The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 20, 1947 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, February 20, 1947
Page 5
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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1947. Committee Okays Beer lax Boost Another Bill Proposes Restrictions on Liquor Wholesalers LITTLE HOCK, A rk., Feb. 20. — 'UP) — The House Committee on Revenue an t i Taxation, meeting In Little Rock last night, okayed two House bills rlc.iHiig with liquor taxes and licenses. * One of the measures, Introduced Reps. Clifton G. Wade and t*c se.-imstw or Washington County, would put another one- cent tax on a bottle of beer, bringing the _lotal lax to two cents «er bottle. The o.'her piece of legislation, authored by Rep. G. R. Reed of Miller county, would clamp restrictions on the issuance of wholesale liquor permits. A "do uass" recommendation was handed the beer measure after two amendments we.- P accepted. They would provide that (he revenue from the next tax be .divided ftrt percent into the general fund, 24.75 percent to the 'University of Arkansas, and the remaining 25.2;; percent to other state colleges; and the rcnoml nmi'iidment would allow I cities divided by a slate line to ' charge only tile nniount that is charged in the adjoining state. Sen. John W. Cloer of Sprlngdnlc tol{] the group that the additional revenue would be in the neighborhood of $1,350,000. The license rogulaitori bill was iiphe'd by A. G. Fai->-ar, a North Little ftoek. Liquor dea'cr, who asserted 'thai five wholesale -liquor dealers in Arkansas today have a virtual monopoly on the liquor business. He said (hat, the nrBrtos- ed legislation would break the monopoly and return the wholesale Jl""f>r business into a competitive field. BLYTHEVILLE CARE.) COURIER NEWS Snow Bird nctenf Wew England Elm inally Gives Up Ghost TOWA'SEND. M?ss. CUP) — Ni>w, England's third Inrgest elm tree. which survived lightning, fire and disease tor more than 2CO years, is The trco. plantad rbv Lt. Amos Whitney, who lived fcotwccn 17C4 and 1770, solved ;. s the beliry for this town's first church. Its "massive members drooping Erni-efully atlnvart the la,wn beck- oiidd the heated and thirsty toiler in summer to the well curb beneath its refreshing shadow" according to a history of Townsencl. j In the past 23 years, a $310 lightning rod had 'been ntta-he'l to the e!m and liberal patches of cemen!. had been allied where the tree had undergone survery. Add Horrors of War — Yugoslav Whisky CLINTON, Okla. (UP)—Marsha Word, a Clinton attorney who spent 23 days with the partisa. army of Marshal Tilo during world War n, says Yugoslavian whisky is so .strong- "one American who took ,i a shot of it said it burned his ' tonsils out first, and then fired his insides nil the way down." Word said the group he was with burned the whisky in their lamps "It makes the prettest tint flame you ever saw," he ovservcd. Word was forced to parachute from his B-24 over Yugoslavia after the Germans had riddled hi plane In a raid. A robin, who either failed to no south in the fall or returned from there prematurely, makes a dinner companion of a squirrel at a feeding slatipn near Hiver Forest, III. Although crippled, ___ l _ h « bird evaded capture. Big Japanese Fortunes Liquidated TOKYO, Feb. 20. (UP)—The personal fortunes of 55 Japanese—representing the wealthiest members of the 10 Zai'oatsu families—were ordered liquidated today by the Japanese government. An allied headquarters announcement which revealed the Japanese government order estimated that the assets of these heads of tlie Znibatsu enterprises total roughly $BO,0:o,000 at the current military conversion rate. The individuals were "earmarked" for the liquidation of their holdings 'by the Allied-inspired Japanese Holding Company 'Liquidation Commission. Today's move on the part of Japm's government was another in a series of steps fostered by the Allies to destroy forever the Zaibatsu—the v.'.'ir-inaking big business combines whose factories and, resources made .possible Japanese preparations for war and the long light in China and the Pacific ocean areas. Don't Take'Em! Jean Hogan soems a bit dubious as she is handed some wooden J|'jickcls. Just curiosities now, ~(hey were once worth live cents ap ; .eco, having been issued at Tcnino, Wash., ,-is scrip during the currency slior!;ige of 1932. They're now cxliibils at aunuul hobby show in New Vork City. Ice on Highway Causes Two Deaths in Tennessee PARIS, Term., Feb. io. (UP)—An ice-::overcd highway today was •olamed for a highway automobile collision in which two college students were killed and two other persons injured seriously ID miles South of here yesterday. The accident victims were identified as James T. Barber, 24, and Charles w. Germany, 23, both Murray, Ky.. State Teachers College students from Milan, Tenn. In serious condition in a hospital here were Mr. and Mis. Elza M Goff, a! Louisville, Ky. Sheriff Clyde Williams said both cars apparently were traveling South when the automobile driven by Bai'oer skidded JjroadSide on the highway and was struck l:y the Goff vehicle. -Both cars were demolished. More Comfort Wearing FALSE TEETH Here Is a pleasant way to overcome loose plate discomfort. FAS- ifcETH, an improved powder, sprinkled on upper and lower plates holds them firmer so that they feel more comfortable. No gummy, gooey, pas (n 'U 01 ' feellng; ' Il ' s alkaline (non-acid). Does not sour. Checks JrS™ odor " Denture breath). 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