MONDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1949 Continued Rent Controls Seen Lawmaker Thinks Congress Will Okay Extension of Act liy Frands M. Le May WASHINGTON, Dec. IS (/!•) — USE MONDAY .. T.nc-C.yYo . A key lawmaker predicted yesterday that Prwldent Truman will ask, and Congrats will approve, a continuation of rent controls beyo'id the June 30, 1050 expiration date. I lie spokesman was Rep. Barratt OHara ( D -IH), a member of the HOIUC Hanking Committee who is clo.«e 10 the administration. "The final answer that rent con- fi» ro| s must be continued," he told noHxinei,. "Kof gjv,,,, by Olc rcim _ position of rent ceilings at Harrods- b «rg. Ky., where even a landlord ii"<! a banker asked that controls be restored after there had been exorbitant rent increases— running from 10 to 300 per cent." O'Hara said "the situation in Chicago and other large cities would be terrible if controls were dropped." Oilier* Voice Uoulifs He made a flat prediction that although some other lawmakers Congie.vi will continue the rent law, close to (he White T-lonse have voiced doubt that Congress will permit any federal rent controls after June 30. If there is a continuation the law's effect may be confined In new legislation to rent ceilings only for large cities. Under me revised rent law enacted earlier this year, a legislature tray decontrol a whole siate and a city government can lift controls in Us on-n jurisdiction. The federal rent administrator, Tighe E. Woods, has authority too to lake off rent ceilings on his own initiative nnd with recommendations from local rent boards. About 2,000.000 dwelling mills have been decontrolled, leaving about 12,003.000 of the aproxipmately 40,000,000 dwellings In the country still under control. BI.YTHEVTT.T.R (ARK.) COUTUER NEWS Jy, Lead pencils were first used In 1560 In England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth. FINGER IN PIE—Pulling the finishing touches on his very own fresh fruit pie is Harvey B. Andrews of Inglewood, Calif. Andrews was one of three men among 100 finalists in a nationwide $50,000 recipe contest held al the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York. PIANOS Ten year factory guarantee TUNING the world famous conn — It takes (he vorls out of tuning. RADIO REPAIR Every jol absolutely guaranteed by a bonding company. Music Instruments And supplies of all kind? from guilar picks to bass violins. Recordings We make records of your voice aod music on pcrma-i nenl retords. in Music Music Store 107 K. Main Tel. Sll PA OR NTNS. See Lovely Chiiiii Base TABLE LAMPS With Silk Shade • RED • BLUE • CHARTREUSE The Famous Universal ELECTRIC BLANKET Universal HOME APPLIANCES $ 79 % Universal Vacuum Sweepers. . .upright model, $49.95 Tank Model (with 13 attachments). . .$09.95 & , Universal Rcfrige- $OTQ95 rat or, 9.1 Cu. Ft LI 3 Universal. Electric S1TQ95 Range I ' v up Universal Waffle S1O95 Iron Universal Automatic Electric Iron ....... Universal Automatic Ironer ............. 50«5 O up 17r $10 9 \L Universal Washing Machine Universal Automatic $<j Electric Toaster II Universal Klcclric Foot! Mixer Complete With Chopper Deep Freeze Home Freezer, 12Cu. I't. *424 50 A Special Buy Brings You This Magnificent Mahogany Dining Group 9 PIECES Table • Host Chair 5 Side Chairs Buffet •China In the famous 13th CcnUiry style . . . of genuine mahogany veneer hand-rubbed to a lustrous finish. $ 219 95 Imagine finding deep-pile, all-wool Axminislcr carpet- ing priced so low! Choose from a big selection of pat- terns and colors for wall-to-wall floor covering. . .or rugs in just the si/,e you need! * Wall-to-WaH Carpet $ /n 9 5 PER m ] •Bah H" And up 9x12..., $49.95 12 xl2 69.95 12x15 79.95 SPECIAL! CRICKET CHAIRS .Maple frames, with cushioned back znd seat, plus a decgn- tivc ruffle of colorful chintz. For every Informal room. $17.95 "Strong Enough lo Stand On" Sumson CARD TABLE & 4 CHAIRS $29.75 GOSSIP BENCH Merc's (he fin.wer to pulLEn? that dimcult corner inlo use. In walnut . . . with space for phine book loo. $12.95 i EDWAR URNITURE COMPAN Southern Pride Mattress Southern Pride liox Springs ...
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