The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 5, 1950 · Page 7
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^ THURSDAY. JANUARY 5. 1050 Oleo Tax Repeal Faces Difficulty Opponents May Ask Rider on Measure Backed by Futbrighf WASHINGTON, Jan. 5. (API — The Senate hc:iclcd today into a se.ssion-o.nenliiR fiiiht over a House- parsed bill to erase federal taxes on oleomargarine. Supporters oj Die measure predicted they hart the voles to win but admiite tithe outlook w.is clouded by proposals to link other excise tax cuts to the bill. Senator Pulbrigln ID-Ark), ready with tlie first major speech lor the bill, said lie had heard reports that an attempt also would he made to 'ie a civil rights rider to ihe legislation. He denounced any such plans, along with moves to attach a general reduction in excise levies to the oleo measure, as "subterfuges, intended to ^narl up the situation." Democratic Leader Lucas, of Illinois, moved to forestall any lili- buster against the bill by Seniors Irom dairy stales, whose eon.sutil- eiiis don't want their nutter marker hurt by cumin'lm^ bread spreads. Lucas announced in advance that ihe issue '.vould be fought to a showciown vote. The legislation, pas.sed by the House last year, would wipe out the 10-cent.s-a-pnimd lax on yellow colored oleo. It also \vould remove the one-rnKirter cent a pound levy on the tmcolorcd variety, a.s well us occupational taxe.s on manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers. I BI/mrEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS INTERIOR OF PAPAL SALON CAR-A Roman woman cleans Ihe walls arou.ul the P-,nal Ihrnnn Pope Pn,s IX-is rnasnilicenUy decorated. Pope Pius XII is expected to m "t c ',„•/„,£ "^ [£ tru.n, a special Holy Yoar trip across Italy, duri.nj 1850. . Britain's Gold-Dollar Reserves Register Gain LONDON. Jan. 5. .'jVj—Sir Stafford Crinps has announced Britain's vital Hold-dollar reserves jumped 33(13,000,000 in the last cjuar- ter of i(l!9. This is S348.000,000 above the dangerous low point of last September, just before the pnnnd was cheapened from 54.03 to S2.80. The reserve. 1 ! now stand at SI,688,000.000. the chancellor of the exchequer told a news conference. This is still well below what the treasury considers a safe minimum —52,000.000.000. Movie Actors Settle Differences With RKO HOLLYWOOD. Jan. 5-,',!';—Two movie personalities whose salaries stretch out four figures tills side of the decimal nave -settled their differences wifh Howard Hughes' RKO studio. Victor Mature, suspended Dec. 13 by 20lh Century-fox for refiLSin« ;) loan-out role in an RKO piclure, lias agreed to script, changes and was put back on the payroll—at a rule of $2,110 a week. Dorothy Uunour reached a settlement of her contract suit apuinst RKO. Her 51,400 weekly pay checks stopped immediately, she said last month, when she told the studio .' ; hi> «,is going to have a baby. Ti;e baby, her second, was boi n Out. 20. She is married to William R. Howard ill, advertising executive. She said studio officials contcnd- i I'd her f 11-ure had been changed by | ihe pregnancy and that they were 'entitled to cancel her contract. Her lawyer insisted any contract restraining a married woman from iiiivin" a baby was contrary to public policy. Amount of the settlement was not disclosed, but various .'eport.s place dit between $100,000 and $225,000. Nearly OOO.OOO.OQO acres of western lands in the United States ! are classed as semi-arid and arid. Phone Workers Asking 15-Cent-an-Hour Raise ST. LOUIS, Jan. 5. (/Pi — The CIO Communications Workers, alter twice postixming a strike against the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, have a.sked for an overall wage increase of 15 cents an hour. Officials of the six-state utility: who had complained the union had made no specific proposals, took the request under advisement and promised an answer by Friday. 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These fi|;incs were disclosed in the final IsMil financial reports of' Hie HID national committees As! iMiuiieci by law, they were fil« ( | ' with the clerk of the House. The GOP committee reported cx- p.'ii-es of S770.2:il and receipts nf 3?CT.4^2 during ti lc year. Tile Democrats 1'cporuiu receipts of S1.451.U7 rind expenses of 31.019.973. Australian Jackeroos Use Pocket Knife to Shear Rancher's Sheep SYDNEY. Australia —My- NV live Jackeroos (Australian for apprentice ranch-hands) In the NOW Guinea highlands have astonished their employer by shearimr snme ol his prize sheep with a pocket-knife Last year, n. II. Glblics flew 1 » ismnil trial /lock of [en prize c«i>s and rams from Australia to his holding at Wewak, New Guinea The native boys became /intensely interested in sheep-farming and, after watching the. first sheep shorn quickly and neatly clipped the rest' of the flock with pen-knives. Oili- bcs believes the Wawat highlands near Wewak are as gotni for sheep- raising as any part of Australia. Party Chairman Calls State Committee Meet LITTLE ROCK, Jan. 4-MV-The Arkansas Democratic State 'committee will meet here Jan. 13 to name a new secretary. The ixxst has been vacant since Edwin Dnnaway re.sifincd to acceiit aupniiitment on the supreme court Henry woods. Secretary to Governor MoMath. announced Ihe Jan 13 meeting yesterday utter a telephone conference with Committee Chairman Willis Smit!;, Texarkana Woods said it hud boen planned to leave the imst vacunl until the regular .spring meeting of tin- committee, but early filing by 195ft candidates makes it necessary to have a secretary with whom candidates can file parly pledges. PAGE SEVEN Now She Shops "Cash and Carry" Without Painful Backache AH WL- K.1 r>[,tor. stri'si nu.l strain nvcr- oirrtion. rxn«sivi> si.mlriru: r.r ovnimiiv I.. CM!-] M'HH'UIIR.S slmv.i down Uilnry function. 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