The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 16, 1952 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

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-fife raw BLYTUEVIU-E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Revenue Bureau Reorganization Hall Completed Five New Districts Added, Three More To Be Added Soon B}' FRAVK O'BRIEN" WASHINGTON (ft — The Bureau of Internal Revenue hns Ksclf about half reorganized. < rive new revenue districts hove been set up since last May and are now operating in 13 slates, Secretary of the Treasury Snyder hns announced dates In the next 10 days whn three more districts, with 12 more states, will be put Into operation. Addilionnlly, it was learned today that announcements are soon to come on two more districts, to contain al least four states. It was also learned that changes are probable In the already-operating New York City and Chlcapo districts. That makes 25 states [unction- ing or soon lo bo functioning under the plan accepted last spring by Congress to take tbe scandal-buffeted (ax bureau out of politics and break down its heavily centralized structure. Jl brings all of the Northeast and most of the Atlantic Coast and Great Lakes region under reorganization. Yet to be reorganized are the West and most of the MtdwesU The revenue bureau his promised to complete the reorganization by Deo. 1. . An informed source satd today the next new lax districts to be announced will have headquarters at Philadelphia and Seattle. Philadelphia will supervise federal tnx matters In New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania, the source sn'id. It was not known whether Seattle will take in more than the slate of Washington. Here is the revamped federal tax collection service now halfformed: 1. The presidential plan accepted by Congress provided for dividing tbe nation into as many as 25 tax districts, each headed by a commissioner. The revenue bureau, ac- Spain to Get Aircraft Engines From England LONDON' WV-V5pain will soon get 500,000 pounds ($1,400,000) worth of piston-type aircraft engines from Britain in return for pyrites and other needed strategic metals. Foreign Under Secretary Anthony Nutting told the House of Commons last night Spain also will get radio-direction finders for airfields and out-dated radar nnd radio equipment as part of Britain's arms-for-export policy. "All this Is obsolescent material," Nutting said, "which could be used for civil and military purposes, hut for which there'is no dcmnnd from any friendly or neutral country." England to Buy Russian Grain LONDON W—Dr. Charles Hill parliamentary secrelary to the Pood Ministry, told the House of Commons today Britain has contracted to buy 200,000 tons of grain from Soviet Russia. He said the shipment was expected soon. cording to the best Information available, hns decided on 16 districts. The district commissioner will have broad decision-making powers in his area, heorcltcnlly at least, few administrative decisions will be let', to Washington and national headquarters will devote itself to 'overseeing and policymaking. The district commissioner, chosen under civil service as a career man, will be the highest-ranking field officer of the burenu. 2. The 04 directors will deal with (heir district commissioners instead of with Washington. Whereas the collectors were appontcd hy Ihe Tresidpnt, with the ndvlce and content of the Senate, directors will be cU'll service employes. Under the old system,, internal revenue agents, special agents, alcohol and tobacco tax investigators and Inspectors usually were independ- ti*x of the collector, often reporting direct to Washington. They will now all come under the directors' supervision. Severn Invites Clement Attlee To 'Join Us' LONDON tfi ~ Ancurin Bevan stormy leader of the left-wing faction that threatens to split Britain's Labor party, today Invited pur'" leader Clement Attlee and his right- wing moderates to "come and Join us." Disciples of the 5-1-year-old former health minister recently shook the Labor party's annual conference by grabbing six out of seven scats on Ihe 27-niember Executive Committee allotted to local Labor parties. Atllee and his supporters had indignantly accused the Bevnnlts of starling a,"party wjthln the party." lievnn hotly denied the charge and Issued the "come and Join us" invitation today in Tribune, weekly magazine edited by his wife, Jennie Lee. Private Housing Is on Increase WASHINGTON Wi—The Bureau of Labor statistics <BLS> reported Inday that !)S,01X) new, non-farm dwelling :inits ucro started In September. Sr> far this year, BLS said, a total of 8M.800 new dwelling units have lieen put under construction. A 19,300-unit increase in private housing tills year over last, it said, was all but nffsel by an 18.500-unlt decrease In public housing. Public housing started last month —COO units—dropped to the lowest level In more than a year. This will be the seventh consecutive year in which housing starts were at or near the 100,000 mark. Voting Will Be Business Here HOPEWBIjL, Vn. lil'i — Voting may be a sticky business here on Nov. 4. The City Council lias authorized a sorority to soil coifce and doughnuts at the five voting precincts. Proceeds will go toward buying a new X-ray unit for the city henllh deparlment. ' Opinion Survey Shows 99 Per Cent Believes in God NEW YORK W'j-An opinion survey Indicates that 09 per cent of the American people believe In God. The survey resulte, released yesterday, were made by an Independent commercial research firm for the Calholic Digest. Communist Editor Fined in France LYON. France (IP, - A French Criminal District Court has convicted a Communist crliior of harm- Ins the morale of the French Army and fined him 20,000 francs— about "' THURSDAY, OCT. 16, 1952 Cigaret Smuggler Gets Heavy Fine Marseille, France, 1,5V-A French court sentenced Jean DeStoiir to four months in jail and ordered him to psy a fine of 558 million francs ($1,700,000) for trying to smuggle six tons of American cigarettes into France from Tangier. DeStour was grabbed by customs men as he ncared the French Coast in a small craft. His cargo was seized. Officials said last night DeStour probably would be allowed to n«.kc a settlement of the fine at a much lower figure. Columbus brousht the first cows to America on his second voyage In 1495. ements about the Security Probe Is Concluded NEW YORK W—The U. S. Senate Icilfinal security subcommittee yesterday concluded its three-day probe of United Nations employees concerning tbe possibility of Communist ties. The subcommittee, headed by Sen. Herbert O'Conor (D-Md), indicated It would continue its Investigation with more hearings here within the next two weeks lion with war contracts. Mrs. Oarsson announced Mrs. Grosson Gets a Divorce MEXICO CITY «V-Mrs. Ruth Levy Garsson says she had obtained a Mexican mutual consent divorce from Murray Garsson, the manufacturer convicted in 1947 of bribery and c-nspiracy in connec- dooo- t /' In whiskey, too, there \ « good.. .better...and gill-Hill KENTUCKY STRAIGHT " BOURBON WHISKEY ' last night the decree was Issued Tues. day but she declined to say wher*. She formerly lived In New York City. •>• C U»w*i» Prk# . BoH Action SM. K»rt'l tK« l«w*>f ;«. w- M.I KghtWfll9li< your boy to tandl.. H w.i povndi. Fm bo4o«<, uwj curacy. Hat taptrwl t>lu> Aral bo>r^ with woUut grofe wood *x*. ffr», .Urt w long rMo corlridgM; rvjukw or l>i«li -f-ij O.p,n4abl. bolt «1k»u Vwv ni, blt.M. * rife uro to -ok. your boy *» pra.J^I y<»we>»«r ta MX nrioMnrhood. 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