The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 20, 1950 · Page 7
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, BLTTHEVTLTJB CASK.) COURIER KEWI Senate Studies Small Business Needs WAHtNOTOrl, Feb. 20. W)—An* uncertain Senate grappled today Kith the question of how It can best attend lo the needs of the nation's mull business. With four different proposals before them, the lawmakers debated the Usue (or three days last week without reaching > decision. They finally agreed to vote today <4 p.m. EST). In advance or the vote, Senator Maybank (D-SC) summed things up IhMFay: riVrerybody wants to help Ihc little businessman but we can't seem lo agree about how lo do It." Here were the choices facing the Senate: • , 1. A year-old proposal by Senators Holland (D-FIa) and Wherry (n-Neb), lo create a regular legis- lalive commillce on small business. 1 It appeared to have little chance [ of adoption. 2. A substitute by Holland that would add. five senators to the Senate Banking Committee whenever it handles small business matters. A banking subcommittee hended by Maybank now deals with these mailers. 3. A substitute by Wherry which would set up a "scleci committee on siirall business" of 13 senators. It would be a permanent group but xvcmld not have authority to wrile legislation. 4. A substitute by Senior Murray ID-Mont) to set up a "special committee on small business" for two years. It could Investigate and hold hearings but not write bills. Holland claimed tiie support or most Senate committee chairmen for his proposal to add membrrs of the finance, commerce and judiciary committees—us well as tvi-o other senators — lo the banking group when it acts on small business Issues. | Murray contended lhal Ihc Hoi-' laiirt plan "would create oonfu-1 Hollywood Mm Continued from Page i The loudest and longest, laugh In "Battleground" comes when George Murphy relays General McAuliff's famous answer to a Nazi officer w ho is demanding surrender. "The answer is nuts," says Murphy. "Docs that mean affirmative or negative?" asks the Nazi. "It's definitely negative, I'd say," replies Murphy. Courl-Marluled Biggest single laugh from ''The Good Humor Man" comes when Jack Carson's boss calls Jack in on the carpet and thunders: "You're a disgrace to the Good Humor Company. You're fired. Turn In your uniform and your bells." * + • Healthiest laughs in "South Sen Sinner" come during some dialog between Shelley Winters and MacDonald Carey at a cafe table. "Yonr friend is a lot easier to get along with than y ou are," says the flirtatious Shelley when Carey, fails to warm up to her. "Yeah," answers Carey, "he is. While you were singing he couldn't keep his eyes off your voice." A derelict pianist is playing nearby and Carev saj's: "I've got & hunch he once was a virtuoso." "What of it?" asks Shelley. "I was, too." • * • ^Twelve O'clock High" was never the 'boy, Harry, Jr., ia.~ "The car has H rear end rattle." said Hairy j,-. "i thought I could ride back there and find it." Thieves Must Have Banquet Scheduled PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 20-«>)— The Police Department was wondering today if the robbers' association is planning a banquet. Myer RabinowiU, operator of a wholesale meat processing company, reporled yesterday that thieves broke Into his plant and stole the following: Pour sides of beef weighing a lolal of 1.500 pounds. A l,2CO-nound cross cut of beef. A total of 881 ham and pork butts weighing about 2.000 pounds. Three hundred pounds of beef livers. One hundred eighty ixnnuls of beef tongues. Two boxes containing 143 dressed chickens. A ci'nlc of egss. Jcmocratlc Leader Lucas of Illinois also opposed It. commenting that it's hard enough now lo get 13-mcmber committees lo meet, without enlarging Ihem by five tcnators. Wherry told the Senate: "I have been all over the United States, talking lo small businessmen and I wish lo inform Ihc majority leader that they want a committee of their own, cither with legislative authority or without it." Maybank argued that what small business needs Is a committee that can send bills to the Senate for action instead of merely investigating lo gel complaints in Ihe public eye. Boy 'Stuffed in Trunk' Looking tor Car Rattle HAWTHORNE, Calif., Fob. 20— Wj— A woman called police and said she had seen a man stuff a boy ni the trunk of a car. As 'he drove off, she said, she eop^*d his license number. -- ~ fee traced the car- to the home of Harry Sroggs. Scroggs laughed and produced intended to be a coined}' but Its producer was shrewd enough to inject three good laughs for relief from the film's dramatic, intensity. Best one conies when Gregory Peck as flight commander, after .breaking a*erscant twice, breaks him lo private once more, promotes him back to sergeant almost in the same breath and Men adds: "You're have su many ups anil downs you'd better put a zipper on llmse stripes." You know, I'm beginning to feel sorry about Alan Uidd. * * * Barbara Bel Cicddes will be Alan Liidd's leading lady in "Montana Rides." ... Las Vegas interests are trying („ ] m . e My Khan into a big hotel project there . . John Wayne finally put his feet in the lobby cement at Gramnan's Chinese Theater. After all (hose action films, his fists might have been more appropriate. ^_ flL J Rom^ierel sit... Ay J oe Marsh Now The The missus had the sniffles last Sunday monim s . so I went to "Doc" Emerson's to pick up some rold lah- Ids. When I Eo t Ihrrc, "Doc's" drugstore was closed but there was • sign on the door Hiving that Red Smith's was open. When I got to Reel's I asked what's up and he says, "Not much business on Sundays, so 'Doc' and •2 decided to aiternale every week staying open. This way one of us can rest, read the Sunday papers like other folks —and we won't t* letting anyone down,' who might need something.* ' "Doc" Can Read Sunday Papers More and mart, AmericanK are Toluntarilj cooperating to ftt things done. Take how t)ie tavern owners have volunteered lo adopt the Brewers' Sclf-llegulation program. For a long time nn«r, they hare bffit feting to it fh.( their taverns are kept clean ind law- abiding—a ercdittotKe community From where I sit, this is an example of real democracy—voluntarily cooperating for our own and for the public's good. ARKANSAS JHVISION. (MOD STATES BREWERS FOUNDATION* lor m*Mn> auw., umi .oat. »«. Etcni'iig call from real-estate prospect, George out, 10 I fill in with details about a house he's offering for sale! Visited over the plione aft/i Mrs. Reeder be/are she went oft lo it'Orfc. She's gone a fof, btit phone keeps us in touch. Called dcncntotrn la ask Mr. Robert) at the furniture itore if our table had come in t/el. Tucke blacks in Iwclce seconds! Arranged to meat my friend Ammn in downtown Wichita for a shop/ling spree. She's .50 miles aiuiy-souiuLs like next Jour. "IT'S A REAL BUY!" Our telephone service is a real bml"et buy said Mrs. George Bloornenshine recently, after keeping a five-clay record of ' ail telephone calls made and received at her Winfieltl, Kansas, home. She finds that her telephone gives valu- •ble service two -ways ... it saves time running her household . . . helps her husband keep in touch with his real-estate and msurance prospects after office hours. "It's just like having a combination errand hoy, salesman and messenger work- H, 8 'u- 24 ^" rS a da >''" addcd M". Bloomenshme. "What a surprise to find when I checked my record that this service costs us an average of only 2,5 for every call we make and receive!" r- . , * * * Each year brings progress In your telephone service. New telephones added— improvements made! The result: you can call more people, and they can call you— with quicker, better service. It's a reai budgef buy -that grows in value every yearl Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. What *lt» er'v»t M mvek for M liHlit DEMAND! HUDSON OFFERS A GROUP OF NEW SPRING Suits Tailored In Silky-Smooth GABARDINE The Greatest Suit Value In the History of Blytheville! While They Last •Silver Gray • Lush Tan ° Spring Green • 5$ft Brown Regs. - Shorts - Longs - Stouts Sizes 32 to 46 We have also siocket! 1GD 0f fee Suits in our store at Sleele, GET YOURS TODAY-THEY WON'T LAST. LONG! HUDSON CLEANER TAILOR CLOTHIER Blythevilie, Ark. Stcele, Mo.

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