Page 7 article text (OCR)
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8,1050 BLYTITEVrU.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN U. S. Education Bill Hits Religion Snag Hollywood Specific Bans Question Halts Further Action Winter-Wecry Midwest Staggers As Old Man Weather Renews Siege By Barney Livingstone WASHINGTON, March 8. Federal aid to education burned squarely up against the religious « ;stion again today In Congress, rhe House Labor Committee, ich refused yesterday to approve federal funds for parochial school transportation services, today tame up to the larger problem of electing specific bnns against any type of federal aid whatever for nonpublic schools. Whsitcver Ihe vote, It appeared likely only to widen the split now blocking action on the $300,000.000 school aid bill. The measure already has passed the Senate, but without the controversial House features. The Senate-passed bill does not direct how the stales may spend aid funds, leaving it up to them to determine whether parocial schools get a share. Yesterday's committee action on parochial school bus service was the first test vote since the committee began closed-door consideration of the Senate hill a month ago. Proposal Rejected By a vote of 1G to 9 it rejected n proposal by Rep. Kennedy (15- Massl to require Ihe commissioner of education to withold a percentage of the aid money from Ihusc states prohibiting its use for private schools. The withheld funds would then be paid directly to the contractor furnishing bus service to parochial pupils. The Cntholic position, as stated in New York yesterday bv the Rl. Msgr. John S. Middleton, is: II>• The Associated 1'rcss The winter-weary midwest slag- gered today from another round of crippling climatic blows. Snows, sleet, gales i» rt blizzards whipped over areas from the northern plains into Iowa and headed for Lake Michigan. A mass of cold air followed in the wake of the blustery, cold March weather Hundreds of towns were Isolated with business nearly paralyzed. Highway travel was vrltnally halted in many areas. Scores of schools were closed. Mnny motorists and some school children were stranded in parts of the blizzard "elt Damage to property was extensive. Some rail and air travel was curtailed. Communication service was wiped out over most,of North Dakota and parts of South Dakota Nebraska and Minnesota. Amsvtcm radio station operators were ready to handle emergency messages lo areas cut off from outside telephone and telesraph communication. Crash Kills 15 Fifteen persons lost their live: in a Northwest Airlines plane ::rasl in a blinding snowstorm in Mil nenpolis last night. Red Cross chapters In mldwes cities were alerted. They were pro pared to send food, clothing am her relief supplies into the storr ea. Winds whistled across the mid cst prairie lands at velocities froi to 65 miles an hour, with gust to 85 and as high as 100 m|) some parts of the plains slate. The storm's most devastatin ows landed with telling effects country. 1ft' church does not seek public funds for general support of parochial schools, and wants no money for maintenance, building repair construction or teachers' salaries II docs Icel that parochial schools as much as public schools, are entitled to govcrmncnt-siipportci auxiliary services, such as bus transportation. Rep. Jacobs (D-Indl. a Catholic is author of the proposal to go further ami erect specific bars n gainst use of federal money fo any purpose not intended for publi tax-supporlcd schools alone. Participation in any federal is sistancc program has been dc mandcd by Catholic Church 'cad crs. It has been just as vigorous! opposed by those who cotitcnd would violate the principle of sop aration of church and state. Amendment Slay Kill Bill ' If Jacobs' amendment is adonte Rep. Powell. (D-NY) predicted a: home of a school nid bill "is lost Pro-Catholic committee mem bers, Powell said, would be certa to vote against any MH incorpo atini? such a ban against, parochi ^hool participation. Powell is •vitro Baptist minister. •"With federal aid seemingly liar aground, lawmakers were ptssimi tic of chances of refloating it time for action at this session. Rep. Lucas (D-TexasX a committee member, commented: "I hate to be discouraging, but I feel a bill would be so filled with controversy that the leadership would not' even permit it to come to the floor if it were voted out of committee." 1 Luras, as well as some other members, thought the committee should turn to legislation providing only for construction of new schoolhouses — dropping entirely other controversial forms of assistance. •er the Dakotas, Nebraska, Min- csota, Iowa find Wisconsin. The inds diminished as they swept cross Iowa into Illinois, but the recast for Chicago today, was west o northwest winds ranging from 35 o 15 mpli. Snow Blocks Heads Snow accompanied the blizwird hroiLgliout eastern Nebraska, east- n. South Dnkotii, western Iowa nd Minnesota. Roads were blocked y huge drifts In many areas. The winds caused much damage 11 cities, with hundreds of windows broken. Thousands of . Iclc- jhone, telegraph and power lines c knocked out. in Omaha, alone. ictwetn 150 and 200 power lines Acre rciwrtcd down. Streets In the downtown section were littered wMh iroken (-hiss from wind-smashed display windows. In Nebraska, the Northwest Bell Telephone cnmp; reported 54 communities remained Isolated Sixty-five school children we-e forced to spend last night in ;hc B!cnc'oc, la., school gymnasium after the storm stalled school buses Fifteen motorists also were stranded in the small western Iowa community. Continued from Page * icr Brothers was because ot "The nspcctor General." . . . Millenn'um: A local radio announcer ntervicsved Harry James and didn't sk a single question about Hetty jrable . . . There's more talk about another Garbo film. A local group Is paging her to appear as Cleanora Dusc in a film based on d'Annunzio's book. "Flame of Life." Alfred de Marlgny is In town to vrite a screenplay about the slay- Ing of Sir Hnrry Oakcs. DC Marigny was exonerated of the murder of his father-in-law . . . Nineteen,'car-old parry! Hlckmtin is cclc- :)ratine his 15th year as an actor. He made his film debut at the age of four and has appeared in exactly 150 films. • « ' • ' HonaM Colcman's suave college president role on "The Halls of Ivy" airshow has everyone in the cost referring to him as "Sexs Prcxy" John Dall's wooing of Margaret Phillips in "The Heiress' at the New York Civic Thcotcl an offstage routine, too ... Irene Ilyan's radio boss. Bob Hope. aske< Israel's Police Forces To Take Up Agriculture 1EL AVIV—MV—III Israel, every good "cop" soon may be a good farmer The ministry of agriculture is working out plans for members of Ihe police, force to cultivate as auxiliary farms the lands adjoining the many police stations In this Concrete Culvert Tile Sizes up lo 36 In Corrugated Metal Culverts Si/c-s up to 84 In. Aulumalir Flood Gain Concrete Septic Tnnks Melal Scplic Tanks Sewer Tile Btst Prices We Deliver A.H.WEBB Uleb«-aj 61 at State Mne Phone, 114 cr what it was like guesting on a val network show. "It was awful," \c shuddered, "like being tost In \c moors with James Mason." I'aus* For ropcorn At test: In a new Republic western "Hills Oklahoma." cowboy Rex Allen. Her firing six bullets at the flce- )(• rustlers, stops lo reload his x-shoolcr. I'm not sure, but may- c It's just being done to give ic kids time' to reload their louths with popcorn. MacDonald Carey, now frcelanc- }g. is the latest to cast longing lances at independent film pro- uction . . . Harold Hccht's cor- espondencc with James Thurber vcr a 31-page screenplay of "The Catbird Scat" Is now a mammoth •I pages. Most recent was a note ?) from Thurber which ended vith: "I'm sorry ! don't have mure ne or this letter would have been shorter." « Near the end of her recent p. a. NOW OPEN Al Ilic Slitlc Line Waller Dunlup * Hilly Cralc's MAGNOLIA Service Station! • MOBIL01L • MOBILGAS Reg. 22.9 Ethyl 24.9 our with young actor Jerry Paris, alicllcy Winters told him: "Either, Ills trip Is setting longer or you're citing handsomer." , . . Holly- 'ood's economy wave, I'm nfrnlcl, i getting out ol hnml. They're avlng on everything these days. Vhy, ihere's even a movie coming IP for Fred MacMun-ay titled. Snvc Your Kisses." llut that's gong too far. Marriage Licenses The toi!p\ving couples have chained marriage licenses nt the of- Ice of Miss Elizabeth Ulytlic. covm- y clerk: J. D. Ilicxs and Miss Tlielma File. both of IsiyuiuviUe. Doyle R. Hulchcll of Huffman and Mfis Wilnia File ol BlyOievUlc. Bate T. Martin and Miss Sar» H Shcrcrl^, both ol Carbondale, HI. Blytheville FLOWER MART Offering Complete I'Moristic Service Wedding, 1'arly & Funeral Flowers WHISKEY 100 PROOF OLD FITZGERALD OLD FASHIONED...Xa'.wur.*^ STniU-WniHBrS11tUl«T,IHC.,l~ll.me,ltj. Jacfcsonvi/ie's C. of C. Keeps 'Gators Off Street JACKSONVILLE. Pin.—W)—Mrs. Jan- Flory who answers 75-odd Ict- teiE a day at the chamber of commerce, considers it all in a day's work to assure out-of-statcrs that Floi^ua is n safe place to work and play. — Some of her inquiries arc stii: •V°m persons who nsk if visitors can ne safe from alligators roaming over streets and highways. Fact is. when a 'gator is seen out of his swamp; habitat. Floridinns consider it news **?* CANVAS AWNINGS Make yours a truly enjoyable summer . . . temper the heat under welcome shade. A<ft! a touch of colorful beauty to tbc exterior of your home. Protect your furnishings, wails and draperies. Yes—there is no substitute for Canvas Awnings. Call us today —dtimatcs gladly given without obligation. CARNEY AWNING CO. 113 S. 1st. Phone 2072 100-H.P. V-8 Yes, you con even hear Ford's quality. You hecir the new quiet of Ford's tough and ready 100- horsepower V-8, the only V-8 in the low-price field. It's Ihe type of engine you find in America's costliest cars . . . ye! Ford makes this 8-cylinder powerhouse available to you at hundreds less than you'd pay for mosl "sixes." NEW "HUSHED Sound-condilioning all around, plus Ford's "Lifeguard" Body (now 13-woys stronger) make the '50 Ford so silent, you can talk in whispers. Add Ford's quiet to Ford's quality "feel" and you'H see why Ford'; the one fine car in its field. in your future ...with a future built in / RENT A CAMERA Low Rates on Box or Flash Cameras Call 3647 — West Main BARNEY'S DRUG STORE AMMONIA FERTILIZER EQUIPMENT 1,000-GalIon Storage Tanks with all hose and fillings 5 267.50 5 297.50 BarksdaleMfg.Co South Broadway Phone 2911 Complete Auio & Interior Work Have Your Seat Covers Tailored Right on the Seats — To assure a Perfect Fit! Door panels covered to suil your fnste. Have that torn and dirty dead lining replaced with a new one in original material. All work designed to bring out (he beauty in your car. We also upholster any type furniture. 1'lionc S 11 U for free estimates. SMITH MATTRESS CO. Phone 4819 Blytheville Air Base "Free Pickup & Delivery" A BETTER LAUNDRY For Expert Laundry nnd Dry Cleaning—Call 4474 NU-WA 50 RuL (fty PHILLIPS MOTOR COMPANY Fifth & Walnut Phone 4453 TEST DRIVE A '5O FORD - IT WILL OPEN YOUR EYES! 1 IN EVERLASTING BROttZE Too prociatu to toec or slorc aw»r eon.it-i.iU reminder <,f jonr Baby'» — (litre's Wily OTIC Eallsfymjr thin* first toddlinft clops. Send your todowilh those InrcDfaccabto liabr Bah>'s First Shoes today lor Shc*s. H*v« th«m "Eternalized" "Eternalizing".. Attach card to by our Genuine Electroplating ahoe Riving yournnmcaTitJ address. Procei*. Thi» process deposits A Or, flione and we'll be glad tapiclc tieavyccMjriK ot ncloal Bronzo on themcp. rromptdcrivcry. Allwork \rm Ihci". They'll Tarl forever —a Phonr nowors'^.TKbo'-sorniimcr* ALLEN PLATING COMPANY P.O. Box 8 Phone 4188 Blytheville, Ark.