The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 27, 1950 · Page 3
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FRIDAT, OCTOBER 27, 1950 Th» Hation Today: Th* Talk of N«w Rent Controlt— Salons Now Favor Rent Controls As Situation Reflects Change By JAMKS MAKI.OW all that mpiiiiR n.,.,„,! .....,, ....*'.... KLYTHEVILLE (ARK.1 COURIER NEWS By JAMKS MAKI.OW WASHINGTON, oci. 27.- «•>—A ntw rent control law? There's teen continuing talk or It, and Hie Idea Kol i shot In (He arm this week. President Truman said yesterday he may call Congress back—before Bits due back Nov. 27—to consider 1 rent controls, among other things. Earlier this month Senator Brictt- cr, Ohio Republican, said congress may have to extend the rent law when il returns in November. In the -past Bricker luul been one of the chief foes of such controls. He had (ought against them Ihc last two times Congress extended them. And as far back as September Hep. Silence—Kentucky Democrat find chairman of the House Dank- Ing Committee — said his group would start hearings on a new rent lav: as soon as Congress returns In November. I^st April Mr. Truman asked Congress to keep the controls until June 30, .1951, nnyway. Congress Changes Mind Late in June Congress thought otherwise and decided to wipe out the controls—or most of them— sooner than Mr. Truman wanted. It passed a rent law which went Into effect July 1 and said this-. 1. All government rent controls would end Dec. 31, 1950 unless— 2. The people of a city or town, by referendum or vote of their governing body, like city council, voted to keep them until June 30. 1951. For the most of the country, unless Congress in the meantime votes to keep them longer, controls will enrt Dec. 31. 1950. But since Congress voted In June Korean fighting started. So dirt all that means. Industries are booming, workers are needed, and In the meantime the government cracked down on new home building by making it harder to buy. Situation Is Different So the situation now is not exactly the same as it was In June. Brlcker, for instance, said tills Oct. 6'. New building had'almost caught up with housing needs (In June) but the government crackdown on new building since the defense program started rolling may leave a shortage that will require rent ceilings. Government rent controls, which started early in the war, have con- tinued until now without a break although with some changes. In 1916 there were 1G.OOO.COO units under rent control, the peak tttiin- ber. At tills moment there are only about one-half that number—or 8,000.000 units—still under control. Since July 1, when the present laiv went Into effect, about 184 communities--with a total of about 1,150,000 dwelling units—have voted to continue federal controls for six months. Since Congress may have other jobs In its lap, when it returns in November, it will have to work fast if it's going to continue the federal controls which otherwise end Dec. Cheap Drug Acts Like Hormone; To Hit Arthritis, Rheumatics, Cancer By ALTON I,. HI.AKKSLEE Associated Press Science Reporter BOSTON. Oct. 27. W—Discovery of an inexpensive drug that seems to act like the wonder hormone ACTH was announced today to the American college of surgeons. The Jrug. an old one named fui'.icin, may become a plentiful now medicine against arthritis, rheumatic fever and perhaps some kimls of cancer. Tests on humans nre just starting. Furacin is derived from furfural, a by-product In milling flour and soybeans. The new discovery is that fur- acin apparently prods the adrenal glands to produce cortisone. This prodding is what ACTH does. ACTH (adrenocoi-tlcotrom'c hormone) comes from the pituitary acts on the adrenal glands, which lie over the kidneys. Doth ACTH and cortisone bring dramatic relief from rheumatoid arthritis, knock out rlieimmtic fever, and have iemjjoranly helped against some kinds of cancer. The hormone-like action of fur- acin was reported by Dr. Charles E. Friemlgood and Dr. Charles B. Ripslein of Maimonides Hospital and the State Ui Center, New .York. They gave it lo mice with Sarcoma, a cancer of connective tissue. Mice ordinnrly die of this cancer in 21 days, when they got /uracin they lived nearly twice as long. When given cortisone, they Hvcc about 4f> days. Then cancer gre\v slower, and some cancer cells died. the State University Medical Margaret Truman Puts TV Likes Ahead of Dating NEW YORK, Oct. 27. (/»>)—Margaret Truman, who makes her professional television debut Sunday I'ieht, says television Is "a wonderful medium," and she sometimes keeps a date wailing while she watches a show. The president's 26-year-old daughter ivill appear on Ed Sullivan's "Toast of the Town" program over the Columbia Broadcasting System network. At a press conference yesterday, she declined to say how much pay she will receive for her appearance. She said she would sing two songs. Miss Truman told newsman she Is a rabid television fun. One of her favorite programs. KukJa, Fran and Ollee, a puppet show, Is "Just like 'Alice In wonderland,' " she said, and added: "If I have a date, he just has to sit and watch!" 20,000 Pay Tribute to 'Mammy Singer' at Hollywood Funeral New York Police Hold 25 Racetrack 'Suspects' NEW YORK, Oct. 21. </!>) — Twenty-five suspects grabbed from a Jamaica racetrack crowd were haled before an assembly line court today in the city's round-the-clock hoodlum roundup. Forty detectives combed the clubhouse and grandstand for touts and other shady characters during yesterdays' rnce.s while all exits of'the track were guarded. The bag Included an alleged onc- T>AGE THRER By KILL BfX'KKR HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 27, (AI>) — In death, as in lite, Al Jolson drew a turnaway crowd. A milling crowd of 20.000 put a Hollywood ending lo (lie Jolson story as final rites for the famed showman were held yesterday. The great and small of show bus- IUKS, the plain folks who just liked ''Is singing, the GI's who remem- berer! his efforts lo keep them happy—all were on hand to say a final good-bye. Many of them filed through Temple Israel a.s his body lay In state for nearly Iwo hours before the services. Then, until the doors of the temple were re-opened lo fill the 1,300- seat auiiltorliuii, they nearly slnm- peded. It had been planned to limit attendance at the rites to only dose friends, but the widow—Jol- son'5 ntraclive fourth wile, the former Erie Oalbraith—asked that of!;?™ be admitted. In the crush of the crowd against the lemplD doors, two women faint- ed and many others wept. Jrsscl 1'ralsos Jolson Mourners heard ucorge Jesscl, Jolson's lifelong friend, eulogize the showman as "a sreat American, great artist, good Jew." Almost simultaneously In New York, where Johon's will was filed for probate, it wn.s disclosed that about M per cent ot his estimated $•1.000.000 eslale will ultimately go lo charity. Although the widow had requested no flowers, but donations to the American Heart Association instead, more than 200 Moral pieces surrounded the casket. President Truman sent his condolences. Private Services I'i'lil Afterward at Hollywood Cemetery mivate family services were held. The remains will be entombed there until a vault Is erected at Hillside Memorial Park, In rls will, dated Sept. 30, 1949. the Jhowman—who died Monday in San Francisco at the age of at —specified that Ins widow, 27, receive the life Income from a trust fund of $1,000.000. His two adopted children will receive life incomes of trust funds of $500,000 each. Jolson set up a $100,000 trust fund for one of his former wives, Ethel Delmar o( Amityville, N.Y. Canada to End War with Germany OTTAWA, Oct. 27. (AP)—Canada will end Its state of war with Germany "as soon as it Is in a position lo do so." This announcement by (he external affairs department yesterday followed n recommendation by the United States. Britain, and France lhat non-Communist members of the United Nations end their stale of \vnr with Germany early in 1DSI. Canada said Us decision * wns prompted by the "de.slrnbllity of bringing the Federal Republic of Germany Into closer n.ssoclatlon Uoia" the communl( 'S f ot '«« nail added lhat ending the Mate of war will be "quite distinct" from any final settlement and will not allccl Germany's obligation! for debts and claims. lime muscle man for Hie deported vice lord, Charles (Micky) Luciano. f .= n.u*e.ui ugnuiiK siaireo. :*> dm mone) comes from the pituitary slower, and some cancer cell ine country s defensejirogram, with gland at the base of the brain. It when either drug was given. PIMPLES! f'. lr f l ''y t!ie w °cW" l**l known blood Ionic. H?!jw cle.ir akin from llt« inside out when pimple*, bumpsand l]ncjfheaclg urecnu.wd by low blood counl. All for S S.S «l «ny dnig .!ot». S C C n>* family hjvon'f, sfood • WiO. Twi/c for 71 y* PURE = StJoseph ASPIRIN FOR SALE 2 iirynnl (!;is Ceiling Healers Kan Forced. Thermo- slfdic Controlled. Used one season. 1 1'iiiiio A-l condition 1 I'Yigidaire Kitchen Range Like New v 50 SI eel Folding Chairs 2 S-Koof 1'i-ogrcKs Drink Hoxes 200 Dinner [Males 200 Coffee Cups 2 Scls Tallies with Chairs The above can be seen at Hie Cedars Club. For Information Call Andrew J. Moses — Phone 3346 Never Before -• Perhaps Never Again, Will You Find Such Values! EVERY PRICE HAS BEEN SLASHED IN SHELTON'S CLEARANCE SALE! '48 '48 '41 NASH Ambassador Super 4-door Sedan, radio and heater, overdrive, new tires, (No. 736) NASH "600" Super 4- door, radio, heater, overdrive and new tires (No. 737) . .. ...„..._...... ........... STUDEBAKER Commander 4-door Sedan, a good sound car (No. 998) Average Prlct §1115 If you're planning to buy a car this fall, then you needn't wait any longer. We're sacrificing every one of the used cars on our lot, because the demand for the '51 Nash has loaded us with trade-ins. Remember, your present car will probably make the down payment or even more when you choose one of these better cars. Yes, come down this week and look them over we won't refuse any reasonable offer. Average Price $1095 Avenge Prlc« J395 '288 VMST/C JtEWCT/ONS! '47 '49 NASH Ambassador 4-door Sedan with new tires, overdrive, radio & heater (No. 999) NASH Ambassador 4-door Sedan, beautiful black finish, white sidcwall tires (No. 743) nise Price S995 Price '1388 '42 '40 '39 DeSOTO 2-door Custom Sedan, has new paint, whiresidewall tires (No. 691) ..; NASH 2-door Sedan, a Memphis-driven car in excellent condition, (No. 738) NASH Ambassador Custom 4-door Sedan, equipped with all accessories (No. 674) CHEVROLET 2-door Sedan, blue color, here's a really dandy car (No. 729) NASH "600" Club Coupe, a beautiful 2-tone color . . . . better see it, (No. 997) PLYMOUTH 2-door Sedan, new gray painf, in excellent operating condition .. (No. 711) $495 A venire I'rlr* '38 '42 '36 PLYMOUTH 2-door Sedan equipped with both radio & heater ... a mighty good buy . (No. 713). ., PONTIAC 2-door Sedan- ette, beautiful 2-tone green paint, radio & heater. (No. 719). PHct $188 Average Prlca $488 BUICK 4-door Sedan, it's an old car but in mighty solid shape . . (No. 727) S395 JMre '278 '47 '41 INTER NATIONAL i/ 2 Ton Pickup in really good operating condition . (No. 730) CHEVROLET Va-Ton Panel Truck, look it over . . . you'll see it's worth $100 more . . (No. 638) I'ricc Avcr.iec Prire SI9-> WE URGE YOU TO COME DOWN BEFORE WEDNESDAY-SALE ENDS NOV.Ist i GUARANTEE H Any car (hat you choose, if it is a 1016 model or later, carries a 30-day unconditional guarantee.. .and we don't mean a 50-50 guarantee. You can be sure with one of our used cars. YOU'LL NEVER FIND A BETTER DEAL! Shelton Motor Co Your 215 South 2nd. St. Dealer Phone 4438 BETTER BECAUSE

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