The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 8, 1950 · Page 5
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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1950 NewCongress to Face Record High in Spending and Taxes By MARVIN' I.. ARROW-SMITH WASHINGTON, Nov. 8. (/Pj — Huge spending to bolster America's military might and perhaps record nlsh taxes to help pay for it shaped up today as the top Issues in Ihe new Congress meeting In January. ,, Foreign policy will figure Import- JR\Uy In the debate, too. And the •eommunisls-in-governmcnt dispute "lay be revived with new vigor. • Closely tied lo those key Issues are a number of others In the general defense picture which are likely lo keep on the shelf indefinitely most of President Truman's domestic- "Fair Deal" program. The emphasis all along the line when the 82nd Congress takes over is likely to be on strengthening Illis country against Communist aggression. Government spending during; the year starting next July 1 probably will run well over 550,000,080.000. There has been some talk the new hiidet may total as much as SG5.000,- 000,000, with by far the biggest slme cm-marked for defense. In contrast, federal spending t\jis year -.nay add up to about $42.500,000.000. Appropriations are higher, but may not be fully spent. Taxes already have been hiked 54,100.000.000 to help meet the added defense cosls. In the mill is an excess profits tax bill expected to provide another $4.000,000,000 to 56,000,000,000 from business. A "lame duck" session of the expiring Slst Congress, scheduled later this month, may act on that measure, if it doesn't, the bill will have a top priority in the new Congress. Besides deciding how many billions of dollars U> provide for the U. S. mih'tarj' machine, the S2nd Congress faces a decision on how ich economic and arms aid to "nisli to' anti-Communist nations «\jroaci. Also ahead In the broad national defense field are decisions on: 1. Whether to set up Universal Military Training of American youths. 2. Continuing and possibly broad cning the draft lawr It expires next Jl!'" 0. 3. Extension of the economic con- irois program, including authority for wage-price curbs and perhaps rationing of some consumer goods. Most of the present authority will run out next June 30. Between now and then there probably will be much more debate over whether Mr. Truman should exercise his authority to control prices and wages. 4. Extension apd tightening of (he rent control law. Controls expire Dec. 31 unless local areas elect ., . ^^^^^""I^M^iiSKii&iSiaiJiiifc'fc:?- NATURE'S LITTLE TRAGEDY-This tiny sparrow npparemlv become^entwined in .he bit of siring it was usi.^o builc "a es" n Oil City, Pa and accidentally was strangled frying fo free itself. The bird s mate, above, keeps mourning vigil. them another six to continue months. One Issue regarded as certain to pop up In the new Congress Is the Communist control law put on the boo'r:s last September over Mr. Tru •> COLD STANDARD—Carlolta Pardini, cruising on a liner between New York and Bermuda models a 14-kavat gold bathing suit "for women v.-ho are worth Ihcir weight in gold." The ouim includes a matching gold lace cape. man's veto. The upset defeat of veteran Democratic Senator Miller E. Tydings in yesterday's election points up the possibility of the Communists- in-governmcnt row exploding again. Tydings, who was trying for a filth term, headed the Democratic- controlled Senate committee which investigated charges by Senator McCarthy (R-Wis) IhaU Communists infested the State Department. The committee majority labeled the charges "a fraud and a hoax." McCarthy and other Republicans accused the Democrats ol conducting a whitewash. McCarthy campaigned against Tydings and has snlrt repeatedly he intends to keep hammering away on the Communist issue. Foreign Policy Debate That Issue also is sure to crop up in foreign policy debate in Congress, as it did during Ihe campaign. Republicans asserted and Democrats denied that the Truman administration had in effect encouraged Communist aggrc.ssion. The defeat of the Senate democratic leader, Scott W." Lucas of Illinois, is almost certain to prompt new Republican attacks on the Truman administration's handling of foreign policy. That policy was a main issue in the Illinois campaign won by Republican Everett Dicrk- sen. ' Hence, indications are the already much-battered bt-partisan foreign police program is in for more rough going. An all-out war of course, could bring about a general closing of ranks. As for tlie Truman "Fair Deal" progrnm, the President probably will stand by virtually all of It In his State of the Union message to Congress in January. Bub Congress, appropriating and taxing heavily, is likely to bo in a mood for holding do.wn non-defense spending. Even if the lawmakers do get around to the business-as-usual programs, there will again be plenty of opposition lo many of them The Brannan Plan of production payments lo farmers, for example, opposed to that are some Congress members who ordinarily support (he admlnistation. And there's plenty of Republican opposition. In the same boat is Mr. Truman's plan for universal health insurance, which got no place in the Slst Congress. In his campaign speech last Saturday, Mr. Truman . talked about getting rid of the "union-busting" provisions ol the Taft-Hartley labor law. Previously he always had demanded repeal. However, the re-election of Republican Senator Robert A. Tail in Ohio, coupled with the defeat of Democrat Elbert D. Thomas in SHOW STARTS 7:00 P.M. Last Times Tonite Double Feature Program FIRST SHOWING IN BLYTHEVILLE WOMIN IN PRISON! Also Cartoon Utah, leaves administration forces still fighting an uphill battle. Labor went all-out in an effort to defeat Taft, co-author of the Taft-Hartlcy Act. Thomas, chairman of the Senate Labor Committee, led the unsuccessful Senate fight lor repeal. Mr. Truman's hotly-disputed civil rights program still faces the inevitable Senate filibuster if there Is another attempt to push it through. Even if they administration leaders in Congress are convinced they can't win. Smith, Mullis Lead in Dist. 11 PINE BLUFF, Ark., Nov. 8 Of)— Henry w. Smith of Pine Bluff and Pat H. Mullis of Dumas held commanding leads today in races for circuit judge and prosecuting attorney, respectively, in the IHh District. Returns from 48 of the 63 precincts in the three county district of Jefferson, Desha and Lincoln gave: For circuit judge: Smith 7,393 and Harry T. Woolridge of Pine Bluff 3,loD. For prosecuting attorney: Mullis 6.914 and Carlton Currie of Pine Bluff 3,623. The Indian sun symbol is the central device on New Mexico's State il L- • h"''y E"«i«»|t ncnmf jl f . , n , Ij quickly martini II Slm P le "" I! '«li«v«d imt.iion I Chafinq I wiih T^"' Chapping »°!f'»t * 10 * 1 I f .. L I °"y y Small Burns \ RESIN PL 01 "™" 1 *smSm-_ Air Conditioned By Refrigeration NEW lour Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. Ph. 58 Wednesday & Thursday The Showdown' Wild Fiill EUiolt Adm. SOt I'onifc Last Times Today Cliiiidcttc Colbert i r itafion of We" SHOCKING! ! .' ALSO Brodcrick Crawford 'Butch Minds the Baby" Also Color Girfoon BLYTHBVTI.LE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WILSON NEWS Bj Sirs. B F BoylM "Talking is a Social Thing" wil be the topic of discussion at th meeting of [he pfe-school study group of the Wilson Parent-Teach" er Association, which will be hel< Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. In the high schoo cafeteria. Miss Martina Hyde. Wilson kindergarten teacher, Is prc-schoo chairman and will be'assisted bj Mrs. C. D. Price and Mrs. D. D Cash. Miss Hyde announced that emphasis will be placed on speech defects. • Every one with prc-school children or Interested in the pre-schoo' child Is invited to attend. Miss Annie Hae Howland was hostess (o members of the Thursdaj Night Bridge Club last week in the Morrcll Room at the Wilson Tavern. At sanies played during the evening Mrs. George Brewer was high score winner. Miss Lillian Wilson second hj R li, and Mrs. J. V. Rou- ertsou, low. Mrs. Ester liussey was awarded the bridge prize. At the conclusion of 'lie games the hostess served dinner to her guests. Mrs. Harry Woodyard and children. Lee and Joyce, are visiting her parents. Mr. and Mrs. J M B-it- Icr, in iMc-rjdiin, Miss. Mrs. Mable Crcnshaw was (he week end guesl in the home of hei brother, Lytle Goforlh, In Blythe- vilie. Mrs. Nick Rohuhch and children have returned to their home hi Jonesboro after spending last week with her mother. Mrs. J. R. Clayton Mr. and Mrs. Jack Woodyarrf and children. Bernle and Mary Frances, of Helena, arc guests of Mr and Mrs. Marshall Woodyarri. Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Sul'livan and children spent the week end with relatives in Helena. H. O. Yalcs, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Yates. and TSuford Boylcs. Jr., son or Mr. and Mrs. Buford Boy Its. will he among those from Mississippi County who will leave Monday for induction ,lnto the Army. Mrs. Carl Bird, president of the Wilson Parent-Teacher Association, and Mrs Phillip j. Deer attended the District Five Parent-Teacher Association meeting held in Harris- bui'B Friday. "Opportunity For Children to Develop Social Relations" will be the theme of the program of the Wilson Parent - Teacher Association meeting which is scheduled to be held Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. In the school cafeteria. A panel discussion on "Boy-Girl Relationships" will be conducted with high school students participating. Good Entertainment Everyday Open Week Days 6:-15 Show Sl;irl s 7:00 Saturdays £ Sundays I :0i Always a Uoublc Feature Last Times Today 'Strange Gamble' liopulnng Cnssidy & Andy Clyde —PLUS— I r\**nMVUfn I JHET^iiJiJE.'* •-. I SCOTT If; ^OKLAHOMA* 2 Keel Hear Sliorf Thurstlav £ Kridav' PAGE FIVE s sc*- i • -• -*»;:, "-£ %;, .* >*&"' ''^ *^< ~i >'' Huff Is Victor In 18th District HOT SPRINGS. Ark.. Nov. 8. <IFl —C. Floyd Fluff apparently has, von the circuit Judgcship of the IBth district. ncliirns from fa of (he 73 pre- incts In Garland and Montgomery Counties g-ave him R lead of about 1,600 over Incumbent Clyde H. Brown, friend of Governor McMath. Huff had 6,000 to 4.480 for Brown and 2SI for John D, Hosklns. Brown was defeated for renomln- atinn in the August Democratic Primary by the late Curtis Ridgway. The death of Ridsway paved the way for Brown to try a second time to retain his Job, but without the open support of McMath that he had in the primaries. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Wednesday & Thursday 'Rocketship XM' Uoyd Undoes & Qsa Massen Also News &• Shorts Wednesday & Thursday "MALAYA" Spencer Tracy, .Tnmes Stewart & Valentine Cuilesa No 'Mandate' For Alcohol LITTLE ROCK. Nov. *. MV_ state Revenue Commissioner Dean R. Morlcy, also supervisor of ilco- liollc beverages control, had this to say today about apparent dtiett of the prohibition amendment: "We will not regard it a* .n Indication on (he part of the p«p|« 11 at they endorse use of ilcohol I his department will continue at i has in (lie past to do everything within Us power to rlgtdly enforce tho laws pertaining to alcoholle beverages." Carroll Concedes In Colorado HEWER. MOV. s. OT-John A. cm-roll, Democratic candidate for he Senate .early today conceded I lie election of Eugene r>. Milllkln, HeiiuDllcan who has held that Mat for nine y e:lrs . Mmikin is a pol- Itlcal ally of Ohlo'i Sen. Robert A. I aft. 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