The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 7, 1954 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 7, 1954
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PA0ITVTO BLYTHEVTLLg (ARKJ COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7,1954 Senate Begins Study of Tax Revision Bill Flanders Soys Income Tex Cuts Will Bring General Sales Levy WASHINGTON (AP) — Sea. Flanders (R-Vt) said today that if the Democrats are successful in persuading Congress to cut income taxes again this year, the revenue will have to be made up by a general sales tax. He made this comment to advance of the start of public hearing* by the Senate Finance Committee OH an administration-backed 875-page tax revision bill, already passed by the House. Flanders serves on the committee. Secretary of the Treasury Humphrey was called as the first witness on the measure, which he has termed the most vital legislation before Congress this session. The bill makes assorted tax cuts totaling $1,400,000,000 for individuals and businesses in its first year of operation, but it does not reduce personal income levies, which dropped an average of 10 per cent on Jan. l. Deficit Would Grow The major fight promises to be on a Democratic move to slash income taxes by increasing exemptions of each taxpayer and dependent. Flanders said in the interview that if this reduction is voted, the revenue loss will have to be made up since the budget for next year already is in the red by about four billion dollars. "The only practical way this could be done is by a general sales tax," he said. And he asserted such a levy would take away the added purchasing power which Democrats say would come by boosting exemptions. However, he also made, clear that Republicans on the Finance Committee are not backing the revision-bill 100 per cent. He said .be has doubts on a section cutting taxes on income from dividends. "I am not satisfied this is the right way to do it." he said. "But I am willing to listen to the arguments and to be convinced if they are convincing," Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton (12:3* quotation*) May 3423 3423 3416 3417 July 3440 3441 3431 3433 Oct ....... 3403 3406 3400 3403 Dec 3400 3404 3399 3401 New Orleans Cotton May 3419 3421 3413 3414 July 3439 3439 3430 3431 Oct 3402 3405 3400 3403 Dec 3400 3404 3398 3398 Chicago Soybeans May'... 364 365 361 & 362 July ... 365 365'i 362 362& Sept ... 276 2761/4 274 274% Nov ... 254 234 253 2531/4 Chicago Wheat May ,.. 215 J / 2 217y 4 215% 216% July ... 213 ! /i 215y 4 213 214& Chicago Corn May July 150 y z 153 150% 153 151% 149% 152 New York Stocks (12:45 RED CROSS (Continued from Page 1) Rev. William Westbrook, Tom Smith, Dorothy Johnson, Lizzie Phillips, Mattie M. Jackson, Alice L. Harris: Abner Love, Will McClelland, William Beal, Mattie McClelland, Estelle Tubbs, Henrietta Henley, M. A. Ware, Nora Harvey, Lora LeBoard, Tommie Jones, Eddie Burr; Roosevelt Miller, B. B. Johnson, Sallie Murray, Rev. Dave Golden, Rev. Theodore Singleton, Florence Harris, Mose Harris, Georgia Bates; George Dunlap, Alberta Elliott, George Luster, Minnie Luster. Mamie Thurmond, Titus Blade. Mose Davis, Theresa Shine. Ltjuis Lyman, C. E. Watson, Mable Johnson; Leona Tobias, Margaret White, Floyd King, W. M. Madison. Fannie Mae Johnson, James Pennington. Mack Dillard, Aurelia Anthony, Pinkie Burns. Mary Neely: Nettie Evans, Blanche Ashley, Leander Thomas, Andrew Brown, Ollie Piggie, Claudie Piggie: Rachel B. Fields, Ollie Wigfall, Andrew Wigfall, Oscar Edwards, Fred Edwards, Callie Hays, Fred Gallaspy, Daisy Davenport; Mary Grastleberry, Sybil Bates. Jerry Gray, Georgia Cooper, Ada Lee Bedford; Joe Rayford, Addie B. Logan. Ora Lee Robinson, Willie Neely. Jennie Henry, Bertha Barnes, Nancy Manoly. A T'and T 163 5-8 Amer Tobacco 62 3-8 Anaconda Copper 34 Beth Steel 57 1-2 i Chrysler 61 j Coca-Cola 123 j Gen Electric 106 1-4 Gen Motors 66 Montgomery Ward 60 1-2 N Y Central 22 1-4 Int Harvester 29 5-8 Republic Steel 49 3-4 Radio 27 5-8 Socony Vacuum 39 7-8 Studebaker 185-8 Standard of N J 80 Texas Corp 66 1-2 Sears 61 U S Steel 42 7-8 Sou Pac 40 1-4 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, HI. (*— (USDA)—Hogs 6,200: active, uneven: weights 180 Ib up strong to 15 higher; spots up 25 on weights over 230 Ib; 170 Ib down steady to 25 lower;, sows mostly steady, spots 25 lower ;bulk choice 180240 Ib 27.40-75; latter paid freely by most interests; 240-270 Ib 26.7527.60; few 27.65; heavier weights scarce; 150-170 Ib 27.00-75; mostly 27.50 down; sows 400 Ib down 24.7525.25: heavier sows 23.75-24.50. Cattle 3,800, calves 1.000; opening active and as much as 50 higher on choice steers and heifers; other grades less active and moderate number of deals about steady: majority high good and choice steers 21.00-23,00; few 23.50; choice heifers 22.00; cows only moderately active and opening steady; utility and commercial cows 11.50-14.00; Banners and cutters 9.00-11.50; lightweight shells 7.00-8.00; bulls and vealers unchanged; utility and commercial bulls 13.00-14.50; cutter bulls 11.0012.50; good and choice vealers 21.00-26.00: few prime to 28.00; commercial and low good vealers 15.00-20.00. Little Hope ForH-Bomb Victims TOKYO <#>—A Japanese doctor said today he had "no optimism" for the recovery of some of the 23 Japanese fishermen burned by radioactive ash from the March 1 H-bomb blast at Bikini. Dr. Kazuo Miyoshi said "the next week will tell" whether the men will live. He did not say how many are dangerously ill, but previously two of the 23 listed as critical. Dr. Miyoshi, chief physician at Tokyo University Hospital, where the fishermen are being treated, said their fate hinges on how seriously the radioactivity affects their bone marrow, producer of infection-fighting white blood corpuscles. Some of the fishermen are running a fever as a result of frequent blood transfusions to wash the radioactivity from their systems, the doctor said. All of the men are suffering from various degrees of radiation sickness caused by their exposure to radioactive ash which showered their boat, the Lucky Dragon, after the H-bomb blast. The crew said the boat was about 80 miles from the Bikini test site. American scientists have expressed belief that all of the 23 ultimately would recover. House Split On Issue Of Wiretapping By B. L. LIVINGSTONE WASHINGTON UP) — The House split sharply today over an admin- j Lstration bill to give the attorney l general authority to tap wires in espionage cases and to legalize information so obtained as evidence in federal courts. As the House called up the controversial measure for action, most ' Democrats lined up behind a substitute proposal to require the attorney general to get a court order before authorizing any tapping wires. They had at least some Republican support. The court order requirement, omitted from the administration measure, was the major issue. Both sides forecast passage of some form of wiretapping bill before nightfall. Not Admissable Now The primary purpose of the bill is to legalize the use of wiretapped information in the federal courts as evidence in prosecuting espionage, treason and sabotage cases, or any conspiracy involving the national security. Such evidence is not now admissible in the federal courts. ELECTION 'Pearl Harbor' Diplomat Dies TOKYO (#> — Saburo Kurusu, the Japanese diplomat who was conducting peace negotiations in Washington when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, died today at the age of 68. Kurusu, Japan's special peace ambassador to the United States, has been ill since the end of World War II when he suffered a cerebral hemorrhage. Doctors said death resulted from another stroke. He insisted until his death that he knew nothing of the Pearl Harbor attack when he appeared at the Satte Department Dec. 7. 1941, for further talks with U. S. Secretary of State Cordell Hull. Kurusu was not tried on war crimes charges, but in 1948 was barred from holding public office, a right restored in 1952- (Continued from Page 1) collector. For treasurer, Ernest Robertson defeated W. A. Joplin, 8r.. 1,269 to 741. Robert H. Gowen and Robert H- Hawkins were unopposed for city attorney and city judge, respectively. Mrs. J. Thomas Markey was reelected to the School board and Frank Slentz was elected to his first term. They polled 1,628 and 960 votes, respectively, over Ralph Ennis, 828, and Dalton Teroy, whose unofficial total was. reported today as both 862 and 782. Both terms are three years. Mr. Slentz replaces Mrs- Van Ausdall, who did not seek re-election. Mayor Charlie Bates was unopposed for re-election at Steele and Police Chiel Henry Lovelace retained his post by defeating Louis Weaver 487 to 361. In Ward Two John Holt defeated Willie McDaniel 180 to 166 for a one-year term as alderman. Floyd Smith was unopposed in Ward One. Irby Ballentine polled 298 votes to be elected to the police judgeship held by the late Pay Frames. He defeated" A. B. =Abernathy, who polled 196 votes, Lester Vaughn, 116, and Ancle Mann, 163. City Council certified these results last night. In Hayti. Willis Miller defeated Earl Wimberly 318 to 161 for Ward One alderman and Cory Lettner, who polled 153 votes defeated Floyd Shirey, 90 votes, and Dr. L. D. Denton, 10 votes, for Ward Two alderman. Neither John German nor LeRoy Bain, incumbents, sought reelection. SEWER (Continued from Page 1) understand it, they didn't want it. Some of the questions it ii hoped the forthcoming series will answer include the actual cost to sewer users, how the new system would improve present facilities and why the city has been divided into three sections for financing. Some of the current misconceptions that will be dealt with include reports that present sewers will be removed and replaced and that people in the sewered portion of the city will be buying sewers for those in un- sewered areas. Both of these ideas are wrong. This four-part series will begin Monday in the Courier News. Forfeits Speeding Bond Max Peeples forfeited $10 bond in Municipal Court this morning on a charge of speeding. Swarms of locusts have been seen at sea, 1200 miles from land. Youth Filling Keiser Baptist Church Offices REISER — Youth of the First Baptist Church here are filling all the offices of the church this j week, according to the Rev. C. S. W^mack, pastor. "Youth pastor" of the church this week is Kenneth Allred, Two youths will fill the pulpit at the Sunday services, Gerald Perry of V/ilson, who will speak at the morning service, and Jimmy Stevens of Osceola, who will be speaker at the evening service. Tomorrow night, R. S. Sherrick of Memphis will be guest speaker at foe Youth Fellowship Supper, which will be given by the Women's Missionary Union in the school cafeteria. A youth prayer meeting with music by the youth choir will be held tonight. Girls of the church presented the program at the WMU meeting Monday night. Following the Sunday evening service. "Youth Pastor" Allred will relinquish his post to the Rev. Mr. Wornack. Negro Given 7 Years in Theft Eddie Lee (BeBopl Winrow, Blytheville Negro, was sentenced in Circuit Court here this morning to seven years in state penitentiary after being found guilty of a charge of burglary in connection with breaking into Sett's Pish Market on West Rose last Saturday night- Four witnesses were examined, including three for the prosecution and Winrow took the stand in his own defense. A charge of rape against Claude Vicker, 22, of Cleveland, Ohio, and James Carson. 27, of Blytheville. was reduced to aggravated assault to which the defendants entered a plea of nolo contendre. which j means they plead neither guilty nor not guilty. Drug Store Owner Cited For 1953 Sales Record Sam Owens, owner and manager of Owens Drug Store here, has been awarded a. gold watch by Rexall Drug Company for an "outstanding" sales record during 1953. Mj. Owens has been named a member of Rexall's Golden Club, whose members will have their names inscribed on a bronze i plaque at the company's headquar-! ters in Los Angeles. I PIN-WORMS MAY IE I A FAMILY AFFAIR ] FidsretinE. nose-pickine and a tor- • menting rectal itch are often tell- V tale signs of Pin-Worms ... ugly "» parasites that medical experts say I infest one out of every thrr.t per- • aons examined. Entire families M may be victims and not know it. -^ To get rid of Pin-Worms, thrse 1 pests must not only be killed, but • killed in the large intestine where B. they live and multiply. That's ex- V actly what Jmyn«'« P-W tablets do \ ... and here's how they do it: J First— a scientific coating: c*r- ft ries the tablets into the bowels be- f fore they dissolve. Then— Jayne'a -v modern, medically-approved in- J Kredient goes right to work-Jail* * Pin-Worms quickly and easily. B Don't take chances with this ~f dangerous, highly contagious con- J dition. 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Rough straw braids for Easter Worthy Hats on to a charming Spring! Penney's puts you into the level cushion, the off-face the bonnet v accented with flowers, . glitter . and rayon .velvet. .High dark shades, white, pastels. HERE ARE YOUR EASTER SHOES! A SENSATIONAL VALUE For that Best Dressed Look for Easter and all through the Spring and summer seasons, get the tailored pump from Penney's today, colors of red, Or Black to choose from. Ladies Nylon Hose are also available at Penney's for as low as 98e pair. MA\vgWUM COMPARE! See why PENNEY QUALITY is yeur GREATEST SAV V, •" «. ««>••'•' A

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