The Daily Register from Harrisburg, Illinois on February 4, 1948 · Page 8
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February 4, 1948

The Daily Register from Harrisburg, Illinois · Page 8

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PAGE EIGHT, Poll Indicates Meat Rationing Bill is Dead WASHINGTON, Feb. 4--OJ.E)-- A poll of the Senate Banking committee indicated today that the already-groggy Flanders meat rationing bill is as dead as the Dodo bird. A five-man subcommittee voted. 3 to 2, yesterday to recommend that the measure be killed. Chairman Charles W.-J^obey, R., N H., of the'iull committee said the group's unfavorable-'-report would be considered when, the committee acts on other pending price control, rationing and allocation bills. - » ' - ? A poll of the full, 13-member committee showed seven opposed or "inclined" to-oppose the bill, five favoring it and one uncommitted. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Ralph E. Flanders, R., Vt, would authorize the Agriculture Department to set up meat rationing machinery. Rationing would begin 30 days after it 'was ordered by the President unless both House and Senate voted to set aside the order. The lineup of the committee in- THE DAILY REGISTER. EABB1SBUKG. ILL.. WKLNKSIUV. "HMKUAUY ..._1»B Husband, Wife Die ALEDO. HI., Feb. 4--l'.P--The bodies of Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Bcrgstrom were recovered today from a fire which destroyed two buildings and threatened to en- I velop the entire business district of Alcdo. The couple lived above a tavern ·n which the bla«: started. Bergstrom was co-proprietor of the ^Officials said the fire started ntar a coal stove on the ground floor There was an explosion v.hich swept flames through UK ta\crn building and firemen t-aid the blast mav have been from an oil stove in the second-floor apartment. idicated there is no prospect for meat rationing unless the threatened shortage this spring should change some congressional minds. The seasonal drop in meat production is already underway. The Agriculture Department reports that production of federally- inspected meat last week amounted to 298,000.000 pounds. This 'was ei"ht per cent lower than the prev- iious week and three per cent lower jthan the corresponding week last year. . Flanders indicated in a radio talk last night that he had not given up hope for his rationing plan. The question, he said. "v,ill finally be decided by the people of the country who will be facing new conditions so far as meat prices and meat supply are concerned. Believe Yet Costs Have Their Peak WASHINGTON UIR-- Veterans Administration sources believe ex- nrnditures for veterans may never Sin h i i t h c ° 57.805.335,201 record spent in the fiscal year ending last Jt.nc 30. Administration sources expect expenditures for the 1948 fiscal XMI- ending next June 30 will be close to the $6.964,000,OOQ k ap. piopnated by congress. And, for the iiscal year beginning next, July 1 thcv think it will ,be approximately the $6.100,000,000 requested by the budget bureau, i "The veteran population is in · creasing gradually, but it is be 1 lic-ved that the expiration of some | veterans' programs and curtailment ot otners vu 1 bring about a gradual decrease in expenditures. I Jt is believed that most veterans ,who intend to reinstate their na! tional service life insurance already have done so. Virtually all hospital construction funds have been pro- 'viopri and the educational program' which cost S2,OUO,090,000 during the last fiscal year, is expected to hit its peak next spring. Other Decreases Expected , ! Decreases are expected also in ! applications for readjustment al- 'lowance iiayments and other pro! 8r "ihe onlv item for which in- Icieased funds will be asked next, %car will be for meaical and home i care That request is for $w*.- , JoOOOO or about 8100,000,000 more ; than the current year- The medical luiogram is not expected to reach us peak for several years. I ine greatest expenditures for Ueterans/ activities after .\V_orld . Wa? I came in 1922 and 1923, when ' auout 5751.000,000 was spent eacn vear. That does not count the depres- ' sion vears of 1932 and 1933, when 'almost every veteran eligible, for a Pension or retirement pay- put .in nis application. The annual cost j , then was 5869,000.000. And m WELL, NIU?A, \ SIMPLY SUPFR ,AUNT WOW DO i 1 HESTER.' BUT JEPPC^S I OOK IN YOUR. I WHY CHANGE 1JK. LOOK .IN jy-- i WAROROB E MOW. JUST WHEW YOURS A"" '" FASHION)? FACMIOM CAM .LOOK AFTER. ITSELN' FOR - T I R T YEAO I'VE" FROM WOW OH. 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Other bills, such' as extension 01 (Main Floor) Scout Citizen Proposalsks Limitation Oil Exports \v\«;HiNGTON, Feb. 4--kE-- ConcrSmen from fuel shortage '.re"ions rallied today behind a pro- polal to clamp strict Imitations on oil exports for 60 days, and penal? Z c vSators with fines and jail 'sentences. The measure was sponsored by Fxep. John W. Heselton, R.. Mass. K would stop oil sh»P»ents to some countries entirely and hold other countries to one-twelfth of, their supply during the 1934-38, ulua not be affected, QIIKC the Dominion already has, curtailed its petroleum imports VO IIcscHon : s bill would provide a maximum penalty of a S10.000 fine and two years in jail for any who makes shipments in violation of 1 '"The penalty may be drastic," said Heselton. "but the situation -,s serious and must be met. The health, safety and welfare of the, \nicrican people are threatened. To 1'robc Gas Shortage The proposal represented a compromise in view of demands from ;omc Xcw England legislators for a complete embargo on petroleum shipments. ;cii Henry Cabot Lodge. Jr.. K Mass.. asked the Commerce Department to halt all oil exports until the needs of northeastern stales have been met. In olhcr fuel developments: 1. The Office of Defense Transportation urged governors of fuel shortage states to relax weight restrictions on the loading of oil lank trucks. Director J. Monroe Johnson said the action is necessary to achieve "maximum cffi- More than 2,000,000 members of the Boy ,CO«K of ATM"TM? 2. "Rep. George G. Sadowski. D., Boy Scout Week, Feb. 6lh to 12th. nwrK.n ' the ,8,h ^^ ^ d lhc Housc Interstate organization. This year Boy M-nuls *"* Cnn , mcrcc committee will invcsti. organization. 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