Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on December 19, 1947 · Page 1
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Af, King and HCA Feaf*r«« FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 19, 1947 THE PUBLIC INTWSST . IS THE FIRST CONCERN OF THIS NEWSPAPER Local Forecast-- Xayolle^ille and vicinity: Centrally f a i r tonight; tomorrow cloudy, slightly cooler. Temperatures: Uigh 58; noon 56; low '· Sunrise 7:20; sunset 5:10. _ _ Dollar European Aid Sought -Passage Of Price Curb Bill Seen House Limits Amendments And Debate Chip Swallowed Long Ago Makes Its Reappearance Publicity May Be Turned On Speculators Anderson Likely To Be Asked To "Tell AH" Washington, Dec. 19-(/P)-Congress seemed ready today--barring a last minute change of heart by House members--to turn the publicity spotlight on speculators who have been buying and scllipE the food and other products lha have helped skyrocket Ihe cost of Whipping It Up In The Laboratory Dec. was Itt-VM- 18, he living. A welur at political charges left one unassailable (act--Senate Republicans and Democrats unaii- began h a v i n g lung trouble. Democrats Condemn Practice, Calling It "Super-Gog" WaFhington, Dec. 19-(tf)-Final passage of Ihe Republican-sponsored voluntary price curb bill was virtually assured today when the House ordered it considered immediately under procedure restricting amendments and limiting debate. House approval is expected to head the legislation toward President Truman's desk by nightfall.'The Senate passed tha bill lale yesterday by a 77 to 10 vote. Only one hour of debate was | permitted by the House under [ procedure which Democrats condemned as 'Isuper-gag." Democrats were given the opportunity of trying to alter the bill through a motion to recommit it. While ithey planned to try to |tack on some^anWdments similar to those batfWrdowrO-yesterday by the . Ssnate. 'they conceded pri- vnlelyrthat they were outnumbered "and that the bill would be passed by nightfall. Speedy action was required to get the measure through Cc.n- Eress which is scheduled to adjourn tonight until January 6. Democrats and Republicans alike devoted preliminary discussion to politics until Representative Smith (D-Va) reminded them, that the country expects Congress to do something effective about the cost ot living, "We fhoulrt declare a moratorium on politics for a week or 10 days "'Smith said, "and sit down here just as good Americans." Smith called the Tall bll "a piece of shadow-boxing" that "doesn't do anything." He said "the profit motive is too deeply ingrained" to expect to submerge Syracuse, swallowed a chip that flew Into · "mmsly" agreed that Secretary of ,us mouth while he -as chopping lo wood. It didn't bother him, so he dismissed the question of C0ur5( , But' recently. Brown, now 51 and a farmer at. Antwerp,.*. Y, I who deal ill the commodities mar- lls kcts for a profit. 1 Whether the opposing political parlies could agree on the same objective in the House remained tn }\o f'ntfirmined. Martin (Mass) began h a v i n g lung irouDie. «. · er Mar|m (Mass) pr[)m . Syracuse surgeon disclosed j e s - j * rush lhrough ahea d trday he had. removed a petri- i' se ° '" * 0 Hm,,rnment coal a iy he had removed a petri- ^onlgwYadlo'urnment" goal tied particle of wood from the - upper lobe of the right lung. The .,,....* ----.-- -Senate-approved resolution clear- surgeon' said the · part.cle had made a 90-clegree turn into the ( t l lobe, after Drown swallowed it ** ing Anderson of the legal obliga he said prevented his baring ·ulators to the Senate 35 years ago. Brown is recovering at home. Polish Premier To Tell Story In TIME Tale Of Russian Terror Will Begin Early In January The story of Russia's rule of terror In Eastern Europe, as told by Stanislaw Mikolajczyk, former Approprialions Committee yester- lav But because this is the last scheduled day of the special session, parliamentary maneuvering might prevent final aclion on Ihe resolution, which President Truman promised in advance to sign as soon as it reaches his desk. Despite the facl the House already has ordered its own Investigation into commodity speculation and thus might be reluctant to' let a Senate committee.grab.,(he play, Chairman BridsejT(R-NH) of the Senata appropriations group predicted approval. Polish premier who last fall escaped Stalin's secret police, will begin in the TIMES early In January. There w i l l be 28 installments. Mikolajczyk, the only ruman Asks Bold Defense Of Free Men Effort To Buy Lasting Peace Aim Of Request head of a Russian vassal nation who has escaped a political prison, served not only as head of his nation, but as peasant underground leader under Nazi occupation and Deadline Near In Goodiellowj Club A final appeal for funds for the Goodfellows Club was made today by Chairman Tom Feathers. Money may be sent to the Good- fellows Club, Box 225, or left at Ihe TIMES, the Fayetteville Drug 'Stcre or the fire station. I Feathers today was m a k i n g a living !last minute check on the groups who developed a low-cori'-ihlry food product for \vhlch r e « TM d a n u f a c t u r i r , V g h t r i e m s , i's shown in his laboratory at the University. the producl The deal with the Canadian manufacturer was made by the University search Foundation. (Puska TIMESFOTO) _ _ , , , , , . , Canadian company American Way Of Life At Stake, President Says Washington, Dec. lS-(/P)-?rcsl dent Truman asked Congress today to commit America to n $17,000,000,000 European recovery program and « '"bold rtc- fcnjc of free men against totalitarian pressures." Mr. Trumnn proposed that this sum lie Invested over four and a quarter years In a rmule-in-Amer- cn attempt to buy a "just and asting peace." As the first Install- nent, ho asked for authority to spend $0,800,000,000 in tho first 15 months. His message outlining the largest spending plan In Ihe nalion's peacetime history went to Con. gross in the closing hours ot its npecial session. Mr. Truman urged swift action when tho regular session starts In January, so.tne iry program can b e g i n ].--. ' ····- · · ' · - -'iiv predicted" lh*t"thny'a*t a r.' rnlned' opposition" already announced by European Communists will result In further Incitements o ntrike "for the purpose ol iringing chnos in the hope that t will pave the way for total! arlan control. 1 ' countries supplier ot «·«», strategic materials to stort up ta tho United States. But for th««, this country would pay caih. 'Round Number" Tho $17,000,000,000 Is * rouno. number. Depending chiefly on whether prices EO up or down, government experts eitimaU the actual cost to this country might dip ns low a» 515,111,000,000 or climb as high as $17,758,000,000, not including $822,000,000 for lor Western Germany which th« administration U asking separately for 15 months. Effort To Buy Continued Help from tho International Bank, private financing, other We.stcrn Hemisphere nations and additional sources might up th« total ot outside assistance to between $20,024,000,000 and }22, 605,000,000. The most tho 16 natloni on the Nearly 60 Per Cent Population Growth In Fayetteville From 1940 To This Year A breakdown by the United I white population decreased by which are taking families, and will have a final report Monday. All organizations which want to help take care of needy families should get their lists from Feath- ,ers by tomorrow,night or Monday it "with "frothy talk." _ Chairman Allen (R-IH) of the po | ice u is believed he was mark- House Rules Committee defended e( ) f o r death at 1hs lime^of his the "gag" procedure and recalled drarna ti c escape through the ' iron that Democrats, when they ran the House, resorted to it on numerous occasions. General Wood Heads Commission In Auslrifr Vienna, Austria, D!c. 19-(/P)- U.S, Maj. Gen. John Shirley Wood, retired, has been named as chict of the preparatory Commission of the International Refugee organization in Austria, effective January 1. He succeeds Col. Charles F. Miller, who resigned last month, w a s an- H. Tuck, of PC1RO. occupation aim i^'^ "j ...... -, - - ** under Russia's dreaded 8 ecret noon at l.iejalest.jieja.d. Two Fires Extinguished With Little Damage than e s o r y -- i ^ i v y jmriutii ,,,.*. .-.- o of his escape from occu- linguished a fire which started vn nd and Europe. Russians a wos h house behind tlie_ k^ The Polish hero's story, told through King Fcalures Syndicate, is more than the story--thrilling in itself- plan for world conquest takes Us place' on the front pages of Ihe world's newspapers daily. Miko- lajcwk takes the reader behind the front page for an inside look at the workings of a police state. The almost unbelievable bru- alities ot a police state, details of in intimate talk with Stalin and other Red leaders as well States Bureau of the Census onl«-' . . , i The 1947 census Includes 3,138 Fayelteville's recent municipal] i n h a b i t a m s ot the various areas census, shows that Ihe city's y o p - j which wero annexed to the city ulation increased from 8,212 pcr-| during 1818 and !047. The 1940 sons in 1340 to 13,052 in October, I figures include only persons llv- 1947--an increase 58.9 per cent. In 1947 there ... ,,._._ were 12,745 white persons and 307 non-white persons. Between 1940 and !»47 the white population increased 61.7 per cent, while tho non- City firemen this morning ex- The appointment nounced by 'William executive secretary -- - Wood has been serving as Tuck s special representative. A son of the late Justice Carroll D Wood of the Arkansas Supreme Court Wood commanded the Fourth Armored Division in the second World war. He is a graduate of the University cf Arkansas and the U.S. Military Academy and played football at both schools. General Wood is well known in Fayetteville, where he attended scholl. He is a brother ot Roy Wocd of Fayetteville. City Auto Licenses Go On Sale December 26 City automobile, truck and oth- inrlCr I t c U l e a t l t J i - r t a *·«*· «- V A L U I B M I O I t - v * ...... -- ' ms p l B n S jcjj- iyto, U U l i t c «« V U I C I A democratic chieftains, and t h e s e - I a t th« B a n d M T | r e and B.«P-, m to thfl eco . i..ii T7,,«iar, nlnn for ccncwering T,me Company. 112 houin tasi ; Vaughan home on the University Fajm rond just outside the cily limits. The blaze, discovered at 8:45, apparently started from an overheated stove, the department reported. The interior of the frame structure was damaged to some extent. At 3:30 a. m., today a fire was extinguished with liltle damage Tax Bill Veto Is Indicated GOP Measure May Hit Snag Washington, D«. lfl-(/F)-An- olher White Hous* rond block g msiae me uiu t i i y j u n i i a . _,.,, Oh April 1, 1940, there were! hove into sight today tar the GOP r a n . Even Amerlc«n security and uie American way of life are at stake Mr. Truman declared. Flnlih Drive" ing inside the old cily limits. 2 382 occupied dwellings of all kinds in the city. Last October this number had swelled to 4,222 -- an increase of 1,840 or 77.2 per cent. laney's Political Plans SNII Secret Fort Smith, Ark., Dec. 19-(rt )Gov. Ben. I.aney gave no' h i n t of his political plans here today in an address before the Noon Civics Club. Published reports earlier Bald he might make known his plans for 1948, but he devoted ov]t in the vul- lual Russian plan for conquering ping Company. ... Europe in hours; paralyzing Eng- street. Fire brcke land by the threat of a "push but- wooden base around a tire ton" war and leaving the United -canizing machine which had been Stales alone in a world of enemies left turned on when the business 'closed for the day. - · .r Aftd Stop Me -By BENNETT CERF- nomic conditions of the state and the state government. Of politics he said: "If the Republicans want a . strong parly they should be al] lowed lo build it without any I help from the Democrats . . Pol' itics in this state will be just as clean as thexpeople of the state j . . . nt me and lay blame at my Not A Record That Pays Off New York, Dec. J9-(/P)-The Italian liner Vukania set something of a trans-Atlantic record when it docked here yesterday with 20 stowaways aboard, in addition to its 1,336 regular passengers. Four of the non-paying guests were discovered d u r i n g the crossing. The others were apprehended at the pier after a search by immigration officers. Four Fines Assessed In Municipal Court A police drive a g a i n s t speeders has resulted in f o u r fines since Wednesday, M u n i c i p a l C o u r t attempt to slash taxes $5,600,000,000 a year. Assertions by Representative Knulson (R-Mlnn) that his bill is 'veto proof" wero in sharp contrast to a renewal of President Truman's stand against any ttx reduction now. The implication "was obvious that the tax measure might meet the same fate ai tv.'o olhers pass- He asked Congress to lip !t 'grave and significant decision" in favor of the "Marshall plan" t finish a Job on which ho sale $15,000,000,000 already has bee spent since the war ended. Th decision, he said, will: '"Determine I n large p a r whether the free nations of the world can look forward will) hope to a peaceful and prosperous future cs independent stages, or whether they must live in poverty and In fear of selfish totalitarian aggression." ' Tho president forwarded to Congress also a bill to authorize the $17,000,000.000 expenditure receiving end asked was $22,440, 000,000. These nallons, which would guarantee to help themselves and each other in order to get a hand from Undo Sam, are: Austria, Belgium, Britain, Denmark, Eire, France, Greece, he- land, Luxembourg. Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and Italy. Mr. Truman left a way open or any Eastern European notions --even Russia--to got into the ame if they will accept the rules, io cold, that while the emphasis now Is on helping Europe, tho Unlled"States U not forgetting the ,,,, mportanco of economic .cocpe'rfc- '·] ion with "tier' L»Un American · neighbors. And next year, he fajd. Congress witl be handed a »'«*.«- Economic help for China. Hits At Rofsla The president did ..u^,^.^...,.TM Russia or her satellites-^' Ham» But ho let them know:jj*,a6e«ri t- like the w»y they have «···'"··--·· Ing. He said the Marshall plan are up' the machinery for out tho recovery pro- , will go on sale December 26_the day after Chris!- ma s-^T. W. McGehee, city clerk- collcclor, said today. Automobile slickers and truck tags have ai- A group of serious-minded ladies in Providence, Rhode Island, staged a seance last month. After the medium had impressed tnem all no end with the usual display of table raising and floating ban- joes she announced that if anybody present would l i k e ' t o speak to the dear departed she thought she could arrange things. Mrs. Goldberg promptly declared that she would like to exchange a few words with her Uncle Mcisha who had passed away in Pinsk the previous 'After a considerable amount of bell ringing, moaning and off- slage humming, a voice announced dislinctiy, "Hello, Sadie. Tms is Motorists Up As Gas Price Rises Little Rock, Dec. ID-ryPI-Arkan- sas motorists will spend approximately $300,000 a month yesttrdny paid fires today. A filth man. arrested last night by the sheriff's o f f i c e and State Police, was assessed 3 total of S48.6S by Municipal Judge V. James Ptak when he pleaded (fuillv to a charge nl d r u n k e i d r i v i n g . Police i d e n t i f i e d the man ; o s p-] c tj s Lsmbart. sp. of Fort . His driver's eel at the last tegular session of Congress. Mr. Truman vetoed bolh of them. He said then debt reduction friust come first and anyway the bills gave too much of the tax relief to the wealthy. Futbrighi For Repeal Of Tax Oil Margarine Waihlngtoh, Dec. 19-(VP)-Senator Kulbrlght ol. Arkansas has introduced legislation to repeal taxes on margarine. He termed laws regulating its sale "discriminatory" arid "inflationary." The laws constitute the only instance "where a federal tax levied on one domestic product for the benefit of nnothcr competing product," Fulbright dei clsrecl, adding thqt as a result "Ihe housewife has to pay more md set carrying ~-- -- -- gram. He sent along a 241-page analysis prepared by experts from dozens of federal agencies To manage the program, Mr Truman wants to appoint a $20,000 a year administrator with broad powers. There would be a deputy drawing 517,500. And to run the European end of the show, there would be a roving ambassador making $25,000 year. . , In addition, the administrate would have as his top assistant 10 men making up to $15,000 anc 50 more m a k i n g as much a $10,000. However, Instead of one-mai control of the program, a special House commitlee on foreign aid a r s a p a n harmony" . with the p}lflpbs»iOT the United Nations charter while: "Attempts by any' nation to prevent or sabotage European re- covcry for selfish ends are clearly contrary to these purposes." Asserting that "aggresulve" «c- tlvities by Communists and red- nspired groups have been aimed directly at barring recovery in Suropc, Mr. Truman said. "The next few years .oen de- ermine whether the free countries of Europe will be able to pre- erve their heritage ot freedom. 'If FJurope faila to recover, the. people* of these, .countries might jo driven to tho philosophy ot despair-- the phllo»ophy which contends that their basia wanU can be met only by the surrender of their basic rights to totalitarian control.. turn of evenfai would constitute o shattering blow to "Such a me nousev/ue ims lu ,.../ .uu, c for margarine and war-te time and townnl the realization of hope !rt and food in preparing it for use." | and confidence in a better way \n \ _ ., , J L _ 1 ...... [,, j.,,».-,, A/ i; fa f/ir t hi* f n t u r n h^ declared. already has proposed an eight- man board, so the Truman proposal may be in for trouble on that score. Congressional shuddering was in prospect, too, over the size of the bill. Cost Of War Cited But the president said that big as the cost will be, it is only five per cent ot the cost of the war and "less t h a n three per cent of our national income during the life of the program." · "As an investment toward the ; peace and eecurity of the _world ] F u l b r i g h t , Anti-" peace and stability In the world. It might well compel vu to modify our own economic system and to forego, for the sake of-our own . security, the enjoyment of many of, ; our freedom* and priyllegej."; /j No More Belt Tlrhtenln* The president said the 18 recovery program n a t i o n s will : finance most of the things they Import themselves. In terms of value, the vital imports they cannot pay for themselves, he »ald, will represent only abolit live : per cent of their total national production. These, he eaid, trill mean the difference between "ever-deepening stagnation »nd progressive improvement." While the American program contemplates a slower advance In living standards than the Euro- p»an» planned, ita drafters say "the direction muat be away from austerity." Any more belt tightening, they assert, would me»n starvation in some countries and a general lowering of production. UnCl "\Ve°l', S well," said Mrs. Gol.lbcrg. "How are things going, Uncle j i v e ,,,_ i MC '^Couldn't be better," reporled Uncle Moisha cheerfully. "I really r» a Hv h-en received, "and dealer have no cause whatever for complaint " and rrJor^cle"cer,se plates will I "That's fine," said Mrs. Goldberg, be shipped I" t n e n e a r future ' o n e m6re 1 uestlon? imately $300,000 a month moi^ L.smith, a UUCK driver. His drivers for gasoline because of a recent ;]j c cr,se was syspende'l for 30 clays, two c;nts a gallon retail price in- | · - - ""-"H Poultry Market gasoline t a x i The poultry market today as reported by ths University of Ar- mlnd ,, l March 1 will be the deadline for purchase of tags wthout penal- m r e q u e s o n ·Fire away, my dear niece," said uncle Moisna. "All right then," said Mrs. Goldberg. "Where did you learn to iik English T' p iert esti Stewart, supervisor, reported that during October 26,680,000 gallons of gasoline were sold in the state, and computed that if sales continue at that level the additional cost will be $533,000 monthly. kansas Bureau of Research and the Dairy and Poultry Market Newsservice of the U. S. Depart- Declaring the' but'icr industry j of life for the future." he declared, had advocated the legislation r e - j "this cost is small indeed." striding margarine, Fulbright M outlined in the documents demanded: be sent to Congress, "much" of the aid would be in the form of gifts, "Why should margarine u- "... . -·- -- penalized for adding artificial I some would be in loans. yellow coloring- when butter is There was no breakdown on permitted to add artificial yellow!how the 517,000.000.000 would be Bill without penalty?" There is little food value d i f - ference between butter and margarine which has been fortified ment of Agriculture. j with vitamin A, the senator de- Tco few sales lo quote market, [clared. split among the various countries. There was no estimate, either, of how much the United States might get back. Deals are supposed to be worked Washington. Dec. 19-(/P)-Senators McClellan and Fulbright were members of the Senate majority which yesterday passed IT to 10, the Republican anti-inflation bill, which now goe» to the Ho'.ise. THE WEATHER Arkansas: Generally f « l T , slightly warmer this aftcrnoom. IjealB are 5upp^J^eu 10 uc M ui r^t^j j..s...'j ·· -out for getting .'rom the receiving tonight and Saturday,

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