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Billings Gazette (Newspaper) - August 14, 1956, Billings, Montana Billings Gazette, Tuesday Morning, August 14, 1956 Democratic Platform Makers Proposes Tax Exemption Boost By OVID A. MARTIN CHICAGO plat form drafters proposed Mondaj night that their party pledge a year increase in personal ex emptions under the federal incom tax. This would put the exemptioi at a person. It would sav said this benefilted a few to the detriment of the general taxpay ers, the small borrower, and smal' and middle class investors in gov- ernment bonds. The plank would pledge the Democrats to a reduction in such rates, If returned to power, the Dem- ocrats said, their party will "re- lease the springs of abundance, to bring this abundance to all, and thus fulfill the full promise of America." These indictments and promises were written into a platform plank entitled "Domestic Policy" by a 16-member drafting subcommittee of the convention resolution's com- mittee. This plank, along with others, will be laid before the latter committee Tuesday for ap- proval. In another tentative plank the drafters also charged that Eisen- hower policies on atomic energy threaten to give other countries the world's lead in developing this instrument. The drafters drove ahead on their task- of writing othor planks, including one on the explosive civ- il rights issue and on foreign pol- The writing of a civil rights plank was put off until Tuesday while party leaders try to get Northern and Southern groups to agree on a compromise." The major point of difference was a proposal by some Northern delegates that the platform en- dorse the Supreme Court decision barring racial segregation in pub- lic schools. Dixie leaders have de- clared Ihcy could not accent this proposal. Reports circulated that the camp of Adlai Stevenson will- ing to go along without such an endorsement, but that Avercll Harnman was prepared to make a convention floor fight for il The tentative plank on domestic FOR STEAMSHIP TICKETS WORLDWIDE SERVICE Contact ISAK EIKELAND TRAVEt and SERVICE 725 Wyoming Avc., Billings, Mont. policy declared that the "evil" ol Republican economic actions is shown by "soaring" monopoly profits, lagging wages, "col- lapses" in farm Income and fail- ures of small businesses at "an alarming rate." It promised that the Democrats would strive for a "500 billion dol- lar national economy in real terms" and an increase of 20 per cent or better in the average standard of living. Other economic promises in- cluded: "Full parity of income" for agriculture, 4 elimination of "shackles" of the Taft-Hartley la- bor act, promotion of "legitimate" business, and expansion of world trade. The plank also promised feder- al aid to education, home-building, greater social security benefits, more federal aid for hospitals and medical research, and a doubling of programs for development and conservation of natural resources. Officers Named By Trust Firm John E. Tenge, president of the Midland National Bank, an- nounced Monday the election of Forrest E. Henderson as execu- tive vice president and trust of- ficer of the new First Trust Co. of Montana which will offer a complete trust service in cooper- ation with the Midland nnd other First Hank Stock banks in Mon- tana. Before coming to Montana, Henderson served as trust officer with the Merchants National Bank and Trust Co. of Fargo, N.D., which he had boon associated since 1050. He served as president of the Junior Chamber of Commerce at Fargo and completed a term as president of the North Dakota Junior Chamber of Commerce. The new First Trust Co., an nffiliate of the First Bank Stock 'orp., will have offices in the ?irst National Bank Bldg. in Helena. Incorporators of the trust com- pany arc Tengc, Errol F. Gait, chairman of the board of the j'irst National Bank of Great .''alls; Fred Hcinccke and Walter Brutsch, president and trust of- 'iccr of First National Bank and L'rust Co. of Helena; John J. Burke, chairman of the board of he Metals Bank and Trust Co. of Bulte, and Paul S. Gillespie, iresident and trust officer of the Western Montana National Bank of Missouln. Gov. Knight Says l i r i Mil' Hes Available LONG BEACH, Calif. oodwin J. Knight ot California Monday hinted to n State Fcrtern- ion of Labor convention that be vas "available" as a candidate for president on the Republican icket. The governor, however, told tht onvenlion he had not "sought" lie nomination nor had he author- zed o campaign on bis belmlf. lie aid, despite his not having cam- laigncd for the nomination, nnmer- us persons had proposed that (he iepuhlieiin convention should nomi- ale him. "Any man would be less than oncst and sincere it lie were not oinpliincntcd by such e added. Knight in Ihe past stilted he vould back the Republican ticket, Deluding Vice President Richard .1. Nixon if be is re-nominated, but ie did not directly endorse Nixon jr a second term as vice prcsi- enl. Week's Sewing Buy 9329 2-10 Save money 1 Sew that cute corduroy, Cotton, or wool utjtflt daug filer needs! riilfl pall am J.i KO bnslc you'll wlitp II ip in Jllfy lime even If you're B cRJjmer! Blouse, Jumper, Jacket mix mites that double her ward robe I PAllcrn 032D: Child's Rlzes 2, 4, 6, 0 10. Size C Jacket and jumper, 2% yardn 5-inch nnp; blouse, ya yard 3.VlJicl nitric, This rnay-tO'UKf: pnllcrn gives perfcc U. Complete, Illustrated KCW Clmrt sbow.i on every step. arntl 35 cents in coins for this idil 5 cents for Rticli imtlern for Jrd-class nailing, fiend to MnrUm Mnrtln, cure ol Hie UilHnna GiucUei, 303, Pal tern Ucnl. 232 West IBth SI., New York It, N.Y pin Inly Nnme, Address, Size mic tylc Number. ?ed Koreans Cuf 3own Prices On Consumer Goods TOKYO MI Pyongyang Radio nuoimced Monday Ihal the Coni- niuist Norlli Korean government as ordered Ihe fifth cut since llic Korean War in retail price's of consumer goods. The broadcast, said (lie reduc- tions, effective Tuesday, would range from 15 to SO per cent. Defense Secrets Are leaked' WASHINGTON (U.F9 Defense Secretary Charles E, Wilson said ilonday that secret military docu- nenls have been falling into the lauds of "unauthorized persons" or several months. lie set up special committee to plug the leaks." Wilson named Charles A. Cool- dgc a former assistant lefcnsc secretary, to head his pccial committee of retired son- or officers and defense officials. Ic directed them to tell him how best to stop leaks and "assure [renter protection of classified secret) material." In a letter to Coolidge, Wilson aid he was "seriously concerned over the unauthorized disclosure of classified military informs lion." Declaring "This must :ic asked C'oolidgc to prepare an nlcrim report swiftly to "eliini- inlc this threat to national curily." Wilson did not give details of the "unauthorized disclosures.1' But he apparently referred to publication of documents in May and June showing inter-service disputes over missiles, aircraft carriers and atomic vs. conven- tional warfare. When the docuincnts appeared in print, Wilson summoned a news conference attended by nil Ihe service lenders. Amid (his show of unity, he attributed the leaks to "eager beavers" in vari- ous services and said he was "not too worried" about iivlcv-servicc rivalries. In his announcement Monday, Wilson said disclosure of secret military (lain could cmiso the na- tion "serious damage" by jeopar- dizing its international relations and compromising military plans, Wyoming Group To Make Tour CHEYENNE an --Eight Wyo- ming residents will be among a wirly of IS on n 2-week lour of Hussin starling Friday. Lending the party 'will be Di-. Gale McGce, University of Wy- oming history professor, who will ccturc on historical background of Soviet-American relations. McGec said the trip will be nade by nir nnd will include stops it Moscow, Stalingrad, Rostov and Xicv. Stops will be made in Dcr- in, Vienna, Prague, Zurich, Paris ind Amsterdam. Others on the tour are Mr. nnd Mrs. T. J. Diimicwald, Ann and lolm, of Larnmie; Mr. and Mrs. Logan C. Oslerndorf, former UW students; ami Mrs. McGec. of Qualify Sis its -Coats Dresses Reduced Vi or More BLOUSES values lo 7.95 Cottons, Values to 11.95 Silks, Crepes, Quality HATS Values to Midland Empire's Store oj FUCHS Open an Individualized FUCHS Budget Account Fines, Forfeits Aggregate 32 Traffic Cases H'eard by Judge Infractions of Billings traffk ordinances cost 32 drivers a tola of in Police Judge Otis L Packwood's cpurf Monday after noon. Twelve of the 32 were charged with speeding. Darlene Hansen Monticello, Utah, was fined for speding in excess of 35 mile: on hour, Forfeiting bonds on com mon speeding charges were Ger aldine Devitt, 4422 Stone Ave.: Cecil Robson, 1643 Alderson Avc. Sidney H. Davis, 2411 Custer Ave.; Frank Lowrance, Lodge Grass; Fred Longan, 24 Ave. B and Marvin Mcssmer, 1021 Han- nen Rd. Longan also forfeited a bond on a no-stop charge ani! Mcssmer for no driv er's license. Jerrold Brown, Ave. D, forfeited a bond for speeding. Paying fines on like charge; were Eddie Whittaker, 2321 Wyo ming Ave.; John Evig, 724 N 15th St.; Charles Finley, IU, 4 Billings, and Angle Shepard, 704 S. 31st St. The latter also paid a fine for no driver's license, Albert Monk, 322 S. 29th St. harged with careless driving and non-appearance, forfeited a bond. Ten-dollar bonds were forfeit- id as follows: Uoy G. Bonell, 239 3everly Hills Blvd., careless driv- ing; Charles E. Shandy, 617 Ruth Ave., loud muffler; Charles Car- ney, 2210 9lh Avc. N., no-stop violation; Hale Kiichli, 22 Avc. B, failure to yield right of way lohn Shore, 1102 Cook wa: "ined for no stop. Forfeiting bonds for no-stop ,'iolations were Richard Phimmer, 325 Broadwater Ave.; William ihipley, 825 Avc. C; Lyle Pearson, J054 Bench Blvd.; Arthur Gintz, U. 4 Billings, and Daniel Schaff, 1811 Ave. C. Paying fines on ike charges were Kay Carter, 915 Howard Ave., and Daryl Hall, Cook Ave. Other bonds forfeitures were Lola Popp, 1217 25th St, W., mpropcr turn; William Moore, 2nd St. W., parked in safety A. A. Frank, Laurel, im- n-opcr turn, and Lawrence Stein- nelz, Rl. l, Billings, double nark- ng. The following paid fines: yils Slokke, 4441 Murphy Lane, 'ailnre to signal, and George Po- ensky, 1227 N. 24th St., and Bar- bara Hassen, 112 N, 25lh St., im- >ropcr turn. Trial of Theresa Pinano, 27, 2412 Ave. S., on a prostitution charge, scheduled for Monday, was continued for a week. After a hearing, the judge re vokcd suspension of a M-day jai sentence for vagrancy in a case igninst Ruth Lucero, 623 S. Mtl St. The rcvokation was made sub cct to review in 30 days. Richard Purcell, 18, 420 Grand Vve., and James Stangby, 10, 2513 lister Ave., 19, each forfeited londs on disturbance charges. Herman Comer, 711 S. 27th 'loaded innocent to a disturbance barge and trial was set for Aug. 27. Non-appearance wan-ants were rdcred issued for the arrest of the ollowing: Valentine Deavila, 210 26th St., careless driving, and lofoerl Hanley, 18, 1005 Harvard .ve., loud muffler. A total of 31 cases were heard in filings police court by Judge nckwood Monday morning. Louis Alcantara, 28, of Brnten- idge, Texas, was fined for renting a disturbance in a Min- esotn avenue bar. He was also ined for being drunk. Joe N. M.lcicl, 24, of Rt. t, Bil- ngs, was fined for creating a isturbance In a S. 27th St. cafe. Agnes LaForgc, 34, of Hardin and er sister, Viola LaForge, 21, of ..odge Grass, were each fined or fighting at 1st Avc. S. and Clh St. Judge Packwood sentenced 17 de- charged with drunkenness, nd vagrancy or both to serve 10 ays in city jail and suspended the entencos on condition they leave IB city. Three defendants were entenccd to 10 days in jail on ic charges and seven others fined from to Guaranteed Washer REPAIRS Our sraff is trained and experienced. So tor guar- anteed satisfaction CALL 9-2070 FRAN'S TV and Appliance 1233 North 27th 'ersonal Spending Hits New High Level WASHINGTON in The gov- rnincnt Monciay reported that crsonal spending readied a rec- rd level in Hie second quarter or it indicated the increase vas due in good part to rising rices. The Commerce Department, in s monthly survey of current bus- icss, said spending for personal onsinnption hit a new high of 64 billion dollars on an annual asis in the April-June quarter. This was an increase of bil- on dollars over the rate for the irst three months of Ihe year. Girls Take Grave Risk With 'Good Idea' CHICAGO OJ.R) _ Two pretty girls took up posts on Michigan Boulevard Monday and handed jont "I Like Ike" buttons. They were just two blocks from the Democratic national con- vention headquarters. 'Isn't it a wonderful said one them. PROSPERITY NOTE BURY ST. 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