The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 1, 1949 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 1, 1949
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TWO Hoover Group Split Over SPA Dissension Blocks Recommendations On Power Issues WASHINGTON, April 1—W»— •the Hoover Commission on reorganization of the government failed to mike »ny specific reconimendn- flon to Congress on the future »f the Southwestern Power Admlnis '{ration. The commission said today that Its Individual members "have dtf- -ferent points of view as to organizational and administrative rec 'emendations on the government' Electric power and irrigation en terprlses." •• A task force (subcommittee) rep tort on southwestern power relcas id simultaneously, also mnrte ix 'tpccific recommendations but sate BLTTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COUKIER NETTS \ HAL BOYLE'S COLUMN Churchill Remains a Constant In a New World of Variables By Hal Boyle set. NEW YORK—</Tj—The vaudeville act ended, and the face of war •eteran flashed on the television icreeii In a small side-street bar. The voice was as before. Hut 't xes the first time they had seen his face as he talked. The cruel television lights wiped out any wrinkles In the plump fnce, and Winston Churchill showed his 71 years. "He looked old and tired," said a man at the bar. ("Even In this darkling hour have faith. . ." said Churchill.) And as the old war hero blew a triple bugle call—a hope for peace a warning against Russian aims, a stand-ready for action—they talked of him, these men at the bar. They spoke of him, probably, a men were speaking across the sea In ^...« . ~~- — .the pubs of England They spok It has been asserted by private | wlth a (r c ctlon, ojd loyalty and frcsl "I shouldn't have turned this program on," he said. "Where there's smoke there's fire—and there's smoke at this bar. But I'm a Churchill fan, and I wanted to hear n." Ic nodded toward the young man th the mustache at the end of c bar. I believe in this hnmls across e sea stuff," said the barkecp. id I'd rather wear a khakai «»it itln than a red suit. Russia breeds guys afraid lo light tor what cy believe." He twisted the dials to 8 It was a roller skating erby. And everybody went on linking. And some may have been linking. Weather Plays April First Joke On Chilly Nation CHICAGO, April 1. (AP>—Spring weather played an April Fir&t prank on most of the nation today by keeping cool. Temperatures were mild In th» extreme southeastern part ot the 'public utilities Interests that South- •\vestern Power Administration Is 'engaged In, or plans to engage In, ^extensive duplication ol existing "'transmission facilities. - "We do not express an opinion as Ito the merits of this contention.' 5 Southwestern power was set up lo 'market power from federally con- >slructed flood control dams In Ark- •ansas and Loulsana and parts o 'Missouri, - Kansas, Oklahoma and iTexas. ' Z2 Projects Authorized * The task force report was prc 'pared by Haskins and Sells, Ncv, 'York City accountants, under dlr : ectlon of Maj. Oen. Arthur H •Carter, former fiscal director of th : .Army Service Forces. ; On June 30, 1947, the .report salt 'Army Engineers liad virtually con Jpleted construction of gcncratln (facilities at the Denlson Dam an 'Norfolk projects, each ol 35,000 kilo :watl capacity, at n cost of $79,551 ; S45. '• Twenty-two other projects have .^beeti authorized, It added, of which 'ten were under construction on that •'date' with a recorded cost of $12,; 351,332. Ultimate cost of all authorized oubt. ould For they had hoped h bring up an easy formula nd nil he offered was the nilxtur before—courage »nd Iron mor lily. ("Life Is a test and this world lace of trial," said this bluntcs pokcn English statesman sine Shakespearean times.) "He Is the one guy In the wor vho is trying to get me back In khaki suit." complained curl laired veteran of the Pacific w younger than his mustache. "I lo ilm for what he did In wartln But the world has pa.«od htm b Lost Cane Community Holds Lead In Farm Bureau Memberships ^•projects. It said, will total about ; 5130,907,000, generating 1,917,000 ; kilowatts ol power. ; No final allocations of coals of the projects had been made up to '"June 30, 19« as to power, flood control and other uses, Ihe task :force said. It added: "In the absence of any allocations .ol costs, we have had to assume ;that all costs will b« repaid from ^power revenues. "On this basis we find ^revenues fall far short ol ;the annual amortization rEqul: ' ments and in 1917 were less than •one-half of one per cent ot the hotal Investment (Income available '»347,407; total Investment $62,921,•;36*.>" Drys Lead Local 'Option Election In Greene County 3 FARAGOULD. Ark., April 1. W)— i-Prohibition apparently Is reluming to Qreene County." J With all except one until pre. fclnct reported from a local option Election yesterday, Ihe vote 'was: fo : continued legal liquor sales 3,044 ^against liquor sales 2,101. ("War Is not Inevitable." snltl t white face on the screen.) "Yes," said a veteran ol tlic North African campaign. "He stands for an age thnt Is dying. He's a medicine man—the Inst orntor. But at least he looks different from Joe DIMagglo on television. That's something. If television had more entertainers like him the movies would die quicker." (From the screen came the sound of applause. Churchill had scored.) "What'd he say?" mumbled a drunk. "Whnt're they clapping for? I missed It." "Ask ray wife," sntd the man next to hlni. "She's a Communist." "Oh, I'm a Communist, am IV" the wife shrilled. "I am notl what Is freedom? The important thing Is tolerance, and Churchill isn't preaching tolerance In this speech." ("We seek nothing from Russia but goodwill and fair play," stvld Churchill, and there was more applause from the screen.) The husband and wit« didn't . I hear him. They'd forgotten the " Russia, and world peace. They arguing about the usual things married people argue about—them- elves. ("Of all these unities the one most precious to me," said Churchill. Is the fraternal association between the British Commonwealth ol na- tlorai and the United States.") He's begging," broke In a sec ond-generatlon Irishman. "Who sold the Irish down the river in .eave Policies Jberalized for Vets in Training Two major changes in leave policies affecting veterans training under the GI Bill In jot) training establishments and In schools below :hc college level were announcec today by James A. Winn, Arkansas Regional Manager of the Veteran Administration. He cautioned tha veterans In colleges and Instltu tloiml tarm training were not affected. The two changes liberalizing lc*ve policies arc us follows: (1) Places full responsibility for granting veterans leaves of absence during training—within a limit of 30 day.s country but they were generally (x- low normal In other areas. The plains states, much of wlAch s covered by snow, were chilly. One of the coolest spota was Goodletnd, Cas., where the mercury dropped o 13 above early today. Contin- led cool weather also was reported west of the Rockies. In most of the nldwest and in the northeastern jart of the country. Snow fell In Southern Wisconsin iind lower Michigan and in the central Rockies. Small tornadoes hit areas ii Southwestern Pennsylvania am Northwestern Florida yesterday, A Uniontown, Pa., three persons were Injured by the twister which causec property damage estimated at fron 150,000 to $200,000. One person wa njured when tornadic winds swcp NIcevllle, Pla. One house wa vrecked and three others damaged Read courier News Want Ads. Farm Bureau membership from the Lost Cane community exceeded that community's quota by & greater j>erccntage than any other community In North Mississippi County, membership records reveal. The Lost Cane group headed by P. Harris turned in a total of 207 nembers. when a quota for the com- mnlty had been established of 150. This makes the quota there exceed- d by 38 per cent, and the next larg- st percentage is the Blytheville roup, headed by B. G. West, which xcctdcd the quota ol 600 by more tian 35 per cent, and enrolled a to- al of 678 members. Membership In the entire county s larger this year than ever before and leads the rest of the state. A iUle less than 4.000 members have wen officially reported, but it Is Klluved that 500 additional members will be added before membership is completed. Other communities which exceeded the quotas set for them by largo their quotas Include Pawheen, 80, John Bcardcn and W. O. Galycim. membership solicitors; Number Nine. 60, Charles Langston solicitor; Armorel, 140, E. M. Rcgenold, solicitor; and Huffman, 75, W. E. Hagan, solicitor. Tlie membership workers at Lost Cane Included T. A. Bom land, Mi- Lewis, Donald Vcach, Stanley Pra- denbergj P. O. Lewis, Dewey. Sheppard, Tomp Simpson, and Ben Eoff. was officially turned over to Walter M. Male, assistant curator of the Smithsonian Institution, by Kurt:, who said: "It's now your baby.' 1 The venerable bomb*r will be placed In a guarded hangar along FRIDAY, I&PRTL, 1,194» with other fifmoui »erl«l exhibits of the last w«r until the Smithsonian Air Museum In Washington is built. Male saw It probably will be hangared at Douglas Airport for five years. \ margins Includes Manila, which exceeded a 300 quota by 38 members, and Clear Lake which turned In 89 members on a 75 quota. O. O. Stivers conducted the membership drive at Manila and F. A Rogers at Clear Lake. Communities that have reached Famed 6-17 Ends Last Flight to U. S. Air Museum CHICAGO. April 1. < API—The Swoosc, famous war-scarred B-17 Plying Fortress which saw action from Pearl Hnrbor to V-J Day, swooped to its last landing yester- duy. The Swoosc, with her original crew of five aboard, WHS flown to Douglas Airport to take its place In the Chicago branch of the Smithsonian Institution's National Air Museum. "This Is the end of the line said Col. Prank Kurtz, original combat pilot of the The crafl BEAUTIFUL HOME FOR SALE ALL MODERN CONVENIENCES 5 room house Tile bath and kitthen Hardwood floors throughout Attic fan Two gas floor furnaces Electric hot water heater Two car garage Located in city limits of Sleele on High* way 61. Sc« MRS C. C. HAZEL Phone 243-J Steele, Mo. ne w» r . ing • ire- lc ' 1816? If he was wrong then, is he right now? Does he mean lU-or Is he Just talking? ("United we Maud secure," Clmr chill ended. "Let us then move foreward together In discharge o our duty, fearing God und nothing else." more applause.1 The young Irishman behind th bar, a combat veteran of Pear Harbor and the Pacific Island Jim gles, moved loward the televislo « year—on schools below college levels and on-job-lrainlng establishments C2> Allows veterans to apply lor 15 days leave at the end of their period of enrollment. Tht.s leave Is additional lo that authorized by the training establishment and may be secured by the veteran only If he hns enough remaining entitlement to education and training to cover it. Periods of enrollment for on-the- Job trainees usually Include the entire extent of Ihcir training course. The periods, [or veterans in schools below college level, mosl commonly are ordinary school years. In short extensive coursas period of enrollment ^cneriilly extern! for tiie full length of the training. Under the VA's new policy of turning over responsibility for granting leave to training institutions, leave taken during training now becomes a matter strictly be- wccn Ihe veterans anJ his school or employer trainer. Tiie only absences to be reported lo the VA In the future are those considered by the school or establishment to be unauthorized, 13 well as time off In excess of: 30 days In a calendar year, exclusive ol Saturdays, Sundays and holidays These reports are necessary so thai the VA may make appropriate reductions In veterans subsistence allowance. Wlnn stated that all on-Job training establishments are schools below college level which are affected by this change have been notified He emphasized that all schools— including colleges—arc to contlmu notifying the VA of nil Interruptions in training. Read Courier News Want Ads. Announcing the Official Opening oi CLMR MILLER & SONS Service Station Clair Miller Mr. Sillier needs no Introduction to local res IdenU, after havini served as Mechanics Sppt, of the Langston Wroltcn Co. for the pas eleven years. His exper ience also includes 1 years affiliation wtl General Motors. M Miller extends a person al invitation for you 1 visit htm In the new cation, 5th & Main St. GULF PRODUCTS • Washing • Lubrication • Repairs • Polishing We invite you to visit us. Our Policy is to Give the Best In Service and Satisfaction at all times. CLAIR MILLER, Mgr. Leonard Cooley, Attt. Mgr. Jack Hobbs, Lubrication T. R. Tunno, Mechanic Bill Williami, Washing Jtrry Thompion, Wa«hing CLMR MILLER & SONS Complete Service and Repairs "We Give Service You Cannot Buy" Elect DOYLE HEMDERSON Mayor of Blyttieville If You Want A Progressive City Government! Here Are Some Of Doyle Henderson's Plans: 1 FREE GARBAGE SERVICE " • • • • He will sponsor and work for o system of Free Garbage Service for every home in Blytheville. • 2 ... OPEN COUNCIL MEETINGS He will do away with "star chamber" council meetings behind closed doors and will let the public "in" on the public's business. 3 W • • 4 • STREET WIDENING He will work with the council on a program to widen streets in certain congested areas without extra cost to property owners. TRAFFIC IMPROVEMENT He will work to improve parking and traffic conditions throughout the city. NO "WINDOW DRESSING" • He will advocate and encourage constant turnover of city reve* nue for substantial improvements rather than making boasts about large cash balances. The public understands the pre-election "window dressing" now consuming public funds. Blytheville is YOUR Town --it's Business is YOUR Business! Doyle Henderson Urges You to Think Over These Matters; Then Cast Your Vote for Him on April 5th

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