The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 17, 1948 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 17, 1948
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' PA«E EIGHT Curb Is Sought On TVA Activity Sen. MeCfellan Asks That Power Agency Need Congress' Okay WASHINGTON, Mar. 17. <UP> — Sen. John I,. McClelian said yesterday TVA should ask Congressional permission before It does things Jlke making plasllcs out of walnut shells. The Arkaasss Democrat said Hie huge Tennessee Valley Authority Power and development project should be required lo ask Congress for authority before it undertakes »ny specific program. He aired these views at a Srnalc Public Works Subcommittee hcnr- ng after L. n. Holt, former TVA lawyer, testified Hint Die agc-ncv appeared to be violating the law under which U operates The subcommittee, of which Mc- Clcllan l s a member, Ls considering legislation lo curb TVA's Independence. It would require the a(>o:icy lo turn its power revenues over to the treasury and go to Congress lor operating money. Congress thus woitid liavo a check on TVA spending which it does now possess. Boll said he (nought TVA -was going beyond Its authority when It engaged in projects lo pet plastics from walnut shells and oiicrntect "a strawberry capping machine-." He charged the agency with "misrepresentations to Congress and the public." Nn Violations Seen McClelian saw no violations of the act as It noiv siauds. He said there are "no limitations" to whal the agency authority can rto under existing law. And Sen. John S. Cooper, R.. Ky. thought. Bolt's criticism should be "directed at Congress—not nl the TVA," because Congress wrote the law. Bolt asserted thai n survey would reveal thai TVA Is In "pretty bad shape financially." He said the "capital structure" of TVA power developments should be "fnniml- Ized" lo give a true picture of the government's capital Investment and return Chairman George w. Miilonp. n., Ncv., s aid he had always believed • (hat "as long us • emigres.! is pnyim; the money (for power drvrloptnei) i it should have a right to decide where it goes." Cooper snid (lie proposed legislation would "change the unique character of TVA and put It on the same basts as all the other projects 'n 'he country." Sen. Kenneth D. McKellar. n.. Tcnn., author of the pending legislation, agreed. He said he wanted to "put TVA on the same footing as all other like corporations oyvneci by the government." BLYTHEVILLB Here's a One-Fingered Fiddler! Russia, France, U. S. to Report ro UN on Palestine NEW YORK. March 17,(UP)- Russla, France and the United States agieed yesterday to report to the United Nations Security Council that Arab infiltration of Pales- lie in an attempt to prevent Dart- Hal on «/ the Holy Land threatens world pence. . But China, meeting with the other bree grral powers in emergency talks on the t'alesline question Insisted that both Arabs and Jewi were responsible lor the threat to peace, and this prevented final (Iran of a four-power resolution to l)|! submitted to the security Cotin- The tcnatlve draft on wlilcn Russia, Prance and ihe United States unexpectedly agreed would say Hint the sl.iies responsible for Arab infilirallon of Palestine Im- •Jiwllatcly should withdraw their TJie tri-nowcr agreement came '. the sixth session of the emerge.). cy talks. 111 the ['ark Avenue office of Russian UN Delegate Andrei WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, Soys He's Hurley's Long-Lost Brother ^ ic Mf hire, of SprJnglirJd. Mo., Icjir/ied to play (tie violin when I-. Iwcnly-fiyo yours later, he lost three lingers on tiis Iclt band. Now 58, Alsluro IMS ao.-mi mastered the instrmnenl and plays scleet!ons ns well as he did before his injurv Truman Accepts Resignation of Envoy to Brazil WASHINGTON, March 17 iUP)- Presidiuil 'rruiimn yesterday accepted Hie resignation of William IX Pawley as ambassador lo Hra/il Piiwley si,id in a Irltcr to iMr. Trti-' man (hat he was resigning for reasons of health. He said lie submitted his rcsij;- nallou "with profound reurr-f because he enjoyed workitif- ivilJi Hi,, i'resiili'iit. Secretary of Klate (;.MI- rge C. Marshall mid uilii'r slate dcijailment officials Pnivlcy told Mr. Truman he would like to conliiiiic lo assist Mm shall iiiiiij |],e ,., U ( of 1]l(s nln]ltl] in preparation for I be fortlicominu lineota conference. Mr. Triunann ru:copled the resignation "with reluctance." He thanked Pawley -f or nn ,.„„ have done in rjslcrlns Hie Imppv relatlons which cxisi between this country and the commies hi which yon have so ably served U.S. Urged as Haven For Displaced Persons From Western Europe F.U'KTTKVIIXK. Ark.. March 17 .fUIM— The l'';,\('Ueville Ministerial Alliance wns on record today fnv- orini; legislation to a<|init displaced persons to Hie United Stales. After H Ions and controversial session on disputed House legislation, the allnncc approver! :, ri'.soluf- liin. the aliance approved a resold!- inu.UOO dlspJareii pprsmis lo the U •S. annually for I lie llcxl four year* Thr resolution .snid it wns „„,, way of fnlflllini; "our prufe^d war aims," Kttcl it is a -concrete expression of our sinc.'illy in advocating admittance- of displaced persons in counlrics over which we have no" control." The rcsolulion was inirodwccd by Dr. John P. McComnell. pastor of Ihe Central Presbyterian Church Army Assigns Sergeants To Recruiting Duty Here Two new sergeants have been assigned to the U.S. Army and Air forte Kccniiijng suit Ion here it ivns annoiiriced today They arc Master'sergt. Winston U. 1'rascr of Little Rock and Sgt Walter o. Woolcy ()( Pocl , llonlas ;j oergt. Pruscr has served in the Ar- | my and Air Force for the past nine years. In World War II he served in Europe with the Corps of Engi- ncers und ls currently enlisted in the Air Force. TKl. Woolcy Is a former fiuhlL- plane pilot. HO n cw :<3 combal missions in Europe with the 15th Ah Force. Stuttgart City Council Rejects Rate Increase STUTTGART, Ark., March 17 UP)— The Stuttgart City Council was on record three-to one toclav 1" Oniony, Java, copra or dried coconut meat, is used as money. opposing a proposed increase telephone rates sought uy the Southwestern states Telephone Company. Company officials said rejection on the proposed city ordinance would be appealed to the Arkansas Public Service Commission World Crisis Cancels New Orleans Forum NEW ORLEANS, Mar. 17. IUi>)_ New Orleans city officials and the' publishers of Time Magazine said' today they had postponed an inter- j national forum planned hrr c April 114 through April 17 because of j I "the pressure of the swiftly moving world crisis." Same 30 European and ! Latin American leaders hud been ' invited to the discussions. James A. Linen, publisher ->f. Time, snid flint "discussions \- I i Washington -and conversations with I government leaders abroad have ! .., made ii clear that it would not, In now be fittinu for us to press our j invitations...on iho eve of n crisis i as grave as the one looming today." I Slayer of Son Shows No Remorse on Conviction MEMPHIS. March 17 (UP)Michael Orlando, 27-year-old killer of his r.'-monlhs-ol<l son. showed no remorse today over his conviction of first degree murder ami a pending death sentence in the elec trie chair. "Glad I got it," he said. A criminal court jury returned the verdict last deliberation. guilty after two hours Search tor Two Bank Bandits Joined by FBI NASHVILLE, Tcnn., March 17. f~* f-. .-II ii »•"» iJitlllV Ol Goodlettsvillc, M miles North o f here, yesterday and escaped with more than 55,000. The search for the bandits became a long range one early today after the men apparently either "holed up" In the area or escaped through blockades set up in the Goodlcttsvllle - Madison-Gallatln area late yesterday by State Highway Patrolmen and Davidson County police. LARGE OFFICE SPACE Upstairs in new building, 1TO S. Fifth. Across j street from MidWcst Ice Cream Company. Can be divided into several small rooms. Ideal for doctor, lawyer, or insurance business. Will ar- range to suit tenant. TOM LITTLE REALTY COMPANY 118 North 2nd St. Phone 861 Army Develops Pill To Kill Milady's Appetite LOS ANGELES, March 11. i CJPI —The Army cnme up yesterday with good news for women on diets. U has developed a pill to destroy their appetites. Col;. Charles S. Lawrence. Army food sxpert. said research on military meals developed the ant-hnn- 6«r food compounds. "I could feed you pellets compounded from certan foorts." he said, "ancl although it would lonk delicious to you. you could only nib- bit at a full course dinner. "Such compounds will be avall- sble to the medical profession for dieting patients within a year." He said one of the compound:; •was derived from tile pigmc-li' glands of cotton seed. R*»d Courier Ncw« Want Ads, Pianos Wirle selection of models and prices on our fl(M>r all the lime Piano Tuning And repair | )v an cxperl. 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Orlando bludgeoned William Paul Orlando, his youngest .son/on Jan 10 at his divorced wife's home He also attacked his older son, Michael, 4, who recovered. The iiruseeiition charged that Orlando colrl-Woodedly attacked the boys to spite his ex-wife because she spurned reconciliation Public Dercndcr Hugh Slanton pleaded tcmpurary insanity for Orlando who showed no emotion when the jury foreman verdict. announced Hie Read Counei B'aju AUs. In Ping Pong or GASOLINE /7S PHILLIPS 66 IS FGR QUICK STARTS AND PLENTY OF POWER! It takes a pretty nea( , touch to keep that little while ball on the (able . . . ami it takes plenty of control to build a gasoline as good as Phillips GO, too! The trick \vc use is to control the blentHnp of the high-quality components (bat go into Phillips 6G to fit your driving needs in ho't weather or cold! Give your car a break with Phillips 66 Gasoline next time. The proof's in the performance! 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