The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 14, 1949 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 14, 1949
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TRTJWTOAT, APRTL 14, BLTTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NBWB FAQB mm Plan to Conserve Soil Preferred Missouri Legislature JHears of Opposition i.vTo Building of Dams JEFFERSON CITY. April 14— W) —Soil conservation will do more to control floods that Die high dams built under the Pick-Sloan plan. This was Die opinion of a delegation appearing before the Missouri House flood control committee yesterday. Guy Dixon of Bennett, president of the Current River Proctectlve Association, told the group the main problem is not flood control. The main prblem is to get water back Crash Victims' Conditions Are Improved Conditions of six persons injured in a freak tripple-accident that occured in two slates Tuesday night ranged today from satisfactory to good according to hospital attendants here. At Walls Hospital, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Lavcrn Stewart. Mrs. George Heath, Miss Helen Heath, all ol Cape Girardeau, Mo. and Everett 3. Milllgan of Bcnton, Mo., were •eported in good condition. Most of them may be dismissed this afternoon, a hospital oifflca said. In Blythevllle Hospital, W. E Uito the soil, he said. Many others appearing agreed with him. F. S. Tuggle. a banker and farmer from Gallatln, said he opposed such projects ns the proposed Pattonburg dam which whould "inundate 40,000 acres of the best farm land In Caviess County." Opponents to the resolution are scheduled to be heard next week Lion Trainer Wounded But Show Goes on as Circus Tours Arkansas FORDYCE, Ark., April Circus animal trainer Dee Nifong 32, performed here today with a JSjiiciaged arm aud^iioulder. V> lion attacked him Tuesday night ac El Dorado, The animal wns beaten off by elephant trainer John Ragsdale. who used an elephant hook. Although physicians had to take 12 stitches to close the wounds. Nifong wct:t ahead 'with the show at Camden. Kennedy of Steele, Mo., was reported in satisfactory condition. Most of the injured suffered cuts and bruises. Mr. Milligan suffered a fractured ankle and Mrs. Heath a broken nose. The accidents occured when the car driven by Mr. Kennedy, who was believed by family u id Missouri State Police to have been dazed by drugs given him for heart and asthmatic conditions, co'"d:d with another car in Arkansa near the state line. A few minutes later In Missouri his car collided with the car carrying the five injured persons. A wrecker on the scene a few minutes later was struck by still another car, Injuring Charles Reaves o Steele. the wrecker driver. Missouri Senate Committee Balks REA Co-Op Plans JEFFERSON CITY, April 14—</!') —REA cooperatives will not be able lo merge to form power generating co-ops, B Missouri Senate committee has decided. The agriculture committee struck (lie words from ft bill yesterday which opponents had said would lend to for in a lion of "supcr-dooper co-ops." But the group kept a section letting rural electrification co-ops keep ou serving towns which bigger ItiRii U1e present 1,500 population maximum. Individual directors of REA distributing en-ops still can go together and form power generating co-oixs, en. William M. Quimi (D) of laywood said. Qutnn Is one of Hie Ill's sponsors. He said they were doing II now. The bill sought to make formii- .011 of generating and transmitting o-ops easier, Quimi told the com- nittec. Luxury Tax Proposed To Pay Bonus to Vets U. of A. Medical College Makes Faculty Changes LITTLE ROCK, April 14. (/P>— Dr. Willis E. Brown, formerly of the Iowa State University Medical School, has been appointed head of Die Department of Obstetrics and Gynccology at the University of Arkansas Medical School. Tulsa Police on Alert For Gate-Crashers and Hero of Show it Victim TULSA, Okla., April 14—</n_ What price glory? A wrenched shoulder, says Hollywood nclor Chill Wills. Wills, here for n world premiere of the movie "Tulsa" in which ho has a supporting role, was mistaken lust night for a gate crusher nl special party honoring prine'-mls of the film. "The officer asked where I thought I was going, and I told him I was going to the party by Invitation," Wilts, sulrt adding: "One thing led lo another i : before I knew It I wns bring escorted out of the place on the business end of » profcsslonal-llkc hnimner lock." Bystanders Intervened and Identified Wills. The policeman offeree his apologies and allowed the actor lo Join the party, but not befon Wills was treated by a doctor for n trained shoulder. JEFFERSON CITY, April 14—M —Opponents of a bonus plan fo Missouri veterans of world wu I are scheduled to be heard by House committee next Wednesda night. Representatives of the American Legion and the Veteran of Foreign Wars urged approval of a boniis plan before tile House constitutional amendments committee last night. Most of their arguments were in telegrams from state commanders of both groups. The proposed bonus is sponsored - - ,- , . .. i by Rep. Jim C. McAdow tD> of Dr. Eva Dodge had been actmg | Bucha £ al . Colmt> , It would iel head of the department. Dr. Carroll P. Slsukers, now of the school faculty, will head the Department, of Clinical Pathology when It Is separated from the Department ol Medicine, effective June 1, the school announced. Dr. Lloyd D. Seagar, now of the Women's Medical College at Philadelphia, will head the Department £? Phsyciology and Pharmacology "ginning July 1. On that date, Edwin L. Rushia of Iowa State University Medical School will become head of the new Department of Anesthesiology. maximum bonus of S550 for overseas duty and $400 for state side service, to be paid for mainly by uxury taxes. Chiropractors Fleet LITTLE ROCK, April 14 (/P)— Dr. W. O. Bedford of Nortrf Little Rock has been elected president o the Arkansas Chiropractic Association. He succeeds Dr. D. A. Fletcher of Fayetteviiie. Weatherman and April Offer Wide Variety in Atmospheric Conditions CHICAGO. April 14—W)—A mid- April snow, wind and rain storm dampened and chilled areas from the Central Rockies to Minnesota today. The snow falls in some parts of the Central Rockies. Central Plains states, the Dakotas and Minnesota were accompanied by cold northerly winds. Some of the gnles reached velocities of 40 miles per hour, the U. S. Weather Bureau said. Falls of more than one inch of snow were recorded at Denver and Cheyenne and Sheridan, Wyo. The mercury In the storm belt wns around freezing. The Weather Bureau reported a snow-shower in Grand Island. Neb. vith (humlcr accompanying a leavy snowfall. Rain and sleet were nixed with snow at Minneapolis and St. Paul. Thunri^rstornis were reported n Eastern Kansas and parU of Missouri nnd Arkansas. Fair and mild weather was reported from the Lower Ohio Valley to the Gulf States nnd in the far Southwest. Yesterday's highest reading wns D2 at Abilene. Texas. Former Blytheville Man Heads New Agency LITTLE ROCK, April H. (/V)— A general freight ngcncy of the St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton lioln Railway ha.s been established here. W. E. Tho.upson, who lias been assistant general freight ni?cnt licre since 1945, will remain as general freight agent. Thompson formerly worked for tile line nt Blythevtllc and Camcien. Minnesota's 1947 ore shipments totaled 62,131,362 tons. RESULTS 140.000.000 Americans have begun to £lve ns much a.s 17 billion dollars for the benefit of 270,000,000 Europeans. Don't confuse the ERP with UN URA. which ran soup kitchens aflcr the war. Or with lend-lcnsc, which simply delivered 60 billion dollars worth of American production, mostly nmaincnts, to foreign nations with a minimum of red-tape. The ERR involves many opera- ions, but most of nil, It is Inevat- icnt bunking. It furnishes dollars o stimulate and expand European rade and Industry through normal ommcrclnl channels. . Th« dollars come out of the U.S. reasury. At least 80 por cent of hem nvo gifts to KRl" countries, vltli certain strings nttachcd, The cmnlndcr arc loans, requiring full •epaymcnl with a'.t per cent Interest.' The KHP, as In Investment bnuk- r. tries to make each of ll.s dollars do the work of three or four. In given country, It Is always hoping (o ,nake ft single dolinr add a dollar ;o exports as well ns dollar lo Imports, trim a dollar off the national debt as well ns add a dollar to capital Investment. Definite lU-sulls Shown It sounds like financial abucad- abra. hut the ISRl' can point lo many Instances where its dollai provided multiple benefits. The ERP Is actually controltci by something called the ECA. whlcl double-checks the recovery program submitted from .something else call ed the OKEC. The Economic Cooperation Ad ministration— EGA—Is an America iiineiital agency, headed b Paul C!. HoffmiMi In Washinylo and W. Averell llnrrlman In Europi The Organization for Europca Economic Recovery —OtfKC- composed of representatives frot 19 foreign slates nr nrens. who I Joint planning, cunrdluntlon an eoopcrntlon have appeared at llm< lo net like a ministry of cconom for Western Europe. ECA and OKKC arc the Siamese twins of KHP. The Immediate political puruosr of the HUP. when It started in April last year, wns lo check Communism. This has been done. The hard-core of in such countries as France and Italy has not been cut back, but It has uot grown. In other countries, like Norway and Denmark, fcllow-lrnv elers have been forstakitiR the Moscow party line. In no F.ltt* country Is there Ikrllhood now thit C'ommunliU ould win governmental control ly anything short of Invasion by ,he Soviet Army, The linmedlute economic pnriwse f Hie EUP wns to sustain the poat- ur recovery drive of Western Eu- ope. This drive hurt been on the ergo of collapse. By the end of 948. wltli due credit to tile KHP, estern Europe's industrial protluc- ion lias risen U ]>er cent above 847. Another substantial pnxluo- lon boost Is In slBht for 1049. Western Europe's recovery l» tp inrcntly progressing almost twice B nsl now us It did lifter Die first vorkl war. lint Insiders of the ERP still keep heir fingers crossed. Pnndnmcntnl rearrangement of the economic letivlfy of 270.00J.OOO Europeans mist be far advanced by 1952, or heir countries could relapse Into mother coma. The economic liodge-podgc o: Western Europe needs more than i verbnl promise of unlflcntlon, A: (hi- threat of nn economic cntns trophe lessens, nationalistic) barrier nd rlvalrlM (till rwjulr* Uijulda- lon, but the will to do la hmrd.ko ustnln. There IK much to do and so ltttl« Urn*. That it »rw»j>i « thou«ht (or Uw BMD who ln« to Dutkt the EuropMB program a fact Initxrt at •n jry- NMTK^T CLOTHES ARE EXPENSIVE Do you "Eat" them with i itronq chemical bltach? or Do you bltach them with a laft, natural bleach like— Solil liy I-c:idhi(t Independent Grocers, A & 1', KroRcr, Sufcwuj, Liberty, imil All C'bnln Grocer*. Gas Line Company Approval of New Lines Close Call GLADEWATER, Tex., April 14 >>—A speeding freight train came very close to wiping out a busloac of the St. Louis Browns here yesterday. Going 70 miles an hour, it missed them by one foot. Twenty of the Browns were being driven from the high school to the ball park where they had an exhibition game. The driver went past a gateman's warning, stalled on the tracks as the train bore down, and got going again just In time. Manager jack Taylor saw It from a street corner. WASHINGTON, April 14. Tlie Arkansas- Louis! ana Gas Company of Slireveport, La., has asked the Federal Power Commission for authority Lo build added naturnl gas facilities to cost an estimated SB, 000,000. Included would be a f2-mile line of 200,000,000 cubic feet capacity between Weskom Field in Hurrlson County, Texas, to Columbia County, Ark., nnd 90.8 miles of 140.000,000 cubic feet cnpticlty between Columbia County and Perla. Ark. Approximately 3,900,000 babies were bom In the United States during 1947. D.P.L No. 15 COTTON SEED Delinted, Treated And Sacked 85% Germination 1 Year from Station A TON OR A CARLOAD Also Good ALFALFA HAY For Sale Magers & Gill Dell, Ark. Phone 2272 Miss Go Memorial Association Use This Coupon To Send Your Contribution For the Memorial I'lind fur Those Men und Women Who Lust Their Lives in World War 1 and World \Viir II. Ilusco Crafton I>. O. Box 1U!» Ulytheville, Ark. I enclose S in memory of who gave (his or her) life in defcnwe of our country. Signed REMEMBER Heaton's Home of Flowers can answer your every wish for floral gifts as well as flowers to wear. So visit our greenhouse and see (hem where they grow .. . choose the exact flower you want. Our varied collection of lovely Easter flowers includes Kaster Lilies by the hundreds . . . blue and pink Hydrangeas . . - Bleeding Hearts . . . fancy leaf Cnladiums . . . Begonias and Geraniums. They're available either as separate plants or In made-up boxes . . . or, of course, in lovely cut- flower bouquets. We invite you to talk wilh our designer, Mrs. Ann Rivers, for advice on corsages and bridal flowers. 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