The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 9, 1949 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 9, 1949
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MONDAY, MAY 0, IMfl BLYTHEVTUJ! <ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE TRKKM Groundwork for a New U.S. Industry Laid: Plants to Make Gas, Oil from Coal Dedicated LOUISIANA, Mo., Mny O.f/l'j—Tlic groundwork for R new American Industry—the 1 conversion of coal to oil and gusolme—was laid here yes- •gjlcrday with the dedication of Iwo bis; deinonstrntlon plants. Bows Take a Bow About 50o persons, including &OV-H eminent officials, military officers, members of and imiustrmi leaders, attended the ceremony. Musi of them came on a special train Irom St. Louts, pcr-vered by fuel from the plants. The plants were developed by the U.S. Riireau of Mines as nn'er to the dwindling supply of gasoline and an ever increasing demaiul, Julius A. KVUR. .secretary of interior, in liis dedication speech, called on private industry to ucl busy plants of its own without delay, lie expressed hope Congress would pa.s-s measures extending government credit tn that end- Some of (he vi.sUing Industrial i.sls. especially oti men, commented adversely on the project. They raised doubts as to whether any serious shortage of pull-oleum Is likely for many years to conic, but in view of their position a.s guests refused to ho qnotcd. Oist Is $15,0011.000 One of the plants cost $10.000 OQT and \\--f olhe 1 ' half that amount. The build inps are spi end ont over srvrral acres, with milc.s and inile.s of exposed pipe. The plants \vill produce not only to^dir^nl oil and autonif-hile fuel, but ^ aviation sasoline and a variety of by-products, inclwlinj; ;tjcohol.s antJ phenol for plastics. The plants will demonstrate respective merits of livo basic processes lor converting coal to nil. The two processes are called "f-oal hydrogen at ion" niul . . "gas synthesis." By the former, coal is turned into oil by forcing hydrogen into it tinder great heat and pressure. By the other, coal is Uirsl turned into gas. Louisiana was .selected as. the sit' for the plants because of iU central local ion with respect to mnjoi coal field. 1 ?. Also H synthetic ammonia plant erected here for th Army during the war offered facilities readily adaptable to production of synthetic fuels. Crusading Minister Plans Invasions on Move Against Gaming ST. LOUIS, May D. Wj—The Rev. Holland B. lx)j)don, who has been lending a one-man crusude apauisL gambling and serving of liquor to minors, said today he will invade Kansas City, Hannibal. Springfield and Poplar Bluff. He .saitl her decided lo go Lo those communities after he had received letters anrt telephone calls from ministers ar.d business men offering hitn support and urging him "to clean up our towns." The pastor of the First Nazarcne Jhurch here said he will go on the our next week. Meanwhile. Mister London said ic has discovered six more pJn ,n Su Louis where belting and gambling tire going on. He said he would give a list of these place-s to hiet of Police Jeremiah O'Connell He said he also plans lo wrHn letters to each of the .state's logis- ators al Jefferson City, urging them to vote against a proposed bill which would legalize horsr racmg and betting In Missouri, 6 Arkansans Die Violently Over Weekend By thr A«soci»ted I'rts* Mishaps cniBt'd a( least six ctnU 111 Arkansas over the weekend. Two members of a North Ultle Rock Negro baseball team were Injured fatally \vlipn n truck overturned near Hamburg early Kuiuhiy Nine other members of the team were injured. Deiiri were Joe llob- Inson and Jolumy Ahnan, both about US. A 65-year-old White County former, Kd Willlnms, died In a -Seiircy hospital Sunday of Injuries suffered In what police leimed a pool room brawl at Fiuigburn, Ark Jerry Hedell, 22, Is being held In connection witli the Saturday nti;hl melee. No charges have been filed. Mrs. Jessamine Fishback, nbou 1 "onvicted Bank Robber faces Mo/* Charges MEMPHIS, May 9. </]>>—Jolm Ell- gene Anderson, 27, already sentenced to 20 years In prison mid fined M.OOO uy n federal court on a bixnX robbery charge, faced state charges on the same count, here' (cday. Anderson is accased of parUcl|>at- 10, died In a F\>rt Smilh .>os|>ilal Saturday ol Injuries suffered when she apparently fell at her house. She was discovered Wednesday lying on the floor of her home, police said she bad l«en there about four days. An automobile accident near IVttMroii last Wednesday canse<l (ho death of J. 1(. o'ljtney, 60, Porter, Okla. He died In a Waldron hospital Saturday. A member of a swimming pnrt> drowned In , lake aboil 15 miles southwest of Hope Sunday. He WHS Neal Elder, 31, of Hopo. Suspect Joes on Trial Today MKMJMilS, May 9. (A 1 )—UnvLd E. •jigt'i', a 29~yenr-o)d fon»ei coal compnny cnsiiier, wont on trial here toduy—accused of ciiibetxllng nbotit |27,00o from Uls fhm to Mip- port two wives und two basketball tomns. Police .s 11 id ul Ihc lime of his ;u- IT.SI UnU PruKOV WILS lifting money Erom the Hunl-lkM'Hn Coitl Comp.t- ny lo inaliKiikn wlvo.s In Lew An- «ol<'.s und Memphis. They fi nUI he Mib.slill'/i'd (i boys'nnd n jjlrls 1 itmutour ba,skolbuU team. 1'rncer Ls [onnully chiii'KCd wtih emhez?,loinenl, friidulnit breach of truM and litrccuy. ing In (lie $43,000 robbery ol a Memphis bank with Clyde Mlllon Johns cm. JnlitiAon. wouiuied when he wa.-; eaplmcd by the Fill in ImnunapnlU month, is scheduled lo lie re- liirned here soon lo face charge* tu federal court. light Pushcart Makes fast Mountain Trip COLORADO .SI'IllNdS. Colo. — Ifl'l— A pushcnit made n 10-mile tip-trip down ft mountainside, to involve l.elsle Klncnld i n strange traffic aceidcnt. •1'he carl, a light affair used by n railroad section K»"l? litgli In (he Itoeklcs, look off on Its solo spin from a spot on the olhcr lrto of MiinlUm SprlnKs. The secllon bands Jumped in a n i 1 and gave chime ulonn n road anik'IlliiK (lie truck on which Ihc cart liavcllrd. Hut before they raimht MU with It the cart bunted (hrnuKli Manllou Springs and Into Ihe Weslern sector of this •city, Miineklng sqimrly Into the srvmll coupe of ICIncalrt, HH the driver attempted to make n grade-crossing. Klncatd salil lie now Ihc curt Ciimlng but lie underestimated Us speed. Tils coupe look cjnltc a bent- Ing. Tin' cart, however, was 1111 damaged. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, Ill- May ».. W/—IUSDA)—Hog* 14,800: market unevenly steady to V lower than Friday's average; bulk good and choice 180-240 Ib barrow* and gllU 18.60-15; practical top U.7S pnld mostly for weJghU under 221 ll»; short load 18.85; most 260-300 lb.s 11.M-18.28; 140-170 lb« 173S- 1850; 100-130 Ib pigs scarce; odd lots 14.00-17.00; good sows 400 lb» down 16.SO-ie.75; over 400 Ibe 13*01525; stags 11.60-13.50. Cattle 4,200; calves 1,200; Inquiry fairly active on all classes and opening trade strong on steers, heifers and cows; some spot* slightly liijjhcr; one load low choice medium weight steers 28.75; majority good steers S4.00-25.00 with few m«- dlluin kinds 22.75-23.00; good to choice heifers nnd mixed yearling? larnely 2325-26,05; common and medium cows 1150-19.00; cuinera and ctiUcr.1 14.00-17.00. What does press »Rent when he want* In Inform Ihe (great American public that this is "How Tie Month?" 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