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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

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TUESDAY, JIAY 10,15M9 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS PAGE Added Oil Import Curbs Advocated Gov. MeMoth Urges Tightened Policy Of Restrictions ^'JACKSONVILLE. Fia.. May 10. M'j—A general tightening o! restriction* governing petroleum imports Into this country \va.s recommended t<xlay by Gov. Sid McMntli of Ark a mas. In an addre.« prepared for rie- livery before llie Interstate Oil Compact Commission meeting here rtfcMalh saict a conservation pollc> also must be Instituted by companies opcrnlmg tu foreign oil fields "Our companies operating abroat must assume their share of tills re xponslbillty ... or we will threat en our domestic supply ... to our needs in an emergency." hi said. ' McMath told the group that th increasing tide of imported petrol cum posra a threat to "employmen 1 slate finances, distribution of o! royalties and rentals and bonuse among landowners." The Arkansas governor warned that "if imports arc not brought. into balance to supplemr-tlt rather than supplant domestic production . . . then it will become our duty to ask the federal government to restrict the flow of foreign oil by import quotas or excise taxes. This must be done, be contended. if the petroleum industry in Vhe. ^^lited States is to continue to "ful- T<tll our responsibilities." 'r/Vafe Power •irms Back •ederal Dams WASHINGTON. May 1C. Wi — Twelve private power companies in he southwest wlU support construction of public power dams In hat area, says C. Hamilton Moses. Moses said the Arkansas Power ind LiElit Company, which he leads, ami 11 otlieis tn an Inlesral- ed system arc willing to purchase all power generated at public dams now built or planned In a six-slate, area. Including Arkansas. He spoke last niphl at a meeting of Arkansans and Olclahomans who came here to urge the House Public Works Committee to approve legislation designed to permit start of construction on the Arkansas River development plan. Moses said A. P. and L. and the 11 other companies, which he did not name, have reversed their former position. He said his company and the others arc willing now to agree that the various public dnms should be tied together with federal power lines; that the companies would take all power generated at the dams, and transmit 10 per cent of it without profit to REA Cooperatives anil other preferred customers, then purchase the remaining 30 per cent at Bovernmenl prices Doth Arknm.i.s Senators and all excep. one of the slate's representatives" spoke at the meeting. One "Byrd" on Roster Of Congressmen Seems To Be Too Many /or HST WASHINGTON. May 10— <>Pi— President Truman is reported to have told a group of veterans that there are Loo many Byrds in Congress. Gilbert A. Harrison, nations chairman of the American Veteran: Committee and one of those who called on Mr. Truman, told reporters' "He told us there were too many Byrds In Congress. He wants us to sec that congressmen are elected who are able to see things in the terms of national Interest, rather than local interest, and make large plans, rather than smaH plans." Senator Harry F. Byrd, Virginia Democrat, is the only man of I hut name In the Congress- Byvd has opposed many of President Truman's proposals. He joined with Republicans on the Senate Armed Services Committee several weeks ago to ^bottle up Mr. Truman's nomina- ^fion of former Gnv. Mon. C. Walgren of Washington state to be chnirman of the National Security Resources Board, Wallgren has long been R close friend and fishing companion of the President. Mairiage Licenses The following couples obtainec marriage licenses at the office Miss Elizabeth Blylhc. county clerk yesterday and Saturday: J. T. Yarbro and Miss Helen Ilcnscn. both of Manila. Elmer Marshall Goss and Miss Beatrice Ahull, of Dell. Don C. Chlsm of Blytheville and Miss Ellen Janette Sims ot Horn- evsville. Mo. Edgar Cain, Jr., and Miss Ramonn Pearl England both of Blytheville. Wilton Pupil* Stage Fifth Play Day Event WILSON, Ark., May 10.—The fifth annum Play Day. sponsored by the Wilson High School physical education department was held Friday on Ihe school cnm.>us and athletic field. Studenls from Ihe seventh through the 12th grades participated in the various events. In Ihe girl's division, the Kills were divided into five groups with two teams, White and Fled. In each group. The girls' events Included softball. volleyball, relay races, dodgeball, (able lennls and baseball. The point system, Individual and as a group, was used to determine the winner. The individual to have the highest number of points was Lula Mae Frcels. who had 35 while Patsy Aim Pepper came In second with 33 points. Group winning teams were "White" team of group 2, captained by Lula Mae Preels and the "Red" team of group 5. tied for first; "Red 0 team captained by Nancy Crntn. second: mid "Red 1 earn, captained by Jean Jackson bird. Patricia Campbell was over seer, and Billle Ann Slanrod wa; scorekeeper. the boy's division, the boy were divided into two teams. Orang and Black, with four groups In each Romulrobin tournaments were held iu volleyball and softball. The afternoon ended wUfc a baseball game by players picked from the prciTcding events. At the close of Ihe games the "Orange" team captained by Billy Boytes was eclared winner with 00 points to Ihelr credit while Ihe "Black" team, captained by Harold tay, had 40 points for wcond place. Im Deer wn» storekeeper for Hie oy'» events. /eweferi fleet LITTLE ROCK., May 10— t/Ti— 'ioyrt A. Den man oi Stuttgart vns re-elected president of the Arkansas Retail Jewelers' A.«oct«- lon here last night. 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