The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 17, 1949 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 17, 1949
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TUESDAY, MAY 17,1949 . BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE Nation Embarks OnHuge Program 1,000 Flood Control Projects Will Cost IU.S. $7,503,000,000 .%*SHINGTON, May 17—</P)_ I The Chief of Army Engineers said 1 today that on paper the national flood control program now includes nearly 1,000 projects with an estimated cost of $7.503,000,000. MaJ Gen. Lewis A. Pick called It "probably the largest single construction In the entire world." Pick reviewed- the work of tin engineers In a statement before tlv House Public Works CommKtee. Th committee opened hearings Mon I day on which additional project should be authorized—that Is. giv I en congressional approval subject t j later action to make money avail able to carry out the actual work 1 Pick said the estimated cost o the program for the alluvial vallc of the Mississippi Is $1,205,000,00 with authorization so far o $1.038,000.000. 1 He said principal modlflcntloi which have been recommended f< 1 the plan would provide flood pro tection and major drainage for tl 1 Red River backwater area of Loui iana, the St. Francis Basin in Mir. I onri and Arkansas, and the Cache River and Bayou de View In Mlss- Icmrl and Arkansas, and provide for 1 flood control and ^agricultural water supply In the Grand Prairie-Bayou | Meto area, Arkansas. 4-H Members Vi7/ Inspect Stock Farms Several 4-H Club members and lieir leaders from North Mississippi )ounty will participate in a visiting lay program and study at the Batesvllle's Livestock and Forestry ;.xi)eihnent Station, Thursday. Francis White and Charles May, jth representing the Armorel 4-H Club are scheduled to demonstrate ises of a portable motor. as a part of 4-H club talent presentations. Meltha Byrd of Leachvllle Is scheduled to give a demonstration on andscaplng, iim her sister, Bobble Jean Byrrt, also from the Leachville club will demonstrate the conversion of a treddle-type sewing machine Into an electric. Other 4-H dub members scheduled to attend include: Virginia Pepper and Naomi white, both of Armorel and Joan Ward of Gosnell. Mrs. Gertrude B. Holiman, home demonstration agent and E. E. Chandler, assistant county agent for North Mississippi County, are coaching the t.cmonstratlons and will accompany the club members to Bntcsvllle. The actual program will start on Wednesday, with an identical program scheduled ior both days, anc on May 20 and 21, a study and visit- lie day will be continued, studying small pralns ^nd pasture In particular, for veterans and small tanners. Judges Required To Air Dealings Approved Claims Must Be Published, High Tribunal Says LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. May 17. M>| —The Arkansas Supreme Court yesterday upheld a »9U Initiated act, requiring publication of claims allowed by a county court. It ordered Independence County o pay Jared TTevalhan. Batesvllle, lubllsher. for publication of the 1st of claims allowed by the Inde- dcuce County court In 1948 The ecislon affirmed » ruling of the ndepeiidcnce Circuit Court In the ase of county Judge Forrest Jefery and others vs Trevathan. A claim for similar publication n 1947 was disallowed on a legal echnlcallty. In both years. In compliance with he act. adopted at the general elec- lon in 1914. the Independence County clerk had published In Tre> •ofiito Visits TOKYO. May 17. f/l'i—Emperor I Mlrohllo left today by spcciiil train for a 27-day tour of Kyushu Is- I !and. It Is his first extended trip I since he visited atom-bombed Hiro- Ishima in 1947. Marriane Licenses The following couples obtained niHria^e licenses at the office of Miss Elizabeth Blythe. county clerk. Saturday: W. H. Miller and Mrs. Estell Bone, both of Sikcston, Mo. Velbert B Mayher and Miss Sue Eaton, both of Blythcville. -STUDEBAKER. Phone 888 Phone 888 ea i SEEING IS BELIEVING! 1918 Sludebaker Land Cruiser 1940 Chevrolet Tudor 1939 Chevrolet Fordor Sedan 1938 Chevrolet Tudor 1918 Studebaker One-Ton Pickup 1916 Studebaker One-Half Ton Pickup 1911 Chevrolet One-Half Ton Pickup 1939 JJodge One-Half Ton Pickup. Chamblin Sales, Co. "Your Friendly Studebaker Dealer" Railroad & Ash Phone 88S •STUDEBAKE vathan's newspaper, the News-Review. a list of claims allowed against the county. The quorum court fused to make an approptlatloi for paying publlciitli 1 costs. The circuit court ordered then paui and the supreme court Monday affirmed that notion excep as to the 1947 claim. "Futtlnc the spolUrM «! publicity on the list of claims allowed hy the county court WHS a mailer (hat the people thought advisable," the luprisije rnurt Kali) In declaring the act constitutional. It also cited language of the lower court in holding that "the quorum court, with ample funds on hand. has no discretion to refuse to comply with a valid law." A Phillips Circuit 'Court verdict awarding Marlon Surman and his mother. Virginia Haley. $2,000 against Rnchael Boniier, was reversed ind dismissed. Tlie court also reversed the Union Ciicuit Court to give former state publicity d.rector Glenn A. Oreen medical expenses for Injury to his eyes while employed by the Lion Oil Company. 'Hie Workmen's Compensation Commission denied Orcen compensation because he had received salary from the state In excess of what hie compensation would have been, but did order Lion to pa_; his medical expenses. Tlie Union Circuit Court reversed the commission's findings and disallowed -the medical expenses but the Supreme Court overturned' that ruling to reinstate the award of medical expenses. Railroads Pledge Not to Seek New Rote Increases WASHINGTON. Miiy IT. (IT) — The railroads Initialled today the new [rtlght rate Increase they are no* seeking will be Hie last to be asked 111 the Immediate future. Attorney Jocob Aronson told the Interstate Commerce Coin mission that although operating costs linve untlnned to go up since the In- rease was asked last October, "the ilh'OHds at tills time will not ask or rates higher UIRII those sought tliclr petition." Aronson, vice president Rti'd ral counsel for the New York Cen- ral System. Is acting as chief conn- el for the railroads In the proceecl- ng. His statement was made at Die opening of final argument before he commission this morning. Apparently It was Intended as an answer to current talk thnt the railroads might ask stll 1 higher Freight rates &s a result of wage Increases unions have secured during the lust few months. Aronson asserted thai "In spite of developments since last October that "the railroads .iropose to make most Intensive effort to Ret and hope that they fihnll succeed In October, the railroads nsked n 13 per cent rnte Increase. Siamese Twin Girls, Joined at the Head, Given Chance to Live LOS ANOEt,ES, May 17. (/!>)-Little Siamese twin girls, born Saturday, »r« given a good chance to live today, although joined at the head, toii-to-top The Infants were born to Die wife of John B Jones, u N<-gro, Only « few similar cases have been reported. Phvslclnns say the babies are do- Ink well and have « good chance .0 survive. Dr. I'hoebm Herman, ho,s- pltnl medical director, said a study will be made lo determine If It would be possible to separate the ins by surgery. However, he conceded such an *rallon would be "drastic" be- nse the cninlnl juncture Is ex- nslve. However, the fact Hint one illd faces In a slightly different ireellon from the other the iloo ir explained, Indicates ench In ml hns a separate bruin, But presumably, he added, there "some connection" between the wo brjitns. Each child resiwnds in- Ivtihiull)' to stimuli. Oni' will cr> lille tho other sleeps. - I 1 Accused Russian Engineer Says He Won't Jump Bar NEW YORK. May 17 M'l-Vlll cntln A. anbltchev, Russian ongl neer nccti.vxt on a spy conspiracy cj nrce. said yesterday he hius Intention of Jumping ball like Ocr hart Elsler. the fugitive Communist With a smile, he EJWC newsmn this nnmrance after Federal Juris: Samuel Kaufman put off his trln until May 23. lie and Judith Ooplon. forrnc government employe, are accuse of conspiring to violate esnlona? laws. She will RO on trial with hlr here. She currently Ls on trial I: Washington on another charge c takhiK government documents. "Do you know Elsler?" rcportci skcd GuMtchev, who Is tree o 100.000 bond. "I have nothing to do with that Qubltchev replied. "Do you intend to Jump ball Ilk islcr did?" he was asked. No intention, no Intention Gubitchev replied In English wil smile. Eislcr Jumped $23500 ball 1 towing away on the Polish lim iatory May 6. He now is under ar- cst in London. Fulbright Wants RFC Workers to Stay Put WASHINGTON. May 17. IIP}— Senator Fulbright (D-Ark) doesn't want -key employes of the Reconstruction Finance corporation taking jobs '.vith firms wlilch do business with the agency. He said he planned to Intro duce legislation which would pro hlbit the practice. Fulbright said there'd been news paper accounts reporting that RFC employes had resigned to take Jobs wllh business concerns afler thes concerns had received RFC loan SALE! Harrison High fupilt Attend Cotton Carnival Forty-five Fifth Qride students Vom Hunlsoii Negro school, spent wo days in Memphis last week, 'IsltiiiK (he 100 ind the annual Colon Carnival. This Is the 12th year the Fifth Grade 1ms made the trip. Nine of (he 45 received free trips >ccaiise of special recognition glvc:i hem. They Included Bettle Doris 3othran, most helpful gill; Sum- lei Kddhigs, most helpful buy; La- vcrne Fowler and LaVfrne Drown, jest conduct; Ei-llne Franklin for Improvement; Ruth Evnns, e delivery; Adeline Hmucll, Improvement til scliolnr- shl)>; queen Esler Oadrils, attendance, neatness and best news reports; mid Dorothy Bvo*n, most, Improvement In netting along with others. 'abinet Member Visits Us Mother in Jonesboro JONESUORO. May 17. W')--Sec- etnry of the 'treasury John Snydcr s not intcresled In becoming pres- dcnl o[ the world bank or any ithcr political office. Here for a few hours Sunday to tslt his mother, Mrs. J. H. Snydr.r. he cabinet member said that "I'm definitely not considering arcepl- the presidency of tho World Dank The only position I'm Interested In Is the one I now hold When I leave the treasury. I will return to private business." Secretary Snydcr was en route o Kimsus City In a four-engiiicd coast guard plane. - Rural Economists Plan I2-State Conference MOimiLTON, Ark., M*y 17 — lUii'Kl economists from 12 cotton- owing stales bciiun a four-day nfcienco at Petit Jean state Park xlay, They will discuss a tnarkctlni, xeurch project begun two yeim TO Dc-nn Upper! Rills of (lie Unlvcr ly of Arknusits College of Ami itture, aduilnlstratlvn advisor ti ic committee, will preside. Arkansas, slnle.s repie cnted ure Alatminn, Arlnnim, Geor In, lx>iils!ana. Mississippi, Mtssour Mrw Mexico. Oklahoma, South Cur linn, Tennessee and Texa«. Artclrnt Flilliulrlphla Vhe city ti|K>n whose ruins Am- nnn, capital of .Traus-Jordall. luii> been built was called Philadelphia by Its Egyptian conqueror, FUolcmi PhiladclpliiLS, about 2000 years ago Read Courier News Want Ada Wendell Willkie's Widow njured in Auto Crash CAMBRIDGE, O.. May 17. W) — Mrs. Edith willkle. 58, an her son. Phillip. 29. were Injured Sunday when their car overturned on a slippery road during i rainstorm They were careii for here today at St. Francis Hospital. Hospital attendants said the condition of Mrs. Wlllklc was; "very satisfactory." She suffered Internal injuries and se/ere shock. Phillip, who was driving the car, suffered severe bruises ibout the ti-roat. Neither was listed HS critically hurt. Mrs Willkie Is the widow of Wendell L. Willkie, 1840 GOP presidential nominee. 25 IT more trade in allowance on your old washer, regard s of m»ke or condition on a new BENDIX Automatic Washer This Is Your Chance fo Heal Savings—Come in Todiiy HUBBARD & HOKE Appliance Co. Tlie like to chew i Ltkiud of chewing gum. Labor Leader Reminds President He Cannot Serve Two Masters INnBPEND^NCK,,Mo., May 17.— M'j—The summer Whit* House has .less than half Us spring coat of paint today and President Triinuin a protest over the non-union alnler. Tho protest Is » registered letter lalled to the President by Painters ilstrlct Council No, 3, A.P.L. John H. Moler, 67, who started one-nmti Job on the President's onic May 3, s»y« he's not a unton i»n, never been one and doesn't itend to be one. but doesn't have ny Krudge against the union. Moler, who says he's painted for he Trumans before, says he'can't inderstnnd "why the union Is to ipscl." Jack Cooko, union business representative who riiinounced the mating, said "after all, Truman has ihumploncd himself ns the man of he hour In labor and you cunt ierve but one muster—If you serve dm right," , Cooke snld the letter was "notification" to the President that Moler Is doing the Job. Thore was no comment from the Wlille House. and Hugh D. the 113. O«loflc«l aunrey. Ington. IfUer and Bu>h*y ar* of th« Unlrtnlty and ber> of the faculty. AlllKXtgn tht harbor <rf Buffalo, N. Y., It frccen over four or fr»» nvonthi a year, it handla* men dun 19,000.000 tons at waUr-born* freight annually. Forrest City Banker To Get U. of A. Degree FAYF.-ITBVII.Ui:, Ark.. May 17. M'l — 'I'lio University or Arka'nsu.s will award honorary doctor of liiw.s deKren.H lo three natk-o Arknnsaiw at the, 7filh commenceinent exer- clsc.s hero June 4. I>j!rce,s will l>c ntvoii to William W. Cumpbcll. Forrest City. Ark., bunker; Dr. Jewell HiiRhe.s Hu-shey. chiilrman of the Mathematics Department lit Hunter CollcRe, N.Y.. as snowflakes ONLY WATCH WITH THE Dura Power Mainspring HHEIFUS Mret limbs . . . Wtar Illamnniij •III, \U!il \l\l\ trom m «i"'»i>, HintuiUi i $10.95 ACROSS SHOES Frosty, feminine white . . . so cool, so wonderful . . . such crisp accent for your lovely, light-hearted tumrner costumes. And so perfect fitting, too. Cold (Red) Cron Fit-Tested, of course. Come in, choose from our lumraer cool-ection. FAMILY SHOE STORE 312 Main St. Blytherlflt Save • Time* Money • tabex Plant Sinkers ACID-DELINTED Cotton Seed L K. ASHCRAFT CO. Chrrry it fU1lri»4 Phone UM i All Electric Fans and Attic Fans 25? OOFF Qf course its a Lincoln • America's Most Fine Car! For (his special sale we're offering you our complete stock of nationally-advertised electric fans . . . Westinghouse, Robbins & Meyers, Emerson, Knapp-Monarch, etc. ... in any size you desire ... 16, 12, 10, or 8 inch. Here are two examples: Knapp-Monarch 8-inch Stationary fan . .. regular 57.75—now $5.80. Weslinghouse 16-inch oscillating fan . . . regular $52.75—now $39.36. ATTIC FANS You may choose from either the .12 or 48 inch si/.es in famous Hunter or Robbins & Meyers Attic Fans, guaranteed to give you long service. For example, here are two of (he prices: . regular $197.95; . regular $249.95; 42 inch Hunter Fan now $1.18.46. •18 inch Hunter Fan now SI87..16. There's no mistaking the. 131,9 Lincoln Cosmopolitan Jor any other car! You can really sec out oj llinl big, one-piece curved windshield! Wail, lilt I/OK try the lightning power of the areul new /»49 Lincoln "Eight,"! Just foot at its luxuriant •new "Salon" interior, loot We urge you not lo miss this very special sale. It's the perfect opportunity for you lo prepare for the hot summer weather and save yourself a grtal deal of money. BLAN HEATH CO. B EFORE you sign for any fine car today, know the answer* to th«« two important questions'. 1. Art you getting the moil distinctive fine car for toar n«m«jrf 2. An you getting a thoroughly road-proren fnt ear, toot The answer will be "Yes!" to both—If you chooo a n«w 1M> Lincoln Cosmopolitan. For it's the one and only fin« e»r who§» body ilylinj is exclusive. It's the moat thoroughly road-proem fin« c«r, too. f, J. Why not arrange for jwur dtmoiulralion drive in a Lined* ComapoUan iwwf makes America'* Cars/ 112 North 1st Phon«828 STILL & YOUNG MOTOR CO. Walnut and First Blytheville, Ark.

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