The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 24, 1949 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 24, 1949
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^WEDNESDAY, "AUGUST 24, 1949 $9 Million Voted For SPA's Lines Senate Posset Bill For Amount Asked Administration BLYTHEVILLB CARET COTTRICT M«W» By WASHINGTON, Aug. 23— MV- Hie Senate voted »9,000,00fl yesterday for Southwestern Power Administration transmission lines. The sum — combining cash and contract authority— equaled the administration's Cull budget request. It was previously approved by the House when it passed the interior Detriment money bill. The Senate Appropriations Committee had recommended slashing the sum f> $3,874,020. The vote was 45 to 38 to keep the House and budget figure. A $300,000 continuing fund for SPA also was approved by the Senate on its first vole on commlttce- J illisored amendments to the half- nilion-dollar Interior Bill. Vole [i Fir»t Showdown This was the initial showdown In the public power controversy that has marked consideration of the Interior bill- by the Senate. Tlie outcome was expected to have a decided bearing on other contested appropriations, including those for the Southeastern Power Administration, some Bonnevillc Power Administration Items and several power transmission projects Council of Europe Makes Real Progress Toward Realizing Old Dream of Statesmen Officers Seiu Still, Arrest Woman, 2 Men PARAGOULD, Aug. 24. (AP) — Slut* and county oflcers Monday located" one of the largest still* found In this section since the early We. State Police Sgt, Wyatt Patrick said Virgil Lester, "Buster" Brown, 42, and a woman identified as Florene Thompson, alias Florene Brown, •a, have been jailed on charges of operating the still. Sgt. Patiick and Greene County Sherilf Loy Newbery led the raid. In addition to the still, they found more tl'an 150 gallons of mash. The still was located on the Arkansas side ol Ihe St. Prancts River, lei: milts east of Paragould and six miles southwest of Cardwell, Mo. ANCIKXT T CITY OF STRASBOURG, »l,i,l, ) ns been under both Fren.-l, ami German flajs, now pl, ys host ' lo a Council of Europe aiming al some form ot super- national t mernm™t. The foreUvn' ministers of ten NKA-Acme staff cnrresjirmdenl Max Winter.) of the Reclamation Bureau. »es( European countries meet in Ihe Stmslu.urg City Hall, .111, Communists conspicuously" »b«nl (i'liut These are cases where the Sen- • ate Appropriations committee voted to reduce amounts voted by Ilv , ,., lv nvvv , v „„ a ,, y cffort (o ^^ ^^ Jn lhe ^ o( European unity. But the shadow pcrjenccd European observers, lhe newly-created Council represents real progress In European affairs. Sleep "Dangerous Stuff" Man of 92 Tells His Son BEVERLY. Mass., Aug. 24. (AP)— It's never bedtime for John J. Healey who Is 92 and wide-awake. He says he hasn't been to bed for 3o vears. "Son," he says, "thai sleep is dangerous stuff." Healey. who sllll manages a trucking fhm .claims he gets three hours -sleep a day. But not In bed. He Just leans bark In a rocker, flings a blanket into a hood for his head, and rocks off for 180 minutes. "I got out ol the hailit of setting tired when r was young," he ex- p1>iin.s., "I did go to bed In those mol'e SV^'S .STp»' PAGE THREE "BEAR CAFETERIA" HAS A CUSTOMER—The "cafeteria" <el lip lokecp hungry bears out of Dulutli. Mhui., did a big business Chci Mug- nuson, Associated Press photographer, hid betiiiui n uarrel lo RCI this close-up shot. Although startled by lhe Mnsh bulb, this hungry bruin kept on eating lettuce he found in the pile of food dumped at the edge ol the forest. (A[> Wlrephotol. the House. In the case of most of the transmission lines at iaue, the commutes •irji'd that the con- (racts be entered Into with private utilities to carry or "wheel" government power lo preferred ! customers such as REA users and ' municipalities. The contracts would be modled After one now in effect between the SouthewestenT Power Administration and the Texas Light anil ver Co. In Senate debate, they referred to as the "Texas-type contracts." With the recommendation that SPA enter into such contracts with othe private utilities in its area. _.. ,,„, the Senate committee voted to cut wars and in cash and contract hority to $3.874,020. It also moved to eliminate a continuing funds of $300.000 for the power agency. Today's vote was to determine If these ciiLs would stand, or it the House allowances would be retained. !>}• LEON DENNEN* NEA Special correspondent STRASBOURG, Prance —fNEAl —A major effort to replace international European anarchy by a form of super-national govern| mcnt. which 'would eventually limit state soverignlv, has been started In this historically-disputed city by representatives of lo west European countries. Great Britain. Ireland. Italy and France are among those represent- we.stern countries, beaten and divided across the Rhine, has no delegates. Disunity or the countries outside the Iron Curtain has long been regarded as the real root ol a threat of future wars. 1 ! A of Moscow hovers over Strasbourg, a petition submitted by Slan- Mikolajc^yk. former Premier islaw Even Lhe choice of its seat Is Two Men Are Seized . In Liquor Still Raid LITTLE ROCK, A11 ', of Poland, and exiled lenders from j symbol other east European countries, the j Before 1370. Strasbourg was a Council of Europe is requested to | French city. Then the Prussians the dream of groat statesmen from Aristide Briand to Winston Churchill. Thus, where Germany and France have glowered at each other so long across tiie Rhine, conservatives, socialists, liberals and independents, representing (heir respective governments, meet here to! create what will amount to history's ' first Parliament of Europe i admit representatives of the pressed peoples" behind the Iron Curtain. "The European Union is not complete without the cooperation of the oppressed peoples ol eastern Europe." the petition states.. "We believe and hope that the council and assembly will do everything in Hie interest of creating a (rue European federation, comprising (lie peoples to be liberated from tiie East." It. Is doubtful whether the foreign ministers of the 10 participating countries who, as a body, rule the proceedings of the conference here will permit this petition to come up for debate on the floor of the consultative Assemble. The British are said to be crossed Ihe Rhine and the Stias- bourgeols became subjects of Kaiser wilhelm II. Returned to France after World War I, Strasbourg was Invaded again by the Nazi legions at the beginning of World War It. u was liberated by the American 7ili Army in 1944. Today, the Inhabitants of Strasbourg, a stolid, hard-working, uil- glainoi'otis but hospitable people —a strange mixture or French and German-hope that they will remain in France lor good.' "If the Council of Europe will bring us a lasting peace." a short, fat Strassbourgeols said, "it will have our blessings; if it improves business here we shall love it even more." Hint about Sl.500 worth of" untaxed ' whiskey was seized in a, raid at ' Crossett last weekend. ' l "" r to .undercover ascnls of tile Revenue Department. Morley said! tl!e don regards the council of Europe as gathering of governments and not of individuals, a view to whieih lhe French are seriously opposed. But the entire question is ex! peeled to provoke lively discussion. Tiie French will tight the Brit- Welcome Home Party Given in Flensburg Jail KLENSBURO, Germany —{,r,_ One man crossed the Danish-Oerman border illegally (or the 25lh time and had to face a Plensbllrg court for the tenth time. The court sentenced Burdc to five months in jail. Envoy to Luxembourg Arrives in franee Mi HAVRE, Krance, Aug. 24 (AP) —Mrs. Peiie^ Mesta, VS. minister to Lux»mboiirg, arived eilerday on the- Liner America. \\ Slie Itfl for Paris by automobile. Mrs Mesla planned lo go to Luxembourg today. Wins By a "Whisker" BOSTON, Aug. 24. fAP> —Counsel (or Aaron Zidenmn, 65. charged with peddling lottery tickets, won his casfr by wliat a. district court judge dtsciibed as "a whisker." || Police claimed (hey found lottery ticket" iinelcr zidcmnn's flow- in? whiskers. Zldeman's lawyer proved the splits were found under 11 ZioemaiV.s bed. JI AcquHSing Zideman yesterday. Judge Frank W. Tomasello smilingly told counsel "this is one case vou have won by a whisker." 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