The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 21, 1951 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 21, 1951
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1931 Arkansas News Briefs— Crop-Dusting Pilot Jumps Safely Without Parachute at Star City By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS STAB CITY— A young Alabama pilot-minus a parachute— leaped to safety us his plane crashed and burned near here yesterday. William Hembree, 23, jumped from hi* crop dusting plane aj it A hurtled toward an unoccupied school house. The plan* hit » tfee, crashed into the school and burned. Henibree, who lives In Birmingham, escaped with bruisei. 4 State Road Projects Added to Bid List , LITTLE f^OCK— Four more road constmctldn projects have been added to the list on which the Arkansas Highway Commission will 1 open bids Sept. 23. Fourteen jobs previously were advertised for contract letting on that date. $78,000 Okayed for Study of State Ills LITTLE ROCK— The Carnegi Corporation board of trustees haa approved a grant of $18,000 University of Arkansas to continue a survey ol Arkansas' basic ills. C. Hamilton Moses, president of the Arkansas Economic Council- State Chamber of Commerce, which is co-operating with the university In the research program, announced the grant yesterday. Defense to Present Case in Rape Trial MALVERN— Defense attorney for a 42-year-old ex-convict being tried here on a ra)>e charge were to present their case to a jury here today. Hot Spring County prosecutor E. w. McCoy, who Is asking the death penalty for Prank Reynolds, completed his case yesterday. He called six witnesses, including the alleged 10-year-old victim. State PMA Unit Forgives Affiliate Conway County Body Ordered Reinstated To Full Membership LITTLE ROCK, Sept, 31. (ffj — The state committee of the Production and Marketing Admmtstra- ion haa forgiven its rebellious Conway County affiliate, and ordered It reinstated to full PMA membership. J. L. Wright, chairman of the state committee, said yesterday that the three regular members of the country group had been returned to their posts. The county committee was suspended July 23 in a dispute with state officials, primarily over the appointment of the county administrative officer. Wright, in explaining the reinstatement, said the country group has received advice from "unauthorized sources" on operation of the PMA program in the county. Co-Operation Promised He added that the county committee had promised to co-operate In the future with the state committee and its representatives. Before the suspension, the county committee had demanded that William T. Johnson be removed as administrative officer. Wright said yesterday that Johnson will con- ' BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Arkansas Lawmakers Accept Invitation LITTLE ROCK— An Invitation to Arkansas legislators from Sen. Ellis Fagan of Little Reck to meet here Sept. 27 to discuss state purchasing procedures and laws has been accepted by 28 lawmakers. Gat/iings Is Host to State Postmasters WASHINGTON-Rcp. Gainings (D-Ark) yesterday was host to postmasters of the First Arkansas District at a luncheon in the capital's dinning room. Guests included Speaker Sam Rayburn (D-Tex) of the House, Rep. Martian IB-Mass), Republican leafer in the house, and Arkansas Senators Pulbright and McClellan. Arkansas Go-Op Is Restrained Temporarily by Court Order LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 31. CAP)— The Arkansas Electric Co-operative Corp., has been restrained temporarily from awarding contracts for 'construction or its proposed electrical project in Northwest Arkan- tas. Pulukl County Judge Ouy Arns- ter yesterday Issued an order prohibiting the letting of contracts on nthe project. His order will'stay in f effect until he makes a decision on - * motion to suspend an Arkansas Public Service Commission order approving the proposed plant. Judge Amsler issued the order at the request of four private utilities which are opposing construction of the co-op facility. He also order€d the utilities to post $26,000 bond to insure AECC against any loss suffered as a result oj delaying con r tract awards. Construction Approved Construction of the 30,000-kilowatt steam generating power plant »t Ozark. Ark,, and the stringing of 844 miles 'of transmission lines throughout Northwest Arkansas was •pproved by the PSC Aug. 11. It then refused, also by a 2-to-l vote, to hold another^earing on the matter, requested by the utilities. The private firms then appealed to the court." Co-Op to Finance The co-op would finance the entire project with a loan of $10,500,000 from the Rural "Electrification Administration. It then would lease the PAGE FIVE Livestock tlnue to serve In that capacity the time being." "for When the committee was suspended, two employes of Its office were discharged. They were Mrs Ruby Jones and Ernest L. McClar- to Johnson's appointment as administrative officer, McClaren had been supported strongly in Conway County for the post. plant's production to the federa Southwestern Power Administration The SPA in turn would supply the. three rural distribution co-ops which make up AECO with enough power to meet demands of customers, Inflation Liquidated' In Minnesota Flood WINONA, Minn. f/Pt—A local businessman had to make a rural trip after a recent heavy rain. He splashed through several big puddles, then came to a lake caused by an overflowing river. He knew the road across the flatlands well, jo kept going. Halfway across hts motor stalled. Water flowed In over the car floor. He sounded the horn until the battery died, but no help was In sight. He got up on the back seat and the water rose above his ankles on the cushion. Finally a farmer with a high-wheeled tractor came along and towed him out. standing in water up to his armpits to hook a chain on the car. "How much do I owe you," asked the motorist on dry ground. "Oh, make it about a dollar," said the farmer. Ben Franklin Deed NEW CASTLE, Pa. (/P)--A Pennsylvania resident is one of few persons owning an original land deed signed by Benjamin Franklin. He is Roila D. Walters, of nearby New Castle. The farm land was given Walters' great, great grandfather. James McLean, for services rendered during the Revolutionary War. Records show that on January 6, 1787, approximately 261 acres oi land were assigned to McLean. The sheepskin parchment, written In the flourishing style of Franklin hangs in the front hall of the homestead built when McLean wa given the land. Today Walters ha a thriving dairy farm on the land NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, HI., Sept. 21. Ufi— (USDAi—Hogs 7,000; barrows and gllU mostly 25 to 50 higher; sows strong to 25 higher; bulk choices 190-240 Ibs 21.35-50; op 21.50; some later 21,35 down; leavier weighls scarce; 250-260 Ibs 20.50-21.00: 270-300 Ibs mostly odd ots 20.00-50; 170-180 Ibs 21.00-25; few 21.35; 150-170 Ibs 20.00-21.00; few 21.50; 120-140 Ibs. 18.00-18.75; 100-110 Ibs 16.50-17.50; sows 400 Ibs down 17.50-18.50; heavier sows 16.0017.25; stags 13.50-15,50; boars 11.5015.00. Cattle 800; calves 400; odd lots commercial good steers and heifers 28.00-34.00; . utility around 25.0020.00; utility and commercial rows quotable around 23.00-28.00; canner and cutter cows 17.00-23.00. - ._,. _._ "LADY" WITH AN EAR—"Lady Arabella," a champion English lop at the Los Angeles County Fair, can keep an ear to the ground and still have part of it way up in the air. Toni Crandalla, 12 ol Pomona, Calif., shows off "Lady's" 27-inch ear-spread. Who Is Governor of Arkansas Today? No One. All Are Out of the State . .-,. 21. (,P>— Arkansas was without a governor today. Qov. Sid McMatti still is the state's chief executive, but there is no one iii the state house performing the tasks of that position. The line of succession to the governor, outlined by the state constitution, provides that governor is out of the Hugh Hartley of Magnolia, Ark., won first place in the $600 walking horse stakes, any age or sex. when the state, the lieutenant governor shall take over. If he too has left Arkansas, then the president pro tcm of the Senate acts as governor. Next in line is the speaker of the House. There It ends. The governor is en route from San Francisco to Omaha, Lt. Qov. Nathan Gordon Is out of the state on personal business; Sen. Ellis Pagan left yesterday for St. Louis, and House-'Speaker James Campbell of Hot Springs is attending the council of state governments in Kentucky. Magnolia, Ark., Horse Wins Mississippi Event JACKSON. Miss., Sept. 21. Iff)— An Arkansas entry took top honors in one division of the 12th annual Mississippi Horse Show finals here last night. Rose City Sue. owned and ridden Stentor, a native of early Greece, was said to have a voice as loud as that of 50 men. The word, •stentorian," derives from him. STUCCO ITS AGE ? Get Beauty Plus the Proved Protection of BONDEX CEMENT PAINT Year After Year It Outsells All j Other Cement Paints Combined Etcdecorates beautifully, seals moisture out, protects and preserves stucco and all kinds of masonry wails. Easy to mix—easy to use. Your choice of 12 lovely colors and white. 1.30 5-fc. plrg., wKtt, mofclf about 9 gallon of r*o^^-ro-ut« paint. (Coloo .lr e hHy high.fl Gat BONDEX from Your Regular Dealer OK FOR THE NAME OF YOUR NEAREST DEALER PHONE WESTERN UNION ASK FOR "OPERATOR 25" Attention, Merchants! FOR SALE One commercial type, 20 cubic foot, self-service DEEP FREEZE CABINET. Has new 1 H.P. remote Serve! compressor. Can be bought at real bargain. Has good guarantee. Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. 312 W. Ash Phone 2095 FEEL ACHY? DUE TO COLD, MISERIES^ 666 gives tost symptomatic RELIEF A big hydroelectric program for developing and Irrigation facilities Is getting under way In Italy's Tiber River basin where the ancient Romans made engineering history with bridges, aquaducts systems. Rea'd Courier News Classified Ads. Playgrounds for the Kiddies Free Kiddie Car Rides Kids Under 12 FREE with Parents Show Starts 7:00 p.m. P>">"- 4732 ' No Mosquitoes—No Bugs COTTON BOLL Our Anniversary Will Be Soon You'll Be Inviled! Last Times Today] ' Double Feature •YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE SUNDAY & MONDAY CENTURY-FOX SETS THE TIME AND PLACE FOR AMERICA'S BIG MUSICAL DATE I • . . . Thay tolltd nam*i—Bui on* ram* J won'* tali I . „. 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