The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 7, 1949 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 7, 1949
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TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 1949 (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SPA Head Raps Private Utilities Senators Arc Told Consumers Want Government Power WASHINGTON, June 7. (&> — Douglas G- Wright, Southwestern Bower Administrator, told Senators ^pterday that potential power customers In the Southwest "have no faith whatsoever" In private utilities and want the government to supply them with electricity. Wright testified before a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee con' sidering a House-passed bill which would provide $9,000,000 to the Southwest Power Administration for construction of transmission lines in the fiscal year starting July l'. ' His statement drew applause from a hearing room jammed with representatives of rural electric cooperatives in the Southwest. Wright had been asked by Senator Wherry <R-Neb.) If differences between the government and the private utilities couldn't be resolved and an agreement reachec similar to the Texas agreement. He replied: ."This fight—and that's what it Is. a fight—in the Southwest has reached the point where the potential customers have no faith whatsoever in the private utilities and want the government to furnish power to them." Describes Agreement 'Wright described the Texas agreement under which the government supplies rfhe Texas Power and Light Co. with power from feder ally-owned dams and in return takes power from the utility com pany's lines In order to serve gov einment customers, chiefly rura ^fcoperatives. ^PHe said that up to now in othe parts- of the area private companie. have refused to let the governmcn take power'off of the private line to serve Its customers. The private utilities have madi ari offer or two, Wright said. Hi added that their proposals hav not been the same as the Texa agreement. "The Texas pattern won't \vor! in any area," he said, "unless a] three parties—the government, th private utilities and the customer —are happy. In Texas, the clis tomers''are satisfied." Plans of the Southwestern Power Administration to buitd primary transmission lines to serve large rural cooperatives In'Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma were outlined by Wright. ' PAGE NINE Witness Relates Red's Attempts To Get Jet Data WASHINGTON, June 7 M>> —A blonde librarian of the Bell Aircraft Co., testified yesterday how a Soviet •gent tried to get wartime secrets of ram Je t engines and swept-back wings—with the FBI keeping tabs on him. , Mr*. Joseph J. FYaney of Buffalo, N. Y.. told the Home UiiAmerlcan Activities Committee that the Russian was a purchasing agent nanifd Andrei Schevchenko. She said he asked for highly confidential reports from the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics by code number even before they reached the library of the Buffalo wnr plant. Mrs. Kraney related under oath how she and her husband worked with the FBI to turn over microfilm copies of some of the reports the Russian wanted. She said the idea was to work up gradually Into confidential and restricted reports so that the man could be arrested and prosecuted for havin? secret information in his possession. hereby warned to appear within thlily days In the court named In the caption herof and answer th« complaint of the plaintiff Victor M. Cra IK. Lfcted this 29 day of A.jril, 194». ' Harvey Morris, cleric. By Betty Ball, D. C. Pficy Wright. Ally, for Pitt. H. G Pai'llni-. Ally, ad Illcm. 5in-24-31-6i? HISS CONFERS .WITH ATTORNEY DURING TRIAL—Alger Hiss (left)'is shown here with his attorney, Lloyd Paul Stryker, arriving in Federal Court in New York City, where Hiss is on trial on a perjury charge. He is accused of having lied before a federal spy-hunting grand jury that he gave secret State Department papers to Whittaker Chambers. The trial started May 31. (AP Wirephoto) Matron Smells Smoke Then Falls Through Floor BIRMINGHAM, "England, June 7 — </PI— Mrs. Iris Taylor smelled smoke. Jumped out of bed, and landed In her kitchen—one floor down. A smouldering blaxe had weakened the bedroom floorboards. Mrs. Taylor; who Is 26. came to rest on a kitchen table In a shower of plaster. She Is In a hospital being treated for shock. Bill to Cut Appropriations By Congress Introduced . WASHINGTON, June 7— W>>— Sena tor. j Reed- IR-Kas). Introduced yesterday a- bill to require the budget director to cut total appropriations by Congress for the fiscal year beginning July 1 by 10 per cent. The Budget Bureau would have to vWiake the reductions within CO days qpfter giving department heads an opportunity to be heard. The president, would be directed to appoint a five-man temporary budget review board to hear appeals. "This is an affirmative approach to the question of reduction in government spending," Reed told the Senate. The bill provides that not item of appropriation be cut more than 20 per cent. Street Sweeper Active After 17 Years Duty SPENCER, W. Va. —f;?)_ Americans lay proud claim to being the earth's most mecanically - minded people, but 76-year-old Lon Love says you can't prove' that fact by him. Just rehired for the 47th straight year as Spencer's street foreman, .Love insists he'll continue to clean the city thoroughfares with a broom, just as he always has done. Love is non-committal about reports of recent weeks that council now has definite plant to provide him with some 'such mechanical, device. The members of the city Supreme Court Gets Appeal of May, Garssons WASHINGTON, June 7—(yp>— Former Rep. Andrew j. May and munitions makers Henry and r.Tur- ray Garsson appealed to the Supreme Court yesterday from their convictions oil charges of bribery and conspiracy to defraud the government during the war: May, the Kentucky Democrat who formerly headed the old House Military Affairs .committee, and the Caisson brothers were sentenced to serve eight months to two years In prison following their conviction WARNING ORDER IK the Chancery Court, Ohirka- sawba District, Miuiuippl County, Arkaniai. Victor M. Craig Plaintiff v«. No. 10,813 Clara T. Craig Defendant The defendant Clara T. Craig Is PIANO TUNING rhe world's fines!—done with the famous STROBO- CONN and KXCLUS1VK to his territory. Enjoy a perfectly tuned piano once. RADIO REPAIR on every make and model done bv a GOVERNMENT LICENSED .radio-telephone operator with every job GUARANTEED RIGHT. MUSIC SUPPLIES Everything from the fines! pianos to the smallest parts RADIOS —SHEET MUSIC —RECORDS—JUST ANYTHING IN MUSIC. BROOKS Music Store 107 E. Main Tel. 811 at an all-time record rate ! Stud«bak*r'i th* iland-out in solid money's worth New decorator-fabric uphoUterin • New body colors • Self-adjutting bcalcc* • Van- or»mie viiion « Scan centered between t)i« • ilci » Low center of gravity » Glare-proof "black light" internment dials • Automatic hill holclcr-vvilliblc on CKintpiotu • t »Hchl •itdttl cot. t f but »t»rui»rd on nlhe/ model*. • Automatic overdrive, Clinm- liter healing and ventilating, white'iiile- wall tire* ami wheel Irlqx 'inn* or ilitci tic opllon*l at eaten co*t on *U model*. J UST a look at the streets and highway* And you know A Suidchaker buying wave is sweeping the country. All America is (hinkingStLidehaker.ulkingStucU- r baker, buying Suulehaker as never before right now*. 19'<9 ia rill-iimc-high year in Suidebaker jalex and production. 'Take a proud phite of your own in this Studcbaker success parade, Get Studebaker style that ting* and Sutdebakcr savings chat count in your new car. Stop in and (real yourself in a. close-up eyeful of a '49 Studebaker—it'slarandaway the most for your money in any new car. CHAMBLIN SALES COMPANY Railroad and Ash . Phona 88} government body have volunteered • Ju l>' 25. 1947. to donate their nimun! salary or £60 j The three were covictcd on a gen- each toward buying street clean- oral conspiracy charge, and May ing equipment. Mayor Eddie Farmer was found guilty on additional says he will'mutch the sum con-[ counts of accepting more than tributed by council. S53 000 Meanwhile;-Love continues, to re- Arizona's copper mines are among the greatest in the world. port for work each morning at 3 I •Barnes, who formerly worked the night shift, says he could set his watch by the veteran city employe's appearance. Love is considered the only living person to know the complete Spencer sewage system from memory. Many. of the lines were installed years ago. and no blueprints were made of their routes. British Shoemakers Oppose "Cobbler" Title GREAT YARMOUTH. England f/Pj—British shoemakers don't like to be called "cobblers." The National Federation of Boot Trades AMociations adopted a reso- in .bribes for services he gave the Garssons. The Garssons in turn were convicted also on in accepting the money. The U.S. Court of Appeals here upheld their convictions last January. All three are free on $2,000 bond each. Home Intion a5king newspapers to stop u.siii^ "this offensive word". Few cielepates to its annual conference backed a speaker who said "cobbler" was part of the language and objecting to it would only draw more funny headlines. Most of them .sided with another man who said the only meaning he knew for "cobbler" was "clumsy workman". Dictionary definitions of the word include both shoe mender and cltmisv workman. A Sute Record Seagram's ure SEAGRAM'S 7 CROWN. BLENDED WHISKEY. 86.8 Prool. 65M G;ain Keutr.l Spirits. Seagr»i»-Dis(i!lers Coipoialion, Chryslei Building. NewVorn SOUTHERN FARMER-"Two stalks grow where one grew before" As up-to-date as today's newspaper, the modern Southern farmer joins hands with the Southern industrialist in putting the South in the vanguard of progress. He is modernizing his equipment—putting new life into the land with modern chemical fertilizers—restoring agriculture to its important place in the South's economy. All of us owe him a lot. • Lion Oil Company is proud of its part in helping the Southern farmer—by providing him with fuels and lubricants to keep his modern farm machinery operating at top efficiency .;. and by.provid jng much of the fertilizer that helps Southern farmers produce bigger and better crops. And throughout the South, Lion's employees, independent dealers and stockholders also share in the success of the company that's always, first of all, a Good Neighbor .. ."Home Folks." LION OIL COMPANY It DORADO, ARKANSAS LION Oil MARK THIS! HADING PRODUCTS . . . P.*.,...: G =»W . Man. Go, . K.r«.n, . Tracts Fu.l . . H.ot«, Oil, . H.avy Fu.1 Oil, . luhrieatir^ Oil, . Gr.a,« . Koa<< Oil, . Paving a*d Rooflna. A,pholt, • ProtKliv. Coating, I*rr09«« Sokrtiom . Ammonium Nitrot* FwlHiiw . Aqua Ammonra . Sulpkot* of Ammonia S OUTMERN-MA O E FOR SOUTH ERN TRADE

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