The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 1, 1949 · Page 5
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THUKSttAT, SEPTEMBER T, 1949 > BLTTHEVTLLE (ARXJ, COURIER Arkansas River Plans Discussed Army Asks More Funds B« Given For Bonk Work WASHINGTON, Sept. 1. (AP) — Army engineers asked (he Senate Public Works Committee today for more money for bank stabilization xvork on the Arkansas River. Lt. Col. H. C. Gee said the $10.000,000 authorized by the House for Ihe Arkansas River navigation project includes only $20.000,000 for bank stabilization below Little Rock, Ark. The Army engineers, lie added, need $39.000,000 for bank sUbiliza- . Uon. to include work to protect ex- isling levees at, several points above Little Rock. « ,The work Is required .lie said, at to sharp bends in the river south of Monilton, Ark., at another bend below Dardanelle, at Van Buren and at Baden's Bend above Port Smith. Protect Investment Gee said bank stabilization above Little Rock not only would protect investment in flood control levees but would fit In with the Arkansas River navigation project. The committee heard another prote.il against the proposal by Senator Korr (D-Okla) to authorize a comprehensive study of water resource developments in the White, Red. Ouachita and Arkansas river basins. H. K. Thatchers of Little Rock opposed the Kcrr Bill on behall of the Ouachita Valley Association and the While River Flood Control Association. He said residents of the two river valleys believe it would be "an opening wedge" for establishing a 'vallej* authority to administer water projects in the region. PACTFTVH ' JO.NESBORO HOSPITAL PLANS EXTENSION'—Shown here is the proposed new wing of St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro which would make room tor BO more beds in the institution which serves a large section of Northeastern Arkansas. The cost of the annex has been estimated at. $600,000. A fund campaign is planned to raise $400,000 with the balance of the money to come from a federal grant, under the Lanham Act, William L. Gatz of Paragould has beeil named general chairman for the campaign. Chewing cloves to sweeten the breath is a custom more than 4.000 years old. In ancient China, court officers were required to hold cloves in their mouths when addressing the king. Police Fail to Comment On Hot Springs Robbery' HOT SPRINGS, Ark.. Sept. 1. <iP> —A Hit "Spring;; resident said lie and his invalid wife were robbed by two armed bandits who barged into their living re im through the front door Tuesday night,. Police declined to discuss the matter today. S. A. Adams said two men brandishing revolvers entered the home as he and Mrs. Adams -sat in the living room, bound his hands with a rope, took several hundred dollars in cash and left. He. said the men were not masked but that he did not know them. He described each of tile bandits as being about 35 years of age. Body of Swimming Victim is Recovered FORT SMITH. Ark.. Sept. 1~/;T>) —Boatmen Wednesday morning recovered the body of Buddv Thomas. Le Plore County, Oklahoma farmer who drowned in the Arkansas River near here late Tuesday afternoon. Thomas was drowned while swim- Trumnn Asks Indian States to End Fighting WASHINGTON. Sept. 1. I/1'J -President Truman has appealed directly to India and Pakistan to accept proposals of a United Nations commission for a truce in their quarrel over Kashmir. Secretary of Stale Acheson disclosed yesterday the plea was submitted Tuesday to the India and j Pakistan ambassadors. The United States. Acheson told his news conference, has great interest In the lieace and stability of the India subcontinent. The dispute is over whether the princely state of Kashmir shall join 1 Moslem Pakistan ir Hindu India, I The population is largely Moslem I but the ruler is Hindu. ming with a brother-in-law. C. C. Jones. A search lor the body was carried out until about midnight Tuesday then abandoned until Wednesday morning. The body was recovered by grappling hooks. 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County assessors have reported to the Arkansas Tax Commission the following total assessments and Increases: Jefferson — J21.3' 1 8,0«0; an increase of S3.M2.1IO. CiaiRhead — ti 1,673,785, an crease of $1,436,812. Misslssij)|>i — $18,398,635; an Increase of $1.315.842. Garland—$18,642,209, an Increase o! Washington — * 11,602,3*0, an Increase of »l,022.27S. The chairman of the tax commission, c. p. Newton, uld many Jther counties reported Increases as large or larger in proportion to their taxable wealth and population. To Add Utility Aurwinents Assessments of the public utilities with property within each of the counties still are to be added to the county '.otals. In Mississippi County It Is expected that, the as- Army Surplus WE SELL IN JOB LOTS • Madreuea • CoU • Comforts • Blankets We Buy Good Used Clottilng ANDERSON SHOE SHOP & CLOTHING STORE 316 K. Main K»sm«nli total will b« In of 120,000,000 when the figures for the public utilities are. added. 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