The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 10, 1951 · Page 8
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PAGB TWELVE BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 19B1 Arkansas in Washington By GORDON HROWK WASHINGTON, Oct. 10. (AP)—Rep. E. C. (Took) Gnthiugs (D-Ark) says that cotton farmers in his district are turning from Mexican farm labor to workers from Hie British West Indies. , The reason, he said, is that the cotton growers f" 1 '' Hie new Mexico-United Stales agreement on Mexican farm workers unwieldly and too expensive. The various provisions of the agreement and the regulations set up to carry out the agreements, ho .sniii, convinced farmers of his area that they'd rather not even try to get Mexican workers in the future. of ihem, ha said, tried from British West Indies Some workers thU year and. were pleased with the result. "They found tho British easier lo cooperate with than the Mexicans," he <aid. A Man Who Knows— Senator Fidbriubt ID-Ark) received a tetter from a Pine BlufT constituent the other day seeking a birth affidavit from the Census Bureau. The constituent enclosed a $2 money order to pay for the affidavit and it was made out to "Harry Truman." "Now there," commented John Erickson, Fijlbrlght's adminlstnitivo assistant, "!s a man who knows how- to get thing* done." Ho referred tho letter ovt-r to the Census Bureau, however, and probably never will know whether President Tnimnn endorses the money order or not. Curlin* Hove Son— Claud Curlin, former aide to 'Rep. Bruoki Hay» (D-Ark), and Mrs. Curlin became parents of a »on last week—their first child. Curlin left Hays' stall recently $5,878,000 for State — Arkansas' stako in thu present House-Senate conference on the civil functions bill might be said to be $5,878.000. That's the amount which the Senate added to the House bill for Arkansas flood control and navigation projects. These additions are: Arkansas River bank stabilization $4.100,000; Arkansas River planning $100,000; Bull Shoals Reservoir J'JIiO.OOO; Pine UlllIT S2(i5.000; Des Arc $228.000; and tho White lllver project from Au- Blistn to Clarendon $225,000. UnntTr-cted by the confer'.-uer committee's decision*, since I be amounts have been approved by Ixjlh blanches, nre these Arkansas projects: niakriy Mountain I);irn 55,700.000; Hull Slinnts .SM.OOO.WKI. and the Narrows Reservoir $200.000. Jonesboro Boy Page —• Bill Thaycr, Jone.sboro, son of Mr. and Mrs. Neal B. Thayer. n'ill lie a House nasc for the month of October as an appointee of Rep. Qntlllligs. Bill succeeds Hay Hurr.li, Helena, page for GuthliiRS durinc September, G.iltoiijfr.s rotate. 1 ; this Arkansas News Briefs— Critical Shortage of Electric Power Hits State, PSC Reports H) THE ASSOCIATED UTTLE ROCK— There is a critical shortage of electrical power In Arkansas, says tho Stale Public Service Commission. The PSC yesterday made this statement In answer to an appeal from Its approval of a co-operative power project In Northwest Arkansas. The PSC orrier has been appealed to t'ulaskl Circuit Court by four private utilities and a Inbor union. In Its answer, the PSC cited an application approved while it still wn» hearing the co-operative's plea In which a permit was granted to Arkansas Power & Lliclit Co., to build i lOS.OOO-kllmvatl plant at Lake Catherine, near Hot Springs. _ "Thtre was obvlotnly a need for additional power or the Arkansas Powor & Light Co., would not have filed the application," said the Bauxite Farmer Dies in Tractor Collision LI'ITLE ROCK-A Buuxite farmer died In a hospital here last night from Injuries suffered which his truck and collided near his home, yesterday. fie wa.s Joe Miinsrurn, about 70. tractor-trailer Helena Co-Op Market Incorporate* for and Joined the staff of the National I job amimR boys or his district Cotton Council Here In Washington. I Inn it to a different liny each inonll: Funds for Five Arkansas Military Installations Are Included in Bill WASHINGTON. Oct.. 10, m — Appropriations for five Arkunssu military Installations are Included In a supplemental appropriations bill now before the House for action later this week. The bill haj been approved by the House appropriations committee. Biaot amount* tor each project ora indefinite. Howerer, the Axkansu project* »nd the amounU which the Defense Department requested include: Camp Chatfee Jl.942,000; Camp Robinson $4,321,300; Midwest Chemical Depot, Pine Bluff, $640.000; Army-Navr Hospital at Hoi Springs. »85,000; and the Naval Ammunition Depot, Shumaker, »46,87D,800. ToUl I> Reduced The committee out the total asked by the Defense Department by about eight per cent but did not allocate the reduction among the project*. Military ' officials said «otne project* might be cut more than eight per cent, others le.ss, depending on how the savings could be made. Tor Camp Robinson, the testimony showed, the Army proposes to purchase 34,000 acres. Expansion of the reservation, the Army said, Is required to make it suitable both /or an infantry replacement training center and Biibjiequent use by a dtttafon. PowlbUitk* Explained WhUe the overall program for Oatnp Robinson calls for $4.321,300, the army said that with J3.521.300 It cmiid acquire the land It needs »nd reconstruct and rehabilitate existing utilitic* and facilities to lupport a camp of 40,000 men in the event of a national emergency. As to Camp Chaffce the Anny .said the camp's major need Is additional land for firing of modern fiat trajectory weapons and improved field artillery. It asked $1.- UOO.OOO for purchase of 30.000 acres of land which "will provide the necessary safety areas required for the modern weapons." I.I'JTI,B ROCK••-Anielcs nf in< •<» jmration have been filed tho Delta Co-0;n-r:it)vc .M:.rkttii)(. Association of Helena. Ihorlzctl capital was listed at SIO.OOO. Ijieorporators are Paul Slice J. C. Campbell Jr. of Helena, C. V. steed of Forrest City, Brandon of Lundell and J. M, conntlis of Elaljic. here Au- and George Norrelt Say t s Flood Projects to Get Okay WASHINCiTON-Arkamns projects In the civil functions appro- i\sca[)e a Senate- said ycs- ind navi- to i priations bill are expected by licp. Norrell (D-Arkl House conference committee unscathed. The congressman terdny he expects approval of all Arkansas flood control Ballon projects in the bill. 2 Batesville Battle Vets Are Burled HA'l-ESVfLLE, Ark.. Oct. 10. rAP) —Two young brothers, who grew up together and died together In battle. were burled side by side in a little North Arkansas cemetery yesterday, Prlvale First Class Melrln Bar- nctt. 20. and John Richard Barnett. 19. were laid to rest with military honors near the tiny farming community of Snudtotvii, where they were reared. The brothers were killed In action with the First Cavalry Division in Highway Aiidit Group Hunting an Attorney LITTLE ROCK—The Arkansas Highway Audit Commission has decided lo extend its search for an attorney to pursue any law violations turned up by its probe of the state Highway Department The commission voted last week to hire an attorney, Job to Martin l-MIk, who rejected it. \OHicers Hunt for Boys' School Escapees HOT SPRIMOS—Oiirlitm! County and Hot Springs officers today resumed a search for three tccn-agcd fugitives from the Arkansas Hoys Industrial school who may be armcrl. Five others have been recaptured. Officers said there is a possibility that Phillip Terry 18 Hot Springs; Willlnm Kelley, 15, North Little Rock, and Paul Burks, 15. Forl Smith, have two shotguns and a rifle filched yesterday. Magnolia Girl Dies in Fall from Gift Horse MAGNOLIA—Seventeen-year-old Mary Garrett was killed when her new horse throw her here late yesterday. Her mother witnessed the tragedy from the porch of their home Miss Ciarrctt was moimling the horse-a recent gift from her father-when It bucked. Her neck was broken and she died almost Instantly. Goblin* to Takt Bath Scat on Haf/ow««n Clarendon Seeks to Help Boy Regain Eyesight CLARKNDON. Ark., Oct. 10. CAP) —Goblins will have tn take a back seat here on Halloween. A young man named Joe Register will be Die man of the hour. In fact, Oct. 31 will be "Joe Register Day" In this little East Ark- Power Available For Aluminum Rep. Norrell Says Arkansas Can Care For Expanded Industry WASHINGTON, oct. 10. <AP>- Tnere is sufficient electrical power available in Arkansas to operate several additional aluminum pot lines says Rep. Ncrrell (D-Ark). The congressman yesterday sent a telegram to the Reynolds Metals Co,, urging it to expand its aluminum facilities in Arkansas if any expansion is authorized bv the KOV- ernmpnt. In his telepram to R. s. Reynolds Jr president of the firm. Norrell said: "In event it becomes necessary to expand aluminum facilities to produce necessary quantities for the government, I hope that you will expand your plants in Arkansas" Reynolds now operates alumina and aluminum reduction plains in Arkansas. ails,™ community. The Lions club is sponsoring programs In the high school gymnasium and the American Legion hut. The proceeds will go to a fund for Joe. sented Joe with Iho gift he wanted most^a Shetland pony. Ten-year-old Joe Register Is blind. He lost his sight in two .separate "playing" mishap.;. The lad has undergone repeated examinations. Recently, specialists have expressed belief tliat Joe niiijht } sticks all they regain some sighWif a scries of operations was successful, ft takes to be doing it to help Joe r^T/ ,h° "' lance ? pc "" on . 5 "" d i THis won't be the first time Clar•, H nii * r T°" "! f a " ™ don " as acted '« ™**e the life aeed-old day for merriment Into a of lhc Ia( , , „ p , casa , Ui On Ws benefit for an unfortunate. 9U , l)h , h(1 . ly la . sl P yei(r , nelghbors The Lions Club has been staging, and friends collected H pot and pre- communlty parties on Halloween for benefit of its relialnlitatlon-for- -tbe-blind program for the past four years, but this year marks tlie first time that proceeds have been earmarked for one individual. There will be merchants' displays, baby contest, stj'le show, e.xhibits, entertainment and dancing. The Robllns can come out and ( the witrhes can ride their brooms please here on Hal- 1 iowcen -but if they do. they'll have! Scores of messages can be sent at the same time—and In both directions—over modern submarine c«- blcs YOUR WHEELS Should Be BALANCED you have uneven 2. Whenever tire wear. Lcmgston-Mc Waters Huick Comimny Walnut & Broadway—21 Hour Livestock— Korea last March. It may be tile . first instance in which U-o brothers were killed in the same Korean action, Only 200 of those who came to pay their respects could crowd into the country Methodist church for tne hour-long funeral. Afterwards, members of Company L 15:ird In- NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 111 Oct. 10. «f'i— (USDAt— Sows WO lb,' down 18,50-19.2:5; heavier sows 17.75-18.511; extreme heavies occasionally 17.50 and beknv; boars and stags H.OO-1C.OU. | Cattle 3.500; calves U'OO; open- I i"S trade slow on steers; fe-.v re- and offered the (placement offerings of common to good quality 27.00-31.00; odd lol.s choice to low prime heifers and mixed yearlings steady at 34.00- 3C..50; coivs opening barely steady at Tuesday's decline; utility anil commercial cows 22.50-27.00; canners and cutters 10.50-22.00. Woman Loses Fight to Break Father's Wit! NASHVILLE. Tcnn.—A Mississippi woman has lost her fl-nt to gain a Tennessee court, hearing of her suit to break the will left, by her father, an Arkansas planter, The State Supreme Court yesterday den!cd,.an appeal on a petition filed by Mrs. Mary Carrutb "Jones of Fialesvllle, Miss. .\frs. Jones' father, L. DIVIDENDS H. 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