The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 12, 1951 · Page 3
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1951 Arkansas Aluminum Capacity To Be Expanded 55,000 Tons \VASHINGTON, Oct. 12. (AP)-The Reynolds Metals Co., will expand its aluminum production capacity by 55,000 tons in Arkansas, the state's senators have announcedT H joint statement, Senators Fulbright and McClellan said last night that the firm will either expand the plant it now operates at Jones Mill, Ark., or build « new one. BLTTUEVILLE (ARK,) COUHIER NEWg i Later last night in Little Rock, Senator AJcClellan said it was his opinion that (he company would build a new plant. He added that Helena is "pretty much favored" as a site.) Officials of industry and government hailed the development ns at least a temporary truce between public and private electrical power forces, pointing out that both cooperated in obtaining the huge facility for Arkansas. It may bring about the largest single power contract ever negotiated anywhere in Arkansas. The expansion will cost an esti- matoil $15 million. Reynolds was granted a letter of intent by the General Services Administration for construction of additional facilities for 60.000 tons of aluminum, of which all but 5.000 tons will go lo Arkansas. GSA Offers Guarantee The letter carries a procurement contract under which the government will take the added production. Reynolds Is to finance the expansion through private capital with GSA offering a guarantee of such Joans as might be required. The letter of intent also includes a provision for construction of-an additional 1,000. tons daily capacity for the production of alumina — the powder which is melted into aluminum metal by means of electric power. Fulbnght said it isn't certain whether the alumina involved would come from Arkansas bauxite or Irom bauxite shipped in from (he Caribbean area. • The new facilities will start producing in about 18 months. Fillbright added. Power Was Key Key lo getting the. additional facility for Arkansas was the availability of power. The supply will come frcm ft combination private- public power pool—a result of an agreement between C. Hamilton Moses, president of the Arkansas Power and Light Co., and Douglas Wright, administrator of the Federal Southwestern Power Administration. It was this agreement between opponents of several years lhat brought cheers from all involved. i Snid J. Louis Reynolds, vice pres- "> ident of the metals comp'any: "The two groups (AP & L, and SPA) have Rotten together. The outlook now is very favorable. They, made some very fine progress and we arc gratified." "We'll nt All Available" Wright said lhat "we are going to dn anything necessary with everything we have available to provide this power." And Moses added: "There is complete co-operation on this project between SPA and our company. There is no other place in the United Stales for the aluminum industry to get this power. "We told Ihe senators and Reynolds Metals people that by full co-ordination of our facilities and those of the SPA Ihe enormous block of 150.000 kilowatts of power could be furnished. We are committed to have the power ready for the new operation." The full 130,000 capacity of Bull Shoals Dam is to be available by December. 1952. Ttie AP & L's new 100,000 kilowatt steam plant at Lake Catherine is expected to be ready by December, 1052. AP & L also has plans for a 135.000 kilowatt plant in 1953 and another 135,000- kilowatt plant in 19.5-). Another is said to be a tacit understanding that the output of Bull Shoals will be dedicated to Reynolds' needs. However, details of the contract between AP & L and SPA have not been worked out. The 60,000 tons of production al- located to Reynolds Is trie unallocated portion of a big expansion program started by the government after the war in Korea began. Most of the rest of it already has gone to Reynolds, Alcoa and to Kaiser industries. This 60.000 tons had been sought by Spartan Aircraft Co., Tlllsa, Okla., lor an integrated plant It proposed to build near Little Rock. Governor McMath of Arkansas saw President Truman Wednesday on behalf of Spartan, urging that some production be allocated to an independent. However. Piilbrighl said that it appeared that another expansion program Is in the offing to meet domestic and defense needs and that lie sera no reason why Spartan can't seek part of this production. "I'll be glad to help them with it," he said. 'Seven Wonders of Arkansas' Film Nearly Completed, Company Says RUSSELLVILLE. Ark.. Oct. 12.+ (AP)—Filming of the motion picture "Seven Wonders of Arkansas' virtually has been completed, says the production company. Mrs. Viva Ruth Lile, head of the Lile Wonder stale Motion Pictures. Inc.. said yesterday that 15,000 feet of film has. been shot. The film has been sent to Hollywood for editing and processing, she said. Mrs. Lile. in an interview with L. Ho Co-Operation Seen By Budapest Workers BUDAPEST, (JfV-Migration o f manpower and lack of "work discipline" is called a "real shock" by 'Social Survey, monthly magazine of the Hungarian Communists. The number who leave tlieir jobs Bryan of radio station KXRJ. nus bcm increasing despite severe RusseHvillc, disputed previous re- reprisals. The magazine complains ports that financial troubles had}that ^ ne workers are only doing hailed filming of the picture. Bryan quoted her as saying that neither she nor anyone "officially connected with the production" had been questioned about the report. Last week, a Rogers. Ark., stockholder said production had been stopped and some actors, cameraman and other personnel had returned to Hollywood. He said em- ployes, representing five unions, had not been paid for as much as two weeks. Mrs. Lile denied that the actors had not been paid, said Bryan. and a half hours work daily instead ot the required eight. Absenteeism caused Ihe loss of 40,000 tons of coal in July. What How, Friend? WELLINGTON. N.S. (AP)—Percy Britlain figures Lady Lt:ck deserted him. He fell off a load of grain ind injured his shoulder. Next day he discovered a fox had killed 45 of his oeM pullets.'The third day his pet dog was killed by an automobile. Heavyweight LETHBRIDOE, Alta. (AP) — It would take a lot of cream to do justice lo the strawberry that Mrs. ^George Halvorson picked in her 'garden at Coaldale. It weighed three-quarters of an ounce, and was inches in circumference. Child* Colds To relieve miseries without dosing, rub on A Three Days' Cough Is Your Danger Signal CrcomulsionrclievBpromptly because it eocs right to the scat of Ihe trouble to help loosen anil expel germ laden phlegm and aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tender, inflamed bronchial membranes. Guaranteed to please you or money refunded. Creomuision has itood the te.it of millions of users CREOMULSION nlitM C n fa Ck S P E CIA L! 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He died shortly af(£r ,„' ™ dent In a Newport hospital, Wilore Martin. 30, of Magnolia, was electrocuted when a chai h, was holding touched a hl»h-vou.g. electrio line. Martin was us i e n Phone Company Would Se/Tcommo» Stock LITTLE ROCK— The Arkansas Public Service Commission has been asked by the Southwestern state Telephone Co.. lor permission to Issue 70,000 shares of common stock. pwmissfon The company said it would sell the stock to a group of Chlcaeo undenmt c n at not lew than «„ a ,„.„. It muU UM l °^ for ptant improvements, the firm's application said. Military Installations Get Funds Approval WASHINGTON, Oct. 12. <AP>-Five Arkansas military Installa- r sir t: n r ^r 0 "" 31 ""* arorovcd by the HO - *•"«** The bill, advocating a total or {4,428,000,000 docs not specify amount, for the Individua, project, Th is is determined by 1 arTned Camp Chalice Fort Smith. $1.942.000;. Camp Robinson, Little Rock H32J300; MldHT.1 Chemlc.1 Dcpct, Pine B.uff, $640,000- A 1 y^± " Rookie Policeman Quits After Ride in a Cab OMAHA. W>—A rookie police patrolman decided to resign from the Omaha force rather than face charges of "unbecoming" conduct Reputed Concession Entered in Murder Trial NEWPORT-A confession which tne stom , o, . !awm(II Kathan Howell allegedly made r Jitnc 2< has « y ™d evidence n, h ls trial on a charge of first ,le 8 ree murder However, Howell, an pil field worker, yesterday repudiated the confess^, on the witness sl.,, lri . H e admitted being at the see but denied that he fired the fatal shot ' bUt afler Police Chief Henry Bocscn caught, him covering his beat in a taxicab. The rookie's explanation was that he was delayed and took, a cab to reach his phone by cheek-in lime. Site Disagreement Halts Move To Merge 2 Arkansas Colleges OKLAHOMA CITY, Ocl, 15. <AP) —Disagreeemnt over a sits has blocked at Jc.ist temporarily, the merger of Arkansas" two Presbyterian colleges. The Oklahoma Synod of Ihe Presbyterian Clnirch, U.S.A. (northern) yesterday rejected Ihe proposed merger at a permanent site in Datcsville, Ark. However, Hie Synod recommended lliat the schools—the College of the Ozarks and Arkansas College be merged at Clarkville, Ark. Omrks Is controlled by (he Oklahoma Synod, while Arkansas College Is operated by the Arkansas Synod of the Presbyterian church, us (Southern). Ozarks Is in ClnrksvilJe and Arkansas College in Hatesville. A committee composed of three members from each Synod and a neutral member had recommended that the colleges be combined at Clarksvllle until enough money was available to move permanently to Batesvllle. In rejecting this proposal the northern group recommended that the permanent merger be at Clarksville "In keeping with recommendation of the Peabody survey" This 1946 survey recommended union on Ihe Clarksvllle campus Southern Presbyterians have rejected this. The Truslccshlp Council of the United Nations adopts i| 5 own rules of procedure. Had Brick in His Stomach 10 Years! A man said for 10 y M « he felt like he had a brick in his stomach due to undigested food he always had inside of him. He was weak worn-out, headachy and swollen with gas. Recently he got C1SHTA-VIN and says the feeling like a brick disappeared the second day. This new medicine Is helping many Blythe- villc sulTcrers. It makes your food digest faster nnd bitter. Taken before meals, it works with your food Gas pains BO! Inches ot bloat vanish! Contains herbs and Vitamin IS-1 with Iron to enrich the blood and makes nerves stronger. Weak miserable people soon feel different nil over. So don't go on sullering. 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