The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 16, 1941 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 16, 1941
Page 10
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PAGE TEN (ARK.)- COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, On Permsylvania'slNew Superhighway With Reveques Ahead No Difficulty Seen In Getting Necessary Funds By CHARLES G. MILLER NBA Service Special Correspondent HARRISBUUG, Pa.—First three months' operation of the 160-mile superhighway between foarristjurg and Pittsburgh convinces the Pennsylvania .Turnpike Commission ii will have • no difficulty' getting funds for an ^extension to Phila- 'delphia. Federal agencies financed the project, originally. The PWA -granted.$31,500,000, or- 45 per cent of the estimated cost. The com- .mission/issued $40,800,000 in bonds and the Reconstruction Fmrmc^ ..'Corporation purchased the entire issue. Walter A. Jone.s, chairman, of the commission, hu-s been trying to get further federal aid , for the Philadelphia extension, but he believes today the entire $55,000,000 cost of the eastward-, 1 stretch "can be financed through sale of bonds to the public. "I believe the Pennsylvania Turnpike's record of earnings has answered the question of whether ; the road will pay for itself to the j , entire satisfaction , of all con, cerned," says Chan-man Jones. G'ov. Arthur H. James recently authorized the state highway department to spend up to $75,000 for a traffic and land survey for the extension of the road to Philadelphia, -The road opened Oct. l. when ' the tourist, season was over. ' Revenue for October and No- : vember aggregated $410,586, a daily average of $6731 as compared with the engineers' estimates for the first two months of $6565. In these first two months 434,338 motor vehicles of all types, used the turnpike. .Seasonal slackening of traffic and unusually severe weather with snowstorms : . cut passenger car travelVhV. November, but, truck traffic increased. In October 14,884 trucks paid tolls; in November 16,017. The commission expects truck traffic to increase. Truckers are slow to change established routes but many companies have been ex- fperimenting' -with test trucks to •JSfetermine./fqr themselves whether "Ttfee monetary and time-saving ,' features';..of.Vthe' turnpike warrant the rate. Bus traffic increased ,/frpnv T76, in October to 8U in ' f'^November". ", • "• . A through trip costs $1.50 for a passenger car or $2.25 for a round-trip ; ticket, \vhile the truck fare ranges from $4 to $10. . Receipts will be applied to amortization of the commission's bond issue. Retirement dale is 1954. When, the debt is paid the turnpike "will • be turned over, to the- state highway department for maintenance as -a free road. Easy grades of the road and the straight smooth • surfaces are a temptation to motorists. Sixty state motor police patrol the road but excessive speeds draw only notes of "caution. • Most .of the cars that have met disaster have been burned out from their high, speeding. -There have been but .few smashups and only .four fatalities. Much of the territory through the Allegheny -Mountains is subject to severe snowstorms, but fnown'ows quickly clear the four traffic lanes. One problem for the turnpike's maintenance force is the freezing of the heavy mists that roll down the mountain sides. Cinders used on> icy. pavements arc chemically treated, with calcium chloride r.hat melts the ice. The PWA is now willing to grant an additional $1,000,000 for a radio traffic control system'and other -improvements. Snowplows'clearing the way on Pennsylvania's new superhighway. EWNY BUSINESS COPR. mi BY NEA SERVICE. INC. T. M. REG. US the chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, or with any measure of bi-partisan sponsorship, .hut by the Democratic floor leaders. "In other wards, it has been made strictly a Democratic party hill from the beginning. And we Republicans are rising to the half KEEl'S DEMOCRATS TOEING THE MARK Making a break along party lines might have two advantages, from purely political standpoint. In the first jlace, the Democrats have plenty of votes in each house to pass the bill without Republican help—provided all of the Democrats can be kept in line. OP. a bi-partisan issue, any Democrat who felt doubtful • about the bill could vote againsi it without ting- a black mark on his party record, simply because al) party lines would be down anyhow. On a straight party measure, introduced by the floor leader and backed by energetic party leader- .ship, u Democrat would join the opposition at his own peril. Beyond that, a party break would definitely put, the Republican party—as far as Congress is concerned—in the position of being the party of the isolationists. The New Deal is operating on the Ihrory that, a large majority of Americans support the aid-the- clcmocracies idea, and during- the b.u campaign repeatedly charged that the Republicans are on the oilier side of that particular fence. Lastly, getting the Republicans thus on record might kill the. political future of Mr. Wendell Willkie. Republican support for this bill could hardly have been sought without swinging a beam or two from the spotlight on Mr. Willkie, Putting the party on the opposite skit would pretty well end his claims to party leadership. VORYS CALLS IT A SHOWDOWN The light in Congress will be bitter, and there .will be strong- efforts i.o amend the bill. But Congressman Vorys of Ohio, who successfully led the fight to amend the bill which revised the neutrality act, doesn't think amending- the present bill would help much. "This is the showdown," he says. "This is the one time Congress to pass on lite whole policy to aid for Great Britain—with all of its implications. There's little point to amendments. It's the basic policy and the things that arc likely to come from following it that matters. Here's where we decide on the whole business—and no congressman will be able to say. afterward, that he didn't know it was loaded." Marriage Licenses Eight couples have applied at the Blytheville office of the- county court clerk during the past week for licenses to wed. Names of the couples and the ministers or, officers performing the ceremonies, if listed, are as "allows: Raymond Dempsey Linclley and Miss Cleo May Hackworth. both of \ Lcachville, by Magistrate T. L. j Cassidy; Lonnie Slower and Miss j Irene McLain, both of Manila, by ! Magistrate Cassicly; Joe Neeclham and Miss Pauline Daves, both of Blytheville, by Magistrate Cassidy; Claud Underwood and Miss Lillie Scott, of Tomato, by Magistrate Cassidy. Harry Smith, of Elythr-ville, ;<ml Miss Dorothy AH'ord,.of Luxora, by Magistrate Cassidy:- C. C. Linclsey and Mrs. Essie Lindsey, ol 1 Trenton, Tenn.; Clifford Ex.ell and Miss Lucile Wallace, both of Chicago. 111., by George-w. Patterson; C. A. Jrby, of Jonesboro, "and Mr.s. Cora Holleman, of Harrisburg, by Magistrate Cassidy. Read Courier News want ads. Dr. W. F. Brewer Dentist Blytheville. Arkansas Specials! Extractions - - - - $1.00 Full Upper and Plates ...... $25. (Exiructinns Included) FRESH DRESSED POULTRY AT LOWEST PRICES You Select them, we dress f etn free! SAl' 1SFACTION «XJARAN'i KfiD Free Delivery Phone 154 L Ku Asheraft & Co. AT OUR NEW LOCATION 112 E. Main, ;i iluurs c.iist ol' Blylheville Bakery CALL 372 For Fancy & Staple Groceries and First Class, Tender Meats. FREE DELIVERY ANYWHERE IN TOWN. GITY FOOD MARKET Corner Franklin & Dugau Harrell Davis J. D. Lunsford FOR SALE IIBIEY'S BEST FLOUR .... $4.81t 48 Lb. Sack $135 24 Lb. Sack .. 65c 100 Lbs. Sugar .- $4.70 C. ABRAHAM Ash & Broadway Phone Sl(> "The wife wants quit the business, but the artist in me says no." 1 * CATTON'S WASHINGTON COLUMN BY BRUCE CATTON Courier News Washington . Corresjxmtlent Washington. — The fight over President Roosevelt's aid-the-democracies bill is shaping up us n straight party fight—and Republicans arc .beginning to suspect the administration, planned it 'that way from the start. Here is'the. way one Republican prominent in his patty's leadership in the House analyzes what he believes to be administration strategy: . • "First of all. we I hacM Mrs.4 Roosevelt's piece complaining: thai none of the Republicans applauded the President's message. "Next the President invited congressional leaders in to confer about this bill. He had all the Democratic leaders from both houses > and apparently took great pains to shape the bill by (heir advice—but he didn't have in one -Republican. 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