The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 23, 1950 · Page 2
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PAGE TTfO Arkansas to Award Highway Bids July 7 LITTLE ROCK, June 23. <AP) — The Arkflixsas Highway Commission will award bids July 7 on about $3,200,000 worth of road and bridge construction projects. Proposed work will include construction of about 87.7 miles of concrete, blacktop nnd gravel roads Bnd 20 concrete bridges. The commission will meet today to advertise the bids. It also will award contracts for building of three reinforced concrete bridges on the Little Rock-Benton highway and about eight miles of black-topping on Highway 15 In Lonoke and Jefferson counties. The July letting will bring to about $12,000.000 the total amount of highway construction contracted this year. Projects up 'Vir bidding next month: I Woodruff County — about five I miles of grave! surfacing on state Highway 33. Polk and Montgomery Counties- live concrete bridges, three multiple span culverts and 2.3 miles of gravel surface course on the Board Camp- Norman Road. Crawford County Crawford County—about 6.6 miles of minor drainage structures and grading nud four concrete bridges on the Van Buren-Alma Road. Pope County — construction of 10.7 'miles of gravel and six concrete bridges on Highway 27 between Dover and Hector. Johnson County—about 7.1 miles of gravel surface course on the Clarksville-Ozone road. Sebastian County — construction of 2.8 miles of concrete base and asphalt course patching on Midland Avenue in Fort Smith. Sebastian and Crawford Counties—cleaning and painting all metal on the bridge over the Arkansas River near Van Buren. Ouachita and Calhoun Counties— two concrete bridges and 6.5 mites of gravel base on the Junction 79- Locust Bayou Road. Washington" County — one concrete bridge and 3.6 miles of black- fop on the Goshen-Mayficld Road. Greene County Greene County—about 11.8 miies of bituminous surfacing, one culvert and two concrete bridges on Highways 1W and 135. Randolph County—one reinforced concrete and steel bridge and 1.1 miles of gravel on the Pocahontas- Maynard road. Craighead County — about 63 miles of asphalt surface on the Jonesboro south road. Prairie and Monroe Counties- one reinforced concrete bridge and 7.7 miles of blacktopping on the Ulm-Clarendon Road.- Cross and Polnsett counties— construction of 3.51 mll&s of garvel course and one concert* and steel bridge on the Cherry Valley-North Road. Boiiton County Benton County—about 1.5 miles of blacktop on the Cave Springs- North Ro.id. Crittcnden County—construction of 15 miles of gravel surfacing on Highway 42. Crittentlen County — about 2.0 miles of gravel surface course on the Felco-North and South Road. Pulaski County—construction of 175 feet of one concrete bridge and about 1.076 feet of approaches on the 12th Street Pike over Pulaskl and Rock Creek. i'llhskl Ciumiv Pula;ki County — remodeling about 27 drainage structures on the north Pulaskl County Hoad near Gibson. Warsaw and Tntes Mill. Scvier County — construction of about 4.5 miles of gravel surfacing on the Otis-Westline road. Union County—about 2.5 miles of gravel on Highway 167. Once Democrat, Always Democrat j WASHINGTON, June 23. Wl- i President Truman said yesterday (he would vote the straight Dcmo- !cratic ticket If he lived in Ohio. I He added that he thinks Ohio without a doubt will elect a Democratic .senator this fall. I Mr. Truman got into the question of Ohio politics at his news conference. He was asked about a statement by Ohio's Gov. Prank Lausche earlier this week that Lausche didn't know yet whether he would vote for Republican Senator Robert Taft or Joseph T. Ferguson, the Democratic nominee. Lausche made the politically mystifying assertion at the annual ; governors conference at White Sul- 1 phur Springs. W. Va. He came on I here yesterday to attend a luncheon ot Democratic governors with Mr- Truman. . The President at first refused to ; comment on Lausche's statement. Then he was asked what he would do if he were in Ohio. Speaking in measured terms. Mr. Truman said he would vote the straight. Democratic ticket Just as he always does. Ladies Said Dissatisfied With Clothes NEW YoriK, June 23. Wj-The ladles are too satisfied with thslr clothes. This blunt statement may come as a surpri.se to most husbands, who have never known their wives to be really happy about a gown they've had to wear more than once, nut merchants who hare watched [rocks stick like glue to their store racks for the last year or so. say the ladles aren't unhappy enough. One retail leader today Is urging his fellowi to become "merchants of nnhapplne^s ' "It Is our Job to make women unhappy with what they have In the way of apparel," says B. Earl Piickett. chairman of Allied Stores Corp. He says the Industry has fallen down on [hat Job. He scoffs at the theory that new cars, refrigerators and the like are taking (he consumer dollars away from the merchants, pie says that the money lhat should have cone into new clothes has been going into "excessive savings," Red Head Dies BERLIN, June 23 JJI'i — Kurt Fischer, 49. Communist chief of East Germany's police, died yesterday. The west charges his force actually is an army of 40,000 men. The East German government's Information ministry announced Fischer's death occurred in a sanatorium and said It was due to a heart ailment. The uniformed black-booted forces which Mscher headed have Political Announcement The Courier New« has bwn authorized to announce the following can- dldnles, subject to the, Democratic primaries, July 25 »nd August 8. FOR COUNTT JUDGE Roland Green You'll Love Our Flowers! 8LITHEVIL1JS FLOWER MART Memphl» Hlw.j Phont IM2 FOk STATE REPRESENTATIVE I~ H Autrj Re-eltction post No I lohn ,1 Cowan Kenneth 8 Sulcer Post No J Albert A. Banks Post No. 2 E. C. "One" Fleeman (For re-election Post No. «) W. F. Wells For SUt« Senator W R. Nicholson J. Le« Bearden SHERITF AND COIXECTOR Csee Nunnally EYES THAT LOOK see the importance of a regular savings plan! r Are you looking forward to financial security In the days ahead? Have you an insured savings plan to help tarry you comfo -lahly through later life? Oncn a savings account and hank a part of your earnings every week. It's a safe way to build a sound future. Save here, and watch your account grow! Your savings earn twice the interest paid by most institutions. All accounts federally insured up to SSUOO. Truman Declines Tax Bill Opinion WASHINGTON, June 23. M>) _ President Truman declined today to say whether he would sign or veto the tax bill now pending \ n Congress. He noted that It may be changed a let before It ever reaches him Asked Ht-» news conference what he thinks about the bill, Mr. Truman said he never expresses his altitude on such measures untt] Congressional action has been com- plrted. Then, he added the tax bill t subject to a lot of changes. The bill has Just been completed by tin House Ways and Means i Committee. The House will vote In i it rcxi week. Once passed by the' Hou.«- the measure would RO to the Sc/;at which could rewrite It en- tlrfl; Tr-.r bill cuts excise taxes—the so-called sates taxes on Jewelry, cosmetics, movie tickets, etc—by an estimated Sl.010,000.000 a year and raises taxes on big corporations. The U.S. GeoIoKTrAl survey estimates It will take 50 years to com- Icte Its job of mapping the nation at the pre.sent rate. FIRST NATIONAL BANK The On/y National Bank in Miss/isippi County MEMBER: FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Prince Phillip Relieved of Duty LONDON. June 23. 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