The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 4, 1956 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 4, 1956
Page 7
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY' 4,, 1358 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN Arkonsons In Washington State Solons to Concentrate On River Development in 56 By GORDON BROWN WASHINGTON (AP) — Arkansas senators and representatives will concentrate in 1956 on getting the Arkansas River development program rolling. Specific target will be appropriations to got work under way on the big Dardanelle Dam and to do considerable more bank stabilization work along the stream. Both are Integral parts of comprehensive program for the a 9- foot navigation channel on the Arkansas River across the state and into Oklahoma. ^ Bank stabilization 1:; necessary to prevent erosion of valuable land and to tie down the river channel for navigation. The Dardanelle Dam is one of a dozen such projects which would be built In the two states to regulate water flow for navigation as well as to, control floods, generate electricity and provide for recreation areas .The Arkansas development program was authorized a good many years ago. Some bank stabilization work lias been done at badly eroding spots, and a few of the dams which form a part of the overall program have been built in Oklahoma. Last year the delegation succeeded in getting Congress to vote $450.000 in construction fimds for Dardanelle and a like sum for the proposed Eufaula Dam in Oklahoma. These appropriations came in the face of no Budget Bureau recommendation. Wait and See At present, the Arkansas delegation is' waiting to see what the Budget Bureau and Preseident Eisenhower recommend to Congress. Rep. Hays said, however, he is quite hopeful the budget will, include a recommendation for bank stabilization 'funds and for Dardanelle. "I believe we impressed them last session that we are serious about-the program," Hays said. I referring to the success in getting 1 the Dardanelle and Eufaula appropriations. Hays said that not only is me Arkansas delegation united on the program but that there is "complete unity with the Oklahoma delegation." Sens. McClellan and Fjllbright have long: supported the program as have Reps. Trimble, Hays and Norrell whose districts are travers- Last and First CONCORD, N. H. Ml — The last fire of 1955 and the first of 1956 were at the same place in Concord. Firefighters were called Saturday night to put out a fire at the home of Ivan Heinz. The blaze from a 'defective parlor heater caused damage of about $200. Monday night, they were called to the same house to out a minor fire cawed by -the same heater. THAT COLLEGIATE LOOK-This 1911 model-T Ford is the proud possession ol Bill Robeson. right. University of Illinois senior at Urbana-Chompaign The 12th auto Robeson has restored in two years, this one has gleaming brass radiator and headlights, a high body and strapi lo hold down the top The Chicago student finished it with 14 coats of hand-rubbed lacquer His only casualty'with the car, which averages 28 to 3f> miles per gallon of either gasoline or kerosene, was a broken wrist while cranking the car to star! il Examining .its four-cylinder engine are, left to right, classmates Gerald Pullen. Princevill*, 111; John Gravet. Wyoming. Ill, and Max Whitman. Monmouth. Ill ed by the Arkansas River. Recently Rep. Mills announced he would join an energetic effort this year to get the program rolling. "Navigation on the Arkansas River,", Mills said, "will create benefits for the entire state." That is the feeling of the entire delegation. Havs said that Army Engineers have let one $65,000 .contract for core drillings on the site of the Dardanelle Dam, which is about halfway between Little ftoctc and Fort Smith. This is the first step toward actual construction. An appropriation of a substantial iize next year would permit letting of actual construction contracts in the fiscal year starting July 1. $30 Million Profit An investigation which Sen Fulbright made into the RFC several years ago is about to result in a 30 million dollar profit to the government.! During his inquiry Pulfarighl turned up facts indicating some fantastic profits had been made in purchase of surplus tankers which then were resold to companies controlled by aliens. As a result of his spade work, the government recently announced settlements unde*- which some purchasers are to pay the government about 30 million dollars. , Rep. Mills said he wants to see the government work out. a weK rounded program to : aid rural areas and enehance their economic opportunities. As part of .this he plans to urge a 12 million dollar increase in the soil conservation program, the increase to be applied to, increasing field personnel who work with farmers for better utilization o] land. He also wants more funds for research into production anc growth of harlwocds in the South Both of these moves, he said deal with better use of idle land and with land which might be taken out of, production under farm acreage control programs. It is vital, he said, to reverse the trend. which has seen farm income decline. He said he wants a farm program to reverse this trend and restore the farm pur chasing power. To Academies Rep. Gathlngs has announced these appointments to the U. S Service Academies at.West Point and Annapolis: West Point — Principal, Jamese Wallace Hammack, Jr., Marion; First Alternate, Jerry D._ Brans cum, Black Oak; Second Alternate, Billy Wayne Field, Leachville. Annapolis — Principal, John R Parks, Jonesboro. No alternates named since Parks was an alternate last year and qualified for entrance but was not admlttec since his principal qualified and was accepted. • . Annapolis — Principal; David Lawrence Trice, Paragould; Firel Alternate, Samuel Wellington Robbins, Turrell. Handy Hot Critical NEW YORK-U1 - W. C. Handy, 82-year-old composer of "The St. Louis Blues," has been taken off the critical list at Sydenham Hospital. He was takent here Saturday with what his doctor described as 'partial intestinal obstruction." Donation Report NEW YORK I* — Th» Carnegl* Corp., a philanthropic foundation, reports it donated *«,114,«14 to 71 educational and research organizations in 1955. Read Courier News Classified Adi. S&E SUPER MARKET "HONORED GIORT" — For 34 years, men in the uniform of the U. S. Army have kept watch at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. Here Sergeant Walter A. G. Strohmaier, Corporal of the duard, center, performs the ritual of the changing of the guard as Private Herbert F. Weiland,' Mt. Vernon, N. Y., right, replaces Private First Class John D. Gira of Yonkers, N. Y. Each sentinel walks guard for an hour, his solita'ry vigil a living reminder of the tribute a nation inscribed on the tomb: "Here Rests In Honored Glory A Soldier Known But to God." Atlanta's Golf Course Integration Is Going Along Without Incident . ATLANTA ill. — "Everybody has nice and courteous. It has been wonderful." That Was the comment yesterday of a 71-year-old Negro physician on the exercise of public golf course privileges, which he helped to. win In a four-year court contest. , He is Dr. H. M. Holmes, litigant with his two sons ,in: the action that threw Atlanta's seven public courses open to Negroes just before Christmas. Holmes had planned to tee off Dec. 24, two days after the final federal court decree,. but decided to wait to avoid "the" excitement and publicity." He waited, however, only until Christmas and'has played three or four times since. A number of Negroes have been playing " without incident on 'the layouts hitherto reserved strictly Missouri's Polio Fund Drive Goal Is $1,300,000 JEFFERSON CITY Ifl-^The 1956 "March of Dimes" got under way yesterday with a goal of $1,300,000 to be raised in-Missouri tor the fight against polio. William. Walsingham Jr. of St. Louis, state chairman, said 65,000 volunteers will conduct the month long campaign through local chapters of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. The theme is "Polio Isn't licked yet." With all but the final week of 1955 tabulated, the state health division reported yesterday Missouri had 313 polio cases during the year — a biff drop from the Ml recorded, at the same time In 1954. With the help of their paddle- like hind toe, diving ducks can go down below the water for food. surface of the Vnn aP^rt fl'.i/n Vfl!! 1 " -fluin UnmA lUULdllUWI! I uui UWIIIIUIIIG I HOMES FOR SALE One, Two Arid Three Bedrooms Complete with All Fixtures . Bathroom, Kitchen Sinks, Hot Water Heater and Space Heaters Completely Remodeled (like new) Inside and Out If You Own Your Own Lot - No Down Payment Is Necessary All You Pay Is Moving and Closing Costs. Blytheville, Arkansas OPEN WEEKDAYS AND SUNDAY 8 A.M. to 6 P.M. (Formerly Veterans Housing Quarters) . . Phone 3-3369 for white shotmakers. Georgt Simons, general manager of the city's parks, reported, "There has been no trouble at all. I have received no reports of complaints or objections of any kind." City officials acceded to a U. S. District Court order of Judge. Boyd Sloan Dec. 22 and opened the golf links to mixed play without further ado. Doggone Happy DETROIT Wl — Bobby and a spotted unnamed friend were bailed out of the suburban Livonia dog pound in a hurry. His owner, the late Mrs. Ida L. Furrow, 67. had: Bequeathed a friend, Mrs Faye Davis, $500 for lifetime care of the dogs; included Mrs.'Davis in a $50,000 will to be shared with several friends. A female fly lays its first batch of eggs in less than a week after it is hatched. Cable's Cities Service S. Division St.—-Ntxt to «Razorback Phone PO 3-9921 Washing - Lubrication Tire Repair - Accessories ROAD SERVICE Bill and Eugene Cable Highway 61 North We Deliver—Phone 3-9663 Modern Self Service Facilities Choice Meats • Finest Product Quality Groceries • Frozen Foods Enjoy Modern, Self-Service Shopping with no parking problem at any time. Shop S&E for We Buy Ear Corn FARMERS SOYBEAN CO. "Home of Sudden Service" Broadway & Hutson Phone 3-8191. FARM LOANS Six Star Feature 1. No brokerake fees to pa; J. No stock to purchase ' I. An opportunity to establinh credit with a large insurance Co. that la and haa been for man; years a permanent lender In this territory. [xmi time low Iniereit rate. , .-..'• We pay the appralul and attorney fees. Qiiek nrrict, tut We clow loans before mb*t companlea make their ton- apectloni. For Information, See, Call or Writ* LOGAN FINANCE CO. Bljthtvillc, Ark. Phme J-M34 Ljnch Bulldinc Excluiive Arent for American United Ufe IniHranw C*. Do you need ODD PIECES FURNITURE For your home? LESS THAN HALF PRICE! • Closeouts • Damaged Chairs • Benches • Single Pieces • Breakfast Suites • Rockers and many other items! SEE OUR SCRAP ODDS & ENDS WINDOW! HUBBARD & SON Phone 3-4409 FURNITURE Blytheville

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