The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 31, 1948 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

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PAGE TWELYI Power Executive Testifies for TV A •lotto CongrMStonal Central; Say* Would Revenues , M«r. 11. (UP)— 9. H. Kin*, kctln*. president o( th« American public Power Assocln- too, Mid ywterday that Congres- *tao«l control of the Tennessee Vtlkf Authority'* power revenues would »ertou»ly }eop»rdl«e 1U ef- . Kin« ttttirtcd before a Senate Public Work Subcommittee again |t » bill which would make the TVA turn over 1U' revenues to the trea- •urjr «nd oom« to Congress for spe- . cJfle approprlatlotK to finance all projwtc. Th« efficiency obUlnible by the eorporit* form ot administration lor TVA would be »erlous).v Jcopar- di»*d by removing from the board of directors control of revenues and tmuferrlng such control to an «ppropri»tion committee In Washington," King said. King said TVA rat* policies "have unquestionably stimulated Industrial »nd agricultural development In the valley." He sattl rates es- Ublished with a "view to Increased production and stimulated consumption" are "absolutely sound." He added that "history will regard successful demonstration for this concept as one oj TVA's major contributions to the industry." . "Certain agents of Hie private utility tadiutry," King said, would •upport "any move wRlch will cripple or restrict the activities or" the Tennessee Valley Authority." King said Congress probably would approve funds "for long range construction programs and major capital" expenditures, but he Insisted that it should retain "considerable discretion "In spending its income. Tight government control of the . Bonnevllle Power Administration has delay progress In the Columbia River Valley, King said. "It is our opinion that adequate controls now exist (for TVA) and that Congress possesses complete control over the general objectives ol TVA," he said. BLYTHEVJLLE (ARK.) COURIER NKWS Where Tornado Hit Ripping through eastern Missouri and aoalhern Illinois, a tornado killed at least 12 and injured hundreds. Striking first at Jeffrlesburg, Mo., It Injured 10 or 12 persons, it hit. Union, Ihen arched over the Mississippi. Five persons were believed killed at Glllcsple, three at Fosterburg. ana early reports said three more died at Bctlialto. Its effects were felt as far east a« Utchfleld and Hilltboro. At Bunker Hill, 80 per cent of the tbwn was said to be destroyed. (NEA Tcleplioto.) State Pays Final Bill Incurred At 1915 World's Fair LITTLE ROCK, Mar. 31. CUP) — The State of Arkansas yesterday stamped "paid in lull" on the bill It Incurred for Its exhibit at the 1915 World's Fair in San Francisco. The State Board of Fiscal Control authorized the payment of a *500 promissory not* given Pfelfer Brothers or Arkansas to help pay for the state's exhibit at the Pnn- ama-Paciflo Exposition before the state of World War I, A .total of »20,7«0 was paid other Arkansas stores by 19*1, but the Pfelfer claim was not paid because the note was not listed in its as«et« at that time. The exhibit was financed by contributions of Arkansas firms on a gentlemen's agreement" with the governor that the Legislature would reimburse them. Winding through various sessions of the Legislature, different fiscal control boards and Into the Supreme Court, all the clnims except Pftilers', had been paid until to- days board action. In its final meeting of the current fiscal year, the board approved four other claims totaling *355 disallowed 16 and voted not to consider five others.' The board approved a-$260 claim filed by the defunct Missouri and Arkansas Railroad for damages to a gravel car at Heber Spring when state highway employes built a fire under it to facilitate unloading asphalt. B Lawmakers Okay $150,000,000 for Atomic Research WASHINGTON, Mar. 31. (UP) — The House Appropriations Committee Tuesday approved a »150,000.000 si>ced-\ip In atomic research and urged federal officials to throw the program Into high gear. "...The cpmmlUcG would admonish the Atomic Energy Commission to move forward with nil possible speed In Its research programs, both In the wartime and peacetime uses of the newly discovered secrets" the legislators said. I The $-50,000.000 would represent contact authorizations to enable the commission to Increase present research activities. The authority was included in a "catch-all" appropriations bill to help several federal agencies meet current deficits. Congressional enactment ot the proposed authorization would bring the total amount for atomic re- U. S. Grand Jury Indicts Firms for Milk Price Fixing WASHINGTON, Mr. 31. (UP) — A federal grand Jury at Ohattnnoo- grt, Te:m., Tuesdn Indicted live corporations and seven individuals for allegedly conspiring to fix milk lirkes In that area. ' The Justice Department said the defendants were rciwrtcrl lo hnn- (lle 68 per cent of all milk sales In the Chattanooga BH?B, It said .the Indictment accused the defendants of conspiring since July 1, 1946, to discuss and agree upon the prices at which they would sell their milk to ordinary consumers and to wholesalers. It said that the alleged conspiracy also extended to price changes. search this year lo $659,091,863. The committee action approved a request by the Budget Bureau. 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Grand Juri« B In Washington »nd St. Loula have also returned indictments of corporations and ln- dlvlduali on similar price-fixing charges. WEDNESDAY, .MARCH 31, 194* We Stiff Have Some DEKALB HYBRID SEED CORN HIGH GERMINATING WELL GRADED —SEE US TODAY— ' Caudill & Faulkner m Ridge Cooperative R.F.I). Route 2 j Manihi, Ark. 9 out of 10 buy IMPERIAL again ! 91.4% to be exact! wv n purcluscrs of Imperiil were questioned in a nation- wide survey, 91.4% proved to be 4< 14 ftaof. BI>«M wkiiiff. n* •might whi iltia M thU product Arc 4 yet n or marc old. 50?S straight whift. icy. TO* gnin ntutnltptrin. Mia* W.Ut« & Soiu Inc. P«ri». JIUcoa. THERE'S ONLY ONE KNOX "PREMIER THAT'S BEST ON YOU ! With a complete line-up of shapes and shades to pick from . . . and with a swell bunch of hat experts to help you it will be easy to find your right hat, the traditional final touch for any man's Spring dress, From MEAD'S

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