The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 16, 1948 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 16, 1948
Page 12
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PAGE TWELVE Additional Road frt Money Needed ' Stat* Official* S«« .. Necessity of Non- Highway Revenues :> By B<* Br*WB VnHtl Fran SUff Cwnsponden • Urn* ROCK, Ark.', April 16. (W)—There Is a growing conviction among highway offidl&ls that non-highway funds Blunt be obtained if Arkansas is to have the K»<t system everyone wants, j By non-hi«hway funds, they n»»n money other'than that collected through gasoline tax or motor vehicle registration fees, . Th« first outright statement •Jong those line* came In a recent t»A before the State Legislative Council by Chief Engineer A. E. Johnson. He said that It appeared to him that the Interest and prln- tijxU on the state's enormous highly j debt—running about $8,000,000 •inually—would have to be pa:d ftrxn other sources if the state was to get ahead with Its road construction program. Highway Attorney Neill Bohlinger Is of the same opnflon. But he said fcasollne and license revenues are pledged to debt retirement and that other money should be used to supplement present highway funds. J; Similar Plan Advanced .. Highway Director J C. Baker recalled that Gov. Bun Lancy's highway advisory, committee of 19^ mad* similar recommendations. mi« committee, which saw ite suggestions abandoned prior to Uie 10*7 legislature, suggested eight tax •ources for additional highway money—including whiskey, sales «nd use Cues. Bohlinger contends that If the highway system is necessary to the economic life of *h» <;tr.-iu ,is most people argue, then at least a portion of its support should come ftotn the increased wealth and busi- aeas of Arkansas. .' Of course, the officials realise that before a new legislature convenes to act on any financing and 'plan, a new administration will be in power—facing the same old problem but perhaps with entirely dit- terent Ideas. Rockets Aid New Bomber's Takeoff Funds Sought ?To Fight Fire Peaths in State ; LITTLE .HOCK, Ark., April 16. l (UP>—Funds for an expanded edu- .eetlon program to fight the Increasing number of deaths from .flre in Arkansas will be sought :When- the legislature convenes In IM9. ' I vStat* Mre Marshal Lee Baker •aid yesterday that he will ask the .General Assembly for additional men to carry the fight to all section* of the state. At present. Baker has, only one assistant in conducting arson Investigations, inspections and the education pro- fram. . "Our deaths from fire In Arkan••» are rapidly approaching the traffic fatalities," Baiter said. "Apparently many people still fail 10 realize that when kerosene is poured on smoldering coals the resulting explosion will spread instantly through the entire house." Baker said in Arkansas law nf IW7 requires the teaching of fire prevention in the schools of the state. However, he 'said, "the law has been consistently Ignored ov our educators." ; Baker sponsored an unsuccessful Bill in the 1841 legislature which until each school was able to prove would have withheld state funds until each school was able to prove that students were receiving 20 minutes of fire prevention education each week. With 18 rocket units providing the push, the Air Force's newest bomber heads skyward in a Seattle, Wash., test The Boeing XB47 Stratojet has the rockets built into its fuselage. The plane has six turbo-jets to provide flying power, and swept-back wings. Its performance figures are still secret Russians Flying Over Alaska, Editor Asserts KETCHIKAN, Alaska, April 16 (UP)—Publisher William L Baker of the Ketchlkan Chronicle said today that Russian planes have been flying over Alaska territory for several months. In an editorial calling for more adequate defense installations along the Bering sea coast facing Siberia, Baker declared that Rep, Margaret C. Smith, R.. Me., | S "correct" In saying that Soviet planes have "violated Alaskan skies." Baker added, however, that "It Is only natural that United States military planes have been doing the same thing—flying into Slber- National Safety Council Names Traffic Winners CHICAGO, April 16. (UP)_The National Safety Council today named Connecticut, Oklahoma city Okla,, and Wilmington. Del. as the traffic safety champions of Connecticut was declared the grand award winner among states in the 1847 National Traffic Safety Contest. Oklahoma city and Wilmington won top honors In the city division. Iodine in very small quantities U said to have a very beneficial effect on farm stock. ian territory missions." on reconnaissance CAB Orders Additional Crewman on Airliners "WASHINGTON, April 16. (UP)— The -civil Aeronautics Board yesterday ordered that flight engineers be added to the crews of all Douglas DC-6 transports and forthcom- "!Pg Boeing Stratoc-uisers. The deadline Is Dec 1, g. Technically, the board order requires engineers for all planes having » t»ke-off weight of more than JO.OOO pounds. It thus applies also to Lockheed Constellations, but flight engineers already are carried on these. ^.Engineers supervise the performance of the engines and other Pjrts in flight, relieving the pilot* at considerable work. , Food Lockers For Rent Cold Storage Meat Curing •Expert Processing Freezing for Home and i ;groc«ri«« . Meats - Fish \ BLAYLOCK | Frozen Food i Phone 2602' Uttle £ay,y ; No clutch on pony. Iff ken clutch on car give henp trouble, I take plenty fast to Puntiac dealer's for— Smifh Pontiac Co. 126 Soiith Lilly St. Phont 4371 BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEW! Eating Habits In Fort Smith To Be Studied WASHINGTON, April 16. (UPI— Fort Smith lias been named as the one city in Arkansas In which the Agriculture Department will eon- duct a survey to determine whether or not the eating habits of city families have changed la the Hughes Promises Answer to Report By Sen. Brewster IOe ANGELES, April 16. (UP) — Howard Hughes promised j'estcrdiv that a blistering minority report I torn Democratic Senators wonM unmask Sen. Owen iiicwstei's "d"- celtlul and subversive" attempt to discredit Hughes' war record The millionaire aiicrntt builder and airline owner said a Senate War Investigating Subcommittee report Issued Wednesday was not true. He .said the report was not even based on the evidence presented at committee hearings. The report called Hughes 1 wartime plane-building enterprises failures, it described his dealings with MaJ. Cicn. Bennett E. Meyers "obviously corrupt" and criticized him for giving parties lor procurement ofliccrs. Brewster, chairman o f the committee, did not sign the subcommittee report. But Hughes charged that the Maine Senator "engineered this entire piece ot strategy." Hughes implied that Brewster was motivated by his Interest in Pan-American Airways. Hughes accused nrcwstcr durint! the hearings last year of trying to blackmail him Into giving up Tran.;- Worlrt Airlines' overseas routes in favor of Pan-American, Hugh?.* said Brewster did so by offering to call off the investigation. 15 Hungarians Get Orders to Leave American Zone FRANKFURT. April 16. (UP)- Kiftecn members of two Hungarian missions were ordered yesterday to leave the United States zone of Germany within 48 hours. An Army announcement said the expulsions were ordered by Gen. fluence (.heir choice of foods. FRIDAY- APRTL 1«, 1948 Lucius D. Clay because no satisfactory explanation had bora given for treatment of an American train in Hungary In January when Hungarian authorities permitted Soviet troops (o plunder (lie cars. Those ordered expelled were members of (lie Hungarian rt ., ra . million and restitution missions, who have been active in the re'-' patrlaiion of Hungarian displaced persons In (lie American zone. Tiie announcement said a full' report o nthe Hungarian Incident was brought to Clay's attention on April 5. H« demanded Immediate explanations, but those (enered by the Hungarians in Germany and by the Hungarian Foreign offlc* in Budapest were unsatisfactory. Truman Has Answer WASHINGTON, April IS. IUPI-- Pie.suieiH Truman was asked at hi*, news conference' yesterday how Mr fell about reports of a back-to^' irumaii move In the South. Well, the President replied, ther» 08 elites. jstlebeltng, chief of the depart-. A representative crass-section of. Bailment's Bureau of Human Nu-' 22 to 80. families in each city will ' tritlou a.,d Home Economics, said' be asked what kinds of food they the figures are needed for develop- ; are eating and hoiv jnuoli. 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