The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 16, 1955 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 16, 1955
Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1fi, 1955 BLYTHEVII.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE NINE Arkanscms In Washington State Has $365 Million Road Program Planned By GORDON mUHVN WASHINGTON (AP) — Arkansas has a 36U-million-dollar federal-state highway program planned or under way, a Public Roads Bureau report showed today. Approximately half is being financed from federal funds. The report shows that as of Oct. 1 the program involves a .total of 844.2 miles of work. In thf actual construction stage,* - •- •— —- loose. Naturally, when sue., a thing did happen a few weeks later, a few questioning: looks were directed in Billy's direction. "Honest. I didn't do H." protested Billy. "One of the other Pages told me he opened the case to put some water in and when is -Kit:.7 miles of work costing some ^i.l-4 OtK). In addition the state luu-. plans approved for another miles of work to cost 54.129,000 and has programmed work on ,1:10: her 300.9 miles to cost $11, 34'.000. A r b a u s a s' uaprognimmed balance in federal Kinds is $16. 757-000. This is the amount oi Arkansas' slut re of federal funds still available to the stale, on a Over Hale to Acre Arkansas cotton tanners can bnasi oi a cro ptlv.s year avera^nm v oil over a bale, an acre. On'-y one other southern state—Missis-- jpne—can lop Ihe Arkansas mark. The latest federal cotton report shows thru Arkansas' aver^gc. yield of cotton per acre is 532 j pounds, Mississippi's yield is 572 pounds. On a per acre basis, however, both states are topped by the western cotton states where the crop is irrigated and whore yields of two bales an acre ar common. Arizona's average this year is 967 pounds per acre-. Arkansas' yield this year compares with 330 pounds last year and the 1944-53 10-year average of 338 pounds. All of which indicates that in addition to Having good weather, Arkansas cotton growers did a lot of work with fertilizer and weed- killing operations this year. The slate crop comes from 1,453, 0"0 acres. The state's allotment for 1955 was 1.529.704 acres, so, the farmers remained well within < their allotted acreage. The 19"6. allotment is 1,424,000 acres. he cloned the door he didn't do it right and left a little crack. The snake came out the crack. Honest.' Rep. Wilbur Mills a -.need to second ranking Democrat, on the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee following; ihe recent! deatli of Rep. Dingell (D-Mich) This means he would become chairman if Rep. Cooper (D-Tenni, should leave the House and if; Democrats controlled the House. [ THIS HORROR SHOW ISN T - Th,s gnm death-head i reallv iht icmams of an aupl rie fu chgc i id in i fiie fighting demonstration in Windsor Locks. Conn. The Department of Aeronautics at Bradley field in Windsor Locks was showing airport officials the use of dry chemicals for lishting airplane fires. Soviet's Sub Might Is Told TOKYO HP)—The commander of U.S. Navy forces in the Far Easl said yesterday the 90 Russian submarines now stationed at Siberian bases could blockade Japan effectively |n event of a war. Vice Adm. William M. Callaghan told a luncheon at the Foreign Cor- lesponclents Club that at least 60 Russian submarines "are capable of blockading Japan unless additional forces are supplied by Japan or the United States." Hot News TUCSON, Ariz. (/P;—Everybody reads Ihe newspapers these days. Police received this postcard from a burglar: "Dear Sir: The amount of casn taken from the Talk of the Town mlghtclub) was $1,891 — not J4.000. Will be looking lor a newsprint ot it." Judicial Oversight MIAMI. Fla. W> — The Civil Court of Record one day had its four judges, two courtrooms and full complement of court, attendants on KE1SER QUEEN' — Bonnie Mills, a senior at Keiser High School, reigned as homecoming queen last "week at the Kelser- Bartori football game. Sophia T. Shutt, administrator for the estate of the late Howard] A. Shutt. Stutteart, has challenged] in the U. S. Tax Court a claim • by the government, that Shutt owed some S-58.700 in hack federal income taxes for 1951 and 1952. The Internal Revenue Service contends Shutt failed to report his full income for the two years by some $61,000. In challenging the apency'a computations, however, the administrator for the estate contended the povernment's allowances for labor were preposterous and its allowances for miscellaneous expenditures were much too small. Shutt was an irrigation well digger. Pravda Attacks Hays Pravda, the Community Party paper of Russia, recently criticized speeches by Rep. Brooks Hays and other U. S. delegates to the UN as nothing more than propaganda. The magazine said the speeches, on the tenth anniversary of the UN. f were "a gross perversion of UN history and were designed to arouse mistrust of the Communist | r mong Americans, as well as to worsen the international climate." Hearinqon AP&L Rate Hike Set LITTLE ROCK W — A Public Service Commission hea ring has been set Dec. 15 on the new application . by the Arkansas Power & Light Co. for a million dollar annual rate increase. AP&L monday waived an early hearing under the "emergency" phase of its application which PSC Chairman Lewis Robinson said the commission had been prepared to take up today. In its application filed last week. AP&L said a financial emergency; justified a hearing within 15 days j on whether the higher rates could j be put into effect immediately under bond. , j An earlier AP&L application for a 553.900,000 annual rate increase, which was rejected by the PSC, Is pending on appeal to the Arkansas! Supreme Court. Kay Oaf ton MSC Beauty HATTIESBURG, Miss. — Kay Crafton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Crafton, 1QQI Spruce St., Elytheville, is among 71 Mississippi Southern College coeds who will vie today for one of the 10 spots in the beauty section of the coLIeg- yearbook. ; Miss Crafton will face an election to choose ten coeds wnose pictures will grace the beauty section of the 1956 Southerner, the school's yearbook. | Read Courier News Classified Ads - GUARANTEED "Always A Good f Dr. Charles L. Craig Dentist Announces the Removal of His Office to 526 Chickasawba OFFICE HOURS: Daily—8:30 A.M. to 5 P.M. Wed. & Sat.—8:30 A.M. to 12 P.M. Telephone 3-6881 duty and didn't try > case although there were plenty on the docket. Court officer* explained » new girl In the sheriff's office forgot to mall out the summonses for 13 prospective jurors. This wonderful pearly Country Gentleman white sweet corn has a special sweetness and flavor possessed only by corn grown in a small section of central Illinois You can serve it so many ways and all of them deliciouj- Serve it hoc as it comes from the can— or, as fritters —chowder —baked —in a pudding. Get several cans today. Costs only a few cents a serving. - YOU CAN'T STOP THE QUEEN MARY WITH A CLOTHESLINE . . any more thon yc* can keep a tornado from bitting your houi*. IUH you ca* bay insurance — the right kind, in the right amount. We'll b« ok*i to afilvtM. NOBLE GILL AGENCY GLENCOE BLDG. 3-6868 Denies Blame Billy Walters, 15-year-old page from Osceola, Ark., who was' in the news recently when one of his pet snakes got loose In the Library of Congress, denies emphatically that he engineered the "escape." Some weeks ago when Billy was interviewed in the office of "lep. 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