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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1954 BLYTHEriLLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THBBB ALC Hears Proposal for State School for Mentally Retarded LITTLE ROCK I* — The possibility that Arkansas will build ami operate a school for mentally re- ttrd*d children loomed Wednesday Howell of Phillips County, the council ordered its Education Committee to draft a bill authorizing creation of the school. The council cannot Introduce legislation In the Assembly, but several council members said they would sponsor the bill. The council made it plain thai On a motion by Rep. Marcus I u couldn't promi-se any funds to when the Arkansas Legislative Council acted to put the propose before the 1955 General Assembly. build the proposed institution during the next bionninm. A.N. Florcntz or Little Hock, representative for the Little Rock Junior League, offered the proposal to the council. He snld the SCHOOL which would be known n.s Die Arkansas Chil- ri'ii's Colony, should be planned 10 haudle no more than 1,000 chil- dren, and that admissions should be miuie only on the recommendations of nt least two physicians. Ploreiitz said federal funds would be available to help operate the school. A million dollars of state money would be enough to get It started, he said. He told (ho council that Ihorc ure about 5,000 children In Arkan- sas who need IralnlnR. and that 86 pcv ctM\t of them could bo trained Into useful citizens. The council Wednesday approved annual budgets lor several state agencies. Including Ml,302 for the Veterans Service Office; $42,000 for the Child Welfare Division; nntl S149.000 or Hie Livestock Sanitary Board. Russians Said Stressing Big Bomber Production I.ONI1ON ( Ail authoritative IJrltlsh aircraft survoy says the The 1054-55 edition of the unofficial "Jane's All the World'i Aircraft," published last night, reported that Russia also Is concentrating on building up a modern flghU er screen in the satellite oountrle*. Russians are slresKins long-range heavy bombers u\ a Tut^e aircraft ~~ ~~~~~~~ production race with the West that! The finest rubl« »f« teund it embraces 300 Soviet factories. Burma. Our GREATEST • 17-Jewel FastNon Hated • l?-Jewe! Style VALUE! Georgeous ensemble fl.JS WEEKLY $^050 Unusual Duet Low, low price 11.75 UEKKI.V SO Real Christmas value BULOVA Dura Power Lovely Mainspring SI A WEEK 51 A WEEK $5250 $3975 ORUEM $6500 Dainty SI.25 A WKKK $9250 Value $1.25 A WEEK SALE-PRICED GIFTS AMA/ING VAI.IIK I $1.25 A WEKK. • CiOKOI O1IS MOI \IISOS SZ.75 A HI IK MA'ITIIKD *_- __ DIAAK.XDS $72.00 51.SO A WEEK T i! IMISIIMI HlltlUSIOM f[ V HI fK. COCKTAII. KIN(i $8.75 A WEKK $125 n invn U M( II SI \ UIIK ...The Most f&rY&ur Money! NOW! 10-DIAMQND Wedding Duette ThrillinR design $1.50 A WEEK WATCH HANDS CHARGE IT $395 K S",. K $39.75 "f 51 WEKKI<Y SI A WEEK $12.95 up CHARGE IT AT DREIFUS n DDEIFUS Meet Dreif us '.','. Wear Diamonds WEST MAIN ST. nil 1101 DS CHARGE [T A _ __ J3 95 RI (OKI) 1'I.AVKR Jl A WEKK \lt( I S 7-i Jl A WEEK SAMSONITE MUH1AOF, $1 A WEEK llp MENS IIHI1HV (I A UI.I.K up

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