The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 17, 1956 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 17, 1956
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIERNEWi TUESDAT, APRIL 17, 1958 Arkonsans In Washington Sen. Fulbright Gets in Pitch for NW Arkansas Industry By GORDON BROH'.V WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Fulbright (D-Ark) is not a man to miss an opportunity. He grabbed one the other day to get a promise from an executive of International Paper Co. to look into the possibility of putting a big plant in northwest Arkansas. NAACP Official Sees Negroes Deserting Democratic Party NASHVILLE, Tenn. <*1 — Gloster control of standing committees of It came about when John F. Howden, » vice president of the company, called on Fulbright to tell him of the firm's plans for a new 57 million dollar paper mill near Pine Bluff. j Fulbright said he was delighted 1 at the news and promptly sough to sell Howden on the idea of an other plant in northwest Arkansas where there is an abundance hardwood*. Howden showed interest am said that while the compare couldn't do anything about Jt im mediately, he would look into the idea. Howden said a plant utilizing hardwoods could turn out rayon for tire cords. His company ready has such a plant. The Pine Bluff plant will utilize southern pine to turn out newsprint and bleached kraft board. He pointfcd out that the newsprint from this plant would make up for more than half of the newsprint shortage recently reported by a Congressional committee. shut in our faces yet." Supporters Heartened Supporters of appropriations this year for such projects as she Dardanelle and Eufaula dams, Greers Ferry and Beaver dams, are heartened at news which has leaked out of a House Appropriations subcommittee. Tlie word is that a motion by Chairman Cannon (D-Mo) to bind the committee riot to consider funds for any project for which funds were not recommended in President Eisenhower's budget was voted down. In other words, the committee won't be limited to the projects which were in the President's budget. None of the projects mentioned was included in the budget recommendations. What It means, said one Arkansas member oZ Congress, is that "the door hasn't been slammed money for this. The bill then went to the Senate McClelUn Insists It was at the insistence of Sen. McClellan CD-Ark) that the Senate Appropriations Committee recommended an amendment to require the Tennessee Valley Authority to get Congressional approval before it could use power revenues for expanding its power facilities. There has been some doubt over the TVA's authority to use Its funds. Congress previously had ruled that TVA cannot use its power revenues to build new power plants without specific a- proval of Congrew. But TVA of « cials have contended they aren prohibited from using funds to ado new capacity to existing power facilities. McClellan has contended all; along that TVA should have ad- \ vance approval before using its' money for any expansion. Last year, just before Congress adjourned, he introduced a resolution to require this. There was no! action. Then the other day he! wrote trje proviso into a report ac-; companying an appropriation bill ; l carrying money for TVA. Since the House previously had taken a contrary view, it remains to be seen how the matter will be \ resolved. When the House had the bill it declined to vote moneys so that TVA could add a fourth power unit at the John Sevier plant, holding that TVA should use its own where McClellan persuaded appropriations committee to language in its report. the B. Current, director of branches for the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People, Sunday s«id there are indications that Negroes will desert the Democratic party this year in large numbers. He made the prediction in a speech to about 300 members of the Nashville NAACP opening their 1956 membership campaign. "May those who want civil rights legislation adopted expect Sen. James O. Eastland (D-Miss), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, to cooperate to push legislation through his committee?" Currant asked. "With the Southern Democrats in Congress, election of a Democratic Congress insures the continuance of men like Bastland In control of the party machinery. "The Northern Negro voter who has supported the Democratic party in the past since 1940, will not neg- states where the Negro holds the balance of power. "Already, some preliminary returns indicate that Negroes will desert the Democratic party this year in large numbers." Read Courier Newi Classified Ad>. Husband Shoots Self While Talking to Wife PALM SPRINGS, Calif. W-Mrs. Belly Toth, a nurse at Desert Hospital, was talking on the phone to her husband Richard, .a Marine staff sergeant on leave, when the phone went dead. She went back to her duties. Minutes later a man was brought into emergency — too lat*. It was her husband. Police said he had accidentally shot and killed himself while talking to her on the phone. Toth, 27, was twirling a gun, a .25 caliber belonging to his father, In his right hand while holding the receiver in his left when the accident happened. Officers were told Toth had planned to clean the gun. Wedding Planned BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. Ifl-The leading man for Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray, 26, and Hope Lange, 21, say they plan a church wedding after they finish the picture "Bus Stop." TJ Saturday couple was married > civil ceremony. The walking stick insect looks so much like « twig thtt It is all ' but invisible »g«lnst a tree. (M«c) LIFE (Mol * ) iDaniels-Williams Ins, 106 S. Second St. k COMPLETE / \ COVERAGE f \ FOR AIRMEN* Actor, Wife to Divorce HOLLYWOOD lf> — Academy Award-winning actor Jack Lem- i mon and his wife, Cynthia Stone, [ iave separated, his studio says. Lemmon won an Oscnr for his sup- Dorting role in "Mister Roberts." The couple hnve one son. Pay Yourself First Treat your savings account exactly as you would your regular bills. "Pay" it promptly and regularly every month and tee for yourself how a modest, easy-to- pay amount will quickly become a substantial cash reserve earning a liberal income. Current Dividend Rate 3% BLYTHEVILLE FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN ASS'N 200 N. 2nd St. Phone 3-4553 Let Us Worry About Your TERMITE TROUBLE Due lo the fact that termites are becoming more prevalent in this country each year, all the new homes, a? well as the old, should he under termite insurance. We find a lot of practically new homes with major damage caused hy termites. Call us and one of our representatives will explain our termite insurance plan to you. Dair Halstfad now associated with Superior Termite Co. All Work Guaranteed TERMITE CONTROL CO. SUPERIOR 535 N. «th State License Blytheville, Ark. Phone 2-235(1 FOR YOUR OLD RANGE «,"< ,..*V_V Automatic Calrod Surface Unit GE Pushbutton Controls GE Master Oven New Automatic Oven Timer $399.95 Less $100 For Your Old Range Other Models from $189.00 up Wood, Coal, Gas or Electric ON THIS GREAT, NEW 1956 GE Stratoliner RANGE Any n j'd Any Model! Just so if s in operating condition . . . We'll allow you $100 and ask no questions. Regular Price Range - Less trade in allowance - 399.95 - 100.00 You pay only ....... $299.95 NO HONEY DOWN PAY ONLY $3.80 A WEEK-OR BUY ON NEW FARMERS TERMS! See Jimmie First - - - and Get a Bigger Trade In Allowance For Your Old Range! mm EDWARDS 301 E. Main Furniture Co Phone 2-2487

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