The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 25, 1948 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 25, 1948
Page 5
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, JtfNE f8,1948 BLYTHEVILLR (ARK.) COURIER Texans Ask FCC Pipeline Permit Corporation Plan* To Furnish Gas to Ohio, Pennsylvania WASHINGTON, June 28—Texas Gas Transmission Corporation yesterday filed with (he Federal Power Commission an application seeking authority to construct an M»mile pipeline from Texas to Ohio to deliver additional natural gas lo its existing Memphis and Kentucky Divisions and to other utility companies serving areas of Kentucky, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Construction of the new 26-inch j'jpipe line will beshi within 60 days f after issuance, by the PPC of a certificate of convenience and necessity, the Company stated in its application. First deliveries of gas at the eastern terminus of the new line (near Mlddtetown, Ohio) ca'.i be started in December, 1940, anil full contract quantities can be delivered by the Spring of 1950, thj application revealed. Progress already made in preparation for actual construction makes such a timetable possible, Texas Gas reported. Preparations to date we:c listed as follows: 1'ipc Is Delivered 1. Texas Gas has purchased and received delivery of 33 miles of 20- inch pipe, which is now stored at railroad sidings along the route ot the new line. Under present delivery schedules, the Company expects to have 253 miles of 23-inch pipe on hand by October o! this year. Deliveries have started on S221.J03 worth of values for the new line and $211,250 of pipe wrappings. 2. Stone and Webster Engineering Corporation has signed a contract to supervise construction <>f ^ the new pipe line and to construct 1|J compressor stations. 3. A portion of the pipe line route has been surveyed both on the ground and from the air. The remainder will be completed by this Pall. 4. Texas Gas now has firm commitments under which approximately $12,150,000 will be available for its construction program and for making extensions to its Memphis and Kentucky Divisions. Twenty-three purchasers have agreed to buy from Texas Gas 625,000 shares of its Common Stock at tS a share TM Company has entered into :in interim bank loan agreement with Chemical Bunk and Trust Company, the Chase National Bank of the City of New York, and Bank of the Manhattan Company to borrow up to $7,760,000. 5. Pour contracts have beensign- Pave Streets With Flowery Portraits PAGE FIT! 'Miss America 1 Criticizes Bishop's Stand on National Beauty Contest Civil Defense Plan for Next WarComp/eted WASHINGTON, Jim« 24 <UP>- Civll Defense Director Russell J Hopley snld yesterday he Hopes to complete by next month a plan (or a permanent civil defense system against atom bombs, genii wurfnrc and guld«t missiles. Hopley said the plat) will be late before Defense Sectetnry Jutnes For- j Win-cling, \V. V:\., girl to withdraw restal. Tlie next step, ho sntct. will j f™" 1 'ho contest on Iliront of ex- uc up lo Congress, Lnws must be I «mummicnUon from tho Itomini MEMPHIS Tcnn., June 26, tUl 1 ) i crowned In nn evcnltis sown. 1 nnrbiivu Jo Wulkcr, Miss Amcrlc.i Contestants, she scikl, will o( 1SH7, sus8w.te<l yeslenliiy tli:ii • • • lllshop Jolm J. Swlnt obtain "110- curute Information" on coiutillons ol the Atlantic City "Miss America" contest lo en»blt> talented girls to win valuable .si'holnrshljw. Miss Walker, a Sunday School ami cliureh warki-r, snld that she was "amazed" at lllshup Swint's which prompted a Flowery portraits, like the one above of St. Lucia, each year (lot the petal-carpeted streets of Genumo, a small 'own near Rome, Italy. Since iVS, the people of this town Imvc paved their streets with .flowers for R •elisions celebration. The "portraits" are made of flowers gathered nm.- woven together by hundreds o{ women of the village. The woven Ilowc." are then laid over chalk sketches on the coijblesiones. passed to put the new organization Into effect. Hopley, who Is on leave from his ]x>st as president of Northwestern Hell Telephone Co., S nid the niilion cnn tio a far better }ol> of protecting Itself against bombing attacks \ U'il because of objections frotn than wns done in World War 11 church, by the Japanese am! Germans. "She (Mia lledwuy) is the typl- "Atorn bomb hysteria is as bad I cal American girt who should enter Catholic Chuivli Barbara Jo was Informed tliat shapely :>2-yoiu-old Gertrude liect- wny, a grailUEtti! of the New England Consetvatory of Music was to \viihitrnw from the con- ner the Air Material command, Wright Meld, o., nnd two other officers In- Icreslcd In Uig project at O«H Six\ Injured When Car Overturns into Creek SELMA, Ala., June 25. (UI?> Six persons were brought to the Uaptist Hospital here yesterday after the car in which tiiey rode overturned in a creek near Marion junction. Two women. Mrs. ingsley and Mrs, Tallassee, M^ere Pet Terrier Executed by Mistake; Heart Attack, Possible Lawsuit Follow ATLANTA, Ga., June 25. (UP) — Blackie wjis due for pardon, but he went to the lethal gas chamber. And today the terrier pet o[ 15- year-old J. P. Trammell was the center of a municipal storm that including a firing, a relapse inlo heart trouble and a threatened lawsuit. Last month Blackie bit a mrm, , and was taken to the city dog pound i , „ , °* , w: for a ten-day period to allow any 1 '""" Sclma . ' re rabies to develop. He came through I . ° J 1 "?'" Jured m tn> with a clean bill of health, and '• A ' "• n ' ckcr ' Mrs - E pound officials should have told Trammell to come and get him. But an employe put Blackie in the gp.s chamber by mistake. Mrs. Trammell heard of the pet's death, and suffered a recurrence of a heart ailment. Her husband demanded $500 lo pay the mounting doctor's bills, turned down an offer of a new dog. The pound attendant was fired. as the bomb itself." he snld. "All Is not lost \vhon one bomb fulls, particularly If your organize properly agHhist it." Hopley said the civil defense plan will he flexible so tt can be changed to meet conditions in the various sections of the country. It will tic based, he said, on voluntary cooperation and not on directives frjm Washington. He has appealed to the 48 governors to set up state dlsasler relief programs which lalcr can mesh into the civil defense program. Responsibility for milking the plan work will fall on state and local authorities, Hopley said- ed with 41 producers of gas to sun- ! ply Texas Gas with its natural gas [ requirements for the new line. Edward Bill- A. H. Tucker, of trapped in the which settled In about water. Wrecker cars •eed them. crash were M. Cooper Orville Blake, all of tallassoe and Mrs. Ealon E,aw. of Montgomery. Physicians ordered x-rnys [or Mrs j Billingslcy and Mrs. Tucker, but the others were believed less seriously I hurt. | State patrolmen said Tucker was r driving the machine, which left the I highway and ran along the road side for about 200 feet before upsetting in the creek. Occupants of the car had attended a funeral In Louisiana. Blytheville May Send 20 Boosters to Beauty Pageant in Newport Miss Jo Ann Shanks, "Miss lily- theville of 19-18" and her alternate Miss Carolyn Wade will leave Bly- Iheville next Wednesday to participate in the "Miss Arkansas" competition at Newtwrl, .spon.sorrd by the Eastern Arkansas Young Men's Club. They will be accompanied by Mis, Gilbert Hammock. Jr.. nnd will be joined Thursday by Mrs. Uouse Harp. Reservations are available for the contest in «n elfnrt lo win scholarships tor higher lonvnliiB." Bvir- biiru Jo snld. llarbnra Jo, who turned down Hollywood offers lo conlliuie her schooling, will lii 1 married Saturday niehl lo Dr. John Vcrnon Hummel, of Charleston. MJ. "Bishop Swint apparently is thinking of Atlantic city contests of many, ninny years a^o when Ihc motive was lo ;iul)liclze tile New Jersey resort," Uarbnra Jo snld. "Anyone who knows nnytlihig. about the Miss America contest I knows that the selection Isn't iniule (or beauty ulone. It's lo choose a typical, wnolesiiiiif American Bill. The scholarships would be valuable to .such a talented girl inicrested in music." Barbara Jo is using her $5,t!0'J scholarship to win a muster's degree in French. Slie is n June graduate of Memphis state College. As for Hie bathing suit. Unr- bara snld tliat swimming Is "a wholesome American sport, good for anyone." "This yenr." liarbara Jo si\ltl, "thu Miss America winner will be on "beinity of face, poise, por.sonnlKy. Intelligence, ability U> curs' o» 11 conveisiition, and ability to talk In front of i>coplc." | "Miss Deitwny's In music Indicates her Ittlcnlg along these lines," she snM, ISurbnra Jo said Hint DirihopSwuit 'U thinking of whul the used to be years ago when the winner was ftlcctctl by 'mcnsurc- inenls.'" "I cortnliily feel that the type girl she (Miss lledway) is," Barbara Jo snld, " s lie should enter the contest," Barbiira Jc identified Ihe second place winner last year as Kluhu? Cnmplx-ll, o( Minnesota. "She's a Itonuin catholic too," Unrbiirn Jo said, "We (raveled io- gt'ther. and she observed hi'r rell- Rlon—• she didn't cat meat on Tilday." Tho liaison committee consults with Die Atomic Knergy Commission on all mullets ot military Im- pllcalion. it m-rlved by plane and conferred briefly rttt«rd» *t* J. O. Franklin. o»k (or the AKO. The average nun than 30 square milm of fac* <hirta( hi> average Ufetime. Military Leaders, Civilian Experts, Inspect Oak Ridcne OAK mnOK. •l-enn., June 25.— lUl'i- l-'ourlcen to|i military lenders ntul civilian weapons spi'dallsls boiiiui n lour yesterday of the vast atomic lulKirutoiics here. One- group Includes Ihe 11 members and start ot the Military l.lal- son Committee, which will spend two days here. Its visit coincided with UK; arrival of den, Joseph T. MfNnrm-y, commanding general of In Newport, linlph Pulton, ficncrul chairman of the Jnyccc licuuty pageant ncllvitlfis announced loilny. Mr. Patton staled tlml persons Wishing reservations should' contact. about 20 Blytlievillc beauty boosters 'him. 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