The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 24, 1953 · Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1053 Rl.VTHEVTU.E 'APR.) COURIER NEWS PAGE NIN1 McClellan Gets Table Rock Restored By GORDON DROWN WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Appropriations Committee today approved a 8'/> million dollar appropriation for Table Hock reservoir near the Arkansas-Missouri border for the year starting July 1. This approval, on recommenda- !• lion of a subcommittee of which Sen. McClelland (D-Ark) is a member, came after the House, last month declined to allow any funds for the big multiple-purpose dam on the White River. McClellan told a reporter the 3! 2 million plus an unexpended balance o[ I'i million from last year's Appropriation would give Army Engineers a total of five million dolt lars for use in the corning year. ^his was the minimum amount the engineers told McCellan they would have to get to keep the Pi'ojeet going forward. The committee also approved funds for several other Arkansas projects. These Include $5,225,000 for Blakely Mountain reservoir, two million dollars to complete Bull Shoals dam, and $4,560,000 for bank stabilization on the Arkansas River in Arkansas and Oklahoma. The House sllowea $5,500.000 for Blakely Mountain, two, million for million for Bull Shoals and two the Arkansas River. What the Senate committee did generally, McClellan explained, was to cut about five per cent from Eisenhower budget requests for flood control and navigation. The President had recommended $4,800,000 for the Arkansas River, $4,500.000 for Blakely Mountain reservoir and two million for Bull Shoals. There was no presidential provision for Table Rock. McClellan was able to persuade the committee to nctd S3,500,000 for Table Rock and $2,500.000 [or the Arkansas River while reducing Blakely Mountain by $225,000. He said he was able to hold the two that will about finish this project. This is the second straight year that McClellan has been able to get funds for Table Rock added in me senate bill. Last year, after the House turned down the project, the Senate added funds and in conference an appropriation of three million dollars finally was agreed on to start the project. This year former President Truman recommended $10,800,000 for for Table Rock but the Eisenhower budget eliminated the item. Back To Committee Should the Senate accept its committee recommendation, question of Table Rock again be threshed out by a House-Senate conference committee. McClellan not be a member of the committee. Although McClellan obtained from Army Engineers a break' down of where the additional $2.800,000 would bo spent, he said the Senate committee decided to recommend it be left to engineers to use on an emergency basis. In other words, he said, two million — less five per cent — would be earmarked under the Senate bill while $2.800.000— also less five per cent — would not. The Senate committee's approval in this manner of the president's full request— less five per cent- gives the $4,560,000 figure for bank stabilization. McClellan said the Senate action on planning funds might provide some planning money next year for De Gray's reservoir on the Caddo River in Southern Arkansas. Arkansas also will receive some funds under the appropriation for flood control on the lower Mississippi River and tributaries.The House allowed $52,540,000 for the project. Arkansas projects approved, subject to a five per cent reduction, include: St. Francis Basin $2,500,000. White River backwater levees The House allowed only two $550,000, North bank Arkansas million dollars for the Arkansas | R^ver $460,000. $2,800,000 Eisenhowei asked was not earmarked for a was lumped as an emergency fund. I. ny project but ' [LUXORA NEWS I Bj MRS. G. C. DRIVER Bridge Clubs Meet Mrs. Elizabeth Silliman was hostess to her two-table bridge club Wednesday afternoon at' the home of her daughter, Mrs. R. D. Mears, in Osceola. Prize winners at the dessert affair were Mrs. T. L. Stanford and Mrs. Tom Callis. Mrs. Mears and Mrs. Jesse Bro*n played as euests. Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Castllo we dinner hosts to their three table club at their country home Saturday night. Mrs. C. E. Keplinger of Memphis was.a guest for the affair. Prize winners in the games following were . C. Ingram and Mrs. Castlio. Holds Monthly Social Mr. and Mrs. G. A, George, Mr. I and Mrs. Harold Permenter, and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Permenter. Jr., were hosts to the Luxora Dancing Club at its monthly dance social i held in the Hotel Noble at Blytheville Friday night. Twelve guests from Bassett, Luxora, and Memphis were present. A buffet supper was served at intermission. Personals Mr. and Mrs. G. A. McLendon recently returned from Columbia. Mo., where they attended graduation exercises at the University of Missouri. Their son, George, was a member of the graduating class, also receiving a Naval Reserve commission at the ceremonies. Upon the party's return the McLendons entertained with a dinner party at their Victoria home, honoring their son, a j daughter, Jane, of Washington, and their other daughter, Mrs. Floyd j Ashe, who, with her family, left! last week for their new home in! Virginia. Other guests present were Mr. and Mrs. Richard Simmons of New York, who were enroute to Pensacola, Florida. Ensign McLendon accompanied the Simmons on -their departure, to enter Naval flight training. Lt. Thomas L. Stanford is spending a short leave here with his parents, leaving this week for Ft. Banning, Ga., where he will attend a 10-week officer training course Tommy Callis left last week for St. Louis where he will be employed for the summer months, after spending, two weeks here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Cailis. Miss Mary Ann Bourland of Washington, D. C., was a recent visitor here with her mother, Mrs. W. A. Carter, and family. Miss Judy Biddy of Forrest City and Mrs. L. M. Prazier of Parking were houseguests of Mrs. Raymond Pate last week. Mrs. C."E. Keplinger of Memphis was the weekend guest of Mr- and Mrs. I. M. Castlio. Mrs. Gus Frazier and children of West Memphis visited her mother, Mrs. J. W. Lynch, and sister. Mrs. Tom Callis, for several days last week. George tanford leaves this week for Little Rock and Induction into the armed services. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. T. L. tanford. Mrs. W. ;. Wunderlicli and Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Heflin, Jr.. of Memphis were unday houseguests of Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Cooke, Sr. Mrs. H. C. Davidson ol Greenville, Miss, was the weekend guest of her mother. Mrs. R. J. Gillespie. Mrs. E. J. Mikulencak and Mrs. Julia Owen motored to New Orleans last -week, where Mrs. Mikulencak delivered her car to the post of em- Germanium from Coal TOKYO M>) — The, Tokyo Cos. Qas Co. expects to extract 200 to 300 kilograms of Germanium — a rare metal important for making electronic Instrument —s from the one million Ions of coal it will consume this year. The newspaper JIJi Slumpo said the company recently perfected a patented process for cx- tractinc the metal from coal as R by-product. ' barkation for overseas shipment. Mrs. Ora Hill of Raleigh.' Tcnn.. ' returned to her home over the i weekend after a visit of several , weeks here with Mrs. F. M. Bonds ! Mrs. Maxine McHaney of Mem- ; phis was the weekend guest of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Brown, and son. Tommy. Mr. and Mrs. Elmo Campbell of t. Louis are the houseguests of Mrs. H. W. Spann and Miss Florence Rush. I Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wright of Covington, Tenn. were weekend: housesuests of the Rev. and Mrs.! J. E. 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