The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 14, 1955 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 14, 1955
Page 12
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,TH BLYTHEVILLE .(ARK.)' COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JANUARY, 14, 1955 Restrictions May Stall Housing Plan Administration Seeks Quick Alterations WASHINGTON (AP) — Chairman- Spence (D-Ky) of the House Banking Committee said today restrictions imposed by Congress last year are threatening to limit to 1,000 units the government's 35,000-unit low-rent public housing program for the year. Administration housing officials, it was reported, have called a closed-door conference late today with leaders of both parties on th« Senate and House banking committees to seek quick removal of the restrictions. President Eisenhower asked Congress last year to authorize 35,000 new units each year for four years under the program, which calls for the federal government to assist local government authorities in providing housing for rent to low-income groups. After a series of bitter battles, Congress approved only 35,000 new units, to be contracted for by next June 90. In addition, construction could go ahead on about 31,000 units already contracted for under previous laws. Only Two Speoce said he has been advised that only two communities have qualified since July l for public housing under the restrictions in the new law. He said 42 units actually have been .approved for Somerville, Mass. Clarksville, Tenn., ateo has qualified and is anpeeted to get 100 units, although final action has not been taken, be said. Other sources said New Orleans and Chicago are about ready to qualify. ' Spence said apparently "very few" communities can meet requirements set out in the n«w law. The restrictions require that new pufaHc housing contracts be authorized only in communities where officials certify the units are needed for persons displaced by government slum clearance projects. Spence said most big cities already had taken steps toward alum clearance projects months or years ago. To qualify for these steps, he said, they had to have a workable plan for housing persons displaced by their slum clearance. So these officials hardly can certify now that new public housing Is needed for the same persons, he said. No Snow for the Queen AMHEBST, Mass, f^j—Miss Ter- jy Taupier, 10, of HiJyoke, was chosen snow queen of the University of Massachusetts Winter Carnival yesterday—and then the snov.- queen and her attendants went on a hay ride. No snow. Oldest Olives Oldest living olive trees in California are at the San Diego mission. The cuttings were brought from an old monastery orchard near Mexico City and planted nt the mission in 1794, LittleRoniMarieWins'DiaperDerby' By RAT KOHN i NEW YORK IB — Little Greek- born Rent Marie should be a happy child today. She has two adoring foster parents, a lie* tooth and all the diapers she'll ever need. The pert, n-month-old foundling arrived in this country yesterday with her new dad. Navy Lt. Norman (Moose) Donahoe, after a delayed flight from Aiheas. After landing at the Patuxent, Md., naval base, the pair went to Washington by car and arrived here by train last night to meet the little girl's new mother Helen. The meeting in Pennsylvania Station was emotional. Mrs. Donahoe, speechless at first could only cry for joy. Her 28- year-old husband shed a few tears himself. Ron; Marie let out a yowl and extended her arms to Papa Donahoe. With an understanding born or experience. Donahoe whisked Roni Marie onto a counter in the stationmaster's office, whipped out a fresh diaper from a briefcase, and made a quick change. Rom Marie stopped crying and flashed her first smile at her new mom. Wiping her eyes, Mrs. Donahoe hugged Roni Marie and kept repeating, "I love you, I love you, I love you." Roni Marie gurgled appreciate- ly. "Look," said Mrs. Donahoe, she's getting a new tooth." "She's teething," Donahoe replied, "but she's been a wonderful, wonderful baby." "No temper?" he was asked. "Oh, yes, she has a temper— just like her mother." said the lieutenant, winking at his wife, who Is of Greek parentage. The Donahoes, married five years, never had any children. They decided to adopt a Creek child after finding they could do so without the long wait necessary in this country. Donahoe flew to Greece a month agp. After several days here, the family will drive to Houston, Tex., where the grandparents on both sides live. Donahoe is an instructor at Corpus Christl (Tex.) Naval Air Station. Firemen Hit 3 for 3 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (ff) — The Fire Department rescue squad today holds a perfect record on calls from Mrs. Avis Camera—three calif, three babies, three girls in three jears. The latest call was yesterday. Reds Celebrate Again MOSCOW (/Pi—Russians celebrated New Year's Eve all over again last night. This time they set the holiday by the prerevolutionary calendar, which ran two weeks behinc! the Western calendar now In use. NEW PACKARD — This new Packard Patrician Is an «x- ample of the company's 1955 models which go on display Monday at Chamblin Motor Co., here. The Patrician is powered by a new 260-horsepower V-8 engine and is suspended on long torsion bars, the coil and leaf springs having been eliminated. Most of the 'sugar produced In the United States comes from sugar beets. Keep cut flowen fruh by adding a lump ol sugar or camphor to the water. The oubtt, the length of' a man's iorearm, Is one of the earliest forma .of measurement. Mount Everest, 29,003-foot pinnacle, stands on the border of N*> pal and Tibet; . , ",'i Tumulty Makes President's Ball After All JERSEY CITY. N.J. (/Pi— Rep T. James Tumulty D-NJ will 3e able to go to the President's annual congressional ball tonight after alt The 320-pound congressman had feared he'd have to miss it after tailors in Washington told him there wasn't a ready-made size 55- stout full-dress suit in the country. And that was his size. In desperation, Tumulty called his tailor Louis Liberatore her?. "I've got a surprise for you," Liberatore said. Tumulty returned here to find a size 56 suit all set for him. Liberatore said he had figured after Tumulty was elected he'd be banqueting and outgrow the size 52 he used to wear. So the tailor was prepared. The United States government was out of debt from 1835 to 1836, during President Jackson's second term. Anyway, Slogan Is Good PAWTUCKET, R.I. tff)-^The sign carried the slogan: "In driving as in baseball, the important thing is to reach home safely." The sign was on a truck involved in a collision with an automobile yesterday near the Providence -ine. The truck was carrying the sign to display in a safe driving exhibit at a Pawtucket bank. Washington's Adoptions George Washington adopted ftwo children: Nelly and George Washington Parke Custis. Their father. John Parke Custis, was a son of Martha Washington by her first marriage. All You Heed fa Child's Cough When colds, measles or flu leave your child with a croupy cough gci Crcomulsion quick because chronic bronchitis may develop. Creomulsron soothes raw Ihroal and chest membranes, loosens and helps expel germy phlegm, mildly relaxes systemic tension and aids miUire fight the cause of irritation. Get milder, tastier Crcomulsion for Children in the pink and blucpackageatyour drugcountcr. CREOMULSION FOR CHILDREN relieves Coughs, Chest Colds, Acute Brorrchftii Correction: PREMIUM CRACKERS Lb. Box Incorrectly Priced at 29c in Thursday's Paper Richardson's MEAD'S JANUARY CLEARANCE Is Now In Progress! * * Special! One Group Of Hart Schaffner & Marx Quality Suits MEN'S JACKETS Leathers—All Wools and Gabardines REG. 10.95 NOW $7.50 REG. 13.95 ...NOW $9.50 REG. 29.95 NOW $20.50 REG. 47.50 NOW $28.50 One Large Group FLORSHEIM SHOES In Broken Sizes REG. 19.50 to 20.95 NOW 13.50 REG. 21.95 NOW 14.50 REG. 24.95 NOW $16.50 * * Introducing BLYTHEVILLE'S NEWEST AND MOST MODERN SUB-DIVISION. Elmwood Gardens Main at Twenty-First Pictured above is one of the five homes now completed in Elmwood Gardens. Truly a 'dream house' for prospective home owners—nil brick, three bedrooms, tile bath, natural gas heal, and all the features of a really modern home. AND TO THE FIRST BUYER—A FREE -TELEVISION SET! OPEN HOUSE INSPECTION - Begins Sunday, Jan. 16 at 1:30 P.M. Thru. Sunday, Jan. 23. Door Prix** to be given away Saturday, Jan. 22 at 4 P.M. Winner need not be present. * * Now you can enjoy the satisfaction of home ownership in Blytheville's exclusive new sub-division— beautiful, shady EIMWOOD GARDENS. Away from heavy traffic and noise, yet close to schools, shopping districts, and the bus line. As it's restful name implies, Elmwood Gardens is a serene and shady locale. Modern in every way, Eimwood' Gardens has paved streets, sewers, and landscaping. Planned construction calls for 35 three bedroom brick homes with tiled baths and natural gas heat. At present 5 homes have been completed. A WASHING MACHINE WILL BE INSTALLED ABSOLUTELY FREE WITH THE NEXT CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT! -THESE HOMES MAY BE FINANCED THROUGH F. H. A. OR G. I. LOANS- DAVID REAL ESTATE AND INVESTMENT COMPANY 418 W. MAIN PH. 3-3633

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