The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 15, 1955 · Page 11
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TWJBLV1 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) GOURIEK NEWS TUESDAY, FEBRUARY IB, 198S House Approval ofD-Y Funds Seen by Norrell By GORDON BROWN WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the first tests of congressional sentiment on the proposed Dixon-Yates power plant at West Memphis, Ark., will come on a House Vote on an appropriation bill. Most likely it will be on an ef fort to add 6'/ 2 million dollars t the bill to finance construction o a power line from Memphis to the middle of the Mississippi River tc connect with a line from the pro posed Dixon-Yates plant. Rep. W. F. Non-ell (D-Ark), who supports the West Memphis power plant proposal, believes then Is a good chance the House wil approve the item. Norrell rather expects the Houst Appropriations Committee, o which he is a member, to omi from the appropriation bill for th( Tennessee Valley Authority anj money for the power line. He bases this opinion on th belief that the subcommittee hand ling the TVA appropriation bill i overwhelmingly opposed to th Dixon-Yates proposal. Norrell is not a member of this subcommit- Guard Admits Store Thefts PHILADELPHIA (ff) — A guard employed by a private protective agency has admitted that in the course of a year he looted stores in his care more than 100 times. Police yesterday quoted the ex- guard, 26-year-old Frederick A. Sherwood Jr. of nearby Cormvell Heights as saying he burglarized 19 business places. Detectives recovered a $5.000 mountain of merchandise and Sherwood was held on larceny charges. New Jersey elects its governor for a term of three years, all other states for two or four years. W. W. Campbell, Forrest City, Ark., banker painted a rather gloomy picture of conditions in St. Francis county when he appeared before the House Agriculture Sub- '•ommittee on cotton. Unless the county's cotton allot- lent is increased, he said, some 1,600 farm laborers will be thrown out of work. He said that about 4,800 people will be moving from the country to the cities seeking sustinence. Cotton, he said, has been his county's only cash crop in recent years. "Because of the drought," he said, "we have been unable to di- •\r " HELLO, STEW PIDD!—The gent above is Stew Pidd, chief character in a,series of safety cartoons in Wireco Life, em- ploye publication of Americar Steel & Wire Division of U. S Steel. He has just been brough to "life" by Arthur J. Beiler. Wireco editor, and brought tc Cleveland, Ohio. Stew Pidc was constructed in the Duluth •works. Wired with a speaker jn his chest and given voice by a tape recorder, he give eight-minute safety talks. yowcan $129.95 to §189.95. Easy terms. Liberal trade-in. Come in today. Adorns Appliance Co. Inc. tee. , If the bill clears the full com mittee without the power line money, a floor fight is certain to follow. Last year the House supported the Dixon-Yates proposal by a confortable margin. Norrell says that the Republican bloc still will vote almost solidly for the plant and will be joined by many Democrats. The proposal stiil would have to clear a hostile Senate subcommittee and probably a floor fight In the Senate. Norrell, Sen. J, W. Fulbright (D- Ark) and other Arkansas members of Congress believe that either private industry should be allowed to take a hand and halt further expansion of the TVA or the entire power industry should be nationalized. Norrell said he doesn't see why taxpayers of the entire country should continue paying for low- cost power for a few special areas, such as the Tennessee Valley. , rsify." ve Mrs. A. C. Remrnell of Little Rock, mother of Mayor Pratt Remmell, was one of 20 Republican women leaders of the country who breakfasted .recently with President Eisenhower. While at the White House she told the President what had happened to a straw hat which he save away in Little Rock in the 1952 campaign. A woman asked ;he President for the hat and got .t. The bat, Mrs. Remmeli said, was placed in a glass case as a souvenir and today is displayed on the mantel of the woman's home. ARKANSAS' HIGHWAY COMMISSION — Pictured at their first 1955 session this month is Arkansas' Highway Commission. J. H. Crain of Wilson (standing, center) is new member to the Commission. Seated from left to right are Raymond Orr, past chairman of the group; C. S. Lynch, new chairman; and Miss Willie Lawson. Standing, left to right, Herbert Eldridge, director of Highways, Mr. Crain and Glenn Wallace. Manila senior class has selectee "The Big Surprise" as their class play. Members of the cast are Martha Ellis, Mavis Shelton, Roxie Smith, Linda Edwards, Norita Davis, Inel da Tipton, Raymond Mullican, Noel , James Harris, Clifford Hicks, and Harold Gordon. Miss Thelma Fowler, class sponsor, will direct. Mrs. Francys Faulkner, faculty sponsor for the Lion's Echo, the Manila High School yearbook, en- ,ertained members of the staff with supper at her home Saturday ight. The staff includes Martha Sue Ellis, editor; Melba Cornish, assistant editor; Ruth Patton, art editor; Kenny Isaacs and Margaret rlart, business managers; Wanda Me Williams, copy editor; Betty Hampton and Garry Jolliff, pho- :ographers. The last copy was mailed this week and the 1955 publication is due to be delivered in May. Read Courier News Classified Ads. WOMAN SCORNED . They say there's no greater fury but have you ever seen ;i man who meant to insure — a day loo talc? Don'l let it happen to you . . . set insurance protection now against fire, accident, illness, call Raymond Zachry Agency. RAYMOND ZACHRY 118 N. 2nd. 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The Army has been doing most of the cofiee roasting and grinding Penguins Seen In Panama PANAMA (>P) — A correspondent r,- of the newspaper Estrella Panama today was that sighted colony of Monday, reported penguins swimming close to snore off the banana port- of Armuelles. The report said children captured one of the- antarctic birds and that it did- for all the services, and a Penta-l n . t seem bothered by the tropical gon spokesman said yesterday it climate, probably will keep on buying green coffee beans, contracting with private industry and grinding. to do the roasting A statue of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is in Grosvenor Square, London, England. Po//ce Quiz Negro In Hatchet Beating of Young White Girl CLOVIS, N.M. Wl—Officers continued questioning a 23-year-old Negro today In the hatchet beating Sunday night of a 14-year-old white girl left alone at. home . Little Janice Wells, meanwhile, was still in serious condition at a hospital with gashes on her head and throat and a sore mouth where her assailant struck her with his fist, knocking out a tooth. Police Chief Ollle bamron said he was "very uncertain" whether the man being questioned would be held for long. No charges were filed, but he was held in the Curry County Jail. Desk Sgt. Leroy Carson got a frantic phone call from Janice at 9:57 Sunday night. He said, "I heard an excited voice say 'a man is trying to break in my door. asked, 'Where's it'at?' She gave me her address and then her name and then dropped the receiver. 'I could hear the door breaking open and the girl screaming. I had the police radio mike on, and the squad cars could hear her screaming. I couldn't make out any words." Two police cars arrived at Janice's home within 1V4 minutes, Damron said. Deputy Sheriff Val Baumgart said Janice had phoned a neighbor for help as the assailant prowled around the house, but the neighbor wasn't home. Then she phoned police. Baumgart said the youngster was struck once with the flat of the hatchet on the side of the head and gashed with the edge across the forehead and throat. The deputy said the assailant apparently noticed the dangling telephone receiver in the living room and dragged Janice from the Paint Closeout Many Types and Colors i Price Hubbord Hardware house through the broken door and around back of the house. Damron said the attncker had fled by the time his mon got there and they found the bloody hatchet head next to the girl and the handle a short distance a\va\ Baumenrt said Janice told officers her assailant was a Negro. The deputy said there was no indication of sexual assault. The chipping squirrel or hackee always carries four nuts In the pouches of its jaws on each jour ney to its storehouse. 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