The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 12, 1951 · Page 7
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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1681 BLKTHEVILt/E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEH Arkansas News Briefs— Navy May Let Million-Dollar Contracts at Ordnance Plant By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS : WASHINGTON—Contracts for several million dollars of con- itruction work at the Shvimaker, Ark., naval ordnance depot, near Camden, may be let by next March 14. In letter* to Senators Pulbrlght and McClellan, naval authorities did not estimate amount of the contracts, but said $25,612,600 had been' »'uthoriz«d for the work they plan. Specifications for the Jlrst contract will be available Jan. 15 and bid date Ls Jan. 25, the letters said. Rail Company Files tor Incorporation LITTLE ROCK—Articles of incorporation were filed yesterday by the Cotton Plant-Fargo Railway Company, which plans to purchase and operate six miles of the old Helena and Northwestern Railroad track between Cotton Plant, and Fargo, Ark. The incorporators were listed as David D. Bush, Richard Cole, Ben C. White, Joe D. McGregor anil Sol Nathan, all of Cotton Plant, »nd S. R. Nichols of Des Arc, Ark. PSC to Hold Power Officials .Conference LITTLE ROCK—The Arkansas Public Service Commission Is calling In power officials for a conference on integration of electric generating facilities in the slate. Contracts between private power companies and the southwest power administration and additional industrial development also will be discussed at the meeting here Dec. 28. Officials of private power companies. Rural Electric Cooperatives, municipal power companies and SPA liave been Invited. Answer filed in Aged Home Condemnation Suit LITTLE ROCK—Mrs. Elizabeth Hocott Beaumont, owner of the Hocott Memorial Home here, filed an answer to a condemnation suit here yesterday. The suit will be heard Jan. 28 in Pulaski County Chancery Court w»s filed by prosecutor Tom Downle following the state board of ' health's revocation of Mrs. Beaumont's permit to operate a home for the aged. The owner, acting as her own attorney, said the facilities were not overcrowded, unsanitary or hazardous as charged in the suit. Broiler 'Bank 1 Is Established CHICAGO, Dec. IS. (/P>— Artan' «s farm co-ops have established a "bank" to finance broiler production, an official of the Arkansas • Farmers Association announced at ,the American Farm Bureau Fed•' (ration meeting here yesterday. Short-term loans totaling about 13 million were made by the Ar* fcarui&s Farmers Finance Company ,' In Bentonville, Ark., last year, Gilbert- M. Mease! es, manager of AFA procurement and sales, said. About S3 million was loaned during the fiscal year ended June 1 30, : 1061 by a similar institution Payettevllle, Ark., set up by co-ops ^j- for Washington County farmers, he Hfj added. H*ad Courier News Classified Ads Prudence Island Is Jalopy Heaven PROVIDENCE, R. I. 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Edward P. Am ;of Kansas and Gov. Sid McMath of Arkansas said effective regulatory laws by :he states are the surest way to jrevent what they described as fn- lerference by the federal government. McMath's remarks came in an address welcoming more than 200 representatives from 23 states attending the 19S1 meeting of the Interstate Oil Compact Commission. The two-day convention opened yesterday with various panel discussions on technical problems facing the petroleum Industry and states in which oil Is a major product. McMath said: "It is the duty of the states to keep their laws, rules and regulations modern and up to date .so as to take advantage of the newest technological developments In oil and gas production and conservation." Oil Expert Says Storage Underground Impossible LITTLE ROCK, Dec. 12. (JPj— A petroleum expert says It virtually would be Impossible for companies to store natural gas underground for long periods of time as a speculation on future price increase. Max W. Ball, Washington, D.C., oil and gas consultant, told other experts of the petroleum industry that rumors about gas hoarding are "absurd." Ball appeared on a discussion program at yesterday's session of the 1951 annual meeting of the Interstate Oil Compact Commission here. 'Russia Awaits Inflation/ Says Senator Fulbright BATON ROUGE, La., Deo 12. W) —"Russia will not provoke fln all- out war in the foreseeable future" but may be waiting Sor Inflation to destroy the American capitalistic system, says Sen. Pulbrlght ID- Ark). Fulbright told a dinner club here last night Russia has enjoyed "tremendous success" with limiiec wars, receiving countries intacl with little or no cost to its own military. There is no reason to expect a drastic change In that policy, he said. 'resident of Joycees To Jour Arkansas LITTLE ROCK, Dee. 12..(«—toe Price, Jr., president of the United States Junior Chamber of Com- Read Courier News Classified Ads merce. 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