The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 10, 1952 · Page 9
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 1981 _ You Can Expect to Drive ' '- * Over More Toll Highways, Traffic Experts Believe By T** and mor* motorist* can expect to do their driving on toll rowto, a (rowing trend u the nation struggle* to unsnarl increasing traffic problems. ' Many traffic expert* reluctantly v« come around to the Idea that w» can't get new highways any other w»y. we'd better have toll roadi. ." Hlghwaj* with an admission price already are in operation in >iz states—Pennsylvania, Hew York, New Jersey, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Maine. A seventh, Oklahoma, has a' toll road under construction. Three others—Indiana, Ohio and West Virginia — have passed the neceMory legislation although exact routing has not been completed In all. Five others — California. Georgia, Florida, Maryland, and North Carolina — are looking into the possibility. Motorist Pays Heivlly The motorist already pays heavy taxes for road construction when he buy« gasoline and license plates. Why, he may well ask, should he pay an extra charge for new roads for which he was taxed in the first place? / The answer Un't staple. True, this country has the greatest system of highways, roads and streets (about 3« billion miles in the world). But America also owns -_and uses 7« per cent of the world's ^passenger cars and 51 per cent of the trucks and buses. Before long, according to Industry estimates, there will be 50 million vehicles on the roads. Hoxda Built In 20'» , Most of the U. S. road system was built in the early 29s when there were only 9 or 10 million vehicles registered. After 1930, road construction dropped off sharply and never picked up. • •Last year, the nation spent $4,SOO.,000,000 on roads. But authorities believe than an adequate new road program will cost between J5.7DO,- 000,000 and $7,000,000,000 annually for the next 15 to 20 years. Toll roads were used in this country as far back as the late 18th century but they were abandoned toward the close of the 19th century u long-haul traffic WSLS.' diverted from horses and wagons to the railroads. ; Ton Road Oppoted by AAA . •; In modern times, the toll road Idea has been opposed by the American Automobile Association, the Chamber of Commerce, the Highway Users Conference, the U. S. 'Bureau of Roads and other'organi- IgBtlonj. They've argued that toll •Heeds are undemocratic, that they involve a double tax, that they are costly to maintain. More recently, however, there has RHODE SOUTH DELAWARE ISLAND DAKOTA Dcofh, -er 10,000 Vehicles Lost fear m Cities ot 1,000,000 or More 1O5 DETROIT PHILA- ANGELES DELfHIA C.ties o( 200,<K» : 'orVMo#- With Biggest Dccreoso'in Troll.c-D'eotti? -50% -38% -34% AKRON, O. JACKSON- MEMPHIS, i VILLE, FLA. , TEHN. Traffic deaths during first 11 months of 1951 numbered 33,760 and topped 1950's toll for same period by seven per cent, according to the National Safety Council. Yet several states and cities reported decreases. Best safety records are shown above. been some shift in the expert opinion. The AAA now concedes there are some instances where toll roads are justified. A survey by the Brooking ' Institution concluded that while the toll road is still wrong in principle it must be considered in .the absence of other highway financing methods, .especially since many states already have reached their debt limits. Another study, by the Bureau of Public Administration at the University of California, found that the major toll projects are "financially sound ventures, particularly over a long term. The Pennsylvania turnpike' is the only project which 1 'has been in operation long enough to be classified a proven success. Other roads, however, indicate a present or probable future ability to accomplish self-liquidation." JBLzTHBVlLLB. (ARK.V COURIER NEWS Probe of Boy's ChainingPlanned Cor Salesman It Accustd of Kidnaping . In Salt Lake City SALT LAKE CITY (AP)-Mayor Karl Qlade has promised a "searching" Investigation Into police activities during the 19 days that a young, pudgy-cheeked used car talesman held a teen-age boy in brutal captivity. The salesman, John D. Bllleft 24, nabbed Monday on a bank robbery charge, Is accused of kidnap- i ing U-year-old Richard Ricky Hendrlcksen. To B« Arraigned He was to be arraigned In city Court yesterday. The double-chinned chain smoker also Is charged with (he $21,000 holdup of a Salt Lake City branch bank. The bank was robbed Monday and young Hendrlcksen released yesterday. Boy Chalnra (o Rtd Hendricksen wns held captive, • much of the lime chained to a bed, while a search for him spread over the nation. "The house wns less than a block from a large church and «as located near a busy Intersection," Glatlc declared. "The man had to enter and leave the house at least once a day, BO surely someone could have followed him there." WARNING ORDER In the Chancery Court. Chlckn- sawha District, Mississippi County, Arkansas. Johnny Miller. Ptf. vs. No. 11937 Ella Oean Miller, Dft. The defendant, Ella Gean Miller, Is hereby warned to appear within thirty rtays in the court named In the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Johnny Miller. Dated this 4th day of January, 1952. Harvey Morris, Clerk By Anita Sykes, D. C. C- P. Cooper, attorney Jor ptf. Ed B. Cook, attorney ad litem. ':'•' ' 1110-17-24-31 W'MINING ORDER In the Chancery Court. Chlcka. sawba District, Mississippi County, Arkansas. Joe D. Martin and Anna C. Martin, Ptf. vs. No. 11948 Charles Wampler. Dft. , The defendant, Charles Wampler, Is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named In the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiffs, Joe D M-rttn and Anna C. Martin. . Dated this 8th day of Janimrv, 1952. . .. ,4 . Harvey Morris, Clerk By Anita" Sykes.. D. C. C. F. Cooper, attorney for ptf. Gene Bradley, attorney ad lilem lfiO-17-24-31 Read courier News Classified Ads Sears BIGGEST Midwinter Sale LMMUCI4 VALUES.... at SMASHING SAVINGS SHEETS! $192 HARMONY HOUSE GOOD MUSLIN WIRE $2.49 'SAVE $3.42 »htn you buy 6 Good Quality Sftxttl Yei, (or !hl, toll only, you con tov. $3.42 „, 4 er SI.02 If you buy joi! two. And thl, Ii ro | „ , pK ' io ', purchai«...nol an vrAnow, brond... if, Ar».,|ca't •wort populor rt.el, Star, own Harmony Hout. Goo<l Quotity 5k«,l. Strops, tturiy, IK,, w. or r na . 134 inreodi per ,q u nr. [nth oft., wa.Mng. H.m.n,. b«r,i<jr.,ndiF«b. 29...w com. !,today.. , V j M your ihseh now and SAVE ol SEASSI • . 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