The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 24, 1952 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 24, 1952
Page 3
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THURSDAY, JANUARY M, BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER HEWS State Is Assured Of $34 Million Aluminum Plant Power Dispute Ends; Reynold! to. Build On Arkansas Site ROCK (AP) _ Settle- nenl of i dispute over supply of power ha* wsured Arkansas a 34- million dollar aluminum plant. Oo». McMath said yesterday that Refolds Metals Co.. has decided to go ahead with plans for constructing the plant in this stale even though the project would be cheaper In Texas. Term* of « contract for the Arkans*« Power and Light Co.. and the Southwestern Power Administration—an agency of th< Interior Department — to supply electrica energy to Reynolds were agreed upon at Washington yesterday. Chapman Expected to Slfii Secretary of Interior Chapman Is expected to sign the contract next week. C, Hamilton Moses, president o: A. P. dc Ii., who returned to Llttl* Rock last-night, said his company would be able to supply all powe: that it Is requested to furnish. This was an answer to a telegram he received from Gov, McMath writ asked Moses to make every effor to sign the contract with Reynolds There had been some controversj over the contract and Reynolds of ficials said that unless they cotili get the power they would have t seek another site for the propose plant, probably Texas. '•' McMath Made Charge Gov. McMath charged that I some other state were chosen as fh aite for the aluminum plant it wa because cheap power was not avail • ble In Arkansas. The governor suggested creatio of an Arkansas Power Authority— to put the state in the business o marketing electrical energy—shoul the plant not be located in thl state. A site for the Reynolds plant ha not been selected. Arkansas News Briefs— M'Math Wants People to Vote On Arkansas Racing Issue By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LITTLE ROCK—Gov. McMath wants the people to decide the race track issue in Arkansas. The Anti-Gambling League has said that, with the defeat o< Dixie Downs, Inc., at West Mempnls, it would continue to fight to outlaw all gambling and horse racing in Arkansas. The governor commented yesterday that the future ol racing in Arkansas is "up to the people." He personally fought against Dixie Downs. The only track in Arkansas is oaklawn at Hot Springs, McMath's home town. Two Hot Springs Officers Ordered Re-Instated HOT SPRINGS—Circuit Judge Floyd C, Huff jr.. has ordered the Hot Springs Civil Service Commission to re-insUite two officers, pending a final healing next Monday. The commission fired Lt. B. w. Howe and demoted Police Chief Dan Watklns to the rank of lieutenant Monday night. Watkins said he would resign rather than accept the demotion. Both Howe and Watkins, Tn mandamus action, contended they were not given proper notification of charges against them. Firemen, Policemen Get Pay Hike at Pine Bluff PINE BLUFF—The pfne Bluff city Council has approved a $10 a month pay increase, retroactive to Jan. 1, for firemen and policemen. Pay for the police force now ranges from $320 a month for the chief to 5230 for rookie patrolmen. • Injunction Lifted on Bauxite Ore Contract LITTLE ROCK—Pulaskl Chancellor Guy Williams has lifted » temporary injunction prohibiting the Arkansas Resources and development Commission from awarding a contract for mining bauxite ore at the State Confederate Home. However. Judge Willinms' order yesterday does not prohibit George E. Wimberly of Little Rock from taking legal action to prevent actual mining of the ore. PAGE THREB IT'S A PORTABLE—Dale Orcult of Athens, O., shows how easy it is to park the 500-pound "King Midget" auto which he and a partner are turning out to sell tor S500. You iust pick up the Midget and lift it into or out of a light spot. The car is eight and one-half feet long and four feet wide anti can travel ai 40 mph, according to its makers. Young Arabian Farmer Begins Education at Arkansas State AHD Work Restrained LITTLE ROCK Wi~Thc Arkansas Highway Department temporarily has been restrained from issuing a work order on a half-million dollar road building project In Grant, and Saline counties. Clayton to Seek Office Again LITTLE ROCK I/Pi—Stale Treasurer J. Vance Clayton has lllcd a corrupt practices pledge M * candidate for renomlnatlon In thl« year's Democratic primaries, He Ls the first, to file for a slat* office this year. Read Courier News classified Adi. JONESBORO, Ark. l/Pj — The young Arabian farmer has started his education at Arkansas State College—using futlcis supplied him by Uie Jonesboro Hotary Club. Shukri Mohammed EI-Ka'.iij, 20, Judge's Hearing Reques Turned Down by Huff HOT SPRINGS If] — Circa Judge C. Floyd Huff Jr. turne - down Fred D. Johnson's request fo another hearing on his lawsuit to be reinstated as Hot Springs municipal Judge. Huff ruled yesterday that he 'would not reconsider last week's ' decision, in which he said that - Lloyd Darnell had been elected mu- - /nicipal judge and was entUled to .hold'that office. " • Mother May See Quads Saturday for First Time MURFREESBORO—Mrs. Leonard Ponder may get to see her four new babies Saturday for the first time since they were born Jan. 14. She was allowed to get up for a few minutes when her husband and Dr. M. -p. Duncan arrived here from New York and Washington yesterday. Mrs. Ponder said she hopes to be strong enough by Saturday to visit the Nashville hospital, where the quads, still unnamed, are in incubators. Read Courier Newi Classified Ads. Alcoholic Control Board to Hear Petition IJTTLE ROCK—The Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control Board met today to hear a petition signed by Pine Bluff. Ark., resident* asking the board to revoke a retail liquor permit issued to John R. Diamond Dec. 31. William Arch Parker of Hot Springs was to appear before the board to show why his retail beer permit should not be revoked. " . Parker has been charged with being intoxicated while operating the 403 Club in Hot Springs. * Circuit Judge To Decide Feb. 1 on Election Issue FAYETTEV1LLE. Ark. M>) — Circuit Judge Maupin Cummings is to decide Feb. 1 which of two candidates was elected mayor of Fayetteville In the Nov. 6 municipal general election. Judge Cummings set that date for a verdict yesterday after testimony was completed in the election contest between Mayor Powell Rhea and .' former Washington county Sheriff Arthur B. Davidson. The litigation stemmed from Davidson's apparent victory over Rhea, who was seeking re-election. Rhca, the Democratic nominee for the post, was the only candidate listed on the ballot. Davidson's name WHS written in by supporters in a last minute rush to the polls. The question was raised yesterday whether Rhea was the legal Democratic nominee. Arkansas Episcopalians To End Convention LITTLE ROCK OFi _ Arkansas Episcopalians prepared to wind up their 80th diocesan convention to day Deputies to the general convention at Boston in September were ito be elected at a business session this morning. Adjournment was to follow a luncheon meeting. who sold his farm In Israel for HOn to get a "free" education in, Arkansas rpnistered at Arkansas' State yesterday. [ lie boiight passage to the Uniterl ] States -A Uh the farm sale futuis afiei receivings letter from the Arkansas school, describing campus life as "full, free arid friendly". He arrived I" Arkannts \\lth 510. He has received $300 from the Rotary club lir>ro. and money am! letters from Illinois, Alabama and Arkansas. At Arkansas Slate, department! officials said last night there Is a possibility that he could qualify! for a scholarship, sponsored by private organizations, to complete his studies In this country. The officials raid the student would have :o apply to the American Embassy at Tel Aviv, either in person or by mail to qualify for one of the 2,000 scholarships which the U. S. Government finances through the educational exchange program. 10-Word Telegram Thing of Post For Arkansas LITTLE ROCK IJPt— The 10-TOrd telegram is a thln e of the past in Arkansas. The Arkansas Public Service Corn- mission yesterday granted Western Union nn increase In Intrastat* rates. The change includes basing the minimum charge on 15 words instead of 10. The new rales will coincide with those approved recently by the Interstate Commerce Commission. Eight Arkansas newspapers had opposed the Increase on the ground that it would cost them about $4,800 a year. r 406 W. Main ^ Phone 4591 A Brand New . Rivers . JLL. 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