The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 7, 1952 · Page 3
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MOTTOAY, APRIL 1, 1952 BLI'l'HEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS RampagingFlood Turns Out 1,500 From Homes South Dakota Hit Hard by Swelling Waters of West SIOUX FALLS, S. D. «V-More than 1,500 persons were homeless today as rampaging rivers flooded sections of Bismarck. N. D.. and Sioux Falls. Hardest hit was Sioux Falls, where the Big stoux River burst Ms banks to engulf Ihe airport and an adjoining housing project, driving out 300 families. Bismarck reported 250 homes flooded when the Missouri River hit a 25.8 foot level—6.8 feet over ilood stage. The stream was receding slightly early today as the crest moved on downstream. It was expected to reach Pierre. S. D., within the next three days. In Montana, sandbag crews hat- Crews Battle Milk River tied the swelling Milk River which, according to Army Engineers' estimates, has flooded at least 125.000 acres of farmlands. The river was out of its banks from Glacier National Park to the Missouri River. It has caused damage estimated to run into millions of dollars. More than three feet of water was standing in flooded homes in the southwestern section o( Bismarck. Lowlands between Eis| niarck and Mandan were flooded but a Ir-vee was keeping the roaring waters out of the latter city, eight miles west of the North Da- kola capital. Traffic on Highway 10 between the two cities was closed and the Northern Pacific i Railroad's main line was cut by the flood. Waterworks Well Bagged At Sioux Falls, workers concentrated on sandbagging the city's waterworks and well field, near the flooded airport section. Residents of the nearby Braley addition have been alerted to evacuate more Uian 100 additional homes if the waters - continue to rise. City Commissioners Bert Yaeger and • John Browning said the flood is' worse than last year when the Big Sioux did more than a million dollars damage. PAGI THRE1 Senate to Consider McClellan Bill for Check on U.S. Spending By JOE HALt WASHINGTON m—The Senate today takes up a bill designed to give Congress a more effective check on federal spending. The measure, sponsored by Sen. McClellan <D-Ark), has strong support in both major parties and is expected to win approval easily. The bill would set up an 18- member joint congressional committee on the budget and give it a staff similar to the highly trained technical group which now works (or the Senate and House tax-writing committees. On the Joint commlUec would be five members each from the Senate and House Appropriations Committees, and four eacn from the Government Operations Committees. Sponsors of the bill contend tile Appropriations Committees do not now have the time or the staff to check on the tremendous federal budgets being sent to Congress. These are running eight to 10 times Ihe size of pre-World War II budgets. The Senate Government Operations Committee, headed by Me- Clellan, Mid: • "The result Is that many millions of dollars have been appropriated in excess of the actual requirements and needs to properly carry on the functions of the federal government. 1 "Thaw excesses have made worse the Inrge recurring deficits which must be passed on In the form of new taxes to the already overburdened taxpayers, and unless stopped may eventually lead to national bankruptcy." The staff of the Joint committee on the budget would have Hie duty of checking details of nil federal operations to give the Appropriations Committees data on each budget item. It also would be; assigned to: 1. Btudy prMp«etiv« Ux revenues I so that "a well-considered llscal program may be devised to hold expenditures to the minimum." 2. Make recommendations to the proper congressional committees "so that they may eliminate wasteful practices and correct deviations from programs authorized by Ihe Congress." 3. Recommend cutbacks tn government programs "when tn "the public interest." 4. Put a prlce-Ug on all spending program authorized by Congress. McClellfin's committee also plans to offer a floor amendment which woud require the President to submit an aternative. balanced budget in years when his primary budget forecasts a deficit. Such a plan would apply In the present congressional session. Bus Strike Is Ended BIRMINGHAM, Ala. im — Birmingham Transit Company buses and streetcars rolled again today Rfter A four-day strike. Read Courier News Classified Ads. Navy Plane Hits 400-Foot Knoll LOS GATOs. Calif. M'y—A Navy Reserve transport plane, groping through rain and fog in the Santa Cruz mountain area, smashed Into a 400-foot knoll last night. Three bodies had been removed frcm the tangled wreckage. Navy officials at Moffet Nival Air Station said posMbly a fourth wae In the Mattered debris ol the R4D, similar to a civilian DC-3. Names ot the dead vere vrkhheld. IN THE CHANCERY COURT, CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS Tom Knight, Ptf. vs No. 12,002 | ^ Pearlene Travis Knight, Eft. f WARNING ORDER The Defendant, Pearlene Travis ' Knight, Is hereby warned to appear In the Chancery Court for the • Chlckasawba District, Mississippi County, Arkansas, within- thirty (30) days, to answer the complaint of Tom Knight, filed In said court: otherwise the allegations thereof will be taken as confessed. : Dated this 15 day ol March, 1952 Harvey Morris. Clerk : By Anita Sykes. D. C. James M. Gardner, atty for ptf. Wm. E. Rader, Jr., atty ad litem. Read Courier News Classllied Ads by Felix Carney The crystal ball gazers have been predicting for a long time that the big new television giant would gobble up most every other kind of entertainment ... as well as the leading stars. And now it looks as though the time has come . . . and that the days of stars on radio are numbered. 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