The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 11, 1950 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 11, 1950
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Waterways Bill Debates Delaying Quick Action Seen After Handling of Oleo, FEPC Proposals WASHINGTON, Jan. II. (AP) — The Senate hasn't had ft chance in this session to start the ball rolling on the omnibus waterways bill; when it does some quick action can be expected. ' \ Backers of the bill In which Arkansas has a $212,380,000 slake had hoped to have .some action on the measure soon after Congress reconvened Jan. 3. These hopes were dashed, however, when the controversial oleo tax and FEfC bills bobbed up. Debates on the t\vo matters hns delayed all other action in the Senate Observers said yesterday congress probably will not take It up until next month. They hope to have it on the way to the White House by April 1. The bill, which authorizes various waterways project—it does not appropriate any funds—was passed by the House last summer. It was up before the Senate just before it adjourned in October, some amendments to the proposal have been »ppvoved by the Senate. Arkansas projects In the bill include: Increase in navigation portion ol Arkansas River development plan, 489,000,000 nine-toot channel for the Ouachita River in Arkansas and Louisiana, $36,050,000; St. Francis River flood control $20,000.000; Cache River flood control 510.000.000; flood protection at Cnlion, $430,000; flood control portion of Grand FrAirle-Bayou Meto irrigation-flood control plan, $6.000,000; White Hlvcr flood control. $35,000,000; and In flood control portion of Arkansas river plan, $15,- OOO.OOO. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 1950 - According to the Encyclopedia Americana, the first old age pension "plan In the U.S. or territories wns adopted by the Alaska legislature in 1915. WATER FOR DISPLACED TEXANS-New Yorker Joe Casey samples Hie tank Irucklond ol water sent to drought-stricken New York by thoughtful Tcxaos, The water was earmarked (or "displaced Texnns," who arc "suffering" through New York's shortage. Old Timer Will Stick by His Guns That He's the Real Jesse James Non-Agricultural Employment High In State in 1949 LITTLE ROCK, Jan. 11. Ml — Non-aifrleiilWral employment In Arkansas rehouncieci from a midsummer low to a total of 285,000 In December last year. Employment Security Division Administrator Homer Artlclns reported yesterday that at the low point last July, the total was 274.000 'Hie slates non-agricultural em- plnymen. peak, lie said, was 301.700 In December. 1948. Adkins said unemployment com pensatlon payments for 1043 reach ed a record 50,160.151, as compared to »3.108,940 In 1048. He reported that after the Warren tornado last year, 1.190 em- ployes of various lumber mills in the area received $201.000 In un employment compensation. The division paid an average o 10.000 benefit checks of S15.BO f week riurtne the year. The lilghos total of weekly benefits was 17.60 in March and the low 9.600 in Oc tobei. Average payments clurlnR the yra were for 8. weeks as compared to 8. week* in 1048. Vhe maximum that a qualific person can draw in vmemploymei] Is $22 a week for 16 weeks. Watchmen Who FoJeed }wn Abduction facet Minor Police Charge DETROIT. Jan. 11—(*'/—A minor olice charge was piacen yester- ay against the walclim&n who ad- NEWVORK, Jfin. II. (AP) — J. I-Yiink Dalton is not a man to give up easily. The elderly man with flowing white hair and picrcirig cyc.5 sn ys he is fnincd desperado Jamr.s —and he wnnUs the world to know It. II he is, he would be 102 yctns old. Known o.s Dalton since 102, the year of Jame.s' reputed but cH-sputcd demise, he i-s going to court to gc-L back the name iliat he says is rightfully his. Dalton hn.s staked his claim to the James name more than once in recent years. A couple of years ago \vhcn. he and AL Jemungs, one tune Oklahoma train robber, appeared at a California rodeo, Jennings told newsmen: "There aint' a bit of doubt on earth. This here Is Jesse Jntucs." The man known as Dalton —who wants to be known as Jame.s—Ls bedridden by a fractured hip. But :in associate said he plans to &o~ ; by sirelcher—to Franklin County, Mo., circuit court whenever hf.s petition to legalize hU name as JC.SAC Woods jniitc.s come.s up. The court clerk at Union. Mo., .says no date has been set for the hearing, The mu.stached Dalion wa,s a little awed Monday by the hotel room gathering ol agenis. lawyers, microphones and spoll^hUs, as Jesse reputedly was of frontier danger^. Snapped he: "I'm ^ontia (ell 'em what I want ter and that's all," lie was reticent about the hauls he had made in his career as western desperado. "We don't talk about that," he said .sharply. Dalton has his corroborator^ with him. There were Col. 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