The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 25, 1950 · Page 11
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 1950 RLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.)' COUNTER KEWS PAGE ET.EVEN SPA Seeks Okay On Huge Budget Administrator Says Reduction Possible If Contracts Obtained WASHINGTON, Jan. 25. (If) — Southwestern Power Administration says It will slash budget requests for the year beginning July 1 by some 55,000,000 If contracts now being negotiated with private utilities are approved. Douglas Wright. SPA administrator, asked tlie House Interior Appropriations subcommittee to approve the $10.350,000 appropriations .SIM! S6COO.OOO in contract aulhort- ^irions. however, until it (s dcter- W«icd whether the contracts finally are negotiated. He said the budget proposes construction of some lir.es which will be unnecessary if the contracts become effective. Proposed contracts with two Ok- Inhoma companies are awaiting interior department approval, Wright sakl. He added negotiations are under way with companies In Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana. His testimony was made public today. . ' Wright proposed contracts with the Public Service Co. of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Gas and Electric, Co. to provide for .interchange of power and facilities. Interior staff members have pointed out some "real difficulties" under them, he said However, lie expressed belief these can be worked out soon. Agreement as to form and content of a proposed contract has been reached between SPA and group of private companies in Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana, he said. Companies involved, he added, include Arkansas Power and Light, Louisiana Power and Light, Mississippi Power and Light, Southwestern Bus and Electric. Gulf States Utilities Co., Arkansas-Missouri Power Co., and Missouri Utilities Co. SPA also Is carrying on negotia- 'tffa with REA cooperatives which iBuld construct fuel generating stations, transmission lines or both, he continued. Negotiations with six of these have been completed, he add- fd. SPA would purchase the power TWO ACKS, A PAIR, THRKK OK A KIND—Mr. and Mrs. Michael rorlune, who wanted their next child to be a girl, are shown at Stevens Point, Wis., introducing their four som to triplet sisters. The boys at the left are Michael, Jr., who will be five this month, and Pat who will he three April 15. The father is holding Twins,-Richard (left) and Ronald who will be two March. 16. Fortune Is a school lonelier. (AP Wiicphoto) WILSON NEWS By Mrs. B. F. KoyJes WMtl Holds Social WILSON, Ark., Jan, 24—Seventeen members of the WMU of the Wiison Baptist Church were present at the monthly social held last Monday at the home of Mrs. Broughton Lovett. Mrs. Pauline Corkran gave the devotional. Mrs. Ed Williams presided over tile short business session, in the absence of Mr. Albert- Greenwell, president. Mrs. Charley Leftwich was in charge of games played, after which yclvcshmenls \vcrc served by the hostess. PTA Hears Minister Forty-nine members were present at the monthly meeting of the Wilson Parent-Teachers Association which was held last Thursday afternoon in the school auditorium. Mrs. C. L. Bird wa.s program lead- from the coops and transmit it. Of the total funds asked. 55,000,000 would go to pay off previously authorized work. er in the absence of J. K. Nccly. Mrs. n. D. Cash gave the devotional and Mrs. Frank Pyland read the president's message. The Rev. L. T. Lawrence of Osceola. Presbytenim minister, was guest .speaker. Rev. Lawrence • told the story "Palace Beautiful" by the Rev. F. W. Borum, Baptist minister of New Zealand, in which he painted a word-picture of how "The Little Child" affects all parents. Following the business session, presided over by Mrs. Maurice Lynch, president, refreshments were served with the kindergarten room mothers as hostesses. Mrs. Versonals Hunt Moore and children. Jack and Catherine, and Mrs. E. Hunt of Osceola were the guests of Mrs Noble Hunt in Tupelo, Miss Tuesday. Mr and Mrs. Marshall Conner and small daughter Cheran were tnc week end guests of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Buford Boyles, ami family. Hollywood Continued from Page 8 •n<J put out Harold Ray, son of Mr. and Mrs W IS. Ray, left Sunday for Arka to tnicr Ovischtta College is studying (or the ministry, ster Hale. Jr., son of Mrs. Her mre Hale, who attends Vanrierln! University, Nashville, spent tin week end with his mother and sis tor. Janet Ruth. Miss Cltudla Campbell, dmighlc of Mr. mid Mrs. J. K. Necly. wh attends Arkansas Stale. Jone.sboro spent the weekend with her (amilj Mr. and Mrs. Renton Garret Mr. and Mrs. Parker Bowcn, Mr and Mrs. Crook and children. Mi and Mrs. J. D. Roberts and son, Mi and Mrs. Phillip J. Deer, Mr. and Mrs. 'Buford Boyles, Miss Claudia Campbell, Mrs. J. K. Neely, Mrs. C. L, Bitd, Lester Hale, Jr., Buforct Boyles, Jr., anri John LaRue were 1 among the Wilson fans who attend- ! cd the Burdctte vs. Wilson basket- | ball game in Luxora Friday night. ] Mrs. Edgar Bailey of Moorehcarl ' Miss., was the guest of her mothei Mrs. George Wilson, and sister, Miss Lillian Wilson, last Wednesday am; Thursday. Mrs. J. E. Ryals underwent an operation Thursday al the Methodist Hospital in Memphis. Her condition is reported as satisfactory. Dr. and Mrs. J. N. Jerome attended the Trl-State Veterinary meeting In. Memphis lust, Monriny and Tuesday. The two-day meeting vork In "Stagecoach" lie order: "No pictures for Wayne at ne- niblic or anywhere else unless tlicy re Wayne scripts." Vates and Wayne understood each other. That was the Uiqilng point ol Vayne's tip and down career. Kldiiic The CrMl Ever since "Fort Apache" and Red River" he has been in only good movies. 'The Sands of Iwo Jima" is current and "Jel Pilot' s coming up. The guy Is as hot as the pistols he once wielded in westerns shot In four and * half days and 21-icel serials with man- killing. 18-day schedules. There was even a great compliment from John Ford on his tinting—seven years after "Stagecoach." H happened during the filming of "Three Godfathers," Wayne played a particularly difficult scene. Ford sent out for a cafce, put a candle on it and presented it to Wayne saying: "John, you're nn actor." "That cake," says Wjiyne, "mad me happier than an Oscar." Looking back, Wayne remember. •Akh relish a big producer wh< 99-Foot Televition ; r owcr to Be Erected Atop Tallest Building NEW YOHK, Jon. 25. (/Pi—A new elevlsion tower, to be used jointly >.v several stations, Is to be erected >n the highest spot In town—the on of Hie Empire State Building. Tile tower will rise 109 feet above the top of the 102-story building, ie world's tallest structure. 1'lntus for the new muHinle-us< 1 , antenna, which is expected to lip completed (his year, were announced vc.Mcrday by Empire Slate, Inc., and the National Broadcasting Company, Oilier stations, including the American Broadcasting Company, will use the tower on a share-the- cosl basis. H will raise the Up of the Emphe State Building to 1,449 feel above street level. F/e Vote Keeps : f PC Measure n Committee was held at Hotel Ponboily. They were acLompanicd by their .sons. Or, Newell Jerome anil Mrs. Jerome oT Blythcvlj'e, and Dr. Q. R. Jcroino and Mrs. Jerome of West Memphis. Mrs. Arnold McD.intel anrt Mrs. Parker Bowen. were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Herman McOnutcl In Marion Wednesday. once turned him down for a sii[>cr- \vc.stern, The produced kept hltr waiting an hour for the interview then brushed him off. Two ycurs lak'r the protlucei tried to hire him, Wayne dec.llnet uceamc "it wasn't a wnync script. 1 A ycrir later the producer tried to hire him again.* Wayne agreed t do a role if some changes were made--he .sent the ]>v«iU\cei- a. 16 piigo hnU'i 1 explaining what wa, \vronp with the script. The producer made Die change and (hen Way no accepted the role But lor all tho.se bud picture John says he's grateful. "You get more Riinlyllcal of yon work In bad pictures. You gc mixed up in a lol of bad melo dramatics and you try to be belt* Jons that the measure was tightly x-ked in the rules committee. : And Speaker Rayburn, the Pre» lent'.? own leader, showed no ap- arent hurry to rescue It- WASHINGTON, Jan, 25-MV-A fe vote kepi the anti-job dls- rimination (FBPC) bill bottled up n the House Rules Committee ycs- crday. A motion to send the bill to the louse for a vote lost by a count >T 5 to 5. Pour Southern Demo :rats. Smith of Virginia, Cox of Georgia, Cohiicr of Misjsis.slppl and " of Texas voted against (he notion and were joined by Urown of Ohio, a Republican. VoUng to clear the WU were Sabath of UllnoLSj Madden of Jn- iana, McSwceney of Ohio and Delaney of Now York, Democrats unit Herter of Massachusetts, Republican. Two Republicans ^vere absent They were Allen of' Illinois am Wiulsworth of New York. Both re- uortPdly would have voted agnln.1 approval of the bill had they beci prc.wnt. Drown told newsmen he voice against approval In order to pic veal final action In the ft It sr rice o Wndsworth and Allen, lie thei moved to reconsider, which mean that the nmltcr can be conMdem again when the full membeishl is present. Brown has been listed by FEP< proponents ns favorable to the bil With a full membership present the vote on PF;PC, Recording I private polls, would be 6 to G, _ than the story 50 you can wal takes seven votes to send a bi out of the theater with your head to the House for consideration. U P- " Today's action reinforced itidica- Child labor, which has nearly ndcd in the United States, reached ts height in 1000 when 26 per cent if boys 10 to 15 years old and 10 ier cent of girls of that age were GENUINE OLD STYLE SOUR MASH KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY BOND ED 100 PROOF Thursday-Friday-Saturday Beautiful Sheer Clear Nylons Made by Nationally Famous Manufacturer Save at Hudson's during Lovely Shades 51 Gauge, 15 Denier 3 Days Only PR. 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