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May 13, 1954

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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MAT 18, 1954 BLYTHEVTLLU (ARK.) 1 COURIER NEWS Long Legislative Battle Ends As Ike Signs Seaway Bill By JAMES C. MUNN WASHINGTON (AP) — President Eisenhower signs his name to the St. Lawrence seaway bill today, signifying an end to a decades-old legislative struggle and setting in motion a plan to bring ocean trade into the heart of the American continent. The signing ceremony was announced by the President himself at his news conference yesterday. Invited guests at the White House affair include 43 congressmen. The bitterly contested seaway legislation finally cleared Congress last Friday after a 30-year struggle. The measure authorizes the United States to join Canada in building a waterway deep enough to let ocean ships sail from the Atlantic as far inland as Toledo, Ohio, by going up the St. Lawrence River to the Great Lakes. Engineers ngure it will take about six years to complete the project. There is talk .about extending tie ocean channel all the way to Duluth, Minn, at the end of Lake Superior, but this will require further congressional action. The seaway idea has been endorsed by every president beginning with Woodrow Wilson. Eisenhower has supported • the project on grounds it would help both this nation's economy and its security. The seaway will eliminate a navigation bottleneck in the International Rapids section of the St. Lawrence River which now allows passage of ships with only 14-foot draft or less. The project would deepen this to 27 feet and add necessary locks and canals. The 46-mile rapids, beginning near Ogdensburg, N.Y., will also be dammed to permit construction of a vast 600-million-dollar electric power plant. This is a separate project being undertaken by New York state and the province of Ontario. Without the power project, the seaway would not be economically practical. The seaway bill passed the House a week ago today. The Senate, which took similar action in January concurred Friday in minor amendments made by the House. Thus came to an end a legislative tussle of many years ia which the seaway plan had always before been defeated. The power project, to be built concurrently with the seaway and designed to generate, over 12 billion kilowatt hours of electricity yearly, is not a part of the bill. A legal objection to New York's right to engage in the power project still remains to be resolved. This legal tangle is delaying the start of work for the time being- the builders w.ant to be sure their effort isn't wasted .So the final go-ahead is still weeks or perhaps months away. Some units of the power project may be in operation ahead of the five to six years estimated for the seaway, but all main planning of both projects has been completed. Robert Saunders, chairman of the Ontario Hydroelectric Commission that will build the Canadian portion of the power project, has announced that his group is prepared to proceed "within a matter of hours" after all obstacles have been surmounted. The Power Authority of New York, the agency that will join with the hydro commission in the construction, is proceeding promptly with final engineering plans. U. S. cost of the seaway development Is estimated at 105 million dollars. The bill authorizes a St. Lawrence Development Corp. to raise that amount through sale of revenue bonds to the Treasury Department. The bonds will be retired, through imposition of tolls on ships using the seaway, over a 50-year period. The power project is being financed through private sale of revenue bonds. Several large financial houses have agreed to underwrite the fund raising. LITTLE L/Z- A nervous breakdown fs a con-, ditfon brought on by trying to do today's work and tomorrow's worrying at the same time. Trapped Gunman Commit Suicide NEW HAVEN, Conn. (#) — Two desperate gunmen committed suicide yesterday when they were cornered by police who sought them for critically wounding a detective in a movie theater. Police Chief Howard O. Young said one of the fugitives, James Pollard. 26. of Stonington shot himself in the head as Young closed in on him in an apartment house attic. Police said the other gunman, Clarence Rydstorm, 21, of Waterbury shot hijnself to death in a taxicab an hour later as police surrounded him with drawn guns. Shot in a downtown movie was Detective Ralph Palma, 30. He was felled by two bullets in the chest as he wrestled with the pair. ORDINANCE NO. 551 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING STREET IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 5 OF THE CITY OF BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS WHEREAS, parties claiming to be the owners of more than two- thirds in assessed value of the property located within the territory hereinafter described have filed a Petition praying that an improvement district be established for the purpose hereinafter set out; and WHEREAS, after due notice as required by law, the City Council of the City of Blytheville, Arkansas has heard all the parties desiring to be heord and has ascertained that said Petition was signed by more than two-thirds in assessed value of the owners of real property within said territory; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT Ordained by the City Council of the City of Blytheville, Arkansas: Section 1. There is hereby established an improvement district embracing the following property in the City of Blytheville, to-wit: Lots 1 to 4, inclusive, of Block 1: Lots 1 to 7, inclusive, and Lot 15, of Block 5; All in E. O. Adams Subdivision to the City of Blytheville, Arkan sas; The South 160 feet of that part of the NEft of NEy 4 of Section 9, Township 15 North, Range 11 "East ,that lies between Ninth Street and Tenth Street in the City of Blytheville, Arkansas; Lots 1 to 7, inclusive, of Block 1 Lots 1 to 7, inclusive, of Block 2; Lots 1 to 6, inclusive, of Block 3 Lots 1 to 12, inclusive, of Block 4; * Lots 1 to 12, inclusive ,of Block 5; Lots 1 to 10, inclusive, of Block 6; Lots 1 to 10, inclusive, of Block Lots 1 to 5, inclusive, of Block 8; All in Country Club Drive Addition to the City of Blytheville, Arkansas; Lots 1, 2 and 3 of the Replat of Bader's Second Addition to the City of Blytheville, Arkansas; and Lots 15 to 28, inclusive, of the Replat of O. S. Rollison Subdivision to the City of Blytheville, Arkansas; for the purpose of paving in such a manner and with such material: as the Commissioners to be electee for the said improvement district shall deem 'to be for the best interest of said district, the following parts of the following streets in the City of Blytheville, Arkansas, to-wit: ADAMS STREET from the East line of Tenth Street to the West line of Ninth Street; then from the East line of Ninth Street to the West line of Seventh Street; and then from the East line of Seventh Street to the West line of U. S Highway No. 61; PECAN AVENUE from the East line of Tenth Street to the West line of Ninth Street ;then from the East line of Ninth Street to the West line of Seventh 'Street; and that portion of Pecan Avenue which is unpaved lying between the West line of U. S. Highway No. 61 and the West line, extended North, of Lot 1, Block 2, Country Club Drive Addition to the City of Blytheville, Arkansas: HARDIN STREET from the East line of Tenth Street to the West line of Ninth Street ;then from the East line of Ninth Street to the West line of Seventh Street; and then from the East line of Seventh Street to the West line of TJ. S. Highway No. 61. ROLLISON AVENUE from the East line of Tenth Street to the West line of Ninth Street; and from the East line of Ninth Street to the West line of Seventh Street; and that the cost therof, over and above any aid received from any agency of the federal or city government be assessed and charged upon the real property above described. Said district shall be known as Street Improvement District No. 5; and F. E. Scott, Elmer Norman .and Robert C. Bennett are hereby named Commissioners, who shall compose the Board of Improvement for said district. Section 2. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage. Passed:: May 11, 1954. APPROVED: E. R. Jackson, Mayor ATTEST; W. I. Malin City Clerk ORDINANCE NO. 552 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING CURB AND GUTTER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 6 OF THE CITY OF BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS WHEREAS, parties claiming to be the owners of more than two- thirds in assessed value of the property located within the territory hereinafter described have filed a Petition praying that an improvement district be established for the purpose hereinafter set out; and WHEREAS, after due notice as required by law, the City Council of the City of Blytheville, Arkansas, has heard all the parties desiring to be heard, and has ascertained more than two-thirds in assessed value of the owners of real prop- rty with hi said territory; NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of .ie City of Blytheville. Arkansas: Section 1. There is hereby estab- OSCEOLA HONOR STUDENTS — Mitzi Gwyn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. 0. Gwyn, has been selected as valedictorian of Osceola High School's Class of 1954 and John Strickling, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Strickling, has been named salutatorian. lished an improvement district embracing the following property in the City of Blytheville, to-\vit: Lots 1 to 4, inclusive of Block 1; Lots 1 to 7, inclusive, and Lot 15, of Block 5; All in E. 0. Adams subdivision to the City of Blytheville. Arkansas; The South 160 feet of that part of the NE 1 /* of NE& of Section 9, Township 15 North, Range 11 East, that lies between Ninth Street and Tenth Street in the City of Blytheville, Arkansas; Lots 1 to 7, Lots 1 to 1, Lots 1 to 6, Lots 1 to 12, Lots 1 to 12, Lots 1 to 10, Lots 1 to 10, Lots 1 to 5, inclusive, inclusive, inclusive, inclusive, inclusive, inclusive, inclusive, inclusive, of Block 1; of Block 2; of Block 3; of Block 4; of Block 5; of Block 6; of Block 7; of Block 8; All in Country Drive Addition to the City of Blytheville, Arkansas; Lots 1, 2 and 3 o'f the Replat of Bader's Second Addition to the City of Blytheville, Arkansas; and Lots 15 to 28, inclusive,, of the Replat of 0. S. Rollison Subdivision to the City of Blytheville, Arkansas ; for the purpose of grading, draining, curbing and guttering in such a manner and with such materials as the Commissioner to be elected for the said improvement district shall deem to be for the best interest of said district, the following parts of the following streets in the City of Blytheville, Arkansas, towit: ADAMS STREET from the East line of Tenth Street to the West line of Ninth Street; then from the East line of Ninth Street to the West line of Seventh Street; and then from the East line of Seventh Street to the West line of U. S. Highway No. 61; PECAN AVENUE from the East line of Tenth Street to the West line of Ninth Street; then from the East line of Ninth Street Avenue Which is unpaved lying between the West line of U. S. Highway No. 61 and the West line extended North, of Lot 1, Block 2, Country Club Drive Addition to the City of Blytheville, Arkansas; HARDIN STREET from the East line of Tenth Street to the West line of Ninth Street; then from the East line of Ninth Street to the West line of Seventh Street; and then from the East line of Seventh to the West line of U. S. Highway No. 61; ROLLISON AVENUE from the East line of Tenth Street to the West line of Ninth Street; and from the East line of Ninth Street to the West line of Seventh Street; NINTH STREET from the South line of Rollison Avenue to the North line of Adams Street; and SEVENTH STREET from the South line of -lollison Avenue, extended East, to the North line of Adams Street; and that the cost thereof, over and above any aid received from any agency of the federal or city government be assessed and charged upon the real property above described. Said district shall be known as Curb and Gutter Improvement Dis- trict No. 6; and F. E. Scott, Elmer Norman and Robert C, Bennett are hereby named commissioners, who shall compose the Board of Improvements for said district- Section 2. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage. Passed: May 11, 1954. APPROVED: E. R. JACKSON, Mayor ATTEST: W. I. MALIN City Clerk ORDINANCE NO. 550 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING STREET IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 4 OF THE CITY OF BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS WHEREAS, parties claiming to be owners of more than two-thirds in assessed value of the property located within the territory hereinafter described have filed a Petition praying that an improvement district be established for the purpose hereinafter set out; and WHEREAS, after due notice as required by law, the City Council of the City of Blytheville, Arkansas, has heard all the parties desiring to be heard, and has ascertained that said petition was signed by more than two-thirds in assessed value of the owners of real property within said territory: NOW. THEREFORE. BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Blytheville, Arkansas: Section 1. There is hereby established an improvement district embracing the following property in the City of Blytheville, to-wit: Lots 1 to 4 inclusive, of Block 1; Lots 1 to 7, inclusive, and Lot 15, of Block 5; All in E. 0. Adams Subdivision to the City of Blytheville, Arkansas; The South 160 feet of that part of the NE'/ 4 of NE% of Section 9, Township 15 north. Range 11 East, that lies between Ninth Streets and Tenth Street in. the City of Blytheville, Arkansas; Lots 1 to 7, inclusive, of Block 1; Lots 1 to 7, inclusive, of Block 2; Lots 1 to 6, inclusive, of Block 3; Lots 1 to 12, inclusive, of Block 4; Lots 1 to 12, inclusive, of Block 5; Lots 1 to 10, inclusive, of Block 7; Lots 1 to 5, inclusive, of Block 8; All in Country Club Drive Addition to the City of Blytheville, Arkansas; Lots 1, 2 and 3 of the Replat of Bader's Second Addition to the City of Blytheville, Arkansas; and Lots 15 to 28, inclusive, of the Replat of 0. S. Rollison subdivision to the City of Blytheville, Arkansas; for the purpose of paving in such a manner and with such materials as the commissioner to be elected for the said improvement district shall deem to be for the best interest of said district, the following parts of the following streets in the City of Blytheville, Arkansas, to-wit: NINTH STREET from the South line of Rollison Avenue to the North line of Adams Street: and SEVENTH STREET from the South line of Rollison Avenue, extended East, to the North line of Adams Street; forftt if Nft Wrvk* ^* liWTRr W^n , «FfCw» Why accept teas than the beet quality and workmanship. Juet Say "Charge It". CRYSTALS FITTED you wait u n i: i F i Meet Dreffiwf .W.'Wiar Diamaiids I \I\I\ "iI anti lihav tne tvrsv (hereof, over imd ubove any aid received from uny agency or the federal ov city government be usses.sed and charged upon the real property above described. Said district shall be known us Street Improvement District fto. •»; and F. E. Scott, Elinor Norman suici Hubert C. Bennett are lu-n-- by n:imed Commissioner, who shall compose the Board of Improvement for sulcl district. Section 2. This ordinance shall take effect nflfl t>« in *forc« from and alter its passum-. Passed: May 11. 1954. APPROVED: E. R. JACKSON, Mayor ATTEST: W. I. MAUN, City Clerk '*//, Nationally Advertised from DREIFUS Meet Dreif us .W. Wear Diamonds 31G WEST MAIN ST. PAY OIUASY CR&IT TERMS! & Saturday SPECIALS Reg. 9.98 LADIES DRESSES 6°° Beautiful assortment of colors in new spring styles Complete sizes for every one. Reg. 4.98 BEADSPREADS 2 47 Chenille bedspread in bea utiful pastel colors. Ful size. Limit—2 to a customer Reg. 29e RAYON PANTIES oo Ladies rayon panties in large assortment of colors Sizes 5-6-7. Reg. 2.98 Value WOMEN'S PAJAMAS 77 Cotton Plisse ladies pajamas in pastel colors, sizes 3240. Reg. 1.98 GIRLS DRESSES 427 Cotton dresses in pretty new summer colors for girls Sizes 2-14. 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