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Austin Daily Herald (Newspaper) - July 2, 1955, Austin, Minnesota No trouble in Senate House oks Reserve Bill Powell is blocked Washington 1a8--rep. Vinson of the Senate armed services com a a predicted today Congress soon will give president Eisen Hower a the kind of military Reserve program he Vinson chairman of the House armed services committee said in an interview he expects a a no trouble in the Senate for a measure to swell the nation 700, morn an Reserve to a trained Force of 2.900.000 by i960 sen. Russell a chairman girl to sit out rugged race Siena. Italy a a pretty Silva the 23-year-old sicilian girl who came All the Way to Siena to ride today in the Palm the town s famed horse race. Will have to sit it out. She had planned to he the first woman rider since the 16th Century in the organized mayhem run twice annually around Siena town Square but last night the Quot Tortoise team which had signed her held Council and decided to get another jockey. Their horse has been neglected in the betting. The Palm is considered the world s roughest horse race its jockeys get from $500 to $2,500 for five minutes of testing bareback around the Square armed with padded chips the winning horse usually comes in ride less its j o c k a j having been knocked pushed kicked or clubbed from la Back. The entries Are mostly rugged farm horses. Each represents a Section of Siena named for an animal. Lull said she figured any girl from Sicily ii As Tough As any Man from Siena. There was a girl too year ago known Only As a Virginia the courageous a who posed As a Man to ride in the Palm. There to no record of How her horse finished. Safe harmless 4th of july fun guns Caps open Day a Ivan to sunday and monday a Bock Brothers Arcade Mittee said a subcommittee soon j will begin hearings on the Bill. Breaking a six week impasse break 6-week impasse Over an anti segregation proposal the House passed the Bill yesterday by voice vote. In an earlier key vote republicans and Southern democrats combined to defeat a new Effort by rep. Powell any to bring about racial integration in the National guard. The Powell amendment went Down on a 156-105 standing vote the measure would set up a new six months training program for teen age volunteers who would be obligated to serve 7mi years Reserve duty but would escape the two year draft Reserve training it also provides that reservists failing to maintain prescribed training standards could be recalled for 45 Days Active duty. Vinson called it a a Good Strong Bill the kind the president Powell turning Down a personal plea from the president offered a new amendment yesterday to deny draft exemption to National guard volunteers if they joined segregated units. It was beaten. The Bill passed after the House turned Back by a 161-52 standing vote a move by Hep Nelson a me to Send the Hill Back to committee for further study. Amendment withdrawn rep Bow a Ohio withdrew his amendment to bar assignment of american troops to 15 Allied nations holding treaty Given Juris diction Over american servicemen involved in criminal caws. Bow said he had been assured the House foreign affairs committee would investigate the a a tuition. Approved by voice vote a an amendment by rep Thomson a Wyo providing that youths must Complete High school or wait until they Are 19 years old before volunteering for the six month training corps. Pentagon sources said they feared this proviso would be crippling. It was considered possible the Senate May take it out. In other sections the Bill would lower from eight to six years the total time a service Man must spend on Active duty and in the reserves. It also would authorize the president in an emergency. To Call up one million reservists without congressional approval. Hom Ewa Al round a Gordon Keith. Wimdom Minn., holds children Cordis waving 3, and Bruce 14 months As mrs. Keith smiles at International Airport Friday in new York following arrival from Newfoundland. They Are in route to Minneapolis. Mrs. Keith last week gave transatlantic Airliner Crew a Shock by announcing during flight from Norway she believed she was about to give birth. Pilot of plane promptly landed at Gander and premature triplets were bom. Infants because of size were left behind in an incubator at a u. S. Air Force Hospital at St. John s in Newfoundland. A wire photo Memphis supplies the punch Tva backers land solid blow to the Chin in Dixon Yates fight plunges too feet from dome Dies Yosemite Calif up Donald Hugh Genereaux 14. Stockton fell 700 feet to death from Lambert dome in Yosemite National Fark yesterday. Donald and his brother. James 15, were climbing the tall Granite dome. By Russell Bruce Memphis Tenn you might compare it to a prize fight the Long bitter and Complex scrap Between backers of Tva and Dixon Yates. In Congress and in court. Tva hackers kept whipping left Hooks. Dixon Yates was fast and Strong with president Eisenhower and the administration in its Corner. Tva backers were losing on Points but All the while they had their big right cocked. In the last round Dixon Yates took it on the chm. Whether it gets up before Congress counts to remains to be seen. Memphis threat the cocked right hand was Memphis threat made anon after the fight started nearly a year ago to build its own too million Dollar generating Plant rather than accept Dixon Yates Power the stunning blow was triggered by the frail 71 year old president of the Memphis i utilities division t. H alien he called in reporters last week and told them a i will recommend that Memphis build its own Power a few Days later the White rides for the kids on the new Erickson Meury go round Sun. Amp mon., july 3 amp 4 free balloons and Davy Crockett badges to the kiddies when accompanied by the parents a tuft Roro Erickson Erickson service station Corner of Kenwood amp Oakland Austin House called in reporters to Tell them the controversial Dixon-1 Yates contract will be reappraised i in View of the Memphis decision. Funds withheld the Senate appropriations committee yesterday voted to withhold funds for a Power line to link Dixon Yates with the Tva Power Grid if Memphis shows a a definite commitment within 90 Days. The storm Center Issue Between president Eisenhower and a sizeable Section of Congress was near the Climax democratic leaders said it was doomed How did it All start1 first remember the fighters Are not merely Tva and Dixon Yates but also Public versus private pow j or who have been slugging it out for years. Not enough Power this latest scramble cropped up when the Tennessee Valley authority a vast Public Power system found it could no longer generate enough electricity to guarantee the area future need. When Congress said Tva could not expand private Power stepped up for another bout. Middle South utilities inc and the Southern co. Combined to propose what came to be known Ai the Dixon Yates contract. The 107 million Dollar Plant pro posed would Supply Tva with sex i trs Power it needed. The atomic Energy commission would buy the Power to replace Tva electricity used by its atomic installations. The Plant was to be built just i outside Tva land across the mis-1 Sis Sippi River from Here in West Memphis Ark. Favored by in president Eisenhower called it an excellent plan one that would j beef up the Tva system in the Memphis area without any outlay of Federal Loans but Memphis walked Tva backers called the contract Quot subsidized Power and a threat to Tva. The City said it would build i its own Plant rather than accept Dixon Yates. Final decision was left up to Allen. When Allen got word from Wash j in ton that Tva was losing the political scrap he made his decision. A few hours later the City j commission in special session a j proved. Bitter opposition the Memphis Plant is expected to be completed before expiration of the Tva contract june i. 1958. J mayor Frank Tobey said work is underway on the Legal financial and technical Levels. Why is Memphis so bitterly opposed to the Dixon Yates Plant the answer the City says is simply Money. The City of Memphis and the state of Tennessee would have no authority Over the regulation of j rates of an out of state Utility. And Allen says Quot sooner or later we would have to pay their what is Quot their Price higher rates the Memphis consumer houses 400 kilowatt hours of elec i Trinity a month pays $6 50. In for rest City Ark 50 Miles to the went the same consumer would pay $11 54. Forrest City is supplied with Power by the Arkansas Power a Light co., a subsidiary of Middle South utilities. Will the Memphis Plant when completed be integrated with Tva surplus Power possibly. The Plant will have a capacity of 600,000 kilowatts More than Memphis will need for some time. If the Plant is not integrated the surplus will probably be either sold to Tva or to neighbouring Utility districts. Will Consumers pay More for Power from the Memphis Plant than for Tva supplied Power that depends on integration with integration Allen says rates would be about the same. Without integration there might be a slight increase the length of the meter was first defined As a ten Millionth part of the quadrant of the Earth a Meridian but was later defined in terms of the wave lengths of red Light under specified conditions. Who owns the lost notes by Graham Berry los Angeles <af6�? who owns the priceless Quot lost Field notes of the Lewis and Clark expedition the notes penned by capt. William Clark and covering the first 17 months of the historic expedition into the Western wilderness turned up three years ago in an attic in St. Paul Minn. No one even knew they existed. The writings of incalculable historical value detailed the activities of the pioneers while camped at the Mouth of the Missouri River preparing for their journey into the Pacific Northwest. Authenticity determined the notes cover the period from december 1803 to april 1805. Persons who found the faded papers in an old desk were so surprised that they turned them Over to the Minnesota historical society to determine their authenticity. The desk belonged to Gen. John Henry Hammond who died 65 years ago. It was in the attic of the Home of his daughter. Mrs j Sophia v. H. Foster who died in 1952. New court action authentication of the notes touched off a series of Legal moves to establish their ownership. Heirs to the Hammond estate the Minnesota historical society and Uncle Sam All claimed ownership. Justin Turner a noted West los woman 101, Falls helpless for 20 hours Thundersley England a mrs. Albina Campbell 101 years old fell into a ditch while taking a Short Cut through the Woods and Lay helpless 20 hours. Found unhurt today by a police search party which hurried her Home to bed. She said Quot i just tipped my hat Over my eyes and took an afternoon Nap. Then i lost count of Angeles collector and attorney for the american manuscript society a said his society intends to file a new action within a week opposing the governments claim. Gen. Hammond a heirs repro seated by the first Trust co. Of St. Paul contend they own the notes because they have been in the Possession of the family for years. It is not known How the general acquired them. The historical society claims it was Given the notes by one of the heirs. After the Trust company sued the historical society for the papers in september. 1953. The Federal government filed an intervening petition to contest the ownership. Letter by Jefferson asst. . Atty Gen. J. Let a Rankin produced a letter by pres. Thomas Jefferson written in 1803, which instructed capt. Clark should he made preferably on Birch Leaf because it is a less Bible to injury from Damp than common Jefferson also instructed Clark Quot at the end of the expedition repair yourself with your papers to the seat of a Rankin asserted the notes always belonged to the government and that the Jefferson letters show they were made specifically under instructions of the president. Another petition Turner said the manuscript society representing 800 Large libraries and collectors also is filing an intervening petition contending the government has no More right to the Clark papers than to any other of thousands a historic documents which have been in private hands for year. He declared Clarks Field notes of later phases of the three year expedition have been in the hands Quot your observations Are to be of the american philosophical so taken with great pains and a piety in Philadelphia since the the letter continued to Early Irons and have never been say that several copies of notes claimed by the government. In the United states there is one female Domestic for every 25 households Capretz Agency Over Kresge a Rhea 210$ women of the Moose convention schedule Friday july 8 8 of a. M. Registration Moose Home 216 e. Mill St. 10 00 a. M. I-30 p m Hormel Plant tour 8 00 p. M Coronation pageant k. C. Hail 121 w. Bridge reception saturday july 9 8 00 a. M. Registration Moose Home 216 e Mill St. 10 00 a. M. General Assembly Loyal order of Moose and women of the Moose at Union Hall 316 e. Water. 10 30 a m. Opening and ritualistic ceremony k. C. Hall 121 w. Bridge 1 30 p. M. General session k c. Hall 121 w. A of p m. Parade sunday july to 8 00 a. M. Bridge 9 00 a m registration Moose Home 216 e. Mill St breakfast discussion chandelier room Fox hotel All members must Register run it a b it it of cd Bra nor a of to 5 Els of ? 5d�y a undo a Hormel s Coney Island skinless Franks la. Pm Fine granulated sugar 10-lb. Bag Ankeny s fresh churned Dutter la. Sunkist Lemons. Cup the Coupon this Coupon Worth Doz. Notice the bang motor service will be closed during the week of july 4th in order to make room for the moot convention. Guaranteed red Ripe ice cold watermelons 35 la. Average on any Trowbridge fresh Frozen Choice of Cherry Apple Black Raspberry Blueberry clip this Coupon. Saturday july 2, 1955 Austin daily Herald 3ound in St. Paul attic

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