The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 28, 1951 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 28, 1951
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TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 1951 BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE PTVB Arkansas News Briefs— Air Force to Send Huge B-36's Against Little Rock Industry By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LITTLE ROCK— The Air Force's Strategic Air Coriimand Is planning to send its big B-36's on a mock raid against Little Rock's industry. The giant bombers from Ihe Air Force base at Fort Worth and student observers and bombardiers from other Texas Jields will begin op• ratknu over Little Bock next month. The planes' "bombs" will be a radio signal indicating the exact instant a bomber's pay load would have .been released, Scorekeeping on the accuracy of the simulated runs will be carried out at Adams Field by a detachment o£ the 3803rd Radar Bomb Scoring'Group, State Must Meet Freedom Quota, McMath Says LITTLE HOCK—Communist propaganda is blotting out the truth in eastern Europe, and. for that reason. Arkansas can do no less than meet ita 916,800 Crusade for Freedom quota, says Governor McMath. The governor told 16 organized labor leaders yesterday that Red propaganda is a "bigger lie" than that used by Hitler. The Crusade for Freedom is- for funds to finance the broadcasting of Radio Free Europe, a private agency used to counter Communist propaganda. Police Hunt Clues to Identity of Body NORTH LITTLE ROOK—Police today were searching for clues to the identity of a decomposed bony, found in a lake near here. The body of the white man was discovered floating in a lake in suburban Lakewood last night. Pulaski County Coroner Dr. Howard A. Dishongh said the man was clad In Army clothing which bore no identifying marks. He had about 60 cents in his pockets, Dr. Dishonge said. The coroner said the man, whom he spid had been about middle aged, had been dead for "weeks." Union Countian Found Insane by Jury EL DORADO—An elderly Union County man, charged with slaying his landlord, has been found insane by a circuit court jury. R. C. Brown, 18, yesterday was ordered committed to the Arkansas State 1 (mental) Hospital by Judge Gus W. Jones. The judge acted immediately following a jury recommendation that Brown not be tried lor the fatal shooting of Robert Bock, 68. Bock was shot to death June 30 after a quarrel with Brown over a small house, owned by Bock and occupied by Brown, officers said. Two physicians testified that Brown had been mentally irresponsible for 25 years. State's Non-Agri Employment Drops LITTLE ROCK—Non-agricultural employment In Arkansas during July decreased slightly from the June figure. The Arkansas Employment Security Division said yesterday there •were 305,700 persons employed in non-farm work in July, compared to 309,400 in June. The drop was attributed to a "slack seasonal period." Came the Day The River Nile Took a Bride CAIRO, Egypt. Aug. 28 (/!»>— Then came the day when the river Nile received a bride. There was much rejoicing on that sunny August afternoon, as the sandalwooo" boats glided down the Nile. Colorlul crowds lined the banks of the mighty river and shouted their excitement. For they were to attend the biggest wedding ceremony of the year. Aboard the boats, pulled by hundreds of oars, were government officials and priests. They chanted hymns of thanks to the gods of eternal Egypt. The bride, surrounded by a group of girls, stood under a multi-colored tent, on the deck of the first boat. But her attitude reflected none oi the gladness of the crowds. There was terror in her eyes and in the eyes of the girls huddled about her. The Flotilla Stops When it reached tnid-stream, the flotilla stopped. The grand priest then performed the wedding ceremony. Stepping to the stern of the vessel. He recited: •'Greetings to you, Hapi, igod of the Nile) which surges frcm this' land and arrives to give Egypt life. . ." Then the grand priest gave a terse order. Soldiers seized the bride and flung her to her bridegroom — the Nile, Then they seized the screaming bridesmaids and threw them overboard. A roar rose from the crowd. The NiJe had received his bride, lie would be generous to the Egyptians and irrigate their fields. Custom Banned This happened several thousand years ago. The barbarous custom of human ' sacrifice was banned long ago .but for many years afterward superstitious peasants continued to throw dolls into the Nile each year. Tomorrow the Egyptians wil 1 once again observe the traditional da y. There wil 1 be roar in g ca n- non, fireworks displays and general rejoicing. Th e gov e rn ment-o wned ship "Akaba" festooned with bunting. will sail out into the river and the president of the Moslem, court will measure the depth of the river. If it is more than 16 fathoms ;96 feet), he will announce: "The Nile has kept his pledge." H cirri man Has Hope in'Cooling' Period for Iran LONDON, Aug. 28. (/P)—W. Aver- Harrlman, President Truman's eclal negotiator in the . Anglo- anion crisis, said today the pre- nt cooling off period may lead a settlement satisfactory to both untries. T believe a solution Is possible." e told a press conference at the nerican embassy. "A cooling off eriod may be valuable". "The next move is up to Iran," airiman said. Harriman gave the impression of eing a cool and completely Impas- onate negotiator, neither pro- ritish nor pro-Iranian, in his re tal of the events since the Presl- ent dispatched him to Tehran sev- ral weeks ago. Living conditions in Iran—pov- rty, ill health, poor sanitation- are a fertile field for Tudeh Partj enetration," Harriman said. The Tudeh Is the Iranian Com iimlst fatty. F S, R T P E C ^ D WINTER AHEAD An etdeny Ueunan woman, with rake and bucket, combs a large cimiei pile outside a Mann- heun steel plant foi oils of coal Src.:e.< like this are i,,mn,, n throughout the Ruin a< (Jcunant tjiucc them. elvc-. l,.i ; „ t expected cual shortage this innlci iNGA-Ai-me iii.^.u uj :_• j PhotoKiapJ.ei Ilamis Jai'KCi ) Australian Woo! Price? Again But Clothes Still Cost Mono Votes to Install Parking Meters MENA—Residents of Mena voted today on the installation of parking meters in the business district. The proposal,- backed by Mayor Albert Middleton and the city council, is designed to relieve congested parking conditions and finance establishment of a full-time garbage disposal system. ^ Farmer Co Ops 'Purest Form Of Enterprise, Official Soys LITTLE HOCK, Aug. 28. (fl>) — Fanner co-operatives are the "purest form of private enterprise," says an official of the Arkansas Agricultural . Extension Service. Aubrey D. Gates, associate director of the service, told the annual two-day convention of the Arkansas Farmers' Association yesterday that his organization would "continue to recommend more coops" wherever farmers' requirements cannot be met .by other means. "The co-operative is truly American, truly free enterprise," said Gates. "It is a business organization that we see not only as desirable, but as necessary to develop the long-range agricultural aims of this state." Gates appeared In a panel dist cussion in the opening session of 1 AFA's convention. APA Is a cooperative purchasing organization with affiliates in 53 counties. Some 400 persons are registered tor the meeting. In another address, Ralph Hudson of Harrison, president of the group, asked: "Why are we kick- ing" about the leadership in the federal government? Who elects congressmen, senators and even the President?" he asked. "You and I, or else we do worse by failing to vote at all." Hudson told the delegate tht total sales of the AFA was $8,482,000 for the year ended May 31. [951 He said the net saving was $279.000 $200 Million Will Goes to Probate LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28. f/P) — Tlie will of publisher William Randolph Hearst has been admitted to probate. Approved hy Superior Judge Newcomb Con dee yesterday, the document disposes of an estate estimated to be worth more than $200,000,000. It establishes three trusts. one for the widow, Mrs. MilHcent V. Hearst of New York; another for the publisher's five sons, and a third for charitable and similar enterprises. By SAM DAWSOV NEW YORK, Aug. 28. \fP] —Australian wool prices , continue the slide they started after Easter— if the first-day auction of this year's ciiti in Sydney yesterday indicates a trcntJ. And Sydney reports that prices sluffcd off still furt'aer today toward pre-Korea levels. Hut Atneric ansuit makers disagree as to how much of a cut, if any, you might hope for in the price of young next springs suit. Some point out that American buyers don't plan to enter the Australian auctions for almost a month, so that this week's sales and prices—down 10 per cent from June and 22 percent from a year ngo— don't mean too much. Yesterday's price was still five per cent above pre-Korea, and had. been generally discounted in advance by the trade. One manufacturer—Elmer Ward of Boston, president of the Palm Beach Co. and the Goociall-Sanford Co.-- said in Cincinnati yesterday that there will be "a small increase" in men's clothing prices. Others have said the increase will be smaller than they first planned. But most of the mills are just staying out of the market and not pricing their spring lines yet. The re asm: clothing manufacturers ihov little interest in ordering uyvay. Seme woo] textile men say th Australian auctions appear to b citing a firm tone and ending th imertainly that kept the wool bus neis in this country In the do! druns. They think that now mayb he business of turning wool Int 'atrics for civilians can get goin agiln. But even if raw wool goes back t in-Korea prices, fabrics won't; th rule contends. Weavers point ou there was a 12-cent hourly wag lite last October and they expec amther one to be approved b tin Wage Stabilization Boar shortly which could odd 15 cents 3'arri to cloth prices. The trade add that dyes and other materials use :>y lie mills and suit makers ha 1 gone up In price since Korea. four-Leaved Luck GUELPH, Ont. (/Pi — Thirteen- year-old Marian Downs oi Elora should be one of the luckiest youngsters In Canada. Since school vaca- Plant food sales totaled $2,121,000 tion started she's picked ia four- wit h said. a net savings of $237,154, he Six Are Convicted Of Assassination AMMAN, Jordan, Aug. 28. CAP) — A sejjcfal military court today sentenced to death six men convicted of plotlng the assassination of King Abdulah. Four other defendands were found not guilty and freed. The six convicted are: Col. Abdullah el Tel. former governor of Jerusalem; Mousa Ahmed el Ayoubi. Dr. Mousa. Abdullah el Husseinl, Abed Mahmound Okkeh. Zakraia Mahmoud Okkeh and Abdel Kadcr Farahat. leaf clovers, five with five leaves, and one with six leaves, all on her father's farm. Burmese Flag The public of the Union of Bu ma has a red and blue flag, with large star for the Union, and fi small stars for the main Burme racial group; Russian Press Blasts Treaty' MOSCOW, Aug. 29. (AP) — Til Soviet press bitterly denounced th }ro|K>£ed American-Japanese secur ty agreement—by which U.S. troop vould remain in Japan after th ilgnlng oi a peace treaty — as 'criminal plot." Both Pravda. the olficial Comnrj nist party organ, and Red Star, th Soviet army newspaper, attacked th proposed pact in the severest term Pravda called it a deal worked ou l>y "American imperialists and Jai nuesc militarists." It added that ti United States visualizes the Japa nese army as its chief shock fore for military adventures they (tl U.S.) are preparing in the Far Easl Red Star said It was a criminal pi which xvas doomed to failure. Russian Delegation Keeps U.S. in Dark On 'Frisco Travel Plan WASHINGTON, Aug. 28. (AP) State Department officials said day they have no idea how the 3 man Russian delegation to the Ja anese Peace Treaty conference w get to San Francisco. The Soviet group arrived in Ne York yesterday. The San Francis talks open Sept. 4, a week (rom t< day. State Department transportati officials told a reporter they have made repeated fruitless telephone calls to the Russian emhassy to ask about the delegation's travel plans. WARNING ORDER In the Chancery Court, Chlcka- wba District, Mississippi County, rkansas. E. D. FERGUSON. TRUSTEE, and E. C. ROBINSON LUMBER COMPANY. A CORPORATION, Ptf. vs. No. !l,795 HOWARD HARVEY AND WILLIE MAE HARVEY. Dft. The defendants, Willie Mae Har- V. is hereby warned to appear ithin thirty days In the court lined in the caption hereof and nswer the complaint of the plain- ffs, E. D. Ferguson, trustee, and C. Robinson Lumber Co., a Cor- oration. Dated this 25 day of August, 1951. Harvey Morris, Clerk By Anita Sykes. D. C. A. S. Harrison, attorney for ptfs, Elbert S, Johnson, attorney ad item. Si28 o;4-ll-18 and 0. P. Retd, are hereby w»m«d to appear within thirty days la the court named In the caption tureof andanswcr the complaint of th» plaintiffs, D. P. Taylor. Trustee, and Jefferson-Oravols Bank of St. Loull, a corp. Dated this 1st day of August, int. Harvey Morris, Clerk By Huth Magee, D. C. Penlx and Penix, attys. for pltfi. Arthur S. Harrison, atty. ad lltem. 8J7-14-21-M WARNING ORDER In the Chancery Court. Chlcka- awlja District, Mississippi County, rkansas. D- P Taylor. Trustee, and JEFERSON BANK OF ST. LOUIS, a corp., Ptf. vs. No. 11.763 BILL REID COMPANY OF ARKANSAS, Inc.. J. R. 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