The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 1, 1953 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 1, 1953
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THURSDAY, JA*. 1, 1053 BLYTITEVTLLE (AHK.V COUTUER PACT! FTTH Senate Leaders Say Filibuster Fight Won't Delay Organization WASHINGTON I* — Top Senate Itaderi saw little chance today that the running battle over fill- busters might prevent the senate • nd the congress from organizing Saturday, • Ben. Robert A. Tad of Ohio, already taking over duties of majority leader,, and Sen. Richard Russell of Georglr., who usually knows what Southern Democrats will do, scotched any such theory &tete yesterday. Taft, after consulting Russell and many Republican Senators, told reporters he is confident the Senate can swear in the 36 Senators elected this fall and conduct other opening day business Saturday before getting Into an expected battle over the Senate rule thai permits filibusters. Russell, an expert on Senate rules and traditions, was equally confident no change will be made quickly in present Senate rules. .Taft's and Russell's Influence Is enough to assure a Senate majority on any key issue. Three Democratic Senators who class themselves as liberals — Lehman of New York, Douglas of Illinois and Humphrey of Minnesota — already have promised an opening day fight. huJ contend the present Senate rule — which requires affirmative voles of 64 Senators before debate can be limited and a filibuster choked off—actually makes it impossible to end the Senate talk- athons used to kill legislation. As an opening wedge in their effqrts to force Senate votes civil rights and other anti-discrim ination measures, they want the Senate on opening day to adopt a new set of rules, in which only the filibuster rule would be changed. 7952 Was Arkansas' Second Worst Highway Death Year UTTLE ROCK I/PI — The second highest highway death toll In the history of the state was recorded In 1952. Arkansas State Police rec.ords show 459 persons- were killed in U.N. (Continued from Page 1) m e „ i 1946 and it wasn't until 1949 that "a confidential arrangement" was set up for'the'U. N. to get a check on the loyalty of U. S. citizens it - hired. FEU Files Scanned Then, the committee was (old, a group of employes—"evaluators"— wns set to combing files of the FBI and other Intelligence agen- .cies for information reflecting on the loyalty or integrity of U. N. workers. If the evaluators found adverse Information on the subjects, the committee learned, it was passed on to U. N. Secretary Genera Trvgve Lie. It .was up to Lie to decide whether the employes should be fired. Acheson said the system had no! been adequate. He suggested f tighter rein on security risks wil result' from a new procedure tr go into action as soon as Presiden Truman signs an executive orde embodying it. This, Acheson said will call for the FBI to investigate all present and prospective Amer lean employes of the U. N. The Senate Subcommittee re-1 / leased last night a statement by! Byron Price, assistant secretary general of 'the U. N. which said Lie has been handicapped by lack of information in getting disluynl Americans off his staff. The'Price statement, dated Dec. 23, said U. N. officials met with lengthy delays in getting information from the State Department and hnd been denied detailed data on what action could be taken. In reply, the Stale Department said it had never received .notice from Lie that the procedure was unsatisfactory *'in the sense that he would not act on the basis the comments being supplied." traffic accidents last year. The traffic death figure compares with the 1941 record of 501 and Ihe 195! total of «1. The 1952 total violent death count reached 001..This includes violent eaths from storms, traffic, dro wrings, homicides, suicides, hunting .ccldents, airplane crashes nnd niscelfaneous causes. One hundred and thirty - six persons perished in fires last year the second largest accidental killer. The March 21 tornado killed 110. The last traffic fatality of the ear reported to 'the Associr |:d 'ress occurred yesterday near Waldo. Slate Trooper James Rowell said a 70-yeav-old Negro woman, Nettie Terrell of HI. 2. Waldo, was insured fatally when she was struck }y art automobile as she attempted to cross Highway 82. Rowell said the car-v:as driven by Mrs. L. C. Sharp of Rt. 2, El Dorado. SUITS (Continued from Page I) of $1,200 and punitive damages of S20.000 are being asked. Three Blylheville realtors have filed two suits asking that commissions be paid them and charging breach of listing agreements. Mrs. J. L. Lewis, oxvncr of Lewis Realty Co., has brought suit against Jewell Lee. Mrs. Lewis 1 complaint states that Moon Eclipse Set for Jen. 29 CINCINNATI TO— A total eclipse of .the moon will occur on Jan. 29 Dr! Everett I. Yowell, professor emeritus of astronomy at the University of Cincinnati, noted . today In his monthly Astronomical Survey. Dr. Yowell said the totality of eclipse would begin at 6:05 (EST- nnd would end at 7:30 p.m. He Kni< there would Vie one other eclipse ol the moon and three of the sun during 1953. ; 'Explosion Kills 30 VALPARAISO Iff-', — An explosion in an oxygen tat]!: factory rocked this Chilean seaport. Parly today and initial police reports indicated Kbout 31 persons were killed, More than 200 were said to have been injured. he is entitled to $315 and costs due o the fact thnt the defendant failed to carry out the snle^pf a house i agreed. ' Seek Commission T. F. Dean arid Kemp Whlsen- lunt -have filed a similar suit .gainst J. w. nnd C. L. Province. The complaint alleges that the defendants sold property in the Edna Vail First Subdivision for a total consideration amounting to S17.- 500. They maintain that the property was sold to a prospect secured by their services and are asking for $850 in what the complaint terms their rightful commission. In Common Pleas Court, Carrie Coehrnn has brought suit against Ocie Young and Daisy Spears asking $5CO in damages to personal property. The plaintiff charges the defendants caused her possessions to be removed from a tiovtse and that they were damaged as a result of this act. HEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community. Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sal. & Sun. Phone 58 Blytheville:19S2 (Continued (rom Page 1) the hospital was held May 14, and work was begun immediately. Natural Gas Arrives The first natural gas customer In Blytheville was connected October 29, cutniniatiiig Arkansas-Missouri Power Company's mult) - million- dollar project to bring natural gas to the Blytheville area. By the end'Of the year, more than 215 consumers In the city were being sen-ed. The total investment by the power company. In laying the gas transmission pipeline from Campbell, Mo., to Blytheville Is estimated to run over $3,000,000. New Baptist and Methodist sanctuaries were dedicated In Blytheville during the year, climaxing, in both cases, building fund drives begun In the early 1940's. The new Baptist Church, with $285,000 sanctuary seating nearb 1,000 persons, Is of brick and stone construction and has a three-room apartment with bath and kitchen facilities In the basement, elghl fully equipped classrooms and tflret offices. Total cost of the furnished building was listed by church officials as $318,259.19. The new First Methodist Church was formally opened May 18, replacing the temporary sanctuary which had been used 'since 1926 when a Christmas Eve fire de stroyed the old church. The new sanctuary will scat about 650 per sons. A building fund^ campaign started in 19-12, was accelerated In 1950, when a special organization wns hired to conduct the fund raising. Over $200,000 has been raised since then. A new - church organized here early In the 'year was the Trinity Baptist Church, previously the Chai>el Mission attached to the First Baptist Church. It was formally opened Aug. 3. upon completion of construction work on the church building. Since he first of the year, 11 Sunday School rooms and a room containing kitchen and dining facilities have been added. The church's auditorium also has been remodeled and enlarged. Housing Units Open The second housing unit, established in Blytheville In tv;o years was placed In operation during the summer. Cherokee Court, a Negro housing project containing 76 family units, began taking applications in May, and, according to J. MeH Brooks, secretary-treasurer of the housing authority, has been practically full ever since. Average rent, including utilities, of these low -cost dwellings is approximately S28 per month, and is determined In each case by the ability of the family to pay. Total cost for the land, buildingf and landscaping has been estimated' at $741,000. A bond issue, was made to finance the project, and is being retired with the rental income of the court. If a deficit In bond payments exists each . year. "the Public Housing Administration an annual contribution to cover it. Utility Uses Up All- utilities in Blylhevillc show a'lS52 increase both in the number of consumers and in the volume of consumption. The greatest increase of consumers Is found in electric power users Arkansas-Missouri Power Com- lany added 2U to their 1951 total if 6,803, giving them 1.051 costoin- rs at tho end of 1952. The Southwestern Bell Telephone Company exchange here placed an additional 177 telephones in service during the year, and the Water ompnny listed 3.903 accounts (or a gain of 153. Electric power consumption dur- iig the year Increased by 2,412,216 tilowatt-hours over the 1951 figure o the new total of 24,419,103 kilowatt-hours. With an annual payroll of more than $500.000 Ark-Mo Power Company during 1952 invested approxi- natcly $200.000 for new lines and equipment in and adjacent to the city. This included the complete rebuilding of tho downtown distribution system, modernization of lines and equipment In the residential areas and increasing the capacity of its Blytheville substation from 1,000 KVA to 1,500 KVA. Blytheville Water Company during the year installed 20,519 feet or new main extensions and ten ncv, fire hydrants. The total amount of water pumped in the city during the year was 440,593.000 gallons—an increase of 33,479,000 gallons over 1951, Of this total, 350,055,000 gallons went for consumer us.e, nnd 27,263,000 gallons for free service to the city. Free water service includes school consumption, street washing and sewer flushing.- New Phone Lines The telephone company during the year spent $20,000 In Blytheville for new -lines, equipment and "outside plants," and in addition to the new city telephones, Installed 21 new rural phones. Among the new businesses established In Blytheville during the year were two business machine concerns, the Bailey Wilson Company and Hood and Calvary Company, Veach Hudson Motor Company, McCall Tire Store, Knop Screen and Awning Company, Kelley's Shoe Store and the Arkansas Chop Suey Cottage. A new Safeway store opened here last year. The City Engineer's office issued 223 building permits during the year (through Dec. 17), with the largest number, 31. issued in July. The annual report of (he Blytheville Chamer of Commerce shows that over 3,000 people,' attending five conventions held here during the year, spent more than $100,000 in the city. Other activities In which the Chamer was. engage'd were Value Days Community Chest, air base Christmas parade, and efforts to obtain a barge terminal. Rcjuvination of Court Houses in Blytheville and Osceola were projects undertaken by the county during {he year. To help defray expenses of remodeling the court rooms. County Judge Faber White turned back his $5,000 Judge's salary to the county. At a cost of about $7.700. the court room at Blytheville was re-arranged and remodeled according to recommendations of the Blythevlile Bar Association and judges who use the room. In« addition, the Court House was cleaned and painted inside and out side, a parking area was built and the lawns landscaped. Had Full-Time Mayor . Progress was made by the city government In various activitic during 1952, which was the firs year Blytheville had a full-time mayor in office. Among other activities It helpei cstalish and put in operation: Sewe District Number four In Pride an Train Wreck Injuries Fatal To Engineer FT. SMITH, Ark. MV-a. B. Neal. 11-year-old engineer of the Kansas City Southern freight train that collided with a Frisco pasenger rain nenr here Tuesday, died In a hospital here yesterday" Neal, who lived in Heavener, Okla.. died from internal Injuries, his physician, Dr. Arthur Hoge, said. It was the first fatality of the collision which injured 20 persons, nine seriously. Attendants at St. Edwards and Sparks Memorial hospitals hero said last night the conditions of the eight persons stjll hospitalized ranged from "fnlr to good." Investigators from both the Frisco and KCS lines converged on the wreck scene seven miles south of here Just Inside the Oklahoma line yesterday. There was no report on the probe. Otis Hays, chief dispatcher for the Frisco, said yesterday the passenger'train wns running 15 minutes behind Its schedule when the crash occurred. Bill Will Revise State Primaries LITTLE ROCK IM — Wallace Townsend, Little Rock attorney and Republican National Committee man, said yesterday he was draft- ng a bill that would revise party rlmary procedures in Arkansas. He said he hopes to have the neasure completed by Jan. 15. The proposed bill would: 1. Have the state take over'prl- Artillery Fire Greets New Year On Korean Front Warplanes, <Big Guns Back UN Troops in Throwing Back Reds By FOKRKST KDWAHMS SEOUL Ml — Artillery barrages and scattered skirmishes ushered n the new year In the stalemated Korean war. United Nations troops, supported 3y warpluncs and the big guns, hrcw back Communist patrols or the snow-carpeted, 155-mllc from which hasn't changed much in a year. An Allied patrol reported killing 10 Reds and wounding 12 In the sharpest clash New Year's Day— 30-minute skirmish Northwest Korangpo on the western front. Elsewhere . the Communists at acked in groups of 10 to 30. During the last hours of 1052, Allied artillery lit up the skies In a barrage saluting the new year nnd minding the Herts .of the Eighth Army's fire power. A briefing officer said every U. N, big gun fired al least one shell at- the stroke of midnight Wednesday. Communist guns replied. War Vlant Shelled The Navy announced tile U.-S. battleship Missouri bombarded and greatly damaged a war plant at Chongjin, less than 60 miles from the border of Soviet Siberia and on the Northeast Korean coast. The Navy said the factory was shelled narles as It does general elections nd bear all the expenses of voting. 2. "Drastically" reduce fees to IB required of candidates for al! tale and county offices. 3. Hold Democratic and Rcpllbll- j Snbre m primaries at the same time.' 4. Require a "certain number" U. S. Court Again Comes to Aid Of Draft-Dodger Rubinstein nil day Tuesdny. signatures backing each cnndl- Inle for 'office before his name Is ilaced on any ballot, Townsend said .Ihis sort of Icg- slnticm hnd been "needed n long .ime." Allied Sabre jets pntroled Northwest Korea but were unchallenged by Communist MIGs. The Fifth Air Force-totaling up its December figures—reported je( pilots destroyed 11 MIGs, atnnged 2G and probably destroyed eight—while losing only two Sabres. The monthly summary reported thai seven other Allied warplanes were lost to . Communist ground fire and eight others, including a Sabre jet, were lost to other causes. •ateway subdivisions, gravelled about 20 blocks of city streets, widened Walnut Street in the 800 Jlock, cleaned the lake at Walker Park and stocked It with fish and maintained about 400 miles of gravel streets In the city. In addition lo the new high school, other educational facilities were provided nnd improved. On the Lange School grounds, n remodeled four-room building was opened ns ft School for Exceptional Children. Much of the material and labor required for this school, which was planned and established by the School Board with the aid oC the Blytheville Junior Auxiliary, was donated by citizens and business firms here. A new Catholic Parish school al 13th and Ash wns put inVo use for the first time last fall with 72 stu denUs in grades one through eight. Pour classrooms, a music room and a library are included in the building, along with n cafeteria and self-contained kitchen. Central Grade 'School also wns renovated and new furniture Installed throughout. Kiwanis Work Of '52 Reviewed Members of the Blytheville Kl- waiiis Club heard a-review of th club's activities during the past 12 months nl the club's last meeting of 1052 In Hotel Noble yesterday. The review was given by out going president Dr. Milton E. Webb who will be succeeded by S. E. Tmn next week. The review, taken from tlic club' annual achievement report to Kl wants international, pointed ou the various civic nnd charity pro] ecUs undertaken by th'e club durin 1952 us well as projects of otUe civic clubs with which the Klwnni CUib cooperated. Thomas Johnson and Leroy Mor rls were guests at yesterday meeting. By KAKL BAUMAN WASHINGTON (/}»>— A court or- dc^cfteclive until 11 am., EST. Monday—fitood today between Serge InbitiateSn and Imigrnlion Inspec- ;ors who want to cart him off to Ellis Island for deportation." Attorneys for the 45-year-old, Russia n-born financier said they plan, new legal steps in the meantime to prevent him from being taken into custody. The US. Court of Appeals here came lo Rubensteln's. alrt late yesterday (or the second time in two days. ' f. The court, after listening to! arguments by rival attorneys, Issued what amounted to n don'L-touch- him-yct order. It directed that nothing be Jdonc until next Monday about an order Issued by AlLy. Gen. McGrancry last Monday thnt Rubinstein surrender and go to Ellis Island to await deportation. And Judge Henry VV. Edge t ton \yho announced the court's action IntfitTited the 11 a.m. deadline ncx Monday might be extended. Rubinstein entered this country i a Portuguese passport In 193B. he justice Department has Uidi- ited he would be deported to a nintry. of his choice, perhaps Por- ugul. * The deportation proceedings nre Tsccl on Rubinstein's conviction id sentencing In 1947 for draft edging- His attorneys contend he nn paid his debt to society and has eon a good citizen since he got out f jail. The court's order clearly was de- gned to allow FUiblnsteln's lawyers .me to go back' Into U.S. District lourl. They could then seek nn In- .iliicton against McGranery until ite legal Issues in the deportation roccedings could be tested In court. To Seek Injunction Edward Ennis of New York, one f Rubinstein's attorneys, said he •111 try to have the Injunction np- llcntion set clown for hearing be- orc the stay order expires Monday, Failing In thnt, he told reporters, ic will go back to the Court ol .ppeals and ask for more time. Rubinstein, who was nowhere In tght during the court proceedings ucidenly appeared when It was "The only country I want to live n Is the United States," he said. His two daughters and his 70-year- old mother are citizens, he explained, and "I want to live here." OnJy the day before, the Cour£ of Appeals almost literally snatched Rubinstein from the clutches of migration inspectors. The inspectors were hot on his trail when the court requested the Justice Department to take no further action until the case could be studied. RuVjJnstein, as a child, fled Russia with his parents to escape, the Bolshevik revolution. He amassed a fortune, estimated at millions of dollars, In financial deals in. England, France, Japan and other countries. His father had been a financier lo the 1 Czar. England Signs Pact BUENOS AIRKS Wj—Britain last night signed a new trade agreement with Argentina under which the London government will receive more thnn 250,000 tons of meat in exchange for four million tons of etroleum and 800,000 tons of coal. RITZ THEATRE / Manila, Ark. LAST TIMES TON1TE "RED RIVER" John Wayne Montgomery Cliff Joanne Dm HALF PRICE SALE! 1 bottle, now only '2 bottle, now only 1 iondy family carton — 6-51 siia bottles $3 limited lime only Tussv Wind & Weather Lolion soothes and smooths against wealhcr irritation arid dryness... keeps haiirlg, elbows, heels feeling silken-soft. SPECIAL SALE! Twsy WIND t. i WEATHER HAND CREAM Reg. $2 $125 now only | v The same protective ingredients' . in a wlnriped-crenmet] smooth hand cream. -All P ,i«.jj M « Woods Drug ISA 9 shop these HJood Specials Show Starts Weekdays 7 -.00 Sat. Sun 1:00 Always a Double Feature THURS -.FRI Double Feature Paramour! 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CL-3384 RENTALS Furn. ohnn« sc Ads placed before 9 a.m. will appear same day. All classified advertising payable in advance. . BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS

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