The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 6, 1953 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 6, 1953
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FACE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER "" TUESDAY, JAN. 8, 1WI McMath's New Race Commission Opposed To St. Francis Track LITTLE ROCK Ml — Arkansas has a new State Racing Commission pledged to reject proposed eslabllsbmenl of a St. Francis County horse race track. Oov, McMath yesterday appointed the Commission to replace the one he "fired" recently. Four of the new members were selected from a Forrest City group which met with the . governor earlier yesterday to protest es- tabllihment of a second Arkansas truck. ' , Two of the old Commission, Joe Sleete of Springdale and John Patton o( Morrllton, were retained, Bteelo and Pntlon did not attend Commodity And Stock Markets— Ntw York Cotton Open High Low .. 3341 3343 33W .. 3392 3394 3358 .. 3431 3431 3396 .. 3366 339« 3375 Mar May July Oct , 1:15 3312 3365 3402 N*w Orleans Cotton Mor May July Oct . Open High Low , 3339 3339 3303 . 3303 3303 3356 . 3427 3428 3395 . 3390 3392 3375 330S 3361 3401 3380 Chicago Wheat Mch May Open .. 331'i ,.335 High 231-71 23514 Chicago Corn Open Mch May HlBh 164 167 Soybean! Jari . Mch May July Open 297?! 20514 300 388 High 298 209V, 300 29fl»i Low 229>1 233 Low lea'-, 19514 Low 292 X 204 204 293 1:18 230 <1 233 « 1:15 1G3-H 165]( 1:15 204 39 S New York Stock* A T and T 160 3-8 Amer Tobacco 65 7-8 Anaconda Copper 44 3-8 Beth Steel 58 3-4 Chrysler ..>.... B2 1-2 J. O. Penney ...,....; 70 i' Oen Electric 12 1-J . Sou PBC ...'..':,, .' 4V Montgomery Ward 62 7-B N Y Central , 23 1-2 Int'Harvester 337-8 Sears ... ' 60 3-4 Republic Steel "47 5-fl Radio 2R 3-4 Socony Vacuum 37 7- eturtebaier 40 1-B Standard of N J 77 7- Tex«i Corp 67 1-8 X) S Steel .; 43 1-2 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, II., (*)—(TJSDA)—Hogs 12,000; active, uneven; steidy to 25 higher than Monday's average; bulk choice 1W-3SO ib barrow tnd gills 1S.OO- 50; latter paid rather freely by •hlpp«rs and butchers for uniform choice Nos. 1 and 1 mostly ISO- SIS Ibs; most 240-270 Ibs 18.25-15; 380-JOO Ibs 17.50-18.00; 180-170 Ibi 17.50; sowi 400 Ibs down 15.7516.50 heavier sows 13.75-15.50; boars 10.50-1350. Catle 5,500, calves 1,500; kiltie done early on steers although demand moderately active; heifers • nd mixed yearlings, also cows active and fully steady to strong; bulls 50 to 1.00 higher; ve«ler. iteady; high choice and low prime mixed steers and heifers 30.00; good and choice largely 22.00-J7.00 utility and comerclnl cows 16.00 16.50; few 17.00 and above. « meeting at which the old Commission voted to advertise lor bids on a St. Francis County racing Franchise, McMaDi fired Ihe Commission as a result of that vote. The now members: First District — Homer Towns, of Forrest City National Uank of Easlcrn Arkansas employe, succeeding Mrs. Florence Rltter of Jonesboro. Second District —'Stanley Wood, Bntcsvlllc automobile denier, replacing Ray Umbaugh ol I'oca- hontas. ' Fourth District — Jack Carnes of Camden, nnmed by Qov.-elect Francis Cherry as Commission chairman - designate, succeeding Tex Dickens of Magnolia, Firih District — Curtis Rodgers of Little Rock, replacing J. Ed Wright of Little Rock. Sixth District — Cleveland Smllh or Hot Spring*, succeeding former Chairman Van M. Lyell of Hot Sprlnga. Members.»(-li\rge — Webb fiwett of Forrest City, succeeding Fred Livingston, Batesvllle; Jack Urldn- forth, Forrest City,- succeeding Harry Pnrkln, Ultle Hook, ami Mrs, 'W. W. Draper, Forrest City, succeeding the Into Claude McKln- non, Oumns. Sworn (n Quickly Supreme Court Justice Paul Ward administered the,oath of office !CM than 15 minutes after the commls- ono-s were appoljilert. ' Arkansas Hovenue Commissioner arl Parker Issued n call, Imme- lately following the ceremony, for ie new Commlslon to meet In .Illle nock on Jan, 12 "to con- der^the matter of a race track \ s" Francis County." A meeting has been scheduled ' the oHi Comlsslon for Jnu. Ifl o consider bids for a franchise on m St. Francis County trnck., Glenn Wnllher of Little Rock, at orney for the St. Francis Valley 'urf Association, which requested bids, termed the new appointments "illega He said that 'extracting a pro- Use' from a proposed appointee f a racing commission thai ho 111 vote In a certain way or he •l|l not be appointed is tho ermlVLX- ont of exacting a promise from Juror that ho will [iml |i lc dc- endant guilty before the trail torts." WtiHhcr said today thnl Its next (cp in the squabble ha.s not been ccldecl. He sakl, however .that cstrnlhing order ,has been cohsld- red." There were indications that the Id Commission might ; hold Its chcduled meeting, In defiance o£ he Kovernof'.s appointments. Wnlther snld the Turf Association night ineotJln ndvance of the ptw- Ibte Jan. 12 session, or "we mnj ust wait nnd see what they the lew Co]nmlssloners do." Wnllher observed thai "at the •ate things are going now we nmj lave still a third racing coinmis- ion soon." Reward tor Mtmphit Sidewalk Kif/er Raised to $2,500 MEMPHIS VT) — A 42,500 reward spurred the manhunt lor the "Montgomery Street Mugger" today. The inugser, a savage sidewalk bandit, was' accused of murdering pretty Mary McKnlght, daughter of a prominent-Helena. Ark., family, struck down on 11 dark street last Friday. Miss McKnleht, 2-1, : who came here from Helena about 3 month! HBO, died of brain Injuries Bunday night. Rice Imports Are Unnecessary MANILA t/p)—The executive sec retary of the National Fcderatloi of Filipino Farmers predicts thi the Philippines will not have ti Import rice next year.. Secretary Buenavenlure C. Lon« based his prediction on tncreasei rice production, light demand Jo Imported cereals, and large seal use of fertilizers supplied by tb U.S. Mutual Security Agency. Navy Discards Choice Recipe ANNAPOLIS, Md. W)—Sailors 1 boot camp today were born sbou « years too late, at least as fa as deluxe eating is concerned. The Naval Academy museum h on display a first edition of th D. 3. Navy Cook Book, publish' In 1908. One savory-sounding dti, described as "Training Station DC light" calls for these Ingredients: "•• Sugar, molasses, ginger, clove, currents, ground apricots, tlou l»rd. eggs, all-spice, clnnEmoi raisins, water and wine. These wer to be mixed together, baked In a even »nd served with wine saure The acndemy notes this is "or of the reclpei no longer nsed." With the Courts CHANCERJT . The following divorce decree ha b«en filed: Georgia O. Nelson and Donjld Nelson. Three Collisions Reported Here A U. S. mall truck wns Involved n;one of the three wrecks reportwl by police In niylhevlllc yesterday. Wayne lihoads, 430 Ea«t Davis, driving n 1D52 Dodcc mall (nick i struck by a 1037 Ford truck driven by W. H, Walker ot Illythe- vllle Rbout 5:11) p.m. yesterday at Lilly and Cherry Streets, Officer J, R. Qunter reported. Mr. Walker wan charged wllh driving while Intoxicated anrt on a plea of not'utility, his case was continued to-Bnliirdny In Municipal Court thto moniltij?. An nqcWent at Fifth nnd Clilck- asawha Streets resulted in fender and door damage to vehicle* driven by Vic DnwnlriB of Brngg City, Mo., anrt Btnrl Wilkinson of Luxora. The third collision occurred at Fifth and Walnut Streets between Charley Woortton of Hornersvillc. Mo., nnd J. T. Suriliury of Blythc- vlllc. No details of the collision ucre available. ,*, That was a reference to Qo\'.-elecl lierry's authority to appoint an en- Irely new commission when he akes office A \yeck fro mloday. SAID THE PORPOISES TO THE PELICANS-"Come on m, the walor's fine." tense these two i;ay porpoises at MarJnclantl, Pip., Inn their pampered nclicun pals appear to be a bit doubtful. However, the smiling porpoises seemed so intoxicated with lh« water that tlic pelicans shrugged otr their (cart ana were soon frolicking about in the wuters of MarlncJond's ocoanarium. 3 Charges Filed In Circuit Court Information hns been filed tn crlmlnnl division of Circuit Court on thrro men — two chnrsed with crnnd Inrceny, the third with bur- glnry. Ivy Kennedy hns been clmrRod with Rrnnd larceny and tile Inlor^, mutton slnlos that he stole n car botonRlng to Aubrey L. MuU'he Dec. II, He 'A'ns arrested soon after the thoft occurred, Eli^na Gordon. Jr.. Ncuro. Is chnrgro with bKrffJ.-uizliig the home of Whiter Johnson Dec. 28, He allegedly took HI 'from tlin home. Hordln JM, Jr.. 24-ycnr-old Nc- Bro, also hns been charged with grtuid larceny. He Is chnrgcd v,:tri stealing n number ot articles Doc. 23. ; \ PSC (Continued from Page l>. Jan.:!,'. 1051. Tt will be the second period of service on the Commission for Lovctt who filled out nn unexplrod lorm caused by n resignation during We administration of former Oov. nen Mncy. Ixjvctt, a native ol Grady, Ark. hns practiced law. at Star Cilj .since 1037. He-was a state senator In the I94r"^ajid. 10-13 sessions During World War II he served ii the Navy for IB montlis, Former Dyess Woman Rejects Rabies Shots for Child; Claims Faith Healing The mother of a former Uyess, lake sntl-rables shots. amlly, now of Memphis, who beeves "the touch of God" icr 5-ycar-oltl daughter of healed rabirt :!OR bile, has refused to let the girl Washington Home Is Restored NEW /YORK (,T) — The home ivhere Gcoi'Be Washington's ancestors lived In Sumlerlancl, England, Is bclne restored, reports the British Information Service here. It Is hoped to complete the building, *nown as Old Hall, and grounds In time for (he coronation next June. ThB Old Hall will he presented to the people of Washington D. C. as n godwlll gesture. The building will be wcathcr-Droofecl and surrounded by a lawnetl flower garden and have antique furnlshinKr, insule. Contributions for the project, costing ubout $28.0CO, cnme from both England and the United States, the announcement says. The Old Hall was ,thc home of William de Washington, who settled there in 1183,'the report stales. In 1316 the family moved lo North- hamptonshli-o, where they remained until Washington's great - grandfather emigrated to Virginia. Coming to Sears Thursday-Friday and Saturday! Plumbing-Heating Consultant Mr. Hugh Walsh L*t Mr. Walsh ativlse you your plumbing or healing needs. Hcmem- ber there Is no cost or obligation. Take Advantage Sears FRF.R Estliiuttnx Engineering Service. Home Economist Mrs. Helen Carr Mrs. Carr, Home Kconninitl for the Ark-Mo Power Jfr Llght Co., will demonstrate the ease of ronktnjt with the various Kenruore <fc Hom.irt appliances. Stop by and get a Free cup of coffee served from a Homart Glass Lined Hotwater Tank Sears Catalog Sales Office 217 Main St. Rlytheville, Ark. Mrs. Herbert E. smith said he: pastor, J. L. Newyent oT the Churcl of Jesus Christ, prayer for Linda Carole iiHci- she was bitten and "sin was healed instniUly." said he prnyecl with thi family last night but "I told then ib was up to them." Mrs. Smith said allowing he daughter to take the Injections would he. n sign of v;eakne«s and "wotitii show we didn't have faith." Dr. S. L. Wndley of the Memphis- Shclby County health department visited Mrs. Smith yesterdny to de- scifffie the terrible, wrenching pain of n child he saw die ot rabies, "Mrs. Smith remained adamant," ho snld, "There's nothing more we can do. 1 ' Rubles Is a 100 per cent killer. There Ls no treatment. The nnti- rnbies hsicctiotis, however, can prevent the disease in most cases if administered in lime. It wi)l be some time before ft can be certain Linda contracted rabies from her pet dog. Lucky, which died of the disease yesterday. The did-seiise sometimes develops within 14 tinjs, or mny lake scvernl months. Dr. Wadley said once Linda shows • *Vtoms of rabies it will be too .2 to do anything about it. CHURCHILL (Continued from Page 1) ar when he left >t 8:M p.m. He got a burst of applause from a crowd which had gathered In the .trcet, but he aaid nothing. On Ms return from dinner, about '6 pickets representing an »ntt- Sngllsh organization known as the Irish-American Minute M*n were laradlng near the doorway of Jaruch'u home. The itneral gave no sign that he noticed them. The picket* carried placards •*>Ing "Windy Winnie blew In for another tlvt billion dollar*," "Th«re will always be an England with her nand out," "U, s. has the belt [rlends money can buy," "England Is called the 'mother country' because she Is always expecting." A woman standing near the (Joor applauded Etoerthower and called out: "I like Winnie and you like Winnie." The President-elect grinned «nd hustled Inside. ' Elsenhower left the house alone at 11 p.mi, carrying what appeared to be a bulky hook under his Rr(n. He was .smiling again but gave newsmen rio chance to question him. While there was no word on what Elsenhower and Churchill discussed, Ihe Prime Minister at « news conference yesterday talked about subjects which may have come up at Ihe later meetings with the President-elect. Churchill told reporters he Is opposed to any extension ot the Korean War. Eisenhower also has indicated he is against broadening the war. Churchill said, too, that he "center of gravity" for world peace "lies along Ihe frontiers of the Iron Curtain in Europe," and not In Kouea. And the Prime Minister declared that U. S. tariffs are impeding trade with Britain and thereby are hampering British efforts to "earn our own living" by "trade, not aid." G«igcr Counter Locates Deadly Radon Seed in Wreckage of Plane BEUAST, Northern Ireland (ff) "highly dangerous" radloaetlv* r»- counters Mjuadi hunted with Oelger 12 hours today through the wreckage of a British airliner before finding a box of Bank Shortage Probe Postponed FT. SMITH </P)—A Federal Grand Jury today postponed until tomorrow Investigation of the $285,000 shortage at the Bank of Dierks, Ark. District Atty. R. S. Wilson said Mrs. Opal Simmlngton, former assistant caihler charged with falsification of the bank's records, would not be called to testify in her o\vn case. CONGRESS (Continued from Page 1) of his Tea for Russians ,^ '' .'' ' "''• V ''"' ' '•*rV- 1 MOSCOW </>>) — Twenty-six jicw lei\ factories arc being built In' the Georgian Republic of the t/.S.S.R. An announcement says they are designed to process ^,000 tons of leaf per year and are being built In the ten growing regions. Road courier News Classified Ads A, S. Harrison to Head District Kiwanis Group ! ,'^/ft. Harrison, BlythevTlie attor^ hey, has been named chairman of the Public nnd Business Affairs Committee of the Klwnnls Club for the/ District. WAR (Continued from Page 1) Communist supply center and military staff headquarters at Chang- jin. near the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, against light opposition lust night. One Communist flfthter hovered near the B2Bs bx did not attack. Attacks Repelled In the fight on Jane Russell Hill a ringer of Triangle Hill, the Chi nese throw a company at tljc southern slopes held by South Ko rean infantrymen. Shortly afti dnrk, the Reds rolled forward be him! a stiff morlar barrage. am struggled with the ROKs tor minutes before giving up. Forces of about- 15 men eac] crunched against two Allied out posts near ChristnflrS'Hil|-just afte midnight. Both fights lusted mor than two hours before the Red: withdrew. To the east, the Red ! sent a platoon In behind a 1,000 The appointment WIIR made by round barrage for an hour-long un Fred Moore, governor of the district, succesful attack against an A" Included on the committee are lied outpost. Jolm Stevens, Jr.. of Dell, and Dick i Stopped-up patrol clashes brok Wntscm, Blytheville. | out. along the rest of the front. eve 7ist don seeds In the cargo, Twenty seven persons, Including two teachers from Kansas, wer« killed when the British European Airways plane crashed last,night. Seven other passengers were injured. The Americans killed were Mia* Dolores Grif/Jji of Smith Center. Kas., and Miss Elda Duerken, 28, ot Inman, Kas. Radon—a gas given off by radium salts—is used in medical radio-therapy. It Is pocked In small gold capsules called "seeds." The consignment came from the ministry of supply, which extracts the radon gas rom radium. A ministry apokesman safd the ceds were packed for safety In a ead box. The whole consignment weighed TO pounds. The spokesman put Its value at only $40. A horrified crowd of relatives and rlends, gathered to greet the pas- engers. saw the twin-engined Brit- ah European Airway (BEA) piano lit a beacon tower, careen against he airport's radio control building and crumple In flarAes on the main runway. Wreckage was ecnttered for .50 yards. Only one of'the 35 persons aboard .he Ill-fated craft—Steward Jack Young.2G, of Belfast—escaped un- \iirt. He was flung from the tail section Into a muddy ditch when the plane broke up. MSA erview on the 'Irthday today. "Will Be More United" Rayburii, speaker of the House n the last session, snid he thinks Is party will be more united as minority than it was during the .early 20 years it ruled the gov- rmnent. In the Senate maneuvering. Sen. Anderson <D-NM) had made the ipenlng move Saturday, with a motion challenging the long-hell! hcory that Senate rules—Including he one which gives a filibuster ts -strongest bulwark—remain in effect from year to year. The storm centers about Rule '22, which requires the votes of 64 of he 96 Senate members to put a ,lme limit on debate, and which 'orbids any time limit at all In debating rules changes. Anderson and Sen. Lehman (D- jib-NY), who Is quartet backing (he move for a change, contend ihe old rules expired with the last Con- ress. and that the Senate now is Tee to adopt a new set. They sas it should include one to permit a debate limit—death knell to a fill ouster—by a vote of only 40 sena tors, a majority. Taft told reporters he will tr> So bring the issue to a head no later than tomorrow. He lias in dicated he may try to do this by moving to table the whole con troversy. Unless somebody springs n sur prise, this would ball debate force an immediate decisive vote The Taft forces are bulwarked b; Dixie senators and seemingly- hav ing plenty, of votes lo table| the issue. Only a few Republican senator have lined up publicly wllh the Lehman group. Taft anrt other Senate leaders met yesterday with all newly elected Republican senators, and : it was learned he told them not to'stray far from the Senate until the fight has ended. I tended now to only five couiitr: "You can't tell what might hap-1 Austria, Indochina, the Philipp: pen," he was quoted as saying. (Continued from Page 1) assistance in a defense disguise, Richards, who remains as senior democrat on the Foreign Affairs Committee, said some provisions of-present acts "are inconsistent with each other or with the object of directing all foreign assistance toward defense." He would continue the long-range ' point four program of technical assistance to underdeveloped areas as part of a separate law. Another change in the new bill; international organizations, such as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), would have to meet many of the same requirements as individual nations before they would become eligible for n. 8, aid. These requirements include free access of U.' S. officials to see whether aid is being used, as intended, and fulfillment of military obligations under' "agreements or treaties to whioh the United States Is a party." Richards said the primary objective of his bill is to authorize aid for defense, but "such aid is not limited to weapons nnd ammunition. Commodities nnd financial assistance can be supplied as long as they nre for defense." ! A spokesman for the - Mutual SecuHty Administration told a reporter purely economic aid is es- •ies— Philippines, Formosa and Thailand. GET MOSI PL1FE TELEVISION CENTER- Stucco hung. 1 blk. Holiyd. * Vine Idya! for office, business living A<IJ to NBC. CBS J7J monlh. Mr. DeSure, HI-4115 BEAUT. 2ND FU OFFICES ON KOLLVD BLVD A IN HUNT- NGTON PARK REAS RENT. NER. IIE-SGP: spaces. H«9 Ventura Te real «U public Plenty of pa Beautifully furri Lrff. heated . Coiw lo 'llaln Ave. cwlj 'eh, igl., d' Ichbrd R 65CO Yucc." Y dec- spac bl. apis. M-l reas. SI keep your eye on the WANT ADS when the going gets tough 1 Ads placed before 9 a.m. will appear jam* day. All classified advertising payable in advance. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS • NEW TRACTOR The reserve of power you want when the going suddenly gets tougher is here in this new Ford Tractor. Just take a look at its new Ford "Red Tiger" engine and you'll see why. You'll see a new overhead valve engine, with big bore and short stroke that cuts the travel of each piston approximately 5 miles in a working day, reducing friction and helping to make possible greater power with new economy of gas and oil. You'll seo ' an engine with big, rotating exhaust valves, new lightning-fast governor and dozens of other examples of advanced engineering. Ignition is completely weatherproofed. All oil is normally filtered every time around. The whole engine is extra strong, extra rigid as well as extra powerful. The more you know about tractor engines, the bigger kick you'll get out of looking over the one in the new Ford Tractor. The more you know about ' tractors, the better you'll realize that here is the most modern tractor on today's market Come in today , . . look it over/ Snow Tractor Co. 112 No. Franklin L'hone S951

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