The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 12, 1951 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 12, 1951
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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1981 BIATHRVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREE Signs Indicate U.S. Communist Party Has Gone Underground By THE ASSOCIATE!) PRESS The Communist Party has closed Us doors in many states and sharply reduaed its Activitie* in others, a nationwide survey showed today. The FBI sees this as a sign the party has gone underground. ^•- But • spokesman for national* headquarters said: "We've done the bast we could to try to keep our-heads above ground. It It not our doing that pressure from authorities, threats of violence and local ordinances have prevented public meetings, kept us from renting halls and barred us from rent- Ing office space." Whatever the reason, many state branches of the party have closed shop. In other states, offices remain unmanned, telephones unanswered. Issuance of literature has stopped, or been heavily curtailed. FBI Director J. > Edgtir Hoover gays party membership has fallen from 52,000 last year to 37,000 at resent. The party's top leaders are on ball, or in jail for conspiracy^ Meetings, when held at all, usually are of small groups In private homes. Two Move Quarters Two of the party's major, centers —national headquarters in New York. City and a regional office in Bos tor --recently have moved from well- furnished quarters in good locations to smaller, cheaper layouts. The party is badly strapped for money, its spokesmen say. They is- sert inability to hold "mass meetings" has made it hard to collect funds. "Of course, we've had to curtail party work for reasons of economy," a spokesman said, "But so far as ng offices open and public, ; one thing we've tried not to 'let economy affect. J ' Nevertheless, a state-by-state survey by the Associated Press shows numerous branches have shut down and dropped from sight. In the south particularly, party offices virtually have ceased to exist. Louisiana headquarters on Canal Street in New Orleans has been abandoned. Birmingham Office Closed The. party's one-time office at Birmingham, Ala., closed some time BEO. and authorities say the Alabama executive secretary, Sam Hall, apparently has left the state. There apparently is no definite Communist Party headquarters m North Carolina, onrt the state has little Communist activity. The party uses a post office box in Winston- Family Blue As Tragedy Strikes Pets DETROIT, Sept. U. (#J—The A. B. Goolsby family, and particularly son Allan, 4. are blue a« can tw. Allan's pet daschund Fritzle t* lost. Before that the parakeet died and (hen the goldfish. Allan is broken-hearted. It has been so severe for the family and everybody that Allan's dad's ran this notice In a newspaper (Detroit Free Press) lost and found column today: "DASCHUND — Black female lost. Return for dog of equal value or reward or come and get child that belongs to the dog." Ftitzie was a four-months-old pup. one of a litter which the Goolsby's saved because "she was »o beautiful." "The three blows in a row were too much for the little guy." said Mrs. Goolsby. "It Isn't Just because he cries all the time. He says he wants to go where his dog Is." owered to rafs« their wages If they elt the request was Justified and lie city can afford it. Action is to e taken within 10 days and is lo nclude street employes who draw imllar salaries. The resolution also asked that roup to look into the possibility of ncreased sanitation fees in case the Ity can not afford such a raise. On the proposed purchase of .Ireet "flusher," City Engineer Claude Alexander warned that winter without such a machine may prove disastrous to ctt-y streets and :ewers. 321.18 for th« month. Ther« wa* |0,€35.19 In the general fund, and $9,074.35 in the parking meter fund. (The street fund was depleted In July.) Accounts payable totaled $3.652.94. County millage led the revenue list with $32,000, parking meter re- cepits totaled $2,130 and police and county fines totaled $1,615.15. Sanitation receipts amounted to »!,141.25, privilege license fees to $S56, j and vehicle licenses brought in! $143.50. Oilier revenues included] i Engineering Department receipts, enues of »US3.<H and expenditures of »4314.4B. Of the latter, $2,996 wa§ for salaries. Revenue was derived from rentals ($1,833.44) and tha rest from equipment sales. Cash on hand totaled |X,«MM and accounts payable wtr« listed tl $1,147.01. COUNCIL ANYBODY YOU KNOW?—This giant stone head, carved by an unknown artist more than 13 centuries ago, will have a place of honor on a new Mexican postage stamp honoring Tabasco Stale. Here, looking over a replica of the ancient sculpture at headquarters of the National Geographic Society in Washington, are: Dr. Matthew W, Stirling (kneeling) t leader of a series of expeditions that uncovered 11 of the colossal carving?; and Dr. Gilbert Orosvenor, president of the Society. (Photo copyright National Geographic Society from NFA } House to End Recess Today GOP Sees Meeting Until November Salem through which it channels and receives mail. In Atlanta, Ga., the party office is gone. Formal party activity in Georgia stopped about a year agn when State Chairman Homer ; B. Chase left the state, forfeiting $1,000 bail. He had been released to appeal $200 fine and 20-day jail sentence for contempt of court stemming from his criticism of a trial in which a Negro was convicted of •murder ^Jt Carrollton. yr 1 In Richmond, Va., the party office went out of business about a year ago. Local FBI agents say the party in Virginia seems frightened, in bad financial straits, and their activity "much subdued." There has been no known listing of a party headquarters in Florida for the past year. In Washington, D. C., the party still has a telephone listed, but it WASHINGTON, The House ends a Sept. 12. f/P>— three-weeks recess today with a "no business" session and a prediction by its Republican leader that it will be in session until the end of November. While senators, parable holiday, an Oct. l adjournment of the Continued from page 1 in time for It to be placed on the ballot. Eight sanitation employes appeared at the meeting to request a raise in wages. Their take-home pay averages about $40 a week, they said Committee Empowered The Finance Committee was em- "In 1923, the streets were built," E saEct, "and we've never gone! trough a winter without a flusher. Flusher Beyond Repair Our old one is beyond repair and we're using a fire truck from No. 2 Station to help out now." A flusher also can be used for fighting grass fires and in sewer maintenance, he said. After & dispute over a contract between Damon McLeod and the city over hogs and the dumping grounds; "-Mr. McLeod agreed to remove Ins hogs to the new city dump. Mr. Mclxwl, under a 1948 five- year contract, had leased the old dumping grounds to the city in return for being allowed to raise hogs at the dump. The city asked for State Hcaltr Department approval before the transfer is made. The Council also received and approved the monthly opera ting statement for August. This showed total revenues c $38,746,09 with expenditures of $17 1 $138.50; PHA office rent. $25; State cvenue Office rent, $20; civil ccsts. 15.75; dog licenses, $3; and mLscel- nneous, $57. Expenditures by department were as follows: Street, $6,900.80; Police, $2,785.73; Municipal Court. $331.66: filiation, $2,771.11; Fire. $1,374.92 ind general and administrative, $3,096.08. T&B monthly operating statement for the airport showed rev- Blythevilla Jr. Chamber of Commerce PROUDLY PRESENTS REMOVE DANDRUFF ECZIMA ITCH Got you down? Try For OINTMENT lonq-lastinq relief Sh.n.i-™. t... • CciiMiru AteohQl • Relieves Scalp • Money-Buck Qwimntca Kirby Drug Store Thursday, Sept. 13 at the Blyrheville Fairgrounds AFTERNOON & NITE PERFORMANCE An Outstanding Assemblage of American and International Stars of the Sawdust Arena. 30 Clowns, th* Funny Fellows from Fun Land. Shirley Temple, tb« World's Largest Performing Blephant. 37 - FEATURE ACTS - 37 Harry Villcpoh Veaux, Blindfolded on the High Trapeze. Senor Moralis Slides on His Head from the Top of the Tent on a Tight Wire. You'll see these and many other attractions in 2 hours of real old fashioned circus fun. THURSDAY IS CIRCUS DAY who had no ccm- are shooting for entire Congress, House GOP Leader Joe Martin of Massachusetts said he couldn't see it that way, Martin said in an interview he has no doubt that Congress could quit for keeps by Oct. 1 i/ it really wanted to, but he questioned whether it will then be In an adjourning mood. "I think Congress will be in session until around the first of December," he said. "Washington provides too good a forum for members to make speeches in. I don't think they are ready to go home and we von't be able to adjourn until they are." has gone unanswered for weeks. Roy Wood, District of Columbia chairman, is in jail in Baltimore on conspiracy charges. . ••?;.-. •*/ In Maryland, there still is an office at Baltimore, but repeated checks found it unoccupied. An ad jacent tenant said the office has "been empty for some time." Of the southern situation, a Communist national headquarters spokesman said: "jThings have been very tough in the South, and they're getting tougher." In other regions, similar conditions prevailed. Americans ate an average of 300 pounds of game per capita per year in frontier days, according to the National Geographic Society. t St.Joseph ASPIRIN APPROVEDW DOCTORS PRAISED BY MOTHERS .LIKED BY CtUUREI LIV£ WATER ACTION GETS CLOTHES REALLY CLEAN I * liv« - W oier Action puts •urging hot RK(J Ifcrougfc ood through the clothe*. Gets Itiem rea'ly dean — gently. Clothei are in the wat*f all the Irene —not half in, half out. live-Water Action oho rimes clothes twk« in clean, freih water Select-0-Dial does any kind of wash the way you want! yow pre-setecl Jt»e wojMng ftme yow want— n for Royoct, Nyfoni cmd Wooieni, The Frigid- W«*H*r doe* o* the r**t-o* automatically I The new Frigidaire Automatic Washer Best nrajr to get a A'- 304.75 Come in. 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