The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 26, 1953 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 26, 1953
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JfOWDAY, JAN. M, 1953 House Republicans Eye Law Barring Them from Control of Postmasters WASHINGTON W—House Republicans, shy on patronage for 2 yea'rs, are casting * jaundiced eye at a law which bars them from 'control ol thousands of postmaster Jobs. The law, enacted 16 years ago when Democrats were calling the Luxoro FHA Ends Activities Week LUXOHA — A week of observing scliviiies ol the Future Hommiak-' ers of America has ended at Luxora High School. Special activities during the week Included an assembly program featuring modeling of garments made by home economics studenls and talent numbers by FHA members. Members wore name tags during the week and arranged bulletin board displays and a red rose, tlow- e rof the organization, was presented each high school teacher. Those taking an active part in planning the -special week were Dixie •• Howard, president; Belty Leigh and Fannie Lou Cocfcrell, vice presidents^ Mae Clark, treasurer Nora Ann' Jackson, reporter; 1^ Nell Clark, Lawantla Berry, 'syb Quails, Diane. Stevens and Tomm Jo Olive. WILSON (Continued from Page 1) i, nominated them. . One senator said an exccplio might be made in the case Stevens, lo permit him to retni his holdings in a family-owne lexlile firm. However, the senalo said Stevens would have to prcser n statement by Wilson saying tha if that firm ever transacted bus ness with the government, th matter would be taken out • Stevens' hands. Roger M. Kyes, chosen b Wilson to be his chief deputy, an Robert Anderson, named for Nav secretary, already have cleared u thi! mailer of their holdings. The await formal nominations for ex Peeled Senate approval. Taft wouldn't disclose in ad Vance any details of the legislativ program to be discussed wit Eisenhower. But ha indiciHed h expected guidance on what issue the new President wants Coiigit; to consider first. ' Extension of the presidentio reorganization power, action on bill lo give submerged olf-coasta lands lo [he slates and possibl action on budget cuts, laxes and economic controls — all'these a among- the pressing problems. Taft said he had a long list o things lo discuss, many of whicl he obviously expects will be deal with, in detail in Eisenhower's forthcoming stale of' the Unioi message. Colon Troubles Often Serious FREE BOOK—Explains Causes and Related Ailments A new, FREE book contains many diagrams, charts and X-Ray pictures of rectal and colonic conditions. Write today. Thornton Minor Hospital, Suite 1372, 911 E Linwood, Kansas City 9, Mo. NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Mafinecs Sat. & Sun. I'hone 58 LAST TIMES TONITE "MISSISSIPPI GAMBLER" Tyrone Power I'iper Laurie TUESDAY "SINGING SHERIFF" All Star Western WED -THUHS "Phone Call .From a Stronger 1 Gary Men-ill Shelley Winters shots, had the effect of giving posU masters lifetime civil service tenure. It didn't bother the Republicans al the time because, as the parly out of power, they weren't able to reward the politically faithful with patronage jobs. But it's different now that a Republican occupies the While House and the GOP controls Congress. Normally, postmaster appointments are Die nalronage of House members of the dominant political party. In districts wilh no House members of the dominant party senators or stale, political committees are consulted. Only Choice Patronage Poslmaslerships ore about Ihe only choice patronage House members have, and many Republicaas don't like the Idea of being barred from controlling tliem. Openly, Republicans aren't nay- ing what Ihoy intend to do about it. But privately they are considering repeal of the Hw. "We are studing he situation," said Chairman Rees IR-Kas.) of the House Post Office and Civil Service Committee. He said he op. posed the 193') law blanketing postmasters under civil service. So did House Republican Leader Halleck-of Indiana, who claimed Commodity And Stock Markets— , the avowed purpose of the law— Ic put the jobs on a merit basis- been forgotlen. During 20 years of Democratic administr- tions, Halleck said, apparently the <jjily meritorious applicants for poslmaslerships were Democrals. He predicted Congress would take some action. Cherry to Begin Radio Reports Wednesday Night LITTLE HOCK. (HI — Beginning Wednesday night, Gov. Francis Cherry will make a weekly radio report to the people, his office announced over the week-end. The announcement said the first program will cover the Fiscal Code Bill now in the General Assembly. The programs will be carried over Little Rock; Radio Station KLRA. The radio station will carry the weekly programs as a public service. Sign Firm Here Subject Of Trade Journal Story The Jesse M. White Sign Company of Blytheville is the subject of a two-page illustrated article "in the January Issue of "Signs of the Times," national trade journal of the sign business. The article is illiuilrated with photographs of both' the Blytheville firm and eight of the signs it has erected here. r N«w York Cotton Open High Low Mar 3298 3304 3285 May .... 3346 3350 3329 July .... 3376 3385 3360 Oct 3315 3JJW J3S3 N«w Orl««M'Cotton Open High. Low Mar 3298 3302 3282 May J348 3341 3327 July 3378 3378 3357 Oct 3317 3380 3359 Chicago Wheat Open High Low Mch . .. 229'/< 229\'< 221H May . .. 232V1 232% 230 Chicago Corn Open High Low Mch . .. I62V4 162VS 161',4 May . .: 164 !i 164 S 163K Soybeans Open High . Low Mch . .. 294M 294»'« 292!i May . ..293JI 293K 291 July . .. 293W 293V. 29014 Sept , .. 281?, 282 281 Now York Stocks N Y STOCKS A T and T .'... Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper ,.,; Beth steel Chrysler ',... Coca-Cola Oen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward ... N Y Central Inl Harvester C Penney Republic Steel Radio Socony Vacuum Studebaker Standard of N J Texas Corp Sears ... ; U S steel ; Sou Pac 1:15 3292 3334 3366 3368 \ 1:15 3293 3335 3365 3365 1:15 227 « 23054 1:15 161W 164", 1:15 293 282 29 Hi 281'i 159% 68 42J!, 55'/2 11414 6914 66% 23 3 /! 32 69 47W 2T/a 35'A 74% 53»4 60 <2-3i Obituary BT/rrHKVTU,E (ARK.)' -COURIER NEWS Livtstock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS III »— tOSDA)—Hogs 13,500; uneven; weights under 220 Ibs. open fairly active, 10 to 25 higher than Friday's average; 170 !bs down sharing full advance; part of advance later lost; over 220 Ibs slow, steady to 15 higher; sows 25 to 50 higher- most choice 180-220 Ibs barrows and gills 19.65-85; largely 19.75; few later down to 19.50- most 230210 Ibs 18.50-19.50; 280-300 Ibs It75- 18.25; 150-170 Ibs 18.00-19.50; 120140 Ibs. 15.50-17.50 sows 400 Ibs down 16.75-17.25; heavier sows 14.75-16.25; boars ll.00-13.5fl. Catlle 8,000, calves 1,000; steers' finding limited demand and unevenly lower bids; few deals about 50 lower with high good and choice at 22.50; choice mixed steers and heifers 23.25; initial bids on cows unevenly lower; little done; bulls SO lower; utility and commercia 15.00-17.50. , TIME-PROVED ADVANTAGE .1 * , - '*!• J~ J. 1 w •»•""" >«»« V Sure, you get 3-point triple quick-hitch V Naturally you gat Hydraulic Touch Control V Constant Draft Control of mounted tools y Implement Position Control, too! V 4-nrheel stability; row crop ability V Exclusive Proof-Meter gives you the facts you need NEW Live-Action Hydraulic System, fast response ' Hy-Trol gives choice of hydraulic speeds V New Ford "Red Tiger" overhead valve engine V A bigger, heavier, stronger tractor V New Live Power Take-off* ^And many more new features f Plus a low Fofd price! •SoM How on Display... Come In and See It! Snow Tractor Co. 112 No. Franklin l>h«>n« 8951 Henry Emerson Dies in Osceolo OSCEOLA-Servlces for Henrj T. Emerson, 85, who died yesterday, will be conducted tomorrow afternoon at the Baptist Church uj the Rev. Percy Herring Burial will be in violet Cemel A retired farmer, Mr. Emerson Is a native of Wlngo, Ky. He had made his home here for 55 years Survivors Include his wife Mrs Mattie Prewett Emerson, one daughter. MIS. Frank Jordan; a sister Mrs. T. B. Rouse of Arkadelphia- a brother, Tom Emerson, Mayfleld Ky., and two grandchildren. + • • Lydia Dennison Dies of Illness Services for Lydla Dennison 17 who died at her home at Deering' Mo., yesterday afternoon, will be wndncted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Vicker, Mo., Church of Qod by Sutler Era ij, ng , pastor of the Church of God at liraggadoccio, Mo Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Blytheville, . with Holt funeral Horn; In charge. Mrs. Dennison, a lifelong resident of Southeastern Missouri, had been ill for about one week. Survivors Incude two daughters, Mrs. Susie Parson of Bragg citv Mo., and Mrs. Denlah Crowder of Baton Rouge. La.; two sons, George and Lloyd Dennison, both of Qreen- Iield, Ind.; and one brother, John' Stewart of Caraway. Oil Stoves Cause Two Fires Here ., Oil sloves caused two early morning fires ivitliin an hour ya-.tcrday forcing BlytheVille's Volunteer Fire Department' lo answer the second before the first hart been extinguished. Property owned by Tom Litlle at 128 East Vine was damaged considerably when an oil cook stove set fire to the kitchen burning out Die upper protions ami the roof of the story-and-a-half -building occupied by J. P. Austin, Fire Chief Roy Head reported. The kitchen also was burned, he said, but damage to the remainder of the lower floor came largely from waler. j The second blaze, at the Pentecostal Church at Peabody and Howard Streets, caused only minor damage to the kitchen, Chief Head said. With the Courts COMMON PLEAS— Thelma Walcott vs. Tinnie Elliott replevin. Dr. T. N. Rodman vs. T. J. Stubbs collection of debt CIRCUIT COURT (Criminal Division) — City of Blythevillc vs. J. W Bag- wcll, appeal from Municiparcourt, . EISENHOWER (Continued from Page 1) lo have weekly meetings with correspondents, but Hngerty said he has- not yet determined when the first one will be. 2. That the appeal'for presidential clemency for Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, sentenced lo death as atomic spies, has not yet been brought to Elsenhower's attention A correspondent asked whethei the mailer has come before Eisenhower and Hagerly replied "not direclly." 3. That former Gov. Val Pelcr- son of Nebraska did nol see Eisenhower during n White House call today. Peterson had a conference with Sherman Adnms, Ihc President's -assistant. There have been reports thai Peleison will be given a White House Job. Billing in with (he congressional leaders, Eisenhower and Vice President Nixon were Sherman Adnms, top assislant lo the President and Ma). Gen. Willon Persons, in charge of liaison with Congress In the new administration. First to arrive at the While House was Sen. Sallonslult (Mass), assistant Republican leader. Then came Sens. Tail of Ohio, majority leader; Knowland of California, chairman of Ihe GOP Pol- fey Committee; Bridges of New lampshlre, temporary Senate president; Minikin' of Colorado, chairman of the Senate republican conference, ami Reps. Martin of Massachusetts, speaker of the House; Halleck of Indiana, floor leader, nnc! Aiencls of Illinois, asslslanl floor leader. In -advance of the session, White House spokesmen said that not only would a date be scl for the 3iate of the Union message but hat Ihe lawmakers probably would nlk over its contents with Eisen- >ower. The message will oulline the new President's legislative program In gcmjral terms, covering botli do- nestic ami foreign issues. Eisenhower's Inaugural, address vns devoted largely lo his view >f the foreign .situation and his dcas about meeting the problems 1 presents. He b'as not gone into detail on domestic policies. Await T-H Opinion In thai field, Congress Is waiting b bear whnl he will Iiave to s'ny ibout the Taft-Hnrtley Act; taxes and the national budget; controls on wages, prices and rents; the iliocation and priority system on ironnction, and the reorganization of government. On taxes some sentiment has developed for an early reduction of the levies on personal income. 3ut the question is lied closelv o Ihe question of balancing the national budget. Sen. Bryd of Virginia—Ihe only I Democrat requested by Republicans to head a congressional com- nittee—said yesterday that must be Ihe first objective. He is chair- nan of a Scnale-House commltlee hat-keeps tabs on government payrolls. Three Drunk Driving Cases in Court Here Three drunken driving C a»s were called In Municipal Court this morning. Charles K. Tnlley and C. J.' Kegley forfeited bonds of $131.18 and $111.25 respectively, and Robert Ballard, pleading guilty to driving while intoxicated, was fined »100 and costs and sentenced to one day in Jail. C. OF C. (Continued from P*9t 1) this act... "This law expires on June 30, 1953, but funds will be available for'the 1953-54 school year and there Is no. doubt but what the law will Ire extended." Hep. Gainings also enclosfd .. copy of a letter he wrote Thursday lo Rep. Samuel K. McConnell, Jr., chairman of Ihe House Comnllll on Education and Labor, m this letter, he said; "I am greatly Interested In the enactment,' of legislation lo assist localities whose school facilities are overtaxed .because of defense workers nnil armed service personnel. I do trust that your committee will report out n bill at an early dale." One School Gels Funds At least one school in Mississippi County Already hns received federal funds because of the impending defense area status, A new grade school tote built by the Gosnell District will cost thai district only $10.000 while the federal government will spend $67,000 on the project. Construction is scheduled to begin in March or April. Gosnell's high school Is now located on Ihe'nlr base while the present grade school is located across Stale Highway 150 from the base. All grades formerly were housed In what Is now the grade school until .he base nrea \viis leased. At (wracnt, any Influx of new stiir dents would begin this Oclober. That is the present estimate of when Ihe ni-st Air force personnel will arrive, here. However, not nil he eventual personnel is expected to arrive at once. The butld-up would most likely depend on 'when base reactivation construction was completed. First ^contracts for this construction are scheduled to be let next nonth. NUCLEAR (Continued from Page 1) "many secondary results" from the testing program. It said these will help in research and In assessing the atomic program for its value to other government and public programs. The bulldlnc of test structure at .™ Vc ^ s Wfls bc « u " !llst fa». 'he A EC said. The construction Included new facilities for "Instrumentation work In . Ihe lechnlal areas and additions to the permanent establishment at the p r o v i n K ground." " Testing Site at Yucca The testing site Is at Yucca Flals. In the Nevada desert, not far from Ihe California state line. The city of las Veens Is 65 miles from Yucca Plats. Carrol Is. Tyler, manager of the AC.Cs Santa Pe operations office at Albuquerque, N. .M, will direct the operations, AEC said. At the conclusion of last spring's tests, Tyler asserted:"These tests, like Ihc two preceding .series, have significantly helped (he nation's atomic wcap- ons position. The scries of eight experiment;; has contributed to the development and utilization of atomic weapons," Cor, Truck Collide One minor automobile wreck was reported by city police in Blytheville over the weekend. The' collision occurcd yesterday iflernoon at 21sl and Main Streets jetween Charles Henley, 1305 Holly Street, driving a two and one-half on Grnpelle truck, and J T Slan- Icy. 1527 West Main, driving a 1951 Pontiac. The only damage reported by Officers Willie Hopper- and Fred Hodge was to the left rear door of Mr. Stanley's Pontinc. Gunpowder, Is an explosive mix- lure of saltpeter, charcoal and sulphur. Earning money is only half the story of gelling ahead in life . . . having Ihe things you waul . . . doing Ihe Ihings you enjoy. The other half, even more mportanl, J 8 systematically saving part of your money. If you have Ihe will, we have the way; slarl your "nesl egg" by opening a savings account lodav. THE FARMERS BANK' MSI COMPANY The Oldest Bank In Mississippi County "TIME TRIED — PANIC TESTED" , .ch r>tp<«it Member Tcrtenl Reatm System Revival Scheduled The Clear Lnxc Baptist Church will hold a revival beginning Feb. 9, the Rev. J. E. Cox, pnslor of the RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. MON-TUES "CARRIE" Lawrence Olivier Jennifer Jones \VBI) -THURS "FARGO" In Sepia Tone Wild Bill Kiliott PAGB THREE. church announced today. Conducting the revival wl« b* the Rev. C. W. Lawrenw. pmtor of Walnut Street, Bantifit Church ol Evansvllte, Ind MOX Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat. 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