The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 26, 1953 · Page 10
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PAOBTVM BLYTHEVILLE (AKK.) COURIER NEWS Non-Commercial Contracts Assure Truman's Future Br ERNEST B. VACCAKO KANSAS CITY W-^Ex-Pri-sldcnt Harry S. Truman, it may now be disclosed, has been assured of contracts providing htm enough rnon- iry. for Ilia 'future needs and to permit him complete freedom to a«y; and-write, what he pleases. •. This reporter was told by one of .the former President's closest friends that Truman will write Ills memoirs for a New York publishing firin at a figure expected to run above halt a million dollars over a period of several years. In addition, Truman will mnkc periodical,. carefully- selected lecture tours along lines of his own choosing. The source for this report would not be quoted by name. Details of (he agreement are being handled for the former President by Matthew J, Connelly, his No. 1 secretary while in the White House. The source would not say whhl publishing firm is making the contract. Connelly, who flew heve Wednesday to help Truman set up private offices in ; the Federal Reserve Bank Building, Is returning east sometime this week. 'Will H»T» Own Office Connelly will have his own offices In New York city, serving as a consultant on government and business contracts, but he will continue to represent Truman as his secretary. The former President himself has refused to discuss his future since lie • has stayed out of the negotiations, but he did set a pnt- ^erri for; the contract. He believes 'anything' he undertakes must be in such strict conformity with the dignity'of the high offlco he held that no one.can raise any question about the propriety o'f what he does Truman has turned down more than one $100,000-a-yenr offer to Mrve.-as sales manager for manufacturing and other companies. Ho believes they might. 1 try to capi- talize'on the commercial value of a headline name in a way he con- Aiders beneath the dignity of a man who-hflsrserved as president. : The agreement under which be will write his memoirs and deliver lectures will provide sufficient income to maintain his private office In Kansas City and his home In nearby Independence, Mo., as well to travel, speak and do other miscellaneous writing. Ho will be able to speak freely on politics. And no one who knows him thinks for a minute he will maintain for long his sideline role when the political pots boil. The source of Truman's future plans said that the overriding problem now Is to get Truman nwny for a real vacation and rest before he undertakes his memoir and lecture assignments. The plans now being set up clo not contemplate his doing anything for the next six months other than reply to his personal correspondence and get adjusted to civilian life. To Take Long Cruise The plan Is for Truman to take n long cruise In the South Pacific with Mrs. Truman and Margaret as soon as It can he set up. There Is a possibility they will visit Hawaii. In New York last night, Truman was quoted In an American Broadcasting Company program as saying that Gen. Dwlght D. Eisenhower's trip to Korea probably did some good. Previously, Truman had twice referred to Elsenhower's campaign promise to go to Korea as dema- tfogucry. Bryson Rash, ABC correspondent, last night reported on an in- 'tcrvlew lie had with Truman Jan. 15. Hash, appearing on n television program, said the statement on Korea was not cleared for release unlit after Elsenhower took office «s president. Truman was quoted as saying In the interview; ! '. "It was dcmagogucry for a political nominee to -say he was going to Korea wllh the Implied promise to nil the wives, mothers and swccU hearts of the men nt the front that he would end the war." . Rash said Truman then added that the Irlp Itself "was not dcmn- gogucry. I wns In favor of dial nnd it probably dirt some good." Huge Canadian Liner Gutted By Fire in Liverpool Harbor LIVERPOOL, Englnrid ' — A mystery fire raged through the docked liner Empress of Cnnada and left.the 20,235-lon vessel lying on .her side today,-A gutted and smoldering ruin. .* A spokesman for the Canadian Pacific "Railway Company, her -owner, described the $5.600,000 ship •s a "total loss." Only p dozen wortinen -were aboard tr-e Empress, \vlxtch \vas undergoing an nnmml ovcrlitnii, when the fire broke out amidships PROFESSIONAL STARVER- Wlllie SchmiU, ol Frankfurt, Germany, demonstrates what a 70-day last does to H person. The former wrestler had himself sealed in a glass case, and charged a fee to persons who wanted to see him starve. Subsisting on mineral water and cigarets, he lost 78 pounds dur- -./;-. ing the ordeaL Hays Store Phone 2001 We Deliver High Quality Low Prices Wayne Feeds Layer Mash . Layer Tel lets Err Pclteis . Chick Starter Grower Mash Scratch Feed Sngarlne 16<t Dairy, Wayne 16% Dairy.. 32% Dairy Feed ... Calf Starter relicts flf * Saw IHcal Pijt ft Saw Pellets K% Hog Balancer **% fog Ssp'lmnt Perk Maker ...... Ron« Feed lUbWt WK SlMTt* P«ibbrtl 100 Ib. -1.83 100 Ib. 4.!>9 100 tb. 5.33 100 Ib. 5.63 100 Ib. 5.49 100 Ib. 1.30 100 Ibs 3,69 100 Ibs. 4.-IO 100 I b. 5.39 100 Ib. 5.79 100 Ib. .530 100 Ib. 5.49 100 Ib. 5.99 100 Ib. 6.39 100 Ib. 4.75 . 100 Ib. 4.39 .100 Ibs. S.OD 100 Ibs. 8.99 199 Ibs. 3.8!) .1M Ibs. 4.19 yesterday nftornoon. All scrambled to snfcly. . . > Polled Snpt. Herbert Dnlmcr mncle a preliminary Investigation of the fast-sprendlng blnzc nnd -isekcl the British _IIoinc Office for the nssistiuice or'scientists. "The possibility of sabotage," he told reporters, "ctinnot be ruled out." More •; Ihrtn 200 firomtm witli 40 pieces of apparatus (ought die bln/e- but It. quickly (jot out of linint mid enveloped the ship's entire superstructure. ' Pinnies shot high inlo the nlr ...i porlholes melted ntid deck plates collnpsed. The yardiirm of the ninst crnckccl oft and tell across n sliod on the dock. B'innlly the ship begnn listing slmrply from the hundreds of tons of wnlcr poured Inlo her. The (h-emcn were called nshorc to let the blnzo hum' llsell out. Roller! On Tort Side Envly today, 9'/j hours niter the fire broke out, the Empress of Carmdiv rolled over on her port stdc. Oil the dock watching wns Cnpt.. E. A. Shci'gold, former commander of the vessel, who now has a sllorc iob here with Cnnnrtlnn Pacific. "This is my saddest moment," he said. "We were such old friends." A. G. Grcenslafle, the chief fire .officer, snld: "The cniise of the fire Is unknown. We believe it started In or near Ihe dispensary, but when we arrived, the smoke was EO dense, we could not rcnch the sent of the outbreak." The ship could carry 700 passengers nun Imd a crew of 350. Company officials snli! she had been fully booked for the season to carry coronation visitors between America nnd England. The liner nrrlved here tor an overhaul Jan. 10 nnd was scheduled to sail for Cannria Feb. 11. Originally known as the Duchess of Richmond, she was built in a Clyde shipyard of Scotland in 1028. As tlie Duchess, she ferried 169,000 Allied servicemen to nnd from World Wnr II bnltlcfronts. News of Men In the Service Cpl. Raymond E. Peoples, son of Mrs. Ona May Peoples, 2113 Edwords Street, Blytheville, was chosen best soldier of Battery A, 44th Field Artillery Battalion, for the week of Dec. n. Cpl. Peeplcs, a cook, has been In Germany since June, 1851. fie entered the Army in October, 1050. En route to the U.S. for his next assignment In the Air Force Is Airman Third Class Clarence O. Scho- fleld, son of Mrs. Elender Welch of Manlla.'.IU. 1. Recently completing a 15-monlh tour of duty at Clark Air Base in the Philippines, A/3c Schoftcld departed from Manila Jan. 12 aboard the USS David C. Shanks. Upon his return, he will be stationed at Fortes Air Force Dase, Kans. Donald C. Walker, con of Mr. and Mrs. Henry C. Walker, 321 North Jackson Street, Kcnnclt, recently, was promoted to corporal while serving In Korea. The promotion 'was In recognition of his work as chief clerk of HID 8055th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital. MONDAY; JAN. Burning Gas Well Threatens Gulf Coast MORGAN CITY, La. UP) — An of/sliore gas well burned uncontrolled today in the Gulf of Mexico and firefighters battled .to prevent explosions of four other wells only 10 feet away. ' *> After the well exploded and burst Into flames yesterday, pumps were set up on barges In an attempt to keep the four surrounding wells cool until the arrival of a fire-fighting specialist today from California. Forty-five men were working on the platform, located 36 miles south of here, when the explosion occurred. Officials of the Pre Oil Company, which 'operates the well, said they escaped injury only by a "miracle." Pfc. Elhert 1,.'Qagc, Jr.. son of Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Gage. Sr., of Kemiett, Is returning to the U. S. after 12 months in Korea with the I Corps. A cannoneer, Pfc. Gage has been awarded the Korean Service Ribbon with three campaign stars. He entered the Array In March, 1051. Naval Aviation Cadet Hobert D. Reid of •Leachvllle has received orders to report to active duty for flight training at Hie Naval Air Station, Pcnsacola, Flo., Fob. 1. A graduate of Arkansas State College In Joncsboro. Cadet Reid will first have a 10-weckS course In pre- night training. He will then advance to the basic stages of night training. : . Second U. Gordon C. Southern, son of Mr. anil Mrs. G. G. Southern of Stcelc, recently arrived in Korea and is now serving with the 15th infantry Division. A form'ei- student of Southeastern Missouri Slate College, Lt. Southern 1ms IKCII assigned to the supply and Ipglstlcs section of the 180th Infantry Regiment. He entered the army in Nov., 1050, d was stntlqnccl at Port Hood, Tex., when he received overseas orders. Set. First Class William W. Young, sc-n of Frank Young of Kcnnctt, lit. 3,- Is reluming to the U.S. from Korea under the rotation proflrnjn. • Sst..Young, n member, of the 31st Regiment o! the Seventh Infantry Division went to Korea In March 1952. : Gerald D. Regan, seninan, USN of Blythevllle, is serving aboard the anti-alrcruft cruiser USS Juncnu RETURNS VKOM GUAM—1st. Lt. Harold L Overtoil recently spent n three-weeks leave with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. \v. R. Ov- ertoil of Roscland, fol!o\viu« his return from Gunm after two yenrs in the Pacific. Lt. Overtoil, ilnw stationed at Tampa, pia.. is a navigator with an Air 'Rescue Squadron. —^^^^^«™"««i«piw™l Decorate Now and Save! Complete Do-it-Yourself Kit, Now Only This Home Decorator Kit Includes: 1-7" Roller and Pan 1 - 10 x 12 Drop, Cloth • 1 - 2" Pure Bristle Brush 1 -1 Gajlon Any Pastel Shade of Rubber Base Paint A Regular $9.50 Value for Only $6.89 3" Pure Bristle Brush. .... . 2.95 41/2" Nylon Brush .'. . .,.,.!..„'..'.,. . .2.75 9" Roller and Pan. ..... ."."..„..... .3.45 TRENKLE'S PAINT STORE I'AKATKOOl'FK — Pvt. Willie Leon Perguson, son of Mrs. Cenell Williams. 820 Lilly Street. Blytheville, Is taking basic training with the 10th Airborne Infantry Division at Port, iilley, Kans. Jle entered the service lust November. with the Pacific Fleet. The Juneaii participated last week In the. largest cruiser-destroyer training exercise held in the Pacific since World War II. Raymond G. King, nylntion electronics technician airman, USN; son of Mr. and 'Mrs. Wilbur II.' King of Leachvlllc, recently reported [o the U.S. Naval Ancillary Air Station . at Klngsville, Tex. Icarus Is the name given to the minor planet, or asteroid, that [ravels closer to the sun than any other known. . ' SCIENCE BRIEFS Plants grown without soil can withstand transplanting better because they are able to produce better developed root systems than do plants grown the old-fashioned way. WARNING ORDER In the Chancery Court, Chlcka- sawha District, Mississippi County, Mary Ixiu Rlclge. Ptf. vs. No. 12,295 Clifford Ridge, Jr., Dft. The defendant, Clifford Ridge, Jr., Is hereby warnedjto appear within thirty days In the court named In the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Mary Lou Rfdge. Dated this 9th day of January. 1953. ' :, % ! . Geraldlne Listen, Clerk By Cherry Sue, Barnes. D.C. Guy Wails, attorney for pltf. Ed B. Cook, attorney ad litem. • l]12-19-26-2'2 DELL, ARKANSAS OEO, A; Diutt•DiniuiiiG COITOY, louisviiiE. nHiuosfV ii >iooY. us wirno is ( ruis oui NEW ANGLE FOR CARRIERS—The U. S. S. Antietam steams from New York harbor after having an angled section added to the port side of her flight deck. The canted section gives an added measure of safely to landing operations by providing a lane lending away from the ship's superstructure, and is expected to prove particularly valuable for use by carrier-based bombers, with their wide wingspans. .... it isn't necessary to wait until j-ou've saved up the cash to pay for your Natural Gas pipe installation. We'll finance it for you. You select your own pipe installer to do the job. We pay for, the complete installation and arrange for you to repay us on low monthly installments. • • Call, write or come in and see us .for complete information. No obligation. Ark-Mo Power Co, Th« harbor »t BUMKW Alrtc, A*. gentina, one o( the largest porl» In the world. Is entirely man-made, according to the Encyclopedia BrU tannfcs. by Felix Carney Next thing you know you'll turn around one day at work and find the boss is watching you on_a TV set.. • there are so many new uses for television. Railroads have learisti a, novel way of utilizing the medium. They have" small h'ansmittfcrs in fixed sheltered places so that a recorder sitting in a central position in the yards can check the numbers of passing freight cars and other data, and thus can coordinate the activity of shipping — the disposition and movement of all cars and engines. Still another industrial use' of television is being tried out in steel mills, where an operator can look directly into flaming furnaces and by manipulating controls can keep steel : flowing, for example, at • an e v e n pace through annealing furnaces. Lack-of observation had often hindered the speed of operations prior to this new video gimmick.... That scenery you see in background on many tk- sion shows may not be as solid as it looks. One of the latest ways TV people have found to cut costs is video scenery' made of plastics! Using this instead of wood or papier niache, set men make a'prop in half, an hour instead of two wteks: The plastic can be made flame-proof, is light and durable, and can be easily painted. Don't try to cut costs on TV repairs by doing the work-yourself or calling in an' unqualified serviceman. It'll pay you to have the service done right the .first time .. saving. Extra service calls. Rely on factory trained TV technicians, like Cecil Rucicer, Ray Turner & Jimmie Gean at BLYTHEVILLE SALEvS CO. 109 E. Main St.- Phons 36J6i ' Here's the MOST fine car v for the budget-minded! tt • Yoq'd never think it, but it's true ;:: «... you can own this stunning new Chrysler \\ mdsor for little more than a low-priced car with all its extras! 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