The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 28, 1951 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 28, 1951
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI TOL. XLVII—NO. 168 Blythevllle Dally Ne« Blylheville Courier Mississippi Valley Leader Blythevllle Herald BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1051 SIXTEEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Cool Breeze Greets First Fair Follies 5,000 Attend Third Day of District Event Scantily-clad Follies girls opened the series of grandstand shows by frolicking in a tank of water while a chilling breeze blew over the Northeast Arkansas District Fair last night. About 5,000 pople attended the fair yesterday, just a few less than the day before, and 800 of them saw the grandstand show. The State Pair 1951 Water Follies opened the grandstand shows last ntght and they will perform each fair night at 8 o'clock. Joie Chitwood and his Daredevil Drivers will perform at 2 p.m. each remaining day of the fair. The Follies girls dived and splash- f ln the water tank while the nperature dropped to around 65 grees. Cloud-free skies and autumn weather, promised for the rest of the week, have dried up the mud that handicapped workers setting up the fair and threatened to cut attendance records. Today Is "Kid's Day" at the fair with all school children being admitted free regardless of age. Judging of all contest is nearly completed and names of many of the winners will be found on other pages of the Courier Neivs. Some of the winners lists .have not been released as yet. The fair closes Sunday night and although the livestock may be re- mcved before that time, the commercial and educational booths and exhibits will remain open until the end of the fair, Robert Blaylock, Fair Association secretary, said. Crochet Winner Named Crochet contest winners, in the Farm and Home Department, were: Scarfs and Wall Panels—Mrs. Ernest Cude, Leachville, 1; Mrs.. J. c. Williams, Blytheville, 2; Mrs. G. S. Edwards, Hayti, 3. Pot Holders and Hot Plata Mats —Mrs. V. H. Kittle. Steele. 1; Mrs. W. O. Anderson, Blytheville, 2; Mrs. fillip 3. . : ,. ' . . j w Bu(tet and Vanity Sets— Mrs. Kittle. 1. Table Cloths—Mrs. Murray Mc- Maffey, Blytheville, 1; Mrs. Kittle, a. Bedspreads—Mrs. L. ,T. Campbell, Blytheville, 1; Mrs. Grace Madison, Blythevllle, 2. Luncheon Sets—Mrs. Kittle, 3. Doilies under 14 inches-Mrs. A. P. Burks, Blytheville. 1; Miss Mildred Webb, Blytheville, 2; Mrs. Lee Stiles. Blytheville, 3. Fashion Accessories—Mrs. Dick •White, Blythevllle, 1. Edging and Insertion—Mrs. Kit- He, 1; Mrs. Paul McLarkin, Paragould, 2. Chair Sets—Miss Webb, 1; Mrs. Berk*, 2; Mrs. Kittle, 3. Centerpieces 14 inches or over— > Mrs. Grace Madison, Blythveille, 1; Mrs. W. O. Anderson, 2 and 3. Best of Fair—Mrs. L. T. Campbell. Blytheville. Womans Day Award for Original Design—Mrs. Ernest Cude, Leach- vllle. Farm Exhibit Winners j| Winners of the individual agri- AiuKural exhibits were: Best Ten Ears White Corn—Joe L. Haynes, 1; Charles E. Haynes, 2. Best Ten Ears Yellow Corn- Charles R. Haynes, 2. Best Pour Stalks Corn—Charlie Krutz. 1; Marvel, 2. Irish White Potato—Paul Holland. 1. Irish Red Potato—Paul Holland. 1. Largest Pumpkin—George Mc- Lcod. 1. Best Quarter Bole Alfalfa—Raymond Powell, 1. Cotton—E. E. Holmes. 1; Johnson Blackwell. 2. I Soybeans—Johnson Blackwell, 1 E. E. Holmes, 2. General Bradley Arrives in Tokyo TOKYO, Sept. 28. (A'l — Gen. Omar Bradley arrived tonight, possibly to map strategy il the Korean truce talks collapse completely and full-scale fighting erupts. Bradley's plane arrived at nearby Hanecia airport at 9:30 (6:30 a.m. CSTl.The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff was accompanied by Charles Hohlen, State Department expert on Ilussia. The Defense Department in Washington said Bradley would "survey all aspects of the situation" with Gen. Matthew B. Ritlg- way, Supreme Allied Commander. Ridgway yesterday suggested a switch in the truce Ulk site in an effort; to revive the stalled armistice talks. Pciping radio treated Ridgway's proposal with rough language. In a broadcast tonight as Bradley's plane was winging the last fow miles to Tokyo, it accused Rldg- way of "carrying out orders from Washington to use the change-of- conference site question to block tlie resumption" of truce talks. Meanwhile, U. S. Eighth Army Headquarters in Korea said Communist forces launched a scries of sharp attacks last night at widely scattered points across 50 miles of the Korean battle front. Behind the lines, they rolled a mass of men and supplies toward the front along all the major north-south roads across the waist of the Korean peninsula. They took advantage of ft moonless night. But Allied planes converged on the main arteries and HID U. S. Pittli Air Force said its pilots destroyed 508 Communist vehicles and damaged 613 —a record. The old mark was 954, set Wednesday. The tem[x) of Communist troop and transport acivity sharpened as efforts to revive the stalled truce talks reached a virtual standstill. It. appeared that the Heds were trying to cut off advance Allied units In the east and west. A State Department announcement added that Braclley's trip Is one of the periodic visits that members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff make to overseas theaters. Bui the fact remained that this was the first visit by the Joint Cchlcfs chairman to the Far East since the Korean War started ami that it came at a time of an obviously changing situation. Therefore the decision for him - to go produced speculation that: 1. He might be carrying to Rldgway instructions: from high policy making levels here, of a nature tco confidential for telephonic or telegraphic conferences between Washington and Tokyo. 2. Witli growing evidence the Communists: are merely stalling for time and may have no sincere intention of going ahead with the truce proposed by Russia's Jacob Malik, new operational plans for U. S. forces in Korea may be in the making. 3. Or it is tmlte possible Bradley wants to equip himself with first-hand information on the __ general war situ?lion 111 Korea before going later this fall to Europe tor mcctinas with military chiefs ot European nations. 11IJ ULULI1J111JLLJ111JJJJJ1IIJJ111 IN FIRST'PLACE TIE—The two booths above tied for first place in the Judging of Home Demonstration Club educational exhibits set up In the Women's Exhibit Building* at Wnlker Park Fairgrounds for the district fair. The Leachville club's booth Ctop phoio) is base on the theme "We've .Come a —Courier News Photos Long Way" and shows by models the differences In old and nev. : farms. The Dodgwood club's booth, labeled "The Egg ami Us," compares old-fashioned and modern methods of poultry raising. Two live hens are used in the display. Weather Arkansas forecast: Partly cloudy this afternoon, tonight and Satur- WARMER day; cooler in extreme cast an; extreme south portions tonight Warmer in north and central portions Saturday afternoon. Missouri forecast: GeneralU fail tonight and Saturday; cooler tonight; warmer Saturday; low to night 35-40 south; high Saturda> 72-75 south. Minimum this morning—52. Maximum yesterday—76. Sunset today—5:49. Sunrise tomorrow—5:53. Precipitation 24 hours to 7 a.m —None. Total since Jan. 1—36.14. Mean temperature (midway be twcer. high and low)-64. Normal mean temperature fo September—74.2, Ihts Date I,asl Year Minimum tilts morning—60. Maximum yesterday—72. Precipitation January 1 to thi date last yew—53.47. Farmer Is Held In Keiser Killing Milo Cox Arrested After Fatal Shooting Of Farm Companion A 60-year-old Keiser farmer is being held in the Mississippi Coun- y jail at Osceoln today on an pen charge In connection with Yid"the"s c hoo7 Bo"a"rd' agreed "to"lo- School Safety pence Location Is Decided The steel wire fence the Junior Chamber of Commerce pla"nx k erect in front of the schools on Chickasawba Avenue will be placed alon the south edge of the sidewalk, it was decided yesterday. The decision was made on recom- . Only openings will be at each ei: mendatioyi ot Trooper M. L. of the State Police Department's Safety Division. Trooper DeLong had been called in to check IMS- sible fence sites after the Jaycces ie death of a farming companion I his home near Keiser late yes- erday. The man was identified by Sherf William Berryman as Milo Cox. •ho operates a small farm two miles lortn of Kelser. Sheriff Berryman said Cox has dmitted shooting Macon Earl Burnett, about 30, with " whom he armed, twice with a 12 guagc hot gun while his (Cox' wile and wo children looked on. Two ^blasts from the singlc-bar- eled shot gun struck Burnett in the lead, killing him instantly. Sheriff Berryman said Cox gave no reason for shooting Burnett ither than "I [old him to stay away rom here and he didn't." The sheriff said the two men 'armed the small acreage together and lived in the same house. Burnett was shot. Sheriff Berryman said, as he approached the Cox home from the field. Cox fired irst through a kitchen window v.'ith the blast striking Burnett in the face, the sheriff said. Sent Children After Officers Cox then walked into the yard where Burnett was lying, re-loadec his shotgun, and shot him again :his time in the back of the head Sheriff Bcrryman said. Following the shooting. Cox scni one of his children to notify officers. When Questioned about the shooting. Cox told officers he hart told Burnett to sell his crop am "stay away from here." Cox ' also told officers that he was released from Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis only two days so alter undergoing an operation, Sheriff Berryman said. Burnett's body Is being held at the n>!i Funeral Home here pending the arrival of relatives. Assisting Sheriff Berryman with the investigation are Deputies Cliff Cannon of Osccola and Holland Alkcn of Blytheville and Trooper Tom Smalley. ate the fence on the basis of a afety expert's advice. Based on Trooper DeLoug's re- ommendations, the fence, to be our feet high, will extend without ^ break across the front of the liree schools. Earlier plans had ailed for gates at the terminations if the fence. The fencing will end if two crosswalks. Senate Rejects Race-Bet Tax Holland Says Bill Would Hurt States WASHINGTON. Sept. 28. fAP) — The Senate today rejected a proposed two per cent tax on pari- mutuel race track bets and a 20 per cent withholding tax on winnings. Senator Holland (I)-Kla) declared the proposal would destroy pari- mutuel wagering and wipe out an Important source of revenue for many slites, Including his own state of Florida where racing is a big business. The proposal was sponsored by Senator Langcr (R-ND). It was defeated on a standing vote with only eight or nine senators supporting It The proposal was the first to be acted on as the senate again met two hours early in an uncertain effort to finish up work tonight the 55.500.000,000 tax increase bill. 10 .feet east o[ Eighth Street t allow for future widening of it. Parking facilities for loading an unloading students will beconi available when the senior hig school students move into the ne\ school building on North Tent Street late this year. Since Junlo ilgh school students cannot brin :ars to school, the space east o he present senior high school wi become available. Next stop will be removal of fh _ .rccs In front of the schools, H. 1, •ialsell, Jr., Jaycec president sal today. James Parks is chairman he Jaycee Safety Committee lr charge of the project. Trooper DeLong is one of th hrce State Police officers who ai graduates of Northwestern Unive: lity's Traffic Safety School : Evanston, III. Only eight state police office from throughout the United Stat are awarded scholarships McCarthy Is Accused Of Perjury Benton Claims 'Red' Charges Are Deception WASHINGTON, Sept. 28. (AP) — nator Benton (D-Conn> today cused Senator McCarthy (R-Wis) "perjury and deception of the merlcan people" in pressing his ommunists-in-govemment charges Benton made the accusation un- er oath at a public hearing on his solution looking toward the pos- bility of ousting McCarthy fron le Senate. He said his testimony would hclj Senate rules subcommittee de de whether McCarthy "has com litted perjury and whether he ha racticed calculated deceit on boll le U.S. Senate and the American eopte." The Connecticut senator cw.._ \e attention of the subcommitte ) 10 "case studies" of persons at acked by McCarlhy on loyalt rounds. Declaration Cited . He declared: "All these 10 cases fit into general .charges,, against ScnatO ^"ii^Li^ of perjury nnd deceptio of the Senate, and, through his ro as a senator, deception of the Amcr- can people." Reading from a 25.000 word prepared statement, Benton said he vould show that McCarthy "has created for himself not only a record of .irresponsibility but one of ack of integrity and character." Bentbn added: ', "I of course am persuaded that my own testimony will develop for you ample evidence to show that Senator McCarlhy should be expelled, but at a minimum I hope, your committee will agree that further investigation is not only warranted but imperative." Hearing Is Open year school. attend the cight-mont: Revolt Against Peron Quelled in Argentina nside Today's Courier News . . . District Fair winners . . . Pages T, 11 and 16. . . . Fair winners in pictures . * . Page 9. . . . High school teacher finds job similar to flying . . . Page 3. ... A story of cotton from wagon to bale . . . PaRe 6. . . . Chicks to play Benton « . . Bees win., -Page 10. Capital Closed as Reports Blame Generals for Civil War BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Sept, 28. (AP)—The official state radio announced today a revolt was-staged by two former army generals against the government of Juan D. Peron and was swiftly put down. The radio, a short time after announcing civil war had broken out in 'Argentina, declared the government quelled the rising headed by former Gen. Arturo Rawson and UN Security Group May Get Oil Issue LONDON, Sept. 2B. (AP)— Britain may ask Ihe United Nations Security Council to intervene in the tense Anglo-Iranian oil dispute, in-- — -- -*tormcd sources said today. ^. — • Fire Damages Catholic School Blaze Believed Due To 'Short' in Wiring Fire believed caused by a short Circuit in electrical wiring gutted one room and caused smoke and water damage to eight others at the Immaculate Conception Catholic School at Ash and Division Streets last night. The fire broke out in a^kitchen on the second floor of the frame structure and spread through the attic. The kitchen was gutted by the blaze, which was discovered by the Rev. Amos H. Enderlin, priest of the Immaculate Conception Church The hearing was opened to the! which is located across the street from the school. The Rev. Mr. Enderlin said an estimate of the damage has not been completed, closed session while Benton -sat] The fire caused postponement of The cabinet met on the for [he, third _Unu; this week, ^''',^ ; W?'''£"S this country wniten developments inT* 0 " Argentine' ail op the Middle East country which has former Gcu. Benjamin Menendex, Rawscn was a leader of a 3943 rebellion which placed him in tha presidency Just two days. There was no information available from other sources. The capital has been closed down tightly, with business establishments shuttered. There were many rumors of troop movements, but these, too, could not be confirmed. Fist Fighting Seen No lighting was observed In Ui« streets of Buenos Aires except for sporadic fist, fights. But a largs crowd was pouring into the piaza, de Mayo in frorj flees, ron" ordered British at Abadaii expelled by next, Thursday. lutlon may have been a bona fide one,-but could have been a staged ., ... .. affair to whip up sentiment for A likely course for London may £P™" ln 'he forthcoming Nov. 11 be, the informants sold, to nsk the clcctl ° n s '" which he is a can dldnte Security Council to order Iranian obedience to an international court of justice recommendation. The court urged both sides to seek a peaceful settlement of the dispute. A senior British cabinet minister told would reporter the government issue a full statement to- public fls the result of a last-mia- ute decision by the subcommittee. Chairman Gillette iD-Iowa» announced the decision after a brief waiting brief. to deliver his 25,000-word Gillette said that for the present, at least, McCarthy won't be allowed to cross-examine Benton, as the Wisconsin senator h:id demanded. The chairman also sa id the com mi ties ; tis to hear only Bi-ntrm and McCarthy a.s witno^p.s, McCarthy left yesterday to fill a speaking engagement in New Mexico. He declared he wouldn't listen to "Ben ton's rant ings" the subcommittee had rejected his de- t he be permitted to classes at the school today but the Rev. Mr. Enderlin said classes probably wit] be resumed Monday. Fire Chief Roy Head said four rooms on the second floor of the building were heavily damaged by smoke and five classrooms on the ground ftoor stiffercd some water damage. Rlytheville's volunteer firemen answered an alarm this morning to the home nf L. G. Hearon at. 603 East Cherry Street where flying spark.s from the chimney set fire to the roof of the house. The roof was only slightly damaged, Chief Head said. New York Stocks A T and T Amer Tobacco ;. Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen Electric State tocn Motors Hitting Fire Hose Costs $5 Kenneth Bonham Forfeited a $5 bond In. Municipal Court here this morning on a charge of running over fire hose. He was arrested during the fire at the Immaculate Conception Catholic School last night. Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester 34 J. C. Penney ; Republic Steel Radio . .. Socony Vacuum,. '. Studebakcr Standard of N J Texas Corp Sears . U S steel Sou. Pac night on its course ol action anri its reasons for what decisions were made. Itcpur'ls Not Confirmed The foreign office spokesman said reports from the British mission in Tehran thus far have brought no confirmation of published reports tint Iranian authorities physically seized Anglo-Iranian Oil Company properties In Abadan. Latest dispatches [rom Auadan io Tehran newspapers said only that a single Iranian officer and one soldier had been posted at the Abadan refinery gates to prevent 70 British administrative and accounting employes from entering. The dispatches said other Britons would continue to work at the plant until they left under the Iranian expulsion order by Thursday. A previous Reuters dispatch had said Iranian troops seized corns>letc control, preventing all but 10 Britons from entering. The United States has told the British It Is not prepared to support the use of British troops to hold Britain's position at Abadan. For Britain to inarch into Abadan under these circumstances would be to risk an Anglo-American split on the issue as well as a serious clash with Iranian forces. o succeed himself. However ther» have been many re|x>rts of army dissatisfaction with the regime.) Rawson overthrow the government, of President Ramon S. Castillo in 1043, and was president for two days before he was ousted-. Kawson Was Arrested Rawson was arrested, ousted from the army nnd sent to prison for six months on a charge of being involved in a short-lived revolt nt the Cordoba Garrison in September, ahor, backbone of the Peron regime vhich has held undisputed rule of he country since 1D46, first an- oiinccd a revolt by "some military men" and ordered workers in the :apital to moss in the square in rout of the president's offices. By noon thousands had poured nto the huge Plaza Mayo. There was no sign or either Peron or hlj wife, Eva, who was the target of army criticism recently. Mrs. Peron III Office workers in the presidential 54 3-8 55 1-8 42 1-1 64 7-8 CATHOLIC SCHOOL HRE—Mtmheis of Blylhe- vilie's Volunteer fire department are shown working on the roof of the Immaculate Conception Catho- —Courier News fholo lie School to oxlinsui-ih a fire which damaged the school last night. The fire broke out in a second llooi kitchen and )>pieixi rapidly through the attic. Floats Souaht For Cotton Event Parade Oct. 4 More fioat entries for the Nations' Cotton Picking Contest parade Get 4 are being sought by the Junior Chamber of Commerce, sponsors o! the event. Deadline Tor entering boat.", ii the parade Is Oct. 3, Jaycee officials said. Either 1 firms or individuals may enter floats, A prize of $150 will be awarded 945, The general confederation of palace leaned ind balconies, from the windows but there was ndication that Peron wa,^ In the Rosada, Mrs. Peron has been .11 for a week and has not been at her office. The state radio repeated tnees- iantly the announcement that a state of "internal war" existed and :hat army officers nartici]hUing in the uprising would be shot. This announcement was In the form of an official decree. Xcuspapers Guarded All radio stations, newspapers and the official banks were heavily guarded by federal police. Almost complete censorship was imposed late in the morning. A delegation from the General Workers Confederation appeared at the otfi.ce of the tdcper.tfenl newspaper La Nacion and n\ ui'>tect that it not publish tod.iv. The n-^vs- paper dropped heavy sl-.^l .-hutfjrs over its entrances Police ^u:i;ds permitted Asioci.itcd pj-c s ireno.i- nel to enter and 1-^a.vp [he building where the AP ollice Is located. t A tier ihr first announcements of the ,^-uite radio i)ro.u!cast,s. cables from Buenos Aire.i stopped lor M\ hour and then the filing was re- .stimed, hut this dUpatch cair.e tu>t by telephone from Buenos A ties. > n \uttK ui »iou win DC awaruta i to the ftrst-placc Second- j p!*cc prise will be SICK* and thrf third-place winner will teceivo Sod. i Jaycees In charge of float entries ire Billy Carter, Vlrcil Shaueyfelt j Ucc • mrt 0. L. Wcstbrook,"jr. Mar • d d iN.O, Cotton Soybeans May . Jul . Open H..:h Low Clo'C 3111 3713 36c5 561 . . 3703 3701! 3643 !i4> .. 36C3 3«W 3534 3i3i .. 3685 3683 35lil 3631 .. 3633 3636 3580 3530 New York Cotton NOV 1 Jan , Mar Ma/ July High ... 283' 3 ... 286 ... 288% ... 2(11 282 385'• 287 279\ | Oct 282'i | Dec 283': 28 Mar . May . Jul . Open High Lew close . 3700 3732 3670 3670 . 3700 3710 36ol 3651 . 3690 3703 3635 3FJ6 . 3693 3693 3633 3633 . 3640 3640 3582 33S3

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