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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, October 8, 1951
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PAGE FOURTEEN BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER KBWg Legislature's Change of Livestock Law Held Unconstitutional by High Court LITTLE ROCK, Oct. 8. (AP)—The Arkansas Supreme Court today held uncon.sii- i.ulional a legislative attempt to limit the statewide livestock restriction law wliidi van adopted by popular vote. In a G-to-l decision, the court threw out Act 120 of' 1951 which amended Initiated Act. No. 1, of 19SO. Initiated Act. No. 1, adopted alt- . the 1&50 gcjioral ejection, made it a misdemeanor for owners to allow livestock to run at large on any highway or road In the state. Act 120 attempted to limit the Initiated act to hard-surfaced roails and within corporate limits, hut said that it should continue to apply where local districts to keep stock confined had been set up before Jan. 1, 1051. The Supreme Court opinion, written by Associate Justice George Rose Smith, upheld Pulaski Circuit Court in declaring Act 120 void. Associate Justice Sam Robinson dissented. Acl Is Unconstitutional The amending act ar, unconstitutional its provisions arc "local and arbitrary," the liiyh court opinion said. The court did not consider the controversy over whether the initiated act .should apply only to liaid- surfaced roads, but dwelt mainly in Its considerations upon the stock district exemption. "Ixjcal and Arbitrary" The opinion said "exemption of stock law district.? must ... be condemned as local and arbitrary." Under Act 120 one owner of cattle may be criminally liable for allowing them to wander on public roads, "while his neighbor may pursue the same course'with impunity, merely because he lives within the IJOUH- daries of a stock law district "wherein limits are only on hoys. sheep, and goats, the court said. "Widespread inequalities like this one show that the classification contained hi Act 120 bears no fair relationship to the purpose o! the statute," said the opinion. Judgment Is Upheld The Supreme Court aftlrmed a Columbia Circuit Court Judgment fining Zula Mae Wilson, operator of the Highway Cafe near Magnolia, $1,000 for selling liquor in dry territory and $oOO for selling untaxed intoxicants. The court affirmed a Critlcnden Circuit Court Jury verdict finding Freeman Montaque, West Memphis, guilty of involuntary manslaughter and fixing his term at three years plus a $1,000 fine. Montaque was convicted In the death of Mrs. M. W. Clifton near I*hl, on Oct. 1, 1030, when a car driven by her husband collided with one driven by Montnque. The high court opinion snid there was evidence Monta<iua had been drinking liquor. WRECKS (Continued from Pag* 1} Salmons is a native of Fort Smith. The surviving member of the family, two-year old Dfivid Louis, Is being cared for In the Toledo hospital. Ife suffered only a minor cut In the accident. James Wayne, -I, and Ann, six months, were killed in the wreck. The bodies are to be returned here for burial with Cobb Funeral Home In charge. Arrangements arc incomplete. O.seeolriii Injured T. W. Purklns. superintendent of Osceola Products Company, was seriously Injured early yesterday when his 19-19 Chevrolet pickup truck crashed into the second section of a Frisco dlescl freight train at a grade eroi-sine In the heart o[ Os- ccolst's business district. Mr, Perkins, who is in the Methodist Hospital in Memphis, wns reported In a serious condition this mornlni;. He Is sulfrrlng from a fractured right elbow, fractured right ankle and abrasions about the face and back. According to witnesses, Mr. Pcr- . kins crashed into the train which \l'.-(<; already on the cro.'.si[ig. Warning signals at the crossing were op- crating at the time of the wreck, witnesses said. Mr. Perkins, who was alone in the truck at the time of the accltlciit, was thrown clear of the wreckage. The truck was demolished. The accident occurred at 5:-IO a.m. Three Youths Hurt Arkansas Girl Dies in Wreck MONTERREY. Mexico, Oct.. S. tip, • — Mrs. Barbara CnmpbeH, 24, daughter o( Dr. E. Wortlicim of tho University of Arkansas, w a s killed in a traffic collision near Cienagas yesterday. She was in a car driven by her husband, dipt. Lcnnon Campbell, an Army officer stationed at. a military hospital In Snn Antonio. ATOMIC (Continued from rnge I) Secretary of the Air Force Fln- Jettcr said thnt a larne Air Force will bo needed despite America's progress In the field of tactical atomic weapons. To IS* Delivered by 1'lancs Asked, "does thai mean these weapons will bo delivered essentially by planer?" he replied: "Ye.s, essentially, for the moment, they arc going to '.>e delivered by airplanes . . . piloted airplanes." Dean, chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, told the House committee he thought an atom- powered plane would be "in the air" within the next decade and he added: "If the people who run thnt Diane find service it on the ground are the Air Force which Is referred to (by committee members). I think you will have the teRmlUR of an atomic nlr force within a decade." "Family" !)t!vrlii|ifnj; Dean told of development of a '•hole family" of atomic weapons which arc aflccllnj.; Pentagon planning on what armed forces this country should have and how they should he nsecf. He said: "What we are working toward here Is a situation where- we will have atomic weapons in almost as complete variety as we do conventional ones, and situations where we can use them in the same way. 'This would Include artillery shells, guided missiles, torpedoes, rockets and bombs for uround- Mossadegh Flies Toward UN Meet Iranian Premier To Arrive in U.S. For Oil Hearings NEW YORK, Oct. 8. f,f>i—Iran's Premier Mohammed Mossadegh arrived here by plane today to defend his country's oil nationnliaztion program before the United Nations. Three youths were injured about support arcraft among others, and 1:30 a.m. Sunday when the car in it would include big ones for Me 1 V '1', C '' "!^.,r'' C r "" nB C ' aShCti ""° "l»"tl°»s ""I little ones-ami this a tree at Wilson. They were identified as Janet fluth Hale. 13, daughter of Mrs. liernice Hale, who received a head Injury and a. leg cut; Jimmy Bussey. 10. son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Bussey, who suffered a broken Jaw. a concussion and the loss of several teeth: and Wlllinm L. Wadsworth. Jr., 13. son of Mr. and Mrs. W. i Jp Wadsworth, Sr., ot West Memphis and formerly of Wilson, who received cuts about (lie head and face. All were taken to Baptist Hospital in Memphis. The oar belonged to Mrs. Hnle. SEAGRAVES (Continued from Page 1) Florenden r of over operation of the Plantation at Burdette. He was a lifelong merube. the First Methodist church he... tn addition to his wife, Mr. gca- Kravcs leaves two sons, s. E. Sen- eravcs Jr.. and Robert Taylor Sea- (ivaves; hi.! mother. Airs. Tiiylor Seagraves, all ol Osccola; and one sister Mrs. Basil Hall of Mt. Dora Fla. Pallbra is important—for little situations." Officers Seeking Passer of Four Bad Checks Here City and county peace officers today continued their search for the "hot check" artist who parsed at least four worthless checks in nlythcvillc iast week. Deputy Sheriff Charles Short said the man passed the worthless checks, each for $10. at Planters Hardware, the fl. F. Goodrich Store, Wade Furniture Store and Mead's Clothing Store, Inst week. The checks . were all drawn against the account of Mrs. G. S. Atkinson on the First National Bank. However. Mrs. Atkinson's husband. Dr. G. S. Atkinson, said his wile did not have an account a! the First National Bank. NEW YORK. Oct. 8. IIP,—Iran's Premier Mohammed Mossndeph is .scheduled to arrive today by plane to present his country's case to the United Nations Security Council in the oil dispute with Britain. The council Is not expected to meet before Thursday. Meantime the aged and ailing premier Is expected to hold bedside conferences with U. N. diplomats from a suite in New York Hospital. Iran contends that nationalization of her oil Is a domestic problem and the U. N. should refuse to Interfere. Mossadegh, a fervent Nationalist. led the fight to drive Britain's Anfjlo- Iranian Oil Company out of Iran from his bed In his" modest private house In Tehran. He rarely left it except to appear in parliament, where he made Impassioned pleas—sometimes accompanied by fainting spells—for support against what he regarded as foreign exploiters. Dressed in pink pajamas, he received such dignitaries as W. Averell Harrlman, President Truman's special envoy, and Britain's Ambassador Sir Francis Shepherd. Reports from Rome and Amsterdam, where the premier's plane stopped yesterday, described him as grimacing with pain and trembling F «-i(h nervousness. At both slops he jmade only brief appearances. WAC-WAF Interviews To Be Conducted Here Young women high school graduates interested In Joining the Army or the Air Force may talk to S/Sgt Birdie M. King. WAC-WAF recruiter from the Army and Air Force Recruiting Main Station in Little liock, who will be here Oct. 18. In order to he eligible to applv for either the WAC or the WAF. a young woman must have her high school diploma, a copy of her birth record, be single and between the ages of 18 and 35. S/Sgt. King will give the qualifying written examination and will assist in Initiating applications while she is at the recruiting office in the City Hall here. Further Information about enlistment in the WAC or the WAF may be obtained from T/SEL Arthur G. Bahn at the recruiting office here! With the Courts Common Pleas: Marcus Evrard vs. M. L. Hufrhes. doing business as Hughes and Company, suit on debt. Ltixorn, Tom Callis of Burdctle, John r> : . White of Osceola. Richard Cromcr-of Carson Lake. Rrucc Col- MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1951 An Invitation to you to \ The price of a |ii).slat;c .sdtntii hrintrs every one of uur nankin;; .services into your own home.. .Ids vuu attend to deposits and \vilhiiiii\vals ;il YOl'Ii convenience. H'.s amilhiT service ofTereil b.v The I-'arniers Hank & Trust Co., the oldest liank in Mississippi County. The next time you're in the batik, nsk about this convenient service.. .bunking by mail. \v i*f, % • s&\ ,&fe- RMERS BANK AND TRUST COMPANY The Oldest Bank in Mississippi County "Time Tried—Panic Tested" F.D.I.O-J10.MI E«h DepoMl Member Ftderil Senate-House Group Down To Big Points of Tax Bill WASHINGTON, Oct. «. (AP) — A Senate-House conference committee today got down to the big points of dispute in a bill to increase taxes by $5,000,000,000 to $1,000,000,000 a year. The remaining major controversies between the two branches involve: 1. The size of the increase In individual Income taxes. In all but the highest brackets, the House hill calls for a 12 'f, per cent boost in the tax due under present rates the Senate bill for an 11 per cent rise. The final lit-iire probably will be somewhere In between. 2. A House proposal to make a greater portion of a company's earnings subject to the excess profits tax. Corporation Taxes? 3. Whether to impose corporation taxes on unallocated profits of cooperatives, presently untaxed. Members of the 12-man conference group are pointing for a final agreement by tomorrow night' some even spoke hopefully of completing the compromise bill today. But any one of the big unresolved Issues might hold back the final settlement several days. Saturday Session Held The conferees capped live days of negotiations last week with a Saturday session that lasted until nightfall. They cleaned up a hundred odds and ends of the hill, but readily conceded that the big issues still remained to be worked out. Additions and increases to the excise taxes, along with a tew decreases to the excise taxes, now are out of the way. If the new law can be enacted by Oct. 21, the changes will take effect Nov. 1. The excise boasts all arc slated to end April 1, 1954. Stossen Contends State Department Undermined Chinese Nationalists JUMP STASSEN CONTENDS 2-21 WASHINGTON, Oct. 8. UP, — Harold E. Sta.«en contended today the record makes it plain the State Department played a part in undermining the Chinese Nationalists, and contradicts denials by Secretary Acheson and Ambassador Philip C. Jcssup. Testifying before a Senate foreign relations subcommittee, Stassen said: "The denials by the State Department of things which I know are true, the claims by the State Department of things which I know are not true, leave me very uneasy and disturbed with regard to our country's future policy." The Senate group is considering Jcssup's nomination to be a delegate to the coming United .Nations General Assembly meeting In Paris. He is now an ambassador-at-large, a post in which he represents this country on many .special occasions. Stassen. former Republican governor of Minnesota and now president of the University of Pennsylvania, testified last week on the Jessup nomination. He said then that the late Senator Arthur Vandenberg (R-Mich) told him that, Acheson and Jessnp plugged at a secret While House meeting in 1949 for a cut-off of aid to Nationalist China. CEASE-FIRE (Continued from Page 1) ier. and Gen. Peng Teh-Huai. commander of Chinese Communist forces In North Korea. Responsibility "1'laccu" Ridgway opened his reply with the statement: "We again categorically state that the responsibility for the delay in negotiations during the past several weeks is yours." The exchange of messages leave's the two sides about one mile apart on the negotiation front but drawing closer. Ridgway had proposed that talks be resumed near Songhyon, about a mile from Panmunjorn. He may still be holding out for that \var- orUtenid village in his reference to "the immediate vicinity of Panmun- jom." The Reds have climbed down from their stronger demands made frequently since the talks broke olf more than six weeks aeo. Firemen Busy Over Weekend One House Gutted During Night Bloze Sparks and soot rrom a heating stove was the cause of a fire alarm at the home of J. c Whittle 512 North Fifth Street this morning. According to "Fire chief Roy Head, sparks from the stove ignited wallpaper over a Hue opening resulting in minor damage to the wall. T)K Fire Department answered to two alarms Saturday night and one yesterday afternoon. . The ceiling and roof of a vacant three-room apartment at the rear of 623 West Walnut were damaged by a blaze Saturday night. Chief Head said that cause of this fire has not been determined. Fire of undetermined origin gutted the four-room home of Virgil Foley at 409 East Ash Street Saturday night. The fire started in a front room of the house, Chief Head said, Rep. Mack Resumes Round-the-World Trip After Wcatfier Delay PITTSBURGH. Oct. a. (API Rep. Peter F. Mack. Jr. rfD-[JI> resumed his ronnd-the-wortd good will flight today (at 1:12 EST} after threatened bad weather caused an over-night stop in Pittsburgh. He described his solo flight as "strictly uneventful so far" before he lifted his silver and red mon- planc into the air at the Allegheny County Airport. He landed there last night when the threat of poor flying weather cut short the initial leg of his long [light. and spread rapidly. No on* home at fee Um« *« discovered. Yesterday afternoon, a servant's home at the tear ot Hj West Davis was destroyed by a fire believed caused by an ov«r- heated oil cook stove. The fire broke out In th« kitchen of the house which was owned by Mrs. Pletch Fisher and occupied by her Negro cook. TO A MOVIE THEATRE TODAY! On Stage In Person »»D tHEIS Tennessee Mt. Boys , with Smilin' Eddie }lill and his bays of \VMC, Memphis. Harmonica Franks Special Adiled Attraction COUSIN NIMROD "The old nuiitl's heartthrob" and many more outstanding Wed. Oct. 10 8:00 P.M. Main Exhibit Fildg. Walker Park, UiythevilJe Admission: Adults 75e Children, 50c, tax inc. wheel you ever turned! Safest wheel you ever held! Come try it yourself . . . Chrysler this year introduce! the first power steering ever offered on an American passenger car. Many owners tell us it is the greatest advance in car driving since the self-starter! To a person who hasn't tried it, it is actually impossible to describe what B difference it makes. Driving becomes a new and wonderful experience. At yoirr touch on the wheel, hydraulic power instantly provides tour-filths ol the energy needed to steer the car. Gone is all sense of tug, strain, tension. In its place you find a wonderful sense of absolute front wheel control with almost no effort on your part. Hydraguide is regular equipment on Crov.-n Imperials, optional at extra cost on other 8-cylinder models. Whatever car you're driving now, we invite you to ... Como TRY Chrysler Hydracjuide . . . First power itrering ever offered oo BO American passenger carl Come TRY Chrysler FirePower . . . ISO Horsepower, finest and mo«t powerful jxuwnRrr car engine on America'! highw-nys today! Corns TRY CKrymler Power Broking... Power from th« engine Uetp* apply th« brakes . . exit* foot pre*»ur« reqiiinxi fti much M twotimdt] S new Hydraguide Power Steering! NEW EASE! 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