The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 16, 1951 · Page 5
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1951 BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Textile Jobber Tells of Paying A Fee To Save $100,000 On Income Taxes WASHINGTON, Oct, 16. «>)— A textile Jobber testified today he paid »10,000 to a New York insurance man who promised to save him »100,000 on taxes, and was endorsed as "okay" by Denis W Delaney, then Boston Collector of Internal Revenue. Maxwell Shapiro, president of the Maxwell Shapiro Woolen Company of Boston, told the story to a House Ways and Means subcommit- tee Investigating scandals in the Internal Revenue Bureau. The time of his account was 1949. Since then Delaney has been fired as the Boston collector and, a month ago, was indicted on charges of accepting $12,500 from taxpayers In trouble with his office. Since the House Investigation began, some Congress members have made demands that it be widened to look into what the Justice De- Near Pound-a-Minute Pace Set In Cooter Cotton Picking Event Nearly a pound of cotton per minute. That's the average set by 16-year- old Jo Neal Middleton of Cooter, Mo., Saturday when he picked 118 Jessup's UN Seat Still Up to Senate Session Considers President's Choice, But Action Doubtful WASHINGTON, Oct. 16. (Iff — Amid doubtful prospects for Senate action, a Foreign" Relations subcommittee called a meeting today to consider what to do about the nomination of Philip C. Jessup to be a UN delegate. The closed session was arranged originally as one at which the five- man group would vote, but Jessup last night accepted an invitation to testify again and said he could not do so before tomorrow. In a telegram to Chairman Sparkman (D-Ala), Jessup said he was "eager to set the record straight" on accusations by Harold E. Stassen, president of the University of Pennsylvania. But he said he would not be able to see until this morning the full record of Stassen's testimony yesterday and that he has a speaking engagement ih New York this afternoon He asked to appear tomorrow mom- ing or any time thereafter. Sparkman said In advance of today's session that request seemed to blow up plans for a subcommittee vote today. He added that Jessup ci"certainly is entitled to be heard." r Jessup is an ambassador-at-large and a top adviser to Secretary of State Acheson. His nomination for the United Nations post has become involved in a sharp controversy over past U. S. policies toward China. With Congress driving for adjournment by Saturday, it appeared increasingly doubtful the Senate will act now on the nomination. Unless the Senate specifically votes down the nomination. President Truman would be free to give Jessup a recess appointment to serve as a delegate to the forthcoming UN sessions in Paris after Congress adjourns. Sparkman said the delay occasioned by Jessup's request to icstify again "certainly diminishes" the prospects for a vote. Whether there is one, he said, depends upon the full foreign relations committee and democratic leaders. pounds of cotton in 120 minutes to take first prize in the town's third annual cotton picking contest, a highlight of the yearly Cotton Festival. Second prize also was won by a Middleton as Jo Neal's brother, Faye Middleton, 11, walked off with second place money. Picking against 20 other con- estanfs, Jo Neal snagged the title et up by the sponsoring Cooter jions Club and senior class of Cooter High School. Miss Loretta Earls of Steele. Mo., vas crowned "Queen of Cotton" Saturday night by State Senator J. F. Patterson of Caruthersville. A Queen's Ball followed. Other winners in the cotton plck- ng contest include Buck Laster. hird place; Velier Ray, women of all ages; Pat Hinson. children under 15: and 15-60 years of age dlvi- iion ended in a tie between R. L. Taylor and Eugene Shinault. In the beauty contest. Miss Mary Ann Radermaker of New Madrid won second place. Miss Georgia Stewart of Cooter, third, and Miss Edna May Blankenship of Cooter, 'ourth. A parade was held in the afternoon with the school's senior class float winning first prize ($20) for '.Is "Old South" entry. A second prize of $15 went to :he Junior class for "Heart of the South," and third place and $10 to the Lions Club float. The fourth prize of $5 was taken by the "King Cotton" float sponsored by the Future Homemakcrs of America. - - , Seven Renew Red Cross First Aid Certificates B. G. Southall, field representative in first aid for the Americai Red Cross, conducted an instructors' review course at the Red Cross office here last night, Mrs. Floyc Haralson, executive secretary, sail today. Mrs. Charles R, Penn, Miss Min nie Poster, Miss Pearl Lee, Mis Rosa Hardy, Miss Effie Lee Terrell, Geneva Haraway and Bessie P. Ivy renewed their Instructor: certificates. Mrs. Haralson said, ai Lynwood Lewis reviewed the course Man Asks 'Cabbie' For Jug —But Gets Long Ride with Police LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16. (AP>— "Cabbie," said the man, "I wanna get a jug." It could be that the 'driver misunderstood. What Stanley Johnson, Toluca Lake, got yesterday was a ride to the jug. The "cab" he hailed was a black- and-white police car, and Johnson was booked on suspicion of intoxication. With the Courts Chancery: Divorces granted: Bob H. Skelton and Bobbie Louella Skelton. Randolph Evans and Jessie Evans. Livestock— NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. HI. Oct. 16. (<P|— (USDA)— Hogs 11,000 barrows anrt gilts mostly 10 to 15 lower than Monday's average; trad ing moderately active; built choice 190-240 Ibs 20.90-21.10; few sales 21.15-25; only two loads 21.25; mos lot-s 250-270 Ibs 20.40-75; bulk 150. .170 IDS 20.00-21.00; 120-140 Ibs 18.50 1950; few. 100-110 Ibs 17.50-18.CO sows steady; bulk 400 Ibs down 18.50-19.00; heavier sows 17.50-18.25 Cattle 5,000, calves 1,600; openin: demand fairly good; early sales mainly to shipper interests an< about steady; one load mostly low choice yearling type steers 35.00 high commercial and low gooc steers 34.00-50; utility and commer cial cows 22.00-27.00; canners and cutters 10.50-22.00. 12 Cu. Ft. Size Frigidaire Food Freezer artment has been doing about ir- egularittes in the tax collection ystem. Shapiro related that on April 21, 949, he was visited at his office y Hugh Tlnnegan, a brother of ndicted St. Louis Collector, James ~\ Finnegan, and Daniel Friedman, New York Insurance man. At the time, Shapiro said, he ad outstanding tax liabilities of pproximately 5142.000, of which 11,000 was owed by his woolen ompany and the rest represented ersona) liability. Shapiro quoted Friedman as say- ng he could "straighten out my ax .liabilities" and "shave it down o about $40,000." Friedman, Shapiro 'continued, demanded a fee of $10,000 for "com- romlsing his tax indebtedness." [e said Friedman also to!d him hat he and Hugh Finnegan "just ame down from a friend of your's" Collector Delaney. "I called up the collector and ask- d about these two fellows. He said hey were okay," Shapiro testified. "He told me they were In the tax iusine.es In New York and that Hugh Finnegan was a brother of he collector in St. Louis. He said Ir. Finnegan (James p. Finnegan) was scheduled to take the place f Mr. Schoeneman as Internal Revenue Collector in Washington." George J. Schoeneman was In- ernal Revenue Collector at the ime. He resigned earlier this year ml has been succeeded by John I. Dunlap. Shapiro said he gave Friedman . check for $5.000, adding, "as long :s these men were sent do\vn Jrom he collector's office, I assumed it was all right." Stolen Car Is Found Abandoned at Luxora The sfieriff's office reported this morning that a 1950 Me\cury coupe stolen In Luxora Friday night, has been found abandoned near Luxora. The car was fond last night. It was stolen from J. E. McCoy of Luxora. WAR PLATFORM (Continued from Page 1) date— "I'm for the man who can -win next time." Touch of Harmony There was a touch of harmony yesterday when western members of the Republican national commit- voted confidence in the honesty and integrity of Chairman Guy "rabrielson. Gabrielson has been criticized for dealings with the Reconstruction Nuance Corporation on an $18,500,000 loan for a gasoline refining firm of which he U president and ;enera! counsel. He already has said le won't resign. The parly chairman also drew support from Rep. Hugh Scott (R- Pa), who Is looking for presidential support if or .General Dwight D. Eisenhower He Is firmly behind national officers, including Gabrielson, he told the conference. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Tuesday WaltADisney's •* JC ta WONDERLAND > "Also Warner News Short* Wednesday & Thursday "EL PASO" Starring John Payne • Gail Russell Also News & Shorts COTTON BOLL on North Hi way 61 Phone 3570 Tuesday & Wednesday 1 New streamlined design 1 Finger-touch, counterbalanced lid 1 Built-in lock 2 hondy, sliding bosk** Famous M*t*i-Mis*r mechanism Automatic inferior Baht ^-^^* Adams Appliance Co., Inc. • Sale* J. W AT1AMS Mtrr A Q«i-tM*« _ J. W, ADAMS, Mgr. 206-208 West Main. Service Phone 2071 Recondit ioned Refrigerators— Ranges— Washers GARY COOPER THE PRIDE OF THE YANKEES (Continued from Page 1) / n the center of the three mile ector beat off the American as- a ults. The whole sector was shrouded •ith dust raised by the explosion of .300 red artillery and mortar shells nd thundering or 18,000 rounds rom U. N. guns. South Koreans knifed ahead with wo advances among the eastern Idges. B-29 Superforts backed the three- ront U.N. offensive with night at- acks on the Red front lines. They it 21 points with air bursting wmbs. One Red Downed Eleven of the big bombers turned o blasting rail bridges near MIG Hey in northwest Korea almost Imultaneously with the day's Ilrst et battle. One Red jet was shot own in that scrape between n Sabre jets and 12 MIG-lSs. Tuesday advances on the central rent gave the u. s. 24th Division nd the Repulic of Korea Sixth Division control ol most of the ilgher hills on the approaches to umsong. Only comparatively low and roll- ng hills He hewteen them and the Red assembly point. The town was vlthln easy range of American ar- illery. Front line dispatches reported ed resistance stiffened as the Alies drove closer to the city, approximately 30 miles north of the :8th Parallel. Morning Gains Limited Morning gains of the 24th DI- 'ision were limited, a U. S. 8th Army communique said. The ROKs attacking from the southeast, push- el forward 1.000 yards before noon. The rapid and only moderately opposed advance has surprised Ailed commanders. They had expect- d to meet the same fanatic. last ditch defense put up by Reds gainst other phases of the U. N. all offensive on Heartbreak Ridge ri the east and along the full western front. The Reds had shifted their cen- ral front stronghold to Kumsong ifter they lost their old Iron Triangle assembly area to the Allied ummer counteroffensive. Kumsong s east of the Chorwon-Kumhwa- p yonggang triangle. Presumably hey had enough power available o make it tough going for at- acking Allies. PAGE FIV* ' House Passes Bill Giving School Aid WASHINGTON, Oct. 16. (AP) — The House passed yesterday and sent to the Senate a bill to provide increased federal aid to schools In critical defense areas. The House vote was 257 to 55. Local communities now may obtain federal aid U they can show a big boost In school population because of defense program activity. The bill would permit them to obtain help beforehand in anticipation of such an Increase. COURT Governor Must Heed Cities, Towns Needs, Municipal League Told LITTLE ROCK. Oct. 16 (;p) _ The next governor of Arkansas cannot afford to Ignore the needs of the cities anrt towns. Glenn Zimmerman, executive director of the Arkansas Municipal League, told his organization today. Zimmerman, of Norlh Little Rock, addressed the opening session of the League's nth annual convention here. (Continued from Page 1) yesterday were Ed Chlsenhall, Allen Segraves. Chris Tompkins, Jr. Ray Mann. Clem Whistle, Jr.. Guy Robbins, Rodney Anders, Emmitt Wilson and Guy Driver, all of Osceola; R. C. Langston, Roy Poag and John Thweatt, a!l of Luxora; H. D. Jumper and J. H. Whitaker. both of Wilson; J. R. Forrester and Lloyd Shelton, both of Dyess; Y. A. Hale of Burdette, Lester Ayres of Keiser, J. P. Holtman, Jr., Rt. 1. Lepanto, A. C. Spellings of West Ridge, Calvin Williams of Bassett, Leslie Speck of Frenchman's Bayou, Roy Whitmore of Etawah and Jack Uizell of'Joiner. Mooring Mast Brings Profits NEW YORK MV-The dirigible mooring mast that the late Alfred E. Smith had built on top of the Empire State Building is paying off In a way probably never envisioned by "Al." A television broadcasting mast surmounting this world's tallest building is bringing in $503,000 a year In rents, according to George A. Hammer of the Charles F. Noyes Co., agents. .Five local TV stations pay $70,000 a year each to use the mast, plus $30.000 a year for space for control equipment. In addition, the observation tower brings in $800,000 a year in admissions. Men with One Dependent Accepted by Air Force Married men with not more than one dependent now are being accepted for enlistment in thi U.S. Air Force providing they meet mental and physical requirements, T/Sgt. Arthur O. Bahn, Blytheville Army and Air Force recruiter, said today. Sgt. Bahn said persons In this category also are eligible for Army Officers Candidate School. Further information Is available at the recruiting office in City Hall. Heater Causes Alarm A burned out element In an electric hot water heater at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Ntersthei- mer, 201 West Kentucky, was the cause of a fire alarm this morning. No damage resulted. Population Growing BONN, Germany, (fl>(—By the end of June this year, 48,030,200 people, of them 25,506,400 women, lived In West Germany, the government's statistical office announced fc)day. In the period from April to June the population grew by 131,003. In the same period 50,000 Germans from Communist Enst Germany and from Berlin came to West Germany. Read Courier News Classified Ads Obituaries Globe-Circling Goodwill Ambassador Leaves Spain lor Amsterdam MADRID. Spain, Oct. 16. (<P) — Globe-circling Rep. Peter F. Mack (D-I11) took off for Amsterdam today on another lap of his world friendship tour. The 34-ytar-old legislator Is flying solo. He began the flight at Springfield, 111., on Oct. 7. He said he would break his Itinerary anywhere between Helsinki and Athens to go to Moscow if he Is able to obtain a Soviet visa. TAXES Cartoon | Kiddies Free ••••eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee Guest Ticket Nites! ••••eee«eeeeee»».*eeeeee (Continued from Page 1) bill If congress okays It. The bill, second In size only to the first of two previous post-Korea tax boosts, calls /or an Increase of S2.333.000.000 In Individual Income taxes. $2.195,000.000 more In corporation taxes, and an additional $1 204,000.000 1n excise (sales) taxes over a lull year's operation. However, some miscellaneous provisions or the bill will result in revenue losses, cutting the net Increase in the treasury income to the 55,732,000,000 figure. J. W. Dolen Dies; Was Retired Frisco Conductor J. W. Dolen. father of Mrs. Elbert Huffman of Blj-theville and Mrs. I. M. Castllo of Luxora, died last night In Baptist Hospital in Memphis. He was IS. Services will be conducted tomorrow at National Funeral Home in Memphis with burial in Jonesboro. A former Frisco conductor, Mr. Dolen retired 14 years ago and before moving to Memphis resided In Jonesboro. Wilson and Chaffee, Mo. He was a conductor on the "Moose" formerly operated by the Frisco between Blytheville and Jonesboro. He also served on the Memphis-to-St. Louis run. Mr. Dolen was a Mason and a member of the Union Avenue Baptist Church in Memphis. Other survivors Include his wife Mrs. Patra Dolen of Memphis; a son, William Dolen of Memphis; another daughter. Mrs. Frank Roberts of Memphis; and two brothers. Ed Dolen of Tulsa. Okta.. and Roy Dolen of California. Bennett Funeral To Be Tomorrow At Chapel Here Funeral services for John Emmett Bennett. 70, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow In the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by the Re\ Qeorge McGehey. pastor of the LaJce Street Methodist Church assisted by the Rev. 'David McPeak, pastor of the Baptist Chnpel Mission. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery. Mr. Bennett, a retired farmer died at his home at 208 South Holland Street yesterday following an illness of six years. Born In Winona, Miss.. Mr. Bennett had lived in Blytheville tor 20 years. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Martha Alice Bennett, seven daughters Mrs. Zula Kenwrlght, Mrs. Maizel Lowrance, Mrs. Burma Armstrong and Mrs. Claudia Dozler of Blytheville. Mrs. Glenyce Olree of Luxora Mrs. Ora Dale Cagle of Memphis Mrs. Callie'Ruth Murff of Caruth- ersvllle; and one brother W. O. Bennett of Winona. Pallbearers will be Otis Lewis Charles Smith, Leslie Kenwrlght Harold Dozler, Frank Sawyers am John Baker. Navy Is Seeking Murse and WAVE Officer Applicants Chief Petty Officer H. O. Tie- ater of the Navy Recruiting Sta- on In City Hall here said today hat applications for commissions n the WAVES are being accepted o Jill Regular Navy vacancies Women selected will be appointed tnslgas and sent to General Line :>choo! In Rhode Island for indoc- -rlnatlon. Applicants must be be. -wen 21 and 25, unmarried and io!d a degree from an accredited :ollege or university, he said One year of active duty it required after appointment, he said Ohief TlewaUir also said that ap- ilicants for commissions in tho Navy's Nurse Corps will be Inter- •lewed Oct. 22-23 In the Navy Requiting Office in the old Post Office Building at Little Roclt. Applicants for Nurse Corps commissions must be between the ages of 21 and 29 and be registered nurses. TRADE-IN ALLOWANCE MONTHLY PAYMENT Admiral 70 14 00 64 9.3 Cu. Ft. . . $299.95 Custom Model It's as easy as pie to have a brand new Admiral refrigerator in your home tonight! Your old refrigerator makes the down payment (just as long as it's in working condition) and monthly payments are mighty low! Doesn't take a penny cash. What are you waiting for? Pick out the one you want tomorrow I Hubbard Hardware COMING SOON! 213 West Main Phone 2015 NEW THEATER Manila, Ark. TIPTON Monette, Ark. NEW Caraway, Ark. 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