The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 19, 1952 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 19, 1952
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PAGE EIGHT (AUK..) (JOUK1KK NEWS SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 1953 Legislators Irked by Truman Threat of Special Sessions By G. MILTON KELLY WASHINGTON LB — President Truman's threat to crack the Knuckles of Congress with a chain of dally special sessions ii It balks at voting the money he think? is needed for defense drew defiant retorts today frorr. several legislators. "He secin.s to have gono completely off his head," Sen. Tail of Commodity And Stock Markets- He* York Stock* A T and T 154 1-8 Amcr Tobacco 66 5-8 Anacondn Copper 4-1 1-4 Beth Steel 49 1-8 Chrysler 73 !Coca-Cola - 106 Gen Electric 55 5-8 Gen Motors 53 3-8 Montgomery Ward CO 1-2 N Y Central 19 1-2 J C Penney 67 1-4 Republic Steel 391-8 Radio 21 1-8 Socony Vacuum 303-1 Btudebnker 305-0 Standard of N J 74 1-4 Texas Corp 55" 1-2 Scars 63 1-2 U S Steel 38- 1-4 Sou Pac 11 3-8 Ohio, n candidate for Republican presidential nomination, said in tngnpid,, when lie learned of Truman's statement yesterday in a speech dedicating a new Am- ve!s national headquarters. "Ho is claiming power like Charles I of England." Tafl told a SprinfificUt rally. "The President seems lo think he must (,'ct all thu money he afiks. Well., Congress . . . Is Ihe appropriating power and . . , always has boon." "Can't Make It Stick" "That's one he can't make stick," said Ken. Capebart (R-Iml), expressing the mood of many congressmen of both parties who believe the 52'a billion dollars Tru- 1 man has asked for the defense program mid foreign aid is too much. The House already has cut the total six billions, and the Senate hopes to slash it substantially. Ken- ate committee, hearings on tiie appropriation arc to bcf;in next week. Truman departed from his prepared text lo charge Hint "dangerous anrt destructive" cuts in llu: program, which he said were made for the sake of election-year headline hunting, would risk the lives of American soldiers. He said he would not stand for It. lie said he would "call a special 'Turnip Day' session of Congress' every day up to New Years, if necessary, until restoration of whatever eventual cul la decided upon. Soybeans May July , Sep. Nov. High . 284", . 282 U . 275 Low 282 M 281 274 269 V- 11:15 582 )1 281 274 209 '.', U.S. Removes Rubber Controls WASHINGTON tfi — 1]^ government today announced the removal of almost nil controls on the use of natural and synthetic rubber, effective April 21. But the door was left open for a quick clampdown should the nation's rubber stockpile fall dangerously low or prices skyrocket again. CEASE-FIRE (Continued from Page I> banned. Previously they could nol even discuss this issue. Maj. Gen. William K. Harrisor warned tho Reds that the U.N. position on both Russia and airfields Is "irrevocable." By GEORGE A. MCAKTHUR 8EOUI. W>—U.S. Sabre jeUs shot down seven Communist MIO-15S, probably destroyed another antl damaged five In the week endet Friday, U.S. Fifth Air Force reported today. Only one SnVjre \vas lost In nir combnt. One Allied warplanc wns lost to Red groundfire and three failed to return for unknown causes Snow, rain and fog settled over] the Korean Front Saturday, ground-' Ing Allied fliers nncl turning tho frontllnes into a morass of mud. U.S. Eighth Army announced U,s troops inflicted eight casualties. The Reds said 934 were Killed. 1.375 wounded and 39 taken prisoner. Ground Action Light Eighth Army reported only light ground action Friday. A staff officer said the Reds Jnbbcd lightly along the Eastern and East-Central Fronts. There was no significant action in (he west, where the Reds have bten probing for several days. FLOOD Arkansas News Briefs — Five Tornado Relief Grants Are Approved By The Associated I'rcsis LITTLE ROCK — Five f!rants totaling $38,250 have IJPCTI np- proveil by (lie Federal Housing and Home Finance Auc-ncy of Ft. Worth, Tex,, for tornado rehabilitation In White County. A S55.- ROO tfrnnt was given conditional npnrovnl. The approved grants--nil involving denning, repairing und salvaging Judsonla and Bnld Knob schools---are available for Immediate use. May Draft May Get 390 LITTLE ROCK—Arknnsus will have ft Mny draft fjuota of 3!JG men, most of them 21 or older. In announcing the figure yesterday. Selective Her vice headquarters here said also that 5*J5 registrants will report, for pre- Inductlon physical examinations in May. More to Convention LITTLE ROCK — Mrs Jack Carries of Canulcn, Arkansas' National Democratic CommitLec- ivomnn, snys the demand fnr reservations nt the National Convention has it]createci since President Trumnn's withdrawn! from the providential race, Continued from Page 8) third largest city—the river was ive miles wide. Workers fought :o save outlying parts of (he town. Stockyard workers took lh« last cattle from the ynrris in tlic south part of the city. The water was BtiU rising. At Craig, Knn., women and children were moved fiom the town. The menfolk, nided by Nut tonal Guardsmen, stayed to build a temporary levee around the town of 800. At Lea ven worth, Kan., water crept up on the Sherman Air Force Base on three -sides. About. 700 of the state prison farm were flooded wiMiuele eac-vwphd tosp— flooded when a levee was topped— but dikes hold the water back from another 1,300 acres. But in nil this tremendous strug- le, there was no Ioss of !ifo reported. While the Missouri raged, the Mississippi River poured an all- time high crest down the upper valley below St. Pnul, Flood preparations were under way in river lowland areas ol Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois. Dike Threatened The Mississippi approached five feet above flood stage at Wlnona, Minn., where high water threatened dikes protecting one-third of the city of 25,000. The river at La Crosse, Wis., was the highest since 1880 and the crest still was to come. Extensive damage was prevented by strengthened dikes. Water rose above the flood stage in the Davenport-Rock Isln-nd-Mo- litiR-Enst Molino area. The creat is expected April 26. Flood preparations were under way at Dubuque. Water was seeping Into basements in lowland business ami residential areas of Clinton, la. The Milk River in Montana wtis a troublesome monster, too, as the result of a break in the Frenchman Creek storage dam last Tuesday. Water spread over a wide lowland area to case pressure on Glasgow . and Nashua—hut these towns still U. Of A. StuOCnt \Yff1S were working on their dikes. U.S. Army engineers in Kansas City estimated the Missouri will roll up a 13'ij million-dollar damage toll ii* tlie area from Rulo, Neb., Iowa Bride Wears Mud On Her Shoes COUNCIL BLUFFS, la. M>,_ An 18-year-old couple spoke their marriage vows here yesterday. The bridegroom, James Crog- lian Jr., was tired from duty with the emergency crews fighting the turbulent Missouri's greatest flood crest. The bride. Wnmla Dolores Edic. wore a hlne pluid rain'.oat, muddy shoes and anklets. They were married by Municipal Court Judge Andy Neilsen in his office, which was decorated with a withered potted plant for the occasion. They had to call City Clerk Jim John Stouffer off the levees, where he was carrying sandbars, to issue the marriage license. Judge Neilsen was called away from special duty at the city Hall to perform the ceremony. xtended Arkansas Weather Forecast Extended ArkansaK Forecast for the-period April 10-22: N'ormil minimum 50-58. Normal maximum 75-80. No important changes. Precipitation moderate. Obituaries Welfare Checks Halted LITTLE ROCK—The Arkansas State Auditor's offiee has VuiHec payment of 70 welfare cheeks to hospitals, medical .^supply firms and Individual doctors, The auditors office .said yesterday the chct-ks wtniUi have cre- r\tcd an $8.407 overdraft in the \velfnro depart me tit's rnt.seelhme- on.s Rrnnls and aid account. Welfare officials said funds would be transferred from other accounts to cover the checks. Gas Units Integrated EL DORADO — Thn Arkansas Oil and Clas Commlsion has ordered integration of seven units in Arkansas oil and tui.s producing areas. The action yesterday was taken on annliratlon of the companies concerned. Teachers .Favor Union HOT SPRINGS —A spokesman Fay.-; that Hot Springs' public school teachers have Indicated thev wish to affiliate with the AFL American Federation of Teachers, John A. Croney Dies; Rites Today .Service.'; for John Ampos Croney of Hifih Tower worn to lx> held this afternoon nt 4 o'clock nt tils home 1 . Mr, Ci'onpy. who v/ns 91, died yc.stortlay after a weeks illness. A fnriner. hfi h;ui lived at Hit;!) Tower .since ItttZ. He WHS born In Imhocicn. The Hcv. Clay Brooks will officiate and burial will l>e In Maple Grove Cemetery. lie leaves four sons, Claude Croney of Blythevlllc 1 . Percy Croney of Lnxora. Bedford Gronr-y of Strnt- forfl, Calif., ami Walter Croney ol Rohlc. Intl.: find one daughter, Mrs, Mav Hunt of Robie. Inri. Cobb Funeral Home is in charge. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. SATURDAY THE DALTON GANG" Don Red Harry TEEL (Continued from P;ige 1) make a new court attempt, in Die cvnnt Sawyer acts, to challenge both legality of seizure, nnrt the government's right to raise wages. Tt was not knnwn hrw much Sawyer may seek (o ijive Murray's union member;;. Tlic \V;i'Tt' SU'.blli/ntfon Bonrd ha^ prnpn-^r-d a 2fi-c:ont WUJJD Incrcasi; "packi'.nt'" including a 17' ^-cent boost In straight pay. The industry has offered a lotnl 17 1 j-ccnt hike. It wns rons Ldered import n nt from Kpverul standpoints how much Sawyer ^ives the stcolworkers, NK\V JEEP FOll OUAIin—This is the Army's new model jeep, which has been delivered to Company M, BlythevilleVs National Guard unit. The Jeep offers several improvements over the old model- it lias foam lubber cushions, automatic windshield wipers, instrument panel lights, hydraulic shock absorbers and. equipped with a "snorkel" exhaust pipe, can negotiate water ten feel deep. Everything in the ens-ine is completely sealed for waterproofing. Smaller pholo shows engine unci box (at upper right) which holds one of two six-volt batteries. The oil filter (with stainless steel pin handle) can be cleaned by turning handle and never needs a new cartridge. The gas tank is pressurized. Snorkel for underwater travel can be filled to Jeep in a few minutes. (Courier News E'hoto) SAT. OWL SHOW 'THE MUMMY y Boris Karloff Diivid Manners 'ruman on Potomac WASHINGTON I/P) — President 'nunan today svas cruisinK down lie Potomac River In the yacht Villiamsljurg. NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. E'honfe 58 SATUKDAY "UNDER NEVADA SKIES'' Hoy Rogers SAT. OWL SHOW "HIT THE ICE" Abbott & Costcllo SUN.-MON. "WESTWARD THE WOMEN" Robert Taylor Dcnisc Darcel SUN.-JION.-TUES. "FLAMING FEATHERS" Forrest Tucker, Sterling Hayden & Arleen Whelan TUESDAY 'HERE COMES THE NELSONS" Ox/.ie Nelson Harriet Milliard to the in on th of the River at St. Louis. Upstream from Rulo. there lias been no reliable estimate made of the danuujc although il Is known to rim into many millions. Open 6:30 p.m. — Show Starts at Dusk 2 Shows fivcry Nighl! COLUMBUS. Miss. — ErtSPl Ford, n student, at the University ol Arkansas, has won tlic sweepstake's nwarcl hi the Southern Literary Festival here. Fie won (i $100 bond for a poem. Twenty colleges ami imivenuues were represented. Quail Winner Named LITTLE ROCK—James D. Solo:nan of Brer Brunch (Van Huron County 1 * lias been declared winner of [hr annual statewide (111.1 il restoration contest Eor boys and Girls. (Continued from Page I) ton. O.. Cclestm Swank, Jennie Joe Lewis. SI—Adler Hotel. Gladys Me Arthur. Bertie Burns. • Ncli McCain. Pearl Lamb, Leon Burns. Mrs. Eu- nieo Youne-, Mrs. Gladys Baker. Florence Chambers. Edith Simpson. Ruby Lntos. Polly Coslner. Bonnie Bostirk. Wanda Warren. Snc Con- nrll. Clara Belle Klnton, H. E. Bar- nctt. Elder Famous Smith, rider P. -\ Adams, Geneva Ccofc. Baby Floy TLnnie Word. Mnry Taylor. Lillie Terrell, J. A. Phillips. J. W. Ewing. Elizabeth Palmer. Rcma Johnson, Romii Johrvon, Fannie Jones, Jessie James. Kthel Mills. Troy Alexander. Etta Johnson, Victoria Dun- In p, MflrL'arrt Connelly. Lula Cofield. Charity Atkins. Josic Paxton, Jettie Harris. Mary K. Whitlow. NOTICE Beginning (his coming Monday, April 21, our new hours will lie from 7:00 in the morning until 6:00 in the afternoon, Monday through Saturday. Langsron- McWorers Buick Co. Walnut & Jiroadway Phone 4555 i Truck Collapses Street j MONTREAL U>, — A tank trucV: ; ; loaded \vith 8.000 gallons of fuel oil : i stopnprl ijl do-.vntown Montreal, and • promptly sank to its hubcaps. Til!; j ri'rlit ivhcrls of t!ie vehHe hncl ^topped over n Iro^ely fillod-in trc-ncli. To'.v trucks hjut to get tho ALWAYS A DOUBLE FEATURE I'honc 1621 Show St:irts Weekdays 7:00 p.m. Sat. Sun. 1 :(H1 p.m. YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE SATURDAY ONLY! DOU13LE FEATURE PASSAGE s^AWEST Riders 6 Denlli Valley HeVial & Cartoon SUN.-MON.: First Showing in Blythevillc OUT OF THE V/B S[7. f.'cAME Adults: 50c — Children Under 12: Free Free Pony Rides, Slides & Swings Don't Forget! Tuesday & Wednesday Nights Are CUDDY NITES! 2 For Price of 1. SUNDAY & MONDAY Cont. Showing Sunday from 2 p.m. SATURDAY DOUBLE FEATURE afi i» c.(t ite $(aiif <vi(6 THE f^lOST EXCITING MUSICAL IN 20 YEARS! CtOSOfKOKTCOMERr- [UtN DRIW ' A MONOORAM «n,iu > MAI NO H/III-IM 2 i <>lor Cartoons & i'inal Chapter Sir Gallihad Serial. Next Sat. Serial "Desperadoes of the West" SATURDAY LATE SHOW! 11:30 "FOLLOW THE LEADER" Slarri n s " 1C Howery Hoys Cartoon & (Mralcs of (lie Iliph Seas Serial SUNDAY & MONDAY! 2 HITS! Derek FARR David WAYNE Thelma RITTER Rory CALHOUN Only 7 More Days/ Delivers It! A WEEK Pays For It! BeautyrestMattress or Box Spring No Carrying Charges During This Sale! Hubbard&Son Phone 4409 FURNITURE Bfythcvifi* >r*.

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