The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 1, 1951 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 1, 1951
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) CCUKIER NEW1 British to Evacuate Families from. Suez "CAIRO, Egypt. Nov. i. (,TJ—The British high command announced today It soon will begin the compulsory evacuation of up to one third of - British military families from the tense Suez Canal Zone. Trie sudden decision underscored the critical situation Plong the vital Suez waterway and came as a headquarters military spokesman also disclosed: Two mere Egyptian police officials and four constables were arrested last night and were to be expelled from the zone today for "intimidating- and threatening" Egyptian workers employed by the British. Police Captain Held The police captain ot Fnyid village was arrested and put out of the zcne yesterday on similar charges. A spok&sman said the police captain was removed for trying to in- tiinldat* wnr department workers into leaving the Canal Zone ami for "threatening the lives" of Europeans In Fa.vid if they didn't leave. Egyptian newspapers accused the Western powers of putting pres- sure on th!.i Arab state to Jcin the proposed Middle defense pact. EsyiH continued her attempts to rally the other Arab nations solidly behiml her in rejecting the Western proposal. WAR (Continued from Page 1) broke up this stronghold." Twice before First Division Marines have used their 'copters to j ferry infantrymen to the front line. Out never before have the llyinK ! windmills actually carried troops into action. i The ground war dwindled to "the nulctcst damn thing we've had in a long time," a briefing officer said ot noon Thursday. / Night flying B-23s from Okinawa and Japan blasted Communist frontline troops with 400 big air-bursting bombs. Obituaries Rites Tomorrow For Mrs. Maxwell Service* for Mrs. Laura Peoples Maxwell, who died last night at her home In Forrest City, will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow nt Cal- vnry Baptist Church by the Rev. George L. McGhehey, pastor of Lake Street Methodist Church. The Rev. P. H. Jernlgan, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, will assist. Mrs. Maxwell made her home In Forrest City with her daughter. Mrs. Connie Pr«nell Wllllamaon. She vai M. Born In Klrksville, Miss., she came to M!s«|jslppl County In 1921 where »h« resided until 18 months ago when «he moved to Forrest City. . Surrivor« Include her daughter, one MR, Edmr N. Maxwell of Ripley. Term.. 10 grandchildren and eight frelt-grandchildren. CoMi Puner»l Home Is In charge. • « • Robert B. White Dies in Luxoro Robert Buchanan White, 16, died at hie home In Luxora Tuesday aft• rnooa after lufferlng a heart attack. Re had been in ill health for about five years...':' •errleea will;.'b»; conducted In »roc*ha«n, lite.; near Mr. White:.-! birthplace. A farmer, he had lived In Luxor* fort' about 33 years. Hi leaTH three sons, Ray White and Leonard White of Blylhevllle and Albert White'of Silver Creek, VIM., a daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Weti of Luxora; two brothers, Andrew Whit* of Hammer, Ala., and Jim White of Silver Creek, Miss.; »nd a sister, Mrs. Florence Haynes at Weuon, Miss. Cobb Fuimal Home Is In charge. ATOMIC (Continued From Pai-e \) and equipment, mid observation of psychological and physiological reaction, "There Were No CasunUJcs" '"/'here were no casualties nnd no | injuries to any of the personnel involved as a result of the detonation. i "Thi.s first stop toward military I tactical employment of the nuclear j weapon was most, successful. It has I every indication of producing ef- i feclive results which will, when evaluated, be greater than anticipated. Through this operation, nn appreciable forward step hns been token toward relating military tactics to the employment ot atomic weapons. "The results,-when analyzed and tabulated, should have considerable effect upon Army doctrine, training nnii military education." Today's was (he fourth explosion in the current group. Five went off at the range here last winter. Gas Explosions Turn Halloween Gaiety fo Terror 29 Persons Hurt As Flaming Debris Showers on Parade PITTSBURGH. Nov. 1. GSP1-A gala Halloween celebration turned Into terror last night as four eas explosions Injured 29 pcr.mns nnd cast flaming dcbrlB over hundreds o[ parading mummers and spectators, Twenty of the Injured were token to hospitals but nine were released later. Three arc reported in critical condition from burns nnd cuts. The earthshaklriji blasts let go In the basement of a confectionery store and dwelling house in the Beltzhoovcr area of Pittsburgh, a South Hills district where a Halloween parade reached tlie end of Us march. Seven persons were trcatrd at nearby doctors' olfices and two received first aid at the scene. (5:\s Main lilainrd Fire Chief James T. Coslctl said a broken gas main In Max Davidson's confectionary store set off the explosions. They were felt four blocks fiway. Coslctt estimated property damage at $20,003. A roaring ftre broke out alter the first blast and gulled the two story building. CIRCUS (Continued from Page 1) a tree stump. The polar bear was described as dangerous by sportsmen and circus people. The black bears were said to be tame. Leader of the hunt. Sheriff Wilbur Tidwell of Montgomery County, was optllmstlc over the chances of bringing back the remaining four-footed fugitives—dead or alive. Fair Shot Second Cat Ralston Pair, 2B-year-old timber workerVfr'om the Pencil Bluff community, was the man who killed the second leopard this morning. Pair went hunting for the escaped animals before (he organized posse started Its search. He was accompanied by n trained deer dog. which he had on.a leash.vand'a smaller unleashed half-grown dog. The deer dog picked up the scent 'of the leopard in the woods near the wreck ncene and tracked the animal about a half mile. Guard Company Plans Dance Plans for their annual Thanksgiving supper-dance were made by members of Company M of the Arkansas National Guard at a meeting In the Armory Tuesday night. A committee composed of M/Sgt. Floyd Sear, and Sereeants Ilrst Class Herman Storey. Jr., and Mtllard Carwyle was named to make arrangements for Ihe dance. Non-commissioned officers of Company M met following the regular drill to discuss classes for the coming quarter. A three-man committee composed of M/Sgt. Seny, SFC. Carwyle and Pfc. oral Edwards was appointed to conduct the quarterly audit of company records. Prior to the drill, M/Sgt. Fred Benson, who recently returned from Korea, spoke on his Army experiences there. Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton Open High Low 1:30 nee 3480 3«W 3831 XK Mch 3842 3812 3812 3821 May 3814 3814 3781 3795 July 3760 3760 3734 3745 N. O. Cotton Open Wish Low 1:30 Dec 3852 3852 3832 3841 Mch 3841 3841 3814 3828 May 3812 3812 3784 3134 July 3760 37CO 3735 3750 Soybeans High 295'i 237*1 Low 200'i 292H 593 Close 292!i 294K 2D5',i This Is the Day Uncle Sam Set For More Taxes You'll Notict Cut In Salary; Higher Priced Gas, Fags WASHINGTON, Nov. 1. Wj—This .Is the day you start contributing your share of the new »5.69lSOO,000 in annual revenue to Uncle Sam. That averages out to »38 for each person but not everybody, of cours*. will owe that amount. You'll notice the lax Increase In yuor next salary nheck i»nd probably In a Jot 01 thlngt you buy—a pack of cigarettes, an automobile, a tankful of gasoline, a bottle of liquor, a roll of film, or a fountain Pen. for Instance. You may even feel tt when you put down two bucks on a nag running at Plmlico or Jamaica with your favorite bookie—It he still is doing business at the same old stand. New York Stocks 1:30 quotation.'!; A T and T Amcr Tobacco . .. Anaconda Copper Ccth Steel Chi yster Coca-Cola Gen Eletcrlc . ... Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central . ... Int Harvester . •J. C. I'enncy Republic Steel . Radio Socony Vacuum . atudcbaker Standard of N J Te.vas Corp . Sears U S Steel . ...'" Sou. Pa? Royo/ Couple Visits Tomb Of Washington WASHINGTON. Nov. 1. <AP>- Prlnces* Elizabeth today placed a wreath on the tomb of George Washington, the man who played a major role In taking this country out ot the British empire. it was a simple ceremony. Elizabeth and Philip, the Duke ot Edinburgh, took the wreath and walked alone with It Into the tomb. They placed It against the back wall. 1st Snow Falls In Arkansas LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 1. vember brought with it to Arkansas today the coolest weather of the fall. There was even the wintry touch of snow at Payctteville and Huntsville In the northwest section. ' Driver Forfeits Band On License Charge Qeorge Larry forfeited a $47.25 bond In Municipal Court this morning on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a fictitious license. Mclvin Haney forfeited n S2I.25 bond on a charge of assault \vilh a deadly weapon. 157 3-8 62 3-4 40 1-8 51 7-8 G9 3-4 102 50 1-8 SO 1-4 70 3-4 11 3-4 34 70 7-3 42 1-2 21 5-8 35 30 1-2 '(2 57 1-2 55 1-2 41 3-4 60 1-8 Lebanon Oil Role Protested Nation Joins Parade For Revised Agreement BEIRUT. Lebanon, Nov. 1. I/PI— Lebanon has joined ihe parade of Middle East nations demanding a stronger role in running American and British-owned oil facilities In their lands. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 111 Nov. 1. fAPJ—(LfSDAl—Hogs II,000; active, steady to 10 higher than average Wednesday; bulk choice 180-240 Ib barrows and gilts 19.5065: top 18.75 for few hundred head choice 190-225 Ibs; most 250-270 Ibs 16.00-35; odd lots around 300 Ib butchers 18.50; 150-170 Ibs 18.15-19.50; 120-140 Ibs 17.25-18.25: choice 270-400 Ib sows 1750-18.00; heavier sows 16.50-17.25; most stags 14.00- THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1951 Driver Leaves Truck at Wilson And Disappears Mississippi County peace officers today were Investigating the disappearance of. the Negro driver of a Blytheville beer truck which was found abandoned near Wilson last night. Sheriff William Berryman said this morning that a truck belonging to the Fred S. Saliba company, a Blytheville beer distributing firm, was found abandoned but that the driver has not been heard from sine* yesterday. The driver was identified as Henry Parrett ot Elytheviltc. The sheriff said Parrett. at the time of his disappearance, was believed to have been carrying a "sum of money- bill that the amount Is not known. Longshoremen*' Talks Are Ended in Deadlock NEW YORK, Nov. 1. CAP) — Marathon negotiations between warring factions of AFL longshoremen ended in deadlock early today, sending the crippling east coast dock strike into Its 18th day. After sounding an earlier note of optimism during the 11-hour session, Merlyn S. Pltzele. chairman of the New York State Mediation Board, announced that the meeting had broken up. "Extraordinary measures must be considered" to end the dispute, he declared. Manila Firemen To Get Annual Salary of $25 MANILA, Nov. 1. — The City Council here has voted to pay Manila volunteer firemen a yearly salary of about S25 each. In the past, the Manila firemen have been serving without pay. The annual pay was decided on at a joint meeting of the firemen with the City Covmcil this week. A new fireman. Ortell Argo. also was hired, making a total of 15 men in the fire department. Plans also were discussed for improving telephone sen-ice so firemen could receive prompter notl- ficati^n of fires. The mediator said he would talk by telephone with Washington and Albany officials and then decide whether to certify the case to State . Industrial Commissioner Edward Corsi. Either corsi or Oov. Thomas K. Dewey could set up a (act-findtng . it, committee with powers of subpena ™ ' to inquire into the wildcat walkout. The strike, by dissident members of the APL international Longshoremen's Association, has paralyzed the vast port of New York and the Boston waterfront. Only military and naval cargoes have moved with any regularity. The strikers, who claim to represent 30.000 of the 65,000 pickeurs working ports from Maine to Virginia, demand the scrapping of a recently negotiated ILA agreement with Atlantic coast shippers. Turn To Page 5 Couple Escapes" I Injury in Crash i i Mr. and Mrs. Ross D. Hughes of Blytheville narrowly escaped In- Jury yesterday In an automobile accident near Slkeston. Mo., involving their car and a truck. Mrs. Hughes said the accident occurred when a truck made a left turn Just as the Hughes' car started to pass it. Mr. and Mrs. Hughes' car was demolished. J6.00; boars 13.00-15.50. Cattle 2,000; calves 800; opening slow; cows opened steady utility and commercial 22.50-27.50; canners and cutters 17.00-22.00; bulls steady; commercial bulls 27.50-29.00; utility bulls largely 24.50-26.50; canner and cutter bulls 21.00-24.00. Bixler & Story 113 Walnut St. Steele, Mo. Phone 15 AUCTION SALE! Friday, November 2 STEELE, MO. SALE STARTS AT 10 A. M. SHARP ! Will sell at auction, Friday, November 1, to the highest bidder their $7,000 stock ot building materials. Sale starts at 10 A.M. sharp and continues until everything is sold. For roofing, brick siding, naits, doors, windows, paints, brushes, screen wire, tile, locks, carpenter tools, and hundreds of items too numerous to mention. MR. DEALER, check this sale—it will be o good one! DON'T MfSS THIS SALE! Terms: cash. AUCTIONEER: F. E. "BUD" ROSE For Information, phone Rose Sales Co., 4596, Blytheville, Ark. WADE'S 5 C & 10 C STORE 100 WEST MAIN STREET LEATHER SLIDES, Red & Blue 2.99 Everybody's favorite for coraTofl and smart good-bolls! The smarV, practical capesVin scuff with genuine leather soles , thai s lops for comfort end always in the best of taste._ Siiei 4 to 9.' Bhvck-Gold Brocade. 3.99 lamily Shoe Store. 31: U. .Main, Di.Mhcville FAMILY SFIOE STORE mmmPhone 2342 312 W. Main^ FOR THE WEEKEND! Wade's and SAVE! Men's Felt HATS Reg. 1.79 Value! $ 1.49 Boy's Dress SHIRTS Good Qualify 98 C Suiting Material (Solid Colors) Suitable for Quill-ing 3 y^ 5] $100 Curtain Scrim (22" Width) Reg. 39c Per Yard? Ladies PANTIES Reg. 29c 5 PAIR $ 1°° Ladies SWEATERS % Wool! Reg. 1. 1.69 100 % Wool! Reg. 1.98 $' Yi-John Antiseptic * Reg. lOc Size Decorated Plates & Bowls 4 for $ 1 °° 9" Width! Reg. 3Sc Value! SHOP & SAVE AT WADE'S!

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