The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 3, 1950 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 3, 1950
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI XLVI—NO. 35 Blytlievllle Courier Blylhevill« Daily N«» Mississippi Valley Leader Blytheville Herald KIATIIEVIU-E, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 1950: FOURTEEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENT! Forecast of Soviet K Crack-Up Fails to *Halt Defense Crys WASHINGTON, Jlay 3. (AP) — A forecast, of eventual crack-up of Russia's power failed today to quiet Congressional demands Cor continuing the draft and for more money for national defense. "Wishful thinking," said Representative Vinson <D-Ga> .and Cole iH-NY) to the statement by Paul O. Hoffman that the Soviet systcn of satellites will "truck and crack quite suddenly" some day from the tensions now building «p behind the lion Curtain. Genera) Omar N. Hradley, the nation's No. 1 military leader, yes teiday said there were no signs of let up in Soviet pressure. Vinson is chairman and Cole t i top minority member of Hi House Armed Services Commlttc demanding the addition of $350 000,000 to a $13,911,000,000 defens share of an appropriation bill no | before the House. Hoffman Heads EGA Hoffman is head of the Econoin Russia Curious About Jap Bases Letter to General MacArthur Charges Building Is Violation I Cooperation Administration whic administers the Marshall plan aid to foreign countries resistin I communism. Speaking before the united Slut I Chamber o[ Commerce yesterda Hoffman said that while the sate TOKYO, May 3. (#")—Russia to- lite nations "appear smooth on t] day asked General MacArthur to surface," they have been kept tha explain military and news reports | way by "political brutality" ai 'the tensions are growing." "Klevcn years ago," lie said, had three dictators to worry abo —Hitler, Mussolini and Stalin. Tw that the united States is rebuilding key Japanese naval and air bases. __[_> It charged such rebuilding would Jff in violation of Allied occupation policy. The top general of the Soviet mission in Tokyo presented Russia's complaint in a letter to MacArthur. Accounts Cited Mrs. Rube Iloyce . . . square dance print, Maid of CoUon wardrobe. Mrs. dairies Jolliff . . . cardrii wedding d;ess, Maid of Cotton wardrobe. Wanda Pop* . street dress. are gone and 1 expect to live lo enough to see the third one go." No Guess Hoffman made no guess how socm the Soviet band of tions would crack up, and Vins The Russian, Lt. Gen. Eodsiyanko. I and Cole put their fingers on the cited several published accounts of fact, how the 11. S. put new slnewr in "We are dealing with a situa- Japan's old naval bases and built I tion that exists today." Vinson "a number of airfields from Hok- I said, "and not with a situation kaido to Kyushu" which "can ac- that may exist in Ihe future. And comodatc the country's largest the situation as it exists today is bombers." nob very cheerful according to re- Derevyanko quoted retired .U.S. liable information give to our com- Adm. D .C. Ramsey as saying in April, 1D48, when he was Pacific fleet commander, that "the naval bases at Sasebo, Knre and Yoko- suka. together with the bases on I take his place, the islands of Okinawa and Guam. "Even i! the satellites crack up.'.' he said, 'we have no assurance that they will come over to our I side." .lolmson lo Talk Today the committee arranged to | hmr Defense Secretary Johnson , —Courier News 1'hoto OSCKOI.A FASHION SHOW—Approximately 300 persons were on hand in the auditorium of the Mississippi County library last night for the Cotton Week fashion show which featured Maid of Cotton wardrobe .selections and new cotton styles by Osceola merchants.Mrs. Carroll Watson supervised the Osceola style show. The Maid of Cotton wardrobe, which will be included in the Blytheville style show Saturday, features round the clock fashions and ranges in degree of formality from casual sun dresses to a garden redding garment. W. Kemper Hruton, of Memphis anu a director of the National Cotton council, was commentator and Mrs. Buddy Watson was accompanist.—(See additional photos on Page 5). • 1 mittee." Cole said that even if Stalin pass| cd out of the picture tomorrow. "another dictr.Utr would rise up to offer a formidable combination of forward operation bases in event of any future hostilities in the Par East." Far Eastern Communism Derevyanko commented: "The reconstruction of the form- and others ! ui*suppprt'of :cpntinuiii< " -'kil r •'anancse navnl. nnd air, bases I ihn,-iirnti,,,-pSt'o.U^jL" L --•—•-— '-• ' ijp 'incompatible'' the' obligationsj'voTnnleersi!§||pnr™ •Bssiimed by the united .States of I America logetiier with the'Soviet Union and other members of the Par Eastern Commission." :. . The United Kingdom ' andi. Nationalist China round out the commission. ' Derevyanko said the "fundamental policy toward Japan," set in June 19. 1947. by the FEC, stressed "demilitarization of the Japanese armed forces nnd outlined inea- ilires to be taken to prevent a revival of Japanese militarism." Originally for Protection U. S. military authorities said originally air and naval bases were necessary to protect American and British occupation forces. Since then they have been declared essential for the protection of unarmed Japan. Red Cross Total Exceeds $12,000 Contributions for the 1050 func campaign for the Chickasawba District Chapter of the American Red Cross passed the $12,000 mark today. A goal of $15.000 has been se np with $9,000 lo be reached Ii Blytheville and S6.000 In outlyin v districts. • f The additional collections, bring ing the tolal to $12,138.04. include $200 from Number Nine, \vhcr Charles Langston was chairman o solicitation. This is tnc quota fo that community. Other contributions were $26.50 from Brown ipur, where' Barney nee Janua The- House may not get around i voting on 'defense tunds until ext week. The military money is art ot an omnibus $29,000,000,000 ill which has been under debate or weeks. Therlkehi was chairman: $-15.50 from Roscland, Richard Rose, chairman; ST1.60 from Millifign Ridge, where Oarard Caudill was chairman; and an additional $5 for the Blytheville -tegro Division. Will Moss, chairman. $300 Fine Levied in Vice Raid Case Leachville Woman Held Guilty on 2 Charges; Trial on Third Delayed Mrs. Leila Staudenmirc ol Lcnch- ville was assessed fines totaling £300 nnd costs in Municipal Court, this morning on two charges ol contributing to the delinquency of n minor, nnd her trial on a charge of keeping a bawdy house \vas continued for n further survf of the charge by Municipal Judge Graham Sudbury Mrs, Sttuidenmire was found guilty on both chargr ol contributing to the delinquency of a minor. She wiis fined $200 nnd costs on one charge and SlOO and costs on the other. The SlOO fine was suspended temporarily while Judge Sudbury surveyed the charge of keeping a bawdy house- Mrs Sludenmire was arrested April 21 when officers raided her home at Leachville. Two teen-aged girls. a woman nnd a man were arrested along with Mr.s. Stan den ml re. Two other men and another woman also —Courier News I'hulo AGRICULTURAL LKADKRS MEET—Allan B. Kline (right), president ot the American Farm Bureau Federation, is shown talking to sUte and county farm lenders prior lo his talk at Osccola last night. With Mr. Kline are Joe Ilavdln of Orady <left, seated), president of Die Arkansas Fnrm Bureau; Harold Oh- lendori ot Osccola (sUncltag). president of the Mississippi Count Farm-Bureau; and Harold Young of Uttl* Rock, president ol the National Cotton Council. s Kline Says Farm Prosperity Lies in High Production and Use of All Potential Demand American Farm Bureau President Hits 'Delusion of Security by Law' ,'.•„; . / • •-.- \ -...'' ''' OSCEOLA, Ark., May 3i—Agricultural prosperity lies iiv'li'fjfh production per man Ri'id ulilisidtion oC the great.potential: (lenuuul remaining in Amcricii, "tincl not in the "perfect delusion of security by law," Allnn B. Kline, president of the American Farm Bureau Federation lokl an estimated 700 members oC the Mississippi County Farm Bureau here last night. * County Cotton , * Ca ' r TONIGHT Courier News Photo In an address at Osccola High School thai, was one of the highlights of Mississippi Comity Cotton L , Week, the national Farm Bureau ^ leader covered nearly every phase of the broad field of agricultural BI.YTHEV1L1.H COTTON WEEK DANCE—Approximately 400 persons last night danced lo the music economics to point out to his lls- of Bob Strong and his orchestra when they played at the Armory for Blythevillc's Cotton Week dance. p C0 "jJ|n tth "hok'e' h l)ctwccn l ' 1 R Bovcrn- Dud Cason Post of the American Legion sponsored the affair. Pepper Loses To Smothers in Florida Vote By The Associated Press Senator Claude Pepper, Florida new denier who wcnl down the line for nearly all or the President's "Fair Deal" program, tins lost, his bid for another term aftc.'r 14 years of devotion to Causes he cherished ns "liberal. 11 Rep. , George Stnathers. 30-year old former Marine now in his sec- j orchestra played for the National ond term In the House, defeated Pepper by a solici margin in yes- More Than 2,000 Attend Three Cotton Wee/< Events in County Well over 2,000 persons were on hand for Collun Week events in Blytlieville, Oscc- oln and Lcacliville last, night. Leaclwille's coUon fashion show,+ "~~~~— :ield In the Melody Theater there. drew more than 750 persons nnd .itlicrs were turned away. Approximately 400 person.'; were present In the Ellythevillc Armory !ast night when Boh Strong and his are charged contributing to Weather Arkansas forecast: ConMdcrabk 1 and warmer in north and central portions this afternoon and tonight with a few widely scattered showers. Thursday cloudy w wi th scattered k t h ii ndershowers. Missouri forecast: Cloudy, occasional thundershowers spreading over stale tonight. continuing Thursday; southeast portion CLOUDY warmer tonight, cooler Thursday; low tonictu fi5 extreme south; high Thursday 70 extreme south. Minimum this morning—54. Maximum yesterday—75. Sunset today—5:46. Sunrise tomorrow—5:07. Precipitation 24 hours to 7 a.n- today—.90. Totnl since Jan. 1—28.32. . Mean temperature (ni!rt\vr.y be Iwccn '-'<ih and .UW—04.5. Normal mean [or M»y—70.2. This Date Last Year Minimum this morning—58. Maximum, vretorday -IS. . Pre-ipltatlon Jan. 1 lo this dat —22.75.' i ic delinquency of a minor in con- icction with the raid. Only one of the other five persons harged in connection with the vice aid WAS called before the court h\s morning, Uton Mnsworth, who s charged with carnal abuse, a fcl- •ny, waived preliminary hearing and was ordered held to await Cir- uit Court action. His bond was set at SI,000. tcrday's bare - knuckle primary Smathcrs, who has ip posed Presi dent Truman on -several vital issues, calls himself a "middle-of-the- road liberal". T n other piimaries yesterday, incomplete returns showed: Alabama — with about half the returns In. rebel States' Rlghtcr? vcrc nearly even with Democratic Two Men Are Charged With Starting Building Without City Permit WarranLs for the - esIs of F Johns Blytheville business man and Ben White, owner of the Ben White and Sons construction Company, on charges of starting the construction or a building withou a builders' permit were obtained this morning by City Attorney Percy Wright. The two men are charged with starting the construction of a build- Ing, which Mr. Wright said was lo house a drive-in frozen ctislftrd stand at the Intersection of Walnut nncl North Division Streets, without first having obtained a builders* permit. egulnrs In their for or the state parly machinery. Ohio — state Auditor Joseph T. •'erguson had a good lead over lis closest opponent in the contest tor he Democratic Senate nomination. I Republicans chose Stale Treasur- I er Don H. Kbright as their candidate for Ohio governor. He will face Democratic Gov. Prank J. Lauschc in November. Indiana — all II O. S. :io\if- membcrs were renominatcd. Coton Week ball. The dance was under sponsorship at Dud Cason Post of the American legion. I O.sceola'.s cotton fa.shion show, featuring the Mnid of Cotton wardrobe, drew more than 300 style- conscious spectators while nearly 700 persons gathered in Osceola Sligh School's auditorium to sec and hear Allan B. Kline, American Farm Bureau Federation president i see other story and pictures on this pnge). Cotton Week interest today and tonight wlH be centered around Leachville and Dell. To N'arnc Miss Lcnchvillc This afternoon Lcachville ville will represent the town In Blythcville's la-shion show Satur- Dell also will choose a representative to the Blythevillc show. Tonight at 8 o'clock entrants In the clothing from cotton bags con- ttjt will bu presented In an ail-cotton fashion show. into the production of margarine and shortening, Martha Ann White, fifth grade .student at first pUcc ment-regulated farm program and one that offered freedom of choice nnrl action. lie said the decision imposes a "great rcsixmsibllity" on farmers because the United SUtcs, which "clearly holds world leadership" today, is still mnkitig decisions of unmatched power anil Influence. "Wlial America iloe.s," Mr. Kline sulrf, "and how well she tines U Is llic most Important .single Tiiclnr In deciding the question of peace or war. "America must b« successful." Listing what he called the primary factors in obtaining rural prosperity, Mr. Kline called for: n High production per man in both business awl agriculture. 2( A well-distributed real Income In the rest of the economy. 3) A relatively • stable general price level. Criticizing the Brannan Plan, Mr. Kline said there i.i ft wide- Sudbury school, honors in In will name Miss Leachville from approximately 20 contestants. The contestants will paratJe through town with Cotlon Work floats at 2 p.m. Judging will beg hi at 3 p.m. the poster contest sponsored in connection with t h c ' observance of cotton Week. B. B. Goodman, contest chairman, said that she was to receive a $15 Winner of tins event is to appear i „„„,,.,,;<, ordcr giv(m by thc j. c . n Rlythevillc's style show. Penney Company. Inc.. to he rc- Guiclcd tours through miirgurinc i deemable : - —" --...-•- ™><«.. plants, oil mills and gills will tea- winners .lire Coton Week activity In O.scco- la and Wilson. Swift Plant In Open to Public Swiit ana Company's cottonseed and soybean processing plant on South IVighway 61 will be open to 'he public tomorrow. J. L- Gunn. manager of the plant. in cotton goods. Other w j nners announced by Mr. Good- inn n, after yesterday afternoon's judging of the more than 125 entries. included: Bobby Sweet, sixth grade studcnl at Central School, second pri/c of 510 purchase order, given by Montgomery Ward, to be redeemable in cotton goods; And Bill Staler, sixth spread philosophy that any problem can be solved by passing a law. This, he said, "is a perfect dclu- ion of security by law." There Is .0 such thing as perfect security. Ince economic security "wouldn't guarantee that you won't KCt hit by a car while crossing the street." Opinions Differ Everybody is in favor of rural prosperity but opinions differ on now lo get it." Mr. Kline said. citing high per capita output as the most Important single factor in achicv- Dell— \ Fashion Show, featuring wardrobe made frorii cotton bags and dresses made in Home Economics classes, at high school .................. 8 p.m. TOMORROW ntytlicvllte— "He- Discover! tig Cotton," talk. by National Collon" Council representative, at high school .............. 0:30 a.m. "Re-Discovering Cotton," at Rotnry Club meeting, Hotel Noble ................ 12 noon Guided tours of gins, oil mills, warehouses. Osccola — "fic-Dlscovcrlng Cotton." at Klwnnls Club meeting . 12 noon Progressive' Club banquet, featuring cotton, County Library ..... . .. ........ 8 p.m. Guided tours of olco plant, oil null, gins, warehouses. Joiner — "Re-Discovering Cotton." at Rotary Club meeting . 12 noon "Re-Discovering Cotton," at Shawnce School ...... 10 a.m. Luxora — "Re-Discovering Cotton," at Rotary Club meeting 6:30 p.m. , said that In observance of county , ir rat ie Langc Student, S5 third place purchase order given by Jicdcls' lo Cotton Week, the plant will be open to the public from 10 a.m. lo 4 p.m During those hours visitors will be taken through every phase of the oil mill's operation by company employees. Beginning ita eighth year ot operation in Blytheville, the mill pro- in | duee.s cottonseed meal, a high pro- ing level. redeemable In cotton goods, Sudbury Gets Prl« Sudbury School won the prize o $10 for having the greatest number ol entries, anil Yarb'ro won another $10 cash award for having the best entries. Meads and ArV.ansa-v M Lssou rl Pou er Compn ny providc-J . There arc only two ways lo obtain farm prosperity, he said, government regulation and the free choice system. Under regulation "it Lakes so many people to decide what you are to do that, it reduces production." Fnrm program planners, he said, are determined to fit a price-fixing philosophy into the past economic pattern of freedom of choice and action. Mr. Kline recommended, however, that fai mcrs co-operate with the the Melody Theater. Miss Leach- I tein fcfrd, and crude oil which goes! 'cc COTTON WKKK on Tajrc II Lattimore Says Attack Is 'Low' WASHINGTON, May 3. (API— In an angry oulbursl. Owen Lattl- j „.. more told senator* today lhat "a j ccrt a| _ 8 p m Frirtnv at thc cay new low" in American politics had i Hrin Auditorium, been struck by "an attempt lo at- BHS Bond fo Present Spring Concert Friday Trio Charged With Arson in 1 Burning oi Gin A Leachvillc finn: couple and their 17-year-old son today were formally charger! with arson in connection with the burning Feb. 8 of the Boynton Gin. Deputy Prosecuting Attorney A. S. Harrison lilcd the charges today In Municipal Court. A preliminary licarin&r was set for Saturday and bond's of 52,000 each \vere ordered by Judge Graham Sudbury Charged are Cordls E. Decker. 45, his wife. P.mnie. 38. and t'nrir son. They signed statements Monday, admitting they burned the ein for revenge after the B. C .Land Co.. owners of the gin, put them off the company's land. present farm program to the best of their ability and produce the most I The gin. located four miles north crops possible. A guaranteed profitable price Blythevilte High school Band, under the direction of Robert A. Lips- present its spring con- Soybeans May July N'ov Jan ,, High Low 319 H 306-li 317. 305 230 224 331 136 tack me through my wife." Lattimore spoke out at the oul«t of his second consecutive rtay of testimony before a senate foreign relations subcommittee Investigating charges of Senator McCarthy (R-Wis) that the State Department Is infested by Communists and Red sympathizers. His reference was lo a question from Senator Hickenloper (R-Ia.) late yesterday as to whether Mrs. Lattimore addressed in 1043 a San Francisco labor son"'' listed as 225-241 Communist by the C. » nta Un- American Actlvites OommiUes. Approximately GO Instrumentalists will participate In the performance, along with the seven majorettes. I The band chose "Music As You Like It" for the theme of the concert, and the program features pop- Close 31114 ular and semi-classical music. A modern arrangement of the song "Dry Bones," which has been one of the band's most popular numbers In past concerts. Is lo he Included on the program, along with the "Desert Song," "Dark Eyes," nnd the soulh-of-the-border : samba, "Copa Cabana." For contrast lo the novelly and ' popular numbers, Beethoven.'! "Er- olca" overUue and themes Ivom the i first Roumanian Rhapsody by George Encsco will be presented. The majorettes will be. presented n dance routines and marches dur- ,ng the performance. Those to participate In the performance Include: flute and piccolo, Sue Osboru: clarinets. Louise Sulll- vsn, Ralph Wahl. Clovls Garnelt, Warren McClurt-. Fred Oorc, Charles Klnningham. Marcla McOrcgor, Hlllv Walters, Sue Stanflcld, Char- Icne Yarnro, Palsy Yarbro, Krncs- tlne Holt, Lottie Stllwcll. Linda Bunch. Anna Handlcy. and Carol Ann Bailey, bass clarinet. The five In the saxophone section will Include: alto sax. Sally Trlesch- mann anH Dnnna Sue Oore: lenor .•BX, Joe Hay Price and Barbara JulUrd; uid barlton* tax, ViigU Handlcy. Cornet's will be played by Albert Falrfield. Bobby McDanicl. Allan Berry, Chnrlcs Booker, Jerrc Strickland. J. W. Booker, Billy Haynes and Brltt Owens. Billy Edward.,, Jnhn While. Larry Baker and Freddy Mnlllns urtil pl»J trumpets; and Bob Blodgctt. Nita Ffall, Pat Hcarn, Beverly and Elolse Bultard, French horns. Edwin Wallace and Will Whllner will play baritones; Harry Hodges. J. B. Rlggs, O. L. Prince, Ben Borowsky. Jim CulherUon, Ruth McKisson, Oakte Ropp and D»n Harmon, trombones, nnd Dcnncy Byrum, Bobby Tomllnson, Donald Harris, and Thomas Dowdy, basses. system will lower farm standards. he said, because of ils excessive costs and uneconomic methods. A highly Important point ovrr- Inokrd because of a conlratllctlnR philosophy currently prArlUvil, Mr. Klint declared, Is that "there h lols nf demand left In America.'* "No one," he said, "has everything he wants." This latent demand must be expanded, he said. I of Leachville, was destroyed by fire about 12:30 a.m. Feb. B. The lose was set at more than $100,000. Stf FARM on II Jimmy Phillips. Joe Elklns and N. O. Cotton NEIW ORLEANS, May 3 Closing cotton quotatic \s: May July Buddy Philllns will KM BAND MI Ftft ' Ihe I Dec I Men High Low Close . 3224 3236 3240-41 , 3266 3255 3161 3143 . 3144 3127 3145 3135 3135B1D 3261-63 3146-50 3131 NEW YORK STOCKS Closing Quotations: AT&T 157 1-2 Amcr Tobacco ..... 70 Anacnnrla Copper 31 1-4 Belh Steel 33 1-8 Chrysler f>8 Coca Cola .... 155 Gen Electric 483-4 Gen Motors 87 Montgomery Ward 58 N Y Central , 14 3-3 Int. Harvester 27 7-8 National Distillers 21 7-8 Republic Steel 31 1-4 Radio 21 5-8 Socony Vacuum 17 1-2 Sludebaker 33 5-8 Slandard of N J '2 Texas Corp 65 7-8 J. c. Penny 57 3-t

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