The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 27, 1949 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 27, 1949
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PAGE TWELVE Price Range Wide F#>r Beef oh Hoof At Chicago Yards , CHICAGO, Oct. 27. (IP)— Beef on the hoof Is selling today at near i' Mcdrd prices In the Union Stockyards. '. But don't let that worry you. (foil aren't going to lind that beel In your butcher shop with a. near-record price tag. In fact, you aren't lolng to find It there. * —— _ The top 1949 price for cattle, paid yesterday, was $41.50 a hundred pounds ior prime sWers. That will cut out - to prime meat. It's the BLYTHEVI1.LE (ARK.) COUKIER NEWS kind;of meat which is sold directly to "name" restaurants, clubs and hotels. It doesn't get Into (he butcher shop. "People who will buy those sleaks won't CHre much whether the price Is »300 or S5.00," one livestock commission man said. 'There's always a steady demand (or beef from those restaurants, regardless of price/' Percy Clark,- a cattle feeder of Ogrien, Iowa, sent in the top price load, which consisted of 17 head of Aberdeen-Angus steers. In the last two weeks prices for prime cattle have skyrocketed. The price Is now only ten cents a hundred pounds under the all-time peak made in September ol last year. Average grades of callle haven't moved up with prime steers, aud one result .is 'that the price spread Obituaries Former Gosnell Former Dies in Dinuba, Calif. Funeral services•• for Clarence Crawford former Gosnell fanner, were conducted yesterday in Dinuha, Calif , with burial there. Mr. Crawford, who spent most of his life in and around BlytheviUe, died Monday at hi* home in Dinuba. He moved lo California four years ago. Ho Is survived by his wife, Mrs. Nettie Lou Crawford of Dinuba; two sons, Enoch and C. H. Crawford of Dinuba; three daughters, Mrs. Louella Daniels of Dinuha, Mrs. R. E. Freda of Detroit, Mien., and Mrs. Jerry Harrington of Bly- (heville; three sisters, Mrs. Robert Sanders, and Mrs. Harvey Hart of between the top and bottom on the steer scale Is today the widest on record. ' . ..T*o weeks ago tlie iop price for |"'*'<; ^™wiora 01 u* ' prime cattle was «6.25-or $5.25 Hald * Crawford of Dell. less than yesterday. But medium .grades two weeks ago sold in a range of $1950 to $21.50 compared with $19.00 to $25.00 yesterday. BlytheviUe and Mrs. Annie Mosley of Mobile, Ala.; and two brothers, [ Dixie Crawford of Q.sccola arid Priest, Former Osceola Resident, Dies in Jamaica TRIAL Continued from Page. 1 ary in the "Winking Pup" on -the night of June 25 and saw both Lane and Smith at the-bar. r Lewis Miller, bartender, who sale! I he was laid off > job in a nearby' night club on June 25 and went to the "Pup" to ask Smith for a Job and also testified that Smith introduced him to Lane that night. Miss Bern I c* Curtis, hostess in the nearby "22 Club,'.' who said a friend o< hers lmpeusoiial*d Jack Barg ill • telephone conversation in -. July with a party who told him that Thomas Morrow, a defendant to lie tried separately in connection with this case; wanted to meet Barg at " Button's Tourist Court in Osceola. (Tlie defendants were trapped by Mississippi ' County officers and Stale Police ;at this tourist court after * phone call to Chicago hnd been made by them to lure the trio to Arkansas.) • . • > ".Miss . Curtis said she and Barg lived;in the same apartment house • and that she la'.er gave hini the message via his sister.. Sought Funds to Buy Night-Spot The first of the .defendants to take'the stand, Lane asserted this morning that Jie was working at the ''Winking Pup" June 25 and 26 and hence couldn't have, bften in Ark- « He said he had asked Barg it he (Barg) could raise enough money to buy the remainder of Smith's equity in the club. Lane said Barg told him he might be able to borrow the money from his brother and father in Forrest City. ' After some discussion, Lane testified, he and Smith decided to come to Arkansas with Barg to get the money. They drove here In a car purchased earlier by Lane. i, Lane also testified that the only reason they stopped at. the Sutton Tourist' Court in Osceola was because Barg wanted to'see a man there, who he said owed him some RHes for Father Oliver Semmes, a Jesuit Priest who formerly resided in Osceola, \vpre to be conducted today at Kingston, Jamaica;' where he died Tuesday. : ' . i Father Seimnes, who was sta- tionad In Jamaica in 1913, after he was sent on a special missibh to the Phillliiplne Islands by President Taft, He was born at Helena, and moved to Osceola when he wns five years old. In 189-1 he entered the Jesuit order In St. Louis. ; Father Semmes is survived by five sisters. Mrs. Mary S. Martin of Melhvnon, Ark.. . Mrs. Spencer Semmes Gibson of Osceola. Sister Anne Frances of Nashville. Mrs. Paul Senimes of Osceola an'd Mrs. E. S. perrin of Osceola. and two brothers, Aridrlletoti' Semmps of MorrlHon. and Prcwitt Sennnes of Detroit, Mich. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1949 Luxor a Pupils Arrange^:. Program for Halloween •; Students of the Luxora School yesterday elected Tommle Jo Olive and NUdle Sexton to serve as queens of the school's Halloween carnival which- will begin at 7:30 tomorrow night In the gymnasium. Miss Olive was chosen from- the Srade school group while Miss Sexton was elected by high school students. Reigning with them at the carnival will be Billy Wayne Ixioney, of the grade school group, and high school student D. H. White. ; Each grade will be represented by a king and a queen. -A cake walk, refreshments, and Halloween games will feature the night's, entertainment. Proceeds from the carnival will go toward purchasing physical education equipment for the school. NEW OX BUrt.iMNG—This general view of crowd attending United Nations cornerstone ceremony, shows the U.N, secretariat building, sllll under construction, towering over tlie scene. This view looks northeast, with Welfare fsland (left) and the East River in background. At right (background) is Long Island city. (AP Wirephoto). 1 Neg roes Arro nqe Goodwill Meeting For Next Sunday The Rev. Eugene 'HO 11, pastor of the Methodist Cluirch at Dell, Ls to be guest .speaker at 12:30 Sunday afternoon at a goodwill meeting of the. Negro Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, with laymen of various Negro Churches., • Tlie Rev. Mr. Hall will be one of several white ministers participating in tlie program. The evening program for Goodwin Day will be the appearance of Rev. Gate Mouth Moore with a program of music, at the Blylliei'ille Armory. Special seats will be reserved for white persons attending. Tlie Rev. Mr. Hall's addres will be given at Enoch's Chapel near Gateway.' Charge of Spying On Czechs Dented By U. S. Embassy 'PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia,' Oct. 27—Wi—The United States'embas- sy today formally denied spy charges levelled by [he Czech government against three members of the embassy staff. v A ncte rejecting the charges was handed the Czech foreign ministry by James J. Pcnfield. American charge d'affaires. Tlie text was not disclosed- The Communist -led government I arrested Siimuel Meryn. 30, » clerk In the military attache's office last Friday and charged him with leading a spy ring. The government brough, similar charges against Tsaac Patch, an attache a'ild his assistant, Johji G. Heyn and expelled them. Tlie united, States has retracted a broadcast ' statement that the Czecli government would not allow American officials to vist Mcryn. Overheated Wood Stove Cause of Fire Alarm Fire, believed caused by a small wood heating stove, resulted in considerable damage to two rooms of the home of J. H. Lowe. Negro, in 'lie rear of 315 Enst Main Street yesterday afternoon. Fire Chief Roy Head that the heater became overheated and ignited wallpapor around the flue The .blaze spread rapidly through two 'rooms before being checked. The "property is owned by T. H Harris. money. Claiming this was the first lime he had ever been in Arkansas, Lane said he was surprised when the officers sprung their trap at the tourist court. Lane said he thought they were being held up and kidnapped. Banner, Mo., Woman Killed in Auto'Crash ELLINGTON, Mp., Oct. 27. (Ap) —Mrs. Nellie Laramore, 57, ol Banner. Mo., iva.s killed'.Instantly and tier sister. Mi's. Anna La'ne, 60, of McMinnville, Telln., critically injured lii a highway accident near here late yesterday. : They were riding in'a pickup truck driven by Mrs. Helen Lane Hitchcock, daughter of Mrs. Lane and also a resident of McMinnville. when something went wrong with the steering apparatus and the vehicle ran off a steep embankment, Mrs Hitchcock was not critlaclly hurt. Two State Highway 'patrolmen came along soon after the accident gave first aid to Mrs.'Lane, whose legs had been completely severed at the knees, and sent her to a hcxs pllf.l In Poplar Bluff. Mrs. Lane and Mrs. Hitchcock were visiting at the Laramore home. Negro Deaths Services for Verlcnc Harris, four were conducted nt 2 p.m. totlny at tlie New Hope Baptist Church at Yarbro by a Rev. Pnriiell, pasioi and burial wns in tlie New Hope Cemetery. Tlie child died Tuesday at the parents home in Yarbro. Other survivors Include five sisters diiri .brothers. Tlie/Home Funeral I Home was In charge of arrange- STRIKES 'The first known instance of placing u metal band on' a' bird's leg in an effort to trace lt-s migration involved a heron captured in Germany In 1110. bearing > band put on ;n Turkey. Continued from Page t mediation efforts. Even before Ro-u; made his statement, 'another off icial—prominent in behind-the-scenes planning on Truman labor policies—had insisted the cabinet officer was mistaken In talking of a deadline. hL? official, unwilling to be quoted by name, said, "evidently, the gentleman mlsundersUxxi the President." Tries for Negotiations Ching was reported trying to get Philip Murray, president of the CIO and head of Its striking stcelworkcrs union, to negotiate directly today with the U.S. Steel Corp. In New York. Murray went to New York from meetings in Cleveland with his CfO lieutenants. ChJng has been meeting with Industrial relations experts of U.S. Steel, the nation's biggest steel producer, for more than a week. The union has refused lo budge from its position that the dispute should be settled according to the terms of a re[x>rl by a presidential fact finding board. This called for employer-paid pension - insurance benefits worth up lo 10 cents an liour. Steel firms have all agreed to put up that amount of money if the workers will chip in something too. : There was no word on the request of a number of steel firms that the presidential board be reconvened to "clarify" il.s findings. Any reconvening would have to be done by Mr. Trumatj. ' Tlie possibility of getting Murray to tiiec't with US. Steel's representatives, was not too remote. On Tuesday, , the corporation's chairman, Irving S. Olds f said it seemed sensible for company and union to "sit down and see how far w-e could get toward agreeing on a pension jiro- gvam." Murray had declined to comment on Old's suggestion. There had been no direct negotiations between the union and steel companies since the strike began Oct.. 1. . Strike. effects grew steadily worse, froduclion of up to U.OOO,- U00 tons of steel has been tost, *pellln£ shortages of alt sores of fabricated metal' Items tu the months ahead. Besides the growing unemployment, there was a threat of a fuel shortage* if the 39-day mine walkout lasted much longer. Already, more than 60o passenger trains had been discontinued on government orders to save coal. Peace efforts appeared bogged down In the coal strike. Union-operator talks at Blucficld, W.a., recessed yesterday until next Tuesday. There were indications that once Mr. Truman decides to act it'will be to exercise the prestige of his office, 'nils could mean calling the disputing parties to the White House for a personal appeal, or it could be an invitation to negotiate in the White House, A step of this sort was understood to be preferred by administration law emergency powers, with their advisers to use of the Taft-Hartley eventual strike-halting court injunctions. , HERf'S YOUR FAVORITE SWEIT CORN ' ' TALI IN FtAVOR...TEMPTING IN TASTE PRIDES liiiNOii he Favorite in Dixieland for 72 yean Genuine COUNTRY GENTLEMAN Cream Style White Sweet Corn So easy 10 prcp-irc .. - ii's already cooked. Ji's wholesome aju] nour- ', isliing—wondc/ful for corjrfiiiier*, corn puddings, chowders, Gi-i Pride of Illinois —Cream SiyI* While Swcel Cora at your grocer's toihy. THE ILLINOIS CANNING CO. 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