The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 5, 1952 · Page 12
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 5, 1952
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PAGE TKK BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Prison Psychologist Was Forced to Praise Convicts for Break JACKSON, Mich. W) — Assistant Deputy Warden Vernon Fox's hotly debuted speech congratulating convicts on ending a five-day rebellion Bt Southern Michigan Prison wns dictated by the mutinying men themselves. This dramatically come to light last night, Fox was pledged to deliver the Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton O pen IHolh w gL C Open Higli Low does May 3864 3884 3841 3834 July 3800 3825 3776 3825 3G07 3622 3595 3621 Oct. Dec 3584 359S 3573 New Orleans Cotton 3594 May 3868 July 3702 Oct. Dec, Open High Low Clocs 3884 3839 288-1 3820 3771 3818 3608 3620 3592 361<i 3588 3595 35G9 3592 Soybeans High Low Close 296% May 297 294 Jly 289% 587 Sept 279li 217=4 l!19Va Nov 274>/ 4 21251, 2731i Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. (/!')—0SDA — flogs 15,000; active; weights 180 Ibs up sows 75 to 1.00 higher; lighter weights unevenly 5U to 1.25 higher; choice 180-230 lb-, 20.00-10; few hundred head choice under 220 Ibs 20.15-25; top 20.25; highest since Oct. 23, 1951; top to packers 20.00; 240-270 Ibs full width of choice grade 19.00-85; 280-350 Ibs 18.00-75; over 400 Ibs 17.25; 150-170 Ibs 1800-19.75; mostly 18,50-19.30; 120-140 Ibs 16.50-18.25; 100-110 Ibs 15.00-1C.75; sows 400 Ibs down 17.00-15; few at 18.00; heavier sows 16.00-17.00; stags 12.50-14.50; boiirs 12.00-14.00. Cattle 3500, calves 700; early Bales steers fully steady to strong on few choice lots nt 33.00-34.00; good quality replacement steers 31.60; heifers and mixed yearlings opening fully steady; commercial to choice lots 2T?.00-33.00; cows opening ateady; utility and commercial 22.00-25.00; canner and cutter cows 15-50-21.50. speech and to keep Its sources a secret. That was part of a trade through wlilcli the mutineers freed eight hostage guards and surrendered April 21, instead of April 25 as they had agreed previously. Mutiny leader Earl Ward released Fox, since relieved as fisls- tant deputy warden and prison psychologist, of his pledge of -secrecy yesterday. Fox confirmed Ward's dictation, his demand for delivery over the prison's loudspeaker system, pledge of secrecy, thus; "God, I wouldn't congratulate those guys. . . . neither would I break my word, once given." 1'sycholoKisi Huw.s The 3C-ye:tr-olfl psychologist said he bowed to Ward's demands in return for (he convict moving ui the surrender time, explaining that state troopers wore preparing to give the prisoners ati hour to surrender or face armed storming of their barricaded cell block, the. prisoners had threatened to kill their hosta[:es in that cvetil, Ward gave this note to Austin MacCormick, executive director of Police Quell Mob Noting at Jail Men Demand Better Food, Estimated Damage Is $100,000 the Osbornu a pjl- Eisenhower Reported// Fay tors Continuance oi Some farm Subsidies PARIS art ~ Gen. Dwight D. Els- ensower was quoted today as favoring tho continuation of some of price subsidies for farmers if he ie elected U. S. president. George T. Mickelson, former governor of South Dakota wh o flew here Sunday to discuss farm problems with Eisenhower said In on interview today: "Gen. Elsenhower feels that the production of food end fiber is the most important Industry' in the United States and that those engaged In that industry must be protected from disaster. "He feels that there'must be a correlation between the producer anrt the consumer in order that the economy of the whole country will be kept la balance." valcly endowed pennl reform ngcncy. during an Interview tit the Livingston County Jail to which Wnrtl hns been trutisfcrreU: "Dear Dr. V. Fox: You can feel free lo tell Mr. MacCormick whe User or not I wrote out the speech of congr ft till at ions you t via tie and mtule you deliver It, Sincerely, Enrl Ward," - Tax Interviewed MacConnlck hastened to Jackson, interviewed Fox nnti called Gov. G. Me tine n Williams, nl whose request MacCormick ts InvcstlBnUng the prison's administration. Fox said Ward dotnnnttccl the congratulatory message* to take himself anil his co-leader"Crn/y Jack" Hyult "off the hook with other inmates" for surrendering earlier than previously agreed. Stutc Okaj'ccl Hcfoniis The state already had agreed to 10 prison reforms demanded by the mutineers, plus a guarantee of no reprisals in the mutiny uncl general riot In which one convict, was slnin, nine wounded and two million dollars damage done. Gov. Williams signed for the state the night of April 23 on dc- irmnd of the 170-odd mutineers They then announced they'd sur- runder April 25." But on the morning of April 21 Fox snlfl he Ifinrned that Stale Police Commissioner Donald Leo nard, Corrections Commissioner Earnest C. Brooks and Wnrdci Julian N. Frisble were planning to give the mutineers nn hour to stir render or face .storming of the ccl block by armed troopers. Fox salt he objected, but that Brooks toll hint he was tired ami to go get some sleep, only snatches of whicl he'd had in 105 hours. Fox snlci he Inter received i phone call from Ward. Asking to: some medicine for a guard win was ill. It wns then Fox told re porters he broached the subject o surrendering enrly. Students to Give Fashion Show The Harrison High School Home Economics Department will hold n fashion show at 8 p.m. tomorrow night in the school gym. The home economics students wilt model clothing they have made during the past school year. In addition to students, some adults also '.vj!l be models. Music Wil be provided bv the Elm Street School Hhylhm Brmd ert Smith. James Thomas an Harrison Chcnii. Elvira Bussc be in charge of the music. MONTREAL I — Trunchcon- brandishing police finally quelled ome S70 rioting prisoners at Mon- rent's Bordeaux Jail last night. The men, demanding better food nd shouting for a new jail gover- lor, marched and shouted about lie Jail yard tor five hours, setting dozens of fires. At least three persons—two prls- nous nnd n guard—were Injured, Hit not seriously. Provincial arid city police, hastily summoned to •cinforce Jail guards, put their lire- inns aside for nightsticks and let )ic rioters' frenzy subside before "icy moved into the yard. There 'as no liundre. Mob Itclurns Voluntarily The mob began returning to the naln building more or less volun- arily after they were told new food ind fresh fntJt was beini? broutfhl hem. There demonstration had erupted In the mess hall over a upper of head cheese, corn and lotnloes. The jail governor, Dr. Zenon -csage, said tin inquiry into the riot would be made as soon as lossihle. After midnight he an- lounccil llml all was quiet Inside. The riot damage was estimated unofficially at more than $100.01)0. More tlijin 200 firemen were kept Inisy for two hours putting out widely .scattered fires which the lolers touched off In cells, the machine .shop, canteen, mess hall, cftchen, storeroom and near the chapel. 'No Sweat/ Say Airmen At North Pole ANCHORAOE, Alaska M>)_"Op. erallon instructions carried out. No sweat." Tills mesage Irom an Air Force crew at the top ot the world sig- nalled history's Ilrst successful landing at the geographic north pole, the Alaska Air Command announced yesterday. Maj. Oen. William D. Old, com- mantling general of the Air Command, said a C-47 sM-and-wheel- cqulpi>cd transport flown by Lt. Col. William P. Benedict of Pasadena. Call/., made the landing Saturday. Air Force officials and scientists spent three hours and 10 minutes on the Ice prick taking measurements, then flew back to Fletcher's island, R floating ice island 135 miles away to report the historic landing, Olds said. The Air Command said the land- Ing was matte at the geographic north pole — "the northernmnst jiolnt of the earth; the northern extremity of the earth's axis" by dictionary definition. STRIKE (Continued Irom Page 1) ; r rcat slackening of transportation, private or commercial, and no widespread rationing as such. Motoring was not curtailed, voluntarily or otherwise, on the v:cek entl. At some paints, .service KCatio attendants gave regular customers preference. Chicago planned to pull 300 gasoline-powered transit buncs out of service today. The strike, called by 22 APL, CIO ami independent unions, shut down roughly n third of Die nations refineries and cut yasoline supplies by atiout the same amount. Dally Average [estimated Tlio nntlonnl dally average production of gasoline Is rated at three million barrels. Reserves were estimated last week ns sufficient for -15 days normal consumption. Texas oil production hns been cut an estimated one-third, or one million barrels a day. Some 90,000 unionists were out in support of wage demands for a general hike of 25 cents an hour and night ami early-morning shift differentials of 6 and 12 cents hourly. The general rate of paj has been from S2 to $2.10 nn hour Differentials^ amounted to 4 and ( cents ari~1houf. Benton Balks At Testimony Senator Won't Talk In Slander-Libel Suit WASHINGTON MV-Scn. William Dcnton refused to testify Loclny at a pro-trial hearing in Sen. Joseph McCarthy's two million dollar libel-sJamter suit ngnitist him because of n tape-recording device MrCarlliy insisted upon. Bentcm deckled against, answering any questions when he found the recording device? Iiacl been set up. B?nton, ConnecUrut, noted ii]"on ndvice of one of his Prizes Awarded In Negro Division Of Poster Contest •rizes were awarded winners In (he Ne^ro division of Rotary Club's Boys-Girls Week poster contest -it a county-wide school rally Friday al Harrison High School. County School Supervisor John Mays presented first prize ot $7 50 lo Wtllle n. Harris. 12th grader; second prlno of S5 to Dorothy Brlvvn. eighth-grader; nnd third prize of $2 to Jerry McGuffey, seventh-grader. filythcville School Doard President Max B. Helil wns principal speaker al the rally. The countywide achievement test conducted by Mr. Mays was won by Dorothy Jean Jackson, Harrison seventh grader. Robert Smith, Harrison clKhth-grndor, won first place in a quiz contest on social studies, and Harrison High School won first place in the athletic events. I. T. Younj; was it; charge of the , nttiletlc contests, nnd Alcne Wilev I nnd Willie Mae Robinson were in charge of the literary and poster contests. A one-act play was presented by Jimmy Robinson. MONDAY, KAY I, foung Father Describes Bank Robbery from Church Pulpit CftIM SALUTE I : ROM THE PAST—Uniformed member ot the "FDJ," East Germany's communist youth organization, gives the old Nazi salute to East Germany's president, Wilhelm Pieck. A grim reminder of the past, the incident occurred during a youth festival in Soviet sector of Berlin, Yugoslavia Wants Understanding With Neighbors Greece and Turkey Obituary Governor Gets Chief Title from Indians ST. PAUL, W _ Oov. C. Elmer Anderson has received a colorful Indian head-dress anil peaec pipe to go with his title ol "Chief Horn Cloud." The title was bestowed by Chief Iron Hail. 94-year-old Sioux chief of the South Dakota Black Hills who claims to be one of the last survivors of the bntlle of t h e "Little Big Horn." The battle on June 25. IS70, is nlso known ns "Custer's Last Stand." Basil Edwards Of Holland Dies HOLLAND, Mo. — Basil I. Edwards of Holland, died yesterday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Bill Erickson, in Lakeland. Fla. Mr. Edwards, who hnd been ill since last foil, had been visiting in Florida since Januarv. H i s body will be returned to Holland for burial. Fimcrrtl arrangements are incomplete but Rosary services will be said at his home here tomorrow. German Funeral Home is in charge. nttnrncys. Theodore Kiemll of Nc« sc nil>ly. 8 Candidates Seek Legislature Post LITTLE ROCK ItVi Eight legislative candidates are seeking the speakership of the 1953 General As- Rob:i the 1 >• will i OPS Price Clinic To Be Held Here c°) f "" ° f ' Jr ' CC S '' ablllz:lli "n PrU. ville May s and Osceola' Milj'g ; « was announced this morniiu- Officials visit h c ,e lo hold conferences wnii merchants on an in- Meetings nre held at the Chum-' ucr or Commerce office here. York. Kieiidi snicl Benton \voutrt not participate "with iny consent" so lone as the recording device remained in the room. McCarthy. Wisconsin Republican, paid he would ash di" U. s. ni^-ir-i Court here to order Benton to £ivn testimony. They arc: Rep, CrvrroU Hollens worth of Warren Rep, L H. Autry of Burdctte, Talbot Feild of Hempstead County, Charles Smith of Critlcnticu County, Pat Rubliuoii 01 Lafayette, Sam Levine of Jefferson. Clifton Wade ol Washington ami Sen. L. Wcenis Tnissell of Fordyce. By ALEX SINGI<KTON BELGRAUK, Yugoslavia \&— Independent, Communist Yugoslavia 3s showing signs of increasing willingness to reach an understanding with her Southern Balkan neighbors, Greece and Turkey, on common defense measures against the threat of Russian imperialism. But Premier Marshal Tito's government still stands firmly opposed lo expressing- that readiness in a defense pact, largely through fears of an Italian attempt to horn in on the arrangement in a try at :r.inating Balkan affairs. Yugoslavia is expected to start talks with Greece nnd Turkey within the next few months about an informal and probably verbal arrangement for joint action against aggression within the framework of the United Nations Charter. With Tito's government and Italy still at loggerheads over the future of Trieste—which both jvant—there seems no possibility of an nrange- ment that would include the Italians. Yugoslavia's willingness to talk with Greece nnd Turkey was em- phasl'/.ed by the government newspaper Politika yesterday in an editorial applauding the Greek- Turkish conversations on military and economic matters held, Athens a week ago. Politika said Yugoslavia is always ready to tnke part in discussing affairs of mutual interest and j that "conditions for such discussions exist and are more important thnii any protocol," The paper called for "full equality and clarification of aims, in accord with United Nations principles." In a speech to the Yugoslav Re- erve Army Officers Association earlier, Tito acknowledged that his government is "being rebuked" for failing "'••-' other aid from the West. Tito said history has shown that formal pacts are only "scraps ol paper" when danger arises, am "we do not believe in paper, bu only In reality." then he declared: "No people should fear that in the case of aggression, we slial not he with them, hecause we shal at the same time be defending: our independence." 3 Drunk Driving Bonds Forfeited • Three persons forfeited c a s bonds 111 Municipal Court t h i morning 1 on charges of drivin. while under the influence of liq uor. Forfeiting bonds v, r ere Cannon Ta'ylor, Negro, 5111-35; J. C. Per guson $111.25 and Roy Dunn. $123 .75. In other action, Marion Clifto: and Willie Smith each forfeited $1 bonds on charges of speeding. BREAD Quick RfUEf I FROM MISERY OF .HANGOVER DISTRESS No-l COPS.»,».-, ,, r Uct to pa*™!. Gt> Copi. AT YOUR DRUGGIST (Continued Irom Page 11 $15 a week Increase and a fivu-d week. The average wage for th drivers is a guaranteed Sn2.fiO and 10 per cent commission on 'roil sales Free Ride to College Provided by Boss TOPEKA, Kan, MP>—A youthful 'ather, speaking from a church mlpit, described Ills part In a lank robbery and said God told ilm to give himself up. "I thought about the bunk robbery many times,'' 23-year-old Albert H. Johnson said yesterday. 'About five weeks ago it really started bothering me. "I prayed about It and asked ho fxird to give me an answer. It seemed that lie would'give me only one answer and that was to give myself up." The $835 bank robbery occurred May 17, 1948, in Hoyt, Kan. Saturday, Johnson made * formal statement to County Atty. Donald Sands admitting the robbery. He originally had planned to confess in church, then surrender lo authorities. But he was prevailed on to appear before county officials first. Johnson said if he Is sent, to the penitentiary, he will "try to convert the men there. 1 * His public confession in the Seward Avenue Baptist Church was punctuated by frequent cries of "Arnen!" and "Bless you, brother!" from the audience °<hfc about 100. ^ Truman Seeks -food Disaster Insurance' WASHINGTON «[>) _ President Truman today asked Congress lo et up a national system ot tlood isaster insurance backed by !'{. illion dollars of government funds. He told the lawmakers the lack of 11 insurance system is "a major ap in the means by which a man an make his home, his farm, or business secure against Jinan- inl loss." The President sent with his mes- age to the Senate and House a Iraft of suggetsed legislation under which the Reconstruction Pi- lance Corporation could provide direct insurance or reinsurance of policies written by private companies. RFC commitments would be lini- ted to 500 million dollars to begin vith but could be increased, with (residential approval, by 500 mil- ion each on July 1, 1953, and July 3034. Siss! Boom! Bah!', But Rob's for Cautious fank on Korean Front SEOUL <3>>—The Eighth Arivfr raised a question today: Are Arm^ air mattresses too .high off the ground? The other night, Cpl. Raymond H. Derouin, Providence, R. I., had just bedded down in his bunki>r when the Communists let go wtih an artillery concentration. "Boom!" . . . "Blam!" "Crash!" Then, amid the uproar, De- rouln's .bunker-mates heard a low. sinister hissing. "What's that?" they demanded, nerves on edge. "A fellow can't get too close lo the ground In a situation like this." Derouin reassured them. "I just pulled the plug outta my air mattress." 23 Are Enlisted In Armed Forces Here Lost Month A total of 23 Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri men enlisted in the armed services at recruiting offices in Blytheville during last month. Of these. 13 enlisted in the Navy five joined the Air Force, three enlisted in the Regular Army and two were sent to the Regular Arms Officer Candidates School. The enlistments follow: Navy —. Oene Dickey ot Hayti Rilffus N. Hollingsworth and Tim othy D. Simple, Jr.. both of Port aKcville. Bill L. Howard of I^nch ville. LeRoy Quails. Jr.,' of Burdette, Billy Robison of Homers ville, Johnnie B. Tracy of Osceola Nfack D. Hay of Blytheville, Joh F. Hamilton of Cooler. Omer G Reaves of I-epanto, William A Sherrocl of Manila, Elgie W. Marr nnd Bi;;:e Joe Thompson, both o Caruther.svillc. Air Force — Bobby McClure o Stcele. Jimmy Tucker of Luxorr. and Thomas P. Phillips, Joseph H Ward and Samuel E. Young, all of Blytheville. Re'iilnr Army—Roy D. Brown of Blvtheville and Troy I,. Farmer and Clifford L. Wiley, both of Manila. Regular Army OCS — Billy M. Berber and William P. Fletcher, both ol Osceola. Aiken'Aching' For Showdown With Brannan WASHINGTON W — Sen. Aiken <R-Vt) pressed today [or a chance to lell Secretary of Agriculture Brannan to his face that he tried to "cover up" wrongdoing in the farm and program, and to get the secretary's reply under oath. The blunt-spoken Vermont senator voiced his challenge as the Senate Agriculture Committee trained its sights on high-level department officials and asked the Justice Department to take over part of its inquiries. Aiken Is the committee's ranking Republican member. NEW YORK W) — Two childre of taxi drivers are having their way paid to college by their dads' boss. Daniel G. Arnsiein. president ot join in defense pacts j two taxi firms, recently present- alUiough it is getting arms and ed his fifth annual scholarship cov- erins al! college expenses for both undergraduate and graduate work. One winner. Miss Gloria Jesse, plans to study medicine while Donald Rosenberg will concentrate on aeronautical engineering. Each is 17 years old. "Change of life Made Me Scream at My Husband" wile* Mrs. A. Wh'iHmglon cf N«w Y«rlc, N.Jfc "Now I tlon't iiiffcr'frnm 'hoi fiashSp 1 mil ncrvonsm**—feel fine," »h« aildf, • If you, too, are .suffering m*i£ tha irritable, restless rccUiigsffv/ hot Hashes of change of lifc-JE&! In tests by doctor? Lydia Finkham'.s Compound and Tablets save relief of such txmctionally-caused distress in 63 1 ?* and 80% (rcsucctlvely) of the cases! Complete or striking relief! Yesl Research has proved ihrse medicines thoroughly modern in the relief tiiey give from those nervous "out of »ort5" feelings of mid-life "change"! Get Lydia Fliikham's Vegetable Compound or new Tablets with added iron! (\VontlcTj nl r too, for functional pains of """"'•'" menstrual periods.) t Ada through sympuhetk n p-i -i r- Quality find Economy.,. V,'ORLD'S LARGEST SRLER ATM BEAUTIFUL CUT STONE HOME Open for inspection, Sunday 1 :00 to (; : oo p.m. Shown by appointment during wei'k days 3 Bed rooms 2 Baths $30,000 This Imelj- h omc is quality tliroinli,m t . Rrauliful ti-sha e.l kil Chen lifeltmc Geneva c.Mmuls wilh ull the accessories 'inrl'uiliU Kltrlion-AliJc Dishwasher. Dimnp room, spacious living room with marble and mirror firopbre, The .1 bt,lrotm,s have luce wilk-m cedar lined closets. Bolt, the baths hAvr rnlorcrt fuln.cs. becuc ft 1 " Yo'u wiTli"r m ' SlUf ''"^ tCr ™ CO "' b -' r>i "" h klr - Don'l fail to investigate UK Muidiness nm| 'eliu'ice^ni^teri Us used In conjtruclion of this homr. m.iicruis See or call JOHNNY MARR, REALTOR Office Phone 'Jilt Rc.«. J'lione 25!)G HOMEMAK! Can Be Made EASIER... There's no need for you to spend beautiful Summer days indoors, scrubbing and ironing he;tps of soiled laundry. us take over your laundry chores al n surprisingly low cost. \Ve lake meticulous care. BLYTHEVILLE STEAM LAUNDRY & CLEANERS PHONE 4418 SMART GAL, TOO . . . and 1 don't mind admit ting it! I've discovered how easy it is to sell something I no longer use for needed rash. 1 read and use the Classified-Ads! Ads placed before 9 a.m. will appear same day. AH classified advertising payable in advance. ^ BLYTHEVILLE COURIER News by Felix Carney Hubby's apt to bring flow- ( ers home when television's i round. Funny how tilings ike that go round in circles: . . . tlie kids were the ones' inkling for a set and shoiit-; ng for joy when it Then Mom, one afternoon found a program that show-; ed how to cook creatively.* And a scrumpous meal she .urned out. To impress Hub-; jy so much that the next day lie came home with flowers . . . . Television's a family thing, no doubt about it. That's why programs an arranged and timed so care; fully. To give enjoyment ttj the whole family is a big aim Junior finds school work, i treat when he sees a especially designed for kida Dad can work all day an< still get to the ball gam< from his favorite chair in th< evening. Mom's finding ou' about hair styles, flower ranging and educational top ics. Seems like home's a treat tor everybody these days . . . where th« hes things, like television, »r> shared. We've got something b 1: to share -with you. It'» th GENERAL ELECTRIC T with the famoiM black light tube for easy And remembftr her» salp. is backed with th« service of trained technician! 5 Your pleasure Is our buirfn«.»j at BLYTHEVILLE SALE j CO., 109 E. Main St. Phow 3616.

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