The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 7, 1955 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 7, 1955
Page 12
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PAGHTWELYH BLTTHEVILLE , (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER T, 19W Suit for Back Pay Sets Off Talk Of New IRS Scandal (Continued from Page 1) tion of the 1912 Lloyd-Lafollette act which protect* civil sen-ice employes from summary dismissal. Given Statement Witsil made available to the Herald Tribune a statement by Hoppe to the Civil Service Commission. In it Hoppe said Andrews told him he had to go because "I was a controversial figure because he said I had been named under the former administration." Hoppe's statement continued, with reference to Andrews: "He said I was a Dunlap-Snyder appointee and he'd have the entire Eisenhower forces on his neck if I were reassigned to a directorship." John B. Dunlap headed the revenue service during latter days of the Truman administration when John W. Snyder was secretary of the treasury. Actually. Hoppe said, he was appointed to the Internal Revenue Service under the Hoover administration. Andrews, whose appointment was sponsored by Sen. Byrd (D-Va). is a Virginian who describes himself as a "Byrd Democrat." Hoppe said at the time of his conversation with Andrews he had been told he could give up h:s post as assistant.commissioner and take a lower paid job as an Internal Reenue Serice director in the Southwest. The assistant commissioner for inspection IE the revenue service's top internal policeman, charged with inspecting the work of the service. Replaced by Trainer When Hoppe was ousted, he was replaced by Harry J. Trainor, brought to the revenue service from the governnient's General Accounting Office. Trainor was first named acting assistant commissioner for inspection, and was given full title to the Job on August 24, 1954. Hoppe's dismissal was effective «s of July 21, 1953. Witsil, in a statement, said: "On seeing the shambles into which our merit system of civil service is disintegrating, I am convinced that there is no truer picture of political hatchet men at. work — than in the case ofi Hoppe. ... "Vindication of Mr. Hoppe will undoubtedly result in ironclad protection of countless thousands of career people — dedicated loyal people — now in the federal em- ploye ... "Mr. Hoppe, in his effort to keep the revenue service scandal-free, lost his means of livelihood after withstanding any and all political intervention for nearly 25 years. "I feel that the integrity, prestige and judicial wisdom of the United States Court of Claims will be more than adequate to cope with this shallow conspiracy of political patronage and that the court will indicate this man." Another Missing Greenlease Bill Found in Florida MIAMI, Pla. I/PI — A $20 bill from the $300.000 ransom money in the Bobby Greenlease kidnap-murder has been found in Florida. Charles E. Weeks, special agent in charge of the Miami FBI office, said last night the bill .was discovered at the Jacksonville branch of the Federal Reserve Bank and was sent there by the Florida National Bank & Trust Co. of Miami. Several other bills from the missing ransom money have been found recently in the .midwest. Carl Austin Half and Mrs. Bonnie Brown Heady were convicted and executed for the kidnap-slaying of the 6-year-old Greenlease child in 1953. They got 8600,000 ransom money but only $300,000 of it wa-s found. Accident Repotted An accident at 3:15' p.m. at the intersection of McHaney Drive and Highway 61 a dump truck driven by Ernest Phillips, Route 2, Blytheville, Was involved in a collision with a car driven by Edward Earl Smith, Highway 61 South. The car crashed into a rear wheel of the truck, severely damaging the left side of the car and causing lesser damage to the truck's \vheel assembly. There were no injuries. Oct Dec Mill' May Commodity And Stock Markets- York Cotton (IZ:M gioUUonl) 3365 3365 3355 3361 3366 3368 3355 3360 3333 3333 3325 3330 3335 3335 3337 3334 New Orleans Cotton Oct . . 33S1 3632 3357 3358 Dec ........ 3362 3364 3355 3360 Mar ........ 3349 3349 3344 3347 May ........ 3338 3338 3330 3336 Chicago Soybeans Sept ____ 220 220!i 21D 219 Nov ____ 219 319 217'i 217 1 i Jan ____ 219% 220 219',:, 21931 Nov .... 220 220 2183:, 218% Chicago Corn Sept .... 128% 129% 127% 127% Dec .... 1281/i 129 127% 127?j Chicago Wheat Sept .... 195!4 195!' 2 194', 194'i Dec ____ 199 199!i 198'/ 4 195% Western Envoys See Russia's Atomic Station MOSCOW Ml — Ambassadors of the Western powers, led by Charles E. Bohlen of the United States and Sir William Hayter of Britain, were escorted yesterday on a tour of the Soviet Union's atomic power station near Moscow. Previously the only outsiders admitted were Communist Chinese and North Korean representatives and Prime Minister Nehru of India. Western news correspondents were not permitted to accompany the envoys yesterday. Some members of the party took their wives along. No photographs were permitted. Flattop Goes Back to Fleet New York Stocks A T anad T Amer Tobacco .. Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola Qen Electric — Gen Motors Montgomery Ware N y Central .... Int Harvester ... Republic Steel .. Radio Socony Vacuum . Studebaker Standard of N J Texas Corp Sears TJ S Steel 175 5-8 74 5-8 80 159 1-2 85 7-8 138 54 130 1-2 85 1-4 48 39 3-8 48 3-4 48 1-8 61 3-8 9 1-4 135 7-8 100 1-2 100 1-2 58 7-8 SAN FRANCISCO Wl — Streamlined and refitted for atomic age sea fighting, the aircraft carrier Bon Homme Richard rejoined the i fleet yesterday after a 30-month, j 64 million dollar reconversion. Thousands of spectators joined high ranking navy officials in re- commissioning the 11-year-old flattop, a veteran of both World War II and the Korean War. It will join the Pacific Fleet after a shakedown cruise. Bases Inspected TAIPEI, Formosa dfi~ Maj. Gen. | Hunter Harris Jr., deputy chief of j operations of the U. S. Far East Air Force, today inspected bases j of U. S. 18th fighter-bomber wing in Formosa. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. (.Tl—(USDA) — Hogs 7,500; active; 40-50 higher than Tuesday's average; mixed U. S. 1, 2 and 3 grade 200-270 Ib 16.75-17.00 oues, 300 head mostly No Is and 2s around 200-220 Ib 17.25; mixed grade 170-190 Ib 15.75-16.50, few to 16.75; 150-170 Ib 14.75-10.00; 120-140 Ib 13.25-14.50; sows 400 Ib down 4.25-15.25; several lots smooth under 325 Ib 15.50; heavier sows 11.75-13.75; few 14.00; most boars 8.50-12.00. Cattle 4,700; calves 1,300; trade opening active and stead;' to fully 25 higher; extremes up more: top 24.00 for part load high r.hoice and prime angus steers, mates to which brought 23.65 Tuesday; nu- Licensed Memory HARTFORD, Conn. (IP)—A motorist asked the state motor vehicles department for the number of his old and discarded 1954 driver's license. He said he had forgotten it and needed it to get into his safe. The license number and the safe combination, he explained, were the same. merous sales choice steers 22.5023.50; couple loads mixed choice and prime 23.75; few best heifers 23.00; carlot top 22.50 for load to average choice kind; cows fully steady; utility and commercial cows 10.00-12.00; small lots and indiiduals to 12.50; canners and cutters 7.00-9.50; bulls and vealers unchanged; utility and commercial bulls 12.00-14.00; light canners down to 10.00; good f">ay beef bulls 11.00-12.00; good and choice ealers 20.00-23.00; a few prime 25.00-26.00. COMMIE (Continued from Page » prus and has ordered more than 600 Royal Marine Commandos to (he island from Malta to'reinforce its security force there. .In Athens, a foreign ministry spokesman said Greece had requested a meeting of the permanent NATO Council in Paris to consider the riots and that Deputy Foreign minister Panayoitis Kanellopoulos had delivered personally a strong protest to the Turkish charge d'affaires. Greek authorities also ordered special security measures in western Thrace and on the island of Rhodes, both of which have large Turkish minorities, to forestall any reprisals for the riots in Turkey. There was no official estimate of casualties but the Istanbul news, paper Milliyet said more than 300 were injured. Newspapers estimated about 500 persons were arrested in Istanbul. The mobs in Istanbul wrecked a pillaged hundreds of Greek shops. Several Greek Orthodox churches were damaged. Fires burned at scattered points. In Izmir, headquarters of the NATO command for southeastern Europe, the Greek consulate Was reported burned and the Greek pavilion at Turkey's internationa fair was wrecked. In Athens the government said the mobs hac looted the houses of 15 Greek officers serving with the NATO command in Izmir. A crowd of several thousand Turks inarched on the Greek Embassy in Ankara, the Turkish capital. Police dispersed them with tear gas. Confined to Barracks A dispatch from Athens said a Greek military plane had been senl to Izmir to evacuate families ol Greek officers with the NATO command. The Greek army was confined to its barracks in Athens, Salonika and other Greek cities having large Turkish minorities. Police were alerted to prevent reprisals by indignant Greeks. The Greek deputy foreign minister, Panayotis Canellopoulos, said his government had lodged a vigorous protest with Turkey. The rioting was an outgrowth of bitter feeling over Greece's campaign to annex the British colony of Cyprus, an island off Turkey's south coast which has 400,000 population of Greek descent and 100,000 Turks. The violence was touched off by on explosion of a stick of dynamite near the Turkish consulate in Salonika yesterday. The Turks became enraged over a report that the dynamiting shattered windows BEST BUY NEW; BETTER TRADE-IN, TOO Lowest-price big car you can buy ... and YOU'LL G ET TH E BEST DEAL NOW! You'll save money if you buy your new Plymouth now! Your Plymouth dealer can give you the closest deal of the year right now because, of the low-price three, Plymouth sales gains have been the highest of the year. You'll get a high trade allowance, a low down payment, and long, liberal terms. Your present car will never be worth more than it is today, so don't delay. See your Plymouth dealer now. Plymouth no met) 'America's Moil Beautiful Car" by fomout profeitlonal artUtl, tht Socitlp of Itluitralon PLYMOUTH In tht blrthplate of the 1st* Kemal Ataturk, founder of the Turkish republic mid the country's national hero. The rioting came without warning In Istanbul, where crowds of young Turks gathered in the main streets at nightfall. At first their demonstrations were orderly, causing nothing more serious than traffic jams. Suddenly the sprawling city of a million persons erupted into a wave of destruction. Bands of youths armed with wooden clubs and iron bars attacked stores and business houses, most of them owned by persons of Greek descent although some wrecked shops reportedly > were owned by persons of Jewish and Armenian descent. The furious crowds smashed in windows, ripped out fixtures and hurled furnishings and merchandise into the streets. Watched Destruction As the violence increased, thousands of other residents poured from their homes to cheer or just to watch the destruction. .Police attempting to curb the snowballing riots soon were hopelessly outnumbered. Toward midnight the Istanbul army headquarters called in a division of infantry, an armored brigade and Marine unite. Infantrymen with fixed bayonets took up posta In front of the wrecked stores to prevent looting. Police. and firemen drove the rioters away from'Greek Orthodox churchs and cordoned off the church patriarchate on the left bank of the Golden Horn. Armed Marines blocked off both bridges across the Horn, which divides the European section from the Asiatic quarter. Boat service between the two areas also was halted. Gradually the mobs disappeared from the streets. As dawn broke, Istanbul looked like a battleground with the army still in the field. Scores of medium tanks were parked at strategic locations. Thousands of soldiers, sailors and marines patrolled virtually every street. 'Oil Spot' Burns About 9:30 a.m. today firemen answered a call to the old alfalfa mill on South Broadway where they extinguished a fire in old crude oil which had been spilled on the ground. The fire, which caused no damage, was started when two boys smoking nearby tossed a match onto the oil spot. Read Courier News Classified. Ads. JUDGE (Continued from Pag« U publicized as a conflict. Other Business Other matters before the council were a report by City Attorney George K. Reeves on city finances. It was pointed out that there WM some $6,000 due in back taxes, The council through usual channels will make a special effort t« collect the money. A contract was given the Lawrence Co. of Steele to build a at* incinerator on a bid of $109. A letter was read stating that there is no objection to the city having sewerage lagoons constructed at the city airport. This is in relation to the building of a new sewer system next year. It was reported that the preliminary survey and other preliminaries were progressing toward the new system, which proposal will be submitted to voters early next year. Pluoridation of city water will be decided following a scheduled meeting in October when a state representative will meet with the council. The Only Exclusive Men's Store" In Mississippi County "HE'S WEARING THE NEW TREND MOOEL- DOLLARS AND SENSE. Most suits are as good as they can be for low price. Those tailored by Hart Schaffner & Marx are priced ae low as possible for their higfe quality. Juet arrived ... our new Fal selections feature the new trim-and-tapered Tread styftng correctly conservative Charred Tones. Not no*. peaeiva, they're ttosurpaaeed i

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