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

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, September 12, 1955
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'(XKK.T 8CTTEMBBR 18,WTO Cabn Colorado Lass Is 1956 Miss America 18-Year-Old Sharon Kay Ritchie Tops Field of Beauties ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. ttV-A teen-ager from Colorado who refuses to get flustered and yearns to be ftn actress donned her newly •won Miss America 1956 crown today with the outlook: "If you think success, then success will come to you." The titian-tressed coed—18-year- old Sharon Kay Ritchie—has n philosophy to help her through the exciting yearlong tour that lie. ahead. "There's no use getting fussed,' says Sharon, who entered the pageant as Miss Colorado. "If you loofc for the best, you'll receive the best." Sharon, who taught Sunday school in the First Christian Church at Grand Island, Nebr. where she lived most of her lii'e went to New York City last nigh with her parents, Mr. and Mrs Forrest A. Ritchie. In her first formal interview will newsmen after her Saturday niph triumph over 48 other compeli tors, she said the crown goes to the girl who keeps cool, calm and coliected. A sophomore at Colorado Women's College, she said she had her ere on the Miss America title since she was 8. She wants to be an actress and plans to study at the Pasadena (Calif.) Playhouse. She is 5 feet 6, weighs 116 pounds and measures 35-23-35 at the bust, waist and hips. Sharon, .in gaining the crown from her Miss .America predecessor, Lee Ann Merhveiher of San Francisco, is in line for 550,000 in prizes and personal appearance fees. She says she has no romantic 'entang-lements. Second spot honors in the Miss America 1956 race went to Miss Oregon, Dorothy Mae Johnson of Portland. Florence Gallagher, Miss Chicago, placed third. And Stock Markets- New York Cotton SETAF Starts Italian Operation ROME W) — A new NATO command came into being in north Italy today. The new outfit is SETAF—South- ern European Task Force. Its commander is Brig. Gen. John K. Michaelis, World War II aide to President Eisenhower and famous Korean War commander of the 27th Wolfhound Regiment. Its headquarters is Leghorn. Michaelis' force is being formed of U.S. troops shifting from Austria to Italy to help strengthen the NATO defense line weakened by tile pullout of Western occupation forces from Austria. At Least 16 Die In Egypt Quake CAIRO, Egypt (.-Pi—An earthquake shook the Nile Delta today. At least 16 persons died, including eight children crushed to death in a panic at a girls 'school here. Reports trickling iiv from other parts of the Delta boosted the number of injured to 26. An interior ministry communique said everything was back to normal at mid- afternoon and that public assistance services had gone into operation. Eight houses and two school buildings, located in various parts ol Cairo, were reported officially to have collapsed. Oct 3351 3351 3331 3331 Dec 3345 3347 3332 3332 Mnr 3318 3320 3305 3305 May 3320 3321 3306 3310 New Orleans Cotton Oct 3351 3351 3335 3335 Dec ........ 3344 3347 3330 3330 Mar 3330 3331 3318 3318 May 3320 3320 3306 3306 Chicago Soybeans Sept .... 222 222 220% 221'/, Nov ... 219 219% 218 218% Jan .... 221 221'/2 220',4 221)4 Nav .... 220% 221'/a 219% 220% Chicago Corn Sept .... 128?!, 128'/ 2 126% 127% Dec .... 128% 128% 127 127% Chicago Wheat Sept .... 1951,4 197% 195)4 19 eDc .... 199 " 200% 19814 200% New York Stocks A T and T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester' Republic Steel Radio Socony Vacuum . Studebaker Standard of N J Texas Corp Sears U S Steel .... 177 5-8 75 1 79 1-8 161 1-8 88 1-4 140 53 1-2 133 5-8 87 1-8 47 3-4 38 5-8 54 48 3-4 61 1-2 9 1-4 135 3-4 109 1-4 100 5-8 59 7-8 Livestock 'NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, ni, f/r>— (USDA)—Hogs 13,500; active; barrows and gilts 190 Ib up fully steady to strong with Friday's average: lighter weights and sows steady to 25 higher; mixed U. S. No. Is 2s and 3s 200-260 Ib 16.5085; 16.75 most popular price; around 600 head mostly Is and 2s 200-230 Ib 17.00; heavier weights scarce; 170-190 Ib 16.00-50 ; 150-170 Ib 15.00-16.00 ;several lots to 16.25; 120-140 Ib. 13.50-14.75; sows 400 Ib. down mostly 14.25-15.25; few lots smooth under 325 Ib 15.50-75; heavier sows 12.25-13.75; few 14.00; boars 8.50-12.00. Cattle 11,000; calves 1,700; opening sales choice steers and heifers steady; little done on other grades or cows; load high choice 1,0001,050 Ib steers 23.75-24.00; early top 24.00; several loads low to average choice steers 22.00-23.25; couple loads choice heifers 22.00; best not sold; bulls stendy; also vealers and cnlves; utility and commercial buls 12.00-14.00; good and choice veaers 20.00-24.00; high choice and prime 24.00-27.00. Area's Lads Named by ROTC JONESBORO — Seven men from -hLs area have been named cadet officers for the fall .semester in the ROTC unit at Arkansas State Col- BC. Robert C. cantrell, Caruthersville, vill be a battalion commander with .he rank of Lt. Col. William B. Mayo. Blytheville, and Harvey L. Hill, Osceola, will hold he rank of second lieutenant. Van Buren Russell, Armorel, and Jimmy F. Cummings, Caruthersville, will be cadet captains along vith Donald R'. Abernathy, Caru- hersville, Carl L. Stacey. Caru- hersville, will be a cadet major. Obituary Services Held For J.L.Morris CARUTHERSVUiE — Services for J. L. Morris, 45, Bakerville farmer, were conducted last Tuesday afternoon at Midcity Baptist Church with Rev. Donald Phillips officiating. Burial was at Little Prairie Cemetery here with Baldwin Funeral Home of Kennett in charge. Morris was fatally injured In a freak accident on a Pemiscot County road one mile south of Bakers ville on Highway 84 Sunday of last week. He died that day of head injuries received when he was thrown from the tail gate of a truck when it hit a bump after crossing a bridge. W. E. Thompson Rites Yesterday LEACHVILLE—Funeral servic _ for W. Earl Thompson, 15, retired farmer, were conducted in the chapel of Howard Funeral Services yesterday by the Rev. Harol(" White, pastor of Leachville Baptis Church. The body was shipped to Hills borough, ill., for burial today. Mr. Thompson died Friday in Rod. man's Clinic of a heart ailment. Born in Road House, 111., Mr Thompson had made his home hen for the past three years. Prior to Joming to Leachville he farmed near Maiden, Mo. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mabel Swihart Thompson. pallbearers were Tom Kennett W. W. Cox, W. H. Groom, Virgil Thurmond, Arch Pierce, Chris Pier ce, Ernest Easton and E. H. Cun ningham. BONN (Continued from Page 1) / normalization. On reunification, the Russians also said that Adenauer must take this up with the East Germans Adenauer has said bluntly he does not regard the East German regime as representative of the people Adenauer entertained Bulganin and other Soviet leaders yesterday with German food and wines at luncheon in the luxurious country villa assigned him outside Moscow During the fete Bulganin proposed a toast of "health and long life" to his 79-year-old host. Tile luncheon apparently Was designed to improve the atmosphere created by the heated exchanges during the Saturday session. Adenauer had said that after the German invasion of Russia "many evil things happened" bin that after Russia's advance into Germany "many terrible things occurred too." Soviet Communist Party Secretary Nikita Khrushchev declared Adenauer's remarks were "offend* ing the Soviet troops." In a later session Adenauer denied he hac accused the Soviet troops of wai crimes. He appealed to the Soviets for a change of heart on the issue of the prisoners. Fined on Driving Charge Gavvin Hartley was fined $35 and costs Saturday in Municipal Court after he was found guilty of reckless driving. The court suspended S15 of the fine during good behavior. The case of Woodrow Sanders, charged with leaving the scene of in accident, was continued to Monday. Bond was set at $200. in state cases heard this mom- ng, S. E. Torjuson forfeited bond of $19.75 on a speeding charge and George C. Wilson forfeited a sim- lar bond on the same charge. FREE This Clock Radio with the Purchase of this 21 inch CBS Television Set The Clock Radio itself is a value of $ t A95 21 inch table odel with advanced 1600 chassis. Indestructable ebony clad finish with front tuning. Regular List Price $189.95 Less the allowance for your old Radio, regardless of make, six* or condition . . . 21.95 FOR BOTH You PAY ONLY WILSON'S Television Sales and Service TT4 S. First Phone 3-4237 DARTells Constitution Study Plans To protect America's future hroush patriotic education It the theme of a special program being waged by the Arkansas Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, and which will be launched during Constitution Week, Sept. 17-23. The 1,378 members in the 30 DAE chapters, scattered from the Ozarks of Northwest Arkansas to he Texas border and from the Northeast delta to Louisiana, will >e cooperating with women 6t similar interests throughout the nation. To stress the provisions, principles and advantages of the .United States Constitution during this special week, cooperation of all citizens is being asked. Gov. Orval Faubus has issued a proclamation for Arkansas just as 'resident Eisenhower has proclaimed the observance. Governors of all other states and mayors of many cities and towns also have joined in these issuances to celebrate the 168th anniversary of the signing of the constitution. Various programs will be depicted n Arkansas with news channels, churches, business firms, civic groups and schools cooperating with ,he DAK. Red Cross Closes Flood Relief Drive Red Cross chapter* throughout the country are closing their campaign for New England flood relief "unds. Siegbert Jiedel, Chickasawba district chapter chairman, has expressed thanks to all contributors whose efforts brought the Chickasawba Chapter's Hood contributions to 5577. This area's original quota was $870 lut heavy contributions from the ndu£trial sections of the nation put :he drive over the top before Bty- .heville's .quota was reached. The following persons have con- iributed to the fund since the last •eport: J25 — Dud Cason Post American Legion, J. C. Ellis ST.; $21—Presbyterian Church Sunday School Classes; $15—Mr. and Mrs. E. A. lice,. Hubbard and Son Furniture; ilO—Adams Appliance, Mrs. L. G. Nash, Mr." and Mrs. Merle E. Jusus, Mrs. J. A. Leech, Floyd White and Sons. $5—Mr. and Mrs. G. O. Poetz, \Jr. and Mrs. J. E. Carter, Sarah Walker Lunsford. Mrs. B. P. Gay, Richard Jiedel, Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Redford, Mrs. C.'D. Booth; Frank i. Douglas. Mrs. S. S. Sternberg ind Alvin Huffman Jr.; $2.50—Mr. and Mrs. O. Hitch, Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Haines; $2—Mrs. Ed Hardin, H. L. Harp. Manila contributions totaled £58 and Leachville contributed S13. REDS (OonMnKd from Pie* M dean of the Catholic fu Jen University In eiping when arrested in July 1951: "Sentenced to a term of 10 years in prison for briblhf Chinese government . personnel spying on Red China's itate security and collecting extensive Intelligence of a military, political and economic nature in China.' Rickett, 34, a Fulbright scholar from Seattle: "Six years for collecting Chinese military and political intelligence." The Eev. Mr. Lovegren, 87, ot Seattle, Wash., Baptist missionary in Chungking when arrested in 1850: "Guilty of collecting intelligence in the Sikang area aad conducting espionage." Sentenced to five years. Buol, 34, of Stockton, Calif., operations officer for the American-owned Civil Air Transport when he was selied at the Meng. tze airstrip, 140 miles south of Kun- ming in Yunan province in January 1950: "Sentenced to expulsion from China for intruding into China on board an aircraft to conduct military espionage." Cotton Man Dilmus T. Kanady, a Houston, Tex., cotton man who was jailed by the Reds in October 1950: "Sentenced., to 4% years 'imprisonment and immediate expulsion from China for hiding arms, forg- ng financial accounts in an at- empt to evade taxes, and making black market foreign exchange transactions with American bank notes." Miss Dorothy Middleton, 42, formerly of Cicero, HI., adopted daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hines of Lakeland, -Fla., a. Presbyterian missionary "'at a , leper colony when arrested in February 1951: "Sentenced-to expulsion from China for conducting sabotage." Miss Sarah Perkins, 63, a native of Georgia and . a Presbyterian missionary \ and nurse at a leper colony: the same sentence as Miss Middleton. The Rev. Frederick D. Gordon, 58, of Somerset, Ohio: "Ordered to leave China within a prescribed period . . . because he has shielded counterrevolutionary elements." The Rev. Joseph E. Hyde, 47, of Lowell, Mass: "Ordered to leave China within a prescribed period period because he had conducted reactionary propaganda and concealed a military signal pistol." The Rev. James Joyce, 56, of Clinton, Mass.: "Ordered to leave China within a prescribed period . because he has collected information about Chinese airfields." The latter three are Roman Catholic Dominican priests who have been under house arrest. Circuit Court Hearings Set InPemiscot CARUTHERSVILLE — Court hearings for tomorrow and next week- have been set in Pemiscot County since a special judge and court report have been acquired. Preliminary hearing for Raymond Bounds, 25, of Gobler, charged, with first degree murder, was set for Sept. 20 in Magistrate Court after announcement by C. G. McClintock, of Cape Girardeau, court reporter, that he could be here then. A morning session of Circuit Court was set for Tuesday when Arthur U. Ooodman, of Kennett, Circuit Judgeg of the 22nd Judicial Circuit, announced he would be here. Ooodman will act as Circuit Judge for the 38th Judicial Circuit of Pemiscot and New Madrid Counties until a successor for Judge Joseph Allen, New Madrid, has been named. Allen's motion for retirement will be acted on Oct. 14 at Jefferson City by the Committee on Retirement, .. composed of. various judges from over the state, it was learned this weekend. Confidential sources say there will be no opposition from within the Democratic Central Committees of Pemiscot and New Madrid Counties to their expected forth: coming suggestion that Fred Henley, Caruthersville attorney, be appointed by Missouri Governor Phil Donnelly to succeed Allen, who is in ill health. Bounds is accused of fatally shooting Omer Welch, 40, With a shot gun near Gobler last Monday. Bounds claims Welch was about to hit him with a brick. Officers said the men and several companions, had been drinking and gambling. Vets Get Pick Of AF Towns Patrolman's Child Hurt Brenda Roberts, 4-year-old daughter of Patrolman and Mrs. R. T. Roberts, suffered minor cuts and scratches • Saturday morning when .she darted into a passing car near her home at 2006 W. Sycamore. Read Courier News Classified Ads. Prior service men of all branches now may volunteer for duty at Blytheville, Little Rock or Texar- cana Air Force Bases through the Air Force recruiting office here. M/Sgt. J. W. Blaylock pointed out that when openings at any of ;.hese bases exist for prior service men, they will be assigned there on their request. Men do not need to be Air Force veterans to enlist under this plan, he pointed out. To Release Prisoners LONDON L*—Communist Albania says she is going to release 13 Italians held "for crimes viommit- ted during the war as well as following the liberation." Bladder'Weakness' If worried by "Bladder Weakness" [Oetttof Tip Nights (too Irequent, burning or Itching urination) or Strong, Cloudy Urine] due to common Kidney and Bladder Irrl~ tmtlons. try CYSTEX for quick, gratifying comforting help. A billion CYSTEX tablet,-; used In past 35 te»r* prove safety and success. Ask druggist for CYSTEX under money-back guarantee. See bow much better you feel tomorrow. ONE LESSON YOU CAN TEACH YOUR CHILDREN Of course, readin', wrilin' and 'rithrnetic are essential parts of learning — but one important lesson is the benefit of savings — and learning how to save! , .. Textbooks do not teach this! It's up to you to teach your children the value of thrift. Whether the goal in your children's lives is to be advanced education, a home of their own, capital for a business, or for other important reason — let a savings account here, be the beginning of that important saving lesson. OUR CHIME CLOCK 'PLAYS: "Lord thru this hour Be thou our guide So by thy power No foot shall slide." The FARMERS BANK AND TRUST COMPANY has your savings insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Come in today and start their savings account here! —: Oldest Bank in Mwsiwippl County :— THE FARMERS BANK & TRUST CO. TIME TRIED - PANIC TESTED Movtar r*tm\ totem 8^t*m and T. D. I. OL WRECK (Continued from Page » Kelsejr and Paul Moore, both of Hayti, of the Highway Patrol. They were assisted by Clyde Orton and Winfield Pankey, Pemiscot County deputy- sheriffs from Caruthersville. The two passengers in. the 1940 Pontiac sedan which was totally wrecked when it ran off a wooden bridge on a country road claimed a Hayti Negro was driving. Troopers H. C. Logsden and W. C. Brooks, both of Kennett, said witnesses didn't see any such Negro and that the two men had been drinking. All of the injured were treated at the County Memorial Hospital here. Democrats Plan To Hold Dinner LOS ANGELES Wl — Former President Harry S. Truman won't be able to be present, but southern California Democrats are going ahead with their $100-a-plate fundraising dinner here Thursday night. Gov. George M. Leader of Pennsylvania will substitute for Truman. The former President canceled his 'trip to California on orders of his doctor to curtail his activities. "Get a Better Job In TV" ... say 36 leading station managers and repair shop owners. Hundreds more men are needed to place in high-paying television jobs. You can learn quickly in day or night classes to: I, ft*p«ir TV ttts; or 2, M a Radto-TV AnnMinc»r; BT 3, «i Electronic* Technician. Trained men are assured of year-in, year- out employment in this fast-growing industry. Keegan's School of Television is one o£ America's finest, using RCA color TV and other modern equipment for fait training at low cost to you. Become skilled in a short time and on your way to a better job and more money. 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