The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 15, 1955 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 15, 1955
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS ! DOMNAHT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MM8OUM VOL. LI—NO. 149 Blytheville Courier Blytheville Daily N«wi Blythevflle Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER' 15, 1955 TWENTY TWO PAGES Published Daily Except Sunday SINGLE COPY FIVE CENTS Hall Raps Douglas in Defense Of Ike's Agriculture Program By JACK BELL WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican National Chairman Leonard W. Hall said today Democrats have "dabbled in panaceas and depressive legislation" in dealing with the farm Droblem Republicans, he added, never have and .will not now. ' .„ P His statement, saying Sen. Douglas (D-I11) "is still dealing in bunk," was m reply to Douglas' comment yesterday that "the people have no confidence in a party that tries to rewrite history and ignore the real world." ^ Committees Named For Appearances Of E. Stanley Jones Here Committees which will handle arrangements for the local appearance of Dr. E. Stanley Jones were announced today by James Terry and the Rev. Harold Eggensperger, cochairmen of Dr. Jones' speaking engagements here. The internationally-known evan-+ gelist who each year devotes some of his time to his crusade for a federated group of churches will speak in Blytheville's High School auditorium on Spt. 26. Womn'i chairmen for the event j are Mrs. Freeman Robinson andj Mrs. J. P. Oarrott. Chairmaning the usher committee | are the Rev. Mitchell Sanford. pastor of Lake Street Methodist Church, and L. E. Old. Acting as treasurer are J. P. Garrott and Jimmie Sanders. The Rev. James Rainwater, pastor of First Christian Church. Thu- i Boo'theel. "farm' shop""work~~ and rrnan Rowlett and H. A. Haines are i farm nome economics will be a handling publicity. major feature of the American Le- The Rev Harvey Kldd, pastor of i gion Fnlr to be held here Oct. 5-9. First Presbyterian Church, Dr. J. C.j according to Harry Malloure, sec- Big Fair Seen At Caruthersville Agri Displays, Grandstand Show To Be Larger CARUTHERSVrLLE — A large show emphasizing agricultural Guard. Dale Briggs and Dale Dunlap are commHteemen in charge oS arrangements for the business men's luncheon, which Dr. Jones will address at, noon on Sept. 26. Dr. Jones does not argue for the loss of Identity of any church but rather expounds the theory that nil Christians need to be unified under » single banner in their fight against evil. He believes that such a federation of churchs .would usher in the greatest advance tn Christianity since the Reformation. Case Against Mexican Is Continued Trie two have been Rrguing 1 for a week over whether President Eisenhower, as a candidate in 1952, did or did not promise to continue farm price supports at 90 per cent of parity. Both quoted from Eisenhower's campaign speeches. Hall said Douglas "is pulling one of his typical political tricks. He only recites part of what the President said "To Work Day and Night" Hal said the administration going to work night and day get our farm economy out of the depressed state in which we found it. and I think the farmers of America know that is a fact." Secretary of Agriculture Benson said on his return *rom Europe yesterday the Eisenhower administration" will have some "very specific" recommendations to Congress in January to combat what he called "the farm price squeeze.' 1 Although he declined to go into details, he said one of the propos^ als under consideration would call for the government to rend some land and take it out of cultivation or to pay farmers for doing the same thing. Sen. Jenner {R-Indl commented that such a system may furnish pert of the answer he said Republicans must find to regain control of Congress. May Not Vote Jenner said* he didn't know whether the farmers and small business men would vote Democratic, but added. "I am afraid a lot of them who normally support Republican candidates just won't vote unless something done." Benson said the administration will offer "something in addition' to the present flexible prices support program, which he said he wants retained. He indicated new proposals would be aimed at supplementing farmers' incomes while The state's case against Amado Garcia Mantnez, transient cotton laborer from CaruihcrsvLlle, charged with involuntary man- i slaughter in connection with the; death of two Blytheville youngsters i In a rear-end collision near the j Missouri state line on US Hieh-J way 61 Tuesday nipht. was contin-1 ued to Saturday by Judge Graham j Sudbury this morning. \ Two men. Dionicio Trevino and Juan Travtno, who were passengers in the Martinez' vehicle at the time of the accident, were ( charged with leaving the scene of J an accident and public drunken-] ness. Their cases also were continued j to*,Saturday. Meanwhile. Mrs. Donna Jean Sipes and Mrs. Mandie K.-Sipes, mother and grandmother, respectively, of the accident victims, were released yesterday afternoon from Chickasawba Hospital where they were taken after the fatal wreck. The younger Mrs. Sipes was under treatment for severe shock and the elder Mrs. Sipes was being trented for burns about the feet and legs. retary. The show will occupy five large booths in Exhibition Hall, and will be presented by Future Farmers of America chapters of Hayti and Caruthersville, and the Future Homemakers of America chapter of Caruthersville. A total of S375 in premiums will be paid for exhibits in the show, Malloure said. Floyd Barnhart, director of the Caruthersville FFA chapter, said he would have two booths, exhibiting agricultural products grown In the Bootheel. Marvin Parker, director of the Hayti FFA chapter, will have a booth on farm workshop practices, emphasizing "do-it-yourself* repair methods and the use of electricity on the farm. Mrs. Dorothy Wood, director of the Caruthersville FHA chapter will have two booths on home eco- i nomics. one on ..... i tion of food for storage, including] jail on a charge of driving while ' use of freezer chests, and the t under the influence of intoxicating other on sewing, emphasizing the j liquor in Municipal Court this use of colton fabrics. The theme j morning. "You Grow It—We Sew It." ' ~ Exhibition Hall. Malloure said, also, will contain a number of other exhibits, including new com- Bonn Cabinet Airs Soviet Agreement But No Formal Action Is Taken on Approval of Pact N'EARLY READY FOR NEW TRUCK — Blytheville's new Fire C0 med in Bonn, some politicians Station No 1 is nearing completion and is just about ready to shelter voiced doubt about- the wisdom of the city's new fire truck, due to be.delivered shortly. The station, Changing ambassadors with Mos- imply BONN, Germany (AP)—The West German Cabinet heard a report on the Moscow talks by Chancellor Konrad Adenauer today but took no formal action. An official announcement said the ministers wanted to study detailed reports from the foreign office on the negotiations between Adenauer and the Russian leaders. This indicated the;' needed more " " ....-.time to make up their minds' whether to approve the agreement to set up normal diplomatic relations between West Germany and the Soviet Union. Adenauer stipulated the Moscow agreement should be subjected to approval by the Bonn Parliament. Adenauer discussed the Moscow talks this afternoon with leaders of the political parties, including the Socialists. Doubt Wisdom While Soviet Premier Bulganin's verbal promise to return German By RICHARD KASISCHKE MOSCOW (AP) — Moving swiftly to follow up its negoti- prisoners has naturally been wel- which also houses part of the sleeping quarters for firemen on the second floor, is attached to the old fire station in City Hall. (Courier News Photo) 2 Strikes Settled: Labor Picture Gets Brighter By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The nation's labor picture appeared much brighter to- settlement reported in two of the week's biggest efforts are made to adjust produc-j ^ involving some 143,000 workers. (Inn fn ni-PSPnt rtp.V IlPPrt*. 1 — **»•«* o j tion to present day needs. The secretary said he thought j thir might be accomplished through the soil conservation payments program. The costly eight-day strike by New York longshoremen, which spread to some other ports along the East and Gulf coasts this week, ended yesterday. The independent International Longshoremen's Assn. approved the proposal of setting up a citizens' fact-finding committee to hear its qrievances against the New York-New Jersey Waterfront Commission. , The strike by the 30,000 New the home prepara- { cosis. and sentenced to 24 hours in I York dock workers was against the "commission, an official policing agency which the union had j charged with harsh and discrimi-j natory practices. The commission' denied the charge. Order N'ot Heeded A. general strike of 70,000 other dock workers was ordered Mon- Two DWI Coses Head Docket A. H. Pickley was fined $100 and Brown Foster forfeited $5 bond on a charge of running a traffic light. In state cases. Leroy Walker forfeited bond of $19.75 on a speeding On a second charge, Handley was fined $75 on a charge of assault and battery against his estranged niercial products. Cf ,*!!? ,i Jed bond of S19.75 on a charee of Other sections of the fair were; a w side f thg being readied for opening day. En-j . * tries in the American Legion Racing Meet, with purses totaling nearly $3,000. were coming in from points all over the middle west. Malloure said. The races will run four days, five each day, with the feature event being the American Legion Derby, the last race on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 9. Norman Shain, director of the ' 'Miss American Legion Fair'' queen contest, said that the queen will be announced on Thursday. Sept. 22. The contest was closed with 28 entrants from 10 towns. James T. Ahern, president of the fair association, said that the professional free grandstnnd show was costing $1.000 more than last year. It will be produced by Jimmie Downey theatrical agency, St. See FAIR on Page 1 mediate settlement of the 23-day- old strike of 40,000 CIO United See LABOR on Page 7 cow. They argued this would acceptance of a division of Germany into rival states. This feeling was heightened by the sudden Soviet announcement that East Germany's Communist Premier Otto Grotewohl, would arrive in Moscow tomorrow for talks with the Kremlin leaders. Flans are Pushed This was seen as a Russian move to reassure the East German Communists they are not being abandoned and to refute Adenauer's claim that only his freely elected government is competent to speak lor ail Germany. While Adenauer received a hero's welcome home, many questioned whether his mission to Moscow had brought German unity any nearer. West German officials, meanwhile, pushed plans to receive the thousands of war prisoners Adenauer said the Kremlin had promised to release. He said he expected the release to start almost immediately. Ex-Blyrheville Trooper Gets His Man FORREST CITY, Ark. (.fl—State Police Sgt. Clarence Montgomery (formerly of Blytheville) played a hunch and stopped a man driving along a highway near here yesterday. The man, identified by Montgomery as E. F. Moore of Jackson, Miss., grabbed the sergeant's .38 revolver and fled on foot, but Montgomery got a riot gun from his patrol car and recaptured him. Moore, 28, was ajlled at Clarendon on a charge of robbing a hitch- hiker of $153 at knifepoint a few hours before he encountered Montgomery. The policeman said that after he stopped Moore, the man grabbed his gun. While Moore was debating what to do. Montgomery heard a police radio broadcast about the robbery of W. B. Roe of Miami, Fla. Moore then fled, giving Montgomery a chance to get the riot gun. Montgomery said Roe's $153 was recovered. irlLtrU UU11U Ul ^10. Ill Ull a OJJC^L.H.f, ' . . , charge and Wanda Whittle forfeit-1 day but the order was not heeded • in a number of cities. The peace platform developed major cracks, however, when State Frank C. Handley was fined $150 j Sen. Mark Anton, a NET; Jersey and sentenced to 24 hours in jail I Republican, joined Assemblyman on a charge of driving while under Maurice Brady, a New Jersey Dem- the influence of intoxicating liquor, ocrat, in refusing to sit on the fact- finding committee. Gov. Averell Harriman of New York has repeatedly brushed aside wife. Mary V. Handley. The court! ILA attempts to gain an official suspended S40 of the fine during good behavior. Judge Sudbury told the Hand- leys to carry through their pending divorce suit in Missouri and to abide by the settlement. Lincoln Showing Set for Friday The 1956 Lincoln goes on display at Bud Wilson Motors here tomor- rdw and will feature a safety-flex steering wheel, triple-strength safety door locks, optional safety belts, vinyl covering for instrument panels to reduce reflection and vinyl coating for rear view mirrors to reduce shattering. All fit into the manufacturers plan to incorporate as many safety features as possible into the new car. Finest grades .of leather are being used in the 29 interior color combinations, a new-air conditioning system and all new engine, body and chassis are other features of the forum in that state. However, reports up and down the Atlantic coast showed that strikers were returning to work. The 43.000 members of the CIO International Union of Electrical Workers who struck against the Westinghouse Electric Corp. Monday were ordered to return to work today. However, some 10,000 workers at the Pittsburgh local which started the walkout Aug. 8 appeared not ready to return to work. While picketing continued by- Local 601 at the East Pittsburgh plant, James B. Carey, union president, said he vas confident that some 33,000 members in 26 other Westinghouse plants in eight states would return to their jobs. He planned to open wage tr.lks today with company officials. Part of Talks The Strike by 2.000 workers at the East Pittsburgh plant started i: protest, against the company's time study of their jobs. Carey said the settlement provides that the time study question be a part of the bargaining talks opening today. There was no indication of im- City One of First to Get Planning Fund OK Requests for federal funds by the University of Arkansas to aid in city planning for Blytheville and three other Arkansas cities have been approved by the Federal Housing and Home Finance Agency, it was learned today. A grant of $6,185' to the Unlver- »ity, the first state university In the nation to get such a grant for ur- tan planning under the new housing law, was announced by the •gency yesterday. About (3,000 of the money requested by th* University ww sought to help Blytheville get its city planning program underway. Must Match Funds Blytheville was to match the Fed- eraf funds. The request was originally scheduled to be $2,500 with the city providing another »2,500. This wns later Increased to about $3,000 by University officials. However, It is not yet known here how much of the new grant Is slated for Blytheville. The total request for the four cities may have been trimmed In Washington. Other Arkansas cities Included In the grant were Camden, Newport and Texarkann. The four cities will provide «n additional $«,1»S to Blytheville's part is not yet known. "We're thrilled to hear about the grant," said Jno. C. McHaney, chairman of the City Planning Commission upon being told about "We No Word hnven't heard from Mr. Bonner, but expect to hear some thing soon." William 8. Bonner, of the City Planning Division of the Unlver- llty's Institute of Science and Technology, was Instrumental in helping set up the Blytheville Commission. The joint undertaking between match UM federal fuodi though I aiytheville and the Unlvertity wu approved early last year by City Council. Purpose of the project and reason for requesting the grant is to permit the University planning group to provide aid find direction for the planning commission's activities. The agreement calls for the University to furnish a man trained In city planning to counsel and assist the commission in Its operation and mnke recommendations for future development of the city. Major task of the commission Is In recommending street plans, developing an overall plan for land UN uid working out Httiug plans. US Not Taking Red Promises on Faith By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and its chief Western allies are refusing to take Communist promises on faith. They are employing hard-boiled tactics in current negotiations for better relations with Russia and Red China. ^on told Red China's Ambassador Wang Ping-nan at Geneva yesterday that "it would be premature" United States-Chinese Communist I to take up other issues between negotiations at Geneva, German-) the United States and Red China The pattern of Western dealings became apparent today in their manner of handling the Russian diplomatic recognition, and Red China's bid for a seat in until last Saturday's agreement for release of civilians is csrried out. 2. German Chancellor Konrad made his agreement Bul- the United Nations. In effect it appears that the Adenauer Western Powers are determined | with Soviet Prem.erN.Ma, to make concessions or agreements! g<>n ln '" °P«™S Get ™™rf, desired by Moscow and Peiping j d.plomatic^relat.ons^ubje^ only as those capitals actually pro-1 P rtn ,_?_'_ D duce real concessions sought by various Western governments. Demonstrate Attitude The following developments demonstrate this Western attitude which is in line with President Eisenhower's public insistence that the friendly spirit shown in East- West relatons at last July's summit, conference must be proved by concrete actions. 1. Ambassador U. Alexis John- Fund is Started For Family Of Sipes Children A fund has been started to help the Edward Sipes family which lost two children in an automobile accident near the state line Tuesday night. Some s50 has been raised thus far, Harold Doyle reported today. He said he and others are trying to raise enough to help Sipes meet burial expenses and other expenses at this time. The family had additional medical expenses when another child, Robert, suffered a concussion this spring. Contributions may be sent to Harold Doyle, Box 183, City. Services for Jerry Nolan, 4, and Roy Edward Sipes, 7, will be conducted in First Church of the Nazarene at 2 p.m. tomorrow by the Revs. Louis Emmert and James Voren. They leave their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Sipes; one brother, Robert Donald Sipes; one sister, Sharon Sipes. Pallbearers will include William Roy McAdums, Adelbert McAdams, John McAdams, Kenneth Me- Adams, Calvin Slpcs, Merle Walters, Damon Lane and Cl»y Sipes. Burlnl will be In Elmwood Ccm- ttery. ap- i German Cabinet and Parliament. Promised Release Bulganin promised Adenauer as part of the deal that German citizens held in the Soviet Union since World War II would be freed. If the Russians do not take steps to release the Germans with reasonable promptness, Adenauer is ir position to stall indefinitely on ac tually establishing the formal diplomatic contacts. 3. Richard G. Casey, Australia's minister for external affairs, said here yesterday that he would not be surprised if Bed China's desire for a seat in the United Nations should be shelved again this year in the U.N. General Assem blv. Similar indications came from U.N. headquarters in New York The Western governments realize they possess an effective bargaining weapon in the membership problem and they do not wish to give it up without getting some pract'cal benefits in return. Weather SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS— Clear to partly cloudy and continued warm this afternoon, tonight and Friday. High this afternoon mid 90s, low tonight low to mid 60s. MISSOURI— Mostly fair south, partly cloudy north this afternoon, Friday; windy north afternoon; continued tonight and portion this warm; low tonight 65-70 southeast to 70-75 northwest; high Friday mid 90s. Minimum yesterday— 01. Minimum this morning— M. Gunrlse tomorrow — 9:43. sunset today — 6:07. Mean temperature— 77.3. Precipitation 24 -hours (7 ft.m. to 7 a.m.) — none. Precipitation Jan. f to date— 31.31 Thll D»te I»lt YtW . Maximum yesterday— M. Minimum this morning— flO. precipitation January 1 to date — U.M. Soviet, E. German Leaders to Open Talks Tomorrow ations with West Germany, the Soviet Union has announced it will open talks tomorrow with leaders of Communist East auer's departure. The Prisoner Issue Soviet-West German talki Germany. The Soviet news Tass said East German Premier Otto Grotewohl would arrive in Moscow for conferences on "questions of interest to all sides." The announcement came only a few hours after West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer ended his Moscow conference and left for Bonn. The announcement was expected but Western observers were . surprised it came so soon after Aden- Bulganin III Tass Reports Soviet Premier Unable to Receive Finnish Delegation MOSCOW UP) — Tass announced today Premier Nikolai Bulganin is ill. In addition to the almost unprecedented Tass announcement, Soviet President Klementi Voro- shilov told a Finnish delegation headed by President. Juho K. Paas- ikivi and Prime Minister Urho Kekkonen the 60-year-old Soviet Premier was too ill to receive them. This probably means Bulganin will be unable to head the Soviet delegation which is scheduled to begin negotiations with East German Prime Minister Otto Grotewohl tomorrow. Ailment N'ot Revealed The Tass announcement did not say what was wrong with Bul- ganin and the Finns said they had no information other than that j Special programs have been ar- Bulganin was too ill to go to the \ ranged for most schools in the city airport and too ill to receive Kek- j who will devote portions of the konen, who had been scheduled to!^-eek to the study of the Constitu- pay a courtesy call at the Kremlin, j tion. Bulganin has just completed a previously, Gov. Orval Faubus and re'sulted in an agreement to establish diplomatic relations. Adenauer also said he obtained a verbal promise from Soviet Premier Nikolai Bulganin that the Soviet Union would release German prisoners held in Russia since World War n. It was believed the Russian-East German talks will include the prisoner issue and reunification of Germany. Tass reported that Grotewohl would reach Moscow tomorrow. Berlin sources said he has been staying at a country villa near the Soviet capital all during the five days Adenauer spent here. Move to Pressure Adenauer The Grotewohl parley was seen by some Western objervers as a maneuver to pressure Adenauer into negotiating with the East German regime, which he has repeatedly refused to recognize. The Grotewohl meeting also was regarded as a 'move to reassure the East German Communists that the Soviet Union was not selling them out by negotiating with Adenauer. Adenauer was criticized in the Soviet for what was termed his attempt to speak for all the German people on the subject of reunification. Constitution Week Observed Mayor E. R. Jackson has set astda the Week of Sept. 17-23 as Constitution Week in Blytheville, Daughters of the American Revolution officials announced today. tough week of hard bargaining with West German Chancellor Kon- President Dwight Eisenhower had taken notes of the DAR-sponsored rad Adenauer. Thp Soviet leader effort to bring the national spot- saw Adenauer off at the airport]light to bear on the cornerstone of yesterday. ' of the Democracy. COTTON BALL VOCAMST — Pert Owen Park «• »» Hie T> enlist when Don Reid brings his orchestra to the annual Cotton Ball ot the National Cotton Picking Contest Sept. 30. H'g M* erent which winds up the two-day contest each year and li pfiilded owr by U» 1955 Queen of the NCPC. Tickets go on sale at tUUty'* •»• «or» Monday and will cost J4.50 per couple.

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