The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 4, 1954 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, September 4, 1954
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PAQB BWffT BLrrHEVTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER '4, 1954 President Signs Bill For Foreign Aid; Completes Work DENVER (AP) — President Eisenhower's vacation headquarters today announced his approval of a bill providing $2,781.499.816 in foreign aid. and of another measure stripping citizenship from those convicted of advocating forceful overthrow of the government. The chief executive hailed still | a right only of those who bear Obituary another bill he signed as the firs step since 1952 toward "correcting injustices" in U.S. immigration policy. The President's signing of thos tfaree bills and one other into law- plus pocket vetoes for three others —completed action on the 513 mea he brought along to Coloradc he started. Ms working vaca flkrn here two weeks ago. All of the bills were passed by fbe 88rd Congress during the clos taf days of the session. Eisenhower acted on the last o: tfoem late yesterday at the home Of lw mother-in-law, Mrs. John 8. Do«d. Bolsters Free World Itte appropriation bill carrying foreign a*d funds ie designed to bolster the free nations of the world against any threat of Corn- munist aggression. Most of the 18,781,496,816 total—which is $657,049,986 less than the administration •ermarked for military Oven* the b« provides «6,246,- 978,W6 lor foreign aid because— jp addition to the nearly three bii- tiou dollars Ic new money — it make* available $2,462,075,979 from funds 'voted in precious years, but aot ee*nwb>rked. for specific pro. Of fee 9EMXL total, *4,ll£,m,- •W jc aHocatod for global military Aid, TOO millions of it for uc« in bota4erinff the defeoee of Southeast Aai*. Bconomic aid — including Point 4 teoholo*! Mdrtonce fc> un- iqp«d ar*M—oome« ki for 740 mtfiiona. YarioMt mle- part of the "package^ subversion control program Eisenhower submitted to toe 3#5« session o< Oon- The Pfe«deot said last week that the biH—together with other measures now on the law books— provides the government with "much more effective weapons to help destroy the Communist menace." those outlawing the Communist party, providing for a crackdown on fled-domiated unions, and authorizing the death penalty for peacetime espionage. Toug-her on Beds The bill providing for that staffer penalty—heretofore 20 hears imprisonment was the maximum peacetime penalty—was signed by the President earlier yesterday. The President, in discussin gthe entire anti-Communist program last week, said in a statement: "In carrying out the administration's recommendation that any citizen who knowingly and actively participates in the Communist conspiracy to overthrow the government by force and violence should be regarded as renouncing his allegiance to the United States and forfeiting his right to citizenship," the Congress has reinforced our historic concept that citizenship is true faith and allegiance to the United States and its free institutions. In add tion to approving 488 bills since he came to Colorado Aug. 21, Eisenhower has killed 25 by pocket veto. One of those he disapproved would have given a five per cent pay increase to 1,500,000 fedral workrs. In th cleanup batch yesterday, one of the four bills the President signed is intended to aid the sheep raising industry by making special non-quota immigrant visas available to skilled alien sheepherders. The other approved bill in the final batch is designed to facilitate private financing of new merchant marine ship construction. The President's last three pocket vetoes were dealt out to bills of secondary importance. Killian Rites Scheduled for Tomorrow Services for Robert William Killian, who died suddenly yesterday morning, will be conducted tomorrow afternoon at 2:00 in First Methodist Church by the Rev. Harold t Eggensperger, pastor, and the Rev. ! Lee Gates, pastor of Manila Methi odist Church. Burial will be in Manila Cemetery with Masonic rites at grave' side. Pallbearers are to include Harold Doyle, F. E. Scott, Charles Kennett, Johnny Marr, H. B. Perkins and Cecil Brannum. Holt Funeral Home is in charge. Caruthersville 'Freshman Week' Held By SONNY SANDERS CARUTHEBSVILLE—Under th direct-ion o€ the Student Activity o u n c i 1, Caruthersville Higi School ha* just undergone a, activity — Freshman Week. The first week of school a MLS, was set aside to get th freshmon acquainted with th many activities of th* school. At registration upper classmen were designated "big brothers" and "big Bisters" and given a freshman j familiarise with the school. These tipper classmen showed the younger students to their classes and encouraged them to learn school song*. Upon learning it, upper classmen signed their name tags so hey could attend the Thursday night dance free of charge. Freshmen wore their name tags uring Freshman Week so fellow frudents could learn their names. Freshmen week was shortened one ay because no sessions were held at the high school Friday. U.S. Dulles said. "The United States will take all practicable measures to maintain the security of the extent of its capabilities/' Dulles said. "The United States will take all practicable measures to maintain the security of the Philippines against external attack." The secretary said the Uiy.ted States Would retain its military bases in the Philippines as "concrete evidence of the United States' ability and intention to take necessary countermeasures." Automatic Reaction While the 7th Fleet has been ordered to protect Formosa from in- Rites Tomorrow For Mrs. Chism Services for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Chism, who died at Chickasawba Hospital this morning after an illness of four weeks, "will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow in Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. H. M. Sanford, pastor of Lake Street Methodist Church. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Born in Henderson, Term.. Mrs. Chism had resided in Blytheville about 50 years. She was 65. Survivors include her husband, Eddie Chism; a daughter, Miss Ellen Chism of Blytheville; and three sons, John Chism of Armorel. Sterling Chism of Junction City, Kansas, and Pvt. Don Chism of Camp Gordon, Ga. "HUNTER- KILLER"—For the first time .the public will se« the Navy's tandem-rotor antisubmarine helicopter (HSL-1) at the National Aircraft Show at Dayton, Ohio. The "hunter-killer" is equipped with the latest dipping type sonar gear and lightweight homing armament for both detection and destruction ofxenemy subs It can operate in aJJ types of weather for 3& hours Th« HSL-1 can fly about 138 mph or stand still in mid-air with ease. Authorities Combat Outbreak Of Sleeping Sickness in Texas DEATHS or weeks. An Associated Press survey in a non-holiday 78-hour period, from 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, to midnight Monday, Aug. 23, showed 346 persons lost their lives in motor mishaps. It also showed 43 persons were drowned and 104 were killed in various types of accidents for an over-all total of 493. Since 6 p.m. Friday the traffic toll was five, with one death each reported in Idaho, Oklahoma, New Jersey, Connecticut and Alabama. Atom-Illness Claimed TOKYO (#>) — Seven crewmen from a ship which surveyed radioactivity in the Bikini area for 51 days this summer have complained of liver trouble since their return, Kyodo news service said yesterday. EDINBURG, Tex. (JPi — An outbreak of sleeping sickness in a mild form had health authorities in this lower Rio Grande Valley city planning- a massive mosquito- eradication campaign today. Preliminary tests indicated i was a relatively harmless form o encephalities, the dread brain cell destroying sleeping sickness, which turned up among persons first suspected of having polio. Dr. Charles H. Miller, head of the Hidalgo County Health said "more than 600 persons may or may not be infected" and that laboratory tests were awaited. • State Health Officer Henry Holle said in Austin that 400 to 600 persons had the disease. Dr. Miller announced the U.S. Public Health Service and Texas State Health Department are cooperating in a big mosquito-killing drive to be launched Tuesday. Meanwhile, he asked citizens of this city of about 15,000 people and others in the populous semitropical county to help. Clean up old trash, repair broken windows and door screens, cut high weeds and remove all water standing in pools, he urged. Dr. Miller said it had not yet been determined that the particular virus in this encephalitis outbreak is carried by mosquitoes and said the eradication program was a protective measure. "If it turns out, as we expect and hope, that this is a mild and relatively harmless type of ence- phalities," said Dr. Miller, "it will be a great relief to us here because we thought at first it was polio." He said health authorities were alarmed when the apparent incidence of polio, after only six or seven cases during the usual peak months of May, June and Lebanese, Iraqi Differ on Defense BEIRUT, Lebanon — An authoritative source said yesterday that Lebanese and Iraqi leaders in their recent talks in Baghdad differed over whether the Arabs. . ..._ , ^ should look to the West in building States and the Philippines as an their anti-Communist defensees or j "important link in the defense weld a Middle East defense alii- j system of the free world " and declared that "it should be so strong as to-be unbreakable." vasion no such orders are necessary in the case of the Philippines, Dulles declared, because "our forces would automatically react." The strong friendship between the United States and the Philippines "offers us the best possible basis for cooperation to meet the new danger which has arisen since the end of World War n in Asia, ' Dulles said, defense pact linking the United ance. The informant said the talks between Lebanon's Premier Abdullah Yafi and Iraqu'? Premier Nun said were friendly, but Lebanon favored a defense arrangement with the Mediterranean states while Iraq leaned toward alignment with Turkey and Pakistan. Blue Laws Lifted In Storm's Wake BOSTON M* _ Gov. Christian Hener has waived the Massachus- setts blue laws with an unprecedented executive order which permits retail stores to remain open Sunday and Labor Day to meet the grow- , ing food crisis resulting from the hurricane which battered New England Tuesday. The action came as hundreds of > repairmen and cleanup crews worked feverishly* to restore electricity ! to the estimated two million who ! were still without power. i Foreign ministers of the Philip- ; pine.s, France and the United i States, main. Australia. New Zea- ; land. Pakistan, and Thailand will j meet Monday to negotiate a defense | alliance designed to halt the spread i of communism in Southeast Asia. [MTBMCTIOK GMMUTEED mmmmmm presents BLACKWOOD BROTHERS Every Monday Through Friday 6:00 to 6:15 A. M. WMPS 68 on your dial — Memphis Beginning Monday Sept. 6th j July, climbed rapidly in August i and early September. Initial symptoms of polio and encephalitis are similar. They are i severe headache, fever of 102 de| grees or more, stiff neck, and varying degrees od drowsiness, stupor or even coma. But encephalitis virus attacks the brain while polio affects the spinal cord. Dr. Miller said two deaths here may be the result of encephalities; that tests are being made to determine' the cause. He said a number of apparent sleeping sickness cases are under study in adjacent Cameron County. The health officer said the encephalitis form here was not so severe as that involved in a 1952 outbreak in California and "much, much less serious than the outbreak in St. Louis in 1936." It was reported those contacting the disease are very sick for four to six days after which extreme fatigue continues for several days. Reds Name Mountain LONDON (£>) — Moscow radio said yesterday a group of Kirghiz mountaineers have climbed a peak in the Pamir Range which never had been scaled before and named it "The 300th Anniversary of the Ukraine's Reunion with Russia." First Plane In Bendix Checks In DAYTON, Ohio f#>—Capt. Glendon K. Dunaway of Blackwell, Okla., was the first flier to pass the home pylon today in the Bendix Trophy California-to-Ohio speed test opening the National Aircraft Show. Since the winner of the trophy is determined on elapsed time, the winner will not be known until the last of the 10 air force pilots in the race has finished. The 10 took off from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., at 10-minute intervals starting at 6 a.m. (FED). 603 M.P.H. Capt. Dunaway, 29, who took off first, arrived at approximately 3 hours and 9 minutes out of Edwards AFB. He had stopped at Smoky Hill, Kans., for refueling. Last year's winner, Maj. William T. Whisner Jr., made the 1,900-mile run in 3 hours, 5 minutes and 45 seconds, at an average speed of 603,547 m.p.h. Capt. Dunaway's average appeared slightly below Whisner's mark. All the Bendix fliers are piloting F84F Thunderstreaks. The second flier in, Capt. Harley D. Cunningham of Indian Trail, N. C., arrived about 10 minutes later. He had started 10 minutes after Capt. Dunaway, so his elapsed time was about the same. He also stopped at Smoky Hill for refueling. Dunaway represents the Strategic Air Command and Cunningham the Air Training Command. Both arrival times were unofficial. JftifVOf Peiping Says Asylum Given 752 Nationalists HONG KONG (J?) Radio Peiping said yesterday that 152 Nationalist soldiers had deserted to Red China from various islands off the Chinese coast since the battle of Tung- shan Island last year. The broadcast heard here said many came in wooden boats and received lenient treatment from the Chinese Communist government Arkansan Promoted WASHINGTON (fl-A Stuttgart, Ark., Army officer has been promoted to brigadier general. The Senate recently confirmed the promotion of Olaf Jyster Jr. He is now on duty at Fort MacArthur in California. We have moved our office from the Anthony Building to the Harrison Building, 219 West Walnut Street. We invite our friends and customers to visit us at our new location where we are better prepared to serve you in all forms of insurance, real estate, and real estate loans. Young Enough for Progress (ALL FORMS Of INSURANCE EXCEPT Lift) W. M. BURNS REALTOR-INSUROR Texaco Cotton Picker and Spindle Oil For All Types Cotton Picking Machines Delivered Anywhere In Mississippi County Finest Quality . . . Rust And Oxidation Resistant . . . Priced Right Dirtributor For FIRESTONE TIRES THE TEXAS CO Bob Logan Consignee Blytheville Phone 3-3391—Joinet Phone 2421 Cones Sc & 10c SHERBET Dispensed Directly From Our Own Machines or in Pints & Quarts KREAM KASTLE Drive In Murder Ruled In Death Near Conway LITTLE ROCK (/P)—Deputy Coroner Gordon Holt- has ruled "murder" in the death of an unidentified woman whose body was found yesterday afternoon by four teenage boys. Doctors said an autopsy revealed the woman died as a result of "a savage blow in the right side of the head." Deputies -L. J. Acklin and John Hardin said identity of the victim still was not known late last night. Officers said the body was found in a rock-strewn ditch near an isolated road just off the Conway Highway. The discovery was made by George Caldwell, 16; Bobby Creasy, 14; Don Wilbern, 17; and James Jones. 16; all residents "of the area near where the body was found. The deputies said youths were taking a jeep ride over "the dimmest trails we could find" when they found the body. Doctors said the body was badly decomposed and probably had lain in the isolated spot for about a week, Acklin and Hardin said the body was clad in a cotton print dress, was stockingless and wore black and white pumps. At the time of the autopsy, doctors said the woman probably was in her late 20s, weighed from 150 to 170 pounds and j was of medium height. She had reddish brown hair. Officers said there were no other clues to tne woman's identity nor to the nature of the death weapon 'Amnesty' Offered By Viet Nam Chief PARIS (ff) — North Viet Nam's Communist chief Ho Chi Minh has promised that "all civil servant who worked with our adversarie will be re-employed and well treat ed if they wish to serve the people In a speech reported by the Fren :h News Agency from Hanoi, th Moscow - trained Vietminh leade also reaffirmed that the French who choose to stay in Vietnam! :ontrolled North Vietminh will se their business rights preserved. SHOOTING ' (Continued from Pag* 1) mortally wounded. In the second' shooting incident, Kermel Booker was reported to have struck Norrid with his fist after which he was shot. The outcome of the charge against Norrid in the second shooting was not determined although he was charged with second degree murder at the time. Day Nursery Planned for Negro Children Once again, Blytheville's Social Art Club will provide a program of supervised play and kindergarten work for the youngsters of Negro mothers who 'work during the day. Announcement of the day nursery opening at 623 South Second was made today. Octavia Shivers, primary teacher of Elm Street school, has set up an instructive play schedule for the children. The nursery is to open Monday and will be for children from the ages of two to six. A small weekly fee is charged to help finance operation of the project. Thelrna Daniels and Linetta Roberts are on duty at the nursery five days each week. Collide at Intersection Involved in an automobile accident this morning at Vine and Cherry Streets were Vine Cooper and Rene George. Some damage was done to both vehicles, according to police reports. Limited Amount of Calcium Arsenate Powder for Sal*. Priced to Move Quick Swift and Co. 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