The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 29, 1955 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 29, 1955
Page 3
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER », 198* BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS PAGE THRE1 Vicious Janet'. Churns Toward Mexican Coast By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Hurricane Janet, considered the most vicious killer of the season's tropical storms, continued to move relentlessly toward the Mexican coast today. Commodity And Stock Markets- New Y«rk Cotton '! (12 :M i Oct . Dec . Mar . May . 3279 32B7 3274 3283 3290 3281 3258 3263 3252 3263 3267 3251 3281 3281 3252 3251 New Orlean* Cottwi Oct 3283 3290 Dec 3284 3292 Mar 3267 3273 May 3265 3269 Chicog* Wheat Dec .... 204 3 '< 2051-i Mar .... 205^ 206',i Chicage Corn Dec . May 141 Vi 135H 14214 Chieage Nov .... 247 Jan .... 249Vi Mch 250 'i July .... 249:1, 256'i 255 203=', 204 Vi 1334 140 !-i 246 1 248'i 249'i New Y»rk St«cki .. 72 5-8 | .. 155 3-4 i .. 97 5-8' ..129 ! Gen Electric 50 3-4 Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola Janet, already charged with tall- ing the lives of hundreds in a little more than a week, was expected to hit a 150-mile stretch between Veracruz and.Tuxpan. The New Orleans Weather Bureau said Janet packed winds estimated up to between 125 and 150 m.p.h. Torrential rains were forecast for the mountains to the west from Veracruz to Ciudad Victoria. Seas were expected to be rough along the coast as far north as Port O'Connor, Tex. Lashed Yucatan Janet, born Sept. 21, entered the Gulf of Campeche after slashing at the 225-mile-wide Yucatan Peninsula. A spokesman for President Adolfo Ruiz Cortines of Mexico estimated the hurricane killed 150 or more persons in Yucatan and said the list of injured might run to several thousand. Amateur radio operators in New Orleans picked up reports from Corozal. British Honduras, that 18 persons had been killed. The Rev. Philip Pick, a priest, radioed that preliminary reports showed 11 persons had 'been killed in Corozal. a town of 2,000. and seven others in nearby communities. MO HomeleM The messages said 500 persons had been made homeless in the| city by winds he estimated at 150 j miles an hour. Corozal was south! of the hurricane's center. These reports from Corozal put! ..the death, toll somewhat higher ;*:,.* I than dispatches received early to,';,'? I day in Guatemala. The Guatemalan reports said six persons had been killed, and added that the hurricane had leveled most of Corozal province. The Navy kept a full search for a hurricane hunter plane that van- men aboard. 3282 3283 3282 3284 3267 3272 3252 3252 133'i 140?. Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester Republic Steel Radio Sncony Vacuum Siudebaker Standard of N J Texas Corp ...... . U S Steel 144 7-8 90 5.-S 45 1-2 373-4 50 3-f 47 1-8 59 10 135 109 110 3-4 58 7-8 PERON (Continued from Page 1) to take considerable time. The more d elayed the election, the more chance the anti-Peron parties will have to reorganize against any Pcronista attempt to get back in. The government's roundup of potential troublemakers continued. Federal police last night arrested Alejandro Lelolr. wealthy, 49-year- old president of the Peronlsta party's Supreme Council. Reliable sources said several other Peron- IMa party leaders would be picked up soon. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS.. 111. ifi — (OSDAi— HOBS 8,700: lower: bulk mixed U.S. Nos 1. 2 and 3 200-260 Ibs 15.75-16.00: largely 15.85!,,, _. . down with 16.00 rather, freely for Wrong liming Nos. 1 and 2 200-240 Ibs and mod-. er.ite numbers mixed Nos. 1. 2 and: BARTOW, Fla. dfl — Looking for 3: 170-190 Ibs 15.25-15.75: largely; a suspected moonshiner, state bev- around 15.50: 150-170 Ibs 14.25- i erafte agents stopped at his house 1550 120-140 Ibs 12.75-H.OO; sows; and were told by a small boy: 400 ibs down 14.25-15.25: heavier [ "You can't seee my Daddy now sows 13.25-14.25: boars over 250 , He Just left with some -shine 1 ." Ibs 9.00-10.50; few lighter weights to 11.50. Cattle 2.200, calves 1.000: Initial sales good steel's and yearlings 18.00-20.00: common to pood stocker and feeder steers 14.00-18.00: choice to 19.75; these generally steady: utility and commercial cows 10.50-12.50 ;iew 13.00; canner and cutter cows 8.00-10.50; bulls utility and commercial 11.00-13.50; heavy fat bulls mainly 11.50 down: good and choice vealers 19.00-23.00: high choice and prime 24.00-26.00: cull to good 10.00-18.00. Gideon Crews, SeMo Planter, Succumbs HOLLAND—Gideon Crews, prominent planter and citizen of south Pemiscot County, died at four o'clock Wednesday in the St. Joseph Hospital at Memphis. Death was due to infirmities ot age. He was taken to the hospital Saturday when his condition grew worse after being ill for some time. He was born near Pacific, Mo. With his brother-in-law. S. P. Reynolds of Caruthersville, they operated the first dredge boat in Pemiscot County some 50 years ago. They were also later engaged in the timber and lumber business. He has resided in Holland about 40 years. His wife, who was before marriage, Miss Sadie Edwards, survives. Surviving are also one sister, Mrs. E. H. Musgrave, of Dallas, TeX. Among his closest of kin he included two new nephews and five nieces, S. Crews Reynolds, of, Caruttiers- \ ville; E. H. Musgrave of Batesviite, Ark.. Mrs, W. A. Joplin of Caruthersville. Mrs. L. R. Reed of Greenville. Miss, Mrs. Chas. Sibbett ot Dallas, Tex., Mrs. C. E. Berkshire of Columbia. Mo., and Mrs. Dodd Dunning of Los Angeles. Calif. His brother-in-law and former business associate resides in Caruthersville. Services will be conducted from the Methodist Church in Holland by the Rev. Marvin E. Niplack, pastor. Arrangements are not complete. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery with theJSerman Funeral Home in charge of "arrangements. Florence Turner Dies at Home Services for Florence Ella Turner. 72. wife of J. A. Turner, 605 South Franklin, who died at her home this morning after an illness of several months, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Christ with Bill See officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery under the direction of Cobb Funeral Home. In addition to her husband she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Mabel Winkle. Norco, L».. three sons. Ralph and Ray Turner, Flint. Mich., and Leon Davis, Memphis. There are 13 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. SPEAKS HEKE-The Rev. Earl Starnes, Evansville, Ind., started a 10-day speaking engagement as guest evangelist at Blytheville's Church of the Nazarene this week. In evangelical work for eight years, Rev. Starnes has held pastorates in Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee. Daily services will be held at 7:30 p.m. through Oct. 9. The public is invited. Series to Japan TOKYO iJH— The Voice of America starting today will broadcast the World Series in Japanese for the fifth consecutive year. On-the-spot, play-by-play accounts will be beamed to baseball-loving: Japan for rebroadcast by the Japan Broadcasting Corp. Bad Bargain DALLAS. Tex. tPt — Noil Jones. 37, .spurned the offer of 5 years in prison if he. pleaded guilty to murder. A Jury gave him 75. 2 Die in Jet Crash TOKYO <:.fl — A Marine jet night fighter crashed today in the wooded outskirts of Yokohama, killing the pilot and a radar operator. Marine Air Group headquarters announced. Names were withheld. House Stolen - GAINESVILLE. Fla. (fl — Mrs. Margaret Seay complained to the sheriff's office that someone stole her house. When last seen, the two- room house was wearing white paint and black screens. SCOLDS —White House Aide E. Frederic Morrow took the nation's IB million Negroes to task, declaring they should spend more of their 15-b!llion- dollar income in Ihe flght for civil rights and spend less on "whisky, furs, cosmetics, cars «nd other items of luxury." He spoke »t the annual convention of the Improved Benevolent Protective Order ,(rt the Elks of the World, it AtUntte City, NJ. Last Chance To register for this beautiful To Be Given Away in front of our store Friday at 4:30 p.m. REGISTRATION CLOSES TODAY AT 5!30 P.M. Just come in and Register! Nothing to buy,Noobligation R. D. Hughes Co. Home Owned and Opt rated ' Mason Day — Walter Day POSTED PROTEST Martin Luther nailed his famous protest to the door of the castle church in Wittenberg, Germany and opened the Protestant Reformation on Halloween of 1517. Hoxie Board Fails to Show At Meeting HOXIE, Ark. to—Hoxie School Board members failed to appear, for a requested meeting on racial; integration here today and pro-j segregationist Amis Gunthridge promised again that school officials "will be removed." A petition, requesting a 9 o'clock meeting this morning, was presented to the school board last nlfrht. A crowd of about 130 persons gathered here shortly before 9 and dispersed without incident when the school officials failed to appear. Gmhridge, a Little Rock attor-j ney representing opponents of integration in the schools here, told the crowd in a prepared statement said that the school board's} failure "to meet-with their patrons i is an example of representative! government at its lowest point. Their action is a violation of state 1 law..." I "The board and superintendent] are a disgrace to the public schools. They will be removed." Gutheridge said the petitions forn the meeting contained "more than 50 n?.mes." He said state law requires a school board to meet when) 59 or more school patrons demand Reds to View U.S. Housing MOSCOW (/Pi—The US. Embassy announced today that visas have been Issued t.o. a delegation of 10 Soviet housing construction engineers who are visit the United States at the invitation of the National Assn. of Homebuildere. The Russians are to travel as an official delegation, meaning they were not required to submit to fingerprinting in order to obtain visas. Ordinary travelers to the United States are obliged by U.S. law to be fingerprinted, a requiremnet to which Soviet citizens object on the ground that it puts them in the same class as criminals. 75 Seamen Missing ROTTERDAM, Netherlands W — Fifteen seamen were reported missing today after the sinking of the 398-ton German trawler Elbe in the North Sea 80 miles northwest of the Dutch island of Texel. The trawler collided with the 8,066-ton Norwegian tanker Havprins. which radioed she had picked up only two of the Elbe's crewmen. The tanker said she was not damaged. Harpooned sperm whales are highly dangerous. One charged and sank the American bark Kathleen in 1902. NOT JUST MONKYING AROUND—Taking seriously the current talk about pulling monkeys to work are Bill McGregor and his pet monkey, Jcnney. " McGregor,-a rvlalden, Mass., gas station o'vncr, seems to agree with theorists that siTiiEins can replace men on certain jobs. Jennoy, cooperating with the experiment, seems lo be asking the customer, "Fill 'er UD?" at Dreifus Your Choice of America's Newest and Finest NATIONALLY ADVERTISED WATCHES A WKK See Our Large Selection . . . f'\ DOUBLY Guaranteed by the Manufacturer and Our Store! • Unbreakable Mainspring • Unbreakable Balance Staff LAY AW AY NOW FOR XMAS VISIT OUR CLOCK & GIFT DEPARTMENT HREIFLS Iliiimiinil; n \\l.fiTM\l\ SI

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