The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 15, 1954 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 15, 1954
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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE OTB McCarthy Probers Hope to Complete Framework Soon WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of a special committee weighing censure charges against Sen. McCarthy (R-Wis) said today they hope to complete the framework of their report by the week's end. The six-senator committee, headed by Sen. Watkins (R-Utah), yesterday unanimously rejected McCarthy's challenge of the impartiality of its legal staff. The group expressed "absolute confidence in the fairness" of E. Wallace Chadwick, chief counsel, Guy G. de Puria, his assistant, "and all other members of the legal staff." McCarthy had said Chadwick and De Furia had acted as "prosecutors" at the committee's nine- day hearings, and he suggested the group hire new lawyers to help draft its report to the Senate. More Arkansas Counties Get Drought Aid WASHINGTON (£»)—Thirty additional Arkansas counties have been declared drought disaster areas by Secretary of Agriculture Benson bringing to 67 the total counties so designated. Only one of that state's 75 counties—Arkansas County—has not applied for federal drought aid. Benson **also designated 63 counties as drought areas in five other states—Colorado, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas and Wyoming. He made no announcement regarding pleas for aid from Mississippi or Tennessee. The newly declared drought counties in Arkansas are: Ashley, Bradley, Calhoun, Chicot, Clark, Cleveland, Columbia, Cross, Dallas, Desha, Drew, Hempstead, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lee, Lincoln, Little River, Lonoke, Miller, Monroe, Nevada, Ouachita, Phillips, Poinsett, Prairie, Pulaski, St. Francis, Union and Woodruff. Arkansas counties asking for aid, but still not eligible are Clay, Craighead, Crittenden, Grten, Lawrence, Mississippi and Randolph. 110-MPH Wreck Fatal for Two TYRONZA, Ark. (£) — An automobile which a survivor said was going 110 miles an hour hurtled off Highway 63 near here last night, killing two persons and injuring four others. Dead were O. T. Moore, 26, Memphis, and Excell Woods, 22, Tyronza, both Negroes. Watkins announced the decision at a news conference following day-long closed conferences with his committee, but he declined to talk about what form or tone the report may take. As the commitiee returned to the job today, other sources said language the group employed in announcing the vote of confidence in the legal staff fits into plans to have the six committee members sketch the broad outline or framework of the report, then let the lawyers fill in the details. Watkins declined to go beyond the official announcement of the confidence vote which said: ''The committee points out that the members of the committee will make all of the decisions, and that they do not need to rely on counsel in the making of these decisions." Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton (12:30 quotations) Oct 3470 3479 3466 3469 Dec 3504 3514 3503 3507 Mch 3535 3545 3534 3537 May 3546 3556 3546 3551 New Orleans Cotton Oct 3472 3479 3470 3471 Dec 3504 3514 3504 3506 Mch 3533 3545 3532 3537 May 3549 3558 3549 3551 Chicago Soybeans Sept ... 291% 295 29QJ/2 291 Nov ... 271. 272 269% 270% Jan ... 274V 4 27514 273' 273% Mch ... 277% 278 275% 275% Chicago Corn SEWER • Continued from Page 1 plan maintained later the cost could not be the only consideration in_such a project and that quality should come first. They admitted there probably were cheaper plans available, but that quality of work and materials would suffer accordingly.) Mayor Jackson: "Mr. Mehlburg- er has been paid and we don't owe him anything.-" Mr. Terry: "I think you're wrong there. He helped us get this plan passed." Mayor Jackson: "I think we got it passed ourselves. I think we owe the taxpayers the cheapest plan and that's what I will do as long as I'm up here."' At this point, the mayor called for adjournment of the meeting. Earlier, the Council voted approval of a plan for speeding up formation of the southern improvement district, where the biggest problem is the large number of owners of property of small assessed valuation. To form the district, petitions must be signed by owners of two-thirds of the property in valuation. As of now, signatures of owners of from $30,000 to $40,000 worth of property are needed. This plan calls for obtaining and organizing canvassers to circulate petitions in both the Negro and white residential sections in this area. Alderman Terry was appointed by the council to contact potential canvassers. Sept ... 164 164 162%^ 163% Dec ... 155% 155% 154% 155>/ 4 Chicago Wheat Sept ... 214% 215 213i/» 213% Dec ... 219 219% 217% 217% New York Stocks (12:45 quotations) A T and T 168% Amer Tobacco 60% Anaconda Copper 41% Beth Steel ' 76% Chrysler 43% Coca-Cola 113% Gen Electric 43 Gen Motors 83% Montgomery Ward 71% N Y Central 20% Int Harvester 32 Republic Steel 61% Radio 33% Socony Vacuum 48% Studebaker 17% Standard of N J 96% Texas Corp 74% Sears 69% U S Steel 55% Sou Pac 45% Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111. (>Pj—T7SDA—Hogs 8,500; moderately active; barrows and gilts 50-75 lower; weights under 180 lb. mostly 50 off; sows 25-50 lower; choice 200260 lb. 19.75-20.00; 19.75 most freely paid price; 170-190 lb. 19.50-75; 150170 lb. 18.50-19.50; 120-140 lb. 17.0018.00; sows 400 lb. down 17.25-19.00; mostly 18.75 down heavier sows 14.75-16.75; boars 11.50-16.50. Cattle 4,500; calves 1,200; several loads steers fully steady at 23.0025.50; heifers and mixed yearlings opening steady; good and choice 20.00-23.50; good demand for utility and commercial cows at strong prices, mostly 9.50-12.50; few at 1300; canners and cutters mostly steady at 6.00-9.00; bulls and vealers steady; utility and commercial bulls 12.00-13.50; canner and cutter bulls 8.00-11.00; few high choice and prime vealers 21.00-22.00; good and choice 16.00-20.00: commercial and low good 12.00-16.00. MILLIGAN RIDGE HUT — Here's an exterior view of the new Boy Scout hut erected by the troop at Milligan Ridge. Raymond Powers is Scoutmaster of the unit which will formally dedi- cate the hut at a North Mississippi County mobilization tomorrow night. Troop's famed "Milligan Stew" will be served here tomorrow night. (Courier News Photo) COUNCIL Continued from Page 1 Field. A resolution passed by the Junior Chamber of Commerce, sponsors of the fence project, strongly opposed the gate idea, saying that it would mitigate the whole purpose of the fence. A delegation ef Jaycees attended the meeting last night and their spokesman, Bob ,Varren, pointed out that the fence was purposely erected without any gates on recommendation of a State Police safety expert. Actually, no formal action was taken by the. Council. After displaying hesitation to act on what hey obviously regarded as a touchy subject, the aldermen resolved the matter by a show of hands in an "opinion poll" that' showed unanimous opposition to ;he gate proposal. The matter of permitting Memphis organizations to ballyhoo ;heir events by banners "strung across Blytheville's Main Street also came in for criticism. Kelley Welch, chairman of the .954 National Cotton Picking Contest, said the Jaycee sponsors wanted permission to hang decorations promoting the local event and asked that such out-of-town promotions be banned in the in- erests of keeping business at iiome. To Check Law Mayor Jackson said the city at- orney would check on the legal aspect of the matter. and that ex- i sting permit requirements for uch banners would be enforced Here Mow henceforth by the Street Committee. Also in connection with the Cotton Picking Contest, Alderman E. M. Terry said the Bandmothers Club had requested that Main Street be cleared of cars for the NCPC parade — a matter that has been relatively unsuccessful in many past parades. Mayor Jackson said plans for clearing the street had" already ..been.., made and that Blytheville National Guardsmen would assist police. In a recurring Pride Addition property dispute, the Council decided to appoint three appraisers to determine the value of property owned by J. D. Robinson. Residents of that area want the property, once a street, re-opened by the city as such and base their requests on objections to Mr. Robinson's building activities. These residents offered Mr. Robinson 51,000 for the approximately 50 by 600 foot strip but he is asking $10,000 for it. Faced with a request to condemn the property, the council approved the idea of having it appraised in an effort to find an agreeable price and avoid a condemnation suit. If no price can be agreed upon, Mayor Jackson said ."then we'll have to do something else." Close Street In other action, the Council passed on third reading an ordinance closing a section of 20th Street between Main and Chickasawba, which had been unused as a street for many years. The Council also delayed until its next meeting action on a petition opposing parking of trailers on a lot owned by Raymond B. 'Career' Check Artist Blames Fate on GOP JONESBORO, Ark. (ff>—A man who was arrested here apparently has made a career out of cashing worthless checks "because I could not make a living after the GOP came into power." Craighead county officers said the 54-year-old man told them that he kept a record of all bad checks cashed because he wanted to pay it back some day. Officers said they found check stubs and ledger books that showed S51 checks cashed since December, 1952. The checks, ranging in amount from $1 to $43, totalled $9,000. Deputy Sheriff Jack Williams arrested the man Monday in connection with the passing of a bad check for S5.65 at Monette, Ark. Later, police officers said they found the check stubs and ledger books in the man's car. Police said the man admitted that the stubs and ledger books represented worthless checks cashed. They quoted the man as saying he "wanted to pay it back some day." Police identified the man as Roger Hind, 54, of Thayer, Mo. BUDGET Hodge at 513 South First. Mr. Hodge said he did not plan to operate a trailer park, as .the petition charged, but only planned to rent space to two trailers belonging to men working at the air base j here. Action was -'.clayed in order I to check a city ordinance on trail-1 er parking. The monthly financial statement given the aldermen last night shoxved that as of Aug. 31 there was 57,557.35 in the general fund, a decrease of 59,111.92 from the previous month; $108.85 in the street fund, a decrease of 34,096.83 in the past month; and $7,178.28 in the parking meter fund, a decrease of $2,467.83 since June 30, Revenues for the month of August totaled $11,025.24 while expenditures amounted to $24,816.02. President to Fish — Period DENVER %—-President Eisenhower sets out today for a Rocky Mountain tyout stream on what aides described as five or six days of all-out vacation. This time, Presidential Press Secretary James Hagerty told newsmen, "there is going to be no business if we can help it — it's an all-out vacation." DULLES Continued from Page 1 eral Assembly Tuesday. Dulles will bypass Paris, the itinerary disclosed. The only official explanation was that he will not have time to talk to Premier Mendes-France. However, he has been reported very displeased with Mendes-France's handling of the EDC issue when it was defeated by the French Assembly two weeks ago. Furthermore it is understood that Mendes-France has not produced any suggestion for a new approach to the German problem. Dulles, who returned only Monday from Manila where the Asian pact was concluded, planned a 15- minute report on the conference. Arrangements were made for a live telecast, by Dumont, a filmed telecast by CBS at 9:30 p.m. CST, radio rebrcadcast by ABC, Mutual and NBC at 8:15 p.m. and by CBS sometime later. Dulles has said the U. S. 7th Fleet will fight off any Communist attempt to invade Formosa. But as to whether this applies also to Quemoy, he has said this is a military matter on which the United States will keep Red China sruessing. ' (Continued from Page U year and a decline of 18,300,000,000 from peak defense outlays after the outbrak of fighting in Korea. 2% Reduction The revision of the January direct military spending estimate! cut this biggest natiional security spending category down from 3PI% billion dollars to So 1 /^ billions. To make this cut, McNeil said, Army outlays were cut from 10 J A billions to 9*4 billions, with the biggest part of the reduction in Army procurement of ammunition, ships and boats. McNeil said the Air Force, which has the biggest service budget, absorbed some 800 million dollars of the cut, dropping from 16V 4 billions to 15& billions. Some 300 millions of the cut would be taken out of aircraft purchasing, 325 millions from airfield and other public works programs, and 190 millions from maintenance and operations. McNeil said the Navy was cut from lO 1 ,^ billion dollars to about 10V 4 billions. The Navy retrenchment would be in spending lor maintenance and operations. The other major security programs underwent these changes: Mutual military aid — down «, billion dollars to S 1 /^ billions; Atomic E energy Commission — down about 225 millions to $2,200,000,000, still a peak atomic outlay; stockpiling — up by 300 minion dollars to 900 millions. Spending increases — nearly all outside the direct security field — amounted to $1,400,000,000. These included: . . Veterans services and benefits— up to 57 million dollars; housing i and community development—up from a January estimate of 385 million dollars net income to the government to 367 millions net. outlay; Commodity Credit Corporation —up 481 million dollars, mostly for farm price supports, to $1,646,000,000; interest—up from $6,635^000,000 to 86,875,000,000. ,The new budget lifted the estimate of how much the federal debt would total next June 30 from 273 billions predicted by,"Eisenhower in January to 27454 billions. DO YOU KNOW —What is the first name and middle initial of Mr. Colston, service manager for DR. PEPPER BOTTLING CO. of Blytheville? ... Who is route supervisor? The more folks with whom you "get acquainted"—the more enjoyment of life will be yours. In business and in social .contacts "knowing the persons BY THEIR NAMES" is most important "LET'S GET ACQUAINTED" ... will feature PEOPLE, those friends of yours at our places of business who serve your needs I I I HURRY! 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