The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 17, 1956 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 17, 1956
Page 12
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fAOBTWBLtl COURIER NEWS JTOEBDAY. JAMIAJtYJt. House Group Warns; Red Menace in US Remains Unabated v WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Committee on Un American Activities released its annual report today with warning from the chairman that "the menace of communism Jn America remains unabated." Tha report said among othf things that "Communists ha\ been successful in finding emplo; ment in theater, radio and tel vision." X said the committee du: ing 1955 "unearthed important ne evidence of Communist subversio ki vital areas of American life. Rep. Walter (D-Pa.), committe chairman, said important blow have been struck against the Com munist conspiracy but new group form to take the place of toos exposed. 10 New Cells Walter said: "Too many pe: «ons,-eonsciously nr hprn'1"? m' ig norance, give great aid to the Com munists by crying that the dange Commodity And Stock Markets- York Cotton (12:31 notations! Mar 3474 3475 3446 3447 May 3432 3432 3393 3395 July 3310 3310 3278 3283 Oct 3100 3100 3085 3098 New Orleans Cotton Mar 3469 34733450 3450 May 3428 3428 3395 3395 VjUly ....3309 3314 3281 3288 Oct 3100 3100 -3085 3092 Chicago Wheat Mar .... 209 210y 4 209' 310 May.... 206% 207% 206ft 207 y, , Chicago Corn .Mar .... 12954 130 . 128 129% ' May .... 132y 8 133% 132% 1331/4 Chicago Soybeans Jan 243%' 244ft .242% 243l/i Mar .... 246y 4 247V4 245% 246V, May 248% 249V, 248 248% July .... 24814 248% 247V, 248 New York Stocks A T and T 1805-8 Amer Tobacco 81 1-8 Anaconda Copper 69 5-8 Beth Steel 157 Chrysler . .' 81 1-2 Gen Electric 55 5-8 Gen Motors 44 3-8 Montgomery "Ward 89 7-8 N Y Central 42 7-8 Int Harvester .; 37 1-2 Republic Steel 46 " " ! Radio 44 Studebaker ' 9 Standard of N J 149 Texas Corp .., 123 3-4 Sears 34 1-8 U S Stele 55 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. W)—(DSDA) — Hogs 14,500; mostly steady to higher than Monday's average lighter weights unevenly weak to 50 lower: bulk mixed 180230 Ib 11.50-12.00; mostly Is and 2s 190-225 Ib 12.25; ab'out 130 head 1 and 2, largely No 1, around 200220 Ib 12.50; 230-270 Ib 10.50-11.50; few mostly 1 and 2 around 230 Ib up to 11.75-12.00; 270-320 Ib 9.7510.50; 140-170 Ib 10.25-11.25; few 11.50; sows 450 Ib down 8.75-9.50; heavier sows 8.00-75; boars over 250 Ib 5.75-6.50; lighter weights to 7.50. Cattle 4,500; calves 900; steady to higher; good and choice heifers and mixed yearlings 17.50-20.50; several lots good grade steers 17.00-18.00; utility and commercial cows largely 11.00-12.00; sprinkling commercial to 12.50; most canneis and cutters 8.00-10.50; light canners occasionally down to 7.00 and below; utility and commercia bulls 12.50-14.50; good and choice vealers 22.00-28.00; few high choice and prime 2..00:32.00; commercia from within has been eliminated The record of the past demand that we do not diminish our vigil ance." As for the "important new evi dence of Communist subversion ir vital areas of American life," th report said: 1. Ten hitherto undisclosed Com munist cells operated within th executive and legislative branche of the government at variou times. 2. Communists have attemptec to indoctrinate and disaffect Amer lean youth by means of Commu Mimmpr nnmilR. The report said six camps in New York state and another in California were "exposed." Youth Section 3. The Labor Youth League con tinues to function as an "ill-dis guised" youth section of the Com munist party. 4. Members of the Communis! party are obtaining employment in New York City's entertainment industry. And "radio and television networks continue to t use the tal ents of Communist parly members >ecause of inadequate information and investigative facilities." 5. The Communist party has been spreading subversion in residential communities in tHe New York City area through "neighborhood" Communist clubs. 6. Organized Communist conspirators have been extremely active n the Newark, N. J. area. FORD (Continued from Page 1) xchanges. The price actually was set late •esterday by the seven coman gers of the huge offering. Wille Receive $63 While the public-will pay $64.50 or each of the new shares, the Ford Foundation, owner and seller f the stock, will receive $63 a hare. The difference goes into dis- ounts and commissions paid to le underwriters and investment ealers. The total of such discounts and sue will be 815,300,000 reducing y that much the net return to he sellers. The public will pay a ital of $657,900,000. The Ford Foundation intends to einvest in other securities so that s income will no longer depend olely on earnings of the Ford Co. MOX THEATRE On W. Main St. In BIytheville Phone 3-4621 Weekdays Show Starts 7:00 p.m. — Sat. & Sun. 1:00 p.m. End Soviet Tour MOSCOW W)—Wedding bells for two of its leading players are winding up the Moscow visit of the "Porgy and Bess" company. Earl Jackson, who plays Sportin' Life,; and Helen Thigpen, Serena in the American folk opera production, were married yesterday at the Soviet registry office and arranged for a religious ceremony tonight at the Moscow .Baptist Church. Reds Honor Franklin TOKYO W)—Red China's Peiping radio today broadcast a tribute to Benjamin Franklin on the 250th anniversary of his birth. "Franklin's love of peace, liberty and democracy, his public spirit and sense of justice are among the best traditions of the . . . American people," the broadcast said. ^ FISSION FASHlQN-Ves luro walks a street in Chicago, 111., wearing his atomic-age outfit. It's a suit designed to protect the wearer from H- bomb fallout. Weighing only 15 ounces, it's made of tightly woven Italian silk. KE (Continued from Page 1) le former President said he and lisenhower did not discuss the econd term question. Hoover said Eisenhower "looks ery well," but he brushed aside 11 further questions aimed at try- to find out whether Hoover eels the President is up to run- ing again. Asia Defense Meeting Opens MELBOURNE, Australia (f) 'ighly secret talks on the defense f Southeast Asia began here to- ay. A report military staff planners rew up two months ago was the lajor item of business before the leeting of top military officers of le seven Southeast Asia Treaty rganization nations. Delegates mostly refused to talk aout the report. But Arm. Felix . Stump, U.S. commander in chief the Pacific, said they would iscuss the holding of joint exer- Ises. Deaths Mary Ruffin Services for Mary Ruffin, 56, who ied Friday, will be conducted at irst Baptist Church in Dell, Thursay afternoon at one o'clock, Rev. . Boykins, officiating. Surviving are her husband, Fred uffin.of Dell: two sisters, Minnie ackson and Lizzie Bolden, both ol" lytheville; one brother, Son ames, of Detroit, and one son, essie Hays of BIytheville. Burial, with Horne Funeral Home i charge, will be at Zion Cemetery. Eastern Star rites will be conducted by Fidelity Chatper No. 377. Yes and No Many historians claim that the state of Washington was not named for the first President of the United States, but for Captain Robert The Finest in Cinemascope Presented in High-Fidelity Optical Sound! TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY Double Feature — AND — ABBOTT A C06TELLO 'M«ttth« Mummy' Tires and Tubes Expert Repairs' Body and Fender.^ LUBRICATION CAR WASH OIL CHANGE CAR POLISH Yes, we con offer you complete Cor Servicing at ... PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 900 IroatVay Phone J-44S3 Obituary McCormick Child Dies at 11 Months Gary Lynn McCormick; , 11 month-old son of Mr. and Mrs Hershel McCormick, of BIytheville died in Jonesboro Hospital Sunday. The child had been 111; with pneumonia. , '• Services will be held tomorrow at 1 p.m. at Milligan Ridge Baptist Church, Rev. Clarence King officiating. Alvis Moore will assist. Gary Lynn is survived b'y his parents and two sisters, Lillian Dianne and Linda Sue. Grandparents include Mr. and Mrs. Otto Wyatt, of .Springfield, Calif-'and Mrs. O. E. McCormipk, of Manila. Burial will be In Monette. Cemetery, Howard Funeral Service in charge. Known Dead -Plane Crash HALIFAX, N. S. Iff) — The Canadian air force here said 2 of 18 persons aboard a Quebeciar DCS were killed last night when the plane crashed in flames in the wilderness of northern Quebec. The air force said a third person was missing. It was not learned immediately whether any of the survivors were hurt. An air force spokesman said the plane was en route to sept He5, Que., from the Labrador iron mining develompent at Knobe Lake, a 300-mile flight. ARMY HELICOPTER "FIRST"—The Armj'. new H-34 Sikorsky heHeovfar Ufta a IMmo howM- Kr to a waiting group of artillerymen at Fort Sill, Okia. This ivas i the first time an artillery piece of this size—approximately 2J low—had kern Mhercd by 'copter with Mn In place, ready to foe. He Found It! LITTLE ROCK Iff)— Glenard Castro thought he smelted natural gas in his apartment, and decided, last night to search for it with a lighted match. When he struck the match, an explositon blew a 4-foot hole, hi the wall of the house. No one was injured. ; ., AWARDS (Continued from Page 1) the University of Arkansas. He moved to the city in 1946. Speaker last night was P.' D. Gathright, state president of the Jaycees from Little Rock. Lee Crowe was banquet chairman and Harry Fair master of ceremonies for the affair which was held at the RazoroacK. Read Courier News Classified Ads. Tree Faffs, City Sued LOS ANGELES (JP) — Two men who were playing gin rummy in Echo. Park when a eucalyptus tree fell oil them have sued the city of Los Angeles for (150,000 damages. Albert Sirvin and Salvatore Guerrero charge negligence upon the part of the city and claim the tree had rotted at the roots. Colored Wigs The women of Rome, during the days of the Empire, had wigs of different "colors . as part of their ordinary wardrobe, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. Minor Wrecks Noted Two minor accidents were reported on city streets yesterday. At 5th and Main, cars driven by W. H. Shives and Carai Moss collided with minor damage. Leon Wallden, driving a panel truck, and a car driven by Jim McMillis had a collision at 2nd anrt Walnut. No citations were issued and no injuries resulted. CORAL MASS The 1200-mile-long Great Barrier Reef, which lies off the northeast coast 'of Australia, is the largest mass of coral in the world. British Press Praises Ike's Budget Message LONDON (ff>—British new»p»p«ri praised President Eisenhower today for his budget message lnil»tin» that defense and foreign aid mint come before tax cuts. •• Moscow radio commented that 'military expenditure has the pride of place in the new budget." The Soviet mouthpiece declared: "The burden of taxation shouldered by the American population continued to be tremendous mainly owing to the government's colossal military expenditure." The Conservative London Dally Telegraph said, "Peace has depended in the past and still depends on American willingness to fight." I* remarked that the President's budget statement "shows he continues to be ready to shoulder this inescapable duty." The independent Times commented that the increase in estimates for foreign aid and defense spending "must be disappointment to the American taxpayer though the-*tete of the_-}KOr.ld- makes It inevitable." Insurance Agent Gives Service RICHMOND, Va. W—W. A. Wallace's car was stolen and all week tie kept in close touch with his insurance agent. Finally the abandoned car was spotted and a policeman went to check it out. By the time he got there it was gone again—*but the' cop didn't give up. He kept checking and finally ran ,t down, just in time to see a young man Jump out and run. A resident of the area came out to check the commotion in front of his house. It was Wallace's Insurance man, J. N. Trice. He promptly advised his client. Coal mines east of the Missij- Jppi river account for 90 per cent of the total U.S. production. In the low -price field Nobody matches Fords power Ford's Thunderbird V-8 engine, the standard "8" in Fairlanes and Station .Wagons, is the most powerful "8" in its field at no extra cost. Ford has built more V-8's than all other makers combined I and Nobody matches Fords price • In virtually every model, a Ford . .. equipped the way more* and more people want it... costs less* than any other full-sized car in America! Come in and Test Drive the Ford in your future! 'Battd on a comparison of suggested lift prim. PHILLIPS MOTOR COMPANY •roadway t Chi<k«awb« PfcoM M4II •GREAT TV, FORD THIATRI, WMCT, THURSDAY, 1:30 P.M.-

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