The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 12, 1955 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 12, 1955
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FAOBTW1LTB BLTTHEVILLB (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1M» N'on- Strikers Return To Foundry in Force; No Violence Reported NEW CASTLE, Ind. (AP) — Non-strikers returned in force today to resume piston ring production in the I refect Circle Corp foundry under protection of National Guardsmen. The troops were under orders to prevent any recurrence of last Wednesday's riot Commodity And Stock Markets- N«w Orleans Cotton Dot . Dec . Mar . May . 3257 3257 3257 3257 3240 3250 3232 3249 3133 3143 3130 3139 3084 3096 3075 3087 Chicago Wheat Deo . May . 206 20S>'a 204'/2 204", . 203% 203% 202% 202^ Chicago Corn Dec .... 130% 130% 129 129 May .... 137 137% 135y a 135'/ Chicago Soybean* Nov . Jan . Mar . July . 23714 2381/i 235 241 241% 238 . 241V, 243!' 2 240 . 242 7 / 8 242'/ 8 238>/E 235 238 240 238 l / 2 Now York Stocks A T and T 177 Amer Tobacco 75 5-8 Anaconda Copper 64 1-2 Beth Steel 147 1-2 Chrysler 9* 1-4 Coca-Cola 125 1-8 Gen Electric 48 Gen Motors 133 Montgomery Ward 86 3-8 N Y Central 45 7-8 Int Harvester 36 Republic Steel 47 Radio 43 1-4 Socony Vacuum 55 1-2 Studebaker 91-2 Standard of N J 125 Texas Corp 103 Sears 104 1-4 u s Steel 54 7-8 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. lift— (USDAl — Hogs 6,500; moderately active; barrows and g over 190 Ib steady to weak with Tuesday's average; spots 10 lower; lighter weights and sows steady to 25 higher; bulk mixed U. S. 1, 2 and 3 190-260 Ib 15.25-35; more at 15.25: 170-190 Ib 14.75-15.25; 150-170 Ib 13.75-15.00; 120-140 Ib 12,25-3.50: sows 400 Ib down 14.25-75; few 15.00; heavier sows 13.25-14.25. Cattle 3.500; calves 800; opening slow: some steer and butcher yearling sales fully steady; several loads choice yearling steers 21.50-23.25; good and choice lots heifers and mixed yearlings 17.5020.00; utility and commercial 10.00- The influx of workers was slowed because guardsmen checked each car coming onto the foundry park- h „ lot. A skeleton force of 84 workers got the foundry ready yesterday. Manager Chesley Jnda said the doors were opened today "to anyone who wants to work." The production force of the foundry before the strike started July 25 was 2CO workers. About 100 persons, including supervisors, were in the plant a week ago when 5.000 strike sympathizers gathered outside. Shots were fired by both sides, and eight persons were wounded. There were no incidents yesterday as the skeleton crew entered and left the foundry. Six hundred National Guardsmen, carrying rifles and backed by tanks, patrolled the plant area and the city. Quiet at Hagerstown It was also guiet at Hagerstown, headquarters of Perfect Circle, and at Richmond, where the firm has two small plants. The three plants have operated since the CIO United-Auto Workers struck in a contract dispute nearly 12 weeks igo. Guardsmen patrolled there also. Col. Howard Wllcox, national guard commander, relaxed the state of martial law last night to permit the UAW to hold a meeting in its union hall here. Hs said about 150 members attended. William P. Caldwell, UAW international representative who asked for the meeting, put the number al 250 and said they voted unanimously to uphold the union demands. Before the meeting Caldwell said "we have 26 million dollars in strike money, and we will spend every dime of it if we have to, to. win this strike." Negro Deaths flendus Ford, Jr. Services for Elendus Ford, Jr., will be conducted Sunday at 11 a.m. at Horne Funeral Home chapel by Rev. C. S. Shockley. Burial will be in Burton Spur Cemetery. He leaves his mother, Ruth Anna Ford; father, Elendus Ford; one brother. Vernell Dnnley; one sister. Linda Kate Shipp, all of Blytheviiie. 13.00; canners and cutters 8.0010.00; light weight canners 7.00-50; utility and commercial 11.00-13.00; good heavy fnt bulls 11.00; light weight canners 9.00-50; vealers steady; few prime to 27.00; bulk good and choice 20.00-24.00; cull to good 10.00-19.00; slaughter calves slow and weak at Tuesday's late decline; good and choice 17.0020.00. Charter No. M389 Reserve District No. 8 Keport of Condition of The First National Bank of Blvtheville In the State of Arkansas, at the close of business on O-jtobcr 5, 1955. Published In response lo call made by Comptroller of the Currency, under Section 5211, U. S. Revised Statutes. ASSETS Cash, balances with other banks, including reserve balance, and cash items in process of collection $1,578,553.99 United States Government obligations, direct and guaranteed 1,983,904.61 Obligations of States and political subdivisions 492,499.41 Corporate stocks (including 518,000.00 stock of Federal Reserve bank) 18.000.00 Loans and discounts (including 55,392.92 overdrafts) ... 4,530,085.98 Bank premises owned $60,000.00, furniture and fixtures S19.106.G5 79,106.65 Other assets 43,091.15 TOTAL ASSETS $8,725,241.79 LIABILITIES Demand deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations '. . $4,880.253.75 Time deposits of individuals, pnrtnerships, and corporations 1,3.11.755.50 Deposils ol United Stales Government (including postal savings) 93,032.01 Deposils of Stales and pumical subdivisions 1,052,44878 Deposits of banks 507,361.28 Other deposits (certified and cashier's checks, etc.) 153.429.32 TOTAL DEPOSITS $ TOTAL LIABILITIES $8,028.280.64 CAPITAL ACCOUNTS Capital Stock: Common stock, total pa:- S300.UOO.OO $ 300.000.00 Surplus 300,000.00 Undivided profits 96,961.15 TOTAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTS 698,961.15 TOTAL LIABILITIES AND CAPITAL ACCOUNTS $8,725,241.79 MEMORANDA Assets pledged or signed to secure liabilities and for other purposes $ 185,000.00 Loans as shown above are after deduction of reserves of 132,500.00 Loans to farmers directly .guaranteed and redeemable on demand by the Commodity Credit Corporation, and certificates of interest representing ownership thereof 113,003.07 TOTAL AMOUNT of LOANS, CERTIFICATES of INTEREST and OBLIGATIONS, or PORTIONS THERE- OP (listed above), which are fully backed or Insured by agencies of the United States Government (other than "United States Government obligations, direct and guaranteed") ( 113,008.07 I, Jack C. Owen, Cashier of th« above-named bank, do solemnly swear that the »twc statement it true to the best of my knowledge and belief. JACK C. OWEN, Cnshler. Correct-Attest: E. M. Regenold B. R. HAYS CHAS. ROSE, Directors. State of Arkanaaii, County of Mississippi, ><: Sworn to and subscribed before me this lOth day of October, 1955, »nd I hereby certify that I am not an officer or director of this bank. (9wl ) JEB6E TAYLOR, Notary Public. My oommlttion wpim 1/1/1958. BUMPER CROP--Lee Chaudoir o[ Oakhurst, Calif., displays the unusual head of this stag deer she shot in the High Sierras near Fresno. The ordinary stag sheds its antlers each year, glowing a new set in the same place the following year. But this one never dropped its first set, so each succeeding gtoivlh sprouted from it in the form of bumps. Some 100 bumps are on the original antlers. Floods in India Kill 450 Persons NEW DELHI. India Wl — Official sources said today some 450 persons died during the devastating floods last week in the north Indian states of Punjab and the Patiala Princely Union. These sources said most of the deaths apparently were caused by the collapse of buildings and houses rather than by drowning. Prime Minister Nehru termed the floods the worst in 70 years. Ready for Anything ANSONIA, Conn. Wi—The burglar who ransacked Gilmore Clark's house left prepared for any turn in the weather. Missing, according to Clark, were an electric fan and a fur coat. Duty First EISENHOWER (Continued from Page 1) in the Middle East. Yet, when it was over, physicians rcporte ! the President's condition satisfactory "with pulse and blood pressure continuing normal." and that the President "thoroughly enjoyed the visit." Conferred With Adams Adams conferred with the President for another 15 minutes later in the day, and a subsequent bulletin reported the President progressing "satisfactorily without complications." While Adams waited. Eisenhower sighed a recess appointment designating Thomas C. Mann of Crawford, T^x.. a.s ambassador lo El Salvador, and a letter welcoming Robert C. Hill back from that post to a new assignment as special assistant to the undersecretary of slate for mutual security affairs. The President's bed was wheeled oui on a porch where he sunned himself for 20 minutes after the Adams conference. The Denver White House made public three documents signed Monday: One gave complete legal status to the President's Committee on Employment of the Physically Handicapped. Another further simplified customs procedures by eliminating- certain fees and certificates. The third, a letter to the Columbus Citizens Committee in New" York, said: "If we are courageous and persevering and confident, dedicated in mission and decent in purpose. as was Columbus we, too. shall build a new and better world for human living." OKLAHOMA CITY t.fl — Police I here no longer can huddle with j pretty secretaries in the line of' duty. Today they began dictating their crime reports into telephones for transcriptions, instead of transmitting them direct to stenographers. The new system is meant to permit officers to return more quickly to their districts. MIDGET SUB JOINS THE NAVY—The U.S. Navy's first midget submarine, the X-l, steamt across Long Island Sound toward the submarine base at New London, Conn. The tiny five-man sub* —50 feet long and seven feet in diameter—was b.iilt by Pairchild Engine and Airplane Corp. in a hangar at Farmingdale, L.l. It was designed to test harbor defense installations in American coastal ports. Standing top-side on the 25-tori craft is William Rand, engineer of the company that built the ship. The tiny craft is powered by diesel engines and batteries. Leaving Site Of Wreck Costly CARUTHERSVItLE — WiUie RaV Dill of Jackson, Tenn., is serving! time in the county jail after he was! convicted in Circuit. Court of leav-1 ing the scene of an accident. Dill pleaded guilty and was fined SlOO and his driving license was revoked for a year. He was given a suspended sentence of 50 days of a 60-day jail term. Loggins Gets Aggie Post COLLEGE STATION, Tex,—John L. Loggins, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Loggins, 1010 W. Ash, Blythe- viiie, has been named a junior member of Town Hall, student organization which brings professional entertainment to the campus of Texas A. & M. College. Loggins a 1953 graduate of Bly- theviiie High School, is among 30 students named to the entertainment board at Texas A. & M. He is a member of the junior class. Extra-Curricular MONTGOMERY, Ala. Wl — Mrs, Dick Gassenheimer was in charge of the "lost children" department I of the South Alabama Fair. When i she was ready to leave the fair for home last night, after a weary day. she had to help find one more miss- in? child—her 7-year-old son Paul. Missile Ships Near Completion WASHINGTON Wt — The first of two cruisers to be converted into seagoing bases for launching guided missiles will join the fleet Nov. 1 .t the Philadelphia Navy Yard. The Navy snicl yesterday the cruiser Boston will be recornmis- sioned then as "the world's first guided missile cruiser." After two years' work, the Boston has been rebuilt and refitted to launch Terrier antiaircraft missiles. Her sister ship, the Canberra, is scheduled to be ready next spring after similar conversion work. Homeward Bound HONG KONG Wl—American missionary Levi A. Lovegren of Cherry Grove, Ore., recently freed from a Chinese Communist prison, left by ship today for the United States. A daughter, Mrs. Edith Lambert, is the wife of a Baptist minister at Minot, N. D. Try a Texaco Service Station First Call Us For Your Cotton Picker and Spindle Oils We can supply You with the Finest TEXACO HEATING OIL Wt deliver anywhere in Mississippi County BOB LOGAN YOUR TEXACO MAN Blytheviiie Phone 3-3391 Joiner Phone 2421 Sturdy and comfortable Here's the comfort parents insist on . . the ityle youngsters demondl Acme cowboy booli-built for rugged wear, with real western style in every handsome stitch. Let your youngsters select rheir own colon and designs from our exciting Acme displays. =Westbrook's = FAMILY SHOE STORE ^315 \V. Main ^= Phone 2342^ al Mead's - The Only Exdusk I ten Store In Mississippi County! TIME FOR A It's that time of year. Everything changes . . . even to the topcoat that matches crisper days. For Fall '55, outercoats (as Hart Schaffner & Marx tailorg them) will hang as easily from your shoulders as the jacket of your new Fall Suit. Fabric, in new Charred Tones, will warm you up without weighing you down. Prices are unchanged ... as low a» possible for the high quality. Come, see. From

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