The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 14, 1955 · Page 1
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TOE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER Or NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. LI—NO. 173 Blythevllle Courier Blytheville Daily Newt Blythevllle Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1955 FOURTEEN PAGES Published Dally Except Sunday SINGLE COPY FIVE CENTS France's Faure Calls For Confidence Vote By HARVEY HUDSON PARIS (AP) — Faced by likely defeat in the National Assembly on Algerian policies, Premier Edgar Faure postponed the showdown early today by calling for a vote of confidence in his government. The demand keeps him in office at least until Tuesday, when the vote will be held. In the meantime, the Premier will try to work out a lifesaving maneuver such as spared his government last Sunday on the question of Morocco. These Teen Agers Sure Have a Line- A Columbus, Ohio, father has solved the problem of how to get the telephone when teen-agers are in the house. The phone always seemed to be in use by Judy, 15, or Don. 11, when Richard Holliday hud to make a business call. So he installed an extra phone in the house — listing the "children's phone" separately in the directory — and everyone is happy. wtmrsp 3755Karl-AM 2-7832 j iHoIliday Richard L 165ERathbn --AM 3-8317 , ! Children's Phone 165ERathbn-AM 3-%27. Local Legionnaire Answers Remarks By Harry Truman Former President Harry S. Truman's remark that American Legionnaires are "a fine bunch of kids," who have forgotten what they fought for, has stirred resentment among Blytheville Legionnaires, TB Hospital Need Is Cited Memphis Surgeon Is Speaker Here A need for a state tuberculosis hospital in connection with the University of Arkansas Sciiool of Medicine is great, a Memphis thoracic surgeon told members of the county Tuberculosis Association last night. Dr. Duane Carr advised the group to work hara in supporting such a hospital. "The state simply can't afford to be without it." he said. He said a TB hospital costs about $20.000 per bed. Dr Carr commended Blytheville on its food-handler ordinance, which has led to uncovering of five TB cases or suspects working in food-handling jobs. Eventual elimination of TB as one of the state's most important diseases will be accomplished only when every person in Arkansas is x-rayed once a year. Go von to Head Dimes Campaign H Bradford Govan has been named March of Dimes director fpr South Mississippi County, H was announced this week. The County chapter also said it has received the resignation of A. S (Todd) Harrison, who has served as county chairman for the past seven years. His replacement is to be announced on Nov. 1. Inside Today's Courier News . Chicks Play Malvern Here TonlRht . . . Pap* Reveal New Class with 28-7 Win over Newport . . . Four County Teams in Action Tonight . . . Sports . . . Faees 8 and 9 ... Farm News . . Pajfes 10 and 11 . . . Price Setting Delicate Question for Business . . . Page The call for a vole of confidence automatically shut off debate for :d the deputies decided to extend the cooling-off perioc until Tuesday. If the government loses on a question of confidence. it resigns. Paure's seven-month-old government has been in difficulties since the Moroccan debate. Four Gaullist ministers, in open opposition to Faure's program of con ciliation of Moroccan nationalists were forced out by the Premier and since then Paure has lacked dependable majority in the As sembly. Rescued by Socialists The large Socialist faction came to his rescue last week, supporting his Moroccan program but serving notice they lacked confidence the ability of his government to carry it out. This time both the Gaullists and Socialists so far were remaining aloof. Faure made his move at dawn! after the Assembly had worked itself into a tangle by refusing to take up for discussion any of six resolutions by as many different parties outlining proposed policies ii. Algeria. The deputies never got around to actually voting on the substance of any of the resolutions during the all-night session. The deputies refused to consider one resolution by Faure's Radical Socialist party, by a 305-274 vote. Pour of the rejected resolutions said the Assembly had no confidence in the government. Most of them called for immediate fi'orts to improve economic and political conditions for Algerians, but failed to agree on a formula. Debate on First With priority refused for all resolutions, the rules called for a debate on the first one offered, by the Radical Socialists. It is upon this resolution that the vote of confidence will be held. The resolution promises that the government will put down terrorism in Agleria, start projects to raise the standard of living, work out political reforms with the concurrence of Algerian residents and apply other political reforms which were voted in 1947 but never carried out. Paure asked for the confidence vote when the Socialists gave signs of supporting a Gaullist motion to tack an amendment onto this resolution saying the government lacked the capacity to carry out the reforms mentioned. Unexpected Crisis The crisis blew up unexpectedly after three days of relatively calm debate. It had been generally ex-i some areas might get as much pected that the government would [five inches of rain. Happy Birthday For Ike By ERNEST VACCABO DENVER (AP) — President Eisenhower is 65 today. And while he still must travel cautiously on the always uncertain road to complete recovery from a heart attack, it is a "happy birthday." For he is getting better every day. His observance of the occasion is being limited because he s not allowed out of bed as yet. But the joy of others, at home and abroad, is reflected in the scores of presents and thousands of greetings piling up by the noun at the Denver White House and Fitsslmons Army Hospital. There is, of course, a birthday cake — a gigantic one made in sections so that more than 2,000 other patients and the hospital staff can share. And his own section, from which he will eat a small slice at noon, is decorated with an American flag and the inscription "Happy Birthday, Ike." In Happy Mood The President, in a "happy mood," could look forward too to a stepped-up schedule of government business. Secreatry of the Treasury Humphrey is flying in tomorrow to talk over budgetary problems. There will be a conference on defense and security Mori- day with Secretary of Defense Wilson and Adm. Arthur W. Radford. chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Today, however, the only business scheduled was the celebration of an anniversary for the man whose attack of coronary thrombosis Sept. 24 sent a wave of sorrow and concern around the world. Each step forward is noted carefully in the medical bulletins now released three times daily by White House News Secretary James C. Hagerty. Yesterday, they gave out the news that: 1. The President had a small cup of black coffee. It was his first cup since his seizure and he had See IKE on Page 14 Fight for UN Council Seat Is Deadlocked THEY'LL BE CALLING TOMORROW — These five members of Blytheville High School's Future Homemakers of America make with the brooms as they demonstrate that they will do almost any odd jobs in Blytheville homes tomorrow. The girls (left to right) Sharon Briggs, Sue Hughes, Joyce Thrailkiil, Claudia Crowe and Jo Ann Battles and other members of the FHA conduct their "Hobo Day" annually as a fund raising project. East Coast Hit By New Storm Cyclone Centered In Carolina; Heads For New England WASHINGTON «P» — packing 30 - 40 mile an hour winds Poll Tax Sales Take Jump in Blytheville If the number of poll tax receipts sold in Blytheville this year is any indication — and it's generally conceded" that such figures are major factors in any election — then Blytheville's upcoming municipal election should be one of the hottest in recent years, for "dragging its feet," an; ships in Chickasawba District showed decreases this year from 1954 Breakdown of Blytheville's poll According to records released today by State Auditor J. Oscur Humphrey, Mississippi County, A storm with an increase in poll taxes from 13,674 to 17,154 over last year, had tion city improvement. Blytheville's increase of 1,508 poll taxes constitutes 72 per cent of the whistled up the eastern seaboard | the highest percentage increase in | total Chickasawba District increase today and the Weather Bureau said Past Dud Cason Post Commander Paul Mahon today issued a statement taking exception with Truman's remarks. Yesterday, Truman said the Legion is going "haywire" in wanting the U. S. to quit the UN's Educa tional, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Oppose UNESCO In convention, the Legion wen 1 on record as opposing UNESCO as far as US participation is concerned. That led to the Truman remark that "the Legion doesn't know what it is talking about." Here's Mahon's statement: "Mr. Truman calls the Legionnaires kids. We could give him a lew examples of the 'kids' in the Legion, like some of our outstanding generals — Gen, Marshall, Gen. Mark Clark, Gen. McArthur, and at one time, the local Legion Post had Gen. Jonathan Wainright on its roles. "Of course, there's the greatest Legionnaire of them all — President Eisenhower. "And on the local level, we have such men as our own Judge H. G. Partlottf. Judge Advocate of the state of Arkansas, who helps for- muhite the policies of the Legion. "We have an Arkansas attorney, Sam Rorex. who helped write the GI Bill of Rights and who is on the National-Executive Committee. No Politics "His assistant and successor is a successful doctor and businessman of El Dorado. Dr. Garland Murphy. "This is the type of men Mr. Truman calls 'kids'. "As for the Legion in politics, it never has and never will play partisan politics, bu' it will always speak out against anything that is the least bit pink, much less red, and who could better be on the lookout for Communism than tiie men who fought it and know its operations?" manage to squeak through. By the French constitution Algeria is an integral part of France itself. The French rejected U.N discussion of the issue as interference in the internal affairs of France. The government is in the process of giving the protectorate of Tunisia home rule, and is promising some steps in that direction to the other protectorate. Morocco. But Faure has declared the only possibility for Algeria is "integration" with France. He never has defined that word precisely, but appears to mean the gradual raising of the . economic and political status of Moslem Algerians. Hayti Negro Is Killed In Auto Accident The bureau said the storm was centered at daylight near Cape Hatteras, N.C., moving northward at about 20 miles an hour. The center of the disturbance was expected to reach eastern New York state tomorrow morning. The anticiapted path of the storm lay through Pennsylavnia, New York the state. City Is Hot Spot And almost half of the entire county increase was in Blythoville City voters,, apparently with an eye to the mayor's election and aldermanic contests, purchased 6,146 poll taxes this year coin- by pared to 4.638 last year — an in' crease of 1,508, or 25 per cent. Two candidates already have of 2,101. indicating that interest in the state, across Lake Ontario and into Canada, the bureau said. New England and a corner of northeastern Ohio were pxwected to be affected. In Hazel's Path This \vas practically the path Hurricane Hazel took last Oct. 15 when she swept up from Haiti through the Carolinas, past Washington and Baltimore, into Pennsylvania and then onto Canada. She left in her wake 177 dead, 9fl in the United States end 78 in Canada and damage estimated at 100 million dollars. This cyclone is different from a hurricane since it is generated by conflicting warm and cool air bodie.v A hurricane is sparged by warm air. Heavy rain alerts have been IF- HAYTI—Elmer Godrich, 52-year- sued by weather stations, warning of old Negro of near Hayti, was killed [the possible flooding of some streams, in a two-car r 'on two miles : forecasters said. Storm warnings were up oU Nc\v to'England and from Block Island. R.I., to Atlantic City, N. J. from thrre to Hatteras, small craft warnings were flying. The bureau said it expected rainfall in the affected region to average about three inches, but that in some places might have as much ;is five inches. A steady five-hour downpour Godrich was pronounced dead on!brought 3.16 inches of vain to Uie arrival at Pemiscot County Me-! Washington area by l a.m. Est morial Hospital in Hayti. ! After that the fall was lighter but Both cars had been traveling shortly after daybreak the rending north of Hayti Route "P" 11:15 p.m. Wednc ,y. according Missouri Highway Patrolmen. Tropers .said Godrick's 1947 Chrysler coupe rammed into the rear of a 1946 Buick driven by James Gammon, 38, of Warclell causing the Godrich car to go into a ditch. After Goodrich was thrown from the car, the vehicle rolled over him, crushing his body, trooper stated. north, trooper said. Cyprus Reinforcements LONDON Wi — A battalion of infantrymen left Britain by air today to reinforce troops on strife-torn Cyprus was 4.54 inches, the highest since Hurricane Connie brought 5.44 inches of rain to the capital Aue. 12. Intermittent rain was expected through the day. Firemen with boats removed about 100 persons from flooded homes in the area of North Brentwood, Md.. a Washington suburb. She's OK Now, But Mother Given Scare: Sees Baby Hanging by Neck A Blytheville mother today was quietly thankful and once more composed after a harrowing experience yesterday when she found her 18-month-old daughter hang- Ing unconscious from a washing machine. Sandra Kay Bailey, the child, wan reported resting comfortably with apparently no serious Injury nt Dlylhcvllle Hospital lorlay. Yesterday, M Mil, Jtmci B«Uey of 927 Clark, left the child for "just a second," Sandra Kay climbed on her little rocking chair which stood at the washing machine. As she put her head between the wringer and the edge of the machine, the chair slipped from beneath her, leaving Sandra Kajr hanging by her neck. Fortunat-1;, It. \vns then that, Mri. Btlley cam* b»ck Into th* room, "She couldn't have been there more than a few seconds." Mrs. Bailey said. Anyway, Sandra Kay was unconscious and was rushed to the . hospital where she was found to be suffering from strangulation. She responded to treatment, however, and Mr«. Bailey hopes she would be dismissed today, X-r:i-s. !"rs. """-v j.i'd, showed DO twuent oeck injury. city elections here is probably greatest factor in the increase. Reason However, as one county oflicial pointed out. there is always an increase in poll taxes in years with primary elections coming up and! that probably accounts for much of : \yard I the increase in the remainder of w . lrd ir taxes for this year compared to last year show Ward TV with the greatest percentage increase at 31 per cent. in the remainder of filed for mayor. tne county. They are incumbent E, R, Jack- The Osceola District total for this son and Second Ward Alderman year of 6,748 is 1,379 more than last Toler Buchanan. Buchanan has year, criticized the present administra-l Only Bowen and Canadian Town- Ward I is second with a 27 per cent increase, Ward II next with a 25 per cent increase and Ward III up 17 per cent. Here is a table showing comparative totals: 1954 1055 Incr. 1,741 2.384 643 1,473 1.040 467 Ward III 1,031 1.241 210 Ward IV 393 581 188 .. 4.638 6,146 1,508 Dreamed of HeavyweighfrTitle: Two Hungry Children Die After i BM I t: °' Hunting Garbage Cans for Foodj" Both Poland, Philippines Fall Short By MAX HARRELSON UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. (AP) — The U. N. General Assembly was plunged into a new East-West deadlock today when it failed on the first ballot to settle the hotly fought contest for a Security Couneil seat Neither Communist Poland nor he Phiippines, supported by the United States, received the two- thirds majority required for election. The Assembly immediately began balloting again in the hope of breaking the stalemate. The vote was 34 for Poland and 33 for the Phillipines. Thirty nine votes were required. The voting climaxed a campaign n which the Communists asserted ;hat failure to elect Poland would harm international cooperation and endanger the spirit of Geneva. The United States charged that Poland was not qualified for the post. Cuba and Australia were elected without contest to fill two other council seats. BeTore the voting, both Poland and the Philippines had claimed enough votes for election. May Reconsider Yugoslavia has insisted it would not run, but informants said it might reconsider ii it were sought as a compromise choice. Russia and Poland depicted the contest as a test of the "Geneva spirit" and warned that defeat of Poland would endanger the slowly developing East-West harmony. The Communist" states charged that by backing an Asian state, the United States breached a London big power agreement of 1948 allocating-one nonperma-nenfc-eotffl— cil seat to Eastern Europe. The United States says the agreement was only for 1946, not forever. Elsewhere in the U.N.: The GO-nation Social Committee handed Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold a sharp rebuff when it scrapped his suggestion that it turn the thorny question of self-determination for subject peoples over to a temporary committee. Hamniarshjold Scored It voted 36-18 with three abstentions to discuss proposed human rights treaty drafts with the self- determination issue. Dunne: the debate dplegates scored Hammarskjold for interfer- I ing- in any question that was being ! debated by a committee and ac| cased him of exceeding his author| ity by making his suggestion. I In the Political Committee, Czechoslovakia said she favored "in principle" early establishment of an International atoms-for-peace agency, provided it is kept open to all countries including East Germany and Red China. Former President Harry S. Truman called on Hammarskjold last nipht and later held a brief news conference. He blamed "America Firsters" for the American Legion convention vote against UNESCO id said "UNESCO's all right." Hy HUGH MULUGAN i iM'u ui\n r 'VNSi-\P) —Two small starving brothers, who each dreamed of someday, growing'up lo Ve iicavvwcigght champion of the world, died yesterday after days ot bog- line scraps of food from door to door and eating out of neighborhood trash cans. YMCA Work gmg scraps Six-year-old William Bauuhman Dolores, the oldest fn'rl, told polir-i* Jr died with a pU';t for food on the brother had bren eating out his lips •'Please, jnay I have a'of an empty mustard jar found ham sandwich?" lie murmured to under the wooden tenement. Doc- hospital attendants. : tors believe it was contaminated. Seven-year-old Lawrence, who: Police went to died 12 hours la (or, never re- yrstordny when n ft«- police: plained the children were out bop" hours of the day and d been drinking wine the squalid room neighbors i-nm- rained consciousncs: removed him, frail and convulsed, gin _ at, all hon from the shabby, one-room apart-i mirh! am, had children. The family had applied for as sistance from the Louisiana Wei fare Department. Miss Lillie H Nairne, head of the New Orleans office, said the mother gave no indication that her husband was too ill to work or that their situation was an emergency. A follow ment where the B:uighmans lived from with their seven children. *"' The five girls, ranging in :| S° of from 1 to 9, were placed in foster j homes. Parents .lailt'd Police jailed William Bauphman, 29-year-old unemployed long- bottles. One worn- j up letter went unanswered by ihep win _ _ , For Tuesday Workers in the city division of Blytheville's YMCA campaign were rclcnsed today by division leaders — Mrs. Walter Day, John Caudill, James Terry and Bill Williams. They will meet Tuesday morning" at 7:30 at. the Y offices for coffee and donuts, utter which they'll be- v . she- couldn't sleep because | Baughmans. shoreman, and his 38-year-old wife, booking Vhftm for criminal neglect pending forma! charges. Laboratory tests and toxologion 1 examinations were scheduled after Negro Teachers Course Tuesday Dr. C. M. McKinloy of Arkansas State College will he in Blythcville Tuesday at 7 p.m. for a class in the teaching of rending. The cltiss will convene at Harrison High School and is for Negro teachers In the Blythevllle system. However, It was pointed out, teachers from over Mississippi County and Sor'hcast Missouri arc tovUed u> attend. up and down the street," said Mrs. Evelyn Scnllan, a next-door neighbor. to bury the two children: poured .m after B.iughman • saidj IIP would have to nwiiit assistance j from iiis i-.tihi'V in Aradin. Tex., i because n burial insurance policy j hiul lapsed two months ago. ! •Tin a fii'k man," he said. "I have a IHTVC; sickness. I've been nervous since T wns born." Only $7 Worth Ho said ho left his last job two weeks ago to .seek admission to a Vett-nms Administration hospital. Since then, the family Hved on 57 worth of food chits provided by nuns nt a nearby convent. Bntmhmun, a gaunt, thin man who looks older than his 29 years, .said his sons wanted to grow up to be fighters, "like Rocky Marciano." His wife, a frail woman in a so""d pink dre'-s, tearfully insisted she hud done her best for tiae Weather the 60s southeast. Maximum yesterday—71. Minimum this morning—42. Sunrise tomorrow—6:00. Sunset todny—5:27. Mean tempera Hi re—56.5. Prcctpltiitlon 2-1 hours (1 a.m. to p.m.)—none. Precipitation Jan. 1 to date— WM. This Date Last, Year Mnxlmum yoNtcrdny -80. Minimum this mornlm;- 64 l to date—M.78. Workers are: • Mrs. C. L. McWaters, Bailey Turplpy, Ray Hall, James Nebhiit, E. R. Mason, Frank Ashley; Byron Nail, Hardy Aston, Joe Tneschmann, Harry Begun, Billy | Bnone, A. O. Hallman, Alex Hill, . •••--,.;-.77-ii-i j j^, pnce, Charles Ray Newcomb, . j Barney Crook; ARKANSAS; Fair | Whimov Morgan. Keith BilbreV, afternoon, tonight,: Cfic]1 j^f]^ Mrs> j oe Roach, Hsi:ik Dodd, Kemper Bnuon, Hugh Caffey, Herb Childs, Ben Henderson, Dick White; Fred Sahdefur, Connie Modinger, Linmard Johnson, Mrs. Orlic Parker, Bill Racier, Freeman Robinson, Hubert .Seymour, Jimmy Brooks, James Manlcy, Jimmie Stevenson, John Mnyes. Clarence Johnson, J. L. Westbrook. Eric WhiUey, NORTHEAST and mild this and Saturday, continued cool tonight. HlRh this rJternoon luw to mid 70s, low tonight in the 40s. MISSOURI—Generally fair west, partly cloudy east this afternoon; north to northwesterly winds 15-25 mph; generally fair tonight and Saturday; low tonight 38-45; hich Saturday around 70 northwest to Lone Girl ST. LOUTS (.<?> — This will be * week to be remembered In th« Cntron family. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert L, Catron, tho first girl In th* family In 75 yeera.

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