The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 15, 1955 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, October 15, 1955
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS ! DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. LI—NO. 174 Blythevllle Courier BlythevUle Daily Newi Blythevllle Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1955 TEN PAGES Published Daily Except Sunday SINGLE COPY FIVS CENT* Chick Offense Sparkles In 31-13 Victory The Blylheville Chickasaws put on their most dazzling offensive exhibition of the season at Haley Field last night with a 31-13 conquest of Malvern's Leopards. It was the first time the two teams ever met. * The game was a clash of two great offenses, and was highlight- Public Is Invited To See First B57's Arrive at AF Base The Air Force has invited the general public to be on hand for the arrival of the first B57's at Blytheville Air Force Base but has asked the civilians to obey a few ground rules. Col- Gordon D. Timmons, base 4 commander, pointed out today that he wants those who are interested to be on hand for the arrival of the planes at about 10:50 a.m. Monday. But he also stated that the Air Force is in no position to hold an "open house" right now. It only owns a lew dormitories and a dining hall and must in no way interfere with construction now in progress. A crowd of several thousand could interfere more than somewhat, Timmons pointed out. Orders of Day Here's the program for those who Would like to see the new jets on their arrival: Entrance will be at the south gate. Personnel will be on hand to direct parking at the south end of the ramp. Guests must remain behind the fence at the operations building until aircraft cut engines and clearance is given fc>r presence of civilians on the ramp. Then, one B57 will be ready for inspection along with possibly one or two other training ships. "We don't have sufficient personnel to handle a large, full-dress open house right now. And we must not interfere with contractors who are working on projects," he stated in explaining why the Air Force feels it can't hold an open house at this time. France Faces Possibility Of New Election PARIS I/PI— The possibility of new general election In Prance was posed today by the impending vote on a question of confidence in the government of Premier Edgar Faure in the National Assembly. Most of the deputies were in their home districts for the weekend getting the reaction of the voters to Premier Faure's Algerian policy, on which the Assembly will vote Tuesday. The premier demanded the vote of confidence .when it appeared he was headed for certain defeat. He has proposed a policy of limited reforms in Algerian economics, agriculture and politics, including free elections and consultation with the Algerians themselves. Algeria is considered a part of France itself. But 320,000 troops are in North Africa fighting rebt bands and most o. those troops are in Algeria. By asking for a vote of confidence, Faure automatically postponed a showdown, thus winning time for political maneuvering. Last of Troops Leave Austria VIENNA Wr— The last American combat troops left Austria today, to end 10 years of Allied occupation. Nine H.S. officers, three enlisted men and two cwilians stayed behind to clean up real estate matters. They, and a few remaining British officers, will leave before Oct. 25, deadline for the withdrawal of all Big Four troops from Austria. All French and Russian military men have left, under terms of the recent treaty granting Austria independence. The U.S. troops left Salzburg fpr assignments In Germany and Italy. They were the last of some 70,000 Big Pour troops who occupied Austria after World War II. At one time 18,000 American soldiers were stationed in the country. Bonds Are Forfeited Arnold Hicks and Bernard M. Hill both forfeited bonds of $19.75 on charges of speeding this morning in state esses heard in Municipal Court. J. R. P«yne was found guilty of pawing » stopped school bus «nd was fined $10 find cost«. The fine Is to '•« suspended during good bc- luvior. Integration Foes Criticize Federal Court's Ruling Order Prohibiting Interference At Hoxie Is Issued LITTLE ROCK Wl — A Federal Court order prohibiting interference in the re-opening; of racially integrated public schools at Hoxie Ark., brought, shai^)-criticism from pro-segregation leaders last night. The temporary order, issued by U.S. District Judge Thomas C. Trimble, resulted from a suit filed Thursday at Jonesboro by the Hoxie School Board and School Supt. K. E. Vance. Several organizations and individuals were accused of threatening to induce parents to keep their children out of school. Named In Order Named in the temporary order, which is effective until Oct. 21, a day after. another hearing is scheduled, are: Herbert Brewer, head of a Hoxie group seeking to maintain segregated schools; Amis Guthridge of Little Rock, attorney for White America, Inc., and James D. Johnson of Crossett and Curtis Copeland of Hot Springs, leaders of the White America Council of Arkansas. About 25 Negroes were integrated with about 1,000 white pupils when school opened last summer. Schools, closed now to permit rural children to help with the cotton harvest, Oct. 24. are scheduled to re-open "Totally .Unfounded" Guthrtdge, unsuccessful candidate I'or Congress in 1950, said last night that allegations of violence or threats of violence "are totally unfounded." "I know of no premise that would even indicate that Federal Court can force parents to send their children to school." He said he thought the suit by the Hoxie board was in retaliation fo a suit which he filed, charging the board members with misconduct. Johnson, a former state senator and unsuccessful candidate for attorney general last year, also said accusations of violence are "untrue." He called the charge "false and damaging" and said the plaintiffs will get a "chance to provide the charge in Federal Court." Oil oh Waters Wasn't Soothing The Blytheville fire department answered a call at 7:15 yesterday morning to the Bert'Trumble residence, .1037 W. Walnut, and found a fire in the family swimming pool. It happens Mr. Trumble had poured kerosene oil on the surface of the water to kill mosquito larvae. The extermination job done, he was preparing to burn the oil off the water when the blaze roared near the branches of nearby trees. By the time flremen arrived, the blaze had subsided and the only thing Trumble had to show besides a successful antl-mosquito campaign was a good scare. Time Didn't Matter PORT CHESTER, N. Y. f>Pj—The stork brought him seven hours to early, but they named him Dwight D. Eisenhower anyway. Mrs. Donald Elsenhower of Ar- mohk, N. Y., had her baby Thursday »t the Port Chester Hospital, seven hours before the President's tfth birthday. great eo with plenty of thrills as every touchdown was scored or set up by spectacular long runs or pass completions. Blytheville's two great offensive weapons, Charles Abbott and Freddy Akers, put on fine exhibitions of running and the entire Chickasaw team provided the most thorough and devastating blocking seen here this year. The Chicks rolled to 357 net yards on the ground with Akers and Abbott providing 282 of the total — 148 for Akers and 134 for Abbott. Punt Runbacks In addition, Akers returned three punts for a total of 108 yards, one of which was a 75-yard touchdown return. Akers scored two touchdowns, passed to James Privett for a third and kicked one extra point in five attempts. Blytheville's other scoers were made by Abbott and Hodge. Malvern's fast split-T attack turned out to be as good as had been expected. Phillip Nix was quick and smooth in the quarterback slot and the Leopards had a real workhorse in speedy fullback Charles Draper, number two man behind Billy Bankston. Draper got over half of Malvern's rushing yardage with 135 yards in 23 carries. He was particularly effective on the pitchout, going wide to the outside. He was always a threat and the Chicks' had difficulty solving the play. But Malvern was contained by AND THEN, AWAY! — Freddie Akers, spirited little Blytheville tailback, once again demonstrated his determination last night -when he went 75 yards on this punt return. Seemingly tackled here, later hemmed in at the sideline by three Malvern Leopards, Akers threaded his way through to the safety of rock-ribbed Chick blocking and a touchdown. (Courier News Photo) In Hour-Long Debate: the Chicks plays, both except times over two pass Chick re- Butler Raps GOP Foreign Policy; Hall Defends It By STAN CARTER serves in the backfield, good for 36 and 42 yards and two touchdowns. Hole Opens Blytheville's first score came early in the game when the Leopards' initial charge was halted at the Blytheville 20. * On the second Chick play, Akers cut through the left side of the line with excellent blocking and raced 65 yards to the Malvern eight before being grabbed from behind by Nix. He finished the job on the third try, going into the end zone on a T handoff from the one. Following the kickoff, the Chicks again held and Malvern had to kick. The ball was downed on the Blytheville 30. Two plays later the Tribe had its second TD and the makings of a rout could be detected. Abbott started the drive off with a beautiful 33-yard scamper to the Malvern 42. On the next play, end Pred Hodge came steaming wide on an end around, picked up a terrific key block by guard Jodie Hall and pounded all the way for the score. The Chicks held their 12-0 edge through the rest of the first quarter and got their third TD drive underway at the opening of the second. More Blocking Akers, trying to pass, appeared caught, but the little scatbaek decided to run and picked out his field carefully with some quick maneuvering and cutbacks, took advantage of several terrific blocks by Abbott, end Fred Rounsavall and others and dashed 42 yards and a first down on the Malvern 23. A few plays later Akers, tryjng a running pass, spotted James Privett free at the goal line and laid the ball neatly in his arms for the score. Malvern caught the Chick defense napping midway in the second period and Nix tossed to Lloyd Jordan for a touchdown pass play covering 36 yards. Billy Bankston converted and that's the way the half ended, 18-7. Akers came up with another scintillating run midway in the third period. The Chicks held Malvern and forced the Leopards to kick. The ball went to Privett on -the Blytheville 25 and he worked the criss-cross handoff to Akers, who darted wide to the left, almost getting trapped at the 30. Finds Lane He cut back sharply at the sideline, was hti and appeared to be See CHICK on Page 10 CHICAGO (AP) — Democratic National Chairman Paul M. Butler says the Geneva summit conference was a Communist success because of a "huckster approach to foreign policy by the Eisenhower administration. . Republican National Chairman Leonard \V. Hall countered in a debate last night that President Eisenhower and his Cabinet have brought America peace and prosperity. "Nowhere in the - world is an •£ enemy soldier shooting at an Amer-| ican boy today," Hall said. ; The chairmen of the Republican' and Democratic N a tionaLC.o mm it- tees offered contrasting views of the present domestic and foreign problems—and their effects on the 195G elections—to-the annual meeting of the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce. A national radio network—CBS—broadcast the hour- long debate. "This whole huckster approach to foreign policy is damaging our world position," Butler asserted "The Republicans were so easer to make Geneva look .successful, that they glossed over most of the real problems during the meeting at. the summit (tin's summer between President Eisenhower, Russia's Premier Bulganin. Britain's Prime Minister Eden and France's Premier Faure. premature Letdown "Looking back, nearly everybody now agrees that all the peace publicity brought about a premature letdown among the Western Powers, with the result that the Russians have turned Geneva into a Communist success. "In my opinion, ns a result of Geneva, the American people and the people of the free world are not as militant today. We have not strengthened our position ideologically. On taking office, Hall answered, President Eisenhower "recognized immediately thai communism was a world menace" and took steps to face it. He said the governments of Guatemala and Iran were friendly to the Soviets When Eisenhower was elected, but now those governments have been replaced by friends of the United States. Hall said, seemed endless war." Korea, must ar "Dwight D. Eisenhower went to Korea. . . . Soon after, the Korean war came to an end. I think that is n tremendqus accomplishment. "They (the American public) like this peace with prosperity." Butler said in answer: "Peace Without Honor" "Mr. Hull may say his party won peace in Korea, but the terms were such that Sen. Knowland, :he then GOP Senate majority leader called it 'peace without honor,' " Hall said the Korean war might not have happened if the Truman administration had recognized that Sec GOP on Pace 10 Ike and Humphrey Talk Budget Today By MARVIN I,. ARROWSMITH DENVER (AP) — President Eisenhower, safely into the fourth week of convalescence, holds another Cabinet level hospital conference today with joyful observance of his 6oth birthday still fresh in mind. Secretary of the Treasury Hum-*- phrey was flying in from Washington for an afternoon bedside meeting with the President. Humphrey planned a news conference later at the Denver White House. The Eisenhower-Humphrey talk probably will deal with federal budget problems, particularly administration officials' fading hopes for bringing spending income and outgo into balance^for tofi^year ^—^ :„ „ tm _ rieckM . OreJ Six Killed As Bus Rams Into Truck MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. l > - Six ending June 30. The hasn't discussed such since he suffered a ••moderate" heart attack three weeks ago today in the early morning hours. Returning to Denver with Hum- been shuttling: between here and Washington as top liaison man between officials in me capital and the recuperating President. The accent on recuperation wns way. really celeb rated the bath .,n- mversary of his birlhda\ . j There "were gifts galore and the' n rs h™» d " us « re klllt ' d and 20 othcrs i.'i _ _ ...... ---- . nt .ji,_.,] _ injured—several reported critical— today when it crashed into a parked semitrailer truck. Capt. Oetlen Jarvis of the Michi- condition in hospitals. jiirvis said six vcrc killed when the big. new bus crashed into the w idcn|ifle[1 by stato U.S. Risks Prestige In UN Tiff Backs Philippines For Council Seat By TOM HOGE UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. (AP) — The United States risks serious loss of prestige in the U. N. today as its all-out fight to win the Philippines a Security Council seat faced possible defeat at Soviet hands. The U. S. delegation appeared* ^— • IQ-nation General As- optimistic. It contended Russia suffered a stinging rebuff yesterday in its failure to push through Poland's bid for the disputed council seat after four deadlocked ballots in the sembly. But many observers felt the United States could derive small comfort from Poland's defeat. They pointed out that, by switching its support to Yugoslavia, Russia stands a good chance of blocking the Philippines and winding up on the winning side. Vote Again Tuesday The Assembly will resume balloting Tuesday. Behind-the-scenes maneuvering, • meanwhile, could do much to change the picture, but at this stage most observers felt the Philippines had a slim chance. On the sixth and final ballot the vote was 29 for the Philippines to 28 for Yugoslavia. This was the lowest tally for the Philippines on the six bnllots. The U. S.-backed candidate started out on the first ballot with 33 to 34 for Poland and steadily gained until the third ballot, when it fell only one short of the required 39. One veteran dipomat expressed belief the United States made two tactical errors: 1. By insisting that an Asian state should get the seat the Americans probably alienate? number of wavering countries who were impressed by Russia'; charges that this oreaclied the 1946 London Big Power agreemnt allocating a nonpermanent seat to an Eastern European power. The United States has contended this commitment only held good for 1946, but many diplomats feel it was a gentlemen's agreement that should still be observed. 2. By placing the Communist issues, campaign on the United States may have helped beat Po- believed Soviet's Brass Hold Top-Level Talks in Crimea Russia'i Lin* for Big 4 Conference Said to B« Topk MOSCOW W) — Soviet Premier Bulganln and Communist party boss Nikita Khrushchev are holding top-level conferences in ths Crimea with their chief military, trade and political aides. It was widely supposed here that the Soviet line for the Hg Tour foreign ministers conference in Geneva, President Eisenhower's latest letter to Bulganin on disarmament and preparations for the 20th Communist party congress to be held next February were being discussed. Molotov Absent Conspicuously absent from the talks at Sebastopol was Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov, who recently confessed to an Ideological error. ' . Tass, official Soviet news agency said the "leaders of the party and government" were assembled at Sevastopol. Among those reported present were A. I. Mikoyan, the foreign trade expert: Marshal George Zhu- kov. the defense chief; President Marshal K 1 e in e n t i Voroshilov; Navy Minister Adm. N. G. Kuz- netzov; A. I. Kirichenko. first secretary of the Ukrainian Comma- land. But U. N. circl' tha't as a result, the Americans j kov. would find it awkward to agree to Yugoslavia, if the Philippines dropped out. Yugoslavia is not a member of the Soviet bloc, but her nist party; and Adm. S. G. Gorsh- Communist label bulks big in the minds of many. More Friendship Russia may have, welcomed the chance to back Yugoslavia. It gave her an opportunity to follow up the friendly gestures of last summer when Premier Bulganin and Communist party boss Nikita S. Khrushchev made their pilgrimage to Belgrade to "normalize relations." Brig. Gen. Carlos P. Romulo, who would occupy the Philippines' semitrailer on U.S. 20. a four-lane [ seat in the event of victory, ex- hishwny. about six miles of I pressed determination to stay in the contest. "The fight is not over. We are still fiRhtini!," he declared. Elsewhere in the U. N.: In the Political Committee, three nations added their support to ly 2G persons 01 was bound from (lie bus, which Chicago to New flood of concrauilatory messages from the plain folks and the high The police cap-am, on the scene and the mighty nil over the world j shortly after the crash, suul one numbered, presidential aides ported, in the tens of thousands .! of the critically injured \vas the bus driver, Thomas Locke. 39. of "The mail room i.s full oi it and Chic.tpo. there are flowers all over the hos-l He said the bus rammed the rear pltal," James C. Hagerty, White; of the truck and the impact pushed House press secretary, told news- the front part some 10 feet to the men. And smile dent and Mart of the second deck. he added with a happy Irish i of his own that "The Presi-i and Mrs. Eisenhower are: deeply appreciative of the expressions of good wishes they have received." Probably the finest birthday Home Cooking GOUVERNEUR. N. Y. «P> —Mrs. Melinda Richards. 100 yesterday, credits home-cooked meals for her present Eisenhower received was j longevity word from his Fitzsimons Army Hospital doctors that yesterday. See IKE on Pase 10 •She's never had a meal in a hotel or restaurant in her life," said Lewis Cornell, her son-in-law. Britons Agree: Margaret's Marriage Is Set By MILTON MARMOR BINP1ELD, England HI—Britons agreed today it's all set^-Prlncess Margaret is going to marry RAP Group Capt. Peter Townsend, whether the news Is official or not. The Princess was on a romantic weekend date with Townsend at a stately English country place here deep in the heart of Windsor Forest after making a dramatic appeal for privacy. The rendezvous set the seal on the nation's mounting conviction that the only thing left to be fixed for the wedding ts the dale. . Ths royal f.-c.iily's press s-cre- | ury iMued (ram Cl»renc« House, the London residence of the Princess and Queen Mother Elizabeth, Margaret's plea for privacy, It was the first official statement relating to the Princess' recent personal' life. It said: No Announcement Planned "In view of the varied reports which have been published, the press secretary of the Queen Is authorized to say that no announce- cent concerning Princess Martfa-. ret's personal future is at present contemplated. '"Die Princess asked the prrss , rr-;-s ;'- ' -•-?', public will extend Margaret has highness their, customary courtesy and cooperation In respecting her privacy." Two oi' London's big morning newspapers interpreted this statement .as a conclusive sign the 25- year-old sister of Queen Elizabeth II plans to marry Townsend, '10- year-old divorced father of two children and a fighter pilot hero of the battle of Britain. Townsend, now British air attache in Brussels, is on home leave. Lord Plan to Wrd Roihennere's Dntly .pcrotnry in ex- declared flutly In n front-pDKC «r- (.'•(• pi'-' to her and, tide: royal Capt. Princ: "s Mr.rnn rot, and Peter Townsend plan to ma rry. Tha i is the deduction drawn from the Clarence House .statement." The liberal Ncw.s-Chroniclc said that by her appeal, the Princess has put her forthcoming- marriage to Townsend "beyond nil reasonable doubt." It predicted that the "royal engagement will shortly be announced." Even ns Britons scanned their morning pnpors eagerly for the latest details of the royal love story, the Princess and Townsend brcnkfnsted quietly her in nn old country house 10 miles from Windsor C.^iV nnd :ibout 25 milos west See MARGARET on Puffe !• Studying Ike's Letter? The presence of Zhukov and Kusjnetzov led to speculation that the pre-Geneva conference was being held to study the recent letter from President Eisenhower to Bul- ganin offering to consider the Soviet proposal to exchange mutual disarmament inspection teams at strategic ports and communication centers. The offer was contingent on the Russians giving consideration to the Eisenhower plan for aerial inspection and an exchange of military blueprints. Disarmament is a big question expected to come up at the Geneva conference opening Oct. 27, Peru's proposal that efforts be made to pool four pending atoms- for-peace resolutions in an effort to get unanimous Assembly approval. The resolutions, entered by India, Russia and the big Western Powers, call for another atomic conference and setting up an atomic agency. But they differ on how these projects should be carried out. Pakistan, the Netherlands and New Zealand favor merging the resolutions. The U. N. announced Russia has asked for a meeting of the Disar-j ========*==» mament Commission to prepare ilsi , , , report to the General Assembly! NORTHEAST ARKANSAS—Gen' erally fair with slowly rising tern- the mainj peratures this afternoon, tonight Traffic Cases Heard in Court James Stephens was found guilty of driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor and was. fine $100 and costs and 24 hours in jail in Municipal Court yesterday. In state cases, Buford Warren and Jake R. Williams both forfeited $19.75 bonds on charges of speeding. C. M. Puller forfeited a bond of $125 on a charge of hauling for hire \vithout a permit. Weather and Security Council. Disarmament is also topic on the political committee's | and Sunday. Monday partly cloudy agenda, but the Western Powers want discussion held up there until alter the Big Four foreign ministers have a chance to thresh it out and mild. High this afternoon mid 60s to low 70s, low tonight upper 30s to mid 40s. MISSOURI—Frost warning north when they meet at Geneva Oct. 21. portion; fair and warmer west, partly cloudy east today with brief Return Home NEW YORK (/P) — Former President Hurry S. Truman and Mrs. Truman left by train last night tor their home in Independence, Mo., after spending five days in New York City. Guest Suffers Attack DETROIT (/Pi — Edgar A. Quest, nationally-known poet of the Detroit Free Press, wns reported improved today after suffering a slight heart attack Thurday night. shower, extreme northeast; partly cloudy tonight and Sunday with brief showers northeast ftnd east- central; cool tonight with scattered frost likely north portion; cooler north and west-central Sunday; low tonight 35-I5; high Sunday 90j north to lower 70s south. Maximum yesterday—fi7. Minimum this morning—41. Sunrise tomorrow—6:07. Sunset today—3:26. Menu temperature—52. Precipitation 24 hours (T ».m. t* I p.m.)—none. Precipitation Jan. 1 to dite—43.16. This Hate Uit Ve»r Maximum yesterday--V3. Minimum this mornlns— 42. PreclplUlton J«. 1 w dMt—MM,

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