The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 20, 1955 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 20, 1955
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FACITWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1958^ FFA INITIATION—These initiates into Blytheville Chapter of Future Farmers of America last week kept busy in addition to their regular high school assignments. As incoming members of the chapter they were required to be ready to shine the shoes of an older member on a moment's notice ... as they are doing here. (Courier News Photo) In His Memoirs: Truman Tells of Firing Byrne, Wallace, Ickes By ED CREAGH WASHINGTON (APj — "The important thing to remember," says Harry S. Truman, "is that the President is the only person in the executive branch who has final authority, and if he does not exercise it we may be in trouble." Subversion Charged in NAACP's Integration Crusade in Georgia ATLANTA HI — Georgia Atty.* Gen. Eugene Cook charged yester day lhat "subversion" is involved in the antisegregation crusade of; the National Assn. for the Advance- 1 A i. LJu|»|»v'e Will merit of Colored People. He implied Ml ftUOOJ « YT HI that he would seek to have the organization outlawed in the state. NEW YORK i/Pi— A woman whose fillllKnll'Jll uuiirtweu MI vur .-unic. 4.M^w I v^ruv '« '— « v>v/tm.n .n..™.~ In a presentation of what he I husband vanished after two weeks called "the ugly truth about the l of marriage 40 years ago now has NAACP" Cook declared that the j learned to her astonishment that orgaginzation is "misnamed" and! she probably will inherit $260,000 that its real design is "to force up- from his estate, on the South the Communist-inspired doctrine of racial integration and amalgamation." I He said his statements were j divorce for her. based on long invesiigation by his The woman, long since happily Her chance of doing so results f ,. om tne [ act that « lawyer once | f a i sc iy lo !d her he had obtained a remarried, is Mrs. Myra Duck of Brooklyn. She never heard of her first husband after he left her—until she learned that she likely will inherit staff and the staffs of Rep. Davis (D-Gai and Sen. Eastlanri (D- Missi. He added that he would welcome a chance to prove them in a court of law. In a speech prepared for delivery j more th an half his estate as the before the Peace Officers Assn. of I widow's share under New York la*. Georgia, ne said he wanted to make j She was married to Helge Nelson clear that "the issue involved is | in 1917. In the years after he left one not of race but rather of sub- her following their two-week mar- version." Iriage he built up a thriving auto NEW DESOTO — The 1956 De Solo Fireflite Sportsman hardtop takes on new length with its restyled color sweep an'd upswept rear fenders. Equipped with a 255 h.p. power plant, It Is ata of the company's most popular models. New Una may be seen locally at Motor Sa.les Co. parts business in Brooklyn. Tnen he) The 254 counties in Texas range, miles to Brewster's 6208 squar. retired, moved to IMami and died, j in size from Rockwell's HI square] miles. SEE JIMMIE FIRST" And so out of his Cabinet in the aftermath of World War U went Secretary of State James F. Byrnes, Secretary of Commerce Henry A. Wallace and Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes. They all, in Truman's opinion andj his own phrase, got too big for their breeches. The former President tells the story in the current installment of his memoirs, published in Life magazine. Most of it has been told before but there are some new sidelights—notably a feeling by Truman in 1846 that Wallace might well become » tool of the Communists. Speech Blamed Truman fired Wallace for making a speech critical of administration foreign policy. He tells of calling the then secretary of commerce to his office and listening to Wallace lecture on "the beauty of peace." "I have never doubted Henry Wallace's sincerity or honesty of purpose," Truman says, "but after this conversation I was afraid that, knowingly or not, he would lend himself to the more sinster ends of the Reds and those who served them." Wallace later. In 1848, was to run against Truman—on a third party ticket with Communist support. . Truman says Byrnes, his own choice for secretary of state, tried, to assume the responsibilities of the President—to make foreign policy and to keep Truman himself "completely in the dark" about developments at the Moscow conference of foreign ministers in 1949. "Trouble Maker" As for Ickes, Truman says the l..te secretary of the interior struck him as "a trouble maker ... a scold and a gossip," but "I was fond of him, in a sense, especially because he was not a special interests man." Building Industry Is Fast Becoming Storm Conscious By SAM DAWSON NEW YORK (AP) — Storms that have lambasted large sections of the nation with marked fury this year are making home owners, industrial management and the building industry increasingly hurricane and flood conscious. Hurricane-resistant w 1 n d o w s,« leakproof walls: wind and water defiant foundations, bridges and highways are prime topics today in architectural and construction circles. New paints and other surface coatings, as well as new construction materials and methods are being tested in laboratories. In addition to spectacular damage and destruction of many buildings and bridges, heavy rains and floods have ruined countless driveways, cellar walls and fllors and house roots this year. So, many a home owner Ls more storm conscious than ever. Sturdy Building Sturdy house building is very much more in the minds of would- be home owners now. Contractors say that one housing development lost roofs in wholesale quantities In one of (he big blows because builders had skimped on roof nails A lot of ideas on making big buildings hurricane resistant are being pushed. A New York skyscraper, the Socony Mobil Building, a 45-story stainless steel clad office structure will boas' 3.200 "hurricane resist ant" windows. One of the secrets is .1 double gasket seal of polyviny chloride. Given Test The Truscon Steel division of the Republic Steel Corp. which rie signed and made them says it hac them tested bv the Miami. Wind and University o water were hurled against sample windows a velocities equal to a 145-mile-an hour storm. Air pressure against the quarter-inch plate glass was around two thirds of a ton. The steel Industry Is touting the use of more steel reinforcement In concrete In highways, driveways and foundations. This summer's siorms left miles of roadbeds piles of rubble. Undermining by floods is another problem, but the steelmen say many road sur faces could have been saved with greater use of welded wire fabric In the cement. Police Should Have No Trouble LEXINGTON, Ky. W — After losing some valuable jewelry here, a visitor from Belfast, Maine, wrote police: "I either left them In the restaurant where I ate breakfast or In the tourist home wehre I stayed. I cun't remember the address of the tour- lit homi but It w«i about a U mia- ul* ride to the Lexlnfton trottlnc trick. At the restaurant when I •U I ut M > Ubta ..." Pine Bluff May Get Paper Mill PINE BLUFF, Ark. I/Pi — Dierks Forests, Inc., may build a paper mil! near here. The Interstate Commerce Commission at Washington yesterday was asked to authorize construction of 18 miles of new railroad in Howard County, Ark.. Intended, the application said, to carry raw materials for a mill to be built by Dlerks near here. However. Peter Joers, vice president, of Dierks, said at Mountain Pine, Ark., that it. still wasn't certain, despite the rail line application, that a plant would be built in this vicinity. He described the application as "just one step In a project," and said he could make no further statement at this time. Dierks has been making studies for more than a year looking toward a new paper mill. Arkansas and Oklahoma, in which the company has several operations, have been among states survevey. There have been rumors in Pine Blufi that the plant might be situated in this area, but filing of the Washington application was the first definite word. The application was made jointly by the Missouri Pacific and the DC Queen and Eastern Railway, the later a part of the Dierks holdings. Each company proposes to build 9.5 miles of the line. The Missouri Pacific would construct northward from Nashville and De Queen would build Ark. southeastward from Dierks, Mississippi's School Needs Are Stressed BILOXI, Miss. '/Pi—Oov. nominee j. P. Colemtin has advised Mississippi manufacturers the state must have better educatin If It wants more industry. Improvement of the people's education is the first step in bettering the economy, Coleinan told the Mississippi manufacurers association Tuesday. Coleman spoke at/er Gov. Hugh White told the manufacturers that, industry continually moves Into Mississippi. He predicted Mississippi soon will have an economy that balances agriculture with industry. "We haven't scratched the surface yet. but I am looking forward to the day when we will have a balanced program. It's coming. It's coming fast," White »ald. White urged manufacturers to "take Mr. Coleman by the hand and say 'we're going to help you with the economy of this great Mississippi'." /Boer <*•*» Part HOLLYWOOD 1*1—Former heavyweight boxing champion Max Baer has been signed by Columbia Pictures to portray » champ who ends the rise of a young giant. The picture U "The Harder They Fall," • Columbia spokesman said, and the role In reminiscent of the title fight In which Baer knocked out huge Pflmo Camera to win the heavyweight championship In IBM. Courier N«wi CUMltled Adi. Moggie May Get Oklahoma Invite OKLAHOMA CITY l.fl — If Princess Margaret of England Is still footloose and fancy free in 1!)57, she'll likely set an Invite to an Oklahoma shindig. The ."emicentennial Commission planning the state's ftOth birthday celebration met for the first time Tuesday. One of the first suRges- lions was to invite Princess Margaret. "The English flag mighth ave once flown over Oklahoma because It was part of the Carolina territory In 1663," said R. O. Miller, Oklahoma City columnist and commission member. "We may get Princess Margaret over here — If she isn't married by then." Wholesale Food Prices Fall NEW YORK W)—Wholesale food costs as measured by Dun & Bradstreet fell this week to their lowest level In more than five years. At M.OI, the Dun * Bradstreet wholesale food price Index was the lowest since the W.04 recorded In the week of June 27, 1*0, at the start of the Korean War. HIGH LABORATORIES illy !• referred to is the highest laboratory In the world. The In. stilule of Andean Biology, at Morococha, Peru, also claims this honor. The Peruvian laboratory is «t an attitude of 14,000 feet, compared with I4,15« feet for that on Ilount Ivanj. 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