The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 17, 1956 · Page 12
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rAvn TwiiLiT BLTEHEVILLS (ARK.) COURIER NEWS House of Commons Wants End of Death Penalty in England By TOM OCIIH.TREE LONDON (AP) — The House of Commons ordered Prime Minister Eden's government last night to draft a bill abolishing the death penalty in Britain. Eden indicated he hoped the deputies would change their mind when voting time comes again. The House voted 293-262 to di- tenced for the muraer of a baby; reo? thf^vernment to introduce and Patrick Ross, 22, convicted legislation removing capital punishment from the statute books, either permanently or for some specified trial period to allow reconsideration. Cheers rang through the Commons chamber when the tellers announced the vote. Women in the public galleries excitedly waved their arms. Eden, whose government urged retention of the death ponalty, assured the House there would be "no undue delay" in introduction of the necessary legislation. But of killing an Indian. Presumably their sentences will be commuted to life imprisonment. Although the government wanted capital punishment retained, the vote to abolish technically did not constitute a defeat for the Cabinet. AH parties freed their members to vote as they wished. The government had expected to win by a small margin. Instead 37 of the Conservative majority and 4 Liberals joined the almost solid Labor opposition. • Hey/ever.—it mr.y—be- "make a considered statement of the consequences" of abolition. Spared Lives The House action apparently spared the lives of three young condemned killers awaiting hanging, Britain's only form of capital punishment. It was understood no death penalties would be carried out before the abolition legislation is introduced. Those now under death sentence include William C. Edmunds, 21, convicted of killing a 70-year-old woman; Robert J. Boyle, 24, sen- Ike's Brother Says Hell Run EL CENTRO, Calif. W) — "Knowing the Eisenhower and the way their minds work, I think Dwight will run," said Edgar Eisenhower, brother of the president. • "He has a job which isn't finished," the Tacorrm, Wash., attorney told newsmen yesterday. "And he doesn't like to leave anything unfinished." Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton Open Hlsh Low Close Mar 3577 3678 3574 3575 Ma v 3523 3524 3517 3523 July 3391 3396 3389 3392 Oct 3207 320S 3202 3206 New Orleans Cotton Obituary Mar May July Oct Open High Low Close 3572 3573 3571 3571 .... 362? 3523 3519 3523 3396 3397 3390 33M 3207 3208 3205 3208 months before the death penalty is officially lifted. The present parliamentary program is so heavy that the Cabinet may not •get a bill drafted for several months. And even ii the Commons repeats its vote, the House of Lords couid delay action for months more. Chicago Wheat Mar .... 21614 217% 21614 217i; May .... 212V.1 21314 312>/ 8 213Ji [Chicago-Corn Top Fuqitive Nabbed by FBI NASHVILE, Tenn. (<B — FBI agents arrested Thurman Arthur Green, 35, one of the agency's "10 most-wanted" fugitives, in his apartment here last night. . Director J. Edgar Hoover said Green escaped May 21, 1954, from the Washington State Penitentiary, Walla Walla, Wash., where he was serving a term of six years for robbery. : Earlier, Hoover said. Green had been convicted of robbery, burglary, possessing a concealed weapon and assault with intent to murder. Mar .... 129V 4 12934 129!4 129% May .... 133!/ 8 13334 i3sy 8 133% Chicago Soybeans Mar .... 250'A 25214 250'i 252% May .... 254% 25614 25414 256?8 July .... 257V 4 259 25714 SSSTs Sept. .... 242% 243% 242% 24314 New York Stocks A T and T 183 Amer Tobacco 77 Anaconda Copper 71 Beth Steel 148 Chrysler 72 Coca-Cola Gen Electric . ... Gen Motors . — Montgomery Ward N Y Central . ... Int Harvester . Republic Steel . . Radio Soconv Vacuum . Standard of N J Texas Corp Sears 1-2 1-2 1-4 3-4 72 :.-2 124 56 3-4 1-4 US Steel 53 1-2 Wade Infant Rites Tomorrow Homer Lueroy Wade, five-month- old son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Wade, of Promised Land community, died in Blytheville Hospital today. This child is survived by his parents and three sisters, Barbara Ann, Max.ine and Judy Kay. Services will, be held at Cobb Funeral Home chapel at 2 p.m. tomorrow. Burial will be in Cooler Cemetery. TANKS G. R. Alexander Succumbs in Ohio George R. Alexander, of Hamilton, Ohio ,died at his home there this morning after a lengthy illness. ; He was the father of Mrs. E. R. Alley, of Blytheville. Services will be held in Hamilton Monday. Test Real Thing NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (.Tj— During a routine test run, one fire fighter smelled smoke and another spotted flames, shooting from a truck in front of them. They chased the truck for several blocks along a busy highway and extinguished a fire in two blankets in the truck. Hotel Gives In LAS VEGAS, Nev. (ffV-The Aqua Hotel, -which had a no-gambling policy, has filed for reorganization under the Federal Bankruptcy Act. Slot machines will be installed as part of the reorganization plan, said John Porter, attorney for the hotel. (Continued from Pag* M whether Eisenhower took .direct action — either personally or through aides, with him in Georgia — was not clear. Hagerty referred all questions seeking clarification to the State Department. How the Arab nations would re- aot to ;he sudden reversal was something only time could tell. The United States (s .about to enter negotiations with Saudi } Arabia for renewal of an agreement under which this country maintains an Air Force base at Dahran in that country. That country. That 1951 agreement expires in four months, but it has a provision for a five-year renewal. U. S. private interests also have extensive oil developments in Saudi Arabia. Ordered Last ..Sprint The State Department's original explanation was that 'Saudi'Arab- ia had ordered the 25-ton Walker Bulldog Innlcs last spring under a 1951 arms assistance agreement with this country, and that the sale had been approved early last fall. Press Officer White said they would be used in connection with a U. S. military training mission's operations there. The wisdom of going through with the cmmitment now .was vigorously questioned by Senate Democrats last night in an hour- long attack which kept the senate in session overtime. Republicans, including GOP Leader Knowland of California, listened in silence. "This sale." said Sen. Humphrey (D-Minn), "looks incredible when Israel has been begging to buy arms and has been repeatedly refused. . . . The Soviets must be laughing out loud." The chipping sparrow is the smallest of all sparrows, weighing less than one ounce. Twice in Some Day TULSA, Okla. 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Doors open a full 70°—as much as 25° wider than other trucks. Most restful ride in any truck is yours with full foam rubber, 5 inches in seal, 3 inches in seat back .; j offered with 13 other extras in Custom Cab, low added cost /•' Only Ford Trucks have new deep-center Lifeguard steering wheel. Helps protect driver from contact with steering column in case of accident. Only Ford Trucks have new Lifeguard door latches, to help guard against doors springing open in an accident. No extra cost! Ford seat belts available at low added cost. Get the Be& I/glue Dating Our PHILLIPS MOTOR COMPANY BromHray 4 ChMcotawbo Ptiom 3-4453 -GREAT TV, FORD THEATRE, WMCT 8:30 P.M. THURSDAY. Third Party Has Its Candidate raBNTON, N. J. UP) — Henry J. Krajewskl is the nation's first official candidate this,year for president of the United States. The 43-year-old Secaucus tavern owner and former ipg raiser filed a petition as candidate for the American Third Party yesterday with New Jersey's secretary of state. Krajewski ran for president in 1952, but his official balloting was limited to New Jersey. He said he would campaign this year "as far as the pocketbook lets me." but he was "asking for no contributions." PLANE (Continued from Page 1) hospital. Names of the dead and missing were withheld. The B52, which has a wing spread of 185 feet and eight huge burboipi engines, flew apart in three great flaming sections aft- th'e second explosion. 'It looked like ball of fire,' said A.l.C. John Stowe of Parks Air Force Base. "Then it broke up nto littler balls of fire." The Air Force said the bomber had caught fire and exploded in light. There was no explanation. Young Grandmother HXTNTINGTON, W.Va. W) —Mrs. Herman Burd, a 36-year-old grandmother, has given birth^td her 18th child, a daughter. ,. AIR BASE (Continued, from Page 1* Westbrook Jr., presided. ' Projects include an investigation of Title 1 of the federal housing act dealing with loan provisions for repair work. The program may allow for more rehabilitation of homes, thus creating rental housing for base personnel. Studying the possibilities will be E. M. (Buddy) Terry and Jimmy Stevenson. Co-chairmen of a Fair Rental Committee were appointed. The group will seek to establish fair rental rates in Blytheville, both for renter and owner. Commercially, merchants were warned to check identification aganist signature, of endorser on federal cheeks A PROJECT discussed was the establishment of a Federal Credit Union on the base for personnel. Any abuse of credit buying, the group was told, is of no concern to the Air Force and must be handled by other channels. .•AiiuiliBi uiujua duaimcd was-the -FRIDAY, FEBRUARY IT, „.. "I '*" Accident Reported informing of merchants of various commercial activities connected with a base through a bulletin from the Retail Merchants Division. Next meeting was set for Feb. M. Recreation, Education, Religious, Welfare Services—Four subcommittees were set up, one to handle each division. Recreation will handle projects concerning sports, music, drama, arts and crafts, social events, youth programs and'literature. The group will meet March 6. Education will deal with adult education as a top project. Com- police reported a tingle accident on city street* yesterday. A oar driven by Bobble Clifton, of Blytheville Air Force Bale, collided with a pickup truck drvien by Frank Wasley, of 1906 W. Ash. Slight damage wa* reported to Clifton's car after the accident it Walnut and Third. mittee will meet on call. Religion group discussed a church contact program, the exchange of pulpits and choirs, meetings of, all religious- groups for special programs, and sponsorship of special days of celebration. Member!'will be informed of the next BMettni. Welfare services group will discuss projects at « meeting later, date to be announced. Publicity, Community Relations— • Discussion included the following projects: Air Force films for group showing, speakers bureau, newspaper column, radio programs, plan-' ning .for Armed Forces Day, Airman of the Month events, and fund drives. The group will meet again Feb. 28. MUSCLES ACHE Due to a COlOf DO THIS Mil—for flit r«li»f— Uka St. JosBph Aspirin. Firlt chol» o( millions bec«ul« it lp»«di inch toothing comfort. 200 tlbletl 7S(; too «^. Why piy more? *& St.Joseph Ffj ASPIRIN*^ \ II at Mead's The Only Exclusive Men's Store In Mississippi County Every man's a king •in care-free The "Head-Man Look"... his when he's wearing- McGregor Sportshirts. 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