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WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 20, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Averell Harriman Denies Shipping Firm Was Crooked By JA,MKS DEVLIN NEW YORK (AP) — U. S. Sen. Irving M. Ives, Republican candidate for governor, says a shipping firm once headed Obituary , by his opponent Avcvell Harriman paid $250,000 to a cr judge to obtain pier leases in New York harbor back i 1920s. •+ HiUTlman, Democratic - Liberal party nominee, denies emphatical- Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton (12:35 quotations) .. 3461 3462 3458 3494 3494 3491 .. 3513 3514 3511 .. 3507 3507 3502 Dec Mch May July New Orleans Cotton Dec ... 3461 3462 3458 Mch 3495 3497 3492 May 3517 3517 3513 July 3505 3506 3503 3459 3401 3511 3502 3459 3493 3514 3503 E. J. Potter Services Held LEACHVILLE — funeral services for Ernest Jelferson Potter, 73 who died at His home Wednesday, were held at Leachville Church of God, Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock with the Rev. E. E. Long officiating. Mr. Porter had made his home iu Leachville for 28 years and was UN's Disarmament Tiff Nearing Final Stage UNITED NATIONS. N. V. tAPi -- The U. N. cllsaniianlent rte- bate neared tlie decisive sUsie today as Bnii.sh Delesate Selwyn Uoyd prepared to outline Ills government's position on the critical East-West issue. BIG FOUR well known in this area. .Viiong survivors are his wife, Ihvee sons. Harry Potter of Pa.ru- sould. Hillman Potter of Leachville, Tnlmadge Potter of Marked Tree; live daughters, Mrs. Jane Mrs. Linnie Bplar, Mrs. body making improper payments i Ma ;.y 'Miller of Leachville, Mrs. in connection with a pier lease orJMyriie Rn c y of Padtlcah. Ky.. and -•'-- "— Mrs. Lenner Moore of St. Louis: ly thai he paid or knew of any- gtaggs body making improper payments I Ma ,. y Chicago Soybeans Nov 2721:, 274 271|. 2 2721/, Jan 276" 277'= 275V., 276':, Mch ... 27D 2793, 218 218'b _ May ... 279 280!:> 278% 279!i bany to New York with word that any other matter. 1930 Story The story about leases for two Tammany-controlled piers was told by lyes in a radio and television speech last night. It originally became' public knowledge in 1930. Republican and Democratic leaders today faced the question— was Ives' speech a bombshell or a dud? Hnrriman. former New Deal and "Pair Deal" diplomat and sccre- lary of commerce, accused Ives of a "baseless" attack in a 'desperate effort to bolster a faltering campaign," and said he believes the people will resent it. Ives' speech received unusual attention because of a double-action buildup. Mystery First, he cut short an upstate campaign tour and made a my- Chicago Corn Dec ... 152=i 152 7 i Mch ... 156'i 156 SB 156! 2 Chicago Wheat Dec ... 219'i 219'i 213'i 218'h Mch ... 22P 4 222 221 221 New York Stocks A T and T 171 1-8 Anicr Tobacco 595-8 Anaconda Copper 413-4 Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Tnt .Harvester Republic Steel Radio Socony Vacuum .. St\lde-Pak Standard of Texas Corp Sears U S Steel . Sou Pac ... 81 1-2 68 108 42 1-8 72 1-2 sterious midnight drive from Al- mporlant announcement would be made at 9 a.m. yesterday. Then, the announcement said lie would reveal in detail on television and radio a "shocking and startling" situation Involving Harriman. The unofficial word was that it would constitute a "bombshell" in behalf of Ives, who has been trail- ins, Harriman in several newspaper polls on the campaign, which has less than two weeks to yo. After Dewey's Job Ives and Harriman are battling ti succeed retiring Oov. Thomas E. Dcwey for one of the most influential state posts in American politics. . . one brother, Bob Potter of Curve, Tenn.; one sister. Mrs. Willie Powell of Ripley, Term.; 26 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Burial was in Leachville Cemetery with Howard Funeral Service in charge. W/'/son Infant Rites Held in Leachville LEACHVILLE •— Funeral services for Shirley Ann Wilson, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henri Wilson of Sommerville, Mo., were held at Leachville Baptist Church Sunday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock, the Rev. Harold White officiating. Surviving are her parents and two brothers, Bobby Don and Bit- lie Gene Wilson. Burial was in Leachville Cemetery with Howard Funeral Home in charge. Lloyd, co-author of a British- French proposal used as a basis for the discussions, speaks before the 60-nation Political Committee. He was expected to echo the sleep- ticnl tone voiced yesterday by U.S. [Delegate James Wadsworlh, who said nuTicans "suspect the So- voiet Union of planning world conquest behind their facade of disarmament statements." Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister ndrei Y. Vishinsky has held the recent spotlight in the debate with speeches which the Soviet bloc termed conciliatory. The disarmament debate re- .sinned in the wake of a double setback tor dogged Russian attempts to air aggression charges against the United States. Her haggling lor nearly three hours, the U.N. Steering Committee voted 12-2 last night to postpone for two weeks a debate on whether Soviet accusations of U.S. air and sou activity around Formosa anil tho China Sea should be put on the agenda. j It iU.so voted 7-5. with two ab- j Mentions, to hold oil debute for a similar period on Soviet charges jihiu NiuumultM China—Hbcued by j the United SlaU's—was waging pi- ratU-al altiirks on shipping bound I lor Ihe Ciuninunist Chinese main- i laud. • Til? vine came alter Britain mid Kraiu'p appealed to Vishinsky not j 10 cloud up Ihe rii,si\rmameni dis- , mission by dragging in the Furmo- sii issue. Sonic Western sources '.said they believed Vishinsky lost support for hi* current "peace I drive" with his bitter jibes against the Unilecl States. Chief U.S. Delegate Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. fhrtly denied the aggression charges und recalled thai when Moscow and Pciping brought similar claims before the Security Council In 1950. it "proved to be the prelude to aggression in Korea." "If Ihe revival of this subject iiiiluy also intended lo Wdr n plol lo commit iunhor aggression?" he asked. , 4 Ives told a TV-radio audience on 'a statewide network that the United N J 63 3-8 35 46 7-8 12 1-4 . 100 1-4 American Line, headed by Harriman as board chairman, paid the quarter-million dollars to Kings County i Brooklyn i Judge W. Bernard Vuuse in the mld-1920s. McMath Called In D-Y Hearing LITTLE ROCK W;—Former Gov, | Sid McMath has been subpoenaed to testify before the Senate Antimonopoly Subcommittee conducting hearings on the controversial Dixon-Yates power contract. Mt-MatJi said yesterday he would appeal- before the committee Friday. The Dixun-YHies contract in ~ volvps construction ol a plant at West Memphis Lo feed privately- produced electric power to the TVA sj stem. ' McMuih frequently has criticized Arkansas Power and Uyht Co. whose common stock is owned by Middle South Utilities, Inc., co- huilder of the proposed plant. McMnth said he would fly to Washington tomovvosv. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111.. (.'?!—(USD!—Hogs 6,500: barrows and gilts 25-50 higher than Tuesday; mostly 35-40 nicher: late trade dull with part advance lost, .sows 25 higher: boars steady lo 50 higher; bulk 180-220 Ib 19.2535; few lots mostly choice No. is and 2s 19.40-50; top 19.50 for about 50 hoari; 230-260 Ib 19.00-25; load 281 Ib 19.00; late practical top 19.25 for light hogs; moderate number 230 Ib and over down to 19.00; 140-180 Ib 19.00-25; sows 400 Ib down 17.72-18.25: over 400 Ib 1G.00-17.25; boards 12.00-15.00. Cattle 3,000; calves 1,000: trading rather slow; steers and heifers about steady; cows opened about .steady with Tuesday's average or 50 lower for week; bulls and vcal- ers unchanged; few loads average good to average choice steers 2l.QO-24.00; good to low choice heifers and mixed yearlings 19.5022.50; few utility and commercial 13.00-18.00; utility and commercial cows 9.00-12.00: few 12.50; most canners and cutters G-50-9,00; shelly fanners downward from 6.00; utility and commercial bulls 11.0013.00; gamier and cutter bulls 8.0010.50; good and choice vealers 18.00-22,00; few high choice and prime up to 24.00; commercial to low good 14.00-17.00; culls 8.0010.00, 'Prettiest' Donkey Sought DENVER (AV--The Young Democrate of Colorado are looking for the "prettiest donkey in the state" to display at a S7.50-a-plate party dinner here Saturday night. President Alex Keller said tha group will pay S5 each for the first four female donkeys delivered. Thailand Security Said Threatened BANGKOK (/Pi — The Bjulkkok Post, an American-edited daily, .said today that Thailand's intern- The senator said the shipping line I a) security is threatened by the 79 3-4 The case wa.s widely reported in 71 1-21 the press in 1930. Heiidl'ncs of 60 I newspapers of thai era were 4G 3-4; flashed on the television screen as ivev spoke. Losing* Money Democratic reputed to was losing money and wanted to yell its ships. It found a buyer, but on condition that dock facilities for (he vessels be marie available. "T a m in a n y controlled the docks," said Ives. Tammany is the Manhattan organization and is dominate (he lar^e Brooklyn and Bronx Democratic organizations in the city. Tammany backed Harriman for the Democratic nomination for governor against Rep. Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr., who later was nominated for attorney general. Tves said the shipping line obtained leases on two city-owned piers through payments to Vause. For four yeans, he said, the ••secret seemed to be safe" and "'iverything was happy until the spring of 1930, when the scandal broke loose." Charges This was uncovered, he said, during- investigation of Vause's fi- nanvs in another case. Ives said the judge ran a financial company on the side and was sentenced to six years in prison for swindling hundreds of poor people. There was no implication of Harriman being involved in this. Ives .said enormous sums of money were found in a bank account iii the name of a clerk in Vause's office and that R. H. M. Robinson, president of the steamship line, admitted knowing that Vause had been paid to get the leases. "Now what did Harnman have lo say aboyt all this?" asked Ives. "He blandly looked everybody in the face and said he knew nothmf whatsoever about it." presence in Cambodia of a 4.CCO- im'n Vietminh-led group and an uncertain clement among 300,000 Chinese there. The newspaper quoted Brig. Gen. C h a m r a s Manthukanond, Thai ninistcr to Cambodia ,BK saying the 4 QOO opevate as "free Cambodians" from a base south of Battambant; province near the Thai border. They reportedly get their orders direct from the Communist Victminh, who now occupy the northern hall of Viet Nam. SPECIAL! Genuine Foam Rubber MATTRESS and BOX SPRINGS Regular $129.95 Value Both For Only BUY NOW ON EASY TERMS! 99 WADE FURNITURE COMPANY Continued from Page I you know a young lady whose name is Susan Hayes?" Other Women? Mrs. Bonce said she had not and then Garmone vidtled that "it may develop during this trial that testimony in this case may divulge that Sam Shcppard may have had affairs with other women besides his wife." Judge Blythill steered the questioning away from the sex opinions of the prospective jurors. He told the defense that "we're not trying anyone for any sex offense. . . the court is satisfied it is not a proper line of inquiry here at this time." Corrigan told reporters yesterday thai he did not think Shcp- pard would get a fair and impar- Monday and yesterday have re- has twice asked Judge Slythln to postpone the trial and move it to another county. Two of the three jurors selected Moili i' and yesterday hae received copies ol a IhreatcmuR Icl- tor which were mailed recently tv several members of Ihe panel. The two, Mrs. Borke and Verllnger, said the letters did not influence them in any way. The third juror is Howard Barrish, a timekeeper at a steel firm here, Sheppard's aging father. Dr. Richard A. Sheppard. attended the morning session yesterday. Other members of the family said Ihe defendant's mother has been loo upset to attend. It's Official Now- Debbie and Eddie Are Engaged HOLLYWOOD M'i—The romance of actress Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher has flowered Into an official engagement. The bethrothrtl was announced last nifihl tay her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Reynolds of Bur- ballk. through her studio, MOM. It had been rumored for some time. Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Cantor will give an encasement party for Ih'J couple Saturday at the Beverly Hills Hoi el. Cantor helped discover Fisher. The singer is in New York but, plans to fly here Saturday for the parly. The parents said Miss Reynolds 22. and Fishrr, 25, plan to be married next June In Hollywood. Continued Horn rage 1 of his coalition government to Pa, rls lor consultations tomorrow. A [German source .said this action wa.s taken because of tile scope ol the French proposals. The French were reported to have olfered a broad, far-reaching , economic accord with 'Vest Ger- many'that would reduce the Saar j problem to a relatively minor position. Adenauer and Menrieji-France also discussed Ihe joint financing of big industrial projects, which may include aircralt factories In Morocco. On the general idea of undertaking- the production of arms in partnership, they agreed lo lake no action unless the other members of the West European Union agree. In addition to West Germany and France, members of the proposed alliance are Britain, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. A German spokesman predicted an agreement on the Saar would be reached by Ihe end of the week, at least on general principles. The Saar, a small coal-rich area wedged between France and Germany, now has its own regime and is linked (o Fiance with an economic union. It was German before Worlci War II and the Germans consider the area still part ol Germany. Under the proposals lor placing Ihe loreign aliairs of the Saar under the West European Union, the Saarlanders would keep their local autonomy and the French would retain their economic lies. 2 Air Guardsmen Killed GRANVILLF., Mans. 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