The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 21, 1956 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 21, 1956
Page 14
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BLTTHETTLLI (ASJC.) OOUSIB* NZWI TUESDAY, FEBRUARY tl, 19B< Four Little Rock Men Charged With Frauding Government LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Four Little Rock men, indudin an Internal Revenue Service employe and a postal clerk, hav been charged in connection with the theft of $5,000 from th federal government- by collecting refunds on phony incom tax returns. * The two federal employes, Wa lace M. Williams, 28-year-old cler In the IRS office here, and Jewe P. Shaver Jr., 36 the postal worke were charged yesterday. The other two, identified by U. Secret Service Agent James Lewis as E. E. Buster Williams, 50 year-old used car dealer, and Orle J. Biggs, 42, a trucking contractor were arraigned today. No Relation Lewis said Williams is no rela tion to the accused IRS employi Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton Mar 3577 3577 3575 3575 May 3531 3534 3529 3533 July 3398 3404 3397 3403 Oct 3208 3210 3204 3209 -Pen 31CO 313J 3173 3103- New Orleans Cotton Mar 3573 3574 3571 May 3530 3534 3530 July 3398 3405 3398 Oct 3206 3210 3205 Dec 3184 3187 3182 Chicago Wheat Mar .... 219& 220 May .... 315% 216 July .... 198% 199 3571 3534 3405 3210 3185 Chicago Corn Mar .... 130% 132& May .... 134%. 136 July .... 138% 140 219 215% 198% 130>/ 2 134 138& Chicago Soybeans Mar .... 256% 259% 256% May .... 262% 264 261% July .... 265V 4 267% 264 219 215% 198% 1311/2 135'/ 2 139% 257>/ 2 261% 264% New York Stocks A T and T 184 1-8 Amer Tobacco 77 5-8 Anaconda Copper 73 Beth Steel 152 Cllrysler 72 1-2 Gen Electric 571-8 Gen Motors 43 7-8 Wallace Williams was arra _ yesterday before U. S. Commission er Lee Miles on a charge of forgery ghaver— was charged—with conspir acy to fraud tax returns and con spiracy in cashing governmen checks obtained by fraud. Botr men waived a preliminary hearing and Commissioner Miles set bon< for each of them at $5,000. Agent Lewis said that a cashie at a North Little Rock superraar ket, noticed that one man had cash ed two income tax refund checks made out in different names. Shi showed the checks to North Littli Rock policeman, Woodie James who recognized tiiat the endorsi ments were in the same handwrit ing.''James notified the Secret Serv ice. One of the defendants was ar rested in the supermarket when he attempted- to cash another check said the federal agent. Re said the man tried to dispose of the check in a toilet, but failed. TRADE Montgomery Ward 1 1-2 N T Central 431-8 Int Harvester 37 3-4 Republic Steel 461-4 Radio 441-4 Socony Vacuum 68 1-4 Standard of N J 152 3-4 Texas Corp 120 Sears 33 U S Steel 55 Livestock NATIONA LSTOCKYARDS, HI., (£h~ USDA — Hogs 12,500; opening active; generally 25 lower on 180 Ib up and sows; 170 Ib down steady to 25 lower; about 100 head mostly grade 1, 12.60; 180-220 Ib mixed 12.00-25; 230-250 , Ib 11.7512.00; 140-170 Ib 9.75-11.50; 100-130 Ib 7.00-9.25; sows under 400 Ib 10.25-75: 400 Ib up 925-10.26; boars 25-50 lower at 5.75-7.00. Cattle 4,000; calves 1,000; scattered early sales steers and heifers steady; good and choice slaughter steers 16.50-19.50; few commercial grade light steers 14.50-15.00; cows opening steady but trade slow; utility and commercial 10.50-12.00; bulk canners and cutters 8.50-10.50; hulls and vealers steady; utility and commercial bulls 12.50-14.50; good a»d choice vealers 19.00-35.00. (Continued from Page 1) to "a breach of trust" with other Western nations. He said they are privileged executive branch papers. He said he would give such information only behind closed doors, under, guarantees of secrecy. McCIellan accused Commerce Department Counsel Ray of repudiating a promise to produce list of items a U.S. policy committee had recommended for removal from the embargo list or for other relaxation of curbs. Ray acknowledged he had agreed last weekend to hand over the list, but he said this now is forbidden in view of Hoover's letter. PROBE (Continued from Page turned passbooks Neff sent to him on a Lexington savings and loan association made out with $100 for each of Ross' five children. At his home in Lexington, Nefl said he could not comment since the matter is before a grand jury Ivan Evans of Broken Bow, Neb. his counsel, said Neff "has nothing to conceal" and will answer all questions. Arranged Meeting Asked if he had accepted anything of value at any time from Neff, the 33-year-old Ross replied: "I have never taken a nickel from anybody since I have been U.S. attorney." Ross, a Republican, testified he had arranged for Neff, an old family friend, to see Nebraska's two Hruska, to discuss the gas bill. He said Neff asked hin to do so in a conversation on or about Oct. 15. Ross quoted Neff as saying he had been asked to help represent the Superior Oil co. in connection with the gas bill and to ascertain Curtis' and Hruska's "feelings''! about it. Both senators voted for 1 the bill. ; Ross also said Neff had discussed the possibility of making a campaign contribution to the two senators and that he advised him against mentioning It to them. However. Ross snid that around Nov. 1, after Neff had talked to Curtis and Hruska ,he learned Nefl' had contributed $2,500 to the Nebraska Republican committee. He said he was told Wishart received the money here. Mistake in Judgment Ross testified that after,the Case story broke, he telephoned Dep. Atty. Gen. William P. Rogers and told him • about his contacts with Neff, Curtis and Hruska. Soon thereafter, he said, he came to Washington and Rogers told him he had done "nothing dishonest" but had made "a mistake in judg-! tncnt." Ross added'that Rogers! mid his actions "might reflect wi- favornbly on the Department of Justice." So, said Rose, he told Rogers he would resign "rather than have anything I had done reflect on my collengiiei! . , ." He announced his resignation the next day — last Friday. Boll> Cdrtli and Hruska, who listened to ROM' testimony, aald afterward h* had made an "out- «t*ndtnt" record In hla Job. Berth Miutort took the position ftM N fc * * * Needy Farmers To Get US Aid WASHINGTON (/P) — The Agriculture Department today offered special operating loans to needy farmers and ranchers in 14 states. The money will be available to farmers in Arkansas and Missouri. Farmers who need credit but who cannof obtain it elsewhere may get loans from the department's Farmers Home Administration to carry on their operations. can committee to decide whether the $2,500 contribution from Neff should be returned. Obituary Ida Beckman Services Held Services were conducted yester day at the Baptist Church in Ma nila for Mrs. Ida Mae Beckman, 69 who died Friday. Brother Richard Vestal, pastor, officiated. Burial, with Howard Punen Service in charge, was at Manila Cemetery. Survivors include a son, J. C of Joplin; two stepsons, Harold and Ray of Flint, Mich.; three daughters, Mrs. Joe Rogers, Mrs. Inez Wilkerson and Mrs. C. T. Marsh of Decatur, 111.; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Paul F. Giles of Cloud, Mich.; and a brother, Frank Farrow, Route 1, Manila. SOVIET (Continued from Page 1) .nd the form of transition to social sm in various countries. He said Khrushchev's report was >ermeated with a deep and firm ionfidence in the triumph of the great cause for which we are work- ng, the cause of communism.' No Longer A Part This is especially true, he said, 'ecause the cult of the individual such as prevailed under Stalin) 10 longer enters the party's work. There has been considerable peculation about relations among he top leaders who one by one iave stood up at this conference' to mphasize that power Is shared mong the members of the Presid- um and the Central Committee. The white-goaieed marshal, taking the spotlight for the first time ince the Congress opened a week go in the Grand Kremlin Palace, illed in details of the economic irogram published by party or- ans just before the Congress pened. It appeared certain that dele- ates would vote with alacrity for ' e new economic blueprint. I .Us for sharp boosts in heavy ndustry and agricultural produc on and development of nuclear ower stations. For example,. 1* alls for sharp boosts in heavy in ustry and agricultural production nd development of nuclear power ';ations. For example, it asks a 1 per cent increase in steel prc- uction by 1960 and increases rang- POLICY ig from 85 to 154 asic food crops. per cent in -egisiarure's Hands Arc Tied ANNAPOLIS, Md. yp>—The cur- int 30-day, session of the Maryland egislature Is restricted by the con- itution to consideration of bud- etary problems, acute emergencies nd matters pertaining to the pub- c welfare. The senate last night passed anc snt to the, house a bill to prohibit he use of "the term 'unit' . . . standard norm of measure ood intended for any purpose." of LONG RULERS LOUIS XTV, of Prance, holds the cord for the longest reign of any onarch, ruling for 72 years. Louis V, also of Prance, ruled 69 ars; Franz Josef, of Hungary, years; and Victoria, oE England, years. King Haakon, of Noray, presently is in his 51st year rule. (Continued from Page M Abia. They said George was tol only when the administration o dered the tanks shipped after restudy of the situation. Sparkma and Morse serve on George's com mittee. The shipment of the M41 tanks was halted early Friday on Pres dent Eisenhower's instructions af er news of it leaked out. On Sai urday, the State Department ar. nounced it had been decided to g ahead with original plans to sen Jie tanks. Unfrozen at the sam time was about $110,000 worth o signal, aircraft parts and othe equipment going; to Israel. Th anks now are on the high seas headed for a Saudi Arabian port 16 More on Order The department said the tanks described as intended for trainlnj purposes, would not contribute tc an arms race In the Middle East Yesterday, diplomatic official. disclosed Saudi Arabia has 01 order IS more tanks, bigger am more heavily armed than the one: already shipped. In an interview, Sparkman sail he tank situation "is a glaring example of the lack of consultation and proper liaison with both houses of congress." "In recent months," he said 'the administration has become more and more relucant to take Congress into its confidence." Morse said the administration 'comes running up to Congress for osultation usually after Dulles las almost stumbled off the Judd said he wasn't consulted on he tank deal and didn't expect o be, asserting: "I don't think the State Department has to take a iallup poll of members of Con ;ress every time they want to do omething." . The N.ew York Herald Tribune aid today informed officials dis- losed that State Department sen- iment has undergone a shift and low favors sale of a limited quan- ity of truly defensive American rms to Israel. A Washington dispatch to the lewspaper said: "Officials said . . it is likely that before long Israel will be permitted to purchase American radar detection equipment, modern antiaircraft weapons In the guided missile category, antitank artillery and possibly some types of tanks. "Officials emphasized, however, that no decision has been taken regarding any part of Israel's arms request submitted to the State Department on Nov. 16. "Any such decision would be made at the top level by President Bis en hower in consultation with the National Security Council and Sec retary of State John Foster Dulles it was said." Returns from Trip Through GE Factory Jimmie Edwards has returned from a three-day tour of the General Electric Appliance Manufacturing plant in Louisville. The tour was designed and conducted for all GE dealers in the south to better acquaint them with the process of assembly of new GE products. Edwards received three awards last year for leading dealers in this area in the sale of GE major appliances. NOISY DECIBELS Noise is measured by scientist 1 i degrees called decibels. Ordinary conversation averages 40 decibels and a noisy office often hits 70 decibels. PICK A Whether it's a Saturday night party, a Sunday drive or a day in the sun — you will always be smartly dressed in a Palm Beach suit. So lightweight, so wonderful at shedding wrinkles. Tailored by Jayson to lake hard wear — and come back for more! See how well you look decked out in Palm Beach. Colors for Spring and Summer are tan, brown, navy, powder blue, gray and white. Also available in the Palm Beach Fashion Fiver with contrasting slacks. Sizet 34 to 40 In Regular, Long, or Short $ 32 50 I Everything for Men and Boy si MARTI1NPS Men's Store OVER-ARMED — Meet seven-foot, seven-inch David Ballard, who's from Texas, naturally. He's shown with petite Tally Hammock of the Atlanta, Ga., Journal, who easily fits under his arm. Ballard was in Atlanta to publicize "Alexander the Qreat" r oastmastert to Meet Bill Hutson, Bob McHaney, Marn Razer, Leroy Middleton and Steve Stephenson will be speakers at Thursday's meeting of Blythe- ille Toastmasters Club 1204 at Hotel Noble. Dick Payne will be chairman of he program, Oil Srnythe, toastmas- er, Jim Richardson, table topics nd Ernest McKenzie general eval- ator. James Roy will give the closing nought. Negro Deaths Sullivan Crawford Funeral services were conductei this morning at Caston Funera Home chapel for Sullivan Craw ford, 69, who died Friday at th home of his daughter, Mary Black Rev. J. W. Knowles officiated Burial was in Carson Lake Ceme tery. 1 great buy gives him 5 handiome outfits Prep Fashion Fiver in 3 piec«»—5 outfitt * matching suit * contrasting coat & slacks • separate jacket • separate light slacks * separate dark slacks i You couldn't do your boy or your budget a better favor than to buy ttiij "Fashion Fiver". There's an outfit for just about every occasion from Spring through Fall! And aH carefully tailored in the same famout Palm Beach fabric that Dad values for it* remarkable wrinkle-shedding and shape-retaining ability. See it today! Sizes 8 to 12 Sizes 13 to 20 $ 26 98 Both in Regulars, Huskies, and Slims Ertrjlhliv for Men MM! Boy« MARTIN'S Men's Store In Municipal Court In Municipal Court yesterday George Bodie leaded guilty to driving while Intoxicated, with accident involved, and was fined $175, costs and sentenced to 24 days in jail. Robert Kibler forfeited a $111.15 bond on a drunk driving citation. Tommie Doster forfeited $19.75 bond for driving without a driver's license. Britain to Use U.S. Missiles LONDON (/P)—Britain announced plans today for a new, streamlined hard-hitting army equipped with American guided missiles to meet the new pattern of nuclear war. Training in use of the American land-to-land missile "Coropral" will begin this eyar, War Minister Antony Head disclosed. HEARING (Continued from Page 1) ery, tooling and type of labor. Forecasting, he said that if the contracts are signed,' the present woiking force will be about 25 per cent of the new total, or what would be needed for profitable operation. Union leaders were expected to question Quick later today and to- norrow. Any decision on whether the un- on may hold an election at the >lant will come from the Board in Washington, Burke said. Read Courier News Classified Ads. Ex-Boxer, Wife Are Reconciled LOS ANGEUES (ff) — Ex-boxer Henry Armstrong and his wife announced a reconciliation ihortly 'after he went into court seeking temporary alimony from her. Judge Elmer D. Doyle suggested that the former triple-crown champion, now 43, and his wile, Willa Mae, talk things over in the privacy of court chambers. They did and announced that a reconciliation was the best solution to their problems. They have been wed 22 years. Now an evangelist, Armstrong once held the featherweight, lightweight and welterweight boxing titles. In requesting the temporary alimony, Armstrong said his wife and her mother controlled $50,000 worth of community property. Europe Still Frozen LONDON (/P)—Heavy snows and bitter Winds spread still more mis- locked in the 22nd day of its worst freeze-up of the_20th century.. Deaths from the weather totaled at least 737. \yeathermen cautious- Jy said milder temperatures might be in the offing, but that brought fears of widespread flooding from thawing rivers and snows. New $64,000 Program NEW YORK Wl — The $64,000 Challenge will make its debut on CBS-TV Mnrch 25. The new weekly program will be a panel quiz show composed of persons who have been high winners In The $64,000 Question. G lea son Show Ahead NEW YORK (JP) — Jackie Gleason's Saturday night television show. The Honeymooners squeaked ahead of the first half-hour of the Perry Como Show in the Trendex ratings. GREYHOUND for Convenience SAVE MONEY TOO 7 — Buses -I AA Daily 1.311 MEMPHIS ST LOUIS 6 - DaB r 5,85 CHICAGO 6 - D S es 950 DETROIT 6 -5f 1545 LOS ANGELES 5 ~S S 38.90 t !»i U. S. Tux. Kj EXMA xn'atgt on wixMfip liii* GREYHOUND BUS DEPOT 109 N. 5th Ph. 3-4441 DON'T BOTHER ABOUT PARKING! Have YOUR Doctor Phone Us Your Prescription - We'll Deliver Free! 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