The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 22, 1956 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

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fAOl BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NBWg WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY M, IWt Yugoslav Air Force Declares War' On ice-Jammed Rivers By STANLEY QODFREI LONDON (AP) — Yugoslav air force planes bombed ciant icepacks blocking Adriatic rivers today in a "*°<*»™Son of war" against Europe's worst winter in living Special teams of rifle sharpshooters patrolled Communist Poland in a hunt against marauding wolf pocks driven out of their lairs by starvation. The shivering Continent counted 762 known dead as the subzero spell rolled up its 23rd day with little or no relief in sight. Floods and landslides caused fresh chaos in Italy and parts of Southern Europe as a slight thaw set in. Crop Damage High Crop damage on the Continent ran into hundreds of millions of dollars. Vegetable stocks ran dangerously tow in many places Britain's Olg potato SIOCB.& !"«<• solid in Lincolnshire. Picking of green vegetables came to a halt. Spanish air force planes finally succeeded in dropping food supplies to nearly 60 persons marooned for 15 days atop the highest mountain on Majorca in the Mediterranean Balearic Islands. The group—which reportedly included six Americans—is preparing a site for a TJ.S. radar station. Worst in 2flO Tears German weather experts said the freeze-up may be Central Europe's worst in 200 years. They said the average temperature for the first 20 days of February ran slightly below the lowest average for the month since records were first kept in 1766. Pol ice Detail Accident Roundup Police reported three collisions, including one hit and run, on Blytheville streets yesterday and today. Care driven by Judge Philip J. Deer, 1137 Hearn, and Madge Cole, 211 E. Missouri, collided this morning In the 300 block of West Main. Slight damage was reported to the Cole yehicle. At park and Highway 61, cars driven by Emmett Strull, Blytheville Air Force .Base, and Velda Willingham, 539 N. 6th, were involved in an accident. Police' said Strull's car hit the Willingham auto, causing Strull to lose control. Hts car swerved across the highway and went over the. shoulder. The hit and run was reported by Charels Lutes yesterday. He told police the car struck his at First and Main and that the driver raced away. Damage to the rear bumper and left fender was reported by Lutes. Over the weekend, an accident was reported in the 1500 block on Chickasawba between vehicles driven by Martha Huddleston and Charles Duncan. Police report indicated that the Huddieston car was backing from & driveway when it struck the auto driven by Duncan. Livestock (The government reporting office was closed today because of the holiday. The following report was prepared by the St. Louis Livestock Exchange) declara- memory. The latest death toll by countries: France 189, Italy 102, Turkey 72, Yugoslavia TO, Britain 65, Holland to. Denmark 40, Germany 34, Greece 30, Austria 22, Spain 21, Sweden 20, Portugal 17, Belgium 15, Switzerland 12, Norway 9, Poland 4. Blast Rocks Buenos Aires BUENOS AIRES (X>) — Buenos Aires was jarred early today by an — — — depot eight miles northwest of the center of the,city . Possible sabotage by persons still loyal to ousted President Juan D. Peron was suspected. At least six persons were reported under arrest, including a federal police motorcycle patrolman who was alleged to have predicted the blast moments before it occurred. Radio reports quoted police as saying there were no casualties among the residents of the depot neighborhood. The reports made no mention of possible casualties inside the plant. The plant, which makes military explosives, employs several hundred persons on a day shift. NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, El., W—Hogs 5.BOO; market fairly active; barrows and gilts steady to 25 higher than Tuesday's average: weights over 180 Ib mostly at the advance; sows mostly steady: spots 25 lower; bulk mixed 180-230 Ib 12.00-50; about 150 head mostly No. 1 and 2 around 200-230 Ib. 12.75: 81 head 230 Ib 13.00; 230-270 Ib 11.50-12.25; 140-170 Ib 10.00-11.50; leW 100-140 Ib 7.00-0.25; sows 400 Ib down 10.25-15; heavier sows 0.2510.00; boars 5,75-7.00. Cattle 2,200; calves 500; opening moderately active on yearlings and iteers below 1,100 Ib at fully steady prices; one load average to high choice around 1,000 Ib steers 20.00: few loads and lots commercial to high good 15.00-18.00; some utility and commercial 13.00; good and choice heifers and mixed yearlings 16.00-18.00; cows active and strong; utility and commercial mainly 11.00-12.00; some light weight dairy bred utility 10.50; canners and cutters 8.00-10.50; strong weight cutters to 11.00; bulls steady; utility and commercial 12.50-14.50; canners and cutters 10.00-12.00; veal- ers steady; choice and prime 21.0027.00; individual head prime to 29.00; commercial and good 15.0021.00; cull and utility 9.00-13.00. Master Mix Feed Wh Dairy Feed H.05 owt Beef Concentrate 4.63 cwt Pig A Sow Concentrate 4.94 cwt $R% Hoc Concentrate.. 4.96 cwt Pig Wormer 5.14 owt Chick SUrter 5.01 cwt Chlok Grower 4.45 cwt Etr-eb 4-35 <>»• Iff Maib 4.M cwt Rabbit Pellet* 4.51 cwt Horn Feed J.94 owt Short) Z.95 owt Shelled Corn . 1.M cwt Farmers Soybean Corp. "Home of Sudden Service" ArknnsM Obituary Mother of Blythevilh Woman Dies in Jackson Mrs. Nanette Jaquett, mother of Mrs. W. P. TegethofI of this city, died Tuesday morning In Jackson, Tenn. Funeral services will be conducted tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock. THEATER OPENING — Col. Thomas B. Ford, 461st Wing Commander at Blytheville Air Force Base, officially opens new base theater as he outs ribbon permitting first airman to enter. Center, is Airman.Second Class Mathew Drysdale, of Buffalo, N. Y., and right, is Airman First Class Kyle Stookbury, of Knoxville. Term. Ford is stopping for a few days at the base enrotue to Hill AFB, Otah, after attending a conference at Shaw AFB, S. C. TITLED—Lovely Emmi Ruck- cnbauer poses with her regal sash after being named "Miss Vienna" in the Austrian capital. She'll compete /or the "Miss Austria" title, and if she wins she'H enter the next "Miss Universe" contest al Long Beach, Calif. Vital statistics 37-22-37. Lloyd Plans Israel Visit LONDON (JP)—Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd announced today he will visit Israel after a round of meetings with leaders of Middle East governments early next month. His main aim is to. try to promote a peace settlement between Israel and her Arab neighbors. Capone Aide Dies CHICAGO 1* — Jack (Greasy Thumb) Ouzik, who didn't fit any popular conception of a gang boss but who was ranked a big wheel in the underworld since the bloody days of Al Capone in the 1920s, is dead. The 69-year-old gang chief, who once was Capone's chief lieutenant and who reportedly masterminded the gang.'s way to riches and political power, died last night. Real Tear-Jerker SPRINGFIELD, Ohio W).— Police had a real tear-jerker on their hands today and they want no part of it. It's a 400-pound locked steel safe labeled, "danger — war gas" it apparently tumbled from a passing truck on U . S. Route 40. Investigation disclosed the safe is full of tear gas. It is in the police garage today, bringing tears to the eyes of policemen passing it. Negro Deaths Sandy Davis Services for Sandy Davis, 72. will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in TrucliRht Baptist Church by Rev. J. W. Spight,. Burial will be in Burton tpur Cemetery with Home Funeral Home in charge. He died yesterday at the home of his brother on South Lake. Survivors include two brothers Dan and Walter Davis, both of Blytheville. FIRST OF KIND First railroad tunnel in the United States was constructed in 1833, for the Allegheny Portage railroad, four miles east of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. dont take life for granted Can you slop — FAST? Don't lake chances. Come in and let us inspect your front wheel linings ana bearings, check brake drums add fluid if needed, adjust and test brakes. Take advantage of our special safety check-up today! Our Special This Week $1 75 Complete Safety Check I PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 300 Broadway Phone 3-4453 Eager George ZANESVILLE, Ohio tB — Police today were looking for a modern day George Washington. John P. Quinlan reported that a cherry tree WSP chopped down in his backyard. However', police said the culprit didn't stop there —. he also cut down an elm tree and apple tree in the same neighborhood. G/ Knife Saves Him CHARLESTOWN, K. I. 1*1— Using his regulation hunting knife, Navy Lt. Daniel M. Eeddy, 28, of Sunbury, Pa., hacked his way out of ils burning plane yesterday after a crash at an auxiliary landing field. He escaped without apparent injury but was held overnight at the Quonset Point Infirmary for observation. A Nova Scotian lumbering community was named Cleveland in honor of President Grover Cleveland In 1891. LIKE ANCESTOR - This cherry-tree chopper is related to George Washington, the most famous cherry-tree chopper of them all. He's Edward Eaton of Indianapolis, Ind., a great- great - great - great - great- grand nephew of the country's first president and a direct descendant of Washington's younger brother, John. Th« nine-year-old says his famous ancestor chopped down his father's cherry tree to get a maraschino cherry. Since it's too cold in Indianapolis for a tree to bloom, young Eaton tied two maraschinos (arrow) to a branch, just for effect. About 350 different plant diseases damage crops heavily each year FRIEND OR FOE?—That white stuff that fell recently in Greenville S.C, kind of puzzles 1»month-old Joey Jordan, who can't recall seeing snow before. So he sits down tc, examine » more closely (center) only to find that snow can be uncomfortably cold. At right Joey seis np a howl for someone to rescue him from the "bad" stuff. K was Greemnttes i year—1/M of an inch deep. HARNESSING THE ELEPHANT—Unusual sight in Lucknow, India, is this elephant harnessed "sa.farmanimal The pachyderm-powered plow was being demonstrated to sugar cane grower, and technicians. The elephant certainly has.no trouble dragging the plow, and the plowman, sitting atop the Indian-style tractor, leads an easy life. Dr. Roberts Termed Critical Friends reported Dr. B. E. Roberts o f Blytheville, in a critical condition in Collins' Chapel Hospital in Memphis this morning. Dr. Roberts, Negro, has been hospitalized for seven weeks. "_/\n auto insurance policy is a Promise ...as good as the company behind it!" GENERAL ROBERT E. WOOD, former Chairman of the Board, Sears, Roebuck and Company and founder of the Allstate Insurance Company CCrpWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO I Stood -I before .the Sears. Roebuck ant! Co. Board of Directors and enthusiastically recommended the founding of the Allstate Insurance Company. I was convinced we could give the car owner a better value for his auto insurance dollar. But just as important, I was confident we could set a new high standard for claim settlements. "After all, an auto insurance policy is a promise to protect you against cvt&itt financial losses in the event of an auto accident. Like any promise, it is only w good as the company behind it. We were determined to treat each claim with the same absolute fairness that had made Sears one of the most trusted names in American business by promptly paying a dollar for every dollar due. "By following this philosophy of fair play, Allstate has risen to world auto insurance leadership in just 25 years. Over 3,250,000 policyholders say much better than I can that 'you can be sure you're in good hands with Allstate'." We're proud of thin record 1 As Allstate celebrates k« silver anniversary, we point with pride to the high percentage of policyholders who continue with IM yejr after year. This fact alone i> convincing evidence tb«t Allstate is living up to the standard o{ fast, fair claim settlements set when the company was founded. Allstate kM also kept its promise to deliver a better auto insurance value. Over the past 25 years, ear owners have saved million* o/ jailors with Allstate. You just can't bmf better auto naurance, why pay mote? See or pfton* year Alb** Ag** GENE L JOHNSON 2328 Bireh St. Ph. POplor 3-3159 — Blythtyillt, Ark. Mead's i The .Only Exclusive Men's Store In Mississippi County Assignment for today: FLORSHEIM No reading! No writing! No research! 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