The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 7, 1953 · Page 16
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 16

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 7, 1953
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PAGE SIXTEEN BLYTHEVILLB; (ARK.) COURIER NBWI TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 1958 Democrat Policy Blamed For Farm Price Slump (Continued from Page 1) setting foreign trade" and "drawing foreign products to us like H magnet." Benson said farm prices had dropped only 1 per cent since he took office. He predicted steady prices during the spring and summer. "Democratic Cows In emphasizing the "inheritance" Commodity And Stock Markets- Ncw York Cotton Open High Low 1:15 May July Dec 3317 3326 3334 3344 3324 3336 3344 3351 3317 3326 3334 3344 3322 3333 3339 3348 Ntw Orleans Cotton Open High Low 1:15 3315 3321 3338 3341 3320 3330 3338 3345 May ....... 3315 3323 July ....... 3321 3334 Oct ....... 3339 3341 Dec ....... 3341 3350 Chicago Wheat Open High Low 1:15 May ... 222 224 222 323S July . .. 22SK 227« 225* 22654 Chicago Corn Open High Low 1:15 May . .. 156% 159 156% 159 July ... 160 162 159% 162 Soybeans Open May .... 297% July .... 292 Sept .... 276 M NOV ____ 268',i New York SrtcKs A T and T ............. Amer Tobacco ......... Anaconda Copper ...... Betn Steel ............. Chrysler ................ Coca-Cola . ....... . . — Gen Electric High 301M 280 271« Low 297% 2B2 276',4 268 33 3-4 36 1-2 70 1-4 54 57 7-8 1:15 30011 295'^ 280 271« 155 69 39 50 1-8 79 1-2 116 1-2 67 1-2 Gen Motors 605-8 Montgomery Ward 63 1-4 . N Y Central 21 Int Harvester 30 1-4 J C Penney 68 1-4 Republic Steel 47 Radio 25 3-4 Socony Vacuum Studebaker Standard of N J Texas Corp Sears U S Steel 38 1-4 Sou Pac 43 7-8 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, Ill.WI —(USDA) —-Hogs 12,500: moderately active, uneven: weights 180 Ibs up weak to 25 lower: mostly 10 to 15 lower than Monday's average; lighter weights and sows steady to 25 lower; bulk choice 180 - 230 Ibs 21.25- 50; largely 21.3540, with 21.50 paid mostly for uniform choice Nos. 1 and 2: one load nround 225 Ibs 21.60 240-270 Ibs 20.50 - 21.25: 270-310 Ibs 20.25-65: 150-170 Ibs 19.76-21.25: 120-140 Ibs 16.75-19.00; sows 400 Ibs down 19.5020.25; havier sows 17.50 - 19.25; boards 13.00 - 15.50. Cattle 4,500, calves 1,600; steers and heifers opening slow; some early sales choice steady, with steers 22.50 • 23.25: few mixed yar- lings 20.00-21.50; cows drnggy, very little done: bulls steady: utility and commercial 15.00-17.00. theme, the secretary said a sharp drop in beef cattle prices typified what had happened in agriculture. He said "attractive" prices brought on by the World War II and postwar spending had encouraged a 3 percent increase in beef cattle num bers during the past five years. "These," he said, "were Democratic cows and bulls, but the; created a Republican 'surplus.' " The Cabinet officer was partlcu larly critical of existing price sup port laws. He said that with rising prices born of world-wide inflation high, rigid supports had the "ap pearance of success" largely be cause market prices were ener ally at or above the supports. But now that surpluses hav< been built up, in the absence o production controls, the govern ment is accumulating farm stocks of such magnitude, Benson said that heavy losses are threatened. He said there is grave danger that economies he expects to make aside by price support losses. "It Is a quirk of fate that our predecessors had the joy ride, the bill for which is now presented to us," he continued. "We will pick up' the bill, but from now on I lope we'll do more careful driving." Three Wrecks Reported Here City police investigated three wrecks in Blytheville yesterday and this morning. Two pickup trucKS collided at Ruddle Road and East Main about 7:30 this morning. Ed Hamilton of here. 521 South Seventh and Garland Blackburn of the Carpenter Farm were involved. Officers Bert Ross and J. R. Gunter reported both vehicles had damaged fenders. Tivo vehicles traveling east on Main street sldeswiped each other at l»th Street yesterday. Blanch Ross Branscum of 1701 Walnut and Cleatus Roper of 2229 Carolyn were drivers of the cars. Officer- Ross said. A collision at 10th and Moultrie Drive yesterday Involved Max Graham of 517 East Oh»rry and Elzi Heed of Osceola. Officer Gunter reported that Mr. Graham was traveling east nooMu T6 Fund Drive Total Is $10,603 Fine! Report Shows Campaign Short of Quota Graham was travelinsreast on Moultrie and Mr. Reed was going south on 10th Street when the accident occurred. WAR (Continued from Page 1) day morning, knocked the Communists off the outpost in a bitter two hours and 10 minute battle. But the Reds attacked again later in the morning and tne KOKS were forced to pull back. Infantrymen of the Third ROK Division picked up reinforcements and hit the outpost again in mid- afternoon. Size of the attack was not announced for security reasons. Other South Korean troops all but wiped out a Communist force which hit Anchor Hill in Eastern Korea before dawn Tuesday. The Red attack on Anchor Hill was the bitterest of more than 20 sharp jabs at Allied lines Monday night and early Tuesday. Communist artillery and mortars poured more than 1,000 shells into South Korean defenses on the key Eastern Front hill before the infantry struck: An Eighth Army briefing officer said the ROKs mowed down, the advancing Reds. Thirty six bodies were left on the hill and the Army estimated at least 13 other Reds were killed and about 20 wounded. Fifteen North Koreans were killed and two were wounded with a South Korean patrol which ran into a Red platoon oi 25 to 40 men apparently trying to reinforce the Anchor Hill attackers, the Eighth Army said. A badly wounded Puerto Rico Marine was rescued from no-man's land not far from the truce talks village of Panmunjom after Chinese soldiers called to Americans to come and get him. Communists stood quietly nearby as four Marines and a Navy chaplain walked into no-man's land and brought the wounded man back to U. S. lines on a stretcher. Shrine to Serve Spaghetti Supper Contributions Christmas Seal to tin campaign 1952-53 totaled $10,603.25, Recording to Mrs. Frances aammlll, executive director of the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association. This final report on the annual drive put the receipts nearly $4,400 below the county goal of $15,000. All community drive chairmen are scheduled to be recognized for their work at the association's annual meeting in June. Ralph Wilson was county chairman for the campaign. By communities, contributions to the drive follow: Blytheville $4.024.17, Armorel $163.68, Barfield $63.50, Blackwater $32.93, Box Elder $33, Clear Lake $54, Dell $366.63, Plat Lake $25, Forty and Eight $41, Gosnell $85.10, Half Moon $30, Huffman $40. Leachville $471.67, Lone Oak $24, Lost Cane $48.63, Lutes Corner $94, Manila $554.65, Milllgan . Ridge $99.36, New Liberty $94. Number Nine $96.56. Promised Land $41, Roseland $31.50. Shady Grove $42, Tomato $10, Whistleville $40, Yarbro $112.50, Bassett $57, Bondsville $37.24. Bur- detfe $172.55, Carson-Grider-Driver (166.18, Dyess $146.75, Joiner $229,20. Kelser $321.74, Luxora $367.35, Osceola $1,408.89, Victoria $91.50. West Ridge-Etowah $103.32. Whit- ion-Chelford $143.42, Wilson $394.16. Brown $3, Calumet $5, Frenchman's Bayou $83, Pecan Point $85, Hatcher $6.32, Birdsong $20, late returns from last year's drive $42.75. Re'd Cross Fund Drive Near $1 7,000 Fund drive for Chickasawba Dis trict of American Red Cross ad vanccd toward »1!,000 today with report of $337 coming in from Ar morel and $12 from Blytheville' Negro division. The district is currently workini toward reaching: an $18,000 goal. Contributors reported today fol low: Armorel $50—Armorel Planting Company $25—Eric Waddell, E. L. Hale, Mrs J. D. Barksdale, E. M. Eegenold, $15—Johnny Young, Lewis Ash more. $10—T. B. O'Keefe, Arthur Vance R. W. Nichols, J. N. Smotherman William H. Heath, Charlie Pullerton Champ Meadows, Pruitt Harrison J. L. Baasett. Don Haley. $5-E. E. Smith, Blan Heath, Ray Downing, Ed Steward, John Hardesty, James Bowling, Wilson Smith Marion Dyer. $2.50—Adrian Russell. $2-Mr. & Mrs. C. A. Vinson, Estes White, Marshall Green, Roy Eggensperger. $1—Max Wateon, Geneva Karaway, Neil Webster, E. N. Dye, E. S Dye, W. L. Smith. Blytheville Neifro $1—Ida Carruthers, Titus , Blade, Malivia O'Daniel. Robert Wilford, Johnny Lowe, Cleve Howard, Mose Davis, Shirley Halliburton, Arthur Gardner, Leora Watson, Charles Watson, Asley Shine. U.N. WOUNDED The Blytheville Shrine Club will sponsor a spaghetti supper at the Shrine Club in David Acres Friday night. The supper, tickets for which are being sold by all members of the Shrine Club, will be served from 5 until 8 p.m. Proceeds from the supper will be . used to remodel and redecorate the j S. D., and T.Sgt. Robert Donahue {Continued from Page 1) inlled to the wounded man and asked in Spanish if he could walk. Although hit In the back and stomach, waved and started toward Jie Allied lines. He collapsed twice on the way i where the Marines had paused along the wire line. Father Robert Drengarener of Ls.kewood, O., called to the man o pray. As he approached the wire, the iriest Rave him absolution. The first time the wounded man lollnpsed 2nd LI. Kenneth Clifford f Brooklyn yelled, "Oh hell! Let's Bet him!" and leaped the wire vith his men. The Chinese soldiers covered the raveyard area but did not fire ,s the Marine inrt the chaplain cached the Puerto Rican and tarted bringing him hack. The man, a Catholic, was clutch- ng his rosary beads wrapped in a andkerchlef. The Marines said his wound had been treated and bandaged, and Red propaganda leaflets calling for peace had been stuffed Inside his sweater. Others In the rescue group were Cpl. Daryl Jues of Rapid City, Shrine Club building. E. M. Holt is in charge of the project. Norwich, Conn. Read Courier News Classified Ads. POWER is UP but not the PRICE! (Continued from Page 1) have to stay on in the Korean area. Speaking just a few hours after announcement in Korea that the Allies and Communists had agreed on a plan for exchange of sick and wounded prisoners of war. Eisenhower said "every right-thinking individual utters the prayer to his God every night" for peace. The President then said that If peace does come there will be at least an equal need—and possibly a greater need for United Defense Fund services. There had been a brief, earlier White House comment on the developments. Press Secretary James C. Hagerty snid President Eisenhower" and the government of the United States are of course following very closely" the negotiations at Panmunjom. The U. N. negotiators and Communist representatives agreed there early today to repatriation of all sick and wounded prisoners, Asked for comment on the development, Hagerty dictated this statement to newsmen: "The President and the government of the United States are of course following the negotiations very closely. "Every act and deed leading to a humanitarian exchange of ill and wounded prisoners of war is encouraging." In reply to a question, Hagerty said he had no information on how many prisoners might be exchanged under the agreement. POWs (Continued from PM< 1> Including all of the key points, The Communists agreed to the following point: of Daniel's plan:: 1. Exchange of all sick and wounded prisoners, including those with minor disabilities along with the seriously injured. This means direct repatriation to their homelands of all prisoners, including those who, under the Geneva Convention of 1949, would otherwise be sent to neutral countries. 2. Panmunjom will be the exchange point. 3. Both sides will report the number of sick and wounded to be traded, and break the figures down by nationality. 4. The prisoners to be exchanged will be delivered to Pan munjom in groups of 25. 5. Both sides will present rosters giving name, rank and nationality when delivering prisoners, am sign receipts for those delivered. The Reds said they would sub mlt changes and additions to other points of the plan. Adm. Daniel said he thought the Reds were not prepared to Stan the exchange immediately because 'their staff work is not ready for them to make the exchange." During the discussions, the Communists made only one reserva tion. Lee said: "We reserve the right to ask for the accommodation in a neutral country of those prisoners of war n the custody of your side who will not be directly repatriated.' This puzzled Allied negotiators, since it already had been agreed to bypass Article 110 of the Geneva Convention, which assigns a neutral country to prisoners with minor wounds who might be able ,o fight again within a year. Lee made no reference to sick and wounded in the statement, and n this advance U. N. camp it was assumed he referred to an over-al] exchange of prisoners that would ollow a complete armistice. This vould be in line with a recent proposal by Red Chinese Premier Chou En-lai for the over-all ex- :hange of prisoners under Article 109 of the Geneva Convention. Article 109 provides that sick and vounded prisoners need not be exchanged against their wishes during hostilities. The Communists proposed. March ;0 that* prisoners who dp not want o return home be given to the Custody of a neutral country until heir fate is determined. About 1,000 of the approximately 132,000 Tisoners in Allied hands have indicated they do not want to go lome. At Tuesday's liaison meeting, at 'anmunjom, Adm. Daniel told the Reds the D. N. accepted the sick nd wounded repatriation plan. The Reds immediately asked for recess of 20 minutes, and ex- ended it for another 20 minutes, 'hen Lee announced that the Reds would agree to the exchange. He added, however, that the Reds would submit their versions of the following parts of the Daniel's plan: 1. Exchange to begin within seven days after details are set? tied. 2. Delivery of prisoners at the rate of 500 daily until exchange is completed. 3. Liaison groups would have free access to the Panmutijom area. 4. The number of persons in the Negroes Jailed In Death of Wilson Man OSCEOLA — Two Negro women were in jail here today in connection with the death of Henry Howard, M, Negro of Wilson. Willie Jean Johnson, 32, oi Wilson is charged with manslaughter and Betty Jean Robinson, 23, also of Wilson, has been jailed on a charge of disturbing the peace. Howard died at his home near Wilson last night after suffering a broken neck at a Wilson night spot when he was knocked frctn the porch. Deputy Sheriff J. T. (Buster) Wlgley said WlUte Jean Johnson is charged with knocking Howard from the porch and causing injuries which resulted in his death. Betty Jean Robinson was Involved in the fight and is charged with having struck Howard before he was pushed from the porch, he said. Ark-Mo Purchase Of Greene County Property Okayed WASHINGTON (&)— The Arkansas-Missouri Power Co. of BIythe- j vllle. Ark., will buy all the Arkansas j properties of the Missouri Utilities j Co., of Cape Girardeau. Mo., under \ a Federal Power Commission order j Issued yesterday. j The Blytheville firm will pay j $65,000 — $50,000 to Missouri UttU- I ties and $15,000 to T. J. Rancy and Sons of Little Rock — for the Missouri company's properties in Greene County. Ark. Two Forfeit Bonds In Municipal Court Bonds were forfeited in two cases in Municipal Court this morning. Bruce Metcalf, charged with petit larceny in connection with the theft of 60 gallons of gasoline valued at $18 from Olin Turner of Manila, forfeited bond of $55.50. Violation of the motor vehicle code in failing to display the proper cab card brought forfeiture of a $50 bond by Robert Leake. Panmunjom area, including personnel being exchanged, should not exceed 300 on each side at any one ;lme. Allied officers said they considered these minor points that readily could be worked out. They said they anticipated no trouble reaching, swift settlement. The Communists apparently backed Into an agreement to exchange sick and wounded civi- ian internees as well as military prisoners. They adopted the U. N. erminology calling: for exchange of sick and wounded "captured personnel," rather than "prisoners of war." About 100 known foreign civilians are held by the Communists, mainly diplomats, missionaries and jusinessmen. They also hold an undetermined number of South Korean political prisoners. The U. N. holds thousands of North Koreans who, swept up in the tides ; of war, were reclassifled from ! nilitary prisoners to civilian Inter- j nees. This '53 BUICK is only $ 2.305 delivered! It's the highest-powered SPECIAL in Buick history. It has more luxury, a finer ride, greater comfort. Yet this big, roomy performer holds the price line — delivers for just a few dollars more than the "low-price" cars. Better drop in and see this great value now. *2-door, 6-passenger Sedan, Model 430, ilfuslro'ed. Optional equipment, accessories, stole and local taxes, il any, additional. Prices max vary slightly in adjoining commurjiries due to shipping choroei. AW prices lub/ccf (o change without nofice. Langston-McWaters Buick Co. 110 West Walnut Blytheville gtmrnmns txctaire nWttnlni power! Yes, Fab washes matt of your clothes whiter — whiter without a bleach than any other product with a bleach in the Wash water. If you add bleach to Fab, for your few extra- soiled clothes, they'll come far whiter than with any other product •nd a bleach! Also, Fab outcleans any soapl Washes out dirt; leaves no dulling soap scum! WitlMbts cetors tHk Mint*, to* I Easter Seal Drivt Donations Now Total $1,986 Proceeds from the Easter Seal drive have reached a total of $1,986.49, Mrs Oscar Fendler, chairman, reported today Results of the Lily Parades held throughout the county boosted the amount by $204.95, she said In addition to the $520.21 collected by Blytheville, other parades netted: Leachville, $24.38; Kelser, $41.74; Joiner, $83.70; Luxora, $20.34; and Manila, $34.79. The Blytheville Junior Auxiliary has conducted the drive for the Missisippi County chapter of the Arkansas Association for the Crippled. Although the drive was officially closed April 5, anyone who CED (ContlniMd from Page U the government collects and all It spends in a fiscal year. Collection* for such trust funds as social security are counted as income slnct social security taxes reduce the public's spending power. In the regular budget unspent social security taxes are listed separately as trust funda, This has the effect of increasing the deficit by as many billions u are paid into the trust accounts. Truman's budget for fiscal 1954 predicted a deficit of $9,900,000,000. On a cash basis, however, Truman predicted a deficit of $6,600,000,000. has not purchased seals and wishes | to contribute may contact her, Mr« Pendler said. . f-t Hays Store Presents These Additional Values for (Wednesday Only) Best Grade Pure Lard-8^ 1.00 Fresh, pure—4 Lbs. Pork Sausage-1.00 Sugar Cured—5 Lbs. Smoked Jowls 1.00 Jala Finest OLEO--5ibs.1.00 Fresh Hamburger—3 Lbs. Ground Beef-1.00 April Shower, No. 303 PEAS - - 3 for 1.00 CHUM SALMON 3 Tall Cans Cannon—18 for Wash Cloths-1.00 Cannon, 18 x 36 Towels --4for 1.00 Cannon, Size 20 x 40—3 for Bath Towels -1.00 Fast Color—4 Yds. Prints & Solids 1.00 Spring—10 Doz. Clothes Pins-1.00 Retread Today, the McCaul Way! McCaul Tire Store John Burnett, Mgr. Highway 41 South Phoiu IM2

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