The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 23, 1956 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, February 23, 1956
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PXOtt TWO MDDC Elects Kennelt Man Group Heart Of Induitrial Proipectt By H. L. YEAGEJt KENrJETT — Jta rarmer, merchant of Kennett, was elected president of the Missouri Delta Development Commission at the annual meeting Monday night, He succeeds Dr Prank Sission ol Sikeston. Ninety-three representatives of the seven southeast Missouri counties served by the commission attended the banquet and business meeting at the Cotton Boll Hotel. Dr Frank Sission, president, stated that "besides the seven industries obtained for the area, great benefits have been gained in alerting the communities and industries to opportunities." The commission has been in operation t»o years. Patterson Speaks He introduced a number of rep- BLTTHBTILLI (AKK.) COUSnCR MEW» Mar May July Oct Commodity And Stock Markets- Obituary New York Cotton 3516 3542 3425 3215 3511 3M8 34M 3232 3576 3542 3425 32U 3671 3545 3447 3221 3514 3541 3445 3220 22P& 211% iC3Cl">o.n.i -_vi <> -•operation with MDDC had been notable. .„ State Representative J. P. 'Pat Patterson of the 10th District spoke briefly He with Sam Hunter of New Madrid and Gordon Wright of Caruthersville are on a committee promoting the bridge to span the Mississippi River and linking northwest Tennessee and southeast Missouri. Theo J. Krauss, executive vice- president of Associated Industries of Missouri, was guest speaker. He pointed out factors necessary and sought in community, labor and industry relationship. Beautification of cities, homes and highways, as a part of the program and efforts of MDDC, was reported on and accentuated "in a report by Mrs. Inez L. Sapp, committee chairman, of Bloomfield. Lisis Industries Don P. Poster, executive vice-president of the Commission with main office at Dexter, listed five or more industries that had been brought to the area in its two j'ears of organization. He said, "there are 12 active prospects which we believe are definite possibilities because their stated requirements are within our range of supply, and because of then- continued interest and contact with us." He said inquiries are continually received and that they are furnished information. Personal contacts are made in the follow-ups If there is merit and sufficient interest. The executive committee elected to serve for the ensuing year follows: Pemiscot County: S. T. Bush, Caruthersville; Noah Barkovitz, Hayti. _ Butler_ County. Harlow Dunn and James Belnap, Poplar Bluff. New Madrid County: Sam Hunter. New Madrid; J. Raymond Lucy, Parma. Stoodard County: Herbert Thrower and Herbert Mapuner, Dexter. Dunklin County. Jim Farmer and Charlie Baker. Kennett. Scott County: Henry Hood, Elmo; Frank Session, Sikeston. Mississippi County: Woodrow Simmons. Charleston; Al Weaver, East Prairie. The committee's organization resulted in the election of Farmer; S. T. Bush, first vice president: Sam Hunter, second vice-president; and J. Raymond Lucy, secretary-treasurer. New Orleans Cotton Mar 3574 3574 3574 May 3541 3547 3539 July 3428 3447 3427 Oct 3213 3J24 3213 Chicago Wheat Mir .... 219*; 321*1, May .... 216Vi 211% Chicago Corn Mar .... 131% 131% --; May .... 135!:, 135',i 134% 13aH Chicago Soybeans Mar .... 269 263 259 May .... 263'4 267V, 263!4 TurJ 262 266% .. 26T Sept .... 248 Tnrc. 250 Religious Film at Base A religious fllm, "Simon Peter," will be shown at Blytheville Air Force Base chapel at 7 p.m. today. Chaplain Don Maxfield has invited the public to attend. 183 1-8 7° 3-8 74 1-8 Clifton McGhee, Number Nine Former, Dies Services for Clifton MoGhM, 96- year-old Number Nine farmer, will be conducted »t 9 a.m. tomorow at Church of the Immaculate Conception by the Rev. Amos Enderlin. _ . Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery with Howard Funeral Service in charge. Rosary will be said at Howard chapel tonight at 7. Mr McOhee died yesterday at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis following a six-month illness. Born in Aberdeen, Miss., he had made his home in the Blytheville vicinity for the past 33 years. He was a" veteran of World War II. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Opal Hardesty McGhee: one son, Roger: one daughter. Christine McGriee; all of Blytheville: his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Henry McGhee of Blytheville- one brother, Woodrow Mc- 248 249% Qhe ; O f Blytheville, and four sisters Mrs. Duran Essary of Caruthersville, Mrs. Steve Mosley of Mo- b'le, Ala.. Mrs. Robert Jones ana Mrs'. Jim Haynes of Blytheville. Pallbeaers will be Bill McGhee, 152 3-4 i Joe Atkins. Steve Mosley. Curtis ,4 1-4 | Odom, Louis Hardest}', and Trevor PROBE 123 5-8 51 1-8 Branscum. I. C. Un(tJen*">od Dies at Age 91 New York Stock* A T and T Amer Tobacco .. Anaconda Copper Beth Steel ... Chrysler . ... Coca-Cola . . Gen Electric . Gen Motors . Montgomery Ward 89 N Y Central 43 1-2 Int Harvester 38 Republic Steel « I- 2 Radio 45 J ' 4 Jacob C. Underwood, 91-year Socony Vacuum 68 1-2 j olt | grandfather with 44 grandcml- Standard of N J 153 1-4 | dren and 25 great grandchildren, Texas Corp 120 i" 4 ! died at his home near Caraway 33 1-8 i yesterday. " ' " Services will be held this afternoon at Caraway Church of Christ. The Rev. O. C. Pickens will officiate and burial will be in Nettleton Cemetery. Mr. Underwood moved to the Caraway community .50 years ago. He was born in llinpis. At the time of his death he was a retired farmer. Survivors include four sons, Clarence, Crescent City, Calif.. O. C. and Ted, New Harmony. Ind., and France, of Flint, Mich.: a stepson, Oscar Williams, of St. Louis: three daughters, Mrs. Emmie Plunk, Riy- ervale; Mrs. Eva Little, New Harmony, Ind.; and Mrs. Ruth Woods, Manila. Mrs. A. L Oliver Dies in C'ville Mrs. Arthur L. Oliver, well-known in this area, died this morning in Caruthersville. She was the widow of Arthur L. Oliver, who had been prominent as a Missouri attorney. Services are incomplete. Mrs. Oliver had been a visitor to Blytheville many times at the home of'Mr. and Mrs. James B. Clark. Included in survivors are two sons, James Oliver, of New York, and John Oliver, St. Louis attorney. (Continued from Pat* M vestlgation developed after Sen. Francis Case (R-SD), during the batile over the natural gu bill, said h* had rejected a *3,5pO campaign contribution because he thought It indicated an "abnormal interest" in his position on the legislator Special Committee After the bll had passed 53-38, the Senate set up a specs! four- member commttee under the chairmanship of Sen. George (D- Ga) to investigate whether an improper attempt had been made to influence Case's vote. It was authorized to inquire into the Case incident only. The George committee, which is to resume public hearings Tuesday, has traced the W,500 rejected by Case to the personal funds of Howard B. Keck, president of the Superior Oil Co, of California. The money was relayed to a frienc of Case by two lawyers for the oi! and gas producing company. President Eisenhower vetoed the gas bill last Friday. The new eight-member committee is authorized to spend up to S350.000 and is directed to submit a final report by Jan. 1. It will submit recommendations for tght- enng election and lobbying laws The only vote against creation of the committee was cast by Sen Langer (R-ND). He said influence peddling is "old as the hills" anc :he Senate would do better to gei on with passing an elections reform bill pending on its calendar since last June. &ears U S Steel 55 5-8 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. IB—0SDA — Hogs 10,700; active; strong to 5 higher on !80 Ib up; strong to 25 higher on 180 Ib up; grade 200-225 Ib averages 13.00; oulk mixed lots U. S. Nos. 1, 2 and 3 grade 180-240 Ib 12.25-50 with up to 260 Ib mostly D. S. No 3 grade 12.00; 140-170 Ib 10.25-11.50 and 100130 Ib largely 8.25-10.00; sows 25 higher; under 400 Ib weights 10.5011.00 and 400 Ib up 9.50-10.5; boars calves 600; trade dull- about steady; several loads and lots choice 1,000-1,125-lb steers 19.00-50; several loads commercial to low good 14.00-16.00; scattered sales good and choice heifers 16.0017.50; cows dull about steady; utility and commercial' cows 11.0012.50; commercial individuals up to 13.00; canners, and cutters 8.5011.00; bulls steady; utility and commercial kinds 1Z.50-H.50; veaj- ' and choice choice and 5,50-7.00. Cattle 2,600: ers 1.00 lower; 18.00-24.00; few . good high .-. prime 25.00-26.00; utility and commercial 14.00-11.00; culls 8.00-12.00. Sudan to Probe Prisoners' Death CAIRO, Egypt UP) — Officials of newly independent Sudan have launched an investigation into the reported deaths of 190 prisoners in a jail at Kosti, no miles south of Khartoum. The prisoners reportedly died from intense heat in a badly ventilated jail. They were among 680 persons arrested Sunday when police clashed with tenant farmers depending advance payments before turning over their cotton crop. Fifteen persons were killed in the I fighting. 'KE (Continued from Page 1) have not asked President Eisen hower whether he would be a can didate for a second term, nor has he told me his intentions. • "My own personal opinion is surely no secret. I have expressec it often. I have been making plans for the convention and the cam palgn on the assumption that Pres irient Eisenhower would be the can didate for a second term., I also have said that I personally belieyec he would run if he felt he was able." Until yesterday Hagerty had re fused to discuss any aspect of th second term question. He had : "no comment" scores of times He surprised reporters preparec to argue with him when he readil agreed yesterday that they wer entitled to know it if any White House official such as Adams was passing word that Eisenhower would run again. Many times earlier Hagerty had said that once the President made up his mind, the decision would be announced as soon as possible. Eisenhower himself also has promised that. So hagerty said he had checked by telephone with Adams, who was in Washington, and that Eisenhower has been vacationing here since Feb. 15 at the plantation home of Secretary of the Treasury Humphrey. After a week Fifth Person Is Arrested In To Fraud Case MANILA SWEETHEART—Melba Cqrnish, daughter of Mr, and Mrs V. C. Cornich, has been named 1956 FFA Sweetheart of Manila High School's chapter.. She will compete for the County Federation title on March 19 to Blytheville. LITTIiE ROCK «P)~-Secret Service agents have picked up another Little Rock man in the J5,000 income tax swindle of the federal government. Agent James L. Lewis said yesterday that Charles Edward Carter, a former postal employe, had been arrested. Carter was scheduled to be arraigned on federal charges before U. S. Commissioner Lee Miles today. Carter is the fifth person. Including two government employes, to be arrested in the Iraud. .The others, all charged with forgery, uttering and conspiracy to defraud, are Wallace Williams, 28, a clerk in the Internal Revenue Service office here; Jewell T. Shaver Jr., 35, a postal clerk; E. E. (Buster) Williams, 50-year-old used car dealer; and Orby J. Biggs, 42, a trucking contractor. Lewis said the men ftled 21 fictitious income tax returns', and collected refunds totaling ?5,000 on 24. of them. A woman cashier in a North Lit- tlfi-Roefc-«tperniai'Ki>L iet of Collision Reported Police reported a collision today in the 2000 block of West Main.' According to the report, Elaine Rogers, Route 3, was backing away from the curbing. Carrie Johnson, 1519 W. Main, was driving past at of seclusion with the President Humphrey said Tuesday nigh that he had "no idea" whether Eisenhower would run again. investigation by federal officers after she noticed one man cashed two tax refund checks under different names. Pemiscot Vote* Up Road Taxes CARUTHEKSVILLE — A favorable vote for more taxes for thre« of Pemiscot County's four ro»d district* were approved in an election this month, the County Cleric'* office report*. Hayti district .did not vote when the other district* asked for funds above the 35 cents on >100 assessed valuation of property maximum which the County Court can appropriate. Little Prairie district, including Caruthersville, approved 5 cents more on $100 assessed valuation by a 41-11 margin. Cooter district and county district. Including the towns of Wardell, Steele and Holland, approved increases of 15 cents above the appropriated 35 cents. The vot* was 27-0 at Cooler and 302-51 for the county. Caruthtrsvillt Dogs Poisoned jjB - At i««*t six do« h*ve died and eight otheri have receiv«J treatment b«»uie someone Ml out some potion In tht vicinity at We*t Oxth Street her* during the nighU before aunrlM Monday and Tueiday, according to Nell Thompson, city Kid county doe catcher. He quoted Dr. J. V. Moore, HayU veterinarian, u saying the unknown person* apparently \u* "rat poison." Although nothing of the »rt nu been reported to have oocurrtd parent* were fearful their WM» children might have eaten *>m» of the poison which wa* lUppoMd- ly fed to the dog« In «m« kind of meat. Read Courier N«wa ClM«ifi«i Adi. Cops' Faces Red OKLAHOMA CITY W) — Police huddled in closed session yesterday, hatching plans to stop a wave of burglaries. While they were conferring, someone took $40 in change and several packs of cigarettes from a vending machine in another part of police headquarters. the time. Minor damage to the Johnson car resulted. Delta Propane APPLIANCES INSTALLATION TRACTOR CONVERSIONS Phone For Free Estimates R. C. FARr? & SONS Owners Phone 3-4662 — 400 Railroad Phone 3-4567 Centrally Located For Easy Shopping oLenet HI-WAY DRUG We Give Top Value Stamps Prentl. H.Her. Rej. Pharnuci.t * Mrr Chtrlw Br. S d<m, wrwr Main at Division Phoiu 2-2018 PICKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET • Fresh Fruit & Produce • Fresh Dressed Poultry » The Finest in Beef, Veal, Lamb & Pork Nationally Advertiied & Fancy Grocerie* 2-2043 Call In We Delirer Come In 1044 Chick Maxfield Is Church Speaker Chaplain Don Maxlield of Blytheville Air Force Base, was principal speaker last night at First Christian Church's annual Week ol Compassion brotherhood dinner. Chaplain Maxfield spoke on his work as a military chaplain. The dinner was one of the highlights ol the church's observance of Week ot Compassion. mnounce MRS. WILBUR WAHL, well known Blytheville resident and saleslady has accepted position as manager of THOMPSON'S YOUNG AGES, Blytheville's newest and most modern children's shop. Mrs. Wahl has been associated with children's wear for many years and has valuable sales experience that we feel will be very helpful to you. Mrs. Wahl is completely familiar with style trends, fittings, and needs of the small fry. New Spring and Summer creation* are arriving daily and we hope to offer you the greatest selection ever of finer children's wear, both style and pricewise. A* always, we shall endeavor to bring you the odd, the unusual, the different. We know you will agree with us that Mrs. Wahl can, and will render the fine service required by the people of this community . . . come by and ••)• "hello". Thompson's Young Ages 114 W. Main tt. Blytheville, Ark. "A Spcctefty Sfwp With Sptcfe/tx MtrchonoW' BIGGE 24 $22.95 Matching Swivel Base Included Free! 299 95 Completely Installed and Guaranteed MODEL 24T070 . . , .This giant size set is equipped with new long life tubes and all the exclusive General feature*. "Set and forget" volume with push-pull on-off switch. Large 24" screen gives extra sharp picture contrast. MATCHING SWIVEL BASE INCLUDED FREE. Medel 24TI70 JIMMIE EDWARDS FURNITURE CO. I ipcI (Moi«) (Mac) A ^jDaiiiels-Williams Ins. Liability & Auto 106 S. Second St. Phonei 3-3541 - Z-Z747 I Blytheville, Arkamas o ** COMPLETE COVERAGE j FOR # Inland Marine CAN'T STOP THE OUtlH MAR* WITH A CLOTHESLINE, .any m«« *«r> ywi can keep o tornado from hitting your hout*. tut yov ca« buy Insurance — the right kind, in the right amount. Wt'H b« •lad lo odviM. NOBLE GILL AGENCY GLENCOE BLDG. p h°- 3-6868 Wells-2" to 16" Irrigation - Industrial - Municipal - Domestic WATER is our BUSINESS W« Drill For It Pump U Soften It Filter It Cool It Irrigate With It GINNERS - TAKE NOTICE: Let us furnish your water needs for fire fighting power unit cooling, for sUtifiers. HOME WATER SYSTEMS 3 Yean to Pay Complete iron removal, filtering and softening system* built to fit yonr needs. ' We have the answer to your need* for greater water volume and pressure*. McKinnon Irrigation Co. PKone 112 or 19Q — Manila, Ark.

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