The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 10, 1953 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 10, 1953
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PAQI TWO BLYTHEVII.I.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 1958 Ammunition Situation Sound Stevens Says (Continued from Page 1) entered the war. Symington said the Joint Chiefs of Staff had asked for two billion dollars, but their request was cut May July Oct Commodity And Stock Markets- N«w York Cotton Open High Low 1:15 3315 3320 3311 3316 3326 3335 3324 3335 3331 3340 3331 3330 3340 3348 3340 3346 New Orleans Cotton Open High Low 1:15 May ...... 3310 3316 3305 3315 July ....... 3322 3332 3318 3329 OC5 ...... 3S30 E333 3330 3333 Dec ....... 3338 33:2 3338 3342 Chicago Wheat Open High V-y . .. 224>,4 224!i July . ,. 22614 Chicago Corn Open High May . ,.156 159% July . .. 162S 161»1 Low 223% 226% 22b Low 15" >; 1:15 22-1 'i 226'i 1:15 159 "i 162=. In hnlf because the Pentagon's civilian officials thought the amount excessive. ' At that time, Marshall was defense secretary and Robert A. Lovett—who later succeeded Marshall—was his deputy. Former Secretary of the Army Frank Puce Jr., told the subcommittee yesterday it had been the judgment of MacAarlhur that the Korean Wnr would be over by De cember, 1950. Pace said lie knew of no report by MacArthur to this effecl, but siiici he got thnt impression while attending the Wake Island conference between MacArthur and then President Truman in October, 1950. And he said this was the general thinking at the time both in Washington and the Fnr East. MacArthur later was removed by Truman from his Far Eastern command in a clash over the conduct of the war. "Prove Decisive Action" After the Chinese entered the war in November, 1950, MacArthur told interviewers his winter offensive was launched Oct. 20 in the hope it. would "prove decisive action." When the Chinese came in, lie said, Korea became "a new war with a new opponent and a new army." Soybeans Open High Low 1:15 May .. 300»i 302^ 300V4 Sul 3 :! July .. 296 298 295',:, 207 : !i Sept .. 219 1 '! 281 >/ 2 im 281 Nov .. 27P.4 273 271% 272" 2 Ntw York Stocks A T and T 155 5-8 Amer Tobacco 70 3-4 Anaconda Copper 39 1-8 Beth Steel 50 1-2 Chrysler 79 1-4 Coca-Cola 118 1-2 Gen Electric 08 3-4 Gen Motors 61 3-4 Montgomery Ward 63 3-8 N Y Central. .'.. 207-8 Int Harvester 30 3-8 J C Penney 68 Republic Steel 47 1-2 Radio 25 3-4 Socony Vacuum 34 SSudebaker 35 7-8 Standard of N J 70 3-4 Texas Corp 54 Sears 58 U S Steel 39 Sou Pac 45 1-8 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, III. I/PI—(USDA)—Hogs 7.500; active, uneven; mostly 15 to 25 higher than Thursday's ave'.-'vo: bulk choice 180-230 Ibs 21.50-05; few loads mostly choice Nos. 1 nnd 2 210-225 Ibs 21.15; one load mostly choice No, 1 around 210 Ibs 21.85; bulk 240-270 Ibs 20.75-21.50: 270300 Ibs 20.25-75; 150-170 Ibs 20.0021.25; 120-140 Ibs 17.00-19.00; sows 400 Ibs down 10.75-20.25; heavier sows 17.76-18.25: boars 13.00-15.50. Cattle 1,100, calves 800; opening about steady on steers, heifers aud cows; narrow demand for utility and commercial cows, however, few small lots and one loud of commercial and good steers and heifers 17.50-20.00; ut. ii: ty and r • mercial cows 13.00-14.50. DULLES (Continued from Page 1) to a U. N. trusteeship for Formosa. Arthur Krock. the Washington correspondent of the Times, commented that his paper was "only one of several reputable newspapers and press associations that published the story." "It is another instance of the administration getting its wires crossed and blaming the consequences on the press." Krock said. Knowland, Republican policy leader in the Senate, told his colleagues it seemed inconceivable to him that any decision had been (Continued from Page 1) triation." Authorized Slenlnf Gen. Clnrk last niRht authorized signing the disabled prisoners agreement alter interpreters had completed Chinese, Korean and FnRllsh translations and the final draft had been transmitted to Tokyo. Under the pact, the Communists said they would send home 120 Americans; 20 British, 15 French, Turks, Canadians, Greeks nnd Dutch nnd about 450 South Koreans at the rnte of 100 daily. The Allies agreed to hand over 5,100 North Koreans and 700 Chinese nt the rate of 500 daily. The Communist move to resume lull-scale truce talks—deadlocked for a year nnd suspended since Oct. 8 over prisoner exchange— crime in a "very Important" letter delivered at Panmunjom. It wns addressed to the chief Allied negotiator, LI. Oen. William K. Harrison Jr., from the head of the Red clclegnUon, Novth Korean Gen. Nam II. Harrison is In Tokyo. Contents of the letter were not disclosed. However, a Communist spokesman said the proposal clarifies the Red position on exchanging prisoners and calls for reopening of thn full-dress armistice talks now. The Pcl|)tng radio broadcast what It said was Lhe text of the Communist proposal nnd it appeared to restate the points made by Red China's Premier Chotl Enlnl March 30. The points Included: 1. Let nil prisoners go home who choose (o return. 2. Turn over to n neutral country—to be named—all POWs who are listed as not wanting to return to their homelands, 3. Let "our side" filve explanations to POWs "nfraid to return home, thereby attaining a Just solution to the question of repatriation." reached on a pertnnncnt division of Korea. Calling for an inquiry as to the point of origin of what he termed inspired stories, Knowland said: For The Family Medicine Chest SPECIAL OFFER TOP VALUE IN BENJAMIN MOORE PAINTS BUY 1 GALLON WALL SATIN 1 FULL PINT SATIN IMPERVO ENAMEL p . J ThU coupon toed for special offer «f Benjamin Moore Pilnti ] from April lllli to April 18th NAME_ I I AOORES»_ I I •ring Ctupwi to» AUSTIN WICKER Paint-, Glass & Wallpaper 106 E. Main Phone 6207 TB Association Official to Speak At Regional Meet Mrs. Prances Gammill, .executive secretary of the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association, will preside at a luncheon for tuberculosis association secretaries from 15 dates in New Orleans Oct. 2. The executive committee of the Mississippi County association, at a meeting Wednesday, directed Mrs. Gammill to accept the invitation to the Southern Conference. The committee also set the date for the annual association meeting for June 11 in Osceola. Community chairmen who took part in the recent Christmas sea) drive will be honored at this meeting. William H. Wyatt, president of the association, also appointed budget and nominating committees. IN DELL PLAY TONIGHT — "Footloose" k the title of the Dell Junior class play to be presented In the Dell High School auditorium at 7:30 tonight. Cast members pictured above are (.seated, from the left) Peggy Blair, Dorothy Ellis, Carolyn Brinkley, Carole Ann'Ladner, Jo Anne Tate, Peggy Johnston, Jo Ann Hannon, Dickey Simmons and Jimmy Chandler; (standing) Erbon Miles and Doyle Will- bunks. Proceeds will go toward financing the annual junior-senior trip. (Courier News Photo) AIRPORT (Continued from Page 1) on whether Blytheville should have a muntcipEil airport. Any differences of opinion center chiefly around the matter of how immediately should such action be taken considering needs, and the most feasible solution financially. It In conceded by nil concerned thnt a city of BlytheviUe's size should have aviation facilities- Although this city's chances of ever obtaining commercial airline service nre practically nil, tne need for an airport is considered in the light of possibly greater civilian aviation interest, crop-dusting operations and Civil Air Patrol activities. Presence of an airport inipht influence manufacturers In the consideration of Blythci'lUc as an industrial site, it has been pointed out, not only from the (standpoint of air shipments, but also because many industrial nxe- utivcs nowadays fly from plant to plant. Joint use nt the reactivated base by both military and civilian aircraft has been pointed out as a solution. Others, however, hold that the Air Force will never permit Mich Joint iifie in this case be- cause of the differences in aircraft involved. One former Air Force pilot pointed .out that if the average small civilian plane over encountered the "propwash" of a transport-type craft such as the Air Force plans to use here, the smaller plane would be a "goner." In discussions of establishment of an airport here for civilian use. the inability of most municipal fields to operate on a break-even financial basis has been a major aspect. If farm land at the air base here had not been rented while the city was operating the present airport the operating deficit would have been almost insurmountable. ' As a means of solving this particular problem involved in setting up a new municipal airport it has been sufigrstcd that the city such a field to a private opuvnlor wno would pi\y the city a fixed amount for its use. Making ends meet would then be the problem of the lessee, who, as a private businessman would have somewhat greater leeway in running his business than would the city. As one ex' ample, , he. could offer charter night service, an unVrUking that would be precarious at best for a city. Operation of a municipal airport by an airport com mission al- so is favored by city officials. The commission plan of airport operation has been discussed periodically here for years, but each time the proposal has died a- borning. Advantages of the commission plan include removal of airport operation from political Influences. It also means one less worry for the mayor and city council. Airport commissions generally are composed of citizens — some with and some without aviation experience — who are appointed for staggered terms. This way, no one administration can "pack" a commission. And should a municipal airport be established here in the foreseeable future, it would necessarily be a modest affair. Assuming that as much as 530,000 remained in the airport fund for use when such a project was undertaken, (his amount would not build anything except the bare necessities. All parties considering the airport question are agreed, however, that a simple air strip would meet present needs. Such a strip probably would run north and south, since prevailing winds here are southerly. It might be of concrete, asphalt or simply well- drained tuif, depending on money available. * But whatever the outcome of the question of a new municipal airport for Blytheville, the mat- BAPTIST (Continued from Page 1) Mrs. C. R. Rowland, 1218 Holly. The Meltons have two children, Faith Ann, 5. and Dwight Dan, 3. Mrs. Melton and the children have made ifrtfr home with her parents here while the Rev. Mr. Melton traveled as an international evangelist. ter today remains a "wait-and- see" proposition — at least until a decision is reached on the matter of the CAA and the city's airport fund. Obituaries Former Resident's Mother Succumbs Mrs. Dan Bates at Pocahontas, mother of Mrs. Nixon Shivley, former Blythevllle resident, died at Pocahontas last night. She Is survived by her husband. 10 children, 13 grandchildren and one' great-grandchild. Funeral arrangements were incomplete today. * » • Rites Held for Infant Graveside services for Willie Raymond McMillin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth McMillin of 521 South Lake Street, who died following birth at the home yesterday, were conducted at 11 a.m. today at Dogwood Cemetery Cobb Funeral Home was in charge. Other survivors Include a sister, Edna Louise McMillin and a brother, Billie Gene McMillin. COURT (Continued from Page 1) ready suffered sufficiently for the act, and that a prison term would be a "tragic end" to the life of her daughter, a student in high school here. In other action completing the court term. Eligha Gordon on his plea of guilty to burglary was given a three-year sentence suspended on restitution, payment of court costs and during good behavior on recommendation of the prosecuting attor- Toastmasters Club Installs New Officers New officers for the coining ye»r were installed at a meeting of the- Toastmasters Club here last night. Fred Sandefur, outgoing president, installed Gil Smythe as president, J. P.. Garrott as vice president, &nest McKenzle as secretary, Kenneth Richardson as treasurer, Jack. Jordan as sergeant-at-arms and Robert Jamison as education chairman. Mr. Sandefur will serve ai deputy governor. Speakers at last night's meeting were Kemper Bruton, Kenneth Richardson, Uoyd Whittaker, Dick Roberts and Pat Corrigan. H. B. Richardson was toastmaster and Keith Bilbrey was topicmaster. Guests included Prank Wagner, Craig Taylor, Mayor Dan Blodgett and Bob Blount, president-elect of the Little Rock Toftstmasters Club. ney. A grand larceny charge against James Willie Robinson was reduced to petit larceny on recommendation of the prosecuting attorney, and a prison sentence of 45 days pronounced. Charges of robbery against John Davis, alias Willie Lee Brown, and Hazel Brown were continued until the next term of court. Bond wa» set at 12,500 for Davis. The ruby was <fhe first of th» precious stones to' be synthesized on a commercial scale, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. MASTER MOWER There is a YAZOO MASTER MOWER for every mow in; job. . . large or small. Sizes: 2024-48-72 inch cut. JtolOH.P. 4-cycle engine. The Modern Way To Cut Your Grass! The most sensational Power Lawn Mower to be introduced anywhere. LIGHT RUNNING * ECONOMICAL EFFICIENT if STURDY - CUTS TALLEST WEEDS — CUTS LIGHT BRUSH — CUTS ANY BEAUTIFUL LAWN This mower knows no height of grass. See this mower TODAY! *.;•'• DEALERS: Blytheville, Ark. Holland, Missouri 1 "" 11 * ?' Capehart Furniture Sror. Hubbard Hardware Co. Missco Implement Co. Utley Lumber Company DISTRIBUTOR—Arkansas Grocer Co., Inc.—Phone 4505 FQIt YOU CAH*T &E&T J^ A GENERAL 1MOTOIZS MASTERPIECE • Its Great Name Makes Its Price Remarkable! Consider the respect In wlilch the name Pontlac Is held—then consider thnt this great car is priced only a few dollars above the lowest—and you can come to only one conclusion : that here, indeed, is the biggest value your automobile dollar can buy. The reason is very simple: Pontlac is the one car deliberately engineered to gire you features of the costliest cars at a price right next to the lowest. This has been true for years—but never more evident than in the wonderful new 1953 Pontlac. You see proof of this in Its distinctive Dual-Streak styling, In its luxurious color-keyed interiors, and In Its longer wheelbase and road-hugging weight. You see it even more when you get behind the wheel and realize that under the hood there's more power than you'll ever likely need. And as the years and the miles roll by, you get the most positive evidence of all in its amazingly low maintenance cost. Why not take your first step toward enjoying the pride and pleasure" of Pontlac ownership by investigating Pontiac's modest cost? You'll quickly see that so low a price on so great a car represents a truly remarkable value. Come in at your iirst opportunity. You'll be very glad you did. HIGHLIGHTS Of POHTIAC QUALITY AMD VALUtl Long laa-lnch Wheelba»e Exclusive Hiial-ltange Power Train* for Superb Performance hexiilllul, Ilooniy, Luxuriant HoiHe* by Usher (ieneral Motor* Lownut Priced Eight Powerful HlgK-i;o«ipre»»lon Engine Evlnbllnheil Economy, Long Life and High He-nale Value Exceptional Steering and Parking Kane •Optional at litre sow. y NOBLE GILL PONTIAC, INC 5th & Walnut Blytheville, Ark.

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