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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THB DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OT NORTHIAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. LI—NO. 198 Blytheville Courier Blytheville Daily News Blytheville Herald Mississippi Valley Leadtr BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1955 SIXTEEN PAGES Except Sunday Published Daily SINGLE COPY FIVE CENTS New Saar Settlement Is Target West Germany, France to Try For Solution By BRACK CURRY BONN, Germany (AP) — France and West Germany have agreed to seek a new solution for the Saar problem. French Foreign Minister Antoine Pinay and West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer announced in a joint communique yesterday they would tackle the problem in cooperation with the new Saar-government to be elected Dec. 18. They said the solution would be sought in the light of the referendum of Oct. 23 in which Saarland- ers voted two to one against "Ell- ropeanization" of their rich borderland. This anti-Europeanization vote is tow accepted by the French as showing clearly that the Saarland- ers want eventually to return to their German fatherland. Unity Is Goal The French and German governments, in seeking a new solution, hope to eliminate the coal and steel basin as a cause of friction in their goal toward European unity. Pinay had a three-hour talk with the 79-year-old Adenauer. It was the first major conference for the chancellor since he became ill on Oct. 7. No hint of the probable nature of the new solution was given. In the negotiations which led to the rearmament of West Germany in alliance with NATO. France and Germany agreed to, "Europeaniza- tion" of the Saar. A commissioner appointed by seven West European all'.es was to be placed over the Saar which would have its own internal government. France would retain its economic hegemony over the area in lieu of World War U reparations, and to balance her coal and steel production against. Germany's in the European coal and steel pool. Huffman Resigned Pro-German parties defeated the Europeanviation project, however, and the pro-French premier of the Saar, Johannes Hoffmann See SAAR on Page II -'.ri'SiSS?* 1 ;! Missing Woman Reported Seen St. Louis Cab Driver Says He Spied Her Duck Population Is on Rise This late afternoon picture of ducks on the Big Lake game preserve is indicative of a rising duck population. Federal Game Warden Joe Morton says there sire about 50,000 ducks on the lake now. More, he stated, are on the way, moving, in on the heels of a cold front which hit BlythevUle this morning. Morton pointed out, however, that hunting hasn't been too good the past few days at Big Lake as the ducks have become shy because of excessive gun pressure. Year may set a record for hunters in this area and Morton said duck population is at a six-year high. (Courier News Photo) House Probers Hit CCC 'Favoritism, Negligence By WILLIAM F. ARBOGAST WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional investigators have turned over to the General Accounting Office reports of some Commodity Credit Corp. practices which they said "may have serious and possibly scandalous proportions." The statement is contained in a 300-page report made by the staff of the House Appropriations Committee on major activities of the Agriculture Department. The report, dated Dec. -9, 1954* • •• By SONNY SANDERS Courier News Correspondent CARUTHERSVILLE — The missing Caruthersville dentist's wife was reported seen by a cab driver in St. Louis last Friday morning. Dr. Joe Pinion said Sunday afternoon. A woman thought to be Mrs. Jean Pinion asked a St. Louis cab driver to show her how to leave the city limits and head south on U. S. Highway 67 toward home, according to information received by Pinion. Dallas Durham of Caruthersville told Pinion Friday night that a driver of a cab he rode in Friday in St. Louis told him he had helped a woman fitting the description of Mrs. Pinion leave St. Louis that day. Driving Cadillac The cnb driver reportedly said the woman was driving a grey 1953 Cadillac convert! bit. Pinion sa id he telephoned his wife's parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Clayton of St. Louis, and that they) had been unable to locate the cab driver ns Mr. Durham wasn't sure of the company which owned the cab in Which he rode. Pinion said the cab driver wasj told by the woman that she had a< taxi driver help her find her way! out of Springfield, Mo., earlier last week. ! Mrs. Pinion borrowed a neighbor's Cadillac with Missouri license Y-65-272 II days ago and hasn't returned yet. Not Stolen Authorities in six states have been asked to keep on the alert for'Mrs. Pinion, who is believed to be a victim of amnesia. The car, belonging to Dr. Woodrow Lamb, hasnt been listed as stolen as "it was only borrowed," according to county officers . Sheriff John Hosier said Sunday afternoon that he doesn't have any Idea what could have happened to her. Clyde Orton, chief deputy sheriff, txpressed a belief that no foul play has occurred because the car would then likely be abandoned and soon found, Dr. Pinion said his wife's father is afraid some foul play has taken place. . A service station attendant at ffvTnando, Miss., saw a woman he believes was Mrs. Pinion the day after she disappeared, according to a poUce radio hookup report to the aherlff's office here. The woman told the attendant that she was going to New Orleans, according to report* received here. Mra. Pinion Is five f««t four and weight 1«6 pound*. and still locked up in committee files, hinted at what it called "favoritism* in awarding contracts and "culpable negligence" in purchasing supplies. It said there is .sometimes an attitude in handling stored crop surpluses that. since "only government-olwned commodities and taxpayers' dollars are involved ~ Why Worry!" The report was prepared primarily ior the committee's information, and became available indi- lec ^i'- . . ... .1 It is to be a period of reeupera-j. Its major criticism was directed t!on thafc may wel , determjne hls • plans as to whether he will seek • • __,_ „ another term in the White House, die surplus crops, and the CCC SI Accompnnied by Mrs Eiscnhow- oporating agency, the ommoduyi er> who Wfts celebr(lling ner 5gth birthday, the President left by automobile at 10:42 a.m. IEST) on the 80-mile trip. !ke, Mamie Leave For Gettsyburg WASHINGTON (AP) — President Eisenhower left Washington today for a six weeks stay at his beloved Gettysburg, at the Commodity Credit Corp. The departments major agency to han- Stabilization Service. Deficiencies Found The report dealt generally with activities in which it said "deficiencies warranting (he attention of the committee" were found and cited what it called "numerous instances and examples of such deficiencies." It emphasized that, the objectionable conditions do not exist in all activities of the department, and praised the "great majority" of rtepnrment mployes as. "loyal, conscientious and general- 1 ly compsieni," "Prom observations to date," ( the investigators said in their syn-; i opsis, ."there is no assurance that undersecretary of state. During the. morning business ses- the corrective actions warranted | Fion_ it was decided to send the Merchants Elect Officers For New Year J. L. Westbrook jr., of Westbrook's Family Shoe Store, was elected chairman of the retail merchants division of Blytheville Chamber of Commerce according to Jada McGuire, Chamber manager. Norwood Courtney, manager of his pic.sidendnl assistant, Sherman! Sterling store, was named vice chair- Adnir.s, and Herbert Hoover Jr. j man and Bob Bay, managpr of Eisenhower looked so fit and re- I'lxor! that if reporters had not known about his heart attack, they never would have guessed he was taking it easy. For the first time since he was s!r:'-ken with his heart attack on Sept. 24, Eisenhower went to work this morning. He arrived at his office just before 8:30 a.m. and s;nv Heuer Shoe Store, was elected treasurer. Hardy Aston is the retiring chair- by administrative shortcomings will he initiated independently by the department." The report did not state the pe- Dec. 1 The trip to Gettysburg was ex- Sec IKK, MAMIE on Page 11 riod of time covered by the investigation but said many of the! raphers and White House help who prnci.ic.es criiicixcd occurred in-came down to see. him off. 1912, 1953 and 1954. In connection with CCC storage procurement practices, the investigators said that in July 1053 and April 1954. the CCC advertised for bids for the precMon of storage Sec HOUSE on Piiffe 11 presidential" plane to Geneva to | man. The new officers will takr office pick up Secretary of State Dulles.'"" As his limousine pulled away from the White House, isenhowerj waved gaily to reporters, photoy-j Caruthersville Man Is Killed PARAGOULD, Ark. (;Fi—A former Missouri trucker, Johnny Franklin Howard, 35, was shot, to clenth near here early yesterday at the home ol his brother-in-law. Sheriff Chester Shirley said Ervin Wiseman, 42, Howard's brolher- -in-hw who is a tenant farmer living five miles south of here, admitted he shot Howard with a shotgun after Howard waved a .32 caliber pistol at him. Shirley said Howard, \vho had moved here from Cimithersvlllo, Mo,, a month ago, was staying overnight with his wife at the Wiseman home. Both men .had been drinking before the shooting, the sheriff added. New Grovel Set- For Highway 14 Additional gravel base material will be placed en Highway 14 from the junction of Highway 181 to the junction of Highway 40 at Lepanlo— some 13 miles—Arkansas Highway Department has announced. Estimated cost is $4D,OCO. Inside Today's Courier News , . . Only Orange Bowl Has Teams Picked . . . Race Tiffht- ens m Prn Football League . . . Sports . . . Piijfcs 12 and IS ... . . . Jackson Went ton Par in Kleetlon Petition . . . Editori.il .. . . I'nRR fi . , . Deellnlnff Prices Niil Only Complaint of U, S. Farmers . . . First of a Series . , . Pafifi 5 ... Playwright Dies NEW YORK (/P)—Playwright, Robert E. Sherwood, 59, died tod;;y in No\v York hospital. He suffered a "moderate" heart attack early Saturday and .ifter briefly rallying, had weakened steadily .since noon yesterday. Lonardi Ousted In Argentina By BRUCK HEXOERSON BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Post-Peron Argentina walked a dangerous new path today with provisional President Ed- uarclo Lonardi overthrown and with his friends vowing revenge. Lonarrii, the major general who led the S e p t e m b e r revolution against the dictatorship of Juan Peron, was pushed out of office in a bloodless coup yesterday. Maj. Gen. Pedro Eupenio Aramburu, another general who took part in the anti-Peron movement seven weeks ago, was sworn in to succeed him. The ringleaders of the coup said they did it to stamp out "totalitarian" influences in the Lonardi government and to make sure "true democracy" was built on the ruins of the Peron dictatorship But Lonavdis' frie.nds called it \\ "treason" which would be punished. More (o Conic Prom his exile in Panama. Peron Soviet Refuses UN Membership Deal Wants Mongolia Included In West's Package Offer By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER GENEVA (AP) — Russia has refused a 4 to 13 package deal on U. N. memberships, Western officials reported today. V. M. Molotov is insisting that Outer Mongolia be included in Communist countries to be admitted to the world organization, making it a deal of five Soviet satellites for 13 Western-sponsored nations — 18 in.all, it was reported. This would bring the U. N.'s roll to 78 members. The Soviet position was report- *—— " "* eel to have been made clear in a - _ Denver Man Held For Sabotaging Crashed Airliner m a two-hour talk yesterday between Molotov and U.S. Secretary Dulles. The Western powers were reported divided on these lines: 1. The United States, Dulles told Molotov, • is prepared to abstain from voting against the admittance of four Communist states— Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria and Albania. At first he strongly objected to including Albania, but finally gave way on that point. Britain Favors Five Speak ing of Outer Mongolia. however, one American informant said "how can they expect us to accept as qualified for U.N. membership a country which doesn't seem to have an ambassador in Moscow?" 2. Britain is willing to accept all five of the Soviet candidates. 3. France considers the whole deal should be put on the shelf as long as the Algerian item is still on the U.N. General Assembly's agenda. She walked out of the Assembly when the item was voted onto the asenda. Opposition Dropped An announcement by Henry Ci;bot Lodge Jr., chief U.S. dele- p;-te to the UN. in New York yes- lei-day IVmt the United States had cropped its opposition to Albania, Hungary. Romania and Bulgaria. ciime about 12 hours after- Dulles completed his talk with Molotov Lodi'e said the United States would t'iso abstain on Outer Mongolia's rpplic.Hion. but that he doubted mat that country would get the nt cessary seven votes on the Se- He acted more quiclky thar U.S. officials here expected he would— apparently to get the American position on the record before the Ruv.sians could grab the piny. In return, Lodge expected Austria, Italy. Finland, Ireland, For- tuc-al, Spain, Japan, Cambodia, Ceyldn, Jordan, Laos, Nepal and Libya would be voted in before the end' of the present U. N. General Assembly meeting Dec. 10. It was reported here however, that Dulles in his talk with Molotov also objected to including Albania EIR well as Outer Mongolia in the deal. Emerged Smiling Molotov called on Dulles at his hotel and the. two spent an hour| and 57 minutes closeted with their, advisers. Molotov emerged smiling j from the session to tell reporters j "we had a good talk." American! officials described the convcrsa-i tion as "informal and cordial." The two ministers and their advisers also t ilked about the conference and touched briefly on the DENVER (AP) — A young Denver man was arrested and accused by the FBI today of sabotaging a United Air Lines-plane in which his mother was one of 44 persons perishing in a flaming crash. The FBI announced he is John Gilbert Graham, 23, married and, the father of two small children. Agents said Graham took out an air flight insurance policy ior 537,500 on his mother, Mrs. Daisy King, at the Denver airport shortly before she boarded the plane on her way to Alaska. The plane crashed in a sugar beet field 32 miles north of Denver the night of Nov. 1. Killing all 44 aboard. Witnesses said the plane exploded. Graham's arraignment before a U.S. commissioner was ordered. The FBI said a 3100,000 bond would be recommended. Helped Mother Graham's most recent 'job was helping his mother operate . ,a. drive-in restaurant in Denver. Webb W. Burkee, FBI special agent-in-charge here, and other E gents declined to comment beyond the official statement of Granam's arrest. No details were available immediately as to what caused the DCGB plane to disintegrate at about nn 11,000-foot altitude east of Longmont, Colo. However, it was learned that Graham has been a. construction worker and became familiar with handling dynamite. It also was reported authoritatively that he would be in line for a one-fourth share of his mother's estate, valued at nn estimated S150.000, in the event of her death. At Washington, FBI Director J. d?ar Hoover said Graham would be charged with violation of a section of the federal code which makes it a crime to sabotage a national defense facility or materials. The code defines commercial airliners as among such facilities. Ten Years The maximum penalty for conviction on this charge is 10 years' imprisonment and a SlO.OOO fine. It was expected that a state seriaii* new trn'ubV between Israeli A morning session *m be for AIC | iv.urder charge would be filed and the Arab states. 1 members only. j apainst Graham in Weld County, The atmosphere, nf the Dulles- Frisco Railroad will be host at, aj 1 Moloiov meeting followed a sur-, luncheon with civic and business! turn to softer talk in the Biff Four j'leaders of northeast Arkansas as, said the chances in the Argentine; mcct j n{ , itse <* as Dulles, Molotov.! guests. j government "were expected and. Bri(ish For pi« n secretary Macmil-l After the luncheon. Dr. W. Paul j will continue . There will be| ]jin ,, nt j French Foreign Minister! Brann, associate director of the j others shortly." ! pinny faced up to the fact that 1 industrial Research and Extension! Crowds shouted "Nazis no. dp-j V ;j| n j n three days they must break; Center, University of Arkansas, will | mocracy yes" as the new pa\si-< , Jie ( . on fpi-rnce here in either! discuss the functions of his new; dent took over his office I hostility or hope. XFIP CHAIRMAN — Elbert Johnson has been named county chairman of the National Foundation of Infantile Paralysis. He succeeds A. S. Harrison. Other officers include Jimmy Hyatt, Osceola, co-chairman;. James Brooks, secretary; Billy Tpm- iinson. treasurer, and Mrs. Ana- bet Fill, who joins the executive committee iivan advisory capacity. (Courier News Photo) Industrial Group Meets Here Friday Arkansas Industrial Commission Middle E'isf where the " sale of i will hold its next meeting Nov. 18 Red arms to*Esypt has threatened | at the Noble Hotel. agency. Arambuni. a 52-yc;ir-old profr-s-j The turn to friendlier talk de-i After Dr. Brann's talk there will sional soldier, commanded rebel j veloped Saturday in the course of, be a brief discussion of industrial army units in the uprising acninst; a discussion about a final declara-j location problems. Peron and \vas named ;<rmy j tion on d isarmament. Two pre-[ chief of staff when the revolution-j vioits sessions on that issue and ai ary government took over in Sep-j lone- -series of earlier meetings on Pf/'nce C/lOf/eS Is 7 tembcr. Aramburu took the- oath of office at, Ca.sa Rosada, the government ( ^ house, late in lhe afternoon and I The Saturday session, however, j sevfinth"birthday"of Prince Charles, immediately named a junta o helpj produced agreement among Dulles.! son o[ Q Umi Elizabeth II. him rule the country. The first an-' Molotov. Mncmilhui and Roland del . noimcement siiid the junta would! Man-erio. a French official subsU-} uitintr for Pinay, that the disarmament communique, while admit- tintr wide policy differences, .should j emphasize that the discussions' wci'o "useful" JIJK! reflected some j Ser BIO FOLK on I'URP 1J where the crash occurred. turn is dark-haired, nearly G feel tall and weighs 185 to i'3 pounds. He a net his wife and two children lived in a West Denver I dwelling- .with his mother. The mother had made the down payment on the house and Graham was making the monthly pay- in ents. Two rewards totaling 526,000 had been offered for information .lead- Sec PLANE on Pasrc 11 ! After Weekend be made up of the ministers of the army, navy and air force. La lor it was expanded to include the. vice president. Adm. Isaac Roja.s, commander of naval operarions. See ARGENTINA on Pa^e 11 Weather Moscow Radio Claims — Soviet Newsmen Insulted in U S LONDON (A—Moscow radio to- dny broadcast fl report of a Russian newspaperman's experiences in the United States—rtingiiiR from insults in Cleveland and Los Angeles to an especially friendly reception in Hollywood. "Our delegation," Boris Polevoy cabled Moscow, "has favelcd mnny thousands of miles in the U.S.A., has visited towns bi^ and small and talked to hundreds of Americans from every walk of life." Pclevoy, one of the Soviet Union's outstanding military correspondents during World Wf IT, a novelist and playwright added; 'The first and foremost impre.s-; din. sion is that the Soviet policy ofj "When we walked to our motor .us there were savage shouts, and whistling. Our cnrs friendship is bearing fruit on this continent." But he puts in his rap: "Jn the City of Cleveland the delegation was blockaded in its hotel by a crowd or drunken hooligans. It begiin with a whole column of automobiles driving into the square in front of the hole). "Their nulos carried Insulting 1 the delegates tiitl not move off," he saiei. "We renamed stationary Ior 10 minutes anil we were told by the driver that the police gave, orders not to ir.o\ c off." He said the visiting Soviets reused to visit Chicago because the placards j .sUte Department snid it could not and ourl fcii.'irnntce their security. country and openly calling for war "The disgusting spectacle of " " With the Soviet Union. Polevoy \snid the Cleveland pn- lice .who usually prevent horn- looting, did nothing to halt the C!-;\ eland," ho said, "was rcpeat- ed in Los Angeles where we were cic)ii.ml tor nearly an hour and Sec SOVIET on Page U Joe Lee Rucker pleaded guiliy in I Municipal Court this morning on a I charge of driving while under the j mlhienee of inioxicating liquor. He i was fined $250 and costs and sentenced to ]5 days in jail. His driver's license was revoked for six months. _-....-„, . --:.••.--4_•.!:_- i In city cases heard today, .lose ! Mora forfeited bond of $36.75 on «i NORTHS AST ARKANSAS—| charge of potty larceny. The Court Partly cloudy and continued v.-,vvm ', also issued nn alins warrant in the this afternoon, tnonight and Tues- ; case. day, with widely scattered showers and thunder* ho \Vers. High this aft- i Eugene Reeves forfeited bond of S61.75 on charges of carrying a con- ernoon near 80. low tonight upper j realeri weapon and public drunkon- 50s to low 60s. MISSOURI — Decreasing loudi- ness this afternoon becoming part- ness. Eie.lla Montcnzos forfeited bond of $36.75 on a charge of petty Ur- ly cloudy tonight and Tuesday, cold- j rv . n y. The court issued an alias war" r.uit in this case, Ochoa M. Jose was fined $50 and costs and sentenced to one day in j;\i\ after he .pleaded guilty to a charge of potty larceny. The case of J. L. Campbell, charged with assault with a deadly weapon, was appealed to Circuit Court. Appeal bond was set at $100. Iu a state case heard Saturday after noon in City Court, the case or Arthur Guajardo, charge* ith contributing to the delinquency of a minor, has been appealed to Circuit Court. Judge Graham Sudbury set the appeal bond at $250. er southeast :md east central this I afternoon; warmer northwest tonight and over state Tuesday; Imv tonight 2S-35 north to 40s south; high Tuesday 50 north to 70s .south. Maximum Biiturduy—TK. Minimum Sumliiy—CG. Maximum yesterday—85. Minimum tins morning-54. Sumlso tomorrow—6:33. Sunset today—4:50. Mean temperature—6!>.5. Precipitation 2-1 hour (1 a.m. to 7 p.m.)—.26. Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—45.41. This Dale Last Year Maximum yesterday—BO. Minimum this niornlnn—4(1 Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—31.D3.

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