The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 2, 1954 · Page 7
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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1,1954 BLYTHEVILLBJARK.) COURIER NEWS Agents for SEC Call APL Critics LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Agents of the Securities Ex change Commission have questioned two outspoken critics o the Arkansas Power and Light Co. here. POLITICS Continued from Page 1 Moore. The Release The release said: "A thorough full field investigation was not conducted of Mr. Faubus by the Civil Service Commission prior to his permanent appointment as postmaster at Huntsville on Dec. 31, 1952." During the Democratic primary campaign, the length and nature of Paubus stay at Commonwealth became a powered issue. Faubus defeated Gov. Francis Cherry for oenmination by aboutmrac sne.te a second term nomination by about 7,000 votes. The only statewide contest today is the governor's race. Faubus last night accused Rem- mle of attempting to prevent the city of Little Rock from joining in a fight against a requested rate increase for Arkansas Power and Light Co. "Failures" He also asked several questions about Remmel's work as mayor of Little Rock. The references Were to what Faubus called Remmel's failures and broken promises during the latter's three years as mayor. Remmel. in his "last minute' speech said he still was convinced that Arkansas "is the land of opportunity." "But it truly grieves me to see us near the bottom of the ladder in income and schools and industry when we abound in such \vealth he said. Arkansas is at the bottom he said because "we smile at graft and waste but do nothing about it." U. S. Sen. John L. McClcllan and the state's six Democratic Cong- gressmen will be re-elected with opposition. Also on the state ballot will be three proposed constitutional amendments and one referred act. SEC Agent Edmund Worth Kensington, Md. and an unidenti fied agent, met yesterday with Ar thur E. McLean and former Gov Sid McMath. McLean, president o the Commercial National Bank, is defendant in a $2,000,000 slander suit filed by AP&L. Both men pre viously have presented testimony before the Senate Anti-Monopoly Subcommittee headed by Chairman Wlllla mLanger (Rep. N-D). Secret Mission McLean said he presumed the SEC was interested in, possible connections between the APAtL anc the proposed Dlxon-Yates power proect.j McMath said SEC agents questioned on general terms and that neither of the agents revealed the nature of their probe. Agent Worthy declined to identify his aide and commented, "We're just here on business. I can't an- wer anything." At Washington the SEC said secret investigations are standard procedure. The SEC said the policy was based on the premise that any announcement of a probe damages stock flotation regardless vhether violations are found. of Livestock Slayer Gets Death DE WITT, Ark. I/B — An order was issued today committing 44- year-old Walter Baxter to the State Prison to await sentencing on his conviction of first degree murder. Baxter was convicted yesterday in the shotgun slaying of City Marshal Hurt O. Burbank. Circuit Judge Sidney J. Waggoner, who put out the order today, said Baxter will be sentenced Nov. 20. He said that date is also the deadline for a possible motion for a new trial. NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. III.. ffh- (USDA)—Hogs 10,000; weights Ibs up opened fairly active; steady to 10 higher than Monday's average with little change on 230 Ib up; later slow and some unsold; weights 170 Ib down and sows steady to 25 higher; bulk choice 140-150 Ib 19.00-25; latter paid freely for 150-220 Ibs; few decks mostly choice No. 1 and No. 2 or uniform under 220 Ib 19.35; few 260-280 Ib 18.75-19.00; sows 400 Ib down 17.2518.00; mostly n.5" up; heavier sows 15.75-17.25; few 15.59; boars 12.50-15.00. Cattle 5,500; calves 1,500; active demand for high good and choice steers and butcher yearlings, although relatively little done early; a few lots firm at 23.00-25.00; cows somewhat slow but initial sales steady with utility and commercial 9.50-12.00; earners and cutters i.50-9.00; bulls unchanged; utility and commerce 11.50-13.00; canner and cutter bulls 8.00-10.50; vealers and calves opening steady; limited lumber high choice and prime vealers 24.00-25.00; good and choice 17.00-23.00; commercial and low ood 12.00-17.00; culls 8.00-10.00; commercial and good slaughter calves 11.00-16.00. PACK SEVEN, Obituary Snodgrass Death Reported Information has been received here of the death at Chicago, Oct. 31, of Mrs. Homer A. Snodgrass, whose husband formerly lived In Blythevllle and attended school here. The Snodgrass family, who resides in Chicago, have been frequent visitors to this city. In addition to her. husband, she s survived by two daughters, Maron and Jean Snodgrass. Funeral arrangements were un- Inown. ELECTION OLD ONES Man-eating tigers usually are old an f we , ru a e aln -", and no longer able to catch forest , An °'her well-known Democrat, former Postmaster General James A. Parley got in an early vote in New York and predicted a "Democratic sweep." 33 Governors President Elsenhower, also a New York voter, cast an absentee ballot long ago. In addition to choosing the new Congress, voters are picking governors In 33 states and hundreds of local and state officials. The campaign itself closed out Continued from rage I ngton. The capital itself is vote- ess. In the loth Virginia congressional istrict just across the Potomac rom the capital, the early ballot- ng was reported much heavier ban normal for an off year with o presidential race. There was a liter contest for the district's ouse seat between Republican oel T. Broyhill and Democrat ohn c. Webb. Prom the biggest precinct in rlnce Georges County, Md., just utslde the District of Columbia, ame a report of "terrifically eavy" balloting with over 200 otes in the first, hour out of a iglstration of about 3,000. Voters Active In the Baltimore metropolitan district, election officials described the vote as "unexpectedly heavy." In Chicago, the first hour's voting brought predictions of a very heavy turnout. Similarly, Ohio cities had an early rush to the polls. New Jersey officials called the voting there normal but increasing in intensity. The forenoon brought a few scattering returns from small precincts which had polled their entire registered vote. First in with a count was Hart's Location, N. H., always an early runner. Demos Lead The little mountain community gave Democratic candidates in major races 6 votes to 4 for Republicans. Two years ago, the village voted Eepublioan, 5-4. Since then, two voters have moved away and three newcomers have settled in Harts Location. Republicans, as they have in the past, mopped up the 14 votes of Point Aux Barques, Mich. Among the early voters was former President Truman. Putting in his ballot at Independence, Mo., Truman said, "It will be the right MAN, DIG THOSE CONE CULLS!—Folks around Salina, Kans., now think they've seen about everything. They'd never dreamed of seeing sea gulls flocking over the Kansas prairie. But they did, as photo above shows. Hundreds of the birds flapped around the Isaac Haley farm, next to the Shellabarger Mills, east of Salina. Haley had been planting wheat and believes that the birds were eating worms and Insects turned up in the operation. How birds got that far inland no one knows. Consensus is that they were just "passing through." last night with major appeals from both sides. President Eisenhower from Washington told the voters "there is no such thing as sitting out" the election. He said in a nationwide radio-television broadcast that any absentee from the polls doubles the value of the ballot cast by a citien of opposing views. The President stuck rather closely to a nonpartisan approach. He called for voters to make up their minds "what program is more In line with your own thinking . . . where you will get the greatest prudence, the gi'eatest honesty, the greatest integrity, the greatest businesslike methods and economy in government.". Another Appeal Stevenson, the 1952 Democratic presidential candidate, also appealed to citizens to exercise their right to vote, saying that is the way to make a democracy -work. In addition, he hit out at what he called Republican efforts to "have you believe that the quest for peace Is peculiar to but one of our political parties." Stevenson aimed his fire especially at the campaign remark by Eisenhower that under the Republicans the country "won't go tn war to get work,' and Vice President Nixon's assertion only last night that Democratic policies "never brought prosperity to America except when we had a VOTING Continued from Fage S noon total of also was larger than usual due to the prohibition measure on the ballot. These figures compare with smaller showings last summer when 465 votes were cast in the first primary and 575 In the runoff. Though no new records were anticipated this off-year general election, several races, proposed amendments and a hotter-than-usual gubernatorial contest were expected to produce a fairly large turnout. As usual, voting was expected to gathr momentum during the afternoon. Here Is the ward-by-ward count at noon: Ward 1 — City Hall, 144; Seay ! Motor Company, 60. | Ward 11 •— Water Company 140; . Noble Gill Motor Company, 83. ' Ward 111 — Fire Station No. Two 95. I Ward IV — Moore Bros, Store,! 44- /ith the Courts CIRCUIT — (Criminal) — State oi Arkansas vs. Qeorge Murley, resisting an officer. State of Arkansas vs. Dewcll Branscum, embezzlement. ,• .. City of Blythevllle vs. H. W. McMahan, speeding, appealed from Municipal Court. City of Blackard, Blytheville vs. Louise assault with a deadly Red Planes Bomb Island Vest Pocket War Flares Up In Tachen Isles By SPENCER MOOSA TAIPEI!. Formosa Hi—Chinese Reds today delivered the latest blow in tlie new vest pocket war flaring up around the Nationalist- held Tachen Islands — an afternoon air attack in which four bombs were dropped. It was noteworthy not because of Its size but because it was the second straight day Communist planes have attacked Nationalist territory. Pre-Pawn Raid .The Red bombers hit Yiklang- shan Island after a pre-dawn Nationalist air raid on Tovimen Island. The islands are about five miles apart and He close to the Chekinng coast, northwest of the Tachens and some north of Formosa. The Nationalist planes were smashing at Red artillery batteries hat Monday rained more than 3.000 shells on Ylkiangshan in an eight-hour barrage. Press reports said Nationalist warships also hit Tollmen today. Communist planes triggered the atest firing in the vest pocket war vhen they bombed the Tachens Monday. The Nationalist Defense ministry oday . said the Monday raiders Iropped 10 heavy bombs and more than 100 antipersonnel missies, dliing some civilians and destroy- ng "many" civilian homes. Pelping Radio said the Red air- rnft sent many military targets IP in flames and set fire to a warship anchored off the islands, 'eiping also said all its planes eturned safely despite "thick Ings of antiaircraft fire." The Nationalists claimed they hot down one of the raiders. Potentially recoverable coal re- erves of the United States total bout 950,000.000,000 tons—probab- y enough to last another two cen- urles. This reserve is more than n third of the total world supply. weapon, appeal. City of Blythevllle vs. George ;ovlngton, public drunkenness, appeal. VISITOR - Shah Mohammad Rlia Pohlevl, of Iran, plans to visit tht U. S. In the very near future. Sources say hi will corns to America ai IOOD as. ht ilgns Iran's new oil pact. Queen Soroya will accompany him. DIXIE Continued from Page 1 death of Sen. Burnet R. Maybank vas opposed by former Gov. J. Strom Thurmond as a write-In candidate. Republicans put up candidates or governor in some states and appeared to be making a real bid n Arkansas. There Mayor Pratt Remmel of Little Rock opposed he Democratic nominee, Orval Faubus, winner of a bitter prima- y. Most experts expected Remmel .0 lose, but to poll the largest vote ever cast for a Republican In the itate. A R T H RIT IS ? 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"Corn trees" are a familiar sight in this small farm city. for the COURIER NEWS in Osceola, call BILLY BEALL, 567-J HOW MUCH WOULD YOU PAY FOR A "DO-IT-ALL" 7 A robot to »avt work-to make lift toiler. That'i the dream of many inventors. But the wildeit dream, tht moit complicated invention, could never compar* with tht help and convenience electricity provldei- and at juit tht touch of your finger. Stt a dial-your laundry li washed, rlnitd or dried. Push a button - your vacuum cleaner suckt up houiehold dirt. Turn o iwitch-tltcn-icity flowi Into your ronge to cook a meal juit the way you like It. Twiit a dial—music and entertainment enter your living room. All day, tvery rtep of tht way, electricity ii at your finger tips, ready to bring comfort, convenience and pleaiure. 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