The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 22, 1953 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 22, 1953
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W1TONESDAT, APRTL 22, 1958 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THKEH U. N. Requests New ROW Trade Meeting (Continued from Page 1) they .had been coached carefully to sing and shout slogans to prove their happiness at returning to communism. Ripped Clothing; To show their feelings toward the Allies—real or staged—the Chinese ripped new uniforms given them only a few days ago, tousled their hair, threw away food rations and dropped propaganda leaflets in sight of their Communist welcome t committees. Then the Red prisoners—appearing unkempt—paraded before Communist newsreel and newspaper cameramen. One prisoner cast away his American-made crutches and hopped on his one leg into the Commodity And Stock Markets- Hew York Cotton Open High Low 1:15 May 3298 3302 3292 3296 July 3316 3323 3315 3320 Oct 3337 3341 3334 3336 Dec 3341 3346 3341 3342 New Orleans Cotton Open High Low 1:15 May 3295 3299 3288 3293 July 3313 3320 3312 3315 Oct 3334 3339 3331 3335 Dec 3341 3346 3341 3340 Chicago Wheat Open High Low 1:15 May ... 218 218% 218 218!i July ... 22U/2 222!/ 8 2211/j 221% Chicago Corn Open Hlgrh Low 1:15 May ... 159 159% 158 158'i July ... 162!', 16214 161% 16W4 Soybeans Open High Low 1:15 May ... 304 304% 3021.4 3031'., July ... 301 301!'2 2991/2 300!i Sept. .. 284 3 4 28514 284 284'A New York Stocks A T and T 155 3- Amer Tobacco '3 Anaconda Copper 38 1- Beth Steel 52 1- Chrysler 78 Gen Electric 70 Oen Motors (il Montgomery Ward 63 1- N y Central 21 1- Int Harvester 301- J C Penney 68 5- Repubiic Steel 483- Radio 26 3 / Socony Vacuum 33 5|! Sfcudebaker 35 1- Standard of N J 70 1- Tcxas Corp 531- Scars ... 57 1-; U S Steel 39 1- Sou Pac 45 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111 l/Tl — (USDA)— Hogs 7,50; active 180 Ibs up 35 to 50 higher than Tuesday's average; late mostly a full advance; 170 Ibs down 25 higher; sows 25 to 50 higher; bulk .choice 180-230 Ibs 23.25-50; later 22.85-23.25; heavier weights scarce largely. 23.35 up; few 240-250 Ibs most 150-170 Ibs 21.50-23.00; 120-140 Ibs 18.50-20.75; sows 400 Ibs down 20.15-21.25; heavier sows 18.75-20.50 Cattle 3,500, calves 650; most in Itial bids unevenly lower on steers; few high good and choice steers and heifers barely steady at 20.50 21.50 but very little done; cows draggy; small interests taking a few steady but undertone weak to lower; bulls and vealers steady; utility and commercial bulls 14 5016.50. Fire Damages Kitchen, Attic The residence of Harold Davis at 101 East Ash Street was damaged by fire about 11 a.m. today, when contents of a .skillet on an electric cook stove flared up setting the kitchen wall ahlaze. Upper walls and ceiling of the. kitchen were burned though the greatest damage was in the attic, where most of the fire was confined after it burned through the ceiling. Walls and ceiling in the dining room were charred. Water damage was very slight, Fire Chief Roy Head reported. A fire yesterday at 219 West Cleveland, residence of Tom Walder. Negro, was caused when hot coals fell from a stove. The only damage was a hole burned in the floor, Chief Head said. Mrs. Luce in Italy NAPLES, Italy (/P) — Mrs. Clare Boothe, Luce, the firsb woman ambassador to Italy, arrived today from New York aboard the Italian liner Andrea Dorla. With her was her publisher husband, Henry'R. Luce. TV Service-Center NEIL ROSS Trained Technician for radio and television repair, Industrial electronics, and basic radio engineering. For Service Dial 3816 Communist reception center, i Allied repatriates, meanwhile, told blood-chilling stories of their months behind Communist lines in North Korea. Pvt. William G. Moreland of Atlanta told of a 300-mile march during which 411 of 100 U. N. prisoners perished. Other Americans told of at least three other marches which claimed the lives of at least 156 Americans and 200 South Koreans. A Turkish prisoner said starvation killed at least 100 Americans in his prison camp. As returning prisoners told of hundreds dying on long marches over frozen North Korean highways and of disease and hunger a U. S. congressman demanded an international inspection of Red prison camps. Rep. Dewey Short (R-Mo) said reports that the Reds will not exchange all sick and wounded prisoners should make inspection of their prison camps a prelude to resumption of truce talks. Resume Saturday Full-scale negotiations are scheduled lo resume here Saturday shortly after the Communists have completed the return of 605 sick and wounded. The movement of 5,800 Red prisoners north from U. N. prison camps will not be completed until May 1. Peiping radio, as if attempting to drown out the atrocity accounts of freed TJ. N. prisoners, screamed that Red repatriates "were war- torn and emaciated, shivering in thin shirts and trousers which the Americans issued three days ago Actually, U. N. officials pointed out, all Communist prisoners received the same, food and medical treatment as Allied troops. All nere issued new TJ. S. Army fatigues and overcoats for their trip home. But many ripped the clothing, smeared dirt on their faces and then threw away their overcoats as they stepped before Communist cameras. Scouts Given Awards Here Approximately 15 Scouts from Troops 36 and 22 received badges n recognition of their advancement at the Jaycee clubhouse last night. Troop 22's Jerry Edwards wan presented the Star, Scouting's third highest badge, by District Chairman Jim Cleveland. Other Scouts received awards ranging upward from Tenderfoot and including merit badges. The Rev. Harvey Kidd, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, spoke to the Scouts on "Juvenile Delinquency — Do's and Don't's in Keeping out of Trouble." The court was presided over by Dick Watson, district advancement chairman, with J. V. Gates and Troop 22 Scoutmaster W. H. Stovall, Jr., assisting. Obituaries Services Friday For Mary Gower Services for Mrs. Mary Eleen Gower of Uixorn, who died at St. Joseph's Hospital In Memphis yesterday, will be conducted at 2 p. m. Friday at the Assembly of Qod Church in Luxora by the Rev. Cecil Howell. Burial will be in Bassett Cemetary with Cobb Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. Gower, who was 73. wns born in Newport. Ark., and has resided in Luxora for 22 years. She is survived by three sons. W. J. Gower of Logamport, Ind., and Clyde and Arthur Gower. both of Elroy, Ariz.; and three daughters, Mrs. Edna Mines of Logansport, Mrs. Jess Mitchell of Russell, Ark., and Mrs. Opal Walls of Luxora. Bead Courier News Classified Ads Coordination Of Ministerial Alliances Eyed The Rev. William J. Fitzhugh, priest in charge of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, and Leo D, .Jeffers. principal of Harrison High School, were speakers at the weekly meeting Monday of the Negro Interdenomfnntionfll Ministerial Alliance at Carter Temple C.M.E. Church. The Rev. Mr. Fitzhuch praised the work being done by the Negro organization, terming it, an imlis- pensnble factor in the civic and religious development of the city. Bringing greetings from the white Ministerial Alliance, the Rev. Mr. Fitzhugh pointed out the similarity of problems of both groups. In order to formulate a coordinated program of activities lor both groups, the Rev. Mr. Fitzhugh invited a committee from the Negro Alliance to meet with the white alliance at St. Stephen's Church. The meeting ffi scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, In speaking of the development and expansion of the city, Jeffers praised the work of city, county and state oficials lor their efforts in reactivation of the air base. The economic outlook and employment problem in the Blytlieville area is becoming steadily better, Jeffers said. These developments nave considerable influence in lessening crime and delinquency in the community, he said. Rev. J. W. Knowlcs. presiding officer, introduced the speakers. TAFT move "is not going to choke off debate." Pulbright launched another two- hour speech in which he called the Taft decision "gag rulo." H» held the floor overnight, following a 12!i-hour session, which lasted until 11:30 p.m. last night. Meanwhile, 25 senators opposing state ownership of the offshore lands made public a letter asking President Eisenhower whether he supports state claims to boundar- ries beyond the three-mile limit. (Continued from Pane I 1 " debate on a question as vital to j the American people as the education of their youns people." Lehman is an advocate of the amendment by Sen. Hill (D-Ala) to devote revenues from offshore oil to a program of federal aid for education. He said the Taft SYLVANIA Radio-TV Sales & Service CBS-COLUMBIA Electronic Lab 110 W. Walnut Ph. 2111 _ Nite- 6076 DO OK DIET — A six-months pound-shedding project was undertaken here yesterday by a group of farm women attending a North Mississippi County Home Demonstration Council program at Walker Park. They organized a "Pat Women's Club." Above. Mrs. Alonzo plee- man weighs in as Mrs. L. V. Waddell records the total. Looking, on is Mrs. Gertrude Holiman, home demonstration agent. Organization of the "Pat Women's club" followed the theme of the county council meeting: "Self-Improvement." (Courier News Photo) Luxora Seniors To Present Play LDXORA — The Luxora High School Senior Class completes practice tonight with a dress rehearsal of its annual play, which will be presented at the school auditorium tomorrow night at 8 o'clock. The play, a three-act comedy, is entitled "Hillbilly Wedding." The cast includes Jeanie Lewis, Darrell Johnson, Dixie Howard. Ray Tate, Jean Warren, Mavoureen Petty, Fannie Lou Cockrell, Bobby Tate, Paul Ray Woolverton, Willie Mae Carr, Charlene Walker, Virginia Merriman, carol Jackson, u c. Cunningham, Charles Bennett, Joe 'Barch and Charles Smith. Joe Bob Gentry is director, Joan Lewis is make-up artist, Ted Hollinger, stage manager, and John Thweat, dialouge direction, comprise the student-produced technical staff! with faculty adviser, G. C. Driver. Class musicans, the "Mountain Dew Boys," and Miss Patricia CONCESSIONS (Continued from Page 1) intimated U. N. membership for the Chinese Reds might have to be considered. Chairman Wiley (R-Wls) of the Senate Foreign Relations Commit- lee told the League of Women Voters last night the U. S. must not "appease" the Communists. At file same time, he said, it must not be "unwilling to make reasonable concessions." He said proposals to set up a trusteeship over Formosa would constitute "a complete sellout of a brave friend, free China." Wiley added that-to admit the Chinese I Reds to the U. N. "would consti- tuie a reward for aggression, In effect." STRETCH YOUR MILEAGE! • Step out in front with Phillips 66! And jam gasoline, too! Phillips 66 is packed with Hi-Test energy. The Hi-Test "fractions" in Phillips 66 are scientifically controlled m blended to provide (l) easy starting (2) fast engine warm-up (3) quick acceleration, and (4) full powet output—under all driving conditions. 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