The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 21, 1955 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, November 21, 1955
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1958 BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE MINI To Help incomes; AFBF Suggests More Production And Outside Jobs WASHINGTON (AP) — The American Farm Bureau Federation today suggested more productive capacity on the farm and more jobs elsewhere as means of helping low-income farmers. Matt Triggs, assistant legislative director, outlined the bureau's stand in testimony prepared for the Senate-House economic subcommittee on low-income families. Existence of depressed rural areas, Triggs said, "is basically a problem of underemploy ?nt and low per capital farm production," He said improved employment opportunities in rural areas would help to ease the situation. He said there is need too to help train some farm workers for industrial and other jobs. The Americans for Democratic Action charged in a letter to subcommittee • Chairman Sparkman (D-Ala) that the Eisenhower administration lias "heartlessly neglected"'the nation's poor. Below Poverty Line Edward D. Hollander, ADA'; national director, said one of every five or six families In the United States lives "~t or below the poverty line." Terming that a "national disgrace," he said: "The facts of the extent of poverty in America expose the cruel flaws in our prosperity and in the administration's policies under which the well-to-do have grown richer while the poor remain poor HOSPITALIZED - President Joao Cafe Filho of Brazil is. ho< - pitalized in Rio de Janeiro with a heart ailment. Cafe is finishing the term of President Getu- Ho Vargas, who committed suicide last year. Bodies of 12 Crash Victims Are Recovered LAS VEGAS, Nev. (IP) and men labored in freezing weather on the snow-covered slopes of Mt. Charleston today to finish bringing out the bodies of 14 men killed in the crash of an Air Force transport, . Twelve bodies were brought down on horseback last night. Ambulances tooff them to the Nellis Air Force Base near Las Vegas for identification. Lt. Leo G. Piper of the Air Force said it is expected the remaining two bodies will be recovered today. The C34 plane crashed Thursday at the 11,300-foot level as it was en route from Burbang, Calif., to the Nevada atomic testing ground. The 14 aboard included Five Air Force men, five Air Force civilian workers, two aviation engineers and two consultants. The cause of the crash has not been determined. Lt Piper said everything at the scene indicated that the men were killed immediately. TOW poorer." Triggs, in proposing a program to improve the economic and social condition of depressed rural areas, listed such recommendations as: Improved educational opportunities, creation of economic-E'~ed farm, units, avoidance of national farm programs, efficient use of land for timber production, more specific and protected rights to Horses utilize water resources, movement of industry to areas of rural unemployment, and avoidance of federal "wage fixing." Three BAFB Men Get Promotions Three BIytheville Air Force Base officers have been promoted to the rank of Chief Warrant officer, Grade 2, Col. Gordon D. Timmons, base commander, announced today. Colonel Timmons said he has received orders from Tactical Air Command giving temporary promotions to Tony M. Barrier, fire station supervisor; Clarence T. Fulkerson, food service supervisor; and James T. Perry, maintenance supervisor. All are members of the 4431st Air Base Squadron and were named for the promotions between now and Jan. 31. Commodity And Stock Markets- N«w York Cotton (12:M quotation) Dec ........ 3425 3425 3416 3424 Mar ....... 3323 3322 3300 3313 May ........ 3274 3274 3250 3267 July ........ 3154 3154 3131 3147 New Orleans Cotton Deo ........ 3422 3422 3412 3420 Mar ........ 3322 3322 3303 3313 May ........ 3275 3275 3253 3266 July ........ 3156 3156 3135 3147 Chicago Wheat Dec . May . 205 205 Vi 204!4 204!4 . 204% 204% 203?'. 203% Chicago Corn Deo .... 125% 125% 124'i 125",i May .... 134 134'A 133'/ 4 134 Chicago Soybeans Jan .... 2361/1 237 236i/ 4 23614 Mar .... 239 239!-, 23B',i 238'i May 239" 2 240 238!' 2 239 July .... 237 237 236 236 New York Stocks A T and T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester Sou Pac Republic Steel Radoi Socony Vacuum Studebaker Standard of N J ....'... Texas Corp Sears U S Steel 180 7-8 76 1-4, 72 156 98 7-8 126 51 7-8 50 3-4 101 1-2 . 44 36 1-8 57 5-8 49 1-4 46 58 10 3-8 145 1-2 117 3-8 116 56 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. HI. W— (USDA) — Hogs 11,000; slow; higher; bulk mixed U. S. 1, 2 and 3 180-240 Ib barrows and gilts 11.75-12.50; 180-215 Ib 12.85; mixed grade 240-280 Ib 11.00-12.00; 140-170 Ib 12.25-50; most sows 400 Ib down 10.25-50; heavier sows 9.75-10.25; boars over 250 Ib 6.50-8.50; lighter weights to 9.50. Cattle 9,000; calves 1,000; virtually no sales slaughter steers or heifers; cows about steady; utility and commercial 9.50-11.50; canners and cutters 7.00-9.00; utility and commercial bulls largely 11.5013.50; canners and cutters 9.00' 11.00; good heavy beef bulls up to 91.00; good and choice vealers 18.00-23.00; high choice and prime 24.00-27.00: commercial and good 15.00-18.00; culls down to 10.00. PACKARD FOUR-HUNDRED — This Packard Four-Hundred model offers smoother styling and an improved torsion bar suspension system and is In the 1956 line which went on display today at Chamblin Sales Co. here. Push-button transmission and a non-slip differential are new features of the '56 models. SOVIET (Continued from Page 1) Union wished to help India become strong industrially "to assure its freedom and independence." On Saturday Bulganin in a speech called Russia and India "allies" and offered to share Russian experience in atomic energy, industry and electric power. In his banquet speech. Negru said there is a deep friendship between India and Russia, but he added: "We are convinced it is not by military pacts and alliances and by piling up armaments that world i peace and security can be attained." The camp of peace and good will, he continued, "should include as many countries as pos-| sible and be opposed to none." First Invitation Indian Reds were invited for the first time to a state banquet given by Nehru for visiting dignitaries. Three In'dian Communist party leaders attended with representatives of all other parties in Parliament. Bulganin said the Soviet Union wants to lessen international tension and "in the future wishes also to support this policy, no matter what might be the difficulties." He repeated the Russian argument at Geneva that East . and West Germany should negotiate on reunification of their country, saying the German people "should be left to themselves" to seek a solution to the problems of Germany. Indian sources said Nehru, Bul- ganin and Khrushchev have met privately for a total of two hours to discuss world problems since the Russians arrived Friday. National Safety Campaign Starts WASHINGTON (£>)—The second annual campaign to promote traffic safety throughout the nation started today. The campaign, involving a tally of al! traffic deaths during the next three weeks, features 3-D Day— Safe Driving Day—on Dec. 1. But Vice president Nixon, urging all citizens to walk and drive safely "365 days of the year," said S-D Day "does not mean that we try to drive safely that day alone/' "It should mean to all of us," he said in a statement yesterday, "that we will not only avoid accidents on that day, but that we will try to avoid them every day." The success of 3-D Day will be measured by comparing traffic fatalities that day as compared to the 81 on the corresponding day in 1954 and for the comparable three weeks last year when 2,144 Lost their lives. About 3100, Liuerty and Victory cargo ships were built by the United States during World War II. Real Puzzler ASHLAND, Ky. (#>)—A real puzzler faces police in an automobile theft case: there is no license to check and the model and make are in doubt. The stolen car is a chain- driven, two-tone-blue miniature valued at 520. It was taken from a hobby shop. Special De/iVery ALLEC-AN, Mich. WP)—A letter addressed, only to "Tony's Sister, Allegan, Mich.," was delivered to Judy Nichols. It won a bet for her brother, Roger (Tony) Nichols, a sailor aboard a Navy destroyer escort. Nichols had bet a shipmate it would get through without delay. Allegan, in western Michigan, has a population of 4.801. New '56 Dodge holds more official AAA records for performance than all other cars combined I Turn the key, push a button... GET THE FEEL OF SUCCESS! New '56 Dodge invades the loin-price field with the only full- stuled, lull-fashioned KING SIZE CAR ... in a full choice of body styles! See and drive one of these magnificent Dodge Coronets. You'll get the feel of success in Dodge Magic Touch pushbutton driving. You'll discover what it's like to step up from small cars— ilep old in style, comfort and roominess no car near Us price can match! You'll see that this is no stripped-down "price special" . . . but a full-styled, fiiU-fashioned KING SIZE DODGE that outshines cars costing much more! How can Dodge do it? This new '56 Dodge is a dividend of extra value from the greatest sales gain in the industry. This is your year to own a Dodge Coronet ... (fee KING SIZE CAR in the low-price field! New '56 DODGE ^> VAWC IMDfR OF WE FORWARD LOOK •NATIONAL SAFE DRIVINQ DAY (THURSDAY, DEC. 1»O BE CAREFUL . . . BE COURTEOUS TODAYI- 61 MOTOR COMPANY • Hiway 61 North IKE (Continued from Page 1) ters conference to reach agreement on any issue in dispute, and (2) a new Democratic assault on the way the Eisenhower administration is running things. Hits Foreign Policy Adlai E. Stevenson, who ran against Eisenhower in 1952 and has announced himself as a 1956 contender, said at a $100-a-plate rally in Chicago Saturday night that the nation's foreign policy is in a more periolous state than at any time since Korea. Presidential Press Secretary James C. Hagerty, asked for com ment on Stevenson's speech, at first said he had none. Then he added: "I_haven't anything '> say ex cept'that he probably had to say something- for $100 a plate." Eisenhower toured his farm in a mirget-type car yesterday, a snowy Sunday ghat gave the battlefield landscape a Christmas card look. With him was the NATO com mander in Europe, Gen. Alfred M. Gruenther, who talked European defense with his commander in chief and joined other house guests in a few rounds of bridge — the first time Eisenhower has played cards since his illness began. Gruenther took off from Harrisburg in midafternoon on his return to Paris. Makes a Difference BAMBERG, S. C. (fP) — Druggist Charles Heifers saw a tourist mailing letters in a trash can. The can was examined and yielded 22 posi cards. The result was a decision to paint the letter boxes red and white and leave the city's waste cans green. Obituary Services Tuesday For the Rev. Hill Funeral services for The Rev. Abner Leonard Jackson Hill, of near Luxora, will be held at Cobb Funeral Home chapel at 2 p.m. tomorrow. The Rev. Hill died Saturday. He was 61 years of age. The Revs. James Richards and Fred Boren will read the services. Survivors include the wife, Mrs. Lillie Hill; three sons, Leonard Harmon Hill, Clarence E. Hill and Harold W. Hill; and two sisters, Mrs. Jess Head, Walters, Okla., and Mrs. Ruth Oonwell, Oxnard, Calif. The Rev. Hill was born in Batesville, Ark. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery. Pallbearers axe Herman Hart, Clayton Holder, Lloyd Koonce, Gerald Chafin, J. C. Clark and day Chrisco. Infant Huey Boy Rites Held Today The newborn son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Huey, of 524 E. Cherry, died Sunday noon. Burial and graveside services for the infant, Steve Wesley, were held at Elmwood Cemetery at 9 a.m. today. Survivors are the parents; a brother, Charles R. Garner; a sister, Barbara Ann Johnson; and another brother, William Ray Huey. The Rev. Amos Enderlin, of Em- maculate Conception Church, read the services. Negro Deaths Negro Woman Jailed After Knife Killing CARUTHERSVILLE — Eva Jftn* Mitchell, 40, Holland Negro Woman, has been bound over to Pemiscol County Circuit Court on t chargt of first degree murder after preliminary hearing in Magistrate Court here. Upon failure to post $6,000 bond, she was confined to the county jail. The woman le accused of fatally stabbing Viola Pugh, 37, Negro, near Holland Get. 28 during an argument over some money. , H. R. Ward and two of his Negro farm laborers, J. C. Jefferson and James L. Tinnin, have been bound over to Circuit Court on grand larceny charges. AH three were put In jail after failing to make bond, aet at $3,000 for Ward and $2,000 e«ch Tor the Negroes. Harvey F. Jonee and Tom J. Richardson have been bound over to Circuit Court without ball on charges of robbery. Four Negroes have been fined $36 each and sentenced to 10 day* in jail on petit larceny charges for stealing pecans. They are Jeraldin* Hamilton, John Pane, Willie Jon« and Jessie Gray. Russell Bolin has been fined (5 upon pleading guilty to a game violation. Pined $5 each upon pleas of guilty to no operator's license were William McGruder, George Broadway and Johnny Leyton. Fined SI each for no trailer licensa were J. R. Willis, Elmer P. Thurman and O. C. Williams. James C. Gallaher was fined $1 upon a guilty plea to improper license. Troy Beason pleaded guilty and was fined $5 for no trailer license. Lee M. Taylor plead guilty and was fined $5 for improper license display. Willie B. Moore Services for Willie B. Moore, 43, will be conducted at 2 p.ln. Wednesday in Caston Funeral Home chapel by Rev. M. Freeman. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery. He died Friday night in Walls Hospital. He was Manager of an Ash Street liquor store. Surviving are his wife, Nathelma Moore, his mother, Rosa Carpenter; three daughters, Margie Nell Moore, Audrey Moore and Karen Yoyonne Moore, and one son, Willie B. Moore Jr. Fuel Exhausted? SUFFOL-K, Va. yp>— A motorist, out of gas here, asked a passing driver for directions to the nearest filling station. The passing driver — a policeman in a patrol car— pointed to one on the hill. The motorist started walking toward it. Before he reached it he was overhauled by the cop, who noted that the gasless car contained 15 five-gallon jars of illegal whiskey. Tjae states in the Swiss federacy are called cantons. Arabia Denies Red Arms Deal CAIRO, Egypt (&)— Saudi Arabia has denied as "lies and fabrications" reports that she is trying to buy Communist arms. A communique from the Middl* Eastern kingdom's information department denied specifically reports that 1 King Saud had sought a meeting with Soviet representatives to discuss an arms deal, 2 the Arabian government is sending a delegation to visit Czechoslovakia!! arms factories, and 3 Soviet President Klementi Voroshilov offered arms in his message congratulating King Saod on the anniversary of hii accession. More Red Farms TOKYO (fp). — Communist China reported today it now has 1,240,000 cooeprative farms, 590,000 of them created in "the past three months or so." A Peiping broadcast said, "It is likely the over-all target of 1,300,000 cooperative farms by spring sowing next year will be exceeded." "I can always talk away lonesomeness with a call to the folks back home" "When Dick's out-of-to\vn job offer came, it was just too good for struggling newlyweds to pass up. Sure, I felt strange and lonely at first. But I soon learned a Long Distance visit with the folks hack home puts sunshine in a blue, lonely day. It's wonderful! Almost like being at home in two places with those you love." YOU'LL SAVE MONEY by making station- to-station calls. You simply tell the operator you'll talk with anyone who answers. The call will Mien be charged at low station-to- station rates. Why not arrange regular dates for Long Distance visits with out-of-town friends and relatives? That way, you can call station-lo-station and be sure of reaching them at a substantial saving. YOU'LL SAVE TIME when you place your call by number. When you can give the operator the number jonre cillmg imce i twice as fast. An up-to-date list of out-of- town numbers is the key to placing calls by number. Ask the telephone business office for a free Blue Book . . . handiest place to keep your list. TYPICAL LONG DISTANCE RATES FROM BLYTHEVILIE* to little Rock $ .70 to Camden 90 to Fayetteville 90 to ft. Smith 95 to Jonesboro 50 *3-miriufe stafion-fa-sfafion, nights and Sunday rates. Federal tax not included. TALK IT OVER..; BY LONG DISTANCE

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