The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 23, 1955 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 23, 1955
Page 8
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1955^ Russia's Middle East Interest Nothing New By WILTON CAIRO Egypt (AP) — Russian interest in the Middle East is nothing new. Nearly 200 years ago the czars tried to expand the sphere of Russian influence southward through the old Ottoman Turkish Empire. Palestine was governed by the Moslem Turkish sultans. The big powers found it useful to maintain the shaky Ottoman Empire intact, but each sought a foothold with the Sultan s blessings. COL Is Stable But Pay Is Up Living Costs Unchanged, US Report Claims WASHINGTON HPI—The government reported that living costs were unchanged between September and October while take home pay of factory workers rose to a new record level. Prance. Britain and Russia extended their influence by becoming "protectors" of minorities in the empire, and particularly by protecting their rights in the holy places in Palestine. The French set the pace as far back as 1935. reaching agreement that year with the Sultan to become guardians of the holy places and protectors of Catholics in Ottoman lands. Claiming to be spiritual heir of the Orthodox Byzantine Empire. Russia tried to counter French influence by becoming protector of Eastern Orthodox munitics in the Christian corn- Middle East. czarist Russia. Paid Compensation The Russians began paying compensation for Orthodox property confiscated in Russia during the antichurch era. And Russian financial help became almost indispensable to many impoverished Orthodox bishoprics spread through the Middle East. This Russian help has brought an increasing number of Orthodox bishops into the pro-Russian fold. There is also a violently anti- Russian clique of Orthodox priests in Lebanon. Syria and Palestine. Many of these consider Greece the "s p i HOLLAND NEWS •7 Mri. Ed Hampton. Jr Girl scouts held their pre Thanks- For several days Mrs. Issao Me- sivlng skating party at 6:30 Kay, Sr., has been a patient at Wednesday night in Hayti. Scout Chickasawba Hospital where she Mrs. Imogene Bailey and mothers of the troop accompanied the party. Monday the scouts made cot covers to be used at summer camp. .. J — - D --- -.,.,, ... UVUV-* I - --II.IMI.T» ™ "" »»\*up«v!.l 11»\**l. 014!. leaders Mrs. Genevleve Holly and j received rest and treatment after " ~ ~ " a mild heart attack. She is now convalescing at her home. Mr. and Mrs. Lucian Jones and son and daughter Richard and Lu| rieta will leave during the week to In the Methodist Church recrea- i spend several days with Mrs. Jones' tion room Monday a Stanley party I father. J. H. Karber, who lately suf- will be given for the general public! fered a heart attack at his Little at 2 p.m. A Stanley hostess will i Rock home. demonstrate her products and pre- • Mrs. Jimmie Shaneyfek and chil- sent gifts. Funds obtained from this: dren Billy Jean and Debbie of Kil- event will help equip the church | leen. Texas are guests of iheir par- kitchen, j ents and grandparnts Mr. and Mrs. j L. A. Bridges and son Johnny * ~~ i Bridges while Lt. Jimmie Shaney- Benson. was the most significant; felt is stationed at Camp Polk, igle factor in the President's de-! Louisiana until early December, cision last month to continue his Mrs. Shaneyfelt and children will strong support for Benson. I also visit the E. L. Shaneyfelts in The story recalled that Dr. Ei- Osceola. senhower, president of Pennsyl- Mrs. Lessie Richard and son Jim- vania State University and brother j mie of Hayti. Mr. and Mrs. Price of the President, traveled with Ben-i Tatem. Patsy Tatem and son Butch son in the President's plane "when: of Memphis were visiting the Bill the embattled secretary went to: Sherwood home during "the week Fitzsimons Army Hospital Oct. 29 and ai Mr. and Mrs. Doward Tato discuss the explosive issue of i terns of Blytheville. They all visit- declining farm prices." I e d Braggadocio relatives during •• f • • . t u a 1 motherland" of the' Fighis between Catholic and Orth-j church and (lgh( aSajnst Ku55 j an odox priests over their conflictln i n fln mjon _ . claims in the Holy Sepulchre an October take home pay was es- j the Church of the Nativity deve timated at $72.18 for the average factory worker with three dependents and at $64.85 for the single worker, both up more than $5 from a year ago. Take home pay represents earnings less taxes. In living costs, food prices were lower but this drop was offset by higher transportation and housing costs to leave the government index unchanged. The figures were announced by the Labor Department's Bureau of Statistics. It. living cost index for October ™*^™— ot £™ was 114.8 P'Y ' ' what ™It a I Orthodox communities in .verage meaning hat what cost a d]e ^ ^ reclaime , dollar in that period now costs 15 cents more. The October index, matching that of September, is three tenths of one per cent higher than a year ago. It is four tenths of one per cent below the record living cost level reached in October, 1953. There was too litle change in the October index, compared with the living cost level three months ago, to require a pay increase for nearly ft million workers in the auto industry. Their labor cont.ra.cte call for a one cent increase or decrease in hourly pay when the' government index changes six-tenths of one pel- cent over a quarterly period. Four in Race For Queen at Caruthersville CARUTHERSVUiE—The Cotton Blossom staff Monday afternoon selected candidates for queen of the yearbook at Caruthersvllle High School. Candidate! selected were Clara Ellen Hicks, senior; Ruth Hughes, junior; Jane Ann Trantham .sophomore, and Kay Burns, freshman. The queen will be selected by out- of-town judges at an assembly at the school Dec. 15. The selection of queen will not be revealed until that night at a dance in her honor. oped into international conflicts be uveen Russia and France, an sometimes Britain. Continuous Weapon The problem of holy places an minorities gave Russia a contimi oils weapon for intervention in th Middle East until the Bolshevi Revolution. Then the Communist renounced the church and los their weapon. But Russia began Middle Eastern comeback durin World War II by reviving the Orth odox patriarchate in Moscow. Th support the Mic ;y reclaimed churc property in Palestine, Lebanon an Syria which had been owned b Kinsey Team To Go to Europe FRANKIWT, Germany (fPl— Dr Alfred E. Kinsey of Bloomington Ind., said yesterday he is going to send an American research team overseas to inquire into the sex llfi of Eujrjpean women. The author of best-selling booki on the sexual behavior of men anc women in the United States stopped off here briefly en route from Scan dinavia to Spain. Weeds Proved To Be Oat Crop LOS ANGELES l.fl— Emilio Van oni claims the board of education doesn't know its oats from, well — The board sent a disk harrow crew to Sepulveda, Vanoni says in a suit filed yesterday, and plowed under his crop of oats. He snys the crew thought it was abating weeds on land he leased from the board. And because they didn't know the difference between oats and weeds Vanoni asks 54,680 damages. The boar dreferred the matter to the county counsel. fBSffil&" rcomp«>« °* $9 ' 95 nnnn RENT . FLASH CAMERAS . MOVIE CAMERAS Complete Selection of Flash Bulbs, Polaroid Film, Color Film, Movie Film BARNEY'S DRUG STORE 2006 W. Main Ph. 3-3647 Ike's Brother Said to Blocked Benson's Firing NEW YORK tfl - The New York Herald Tribune said yesterday it was authoritatively reported that Dr. Milton S. Eisenhower "personally blocked demands by Republicans that President Eisenhower dismiss Ezra Taft Benson as secretary of agriculture." A Washington dispatch to the newspaper reported that an intimate of the President said Dr. Eisenhower, a long-time friend of PICKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET Nationally Advertised & Fancy Groceries • Fancy Fruit Cakes • Fruit Cake Ingredients 2-2043 Call In We Deliver Come In 1044 Chick Sunday. Dinner guests Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Roy French were Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Daugherty and sons Dnryl and Donald of St. Louia. Sam Ward has been removed from his home to Chickasawba Hospital in Blytheville for treatment. He lias received several blood transfusions in the past few days and his condition shows improvement. Murray State College student Martha Cohoori and Columbia University scholar Judy Cohoon are amonf homecoming students for Thanksgiving. Their parents are Mr. and Mrs. Russel Cohoon. • Mr. »nd Mrs. Charley Prlmm of Smaokover, Ark., were Saturday visitors at Mr. and Mrs. Byron Holly's »nd Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cooper's. Mr. and Mrs. Cooper have re cently announced the coming mar riage plans of their daughter Jane Cooper to Lt. Charles Primm, both of whom are in central Germany. The wedding date is set for December 23 at the Officers Club there. Only the Maytag automatic has Double-Spin Tubs that never let dirty water strain back through clothes! New Automatic Water Level Control Saves water too! Ask Us About WONDERFUL TRADE-INS! EASY TERMS! We Give Quality Stamps Adams Appliance Co., Inc. 206 - 208 W. Main Ph. 2-2071 TOP QUALITY YEARS Chevrolet's got your number among these 19 (count 'em) new beauties all with Body by Fisher. What'll it be? A four-door hardtop? 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