The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 28, 1956 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 28, 1956
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PAGE BIGHT BLTTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, MARCH », Mjg id on Commies Carried Out By New Tax Collector By JAMES MARLOW Associated Press News Analyst WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald R. Moysey, a new tax- collector for the Internal Revenue Service, seems to have left his bosses bewildered with his sudden raid on the Communists to try to get back tax money out of them. At least they give that appear- was a more' sudden and snce. This drastic step than any undertaken by the Truman 'administration or by anyone in the Eisenhower administration up to this time. Both had worked steadily to put a halter on the Communists through court action. membership. That case is now pending in the Supreme Court. If the records seized by Moysey reveal the sources of party income, then he has achieved in one raid what the government has been trying to do for years. But it is not yet clear whether :ong [ Moysey's raid will give the party new ammunition to fight the case Moysey was quoted by the revenue service's main office here as saying he had thought up the idea himself. For years he had worked as an auditor in the main office On Feb. 7 he was made director for the Lower Manhattan District in New York. There yesterday he seized — for back taxes — the Communist party headquarters, its assets and records, and its newspaper, the Daily Worker. Simultaneously across the country other directors did the same thing to Communist party Offices in Philadelphia, Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles. The taxes were said to be 5389,000 for the party, S46.000 for the paper. The Daily Worker says it operates at a loss. Moysey's boss Russell C. Harrington, commissioner of internal revenue, was asked for an explanation. He told me he could give none until he had learned the de- atils. This was hours after the raids. Could the raids have been made without his permission? He said: "I guess I have to take responsibility for them." Could they have been so well planned and coordinated without orders from him? He said he had to wait for details Shortly after this he talked with Moysey by phone. Then one of his assistants phoned Moysey. in the presence of newsmen, and said Moysey told him he did the raiding on his own, this was tax case in his area, and he had notified other regional directors to make similar raids. Did Moysey have authority to get other directors in on the raids and could he do this without notifying Harrington? 'The commissioner's assistant said yes. He quoted Moysey as saying revenue agents had asked the Communist party's attorneys t see its books and records bu were told there were no record and that the party was tax - ex empt. Forms were sent the part 1 to fill out, proving its exemption. They were ignored, the revenu service man said, so the raid were ordered. Now, with its prop erty taken by the government, th party has 60 days in which to pa the taxes Moysey says It owe or fight the seizure in the courts. The Democratic and Republ can national committees, four t five times a year, file with th House at Representatives report on their income and expenditures They pay no income tax becaus their Income is from gifts. Such filing is required under th Corrupt Practices Act if a politi ca! committee has income from more than one state. House em ployes said they cannot recall anj such reports from the Communis party. The Truman and Eisenhowe administrations, acting under th 1950 Internal Security Act, have been trying to force the Commu nist party to register and dlsclosi ttie sources of its income and its Commissioner Had Tough Day FORT PIERCE. IFa. HW-K was just one of those days for City Commissioner R. F. Arnold. He was late for jury duty in County Judge Flem C. Dame's court, and drew a $5 fine. After an extra long City Commission meeting he found an overpark- ing ticket on his windshield. Arnold then went to a garage to have some repair work done on his car. The mechanics suggested a spin on 0. S. 1 to test the repair job. Lt. Clyde Pirtle of the State Patrol said he caught Arnold testing his car at 80 miles an hour. The summons is answerable in County Court next Tuesday. Egg Hunt Is FortheSqurrels POMONA, Calif, wi _ The 14 fourth-graders of St. Paul's Episcopal Day School held their Easter egg hunt in Lincoln Park. Two room mothers wrapped the candy eggs in paper so they wouldn't get dirty. Before the hunt the children had their lunch. While they were eating squirrels unwrapepd 20 eggs and carried them off. The papers were left behind for the kiddies. Surprise I pending in court. If it wins as a result of Moysey's raids, then six years of work will go out the window. (MANILA NEWS Bj Mrs. Bill Lawhorn Manila FFA boys won three places in the 'four events offered in the Mississippi County Federation of FFA Clubs which met last Monday in the High School auditorium in Blytheville. Larry Robertson, president of the Manila Chapter, won first place in the parliamentary procedure team; Tommy Hatcher won second place in talent when he sang "The Birth of the Blues." Neal Wayne Gates won second place in public speaking. Larry will go to Jonesboro in two weeks for a district meet. Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Alston, Sr., received word that their son. Lt. H. D. Alston, Jr., who is stationed at blendale, Ariz., has been promoted to the rank of captain. Captain and Mrs. Alston and their two children, Steven and Phillip, are living in Olendale. Miss Margaret Hart, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Hart, student at Arkansas State College, Jonesboro, appeared on WMCT Saturday with the State college Choir. Marvin Ballard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Ballard, and an eighth grade student In Manila school, was painfully injured when he was hit with a discus, in the face, in physical •dUMtloe due Monday. He was taken to dodley-Womack Clinic for treatment »nd then to Baptist Hospital In Memphis. His nose was fractured and it was thought he might lose one eye but doctors at the Hospital think the sight of his eye mieht b« saved The Sunnyland Home Demonstration Club met Friday at the home of Mrs. W. T. Ramsey with 15 ladies present. The devotional wai given by Mrs. Clyde Cook. The group sang "In The Garden." The County Home Demonstration Agent, Mrs. Gertrude Hollman of Blytheville, gave a demonstration on how to arrange and save steps in the kitchen. One game was played, "A Spelling Bee." After the recreation every one presented the hostess with an assortment of gifts. Mrs. Harvey Durham with Mrs. Samuel Moore and Mrs. Kenneth Oammill as co-hostesses entertained with a party at her home Friday evening complimenting Mrs. Leonard Sandusky of Leachville, the former Miss Rosemary Lay of Manila. Fifty-eight guests were present. A profusion of spring flowers were used to decorate the entertaining rooms. The honoree was presented a corsage of roses and those assisting corsages of white carnations. Mrs. Gene Holt greeted the guests as they arrived. ° Mrs. Dean Pierce and Mrs. Harold Wall were in charge of the evening's entertainment, with, Mrs. Amon Holt and Mrs. Rice A. Johnston winning prizes. Mrs. W. E. Lawhorn presented the honoree with her gifts which were registered in a baby book by Mrs. Holt. The refreshment table was centered with a miniature lily pond on a large lazy susan centered with a stork of white stock, ostrich feathers and a strelizia. Favors were miniature storks attached to cradles which held sugar babys. Out of town guests were Mrs. 3. N. Wilson, Mrs. Fred Sandusky, Mrs. J. T. Pierce, Mrs. Atherton Hiett, Mrs. Ann Haney, Mrs. Jake Hout arid Mrs. Bud Selby, all of Leachville. Pearl McCain Circle of W.S.C.S. met at the home of Mrs. Carl Threlkeld with 10 members and five visitors present. Mrs. Kenneth Gammiil was in charge of the program, "Soul Winning." The program was opened with group singing. Mrs. S. M. Gregory, Mrs. Eddie Ashabranner. • Mrs. Buren Flannagin, Mrs. Wayne McCullough and Mrs. Lamar Edwards had parts on the program. Mrs. Wayne McCullough was in charge of the short business session. The hostess served cake, coffee and iced drinks. Second grades of Manila ele- mentary school sponsored » West- era Jumboree on the school play, ground Friday. This was the culminating activity of a unit of read- Ing. All grade pupils, teachers and administrative personnel participated in this "round up" of events. There was roping, riding, singing, dancing and games for everyone. Proceeding the Jamboree a parade passed down main street. The home of Mrs. W. W. Caery was decorated with spring flowers when she entertained with a stork shower complimenting Mrs. J. L. Fleeman Monday night. Co-hostesses were Mrs. Billy Cornish and Mrs. Alias Bridges. Miss Trudene Caery, daughter of the hostess, greeted the guests as they arrived. Mrs. George Davis was in charge of party games in which Mrs. Harvey Durham and Mrs. John Edwards won prizes. Mrs. Kenneth McWhirter presented the honoree with her gifts and registered them as she opened them. The serving table was centered with an arrangement of pink and carnations interspersed with pink maline and miniature babies. Angel food cake, ice cream and Darty punch was served to the 50 quests. An out of town guest was Mrs. Maude Ellis of Monette. Shady Grove with Mrs. Artls Brewer, chairman, reports their Red Cross contributions. They collected $89.50. In 1955 $74 was collected. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Woods of the Brown Community complimented Mr. and Mrs. Junior King and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Jones with a supper Thursday night when they celebrated their wedding anniversary. Other guests, present were Mr. and Mrs. Leon Howard and son Chris. Ladies Bible Class of Church of Christ met at the home of Mrs. C. W. Tipton Monday with 11 members present. They studied the last part of .the fifth chapter of Matthew. They will meet at the home of Mrs. Caery Tate next week. Mrs. W. E. Jackson had as her Sunday guests her son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Jackson and children Brinda and Lynn of Newport, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Folk of Dexter, and Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Cul- him of Blytheville. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Shannon and family of Jonesboro,,Mr. and Mrs. Bob Shannon of Monette were Sunday guests of Mr: and Mrs. John Shannon. A/3c Jackie Brooks, who has been stationed in Kingsville, Tex., lor one and a half years, arrived in Manila Thursday night for a 14- day visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charley Fleeman. He was accompanied by one of his friends, A/3c John King of Flint, Mich. They were on their way to Alameda, Calif., where they will be assigned to a ship for duty. Mrs. Steven Johns and sons, rlugh, David, and Steven, Jr., of Blytheville spent the weekend with parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Homer. Mr. and Mrs. Goldie Neeley of Continued from Page 7 HENRI ASHABRANNER ADDITION TO MANILA Charles Stroud W J'3 of Lots 14, 15 and 16 A 1.60 .40, .25 Richard Douglas ; E Va of Lots 14, 15 and 16 A 1.60 .40 .25 ; J. M. CARUTHERS ADDITION TO MANILA 1 Walter Wright 11 1 1.40 35 .25 IRREGULAR LOTS IN TOWN OF MANILA , Edgar Curtwright . . ' Lot 2 A NE'A NWy 4 31-15-9 Lot 1.60 .40 .25 ORIGINAL SURVEY TO MANILA Lloyd L. McBride 192 14 3.00 .75 .25 Big Lake Gin Co 214 16 .40 .10 .25 Same 215 16 .40 .10 .25 Same 216 16 2.40 .60 .25 Same 217 16 2.40 .60 .25, Same 218 16 2.40 .60 .25! A. B. Trucks 226 17 1.20 .30 .251 Jack Tipton 238 11 1.40 .35 .25 : PARKVIEW ADDITION TO MANILA ! Willie E. Brown 10 6 1.80 .45 .25 Same 11 6 .40 .10 .25 WEST END SUBDIVISION TO MANILA Delia McGraw -... 5 C 1.80 .45 .25 WILLIFORD & GARRISON ADDITION TO MANILA Emmett Jackson 1 1 1.20 .30 .25 Said persons and corporations and all others interested in said lands are hereby notified that they are required by law to appear and. make defense to said suit or the same will be taken for confession and : judgment final will be entered directing the sale of said lands for the' purposes of collecting said delinquent Tributary Taxes, together with the payment of interest, penalty and costs allowed by law. WITNESS my hand as Clerk of the Chancery Court of Mississippi County, Arkansas, this 13th day of March, 1956, A. D. SEAL GERALDINE LISTON, chancery Court Clerk 100 CAR-CLUB RATING! The following Salesmen will attend the 100 car Club Banquet at Rainbow Terrace, Memphis, Tennessee, on March 29, sponsored by Chevrolet Motor Division. FRANK GRIGSBY (12 Years) W. 0. PENNY (8 Years) ARNOLD MILLER (7 Years) PETE BURNHAM (6 Years) It is an enviable record for any salesman to obtain the 700 car club rating. With four salesmen for the same organization obtaining an accumulative period of 33 consecutive years is a very outstanding achievement. These four salesmen will receive special acknowledgement and a diamond pen in recognition of this outstanding achievement. They attribute their success to the sale of the leading and outstanding automobile on the market. SULLIVAN-NELSON CHEVROLET CO. 301 W. Walnut' Blytheville, Ark. Capi Olrardeau were wctkead guests of Mrs. Neeley's parent*, Mr. and Mrt. Clarence Wllllami. Members of the Manila Fire Department entertained the Manila High School basketball boys and girls teams with a barbecue supper In the Plre Department Thursday night. A. w. Smith was chef for the occasion. Mayor A. A. Tipton wai master of ceremonies. Pat Richardson with his star- lighters furnished entertainment. Vocal numbers were given by Leo Cummings and Tommy Hatcher. Special guests were Coach and Mrs. D. V. Dopson and Coach and Mrs. John Buck. Miss Nancy Holt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. K. Holt, was installed recently as Worthy Advisor for the Order of Rainbow Girls of the Manila Chapter. PANCAKE BREAKFAST Dell School Cafteria Saturday, March 31st 5:30 to 10 a.m. 50c Per Person Sponsored Br Dell Kiwanis Club If you my friend, dont . want to spend, So much on gasoline, Then heed in time, This little rhyme, And keep those spark- plugs clean. FREE SPARKPLUG INSPECTION PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. Your Ford Dealer Blytheville, Ark. Phone 3-4453 NOW IS THE TIME TO ADD A ROOM OR UNIT TO YOUR HOME FHA TITLE 1 LOANS Are Available up to With 36 Months to Pay It's ensv for you to repair or on to your hor»e - - - and be ready to help take care to help take care of the incoming Air Force Personnel! INCREASE THE VALUE OF YOUR PROPERTY! LIST YOUR RENTAL UNITS WITH THE BLYTHEVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, OR THE BLYTHEVILLE AIR FORCE HOUSING OFFICE! The Qualified Building Firms listed below will gladly furnish Free Estimates and Fret Planning on any type of repair or remodelingl HUFFMAN BROS. LUMBER CO., No. Hiway 61 MISSISSIPPI COUNTY LUMBER CO., 1801 W. Main BUILDERS SUPPLY COMPANY, So. Hiway 61 DELTA LUMBER COMPANY, 204 North N2nd WRIGHT SUPPLY COMPAY, North 5th St. ROBINSON LUMBER COMPANY, 319 W. Ash St. fr. "I"

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