The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 6, 1954 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 6, 1954
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MONDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1954 BLYTMVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE NINE Stevenson Predicts Ike Can Be Defeated in 1956 By JACK BELL NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Adlai E. Stevenson today was reported advising party leaders he believes President Eisenhower can be defeated in any 1956 re-election bid if Democrats pound away at what he regards as the unpopularity of the Republican party. Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton (11:3* qtot*ti«uD Dec 3413 3413 3407 3410 Mch 3443 3444 3440 3441 May 3467 3469 3466 3466 July 3461 3463 3461 3462 N«w Orleans Cotton Dec 3416 3416 3414 3414 Mch 3448 3448 3444 3445 May 3472 3473 3470 3470 July 3465 3467 3464 3465 Chicago Soybeans Jan ... 281!!. 281% 277i/i 217% Mch ... 2821/j 283'/2 27S 279 May ... 284 284% 280'/ 2 280% July ... 282 282 277% 277% Chicago Corn Dec ... 156 156'/ 4 Mch ... 161 161 159% 1551,4 159% Chicago Wheat Dec ... 2261/s 226"/« 225'/ 2 225% Mch ... 227'/ 2 227% 227 227y 4 New York Stocks A T and T 177 1-8 Amer Tobacco 64 5-8 Anaconda Copper 45 Beth Steel 94 3-4 Chrysler 65 Coca-Cola Ill 1-2 Gen Electric 46 1-8 Gen Motors 92 3-4 Montgomery Ward 76 5-8 N Y Central 26 3-4 Int .Harvester 35 3-8 Republic Steel 67 1-2 Radio 38 1-4 Socony Vacuum 49 Stud-Pak 13 3-8 Standard o IN J 108 -1-4 Texas Corp 87 5-8 Sears .. 76 D S Steel 69 Sou Pac 51 3-8 Stevenson's views, as interpreted to those who talked to him during a Democratic rally which ended here Saturday, was that Eisenhower himself Is likely to retain for the next two years a measure of the personal popularity which gave the general his sweeping presidential victory over Stevenson in 1952. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. Wl—(USDA) — Hogs 15,000; fairly active, weights under 220 Ib steady to 25 higher; heavier weights 2550 higher; sows steady to 15 higher; sows steady to 75 higher; choice 160-210 Ib 19.00-25; 220-240 Ib 18.00-75; few 19.00; 240-280 Ib 17.00-18.25; 280-300 Ib 16.50-17.25; few 130-150 Ib 18.25-19.00; sows 400 Ib down 15.60-16.25, mostly 15.75 up; heavier sows 1350-15.50, mostly 14.00 up; boars 10.50-14.00. Cattle 7,500, calves 1,300; good and low choice steers and heifers opening relatively slow; some initial sales steady on choice steers and mixed yearlings at 24.00-25.00; cows opening steady; utility and commercial 9.00-12.00; canners and cutters 6.50-9.50; bulls steady, fairly active; utility and commercial 11.00-13.00; canners and cutters 8.00-10.00; few heavy (at bulls 10.50-11.00; vealers and calves steady; good and choice vealers 20.00-26.00; odd head prime 28.00; commercial and low good 14.0019.00; commercial and good slaughter calves 14.00-18.00; utility and commercial 11.00-13.00. U.S. Still Trying To Free Airmen Conference Set With 15 Allies Of Korean War By A. I. GOLDBERG UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. UFi— The United States scheduled another conference with its 15 Korean War allies today to discuss how to push in the U. N. Assembly for release of U. S. airmen and other Allied personnel in Red China's hands. IJecide Resolution The session was expected to decide the language of a resolution to be ^presented to the Assembly later this week, and whether the United States would sponsor it alone or be Joined by its allies. . Later in the day the 15-nation Assembly Steering Committee, .--;-. by Assembly President Eelco N. Van Kleffns. was expected to vote overwhelmingly to add the prisoner question to the Assembly work program.. The Allies, were prepared to withstand demands by Russia for Red China to be invited here tor the debates and then vote for the Assembly to take up the question. An .Assembly session Thursday has already been planned. How Strong? One problem facing, the Allies was how strong a condemnation of Red China to seek. Another was how to make the T I. N. machinery go to work, since the Chinese Communists rejected diplomatic overtures at Geneva and through British channels. Over the weekend, a State Department statement indicated the United States is seeking U. N. action on the two American civilian employes of the Army whose sen- -""c?s were announced along with the 11 airmen. The civilians, John jowney of New Britain, Conn., and Richard Fecteau, of Lynn, Mass., were captured when their plane was shot down in November 1952, but were not listed in the first American call for.U. N. action. Wants Action The further memorandum presented here Saturday by U. S. Delegate Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. said prompt and decisive action was needed "to bring about the release of these 11 officers and men (the Air Force group) and all other captured personnel of the U. N Command still detained." U. S.. sources said all the Korean allies approved the memorandum. Last Aug. 17 the U. N. Command at Panmunjom demanded an accounting; for 2,840 missing Allied soldiers, including 526 Americans, 50 from other Allied forces and 2,264 South Koreans. BRANDS 1DU LUMBER ^ _ RDYCE ten You'll f It's Dry and Weil anufactured That's because Ihe SPIB Grade-Mark can only be used on lumber tkat has been dried and seasoned according to official Grading Rules. And because the name FORDYCE, slamped on lumber, is a pledge to you lhal this old, established company slands squarely bahind its quality. Remember, too, that FHA and VA insured loon construction requires Grade-Marked lumber. Your Dealer Can Supply You LUMBER COMPANY FORDYCE, ARKANSAS NOW OPEN At Former North Star Location V, Mile from Blytheville on N. Highway 61 — Phone POplar 3-9922 Serving Good Food & Catering to Parties— Large & Small Enjoy Dancing In Our Newly Decorated Dining Room ROBERTSON'S Good Food Rebecca and Jimmie Robertson But Stevenson evicently believes tliat Republicans will continue to demonstrate in the next two years what Paul M. Butler, Democratic national chairman- elect, yesterday called the OOP's incapacity to govern." On EisentiOM'er Butler put the finger directly on Eisenhower at a news conference, asserting: "We intend to call to the attention of the American people President Eisenhower's lack of capacity to govern and to unite the people. The responsibility is with the President to see that the nation is united and there is ever-increasing evidence of his lack of capacity to do it." That language was perhaps a little stronger than Stevenson himself was prepared to use. But the former Illinois governor made it clear he thinks the November elections which gave Democrats control of Congress proved the people don't have nearly as much faith in the OOP as they demonstrated in the past for Eisenhower. On this basis, Stevenson has told friends he believes that other Republicans in time will drag Eisenhower down to their much lower level of popularity and that the President will be vulnerable If he runs again. Publicly Silent Stevenson has kept publicly silent on his own plans. He has indicated he is not in an eager- beaver mood for the nomination. Neither has he shut any doors against the possibility. In his own mind, Stevenson was represented as believing that despite any present intentions, Eisenhower will be forced by his par- i" 'a take the GOP nomination in 1956. atevenson's announcement at a SlOO-a-plate dinner here Saturday night that he "cannot participate in party affairs as rigorously as in the past" was accepted generally as indicating only an intention to get off the political speechmaking circuit for a while. Butler, elected by 70 of the committee's 105 votes to succeed Stephen A. Mitchell as national chairman, said the Democrats plan no personal attacks on Eisenhower. "But that does not mean," he said, "that we should refrain from pointed criticism of either actions, or lack of action, that we do not consider in the best interests of the country." KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE KEYBOARD-A modern method of teaching music is shown by inventor Robert \\csllmg, of Stork- holm Sweden. As he strikes the notes on the piano, letters light up above the same notes on the wall keyboard hehmd- him. A stall above shows how the note looks in printed music. BIRTHDAY AFTERMATH-Condon's in 'he *rocs of o controversy over Sir Winston Churchill's .birthday portrait, right, painted by Graham Sutherland. Opinions range from "beautiful" to "a study in lumbago." Churchill himself quipped that "it makes me look halt-willed, which 1 ain't." Ho added that it is a remarkable example of modern art, which he dislikes, but admitted it "combines force with candor." Here the painting is compared with Sir Winston's official 80th birthday photograph. Obituary Mrs. Harmon Passes Here Services (or Mrs. Stella Virginia Hiinnon, 82. ot Blythevllle, who died at Blythevllle Hospital yesterday morning, will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. J. H. Richardson. Burial will be in Maple Drove Cemetery. Mrs. Harmon had been 111 for about a week. She was born in Point Pleasant, Mo., and has lived here for the past 56 years. She was a member of the Half Moon Methodist Church. Survivors Include a son, Harold Hiinnon, a daughter, Mrs. Henry Buck, both of Blythevllle; four grandchildren and eight great- grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Sam Buck, Jack Buck, Jake Richardson, J. E. Johnson, Earl Walker and Jack Garrtgan. Mrs. R. N. Church Dies at Home Mrs. R. N. Church died early this morning at her home in the Lone Oak Community near Blytheville after being sick (or about four days. Services will be conducted at. 3 p.m. tomorrow at Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by tile Rev. J. H. Richardson. Burial will be In Elmwood Cemetery. She was born In Columbia, Tenn. ,and had lived here 43 years. She Is survived by a daughter, Mrs. R. E. Davis of Blythevllle; three sisters, Mrs. J. W. Walters and Mrs. R. L. Hawkins, both of Blytheville, and Mrs. P. H. Oakley of Prlmm, Tenn.: two brothers, P. B. Jnrrctt of Blytheville and R. V Jarrett of Memphis. Mr. Bryean Dies at Gosnell Mrs. Ruth Bryeans. 79, died at her home near Gosnell last night following a two monlh Illness. Services will be conducted tomorrow at 3:30 p.m. at the Gosnell Baptist Church by the Rev. Gene Schultz. Burial will be In Elmwood Cemetery, Cobb Funeral Home in charge. Born in Gillette, Ark., she has lived near Oosnell for 19 years. She Is survived by two sons, Winer Bryeans, Lacy Bryeans, both of Blytheville; three daush- teri, Miss Zula Bryeans, Mrs. Louise Hodge, both of Biythevtlle; Mrs. Angle Morris of Helena; a sister, Mrs. Emma Nuttery of Gillette. Pallbearers are Walter Maxwell, Homer Mosley, Lee Hill, Mitchel West, Mervln Cook and Andy Bev- 111. S. S. Walker Dies, Rites Tomorrow Services for Sidney Smith Walker, of near Blythevllle, will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Church of Christ by the Rev. Truman House ot Holland. Burial will be In Maple drove Cemetery. Cobb Funeral Home In charge. Mr. Walker, 72, died yesterday morning at Walls Hospital after a three months Illness. He was born In Camden, Tenn., and has lived here (or the past 27 years. He Is survived by his wife. Mrs. Josie Walker, and a daughter, Mrs. Mattle Lou Nunnery, both of Blythevllle. Pallbearers will be Bill Kirk, Rex Hughes, Billy Ray. Max Ray, Jr., Wallace Hudson, Luble Hudson. Rlnif* Roads d Cenciefe Will Save Every citizen has a vital stake in building main roads that meet civil and defense traffic needs. You want safe roads. You want roads of proved economy because you pay for them with license fees, gas and other motor vehicle taxes. Most main roads are concrete. Of the most heavily-traveled road sections in the U.S. 92 per cent is concrete. Some of this pavement has been resurfaced but it's the rigid concrete slab that still carries the load. Most of America's heavily- traveled turnpikes also are concrete. Main roads should be built of concrete. It's the safest, most economical pavement. Concrete's light color reflects up to four times more light than dark pavements. You see objects on the road sooner, thus get more time to slow down or stop. Ij you can't ice, you can't he iajel in Concrete has a gritty surface texture that enables you to stop fast id emergencies without skidding, even in wet weather. Concrete is free from hazardous, ruts, washboard ripples and raveled edges. Concrete is moderate in first cost yet can b« designed accurately for any load—and will keep that load-carrying capacity for life. It costs lesi to maintain than other pavements, according to official state highway department records. It lasts longer; engineers now know how to build concrete roads that will serve 50 years or more^ Moderate first cost-flow maintenance expense + long lifc = fou> annual CM!, or savings of millions of dollars for taxpayers. Safely and economy. Two big reosoni why all our main roadt ihould b» built of coner»f«. PORTLAND CEMENT ASSOCIATION 916 FALLS BUILDING, MEMPHIS 3,T£NNESSEI A notional orjanizntiofi to improve and extend the uses of porllond cement ond concrete through scientific research ond enginttring Held work Cora Holcomb Rites Held Services were conducted at 2 p.m loday for Mrs. Cora Holcomb. 52, ot Blytheville. who (lied in a Little Bock Hospital after a long illness, nt Cobb Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was In Dogwood Cemetery Born in Blythevtllt, she hns lived here all her life. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Helen Belcoure, of Memphis, Mich. HEART SURGEON—Dr. Alfred Blalock, incoming prt»- dent of th« American College o* Surgeons, predicts the development ot a reliable heart-hinj machine which will allow sur- glcnl repairs of defective hearts, which are now Impossible. H« Is n professor at Johns Hopkinu University and inventor of tfa* "blue baby" operation. With The Courts CIRCUIT — (Civil) — Mrs. Lois Jeffries vs. Anita McWafers, a minor, and Mrs. Bonltta L. McWaters, $5,SOS personal Injuries, automobile accident. FOUND IT Columblum, the mtal which Is so valuable lor national defense purposes, first was observed la 1801, when a British scientist analyzed a shipment of ores originating in New England. EXPERT Clothing Care For Your Holiday Good Looks Step into the season's holiday swirl looking your glamorous best—prepare your wardrobe for the good times just ahead by having them cleaned with the most modern formula known—STAYBRIGHT! Only Hudson Features STAYBRIGHT Our modern cleaning with Sl.'tybright docs more than just clean—H actually restores the original lustrous color to your clothes and makes them look like NEW. And that's not all, STAYBRIGHT keeps them STAYING like new. U flushes out all dirt and grime and keeps natural and synthetic fibers alive and resilient— actually adds many months to the life of a garment! Belter Cleaning The Hudson Finish In 8 Hours ... For The Asking • Evening Dresses, Knit Dresses Blocked • Draperies • Hats • Seat Covers HUDSON Cleaner — Clothier — Tailor Phone POplar 2-2612 in Blytheville Phone 97 in Steele, Missouri The New Ford "600" Tractor SO MUCH MORE FOR SO MUCH LESS PARTS SERVICE SNOW TRACTOR CO.

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