The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 10, 1955 · Page 10
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, December 10, 1955
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PAOHtW BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWg SATUKDAY, DECEMBER 10, Decision in Hoxie Case Is Delayed (Continued from Page 1) denied previous testimony that speeches made at a pro-segregation, rally at Walnut Ridge, which adjoins Hoxie, were "inflamma- approved ot the integrated schools, tory.' ' Police Chief Cledus McClintock The mayor added that he dis- also testified, that there has been an absence of ill feeling in Hoxie On cross examination. McClintock since he became chief on Sept. 1. said it might have been Oct. I when he took office, and said be- Benson Urges Cut in Pig Production WASHINGTON Wl—Secretary of Agriculture Benson says he plans no change in the present federal effort to bolster hog prices by purchasing pork products. But he urge« farmers to cut pig production next spring. Referring to the program under which 86 million dollars is being •pent to buy lard and processed pork, Benson said yesterday in a statement: "Our present hog purchase program will be continued. We do not plan any changes. Farmers must adjust their breeding program to market demand." If hog producers "avoid excessive pig farrowing" in the spring, Benson said, they will benefit from higher hog prices. Benson's statement made no mention of a proposal by Sen. Hickenlooper (R-Iowa) that would encourage farmers to market, rather than breed, female hogs. To cut the pork surplus, HIckenlooper would pay farmers premium prices for female hogs marketed during a specified period. fore that time he was employed in Illinois. The schools were integrated last July, and organized oppositon toe the move developed three weeks later. No Threat Peace A leader of the Hoxie segregation committee, Jewell Barnett, testified that he had kept his children out of the integrated schools because of integration. He joined the others in denying there is any threat to public peace in the dispute. Barnett, in supporting a defense contention that the school board's complaint was inspired by revenge, testified that the board didn't act until after another suit had been filed against it. This action, now pending in state Circuit Court, asks removal from office of the board members on the ground that the board engaged in irregular employment and pur chasing practices. Barnett denied that the segregation forces offered to make "deal" with the board, proposing to withhold filing of the state court suit if segregation was restored in the schools. Board attorney-Bill Penix asked Judge Beeves to include former state Sen. James Johnson, now acting director of the White Citizens Council, in the injunction if it ts made permanent. Johnson, who also is the defense attorney was a defendant In the original complaint, but Judge Trimble i cused him from the terms of the injunction. The judge gave no reason for the action. Johnson, in a surprise maneuver, didn't call as witnesses two men who have been most active in the effort to restore segregation to the schools. Neither Herbert Brewer, chairman and organizer of the Hoxie committee, or Amis Guthridge, committee attorney and a leader in White America, took the stand. Both men testified at the previous hearing before Judge Trimble. HARRISON CHOIR—The Harrison High School Choir will present a concert of Christinas music Sunday afternoon at five o'clock in the school gymnasium. Soprano Dolores White, tenor James Thomas, and bass Joseph Moore will be soloists in a program consisting of traditional carols, spirituals, and selections from Handel's "The Messiah." The public is invited and there will be no admission charged. (Courier News Photo) Bridges Urges Word From Ike CONCORD. N. H. tfl — Sen. Bridges (R-NH) today urged President Eisenhower to announce within a month whether he will run again in order to clarify a political "twilight zone" for voters in New Hampshire's first - in - the - nation presidential primary. "I think the President should make his intentions known as early as possible and I am hopeful that we can know them shortly after January 1." Bridges told a newsman in an interview. The state's primary will be held March 13 and the filing deadline for convention delegates is Feb. 11. The filing period opens Jan. 13. Back Soviet's Ban on A-Tests BINGHAMTON. N.Y. lift — The ranking Republican on the Joint Congressional Atomic Energy Committee says he thinks "very highly" of a Soviet proposal that nations discontinue testing atomic weapons. Rep. W. sterling Cole of New York told a Binghamton Sun reporter yesterrfny that the plan merited "careful consideration." Cole, former chairman of the joint committee, said Prime Minister Anthony Eden was "seriously consider- in"" the suggestion. Cole said he was disappointed the United States has not taken a similar position. EISENHOWER (Continued from Page 1) farm program cioser to completion and Benson, the target of Democratic criticism for his opposition to rigid, high farm price supports, made it clear again that he is[ staying on the Cabinet with Ei-j senhower's support. Benson said Eisenhower will send Congress a special message in January advocating a program designed to halt falling farm prices which have brought criticism against Republican policies. The President will drive back to Gettysburg early Tuesday afternoon to remain until the Christmas holidays. The best bet now is that he will return to Gettysburg after Christmas and spend the New Year at his farm home. Colossal Plan HOLLYWOOD «P>—Hollywood has decided on a nine million dollar face lifting. It plans colored sidewalks on Hollywood Blvd and on Vine St. There will be bronze plaques of movie stars in the concrete squares, searchlights atop every street light and colored searchlights at Intersections. The cost will be paid by businessmen. Between 4000 and 10.000 balloons of all shapes and sizes are launched eacb day by government agencies and private institutions in tbe United States, thus causing many of the "flying saucer" scares. L A PLOTS LONG HAUL FOR WATER-Los Angeles is planning a water delivery system that may become the top engineering marvel of the nation. It is the Feather River project, which would include the nation's largest dam, near Oroville and an 800-mile aqueduct, as seen on map above. The dam would be 20 feet higher than Hoover Dam and require 14,000,000 cubic yards of cement to build. One monumental task of the aqueduct would be to lift the water 3400 feet over the Tehachapi Mountains or build a 36-rnile tunnel. Estimated cost would be more than a billion and a half dollars. Los Angeles is no novice in the long- haul water business. In the years 1907 to 1913, it built the Owens River aqueduct and extended It in the 1930's. Later it was prime mover in the 400-mile Colorado River Aqueduct. DREIFUS MraT Dreifus MWear Diamnml? The Rush Act OKLAHOMA CITY UP) — Eddie Liiihtner has been meaning to set rid of a mantlepiece he's had ovei tin: fireplace for 38 years. Yesterday he did, in a hurry. The antique, t World War I shrapnel shell, was still loaded and could have been set ott any time by heat or iriction. Lightner learned. = YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE Northeast Arkansas' Most Popular Theatre SUNDAY & MONDAY December 11 and 12 HIS NAME WAS WES STEELE... RAYM1LLAND Co-starring MARY MURPHY-WARD BOND with RAYMOND BURR-ARTHUR SPACE LEE VAN CLEEF-ALAN HALE DOUGLAS SPENCER- Screenplay b» JOHN TUCKER BATTtt SIMJ by MODI BRISKIN • Diietled bj R. MIILMW US Expedition On Final Leg LYTTELTON. New Zealand 1 The Glacier, the U. S. Navy's newest, icebreaker, left New Zeland todav for Antarctica. It is the van ship in Rear Adm. Richard E Byrd's latest exploration expedition to the bottom of the world. America's "Operation Deep Freeze" is part of the observance of International Geophysical Year. Object of the year's studies, in which various countries including Russia will cooperate, is to increase man's knowledge of,,various matters such as the weather, earthquakes, glaciers, geology, solar activity, the sea, and the upper atmosphere. J5 Years tor $2 LOUISVILLE. Ky. i/Pi—A 45-year old man accused of stealing $2 in nickels from an office safe was sentenced to 15 years in prison yesterday. Wesley Sawchuk, Detroit, pleaded guilty to breaking into the Ben Hausman Truck Sales & Service Co. and forcing open the safe Nov. 4. Sawchuk got 10 years on a safe-breaking charge and five years on a store-house-breaking charge. KNOWLAND (Continued from Page 1) quent Big Four foreign ministers talks in the same Swiss city. "I'eace Plank" GOP National Chairman Leonard W. Hall has said the Republican party will campaign next year on a "peace" plank. But Knowland said he thinks "peace at any price means the ultimate communization of the world." As he has before, the California senator praised the record of the Eisenhower administration on domestic policies. While Knowland was questioning some Eisenhower administration foreign actions, Rep. Joseph \V. Martin of Massachusetts, House minority leader, was telling a Bradenton, Fla., audience that since the Republicans came in "there is no more appeasement." In Baltimore, Oov. Theodore R. M^Keldin of Maryland—who nominated Elsenhower at the 1952 Chicago convention—said i.. a speech that "the Republican party will not greet With cheers . . . any premature announcements" of presidential candidacies from what he called the OOP's "fringe of fear and frustration." McKeldin named no names, but he bulked under this description those he termed isolationists and "tootlers of timidity who cry out in alarm at the strengthening of labor's great organization." Sen. Gold water of Arizona and some other Republicans recently have voiced alarm that the newly- merged APL-CIO might .exercise an ominous influence on American politics. In Vermilllon, S.D., Sen. Mundt (R-SD) said he thought it highly probable Eisenhower would be a candidate again next year. But if this didn't happen, Mundt said he would support FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover from the GOP. presidential nomination, Mundt told University of South Dakota Young Republican Club Hoover would be the "logical choice" for the GOP. To Create Pressure Democratic National Chairman Paul M. Butler was in Beverly Hills, Calif., where he told a news conference he thinks recent statements by Republican leaders thai Eisenhower may run were intended "to hold off the Knowlands i the other people who are champing at the bit to throw their hats the ring," and to "create pressure on him (Eisenhower) to run." Eisenhower was leaving his Gettysburg farm home for a medical checkup in Washington today. Reports on the President's pro- Paint Closeout M»; Trpn »a4 Coign i Price Hiibbard Hardware gross in recovering from his Sept. 24 heart attack hiivo boon closely watched by those srekinB » tlue as to whether lie will decide to run again. Tilings were comparatively quiet along the Democratic front. Adlai E. Stevenson, the only announced candidate for the Ucmu- cratic presidential nomination, was at Jerome, Ark.," yesterday tor duck hunting and a three (lay conference, with Arkansas and Louisiana political leaders. Sen. Estes Kefauver of Tennessee indicated at a San Francisco news conference he was undecided 1 whether to enter the California primaries if — as expected — he should try for the Democratic nomination. As he has before, Kefauver said he "wouldn't be interested in n second place on the ticket." But he added: "Of course you can never foresee what might develop." In the midst of the political maneuverings, there was one bipartisan note: Democratic Chairman Butler announced that national GOP and Democratic leaders are planning to cooperate in a fund raising campaign designed to "broaden the base" of political contributions for the '56 election. Republican National Committee officials confirmed that GOP Chairman Hall had met wilh Butler and approved the general idea, first advanced by Philip L. Graham, president and publisher of the Washington Post and Times Herald. Bombing Mat Bids Asked LITTLE ROCK Wl — The U. 8. Engineers office here will accept bids Dec. 15 on construction of a bombing mat i\t the Pine Bluff Arsenal. Tiie work involves about 153,000 cubic yards of grading and excavation, the construction of a 9-inch- thick reinforced concrete slab 675 feet by 1,500 feet and construction of a concrete observation building. Another mat already is being used at the arsenal for skip-bomb testing of explosives. Step in Time LOS ANGELES (If)— A step in the righj direction probably saved a fire chief from being crushed by the falling timbers of a blazing roof. Division Chief B. A. Williams toofc an involuntary step forward yesterday just as the roof of a burning cafe collapsed. "One step backward and I would have been killed," he said after firemen had carried him out. Debris had knocked him down. Learn Barber Trade Earn More Money Enroll Any Day — Termi Gl Approved Eaton Barber College 119 Main, Little Rock, Ark. For aches, pains, vuts, bruises, burns, colds, headaches, bites und stings, try Bob's Gypsy Rub Liniment Available at your favorite drug counter C. G. SMITH PRODUCTS CO. YOU CAN'T STOP THE QUEEN MAR? WITH A CLOTHESifNE..oflyrTKx.tho«yo. con keep a tornado from hitting yovr bowl*. 6w* yew COM bvy insurance — fat ti&t kind, m Itw right amount. Wet! b« glad )o actrit*. NOBLE GILL AGENCY GLENCOE BLDG. 3-6868 "The Angelic Choir?" —asks BIMG CROSBY "Not quite... Just rough and tumble kids, decked out for choir service. A picture you'd like to see your youngster in someday, I'm sure. "Suppose he can't even carry tune. No matter. What counts is that he belong to the spirit of this picture... feeling at home in church or synagogue. "And there are no words to describe a parent's peace of mind, when he knows, that ho matter what happens, the children will always be 'at home' in the one place time does not change." GiwthemaFnithtolfvebyjg Worship with th*m ttrirw***. Contributed to the Region in American Lift Program by The Courier Newi

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