The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 25, 1953 · Page 3
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MONDAY, MAY 25, 1953 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREB Newspaper Cleared In Anti-Trust Suit WASHINGTON CAP) — The Supreme Court today decided 5-4 the New Orleans Times-Picayune Publishing Company did not violate the Sherman Anti-Trust Act by its advertising sales policy. The Justice Department In a civil anti-trust suit brought during the Truman administration had charged the company with violating the law by requiring classified and national advertisers to buy space in both its morning and afternoon newspapers. The department contended this was a "forced" rate method un,,<-»fair to the New Orleans Item, a ' ?-'*'• July Oct Dec Mch Commodity And Stock Markets- York Cotton Open High Low Close 3365 3375 3388 3371 3370 3378 3370 3364 3364 3311 3370 3364 3364 3371 New Orleans Cotton Open High Low Close July 3380 3384 3366 3365 Oct . ...... 3364 3370 3363 3365 Dec 3364 3313 3363 3363 Mch 3313 3318 33T2 3372 Soy be July Sep . j. Nov . ..265 265 Jan . .. 267% 207 % competing afternoon paper. Justice Clark delivered the majority decision. Justice Burton wrote a dissenting opinion in which Justices Black, Douglas and Minton jplned Tile majority thus was composed of Chief Justice Vinson and Jus tices Reed, Frankfurter and Jackson, in addition to Clark. Clark wrote a 32-page opinion which reviewed the facts and law of the case and then said tha record "does not establish the charged violations of the Sherman Act.' But Clark • emphasized that the high court was ruling only on the circumstances involved in the Times-Picayune case. He wrote: "We do not determine that unit advertising arrangements are lawful in other circumstances or in other proceedings. ' "Our decision adjudicates solely that this record cannot substantiate the government's view of this district be re- cms Open 289 y, 273'A 265 . 267% High Low 284 >,A 268'.4 26415 Close 284% 268% Chicago Corn Chicago Wheat Open High July Sept 210% 214% Chicago Rye Open High July . .. 157 V, 157',i> Sept . ..155 155"A Low 209'/, 213 Low 156 153% Close 209 Hi 213 !i Close 15014 153% New York Stocks A T and T 156 3-8 Amer Tobacco "i.3 7-8 Anaconda Copper 37 1-8 E th Steel 52 1-4 Orysler 76 Gen Electric 745-8 Cn Motors 621-4 I.rcntgomery Ward 61 1-2 N Y Central 23 7-8 Int Harvester 29 5-8 J C Penney 71 3-t ET.llblic Steel 503-4 Fr.S-o 25 3-4 ED-cny Vacuum 343-4 t.rdebakcr 35 1-8 £ hindard of N J 72 3-4 1 :::r.s Corp 54 3-4 U S 8t=el 39 3-4 Sou Pac 46 7-8 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111. Uf> — (USDA)—Hogs 11,500; fairly active; 180-230'Ibs 10 to 15 lower; heavier' weights fully steady to 10 higher; 170 Ibs down steady to weak; sows steady; choice 180-230 Ibs 24.65-85; most lots choice Nos. 1 and 2 24.75-85: 240-270 Ibs 23.9024.50; few 280-320 Ibs 22.75-23.75; 150-170 Ibs 23.25-24.75; 120-140 Ibs 20.25-22.50; sows 400 Ibs down 22.0050; .heavier sows 20.00-21.50; boars 15.00-17.00; stags 15.50-17.50. Cattle 6,000, calves 1,000; initial sales heifers and mixed butcher yearlings fully steady; several loads and lots good and choice steers 21.25-23.00: one load mostly high choice 23.-2S; few commercial and low good steers 19.0021.00; little done on cows; bulls end vealers steady; utility commercial bulls 13.00-14.50. and case. Accordingly the courts judgment must versed." Appealed Ruling The Times-Picayune Company appealed directly to the Supreme Court from a decision by D. S. District Judge Herbert Christenberry in New Orleans that it violated the Sherman Act. The high court was told its decision would affect more than 180 jointly-owned morning and afternoon papers in the United' States which use similar unit combination advertising rates. The New Orleans company publishes the Times-Picayune in the morning and the New Orleans States in the afternoon. Both papers are published from one plant. The combination rate requirement does not apply to New Orleans ocal retail advertisers. John T. Cahill, New York City attorney, argued on behalf of 98 newspaper publishers who intervened in the case as "friends of the court" to support the New Orleans company. He said that in 92 per cent of the communities having more than one newspaper the papers are under single ownership. The unit rate system was adopted by such publishers, Cahill stated, an economy measure, and to help in competing with other types of advertising media. Edward 6. Proctor, attorney for the Boston Post, told the Supreme his paper.was in a position similar to that of the New Or- eans Item. The Post, a morning laper, has three competitors which cover the morning and evening fields. The three use the unit rate system. Proctor said the system has had "disastrous effect" on the Post and threatens many newspapers with extinction. He contended an advertiser should be free to do what he pleases with his business. Clark's opinion said, "an insufficient showing of specific intent vititates the government's case." But Burton, speaking for the four dissenters, said the majority sought to avoid the effect of earlier Supreme Court decisions in anti-trust cases. . ' Former Resident Is Electrocuted By Light Switch Services for a former Blytheville resident, F. D. Swift of Huston, La, who died Saturday afternoon from an electric shock received when he turned on flood lights in the yarc at his home, were to be conducted at 10:30 today at Ruston. Son of the late Mr. and Mis. J D. Swift of Blytheville and brother of Miss Sunshine Swift, schoo teacher here, Mr. Swift was agenl for Rock Island Railroad in Ruston Born at Dyereburg, Tenn., he moved to Blytheville with the family in 1901 and remained here until 1912 He worked for Frisco Railroad here before going to Ruston. In addition to his sister, he is survived by his wife, Mrs, Beatrice Watson Swift. RUSSIA '(Continued from Page 1) Korean War and the German question to "prepare the soil" for solution of other world issues. Pravda said Germany should be reunified but that a "revival of German militarism" must be prevented ; the last Communist proposals on Korean prisoners of war >rovide the "necessary basis for practical solution of this last question which stands in the way a truce and, therefore, the end oi the war in Korea." Treaties "Worthless" 5, Dismissed as "worthless" Churchill's suggestion for Locarno- ype treaties guaranteeing Ger- nany against Russia and vice ver- The 1925 Locarno Pact, the ed- torial said, had permitted Ger- nany, to re-arm and given her 'freedom of action in the East;" new 'Locarno would result in 'groupings of one set of countries gainst another . . . sharpening in- ernational relations." To many diplomats here, the 3 ravda statement indicated a keen Russian interest in an East-West meeting. The statement made quite clear, though, that the Soviet Union would attend no such meeting, if the West insists the Soviets must things before such a Rosenbergs Again Denied New Hearing , WASHINGTON^)—The Supmi Court refused today for the thir time to grant a hearing to con demned atom spies Julius an Ethel Rosenberg. This left as the only apparent chance to escnp death in the electric chair a dec sion to tell the government an espionage secrets they may st] hold. President Elsenhower rejccte their clemency pleas last Pebru ary. But Justice Deparlmen sources said. Saturday the Rosen bergs have been told they mish be able to save themselves by "sing Ing" to federal prosecutors. The husband and wife spy tean was convicted more than two yeai ago of wartime conspiracy to trans mit atomic secrets to Russia. In addition to rejecting the ap peal, the high court directed tha the stay of execution granted b the U. S. Circuit Court In New Yori Feb. 17 be vacated. TRUCE LOOD (Continued from Page 1) Louisiana. These waters are block- Ing Calcasieu floodwaters from spreading in that direction. About 15 miles east of the Calcasieu River, the flooding Mermentau River is spilling: inoo the Gulf nnd flowing out of its bed into the marshes. (Continued from Page 1) blast, stood a 45-ton locomotive, 15 boxcars, tanks, planes, guns and several types of military housing, from fortifications to tents. Various types of Army clothing nlso were subjected, as were rabbits, mice and pigs in pens. Wilson Watched The trenches Were 5,000 yards from ground zero, or twice as far as the nearest armed forces volunteers have ventured to an atomic burst. The troops were to attack as soon as radiation lifted. The army exhibited supreme confidence in Annie's ability to pass the nuclear test. Annie's sister, a 280-MM gun from Fort Sill, was stationed some 200 feet away, ready in case of emergency. Many to None Prom 60 degrees north latitude to the North Pole, more than 1,300,000 people make their homes, but from 60 degrees south latitude to the South Pole, there is not one permanent human resident. There were 4719 lynchmgs in the United States from 1882 to 1948, Inclusive. (Continued from Page 1) gration, said the Allies had requested a news blackout on the session similar blackout was imposed n April, 1952 in an effort to Iron tut differences, on the prisoner ex- ihange issue. Lt. Col. Milton Herr, said he did lot know if the next meeting also vould be secret. He would not say who asked for the secret meet- ngs. Reds Disapproved Secrecy The Red newsmen indicated dis- pproval of the secret sessions 'hen they were first informed by he Bed delegation at this morn- ng's meeting. The Bed correspon- ents did not return to Panmun- om" from Kaesong for the after- oon secret sessions. The delegates met a total of about two hours, /ith two recesses. Lt. Oen. William K. Harrison, senior Allied delegate, did not hold his usual press conference with newsmen after . the meeting. He turned aside all questions with "no comment." There was speculation before the meeting that the U. N. Command would make a "now or never" effort to break the truce deadlock. The vital issue of what to do with prisoners refusing to return to their Red homelands remained the biggest problem. The Communists want the matter decided by a later political conference if the prisoners are still reluctant to return after getting Bed "explanations" while in custody of a five-nation neutral corn- mision. An earlier Allied proposal suggested 34,000 North Koreans be released immediately after an armistice and 14,500 Chinese be turr/2d over to the neutral commission for Red "explanations." Then, if they still refuse, the Chinese would be freed. There was speculation the new 0. N. Command proposal may offer to agree to a political conference to decide the issue, provided a time limit is set beforehand. CROSS (Continued from Page 1) mott, J. T. Tate, Curt Duncan. $1, — Mrs. W. E. Potter, Junior Smith, Swirl Beauty Shop, J. D. Iglehart, H. H. Simmons. BIytheviUe $10—Dr. W. T. Rainwater. Negro Division $5—Hugh Cherry. $1—Welton Lofton. REGISTERED AD — The Japanese driver employed by the Tokyo branch of a U. S. cash register company proudly polishes the "keys" on the side of his service truck, which is built to look like a huge cash register. CORONATION (Continued from Page 1) ight Just to watch the colorfu changing of the palace guards. Others of "the queen's people —ranging from tribal African chic :a!ns in their native dress to prim ministers of the Colonies — wei arriving in the city in large nun bers. Flags and buntings, and arche jlazed with "God save the queen covered London's war scars wit bright displays just a dozen year after the blitz of World War U. Aged Cancer Patient Held on Jobbery Charge MEMPHIS m — A 78-yea.r-ol man who said he was ill of cance and broke, was in' jail today i the gun-point holdup of a liquo store and the attempted robber T a grocery. Police identified him as W. A Mobley, an dunemployed carpente: ind quoted him as saying: "When a man is my age an suffering with cancer he has lit ,le left to gamble with. I lire i peaceful, lawabiding life for 7 rears, but when you get old an 'our pockets are empty — well, fellow is likely to do most any hing." Detective Chief M. A. Hinds sal he toothless, gray-haired Moble admitted the $140 liquor store stick up last Thursday night. Toostmosters Vtaet Thursday Bill Walker, J. P. Oarrott, William Stovall, Jr., Gil Smythe and Rudy 'rska will be speakers Thursday night at a meeting of Blytheville' Toaslmasters Club in Hotel Noble. Kenneth Richardson will be toast' laster and Ernest McKenzie wil 3 topicmaster. Craig Taylor and Bill McLeod are o be inducted as new members al :ie Thursday night session. Paul Hughes is to act as general valuator. AMD to Reduce )istricfs to 5 LITTLE ROCK (7P)'— The State Eighway Department will reduce be state's 10 maintenance dis- •icts to 5 June 1, to streamline pcr:i tions. Highway Director Herbert Elcl- idge said today the change — pprovcd by the Highway Coni- isslon last week — Will include evamplng of existing clistricl otindaries. lead Courier News Classified Ads EE" The Man* Who Ain't Mad at Nobody' JUST WANTS TO ANNOUNCE THAT HE IS NOW SELLING AUTO INSURANCE AT THE LOWEST COST! IN THE WORLD'S LARGEST COMPANY! w. CLAIMS ADJUSTED ON DAY PRESENTED 'DEE" Beat the Deadline of the New Auto Liability Law! See him Now! UNITED \-jrowt Home Office Building World's Largest Insurance Co. 106 So. 1st St. Jrowina -Sfqcncu / ff (J a Write or Phone 6812 A. F. "DEE" DIETRICH, Manager BIytKeville, Ark. INSURANCE AGENCY ±Jn ~-Xrwa/i ka.nia.6 Ingram Building Attention: FARMERS and TOWN Folks: You can really save money — both on Auto and Fire Insurance. Don't Wait SEE US NOW Tomorrow may be loo liilc. Suppose you have a fire tonite 2 Slightly Hurt In Collision Here Two persons received minor injuries In an automobile wreck at 10th Street and Mnultrie Drive last night. Mrs. Robert Moore and Nancy May Moore of Blytheville, Rt. 3 received slight head and lee injuries when their car, driven by Robert Moore was struck by a car driven by James Smith, 1735 Char- Icne. The Smith vehicle, traveling Gouth on 10th failed to stop at a stop sign and hit the side of the Moore car, officers Willie Hopper and Fred Hodge reported. Mr. Smith, charged In Municipal Court today with running a stop sign, forfeited $5 bond. Mrs. Moore was given emergency treatment at Blytheville Hospital for abrasions and contusions of, the head and legs and released, hospital officials reported. Gafhings Opposes USDA Changes WASHINGTON (If) — Rep. E. C. Gathings (D-Ai*) said today he can not support President Eisenhower's proposal for reorganizing; the Agricultural Department because it would give "unbridled authority" to the secretary of Agriculture. Approval of the plan recently submitted to Congress, Gathtngs said, would give the secretory 'sweeping powers to reorganize and consolidate the agencies ... and would mean a complete abdication of the congressional prerogatives as to the basic policies of government In the agriculture field." The Brooklyn-Battery tunnel, New York City, Is Sin foot long, and Is the second longest underwater vehicular tube In the world. Science Brleh .., An electric counter can accurate, ly measure 37 billion atomic dtilo- tegrations a second. 6 . . . gives you more colorful, more practical, ionally-designcd" floors for your kitchen, bathroom, entrance hall—and other areas En your homal T REASONS why you'll want Flexa chrome when you build Or remodfrl .» » 2 FLEXACHROME comes In 30 bright, beautiful colors in popular decorator shades I FLEXACHRGME colors go all the way through the tile —last indefinitely —are color-keyed to harmonizing Mura-Tex* plastic wall tile colors. 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