The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 14, 1955 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 14, 1955
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PAG1 TWELTB (ARK.)" cwmtrn NBWI WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14.1055 Kefauver Urges Congress to Fight Dixon-Yates Suit Bj FBED *. HOFFMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic foes of the repudiated Dixon-Yates contract want Congress to take a direct hand ki a "no holds barred" court fight against the private power group'i claim for 314 million dollars in damage*. Sen. Befauver (D-Tenn) oouoocd yesterday he plain to in troduoe a resolution calling fo appointment of & special counse » light the Dixon-Yates suit, file tarliw in the day at the 0.8. Cour of Claim*. Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton (12:M qdolllioni) Mar 3347 3350 3336 Mar 3243 3253 3238 July 3142 3142 Oct 2990 2994 3131 New Orleans Cotton Mar 3348 3351 3341 May 3247 3253 3240 July 3142 3143 3135 Oct 2986 2992 298« 334 324 313 2989 334 324 313 298 Chicago Wheat Dec .... 211 Vi 212i/i May .... 205V 2 207*4 Chicago Corn Dec .... 126% 127 . May .... 135>/ 4 !35'/ 4 210% 204% 126% 134(4 Chicago Soybean* Jan .... 237*4 239 23TV4 Mar 241 241 % 240'/ 4 May 241V;, 242 240?!, July .... 237!i 238!4 237H 212'/ 205?- 126V 13! 238 '/ z 241 (4 242 2381,:, New York Stockt A T and T Amer Tobacco .. Anaconda Copper Beth Steel ....... Chrysler Coca-Cola . 179 7-8 . 81 3-4 . 71 7-8 . 166 . 90 1-2 . 125 Gen Electric 53 1-2 Oen Motors 47 1-8 Montgomery Ward- 943-8 N Y Central 44 Int Harvester 37 1-8 Republic Steel 49 3-4 Radio 45 3-8 Socony Vacuum 61 Studebaker 111-8 Standard of N J 147 7-8 Texas Corp 117 Sears 108 3-4 tr S Steel 68 5-8 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. Wl—tUSDA) — Hogs 11,600; fairly active; barrows arid gilts steady to 36 lower; sows unchanged; most mixed U. s. 1. 2 and 3 180-230 Ib 11.26-75; moderate numbers 1 and 2 grade 190-220 Ib and some mixed under 215 Ib . 11.85-12.00; mixed grade 230-270 Ib 10.00-11.25; lew up to 11.60; few lots 270-320 Ib 9.2510.25; 140-170 Ib 10.75-1.60; sows 450 Ib down 8.50-9.00; heavier sows 8.00-25; boars over 250 Ib 6.00-7.50; lighter weights to 8.50. Cattle 3.200; calves 800; opening slow; some early sales about steady on steers and heifers with good and choice 15.00-19.00; few utility and commercial 11.00-13.50; small lots high choice to prime mixed yearlings 21.00; cows opening steady; utility and commercial 9.00-11.00; canners and cutters 8.500.00; bulls steady; utility and commercial 12.00-14.00; vealers and calves unchanged; good and choice vealers 21.00-26.00; few high choice and prime 27.00-30.00; commercial and good 16.00-21.00. Ke/auver thus joined Sen. Anderson (D-NM), who said such a special lawyer should make certain the Justice Department puts up "no milk toast defense" against the Dixon-Yates claim. The Justice Department 'egularly defends the government in suits against it. Th«r« w»« no immediate comment from the department. Anderson, chairman of the Senate-House Atomic Energy Committee, said the proposed special counsel should also hunt for evidence of possible law violations in connect4on with negotiations which led up to the signing of the power contract mort than £ year ago. Both Anderson arid Kefauver, who heads a Senate Antimonopoly subcommittee which held hearings on the contract, Indicated plainly they do not want to trust the Justice Department claim case alone. Anderson said had been "looking io handle ihe :he department involved in negotiations toward paying Dixon- Yates money." Kefauver said that if administration officials were "doing their duty they would have a case in court against Dixon-Yates by this time, trying to recover some of Obituary C. S. Dowdy Dies at 49 OfHeartAttack Clarence S. Dowdy, Blytheville automobile salesman, died at Chickasawba Hospital at 3 a.m. today following a heart attack. He was 40. Mr. Dowdy, who was employed 9-s a salesman by Horner-Wilson Motor Company, suffered the attack a short time after his arrival at the hospital where he had gone with his wife after becoming ill earlier. Born in Vardaman. Miss., he had mad* his home in Blytheville for the past 30 years. Services will be conducted Friday by the Rev. Harold Eggensperger, pastor of First Methodist Church. Time and place had not been set at noon today. Cobb Funeral Home is in charge. He was a member of First Methodist Church, and was a Mason and a Shriner. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mary Dowdy; three daughters, Mrs. A. D. Hardy of Salina, Kans., Mrs. J. W. Powell of Memphis. Mrs. F. W. Whitner of Jonesboro; one son, Thomas S. Dowdy with the Air Force at Mt. Clemens, Mich.; his mother, Mrs. Lula Dowdy of Steele; one brother. Jack Dowdy of Steele; and three sisters, Mrs. Leslie Davis and Mrs. Ernest Burns of Steele and Mrs- John Morgan of Medina, Tenn. Active pallbearers will be Ed Cook, A. A. Hardy. Cecil the real damages suffered by the] Jesse White, W. M. Walker and government through ttie conflict o interest which permeates this tire contract." The Atomic Energy Commission which negotiated the contract fo 107-million-dolIar private powe plant with the Dixon-Yates grou] at President Eisenhower's direc tion, repudiated the contract month. It based its action on opinion by AEC General Counse William Mitchell that Adolphe H Wenzell served its an adviser t the government in the contrac talks "while having a conflicting private interes Dixon-Yates challenged this con tentlon in thr suit it filed yester day, Wenzell was a Budget Bureau consultant during this period while also serving as a top official ;he First Boston Corp.. a New York financial house that later became fiscal agent group. for the Dixon-Yates R. A. Reid Is Author of Article University of Arkansas law student Richard A. Reid, of Blytheville, s a contributor to the fall issue if the Arkansas Law Review. The publication is Issued by the university law school in cooperation with the Arkansas Bar Assn. A special feature in the fall fs- ue contains commentaries on acts lassed during the past session of he Arkansas Legislature. Reid contributed an article on an ict dealing with ".scalping" of tic- icets of athletic evenLs. In addition, IB contributed two case notes to egular "Comments and Case Notes 1 ' ection. Reid ifi the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mnx B. Reid of Blythenlle. He i* n his second year at the school of aw. Unlucky NORTH LITTLE BOOK, Ark. l/P) —W. R. Cook has been involved in ally two automobile accident* in ils life. One of them happened yes- erday no one was hurt. The other ccurred 13 years ago, also on Dec. 3. Both times Cook was driving on Sth Street. Joe Shanks. Honorary pallbearers will be William Purdy, Jess Horner. Bernard Gooch, Joe Warren, G. 0. Poetz, Jimmy Smothermon, J. M. Williams, W. C. Colston, Rex Warren, Shields Edwards, W. H. Stovall and J. Louis Cherry. M. Drummonds f Grocery Store Operator, Dies Y Schedules Annual Yuletide Tournaments Medal awards will be given to winner» of the chess, checkers and ping pong Christmas Tournaments which begin at the "Y" Dec. 26. Thei-e will be three participating divisions in each event, Grade School, Junior High, and the "open" which is open to everyone. Following is the calendar o' events. Ping Pong; Grade School, Dec. 27. Junior High, Dec. 36, "Open," Dec. 29. Chess: Grade School starts Dec. 27, Junior High starts Dec. X, -Open," starte Dec. 26. Checkers: Grade School to .st;ii-L and finish Dec. 36, Junior Hign. Dec. 39, "Open," Dec. 24. Verland Burch Rites Saturday C A R U THERSVILLE — Funera! services for Verland Francis Burc.i \ were held at 2 p.m. Saturday from | Lhe Smith Funeral Home Chapel i here with, the Rev. Joseph H. Huels officiating. Caruthersville's Company B of itte National Guard performed graveside services here. Mr. Burch was killed in an automobile accident on Highway 67 in Wayne County, Mo., last Thursday Born in CaruthersviUe Aug. 31, 1919, he irva* 36. He attended the Kinfolks Ridge School and worked at Valley Shoe Company in St. Louis. He enlisted twice in the United States Army and received two bronze stars for duty during World War II. T/Sgt. Burch left the Army in 1945 and had since been employed at the Kalmon Shoe Company in St. Louis. Mr. Burch is survived by his father and step-mother, Mr." and .Mrs. Roscoe Burch, both of Caruthersville; three brothers, Woodrow Burch of CaruthersviUe; Bernard Burch jl Pontiac, Mich., and Henry Burch of Alton. 111., and a step-sister, Mrs. Bethel Cross of St. Louis. JOHN (Continued from Past H was granted asylum in the (East German Democratic Republic 01 July 20, 1954. has left the Germai Democratic Republic. Dr. John hat repeatedly stated he intends to con duct the fight against neo-fascism in West Germany." In Bonn, where John was brought after slipping secretly into West Berlin Monday, he was given a thorough grilling by an examining judge. Federal officials said that afier several hours of questioning", the judge took off la st night for Karlsruhe, seat of the federal Constitutional Court, West Germany's highest court, John—officially tagged,as a traitor by West Germany—was being kept strictly secluded, officials s.ud. There was no hint of What the government would do with the h a n d ,s o m e, six-foot 46-year-old blond who had at one time or another deserted ,,the three German regimes with which he has been officially connected—Nazi, postwar West Germany and Communist East German. Some West German sources expect the government to let John off with only disciplinary action for abandoning his official post. One minister said he .did not think John had gone East with any traitorous intent. A reporter for Denmark's biggest daily newspaper, the Berling- ske Tidende, said he had brought John back to West Berlin. Hendrib | Bonde-Hendriksen, Berlin corres-l pondent for the paper, wrote in a dispatch: "I drove quite legally to East Berlin, and I took Dr. John quite legally to West Berlin., I was the only person who knew about it, Nobody else helped him." CAVE-IN (Continued from Pige 1) ers,, however, abandoned further probing of the pit and shortly be< fqre dawn began «n excavation nearby from which they hope to tunnel into the pit. Daggs and two fellow workers, Autry Barnes, 19. of .Hartford and William Medley. 36, of Fort Smith were buried when the hole first caved in early yesterday. Rescuers quickly freed Barnes and Medley. Disappeared Sivley and two other firemen, were attempting io release Daggs, NicV Hudgkins and Hoyle SallLs, who was still alive, when ihe second- collapse caught them. Hudg- fcins and Sallis were rescued, but Sivley disappeared beneath the rubble. The four men who escaped were hospitalized With minor injuries. All 01 them were released last night. The hole, 15 feet loiwr and 8 feet wide, was. being dug under tin plant of the Arkansas Waste Pape; , here. It was to hold the con crete foundation for a huge pape baler which the firm intends to in stall. The concrete floor of the plant had been ripped away 'ke way for the excavation. Pauw Kaelin, foreman on the job said the first cave in resulted whei voodsn braces supporting the side? if the hole broke. Services for Marlon Floyd Dnun- monds. 63, longtime Blytheville resident who died at Chicicasawba Hospital last night, will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Howard Funeral Service Chapel by the Rev. Bill Cook, assisted by the Rev. Paul Kirkindall. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. A native of Mississippi County, Mr. Drummonds was born at Joiner. He left there about the turn of the century and returned to the county in 1919 when he moved to Blytheville. He owned and operated a grocery store on East Main during recent years. Prior to that he farmed. He was a member of Trinity Baptist i ihui'ch. I Survivors include his wife, Mrs. ; Elsie Drummonds; one daughLe Mrs. Damon Cook of Blytheville; 01 grandson, Damon Cook Jr., of theville; two brothers, Jack Mr Bride of Blytheville John McBrid of Brookland: two sisters. Mi- Georgia Saddler and Mrs. Tenn Bell Forest, both of Blytheville. Pallbearers-will foe Woodrow Cool \t. E. Cook, Lee Hill, Bill Hnynei Aubrey Bruce, O. J. Rodgerfi. Honorary pallbearers will be; Di W. T. Rainwater, C. G. Gracey, F R. Miller, M. K. Vnncleve. San Johns, Elliott Johns, Hurold Me }lanahan, Rube Elliott, James Kel ey, Barney Clement, A. G. 3hible.\ Bob Bennett. Horace Halford, G. W 'Her, Roy Holt, Sherman Colier! he Rev. J. Harmon Holt, Ervir Lott and Hershel! Garner. Chadwick Family Services Today HAYTI — Services were held near here today for a mother and three children who were burned to death in a fire at their home five miles north of Hayti Monday morning. The dead are Mrs. Doise Deline Chadwick, 38, and her children, Otis William, 7, Rosa Lee, 4, and Charles David, 3. The husband and father, Druey E. Chadwick, a preacher, was in Hayti at the time of the blaze. Another boy in the family survives. Services were conducted by the Rev. Ottie Brown at the Dry Bayou Church five miles north of here, I Burial was to be in Booneville, I Ark., with German Funeral Home of Hayti in charge. Bonde-Hendriksen's account continued: John had told Communist agents who followed him everywhere he had an appointment for talks with officials at Humboldt University in East Berlin and wanted to be alone. The . agents remained outside while he went inside the university. Joined Newsman John walked through the building, left through the front entrance and went to a parking lot for a prearranged rendezvous with the newsman. They drove down Unter Den Linden to the Western sector, passing a Communist police control post at the Brandenberg Gate. The two drove to Tempelhof Airport in West Berlin and reported to West German authorities. Together they flew to Frankfurt, going from there to Bonn. Bonde-Tendriksen said John grabbed his hand und said as they crossed the West German frontier: "What lies in front of me can never be so bad as what lies behind me. My visit to Benin on July 20, Two Accidents Noted Police reported two minor traffic accidents .on Blytheville streets yesterday and tod'ay. Early this morning cars driven by Will Sykes and Boyce Moore, both of Blythenlle. collided at the intersection of Main and Laclede. Slight damage to the front sections of both cars was reported. Yesterday at Shivers and Eighth, a taxi driven by Frank Curtis struck a car driven by Billy M. Cook of Blytheville Air Force Base. Slight damage resulted. 1954, should have been very brief. Unfortunately, it lasted for a year and a half." John insisted that, despite the pro-Coinmunlst statements he had made in East Berlin', he had "been"'a prisoner'of (East German security boss) Ernst Wollweber,' theDanish reporter said. IT mWmWmW. ! j; ?J5******-*2S1£!?***^^ W^WCT^lprt^^^W,^,,,!^!!™,,,^,,,,^,^^^ Just Arrived In Time For Your Holiday Parties! Parmesan Cheese Pastry Strips 79c Beau Monde Pastry Strips 79c Maple Nut Pastry Strips 89c . . Blue Cheezettes 59c Garlic Cheezettes 49c Imported Kambly Cheezettes .$1.19 XOX Cocktail Wafers 69c Many Other Items Priced From 49c XX nn a. _/<>/• Jhe Wnuiual Fine Liquors ACNM Pram H»t*l Nofcfo FOSTER'S £3 Kirby Drug Store $750 For Your Old / ELECTRIC RAZOR <*n a new Remington, Schlck. Sunbeam, Ronson or Norelco Try a Ttxaco Service Station First/ We Can Supply You with the Finest TEXACO HEATING OIL "Let us power your farm and heat your home" We deliver anywhere in Mississippi County BOB LOGAN "YOUR TEXACO MAN" Blytheville Phone 3-3391 Joiner Phone 2421 DIAL "ON" FOR HELP r,- i SET Tl* DIAl— the laundrr come* dean from jro«r automatic washer SET THE DIAL-j,o«r elothu an trie* by i/our automatic ttotrfe (totftM drytr SCT THI DIAL-ttc diihit art ton* by (our automate (Hshwatbtr Ark-Mo Power Co. U.N. (Continued from Page 1) been not effort -. K. Krishna Menon. powerful Asian cosponsor of ihe scheme, rallied Arab-Asian support for K request, that the Assembly reconsider 1 the question. But most delegates held lilt] Byrd Injured In Ship Mishap ABOARD USS GLACIER I/I 1 ) — AUOA1(1J USB ulj «u,r, lt ,-•, been exhausiea and further j Rpar Adin. Richard E. Byrd, veter- ts may yet prove decisive." I «" oxplort'r now making his fifth '"'»' " v I '-'-- 1 ..... -------- was trip to the antarctic, today was tiursiiiK minor injuries—the fiist lie ever received en route to the bot- lom of the world. He suffered cuts and bruises when chain securing his cabin chair .In nil, Soviet Delegate Arkady A.j Soboiev cast 15 votes. In addition to the 13 against the non-Communist states in ihe package proposal, he turned thumbs down on a proposal by T. F. Tsiana of Nationalist China to admit South Korea South Viet Nam. The afternoon's work brought ihe Soviet total of vetos to 75 in the 10 years of the U. N. .00 icebreaker. Byrd, 67. laughed off Ins tnjuriei —slight cuts on the nose and cheelt and a mild bruise on ttie back. council history was Nationalist China's against Omer Mongolia. and! The non-Comnnmisi applicants in the package plan who lost out wei;e Italy, Coylon. Jordan, Ireland, Portugal, Austria, Finland. Nepal, , ..—„ — ,.. t „. i,. j Libya, Japan, Laos, Cambodia and Prance has used the veto twicej Spain. TJie Reds were Albania, but not against membership appli- Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania and cations. The only other , in Outer Mongolia. ff HK/NDS OFFOOO W6PWS Can you imagine buying 22 pounds of food for one dollar? Well, you can ... if you will buy it for someone else! Our government has made available through CARE millions of pounds of our nourishing food surplus for use in another FOOD CRUSADE. 22 pounds of milk, cheese and butter will be sent to a needy family overseas for just one dollar. Send one or more Food Crusade packages today. Your acknowledgment card from CARE will give you the wonderful feeling that you've helped a less fortunate family to a happier Christmas. 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