The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 13, 1956 · Page 16
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 16

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 13, 1956
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fAQE SIXTEEN BLTTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, APRIL II, 19W No Whitewashing Of Facts, Marine Probe Official Says PARRIS ISLAND, S. C. (AP) — The commander of this Marine Corps recruit depot says there will be "no whitewashing of anything this court of inquiry finds out" in the investigation of the deaths of six recruits who drowned during a forced march. Ma]. Gen. Joseph C. Burger, depot commander, is a member of the court which is probing the Sunday night march into nearby swamplands ordered by S. Sgt. Matthew C. McKeon, 31, a drill instructor. McKeon said he marched 18 rookies into the swamps, "to teach them discipline." Burger said the Worcester, Mass., native had no authority to order such a march. Burger told newsmen yesterday that the court, ordered by the Marine Corps commandant, Gen. Randolph Pate, is "making a thorough investigation. There will be no whitewashing of anything this court finds out or recom- . mends." Thorough Investigation Burger said the investigation will be one of the most thorough lu corps history. He said It will extend beyond the bounds of the present incident and will examine the entire Marine recruit training program. He added: "If there are any defects, and I don't think there are. . . they will be corrected immediately." Burger talked to reporters following memorial services for the six recruits at the post chapel. The flag-draped bodies had been sent to their homes by plane earlier. McKeon did not attend the me morial service. He will remain In custody until the court completes its investigation, probably next week. In Washington, Gen. Pate quoted Lt. Charles E. Herlihy, a South's Finest! At The Fountain or Take Home! AVAILABLE AT THE FOLLOWING DRUG STORES: WOODS DRUG STORE, Blytheville HIWAY DRUG STORE, Blytheville MASSENGILL'S DRUG STORE, Osceola SHIRLEY'S DRUG STORE, Hayti COLLINS DRUG STORE, Carutfiersville PIGKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET • Fresh Fruit & Produce • Fresh Dressed Poultry I The Finest in Beef, Veal, Lamb & Pork Nationally Advertised & Fancy Groceries 2-2043 Call In We DeliTcr Come In 1044 Chick Obituary Connie Linney Rites Tomorrow Service* for Mrs. Connie Ethel Llnncy, 66. who died Jn Osceola Hospital yesterday, will be held at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow at Manila Methodist Church. She was a widow living on Ma nila Star Route. Survivors Include a daughter, Mrs. Birley Boy; three brothers, Ike Daugherty, Marquan, Mo., Floyd Daugherty, Manila, and E. J. Daugherty, St. Louis; five sisters, Mrs. Homer Starnes, Slkeston, Mrs. Bob Fisher, Mrs. George Allred, Kelser. Mrs. Klrby Lafarlett, Trumann, and Mrs. Mike Schan- ghanssy, St. Louis; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren. The Revs. Willis LeGrand and Harold Epcnce will read the services. Burial will be in Manila Cemetery. Howard Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements. W. E. Johnson Services Sunday Services for W. E. Johnson, Jr., who died Sunday at Glen Burnie, Md., will be conducted at First Christian Church, Osceola, Sunday at 2 p.m. by the Eev. O. B. Moore. Burial will be in Ermen Cemetery, Swift Fueneral Home In charge. He was the son of Mrs. W. E. Johnson and the late Mr. Johnson. Pallbearers will include Gene Butler, Robert Clay Driver, Freddie Banister, Dr. Lloyd Godley, Ben Flanlgan and Flip Whitner. Former Resident Dies in Fresno Word was received from Fresno, Calif., today of the death of Sara McCIerkln Brisendine, 65, after a long illness. She died in Fresno General Hospital Tuesday. Mrs. Brisdenine was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Tom .McClerkin and received her schooling in Blythevllle. She married J. B. Brisendine in 19C8. They lived in the Promised Land Community for 31 years and had made their home in Fresno for the past nine years. Mrs. Brisendine was a member of the Baptist church. Survivors'include the husband; a sister, Mrs. D. G. Moore, Blytheville; five daughters, Mrs. Fanny- lyn Bruce Blytheville; Mrs. Sara Jane Davis, San Jose, Calif., Mrs. Ruth Horrell, Jackson, Miss., Mrs. Joan Boone, Fresno, and Mrs. Marylyn Wamble, of St. Louis; and eight grandchildren. Appointed to Council LITTLE ROCK (/P) — J. C. Mitchell, Little Rock road equipment dealer, WHS appointed yesterday by Gov. Orvol Fftubus t,o the Arkansas Merit Systems Council. Navy psychiatrist who examined McKeon, ILS Raying the sergeant "showed appropriate and proper remorse. . .He is perfectly sound and was sound when he did it." Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111, l/f>— (USDA)—Hogs 13,000; steady to strong; bulk mixed U. S. Nos 1, 2 and 3 180-250 Ib 14.75 15.00; mostly U. S, Nos 1 and 2 15.25 and 'about 300 head mostly U. S. No 1, iew No 2, around 200-225 Ib 16.50; mixed grade 250-280 Ib 14.2575, few 14.85; 150-170 Ib 13.76-14.50; mostly 14.00 up; 120-140 Ib 12.25- 13.SO; sows 400 Ib down 12.7513.25; few 13.50 ; heavier sows 1.75-12.50; boars 7.60 9.00. Cattle 500, calves 400; about steady; majority ol good heifer and steer yearlings 16.75-17.75; utility and commercial 12.50-16.00; light weight canners down to 11.0050; utility and commercial cows largely 11.50-12.SO; limited number 13.00; canners and cutters 9.0011.50; some thin shell canners 8.00-50; bulls utility and commercial 13,00-15.00; good heavy bulls 12.00; canners and cutters 10.0012.50; vealers high choice to prime individuals 24.00 25.00; choice largely 21.00-23.00 with good and choice 16.00-21.00 and cu\l and commercial 10.00-15.00. MOSES (Continued from Page 1) made astonishing progress in the past ten years, should continue to climb. 'Your retail sales figure—which was $67 million last year—should be $130 million by 1965. Maybe it will be even more than that." "Arkansas now has the opportunity — we have the name which will open any door: winthrop Rockefeller. We must not fail to get our share of what promises to be tremendous national wealth." At the conclusion of Moses' talk, O. E, Knudsen proposed that "we make every effort in this county to beat these quotas, which are too low." J. W. Adams, Rotary president, presided. C. S. Lemons, longtime friend of Moses, Introduced the speaker. Juror Quits At Lunch Time DAYTON, Tenn. (fft — A circuit court jury hearing a damage suit had 12 members before going to lunch but only 11 after its return to the courtroom. The disappearance of one of the jurors had not been solved when Judge Alan S. Kelly adjourned the court until May 14. Circuit court cLertc Reece Coley identified the missing juror as William Rose of Morgantown. Attorneys in the case agreed to continue with an 11-man jury. The trial then resulted in a hung Jury. Bomb Threat NEW ORLEANS (/P) — Police posted special patrols around a Roman Catholic church and a public .school today after anonymous telephone en Hers said bombs would be placed In both. Officers said they considered the calls a prank, but they weren't hiking any clmni'c.s. Read Courier News Classified Ads. MID-EAST (Continued.trom P*a« 1) crs intercepted four Egyptian craft and brought down a British' made Vampire Jet. A ihlUtary spokesman said the jet crashed 20 miles inside Israel and the injured pilot was captured. He was quoted as saying his plane was on a patrol mission. A search got under way for a second Egyptian plane possibly downed after Israelis close to the border reported they saw tour Egyptian planes fly north and only two return. Cairo's account of the clash said Egyptian planes on patrol met two Israeli planes, chased them back to Israeli territory and shot down a French-made Ouragan jet. An Egyptian military spokesman said one Egyptian jet made a forced landing In Israeli territory. "Situation Improved" MaJ. Gen. E. L. M. Burns, U.N. Palestine truce team chief in Cairo with Hammarskjoid, toid reporters he believed the situation had im proved despite the sky fight. Only one ground incident was reported yesterday. An Israeli army spokesman said an outpost near Eres was fired on by a Gaza based Egyptian. No casualties were reported. Hammarskjold postponed further talks with the Egyptians until tomorrow, reserving today for work with his staff. He now plans to go from Cairo to Beirut Saturday afternoon, coming to Israel next Tuesday. At Augusta, Qa., it was announced that President Eisenhower sent personal messages to Ben- Gurlon and Nasser last Monday regarding the Middle East situation. In MOSCOW, the Soviets again accused the United States of planning armed intervention in the Middle East. IKE (Continued from Page \) nowhere with it." Kerauver Stays Out Sen. Estes Kefauver of Tennessee, Stevenson's rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, took no part in the ruckus over Truman's verbal attack on Eisenhower. Kefauver, like Stevenson, is touring Florida in search of votes in the state's May 29 primary in which both are entered. The Ten- nessean concentrated on the central part, of the state yesterday while Stevenson was farther south. However, there was a chance of a face-to-face meeting today at a political rally in Tampa. Both were due in that city. In contrast to their bitter long range exchanges last week, Kefauver and Stevenson yester day had only polite things to say ibout each other. But both unloaded on Vhe Eisenhower administration. In speeches in Miami and Key West, Stevenson roundly criticized administration conduct of foreign affairs and its record in the health and welfare and I'unn fields. He asserted there was no basis for the GOP slogan of "Peace, Prosperity and Progress." Mead's...The Only Exclusive Men's Store in Mississippi County! biggest selling hat in A merica Mattering darker tones \ THE WHIPPET by STETSON Trim as Hs name—the hat that outsells all others in America. Smart, yet with the carefully casual note well-groomed men incline to, the Stetson Whippet rounds out the wardrobe, brings out a man's own distinctive good looks. In a wide range of new spring colors. Comfort? Just put it on and see. ^ 4 f^ If It's For a Man ... Credit Terms Invited! 30-60 and 90 Days The IVY LEAGUE by STETSON In the vanguard of style with those immensely Battering darker tones ia the Ivy League by Stetson. Notice the narrow brim, tapered crown and subtly striped band that give it a wide-awake, youthful look. This is every inch and even' ounce a Uat for men who ave going places. Stop in and see it today, J 10 ...Will Have It! flf" '""*" Steele's After Industry; New Officials Named By H. L. YEAGER STEELE—Members of the new city council favor the city associating with the Chamber of Commerce in promoting industry in Steele, according to a statement made by Mayor Larry Gammeter following a special meeting of the council Tuesday night. Council will help advertise the resources of Steele and the opportunity the city can offer industry and will cooperate with the Chamber of Commerce. The special meeting was called to make appointments which were postponed at the regular meeting last week. The following appointments are announced: George K. Reeves, city attorney; Carl Frame, treasurer; Robert Gitchell, clerk; Carl Sheeley, engineer and street commissioner, with Ben Burns and Arnold Howell as assistants, and Johnnie King, street cleaner. , . Louis Weaver was appointed night marshal; Earl Cowell, assistant to police chief Novis Stewart, and Sam Ellis, fire chief. FARM (Continued from Page 1) the other." One reporter remarked that calling McCann to Augusta seemed to indicate Eisenhower had decided to veto the bill and wanted an explanatory statement prepared. Hagerty replied that was not necessarily so. He said the President plans to issue a statement whether he vetoes or signs the measure. The New York Times said in a dispatch from Washington that sources close to the White House reported Thursday that Eisenhower would " go directly to the people" next week to "make clear why he could not sign the election- year farm bill passed by Congress." The Times said that present plans reportedly call for the President to address the nation by radio and television to explain his reasons for vetoing the measure and at the same time to urge Congress to provide immediate help for farmers. Thursday Night The most likely date for Eisenhower's message, said the Times, was Thursday night. The Times added: "This procedure has been considered actively this week in conferences between Republican con- grssional leaders and adminis-' tration officials." j In the wake of former Presidenl ] Truman's criticism of Eisenhower as a "do-nothing" chief executive guilty of what Truman called the "political betraya'" of farmers, two other Democratic leaders nnd two of three major farm organizations urged the president to sign the bill despite his objections to parts of it. Let Us Worry About Your TERMITE TROUBLE Due to the fact that termites are becoming more prevalent in this country each year, all the new homes, as well as the old, should be under termite insurance. We find a lot of practically' new homes with major damage caused by termites. Call us and one of our representatives will explain our termite insurance plan to you. Dave Halstead now associated with Superior Termite Co. All Work Guaranteed TERMITE CONTROL CO. SUPERIOR 535 N. 6th State License Blytheville, Ark. Phone 2-2350 The Most Complete Selection of GARDEN & LAWN TOOLS Blytheville's Most Complete Hardware Store! General Hardware & Appliance Co. Phone 3-4585 (Mole) (Mac) Daniels-Williams Ins 106 S. Second St. Phonej 3-3548 - Z-2747 g Bljtheville, Arkansas COMPLETE COVERAGE a FOR AIRMEN* nriir • FLASH CAMERAS KtN I • MOVIE CAMERAS Complete Selection of Flash Bulbs, Polaroid Film, Color Film, Movie Film BARNEY'S DRUG STORE 2006 W. Main Ph. 3-3647 Announcing... OUR NEW WAREHOUSE AND OFFICE Located on North Highway 61 ACROSS HIGHWAY FROM THE BLYTHEVILLE WAREHOUSE CORP. AND NORTH OF BLYTHEVILLE PROPANE CO. Seeds Fertilizers Chemicals Breeders Deltapine Cottons Cert. Deltapine Cottons Soybeans Alfalfas Sorghums Lespedeia Funk's Hybrid Corn Dixie Hybrid 22 & 33 Corn Small Grains Pasture Seeds Ammonium Nitrate 12-12-12 Urea Nitrate of Soda Other Mixed Fertilizers Dalapon Karmex D-L Baron 2-4 D 2-45T Soil Fumigants Grain Fumigants Innoculants Insecticides Come in and see us and get such bargains as: Cert. Blue Tag Deltapine 15 - per ton $90 DALAPON (The Best Johnson Grass Killer) [^ 970 » If You Would Like Our Bi-Monthly Price List Call or Send a 2c Postcard to — The Paul D. Foster Co. Box 326, Blylheville, Ark. Phone POpliir S-3418

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