The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 28, 1952 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 28, 1952
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WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 1952 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Ozark Preacher to Fast Till Death-Or World Is Rid of Communism, Sin CHERRYVILLE, Mo. An rejecting efforts by authorities of his church to persuade him to end 'Poison Cose' Den/o/ FO//S f o Free Woman PAGE FTVB Al Capone Gets 'Special Rate' On income Tax Ozark preacher—claiming he hasn't eaten in 37 days—vowed today to fast until death unless his prayers are answered for a religious revival to save the world from sin and communism. The Rei'. J. J. Ivle, 55-year-old minister of the Assembly of God Cluirch, Is weakening physically hut was reported by friends still able to walk. The stocky minister has kept to his room since he began his fast, with the church's national head" quarters at Springfield, Mo., regarding the fast. He said that a sustained fast which does bodily harm is not a tenet, of the church. Myers added "other official of the HARRrSBURG. Ark. Wj—Denials that she poisoned her lale husband i pom with a loaded drink of whisky fniled .vestorday to win temporary freedom for Mrs. Vantecn Dean Smith. Mrs. Smith, charged with murder 'ivie has c.vcn his wife strict in-! ? tler ,, t ! ares o( flr .«-hnine were structions not to permit a physician! unconscious. He has prepared a signed statement to protect his wife from possible legal action in the event of his death. Conference Held The Rev. J. P. Myers, pastor at neighboring Steelville, conferred Commodity And Stock Markets— New York Cotton July Oct. Dec. Mar. Open High Low Close 3S4S 3870 .... 3650 3665 3630 3643 3620 3627 3845 3864 3645 3C21 3610 New Orleans Cotton 3652 Open High Low Close July . ..... M» 3870 3849 3864 L Oct 3550 3665 3644 3654 Dec i. 3628 3638 3620 3628 Mar 3615 3620 3607 3615 Soybeans High Low Close Jly 30T/;, KM',4 SOI'/, Sep 291% 289% 291',-. Nov 281% 280',:, 281'/i Jan 2.84'/2 282 " 234V'i New York Stocks A T and T 155 1-2 Amer Tobacco 55 3-4 Anaconda Copper 44 1-8 Beth Steel 48 5-8 Chrysler 755-8 Coca-Cola 108 Gen Electric 59 1-2 Gen Motors 545-8 Montgomery Ward 605-8 N Y Central 193-4 Int Harvester ..: 33 1-4 J C Penney 67 7-8 Republic Steel 40 1-8 Radio 253-8 Socc iy Vacuum 38 1-8 Studebaker 371-8 Standard of N J 76 1-4 Texas Corp 55 1-2 Sears 53 i-g U S Steel 38 Sou Pac 18 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, HI. - in— fUSDA)—Hogs 8.000; active, mostly to shippers and butchers: barrows and gilts 50 to mostly 75 higher than Tuesday's .average; sows 50 higher; choice Nos. 1, 2 and 3 180-230 Ibs 21.50-22.00; largely 21.75 up, with 22.00 paid freely mostly lor choice Nos. 1 and 2 under 225 Ibs; 240-210 Ibs full width of choice grade 20.50-21.59; 120-140 Ibs 18.00-19.75; few 20.00; tows 400 Ibs down 18.25-75; heavier sows 17.00-18.00; stags 14,00-16.0; boars 13.5-15.50. Cattle 1.400, calves 700; trading ~6low;-some initial sales steers and butcher yearlings about steady; good and choice 31.00-34.25; cows draggy and weak; utility and commercial cows 32.50-25.50; canners and cutlers 16.50-23.00; bulls and vealers steady; utility and commercial bulls 24.00-26.75; cutter bulls 20.00-23.00; good and choice vealers 30.00-36.00; sorted prime to 88.00; utility and commercial veal• ers 22.M-29.oo. church went to fvlc's home May 16 but he refused to see them. Mrs. Trie said a prolonged "sense of sinfnlness (of the world) has driven him to his fasting and prayer." Refuses I'D See Anyone The minister, pastor of a chur.-h at nearby Davisvllle and a onetime carpenter and repair man. has refused to see anyone but members of his family and persons who wish to Join him in prayer in hi.s room. Mrs. Ivie was interviewed by-Mrs. W. R. Wills, wife of the publisher of a weekly newspaper at Steelville. Mrs. Ivie played two recordings In which Ivie explained the reasons for hi.s fast. Ivle said in one of the recordings: "Communism, in a mad rush. Is Invading the. nation nnd the government. "Nothing but » speedy evangelization or divine intervention can save the world. For if we go on as we are now. It will take a thousand years to do it." In the recordings, Ivle expressed hope his prayers would help produce a revival, starting with ministers and spreading to the people. found during an autopsy on the \ old Dean, unsuccessfully asked her ' freedom en bond at. a hearing before Circuit Judge Zal B. Harrison. Her present husband. Clyde Smith, tearfully told Jude Harrison of a quarrel with Deau the night he'died. Smith's mother, Mrs. Mary Smith, testified (hat her new daughter-in-law had asked her on ! for t'he"g'dvi several occasions to obtain sonic taxes due" strychnine EO 'she could put it in his whisky." The rl, WASHINGTON I/P) — Sen. Williams (R-Dell says the government "ft the late Al (Scarfacel Ca- and some of his associates get away with not paying more than one million dollars in back taxes. Williams told the Senate the av- crace taxpayers would have difficulty accepting the Rureau of Internal Revenue explanation of tax leniency for gangsters. He quoted treasury officials as FOOD COSTS (Continued from Page 1) jellies, canned fruits and others. Tuna and salmon are not included. "Fenny Ver Item" OPS officials said [or (he most part the Increases would run about' coiling—only on those Items near lor al ceilings. Those are (be items overall margins will he higher, they said in some cases it inay not mean an Increase on an Individual Item. The officials said Hie Increases arc being allowed on tho^e Hems on which grocers figure they can Bet higher prices. They said margins have not been changed on items that are sellitip well below •i penny per Item. On some lame. cans or items and on more ex- ""i, ch lhoy " gl ', r , c the public ,.„„.,., , , , . ., .. ,_ w»H Pay more, an official said, pensive quality foods the higher margins can mean ceiling rises of 2 cents or slightly more. AHhouel- Postal Workers 7 Salaries Halted WASHINGTON <Jt — The Post Office Department said today It has run nut of money to pay about 400.000 postal workers scattered throughout [he country. It hopes to t-ei Ihe money from Congress soon hut meantime has notified postmasters to withhold salary payments to themselves and all field personnel for work done after May !5. Pay day for most BARUCH (Continued from page 1) nearer." This apparently was a reference to a Truman news conference June 1. Iflni), when Ihe President was asked about a Gallup poll shiwing mnny Americans expected war by 1955. Musk oxen produce wool as as heef. .saying they Had'worked out liberal compromises for Capone and others "on the basis thut since racketeers keep a substantial part of their as- j seis in the Torn; of hidden cash 01 itivesU'd in legitimate enterprises j unrie; fictitious jiajncs. It is hard ; •ernmcnt to collect the Former Resident Wins Scholastic Honors Willard H. Evans, former Blythe- vllle resident, was graduated with honors from Mississippi state College last weekend and received a commission as a second lieutenant In the Air Force Reserv. He is the nephew of Mr. and Mrs Dan Roberts of Blytheville. who attended the commencement exer- ciss. Mr. Evaas, who was graduated from Blytheville High School, was named a "distinguished military graduate" of the Air Force ROTC at Mississippi state. While in college, he was elected to Phi Kappa phi, national scholastic honor society, and the Arnold Air Society, national honorary military fraternity. Obituary Benjamin Manes Fatally Stricken Services for Benjamin Harrison Manes, 61, were to be conducted at 3 p.m. today In, Cobb Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Manes, who lived in the Lutes Community, died yesterday at his home where he suffered a heart attack. A /armer, he had moved here last fall from Dumas, Ark. He was born in Mulberry. The Rev. Orville, MoGulre. pastor of New Liberty Baptist Church, will officiate. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Claudie Manes; R son, Roscoe Manrs of Blytheville ;a daughter, Mrs. EstUl McMinn of Holland; and four brothers, Louie Manes of Rives. Mo., Oliver Manes of Arbyrd, Mo., James Manes of St. Louis, and Russell Manes of Holland, Mo. AIR BASE (Continued from Page 1) provided funds are linally appropriated, will begin sometime after July 1. 1952 anrt before June 30. 1353. Rep. Gainings said it would be impossible to pin down the construction date for some time after funds are appropriated. Air Force officials estimate the base population to be about 200 officers, 1.000 airmen, and 200 civilian workers. The Tactical Atr Command bf. in charge of the field. DOUAR-W1SC? THEN IT'S MAYTAG FOR YOU! Adorns Appliance Co. Inc. 206-208 \V. Main Phrme 207] The accuser! woman, who mar-i O * ^ A led Smith three weeks after Dean's ! D/Q »J /\CfT GG leaih and says she Is expecting a j ^ '•' ihiltl by Iilm. denied her mother-'/*>_ Q „__,___-/ J_ in-!aw's statements. 1 \Jf} riOpOSQ/ *0 She also disclaimed any knowl-1 ; i .strychnine purchase by i I im'i4 Ligcne Mote, who is being I—If IIII •dge of Hiiscus Eugene Mote, who is being leld In the case. Mote earlier told investigating officers he bought a package of the poison Ihe dav Dean died. Smith, held with Mrs. Smith on a murder charge., was unable to post the S5.000 Judge Harrison set as his bond. Demands Grow For Koje POW Investigation WASHINGTON W — Demands arose in both congressional and military circles today for a fuller explanation of a whole series of Red uprisings in the Koje prisoner of war camps. Sen. Bridges fR-NH) said he wants R Senate investigation to show whether Oen. Matthew B. Ridgway "should share in the blame for the disgraceful, astounding conditions at Koje." Military leaders here have asked the Far East Command to explain now. with so much previous violence In the stockades, the Communists were permitted to get as far out of hand fls they did this month. Bridges said he was far from satisfied with HIdgway's testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee last week. Other members of the group said in separate interviews they have been amazed by disclosures since that private meeting with the former Par East commander. UNITED NATIONS. N. Y.. W The Western Big Three powers: have agreed upon a proposal to set : ceiling of Mi million men each r the armed forces of the So-! viet Union, the United States and j China — provided that all three , and the United Nations concur. ! This proposal is scheduled to be j ^resented late today to the U. N. Disarmament Commission. It is the; West's answer lo Russia's demand for a flat one-third reduction of all armed forces of the big powers. Mississippi Man Dies in Accident Near Hot- Springs HOT SPRIKoe, Ark. (JP>~ A Mississippi man was killed and four others Injured In a 2-ca.r collision last night seven miles west of here on Highway 270. Garland County Deputy sheriff S(el! Adams Identified the dead man as Hughie Rush, 47, ot Union Miss. Adams said the Injured—ntl taken to Hot Springs hospitals, »re: Clifton Rush, 21, Camp Chaffee., Ark., and brother of the dead man. Barney Partridge, 22, Camp Chaffee. Ark. Muriel Collins. 21, Union. Miss. Roosevelt Reed. 19, Mt. Pine. Ark. Profits... WITHOUT YOUR LIFTING A FINGERI Ir Too'nit holding U. S. Scrip* E Defence Dontln, (il tighl! Becnim. tUnnks to a new IAW, tho^e honda can now continue to PArn interest *f(or their maturity rintcl There's nothing to sign, nothing lo do. -Just hold your Series E IloncU and let thorn go on making money! And keep buying more bonds, through the convenient, systematic Payroll Savinjrs Plnn where you worfcl Trumcn Blasts Kremlin's Lies Of Germ Warfare WASHINGTON Itf — PresSdent Truman raked the Kremlin today for "passing out the lies" that the United Nations have used germ warfare In Korea, The President told a VThlta House delegation: The Kremltn cries that we have used germ warfare. "There isn't a word of truth in that. We have never broken the Geneva convention In our operations in Korea. "And they know that. They know it well. But they keep on passing out the lie* that have no foundation In fact whatever." Korean Martial Law Is 'Eased' PUSAN, Korea OP) — The South Korean National Assembly today lifted in part the martial law which President Syngman Rhe« had proclaimed Satvrday. By a vote of &6-S the Awembly abolished the army rule over this temporary capital. It let the president's decree stand throughout the rest of three southern provinces. It was another round In the struggle for power between Rhee and the Assembly. DON'T MISS the Shrine Ceremonial KOSE 860 on Tonr Dial PROGRAM SCHEDULE Thursday, May 29, 1!>52 5:00—Sign on 5:00—Musical Roundup 6:00—World News 6:05—Musical Roundup 6:45—Keiser Gospel Time 7:00—News 7:05—Ynwnin in the Ma^vnln 1:55—Accorriinu to the Record 8:00 World News 8:15—Morning Devolional 8:30—Guy Ljnmbardo Time 8:45--Lawrence Welk Show 9:00—Woman's Viewpoint 9:30—Concert Master 10:00—World News 10:05—Gospel Gems 10:45—Herald of Healing 11:00—World News 11:05—Farm Frolics 11:30—Wilson on [he Air 12:00—News ,t Markets 12:15 Noon .Serenade 1:00—Bvtilnr! !he World News 1:05—Matinee MMociies 1:30 -Tops in Pops 2:00--Aikamns News 2:05—Hillbilly Roundup S:0fl-World News 3:05—Heptime 4:rjo—Blythevtlle Courier News 4:05—SSO Club 5:00— Hymns from Harding 5:In--Music for Motoring 5:30—World News 5:35—SporUma n 5:45—Supper Serenade 6:55-News "i:00—Sign off SATURDAY, MAY 31st 1 Parade Begins at 11 a.m. Be on fimc! 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