The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 23, 1955 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 23, 1955
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FRIDAY. DECEMBER M, 1MB COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN US to Send Six Missile Battalions To West Europe WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army is giving another boost to the atomic fire power it has deployed along Western Europe's anti-Communist defense line. It announced last night that six more battalions of Corporal guided missiles will go to Europe during the first four months of the new year. These weapons, capable of using nculear explosive warheads and with a range up to about 70 miles, will be added to a growing variety of atomic weapons the ground force already has stationed in Europe. Army atomic weapons already there Include one battalion of Cor poral missiles, several batteries of Honest John bombardment rockets and six battalions of 280mm. cannon. From Ft. Bliss In addition, the Air Force has uiiits of the Matador guided missile—like the Army weapons capable of carrying nuclear warheads —and hundreds of aircrft designed to use tactical atomic bombs on the battlefield. All six of the Corporal missile battalions will leave from Ft: Bliss, Tex., where they have been organizing and training for months. The Corporal is a semiguided missile. It follows a radar beam during the first phase of Its flight. Then, when it is headed correctly MOX THEATRE On W. Main St. In Blytheville Phone 3-4621 Weekday* Show Starts 7:00 p.m. — Sat. 4 Sun. 1:00 p.m Tht Finest in Cinemascope Presented in High-Fidelity Optical Sound! LAST TIMES TONIGHT Double Feature "Conquerors of Space" With All Star Cast — AND — 'Battleground" With Van Johnson ALSO CARTOON SATURDAY Double Feature "THE WINDOW" With Bobby Driscoll — AND — "FLAMING FEATHER" ALSO CARTOON it proceeds like any ballistic projectile—on a high, curving arc, without further guidance, to the target. Missouri Bank Is Robbed Of $35,000 FISK, Mo. l.fl—Two armed men, fitting a "Mutt and Jeff" description, robbed the bank of Fislc of about $35,000 yesterday and then shouted "Merry Christmas" as they locked three employes in a vault. The shabbily dressed pair fled in a car of one of the bank employes but switched to another auto later about eight miles southeast of here. ; State Patrol officers set up roadblocks near the small town of Qulin in Southeast Missouri where the men were reported heading after they were seen getting into a light green car. The bandits, one about 6 feet tall and the other only 5 feet, shouted "Merry Christmas" as they slammed the vault door on the three employes who were locked inside for 40 minutes before they managed to free themselves. Negro Deaths Matthew Scales Services of Matthew Scales, 40. were incomplete today pending arrival of relatives but burial will be in Holly Springs, Miss., with Home Funeral Home in charge. He died yesterday at home on West Rose Street. Surviving are four sons, Jimmie, Johnny, Matthew Jr., and Alfred Scales, all of Blytheville; four brothers, Alonzo Scales of Holly Springs, Eugene Scales of Seattle, Wash., Joseph Scales of Holly Springs and Charles Scales of Sacramento, Calif.; two sisters. Emma Cole of Holly Springs and Virginia Darken of Chicago. Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton (12:3* quotations) May July Oct 3394 3294 3157 3012 3395 3305 3166 3018 3392 3304 3156 3011 New Orleans Cotton May , July . Oct . 3395 3296 3157 3015 3397 3395 3307 3296 3160 3156 3020 3011 3394 3303 3163 3011 3307 3160 Chicago Wheat Mar .... 207% 208(4 May .... 203% 204ft 2071/2 203% 208% 204"/ 4 Chicago Corn Mar . May 129'/, 132 129J', 1321/4 128% 131% 129% 132 % 24 U' 4 242% 2391/4 Chicago Soybeans Jan .... 2381/2 239 238'/i Mar .... 24134 242)4 24114 May 242)4 242)' 2 241V'z July .... 239 239% 238 3 4 New York Stocks A T and T 179 3-5 Amer Tobacco ..... 79 3-4 Anaconda Copper . 10 3-4 Belli Steel 163 1-8 Chrysler . 90 Gen Electric 55 3-4 Gen Motors 47 1-8 Montgomery Ward . 95 3-8 N Y Central 45 1-8 Hit Harvester 36 1-2 Southern Pacific 56 5-8 Republic Steel 49 Radio 46 3-iJ Socony Vacuum 64 7-8 Studebaker 103-4 Standard of N J 151 1-1 Texas Corp 1175-8 Sears 36 u S Steel 57 5-8 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111., I.W— (USDAl—Hogs 8.500; steady; bulk mixed 180-220 Ib 11.50-12.25; largely 11.75-12.00; about 160 head mostly grade 1, around 200-220 Ib 12.50: mixed 220-230 Ib 10.75-12.00; 230-270 Ib 9.75-11.50; 270-320 Ib 9.00-10.25; 140-170 Ib 11.00-50 ;sows 450 Ib down 8.50-9.00; heavier sows 8.00-25: boars over 250 Ib 5.50-6.50; lighter ^veights to 7.50. Cattle 400; calves 300; about stady; small lots and individual head choice steers and heifers up to 20.00 with majority commercial and good 14.00-17.00; light weight utility 10.00-11.00; cows utility and commercial 10.00-11.50; canners Ike Grants Yule Pardons To 41 Convicts WASHINGTON '(let — President Elsenhower granted Yuletlde pardons today to 41 convicted criminals and commuted one death sentence. The White House said the list would be available later today at the Justice Department. Eisenhower acted in »n hours conference with Atty. den. Brown- The pardons and commutation were In keeping with the pattern of a year ago. Presidential Press Secretary James "C. Hagerty announced that the President and Mrs. Elsenhower will attend 11 a.m. services Sunday at National Presbyterian Church. It will be the President's first church attendance since Sept. 24 heart attack. his Wodenphul Bond To Cotton Bowl The Kirbyville, Tex., High School band, directed by Karl Wadenphul, Is one of four high school bands in Texas invited to participate in band activities at the Cotton Bowl football game at Dallas, Jan. 2. Mr. and Mrs. Wadenphul were residents of Blytheville when he was band director at Blytheville High School. The game will be telecast on channel 3 from Memphis. Delegates Off To Assembly Eight delegates from Blytheville were to attend an assembly of Jehovah's Witnesses at philander Smith College, Little Rock, today. The meeting is scheduled to continue through Sunday. Congregation Servant Joe Gause headed the Blytheville delegation. Show for Students School children of Luxora and Victoria were guests Wednesday of the Lux Theater. ! Moses Sliman, owner of the motion picture house, gave a free show to the children. Obituary Harvey Lee Rudd Services Held C A R UTHERSVILLE — Services RAINS for Harvey Lee Rudd, 77, who died | en t whereabouts were not imrne. in Pascola Tuesday, were conduct-' ed at First Pentecostal Church of Pascola Thursday afternoon. The Rev. Robert Marslellar officiated. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery at Hayti with H. S. Smith Funeral Home of Caruthersville in charge. Mr. Rudd, who had lived in Pemiscot County for the past 30 years, was bom Sept. 7, 1878 at Dresden, Tenn. He was a retired farmer. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Emma Rudd of Rt. One, Hayti; two sons, James of Route One, Hayti; and Willis of Pascola; a daughter, Mrs. Mrs. Clara Hampton of Pascola; a brother. Frank of Route Three, Kennett. and a sister, Mrs. Willie Birmingham of Pascola. Mary Gallian Rites Tuesday CARUTHERSVILLE — Services for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Gallian, 85, who died at her home here Sunday, were conducted Tuesday afternoon at First Baptist Church here. The Rev. D. K. Foster of Biggers. Ark. f and the Rev. Guy Magee of Caruthersville officiated. Burial was in Little Prairie Cemetery with LaForge Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. Gallian, the daughter of Steve and Martha Jones, was born July 20, 1870 at Scott's Hill, Tenn. She was a Baptist. Mrs. Gallian moved here 42 years ago. She is survived by three sons, Dr. Green Evans of El Paso, Texas, Charlie Evans and Henry Evans, both of Caruthersville; two daughters, Mrs. Mattie Brock and Mrs. Emma Brantley, both of Caruthersville; 24 grandchildren, 52- (Continued from Page 1) ed valleys was scheduled for today by helicopter and by boat. Civil Defense workers said a helicopter had rescued a man with a broken back and a baby with pneumonia. There destination and pres- diately available. While the coastal counties took the hardest beating, the inland area§ also were in trouble. Tl. r o big valleys in northern Slskiyou County were ilooded and the big rivers of the northern Sierra — the Feather, Yuba, American and Bear — were .over flood stage. Highways up the coast were blocked by slides and washouts. At Palo Alto, Mackay Radio said gale force winds blew down antennae and threatened to unroof its transmitting station on the shore of San Francisco Bay. Floods on the northern Sacramento River, above Lake Shasta, and slides in southern Oregon yesterday halted train travel on the Southern Pacific tracks from San Francisco to Portland, and the rail roads saw little prospect of getting the line open before tonight, if then. California Gov, Goodwin Knight declared a state of emergency in all the northern counties, and tabbed Humboldt as a critical dis- atser area. The Red Cross and civil defense orgnizations worked with state employes and two activated National Guard units to bring relief to the thousands of flooded-out families and to rescue those marooned. earvta eaya, HOUSE great-grandchildren and five -great-grandchildren. ;reat and cutters 7.50-10.00; bulls unchanged: utility and commercial 12.00-14.00; vealers 1.00 lower; individual head high choice and prime 27.00-30.00; good and choice largely 20.00-26.00; commercial and good 15.00-20.00. Only 2 Days Left! SINGER ~rff/( SPECIALS NEW SINGER PORTABLES Only Down $[10 J Monthly You can afford a new Singer Machine as easy as you can afford to buy clothes for the family. SAVE UP TO W° On 10 Floor Models on Display Now! Spend your money wisely and buy a Singer Sewing Machine for Christmas —you can't go wrong when you know you are getting the best! NO Sat. Owl Show This Week I CHRISTMAS DAY and MONDAY "THE SEA CHASE" Starring John Wayne & Lane Turner — AND — "It's Always Fair Weather" Starring Gent Kelley & Cyd Chariso* ALSO CARTOON FREE SEWING COURSE WITH ANY NEW SINGER SEWING MACHINE PURCHASED New Dress Making Courses Start January 2, 1956 — Mrs. Grace Besharse will be instructor Also See Our Used Machine Display f from $JQ50 up Don't wait until the last minute to buy your wife the Singer Sewing Machine she has been waiting to receive from you, time is running out, so call or come in now. OPEN UNTIL 9:00 P.M. Singer Sewing Center 414 W. Main St. Blyth*vill«, Arkansas Mien* POplar 2-2782 Former Resident Gets Promotion William N. Norton, son-in-law or Mr. and Mrs. Ross S. Stevens of Blytheville, has been promoted to lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force, it has been learned here. Col. Norton was an instructor at BlythevilLe Air Base during World War II when he married the former Miss Marjorie Stevens. He has served four years as ROTC instructor at the University of Cincinnati. He is a native of Savannah, Ga. Robertson Rites To Be Saturday Services for Mrs. Cecil Mick Robertson, 59, daughter of one of Blytheville's pioneer residents, who died Wednesday, will be conducted at . . . , _ 2 p.m. tomorrow at Cobb Funeral I Jerry Mick, Johnny Mick, Jack Mick Home Chapel by the Rev. Bill Cook, I and Billy Mick. assisted by the Rev. Jack Mick. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. A lifelong resident of Blytheville, she was the daughter of C. R. Mick. Pallbearers will be her grandsons. Jerry Mick, George B. Baker Jr.. I IfflHti I LO MOX Choose from 10 colon in narrow utf medium width*. ond RlCrfir WftRCD HAND BEADED CAPKKIN MOCCASINS SIow'H r.o«Y "li«" i» *'" M9 M eoptitlii I yo«'ll ifind prottitaHy .very l.isur. moment »f Btouliful eapeskin In Ikt i.oion'i 9°»«' M| ™? ' Gor 9« 01 " ! V b " d " Indiof. d.iigni on romp • Rich fobbit fur collar in matching e»l« cud fl««« lining h> le.p ft.t wrm ond 'eoiy. P«(tel l°f 4»« i°* for youtuHl : yow doy i* •*•! «4 FRfCNDir IHOI STORI I he true joy thai descends upon each of us dur- ing the Yuletide season, comes ncrf atone from ffie gifts that we give, but in fhe spirit of giving. The feeling of complete happiness thai fills us when we know we've brought a touch of joy to a loved one is the secret that has kept afive the true meaning of Christmas. It is in this unselfish spirit that we ex- tend to our friends and neighbors the Season's Greetings ir ™-r lC «£ HUDSON CLEANER - CLOTHIER - TAILOR Blytheville, Arkansas

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