The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 23, 1956 · Page 1
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 1

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Monday, April 23, 1956
Page:
Page 1
Start Free Trial
Cancel

PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW! MONDAY, APRIL M, 1»M Political Jabber Flies; Problem. Is: W/io Are You Going to Believe? By JAMES MARLOW Associated Press News Analyst WASHINGTON (AP) — Pinball machines can make your hear bells in your head, and whirring sounds. You can get the same effect from politicians. It comes from trying to tell who's riffht Politicians had a lot to say over the weekend. As the weekend started some of the nation's editors — and their guests, government officials — took a vote here Saturday morning. Does a shooting war look less j sph( on the answers, close? Is this country losing [he { At lunch, Stevenson, pursuing cold war? The editors and their | the Democratic presidential nom- guests voted yes to both questions. | ination. made a speech, perhaps Later In the day President Eisen-ithe most detailed one of his cam- hower and Adlai Stevenson seemed I paign, to the American Society of DELIVERS ALL WEEK—Charles A. Distler delivers mail on weekdays and sermons on Sundays. The 4(l-y:'-ir-nld New Ynrher supports his family by carrying mail in the Bronx as he pursuei his ministerial education, spending Sundays as pastor of the Wood- aide Community Church. He hope* to put down his mail bag and devote "my entire life to the ministry, rhy call." He's shown above at left in his postal uniform and at right in his ministerial robes. Shy, Nervous Autherine Lucy Weds Her College Sweetheart DALLAS, Tex. (&)— A shy, nerv- cua Autherine Lucy married her poised and smiling college sweetheart, the Rev. H. C. Foster, 37, here yesterday. The big auditorium of the St. John Baptist Church was jammed with Negroes and a few whites who craned their necks for a view of the ceremony. The 36-year-old Birmingham. Ala., secretary who was the first Negro to enter the university ot Alabama then was expelled after a series of race riots, quietly said "1 do" amid the glare of television foodlights and flash bulbs . The Tyler, Tex., student minister's "I do" was loud and clear. Microphones hidden in the bower of white carnations over the couple picked up the proceedings for TV and radio reproduction later. After a seven-minute ceremony the groom and bride kissed. A ripple of applause ran through the crowd in the high-ceilinged church. Photographers asked for another kiss but the bride refused and the crowd laughed politely. After a brief reception at the home of , the Rev. E. C. Estcll, church pastor, the couple left on an i automobile trip in east Texas for a honeymoon. On May 6 the bride is scheduled to begin a tour of Texas sponsored by the National Assn. for -the Ad- i vancement of Colored People in in- i terests of a membership campaign. I After that, she said, she hopes to! continue her education at the Uni-i versity of Alabama or some otherj Southern CoUrpe. The couple will! cull Tyler their home. He preaches at two rural Negro Baptist churches there. Five Are Killed In 2-Car Crash GALLIPOL1S, Ohio UP) — Two cars collided near here early today, killing all five occupants of both vehicles. The state highway patrol Identified the victims as: Alfred Kerns. 22, Clifton, W. Va., nnd his passengers, Eugene Barley Trosper. 35, Clifton, and Kermil Edwards, 19, Letart, W, Va. John Asbury, 21. of nearby Kan- nuga. and his passenger, Charles Eriwnrd Jackson, Ifi, Kannuga. The patrol suld Asbury's southbound car rounded a curve and collided with Kerns' northbound auto. Zello's Drapery Shop • Draperies • Cornices • Traverse Rods » Upholstering New Supply of Decorator Fabrics just arrived. 332 S, Division Th. TO 3-8883 KIKS('H DKALKR BE INDEPENDENT... Oi.st Your Own Business! it ii -h Firestone Has Several Choice Locations Available No Experience Necessary Complete Training Program at No Cost to you . . . Trained experts help you open your store . . . work with you throughout the year. Minimum Capital InveHtment 16 Complete Departments . . . over 4,000 selected items for the home and car . . . Fast Turnover plus High-Profit Margins mean smaller investment for you. Proved Merchandising, AdviTlinlntj Newspaper, Radio, Direct Mail Advertising tailor-made to your needs by our experts. Tested and Proved . .. Firestone shares the cost. For further Information on the most wluable franchise In America today, prone or writ* MR. J. N. WARD Flredlone Representative P.O. Box 506, Jonesboro, Ark. Phone WEbster 5-5439 The FiresUne Tire & Rubber Ca. Newspaper Editors. We have "drifted and stumbled," he said, and "lost the initiative" in the cold war because of the "sterility" of the Eisenhower administration in foreifin affairs. A few hours later, speaking to the same editors at dinner, Eisenhower said he didn't think anyone knew who was winning the cold war. But as for less likelihood ol shooting war, he seemed optimistic. "We have reasons," he said, "for cautious hope that a new, a fruitful, a peaceful era for mankind can emerge from a haunted decade." Not .so Stevenson. In a nationwide broadcast Sunday night, he expressed doubts a shooting war looked further away but he wouldn't say it looked closer. In his speech to the editors. Stevenson of I or t'ri a number of suggestions for improving' America's foreign relations. Eisenhower put his emphasis on suggesting things the Russians should do to create more faith in them. While Eisenhower was addressing the editors in a hotel dining room Saturday night, two well- known Democrats were making speeches at a Democratic fundraising dinner in an armory. Unlike the fairly mild Eisenhower and the well-controlled Stevenson, these two Democrats- Sen. Alben Barkley of Kentucky, former vice president, and Speaker of the House Sam Ray burn of Texas — used more traditional methods. They are of the able thumping, give-'em-hell school of politics. Thej 'em in this case were the Republicans. I Barkley said their foreign policy was "massive confusion" while Rayburn said that as a result of it this country is "losing ground and losing friends." The campaign is just starting. If in the months to come the average voter hears bells in his head, he doesn't have to worry, It visually starts going away after election dav. This Month's Weather The weather mapi below give you the U. 8. Weather Bureau*! long-range forecast until mid-May. It Is not a specific forecast In the usual sense but an ESTIMATE of average temperatures and precipitation for the period. P HEJkVT I I MODERATE PI USHT EXPECTED PRECIPITATION Precipitation until mld-Mtj will be heavy on the Atlintio coast, to the North «nd Middle Atlantic lUtct the Ceutrll Plains and the Central Mountain >tate>. 'ECTED TEMPERATURES Temperatures until mid-May will generally ranee below normal over much ol the United States Only on the west coast will they be above nomal. Temperatures much below normal are expected in the Middle West. Ford Nets $73 Million In First Quarter DETROIT (tf> — The Ford Motor Co. made a net profit of $73.700,000 in Hie first three months of 1956. He- y Ford II. company president, said it was the second best first quarter In the company's history, being topped only by $102.500,000 In the first three months of 1955. Ford stock was placed on public sale for Lhe first time this year The president 1 said firgt-quaner earnings amounted to $1.37 a share, based on the average number of shares outstanding during the last three years. Ford blamed the drop in profits in this year's first quarter to a decline in sales in the auto industry as a whole. Ford's sales totaled Si.203.100,000 but were 14.7 per cent below the first quarter of 1955. Most universally used cosmetic in the United States is lipstick. 2 West Virginia Gunmen Slain in Police Ambush PARKERSBURO, W. Va. (fl Two gunmen were slain and a third was wounded yesterday when a police ambush in a darkened bakery here erupted Jnto a blazing gun battle. Shot to death were Eddie Taylor, 54, Parkersburg, and Dearman Lott, 44, Palestine, W. Va. Lt. J. Norman Mehl, head of the Parkersburg Detective B U r e'a u , identified the wounded man as Ronnie Roberts, about 21. Pound outside the bakery, where he had crawled despite shotgun wounds in the chest, he was reported in satisfactory condition today. Apparently tipped that a ring of safecrackers planned to move in on the bakery, Mehl set-up the predawn ambush with Sgt. W. R. Rad- and Detective C. H. Swain. About 3 a.m. Rardon and Swain saw a man enter the building through a window, unlock a door and admit two others. Mehl, stationed in the upstairs office, said he surprised one of the men coming up the steps. "Hold It!" he called. The man drew a gun, said Mehl, so he opened fire. Witth this, Rardon and Swain opened up down- GETTING UP NIGHTS If worried by "Bladder Weakness" [Getting Op Nights (too frequent, burning or Itching urination) or Strong, Cloudy UrlneJ due to common Kidney »ud Bladder Irrl- Utlons. try CYSTEX lor quick, gratifying, comforting help. A billion CYSTEX tablets used In past 35 years prove safety *nd success. Ask druggist for CYSTEX under satisfaction or money-back guarantee. stairs. "The downstairs was nothing but gunfire," Mehl said laUr. IF YOU ARE UNDER 80 YOU ARE NOT TOO OLD FOR LIFE INSURANCE Let us tell you how you on itill apply for a $1,000 life insurance policy to help take care of final expenses without burdening your family. You handle the entire transaction by mail with OLD AMERICAN of KANSAS CITY. No obligation. No one will call on you! Write today for free information.. Simply mail postcard or letter (giving age) to Old American Ins. Co., 3 W. 9th, Dept. L403B, Kansa*-City, Mo. Choott OBI of 40 thrilling mw ESCORTED TOURS BY GREYHOUND. Greyhound's low-cost escorted tours are delightfully different! Everything arranged in ad vane* . .. includes hotels, sightseeing tours, admission fees, transportation and many extra*. You rid* a private bus with trained eecort... friendly companions. For Example: Gulf-Coast Evangcline Country $85,15 Kentucky Wonderland $91.70 Montreal — Quebec City—1000 Is»nds .... $206.M Old Mexico S178.3* Santa-Fe—Colorado Rockies $200.5« Yellowstone Park & Grand Tetoni $219.7* Pk« U.S. Tax. Pricn shown subject to eban»fc. Ask for folders on these and other tours. IndwidatA tours arranged to any place you may chooee. GREYHOUND TRAVEL BUREAU 109 X. 5th St Phone 3-4441 Or, Tow !n*i«p»nd«nt Tr*v«t A**n* To enhance the Charm of your New Home Beautiful CAST IRON r>p""lly executed at prices far below what you won't! expect to pay. —And— WROUGHT IRON Make your home more attractive with designs of your own choosing . , , priced so low anyone can afford it. Phone 816, Osceola For Free Estimate Delta Ornamental Iron Works RAILS—WINDOW GUARDS—COLUMNS— DOORS—LAMPS—CHAIRS—TABLES Phone 816 Osceola, Ark. 2 MORE TRUCKLOADS FACTORY SECONDS -Including 1 Complete Truck of• UPHOLSTERED COUCHES • SECTIONALS • CHAIRS Also 1 Complete Truck Of BEDROOM SUITES AMD ODD PIECES PRICE While they Last! FIRST TRUCK SOLD IN 3 DAYS-FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED HUBBARD& SON FURNITURE & APPLIANCES Phone 3-4409 "Cash Talks at Hubbard's" BlyMieville

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 8,800+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free