The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 15, 1953 · Page 3
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I. MONDAY, JUNE, 15, 1988 BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THMB Last-Ditch Battles | Are Wagedto Keep Rosenbergs Alive By WARREN ROGERS JR. WASHINGTON (AP) — Pleaders for the lives of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, condemned to die as atom spies [ Thursday, fought last-ditch battles today at the White House and the Supreme Court. The street in front of the White House iast night teemed with thou| sands of placard-bearing demon- i strators, including the Rosenbergs 1 ^brown-eved sons, Michael, 10, and Robert, 6, who brought another [ to President Eisenhower. The Supreme Court, which has refused three times to. review the I case, was scheduled to rule today on an appeal filed Saturday to stay the Rosenbergs' execution set for three days hence. The court's session was expected to be its last before it returns from •ummer recess Oct. 5. If it should grant a stay of execution and agree to review the case, the lives of the husband and wife would be spared at least until a final decision next fall or winter. If not, they must die in Sing Sing's electric chair Thursday night, unless the President should grant them executive clemency. "There Is no question about it if we are denied a stay," said the Rosenbergs' .attorney, Emmanuel H. Bloch. "We will try again for executive clemency." Eisenhower refused their last request last Feb. 11, saying the crime of which they were convicted involved betrayal of their country. (TChe President said they had had a /air trial. It was ijpon this point that the Supreme' jourt appeal was based. Counsel 'for the condemned couple argued new evidence had been found and contended they^were the victims of false testimony at the trial. The White House demonstration was arranged by "The National Committee to Secure Justice in the Rosenberg Case," which picketed the White House on two other occasions last winter, but in smaller numbers. Committee sponsors include some persons prominent in organizations cited by the attorney general as subversive. The committee contends its membership is on an individual basis and, although it says it has made no background checks, assumes many members have no such affiliation. TAX (Continued from Page 1) fc x extension. House GOP leaders concede that unless he does so, there may be no way to get the bill to the floor. The committee will start tomorrow on an extensive series of hearings on wholesale revision of the tax laws. One of the Sirst subjects It will consider is-whether to allow working mothers to deduct, for income tax purposes, the cost of hiring someone to care for their children. Eeed said he believed there should be such a provision. Commodity And Stock Markets- He* York Cotton Open High Low Close July 3358 3363 3342 3351 Oct 3383 3384 3363 337C Dec 3393 3394 3313 3380 Mch 3399 3401 3382 339 New Orleans Cotton Open Hif^h Low Close July 3356 3361 3339 3347 Oct 3380 3381 3359 3366 Dec 3388 3389 3370 3319 Mch 3398 3398 3380 3388 Chicago Wheat Hteh Low Close Jlj 197?4 188« 189 Sep 200% 191'.4 192'/, Dec 201% 197V4 1B8H Mar 211K 202M 203-X May 2131s 206 206',» Soybeans High Low Close Jly 286S 283>,i 2831= Sep 271 V- 267M 267% Nov 26214 257 258'i Jan 266 260% 26U4 Mar 268% 264K 264')i New York Stocks A T and T 153 1-2 Amer. Tobacco 69 7-8 Anaconda Copper 353-8 Beth Steel 50 1-8 Chrysler 70 3-4 Coca-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward .. N Y Central Int Harvester 21 1-2 C Penney 69 Republic Steel 46 Radio 23 Socony Vacuum 33 Etudebaker Standard of N J .... Texas Corp Sears S Steel Sou Pac 50 70 Ill 6) 58 59 23 WAR Gosnell Man Hurt in Fight At Fish Market A Gosnell man was in Baptist Hospital in Memphis today suffering head injuries received in an altercation at Beit's Pish Market, 1910 West Rose, about 7 p.m. Saturday. Walter Price was In an improving though serious condition after regaining consciousness, Baptist Hospital officials said. He suffered contusions of the brain and lacerations of the forehead, doctors said. Price was injured Saturday night when struck on the head with a beer bottle by H. Betts, proprietor of the fish market. Mr. Betts told the Courier News this morning that the injured man came into his establishment acting if he "wanted to take over the place." A fight started and "I hit him with a beer bottle," Mr. Betts said. He declined to comment further concerning the affair. The Sheriff's office is investigating though no charges have been liled pending development of Mr. Price's condition. Wild sheep are all horned, but only a few domestic breeds have horns. (Continued from Page 1) fhose government has threatened o drive to the Manchurian border f a truce is signed. There was a lossibility, too, that the Reds want- id one final victory before an ar- nistice for prestige purposes. Negro Shot Here; Woman Is Held A Blytheville Negro, John Robinson, was listed as "serious but not critical' 'by Blytheville Hospital officials today following an early morning shooting yesterday at his home in the 100 block on East Cherry Alley. Edith Hlckman. 52-year-old Negro of Ynrbro, was arrested in connection with the shooting. She has been released on $1,000 appearance bond. Hospital officials this morning said Robinson's condition was .improved. He suffered an abdomen wound which perforated 10 intestines, officials stated. Deputy, sheriff Charley Short reported the shooting occurred at Robinfion's home about 5 a.m. The gun, a .32 caliber Colt revolver, has been recovered. Deputy Short .said. The Negro woman, who returned to her home following the shooting, was arrested following her identification by Robinson. She has admitted the shooting, Deputy Short said. No charges had been filed this morning. Yes, PILES Are DANGEROUS... But Usually Only If Neglected; Free Book Tells What To Do: Is fear of the truth making you neglect piles? Then get this, book; ease the fear; make up for the neglect that Js, usually ,the real source of dangers in such ailments as piles, fistula, rectal and colon disorders. Address Thornton & Minor Hospital, Suite 612, 911 E. Linwood, Kansas City 9, Mo. POLICE (Continued frcjm Page 1) when prowl car calU must be made to different areas on items of different nature while 8t the same time maintaining lull city coverage. Continued investigation at reported points- is sometimes Impossible because the officers are needed elsewhere, he pointed out Special events which require presence of officers to direct traf' fie, or for other purposes. als< place an added burden on thc force, chief Graves stated. While police are needed, to handle the particular situation which ma be foreseen, the two officers an car usually tied up by such occasions are incapacitated for spoi duty during that time, he said. Though the police departmen feels that Air Police will providi enough men to take care of addec problems that may be presente< by the air base following its reactivation, the pre-activation construction period, probably to last some two years, will undoubtedly have its effect on the force in extra work • » » OF THE 12-man Blytheville force, several men are automatically kept busy at duty other than actual street or call work. Chief Graves must be available at the station office in City Hall .during the majority of his working hours, which also run "12 hours a day, easily" he says, while a desk sergeant-radio operator must be on constant duty Two "meter officers" spend a majority of their time checking for parking meter violations, although they are not totally lost for other duty, by virtue of being "on the street" during working hours. As far as hours go, It becomes exceedingly hard to estimate actual hours put in for any of the men As Chief Graves, himself, says, he's "afraid to leave home on Sundays" or to get more than phone-call distance away from his office, day or night. The Blytheville force's work is set up so that, unlike police chiefs in some cities, the top law enforcement officer here has no time to attend meetings or conferences of police officials to deal with enforcement problems, methods or training. * * * A MUNICIPAL employes' group insurance policy covering: the police force does not include hospitalization coverage. The city has When a woman coughs fn church, she either has o cold or a new hat. ©NU» AAOX In West Blythevilie Air Conditioned by Refrigeration Show Starts Veekdays 7:00 Sat. Sun 1:00 Always A Double Feature LAST TIMES TONITE Double Feature wjffe PHIUP CARTOON & SHORT TUBS - WED Double Feature Army Mi$idtntiti»t Blythwill, Man's Kin Pvt. Jnmes L. C»ssldy, Jr., now attached to the First Armored Division at Port Hood, Texas, w»s incorrectly identified In a News of Men in Service column Jn Thursday's Courier News tn the «on of Mrs. Cecil Cassidy of Blytheville. Although listed .on »n Army press release as his mother, she is Miss Cecil Cassldy and is his aunt. Pvt. Cassidy is the son of James L. Cassidy. ST. no police retirement plan, and officers receive little in the way of benefits provided many local government employes by other cltie». » . * "THE SCANDAL of low wages paid American law enforcement must some day be corrected." Is the way Attorney General Brownell summed it up in his nationwide statement "This is one sure way to fight corruption," he said, "since honest men whose efforts are properly compensated are not readily tempted." And. with what information 'it available from national police publications and other sources, Blythevllle's police force is one of the ''lowest paid police forces In the country" according to Mayor Blodgett. Short-handed and underpaid, they literally "work overtime" to maintain law and order throughout Blythevllle's three- and-one-half square miles. . Read Courier News Classified Ads. T/irw-Cor Collision It Reported Her* A three-car collision at Lnke and Cherry Streets Saturday night brought a traffic charge of mnnli": a itop sign against Sol Henderson of the J. C. Ellis farm. The charge was held over till Wednesday In Municipal Court, with bond set at »5. City officers Mervln Gilless and Gilbert Mann reported Henderson, traveling east on Cherry, ran through a stop sign, struck the front end of a northbound car driven by Calvin Harrington of Bly- thevili". ct-H ~>a westbound vehicle driven by Jimmie \Yjihiini.*. v.ui^u ....a ... the Intersection. An accident at 10th Street and Moultrie Drive yesterday involved Bill Lambert of Blytheville anci M.! J. Cuadra of 1524 Holly Street Officer Willie Hopper reported Mr. Cuadra was going north on 10th and Mr. Lambert was traveling east on Moultrie when the collision occurred. Bfytfievilfe Girls' State Delegates Return Blythevllle's seven delegates to Arkansas' Girl's State returned home over the week end with one of their party having been elected to state office in the elections conducted at the meet at Camp Robinson during the past week.. Evelyn Bowen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bowen, was elected as one of six Associate Justices of the Supreme Court. Only 14 state offices are open to election at Uie event each year. The earliest log cabins in what Is now the United States were built by Swedes. Favorite of Millions St.Joseph ASPIRIN SAVE MORE -100 TABLETS 490 Ell I WAlKfR •wna yt v> OHM a aaa YOU CAN GET You may be in for » long expensive legal battle if you have an automobile accident. Do the sensible thing . . . see About the Automobile Insurance that will give you the protection you need. With the proper Insurance you comply with the Financial Responsibility Law. See about it ... NOW! ANSWER The Encyclopedia Brltannica defines sunstroke as a term applied to the e flee is produced upon the central nervous system, and tlirough it upon other organs of the body, by exposure to the sun or to overheated air. They'n fagtr, Too SEOUL WH• North Korean Communist troopi today posted this ilgn on the Eastern front: , Pretty soon Chinese go home tnd Americans go horn* too. No mors shooting. Everything number one." RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark, LAST TIMES TONITE "THUNDER IN THE EAST" Alan Ladd Deborah Kerr TUBS • WED "RHUBARB" Ray Milland Jan Sterling Short Subjects: "Royal Journey" tome] Ell the Cup" In appreciation of your past patronage and courtesies We're closing out our complete stock at a big 15% discount. Yes, 15% off on any item in our stock. This gigantic sale starts Tuesday ... we urge you not to miss it! It's your opportunity to SAVE on any item, in our complete stock. Come i n and stock up... cash and carry only. 'OFF! ON ANY ITEM IN OUR STOCK! 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