The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 25, 1955 · Page 5
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TUESDAY, JANUARY M, 1MB BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE Urgent Conference Held on Costa Rica, NicaraguaSituation SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — The inter-American peace commission scheduled an urgent flight back to Washington today for new talks with its parent Organization of American States Council on the "grave" Costa Rican-Nicaraguan situation. Chairman Luis Qulntanilla of Mexico announced he would Uy before the 21-natlon council tomor. row a new request from Costa Rica and also "various urgent Commodity And Stock Markets— New York Cotton Mar 3465 3467 3463 3465 May 3496 3500 3494 3497 July 3514 3519 3513 3515 Oct 3495 3505 3495 3505 Dec 3503 3512 3502 3510 New Orleans Cotton Mar 3464 3467 3463 3463 May 3496 3500 3495 3496 July 35IS 3519 3515 351B Oct 3499 3506 3499 3502 Dec 3508 3510 3508 3510 Chicago Soybeans Mch ... 277'A 281 277& 279 Vi May ... 276 278'/ 3 276 277'A July ... 273 276'A 273% 275 Sept ... 257 258"A 256y, 257>/ 2 Chicago Co.rn Mch ... I54y, 154% 154Vi 154"/< May ... 157% 157% 156% 156% Chicago Wheat Mch ... 232 233ft 232 232% May ... 228 229% 228ft 229 New York Stocks A T and T 17414 Amer Tobacco 68'/ 2 Anaconda Copper 50'/ 8 Beth Steel lOSy, Chrysler 66% Coca-Cola 115 Gen Electric ..' 48% Gen Motors 96% Montgomery Ward 80% N Y Central 33% Int Harvester 36 Republic Steel 77'/a Radio 38" 2 Socony Vacuum Stude-Pak Standard oi N J Texas Corp Sears U S Steel 12 3 , 108% 86% 77'A 72'/, Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111. Vet— (USDA)— Hogs 11.000; moderately lower; bulk choice 160-220 Ib 17.50-18.00; few decks choice No. Is and 2s and some uniform under 210 Ib 18.10; 220-240 Ib 17.00-50; few to 17.75; 240-270 Ib 16.00-17.00; few to 17.25; 280-320 Ib 15.50-16.00: 130-150 Ib 16.25-17.25; sows 40 Ib down 15.00-50; heavier sows 13.2514.75; boars 10.00-13.00. Cattle 4,800; calves 1,000; steady; short load prime yearling steers 30.00; few high good and choice lots 25.00-27.00; good heifers and mixed yearlings 21.00-24.00; cows moderately active and generally steady; utility and commercial 10.00-12.00; canners and cutters 8.00-10.00; bulls unchanged; utility and commercial 12.50-14.00; canner and cutter bulls 9.00-1.00; vealers 00 higher; good a;,l head pr. to 34.00; commercial and low good 17.00-24.00. aspects of the problem with which we are presented." Qulntanilla refused to give any clue to the nature of Costa Rica's request. There was speculation President Jose Figueres is seeking more military aid to counter the superior air force his long-time enemy Nicaraguan President Anastasio Somoza is assembling in Managua. Threat Increased The Costa Rican request and the commission's action followed Somoza's statement that abolition of the neutral zone at the west end of the Costa Rlcan-Nicaraguan border — ordered for 6 a.m. today — raised the threat of war between his forces and Costa Rica's. Somoza said he was rushing reinforcements up to the border anc the shedding of "any drop of Nicaraguans' blood will mean war." The five-nation peace group de cided on the hurried return at a meeting with Figueres and his Cabinet which began after the com mission returned from Managua yesterday afternoon and lasted into the early hours this morning. Costa Rica appealed to the OAS for aid at the start of the rebellion against Figueres two weeks ago The Costa Ricans charged Somoza had trained and equlhped the rebels in Nicaragua, a charge Somoza denied. The OAS senf aerial observer- and the peace commission and the United States sent Costa Rica foul fighter planes with OAS approval Somoza last week received 25 Mustang fighters purchased from Sweden. He announced last night in Managua that four of the fighters, "fully armed," took the air yesterday and a "few more" would be airborne today. Fear Frontier Crossing Somoza said last night he feared a frontier crossing by Costa Rican troops chasing the 200 rebels who took sanctuary in the buffer area six miles wide and 19 miles long after their attempt to oust Fi gueres failed last week. There was no official word tha Costa Rica had yet ordered it! forces to move Into the zone in pursuit of the rebels. The OAS group established the buffer area last week to prevent the rebels' Costa Rican pursuers from clashing with Nicaraguan border patrols. In announcing the lifting of th_ "bars" on the zone, the commission said its military observers would continue to watch operations along the border and asked both countries "to adopt all necessary measures to avoid any frontier incidents." Egypt Censured by UN JERUSALEM. Israel Sector tffl— Egypt has been censured by the U. N. Mixed Armistice Commission for an armed attack which Israe charged was staged by 12 men on an Israeli post Jan. 21, resulting in the death of one Israeli and wounding of two others. Ban on Paper Lifted SAN JOSE. Costa Rica m — The government's ban on the Panama Star and Herald has , been lifted. It was Imposed four Bjays ago to keep the paper's uncerisored news of the Costa 'Rican rebellion from circulating. HALSELL SCHOOL OF DANCING 2091/2 W. Main Ph. 3-6391 Open 2 P.M. lo 10 P. M. You can quickly learn all the newest dance steps under our expert instruction. • FOX TROT • RHUMBA • WALTZ • TANGO • JITTERBUG • SAMBA -MAMBO- Com* in & Let Us Analyze Your Dancing! FIRST LESSON FREE! Call for Appointment! Owned & Operated by Roy E. Halted PICKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET • Fresh Fruit & Produce • Fresh Dressed Poultry ) The Finest in Beef, Veal, Lamb &Pork Nationally Advertised & Fancy Groceries 2-2043 Coll In We Deliver Come In 1044 Chick Obituary John P. Love Rites Wednesday Word has been received here of the death Of John P. Love, who died today. He came to Blytheville In 1919. He leaves four sisters, Mrs. W. C. Cummlngs, Chicago, Mrs. Lucille Medley, Los Angeles, Mrs. Orac« McGaha, Blytheville, and Mrs. Lily Mae Blackwell, Chicago. Services will be conducted at 2:30 pm. tomorrow at Cobb Funeral Home chapel by the Rev. Harold Eggensperger. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery. Wilson Infant Is Buried OSCEOLA — Funeral services for Willie Lavoh Wilson. IB-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Willie George Wilson, were conducted this afternoon at Swift funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. C. S. Womack. Burial was in violet Cemetery. The Wilson child died yesterday a-t Osceola's Memorial Hospital of acute bronchitis. 'Soviet Officer' Finds Pottstown Friendly City POTTSTOWN, Pa. Ufi— A newspaper reporter posing as a Russian colonel toured this city- named as off limits to Russian nationals by the State Department — without hindrance yesterday. Reporter Norman Poirer of the Pottstown Mercury paraded around town In his rented uniform, mingled with citizens, shopped in markets and ordered vodka in bars, making himself at home everywhere. One citizen, said Poirer, thought he was a Chinese general dressed up to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Chamber Group Heads Meet Chairmen of Chamber of Commerce committees were scheduled to meet in the Chamber offices this afternoon to set regular meeting times and to assign projects for various committees. The meeting was called by R. M. Logan, Chamber president. Yoshida h Candidate TOKYO (ft— Former Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida, unseated last month by Ichiro Yatoyama after a precedent-breaking six yen rs in of/Ice, announ ced today he is a candidate for re-election next month. Philippines Get U.S. Ships MANILA WV-The Philippine government has received the first of six American gunboats through the U. S.-Philippine Mutual Defense Assistance Pact. Bewildered and Disillusioned Indian Hero Of Iwo Jima Flag Raising Found Dead at 32 ;ca] EGGSTRAORDINARY—This rooster used to be a hen. Until recently this freak fowl layed eggs and clucked. Now it has stopped laying eggs and has grown a cock-size comb. Owner Wilbur Fulton, St. Clairsville, Ohio, plans to turn the oddity over to scientists at Ohio State University for study. CONGRESS Continued from page l that the President was in effect putting Congress on a spot by requesting a formal affirmation of authority they contended he already has a commander in chief. Sen. Hennings (D-Mo) said if the Constitution does not confer the authority the President requested, "Congress cannot give it to him except in a declaration of war . . ." Broad Authority Senators Stennis (D-Miss) and Humphrey (D-Minn) said after hearing Dulles that the proposal was broader than they first realized. "This is getting us much closer to the . . (China) mainland than I had realized," Stennis said. Humphrey said, "This is very serious and the authority is very broad." Richards told newsmen he 'does not feel the United States is headed toward a "big war" over Formosa," But I feel there is a pos- Marilyn and Joe Together - But Just for a Visit BOSTON tfi — Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio spent the night in Boston, but they won't say if there'll be a reconciliation. The blonde movie queen and the former New York Yankee star slipped into town quietly yesterday and dined with Joe's brother Dom and his wife Emily. A reporter asked Joe: "Is this a reconciliation?" The suntanned DiMaggio turned to his gorgeous ex-wife and asked with 8 smile: "Is it, Honey?" A smile crinkled Miss Monroe's eyes. She hesitated and then smilingly visit." said, "No, just call It a sibillty of shooting." Dulles told newsmen: "H resolution fs passed, it will de- fendant, crease the risk of general war in the area. If it is not passed, it will increase the risk of war." COMMISSIONER'S SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a decree rendered by the Chancery Court for the Chickasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, in the cause in which The resolution would put Congress on record as authorizing the President "to employ the armed forces of the United States as he deems necessary for the specific purpose of security and protecting Formosa and the Pescadores against armed attack, this authority to include the securing and protection of such related positions and territories of [hat area now friendly hands and the taking of such other measures as he judges to be required or appropriate . . ." , Anna June Ragsdale, et-al, were tne plantiffs, and T. L. Lewis, was de'-—•--• I will, within lawful hours on the 12th day of February, 1955, offer for sale at the south door of the courthouse in the With only slight interruption, a yacht has been provided for the President of since 1873. the United States SACATON, Ariz. Wv-An Ameri- i Indian hero of modern war is dead—a bewildered and disillusioned victim of peacetime. Ira Hayes, one of the Marine flag; raisers on Iowa Jtma at the climax of World War II, was found dead yesterday on the Sacaton Indian reservation. He was 32. The doctor's verdict: overexpos- France's Flooded Rivers Settle Back to Normal P.A.RIS tfl — France's many flooded rivers slowly settled back toward normal levels today after a two-week rampage which routed thousands from their low-lying homes. The Seine, Marne, Loire, Rrhone, Saone and Garonne all were reported falling. Clear weather was forecast today, with the fall expected to continue. In Paris, the Seine dropped 4.4 inches overnight and was still subsiding. It was still too high for navigation under the city's bridges, however, and a weakened piling kept the midtown Invalieds Bridge closed to traffic. Cure Member Of RC Panel E. J. Cure took part in a panel discussion yesterday at the annual state fund campaign meeting of the American Red Cross in Little Rock. Mr. Cure dsicussed advance gifts ure to freezing weather—too much alcohol. Beflnnlnr of Downfall Hayes' moment of glory atop Mt. Surabachi in the far Pacific was the beginning of his downfall. Back home in 1945 Arizona's Indians looked up to him as a warrior who carried on the tradition of their ancestors. But for the chubby, friendly Pima Indian, things didn't go so well. "We hit the beach at Iwo with 250 men In my company,".Hayes once recalled, "and left with 27 a month and half later. "I still think of those things all the time." Once he was found on Chicago's skid row, wandering drunk and incoherent—without shoes. The Chicago Sun-Times started a fund for him, and a farm equipment company gave him a job. . But he didn't last. Lots of Chances Another chance came from a Hollywood family who hired him as a chauffeur and handyman. He landed in custody of Alcoholics Anonymous a few weeks later. "I've had a lot of chances, but When things start looking good I get that craving for whisky and foul up," he said. Hayes returned to the reservation and stayed there—except fo one interruption. With the two other survivors of the flag raising, John H. Bradley, of Antlgo, Wis., and Rene Gagnon, of Manchester, N.H., Hayes attended unveiling ceremonies of a statue in Washington commemorating them and their three dead buddies. Hayes is the Marine with the rifle slung over his shoulder, second from left. Pictures taken at the event show hLs deep-set eyes staring somewhere else, his mouth twisted into an uncomprehending frown. "Modest Guy" Comments from his two buddies helped explain Hayes 1 mixed-up life. Oagnon said he would try to attend the funeral, and added: "He was a great guy—a modest guy who didn't like the spotlight." Bradley said Hayes' death makes him "truly a war casualty." But an unnamed policeman who once picked up Hayes for drunkenness supplied the statement that writes his epitaph: "He was a hero to everyone but himself." Quemoy Commander Certain of Red Attack, Confident of Victory Jump Page Quemoy Comman 2-18 TAIPEH, Formosa WJ—The garrison commander of Chinese Nationalist Quemoy was quoted today by the of/icial Centra] DaiJy News as predicting that the Chinese Communists would "definitely" invade that island near the Red the fund campaign. He. was se- Mainland, but that any such attack Canada Plans A-Plant OTTAWA UPj—Canada plans to start designing an experimental atomic power plant this spring. To be built jointly by the government and private industry, the installation may be ready for operation early in 1958. The site has not been decided upon. "We are confident," Yu-chang was quoted Gen 'that lected for the panel because of his j would "certainly be smashed." work in that area of Red Cross """ ~ fund drives here. Four other persons from over the state were on the panel. Also attending the one-day meeting was Mrs. Julia Haralson, executive secretary of the Chickasawba District, American Red Cross. would be able to give them a bigger thrashing than they suffered in 1949." The Reds were repulsed with losses running into thousands when they invaded Quemoy in October 1949, but at that time they employed no air power as they did against Yikiangshan and relatively very little naval power. 9 Korean Boys Killed PUSAN, Korea (&— Nine Korean boys were killed yesterday when an antitank hand grenade they were playing With exploded, police reported today. SEAT COVER SALE Fiber - $9.95 - Plastic - $13.95 (Price does not include Installation) Scat coven tailor made for all trucks & can GILBERT'S AUTO UPHOLSTERY Hiway 61 N. Ph. 3-6742 City of Blytheville, Arkansas, upon a credit of three months to the highest and best bidder, the following property situated in the Chickasawba District of Mississip-j pi County, Arkansas. Lot Number seventy-five (75) of . the Original Survey of the City of Blytheville, Arkansas The purchaser' at said sale will be required to give bond with approved .security, to secure the payment of his bid, and a lien will be retained on the property therefor. Dated this 17th day of January, 1955. COMMISSIONER IN CHANCERY GERALD.INE LISTON Marcus Evrard Attorney for Plaintiff 1/18-25 Once electric lights could be useH only from duslc to 10 P.M. Then the electricity was turned off until the next evening. The cost of this luxury of the early 1880's? About six cents per dim bulb per evening! Today, electricity is so much a part of our fives that we take it for granted like the air we hreathe. We depend on electricity to make our jobs easier, our lives more pleasant. And we're using more all the time. Today, the average family uses four times as much electricity as it did 25 years ago. In the future, we'll be using even more. That's why your friends and neighbors in this company arQ jyofking now to have more low-price power ready tomorrow. •YOU AM THMf"-cis Hl«wion-wi*m» hMoiy'i afoot miM Ark-Mo Power Co. FINAL CLEARANCE All Sale Shoes Regrouped and Repriced at Give-Away Prices For Quick Clearance! One Group LADIES CASUALS Values to 8.95 $ 2 On* Group LADIES SHOES Valentines & Ted Savals Values to 15.95 $ 6 Children's and Ladies ANKLETS Values to 89c SPrs. One Group LADIES SHOES Values to 9.95 $ 4 One Group LADIES HOSE $ 2Prs. 1 On* Group MEN'S SHOES Special $ 5 BARGAIN TABLE Values Galore \ Your Choice 1 Many More Outstanding Values Not Listed! TOM* MIINDIT SNOI sroM

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