The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 11, 1955 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 11, 1955
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fAOB TWBLY1 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 195B Pierre Pflimlin Seeks Backers in Bid for French Premiership By HARVEY HUDSON PARIS (AP) — Pierre Pflimin, member of 13 postwar French governments and staunch advocate of West German rearmament, sought today to line up enough support to become France's new premier. Assembly circles voiced a friendly reaction to his candidacy last night and observers gave the 48- year-old Alsatian lawyer better than an even chance of marshal- Ing sufficient backing to get the Job. Various Cabinet Foet< Pflimlin, a member of the Catho Uc Popular Republican Movement (MRP), has devoted himself mainly to domestic affairs in his va- Commodity And Stock Markets- N«w York Gorton (H:N ««ta«i«Mi Mar 3453 3455 3450 3451 May 3486 3488 3482 3482 July ' ... 3507 3512 3507 3508 Oct 3515 3521 3515 3521 Dec 3516 3523 3516 3522 New Orleans Cotton Mar • • 3454 34M 3447 345 ° May 3485 3486 3482 3482 July . . 3510 3512 3510 3510 Oct 3513 3520 3513 3518 D ec 3522 3522 3522 3522 Chicago Soybeans Mar ... 280V4 281 Vt 2191 /2 2M Vi May ... 277 my, 275% 725>,4 July ... 273'/2 273VS. 271'A 271'/a Sept .... 257)4 257% 256% 256'/ 2 Chicago Corn Mar ... 151 & 151 & 151 151 May ... 154V. 154%. 153% 154 Chicago Wheat Mar ... 224% 225 224V, May ... 222'/ 2 223% 222ft New York Stocks A T and T 178T» Amer Tobacco 64!s Anaconda Copper 53 : M Beth Steel 117 ?i Chrysler 70 Coca-Cola 116',i Gen Electric 51 Gen Motors , 98 tt Montgomery Ward 80 Vi N Y Central 34 Int Harvester 37 !i Republic Steel 8T,» Radio Socony Vacuum 55 A Stude-Pak 12% Standard of N J 117 Texas Corp . E4 1 -: Sears — SON II S Steel 79 a ' 226 223 )4 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. Wl—(OSDA)—Hogs 5,200; steady to higher; bulk choice 180-220 Ib 17.0075, latter mostly for choice No. 1 and 2 under 210 Ib, few 17.85; 220240 Ib 16.50-17.25; few choice mostly No. .1 and 2 to 17.50; 240270 Ib 15.75-16.75.- 270-325 Ib 15.2575; 150-170 Ib 16.75-17.50; sows 400 Ib down 14.75-15.50; heavier sows 13.00-14.75; boars 10.00-13.00. Cattle 500, calves 200; fully steady; utility and commercial cows 11.00-13.50, largely 11.50 up; canners and cutters 9.00-11.50; bulls steady; utility and commercial .largely 13.00-14.50; canners and cutters 9.50-12.50; vealers 2.00 lower; few prime 29.00; good and choice largely 20.00-27.00; commer. cial and good 16.00-20.00; few commercial and good slaughter calves 15.00-19.00. SCHOOLS (Continued from Page 1) , Pemsicot County is $2.74. Student Count In the May, 1954, tabulation, Steele had an enumeration of 1380 white and 237 Negro students, total 1.617. Cooter had 604 white and 52 Negro students, total 656. , Holland had 822 white and 354 N- - - l 'H.ents, total 1,176. Mr. Pulbright voiced the opinion th, v i-iiin to include Steele would be better, but in a second reorgani zation because of eligibility to the extra $50,000 state grant. Location of the proposed centralized high school is regarded of much importance. First, information was that a suitable tract of land would be available if consolidation and reorganization is favored. At Junction A site on new super Highway 61 Is favored near its junction with the black-top state highway between Cooter and Holland. No statement Is released but it is believed there is some assurance. Prank Huffman, president of Steele school board, considered the proposed location very satisfactory for the centralized high school. Such a location would be almost central In the areas of the combined districts. The distance to either of the tlyee towns would not be (greater than the other by one mile. State Supervisor Fulbright advised that plans of consolidation and reorganization for Cooter and Holland districts should be drawn up at once. Both Cooter and Holland school officials announced last week that they wanted a majority in their respective districts favoring the issue before they acted In behnlf of consolidation. A further survey of opinions will be conducted but the Idea had favor during the tyeeting to submit It to voters on the spring school election bftUot. I rious Cabinet posts and is little known outside Prance. He served as agriculture minister in eight cabinets and also has headed the ministries of health, national economy, commerce and overseas territories. After Antoine Pinay gave up the ghost yesterday, President Rene Coty's next logical choice was a member of the MRP. The party was one of Pierre Mendes-France's bitterest opponents during his stormy , premiership and also doomed Pinay's chances by refusing to give him solid support. Backers of those two men might retaliate by opposing any member of the Catholic group. Main Problem In Pflimlin's favor was his stand on the Paris treaties for German rearmament, whose ratification by Parliament's upper house will be one of the main problems awaiting any new premier. The MRP had ordered its members to oppose the treaties, but Pflimlin defied party orders and voted for them. The present government crisis followed - France's defeat last Saturday on a vote of confidence. ASSEMBLY (Continued from Page 1) management and the public a voice in the administration of labor laws. The department now is administered solely by union men. Opponents of the bill followed Sen. Lawrence Blackwell of Pine Bluff, who argued that labor had operated the department well for 20 years and that it should be left in the hands of those who best understand labor problems. The Senate defeated a bill by Blackwell to authorize cities to sell public housing units if the city's residents approved of the move in an election. Blackwell said his bill merely gave the cities power to dispose of the units after it was determined that the need for public housing no longer existed. Opponents contended that the bill would mean the end of public housing in Arkansas,' and that the measure was sponsored by real estate interests in an effort to gain control of the low-cost dwellings. The vote to defeat the bill was 20-8. In other actions, the Senate: Passed the compromise electrical utility territory bill and sent it back to the House for concurrence in Senate amendments; Reversed a previous vote and approved a bill to force all city aldermen to run for office at large instead of just in the wards they represent; Passed a bill to force the Democratic party to conduct presidential preferential primaries; Removed the controversial water rights bill from a Semite committee to clear the way for a vote on the measure, probably next week. The House failed by four votes to pass a bill to re-institute the much-criticized liquor export act which was repealed in 1951 after two years of life. Sponsors admitted frankly that the bill would let licensed exporters sell to holders of federal liquor permits froni dry Oklahoma and Mississippi. D-Y Contract Study Reopened WASHINGTON f/Pi—The Senate- House Atomic Energy Committee returned today. to its study of tomic developments under an agreement to shut off further mention of the DiJton-Yates private power contract. The committee voted the ban yesterday after a series of exchanges which Sen. Millikin R-Colo called "positively niggling" and which Sen. Pastore D-RI said was pointless. Chairman Anderson D-NM said the action would not, however, apply to actions taken in closed session, and he hinted at possible further moves by the committee's Democratic majority against the contract. Bonds Are Forfeited James M. Harold forfeited a $30.75 bond today in municipal court on a charge of gas tax evasion. A $19.75 bond on charge of speeding was forfeited by Dennis Young. Obituary Rites Held For H. M. Roberts Funeral services for H. M. Roberts, 78, who died at his home in Leachville Monday night were held at the LeachviUe Church of God Wednesday. The Rev. Cloyce Sturch officiated. Mr. Roberts had lived in Leachville 27 years, moving from Marmaduke to this vicinity. He leaves six sons, R. C. Roberts, I. B. Roberts, Ray Roberts, Vernis Roberts and Jack Roberts of Leschville and Jim Roberts of Benton Harbor, Mich.; three daughters, Mrs. Mabel Noble and Mrs. Leveda Hetler of Leachville and Mrs. Junnita Gray of Coloma, Mich., and one brother, John Roberts of valley Park, Mo. Burial was in the Gainsville Cemetery with Gregg Funeral Home of Monette in charge. Faubus Seeks Revenue Act Revision .LITTLE ROCK (#>,. — State Finance Director Prank Storey says he is drawing up at Gov. Orval Faubus' request a bill to overhaul the Reven ue Slit biliza tion Act which provides for distribution ot" money to schools, colleges and other state agencies. Although Storey said he could not complete the bill until the Legislature acts on other parts of Faubus' program, he said "there are certain proposed changes that I can write now." Those, he specified, would give the State Hospital, the university, the medical center, state-supported colleges and other agencies funds of their own. The present arrangement gives agencies most of the money from general revenues. TACHENS (Continued from Page 1) details remained on Lower Tachen. The other islands were abandoned. The U.S. attack transport Washburn arrived here today with 1,185 Nationalist troops, the vanguard of Chiang Kai-shek's U.S.-trained 46th Division, and 520 tons of ammunition. Trains shuttled the troops off for south Formosa military camps. Relief Centers Set Up The official Central News Agency said 16,070 civilians had arrived at the northern Formosan port of Keelung. Fleet dispatches said U.S. ships had removed 14,920 civilians from the Tachens and Nationalist craft hud taken off 973. Refugees - were quartered in schools and other relief centers. The U.S. Foreign Operations Administration was reported to have set aside eight million dollars for rehabilitation and the Chinese government appropriated five million dollars for rehabilitation and the Chinese government appropriated five million Formosa dollars ($333,000). While the Tachen withdrawal near completion, a storm appeared to be brewing over the future of Nanchi.shan. Nationalist island SO miles to the south. It lies about 20 miles off the China mainland, 120 miles north of Formosa. Intend to Hold It The Nationalists made clear today they intend to hold it. whether or not the United States helps. Col. Hsiung En-teh, a Defense Ministry spokesman, called the defense of Nanchishan a "natural development" after the Tachen withdrawal. Did he expect U.S. air cover? "That is up to the Americans.' he told a news conference. So far the Americans have kept official silence. Unofficial reports have placed the Nationalist garrison there at 5,000 regulars and guerrillas. There were indications that the Nationalists reinforced the island during the Tachens withdrawal. The Reds hold no islands within shelling range of Nanchi.shan but there are some, unoccupied now. AT TEXAS SCHOOL — Charlene Pierce is one of the 16 Arkansas students attending 110-year-old Mary Hardin-Baylor College, the oldest woman's college west of the Mississippi. Miss Pierce is pictured first on the second row, reading left to right. Plans for Privately-Financed Nuclear Power Plant Praised 'We Must Strive Abroad'-Truman KANSAS CITY GP| — Harry S. Truman told the National Conference of Christians and Jews last night, "We must strive abroad, as well as at home, to defend human rights." The former President said suppression of freedom in various parts of the world threatens "to undo the slow and hard-won achievements of civilzation." He declared: "It is only the people of religious faith throughout the world who have the power to overcome the force of tyranny. It is in their beliefs that the path can be found to justice and freedom." PRESCRIPTIONS Hi-Way Drug Main & Division Ph. 2-2019 Boon: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. • FREE DELIVERS • Fountain Service with Fortune's Ie« Cream Stewart's Drug Main & Lake Ph. 2-2822 Hoars: 8 m,m, (o H p.m. • Dependable Service Licensed Pharmacist At Both Stores By JOE HALL WASHINGTON (.<R— Congressional atomic energy specialists today hailed as highly significant the plan of Consolidated Edison Co. of New York to build the nation's first privately financed nuclear power plant. H. R. Searing, president of the ig utility which serves the New York metropolitan area, made the announcement to the Senate-House Atomic Energy Committee yesterday, The plant, to cost an estimated 30 to 40 million dollars, is to be built five miles south of Peekskill, N.Y., on the Hudson River. Searing estimated it would be a year before construction begins and at least four years before the plant is in service. It would probably have a generating capacity of about 125,000 kilowatts of electricity—large enough to serve a city of 250,000. Searing said his r:rm should be ready to aply for a license before April 1. The nation's first commercial nuclear power plant is now under construction at Shippingport, Pa., near Pittsburgh as a joint project of the Duquesne Light Co, and the Atomic Energy Commission. Searing conceded his company's plans for a privately financed plant leave numerous problems to be solved. But he declared, "Our chief objective has been to get something done, for we firmly believe that only by actual construction of projects can the art be placed on a commercial basis." * Searing said Babcock and Wilcox, boiler manufacturing concern, was designing the reactor Consolidated Edison believes best suited to its purposes. He said it should he "reasonably competitive with conventional plan'.s 'in our area." Sen. Anderson (P-NM), chairman of the joint committee, said Searing's statement was "very, very important," and added: "It shows that if the (atomic Ike Stalks Quail in Spite Of Weather THOMASVILLE, Qa. (#}—Ignoring a light rain, President Eisenhower took to the fields at Secretary of the Treasury Humphrey's plantation estate today to hunt quail. The President and Humphrey got started 'at 9:16 a.m., after a hearty breakfast. There was a drizzle of rain when they left the white-pillared plantation house but it had stopped an hour later. The skies . remained heavily overcast and the temperature was about 45 degrees, a sharp drop from yesterday's 72 degrees on Eisenhower's arrival from Washington. The chief executive arrived here shortly before dark yesterday and brought down two birds in an hom-'s shooting. So did his host Secretary of the Treasury Humphrey. They were 10 under the daily limit of 12. Bombs Are found SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Ml—Police say that several unexploded bombs have been found In the past few days in this country, which only recently put down a rebellion. They don't know who has been planting them 1 . SIMILAR FLAG Liberia's flag, with alternating red and white horizontal stripes, with a white star in a blue field, is nearest in design and coloring to the flag of the United States. energy) commission will just take the wraps off, there'll be plenty of fellows waiting to jump in.'" Anderson said the announcement shows the AEC was mistaken in views presented to the committee last week .Kenneth D. Nichols, AEC general manager, said then the agency thought no private company Was willing at this point to put up its own money to build an atomic power reactor. For that reason, he said, the commission has gone ahead with its program under which the government would put up a share of the cost. r take your cue from cupld... 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The broadcast said that -"Confident in its i m nfe a sureable strength, the Soviet Union threatens no one, does not intend to attack anyone and considers the consolidation of peace its chief task." But, in attacking the Paris agreements to rearm West Germany, it said "the Soviet Union and the other peace-loving countries will not sit still." "They will respond to the new military blocs which are being established jointly with the German militarists by a still greater consolidation of their ranks," it said,, "by strengthening further their friendship and collaboration and, where it is necessary, by epand- ing mutual aid still further." Anybody Hungry? CHICAGO W) — A ton of fried grasshoppers shipped from Japan to a Chicago food distributor arrived yesterday at Collector of Customs Prank Peska's office. Figuring- $315.20 duty on the shipment, Peska commented: "I guess people eat them." The young of both frogs and toads hatch as 'tadpoles. Passage Seen For Ike's Tariff Plan WASHINGTON (IP)— Sponsors ol President Eisenhower's lower-tariff trade program predicted today it will survive a close test on th§ House floor without major change. They commented after the HOUM Ways and Means Committee approved the administration bill lat« yesterday by a surprisingly top- heavy 20-5 vote. House Speaker Rayburn D-Tex set next Thursday and Friday for floor action on the bill, which would extend the Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act. for three yean past June 12 with renewed tarifl- cutting powers. Under this act the President may negotiate lower tariffs on foreign products coming into the United States, in exchange for trade ben; efits to American products abroad. Senators Warns Of Rising Debt . HAGERSTOWN, Md. Wl — Sen. Martin (R-Pa) warned here last night that there is danger in rising public and private debt. 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