The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 15, 1955 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 15, 1955
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TUESDAY, .FEBRUARY 18, 1955 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE CIO Unions Warned Of Communist Efforts To Duck New Law WASHINGTON (AP) — CIO labor unions were alerted today against possible Communist efforts to sneak into the CIO to duck a new law aimed at Red-infiltrated labor organizations. CIO General Counsel Arthur J. Goldberg wrote all affiliated unions, cautioning them to be careful to distinguish between "genuine ranlc-and-flle rebellions" against Communist leadership and "camouflaged attempts" of Red labor leaders "to seek shelter within the covering cloak: of CIO affiliation." A new law passed last summer provides machinery whereby the Subversive Activities Control Board may officially label a union as Communist-infiltrated, If it reaches this determination after a hearing set in motion by the attorney general. A labor union so labeled would lose Its legal standing before the National Labor Relations Board. The CIO several years ago ousted a number of unions, includ- Commodity And Stock Markets— New York Cotton (11:30 i Mar May July Oct Dec 3442 3476 3500 3502 3505 3447 3441 3480 3476 3504 3500 3507 3502 3511 3505 3446 3478 3504 3504 3511 Ntw Orleans Cotton Mar 3439 3445 3439 3441 May 3476 3477 3475 3477 July 3502 3504 3501 3504 Oct 3503 3507 3502 3506 Dec 3507 3511 3507 3510 Chicago Soybeans Mar . . 277 277% 27514 2 7 5'/ 2 May ... 273 273% 271% 271% July ... 268% 270'/i 286 2B6'/, Sept ... 257 257 255% 255% Chicago Corn Mar .. 152 152% 151 Vt 151% May ... 154'A 154% 154'/, 15414 Chicago Wheat Mar ... 222'/ 2 223',', 220% 220% May ... 221 V, 222 219% 219% New York Stocks A T and T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester — Republic Steel Radio Socony Vacuum Stud-Pak Standard of N J Texas Corp Sears U S Steel ... 179 1-4 ... 64 ... 53 1-2 ... 116 ... 70 3-8 ... 118 ... 55 ... 95 1-8 ... 79 5-8 ... 34 ... 37 1-4 ,.. 87 3-8 ... 41 3-4 ... 55 3-4 ... 12 5-8 ... 116 ... 94 3-4 ... 80 5-8 ... 79 1-8 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111. (/Ft— (USDA)— Hogs 10,000; strong to higher; choice 180-220 Ib 17.0050; 220-240 Ib 16.50-17.25; 240-270 Ib 15.75-16.50; few at 16.75; 280360 Ib 15.25-85; 150-170 Ib 16.5017.50; 600 400 Ib down 14.75-15.50; heavier sows 17.25-14.75; boars 10.00-17.00. Cattle 4,500; calves 1,000; few small lots choice steers steady 25.50-27.00; otherwise little done; cows utility and commercial 11.5013.50: few at 13.75; canners and cutters 9.00-11.00; bulls utility and commercial 13.00-14.50; canners and cutters 9.50-12.50; market not established on vealers; few commercial and good slaughter calves steady at 16.00-20.00. HEART (Continued from Page 1) been appointed and they will make a complete house-to-house canvas of the city Sunday. Tag drive chairman Is Mrs. J. L. Westbrook. Mrs. Ted Bourzlkas will be in charge of the plastic hearts placed in business houses. Cecil Home, chairman of the colored division, has announced that James Goodloe will serve as chairman of the Negro business district. He also added that his division will carry out a house-to-house campaign. The local Heart Association will retain 50 percent of all the money collected during the drive for local use. ing the United Eelectrical Workers and the Mine, Mill and melter Workers, on grounds of Communist domination. Goldberg noted that the Communist Control Act of 1954 "in effect establishes a presumption that a union affiliated with the APL, CIO or any other established anti-Communist federation or organization, is not Communist-infiltrated." REDS (Continued from Page 1) and the Pescadores. And, by a congressional resolution, President Eisenhower is authorized to employ U.S. forces to secure and protect "related positions and territories" held necessary for the defense of Formosa and the Pescadores. The mighty U.S. 7th Fleet that aided in the Tachen evacuation last week now Is scattered. Part of it lias resumed the Formosa Strait patrol; other warships headed for Japanese and Philippines waters. Civilian refugees still crowd reception centers at Keelung awaiting arrangements to billet them in five areas, elsewhere on Formosa. U.S. naval records show that 19,826 civilians were moved to Formosa from the Tachen area. It will cost a lot of money to house, clothe and feed them before they are able to earn their way. Charles Hart, Resident Since 1899, Passes Charles E. Hart, since 1899 a resident of the Blytheviile area, died this morning at Blytheviile Hospital. He was 83. Born In Humboldt,<!Tenn., he made his home In the Lone Oak community until about seven years ago. He leaves his wife, one daughter, Mrs. D. J. Hodge, Blytheviile; five sons, Harvey, Herman and John Hart of Blytheviile, Howard Hart of Peorla, 111., and Orvtlle of Detroit; one step-daughter, Mrs. Harlyn Webb, Chaffee, Mo.; two brothers, Silas and John D. Hart; a sister, Miss Lou Hart, Jackson, Tenn.; 20 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral services are Incomplete. Cobb Funeral Home is in charge. Younger Infant Riles Are Held Ricky Lynn Younger, age one month and 20 days, died yesterday at his home in Plat Lake. He leaves his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ross Younger; five brothers, Aubrey, Jimmy Wayne, Gray, Gary Ross and Albert Younger; and five sisters, Sybil, Mary, Catherine and Janfe Younger. Services were to be held at 2 o'clock this afternoon at Cobb Funeral Home chapel by the Rev. Lavern Holt. Burial was to follow in the Number Nine Cemetery. Missouri V-P Jaycee Speaker OABUTHERSVTLLE — Shad Old. ol Sikeston, a vice-president ol the Missouri Junior Chamber of Commerce, will be the principal speaker at a dinner meeting and installation of officers of the caruthersville Joycees Wednesday night, according to Al Lawrence, new Caruthers- vlUe Jaycee president. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Mona Lee Room of the Top Hat Cafe here. Other new officers to be Installed are Bill Shelby, vice-president, and Kenneth Cunningham, secretary- treasurer. Ike Has Cold, Work Shuffled WASHINGTON (/P) — President Eisenhower, nursing a cold which an aide said "certainly Isn't serious," quit work a couple hours earlier than usual yesterday and rearranged his schedule for today and tomorrow. A weekly meeting with Republican congressional leaders, normally held on Tuesday, was put off until tomorrow. Plans for a news conference, normally held on Tuesday, was put off until tomorrow. Plans for a news conference, normally held on Wednesday, were canceled. SEARS OtllKKANDCO MORE for your MONEY KENMORE WRINGER WASHER NOW $9K^F 83 99m $5.00 Down Guaranteed more plus feature! for your money. Holds 9-lbs. Safety wringer. Fast action drain pump. FULLY AUTOMATIC KENMORE WASHER 95 r *S.OO DOWN 1 ] load IK forget (M Sears most popular Automatic W«ir*f at tM lowest price yet. Big 9-lb. capacity. WatKei, rinses and spiru ' dry. See itl 217 W. Main — Blytheville, Ark. — Ph. PO 3-8131 SEARS Catalog Sales Office LODGE (Continued from Page 1) between Pakistan and Turkey; maintenance of peace between the Arab states and Palestine; the end of the- Korean War; settlement of the Indochina conflict; the Manila Pact, and President Eisenhower's program for pooling the fissionable materials of the world. "It all adds up to this," he said, "that for the first time since World War n, there is no large scale fighting going on anywhere in the world. Of course, the situation is precarious and peace is not established on a durable basis. But for the first time we and other nations, instead of rushing from one emergency to another, have begun to settle down confidently to the long haul to defend and strengthen eace and freedom." House Okays Tax Revision Bill By LEOX HATCH LITTLE ROCK (TPi—The House today passed by the barest possible margin a proposed sales tax revision which sponsors claim would give the state around a half million dollars more a year. The bill, which now goes to the Senate, would require that persons collecting the sales tax remit either two per cent of gross receipts or actual collections, whichever is greater. The law now says the collectors shall remit the lesser of these two amounts. THIS IS A TOY? —H you've got about 600 bucks to spare, you can buy your youngster this miniature model of a popular sports car. Complete with headlights and a battery-driven motor, it has a top speed of six miles per hour. Here Joan Voorhees tries it on for size in a San Francisco department store; while Pat Landregan looks on. Missouri's House Okays Racial Bill JEFFERSON CITY UP) — The Missouri House avproved one racial bill yesterday and received an- ither that might cause more trouble Advanced to final voting stage was one to repeal three laws providing for racial segregation In public schools. It would hurry the states action in eliminating segregation-to oniform with last year's decision I of the Supreme Court of the United I States. ' The new one would bar operators of any public place-like hotels, restaurants, dance halls of swimming • pools, from refusing admission to Negroes. It was offered by the four Negro members of the Missouri! House. i Another new bill yesterday would | give the state 5 per cent of the pro- i ceeds from any televised sporting ' event. The House advanced a bill to raise . the pay of county highway engineers : so those in second class counties could receive up to $5,450, in third class counties up to $4.200 and in i fourth class counties up to $3,000. ROMANIAN (Continued from Page 1) lf;;ition grounds and remove him. Extra Status Legations, embassies and similar diplomatic properties have an ex'irat&! status. In effect, the grounds are a part of the homeland of the nation their staff represents. The Romanian-government, however, put up no barrier to Swiss police action. It demanded formally that the band be rounded up and shipped to Bucharest. But Switzerland, too, will have a claim on the group. The chauf- feuer's death made each member of the band if convicted of murder, liable to life imprisonment. There is no death penalty in Switzerland. Atomic Tests Are Delayed For 24 Hours LAS VEGAS, Nev. Ml — The first explosion of the 1955 atomic test series, which had been set for early today, was postponed for 24 hours by the Atomic Energy Commission. The AEC cited unfavorable weather conditions. At a 12:50 a.m. weather conference, the AEC decided that winds would carry the atomic cloud from any shot today toward the Caliente- Panaca-Pioche area in east central Nevada and might pose a radiation threat to that district. The AEC and Department of Defense test officials will meet later today to decide whether to set off the shot before dawn tomorrow. About 1,100 men and 100 planes had been prepared to take the military's part in the first test shot from a 500-foot tower on Yucca Plat. Police Always Help ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. to — When Marc f GoId, 5, returned home from kindergarten, he found that his mother, detained on a shopping tour, wasn't there to fix bis lunch, Marc had been told that in an emergency you call police. He did. And police responded. Two patrolmen came and fixed him a sandwich and a glass of milk. SOYBEAN (Continued from Page 1) cent per bushel penalty under the loan program, "We believe, "Mr. Wyatt told the group, "any foreign buyer can get strictly yellow beans from northern areas without hift'ting them and without totally wrecking our economy. Asks for Time "A four or five million bushel crop in Mississippi County alone in 1955, if the price dropped 20 cents, would mean a. $1 million loss, "If the USDA can show us just cause why the bean should be changed, then time must be allowed to develop a comparable yielding yellow bean," he stated. Meanwhile. Mississippi County Farm Bureau leaders planning to huddle Friday to press their case through Congressmen. Congressman E. C. (Took) Gathings sent along a letter to yesterday's hearing where it was read as testimony. Others from the county testifying yesterday included Paul Hughes of Blytheviile, Jerry Hays, Lee Wilson. Co., and John Stevens, Jr., of Dell. World War III Is Two Years Away, Gen. Kennedy Says GREELEY, Colo, (/P)—World War III will not begin until Russia has an adequate supply of H-bombs and the means of delivering them. Gen. George C. Kenney ret, declared yesterday. The commander of Allied air forces In the Pacific during World War II estimated that would take about two years. "Meanwhile, it doesn't matter one bit what we do or what we say, as it will not hasten World War III," Kenney tokl the Oreeley Lions Club. He insisted nothing in the Formosan situation will mean World War III. Wasp, Midway Return MANILA WV— The U. 5. carriers Midway and Wasp, escorted by eight destroyers — part of the U. S. 7th Fleet which covered the Ta| chens evacuation last week —. ar« expected here tomorrow, a Navy spokesman said today. Ambassador Named .PANAMA tf}—Panama's government has named Dr. J. J. Vallarino, a former acting premier and foreign minister, as its new ambassador to the United States. "Old at 40,50,60?" - Man, You're Crazy Foi-BPt your a^e' Thousands are peppy at 70. Try "ptpjjiug up" with Ostrex. Contains tonic for weak. ruixJow n fct'linR duo solely to body • I:vk of iron which many men anri women call "olil." Try Ofirtx Tonic Tablets for younger fi'Plms p*-p. this vt-ry day. "Get icqualntea • site only Sfic. At all druggists. MDDC (Continued from Page 1) headquarters. The executive committee for the year will be elected by the directors of the various towns attending the meeting. The MDDC was formed last year by area business and farm leaders to provide more employment opportunities in the area and particularly to develop more employment aimed at holding the young people at home. They're Pretty, too WASHINGTON Lfl - The U. S. j Weather Bureau says it will cor.tin- I ue to use girls' names to identify i East Coast hurricanes despite oc- j casional public protests. They're ] "short, easily pronounced and j readily recognized," the bureau said. Prisnners Identified In New York, the Romanian Dc-Sr: of Radio Free Europe identified the five Romanians whose release is sought by the band as: Gen. Aurel Aldea -interior minister in a pre-communist government who was sentenced Nov. 18, 1&4G, to life imprisonment on a charge of plotting against the Red regime. Bishop Nicolae Suciu—a Uniate Eastern Catholic churchman imprisoned since 1948. when the Nni- ate creed was abolished within Romania. Hie Lazar—secretary of the National Peasant Party, who *vas arrested and tried in 1947. lonel Anton-Muresan-manager of the National Peasant Party paper, Ardealul, which was suppressed in 1845. Constantine Bratianu—a leading member of the National Liberal Party and a former supply minister. It was presumed in New York that the latter two are in prison in Romania, although there has been no official announcements that they have ben tried, Radio Free Europe said. sors say one aim of the conference is to expose "the fraudulent nature" of Communist promises. Reds Slighted DOCTORS RANGOON, Burma (.•? — Red '. 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