The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 17, 1955 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, February 17, 1955
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FEBRUARY IT, I9TO BLYTHEVILLK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREI Assembly Gets First Racial Bill Measure Aimed At Delaying Integration (Continued Irom Page 1) atnte committee. The senator said he was convinced that Arkansas wasn't ready for the water rights bill, which would have set up a state commission to regulate the use of all surface water in the state. The House already hns passed a bill calling, for a study of the problem, but Melton said lie objected to it because it embraced one of two theories on the use of water Tlie House after almost an hour's debate turned down a bill by Rep. W.H. Thompson of Poinsett County to take away liquor tax revenue from dry counties. He got little support. The vote against his bill was 61 to 26. The bill would have withheld from the dry countlei «nd from municipalities and school districts In dry counties any part of the state-distributed revenue which ac- cures from liquor tax . A bill to require state-supported colleges to chaige students from other slates $100 a semester as tuition was passed 52-36 despite protests thul It was alined at Arkansas state College at Jonosboro, which has a large out of state enrollment. Thompson New PSC Attorney LITTLE ROCK (/P) — A former member of the state Public Service Commission, John R. Thompson of Little, Rock, has been named attorney for the PSC. , Gov. drval Faubus announced his appointment yesterday and said he assumed Thompson would resign as counsel for the Arkansas State Electric Cooperative. Thompson will fill a vacancy created several, months ago by the resignation of U. A. Gentry of Little Rock. Dulles Plans Visits WASHINGTON Ifl — Secretary of State Dulles plans to visit Burma and Indochina after attending the Southeast Asian security meeting at Bangkok this month. Obituary W. A. Pepper Services Held CARUTHERSVIU-iE — Funeral services for William Albert Pepper of Portagcvlllc, Mo., were hold In that city on Tuesday with graveside services at Ihe Portageville cemetery. The Rev. J. C. Montgomery of Portageville officiated. H. S. Smith Funeral Home of Caruthcrsville was In charge. He married Miss Maggie Mae Hurley of Caruthersvllle here and she preceded him in death in 1017. He married MLss Nova Kirk of Marston, Mo., In 1922. A retired farmer, he was born in Marlon, III., and died in Delta Hospital in sikeston, Mo., on Sunday. He was 83. Coleman Infant- Burial Is Today Services for Roy C'oleman, Jr., infant, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Coleman of the Flat Lake Community, were conducted at 10 o'clock this morning at Ebnwood Cemetery. He died last night at, his home. Cobb Funeral Home is in charge. ITS SEW AND SAVE WEEK AT HAYS! 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Mar ....... 3433 3435 3428 3430 May ....... 3406 34C9 3404 3405 July ...... 3401 3497 3490 3493 Oct ....... 3491 3499 3491 3498 Dec ....... 3496 3504 3495 3500 New Orleans Cotton Mar ...... 3430 3435 3429 3431 Miiy ....... 3468 3470 3466 3466 j July ....... 3495 3498 3493 3495 Oct ...... 3495 3500 3485 3497 Dec ....... 3500 3505 3500 3500 1 Chicago Soybeans j Mar ... 278 278% 277 277'/, j May ... 274 274>/, 272'/;, 273 July . 270V., 270'/i 269 269'/, Sept ... 257 ii 25T/0 256'A 256>/ 2 Reds Blast U.S. Tachens Action Charge of 'Crimes Against Humanity' Leveled by Commies TOKYO Wi--Hod China yesterday accused the United States of "criim-H ai,'aimt humanity" for helpinK Ihe Chinese Nationalists evacuate the Tachen Islands. In a blistering attack on what it called U.S. ''armed intervention in China's internal affairs," the Communists charged U.S. Marines killed and kidnaped the inhabitants of the Tachens'and reduced the Tachens to ruins by applying the scorched earth policy. Heard Aiiuul Crjtnmumsin Rcfusee.'i from the Tacliens told newsmen who covered the evacuation they were leaving the islands eign policies of the Truman and because what they heard about i Eisenhower administrations are Acheson, Truman Still Agree KANSAS CITY i/l')—After being out n( office more than two years, Harry S. Truman and his former secretary of state Dean Achteson are still in agreement. Achi-firm, visiting the Trumaiis this week appeared at a press conference with ihe former President yesterday. Truman, who is 70, was asked about his future plans. He replied with a quip he's used before : "I shall run for president the year I'm 90." Ssiid Acheson: "If Mr. Truman is elected at 90, 1 shall be happy to .serve wiih him." Both feel Adlai Stevenson in the Lest choice for the 1956 Democratic presidential candidate. Acheson told newsmen the for- Chicago Corn I communism from fishermen from I the Red mainland. Nationalist offi- Mai- May 151'/ 8 150 150 154% 154'/ 2 152 7 / B 153'A Chicago Wheat Mai- May 223!i 223^ 22254 223^ 221 221% 220'/ a 220"/ 2 New York Stocks A T and T 178 1-2 Amer Tobacco : 63 Anaconda Copper 53 1-2 Beth Steel 117 j Chrysler 69 1-4 ' Coca-Cola 120 1-4 Gen Electric 53 7-8 Gen Motors 94 1-4 Montgomery Ward 79 3-4 j N Y Central 33 5-8 j Int Harvester 37 ; Republic Steel 877-8 ! Radio 44 j Socony Vacuum 55 1-4 Stud-Pale 12 1-2 Standard of N J 115 1-2 Texas Corp 95 Sears 80 3-4 U S Steel 78 1-2 cials said not a single man, woman or child chose to stay behind. The Red tirade, broadcast by Peiping radio and quoting the official newspaper Peoples Daily, declared, "Fully armed U.S. Marines!,— . . -• landed on Tachen and carried out! | niCi* burning-, Killing and destruction.' This ... is a most glaring act of aggression. "Forced" Evacuation basically the same. But he said the present policy is not being pursued "as rigorously or effectively" as the former. Conscience Hurt "U.S. Marines, while helping the Chiang Kai-shek troops to flee from ihe Tachen Islands, deliberately abducted over 13,000 Chinese inhabitants from these islands. They pulled down and burned houses, leaving the local inhabitants homeless. Then U.S. Marines, at the point of machine guns, forced inhabitants who were reluctant to leave their homes to board U.S. transports and carried them away to Taiwan <Formosa). Many inhabitants who refused to leave were killed by the Chiang Kai- shek troops." Li'vestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. HI. | I.4V- (USDAi—Hogs 8,500; steady! to lower: bulk choice 180-220 lb 16.75-17.25; liberal number 17.15 down; new low since Dec. 19, 1952; choice No. 1 early 17.35; 220240 lb 16.25-17.00; 240-270 lb 15.5016.25. few to 1 16.50; few 290-325 lb 15.25; 150-170 lb 16.25-17.00; sows 400 lb down 14.75-15.25; heavier -sows 13.00-14.50; boars 10.00-13.00. Cattle 1,500, calves 500; about steady; commercial and good yearlings 17.00-22.00; cows utility and commercial 11.50-14.00 ;canners and cutters 9.50-11.50; some cutters 12.00; bulls, utility and commercial 13.00-14.50: canners :md cutters 9.50-12.50; few prime vealers 29.00; good and choice 20.00-27.00; commercial and good vealers and calves largely 15.0020.00. June Flowers Crowned Queen At Cooter School COOTER — Cooter high school held its annual homecoming and crowning of the basketball queen Tuesday night. Superintendent Godwin served as master of ceremonies for the event. June Flowers was queen and was escorted to the stage by Jerry Mc- Clm-e. The two were attended by members of the girls' and boys' basket• ball teams. The girls were attired ' in 'formals. \ Miss Flowers was crowned by the • oys' basketball team captain, Lee . Zdward Whitener. : Two tots had a part in the cere- I -nony. Little Miss Cathy Rhea ' served as flower bearer and Guy ! Whitney. Jr., carried the crown. j The colorful event also included basketball games of the Cooter Invitational Tournament in progress j this week. j A featured attraction was a de! inyed regularly scheduled game be- j tween Steele and Cooler's girls' I learns, resulting in a 43-37 victory I for Steele. Nationalists Pay Homage to Dead I Chi TAIPEI, Formosa I/P»—Nationalist hina today paid homage to the 720 guerrillas who died to a man in I the loss of Yikinngshan Island to the Communists last month, I All plnces of amusement were ; closed until 5 p.m. and a memorial S service was held in the armed forces stadium in downtown Taipei, attended by President Chiang Kai- shek. Russia Plans Atomic Tests VIENNA. Austria W—The bulletin of (he Free Europe Committee said lodny 124,000 acres of land in the Tatrn mountains of northeast Slovakia have been closed for Soviet atomic experiments. It said the area has been designated a national park, but actually will be used for testing Russian atomic cannon. Oppose A-Weapons TOKYO (ft—Communist China is collecting signatures on petitions opposite fitomlc weapons «tid a broadcast today said that 1|'« million residents of Pelpinp — Jiwt about, everyone old enough to write — had signed within three days. Trade Protested TOKYO W> — South Korea has romplalnrd to Ihc Japanese Foreign office about a reported barter irndp In which Japan would Hive Communist North Korea 31 Ions of fish nets for 300 tons of red beans. Tugs for Russia TOKYO OP- — Two Japanese ship- buildinc firms .soon will start construction on six tugboats for the' sian coal and platinum. Gets His Loot ALBANY, N. Y. tf) — A young man walked into the confessional of a Roman Catholic church last night and told the priest his conscience was "troubling" him. Then the man handed over a package of money, asking that it be returned to "ease the burden from my mind." The priest, who did not obtain the man's name, gave the package to police Th.e money, in S5 and $20 bills, totaled 52,450. Police believe the money was taken from a jewelry store Feb. 9. They did not identify the priest or the church. Soviet Union under a <3G-million-doI- lar Japan-Russia provisional trade agreement .In exchange for the tugs, worth one million dollars. Japan will receive 30.000 tons of Rus- Another Dreifus Scoop PLAYING CARDS., BRIDGE, POKER, GIN, RUMMY, CANASTA' AND EVEN SAMBA! No Mail Orders or De/iVeries - SAVE - SAVE Meet DrniFusf? Wear Mvl DREIFUS' fsever before such remedous allowances. DOUBLE OUR REGULAR TRADE IN! Hring in your old watch, regardless of age or sonditioh. Get the bigges< trade iti allowance! TWICt the Trade-In on New Gorireous black dial for her. Hu mistime solf winding watch $1.50 a Week His watch is shock resistant. Her watch has classic grace. YEAR TO PAY $12 5oo $£050 Twice the Trade-in 6H Hew $1.75 A WEEK $85°° $2.50 A WEEK nlJO o ion hand nuidi 1 ! fur him. $1.75 a Week $oroo $1.75 A WEEK $8500 MIT! llii.iliis.';'. Uiiiir Iliiiiiiiinils $1.00 A WEEK $49"

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