The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 28, 1955 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, February 28, 1955
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1965 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE Bonn Upper House Gets Paris Pacts Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton (lt:3l aootuUoml Mnr 3444 3444 3430 3435 May MB 3468 3457 3460 July 3492 349^ 3481 3484 Oct 3494 3494 3478 3480 Dec 3502 3502 3484 3486 New Orleans Cotton Mnr 3445 3445 3435 3435 May 3409 3489 3456 3458 July 3493 3493 3481 3483 Got 3494 3494 3479 3480 Dec 3498 3498 3486 3487 (Continued from Page 1) approved it under former Premier Pierre M e n d e s-Prunce, but France'^ upper house, the Council of the Republic, has to give final approval. It could delay the process by .sending amendments buck to the Assembly, but Prance's new Premier, Edgar Paure, has prom- tlon. Italy's ratification Is in the final stage. The remaining nations are sure lo approve but are hanging back to see what France does. The pro-speuts of French approval were not improved by the German Parliament's attitude to the Saar agreement. Opposition to separating indefinitely the disputed German-speaking border territory from Germany I provoked a split In the ruling Adenauer coalition and also'aroused strong disapproval from the opposition Socialists. By arguing that West Germany's Chicago Corn Mar ... 143';. 143S B H2 1 - H2'< 1( May 147 147 H5 7H 146 Chicago Soybeans Mnr . . '2Hli>- 207 2(i4'j 265'4 M;iy ... 2(12'., lift* 2<>1 262 July ... 25!i ! - 260 258 259':, Sept ... 248 249 246 J-, 248', Chicago Wheat Mar . 216 21(5 2KJ' 1 ., ai4 5 j, May .. 212'- 212'- 210! 2 211' •> New York Stocks A T and T AMHM- Tobuucu Aiuiconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors MonLj'.omrr' Ward N Y Cc'Hr •' ft Hi'.rv .tcr .. Republic Steel . R;idio Socony Vacuum Stud-Pak Standard of N J Texas Corp — Sears U S Steel ... 182 1-4 ... 64 1-2 ... 54 1-4 ... I'J2 1-2 ... 70 1-4 ... 120 ... 54 3-4 ... 94 1... 79 3-4 ... 36 1-4 ... 37 1-2 ... 85 5-8 ... 4-1 ... 54 3-4 ... 12 5-8 ... 113 7-8 ... 91 3-8 ... 81 1-2 ... 77 7-8 j comeback depended on this saeri- j fice, Adenauer wrung a grudging majority for the pact. I But in apparent appeasement of I the coalition rebels, the lower i approved by a show of ' hands a supplementary motion af- , firming that the agreement does I "not affect that attachment of the j Siiar to Germany." j The resolution also demanded i full political freedom In the Saar i before and after the Saartanders i vole on the "Europeanization" .•statute. . Bitterness of the ' Saar dispute reportedly provoked Vice Chancellor Franz Bluechcr to frame a let- i tor to Adenauer offering his resignation from the Cabinet. Bluech; er was the only Free Democrat ! minister (o vote with Adenauer on ; tlie Saar. The other three Free | Democrats in the Cabinet either voted no or abstained. Even if the French act quickly, 1959 is the earliest estimated date by which German divisions can be ; ready for combat. Time will be required for enabling legislation and training of draftees. McAfee Rites Are Tomorrow Services for W. D. .McAfee of Memphis, brother of ,Mrs. Eddie BlirkB of Blythcville, will be conducted at 11 a.m. tomorrow in Metropolitan Funeral Home in Memphis. \ Mr. MrAfee died yesterday following a heart attack. Other survivors include three sons, V. E. McAfee, E. W. McAfee both of Memphis and Billy McAfee of Atlanta; a daughter, Mrs. Bob Wilkerson of W. Memphis; and another sister, Mrs. H. S. Green of Memphis, McCRARY Major Issues Still Confront Assembly In Final Full Week (Continued from Page 1) at the time of the shooting, said MeCrary seemed normal a few minutes before the shooting when lie talked to him. Perkins declared that he had known MeCrary for 10 or 15 years and there was no difference in his speech or mannerism. j E. L. Caldwcll, a,, witness for the ( j.sliite. .said he saw MeCrary at 5:00 j l on the Sunday afternoon of the! • shooting and there was no differ- I ence in his speech. In answer to a hypothetical Question, Dr. S. B. Beccher, county health officer, said he thought Me- Crary was temporarily insane at the time of the shooting. Ex-Wife Testifies The hypothetical question assumed thai MeCrary had worried before the time of the shooting and ! assumed the cause of his worry } was the divorce action and it also (assumed that he shot and killed his j wife. I Dr. D. L. Hcnsley also answered the same hypothetical question. He said that MeCrary could have been in a stale of anxiety. Mrs. Pearl MeCrary, McCrary's i first wife, said that they had been • ., , I married 25 years and had five 50nam > | children, four of them still living. I She nlbo said the dead woman LITTLE ROCK OB — Arkansas' 60th General 'Assembly opens its final full week today still confronted by many OJ the problems that were on hand when the session opened Jan. 10. Chief among those are properly assessment equalization and possible tax increases — the latter given little chance of being approved. Both legislative branches have passed identical bills designed to I equalize assessments and increase the return from the local-level property tax by withholding state aid from school districts, cities and ly reach a prescribed assessment standard. Approved Equalization Either House or Senate now must pass the other's bill before Gov. |,, Faubus can take any action, governorhas approved the equal Ization plan although for two years. Both are designed to aid public schools until financing problems can be worked out at the local level. The Arkansas Education Association's Board of Directors said Saturday It saw little likelihood of any increase. The House starts work today at 10; the Senate, at 1 p.m. Invitations Set C nv ' VI Indc JUU3 LITTLE ROCK— Invitations will be issued next week by Little Rock District. Corps ol Engineers, for bids for construction of six buildings at Blytheville Air Force Base. Bids will be received about March for " Phowsnipmc laboratory bmldjngi pr0 fi c i cnt; y training build - ------- , • , . - I u i Jl°, ! quarters group maintenance bear the administration label when | ^ b u ' It was submitted. Still up for decision are proposals for a temporary increase from two per cent to three per cent in the state sales tax. Two bills have been introduced. One would make the increase effective for 13 months; the other .nd .supply building and headquarters j group tactical building. j Bids are to be received about ! April 5 for a base headquarters ' building. Each of the buildings will be masonry construction, one-story hiyh and air-conditioned. Curbs, gutters, sidewalks and 2-GUN WANG - In Tapci, Formosa, motherly looking two-gun Wang Pa'-mei, accused the Chinese Communists of crucifying women Nationalist guerrillas on poles, and other atrocities. The famous farmer \voman pirate recently returned from the Tachen area, where she fought Communisis. | Victory too Much TAX (Continued from Page 1) Carlson (R-Kan). described as "entirely political" the reported compromise plan under which the income tax cut would be come effective a year from July l, and corporation and excise rates would he extended until that date. Most ol Carlson's Democratic colleagues on the committee, however, were reported lining up behind that proposal. The House voted to make the cut Dulles Moves To Indochina SAIGON, Viet Nam \fi — U. ft. Secretary of State Dulles pushed his whirlwind tour of Southeast Asia capitals across non-Communist sections of Indochina today. After an overnight visit to Laos, he flew on today to Cambodia and South Viet Nam. In Vientiane, the administrative capital of Laos, he told Crown Prince Tiao Savang V-ntthana and other officials the forces the Manila Pact nations have in lite Pa- drop [and North Viet Nam. Osceola Club Meets Tuesday ! parking areas each job. be included in El Dorado TV Station Planned EL DORADO, Ark. f/Pj—A television station will open near £1 Dorado, probably in mid-summer. Bill Bigley, manager if radio sta- j contested island fortress of World tion KVMA at Magnolia, will be the; War n, will be opened as a tourist general manager of the new televi- Corregidor Open To Tourists MANILA i ft— Corregidor, bitterly sion station. . Construction work on Che studios day. and tower is expected to begin be- • A new site starting Wednesday, the Na- uona! Shrines Commission said to- fore April 1. NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. I,,.. iiVt— lUSDA)—Hogs 15,000; moderately active, uneven, barrows and gilts steady to 25 lower: 210 Ib down mostly 15 lower than Friday's average: heavier weights steady to weak: sows unchanged; bulk choice 180-220 Ib 16.26-50. several decks Ifi.RQ; few choice No. 1 find 2 16.00-75: 320-240 Ib mofitly 15.75-16.25:- 240-270 Ib 15.00-75: 280340 Ib 14.75-15.00; 150-170 Ib 15.0016.00; sows -100 Ib down 14.2575: heavier sows 12.5-14.00; boars 9.50 -12.00. Cattle fi.500, calve.s 800: very little done, initial bids unevenly lower; very few initial sales of cows lo .small interests near steady bul jnost bids unevenly lower; bulls steady; utility and commercial largely 13,00-34.50; huav.v (at bulls 11.50 down: canner.s and cut- : Laura Alice Hemby | One of 'A' Students ! . Laura Alice Hemby, daughter nf !Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Hemby of Bly! thevillc has been named to the i honor roll at the University of Ar- Ikansas College oL Agriculture and j Home Economics for the fall term. ] A .sophomore at the University. , Miss Hemby made straight "A" i grades alonp with six other stu- ! dents of the 50 named to the honor I roll. |. She is a member of Alpha Lumb- I da Delta sorority, a scholastic hon! or society, reporter for the home 1 economics club. Colheeon. and a ! member of the Agri Students' Association. Lnst year she won the 4-H Freshman Award. tcrs 9.50-12.50; vealers steady but showing tendency to drag; few prime 29.00; good and choice 20.0027.00: commercial and good veal- er.s and slaughter calves 15.00- i 20.00. fore the shooting that Dixie Me- Crary wanted another woman to testify against him in the divorce case that he "went to pieces." Paul Shirey said McCrary's per- gradually changed during his 15 months of married life to Dixie. Monroe MeCrary, McCrary's 17- year-old son, said only that he knew Dixie MeCrary. Mary Sue Thweatt testified that McCrary's j Wynne personality changed after his sec- ! cross ond marriage. During Ihe state's rebuttal Deputy Sheriff Albert (Spudl Walker .anding strip has been J bujJi, e»abJi«ff visitors to fly to (he ! island at the entrance to Manila ; Bay. HIROSHIMA, Japan 'jft — Liberal j no matter what the country's fi- No':oru Tanigawa died of a heart j nancial condition is on July 1. 1956. effective next Jan. 1, As Eisen-1 cific will deter possible Communist bowers one year beyond April 1.1 invaders from neighboring China They arc now scheduled * n Hrrtn ' on that date. An argument for the compromise is that extension of these ! rates for 15 months instead of 12 ; would bring in perhaps 750 million [ dollars more than is now anticipated. Also, proponents note, delaying; the income tax cut until Osceola's Progressive Club meets July 1, 1953, would mean thai it j tomorrow at 12:30 p.m. in the Mis- would not be felt at all in the | slssippi County Library building coming fiscal year, which starts | with Mrs. Wirt Steed, program next July 1. ] chairman, in charge. The net effect on income tax- j Mrs. Steed has requested alt payers would be to halve the pro- j members to bring handicraft work- posed reduction in calendar 1956. | with them. Carlson said: ; —— , such proposal it would mean that • attack at his moment of victory to- in Japan's general election. tax cut would into eifect, Blytheville Student Has Part in Play Carlson .said. "If such a reduction . His new seat in the Diet went to j s voted I doubt that it ever would the runner-up — a Right Socialist. be rescinded even if economic con-- aie nov " Byroade to Cairo CAIRO. Egypt '.?;—Henry A. Byroade, 41. former Army general. _. ... _ .__..., . and assistant secretary of slate, I ferson Caffery, who retired. Howell Boyd' of Blyiheville has been, selected to play the role of , , , : Sir Andrew in -Shake.speare's "Twe- ditions were much worse than they mh Night; , lfl be presented March 31 at University of Mississippi. Having graduated from Blyihe- arrivcd yesterday as U. S. ambas-S ville High in 1952, Mr. Boyd is now sador to" E^Vpc. HP succeeds Jef- ,' enrolled at Ole .Miss as a junior in 1 the School of Liberal Arts. Sullivan Speaks To Cross FB Hays Sullivan, Mississippi Coun- tj Farm Bureau president, will speai; to members of Cross County Farm Bureau tomorrow night in j and Highway Trooper Jeff Hick-. tnemi ' )r. C. M. Hoc tor from the men,! tal hospital at Farmington, Mo.. i said he could not answer a hypo- "jthetical question in regard to Mc- County FB officers con(acted him. Mr. Sullivan explained. a nti asked that he outline this 's organizational methods to ivcd one mile from their home for U'o mid a half years. Joe Mack ShcHuu. MeCrary s brother-in-law, said MeCrary appeared to be in a daze on the day of the ^hooting and would not talk. Mrs. Joe A. Sanford, McCrary's niece, said he would not eat any food lit a picnic on the day of the shooting, and he sat under a tree and cried. Joe Lester, a Holland school teacher, and McCrary's brother-in-j e( , , d -^, srrK A, Alaska if. - Two young h,w. lestmedI that he also s,w Me- « £ u did brothers were buried when a 500- Crary cry. He said McCiaiy said d > h necessarv ln . fool W all ot snow plunged down the dead woman "is driving me ,„ „„„„ - , Harbol . Mouauin yesterday. Brace Snow Slide Kills 2 lieve case. j i nut.s" a week before the shooting. ! *, Other -Icstunony j w L stiemvay was stricken from j Mrs. Joe Le^tenf MeCrary s sia-:., .^ „„ ,,,,)„„ , 1, »,,„„ | tcr. declared thai MeCrary could j not carry on a conversation on the' day of the shooting and that she .saw MeCrary cry and walk the floor, not being able to stay in one place for any length of lime. Mrs. J. \V. Rhode* haid MeCrary would constantly change the topic of conversation in August before the shooting and that he cried. j Kenneth Lawrence declared that 1 when he told MeCrary the day be- formation. The testimony of another witness. : Moore, 13. and his brother, Hans. were dead when dug out. the record as Judge Joseph Allen j ADAM'S says: • use the money you save on records to buy a new Now's the time to buy the "Victrola" phonograph or record player you've always wanted! 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