The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 2, 1955 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 2, 1955
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PAGE TWO BLTTHETILLE (ARK.)' COURIER MEW1 WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 19fW Paris Surprised . By Abdication of Indochinese King PARIS (AP) — The French News Agency reported today that King Norodom Sihanouk of the Indochinese state of Cam- 66, will be conducted at 2 p.m. to- v^;,, u£ a K^; M * a H morrow in Cole Ridge Baptist W. W. Eubanks Services Are Tomorrow Services lor William W. Eubanks. bodia has abdicated. Commodity And Stock Markets- N«w York Cotton <lt:3* (wUWtn«I Mar 3411 3414 340S May 343J 3440 3429 July 3455 3464 3454 bet 3444 3456 3444 Dec 3452 3466 3452 New Orltans Cotton Mar 3400 May 3429 July 3455 Oct 3445 Dec 3453 3402 3436 3463 3450 3464 3395 342B 3452 3445 3453 3405 3432 3456 3455 3466 3396 3429 3453 3455 3463 Chicago Corn Mar .... 143i,i 144'/ 2 May .... 147'/ 4 148 143 147 ! Chicago Soybean! Mar 267'/ 2 271 May .... 264 266 July 261 263 Sept 252 253'/, Chicago Wheat Mar .... 218>/ 2 219 May .... 214 214% 2671/2 264 261 2511/2 217% 214 270 265! 262', 252 214% New York Stocki A T and T 184 American Tobacco 66 54 1-2 125 1-2 71 1-8 121 51 1-2 94 1-2 79 7-8! 36 7-8i Anaconda Copper .. Beth 'Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen. Electric Gen, Motors Montgomery Ward .. N. Y. Central Int. Harvester Republic Steel Radio Socony Vacuum Studebaker , Standard of N. J. .. Texas Corp. Sears 83 1-4 U. S: Steel 79 3-8 The agency said the 33-year-ol monarch stepped down from th throne of the 70,000-square-mil country in favor of his rathe Prince Suramarit. The report di not give the reason. The French Foreign Ministry sa it had no information beyond th French News Agency account. Tarls Surprised The report took Paris by sur prise. Only a month ago the Kini had won an overwhelming vote o confidence in a plebiscite he cnlle< to reassert his national popularity He had ordered the vote to still ai underground campaign claimin Cambodia's independence f r o n France had been obtained not b, Sihanouk but by Son Ngoc Thanh premier during the Japanese occu pation and the leader of the chie opposition to the King. Chosen in 1941 Sihanouk was chosen king U; succeed his uncle in 1941. After the Japanese occupation, he sponsored the transformation of his countrj from an absolute to a parliamenta ry monarch with France retaining control of the kingdom's militar; and foreign affairs and much its economic policy. Though he at first sided with the French in their fight againsl Indochina's nationalist rebels, th« King during a visit to the Unitec States in April 1953 demandec Cambodian independence and saic his people might fight alongside the Communist-led Vietminh if they did not get satisfaction. Negro Deaths Beulah Williams Funeral services for Beulah Mae Williams, 33, who died at Cairo, HI., Friday, will be conducted at True Light Baptist Church at 1 p.m 44 1-: 55 3-8 12 1-2 114 1-8 93 1-4 .. 3-"! Sunday by Rev. J. W. Speights. '- 2 I Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cenie- Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111. Wl—(USDA)—Hogs 9,000; slow, uneven; barrows and gilts 240 Ib. down 25-50 lower than yesterday's average; 180-220 Ib 16.00-50; 220240 Ib 15.75-16.25; 240-280 Ib 15.2575, 280-310 Ib 14.75-15.25; 150-170 Ib 15.00-75; sows 400 Ib down 14.25 75. Cattle 2,200. calves 700; opening active and steady to strong on good and choice steers at 22.00-25.50; Kood and choice heifers and mixed yearlings 19.00-22.50; cows rela- She leaves her husband, Clarence Williams; her father, Robert Daniel. Grand Coulee, Wash.; two brothers, Joseph Daniel, Blytheville, Hughey P. Daniel, Sikeston; one sister, Mary LitUefiled, Homer, La. Home Funeral Home is in charge. Bessie Westmoreland Services for Bessie Westmoreland 58, who. died at her home on Lake Street Monday night, will be conducted at True Light Baptist Church Sunday at 1 p. m. by Rev. J. W. Speights. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cem- etray. She leaves a daughter, Liflie Lewis, Matthews, Mo.; three brothers, Robert Vann, Albert Vann, Alfred Vann, all of Chicago; five sisters, lively slow; utility and commer- j M ary Cole. Earle, Mamie Clay of cial 11.00-13.50; canners and cut- Bassett, Martha Vann of Chicago, ters 9.00-11.00; bulls unchanged: Lucille Williams and Addle Wil- utility and commercial 13.00-14.50; canner and cutter bulls 9.50-12.50; vealers and calves steady: good and choice 19.00-26.00; commercial and good 14.00-19.00. AIR FORCE (Continued Iron Page I) J57 engines developing a total thrust of about 80,000 pounds for all engines. Armament consits of four 50- callber guns. The turret of the B52 can be used for larger caliber guns it that is decided, upon later. liams of Detroit. Korne Funeral Home is in charge. Arkansas' April Draft Quota 108 LITTLE ROCK (JPi — Arkansas' April draft call is for 103 men, the lowest since the December, 1951 call of 75. Col. Fred M. Croom, state director of selective service, says 155 men will be asked to report and another 35 called in (or pre-induction examinations. new oil-rich \w(M permanent by Nutri-Tonic waves gentler in little as 10 minutes because almost is Oil Creme base (patented) ALMOST '/, IS Oil CREME BASE (PATENTED) The oil-rich creaminess helps protect your hair's natural texture and luster while waving so gently. Curls are softer, more natural-looking from moment first combed out. ONLY NUTRI-TONIC GIVES DEEP-DOWN WAVINO Fantastic new Customizcr, developed by Nutri-Tonic, cause* more thorough waving deep inside hairshaft, for firmer, mart durable curls thin any other pin curl permanent. WAVES IN linLI AS 10 MINUTES Also gives fastest permanent, start to finish, because of exclusive dttf-down wavint— «nd patented Oil Creme base. UN CUIl PERMANINT COMFICTE WITH iOI-PINS Ull T OTHER NUTRI-TONIC REFILLS FOR USE WITH CONVENTIONAL CURLERS WHIHVII TOItlTIIII All KILO NUTRI-TONIC | (M) \JUU\XJ PERMANENT with Oil Cremi base (patented) KIRBY DRUG STORES H. W. Mahan, W. A. Nash, B. Z- Dixon, L. o. Long, Willie Cain and E. H. Crook. Holt Funeral Home is in charge. Former Osceola Resident Dies MEMPHIS — Mrs. Terry Mitchell, 63, of Memphis, former resident of Osceola and Joiner, died yesterday at Methodis* Hospital lere. She was the widow of William T. Mitchell, and owned and operated drug stores at Osceola and Joiner r or many years. Born at Uniontown, Ky,, Mrs. Mitchell lived in Osceola for 20 years before moving to Memphis 3 years ago. She was a communicant of St. Matthew's Catho- ic Church at Osceola. Services have been tentatively set for tomorrow morning in Oscft- ila with Swift Funeral Home in charge. Final arrangements are incomplete pending arrival of rela- ives. Survivors include a daughter, Miss Alma Terry MItche.ll of Memihis: three sisters, Mrs. Sam sheddan of Memphis, Mrs. John Campbell of Chicago and Mrs. B. Thomas of Panama City, .; and two brothers, C. E. Gough and J. G. Gough of Osceola. Harry Summers I ires Conducted Harry Summers, 53, formerly of Oves~. massed away at his home in ^organza. La. He leaves his wife; two daughters, Church by the Rev. Morris McGuire, assisted by the Rev. Orval McGuire. A native of Mississippi, Mr. Eubanks came to the Cole Ridge Community 21 years ago and was a farmer. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Emma Rich Eubanks; four daughters, Mrs. F. R. Stroud, Mrs. W. B. Parker, Mrs. A. B. Dixon, all of Memphis, and Mrs. H. R. Smart, Upton, Calif.; two sons, J. H. EulSanks, Chicago, D. C. Eubanks, Blythe- yille; two sisters, Mrs. M. B. Cole, Mrs. L. T, Tims, Blytheville; three brothers, p. E. Eubanks, L. E. Eubanks, C. G. Eubanks, Blytheville, and 16 grandchildren. Pallbearers will include Logan Perkins, Henry Perkins, Virgial Williams, H. E. Long, Ozzie Young „ . , and Pete Glover. i- . jii. -_:.., i'-e s:3y child- Honorary pallbearers ivil] include fren, Mrs. Irene Guy ton of Te.xarka- Gl Prisoner Of Reds Faces AWOL Charge FRANKFURT, Germany (/P)—The Army today charged a private held for six years by trite Russians with being AWOL and ordered his tria by a general court-martial. The charge was an nounce c against Pvt. William A. Verdine 28, of Starks, La. When the Soviets turned him over to U.S. authorities in Berlin Jan. 20, he said he had been kept 2\v years in the arctic labor camp at Vorkuta. An • Army spokesman said Verdine, if convicted, could get a maximum punishment of six months in prison, a dishonorable discharge and loss of pay and allowances. The date of the trial was not set. Verdine is now in the Army stockade in Frankfurt. The soldier had been listed by the Army as missing since Feb. 3, 1949. from the 14th Armored Cavalry Division at Coburg. in West Germany near the U.S.-Soviet zone border. Mrs. Laura Evelyn Clayton of Mon- ganza, La., Mrs. Maurine Ramsey na, ^exas, Edward Poe of Houston and Charles Farrell ol Memphis; two brothers, Franklin Summers of Eads, Tenn., James Summers of Colt, Ariz., two sisters, Mrs. Hazel Gaines and Mrs. Mary'Ragland of Eads, Tenn., an aunt, Mrs. Velma Reeves of Eads, Tenn. Rev. H. B. Stone and Rev. Carl Appling had charge of the funeral services. Burial was in the Bassett Ceme- tary. J. E. Murphy Funeral Home of Lepanto Handled arrangements. Former County Agent Passes John OdeU Fulierton, 54, who in 1935 and 1936 served as Mississippi County agent, died suddenly early yesterday of a heart attack, at his home in Little Rock. He served as the extension service's southwest district agent from 1941 until his death, Services were held this afternoon in Little Rock and burial was in Pine Crest Memorial Park. John Lea bo Id Rites Conducted Services for John Leabold, 75. who died Monday at the home of his niece, Mrs. Herman Lucy of Tomato, with whom he made his home, were conducted yesterday afternoon at Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. G. Robert Petrovich. Burial was in Sandy Ridge Cemetery. ASSEMBLY (Continued from Ptg« 1) sion to supervise the job; to au i home the withholding of stai turnback- funds; and to arbitrarll Increase the assessments in an sub-division which (alls to compl with the bill. The equalization bill's supporter fought off an attempt to kill, th Jjill by amendment before votln final approval. Sen. J. Lee Bearden of Leach ville sought to amend the bill s CD it would not take effect unt a constitutional limit was place on school millage rates, and (2 that any county which levied least 30 mills for schools would no be deprived of state aid regardles of Its assessment rate. The voters would have to amen the state Constitution to put a eel Ing on school millage rates. Th Constitution, which can be change only by public vote, now says n limit can be placed on school mil! age. . . Bearden said school districts 1: his county now collect 50 mills and that enforced assessments a 20 per cent wuld break business men and farmers. The Senate rejected Bearden'; amendment 22-8, and then passeC the bill. Wane Bill Killed A second attempt to raise the state's minimum wage for women workers to a top of S3.60 a day was killed by amendment in the Senate Two amendments, to exempt the city of Hot Springs and all "ho tels, hospitals and other services agencies" from the House bill were adopted. Earlier in the session, another minimum wage bill which had the same provisions as the one killed yesterday, also ' was defeated by amendments. The Senate received three State Police Commission appointments rom the governor's office for con- 'irmatlon. The appointees are Joe Bill Hackler of Mountain Home Olen Hedrix of Antoine and Mike 3erg of Camden. Striker Bill Passed The House passed and sent to Gov. Faubus a Senate bill spelling out that strikers are not entitled o state unemployment compensa- .ion. Present law denies compensation to persons .unemployed as a result of a "work stoppage due to a la bor dispute." The bill, introduced n the Senate by Sen. Ellis Fagan of Little Rock, would cut out the work stoppage" part. The House also passed Senate bills to set up a retirement system or the state's official court reporters and to extend the Highway Department retirement plan to all employes, regardless of salary Highway employes earning less ban $2,400 yearly now are not required to participate in the re ttrement set-up. Under another Senate bill the House approved, a guest in an air plant wouldn't be entitled to recover damages from the pilot for injuries suffered in a crash unless he could prove the operator had been "wantonly" reckless. Enjoy Real Pancakes KIWANIS BENEFIT PANCAKE BREAKFAST JAYCEE CLUB ROOM Thursday, March 3 6A.M.'til Noon - MENU - Aunt Jemima Pancakes Hot Sausage Coffee All You Can Eat For 75< 100% proceeds go to under privileged Childrens fund Sponsored by BLYTHEVILLE KIWANIS CLUB We wish to acknowledge the following dairies for their cooperation and contributions: MIDWEST DAIRY CO. DEAN'S DAIRY CO. TASTEMARK DAIRY CO. „.,,,,,, „ .„ ^., DV ,. n GREEN'S SEALTEST DAIRY > ALLfcY FAItiMS DAIRY CO. Nehru's Party Holds Lead in India Election NEW DELHI, India (J) — Prime Minister Nehru's Congress party and its allies snowed under Communist nominees in first returns today from a key election in And- hra state. 'The Reds, once so confident of victory they announced plans for taking over the south Indian state's government, won only two of the first 52 state legislative seats so far decided. Unofficial newspaper tabulations of early results gave victory to 38 candidates of the United Front, which is led by the Congress party. The State Legislature has 196 seats Among the defeated Communisi candidates were some of the state party's hierarchy. Red leaders immediately complained voting w'as unfair. Of the other 12 seats decided, the WE CAN SOLVE YOUR IRRIGATION PROBLEMS U. S. & Berkeley Turbine Pumps "Wells and irrigation — from start to finish" McKinnon Irrigation Co. Manila, Ark. Ph. 112 or 190 Russia Charges Churchill Wants H-Bomb Race LONDON (If}—Moscow radio accused Prime Minister Churchill today of supporting an atomic and hydrogen bomb race in his speech to the House of Commons yesterday. In the first Soviet reaction to the Prime Minister's address, the broadcast said, "Churchill took upon himself the role ol protagonist of the atomic and hydrogen bomb race." "Churchill expressed hi* support for the application of atomic and hydrogen weapons in war," it said. One-tenth of the world's population, mostly Orientals, are betel- nut chewers, a mild form of drug addiction. Navy Opens Station Here Blythcvllle hns been selected for permnnent Recruiting Station by the U. S. Navy, it lins been announced by Chief Hugh O. Tidewater. The new recruiting station Is located on the first floor In Ctiy Hall. The following eight men have enlisted at the new station: Jame« D. Webb, Qulntine Sadlln, Billy Joe collard, all of .Blythcvllle; .Heory Miles Zanies, Dell, Charles Wayne Bell, osceola, Franklin Dee Swat- ford, Leachvllle, Jerald junior Hatley, Manila, and Bobby Buchanan, Lepunto. Read Courier News Classified Aik. Praja (People's) Socialist party (PSP) won 4 and independent candidates 8. ; YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE The House of Perfect Sound & Projection WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY —March 2 & mdt' B! H.jh-Fultl.if. itE'EO'MONlC SOUND 406 W. Main Phone 3-4591 Every Set On Our Floor Reduced! Dinette Sale All are 5 PC. Sets—Table and 4 Chairs Reg. 69.95 T-Red plastic top with red or gray chairs 3-Gray plastic top with red or gray chairs. Now Reg. 109.95 Full size heavier tables and chairs in beautiful styles. Choice of gray or green. Now Reg. 89.95 Beautiful all chrome scls with choice of green, grey, red or yellow fable lops. Chairs in matching color plastic. Now Reg. 114.95 Nice large tables with heavy chrome construction. 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