The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 30, 1955 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 30, 1955
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BLTTHEVILLB (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, MARCH 80, 19W Commodity And Stock Markets- UN Council Eyes Ways to Pacify Israel-Egypt Feud By WILLIAM X. OATIS UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. (AP) — Having condemned Israel for the Gaza attack last month, the U. N. Security Council turned today to discussion of ways to pacify the explosive Israeli-Egyptian frontier. Up for debate in today's meeting of the 11-nation council was a Western-sponsored resolution asking both countries to cooperate with Maj. Gen. E. L. M. Burns of Canada, U.N. truce chief in Palestine, on steps to stop border- crossing. By unanimous vote, the council adopted another Western-backed resolution last night holding Israel guilty of a prearranged army attack Feb. 28 on Egyptian forces in the Gaza strip Egypt occupies. Thirty-eight Egyptians and eight Israelis were killed in the battle. The resolution condemned the attack as a violation of the U.N. Charter, the council's 1948 Palestine cease-fire order and the 1949 Egypt-Israeli armistice; agreement. It also called on Israel for "all necessary measures to prevent such actions" and said both sides should observe the armistice pact. The Western proposal, sponsored by United States, Britain and Prance, was approved at the same meeting at which it was introduced. Russia voted in favor of it. The resolution up for debate today notes Burns' proposals to cut down across - the - border infiltration by joint Egyptian-Israeli patrols and other measures. It asks him to continue consultations with the two governments "with a view to the introduction of practical measures" against infil- N«w York Cotton <1*:W qwta«#n May 3345 3345 July 3370 3370 .;. 3382 3382 ... 3398 3399 Oct Dec 3319 3346 3379 3391 Htw Orleans Cotton May July Oct Dec 3340 3365 3392 3396 3340 3368 3392 3400 3315 3343 3377 3388 3332 3300 3390 3304 3330 3359 3388 3400 Chicago Corn May .... 1453.i 145% 'M5Va July .... 148ft H8!4 147? fl Chicago Soybeans May .... 253 253!2 2511/a July ..,. 245 245>.' 4 243 Sept ..., 237% 237% Nov .... 233!i 233% Chicago Wheat May 213ft 214% 212*j July 198% 1991,2 198 236!/4 232"/ 2 145% 148 252% 243% 237ft 233 2143, 199 New York Stocks A T and T ................ 180 3-4 Amer Tobacco ............ 66 3-4 Anaconda Copper ......... 57 3-4 Beth Steel ................ 131 1-2 Chrysler ................. 73 3-4 Cocn-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central 116 3-4 49 1-2 92 3-4 78 1-8 38 Int Harvester ............. 37 1-8 Republic Steel ............ 84 1-2 Radio .................... 43 1-4 Socony Vacuum ........... 53 3-4 Stud-Pak ............... 12 3-4 Standard of N J .......... 113 5-8 Texas Corp ............... 94 1-2 Sears .................... 81 1-4 U S Steel ................ 80 1-8 Livestock 'NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, in. Wl— (USDA)— Hogs 8,500; barrows and gilts steady to wenk: .sows steady to 25 lower; 180-210 Ib 17.6075; choice No. Is and 2s 17.8518.00; 2201240 Ib. 17.00-50; 240-270 Ib. 16.75-17.25; 280-326 Ib 15.75-16.50; 140-170 Ib 17.00-50; sows 450 Ib down 15.00-75: heavier sows 14.0075; boars 10.00-12.50. Cattle 3,500; calves 700; heifers and mixed yearlings steady; commercial but good 17.50-21.00; -cows steady; utility and commercial 12.50-15.50; canners and cutters 10.00-12.50; bulls steady;, utility and commercial 13.50-15.00; canners and cutters 10.00-13.00: good and choice vealers 22.00-29.00; prime reached 31.00; commercial ' and good 16.00-22.00. tration, and urges both governments to cooperate. Israel, a nonmember taking part in the council's debate by invita- iion. has submitted amendments that would (1) have that body note Burns' opinion that infiltration from Egypt has been a prime cause of tension and (2) remind Egypt and Israel of their obligations to settle their disputes peacefully. Under the council's rules, it may vote on a nonmember's proposal only at the request of a member. Eight from Area To Fort Hood Eight Mississippi County and Southeast Missouri students will be inong the 58 advanced course,ROTC cadets of Arkansas State College who will undergo training this summer at Fort Hood, Tex., The six-Week session will be held from June 18 through July 29. of the encampment is to provide students with practical training to supplement instruction they received at Arkansas State. The ASC students will be among 1,325 students front 27 universities and colleges in the Fourth Army area who are expected to train this summer at Fort Hood, The eight students are Terry W. Couch, Joseph B. Hendrix and William B. Mayo, all of Blytheyille: Mnxic G. Pylant of Leach- le; and Donald R. Abernathy, Robert C. Cantrell, Jimmy F. Cumin ings and Carl L. Lacy, all of Caruthersville. Want to Buy a Piano-For $55,000? PONTIAC, Mich. (3>>— Mrs. Helen Saint has an old upright piano for sale. The asking price is $55,000. Sounds like a lot of money. But this piano is something special, with gold hardware, rare woods and porcelain paintings. In fact, Mrs. Saint says experts have told her it is worth "an unbelievable sum." She has been advised to in sure it for "not less than $75.0CO." The piano is a Steinway concert upright. She inherited it from her grandfather G. Wltherspoon Merrill, of Glen Cove, N. Y., and old time oil operator. He always wanted a nice piano. So he designed one himself and ( placed an order with Steinway & Sons to build it. That was in 1858. It took Steinway 17 years to build it. The piano nas an ornate, Renaissance case of tulipwaad, rosewood, walnut, and ebony. It, is trimmed in porcelain und 22-carut gold. The foot pedals and other hard- ; ware are gold. The piano i<= eight i feel long and 5~fei;t-G in 11 with j a heavy cast iron base. It comes ap- ! art in 15 pieces for m6ving. i The instrument has woodland I scene with nymphs in rosewood just under the keyboard. Gold- plated angel heads are on either end. One Killed in Crash SAN ANTONIO. Tex, Wt— A jet lighter plane caught fire on takeoff yesterday at Kelly Air Force Base, scooted' across a pasture and smashed into a freight train, The pilot, 1st Li. Donald W. Culver. 26, wp.-s kiMcd. Nobody on the train was hurt. Bond Is Forfeited In one of the two cases heard in the Municipal Court today P. A. Smith forfeited a ?30.75 bond on a charge of overloading. For the Birds MUSKEGON, Mich. iji — Wnen a jH-tii dealer's automobile and a light truck collided a batch (,f tropical fish perished, but seren ca naries survived. Fou; people were hurt. An Important Tip To Property Owners It is now the season for termites to begin swarming. If you see any of these pesls around your place, you had better g«i busy and do something about them. Because termites stay busy day and night, winter nnd summer. Don't wait until you have an expensive repair. If you will call us we will give you free inspection and estimate. WE arc licensed by the Slnte Plant Board and issue a continuous working contract. Superior Termite Co. 835 N. 6th—plythBvilk, Ark.—Phont POplar 2-2350 Revolt Ends At Nebraska Penitentiary By OD£LL HANSON LINCOLN, Neb. tfl A 65-hour prisoner revolt at Nebraska's penitentiary ended early today when eight rebel convicts released three Unharmed hostages and then surrendered themselves. Since Sunday forenoon, the convicts and hostages, including two captured guards, had been barricaded inside the square, three-story maximum security building or prison "jail" on the penitentiary grounds. Surrender on terms laid down by Gov. Victor E. Anderson came after personal interviews during ihe night with four of the rebels. At 3:15 a.m. the two guards and an inmate who had been a prisoner of the prisoners walked out of the building's lone exit into the glare of floodlights that have bathed it for three nights. Thirteen minute; later the subdued convicLs began trooping out,'one at a time. All got hot meals—their first since Sunday breakfast. The guards, Eugene Swanson, 34, .nd Warren B. Miller, 43, told newsmen they were well treated by the insurgents, who were armed with knives and lengths of pipe. Gov. Anderson prescribed 15 days in the "hole" with two meals a day, plus 60 days in solitary confinement with three meals a day for the insurgent convicts. VIET NAM (Continued from Page 1) over by the national army Monday. This stemmed from the Binh Xuyen's recent alliance with the Hoa Hao and Cao Dai religious sects—which also have their own private armies — in a "united fvont" to overthrow the Premier. The national army toot over part of the .prefecture! police headquarters without opposition but Binh Xuyen troops remained in seme of the buildings. These soldiers were driven out in the fighting before dawn. The united front announced today its private armies were starting a blockade of Saigon, whose two million people depend on rice imports from the rich Mekong River delta surrounding it. Should the capital's supplies bjjgin to dry up, new fighting is sure to break out. In a communique this morning, the Binh Xuyen accused Diem's foices of having started the post- midnight battle. The society said it had suffered 10 dead and 30 wounded. Although government sources said at least six nationalist soldiers were killed and an uncounted number wounded, the Binh Xuyen statement claimed the society V forces did not fire a shot during (he action. This was in pursuance of their policy of nonviolence, the statement added. Miss Betty Powers was crowned Miss Steele in a beauty contest at the high school. A senior, she is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Powers. State's Road Needs Set At Over $1 Billion WASHINGTON W't— The U.S. Bureau of Public Roads has estimated the cost of needed highway construction in Arkansas through | about Germany unless Germans 1964 at $1,084,000,000. | were represented? And if you The figure is based on an estimate | brought in one country, should you of Sl.083,435,554 made by Arkan- j bring in others, and where would IKE (Continued from'Page 1) remarked that was not an easy matter to discuss, Eisenhower also said there is the question of ^vhethei- West Germany should be invited to the conference How, he asked, could you talk s,as Highway Department engineers Arkansas highway officials had no explanation for the slight difference between the estimate submitted to the bureau and the one announced Monday. The federal bureau reported that 101 billion dollars is needed through 1964 for necessary highway construction in the nation. Twentynine states are listed as requiring a greater expenditure than Ar- :ansas for roads. The report was made so congressmen could get an overall picture of the country's highway needs while icting on several current proposals for an expanded national highway building program. Of the .total Arkansas estimate, 860 million dollars would be for rural roads and 224 million for urban streets. The report 'estimated construction on highways for which Arkansas would receive some federal aid would total 801 million dollars and that necessary highways to be built without federal aid would cost 283 million. New Bids Asked On BAFB Work Bids will be received April 28 in the office of the Army District Engineer in Little Rock for consmic- -ion of three squadron headquarters, operations, and supply build- ngs at BIytheville Air Force Base. Each of the buildings will be of' masonry construction, about 40 by 170 feet in size. The contractor will be allowed 210 calendar days "or completion of the work after a contract is awarded. Col. Staunton Brown, district engineer, announced rejection of bids •eceived March 17 for the construction of a storage and two small buildings at the base and re-advertisement of the work for the bids to be received April 12. Memphis Firm Is Low Bidder LITTLE ROCK i.fl — L & M Construction Co. of Memphis was the apparent low bidder with $495,472.11 today on construction of five buildings at the BIytheville Air Force Base. The buildings will house a photography laboratory, a proficiency training building, airmen's .service club, headquarters group maintenance and supply, and headquarters tactical building. Government estimate was $.V 8.- I 972.25. The U. S. Engineers -said : that the contract probably would . be awarded later this week. i Canfield, Badgett and Scarbou- • gh Co- of Memphis was the second ' apparent low with $504.961 .5. i you draw the line? PARIS AGREEMENTS — The President said he wanted to express his gratification over ratification of the Paris agreements by both Italy and France. He said be couldn't possibly, exaggerate in expressing his satisfaction. He is delighted, the President added. BIPARTISAN TALKS — Noting that he is meeting at the White House today with Democratic and Republican leaders of the House and with Senate leaders of both parties tomorrow, the President said the discussions would dea with the world situation generally He added that the meetings were arranged, starting a couple of weeks ago, with no specific purpose in mind. Water to Italy WASHINGTON W)—The Atomic Energy Commission has agreed principle" to sell 10 tons of heavj water to Italy for its first atomic research reactor. MOVING? Local or I-ong Distance CALL 3-8928 Beekham Moving & Storage Co. 900 . Second Lav/fords Have Son FRESH CAGED EGGS Delivered to your door E. S. MULLINS&SON Ph. 3-4779 Day or Night to be presented here cJailors o] Cfine U/OHIC JIM SCOTT Thursday, March 31 R. D. Hughes Co. Japanese Urge Recognition Of Commies TOKYO UP)— Nearly 2,000 Japa- naw from all major political par- ti« today held a rally urging Japan to expedite opening diplomatic relations with Russia and Red China. Th« rally was sponsored by the "Peoples Conference for Restoration of Diplomatic Relations with the Soviet Union and China," a private organization. Pusanosuke Kuhara, 85, was elected chairman. Kuhara has been known ze an uttranationalist and patron of extreme rightists. He met Stalin In 1927 at the Kremlin. V. B. Spandaryan, No. 2 man in the Russian delegation for the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East and other Russian officials and Chinese Reds sat on the platform as guests of honor. ECAPE Is meeting here. Cayt-ln Fatal NEW YORK (/P) — A tunnel dug by two 11-year-old boys in a Staten island hillside collapsed on them yesterday. The boys, Dan Wyers and John Percoco, were dug out within minutes but efforts to revive them failed. OSCAR (Continued from Page M sonal popularity and he becomes a hard man to bea^. Among the girls It's Judy Garland, born in a vaudeville trunk, versus Grace Kelly, born in a Philadelphia mansion. Miss Oarland, a great child star, is Hollywood's heartbreak kW. An Oscar would climax an amazing Hollywood story, the kind of story sentimental Hollywood likes. If she wins, Judy will become the first Oscar winner to hear the news in a maternity ward. She gave birth to a son yesterday. In Miss Kelly's fa cor is a tremendous talent, a craftsmanship that most actresses don't acquire until middle career. Of the supporting actresses, the race is between Eva Marie Saint of "On the Waterfront" and Katy Jurado, the brilliant Mexican act- Jap Soldiers * Fought with Reds TOKYO (/P)—Japanese soldlerj captured by China In World War II fought with Red Chinese troopt in the Korean War, Japanese repatriation officials reported today. The officials snl dmore than It of. the 015 repatriated by Bed China this week told of being ordered into the Korean War by ChJneso officials. They said many more also had seen action. Eisenhower to Speak WASHINGTON lfl*> — President Eisenhower will speak at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce convention here May 2. ress, who played Spencer Tracy't Indian wife in "Broken Lance." The whole show will be telecast over NBC-TV from 10:30 until midnight, EST. YES! WE TAILOR-MAKE SEAT COVERS GILBERT'S AUTO UPHOLSTERY Hiway 61 N. Ph. 3-6742 ATWES DOLE&' Not i HP - Not J HP-But Full! HP at Our Lowest Price Ever! Not $379 — Not $379 - But Only Plus $10 Warranty Easy Terms If Wanted-24 Mos. to Pay • 1 HP Super Cooling System • Magic Air Dehumidifier • Advanced Design Air Flow Louvre • Health-air Aluminum Pilfer • Accousficalfy Designed • Glamorous Furniture Styling • Dependable 5-Year Warranty l'/2 H.P. 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