The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 31, 1955 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 31, 1955
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THURSDAY, MARCH 81,1955 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUNTER NEWS PACE THREi 'Waterfront' Steals Oscar Show; Brando, Kelly Top Individuals (Continued from Page 1) Judy Garland. I didn't think Grace and I stood a chance. "For me it is a wonderful moment, one I shall cherish sincerely forever." Miss Kelly said, "I am overwhelmed and grateful. I'm a very lucky girl." Asked If she was nervous, the Philadelphia debutante dabbed at a tear and replied: "Naturally." Watched on TV Miss Garland viewed the awards by television in a hospital where her son was born Tuesday. She said afterward that She wasn't disappointed when Miss Kelly won. "After all, I was presented with my own special Oscar," she said in reference to the new baby. "I thought Grace Kelly deserved it. She did a magnificent Job in "The Country Girl.' " Crosby, who apparently had a ball at the first Academy Award function he has attended in years, wasn't the least dismayed when he lost. "I knew all along Marlon would win it," he said, laughing. "And he deserved it too. I had honor enough just being nominated." Sing attended the ceremonies in a set of tails and sported the only top hat seen. He escorted Kathy Grant, a young Columbia starlet whom he dates often. Quip-trading with emcee Bob Hope, he was the entertainment highlight of the nationally telecast show. "Waterfront" was named best picture of the year. It also received awards for top actor, film editing. art direction, cinematography, story and screenplay, best direction and best supporting actress. And it won a plaque for set decoration. The Turned Down winning movie was ceived by director Elia Kazan, writer Budd Schulbcrg and producer Sam Spiegel. But it was turned down by two major companies. Then Columbia volunteered Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton (12:3* QMOtaUans) Open High Low 12:30 May 3329 3347 3329 3344 July 3358 3374 3358 3374 Get 3387 3394 3387 3394 Dec 3397 3406 3397 3404 N«w Orleans Cotton Open High Low 12:30 May ....... 3330 3345 3330 July ....... 3360 3373 3360 Oct ........ 3390 3393 3390 Dec ........ 3402 3406 3401 3345 3371 3393 3405 Chicago Corn May 145'/4 145'/, July .... 147% 147% 144 146 3 ', Ike to Augusta After Receiving Honorary Degree WASHINGTON <ff> — President Eisenhower will travel to Charleston, S. C., April 12 to receive an honorary doctor of laws degree from the Citadel. From Charleston, he will fly to Augusta, Ga., for several days of golf and rest combined with work. Retired Gen. Mark W. ClmX \ Eisenhower's old friend, Is pre;ir d:nt of the Citadel, South Carolina m litary college. Announcing the President's plans pr;ss secretary James C. Hagsrty said Eisenhower will make a brief in.'ormal speech after recci'.ir.g the decree. During his visit to the camp'u^ | the President also will review an' honor guard of the Citadel's corps c. cadets. Hagerty said the Prsident will Ifave Washington, by plane prob- r:':ly th5 morning of Anril ;2, but r.cfed no time has been fixed yet for the c:rcmony at The Citadel. Chicago Soybeans May .... 251 !4 251 fe 249% July 243 244% 242 Sept .... 235% 237% 235V 2 Nov .... 232% 233% 232'/, 144 " 4 146% 251i, 2 244 237 '-i 233',2 Chicago Wheat Mny 2141/3 215I/, July 198 198% 214 197 Vt 59 130 72 5-8 116 1-4 4'J 5-8 1-4 :. I unit 526.000 AIR TRADE (Continued from Page 1) the Justice Department's Antitrust j Division, and S. Chesterfield j Oppcnhcim, University of Michigan law professor. In general, the pis! of the recommendations had leaked out several weeks ago. Barnes and Oppenheim agreed at a news, seminar that the net result of the recommendations, if j carried through, would be a def- [ inite strengthening rather than a; weakening of antitrust enforce ment. , A general dissent by Louis B, ' Schwartz. University of Pennsyl- \ vania law professor, took the posi-; tion that: i Would Weaken Laws ! "The majority report would; weaken '.he antitrust laws in a : number of respects, and, even more important, it fails to adopt i necessary measures for strength-. ening the law .so as to create a ' truly competitive economy in this j country. On 30 specific issues, the ! report takes a position inimical to competition . . . Only two or three of its recommendations look the i other way." i Palmari declared the committee i should be investigated as "a high- ; pressure private lobby operating i under White sanctions . . . i to get the antitrust laws repealed." He declared in a 12-page state- ' men'.: j "The practical effect of these. recommendations is to leave the, antitrust, laws in effect for small | hi''vn?ss mid to remove the anti- , trust laws for big business." New York Stock* A T and T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola G-sn Electric Gen Motors , 93 Montgomery Ward 79 N Y Central 37 3-4 Int Harvester 38 3-4 Republic Stc^l 83 1-4 Radio 42 7-8 Socony Vacuum 53 1-2 Sfcudebaker 12 1-2 Standard of N J 112 5-8 Texas Corp 94 3-4 Sears 81 U S Steel 79 5-8 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. Ill '.-?) — (USDA)—-Hogs 7.500; active. 45-50 higher; bulk 180-220 Ib 18.0025; popular price 18.OQ; No. 1 nrrJ 2 18.25; bulk 220-230 Ib 17.75-18.10; 240-270 Ib 17.25-05: extremes up to 17.75 on 240 Ib; 17.75 for 160-170 ib; sows mostly 25 higher, extremes 50: bulk 450 Ib 15.50-16.00; over 450 Ib 14.25-15.00. Cattle 1,700, calves 700: slow, cows finding irregular sale; open- .ng deals steady 12.50-15.50 on utility and commercial: canners ana cutters 10.00-12.50; buJls steady; utility and commercial 13.50-15.00; heavy fat bulls 11.00-12.00; cannci and cutter bulls 10.00-13.00; vealer.s and calves steady; prime 31.00 for very few; good and choice 22.00 29.00; commercial and good veal- er.s and calves 16.00-22.00; cull and utility 10.00-14.00. to release It and it was produced for the comparatively small budget figure of $780,000. Eva Marie Saint, who supplied the romantic interest to Brando's punchy pug in "Waterfront," was named best supporting actress for her first film role. She was gowned in maternity dress and exclaimed happily at New York's Center Theater: "I'm so happy 1 may have n;y baby right here." Edmond O'Brien, the only nominee the forecasters agreed on, won the best supporting actor Oscar as the harried procuring press agent of "The Barefoot Contessa." In other awards, Walt Disney made his familiar trips to the podium. He added two more Oscars this -year, bringing his all - time total to 24. "I know now why he alwaj'S drives here in a truck," commented Hope. "Three Coins in the Fountain" was named the best song and "The High and the Mighty" the best music score. This brought a satirical thank-you speech from Di- milri Tiomkin, who said: "I want to thank all my collaborators, Jo-! hann Strauss, Richard Strauss,! Brahms, Beethoven Mozart and George Gershwin." The Academy, via an honorary award, partially rectified one of j its most grievious oversights. It made a special award to Greta Garbo "for her series of luminous and unforgettable performances." Miss Garbo, often acclaimed as the screen's greatest dramatic actress, never won an Oscar in her long career. February Traffic Death Toll Down CHICAGO (IP) — The nation's smallest traffic death tolJ for any month since 1960 was recorded in FAUBUS February. The National Safety Council made the announcement today. It reported fatalities numbered 2.270 in Pabruary, the lowest monthly total since February, 1950. v. hen 2,258 were killed. Ned H. Dearborne, council prc- • sident, pointed out further significance; 13 of the last 14 months have shown either a decrease or no increase in the United States motor vehicle death toil in comparison with the corresponding month of the previous year. He concluded: ; "The death toll is coming down despite a constant increase in the number of cars and miles traveled. The trend indicates a real desire by the public to drive safely." j The traffic death total for the; first two months of this year was 5. 110— a 3 per cent drop from the toll of the corresponding period of last year. (Continued from Page 1) porters to come under social security and for that reason he disapproved of the retirement measure. Also turned down was a bill to extend the Highway Department's retirement plan to all employes. As now set up employes making less than $2,400 a year are not required to participate although they may do so if they wish. Last midnight was the deadline for the governor to approve or veto bills passed by the 1955 General Assembly. By that time, he had vetoed 76 measures and signed 429 others into law. This was 146 loss than became lav/ two years ago. If he had failed to act on any bill it would have become law without his signature but members of the governor's staff said that he approved or rejected every measure sent to him by the Legislature. Greene County Tech High Drops Ten Teachers Joseph Pulitzer | Dies Suddenly ST. LOUIS UP) -Joseph Pulitzer, ! editor and publisher of the SL1 Louis Po-st-Dispatch, died about midnight ircm a ruptured blood, vessel of the abdomen. He was 101 years old. I The announcement of his death j was made today by his son Josepn j Pulitzer III. | Death came unexpectedly. Only i Tuesday night he had attended an j annual gridiron dinner of the St. i Lt-uis Advertising Club. He was at j his office yesterday, working at his j d:sk throughout the day and leav- , ing at his usual time. i He became ill at about 9:30 p. m. j was rushed to Barnes Hospital where he died around midnight. Geese to Aid Defense Work KINGSVILLE, Ont. W f — The Canadian Defense Research Beard has enlisted flocks of in a northern defense study—known as Exercise Weed Duck. The experts hope to learn v.-hat birds do to radar screens. The geese are flushed every afternoon from the Jack Milner bird sanctuary north of here. They head south toward Lake Erie, across a radar beam. Teams of observers report by walkie talkie to radar centers in the area on the progress of the flight while scientists study the screens. Photographs and technical data gathered in the weeklong study will be tabulated and assess- Ike Signs Bill Extending Excise Taxes WASHINGTON MPj—TTijere will be no excise tax cuts tomorrow, and corporations will continue to pay income taxes a I the rate of 52 per cent. The House completed congressional action, and President Eisenhower signed into law last night, a bill which continues both at their present rates until April 1, 1956. They had been scheduled to drop at midnight tonight. The House voted 386-8 to pass the tax extension bill without the $20- a-person income tax cut which it had written into the measure earlier by a 210-205 vote. The Senate rejected the tax cut, and a conference committee agreed to eliminate it. All eight negative votes in the House were cast by Democrats. 'Ole Man River Is'Bank Full' MEMPHIS UP) _ The Mississippi River, for the first time in three jcars was running bank full at Memphis today. The gauge read 34.6 a bit over "flood stage." Although 34 is the technical flood stage, only unprotected barrow pits and low fields are exposed until the river rises several feet higher. The Mississippi fell well below zero on the Memphis gauge lasi Censor Suit Planned MEMPHIS W — Columbia Plo- tures Corp., said today it will flit suit against the Memphis Board of Censors seeking reversal of the board's ban on tjne film "Bamboo Prison." year. It has been brought back ta JuU Ki/.e by rain-swollen tributaries upstream—notably the Ohio River. The last time the Mississippi was bank full on the gauge here was la 1852. It crested at 33.1 on April 1. Another Dreifus Scoop! PARAGOULD. Ark. — Ten 1 teachers have been dropped from , County .Tech High School! an effort to balance the: 66 7-8 Greene here ir budget. Supt. Loyd Howell said the reduction was necessary because >)f local assessment reduction of cut of $218 per teacher st?te {iid, and because s needed for the ninth month of school. VIET NAM (Continued from Page 1) Hauling Charges Cost Truckers Once again illegal hauling tactics; ceil truckers a large sum of money I in Municipal Court today. j For such charges as hauling with-out, proper permits, hauling: with false permits and no identl-1 fication the truckers paid out a total of S~:5. I Marion Ferrel forfeited a $125. bond on charges of hauling under j Rayford McGuirt. Percy Brown forfeited a $125 bond one larger of hauling for hire without a permit. Stone Trucks Inc. forfeited a $250 Civil Workers Union PITTSBURGH t&i — The CIO Government and Civic Employes Organizing Committee has started a drive to unionize 250.000 municipal, state and federal employes in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, New York and Michigan. Three Wrecks, No Injuries Three wrecks were reported by • city pc.V.ce today but, no injuries ] were lilted. | In an accident occurring at Hoi- j !y and M?.discn. a car driven by j ; Leonard E. Griffin, 515 Madison, j : and a vehicle driven by William : ; Ellis of 1321 Holly Street collided.; The from end of the Griffin car was severely damaged and the left; ; fender of the Ellis vehicle received • j minor damages. j | In a collision at Clark and Pat-; 1 terson involving a car driven by. : Willie Clark. 1029 Knowles and. one : | driven by Beulah Hargett, 1710 W.; | Hearn, the left front fender, the ; '•• bead arid radiator of the CJark ve-j ; hide were damaged heavily and the! left rear fender of the Hargett car ' was damaged. , , j On Highway 18, a two-ton truck. and a car collided with no one hurt. The car was driven by Don Washington of 601 Boone and the. truck was driven by Milburn Flow-, crs of 1101 McHaney Road. I The spare tire and the bumper o the car were damaged. FOLDING Snack Table ES FOLDS FLAT Hsndy T.V. companion holds snacks and drinks ... a must when guests pop in. Handsome, handy serving tray snaps on to uTought iron legs with metal clips. Biack with colorful gold arid rose design. 23" high. ! After Cease Fire Incomes Increase LONDON C/P*—Personal in Britain rose 6 per csnt 1 from 38^i to 40'2 billion. I incomes ast year. Nearly 400 types of cheese are produced in the United States use one half of the shell of a siant clam as a bathtub. LONDON f/Pt—Foreign Secretary Anth'ony Eden told the House of Commons yesterday Britain is "persevering in its endeavors" to arrange a Formosa cease-fire. He said compromise efforts were based upon Chinese withdrawal from..the offshore islands and an • agreement to settle Formosa's fu' ture by peaceful means. controlled large sections of South 1 b om j O n charges of hauling for h!r6 Viet Nam. Twice this week their ! without a permit and htuling with leaders cabled Viet Nam chief of! a fjcticious bill of lading, r.tate Bao Dai, now living on the | The return Loads Bureau French Riviera, asking that he fire Diem and turn ment over to them. the govern- and Frigidways Inc. each forfeited bond cf $50 on chorgc-s of hauling without any identification. Colorado was admitted to Union Aug. 1, 1876. the |£ you are a new '' resident; if you are dissatis- !T fied; If ,,. If ,v If it' quality; s service; s cleaning; Try "400" Cleaning at City Dry Cleaners Free Delivery Ph. 3-3107 414 E. Main -NOTICE- GARBAGE OR SANITATION FEES which are paid quarterly arc due April Isl. The payment of these fees is necessary so this essential service may he carried on as there arc no other taxes or fees collected to pay this cost. The rate is 75 cents per month on residences, payable quarterly which is $2.25, and there is no other fee paid for which you get so much direct benefit. Please co-operate by paying promptly in City Clerk's Office, City Hall. This is your City—Help Us Keep it Clean. For Service Dial 2-2282 City of Blytheville HOTEL NOBLE BUILDING Special Sale! Peter Pan Strapless Hidden Treasure and Freedom Ring RASSiERES Reduced From $5.00 to —All Soles Cash— Friday and Saturday Only! The Finest USED TRACTORS Are Traded in on the NEW FORD 600 and 800 TRACTORS You Can Buy Them At Bargain Prices-Easy Terms At SNOW TRACTOR CO. 112 N. Franklin Phon* 3-8951 W°A wear

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