The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 3, 1955 · Page 2
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TUESDAY, MAT 8, 1958 (ARK.) COURIER PAGEFIVI Will Ike's Feeling Of Easing Tension Prove a Dud, Too? By JAMES MARLOW Associated Press News Analyii WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidents Truman and Eisen hower both reached a point in their White House stay when things began to look a little better to them around the world. Truman guessed wrong, and remained iii office long enough to find it out. Eisenhower has 21 months of his term left. That should be long enough to tell whether his present careful opt! ffilsm is justified. When Truman faced reporter: April 13, 1950, he had been in office five years and: one day. fr those five years, in which th wartime allies had split and th cold war had begun, this countr: had taken a number of steps to itop the spread of communism It had armed Greece and Tur key; it had created the Marshall Plan to get Western Europe back on its feet and it was succeeding; and it helped set up the North Atlantic Alliance. But It Spread Bui communism had spread nevertheless: after taking over th satellites, the Communists "got Czechoslovakia and the Chinese Prayer Room In Capitol Proves Valuable WASHINGTON \Jfi — The quietest room in the Capitol has been increasingly valuable to members of Congress, its sponsors said yesterday. The room is a small, softly lighted, resti'uHy decorated nook just off the capitol rotunda, halfway between the House and Senate chambers. It was opened in March for private prayer and meditation by members of Congress only. While scores of tourists often chatter and mill about a few yards attay, lawmakers may retreat through the double doors to a hushed interval alone, a break In the pressures of politics and legislative action. Rep. Hays, one of the sponsors of the project, said today it is too early for an adequate appraisal but the reaction so far has been "very wonderful." In the first week, he said, there were about 75 visits to the room. Others estimate an average of 10 visits a day since then. Hays said he was confident "the practice will grow as more and more members of the House and Senate become accustomed to the idea." SKIPPER OF GIANT - Capt Roy Lee Johnson has been named skipper of the Navy's super aircraft carrier, the USS Forrestal. He is a decorated World War II air officer or the carrier USS Hornet. The Forrestal is scheduled to be commissioned next fall Communists, late in 1949, took ov China. Nevertheless, the Truman ad ministration was cutting down its military spending and on April "* 1950, the President told newsm— the prospects for peace looked bet ter than at any time since th cold war started in 1946. Then in June the United State was in war in Korea and remaine< in war for the rest of 'Truman' term. The Eisenhower administrator explaining its increased reliance o: new weapons, is cutting down th size of the armed forces although Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway, Arm: chief of staff, has taken a gloom: view of Army reductions. On military spending Truma: and Eisenhower faced the sam problem: the country couldn't al ford to stay fully mobilized indeflr itely. Both men sought a middl ground. "On Upswing;" Last week Eisenhower told news conference, "I confess I hav a feeling that things are on th upswing." But he said he coult take every single favorable- poln and balance it by something tha doesn't look too favorable. Eisenhower had obtained a trucf in Korea so there was no wai now And as hopeful signs o peace—perhaps—he noted Russia';, expressed willingness to sign an Austrian peace treaty and the growing confidence around th( world in this country's peacefu intentions. In addition the Red Chinese havi suggested talks to "relax tension.' Turning this picture around, El .ienhow ; er mentioned events whicl may mean serious trouble: the Red Chinese air power buildup op posite Formosa; the trouble ir South Vet Nam. Mayb Eisenhower's "feeling about "things on the upswing" wil turn out better than Truman's op timism about peace. Maybe. Three-Year-Old Flunks First Driving Lesson KALAMAZOO, Mich. (If)— Three- year-old Chuck Taylor has taken his first driving lesson. He flunked. Chuck, bubbling with confidence climbed into a car owned by James Palmore. He began playing with the levers. "iBOk, it goes by itself," he shouted. H did too—50 feet backward into a parked car. Unhurt, but the cause of a $75 wreck, Chuck was retired to his tricycle. Memphion Talks To Wilson HS WILSON—Dr. Donald Henning rector of Calvery Episcopal Church in Memphis, addressed Wilson High School's assembly Fri day. He spoke on characteristics which successful people have common. He listed them as personally, integrity, a trained mind, self-dis cipline and selfless service without thought of compensation. New Method DAYTON, Ohio (.¥) — Fifteen- year-old Allan Herman has a new method of fishing. He scooped four-pound, 19-inch largemouth bass yesterday from a water-fiUed gravel pit with a bucket. FOLGERS Full Flavor Instant Coffee Now on Sale At The Following Stores: Hoys Super Market Richardson's Super Market Safeway Stores Kroger'l Mays Suptr Market Eberdt's Grocery Simon's Grocery Pickard'i Grocery 4V Mkt. \ Freeman's Market Huey & Son Grocery Cecil Lowe's Grocery HAITI- ROVAI/TY — Duke and Duchess of Hayti High School are Byron Tinsley nrd Joyce Booles. They'll represent the school at the Memphis Cotton Carnival. (Photo by Sanders) Caruthersville News By ROVNT t AND IKS Bill Pack, who has been & radio operator ai the shprifl'8 office for over two years, was replaced Sunday by Bob Gatewood, who will be graduated from Caruthersville High School next week. Mr. Pack plans to operate a bulldozer on a derrick bout which will travel from Tomato, Ark., to Vicksburg. Miss. Howevor, Ills family will remain living here and he will come home about twice a month. Daily Vacaiiou Bible School will be. held from May 3(1 to June 10 at First Christiun Church, nccorrting to Rev. J. L. Sennet t, pastor. He said the theme, ol the classes will be "Heroes of the Cross." Noel Thompson was elected president of the CaruthersviHe Lions Club Wednesday. Other new officers, who will take over in. June, are Hayes Melton, secretary - treasurer; Marvin Collins, first vice-president; John Chilton, second vice - president; John Dale, third vice-president; R. L. Ward, lion tamer; McCurry Meyer, tail twister. Newly elected members of the board of directors who will serve one-year terms are Wally Geiger and Marcus Lauck. New members of the board who will serve two-year terms are Roy Ainsworth and Carl Bird. Open house at Cartlinerivilie High. School wiU begin at 7:30 Tuesday night, according to Principal Edward .Shelton. He said Mr*. Dwlght Moodie 1* general chairman of the project. Although there not be n formal program, rooms will be open witn work on display and refreshments will be served in the home economics room. Open house at the elementary school buildings was held Friday and the liut P. T. A. meeting of _ the year w*s held on that day at j the old elementary school buildiiiK. The main speaker WHS Mrs. Irene Hazel, art instructor at the high school. ic here on a 24-day leave, visiting his mother, Mrs. Dorothy Thompson, leave May 9 for i\ three-year stay in Landaburg, Germany. Atnmm 2,'c Richard ' Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Luther Johnson, is hero on a 3tt-dtiy leave and will loavc May 22 for England. Miw Henrietta Ohrlitian .formerly of Caruthersville, wu married recently to Richard Bennett in Kansas City, Mo- Mrs. Irene Aquino J* exepecUd tft return home this week\ After hw recent dismissal from a Memphis hospital, she has been tUying in Memphis in the home of her d«M- Khter, Mrs. Howard Clough. . The monthly meeting; of Cub Scout Pack 191 wa« held Monday evening of last week in the basement of the Presbyterian i-huren. H \\ns decided at this meeting that awards ceremonies will bt! conducted during lite Cubs' picnic at city park May 33.. New officers of th* Wot nan's Club are Mrs. Delbert Harper, president; Mrs. Gerard Caliihan, tirsl vioc-prosldonl; Mrs. H. P. Thweat. second vice-president K Mrs. Duran Essary, recording secretary; Mrs. Edward James, treasurer. Mrs, J. A. VIckrey at HHj'ti is « patient at the Baptist Hospital in Memphis. She Is reported in satisfactory condition and is exepected to return home this woek, Mr. and, Mrs. Billy Jack Davis of Caruthersville spent the weekend in West Memphis, visiting* with Mi-, and Mrs. Ted Richards and tamlly. Irman 2/c Thomas F. Thompson State Income Tax Payments Up But Corporation Taxes Are Down LITTLE ROCK -<fl — Individual state income taxes have been boosted by around $158,000 this year, but corporation tax returns have fallen off nearly that much. Net result is an overall increase of about $5,700 in total payments for the first four months of 1955 compared to the first four months of 1954. Roby Bcarden, head of the State Revenue Department's income tux division, said he attached no particular significance to the decline in corporation taxes. * He said he believed that by the May 15 deadline, the corporation total probably will be approximately the equivalent sf last year's. Through April 30. a total of $1.249,167 had been paid on 18,922 individual returns. The corresponding figure through April 30. 1954, was $1,081,150 on 16.55U returns. This year there have been 924 corporation returns for $772,310. Last year, J r 092 returns were filed through April 30 for a total of 5924,553. Overall, the number- of returns, both . individual mid corporation, has gone up from 17,587 and the grand total from $2,015,704 to $2,021,744. Picking Tulips Is Expensive " HOLLAND, Mich. (A>,— The fine for picking tulips along Holland's famous Tulip Lane is $5 per flower. At that rate Charles D. Bedrin- ger, 20, and Dean Soyring, 20, both of Gary. Tnd.. would Imvc owed the city something- like $3,000. State police found more than 600 tulips stuffed into their car. when they were stopped near New Buffalo for speeding. Municipal Judge CornelJus Van- j der Muelen fined them $104 each I plus costs yesterday and sentenced them to 30 days in jail on a charge of malicious destruction of flowers. ANNOUNCING THE RESUMPTION Of THE MANUFACTURE OF THE SUPER "D", "SO" AND "D" GIBSON TRACTORS UNSURPASSED fOR SUBURBAN USt HNGERTOUCH CONTROL Of IMPLEMENTS • DEVELOPS I H.P. • EASY STEERINC • LOW PRICED • 1000 USES Tractors, Implements, and Replacement Parts for old Gibson Tractors Now Available. 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