The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 12, 1951 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 12, 1951
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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, IWtt BLTTHETTLLE (AUK.) CXAIKfltK WlTff PACSTTT1 'Ike' Must Seek GOP Post, Ferguson Says WASHINGTON, Dec. 12. (&l — Senator Ferguson (R-Mlch) said today he doesn't think Gen. Dwight D. Elsenhower can get the 1952 Republican Presidential nomination unless he seeks it openly. The Michigan senator, who hasn't taken sides In the Presidential contest, told reporters he has the Impression that Eisenhowerj would be "available" but doesn't believe that Ls enough, I "I think Eisenhower would accept the nomination but T don't believe he can get it without running for it," Ferguson commented. Asked case, he replied: "Senator Taft (R-Ohio)." Ferguson's comments came after Senator Russell (D-Ga) told a news conference yesterday It will be a "major miracle" if all the difficulties confronting Ihe North Atlantic Treaty Organization now commanded by Eisenhower can be Ironed out In the next ten or twelve months. Remarking that Eisenhower is "doing a great Job" &i the NATO chief, the Georgia senator said he doesn't know "any other man In the tree world who could hold the thing together as he Ls doing." Rus- who the nominee would be in that, sell just returned from Europe. Town Gets Jitters over Convict ELL1COTT CITY. Md., Dec. 12. <JP>— Definite identification today of George P. Ross as the man hunted by a 100-man posse added to the jitters of this staid old Baltimore suburb where the dapper, scar-faced murder-suspect has evaded police for more than 24 hours. The small "army" of police aided by five planes failed yesterday to flush the 27-year-old ex-convict from the woods and underbrush where he Is believed to be hidden. Cleveland police want, the California hoodlum, who wears a shoulder holster like a fancy movie thug, for the killin? of Patrolman Forney L-. Haas. He's wanted on other charges In San Francisco and Seattle. Byrnes Urges Resignation of J. H. McGrath WASHINGTON, Dec. 12. (ff) — Resignation of J. Howard McGrath a s attorney general was demanded today by Representative Byrnes <R-Wls), member of a congressional committee holding hearings on tax scandals. • When the committee met today, Byrnes handed reporters & prepared statement which said: McOrath should be immediately replaced by an attorney general who Is willing and able to assume responsibility lor the proper operation of the Justice Department. The attorney general's testimony before Ihe subcommittee yesterday revealed that he is either unwilling or incapable of providing the kind of leadership nece.ssary to restore the confidence of Ihe American people in our principal law-enforcement agency/ 1 Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton Open Hleh Low Dec 4275 4275 4210 Mch 4227 4228 4200 May 4200 4227 4115 Jtl! 4136 4110 4113 N. O. Cotton Open High Low . 4248 4250 4231 . 4222 4247 41% . 4202 4223 4173 . 4134 4110 4109 Ottwries Mrs. Polly Gann Dies Here at 81 COUNCIL AT DISARMAMENT TALKS- New Minister of State Selwyn Lloyd, above, represents Great Britain on a* Big Four subcommittee holding secret meetings in Paris to set up a 12-nation disarmament program. Others of the subcommittee are Philip Jessup, U. S.; Foreign Minister Vishinsky, Russia, nnd Jules Moch of France. Vishinsky Tells Hopes East, West Can Agree More PARIS, Dec. 12, UPi—Russia's Andrei Y. Vishinsky said today that agreements reached during secret ^ v Big Four arms talks held out hopes of still further agreement between East and West. But the Western powers, in a joint, statement, said they were "rather disappointed" in the tone of his speech. Vishinsky told the United Nations Political Committee that since the Bi£ Four had agreed to set up a new disarmament commission, "it enhances our hopes" that the rival camps could agree on other issues elso. C. OF C. Man Plunges into River From Back of Truck An unidentified white man plunged from the back of a truck driven by C. B. Smith of Wilson as it was crossing the Memphis and Arkansas Bridge last night and disappeared into the Alississippi River. An Associated Press story quoted Memphis Assistant Police Chief James MacDonald as saying the report of the incident came from occupants of the cotton pickers truck driven by Mr. Smith. Mr. Smith said the man had disappeared in the muddy water by M the time he reached" the railing. I* The Coast- Guard tried without success to find' the body, -.•' - ' - • (Continued from Page 1) with 13 hold-over members of the board at 2:30 pjn. tomorrow to elect 1952 Chamber or Commerce officers. Retiring Directors Outgoing members of the board, who could not succeed themselves, were J. W. Adams, Kendall Berry. Jimmie Edwards, Dr. J. C. Guard, Harry A. Haines, G. G. Hubbard. Jr., Dale S. Briggs (appointed for the unexpired term of W. F. Mc- Danlels, who resigned), fjoiiis O. Nash. W. H. Pease, Harold Sudbury, Jesse Taylor and Mr. Huffman. Hold-over directors, elected for the 1951-52 term, are Toler Buchanan, H. C. Bush, Alvin Hardy, Harry Kirby. Max Logan, Frank NeUon, Charles Ray Newcomb, Dr. W. T. Rainwater, James Roy, James Terry, W. D. Chamblin, Ben Mac White and B. B. Hays. Mr. Hays has been president of the Chamber in 1951. Mr. Sudbury has been first vice-president, Mr. Newcomb second vice-president, (Continued from Page I) signs at the following intersections: Cherry and Walker, northwest corner; Promised Land Road and Northeast Parkway, southwest; East Main Street and Promised Land Road, northeast; East Main and Walker Boulevard, northeast; Walker Boulevard and Parkway Drive, southwest- and northeast; Cherry and Holland, northwest: Northwest ' Parkway and Holland Street, northeast and southwest; Ash and Lilly, southwest. Ordinance Required This must be put in the form of an ordinance for the Council's consideration, In the move to re-purchase part of Tom Little Playground. Mr. Lil-- tle offered the city $300 for the 42 foot wide corner. Wilson PTA Will Hold Monthly Meet Tomorrow _WILSON, Dec. 12—The December meeting of the Wilson Parent- Teachers Association will be held tomorrow afternoon instead o/ the regular meeting day date, Dec. 20 Mrs. Charles Leftwicli, president said the change was made because schools will be dismissed lor the holidays Dec. 19. The meeting wil be held in the ychool auditorium and will begin at 3 p.m. strip in the northeast and Mr. Tern', treasurer. Besides the installation of new- directors and election of officers, the meeting tomorrow will hear the audit report for 1951. Manager Worth Holder said this morning, SHOPPING DAYS TO CHRISTMAS With the Courts Chancery: V. B. Keitii vs. Henry Backstrom, ct al, foreclosure. "This area is used relatively little as [he playground." Mr. Little said, "and T have had the land appraised at from $600 to $1 000. I would offer $800 for the lot" Committee Named Mayor Henderson, at the Council's suggestion, appointed Aldermen Nash and Nabers to meet with Mr. Little and Marcus Evrard, h]S attorney, to present an ordinance for consideration at the Dec. 20 meeting. Mr. Little explained that the area is wanted to extend the Kroger parking lot. The operating statement lor September showed $540.50 in the general fund and both the street and parking meter funds depleted. Revenues were listed at $40.619.41 while expenditures totaled $16,952.14 Accounts payable were listed at 85,20150. County millage brought In the most- revenue last month with $33,129.51. Other revenues were as follows: privilege licenses, S788; ve hide licenses. So; police and counts fines, $3,176.40; civil costs, 120.25 engineering department receipts Hearing Is Continued In Drunk Driving Case Hearing for Edward A. McElwain of Kirkvi-oorl. Mo., on a charge o driving while under the influcnci of liquor was continued until Sat urday in Municipal Court thi; morning. He was arrested last nigh by State Police. SI79.50; state revenue office ien' S20; F.H.A. office rent, $25; an sanitation receipts, $2.494. Expenditures by department wer Street Department. $5,233.50; Polic Department, $3,10698; Municipa Court, $45.84; Sanitation Depart ment. 12S13.61; Fire Depaitmen $3.220.41; and general and adminis trative, 42,495.4B. The monthly statement for Mu nlcipal Airport showed revenues $1.888.94 of which $1,330.44 was fron rentals, $83.50 from equipment sale and $555. miscellaneous. ExpendtUsres totaled S5.50J.49 which $3,280 was for salaries an wages. Cash on hand was listed at S14 275.31. Accounts payable totaled $1 59204. Alley OOP has a. pistol in his face. But. what's holding you up? With only 10 sli i>ing days left, you bad better h.ioot down to the stores right away. MOX Phone 4621 Shnw Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sal.-Sun. 1:00 Always a Double Feature Last Times Today f I Firinunt fiilsx —Plus- Thursday & Friday Double Feature l:m 4275 4216 1:30 424S 4241 4215 4159 oybeans High 307 305 l i 305'. 303', Low 303 H 302 302' 301 Close 306 'i .105 303 York Stocks 1:30 p.m. quotations: T and T 158 3-4 mer Tobacco 605-8 naconda Copper 493-4 elh Steel . 58 3-D j hryslcr C3 1-2 oca-Cola 100 3-4 Electric 57 3en Motors 515-8 loiitgoinery Ward 63 5-8 Y Central 18 3-4 nl Harvester 34 1-2 C. Penney 60 1-4 lepublic Steel 41 1-4 Radio 23 1-2 ocony Vacuum . .". 34 5-8 Standard of N J 11 1-4 Texas Corp 55 1-2 sears 55 7-8 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111.. Dec. 12. If i— (USDA)—Hogs 13.0DO; rade active; barrows and gilts teady to 15 lower than Tuesday; most decline centering on weights ver 230 Ibs; sows 25 to spots 50 ower; stags and boars unchanged; bulk choice 180-220 Ibs 18.50-60; about two loads choice No. 1's 1865; noat sales 230-240 Ibs 18.35-40; 250270 Ibs 17.85-18.10; scattering 270- Ibs 17.35-85; few 280-325 Ibs 16.50-17.35 including one load 327 Ibs at 16.50; bulk 150-170 Ibs 17.50- 1SSO; 110-140 Ibs 15.50-17.00; sows 400 Ibs down 15.00-15: heavier sows 1300-14.75; staes 13.00-15.00; boars 11.50-13.50. Cattle 2.500: calves 700; general trading very slow; few steers and heifers barely steady but most bids unevenly lower; few cows about Services for Mrs. Polly Ann Gann, who died at a hospital here tliis morning, will be conducted at 3 p.m. tomorrow at the Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. P. H 4162 Jernlgan and the Rev. George McGhehey officiating. The 81-yeaJ-old. -woman lived Clear Lake Road. She had been 11 for about a month. She leaves five sons. Tolly Gann, Buddy Gann. Paul Oann, Eurl Gann anrt H. B. Gann, all nf Bly- thevillc; and three daughters, Mrs. James Carter nnd Mira Ida Gann, bath ol Blyiheville, anrl Mrs. Maggie Msrris of Helena. Ark. Pallbearers will he her grandsons, Harolrt Ciami, Billy Gann, James Carter, J. E. Gann, Merlin Gann, and Karl Gann, Jr. Burial will be ill Elrmvnod Cemetery with Cobb Funeral Home in charge. CEASE-FIRE Miss Billy Stanley D r es in LitHc Reck Services for Miss Billy Jean TRIPS REDS—Maurice Boyz- cmn, 10, of Montreal, Canada, above, quit the Boy Scouts when he was 15 lo join the Communist Party as nn undercover agent. Maurice, a detective's son, is credited with helping authorises to cripple Canada's Red movement* (Continued from Fact 1) reok the 16-day deadlock onr how o supervise the truce. The Reds sala the u. N. concessions "were insufficient," the Allied ommunlque reported, but agreed o study the offer. The Allied proposal conditionally accepted the Red idea of teami at icutrals supervising the truce, and also agreed to withdraw from «om» Elands off the N'orth Korean cout. The U. N. would keep It* troop* islands more than three mile* from shore, and withdraw from ;hof,e closer inshore. Lions Shown Pictures Of World Scout Meet Cs!<in Czt-schln yesterday showed the Blytheville Lions Cluli pictures Stanley, 401 South Franklin, will be I of the Boy Scout World Jamboree conducted at 2 p m. tomorrow at' the Assembly of God Church with the Rev. J. C. Dickinson officiating. Miss Stanley, the IS-j-car-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wilburn Stanley, died yesterday In a Little Reck hospital. Besides her two brothers. parents she leaves J. T. Stanley and Allen Stanley, both of Dlythevllle: and one sister. Mrs. Mnble Hamilton of Detroit. Mich. Burial will be in Dogwooci Cemetery with Cobn Funeral Home in charge. steady with yesterday's late decline but bulk still unsold; bulls steady; vealers 1.00 lower; short load high choice steers 3550; few good heifers 30.00-32.00; utility and commercial cows 21.50-25.00; canners and cutters 16.50-21.00. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. held in Austria last summer. Caivin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Czeschih, is an Eagto Scout and attended the Jamboree. NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun, Phone 58 Wednesday & Thursday "SHOW BOAT" Kalliryn Grayson Howard Keel Wednesday <& Thursday "Flight to Mars' Marguerite Chapman Cameron Mitchell Also News & Shorts Friday "DOUBLE CROSS BONES" Donald O'Connor SO MANY LITTLE CHILDHOOD ILLS STRIKE AT NIGHT! That's why eo m*ny m«xSera mothers keep St. Josf ph Aspirin For Children hindj, icidy for emergencies, lit puce or*H£e flavor mains it pleasant to Idee. 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