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TACB TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW! FRIDAY, JANUARY 4, 1962 Tug Makes 5 Vain Passes at Enterprise Brave Captain ' May Be Taken From Vessel LONDON (AP)—A U. S. desiroy- «r reported l»t« today « rescue tug had made five vatn tries, In worsening weather, la get R towllne to Capt. Kurt Curlsen and his crippled freighter Plying Eenterprise. The message, followed hours of silence from the destroyer — the John W. Weeks—which earlier had reported It might Uke Carlson ofr hl» wallowing vessel "sometime today." The Weeks i* standing by the frei*ht*r and the rescue left turmoil about 300 miles west of Bug land's southern tip. Second Message Received Its second message of the day was timed off at 11 n.m., 5 a.m. CST, but nld not rcnch U. S. Nav at headquarters In London until nearly < p.m. It said: "Weather conditions worsening. Wind'southwest, force 22-27 knots, se» moderate to rough, sky overcast. Intermittent rain stiimlls, barometer 29.92 steady. "Flying Enterprise now on northwest heading and taking seas on. the exposed main deck and deckhouse. Five Passes Marie "Tug Turmoil has made five unsuccessful attempts to pass messenger line to Capt. Carlson in the bow and Is now going to try nut- ting a line over the stern." The Weeks qnve no explanation of its earlier report that it might take Carlsen off the cracked, listing ship where he has been defying storrn-tossed seas alone since last Saturday. Meanwhile the British government weather forecasting service reported H 3 p.m that it had issued gale warnings' for the vicinity of .the Flying Enterprise. Gale Imperils Operation Gate winds — which have velocity of around 50 miles an hour— obviously would seriously imperil both the Turmoil's rescue operation and crippled freighter Itself. "It's a tough job and I expect nil men aboard have got their hands full." a spokesman told reporters. Until the Weeks sent Carlson some magazines, last night his only reading matter was a book tilted "The Law of the Seaman," which ' he must now know by heart. There was no official word that the Turmoil hftd put R towline -aboard. At hoon^an official of the company that owns the tug said "we have received no further signal from the Turmoil since early this morning. We do not know yet whether the towlines have been passed between . the ships." Obituaries TO SKKK LEGISLATIVE SEAT —Carl E. Hendr.x of Horatio, Ark., a banker and lumberman, has Announced thnt he would be f\ candidate for Scvler County representative this year, according to nn Associated Press report today. (AP Photo). Southeast Missouri trugglet to Fret from 'Freeze' Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton Mnr . May . July . Oct . Open High Low 4176 4223 4176 4161 4210 4160 4035 4151 4005 3353 3007 3863 N. O. Cotton Mar . May July . Oct . Open High Low 4182 4227 4182 4101 4210 4101 , 4101 4152 4101 3B78 3905 3878 1:15 4217 4202 4145 3801 1:15 4223 4206 4147 Soybeans ICE STORM (Continued from Page 1) Calico Rock, Cave City, Mountain View, Cushtnan and Melbourne. Batesvilit, the largp.it city in the area, wasn't affected. Industries, without .electricity included the Bale-wUle Y/Wte Lime plant in Independence County; the ArkariMR UmeAtone Co,, and the Silicm Products Co., both near Outn, Ark. HarritoR Homm "l>»Tk M A few homes In Harrison also were without electricity becnuse a break In the power lines. Th« Southwestern Bell Telephone Company today reported 96 circuits had failed in north Arkansn: leaving r 17 communities wlthoui cornmunicationa. They are: Eureka Spring*, DecaUir, Maya ville, Sulphur Springs, Stloam Spring*, Berryville, Green Forrest, Alplna, Harrison, Yellvllle, Plippin, Cotter, Mountain Home, Everton, Marsh ill, Leslie and Shirley. Spokesmen for the company said the services should be restored by tomorrow, barring another i c e «torm. High ,.236 203 IS , 292',4 . 291IV IjOW 205 21) Mi 291 1 4 289 M George Caldwell Dies; Services To Be Tomorrow George Presley Caldwell. 72. died yesterday atlemoon shortly aller arrival at Walls Hospital and .services will be conducted tomorrow at Number Nine nnptlsl Church. The Rev. Eugene ScliulU will officiate at the cervices to be al 2:30, A resident of the slate lint community, Mr. Cnlrhvell was a farmer. Survivors Include his wife. Mrs. Aon Calclweil; four sons, fvy Catd- well. Horace Caldwell, and Kelly Caldwell, all of Blytheville. and Carnue Caldwell of Pocnhonlas; two riaiiRhters, Mrs. E. J. Northcutt of Blytheville, and Mrs. Grady John son of Steele; anil two brothers Wesley Caldwell of Mountain Pine Ark., and Henry Caldwell ot Alpine Ark. Holl Funeral Home Is In charge . • « Rites Tomorrow For C. H. May Services for C. H. May, retired farmer who died yesterday at a niylhevllle hospital, will be con ducted tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. a CM vary Baptist church with thi Rev. P. H. Jcmlgnn ofTtciuting. Pallbcurers will be Archie Ed wards, D. C, Hill, O. R. Crnnford Merrill Walker, Floyd Barker, an .cecc Moore, Holt Funeral Horn s In charge. * • • : ormer Resident Dies Mrs. A. D, Morrison, who lived I Armorel Rlioul 12 or 15 years ,yo, died at her home in Lllbourn md services will be conducted there itindny. Mrs. Morrison had been III about , year. 293% 293", 2D2 1 -! 2(10 T; New York Stocks 155 63 1-B 51 61 5-8 70 3-4 103 1-2 59 S-B 51 7-H 66 1-8 35 1-8 69 41 3-4 24 1-8 3S 34 76 S-J 55 5-J 50 S-l . 40 S-l 03 1- A T and T Amor Tobacco . Anaconda Copper . ... Belli Steel ihrysler focn-Coin Gen Electric en Motors N Y Centrnl Int Harvester J. O. Peiinoy Republic Steel Rsdio Socouy Vacuum , SUidebflker Stnndnrd of N J ' TCXKS Corp Senrs U S Steel Soil. Pnc Livestock— CHICAGO r/V| — (TJSDA) _ Hojf 15.000; butchers steady to 15 cent lower: sows steady; bulk butcher 170-220 11) 1850-85; 230-270 Ib 17.60 18.50; 280-320 Ib 17.00-17.50; sov, 14.00-16.50. Cattle, 1.500; calves 300; steers steady: cows .steady to 50 cenfs lower; Inills steady lo weak; vealers steady to 1.00 or more lower; load prime 1,039 Ib yearling -steers 38.25; two loads low-prime 1.150 Ib 37.00; few good and choice steers 31,5035.00; commercial and good heifers 26.00-32.00; utility to sood bulls 26.00-30.00; commercial to prime vealors 28.00-37.00. POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. 1/Pt— South- •Rsl Missouri struggled today to free tself of an fee storm which was worsened considerably last ni«ht in no*t areas by a heavy rainfall. The 1.75 Inch rain /row on power nd telephone lines ami trees, breaking more and more of the ice loaded wires nnd jutdlnj? to the Job ol restoring service to many blanked out communities. Tree crashed down all over (he area. The temperature remained near he frccxlng point, Highway conditions have improved wilh the rain washing wlmt ice previously had formed on the pavemenU. The Southwestern Bell Telephone Company today sent mobile units to Campbell, Maiden and Dexter to give emergency telephone -service through the company's transmitter tower here. Missco Negro Given Prison Term Reduction Osa t*e Harris, Negro of Missis sippi County, was one of the t\vo penitentiary convicts whose sentences were commuted by Gov. ernor McMath yesterday. The Negro was sentenced to 21 Vinson to Push Pay Boost Bill High Priority Seen For Measure Raising Armed Services' Wages WASHINGTON #»j — Legislation giving all members ol the armed forces a 10 per cent increase ma> get a high priority in the session of Congress convening next Tuesday Chairman Vinson fD-GaVof the Hou.se Armed Services Committee tolc' newsmen today he has asked the Rules Committee to give the inen.sure prompt clearance so it an be acted on .immediately. Rill His Approval The bill already has been approved by Vinson's committee by unanimous- vote and there i.s no foresee able major opposition in the House The increase would be given to everyone ii; uniform, from the low cst-ranking private to the highes encral, R would apply not onl; to pay but also Lo subsistence anr :ers allowances. It would no be retroactive. Retired Men to Benefit Retired service personnel alsc would receive the increase. Vlnson's committee has cstfrnat cd the annual co.st of the bill 800 million dollars. H said the increase."! are neces ary to meet cost-of-living boost that have occurred since 1949 when the last general pay raise for 7 Persons Held n 'Dope' Raid SAN ANTONIO Tex. (AP) — Agents of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, aided by local officers, rrcsted seven persons last night in tlanned rald^ on dope peddlers. Agent W. H Cook said the raid was part of a .simultaneous crackdown by narcotics agent* In major cities in the United States where there was trade In illicit drugs. years In 1942 on a charge of second degree umrrler. Yesterday Oov. McMath reduced the sentence to 13 years. Churchill Can Get 'A-Bomb Say' On British Bases, U.S. Reports WASHINGTON (AP) — Winston of World War III. U.N. service personnel granted. Gamblers Taxed $1,025 LITTLE ROCK HP) — Arkansas gamblers paid £1.025.50 in federal Rene! Couriei News Classified Ads tax PS in December. (Continued rrom Page 1) ioi. u'lieu an armistice is reached in Korea. Vishlnsky mentioned Southeast Asia as a possible trouble spot yesterday and some U. N observer's thought this had omfn-! ous overtones. Libya Seeks Membership 2. The new kiiiBdo mot Libya applied for U. N. membership. H was believed that Russia might not veto Libyan membership, possibly because of the 'precedent set by admission or Israel and Indonesia, both more or less U, N. creations. In addition, the Russians were be- ileved desirous of making a play for better rela_tirjns with the Arab nations. "*"* Cohen charged that the. Soviet proposals, which also included a section calling for the council meeting to range over all subjects of international tension, were a diversionary operation neatly designed to appeal to man's hope for peace. Such a meeting, he snid. might well have the reverse effect of increasing tensions, especially of Vi- shinsky were to use it a-s a propaganda forum for more vitriolic-' speeches nsainst the West. Churchill can get a&surances when he reachei Washington, if he so desires, that the United States will consult Britain before ordering any atomic bombing from air bases in England. The Prime Minister voiced concern soon after the Conservative election victory that Britain might not be bold in advance. He Bald In htatGulldhall speech that an American atomic attack from the East Anglia air bases would put vulner able Britain'in the very forefront All Bodies Token From C-47 Crash PHOENIX, Ariz. (&)— The lost of 28 bodies ot military personnel killed in the crash of an Air Force C-47 against an Arizona mountain Sunday was brought to a mortuarj at Me.sa, Ariz., today. Medical corpsmen from Williams Air Force Base, with the ait! 01 civilians, completed the difflciil and dangerous task of removing the bodies Irom 7,000-foot snowcapped Armer Mountain, 65 miles northeast of Phoenix, last night. GOT A COLD TAKE j* ff _ ^^T for fast CLCL&. symptomatic ODD RELIEF American authorities said today i has been well understood from he start that the baser would b« uhed on a partnership basis. Atomic Issues are expected to ome under discussion between resident Truman and Mr. Church- It in their four-day series ol meet- ngs starting when the Prime Minster arrives Saturday. Officials .hink It Is possible that Churchill md Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden will press for revival of the mofe generous exchange of atomic nformatlon which was In effect in wartime. Victim Sue* City OETONV1LLE, Minn. (IF)— When Herman Hahn got slugged by a ninor who had bought whiskey in the Ortonville municipal liquor store, Hahn sued the city. A Jury awarded Hahn (4,800 In damages. StJoseph ASPIRIN oirl Who Killed 5y TV Inspiration To Be Examined \ LOS ANGELES *#*> — A 16-year- old bnby sitter who strangled a llt- Ue girl left in her c:ire will b« ex- nmtned by three psychiatrists. Att- they report their findings Jan. 16. the court, will decide whether the girl, Delora Mae Campbell. Is to be treated us A Juvenile or tried as an adult. Dr. Marcus Crahan, county Jail physician, examined her and told Superior Judge Wlilifim B. McKesson yesterday that she i« courteous, cooperative nnd stme, but WSA motivated by f»n "Irresistible Impulse" when she choked to rtealh six-year- old Donna Joyce Tsbell with «. man's sock last Sunday. REDS Truman Keeps 'Em Guessing WASHINGTON (AP> — President Truman kept everybody jruessinp today whether he plans to run for another term. . And the question whether Gen. Eisenhower will bid for the Republican Presidential nomination apparently was delaying campaign decisions on the part of at least two already announced GOP candidates. At his news conference yesterday, Mr. Truman repeated he has made up his mind whether to seek reelection. But he again refused to disclose, the decision. He said he would announce his plans when he gets ready. 'Bombed' Negro Woman Dies SANFORD. Fia. Wi— The wife of Harry T, Moore, Negro leader killer when his home was bombed Christ mas night, died of a blood clot lati Thursday, probably because she left hpr hospital bed to view her bus- baud's body before he was buried. Dr. George H. starke said Mrs Moore, 49. had been improving steadily from injuries suffered in the bombing until she left the hospital against his advice U> Moore's body in a funeral home Negro Deaths Kites Held for Infant Funeral services for Mark Lee Woods. 18-month-old son of Hoover ?.nd M&mte Woods, were conducted this morning in the Home Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Sandy Ridge Cemetery. The infant- died at his home in the Compress Quarters yesterday. Four brothers and two sisters also survive. Rite* for Henry Comas To B« Held Sunday McGRAlH (Continued from Page 1) to his party is Jnerained. A vnlun tary step-down In favor of anothe (Continued from Pftgt 1) said there was nothing wrong In this. He labeled the crated plane cporL A "ridiculous rumor." Hsieh, in turn, accused the Alv or holding behind their lines hroiigh intlmldatjpn with the atom ximb some 500.000 North Koreans. Both subcommittees reported no progress toward an armistice. Both greed to try again Saturday al l a.m. 9 p.m. EST Friday in Pan- nunjom. The prisoner exchange subcommittee held B marathon SMS! on asting four hours and 20 minutes. Lonjr Siruygle Sten Afterwards Rear Adm. R. E, Llb- by said: "It look.s to me as If we are In ir a long struggle.^ The Reds rejected the Allied RX- ™npe plan Thursday, but Llbby asked Iliem to study it further. Friday they specifically objected to: 1. K\ c Via rising prisoners of war for civilians. 2. ])kff«r«nllatfn|[ between lh* Rcrt Cross lo make sure prisoners or civilians wanted In be e*- 3. Neutral .supervision by the Red Cross to make .sure prisoners or civilians wanted to be exchanged 4. Any form of paroles for prisoners. ,Y Usinjr a prisoner's pre-war address to determine whether he Is North or South Korean. The Reds also: f,. Charged that the All ltd ,ilan would not sf*o< i rt up Ihe tx-' rhanpe of prisoner*. 7. Denied that thousands of appointee as attorney migh! Assist the President, but It would be hard t-o fako after, ninre than 21 years of rii^inpnishfd public service and the possibility of even hicher office. Suiircmt Court .Mentioned It has long been R senerally accepted fact here that McGrath would be eiven thr next, vacancy on the Supreme Court. One strong point in his favor here is the fnct that he is a leadine I'yman of the Catholic Church, *hich now has no member on the Supreme Court [or the first, time in 55 yars. The recent flurry of McGrath reports also have Included forecasts that he might become an ambas- v sa dor. Mr. Truman flatly refused to dis- j penrrRl j South Koreans had been Impended the Red Army. Texas Girt Chosen Maid of Cotton MEMPHIS. Tenn, <AP>—A pots- td youns lariv from Trxas, Pfltrlcia Ann Mullrvrkey of Dallas, ts the new Maid of Cotton. Pn t, who was Soi11 hcrn ^fet ho- diKfs 1951 homecoming queen, won vcr 18 other cotonbclt beauties from states. Including Arkansas, Read Courier News Classified Ads. Services for Henry Comas, who died this morning *t his home lnj cllss these things yesterday. Marie, Ark., will be conducted Sun- I " T~ day at 1 p.m. in the Pleasant Grove \Fofds to Cost More Baptist Church. Rev. O. T. \V11- j Hums will officiate. AD STUFFY The 49-year old man leaves a soil, Henry Comns, Jr., and a brother, who;* name wac not fcnowa here. WASHINGTON (/Tr-The government today approved higher celling prices for Ford Motor Company passenger cars. DUE TO COLDS /*/*/» symptomatic ODD RELIEF Smooth New Power Flow --"" Advanced Synchro-Silent ff whole flock of fine new features! Solex- Safety Glass ft fresh New Look 1952 Safety-Flow Ride Faster-Acting Electric Windshield Wipers IT'S AT YOUR PLYMOUTH DEALER'S NOW-lhe finest of all fine Plymouths ever built! And (he features described here only begin to tell you ils value story. Plymouth designers, decorators, engineers have crammed still more quality ii\to every parl—have made it, more than ever, "the law-priced car most like the higli-priced cars." See it youisell. Drive it yourself. Compare it with the others in the lowest-priced field, or even compare it with Mrs costing hundreds ol dollars more. Then you be the |udge of the car (or the money-the car lor yout now on display PIVTOUIH 0-nslon ol CHR1SUR CORPOSAIIO*, Dlta! 41. H«»I||B

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