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MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 1952 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREE Store Buyers on March in U.S. By SAM DAWSON NEW YORK (A 1 )—Thou sand s of •tore buyers are on the march today with money they can spend—if they *ee a good buy.'The greatest num- Costello on Trial For 'Contempt' Government Charges He Wronged Crime Group 11 Times NEW YORK m—Gambler Prank Costello goes on trial today (1 p.m CST) on contempt of the Senate charges that arose from the Kefauver committee hearings. The government charges thai Costello, an immigrant boy who grew up to he a power In politic.'; and the underworld, wronged the Senate crime committee 11 times in his appearances before H las' March. The committee called him befon it to tell what lie knew about crime. He had been reputed as a king of the underworld and maker and breaker if politicians. Costello Was Sliy But the Costello who appeared before .-the committee was shy. He allowed the television cameras to focus only on his nervous hands. He was reticent, about answering some questions. Sonic — involving his wealtVand political connections —he refused to answer at all although warned he would be cited for contempt. Twice he walked out of the hearings, complaining he was ill. Soon afterward' he was Indicted, then re-indicted Dec. 5. "11 Years" Possible The contempt charges could mean 11 years In prison and $11,000 fine. It won't be the 60-year-old Costello's first trip to court. He was convicted in 1915 of carrying a gun—nte only conviction although he often has been arrested and Indicted. Costello told the committee his career had included gambling and bootlegging^ But, he said, he never was a big shot in crime and he hadn't dabbled in politics since 1843. bers are headed for New York and Chicago. They are expected to be price conscious and cautious, after having burned their fingers with over-buying at this time last year. But manufacturers think that merchants* jurse strings will be looser now than nst fall, since many stores hnve worked inventories down to normal size. And KO far the average store las ordered only about 50 per cent of its spring needs, manufacturers estimate, and will be ordering the rest now. Record Sales Expected The garment district here expects all records to be broken this wtek in attendance at seven shows getting under way. More than 6,000 merchants are expected at the convention here the National Retail Dry Goods Association. In Los Angeles, more than 5,000 buyers from all over the country are attending the spring market week ot the California fashion creators 25,000 Buyers Exnetleil In Chicago 25,000 buyers are pected to attend more furnishing shows this week and next. Furnitun tuyers are expected to be price onscious, but manufacturers say hat store Inventories havs now boon worked down to nornmlj BO that merchants are once more in a position to buy: In the garment district here, man- ifacttirers are counting on the recent pickup in retai Isalcs of wo- lien's and children's apparel to spur juyers to fill out spring stocks. Opening Shows Listed Shows opening include: The New York Dress Institute, the National Association of House Dress Manufacturers, the House Dress Institute and the Wash Dress Market week. In addition the curtain and drapery show and the linen and domestics show are underway, and the Boys' Apparel Buyers Associations opens its convention Wednes day. While the manufacturers think business will perk up, they don't expect selling to be easy. Retailers nre demanding fast deliveries. This Is in line with the nation-wide policy of merchants to shorten the per iod of inventory-holding. They want goods to come in fast, and only in quantity for quick sales. 'Sweeping Probe' by Congress To Be Asked in Airmen's Case Commodity And Stock Markets— 4cw York Cotton Jbituaries May uly Oct Opctl High Low 4215 4285 4246 4200 4271 4233 . 4210 4220 4184 3954 3962 3924 Mew Orleans Cotton Mar May July Oct Open High Low 4276 4287 4250 . 4263 427G 4233 4214 4221 4183 , 3SKS3 3903 3920 I-.30 4248 4Z35 4185 3918 1130 4249 4233 4184 333- Soybeans J'al\ .... Mch May • • • July High 298*; 29 5 H 294 V, 292 K Low 296',i 203 291 f, 290 VI Clos' 298 '• 2941 293 292 WASHINGTON. (IP)— Rep. O. K. Armstrong IR-Mo) said today he will ask Congress, when it returns tomorrow, to make "a sweeping investigation" of Hungary's recent arrest of four American airmen. Ho expects to follow this, he said, with resolutions calling for severing all relations with Hungary and eclioslovftkin. A later resolution, Fatal Shooting Of Osceola Negro Probed OSCEOLA ,— South Mississippi County peace* officers today were investigating the fatal shooting yesterday of a 50-year-old Negro woman here. lone Grigsby was shot through the heart by a .22 calibre bullet and James Parks, Negro about 40. Is being held In jail here. Coroner E. M. Holt of Blytheville, called In to assist with the Investigation, said Parks told this story: He came home yesterday morn- Ing and the Grigsby woman and several other Negroes were standing In front of her home. He decided to have some fun by scaring the Negroes by shooting the gun. The coroner quoted Parks us saying that he fired the gun in the air. Instead the bullet struck the woman In the heart. - Coroner Holt quoted witnesses as saying Parks and the Negro woman were "playing" and that they were the "best of friends." Parks is being held in the county jail here pending completion of the investigation. French Blasting Reds' Convoys Indochina Bombing Continued in Hope Of Balking Offense SAIGON, Indochina l/fi —Squadrons of French planes continued today to shower thousand-pounc bombs upon Communist-led Viet minh convoys, moving guns, am. munition and other war supplies in- 1o north Indochina from Commute ist China. A Supplies Are Target The French hope by sniashin Vietminli communications to de stroy their chances of launching a offensive from north and northeas Hanoi and also to cut off supplie from Vietminh divisions deploye along the Black river 40 miles south west of Hanoi. Bombings Last Two Weeks French bombings have been un derway more than two weeks. Most of the assaults were mac at night as the Vietminli tried t move supplies south from trie Ch nese border in hundreds of truck described as American made Genera Motors and Russian made Moltov Reds Turn Over More POW Letters Drive to Avoid Steel Strike Gets Underway WASHINGTON (AP>—The wag Stabilization Board started its sto the-sleel-strike drive today by a pealing to the industry and its Cl workers to set aside their "imm diate self-interest 1 ' In behalf of th nation's safety. . The appeal came from boa chairman Nathan P. Feinsinger the full board began drafting a pr gram for hearings which will sta Thursday before a special six-m: panel. He said in a statement he Is Co fidcnt the strike can be headed o he said, will direct U. S. representatives in the United Nations to call for an investigation by the UN assembly. Fliers Were Released The four fliers, forced down in- Hungary by Soviet fighter anes Nov. 19, were released re- ntly after the United States paid ics totaling $no,<X>0. The four included Capt. Dave enderson of Shawnee, Okla., and gt. James Elam of Kingsland, Ark. "Exacting of the $120,000 ransom the Hungarian stooges of the remlin reached the depths of In- rnaUonal banditry," Armstrong id in a statement, "and if Coii- e.ss does not have the courage smoke out and expose all 1 the cts connected with this outrage, ieu we'd better Quit and go home." Czech Action Asked Armstrong said he favored ending elatfons with Czechoslovakia be- ause of its refusal to free William atis, former Associated Press man Prague. Oatis is serving a 10- ear prison sentence in Czechoslo- akia after being convicted of ipyiirg." SKIPPER ON DECK OF STRICKEN FREIGHTKR-Captaln Ku Carlsen, who refused to abandon his stricken ship, stands on dec (circled area) of the U. S. freighter Flying Enterprise hundreds of mile off Falmouth, England. This aerial view of the skipper on deck of his listing command was made from a Royal Air Force Lancaster. British rescue tug Turmoil reached the Hying Enterprise and Its first mate, Kenneth Roger Dancy, 27, managed to get aboard to Join Carlsen In battle to save the ship. 3,500 Workers Go on Strike At Suez Canal CAIRO, Egypt (/Ph-The Suez Canal Company said 3,500 of its Egyptian workers went on strike a( Port Said, Suez and Ismailia today. The acUon threatened to create a bottleneck in the great waterway that could tic up millions ot tons in vital shipping. A company spokesman said the Immediate cause of the strike stemmed from demands from the workers on how certain types of labor should be done. But he added the EISENHOWER Continued Irom page 1 declined comment. Harold E. Stassen. another an- belief that "political motivated the men. reasons" also Yanks Shoot Down 7 M1G Jets in Korea SEOUL, Korea OT—Plashing U.S. jet planes destroyed seven Russian built MIG-1S jets and damaged 12 in two days of renewed furious air fighting high over northwest Korea U. S. Sabres shot down two MIGs and damaged two on Monday. The day ( before, U. New York Stocks 1:30 p.m. quotations: A T nnd T Amcr Tobacco Ar.p.-onda Copper Beth Steel hrysler oca-Cola Electric Motors . lont^omery Ward . >! Y Central nt Harvester . C. Penney . five 'of the red S. planes blasted jets to earth anc make to retire or run again. It was obvious, however, thai Lodge and his colleagues expected the general to ask'* to be relieved of his Western European Defense Command and return to the presidency of Columbia University, possibly next month. Lodge said Eisenhower probably won't take any active part in the campaign or speak out personally "until he has finished his job over scored hits on 10. U. S. losses, if any. were reported. Under a new policy the Air Force will announce any losses only once a week. Allied ground forces on the West ern Front fought fiercely in subfreezing weather toward nounced candidate for the Repub- ican nomination, said he is mak- no statements as to Eisenhower's party affiliation or availability "No Dtal Was Made" Earlier, on an NBC television pro gram, he emphasized that he had j made no deal of any kind with Eisenhower. Gov. Thoi.ias E. Dewey of New York, the GOP nominee in 1944 and 1948, repeated in Albany his prediction Eisenhower will be nominated and elected. However, even continued silence by Eisenhower would put him automatically in the Presidential contest, under Lodge's instructions to Republican Gov. Sherman. Adams tfl enter the general's name in the New Hampshire primary. A petition signed by 100 voters can put a condidate's name on the ballot. It stays there unless he acts affirmatively to have it taken off. "In to the Finish" Lodge said in a statement that Gen. Eisenhower is in to the finish." He said to reporters the general's availability as a candidate will not be affected in any way by any decision President Truman may there." Standing before a huge photograph of Eisenhower in civilian clothes, Lodge told reporters the general "is just as much a candidate as he can be to the extent of the Army's regulations.'.' outpost lost to Land_ based bombers made rail arteries in prize the Reds Dec. 28 Fifth Air Force 96 cuts in main northwestern Ko rea Mond ay. They dcs troyed twc locomotives. Seldom heard from South Koreai pilots reported they destroyed thre supply dumps, three rail bridges an anti-aircraft gun position an four vehicles north of Kumsong 01 the Central Front. Haiti has a population of aroun 3,000,000. 155 163 51 351 169 7102 159 5 51 5. CO 3 . 19 . 35 7 . 69 3 Republic Steel 42 Radio 24 3 jocony Vacuum 35 1 Stndcbnker ^tnndard of N J Texas Corp , .. .ears U s Stoel Sou. Pac 34 1-3 75 5-8 57 56 1-2 40 1-4 63 1-8 ames W. Dyer )ies; Services To Be Tomorrow Services for Jntncs Wilfred Dyer, t9, BlythevUle electrician, will be onducled at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow in <ie Full Gospel Tabernacle by the lev. O. T. Owens, pastor. Cobb Funeral Home ts in charge. Mr. Dyer, an employe of the Mls- Lssip|ji County Electric Co-Opera- Ive, died nt 6:50 iun. today at his lome at 500 East Rose following an llne&s ol .,13 months. Born in Jackson, Term., he hac nade his home here for the past 'our years. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lilly Dyer of BlythcvNle; three daughters, Ruth Dyer of Blythe- vlllc; Mrs. James Ford and Mrs. Wary Blackward of Trenton, Tenn.; his mother, Mrs. Ethel Hammonds, of Holland, Mo.; four brothers, Raymond, Edwnrd and Farris Dyer of BlythevUle and O'Dell Dyer of Holland; and Lwo sisters. Mrs. Howard Underwood of Mlcola, Mo., and Mrs. Lester Lilly of Blyth'eville. * • * Matt Monaghan's Mother Dies at 77 Mr.s. Rose W. Monaghan, mother of Matt Monaghan, Jr., of Blythe- vUle, died yesterday at John Gaston Hospital In Memphis, where she had been a patient since Wednesday. Mass for .Mrs, Managhan will be Here Is Text Of General's Statement .ivcstock CHICAGO CAP)—USDA — Hogs 21,000; moderately active, very uneven; most sales harrows and gilts around 25 cents day's average; lower than Fri- numerous .loads said at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow nt Sacred mtchers 230 Ib and over unsold late and bids off more on these; sows steady to 25 cents lower; most sales 170-220 Ib butchers 18.25-60; top 1865 to order buyers; large and small packers 18.25 down; 230-210 Ib 17.2S-18.25; 280-300 Ib 16,75-17.25; choice sows 400 Ib and less 15.00-16125; 400-500 Ib 14.25-15.25. Cattle 15,000; calves 500; high- choice and prime steers active, strong; . other grades fairly active, steady to weak, mostly steady; heifers and cows steady to weak; bulls active, strong; vealers steady; few loads prime 1,75-1,375 Ib steers 38.25-75; high prime 1,075 Ib weights 38.75; bulk choice and prime steers and yearlings 33.2538*00; most commercial and good grades 28.50-32.50; choice to low- prime heifers 33.00-35.50; load prime 1.050 Ib mtxed yearltngs 50; most utility to good bulls 26.5030.00; commercial to prime vealers 28.00-37.00. Heart Catholic Church in Memphis. Burial will be in Calvarj Cemetery In Memphis, She was 77 Stic also Is survived by her husband,' Matt Mona.gha.ii, Sr., of Memphis; three other sons, Frank Mon- nghan and Benjamin Monaghan both of Memphis; and Eugene V Monaghan of Providence, R. I.; i brother, Frank Windier of Menr phLs; anri two granddaughters, Bar bara and Rosemary Monaghan both of Blytheville, The text of General Eisenhower's statement: "Senator Lodge's announcement of. yesterday as reported in the press gives an accurate account of the general tenor of my political convictions and of my Republican voting record. He was correct also in stating that I would not seek nomination to po- HUcal office. "I have frequently and publicly expressed my refusal to do so. •'My convictions its this regard have been reinforced by the character and importance of the duty which I was charged more than a year ago by our country and other nations or the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. America's enlightened self interest and the future of Western civilization alike lemand success in our collective effort to produce security against "'oinmunistic threat and to preserve peace. "Under no circumstances will I ask for relief from this a.ssign- ncnt in order to seek nomination to political office and I shall not participate in the pre-convention activities of other who may have such an intention with respect to me. "Of course, there is no question of the right of American citizens to organize in pursuit of their common convictions. I realize that Senator Lodge and his associates are exercising this right in an attempt to place before me next Jwly a duly thai would transcend my present responsibility. In the absence, however, of a clear cut call to political duty. I shall continue to devote my full attention and energies to the performance of the vital task to which I am assigned." Rites to Be Tomorrow For George Thomasson Service,? for George Thomasson 70, of Sandoval, Ill,, father of Ver non Thomasson of Blytheville, wi be conducted at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow In Sandoval with burial there. Mr. Thomasson died at his son home at 330 East Kentucky Satur day afternoon. He had been vlsltin his son for the past five years. Bomb Kills Chinese Boy IPOH, Mnlrtya fAP) — A 2-lnc mortar bomb which four chlldre were playing with exploded an killed one while Injuring the other 1 three. The boy killed was Chinese.' DRAFT (Continued from Page 1) Farrell Burnett, Trumann; Cecil Barron Jr., Chicago; Lavem Clayton Kelly, Ness Clly.TCans,; Chester prance Johnson, Ellijay, Ga. Negroes—Ladel Walker. Dell; Lucius Robinson, BlythevUle; Eddie Lee Lawless. St. Louis; DeWitt Welch, Jonesboro; ' and Marshall Haynes, Peorla, 111. Read Courier News Classified Ads, ONE NAME changed buying habit of millions St, Joseph ASPIRIN WOHIO S LARGEST SEUfR AT 10s 180H.R AND YOUDON^ 1 TO USE PREMIUM GAS! FANMUNJOM. Korea. IVP>— A batch of 159 letters from U.N. prisoners of war was turned over to United Nations postal oilicers to- i day by the Communists. j At the same time, the U. 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