The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 11, 1952 · Page 5
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 1952 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS McMath and Marry Setting Stage For Arkansas 1951 Political Fight LITTLE ROCK. </!>-Gov., McMath and Atty. Gen. Ike Murry, who've been sparring verbally tor several months, may have set the stage for Arkansas' 1952 political battle. McMath landed ^he first punch yesterday when he called In members of the Arkansas Highway Audit Commission to ask that cross examination of witnesses be allowed at the coming public hearings, dK?he governor, who Is thought to be considering running for a third term, opened his appeal with a blistering attack on Murry. Ajid he Jap Peace Pact ; Gaining Support SffJftSu. charged that the audit hearings, opening here Jan. 16. had "degenerated into a political witch hunt." MrMith M»kM Accusation McMath accused the attorney general of injecting himself "Into this audit investigation in an effort to use the power of this commission to'further his political aims and to protect the interest of those he serves." Murry who hasn't said so but has Indicated he'll enter the race for governor, wasn't present for the conference. But he answered Mo- Math's charges in a. statement U. S. Breaking Jet- Bottlenecks, Lags Far Behind Its Big Delivery Schedule WASHINGTON IIP}— The United States is breaking bottlenecks in Jet fighter and tank production but Defense Secretary Robert Lovett estimates it will take a long time (o catch up on the schedules set for big scale deliveries. The defense chief expressed this view in testifying before the Senate Commodity And Stock Markets— New York Cotton % Open High Low 1:15 ar 4256 4264 4252 4250 May 4239 4248 4226 4235 July 4197 3959 3fl39 3947 Oct . ...'... 3950 3959 3938 3947 New Orleans Cotton Open High Low 1:30 Mar . 4260 4266 4248 4260 May 4243 4252 4228 4237 July 4197 '4248 4180 4189 Oct 3953 3962 3940 3951 Armed Services Committee at i closed door session yesterday. Soviet Builds More Planes Lovett's statement, taken logeth er with unofficial estimates of American and Russian production, pointed up President Truman's report to Congress on Wednesday hat the Soviet Union "is still producing more war planes than the free nations." The most recent unofficial estimate here Is that Russia is pro- iucing about 15,000 planes a year Of these about 12,000 are first line combat aircraft with about 70 per cent of them Jet fighters. Ramsey Testimony Ajjainst this is the recent estimate of Adm. DeWitt c. Ramsey Ret., president of Aircraft Industries Association, that total production of American planes of al types may reach about 1,500 per month by late 1952. That would be at the rate of 18,000 a year and some industry men believe thii figure may be a little too high. Soybeans Jan Mch May July High Low Close 302 298 « 302 29S'.£ 294'/i 297^ 295 H 292« 293*1 293 « 290 *i 293 K New York Stock* 1:15 quotations: A T and T ,... 555 Amer. Tobacco 63 Anaconda Copper 60 Beth Steel 50 Chrysler 59 _£cca-Cola k .. 109 «en Electric'. ., " '59 *oen Motors 51 Montgomery Ward . - 65 N Y Central 19 Jnt Harvester -.. 35 J. C. Penney 69 Republic Steel 41 Radio . 24 socony Vacuum 38 Sludebaker 33 Standard of N J 76 Texas Corp 56 Scars 55 U S Steel 30 Sou. Pac ; 63 1-j PMA Launches Cotton Acreage Survey in Area A. C. Spellings' of West Ridge chairman of the Mississippi Counts Production and Marketing Admini stratiori Committee, today urge county farmers to cooperate full with the PMA in its current cotton acreage survey. Survey cards for the PMA's farr cotton history records have bee: mailed to ail farm operators in th county requesting Information abou cotton acreage for 1952 and tota bale yields from 1951 crops, Mr Spellings said. This information is needed fo PMA records, he said. The. self-ad dressed cards were mailed by th PMA office;, here and in Osceola Mr. Spelling* .urged farmers to ji out and return the cards ac too as possible. Livestock CHICAGO (AP) -_ USDA—Hogs 14,000; steady to 15 cents hi-hcr- bulk 180-220 Ib butchers 18.00-40; padker purchases 18,10 down; most 230-270 Ibs H.10-18.00: several'loads 250 Ib butchers 17.50: 280-315 Ib 16.63-11.10; few loads 330-340 Ib 16.25-16.30; £0\vs 14.00-16.25. Cattle 1.000; calves 200: supply largely cows; this.class fully steady; Kother classes scarce, nominally tteady; odd prime steers up to 37.00; about a load choice mixed yearlings 33.50; few good steers 30.- CO-32.50; utility to low-commercial bulls 26.00-28.50: weighty commercial and good bulls were absent; few vealers 37.00 down. Sheep 1,500: steady; top 30.75 on choice to prime 100 Ib fed woolcd lambs. 20.00 on 108 Ib shorn lambs, and 24.00 on choice yearlings. GlobnUr Examples of the first engr&vin on a globular-surface done In Amer lea are a terrestrial globe made i Ifill and a celestial globe made th following year/ These were ham made by James Wilson, Bradfor Vt., who later established the firs globe factory in the United State Man Consumes Barre of BAKING SODA One man told us he took bakin soda for years. Claims he has usei over a barrel of It for stomach ga but got only temporary relief. Recently he quit the soda hab and took CERTA-VIN. This ne medicine U bringing REAL, lastln relief to many Blytheville gas vl time because it is taken *BEFOR (not after) meals and thus work with your food. It helps digest yoi meals faster, .so your food doesn lay there and ferment. Besides re licving gas, CERTA-VIN also con tains Herbs with Vitamin B-l an Iron to enrich your blood and r your nerves stronger. ,Weak, mlse able people soon feel different n over. So don't go on suffering. G CERTA-VIN—Kir by Bros. Drug C YOUR FRIINDtT THEATRE SUNDAY & MONDAY Conr. Shewing Sunday from 1 p.m. Richard 8ASEHART' Gens EVANS• Michael O'SHEA * RICHARD tfftTON • CRAIG HILL • SKIPWMIEB fwSotM 6j WltS IUW- DirtcUl br SWUtl HAIO PA'GE TTVB hich said In part: "The governor knows more about >»• the Highway department has en operated during the past three :ars than anyone else. He' undoub- dly knows * great msny of the. cts which will be brought out ' the investigation. "H It Not Surprising' "Therefore It is not surprising tat he is crying politics 'even be>re the public h*& been acquaint- d with the facts. After the audit as been completed, 1 am willing let the public decide whether he revelation* are based on poli- cs. The semi-personal attacks that he governor has made reflect the rain under which he has recently een laboring.' McMath's accusations were made a lengthy prepared statement e read to Audit Commission Chair- an R. H. Dickenhorst of Morrll- on, Vice Chairman J. H. (Jim) rain of Wilson, who also U vice hairman of the Arkansas Hlgh- •ay Commission, and member W. . Fox of Pine Bluff. Also present were Cooper Jaco;ay, attorney' hired by the commls- ion to assist in the Investigations. nd P. G. Wilson, the chief auditcr or the St. Louis firm conducting he actual audit of the Highway. Department. The governor charged: 1. Atty. Gen. Murray was a spokesman" for the Oil Dealers Association of Arkansas. 2. The bis oil dealers o[ Arkansas had "entered into a price fixing greement which is in direct viola- ion of the anti-trust law-s of this tate." 3. The big oil dealers had blocked his etfort to increase the state gasoline tax in 1947 but later "entered into a price fixing agreement" to increase the retail price of'gasoline. 4. He (McMath)) has "been investigated by every investigative agency that my political enemies could dominate. 1 5. Murray "is familiar with all .hese Investigations and. , , has aided and participated in them all." The governor called attention to ,he road building program that has jeen undertaken since he took office in January, 1949. He produced a map of the state to show the commission members where the work has been going on. Senate Is Expected To Ratify Treaty At Early Date WASHINGTON (/pj — strong bipartisan support pointed today toward early Senate approval of the Japanese peace treaty and of the admission of Greece and Turkey to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The peace treaty with Japan, signed at Ban Francisco last Sept. 8, will be among the first items of business considered by the Senale Foreign Relations Committee, Chairman, Connally (D-Texl said. He said the protocol to the North Atlantic pact to bring Greece and Turkey into partnership with the Western Allies for defense against Communist aggression also will receive early consideration. Both agreements were sent to the Senate yesterday by President Truman with a recommendation that they be ratified. CEASE-FIRE (Continued from Page 1) lous occasions you stated, Gener Hsieh. that our assertion that yc_ Intend to increase your military capabilities by building airfields was a misrepresentation and a slander. ; 'Which statement are we to be- TOKYO (/P)—Korean battlefields lave given up bodies of 1,800 Amer- can "unknown soldiers." Today they, lie In Army mausoleums on Kyushu, Southern Japanese island. Each day a few are Identified— from birthmarks, tattoos, fingerprint*, denta Iwork, old fractures, Some ot the unidentified dead are niTJerf mi n'nr>jl$te as missing. The Defense Dcpartment'has listed about, 11,000 missing in the Korean war. The Communists have listed 3,198 Americans as prisoners. They sale 570 other Americans died after capture. Others may be listed as killed in action. The military accepts the word of two or more witnesses a< verification of death even though the body may not be recovered immediately. Big Manhunt Marshalled for Blonde Who Kidnaped Young Baby by Ruse NEW W,M, Minn. (/T)—Chief of Police Edward 1,. Larson said today a New UJm woman has rol>- fnsrd kidnapping an U-day-old baby at Mankato yesterday. MANKATO, Minn. (AP)—One of the midwest's biggest manhunts was marshalled today for a blonde gun- woman who kidnaped a two-week- old baby, after locking the mother and another child In a bedroom closet. Police Chief Stanley w. Christ called for help from Minnesota Sheriffs, the Stale Crime Bureau .nd the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Police in this Southern Minnesota city of 19,000 population made a futile 10-hour search for the abductor yesterday and last night. Mrs. Eugene Callahan, 35, ..he mother of six children, said the stranger posed as a pregnant woman seeking advice on childbirth from a new mother when iihe appeared at the rtoov. She arrived shortly after the other tour Callahan children had left for school yesterday afternoon and was Invited in, lieve?" ; "There is no contradiction," Hsteh replied. "Installation of facilities is nn Internal affair that your sine has no right to look into." "Vou Have Not Answered" "You have not answered my question," Turner said angrily, "if you have nothing more I suggest we reconvene tomorrow " • Broadcasts from both Pciplng and Tokyo Friday stressed that the truce talks have reached a critical Blytheville Insurance Agent Cited for Work J. Louis Cherry, Blytheville insurance man. has been named one of the eight top agents in Arkansas for 1951 by the New York Life Insurance Company, it w«s announced today by John O. Gaultney ot Lltle Hock, manager of the firm's state office. Mr. Cherry ranked fifth in volume of business and seventh in cases handled, Read Courier Newt Classified Ad» Pecan Trees FOR YOUR HOME OR FARM You can choose from a large selection of paper shell pecan trees at our nursery in Monetle. Come and look around. For any special information, you may contact me in Blytheville at Oscar Alexander's... BOO South Franklin. R. B. SPENCER NURSERY • Monette, Ark. Telephone 52 Thomas, Hot Tucker, Succeeded in Luxora LUXOEJA.—Miss Nora Wise, city treasurer of Luxora, succeeded Charles B. Thomas In that office, not E. E. Tucker as was reported in yesterday's Courier News. Mr. Tucker was assistant marshal of Luxora until replaced by J. H Wilcox when Mayor Moses SHman's new administration took over. COMMISSIONER'S SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned commissioner, in compliance with the terms of R decree rendered by the Chancery Court for the CMckasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, on the 10 day of December, 1951, wherein Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, and R. O. DemiiiR, j r . Trustee was Plaintiff, • No. 11,821, and Max Mattes, Bessie Lee Mattes and United, States of America were Defendants, will sell at public auction to the highest nnd best bidder for cash, at the front door of (he Court House, between the hours prescribed by law, In the City of-Blytheville. Arkansas, on the 2nd day of February, 1952, the following real estate, to-wit: All of Lot Twenty-one (21), Block Nine (9), David Acres Subdivision to the City ot Blytheville, Arkansas. SAID sale will be had to satisfy said decree In the sum of S6.S37.12 with 4 per cent interest from June 1, 1951. WITNESS my hand «nd the Mi of said Court, on this, the if d» of December, 1951. 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UBLIC PICTURE Also Cartoon & New Serial 'Adventures of Sir GaJlihad" RITZ .THEATRE Manila, Ark: Friday * Saturday "TRAIL TO GUNSIGHT" with Eddit Pew Also Cartoon ft SerUl Saturday Owl Show "WEREWOLF OF with ?>!•!'•) 7!, Sunday -Monday-Tuesday "BEHAVE YOURSELF" Shelley Winters Farley Granger Warner News & Short* NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. Phone 58 Friday "THE OUTRIDERS" AH Star Cast Saturday "THE OLD WEST" Gene Aulry Saturday Owl Show "KIND LADY" Ethel Barryraor* Sunday & Monday "THE MOB" Broderick Crawford

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