The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 25, 1952 · Page 12
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 25, 1952
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PAGE TWELVE Midwest Is Warming Up After Cold Yesterday «LTTHgyjLLg. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Bf The Auoeiatcd Prw Temperatures moderated over the «......f,^.«., u ,.^, ji.u-vi^i HH.VVA uit* ure r>iiiiuu£i' wurmep wpflUlPr WBS On Midwest today after the coldest the way, It was still below zero in ' — parts of the North Central region early today. Zero 1 weather was reported In the northeastern part o( tiie country as the Arctic air spread eastward to the Atlantic coast. Rising temperatures were forecast from the Plans states eastward to the Appalachians. Readings moderated as much as 30 to 40 degrees from the Central Plains and Central Rockies southward to Texns, Fairly mild weather prevailed In the South and far South- est. It was 11 below zero In Inter- Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton Open High lay 1:30 vjpen jiign ijow i:au A *- »na u tx:iow zero m inter- Mar 4168 4198 4158 4102 national Palis, Minn., early today May 4145 4113 4145 4165 as compared to n low of 30 below July ... 4037 412S 4097 4123 yesterday and 23 above In Chicago July Oct. , 4037 412S 4097 4123 , 3356 3879 3M6 3869 Mar. May July Oct. ill contrast to yesterday's three below. Light snow fell today in the northern liockles and from the Northern Plains westward across the rv™,, «• . , < in Grcat Lnkcs rc Bion. Kaln fell over 3S* JJS" XX Ji™ ™ st of California and there was New Orleans Cotton , 4170 4199 4170 4192 . 4148 4175 4145 4168 . „, „ „„.,„.,„ ^ . 4100 4130 4100 4110 southwestern Wyoming , 3855 3880 3855 3871 J"'""'*. Soybeans High 297 « Mch. . May ...... July 28814 Sept Ml^i Low Close 295',4 29 7 W 289 >i 29 Hi 28654 288}i 280 282',! New York Stocks A T and T 155 1-2 Amer Tobacco 64 1-4 Anaconda Copper BO Beth Steel 621-4 Chrysler Republic Steel Radio Socony Vacuum Studebakcr Standard of N J Texas Corp B8 3-8 U S Steel 401-2 Sou Pac •„ 641-8 69 3-4 hcro from 8hcf fleltl, Ala. He Is survived by his wife. Mo- 4J . nc ;s survived by his wife. Mo- 83 1-2 zeli " Bcnsl °y o' Bfyllievilc; three j~ , A dHI]p)lipT-': \Tr.q m,,,To noivi*,..**.* «r 40 1-8 33 3-8 84 3-4 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. (Pi —tUSDA)— Hogs 10,000; slow and uneven; weights 180-220 Ibs 15 to 30 higher than Thursday's average; heavier weights opened steady to 16 higher; later steady to 15 lower than Thursday's average; about steady with low time; 110 Ibs down 30-50 higher; sows steady to * higher; bulk 180-220 Ibs mostly cholw Mo«. i and 2 18.50-85; several Iot« 18.90; choice Nos 1, 2 and 3 230340 Ibs lB.OO-»;. 250-270 Ibs 11.5018.00; 270-300 Ibs largely 17.00-50; 150-170 Ibs 16.75-18.25; 120-240 Ibs 14.SO-16.50; 100-110 Ibs 13.00-1435; jows 400 Ibs down 15.50-18.35; heavier SOWS 1350-1535; stags 12.00-14.00; boars 1050-13.00. ' Cattl« 900. Calves 300; generally •teady on all classes; mostly odd lota and individual head of commercial and good steers around 29.- 00-K.OO; few utility and commer- elal lightweight steers and helfws J5.00-38.00; utility and commercial 5150-24.00; Individual head 36.00; with canners 16,00-21.00. and cutters TRUMAN (Continued from Page 1) —H&rry 8. Truman." Tommorrow i s Deadline McMahon noted that under Illinois law, tomorrow is the last day primary candidates may withdraw from the contest. McMahon wrote JStrulf as "the leader of those (Illinois) citizens who have accorded me the high honor of entering me in the primary." Mr. Truman left the door open for a possible bid for a Senate seat from Missouri in a news conference discussion yesterday. His mention of the Missouri situation only fogged the picture for the crystal ball gazers. But there did appear to be general agreement about one thing—that Mr. Truman probably planned Ills words to add to the mystery regarding his plans. No one professed to know for sure, but there were renewed predictions Mr. Truman: 1. Will seek re-election to the presidency, 2. Won't run for anything. 3. Very well may bid for the seat he once held as a Missouri senator. .Missouri Senate Seat? The President himself revived talk about the Missouri Senate seal He did so by telling his news conference late yesterday he will announce his plans before tire iillng deadline for the senatorial primary In Missouri whirh Is April 29, That at least may have pushed ahead the date for announcing his decision. Previously he had promised only that he would disclose his intentions before the Hepublican Party's presidential nominating convention which starts July 7, But it did nothing to provide nnv solid clue to what the President is going to do. The "red shift", which is a difference in the spectroscope of light from nearby sources, Indicates the m:'.virse is txpioarng, with the stars traveling away from each other at great speeds. L A. TUCKER TRUCK LINES weather of the season yesterday. Although warmer weaOier was on ain or snow eastward across Neada t« northwestern Colorado and Obituaries Edward Beasley Succumbs at 70 Services for Edward Franklin Beasley, 70. 408 Poplar, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Lake Street Methodist Churvli by the Rev. George L. McGheliey, pastor. A retired carpenter, he had lived In Blythevllle since 1935 moving daughters, Mrs. Clyde Cameron of Chicago; Mrs. L. B. Green of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Mrs. Irene Beasley of Blytlievlllc: five sons Willie. Thomas, Haywoocl, Melvin and Herbert Beasley all of Blythevllle; 16 grandchildren, antl four great grandchildren. His five sons and Qeorge Stilwell will serve as active pallbearers. Holt Funeral Home Is In charge. CHURCH 15 Rotary ci«b HeatFellsJ2 Members Pledge / A . • • Blood D«««*;«". In Australia . At 705.7 High j . ** Blood Donations Fiiteen members of Blytheville'* Rotary CJub yesterday volunteered to give blood when the Hed Cross Woodmoblle comes to Blytheville on Jan. 31. Kotarian Dr. I,. L. Kubener told th« club, which has some 70 mem- berj, nt the importance of blood in holding battleground fatalities down to the record at three per cent of all casualties brought In for treatment. The Rotarians saw a film, prepared by Ihe U. S. Steel Co., on construction on the United Nations building In New York. Quests included P. o. Oardner, Caruthersvllle; Kenneth Sellers, Portageville; Tom and Johnny Marr. Callls, Luxora, (Continued from Page 1) ford, Batesvi?!!:. Mrs. J. C. Hair, Crossctt, was named trustee of the All-States College, Vioksburg, Miss., and W. Henry Rector of Hjtle Rock was reelectcd & trustee. Clerical deputies to the Boston convention next September: The Rev. J. Hodge Alvcs, Little Rock, The Rev. T. P. Devlin, Pine Bluff, The Hev. J. Itayford McLean, El Dorado, and The Very Rev. Cotesworth P. Lewis, Littlo Hoc*. Lay members to the convention: W. H. Daggctt, Marlaiiiui, Peter P. Watzek, Crossett, Wayne Upton, Little Rock, and Rabble Rhodes, Har- Womcn's Auxiliary officers: MIS. Everett Tucker, Little Rock, educational secretary: Mrs. Robert Witt, El Dorado, United Thank Offering treasurer, and Mrs. Joe McCaleb, Batesvllle. Church Periodical Club secretary. Members of the Auxiliary to attend a tii-annnal meeting In Bos- 'on, In conjunction with the con'entlon: Mrs. Eugene Warren and Mrs. Everett Tucker, both of Little Rock; Mrs. Robert Witt, K\ Dorado: Mrs. Larry McWIlltams, Hot NEGOTIATOR (Continued from Page 1) Panmunjom, all right. That's the way they operated." Joy ran the fingers of his right hand through Ills wavy, gray hair. Then he said: "You know, I lost 10 pounds In the first two Becks of these conferences—back in July. That was a difficult time. We were trying to size up the Communists—get their altitudes—understand their feelings. And we knew the whole world was watching us. The whole world, "Things are different now. We know what to expect. "I got my 10 pounds baek and I'm holding my own." Seven days a week Joy waits !n his plain but ship-size quarters at the United Nations base camp lor the helicopters to come home from Panmunjom, where the talks arc held. ire waited now with an occasional glance at his little silver- handed Swiss "alarm clock" strapped to his wrist. "That will be the Item Pour prisoner exchange delegation " he said. Moments later Rear Adm. R. E. Llbby. Allied sub-delegate negotiating terms for prisoner exchange, burst in with a quick knock and said briskly: "There's no news today. Nothing at all. Absolutely no progress, whatever." What does Joy think of the stalemate? "As I have said," he replied. "I can't afford to be optimistic or pessimistic. All I can do is continue to hope. . ." Trooper Beasley Is Fired Upon MEMPHIS (/P/—Police today were searching for a 1950 automobile with Mississippi license plates after a trio of teenagers fired on an Arkansas State patrolman last night. Patrolman Oeorge Beasley said lie was shot at by the youths as he pulled alongside their speeding car on the Mem phis-Arkansas orltlge. The bullet barely missed his head, Beastey said. The youths escaped toward Memphis In the bridge traffic. BUDGET (Continued from Page 1) tlmated receipts of $249,740 as compared to this year's $274 780 for 1852. Estimated expenditures for 1951 were S206.005 while this year's,are $1.705 more at $207,7,11). Actually, the budget for a year ago anticipated expenditures in excess orieyenues at $24,355 while Ihe city this-year Is attempting to operate on" a "Cash basis. The Walnut street widening project, however, accounted for ?5ti,OOQ ot this estimate while its actual cost wns approximately $68.000, A departmental comparison shows budget cutbacks of $3,300 In the Street Department/ $500 tor tTtc Sanitation Department and $3,300 FRIDAY, JANUARY 36, IBM 8YDHEY, Australia CAP) — More than a dozen people collapsed In Sydney tod»y as the city's temperature scared nearly 24 degrees In five hour* to a 10-ye»r record high of 105.1 early this afternoon. The furnace-nice heat prevented people from seeking refuge at harbor and ocean beaches because the sand waji too hot to stand on. In the rest of New South Wales, where tem|)eratures were even higher, fierce bush fires havt destroyed at least 14 homes. In the central western village of Trida the temperature yesterday reached 124 degrees, only 3!i degrees below Australia's record at Cloncu'rry In 1889. WAR (Continued from Page 1) nunists have the right to build and repair military airfields in North Korea during R n armistice has deadlocked truce supervision negotiations since Jan. 8. Friday, MaJ. Gen. Howard M. Turner nsked the Reds to choose one of three iwsslble courses of ac- ;lon : I. Continue subcommittee discussions while staff officers stnrt work on points already agreed upon in principle. 2. Call m temporary receu un- 111 the statt officer! completed their work. 3. Turn over the airfield Issue to the staff officers for discussion alter^ they agree on other points. "We are willing to accept your recommendations as to which of :he alternative actions the sub-delegates should pursue," Turner said. 'We submit this course ot action n a sincere desire to make progress 11 these negotiations and bring them to a successful conclusion in a minimum amount of time." If the Communists accept one of the prbposed courses of action, staff officers would face some tough problems. They include: 5. Limits to be placed on rotation of troops and replacement of !quipment and material. 2. Definition of porls of entry to be inspected. 3. Actual ports of entry to be :hecked by neutral inspection earns. 4. Personnel and operation of (he Armistice Comml.tslon. 5. Composition of inspection ... . --..-•• ....o, iiut oiuiuuuon ucpariment. Springs; and Mrs. David Barlow, | In the Fire Department. The Police Department's budget was boasted by »6,520, and general and administrative by $2.885. These boosts are in part explained by salary increases, granted In the police, street and' sanitation departments during 1951 and the addition of $2,600 for social, secur , , - ity payments, also added last year. 3cii ir . . . by using classified advertising in Hi* COURIER! Ads placed before 9 a.m. will appear same day. All classified advertising payable in advance. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS - France Lands Fresh Troops In 'Hot' Tunisia TUNIS, Tunisia «>;-mnce today landed fresh troops in strife- rlddJed Tunisia to fight Nationalist uprisings In which nearly 50 persons have been killed and hundreds have been Injured In the past 10 dayi. The French cruiser Georges Ley- rues landed militarized police at he North African port of Bizcrta. French officials announced yesterday heavy armored and infantry de' ichmenf, were being rushed here i help seek out the instigators of violent demonstrations and guerrilla attacks on French auhoritles. M'Arthur No Candidate NEW YORK W>-Gen. Douglas MacArthur today repeated that he Js not a candidate for any olfice and does not want his name entered In any state presidential pri- Icetand President Dies REYKJAVIK, Iceland's president, Svlenn BJoernsson 71. <ileci •oday.of a heart ailment. He had been ill 18 months. mary. 6. Relationship of the Armistice Commission to the insiieclloii teams. 7. Details of withdrawing troops from the buffer -/.one and troin offshore Islands. Rear Adm. H. E. Llbby emerged Torn a stormy two hour and 40 minute session of the prisoner exchange subcommittee to tell newsmen "We caught hell." C. Of C. (Oontiauect from Page 1) Your Job." America with iU free enterprise system, which Dr. Bowman defined as the freedom to show enterprise, is the greatest nation In the world —but we don't talk about It enough, lie said. "We must scout out the sates strategy of Communists; decide what Is our product, our America; and advertise and publicize our American way of life," Dr. Bowman said. Dr. Bowman gave a "voice of the opposition" act In which he argued as a Communist would. "We are the virtuous poor but are being ruined by the vicious rich." Dr. Bowman said in the Communist act. "Money should bo in the hands of those who earn It, not those who burn it," the Communist would say. Using alliterative phrases pleasing to the ear,, but hollow In meaning, Dr. Bowman"prescnicd actuarcom- munlstic arguments he has heard In American cities, he said. "I have iieara mat K'?"i of talk and it makes me sick at heart to hear what they are saying abcut our great America," Dr. Bowman eaid. And then he attempted to answer the Communists' arguments by de- scrbirg America. "When our forefathers came they brought with them the idea of freedom. They found iron and gold and ore and coal and with these natural resources and their ideas of freedom and enterprise, they mp.cio America great—but ive don't talk aljout it enough," Dr. Bov,'man said. "Materials and Ideas won't speak for themselves, we must advertise and sell our way of life," lie continued. Truman Outlines Peace, Prosperity Program for Democrats in Election KANSAS CITY, Kan. (ff)—President Truman outlined to Midwestern Democrats today a peace and prosperity program designed to win next November's election. Amid speculation that he 1. will run for the Senate In Missouri at the end of his term, 2. Is a candidate for re-eiection, and 3. wants to name his successor, the President succeeded in confusing almost every Democrat, In this meeting. Out of tliis confusion one salient fact stood out: Lacking any other nominee thev consider especially attractive, Midwestern leaders want him to run again. At the risk of possible future dissent, three leaders of the Midwestern meeting predicted the conference would go on record unanimously approving a resolution urging the President to seek another term. Concurring In this prediction were James C. Quigley of Nebraska, the • conference champion; Jake More ot Iowa, the secretary; and Carl V. Rice, Kansas national com- mltteeman. The possible dissent was wrapped up In the persons of sen. Robert Kerr of Oklahoma and Vice President Hartley. Kerr has contended belligerently that Mr. Truman won't run again. Barkley Is regarded by his friends as not only a candidate for second ulsu-e on t!ie 1952 ticket, but as an aspirant for the presidency himself. Both arc speakers at this 15-state meeting but neither Is expected to show his linnd here. Mr. Truman pledged, In a letter to Quigley, that the Democrats will not "play politics with the national defense or any oilier aspect* <X <** program for peace." He said that "if anybody fe to play politics with the welfare ot this, country, it will not b* the Democratic Party." The President made it clear that his three points for the campaign are peace, prosperity and progrex. On peace he said: "This year-of 1952 will be a critt.. cal year in our struggle to achieve wor)d peace. We are In the middle of a great national effort to build up our defenses and help free nations to strengthen themselves! H we falter now or Jose heart «nd turn aside from the program •*£ have laid out for ourselves, we amt fail." ^^ On prosperity, regarded by most Democrats as their best campaign Issue this year, the President said: "1 am proud of our party because in my opinion it has done more In recent years for this country than any party ever did In all our history." Blaze Damages. 4-Room House Fire, caused by kerosene cook stove, resulted In heavy damage to a four-room house at 121 Johnson Row at 5 a.m. today. The pl-operty is owned by Mrs. Lendennie Fowler and was occupied by a Mrs. Colemari, Fire Chief Roy Elead said. All lour rooms of the house were damaged. Chief Head saJd, (Continued from Page 1) Schaffner & Marx Clothes The lasting satisfaction you'll enjoy in this handsome worsted suit doesn't come easy. It's the result of skillful, unhurried tailoring... youthful styling... and ever-lasting attention details. If It's for a Man Will Have It!

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