The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 7, 1952 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, February 7, 1952
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THUMDAY, FEBRUARY T, 199J Revenue Probe To Be Resumed In California Son Francisco Troubles Blamed On Parry Clique . By GENE KRAMER SAN FRANCISCO. ((^Congressional tax probcrs resume secret sessions today after hearing troubles of the San Francisco Internal Revenue Office blamed on a clique of Democratic office holders That was the testimony yesterday of William E. Frank, ot Seattle, treasury agent who made a four-month investigation of the scandal shaken tax office, and H H. Stlkeleather. of Oklahoma City' head of a team of Internal Revenue Bureau auditors. Testimony Is Heard The House Ways and Means Subcommittee also heard testimony that no action has been taken toward assessing taxes against the $935,943 public relations fund of Arthur Samlsh, a beer lobbyist. This wns recommended last May by the Kefauver Senate Crime Investigating Comhiittee. Samish appeared before a private session of the House sub-committee Monday. Neither he nor committee members would say why, Hearings Resume Friday Chairman Cecil King, (D-Calif) said public hearings would resume Friday to hear Thomas J. Doolan deputy collector who made 15 charges against the tax bureau. Frank and Btikeleather named James G. Smyth, ousted collector, and Jive aides—four or them also fired—as leaders of the tax bureau her*. He said Smyth was appointed by the late President -Roosevelt in 1945 despite three unfavorable uer- aonnel reports. Smyth was Roosevelt's 1944 campaign manager in Northern California. Not Qualified "I don't think they—Smyth and the aides—were qualified for these posts when they were appointed ro them." Frank testified. "They were all of one political group. . . all one political party. 1 believt they were in close alll- ' »nc«. "I w«« surprised there was so little wrong . . . very little corrup- Mon in the office." Commodity And Stock Markets— New York Cotton Open High Low Close Mar 4165 4170 4150 4110 May 4120 4127 4105 4127 y 4042 4049 4026 4049 Oct 3755 3769 3740 3761 New Orleans Cotton O]xm High Low Close Mar 4165 416& 4148 4168 May 4111 4125 4103 4125 July 4037 4045 4026 4042 Ocl 3155 3769 3140 3165 Soybeans High Low Close Men 298'~ 296!( 299 May 2911J 28T,i 291 Ju'y 287% 284% 287 Sep 28014 278 219',i New York Stocks 1:30 p.m. Quotations' AT&T 156 1.2 Amer Tobacco 53 1-2 Anaconda Copper 513-8 Beth Steel si j_2 Chrysler '_[ To 5-8 Coca Cola log Gen Electric 585-8 Gen Motors 52 [ J"v>n:mcry Ward 633-4 N Y Central 191-2 Int Harvester 341-8 J C Penney 71 1,3 Republic Steel 425-8 Radio 25 1-al Socony Vacuum 38 1-8! Standard of N J 803-4 Texas Corp 583-4 Sears Si 1-2 U S Steel 39 3.4 Sou Pac 631-8 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. (/Pj—Hogs 9,000; 180-230 Ibs 10-25 higher; heavier weights and sows barely steady to weak; no Ibs 25 to 50 higher; 180-220 Ibs 1825-50- practical top 1850; few small lots 18.60. 230-240 Ibs 17.15-18.10; 250270 Ibs 11.00-50; 210-300 Ibs 16.5017.00; some 320 Ibs at 1600- 150- 1TO Ibs 1655-18.00; mostly' 17.75 down; 120-140 Ibs 14.00-18.00; 100110 Ibs 12.50-13.75; sows 400 Ibs down 15.25-16.00; heavier sows 13.25-15.00; Etas 12.00-14.00; boars 10.00-12.50. Cattle 1,200; calves 450; opening active and strong on steers, heifers and cows; early sales on good .yearling type steers and heifers 32.00-50; few utility and commercial cows 21.00-23.00; mostly 21.50 up; canners and cutters 17.00-21.00. QUEEN (Continued from father's detth. BLYTfTEVTLLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS . h« vK»on lodge In Kenya Colony, ftr away in East Africa, where she had paused e»rly In what wu to have been t five-month round-the-world tour Proclamation to Follow But her formal proclamation as the new Queen, Elizabeth II, must follow. The proclamation, written from historic precedents by the Privy Council—hundreds of royal advisors, and representatives of Commonwealth countries, and the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of the ancient square-mile City of London, will be read first at 6 a.m. (EST) tomorrow by the Garter King of Arms sir George Bellew. Clad in medieval uniform, he will read from the balcony of st James Pali-.ce, built by Henry VIII. father of the first Queen Elizabeth. Proclamation Publlshtd The proclamation was published in all morning newspapers today and will be repeated simultaneously with Sir George's reading at Temple Bar. ancient Fleet street gateway to the old city of London, from the steps of the Royal Exchange in the financial district, and at Shire Halls and Guildhalls throughout the country. It also will be read throughout the Commonwealth and Empire. As it Is read, flags at half staff In mourning for the dead King will be hauled to their mastheads at. the words "God Save the Queen." They will fly for six hours In honor of the new ruler, then be lowered again to half staff until after her father's funeral. Queen Due at 11:30 The queen, flying across Africa, the Mediterranean and Europe with her husband. Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, was due In London at 4-30 p.m. (11:30 a.m. KST). Elizabeth will be met at the airport by her uncle, the Duke of Gloucester, Prime Minister Churchill, and a few other political leaders. Her father's only other living brother, The Duke of Windsor, sails tonight for England from New York aboard the Queen Mary. Churchill appealed to the people last night to stay away from London Airport and let the Borrowing woman arrive quietly. Elizabeth will be driven to Buckingham Palace, and, acting upon her .Prime Minister's advice, will call another meeting of the Privy Council. Declaration to Come Before the council, in her clear, high voice she will make the historic accession declaration. It includes 406 W. Main Phoiw 4591 ASK FOR A LIBRARY COPY OF OUR SPRING AND SUMMER CATALOG This big, new Catalog mokes it tosy jewelry and watchsj, musical imrru- for you to shop at Words for pradi- mentj, cameras, form machinery, tools, caliy every need. You have wonderfully complete garden suppllei and many, wide Catalog selection* from which lo mony more. Shop both our Retail Stor« 4>>oos«. There are over 100,000 items and Catalog—they makt Wardi "th» —ttw latest Spring fashions, furniture, biggest store in town". Here's how to get your Library Catalog: limply phone, stop ir. our Catalog Department, or mail this handy coupon. We'll wnd you o ropy for two weeks of shopping at home, longer if you wish. Arid, you may borrow a Catalog as often as you like. Get a copy of this new Catalog right away—fHI 'm th« coupon now. MONTGOMERY WARD CATALOG SALES DEFT. 406 W. Main, Blythtville, Ark. Pleaie send ins a Library Copy of Wardt Spr'ng and Summ«r Catalog to V«p for two w*tVk ADDRESS. WTT TELZPHONI. PAGE THKE8 Civilian Workers For Capital Jobs To Be Sought Here H. P. Hamman, a representative if the Department of the Army's Records Administration Center In St. Louis, will be tu Blytheville Tom Feb. 18 through Feb. 21 to interview and test applicants for Civil Service typist and stenographer jobs. The Army Is seeking the civilian typists and stenographers to work In the Adjutant General's Office In Washington, D. C. Starting salaries are $2,850 a year. Mr. Jlam- man said. Mr. Hamman will be located at the Arkansas State Employment Office, 123 South Second, from 8 n. m. to 4 p. m. Persons selected for the Jobs will be provided transportation from St. I/ouls to Washington nnd will be guaranteed housing, he said. "WHOA" IS THE WORD—Eugene Kohrmann. 66 owner of the last horse-collar factory in St. Louis, Mo., finally decided lo so out of business, thus ending an era that has been slipping since the horseless carnage age dawned. He's seen with some of his last products, which haven't been jelling too well for the past several years. Kormnarm's new work is making restraining belts tor hospitals and insane asylums. these words: "I do solemnly and sincerely. In the presence of God, profess, testify and declare that I am a faithful Protestant and that I will, according to the true intent of tile enactments which secure Protestant succession to the throne of my realm, uphold and maintain said enactments to the best ol my power, accordine to law." Accession to the throne must come first, before the new Queen's homage to her dead father and comfort to her widowed mother. Bank Talks with Iran WASHINGTON W>,_The World Bank announced today renewal of negotiations with Iran in an effort to revive operations of that country's oil industry. Negro Deaths Rites for Iodise Armour Held at Hermondale Services for Louise Armour, 37 were conducted this afternoon ut the Shady Grove Baptist Church in Hermondale, Mo., by Rev. M Harris, pastor. Burial was in the Oak Grove Cemetery with Caston Funeral Home in charge. She died Tuesday night at Walls Hospital. She Is survived by her husband, Allen Armour; her mother, Nora Howard; five sons, two daughters, two brothers and one sister. Blue geese wing toward the sal marshes and mud flats of Louisiana, Texas and Mexico in Septem her. Central School Fifth Graders Get Thanks for Gift Sent German Girl MASSACRE (Continued from Page 1) date wa.s early November. 1038. Casslrty and several other foreign corresiwndents. including Americans, were taken to Katyn to view the massed Braves after Russia recaptured the area. The party included the former Kathleen Harrlman. daughter of W. Avercll Harriman, then U. S. ambassador to Moscow. Published reports about the Katyn massacre have claimed that she subsequently wrote a secret report for the State Department supporting the Soviet claims. Now Mrs. Stanley C. Mortimer Jr., of New York City, her name may enter todnj''s testimony. Committee Counsel John Mitchell told a reporter he would call Mrs. Mortimer as a witness later. Arthur Bliss Lane, former U. S. ambassador to Warsaw, has described In a magazine article American, Legion what he termed "ofli- clal attempts in Washington, beginning with Harriman's in Moscow, to cover up the communist crime" at Katyn. Mitchell has said Lane's charges will be taken up during the present investigation. A letter of thanks has been received by the fifth grade of Central School for a package sent to Europe last year. H came from Gerda Wccrts of Emden, Germany, ivlio received the gift box containing school supplies, health articles nnd personal toys donated by the Blylheville children. The box was sent as part of a projcci, of the niytlicrille junior Red Cross, which packs and sends such gift boxes to displaced persons camps or institutions lor the needy in Europe. Translated by Dr. Alfred V>™ rabbi of Temple Israel, the letter received by Mi« s Sunshine Swift's fifth grade class follows: "I received yesterday a little cllt box from your group, "Let me tell you that I was very this Kennan Nominated WASHINGTON W) — President Truman today nominated George P. Kennan. author of the policy nl "containment" of Russian Communism, to be ambassador to Moscow. FRESH PURE HOG LARD - - - 4 *>• 68c 50 Lbs. Plain or Self-Rising, in print bag '*••" wi •*«.! i -r\i?iii\j, in prini Dug LEADER FLOUR - -$3.95 2 heads (or { YELLO OLEO - - 2 n 45c CALIFORNIA ICEBERG LETTUCE IN COLORED QUARTERS GOVERNMENT GRADED TENDER •—- — i —.»»p »«»••! ^ • i^f\f-**r kbr | bl^ V t H. ROUND STEAK • • «> 75c OXYDOL- • - M«L GUEST ,„. 690 RlllFOOf BACON,, 490 -iv. --- >•-" "-" APPLE BUTTER'" 220 slIllBRiES ^ 320 ' SALT ME AT .240 GREEN BEANS 2 ,„.. 280 LEAN PORK ROAST,, 390 OR ANGlV '" "" D07 290 'It Pays To Shop at Mays' MAYS' SUPER MARKET your kindness, and thoughtfulnej*. "With best regards to alt of'you Yours, Gerda We«rt«." Forrest City Police Chief Halts Council Meet with Stray Shot FOHREST CITY, Ark. W-e the City Council debated paylnir (Ijimaucs t 0 a cItlMn shol accldent ° ally K'hflc scuffling with a Forrest Cit.v policeman, Chief George Trusty MI in an adjoining room clean. ing his pistol. The weapon suddenly discharged the bullet penetrating the wall The council adjourned. inppy nbout it. first of all because' was the first B ift package I'hlch I ever have received from America. "Everything In (lie box was very iseful an<l so i like to express to ill of you my heartfelt thanks for Millions ore demanding St.Joseph n ^ *%*••«•».• **~ ASPIRIN WORLD* LARGEST SLUR AT 10* 6-DIAMOND MATCHING BRIDAL PAIR *125°° . . Wear Diamonds Now Under New Management The NICKEL STAND Re-Opening Monday PHII,UP HAMAX, who worked for The NICKEL STAND over 14 years, is back as owner- managpr. The \ickcl Slant] has been complclely remodeled and you'll he assured of delicious fowls and good service at all limes. Special PLATE LUNCH Choice of Meal & 3 Vegetables Genuine Pit Barbecue—Delicious Sandwiches & Short Orders The NICKEL STAND 103 W. Main Phone 9666

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