The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 11, 1952 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, February 11, 1952
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PAGB TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWH L/.S. Hasn't Lost a Penny in Tax Misdeeds, Congress Is Told by Commissioner Dunlap WASHINGTON IAP) —The government ha-sn'l los^ a penny In tax receipt* through the misdeeds ol •onje of Jt» tax collectors, Congress hu been advised. In i»et, Internal Revenue Commissioner John B, Dunlap said, the bureau's record Is a "remarkable" on« when compared with defalcation* of bankers In 1951. This aspect of the tax scandals that rocked the Internal Revenue Bureau was presented to a House Appreciations subcommittee in a day. rings made public to- Efflcienej- Defended Dun'ap and his boss. Secretary of the Treasury Snyder. both defended the loyalty and efficiency of the vast majority of the bureau's 57,000 employes In asking for 1693,900,000 to run (he Treasury Department for the 12 months starling July 1. Almost hall, or 30S million dollars. Is lor the Interim! Revenue Bureau— an Increase of 52 million over the current fiscal year. The money will finance the collection of an anticipated 10 billion dollars In taxes *t a collection-cost ratio of 14 one-hundredths of one per cent. A large part of the requested Increase Is /or an additional 7,439 employes. To questions whether the government lost money through misconduct -of Us tax collections em- ployes, Dunlap replied: "I don't think we have lost a cent. . . So far as we know, In actual dollars and cents, we haven't lost anything." Dunlap said In the case of Collector Denis w. Delaney of Boston —convicted of soliciting money from taxpayers under Ihe Implied promise ol fixing their lax troubles— "There was no tax loss at all." "The ones who lost were the ones who were paying him olf-to try to get him to do the things he couldn't, do," he said. Commodity And Stock Markets— New York Cotton Open High Low Mar. May July Oct, 4090 4090 . W15 4024 . 3930 3943 . 3100 3700 4000 3958 3BGQ ^3833 3835 3660 1:30 4027 3071 New Orleans Cotton Open High Low Close Mar 4088 4088 3984 4026 May *005 4020 3937 3908 July 3925 3OT5 3857 3bBS Oct 3600 3C95 3033 3046 Soybeans Mch. May . July . Sep. . Hteh . 299% . 280 K . 278?; Low 285'4 287'.* 283'i 217 ',4 Close 209 28o'l 273'i New York Stocks A T and T . 156 3-4 Amer Tobacco fil 1-2 An?.conrfa Copper 52 BEth Steel Chrysler Ocn Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central .... Jnt. Harvester J O Penney R«*uiblle Steel 42 7-L Radio 25 5-8 Eocony Vacuum 33 3-8 51 1-4 71 1-2 57 61 II 5-8 Five Persons Die fn Fiery Crash Near Ft. Smith CHARLESTON, Ark. lift - Five no-sons were killed In the Ilcry crash of an automobile and a truck near here early today. Slate police Sound /our bodies. burned beyond recognition, in the automobile. All were believed to be men, pavnbly soldiers. The firth victim was the driver cf the truck. John Louder of Muldrow. Okla, He was driving a truck loaded with plete gla.cs, for the Petit Jean Lumber Co., ol Fort Smith. Ark. The collision ocurred on Highway 22, about. 314 miles west ol Charleston nnd 20 miles cast of Ft, Smith in NT'i'l'MYest Arkansas. The scene )s about 11 miles east ol Camp FIERY CRASH (Continued from Page 1) StudebaJcer Standard of N J Texas Corp ... Ing fiercely, while the rear sec- lion lit In a treetop. Unlike the other two crashes In which nil plane passengers and 63 i-81 orew WBre killed. 38 of those aboard 19 1.41 most of them In the rear section, ' miraculously escaped death. B'lt like the crash 20 days ago, the plane spread death on the ground. Search Ii Continued Earlier, the death toll was offl- 33 1-8 80 1-B S3 5-8 55 5-8 U S Steel ................. 39 1-8 Livestock -NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. III. (AP)— U8DA— Hogs 23,000; weights 180 lb» »nd up 25-50 cents lower than Friday's average, lighter •weights unevenly 25-7S lower: sows i quarter lower; bulk choice No. 1-2 »nd I 180-230 Ibs 17.1B-18.00; top 1»,00 p*ld freely by shippers, .and bujrm, mostly for choice No.. 1,' and J 199-315 li»; choice NOJ i. 2 and S-240-S70 Ibs 16.75-17.50; 280-300 lb» 18.38-50; 150-170 Ibs 15.75-17.- M, few to 17.50;- 120-140 Ibs 13,5016.50; 100-110 Ibs 12.00-13.25; f>ows 400 : Ibs down 15.00-16.75; heavier Bpwi 13.00-14.50; stags 11.50-13.50; boars 9.50-11.50. Cattle 5,000; calves 700; few good •nd choice stters about steady nt J2.50-34.25; utility and commercial cows 21.50-23.00; canners and cut- t«ra 17.00-ai.OO. With the Courts Circuit (Civil): • J. Goldsmith and Sons Company vi. Mrs. Ethel W. Sneed, suit on account. Circuit (Criminal): Wllmer Ray Ashmore, abandonment of wife and children. Louis Pippins, murder. Common Pleas: Sun Electric Corporation vs. Hcrshel E. Conley, et al, replevin. ciatly reported at 33, but this was reduced to 29. But the search for victims In the wrecked building continued. The plane nosed over and roared downward shortly after its takeoff. In the apartment house below, some one screamed: "Plane crashl Everybody runl" It was like a familiar signal In this industrial city of 110,000, which Is about 10 miles south of New York city. On Dec. 16, a non-scheduled C- 48 dropper) In flnnies Into the Elizabeth River.'killing all 56 aboard. On Jan. 22, an American Airlines ConVRlr hiirtled Into a residential district, killing all 23 aboard and seven residents. Plane t Minutes off Today's plane was two minutes off the ground when its pilot, c»pt. W. O. Foster, radioed that an engine hact failed. The field told him to come back. Foster started dumping fuel to lighten his load, then another of the four engines went out. "We were about 1,000 feet up when the motors conked out and made a terrible rumbling noise," said Stewardess Nancy Taylor of Corn! GablM, pla.. a survivor. "It was the most terrible noise I ever heard. Screams Are Heard "As the plane fell, I could hear streams and yells. All the passengers still had their straps around their wnists. I didn't know whether I was alive or not. My body had been twisted upside down." MODERNIZING A HOME? REPAIRING A HOME? PAINTING A HOME? See us for a low-cost Policy Makers Favor Limited War on China if Talks Fail By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER WASHINGTON i/Pi— Some United States policy makers were reported authoritatively today to favor limited military action directly against Red China II the Korean truce talks collapse, This course, however, has by ao means won general acceptance at top levels, in fact, there \s undcr- Threats Increose Against Truman WASHINGTON (IP,— Secret Service cases involving threats against President Trumnn already have Increased 22 per cent this fiscal year which stll has until June 30 to run. U. B. Batighman, chief ol the Secret Service charged with guard- Ing the President, told the House Appropriations Committee in testimony made public today threat cases rose from 2.598 last year to 3,629 In the 1951-52 year He- added: "Undoubtedly this Increose is due to various controversial Issues, sharply differing opinions »s 'o government policies, wide unrest," and world- CEASE-FIRE (Continued from Page 1) related to any official act on the part of their political authorities." Joy was replying to Sunday's statement by North Korean Oen. Nam 11 attacking an Allied proposal that recommendations for a peace settlement be sent to the United Nations as a whole. Nam argued that "many members of the U.N. are violently opposed to the war In Korea." At a later staff officers' meeting the. Allies offered conditionally tt> give up. their demand that neutral teams Interview displaced civilians to determine whether they want to live In North or South Korea. The U.N. asked the Reds to spell out the exact duties of the proposed committee on prisoner exchange and Joint Red Cross teams which would help with the program. Supreme Court Recessed f/pj _ Th e a ,,_ in recess until WASHINGTON prcme Court IB March 3. Avalanche Kills 19 Skiers VIENNA (IP) ~ Nineteen skiers were killed and 10 injured early today when a huge, nvalancho hurled an alpine hut near the Alpine Pass, the Austrian News Agency sain. Obituaries Bfythevilie Woman's Foster Father Dies Services for George Adkins of III., foster father of Mrs Mora, stood U> be considerable difference of opinion as to what policy should be pursued. Some officials are reported hold- Ing to the view that the United States should avoid any wider conflict with the Reds in the Par East. Consideration Continues Consideration ol what to do in event of « collapse of negotiation* is going forward despite a moderate optimism here over the chances for Celling an armistice. The optimism is based partly on a top-level military estimate that the Reds want to get the war over with and partly on evidence in recentdays that they seem to be willing to let the negotiations make progress. It is felt here now that a showdown may be reached in a few weeks. Several Lines Studied Several lines of action are under study if negotiations fall. They Include: 1. Resumption ol full-scale vvarjij r»- —-/••--••••». within K:rea. This, a* officials now Men Dies in Naylor, Mo. see it, would probably amount! in the long run to a holding action on both sides. 2. Military harawment of Red j China. This could mean bombing of the Red air bases in Manchuria, air strikes against military targets In China proper, naval surface and air bombardments of the Chinese Const. 3. Naval blockade of the China coast. 4. Taking the wraps olf Chiang Kai-shek. This would present Red China with the threat of an invasion of Us mainland by Chiang's Nationalist troops on Formosa. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, Mob Beheads Iran Official 55 Killed, 600 Hurt In Burst of Violence TEHRAN, Iran. W>J—Two newspaper reported today that 55 persons were killed and more than 300 Injured in six hours of fierce street fjjbling Saturday in Zabo), a town along the Afghan frontier. Official sources admitted that an angry mob had bslieaJed the provincial governor and three other officials but there was no confirmation of the larger casualty toll, which the anti-government papers Attash and Dad published. They quoted "informed Tehran sources in touch with the situation." Rival tribesmen battled In the city's streets, the papers »ald alter an election dispute burst into warfare with firearms, knives and clubs A wave of looting and burning spread through the town. Troop reinforcements rushed from nearby Herman province to help restore order. Official sources said martial law is being enforced In Zabol. Harrey Morris of Blytheville. were conducted In Flora this morning. Mr. Adkins, a retired Baltimore and Ohio Railroad conductor died Friday. He wai 87. Mr. and' Mrs. Morris were scheduled to return Irom Flora tonight. \Mother of Blythevitlc * ar U-_ r»:_ - -LI Top Reds' Trial Resumes Today LOS ANGELES (/TV-The conspiracy trial of 16 California Communist party leaders resumes today .yvlth continued testimony by. former party functionary-- David Saunders. The prosecution's first witness is expected to conclude his direct testimony and then undergo extensive cross-examination by the defense. Mrs. Ida Wood, 60, of Naylor, Mo., mother of Jimmy Wood and • George Ingram of Blytheville, died this morning In Naylor. Punerol arrangements are Incomplete, she Is also survived by another son Sylvan Wood of Naylor; a daughter, Mrs. Kettle Robinson of Savannah. Tenn.; and two brothers Jim Foster of Naylor and Henry Poster ol Jonesboro. * * * Allen Rites Conducted Services for Charles Allen ol Pisk Mo. Husband of Mrs. Flora Allen, former Blythevillt resident, were conducted yesterday at Cobb Funeral Home here by the Rev. P. H. Jernignn. pastor of Calvarv Baptist Church. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery. Mr. Allen died Friday at FLsk. Young Won't Run Again EL DORADO, Ark. (/P(— Walter J. Young of El Dorado has announced he will not seek re-election this year as state represent tlve Union County. from Conscientious Objector JONESBORO, Ark ,W>, Oscar Rohr has become Craighead County's first conscientious objecto since the end of World War Two. Air Force B-36 Down Safely SAN DIEGO, Calif, m— An Air Force B-3S bomber, in trouble for most of nearly 89 hours It was aloft, was reported down safely today on a Navy field. The Civil Aeronautics control Elderly Widow Falls as Second Victim To Phantom Gunman in West Virginia HUNTINOTON, W. Va. W) — An lat*r released. elderly widow was sitting In her wcond story bedroom last night, writing a letter at a desk beside the window. Outside, a car sped down the alley, slowed down—a shot cracked the calm Sunday night air. Critically wounded. 78-year-old Mrs. Fannie Funk had become the second victim within 11 days ol a phantom gunman, it was the eighth hit-run shooting at Hunt- Ington homes within the pajfc few weeks, police said. They believe the same ,22 caliber rifle or pistol was used In each case, The bullet hit Mrs. Funk In the right cheek and came out the other side of her face. Another woman struck Jan, 31 was treated for an arm wound and 'Twisted Son, John' Slays 3 of Family Oxer Uie of Auto MILWAUKEE («—Angered because h« was refused the use of the family automobile, a 16-year- old boy shot and killed his mother, brother and sister, police reported last night. Arno Schulz, 39 found the bodies ol his wile and two children when he returned from a business trip Sunday night. New the bodies lay a note addressed to him and signed "your twisted son, John." WAR (Continued from Page 1) more than 100 MIGs. The Filth Air Force reported one MIG destroyed and five damaged In one dogfight near the Yalu River boundary between Red Manchuria and North Korea. Another flight of 27 Sabres flashed into battle with 30 MIGs In the same general area and knocked down two Reds. No claims were made for the three other dogfights, over the Chongchon River, Slnanju and the Yalu. Rail Bridge Bombed • B-29 Superforls Sunday night bombed the Sinhung rail bridge spanning the Chongchon River in northwest Korea and the rail yards at Hamhung on the east coast. Unidentified planes over the Seoul area Sunday night caused an hour- long blackout. The bleak, 165-mile battlefront was quiet. Allied infantrymen huddled in snow-blanketed .foxholes and bunkers. After an unexplained Allied withdrawal on the Central Front Sunday night, • Chines* Communist troops raided the position and set flre to the Allied: bunkers. Apparently Allied forces made no attempt to -interfere with the burning. SUPPOSE YOUR cmur *fa>riapmmui , JHEKIDDLIBFTHIIIISNT?' .^n,"«^ ,*•-.»•'««- >v^ ^T£».^ How good to St. Joitph Aiplrin For Children handy! Orange flavored . world's biggest bomber, landed nl the North Island Naval Air Station In San Diego Bay. e* — eac s i adult doae. 50 tablet bottle 39c Buy St. Joseph Aspirin For Children now warned residents not to lighted, windows. Herman A. Krazler, chief of detectives, called it a "reign of terror. We are dealing with a twisted mentality." County Prosecutor Edward H. Green said he would ask the County Court to post a »500 reward for i information leading to arrest of r L the trigger-happy gunman. 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