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

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, March 3, 1952
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PAGE TBM BLYTHEV1LLB (ARK.) COUBIBR NEW* Finnegan Goes on Trial For Accepting Bribes ST. LOUIS (ff^—James P. Finns gan, personal friend of President Roosevelt, went on trial fii Federal Court today on charges of accept- Commodity And Stock Markets— New York Cotton ..... Open High Low 1:15 Mar. ...... 4065 4074 4055 4055 .May ...... 3995 «04 3980 July ...... 3908 3916 3838 Oct ....... 3639 3042 3617 New Orleans Cotton 3S60 3900 3C10 Mar. May July Oct. Open High Low ,4005 4065 4052 , 3995 4002 3977 , 3906 39U 3892 . 3634 3639 3015 1:15 4052 3980 3891 3615 Soybeans Mcll May July Sep. High 298 . . 283 285-M 277« Low 29 5 K 287 2B3H 27G-1; Close 2951'. 261 233'A 49 48 3-4 641-2 :06 3-4 55 1-1 501-2 60 1-2 19 1-8 33 1-4 67 3-4 33 75 1-2 543-8 51 38 5-8 63 New York Stocks A T and T .............. Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward ____ .. N Y Central Int Harvester J c Penney Republic Steel Radio .......... Socony Vacuum Etiuiebaker ...... ____ Standard of N J Texas Corp Sears ..... U S Steel Sou Pac ......... . Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. (AP) — (USDA) — Hogs 13,000 weights 180-225 Ibs 25 lo 35 higher than Friday's average; heavier weights steady to 25 higher; 170 Ibs down 25 to 50 higher; sows fully 25 higher; bulk choice 180-220 Ibs full width of grade 17.15-18.00; several loads mostly choice No. 1 and 2 190210 Ibs 18.10 to shippers and butchers; Choice No. 1, 2 and 3 230-240 Ibs 16.25-17.75; 120-140 Ibs 14.0015.75; 100-110 Ibs 12.50-13.50; sows 400 Ibs down 15.50-16.25; heavier BOWS 13.50-15.00; few 15.25' stags 11.50-13.50; boaxs 8.50-11.00. Cattle 3,000, calves 550; cows unevenly higher; bulls 26 to 50 higher; vealers steady; a few loads ami lots commercial to choice steer and heifers 28.50-33.50; utility and commercial cows 21.50-24.00; few below 22.00; canners and cutters 18.00-22.00. Ing bribes, and other misconduct, while he wat Internal Revenue collector here. U. fc>. District Judge Rubcy M. Hulen overruled A defense motion asking for a continuance. The first panel of 28 prospective jurors was then called. Ninety prospective Jurors in all had been summoned for the selection of a Jury, expected to lake all of today ar,<:l most of tomorrow. A grand jury Indicted Finnegan on counts of taking $250 twice from the Karol-Kell Garment firm — once "with Intent to have his decision nnd action Influenced" In a delinquent tax case pending in Fln- negan's office and the other for allowing the company to pay overdue Social Security taxes in installments. Finnegan Is tlie second collector to go on trial since the national Inquiry Into affairs of the Internal Revenue Bureau begun. Denis VV. Delnney of Boston drew a two-year sentence and a $10.500 fine upon conviction In January on six counts of misconduct In office. The Finnegan Irlnl may run as lone as two months but Judge Hu- Icn snid he will try to speed It up by shortening lunch hours and holding nlfrht sessions If necessary. Harry C. Blnnton, former U. S. district attorney here, will head Firmefjan's defense. Leading the proserntSo nis Thomas E. DeWolfe special assistant to the Attorney 155 3-8 General from Washington nnd George L. Robertson, present Tod- MANILA (Continued from Page 1) Hating for the new school curt.lln. Soliciting Committee meml>ers are Sherrell DeBusk, chairman; Mrs. E. B. Hart, Mrs. Zora rhll- lins, Mrs. E. E. Byrd, Mrs. Mnxlne Steele aided by William Shackley, storage Committee chairman, who Is working closely with the soliciting group. The Arrangements Committee also laid plans for an expansion of the celebration to innke it an all-day attain A para:';? IMS been scheduled to start the day's activities at 9 a.m. ana the big sale I? to begin at 10 a.m. and continue until 3 o'clock in tha afternoon. At 8 p.m.. a banquet has been scheduled at Tipton Hall gymnasium and C.-Hamilton Moses, president of Arkansas Power anci Lijht Company, has been invited to speak. The Soliciting Committee selected 2,100 advertisers and wrote thrm for a donation — not for money, but for an item to be sold at auction. The response was .suvprisini', if not tremendous. (Toraorrtiw: The response.) Cil Stove Overheats An ovrrheatcrt oil stove was the cn;iso of a fire alarm at the home of Miss E!:=e Moore. 700 West Walnut, yesterday. No damage was reported. How About You? If You Want the TJcsl Car Service, Come to T.l.SEAY MOTOR CO. Chrjslcr-rtrmoalh D«il*r 12J B. Main Thone ^\^^ eral district attorney for Eastern Missouri. The misconduct charges in the five-count Indictment against the former St. Louis Uix collector include acceptance of $5,000 from n hotel firm for representing them in n claim against the government, receipt of $3,000 from the American Llthofold Coorporiillon for representing it in a loan application to the Reconstruction Finance Crpor- atlon and payment by the Karol- Kcll firm of a SOU furniture bill he owed, in return for which he represented that company before tile RFC. WEATHER Continued from page 1 ly the storm and he estimated that he damage run "in the netsjhbor- wod of $1,500 to $2,000." Several window panes were broken by the hall pellets, Mayor Blodgctt said. At Gosnell, J. c. Bright said he counted 15 window panes thnt were cracked at Gosnell High School. Hall fell for 30 minutes there, he said. The storm wns freakish In nature in thnt It was a "hit nnd miss" affair, it blew In first from the sout!i- iMisi, then the heavy winds that accompanied it shifted to the south. Communities east of Dlythevlllc reported little lo no hall, Osceola •iad only rainfall nnd thunder and -he Lcachvillc area wns practically \ jntouchcd by, the hnil storm. i However, Lake City in Cralghcad ! bounty, which Is some 15 miles : south and east of Leachvlllo, re- ! iortcd heavy hull with consider- I able property damage. j Vandenberg Rcnominared WASHINGTON (/P) — Gen. Hoyl JB Vamlenberg, whose four-year term its chief of stuff of the Air Force i j ends April 30, will be nominate:! by President Truman for another 4-month term this week. I Searcy So/0Yer Claim* He Hat Highest Ranking Pin-Up — Anna Rosenberg WITH THE 45TH DIVISION. Ko- reaWv—Opl. Charles K. Williams of Searoy Ark., claims the highest ranking pin-up in the Army. The 179th Jnlantry soldier wrote Mrs, Anna Jtosenborg, assistant secretary of defense, asking tor a picture. She was his ideal, the corporal said. COURT fContlnued from page 1) Jury an Jnslriicllon that If lilch- nrdson permuted his daughter to drive the truck he was Jointly responsible. The court commented that the so-called "family purpose doctrine" (a theory thnt when other members of the family are allowed to use an automobile at will they automatically became agents of the head of the family* has been repudiated In Arkansas. "Furthermore, the negligence of a child cannot be Imputed to .1 parent merely because of the parential relationship statute snld. in the absence declaring." the of court Arkansas, it added, has no such statute. f'ns(on Derision Ueverscrl The Supreme Court also reversed another cnsc from the Osceola District of Mississippi Circuit Court. fn this one, the Supreme Court said the trial court erred In direct- lug B verdict against Gladys Poston Norrls, Negro, who had sued Mississippi coimlv Electric Co-Op- Inc., in death of Arthur erative Poston. The high roilrt said "the only question is whether (here was substantial evidence lor the Jury's consideration." The trial court thought there wasn't:, the Supreme Court said there was. Poston was killed Jan. 17 when he walked transmission line volts. into carrying 1951. Four Bodies Taken From Watery Graves c*ia. (ip>— Four were recovered from a water-filled quarry today after an automobile plunged off U.S. Highway 169 near here last night. One was identified as Jim Drew from papers on his body .The Highway Patrol tentatively Identified two others as Ben H. Little and J. P. Hollingcr, All were Negroes. Lee Bearden 'Re-Fifei' As Senatorial Candidate LITTLE ROCK WV- Stale Sen. J. Lee Bearden of Leachvillc today filed ns a candidate /or senator from the new 24th District, composed of Cralffhcad, Pclnsett and Mississippi Counties. Ho qualified as a candidate for position No. 1 (Mississippi County) of the three positions In the new district. He had filed prior to the re-districting. : rench Airliner Crashes at Nice 37 Are Killed, On* Rescued in Critical Condition, Reports Soy NICE, Prance W>>—An Air France Hrliner crashed In «n olive grove icar this Riveriera fun spot today illing 37 persons, Including an A- mcrlcan ballet dancer and two French actresses. A woman taken alive from the wreckaee was re- -orted In critical condition. The four-engine plane had lust taken off from Nice Airport, instead of heading out as usual over the rfcrtltcrrcanan on' the night to Paris, the plane turned back. It lost, Legion Delegation To Go To District Meet •Hie Dud Cnson Post of the American Lesion will send a delegation to the Lesion's Fifth District Meeting which will he held in Hnrrisburg Sunday, It was announced ("day, The meeting is scheduled to start at 11 with church services with the business session lo begin at, 1:15 p.m. Principal speakers will be Harry O. Miller, a post district commander, and Bill Smith of the Arkansas Veterans Service Bureau. Armorel Firm Given Implement Dealership', Armorc] Planting Co. has been appointed dealer lor the KBH "Dcepscal" ammonia applicator, it was announced tcday by the KBH Corporation ot clarksdale, Miss. The applicator utilizes a two-way hydraulic system that gives pene- 1 tratlon of the applicator knives lo 7,2001 any depth up to 12 inches. Bnilt The defense was thnt (lie co-operative hart properly constructed iintl maintained Its Hue and thnt the sagging was earned by other persons who had removed clumps or shackles from a KUV \virc. Associate Justice Pa :1 Ward dissented. Korean Veteran Flees Police in Tokyo TOKYO W,-A French veteran of the Korean War, charged with participating in a .sensational Tokyo bank robbery, eluded military police who opened fire as he fled in a tnxicnb today. , to fit any two-plow tractor, it is adjustable for rows from 36 to 42 inches. (Continued from Page 1) information on about 44.000 prisoners the Reds claim are "military personnel of our side." And lie accused the Allies of lying when they said Sunday the Communists had repudiated an agreemen to exchange Information on all war prisoners and another agreement to nomiimte neutral nations acceptable to both sides. BUSINESS FOR SALE Here's a good O]iriurlunltv lo go Into business for yourself. If you're inlerfslcil In Ilic moving ami home service business, tbu HOME SKRVIOES « STORAGE CO. is for sale. AInyfax equipment includes: I 2!l-Ton Sfudeuakcr Traclor, 1 International 2-Ttm Tnu'lor, 1 Chevrolet Pick-up IVuek 2 Van Trailers, I Grain Trailer, ! Ford Bclal Body anrl otlwr eriuiiinient essential lo the moving business. Office ami healing llxlnrcs. [Iptiolsti-ring supplies for humc smire, rnid.furnHurc rcllnislilng cqniimieill. Also 1.000 II. of walnut lumber, llusim-ss Is for sule. due to death of owner. Write or contact.... MRS. C. D. EATON 626 Walnut Filythcville, Ark. on Sharwin-Wiiliams Varnish MAR-NOT VARNISH A BARGAIN FOR FLOORS, WOODWORK, FURNITURE... 1 qt. Mar-ilol Gloss Varnish ond 2" Pure Brlslla Brush REGULAR PRICE *2 50 SPECIAL ^ $1931 52 £ SHERW1N-WIUIAMS HIGHEST OUA1ITY VARNISHI SMERWIN- W tut nut SWP HOUSE PAINT * WEATH6RATED for «xtro protection against— K Exceislva Ion of glon 2. Unconlrolled chotkln? GAL. IN 5', Point ond Color STYLE GU/0E • Yovn lo borrow . . . no <hor 9 .| • Ovor 100 gionl-iiie pog«i. • Full.color phologiophi. • Color hormonal lex «»Bry room. BUILDERS SUPPLY CO. Highway 61 South Phon« 2066 where 20 families live. Airport employes salt! pieces of ea gull's wines and feathers had icen found In the nlr intakes of the ilane's engine and this might have ausecl the crash. Air France offl- lals in Paris could not confirm 'ils. The two left endues had ap- aretitly failed. Joan Katzman. 21, whr> danced mler Hie name of Harriet Toby with the Marquis tic Cuevns Com- innl. was the dead American She appeared last night at Cannes in he ballet la Mucrte. Spanish tor death. Her home wns in New York , Verly, 41, were the French act'res- es who died. Eleven other victims iad British addresses. Others listed heir addresses in Prance or Italy The pilot, Theau Farnigia. 29, a •etcraii of 4.500 hours flying time, Hid his wife were killed. Mrs. Margarlte Dclpy of Paris was taken alive from the wreckage. She Is in critical condition at a losnltal, authorities said. An Ita- ian woman similarly rescued died mroute to the hospital. Bodies of the victims were badly )urlled, The plane was a Laneucdoe. used n European and North African services. Normally it carries a crew of five and has a capacity of 33 passengers. Today it had one more passenger and one less crewman. Air France officials In New York said 'it was the first fatality suffered by .Itltudc. then smashed into bit. 1 ;, missing tt KrO up of houses st MONDAY, MARCH NKVV MANAGER—K. D. Man fatove) of Marked Tree has been named manager of Modern Home Economy store, 109 West Main, it was announced today. For the past eight years. Mr. Marr has been connected with hardware films in Marked Tree. A former resident of. Blyltieville. he was associated with Standard Oil Co. here In 1937. Blytheville Girl Soloist With College Choir Miss Joann Trie.schrnunn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Tricsch- nmnn of Blytheville was soloist last night on the initial performance of a 13-week series by the Mississippi Southern College Clioir over the (Liberty Broadcasting Network. Sta- Topavt. 24, and MirMe I tio! '- KLCN will carry this program -_ i. «.,»)/•),,,, f,,,,.-., ft tilt f,.n n each Sunday from 9 till 9:30 p.m. Programs will be given by the choir and stringed ensemble. Next week's program will originate from Jackson, iviiss.. with Miss Trieschmann as a probable soloist. Former Resident Ends 6 Years as Army Recruiter A Blytheville man who has been stationed at the Army Recruiting Station jji Forl Smith for the pMt six years will be transferred March 20 to Cainu Sloneman. Calif., with orders assigning him to duty in the Far East Command. He Is M/Set. Robert 1>. Temple, •ho was born in Ripley, Ten;]., but came here when he was six. He resided here until he joined the Army In 1924 at the age of 18. Sgt. Temple served in Alaska and Prance during World War It. In addition to the Bronze Stnr, he holds the Crolx de Guerre with a letter o! commendation from Gen. De-Gaulle. Sgt. Temple Is a cousin of Lt. Edgar H. Lloyd of Yarbro, Mississippi County's only Congressional Merial of Honor winner of World War ii. He was present for the dedication Nov. 6, 19-19, of the memorial erected over Lt. IJoyd's grave on the Court Hcuse lawn here. At that time, Set. Temple recalled that it was he who advised Lt. Lloyd lo delay Joining the Army until completion of his college education. When Lt. Lloyd war, killed Nov. 1G. 194-5, Sgt. Temple \vas in action near LeMay, France, only 16 miles from where his cou.sin was fatally wounded. Both were serving in the late Gen. George Potion's Third Army. Blood Donors For Wilton Resident A caH for donors to give btood <n_ Charles George of Witeon « u \? sued today. Mr. George Is a patient In Ifetfe. odist Hospital In Memphis, whcr* he underwent throat surgery l««t week. Mrs. Maurice Lynch and Bentley Rhoades of Wilson are arranging transportation for donors. Glh ANNUAL HeUer Sire Show and Sale Saturday, March 15, J952 Show 10:00 A.M. — Sale 1:M p.M. Shelby County Penal Farm MEMPHIS, TENS. 75 REGISTERED BEEP 23 ANGUS —23 AN'GUS —39 POLLED HKRF08D —11 HEKEFORD — 2 SHORTHORN J>r. Cltas. S. Ifobbs of tile University or Tennessee .Animal Husbandry 1H- partment win Judge. Kiills will he shown according to aft* and brecil. Must Hulls are II to 22 months ol a^e .ready for servk-e in your Commercial Herd. Shelby County Livestock Improvement Association J. P. Chase, Prcs. llarrjl Krancls, Sec. For c.italugue write: (7<:CII, GOODMAN I 65 Exchange Avc., Memphis, Tenn. Two Republicans Plan To Oppose Rep. Hoys LITTLE HOCK (S't— At least two Reimblicp.ns may oppose Rep. Brcoks Hays (D-Ark) In the race for congressman from Arkansas' fifth District. Neither of the two hopefuls—A!ouzo A. Ross of Comvay nor Fores- j tor D. Johnson of Little Rock—has ; committed himself as a definite : candidate for the race. i t thnt type of plant! in the six. years | ttic company has used it. NOW OPEN! There's something new In Blytheville. It's the most complete, exclusive tire store in Ibis entire territory. Offering U.S. lloyal Tires, the latest techniques in relrcad- IriK, vulc.iniziiig and (ire repair . . . McCaul's can solve your tire problem. 1'ay us a visit. ROYAL TIRE STORE OF BLYTHEVILLE JOHN BCnNETT, Mffr. So. Hiway 01—Across from Swift Oil Mill ; ! II OW I FEEL SORIiy FOR WOMEN WHO CO.UrT DISCOt'KR POfTER STEKKIKG TOO.!? . . . .IM> T1IF.SK GREAT CHRYSLER t'K.ITVKES, TOO! ISO V-S Horsepower, even on non- premium fuel . . , The Security of Power Hrakos . .. Driivr-Controllcd Automatic Fluid Transmission The Rough-Road Stability of Ori- floiv fiiiie . . . The Protection of Fully Waterproof Ignition. YouTl never know what she means till you try Chrysler's fnll-Timc Power Steering yourself! Eccn olhcr tars with so-called power steering don't offer ns much new safety and ease as she gets! On ctery turn, hydraulic power does 4/5 of her work, her hand does only 1/5! On crtrtj turn, she turns lior wheel '.'3 less distance lhan other cars! At ftcnj instant, turning or not, her hands have 5 limes tier former porm- to hold and control her car's front wheels! She enses into parking places you wouldn't even try. She slips through traffic with the precision of a waUH. She breezes over bad roads with never a feel of wheel fight, car under control as never before! She can start in the morning and drive into the night with never a hint of shoulder strain . . . with the sanw wonderful "wheel feel" an d safety in every mile! Come try this amazing new steering yourself. Wt promise you nertr ftM anything like U! * T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO. e 121 E. Main Street

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