The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 11, 1952 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 11, 1952
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PAGE TWELVE BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEW» Cuban. Revolutionary Promises To Clean Up Thieves, Gangsters HAVANA, Cub» m— Fuls«»cl« B*U«ia, Cuba's rccurgent strong m*a, ioday formally proclaimed himself In charge of "all powers and functions" at both (he executive and legislative branches ot fh« corernment. By BEN MEYSK HAVANA. Cuba (/T) — Veteran revolutionary Fulgencio Batista was back in the Cuban saddle again to- Commodity And Stock Markets— N«w York Cotton Open High Low 1:15 Mar W73 4086 4001 4070 May 3998 4013 3930 3989 July 3910 3922 3300 3903 Oct 3645 3047 3031 3831 New Orleans Cotton Open High Ixiw 1:15 Mar 4072 4000 4007 4075 May 3994 4012 3990 3998 July 3004 3919 3B97 3801 Oct 3WO 3047 3028 3G28 Soybeans High Mch 300 May 2Q6 July 291 Sep 282-Vs Low Close 297S 298 294VI 20414 289« 26971 2BHS 282!i New York Stocks A T and T 153 3-4 Amer Tobacco 57 1-2 Anaconda Copper 48 Both Steel 43 Chrysler 701-2 Coca-Cola 107 1-2 Gen Electric 553-4 Oen Motors , 517-8 Montgomery Ward 61 1-4 •N Y Central 20 Int Harvester 33 1-2 J C Penney 08 Republic Steel 41 Radio 25 3-4 Socony Vacuum 375-8 Studcbaker 333-4 Standard of N J 76 1-2 Texas Corp 55 1-8 Sears 54 U S Steel 39 1-2 Sou Pac 641-2 day. pledged to clean up "thieving and gangsterism In government." He promised elections for a new government after Uio cleanup. With Army backing, Batista ousted the government of President Carlos Prlo Socarras before dawn yesterday. Two men killed In a brief gun battle at the presidential palace were the only reported casualties. Military In Control Batista's forces were reported In command of police, Army and Navy stations In Cuba's five outlying pi-ovincps. The 51-year-old Tialista, who ruled the Caribbean Island country from 1934 until 1D44—first as a l>cliind-lhe-.scencs dictator and then as President—this time called himself "chief of the revolution." He named a 15-mart Cabinet of civilians, replaced top military and police officers as well as Havana's mayor and said he, himself, "might possibly become Prime Minister and. as such, head of the government." law Bars fiatlslrt Batista Is barred from the presidency until October, 1952, by a Cuban law requiring an ex-President to stay out of the office eight years. President Prlo, who had left the presidential palace yesterday Just ahead of Batista-cnntrollrd Army tanks, took refuge early today In the Mexican Embassy. He was expected to ask asylum in Mexico, where he lived in exile from 1935 to 1940. Mexico was expected to grant his request and to start negotiations for his safe conduct there. A number of officials of Prlo's government also were refuged In the embassy. Balloting Postponed The government overthrow came In the midst of the campaign for presidential elections June 1, In which Batista was a candidate. He at once postponed the balloting indefinitely. In a radio speecli Itist night he assured Cuba's people thril the "new government will be in power only the time required, nnil then we shall have elections without ptstoleros gunmen) .sowing terror In the republic." Batista said he singed his revolt because he had reliable news that Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111. (l?)~ <USDA) -Hogs 9,000; active. 35 to 50 higher than Monday's average, spot up more; most choice Nc.s. 1. 2 and 3 180-230 Ibs 17.50-65; few loads mostly choice Nos. 1 and 2 under 220 Ibs 17.75; top to packers 17.00; moat choice 240-170 Ibs full width of grade 16.50-17.35; 280-330 Ibs 16.00-25; 150-170 Ibs 18.0017.SO; 120140 ugs 13.75-15.50; 100-110 Ibs 12.25-13.25; sows 400 lb-S down 16.2516.00; heavier sows mostly 13.5015.00; few down to 13.25; stags 11.50-13.50; boars 0.00-11.00. Cattle 2,000. calves 700; demand moderately active and prices steady to strong; good and choice steers and heifers largely 32.7535.00; largely small lots; commercial and good steers nnrl heifers 27.50-31.00; utility and commercial cows 22.00-24.00; catiners nnd cutters 17.50-21.50. Obituaries Rites Conducted For Moss Bryan Services for Moss I,ynes Bryan, operator of the c.lfl Shop here whn (lied Monday, xverc conducted nt 3 p.m. today at the First Christian Church of Fulton, Nfo, by [he liev Karl w. Tllttle. Burial was In the Fulton Cemetery, with Cobb Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Bryan, 48. died nt Walls Hospital following n hcnrl attack. He had been a resident of Blytheville since loin. A Brnriuate of Blj'the- villc HlRh School, he attended the University of MKsourl. 'Ike' Plans Maneuvers BAD NAUHEIM. Germany '(>> — High olllcers ot Gen. Divighl Eisenhower's SIMI>E headquarter.? met here today to plan the first Joint maneuvers oi Western Europe's defense forces . Bevon Defeats Censure Move By Attlee on Rearmament LONDON <ii r >— Aneurin lievan to-1 day defeated tin attempt by Cle-! inenfc Attlee's moderates to censure' him for bucking the Lnbor party's ^1ews on rearmament. The censure motion was defeated 172-02 n(. a party meeting in which Attlcc at. one time was boord. All that Altlec salvaged was a watered-down version of restoring "standing orders" of the party leadership. Under standing orders, rebels can be expelled from (he party. But the re.wlution as finally ntlojit- eti left loophole!; for the Eevaniles. Both sides cluinKd victory in tli; lobbies alter the meeting' but It appeared the Bcvanilcs' claim was the stronger. The parly decision avoided censure of P,cvan and his 50 followers. Bovan hart r.nt recanted in any of his beliefs and he had hearted off an iron-clad crackdown on his Hoe. The party split came to n head Prlo. "faced with the defeat of lif candidate In the June 1 elections n':ii' planning a phony revolution for April 15." PRIMARY (Continued from Page 1} rncr Gov. Harold E. Stas.sen is on the Republican preferential section of the ballot but he has no dele- ate.s entered for him. New Hampshire sends H representatives to the Republican con- veritton and eight to the Democratic. In the case of both parties, oh- icrvers generally considered the 'lection of delegates less important than the preferential ballot, in this latter section, the people register a preference directly lor the presidential comltdalc In what Is known a.s "the popularity contest." Elsenhower's list of delegates Is far ;norc Impressive than Taft'.s nnd a majority of them are expected to be elected. "I'opularlly" Is Close But the "popularity contest" apparently was a very close race nnd supporters of both men. while predicting victory, conceded the margins might be narrow. before the polls opened Eisenhower supporters (ircd (heir last heavy broadside. Speaking In Dover. Sen. Lodge (R-Mass), hcnd of the general's national organization, (old an nudl- ence, "Elsenhower will clean out the Communists [n government, lie rm.s never been uncertain alxmt the Communist threat." Lodge also touched on the often dl.scu.vcd tiucstlon of putting a military man in the While House. He .said, "It's a mistake to bar any prulcsslon from the White House." Sen. Kefauver carried his campaign for the supjwrt of New Hampshire's estimated 25.000 Democratic voters right up to the wire. He campaigned all day Monday, visiting ills backers and making last-minute appeals. Ginners Elect 3 Missco Men Three Mississippi County men !mvc been elected officers oT Llic Arkansas -Missouri Ginners Association. Meeting in Memphis, the Association nntnecl J. E, Teaford, Jr., of Luxorn vice president, R. D. Hughes of BlythcvUle secretary and W. Kemper Driiton of Blytheville treasurer. J. I-. Ross iii" Essex, Mo., was elected president. WAR [Continued from Page 1) U.N. lines. Only a few small patrol clashes were rejwrted. The nil- bjittle pitied 41 Sabres aeainst SiaLMlCis. The Red planes were trying to break through the protective Jet screen thrown \ip nvound U.N. flKhter-bombers attacking ground targets. JT""* TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 1932 Greece Slows USSR Travels In Country ATHENS, Greece (at — Greece joined her new Atlantic Pact Allies today In restricting travel of the Soviet Union's representatives within the country. The Foreign Office said 11 » p as notifying the Soviet Embassy that henceforth the staff of the embassy nnd of Tass, tile Russian News Agency, could not go more (ban 24 miles from Ihe center oj Athens without special permission. The United States and most other Atlantic Pact members put similar bans on the Russians yesterday. :ri retaliation for restrictions on the Western representatives In Moscow. BUSMEN'S HOLIDAY—The crews of U.rcc of London's famous double-decker busts, like that above, will have a nice holiday in the United States—driving their buses. The three buses will make a four-month tour of the U. S. us part of a "Corne-lo-Drilain" tourist campaign. CEASE-FIRE (Continued from Page 1) nn.swcr to accusations from North Koea ng e roops. Includng 50.000 South Koreans, as "dexterous de- lain " , laying tactics." Tuesday, Lee asked for an accounting of 1,030 persons ho said the Allies hold In prison camps. He handed over three lists of names. He said the U.N. was burdening talks with "trifling odds antl ends." " cannot Michigan Reds Probe May End DETROIT i/l'j—The eommunism- in-Mlchlgan inquiry headed toward a possible early conclusion tcdny. Members of the House Un-American Activities Committee were reported talking of finishing the job in two or three days after having first planned a lull five-day session, as the hearing resumed, a former Michigan state senator was on the record as one of the inquiry's many unwilling witnesses.>orn Stanley Nowak, 49. for 10 years a Democratic Jegis- lator from Wayne Detroit County, refused for the most part of his four hours on the stand yesterdaj to answer question. : uutj.i ami 4 ini.t , Short IHectins Held A second truce group met for only five minutes. They are stafT officers, deadlocked over whether Russia should Iw named n neutral to help polite n Knteati armistice. The stuff officers have met for a total of 13 minutes in three clays. Brevity of their sessions typifies the slatus of negotiations. Despite the double deadlock In ] truce talks—over prisoner exchange' and truce supervision — Ridgway said his nppeumnce in Mun.snn had "no more significance than any other visit over here." There i.s a growing belief In Munsan that any break in the truce talks would have to come from ' higher authority than vested in armistice negotiators. i Patience *s Taveil j Ridgway described the prolonged j negotiations as a fight—part of the "world-wide sniritiinl i^cr.l/icHcnl Margaret Plans Tour LOS ANGELES (/P) — Margaret Truman 1 will sing in eight cities during her concert tour of the Far West. The most recent bird to become extinct is the heath hen. once very common in the North Atlantic states. Belgium Soys, 'Me Too' BRUSSELS OP;—Belgium notified displomats from Iron Curtain countries today they will have to give advance notice of their intenilon to travel outside Brabant Province. Brussels, the capital, is In that province. Blytheville Youth Wins Scripture Memory Contest Jerry Brown, 12-year-old son ot the Rev. and Mrs. E. C. Brown, won the Mississippi County Baptist Junior memory drill at Osceola last night by correctly quoting 52 loose. As county winner, he will compete in the state Junior memory drill at the State Baptist Training Union Convention in Little Rock Friday and Saturday. For the past three consecutive years. Jerry has won first place in the state competition. This will be the last year he will be eligible to ccmpete. as lie will be in another department next year. Other Blytheville delegates to attend the BTU convention in Little Rock wilt be the Rev. and Mrs. Brown; Don Brown, their other son; Miss June Buchanan, financial secretary of the church here) Miss Hazel Brannen, educational secretary; and Mr. and Mrs. James Gardner. Mr. Gardner Is Training Union, director of the church here. Big Scale Stocking Troubles Beset New York's Shoppers Winds, Hail Hit In Little Rock Rest of Arkansas Raked by Rains By Tlie Associated Prts« Little nock was buffeted by high winds and hail Monday while the of the state was getting general rainfall. The U. s. Weather Bureau -t Little Rock said hail measuring up to 1/2 Inch In diameter fell there briefly Monday night. High winds rocked the capital city, but no extensive damage was reported. Rainfall of 2.76 Inches was recorded at Black nock. Batesville nnd Pocahontas had rain of •> and 2.03 inches, respectively. rain of more than an Inch wa measures at Little Bock and Camden. 1.92, Georgetown, 1.88. pi ne Bluff, 1.67, El Dorado, 1.62, Ar- kadelnhia. 1.35, and Ft. Smith. 1.15. Partly cloudy and cooler weather was forecast for Tuesday and Tuesday night with a low temperature oi 28 to 32 degrees In (he north portion Tuesday night. Wednesday is expected to be partly cloudy and warmer with scattered showers late in the day. NEW YORK <AP) _ Big scale stocking troubles beset women shoppers yesterday in the neighborhood of Pennsylvania Station their nylons disintegrated before their eyes. There was no unusual smell In the air but it may have been the atmosphere that caused the trouble. About a fourth of the 1,000 well dressed women attending the International Beauty Show at the Stntler Hotel were astounded to find runs and holes in their hose. The city's smoke control board said yesterday was a bail day lor fumes in the city, because (here was little 'wind and lowering atmosphere to keep city otlors close to the ground. But one board member said he doubted the fumes could get bad enough to attack stockings. Atmospheric attacks on nylons •have been reported In other cities where heavy concentrations of sulphuric fumes collected. In Bound Brook, N. J., four years ago a lye-laden gust of air "from a chemical plant crossed the path of a group of feminine employes on their way to lunch. Their stockings disappeared. Ham Sells for $38 Per Pound at Auction CHARLESTON. W. Va. Iff) — Ham sold for $38 a pound and eggs brought $76 a dozen here last night. Those were the prices paid for ham and eggs auctioned off at the Future Farmers of America annual ham, bacon and egg show. Italian General Quits NATO Post ROME W—Italian Gen. Maurizio Lszraro de Castl^lione has resigned as NATO commander of land forces In Southern Europe, n high Italian source said tociay. In the face of Greek and Turk opposition to placing their troops under nis leadership. Gen. Efislo Marras, Italian chief of staff, asked Castiglione to rA consider his restoration, the info" munt said, but Castigllone rejected the request. :•! THERE'S A NEW SIGN § = fCOMING TO BLYTHEVILLE!:::" Watch For Announcement Tomorrow! _•_ 'Axis' Meets Again BONN lift — West Germany anil Jlipan tcday bc'Knn establishing diplomatic relations. Asked whut assurance the U.N. Command had that the Communists would respect any armistice agreement, Kulwa said: nss wou respect any agreement, Kulgway said: "I do not think we can be SUIT ahead of time. 'Die only wny you am assure yourself of adherence --.ti mis ueun ijie conslsleiu stand of the United Nations Com- m.ind in its n-soliatlous." Rciul Courier News Classified Ads last Wednesday when Bevnn, former hc:il(h minister, nnd his bloc refused to follow party orders clnr- 1ns; a Commons vote on .sll]) Britain's huge i earmamcnt program—a program launched by the Attire government—but questioning the ability of the Conservative government to carry it on I. Bcvan's oiMMfilinvi to the rr-arni- :imrnt program has been on pnlih- cnl nnd economic grounds, u,, | )n , s ccmtmck'ci thM the program was too bii: and was being carried ont at, the expense of his pot public wel- Ir.rc njui social ,<.orvices. 5 Men Are Executed TAU'EH. Formosa (,ri — F I v c men were executed in Tnipeh today. Four were convicted ot being Communist ni.-ent.'!. The fifth convicted of raping a a-yciu-okl girl. HOUSE FOR SALE We have a house located just north of the Kroger Store for s:ile. II consists of one l-nnmi and lialh apartment, and one ,'i-room ami l>ath apartment. Has separate light and water meters. To enlarge the parking lot for Kroner we must move this house. Purchaser will have lo move it or wreck if at once. Will .sell at low price (o move it immediately. Call or see us now. TOM LITTLE REALTY CO. Phone 2323 109 Wcsf Main Ginners An have your Cotton Planting Seed Ceresan M Liquid Treated* • Air Cleaned O Screened & Aii Graded BAGS MACHINE SEWED -Act Now! PROMPT SERVICE — UP-TO-DATE FACIU- TIES. Add to your profils by early germinal ion; elimination of faulty seeds; no clamping olf or will; no planter chokc-ups; earlier maturity; increases final yield of lint cotton per acre. * New "Slurry Method" Blytheville Delinting Corp. Highway 61 So. Blyfheville, Ark. Phones 2860-2976 o Blytheville... We're glad to have you as our guests. And you can ... Bet Your Bottom Dollar... : : . you'll find our friendly city to your liking- Pleasant, Progressive, and... proud to have you visit us again - anytime Ark-Mo Power Co. 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