The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 26, 1952 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 26, 1952
Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH M, Of $35,000 'Small-Town' By KDVV1N' B. HAAKINSON WASHINGTON >Jfi — Harry Eas' ley, »_ self-styled "small town" Investment man. told Senate Investi- ' gators today he made 535,000 in a ' grain storage venture that' lasted less than two years. L; '-H« said he and four partners ' l piit up a lotnl of $25,000 In the project on which he said he spent "about one third" of his time. ' Easiey, who described himself prance Cracks Down on Tunisia Nationalists Premier Chenik, Three Of Cabinet Held By Police "i 1 U N I S. Tunisa Ml — France cracked down with a heavy fist on Tunisia's independence-seeking '- -nationalists today, arresting --Premier Mohammed Chenik and three of his Cabinel. Martial law and press censorship also were ordered. • The drastic steps were laken -after the Tunisian government and the French prctcelorale's nominal ruler, the 70-year-old Bev of Tunis, had balked at what was 'escribed as a French ultimatum .at Chenik must be fired Rioting Climaxed 5'- The French action climaxed three months of nationalist riot- ins and sabotage in this North Af-. -rican trouble spot and World War :• II battle-ground. In the violence ••• nearly 100 lives have been lost. '- Hundreds have been mTested and put behind barbed wire. Moslems In Tunis went on strike today in protest ' against the , French action, which included a . curfew from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. : and transfer of all police powers ." the military. Mor« Self-Rule Wanted Tunisia wants more self-rule and has asked the United Nations for help. 5- French Resident General Jenn '-de Hauteclocqiie In a call on the = .Bey yesterday, offered more self? -government to the protectorate on - - condition that Chenik and his pro- nationalist Cabinet be ousted. The Bey, Sidi Mohammed al- <-AmIn, refused and cabled French --President Vincent Auriol asking- .recall of the demand and an end 4||p de Hautecloccme's "procedures t( ,l intimidation." Obituaries George Anderson Diet • •-• Oeorge Turner Anderson of Cape Girardeau, former Blythevllle rest- dent, died last night at St. Francis - Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He Mas 60. Services will be conducted Friday In New Madrid. Mo., with burial there. Born in Arkansas City, Mo., Mr. Anderson was connected with ..the U. S. Corps of Engineers. Cobb . Funeral H6me of Blytheville is jn charge Grain Profit Man Tells as'a friend of President Truman was in Ihe witness chair for Ihe second straight day us (lie Senate Agriculture CommiUce Inquired Into charges of "fianllc profits" bv private businessmen in the government grain storage program Sen. Williams (R-Dcl) who made the original charges that resulted in the probe, said salaries and profits made by executives of the m!<|. west storage and Really Co., Kansas city, Mo., amounted lo 890,000. Secretary of Agriculture Brannan who has been fending with Williams lor some months about grain storage said tile profits were about $10,000. Williams said Easlcy and his partners leased facilities at Camp Crowder, Mo., and then rented them back to the government at a profit of at 1,400 per cent The company was formed in September, 1949, lo set up a grain storage operalion at camp Crowder. It moved out of the camp in May of last year when ihe Army asked return of the buildings. Knsley from Webb City, ' M O about 20 miles from Camp Crowder, said there were no salaries or profits until June of 1950. although the first shipment of grain moved in in October, 1918. RED CROSS (Continued from Page 1) Arthur and Miss Hilda Sleillmetz are to be here for some time lo work with Miss Annie Melgs who came Sunday. , Miss Milltcent Johnson, the nurje and 'Ted Horstman, building advisor, are to be here at Intervals but have a larger territory to r;ork The Farm Home Administration estimated the damage to rural areas alone In Mississippi County to be as high as $532.000. Slate Supervisor J. V. High-fill has recommended that Mississippi aud ten other storm-damaged counties lie declared disaster areas. County Red Cross officials this morning completed a survey of the storm-damaged area In this county and set the financial loss at about $350.000, but hastened to add that the figure is a "rough estimate and subject to revision, possibly upward." In Blythevllle, it was estimated that homes were damaged by about S-10,000 and businesses about $60000. The loss-in the Shady Grove- Milllgan Riiise area was set ?t about $200,000. Half Moon and Number Nine lost about J50.000. Funds Campaign chairmen again urged people to give generously to the Red Cross. "Our quota has been raised 25 per cent to provide funds for the relief of storm victims." E. J. Cure lias said. "This means we are to raise »»000—and we have only a. little more .than half that amount. "If you have given before, give again. If yon have not yet [*iven, do so now and give generously," he pleaded. Farm Home Administration will make loans for the replacement or repair of farm homes and buildings and Dilmus H Hearnsbfruer, county FHA supervisor jald his office Is taking applications now. Farm owners and' operators who suffered property damage due to the storm may apply for long term loans and those who lost farm machinery may also obtain loans, Mr. Hearnsberger said. The Misstsslpnf County FHA office Is In the Blythevllle City Hull. (AKK.) COURIER NEWS Commodity And Stock Markets- Hew York Cotton •Open High Low Close May . 4129 4134 4118 4116 J »'y 4039 4048 4030 4030 Oct 3746 3752 313« 373« Dec 3713 3718 3702 3102 New Orleans Cotton Open High Low Close May 4133 4137 4119 -4122 July 4042 4049 4031 4031 Oct 3743 3752 3735 3735 Bee 3711 3717 3700 3700 Soybeans 154 58 5-8 48 3-4 49 1-4! 5-8 105 High Low Close May 204^; 292'i 292',:, July 202 289 U 289=; Sei' 2853; 2823:, 282^ MOV 275^ 277 277' New York Stock* A T and T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper . .. Beth steel Coca-Cola Oen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central lilt Harvester J C Penney Republic. Steel Radio Socony Vacuum , Sl'.itlrbaker Standard of N J Texas Corp Sears Sou Pac '.. Stcele Man New Head of Navy Recruiting Office Cilief Bollermtn o. O. Kilvurn, • native of steele. Mo., tod.y » llc - ceeded Chief Gunner's Mute H o Tiew«t«r *s recruiter In charge o( ^ BeuN »vy Recruitlni station In city Chief Tiewaler, who lias been assigned here since June, 1950 Is being tnnsferred to recruiting duly In Jonesboro. H« was detached from duty here today «nd will leave tor Jonesboro tomorrow. Before coming here, Chief Kll- vurn wa.5 stationed aboard tie heavy cruiser USS De, Molnes, flag! ship of the Sixth Fleet In the Mediterranean area. i-blr 6 ",?!," °' U s '" rsln tl!e Navv ' Chief Kllvurn also has ser ,.^ aboard the destroyers USS Nicholson and USS Quick, [lie ^pp uas f"' no ''r- »»« «>« «lrcrnft carrim wm <°," ey *" d Uss Botaa''- Wilti his wife and Ihree children Ctery " rn " Sid " at 424 £« CEASPlRf 'Continued from Page n din-ion. 53 3-3! 62 3-4; IS 33 1-8J 1)7 1-8 •10 1-2 27 39 ] 36 5-B 15 7-8! 515 1-4 ! 53 3R 5-8 «6 1-4 Livestock NATIONAL. STOCKYARDS. Ill («— (USDA)-Hogs 12,000: active- weights 180-220 Ihs steady to lower: top 15 off; 230 Ibs up mostly steady; no Ibs down mostly 25 lower; sows steady to 25 lower- bulk 180-230 Ibs full width of choice grade 21.00-10: latter paid freely by shippers and batchers for weights up to 225 Ibs; 230250 Ibs 15.50-17.00: 250-270 Ibs 16.0050; 280-350 Ibs 15.50-16.00: 150-170 Ibs 15.00-16.50: 120-140 Ibs 13.1514.50; sows 400 Ibs down 14.7515.50, heavier sows 13.25-14.25; few 13.00; stags 11.50-15.50; boars 9.5012.00. Cattle 3,000, calves 600; opening about steady on all classes; shipper Interests taking several loads and lots good and choice steers at 2800-33.50; good and choice heifers and mixed yearlings 28.0032.00; utility and commercial cows largely 21.00-23.00; most good and choice vealers 30.00-38.00; sorted prime to 40.00; utility and commercial vealers 30.00-38.00; sorted prime to 40.00; most good and commercial vealers 20.00-38.00. Sheep 1,000; trade active »nd sieady to strong, spoil J5 higher; one lot choice «nd prime wool- skins around 100 Ibs 29.25; other good lo prime wooled and' fall shorn pelts 27.00-28.00; deck choice No. 2 skin.s 2S.25; load shorn lambs and few lota heavy woolskins atlll unsold; slaughter ewes steady, mostly 12.00-14.00; culls 9.00-11.00. To Expand Parking Ar«a Ernest Halsell, owner and operator of the Dixie Pig restaurant today announced purchase of a at by 160-foot lot adjoining Dixie Pig property on the north which he safd Is to be used for parking » expansion. How Can Phillips Make Such a Guarantee^ JUDGE FOR YOURSILF1 FiH your crankcase wHh n.w ,„„,,„. Pr.n,um Motor OIL Try i, for ,en da y ,- or up . t TT,oOO i... .atUfy you onevery ,,unr «o to any *„,,„,„ 66 Dealer ond „.,„ . - refill u.!n fl ony available oil you wont gfo4,r ,xp.m.. ?'*" •**" °"^ *• S'" «f f """"* ?""•'•••" ..'.*»• M£ / fftr /or tim, t*4 «„•„„. IE l ft greaf mulor oil. It gives yo WI«a«vimiONtY«!IlVeeps corrosion antl friction from narnung your cngini xuartls pmon ringi and cvliorfer walls tlA«!N« MOTICTION? Y«! Acidl ire neutralized — protecting bearing surfaces from pining. CLIANIN* AIILITVT Y«! And . cleani «ngme meanj mote power, and 1*55 gasoline consumption. IOW Oil CONSUMPTION? Yrj! I, taint d«compojition-k«t>i oil control ring, f re t. So-fewer Gef New, Improved mike-up quirts »rl nndtd OT«r thouundj of miles of op«r«ion. It's btuiiM of importiN fc.tum [ike Ihtjt ih.i Phillips 66 Heavy IJuij Premium Motor Oil sur- P_«»MJ' s|xcinc«. lions for >ll makej of c.ri. li', < a "Heavy O m y motot ni ,_ Ttw Kit-field question Is not now under discussion. Armistice deie- «bo«i, it Staff °" icers not to Ulk The prisoner problem was discussed freely by staff officers for he second day in off-the-record talks. They met in secret for two hours and n minutes but results «-ere Inconclusive, an Allied spokesman said. COUNCIL (Ootilimwd from Page 1) and acting for the City. Inducted I" the assets of (he company based on the January 31 balance sheet were 151,002 In cash mid government bonds. "Funds in in amount necessary to ixmsumate the transaction could be secured by the s»le of water revenue bonds, In liquidation, the mortgage debt of Ihe company «nd Its long and short lime notes totaling 1586.000, plus accrued interest, and also current liabilities would be paid and »«53,000.00 would be required to retire and cancel the capital utock. "Any water revenue bonds which might b« Issued will be payable, according to law, solely from the earnings of the water system and cnn not be or become a lein on real estate or a tax obligation of the City directly or Indirectly. A public hearing will be advertised and held before any bonds may be sold. "Though the ownership and operation of the water properly will definitely B ho»- a profit to the City, the dominant reason activating the Council was Ihe necessity of lessening the burden of the cost of the sewer Improvements by some twenty-five or thirty thousand dollars per year. "No definite conlract has as yet been drawn with him. but ilr. Clyde Kapp; the present manager, has stated that, if the City so desires, he will continue to mimagc the water plant. "The Mayor and City Council are of the opinion that the operation of the water syslem should be free of political interference, therefore before the property Is transferred, the Council would, as provided by Arkansas Statules, enact an ordinance cre*ting a "Waterworks Commission" to be composed of three qualified electors ol the municipality who ar« not otherwise offlc* hoidm. "Th« Rotary, Kiwanis, Lions, Chamber of Commerce, Junior Chamber of Commerce. American 1-eglon, and other civic organisa- tions will be asked in the near lu- Hire U) each submit the names of six men (net necessarily their member.*), whom they consider qiliUilied to be members of the "Waterworks Commission", to act In the public interest. At an mi- nounced Council meetlns, the Muy- or and the Council by a two-thirds vole would select from the total list of nominees submitted the namea of three men to serve as Water Commissioner.';, who would have full authority to conduct the affairs of the City water department wlllioiit Interference as by law provided. '-'C. O. Miles of Chicago has assisted City officials in working out details, of which there nre many, ami any bond issue would have to be properly set up before the bonds are offered at public sale to the highest bidder. II mtxht be midsummer before the transaction couki be consumiiHted. In the meantime, with as little delay as possible, further study and consideration will be given to dc\amine the most fca.snble nnd practical manner of solving the sower problem. Black and Vencli Engineers of Kansas City have already submitted a preliminary report." Snowsftoe Postman RAWLINS, Wyo. «-—jnclt liech- told, Dixon mall carrier, hopes for an early Spring. Know forced him to use snowslioes lo deliver hla route in the moutainous Medicine Bow National Forest. It takes him four dnys to travel 2ft miles-to deliver mall to five ranches. West to Push Ahead With Plans To Bring Reich 'Under Wing' WASHINGTON (/ft--The Western Powers gave evidence today of pushing nhcad wllh plans to co- ment as much of Germany as possible to the Western world re- Bnrdless of Russia's tactics. The toughened policy of the United Slates. Britain nnd Fiance was spelled out in a note sent to WIND (Continued from Page 1) sonla area as "the most terrible devastation I've ever seen," said housing apparently was the Immediate need of the survivors. Trailers In R e Offered He said the government would buy trailers to rent to the homeless for a nominal fee. Hed Cross officials said they would help Dav (he rent. Sen. Fulhrlght (D-Ark) Hated six possible steps the federal government might take to ald.tlw victims: 1. Temporary housing; j. placement service for the unemployed; 3. loans to repair farm homes nnd buildings;, 4. loans lo repair nnd replace business establishments; 5. remove all restrictions on loans and Insure them up to 100 per cent of value, and a. assist In making temporary repairs to public facilities, Including schools. Sen. John McClellnn and Reps. Boyd Tnckoll. a candidate for governor. Wilbur D. Mills atid W. B\ Norrell, also made the tour of tornado areas. They vlslled Senr- cy. Judsonla, Bald Knob Donl| Dhall, Hazen, Carlisle and England. Moscow yesterday .^ m(H j. ^ llc by the thr«« actions l».t night This 800-word declarmUoo r.1 spending to a new Sovl of March 10 to start ' ' lttl I. it served nolle, on th« Kremlin that Western nations, IB cloM co-operation with th. antl-Comm*. nisi government of West O*rm«- ny, are (Irmly committed to (l«ln« Germany In whole or in part to a SLV leMlv * Zurop " n com J. H challenged the Russian* ta prove th. .Incerlty «rf tli«lr «£ clared interest in unifying a »r- many by permitting a United N« lions commission to go Into th. Soviet zone and find out what opportunity exists ther. for- holding free elections. ^ Officials her* predicted toe new notes would be followed by a IOM series of exchange. »uch •« h»i taken place regulnrljr In the put five years. Sr««l« Doctor Movts Dr. John M. CalUhan, former!* of steele, Mo., has moved to ' St Petersburg, Pla., w her« he ha» opened an office at M37 15th St No. No Jews R«pr«Mnft</ BAOHAD, Ir»q </P>—Ir.,1 of. ficlals laid Iraqi Jews will no longer be represented in the p»r]l«- ment since there arc only laoofl left in the country, after a recently-concluded large scale exodue to Israel. Minorities of les« th»n 20,000 are not repre«ented In parliament], I THE ROAD or 9 THE ROUGH -vou can't beat a GHC! K NOW why, more and more, CMC's are becoming first choice of so many cost-watching truck operators in every type of hauling? One of the big reasons, they will tell you, is they can always get a CMC that's exactly "engincd" for their particular kind of work. There is no need for a CMC owner to strain away with an underpowered truck-or lose profit to a gas eater unsuited to its job. That's because CMC builds the widest range of truck engines in the industry - CMC famed valve-in-hcad gasoline engines from 100 to. 200 H. P-GMC exclusive 2-cycIe Diesels from 110 to 225 H. P And it's the kind of fowsr you don't have to {tamper! Each CMC engine is specially lubricated against wear, specially ventilated against acid-forming fumes even when idling-spccially designed for truck duty! Why not let us recommend the CMC truck, tractor or six-wheeler perfectly powered for your job? It will b« a real truck all the way-exactly the right combination of engine, axle, transmission and frame blended by the world's largest exclusive manufacturer of commercial vehicles! Get area. HORNER-WILSON MOTOR CO. 309 East Main Street in Blytheville You'll do better on a used truck with your GMC dea/er,

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