The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 15, 1952 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 15, 1952
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PAGE TKN BLYTllKViLLE (AUK.) COUH1KK NEWS TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 1952 Arkansas Solons Are Encouraged On 'Aluminum' Some Progress Is Reported in Work For Arkadelphia Plant WASHINGTON f/P) — A r k aiififts congressmen seeking lo break down a possible barrier to n neiv aluminum plant In Arkansas say they "feel a little encouraged." Sen. McCcllen (D-Ark) said following R conference with Interior Department iitid Power Commission representatives yestcrdny that "some progress" was made hi clour- Ing the way for the proposed plant near ArkFidelphin, Ark. McCIellan, Sen. FutbriKht am! Heps. Norrell nriri Harris met with three members of the Power Commission and representatives of the Southwestern Power Administration, nn agency of the Interior Department, , Involved In the conference Is a contract to supply power to the proposed plant, to be built by the Reynolds Metals Company. The Arkansas Power and Light Company and SPA agreed last January to the contract, which sets forth rates to he charged, including the rate the government would get for power from a hydroelectric dam in Arkansas. The Power Commission has questioned adequacy of the rates. If the rntes in the contract arc Increased by the Power Commission, the Arkansans fear that Reynolds will abandon the Arkansas site and move the plant elsewhere. McCIellan said, he thought the matter would be resolved either today or tomorrow. The time element Is Important, Ijand options which Reynolds holds in the proposed plant area expire, tomorrow. FHA Is Attacked At Magnolia MAGNOLIA, Arlt. (/D—The Federal Housing Authority, which la building 28 low-rent units here, has been attacked by a group of Magnolia citizens. The citizens last night demanded that the City Council rescind a resolution It adopted In 1950 allowing the FHA to build 100 houses in Magnolia. The protestftnts charged that federal construction of houses was "socialistic." Their protest wns taken under advisement by the City Council. Arkansas News Briefs— Dover Man on Trial in Death Of Unborn Child; Shot Wife B) The As»clat«d Prcsi RUSSEI.LVIIJ-.E—A Dover, Arlc. ; man is being tried here In the death of his unborn child. Harvey Helton went on trial In Pope Circuit Court yesterday on a charge of manslaughter. He Is accused of shooting his pregnant wife during an argument last June 3. His wife recovered, but her child died. Fast Arkansas Couple Held in White Slave Case MEMPjilS—The Federal Grand Jury has indicted an East Arkansas man and his wife on 11 counts of violating tlie Federal White Slave Traf/Ic Act. They are Huddle Peeler. 45, and Blvy Inez Peeler, 35, or/crators of the Jungle fnn Night Club near Proctor, Ark. Prior to their arrest, the Peelers had been free on ?2,WQ bond ill an FBI charge of white slavery. The Indictments were returned here yesterday. Two More Cities Vote on Parking Meters Residents in two more Arkansas cities voted today on the installation of parking meters. The special elections were held al Hossellville and Pails. Parking meters are In use or have been approved In 32 Arkansas cities. GOP Delegate Declines to Name Choice MAGNOLIA—W. L. Jameson, sixth District delegate lo the Republican National Convention, has declined to name his choice for the parly's presidential nomination. Jameson 1ms said that he will go to the convention uninstructcd and "with an open mind." But the Magnolia Banner-News said Jnmcson sent In a ballot in Us presidential preferential straw vote marked for Sen Robert A Taft of Ohio. 'Corpse' Springs Bock To Life After Falling Out at Truck Wheel PINE BLUFF, Ark. W>— A light truck came to a .slow holt on a downtown street here as Its driver slumped over the wheel. When police arrived, a physician had pronounced trie driver dead. The man was removed to the morgue, and about 25 minutes later the coitmer arrived to begin an examination. Suddenly the sheet covering the "body" flew Into the air and the "dead man" began protesting. The "corpse" promptly was escorted to Jail by police who said the man was a victim of "an overdose of Intoxicating beverages" State P-TA Head Warns of Needs For School Funds LITTLE ROCK r;p>—The president of the Arkansas of Pn rents and Teachers warns that "we must find a permanent and sustaining means of flnnnclnn our schools, and It mast be at the community level." Mrs. Fielding A Poo of Paragon kl told (he group's 27th nnnunl convention night that shortage of teacheis—due to low pay—was one of the pressing problems facnd by the state. The three-day meet ends tomorrow. Frctlrlc March won the motion picture academy "Oscsr" us the best actor In 1932 tuul 1946. First Violent Deoth of Week Is Recorded Arkansas' first violent fatality of the week was recorded Monday In Howard County. Mrs. Robert Halley. about 50, was killed when the car In which she was riding and a log track collided about a mile south or Umpire on state Highway 1. Grand Jury Frees Mother of 9 In Murder Case at Jonesboro ,Sl S ,f^°:.. A ^- ';" - T " e lhc ": "uaband and father. Claud Legislature Meet . ...., . On Tornado Relief Said 'Fading Away' LITTLE ROCK MI—The possibility of holding a special session of the legislature to appropriate tornado relief funds is "fading." This announcement came, yesterday from Oov. MeMnth, who said he thought the matter could be worked out without the legislature. A federal appropriation of nearly $100,000 has been granted the state for repair of public buildings damaged in the March 21st storms. W anger Case Goes to Trial But Will Be Minus 'Sensations' SANTA MONICA, Calif. Wv—The criminal lawyer Jerry Giesler, said SHOE'S ON THE OTHER FOOT-Celebraling 50th anniversary of the opening of liis bnothlnck stand on New York's Hanover Square, Tony Ubino. 72. right, gets a shine from old-lime customer Richard R. Adams, president of the Grace Steamship Line tie proudly shows gold watch presented lo him by officials or the steamship firm. Tackett Gets Honors atHome Murfreesboro Holds Ceremony MURFREESBORO. Ark. «>,—The j homcfolks of Rep. Boyd Tackett, | an announced candidate (or the j Democratic nomination for governor of Arkansas, honored the Nashville congressman today. Tackett was guest of honor at n favorite son celebration on the -shores of Narrows Lake near here. The ceremonies began at 3 p.m., but a parade through the streets of Nashville at 1 p.m. started the festivities. The event was sponsored by friends of Tackett in Montgomery County, where he was born; In Pike County, where he practiced law, nnd In Howard County, where he now lives, Walter Wanger shooting case, which Hollywood expected would produce some sizzling courtroom testimony, 'goes to court today— but there'll be no sensations. Prosecution and defense attorneys agreed yesterday to let Superior Judge Harry Borde decide the 51-year-old producer's fate on the basis of testimony before the grand jury, The county grand jury Indicted Wnngcr, one of filmland's most respected moviemakers, last Dec. 18 on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to commit murder. Five days earlier in a Beverly Hills parking lot, while his wife, actress Joan Bennett, looked on, Wanger shot her agent, Jennings Lang, 39. Lang was seriously wounded in the groin but is now up and around again. Wanger said he did It because Lang "broke up my home." Miss Bennett and Lang said their relationship was strictly business. Wanger, who if convicted could be sentenced to from one to 14 ycnvs in prison, pleaded innocent and innocent by reason of temporary insanity. His attorney, ace Foods that are Different at the RAZORBACK Cherry Cobbler Blackberry Hot Biscuits Cobbler D . „., Baked Beans Barbecue Choice Chicken Home Made Vegetable Soup Home Made Hot Rolls "Eat Out More Often" yesterday the Insanity plea, will b» withdrawn. He added that he will plead with the court to reduce th« charge io assault with a deadly weapon, a lesser offense for which the penalty would probably be « jail sentence. There have been numerous reports recently that the movie industry, seeking to avoid scandal, has exerted pressure on the principals to play down (he trial. Qiesler said Wanger decided t» "throw himself on the mercy of th« court" to avoid a lurid trial for the, sake of the children Involved. Wa^ ger and Miss Bennett have two Kffi' the Langs have two. Airborne Division Plan* To Camp at El Dorado EL DORADO. Ark. W)—A con. voy of more than 2.000 vehicles carrying Airborne 7.000 soldiers of the 82nd Division will camp here Friday night. The soldiers are en route to their home base at Fort Bragg, N. c., after partiiipating in Operation Long Horn in Texas. Crntuhend County Grand Jury ycs- lerday freed a pregnant mother and one of her nine children from first degree murder charges and criticized state officials for premature release of convicts. A no true bill was returned In the case of Mrs. Velma A'rnder, 32, and her oldest son, Claud Junior, 14, who had been charged by the prosecuting attorney with murder in the fnlal shooting of Contractor Says He Has Contract To Shore Up Crumbling River Banks MEMPHIS (/>>)— The head of a One covering firm .that socializes in shoring up crumbling river bnnks says he has been awarded a si, 130,000 contract for an Arkansas River project near Fort Smith. Paul D. Scavy, president of the Mississippi Valley Engineering and Construction Company here, snid the contract would be let by the Tulsa U/ S. Engineers District. The project is split in two parts: News of Men In the Service Jend. about three miles above PI. Smith. Ark. Scnvy p snld yesterday that contraction would take about a year, with work to start within n month. The project involves 300.000 cubic •arils of dirt csciilation. the Icrm or grading and smoothing banks: 10,000 cubic yards of stone, use; 1 , o "pave" the banks; and 250,000 inonr feet (if pile dikes. With lumber "mattresses" beneath. Engineers employ hank stAbtlixn- iun to keep a river on course, protect rich farmlands and as an aid o navigation and flood control banning. Edgar Poag, seaman apprentice, USN, son of Mr. nnd Mrs. Roy Poag of Osceola, Is currently serving aboard the heavy cruiser USS Pittsburgh with the Sixth Fleet in the Medlterranenn nrea. Two Manila men are at present stationed aboard (he attack transport USS Rockwall. which Is now undergoing repairs at the Philadelphia Naval Base. They are Seamen Johnle McDole, son of John R. McDole, ami Kenneth H. Asha- br «nncr. Pvt. Tom Taylor of Blytheville has been selected to attend the Mh Armored Division's Leaders School. Robert E. Bailey, seaman apprentice, USN, son of Mrs. Noll Bisilry of Leachville, is presently attached to the Navy's Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron 2 based at Ream Field. San Diego. Jr.; L. Vowell of nlytheviile has be:-n selected to enroll in the Reserve Officers Training Corp: college program. He Is one of 1 800 officer candidates selected on thj basis of college aptitude tests and personal interviews. Billy P. Dodd. seaman. USN. son of Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Dodd of Ijcaehville. is serving aboard the landing ship, tank, USS 854, which recently returned to the United States after nine months in Korean waters. Ipiro. Okla., Draclen Bend, near the other Moffett.s Arnder. Arnder waa shot to death ns he slept at the family's Cnsh.Ark., home last Jan. 2, Mrs. Arnder said her husband repeatedly bent her and children and hnd rettfrvt th« <fiiecmfo*ri of tttlo'm cam o ARTHRITIC Dismiss Mountain Valley J Mineral Water J /_ .HOT SPWNCi —• —— Liberty Cash Grocery 501 W. Main Phone 4973 threatened to kill her. Claud Ju ior was accused of reloading the death rifle for his mother to fire a -second shot. Mrs. Armlcr Is expecting the birth of a 10th child any day. The Orand Jury drafted a slnte- mcnt for presentation to Gov. McMnth and members of the State Pnrolc Board. It criticized "(he practice of releasing criminals before expiration of their terms and granting furloughs lo criminals whom judges, juries and law enforcement oiftcers thought dangerous enough lo be put away for safe keeping." The jury- snid it felt law enforcement offfcinls" spent much of their time "in ; ferreting onl criminals who have been convicted more tlmn once." Tile .statement apparently wns an mit^rowlh of the Tuck Bishop case. Bishop, who shot Jonr men to death at Snrlngdnlc In 10-13 and was sentenced to life in the Arkansas penitentiary, was given a furlough last Christmas. He dittn't relnrn. week he turned up in Ululi. charged willi murder in the sluvJnir of two miners. FERGUSON SUIT Good..'. Better.. . Charles L. Shepherd, son of Mrs Thelma Bherrod ol Blytheville. is taking recruit training at the Naval Training Center nl San Dicso, Calif. Bird Gets Operation VICTORIA, B. C.. (JF\ - Thomas Ward, a crippled newsboy who dnily feeds pigeons, noticed one bird could -i ' r ,,!-\; u ,j tM!i ber.inse of a v "'' Y/'rd arran<r-d for ' i on C-.8 l:ird p--l t, a |(j l;s "board" while being treated. Both hydrogen and helium are lighter than air and so can be used to fill balloons to lift objects. In whiskey, too, there is good...better...and. Whiskey at its t&rtr On April 9, 1952, ihe United Slates District Court for the Southern District of New York entered a final judgment, with the consent of iUI parlies, which ended four years of litigation between Harry Ferguson, Inc. and Ford Motor Company and others. It was ordered and adjudged that: 1. The sum of $9,250,000 shall he paid fo Harry Ferguson, Inc. us royalties on Patents Nos. 1,916,9-15; 2,118,180; 2,223,002 and 2,-lSG,257. 2. Ford Motor Company shall not manufacture, after December 31. 19. r )2, such tractors, and Dearborn Molors Corporation shall not sell any such tractors manufactured after December 31, 1(152, us have (a) a pump having a valve on its suction side, as for example in the present Ford SN Iraclor, arranged to he automatically controlled in accordance with the draft of an implement, or (!>) a pump for a hydraulically operated draft control system for implement control and a power take-off shaft rx>th driven by the lay shaft of the transmission, as for example in the present Ford RiS 7 tractor, or (c) n coupling mechanism on the upper portion of the center housing, of the form employed in Ford SN tractors manufactured prior to November 22. 1919; and Ford Motor Company and Dearborn Molors Corporation must affix a notice on any long coupling pins, mnnu- facturerl by them, to (he effect that the pin is sold only for replacement on SN tractors made by Ford prior to November 22, 1949. This notice will continue to be affixed until October 25, 10fi6. 3. The Ford Alotor Company and Dearborn Motors Corporation shall have a period of time, expiring not later than December 31, 1952 in which to make these changes. 4. All other claims and counter claims are dismissed and withdrawn on the merils. A copy of the consent judgment is. available to anyone interested in reading it. This settlement between Harry Ferguson, Inc. and The Ford Motor Company resolves the issues. The inventions in their entirely with which this action was concerned will be found only in the Ferguson Tractor and in the Ferguson System in the future. H is fitting that farmers al! over the world . . . and especially in the Americas . . . shall continue to look lo Ferguson for fulfillment of all that these inventions contribute to a greater and more prosperous agriculture. Belter implements, better farming practices, more abundant production, and lower farming costs have resulted from the Ferguson System as employed in the Ferguson Tractor. Now, indeed, the Ferguson with the one and only complete Ferguson System is the tractor that meets more of the needs of more of Ihe farmers more of Ihf lime. This can be proved In you al a demonstration on your own farm. Such a demonstration ran be quickly arranged by telephone. Won't you tali us about it? r BOTH 86 PROOF • KIU. AND HILL KENTUCKY BLENDED WHISKEY CONTAINS 655fc GRAIN NEUTRAL SPIRITS • THE HILL A'<D HILl COMPANY, LOUISVILLE, KY. JACK ROBINSON IMPLEMENT CO. 500 East Main "Your Ferguson Dealer" Phone 2371 ONLY THE FERGUSON TRACTOR HAS THE GENUINE FERGUSON SYSTEM

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