The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 20, 1952 · Page 1
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PACE CARK.) COURIER NEWI Bell May Request New Hike in Phone Rates for State LITTLE ROCK I* — The Southwestern Bell Telephone Co., may Jtle application for a $1.0 million rate Increase with the Public Ber- 4'ice Commission Thursday or Friday. The reported action, which was not confirmed, would amend a rale Baptist Pastor Dies in Texas PORT WORTH. Tex. <;T>j — Rev. J. Fiauk Norris. widely l:nown IJap- tist pastor, died early today near Jacksonville, Fla., apparently of a heart attack. A son. Rev. George Norris. said his father dird nt 12:45 am. at a youth camp near Jacksonville, apparently of a heart nUy<-k. The Fm-l Worla cler«vmnn had flou'ii to Florida Tuesday to attend a stale-vide fellowship mrclint;, lie had been in falling health for the last two years. He was 14 years old. application filed before the PSC lost April. That application was rejected. Mllle Rock lo Fight O. D. f.onsstreth, Ullle Hock city attorney, an opponent of earlier attempts by the company to raise rales, said that "We're going Commodity And Stock Markets— New York Cotton Open High Lo-.v Close Oet 3873 3873 3850 S854 Dee 3857 385D 3336 3841 Miir 3350 38.50 3820 3830 M »y 3830 3830 38C6 3811 New Orleans Cotton Open llich Low Close Oct sgfn 38(50 3344 3353 Hec 3850 38S7 3033 31)42 M! >r 3845 3847 3B24 3830 May 3325 3«28 3804 3808 Soybeont Sen Nov Jill I to fight it, If other cities in Arkansas will come in nnd help us with some funds," Warren E. limy, gonthu'c.iicrn „„,, Bell's general manager for Arkan- j M]iJ . . . Siisa; was noncomhlUnl. "We have [ Mny j JI ' ; I not decided on definite action to | ». i v , - . i be taken." lie said. jINew York Stock* Southwestern filed its present I A T aml T rate request last April 21. It would! ^mer Tobnr-eo i have amounted lo an inerea-e of i Anaconda Copper •25 to 50 cents per month for flail"!' 1 " s ' ccl 3.10". 3.W4 3.03W 3.1m 3,08'. 3.CK>' : . ; rate telephones ' ' llomi is Guarantee Chrysler SPECK (Continued from Pace 1) glad to be advised of any such charges. A thorough. Impartial investigation will be made nnrl immediate corrective action taken In the event any such charges are substantiated." Odds Are "5 to 1" Speck conceded thai the odds against his defeating the Democratic nominee, Judge Francis Cherry of Joncsboro, were "5 to I" nnd explained thai his major purpose In seeking the office, was to build a 2-party system In the sollcj Democratic South. A major portion of his address f was devoted fo plugging the OOP's presidential candidate. Gen.DwiKht D. Eisenhower. Speck was an original Elsenhower supporter In Arkansas. He said he "feels sure that den. Eisenhower will stop In Little Rook" on his 10-city tour o[ the South next month. Four Men Met Speck said he had talked with "four men handling Eisenhower's campaign — one in New York, one In Denver and two In Washington." "I can say that Elsenhower Is definitely coming to Arkansas — «nd probably on his Southern tour the first of September," Speck B.atd. The tour Minouncerhenlt ( d£d'.not mention Arfcynjuui',c»pitol, butyl* also said Ih«i list, of:,olt(cs was "not necessarily complete." kiianuitee for n rebate to rii-sumi- ers of overcharge II the Increase v.'as not granted. Tile company ws* refused permission by the T'Hfl lo tile bond and place Dm rate In feet. J C Prnnov Renubllc Steel Radio .. . Sncony Vactmm Iranians Attack U.S. Personnel TEHRAN. Iran (.T)—In a renewal of assaults on U. a. military per- sonne). six American.! Including two lieutenant colonels, \verc attacked today by Red-Inspired Iran- Jans ns the Americans drove through Tehran's streets. One of them — Master Set. Paul Goodwin of the U. S. Embassy staff was struck on the arm by a cabbage. Army officials said he was the only American hit,. An official U. 8. Army Mission report said the first attack occurred nt 8:20 n.m. local time, when Lt Col. William B. fHelvcnmiiller left the olficcs or the U. S. Information Service to co (o the Iranian War Ministry. When his car paused In traffic a large rock crashed through the re.ir window. BANK Robbery (Continued from Page 1) tall and wore coveralls. It was the second bank sllrkup and third big robbery in Northeast Arkansas In less than a montii. Two men up the Dank of Augusts July ^S.^Mcaping with about SB.OOO. Monday night n safe containing S55,ono In Cflsh, bonds nnd checks u-nx stolen from an automobile firm at Bl.ick Rock. 3.10 i 3.08?! 151 1-2 5H 3-8 •15 :t-B 50 1-2 70 3-1 ill 3-4 C2 7-S 51 7-R 64 7-8 19 1-1 31i 1-8 67 1-1 41 28 7-8 37 i-a 37 1-4 78 1-2 54 7-8 WEDNESDAY, AUGUST W, )10 I Standard nf N J "f- Texas Corp .......... Livestock mfiS cccyyxwyyf xnl032acs 20 NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 7:,V W— <USDAi— Hogs 6.000: moderately active; weights over ISO )bs sil'OlUf to 10 higher ()i,iti Tuesday's avcrnuc: ' I i v. \\ I e r wclnhts unchanged: sows strong to 25 hifrhcr; bulk choice 100-230 Ibs unsorted for Rrade 22.40-65; largely 22.50 up: about 15(1 head choice Nos. 1 lo shipper 22.75: 240-270 Ibs mostly 21.35-22.25; 20.CO-21.CO; few 22.35; 280-300 Ibs 110-180 Ibs 21.00-75; . 150-170 Ibs 10.5(1-21.00, few down to 19.25; 120-140 Ibs 17.00-18.75; sows 400 cattle 2,700 calves 1,000; steers sows 15.75-17.25, boars 11.50-15.00; Ibs down 17.75-18.25; .heavier choice at 31.03-33.50; two lonils hitrh commercial Southwest grass steers 28.00; heifers nnd mixed yearlings opening steady; good and choice 28.50-32.25; cows And bulls unchanged; utility nnd commercial cows 10.00-22.00; canners ana cutters 13.00-18.00. Obituaries Rites Held for Infant Graveside services for Theresa Ann Poole, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Poole of Huffman who died nt birth at Blythcville Hospital yesterday, were conducted at 1 p.m. tortny at Forty and Eight Cemetery. She Is survived by her parents. Cobb Funeral Home was in charge. What you want is a Coke To work refrathatl *C«l«"Ji o r When you have lo keep your \vit3 about you, refreshment helps. You just can't bual a husly buttle of Coca-Cola. I01HED UNDE« A.UIHOIIY Of IHE COCA-COLA COMPANY »Y COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO. OF BLYTHEVILLE td Irarft-mo/t. Q WJ3 m[ cock .(;oil C0« Childhood Friends Meet in Wifion atttr 27-Ye*r Separation WILSON — Pond memories relived In WU«on and Orceola Tuesday when Mrs. George Benver of Mounrl City. Ill, and Mrs. nu- ford Boy Ion of Wilson, former childhood playmates, were r«j;ilt- ed after o separation of nearly 27 years. Both lived in Osceola In tliclr childhood and attended Ov- ceola HI K h School. Mrs, Boylm, rtm former Miss Eleanor Jackson, left. Osceola In 1920 when she married and went to ^fBrk(.f| Tree to make hr-r home. Mrs. Braver the former Miss Helen BnKby, left In 1929, when she and her parents moved to Illinois. The two. and another childhood schoolmate, Mrs. R. s. Aslimore of Osreola. spent Tuesday a(ter- noon visiting old • friends and fclioolmatcs In Osreola and look- In? over the old home town. Mrs, Ulrene Jnyner of Carlo accom- paijlcd Mrs. Beaver to Arkansas. KC Star Editor Dies KANSAS CITY M'j _ Henry J Ki-skcll, 78. editor of the Kaji.s.is City Rlar, died today. EISENHOWER (Continued from Page 1) nrannnn rf.irm) Plan, socialized medicine and bigger nnd more centralized government as 1U only solution lo some of the pressing problems (hat confront America today. "The general will -».y that some Koals on which Americans today aro n greed — employment ami good wages, adequate security for old age, better education, hotter hoiMing. protection ol the rights of labor, protection of the right to earn and save, stable agriculture — can be won only U America chno.ses a course squarely down the middle, rejecting both the extreme right anrf extreme left." Vandenberp's reference to a middh'-jrround course and rejection of both the extreme right nnd left recalled advice given to Eisenhower recently by Republican Gov. Val Peterson of Nebraska. Peterson told newsmen at the time that he had advised the genera] that the "great middle ground of America" '.vas where the votes are. He said Eisenhower ought to ignore the extremes. Elsenhower himself tolti a group of prominent Republican women yesterday Hint his goal is to in! sure peace and progress for Arner| 3r::j nnd to prevr-nt the "r. jr>G.n<£ I p;irnlyKis of any kind of 'ism." RUSSIA (Continued from Pngc II between sessions." The party secretariat, however, remains under the new statutes. Western observers here considered the meeting would be the, most important held In the Soviet Union since the end of World War II. In Western capitals officials and observers also saw the scheduling of the party Congress as a major event, though they were reluctant to Immediately speculate exactly what it might mean. For sometime Westerners have considered that the failure of the Soviet Communists to call a party convention indicated possible weaknesses in the party structure at home. May Feel Stronjre Today's announcement could mean that Russia's Communist rulers now feel they- are strongly enough entrenched to face the [Party members. The Communist Congress was announced in a decree of the party's Centra! Committee pun- lished today in all Moscow newspapers over the name of Prime I Minister Josef Stalin, the' com- |m^'eo's general secretary. j The announcement included di- rrT.:ve:; :!:c, congress will be asked i to approve for the new. fifth five- year economic plan. This, the par- ly tecreo «atd, would cover the years 1951 through 1056. Tfio directives, which are expected to be the basis of the new economic goals the Soviet government will set, call for total Soviet industrial production to increase 12 per cent annually. By the end of 1855, total output would be 00 per cent greater than in 1950. (As with previous Soviet economic announcements, today's pronouncement dealt only with percentages. The proposed directive gave no tonnages or other production quantities.) Prime Minister Stalin presumably will attend the party congress and It was considered possible he might make one of his rare "public addresses to the meeting. Stalin was the main speaker when-the party congress met last in 1039. Russia Would "Fool" Us WASHINGTON </PJ _ American diplomats said today that Russia's move to abolish the Politburo is' aimed at fooling outsiders as well as Russian citizens into believing the Communist party setup is being democratized. Experts familiar with Soviet affairs viewed the call for a Communist Parly Congress—the first in | 13 years—and the announcement, of! a new five-year production plan asj a combination of (a) propaganda [ ":id tb) Communist party necessi- i y. ' The word "Politburo." these of- i flclals noted, has become i -|™_ word for dictatorship «very lnsld« Russia. These diplomats said, too, that the Moscow announcement showg that Oeorel Mnlenkov ranks os a likely successor to Josef Stalin M the Russian premier. They pointed to the fact that Malenkov, 50-year-old Politburo member, has been selected to read the main report and eald thli shows he is firmly entrenched i» the Communist hierarchy. Stalin gave this report personally at the two previous Community Party Congress gatherings in 1034 and 1939. Negro Deaths Klxie Gillis Hilt Services for Roxie Gillis Hill, who died at her home here Monday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Pilsrim Rest Baptist Church by Rev. o. c. Johnson. Survivors include her husband, C. c. Hill; a daughter, Robbie Gillis Williams; a son. Joe Wilson Q11- lis of Chicago; her father, J. r. Morgan; a brother, Robert Morgan of Detroit; and a sister. Henrietta Powell of Chicago. Burial will be in Mt. zion Cemetery with W. P. Cobb Funeral Horn* in charge. , * Compare the Prices!:: -I- ' 'fr THEN BUY AT GRA THE COATS . . . Kow, right art the beginning of the season, Grabar's brings beautiful new 1952 coats at jnoe« that wiH make you shout hurrah! They're . th« newest, most wanted fabrics and the IMyKac « supreme. You'll find such new f ab- 1 ri» as Poodle-Cloth, Chatham Pinchecka } Dnunond Weaves, Shadow Plaids, Silky Gab- erdines and a host of others! There are boxy ityko, Velvet Trims, Detachable Scarfs, Fur Trims and others. All the vibrant and subdued colors are included. Sizes are 7 to 10, 38 to 44, *nd 46 to 52, Yes, plenty of zip-out lining styles! THE SUITS . . . Luscious, lovely new IPM suits nt wortVwhitc savings! You absolutely have to sec these suita to appreciate their beauty . . . and the prices . . you simply won't believe your eyes! New fabrics 3iich as Sputter Riba. Raised Checks. Checkerboard, Gabardines. Snarkskins plus t tnan> more arc to bo fo mrt m tlm exciting \ selection' You II find Boxy Topper 'Jtjles, Fitted Styles. Ne« 5 Piece Stylc^ Jev,el Trims and nmny more! Colors include greys red grccn~ beige \vinr pvirplc ntw. pit neon blue. Sizes 10 to 20. 38 to W half-sizca. 46 to M. and/ Fashion-Ri£ Price-Right! SATISFACTIOH GUfiRANTir.D OR YOOT MOHEY BACK

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