The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 26, 1952 · Page 16
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PACK SIXTEEN MJtK.) COWM SlackSaidtoHave Vindicated' Finnegan's Revenue Handling WASHINGTON (#)—House tax *c#ndal probers were told today that Elite N. Slack, now an acting assistant attorney general, okayed a grand Jury report vindicating the wajr James P. Plnncgftn was han- dHng tho St. Louis Internal revenue Commodity Arid Stock Markets— N«w York Cotton Open High Low Close Oct 3800 3884 3855 3881 Deo 3852 3874 3840 3372 Mar 3844 3862 3840 3800 May 3825 3845 3822 3840 New Orleans Cotton Open High Low Close Oct 3853 3680 3847 3877 Dec 3819 3870 3844 38M Mar 3848 3861 3838 3833 May 3823 38-14 3817 33-10 Soybeans Sep Nov Jan Mar May 3.17',i 3.WI 3.15'i 3.0T,i 3.0434 3.06"j 3.00 3.CBX 3.07'i 3.05',S 3.07 3.08?i 3.08'/i 3.00 3.07'i Ntw York Stocks A T and T Anier Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler x Gcn Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester Republic steel Radio Socony Vacuum • studebaker Standard o( N J Texas Corp Sears U S Steel So Pac .. 155 .. 50 1-2 .. 44 1-4 .. 50 1-8 .. 80 . . G3 1-8 .. 00 .. 64 . 10 . 33 .. 40 7-8 .. 26 1-8 .. 30 3-8 . 37 1-4 .. 77 1-2 .. 54 5-1 .. 50 3-4 . 33 3-8 . 65 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARD, I,,. If) —Hogs 9,000; fairly active; barrows and gilts steady to weak with Monday's'average; little change o we|ghts over 230 its; sows steady to '25 higher; bulk choice 130-230 Ibs unsorted for grade 31.25-40; with 21.35 most popular price; few loads choice nos. 1 and 2 200-220 Ibs 21.50; 240-270 Ibs largely 20.2521.15: 280-300 Ibs 19.50-85; 110-180 Ibs 19.15-20.75; 160-170 Ibs 18.2620.00; 12-140 Ibs 15.25-I7.5; Bows 400 Ibs down 16.75-lf.50; heavier sows 14.76-16.26; boars 11.50-15.00. Cattle 4,500, calves 1,800; little done on steers and heifers; two loads commercial Kansas E rns.s steers 26.00; generally bidding tm- evently lower; cows opened about steady at Monday's decline; utility and commercial cows opened about steady at Monday's decline; utility and commercial cows 17.5020.60; canners and cutters 13.0017.50; bulls nnd vealcrs steady; utility and commercial bulls 10.0023.50; good and choice vcnlcrs 38.00-35.00; sorted prime to 35.00; utility and commercial vealers S2.00-2T.OO. Sheep 2,500; spring lambs open- td steady to weak; ewes steady; choice and prime spring lambs S8.00-29.50; good and choice lots 24.50-28.00; utility and good lots 20.00-24.00 according to proportion of each grade; few native feeding lambs 18,00-20.00; few cull lambs down to 12.00; cull to good ewes 4.50-6.50. Jaycces Hold Bi-Weekly Meet Members of the Blythevllle Junior Chamber of Commerce held their bi-weekly meeting last night at the J.iycee clubhouse. -Reports n-erc given by Roland Bishop on "Took Gainings Appreciation Day" held last week J L Westbrook on National Cotton Picking Contest progress nnd Bob Warren on plans to sponsor a concert by the Marine Band. T. A. Folger was inducted as a new member. Guests were W. H. Nicholson of Ofceola and Dan Birch and Clarence Prim of Blythevllle Before the business meeting a film entitled "By Jupiter" was shown. Photographer Dies on Job NEW YORK W -Sam Mellor. 40. & photographer for the New York Post, collapsed and died toda v while taking pictures near the reviewing stand of the American Legion parade. FOR IMPROVED KIDNEY FUNCTION Subnormal kidney function was ira- pror«tj, Bladder P«la Md dilcom- fort reduced in most obierTtd CM<3 «frer drinking Mountain V»l- Uy ^Kft. Delkioas — dellr- ered right to you. LIBERTY CASH GROCERY 601 West Main Phone 4973 Office 111 J951. District judge George K. Moore described the reiwrt aa "astonishing" and told the grand jurors to try again. "As a result," a Judiciary subcommittee was told, "ninny Indictments were returned, including an Indictment of the collector of Internal revenue In St. Louis, James P. Finiif.-'.in." The statement was made by Robert A. Collier, counsel for the subcommittee as It resumed an Inquiry into the St. Louis scandals that led to Finnegan's conviction last March 15 on charges of misconduct in office. Any "Interference?" Chariman Chclf (D-Ky) has announced the aim of the subcommittee Is to find out whether there was any ''Interference" with the grand Jury, Said Collier: "Alter three weeks ol deliberation, the grand Jury submitted to Judge Moore n so-called 'partial report' which Judge Moore character- tfx-d as 'astonishing' nnd 'a complete vindication 1 of the handling of tax cases In the nron for the past five years. Judge Moore also questioned whether the report was the grand Jury's own idea, or whether someone else's Idea, had been thrust upon it. "Prior to the submission of the report. Rills N. Slack, then an attorney employed In the tax division of the Department of Justice, had been sent from Washington to St Two Survivors of B-17 Picked Up in Gulf EGUN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. Ml—Two survivors from the B-n bomber that was shot down by a new type Jet fighter were picked up in the ":;" or I.Itxico today by a Navy minesweeper. Both were In Rood physical condition. The Air Force Identified the two as S. Sgt. Charles D. Jones. 31, of Meridian, Miss., nnd Airman Second Class Peter R. Rosing, 22, of Inglo- sldc. III. (See reJafeil story oil I',i£e 5) With the Courts Circuit Court: Delta Loan and Finance Company vs. Inlow Wilson and Margaret Wilson, .suit for replevin. Louie and had appeared before the grand Jury on at least one occasion. WILSON (ConWnu»d from Page 1) Jano Macleey of Ark.idelphla. fourth grade; Miss Phyllis Mabry fo Ashdown, fifth grade; Mrs. J. D. Roberts, Wilson, sixth grade. Junior High—Royal Small of Cartlwell, Mo., social science, English; Miss Martha Muncy of Lake City, English, Mathematics. Returning High School faculty members are Bruce Frlzzell of Possum Grape, Ark., physical science, mathematics; Miss VirKie Rogers of Sheridan, English; Miss Mildred Hood of Memphis, commercial; Miss Mavis Uodmau of Calico Rock, librarian; William Yntes, coach; Elstner D. Deall, vocational agriculture. The music. Instructor position Is yet to be filled. Wliltlcn School—Duiiul.* Mullens, principal, seventh and elfhlh grades; Mrs. L. W. Chandler, first KrnUc; Mrs. Dennis Mullens, second grade; Miss Sarah Harris, third grade; Miss Patricia Stewart, fourth grade; E. C. Cloud, fifth unulc; Miss Ilene Crockett, sixth grade. LEGION (Continued from Page 1) higher ranking officers of all branches of Ihe armed forces. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard—all had big coiitln- goiils stepping out smnrlly to the music of their bands. And behind the young faces and the new uniforms came tho thousands of older faces, the veterans of two World Wars. Many marched more stiffly than the last time they paraded up the avenue—after coming back .from France in 1DJ8. Many a girth had fattened on civilian chow, many a muscle was soft from relaxing at a desk. But feet quickly remembered the throb of drums, and though close order drill was a thing of the misty past, the Legionnaires remembered to "Straighten it up! Straighten Itupl" Pratt Rcmmel Poets Bond Late For Mayor's Job LITTLE ROCK W>-P r att Rcra- mel probably will become the official mayor of Little Rock Sept 8— eight months otter he took office That Is the date the City Council plans to take action on a resolution excusing Remmcl for his Jatlure to post a bond for his office as required by city ordinances. The ordinance requires that the mayor post a $10,000 penal bond within 10 days after assuming office, ami If he falls to do so It declare.? that the office shall be deemed vacant. Remmel failed to post the bond until yesterday, but the City Council, which apparently had been aware of the situation for some time, last night Introduced City Ally. O. D. Longstrelh Jr.. to draw up a resolution excusing the mayor. Rommel said yesterday he had been unaware thai, he was supposed to post such a bond. BRINK'S (Continued from Page 1) Flaherty: Afiw Farmer's uniform was found In Ihe possession of the gang in 1013, police took him into ens- tody nnd questioned htm. They found no evidence of any wrongdoing by Farmer nnd released him. Koon afterwards, Brink's fired Farmer because of the uniform episode, Ife went to work for (he bakery company. But, as it developed, ho kept a duplicate key to an armored car which travelled in the same nrcn of his bakery route. At noon yesterday, tiie armored car pulled up to the fashionable Wardman Park hotel and the four guards went inside to eat. They locked up the car. Then Farmer drove up in his bakery truck. Inserted his key turned the lock, grabbed n sack containing $05,000 in small currency, pushed it Into the bakery truck and drove off. He ignored $200,000 In bills of large denominations. The theft was discovered when the guards, resuming their regular rounds, undertook to make change at their next stop. It was several hours, however, before it was reported to police. First the company did a lot of back checking on the possibility LUXORA TUESDAY, AUGUST H, (Continued from P»«e w pal end sixth grade teacher. Mist Maxlne Halstcad and Mrs. Vernon James will teach first grades. Miss Emmnlec Kennamer and Mrs. T. D W/lklns second grades. Mr«. J. I Mlfflln nnd Miss Mary Outlaw third grades, Miss Qretchen Barnes fourth grade, Mrs. Jetta English of Ozark Ark., firth grade, and Mr. s. W Apjjlelon of Osceola, fifth and sixth grades. Vernon James IB the Luxora "High School principal, and will instruct in science. That staff consists of Mrs. R. T. Ballew, English; o C Driver, English and social science; Charles E. Johnson of Jonesboro, physical education and coach; Mrs. C. B. Thomas, mathematics; Mrs Bowcn Thompson, library; Mrs' Raymond Pate, home economics; Leroy Brownlce, vocational agriculture; and Jerry Haley of Blytheville, commercial. STEVENSON (Continued from Page 1) Stevenson boom in Ihe East. Later this fall, Stevenson will return to New York for a campaign tour through u,e state. The Western tour began to shape UP as a jam-packed 10 days of plane-hopping Into the Northwest, and then circling down the Pacific Const into the Southwest. Unofficial reports Indicated the tour would open Sept. 5 with a television speech In Denver Colo and conferences with Democratic political leaders from U western states. there had been a failure to pick up a package of money earlier 'n the rounds. Police were without any real clues. Then Murray recalled the 1919 incident of Farmer's uniform and got a hunch. Farmer was taken Into custody at his house at 0 p.m. last night and questioned steadily until 5 a. in. He broke down, admitted the theft and took police to the amiise- nent park where he dug up the money. Federal Bureau of Investigation agents were in on the questioning. So were officials of Brinks. They satisfied themselves that Farmer had nothing to do with the sensational $1,210,000 Brink's robbery in Boston Jan. 17. 1950, the biggest cash haul in history. That holdup still is unsolved. Mn'j Lott $225 Fotiitd H«r«, Returned Mom One Memphis man now has rea»on to think Wndly of Blythe- vlll.e and thanks to Clay Hartley. employe of Day Amusement Company here. Mr. Hartley was on his regular rout* yesterday morning, and when he stepped out of the Goff Hotel about 7 a.m. to return to his truck- he noticed a man's pocketbook lying on the sidewalk. Picking up the wallet, Mr. Hartley flipped it open to find the Identity of the owner— and there was $225 In crisp bills. The Identification papers named a Memphis man as owner. Mr. Hartley returned to the amusement company, and, with other employees, placed a call to the Memphis address shown in Die wallet. Members of the man's family reported that he was at present In the Hotel Noble here. The pocketbook and money were returned to the thankful owner, with Mr, Hartley receiving a substantial reward— and Blyiheville gaining a lifetime friend Obituaries Daughter of Former Osceola Resident Dies Robin Elizabeth Rogers, daughter of cowboy actor Roy Rogers and actress Dale Evans, former Osceoln resident, died following complications of mumps- Sunday in Hollywood. The child would have been 2 years of age yesterday. Mrs. Rogers, whose family name is Frances Smith, is the niece of Mrs L. D. Masscy of Osceola. She has one other child, a son, from her marriage to the late Thomas (Toot- sle) Fox of Blylheville. • • • Mother of Osceola Woman Dies at 89 Requiem mass was said in Memphis Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 9:30 a.m. today for Mrs. Rose Hanson, 80, mother of Mrs. Ed Williams of Osceola and grandmother of Mrs. Ben Mac White of Blytheville. A life-long resident of Memphis Mrs. Hanson was the widow of Honry P. Hanson, long time proof reader for the Memphis Press-Scimitar She died Saturday night following an illness. LESS TO ,-fs EXTRA WIDE CHOICE of Styling and Colors Style;.nc or Fjccttinc ... 26 colors combinations . . , tlic \vidcs( EXTRA BEAUTY AND QUALITY of Body by Fislior The £r;iecful. (lowing lines af RoJy by I'islitr Myling . . . Safely " . ....- *. ., ,!».•, ^, v | j^uvi My mi" . . . .i.nciy 1 Itilc choice in the low-price field ... witli niass all around . . P-/.FVC Uc Luxe colur-inalchcd iatciiurs. rtaic Gliivs optional ;il exiu. cost. EXTRA SMOOTH PERFORMANCE of Cenforpoi'se Power Engine rides flc.vihly suspended— centered, poised, cushioned in mb- ber-to "wrcni oni" vibration and power impulses. EXTRA RIDING COMFORT of fmproved Knee-Action Chevrolet's Tamed Knce-Aciion ride is smoother, softer than ever. New shock absorbcr action levels Ihe road, smooths the bumps. EXTRA STRENGTH AND COMFORT of Fisher Unisteel Construction Steel welded lo istccl—above you, beneath you. around you—to form a one-ptcce unit of massive strength and rigidity. -on/y /otv-pric&dcar tvM a//M EXTRA STOPPING POWER of Jumbo-Drum Brakes Chevrolet Jumbo-Drum brakes have full 11" drums—biggest in the low-price field. Bonded linings last up to tivicc as Jong. EXTRA STEERING EASE of Ccnler-Poinl Steering Steering control is centered between the (ront vvhech. You steer, park .ini! maneuver wiih wonderful case, lilde wheel effort. PRICED so LOW! A putllc icrvlce pragiom to promota lafer driving for you and th[l community. EXTRA PRESTIGE of America's Moir Popular Cor Make yniir choice America's choice. Enjoy the satisfaction of owning the car th.it leads in popularity, year after year. MORI PEOPLE ...,, ,.„ uiiii r , JTlwKE J*fctJrLE fl' IY f MEVPrtl ETC TklAKl A*>IV *V»« I ••"«>.> mmn SULLIVAN-NELSON CHEVROLET Co! 301 Wesr WnUut EXTRA SMOOTHNESS of POWER ff&t&. Automatic Transmission A complete pawtr team with exlra- powcrful Valvc-in-Head engine and Automatic Choke. Optional on De ' " 'els at extra cost. Phone 4578 Tigne Woods Named to OPS WASHINGTON OB — President Truman today named Tigne E. Woods, now the nation's rent controller, to be head of the Office of Price Stabilization Another YirgH Hilt The Virgil Hill who forfeited » cash bond In Municipal Court ye»- terday on charges of driving whll» under the Influence of liquor <va» not Virgil I. Hill of 20H West Ash. Mrs. Hill said today. Here's Extra Values For (Wednesday Only) 8 Lb. Carton PURE LARD - 98c Kraft 8-oz. Bottle Fr. Dressing - ISc Dromedary, 4 oz. Can PIMENTOS - - lOc Bush No. 2 Sauerkraut- can 10c 3 Flavors Ice Cream - - m. 29c Red Ripe Watermelon - 29c Foaming Cleanser AJAX - - - can IQc Sk'less Franks ib.39c Assorted Lunch Meats Pickle & Pimento Loaf Liver Cheese Bologna Head Cheese Relish Loaf Lb. Seasoned Right, Pure Pork N T B\V SUMMER HOUSE DRESSES Nationally advertised to sell for 2.08, BVO only .MEN'S FANCY SPORT SHIRTS . . . Nationally advertised liramls. Values (o 2.9S, liVD only 2 For 2 For MEN'S UANOOM AND WHITE COTTON SOCKS. 5 A real 2Sc value- Specially n for BVD .... " "FS. CANNON SHEET iM-AN-, KET. Buy now and save. Regular 2..1<1 values. One (lay only SPRING CLOTHES PINS. These arc t'euley's fines! 5 quality. Buy and save, one r\ day only l/OZ C Completely Air Conditioned

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