The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 28, 1952 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 28, 1952
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' THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 1952 Missouri Police Pushing Search For FBI Fugitive Officers Jump Man Believed to Be One Of 'Top 10' in Night g' PACIFIC, Mo., (£>) — Road™* blocks, bloodhounds and a palrol plane failed loilay to trap one of tlie FBI's ten most wanted fugitives. U'llltam Merle -Martin, in rugged country near here. PACIFIC. Mo. Wi—Officers pushed an intensive search in rugged country near here today for William Merle Martin, one of the FBI's ton most wanted fugitives. Martin, 42. was believed sighted -^ *..« att ..j last night during an auomobile Anaconda Copper C t i N.w oct .' Dec i Mar . May . Ntw Oct. . Dec , Mar . May . New A T a Commodity A/?c/ Sf ock Markets- York Cotton Open High Low Close ,,.,.. 3925 3932 3J376 3890 3002 3009 3866 3876 38S7 3895 1852 3855 38C9 3373 3830 3837 Orleans Cotton Open High Low Close ...... 3S120 3923 3875 3S86 3886 3897 3851 3855 3865 3870 3334 3834 York Stocks id T .. 155 1-1 BMTHETTLLE (AltlC.)' OOCTin» chase in eastern Missouri by state hichway p&trolmen. f The fugitive is sought in the slay- Ine of a deputy sheriff, William Carver near Olathe, Kas., last June 23. Martin, formerly of Joplin, Nfo., was last reported in Birmingham, Ala. Police there arrested Roberta R;IP Carter, 31, described as Martin's traveling companion, She was alone at the time of her arrest but told officers Martin had accompanied hr-r to Birmingham. Car Chased In NUhl Missouri Hiptnvay Patrol troopers last night pursued a car bclievod driven by Martin. The driver finally *jibandonfid the automobile and fled •jjon foot. Capt, i>wls Howard of the Missouri Highway Patrol said the rar had the snme number as one re- Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors , .. Montsomery Ward M, Y Central Tnf H^rvestflr J C Ppnnev Rpo»ta!ic. Steel Rndio .. Socojiv Vanillin . .. Studebaker Standard of N J ... Texas Corp Sears U S Steel So P'RC ,.., 57 45 SO 5-8 «r> 3-4 112 Should U.S. Keep Prke Controls? Wood* Says I Ms Up to People, Plan* Tour to Find Out 1IO WASINGTON t/Pt — Tight ' E. 155 1 Woods, the nation's new pi Ice boss, said today he will ask (lie President to lift price controls if lie finds the public does not want them He told reiiorters he will make his determination of the public attitude by touring the country next 'month. Ife said he'll ask housewives and others what they think about, controls. Thinks They Should Slay But Woods emphasized that he personally, believes the price curbs should stay in effect. Woods takes over as director of the Office of Price stabilratioi nc.vl week, succeeding Ellis Aniall. "Many say thal^ the people don't BO 1-2 19 1-8 33 1-4 67 3-4 41 2>> 7-8 .IB 1-2 37 3-4 77 3-4 SS 1-8 51 3-8 Judge Swears Justice Agency 'Intervened' WASHINGTON I/PI — House Investigators today received a sworn statement from Federal Judge George T. Moore that the Justice Department Interfered with a grand Jury investigation of tax scandals at St. Louis last year. Moore quoted the late Drake Wat.son. the US. attorney at the time, as saying that Rills N. Slack, then a Justice Department tax attorney, "wanted" the partial report the grand jury returned. That re- liort pave the tax collector's office a clean hill of health and has since been termed a "whitewash" by one of tlie Jurors. Slack is now acting assistant attorney general in charge ol Hie tax division. In the witness chair before the House Judiciary subcommittee imesttcatlng tlip Justice Depart- care about' corals"' «££ ™'£,M •"««••»«J* »«« J««t denied vigor"I wani to find out whether (here ° y 5 1 , Was '" any WaN ' re ' is an apathy toward the'Office of I 'l 1 ™, i e Or thc pai ' llal relx)rt ' >If Price Stabilization proeram or whe- rieclare(i: "I wish to emphatically state that the idea of a pnrtial report \vas not mine, and that 1 had nothing to do with its drafting or its contents." LEGION PAGE ther the people just don't understand it. Wants People's Reaction • "What I want lo Ret Is the di- i rec-' reaction of the people. I am __„' sure they do not like the continued rises in the cost of livine. "If I find there is no interest in price controls throughout the country. T certainly would recommend to the rresid"nt that controls be taken off and the money be put '10 i "o ' to other use.' 13 1-H, Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, «>—U1SDA)—Hogs 7.000; opei slow, later active: weights 1BO Ibs III. opening ported stolen in Birmingham last Monday. llp ,„ |o , 5 } ^-. ^hier weights Howaru said thc area near Pacific stroiiR to 25 higher; sows steady Is so rugged a man conlrl hide out '- " = ' ' •-• --Jor clays without being found. Roads Are Blocked Road blocks ^ere set up and ,a State Hiehway Patrol plane sent into the search. Pacific is a small town about so miles southeast of St. Louis. Residents In the area were warned to be careful. Martin, considcrr-d htehly dangerous. Is believed to he armert. Howard said all reports he had receiyert indicate the 'fugitive has a shotgun and a revolver with lo 2i lower; choice 19(1.230 Ibs uri- sorted for grade 20.75-85; few early sows at 20.65; about 70 head late choice Nos. I and 2 21.00: 240-270 Ibs 10.75-20.G5: 280-^00 Ibs 10.00-25 him. Officers believed he mtsht steal another car. Officers found some M caliber ammunition in the seat of the abandoned car but no firearms. Howard reported pursuing troopers ?ot a good look at the fleeing man and that he answered Martin's description. They said the man was rcti haired, about five feet, eiaht fnclies (all and weighed around' 170 pounds. , ( . Troooprs J I,. Duncan and R. V. |)Shaw set off the chase about 11 p.m.. last nlsht after they became suspicious of a car going west, out of St. Louis on U.S. Highway 66. T^p car smirk-illy look a sideroad and doubled back on U.S. 50. Another trooper, H. V. Groff. took un the chase and closed in. He forced the driver to ditch the car and flee into the nigged country on foot. The State Highway Patrol had H troopers in the area today. They were joined by FBI agents anil county officers. AIR POWER (Continued from Page 1) air arsenal." Even two years after .the sur. 320-3GO Ibs 17.00-18.25; 170-180 Ibs 19.35-20.25; 150-170 Ibs 17.50-19.50: 120-HO Ibs M.50-10.75: sows 400 Ibs down 16.50 r 11.25; heavier 14.00-16.00: boars 11.50-15.00. Cattle 2.000, calves 1,100 tnand GATHINGS (Continued from Page 1) incident, which some Republicans now reler to as the "Adlaibilreer" issue — he said Stevenson was free of involvement In both cases. "In both instances. Governor Stevenson fired officials responsible when evidence was obtained," he said, addine that "one official was a close friend of the governor." sows \ Saving that, he is convinced that. Adlai i5 a man of "high calibre." depoor: very little done on steers and heifers: few commercial steers 24.00; small lots of mil- ity and low commercial steers and heifers 18.00-22.00; cows slow; opening sales barely steady; utility and commercial 17.50-20.00; canners and cutters 13.00-17.50, Negro Deaths Erby F. Bradford Tile body of Erby Pornay Bradford, long-time Blytheville resident who died Monday in Gary, Hep. . said there would be will lie, in state from .. 12:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Home i Funeral Home. It was previously reported that the body would be there today. Rev. .o. C. Johnson will conduct services. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Home -Funeral Home is in charge. • • • Lee Scott . "no scandals" if he is elected in November. "Eisenhower is bound to be capable," he said, citing Ike's rise from a poor farm boy throush West Point, mto the service, as an officer in the service of his country ,and finally his selection as a five-star general. Cites ((uestlonnalrc "Many think Eisenhower would be of more service If he had stayed at his European post during the emergency." he said. "In a ques- tionaire I • sent 'out." he added, "sixiy-five to seventy per cent replied that, they thought Eisenhower should have stayed at his job, and Obituaries Rites Tomorrow For Tom James Services for Tom J. James of SikeFton. Mo, former Blytheville resident who died yesterday at his home, tvil! he conducted at 10:1,°) a.m. tomorrow in Cohb Funeral Home Chapel by lhe Rev. noy I. Baglcy. pastor of the First Method- . ist church here. . be In Maple Grove Burial Cemetery. Mr. James who was 75, resided in Blytheville tor many years before movinsr to Michigan. Ohio and Missouri, where he lived with his children. Survivors include two sons. Louis James of Detroit. Mich,, and J. \v. James of New Philadelphia, o : and a daughter, Mrs. Orehe Hammond of Detroit. WESSON ~,arv inH snouia have stayed at hs job. and / "•-••=""•" tV* ^-M^ was a maWr ' Ior m "X£m fContinued from Page 1) Homes. Inc.. of Osceola and Monette; and MIraco wholesale Inc., Osceola. Friends of Mrs. Wesson and her family have announced thnt no flowers are to be sent for services which were conducted In the \Ves- {Continucd from Pa«« M "Our training system," he eald Is second to none In the world." "leadership 1, u»tltr" The quality of our leadership." ha went on, "as well as the numbers (of officers) available, is sub- stsntislly better than when we started out buildup for World War Weapons have Improved too, Pace said, "and the potential of the atom will | n the future be added to our firepower in the form of guided missiles and artillery." Pace said the relationships between the regular Army and the reserves arc better than nt any time since fiiorc than 300,000 soldiers that have returned from Korea under tlie rnt n I inn plan have Bone into the reserves. Asserting that while rotation "represents the best in the capacity of a democratic nation to readjust itself to a problem It never faced before—the problem of hall- pnace and half-war." the secretary said II poses big problems. In the year ending July i, 1953, the Army will lose 750.000 men under the | rotation plan, Pace said, and con[ tinned: Task Is Herculean "That means that while we pour 150,000 men into the trained reserve, the Army faces the Herculean task of training 150.000 new men—most as basic trainees, but some as specialists. "This means that the whole Army will be turned into a gigantic traiijing base, fighting to hold combat readiness, but pressed In every sector for training- replacements. "To do this and continue our rotation of combat soldiers from Korea is goine to strain every nerve and sinew of the Army." The Legion, electing a new commander, found political battle lines drawn between two major contenders. Hecognized front-runners for lhe post are Lewis K. Ooiich, 44-year- old former Navy commander from Pnsarienn. Calif., and Walter E. Alessandronl. 39. former Marine captain from Philadelphia, both World War II veterans. The elections in Madison Square Garden this afternoon mark the j conclusion of the four-day. 3-11)1 an- uial convention. The Legion Aux- liary, the women's organization, also concludes Its sessions. Three others have been men- -ionr-d' as possible candidates lor national commander, but observers at- national headquarters snid these nen were seeking only to plnce heir names before the convention preliminary to candidacies next EISENHOWER (OontiniKd from Page M It is Just a statistical bureau." Fifteen or 20 agencies are Involved in labor affairs and it leads to confusion, Gray said. Asked how he felt the Republican platform on labor compared with Ihat of the Democrats, Dray replied: ' "We don't pay any attention to them. Political platforms are some-thing to get in on but not lo stand on," Ike "For Pcaci" Straus, chairman of the board of the American Smelting and Refining Co., said he was supporting ; Eisenhower "because, his election I will insure world peace and tuain- j tain our basic American tree- tlorns." Straus said Eisenhower led the* free world to victory over the- Nazis, and then brought nations together to resist communism. Equal Negro, White Education facilities State's Big Problem STEVENSON (Conlinued from Page 1) lhe irtcas successfully sponsored by the Democratic puny years ago ... It liuikr. more nml more ! 10 me as though they are'going in , stand on our program." In those four points. Rteveii=on is expected to find his principal > areas o[ ntte.'jk on the Republicans i The first probably referred to iSen. Joseph rt. McCarthy of Wis- i cousin, and Eisenhower's position with respcrl to -McCarthy. In any case, bis New Jersey audience of 6.(100 mostly Democrats, thought it did and sent up an explosion of cheering and applause. LITTLE ROCK (m — Bqua,!iM- tion of whito and Negro education was described today as the foremost school problem in Aikunsaj And. said Hnl Kennamer. Paris school superintendent, the big job Is In accomplishing equalization without tearing down the educational program for white children. Speaking at a meeting of the Arkansas Association of School Administrators here. Kennamer said: "We are all aware of the court suits brought against the school districts by Negro sroups seeking more emml facilities for the Negro children. "We also are aware that there ; is a wide breach between the I sundards of these facilities and that something must be done and I done real soon. Thc nig problem facing us now is how lo bring up tlie facilities of the Negro schools closer to thnse of the white schools without tearing rto-.Mi the latin's program." Federal Judge Harry J. Lemley, In ruling on settlement of n previous suit, out of court, made the statement that the Necro school facilities of Arkansas must be brouuht up ti those ot tlie white children even if facilities for the white schools must he reduced. Kennamer said that the school loaders arc scr-klnc means of bringing the Nesro facilities up without any reduction In white facilities, Grorge Pfvtciiell. superintendent of a discussion of Negro education this afternoon. Another topio for discussion wa» the Ford Foundation's project [or improvement o[ teacher education Ilia Fund for the Advancement of r/iucatlon has advanced {474600 to Arkansas colleges to start the pro- A fifth year of training Includes spcr-i.ilia.rl subjects Jor teachlnr and also a half year of supervised training | n some grade school. Clifford Blackburn, superintendent of schools m North Little Rock. i .Ion ' P Vn X " ISln '^ teaCh " edMi - . Rep. Gathint-s also had praise for Alabama Sen. John Sparkman, the Democratic vice-presidential nominee with whom he attended the University of Alabama at, Tuscaloosa. He described Sparkman as an "uprisht, clean-cut young man." Sen. Richard Nixon c* OM!ft*fifv t h e Republican viee-presid.ont.ial nominee, he snid, is a "fearless _ . . young man." The Congressman Services for Lee Scott, who died j mentioned in this connection Ni.v- , yesterday afternoon at his home near Wilson, will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow In Ml-. Herman M. B Church by Rev. M. Freeman. Survivors include his xifc. Elnora Scott, and a daughter, of Memphis on's work the Un-American Activities Committee and his pursuit of Alger Hiss until Hiss 1 conviction for perjury. "If Eisenhower wins the election," the Congressman sals, "he ^.=.1 *,.„ ., C ars auer .tne sur- iT.Hi, T ",7, V • " • " • I'""-'. """• lne congressman sari, "he A 30-minule mi- prise Communist attack in Korea. B ," r ' a! " " be m Evadate Cemetery must carry either New York and periodI cCcd the"' the report said "we have far less "^"f 16 ,™" w - p -*» Funeral California or California and Penn- wYs headed bv W than the first-line aircraft we g ome '" °""ge_ Isyivaim. Voting will center in me I gram chairman than the need." It added: "In our opinion, no'business or[ ganizatlon would countenance the excuses and self-servjng justifications for cither the unrealism of the schedules established or the Inability to meet even the reduced schedules. "Despite attempted legerdemain with charts and graphs, nothin" can obscure the fact, that our planners have failed rniserably. They have continuallv erred in" setlino production troais." The report said tbe Air Force In June. 1951. planned monthly production of 1.050 aircraft." later stepped this up to 1.400 a month but cut it hack m January of this year to 300. . Instead of flowers. It was Mrs. Wesson's request that gifts be sent to the Wesson Memorial Hospital. Springfield. Mass., the Cape Cod Hospital. Hyannis, Mass., or |o the Mississippi County Hospital now being constructed In Osceola. Survivors include her son, Frank Leo Wesson, manager of the Vtc- RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. LAST TIME TONIGHT "CLOSE TO MY HEART" with Ray Jlilland and Gene Tiernev FRIDAY "Calamity Jane and Sam Bass" with Yvonne T)e Carlo and Howard Duff SATURDAY "BORDER OUTLAWS" Wilh Spade Cooler largest slates." he predicted. Congressman Gathings said one of the first items on his agenda when he gets back to Washington will be lo determine how to lower prices on fertilizer for farmers and make it available in quantity in coming years. A 30-minute question and answer period closed the program, which *---' T. Crews, pro- You can't afford to keep worn ouf tires af tee LOOKI If the tirts you'r« driving on now are tread- bare or close to it, then they're worth more to us than they are to you. You can be riding on first-line Gulf Tires within the hour after you come in and get , cur top trade-in offer. If you !need tlre«, don't p«i up this deal. CLA1R MILLER & SONS Main & Division Pliant 9626 Blythevill* torla plantation who. with his wife and children. Lee Wilson Wesson. Victoria Wesson and Frank Wesson, was with her at the time of her death; her brother, H. E. L. (Roy) Wilson tt, who manages the Lee Wilson Co., with his son. R. B. L. Wilson III; one daughter, Mrs. Demas T. Craw of Charlottcsville. Va.. and Mrs. Craw's son. Nicholas Wesson Craw; and one sister: year. The Ihree nien mentioned In th:U co:»jcrtjon were Arthur .7. Council of Mlddletown, Conn., Seabnrn P. Collins of Ijis Cruccs. N. M., and Walter J. Fonlon ot Clilcaon. One source said Coimell definitely hn.s withdrawn from this year's race. Yesterday the 40 and 8 society. the Legion's fun-makers, elected John O. Newberry of JcfTerson City, Mo., to head the group. I Country Boy Finds Out I Red Box Has No 'Bird' To Forecast Weather RICHMOND, Ind (,f| — A 12- ymr-old country boy In town to buy school .books turned In a false fire nlarin. Some cily boys, he explained to police Inter, told him If he pulled the lever In the red box a bird would pep out anrt forecast the weather. He was given better information and sent home. Read Courier News Classified Ads MOX Tlione .if>2! — Show Starts Weekdays 7 :00 — Snl.-Stin. 1:00 Always o Double Feature THURSDAY & FRIDAY—2 HITS "YOU NEVER CAN TELL" Comedy Carl on ti 1.AST 'mili TOMGHT AtJR. 27-28 "Mara Maru" Errol J'lynn Hiiih Roman NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. 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