The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 29, 1952 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 29, 1952
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VOL. XLVJU—NO. 134 BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER Of NORTW^iST inu-axio.o .. _. ^"^ Blythevllle Courier Blytheville Dally News Mississippi Valley Leader Blytheville Herald THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS ANP SOUTHEAST MgSOUIH BLYTHE.VILLE, ARKANSAS. FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 3952 FIRST SOYBEANS? ~ While most fanners were worrying about green clover worms hi Uieir soybeans, Joe Morris, Lone Oak farmer, had more pleasant worries — that of harvesting 36 awes or beans. Mr. Morri.5 combined tile first 12 acres of hLs crop Wednesday and they are believed to be the first beans harvested in the county this year. Here Mr. Morris (on tractor) is shown personalty harvesting his crop. His beans were Wabash, an early variety, and were planted the first week in April. His yield was approximately 12 bushels to Die acre. Paul Hughes, broker, purchased the beans at the price of $2.95 per bushel. (Courier News 1'holo) Chouse Group Says Justice De 'Most Dilatory' in Its Prosecutions V '—• - ----- — - ...i^-n, .1- i.i,n id Ktui iiiiiore documents dealing with the Norman E. Wilier and Funds Cut Again for Base Here 3rd Barracks Building Slash Is $1,538,000 For the third time this year, Congress has cut the funds to be spent by the Air Force in reactivation of the World Wai- II air base here. TEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Lodge Hits at FilibusterStand; Stevenson 'Impresses' Negro TT I • *• 't y. it .. .. ^~ Tobias Silent :r ., ' r^ n ... ,_ . Ike Closets About Support Du//es Hits Termites Self to Write I if I imS\\f f* Mfc* *•* u X * p^ , In U. S. Government B ' 9 Speech< By JAMF.s niVuxj Of Governor NEW YOKK (AP) — A prominent Negro lender, Crmnninjr Tobius, .said today he was 'Very much impress" eel" with Gov. Adlni Stoveii- statonicnls on civil The new total: 510,064,000.! .. , This reduction, brought by a de-i cision to cut back the Air Force's dormitory construction program was announced in Washington yesterday by a subcommittee of'the ". -'• House Committee on Expenditures I dale f or president. m the Executive Department. Tobias had a long conversation The fund cut totaled SI,538,0001 with Stevenson today and was the third reduction made Tobias is a member of the United in barracks construction for the c '"'"- ••-' • •base here. rig-hls, but evaded questions as to whether he would support the Democratic ciimli- A " camo up in 1944 and closed funds. Collier said Miller was indicted July 14, 1914 on six counts alleging fraud in that he hart "knowingly and fraudulently charged indirect lime as direct time for his employes in performing under cer- , tain government contracts." Civil Suit 1'IIert In addition to the indictment' Collier said a civil suit was filed by the government seeking recovery of $36,000. "Despite the fact that hi its early phases the case was described by the justice attorneys as 'one of the best' that the department had," Collier said, "action was delayed through various devices for over six years at which | time both suits were dropped." Collier told the committee that . its staff, after a review of nu-i merous cases in Justice•• Department files, decided "It is to the best Interests" that It demonstrate publicly liow dilatory the department has been. Collier said the documents will I. The government asked dis- 1 wilhout missal of the Indictment against Miller in October, 1851! six years after it was returned because it ««>very of torneys recommended repeatedly that the case be disposed of; 3. The defendant frequently "" '^ •"••« »ii_u v/ci;<iuat; Jt <x l (1C , ™ C ° me "™ recol ed with age;" j changed ,,, lurJK!vs . •=• T1 'e FBI and departmental at-1 See JUSTICE o attorneys "", Legion Says Let Have Full Control of War NEW YORK ve, - Th e American Legion has asked the administration to abandon "political control" of the Korean War and give the military complete authority for its conduct. The LejidnMoptiSSJa Little Rock's proposed jet bomber tase also was included In the barracks construction reduction program. A total of $2,800.000 was cut from the SM,7M.OM approved for the Little Rovk base. These reductions arc part of an overall slash by which the Air Force plans to save an estimated S87.000- 000 by foregoing provision of 43 140 "spaces" for airmen. Sees Rental Units Available in Associated Press story from Washington this morning said the House subcommittee had stated last June that about 30 per cent of the proposed construction of airmen's housing was not needed. The subcommittee said the Air Force was undcrestimatm" the i number of rental units available for 01 airmen in communities near nir base. 1 ;. First of the reductions In barracks funds for the proposed Blv- theville base occurred In June, when the Initial $16.203,000 requested by the Air Force was cut by $022 000 by a House "watchdog" committee. Ine House then approved the remaining S15.3B1.000. but the Senate cut (hat to SH.602,000 and Senate- House conferees,-agreed on that nmotint. " ' •••**-» xx* UIl^ UlllLCU Slates delegation to the United Nations, lie conferred with Stevenson iiloiiB with Roy Wilkins. administrator of the National Association for (he Advancement of Colored People. Hcprescnlatives of (lie NAACP held a similar conference with Gen. Dwighl D. Eisenhower the Republican candidate, earlier (his week. At that time Wilkins said the NAACP did not endorse political organizations but that he would report to his organization on his conversation with Eisenhower Tobias Much Impressed "I was very much Impressed with the governor's remarks about civil rights, the filibuster, ami allied subjects in his speeches here." Tobias said. Correspondents askert Tobias if he would support Stevenson's candidacy. He replied: "1 may want lo announce imposition on that, one way or an- othe little later. Earlicr Stevenson conferred with Elder Statesman Bernard Baruch who is currently out of favor with the Truman administration. Emerging from Barucli's home nfler a breakfast conference lasting one hour and (en minutes, the Democratic presidential candidate Weather •Arkansas forecast: Generally fair with no important tempera- tnre changes this afternoon, night and Saturday. to. Missouri forecast: Fair to partly cloudy tonight and Saturday, a lit- ire warmer west portion Saturday- low tonight 60s oast to 10-75 west : high Saturday in the 90s. Minimum this morning—67. Maximum yesterday—96. Sunset today— 6:31. Sunrise tomorrow—i>-3t Precipitation 31 hours to 7 a.m. —none. Total precipitation since January 1—27.80. Mean temperature (midway be-1 saidloclav the" tween high and low)—81.5. ' Normal mean temperature August—£0.2. This Dale. Last Year Minimum Ihis mornin?—77. Maximum yesterday—foi. Precipitation January l to thh date—30.99. Rev. Jack Dudash Gets Church Post The Rev. Jack Dudash, pastor of the Church of God here, was elected a sectional presbyter yesterday at a district meeting of the Pentecostal Church of God in North Little Rock. The Rev. E. T. Kelley of north Little Rock, was re-elected superintendent of the Arkansas—South Missouri District of the church. Also elected sectional presbyters were The Rev. J. T. Harmon Rogers; The Rev. P. A. Braden, Jefferson City. Mo.; The Rev. Dow Booe, Joplin, iMo.. and The Rev C Lawson, West Plains, Mo. Sectional presbyters re-elected at the convention were The Rev. A Shellgrovc, Waldroh; The Rev! Tommy Gibbs. Ft. Smith; A. B. Cuminings, Hamburg; and The Rev. W. w. Monday, Van'suren, Mo. BHS Vets Training To Start Sept. 1 ! J. P. Sweat, veterans trMrlne in- " reCd " il ? l " !! ^ cn «. jstmctor at Blytheville High 'school ' ^TSL^T^ W said toclav the fall roi-m «> „,*„„, 'i and Headed for a d for den last night after hcarln»* the three civilian heads of the armed forces—Secretary Thomas K. Fin- leter of the Air Force, Secretary Dan Kimball of the Navy, and Secretary Frank Pace, jr., of the Army All three gave optimistic apprais- eifort' ' hlS comUry ' s "armament The resolution on conduct of the Korean War was adopted unanimously. Lewis K. Gough. 44-year-old former Navy commander from Pasadena. Calif., was elected national chairman of the Legion yesterday riis name Is pronounced "Goff" Dough. who SCTVed |n (he N with the rank of commander overwhelmingly defeated his only riral Walter E. Alcssandroni. SB. of Phil' adclphla. Cough is an inheritance tax an- praiser employed by the state of California. His Legion office pavs $15,000 annually. Election is for the ensuing year. At ceremonies In Madison Souare Garden. Gough had the red cap of legion commander placed on his head by his predecessor. Donald R Wilson of Clarksburg. W. Va. "InltHiKencc" Urged In his acceptance address Goueh rlrnrl r<,-,, ( .. ll: .. "• ^""HJJ and 'ing communism term of veterans i """ J"" 111 ,™ '" r a dcdsivc military training will begin at 6-50 nrn on P "I. « lhe nnt ">n's youth. Krptembc-r 1. Li, VCilrS th ~ lc S lorl has had Veterans classes meet each Mo,,-! sec^ritTTrainin'L «'"; !'* nati ° ral day. Wednesday and Thursday' educational effect i™ ls " n " crs j>l. n. E ht m the high school building. ! ..-up.rdert by'civilian control s iirecd "infcmscnce, firmness --- hon5tfnefion fo he bae here ' Driver Fined $25 Following Wreck Harvey Gallihantl, of BIytlieville «as fined $25 and costs In Municipal Court this morning on charges failing to yield the right of way and operating motor vehicle without a driver's license. The charges grew out of an accident on North Highway 61 Wednesday night. Gallihand entered a plea of guilty to the charges. He was driver of a Veteran's Cab Company taxi which officers sale! backed from a driveway on the highway in the path of a trailer truck, which re- sullcd in a collision between the trailer truck and a truck following I In other action this morning per- vis Jones forfeited a $10 bond on a charge of speeding. '•r-iikfssl talk." . Asked whether he anri Baruch agreed on the matters discussed, Stevenson smiled and replied: "We didn't argue." Baruch, a financier who became a weighty unofficial adviser to the late President Roosevelt, has not yet stated whether lie favors Stevenson or his Republl- See STEVENSON on Page JO Inside Today's Courier News . . . Clsccola's Jack Duclos Iclls of experiences on Italian farms • - . Page 7. . . . Arkansas N'e\vs Uriels . . . Page 3. . . . The new Bible . . . Sunday in Mlssco Churches . . . 1'agc 2. . . . Society . . . [', IKC 5. - . . Sports . . . race 0. . . . Markcls . . . I'agc 10. GRAND RAPIDS. Mich. m _ J onn po^r Dul i cs today nttacted "termites" in government and declared a greater measure of patriotism Is nccedd among nil I,, authority as "we look Into the awful abyss of atomic: and hydrogen war." In a speech prepared for the Na-|tlie handful of conspicuous mci anal cnnvetil nil nf An.,r.,t.. ,*._ it.. .... . . ^"J'^l'i^^uuh mei tional convention of Amvets. the Republican party foreign policy adviser declared: "Termites can destroy the noble edifice that our forebears built. They must he rooted out, and the which qualifies (heir ce.ssors must be something more positive than the negative virtue of not being a known member of the Communist parly." Hundreds Kept In Miml Dulles told the World War II veterans: "When 1 speak of (hose 'In authority.' l have in mind not only Ihe top, but also the hundreds of thousands of government servants in all branches of public service. When government is so big that It spends 80 billion dollars a year, a few men al the lop cannot keep track of nil that goes on. Often it is the inconspicuous persons who e.vert the greatest influence upon policy and, above all fornuince." "I shall not give you my ideas upon per* to piist," Iho responsibility for the Dulles told tile veterans. . "If I did, I might sound partisan. See DULLKS on I'age 10 Red Pyongyang Absorbs Mightiest Blow of War SEOUL llf t - Allied warplanes in record-smashing numbers today pounded-Pyongyang and left the reeling North Korean capital wrapped in great clouds of smoke and torn by explosions. Four Allied nations sent a iccorcl 1.403 sorties (individual HiHhls* against the city in three waves of land and carrier-based nehtor- bombers, the U.S. Air Force and Navy said. The tonnage of bombs dropped was exceeded only by the massive raid of July 11. Black smoke pourctl from the factories, supply dumps and troop billets at the outskirts of Pyongyang, which was forewarned of the raids by radio and leaflets. City "mowing: Up" A returning u. N. pilot said the city "was blowing up all over " Planes from three U. S. aircraft schools will be reff^fr,' 11 - T' C ° aSt ° f K °' Pendent ot rea I-'i',v 210 sorties over the Red capital. Some 420 planes poured '1.000 gallons of flaming gasoline and 597 tons of high explosive.'; on more than 40 Communist targets during the dawn - to-dusk raids. They sprayed 52,000 rounds of machlne- fiim Ijliltcls on the area, the Air Force said. Unlil today, the biggest single air blow of the war had been July 11. when more than 500 fighter bombers and superfortresses poured 1,400 tons of bombs on Pyongyang during 1,053 sorlie.s. Today's first wave of jet and prop-driven planes battered Communist anil - aircraft defenses, which pilots said threw up a heavy curtain of flak, other waves concentrated on stockpiles, barracks, industries and airfields used to bolster (he Communist war effort South African. South Korean and Australian planes joined U. S. Air Force, Marine and Navy pilots in Sec WAR nn I'agc 10 Retail Food Prices Reach Highest Peak in US \\7 A C?lITX.Tr^T- < -Hi1 rn. ...... * g. TIw program is primarily ?. contin-! "•x^.^^srs-.r-'i assr^"^ ™ h< , • • —..11 >.L, AMUI.I^ iiuw. sire ill As your commar-dcr. i shri]1 ask | higher than when WASHINGTON (IP, _ Mid-August retail food prices, the government's Bureau of Labor Statistics reports were the highest in u. s. history During the first half of this month the bureau's Index went up almost 1 per cent to 235.6 per cent of the 1935-39 average. On the basis of figures collected in eight cities, the bureau said foods now are about 16 per cent s Korean War leg- i bc^an in June. 1950. another economic development, the government yesterday suspend- prlce controls on radios, television sets, record players, carpets of i and bedding. The latter Includes | been studio couches, davenports, any area where controls are needed." OPS made clear that If the prices items on which controls have 1 to a point at- | where they threaten l/i pierce the i old price ceilings, controls will be on ! rcimpo.srd. Classes at Dell To Start Tuesday Registration for All Students Scheduled To Be Held Monday Registration for all pupils at Dell schools will be held Monday. Su- I pcrintcndent of Schools A. E. Cald- ' veil .-imYounccd today. Class, omn ' work will start' the following dav I he .snlcl. i A work conference Jor teachers Is I beniK conducted at the school to- By JAMF.S DlA'UN NEW YORK (AP) _ Sen Henry Cabot Lodge Jr., today denounced as "iMOUS, in- .. „ day. and a dinner and get-acquainted meeting for members of the Ixnrd of c.-Iur.iUoi: will be held nt 6-30 p.m. today In the school cafeteria Dell school personnel for the coming year will consist of the follow- wcil- Stalr ' " ccor< "" e (o Mr - Cnl'l- Elcmcnlary school _ First srade • Ellen Rogers and Margaret Moore-'i second grade, Mrs. .J. E. Johnston' and one to be filled third crade. Mrs M. R. Griffin and Mrs. J. B Dicl-cv fourlh grade, Mrs. Raymond Meadows: Mil, Blade. J. D. Barnes and J. 13. drown; sixth, Mrs. Mary Ken- i nctt: principal. J. B. Brown ! r.-,"i?, l i,. SC , > ! 00) 7, Mrs ' *• E ' Ca'ldwcll, ' ueatlon and coach- \v L Boll»n agriculture: Mrs. o. E. liunnicut' home economics; Raymond Meadows, mathematics ami science- J Ii. Dickey, mathematics anil ' sc l' "^^^^^^ LITTLE Veterans Instructors will be A. B. sincore piece of double talk" Gov. Atllai E. Stevenson's statement last night against congressional filibusters The Massachusetts senator, who was chairman of Gen. Dwlght D Eisenhower's presidential c a m- PaiKii advisory committee, said tile ucmorrais had controlled the sen- ale for four years and had "done nothing about it." . Stf'veiisoj, said yesterday that If c-Ie,; ed president he would usa whatever mfluence he might have Ip Bet the senate to change its rules under which fllubusters have killed civil rights legislation." The Democratic presidential nominee said "the sound of (ire' ess voices Is the price we pav for the right to hear the music of our own opinions. But there is also n moment at which Democracy must prove Its capacity to act. "Every 'nan has a right lo be heard, but no man has the ,-ight to strange Democracy with a single set of vocal chords." Sliarkiuan Draws Fire LodKe to!d a news conference at t-isenhower's headquarters t h e Democratic presidential nominee ad said last night in a specch Iliat lie Was proud lo have Sen John J. siiarkman of Alabama as a running mate and only hoped that he could keep up with him Declaring sparkman expressed strong opposition to a civil rights program | n Mobile, Ala., speech April, 17. 1850. Lodge said Stevenson "can keep up with him all right if that's as tar as he's uoinE on civil rights." Lodge, holding the news conference after breakfasting with Eisenhower, said ihe general had expressed himself very strongly In favor of curbing iilibustcrs. , "He is for every measure that l will promote olvi! rights without defeating its own purpose," Lodge Ike Closets Self Meanwhile, Eisenhower closeted himself with his staff to work on speeches which an aide hinted would produce the "fireworks" his supporters have demanded. He was expected to spend these next three days concentrating on speeches ha Sec KISF.MIOWEK on I'agc 10 Court House, Banks, Posfoffice To Close Monday Offices in the County Court House here. Blytheville banks and the Postoffice will he closed Monday in observance of the Labor Day holiday. City offices in ihe City Hall will remain open, the City Clerk's office -vakl today. Moil business firms will remain open. w feimlh and Joe T. Rortrty. ert Kdwards Retiring Price Stabilizer Arnall! relaxations "do u UL i nn°u mean abandonment of controls in cent Welcome for a Fire Truck- Leachvil/e turned out in full force U>,t night lo look over il.s new • re truck, obtained this week at ft cost of S8.500. The track appears to be a community bargain, however, for Mayor William Dew said the new truck brings the city's tire protection status up to current state law refinements, and will prevent an approximate one-third Increase in insurance rates in city housing. Business building insurance ralc.s were also lo have B or,e up about one-fourth, Mayor Dew told the crowd which gathered to inspect the vehicle. The Leaehvllle School Band led a parade which heralded presentation of the new truck The rm,c!e The fellow who is superstitious about black cots may be more of a mju-_2 than a man history, illustrated by a v.-agon u«d „„„, ,„,. a Uuck obtained In that year which was fitted «lth a hose, and the new truck. In Picture No. 1, pnit of the crowd look., over the new truck. The ford chassis has had all latest equipment installed by equipment engineers in St. Ix>nl s , including a self-contained, .Wfl-f-allon tank which ran be used until' the So spray [ires. The truck Is equipped to nm for* a 24-hour period with- out stopping, i,, picture NU. 2. Mayor Dow shakes hands with Fuo Chief Dchnar Wilson (on truck*. Already to operate the vehicle wit] be Assistant Chiefs Buddy Selby and Kenneth Garrison. Lcachvillc hos a 12-nian volunteer force. The Rev. B. W. Pierce, Bnptut minister! artdiesses the crowd gathered for the ccremo.iles in picture No. 3. The old truck (Picture No. 4) is to be retained for emergency use. (Coiitior News Pho(os)

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