The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 5, 1952 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 5, 1952
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT KEW3PAPER OF NORTMA8T ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI ir,-,. ^, T,»TT Blylhevllle Courier Mississippi Valley Leader r ~~ VOL. XLVIII—NO. 140 Blytheville Daily Newi Blytheville Herald BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER '5, 1953 FOURTEEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENT8 * Hey/ High School Opens Today— An answer to the thorny school problem of space came into active use In Blytheville today. It is the new $351,000 Senior High School on Nonn IQih Street, where more than 350 students reported today. The 335-foot long structure contains 18 classrooms, four of them in the second-story portion above the center wing. The building is of fireproof steel, brick and tile construction. General construction was done by Ben White and Sons of Blyiheville and U. S. Branson was the architect. (See additional pictures on Pages C and 7.) Erected with an eye to the future, the building will accomodate 600 students, nbout 250 more than are now enrolled. The school is situated on the highest $ioint of an 18-acre site. Because some classes — home economics, shop and physical education will be held on the old high school campus, ii sidewalk links it with the new building. Forming the west wing ol the .building, the auditorium will seat 1,000 persons. The 38-foot deep stage has two curtains, one electrically operated. A microphone connection in the stage floor permits piping of programs through out the school by means ot a public address and intereommuiucation system. Each room has a speaker, and the con- trol imuel is located hi the central office. The large study hal], is located adjacent to the library so students can do reference work during study hal] periods. Two -studeni activity rooms ore located off the library. All book shelves lor the library were marie by Albert \V. Robei'son, shop instructor, and some of his students. All rooms.arc furnished with individual desk-chaivs of a blond laminated wood. Floors are of asphalt tile and walls arc plaster. Corridor walls are tile from floor to locker-height wainsconting and plaster from there to ceiling. Fluorsccnl lighting is used in all rooms. "Blackboard" are of a green material more restful to the eyes. In addition to lour rest rooms for students, the building contains two teachers' lounges. Classrooms also contain built-in metal lockers. for supply storage and venitliui blinds are used on all windows. Heat can be controlled ihermostatlcally in each room. Off the .stmiy hall is a previewing room In which teachers may see films In the audio-visual aid library before showing them to classes. Tile band room is located behind the stage arid can be divided by sliding doors into two dressing rooms for stage productions. The central office and principal W. D. Tommeys office are located to (.he left of the main entrance as one enters. On the right are offices for Miss Rosa Hardy, secondary .icliool supervisor, and Miss Effie Lee Terral, guidance counselor. A parking lot Is Ideated Oil the west side of the building. • » (Courier News Photo) Russia Gets a Warning — . Allied Warships Plan Maneuvers Off Scandinavia OSLO, Norway (AP) — More than 160 Allied warships including: eight big aircraft carriers begin maneuvers off Scandinavia next next week, warning Russia that the West is ready to defend tile seas even up to the Arctic Circle. Officially known us "Operation. Blind, commander in chief of Al- Mambrace," the 13-day war games (lied forces in Northern Europe. will be one of the largest display.! of Allied naval might since World War II. The ostensible purpose of the vast, eight-nation exercise is to give the participating navies, an opportunity 'to co-operate " neuvers with their North Treaty partners. *- ^^.. Two Effects Cited Military sources said, however, that the games could have two' highly-important psychological effects: 1. Demonstrate to Norway; Denmark and little Iceland that they can and will be defended, that they are an integral part of NATO and not just an appendage to an organization centered in Europe's vital midsection. 2. Serve notice on Soviet Russia that the L western Allies are fully prepared to resist attack anywhere, even in Arctic waters. Allied headquarters for Northern Europe, located here in Oslo, announced today that the NATO task force will assemble off Scotland Monday and Tuesday. Tlie aetua'. maneuvers will be^in Saturdav, £/apt. 13, under the command of Britain's Adm. Sir Patrick They will end Sept. 25. Participating will be ships and planes from the United states, Britain, Canada, Norway, pen- mark, France, The Netherlands Ti» - 4 1 .— -__ Wisconsin '^5a->"BritiiB'8 42 SOO-loo Vanguard '*r*n <o small but vital minesweepers. Eight large carriers from the United States. Britain and Canada will provide the (ask force's aerial punch. They include two Ameri- See NATO FLEET on Page 14 Satisfied Americans, 'Amazing Cities Intrigue Visiting German Inside Today's Courier News . . . Car.v Jlldillceoff lends field as Kins Cotton Open gets underway . . . sports . . . I'ase 7. . . - Farm News and Review . . . Pases S-9. . . . Society . . . Page 2. . . . Markets . . . Page 14. . . . Holland Xnws . . . \Vilson -Veus . . . Page 3. . : . Arkansas N'ews Briefs . Page 11. By GEORGE CLARK (Courier News SiafT Writer) "Americans must be satisfied. They walk around with smites on their faces and a cheery greeting for everybody. Back home my people walk around with lotig faces. It amazes me." These were the words of C. E. Albrecht, 21-year-old Bremen, Germany, youth who is in Blytheville to learn the cotton trade. Albrecht, who prefers to be called the good old American name of "Charlie." is getting first-hand information on cotton as an employe of the Goodman-Ranrlle Cotton Company on North Second Street. He is the son of" a German cotton importer and is one of the many European youths who are working In cotton offices all over the south this year. He arrived In the United Stales only last Sunday and already he has grown an extreme love for this country which Vil! be his new home for possibly the next two years. "I find your cities very amazing,' he said. "Your streets here, they are so wide. And your prices, they are so good. i "My home, Bremen, Is not much S larger (in area) than Blytheville but where Blytheville has 15.000 people. Bremen has 500.000. So yot: see. we arc rather crowded. Stevenson to Denver; Ike on Peace Crusade Throw Out The Wasters/ General Says PHILADELPHIA (AP). — Dwight D. Eisenhower wns oft Lo a roaring "crusade" foi' world peace today which he -said could be achieved only by throwing the "wasters, bunglers and the incompetents" out of offfce. in Washington. To a wildly cheering Uuotig 17,500 jam-packed into'Convention Hall here lost night, the OOP presidential nominee said: "Let's sweep this country with such a wave of resolve, determination nnd notion that the little men, tin; defeats, ihe false prophets ol tlie false doctrine that- it can't he clone, \vill be tossed" out of power and the real America given a chnncn to move in." On that Ihcme—and offering n j 10-point peace program of his o\vn "And the number of cars litre, i —Eisenhower formally launched In Bremen, all we have are buses, |j| s presidential campaign. And to- (Courier News Photo) LEARNING COTTON — C. E, Albrecht, Bremen, Gcrmar.y youth, takes a good look at some Mississippi County collon while getting accustomed to his new home. Young Albrecht, son of a Bremen cotton hnportcr,-is visiting Blytheville to learn the cotton trade. He's getting his schooling at the Goodman-Handle Cotton brokerage. a few small cars and bicycles. Lots of bicycles. And small streets. "I bought clothes here." he day he carried his fight westward [ in Chicago, he was scheduled to the Midwest touching Illinois, ON Mrs. D;nu$a Stiles Weir, 10, of Little Rock, Ark., tries on Dwiyljt D. Eisenhower's straw hat and said, "Now I'll keep it as one of my m o s t treasured souvenirs." She saitl -she asked tlie Republican prcsUtcnUM nominee lor his straw hat during his Ijiltle Hock visit and thnt he took it off ami gave it to her. (AP Wircpliolo) Demos Hope To Outmatch 'Dixie Score' SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP)' — Gov. Adlai Stevenson, primed for a fight, was to fty to Denver today to open a campaign lour of the West that his managers hope, will outmatch Gen. Dwight D.'.Eis- cnho\Vci''s. thunderous" sweep tlirough- the §outh. ' "• ; , Hu expects to'-hjt nine stales-In' nine days, traveling mostly by air. In at least one speech, nnd possi- hly others, the Democratic presU dcntial candidate islfsis to carry the fight to the Republicans, an. swerini; arguments, and attempting ' to mow down some of their major contentions. The Denver address tonight will be aimed at the OOP battle cry,'"It's time for a change." Heretofore. Stevenson has been largely occupied with setting forth own Ideas, laying the broad said pointing to his coiton trousers. Minnesota. Ohio ami Indiana. •'I pay hve dollars nncl seventy, gin Chicago, he was scheduled tc five here. In Bremen they cost me | meet at noon with Republican leart Ike Is Greeted By Band Music CHICAGO 07V-Dwight D. Eisenhower was greeted by music from R brass band today when h? arrived in Chicago for campaign talks with Republican midwestern loaders and party workers. Trie GOP candidate for president arrived at 30 a.m. ICST) at the Midway airport from Philadelphia. About 100 persons were on hand when Eisenhower stepped from his plane. Ahead ol Eisenhower w!\s a busy schedule ot meetings with Republicans who ranged from lenders down to precinct workers. Committees on Bible Observance Named Eight committees to plan observance here of the introduction of the new Revised standard Version of the Bible late this month up at a meeting of nbout SO persons at the Blytii were set ievillc Y last night. repre :es are composed r.f s. E. lime, C.-L. McWaters Kem- of churches, civic [ per- Bruton. the Rev. , clubs, the Y. the Council of Church Women, Parent- Teachers Associations and schools. Peake. Dilmus David Mc- Hearnsburser and Weather Mrs. Samuel Norri.' | Exhibits-Mrs. W, Arrangements wilt be marie by (man: Mrs. Dill Y ........ _____ these committees tor observance in Lnsk. Mrs. Alec Shelby. Mrs. O. O. Blytheville of Christian Education Hnrdau ay. and Mrs. Bill M?eness. Week. Sept. 28-Oct. 5. which ivill Other Types of Observance -The 3 Sabre Jets Bag Three Red MIG's 8 Chinese Columns Are Hurled Back From Bunker Hill 80 marks or 20 dollars. And "America is rich. Germany !s poor," he Bald. Considering -that he has been in America less than a week. "Charlie" speaks English fluently. The language, alons with French nnd Spanish, Is now compulsory in German high schools. Charlie talked Intelligently of foreign affairs and he related with- to ers and Ciindidale.s for state offices in Illinois, Michigan nnd Indiana. Tonight he was to talk with ward and precinct workers in Cook County (Chicago). "I»ip Day" Climaxed The Philadelphia speech —beamed across the nation by television nnd radio—climaxed a day of thunderous ovations for Elsen- hower and his wife, Mamie. It began when an estimated 250.- Truman Names H. H. Fowler ODM Director WASHINGTON I/Pi — President Truman today named Henry H. Fowler, Washington and Virginia . _ attorney, ns director of the Office his respects for one or more of Asked about the United Nations' proposed European army he replied emphatically, "H is Impossible." His SEOUL. Korea WV-Some 20 swifl reason: lack of «nlly among the nations. "Germany v.ill cooneratc U'ith the destroyed one'a'ntl "danTnged "three' ' Africans, yes. With the English, the U. S. Fifth Air Force said "crhacs. With the French, no. The That raised the two-rtay toll to !? cncl1 do . not lik ?,,, G " n1any ""?, - ' ..Germany docs not like the French." o'.it much V.c-oiiation some of his 000 or more people thronged the experiences in Kitlrr's youth move- | downtown streets of Philadelphia ment. j to cheer the GOP candidate on his f.'o Cobb chair-! U ' Nl Silbre jels todn >' shot down omig. Mrs. Cecil'" 1 " 0 Communl st MIGS, probably be climaxed by a community-wide! Rev. G. xfiesslef. chairman- W D \ 16 MI °S destroyed, one probabljv J," !rnlanyi °? service Sept. 30. At this service, the I Tommcy. Hnrold Knapp, and Mrs. ' nnd six damaewl. , nc expiamea. new edition of the Bible will be ; W. A. Dobbins. i placed in nse. 1 . ! Similar observances .will be held Caudle to Resume Arkansas forecast: Generally fnir : in 3.000 cities throughout the nation this afternoon, tonight and Saturday;-a little warmer this afternoon GENERALLY FAIK and tonight. Missouri forecast: Fair tonight und Saturday, warmer east and south portions; low tonight 55-65 east to 50s nest; high Saturday 90s wfsl and 85-90 east. Minimum this morning—54. Maximum yc.sterday—82. Sunset today—6:24. Sunrise tomorrow—5;3ti. Precipitation 24 hours to 7 a.m. —nonp. ToUl precipitation since January 1—30.20. Mean temperature (midway between high and low)—68. Normal mean temperature for September—14.2. This D.itc Last Year Minimum this morning—63. ^^axIJn^^nl vr^tinrb.v -83. Prcct'ji'-'.ien Jan'jr.ry 1 to date-30.93. and 40 cities in Arkansas. The re- vsicd Bible will be placed on sale and Protestant churches throughout the nation will begin using it Sept. 30. The Rev. W. J. Fitzhugh. priest Testimony Today WASHINGTON </t», - T. Lamar Caudle goes behind a Judiciary committee's curtain of secrecy today to j help of a congressional . investigation Department he once served as n top official." and six damaged. Allied losses, ir any. will be re-! ported in a weekend summary,, i The U. S. fliers today engaged ! the Russian-built MIGS in seven dog-fights over North Korea. •• Other U. N. warplancs plastered a North Korean mining center and .supply dumps. ' U. N. infantrymen and artillery He said West Germans are becoming more friendly \vith the United States every day and that Ger- Sce GF;RMAN on Pane n i] foundation of his campaign. He has not answered In detail Republican accusations about corruption in government, nor taken public notice of. any direct attacks on himself. In passing, the governor has flipped n few political darts at the opposition. Mostly, however, he had conocntrated on elucidating tilt: principles of his own program. The Denver speech departs from this pattern. "He'll Pay Respects" Stevenson's campaign manager, Wilsou Wyatt, said he will "pay of Mobilization. Fowler. TIOW defense productoin j Hie catch phrases and slogans of t the Republicans." w >' att Ascribed the reports ot ' high powered drive in charge of St. Stephen's Episr-o- - «,„,-„ „, pal Church, is chairman of the T 110 one-time head or the ?ov- j ,.,„), s m observance and heads the executive [ernnient's criminal and tax prn^e- rommmittee composed of "chairmen I ruting agencies—dismissed Ja.sf N*o- of the other committees. J. p. Gar- - vcmlKr by President Truman bc- rott. Y secretary, is secrctry-treas- i cause of outside activities—prom- ] hurled back eight Chinese columns which staged desperate new as B,,nte Hn LSUHkCl Hill Citizens Group Planning Drive For Membership The Blytheville citizens Commit- arrival from New York City. It.reached a peak when Eisen-! hower stepped onto the flood-lighted stage at Convention Hall while waves of applause rolled down from an audience packed to the rafters. Gov. John S. Fine of Pennsylvania had started out with an introduction but his voice was drowned out by roars as Eisenhower stepped from tlie wings of the stage with a big smile on his face. Eisenhower lost no time In lash- Ing out at tile Democratic administration. He set the crowd to cheering by saying: "I have said and tirer of the executive committee. The committees and their chairmen named last night include the following: Bible Presentation — The Rev. Harvey Kidd, chairman: Dr. Alfred Vise, the Rev. E. c. Brown. Mrs. E. M. Terry. Mrs. W. L. Green. ised his fullest co-operation. i " n "»™'P •>» «'« long-dormant toe plsns lo Immcl, a membership Western front. ! drive, il was »nnoun«d today by will say asain and afsajn that there! F - Srwrtcinan o! Alabama, tlie administrator, thus moves up lo (he ; top Job in the government's civilian i apcnc-ies connected with the prc-! lhrm '" h " IC South as merely "in- parcdness effort. j tcresting." He added, "U hasn't Hts new Job was formerly held •''''" rind " s -" by Charles E. Wilson, one-time! Sen. George Smathers of Florida president of the General Electric I toak a different view. He said Co. Wilson resigned last March :fl "Eisenhower made a big impres- after a dispute with the adminis-! *lon. ft certainly menus he's got [ration over methods of handling j sonic strength." the steel strike. | The Florida Drmocnit weut on John R. Stcelrnan. prc:-ideiiti:il j to sny he considers it a "possibiii- asFist.'int. has been acting as thc'ty" thru Eisenhower mi^at ciaek defense mobiliicer since Wil.son quit. I the solid South and carry Florida. Fo'.vler v, ill take over the post on In a here with the gov- Monclay. ' enior yesterday Smashers urged him lo campaign in Florida. Smathets came out of the governor's office wilh a prepared statement, in which he said some 1 nice things about Stevenson and LtTTLE ROCK liVi — Sen. John declared tie would "support him." Sparkman to Arkansas U. S. Eighth Army staff officers Sec WAR on Tafe M 'It Was Slaughter/ Wounded Yank Says of Chinese Blow at Bunker Hill James R. Deal, chairman. i The committee was formed shortly after the proposal to purchase Blytheville Water Co. was defeated at the polls this summer and now plans to form a permanent organization. Mr. Deal said the mcmticrship drive would start as soon as membership cards and other materials is only one issue in this campaign. ! oc ™ tic That issue is the mess in Washing-; . *' Sec I-;ISI:NHO\VI;R on race M i|"'| 1L Two Campaigns for Ike Planned In Arkansas as Parallel Efforts But when reporters n.-'-:cd if he pre.sidentnl nominee, i VVfA|lf | c^pat™ f Or : i ie rzovernor the Arkan?as Demo- ! sj nil ti icrp S :m1 he li;id used the e Convention here j wnrd -, SU pp 0 rt — whatever that might ino:m to you." He Docs Not Agree Ue sniti he tines hot agree with Stevenson's position ofc civil rights legislation, the lid elands oil issue :uu! Sennte Kule 22 ahc rule requires a fifMO affirmative vote to shut off a debate. LITTLE ROCK '.P. — Two separate lint parellcl campaigns for the presidential candidacy of Gen. Dwlghl 15. Eisenhower will be conducted in Arkansas. nrtl Ni.xon. <R-Cal1f>, the vice presidential nominee. Regular Republicans, headed by Verne Tmdall up of Stuttgart, plan .speaker's bureau. i wrapped in xvhile bandages, leaned mapped Ihoir campaign strategy. chairman: J. P. Gnrrott, and thr* Rev. Bob Pertovich, Program—The Rev. J. W. Rnin- At first set up to find The youth lay, quiet but pain over and said "those buses ! 0 , mincing . nw ewer "v(cm icked. in nn nvaMlMInn hr,*n»al ^mvlnrt IIV» l,^n= ,v . ...i__l?' _. ..?.. * " C * SCUM BSSWm nek*i. in an evacuation hospital sounded like horns from a string j , or B^^ 1( T the committ also Hied with casua lies flowmg down of model-T Fords." Their names plans to study possible action on from Bunker Hill where Chinese were withheld pending notification the proposed telephone rate In- tnxips hit in darkness this morn-1 of relatives. crease. water, chairman; the Rev*. Roy I. Bagley, Jlmmle Sanders, Bernard noooh. the Rev. Bob- McMnsters, P»rrv n.irhy. and Mr.«. C. M. Grav. inn. : M,,. a,tack ,.,i.,rterl about 1 a.m. Tin. rommlttep has adopted .. Promo-io-l and Pubi-ellv -Psi rell: H." arm bhaUelcd by mor-'«iUi ilir ihutxlcr of Hed artillery nvilto which ifids -Blytheville Swaner, chairman; L. H. Autry/tai shrapnel. J sec CHlNtSE on l>Ag e H First Self Second" lop party brass into Arkau- Chicf difference between the | sas to plug the slate of Republican drives is that the regular Rcpubli- j candidates. can organization will plug lus en- j The Citizens group also will have tire ticket ot office seekers, while » speaker's bureau and will pro- the Citizens grouiv-made up most- mole and show films throughout ly of noinorrnls— will seek support the s'nte lo counter thr 1)01110- on!v for the GOP presidential j cunic liable cry that ''tilings have | ticket of Eisenhower and Sen. Rich-1 never been so ijoud." LITTLS LIZ— 1-s **•«» The troubls with a lot of people is thai they ore afraid Ihey will eurn more than thcv ore Mid

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