The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 21, 1949 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 21, 1949
Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1940 BLYTHEVru.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Closed To US. Citizens Red Nation's Consul Offices in America Also May Be Closed WASHINGTON. Dec. 21—M>>— The State Department has banned travel by Americans to Communist- rmi Hungary and is reported considering further actions. These include the possibility of closing Hungarian consulates in New York and Cleveland The travel embargo was announced late yesterday in a stinging note of protest against the treatment of Americans in Hungary »^he State Department, made nc Aftiimate of how much effect this order niicht have on Hungary. It reinforred a demand for the Prompt release of Robert A. Vog- <ler. an American communications official who has been held incommunicado by the Hungarian; for more than a month. Officials said the not applied equally to the reported arrest last week Budapest of Israel Jacobson, head of the, Hungarian office of the American Distribution committee Treaty Violation Charged The note charged Hungry witl violating a 1026 commercial treat; by refusing u. S. consuls the rlgh even to talk with Voegeler and added that this government is "giving urgent consideration to sucl further measures as may be ap propriate" unless the Issue is Set tied promptly and satisfactorily. The State Department declare! that American citizens no longe are "free o transact normal bnsi ness, or to visit, in Hungary with out suffering surveillance, arbitrar; arrest, and other intolerable moles tations at the hands of the Hun Parian police authorities." Tile travel embargo representpi the most drastic action taken b any of the Western powers In thci recent disputes with Soviet bio countries over harassment an charges of spying against Ameri cans tind other non-Communis aliens, A similar ban was put int effect in Yugoslavia three year ago but has been relaxed sine fcyarahal Tito's break with the Com Aliform. Passports currently are no being issued for travel to Com munist China and Albania. Obituaries Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. II Dec- 21—W'y-(USDA>—Hoga 10.00C steady to 25 lower than Tuesday average; mostly 25 lower on weigh under 240 lbs;"blllk 180-220 Ib bar rows nnd gilts 16.00-25; practica ton 16.25: about 40 head light hog 16.50; 230-250 Ibs 15.SO-16.00; 250 270 Ibs 15.25-50; 280-300 Ibs 14.50 15.00; 1CO-170 Ibs 15.75-16-00; 13< 150 Ibs 15.00-75; sows under •!! Ihs 13.00-50; heavier kinds 11.01 12.50; slags 9.00-11.00; boars 6.0C 0.5.0. CaUle 2500; calves 700; most medium ' steers 22.50-24 00; f e medium to low good 24.25-16.5 medium and good heifers and mi> ed yearlings 20.00-24.00; commo and medium co\vs 14.25-16.00; can ners and cutters 11.00-14.00. PACE NINE 1 ites Conducted : or Amos Swain, : armer of Luxora Graveside services for Amos Wes•y Swain, 81, were conducted at 2 .in. today at the Sandy Ridse Cem- tcry. by the Rev. T. L. Lewis, Pen- ecostal preacher. Mr. Swain died at 11 a.m. yester- ay at the home of a daughter, Mrs. lyrtle Corkran, near Luxora. He •as born In Mississippi County and :id lived here all hLs life. He was a etircd farmer. Survivors other than Mrs, Corkan and two sons. Pink Swain and e.y=.e Gordan Swain, both of Luxora. The Cobb Funeral Home was in harge of arrangements. Jesse D. Davis, Sr, !>ies in Hospital; .ites Tomorrow Funeral .services for Jesse D. Da•is. Sr, 61, will be conducted at 3 in. tomorrow at the chapel of Cobb •\ineral Home by the Rev. .1. R. Reedy, pastor of the Baptist luirch at Euporn, Mi. ; s. Mr. Davis, who had made his lorne with a son at 4 CM EsiM Ken- .ucky, for the past two yertrs. was jorn in Mississippi. He diet! this norning at the Blylhevillc llospi- al. Survivors include hLs wife, Mrs. Viola Davis; two .sons, j. D. Davis of Blytheviilfi sad Marion Harwell Davis of Marietta, Ga.; two brothers, Eddie Davis ol Grenada, Miss., ind Bob Davis of Calhoun City, ss.j and a .sister. Mrs. Cnmi Boland of Calhoun City. Burial will lie in Elnuvoml Cemetery. The following will be pallbearers: K. P. Barker. Main ice Luttrell, Jimmy Richardson, Worth D, Holder, Bob Logan, and w. A. Bicb- ersiaff. » • * Cooter Resident Buried In Corinth, Mississippi Fimeral .services for Albert Beckham, planter and Dinner Cooter, Mo., were conducted at 2 p.m today at the Baptist Church Cooter by the Rev. G- W. Pattersoi of Corinth, Miss., assisted by tin Rev. j. E. Cooper, pastor of tlii Cooter Church. Members of the Odd Fellows Lodge were in charRe of graveside rites a the Mt. Zion Cemetery fpllowini services at the church. Mr. Beckham died Monday at th Methodist Hospital in Memphis where he had been a patient to about two days. He was owner large farming interests near Cooter a member of the American LegLoi Lions Club, Odd Fellows, presided of the Sclieol Board, and had re sided in Cooter for the past 3 years. He was a native of Missis sip pi. Mr. Beckham Is survived by hi wife, a daughter, Mrs. Louis Bur to of Cooler nnrt a sister, Mrs. Thelm Pulliam of Memphis. The German Undertaking Horn of Steele was in charge of arrange ment's. : ive More Steel omponies Raise rices $4 a Ton PITTSBURGH, Dec. 21. (API- Five mare steel companies have joined the U.S. Steel Corporation Increases were announced yes- m raking prices. terday by Jones and Lnuehlin, Allegheny LiUdlum, Bethlehem, Pittsburgh and Wheeling Steel corporations. ITS. Steel announced n boost of about $4 a ton last week and since then other firms have followed suit. Announcement by the five corporations yesterday made the hike almost- general for the Industry. Bethlehem said its increases ranged from two Lo six per cent. Jones, and Laughlin,. Pittsburgh and Wheeling said their boosts averaged about four per cent—the estimate given by U.S. Steel for its J4-a-lon figure. Allegheny Ludlum raised prices on silicon electrical -sheets 15 to 16 per cent but left its stainless and other alloy prices untouched. BRIMFUL OF PROBLEMS—Seaman Salvatoro Fantarelli, ol New Haven, Conn., stepped oil the cruiser Fargo at Brooklyn Navy Yard, with this giant sombrero. That didn't bother anybody until ft he showed up at the Brooklyn USO-Navy YMCA and asked Teddy •'* Thaycr, a USO volunteer, to wrap it as a gilt Teddy is pondering ^ the problem. Thanks TO ALL OE YOU We a I (lie Martin Oil Co. wish to offer our mosl sincere (hanks (o you all for your gen- erous patronage in the year nearly ended. Here's hoping you have (he happiest Christmas ever. Open All Day Christmas MARTIN OIL CO. Ark-Mo State Line HOME BURNED TO GROUNn—Mr. nnrt Mrs, Rufus Montgomery and children, Sliaron, 3, and Carolyn survey the remains of their home, destroyed by lire at Rivorton, Wyo. Residents of Rlvcrton have donated lough cash, materials and labor and household goods to construct them a completely furnished new home, he goal is to finish it by Christmas eve. (Ap Wircprfolo). Merchant- Suffers Head Injuries in Attack in Store Guy Oeans, 53, was hospitalized last night ns a result of head injuries said to hnve been Inflicted by two Negroes who entered his tore at the State Line Ditch north of Gosnell, apparently Intending to rob him. Investigation was made by Sheriff Jack names of Kcnnctt, Mo., but the sheriff's office here reported that the pair, to their knowledge, lad not been apprehended. Mr. Geans condition at Walls losriltal Is not believed to be serous. Hospital attendants ruul the tariffs office snld it wiis reported -hat Mr, Geans and his wife were lone in their general .store aboul 8 o'clock last night. The two Negroes entered and. while one made •wme small purchnsc from Mrs Ucan the other was advancing 01 Mr. Gcan, who had gone to tin jack ol the store am! had his back £ the Negroes. He turned and saw the Negro with the Iron pipe, but not In time to ward off the blows. Mrs. Clean escaped through a front door and her calls for help apparently frightened the. Intruders, and they left. Rent Controls Lifted In Fort Smith Area WASHINGTON. Dec. 21— Ufi— Rent controls were ended today in Sebastian County, including Fort Smith, Ark. Housing Expediter Tighe W. Woods said he took the action on the basis of word from the local rent advisory board that the demand for rental housing in the areas has been reasonably met. Port of Animal Feed Act Declared Illegal LITTLE ROCK, Dec. 21— (Ifl— A section of a 1949 act authorizing the State plant Board to compromise penalties for violations was declared void by the attorney general's office today. The section involved Is part o: Act 227, designed to regulate sales of certain types of animals feeds Penalties ranging up to a maximum of $200 are provided for violation but the act says that these may be compromised by agreement. In an opinion to Paul H. Miller, the board's chief inspector, Assistant- Attorney General Robert Dow- nic held that this compromise provision was Illegal. J.S. Sends Birthday '"reelings to Stalin MOSCOW, Dec. 21 —Wt— The Jnited States sent birthday greet- to prime Minister Joseph Stain today. Ambassador Alan G. Kirk tent he following message to Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Y- Vishin: I have the honor on behalf of the government of the. United States of America to request you to ransmit to Generalissimo Stalin, chairman of the Council of Ministers of the U-S.S.R., best wishes on the occasion of his 70th birthday." Coplon-GubitchcY Trial Is Continued Again NEW YOIiK. Dec. 21. l/Pi— The. long-delayed spy conspiracy trial of Judith Coplon and Valentin A Gubitchov was postponed again today. The ex-government girl and the Russian engineer were scheduled to BO on trial Dec, 21 but Fedora Judge Sylvester J. Rynn said a pretrial hearing now in progress woul prevent the trial's starling on thn date. Ryan did not immediately set i new date. Firemen Answer 3 Calls Blythevillo's volunteer liremei answered three alarms this morning. All were grass fires and nc damage was reported. The first two alarms came with in 30 minutes of each other nn< were In the same blouk. They were at 1515 West Ilenrn und 1507 Wes Hearn. The third fire, shortly be tore noon, was at Tollivcr's Gar age on South First Street. Read courier News Want Ads $100,000 Fire Damages Beebc Business District BEEBB, Ark.. Dec. 21—M')—Fire which destroyed one building and damaged two others in the business dictrict here lust night, caused damage estimated at $100.000. At one time fire threatened the entire business block, but w a s brought under control with aid ol the Searcy Fire Department. The flic was discovered about midnight In the Burton Ham and Son General Mercantile Store. It seemed under control when a quantity of paint exploded spreading the flames to the Bcelie Feed and Grocery Company and Burkliart's Appliance Store. 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