The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 7, 1952 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 7, 1952
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOC. XLYHI—NO. 167 Blytheville Courier Blytheville Dally Newi MuKlssIppt Valley Lead«r Blythcvill* Herald EIA'THEVILT.E, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1952 FOURTEEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Yankees-2, c Dodgers—2 (End of Fifth Inning) FIRST INNING Yankee* • McDougald rolled out Reese to Hodges. Rizzulo bounced out to Hodges, unassisted. Mantle struck out. No runs, no hits, none left. Dodgers Cox struck out. Reese bounced to McDougald who threw over Mize's head, Reese being safe. Snider struck out, Robinson (tied to Woodling in deep left center. No runs, no hlis, one error, one lelt. SECOND INNING Yankees Mize walked. Bcrra filed to Snider. Woodling filed to shuba. Noren Hied to Furlllo. No hits, no runs one left.. Dodgers Campanella rolled out, Lopat to Mize. Hodges Hied deep to Mantle Shuba hit back through box fo single, Furlllo bounced out, Me Dougsld to Mize. No runs, one hit one left. THIRD INNING Yankee* Martin Hied to Snider. Lopa bounced out to Hodges, unassisted McDougald rolled out, Cox Hodges. No runs, no hits, none lef Dodgers Blmck struck out. Cox bouiiced out. McDougald to Mize. Reese flicd to Noren. No runs, no hits, none left. FOURTH INNING Yankees Rizzuto doubled down left field line. Mantle bounced out to Hodges, Rizzuto taking third.'Mize singled to left, scoring Rizzuto. 2crri hit into double play, Robinson to Reese to Hodges. One run, two hits, none left, Dodger* Snider single! 1 , to right. Robinson bunted safely. Campanella bunted safely, loading bases. Lopat relieved by Reynolds. Hodges flicd to Woodling, scoring Snider, Robinson taking third. Reynolds charged with error lor not throwing to third. Shuba struck out, Fiiniiu bounced out McDougald to Mize. One run, three hits, one error, two left. FIFTH INNING Yankeei Woodling homered over right field screen. Noren fouled out to Cox. Martin singled to center. Reynold! .. bounced out, Robinson to Hodges. Martin taking fecohd. Mc- Doueald pounced, ouj, gobJLnson to Hodges. C>.n?iiin,'lwojljitg,?on«riell. j llodgers Black struck out. Cox doubled off right Held wall. Reese singled to center, scoring Cox, Reese taking second on throw-in. Woodling getting error. Snider rolled out Martin to Reynolds, Reese taking third. Robinson lined to McDougald. One | run, two hits, one error, one left. Adlai Continues Eisenhower Attack; Ike Turns on Truman General Bids : or Votes in Northwest WTLL API'KAR HERE — The glitter of the . United States Marine Band will be seen in Blythe- villfi again this fall when the famed military band * * * ..*...... appears here on Nov. 5 under sponsorship of the Junior Chamber of Commerce: Labor Troubles Delay Gas Work Ark-Mo Advances Date of Service Here 10 to 14 Days M6r!nS Corps Band " To P/ay Here Nov. 5 The United States Marine Corps Band will make its second appearance in Blytheviile Nov. a. it was announced today by Robert A. Warren, Junior Chamber of Commerce chairman ol the band's appearance here. All profits tram the program will > to the BlybheviUe High Schoo' and. "Uniforms now being worn by and members are fatt becoming hreadbare," Mr. Warren pointed ut, "And a lack of Instruments and iniforms prevents our marching i and from growing. We hope that Arkansas-Missouri Power Co. announced today that tehnr difficulties in Missouri have delayed completion of the main natural gas transmission line from Campbell Mo., to Blytheville. Originally scheduled to receive gas this week, Blytheville now J09-Degree Readings Just a Memory as Mercury Hits 33 Here This summer's record temper-' atures of 109 degrees were but faint memories last night and Blytheville residents reached for more covers as the mercury slid to a chill 33 decrees to produce season's first frost, The one-above freezing minimum reading followed a genuinely autumnal day during which the mercury stretched no higher ihan 60 degrees. Similar temperatures prevailed thruoghout the stale. The Weather Bureau in Little Rock said, temperatures in Arkansas yesterday averaged about 17 degrees below normal. Fayetteville was the cold spot last night, with a low of 24 degrees. Forecast for tonight: Continued cold. due to receive the new fne in 1 days or two weeks. However, the utility said, bad weather could bring on" further delays. A utility spokesman said the labor troubles had been relatively minor and that no general stoppage of work had been encountered- The contractor has encountered labor troubie Ir. Missouri but not in Ar- , . . , Kansas, he said. Stephens Bios, i Harmon RcappOintea Construction Co. ol Little Rock is installing the line. The labor difficulties generally involve union membership of men hired to work on the portion of the pipeline in Missouri. About 85 to 90 per cent of the transmission line has been completed, the utility said. The Blythe- viHe distribution system wns completed earlier this year. Weather Colleqe Board By DON WHITEHKAD ABOARD E1SKN1IOWER SPEC! A 1, (AP) — Gen )\vighl I). Kiscnhowcr w a s ittually ignoring Adlai Slcv- nson today lo fciul with Prcs dent Truman over which par v would do the most for t li c ?acific Northwest in wale >ower development. The GOP candidate drew a bca on Truman as his prime target o ridicule and scorn while pushin .hrouqh Washington into Oregon o ils 28-stnte transcontinental drive Ills schedule during the da called for mm to mnke talks seven cities and towns in _Wnsl fngton and Oregon—with the majo speech at Portland, Ore- al 1:4 p, in. (PST). The talks wer scheduled for Tacoma, Central and Vancouver, Wnsh., and Poi land, Salem, Albany and Eugen Ore. Last night In Seattle, Elaenhow referred to Truman as "an expe in political demagogucry" givir the people "a course in nonsense fiction." And he called the Truman regime a "whole-hog" government operating on the theory that "the federal government must do everything for us r\nd to us.' J "Imaginnry Devils" The crowd of some 5,000 that j am me d 11 ic Civic Ice A r en a cheered lustily. Eisenhower >eamed. An additional 5,000 pf*v- ons were seated in a high school ootbr.U stadium nearby, listening the speech through loud speakers. The crowd cheered Hgain when Eisenhower said of Truman's attacks against him und the Repub -Icians: "YOU through an underworld of imaginary dnyiU." He went on lo outline his own ideas about the development of Truman Intensifies Colorado Campaign By ERNKST B. VACCAKO ABOARD TRUMAN TRAIN (AP) — President Truman was told hat, the Democrats face an uphill battle in Colorado as he inicnslficc vis campaigning today lor that state's six electoral votes. Key Dcinocrntlc officials .told* enorters they are counting oti the President's "i-lvc-'cm-hcH" presen- ation of the issues to trninside crowds not only to stir up interest among the voters but to lay down he issues for candidates within the stiites. Moving into Colorado last night, ruman told a crowd at Rifle tliat :lis present tour is "only the beginning" and that a lot more of the Republicans "will he worried before I finish reading the terrible Republican record to the American people from one end of the country to the other." Party officials who climbed aboard the presidential campaign train nt Grand Junction, Colo., informed this reporter that they told the President Ills presence is needed to stir up the party organl- zation nnd chart the issues on which to fluhl out the campaign here. Home Slate of Wife They said the fact that the Republican presidential nominee made his headquarters at Denver, and that, this is the home state of his wife, is one of the factors the Democrats have to overcome in this state. St. Francis River Basin Work Due To Begin in June Funds for Drainage , Project Obtained 'Unexpectedly' First work in the backwater ur on the huge St. Francis River ba In drainage project may Bet start before June 30. it was disclosed the Corps of engineers yesterday C, H. Duncan, chief of tcclmi information branch, U. S. Army Engineers, at West Memphis, told the Courier News yesterday that funds had become "unexpectedly available" to begin the work. "We will form a cutoff on quite Gov. Stevenson Says General Comforts Reds By JACK BELL SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — jov. Adlai 13. Stevenson of Ilinois today accused Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower of giv- iig "comfort'' lo Soviet Russia by labeling American prosperity as \var-horn. Stevenson, the Democratic pres- dcntinl nominee, said in an address prepared for the opening of a five-day campaign tour here that 'there is no greater disservice the Republican candidate could do America In its world ro!n than to suggest that our economic strength at home is n war prosperity." "When the general speaks of our prosperity as being war-born, who can gam comfort except the Soviets, who shout (o the world that we have undertaken our defense program, not lo insure peace, but to prevent a depression at homo by waging war abroad?" the Illinois governor demanded. He added: "We expect this kind of talk from irresponsible^ and isolationists, but- not from a man who was formerly looked upon ns an understanding leader in world affairs." Stevenson, scheduled iu arrive here by air about noon from Springfield, III., thus prep'ared lo take the offensive against his op- have been conducted TniHian promised to "nil hard at the Republican record on both foreign and domestic policy nt depot talks today at Malta, Salida, Canon City, Pueblo, Colorado Springs Limon, Denver and Akron. Principal emphasis will be placed on the speech at Colorado Spr.ngs at 3:40 p.m. (MST), where Truman will spend nn hour, and nt Denver at 0:10 p.m. The prescient al speciil stopped for the nghl Monday at Glenwood a large loop of the St. Francis by excavating a ditch about 14 and otie-half miles in length from the vicinity of Mmlison to near Murl- anna," Mr. Duncan said. He said the project will cost "in the- neighborhood of $1 million." Excavation from the ditch, he said, will be used to form a levee ppnent, busily campaigning in tha Pacific Northwest. Eisenhower's statement on which Stevenson teed off was made in several speeches. At Philadelphia on Sept. 4. the general declared ;hat "today our initiative, imagination Eincl productive system aro once morn tied and shackled to war aud the prospect of war," Springs, in Courier . . , Sports . . . I'age 10. . . . . . Hell Bomb . . . Picture Feature . . . rage 9 ... , . . Society . . . Page fi . . . • . . . Markets . . . Page Z . . . Colo., Avhere the Presi- Western resources wh^ch IIR said, d«nl, In a speec,h, .declared the woyttl mean "the full use of private I proposed' Coloradf) Blver storage resources plus a local-stato-feUernl [ project will "bring electric power along the ditch, "ft Is hoped that vc can cct this Item of work un- lerway before June 30." Funds wore made available after joint conference of Senate nd House subcommittees in which Arkansas Senator John X.. McClell'Mi partnership" grains. He turned thumbs down on a derally controlled Columbia Valy authority vVhlclj would be sim- Joiner Farmer t> s Found Shot James R. Greenwell's Body Is Discovered Near Bassett Firm rofits front Ehe Marine Band ap- learance will menn a bigger «nd letter Blytheville band," he stated. 1 Appearance of the band is be- ng litjucnvritten by about a dozen Blytheville businessmen and will be inder sponsorship of the Jaycccs. As It did in Its 1950.concerts, the band will play in the American Legion Memorial Auditorium. Mr. Warren explained that the auditorium offered only seating capacity large enough to accommodate the expected crowd of school children, which last year approached 1,700, The Jaycce rnmmittee which reclamation pro- j nnd new and bigger industries to ! this area." Before the project Is ultimately approved, he warned, It has to have a White House okay and A. S. Harrison has been re-ap pointed a member of the board o trustees of Arkansas College, Bates vine. Mr. Harrison, the board's youngest member, is now serving his third term, which nviii end in 1955. Mr. Harrison was notified yesterday of his appointment by the Presbyterian Church's Arkansas Synod. James Roy Greenwcll, Joine landowner, was found shot to deal! pickup truck between Joine and Bassetc in a field near High way 61 at about 3:45 p.m. yesterday Authorities said it was cither a accident or suicide. They wer seeking to clarify the circumstance at noon today. Services will be held tomorrow a 2 p.m. at. Bassett Presbyterln Church. He was 53. According to Coroner E, M. Ho! I who joined in the sheriff's offic ! investigation, Mr. Greenwcll was | struck In the right ear by a .38 i caliber pistol shot which ranged up Handle arangeinents Includes T. H.I through the top of his head Powder Caraway, Dick Shanks. Herb Childs, ] ^""eftTanT °" " B C " Louis Lynch, Roland Bishnp. Frank i' Dmth c ' amc w|H)in flvc mitmtcs Har.shman, Joe Bill MeHaney. Jack i from | O5S of blood Coroncr Ho)t Owen. H. L. Halsell, Jr., Emery ] tai[I AssistlRS tn lhe investigation Francis. Dick White, J. T. Sudbury. | wcrc Dc p UtiC5 D ave Young and Harry A. Unities atlrt Edsel Harbcr.' A meeting of all civic and service clut) cnairmen will be held at 7 p.m. tomorrow in City Hall to discuss plans for promotion of the band's j appearance. Tickets will be 50 cents and SI for the matinee and S1.50 and $2 for the evening performance. lo the Tennessee Valley Au- ]ority. "The present administration's an- wer to further resource develop- icnt," he said, "is the valley uthoriLy, a kind of super-govern- nent blue-printed in Washington, D. C., and manned from there. You don't need more super gov- rnment." And then he referred to the whole-hoggers who want a Columbia Valley authority, a Urannan Pluii, and socialized medicine." Rather than a federal Columbia Valley authority, Eisenhower argued, there should be a "new Interstate body" in which stat-j mem- See EISENHOWER on Page 2 adding: Defends Economy "Our economy 1s a war economy. Our prosperity is a war prosperity." i Not so, said Stevenson. Instead, ho contended thtlV'our high stanil- play r -l">. voic. • .1 nrd -g£ i been, maintained — ,- Adlai Stevenson's decision "won'1 be dictated by trie private power lobby." £%/->-' . And in another fling at liepub-"|- lican nominee Dwlght D. iKseu- howei', he declared: "And that's a lot more than 1 cnn say for the Sen TRUMAN nn race 2 It is understood that the funds had been appropriated for another project, but that they could not be utilized within tills fiscal year. Therefore, It has linen reported, the VuuiLs were thacle available for this item of the St. Francis project. Mr. Duncan pointed out that this wiP be the first phase of what he the backwater work. $80 Million .lull The overall St. Francis River bas- lu flood control and drainage pro- Sec IJHA1NAOE on rage 2 since-the Korean outbreak; not Because of the defense program but spite of it." ,: "It has been maintained for the Sec STEVENSOS on Page Z Cliff Cr,:*'.on of Osceola Sec FAKMKIl on Page 2 CMA Books Apollo Choir Famed Boy Singers To Appear Here Blytheville Civic Music Association has taken an option to bring the Appollo Boys' Choir to the city it was announced last night at the, association's annual kickoff din- j ner. It is hoped, Dr. Alfred Vise, association president, stated, that the famous boys singing group will provide an adilcu Incentive. The choir Is made up of boys be- Lithuania Red Labels Ike as Imperialist' By EI)I>Y GILMORE MOSCOW (AP) — Delegates to the 19th Congress of the Soviet Communist party have been told that Gen. nwlght D. Eisenhower is an "imperialist" and warned that American troops are close to Russia's Far Eastern [rentiers. Congress "It Is in vain that the imperialist hSl.scnhov.-er barks at (lie Lithuanian people In the hope of enslaving Lithuania." Another speaker. A. P. Ycsimov oi the Khabarovsk region—350 miles north of the ,Suvii:i-Koiean Haynes,-Wright Seek City Posts Grocer Eyes Council Post; City Attorney Files for 3rd Term '•»« i ana tW Arkansas forecast— Partly cloudy today: lair and cold tonight with low of 28 in the extreme north and 38 in the extreme south; scattered frost; Wednesday Fair and warmer. Missouri forecast— Fair and continued colri with freezing temperatures again tonight: Wednesday fair ami slightly warmer; low to- Hit-Run Accident Is Prelude To 2 Other Wrecks at Scene County Baptist Meet to Open Here Thursday the ages of 10 and !5 years Sherift's officers today were seeking a hit and run driver after Clcta Acnillcra, Mexican laborer. . was Injured on Highway 61 carls- night W-30; high Wednesday gen-, , ast n , ght ri .. ar B urdelti> erally neat 60. . Aqutlera worked for Paul Long of New Liberty. According to Sheriff William Bcr- ryman. Aquilera was htt by a northbound ,-BT which stopped up the Minimum this morning—33. Maximum yesterday—60. Sunset today—5:36. Sunrise tomorrow—6:00. Precipitation 24 hours to 7 a.m. | ro;u | ,| ien i e f t the scene. —None. The Mexican had Just, stepped Total pii-cipUalion since January , o f( a mirk with a number of ol.her 1--36SO. . laborers aud according to (he driver, unidentliled at noon today, walked Into the path of the car. Coroner E M. Holt, who accompanied officers to the scene while en route from n fatal shooting, .said the man suffered only n head rill am! br'.il^s. While officers were pulling the him to his quarters, two tnlnor accidents o-c'jrrcd In the heavy traffic. Sheriff's Deputy Charles bhort had stopped traffic when a car driven by Clco Pope of Blytheville hll the back of a halted car. Mr. Pope received a scratch on his head. After this was cleared a second nnd is recognized nationally as being the finest in Its field, Speaking before the 70 workers who assembled in Hotel Noble last night was the Rev. H. L. Roblson, pastor of Luxora's Methodist Church. ! Scoring this nation's and county's cultural lag, the Rev. Mr. Rob- lson said that adulU should take , the responsibility for providing Hie 28th annual meeting of the i children with proper cultural guld- Missts-sippi county Baptist Assocl- ance. nfion will be conducted at lhe First | lAck of attention to the finer Baptist church here Thursday and I arts." he slated. "has deteriorated Friday wiili "Forward With Christ"] civilizations of the past, as theme of the 'conference, at | "Though we provide tine schools, which !!•.•• Rev. E. C. Brown, pastor: ch'.irnhes and a host of extra-cur - Thc attack on the U. S. Republican candidate was made yesterday by A. N. Snech- kus, secretary-general of the Lithuanian Communist parly, who took Issue with Eisenhower's recent remarks about liberating the people of the Baltic Stales. (Eisenhower, speaking to the American Legion Convention on AUIJ. 25, listed the Baltic Slates ond olhcr Soviet satellites as once independent but "now suffocalini: under this Russian pall." He said America "must tell the Kremlin that never shall we desists in our aid to every man and woman of those shackled lands who seeks refuge with us, any man who keeps j burning among his own people the ! flame of freedom or who is dcdi catcd to the liberation of his fellows." Snechkus told the Communist frontier—told the 2.000 party dele Kates "Communists and workers of :he far East constantly remember lhat American imperialists, greedy for world domination, arc in the neighborhood of the Far Eastern boundaries of our great homeland." Announcements at the party Congress said nearly 42 million adults, youths and ohildren in the Soviet Union now are enrolled in the three principal Communist organizations. (The authoritative British Slates- man's Yearbook gives the 1946 population of the Soviet Union as about 193,200.000.1 > I I'll New Attack in Korean Hills of the host chnrch and moderator of the Association. *ill'preside. Tne annual meeting will be called to order at 10 a m. Thursday and the morning devotional period will be led by the Rev Harold White of Luxora, music director for I m c ricular activities for our youth, we have sorely neglected this other phase of Iheir lives." he stated. Too often, he salrl, mcdcrrt ndults > think they are fulfilling all the. needs of their children by provid- ; against 6t.OuL, Korea OP) — Fanatical Chinese Reds toniaht charged across a battlefield littered with their own dead In a renewed assault against two vital heights on Korea's western front. The peaks—White Horse Mountain and Arrowhead Rldse — were the 155-mile battlefront. Fiut the Allies had known for three days rjf the attack and were [ ready for the assault. The U. S. Eighth Army said the : massive Red assault captured hill positions. Hut the Allied defenders stood their ground I'crcy \Vriglit W. M. Haynes. who operates & grocery at 1523 West Ash. and City Attorney Percy W. Wriaht have filed for municipal offices, according to W. I. Malin. city clerk. Mr. Hayr.ts '.rill tc seeking the Ward Three vacancy now held by Alderman Rupert Crafton and Mr. Wright Is in quest of a third term as city attorney In. the Nov. 4 election. Mr. Wright Is opposed by Elbert Johnson, Blytheville attorney. No one has yet filed in opposition to Mr. Haynes. Mr. Crafton was appointed to That. post when J. Lind-sey Gxmn movcri to Bnkersfteld, Calif. Mr. Gunn had in turn been appointed to fill a vacancy created when former Alderman Dan was elected mayor. j Other terms which expiie this ! year are those of Alderman Jesse | White. Ward: J. L. Nabers. i Second Ward, and Charles I,ipford. ttturth Ward; Municipal Judge Graham Sudbury and City Clerk W. 1. Malin. Filing deadline is 15 days before the election. 15,000 screaming Chinese Mean temperature 'midway between high and low)—495. Normal mean temperature October-63.4. This Date Last Year Minimum tills morning—14, Maximum yesterdav—63. Piei ipitatiun January I to dale—J8.17. for this move a-'ain and a car i:;:*'* 1 !! by Henry Ford of Llixora swerved into the path of a truck i driven by B. I. Galewood of Mem-' phis. Ford, who was accompanied by Frank Robinson, also of Luxora, said he was blinded by lights. His car .swerved In the truck's path and was heavily dLimatTd. Until Ford and Roi/msun received minor } Injured laborer into a. truck to take | head Injuries. ..., material things. , yesterday. . ... . . Hho Association, and L. H. Antry; Membership coal has been set at AP Cfurc-poudent Mllo mishap came when traffic rxean ,o of m.rdette .Charles Hay Newcomu.' im/ the watliw capacity ol Ihe reported i, (im tlin (runt Kcresriitins the host rhnrcli. will: ,,' nw ' Blytheville HiRh School aildi-! nK ,iii>g ailillery ban-age re- n-Vir-Tp thlK vrar's nrntiams! today's assault. Tlie Red;; 1500 rounds an hour at the heights before the infantry charge. fhe welcome address with See HATTISTS on Paste 2 Fined for Drunk Driving Sam Gar.t waa fined $100 and .. , cc-sts today and sentenced lo a day I memberships may be obtained. In j.ut on his plea 111 Municipal! T«o ulluT i.on.-crls. which wlll new toriuni where this year's proRiams will be held. Membership sales began today and will continue until Saturday night at 9 p.m. After mat time, no the main laisrt.s of the bigeest Red ! at most places. The Army added attack In a year. Valiant Allied in- j that many hundreds of Reds were fantrymcn stood their g r o u n d j killed. — • - Trle Army said "The effort was thrown b^rV Farnetl that a powered pumped each of Court o! rviiHy Ing imdc-r the i Ing liquoi. of dilv: of imoxicai- be vcl>'i;i-:l ""HI «""' K.tttir- will be included m tins ycai'.s The first Red onslaught last night •alned the Rod.s some Rroimd at Is- ilalcd points. riuhlmg was brutal. Tlir Red Rfcls' main with heavy los.'-es.'' Front line reports said hravy Communist ari tilery barges this afternoon indicated the Commu- nist.s might nttack again tonight. Allied warplancs roared over the front today, hitting the Red lines. Pilots said they destroyed two Rod tanks and about &\ bunker;:. One Allied oiilfH foujht anil' died lo the lu.'M n.r.n in (lefeiulm^ ' ihicw men. tanks and artillery into .a vital bill The number of men,; ithe bailie, spread over two-thirds of I See \VAll on Tasc 2 i. When people stop forming Rix;s v,a.iiixj to yet into this country, it's lias er.cua'i *° worry about

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