The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 5, 1952 · Page 1
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 1

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 5, 1952
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/~^/~\-r T L.OU VOL. XLVM—NO. 113 n° U n' er Mississippi DaUy Hews Blytheville H*mld OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS ANB SOUTHEAST MISSOURI BLYTljEVir.LE. ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 1952 SIXTEEN PAGES INSPECT BASE IIKKE—Twelve Inspectors or the Air Force, U.S. Engineers and Tactical Air Command were in Blythcville today to survey facilities at Municipal Airport, the former Blylhe- vilJe -Army Air Field, which is to be re-activated as an Air Forte base in the near future. The inspection trip is designed to give authorities a firsthand view of n-hat will be needed to get tlie base Into operating condition, and what equipment can be salvaged for use. Above, three members of the team look over the Duro-Chrome Co., plant at the base. Several production planw in the area will be forced to seek new locations when the \ v , ff . is opened. Left to right, inspectors are F. w. Sims of the Corps of Engineers. Little Rock, L. p. Trost of the Tactical Air Command, and Cape. H. p. Bolton of Eighteenth Air Force. (Courier News IM.olo) UN Wins in Air, Warns Charred Bodii 78 Towns of New Raids By ROHEKT B. TUCKAIAN , . , SET °,V, L ' Korea (AP)—The U.S. Fifth Air Force said tonight Ii.S Sabre pilots shot clown four Communist jets and damaged six in aerial dog fights over North Korea today The smashing U.N. air victory announcement came only a f e w hours after the U.N. said it had warned 78 North Korean towns housing Communist military installations that they are doomed j and advised civilians to get out in advance of air raids. The air force said Sabre pilots destroyed four MIGs and damaged five in four separate lights. The Sixth MIO was hit by an F-84 1'hundcrjet pilot. The air force said the Red fighters ventured farther south than they hart in recent months. . The program of heralding air raids, is designed to span; noncombatant lives. It also has the effect of flaunting the Allied air superiority over the Communist Weather Arkansas forecast: S c a t te r ed thundershowers this afternoon, partly cloudy, widely scattered thundershowers tonight and Wednesday, no important temperature change. Missouri forecast: Partly cloudy tonight and Wednesday w i t li scattered showers and thunderstorms north ant! west portions tonight and most of state Wednesday; warmer southwest portion Wednesday; low tonight in the 60s; high Wednesday 80s northeast to 90s southwest. Minimum this morning—73. Maximum yesterday—102. Sunset today—0:58. Sunrise tomorrow—5:14. Precipitation 24 hours to 7 a m —none. Total precipitation since Jan 1 —22.24. ^fean temperature (midway between highland low)3?.g. Normal mean temperature-, of August—80.2. This Dale Las! Year Minimum this morning—62. Maximum yesterday 02. North Korean and Chinese commands. At least two of the forewarned towns have been hit. Lt. Gen. Glenn o. Barcus, U. s. Fifth Air Force commander, said the warning program has been under way in Korea since mid-July. Millions of leaflets telling of future bombings have been dropped on North Korea by B29s flying out See WAR on Page 10 Burglars Get $10 At Ne,w Burglars entered : t he Bagwell Grocery at New Liberty last night and escaped' with approximately S10 in money and a quantity of clothing, the sheriff's office "said this morning. Deputy Sheriff Charles Short said entrance to the store w a s Sained by breaking a back window and removing a wooden bar from a hack door with the use of a hoe. The clothing taken. Deputy Short said, Included shirts, trousers and underwear. At Least 28 Taken Frotn Bus Wreckage Near Waco, Texas WACO. Tex. — Authorities . worked today to determine just ho many persons died in the flaminp crash of two Greyhound buses near here yesterday. Meanwhile, civilians working for the military barrel newsmen and others from the Strike eatens U.S. Industry Lewis Is Seen Set to Demand New Pay Hike WASHINGTON Kl—The specter of another industry - throttling strike before the steel mills have had a chance to get bark lo fu!l blast production arose today as John I,. Lewis served notice' that run United Mine Workers' contracts are ending next month. Lewis, president of the Mme Workers Union, wrote Joseph E Moody, president of the Southern Coal Producers Afsoc-iatlon, that his present work contract will expire Sept. 30. That's 60 days from the date on Lewis' letter. Terms of (he existing contract, provide termination upon 60 days' notice by either side. Shutdown Certain The notice to Moody, following by 10 days similar word lo the Bituminous Coal Operators Association, is certain to mean a shutdown of all but a small' portion of soft coal mining the end of next month unless Lewis, Moody and Harry M. Moses agree on new contract terms. Moses heads the bituminous association, representing nn estimated 240 million tons of annual production, much of it owned by the steel industry. The Moody group produces around 100 million tons a vcar. Notice Is Served Lewis, it was also learned yesterday, has served contract termination notice on the anthracite, or hard coa! industry, which employs 100,000 miners. The bituminous diggers number 450,000. Still not a party to the series of recent Lewis letters are operators in Indiana and the far West, with an estimated 40 to 50 million tons n year and a scattering of soft coal producers in a dozen other states. A soft coal Industry official said there is little likelihood of any lull- scale bargaining talks for several morgue where the bodies are held At least 2B bodies have been recovered from the collision and flame wrecked buses, but n pile of charred flesh and bone remained for clas3ilicat!nn End identification , Only se-t-n Qf the dead Imd been i »J r-- \ t n .Idsitifiert by niiti-n.or-i- i " io " rifted for Buying "-* - -j-.'.' .-•> .. ; j , , . , . ' •* Executive pMitor Sam Wood uf the Waco Times-Herald said one of his reporters, Mary Ann Jennings, v/as barred from the Comyi- ton Funeral Home morgue by a Waco policeman. The policeman said he was acting under orders to bar persons from enterin ig the morgue. Tlie order Wood reported, from two civilians, an Identification team from Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton o They were R. U Trash anti R w Rabton. morning on a charge of buying and giving intoxicating liquor to a min or. Tidwell was charged with buying beer for a minor in a Blythevilh cafe. In other action, hearing for Fannie Fisher on a charge of driving while under the influence of liquor was continued until tomorrow with bond set at $150. Kenneth Goodman was fined Slot) and costs and sentenced to a das' in jail on a charge of driving while under the influence of liquor. If Flying Saucers Are Space Ships- Those Chaps Must Have Tolerant Wives By FUAXK CAKEY A. P. Science Reporter WASHINGTON UV-Jf those alleged "flying saucers" were ships from outer space, they'd have lo be manned by chaps with tolerant wives. Roimdtiip Irax'el to the earth PreoipltRticii January 1 lo this Ve'mitians. from Mais and Venus--the only two planclK in our solar system given even an otiiside chance of supporting life — would involve nearly three years (or the Martians, jur,t over two years for the date—30.27. much time away from the wife , just a breeze, you might say for and k,,is even though they had a spaceship travelling 25,000 miles spaceships capable of (ravelling at a 23,000-mile - an-hour clip! Just suppose, for a minute, that Mavs and Venus were populated by some kind of intelligent beings capable of latlnchln" a spaceship"— saucer-.-hapcd or wliat-havo-you— and thai, they wauled to do some fancy spyjif the earth. v.- h a t they'd he up While Venus is "only" 25 million miles from the earth at it' an hour—there would be much more to the problem than that. Venus makes such a "close" ap- every 470 proach only once in days. Meanwhile, in its orbit around the sun. it gets as far away as 160 million miles from the earth. Moreover, while Venus and the earth (ravel in (he same direction around (he sun, Venus hurtles alonfr at a 22-mile-a-second clip, while the eittll moves at 18 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS rkansas; 'Machine' Said To Be Worst in Adkins Is Linked To 'Rumormoiiqei'ing In 3rd Term Drive' FT. SMITH, Ark. (Al>)—. Candidate Franc-is Cherry said yesterday "the J |I() .K|vicious political machine in Arkansas history" h a d injected n false and double, edged is-stie of religious ]»•(>]-1 tidice into the bitter race for governor. He said « report that hr ; didn't favor Catholic nuns teaching in Arkansas schools — even parochial ones — was "just another nimor started by Ihe most vicious political machine in Arkansas' history—that headed by Sid McMath and Homer Adkins." Cherry is opposing MrMalh for a third term; former Gov. Adkins. a close McMath advisor and recently-resigned head of the Employment Security Division, ha-, drawn perhaps as much fire from Cherry as Ihe governor himself. Cherry went on lo say that Ihe McMa(h-Adkms forces hail spread the rumor "in other parts of the state that I am a Catholic and therefore ought not to be elected governor." Cherry ts Presbyterian A Presbyterian, Cherry said thai nuns at a convent ami hospital in his home city of Jonesboro hart voted for the first time at the Democratic preferential primary on July 29—and that all had voted for him. McMath and Adkins are Melho- Sec ftJt'Bnv on 1'ajre ll> Union Men Objecting To McMath Support MTTM-: ROCK a>;-H.->me rai:k nnd file members of the American l-.'M.-l-atimi ,>i l. ; .l*,r are proteins; the acli,m of ihrlr lm i, m j, 0 li(.j ca , K.ii.ri:, in cndc.'i-;,n-,e <Juv. ,Sid Mi-Mislh (or a third luia. Ai!-i il-,e njairmrm of the AFL Labor I.e,'ir:il(; for Polnira] Action "vnplnsi/ed that the l.!'a::iii''s endorsement, made alter a 4-imur Youih Dead DAVWHI Honor The name of Pvt. Billy R. Hopper. son of Mr. and Mrs. William' c Hopper of Blvtheville. was amnnc the names of servicemen killed in, the Korean war- [.hat, wcra chosen i for inclusion in a prayer at the] annual memorial service of Ihe Disabled American Veterans 31st national convention in lioston Monday niplit. Pvt. Hopper's namr- v,i]l b? in- j eluded in the prayer "to svrnbolj/e I all of the Blythevillc nvi-r.'sTvii-t'-1 men who died in the Korean rani-1 paipn," a DAV release said todnv. ' Names for the memorial service wereiseloctcd at random from Defense Department cas'.vliy 1!-is Pvt. Hopper was 17 v.hrn he was killed in action last Sept, 12 nnd had been in the Army onlv five months. His death came onlv J2 days after hn hnd arrived in Korea, where he served with tlie 27!h i Regiment of the i r ith liilantrv Ui- ' vision. " i Bales Seen In ils lh:;( c.-fimn'? of (lie cur- i-i-nt roltni) ."i.'ason, HIP Nr-w York <MtUm brokers firm of orvis Brothers and Co. today set. the nation's anticipated 1952 cotton crop at 15.57J!,OCO bales. Arkansas, wild an expected yield of l,ll!r>,0i:0 bales, ranked rdurtli in a listing of 16 stall's. The crop eslimalc wns contained in a telegram received by the Courier News this morning from Orvis Brother.... The 15.S78,0(]0-l>:i!e (ij'urc was the linn's estimate as of the end of July. Topping the list sviih an anticipated yield ol 4.410,000 bales was Texas. The estimate [or Missouri was 300,UOO bales. Estimates for other states llst- ed follow: California, 1.8M.OQO bates' Missi:-: ippi. l.Wo.ODO; Arizona, 1,050000; Alabama, 880.000; Gcon,'i;i, 150.000: South Carolina*-'750l'oO' Louisiana, 000,000; «, TerimWi; 00:>,000; North Carolina, .570000' Oklahoma, 445,000; Nfcv^MexIco aiio.OOO: Virginia, IV.OMf''- Florida and otlleis, 31.000 "A interview with McMath and Cherry could not bind voles of the individual API, members. Members of at least three Little Hock locals — Ihe International TypoKi-aphicnl: Stereotypes and F,lcctrotypors; and I'rintmg Pressmen unions _ are circulating "pro- les!" petitions which say that the LU'E does not have authority "to plodee our support for CJov." McMath." "10.01)0 UeiircSL-nleil The 18-membei- board represents an estimated 40.000 AFL members in Ihe state. As-l.-ed if the hoard had the authority to pledge the votes of 40,000 union men, Chairman C.w. Mowery of Hot Springs, said: "We have only such authority as the men invest In us — we can't pledge, but we can certainly recom- comtneiul. And the men in (he locals would not have elected us to the job (on the board) if they dill not have confidence In our decisions." Ernest Dodd, an ITU member See UNION on Pago 16 City Council To Meet Tonight The Blyrhcvinlle City Council tonight will hold its August meet- i"K. regularly scheduled for next Tuesday night. The meeting dale was moved up due lo conflict with next Tuesday's Democratic primary election. City Clerk w. I. Malin said today. Governor Takes His Campaign To Jonesboro 'Let McClellon Come Debate with Me,' He Says after Refusal FORREST CITY, Ark (AP)—Gov. McMath brought Ins third term vote hunt into ms opponent's stronghold of ICnst Arkansas today. The governor, throwing his campaign punches hard and fast in an attempt to shatter a gubernatorial tenure tradition broken previously only by (he fabled Jeff Davis, was to speak at a Rural Electrification Administration mcetln? here thin afternoon. n e will deliver another major address at Helena tonight. Tomorrow night McMath will even move Inlo rival Francis Cherry's home town of Jonesboro. Cherry carried all Ihrt-.i- of t>'»5g comities — St. Francis, Phllfipa and Craighead — in the Democratic preferential primary last week. His appearance at the REA get- together today gave the governor an opportunity to fire away on ono of his favorite (argots — Ihe private power companies he says are going all out to defeat him. < A staunch supporter of REA coops, he tied Into the state's largest private, power concern in his speech at Prcscott last night. A I" * I, Is Assailed McMath charged that the Arkansas Power anri Light Company was spending a million dollars in an effort to.defeat him and suggested that "They should use that money Sec McMATII on rage 16 Inside Today's Courier News Mnvirs are hotter than i Pazc 3 : Sports . , . T'^cp l>. Society . . . KIKP 2. :nan ; ,.; W - of the swift & Company oil Mill here to succeed J , Ounn, v.ho h:,, re:M ;:I1 «l to accept the gr-noral managership of the Oil M,ll Divi ,io,, of s. A. Camp Comimmr* in Bukmficld, Calif Mr DK...3 nnpomlmrnl was announced yr.stmlr.y through E. I'. Czichos .,OUU,,™ Hi-, ;:,;„„ m , llaqer ,„ Swi!l ^ Cn]])wny mv . n! _ sm . pd in ' tl:'- .S-^.-fl .•„-,„ (,>,. , 0 iTCts . A, r . ni,:!:..; har !,.-]<! pr,,iUo,ri in Meridian •"'•••: <-:'«, ill.; M-niplii-,, -U-MI., and (H-.,r-nwoo ( l. SO. Mr Gunn «»''".' "« &„,„„„:„ „,„, AUB . 15 . , Ir . ca^nvd-partu.elcr:;;;; "inn- a v. !( .v,;,cy or, the CH.v council Here, lie was mmomt-d alder- n Wr-.rd * to fili ,!-.r t, !n , of M: ,.j. or D:u , Blutl .y 0 ,,tim, h,,, year (Co,ri,-r N,w 5 ,-hnto) School on Insect Identification^ To Be Held Here 1 Alfs3!r&lppr'cSuniy"'6rmc"rs" wilT* go back lo school tomorrow when the County Extension Service con- duels an Insect identification school. The school, the purpose of which to lietler familarizc farmers with damaging and friendly Insect:;, is scheduled (o begin at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow and it will include a tour of cotton fields known to be invaded by insects. The inwct identification school will be conducted by Gene Guinn, county entomologist, and H. H. Carter, assistant county agent for x 'orUi M'ssis:iippi County. The identification tour is sched- LITTLE LIZ — tyf^Eg/fifcfifi If a v-oman thinks men aren't creatures of habit, she should try putting her husband's, socks in o different drawer. ,£HIA And they'd have to spend th;it clo:e<L approach to our plimet— Bargains for BVD Buyers- Blythcville Value Day ofliclals are terming tomorrow's event one of the best from standpoint o! saving.? offered the buyer in Blvtheville stores. Shown above are some of the values that will be offered In downtown Blythcville by thp participating merchants. In picture No. 1, porch and lawn furniluic is shown, which will be on sale at hall price tomorrow, picture No. 2 shows a selection of women's shoes. ffmea^, These shoes, selling up to S1.05, will be eleaied"tomorrow nt $1.88 per pair. A variety store steps into the pinurc .Picture N'o. 3) to offer its regu!ar 10 cents per card buftoin at time cards for nine rente—a cliancc to stock up at less than one-third the price. More worn- en's shoes, tins lime models ranginj to S12.95, will be sold for $3.98 tomorrow. The.=e bargains are examples of what will be found In Hlyllipi-iliu emy Wednesday when the Merchant's Division of tha Chamber ol Commerce sponsors BlyUieville Value Day. (Courier Nem, 1'llul.,,)

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