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MONDAY, APRIL 19, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS South Korea Will Attend Geneva Talks Rhee Warns: 'This Is The Final Attempt' SEOUL (AP) — President Syngman Rhee announced today that South Korea will attend the Geneva conference opening next week. But he warned it is "a final time-consuming attempt" to unite Korea by peaceful means. He didn't say what his government would do if the conference fails. But there was a thinly veiled threat in his statement that "we obviously cannot continue to sit idly by while the Communists exterminate or exile our people to the North and make a Bed Chinese province out of half our country." The peppery 77-year-old President said "clear and encouraging" assurances from Liie United States "enable us to go to Geneva with confidence and considerable hope." Rhee didn't elaborate on the assurances. But in New York You Chang Yang, Korean ambassador to the United States, said his nation had been assured (1) the United States will aid in greatly increasing the Republic of Korea's army and (2) a prime objective of the conference will be to reunite all of Korea and eliminate all Red Chinese troops from that country. A highly placed Korean source said the assurances were contained hower delivered to* Rhee Sunday in a letter from President Eisen- by U. S. Ambassador Ellis O. Briggs. HOUSING" (Continued from Page 1) home repair and improvement program. Excessive Ixrans Cole asserted that high-pressure home-improvement salesmen had induced householders to obtain larger loans than they needed, provided shoddy work and short value and in some cases perpetrated outright fraud. Hollyday, saying he knew of such abuses when he took office, told the senators that he undertook first of all to determine their extent and found them "small in proportion to the scope of the Title 1 program." He decided the remedy was to "prevent them at the source," he said. Hollyday said he asked the vice- pvasidents of seven banks, all active in making home repair loans, to come to Washington to study the problem. That was last June; by September the committee recommended new regulations which were adopted, Hollyday said. The regulations went into effect Dec. 1. Hollyday said that not only wss he satisfied then that the regulations "would go a long way toward preventing improper pra- tices;" that they also were considered sufficient by President Eisenhower's Advisory Committee on Housing, which developed the administration housing legislation now before the committee. Nevertheless, Hollyday said, PHA continued to follow up complaints, even though PHA's investigative staff consisted of only three persons when he took office. "The position of FHA commissioner is the only public office I have ever held," Hollyday said. Declaring himself grateful for the opportunity to serve the government, he went on: "It is my earnest hope that this committee's hearings and studies will result in measures to strengthen FHA and make its usefulness even greater in the interest of our national housing policy." Negro Deaths F. G. Jones F G Jones, 46, died Thursday at his home in Clear Lake Commun- lt3 Services are to be held today at 1-30 pm. at Morning Star Baptist Church' and will be conducted by Rev. Sammy Parker, pastor. Burial will be in Burton Spur Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Jones, and his mother, Louisa Jones. Caston Funeral Home i« in charge. Pressure Waning DETROIT (IP)— A Chicago concern has developed what it calls a "tire alarm." A switch is mounted on the brake plate and turns on a red light on the instrument panel when a tire becomes under inflated. The light flashes until the trouble is corrected. iiiarantt Watch Beam? '3 36 $*>50 Hour Service Wateh ft eomplctely Betnbltd, machin* cleaned, piToU polished, tuanprlnr adjvsted. Two Watchmaktrs THOMPSON Jewelers 114 W. MAIN Next Door to W*de Obituary Mrs. Ramsey Duncan, Former Resident, Dies Word has been received here of the denth of Mrs. Ramsey Duncan, a Blytheville resident for about 40 years. Mrs. Duncan died just before noon today at the home of her sister. Mrs. Frank Martin, in Milan, Tenn. She moved to Milan about six years ago. Her late husband was a lawyer. Services are to be conducted tomorrow afternoon in the home of Mrs. Martin. MERRIMAN, Neb. (JP}—A Nebraska "cowbelle" moves into the United States Senate this week. And whether or not 62-year-old Mrs. Eva Bowring writes history as a states'woman in her alloted seven months, friends say she's a cinch to add a dash of Western color. One of Nebraska's wealthiest widows, range-riding operator of a 10,000 acre sandhills cattle ranch, and a long-time Republican party worker, Mrs. Bowring was appointed Friday to fill part of the unex- pired term of Sen. Dwight P. Griswold (R-Neb). Grlswold died in Washington April 12. Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton (li:Xt quotation!) May 3413 3415 3408 3408 July 3422 3422 3417 3421 Oct 3384 3388 3381 3387 Dec 3378 3383 3377 3382 Ntw Orleans Cotton May 3412 3416 3408 3409 July 3423 3424 3418 3421 Oct 3382 3387 3381 3387 Dec 3379 3383 3375 3383 Memphis Soybeans May .... 388 388 388 388 July .... 387 387 387 387 Sept .... 385 385 385 385 Chicago Soybeans May .... 390 396%. 390 395% July .... 3881/2 392y 8 388 392& Sept .... 292y 4 296 3 / 4 291% 294 Nov .... 267 272^4 266% 270 Chicago Whear May July 212 211 2151/4 213% 212 211 212 Chicago Corn May .... l52i/ 8 154 1521/a 153% New York Stocks (12:45 <i»Utfontj A T and T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel , Chrysler , Coca-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors , Mont Ward , N Y Central , Int Harvester Republic Steel , Radio , Socony Vacuum : Studebaker Standard of N J Texas Corp , Sears U- S Steel , Sou Pac Ex Resident Is Killed in 70-Foot Fall Funeral services for Lester Clay Jackson, 30-year-old steel worker killed Saturday morning in a fall from a television tower in Memphis, are to be conducted tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. in Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. W. C. Pillar, pastor of Deering Baptist Church. Currently a resident of Memphis, Mr. Jackson had lived in and near Blytheville most of his life. He was killed when a rope which he was holding broke and he fell 70 feet. A native of Jasper, Ala., Mr. Jackson attended schools in Luxora and lived in both Steele and Blytheville before moving to Memphis where he worked with Beasly C^n- struction Co. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Doris Jackson; a daughter, Patricia Ann; and a son. Lester Clay Jackson, Jr., all of Memphis; his father, C. C. Jackson, of Steele; four brothers, Paul Jackson of Luxora, Fred Jackson of Berry, Ala., Roy Jackson of Pasadena, Calif., Jesse Jackson of "Memphis; and three sisters, Mrs. R. L. Freeman of Blytheville, Mrs. Lucy Meurrier of Batesville, Miss., and Mrs. Kelly Tittle of Brunswick, Tenn. Burial is to be in Elmwood Cemetery here with employes of Beasly Construction Co. as active pallbearers. They are Joe and R. G. Stout of Wilson, Robert Stout of Blytheville, and Ward L. Penturl, W. A. McCollum and Rex Holland, all of Muskogee, Okla. 164 3/4 61 1/4 35 1/2 62 1/2 | 60 5/8 121 113 1/8 89 1/8 61 1/4 21 5/8 30 7/8 51 1/2 27 5/8 .,42 1/4 17 5/8, 87 70 63 3-8 45 41 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, HI. {M—(USD A)—Hogs 8,000; barrows and gilts 180 Ib up 25-40 higher than Friday; lighter weights sows and boars ,50 higher; trade very active to all buying interests; bulk 180-230 Ib one price 28.50; scattering 28.60; practical top 28.65, with lights 170 Ib to 28.75 in extremes; several loads and lots 240-250 Ib 28.25-50; bulk 250-270 Ib 27.50-28.25; 140-160 Ib 28.00-50; good early clearance; sows 400 Ib down 25.5026.00; heavier sows 24.50-25.25; boars 18.00-21.50 a c c o rding to weights. Cattle 6,500, calves 1,000; opening strong to unevenly higher on limited number steer and butcher yearling sales with shipper demand broad; mostly good and choice steers and heifers 20.50-23.75; some high choice steers held considerably higher; cows active and strong; utility and commercial mostly 12.00-14.00; canners and cutters 9.50-12.00; bulls and veal- Well-Traveled Bottle NEW BRITAIN, Conn. V)—Carl E. Manthey Jr., a sailor, tossed a bottle into the ocean while his ship was five days out of Liverpool. He enclosed a note promising to send $2 to the finder. The $2 has been claimed by Milmar F- Sversen. He wrote that he found the bottle ini Stor Linessjord in the Bay of Alt- asjorden Timmarte, Norway Jan. 27, 1954. Manthey had thrown it into the ocean Dec. 3. 1952. POLITICS LAST TIMES TONIGHT "King of the Khyber Rifles" In •I * If pflMK fv M A^^, Starring TLRONE POWER " Terry MIoTimel MOORE • RENNIE ers steady; utility and commercial bulls 13.00-14.50; cutter bulls 11.0012.50; good and choice vealers 20.00-24.00; few prime reaching 26.00; commercial and low good vealers 14.00-19.00. (Continued from Page 1) thorough working over. Both men have reputations as forceful campaigners even though McClellan hasn't been called to demonstrate his ability in his own behalf in the 13 years since he was first elected to the Senate. He didn't have opposition for Democratic renomination in 1948, the same year McMath was elected to the first of his two terms as governor. In temperament and political thought, the two men differ greatly — and perhaps that's one reason the contest between them promises to be bitter. McClellan is essentially of the conservative wing of the Democratic party. McMath is a thorough-going Fair Dealer who rated a futle endorsement for a third term as governor by former President Truman in 1952. With the governor's race at present an uncertain factor—so far Gov. Cherry is opposed for a second term only by Ous McMillan of Sheridan, a political unlmown— two other contest besides that for senator may result in fireworks. One is the race for attorney general where incumbent Tom Gentry is opposed for a second term by State Sen. James D. Johnson of Crossett. Both men are young, vigorous—and ambitious. Gentry announced yesterday for re-election. The other involves the Fourth Congressional District seat. Rep. Oren Harris of El Dorado is opposed by Prosecuting Attorney G. W. Lookadoo of Arkadelphia and Union Conuty Tax Assessor Robert Hollinger of Smackover. So far Harris is the only congressman who has drawn opposition. Perhaps the opposition didn't have anything to do with'it, but Harris and McClellan were the only members of the Arkansas congressional delegation to return to the state for the Easter holiday. What's in a Nome? RAND ISLAND, Neb. Selzer was named a director of the Nebraska Bottlers of Carbonated Beverages at its annual meeting here recently. Outstanding . Business Values $100.000 and UPWARDS WHOLESALE BUILDING SUPPLIES «nd METALS. Two businesses: comb, ules around JI.000.000. J2G9.000. NC-131. MOTOlt LODGE. Beautiful landscaped setting. 21 lovely rental units, restaurant. lobby, office. 6 acres. $225.000. V«.-l«4. DRY CLEANING and LAUNDRY: Fine plant, 20,000-lb. laundry, 4.000-lb. cleaning cap. Land. old*.. «juip. IUO.OOO. Va-iM. $50.000 to $100,000 BUILDIXG SUPPLIES. Land. w»reh.. off., sawmill, carpenter (bop. lumber A brick sheds, mach.. Intent. $77.000. NC-13I. FTJBN1TURE STORE. Net worth txerndt sales price. Land, store, flzti.. invent.. 3 truckle. 174.800. NC-122. HOTEL. Fine property. SO rms.. rflnint rtn.. beam? shop. Resort sec . DRUG STORE. Finest In city: grout* 1120.000: wxxi prof. $65.000. Gll-142. LUMREK. Prof, ret nil bus. incL land. irore. planing mill. mach.. truck*. InrenL $60.500. NC-12g. TOURIST COURT. Mod. brick unit* ac- com. 18 quests, plus 4-rm. house land. furnishings. $60.500. XC-134. ICE PI-ANT. Mortem 80-ton plant In tare? city. Appraised at $100.000: can be bought for WO.OOO. La-137. $25.000 to $50,000 IMPLEMENTS and GARAGE. Bui, cstab. 20 VTJ. Store, service bldg.. equip., 8-rro. bouse. $48.000. Va-126. LAUNDRY «n ( i DHT CLEANERS, wen- equip, plant, estan. routes; nttx $11.00* ant). $40.000. AJ&-134. HARDWARE STOHE. Also bid*, materials. sport, coodt, T-V. Itest stor* in town. $40.000. Ca-14S. GARAGE. Earns JSO.f.oo *nn. Owner'* health forces sale. Land, bids., equip. J39.0M. Va-119. • GENERAL STORE. E«tab. S« ym. Grosses over 1 100. 000. Land. «ore. flxts.. invent.. 6-nn. house. $38.500. NC-H7. TRACTORS .and IMPLEMENTS. Ford- Dearborn franc!). Cotnp. .terT. shop, invent. J38.SOO. Va-121. GENERAL STORE. Over $108.000 rrlv. Newly-remod. store, ftxti.. invent., 1*4 »cre». $35.000. NO- 115. SANDWICH DISTRIBUTOR. SHPP. factories. stores. public bid;:*., over $250.000 »nn. « routes. $32.550. N'C-114. BOTT.LKD GAS and APPLIANCES. K«son region; 200 home arm.. 30 trailer «ODS. Nets $15.000 arm. $31.900. NC-120, MEN'S WEAR. Mod., fixts.. uptodate intent. Estab. 7 yrs. $30.800. SC-108. CONFECTIONERY and GRILL, Crosse* $70.000: ample accommodatloni: food, ean> diet, sodai. sundrlei. $30.250. >'C-14ft. GEXERAL STORE and RESTAURANT. Grosses 1/3 mill. Land, store, rest.. iBTrDI.. 2 aparts. $.10.000. Va-124. MONUMENTS. Ann. prof. $1.',,00*. I., n .l. bldr. mach.. tools. $38.750. Fla-101. GROCERY. Land, new store, flxtv. Invent.. irareh., farm* trailer court. 7-r», home. 121,000. NC-101 READY-TO-WEAR. Estib. II »».. handles hlfh-claxx mtn'f and woftitn't clothing. $27.500. NC-113. CLOTHING STORE. Comer lot. store. living Quwteri. nns. f«f tourlsu, 127 ,.100. Va-131. RESTACRANT Md NIGHT CLUB. Hewn we. Land, bid*., rest.. i>ar, <1anc* floor, Mulp.. 2-rm. apart. $17.500. XC-I21. RESTAURANT. Only on* yr. old. yet muses $140.MO. Everything Be* * modern. ?J7.SM. V«-134. DRY CLEANING. Also mi (leknlnt. Land, plant, math., truck. 5-m». hoiuc. I2MM. NC-10T. RHTTAURANT. Tine <*ntr. toe.. Cl-mc caps*.. m«d. Xwlp. ftS.OM NC-114). GENERAL STORE. Rapitlly Arvelopins: reelon. loc. on 2 main highways. 125,000. V«-120. WHOLESALE I'UODL'CK. NWs ovr $25,000 plus owner's salary. Serves laree area. $25.000. NC-JOfi. GENF.RAL STOKE. Rural Inc.. 20 acre*. •tore, equip,, invent., gas station. 2 ilwell- ingt J25.000. Va-127. $10,000 to $25.000 NOVELTY MANUFACTURING. Patented prod, of general appeal & plant to manuf- $25.000 plus royalty. A'a-llli. RESTAURANT, -Alr-cond.. aecom. 150. large tourist bus,, good toL & prof. J24.750. NC-141. APPLIANCE STORE- Famous brands, excep. serv., have created 1/6 mllL dollar bus. I23.&50. NC-11J. TOUUIST HOME awl UBSTACRANT Resort sec., good rest. 11 .rectal units. land. $22,000. NC-II7. HARDWARE STORE. Nets around $10.000. Land. 2 bides., tats,. Irnvnt $22,000. XC-124. RESTAURANT. EsUb. IS yrs.. afcom. 100, drosses $65.000 «nn. $22.000. NC-104. GROCERY. Itural loe.. uoo<l eaminsv Store, ras nation. fl.Tts.. Invent.. 7-rm bouse. 5 acres. $22.000, NC-I09. RESTAURANT. Crosies $00.000. KOO.I earnlnca, Incl. Hiuip.. Axis., furnit $13.800. Tenn-139. GROCERY. First yeir'n bus. e.xcee<U $SO,000. Deal iiicL Hxii.. fresh invent. $lfi..-iOO. SC-111. GROCERY. Self-service and home di-llv Sales over JlOO.OOfl aim. SIC.500. Va-I!7 MACHINE SHOP. EstaU. 25 yrs.. always * money-maker. Makes nmcli. & parts: also repairs. $15.400. SC-10G. SERVICE STATION- Nets $7.000. Lunrt. bltltr.. well-eiiulp. shop, pumps, t^'.^oo aponlnt Roods, auto equip., paints. feiLi>- liera. *11.550. NC-126. JEWELRY STORE. Also repair WK Invent.. fUW.. equip otTrred. $11.300. SC-113. RESX4WIANT. Good-sized, coo.1 DOS Owner'* Utatli forcn »i«. $11.105. Va-104. VENETIAN RLINI> LAUNDRY. &w.l hax. tn good city, I'lant. comp, eauip^ $11.195. XC-145. JBWKLRY STORE. &tiab. 7 yrj.. fine lor. Invent. A flxts. incl. $11.000. JfC-r.'5. MATTItKRS FACTORY Handles, fsn.nim vol. ann. t/»ml. facioqr. e<|n^ $11. <N* Ga-102. UNDER $10.000 SHOK STORE. Good «arnmx n-oirn Owner muM locate tlKwhere $3.500 NC-130. RIAOY - tV> - WEAR STORE Men • wonmfx arxl eMldren'x clothltw. sporti««»r work clothes. W.OOO. XC-138 GROCERY Aino meats ana feeds >* rich tobacco region. $!i.050 NC-iOi. TIRE SHOP. Xle* buslnea« with «n*» tr«d*: mon*y-m»ker. $7.700 NC-iO^ ALUMINUM AWNINGS *nd Bl.IM'S Ana Mlts «roun<l Mo.tfOO Invrni * equip. 17.500. Va-1». **11V1CK STATION EMO rrancn. Alwulu M» f*r i:s«ir in yr $7.JW. NC-13C PRINTING PLANT Ooo<1 »ammw T*« prfMei, other Mul*. I7..WO Va-115 GROCERY Ann prof cxeecdi pwrn (trie*. Invent., *iulp. flxts. S6MO HTM 23. GROCERY Another ton* <.m<ll bu\ Rural It neigh, trad* tS.OWt NC-U9 Which 311. W«tl«f Write f«i f«mta»U «!<• 4*4 FME American Equitable •. Corp. Pope Asks Ban Of A-Weapons VATICAN CITY (;?)—Pope Pius XII has called for an international agreement bamming the use of atomic and hydrogen bombs except in self defense. The head of the Roman Catholic Church, broadcasting his annual Easter message yesterday, appealed for outlawing of the "destructive arms of unprecedented violence." He said the new bombs and germ and chemical warfare have brought "the fear of a third world conflict and a dreadful future" to the people of the world. The world's rulers, the Pope said, should turn their new knowledge of atomic energy exclusively to the purposes of peace. The 79-year-old Pontiff is convalescing from a serious stomach ailment which has curbed his activity since Jan. 25. Deathless Record Ends ALBUQUERQUE (ff>) — Two persons died in traffic accidents in New Mexico yesterday, ending two deathless weeks on New Mexico highways, a modern record for the state. EGG HUNT WINNERS — John Stickmon, Roane Lognn, and Sue Osborne- (left photo) tied in finding equal numbers of eggs in the five to eight-year age division in the annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Country Club here yesterday. At right: In the nine-to-12-year division, Gean Atkinson, Jr., (left) and his cousin, Doug Atkinson of Oskaloosn, la., tied for second place while Diane Still won first place. (Courier News Photos) Collide at Intersection Roy Head and Willie Combs were involved in a traffic mishap at Sixteenth and Washing-ton Saturday afternoon, causing some damage to both vehicles, police reported today. Forfeits Speeding Bond Raymond Peeples forfeited $10 bond in Municipal Court this morning on a charge of speeding. NEED YOUR FLOOR COVERED? $1.50 sq. yd. Std. Linoleum .75 sq. yd. For Laying Yd. $0 OR Sq. L.L\J i M , Ray's Floor Center 107 E. Main —Phone 8650 "Flooring Is Our Business Not a Sideline" MOX -Theatre- On West Main St. In Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat.. Sun. 1:00 On Our Wide-Vision Metallic Screen LAST TIMES TONIGHT Double Feature SKELIDN PHalTAHeitf' —AND— mmici itistit intuit Rosalind Russell Paul Douglas NOTICE My Office will be closed from Monday, April 19 through Thursday April 22, Dr. Mileton E. Webb Optometrist Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. Admission 15c & 35c At All Times LAST TIMES TONIGHT Double Feature FRED GINGER -—" fgtu wmw»p» V ASTAIRE ROGERS 1AIODIPI SCOU IETTY tlABlE IAIRIET NELSON f pWtDRO S HERMAN Production- DtoKtedtw M«« SANDRICM it.,1,. it. nit -Jim unr n ••»»' «••'« JAStO ON MFEHER'S PULITZER WIZE WEI/ m WARNER B*os. JANEVWMAN €VE FORREST «. «,-x«»i TWIST | .HENRY BLANKE Metro News PLUS Cartoon & Short TUBS., & WED. Double Feature FIRST TIME AT NPUUR r FRtSAWRIGKJ-MACDONALOCARfY Pete Smith Comedy TUES.,WED.,&THURS. Double Feature MICHAEL WILDING. —AND— JOHNWAYNE WARNERPHONIC SOUND Cartoon: "Sock A Doodle Doo" TAILOR MADE Auto & Truck Seat Covers You Name The Price We have It. Gilbert's Auto Upholstery North Highway 61 Phone 3-674£ Listen to KLCN at 10:10 n.. and 4 p.m. for RUz & Roxjr Program Announcements LAST TIMES TODAY M-G-M presents h EXCITING COLOR! DONNA CORCORAN^ WARD BOND-FRANCES DEE * GYPSY PARAMOUNT NEWS & SELECTED SHORTS TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY ONE AGAINST THE KILLERS!! Pinions rag* in fiery color by Screen Pliy by IRVING WALLACE md ROY HOGGINS tntd upon the novel, "Tw Afilnst Ctfur" bj K. R. C. Granpr' Pntout br LEWIS J. RACHMIL • Dinctfti by RMWI. WALSH Plus "Boo Moon" (3-D) & "Pardon Backfire" (3-D) REG. ADMISSION (Plus lOc for Glasses) »•••••••*•••••••»••••••••• OPENS 6:30 EACH NIGHT SHOW STARTS 7:00 2 SHOWS EVERY NITEI RAIN or SHINE! >•••••••••••••••••••••••< LAST TIMES TONIGHT First Blytheville Showing SHOCK-STUDDED DRAMA! .Itk MARY MURPHY • ROKRT KEITH - **** n*r *r Km ttxm - ***** to USU> I PLUS TWO CARTOONS ADMISSION 50c CHILDREN UNDER 12 FREE WITH PARENTS TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY DOLLAR A CARLOAD DOUBLE FEATURE ^ <••••«! BLACKBEARD I IA SUGMT.CASI THE PIRATE 1 of •'*• rSCHMCOtOK ROKKT NEWTON UNDA DAINtU WILUAH WWX " CARTOON "HERMAN CARTOONIST ,,,•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••*

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