The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 20, 1954 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 20, 1954
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TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Aussies Wrestle Russians To Gain Refugee's Freedom *^ DARW] N' Aust ralia (AP) — Blonde Mrs. Vladimir Petrov joined her ex-diplomat hus- Dana as a refugee from Soviet communism today after Australian police jerked loaded pis- tois away from two Russian-escorts ushering her in tears back to Moscow. The 35-year-old woman's last- minute switch to the free world followed a fantastic tug of war in which Australian police wrestled wildly to disarm two of her Russian guards as her Europe-bound Commodity And Stock Markets— Ntw York Cotton (12:3* quotations) May 3406 3406 3400 July 3415 3415 3410 Oct 3388 3388 3382 Dec 3383 3383 3378 3405 3413 3386 3382 3406 3415 3386 3382 3398 3410 .3383 3378 3402 3413 3383 3378 3399 3412 3383 3378 Chicago Soybeans plane stopped here on the first leg of its flight from Sydney. The gun-toting Russians had tried to muscle local officials out of talking to Mrs. Petrov. Eight hours earlier some 1,500 anti-Communists at Sydney fought with police in a vain effort to prevent her from being dragged aboard the BOAC Constellation by the Soviet Embassy second secretary and the two armed Russian diplomatic couriers convoying her home. Talked With Husband White Russians in the crowd said they heard her screaming: "I do not want to go. Save me." Mrs. Petrov was said by Australian authorities to have been heading back to Russia in the belief her husband had been kid- naped and killed. She had told reporters at an embassy news conference last week she thought he had been kidnaped. She made her final decision to the action against the couriers violated their diplomatic immunity. But legal experts pointed out Australian air travel laws forbid passengers to carry firearms aboard a plane. They said although a country cannot take punitive action against diplomats of another country, it can take measures to prevent law violations. Once disarmed, the couriers were left alone. They and the embassy second secretary, P. V. Kislitsin, went on to Europe with flic BOAC airliner. The government announced it was throwing the same cloak of secrecy over Mrs. Petrov as it had over her husband, and there would be no interviews with newsmen. It was thought likely she would be flown back to rejoin her husband in Canberra sometime tonight. Obituaries PAGE FIW Services for John Wesley.Jarrett of Blytheville, who died early this morning at ChicJtasav.-ba Hospital after a short illness, will be conducted tomorrow at Oxford, Miss. Burial will be in Yellow Leaf Cemetery near .Oxford with Holt Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Jarrett had lived In Blytheville for the past six years, making his home with his son, Odis Jarrett. He was born in Tate County, Miss., and lived in Oxford until moving here. He is survived by a daughter. Mrs. Edith Keel of Chicago, HI.; two sons, Odis and Ulice Jarrett, both of Blytheville. May July Sept Nov 393 .390 295 270 402 3973/ 4 2991/4 2731/2 Chicago Wheat May 214 215ft July 212 212 Chicago Corn May .... 153 153 July .... 1533/4 15414 212% 2103/ 4 152% 153% 399 Vz 395V 4 295% 271 214% 211% 1523/4 153% New York Stocks (12:4$ qi*tatioR») A T and T '.: 164 3/4 Amer Tobacco 61 3/4 Anaconda Copper 35 Beth Steel 61 1/2 Chrysler 60 1/2 Coca-Cola . 121 Gsn Electric .....'..-. 112 1/4 Gen Motors : 68 Montgomery Ward 61 1/8 N Y Central 21 Int Harvester 30 1/2 Republic Steel 51 1/4 Radio . 271/2 Socony Vacuum ....- 42 5/8 Studebaker . ' 17 Standard of N J 86 7/8 Texas Corp .... 69 1/2 Sears 62 7/8 U S Steel 44 3/8 Sou Pacific 40 3/4 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, HI., W)—-(XJSDA)—Hogs 9,000; trade active to all interests; barrows and gilts 180 Ib up 15-25 lower; lighter weights and few heavies steady; sows also steady; good early clearance; bulk 180-230 Ib 28.25-35; main price 28.25; sizable • sprinkling mostly choice No. 1 and 2 28.35; few loads and lots 28.50; bulk 240270 Ib 27.50-28.00: scattering 280290 Ib 27.00-25; bulk 150-170 Ib 28.0050; sows 400 Ib sown mainly 25.5026.00; heavier sows 24.50-25.25; boars 18.00-21.50. Cattle 5,oOO, calves 1,500; steers, heifers and cows opening .active; strong to 50 higher; majority of sales showing full advance; few prime yearling steers 26.00; good and high choice steers largely 21.00 24.25; commercial and good 19.5021.00; good and choice heifers and mixed yearlings 20.00-23.00; utility and commercial cows 12.50-14.50; canners and cutters 9.50-12.00; bulls 50 higher; utility and commercial 13.50-15.00 ; cutter bulls 12.00-13,00; vealers-1.00 higher on all grades; good and choice veal-j ers 21.00-25.00; few prime to 27.00; j commercial and low good 15.0020.06. call from Darwin for her first talk with her 45-year-old husband since he fled early this month with stacks of Red espionage data from his post as third secretary and MVC (secret police) chief at the Soviet Embassy in Canberra. The riotous episodes surrounding Mrs. Petrov's flight promised serious diplomatic repercussions between Australia and the Kremlin. Soviet Ambassador Nicolai Gener- alov immediately lodged a formal protest at the Australian Foreign Ministry, charging "armed assault against diplomatic couriers and detention of a Soviet official, to wit: Mrs. Petrov." Australia's Prime Minister Robert G. Menzies called an urgent Cabinet meeting to discuss the possibility the Russians might retaliate against the small Australian Embassy staff in Moscow. Law Violated Menzies told reporters of the dramatic series of events leading up to Mrs. Petrov's decision to ask asylum in Australia and declared it could "be seen Australia behaved with scrupulous care and regard for international protocol." The Russians at Darwin claimed DULLES (Continued from Page 1) large air bases in eastern Siberia and with U. S. Pacific defenses pierced she could bomb industrial centers of the Midwest as well as the West Coast. Clear and Present Danger "That, in strategic terms, is the 'clear and present danger' against which the President and the sec- us during these recent, anxious days," Bridges declared. Sen. Humphrey (D-Minn) said in an interview that while he shares administration views of the gravity of the situation, he does not be- believe the right steps are being taken to defeat the Communists. "The two. things that are needed in Indochina are effective leadership and a cause for which to fight," he said. "I do not believe American troops can bring either of these. Indochina cannot be saved- by Americans, it can be saved only by Indochinese." Humphrey proposed to his colleagues yesterday a meeting of the full Senate with top administration officials, including Cabinet officers, to hear information on all the facets of the question. EDO FOE-Gen. Charles de Gaulle has asked the French to adopt an independent foreign and .defense policy. He says that joiAing EDC would destroy F rje n c h independence, and would give an American control of the French army. Building Bill Passage Due WASHINGTON UP! — The Sentae planned to complete voting today on a bill which sponsors say would enable the government to catch up on a huge backlog of building needs. A' unanimous agreement controlled the debate, apparently assuring final action on the House- passed measure some time during the afternoon. Passage in some form seemed assured. NOTICE My Office will be closed from Monday, April 19 through Thursday April 22. Dr. Mileton E. Webb Optometrist Rockefeller States Medical Aid Program FORT SMITH Wt—Multi-millionaire Winthrop Rockefeller yesterday presented to the Arkansas Medical Society his plan for bringing medical facilities to neglected areas of the state. In closed session, Rockefeller explained the workings of his proposal which he has indicated he would finance. The scion of one of this country's wealthiest families maintains an office at Little Rock and a farm near Morrilton. Dr. Louis K. Hundley of Pine Bluff, chairman of the society, quoted the Standard Oil heir, as suggesting a survey of the state to determine where medical facilities were most needed. An appointed medical advisory council and a social service committee would select the area and a doctor would be sent into the sector immediately. Rockefeller ruled out any direet handout to the area, saying the people would be encouraged to use their own initiative to enlarge the plan to establishment of a hospital or clinic and to maintain doctor. The University of Arkansas Medical School at Little Rock should be used to coordinate the , program, Rockefeller said. If the plan was found to be workable it would be extended to other deficient areas of the state, said' Hundley. He added that it would be presented tomorrow to the House of Delegates of the Arcansas Medical Association meeting here. The delegates spent much of yesterday in panel discussions of technical subjects. Rhodes Scholarship* Cecil John Rhodes, South African statesman, founded the system of Rhodes scholarships for "the enlightment and union of mankind to secure universal peace." Cut Hearing Aid Battery Costs! Save! There are no "B" batteries to buy or replace in the new ALL-TRANSISTOR, ALL-MAGNETIC RADIOEAR Can u* for a demonstration of the time- tested hearing lid that everyone wznti. I HEARING SERVICE < 1327 Sterick Bldg, Memphii J. C. Cowen. Mgr. Represented by MRS. H. L. HARP 910 Walnut Blytherille DtXTIR twin-d-matic washer 2 washers in 1 double CAPACITY double SPEED double VALUE LIFETIMEGUARANTtE See Your DEXTER Dealer Today . MOX -Theatre- On West Main St. In Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat.. Sun. 1:00 On Our Wide-Vision Metallic Screen TUBS., & WED. Double Feature FIRST TIME AT POPULAR. PRICES —AND— Hours -FRESA WRIGHT MACOONAID CARIY Pete Smith Comedy FOR EFFICIENCY - Lillian Gilbreth, heroine of the novel "Cheaper by the Dozen" and mother of 12 children, adds a new laurel to her reputation. She won the engineering industry's Washington award in Chicago, 111., for. her accomplishments in the fteld of time- and-motion study. Reds Pick Paulus To Train Army BONN, Germany (#)—Western intelligence officials say the Russians have assigned former Field Marshall Friedrich Paulus, their vanquished enemy at Stalingrad, a key role. in expanding the Communist East German army. The 63-year-old ex-prisoner has taken over the training of the officer corps and officer cadets for this Soviet-equipped force, these officials said today. He has set up headquarters near Leipzig with a staff including a number of his old Wehrmacht companions, they added. Peacetime Use of Atom To Be Studied LOS ANGELES (fl - President Eisenhower plans an international yomwnee of scientists to explore 'the benign and peaceful uses of atomic energy." sa ys Lewis L. Strauss. The chairman of the Atomic anerity Commission made this dls- j closure last, night in addressing the ; Los Angeles World Affairs Coun- : i'il. He said it is the President's .' intention to ask a national American scientific organization to call the meeting: Inter this year. I No specific date was mentioned !- f or the meeting, which would be the first, conclave of its kind in the nuclear age. Strauss, in stating its purpose. quoted the President's words: "To hasten the cl^y when the fear of the atom will begin to disappear from the minds of the people and the governments of the East and the West." The AEC chairman's announcement came during his discussion of Eisenhower's Dec. 8 speech, in which the President called upon the world's atomic powers to set t'P nn international agency to develop peaceful atomic pursuits. The nations participating, said ELsenhower, "must, of course," include the Soviet Union. Strauss. amplifying this point during a question-answer period following his address, said the nations participating must include, under the President's plan, the three powers in tlie atomic energy area— the United States, Great Britain and Russia. "The United States proposal," said Strauss, "is not just another I move in the chess game of world politics nor is it primarily .a disarmament formula. It does not endanger the atomic weapons secrets of any nation that now has or may possess such secrets. It does not involve suddenly placing trust where yesterday trust could not be reposed." EGGS FROM HEAVEN—They look like eggs, but they're hailstones. Comparing their size with a cijjaret lighter is Jack, Lemonds, a Hobbs. N. M., seismograph crew member, who found them 24 hours after they fell four miles east of Lovington, N. M.! He kept them in a thermos jug until they could be photographed, i Autos Collide Here Georgia Seals and Arizona Haley were involved in a traffic accident yesterday afternoon at 100 block on South Division, causing some damage to the Seals vehicle, according to police reports. USAF to Extend Missile Range WASHINGTON UP — The Air Force plans to extend its 1,000-mile long guided missile range in the Atlantic Ocean by 3,500 miles. The test range now stretches from Florida to Puerto Rico. The projected -extension would carry it to tiny Ascension Island, in the South Atlantic midway between Brazil and Africa. The proposed extension was disclosed during Air Force testimony before a House appropriations subcommittee. Taken in secret, it was made public last night. New Pentecostal Church Building Near Completion New home of • the Pentecostal Church is expected to be completed within the next 30 days, If a Pre-lnduction Checks Given 70 Missco Men Ten men were »ent for pre-ln- duution physical examinations from the Mississippi county Draft Board No. 47 today. The call was for 20 men. Nine reported, one transferred from, another board, eight transferred to other boards, and two failed to report. The next call will be for 35 men for pre-induetion physical on May 6. Those Leaving today were: Troy Bolick of Richmond Calif.f John A, Quails. James A. Scnter, Jr., Douglass Lee Stallings, all of Osceola; Edward P. Moss of Chicago, 111.; CLeo Davis of Luxora; Louis W. Lynch and Johnny R. Smalley, both of Blytheville; W. J. Wortham and John B. Meachem, both of Manila. Failing to report were Marion L. Lcdfors of Burdette and Emilio V. Aguilor of Lyte, Tex. current $400 fund-raising campaign is successful. The Rev. James Smith, pastor, said today the building, in the W. W. Holipeter Second Addition, has been under construction for about four weeks. Men rOW at 40,50, 60?'-You're Crazy Feel Years Younger-or JM cost You don't risk n red ccntl If you're 40, 50, 80 or over, see how much now pop you can Ret. S«o how many years younger you cun fcell Try Ostrcx Tonic Tablets today. For weakness, loss of entrrny due to body'* luck o£ iron; rundown, bclow-pur conditions you m»y call "hciriK old". Put* new pep in both w>xel. Bo thrilled wlDi re.iuUs or your money back. Try Qjtrex to cct pep, feel younger, today. "Get-ucquaJntca uza 50£. At all druggijti. In Blytheville at Klrby <fe Woods Drug Red Delegation Leaves TOKYO UP? — Red China's dele gation- to the Geneva conference headed by Premier-Foreign Minis ter Chou En-lai, left by plane fo Switzerland today, Peiping radi reported. Til* Saturday Ei-ml POST Bruce Terminix Company P. O. Box 1270 Memphis, Tenn. 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