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December 13, 1954

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

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MONDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE Quick Action Expected On Senate Rules Proposals to Get Early Hearing, Knowland Says WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican Leader Knowland said today proposed changes in rules for Senate investigating committees "undoubtedly will be taken up" early in the next session of Congress. He said in an interview there appears to be a general feeling among senators that "some rules changes are necessary and desirable." Various proposals to establish "a code of fair procedures" for investigating committees were offered during 1 the past session of Congress, but no action was taken on them. In part they grew out of the McCarthy-Army row and other controversies revolving around Sen. McCarthy's handling of the Senate Investigations subcommittee. Democrats will control the new Congress, and Knowland said it will take "a high degree of cooperation" between the parties to effect any rules changes. But he said that if this is achieved and if the subject is taken up early enough, he believed rules changes could be adopted. He did not commit himself to any specific changes. The special bipartisan committee which recommended censure of McCarthy also urged four rules changes which it said would have prevented "much of the criticism against investigative committee hearings." A Senate Rinct, subcommittee under the chairmanship of Sen. Jenner (R-Ind) held extensive hearings earlier in the year on proposals for fair investigating procedures. Jenner said several weeks ago a report would be ready by the time the new Congress convenes. The Senate Republican Policy Committee drafted last spring suggested changes in rules which some Senate committees adopted voluntarily. While not spelling out details, Knowland said a code of fair procedures should deal with the rights of witnesses,, methods of issuing subpoenas, hearing practices, and television and broadcasting problems. Commodity And Stock Markets- Ncw York Cotton (12:It qioUtUni) Dec 3440 3440 3429 3429 Mch 3460 3* 61 3453 3453 May 3484 3486 3480 3480 July 3484 3486 3478 3478 New Orleans Cotton Deo 3430 3430 3430 3430 Met) 3462 3463 3457 3457 .May 3486 3489 3482 3482 July 3487 3487 3482 3482 Chicago Soybeans Jan ... 280J4 282ft 277% 278% Mch ... 280 228 278 278>/ 2 Mny 280'A 282 278>/ 2 279V, July ... 278ft 279ft 276>/2 276% Chicago Corn Dec ... 153ft 153% 153 153ft Mch ... 157'/, 157% 156'/ 2 156'/ 2 Chicago Wheat Dec ... 226 227ft 225% 226 Mch ... 227% 228 227 y, 227 V, New York Stocks 174 3-4 63 1-2 48 3-8 95 5-8 68 109 1-4 45 1-4 90 3-4 76 5-8 28 5-5 A T and T Amer Tobacco — Anaconda Copper . Beth Stscl Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester 355-8 Republic Steel 70 1-2 Radio . .• 37 7-8 Socony Vacuum 48 1-2 Stude-Pak . 12 7-8 Standard of N J 174 3-4 Texas Corp 86 3-4 Sears 75 3-8 U S Steel 68 1-2 Sou Pac 51 5-8 Livestock NATIONA STOCKYARDS, HI. Ifft— (USDA) — Hogs 14,000; mostly steady with Friday's average; choice 180-210 ib 18.00-50, mostly 18.25 up, about two decks choice No. 1 and 2 around 190-200 Ib 18.65; 220-240 Ib 17.25-18.00; 240-280 Ib 16.25-17.25. few to 17.50; 280-340 Ib 15.75-16.25; 150-170 11) 18.25-75, mostly 18.50 down; sows 400 Ib down 15.25-75; heavier sows 13.2515.00; boars 10.50-13.00. Cattle 7,000, calves 1,500; steady; choice steers 24.00-25.00; cows utility and commercial 8.50-11.00; a moderate showing 11.25-50; canners and cutters 6.00-8.50; utility and commercial bulls 11.00-13.00; canner and cutter bulls 8.00-10.00; good and choice vealers largely 21.00-27.00; occasional prime individuals 29.00; commercial and good vealers 15.00-20.00. ville: grancimoihor, Mrs. Edmi Norman ol Memphis. W. K. Francis Death Reported In California Word lias been received here ol the death of William K. Francis. about 64, president of the firm which owns Blytheville Compress and a frequent Blytheville visitor. Mr. Francis is the uncle of Kelton Francis, general manager of the compress here. He also is the father of Kavanaugh Francis, former University of Alabama football star and husband of the former Miss Sara Jo Little of Blytheville He is survived by another son. Paul, and died while in El Centre Calif., where his firm has compress interests. Mr. Francis was A native of Tvis- caloosa. Ala., and made his home there. Wade Thompson Rites Held Services for Wade H. Thompson, 78, who died yesterday at Manila, were conducted at 2:30 p.m. today at Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Roy Hanley. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery. Mr. Thompson a resident of Blytheville for the past 35 years, had been ill for about three months. He Is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Burl Davidson of Blytheville; Mrs. Lessie Winters of Richmond, Calif., and Mrs. Mufonl Cooley of Blytheville. Pallbearers were Troy Tuberville, Harry Buys, Dock Howard, Luther Gann, L, A. Crews and Donald Wells. Helen Koonce Killed in Wreck Mrs. Helen Norman Koonce, 18, formerly of Blytheville, was killed in an automobile crash at Clarksdale, Miss., yesterday morning. A resident of Memphis, Tenn., since May, she was the wife of Eugene Koonce, stationed in Italy with the Army. Funeral services are incomplete pending the arrival of her husband, Cobb Funeral Home in charge. Born in Luxora, she lived in Blytheville until moving to Memphis. Survivors include her husband; mother, Mrs. Lillian Rushing of Blytheville; brother, James R. Norman of Memphis; father, Archie Norman of Memphis; sister, Miss Judy Ann Hushing of Blythe- Gidlake Burial Held in Memphis WILSON — Funeral services for Walter Gidlake. prominent Wilson resident, were conducted Friday and burial was in National Cemetery. .Memphis. A World War I veteran, he was a member and patron-elect of Order of Eastern Star and was an American Lcpion member. , He died Tuesday in Kennedy Veterans Hospital. SAFETY (Continued from Page 1) Tex., called upon Phoenix, Ariz., to match accident records Wednesday in what has been dubbed (lie "first annual Safety Bowl." Frank Murphy the Phoenix mayor, accepted. Austin, Tex., Albany, N. Y., and Sacramento, Calif., were invited to join in the competition. St. Joseph, Mo., this week is engaged in a fewest-accidents derby with Topekn, Kan., Springfield, Mo., and Lincoln, Neb. A 24-hour highway law enforcement program, to he handled by 8,000 state and local policemen, will be in force in Massachusetts. Church bells will toll a reminder at 9 a.m. in Tampa, Pla. Civil Air Patrol planes equipped with loudspeakers will fly over Tampa at 11 a.m. to sound warnings. Traffic will halt at 11 a.m. for a minute of prayer in Norfolk, Va. A wrecked automobile and a casket will be on display in the downtown sldstrict of Schenectndy, N. Y. A demolished cur will be on view on the City Hall lawn in Roanoke, Va. IKE {Continued from Page 1) nomic policies. Knowland, who has had differences with the President on some international policies, discounted the likelihood of any GOP split which would affect the administration's legislative program. Calling for party unity in a weekend interview, lie said the big job ahead of the Republicans is write on the record "a constructive program 'of accomplishments" that^ will appeal to the voters in the 1956 presidential election. SLAYING There arc between 2,000,000 and 7,000,000 lepers in the world, according to the World Health Organization. Continued from rase 1 attempted. Awakened by Noise Puller, owner of the Buick agency in this cotton country town of about -1,000 persons, said a noise in his wife's bedroom about 7 a.m. Awakened him in the living room, where he had fallen asleep while reading a .newspaper. He said his wife's body toppled to the floor fis he entered the room. A light sleeper, lie said he had awakened about 4-.30 a.m.. gone about three blocks to downtown Brinkley for a cup of coffee and the morning papers, mid then fell asleep when he returned. He said he had a brief conversation with his wife before he left, asking where her keys were. Newsboys and an unidentified Negro boy In a separate talk pave substantially the same identification of a man seen leaving tha Fuller yard. The Negro woman said she snw a man running and looking back over his shoulder at about the estimated time of the slaying. Citj', state and county police, along with the Brinkley National guard unit, firemen nnd other volunteers, threw a dragnet around ...._• area near Zent, Ark., about .seven miles north of here, where the man was sighted. Kai 11 Hampered Work The search tapered off to patrol activity by state police shortly after dark. A constant drizzle of rain in the 38 degree weather hampered the work of bloodhounds, who once picked up the scent, but then lost it. Brinkley Is hallway between Little Rock and Memphis. Mrs. Fuller, a willowy brunette, was the former Miss Sue Hubbard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Hubbard of Eupora, Miss. She worked in Memphis before her marriage to Fuller. The murder weapon was found near the house, as was Mrs. Fuller's empty purse. Friends of the family said Mrs. Fuller seldom carried more than $10 in her purse. Her driver's license and a charge plate were found on the back steps, as if the purse had been emptied while the killer fled the house. Dr. Wnlker answered Fuller's ail. He said her head was on a pillow and she was covered with a sheet. Mrs. Fuller died of a single powerful blow on the right temple. Dr. Walker said, and there were no other marks on the body. He said the bed and walls were splattered with blood. The newsboys who gave police Ihcir first tip were George Totten Jr., 12, and his brother, Cyrus, 11, who told police they saw a large man in a dark overcoat leaving the Fuller yard about 5:30 a.m. while they were throwing their Retired U.S. Diplomat Succumbs GENEVA, Switzerland W—Hugl: S. Gibson, retired veteran of U.S. diplomacy mid director of ft 24- nation committee to promote European migration, died yesterdaj from a heart attack. He was 71 Gibson was stricken ftt his home near Geneva while his vnlet wi helping him dress for the dny. Praised lust night by former President Herbert Hoover as "one of America's great public servants," Gibson had served as an envoy in posts around the world and taken part in numerous international conferences and projects from 1914 until he retired in 1938. Nationalist Say 2 Gunboats Sunk TAIPEH. Formosa (flV- Nationalist Chinese warships Sunday sank two motoriied boats iuwl dama two others and two RimboaUs in a fight In Formosa Strait, the Defense Ministry said today. The action took place 33 miles south of liny Wuchiu Island, 72 miles west of Formosa, the mlnis- j-y said, and added: Concentrated fire sank two boats quickly and damaged four, which 'led in the direction of the Red- HI mainland. The communique also reported that Communists on Toumen Is- and fired Ifl shells Sunday at nearby Yiklantfshan but caused damage or casualties. Chancery Ruling Upheld by Court The Arkansas Supreme Court today affirmed a Mississippi Countj Chancery Court decision declaring Ed Tramble. 72-year-old Blylhe- ille widower, owner of two lots icre. Two of Mrs. Trnmble's brothers- n-law, Oliver nnd David Phillips, ppealed the Chancery ruling. paper route. At 7 a.m., George said, he saw he same man walking along the Cotton Belt Railroad toward Cotton Plant. 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Gibson started his career with the U.S. foreign service In 1908 as secretary of the legation to Honduras. He held the same post In Brussels during World War I and later served In ondon, Paris, Vienna and Poland. He was envoy to Switzerland 'rom 1924-27, to Belgium 1927-32 and to Brazil 1933-37. In the later years of his career, he filled key roles In the International arms conferences of 1927 and 1929 In Geneva and at ondon In 1930. He was born In Los Angeles Aug. 16, 1883. Pope Weakens, Later Improves VATICAN CITY (^-Reliable Informants in the Vatican said Pope Plus XII was somewhat weaker to- cioy, but a later official statement said his condition showed a slight Improvement. Any change for the worse in his condition would be the first since the collapse which brought him near death on Dec. 2. He has made a slow, but steady, gain over since. 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