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December 27, 1954

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

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MONDAY, DECEMBER IT, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE Authorization Seen Next Year for More Low-Rent Housing Two Demo Senators Believe Congress Will Vote Increases WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Democratic senators said today they believe the next Congress will authorize more new low-rent public housing than they expect President Eisenhower to recommend. •« • The similar statements were made in separate interviews by Sen, Sparkman (D-Ala), a member of the Senate Banking subcommittee which handles housing legislation, and Sen. Humphrey (D- Mlnn). Each said the present law is too restrictive and that he will propose changes in it. Albert M. Cole, federal housing administrator, has indicated Eisenhower may ask Congress to authorize the construction of 70,000 low-rent public housing units in the Commodity And Stock Markets— Ntw York Cotton Ut:tt a»Bftt.*»x) Mar 3482 3486 3480 3486 May 3510 3513 3508 3513 July 3523 3528 3523 3528 Oct 3527 3533 3527 3532 New Orleans Cotton Mar 3486 3488 3484 3 May 3514 3517 3512 3516 July 3527 3530 3527 3 Oot 3532 3538 3530 3 Chicago Soybeans Jan ... 280>/ 2 282'/ 4 280% Mch ... 279 281 279 May ... 278'A 280'/ 4 278 July ... 273% 276'A 273'/ 2 Chicago Corn Mch ... 156% 156% 156V, May ... 167% 158% 157y a 275% 15654 158% Chicago Wheat Mch ... 231 >/2 232 230% 231% May ... 227% 228 227 227% New York Stocks A T,and T 173 1-2 Amer Tobacco 65 Anaconda Copper 48 5-8 Beth Steel Chrysler 69 5-8 Coca-Cola Ill 1-4 Gen Electric 44 1-2 Oen Motors 94 5-8 Montgomery Ward Tl 1-2 N Y Central ..' 32 Int Harvester 35 3-8 Republic Steel 75 Radio 38 Socony Vacuum .. Stud'-Pak Standard of N J Texas Corp Sears U S Steel Sou Pac 51 1-4 13 1-4 76 3-4 69 1-4 53 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. Uti— (USDA)— Hogs 15,000; moderately active, uneven; barrows and gilts under 210 Ib 25 to mostly 50 lower than Friday's average; heavier weights fully steady; sows 25 lower; bulk choice 150-210 Ib 18.2575, latter for uniform 170-200 ID, some 19.00; 210-240 Ib 17.50-18.50; 240-280 Ib 16.50-17.50, few to 17.75; 280-300 Ib 16.00-50; sows 400 Ib down 14.75-15.25; heavier sows 13.00-14.50; boars 10.50-13.00. Cattle 5,000, calves 500; some initial sales steers showing uneven strength, 21.75-26.25; few good and choice heifers and mixed yearlings 22.00-24.00; cows active and 50 higher; utility and commercial 10.00-12.00; canners and cutters 7.50-9.75; bulls 50 higher; utility and commercial 11.50-13.50; canner and cutter bulls 8.50-11.00; vealers 1.00 higher; good and choice 22.0029.00; individual head prime to 31.00; commercial and good 15.0021.00; slaughter calves only moderately active but showing some strength; commercial and 15.00-20.00; utility and low mercials 11.00-14.00. good com- COMMITTEE (Continued from Page 1) "the outright pilfering of files from security agencies." Besides Van Fosson, others on the staff whose jobs are reportedly in jeopardy include: Robert L. Kunzig, chief committee counsel under the Republicans; Raphael I. Nixon, director of research; and Chief Clerk Thomas W. Beale Sr. Each of these jobs pays about $11,600 a year. next two years. Eisenhower this year asked a four-year program of 140,000 units, but Congress authorized 35,000 units for each of two years. Such housing projects are designed for persons in low income brackets. The federal government pays to local housing: authorities the difference between the amount of rents collected from the tenants and the cost of maintaining the properties. Restrictions Noted Sparkman said the 35,000-unit limit is so hedged in by restrictions that it is doubtful whether more than 10,000 units a year could be built. "These restrictions must be removed," he said, and added he expects they will be when Congress acts on proposed extension of the act. Sparkman said he would prefer "a flexible law" which would leave it up to the President and the Budget Bureau to recommend each year how many units should De built, the final decision to rest with Congress. Humphrey said that 'f the law does limit the number of units to be built, "it should be not less than 75,000 a year." He said he will introduce proposed amendments soon after Congress convenes Jan. 5, seeking to eliminate what he termed "far too much red tape." He said the present law requires that "for every public housing unit built, you must tear down an old housing unit, and relocate the family living in the old unit." He says that involves such burdensome planning operations that many municipalities in need of new projects and slum clearance have found it impossible to qualify within the time allowed." HAYNES (Continued from Page 1) M. Abbott, Louis Cherry, H. W. Mahan, H. D. Jackson, Jess Taylor. Jim Gurley, F. L. Reagan; D. G. Hodge, R. T. Smallwood, W. A. Kemper, W. M. Ford, Herbert Wilson, W. T. Davis, E. H. Austin, W. R. Kimbel. G. H. Greer, Carl Wallace, Harman Taylor, John Taylor, Bobby Lee Smith, Randall Hawks, Lloyd Ward, Cecil Graves, Fred Boyette, B. A. Lynch, Paul Byrum, W. H. Stovall, A. P. Burks, James White, Hank Harris, L. B. Baker. K. M. Larkin, B. B. Conely, J. T. Simpson, Donald Howard, Henry Holmes. GIFT FOR UNDERPAID OFFICER — Secretary of Steele I.O.O.F. Lodge No. 859, O. Vernon Wells, was helped into a new suii of clothes by Harbert Hudgens at the annual Oddfellow-Re- bekah Christmas party Wednesday evening. Mr. Wells is a charter member (1918) and a Past Noble Grand. He has served as secretary of the lodge for over 30 years and has overlooked the fact that the by-laws allow him to draw a stipend. The Rebekah members also acknowledge they rely on him as Well as Mrs, Wells to see that miscellaneous details are attended to, including a check of the hall after meetings and an assist io the cleanup. (Photo by Vcager) Hunters, Ranchers Battle Over Dog; One Killed in Gun Fight JASPER, Tex. Wl—Two ranchers and five hunters who accused them of killing a hunting dog shot it out a wild Christmas Day gunfight, officers said. A sixlh hunler — the only one who didn't fire a shot, the sheriff said — was slain. Both ranchers and another hunter were wounded the furious exchange of some 40 shots. Six men were charged with assault to murder. Dist Atty. J. L. Smith said the grand jury will take up the case Jan. 3. Sheriff Tom Mixon said five hunters fought it out with two ranchers they accused of killing a hunting dog. He said the ranchers had often warned hunters they would kill any dogs they found in their pasture. Roy Minch, 51, Beaumont, Tex., killed by a rifle blast through is right shoulder, had left his gun in his truck, Mixon said. The bachelor rancher brothers. Nationalist Posts Hit Again TAIPEH, Formosa (£>)—Chinese Communist artillery on Amoy just off the Red mainland poundea Nationalist island outposts today for the second straight day, the National Defense Ministry announced. The Reds fired more than 20 shells at Tatan. a tiny Nationalist island three miles south of Amoy, but caused no casualties nor damage, the ministry said. Last night, Red artillery on Amoy bombarded the nearby Nationalist island of Quemoy with 13 shells but caused no damage, the ministry said. Three Minor Wrecks Noted Three minor wrecks were reported in Blytheville over Christmas weekend by the city police in which ;ome property damage was caused to the vehicles involved but no personal injuries were reported, Connie Hay and Max Peoples were involved In a traffic accident at Main and Division last night causing damage to both cars, and Jim Jackson and James- Lloyd had an accident at Chickasawba and Twenty-first Streets Saturday afternoon, damaging both cars. Kemper Bruton and Alt Jones were involved in a traffic .mishap at Ash and Sixteenth Friday evening causing damage to both cars. Sterling Garlington. 53. and Dolphin, 43, were among those wounded. Sterling was hospitalized at Beaumont in a critical condition with a rifle shot in his stomach and shotgun blasts .in his neck, chest and back. Dalphin was in a Jasper hospital in serious condition with face wounds. The sheriff said, "these hunters came* up to the Gnrllngtons where they were sitting; In their pasture, one or two words passed between Charley Ellis — one of the hunters — and the Oarlingtons, and the shooting started. Mixon said Sterling Garlington ducked behind a dirt embankment and Dalphin ran across a ravine as the fight began. He said both had .30 caliber rifles, Dalphin Garlington was among those charged with assault to murder and released under $2,000 bond. The others, all among the hunters, were Charley Ellis, his father Travis Ellis, who was shot in the face; Gerald Sanford; Richard Morris and Clarence Willingham. All are of the Jasper or Beaumont areas. Travis Ellis's condition was reported satisfactory at a Jasper hospital. Mendes-France Continued from Page ' scheduled for today, the deputies were asked to ratify the treaty admitting West Germany to membership In the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The second vote was scheduled on three amendments, with the Premier demanding rejection of two which would delay ratification of the prcts but calling for approval of the third. The latter would require that all four treaties must be ratified before any of them can become effective. Though it rejected the Western European Union pact on Friday, the Assembly at that session unproved the treaty restoring West German sovereignty and also the French-German agreement on International control of the disputed Saar. Party positions on today's voles could not be set until after Mendes- Three major problems confronting man before he can fly to the moon or other planets are the danger of the sun's rays, lack of gravity,and the threat of meteors. Paint Closeout Man; Types and Colon i Price Hubbard Hardware TRUSSES EXPERTLY 1 FITTED Price KIRBY DRUGSTORES © mar? SARASOTA, FLORIDA Where Summer Spends the Winter Every day h a fun-filled day at sunny Saratoga! Winter home of the Greatest Show on Earth — Ringling Brothers — Bornum ft Bailey Circus, Boston Red Sox spring training, (tingling Museum of Art, jungle gardens, sandy beaches and fabulous fishing. Yes, you will enjoy eventful, exciting Saratot* — day ond night! Reduced Rates Until February 14 The Soresote Terrace rt Hie free* on Florida's famous West Coeut — swimming pool, shuffkboord courts, excellent dining and cocktail lounge. American and European plan. Guettt enjoy privilege* of Lrdo leach, Bobby Jones goH course, including free transport*- u . ... „ tion to these focHitim. "Southern Hosp/fo/ity SARASOTA TERRACE, F. 0. Bo* 17JO, Phono Ringling i-5311, SARASOTA, FIA. Willingness Today we arc willing to accept the idea that, as far as we are concerned, alcoholism is an illness, a progressive illness that can never be "cured" hut which, like some other illnesses, CAN he arrested. We agree that there is nothing shameful ahoul having an illness, provided we face the problem honestly and try to do something about it. We are perfectly willing to admit that we are allergic to alcohol and that it is simply common sense to stay away from the source of our allergy. We understand now that once a person has crossed the invisible borderline from heavy drinking to compulsive alcoholic drinking, he will always remain an alcoholic. So far as we know, there can never be any turning back to "normal" social drinking. "Once an alcoholic, always an alcoholic," is a simple fact we have to live with. We have also learned that there are few alternatives for the alcoholic. If he continues to drink, his problem will become progressively worse; he seems assuredly on the path to Skid Row, to hospitals, to • jails or other institutions, or to an early grave. The only alternative is to stop drinking completely, to abstain from even the smallest quantity of alcohol in any form. If he is willing to follow this course, and to take advantage of the help available to him, a whole new life can open up for the alcoholic. There were times in our drinking careers when we were convinced that all we had to do to control our drinking was to quit after the second drink, or the fifth or some other number. Only gradually did we come to appreciate that it was not the fifth or the tenth or the twentieth drink that got us drunk; it was the first! The first drink was the one that did the damage. The first drink was the one that started us on our merry-go-rounds. The first drink was the one that set up a chain reaction of alcoholic thinking that led to our uncontrolled drinking. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Box 873 BlythcvilU, Ark. Closed Meetings Tuesday Nights at 8 p. m. Open Meetings Friday Nights at 8 p. m. CLUB ROOM at 410 E. MAIN M. 0. Hoeggen Services Set For Tuesday Funeral services for Martin O. Hoeggen, 74. of Sylvania, Ind., formerly of Blytheville. will be conducted at 2 p. m. tomorrow in Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. H. M. Sanford. pastor of the Lake Street -Methodist Church. Mr. Hocggen died Saturday at the rja'le"HaiToi Llitl West Memphian Wins Arkansas 'Voice' Contest LITTLE ROCK (/P)-A 17-year- old West Memphis Hipli School student will reprr.^oat Arkansas in the national "Voice of Democracy" contest. John Louis Siiundcrs. son of Mr. and Mrs. N. H. Siumrtcj's, won an all-expense puld trip to Washington. D. C,. for the national com- j petition with his triumph in the ' stnto contest over entries from 69 other Arkansas high schools. Tho judges—Oscnr Alngood and Wnbash Railroad Hospital in Peru, Ind,, following a 22-month illness. Mr. Hoeggen, who was a retired employee of the Wnbash Railroad, resided In Blytheville for a number of years but moved from Blytheville 35 years ago to accept- employment with the Wabash Railroad. While residing here he wns employed by the Chicago Mill which played an important part in the early growth of Blytheville. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Flora Hoeggen, one daughter, Mrs. N. J. Loshbihler, and three grandchildren all of Sylvnnla, Ind. Members of Mr. Hoctjgen's family are visiting in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charley Short while attending the funeral. Pallbearers will be Charley Short, Everett Peterson, Atiron Peterson, Billy Joe Genn, Floyd Hargett and Jack King. Ration Child Rites Are Conducted Graveside rites for the Infant son of Mr, nnd Mrs. Clifton L. Patton were to be conducted this afternoon at the Dogwood Cemetery! with the Cobb Funeral Home in charge. The Patton Infant died shortly after birth at Walls Hospital at 3! a. m. today. Rock and Dr. Matt L. Ellis of Comvay—listened to live-minute recorded speeches entitled "I Spoak for Democracy" by'each of the contestants. Saunclers was named winner yesterday of the contest sponsored by the Arkansas Junior Chamber of Commerce. In addition to the trip, he will receive a television set. State chairman of the contest was Adct^on Harris of Little Rock. Body of River Suicide Missing MEMPHIS «>)—An unemployed clerk with the Christmas blues leaped from the Mississippi River Bridge here yesterday and disappeared in the muddy Water. Police Lt. H. E. Lux said Dudley Horace Lee, 41, stopped Ms car on the bridge, jumped out and vaulted over a four-foot sidewalk rail. Three motorists saw him. Lux snid Lee's relatives told him Lee had been despondent over family troubles. He moved here from Atlanta a few months ago. Lee's mother Mrs. O. C. Lee, told police lie left her house about 25 minutes before the Jump, saying he was going to telephone his wife, Carolyn, who lives at Chanblee, neav Atlanta. The Const, Guard said the body was not recovered. DEATHS Continued from Page 1 pants of SiRler's car. Mr. Sigler is survived by his wife; son, Larry Sigler; daughter, Jean- cttc Sleler. all of Cooler; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Sigler of Donaphin; six brothers. Bill Slgler oi Walton. Alton and Jake Sigler ol Kennett, George;, Johnnie, Enoch and Rayomond of Donaphin; four sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Capps of Steele. Mrs. Irene MlUor of Manila. Mrs. Marie Richmond of Kennett and Mrs. Vernal Travis ot 88 Million in Japan TOKYO IIP}— Japan's population hit an estimated total of 88,290,000 last Oct. 1, the government's statistics bureau announced today. This was an Increase of 1.200,000 over the 1953 estimate. Men outnumbered women in the new estimate—44,910,000 males and 43.380,000 females, the government said. Prance addressed the deputies to plead for support. Balloting was expected late in the afternoon. Osceolan Cited By Masons .Lenhmond \V. Williams of Osccola lins been awarded the designation of Knight of the York Cross of Honor, the highest honorary degree in the York Rite of Free Masonry, it was announced today. Mr, Williams was Master of the Osceola Lodge of Mnsons during the past year nnd was formerly High Priest of the Osceola Chapter of Roynl Arch Masons, Master of the Osccola Council. Royul and Select Masters, and comitumder of the Ivnnhon Commimdery of Knights Templar. Mr, Williams la the 5,244th to hnvc received this award in North Americn In the past 25 ycurK. Man Wounded In Break'Fair 1 VAN B0REN, Ark. (If)—A. Crawford County prisoner, identified a§ Oscnr Merrltt. 26, of Denver, Colo., accompanied two other prisoners In n short-lived jail break here yesterday, has been reported in "fair" condition by hospital attendants. Officers said a bullet lodged near Mcrritt's spine during a hall of gunfire from police. The trio broke out of the County jail around 9 a.m. Sunday and were back in custody within less than two hours. Besides Merrltt, the sheriff's office Identified the other prisoners in the escape as Floyd Bradshaw. 18, of Georgia and Arlli Dingils, 20, of West Virginia. Rend Courier News classified Adi. A Three Days' | Cough Is Your Danger Signal Crcomulsion relieves promptly because .it gocfi into Ilia bronchial system to help loosen nnd expel germ laden phlegm ami aid nature to soothe and hcul raw, lender, inflamed bronchial membranes. Gunrnntccd to plcnse you or money re- rumled. Crcomulsion na*. stood the test of millions of users. CREOMULfSiON rcllovci Cough*, Chert Cold*, Acu(. Brvnehltb r c COTTON REGULARLY 2.79 AND 2.98 ONLY 2.69 EACH Many Copies of Wardi $4 and 5.98 Styles SO-Squara Percales,'Famous for Wear Mines', Woman's Half Sim Imagine, Wards entire 3.79 and 2.98 stock, cut-priced I Scores of brand-new spring styles specially bought for this big evenl. Every Dress a lop value—a top style. Not a skimpy on* in the lot. Women's sizes styled as youthfully a» misses' I Bigger, better pattern choice than ever. Some dresses with skirts NO" wide. Many with deep 2 inch hems. Hurry, buy all you need now, and savei SAVE NOW-SALE ENDS JAN. 8™ t

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