The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 30, 1954 · Page 10
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JEL itrnrernxB (ARK.)' OOVHIBR THURSDAY, DECEMBER 30, 19B4 Paper Says Officer Feared Ladejinsky Was Security Risk DES MOINES (AP) — The Des Moines Register said today that a former Army intelligence officer, who believes a long record of anti-Communist writings might be a front Woit a Red agent, made the official recommendation to label Ladejinsky a "security risk." John O. Gflssity, Department of Agrte«lture security chief, made ibt recommendation to Secretary of Agriculture Benson, the newspaper said in a story from its WMhinglon correspondent Clark Molleohoff. Bxwon recently refused to let Lade}insfcy, ft Rupfiinn-taorn land »form specialist, continue as an •CficuUura] attache m Japan. Ttx Register Raid Ciuttily slated Commodity And Stock Markets- KUw York Cotton (U: Hfcrt-' ....... 3470 3478 3470 3477 May 3600 3507 3500 3504 Juty .... 3515 3520 3515 3510 Oci ....... 3511 3623 3511 3520 N»w Orltant Cotton Mar ....... 3472 3480 3472 3480 May ..... 3501 3500 3501 3500 July ....... 3517 3521 3517 3521 Oct ....... 3517 3523 3517 3523 Soybeans Jan ... 28fl'/4 W'A 284(4 2B5'/, Mch ... 284 284% 262^ 283'., May ... 282',:, 28314 2B1>4 2112',., JUtf ... 278% 270'/ 2 27714 277*i Chicago Corn Mch ... 155% 156% 154% 155(4 May .... 158% 158% 156T4 157!i Chicago Wheat Mch ... 232 .2321, 231*i 231'i May ... 228 228'Xj 227 3 , 328',:, New York Stocks A T and T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester Republic Steel Radio : Bocony Vacuum Stude-Pak . * Standard of N .1 Texas Corp Scars U S Steel Sou Pac there was no evidence that I.ade- jmsky IB disloyal or that he has violated security. Hackground Clli'd "We've lust tnki-n the position that with his background he might be a Kcrumy risk," Cnsslty was quoted as saying. "I feel that we've made a right decision," h* 1 added. In Wa.MlinKirm, Citssity could not be reached immediately for comment. Benson on Dec. IB fired Ladejinsky from the agricuUunil at- tache job he had held lor four years. Last spring, the Slate Department cleared Ladejinsky In a security check of its own. The Agriculture Department last week put out u statement listing various grounds for Its action In the Ladejinsky case. It mentioned, among other things, that Ladejinsky visited Russia in 1939 despite hit having previously written strong anti-Communist articles. The statement also referred to Ladojlnsky's three sisters it said still are In Russia and It spoke ol hie having worked In 1930-31 for Aintorg. a Soviet trading Company. Furthermore. It alleged that I.artejinsky had belonged to two Communist-front groups. Standards Not Met Outside of the security realm, the department said Ladejinsky does not meet Its technical standards for agricultural attache. Replying io the security ulleifiv- llons. Ladcjinsky said he visited Russia with tlie Agriculture Department's approval, thi\l he hftd not corresponded with relatives in Russia for seven years, that he had served Amlorg only as an Interpreter and lhat It was "not true" he had belonged to Red fronts. Cahow Burial Set for Today CABUTHERSVILLE — Funeral services [or Private First Class Samuel C. Cahow were conducted at 2:30 p.m. Thursday from the f.aForge Chapel here. Pic. Cahow was killed In action In Korea In 1050. Services will include lull military honors with burial in Little Prairie Cemetery. LaForge Funeral Home Is In charge. P!c. Cahow is survived by his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Kasper C. Cahow. a brother, Delbcrt Cahow, all of Route Two, Dexter, Mo., and another brother, William Cahow, who Is stationed with the United States Army in South Dakota. 174 B5 81 1(1!) 70 113 45 98 77 33 :<>! 70 3fl S3 13 110 Mi 71 T2 54 Heiress Said Separated From Maestro Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111. Ift — IUSDA—Hogs n.filll); nuislly steady; bulk choice \bu-'no \b 18.Mi- 10.00; hitter mostly iar luulurm 1GO-200 Ib and. few 210 II); '.^KMII lb 18.00-50, few 18.75; 240-270 II) 17.00-18.25; 270-310 Hi lli.25-n.25: sows 400 lb down 15.25-75, few 10.00; heavier sows 13.SO-15.0U; most boars io.50-l3.oo. Cattle 1,000. calves 301); KUiieral- ly steady: utility and commercial cows 10.50-13.00. il few l;).5(); runners and cuUers BAW-HKSU; bulls unchanged: utility and commercial 12.50-14.00; canners and cutters 8.00-12.00; vealers again 1.00 hiKh- er; extremely siDall supply forcing market; individual head prime 34.00; good and choice 24.00-32.00; commercial and low good 17.0023.00. NEW YORK W — Mr.'i. Leopold Sloknwskl, the former Gloria Vanderbilt, was reported today to have [.separated Inim her husband, the I inteniiilloiuilly (nmous conductor. The report wn-s published by the New York Post. At Ihe Amha.-;sa- dor Hotel, whore Mrs. Sloknwskl wns salt! to have Ukeu up real- donee, phone calls went unanswered nl her suite. Tho Post i|iioti'il Mrs. Stokowski, Who is 30, and her husband, «7, as saying In mi exclusive interview: "For personal reasons, I have derided to live at the Amb»ssiulor Motet will) my children. Whe.n I ran iinipllly Ihe situation, I will. "But I (Um't think I eim say any- ihhm more than Hull my husband and 1 have .separated. That Is the :mly fair emnment to be made ill UK.* timnienl." The heiress to V;iiulerbllt millions und her noted husband have Uvo children. Sinn. 4. and Chris. 3. She recently look up u stage career. Drought Aid Group Named LITTLE ROCK ..fl'H-Gov. cherry's office today announced the Intment of an Honorary Emor^cwy Relief Commission to dr»l with problems arising from In si summer's drought. Members are Suite Sen, Marvin Melton of Jonesboro, who oiu-n \\i\f- acted as Cherry's representative in agricultural mutters; smtp Trfiis- urcr Vance Clayton, Stiue Sr:i. Lamar Rogers of Wrsi Memphis. Joe Robinson of Sprir.irdale and J. C. Port is of Lepa.n to. An announcement from Chm'y's office said the proup would tk-icr- mine scope of drmipht nmis; coordinate relief proRrani.s of viinon.s agencies; seek and develop new sources of drought assistance fund.s. and develop sources for crop production loans. Damon Succeeds Maurice Sanders j Earl Damon will be installed us I (he new worshipful master of the, I Blytheville Sin sonic Lotlpe tonight jnt thf 1 pnhhr. inMMlnUon of officers at 7:30 p.m. ;it the Masonic Temple. He tnkes over the office for- i iiifi-ly held !)y Maurice Sanders, whose term han expired. Obituary Caruthersville OES Installs Its Officers CARUTHERSVILLE — Bertha Ball was Installed BUSINESS Continued trom Paw 1 ]y held up better than soil goods. Automobile and farm equipment showed Boater variance among individual firms. Sales estimates in Worthy lhifl rif ' ld r«"8ed from slightly be- Mfltron of Chapter 465 of the Order low 1953 to as much as 20 and 25 of the Eastern Star ol Caruthers- !«* cent above., vlllc at a public Installation of of- Reasons for (food fall sales and ficers held in the Masonic Temple for the exceptionally strong feeling iherr; Tuesday n! K ht. I "f optiml.sm voiced by most husm- 1 -- • f:ss leadr-rs are numerous, but the two major factors always mentioned first arp reactivation of the air base and the new Industry by the city during the year. Other factors have contributed: reducod taxes, better management and more vigorous sales promotion C.W. Jackson Dies in Portia 0. W. Jackson, 14. nl Portia. Ark , father of H. D. Jackson of Blythc- ville, died yesterday at h\n home In Portia. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 o'clock tomorrow in the First Methodist Church In Portia with the Gregg P"uneral Home of Walnut Ridge in charge. Brownell to Add 27 Groups To Subversive List WASHINGTON tfl — Atty. Gen. Brownell announced today that he proposes to add 27 additional organizations to his list of subversive organizations. Brownell said notices of proposed imilu.sion on the list went out last nifjht, fillbglnfr in each ca.se that the tfroup addressed was Commu- nls t-do nUn ate d. He said the action followed careful investigation of each of the 27 groups scattered across the country and In Puerto Rico. The action makes a total of 282 organizations listed or proposed for listing as subversive. The list Is employed a.s one check in examining the affiliations of federal fimployea vnuler the employe security program. The notices mailed lust night give- the organizations cited 10 days In which to contest the list- Ing If they so desire, In such cases a hearing will be provided. Soviet Press Starts Drive Against Scourgt Of the Past; Tattoos MOSCOW </!'» — The Soviet press has launched a campaign against tattooing as a "harmful .survival of the past." Komsomol pruvda, newspaper of the Communist Youth League, called upon press and public to try lo wipe out. .latlnnlng, "In six months uloni; (100 persons applied Lo the institute of Cosmetics requesting help In gelling rid ol tlitur UlUxiiun," (he paper said Almost all of them said that they had l,he tattooing done In their childhood nnrt now rc^i'i't it." Hayes Melton was installed Wor- Patron. The .new Associate Matron is Mrs. Margaret Abernathy and Bill Reel is the new Associate Patron. Other new officers installed Included Mrs. Murcela Melton, secretary; Mrs. Pat Ferrell, treasurer; Mrs. Frances Martin, conductress; Mrs. Marion Pery, associate conductress; Mrs. Gladys Lay, chaplain; Mrs. Irene Pierce, mar- shall; Mrs. Lottie Neelcy. or«an- st; Mrs. Dorothy M. Bradshaw, warden, and Sherman C. Abernathy, sentinel. AmotiK those installed to represent the five points of the star were Mrs. Helen Reel, Ruth; Mrs. Mrs. Doliie Eiceman, Esther; Mrs. Jewel SpraRue, Martha, and Mrs. Maxijie Bolln. Electfi. Mrs. Merle Bracey, who was chosen to represent Ada, will be installed at a later date. have net profits for many j though gross sales have fallen. FRENCH {Continued from Page 1) mcnt pact. BecflU.se he had not made the latter pact it confidence issue, Mendcs-France was able to cull figafn for its ratification in a new bill. A showdownha d been expected In lost night's Assembly session. Intricacies of French parliamentary procedure, manipulated by the Assembly's Communist bloc forced the postponement. Three Arkansas gencies Unable To Pay Salaries LITTLE ROCK [ffi — Three state agencies do not have any money left and will not be able to give employes their December The State Auditor's office said that it was holding up payrolls and other warrants for the state Penitentiary, the .state Military Department and Arkansas AM&N College at Pine Bluff. The state auditor's office said It had authority U) do so under a 1029 law. A governor's proclamation could release the warrants, hut neither Gov. Francis Cherry or Lt. Gov. Nathan Gordon arc expected to be available until after New Year's. The payroll may be delayed until Jan. 3 or 4. Warrants for maintenance Hems for the University of Arkansas Medical School also are held by Ihe auditor's office. being Montreal is the .second largest French-speaking city in the world. In real estate and fastallment buying, easier credit restrictions and a better loan market have contributed materially to increase sales. In other HUPS, new models and tech,- nical cifwlopmpnt come in for their share of credit. And the continuing surge toward inpfhanixation In agriculture and better methods with greater production protend a better farm situ- i a I ion despite further acreage rest- rictioas and a possible drought. Rut under gird ing all of these things lie the two factors which make BlythRvllle's outlook for the coming year even better than the nation as a whole — and most merchants are looking forward to the coming year with great confidence, They point to the general attitudes and feelings of the people that have arisen since base reactivation has begun in earnest and since Central Metal Products is well Into production. One Merchant said Blytheville faces the best prospects since the war. He mentioned the base and industry, hut pointed out, "it's mainly because of the attitude of the people who feel much more optimistic and are more Inclined to spend.' An automobile dealer explained, "we're on a much sounder basis. People seem to have money and th(j farm situation is much better. Things for 1955 are on a good basis. People are in a good frame of mind." Another put it this way: "The employment Situation is much better. People are getting over the scare and aren't afraid to buy. 1 A Chamber of Commerce official pointed to the employment situation and to Increasing population in the city a.s omens of the future. The city has just recovered its population losses of the past few years, he said. It was generally believed that since the 1950 census the city had lost up to 500 people, but that trend has reversed and population i.s ngoln back to the 16.000 plus that, it was four years ago, he said. The seasonal problem, as always, will be a major one for this area, the Chamber official pointed out, and much depends on the farm situation, but (ho general outlook for the ynar nhcad is very bright. Enthusiasm of some merchants was so strong sis In predict inrvrns- e.s in 1955 up to 25 percent above 1954 sales. Nautilus to Be Ready for Trial Run in March WASHINGTON I* — The N'.vy said today it now expects to have the atomic submarine Nautilus ready for trial runs about March 1. Testing of tbe world's first nuclear engine submersible, which was launched in January, original- | ly was scheduled for last October ! but an error in inst0"aMon of I steam piping scrapped that plan. A Navy spokesman said today that all ol the piping work has ! been corrected and final work on fitting out Is now under way. Installation of equipment was delayed while sections of piping, woven intricately Into the framework of the huge submarine, were pulled out. The replaced piping has been tested under full operating pressure and found satisfactory, the spokesman said. Initial tests of Ihe giant undersea boat will be surface runs in the I Thames River and Long Island) Sound, near Groton, Conn., where the Nautilus hull was built by the ' Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corp. Hammarskjold Off on Tough Assignment UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. Wi— Dag Hammarskjold leaves today for the toughest assignment ever tmnded a U. N. secretary general —seeking the release of 11 U. S. fliers and other U. N. personnel imprisoned by Communist China. Henry Cabot Lodge Jr., chief U. S. delegate to the U.N., planned to be on hand to bid the secretary general farewell at Idlewild Airport. It was Lodge who spar- plugged passage of the Assembly resolution authorizing Hammar- skjold to take "unremitting effort*" for the prisoners' release. Hammarskjold will fly first to London, leaving there Saturday for New Delhi, where he will confer with Indian Prime Minister Nehru. He expects to arrive in Peiping Jan. 4 or 5 for his talks with Chinese Premier Chou En-lai. Beacon Church Plans Services A New Year watch and prayer service will be conducted at the Beacon Baptist Church tomorrow! night beginning at 7:30 p.m. and lasting through midnight, the Rev. J. J. Johnson, pastor, said this morning. Beginning Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. the Rev. Johnson will conduct n revival, service at the church. 1 Services will be held each evening j through Jan. 9. - Pope Sf/// Improving No Cigar Smoker OAI.LAS tfft — A Dnlli\H womnn picked a poor time to have fcitfiir- j smoking compimy, police reported yesterday. [ The woman appeared in Justice ; Court complaining that her htis- j bund — who doesn't smoke cigars — bee nine enraged when he cnme-j home and found a cigar hutt. He I kicked out every window in the | hovisr. Tlien. she said, he left, us wind. • snow, and (he coldest weather ol'; the year hit Pnllns. Police still sought the husband today. Slight Mishap Noted VATIC;AN CITY i-Vi Pope Pius Mrs. James Meadows find .Johnny XII continued imiay to show grad- Goodman were Involved in a traffic improvement-. j act'iricnf at Tenth and Railroad yesterday morniiiR causing some clamnne to (he Mt-ntlows vphirlc, The Vatican press office is,site i rnmiimviK)\ie but VntirfUi smi said (hat he slept and rested well nurini: Ihe ni::ht. aci.'ordinp lo pnlice report N. No personal injuries were reported. Bond Forfeited James Price forfeited S 19.76 bond in Municipal Court this morning on a charge, of speeding. Rural firetruck THEBES, HI. (ffi -- Pire protection is assured rural residents. Tlie Thebes Men's Club has purchased a fire truck and will respond to the out-of-town calls while the village truck stands by In town. i The club Is In debt $5.500 for Us i second truck. The first one was! destroyed by fire In a wheaUield. j inthusiast DETROIT UP) — Dr. Murlidhar Sahumo, an Interne from India, wat "so Intrigued" by Detroit's expressways he "just had to speed." But tor the next three months he had to be Intrigued on foot. Traffic Judge John D. Watts suspended his driving privilege* and fined him *2*. for the COURIER NEWS in Osceola, call BILLY 8EALL, It's Been Wonderful Serving You! Its Even Nicer To Know You! YY • hope — in every one of your undertakings — that you will be ot happy during 1955 as we have been serving you in 1954! In wishing you a bright New Year we look forward to your good will and patronage in the twelve months ahead. Blytheville Water Co. "Wattt It Your Cheapest Commodity" SIMON'S SUPER MARKET 104 W. Main Phone 3-9660 '/* We Hope You'll Bring V Good Fortune to All Our Friends EGGS Country Fresh Medium In Carton Ooz. 39' BISCUITS -"-10 PEAS Blackeye Dixie Bell No. 300 Can Ea. 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