The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 31, 1954 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 31, 1954
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(ARK.)' COUTUER NEWS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 81, 1951 YouCanWhoopltUp In the Big City-But WatchT hat Money Go By FRANCIS STIU.Ki 1 NEW YORK (API — Of course, you can always stay home and watch television or listen to your wife. Obituary Mary Cress Dies; Rites On Saturday Methodist Chinch, had recently moved to Wichita, where he was custodian of the school, He sullercd several severe heart attacks before sucumblnK. He leaves his wile, Molly Llnarn; (our sons, J. K. Llnam of Leachville, Earl LJnam ot Wichita, Kan. A. J. and Cecil Linain of Buena Park. Calif., six brothers, all of Rector and vicinity and 15 grandchildren. Or. is many people do. you can i pocket Kiilrte to the doings go to church for the traditional the country: »nd ever popular "Walch Night" services. You could even take in a movie or hold an Intellectual roundciblc discussion with a party of friends it home. But around New York — Probably a million people will Jam Times Square In Ihe heart of Manhattan ns, whooping, hollering and freezing their toes. Other biR turnouts ex- | peeled by Protestant and Catholic ~MV if you think you and Ihe j churches, which have planned wife or girl friend just can't wel-1 lar«c-scale services of religious come the new year any place but' music and prayer. somo top night spot in the big! Legitimate theaters' perform- city— brother! ' antes \rn\f .since have been sold Hold onto your wallet. The tab j out. Expensive hotels rented to cafe going to lie a dandy. | pacity. Night clubs expecting bin- At a conservative estimate, the j ger business than ever. Hale of bill will range from $50 to $100 per j special permits to keep drinking You'll be lucky lo eel olf I places open all night far greater couple. with J30 to $40 even in some of the ) ihan last year. les* famous clubs. Some Include Breakfast Most places Include dinner in Ihe going price, and a few, breakfast. Some spots toss in the drinks too. And naturally you get floor shows, jnueic and other entertainment— listening to yourself sing, for In- •tttnt*. What'* more there will be pl-1-l-e-n-l-y of fun makers: silly bale, horns, confetti, ballooas, souvenirs. All free too. There are other free facilities Md drinks being oifeveri in « few cities. There will be coffee bars, rides home for those all but completely Inundated and police escort* for some. Oh, well, happy new year anyhow and here's our handy vust- Commodity And Stock Markets— N»w York Cotton (11:11 <n Mar ....... 3471 M B y ...... 3497 July • Oct 3475 3502 3514 3520 3510 3522 3470 341)0 3513 351(1 3471 :)50(l Prices lor the evening -V, some of the better known place.s are $25 per person at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel's Empire Room, the Pla/.a's Persian Room, Ihe Latin Quarter and the Copacabana. Drinks cost extra. t Sold Out at S:» Los Angeles—The Ambassador Hotel's Cocoanut Drove, with a capacity of DOO, ifi .sold out at $35 n head. Revelers will get nil the cocktails they can drink before dinner, a seven-course meal featuring filet mi^non or fish, wine with every course nnd an after-dinner liqueur. Male guests will be given 12-lnch- high loy monkeys as novelty gifts. Washington, D.C.—The Pageant of Peace, which opened Dec. 17 on Ihe Ellipse opposite the White House, will have New Year's Eve religious services. BOSTON—Several Massachusetts nnd Rhode Island communities plan free coffee burs over holidays in police stations lo help keep "Ih'ed drivers" from luu'lng accidents. In Boston Itself, where night club minimums range h'om $6 to $10 per person with drinks extra, there will be no relaxation of the 1 a.m. bar closing law. There will be numerous church programs. Detroit — Alcoholics Anonymous Niw Orleans Cotton Mnr May July Oct 3412 3500 3517 3517 34711 3470 350(1 3409 3522 351 (i 3525 3517 .,...! plans soil-drink and coffee parties places. Ploin midnight tn (1 a.m. buses will deliver pas.sen(.;ei'.s to (heir homes If not more Hum two bloc.-ks Iroiu regular routes. In ad- 347(1 i ditlon. bus nmi strc-clcar fares will Mill) as i(i Chicago Soybeans Jan ... 284V< 28fi''i Mch ... 282 284' 2 May ... 281 283 July ... 27T/., 278!i Chicago Corn Mch ... 155', 16S ; 'i May ... 158 158 Chicago Wheat Mch ... 233 2M 1 ., May ... 228", 230 282 28(1',;, t from 20 to 15 {U'nl.s between li p.m. Friday and (i n.m. Saturday. Nl^bt club cover prices ran^e up to $15 per person. New Orleims—Top minimum In town Is Holel Roosevelt's Ullle and j Inleniallomil rooms, nt $22.50 per reveler. Tills Includes tax, dinner, a small bottle of champagne and floor show. Prices are expected to «o hoR wild In the French Quarter. HurstAsksHike In State Sales, Income Taxes HOT SPIIINGG, Ark. (VP>—State Sen. Q. Byrum Hurst has recommended that the state sales and Income taxffs be increased. Tin; Hot Springs lawyer &aid yesterday he'll Introduce bills in the 1055 legislature to hike the sales tax from two to three per cent and drop the Income lax exemption al- VJ ,, , iv ,^., ,. .,. t „ „ . lowed married persons from 3,500 tired farmer who died Wednesday I to $2,500. at his home in Lx;achv!lle, will IK! Hum estimated that 512,700,000 held at 2:00 o'clock Friday at Del-1 in additional slate funds would be fore Methodist Church. I raised by the measures, and said The Rev. Joe Van Cleave and | his hills would earmark this revenue „_. fu-v. Joe Dowless will officiate. : /or the common school fund. Mrs. Cff,sK, «2, hud lived at Black Burial will be in Macey Cemetery! The attorney said the bill incVeas- Onk for 31 years after moving there Iin( j Gregg Funeral Home in charge I ing the sales tax, which he esti- Kendall Rites Held Today JONKRRORO — Services for Mrs. Mary Crew; of Black Oak, who died ] yi'.slfii'ciiiy morning at UK; ChlcJca- i Miwbii Hospital, DlyLhftvlHc, will be j Services for S. W. Kendall, re- coiuiixjtcd Satin day at 2:30 p. rn- at the Baptist Church ni Black Oak by the Rev. Howell Gallop, Burial will be in Cane Island CP- metary at Lake City, Gregg Funeral Home in charge. from Mammoth springs. She was a member of the Baptist Church. She IK survived by her husband, Jake Cress, a son, Erwln of Caldwell, Mo; five daughters, Mr.s. Bryan Dawson of Caraway, Mr«. Denver Duncan of Manila, Mis. Phillip Frel of Blylhevlllc. Mrs. Bert Hin-ham of Richmond. Calif., and Miss Melvie Cress of Black Oak; n step-dallifhter, Mrs. Cynthia Hill of Lake City; lour brothers. Bill Klllf; of Ncttlctoi), Wesley King of '• Indianapolis, Melvin KinK of Dela- : palne end Bert Kln^ of Richmond, I Calif., five sisters Mrs. Millie Bur- \ row and Mrs. F/l Ooodson of Lake County, Mrs. Gertie Bivens of Lebanon, Ore.. Mrs. Mary Farley of Monette and Mrs. of Arlcy, Ala. Shell Df-nnlson Dolly Smith Rites Are Conducted CARUTHERSVILLE — Funeral service.-) for Mr.s. Dolly Sinilh, who pnssed away at the home of her son. Emerson Fnrmer, of Route One. Caruthcrsville, Tuesday, were conducted at 2:30 this afternoon at the H. S. Smith Crmpel hero. Rev. Floyd BroWfM", at tlic Eastwood Memorial Church, conducted the services. Burial was In Little Prlarle Cemetery here. Mrs. Sinilh wa.s 84. She attended Holloway .school and married Henry. Farmer of Cn- ruLhcr.sville in 1009. Mr. Farmer died Inter. She la tor inn tried Harvey F. Smith of CaruLlicrsvllle. She was a member of the Methodist Church since childhood. She I;: survived by another son, Robert Lee Smith; nnd a stepson, Frank Smith, both of Caruthersville. Other survivors include nine pnuidchiklren nnd 21 great-grand- Leachville Man's Father Dies Finn-nil services for O. K. Linnm, (17. who died at, his Immi* In Wi- rlntii. KHM.IUS, Mondny December 27, were Hold at the Irby Punernl Home iu Rector, Thursday, nt 2:00 Mr. Unnin, father of Rev. J. Linntn, pastor of the Lcachvll Mr. Kendall wa.s Sfl. Born In Cherry Valley, he moved to Leach- \lllc 29 years ago. Me leaves his wife, Mrs. Dora KendalJ; three sons, Oscar Kendall of Parkin, Robert and E. H. Kendall of Leachville; one brother, W. H. Kendall of Parkin and a half- si.sttr, Mrs. Carrie Hare of Memphis. Billy Wicker Jan. 4 Funeral services for Billy Joe Wicker, formerly of Blythevlllc, wil. be conducted Jan. 4 in West Memphis with burial in National Cemetery, Memphis. He waa found dead in his bunk while stationed with the Army in Korea. He served as a paratrooper three years before re-enlisting about six months ago. He Us the son of Mrs. Carl ton Phillips, Turrcll, was born in Manila and was 22 years old. mated would bring in $13,500,000. would carry a clause terminating the increase after four years. The State Education Department and the school districts would be told they must "get their, houses in order" during those four years, Hurst, said. The proposal to lower the income tax exemption would be permanent. Hurst estimated it would add about S2CO.OOO to the school fund. The exemption for married persons would become the same as that for single persons, $2,500. 8-Year-Old Boy Attacked By 2 Savage Bulldogs SPARTANBURG, S. C. big, savage bulldogs leaped on an 8-year-old boy yesterday and chewed his arms and legs "down to the bone." It took nearly 150 .stitches to close the wounds, Roger Stokely was In General Hospital today, and his mother, Mrs. Thomas K. Stokely, said doctors "don't give us much hope for one ami and IC-M." Doctors said the ni'm miKsclt'K were torn badly mid tbnl on the left leg both muscle and skin were "just gone." Roger wa.s attacked while on an errand to the home of a neighbor, Gene O'SulIivnn, owner of the dog.s. The families live at Wellford. nine miles west of here. Mrs. E.itell Gosnell. Roger's grandmother, said she heard the boy's screams and rushed to his aid. mnnuglng In bent off the dogs. Police said they do not plan any charges against O'SulIivnn pending] the outcome of the boy's condition. I The dogs, which have current ra- 1 bins Immunization, were ordered confined 10 days for observation, FRENCH (Continued from Page 1) into the North Atlantic Alliance, the Saar agreement, return of virtual sovereignty to West Germany nnd a companion convention on stationing foreign troops on West German soil. WEU is Key But the WEU pact was the key Issue for it actually spelled out the process of German rearament. The Assembly voted it down 280259 on its first appearance last Friday. But Mendes - Prance brought it back again and demanded a vote of confidence staking his government's life on the result. The 287 votes for the treaty meant that only 45 per cent of the Assembly's 627 members supported the Premier. In addition to the 2GO opposed, 74 abstained from voting:. Government officials in Britain, Italy, Canada, Norway, West Germany and many other nations expressed satisfaction with the vote, hailing it as a major step in building up the free world's defenses. President Eisenhower, vacationing in Augusta, Ga., expressed "great satisfaction." But he and other Western leaders warned that much .still remained to be done before German rearmament, became a realty. BIKINI WITH TRIMMINGS— Here's a 1955 model to take your mind off the new cars and such- It's a sequin-studded Bikini in flying-saucer style shown by Paris couturier Oriano in his Spring and Sum m e r collection. (AP U'irephoto) Separation from Stokowski Not Due to Romance, Says Gloria NEW YORK VP)— Gloria Vanderbill Stokowski says her separation from maestro Leopold Stokowski has no new-romance significance and that they "have been talking about this for three years." Interviewed last night at 8 Broadway play premiere, where she arrived on the arm of crooner Prank Sinatra, the 30-year-old Gloria commented on her nine years of marriage to the 67-year- old symphony conductor: "Leopold and I have been discussing this separation for three years. "As you know, he must be away from home for long periods of tinu* because of his career. I finally came to the decision to break away. There is no bitterness. "We both agree the most important thing is the welfare of the children. We both want to do what is best for the children." Last Monday Gloria took their two sons—Stan, 4, and Chris, 3— from the 18-room East Side home she shared with her husband and moved into a Park Avenue hotel. Asked if another romance entered into the situation, the dark-haired Gloria, one of the heirs to the Vanderbilt plied: railroad fortune, re- Britain Makes Annual Payment On Huge Post-War Debt to U.S. WASHINGTON W — Britain arranged to make an annual payment of $137,845,431 today to cut down its multibillion-dollar post- World War H debt to the United States. 'With this installment, Britain's indebtedness to this country would be cut to $4,584,000,000 from a postwar high of $5,217,000,000. Of this payment, some 84 million was earmarked to cover interest and 54 million principal. The payment, a draft from the Bank of England to the Federal reserve Bank In New York, will apply on a 3 3 /t-billion-dollar loan extended in 1946 to spark Britain's postwar recovery. Britain has until the year 2,001 to repay it. Still Owe for WWl However, the British also owe the United States some $7,783,000,000 in World War I debts. These are in default. The last payment There was no immediate official Soviet reaction to the assembly vote. Moscow warned two weeks ago that France would rJsk canceling- the French-Soviet Friendship Treaty and lose any chance of a four-power meeting on international problems if the Paris treaties were ratified. on them was made Dec. 15, 1933. But the British have promptly made payments on each of their World War II obligations. In addition to the loan payment to be made today, the British also arranged to turn over 4 1 /, million dollars to cover interest on 392 million Marshall Plan loans extended since 1948. Britain already has repaid a 390- million-dollar short - term World War II loan. Still hanging are a 625-million - dollar wartime lend- lease account and a 60-million-dollar bill for surplus war property bought from the American government. Dories Back in Peru LIMA, Peru (/Pj—John Paton Davies, dismissed former counselor at the U. S. Embassy in Lima, returned here by plane from the United States yesterday. His wife and children are in Peru. Davies said he returned for personal reasons and declined to discuss his future plans. Alaska, with an area of about 586,000 square miles, has a 26,000- mile coastline, which is longer than the coast of the continental United States. "There te none whatsoever. It'i not like that, and I hope that impression does not get around." She said she had talked to her lawyer but had started no legal action for a separation as yet. Caruthersville Court Hears Traffic Cases CARUTHERSVILLE — A6 3J traffic violation cases were brought before Magistrate Court here Thursday morning, a decision wai made on only one criminal case. Johnny Williams, Caruthersville Negro, was brought before Judge Sam J. Corbett, Sr., on a charge of felonious assault and he waived preliminary examination. Williams was bound over to tha next term of Circuit Court with bond set at, $500. He did not post bond and was committed to the county jail. A court official stated that as many as 32 traffic cases had not been brought before Magistrate Court in the past two months or so. Preliminary hearings on five other criminal cases were set for next Thursday. Persons involved in these cases are Elmer Shrum, charged with grand larceny; Arthur Grant and Johnny Weaver, Negroes charged with grand larceny; William Dial, accused of felonious assault; Billy Dildine, charged with attempted rape; and Grady Grissom, of Hayti, charged with grand larceny. W. German Reds Get New Leader HAMBURG, Germany (fl>) — Tha West German Communist party's convention last night designated ltd fugitive boss Max Reimarm, as leader of the 90,000-member party, Dodging an arrest warrant for high treason charges, Reimann did not attend the convention here but his tape-recorded voice brought enthusiastic cheers from 900 delegatei and guests. Reds to Emphasize Atom MOSCOW (/P)—The army newspaper Red Star says the Soviet will place chief emphasis in 1955 on further development of atomic energy after having "victoriously completed" the fourth year of the second postwar five-year plan. Junipers may be found in nearly every state of the Union. 155'i 168 New York Stocks STOCKS A T and T Amer Tobai'co Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Coin Gen F.lecme Grn Molors Montgomery Ward . N Y Central Int Harvester Republic Steel Radio Socony Vacuum St.ude Standard of N .) Texas Corp Senrs U S SlCfl S. Pac fill 61 7-11 111) 7-B 12 1-H 113 f-K 46 1-1! 9:1 1-: 19 "-!: 33 5-8 :«i 1-1; B4 ,1-8 38 S- 1 .; M \-'< n i- 1 ; 11,1 :i--i m | 77 1-4 j 7'! 3-K 54 Three ways to a bright New Year Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. If:— (USDAi— Unas 6.000. moiii-r- »telv active: harrows ami mIK steady to lusher: bulk i limn- Kit)- ! 210 Ib 18.50-m.OO: lailer fairly I choice 210-211) Ib: 210-MO Ib moMl\ j freely for ui-.ifojm 17n-L'<tO Ib and; 17.75-18.15-. U40-270 Ib lS.~r,-!iUin: . few 270-315 Ib It!.25-17 0(1: sows ^00 : Ib down 15.f>0-li;.0(l; lii':ivier .*ous ; 13.75-15.25: bo:irs 10.MI-13.dO. ! Cattle 500. calvi..s 300: sl.'crs nnd ' butcher yearling about steady m cleanup tr:id!im: cows unchanged, i utility and commercial KI.50-KUHI. | canners and cutters 8.00-10.50: ,' bulls unchanged: mility and coin-' mercial 12.50-14.00: canncr.s anil cutters 9.00-12.00: voHlcrs nlid calves steady: <;oori and choice venters 24.00-32.00: individual head prime to 34.00; commercial and good 17.00-23.00. Nehru Sees Less Tension in '55 SINGAPORE (J! — Indian Prime Minister Nehru today ton-rasl brighter hope for world peace in 1955 and a lessening of East-Wesl tension. Speaking to newsmen at Kallang Airport en route home irom Ihe Colombo conference, Nehru said the past six months bad demonstrated that internalional conflicts could be settled peacefully. Nehru said that one of the Rreat dangers lacing the modern world was colonialism. Bond Forfeited Eny Waldrlp forfeited $1(1.76 bond In Municipal Court this morning on charge* of speeding. TAKE SISTER TO THE SCOUT MEEiING -while your automatic washer docs the laundry MORE TIME FOR THE FAMILY WHEN YOU LIVE ELECTRICALLY 6IVE A FAMILY PARTY — refreshments are all ready in your freezer HELP JUNIOR WITH HIS HOBBY — while your electrtc dishwasher docs the dishes ..L • "rOU A« THERE"-CIS ttUviiloiv-«,itn,i, Kiilory'i twin Ark-Mo Power Co. . ••^.V./Vv'ft^vv'''."^'^^ Moy the merrymaking for the arrival of the New Year signify the beginning of twelve months filled with opportunities for you who arc bur valued customers! W^U

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