The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 19, 1953 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 19, 1953
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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 1953 *- . Ike Calls for Active Program By New Contract Committee By RELMAN MORIN NEW YORK (AP) — President Eisenhower has called for "an action committee" t deal with the problem of discrimination in employment on government contracts Vice Pres dent Richard Nixon said today. Seven members of 'the government contract committee took the oath in Eisenhower' presence in the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel today. The President BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIKR NEWS interrupted his western vacation to fly here for « busy day of government activity, .Jpc'udlng (he dedication of a 32- V ?j9>illion dollar federal housing project. Eisenhower drove directly to the Waldorf-Astoria upon arrival from Denver by air, and breakfasted with Lewis L. Strauss, chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, and C. D. Jackson, the President's adviser on psychological warfare. Nixon, chairman of the government contract committee, said the President met with the committee members and "gave" us his concept of what the committee should do and what he expected." Nixon said the President expects concrete action on the problems of • discrimination. He said the committee not only will study the problem generally but will receive and attempt to deal with specific om- plaints. "Between 39 and 40 billion dollars are spent in government contracts In a year," Nixon said. "That represents about a quarter of all the money spent on production in the country." First Meetlne In September Nixon said the first meeting of the committee will be held in Washington Sept. 14. Later, he Bald, the group will hold its sessions In various cities in the United Slates so It can gather first hand information. "The President is giving the committee 100 per cent backing." committee and not Just a lot of j*l[xon said. "He wants an action Jjtbliclty. Nixon said he had discovered that there are more federal em- ployes in his own state, California, than there are In the District of Columbia. He gave this as an illustration of the necessity for re• gional meetings of the committee. Later in the morning- the President has appointments with J. Russel Sprague, Republican national committeeman from New York; William L. Pfeiffer, GOP chairman of New York state; Harold Riegelman, GOP candidate for mayor of New York City; and Ogden Reid, president 1 of the Eu- ropean edition of the New York Herald Tribune. U. S. Secretary of Labor Martin Durkin Is to lunch with Eisenhower. Speaks At Dedication The President's afternoon schedule lakes him to the board of elections, where he will register for the November municipal elections, and then lo the Baruch houses and playground, where he Is to speak briefly. Gov. Thomas E. Dewey, flnan cicr Bernard Baruch, and other, also are included among speakers at the dedication of the 32 millior dollar federal slum clearance proj ect on Manhattan's lower Eas Side. AUXILIARY Ear Association Barbecue Set Members of the Northeast Arkansas Bar Association will be guests at a barbecue picnic to be given by the. Crittenden County Bar Asso- gation Sept. 10 at the home of G. U.' Zanone on Horseshoe Lake. The annual affair will .be attended by attorneys from Mississippi, Poinsett, Clay, Greene, Cross and Crittenden Counties and their guests. Oov. Francis Cherry, several members of the Arkansas Supreme Court and other state officials are expected to attend. With the Courts CHANCERY! Russell C. Webb vs. J. B. Lewis, et al. partition of land. CIRCUIT: (Criminal division) State of Arkansas vg Ludene McGruder. alias Fred McGruder, burglary »nd grand larceny. Tennessean Urges Gospel Singing Schools Every city n e e d I a community singing school, according o D. A. Garvey of Jackson, Tenn., president of the Gospel Singing Organization of West Tennessee, who s visiting here. FSuch schools, he says, provide a means of Interesting children in sacred music. That Is the aim of the organization he heads, he said, which would like to see the movement spread to East Arkansas. Mr. aarey li visiting his sister, Mrs. M. C. Outlaw, 411 Lake. GOOD USED FURNITURE We art HOT* nslnj the second floor of our itore exclusively for used furniture. We feel by floinr thli we can serve our customer* better la three WJiji. 1. T7e can RlTe you tnore for your used furniture on, new. 1. If you want to buy jrood used furniture we will hare It. 3. rt you want to sell used furniture we will buy it. In tny of thft three cases we would like the opportunity of flouring with you. ThrmiRh oin liberal allowance for cumulated the largest stock of used furniture In our history. We Pay Cash For Used Furniture We Invite you to Tl«lt onr nsed urnttute department on the second loor. Alvin Hardy FURNITURE CO. 113 E. Main Ph. 2302 (Continued from Page 1) with Mrs. Hoke include Mrs. Ji: Hyatt Jr., vice president; Mrs Ralph Woodruff, recording secrela ry; Mrs. Prank Edrington. corres ponding secretarp; Mrs.. Allan Se graves, treasurer, and Mi's. Bruci Ivy, welfare director. Committei chairmen appointed by the presi dent include Mrs. Roy Cox, civic Mrs. John White, finance; Mrs Fred Jacobs, publicity, and Mrs. Jim Hyatt, constitution and by-laws. There were 32 charter members yesterday morning at the : Firs Presbyterian Church In Osceola when Mrs. Hoke, as temporary chairman, read the constitution and presided over the election of officers. The group will meet the second Tuesday morning of each month. At the initial meeting In September plans for future projects will be formulated. At a pre-organization meeting last week at the ome of Mrs. Hoke in Osceola. the Blytheville Junior Auxiliary was represented by Mrs White. Mrs. S. E. "Tune, president; Mrs. Oscar Pendler. national treasurer; Mrs. John Caudill. past vice president; and Mrs. Ben Harpole. Jr.. past treasurer. Mrs. Hoke, who formerly resided in Blytheville, Was a member of the Junior Auxiliary chapter here until she, with her husband and three children, moved to Oeceola last year. Other charter members of the Osceola Junior Service Auxiliary include Mrs. D. H. Blodgett. Mrs. Ben P. Butler, Jr., Mrs. D. S- Crane, Mrs- Richard Cromer, Mrs. C. L. Denton, Jr., Mrs. Bill Joe Denton, Mrs. Jettle Driver, Mrs. Joe W. Ed- ringlon, Mrs. C. T. Henderson, Mrs. Herbert Hobbs. Mrs. S. M. Hodges. Mrs. B. H. Kendrlck. Mrs. Zeke Pollard. Mrs. R. E. Pugh. Mrs. Joe W. Rhodes. Mrs- Guy Robbins. Mrs. A. L. Rogers. Mrs. C. W. Silverblatt. Mrs. E. L. Taliaferro, Mrs. Nathon Weinberg, Mrs. Jack Wilson, Mrs. Ted Woods and Mrs. W. B. Edrington. MCCARTHY (Continued from Page 1) "would, be and, I have no doubt, was" of great value' to the Russians. McCarthy didn't name , the correspondent or the person alleged to have given out the information. He did say the latter was a civilian employe who was permitted by the military to resign. Sitting as a one-man subcommittee, McCarthy also planned to ques- Printing Office to find out why lion an official of the Government Rothschild was kept on the GPO Dayroll for years after charges of Communist activity were made against him. S. Preston Hipsely. QPO personnel director, was the scheduled witness. McCarthy also planned io ques- .ion E. C. Mellor, secretary of a oyalty board which, the senator said, recommended only last month gainst dismissal of Rothschild. Huge Cell McCarthy said previous testimony demonstrates a Communist cell Was formed in the huge government printing plant as early .s 1938. There also is evidence, IB said, that secret documents ave been stolen from the plant. Rothschild, told by McCarthy esterday there Is testimony he tole a code book and other secret ata, refused to admit or deny It n the ground that his replies light tend to incriminate him. Previously, in secret testimony lade public by the subcommittee, le bookbinder machine operator aid he had access to secret docu- icnts but never took any. McCarthy said Hipsley, Ihe GPO ersonnel director, was acting hairman of a loyalty board which eld hearings on Rothschild in 1949. Rothschild ultimately was cleared —although, McCarthy said, the 1 BI had 40 persons wrio could have estified the bookbinder engaged in ommunist activities. Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton Open High Low (SlO'f OCt 3340 3342 3339 3C39 Dec • 3360 3360 3355 3355 Mar 3380 3380 3378 3378 May 3376 3316 3372 3372 N«w Orleans Cotton Open High Low Close Oct 3336 3336 3335 3335 Dec 3355 3377 3342 3352 Mar 3316 3311 3374 3374 May . 3371 3371 33G4 3384 Chicago Corn HIGH LOW CLOSE Sep 1ASV, 1.47 1.47>/4 Deo 1.37% 1.3454 Chicago Whear HIGH LOW CLOSE Sep 1.86i/ 4 1.81"i 1.8114 Dec 1.93% 1.87 1.871/4 Chicago Soybeans HIGH LOW CLOSE Sep 2.46 2.41% 2.43Vi Nov 2.39 >/j 2.36% 2.37 Jan 2.42 2.39 2.39>/ 2 Mar 2.42% 2.41 J4 2.41 </ t New York Stocks A T and T Amer Tobacco .. Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola ren Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward Y Central nt Harvester C Penney Republic Steel .... ladio ocony Vacuum ... tudebaker — tandard o£ N J ... 'exas Corp 55 3-8 ears 59 S Steel 31 1-4 ou Pac 43 1-4 , 154 . 15 1-2 . 32 1-8 . 50 . 63 . 109 1.-2 . 76 . 58 . 58 3-8 . 22 5-8 . 28 1-4 . 70 1-4 . 48 . 23 1-8 . 34 5-8 28 GIFTS (Continued from Page 1) man In Jnckson, Mhs, gave t!5 and Harry Barnes of Memphis contributed $25. Pour church groups provided tlii. They are (he Osoeola Church of Christ, $25- the Wilson Church of Christ, $25; the Wilson Baptist Church. $100; and the Golden Lake Sunday School. $5. Employes of the Delta Ice Plant In Wilson contributed a total of 117 nnd Mrs, Dora Mervell collected $40 from other Wilson residents. Robert Stout of Armorel gave $50! W. S. Dobsoii of Bly- thevllle, $5; Mrs, c. M. Alexander of Wikon. $5; J. E. Morgan of Golden Lake. $u ; Km i Lige Bollman of Wilson. $5. Mrs. Ann Goad, who contributed $5, collected the following gifts from Grlder residents; Joan Goad, $2; James Garner, $1; Louis Gillispie, $1, C, E. Goad. $5; W. E. Spencer, M: W. E. Gillisple, tl; Clyde.Whistle. $5; Jacobs and McMath, $10; Earl Gillispie. $1; Clifford Glllispie, SI; and Lucky Smallwood, 50 cents. Bentley Rhodes, chief of the Wilson Fire Department, said yesterday that he and Owen Sadler, Wilson manager of Arkansas Power and Light Co., had completed an investigation of the fire and found that 30-amphere fuses had been used in 15-ampere circuits, causing an overload. POLITICS (Continued from Page 1) .ivestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, II I— (USDA)—Hogs 6,000; active a inds; barrows and gilts 200 Ib U 0-50 higher; lighter weights OWS 25-50 higher; 200-250 Ib 26.00 0; top 26.15 sparingly; som ilxed weights 230-250 ib 25.75-85 Iso some 200 Ib hogs at 25.85 eavy hogs scarce; load 335 1 3.50; choice 180-190 Ib 25.25-75 .0-170 Ib 23.00-25.25; 120-140 1 20.25-22.75; good early clearance sows 400 Ib down 21.16-23.25; hcav ier sows 19.25-21.00. Cattle 3,500, calves 1,600; open Ing slow; little done on steers an. heifers; .few commercial and gooi kinds about steady at 16.00-20.50 cows opened near steady to loca Interests; big packers taiddin lower; few luility and commercia cows 10.50-12.50; few at 13.00; can ners and cutters 7.50-10.50; bull, and vealers steady; utility nni commercial 11.50-14.00; canner am reduction in Ihe Air Force ap- iroprialton. He said the United States did nol legotiate a truce from a position if strength and should build its 73 1-4 air power rather than reduce it. Cherry followed McMath, opening his remarks wilh: "Is Ihere anyone else in the audience who would like to say a few words?" Curtailing his prepared speech. Cherry said the 1953 Fiscal Code probably would become the most important piece ol legislation adopted in Arkansas. POWs [Continued from P«ge 1) home Saturday. They will makp the two-week trip from Inchon to San Francisco on the troopship Marine Adder. 490 lo Be Freed The Communists said 450 Allied prisoners would be repatriated from North Korea Thursday. The Kroup will incHule fiO Americans, 80 British and 300 Solilli Koreans. In addition to the 15 Americans freed Wednesday, the Communists returned 75 British and 30fi South Koreans, raisinR the total in 15 days lo 6,083 of the 12.763 Allied soldiers the Beds said they held. Moving back to life under Com- immisi rule were 002 shouting flag- waving North Koreans, the smallest Rroup of Reds yet delivered by the U.N. Command. Transfer of Reds from prison camps off South Korea to the mainland has been hampered by typhoon weather and the U.N. Command said it would be unable to return more prisoners until Saturday, when It will hand over the usual 2,400. K2CN Three Reasons Why... it will pay you to install Natural Gas NOW Natural Gas Is Clean Natural Gas is the cleanest of all healing fuels. It burns without smoke or odor. Leaves carpets, drapes and household decorations spotless and clean. Natural Gas Is Dependable Natural Gas is always ready for Instant use at the turn of a valve, and is not subject to Interruption by wind, storm and weather. Natural Gas Is Modern .The use of Natural Gas for house heating is constantly growing, because Natural Gas Is widely recognized as the most modern method of heating. by having your Natural Gas piping installed now. You Can Save Money Good weather cuts down on labor costs, and you save the difference. You'll save again — all winter long — using this dependable, economical heating fuel Call us for free estimate on piping your home for Natural Gas. We'll finance the entire job. 12 to 36 months lo pay. \ Ark-Mo Power Co. Dell Church of Christ To Conduct Revival John G. Bills of San Diego. Calif., will deliver a series of sermons at a revival beginning at 8 p. m. tomorrow in the Church of Christ at Dell. The revival will continue through Aug. 30. with services beginning at 8 o'clock each night. Dr. William Owen Kamed to Staff Of Hospital Here Dr. William M. Owen has replaced Dr. Louis F. Hubener on the staff of Blytheville Hospital, it was announced today. Dr. Owen, with 25 years prac- ,ice at Armorel, went to Bull Shoals as medical superintendent during construction of the govern- nent dam there. Following completion of the dam. he went to Av». Ho., to re-enter general practice, rle comes to the hospital staff here "rom Ava. A graduate of Loyola Medical College. Dr. Owen now makes his iome at 1506 West Hearn Street with his wife, the former (VIlss M:\rguerile Matthews of Blytbe- vile. Dr. Hubener has taken a leave of absence from the hospital to continue medical studies in a specialized field. (Continued from Pace 11 and approaches an electrical half- wave length. "This, coupled with the ground system gives 10,000 watt and better efficiency, Realiizng that this territory is largely agricultural, we now plan lo begin broadcasting with the Increased power at 4 o'clock each morning, offering im early program ;0f weather Information, news and i other general Information of In- jterest to farmers. The increased j power will bring thousands of square mile into the normal listening area of KLCN and will serve thousands of additional people." The power Increase is slated to take place at 11 a. m. Saturday during a celebration to be conducted In the Rltz Theater. The free program at the theater will begin at 10 a. m., according to station officials. The switch Involved In Increasing the power will be made during the program, with not over 60 seconds of time elapsing during the change from 1,000 lo 5,000 watts. Mr. Sudbury also operates station KNBY in Newport, and plans to offer some regional programs utilizing both the Blytheville and Newport stations as a network to increase coverage of North Arkansas. Southern Missouri and West Tennessee, 111? (Continued from Ftf* 1> and enlarged educational protrtm. More post exchanges will oK« more stocks of msrchandlst. Mort men will so on "B «nd »." The sports program -will boom. On the Eastern Front, th« U. I. 45th Infantry Division la plinnlnf to build a "Thunderblrd Bowl," i recreation area seating 20.000 spectators for basketball, badminton, tennis and boxing. It's th» br»in- chlld of Maj. Oen. P. D. Olnder, commander of the Thunderblrd DI- vision. Other divisions have pimilar plans. In the words of one awed eorporal: "The folks at home Just ain't going to believe It when I tell them about It." Negro Deaths Negro Held For Shooting culler bulls 8.00-11.00; few prime vealers 25.00; good and choice 17.00-23.00; utility and commercial 11.00-16.00. Sheep 1.400; opening steady: choice to prime spring Iambs 23.5024.50; some sales 23.50 not well sorted; little done early on lower grades; slaughter ewes 3,00-4.50. James Lewis, 77-year-old Negro, is being held in the Pemlscot County Jnil at. Caruthcrsville on charges of fellnous assault In connection with the shooting of his wife, Mary, 37, Monday night at Cooler, according to Deputy Sheriff Richard Pankey. Mary Lewis, shot in the left hand, shoulder and breast with a shotgun, was to be released from the Hayti Hospital today after treatment of the wounds, hospital officials said. After the shooting that stemmed out of family difficulties, Lewis was arresled by county officers south of Caruthersville yesterdaj morning, Deputy Pankey said. Jimmy Furlough Services for Jimmy Furlough, 39, who died at the home of his father on John Stevens Farm at Dell yesterday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at New Galilee Church at Dell by Rev. T. J. James. Burial will be in New Galilee Cemetery with Home Funeral Home in charge. Survivors include his wife. Essie Furlough; a son. LeRoy Furlough; a daughter, JacKie Furlough; his parents, Jim and Mardred Furlough; and.a brother, Booker T. Furlough all of Dell. Blaze Damages Wilson Tavern WILSON—A roof fire resulted In estimated damage of $500 to tht Wilson Tavern here yesterday. Fire Chief Bentley Bhodea «ald the blaze was caused by an ftlec- tric motor m the storage room of the Tavern. Most of the damage was caused by smoke, he laid. The fire was discovered by W. J. Casey, nightwatchman, whlla h« was making his rounds. Beating Victim Leaves Hospital T. M. Merriwether of Memphis was dismissed from Walls Hospital this morning following treatment for two broken ribs received Thursday night when he aaid two prisoners beat him In the county Jail here. Mr. Merriwether said h« was beaten while awaiting trial on a charge of driving while Intoxicated. The prisoners, who denied th» beating, were transferred to «ep- arate cells the next day. -FOR RENT- A Fine New Home Located at 1040 W. Ash Street, this home will be for rent on August 20th. 3 bedrooms, large living room, dining room, breakfast room and ba(h. GE automatic baseboard heal, GE electric dishwasher, disposall and sink. Two attic fans. Fine carpets, Venetian shades and draperies are includad. Call or see G. G. HUBBARD at Hubbard Furniture Company. Save money from the word go in a F ROM the first quick getaway, you're money ahead with CMC's Truck Hydra- Matic. No longer do you waste gas on shilling mistakes-or unnecessary engine "gunning." You're automatically gaited for any load or road need. Truck Hydra-Malic cushions * your engine, axle and drive line from shock-loading punishment. Clulch troubles arc gone forever. Down go your maintenance * costs I These Hydra-Malic advantages team with CMC's new 105- horsepowcr engine that out- powers any other six in its field. Its super-high-comprcssion gives you extra "sock"—better mileage—from regular gasoline. And the price tag? You'll have to see it to believe how little it costs to put « moneysaving CMC to work (or you. Why not see us NOW? *StandarJ tyuipmtnt on Paclagi De/ivtry modtl\ optional •/ moderate txira ait an IS tthtr light-duty modtlt, r A General Motm VolM HORNER-WILSON MOTOR CO. 309 East Main Street - Telephone 2056 - You'll do berftr on o ui»d truck at your CMC dealer'i .

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