The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 15, 1954 · Page 8
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BLTTHETtLLE (ARK.) OOtSHItR KIWI Weary Queen Gets To London; Hears Cheers of Millions LONDON (AP) — Weary but happy, Queen Elizabeth <&tm kome today to Old London and the cheers of millions. ' &«r 6-aoath, globe-girdling tour of the Commonwealth ended in rtptures of welcome. Prom the deck of the royal yacht Britannia as it inched by tJhe Tower of London, the 26-year-old monarch caught sight of her mother aiQOBg *t* yelling crowds on the pier and waved A cheery greeting. Prince Charles and flaxen-haired Prmoess Anne, who joined the ship at Tobnrit, "leaned over the rail alongside the Queen and her husband, the Duke' of Edinburgh, and waved too as tug whistles tooted e welcome home. The Queen photographed the wel- camera trip in- pier. His father pulled ,him back. Prime Minister Churchill, who went aboard last night, joined the royal family on the saluting platform when the ship neared the Tower. He sat on a chair and rested his hands on a walking- stick. Later, he left the yacht at the pier and returned to 10 Downing St., still wearing a. white yachting cap. Queen Mother Elizabeth -and Princess Margaret went aboard the Britannia, stooped and kissed the two children, and then went out of view for a private reunion with com«. to wind up her r«cord of a 50.000-mile tended to strengthen the bonds of j the Queen and Duke, •mpire. Millions of Britons •warmed cliffs and banks along *« River Thames to watch the Britannia's 50-mile trip to London from the sea. ... River Jammed •hips and boats, jammed with m*n, 'women and children waving ttoeir welcome, dotted the river. Royal Air Force jet plane* whooshed past in an official salute. London- pulsated with excitement that rivalled the atmosphere of coronation day last June. Yotmg women io the London crowds sat on the shoulders of m«e and avidly described the river scenes for them. Hundreds jam- mi&g bridges along the route were •usable to see. But they joined in wild cheering. Children waved Union Jacks and shouted with their parents "aren't they lovely." Queen Elizabeth, who lost weight during ttie trip and had a work- worn look, stood on the saluting pl*%fc#m above the Britannia's bridge for 2 hours-and 20 minutes, wi*fe her husband at her side, during Hie royal yacht's 12-knot progress up the Thames. She wae a slim figure in pink, with a Cambridge blue headscarf, protected from the cold wind by fee gteae aides of the platform, sky was overcast. . Prtoo* Excited In OM excitement, little Prince MCCARTHY (Continued from Page 1) ov»r the rail a* the 4,715-ton three- pulled alongside Tower rttW OFFICER - Clem D. ITohoaon, of Boanoke, Vau, ii ft* MW president of the tt. S. <3Mmb<r of Commerce. He wa* gboeea to wocaod Richard L. fiowdNch at tbt orgaoiwtkm% convention. camp, who asked not to be quoted by name, said his group is likely to ask that herman Adams, Brownell, Lodge and others be subpoenaed, if the silence ban remains. Mundt said that while the subcommittee could issue subpoenas for those who attended the Justice Department conference, he thinks there is a legal question whether any of them can be compelled to tell what went.on. Wouldn't Ask What Ike Said He said that if any pf them were acting "in their capacity as advisers to the President" he doubts that a congressional committee could cross over into the executive field and extract information about their policy discussions. McClellan agreed to some extent with this, saying that he "wouldn't ask them to say what the President told them." With the conference issue set aside until Monday, John Adams underwent a grilling on the stand yesterday that led Mundt to a final conclusion that . neither he nor Stevens had proved any charges against Carr up to March 12. That was the date on which memoranda from the McCarthy investigating committee's files were released, bearing 1 charges against Adams and Stevens. Carr signed several of these and Adams said that made him "reevaluate" instances of the past in "which he said at the time he hadn't believed Carr was exerting undue pressure to get favors for Schine. Observing he had the feeling Carr was acting as an agent for Conn, Adams said: "It is wrong for an agent to transmit threats. Carr's memoranda are patently false, to my knowledge." Mundt said this indicated the Army was making "new charges" against Carr, since the memoranda weren't covered in its formal cmoplaint to the committee. While Mundt said it was permissible for either side to bring in new charges, he told Adams as to the old chargec: "I don't think the Army should take the position that Mr. Carr is a crook or that he did anything improper without our being told what he did tiiat was improper." COTTON SEED FOR REPLANTING STATE CERTIFIED EMPIRE, D&PL 15 And FOX Chemically DtNflted 15 C p 0 "^ Fottor Gtrmtimtiofft 1800 West Main Phon« PO. 3-6856 Attention Farmers We Are Authori*ed Dealers For FUNK'S 0-HYBRID SEED CORN lee the New 4*Row Power Lift Burch Rotary Hoe Before You Buy Byrum Imp. Co. 114-1 IB I. Main Phone 3*4404 Obituary Services for Donnie Dale Austin, 31. of Blythevilie who died at the Little Rock Veterans hospital yesterday after a five-month illness, will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p. m. at the Full Gospel Tabernacle by the Rev. M. D. Mabry. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery with Cobb Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Austin was born in Blythe- vilie and lived here most of his life. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Austin of Bly- thevilie; two ' -others, Ray and Bill Austin, both of Blythevilie; and a sister, Mrs. Seminola Gordon of Chicago, 111. Pallbearers will be Charley Haynes, Owen Ulm, Curt Bartholomew, Burl Miller, Leo Woldon and James Weir. Jack Lawrence Curtis. 19, of Steele, Mo., is being held in Osceola County Jail on a charge of grand larceny in connection with taking tires off a pick-up truck parked at the old river shute northeast of Wilson Thursday night, according to Sheriff William Berryman. Curtis was arrested in Steele, after midnight the same "night by Pemiscot County Deputy Sheriff- Clyde Olan on information from the sheriff's office here. He still had two of the tires in his possession when arrested after having disposed of two at the Arkansas-Missouri state line, officers said. TURN IT OFF—Construction crews in York Beach, Me., don't mind radio programs or conversations on two-way radios. They put up this warning sign because dynamite can sometimes be set off by the radio signal of a passing car. Some frequencies have reportedly set oft a charge prematurely as far away as 400 feet •leavily armortd! null tnd turret art taoh east in ontj | piect, with contours s I o p t d to deflect ] shells and give crew maximum safety. Additional firepower from I .3Q-caliber and .50-caliber machine guns which can be loaded, aimed and| fired from inside tank wit hout exposing any crew member. Manned by crew of five I '—a tank commander,! gunner, loader, assist ant | loader and driver. Powered by powerful 810-horsepower, 12-c y I i n d e r, air. cooled engine. >v Sunday punch is long- barrel, high, velocity, 120-mm. gun, heaviest fire-power ever included in a production tank in this country. [Extreme mobility and ease of opera- [tiori despite its jgreat size and weight of 60 tons. •pjPJBngnpjBJBjn|||QpMIPJB9IIV'* uv *.£»* 7 - >'<rw*vihw'.v»»a«« v s.v r wN> "* ••» —• - —- — WRAPS ARE OFF-Photodiagram above shows the long-secret T-43 tank, just unveiled at GhrVsler's Newark : Del, tank plant. It's the nation's newest and biggest military tank with Sower to outslug any tank in the world today. Designed by Army Ordnance and Chrysler engineers at the Detroit Arsenal, the T-43 has been in production at the Newanc plant for more two y&S. The giant completes an entirely new series of U. S. tanks, designed Since World War II which includes the T-tt light tank and the. Patton T-48 medium. INDOCHINA (Continued from Page 1) the war, as both Dulles and top French officials have pointed out, is Chinese Communist help to the Vietminh rebels. This has assured their training and equipped them with artillery and other weapons to make possible their transformation into regular troops. That has changed the character of the war in Indochina. Asst. Secretary of State Livingston Merchant, whose primary concern is European policy, said in a speech at Richmond, Ind., last night that, the Far Eastern crisis should not be permitted to divert American attention from the fact that Soviet power in Europe constitutes "a main threat to the security of Europe and to ourselves." French - American cooperation within the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is one of the basic elements of security gainst Soviet power in Europe. And American authorities concerned with maintaining this cooperation have been deeply, disturbed over the possibilities of trouble arising out of the Far Eastern crisis. Forfeit Speeding Bonds Herbert Odell Porshee, Herbert Allen Kinney, Dorothy Pike and Delbert Pete Baxter, all forfeited $10 bonds in Municipal Court this morning on charges of speeding. The heroes of World War I are not all found on the human roster. The part played by horses, mules. camels, oxen and dogs is well known. Pigeons flew messages. Canaries and white mice, because of their sensitivity to impure air, were carried in submarines, and cats, geese and other creatures served as mascots in the various regiments. Illness Cancels Bishop's Visit Because of the illness of the Rt. Hev. R. Bland Mitchell, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of.Arkansas, special services scheduled to be conducted at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church here Sunday night have been cancelled, the Rev. W. J. Fitzhugh, priest in charge, announced today. A confirmation service for congregations of both St. Stephen's and Calvary Church in Osceola was to have been conducted by the bishop, with an open house following at the palish house. Native Hiring Program Cited WASHINGTON WP)—Sen. Ferguson (R-Mich) said today a U.S. Air Force experiment in hiring foreign natives at overseas bases and installations "is paying off in triple benefits." By employing more than 200,000 natives in France. England, Germany. Japan and elsewhere in non- CQnibat., "housekeeping" type jobs. Ferguson, said the Air Force "has released 30.000 airmen for combat or other important duties, greatly reduced costs and built goodwill." Cars Collide Here Mrs. Dan Wallace and Mrs. Jane Grunaw were involved in a traffic accident at 1526 West Main Thursday afternoon causing some damage to both cars, City Police reported this morning. No Chairs Originally, wooden or metal chests were used in place of chairs, which were considered^, a luxury at the time, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. Th« BIGGEST selling job In town Here in the classified section of your newspaper .. . you meet personally those people who are really in tht •arket for what yo« have to offer. They read votir message because thew want to hire or be hired, to buy, sell, to rent , or to do you a service. Within minutes after your paper appears YOU GET RESULTS THROUGH THE WANT ADS! Ads plactd btfort S p.m. will appear next day, txctpt for Monday's paptr whtn ads mutt bo placed by noon Saturday. All classified advertising payable in advance. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS IKE (Continued from Page 1). from which jet planes and aircraft capable of carrying atomic bombs can be launched. Biggest of the armed forces parades scheduled for today was that in the national capital—a four- mile procession of marching men and rolling equipment of war. At Boiling Air Force Base—one of the first military aviation fields established—acres of guns, missiles, gadgets and even a hospital train were assembled for the taxpayer to see where his money goes in the effort for national defense. Board Urges $150 Million For Rail Men WASHINGTON (#)—A presidential emergency board today recommended granting health-welfare, vacation a»i froHfry Jtt? benefits worth 150 million dollars annually to one million railroad employes. The board turned down other demands made by the 15 rail unions "in the case, most of them AFL. The board, at the same time, approved a number of rail management demands. The emergency board was named by President Eisenhower last December to head off a possible nationwide rail strike. The unions had made no pay increase demands but confined their program to "fringe" requests. The cas« has been in negotiation for a year. Today's report to the White House was the culmination of the board's study. The unions involved are "non- operating"—that is, made up of railway workers who do not actually operate trains. Included are yard, clerical, maintenance and construction workers. These were the board's principal recommendations for a settlement 1. Hospital, medical and surgical benefits for employes financed jointly by employes and carriers. The unions had asked for inclusion of family members in the benefits and that costs be paid solely by employers. 2. An extra week of annual vacation for employes with 15 years or more service. The present maximum vacation time for .15-year employes is two weeks. 3. Pay for holidays not worked. Employes now get time and a half way when they work a holiday. Negro Deaths Three contributions of equipment and shrubs have been made to Chickasawba Hospital here, it was announced today by John Cherry, hospital administrator. A 15 by 20-foot concrete ramp for the ambulance entrance was given by Holt Funeral Home and Cobb Funeral Home and a nine- cubic-foot blood bank refrigerator has been donated by Arkansas-Missouri Power Co. Shrubs for the hospital grounds were given by Dr. Joe Beasley, Dr. Weldon Rainwater and Dr. W.' W. Workman. Ella Patterson Services for Ella Patterson, 74, who died Wednesday at the home of her granddaughter on Knowles 1 Street, will be conducted at 1 p.m. tomorrow at. True Light Baptist Church by Rev. J. W. Speight, pastor. Burial will be in Burton Spur Cemetery with Caston Funeral Home in charge. Survivors include a granddaughter, Ollie.Mae Cherry and a sister, Fannie Byrd. Larry Love Services for Larry Love, 9-month- old son of Doll Holbert ,of Blythe- vilie, were conducted "this afternoon at the Home Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. C. S. Sharkley. Burial will be in Burton Spur Cemetery. He is survived by his mother, two sisters, Betty Jean Holbert and Janie Lee Holbert. both of Bly- thevilie; and a brother Oliver Lee Haynes of Blytheville. YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE OSCEOLA SUNDAY & MONDAY MAY 16 & 17 «* ALICE KELLEY-BRETT HALSEY-ALAN MOWBRAY for COURIER NEWS in Osceola, call BILLY BEALL, 567-M McCarthy Probe Headlines Hit WASHINGTON (/P) — Republican National Chairman Leonard W. Hall says he would like to see thj McCarthy-Army hearing ended "because it is taking attention away from the Eisenhower program." in the headlines more constructive so far as the Eisenhower program is concerned," Hall told newsmen yesterday after closed sessions of the GOP Executive Committee. The group in a one-day gathering adopted a resolution endorsing the "achievements of the Eisenhower administration and tht Republican 83rd Congress," and authorized Hall to fix a time and place for a full National Committee meeting in the Midwest in late August or early September. M'Carthy-Hearing Gets TV Sponsor NEW YORK W»)—The St. Loui* Post-Dispatch has become the first commercial sponsor of the televised -Army-McCarthy hearings in Washington. The newspaper, which operates its own TV station, is buying time on another outlet to do so. The Dumont network announced yesterday that its affiliate station WTVI in St. Louis, Mo. has sold sponsorship of the afternoon telecast to the newspaper. The price was .not disclosed. In St. Louis, the Post-Dispatch said there will be no interruptions of the hearings for commerical announcements. Cotton Carnival Parade To Include BHS Band Blythevilie High School's 85-piece band will be in Memphis today where they will march in the Cotton Carnival parade tonight. Band Director Robert Lipscomb will accompany band members, who will use two buses and a number of private cars to make the trip. AH Sizes Budor Porch Shades 3 FT. to 12 FT. Hubbard & Son FURNITURE MOX -Theatre- On West Main St. In Blythevilie Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat,. Sun. 1:00 On Our Wide-Vision Metallic Screen • ••••V»*»f4»MWWfH»«WHVB| SATURDAY Double Feature -AND— Urti Mm pnaat»SSafcr to* Cop* Fwhfa Cartoon and Serial! "Return Of Capt. Marver SAT. OWL SHOW 11:30 date STEVENS jora HOLDER Cartoon and Serial "SECRET CODE" Sun. & Mon. Double Feature —AND- Loretta YOUNG Cartoon & Short

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