The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 20, 1954 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 20, 1954
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(SHOT.) OOUMER THURSDAY, HAT », IWi House Committee Security Proposals WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ways and Means Committee late yesterday approved most of President Eisenhower's proposals for expanding social security coverage. And today it turned to White House requests for higher benefits, with another okay generally expected. In* committee lined up yesterday behind proposal* .to make more Hun fteven million persons who are excluded now eligible for federal retirement and death benefit insurance. The committee obviously was in «, mood to extend the system, now covering iome 70 million persons, to almost all the nation's working Commodity And Stock Markets- Ntw York Cotton (11:M (natations) Open Hi£h Low Close July , 3436 3437 3428 3431 Oct 3421 3422 3417 3420 Dec 3425 3425 3421 3423 Mch. 3439 3440 3436 3437 Open Hifh Low Close July 3433 3433 3427 3428 Oct 3422 3422 3417 3417 Dec. <, 3423 3423 3421 3421 3441 3441 3437 3437 Chic«g* Soybeans July .... 365% 366^2 358 358% Sept .... 274 274V* 270% 270% Nov '.... 252% 252% 2491/4 249% Jan .... 254% 255% 252% 252% Chic«f» Wheat July .... 195 196 193% 195Vi Sept .... 198% 199ft 197ft 198% Chkflf • Corn July ...'. 154% 154% 153ft 153% Sept ....150ft 150ft 149 1 /* 149% Ntw Ytrk Stocks (IX: 41 fvetatlMM) A T and T 168 Amer Tobacco 63 Anaconda Copper 35 Beth Steel 66 Chrysler. 61 Coca-Cola .. i 119 Gen Electric , ,,,..., ... v ,.. 115 Gen. Motors 69 Montgomery Ward .. .„ 63 N Y Central .. 23 Int Harbester ".. 31 Republic Steel 58 Radio 27 Socony Vacuum 43 Studebaker Standard of N J Texas Corp 74 Sears . . U S Steel 61 48 Sou Pacific .. • 43 5-8 3-8 5-8 1-4 1-: 3-4 1-4 3-8 5-8 3-8 3-8 7-8 5-8 1-4 1-2 1-2 1-8 3-4 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, HI., Uft— (USDA) — Hogs 11.500; dull, unevenly 50-1.00 lower: mostly 751.00 lower than yesterday, including sows and boars; late trade somewhat stronger than early on light hogs; bulk 180-220 Ib 27.00-25; popular price 27.00 but sizable sprinkling late 27.10-25: bulk 230240 Ib 26.25-75: 240-270 Ib 25.7526.25; 270-300 Ib 24.75-25.75: 150-170 1 D26.50-27.5; sows 400 Ib down 21-25-22.50; heavier sows 19.50-21.00; boars 16.00-20.00. Cattle 2,000. calves 1,000; trading slow with A few small tots and individual head of good and choice steers and heifers about steady at 18.50-23,00; cows finding fairly active sale at fully steady prices; utility and commercial cows 13.0015.00; few 15.50; canners and cutters mostly 10.00-13.00; bulls strong to 50 higher, the advance mainly on weighty commercial offerings: -utility and commercial bulls 14.0016.00; cutter bulls largely 12.0013.50; vealers steady; few prime 27.00; good and choice 21.00-25.00; commercial and low good 15.0030.00. 100-foot- ument Repute* H wat force. The committee so far has voted to add about 270,000 more persons than Eisenhower requested. Compulsory coverage was voted yesterday for about 3,600,000 farm operators and about 500,000 doctors, lawyers, dentists, engineers, accountants and other professional groups—despite strong opposition by some, notably the American Medical Assn. Members said the closed-door vote to bring in doctors was 12-8. Coverage Extended And the committee voted to make coverage available for about 3,200,000 state and local government employes who have been excluded because they already have smoe sort of local retirement system. Under the new proposal, they could have both. To corne under the federal system, a majority of state and local employes in any separate group would have to participate in a referendum, and two-thirds of those voting would have to agree. Then coverage would be compulsory for all in that group. The requirement that a majority must participate in the referendum was not included in the administration bill, but administration officials said they did not oppose it. The committee also voted to include firemen and policemen, who were not included in the administration bill. The committee deferred action on an administration- request to provide compulsory coverage for about 2,600,000 farm laborers now j excluded. But It is expected to approve that step, after working out technical details. 'the time: "Nothing is personal and confidential to me when it concerns spies and the welfare of our country. I wish I could get a copy." In a recess shortly thereafter, he wrote, "some eavesdropper" handed him a copy. Winchell wrote that he immediately contacted Hoover, and told him of possessing the copy. Winchell recounted: "The top G-man appeared angry. 'Where did you get it?' he demanded. " 'I can't tell you, Mr. Hoover.' we said. 'I just want to know if I make it public will you arrest me?' "With the grimmest tones he ever used on me, he replied, 'yes.' " Winchell told The Associated Press this conversation took place ns the two dined together. He said he later consulted other government officials, whom he didn't name, but with indefinite results. Cadillac Sto/tn Htrt Dr. James L. Guard of 633 West Main, reported his 1951 four-door black Cadillac stolen from under the carport of his home last night sometime after 8. The automobile carried an Arkansas license plate number 269144, and had a bag of golf clubs in the trunk and two pairs golf shoes in the car. he said. Swim Nipptd Senate Groups Will Study Red Trade Issue Will View Relaxed Bant with Red China I ridges Says Probe By JACK BELL WASHINGTON Uft — Chairman Bridges (R-NH) said today the Senate Appropriations Committee will make a "searching inquiry" into the extent to which free world allies have agreed to relate bans on trade with Red China. Bridges' plan for an investigation of this issue carne after Sen. McCarthy (R-Wis) told the Senate yesterday it would be "criminal folly" not to cut off U aid to nations which ship "the sinews of military and economic strength" to the Communists. McCarthy had barely finished his floor address before Foreign Aid Administrator Harold E. Stassen shot back with a statement that what the senator said was "fantastic, unbelievable and untrue."_ ' Stassen- Speaks Stassen. who has tangled with McCarthy before, said, "We are steadily building for peace under President Eisenhower's leadership." And In an obvious reference to McCarthy's televised tangle with Army officials. Stassen declared, "Sen. McCarthy is frantically reaching for diversionary headlines after the sorry spectacle of hi srecord in recent hearings." McCarthy, in what he said was a "painful and unpleasant" discussion of Republican "shortcomings," called for the listing by Stassen of "every type of material which we have agreed that our allies can ship to our enemies." Bridges said in an interview today that the appropriations group, which passes on foreign aid funds, "already has taken cognizance of Stasuuen's statements indicating a weakening of the ban on trade with the Reds." "We will want to go into this matter very thoroughly and see that the aid we are giving, or its equivalent, is not directly or indirectly filtering into Communist hands," he said. Conscience Money ' HARRISBURG (/P)—WelJon B. Heyburn, state treasurer, has turned over some $58 in conscience money to the general fund. From Hancock, N. Y., he got $35 with a note saying "conscience debt;" $10 came from Meadville, Pa., with a notation "conscience fund" and $13 came from York, Pa., without notation. MOLINE. 111. (#)— A 16-year-old youth, attired in swim trunks and greased from head to foot, was ready to swim across the Mississippi River to collect a pool put up by a group of his High School classmates. He was poised on the river bank when his father arrived and took him home. When the Roman youth reached the age of 16, he exchanged his purple-bordered toga for a white one. called the toga of manhood. CARD CAME—That's a "Kissing Card" David Abels, of Topeka, Kan., is holding over his mouth—and incidentally, over his wiry beard. Topeka is currently celebrating its 100th anniversary and for the occasion, many men are letting their beards grow and are wearing old-time costumes. Most wives, however, are wary of the scratchy beards. Idea of the card is to cover the beard so the good wife will not object to kissing her husband. "OPEN WIDER. PLEASE"—Five-day-old Darlene Lois Klawon, of Cleveland, Ohio, is a toothsome morsel of h'umanity. She was born with two teeth and it was decided she'd be better, off without them. So here's Dr. Weldon G. Blodgette, preparing to yank the choppers. South Koreans Hold Assembly Election Today SEOUL (/?)— Koreans from crowded, bomb-wrecked cities and shell- pocked farms trekked to polling booths today to vote for a new South Korean National Assembly. The election has been called an off-year test of President Syngman Rhee's popularity. Rhee and his wife were among the first to cast ballots in Seoul this morning. An estimated eight million ballots were case before the polls .closed at 5 p.m.. and it may be two days before complete returns are in. Good weather helped bring out a heavy vote. Despite cries from the independent and opposition blocs of police intimidation and interference and equally strong denials by government authorities of such activity, the voting appeared to be peaceful. The nation is under an emergency police alert. Rhee's Liberal party says it expects to win 110 of 203 Assembly seats. The major opposition Democratic Nationalists are pessimistic. They look for only 20 of their men to be elected. Rhee's forces hope to capture enough seats to gain a working majority in the legislature--something they have not had since 1952. ith the Courts CHANCERY— In reference — Disolution of the Shelton Motor Co., a corporation. Song Program Set Three choral groups will participate in a "song battle" Saturday night At 7:30 p.m. at the Gateway Temple Church. The groups are the Glory Ann Singers, the True Believers, both of Osceola, and the Jackson Sisters of Blytheville. The program is being sponsored by the ±tev. R. V. Jackson and Eldora Jackson to raise funds to build a new cnurch building. Obituary Tomorrow For Midtord Child Services for John Alien Medford, 15-months-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Medford, who died of pneumonia yesterday at the parents' home at 1605 West Vine, will be conducted at 10 a.m. tomorrow in Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. J. H. Melton, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery. In addition to the parents, survivors include two brothers, Jerry Lyrin and Jimmy Eugene, and a sister, Mltzi Ann. Chiang Is Inaugurated For 2nd Term TAEPEH, Formosa (JP) — Chiang Kai-shek began his second term as president of Nationalist China today with a call for more military and moral support and a strong alliance of anti-Communist Asian nations. Inauguration day was a festive occasion on this Nationalist Island despite the threat of Communist air attack from the nearby Red- held mainland. Thousands of exploding tire- crackers provided a noisy background as Chiang and Vice President Chen Cheng took the oath of office in a city hall built during the Japanese occupation. In a brief inauguration address,j Chiang declared that his Nationalist armies could recover the mainland of China if given a "reasonable amount of moral and material support from the free world and an! adequate supply of the implements of war." He also called on all Asian nations facing a threat of Red invasion to "establish on the Communist periphery a strong collective organization capable of collective action." Chiefs of all diplomatic missions here were in the audience. Also attending was U, S. Defense Secretary Charles E. Wilson and top American military and diplomatic representatives in Taipeh. Atom Scientists Defend Ousted AEC Advisor CHICAGO UP> — The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientist* l»sh«d out today at the government's suspension of the security clearance of Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer M "a breach of faith." The Bulletin, sponsored by a, number of scientists who pioneered development of the atomic bomb, took the unprecedented step of adding 16 -pages to ite May edition for a thorough discussion of the Oppenheimer case. Nearly two score of Oppenheimer's colleagues or friends expressed faith in his integrity and loyalty. , Oppenheimer is chairman 01 me Bulletin's Board of Sponsors. Oppenheimer, who guided the work of scientists contributing to the development of the A-bomb, was denied further access to classified material on the ground he associated with Communists in -the early days of World War H and later opposed development of the hydrogen bomb. The Bulletin's editorial board said in an editorial: "It seems to us • a breach of faith on the part of the government to call upon a man to assume such heavy responsibilities in full knowledge of his life history and then, after he has demonstrably done his best and given the most valuable services to the nation to use the facts to cast aspersions on his integrity. ..." Albert Einstein commented that "the systematic and ^widespread attempt to destroy mutual trust and confidence constitutes the severest possible blow against society." Named Top Marks man FAYETTEVILLE — Harold B. Perry of Wilson has received an Army ROTC award as .best freshmen marksman during annual awards ceremonies at the drill field held for, recognition of the outstanding Army and Air Force ROTC cadets of the University of Arkansas. Purchase Site A small park at the foot of Nevr York City's Broadway, Bowling Green, is the spot where, according to legend. Peter Minuit bought Manhattan Island from the Indians for $24 worth of trinkets. ( 406 W. Main Phone 3-4591 Final Clearance! LADIES SPRING TOPPERS Reg. $19" Topptrs Tappers M5 '13 Hurry-Shop and Save at Wards Smart White Suits... New all-over White Suits, available with contrasting blue or black slacks. . . Every young man wants one of these in his wardrobe. We have them in all sizes . . . and we guarantee a perfect fit. 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