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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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FRIDAY, MAY 21, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE TORI! Government Seeks Obituaries Large Expo By OVID A. MARTIN WASHINGTON (AP) — The government made a bid today for broadened export markets for livestock feed grains in an effort to reduce its 6 1/2-billion-dollar pile of farm surpluses. Corn, barley, oats and rye from government stocks will be offered for the time being to private ex porters at prices ranging from 10 to 15 cents a bushel below domestic market prices. These discounts ar edesigned to enable exporters to compete with grain being sold by other countries. The Agriculture Department, in announcing this program, placed no limitations on countries to which the grain could be sold. Mexico. may buy considerable corn. The department previously had placed wheat, butter, cheese, dried milk,' grain sorghums, cottonseed oil and f)axseed on a cut-rate basis for foreign buyers. Prices Too High Little American feed, grain has Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton (12:39 quotations) July ........ 3430 3430 3417 3419 Get ..... .... 3417 3417 3412 3412 Dec ...... ..3420 3420 3414 3417 Men ........ 3434 3436 3427 3432 New Orleans Cotton July ........ 3427 3427 3416 3416 Oci .1 ...... 3415 3415 3412 3412 Dec ........ 3419 3419 3414 3416 Men ........ 3435 3435 3430 3432 Chicago Soybeans July .... 355 35914- 348 Sept Nov Jan 270 250 350 270 274'/ 2 249 '/ 2 253% 252*4 256y 2 Chicago Wheat July .... 1943/4 197% Sept .... 198ft. 200% Chicago Corn July .... 153% 154%. Sept .... 149V 4 1503/8 1977, 153 ucy; 196 1991/4 New York Stocks O2:4f qatUMoMj A T and T 169 3-4 AmerTobacco 627-8 Anaconda Copper 36 5-8 Beth Steel 663-4 Chrysler 63 Coca-Cola 119 1-2 Gen Electric 119 1-4 Gen Motors 70 1-2 Montgomery Ward 63 7-8 N Y Central 233-4 Int Harvester 31 3-4 Eepublic Steel 58 1-4 Radio • , 28 1-8 Socony Vacuum 44 Studebaker 16 1-8 Standard of N J 88 3-4 Texas Corp 73 3-4 Sears 65 U S Steel 48' Sou Pac 44 3-8 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, HI. Gfl— (USDA)—Hogs 4,000; barrows and gilts unevenly 50-1.00 higher, mostly- 50-75 higher; trade active to shippers and but-chers; top 28.00 sparingly for few lots 190-220 Ib and also scattered smsl! lots 170180 Ib; bulk 180-230 Ib 2150-85; mostly 27.75-85 for weights under 220 Ib; very spotted on heavier hogs; 230-250 Ib 26.75-27.50; occasionally 27.75 on 230 Ib; 250-270 Ib 26.00-75; load 280 Ib 25.75; load 290 Ib 25.25; 150-170 Ib mostly 27.25-75; so 4 ws 25-50 higher, extremes more; bulk 400 Ib down 21.75-22.75; top 23.00 for moderate sprinkling; over 400 Ib largely 19.75-21.75. Cattle 700, calves 600; trading generally dull on small lots and individual head of butcher steers and heifers ; mostly commercial to low good 17.50-20.00; cows slow but \ mostly about steady in cleanup trading; utility and commercial cows 13.00-15.50; canners and cutters 10.00-13.00; bulls and vealers steady; utility and commercial bulls 14.00-15.50; few to 16.00; cutter bulls largely 12.00-14.00; good and choice vealers 21.00-25.00; few- prime to 27.00; commercial and low good vealers 15.00*20.00. been moving abroad because U. S. prices, propped up by government farm price support programs, are above world prices. The same situation applied in the case of dairy products, wheat, and the other products being offered at reduced prices. In making sales at such cut-rate prices, the government takes support programs and the prices it gets from exporters. In the case of corn, for example, the loss will be about 22 cents a bushel on the basis 01" current prices. Losses on wheat range from 41 to 51 cents a bushel. Butter is being ofi'ered for 35 cents below government cost. For the time being, corn, barley and rye will be .offered for export at 15 cents below the domestic price and oats at 10 cents below. These price discounts are subject to such changes as may be necessary to keep the export prices. in line with world prices. The government now owns about 392 million bushels of corn, 2,600,000 of uarley, 3,700,000 of oats and j 562,000 of rye. Additional quantities of these grains are stored under price support loans to growers and they may eventually wind up in government hands. Dresback Rites Are Conducted JOINER — Services for Mrs. Alta M. Dresback, 86. of Chelford were conducted Wednesday at Citizen's Funeral Home Chapel in West Memphis with burial in Forrest Hills Cemetery. Memphis. Rites were conuucted by the Rev. Franks of Forrest City. The Rev. E. E. Stevenson assisted. She was the widow of Thomas F. Dresback. one of the pioneer residents of South Mississippi County and was born in Christland, HI. Survivors include five daughters Mrs. Sue Nicholson. Chelford, Miss Nell Dresback, Chelford, Miss Mary Jane Dresback, Mrs. W. A. Kilpatrick, both of Memphis, and Mrs L. W. Stirewalt, Gilmore; and one Bayou. Blytheville Man Dies in Memphis Allen Barrett of Blytheville died early this morning at Baptist Hospital in Memphis after a. six week Mr. Barrett, §4, has lived in Blytheville for several years and was an insurance company representative. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. daughters. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time, but will be held in Batesville, Ark. Car Stolen In Chicago Found Here A 1953 Pontiac stolen in Chicago, HI., May 18, was located yesterday behind Kroger's Store when the city police were notified that a car had been parked there for more than a day. The ignition wires had been crossed in order to use the car without a key, officers- said this morning. A possible connection is seen by ;he police between the abandoned vehicle and the taking of Dr. J. L. Juard's car Wednesday night. It was a 1951 four door, black Cadillac with a bag of golf clubs in the ;runk. Dr. Guard's car has not been located at this time. Pravda Denies Charges LONDON W 3 )—Moscow's Pravda today denounced as "pure inven- ion and the imagination of a prim- .tive mind" U. S. assertions that 6,000 to 12,000 Russians took part in the Communist war effort in Korea. (Continued from Page 1) afeon. The French said they would go on with the slow, piecemeal shuttle in hopes some improvement might be worked out at the Geneva conference. The French continued to drop food and medical supplies to the 2,000 wounded in the captured northwest Indochina fortress. French planes continued to hammer rebel concentrations and convoys only 50 miles from the delta. The air strikes were concentrated on rebel units around Mocchau on provincial Route 41 along the Biack River. With The Court CIRCUIT— (Civil) — Haskell Graham vs. Ark-Mo Power Co. and Buck Roush, automobile accident damages, S3.250 (Criminal) — State of Arkansas vs. Howard Ward, burglary and grand larceny. State of Arkansas vs. Thomas Brimhall, burglary and grand larceny. State of Arkansas vs. Harold Reeves, burglary and grand larceny. State of Arkansas vs. Chester Lee Shepard, burglary. State of Arkansas vs. Earl Ward, burglary. 5 Sites Named Possible For AF Academy WASHINGTON W» — Sen. Capehart (R-Ind^ said today he has been informed that the choice of a location for the Air Force Academy has been narrowed to five sites. He said four of them are in Indiana, Michigan. California and . Colorado but did not know about the fifth one. He said Madison. Ind.. was "among the top three," without saying what the other two were. I Madison is on the Ohio River in southeastern Indiana. Capehart did not say where he got the information. However, he told newsmen he talked to Secretary of the Air Force Talbott this morning and urged favorable consideration of the Madison site. Capehart said he has been told the Air Force probably will announce its decision next week. There was no immediate Air Force comment. An air force site selection commission this week is finishing its job of inspecting scores of possible locations throughout the country. Under the law authorizing the Air Force to set up an academy Annapolis, Talbott must accept the commission's recommendation if it is unanimous. If the commission disagrees Talbott would be required to pick the" site from among the top three recommended. Steele Masons Plan Speciaj District Event STEELE, Mo. — In observance of the First Annual Homecoming Week in Steele. sponsored by the Steele "Junior Chamber' 'of ' Commerce, the Masonic Lodge is scheduling a roll call and memorial meeting next Thursday evening, it was announced today. General invitations have been sent to members of the Masonic order including all lodges in the 51st district, it was reported. Guest speaker for the event will be Harold* O. Grauel. grand senioi steward of the Grand Lodge of Missouri. He is head of the English Department of Southeast Missouri State College, Cape Girardeau. The Rev. Marvin E. Niblack and Phillip Koury will be in charge of the music for the meeting. The Masonic Hall will be open each afternoon of Home Coming Week and a guest book will be available for visitors' signatures. (Continued from Page 1) armistice in all three Associated States but also for political settlement on some issues before the armistice takes effect. The 1954 Studebakerfe advanced styling insures you Studebaker's aerodynamic design wins MCCARTHY (Continued from Page 1) to t«siify," McClellan said. Symington Wants All Public Sen. Symington (K-Mo) wrote Mundt last night, saying he wants the public, as well as the committee, to know what was in all the monitored telephone calls in* volving the principals in the case and committee members. Symington said he felt a "con- »ent" which Committee Counsel Ray Jenkins had asked him and other committee members to sign WAS unduly limited since it provided that transcripts of the calls might be turned over only to the Jenkins and attorneys for the op* posing sides. "I do not wish in any way, directly or remotely," he wrote Mundt, "to participate in any action which may result In withholding or creating the impression of withholding, any relevent evidence whatever from thie subcommittee or the public/' STUDEBAKER WINS SWEEPSTAKES AND 3 OTHER "FffiSTS" Highest gas mileage of any Sweepstakes winner in history! 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II lid" Chamblm, Owner Railroad t Ash Streets DYNAMITE FLOATING—Dynamite charges placed around and under the keel of the SS San Mateo Victory blast away rock formations which wedged in the merchant ship The freighter was grounded with three quarters oJ her weight resting on rock, oo Chejdu-do Island off the South Korean coast. Navy crews worked 32 days to free the vessel Russian Agent Who Fled Reds Testifies Today WASHINGTON t'/P) — A Russian secret agent who recently balked at carrying out an assassination assignment and instead gave himself up to the West was called to testify publicly today before the Senate Internal Security subcommittee. An interpreter was to translate Nikolai Knokhlov's story of how he was assigned by the Soviet secret police to assassinate an anti- Comunist leader in West Germany and how. instead, he tipped off his intended victim and asked for asylum in the West. Knokhlov has been permitted to enter this country temporarily under the auspices of the State Department. St. Louis Officers In Kidnape Case Are Sentenced KANSAS CITY UP) — Two St. Louis policemen who captured little Bobby Greeanlease's kidnapers were sentenced to prison today for lying to a federal grand jury about what happened to a record $600,000 ransom. Former Lieutenant Louis Shoulders, a veteran of 27 years on the police force, was sentenced to three years. Rookie Patrolman Elmer Dolan was given two years. What's in a Name? EBENSBURG, Pa.(>P)-Miss Veronica Oravec had to get a court order to get rid of her nickname. Her family called her Verna when she was small. She thought it was her true name until some questions popped up about her birth ceritfi- cate. The court order changed her registered nurse's license from Verna to Veronica. Fireman Sues Fireman Aiter Collision Here A BlythevIHe volunteer fireman filed a $3.250 suit in Circuit Court yesterday afternoon against Ark- Mo Power Co. and one of its em- ployes—who also is a fireman—in connection with an automobile accident which occurred during a fire call last January. Haskell Graham is suing the power company and Buck Roush for recovery of $1,250 damages to his automobile and claimed another thousand in damages for bruises and abrasions received. He also claimed that he suffered a loss of $1.000 by not being able to work for four weeks. The collision occurred at the intersection of Ash and Second. atDREIFUS SINSATION In 14-K Gold Setting Pay Only $1.75 Weekly DHEIFUS Meet Dreifis^.W.'Wear Diamonds UIM \l\l\ Si Rhee's Party Near Majority In Korean Vote SEOUL (/Pi — Unofficial returns from almost 90 per cent of South Korea's 203 Assembly district* Indicated today that President Syng- man Rhee's Liberal party won a majority of the one-house legislature in yesterday's election. Thirty-five unrcported districts wore in rural areas where Rhee's candidates were strongest. Unofficial returns give the Liberals 88 of the 203 seats with Independent candidates getting 64. Democratic Ntitionlists 14 and Korean Nationalists 2. There were predictions that final returns would give the Liberals their goal of 110 seats or 8 more than a majority. The victory was at least partially a personal one for Rhee. His party did not control the last Assembly and he appealed to the people for a working majority in the next house. Apparently the estimated eight million voters—about 90 per cent of the electorate — gave him what he asked. And control of the Assembly could lead to extended term as president for Rhee. Only the Assembly can change a constitutional clause ending his term in 1956. IKE (Continued from Page 1) fied" at the President's new stand, expressed in a letter to Charles H. Percy, president of the Bell and Howell Co. of Chicago. Reed promised full hearings by his committee and termed it "especially important" that his group hear testimony from industries and labor groups who say they are being hurt by imports. Another leading advocate of higher tariffs is Rep. Richard M. Simpson (R-Pa). A veteran Ways and Means member, Simpson also heads the Republican Congressional Campaign Committee, which must work closely with Eisenhower in its drive to boost or at least retain the now-slim GOP margin in the House. Only A Gesture On the Senate side, Chairman Millikin (R-Colo) of the Senate Finance Committee has also been a critic of some administration "low tariff" policies. His group handles Postmasters Givt Support to Bill Aiding Employtt The Nationl Association of Pott- masters and the National Awocit* tion of Postal Supervisor* are sup- portinf? the Post Office Department's promotion and pay plan that is now In Congress, according to 'Ross S. Steveni, Blythevill*. postmaster. The administration-backed bill. coating $80 million, would give average pay increases of five cent* an hour to 80 per cent of postal «m- ployes, grade all postal job* by duties and provide promotion and raise opportunities. Mr. Stevens said this plan being supported a* opposed to proposed legislation for 1800 yearly pay increases for each employe. H« said postals employe*' pay i* not substandard and a blanket raise it not needed as badly as opportunity for advancement. Marines Cut i n/iitmtnt Quota in This Area The Marine Corps enlistment quota for this area will be cut from the usual 20 men per month to about three, beginning in August, according to a report from the Marine Corps recruiting station in Jonesboro. Recruiters will still actively search applicants, but will be mor« selective in acceptance, the report said. tariffs, taxes and other legislation similar to that of the Ways and Means Committee, and in addition Millikin heads the Conference of All Republican Senators. He said he would support a one- your extension of the Reciprocal Trade Act and there were indica- tioas Reed and Simpson would do likewise An as-is renewal of the statute is regarded as .little more than a free trade gesture from a foreign policy standpoint, since most of the present law's authority to cut. tariffs in exchange for cuts from other nations has been used up. But noitber administration officials, party leaders por GOP congressional chieftains had any apparent relish for a bruising intra- pafty battle over the tariff Issue this year. In view of the crowded agenda for the remaining weeks of Congress, administration official* apparently felt they would have to postpone some of Eisenhower's programs and tariff cutting was a good one to delay. CROSLEY SUPER-V 17-INCH A SET A DAY GMNAWAY for 30 days! Absolutely FREE!!! HERE'S ALL YOU HAVE TO DO . . . Complete this sentence in 25 words or less: 11 My favor/fa Channel 13 WHBQ program J* name of program) btcout* ' end complete sentence in 25 words or less. CONTEST RULES It's easy to enter . ." . just send post card or letter to Contest, Channel 13, Memphis, Tennessee. The contest is open to everyone who lives 20 or more miles from Memphis. Dairy contests start May 16. Enter as often as you wisk Each day's entry must be postmarked prior to 12 o'clock midnight to qualify for that day's contest. 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