The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 1, 1953 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 1, 1953
Page 12
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|AOE TWELVE TUESDAY, SEPT. X, 10M Legion Takes Time Out From Business for Huge Parade ST LOUIS (AP) — The American Legion thrust aside national convention conflicts and routine today to parade for hours through downtown streets. For many Legionnaires it was the highlight of the four-day annual convention — the chance to display colorful uniforms replete with even more colorful decorations. It was the day for «veryone to h»v« i good tira«. Put »side for the day were the expected Hoor fights over the Air Force budget cuts and this nation's participation in the United Nations. ITiow tesues probably will come up tomorrow. A sprinkling of notables, including Vice President Richard M. Nixon, Joined th« veterans of three wars—World War I and II nnd the Korean conflict—in the parade ex pected to take 10 hours to pass. Traffic in Uie area was blockei off and streetcars and busses to the downtown area rerouted. In addition to the veterans uni formed groups of the Legion Aux lliary and Sons of the Legion took part. Also marching were units o the Army, Navy. Air Force, Ma Tine Corps, Coast Guard and Na tlonal Guard. Military planes flew overhead at intervals. Three hundred bands and drum •pd bugle corps supplied the music. Evolutions Attack V-N. Each of the 48 state departments had delegations in the parade. Also represented were departments from Canada, Mexico. Prance, Italy, Puerto Rico, Canal Zone, Hawaii and the Philippine Islands. Several resolutions have been introduced attacking the United Nations in varying degrees. One, calling for outright U. S. withdrawal from the international body, came before the Ohio delegation but was voted down by that membership. A former national commander of the Legion, Donard R.. Wilson of Clarksburg, W. Va., put into words the feeling of some delegates yesterday. "Make sure that it (the United Nations) doesn't eventually give •way your children, your rights, your citizenship and your flag," LITTLl LIZ— V The best way for a man to get : o woman to listen to him is to talk real low to some other woman. he said in a speech. He didn't advocate American withdrawal from the U. N., bu said the Legion should make sure "the American people learn tha you cannot fight a war by air conditioned committees made up of people who either are not American or are anti-American." Nixon yesterday defended the ad' ministration's cut in Air Force iunds, an issue criticized in anoth er resolution submitted to the Le 1 cuts meant "no interruption, lag and no setback in aircraft production." Campaign Stepped Up HE said that under the new budget this nation will have more planes than planned by the previous administration and this wil] be "accomplished without waste or duplication." "You can't separate a sound national economy," Nixon said. Speaking of Korea he told the delegates that with the shooting now over it is this nation's obligation to build "a lasting foundation of peace. "Let's recognize right now that the decision to go into Korea was right because the Communists had to be stopped," the vice president said. On this issue President Truman was right and he deserves credit for making that decision." Campaigning for the job of na- .ional commander of the Legion was stepped up as time for ballot- ng came closer. Delegates will pick a successor- to the present commander, Lewis K. Gough of Pasadena. Calif., Thursday. Half a dozen were in the contest but Arthur J. Connell of Middle- own, Conn., nnd Lawrence J. Fen- of Chicago appeared to be he leading contenders. Both have traveled extensively during the past three years in an effort to win support from the itate departments. Others 'seeking the office were Seaborn P. Collins, Las Cruces, N.M.; Charles Larsen. Port Wash- ngton, WIs.; W. C. Daniel, S>an- ille, Vn., and J. Addington Wag- ier, Battle Creek, Mich. ?/iee Upholds MartialLaw SEOUL f/P)—President Syngman hee said today the "time Is not ripe yet" to lift martial law In South Korea. Such a move was urged by Rhee's inbinet. Bead Courier News Classified Ads. Colling Dr. Kinsey: Sex Life of Moose Is In Danger VANCOUVER, B.C. W)—Regulations prescribing the volume and tone of diesel horns on Canadian railways reportedly are playing havoc with the sex life of some moose. The National Railways' president Donald Gordon, told a Board of Trade luncheon here he has had reports "from some animal lovers that during the mating season the bull moose has mistaken the sound of diesel klaxon for the vocal response of an amorous moose cow—with results that have been disastrous to the male animal." Reuther Terms Cudahy Packing Company Unfair WASHINGTON «P) — CIO President Walter P. Reuther today termed the Cudahy Meat Packing Co. "unfair" and urged CIO members not to buy Cudahy products.'* In a letter to all CIO affiliates, Reuther declared Cudahy was engaged in "a deliberate effort to destroy" the CIO Packinghouse Workers Union. He eatd the packing firm had instituted a speedup, denied collective bargaining rights and fired eight local union leaders. Reuther then listed the principal Cudahy products by their trade names and said: "These are all unfair products insofar as the CIO is concerned." There was no immediate comment from the packing company. ESTHER WILLIAMS MARILYN MONROE JANE RUSSELL PIN-UPS' FIGURES ARE OUT OF LINE—U ace pin-up gals Esther Williams, Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell joined the WACs they'd have to whack some inches off their much-publicized contours. As it shapes up, they don't measure down to the standards being set for the women in the armed forces—based on the -circumference of the wrist. The WACs 1 new good-grooming manual, gives this formula for Figures, Ideal, Military, Female: BUST: Multiply wrist size by 5 'A. WAIST: multiply by Vk. THIGH: by 3%. CALF: by 2'/< arid ANKLE iy<. Hips should never be more than two inches larger than bust. Photo-diagram above shows how Hollywood's well-6:acked stars don't stack up with WAC standards. La Monroe's thigh, calf, ankle figures were unavailable. Texas To Lease Tidelends Today AUSTIN, Tex. (/P)—First auction of the so-called "tldelands" leases since Texas regained title to the submerged lands was to be held icre today. Land Commissioner Bascom Giles laid considerable interest had been ihown In four 640-ncre tracts In fettersou County, about three miles out in the Gulf of Mexico. Revenues from such submerged ands in Texas go into the public chool fund. Top North Korean Leaders EnRoute To Moscow Today TOKYO (£*) — The Communist Pyongyang radio said six top North Korean officials including Premier Kim II Sung and Foreign Minister Nam II left by train today for Moscow. The broadcast heard here said the trip was made "at the Invitation of Moscow" but it gave no indication why. Kim is political boss of North Korea and commander of the army. Nam served as chief Communist delegate during the long armistice negotiations, The Pyongyang broadcast identified other members of the party as Pak Chong le, vice chairman of the North Korean Labor Communist party; Deputy Premier Chong II Yong, Chairman Chong Chun Paek of the National Planning Board and Minister of Railways Kim Hoe II. Giraffe Study Postponed DURHAM, N. C. OP) — Native uprisings In Africa have postponed a projected trip of three Duke University doctors to study the blood pressure of giraffes. Dr. James W. Warren and his assistants, Drs. Henry D. Mclntosh and E. Harvey Kstes, had planned the trip under a grant of the Office of Naval Research. The grant has been extended to Jan. l. An African hunter is holding several giraffes for the Duke medical team. Theoretically, a giraffe lives with a constant blood pressure that would kill any other animal, including man. The researchers want to learn how the giraffe's heart and artery tissues stand the strain of the high blood pressure. Noisiest corner in the world is Sixth .avenue and 34th street In New York City, according to the Encyclopedia Britannlca. Typhoon Nips Formosa; Heads for Red China TAIPEH. Formosa (fp)~ A typhoon with winds of 120 miles an hour roared into the Formosa Channel today and headed'toward Red China. A sudden change in course spared Formosa from a direct hit. Persevering Sailor TOLEDO, Ohio Iff) — Dr. Roscoe H. Snyder is in no hurry. It was back in 1941 that he began building a 36-foot yawl as a hobby. Some time around 1954 or 1955 he may get the vessel finished, and start thinking about a sailing trip. A new polyester rubber, made from chemicals other than those used presently in synthetic rubber, has been developed. The material is tough with reinforcing agents and has twice as gr/at abrasion resistance as the best cold rubber now used for longwearing tire treads. Rape Attempt Fails; Attacker Sets Victim's Clothes Afire OPP, Alt. (*—A vicious attacker who >et a young schoolteacher'! clothes aflame with his cigarette lighter after he failed to rape her, eluded bloodhounds, police and hundreds of townspeople early today. The 2i - year - old victim, fled screaming through her yard with her oclthes blazing after the unidentified man attacked her in her home in this south Alabama town. A neighbor's son ripped off the burning clothing. She received only minor burns, but her neck was badly seared by the rope which the attacker twisted her when she entered her darkened home. Hundreds of angry citizens from Opp and nearby communities swarmed into the search with lawmen and state patrolmen following the attack last night. Bloodhounds picked up a trail and bayed after it through dense underbrush two miles west of Opp but lost the scent soon after midnight. The teacher told police the attacker throttled her from behind with the rope. She said she never saw the man in the struggle but the sound of his voice led her to believe (Continued from page I) Budapest has ordered all pawn shops to open at six a. m. instead of eight, as formerly. The reason s to give people more time to pawn something before going to work, so that they can scrape together enough money to live on. As many as 250 pple are reported o line up in front of the statft- un pawn shops every morning. New Sabre Jet Model Completed COLUMBUS, Ohio (If) — A new, more powerful Sabre jet completed its first successful flight here yesterday, North American Aviation, Inc., announced. The combination fighter-bomber and day fighter—the F86H—was the first of its kind off the North American production line. North American said it is slightly larger than other Sabres and its General Electric J73 engine develops more thrust. Dan Darnell, North American test pilot, called it "by far the best of She F86 series. It's the best handling airplane I've ever flown." Largest known opal, now in the Imperial Museum at Vienna, was ~ound in a Hungarian mine in 1770. It weighs one pound five ounces. 'rompi DELIVERY SERVICE Phone 4507 Hoars: S'a.n. to 10 p.m. with ' WOODS DRUG STORE ZZl Weit Main St he wai white. She Raid the was finnlly tfiMwn to the kitchen tloor but conttetted to resist. "All right, then, damn you," iht quoted the man; "I'm going to burn you then." She said he kept, her pinned down on the floor while he put the cigarette lighter to her clothing. She either freed herself or was turned loose and ran from the house. Her husband was due home from' work shortly before the attacfc occurred. Edson GOOD USED FURNITURE We are n?w using the second floor of our store exclusively for used furniture. We feel by doing this we can serve our customers tetter in three ways. t 1. We can give you more for your used furniture on new. t. If you want to buy goo* usefl I furniture we will bare it. 3. £1 you want to sell used tut-1 niture we will buy it. In any of the three cases we would : like the opportunity of figuring j with you. Through our liberal allowance f«i used furniture on new we have accumulated the largest stock of used furniture in our history. We Pay Cash For Used Furniture We invite you to visit our used furniture department on the second floor. Alvin Hardy FURNITURE CO. 113 E. Main Ph. J302 M Jl To Start Him Right - - In just a few days now school bells will be ringing again. So right now is the time to gel your school boy ready for that well-dressed class room look. iMartin's is the complete one-slop shopping center for back to school clothing needs. For the High Schooler - - Warm, dressy jackets for the cool autumn days ahead. Washables, nylons, leathers, wool plaids, rerersables and corduroys. Sizes 6 lo 20 58.98 to §13.98 Kaynee Make thai youngster a "campus kid" in one of Martin's sport coals. Ideal for school wear. In corduroy or wool. Sizes 6 to 12 $7.98 to SI 0.98 Sizes 12 lo 20 §12.98 to $19.98 Comfortable, sturdy, long wearing. Long sleeved pinwale corduroys — easy to launder. Blue, red. green and brown. Sizes 6 lo 20 §.1.98 Slacks jus! like dad wears, in all popular fall colors and materials. Martin's slacks have that lasting good looks for dress-up or play wear. Sizes 6 to 12 $.1.98 and $5.98 Sizes 12 to 20 §4.98 to $6.98 Sport coats in Curlee wools and Cresco criss-cross corduroy in new campus style*. $18.95 to $32.50 Wings and Manhattan bring you a fine array of fall sport shirt styles. Corduroys, plaids, gabardines and wools. $2.95 to $11.95 Jackets by Knopf, Cresco and Weathercrest. All popular styles and colors including the new suede reversables. $10.95 to $29,50 Air For Your Shopping Comfort Slacks by Curlee and HuB- bard. Fancy worsteds, plain and sheen garbardines, checks, flannels, synthetics and all wools. $7.95 to $17.50 At&ifat'i "Everything For Men and Boys"

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