The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 26, 1954 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 26, 1954
Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, MAY 26, 1954 KLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PA01 MINI Ike's Housing Plan May Be Hurt By Segregation Ruling WASHINGTON^ (AP) — A Supreme Court action on segregation has alienated a key Southern supporter of public housing and may have thrown into jeopardy this phase of President Eisenhower's housing program. The court on Monday turned down an appeal by the San Francisco Housing Authority from a California lower court ruling that a policy of racial segregation in public low-rent housing projects violated the constitutional guarantee of equal protection of the laws. This, in effect, let stand the lower court decision that three Negroes were entitled to admission to a public housing project in San Francisco built for families of Italian extraction. Yesterday.. Sen. Maybank (D- SO announced that the Supreme Court action "makes it impossible for me, believing in local government, to support any public housing." Longtime Advocate For years Maybank has been a steadfast .advocate of .public housing and it was he who just recently moved in the Senate Banking Committee to salvage the President's public housing recommendations ignored in House passage of general housing legislation. On Maybank's motion, the Banking Committee tentatively approved authority to build as many as 200,000 units of low-rent public housing a year to an over-all total of 810,000 units. This would cloak Eisenhower with ample power to carry out his proposal for a four- year program involving 140,000 net units. On the basis of Maybanks' reversal of position, it seemed likely he might fight at a closed-door session of the Banking Committee to strip the bill of its public housing provisions. Maybank is the committee's senior Democrat. A key Republican on the Banking Committee said Maybank's opposition probably would kill any chance of congressional approval of, Eisenhower's public housing program. Asking that his name not be used, the GOP senator said that in his judgment, Maybank was speaking for all Southern Democrats. Sen. Sparkman (D-Ala), a committee member, said he would have to study Maybank's statement before stating his own position. MCCARTHY (Continued from Page 1) ential treatment of Schine. McCarthy Walks Out At one point, McCarthy arose, announced he was leaving until the "drivel" was over, and stalked from the room. He came back in about 20 minutes while Miller was still testifying. McCarthy and Symington (D- Mo) got into a brief hassle when McCarthy referred to James A. Wechsler, editor of the New York Miller said he had no personal knowledge of the Post articles, that he was away from the post when reporters called there. At one point, Symington said the McCarthy subcommittee had employed "former Communists" on its staff. He put it as a question to Miller: "Did you know that former Communists in the"past 18 months have been paid staff members of the committee?" "No, sir, I did not," Miller replied- \ McCarthy declared the only time Symington "raises his voice" is to defend communism. He told Symington he had a former Communist sitting right behind him—Miss Elizabeth Bentley: Miss Bentley, who says she was once a courier for a Communist spy ring, has been a frequent witness in recent years at congressional hearings. Symington said he had made no attack either on the committee or on McCarthy. He said when he referred to former Communists as paid staff members, "I was stating fact." and added: "Whether a Communist has reformed or not reformed, only God will decide his true reformation." Miller was dismissed from the stand when the committee took a luncheon recess. Post, as a one-time "top official Symington said there was "no justification for the statement. Symington said it was his understanding Wechsler has testified that when he was "around 17, 18 or 19 he was a member of the Young Communist League, that he left that organization, and that since then he has been more and more active against Communism." The McCarthy-Symington row blew up when McCarthy questioned Miller about a series of articles in the New York Post on Schine's life at Ft. Dix. McCarthy called the Post "a Communist sheet." Fire Trucks Turn Blue SIDNEY, Neb. UP) — Sidney Rural Fire District No. 1 has come up with a color which may be altogether new to civilian fire wagons: blue. The color picked out by the firemen has been dubbed "smoke blue" by the truck's manufacturers. It won't be new for long, apparently. Other places already have expressed Interest. A new ultrasensitive photometer already has doubled the volume of space that Mount Palo- mar'i giant 200-inch telescope can view. It now can search out stars of magnitude 23, hundreds of millions of times fainter than Sirius, Commodity And Stock Markets— New York Cotton (12:30 quotations) July 3434 3438 3433 3438 Oct 3421 3425 3419 3423 Dec 3425 3427 3423 3426 Mch 3438 3441 3434 3441 Obituary New Orleans Cotton July 3433 3436 3431 3435 Oct 3419 342: 3419 3422 Dec 3423 3426 3423 3426 Mch ........ 3440 3441 3435 3441 Chicago Soybeans July 355 357 Sept .... 277J.4 277Jo Nov Jan 256 259 256 259 y 4 Chicago Wheat July ....- 196% 196 3 s Sept .... 198% 199 274 y* 253 256% 194J/2 19714 Chicago Corn July 154Vi> 154% 356 V 4 27414 253% 257 194% 198 & 154% Sept 150 150% 149% Rites Tomorrow For W. T. Roberts Services for William Henry Vesper Roberts, 68. who died at his home in the Calumet community early this morning, will be conducted at the Church of God a 2:30 p.m. tomorrow by the Re\ Floyd Ramsey, assisted by the Rev Carl Dennie- Burial will be in Elmwood Ceme tery with Cobb Funeral Home in charge. A resident of this area for the past 40 years after moving from Tenn, survived by his wife Mrs. Gertrude Roberts of Calumet two sons,, Jack A Roberts of Oxnard, Calif., and Harold W. Roberts of Fresno, Calif.; two daughters, Mrs. Herman Miller and Mrs. Geneva Taylor, both of Port Huenema, Calif.; two brothers, R T. Roberts and W. S. Roberts, both of Blytheville; 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Vernal White Floyd White. R. T. Roberts, Car! Roberts, Junior Lloyd, and J. B Lollar. Solly Pulliam Dies in Osceola OSCEOLA — Services were conducted this morning for a pioneer Osceola citizen, Mrs. Sally Pulllam, 90. Mrs. Pulliam died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. G. H. Segraves Burial was in Memphis' Elmwood Cemetery. Pallbearers were Allan Segraves, G. B. Segraves, Jr., Joe Rhodes, Jr., Faber White. Tom Callis, Wayne Gillman, Dr. Mallory Harwell and Dr. Frank Rhodes, both of Memphis. New York Stocks (12:45 quotation*) A T and T 168 7-8 Amer Tobacco 61 3-81 Anaconda Copper 38 1-8 j Beth Steel 69 1-2 Chrysler 62 1-2, Coca-Cola 119 1-2 Gen Electric 118 1-4 Gen Motors 71 1-2 Montgomery Ward 63 3-8 N Y Central 23 1-2 Int Harvester 32 Republic Steel 59 1-4 Radio 27 1-4 Socony Vacuum 43 5-8 Studebaker 15 3-4 Standard of N J 89 1-4 Texas Corp 73 5-8 Sears 64 1-2 U S Steel 48 1-2 Sou Pac 44 1-8 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, HI. m54 eceqyyfu v xa-1030acs 26 UPJ—(USDA)—Hogs 6,000; active; 25-50 lower; 230-280 Ib holding up best; sows 75-1.00 lower; 180-240 Ib 26.00-35; several hundred head 200-220 Ib choice No. 1 and 2 26.4050; 240-270 Ib 25.00-26.00; 270-300 Ib 23.75-25.00; 150-170 Ib 25.7526.25; sows 40- Ib down 19.75-20.75; few under 350 Ib 21.00-25; sows over 400 Ib 17.75-19.25. Cattle 3,000, calves 1,000; very little done on steers and yearlings; few deals near steady at week's decline; cows finding slow sale, aobut steady; utility and commercial cows 12.00-14.50; very few 15.00; canners and cutters 9.0011.50; few strong cutters 12.00; bulls and vealers steady; utility and commercial bulls 14.00-15.50; cutter bulls 12.00-13.50; good and choice vealers 20.00-24.00; few prime 26.00: commercial and low- good 14.00-19.00. FBI Arrests, 11 Puerto Rico Nationalists WASHINGTON UP) — Atty. Gen. Brownell today announced the arrest of 11 leaders of the Nationalist party of Puerto Hfico on charges of seditious conspiracy to overthrow the U.S. government. Six of the arrests were made in Chicago, four in New York City and one in San Juan, the capital of Puerto Rico. Brownell placed detainers against six other members of the Nationalist party, including the four in jail here charged with shooting five members of the House of Representatives on March 1. • The other two detainers were placed against two Puerto Ricans now imprisoned in the federal correctional institution at Danbury, Conn. The roundup resulted from a lengthy FBI investigation into Nationalist party activity extending back to 1936. FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover noted in connection with today's roundup that members of the party were responsible for a bloody revolutionary attempt in Puerto Rico in October and November, 1950, for the attempted assassination of former President Harry S. Truman at Blair House in November of that year, and for the recent shooting affray in the House here. The Nationalist party of Puerto Rico long has been on the attorney general's subversive list, described as an organization seeking "to alter Sears Big Midsummer Sale Event SAVE! SAVE! 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When he misses his train because ol illness his home is deluged with phone calls from fellow passengers who want to know what happened to Jimmy. Hospital Insurance Plan Outlined LITTLE ROCK (fP) — Arkansas Welfare Director A. J. Moss yesterday outlined a hospital insurance program in which state funds would be matched with federal money as a means of furnishing additional medical care for the state's needy. Moss told delegates to the 24th annual convention of the Arkansas Hospital Assn., that the Welfare Department has $200,000 which may be used for payment of hospital bills of Arkansans who can't afford medical aid. Moss pointed out that if federal funds could be secured, three times as many hospitals days could be made available to the indigent. "The proposed hospitalization the form of government of the United States by unconstitutional means." Hoover said the party, founded in 1922, has a history "filled with violence." plan would require legislation, but no additional state money," he said- Blytheville Man Wins Graduate Assistantship Robert Louis Holt of Blytheville has been awarded a graduate assistantship in pharmaceutical chem- stry for the 1954-55 session at the University of Mississippi. Mr. Holt will receive his bachelor of science degree from the university this month. He will serve as a research assistant on a project sponsored by the Public Health Service on the synthesis of thyroxin analogs. UMWChiel Now Also A Banker WASHINGTON (ffi — John L. Lewis seems to be taking on the unique dual role of big-time banker and big-time labor leader. The 74-year-old United Mine Workers chief never hiuj confirmed it, but five years ago the UMW reportedly acquired control of the National'sank of Washington, the capital's oldest. And yesterday, it was reported that Lewis or interest* closely connected with him and the UMW gained majority stock control in a second Washing to bank — the Hamilton National. Hamilton directors held a special meeting and named as their new president Barnum L. Colton, who also is head of the National Bank. Now banking groups here expect Hamilton National and the National Bank of Washington to merge soon. This would create a banking institution only second in size to the Riggs National Bank in the capital. Two from Here Attend Staff TB Board Meet William H. Wyatt and Mrs. C. G. Redman of Blythevllle, representatives of the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association on the state association's board, attended a meeting of the board in Little Rock yesterday. At this meeting, Robert Schnee. state field worker, was named executive secretary of the state association. Ernest McKenzie, Bob McHaney, Lloyd Whittaker, James Roy and Jim Richardson will be speakers tomorrow night when BlythevUle'i Toastmasters Club meets In Hottl Noble's Colonial Room at 7:15. Elbert Johnson will be toastmaa* ter. Fred Sandefur, topicmaster, and J. P. Garrott, general ev&luator. Sunshine, Rain, Warm Nights Needed for Crops LITTLE ROCK (#>—Arkansas' replanted cotton needs sunshine and warm nights for speedy growth, the Federal-State Crop Reporting Service said yesterday. Cotton over most of the state was reported heavily damaged by heavy rains early this month. The agency said that the state generally reported adequate to excessive moisture with fields in southern Arkansas still too wet to be worked last week. However, rain still is needed in the northern third of the state. Most corn has been planted, and the peach crop is satisfactory although it may be short in supply, the service reported. Farm labor, the report continued, is adequate, but additional cotton choppers will be needed soon. Mexican labor is reported arriving In j some areas. Award for Suggestion Charles Valentine Riley, one of the first economic entomologists of America, was awarded the Cross of -the Legion of Honor by France for a suggestion. French grapevines had been ruined by an insect, and Riley suggested that they be replaced with American vines that were hardened to its attacks. KNlOWA- GOOO WATER HEATER? CALL YOUR PLUMBING CONTRACTOR or DEALER IN BLYTHEVILLl Distributed in Thit Area by Midsouth Plumbing Supply Co. (Wholesale Exclusively) Rear 213-215 Walnut Phon* 3-8353 Polarized sunglasses, that double as viewers in dark 3-D theaters, have been created. The glasses should be more comfortable to wear thanjhe awkward cardboard species. SEED SOYBEANS DORTCHSOY 67 (Early) DORTCHSOY 2 (Mid-Season) DORTCHSOY 31 (Late) Non-Certified — Treated L DORTCH SEED FARMS SCOTT, ARK. 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