The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 31, 1954 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 31, 1954
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MONDAY, MAY », 19«4 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE Ike's Legislative Plan Faces 3 Major Tests This Week WASHINGTON (AP) — Three major proposals in President Eisenhower's legislative program headed for crucial tests on Capitol Hill this week — with mixed .prospects. Both the House and Senate took today off because of the Memorial Day holiday. The House will take up tomorrow an administration-backed bill to add new millions of persons to the social security program, increase the benefit payments and boost the annual contribution by employes and employers. Passage seemed assured. Senate Studies Housing The Senate has scheduled debate starting Thursday on a House-approved housing bill. While passage in some form is virtually certain, new opposition from some southern Democrats cast considerable doubt on the fate of the President's request for authority for a four- year public housing program. The Senate Finance Committee hopes to complete by Friday its version of the administration tax revision bill, already passed by the House. GOP leaders have voiced confidence that the committee will approve it about in the form the administration asked. But Democratic senators plugging for a new income tax cut have said they will carry their fight to the Senate floor if they lost in the committee's closed-door sessions. Tax Revision Plan The tax revision, a bulky 875- page bill, would make no changes in major levies but would cut taxes about $1,400,000,000 in its first year of operation through various benefits for individuals and businesses. Sen. George (D-Ga) and two colleagues are sponsoring a move to cut individual income taxes about 4& billion dollars this year by boosting from $600 to $800 the personal exemption allowed each tax- payer and dependent. A Democratic drive for a $700 lost narrowly in the House. The administration is fighting the move on the ground the government can not stand th£t loss of revenue. Democrats have coupled their effort with a move to knock out of the house bill an administration- backed provision which would give substantial tax relief to stockholders on their dividend income. The revenue loss would be 240 million the first year, and 814 million annually when fully effective. PAKISTAN (Continued from Page 1) called the ousted members of his Cabinet to his home in Dacca, East Pakistan's capital, for a meeting. Police swarmed about the howse as the conference went on long into the night. The buster followed mounting friction between the central government here in Karachi and East Pakistan. The province, which has 44 of tile dominion's 76 million people, is separated from West Pakistan by 1,000 miles of Indian territory. Riots Followed Election Fazlul Huq led a five-party united front to an overwhelming victory over Mohammed Ali's Moslem League party in provincial elections two months ago. He campaigned on a platform of greater autonomy for East Pakistan. The victorious united front included" the Communist organization ' in tme province. Immediately after the coalition took office April 3, riots broke out in several East Pakistan mill areas. More than 500 persons were killed in the clash«s, which Mohammed All said were organized by Communists. The announcement of today's arrests said Mjibur Rehman was tak-en into custody on charges of leading a mob that attacked Dacca central jail early in May. The mob was attempting to free persons arrested in connection with the mill riots. Fazlul HUQ and five of his colleagues had returned to Dacca from Karachi yesterday after a week of fruitless consultations on the future of the province. Army units set up guard over key points in the provincial capital. W. Memphis Hospital Operating 'In Black' WASHINGTON IB — A House appropriations subcommittee has been told that the Crittenden County, Ark., hospital operated at a profit of $7,500 last year and is operating in the black so far this year. The statement was made after Rep. Busbey fR-Hl) had raised the question of whether the hospital should have been located so near Memphis which he described as "a rather large medical center." The hospital, located at West Memphis, was built with the aid of funds provided under the Hill- Burton Act. State Revenues To Be Lower Than Expected LITTLE ROCK t#) — Arkansas' general revenues apparently are going to be lower for the 1953-1954 fiscal year than had been anticipated. During the first 11 months, general revenues totaled 354,209,934, compared to the $54,462,791 received in the corresponding period of the previous fiscal year. The 1953 Legislature and state financial experts had anticipated that the general revenues would be slightly larger this fiscal year. General reveneus are those distributed for general state purposes under the Revenne Stabilization Act and are considered a better indication of the state's tax economy than are special taxes. General revenue collections during May amounted to $9,438,327, a decrease of about $82,000 from collections in May, 1953. Liquor and income tax collections dropped slightly during the month but sales tax collections increased slightly. Total collections, both general and special amounted to $94,186,808 for the first 11 months of this fiscal year. During the corresponding period in the last fiscal year, total collections were $91,808,006. Obituary Rites Conducted For Mrs. Pybos Services for Mrs. Syvia Jane Pybas, who died at her Dell home Saturday after a long illness, were conducted at Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. M. R. Griffln. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery with Cobb Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. Pybas, 83. is survived by two sons, Clyde Smith of Dell and Roy Smith of Memphis, Tenn.; nine grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. Services Conducted For Former Resident Services for C. H. Watts of Shannon, Miss., father of Mrs. Kelton Francis of Blytheville, were conducted this afternoon at Shannon. Mr. Watts formerly resided in Blytheville. He also is survived by two sons and another daughter. Rites Held tor Infant Services for Carla Clark, rive- months-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stanton Clark of Blytheville, who died at Chickasawba Hospital Sunday, were conducted today at Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Floyd Ramsey. Burial was in Manila Cemetery. She is survived by her parents, four brothers, James, Ernest, C. W. and Tommy Clark of Blytheville; and three sisters,, Clara, Hattie and Betty Clark of Blytheville. Kerr Scott Nominated RALEIGH, N. C. W - W. Kerr Scott, strongly supported in rural areas where many roads were paved while he was governor, today held North Carolina's Democratic nomination for U. S. senator. 5 Free Lessons To anyone buying a Silvestic Accordion at 1/4 OFF! Buy Your Band Instruments the Easy way — Try Our Rental Plan TRI-STATES School Supply IM 8. Ht'St. Flume I- WASHINGTON (£»)—Justice William O. Douglas of the Supreme Court says military intervention alone will not save Indochina from the Communists, and that Western action behind a French colonial government would be "disasterous." Interviewed on a CBS television program yesterday, Douglas said the only hope of saving Indochina is an independent, government for Viet Nam, preferably "this afternoon or tomorrow," and he added: "Maybe that's too late. It's a thing that should have been done years ago. But it's the only possible thing ..." Collisions Reported Bonnie Peeples and Wallace Hay were involved in a traffic accident at 20th and Sycamore Saturday causing some damage to both vehicles while John H. Cox and Bonnie Craig were involved in an accident at Fifth and Walnut Friday, also causing some damage to both vehicles. No injuries were reported to persons involved, according to police reports. 2 U. of A. Students Killed in Wreck NOEL, Mo. (#)—An auto accident near here yesterday took the lives of two University of Arkansas students and a third student was injured. Dead were Nick Norden, 21, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., a senior, and Leon Fields, 18, of Little Rock, a freshman. Joe Hollensworth, 19-year-old son of Rep. and Mrs. Carroll Hollensworth of Warren, Ark., had a slight concussion. The automobile in which the three were riding struck a bridge abutment. Kerosene Drink Fatal to Child Services for Shirlene Donnerson, 15-month-old daughter of Henry and Prankie Donnerson of Blytheville who died after drinking kerosene, were conducted this afternoon at Home Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Sandy Ridge Cemetery. E. M. Holt, county coroner, said the Negro child drank some kerosene by mistake and was rushed to Walls Hospital, where she died Saturday. She is survived by her parents, a brother, Charles Lloyd Donnerson, and three sisters, Ruby Jane, Leila Mae, and Prankiestein Donnerson, all of Blytheville. Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. Admission 15c & 35c At All Times LAST TIMES TONIGHT Double Feature fcwsSMWMwww"'* M-G-M STARS THE TOPS IN MUSICAL TALENT!,. TECHNICOLOR _ _ X3IVEA -QIRL A BREAK ' MARGE nit fiOWDt OCBWE 'p. fCHAMPION*REYNOLD$j —AND— METRO NEWS TUBS., WED., & THURS. M-G-M pr«iMy prtMnts COIMIV TECHNICOLOR Cartoon "Heir Bear" Memorial Rites Set For Bennington Victims QUONSET POINT, R. I. W5—The Navy planned special memorial services today for 100 seamen who died Wednesday in a below-decks explosion aboard the carrier Bennington. Services were scheduled on the flight deck of the great, grey carrier, now tied up at its Quonset dock — a grim reminder of 30-odd sailors still fighting for life at Newport Naval Hospital. U.S. Publishes Report on Red Truce Violation Communist Military Buildup in Korea Charged by Generals WASHTN.-TON (ft— The United States has made public a report from a Swedish and a Swiss general to bolster its charge that the Communists are trying to hide a truce-violating military buildup in North Korea. The report was among four documents put out by the Defense Department Saturday—the latest of a series of official U.S. "white papers" dealing with soviet actions. The documents concerned operations of the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission set up under the Korean armistice terms and seemed aimed at showing how futile a "neutral' 'inspection team can be when half the members are Soviet satellite officials. Maj. Gen. Paul Mohn of Sweden and Brig. Gen. Ernst Gross of Switzerland, the non-Communist members of the four-man team, reported the U.N. side "has never attempted to conceal anything" from the inspectors. They said Red charges of a U.N. military buildup were "a tissue of malicious fabrications, gratuitous distortions, misleading half-proofs, and delusive insinuations without foundation in reality." The Defense Department said in an accompanying statement that the Communist tactics "apparently are intended to generate propaganda and intelligence opportunities for the Communists while serving as a 'cover' to prevent disclosure and investigation of the military buildup in North Korea." Arkansas Solons Eye Better Hens WASHINGTON UD — Two Arkansas house members — Reps. Mills and Trimble — are trying to get the Agriculture Department to work out some means of helping Arkansas poultry growers concentrate on quality rather than quantity in their production. They want the department to station an expert in the area to assist in grading poultry. The idea is that the poorer grades would be culled out and only the better grades of chickens sent to the market. This would be calculated to command better prices and also keep from oversupplying the market. Trimble and Mills said the department is studying the matter. * Hoile Selassie Turns Tourist NEW YORK f/P)—Ethiopia's Emperor Haile Selassie turned tourist today and like many other sightseers took in the town's vista from atop the Empire State Building. Here on a four-day visit, the Emperor's itinerary today included Yankee Stadium for a double-header between the Yankees and Washington Senators, and dinner with John D. Rockefeller in at Tarrytown, N. Y. There were several hundred persons up on the Empire State Building's 86th floor observation deck whe nthe "Lion of Judah" arrived. A number of them waved to the emperor and his party, and he returned their greeting in kind. Unification Problem Is Facing Southern Presbyterian Church MONTREAT. N. C. (.^—Unification was the problem facing the General Assembly of the Southern Presbyterian Church today. The issue came in the still confused aftermath of Saturday's session at which the church strongly urged that its doors be opened to all—regardless of color. While the assembly's de-segregation motion was believed by some commissioners to have the effect of an order, other commissioners felt it would be necessary for the various synods, presbyteries and individual churches to decide whether to follow the motion. The General Assembly generally gives a free hand to local churches. Whether the de-segregation action would be left in that category was still a topic of private debate here. Underlying passage of the desegregation issue was the philosophy of the unity of mankind. Those favoring union with two Northern branches of the church looked back and took encouragement that the union issue may be swept into the current of liberalism also. Others felt that the concessions alreadv made bv the conservatives City Court Has Full Docket Among the cases on a heavy docket, this morning in Municipal Court were five traffic violations, one charge malicious mischief, one petit larceny and one of carrying a concealed weapon charge. Ballard Rhines was fined $30 and costs on a charge of malicious mischief in connection with tearing down a sign at Thompson Jewelry Store while Parlle Green. Negro woman, was fined $35 and one day in jail on a charge of petit larceny in connection with taking a dress and a suit case from an east end store. Augusto Williams was fined $50 and costs on a charge of carrying a concealed weapon and McKinley Ma thews was fined $25 and costs on a charge of leaving the scene of an accident. Jack T. Crowley and Bill Rounsavall forfeited $10 bonds on a charge of speeding and running a stop sign while Clifton Ennus forfeited a similar bond on a charge of speeding and Donnie Stowe forfeited $19.75 bond on a charge of having no drivers license. S. Korean Paper Lambasts U. S* SEOUL (#) — The South Korean government subsidized daily newspaper. The Korean Republic, today described the recent visit of three American governors as "a glisten! ing whitewash job for all phases of the reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts." The editorial was accompanied by a cartoon showing three blindfolded men holding their hands over their ears. They were shown squatting on a flying carpet for the "flying trip of U.S. governors" over Korea. The cartoon was entitled, "See Nothing, Hear Nothing, Learn Nothing." first Bale Delivered HARLINGEN. Tex. (/Pi—The nation's first bale of cotton of the season was delivered—fittingly—in a Cadillac convertible yesterday. It will be worth at least $2,500 to Kay Barnick of Mission. Tex., 45 miles from here, if it passes all regulations, as expected. would cause them to fight union with even more vigor than in the past. Informed sources said the church's standing Committee on Interchurch Relations wa.s split on its own recommendations nnd that ] the majority report would recommend the plan be rejected. It wns predicted by others that the pos- j sibility of then adopting the minority report would be good. Union already has been approved by the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. (Northern) and the United Presbyterian Church of North America. Hawaii Sees Spectacular Volcanic Show HONOLULU i/P) — Hawaii's "drive-in volcano" erupted with a rumble and an earthquake today in its most, spectacular display of fireworks in more than a centruy. The crater of the 4.000 volcano, was alive with dozens of roaring fountains of lire from !2f> to 30 feet high. Lava flowed out of Kilauea's tire pit to the floor of the crater for the first time since an eruption in 1827-29. The eruption attracted crowds of sis;ht-seers. Kilauea's eruption attract instead of throwing the countryside in a panic because they nearly always have been restricted to the floor of the crater. Swimming Pool Opening Delayed Opening of Moxlcy's Pool has been set back to Wednesday at 1 p.m. after painting of the pool was delayed because of rain, W. L. Moxley said this morning. Once the pool is filled with water, it is changed automatically twice a day and the pool is not drained until the end of the season, he said. Therefore it would be impossible to put the second coat of paint on the pool at a later date. The pool was originally scheduled to open Saturday. Two Injured As Cor Overturns Mark Lucas. 54, and his son, Willie. 28, both of Blytheville, Route 3, are receiving treatment in Walls Hospital for injuries received Saturday night when the car in which they were riding hit loose gravel and overturned several times, throwing both occupants into the ditch on a road west of Gosnell. Mr. Lucas' condition was reported as uncertain this morning by hospital officials. He is suffering from -cuts and lacerations and possible internal injuries while his son is doing as well as to be expected from a dislocated shoulder and bruises. Both father and son. only occupants of the car, were thrown from the automobile as it began to roll. The car was reported to have been completely demolished. OPENS 6:45 EACH NIGHT SHOW STARTS AT DUSK 2 SHOWS EVERY NITE! RAIN or SHINE! •••••••••••••••••••••••A* LAST TIMES TONIGHT CARTOONS: 'Drag Along Droopey' and "Toreadorable" ADMISSION 50c CHILDREN UNDER 12 FREE WITH PARENTS TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY BUCK NIGHT DOLLAR A CARLOAD DoubU Ftaturt JUlMAMMS-ROCK HUDSON END or THE RIVER * UNIVERSAL INTERNATIONAL PICTIM CARTOON "HOLD THAT POSE' MOX -Theatre- On West Main St. In Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat.. Sun. 1:00 On Our Wide-Vision Metallic Screen LAST TIMES TONIGHT Double Feature W SCOTTl MAN IN THE (SADDLE ' —AND • — \ TheEttllLYSECRFT \ uMvBT^^^"" 111 "™*^^^^ >*m F' '» ilOTnt JOHN DEREK • LEE J. COBB . KXff LAWRANCE • SCT«« ci^ by FRAUDS coafitu «J •CWew SOLT • A UKTANA PRODUCTION • Produced by TO90TT UMB OirectrtbyHtNRYirv'N Cartoon & Short TUES-, & WED. Double Feature McCarthy-Army (Continued from Page 1) nicd. point by point, the bulk of the Army charges. Dwoivshak authored the succcs- i'ul motion—ovor .solid opposition from .subconunittce DrnuKTius—• to dismiss Francis P. Can-, McCarthy's chief of stall, and H. Struvt- Honsol. assistant secretary of defense, as principals in the That prompted Democratic charges of "whitewash". "That's all bunk." Dworshak said in an interview. "I don't know whether the Eisenhower administration likes what us R'oing on in the hearings or doesn't like it. 1 didn't talk to anyone in the administration about my motion or any other aspect of the case." Counsel for Stevens and Adams objected to the. dismissal of Curi- as a principal and said he should at least be called as a witness. Both McCarthy and! agreed to dropping! out of the case. While Can- was dismissed as a principal, Dworshak said he thinks Can- should testify "if developments in the hearing- show the need of calling him." Acting Chairman Mundt (R-SD^ said that in his mind there is "no Question" that Carr will be called to the stand. McCarthy UTO!.;> Mundt a letter earlier .saying his .staff chief would be available. The issue of whether McCarthy can obtain information classed as secret from federal employes hit a peak of controversy over the weekend, with Sen. Knowland of California, the Republican leader, saying that McCarthy is treadmti on "highly dangerous and doubtful grounds." Smith Shocked And Sen. . Alexander Smith iR-NJ). savins.; 1 he was "deeply shocked" by what h c called "defiance of the executive in this crisis," declared that "we can nol t tolerate one-man government, either in our executive or in our legislative bodies." McCarthy has contended that the chairman of the Senate's Permanent Investigations, the job to "investigate graft, corruption, dishonesty, inefficiency in government." At one point in the hearings he produced a document, which Ally. Gen. Brownell ruled contained executive branch security material which Brownell said should not be made public. McCarthy said hc pot the document from a military intelligence officer whom he refused to name. He did not make th« document public, but he publicly called on the two million executive branch workers to give him secret information despite a presidential order to the contrary. In the ensuing debate over constitutional and legal rights the senator said that, while it may be a violation of the law for fedelra employes to "give information to unauthorized people," the chairman of a committee set up to "get all the information from the executive (department), is not an un- brthized person." McCarthy has stepped off the j subcommittee while he is under investigation himself, but remains chairman of its parent group, the Government Operations Committee. Monroney said the reorganization act lists as one of the duties of the government operations committee "studying the operation of government activities at all levels with a view to determining its economy and efficiency." "Usurpation" Charged Each standing committee of the Senate or ils subcommittee is empowered to "make investigations into any matter within ist Jurisdiction." he said. He said McCarthy was "usurping" the prerogatives of other standing committees by going into mutters they were supposed to cover. Knowland said he has found the Eisenhower administration "fully ^operative", with Congress in attempts to uncover wrongdoing and thai he believes the primary responsibility for such action should he with the executive. McCarthy has said that no federal employee ought to permit loyalty to a superior or some "little bureaucrat's" action in stamping papers secret interfere with his "duty" to give the investigating subcommittee information on corruption, communism or espionage. Kmnvland supported Brownell's contention that the executive de- purtmont has th ercsponslbility for security enforcement and can't let this be "usurped" by any indivjd- ual's action to override laws or presidential orders on secrecy. "I think it gets into highly dangerous and doubtful ground to ask employes to violate the law or their orders to turn over security information." Knowland said. "I would not make such an appeal." He supported McCarthy's contention, however, that sometimes government officials stamp "top secret" on papers to keep them "to cover up mistakes." We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Gerald Adams Superintendent at Blythevil'e with offices ar West Main & Broadway Phone 3-3619 £ifc anci Casua Company o£ OUIUQID DUDlfT. JL NUJIDfK 2 More Days! —AND— COLUMBIA ncniftcs STANLEY KMMCrt todueMn * PLUS COMEDY Don't Miss Rita HAYWORTH Jose FERRER Aldo RAY —In— "Miss Sadie Thompson Based On a Story By W. 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