The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 2, 1954 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 2, 1954
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE House Probe of Tax-Exempt Foundations Is a Hot Potato By JAMES MARLOW WASHINGTON (AP) — The House investigation of tax-exempt foundations isn't likely to take the television play away from the Senate hearings on the McCarthy-Army row but it's a hot potato all by itself. Prime mover in this investigation is Rep. B. Carroll Reece (R-Tenn). who was Souther.?T —FOR ONO —ATE—Sen. Robert A. Taft* scam- paign for the Republican presidential nomination in 1952. One of the Democrats on Recce's committee, Rep. Wayne L. Hays of Ohio, was against this investigation before it started and has been critical ever since. AKhough Reece said in a couple of speeches in 1953 that the majority of foundations — the biggest are Ford and Rockefeller — are honestly run, he said he is suspicious of some of them. Among the suspects, he said, "lies the story of ho\v communism and socialism are financed in the United States." He made no distinction between them. He said communism is socialism's brand name. * Conservatives^ Slighted He complained too many foundation grants in education were for the ''propagation of the so-called liberal viewpoint" or openly com- munisitc viewpoints while the conservative view was being overlooked. Therein lay the "nubbin" of Reece's desire for the investigation, said Rep. Jacob Javits (R- Lib-NY). Last July 27 Reece pleaded with the House to set up a special committee to look into foundations. It did. Reece Was made chairman. His committee has three Republicans and two Democrats. Between last July and mid-May, when public hearings started, Reece's staff gathered material for the inquiry. In his July speech Reece cocked a critical eye on the Ford Foundation, set up" by the heirs of Henry Ford. He was especially incensed that it had granted 15 million dollars for a study of civil liberties and the way congressional committees conduct investigations. This money was to be handled by an organization called the Fund for the Republic. A few days after City Quits Golf Business For Racial Reason ST. PETERSBURG. Ma. (&) - — This city is getting out of the golfing business. City Council decided to do this after a long study of a petition from Negroes for use of the course. Council action yesterday to terminate the lease on Pasadena golf course and turn the 18-hole course back to its private owners was unanimous. In April a group Oi Negroes sough ^ permission to play on the course. A special committee was named to study the petition. Last week the committee heard predictions from its members and city officials that white players would stop using the course if it were opened to Negroes. The committee meeting was after the U. S. Supreme Court ordered the city of Houston. Tex., to open its municipal golf course to Negroes on a segregated basis. Fireman Dies in Crash With Fire Engine PHILADELPHIA (£>) — A young volunteer fireman, racing by auto to the firehouse in answer to an alarm, was killed last night when his car collided head-on with the fire engine. One fireman was injured and four suffered bruises. The victim was Everett Russell, 28, of Marshallton, four miles west of'west Chester. Reece attacked the fund. Rep. Clifford P. Case (R-NJ) resigned from Congress to be its president. Recently Case resigned from the fund to run for the Senate in New Jersey. He is being succeeded by Robert M. Hutchins, former chan- celor of the University of Chicaog. Hutchins several years ago became associate director of the Ford Foundation. Criticizes Hutchins Reece, apparently, doesn't like Hutchins any more than he likes the Fund for the Republic. Under Hutchins. ReecB said, the University of Chicago set a record — fiv e times — for being investigated for "immoral or subversive activities." The major part of Reece's July speech was concentrated on Ford Foundation, of which the he said: "Here is the last of the great American industrial fortunes, amassed in a competitive free marketplace in the last 50 years, being used to undermine and subvert our institutions." Hays came to the defense of the Ford Foundation for granting money for study of civil liberties and congressiona' investigations. He said he thought any individual or foundation had a right to make such a study. Norman Dodd, the Reece committee's research director, said on May 11 special attention should be paid to the Ford Foundation in this inquiry. Hays demanded a probe of Facts Forum Foundation, Created by.H. L. Hunt, wealthy Texas oil man and supporter of Sen. McCarthy (R-Wis). Facts Forum supports a series of radio and TV discussion programs which Hunt says he promotes as impartial debates to arouse public interest in current problems. Critics have attacked them as a political propaganda machine giving major weight to conservatism and isolationism. Gov. Folsom's Candidates Lead, Trail in Alabama Demo Primary BIRMINGHAM, Ala l/P)~-Former | to approach the record 595,000 bal- State Sen. Albert L, Patterson held a steady lead in the race for attorney general early today, although Gov.-nominate James E. Folsom had endorsed his opponent. Victory of another candidate backed by Folsom was conceded by his rival, and two received the former others who governor's blessing apparently had won nomination in the Alabama Democratic runoff primary yesterday. With returns in from 2,302 of Alabama's 2,771 boxes, Patterson led. with 174,131 votes to 158,221 for Lee Porter. Patterson is a Phenix City attorney; Porter, a Gadsden lawyer. Nomination of James J. Mayfield of Tuscaloosa for State Supreme Court justice was conceded by incumbent Justice Preeton Clayton to the post. The count in other races: Secretary of state (2,302 boxes) —Mary Texas Hurt, 202,059; Ed McBryde, 116,513. Superintendent of education (2,302 boxes)— A. R. Meadows, 178,447; Gulp, 151,061. Supreme Court (2,258 boxes) — James J. Mayfield, 164,389; Preston Clayton, 145,658. FoLsom had endorsed Miss Hurt, Mayfield and Meadows. George Huddleston Jr. was nominated for U.S. representative from the 9th (Birmingham) Congression- former congressman, was conceded the victory by his opponent, Arthur Allbright, former postmaster here. Returns from 232 of 293 boxes gave Huddleston 23,616 votes and Allbright 14,335. The runoff vote wasn't expected MO Exclusive Dealers for CENTURY SPRAYERS See Us Before You Buy! yrum Implement Co. 118 E. Main—Phone 3-4404 -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 Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. Admission 15c & 35c At All Times WED., & THURS. M-G-M proudly presents CtlMBT TECHNICOLOR Cartoon "Heir Bear'* —AND— COLUMBIA PICTURES prtienb. STANLEY KRAMER'S Production of THURS., & FRI. Double Feature jtM - • • ~ ^ LON McCALLlSTER • WANDA HENDRIX • PRESTON FOSTER • WH»« »» MRRY SHlPMMf- Produced bj CO.KIIT OA«K AND— JEAN SIMMONS VICTOR MATURE WITH "Popeye" Cartoon lots cast in the first primary May 4 when Folsom won by a landslide. The Republicans will oppose the Democratic nominees with a full slate in the November general election. No Republican has won a statewide office in Alabama since Reconstruction days. Dog Wanted OKLAHOMA CITY (£>}— A reward was offered for the return of a lost dog "dead or alive." Mrs. John O. Brittain explained the unusual advertisement. She said she wanted the dog returned "even if dead because I want to know what happened to him so we can quit worrying." Land Parlay: $3 Million Per Acre STILLWATER, Okla. (/P) — A young Stillwater insurance man is trying to parley an acre of land he purchased at Anadrako. Okla., into a three-million-dollar business investment. Wesley K. Wyatt plans to sell his acre in two-square-inch parcels for $1 each, promoting Anadarko as the "Indian Capital of the World." If he sells all the parcels, in a nationwide sales campaign, he stands to gross $3,000,136. Purchasers of the two-inch parcels will receive a warranty deed, a copy of the original land patent signed by President William McKinley and a car window decal proclaiming, "I am an Indian territory land owner." Mississippi Town Re-Enacts Civil War Battle By SAM JOHNSON BRICK'S CROSSROADS, Miss. (.•ft—The Robots are gvttiUR ready to whip 1110 Yankee* uiiiun but no one wants to be Yankees, especially beaten ones. Mississippiaiis just naturally don't like blue. A new type enlistment was devised to fill the Union ranks for the second Battle of Bribe's Crossroads Sunday. 90 years after Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest routed a Union force of superior numbers. Volunteers for the battle re-enactment have no choice whether they would look better in blue or grey. They just enlist. "Then we assign them to one of the armies," said Claude Gentry, author of a book about the Civil War battle and a sponsor of the re-enactment. "You can't find anyone who wants to enlist as a Yankee." "The oties ttiat can run the tast- I est will be the Yankees," he said. I recalling how Union forces were routed and fled back to Memphis, Tcnn., in 1864. A practice battle was scheduled for today to whet the Rebels' appetite and (? i v e the Southern "Yankees" a rehearsal in backward movement. An enlistment booth is signing' up soldiers in the Baldwyn post office <federal, that is). "Enlistments are coming m pretty tfood," Gentry said. He predicted 200 fighters in homemade uniforms would relight the battle, with perhaps Thought Everyone Knew Dennis. BAINTREE. Mass, (.fl—A 3-year- old lost boy was held at Baintree hours yesterday. During that time he dumped a couple of police files by pulling the drawers out of cabinets. He also put the teletype out of order. Then he disrupted the telephone system by punching the buttons that switch calls. When he learned Lt. Francis Maguire with a flashlight, the officer ordered patrolman to place the tot in a police cruiser and go look for his parents. Roosevelt Gets Another Delay In Divorce Suit PASADENA. Calif. (/P)— Another week's delay has been granted James oosevelt in answering a portion jot" the amended separate mninten- 'ance suit of his wife RomeUe. who accused him of cruelty and adul- try. The latest postponement carries the case past the June 8 primary. in which Roosevelt, seeks the Democratic nomination for Congress in the District. The failing of his reply to her suit has been .set for next Wednesday. He is eountcrsuing her for divorce. Mrs. Roosevelt named throe women as co-respondents in her suit Jan. 29 and she presented with the complaint letters in which Roosevelt admitted infidelities with nine other women. Pie later denied any misconduct. Lightning Strikes Knoxville Home Of Senate Probe Counsel KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (/P)—Lightning struck Ray Jenkins' home yesterday during a storm, causing slight damage to the breakfast room. Jenkins, special counsel in the McCarthy-Army hearings, and Mrs. Jenkins are in Washington. Firemen said the bolt ignited a small electric appliance, which in turn set the curtains on fire. Hupre Hole The largest man - made hole in the world is a copper mine at Bincham Canyon. Utah, which is nearly a square mile in area. More than 240.000,000 cubic yards of material have been taken from the mine. Transcontinental Trip The first transcontinental automobile trip was made in 1903 by A. H. Nelson, with Sewell K. Crocker as his mechanic. Forty-four days of actual travel were needed to 'complete the journey. 1N T THE PROBATE COURT FOR THE rillOKASAU'UA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OP No. 2245 R. D. Hughes, deceased NOTICE OK APPOINTMENT AS EXECUTOR Last known address of decedent: Blytheville. Arkansas. Date of death: May 15. 1954. An instrument dated April 15. 1943. was on the 25th day of May. 1954, admitted to probate as the last will oi' the above named decedent and the undersigned has been appointed Executor thereun- der. A contest, of the probate of (he will can be effected only by filing a petition within the time provided by law. All persons having claims against tho estate must exhibit them, duly verified, to the undersigned within six (0) months from the date of i the first publication of this notice, or they shall be forever barred and precluded from any benefit in the j estate. This notice first published the 26th day of May. 1054. R. D. HUGHES, JR., Executor of the Last Will and Testament of R. D. HUGHES. Deceased. Blytheville. Arkansas. Taylor & Stidbury, Attorneys Borum Building Blytheville, Arkansas. 5/26-6/2 Two Youths Die In Refrigerator NEW LONDON. Conn, (/n—Julian Drew, a part-time junkman, picked up an old refrigerator in a dump yesterday and put it in his back yard, where he planned to break it up. But before he got to the task, he and his wife were called away. When they returned home six hours Utter. Mrs. Drew opened the refrigerator door. Inside .she found the bodies of Larry Murphy, 3, and Paul Murphy 4. A medical examiner said the two boys, cousins, climbed into the re- trlgerntor at, play while the Drews were gone. They suffocated. 25,000 watching. Baldwyn is a town of about 1,600 in scantily populated northeast Mississippi. The battle site i* nearby. The Yankees lost about 2,200 killed, wounded or captured in the battle, Gentry said. Forrest lost about 500 killed or wounded. The battle had no appreciable effect on the war. Vicksburg had fallen the year before, cutting the Confederacy in two. Sherman was pushing through Georgia at the time. But the battle lifted morale a little and gave Mississippi a fading taste of victory. First Bombardier! The Italian army is said to have been the first to employ aerial bombing as a part of its offensive, its pilots showering enemy troops with crude, hand-thrown bombs while attacking Tripoli in 1912. Only Aspirin At Its Best **••*•••••••• OPENS 6:45 EACH NIGHT SHOW STARTS AT DUSK 2 SHOWS EVERY NITE! RAIN or SHINE! Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a., and 4 p.m. for Ritz & Rosy Program Announcement* LAST TIMES TODAY .in, RICHARD DENNIH6 • AHTOHIO MORENO • A UNIVERSAL- INTERNATIONAL PICTURE SHOWN IN 3-DIMENSION PLUS SELECTED SHORTS Regular Admission—Plus lOc for Glasses THURSDAY & FRIDAY THE RINNIN ODIN' HERIFP WHO PRESENTED BY WARNER BROS. 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