The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 4, 1954 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 4, 1954
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BLTTHBTILLB (ARK.) OOtJRIER KIWi Baptist Convention To Hear Resolution On Segregation ST. LOUIS (AP) — A proposed resolution describing the recent Supreme Court decision outlawing segregation in public schools as in harmony with Christian teaching will be offered tonight at the Southern Baptist Convention. The Rev. Dr. A. C. Miller of Nashville, Tenn., said the reco- meandation will be offered to the convention in the form of a supplemental report by the convention's Christian Life Commission. The -Rev. Dr. Miller, executive secretary of the commission, said Commodity And Stock Markets- N*w York Cotton (11:30 quotation*) Open High Low Close July 3430 3432 Oct.' 3417 3418 Dec. ....... 3417 3418 Men. ....... 3429 3433 3428 3431 3416 3417 3415 3415 3429 3430 "We simply stated we be- July 3427 3428 Oct 3415 3416 Dec. May 3416 3435 3416 3439 3426 3427 3414 3415 3415 3415 3435 3439 Chicago Soybeans July Sept Nov Jan 375 377 272% 273 250 250Vi 252% 253 & 370 373% 248 V 4 1C<) Chk«go Wheat July ... 193% Sept. ... 196 19774 196 Chicago Corn July . . . 155 3 i 156% Sept ... 151% 151 V 2 1553* 150 V2 1943,8 197 y 2 15614 151V 4 New York Stocks (12:45 q««taM«B») A T and T 169 Amer Tobacco 61 1-2 Anaconda Copper 38 3-8 Beth Steel 69 5-8 Chrysler 60 3-8 i Coca-Cola 119 j Gen Electric 117 j Gen Motors 71 5-8! Montgomery Ward 63 1-8 i N Y Central 23 1-8 j Int Harvester 31 7-8 j Republic Steel 58 5-8 Radio 26 1-8 Socony Vacuum 43 3-4 Studebaker 17 3-4 .Standard of N J 90 Texas Corp 73 5-8 Sears 65 U S Steel 47 3-4 Sou Pacific 42 3-4 lieved the decision to be in harmony with the basic Democratic principles of the constitution and also in harmony with the fundamental teaching of the Christian religion." Conformity Asked "It sums up to this." he said, "in view of the fact that the decision already has been made we urge our people to be good citizens in conforming to it as the basic law of the land and to be good Christians in the kind of attitude they assume toward it." . If the convention acts on the recommendation, the stand taken will not be binding upon any southern Baptist church. Under the convention constitution, the churches are free to follow or ignore convention recommendations. Messengers sent to the convention here from Southern Baptist churches in 23 states represent only themselves and not the churches. The Christian Life Commission also will present to the convention its annual report, prepared before the Supreme Court decision was handed down, and saying: Rights Restored "It is time for Baptists and other citizens of our country to restore to our 13 million Negro people their rights and privileges as guaranteed to them by the constitution. "Our treatment of minority peoples in our citizenship weakens the witness of our missionaries in other lands even more than in their own." The supplementary report on the court ruling was prepared, the Rev. Dr. Miller said, at a meeting attended by 17 of the 24 members of the commission. 'Each of the 17 present, and that means that 17 states were represented, voted for it." he said. An estimated 25,000 persons are attending sessions of the convention which will continue through noon tomorrow. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. HI. UP! — (USDA)—Hogs 6.200: fairly active, mostly fully steady with some strength particularly on weighty sows; bulk choice 180-240 Ib 25.50-26.15; several loads choice Nos. 1 or 2 uniform lots under 225 Ib 26.25; 240-270 Ib mostly 24.5025.50; around 180 Ib 23.75; 150-170 Ib 25.25-26.00; sows 400 Ib down 18.75-20.50; heavier sows 16.7518.50: boars 13.00-19.00. Cattle 700, calves 500: small lots choice steers 23.00: few lots commercial to low choice steers and mixed yearlings 18.00-22.25; these generally steady ; cows about steady with utility and commercial 11.00-14.00; canners and cutters 8.50-11.00; bulls unchanged; utility and commercial 14.00-15.50; cutter bulls 12.00-13.00; vealers 2.00 lower: good and choice 15.0020.00; few prime 21.00: commercial and low good 11.00-14.00. FOR A GIANT - Thii king. •iM ring probably fitted th* legendary Paul Buuyan well, but it looki like more of a mill•tone around the neck of Milli* McEirdj, oT St Paul, Minn. The ring it part of the Bunyan ejbibit at the University of Minnesota. Fire Destroyes Six Firms in England, Ark. . ENGLAND. Ark. (/Pi — Fire of uncertain origin destroyed .six businesses in the down town section of this central Arkansas town last night and early today. Two other business houses were damaged. Various estimates placed the loss at close to $500.000. Firemen from Stuttgart. North Little Rock and Pine Bluff combined with England volunteer firefighters to control the blaze about I 12:45 a. m. today It started about 9:30 last night. • • \ Three firemen escaped injury when a wall collapsed. j England is about 20 miles south east of Little Rock. i Destroyed were Adams Cafe, Bla- | ckies' Barber Shop, Sterling dime j store, Kennedy Drug Store. Kennedy | Duncan Furniture Store, and Fede- | rated Dry Goods Store. Firemen speculated that the blaze started in the second floor of the Sterling Store and burned for about 30 minutes before it was discovered, i McCarthy-Army (Continued from P»g« 14 the names to Secretary of Defense Wilson. McCarthy, arriving at the hearing room shortly after Symington made his motion, said he had not been in touch with the Defense Department since yesterday about the list of names. Roy M. Cohn, chief counsel of the McCarthy subcommittee, wa, on the witness stand waiting to testify when Symington made hi motion. Symington said the stenographic notes of question and answer testimony in the last two days disclose both Cohn and McCarthy have stated that the Defense Department and the FBI already knew the names of the 133. Symington said it became apparent yesterday that neither McCarthy nor Cohn now is sure .of whether the Pentagon has the names. He told the subcommittee "I do not propose to stand by idly for one day or one hour" while the subcommittee has in its files the names of known Communists employed on sensitive jobs, unless the officials in charge are alerted. The hearings went off into another discussion of putting into the public record the monitored telephone calls involving Secretary of the Army Stevens, senators on the subcommittee, and other key figures in the case. Sen. McClellan (D-Ark) said he intended to put his monitored call into the record, but protested there is "no proper or legal way of doing- it at this time." McClellan moved that Jack Lucas, who took stenographic notes on Secretary of the Army Stevens' calls, be called to the witness stand and put under oath, so that the monitored calls will be "proper and legal from every standpoint." Unless that is done. McClellan said, there can be no legal basis for any prosecution for testimony regarding the monitored calls. It was agreed that Lucas would be called to testify as to the accuracy of the transcripts. Sen. Symington (D-Mo) read an an agreement consenting to introduction of all calls between senators and principals in the Army- McCarthy dispute. He noted that this agreement had been signed by all senators on the hearings subcommittee and by Secretary of the Army Stevens and Army Counselor John Adams, but not by Sen. McCarthy. Cohn, or Francis P. Carr, staff director of the McCarthy subcommittee. Symington said his own calls "might be misconstrued" unles McCarthy's calls also were made public, because his calls were the result of a previous conversation betwen Stevens and McCarthy. Symington insisted it would be "only fair" that the McCarthy calls be made public if Symington's were. McCarthy had said earlier that he had no objection to disclosing the record of his calls but there was a question about some of the others. McCarthy asserted that no calls involving Carr had been monitored until the day after what he ^Arkansans Ask More Funds For Vocational Education WASHINGTON CW — Four Arkansans yesterday strongly urged the House Appropriations Subcommittee to increase funds for vocational education, instead of going along with President Eisenhower's recommended slash in the funds. The subcommittee is considering a bill to provide money for the Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Arkansas Reps. Harris, Trimble and Gainings,. Democrats, and Lewis J. Johnson, vice president of the Arkansas Farmers Union, appeared before the subcommittee. Congress last year voted $18,673,261 for vocational education, but President Eisenhower recommended that figure be trimmed to 17 Vi millions for the fiscal year starting July 1. Johnson told the subcommittee that Arkansas stood to lose $27,000 if the President's recommendation were followed and he added that "Arkansas schools cannot afford to lose one penny of school revenue from any source." In urging expansion of the program, Johnson said virtually every community in Arkansas would benefit. If the appropriation were hiked to about 29 million dollars the country "will reap vast returns, economically and socially in Arkansas," Harris said. The El Dorado congressman said Arkansas provides twice as much money as the federal government for the program in the state but "my state will suffer," if the appropriation is cut, adding: "Our schools are bursting at the seams and finances are terribly strained. We cannot afford to reduce an appropriation for so bas- ic a program as vocational education..." Rep. Gathings went along with Harris. The West Memphis congressman said he believes Congress could well increase the appropriation to 29 millions because "There is no governent-spon- sored program that is more practical from the standpoint of training and operation than the program of vocational education." Rep. Trimble told the subcom- mmittee that Arkansas is making a special effort to improve educational facilities for Negroes. He added "We believe that our Negro vocational force should be doubled within the next five years." called an Army "blackmail attempt" had failed. This was a reference to a visit to the McCarthy apartment by Army Counselor Adams. McCarthy has contended Adams threatened to issue a report adverse to him and his staff unless McCai'- thy dropped a demand for testimony from Army loyalty board members. McCarthy suggested there was "probably a purpose" in starting to monitor Carr's calls the day after this meeting. He also recalled that Adams had testified none of his calls with Cohn had been monitored. Chairman Mundt said he hoped the Army would make "zealous effort" to try to permit introduction of several calls requested by the McCarthy side involving Stevens, Adams and Maj. Gen. Kirke B. Lawton. commander of Ft. Monmouth, N. J. Army Counsel Joseph N. Welch has suggested these calls were barred by an order from President Eisenhower forbidding disclosure of conferences within administrative circles. McCarthy and Cohn have contended the Army was trying to ex- rude some of the calls, and that all should be put in the record if they are. Gen. Paul Ely Takes Over, In Indochina By CARL HARTMAN PARIS UP)—France ordered Gen. Paul Ely, armed forces chief of staff, to the double-barreled job of military and political chief in Indochina today. By putting a new man in the combined command, Premier Joseph Laniel's Cabinet sought to bolster the sagging defenses of the revolt-torn country. Ely, 56, replaces Gen. Henri Navarre as military commander in chief and Maurice Dejean as commissioner general of Indochina. Navarr eparticularly has been a major target of criticism since the fall of Dien Bien Phu. Ely recently returned from a survey mission to the Far Eastern battleground. His report has been made the basis of government plans for all-out defense against new Vietminh rebel threats to the vital Red River delta around Hanoi. The appointment carne shortly after Laniel's shaky regime gave further evidence of its determination to fight on i nlndochina. The Cabinet yesterday named Edouard Frederic-Dupont minister for the Associated States of Indochina and raised the post to full Cabinet rank. Frederic-D u p o n t's predecessor, Marc Jacquet, held the junior ministerial rank of secretary of state. In combining the top Indochines military and political commands the government returned to the setup followed when the late Marshal Jean de Lattre de Tassigny hurled the Communist-led Vietminh back from the delta in 951. De Lattre had been given both posts after a try at dividing them, to minimize military influence on the developing Viet Nam government, had not proved entirely successful. By again concentrating power in one man's hands, the government obviously hoped Ely would be able to repeat De Lattre's successful offensive. There was no immediate announcement of new assignments for Navarre and Dejean. Both men had assumed their duties in Indochina only last year. Elv's successor also was not an- UN Council Likely to Go Slow In Taking Up Indochina Issue VISITOR - Haile Selassie 1, Emperor of Ethiopia, pays a visit to the U. S. and President Eisenhower starting May 25. The African monarch will visit New York, Washington, D. C., and other of the nation. Obituary By WILLIAM N. OATIS UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. The U. N. Security Council seemed likely today to take its time with Thailand's request for a "peace patrol" of U. N. observers on her borders with embattled Indochina. This was indicated by the opinions of influential delegations, expressed informally to reporters. Though Thailand, not on the council, wanted to hurry, others wanted to wait in the hope the Geneva conference will produce an Indochina cease-fire. The council voted 10-1 yesterday to put the Thai request on its agenda for debate, then adjourned indefinitely for private consultations after Thailand's ambassador to Washington, Pote Sarasin, made his initial plea for action. Only Soviet Representative Semyon K. Tsarapkin opposed immediate debate formally, contending discussion now would endanger chances of a cease-fire agreement Rites Tomorrow For A. B. Kcnley HOLLAND, Mo. — Services for Arthur B. (Tut) Kenley, who died Tuesday night at Veteran's Hospital at Danville, HI., "after a long illness, will be conducted at 2 p. m. tomorrow at Church of Christ by the Rev. Truman House. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery. Mr. Kenley, 58, lived in Holland for many years. He is survived by his wife, Mrs Ludie Kenley; a daughter, Margaret Kenley; and a son Brown Kenley, all of Flint, Mich.; four brothers. Sam, Dewey and Jack Kenley all of Holland, and Carl Kenley of Memphis; and a sister, ;Mrs. Joe Lahue of Holland- at Geneva. But actions and expressions by other delegates indicated the debate would not start speedily. Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. of the United States, the council president for June, left by plane last night to attend D-Day annrvwsary ceremonies in France this weekend. He said he did not know when he would be back. His deputy, James j. Wadsworth, acts for Lodg« in his absence. The Arab member of the council, Charles A. Malik of Lebanon, told a reporter, "I don't think we should meet again untii Geneva busts up or comes to a conclusion." He added he favors giving the talks in Switzerland two more weeks to show results. Two other Western delegates Savored a similar waiting period. British circles, without setting a time limit, took a like view and said a big council debate might endanger the Geneva talks. Senators Back Tax Write-Offs WASHINGTON (/P) — The Senate Finance Committee has given the Eisenhower administration a boost on the omnibus tax revision bil] by approving a plan for sharply accelerated depreciation write-offs. The group .goes back into secret session today to try to finish its work on the 875-page measure. The drafting sessions have been underway five weeks. There was some indication, however, that final action might not come until next week. AFL Dock Union Drops Protest NEW YORK (>P)~The new AFL dock union reportedly has dropped plans to protest the recent waterfront bargainings representation election and is reducing its local headquarters to a skeleton staff. Published reports to that effect last night followed an announcement by the rival International Longshoremen's Assn. that nearly 2.000 Jersey City and Hoboken, N. J., ; dockers who joined the new union want to return to the old ILA. 5 Free Lessons To anyone buying a Silvestic Accordion at V 4 OFF! 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