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June 8, 1954

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWg PAC1 THRU Rhee Accuses U.S. Or Wasting Korean Rebuilding Funds SEOUL (AP) — President Syngman Rhee today accused the United States of wasting Korean aid funds on "unnecessary administrative expenses" and proposed that he take over the U. S.-financed rebuilding program. Rhee said the ruins of Korean factories "stand gauntly for anyone to see, with few signs of re- uon or rebilitatiod-e true nsnha spite the millions of dollars that supposedly were earmarked for that purpose." "China received billions of dollars worth of goods and materials, but most of it was wasted," Rhee declared in an interview. "Whoever may have been responsible, we do not want Korea criticized as China was." The ROK President suggested that the United States "grant dollar credits to the Republic of Korea, as has been done in the past with France and Great Britain, and procurement advisers and pro- supply a small staff of financial vide for strict accountability." "We want to make sure that every dollar is spent honestly . . . ," Rhee declared. Official Mystified Informed of Rhee's criticism, a highly placed U.S. official said he was mystified by recent statements of South Korean government officials attacking the aid program. He said joint approval of expenditures for all aid measures is required by law and the South Koreans have approved all major j projects. j ''The hardest job we have had here is to make haste slowly and try to advise Korea to spend the money wisely," he said. "They ex pect factories to spring up over night." Rhee said the United States and South Korea should withdraw im mediately from the Geneva conference. "The world knows that we never had the slightest hope that the Communists would consent to the unification of Korea at Geneva or at any other conference," he declared. "That was why we opposed the truce and why we continue to insist that all negotiations with the Communists are futile at best and dangerous at the worst." Commodity And Stock Markets— New York Cotton (12:39 quotations) July 3430 3430 3426 3426 Oct 3414 3417 3413 3417 Dec 3415 3418 3414 3417 Mch 3431 3434 3430 3432 New Orleans Cotton July Oct Dec Mch 3427 3427 3423 3423 3411 3415 3411' 3412 3415 3417 3413 3416 3432 3433 3432 3433 BOW-TIED — With two large bows covering her, Dolores Bichette helps celebrate bow- tie week in St Petersburg, Fla. The bows are expected to start a fad in playsuits as well as neckwear. JaH or Fish? DANTVELLE, Va. UPj—Sgt. A. W. Wiggs of Danville police called on a friend and to open the conversation in a jocular mood asked him if there was anybody there he wanted sent to jail. "I don't believe, so," the friend replied. "Go on . . Go ahead," shouted his wife from an inner room. The puzzled pair found that the wife thought her husband was being innvited to go fishing. Chicago Soybeans July .. Sept .. Nov .. Jan .. .. 366 371V 2 360 Vi 361 .. 268% 274 271 271 .. 2471/2 ' 253 250 249% .. 251 256 253 25314 Chicago Wheat July .... 193 1 /; 1961/2 192% 194 1 /Sept .... 196 199 195V 8 197 Chicago Corn Read Courier News Classified Ads. July .... I56y 4 Sept .... 150% 1511/2 150% 150% New York Stocks (12:45 qi*t*tfon») A T and T 168 3-4 Amer Tobacco ...., 61 5-8 Anaconda Copper 36 3-8 Beth Steel 66 7-8 Chrysler 59 I.Q Coca-Cola 117 3.4 Gen Electric 115 1-4 Gen Motors 69 Montgomery Ward 62 1-2 N Y Central 22 3-8 Int Harvester 31 1-4 Republic Steel 56 3-4 Radio 26 1-8 Socony Vacuum 43 Studebaker 17 1-8 Standard of N J 87 3-4 Texas Corp 69 3-4 Sears 64 3-4 U S Steel 46 1-4 Sou Pac 41 3-8 Livestock j NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. HI. ffl—CUSDA) — Hogs 6.500: fairly active: mostly 25 higher than Monday's average: bulk choice 180-240 Ib 25.75-26.25: few lots less than 100 head, uniform under 220 b or choice 1 and 2 lots 26.35: 240-270 Ib mostly 24.75-25.75: few 270-300 Ib 23.00-24.75: 150-170 Ib 15.50-26.25: sows 400 Ib down 18.7520.50; mostly 19.00 up; heavier sows 16.75-18.75; boars 13.00-19.00. Cattle 5,000: calves 1,500; about :5 loads of steers with moderate number heifers and mixed butcher yearlings: cows making up about 5 per cent of receipts, including 'elative few fat cows: opening moderately active and strong on steer and butcher yearlings with loads of high good and choice steers 22.50-24.00; good and :hoice heifers and mixed yearlings "10.00-23.25; cows opening steady; utility and commercial holding largely at 11.00-14.00; canners and cutters 8.50-11.00; few strong cutters to 11.50; bulls unchanged; utility and commercial 14.00-15.50; cutter bulls 12.00-13.50: vealers held steady; few prime 22.00; good and choice 17.00-21.00; commercial and low good 12.00-16.00. Laniel's Foes May Force Him Out of Office Debate on Indochina Is Becoming More Heated 3y HARVEY HUDSON PARIS (.^—Premier Joseph Laniel's foes returned to the National Assembly attack on his Indochina war policy today amid signs the shaky French government may finally be forced out of office. The Indochina debate, which began listlessly last week with the usual assaults from the Socialists and Communists, was expected to warm up today when members of parties in Laniel's own majority open fire on his conduct of the war. Several leaders from these groups have asked to speak. Debate on the explosive issue is not expected to reach the crucial stage until tomorrow. Foreign Minister Georges Bidault, on whom Laniel apparently is counting to turn the tide in his favor, will r turn from the Geneva conference to speak then. Bidault waited over in Geneva to hear Russian Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov's policy speech to the Indochina conference today. Western observers in Geneva generally believed the Russian had scheduled his statement at this time in an effort to influence the National Assembly action. It was generally agreed that Laniel, who twice in the past month had to call for votes of confidence to continue his Indochina policy unchecked, would seek another such vote at the close of the talking. The balloting probably will not come before late Thursday or Friday. $2 Million Fire Sweeps Throug Canadian City WINNIPEG. Man. (#>>— Flames whipped by high winds destroyed three large office buildings and a dozen business establishments today on downtown Portage Avenue Canada's widest main street- Damage was estimated at around two million dollars. Firemen battled the blaze for §even hours before it could be brought under control. One fireman was injured. Only a shell a no pile of rubble remained at the seven-story Time Building, where the fire started possibly from a short circuit in an electric sign. A gale that blew in from the South with gusts of up to 70 miles an hour spread the flames .,in three directions. Westward the fire burned two ladie's wear shops, a cafe, and a billiard and bowling center. Eastward it jumped Hargrave Street to sweep through Dayton's Department Store, and another cafe and a finance company office. Northward the fire spread to a four-story building, which houses a cleaning establishment, the office of Royal Winnipeg Ballet, a furrier's and cafe. The flames destroyed a musical supplies store, a men's clothing shop and a shoe store on the main floor of the Time Building. The fire leaped Portage Avenue briefly to start a fire in the upper floor window of an eight-story T. Eaton Department Store but firemen halted the flames there. Obituary Negro Baptist Open Statewide Meeting Here Mayor E. R. Jackson is scheduled to deliver a welcoming address to the statewide Baptist Training Union and Sunday School Congress which is being held this week in Blytheville. Beginning this morning the annual meeting will continue through Friday with sessions scheduled to be held each day and night. Meetings are being conducted at the Harrison High School and at True Light Missionary Baptist Church, which is the host church. The attendance of the Negro churchmen from all over the state is about 400. Host pastor is Rev. J. W. Speight, pastor of True Light Church, and study courses and business sessions are being held. 2 Misseo Firms Seek Cigarette Sales Minus Tax LITTLE ROCK (/Pi—Four Northeast Arkansas firms today sought court permission to retail cigarettes without collecting the six cents per package Arkansas tax. The companies asked Pulaski Chancery Court to force the state Revenue Department to comply with a 1951 law regulating the sale of cigarettes in border areas. The law permits businessmen who operate within 300 feet of a state border to sell cigarettes at the prevailing prict in the border state. Since Missouri does not collect a tax on cigarettes, this would allow the four firms to sell cigarettes at a six cents-per-pack discount. Filing the suit were the Gulp Mercantile Co., of St. Francis; Greer Service Station, Paragould; Lowry Service Station, Leach vil(e; and Johi.-3on's Esso Station, Blytheville. Forfeit Traffic Bonds Merle Mark and Robert Lee Jay both forfeited $125 bond in Municipal Court this morning on a charge of hauling for hire without a permit while Ray E. Grant forfeited $19.75 bond on a charge of speeding. Courteous Thieves NORFOLK, Va. UP) — Jeff Dane, Norfolk television emcee, recently returned to his parked car and found the following note: "Sorry, they wouldn't, fit. We would have put them back on but we had to try someone else." The note, signed by a "Mr. X," was lying in two hubcaps that had been pried off Dane's car and left lying beside the vehicle. NOW! a blind that holds drapes, too! EL S-EGTJNDO. Calif.. ('/Pi — A midget atom bomber, less than half the size of many jet fighters, is being- added to Uncle Sam's aerial might. It is the Douglas A4D Skyhawk. unveiled by the company and the Navy yesterday. The ship is undergoing preparations for its first flight .perhaps next week. The single-place, low-wing, allu- minum-alloy monoplane is so small, approximately 25 feet in wingspan and 35 feet long, that it can operate from all sizes of navy carriers or short landing fields. It does not have the folding wings customary on carrier-based planes. Presumably in the 600 MJP.H. class, the Skyhawk has a Wright J65 Sapphire turbojet engine. Gus Deeding Dies, At Steele; Rites To Be Tomorrow STEELE. Mo. — Gus Heeding, operator of a taxi cab here for nearly 40 years, died today. He was 66. The oldest cab driver in Steele. he had resided here about 50 years! He was born in Tennessee in 1887. Services will be conducted at U:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Steele Church of Christ by Alton James, minister Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery with German Funeral Home in charge. He is survived by a sou. Hans Seeding, and three grandchildren. Rites Conducted For Mrs* Douglas Services for Mrs. Janie Douglas of Blytheville. who died in Richmond. Calif., last Tuesday, were conducted today at the Full Gospel Church near Calumet by the Rev Virgil Foster of Kennett. Burial was in Dogwood Cemetery with Cobb Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. Douglas, who was 63, had been visiting relatives in Richmond for the past month. She had made her home here with a daughter. Mrs. Annie Knight. Other survivors include four other daughters. Mrs. Fay Curtis and Mrs. Renda Mullins. both of Blytheville; Mrs. Clara Ennis of Memphis and Mrs. Rosa May Far- vil of Richmond: three sons, Ervin Douglas, Jack Douglas and Ray Douglas, all of Richmond; and a sister. Mrs. Hattie Carr of Armorel Pallbearers were Gifford Sipes, Omar Fulks. Herb Whitlcy. Paul Bowles, Jess Tipkins and James Alford. Ritci Held for Infant Services for the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Harris. Sr.. of Blytheville, who was dead at birth yesterday at Blytheville Hospital, were conducted this morning at Memorial Park Cemetery. Survivors in addition to the parents include three brothers, Leonard. Jr.. Carey and Gary; and two sisters, an as yet unnamed twin and Delores Fay. WILKINS McCarthy-Army (Continued from Page 1) "a phony issue" involving a, In the rules for calling witnesses. Potter said that McCarthy renewed at the closed-door meeting' his request that Clifford be subpoenaed. Potter also said that McCarthy and Symington engaged in a discussion along- the lines of their public clash at the hearing yesterday afternoon. He said the subcommittee listened to them but took no action. No Decision Jackson said that ways of shortening- the hearings by limiting- testimony and the number of witnesses were discussed at the closed meeting- but that "no decision was reached." Mundt said Joseph N. Welch, special counsel to the Army side, told the senators "he would be perfectly satisfied" to let the hearings end after testimony by McCarthy. Colin and Carr. Mundt said McCarthy objected vigorously to that, demanding- repeatedly the calling of both Clifford and Maj. Gen. Kirke B. Lawton, commanding general of Ft. Monmouth, N.J. Mundt agreed with Potter that there had been some explosive exchanges between McCarthy and Symington which amounted, he said, to a continuation of the angry quarrel they staged in the public session yesterday. "It was pretty spirited." Mundt said. He added that he has appealed to both of them to avoid similar exchanges in the public session. Mundt said there was discussion of the possibility of setting Friday, Saturday, or some date next week for the windup of the hearings, but no formal motion was made along that line. Mundt said Clifford would be called if it were decided to go beyond the witnesses already scheduled. He said after testimony from the presently scheduled witnesses is completed, the subcommittee would meet again behind closed doors to hear requests for further witnesses and decide whom should be summoned. There were indications etc., 3rd graph tu24 (Continued from Page 1) position he held until his death. Mr. Wilkins was an Army veteran of World War I and a charter member of the Luxora Rotary Club. He was a member of the Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Hazel Broach Wilkins: a son, James Calvin Wilkins of Luxora: four brothers, J. D. Wilkins, Jr., of Heber Springs. Ark., the Rev. Charles Wilkins of Newport, Mike Wilkjns of Manning and Dave Wilkins of Louisiana; two sisters, Mrs. E. M. Reed of Texas City, Tex., and Mrs. Henry Givinns of Malvern. Active pallbearers were k> be W. V. Jones, Ferman Rogers, Leroy Brownlee. Jerry Haley, Charles Johnson, and W. P. Ellis. Honorary pall bearers were to be C. B. Wood, A. B. Rozelle. R. C. Langston, C. D. Smith. C. W. Hoover, Moses Sliman and R. W. Nichols. Blytheville Girl Enters Miss Universe Contest Miss Jackie Woodard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Woodard of Blytheville. will compete in the third annual statewide Miss Universe beauty pageant to be held at Arkaasas Slate College in Jonesboro June 18. The winner will receive an all- expense trip to California July 15-25 to compete for the title of Miss United States in the Miss Universe competition. The Asiatic elephant often lies down when resting and sleeping. This is In marked contrast to the African species, which does so rarely, except to roll in mud or rub itself against an antheap. DENVER iVPi—T. Coleman Andrews. U. S. Commissioner of Internal Rewnue. said yesterday his agency is looking into financial affairs of Sen. Joseph McCarthy R-Wis und will wind up the probe within 60 days. Andrews told reporters after a speech the investigation bus been in progress for many months. In his speech to a group of Denver civic leaders, he said his de- parnicnt has no authority to disclose such in vest lotions "but McCarthy has saved us the trouble- he has announced he is being investigated." Aty, Gen. Brownoil on Oct. 16. 1953. gave McCarthy a clean bill of health on questionK of personal finances and possible election law violations, but. said the Rovern- inent still was investigating the senator's Income taxes, A report issued by a Senate elections subcommittee on Jan. 2, 1953, raised questions about McCarthy's financial transactions- In one year, one female moth gery upon the human heart, and her descendants caji destroy the amount of wool produced by 13 sheep. ARMY (Continued time to weigh every word. "I can assure you there been moments in Washington during the past month and * hotf when the extra time might hftvt been helpful." ' At another poiot, he quoted j» speech made at West Pokit in 1MO by Gen. Horace Porter of Pennsylvania, then ambassador to France. Stevens said thM Porter declared: " 'When you are sure you a»e right, do not be disarmed by unjust criticism. . . . Censure it often the concomittant to success. Even at the present day, in a land whose boast is justice, and among a people whose patent of manhood m their sense of fair play, whtte tbi American soldier, by h*« fidelity, his manly bearing, his matchless gallantry has earned the right to stand ... in the presence of the proudest warriors of foreign land*, at home the envenomed shafts of .slander are hurled at him from behind his back;, but they have not even pierced the khaki of his uo4» form." A drag hunt is one without a fun. 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