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June 9, 1954

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE NINB Russia Warned US Will Resist Attack With All Weapons LONDON (AP) — NATO's supreme commander in Europe, U. S. Gen. Alfred M. Gruenther, warned Russia last night that the West will meet a Soviet attack with "every weapon in our arsenal," including atomic bombs. "In our thinking we visualize the use of atomic bombs in the support of our ground troops, we also visualize the use of atomic bombs on targets in enemy territory," Gruenther told a D-Day anniversary dinner at which Prime Minister Churchill also spoke and the Duke of Edinburgh presided. If war with Russia should come this year, the NATO commander said, "the Soviet Union would be defeated." "I do not want to say we would win," he added, "because I am sure in a third world war there would be no winner." .Gruenther also told his audience he.was not sure time was on the side of the West. Russia's industrial and atomic stockpiles are mounting, he explained, and her air power displayed at the recent May Day parade in Moscow was "devastating." But at present, he said, the Soviets have no answer to the Allies' long-range aircraft. He cited the big American B47 jet bomber, "a plane which can fly so fast and so high that there is no defense against it in 1954." Gruenther told of one B47 which recently flew the Atlantic in 4 hours 34 minutes. . Churchill told the West that "peace through strength must be our guiding star." He warned that if the free nations relax their defense efforts, it would imperil European peace, and if differences split the Allies, it would lead to "general ruin and enaimvement." Most AFL, CIO Unions to Sign 'No Raiding' Pacts WASHINGTON UP) — A sizable majority of AFL and CIO unions prepared to sign a labor peace pact today despite efforts of some powerful unions to kill off the idea. By signing, unions would pledge not to "raid" the memberships of other labor groups which agree to abide by the pact. Almost 70 of the AFL's 110 affiliates and more than 30 of the CIO's nearly 40 unions were reported ready to sign. AFL President George Meany and CIO President Walter Reuther have plugged the plan as a preliminary to possible merger of their two organizations into a single 15-million-member labor federation Among the holdouts were known to be the 1,300,000-member AFL Teamsters union, headed by Dave Beck, the 700,000-member AFL Carpenters union, and the 1,200,000 member CIO Steelworkers union, headed by David J- McDonald. Commodity And Stock Markets- N«w York Cotton (12:30 quotations) July 3438 3429 3422 3422 Oct 3417 3419 3413 3413 Dec 3417 3418 3414 3414 Mch 3431 3435 3430 3430 Obituary Ntw Orleans Cotton July 3424 3426 3420 3420 Oct 3415 3415 3412 3413 Dec 3417 3417 3412 3412 Mch 3435 3435 3430 3430 Chicago Soybeans July .... 363 365 357 36214 Sept .... 272 272% 269V 4 269 3 4 Nov .... 251 251 % 248% 24914 Jan .... 254y 2 254 3 /o 252V* 25234 Chicago Wheat July .... 194 7 / 8 195% 194% 195% Sept .... 191% 1973/4 196& 197% CCOTER, Mo. — Relatives here haev been notified of the death Monday in Tampa. Fla., of Herbert Samuel Waters, 59. He was the brother of Mrs. Ella Rushing, Mrs. Laura Beckham and Homer Waters, all of Cooter. A former Cooter resident, he moved to Florida several years ago. Other survivors include his wife, his father, H. S. Waters of Ola, Ark.; and three other sisters, Mrs. Alma Pitts of Dyersburg and Mrs. Mary """ucker and Mrs. Lula Ashcraft, both of Ola. Mrs. Rushing and Mrs. Beckham left Monday for Tampa to attend services. They were accompanied by Mrs. Beckham's daughter, Mrs- Joe Burton, and Mr. Burton. Former Resident Dies in Memphis MEMPHIS — Services for Henry Clay Alley, 81, who died at his home in Memphis yesterday afternoon, will be conducted tomorrow afternoon at 3 p. m. at the National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Cemetery. Holt Funeral Home of Blytheville is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Alley lived in Blytheville before moving to Memphis about 12 years ago. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Rose Alley; two daughters, Mrs. Clark and Mrs. Mary Odom, all of Memphis; two sisters, Miss Ann Alley of Memphis and John R. Alley of San Francisco, Calif. Joiner Man Heads State Blind Group John Edward Chiles of Joiner, social science instructor at the Arkansas School for the Blind, was elected president of the Arkansas Association for the Blind at the 33rd annual con- \ vention recently. Mr. Chiles was graduated with honors from Henri rix college in 1947 and received his masters degree from Vanderbilt in 1949. His thesis was ''The Early Public Career of Joe T. Robinson," John E. Chiles is in the Mississippi County Library in Osceola. A committee from the Blind School has just completed a pamphlet that will be published by the American Foundation for the blind. Mr. Chiles has written one section of the study and the summary and conclusion. He has taught in the School for the Blind for the past five years- He also is chairman of Social Science Department of the National Education Association for instructors. Mr. Chiles is the son of Mr. and Mrs. E. B- Chiles of Joiner. COUNCIL Chicago Corn July .... 155% 155% 154% 155% Sept .... 150 3 / 4 150% 149% 150% Nt w York Stocks (J2:45 quotation*) A T and T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester Republic Steel Radio Socony Vacuum Studebaker Standard of N J Texas Corp Sears U S Steel ., Sou Pac 167 3-8 61 5-8 35 7-8 65 5-8 58 3-4 115 1-2 114 1-4 67 7-8 62 22 31 1-8 55 3-8 26 41 3-4 16 1-2 86 5-8 69 3-4 64 45 5-8 41 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, HI. 6P)— (USDA) — Hogs 6,500; moderately active, uneven; weights 180 Ib up steady to 25 lower than yesterday's average; most loss on weights over 230 Ib; 170 Ib down 25.50 lower; sows steady to 25 higher; bulk choice 180-240 Ib 25.5026.10; several hundred head 26.15 and several loads choice No. 1 and 2 or uniform lots under 220 Ib 26.25; 240-270 Ib mostly 24.50-25.50; 150-170 Ib 25.00-26.00; sows 400 Ib down 19.00-20.50; few 20.75; heavier sows 17.00-18.75; few 19.00 . Cattle 3,500, calves 1,000; open- New Stamp Issue To Be Available At Post Office A supply of a new stamp issue in booklet form will be available at Blytheville Post Office June 30, Postmaster Ross Stevens announced today. The new stamp will be a three- cent Statue of Liberty "In God We Trust" stamp and will not be available through the Philatelic Society, Mr. Stevens advised. Collectors desiring first-day cancellations of booklet panes may send a "reasonable" number of addressed envelopes with money order remittance to cover cost of stamps, to the Postmaster at Washington, D. C. It will be necessary, Mr. Stevens pointed out, for the, envelopes to be addressed in the lower left hand corner of the envelope to allow sufficient space for the booklet pane. ing slow; early sales steers confined largely to shipper interests; some deals steady at 20.00-22.00 on low to slightly better than average good kinds; heifers and mixed yearlings opening steady; cows mostly steady with utility and commercial 11.50-14.50; canners and cutters 9.00-11.50; bulls and vealers unchanged; utility and commercial bulls 14.00-15.50; cutter bulls 12.00-13.00; good and hoice vealers 17.00-21.00; few prime 22.00; commercial and low good vealers 12.00-16.00. PAGEANT (Continued from Page 1) Deskin, Hathy Reddick. Sandra Hrabovsky, Maureen Powers and Mildred McCaskill. Mr. Jaycee President of 1974 — Randy Hawks, Floyd Seay, Jr., James Torjusen, Earl Gentry, James Gurley, Morgan Rainwater, Ronnie Cude, Louis Katz, Michael Berry, Freddie Grable, Stephen Bright, Roger Oldham. Ronald Stallings, John Macre and Harry Halstead. Storm Damages Reported Here Two Blytheville houses were reported this morning as having been affected by lightening during the thunderstorm yesterday afternoon. The fire department was called to 2245 Marguerite during the down pour when lightening struck a tree by the back porch and ran into the in the residence, occupied by Mrs. house on an electrical line. Fuses in the residence, occupied by Mrs. M. A. Middleton, were blown i the main fuse box but caused n damage, according to Fire Ohie Roy Head. The light fixture In the bathroom of the Joe Fellhauser residence a 1027 Chickasawba was damaged an part of the wall scorched when lightning ran into the house on an electrical line. No other damage was reported to the house. Cars Collide Here Andrew Brown and C. K. Speck were involved in a traffic acciden at Main and Blytheville Hospital alley yesterday aternoon, causing heavy damage to the Speck vehicle and some damage to the other car according to police reports. BUY A NEW CHEVROLET-TODAY'S BUT BUY FOR BEAUTY! the only body by fisher IN THI LOW-PRICE FIELD Compare the beauty and quality of the body—inside and out. Compare the power and performance. Compare the features and the price. That is the way to get the most— and the be**—for your money. And that is what Chevrolet gives you. We're so sure of it that we invift any fes* you care to make! Only Chevrolet in the low-price field gives you off these "Best Buy" values—* IIGGEST IRAKIS • HIGH COMPRESSION POWEt • FISHER IQftY QUALITY • SAFETY PLATE GLASS • FAMED KNEE-ACTION RIM • FULL-LENGTH lOX-GiR&ER FRAME 1HY If AND YOU'LL TfU US THAT YOU GIT THt BfST OF ALL 3- PERFORMANCE, KONOMY, PRICE I CHEVROLET SULLIVAN-NELSON CHEVROLET CO 301 West Walnut Phone 3-4578 (Continued .from Page I) on hand at the meeting last night to ask the council to purchase a lot 50 by 635 feet extending from West Rose to Carolyn Street. The lot, now owned by J. D. Robinson, WHS once designated as a street but was not inside the city limits. The surrounding property in that section became the property of an insurance company which went into County Court, and had the land repluted and this piece of land changed to a lot instead of a street. Want Street Opened The people who live in that area want the street opened to aleviate traffic problems. The Council asked them to have a petition circulated asking for that action. It was explained that the people in that area would have to bear the cose of buying the Jot. < Another delegation a-sked for the paving of Tenth Street and more speed limit enforcement on that street Tenth street was not included in the new paving district because of the low property valuation along the street. Few houses face Tenth Street. The delegation stated that since the stop signs had been changed to make Tenth a through street, the traffic had increased, causing dust and speeding problems. Mayor Jackson appointed a committee to meet with County Judge Phillip Deer and see how much help the county would furnish in paving the street. He also said the city street department would canvas the residents of that street to determine their readiness to pay the usual $1 per running foot fee for blacktopping the street. Oldest Member of State Bar Association Dies HARRISBURG, Ark. (VP)—Death has claimed J. j. (Babe) Mardis. the oldest member of the Arkansas Bar Association whose simple recipe for long life was "Keep busy, keep smiling and keep trusting the Lord." Mardis, who practiced law here until he was past 100, died yesterday at his home at the age of 103. Segregation's Responsibility Is Cited Here The responsibility imposed upon those affected by the recent Supreme Court ruling on segregation was stressed by Municipal Judge Graham Sudbury last night in a talk before the statewide Negro Baptist Sunday School and BTU <>.>!>.;,;re.ss which opened here at Harrison High School gymnasium. Judge Sudbury gave a welcome address on behalf of the city for Mayor E. R. Jackson, who "could not be present Numerous other welcome addresses were given by both Negro and white ministers and laymen. Also speaking on the responsibility involved in the segregation ruling, Rev. E. C. Dyer for Texarkana said public school intrgration posed the greatest problem ever faced by the Negro. The annual sermon was delivered by M. A. Curry of Camden. The Congress continued today with clinics and round table discussions and included addresses by Dr. Fred T. Guy of Little Rock, president of the Arkansas State Baptist Convention and T. P. Cogg, president of Arkansas Baptist Colle- ege at Little Rock. (Continued from Page l> Democrat, mentioned among other things a $10,000 payment McCarthy received from the Lustron Corp., and the question of whether McCarthy had converted to personal use any funds contributed to Mc- Carthy'for his fight against communism. It was the third successive day in which there have been flareups between McCarthy and Symington. Before today's session began, McCarthy told reporters he might have a statement later in the day of an Army plan to bring the hearings to an early close. The Wisconsin etc., 2nd graph ta46 CONFERENCE (Continued from Pane 1) torios have been Invaded by Com- MiunLst-led Vietmlnfi troops. They demand withdrawal of the Communists. Molotov also called for discussions on the sovereignty of the throe Indochincse states, even though they all claim to be independent. He called for withdrawal of all foreign troops — meaning French I'oivo.s—-before elections could be held. At the same time, he stuck to his demands that supervision of the armistice agreements be handled by a mixed commission of Communist and non-Communist nations, made up of Poland. Czechoslovakia, Switzerland and Sweden. The West already has rejected the Communist, supervision plan. British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden advanced his own proposal yesterday that policing of the armistice be placed in the hands of the five Asian nations whose premiers recently met at Colombo, Ceylon. They are India, Pakistan, Ceylon, Burma and Indonesia. U, S. Under Secretary of State Walter Bedell Smith supported Eden's proposals. These statements, after more than six weeks of intense debute, left, the conference still tightly deadlocked on every major point. The same was true of the Korean question, which is being considered by a 19-nation group here. OSCEOLA NEWS (Continued from page 3) school grounds where he was graduated in May. * * • BUCK IS the great great grandson of Admiral Raphael Semmcs, who was commander of the "Alabama," the most famous Confederate vessel in the war of secession. Having grown xip on stories of his famous ancestor, Buck learned early in life of what the American flag stands for and as soon as he was old enough to become a Cub Scout, he rigged himself up in everything pertaining to the order and while he was a Cub, he was made mascot of the Osceola Scout Troop 51. When he reached 12, h* laid *slde his Cub Scout uniform and nobody in Osceola could have been any prouder than when hi« parent*, Mr. and Mrs. W. V. (Lefty) Alexander, took him to Memphis and outfitted him from,head to foot in what his older brother had been eligible to wear a couple of years previously. You know how those two yean can lord over the younger brother. It's quite a rarity having two Eagle Scout sons, but Buck said his older brother sure made it hard for him to earn merit badges, especially the swimming badge. He thought he was a pretty good swimmer and was eager for the test but he almost drowned trying to pass it — he had to pass it before the most critical person on earth — his brother. • • • BUCK CLAIMS he could have passed it at camp with flying colors — red, white and blue that is. He had been swimming since he could walk but Brother Bill had him performing tricks that had never been given a Scout before nor since. Buck was made an Eagle Scout the day of the Memorial services for Steve Ralph, and up to this writing he has earned 34 badges. Like father, like son, Buck is interested in sports of all kinds and was one of the star football players during his high school career. He's young enough, 18, to say he's quite a ladies' man and was recently elected president of the new teen-age Cotillion Social Club. He is acting as one of the life guards at the new swimming pool and will enter the University of Arkansas in September. He's an all-around American Youth and is as proud of his Eagle Scout training as a second lieutenant would be coming out of Officers Candidate School. Through his Scout activities, he was given the opportunity for all the virtues that make for efficient manhood and good citizenship and those are the things that are represented in our American flag. StomacUproar 6*1 (art, toothing nlltf whfc PIRCY MIDICINI 11 Today, some heavy-duty motor oils offer you protection against friction wear.... others offer protection against acid wear. 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