The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 25, 1953 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 25, 1953
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fAGB TWELVE (AKKJ COUK1KK NfcWS WEDNESDAY NOVJiMbKR 25,1958 Thanksgiving, '53-Hope for the Future (Continued from Page l) llest walkout. In Washington, trim Elt workers were out and the go' ernment was ordered to operat the lines. A (orrrter senator from Missour Harry S. Truman, ate his firs Thanksgiving dinner in the Whit House. 131C Great was America's bounty thi Thanksgiving and deep its thanks But hunger crouched astride Bu rope like a vulture. "Many have been our blessing in contrast to other people," re marked an American general aghast at the despairing plight o conquered Germans. Macy's revived its a n n u a Thanksgiving Day parade in Ne\ York and two million person turned out to watch. Four hundred thousand soft con miners were on strike. Railroads lacking coal, cut service and holi day travelers stood in the aisles. Turkey was back in unlimited supply. "The turkey Is ... withal true-original native of America" — Ben Franklin (1106-1790). Soviet Foreign Minister Molotov talked disarmament at the United Nations. A French .Cabinet fell— and so did French soldiers in Indochina. 1947 Europe's hunger touched the conscience of well-fed Americans this Thanksgiving. President Truman went without bread and eggs to symbolize ths nation's food con- And Stock Markets- Commodity New York Cotton • (11:45 quotation!) Dec 3312 3312 3306 Mch 3342 3342 3337 May 3354 3354 3349 July ..• 3338 3338 3330 New Orleans Cotton Dec 3308 3310 3303 Mch 3346 3348 3339 May 3355 3358 3350 July 3338 3338 3330 Chicago Soybeans Jan .... 302'/z 306'A 30P. Mch .... 301 & 305% May .... 299 302 July .... 293 296 Chicago Corn Dec .... 154% 15654 Mch .... 151% 159'/ 8 Chicago Whear Dec .... 197% 199% Mch .... 203 204V 2 New York Stocks 1)2:45 quotations) Amer Tobacco 66 3-8 Anaconda Copper 323-4 Beth Steel 503-8 Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int 301'/ 2 298% 293 154% 157% 203 3308 3338 3350 3331 3310 3339 3350 3330 306 305',! 302 296 155% 159 190% 204(4 scrvatiori program to aid the hungry overseas. Jews took food gifts for Europe to their temples, Christians to their churches. "Give what you have. To someone it may be better than you dare to think"—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882). In Tokyo, Gen. Douglas MacArthur interrupted a heavy work schedule to eat turkey with his family. At home, 107 Americans died in traffic. There was mixed weather, snow in the North, sun in the South, rain in the West. 1948 It was, perhaps, the finest Thanksgiving to Ihe decade. The Marshall Plan was funnel- Ing 1 American aid overseas. Displaced persons arrived in America in a steady stream, tasting for the first time the delights of a Thanksgiving holiday. "Give me your tired, your poor, ,'our huddled masses yearning to areathe fr^e" — Emma Lazarus (1849-1887). Turkey prices hit new highs, rom 79 to 85 cents a pound. A long, costly East Coast dock strike was settled. An airliner caught fire in Los Angeles, but passengers and crew escaped unharmed. On New York's Bowery, a lady bum got a free meal apd a chance at rehabilition, moving'her to tears as she exclaimed: "It's the best Thanksgiving Day ever had." 949 A quiet, peaceful Thanksgiving, he last America was to know In our years. "Rest and be thankful"—anon. The traffic toll hit Thanksgiving ligh of, 123. The West German government sledged itself to an antiwar policy. Jritain's House of Lords voted hat nation a step nearer steel na- Aonallzation. The President of Turkey re- eived an American turkey from Vestern breeders. Turkey prices were down a bit, ut still high. Dinner at home for our averaged $5.07—in n restau- ant $6 a head. The weather was mostly fair. Japanese students dined as uests in American homes in sev- •al states. Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, the resident's window, entertained the hah of Iran at Hyde Park, N.Y. Milton Bcrle, the hottest thing n television, tumbled from a lead ; oat in Mncy's parade, landed niling and unhurt. 150 War, again, nnd a Thanksgiving ouded by suffering, the taste one from the turkey, the sparkle om the air. "Once to every man and nation, inies the moment to decide, in e strife of truth nnd falsehood, r the good or evil side"—James R. Lowell (1819-1899.>. America and the United Nations A record crop of 52 million turkeys had cackled their Inst cackle. Many of them ended up in frontline Korean bunkers' or were dropped by helicopter to troops Isolated on Heartbreak Ridge. In Lansing, Mich., a mother marked the homecoming of her three sons from Korea—one dead, one crippled, one wounded. She sobbed: 'I'm so happy my boys are home." 1952 Still no peace in Korea and Gen. James A. Fleet told the U. S. 8th Army there: "Let us all thank God that we have allies to fight with us and that we have a united team in Korea. Let us thank God that we nre still free to worship as each man feels in his heart he wants to worship Him." j'eligious services were extended even to front-line dugouts, this third Thanksgiving In Korea. At home, It was a white Thanksgiving In many parts of the nation. Traffic took 105 lives. Vegetarians In New York dined on soy bean roast and denounced flesh-eating tures." President fellowmen as "vul- Truman ate his last Thanksgiving dinner as president, while President-elect Eisenhower waited in the wings for Inauguration, the first Republican Chief executive in 20 years. There It Is, In brief. Those were our Thanksgivings these past 10 years. Some good, some bad. Tomorrow? Well, if nothing else, heed the words of the poet Walt Whitman, who once sflid, "Thanks ere I go: for health, the midday sun, the impalpable air, for life, mere life, for precious ever-lingering memories." FARM BUREAU (Continued from Page 1) of the resolution against the proposed tax assessment amendment, which will be voted on at the November, 1954, general election, Sullivan Supports Resolution Rep. R. C. Johnson, a delegate from Lincoln County, sought unsuccessfully to have the resolution rejected on ground that the federation had no right to try to influence its members or the general public In the matter. Delegate Hays Sullivan of Mississippi County spoke for the resolution. He said the Cherry proposal wouldn't correct present assessment inequities and might add new ones. That ended the debate, cherry wasn't mentioned, either in the resolution or in the brief discussion. The resolution, now the official stand of the Arkansas federation, expresses disbelief that the proposed amendment will "solve any of our present problems" and says here already are "ample laws... 'or equalization of tax assessments." The Cherry proposal would provide for assessment of property at ull value—instead of the present partial value—and would sharply imlt the rate of taxation. 61 3-8 had made their choice in Korea. 108 1-2 i There a final. homc-by-Christmas 86 1-2 drive was poised n.ininst Red Ko- 59 1-2 ren. It was to nntl three clays later ' 57 with China's entry into the war. !!> 1-8 Lon',' Island's Th-nte.tlvlng wns , Harvester ............ 27 1-4 j shrouded In gloom nfler death J C Psnney ............... T! 1-4 cln'merl 19 persons in n ralircad Republic Steel ............ 49 3-8 i wreck al. Richmond Hill. Queens. Rndl ° ................... 21 1-4 i "i Itnocl: unbldclon cn-.e al every Socony Vacuum .......... 33 1-4 ' <?a!e"-J. ,). Ii-alh <iS33-""!0> Studebaker .............. 22 3-3 | The wither was '- T-C'-V but n Standard if N J .......... 71 7-8 big storm was bulk' 'ii? up nnd 22 Texas Corp Sears . . U S steel Sou Pac , 37 1-4 59 n-8 u-'cs lay in iu Pn";'d™t Tnm-.n . 1-2 ] Thnnksgivin.T in TTnir Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111. UV-(USDA) — Hogs 5,500; active; barrows and gilts unevenly 50-1.00 higher; sows mostly steady; bulk choice 180-230 Ib barrows and (jilts 22.50-85; ^everal hundred head mostly choice No. Is and 2s 23.00; most 240-270 Ib 21.50-22.50; heavier weights scarce; 150-170 Ib 21.7522.75; odd lots 120-140 Ib 21.00-50" sows 400 Ib down 19.25-20.75; heavier sows 18.00-75. Cattle 2,500; calves 800; relatively little done early on steers, heifers and butcher yearlings; cows strong, utility and commercial cows 10.00-12.50; relatively few utility offerings under 10.50; bulls steady; .utility and commercial 10.50-12.50: vealcrs and calves steady; few prime vealcrs to 28.00; good and choice 19.00-25.00; utility and commercial 11.00-17.00; commercial and good slaughter calves 12.00-17.00. WRECKER SERVICE For tist dependable wrecker »na tow service please call me Tom Little Jr. t have the largest, best equipped wrecker in this part of the country ... No job too l»re« ... No Job too small. 4422 8974 BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO. n tYrd I-hu-n, awaiting the rplinbilit.ition of (he White House. Korean truce talks were under way. A hope for an armistice by Christmas buoyed America this Thanksgiving. American casualties nearcd the 100,000 mark. "In the midst of battlfe, in the roar of conflict, they found the serenity of death"—R. G. Ingersoll (1833-1899). Vice President Albcn Barkley spent the day brfore his 7-Hh •• birthday dining with American jet pilots at a rain-swept, Korean bn;.e. , President Truman ate turkey at Key West, Fla. Eight from Here Attend Juvenile Delinquency Meet JONESBORO — Eight Blytheville public officials and civic lender- heard Gov. Francis Cherry urge the formations of county units to combat- juvenile delinquency in an address at n seven-county confer- once here yesterday. Citing the rise in rural juvenile delinquency cases, the chief executive said that even with the lack of funds he saw "no goocj reason why Arkansas can't have as good a program to handle delinquents as any other state in the union." T'.^e governor called for the for- mr.tion of county organizations to combat the problem, sirnilur to Child Cnre, Inc., a non-profit or- i CattteiiUon set up here several years i aJcK'by a group of Jonesboro citi- . /ens;, headed by GOV. Cherry when he was chancellor here. Those from Blytheville nUrnding ths conference were, Court Judge Zal B. Harrison, Chancellor • LDOII Smith, County Judge Philip ! D2cr, Mrs, Harriet Canada, Mrs. i Thrlma Lane, L..H. Autry. William : S. Rucier, and John Mayes. i The queen ants of Australia's white ants often are four inches in length. Costs so little... lash a lifetime! f EfflPIRE FLOOR FURNACE E. C. Robinson Lumber Co., ...this is! MEW Instant-Set Margins automatic, accurate, fast! NEW Touch responsive, feather-light! NEW "Write" clean, clear, uniform! NEW Kcytcver Action speed where it counts! This all-new Smith-Corona "Eighty-Eight" Secretarial is engineered for tireless touch, effortless speed and action. Try it! In your own office... Smith-Corona Don Edwards Co. Phone 3382 Blytheville, Ark. Calvary Baptist- Plans Revival A two-week revival will begin at Calvary Baptist Church here Sunday, it was announced yesterday by the pastor, the Rev. J. H. Melton. G. Covell Keenum of Decatur, Ala., will be the evangelist. He has served in Bible conferences with Dr. Bob Jones, Dr. Merv Resell, Dr. John H. Rice and similar Baptist leaders. Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. each day during the revival. CANADIAN (Continued from Page 1) Gouzenko were filed by Jenner's subcommittee, which Is seeking to find out whether the ex-Russian has any new evidence bearing on Soviet espionage In the United States. Canadian authorities rejected the first request, asserting the former embassy clerk had nothing new to say. Published reports that Gouzenko himself said he might be able to help U. 8. investigators' prompted the subcommittee to submit a second formal request. Pearson asserted that Canada has given the United States every scrap of information disclosed by Gouzenko in six or seven years of detailed questioning. "This ought to be enough to get out of him what he knows," the foreign secretary added. $960 Given in Drive For Home tor Needy About $960 has been received to date In the block drive being held by the Hill of Zion Church for funds to finance cinstruction of a home here for the needy aged and underprivileged Negro children. Rev. T. W. Thompson, pastor, said the goal of the drive is S4.000. Appointed Agent Here Rev. T. W. Thompson announced today that he has been appointed by the National Burial Association of West Memphis to succeed as agent here W. P. Cobb, mortician who died recently. MCCARTHY (Continued from P»ge » campaign, said: "The raw, harsh, unpleasant fact Is that communism is an issue and will be an Issue in 1954. "It would not be an Issue between our two great political parties If they were united in fighting communism. They are not so united today. Truman's diatribe against those who expose Communists is the best proof of that." Looks to '54 Election Looking to the 1954 Senate and House elections, McCarthy said: "If the American people agree with Truman that what he calls 'McCarthyism' is bad, that it is wrong to dig out and expose traitors, they have a chance to get rid of me as chairman of the investigating committee next fall by defeating any Republican up for election." McCarthy added that If the people "believe as I do that treason, dishonesty and stupidity should be exposed wherever and whenever found, then their answer is to keep the Republicans in power so we Now Many Wear FALSE TEETH With Little Worry E*t. t»lk. laugb or sneeze without fear of Insecure false teeth dropping, slipping or wobbling. FASTEETH hold* plates firmer and more comfortably. This pleasant powder has no gummy, gooey, pasty taste or feeling. Doesn't cause nausea. It's alkaline (non-acid). Checks "plate odor" (denture breath). Get FASTEETH at any drug counter. may contlmu to clew out th* Augean Stables." President Elsenhower told • news conference last week that he hoped the problem of Communists in government would be resolved In time so that It would not be an Issue next year. McCarthy cited several previously mentioned persons as examples of Communists in government during the Truman administration, and added: "Another case in whicn Truman intervened in behalf of a Commu- nist agent wag the can ef Geort* Shaw Wheeler. On April 11, 1990,: Wheeler, who had been working' for the U.S. government In Europe, deserted to the Communist cause, denouncing the 'Gestapo methods' of the United States and stating that he was going to stand 'proudly with the Soviet regime.' Wheeler then disappeared behind th* Iron Curtain. Kapok trees grow to t height ol 50 feet or more. I Around Arkansas BY JOE" MARSH "SEPARATING THE MEN FROM THE BOYS" Down around Siuugart on November 24, they're going to separate the men from the boys in the annual world's championship duck calling *contest. Being a duck hunter myself, 1 can appreciate this form of skill and craftsmanship. I'm not alone, because there'll b* hundreds of others like mc^noi quite good enough to compete—but interested enough to "sped ate." This contest U jusi one phase of this first duck hunting period for Arkansas. Folks from all over America will get a chance to sample our hospitality and gel rtirir lim >< <* ducks. We don't like to brag but «. know we have the ducks and we Me sure of our brand o( hospnalirjL Speaking of hospitality, 1 know i good number of our visitors and homefolks will enjoy a glass of beet Good American bm is made to enjoy al any time when good fellows or hunters get together. And served at home, in the duck camp or in a well- regulated cafe or tavern, beer jusi naturally belongs. 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