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June 15, 1954

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

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CASK.)' COURIER NKTft " TUESDAY, JUNE 1«. McCarthy, Symington Clash on Security of Senator's Probers (Continued from Page a duty to apologize to the young j men who have been working day and night to get rid of Communists without the help, may I say. •version at Ft- Monmouth, last August and September. Jackson suggested this was | of men like Sen. Symington." ibont the same time the subcommittee staff found out that Schine uras about to be drafted into the Araiy. Preliminary Work Done Schine was drafted Nov. 3. Garr insisted there had been «ome preliminary work before the j Monmouth investigation hit full j in August or September. He informants had been developed and information had been obtained. j Commodity And Stock Markets— Carr said, however, he didn't. "put too much stress" on a paper j oct 3410 given the subcommittee early in {Dec 3409 1S53 by Paul Crouch, a former (Men —.-... 3423 Communist now working for the Ntw York Cotton (11:3* quotation*) July 3409 3411 3407 3412 3408 3411 3408 3424 3422 3409 3411 3408 Justice Department's immigration j fsj ew Orleans Cottdfl service. j July 3404 3407 3403 The paper charged there were, Oct : 341Q 3410 340g 1,000 Communists in the Army. < Dec 3409 3409 340g Carr said he didn't necessarily j Mch 3426 342g 3425 agree with "Crouch but he thought { the' document was "a very good j *§,*__. C. v K*«i»« statement concerning Communist v-nicogo aoyoeuns infiltration" and it "served as a ! July .... 383 384 MJ 3406 Obituary Services Held For Mrs. Webb COOTER, Mo. Services for Mrs. Texas ,Ann Webb, who died Friday after a short illness, were 77 Believed Dead in Navy Plane Crash TOKYO — Searchers who conducted Sunday afternoon at Hoi- £ "'' \ h e - - -t ! QieQ m Ine reached the wreckage of a Navy plane on Yaku Island today found no sign of life and reported that all of the 17 men aboard apparently Building Permits and Real Estate ly Grove Baptist Church by the R A re^ntScooter for 55 years, i J™ <£*• ^^ c ^ Mrs. Webb was 81. and a member i hunt for more tomorrow. Seven bodies were recovered be- to of the Baptist Church. She leaves one Cooter; thre< Mary Barnett and iBshop of Steele and Mrs. Ruth Green of Indianapolis, Ind.; and several grandchildren. Clearing 1 weather permitted heli- " Walte*- Webb^ coplers to land men near the crash , wane. weoD jsite ]ast ^esday, and the first Mrs Thelbe-t ground P arties cufc their way MIS. ineioe.i tnrough denge jung]e tQ rgach ^ scene. The Navy said native litter bearers carried the seven bodies recovered down the 6,000 foot extinct volcano to a small railway which ends on the lower slopes. Yaku is a jungle-covered mountain which juts from the Pacific 50 miles south of Japan. COOTER. Mo. — Services for The Navy plane crashed Wednes- Virpil W. Coleman. who died at j day on a flight to the Philippines. his home near here Sunday after a Stormy weather and the jungle had Coleman Rites Held at Cooter long illness, were conducted yesterday afternoon at the Methodist Church by the Rev. Alton James. Mr. Coleman. 77. had been a res- 3408 ' ident of the Cooter area for more means of bringing it to our atten- ton." Jackson suggested tfiat Carr, as » former FBI agent, didn't need the memorandum to call his attention to communism. '1 didn't need the memorandum," Carr agreed. Acting Chairman Mundt (R-SD), seeking to conciliate the McCarthy- Symington row, Said in an interview Symington had asked a "hypothetical question" about possible subversives on the subcommittee's staff at yesterday's session and that it was a "misunderstanding" when McCarthy lit into the Missourian. But McCarthy told newsmen it is up to Symington to "put up or shut up." He accused Symington and Army Special Counsel Joseph Sept Nov Jan 270 V 8 2521/2 255% 270 V 8 252 " 2 255^/4 37734 266 Vi 249 252 & 3409 3426 380 14 267% Chicago Wheat July .... 193V; 193V 4 Sept .... 196 196 191 % Chicago Corn July Sept 158% 152ft 157 152 v; 156'/4 151% 191% 194% 156% clashed before, o> tempting to fasten "guilt by implication" on McCarthy staff members. Symington said he was "dumbfounded" by McCarthy's outburst at the close of yesterday's session, but he stuck to his contention that the subcommittee's files had been "dangerously handled" under McCarthy's regime and were potentially open to looting. Symington said in a statement the'point he was making was that all staff members had access to the files and some of them had not been cleared for "top secret" information, i "If by chance there was one rot- N«w York Stocks (12:4* «tt*ftfttt«M) A T and T 166 1-2 Amer Tobacco 60 3-4 Anaconda Copper 36 7-8 Beth Steel 681-8 Chrysler .59 7-8 Coca-Cola 1183-8 Gen Electric 40 Gen Motors 70 1-4 ~r Montgomery Ward 62 1-4 Int Harvester 30 5-8 Republic Steel 57 3-8 Radio 27 1-4 Socon'y Vacuum 42 3-4 Studebaker 111-4 than 50 years. He had expensive farming interests and operated a cotton gin. He is survived by his wife. Mrs. Anne Coleman; one daughter, Mrs. Everett Flowers and five grandchildren. Charles Rogers Dies in Gulfport Word has been received here of the death of Charles Brown Rogers, a former Blytheville resident. Mr. Rogers, who was a newspaperman in Blytheville 30 years ago, had been with the Gulfport. Miss-, Herald- He died in Gulfport Saturday. He was a brother-in-law of Mrs. Elma Armstrong and an uncle of Mrs. O. E. Quellmalz. Mrs. Quellmalz and Mrs. Armstrong are in Gulfport today for services which were conducted at First Methodist Church there. Standard of N J 88 Texas Corp 71 1-2 U S Steel 47 3-4 Sou Pac 41 1-2 L ires toe k NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, HI.. Lfl— (USDA) — Hogs 7,500: trad- Ing slower than usual. 25 to mostly 50 lower; some sales off more compared with early yesterday; sows under 500 Ib 25-50 lower; ten apple in the barrel—which there heavier sows 50-1.25 lower; 180- has been in other agencies—it might in turn be disastrous to our security," he said. All of this had little direct bearing on the charges of Secretary of the Army Stevens and Army Counselor John G. Adams that McCarthy and Roy M. Cohn. subcommittee chief counsel, brought improper pressure in trying to get favored Army treatment for Pvt. G. David Schine, a former subcommittee consultant. The McCarthy side countercharged that Stevens and Adams tried to use Schine as a "hostage" to sidetrack a McCarthy investigation of alleged Communists in the Army. The subcommittee voted on party lines May 26 to dismiss Carr as a principal to the case. Carr's testimony, generally given in short and laconic replies, supported the sworn accounts already given by McCarthy and Cohn in flat disagreement with those of Stevens and Adams. Carr, a 37- year-old former FBI man, said he regards all the McCarthy camp's charges as true. He testified that Adams once told him there was "a high-administration decision" to buck a move by McCarthy to call Army loyally board members for quesuomns;. He also quoted Adams as saying there were "probably 200" Communists or fellow travelers in the Army who could be called for questioning by the McCarthy subcommittee. McCarthy and Cohn have said Schine, while on weekend and evening passes from Ft. Dix, N. J., worked diligently on subcommittee business. Carr said he did not recall ever having seen a memorandum submitted by Schine. McCarthy said at one point he had "an unwritten rule, a rather 240 Ib 24.00-75; several loads under 220 Ib mostly choice No. 1 and 2 grade 24.85-25.00: 240-270 Ib 23.00-24.00; few 270-290 Ib 21.5023.00: 150-170 Ib 23.50-24.50; sows 400 Ib down 18.25-2.00: heavier sows 15.0-17.75; few at 18.00; boars 10.00-18.00. ,, Cattle 4.000, calves 1.500: opening very slow on steers and heifers; few deals good and choice barely steady at 19.00-23.00: cows opening steady; moderately active; utility and commercial cows 11.50-14.50; few at 15.00; canners and cutters 9.00-11.50; stroog cutters as high as 12.00; bulls steady to 50 lower; cutter and lightweight canners following yesterday's decline on utility and commercial; utility and commercial bulls 13.5015.00; cutter bulls 11.50-13.00: veal- ers steady; good and choice 17.0021.00: few prime 22.00: commercial and low good 12.00-16.00. HOFFMAN (Continued from Page 1) gubernatorial campaign. Pledges Repayment Mrs. Leonard pledged the Hoffman family would repay every cent of the money. Hoffman'? widow last Monday was voted a SS.OOO-a-year pension by the state Legislature and the bill await? Meyner's signature. Hoffman, affable after-dinner speaker and President of the fun- loving Circus Saints and Sinners, was suspended March 18 by Meyner from the S13.500 post he held since he left the governorship in 1938. At the time of the suspension. Meyner said he had evidence of 'widespread irregularities" in the Tax Installment Deadline Hears The second installment of estimated income tax is due to be paid on or before June 15, the Internal Revenue Office pointed out today. All but 10 percent of the total tax owed by corporations is due by June 15 and if not paid by that time, the corporation loses its installment privilege. The office also pointed out that regulations governing refunds as a. result of excise tax cuts are now blocked efforts to reach the crash scene until Tuesday. Church Council Lists Faults of Two Ideologies CHICAGO MB—A committee of th World Council of Churches, in a dis cussion of political philosophies has listed faults in both democrac and communism. The committee, in a report made public yesterday, criticized democ racy for permitting "inequality discrimination, injustice, exploita tion and aggression." It assailed communism even more harshly, saying the basic weaknesses was in the' denial God, the belief that economic changes can abeiish strife and self- seeking, and the belief that the proletarian man can lead history to its consummation. The report was prepared by 32 leading Protestant theologians for submission to the World Council of Churches second International Assembly which will be held in suburban Evanston Aug. 15-31. Negro Deaths available from Internal Revenue William McClellan Services for William McClellan, 65, are to be conducted Thursday at 2 o'clock at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church by Rev. C. W. Alexander. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Mattie McClellan; one daughter, Laura Belle Richardson, Los Angeles! two Service. U. S. Post Office Courthouse, Little Rock. Teacher Retirement To Require $2 Million LITTLE ROCK W — The State Legislature will start, off 1955 with a problem of paying nearly two million dollars out of its school budgets. Sate Finance Director Frank A. Storey told the state Board of Education yesterday that the state will have to pay $1.925,000 toward the Teachers Retirement System. That amount represents the state's part of matching payments made by the teachers. and' grandchildren | grandchildren. Gas ton Funeral charge. and three great Home is in Korean Refugees Told To Remove Shabby Huts PUS AN, Korea <JP\ — Some 3,000 residents of shabby cardboard huts scattered near the main street here were told today their dwellings soon would be torn down. »The 3,000 persons are refugees of the Korean War and of recent severe fires. City officials told them to rebuilt their huts, which they consider eyesores, outside the city. strong one, that when any member j purc hase of division supplies and j of the committee (staff) interrogates anyone who .doesn't want his name known .... I have requested that no memorandum be placed in the file, knowing -that too many people have access to those files." Carr, robust and perspiring, worked his way steadily through three pitchers hundreds of of ice water and cross-examination questions before yesterday's climax came with- Symington directing inquiries at him. After Carr had testified that one member of the subcommittee staff of investigators has "top secret" clearance and others have "secret" clearance, Symington commented: "It would be unfortunate if we had a subversive on our staff and he hadn't had clearance and then he examined an agency and in that agency he got information which made it possible for him to betray the country." "It would be unfortunate and most unusual," Carr replied, adding that "there ,are no subversives on our staff." •, When Symington asked if staff members had "clearance from the FBI,' McCarthy broke in to say Symington was making "the implication . . . that he knew* of some subversive on the staff." "He does not," McCarthy s»id. "If he knows of any subversive, then he should take the stand and tell Afcmt Mm, Otherwise, fe* OWM equipment. i The day after Hoffman's death, j Mrs. Leonard demanded that j Meyner clear her father's name ' immediately. In a letter to Meyner last night, she apologized to the governor because "for almost two weeks you have appeared in a crucially unfair position." Mrs. Leonard, mother of six children, termed her letter to Meyner a difficult one to write, "but it is warmly and sincerely largely a thank-you note." Bond Is Forfeited William E- Coate forfeited bond of $19.75 in Municipal Court this morning on a charge of improper license. McMath to Open Race LITTLE ROCK W)—Former Gov. Sid McMath announced yesterday that he will formally open his campaign for the U. S. Senate with a night address July 8 at the Robinson Auditorium here. Arkansas Not 'Alert' LITTLE ROCK Oft—Arkansas did not take part in yesterday's nationwide simulated atomic alert. State Director E. B. Ward Jr. said Arkansas Civil Defense was "not equipped to participate" in the drill. CONCRETE COOPERATES ...with your eyes ...with your brakes Safe driving at night, when accident frequency is highest, depends on being able to see far and stop quickly. If yon cant see—if you cant stop—you cant he safe! Concrete cooperates with your eyes. Its light color reflects much more of your car lights than dark-colored pavement. Its grainy surface diffuses light in all directions, letting you See a maximum distance forward. You can see better—and farther—on concrete. Concrete cooperates with your brakes. Tires quickly grab and firmly hold to its gritty texture. On concrete you get uniformly high skid resistance, rain or shine. On concrete you can make faster, smoother, safer stops. PORTLAND CEMENT ASSOCIATION »14 Falls lldg., McmphU 3, T*nn. A national organization lo improv* and *xt«nd fh« utet of Portland C.ment a n d concrete through scientific r.i.arch and engineering field work IF YOU CAN't SEE YOU CAN'T BE SAFE Seven building permits were granted by the city last week for the construction of six residences and one addition. Farr and Allen received a permit to build an §8,000, five room frame residence at 1005 Moultrie Drive while Harold Wright was granted permits to build $5,000 five-room brick residences at 825 East Walnut and 1000 Adams. Max Logan obtained permits to build $5,000, five-room frame residences at 832 and 828 East Walnut while A. L. Wadkins received a permit to construct a $300 addition onto a structure at 212 Sawyer and Lennie Smith is planning to build a $500, two-room frame residence at 500 Elm. Real estate transfers recorded in the circuit clerk's office last week were: Frank and Alberta Wagner to Dalton and Dorothy FowLston. for $10 and other consideration. Lot 11, and W half Lot 12, Block 14. Country Club Addition. Elah Gilmer to Bertha Hardin and Peggy Gilmer, for $10 and other consideration, Lot 7. O. S. Rollison Subdivision Replat. Mary E. Hooker to Leachville Frozen Foods. Inc.. for $1,050, a lot 222 x 196 ft., in town of Leachville. Virgil and Mary Johnson to Hershel Johnson, for $1 and exchange of property, NE quarter, NE quarter, Sec. 17-T15N-R8E, except west 210 ft. Hershel -and Edith Johnson tod Virgil Johnson, for $1, and exchange of property, SW quarter, NE quarter and W half of SE quarter, NE quarter, all in S Sec. 18-T15N-R8E. Arline H. Robinson to James and Mary Nowlin, for $12,000, NW quarter, NW quarter. Sec. 18-T15N-R9E. Thomas and Willie Smalley to H. T. Richardson, for $600. Lot 20 Block 9, David Acres Subdivision. Harry and Rita Boggess to James Boggess, for $1 and exchange of property, Lot 1. 2, 3. 6; and SE quarter NE quarter, Sec. 1-T15N- R12E; and Lot 2, Sec. 36-T16N- R12E; and 771 acres in Sec. 12 and 13 in T14N-R11E. Kemp and Mary Whisenhunt to Central Grade School Getting Face-Lifting As part of the regular maintenance and repair work on the Blytheville schools, Central Grade School building is receiving a face lifting job. The columned front of the building has been torn down and will be replaced by a simple stoop, W. B. Nicholson, superintendent of schools, said this morning. Because of the decayed condition of the old front it was found that it was cheaper to remove it than to try to repair it, he Said. The regular school maintenance crew and school janitors are doing the work. The grade school building is being gone over entirely for repairs of the cornice and gutters and brick joints. Some of the rooms are receiving new paint. Other schools are receiving or will receive attention as funds allow, Mr. Nicholson said. Among these is a new roof for the Clear Lake Negro School and smoke stack repair on Haley Field Gymnasium. Already repaired is a room at Lange School. Fireman leaps Off Train To Rescue Two-Y ear-Old Standing on tne Trades School Policy To Be Re-Studied LITTLE ROCK (IP) — The State Board of Education yesterday approved a statement proposing the resfcudy of the "separate but equal" policy in the public school system. The board agreed that the study was needed in view of the U. S. Supreme Court's May 17 ruling outlawing segregation in education. However, the board said nothing about a definite move toward integration. District-wide accreditation for schools was approved by the board. The plan, which will abolish accreditation of individual schools, is scheduled to become effective July 1, 1957. OMAHA WV-"I saw him standing by the rail on the right. We blew the whistle and sounded the bell. The child just stood there. ,1 knew there was just one thing to do." And so fireman Otto Gibson of Falls City, Neb., dropped from the cab, scrambled ahead to the footboard as the train slowed down. Leaping to the right of the rail Gibson tucked the child under his arm and the two rolled to safety. Engineer Ray Bader brought the train tc a halt 40 feet beyond. The rescue occurred on the Missouri Pacific tracks in South Omaha last night. The father of the two-year-old involved had watched from a distance. A sleeping man was similarly rescued by a railroad conductor in Tucson, Ariz, .the night before. Mishap Is Reported James Rambo and Joe B. Cole were involved in a traffic mishap at the corner of Lilly and Main Streets this morning causing some damage to both vehicles, city police reported. Twining Cites Defense Needs More Preparedness Likely Due to Reds LEXINGTON. Va. (ft— Gen. Nathan P. Twining said today th« United States may be forced to step up its military preparedness effort because of the Soviet drive tQ overcome American superiority in atomic weapons. Gen. Twining ,the Air Pore* chief of staff, said it seemed "futile to maintain that the most powerful weapons would not be used in an ultimate test of strength between the nations that possess them." In remarks prepared for commencement exercises of the Virginia Military Institute, Twining indicated clearly that he was referring to aircraft, particularly long range jet bombers, when he said he foresaw the possibility of increased military preparedness by the United States. He noted that the Russians have now begun to build bombers capable of delivering the most powerful weapons over the greatest distances at the highest altitudes and speeds. "We may be forced to step up our own progress through heavier investments and increased effort," Twining said. state meeting at Nodena, 11 a.m. A. L. and Opel Perry, Jr.; for $10 and other consideration, Lot 8, Willie Beasley Subdivision. Church of Christ of Manila to E. E. Fairest Hart, for $500, Lot 12, Block 1, C. D. Ashabranner Addition to Manila. 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