The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 11, 1953 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 11, 1953
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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1953 BLTTHEVILLE (ARK.) 1 COURIER NEWS PAGE FTV1 Arkansas Utilities' 'Propaganda'Hit by Proponent of TVA MEMPHIS (AP) —,An electric co-operative official said today that private power interests are trying to hide the benefits of TVA from Arkansas people by draping an "iron curtain" of propaganda around the state. Car! Cross, president of the Arkansas State Electric Co-op Corp., said in an address prepared for delivery before directors of the coop that: "These selfish interests know that an informed America will continue to grow through the development of its natural resources and that this development will be for all of the people—not for just a selfish few." Sitting in at the directors' meeting here were pro-TVA guest speakers from Tennessee and Mississippi. Gov. Frank Clement of Tennessee will speak tonight. Cross called his speech a reply ., to one made here earlier this fall states. natural resources for the benefit of all." Cross said Arkansas would have industrial growth that of Tennessee enjoyed rapid comparable to had "we been fortunate enough to have public officials with vision and a will to do what was best for all the people. ... I believe the records will show that the funds spent on TVA were first -offered to Arkansas for the development of the White River." The co-op official said Arkansas did reap some TVA benefits because "the cheapness of TVA electricity held down the price of electricity in Tennessee's neighboring by C. Hamilton Moses, board chairman of the Arkansas Power & Light Co., and an outspoken critic of the federal povJer project. Cross said Arkansas is being "bombarded" by anti-TVA propaganda n an operation designed to "confuse the little people." "This common enemy has long held taaclc the progress of the little people in Arkansas," Cross said, "and the spokesman for the selfish interest group, a native Arkansan, would have you believe that xve are opposed to the progress you are making in Tennessee. "We believe that the government is doing the most good for the most people when it develops our Commodity And Stock Markets- 3281 3310 3326 3304 3281 3310 3326 3306 3261 3298 3314 3295 3267 3299 3317 3296 York Cotton (12:30 quotations) Dec .. Mch .. May .. July .. New Orleans Cotton Dec 3285 3285 3260 Mch 3309 3309 3297 May 3326 3326 3313 July 3306 3301 3293 Chicago Soybeans Jan 306"i 308'/ 4 302% Mch .... 308 3083s May 304 ii 305'A July .... 300 301 Chicago Corn Mch .... 158'/8 1583J May .... 158% 159 Chicago Whear Mch .... 209'/ 2 20934 Mry .. . 205 209'4 8 New York Stocks 02:45 quotations) A T and T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper 30'a Beth Steel 52!., Chrysler 61 Coca-Cola , 112<2 Gen Electric SBTo Gen Motors 58 7 / a Montgomery Ward 56 N Y Central igij, Int Harvester 27% Republic Steel . Radio Socony Vacuum Studebcfker Standard of N J Texas Corp Sears U S Steel 39 Sou Pac 373 303 'A 301 296% 156% 157V;. 2077/ 8 207% 3261 3300 3317 3295 303!'., 304M, 301 297 157 157( 208 207% He find he hoped TVA would y to make power even cheaper and that the agency would continue to grow. "Our greatest fear." he added, "is that the private power boj's will want to compromise on what we now have." John Hemphill Of Gosnell Dies Funeral arrangements for John Thomas Hemphill of Gosnell, who died Saturday in Tulare, Calif., were Incomplete today pending arrival of the body. rvjmy umccrs ne planned 10 ques- Serviccs will be conducted at Cobb j tlon at tt secret . t (t cmoon Scs3 i 0 n, Army Security Officers Called In Ft. Monmouth Investigation By 0. MILTON JCKU.Y WASHINGTON I/PI—Army security officials were called for questioning toiiny by Son. McCarthy (R-Wisi about what he has, termed laxity in dealing with suspected disloyal persons at Ft. Monmouth, N. J. McCarthy did not name the Army officers he planned to ques- Puneral Home Chapel by the Rev. T. J. Richardson and burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery. Born at Gosnell. Mr. Hemphill. who was 40, had resided there most of his life. * Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Hemphill of Gpsnel!; two sisters, Mrs Tennie Stone and Mrr. Bessie Alexander, both of Nev* hill of Hornersville, Mo., and Paul York; and three brothers, Jim Hemphill of Hornersville, Mo., and Paul and Tommte Hemphill. both of Blythevllle. Pallbearers will be Earl Moody, Jack Moody. Leland Hodge. Fred Hodge, Irby Hodge and Billy Hodge. Rites Conducted For Ed Scott one of a scries he has been conducting in an announced hunt for espionage at Ihe Army's Signal Corps laboratories at Ft. Moil- 4 Arkansans Die in Two Accidents mouth, site ot radar nnd weapons research. Nor did he name former Ft. Monmouth workers he summoned to an earlier public session of the Senate investigations subcommittee he heads. He did say he would give a last chance to testify to Joseph Percoff, whom he threatened with a contempt of Congress citation yesterday after, he said, Percoff failed to respond to a subpoena. McCarthy described Percoff as a New York lawyer \vho once worked at Ft. Monmouth. The senator also threatened contempt action against Samuel Snyder and Morris Savitt, whom he described as former employes at Ft. Monmouth. Neither answered when his name was called for testimony, nor did Percoff. McCarthy said all three had previously been questioned in secret lessions. McCarthy said he plans to ask Pentagon screening board members this afternoon some questions about the cases of employes at the fort suspended since his investigation started, then reinstated. Big 3 to Seek Delay in Jordan River Project 1551J UNITED NATIONS. N. Y. Iffl— The Western Big Three were reported readying a call for the U.N. Security Council today to ask Israel to hold off work on her disputed Jordan River project until she settles the issue with her Arab neighbors. The 11-nation council was to resume debate today on Syria's charge that Israel is threatening peace in the Middle East by plans to shift some seven miles of the Jordan River to a canal largely Israeli territory which would power an Israeli hydrpelectric plant. A source close to the Western Powers said the reported resolution would give force to the request by the U. N. truce supervisor. Danish Maj. Gen. Vahn Bennike. that Israel stop work in the project until both parties to the Israeli- Syrian armistice agreement reach some settlement. This source said Britain. France and the United States had workec out a formula designed to bring he touchy issue to solution with a (little friction as possible. He said 'it softened Arab demands that the Israeli project by frozen indefin itely and at the same time sough more flexibility from Israel, whic] lias agreed only to stop wprk while the council considers the Syrian complaint. By The Associated Press Pour Arkansans—a couple and infant twins—perished in separate accidents ycsterady, bringing to 12 the number of persons who have died violently in Arkansas since midnight last Sunday. St. Francis, about six miles north of Piggott, Mr. and Mrs. Oran Ste- v.-nrt were killed in a ivuck-train collision. The Stewarts, both in their 60's WHITTEN — Services for Ed were crossing the tracks oh St. Fran- Scott, who was found dead Weclnes-1 c is' main street when their pickup day on the Pete Bullard farm near : truct and a northbound Cotton here, were conducted yesterday at' Belt train collided Crittenden Memorial Park Ceme- „, . v tery with Citizens Funeral Home of Twm Negro » lfants . 4-month-oId West Memphis in charge. I Lmdn Ka 5' antl Clenda Fay Wilker- Mr. Scott, who lived alone, was ' son - dled whcn fil ' e destroyed five „.„„, ,.„„ .„.„.„„„ found dead by M.r. Bullard after i houses at Marion, Ark., yesterday j yesterday in a wooded area west of he had not been seen for several j afternoon. Twenty persons were left Jackson. The contents were intact, days. County officers invest!?-'.ted <• homeless, and it was decided death resulted The fire started in the home of Briefcase with Secret Military Data Found JACKSON. Mich, M — A briefcase containing confidential material on jet aircraft and rockets, reported stolen from the automobile of Donald D. Cross, was recovered from natural causes. Rites Tomorrow For Alvin Sutton Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Wilkerson and spread to four other houses. Mrs. Wilkerson said she was across the street visiting her sister when the fire broke out. With the Courts Services for Alvin Sutton. 33. of Tomato, who died Saturday in a i Little Rock Hospital, will be con- CIRCUIT (Civil): J. W. Meyer vs. ducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow in Cobb I w - S. Lany, debt of $2.730 plus in- Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. j terest and $450. C. E. Woodfin. Burial will be in' Elrmvood Cemetery. I . . _ Survivors include a sister. Mrs.' Air Transport Resumed Paul Rich of Essex, Mo., and two brothers, William Sutton of Arvin, TOKYO 1* — The Communist ra- Calif., and J. H. Sutton of Esses, dio at Pyongyang said today Russia Pallbearers will be Thurman and North Korea have agreed to; Shields, R. W. Butler, Jess McLain, j reopen the joint Russo-North Ko- Frank Gift'ord, J. E. Sulllns and AI- i rea air transport company which bert Smith. w »s out of operation in the Korean war. Cross is Jackson area representative for Curtiss-Wright Aircraft Co. of Paterson, N. J. SCHOOL (Continued from Page 1) $4,303,495. Some of the extra money came from surplusses which will not be available in 1955. nivint; rise to speculation that other lax sources must be found. Ford said he thought it would be impossible to get a fair picture of Ihe financial outlook until next May when the bulk of the state income tax is paid. Harrison Choir Plans Festival 'I'liu 40-voico Harrison Hirii School choir will present a Christmas fes-, tival nt dip school gymnasium atj 5 p. in. Suncliry. I Included in the program will be i music from Uie works of Handel' and i.wmtovich in addition to a selection of spirtuals. Biblical readings will be given by the speech choir. Music director is E. P. Buffos-. There will be no admission charge. Calvary Baptist Reviyal Slated to End Sunday Revival services currently betas conducted by Evangelist Covel Keemnn of Dccatur, Ala., at Cal vary Baptist Church here are scheduled to end Sunday night. A unified service will be conduct ed Sunday morning and at a special service at 2:30 p.m. Sunday Mr. Keenum will speak on "Russia in the Light of Bible Prophecy." He also will speak at services tonight and tomorrow night. MOX - Theatre- On Wesf Main St. In Blyfheville Show Starts Weekdays 7'00 Sat. Sun. 1:0 43': 23=1 35' 22' 72? 61V: A banyan tree in Bali covers two acres and is one of the larges in the world. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111 Iff:— IUSDA i— Hogs 1.500; 230 Ib down 25.-40 higher later most ad vance lost: heavier weights steady; spots 25 lower late; sows 25-50 higher; around 250 head 185 200 Ib 25.00; otherwise little ovei 24.85; 180-220 Ib 24.75-85: 230-251 Ib 24.00-50; 270-280 Ib 23.00-75; 28 30 Ib 22.5-23.; heavier weights nominal: 150-170 Ib 23.75-24.75: 280 300 Ib 22.50-23.00; heavier weights nominal; 150-170 Ibs 23.75-24.75; 120 140 Ib 23.00-50; few light sows 22.50 bulk 400 Ib down 21.00-22.25; heavier weights 2.0.25-21.00; marke closed dull after active start. Cattle 1,200; calves 900: steers and heifers about steady in cleanup trade; cows active, fully steady to strong; bulls and vealers steady commercial and sood steers anc heifers 16.00-20.00: small lot high good and low choice steers 21.50; utility to low commercial steers and heifers 10.00-14.00: utility and commercial cows 10.00-11.50; few at 12.00: canners and cutters 7.5010.00; shelly canners 6.50-7.00; utility and commercial bulls 10.5012.50; cutter bulls 8.00-10.00: good and choice vealers 19.00-23.00; few high choice and prime 26.00-28.00; utility and commercial 12.00-18.00; commercial and good slaughter calves 13.00-18.00. RELSEF AT LAST For Your COUGH Chronic bronchitis may develop if your cough, chest cold, or acute bronchitis is not treated and you cannot allord to lake a chance with any medicine less potent than Crcomnlsion which goes into the bronchia] system to help loosen «nd expel germ laden phlegm and aid nature to soothe and heal raw lender, inflamed, bronchial membranes! Creomulsion blends beechwood creosote by special process with other lime tested medicines for coughs. It contains no narcotics. No matter how many medicines you nave tried, Creomulsion is guaranteed lo please you or druggist refunds money. Creomulsion has stood the test of many millions of users. (Adv.) RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. (Wide Vision Screen) TONIGHT ONLY FORT ALGIERS With Yvonne De Carlo & Carlos Thompson SATURDAY VIGILANTE TERROR With WILD BILL ELLIOT SAT. MIDNIGHT MAGNETIC MONSTER With Richard Carlson SUNDAY & MONDAY "SECOND CHANCE" %* IN 3-D Technicolor With Jobcrl Mitchum Linda Darnell Jack I'aiance ••••**•*•••••••••••••••• Speeding Bond Forfeited Joe H. Downs forfeited a bond! of $19.75 to Municipal Court this | norning on a charge of speeding. Arrow Stops Machine KEENE, N. H. M>>—This city's biggest power shovel was put out of | action when a steel tipped arrow pierced the big machine's radiator. | First Strip, The Hone SAN FEANCISCO (ff^— Thirteen students showed up at Balboa High Mohawk Indian style haircuts. On the warpath, vice principle Kemp Fredrick ordered the boys to visit a barber and be made "presentable." Farber John LaDuca made them as bald as eagles. On Our Wide-Vision Metallic Screen LAST TIMES TONITE Double Feature YOU'LL LAUGH, CRY, CHEER!- Stalag 17 Like dogs, wolves express pleasure by wagging their* tails and put their tails between their legs when frightened. At extreme flood, Guayra Falls, on the Parana river between Bra- ail and Paraguay, has more than eight times the water volume of Niagara Falls. YOUR FRIENJHY THEATRE Cartoon & Football News SATURDAY Double Feature Where Happiness Costs So Little for the Entire Family! IMMY ELLISON —A NO- FOUGHT THE FURY OF THE APACHE WARPATH...WHILE HIS BACK WAS THE TARGET FOR A HUNDRED GUNS! f - Cartoon & "Zombie" Serial TRAITOR... the town that pursued him! ENEMY... savages that ambushed him! HERO. the woman who trusted him with SAT. OWL SHOW 11:30 Cartoon SUNDAY & MONDAY Double Feature A UNIVCRSAL INURKAIIOWl PICTURE —AND— AUDIE MURPHY m LORI NELSON CONVEN! GRUEN "JOYCE" Veri-Thin. SOHTR 15 jewels. * «JU/a Expansion bracelet. 5 39 ; HAMILTON "CLINTON" 17 jewels, t M ff\ Cf\ Trimly slyl- * AU 3U ed stainless steel case. Your choice of dainty ladies' "Alma" or handsome man's "Walton." 17J "SUNBURST" 17J "CAMPAIGNER" 17J "CURINDA" $ 33 75 $ 47 50 LADIES BULOVA 17 jewels. 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