The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 12, 1953 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, December 12, 1953
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BIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12, 196| Democratic Rally Reveals Optimism By DOUGLAS B. CORNELL PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrats from the East kicked off a victory-in-'54 rally today, stoutly backing Adlai E. Stevenson's claim that party prospects are looking up. have to Echoing the "lair and warmer" reading of the Democratic politl cat barometer, by the 1S52 presidential nominee, Pennsylvania's Democratic national committeeman, Mayor David L. Lawrence o( Pittsburgh, confidently proclaimed: "There is « trend back to our party." Lawrence and other party leaders said the Democrats are sure to pry loose in next year's vital congressional elections the shnky Republican grip on the House and may recapture control of the Senate. Democratic strategists said they have soaring hopes of snatching half & dozen or more seats Irom tile OOP in 11 East Coast states alone. Democrats from these states and the District of Columbia are here to whip up party pep, raise cash for the coffers and listen to a Stevenson speech which will be nationally televised and broadcast at a $100-a-plate banquet tonight. 6 More Seals Six more seats from this region would be enough in themselves to upset the present House lineup of 219 Republicans, 215 Democrats and 1 independent. And party stalwarts are saying they can chalk up more gains in other parts of, the country. Averell Harriman of New York, holder of numerous top jobs in the Roosevelt and Truman administrations, said in an interview: "There isn't the slightest doubt we can get the House and perhaps the senate, but we'll all work and pull together." Lawrence said he is optimistic because the GOP barely squeezed control of Congress out of last year's election "even with President Eisenhower's tremendous pop- ularity—;uid they don't have him on thp ticket next year." When Stevenson arrived late yesterday, he listed the issue lor 1954 ns foreign trade, foreign policy taxation, farm policy. He said hi? speech would touch on "the state of the public mind, business, for eign policy, miscellaneous things,' and maybe communism in gov ernmcnt. The former Illinois governo said he didn't bring along any muc to toss at the Eisenhower admin istration. "As a friend said out in my state," he remarked. " 'He who slings mud generally loses." SENATE COTTON Negro Deaths Hubert Foster Services for Hubert Foster. 70, who died Thursday at his home here on Henderson, will be conducted at 2 p. m. tomorrow as Caston Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Henry Daniels. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Ceme- tary. Survivors Include his wife, Lena Foster, and three daughters. Lorene Buford, Blytheville, Minnie Holmon, St. Louis, and Bessie Harbinson, Los Angeles. Lilly Mae Johnson Services for Lilly Mae Johnson, 53, will be conducted Monday at 1 o'clock in the West End Baptist Church by Rev.' O. C. Johnson, pastor. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Ceme- tary. Her husband, Bud Johnson, survives. Caston Funeral Home Is in charge. (Continued from Page 1) nicnts are eligible to vote. No farmer must vote in the com- rumity in which they reside if polling places are available the Otherwise, he should vote in the polling place designated for his community. Individual farm acreage allotment quotas were put in the mall by the Agricultural Stabilization-Conservation iPMA) office yesterday. Polling places are to be published Monday. Farmers who think they are eligible to vote, but who are not sure the ASC (PMAi office has them on record as cotton growers would contact ASC offices in either Osceola or Blytheville. Wifh the Courts CIRCUIT— (Criminal)—State of Arkansas vs. James Mealer, forgery. City of Blytheville vs. Roger Brown, assault with a dendly weapon. Victim of Fire Says Wiring, Not Stove, was Cause A Blytheville mnn past 70 and his 14-year-old son nre having difficulty In renting an apartment after loosing all their clothes In a fire which damaged the interior of their three room home at.601 East Cherry last Tuesday. .1. L. Spain said that lie had been refused rental of » new place because of the report that the fire began from a kerosene .stove which was left on during his absence from the house. Thirty-two witnesses, including an insurance adjuster, say the fire started from defective wiring nnd not the stove, Mr. Spain said. He said he turned the stove off about an hour before the fire. Asked n bout the report, Fire Chief Roy Head snid that his report was (Continued from Page 1) with a request for investigation." He did not say exactly what Hie he meant. He had snld earlier the government personnel files on Taylor have been "flagged" with a warning that they contain derogatory Information raising questions of his loyalty to the government. Taylor has denied knowing of any such "flag" and expressed confidence that ''my record in the government, both civilian and military, will bear any scrutiny on matters of loyalty and security." Accusations Followed Speech McCarthy said Taylor "should be cleared if there are no grounds." hut otherwise should be denied any pension as a retired officer. Nine Killed As B36Hits Mountain EL PASO. Tex. MV-A ID-engine B36 global bomber, lumbering In BENSON (Continued from Page 1) surplus. In setting up 17.9 million acre allotment, Benson said it was the largest he could make under terms of the law controlling farm program. This year, the nation's farmers planted nearly 25 million acres in cotton. Benson said the present law controlling allotments would require excessive adjustments in a single year under a production program designed to bring supply closer into line with demand. He said the adjustment should be spread over two or more years. Benson's announcement came Just ahead of a grower referendum on Dec. 15 on the question of invoking rigid marketing quotas on the crop. for snow, landing rammed through swirling into a mountain yesterday and blew up. Nine men were killed. Five of those aboard, including the commander, had parachuted from a B36 over England last February. The bomber was letting down to land at Biggs Air Force Base here when it smashed into the went slope of bleak, 7.100-foot Franklin Mountain, just north of the El Paso outskirts. City Patrolman E. A. Williams, among the first to reach the scene, said nine bodies "were scattered up and down the slope." "One body was on fire. It was soaked v/ith gasoline." Carswell AFB, Fort Worth, said the B36 was being derried to Biggs, where it was to have been permanently stationed. Rescue workers, who had to slosh three fourths of the way up the mountain, planned to bring down the bodies today. REDS (Continued from Page 1) ,alks Friday on a course for the preliminary peace negotiations. He said he reviewed the progress of .he talks during the past week and 'Rhee and ]J saw completely eye .0 eye on the preliminary talks." Dean added, however, that Rhee reserved some doubts about inviting neutral nations to the con- erence. The deadlocked talks have been ottering for weeks. Neither the Allies nor the Reds would budge rom their position on the role Russia will play in the peace corner ence. Red China and North Korea lave insisted that Lhe Soviet Union ittend as a nonvotingc neutral ob- icrver. Dean has refused to ic- reat, from his Insistence that Rusia attend as n full participant, >ound by the terms of a treaty f one is signed. Quarterly Meet Of Ministerial Group is Set Plans for a quarterly meeting or j the Blytheville Inter-Racial Ministerial Alliance to be held at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church at 10 a. m. Monday were made yesterday at a meeting of the Alliance's program committee at the Frist Christian Church yesterday. The practicability of ending segregation in schools In the South will be discussed by Leo D. Jeffreys, principal of Harrison Negro High School. Election of officers for the Al- alince also will be held Monday and plans for a city wide race relations program Feb. 14 will be discussed. The committee Thanked the Chamber of Commerce for giving Negro churches an opportunity to participate In the Christmas parade and condemmended the Rev. W. J. Fitzhugh for his work as parade chair- GREENLEASE (Continued from Pago 1) Inquiry started, said he wanted the public to know the truth "as I gave it under oath." His resignation has not been accepted. His partner in the arrest. Patrolman Elmer Dolan, was' suspended by the Police Board and also /aces department charges. Shoulders said he never stated the money-laden suitcases containing the ransom money were brought into the district police station at the same time Hall was booked there. "I deliberately sneaked those bags into the station," he said. "I tried to keep the whole thing secret from everyone until we knew if the child was alive or not." He said he and Dolan went outside to a police car and brought the suitcases in within 10 minutes after the booking. Hall Serene Hall has said he had most oi the $600,000 ransom at the time of his arrest. When the two suitcases were opened by police, $303,720 was missing. Shoulders said Hall, who stated in his confession that the suitcases were not taken to the station with lini, just didn't see the luggage. Meanwhile, Hall was described is a serene man by a priest but the prison grapevine says he is nervous and sleepless as the execution date approaches. The Rev. George L. Evans, an ;piscopal minister and schooldays acquaintance, visited Hall Thursday. He said the condemned man told him he "now has an inward peace that he never before has known." But from death row where Hall and Mrs. Heady are under constant guard, came the report Hall was showing increasing nervousness and has had trouble lately getting to sleep. Russia to Give Ike's A-Plan Consideration LONDON ffi — The Soviet Foreign Ministry announced that the Russian government would give President Eisenhower's world atomic control speech serious attention, Radio Moscow said tonight. The broadcast, monitored here, told of the visit Dec. 7 by American Ambassador Charles Bohlen to Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov at which Bohlen informed Russia of Eisenhower's speech to be made to the United Nations the next day. "On behalf of his government the ambassador requested that attention should be given to the proposals which would be marie in the speech by the U. S. A. President," the Soviet ministry announcement said. "Having thanked the ambassador for the information V. M. Molotov said that the question. of atomic weapoas was a very important matter and that the Soviet government would give the speech of the U. S. President on that Question serious attention, as it had done in similar cases in the past," the statement added. Brother of Blytheville Man Dies in McCrory Services for Oak Jeffries, brother of Wade Jeffries of Blythevllle who died yesterday in McCrory, Ark., will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the First Methodist Church in McCrory. A planter and merchant, Mr. Jefferies flied in a Little Rock Hospital. He was owner of the Planters Mercantile Co. In McCrory. Othei survivors include his Wife and daughter. I Don't forget the milkmon. Postman, paperboy, Remember them at Christmas Bring them Yuletide Joy, Marine Corps Recruiter To Be Here Monday Marine Corps Sgt. Leon E. Brazile will be at the Selective Service Board Monday from 8 a. m. to 5 p. m. to see all men interested in joining the Marines. He will interview all applicants and will give information on the Arkansas Travelers Platoon which is to leave for training Jan. 22. Men from 17 to 35 can enlist for terms from two to six years as desired. CHRISTMAS SPECIAL PUPPIES Fox Terriers, Cocker Spaniels and English Shepherds. Give a Parakeet for Christmas. Young birds all colors. Beautiful chrome cages. Mexican 'Red Head Parrot. The PET SHOP 133 S. Division Ph. 8075 POWs (Continued from Pag* U would be held unless the Communists withdraw a charge made against the United States. The Reds accused the United States of plotting with the South Korean government to release 27,000 Korean- War prisoners Jrom Allied stockades last June. Gen. Thlmayya said the American and British POWs imposed one condition for the interviews, -. to which he agreed—that they be allowed to give newsmen written statements after seeing explainers.' Thimayya called off explanations: to South Korean prisoners Satur- 1 day after failing to coax any fr^ the 30 scheduled for interviews Sr attend. "• Interviews with American prisoners will be conducted in one tent rather than simultaneously in five as permitted by repatriation commission rules. This would indicate that the six prisoners will be called one at a time. Cut Hearing Aid Battery Costs! Save! There are no "B" batteries to buy or replace in the new ALL-TRANSISTOR, ALL-MAGNETIC RADIOEM Call us for a demonstration of the time- tested hearing aid that everyone wants. • HEARING SERVICE 1327 Sterick Bldg, Memphis J. C. CoTven, Mgr. Represented by MRS. H. L HARP 910 Walnut Blythevillo Pilots Unhurt as Jets Collide in Mid-Air PEARL HARBOR (f>— Two Panther jet pilots from the carrier Essex collided off Oahu Island yesterday with only slight scratches to one pilot. The Hawaiian Sea Frontier said Lt. J. E. Krimmel, 27.' of Miami, Pin., bailed out and was rescued without injury. based on (lie fact that t\vo burners f the stove \veve found in the "on" lOSHIon and the area about the love received most of the damage. ;YOUR ntWMDLYTHtATRE Collide at Intersection H. S. Ledford of Memphis and Frank Turner of Blytheville were involved in a traffic accident yesterday morning at. Division and Ash, causing some damage to both cars, according to police reports. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. (Wide Vision Screen) SATURDAY VIGILANTE TERROR With WILD BILL ELLIOT SAT. MIDNIGHT MAGNETIC MONSTER With Richard Carlson SUNDAY & MONDAY "SECOND CHANCE" MOX - Theatre - On West Main St. In Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7'00 Sat. 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