The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 21, 1954 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 21, 1954
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BLYTHEYTLLI (ARK.) COURWR NEWS MONDAY, JWK «, ItW ^ GOP Is Confident Face Senate Tests WASHINGTON 7 (AP) — Republican Leader Knowland of California said today he is confident the Senate will beat down Democratic efforts" to revise the administration's reciprocal trade and tax revision bills. "I may be unduly optimistic," he said in sui interview. Knowland and other Republican congressional leaders planned the usual Monday conference with President Eisenhower to map immediate steps in the legislative program. They are aiming at adjournment 'by July 31 while conceding there will have to be a speedup to meet that target. Neither the Senate nor the House planned any.. business today. Both arranged .brief sessions to pay respects to two members of Congress who died over the weekend —Sen. Hunt (D-Wyo) and Delegate Farrington (R-Hawaii). The House has no major legislation calendared for action this week. The Senate plans to open debate tomorrow on a one-year extension of the Reciprocal Trade Act, which gives the President authority to reduce tariffs in exchange for similar concessions from other nations. Substitute Offered Sen. Gore (D-Tennl and a band of 22 Democrats and Sen. Morse (Ind-Ore) planned to offer as a substitute a three-year extension, with added tariff-cutting authority, which Eisenhower originally asked. The President later announced willingness to settle for a oneyear extension, without change. The House has approved such an extension. Knowland. said the one-year extension is all the Congress can be expected to act upon this session if it holds to the adjournment deadline. He predicted the trade act will take two or three days. Then he hopes to call up the 875-page, House-passed tax revision bill, which emerged from the Finance Committee in about the form sought by the Eisenhower administration. It calls for $22.242772.000,000 in ta reductions in its first year of operation, with a variety of benefits to corporations, stockholders and individuals. No major tax rates would be changed. Democrats plan an effort on the Senate floor to boost individual income tax exemptions from the present $600 to $700. If that fails they will try to get every income taxpayer a flat $20 credit on his tax bill. Florida Vocation May Be Tragic For Missourians KANSAS CITY (ffl — A Missouri family is on a vacation trip to Florida, unaware that a member is In danger of rabies infection. All police in Southeastern states have been alerted to stop Mr. and Mrs. Henry Zellner and tell them that their son, Russell. 11, should take antirabies serum immediately The boy was bitten by a skunk at their home in Blue Springs Friday. The family started to Florida early Saturday. Later the highway patrol said the skunk died with symptoms of rabies. The Zellners are traveling in a green 1951 Ford sedan with a luggage carrier on top. Governor Slips Up LINCOLN, Neb. (/P)— Gov Ro- ,' bert Crosby of Nebraska, who has been campaigning for honest re- pqrting of tax returns in the state, filed his own personal property tax schedule, then followed it up a few days later with a correction. He had forgotten, the governor said, to list his pet boxer dog. Prince.' "It's down there (on the tax fornri between 'chickens, ducks and geese' and "fur bearing animals' and I missed it," the governor volunteered. LITTLt LIZ Whot w« ne«d we fhon o hydrogen bomb '* on oxygen bomb so everyone con breothe o little «osier. •NI*» Convicts Attempt Prison Break Using Visitors as Hostages Man Rescued From Sealed Railroad Car CASA GRANDE. Ariz. f/W — Food and water are on Milford Alvin Fitzgerald's mind today after oe- ing trapped in a sealed railroad car for eight days. Dehydrated from the long ordeal, the 28-year-old man was freed last night after a hobo reported heading a noise. Fitzgerald, at first unable to talk, was hospitalized in "poor, but improving" condition. After several hours he began to mumble incoherently and finally, he said: "I'm awful hungry." Nurses at Pinal County General Hospital at Florence fed him chipped ice at first, later soft foods Southern Pacific Railroad officials said Fitzgerald, of Seattle end Spring Valley. Calif., apparently had climbed into the car loaded with lumber in Washington State a week ago Saturday. LANSING, Kan. UK — Shielding themselves with six terrified prison visitors, six desperate convicts tried to force their way out of the Kansas State Prison yesterday. A veteran guard was killed, and one of the hostages and two of the convicts were wounded in bursts of gunfire before the group surrendered in the administration building. The convicts were armed with i three crude .22 pistols and six | knives, all- made within the prison. The six men rushed into the visitors' room, where about 25 visitors were talking with prisoners. They seized the hostages, including two children, and rushed to the administration building. Fred Kenaga, 58, an unarmed guard supervisor with 25 years of service, encountered the group at the administration building door and was sho f to death. Inside n vestibule the convicts were stopped by two gates. Threatening the hostages, they yelled for gatekeeper Andy Hollirtshead to open the gates. He refused and they fired at him. Warden Charles Edmondson rushed into the corridor and drew fire from the convicts as the hostages screamed hysterically. The warden got a rifle and stepped into the corridor again as armed guard? approached the convicts from the yard in the rear. "I knew we were going to have a showdown, and that we were ^oing to have it right there," th warden said. "I was interested in getting the hostages out, as well as about 20 other visitors in the.visitors' hall," he said, "but you just can't run a prison by opening the gates because of pressure from inside." The convicts started shooting but surrendered when the guards opened fire. The wounded convicts were Law- Miff turop* Nomt</ VICHY, France if) — Auburn- haired Christel Schaak, 25-year-old mannequin from Berlin, has been elected Miss Europe, 1954, by beauty judges at the annual comepittion here. ton Ray Collins, 24, Kansas City, shot in the hip, and William Henry Parker, 24, Gage, Okla.. wounded in., a finger The other convicts were Donald E. Davis,, 27, Sturgis, Mich.; Emmett May, 34, Topeka, Kan.; Robert Leroy Knight, 24, Picher, Okla.; and James Tarr, 22, Ponca City. Okla. Mrs. Frankie Scroggins, 26, Kansas City, was wounded in the shoulder. Warden Edmondson said the six convicts would be charged with first-degree murder for Kenaga's slaying. NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the Commissioner of Revenue o! the State of Arkansas for a permit to sell and dispense beer at retail on the premises described as S. Main St., Luxora, Missigsippi County, Arkansas . The undersigned states that he is a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he has never been convicted of a felony or other crime involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked within five years last past, and that the undersigned has never been convicted of violating the laws ot this state, or any other state, relative to the sale of alcoholic liquors. Application is for permit to be issued for operation beginning on the 1st day of July, 1954, and to expire on the 30th day of June, 1955. WALTER F. PERMENTER, JR.. Applicant. Subscribed %nd iworn to belofe me this 19th day of June, 1954. SEAL JAMES TERRY, Notary Pubii*. My Commission expires: 3/15/Sf. 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