The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 8, 1954 · Page 1
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 1

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 8, 1954
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BLTfflETTLLB (AMC.), COTJSIHl NEWS THURSDAT, JULY I, WM Godfrey TV Show Breaking Up NEW YORK (JJ— The Arthur God- Irey and Hi« Friends, Wednesday nijtot television show' i* going to te,ie fcri tight week* vacation. The TV rttr announced it on his weekly show lejt night while denying ru- breaking Asserting that he had heard rumor* all day yesterday that the troupe was being disbanded, Godfrey denied it emphatically, but said the show's cast would besrin a vacation after the July 14 appearance on CBS-TV. Meanwhile, the carried a story Boston Record by TV Editor Commodity And Stock Markets- Now York Cotton Oct Dee . 3372 3394 3410 3375 3406 3427 3372 3393 3408 3372 3404 3424 Joseph M. Purcell saying that Godfrey would break up the troupe because of dissatisfaction with soprano Marion Marlowe and because of personal plans of another singer on the program. The second singer was identified by the paper as Lu Ann Simms, whose engagement recently was announced. The Record quoted an unidentified CBS executive as saying "Marion is giving orders now, not taking them. She has refused to sing any more duets with Frank Parker. Godfrey has been deluged with mail from his listeners. They want those duets and they think Godfrey stopped them. But he didn't." Parker and Miss Marlow* sang- a duet last night. The unidentified CBS executive was quoted as saying Godfrey Meh ........ 3425 3448 3425 3446[would be "revamping; his entire show in an effort to build up new kind of entertainment dynas Ntw rltemt 3375 3424 |O July .... 374V 2 381V 4 Sept .... 28214 285 Nov ...'.• 3S7& Jan. 3449 381 281 2323/i 255% 256% 359 360 Wheat 303^ 203 & 3013/4 203% 207 207 204% 206% Com July .... 158% 159^ 158% 159y 8 Sept .... 152% 153% 152% 153% Now York Stocks ()*:4f AT and T ;.. 168 Amer Tobacco '......... 57 7-8 Anaconda Copper .. . 39 7-8 Beth Steel 71 1-4 Chrysler 63 3-4 Coca-Cola 116 1-4 Gen Electric .......... 46 5-8 Gen Motors 78 Montgomery-Ward . 67 3-8 K Y Central 20 7-8 Int Harvester 32 1-2 Republic Steel 59 5-8 Badio . 321-4 Socony Vacuum 43 5-8 Studebaker 177-8 Standard of N J ... 88 3-4 Texas Corp 68 Sears .... 66 "0" S Steel 51 3-8 Sou Pae 43 ty" during the vacation period. A representative of Goc frey quoted the TV star as savin there was "'no basis" for the story Last October Godfrey's relation ship with his troupe got front pag attention when he publicly fire Julius La Rosa, young soloist, on the program. La Rosa since has been on his.own, appearing in stag shows, night clubs and on TV. The record, said Miss Marlowe had been getting "Godfrey's pro fessional goat for some time. No only had Godfrey resented .her dates with Georgie Jessel, but 're cently Marion has been seeing a lot of Larry Puck, Godfrey's top TV producer." Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. HI. (Pi ~ (USDA)—Hogs 6,500: moderately active; barrows and gilts 60 to mostly 75 lower: some heavier weight butchers off 1.00; sows 50 to 1.50 lower; spots 2.00 off: most choice 180-230 lb 24.00-60; few loads mostly uniform under 220 lb 24.6524.75; 240-270 lb 22.75-24.50; 270-325 lb 19.75-22.75: 150-170 lb 22.00-3.50; sows 400 lb down 17.50-19.50; heavier sows 14.00-16.75; few down to 13.50: boars 10.00-16.50. Cattle 3,000. calves 1.200; opening fairly active on steers and heifers: prices strong to slightly higher, particularly on choice kinds; a few loads and lots good and choice steers 20.00-23.50; good and choice heifers and mixed yearlings largely 19.00-23.00; cows opening steady; utility and commercial 10.00-12.50; canners and cutters 7.50-9.50; with strong cutters to 10.00; bulls and vealers unchanged, utility and commercial bulls 13.0014.50; canner and cutter bulls 9.0012.00; good and choice vealers 14.00-19.00: a few high choice and prime 20.00-21.00: commercial and tow good 10.00-13.00. Visa Probe Ousts Beauty Contest Entrant ATHENS, Greece (7P>—Tearful 21- j year - old Rika Dialtna unpacked j her bags today, her dream ic be- j coming Miss Universe of 1954 shat- ' tered. The brunette beauty was scheduled to leave tomorrow for the Long- Beach. Calif., competition, out the IT. S. Embassy declined to issue a visa, saying investigation of her background is not completed. An embassy spokesman emphasized a visa had not been refused, just held up pending the check. The embassy spokesman added, however, that there was no chance of the investigation being completed in time for her to compete in the finals July- 25. A reporter for the evening'paper Apoyevmatini, which sponsored the Greek contest, said the investigation is centered on an illustration drawn by Rika for a book written and published by a Communist. Needed? OMAHA (Pi — The cab driver • snorted with disgust at a. message heard over his two-way radio. "That's the third time today our operator has had to tell a driver where those apartments are." "What's wrong with that?" asked his passenger. "They're right across the street from our office," replied the cab- bie. (Continued from Page 1) 28. Mrs. LeBron. speaking with great emotion and in words which could scarcely be understood by the packed courtroom, said she did what she did "for the freedom of my country." "We are not free." she said. "I did it for a great ideal . . . Peace is what I wish the world. I have God with me." She told the judge, "My dear Lord. I ask him to come to you. I love you, I love the world, 'and I love God." Miranda, speaking through an interpreter, said it was "a mission for our country." and that their only purpose was to "give a demonstration for the independence of our, country, Puerto Rico." Cordero merely said he was in accord with what the others said. Rodriguez said that in his opinion "there was no criminal act on my part." He said Puerto Rico had been "exploited" by the U.S. government and that the Puerto Ricans wanted to demonstrate against the government for its attitude toward Puerto Rico. Judge Holtzoff said the defend! ants had "exhibited no regret, displayed no remorse, shown no con' trition." WEEK-END SPECIAL! —FRIDAY & SATURDAY ONLY— First Quality Seamiest NYLONS Mesh or Regular Weave Antus military pact binds Australia, New Zealand and Hie United States. "FENCE" FOR UNITED FRONT AGAINST REDS—One of the important items which Prime Minister Churchill and Anthony Eden will discuss when they meet with President Eisenhower will be creation of SEATO (Southeast Asia Treaty Organization) to curb any further Red aggression in Asia. Also included is the new Dulles defense line running from the northern tip of Japan and including all the island chains, including the East Indies. Indo-Cbins will be included in the defense pattern if she requests it or if China commits ' : open military aggression." Map shows de. tensive strength in Asia, THE WALLS STRETCH—A new, expandable truck-trailer, designed for use as a movable classroom lor Navy students in Memphis, Term., is inspected by Chief Gunner E. B. Beck, right, and E,d Mierenfield. The walls can be moved out, by one man with a crank, from the trailer's normal width of 96 inches, until they form the side-walls'of a room 20-feet square in inside dimensions. Todav and Every Bar ... Th«*ri* arc RargafitM .It MONEY-SAVING! SEMI LADIES NOVELTY DRESS SHOES 4^S—Now Reg. 3.98 — Now 3" 2 Slinjf pumps. One strap sandals. Pumps in platform or dress type soles. Smooth leathers, Irish linens, meshes, and patents. White, red, navy blue, black patent, brown and white. Kijrh heels, Baby Louis or Cuban heels. Sizes 44 to 10. - ANNUAL! RANGE Boys and Little Gents OXFORDS '2' 7 Handsome tan and blue mesh- Boys sizes 3 to 6. Little Gents sizes to 3. You Always Save More of Graber'i MEN'S REG. $7.98 SUMMER DRESS OXFORDS 5 tT-Tfps. Winjr-Tips. Moccasins in nylon meshes, ventilated and woven vamps. Brown. Sixes 6V£ t« 12. LADIES and MISSES WEDGIE CASUAL dnd FLATTIES . $3.95— Now '2 '1 97 97 J135 1 Pumps and one-straps! Leathers, meshes, denims. Hiffh or low wedges. White, red, navy, black patent, black. Sizes 4J4 to 10. CHILDREN^ WEDGE CASUALS Reg. $3.98 NOW Reg. $2.98 NOW ?f 97 i Reg. $1.98 NOW $135 i Smooth leathers, meshes, patents in white, red, brown, hUck patent. Size* from infants small sire 4 to misse* liirte »it««. (Continued from Pag« W and trust bestowed in me by the voters of Mississippi County, anc have tried to be faithful in the performance of my obligations." His colleagues in the House have shown their confidence in Mr. Fleeman by twice honoring him. In 1946 the legislature designated Laud Pya- ne of Piggott and Mr. Fleeman as its official emissaries to go to Washington, D. C., to invite the President Harry Truman to address a joint session of the Legislature which Mr. Truman did. In 1953,- Mr. Fleeman was designated as the sole agent from the General Assembly to travel to Washington and present personally to President Eisenhower a joint resolution from the legislature pledging the support of Arkansas to the newly-elected president and his administration. Mr. Fleeman, a native of Ark. was reared. and educated in the City of Manila. Most of his life was spent on a farm and he is still eng aged in farming. In addition he is interested in banks, cotton gins and other businesses in Manila For the past several years, he has been the President of the Merchants and Planters Bank of Manila. He has served as President and in other offices of the Manila Lioiis Hub. In 1952 and 1953, he was District governor of Lions International. District 7A, which includes 41 clubs in Eastern Arkansas. He is a mem- oer of the Manila Methodist Church and a member of its offcial board. In announcing his candidacy I shall continue to work industriously n the legislature for the benefit of all citizens of this county." Corpenters Pay Decision Due LITTLE ROCK 'UP) — Members f the Associated General Contract- rs will meet today to decide wheth- r 800 striking carpenters are to be granted a 25-cent-an hour wage like. The carpenters presently are paid 2.25 an hour. William J. Smith, attorney for he group, called the meeting after a legotiating session with the AFL rotherhood of Carpenters and oiners ended in a deadlcok. The group also will consider a 5-cent-an-hour increase in pay for he iron workers union. The iron -orkers are not striking. NOW TO GET THE CORNED BEEF—There's enough cabbage.! here for a feast, if someone will supply the corned beef. Jean-,I Pierre Goujaud. of Limoges, France, shows the four-foot-wid* » vegetable'which grew on his grandfather's farm. DULLES April 19 is the most frequent ate for Easter. (Continued from Page 1) notice of •- American withdrawal. George's opposition indicated the Republican leader would lack the necessary Democratic votes to get it approved in a closely divided Senate. Sen. H. Alexander Smith (R-NJ), acting chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, said he agrees the proposal won't be offered. Eisenhower told a White House news conference yesterday he is "completely and unalterably opposed under the present situation to the admission of Red China into the United Nations." The White House gave added emphasis to his remarks by authorizing direct quotation, ordinarily not permitted. Eisenhower added, however, that if American opposition should be CHANCERY E. C. Robinson Lumber Co. v*. j Jess E- Banks and Mariah L. Banks. ' foreclosure for $1.496 dept on city lot. E. C. Robinson Lumber Co vs. Jim and Lilia Mae Brooks, foreclosure for $1,033 debt on city lot. A. F. and MoLLie Dietrich vs. C- A. Sallis. injunction to hav* fence moved off plaintiffs property. CIRCUIT (Criminal) — State of Arkansai vs. Earl B. Lawson, assault with intend to kill. overridden "the question of whether we would accomplish more good in the world, whether we could advance the cause of peace and decency better by going out' than staying in—that is something 1 that would have to be decided." ~\ 406 W. Main Phone 3-4591 JULY SALE COTTON DRESSES Regular 2.79 and 2.38 2.69 2 Mdi JLm FOR Wards biggest cotton Dress safe of tk* *«ason. Entire 2.79 and 2.98 $to:?c r>it- priced. Scores of brcnd-rmw faH styles specially bought for this big event. Each of 80-square percale, famous for w«or and weshability. Dresses for everyone, mony with higMy styled trims. Buy now and t«v* Junta', Misses', Women's, ki H«H\ *H"l«r, lxtr« Sites. Hurry to- Sole Ends Saturday,

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