The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 6, 1954 · Page 10
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Shooting Solved Four Men Held ki Reufher Case : Criminal Charges Filed in Attempted Assassination DETROIT W—Authorities, bring tag criminal charges against four men, announced a "solution" «arly today to the attempted assassination of Walter Reuther, CIO United Auto Workers president, in 1948. "This is the solution, but it ma; go farther," Wayne County (Detroit) Prosecutor Gerald K O'Brien said. Two of the accused men were to custody. One was sought and another is reported an inmate of a federal penitentiary. O Brien and City Police Commissioner Donald S. Leonard together made the announcement of the arrests and charges. Two of the accused men were identified as Carl Renda and his father-in-law, Santo (Sam) Perrone, both witnesses before the Kefauver Senate crime investigating Committee here. " Renda was in custody at police headquarters. Perrone was Bought. ; Also named in the charges were Peter Lombardo, described as an Inmate of the penitentiary at Terre Haute, Ind., and Clarence Jacobs, identified as a Tecumseh, Ont., television. shop owner. . Jacobs was in custody in Windsor, Ont. Prosecutor O'Brien did not give out full details. However, he said: "We have evidence as to what actually happened. .This is the solution but it may go farther. There rr.ay be other involvements." Warrants against the four men contained two criminal counts. One charged assault with intent to murder, another conspiracy to assault vith intent to murder. Oldest Flat The flag of Austria, adopted in 1232, was the oldest in use in the world until its incorporation with Germany in 1938, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. Commodity And Stock Markets— New York Gorton (12:30 quotatloni) Open Hlth Law Claw Mar 3325 3333 3324 3326 May 334S 3356 3347 3348 July 3333 3342 3332 3332 Oct 3279 3288 3279 3279 New Orleans Cotton Open Hlth Law Close Mar 3328 3334 3325 3328 May 3349 3357 3349 3350 July 3335 3342 3333 3334 Oct 3278 3286 3276 3278 Memphis Soybeans July .. 305 305 305 305 Chicago Soybeans Jan .... SlOVi 311VI 308V4 309 Mar .... 31171 312S 309% 310',i May .... 3099i 3WA 308VS. 308-X July .... 305 305% 303« 304'/« Obituary Corn Mch .... 156VS 156Vi 155(1 ISS'/i May .... 157% 157',-i 158% IMS Chicago Wheat Mch .... 20894 209 208% 20814 May .... 208% 20914 20814 2C8X New York Stocks ()S:45 quotations) Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper ... Beth Steel Chrysler ica-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward NY Central nt Harvester Republic Steel Radio . Socony Vacuum ... Studebaker Standard of N J Texas Corp Sears U S Steel 3ou Pac 63 1-8 32 1-8 51 1-8 62 3-8 117 1-2 89 61 1-4 57 1-8 19 1-2 28 3-8 49 1-4 23 1-4 35 1-8 22 3-8 73 1-4 58 1-4 61 1-4 40 1-4 38 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. —(USDA)—Hogs 4,000; active; eights 230 Ib down 75 to mostly Harry Cowan Dies in Home At Osceola OSCEOLA — Harry F. Cowan 82, longtime Osceola resident and farmer, died lust night at his home here on Hale Avenue. Born in Osceola on the old "Driver Home place," he moved to east Tennessee as a child, later returning here to farm until his retirement several years ago. Survivors Include his wife, a son, Aubrey Cowan, Osceola; a daughter, Mrs. Mary Belle Oliver, Arlington, Va., and two grandsons. Services are scheduled to be conducted tomorrow at First Methodist Church by the Rev. Garland Taylor. National Funeral Home of Memphis is in charge. Cats Leaving Home WAYNESBORO, Pa. (ffl — Cats are leaving home in Wayncsboro. A newspaper ad that a stray cat had been found brought eight responses from persons who said their pets had strayed. 1.00 higher; heavier weights and sows 50-75 higher; bulk choice 180230 Ib barrows and gilts 25.50-26.00; latter paid fairly freely for 220 Ib and for some slightly heavier; few around 230 Ib down to 25.25; 24.0-210 Ib 24.00-25.40; mostly 24.25 up; small lots 270-310 Ib 23.2524.25; 150-170 Ib 24.75-26.00; sows 40Q Ib down 22.25-23.25; heavier sows 21.00-22.00. Cattle ,4,500, calves 1,200; few loads and lots good and choice steers 21.00-23.50; fully steady to strong; heifers and mixed yearlings also opening steady; good and choice 18.50-22.00; cows active and unchanged; utility and commercial 10.50-13.00; canner and cutter cows largely 8.00-10.50; few ight shells down to 7.00; bulls and vealers steady; utility and commercial bulls 13.00-15.00; cutter bulls largely 10.00-12.50; good and choice vealers 25.00-32.00; individual head prime to 35.00; commercial and good 17.00-24.00. Lewis Said Giving Strike Fund to I LA NEW YORK WV-President John L. Lewis of the United Mine Workers was reported today to have promised a strike fund of one million dollars to the International Longshoremen s Assn. if it calls a dock walkout in a move to win bargaining recognition. The ILA, locked in a struggle with the new ILA-APL for control of waterfront labor, has hinted at a strike If the National Labor Relations Board sets aside a representation election in which the ILA is leading. Reports of the promise of funds were carried by the New York Herald Tribune and the Dally News. The Herald Tribune said Lewis guaranteed a million-dollar strike fund to the ILA "if it carries out its threat to strike for bargaining certification by the National Labor Relations Board." The promise of funds was made at a recent Washington meeting of Lewis and a high ILA official, the story said. Lewis gave the ILA $50,000 for ts campaign against the ILA-AFL for the dock representation election Dec. 22 and 23. 'Bobo' Denies Demand for $70,000,000 NEW YORK (ff) — Barbara Sears Bobo Rockefeller) was quoted today as saying it Is "real nonsense" to assert she wants a 10 million dollar settlement from her estranged oil millionaire husband. Edwin Dunaway, attorney for IVinthrop Rockefeller, said in Lille Rock, Ark., yesterday that Mrs. Rockefeller had requdiated a inancial agreement signed last Oct. 1 and is now asking 10 mil- ions. Dunaway said the agreement of ast year called for Rockefeller to provide for his wife and their son, iVinthrop Paul. 5, trusts totaling 3'/j millions, $70,000 annually or an alternative trust of $500,000. A spokesman for Mrs. Rockefeller U.S. (Conttmud from rat* » increase li essential. The national debt now In within leu than MO million dollars of the ceiling. Millikin also said In an Interview he feels Congress should proceed very carefully before voting to lower the social security tax back to the level prevailing up to Jan. 1, as the administration has asked. The tax before Jan. 1 was l'/ 2 per cent of a worker's salary up to J3.600 a year, paid both by the employe and employer. It went up to 2 per cent. Favors Tax Millikin said he personally fa vored the l'/ 2 per cent .rate. But he said he wanted to see "all the figures" on administration plans to broaden social security coverage before he decides whether the 2 per cent tax is needed. George, on the other hand, said he favors freezing the tax at l'/ 2 per cent for two more years. He said the present l-billion-dollar trust fund is ample to assure social security payments for at least the next 10 years. Flanders and Sen. Carlson (R- Kan), who also serves on the Finance Committee, said they favor the 1>2 per cent rate, and Carlson said he as confident there were sufficient votes in the Senate to put the tax back down to the 1953 level. However, such a move would tiave to originate in the House. There, some key Republicans in- luding Chairman Daniel A. Reed (R-NY) of the Ways and Means Committee favor the 2 per cent rate. Rep. James C. Davis (D-Ga) announced he would offer a bill to restore the 1V4 per cent rate, with refunds retroactive.to Jan.l. Jordan Has TB Program AMMAN 1* — Jordan has launched a nationwide campaign to in culate its subjects against tuberculosis. Two United Nations organizations — WHO and UNICEF — have provided medical specialists and transportation to facilitate inoculation campaigns in all parts of the country. Salvation Army Denies Throwing Away Good Christmas Feed/Toys LITTLE ROCK (*>—»tUr and bewildered Salvation Army official! have denied Moutly that they threw away good food and toyi at Christmas, Capt. Warren H. Fulton, head of the Army's City Command Office, said, "We have not thrown away and do not throw away anything that can be used." Fulton said the local Salvation Army had received critical letters from "coast to coast" since nationwide distribution of a picture showing two small children filling a crate at the city dump with canned food and toys the day after Christmas. The articles had been dumped in the trash heap by a Salvation army truck. Pulton said the food was home canned and approximately one year old, adding: "It was not considered lit for human consumption and WM supposed to have been destroyed at the dump. The man ther« hart not gotten around to it when the picture was taken." In the case of the toy», said Pulton, "they were broken and were part of the items given m by local merchants which they could not sell. They were donated wKh the understanding we would salvage what we could for distribution among underprivileged children and that we would discard the re mainder." Pulton said his organization had tossed out only one"small truck load of unusable food and toys on Dec. 46. The Salvation Army officer added that the family of the children shown In the picture had been given an Army food check for Christmas and both youngsters had received several good toys from the organization. Epiphany Service To Be Held at Episcopal Church A Feast of Lights service in observance of Epiphany will be held at 7 'o'clock tonight at St. 'Stephen's Episcopal Church here. This service, being conducted at St. Stephen's for the first time as far as can be ascertained from church records, will be carried out by the Young Churchmen, the church's youth group. The Young Churchmen will serve as acolytes, ushers and altar guild and will take up the offering. The St. Stephen's Choir will sing. Following the service, the congregation will hold its annual business meeting at 8 p.m. early today issued a statement in which Mrs. Rockefeller said, "Contrary to reports, a settlement has not been rejected." $150 Bond Set- In Knifing Here A. B. Stone, Negro, of Leachville is being held in city jail on $150 bond after his case, in which he was charged with assault with a deadly weapon, was continued until Jon. 19. He was arrested Saturday night after A. B. Payne, Negro, of Morrill- ton, Ark., received a knife wound MONEY (Continued from Page !•> 531,700? : Chief U. E. Baughman of the Secret Service said he didn't think it all had been spent—though the Landises lived high between New Year's Eve and the time of their arrest five days later, buying among other things a 1953 Oldsmobile. "It is possible," Baughman told reporters, "that a fourth person took part in the theft and received a good share of the remaining money." Police and Secret Service men riunted two new suspects last night in nearby Maryland after getting a tip that two men had been seen flashing $20 bills there Monday night. CONGRESS part of MitMng Harm surpkMM fa a national deltas* itookpH*. Thk can be expected to anger <ome Democratic and RepubNcaa •upporton of rigid high-level mp. port* which Congrats hat favored for the last Hve years. Controversy if almost certain, too, over a message on Tart-Hart, ley labor relations act changes, scheduled the same day. Wtthont rwrealing the nature at the program, Chairman H. Alexander Smith (R-NJ) of the Senate Labor Committee said in an interview he expects the Presidents tention* by business organizational proposals to be "greeted with con-*W that he is trying to give everything ;o labor and by complaints from union leaders that the amendments still would leave K 'a stave tabor law.' " The President was said to have sought at yesterday's White House conference to get Democratic leaders, as well as the Republican*. Mhind the general objeetlv»B of his "new look' military program— aimed at increasing combat »trik- ng power through new weapon* while reducing manpower. Lawmakers who attended the White House conferences the President has held this week said the administration is proceeding in it« defense buildup on a theory that a major war is not imminent, but hat the United States must be pre- >ared to bear a heavy military burden for years to come. The hope of GOP leaders to eliminate a prospective fight over a proposed constitutional amend- nent by Sen. Bricker (B-Ohio) to imit treatyrmaking powers was dimmed by their failure to reach any comrpomise agreement with Bricker at a lengthy White House session yesterday. The gorilla is the largest of all cnown apes. in the neck from a fight the two men were haci at a service station on Highway 18 near the city limits according to police reports. Payne was taken to the Blytheville Hospital for treatments and was released Sunday morning, after which he returned to his home at Morrilton. Oiiiciah' Ceiling Zero • BUTLER, Pa. (Si — The fickle elements played a dirty trick on operators of the Allegheny Alrliens. Some 20 city officials of Butler and officers of the airlines attended a breakfast at the Butler- Graham Airport here and then lined up to watch the airline make its first scheduled stop at the airport. The ceiling closed in and the plane was unable to land. R.D. HUGHES CO CONTINUES THEIR GREAT JANUARY SALE! Now is your opportunity to stock your wardrobe with the Finest in Menswear at Prices that are Greatly Reduced Mens' All Wool Suits By Timely & Style Mart (Blue Plateau Not Included) Reg. 50.00 Now 36.50 Reg. 55.00 Now 41.00 Reg. 69.50 Now 52.00 Reg. 72.50 Now 54.00 Reg. 75.00 Now 56.50 Mens' Fine Topccats All Nationally Advertised Reg. 39.50 27.00 Reg. 42.50 29.50 Reg. 57.50 39.50 Dress & Sport Shirts Regular 3.95 Now 2.95 Regular 4.50 Now 3.25 Regular 5.00 ....Now 3.65 Regular 5.95 Now 4.35 Regular 6.50 Now 4.85 Regular 7.95 ......... Now 5.85 Regular 10.00 ............... Now 7.45 Mens' Fine Neckwear All Nationally Advertised Reg. 1.50 .............. Now 90e Reg. 2.00 .............. Now 1.35 Reg. 2.50 .............. Now 1.65 Reg. 5.00 .............. Now 3.65 Reg. 10.00 ............. Now 7.45 ' Pajamas A Laige Selection Reg. 3.95 .............. Now 2.95 Reg. 4.50 .............. Now 3.25 Reg. 5.00 .............. Now 3.65 Many Other Values Await Your Selection During This Sale! Famous Dobbs Hats In All Popular Colors Reg. 7.50 Now 5.65 Reg. 10.00 Now 7.45 Reg. 12.00 Now 9.20 Reg. 15.00 Now 11.25 Reg. 20.00 Now 14.95 Mens' Wool Shirts By Botany and Pendleton Reg. 12.50 Now 9.50 Reg. 13.95 :... Now 10.35 Reg. 14.95 ..Now 11.10 Check These Values Nunn-Bush Shoes, reduced $3 pr. Reg. 7.95 Corduroy Shirts $4.95. Cloth & Leather Gloves reduced 30%. Men's Wool Hosiery reduced 30%. Sport Coals & Jackets reduced 30%. One lot Fancy Sport Shirts '/; Price. All Wool & Cashmere Sweaters reduced 25%. R. D. Hughes Co.... Where the Man Who Knows Buys His Clothes

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