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..MONDAY, JANUARY 8, 1955 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE Few Return on the Long Road Back from Soviet Purgeland Commodity And Stock New York Coffon Mnr May July Oft 3.111 3-108 351G 35 H 3175 3505 3520 3518 3470 3491 3515 3514 3410 3502 3510 3514 New Orleans Cotton Mar 3413 3418 3412 3418 May 3502 3507 3502 3505 July 3518 3524 3518 3524 Chicago Soybeans J.I 11 Mch May July Chicago Corn Mch .. . 1557 8 156 May ... 158 158$',, By TOM WHITNEY AP Foreign Staff The road back from Purge- land is a long one, but sometimes the travelers return to M o s c o w . Many men once prominent in the Soviet Union are missing today. The new year prompts speculation on which of them may be heard from in 1955. Sometimes the word come.s in dramatic fashion. An illustration is the communique last month announcing the execution of a former minister of stale security, Victor Abakumov, and five subordinates. mentioned in the Soviet Union for four years. Some of the missing Soviet leaders undoubtedly are dead—shot by secret orders or starved in prisons and concentration camps. Others may be aiive in prisons. Still others may occupy obscure posts, out of the limelight. Most Famous Holiday Death Toll Exceeds Prediction By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The toll of motor vehicle accidents exceeded the National Safety Council's estimate of 240, and it prompted Ned H. Dearborn, council president, to ask: "What more do we need to bring us to our senses?" Traffic accidents between 6 p.m. local time Friday and last midnight cost 282 lives. During the period 27 persons died in fires and 36 in a variety of accidents for a total of 345 violent deaths. The over-all total for the 1048-49 New Year weekend was Cavos/ier Infant Is Buried Here Funeral services for the four day old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William CavEusher were conducted at 2 o'clock this afternoon in Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. James E. Pomeroy. Burial was to be in Elmwood Cemetary. The child, survived by her parents and one brother, William Robert, died Thursday in an Alton, 111., hospital. The parents originally from here, have been making their home in Alton. Dearborn called the slaughter a "national disaster." "Hurricane Hazel, which swept up the East Coast last fall, was a the missing"is LI. Gen. Vassliy Stu-1 P iker compared to the tidal wave The most famous name among U P ! sin- pike Chicago Wfseaf M.vh ... :>:« ;>.#"•;, 2 May ... 229 2'W K 2 New York Stocks A T and T ........... Amor Tobacco ....... Anp-cond:; Copper ...... Br-h stc-el ............. G'-'n Kli-ctric: G-vn Motors MontifoincTv W;ird N Y Central Int Harvester Republic Steel Radio Vacuum , , ak rd of N J Corp Jin, son of Joseph Stalin. Vassliy I of carelessness, selfishness and I58 ''»:uscd to command air parades in| co!ci indifference that is piling up i the, capital when his father wa* H holldny _death toll on our high- j alive. It's possibi'e he commands 332:1;, : some obscure air base in a distant 229 VJ,; area. It's also possible he is in ' prison. Probably he knew much about the network of intrigue that surrounded the Kremlin in Stalin's last days. On this score another name is Gfi 1-4 52 111 important, Alexander N. Poskreby- "74 T j.' .s'hcv, hcntl of Stalin's persona] sec, 4 j"!J : retju-int. He knew some, of the 4fi 7_jj! darkest secrets of the Soviet dic- 105 3-4 81 7-8 t.itor. W i "rners have speculated that j ways which should shame any civilized nation," he said. Hurricane Hazel caused 18 deaths. In a comparable nonholiday week end in December, an Associated Press survey showed there were 225 deaths in traffic accidents, 39 in fires, 67 in miscellaneous accidents. On Safe Driving Day, observed by the nation Wednesday, Dec. 15, there were 51 traffic deaths. Services Are Conducted For Homer Larrow Infant Funeral services for the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Earl Larrow wece conducted at 9 o'clock today at Dogwood Cemetary. The child was the only one of the parents, who survive. Cobb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Faubus Pledges To Get New Industries Socony Stud-P snndn Texas SPITS U S Steel Sou Pnc 33 i-2 : Poskrebyshcv's hand may have Canadian Toll: 33 33 " i pulled the strings of the notorious 84 5-0' nunshed "Doctors' Plot." Ills story TORONTO, Ont. VP\ — At least 39 j_4j must be a fascinating study in in-j 33 Canadians fet violent death 53 7-3 ; trigue and the fate of the great in 1 during - the New Year's holiday 14 1-3: Russia. weekend. Nine persons were killed 112 7-8 : Shortly after the arrest of Lav- • 86 1-4, renty Be,,riri in June 1953, Co!. 71 3-4 • Gen. P, A. Artemiev disap eared, i shorter. 74 1-2- He was former commander of the 5G 1-2 Moscow military garrison. Missing \ alone with him are the former j commandant of the Kremlin, Lt. j Gen. N. K. Spirklonov, and (he former commandant of Moscow, Lt. Gen. K. R. Spiridnnov. Varty Ross .Missing; Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, UK U1—t USDA i—Hogs 13.500; lower; i choice 150-210 Ib 18.00-51). mostly j lfi.L'5 up; top 18.50 mostly for uni- { form 1CO-200 Ib; 210-240 Ib 17.25-1 18.25. f'JW to HI.50: 2-10-270 Ib 16.25- j 17.50; 270-300 Ib Ifi.00-50; sows 400! Ib do\vn 15.25-75; heavier sows ' 13.50-15.00: bnur.s 10.50-13.00. ! Ca'i'p fi.TOB; calves 1,200; about; .SUM(i;-. miners unquoted: c a liners! and cuili'i., lar:;Hv H.00-10.50; few | . , . , .. ... ,, commercial to 12.00: bulls steady-1 P r ? m «T ° . *™?™* n ' «»' BaP|; in Canada a year ago, but the holiday, failing on a weekend, was COKGRESS Continued from Page 1 worked out by a committee head- AmoiiK missing politicians is V. I. Andmnov, former party bo. 1 ^ ! ed by Gen. Lucius D. Clay, ,(ret,), n Leninyrsui, missing since No-]He is expected to recommend fed- emtxT 1953, when he was booted enil spending of about 26 billion from his job by the present party j dollars for improvement of the Nikita Khrushchev. There arc also G. A. Arifiinov. former parly bo.ss of Armenia, und the former utility anri r:oir.;:::. i rrial 12.50-1;.00; c;innt.T and cuUcr bulls 9. 00-12.00; vcnlfrs 2.no lower; good and choice 22,00-30.(10; . ftnv prime to 32.00; commercial and low good 16.0021.00. (Continued from Page 1) (nick; .Juiiquin Borrcll; and Antonio Amniizola. Remon. who find stayed on a{ the- track after the rane.s, was talking with his pnrty in a sppcial enclosure when the shots njiifj out. At first they were thought to be firerraricers. Then a second volley shattered o lasses on a (able and Remon went down. One of Remnn's bodyguard's, To mas Wilson, said the fire rov. both believed to be friends of Beria. The Premier of Berin's nn- tive Georgia, VakiHan Bakradze. is another man never accounted for. Here are just a few others missing: A. A. Kuznetsov, protege of An] drei Zhadanov, onetime Politburo member who died in 1948. Stepan Mamulov, onetime deputy minister of internal affairs. Nikolai Voznesonsky, member of the Politburo, chief of the State Planning Commission, purged in 1949. SECURITY (Continued from Page O -.pert.ively, in the two earlier ports. The figures were because. not strictly unlike the federal highway system, with the states chipping- in about an equivalent amount, Other special messages, announced previously, will deal with (1> reciprocal trade, (2) pay raises for federal civilian workers and (3) pay raises and a new reserve program for the armed forces. The annual budget will be sent to Capitol Hill Jan. 17 and the economic message three days later. A dozen or more "big" bills are likely to provide the legislative fireworks. The.se will deal with agriculture, labor, taxes, reciprocal trade, military manpower, foreign aid. housing-, appropriations, pay raises for federal employes and members of Congress, and postal rates, among other things. Clashes between the White House and Congress may come over pay raisei 1 '. farm price supports and LITTLE ROCK (W — Gov. - Elect Orvel Faubus has pledged his Administration to "bring new industrial plants to Arkansas" as "the principal program whereby we can end the lo.ss of population and cure family and governmental economic ills." His New Year's Day statement, prepared by request of the Associated Press, also mentioned effects of three successive years of drought on farm income, and said, "the state of Arkansas must find new sources of revenue if present services . . . are maintained." The statement continued: "I am confident I will be able to Initiate a program through extension of electric power facilities and a beginning of widespread use of irrigation to make it possible for those ivho live on the farm to improve their standards of living and increase incomes . . . "I have every confidence In the resourcefulness and courage of our people to meet conditions as they develop and I entertain no grave apprehension as to the future of our people and our state." Kentuckian Being Held For Forgery CARUTHERSVILLE- Willie Paul Burks, 34-year-old resident of pa- ducah. Ky., is being held In the Pemiscot County Jail here pending preliminary hearing in Magistrate Court Thursday monring on a charge of passing worthless checks. Burks is accused of passing two worthless checks at Wardell, passing two more in New Madrid and steal- Ing an automobile In Dyersburg Nov. 26. Authorities at the Sheriff's Office staled yesterday that he has confessed to all these charges and will be prosecuted on two worthless check charges in Pemlscot County. After a New Madrid service station jttendant accepted a $10 check from Burks at about 8 p. m. Thursday and,Burks had left, the attendant contacted the State Highway Parol and told them that he was suspicious. The check was signed''"Willie P. Burks' and was drawn on the Bank of New Madrid. Burks had attempted to pass a $10 check on that bank previously and the patrol was aware that Burks had no account at the bank. The attendant stated that Burks wnnt south on Highway SI. Patrol Headquarters at Poplar Bluff radioed the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office. Chief Deputy Sheriff Clyde Orion md Trooper Jeff Hickman of the Hiahway Patrol left CaruthersviDe in the .same car and spotted a car fittinir the'description of the stolen 1953 Chevrolet coach traveling south. Not wanting to overlook the possibility that it may have not been the car Burks was driving, they continued north and radioed Hayti City Police who in turn set up a roar] block at the ' intersection at Hayti. The Haytl Police apprehended Burks there. In Ms confession at the Sheriff's Office here that night, he stated that all four checks were for S10 and two were drawn of the Farmers Bank of Portageville while the other two were dram on the Bank of New I Madrid. Authorities stated he does not have an account at either bank and all checks were signed with his narpe. Burks confessed to stealing an automobile from within one-half block of police headquarters in Dy} ersburtr on Nov. 26. He was driving f the same car when captured. j He said that since that time he i had been staying at various towns ' In Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri. ASKS BODY INSURANCE — Tempest Storm, busty redheaded burlseque dancer, poses among money bags representing a million dollars she figures her body is worth. She showed newsmen her application to Lloyds of London for a million dollar body insurance policy. Four years ago she was a pudgy cocktail waitress in Los Angeles, Calif., with an amibtion to be a chorus »irl. She made it and aided by diet and exercise reduced her measurements to: Hips 34, waistline 24. She still has a 41-inch bust. (AP Wirephoto) W. Germany Recalls London Official After Wife's Comment BONN, Germany W)—West Germany recalled her top diplomat from London todqy because his wife had described Britain at an official Christmas party as "an enemy foreign country." The Bonn government expressed regret for this expression, which it termed unacceptable. The diplomat, Charge d'Affaires Oskar Schlitter, and his wife Daisy, former German beauty queen aiid actress, returned to Bonn. They were recalled to answer questions about British and German newspaper reports of Mrs. Schlitter's remarks at- the party given by the West German Mission in London. Soon afterward, an official announcement acknowledged the envoy's wife had used the expression. The announcement said Schliiter. who served in Nazi Germany's diplomatic missions in Washington and London before World War H, had been "sent on leave" pending a decision on the affair. In London, the British* Foreign Office brushed the incident off as "a purely internal German affair." London newspapers, splashing the story, quoted Schlltter's wlft as telling the party for employees at the German Missions 'My husband, and I find again and again what treacherous ground London can be, and realize again and again that we live among enemies." Mrs. Schlitter denied intending to express anti-British sentiments. COEXISTENCE First Hurricane Of Year Blows In, But Mildly MIAMI, Fla. f/P) — A tropical storm born with the new year, diminished in intensity today but continued to move \vest-souih\vest through the Caribbean below Puerto Rico at about 10 m.p.h. A wintertime rarity, the storm j was described as "very small" by i the San Juan, F.R., Weather Eu- j . reau. Winds are estimated at 50 to 1 55 m.p.h. near the center. j The storm is centered about" ISO miles south-southwest at St. Croix. Virgin Islands. It is approximately 1,300 miles south of Florida. All storm warnings in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands have- been ordered lowered. The storm, described yesterday as a baby hurricane with winds near j the center estimated at 60 to 75 m.p.h., was named Alice because j it was the first hurricane of 1955 Extension Course Meets Next s-ssslon of the Arkansas State College extension course will be at Blytheville Junior High School tomorrow night at 7 o'clock. Negro Deaths sr-omnd to be coining from beneath j previous reports, the one issued th>- darkened grandstand. He said today did not include figures for Rpinon and his party, gathered the 1 super-secret Central Intel!!- unric-r th" bri:rht fluorescent lights | gcncc Agency, of the clubhou.se, made perfect j "It has not been deemed in the public interest to release statistics Wilson hftiri as soon as the firing be<:;m, hi* hey an pumping machine-mi n bullet.'' in the direction the -shnts appeared to be coming j included in his report." ram. When (he fire let up, he j for the Central Intelligence Agency," the report, said, "and figures pertaining to that agency are nut niched inward thn urandstand. Hc'inon's \vidow Cfeilui was in M/nmi (o at I end the- iip Uiriir.it ion of Florida's Gov. I.eroy Collins at Tnl!:iha i -.sor (.nniorrrr.v. >Sho imme- diiitely took n plane buck to P.111:1- inn. Controller Ocnorjil Roberto He- urtpinattc. nov: visiting in Wa.sh- inuton, said Kcmon hud heard .six \vroks a 1 .,u of a plan to as.sassinnte him "but ?70 \vnfi not the kind of iniMi to run from danger. 1 Uemon. a professional soldier, i'n ni'd t;mif ;i»tl followers as Panama's police chief. In the 1940s he Ix-ciimc known us the country's Kiii^T for order in hi sconntry's ni'.TUtrial politics, he was reluctant in become president. Finally, in M:ty Hiri-, {liter four years which .4:1 w nve men in office, he wiis plerU'd to the top post. At thn end of his first year in ulfitT. he was credited with haV- ins; done much to Mniighir.-n out his fnuntry's United finances. He put thrmi'/h a bill onllawini; the onuuuni.st party and did much to .slump on I graft which hud been ranipan!. - i Two Cars Damaged Cars driven by Carl Spears, 2225 Kenwood Drive, and James Carter, 1709 West Walnut, were damaped in EI minor traffic accident at the intersection of Ninth and Maih Streets, this mnrning. The Spears vehicle suffered damage to the riiiht rear fender aiv". light and the vehicle driven b> Carter suffered front end damage. There were no personal injuries, according to police reports. Vital Suez Canal Remains Blocked ISMAILIA, Egypt f/Pt—Engineers burned the oil tanker World Peace loose from the wreckage of the El Fenian Bridge early today. They estimated navigation through the vital east-we.it waterway could not be resumed before sometime tomor- More than ISO ships jammed the nnrhorages at Port Said and Suez waiting for through traffic to re- .sume. Tugs pulled the World Peace free after engineers, with acetylene torches, .cut away portions of the steel" bridge span into which the 10,832-ton tanker veered Friday 50 miles south of Port Said. The engineers planned to cut, the remainder of the big stc-el bridgework into .'.mall pieces to clear the waterway. Shah, Queen Try Skiing SUN VALLEY, Idaho (fl>) - Shah Mohammed Re?.?, Phalevi and his queen have arrived here for eight days of skiing. They're on a tour of the Uufted States. Haftf'e Child* Services for Hattie Childs, who died Wednesday at her home here, will be conducted Wednesday at 11:30 at Frenchman's Bayou First B. T. Church. She leaves her husband, Dave Childs; one sitser, Cora Horton, one daughter and eight sons. Bank Statements Asked WASHINGTON (#1 — The comp- j troller of the currency today issued j a call for a statement of the condition of all National Banks at the close of business Dec. 31, 1954. Fruit of the Smyrna fig- does not grow from a flower, but, contains the flowers inside the walls of the fruit. The flowers must be pollinated by the fig wasp, a parasitic insect. The House of Perfect Sound & Projection LAST TIMES TONIGHT GEM THEATRE "Osceo/o's Finest" NOW SHOWING • Mon. • TUGS. • Wed. • Thurs. • Fri. -AT REGULAR PRICES— _TKCI1NICOI.OR. 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It also recommended Congress create a joint committee on all U.S. overseas information programs. It suggested that the President convene an international conference of all non-Communi.st nations to solidify them, to sever all diplomatic recognition of Moscow- controlled governments and to terminate aJl commercial treaties and trade with Communist peoples. The United States, ii said, should seek to have the United Nations brand Russia as an aggressor against "all nations enslaved by communism." Consolidation ! Basically, the committee said, 1 the objective of Communist aggres- [ sion is to destroy civilization, to I abolish the family as the basic unit j of civilization, and to create a su- j persiate sustained by terrorism, i barbarity, slave labor and the de-; struction of religion and culture, j The committee said the Cornmu- ! nist conspiracy is now engaged in ! "the process of consolidating its empire and preparing for the final j showdown with the still free na-' tions." When the Communist leaders de- I cide that the time is appropriate, • the committee said, no pretext will | be "too insignificant" to serve as ', an excuse for armed aggression, i The committee rejected the theory that war would result if the United States took "positive and overt action against the Communist conspiracy." 17-Yeor-Old Boy Held in Strangling Death of Sister BUCYRUS, Ohio <&> — A 17-year old boy was held for questioning here today in the strangling death of his sifter-younger by one year whose nude body was found in a thicket north of Galion Saturday. Crawford County Prosecutor John D. Sears Jr., says IIP is holding Frederick Spears, of Galion, in county The body of the youth's sister Patricia, 16, was found in about 125 feet from a road by two teen-age hunters. Dr. B. P. Mansfield, county coroner, said an autopsy showed the blue-eyed young hi^h school sophomore was .strangled both manually and probably wKh a cord shortly after .she was reported missing Friday. He said she had not been sexually attacked. Beware Coughs Fallowing Flu After the flu is over and gone, the cough that follows may develop into chronk bronchitis if neglected. Creomulsion relieves promptly because it goes into ffif bronchial system la help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm, and aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tender, inflamed bronchial membr?ncs. No matter ho* nv?ny medicines you have tried, Creomulsion is guaranteed to please you or druggist refunds money. CreomulsJon has stood the test oi many millions oi users. CREOMUI!SION relieves Cough;;, Chest Colds, Acute Bronchi HI GREATEST SHOE SALE OF THE YEAR! Starts Tuesday Savings For The Entire Family Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for Ritz & Roxy Program Announcements Monday and Tuesday 2Oih Century-Fox presenfi Clifton June Van Lauren WEBB-AILYSON-HEFLIN-BACALL Fred Ariene Cornel In A Great, Big Wonderful Print by TECHNICOLOR I* KttS ^ r ^^ CHARLES BRACKET! w«>, JEAN NEGUIESCO ng »*£*£? 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