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Camden News (Newspaper) - September 07, 1953, Camden, ArkansasTemperature the temperature for the 24 hour period ending 7 a. M. Monday a was High 94. Low 52. River 5,80 feet rising. The Camden news weather Arkansas a generally fair by. This afternoon tonight and tues a Day. No important temperature changes. Serving the South s Ideal Industrial area volume Xxxiv a number 114 up a United press Camden Arkansas monday september 7, 1953 in a a associated press Price five cents a in Texarkana four buildings destroyed in Early Blaze. Texarkana \ fit a fire raged through two buildings in downtown Texarkana Early today destroying four businesses and heavily damaging two stores. The Blae gutted the old Victory hotel being used As a warehouse and roared through the cupboard cafe Roay a photo shop Fowler drug company and Butram a bad ber shop. The heavily damaged stores were the Wellworth variety store and the outlet store. Fire chiefs f. Walsh and three other persons were Hurt in a two car collision As the fire chief raced to the fire. Injuries appeared to be Ninor. Others Hurt were or. And mrs. Leslie f. Cla hone of Dallas and mrs. Tommy Clag hone of tex Arkana. A fire department official who declined use of his name said he believed the total loss would run in excess of $100,000. Cause of the fire has not been determined but the fireman said it apparently started in the cupboard Cate. All of the destroyed damaged buildings were on aide. Arkansas Side of this Border of the firemen were injured in fighting the blame. Chief Walsh suffered two severe cuts and was still confined to a Hospital for observation. It was the seventh major fire in Texarkana since april 2 when the International Crews voting and construction company burned. Nine died aug. 3 in the Avenue a hotel fire. The Texarkana milling company burned april 6. The tex Ark Rock Wool Plant had a fire april 18. Helms suit shop burned May 5 and the Riverside Box company warehouse fire May 8. Heavy damage in utile Rock fire litter Rock Fol a fire a Uku Ted an office Supply store Here last night causing damage estimated $50,000. It was the second time in a month that. Dailey a United Supply co., been ravaged by flames. On aug. 6, a fire caused $15,000 Daji Vige to the building. Fire chief Gann Nalley said both fires were discovered about the North Side school to open sept. 14 because of delay in construction the opening of the North Side col-1 ored school has been postponed until monday sept. 14. It was originally scheduled to open along with the rest of the Camden schools. All other Camden schools will have their opening exercises tuesday at 9 a. M. The regular class schedule will begin wednesday sept. 9. Truman blasts gop policies in address sex president says big business1 aided by Ike Detroit a former president Harry s. Truman told a. Labor Day audience a there Are plenty of signs of a return to the old philosophy that the object of government is to help big business a Truman who frequently has taken the position since he left the White House that he wanted to a be Chart Ibale toward the new administration while it is getting its feet on the ground a said he did no to think the people voted last fall a for a change in the social and economic principles that have made us so Strong and Quot but that is the kind of change we Are getting a he said in a prepared address at a rally of Michigan Cio and al groups in Cadillac Square. He singled out the administrations policies on interest rates labor Public housing Power and the governments efforts to balance the budget by cutting National defense appropriations. A we have to put first things first a he said. A and the Security and safety of this nation comes ahead of everything else As far As i am concerned. I done to see How anyone can take chances with National defense at this time in the worlds Dulles says no rift with Ike. Jsnine time of Day and both Origi a rated in the upper Story of the building. Nalley said firemen brought the Blaze under control Aji out an hour alter receiving the alarm at 6 30 . Several of the firemen were overcome temporarily by smoke and falling plaster hit h03eman Bill Hendrix in the Eye. He was not injured seriously. Dalton Dailey owner of the firm bid he believed that the fire started in a Small shed at the rear of the building and crept up a wooden Stoj reuse into the building West germans Back ally of United states Adenauer Given new four year term on sunday Bonn. Germany my West Germany launched americans ally Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and his pro Western government parties on new four year term of office today in a landslide election Triumph. Defying soviet threats More than 27 million German voters also threw All the communists out of their parliaments lower House crushed a feared nazi comeback my turned thumbs Down on socialist pleas for German neutrality n the East West struggle. In Europe a most important election since world War ii the West germans gave an overwhelming endorsement in yesterdays voting of Adenauer a american backed program for earming West Germany in Alliance with the Western Powers against the soviet menace. The grim visage old German statesman a Christian Democrat party won 243 of the 487 seats in the bundestag lower House. That was Only one seat Short of a majority something no single German party has won since before world War i a and with the 48 seats captured by his allies the free democrats Adenauer held a commanding margin of 95 seats. Trailing far behind were the opposition socialists with 150 seats. Adenauer also could count nominally on the support of the 15 seats won by the German Pajity the third member of his government coalition since 1949. Doubts were expressed however that he would include this faction in his new government. Drownings in Hurricane Wake Boston al a four drownings urn. in. The a no nah. V . A. Arid numerous boating accidents the hero of Corregidor Lay in state a a a a on peaked Hill bars about j in new England were attributed i today at Arlington National Cem 300 Yards Oil Shore a in heavy seas to Hurricane Carol As the seasons first. ,5,n new. End churned by fringe winds of Hur labor not today thank you its the last Long Holiday weekend of the summer. Time for one More picnic one More Outing one More trip before the children go Back to school and before dad buckles Down for the Long Winter of work ahead. Time too while you re relaxing to count the gains made by american labor Over the years and to remember the significance of labor Day. General s body at Arlington new Hurricane sweep freighter goes up Eastern coast j j aground at sea Boston up a Carroll the seasons third Hurricane is entered about 50 Miles eastward of the resort Washington up a the body u1 .,u1c Provincetown mass. Up of Gen. Jonathan m. Wainwright. A. The freighter s s Eugenia labor Day meant rest for most Camden people labor Day was awfully quiet downtown today. Aside from the news staff a few workers at the Post office news stand a cafe or two and drug store there was Little activity. Some service stations also were open. Majority of folks took the Day off. Some slept late some went fishing others went picnicking and some took trips. Others just loaded j and enjoyed the rest. Civilian payroll increased during past year sen Byrd gives Fig ures on higher Cost Washington up a sen. Byrd a a reported today that the governments civilian payroll Cost increased some 322 million dollars during the last fiscal year although the number of workers declined 127,124 in a report he made Public As chairman of the joint committee on reduction of nonessential Federal expenditures Byrd said higher costs for fewer workers resulted from these causes �?o1. Lump sum payments for accumulated annual leave to employees separated and �?o2. Pay raises to Federal employees largely Blue Collar whose compensation is determined by local wage the report covered the fiscal Vear thaa ended june 30 except for june Byrd said there had been a gradual decline in the number of persons on Federal payrolls. He said total civilian employment on june 30 was 2,469,640 As compared with 2,596,764 a year earlier. He said 36,285 workers were dropped during the first half of the fiscal year which was roughly the last six months of the Truman administration. This compared with a decline of 90,839 in the last half of the fiscal year under the Eisenhower administration. Byrd said the 1953 fiscal payroll Ike s Friend accused 01 seeking fee official wanted contract for Navy data Washington w a a Man who served As executive Secretary of president Eisenhower a inaugural committee was said yesterday to have sought a "4 per Center Job by quoting secret information about a contract. The Story was unfolded reliable sources disclosed during testimony taken behind closed doors in june and july by a Houe armed services subcommittee these sources said Warren l. Stephenson the inaugural committee official had quoted bid figures and other classified information on a Navy contract for 120,000 Aerial rocket launchers while trying unsuccessfully to get a contract to represent a California firm in contract negotiations. Stephenson could not be reached for comment. His office Here said he was out of the City. A separate investigation was reported to be under Way in the Navy department to learn whether there is a a a leak of secret information. Rep Hess a Ohio chair my of the subcommittee declined to comment on the investigation but it was Learned that a. Report probably will to made Public shortly Stephenson was described has having sought a contract to represent Century industries inc., of Burbank calif., for $2,000. A month or 4 per cent of any extra rocket launcher business he obtained for the firm. It he was quoted As having first denied and later acknowledged reciting the information in a May 19 Telephone conversation with officials of Century but As saving he did not know it was classified. Pos Board u. S. Ship for Home i Manso honoured since the unknown a advisory Cane Carol the coast guard re Denver a Secretary of state Soldier. Bulletin said today. Doc aria she knows of no j burial with full military honors i rift Between himself and presi a Jujj tuesday morning. The Gen _3enk�wer.�?T confers with the tra i will be interred alongside the Chicago fire chief executive today regarding a variety of foreign policy problems Dulles arrived at the presidents vacation Headquarters from Washington last night for the labor Day conference and was asked by newsmen who met him at the Airport a emr. Secretary is there any friction Between you and the president a a not that i know of a the Cabinet officer replied. The question was prompted by a published report Eisenhower summoned Dulles to Denver because he was a gravely concerned and a a displeased a by certain duller statements last week on foreign issues. On saturday the summer White House Callea the report a a Complete grave of his father maj. Robert. P. P. Wainwright Gen. Wainwright Holder of the medal of Honor died at san Antonio tex., wednesday he a As 70. His body was brought to Wash takes big toll ported today. The Coas guard said the 255-foot vessel seemed to be in no danger at present but they were prepared to take off the Crew by breeches buoy if necessary. The Coas. Guard said it was unable to communicate with the Chicago lip a a tenement fire hip by Telephone and had no fur Kir Kwh a try Iuit was 9,863,000,000 compared Quot thu d big blow skirted 50 Miles with $9,541,000,000 for 1952 fiscal. In ton late yesterday by plane ac-1 took at least 14 lives in Chicago a i ther details companies by his son and daughter i South Side negro Section Early to \ the coast guard said it believed in Law Navy Reserve capt. And i Day and officials said 14 other the ship was of panamanian Reg mrs Jonathan Wainwright v of j residents of the four Story build is try. Norfolk va., and by former Asso j ing were unaccounted for. Cites of the general. Dailey put his loss at $50,000. assistant presidential s said he was t sure whet press Secretary Murray Snyder me it was covered by insurance. A -. On added however that he personal the gutted building is Locay did not know what Eisenhower a Markam Street a he an. reactions were to remarks that East of main in the heart of i Dulles had made on the issues. Rocks wholesale District. A a Quot to Quot. Stephens woman died on sunday Stephens special a mrs. Oscar Silliman aged 69, died sunday at 5 p. M. her Home in Stephens of a heart attack. She was born at College Hill in 1885. She was an Active member of the Church of Christ they dealt with West Germany she is survived by her husband India Trieste and Japan and two daughters mrs. Kella. Falmon touched off angry criticism abroad. 0f Stephens mrs Lula Mae in West Germany for example i Crumpler 01 Camden a three Broth the socialist party denounced dul ers c. E. And l. J., and Marsh less endorsement of Chancellor it Gosdin All of Stephens and s i x Konrad Adenauer a bid for re elec j grandchildren. Tion. Funeral services were held by the time Dulles stepped from amp a at 3 30 in the Stephens Church h my in t Onn nerf Nice 72 died i his plane Here last night Adenauer j of Christ by Bro. Otis l. Rowe of mls had swept to a landslide Victory Cotton Valley. La assisted by Bro. Mel a Leonard died on sunday firemen began a search for bodies in the smouldering rubble of the Structure which collapsed during the Blize. The search was delayed until the arrival of investigators from the City a building and Legal departments. Of the 14 bodies recovered Early seven were those of children. Only one was identified that of wash., sept. 6,la in a huge North plane crashed in Washington Mcchord air Force base. Solomon Fisher 39, a millwright at the tractor works of International Harvester co., whose identity was established by his wife Irene 35. Two buildings on either Side of the four Story Structure also were hit by the fire but not As severely. Fire officials said they expected to find More bodies under debris. West airlines Constellation crash landed and burned Here Early today with 29 of the 32 persons a Board suffering Burns and injuries As they leaped a rum the flaming Craft. With Only one wheel Down and two of its four engines dead the i no rolled along the runway at this base South of Tacoma until ii Fairview band works daily a a a to a or Susz a a a a Vatine miss Leonard was a lifelong resident of Dallas county and was a member of the Sardis methodist Church. She is survived by two Sisters mrs. Imola Horton and mrs. Etta Smith both of Pine Bluff three Brothers John Leonard of the Home Rev. Jessie Leonard of Little Rock and Jim Leonard of Bronte Texas also several nieces been having daily practice sessions and nephews. One of her nieces new numbers and marching Rou is mrs. Moses Wood of Camden. Funeral services will be held at 2 30 p. M. Today at the Sardis methodist Church near Sparkm a n conducted by Rev. O. L. Thompson of Sparkman. Burial will be in. The Sparkman cemetery by proct w or funeral Home. Plato Black burial was in Stephens cemetery. Many persons die in accidents the Fairview band under the direction of l. E. Crumpler has by Xii associated press Ped to the ground and Wing tanks caught lire. As in the the Tallei building at 3616 s. I most Speed. Then the left Wing dip state st., housed an estimated 751 persons Anu possibly More police Aid. Damage to the buildings was estimated at $75,000, local schools open tuesday tines have been worked out. Mary Ann Hooper drum major and a Apo chief Hooper Suzler Kilgore Anita Mckay Melba Burton and Peggy Brown have been selected for majorettes. Band officers for the year Are band auxiliary to meet tuesday night at least 431 persons were dead in accidents As the 78 hour labor Day week end moved through it j at most All schools tuesday morn final Day today. Ing with speakers at some. Less Han 2 hoi re a fore sum monday was labor Day mer�?T3 last National Holiday came i there was real Little school work. First meeting of the band auxiliary for the 1953 season will be held tuesday night at 7 30. Bonner Ruff new hand director will a a a a a be at the meeting and All members Camden and Fai Meu Public pm t a Ond schools will open for Book assign. I ments and exc rises on tuesday t 10 mar etting r anthems Aie a morning. F a c u 1 t y meetings and work and hand members sex preliminary details were work e d a pets a Banner season out this morning. I Sam Taylor president of the there will be opening exercises i auxiliary urges All members to it attend this first meeting of the fall season. Many important mat ast of resort Island Nantucket today and headed out to sea to Ward the Bay of Fundy. The Hurricane that churned the coasts of new Jersey and Long Island with heavy seas is expected to bring Little More than fresh Gusty winds today to most of new England. Dense fog and heavy seas attributed to the seasons turd Hur i Richane approach numerous boating accidents in new England Waters. Four persons drowned and 40 or More were rescued by coast guard As Small Craft swamped or capsized. A 78 foot fishing vessel was wrecked when it ran aground in fog off Gloucester Harbor. Fringe winds of 50 Miles an hour swirled Over Nantucket. Police no trouble As the Island was Well battened Down after Advance warnings of the storm. The storm passed new Jersey and Long Island at distances ranging from about 100 to 200 Miles out at sea. Two Cabin cruisers in new England Waters with a total of at least 23 persons aboard were sought through the night by radar equipped coast guard vessels. The guard said it was possible the vessel anchored sunday night to await the lifting of the fog. One of the two cruisers was the 6 foot Mary Louise owned by Jack o Donnel 52, wealthy Rock port mass., fish processor. The Craft left Rockport sunday with 15 Hoard. A 78 foot fishing vessel out of Gloucester went aground at Dol Liv it res neck and was reported a total loss. The six crewmen were reported rescued by a party from Gloucester Lifeboat station. Earlier storms this be aah hit farther South. Hurricane Quot Barbara last month spent most of to Force along the Carolina and mid a Atlantic coast. Hurr canc a Alicel brought heavy wind and Rains to Cuba this Spring but a weakened alter crossing the Gulf of Mexico. Students begin the trek to classes wednesday morning. Little Rock mayor seeks new term Little Rock Ark. We Pratt Femmel the first Republican mayor of Lille Rock since Reco Truc tion Datys. Said last night he had a consulted the lord Quot and decided to seek re a election. The 37-year-old insurance executive who broke a 80 year tradition by defeating a Democrat two years ago 3 a id in a statement a the lord was consulted in my decision. Prayer will answer All problems ,.hie people of Little Rock will have a Chance to vote again for their present Remmel will be opposed in the november general election by Democrat Aubrey Kerr a Veteran 61 us City you Abib _ to an end this was the toll of Acci dental death s traffic mishaps had claimed 324 Mike Mckenzie Captain Billy Alex lives persons had drowned i Ander. 1st lt., and Larry Brian d -r7 died of miscellaneous Acci 2nd it. Other officers will be a i dentine causes pointed As needed. Band uniforms have been issued and White shoes bought for the run needed year. 1 u a /. The use of White shoes with the cd it Fellowship red uniforms will carry out the r school colors and gives the band i fun bag offers every club in j school auditorium with al Rose Nuntz a to minor Unity As speaker Center Street school opening Ter be discussed and made for the fall program. News in Brief a snappier appearance. Nephew of local physician released Marine 2nd it. Rowland Max Murphy son of or. And mrs. H. A Murphy of Hope Arkansas and a Nephew of or. Roland Robins of this City was released by the communists thursday. September 3, according to word received Here. It Murphy was wounded in hand to Hana fighting and capture de 16 months ago a Little More than a month after he arrived in Korea. Sedalia to. A Peter t of Brien 65, past commander of a a ,. ,. The Missouri department of the be ivs real a atle a Hool w 11 american be ion died Here unix officially open for the term pc Tedla Short before last mid Chiy at 8 30 a. M a program will no it d la a aur buted to be presented at 9 of clock in the coronary thrombo.,is. Of Brien a Veteran of world War i was elected state commander of bus crashes into tree in new York for fun and Fellowship according to at 4.30 tuesday afternoon there a Leirion at the state convention miss Verlie Allen Home Demon will be a radio program concern stration agent. Miss Allen says ing the opening of school mrs. H. That if every member in the club c. Locklar principal announced would bring a game stunt skit i today or contest to the meeting to be placed in a bag. There would be Trieste Observatory plenty of year round fun. P i a i i a miss Allen eau tons that every records earthquake contribution should be Complete with All material needed for play Trieste free territory a my the game stunt skit or contest j Trieste s geophysics Observatory Kirkpatrick Pigg. 89, Mother of al included. Today recorded a a very violent j Mer Pigg state comptroller during in Joplin mo., in August 1932. He was on of the first members of the legion and always was Active in legion affairs. For the last several years he had served As service officer of Pettis county Post no. 16.orrok. To. It it a mrs. Margaret Chester n. Y. Up a a chartered bus crashed into a tree of route 17 just outside of Chester Early today injuring the Driver and 17 Young passengers police said 12 passengers were not Hurt. The bus was one of four in a Convoy in route to new York City from a youth Camp at Hancock n. Y. Five ambulance were called to the scene from neighbouring communities. State police used their neckties As tourniquets to halt bleeding in some of the injured sprawled along the Roadside. Bus Driver James Troccoli 33, of West Orange n. J., and seven other victims were admitted to Goshen Hospital five Miles away. Troc Eoll s condition was reported he said the civilian payroll for the defense department and military agencies alone accounted for More than half of this. For july first month of the current fiscal year Byrd listed a decrease of 17,875 below june to bring the Totaj to 2,451,765. He said this was 150,038 below july of last year Arkansas death list High by the associated pres8 at least nine persons died in Arkansas accidents for the week ended Midnight yesterday with three of the fatalities occurring during the labor Day weekend. Traffic accidents accounted for at least seven of the deaths. A Nebraska Man visiting relatives in Stone county was fatally injured 20 Miles West of Batesville when the car in which he was Riding went out of control on Highway 14. Stone county sheriff c. Storey identified him As Galen Loomis about 33, of Bellwood neb. A on saturday a tenant Farmer de Rook who lives about 20 Miles West of Dardanelle died at a from injuries received in a traffic Accident on Petit Jean Mountain. A Pulaski county Dairyman was killed saturday on a farm near Little Rock when the tractor he was driving overturned on him. He was Percy Vernon Gregory 37. Indians promised Federal help Tahlequah okla. W a Glenn l. Emmons newly appointed . Commissioner of Indian affairs old some 1.500 cherokees yesterday the government is striving for a Equality for the Indian people As compared with the rest of the he added a a i have no sympathy whatever for what i3 sometimes called second class Emmons was principal speaker at the first Cherokee National Holiday. The tribe was celebrating the Gning of the treaty which United it into a nation. By Sam Summerlin Seoul us a americans freed Oti the fish air a of switch boarded a troop ship for Home today while fears mounted that the communists had not sent Back All americans who wanted to return. The u. A. Command prepared to hand the communists a list of a a missing persons men like capt. Harold Fischer of Swea City Iowa. Fischer a Sabre Jet Pilot shot Iown 10 migs before failing to return from a Mission Over North Korea april 7, 1953. Two Days later piping radio said Fischer had been captured. Yet the big korean War prison a Exchange ended sunday and Fischer waa not among the last 111 americans freed. Operation big switch returned 3,597 americans. Operation Little switch in april returned 149. Some americans died in Camp. The list minus the names of All those men will be handed the communists shortly with the demand that they produce or account for the missing men. Cleveland Avenue school notice she suggested that m atmosphere & excitement might toe brought a bout by drawing a contribution from the fun bog during each Center was about 1,700 Miles South a Solal period of the meeting. East of Trieste earthquake presumably in North the administration of former gov. As fair the others As Sood. Ten Era Iran. The Observatory a in Forrest Smith died today Funera Jot the injured were treated at the Strum indicated that the quake pupils who enrolled at Cleveland Avenue school on thursday and Friday of last week or during the pre school party in May should not come to school until wednesday it 8 30 a. M. All other pupils including those who were enrolled in the school last year will come tuesday september 8, at 9 00 a. M. They will go directly to the rooms designated in Friday s notice in the paper. It will probably take not longer hour for this registration than one services will be at 2 30 . Tues. Hospital and released. Day at the Christ Len at or1 police Ore investigating to de is there will be no Assembly in j Terni Ine the cause of the Accident the auditorium. T no possibility of red truce Hanoi Indochina it a Maurice Dejean French commissioner general for Indochina said today he saw a no possibility of a negotiated truce with Moscow trained to Chi Minh to end the indochinese War. Dejean added he was convinced that French Union forces with the Aid of the vietnamese army and people would win the Long struggle against the vie Minh a in the not too Distant Dejean said there had been no chinese trop movements toward the indochinese Frontier since the shooting stopped in Korea but that Materiel Aid for the vie Minh had been a a rather increasing Witlin the past month a communist China was estimated previously by the French to be giving the vie Minh 3.000 tons of War equipment monthly a Csc to program log for a Csc to Channel six Texarkana monday 3 00�?test pattern 3 58�?chr Sophers 3 59�?sign on 4 00�?happy Home show 4 30�?melody shopper 55�?news 5 0 a Melody shopper 5 30�?Western theater burder bandits Johnny Mack Brown 6 30�?industry on Parade 6 45�?sport score 6 55�?weather 7 00�?building for the nation -7 30�?strange hunger 8 00�?channel 6 theater Campus rhythm Gale 8 torm Johnny Downs 9 00�?good things happen Over Coffee 9 30�?dillard s musical Letie 10 00�?news 10 10�?weather 10 16�?christophers Lou Algu 0�

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