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TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 1949 BLYTHEVJLLE <ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGB THRJ* ted Concession In Marks Seen Soviets Planning . No Retaliatory Move Against Money Ban | BERLIN, March 22. M>)—Quali- observers today viewed as an ortant concession a Russian lenient concerning Hie West's on Russian-sponsored currency I' the Eastern Zone of Germany. 1 Col. Alexander Jelisar^v, acting lussian commandant of Berlin, last night the Vvestern move ould "deepen the split in Berlin," that the Sovi '• military ad- limstration does not Intend to •strict the use of the East, marks ow held by Western Berlincrs. [This indicated the Russians \vou1d lot prevent western Berllners from vending the East marks they now •old either in the Soviet Sector of lerHn or the Russian Zone of Gerany. It also indicated the Russians did lot intend to Introduce a new East liark which would be refused to [Western Berliners. Many had fear- that the Russians, in retaliation the western allied move outlaw- lig their currency, might pull a lurrency switch of tlwir own which ould wipe out East mark holdings of Western Berllners and even nch East mark bank accounts as leople in the Western Sector still lad. The Soviet announcement has liewed as an important concession this reason, too: Apparently liners in possession of West liarks still can trade them for the |heaper East marks to be taken over he line for use in ration-free stores r the Soviet sector. East marks also ould pay Soviet Zone farmers for lood smuggled through the Block- Ide. The official Soviet Army news- aper, Taeglische Rundschau, put headline In Jelisarov's statelient: "No Soviet Counter-Measures the Expense of the Population." Col Jelisarov said the Western would hurt the people and the conomy of the western Zones, but cannot Inflict any serious preju- |lice" on Soviet Zone currency. Sitting It Out Mitch, 4 1-2-months-old dog of all .sorts, waits Impatiently at Newark, N. J., for two broken legs to heal. Mitch, who is shown getting the autograph of his young master. Robert Flach, tangied with a car. Doctors put on two plaster casU and said [hey expected Milch to be as good as new within a week. Mitel) meanwhile uses a squirming motion to move about from his enforced sitting position. (AP Wirephoto.) Building Permit Applications Filed By 9 During Week Nine building permit nppllni- lons—seven residential and two justness—placed on flic in ntty Engineer Joe Carney's oflce last week listed total estimated vuliu-s $31,400. Applications were filed by: Hubert Burnett, for n llncc-uxnn frame residence,In the rear of 70H Chlfkusawba: estimated cost. $1.000. Mark L. Anderson, for n 49 Ly (>5 foot brick business building at 103 East Main: estimated cost. $1.900. Mary Burns, for a four-room frame residence In Wilson Addition; estimated cost SI.100. I. L. DcShay.o. for private garage In the rear of 1705 Hcuni. Lillian Crosby, for n four and one-half ronm frniiie residence In Fulgham Addition; estimated cost, S4.000. Albert P. Jolly, for n four and one-half frame residence on Ki-n- wood Drive; estimated cost. fb.OOU. Joe Hester, for a 16 by 50-lont concrete block grocery warehouse mi South Highway 01; estimated cost. .1.200. Jno. n. Webster, (or a Ihrre- :oom frame residence an Moulinr Drive; estimated cost. $800. A. H. Chapman, for a M by 10- ~oot wash house In the rear of lil'J ilcnnr. estimated cost, 5400. Future Teachers in B.H.S. Organize Club; Ben Borowsky Is President 'ony pellone In New York'* Madson Square Garden. ail-Opener dds Suit to /t' Males Notion's Weather Is Mixture of Spring, Winter OHICAOO, March 22. «>)—There was a mixture of spri»g-Hinter weather in the nation today. There was freezing rain, sleet and snow in some Midwest areas. After a couple of days of mild temperatures, a cold mass of air headed lor the north central section. The mercury was expected to drop to 10 to 15 degrees above zero In Mill • ncsota and Wisconsin tonight. Tornadoes and windstonns swept scattered sections of Louisiana and Mississippi yesterday, killing two persons and Injuring about 50 others. The high winds also hit parts of hortheast Texas and soulbwes' Arkansas but no casualties were reported, v Temperatures were mild from the Mississippi Valley eastward to the Atlantic coast. But in the New England states the mercury dropped to below freezing. The freezing rain-sleet snow belt extended from northern Michigan south westward to centml Iowa. Highest readings of the year were reported in many central states yesterday. They included 12 at Indianapolis arid Louisville. and 68 at Chicago. ' A new club, the Future Touch- ers of America 1ms been ortiinlKcd In the Olylhcvllle nigh school with lien Dorowsky ux president, it was disclosed today. The Rroup for llm lllyllwvlllc unit chose the name of the nosn llnrdy Club In honor of Miss Hardy who is assistant supcr- Intendenl of the high school. Other club officers me: Mary Sue Crnfton, vice president; PCH Freeman, secretary; Jimmy Phillips, treasurer: Louise- Sullivim. reporter: Sue Osborn, chairman of the constitution committee: liclty HarLer. librarian, mid Alcdn Freeman BUI Nancy Damon, historians. The club Is composed of pupil; who hnvc n special Interest In (he field of loachlne. Members will meet monthly lo illcsuss (caehlni; alms and proceedings. Mrs. o. E, Quellnuilz Is the club sponsor. Omrler members, in addition in the officers are: Dun Atkins, rto- bertn firacey. Roy lliown, Karen Colston. Mary Dowdy, Diana Keller Moyrt Hoeolt. Shirley KtiiR, vlvlm Tnvlor, Lottie Slilwell, Kllly Pluji- kett, Joe Pr'ce. Uctty Holland, am' Jimmy Garner. thtlr Jobi here hive been f«n»*d and are buying their own ilM dltloned travel. The club* irt, I Ing tlr-condltioiud eooehu the railroad and art pcytef coolinj; equipment over a period <A Urn llorownky Navy Ammunition Depot in Camden To Be Shut Down CAMDEN, Ark., March 22. M>) — The U.S. navel amunltlon depot here has received its closing orders Cmdr. C. C. Angel, executive officer, said production will be halted by Sept, 1. after that the plant will be on a "caretaker" basis. Some 480 employes—60 percent of the total—will be laid off beginning May 1. The remainder will be cm- ployed for maintenance and other "standby" duties. Lack of operating funds is responsible. Angel said. The International Paper Company here has shut down for six days so plant machinery may be repaired. Some 400 workers were affected, but personnel Director James Nunn said many of this number would take their vacations during the shutdown. Given Hot Shirt ROCK ISLAND. 111. (U.P)—Clyde Hinchllffe felt a stinging sensation on his back as he was walking to work. He ripped out his shirt tail. A lighted cigarette fell to the ground. Apparently someone had dropped the cigarette from the upper floor of a building inside his shirt. Defense Testimony Starts In Ft. Smith Rape Trial Read Courier News Want Ads. FORT SMITH, Ark.. March 22— |J*PI—Defense testimony started today in the 'trial of Albert Edward Griffin, 30, who is charged with kidnapping and raping his small stepdaughter. The defense indicated it wonlc seek to show that Griffin Ls insane The state completed its testimony last night. State witnesses Included the girl who was allowed lo testify over defense objection. Griffin, a naval Veteran, is ac> cused of raping the child last Oc. tober 23 and fleeing with tier in i taxicab. She was with him whei Oklahoma troopers stopped the cab and arrested him near Tulsa. Bill Would Let Some Negroes Attend White Colleges in Missouri JEFFERSON CITY, March 22. l,Vl —A new Missouri policy—to let some Nrsroes attend state-supported white schools—wns approved unanimously by a House committee last night. The bill would let Negroes so lo white schools when Ihe course:; they seek are nob offered at Lincoln University for Negroes here. It now goes to the House for debate. But the committee turned clown UK sponsor's recommendation tlm' any Negro be allowed to attend any school lie wants at any lime Rep. Howard Elliot (R) of St. Louis County, author of the measure an!l former House speaker, said he would offer the amendment again In the ilouse. The bill has the approval of '.he University of Missouri Board 01 imators and the students at UK university. Allen Mcneynolds of CiirlliaRC. president of the board of curators said the board had studied the problem for a long time, seeking :i practical solution. Segregation of Negroes and whites Ls traditional in Missouri. Two university students told the commit! en Ihe student body of the university agreed with the curators. Two Arkansans Killed In Highway Accidents Mother Who Held Son Captive to Get Mental Check-Up BOSTON. March 22. iiVi— A subbing mother, ui'cuscil of kce]>hiK her 13-year-old son a captive for most of his life because lip wn.s Illegitimate, was ordered committed lo n psychopathic hospital yesterday. Mrs. Anna Sullivan, 45, cried op- enl.v and clutched the hand of Her oldest son, James, a Murlne private, •as Judse Samuel Ei.scnstadl ordered her to the np.ston Psychopathic Hospital for 10 days . , She In charged with neglecting a minor chlM. A nurse sat on one .side of Mr Sullivan In the brief appearance. The courtroom was crowded with spectators who waited three hours lo get a look at the woman. Her attorney. Daniel J, O'Onn- noll. asked Unit she be allowed li change nn earlier guilty plea lo one of innocent. Judpc EiscnstaiU snld he would not rule on lhat aii^lc until "f've I line! a complete physical and mental report on this woman." Cicrnld— the captive bny — was found on the street a week aso Sunday elrrssert In tatters ami barefooted; his hair hanging lo his shoulders. He hits been placed in the ens tody of the MufsHchUFctls Society 'or the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Teachers say he Is vc':y bright in learning his ABG's and how to read and write. 2 D5e in Storms In Mississippi And Louisiana NK\V Oltl.BANS. March 22-(,Vj— Two persons were killed and nbout 50 were Injured by storms which lill scattered nrcus of Lonlsana and Mississippi yesterday. Hardest hit in Mississippi wn.s a 100-mile slielch between Jackson and Yn?oo City, In an Isolated farm arcn of Humphreys County. 11 Nofrro cabin collapsed, killing n 10-months-old In- funl and Injuring the, parents nml three other children. One of Ihe freak performance's of the blow In Mississippi WHS to pick >i» nn automobile In which three New roes had taken refuge and drop II a quarter of a mile away. The three escaped with minor Injuries. In I.ouslana. a lornario injured six persons and wrecked sevcra biillriiiiRs nt Tloga. Noar Monroe. I.n., Mrs. llolen Action. M. of Chatham. T.,n., drowned when an automobile plunged from a narrow bridge during n rainstorm. By the Associated Press Two persons died in highway ac- cicienu in Arkansas yesterday. EdwarcJ M. .Sample, 25, of Carlisle, was killed when his uutomo- bllc and a Rock Island Transportation Company van' collided on a curve near Forrest City. Hester Norvell, 49, of Bellefonte. was injured fatally when he was struck bv an Arkansas Highway Department truck at Bellcfonte. Soviet Ship Loads NEWPORT NEWS, Va., March 22. i,v,—The SS General Chmiak- hovsky, first Russian ship to berth here In several months. Is Inking on a cargo of tobacco and general merchandise. The chcrnakhovsky arrived here yesterday on Its iray to Procrcsso, I Wits exico. where it will take on ad- I gained wide atlortlor I Burlesque was wrong: "Pul-'em-on" I technique, not "take-'em-off," made | this mail-opener a male eye-opener. LOS ANGELES, Calif. (NBA)— A I mail-opener that is a male eye-op- 1 pner has convinced a plastics nov- lelty company here that the "take en off" psychology of burlesque is t$ wrong. Months ago the company started I manufacturing letter openers in the I form of shapely maidens, eight I Inches hfirh and all beautifully I curved transparent plastic. Cloth- g was considered superfluous at I first The figurines didn't sell. Maybe I men feared the scorn of the "little I woman" should she happen to drop I Intr the office. They decided to dress up the ! | model a little. A fronting proce-v; I gave her panties and bra. Sales , 1 figures picked up, but only a frac- I tion. Then the experts went, ^ n ^° an ~ I other huddle. The gal appeared 1 with a cloth bathing suit moulded I to her figure. That did It. Sales rocketed. The "put 'em on" technique hart succeeded. The company Is now diverting its entire production to the openers. There are 17.000 more miles of natural gas pipelines than there nre miles of railroad in the United States. D.P.L. NO. 15 COTTONSEED Delinred, treated and Sacked I State Certified ; 85% Germination ! 1 Yr. from Station IA Ton or Carload; ! Also Good Alfalfa Hay j for Sale II Magers&Gill j • Dell Ark. Phone 2272j WE HAVE 12-FT. LINOLEUM Let Us Figure With You On Your Linoleum Need. -We Now Have In Stock, Ready to Serve You, the Following / Armstrong INLAID LINOLEUM 6 Ft. Widths—All Colors Felt Base Linoleum 6 Ft., 9 Ft., 12 Ft. Widths In Both Tile.Patterns For the Kitchen and Floral Patterns for the Front Rooms . All sizes . . . 6x9, 7!/ 2 x9, 9xlO'/2 and 9x12. All grades from the 9x12'rug in seconds at $3.95, to th« 9x12 Gold Seal Rug at $11.50. RUGS W« carry the largest itoek of floor covering in the county .. . $•• our ruw Linoleum Department! Hubbard&Son, Furniture Phone «0» Blyrheville tional cargo. Rope Charges Against Young Boxer Dropped ST. JOSEPH, Mo., March 22. (/!•) —Charges of forcible rai» against, welterweight boxer Vincent Lee Foster was dismissed yesterday because of Insufficient evidence. The tighter was arrested here Feb. 7 on complaint of a 22-year-old Kansas City woman. Foster denied the charge. He said he drove the Mrl from Kansas City to St. Joseph after meeting her at the home of his relatives In Kiillsna City. Persecutor o. n. Newcomer, In dismissing the chaiBCs. .said a conviction could not be obtained on the woman's slory anil 11 report by the physician who examined nor did not contain enough evidence. 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