The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 10, 1951 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 10, 1951
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PAGE TWBLVK Senators to Unveil Mystery Of Effort to Upset RFC Probe By G. MILTON KEU.Y WASHINGTON, April 10. (AP) — Investigating senators moved tortay to end the mystery with which they have cloaked charges of an effort to upset their inquiries into the Reconstruction Finance Corporation. Senator FulUright <D-Ark) (old reporters he plans an early public hearing to nir the charges before his Senate banking subcommittee. Senator Tobey iR-NH), a former member, told the subcommittee at * closed-door meeting last week he had learned of an effort to interfere with the group's investigations. He declined at the time to name a man from whom he said he goi the Information. Tobey'.? testimony, which the group sought to keep under cover pending a public hearing, le.ikcrt out in part. Highly placed sources confirmed he had named two while House aides, Donald Dawson nnr David K. Niles, and that the sub committee hoped to hear from both of them. Fulbright satd today he no's. knows but won't tell yet (he identity of the mystery witness whom Tobcy had declined to name, .and that the man has raid he is ivilli:^; to testify in public. Fulbright snitl he learned the name from Tobcy. Tobey Free to Talk And, Fulbright added, lie plans to tell Tobey he is free to disclose the full details of his story nny time and In any manner the New Hampshire senator chooses. Senator Bricker (R-Ohio). a subcommittee member, said in a speech In Columbus yesterday the gro.ip will hear Dawson, probably next Wednesday, as well as Niles and Chairman William H. Boyle. Jr., of the Democratic National Committee. Fulbright confirmed he plans a new effort to get Dawson to testify before the subcommitee. He has said Dawson is a member of an influence ring which put pressure on RFC loan policy. Fulbright said lie will send Dawson "a request" to appear, as distinguished from "an invitation" sent him on Feb. 2 and which, Fulbright said, Dawson never acknowledged. Dawson With Father He added that the request sill not be dispatched, however, while Dawson is at the bedside of his seriously ill father in El Dorado Springs, Mo. Fulbright said Sites probably won't receive a similar request until after the public hearing of Tobey and the mystery witness. There is a question whether the subcommittee has authority to re quire testimony from While Uous aides. Coast Guard Snares Modern Rifleman 'Pirate at Sea I300THBAV HARBOR, Me., April 10. (Al>)—A rifleman who fled like a modern pirate In a high-powered boat after a waterfront shooting Incident was taken at sea today when a Coast Guard boat ended a 25-mile race of Jive pursuing craft and one airplane. The Coast Guard snld one of (heir craft overtook the fleeing rifleman and returned him under arrrst. Slate Police Capt. Edward j. Marks i-nid it was "pitiful" liow the power boal outstripped the police boats in the first dash to sea. The rifleman's boat is seawolhry enough to make Boston If the fuel holds out, Marks added. "It's a 40-foot ve^el ,an orange deck and a white hull. It's namei "Greyhound." Marks said the "Greyhound 1 darted a'.vay from fisherman's wharf shortly after report of the theft of a powerful rifle and •ammunition from a waterfront hard- wae .store. Patrolmen checking the are; ducked bullets from ihc stolen .30 CC rifle before the rifleman ccasec fire and leaped aboard (lie "Grey hound." Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111. April 10. 1.4V- (USDA> — Hogs 15.500; fairly active; weights 180 ibs up mostly 25 to 30 lower than Monday's average, top 35 off; lighter weights 25 to 50 lower; sows mostly 25 lower; bulk good and choice 180-240 Ibs 21.25-35. top 21.40 for few loads most 240-300 Ibs 20.75-21.00; 150170 Ibs 19.50-20.75, mostly 19.75 up; 120-HO Ibs 16.50-18.75; 100-110 Ills 14.50-15.75; sows 400 Ibs down 19.0075, few 20.00; heavier sows 17.7518.75; stags 14.00-10.50; boars 120015.00. Cattle 2,700, calves 1.200; cows 25 o 50 higher; bulls steady: vealers .00 higher; a few loads and lots ;ood to low choice steers 34.0035.50; good to choice quality re- Jlncement steers 34.50; commercial laughter steers 33.00: odd lo!s hoice mixed steer and heifer year- ings to 36.00; utility and commercial ows 26.00-29.00; conncrs and cutters 20.00-20.00. Osceola Negro Gets 6 Months For Larceny Lindscy rjlxon, 22, Osceola Negro wns sentenced to six months on the county farm and fined $100 and costs lit Munlcliiiil Court In Osceola this morning on a clnivc of petit larceny. He was also given a preliminary hearing on a charge of burglary ami was ordered held to awai't Circuit Court action. Dixon was arrested Saturday night when he was surprised while looting the safe of the City Druss Store in Osceola. Officers said VJ. M. Thomas, owner and operator of the drug store, caught the Negro in the act of taking $10 from the store's safe, which had been left unlocked after the store had been closed for the day. According to the officers' report, Dixon had been employed at the drug store as porter for several years. Officers said he used a key to unlock the store's front door. Dipfomat Says Mao Definitely Is III BONO KONG, April 10. (if;— An Indonesian diplomat today said he saw an official announcement thnt Chinese Communist leader Mao rze-Tung was ill and temporarily had delegated his authority. The third secretary In the Indonesian embassy at Pciplng. Socmar- to. said he saw an official Communist news summary telling of Mao's •llncss. Ariiilj i(J, hpecd wltn ES r^ E R P LLY PERKING -Nothing like this happened when a Chicago department slore first sold coffee at 19 conls a pound cs years times have changed When the CChicago fha.n advertised IBdJ prices on coffee ,o help celebrate £ anniversary, ihis stampede rcsulled. Store officials had to mom I the counters and appeal to ea 2 cr buyers to "take it easy " HD Club to Hear Talk On Tuberculosis Work Mrs. C. G. Redman, executive sec- ctary of the Mississippi County "uherculosis Association, and Mrs. VancLs Gatnmill, office secretary or the Association, will speak to he Bondsvitle Home Demonstra- ion Club Friday on tuberculosis ont-rol work. Both spoke late last week to home emonstration clubs at Doule Bridges and Bardstown In what ley said is "an effort to interest nd enlist the cooperation of our lira! population j n tuberculosis ontrol work." 'rade Ten-Gallon Hat or Old Style Derby DALHAtlT. Tex.—(/P>—This wcs 'exas town is going to abandon th raditional ten-gallon hat and oth r cow-country styles temporarily s a stunt to publicize Dalharf olden jubilee party May 25-26, a thousand men will wear headge'ar of 50 years ago—derbies. "MY NEW '51 DODGE males tile If.lh l><n! s e I've owned," says C. G. I'ylc, I.os Angeles. Calif. "Ami cvcry ,' lnc more !h;m Innl up in i| lc ]),>,| fic rcpi:- L-niun fci tlcpcnilaliilii, .iml ixuiiumy." You coutipayup fo $f,000more and 'si '/// 'not get a/1 the extra room, comfort and rugged dependability of Dodge ' ' ' cafw and » 0 Otorgt fif O ViNKK.s Vuow from experience l) .iii(l dependability buili into IKHlgc tars. I Inn's wliy. year alter, so many buy "aimllirr dependable lloitgc." 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D DODGE Dm* It For Five /Minut«j And You'll Drift tt For Y*an BLYTHEVILLE MOW~COMTANY Walnur & 1st Phont 4422 WAC, WAF To Be Interviewed Here Staff S B t. Birdie King of Ihe Little nock Army and Air FVirce Recruiting Main Station wll be in Hythevillc tomorrow afternoon and Thursday morning to Interview applicants for WAC ami WAP enlistments. S/Sgt. King will interview applicants nl the recruiting station In City Hall. Applicants must be between 18 and 35, hifjh school graduates and single. Birth certificates must be presented, she sairl. Applicants graduating from high school this spring are eligible tor enlistment, sire said. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service snys fur-seal work in the Pribiiof Islands has netted $11.500,000 since the government took over conservation of the seals In 1B10. Calvin Czeschin Gets Scout Honor Calvin Czeschin, 15, and his pa. rents, • Mr. and Mrs. Charles C CzeschUi of Blythevlll«, returned yesterday from Kansas City, Mo, where Calvin Sunday received the rank of Eagle Scout. Calvin was a member of Troop 400 at Warrensburg, Mo,, where the Czeschlns resided before they moved here. Mr. Czeschin Is executive vice president of Arkansas-Missouri Power Co. A sophomore at Blythevllle High School, Calvin also is a member of the BHS Band. His father served four years as vice president of the Kansas City Area Boy Scout Council. Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Dates and son Jim, of niythevile aso attended the presentation. Violence Breaks Out in Israel fSHAELI - SYRIAN FRONTIER, April 10. Wj—New violence broke out along the Sysian-Israeli border to.- day as Israeli police were reported fired on while patrolling the demilitarized Galilean area near the Jewish settlement of Engeb. The Israelis returned the fire. (The reported shooting was announced also by an Israeli government spokesman in Tel Aviv who blamed Arabs for the skirmish. No casualties were reported from :he Israelis. Molvern School System to Open MALVERN, Ark., April 10. UPi— Halvern schools, closed by a fund ;liortnge, are scheduled to re-open ifonday, backed by $20,000 in public lonations. The schools have been closed for wo weeks. A civic organizations ommiltee announced yesterday that t had obtained $20,000 in a drive o reopen the schools and will seek nother S10.000 this week. British Budget Outlined LONDON, April 10. (fPi— Chancelor of the Exchequer Hugh Gaitskell today proposed an expenditure for 1951-52 of 4.197.000,000 pounds or Sll.751.000.000. the biggest budget in Britain's peacetime history. ShtriH Says Bunt Admitted Fir* Plot Without Threatening BENTON, Ark,, April 10. (*) — Sheriff Pat Berry testified today that no threats were used to obtain a statement from 19-year-old Ernest Bunt (hat lie plotted a /ire which killed his father and mother. Bunt, on trial In circuit court here on a charge of first degree murder In the fire deaths of his parents last Jan. 14, has repudiated the alleged confession. The sheriff told the Jury Bunt admitted without any "third-degree" treatment that—to cause the explosion and fire—he substituted highly explosive tractor fuel for kerosene ordinarily used to kindle stove fires in the Bunt home here. WAR Another Gandhi Weak from Fast DURBAN, South Africa, April 10. H 1 ) — Manila! Gandhi, 58-year-old son of India's late Mohandas K. Gandhi, was reported "very weak and very tired" today from five days of fasting to protest South Africa's racial laws. Gandhi, adopting the passive resistance tactics of his father, started a 14-day fast last Friday to "purify his body, mind and soul" in preparation for a deliberate offense which he said he would commit against the country's'pollcy of segregation of races. MacARTHUR (Continued frvm Page 1) generally increased their criticism of MacArthur for urging use of Chiang Kai-shek's troops. Rep. Joe Martin of Masachusetts, the House Republican leader, supported a move to bring MacArthur home to report personally to Congress on the Pacific situation. „ in Tokyo, Rep. O. K. Armstrong jTah b?ttl " (R-Mo) told the American Cham- ' ' " b;it " e - jer of Commerce he did not think MacArthur' exceeded military au- .hority in ins recent 'policy statements. He added that any action to recall the general "at this time vould be the greatest victory for communism since the fall of Chi- (ConUnu«d from asked for more troop* and latitude tn fighting th* Korea* campaign. He reporl«)ly told Army S«cr», lary Frank Pace It would b« a mU. take to neglect Asia In order \» emphasize the defense of Europ* Tuesday'^ heaviest fighting swirled near the Hwachon Reservoir. American tanks rumbled northward on the Chunchon-Hwachoa road through the "narrow PuVhaa River gorge. They were putting lh« squeeze on 200-300 Reds who hA x been driven back Into a narrc^F neck of land between the western end of the dam and the river. On a 15-mile front to the east Allied infantrymen ran into di«hard Communist forces. The Reds opened up with .mortar, machln« gun and artillery fire. Reds Dig in at Reserwlr About 800 Reds dug In south of the reservoir threw a heavy mortar barrage at advancing American troops, other Red units attacked French troops driving on the reservoir's eastern lip. Farther east strong and stubborn Communist forces bitterly resisted nn American advance In the Yang- gu area. American and South Koran patrols thrust Inside Communist lines on the western front Tuesday against strong resistance from dux- in Red troo]«. ; ' American patrols pushing north from Yonggong withdrew under heavy mortar and machine »un fire. Artillery pounded the Red positions. General MacArthur's communi- ques reported the Reds were trying to build up their forces all alone this front, . A The Communist jet fighter shoP down Tuesday was the sixth destroyed by the Sabre Jets this . month. Seventeen MIOs have been damaged, one of them in a brief mix with four P-90 Shooting Stars Chongju in Tuesday's second 'No More Civilians' * WASHINGTON. April 10. fJP, _ The Army has directed all its Installations to hire no more civilians unless specifically authorized by the Army Department. DONE! A ton - or more - of laundry! That's the amount done in - one year for the average family of four! But washing and ironing thousands of pieces is just om part of Mrs. America's man-sized job. In that same year she also washes more than six tons of dishes, cooks over 1000 meals, follows her vacuum over miles of rugs! And, thank, to electricity, comes through it all smiling and beautiful! Yes, electricity is always ready to take tht work out of housework. Just consider for « moment how many task, It helps YOU with ... for only a few centi a dayl Sound planning and efficient business management on the part of your friends and neighbors who work in* like this one have made this bargain possible. "MEET COKLISS ARCHER" for delightful comedr. Sundar»— CBS—« P.M, Oontni Tin*. Ark-Mo Power Co.

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