The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 12, 1951 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 12, 1951
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THURSDAY, 1981 (ARK.) eouRm* PAGE 1AKEB McClellan. Charges Democratic Group Helped 'Job-Selling Deals JACKSON, Miss., April 12. Ifl'i— I 'Itie Mississippi |)ro-Ti'Umari lead Sen. McClellan (D-Ark.) says the National Democratic Committee cooperated with Mississippi pro-Truman Democrats accused of selling federal jobs. McCJellan's charges came during A hearing on Ihe job-selling charges here yesterday, after two state pro-Truman leaders admitted .seek- ^.ing party contributions but denied r.selling Jobs, ers wore Curtis Rogers, secretary of the Mississippi Democratic Committee, nnd Clarence E. posed acting nalUmal Wood, de- connnittee- man. Their organization was formed in 1948 after the state's regular Democratic group bolted to the States' Rlghtci's, who now control Ihe stale. The older group's national committeeman was not recognized by Hie Truman Puts Flat Ban On Bombing Manchuria iMIona) canunUEre. which seat lood Instead. Iluvd Was Fired Hood was fired by the national jroup afU>r charges of job-soiling were made by senators—East land and Stennis of Mississippi. Questioning brought out Ibat ITnoti had discussed several "personal bus- Incss matlens" . with Ma), Gen Stone oi Scone Sack to London By Secret Route Sandstone Slab I* Identified in Scotland City By Kl.TON 0. FAVK WASHINGTON, April 12. (IP) — President Truman appears to have pill a Hat ban on bombing Red air Youth Cleared Oi 'Murder' Lumber Yard Worker Acquitted of Charge In Parents' Death , RENTON. Ark.. April 12, (AP>—A Saline County Circuit Court jury which deliberated only six minutes, late yesterday acquitted Ernest *Bunt. 19. of charges of first degree murder in connection with the fire deaths of his parents. Bunt, a lumber ya t r d worker, stared blankly for a few seconds, then burst into tears .and hugged and kissed his attorney, Jack HolL Earlier yesterday.' he had denied on Uie witness slimd the state's accusation that after a quarrel with his lather he substituted an explosive fuel oil for kerosene, which was used for kindling stove fires at the Runt home. The state assorted, that the alleged substitution resulted in explosion and fire which destroyed the home nnd fatally burned Mr. and Mrs. Guy Bunt last Jan. 14. Prosecutor Joe W. McCoy said !n lii.s closing argument thai- he didn't believe Bunt "intended to kill his parents when be burned the house down." He said he wasn't asking a death penalty, possible or conviction of first degree murder but believed that Bunt should be punished. bases In Manchuria, no matter what the provocation. Hix radio, address last night made clear that the "bomb line" must remain at the Valu River boundary between North Korea a_nrf Ma chin-la. fn pointing up his major declar lion that the war must Ire confined to Korea and not allowed to develop into another world war, (he President said the question could be asked why' no steps are taken to punish the aggressor. "Why don't we bomb Manchnria and China itself?" he said. "W>iy don't we assist the Chinese Nationalist troops lo land on Ihe mainland of China?" Generally MacArthcir repeatedly suggested thill the wnr could be ended quickly if Manchuria and China were bombed and if the Na- lioiiiilisl.s could Harry Vaughn, President Truman's military iihte; that Hood had gone to the President's patronage assistant, Donald Dawson, for help ii tiring acting postmasters and in ap pointing 'others; and that Hood had asked Glen Boehm, a [U'o-Trumnn contact man, to get him informa- ,ion on approval of federal projects .n Mississippi. Bochm is a Washington industrial consultant, After Rogers denied they were April 12. found Don't Likt Squirrels I BO3TO N </l'j- Sq 11 Irrp] s i n ay b* cute little pels or fair.gftine /or the ;)ot- to some people. Bui lo Boston Park Department people, the -squirrels on Boston Common me Jusl pests.. Not only do they bite people, but thpy clifiw thfi Insulation off clec- Irk wires, park attendants .say. They loll of Severn I people who have hn'd serious bites on I heir hands after making friends with Ihe squirrels. When they have, a tic.vl In. a Uee that must be removed they j?a up nn the men who must climb the tree. Vtnson Sees Defeat of Move to Put Ceiling on Number in Armed Forces GLASGOW, Scotland, </P;—The sandstone .slab the Scottish city of Arbroaih -was ty B nard around Ihe l»iilldin« when identified rtcfnuiply today as Hrit- aiii'R missing Stone of Bcone. PnVn;a prepared to return ii to l/miton by selling jobs, Sen, McClellan asked: "Are you asking us lo believe that veterans who never made a political contribution in their lives would borrow S'iOO, $400, S500 ov 31,000 and pay it to this committee jusl because you were going to give. them what they already deserved?" "Can you explain how so many them seamed to arrive at the same amounts? " secret route. The secrecy obviously wns lo forestall its seizure again by Ian-, atic Scottish patriots .such as thosr? who stole it curly fust Christmas morning from Westminister Anbey, The Stone, used for centuries Jn the coronation nf kings of Scotland and England, turned up yesterday on (he high allar of Arhroath's ancietit Abbey, a Scottish shrine. Two detectives f f o m Sco'Jo Yard. London's central police he:; quarters, made certain the si one was the real thing by fitting to H a corner fragment that had been he 458-pound stone was being kept his morning. Members of nne Scottish Nation- list group, which complained the- stone had been surrendered >oi soon, announced they were afle Scot UNh Nationalists have main tulned they took the stone froii We.slmlnlstcr Ahbey as a symbol o their fight for home rule for Scot land. The stone had been a Scot Ush treasure before it was C off In I20G by KiiiR Edward th First after his war with ScoLlau' Three unldentifiod men tnrjie I he'stone over to the watchman tlie ruined Abbey in Arbroath y tcrday morning. It was trucked I Glasgow secretly night. No arrests have been made. WASHINGTON, April \1. Iff) — hfilnnan Vinson Cl)-Ga> of the ousc Armed Services Committee y predicted tlefcnt of a nwe In \f IltniAe to place u 3.500,0(10 or 000.000 ceiling on the armed forces. Vfmon was shooting lor A final iHc today on the draft-Universal lililary Trnliiing hill. IJefote that iened the House would have In nti a proposed substitute for lie administration bill. An amendment In limit the .si/e f the armed lorces Is expected to e offered. Bui V In son told a rc- iorter it would suffer the same futf s a Republican-backed attempt 'e.steiday to tack on a troops-to- •Unope ban. Defeated by 192 votes to 108, that amcntlmeni would have prohibited use of now inductee.s hi General nwlphl D. Ki.sctihowrr'.s North Al- lHi:tlr Pact HI my without congressional approval. Americans Leave Prague Businesses to Czechs PRAGUE iVPj-A diplomatic survey Just completed here shows thnl only four American firms and agencies arc still in operation on n permanent basis in C/t'ch'wlovakia This comivu'Ps with SO or so two nnd R half' vein's BRO, Thexe four are 11m Assncin Press, the United prow, the Molten Piiilnre Kxport Association and Uw buying office for eastern Europe ftf _ the R. if. Macy Company, Mew ! York department store. Service that Shines T. I. SEAY Motor Co. 121 East Main Phone 2122 Read Courier^ News Classified Ad«, NtW ••with WHIZ- MOTOR Clt'rui* out rtirbon anil Fludge. R*- nnvva nriRiiiG "jmp". prolecbs Rgaimrt friction. Adrl to gni* and oil. S*ilisf»o- tion ur moiwy refunded. Try MOTOR HYTimT B. A/. IlQllingstieatt Corp.. 2, A r . ,/. M Smki Sloriont, Ooiagw, AuFo Supply $ against the Chinese mainland. We Run Risk "If we were lo do those thiiv vft would be running a very grave •isk of starting a general war." the ""resident, said. "If we were to do hese things. \ve would become en- lanRleri in a vast conflict on the continent of Asia." Police maintained n right secur- *«5 Handsome, sTretch bnndlo dresi up your watch. Smartly styled, go Id-filled. Simulated beau- lles lo put ol h e o tJ of f h e Spring fa shion parade. Take 12 months lo pay the balance There Is Never Any Interest or Carrying Charge at Dreifus. Me,ill Irnilii ITOHtS IN BLYTHIVIUI> MEMPHIS AND DYERtBURO Appeal Dismissed In Case Against Lewis' Miners WASHINGTON. April 12. fAP) — The U. S. Circuit CoYirl'of Appeals today dismissed the' government'^ appeal from a decision which had cleared John L. Lewh' United Mine Workers of contempt of court hi their 1950 contract strike. The appeal court split, 2-1, holding the case was moot, that is, no longer an issue. The lower court's decision, by Judge Richmond B. Keechn was quickly followed a yenr ago by contract between Lewis and the soft conl operators ending a ten- month dtepKbe. It was appealed b> the Justice Department, ANOTHER DREIFUS SCOOP! China 'I'alile I?ase 'I'hul Wip«-0-Lile 50c Dbwn DHEIFUS Mnnt llrnilns Wnnr Iliiinuiiuls :iifi\\i:sT \i\i\ ST STOKES IN KIVTHCVILLI, MMMPHIS AND DYW»iUt«

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