The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 14, 1951 · Page 10
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 14, 1951
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Eider M'Arthur Also Had Civilian Trouble By JOHN M. HIGHTOWKR 1t,e II K hnrt a™.,!-.,, n._ ,.,.,, .. . . . %^ V<lp^X L Vrf By JOHN M. HIGHTOWKR WASHINGTON, April 14. (AP) — Gen. Douglas MaeArfhiir's father, a noted soldier of SO years ago, nlso had a bitter dispute with civilian authorities. Although It Involved a domestic political controversy of the period, In a few respects it was strikingly similar to the present situation evolving around Douglas MacArthur. It may have affected the final years of Gen. Arthur MacArthur's career. According to historical accounts of the Incident this Is what happened: The U. S. had acquired the Philippine Islands from Spain as a result of the Spanish-American War In lhe summer of 1898, MacArthur went to the Philippines, In May 1900 he became military governor Aboiil that time Republican President William McKlnley sent William Howard Taft at the head of a commission charged with establishing a civilian government in the Philippines. Taft arrived June 3 1000, just a. month after MacArlhur had assumed his governorship. Back home there was a national political fight going-on with President MfKinley imeler heavy prcs- surc from his Dcmewratic opponent.-; Hollywood Folks Told to Speak 'Piece' in Un-American Probe WASHINGTON. April 14. IIP) — The House Un-American Activities Committee has Invited all Hollywood folk mentioned in its current communism probe to step forward and speak their pieces. The committee's list has lengthened to more than 30. rn offering all concerned a chance to be heard. Chairman Wood (D- Ga) sale! yesterday: "Their presence will be welcomed to make whatever response they desire." The general Invitation was issued in response to a request from Martin Berkeley, one of those idcnllticd as a Communist by film writer Richarel Collins. Berkeley sent the committee a telegram denying Collins' charge ami asking for a chance to testify Before adjourning the hearings until next Tuesday. Wood said lierk- eley would be heard as soon as the committee could set a time Wailing to testify Tuesday arc Actress Anne Revere, Sam Moore and Harold Uuchmnn. Meantime the U.S. marshal's office In Hollywood disclosed it has subponaccl three more movleland people—writers Lloyd Cough and Beatrice Hammer imd Bea Winters, office assistance to Gladys Hill, secretary 10 Producer Sam Spiegel and Director John Huston. Government Seeks to Halt Contempt Proceedings in Dollar-Ships Case WASHINGTON, April 14. The government has filed a new, urgent plea with the Supreme Court to hold up contempt of court proceedings against nine of Its officials and lawyers. What Attorney General McGrath said in the new papers, filed late yesterday, amounted to hurry please, or it will be too late. It Is clear, McGrath said, that unless the high court steps in. (he TJ. S. Court ol Appeals here "will adjudge contemptuous acts of government officials .and attorneys which we confidently expect this (supreme) court will, in duo course sustain as proper nnd lawful steps taken pursuant to their duty to their government." Secretary of Commerce Sawyer, Solicitor General Philip B. Perlman, Deputy General Peyton Ford, Undersecretary of Commerce Philip B. Fleming and five government attorney's are due to answer charges of "contemptuous and contumacious" conduct before the court of appeals April 23. So Is George Kil- llon, president of American Prcsi- Delay Threatened For Schuman Plan PARIS, April 14. (AP) Signing of the Schuman Plan was threatened with delay today as the foreign min- Isten of the nations Involved reportedly bogged down on several political issues. The plan to pool the coal and iteel resources of France, West Germany, Italy, Belgium, Luxembourg «nd the Netherlands was to have been signed next Tucslny, but now there is some doube. Racing News Clients Assailed by Officer LITTLE ROCK, April 14. (AP, — Preecutlng Attorney Tom Downie says he's going to make miblic lhe dent Lines, LDT. Speaking for nil but Killion who technically Is not n government official, McOrath saw they had acted 'in the utmost good faith" in the long, bitter legal tattle for control of American President Lines EDSON Continued Train page < seems to be forgotten that the 20 votes of tbe Latin-American nations may decide anything |,i (i lc ball of the united Nations " There has been violent attack on the American press, in all the Buenos Aires newspapers. This is probably in retaliation for American press attacks on the clusing " " of "La Prcnsa." A recent editorial in "Crilica" " de- dared, "Yankee journalism seeks scandal and lives on scnnelal Its' circulation is based on calumny, on insult, on sensationalism ami never on information." On the same day, "La Epocha" had a long article headlined: '"Hie Majority of Dallies in U S Have No Freedom." And "Noticlns Graficas" in an'cel- Ilorlal declared that "American Journalist.s Are Agents of Wall Street." This same editorial noted with smug satlsfnclion that the Argentine occupies the safe "third position" between communism and capitalism. On the announcement by Argentine President Pcron that hts jovernment hael solved the mystery of atomic power, the Argentine press declared that the news hael "a devastating effect" in Washington. State Department.officials were reported lo have "grabbed their hats •md run to the Argentine embassy to find out what it was nil about." to end what they considered expensive military operations against Phil Ippine elements lighting the Amcil can takeover. There were demand lor early establishment of civilian government in the Islands. In MacArthur's command, Iher ti-as a feeling that only the armv could do the Job ol restoring orde and giving western civilization Uj the Islanders. The Taft commission encountered a cold attitude on the part of the general, Taft waited for MacArthur to pay his respects, but the general sent ; colonel Instead. Finally Taft hlmscl went, to see MacArthur who gave him a cool welcome and assignee for the commission's use only one small room in the governor's palace Taft thereupon undertook a serie. of reports on MauArthur to sccre lary of war Elihu Root In Washing ton. He even threatened to resign In this antagonistic atmosphen the two men and their associate; existed for a year. Then on July 4 1901 Taft became civilian governo of the islands. MacArthur was relieved of his command and rcteirnee to military duty in the u, s. As a major general, this MacArthur held a series of top army assignments and in 1008 reached hi" highest rank, that of lieutenant "eneral. Taft, the fnther of the present senator from Ohio, meanwhile ha< returned from the Philippines lo become secretary of war In 1001. i n 1907. Lt. Gen. Arthur MacAithui finished a tour of duly as comnian- rt or of Hie army's division of the Pacific, considered by many in line to become chief of staff and thereby cap his c.ireer with the highest armj position. But Secretary of Far Taft preferred Gen. j. p. cell and MacArthur remained In sctnl-retiremcnl until hts actual retirement at fi4 In June, Truman to Make Radio, TV Speech Tonight WASHINGTON. April 14. (AP) — names of clients subscribing to a 1 President Tnima'n horse racing news service which he believes is furnishing Information to bookies. He adds that he has evidence indicating that Little Rock [or several years has been center ol a five-state transmission of the news service which he identified as Central Sports News. speech tonight which will be widely broadcast by radio and television. Mr. Truman will address a Jel- ferson-Jarkson Dinner of Democratic Party supporters at the National Guard Armory here, from 10:33 to 11 p.m., Eastern Stnndard Time. Starts 7:15 p.m. Khls Under 12 runr. With I'arcnts __ , PLAYGROUND Sa°y™. W6 ,-»<xm t . |- or the Ki,l,iie.s SAT. ONLY—2 BIG FAMILY TREATS—2 0\K OF THE YK.WS FINEST JUXGI.K FILMS H'KSTKKN ACTIO.V AT ITS UKST 0fVA S£TtoN. THE CISCO KID ...TERROR OF THE JUNGLE! 2—COLOR CARTOONS—2 **&SAT BUCK •*" "": Occuininls of Your Car IS Nllt, Admitted for SI.OO SUN., MON - FIRST RUM °i Peiping Says Ouster Of M'Arthur Means Victory for Reds TOKYO, April 14. (AP)— Peip- hig nidio said today In a broael- cast beamed to Korea that removal of General MacArthur means victory for Reds In Korea. Dut, the broadcast aeleled. the appointment of Lt. Gen. Ms'thow B. lUclgwny ns MacArthur's successor "Indicates American determination to continue the aggressive war." The Chinese Red radio sieid "MacArthur was dismissed by (President) Truman because of a series ol miserable defeats and Innumerable numbers of difficulties mounting in their camp." Negro Deaths ' Rites to Be Held Sunday For Harvey Gregory, 57 Services lor Harvey Gregory, 57 who died at his home in Larry's Ael- eiillon Monday, will be conducted nt I p.m. Sunday at' New Bethel Baptist Church by Rev. W. M. Mitchell, pastor. Burial will be In Ml. zion Cemetery with Caston Funeral Home in charge. Ho is survived by a brother. Alonzo Gregory of Dycrsburg, Tcnn. 1 Leonard Hayncs Dies; Services to Be Monday Final rites for Leonard 'Ilavnes of Blytheville will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at St. Paul Baptist Church by Rev. H. Boykin. pastor Hayncs. who wns 08, died Wednesday at his home In Priete Adeli- tion. He Is survived by his wife Mots Hnynes; a brother, Edward Hnyncs of Mansfield, o.; and tvo -sisters, Katie Homier of Blackton Ark,, and Susie Haynes of Holly Grove, Ark. Caslon Funeral Home is In charge. Air Conditioned By Refrigeration NEW '\our Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Alalincc.s Sat. & Sun. I'll. 58 Sal iii-dav "NIGHT RIDERS OFMONTANA" Alan I,ane l . of (lie Year's •'most Musicals CO-HIT: "WOMAN ['ROM HEADQUARTERS^ 2-COLOR CARTOONS-2 Saturday Owl Show "GREAT MANHUNT" Douglas Fairbanks, .Jr. " Sunday & Monday Saddle Tramp .loel McCrca Tuesday Million Dollar Kid" Kasl Side Kids " Hortnett to Speak At Meeting of TB Association W. M. Harlm-ll W. M. Hartnctt, director of health education and rehabilitation for the Missouri Tuberculosis Association will be the principal speaker at the annual rnceliug of the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the American Legion nut in Osceola. Mrs. c. G, Redman of Blytheville. executive secretary of the association, said Mr. Hartnett will ^peak following a banquet that Is open to the public. Reservations must be lileel with her bv tomorrow she said. Officers of the association for 1851-52 will IK elected and installed at the meeting Tuesday night and reports of the past year's activities will be presented. Mr. Hartnett, who spent nine years working in connection with rehabilitation of disabled veterans before joining the Missouri Tuberculosis Association, Ls temporarily assigned to Southeast Missouri for work on a multi-county organizational project. Hollywood .Contineud from Page 4 lied in sarongs for their native oir! roles anel I hear one of them colti- plnin to an assistant director: "All I get Is sarong parts I graduated from Emerson High and now I'm trying to graduate from Ball High." - j Obituaries eph Gotten and Edmund Gwcnn. playing a scene In a Chinese farm-' louse. It's a Miirlene Dietrich type of role for Corlnnc this time and she plays it with hollow cheeks, square mouth and fringed eyelashes. And there's a gorgeous mink coat rented by the studio, to add a touch of glamaur. r aslt Collon why CnrUtnf! is raring a mink coat In China. "Haven't you heard of the mink dynasty?" he winks. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. "MAN FROM SONGRA" Johnny Mack lirown Also Ciirtooii & Serial Saturday Owl Show lavy Bound' Tom Meal Siin.-Mon.-Tues. Rites Conducted For O. W. Lewis, Retired Dairyman Services for O. W. Ixjwis, retired Blythevllle dairyman, were conducted at 2 p.m. today at the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by lhe nev. p. H. Jernigan. pastor of the Calvarv Baptist Church. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery Mr. Lewis, who was 82. died iri the BIyiheville Hospital yestcreiay afternoon following a short Illness Mr. Lewis had been a resident of niythcvilic for approximately 50 years. He formerly operated a dairy here but retired several years ago He is survived by a daughter. Mrs! Flora Williams of Blytheville; and two brothers, W. M. [.owls and Prank Lcwi.^ of Griffithvillc, Ark. Joseph Neal Rites To Be Tomorrow Services for Joseph Roy Neal former lilytheviJIe resident who died Thursday night in a Hfnton. w Va hospital, will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Holt Funeral Home chapel by the Rev. Linlcy E Vowcll, pastor of the Promised Land-Yarbro Baptist Church Burin', will be in Maple Grove Cemetery here. Mr. Neal, who with his father formerly operated City Drug store here, resided in Blytheville in the early 1900's. He was associated with death ' at " le timc of his * * « James B, Laster Succumbs Here Services for James B. Lester, 74 of Tyler, Mo., were conducted 'this irtcrnoon in Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. J. B . Cooper of Cooler. Mo., with burial in the Mt Zlon Cemetery at Cooler. Mr. Laster died in the Blytheville Hospital last night. H e had been II a month with paralysis. Born In Crockett County, Twin Mrs. Cooper had made hi.s home at ryler for the past 20 years. He was a retired farmer. Pallbearers were Alfred Hardesty J. I,. Button, c. B. Nance. Clint Bond, Lorenza Lawhorn, ami o R. Cranford. Mr. Lasier is survived bv a daughter, Miss Fannie Lou "Laster ol Memphis: a son, Elbin Laster ol Baltimore, Md.; n brother, w. L .aster of steele, Mo., and a sister Mrs. Bertha Arnold of Sieele. to ^ oe 'Jenny' LOS ANGELES, April 14. (AP) — Jenny Lintistrom, 12-year-old daughter of Ingrid Bergman, is going to visit, the actress this summer In Europe ,but their meeting place has not been determined. -f. TRIAL (Continued from Pa»e u Bill," she said. "A number of them do, do thej not?" Mr. Partlow afked. "I said several." "Name » few," Mr. Partlow Insisted. Well, a number of them do," she answered. "You got mail addressed to Mrs Bill McCormick, dtd you not?" "I don't remember," Mr. Partlow then presented her with a letter addressed to a Mrs Bill McCormick at the Blytheville Propane Company and she said she had never seen it before. Mr. Partloiv then presented another letter and asked if it was In her handwriting. Mrs. McCormick glanced at it and said it was. The prosecuting attorney asked Mrs. McCormick to look at the second letter and tell the jury If it wasn't a reply, in her handwriting to the letter she had just denied ever seeing. Mrs. McCormick turned pale and admitted that it was a reply to the Asks Recess Mr. Partlow asked if the letter was from a married man. and just as Mrs. McCormick said it was Mr Cooper, the defense attorney objected to (lie admission of the letter and the line of imcstlotiing as beine Judge Light asked about the purpose of introducing lhe letter, and Mr. Partlow said it contained statements that were pertinent to lhe embezzlement charge. Mrs. McCormick said she was ill and. the 'judge recessed court for about 15 minutes. After the recess. Mr. Partlow said he was not going to ask anything more about the letter." The defense rested its case at 5-30 and Judge Light recessed court until 6:4D. At the beginning of the evening session, the judge gave hi.- instructions oi> law to the j,, r y ami the summaries of the case were presented by the attorneys. The case went to the jury at a-io list night and they returned the verdict at 10:17 Salurdny "RETURN OF THE FRONTIERSMAN' Slarrinjr Cordon McKaa and Julie London Saturday Aliclnile Show Slarls 10:15 "ALCATRAZ ISLAND" Ann Sheridan anil HumirriK of Others Sunday & Monday M-G-M's AU-TIMt BIGGEST TECHNICOLOR MUJ-ICAl UNDER IKE SUN I ANNIE GET YOUR GUN BETTYUTTON HOWARD KEEL lOt/IS J.ORIKX CM.HERH • NAISH fOWASO ARNOLD - WYNN Also Warner News .inrt Slmrlt Pilot Makes Emergency Landing at Mena, Ark., As Occupants 'Bail Out' MENA, Ark,, April 14. (/Pj-An Air Force p u ot made an cm ^ landing here last night after an engine on his c-45 caught fire and the three o th cr occupurits of the plane bai!ed_put. All three Were found this morning, one was injured and was taken to Army-Navy Hospital at Hot Springs. The other two who parachuted from the plane and lhe pilot were reported unhurt. The plane was based at Tinker Field, Okla., and was believed en route to Alabama. Gome Is Called INDIANAPOLIS -//!>)_A santllot baseball game broke up In a hurry when Donald Jones, 23. a student Pilot, had switch trouble and had to land his plane on the diamond, flattening the backstop. Truman Expected to Put RFC Under New Managers Soon WASHINGTON. April 14. (API- President Truman was expected to move fast—possibly this week-em —to put the Reconstruction Finance Corporation under ne»- management. Administration forces with some grudgingly granted help won fina Senate approval yesterday for the President's plan to abolish the big government lending agency's boare of directors, and place a single boss in charge, But three bills to kill the agency—reorganized or not—are stil Air Force Pilot Is Indicted UPPER MARLBORO. Md., April 14, (AP)—An Air Force pilot whose abandoned plane killed three members of a family in their home last Sunday has been indicted on a charge of manslaughter. He Is Capt. Paul Chapman, of Andrews Field Airbase. He was piloting a B-25 twin-engined bomber when its landing gear stuck. After efforts to raise or lower both legs of the landing gear failed, Chapman and two other members of his crew followed control tower suggestions to set the plane on a course which would take it over Chesapeake Bay, then jump. COURT (Continued from Page 1) abuse, each were sentenced to two years. , Seville Evans, charged with' receiving stolen property, and Jimmy Manning, Carl B. Underwood. Owen Underwood and Herman Vastbinder, charged with grand larceny, were sentenced to five years suspended on payment of costs. Dave Howell. charged with drunk driving and leaving scene of accident, had hi.s fine suspended upon payment of costs. Thomas Elliott, charged with larceny, two years suspended on payment of cosls. Mllburn Dripgers. burglary and grand larceny, two years suspended on payment o! costs. Crees See Beavers Make Comeback QUEBEC—W)—At Rupert's house on James Bay. lives Maud Watt. first and oniy woman game warden In Quebec. On the death some years ago of her husband, a Hudson's" Bay factor. Mrs. Watt pressed to a successful conclusion his idea for beaver sanctuary, At that time beaver were so scarce they no longer n»ured in the fur harvest of some 300 Cree Indians settled there. Those were hard times for the Crees. Now the country i s rich In beaver and the Indians buy government bonds. Thev have a sawmill and are building frame cottages lo replace their skin and canvas huts. ' Read Courier News Classified Ads. M U R P. FllEROLY ThTAT Sun. - Mon. - Tues. •* * ' * *. » A ?s ' ' *n * *\i • »•• ••/ -r "" '» . «V, u f ^ .<->**«.».*»* -"""^ Vo STAGE SUCCESS $*p? BEHTO ^'^g EVER ON : Ww P M SCREEN! ItT; *t^ 0 o o-o ° °- -° ° ° o 0 X 'c coturaw picniscs f, elnl , ' ° ' °i l\ . o ftfL ... .MMa* BAO&ict M pending In the Senat*. Their aulh ors said they would press vfcorottsK for their enactment. •, Congressional sources clos« to thi' While House said Mr. Trutnin nW call on w. Stuart Symington, chair/ man of the National Security R.' sources Board, to take over thY tough RFC job. ; But Ihey said Jess Larson, genera-services administrator, "and mayt* one olher" also are being considered, Charge^r The drastic shaekup is avWsut- growth of a Senate banking subcommittee's charges that the RT-C allowed a political influence rini an Improper voice In its affairs. The accusations were raked ovti thoroughly in lhe Senate debati which accompanied the administration's narrow-margin, and possibly temporary, victory. Actually a majority—but not a bis enough one—voted to reject thf reorganization plan. The vote wsi 41 to veto the plan, and 33 in i ( < favor, but the opponents still lost because by law, they needed 48 or more votes. The vote was on a resolution by Senator Capelinrt (R-Ind) calling for the plan's rejection, TV Having: poor reception »n,«ur set? Is tbe picture ulurry, siflVrj, indistinct? Here's how to gef'the sharpest, clearest picture ever: Call Blylheville Sales Co TV 3616 . . , because our four expert technicians, with loitjf experience in Hie radio and television fields, know just what adjustments lo make. TV BLYTHEVILLE SALES CO., Your (iK iu,,i !> uma nl Deih^i 138 East aiain Street THEATRE 2flI5> Wesl Alain Show Slarls 7:00 Saturdays i Sundays 1:00 Always a Doulile Feature Saturday Only! 'DAUGHTER OF THE JUNGLE" I.ols (Inll • j ara( . s Cardwtll "Wild Hill liicliok" an(i Color Cartoon Saturday Owl Show Invisible Monster No. 14 Color Carloon Sunday & Monday ^tn KiKiHtr ptvA »m »o uiTctnu • ue«n HUM • m.ifSuT COLOR CARTOON

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