The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 19, 1951 · Page 2
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PAGE TWO BI,YTHEVIU,E, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Editors Meet to Draw 'Battle Lines' Against Censorship of News WASHINGTON, . April 19. !.«•>— Four hundred editors met today to draw new battle lines In defense of freedom of (be press against censorship and news suppression. President Dwight Young cautioned the American Society of Newspaper Editors that an outcropping or "would-be-dictators" in the federal, state and local governments has become a home-front menace. At the same time, a "very strong" resolution denouncing the closure ot Argentina's great newspaper. La Prensa was reported being written for consideration at the close of ASNE's annual meeting on Saturday. Even the hero of the hour, Gen. Douglas MacArthur, was to come under the editors' scrutiny. They have inviied Keyes Beech, Chicago Daily News correspondent, to describe his publicized tiff with MacArthur's Tokyo headquarters. • -No Acceptance .Made MacArthur himself was expected to visit the editors this afternoon, after his address to Congress. But Young said AS.VE's invitations to the general had brought no definite acceptance, and the editors did not expect a full-dress "speech." Correspondent Beech reported from Tokyo in January that MacArthur wanted to pull his troops from Korea and carry the war i.o China by sea and air blockade Both MacArthur headquarters and Washington denied the story, l.iisl week, after the general was fired by President Tinman. Beech disclosed that tils source was MacArthur's military secretary, MaJ. Gen. Courtney Whitney. He will tell ASNE about it tomorrow. The editors arranged to view the general's appearance at the caplto! and the MacArthur ceremonies at the Washington Monument ny television. Their luncheon speaker President Truman, had canceled out, explaining that he felt this should be strictly Mac-Arthur's day. Arkansas House Drops Probe Of Purchase Law Alteration LITTLE ROCK. April 19. f;T>) — An Arkansas House investigation into alteration of a House record apparently has been dropped. . Tiie House yesterday voted to terminate the Investigation to coincide with sine die adjournment of the special legislative session. Tile . House Journal committee had held two open hearings trying to determine who changed the vote record in the House Journal on an emergency clause (or Act 242 of Press Photographers Remember Pearl Harbor, Don Football Helmets WASHINGTON, April 19. (/TV- Apparently remembering ' Pearl Harbor, some news photographers wore football headgears wh e n Gen. Douglas MacArthur arrived here today. In Hawaii, photographers complained they were "roughed up" by, military police assigned to guard the general on his arrival there. There were no complaints of any such incident here. Officials newsmen and photographers swarmed through restraining barriers as soon as the general's plane touched the nmwa,\ The »l m ost loft In Infant Girl Killed In Firt at Searcy I .. Bjr The Associated Frew J*ire death of an Infant girl Wednesday afternoon brought to eight the toll from violence in Arkansas since Monday. The child was the eight-dny-old. daughter, of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Bkaggs. She died when fire destroyed her parents', house trailer near Searcy, 1051, the new law regulating state purchasing. The vote was altered to make it appear the emergency clause, to make the law effective immediately on being signed by Governor McMath, had been adopted at the earlier regular legislative session Instead of rejected, as It actually was. Hep. Frank Snollgrove of Craighead County moved to end the Investigation, Previously committee Chairman Jack Clark of Miller' County had said his group would report when Its Investigation was complete. The Pulaskl County grand Jury also Investigated Ihe record tampering but passed the matter back to the House. THURSDAY, APRIL 1». , , . entrance to Camp Chaffee McMath to Be Guest as Chaffee Celebrates Armed Forces Day CAMP CHAFFEE, Ark.. April 19. ;—Governor McMath will be a guest of honor when Fort Smith celebrates the second annual armed forces day May 10, villans have been Invited to eat the noon meal with troops at any of Chaffee's army messes. They will pay the standard Army fee of 35 cents a person. The Camp Chaffee 'public Infor-, Among other armed forces day matlon officer announced today I activities listed by the Information Crew Member Dies in Crash Of Big Plane El. PASO. Tex., April 19. «V- One crew member vras killed when a 90-ton bomber (altered on a takeoff hero yesterday, then caromed to a stop In the center of Fort Bliss. The H olhers In Ihe plane leap- crl to freedom Just before the crippled craft hurst Into flames. Killed was first Lieut. H. R. Dow of Holton, Maine, a radar opcriuor The hliRe B-50 bomber took off from ' Biggs Air Force Bnse. adjoining Fort Bliss. Engine trouble developed and the pilol, cant. E J. Wells, fought to reach a cleared area. The plane skimmed over a barracks about two miles fro'u where It left tlie runway It upsel that McMath has accepted an Invitation from MaJ. Oen. David L. fillffner, commander of the Fifth Armored Division. The observance Is planned jointly by the Fort Smith Chamber of Commerce and Camp Cliaffeo. A Slam parade down Fort Smith's Oarrifon Avenue is scheduled. In Ihe .afternoon Camp Crmffee's main gate will be formally dedicated to memory of the late Brig. Gen. William O. (Bill: Darby. Fort Smith hero killed in Italy (luring World War II. Mr. and Mrs. Percy W. Darby of Fort Smith, parents of the general, will be special guests. Chaffee will hold open house for the public, beginning at noon. Ci- officer will be numerous downtown exhibits of military equipment. Dick Gonfino Is Free On Bail in Draff Case I-OS ANGELES. April 19, (API- Dick Contino, 21, sl.OOO-a-weck ac- cordonist arrested as a draft evader, says he ran away from an Army camp because a doctor threatened "to throw me in the guardhouse." Contino was arraigned yesterday on a charge of failure to report for induction and released on $5,000 bond. school bus, smashed two , and ripped through a wire hack- stop before .skidding io a stop on a tennis court. Seven-year-old Michael Carrla- mon, son of a Fort Bliss officer, received a broken leg when struck by a piece of Ihe craft. S/Sgi Norman Waddle. -Fort Bliss, fireman, was seriously burned In fighting the flumes. Seven others received minor burns. Workers Given 'Running' Right BONN, Aprl! 19. (/Pi—The West German parliament's upper house today passed a revolutionary law trlving more than 500.000 workers In the Ruhr coal and steel Industries an equal share In the running of their plants. The Niltbestlmnuing <co-deter- mlnation) Act was passed by Ihe lower house on April 10. It Initiates 2 new e'ra of employer- labor relations in the nuhr, with trade unions and the opposition Socialist Party now seeking io have Ihe experiment extended to all other Oerman industries. Read Courier News Classified Ads. Marriage Licenses The following couple obtained .. marriage license yesterday at the office of Elizabeth Blythe, county clerk: Raymond Kimberll and Miss Mary Howard, both of Blythevllle. $21,000 Curtains For School Start Finance Probe HOT SPRINGS, Ark.. April 19. l/Pl— The law enforcement committee of the Garland grand jury summoned four witnesses for an Investigation today in a $21.000 expenditure for stage curtains for school auditoriums here. f lrcuit. Judge C Plojd Huff askjjd t th«t.matter be looked IntoS Instructions to the grand ''ju, Mondij ' '*' John Conneltey, Hot Springs, the agent through whom the curtains were purchased, and school officials said they welcomed the investigation. They added that there was nothing Irregular in the transac- i (Ion j Besides Connellcy. those to be j heard today by Ihe committee were Hoy Mitchell, president of the school board; Or. R. L. Bedwell. school superintendent, and Guy' Robbins. school business manager. ' HEAD-Llght,'will flash Ihrongh a Fesrvo of BriHin • ? '§ sc "'P lured h«ad Io show visitors to the workirf/ V? "" h ° W thCir OWtl ' lsrny matlcr " w orks working model cramum will be situated in the festival's * dome of discovery." Stepped Up! 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