The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 28, 1949 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 28, 1949
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TUESDAY, JUNE 2fl BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREE High Court Rules |0n Liquor Case Warrant not Needed In Searching Car of Known Bootlegger WASHINGTON. June 28. </p)— •The Supreme Court held yesterday Ithat federal agents may stop and rch an automobile driven into TIry state by a man they know 1 to be a bootlegger. The ruling was on an appeal by [Virgil T. Brinegar of Vinita, Okla. I he had been sentenced to 30 *ays land a $100 fine for hauling 12 leases of whisky from Joulln, Mo. I Into Oklahoma. Brinegar contend- led his arrest was unlawful because Ithe agents who stopped his car had I no warrant. Justice Rutledge delivered the l«-3 ruling. ' Justice Jackson wrote a dissent, Ijoined by Justice Frankfurter. Jus- Itice Murphy noted a separate dis- Isent. Scene of Malmedy Massacre Now a Beehive Of Construction Activity as Well as a Shrine Two agents of the Alcohol Tax I Unit testified at Brlnegar's trial Ithat they gave chase to his car I because it appeared to be weighted I down. Brinegar said the agents I overtook him, crowded his car off Ithe road into a ditch, and forced | him to stop. Gave Incriminating Answer The agents said they asked [Britiegar how much liquor he had land his reply was: "not too much." iThey said they asfced him to get out of the car and as he did so they I saw one case of whisky. They then (searched the car, found the other I cases, and arrested Brinegar. Brinegar appealed to the Su- I preme Court from a decision by Ithe U. S. Circuit Court in Denver. | The Circuit Court held that Brine- incriminating answer to the nts gave them probable cause Yor the search. Rutledge said a person who has I given no good cause for believing I that he is engaged in illicit act- I ivity is entitled to proceed on his | way without interference, "But," Rutledge added, "one who [recently and repeatedly has given I substantial ground for believing I that he is engaging In the forbidden I transportation in the area of his I usual operation has no such im- 1 rmmity, if the officer who inter- I ceptx him In that region knows I that fact at the time he makes I the interception and the circtim- I stances under which It is made are I not such as to Indicate the suspecl | Is going about lii qitimate affairs." Jackson Dissents This doest not mean, Rutledge I cautioned, that "every traveler I along the public highway may , be I stopped and searched at the offi- 1 cers' whim, caprice or mere sus- I piclon." Jackson in dissenting protest I that the majority ruling leaves it up to police to interpret the ctr- I cumstances of & case. He 'predicted 1 that officers will push searches | and seizure to the limit. "And we must remember, 1 ' J*ick- I §on added, "that the authority we | concede to conduct searches and seizures without warrant may be _jxercised by the most unfit and k ruthless offices as well, as by the | tit and reponslble." By BOYD LEWIS NEA MALMEDY, Belgium — <NEA) — Up the road from Ligneuvllle trudged a schoolmistress and two dozen primary grade children, chattering, laughing, hopping and skipping. And then they reached a field by a crossroads, and suddenly they were serious as they scuffed their shoes along a pathway leading to a small, open front building with a long wall curving away from it. A straggler was hauled out of the boggy field and then the teacher gravely explained that- it was here, on Dec. 17, 1944, during the first hours of the Battle of the Bulge, that 137 American soldiers died under flaming machine guns from a German panzer battalion in the infamous Malmedy massacre. Malmedy, to American newspaper readers in recent mouths has come to mean a controversy over American military justice Army officers are accused of obtaining confessions from the condemned S3 panzer gregnadiers by torture and deception. But in the soft light of a Bel gian afternoon, M^ilmedy means only [he sacrifice. The courtroom arguments are far away. The Belgians have erected a simple lit le shrine of wood and stone here Against the back wall there is a crucifix, carved from wood afLe he manner of tl>* untaught Ar dennes craftsmen, and smearec with red on the hands and feet '. indicate blood. It is crudely carved boy cried out i it the unorthodo aut effective. One little amusement Christus but was quickly shushe by an elder. * » * Cemented into the six-fool stone wall are insets of slate, each bearing the name of a victim of the Deputy SheriH Suffers Wound; Two Men Held PINEV1LLE, Mo., June 2*. Deputy Sheriff Walter Miller suffered slight wounds to his left thumb and body Sunday night when he was fired upon from a motor car which he h»d stopped on the highway near Anderson. Relating the Incident, Miller said he suspected the driver of being drunk and forced the car to a stop. When he walked to the car he was met with a pistol shot, he said, and the car sped away. Later, two men were arrested by the highway patrol and are being held In the McDonald County Jal! at Pinevllle for investigation in connection with the Incident, Miller said. A VERY LONG WALL: At the shrine marking the lit* of the Maimed? massacre, names of the victims are there for the BelsUn aehool children massacre . . Burney . Collier . . . Cohen Malmeriy Goates . . Dunbar. It is a very long wall. Down in the village, Don Cravens of the Nashville Tennessean Is interested In a badly-damaged brick building beside the railroad B»"" v. I .Jf Beggar Holds Fortune In Gems, Not Knowing It CAIRO —M 1 /— A ragged beggar who pleads for alms in the shadow Q( the Pyramids had a fortune In stolen Jewels. But he didn't know It. Police for months had been hunt- Ing »8fl,000 in gems laken last summer from Mrs. Nalias Pasha, wife of the Wafdlst Party leader. Finally they caught the thieves After holding out until the police fed them a chicken dinner, they admitted (hey hart given many of he Jewels to a beggar named Bahuk. The Jewels were wrapped In i package and the beggar dlciirt enow what they were, they said. He uid been Instructed to hide them. After questioning. Bahluk «as re- cased. "I Just never got around to looking inside that cloth." he admitted ruefully. BEEHIVE AT ST. VITH: Levelled during the Battle of the Bulfe, the town of St. Vith Is being completely rebuilt. Not one building was stand- ins after the shelling, but today It is a beehive of construction activity. beehive of construction. New homes are being built nn the side streets. A small stone church replaces the SAMSON WITHOUT DELILAH—Reuben Lindstiom, 55, soys whenever he cuts his hair he gets heart trouble. So [or the past '25 years he hadn't had a haircut and is feeling fine. LiiHlslrom, who travels all over the country doing odd jobs, was taken off a freight train by railway police in Buffalo, N. Y. During the early btone age— alx>m 50.000 years ago—iji Europe, prehistoric niaii developed stone tools, used the first hatchet and made fire by chipping flint. tracks. Here the frozen bodies when our troops had re- the captured. Don was a combat photographer attached to the 30t)i Division and It was his grim job to photograph each of the bodies and each of the wounds, as evidence in a trial which even then was being planned, although the guilty Germans had yet to be captured. The building is apparently headquarters for some of the young i once beautiful antique ruin 300 °* [ yards away. The two massive churchbells nave been suspended in a wooden cradle The Alps Mountains constitute 61 I percent of the area, of Switzerland beside the chinch. They still bear the inscription, "SI. Vith." which was painted on them when they Prosecuting Attorney Submits Resignation COLUMBIA. Mo., June 28—W)— Howard B. Lang, Jr., now serving S£Sof Ma,n,ed. who te o et "™ d "»» as prosecutin, at- away for a hand of cards. There's 1 to '™i' (or B oone County resigned little furniture Inside but, on a S'«lcrday to become chief claims table, there's a hot plate for cook- Ing coffee and on the wall someone has painted card-deck symbols. Elsewhere In a 300-mile tour of the Bulge area, Belgians, French and Luxemburgoise are working industriously to ?build. The most astonishing Job has been done by St. Vith, a little cross-roads town which was literally levelled when the American 7th Armored Division made- It the hinge on which Von Rundstedt's armor broke and flowed westward. Not one building had been left standing in St. Vith. Rubble-filled streets were even with the hoiise- attorney for the Missouri Farmers ' Mutual Insurance Association's Company. Lang wenb present his resl Forrest Smith in person and suggested that the governor make an early choice of his successor so the new prosecutor my become familiar with pending cases. Lang's resignation will become effective September 15. i were hauled off to concealment from (he Nazis, who might have melted them down lor brass. One is a relic of 1386, the other of 1918 There's a shrill clamor of children's voices as school lets out. Down the main street come a procession of youngsters, the makings of a new "t. Vith to live and work in the bright new brick buildings. Great Salt Lake Level Slowly Rising Again SALT LAKE CITY —f/P)— The Great Salt Lake, shallow remnant of prehistoric Lake BoimevUle, Is rising slowly again. The lake has 350 miles it shoreline and is fed by many mountain rivers and creeks. After dry periods of several year«, to Jefferson City to i evaporation of the highly saline ilgnation to Governor * atei , « cl , lrs at » "P Id «*«. »"" the lake level falls. Scientists 'report it is about five feet higher than at Us all-time record low reached in 1940. its highest known level came In lain. tops. Today, the main street is a once flowcri. Natural Bridge, near Lexington, Va. .actually is the remains of the roof of an underground tunnel or cave through which Cedar Creek i Ex-Premier Dies MADRID, Spain, June 28. </p] — Alejandro Lerroux, 85, five times premier of Republican Spain, died yesterday. Read Courier News Want Ads. You ought to be driving a A Very Fine Car at a Very Low Price! When the 1919 Pootiac was introduced, its public reception made Pontiac hisjory. Yel today, «ome si* months latrr, it still continues to grow in public popularity and demand! For this extraordinary •itujlkxi. there is a very simple and obvious reason. This big. distinctively styled beauty enables people to enjoy fiite car ownership at a eery low price. Powered by the noHd's sweetest engine, it provides fine cnr performance wherever you drive. Its handsomely appointed Fisher body aflbrds/ne cm-spaciousness and/nc cnr atmosphere. Because of llic exclusive Traveliit Ride, Coniiac comfort over every ro»d is fine car comfort. Its fine car steering and general handling earn are the happ/ result of fine car engineering and design. And, as you have the right to expect of a fine car, Pontiac ownership carries ivith it the- definite promise of satisfactory and dependable performance over l!ie years. Yet for alt itsyfnecor quality. Pontiac is not expensive. Few care undersell it. In fact, it is America's lowest-priced straight eight. Buy Ibis /i«e cnr at its icr) low price and you'll he very, very happj- for a long, long time! SMITH PONTIAC CO. 126 S. 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