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March 28, 1949

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

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PAGB TEN BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Incumbents Lead French Elections DeGaullists Win Mare Scots Than Other Single Parties By the Associated Press France's centrist coalition held a wide lead today over Communists and DeGaullists In Ihe count of yesterday's cantonal, or county, elections. The De Oaulllsts, however, won more seats Ihan any single party. The parties making up the present government were credited with 1082 scats to 389 for the De Gaul- lists and 37 for the Communists. The independents were given 99 seats. At noon loday, the De Gaulllsls claimed to have elected 536 coun- cillors instead of the 389 officially reported for them. The popular vote totals were not made public immediately. The election for general coun- cillors, who help run the departments— rough!? equivalent to American states—was important chiefly as an Indication of popular feeling. It had no bearing on the organization of the national government. There was no voting In Paris where the Communist vote is generally large. . The four major groups making up the government bloc are the Socialists, the Popular Republicans (MRP), the Radical Socialists (Mod crates) and a small rightist; group. Radical Socialist Henri Queuille Is premier. Pact Signers En Route Italy's Count Carlo Sforza loans led a pnracle'of foreign ministers converging on Washington lo sign the North Atlantic security alliance. Sforza flew to New York one week ahead of the time when 10 to 12 foreign ministers arc slated to slji the pact which would link their nations into a tight defensive alliance Italian adherence to the treaty was formally assured last night as the Italian Senate voted Us appro val in Rome. The government-con trolled upper chamber then turned down a leftist proposal for treaties of friendship with Russia and her satellites. The foreign ministers of Britain. Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg, meantime ncarcd the United States aboard the liner Queen Marry to be on hand for the signing. A second group, headed by France's Robert Schutniui is slated to reach the U. S. by plane Thursday and Friday. In London, diplomats of 10 nations today began shaping the final details of a parliament of Europe. The 10 nations are Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden, Denmark. Italy and Eire. Objet d'Art Clay Commutes Death Penalty of Nazi SS Officer FHANKFURT. Germany, March 28—(/!•>—Gen. Lucius D. Cluy today commuted to life imprisonment the loath seiitnnce of R third Oermnn defendant in the Matmedy massacre nd confirmed the death sentence f another. So far the 'American commtnder las confirmed three death senten- •es In the case of the 12 defeiutcnts and commuted three to life on the Chance that the evidence that con- •icted them mlp*( have been ob- aincd by duress. The sentence commuted todaj was that of Frieiirich Christ, former SS lieutenant, who admitted In a '.worn pre-trial statement tint he ook part In the shooting of U..S. irisoners of war during the Battle of the Hlllge. ChrLst later retracted the state- nent, charging It was obtained by duress. Clay confirmed Ehe death sentence of Paul Zwlenrt, saying "there still remains overwhelming evidence" of his guilt. ' There are still six Mahnedy death sentences under review by Clay. Now Pfaying: Goldilocks Returns Obituaries Rater Infant Buried Graveside services for Byron Lee Razer, ItlfalU .son of Mr. find Mrs. Marvin Razor, were conducted at Memorial Park Cemetery tilts morning by the Rev. E. C. Drown, pastor of the First Baptist Church. The child died at birth yesterday morning in the Walls Hospital. He is survived by the parents and a sister. The Holt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. SERVICE Continued from Page 1 developments, and others as part of a long-range program. Those attending yesterday's meeting included: Mr. Gunn and Worth Holder, manager of the chamber of commerce; Mrs. Vcra Favati ol Hie North Mississippi County Welfare Department: Mrs. Hugh Whitsitt. representing the Central School P. T. A.; Mayor B. li. Jackson; Rupert Crafton, representing the newly organized Blytheville Shrine Olub; W. B. Nicholson, superintendent of schools; J. W. Adams, representing the Blytheville 'Y'i Alvin Huffman. Jr.., representing the Rotary Club, nnd the Rev. t. 13. Slruh- liar, pastor of the First Christian Church and president of tiic Blytheville Ministerial Alliance. Rc-nniim;; u> the scene of the crime of Goldilocks, fivc-yciir-old SU.I.MI D< Tty feeds Ijnby bear hie porridge instead of oathv il all lieridl. The- scene of Ihe three bears is an exhibit al a woodcraft •' •• : - * -i. ^it- High Student Is Reported Missing W. D. Morris of 1712 We.st Main Street rt|x>iled to police Saturday that his daughter Donna Sue Dav- is, 13 a student at Dlylhevillc Jmi- ioi Hi'.;li School, had been [m.vii since Friday. He told officers that hit daughter was last seen Friday morning when she Icit home for .school. Read courier News Want Ads. Miners Go Back To Work After 2-Week Shutdown PI1TSBUEH, March 28. W— Hard and solt coal miners cast of the Mississippi trooped buck , to work today to send coal flowing to Ihc tipples In volume (or the first Lime in two weeks. The end of UMW President John . Lewis' memorial-protest mine shutdown found most of the diggers happy to be back on the job earning pay again. Beginning at midnight when some pits scheduled early shifts, the return to work movement proceeded without Interruption in the big Western Pennsylvania fields and elsewhere. By the end of the day. all 4G3.000 miners Idle in the U. S. were expected to be producing coal again. The Pennsylvania pits all have been given a special state-ordered safety inspection. Negro Woman on Trial In Osccola for Killing At Frenchman's Bayou ruithie Davis, Frenchman's Bayou Negro, went on trial before Circuit Judge Charles Light of Panigould In Osecoln this morning as the Osceola District of Mississippi County Circuit Court opened its second week. The morning session was spent in selecting a jury to hear the case and hearing opi'ning statements of the attorneys. Testimony of the .state's first witness was ex- l>ected to be heard this afternoon. The Negro woman is charged with murder of another' Negro, Louis Conner, at Frenchman's Bayou last June 28. Her case is a holdover from last October's term of Circuit Court. Russian Officer Says Reds Will Invade West Europe in Case of War BERLIN, March 28—(/!>J—A So vlel Army officer said today Russia would invade Western European countries In the event of a war. The officer, Capt, A. Morosov, wrote In the Red Army newspaper Taogllche Rundschau, that such an Invasion would be undertaken only if It were "forced upon" the Russians. He said the Russians would drive westward "in pursuit of the Imperials! aggressor"—America and her allies. Morosov contended that In a war between Russia and the West the Soviet could count upon Communists in Western European countries to aid them. He cited recent statements by Communist leaders In the West, The Red officer said his article— entiteld "Just in Case"—was a reply to various hypothetical writings In "warmongering" Western papers which speculated on the outcome of an East-West war. MONDAY, MARCH 28, Fire Razes 755 Homes, Shops in Hiroshima HIROSHIMA. March 28. TO— Forty-one Japanese were Injured yesterday in a flash fire that destroyed 155 homes and shops In this historic atom-bombed city. A small hospital also went up In flames. The blaze was brought under control two hours after it started. Six Australian soldiers on leave in this, the first city to feel the atom bomb in World War II, pitched in and helped save the city, police said. No troops are garrisoned here. An earlier incorrect report said 700 buildings had been destroyed. Actress Christine Avers is the theater's candidate for the title of "Miss National Five Arts" in -the SIOO.OOO New York contest to name the best popular song", play, movie synopsis, short - story and radio script. /forms Recapture Old Art Through ix-Soldier ROME (.'Pi—A 35-ycnr-old ex-sol- ,ier who started making violins as pastime while be was ft prisoner if war in Africa Hunks he umy lave rediscovered some of the lost eci'et.<; of Italy's great craftsmen if the past. At any rate, the instruments that Franco Pcnzo has been turnine out n ills liny shop oti Home's Avcn- ine Hili arc increasingly in demand mioiiK professional musicians. With are. the'knowing -say, they m.'.y even compare favorably with .lie violins the Amati, Stravari -and Guarrcri put together centuries a«o. , Ponzo — short, stocky, swarthy, luoustnched and morlest — himself makes no such claims, merely expressing belief that his experiments with new formulas for varnish have developed something better than modern Italian violin-makers arc using. Although he has unfilled orders. Por.zo expects to sail soon for Buenos Aires. An application he made long ajo to emigrate to Argentina. \vlierc he has relatives, has just been approved. He expects to continue liis trade in his new homeland. Housewives Get Day Off HAMBURG. Germany Wi—Hamburg huu.stwives who also eo out to work are lo have a day off a month to do their housework. The city council unanimously voted a bill giving them one full day oi! a month \viih pay if they worked at jobs (or 48 hours a week. GO FLY A KITE RIDDT KILOWATT SAYS /. DONT FLY KITES NEAR ELECTBIC WIRES. £OO USE DST COTTON STRING. 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