The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 11, 1946 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 11, 1946
Page 12
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PAGE TWELVE BLYTHKV1LLE (ARK.) COUIUEU NEWS THURSDAY, AI'KIL 11, 1040 Jail Revelries Are Disclosed Suspended Official . Tells Of Wild Parties 7. In Capital Prison •WASHINGTON, April 11. (UP) — An amazed congressional •commit-. t« delved further Wednesday into a fantastic story oJ prison revelries «t the District of Columbia's sieve- like J«1I, Including o»e- party in which two beautiful models from New York allegedly took part. : The story was unfolded by How- »ni B. GUI. suspended prisons sn- •perinleiident. H e said prisoners were allowed to roam In and out of the jail and join with guards aiici the deputy warden in druik- inf and gambling parlies. It was one of these affairs that the two models attended, he sairi. ' Tile committee is trying to find out the reasons for a series of recent escapes from the prison. The breaks were climaxed last week when two condemned slayers calmly locked up their guards dining a friendly card game Rnd cut their way out through a ventilator wttli a can opener. • One of the prisoners, Joseph D. Medley, 45. was recaptured a few hours later. The second man. Earl J. McParland. 25-year-old rape s_!»yer, is still at large. He was scheduled to die June 15. Medley will be electrocuted April 30. Gill said the escapes weren't the half of it. He-said he had information that Engineers Group. Inc.. «hiclv v;ns organized to seek w"U' contracts lor manufacturers, was formed by two jnil inmates. One of these later turned evidence for the Truman war Investigating committee, he said. c'Gill also charged Hint Riumts whom he did not name permitted prisoners to roam in and out of the jiii! to meet Washington 'von- tacts" and dine at the city's l«st j hotels. He said there was a clique 6j jail officials "who think . . . thev rim the Jnll.' 1 - ''Resident superintendents have not been masters, in their own houses for five years at the district jail." Gill shouted. • Public Welfare Director Ray Hut! Aalrt he was as amazed as the committee nt Gill's charges. He denied any knowledge ot what dill termed the jail's "country club life." ! Gill contended he was suspended bjt the Board of Public Welfare niter he threatened to suspend three )aU officials who had ignored a hatch of junk in the prison attic. Ht said the material included enough crowbars, wrenches, and heavy lead pipe lo arm 75 men Army Surgeons Using Tatooing To Help Remove Vets' Scars SPHINGF1E1.D. Mo. (UP)—The ancient art of tattooing, nourished since Its infancy by men of the armies and niwies ol the world, has been given a new. amazing twist to serve American veterans of World War II. Combined with plastic surgery, the practice—In an extremely delicate forin-—is behitt used at the. O'Reilly General Hospital liere to restore normal appearance to veterans who carry the cruel sciu's °f U'fU 1 . A few cases already have met with success. nlllK>iii!h this mcdlenl liittooin!!—as it Is called—Is still somewhat in the experimental slanc. Army surgeons say the ail has been used to restore natural colors to faces as the last slop In, plnstlc surgery. For instance, lips' which have been rebuilt (hroiiKh .skin grafi can be reddened by Ihe process, eye>)iows "dotUil" in. mul oven minutes s\>ot.s matching whiskers can be implanted. Former Art Instrut'tor Srienrr hopes evfiHirally to "erase any and all scars by the practice. Thi- man behind tile needle., logically, is an arlist; not a tattoo aitlsi t'rimurUy lull » .sculptor ol iiiitional prominence. He is Syt. Antonio Corlixas of I'hiladcphia, fonnor art Instructor at Swarthmore CollcKC and one, of the original members of the first Medical California's orange crop is expected to decrease 15 per cent this year, while lemons increase 10 per cent. Read courier News Want, Ads. Bowling Figures Nbtonous'Jap 'Hellstiip' Is Rotting Hulk' Art DelJarlmcnt of the U. S. Army. SKI, Corli/as Is so interested in Ills work thai lie recently re-enlisted for uuothi'r year of service. Entitled to a flO-day furlough he took only 17 days because he felt he owed It lo disfigured veterans to return to the Job, The day he left on furlough lie was notified that the Philadelphia Art Alliance had awarded him the orgnnixiulon's lain Medal uf Achievement, "given to a IX'rson «'ho, In Ihe judgment of the board, has contributed most toward lhc> advancement of tile creative arts to the I'hllad c 1 p h i a metropolitan area." Studied Under Tultooer 3gl. Cortl/as didn't know anything [iljout tattooing when the Army developed a need lor the medical version. Hut of hi.s natural artistic abilities. IK? was selected to learn the art and apply it in revorFe--not to disfigure bod- it's but to restore them to their natural characteristics. After a course of study under a professional who claims the <iis- tinctitjii of being the "arm and ••hcst decorator in (lie countJy." Ewl. Corti/as came to O'Reilly anu went lo work under the .supervision of plastic surgeons., Only time, patience and cncour- aus'tivciH will tell how successful the practice will become. , I'ftsts Safe's Combinations PHILADELPHIA IUPI—Next lime Mifccrackcrs visit J. J. Kit^'erald <V Co. their work should be simple-the combination is provided in a hij; slyn on the door of each of the firm's safes. The notice also advises would-be thieves that the safes contain no valuables or money. His system should result in fewer smashed safes, said general man- ager Timothy I 3 . Gallagher. Read Courier News Want 1 Ads. WHY WOKRY? forget Oio yard for tlic sum Contact us for complete ujikee Home Scrvire & Storage Coady D, Entoji Phone Co. v-i _ The battered hull; pictured above nt a Takao, Formosa, clock, liokls bitter memories for scores of U S. servicemen. H is what is left of the Jap "hellshi])" Knonra, used during the war as a prison ship. In December. 1944, the Knouva, carrying U S. prisoners of war from Manila, had just reached Tnkao when American bombers made tlirecl hits, pailially sinking the ship. A total of 483 Yanks were drowned or killed. Of Ihe remaining prisoners, fewer than 500 survived. They wore shipped to Japan for imprisonment. This exclusive picture, made by Hnrlow Church, NEA-Acme Far Eastern manager, is the first made in Formosa by a U.S. photographer since 193G, when the Japs barred the island to all .Occidentals. FOR RENT... Frozen Food Lockers Equipped to Cure Vour Hams, Bacon, Shoulders, Sausage A Complete Meat Curing and Storing Service FROZEN FOODS Phone 2G02 Main at 21st Street We have fresh ground meal and rlilcken chops, fine or coarse. Hay and mixed ground feeds. Also custom grlnding-crushinc. XVe are now buying poultry. LANGLEY & SON South Second On Old Bertig Gin Lot femiscot Ginnings total 62,995 Bales A .tabulation shows tliat r>2,9D; balesrof cotton were ginned in Pern iscot County, Mo., from the crop o 1»45, M. J. Zarccor. special agent o the census bureau, has nnnoimcei This is slightly more than ha] the amount ginned from the 101 crop. A total of 112,169 bales wer reported for that year. -"- ilr. Zarecor said a special can T»ss will be made this month, du to the late harvest. YES-WE-DO Comely Jackie Median reads automatic Scoreboard, latest device unveiled at the Ainerir can Bowling Congress tournament in Buffalo. It keeps accurate score for individuals or two five-man teams, indicates last frame bowled, strikes and spares, and idcnlifics the bowler by number or in Jackie's case, we should, say fiyure. FOR SALE 2000 BUSHELS RALSOY SOY BEANS I'lanlcil from State Certified Seed 50 Tons Alfalfa Hay P. &P. L. 14 Cotton Seed EARL MAGERS Dell, Arkansas Phone 635 PLANTERS Save lime - Expense We have Portable Machines to CLEAN and TREAT all kinds of PLANTING SEED at YOUR SEED HOUSE BONDED AND INSURED 24-Hour TAXI SERVICE CALL 968 Bill Wunderlich Railroad Street — Rear Robinson's Drue Store and Our 20 Years Experience Assures Satisfaction The JOHNS Shop 503 West Main St Refrigeration Service! Phone 415 We have an Expert Service Man to take care of your Refrigeration and Washing Machine Service; also Electric Motor Service. We also carry a complete stock of New Parts for all makes o'f Equipment. Work Guaranteed. Reasonable Prices. Tom Little Appliance Co. 105 West Main St, Blytheville, Ark. r'S, A Guaranteed Seed Reckoning and Treating Service We have been aiicrtiting successfully in Mississippi County since 19M and in order (11 belter serve you we have moved our offices lo Blythcvillc from Sikeslon, and our equipment will lie permanently located here. The Delta Seed Servicing Co. • HAROLD DOOLIN, Manager Phone 2829 . . . Call us at our expense for ilel.iils Offices: GoH Hotel Blythevnle, Ark. BY FUKD 11AKMAN f\"cSBE"H[THEM: : Eb \ No Trace—Yd H-CE-. NOTC HMR O LH1LE S'i-VErC-' i'E The Slnrv Hreak WASH TUBBS . WJRC5 : CVWIS'S COULD 6E TPUE—BUV WUI'E fOUtiO M PROOF EITHER WAY. 1 THAT'S &K511T IT. y.K.S«SO.\V&'RE CHECKING ON P£HMS NOW...AISO TRVINS TO C-trYAlK OR 3ULKIE TO ADMIT WHO KEPT EVA FOR 10 LIKE TO CANCEL TH5 Approved Avery Sales and Service. Let us repair and service your Avery equipment. '* i FOR SALE Funk's G Hybrid Seed Corn Cotton Hoes Cultivator Sweeps OWENS TRACTOR CO. A. C. 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