The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 10, 1948 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 10, 1948
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PAGE TEN Guerrillas Plan Land-Sea Attack Activity Heralded At Move to Thwart Greek Army Drive ATHENS. Mnrcli 10. I UP)— Greek Hierj-IIIas struck suddenly by land today »nrl vert reported prrpnrlni; for .«*» «nrt air attacks In an nt- iempt to shatter tile government's Spriric offensive before It starts. Guerrilla activity was reported »t Ffatokfltlsimidl, only [8 miles north of Athens, In the Pelopon- nesus. (lie Jannlna area and aloli" iht Alabanlan border, Guerrilla operations coincided with a rejwl radio report yesterday Iftat the Greek nrinv had launched Ita lone-awaited offensive. Greek officials, however, said (lie nffen- nlvr. still was In the "planning Police said an unidentified submarine surfaced ye.slcrclav off Clia- Ikldlkl Peninsula. southeast of Salonika. For the past I wo weeks, newspapers have reported submarines were operating in Greek u-nlo.s and the navy has ordered warships to sink any vessels which fall lo answer when challenged. The- guerrilla band North of Athens carried a radio transrniltcr, a variety of iveapops and wore new uniforms, which one newspaper said were of Yugoslav make. New Ruenilla columns with more than 100 pack-carrying rmilc.s were slphted In the Konitsa reeion, where several tiny mountain villages have b«n occupied by Gen. Mnrkos VifiadeV forces, pres, 1 ; dispatches «ald. BL_YTHEVrLLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Reds Outgrab Hitler These maps sOiow how Coin- mmilst* have gobbled up more Inixl and people than Adolf Hitler did In his pre-war expansion that shocked the world. Before the Na/.j s invaded Poland, they had taken control ol more thnn 100,000 square miles oiil.sidi' the old lleioh. containing some 28 million people. Map at right shows Hitler's teri-KorMl grabs, contrast it with the one below, showing the spread of Communist-dominated governmenls ami additions to the Soviet Union Hstlf. Russia and other Communists took over more (him OBO.OM sfl/mio miles with moiv than 110 million people, outside (lie USSR. In addition to the Ku- expansion xhmvji <m the map, th,, Yalta pact. Po1>. 3, 1(145. pave Russia (he Kurllo Islands In (he Pacific and half of Sakhalin, totming 17.S73 square miles, population 3SO.OOO. -12,528 q. nil-, pop. 7,600,000. Occupied by Gomon 'troops Mar, 7,1736 -10261,. mi, P°P- 141,238. pop 13,613,172. Munich poet ga»e Hitler SuciclenloncllScpr. t !»38). later hi took vhol 1—738 sq. mt., '3,764. Voted lo rmany, unnoted illerMar, 1.1935 T) i Bandits Apologize For Taking Cosh From Utility Off ice NASJIVILLK. Tcniu March 10 (Uj'i—Two bajUllts wlm took «« 200 In casli and nbout H3.000 In checks from the Nashville Gas and heating Company yesterday were still *t lai'KC today. The automobile which the bandits stole from a parking lot near the Riis company building to make their Rct.itvny «'n.s found, however a few blocks away from (he scene of the crime late yesterday. M. W. SwIiH, personel manager for the company, said one holdup man entered the company's ground officers, drew a pistol and forced Henry Hall, of the sales staff to the rear of the office toward the cashier's boolhs, before actually Inking Die money. The other man entered and also produced a plslol Swim said. Other employees said the bandll who actually took the cash and checks from the two women cashiers ippolot'lzed to them several times In (lie course of operation. They said Ihc other man stood guard in the front of the office. Both men left the office together and made their way up a stairway and across the roof of an adjoin- WEDNESDAV, MARCH 10, Truman Civil Rights Policy Gets Blame for Deotfc of Mobil* Arkansas Farm Bureau Board Begins Meeting LITTLE ROCK. Ark.. March 10 (UP)—The State Board of Directors of the Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation was to begin n two day meeting; here today. The board was to hear resolutions from the four commodity committees and receive the names of their elected officers. They are: Poultry CommlUee-Gcorso Rya» of Blue Mountain, chairman; W. s. Appleton of Jotiesboro. Vice chairman: W. S. Pollard of Little Rock secretary. Dairy Conuulltee-Marvin Park of Cabot, chairman; L. K. Brush of Rogers, vice chair/nan: It. T. Baber of El Dorado, secretary. Livestock Commlttce-r(cd Punic of Arkadelphia, chairman; Elmer Sewell of Morrllton, vice chairman; E. W. Loudermilk of Stuttgart, secretary. Field Corps CommUtee-Walter May of Marion, chairman; Charles Rose of Hoseland, vice chairman' W. F. Wright Of Hnrrisburs secretary. THEATRE LUXORA Pride <>r (he Community" Dial 4261 Opens at G:30 p.m.; StarH 7:00 p,n A; Thursdii.v "THE SEA HAWK" firemen Make Run Fireman ariMvered R call to 315 South First early tills morning when «n oil heater went out of control •No rianisRr resulted. . . Af lei inning Rimo-Finnish war, USSR look 16,173 i'l-mi. ol Finnish rcnilory; pop. 500,000 f in March. 1940 I Potsdam ugrccment gave USSR cmlern Ka —5000 sq. mi., pop. 1,200,000—Aug., 1545 USSR .jar 77.703 iri.n %% 61,368 sq. mi., r _._ 5,955.985. l uac IS leader, forced to (fee. r*-^ GREAT ^BRITAIN and northern Bukovintv 3,500.000. Jn Romania Communists gradually took oncrcoalilion qo»- 49,373 . 14,004,179. Jufy, 1946 tlrctionihowsCom- crnmcot.KingMichnel forced to flee. Dee. 30 "republic" prodaimed party. Red pre named. F c t> 20, 1918, onfi-Comniunist cstgn. In police stale" coup, Reds take over na!Jor>, purge alt oppoiilion ' fn 1945 l.catj, USSR took portal Ruflicnia , sq. mi., pop. 6,077 939 • Sept. 9, 1944, Com- ' munist-lcd Coup puls "fatherland lionl"i n power. Anti-Reds resign from cabinet; Com- wunnt premier hangs opposition \cadci iq. mi., pop. 9,106,252. Fcfcnc Nagy, modcralc picmicr, forced to tjuif May. 1947; replaced by pro-Communist Jajos Ncv., 1944, Russian. Unincd Marslinl Tito ook power Sovictizcd _ ..10,629 sq.mi.pop. 1,903,124 U.S., Britain and Russia recognize Comrnunlst regime naliort; executed opposition leader MihailavicK MOBILE, • Ala., March 10. (UP) — A 20 year^olti white mechanic at Brookley Field Army Air Base here confessed loday that he killed a I Negro employe In an argument' over President Truman's civil rights program. Horace Miller, Die mechanic told police that . the Negro, Rayflcld Davis, approached him and Insisted they have a drink together like erjuals. • '• Miller said Davis told him "our friend, President Truman, will soon make (lie- Negro jnqre Important than the white, man." • He said , he -struck Davis several times and kicked him after the Negro allegedly reached Into his coat! pockcl. Davis' body was found in a drainage ditch Sunday night. Miller said he did not know the Negro was dead till Monday, 7 Per Cent Haw Illclr i The hide of a beef animal, used | for leather, represents about seven r*r cent of the animal's Jive weight, says Encyolpedia Britannic*. Ask for it by name.. •^HH^M^B^KH^^^^^^ RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Thursday & Friday "THE OUTLAW" with Jane Hussell and ,T ar k Duel"! News and Stiorl IIIK building to the parking lot where they stole the Automobile which they later abandoned a few blocks away. . int.VILLLS ONLY ALL WHITE THEATHE THEATRE - Manila, Ark. Wrought Hack Hy Popular Demand At Regular Prices Krrol rivrni. Cluude Rains and Uremia .Mai.shnll H'iirncr News; Also Shiirli ^\ 1 atcrfowl The U. S. Biological"Survey hns created two preserves for the pro- New Theater Manila's Finest Slums KVKKV MCll I Bov ();>cns Week Days 7:00 p.m Matinee Saturday A Sundsj Sal.-Sun. I p.m. Cont- Sliuwlnt Wi-dnesdiiy & Thursday "I'LL BE YOURS" <V Universul Picture, ivilli De.Drnn Durhirt Also Short Subject! H'«kiU>s Box Office Itpeni 6:3» p.m. Sh.m- Starts 6:«5 p.m. S»turdxy Bin OlHce Openn la:«5 p.m. Show Sum 1:00 SuinU, Hot Office Opcni 1:4S Show StarU 2:00 (Douhle Feature) "BLACK BEAUTY" with Tim MrCuv ilm l Doroth.T Short Also Short Subjects Alsn "FRONTIER CRUSADE" wild Richard Dennint and Evelyn Anken lection of mii-r.-itory walcrtowl In j acres. Die mlt marshes of the Louisiann j — coastal aren. They Thursday & Friday 'A Night in Casablanca' (I)ouhl<! Feature) Kilh the Marx Brother* and "Because of Him" wUh Franchoi T«n« and Dcann Durbin ALso Cartoon cover 159,300 Faces Deportation The Justice Department nnnoun.- ' cd n. New York tl.nt Irvin R Potash : fibovc. whom the Department irten- tilied as a member of the COTiimuii- ist Party National Committee ],a1 b;c., arrested in New York tor Ac- pprtation to his nntive Ru.wia. (N'BA Tclcphoto) new homes from with modern mugic of Perma-Slone adds Ih* di,. hnthv. cho/acler ond ch.rm of slone design, in nch,y va,,.d color (one s or Jof , ly blended ^ Proven through .he year,, is an enduring material, COS r with moulds on walls of wood block, brick, slucco or tile—new or old fVrmo-Stone fntaifi Ihc bu;ir!ing lr«m Ihf giound up in a Hon- I'"'. lilt-lore. wrolrier.tlgM [„. '"II info x r lior, ond pri.c. or, xqucil wiHiout obligoiion on >our Hume l!lj of Sikcston, Mo. >VI,..r. SI. 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