The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 7, 1949 · Page 3
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July 7, 1949

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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THURSDAY, JULY T, 1949 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREB Pro-Soviet Plea Admitted by Red Defendant Is Slow To Recall Content Of Speech in 1936 NEW YORK, Ju»y 7. (/P)— A Communist conspiracy trial defendant said yesterday he may have said in 183S that. If Russia R'ere |tacked, "we will defend the Solet Union by turning the imperialist war into a* civil war." U. S. Attorney John F. X. McGohey pressed the witness, Gilbert Green of Chicago, for 20 minutes, before the defendant admitted "I may have said that^il was in 1936." Defense attorneys objected strongly to the questions. They were asked In a continuation of a courtroom battle of wits which began last Thursday when McGohey started to cross-examine Green. The prosecutor, recalling a debate which Green had had with a Socialist youth leader in February. 1936, askel if the Chlcagoan had said in substance: "When the Soviet Union Is attacked we will know what to do. We will certainly try to turn this into a civil war against the attacker. We will defend the Soviet Union by turning the imperialist war into Arkadelphia Negro Girl Killed When Hit by Car ARKADELPHIA, Ark., July 7— >— A three-year-old Negro girl, Aersie Newburn, died early yesterday of injuries received when she was hit by an automobile here yesterday. Clark County Coroner Alvin Harris said an Inquest will be held Saturday morning. Harris said the delay In holding the inquest was due to the nervous condition of Mrs. Eustace Fulton o! Hot Springs, driver of the car which hit the child. She had driven to Arkadelphia because of Illness of relatives. civil war." Pressed for Answer The witness did not give a direct answer and McGohey went ahead: "Didn't you say in substance in that speech that even in the event of an alliance between the Soviet Union ar.d the U.S.A., we shal under no conditions give up the struggle to overthrow American capitalism and establish Soviet power, and that It was your aim not only to defeat imperialist forces, but to guarantee victory of the Soviet Red Army?" Green said "that speech was a plea for Ethiopia" and "it was a plea for unity to prevent World War Two." After McGohey ag" 1 " unsuccessfully failed to get an answer to his questions. Federal Judge Harold ft. Medina leaned over and asked: "Didn't you say that?" "I do not recall the exact statement," Green replied. The judge said the witness wns being asked if he had said the substance „..-\Mined in the prosecutor's questions. "I m-v have said that— it was In 1936," the Olilcagoaii finally brought out. Washington Heat Out as Alibi; It's 'Too Cold' Now WASHINGTON. July 7. (ft Congressional leaders hoping that Congress will adjourn before long found an unexiKcted «lly yesterday In the form of an artificial cold wave. As fur as (he House of Representatives Is concerned, it might be a "free/c out" before long. The air conditioning system Is working too well. Members in the rear of the caucus room which Is serving as a House chamber during capital repairs felt the "cold wave" more ducts air than others The huge through which the cooled DISCOVERED ON LONELY ISLAND—Police said they were looking for the fathei of these two children, Peggy (left), about live, and tier brother, about three, who were discovered oa a lonely Island in me Seneca River. Syracuse, N. Y. Petsy said her father's name was Donald Frazier and that "daddy left us here. He hasn't come back." iAp Wire- photo) NOTICE OF GRANTING OF LIQUOR PERMIT Notice is hereby given that the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas has issued a permit, No. 223 to Harold T. Lewis to sell and dispense vinous or spirituous liquors for beverage at retail on the premises described as 403 W Asli St., Dlytheville. This i.ermit issued on the 1 day of July 1949 and expires on the 30 blown Into the chamber enter from the back of tne room and the temperature there is considerably lower than up front. Apparently there is no relief sight. Experts explained that if tlie air conditioning is adjusted to make it less frigid In the rear of the chamber it will be too warn up front Rep. Ellsworth (R-Ore) summed np his reactions: "Let's go home.' Ellsworth coupled the Washington heat (except In the rear of the House quarters! along wHh cramped space as a good reason to go home. "I don't think there is a single constructive thing Congress can do by stFiv'ng in session," he tn!d a reporter. "We should get the appropriation bills out of the wny and get out.' Who Says It's Hot? Just Ask This fellow TjANCASTER, P«., July 7. Hoi? Think nothing of it. »ll, you could have been You could have been In Reilz'« greenhouse. RelU was mopping his brow, looking at the thermometer that register 101 degrees Tuesday wlicn sudden, wham! A terrific blast shook the greenhouse and 30 panes of heavy were blown from the building. leltr. made his way carefully through Ihe glass and entered the greenhouse to find an unbroken thermometer registering 142 degrees. Apparently, ReltTi said, beating through the glass kept expanding the air glass was shattered. clay of June 1950. H. T. Lewis 7[7-U;49 Two Buildings Razed By Blaze at McRae SEARCY. Ark., July 7. lift — T\vo one-story frame buildings were destroyed by fire at McR.ie, 12 miles southwest of hwe yesterday. The Searcy Fire Department rc- ijwnded to a call for help and .succeeded In saving buildings adjoining the burning structures, R grocery store and » cafe. The fire of umierterwincd origin wa.s discovered about 1:30 a.m. No estimate of damage was available. Kihbrrs "Combed" Out Comber yarn In Hie eoUiiii textile mills neaiis v.im made from long staple eutluii, from whk'li Mitt shriri fibers have been "combed out. THERE ARE BIG SAVINGS FOR EVERYONE ON THIS FINAL JULY CLEARANCE OF NAT ION ALLY-ADVERTISED SHOES OUR ENTIRE STOCK OF WHITE & WHITE COMBINATION Red Cross Shoes Regular 10.95 $6.66 Regular 8.95 5.55 OUR ENTIRE STOCK OF MEN'S BROWN AND TAN COMBINATION Winthrop & Randcraft Reg. Values from 8.95 to 11.95 $5.00 At these Special Prices, no Exchanges or Refunds, of course. Men's and Boys' TENNIS SHOES Wilh No-Mark Sole Regular 2.19 Value $1.49 Women's Shoes Values to 12.95 Broken lots of nationally advertised shoes slashed in price fov quick sale. Not all sizes, but each a real value. 1 Pair 2 Pair 3.00 5.00 Our Entire Stock of Women's Kedettes The Washable Summer Shot $2.95 YOMBIES For both women and children. You may choose from red, black, yellow, green, white, and multicolor. 1.00 While White Linelie BALLETS • Polka Dot • Blue 1.95 Women's While & While Combination Dress & Casuals Regular 7.93 Values 4.95 THIS SPECIAL SALE BEGINS PROMPTLY AT 8:30 FRIDAY MORNING FAMILY SHOE STORE SEE OUR SELECTION Of NATIONALLY FAMOIS SWatches At DREIFUS Man's BU10VA $3975 TU "Squadron." 17 Jewell. Expantlon bond. 11.00 * WEEK li-l.w.l "Cod.l." panilon b'ac.l.t. 11.90 A WtEK Lady's BENRUS 29.95 " 17 j.-.l lo \7- iaikefweavi band. (•w.l moyem.nl. 41.00 A WEEK 11.00 A WEEK 312 West Ma in Telephone 2342 DREIFUS inl Ilrnifns . . . Wnar Diamonds 3lfi \YEST M\l\ SI STOftU IN U.TTHIVIUI, MEMPHIS ANO DYttMUKO USE YOUR CREDIT

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