The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 5, 1949 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 5, 1949
Page 7
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TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 1949 BIATHEVII.LE (ARK.) COUKIKR NEWS PAGE SEVEN Newest Cruiser Joins U.S. Fleet Defense Secretary y Louis Johnson Speaks During Ceremonies PHILADELPHIA. April 5—M 1 )— The world's mightiest light cruiser Joined Uncle Sam's licet yesi<crda> and secretary of Defense Louis Johnson said "it will keep in training lor its primary mission." He didn't say what the mission is but he left no doubt, that he was referring to war. He called it "a mission \vp all hope and believe It will not have lo discharge." "The licet," said Johnson, "will keep iti readiness to join the Air Force, in emergency as a full member ot our national .security team." The cruiser Roanoke was coin- missioned at elaborate ceremonies at the Philadelphia Naval Hase. Johnson, in his first public speech since joining the cabinet last Monday, told the gathering at the ceremony: "The Roanoke—the last word in her class—goes to Join the greates fleet we have ever maintained time of supposed peace. New and shining as she is today T am afraid she will be weather beaten, seasoned veteran of th seven seas before \vc find a rea abiding peace in this troublcc ^. world." * Johnson added: "We set the Fails, despite an gale, toward peace. To this Riea objective, peace through strenet! we dedicate tire United Slates Sin Roanoke. "To that same objective, peac through strength, we have rled catcd the national military cstab hshment." Atlantic Pact Old Deal for U.S., Canada WASHINGTON, April 5."(/Tj~Thc armed forces of Cimada and the United Slates are exchanging olfl- ccrs lo work on the mutual defense problems of the uvo nations, the National Military ICstaWishtnenl s;itd today. Tlie siRiinlurcs of tlie Ivvo tuitions on the North Atlantic treaty, join- is them with ten other countries a defensive alliance against ne- ession. actually Is a rcaffimia- 011 of a nine-year oltl defensive rcement between Canada anri the nited Stales. The two countries set ) a joint defense board in 1940, and Kansan Admits 15 Auto Thefts Missouri Officers Nob Suspect With Criminal Record JOPL1N, Mo.. April 5. Wi—Lloyrt E. Moore, 42, reported by Detective Uiilicr Luster to have admitted IS to 20 motor car thefts In four stales wiUiin the pust year, wns held yesterday for a federal grand Jury. Arrested here over the week-end Moore wnsmmilRneri on n Dyer Act riiurKC before U. S. Commission?! Lewis Shaw and placed In the Newton County Jiill tit Neosho. Luster described the man as ai As Tough as ivc carried on the cooperative agreement, since. The Canadian - United Slates grecmciit, like the new North /U- iHic pact, mentions no names of osslblc aggressor nations. But now Is directed against attack from | le north, over the. Polar area or cross the North Atlantic or Pacific. y Russia. In answer to a question, the Na- onal Military Establishment sakl ortay that "selected Individual offi- ers of the Anny, Navy and Air r orcc are presently in Canada for he purpose of increasing familiarly with defense establishments, and irrangenicnts in thai country pnr- uant to >lie joint United Slates- Canada mutual defense agreement." The number of officers exchanged varies from time to time, the NME said, but the group is comnmatively small. Most of the officers arc Army or Air force colonels or lieutenant colonels or Navy captains or commanders. cx-c<jnvlct and a bond jumper, win had lind several brushes with th luw in car theft operations. Laster said Moore gave his limn as Wichita. Kan., but said he oper atcd from Waterloo, la. 'The office said Moore told police he hud stolen In Iowa. Oklahoma, Kansas ana Texas within the past year and had sold forged and altered lilies and bills of sale in Missouri, Arkansas and other stales. Lasler. who alone with Detective Anisi'l Sampson made the arrest at a tourist cabin here, suld Moore carried a typewriter for altering tl- t'cs and bills of sale. La-ster quoteil him us saying his operations were extensive in Iowa, because In several counties there cur titles were made onl in pencil, and easy to change. Police said Moore had -served a term for the Kansas reformatory and two terms on Dyer Salesman Admits Triangle; Held For Girl's Death CMliOAOO. Apiil 5. i.-Tl -- An lu- MIIMIUV stilesmim WILS quote*! In polliv ye.'teidivy u.s saying he -shot u ml killed « .VOUUK unwed oflhv .set-let aiy \vlin was mother of two I of his eluhl c-hildmi. | The woman, MKs .loan Vestnl, '.M. 1 wns found dead in her a pail me Ml : early J>nnday. Polii'e dipt, John j \Viilsh salt! the salesman, Harvey i Mi -1)01111 Id, :M. man led a nil tul hoi of MX rhilihrn by his wife*, told him tlie woman was shot in-cldenlnlly as he si L uncled with her for possession of (he Kim. \V;\!sh .said Mi'Dminld related thai I hi 1 shooting occHirecl ntler Ihe t\\'»i bad untu 1 (o her apartment fi'oiu a rnt'klall lounue, The del live 5iilrt .Mi'Onnald toltl him Hint upon lirr nrrlvnl in the npurlineiit. Miss nl inmiedltiUOy pot the sun and Hint as (hoy Miup«lr<l, il 'went off acrUionlixlly." M»'l)Lina!<i was out)ted as suyliiK ill.^s Vo.slal had hiM-ome Jpiilmus lie- cfui^p a waitress A! HIP Imingc hnd fliviwi wUh him, Wiilsh set Id tho fliilcsmiin told him lie bad known Miss Vestul [or M-U'ii ye iir * nnil Ihi'y iuivc n five- yi'ar did stm and n i\vti-ycar-old dangler, The hoy. MfDoimld Raid Is living with Miss Vestal's moMu*r Mrs. It. I,. Vi'stnl, itt llr-vler. Mo. 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