The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 11, 1948 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 11, 1948
Page 9
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THURSDAY, MARCH 11,10-18 BLYTHEVILI.E (ARK.V COURIER NEWS Czechs Mourn Leader's Death Communists Arrange State Funeral for Foreign Minister By Georte Pip»] United Press Staff Correspondent PRAGUE, March 11. (UP)—Foreign Minister Jan Masaryk will be burled in an elaborate state funeral ceremony Saturday, with Communist Premier Klcmcnt Gottwald delivering the main oration, it w.u a nnounced today. Masaryk's body lay in state today in Cernin Palace, the foreign office building, while citizens of Prague grieved under black flags flown at half staff, A government announcement said Mnsaryk will be buried with full military honors at Lany Cemetery beside the graves of his mother and father. Plans for the funeral Include a three-mile procession from the pantheon of the National Museum Building, at the head of Wenoes- laus Square, in the heart of Prague, to [lie palace. Gottwald will deliver the main address at the state ceremony ui Prague, it was announced. Another oration will be made at the graveside by Vladimir dementis, undersecretary for foreign affairs who has assumed Masaryk's duties in the foreign office. Flags at Half Mast The official account of Masaryk's death said he committed suicide "as the result of nervous depression" by leaping 45 feet from a third floor window to the stoni?- Jlagged courtyard of Cernin Palace. The government ordered all flags flown at half staff until the morn- tns; after the funeral. National flaijs in the streets of the capital we.-c augmented by black banners on stores snd office buildings. A huge black banner was raised before the entrance of parliament. A spokesman for President Edii- ard B^nes. living In seclusion at his Summer home at Sezimovo UsU since the Communist coup, said it >ws been decided yet whether or Vtt Senas would return to Prague lor the funeral. (Three more Czech diplomats abroad re-signed today In protest against events in Czechoslovakia. Thy were Consul General Karol Tokoly in Sydney. Australia; Minister Emil Walter in Oslo, Norway; «nd Prince Franz Schwarzenbcrg, Jirst secretary of the Czech Lega- lion at the Vatican.) Masaryk is survived by two sisters, Dr. Alice Masaryk in Prague and another in Switaerland. A steady stream of cars and callers stopped yesterday at AJice Masaryk'^ apartment, near Cernin Palace, where she has been confined to her bed for some time. Preparations were made to handle record crowds for the state funeral procession Saturday. The procession will start at 2 p.m. (8 a.m. E3T). PAGE Yearns to Burn Boy, 16, Who Killed Parents Gets 50 Years WINSTON-SALEM, N. C., March 11. (UP)—Sixteen-year-old Tommy Lee Phillips today wa« sentenced to 50 to 60 years in prison for shooting his parents to death so he could elope with hit 16-year-old girl friend. The sllshtly-bullt, delicate youth said nothing wh«n the Jury brought verdict of guilty of second Hat Stratton wants a suntan, and almost all over, loo So the Miami Bearh. r'la.. lass dons • few square Inches of terry cloth toweling, making • practical— and eye-catching- sun suit. The terry toweling Is easily laundered, and her regular bathing luit doesn't get stained with sun-tan oil. In a degree murder yesterday after three hours' dellbernlion. Superior Judge J. H. Clement sentenced him to 25 to 30 years Imprisonment (or each of the. «lay- ings of his mother and father, Mr and Mrs. T. B. Phlllija. Tommy Lee's confession, admitted In court, said he planned to clo|>e to York, 3. C., to marry Bcs- Rle Huth Jenkins, a choir girl he had been dating for several months. Tlie girl's mother testified, that Bessie Ruth told her after tlie slnyings that she was pregnant. In his confession, Tommy Lee I said lie shot hU father twice In ' the head when the elder Phillips discovered he had taken money and the family car keys for his I elopement. ! Then, he confessed, lie shot his • mother to death when she headed ! tor a telephone to call for help Tommy Lee and his sweetheart drove to South Carolina but were lot married because the girl did not have the consent of her parents. They were arrested Jan. 1 and the cirl was released when she told officers she did not know about the slayings. Education in Atomic Energy Urgtd for Youth OAK nilJGE. Tenn., March 11. iUP)—Sumncr T. Pike, a member Ji the Atomic Energy Commission, warned last night lliai the leaching profession has a deep obligation to teach youth the Implications of atomic energy because "no one can jive definite assurances as to when sonit other nation may also have atomic weapons." Pike told the Oak Ridge Education Association that the United States, however, probably still hns a monopoly in the field ef atomic weapons. He .said that education in the field of atomic energy Is so il-s im)»ilance cannot Parents Battle Over Custody Of Minor Son Smoking Smell The sense of smell Is probably responsible for the original idea I of sinokini. According to the En- I cyclopedia Brltannlca, this sense | was much keener In primitive ' man - * nf i along with the pleasure he derived from the aroma, he Tcnil., March 11. out a warrant today charging his ex-wife with violating a state kidnapping law by carrying off their seven-year-old son whose custody they both claim. The FBI refused Midas assist- legal custody of the child. He cUlmi the boy. Werner H«rold Midas. *•»* given (o him during school months by Judge H. B. Webster here last September. But she said slip Is holding the child on Hie strength of a Crltten- den County. Ark., ruling issued lust . ., November. She also claims U> have KNOXVILLE, 'y 1 *'— w - H. Midas, a department been given full custodv~ni~thi> rhnn store supervisor, said he would swear | when she dlvhced Midu here !n 19+1. Since then, both she and Midas have re-married, and she Is divorced a second time. Midas said he planned to consult his lawyer before taklnj another line of action. He said the former ance before the boy turned up safe at the home of MidaV former wife, twice-divorced Mis. Geraldlne Midas, last night at West Memphis. Ark. FBI agents said federal law made no provision for prosecution on kidnapping charges of a parent who takes a minor child. Midas and the West Memphis woman were at odds over who held Mrs. Midas also violated an injunction granted by a Knox County Court, prohibiting the mother from removing the boy from the county. In West Memphis, the mother admitted she took the child early Tuesday, just after he had been dropped off at school. 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