The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 8, 1951 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 8, 1951
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WEDNESDAY AUGUST 8, 1951 • w Circumstances May Clear Some of West Point Cadets WEST POINT, N. Y., Aug. 8. (/Pi— Extenuating circumstances may clear some of Hie w Military Academy cadets admitting cribbing, West point officials say, but the exact status of the other 10 cadets involved BLTOTiSVTLLE, (AIIK.) COURIER NEWS ituTIs not clear. Possibility that fewer cadets* -ni/uld be dismissed than the 90 i v originally accused of cheating be- I t.came clear yesterday as Senate | investigators In Washington decided to Keep hands off the case, »t least for the present. Col. James B. Leer, the Academy's public information officer, said that the screening board now Carnival Worker Put Rattler In Mouth, Denies 'Suicide' ILION. N.Y., Aug..8 M>j—A enrol-I with poisonous snakes val worker insists he was not trying Said Morgan: In session might clear some of the ' b> commit suicide—that it was "all I "I was working with the 'hot' 80 admitting cribbing. I part of the act" when he put the I ones since I joined the show and It was explained that the screen-1 head of a diamond-back rattle- uttlng them in my mouth during Jng board might find new explana- [snake In his mouth last month. ie second spiel. It was all part of he act." He said that he held the snake's iws shut while performing the tunt. *ll£ UUMIU III1&III. IIUU IICW UXpjallil- "»•"•"- .'. .'** 1ILUUU1 l.\av IIIU1IL11. tions or extenuating circumstances ! "I must have gotten careless that that will acquit the cadets, al-i nl Bht and the rattler struck," ex- though they admitted their guilt Plains 30-year-old George Morgan to an original special board that' 0 ' Canute!, N.J. recommended the dismissals. Morgan" is recovering at Ition Maj. Gen. Frederick A. Irving,' Hospital from the effects of the superintendent of the Academy, 1n- , bite on the tongue that almost cost dlcated *hat the method finally M"' his life. used would depend on the evidence i "I flatly deny there was any. sul- on hand. jcidal intent the night I was bit- If guilt is not established, he said, 'ten," he said in a statement issued the charges will be dropped. News Conference Held Irving held a news conference at the hospital Monday. Police had quoted several carnival employes as saying that Morgan yesterday, setting at 80 the number lad been despondent and had said ' of the accused cadets who have ad- j he «' a ' 1 «ctt to die after his brother milled their guilt. He also said thatj wa * kl11 "l '" " le Korean fighting. 29 cadets, in addition to the ac- ! " r - Arthur Leistyna, a physician cused 90 had been investigated but wl j° attended the world war II were not charged, because of Insufficient evidence. veteran,.reported that shortly after he was bitten July 19 Morgan wrote The superintendent denied alleg- i tw ° " oi * s lndta >' in g >«= did not atlons by the cadets that they had wish to live. At that time, Morgan's been coerced into admitting their guilt. But a "committee of cadets Kconcerned" promptly reiterated "that "threats and intimidation" were usfcd In the two-month probe. In an unsigned statement, the cadets said they would be willing "to testify under oath In a closed session to the above stated facts." Whether they referred to a congressional inquiry was not clear. But in Washington several Senators agreed there is little or nothing to investigate at "the point." Decision Approved . The Senate's special investigating subcommittee yesterday "unanimously approved" a decision to . keep hands off the scandal, said Chairman Hoey (D-NC). Hoey said the senators would not •tep in unless the accused cadets asked an investigation. But he pointed out that the Senate Armed Services Committee had the first right on any such probe. The Chicago Tribune hi a copyright story from Flint, Mich., said today that an outstanding high school athlete to!i of a six-week, expense-paid vacation at the academy this summer. I The athlete, Duncan MacDonald, ' IB. a quarterback, said he and 22 other high school players made the trip and had informal talks with Army Football Coach Earl Blaik, jthe Tribune said. ^' Draft free status as a cadet was » big part of the sales talk to entice the athletes to West Point, the Tribune said, but MacDonald decided to go to Michigan. vocal chords were paralyzed. Police said that A. B. Button, owner of the snake show where Morgan worked, told them that Morgan was not supposed to work LUXORA NEWS B) Mr* G C. Oliver A high power searchlight lamp has' been developed that can thro« a beam bright enough to make possible the reading of a newspaper ten miles away on a clear night Heart of the 10,000-watt mercurj vapor lamp Is a flaming one-half- arc. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Suitor's Poem backfires; Ink Proves Costly LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8 (W — Here is a poem that backfired on Dr. M. Robert Harris in the form of Q $100-a-month separate maintenance suit: "Say it with flowers, say it with sweets, "Say it with jewelry, say it for keeps; "Say it with sable, say it with mink, "But never, oh, never say it with ink." In winning her suit, Harris* wife, Ruth, used the ditty along with 100 love letters he wrote while courting- her from overseas in 1945. The rhyme was in a letter which stated: "Of course, I'm violating the GI code (ditty follows). . . Darling, you may keep every letter; hold this one forever. Each tells you I love you dearly. Never fear, you'll have no oppotuiiity to sue me. . ." Dr. Harris, 32, may have been an ardent suitor, the wile eon- tended, but he truned out to be a cold husband who refused to have children. She said he deserted her. FACE FIVE OP Accuses Democrats of Try To Switch Heat from Boyle CHICAGO, Aug. 8. (ll'i —A crowd of some 5,000 watched as 15 polce- men fired more than 69 shots be- ore killing an ex-convict who b^r- icaded himself in a south side ipartment yesterday. The slain man was identified by police as Madison Ixnvry, alias _iwrence Frame. 27, a Negro railroad track worker. A police squad vent to the apartment building at 1208 Eberhart Avenue to investi- Mr. and Mrs, Bowen D. Brown md son. of Stuart, Pin., arrived r ritiay for a week's visit with Mr, Brown's mother, Mrs. Sue M. Blown, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Wagaman and children of Hagerstown, Md. are spending two weeks here with , Wagaman's parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Bryant. The Rev. and Mrs. Harold \yhite and children left Sunday for a visil of several days with friends anc •elatlves in Crossett. Mrs. Lillian Freear arrived here Monday from Evansville, Ind., for an extended visit with her sister Mrs. J. I. Mifllin. Misses Margaret Moffitt and Eva Cooke, Mrs. Donna Wundcrltch and Mrs. M. C. Cooke were Memphis visitors Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Majors are visiting their daughter, Mrs. Ance Mon t £ ornery an d fa m ily, in Pas - Cflgoula, Miss., for several days. Mrs. W. L. Kessler and sons, 01 Lakeland, Pla., and Mrs. R. E. Ballard and daughter have been the recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. W J. Lucas at their country home Miss Martha Nelle Head is con fined to her home because of ill ness. W. B. Greer of Ripley, Tenn., wa; a Saturday visitor in the home o Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Cooke. Mr. and Mrs. John Bowen of Wil son entertained members of th Luxora Canasta Club with a din ner party Saturday night. Pria winners in the games following Luxora and Washington, D, C. Memphis Non-Virgin Club To Be Investigated Soon MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 8. (Ft— A reported "non-virgiri's club" a Treadwell High School is going to be investigated by the Shelby County grand Jury. The city Board of Education ask ed for the investigation and th grand jury agreed yesterday to look into the charges. Mrs. James R. Hayslip said las week that she had heard reports o such a. club among some student- at the school. An investigation o similar reports led' school official to conclude the talk was wlthou foundation. were Russell Bowen and Mrs, A. B Rozelle. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Heflin, Jr., o Memphis have recently, announce the birth of a daughter, Norn Eliza beth, at the Memphis Baptist Hos pital Aug. 1. Mrs. Hefttn Is th former Miss Rosa Lou' Cooke Wednesday & Thursday 'BLACK ANGEL" Dan Duryea Peter Lorre • News & Shorts • Friday & Saturday 'SUNSET PASS' James Warren Also Cartoon & Serial Air Conditioned By Refrigeration NEW "Vour Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. Ph. 58 Wednesday & Thursday "AS YOUNG AS YOU FEEL" Monty Wooley Theltna Ritter Friday Blue Lagoon Jean Simmons Noel Pnrcell OUR NEW NAME! COTTON BOLL WEST POINTER READS STATKMKNT-Army's football captain-elect, Cadet Capt. Harold J. Loehlcii center) goes over a statement he made to newsmen at West Point, N. Y. as members of the group of 8C adcts facing explusion from the U. S. Military Academy for cheating lashed back at their accusers. Loehleh Iso president-elect of the senior class, said the accus-d cadets felt they were getting a "raw deal." At lef s Cadet Ronald Clough. Waukcshn, Wis., and at right is Cadet Harrison o. Travis, Atlantic Highlands, N. j Loehleln is from Kimball. Minn. (AP Wireplioto) i,000 See Police Fell Trapped Convict ate a report of shooting. The police were fired upon. Within minutes 27 additional \x>Jice squad*; were at tjie scene. Police closed in, firing tear BIS. and then pushed open a dcor to the second floor apartment iititi felled Lowry with a blast of gunfire. Oak; furniture cun be renovated K-ith iiot linseed oil applied with a flannel cloth. 'Fishing for Fun' Shown to Lions A film, "Fishing for Fnn," wa chown members of the Lion's clu at the club's meeting in Hotel Nob! yesterday noon. The film was narrated by Te Husing. Guests at yesterday's meeting in eluded J. R. Slngley, Josh Pruit Bill stand), Jimmy Henry and tl Rev. James Rainwater. WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 IJP>—Sen- ior W'icrry (R-Ncbl accused the cmocrallc National Committee to- ay of Inspiring a move to oust enator McCarthy (R-Wls) to "lake he heat" off its own chairman. The committee called the accusa- ion "completely untrue." Senator Bcnton (D-Conn). nu- lior of the McCarthy ouster reso- ution. called on the Senate Rules ;ommittce to order public hear- ngs on his proposal. A Senate expenditures investigating subcommittee voted yester- iay to look into charges that Wlliam M. Boyle Jr., the Democratic national chairman, had attempted to influence government loans or contracts. Boyle has denied the-charges and said after a white House conference Monday he will remain aa chairman until the 1952 party presidential nominating convention. Chairman Hoey <D-.N"C> said the nvestigatlne subcommittee would send representatives to St. Louis to collect evidence if necessary. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has charged Boyle got $8,000 in fees from a j printing company which received Ian RFC loan. Frankie and Ava Make Brusque Return to U.S. Movieland HOLLYWOOD,, Aug. 8. (IP)— Ava Gardner and Frank Sinatra were In seclusion somewhere in movieland today after a six day sojourn In Mexico. The cleft-chin screen siren arrived with the crooner last night aboard a millionaire Mexican's private airplane. Their trip ended in much the same way it started — with a rather brusque inference that Ava and Frankte wish to he iilone. "Turn off that light." Sinatra snapped when a television cameraman tried to record his movements. That was all either of them had to say. They jumped into Frnnkle's bis black limousine and dashed off into the night. They arrived home from. Mexico City in the plane of Jorge Pasquel, wealthy Mexican sportsman. Surrounded by a cordon of airport functionaries, they strode arm-In- arm to the customs office. After being released from quar- antine, they piled Into Frankie's car, raced off toward the airport runway, narrowly missed running down two news photographers, and rti53upeared out a back gate. 406 W. 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