The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 15, 1949 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 15, 1949
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>AGC TEN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW* FRIDAY, JULY 18, 1949 Czech Net Stars To Flee to U.S. Pair to Become Political Exiles After Swisi Meet GSTAAD, Switzerland, July IS— UP) —Jaro«l»v Drobny »nd Vladimir Ccrnik, Czechslovakla'.< foremost t«nnls »Urs, became political exiles today and announced they would riee to the UnH«d States. Rejecting a Czech government order to return Immediately to Prague, the two players said they would finish out the Swiss National Championships and remain here until determining their next move. They will seek help from Hie TJ.S. Lawn Tennis Association vn Retting to America, they announced, as special precautions were taken to see. that they are not molested. Two officers of the Swiss Security police arrived here this morning to guard Drobny and Cernik from Czech legation officials. Since the two players announced their dififlnce of the Czech government earlier today, the Czech legation in Bern has been trying repeatedly to telephone them here, but Drobny left strict Instructions that no calls from the legation were to be put through to htm. Crobny and Cernik. who denied that they were or ever had been Communists, have represented Cz- echslovakln in Davis cup competition every year since fhe v;ar. Prelate Accused of Treason PRAGUE. Czechoslovakia, julv |5 — liPt —Justice Minister Alexei Cep- idta today accused Roman Catholic Avchbisiwp Josef Beran mid members of the prelate's heirarchy of treason against the state. The archbishop now is a virtual prisoner In his palace. The minister made the charges in a long review of the church- jlate fight in Comtminist-governed Czechoslovakia. He spoke before (he Centra! Action Committee of the National Front here. Cepicka claimed that Beran maintained "treacherous connections with foreign enemies" and that, with Vatican emissaries, the archbishop plotted "treacherous and anti-state riots." The Justice Minister termed this a terrible indictment. Earlier, another official of the government directly attacked Pope Pius XII, accusing the ponSff of blessing and supporting fascism. Britain's Socialized Medicine Brings Dentist $100,000 for Year's Work EDINBURGH, Scotland. July 15 — <X>i— A Scottish dentist has mnde 125,000 ($100,0001 for !1 months work under Britain's socialized medicine scheme. This was disclosed by Sir William Marshall, chairman of the Lanark County Health Service Executive Council, at a meeting of the dental estimates board Wednesday. Under the national health service, dentists submit a bill to the government for each patient, treated. The patient does not have to Pay for treatment. The government pays the dentist according to the number of patients under his care and the kind of treatment given. Commenting on the case. Sir William said: "It is hard to believe that the patients recieved the painstaking, careful attention which we have a right to expect in our service." The tax on an annual income of 125.000 would roughly be £20 500 1582,000). Obituaries OX INSPECTION TOUR—M-Sgt. Winston D. Fraser, in charge of Army and Air Force recruiting for Mississippi County, announced the arrival yesterday of Lt. Colonel Joseph Massaro. first commanding officer of the new tri-state recruiting district-. Sgt. Fraser said Colonel Massaro was here on an inspection trip over the new district which resulted from the recent reorganization of the Fourth Army area. The six former recruiting districts have been reduced to three. The tri-state area is made up of Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma, with headquarters in Liitie Rock. Colonel Massaro, formerly was commander of the Louisiana recruiting district. Although a native of New Jersey, much ot ills Army career has been spent in the south. POLIO Continued from Page 1. can care for 50 additional patients on two to three hours notice, and if necessary Missouri Pacific Hospital will provide space on short notice for about 20 acute or convalescent CBF-- Prescnt wards are situated In University Hospital. Baptist Hospital and St. Vincent's Infirmary. .18 in Memphis HoiplUI MEMPHIS. July 15. Ml—Isolation Hospital reported today that its morning check showed 38 polio suffers and four possible victims of the disease receiving treatment Jimmy Lloyd Thompson. n months old, of Lepanto, Ark., son of Mr. and Mrs. D. V. Thompson, was admitted yesterday and is listed as a definite polio case today. CAA Suspends Operating Rights ot Strata Freight WASHINGTON. July 15. lift— The Civil Aeronautics Administration lias suspended the operating rights of Freight, Inc. It operated the plane in which 53 persons were killed In Puerto Rico last • •»nt!l. CAA Administrator D. W. Rentzel accused the company of operating faulty equipment. He also asserted that it had repeatedly violated safety regulations. Rentzcl suspended the operating rights under his emergency powers At the same time, he filed a formal petition with the Civil Aeronautics Board asking that Stvato Freight's flying authority be permanently revoked. A C-46 operated by Strato Freight'dove into the sea off San Juan. Puerto Rico. June 7. shortiv aftnr a takeoff for Newark. N.J., via Miami. There were 81 persons afloard. Twenty-eight were rescued. The plane was bei.]-: flown under charter lo a travel agency. Mr*, ftebecco Davii Diet; Rites Tomorrow Funeral services for Mrs. Rebecca Davis, 82, will be conducted at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Holt Chapel, and burial will follow at the Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Davis died Wednesday at the Walls Hospital, where she had been a patient for about 10 days. She had lived in Blylluvlle for several years. • • • McNabb Infant Dies Grave-side rites lor the infant ol Mr. and Mrs. W. B. McNabb of Manila, will be conducted tomorrow at the Manila Cemetery. The baby v. born Wednesday at Walls Hospital and died yesterday at the Method'-' Hospllal In Memphis. Tlie Holt Funeral Home Is In charge of arrangements. 79-Year Old Man Held For Abuse of Daughter LITTLE ROCK, July 15. <AP> — Seventy-nine-year-old William Haney has been charged with carnal abuse after an investigation which started when a unsigned note led officers to the grave of a two-day old girl near Haney's home. Haney Is accused of having sexual relations with his unmarried 15-year-old .stepdaughter, the mother of the infant. Prosecutor Edwin Dunaway said no charges would be tiled in connection with the death. There were conflicting versions ol how the child died last May 10, but Dunaway said notlung had been found to disprove the statement of Haney's nine-year-old son that ne *v~ cldentally fell on the infant. Clyde Johnson Is Now Facing More Charges MEMPHIS, July IS. (AP)—Clyde Milton Johnson, already sentenced to 50 years In prison, faces other charges which may add more than 30 years to hte term. Johnson was sentenced to X years here Wednesday on a charge of robbing a Memphis bank of $43,000 last February. He got ten years each on two charges of transporting stolen money acrass state lines, and received fines totaling 123,000. Thomas Costolow, assistant district attorney in Kansas City, Mo., said last night Johnson and his companion, John Eugene Anderson, are under indictment for the robbery of the Rockhlll Federal Savings and Loan Association of Kansas City. He said both would be tried at Kansas City. The maximum penalty is a 25-year sentence and a »5.000 fine. Johnson laces a five-year sentence and 45,000 fine for "walking out" of the "escape proof" Dade County jail at Miami, Fla., .shortly after Iw and Anderson were taken into custody for the Memphis hoid- up. Anderson entered a plea of guilty to the Memphis robbery, Johnson also faces a state trial for the holdup here. Attorney General John Heiskell has asked that ihe 30-year-old bandit be held in the Shelby County jail until the fall term of court. Man Fatally Wounded In Scuffle Over Gun MT. TRA, Ark., July 15_<jp,_A 45-year-old timber cutter was wounded fatally by a blast from a double barreled shotgun fired at close range here Wednesdav. The victim. Aimer Diggs. a veteran of World War II. died a few minutes after the shot tore through his right side. Sheriff Bill BlacV: said Diggs was shot by David Tackctt, 55. at the tatters home. Black said Tackett told him the two were scuffling over the gun and It went off. Neither of them knew it was loaded. Taokett related to the officer. The older man sent his I6-.vear- old son, L. D. Tackett, lo notify the sheriff. Prosecuting Attorney Julian Glover of Hot Springs is investigating. No arrests ir charge, has been made. Worst Flood in 18 Years Hits Rich Yangtze Valley NANKING. July 15—t/p)— The populous, rice rich Yangtze valley from the mouth or the river ")0 i miles Inland yesterday was under I water in its worst flood since 1031 Farm lands on both sides of the J huge river—In some places 40 miles ' wide—were submerged. Ttiere were no figures available here- on crop damage, the number of hornless and casualties. Officials enlng dikes to bother gathering eiiing dikes to gother agthermg statistics. The river was about 40 miles wide from WuHu. 65 miles southwest of Nankink. to Anking, 90 miles further southwest. The rice crop appeared a total loss in that area. Newest Thing in Train* ' Soon to Be exhibited CHICAGO, July II. <AP>—A streamliner with a "low look", the newest thing In the railroad Industry, will be on display at the Chicago railroad fair Saturday. Visitors will have » chance, to Inspect the "Talgo," the American Car and ^sundry Company's train that literally hugs the rails. The Talgo has a locomotive two feet lower than a standard diesel- electrlc. Its coaches are four feet lower than present day equipment. Interior space, say company officials .suffers no lose In the trans, formation. You don't need a porter's helping hand to step down off the Talgo. It's a single, easy step. Floors of the Talgo ave only 18 Inches above the head of the rail as compared with. SI Inches for standard railroad cars. Each Talgo coach Is supported by two wh*el* at Uw rear, the forward tod being carried by the unit ahead. All equipment for air condltlon- n* and brakes, which Is ordinarily slung under the car, Is carried in a 'Miss Arkansas Valley' Is Named at Festival CLARKSVILLE, Ark.. July 15. IAP)—Miss Patricia Moore, 17. of Alius. Ark., is this year's Miss Arkansas Valley. Miss Hoore, who represented Ozark, was selected here last nigli[ at the eighth annual Johnson Counly Peach Festival. Mi.«-s Ava Nellie Mitchell of Clarksvillc. previously chosen as Queen Elbert VIII, acted as hostess for the affair. An estimated 6.00Q spectators, including Governor McMath, attended. Pemiscot County Men Bound for Canal Zone Two Missouri men are scheduled la leave San Francisco. CafK., Saturday for B.ilboa. Canal Zone, aboard the heavy'cruiser USS Toledo. The men are E. D. Rainey senmnn apprentice. VSN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rainey nf Rt. I, Caruthcrsville; and Pfc Forrest E. Craxvlord, USMC, son o( Mr. and Mrs. Albert Reed of Rt. 3, Steele. Power Boats Enter Scott Water Carnival LITTLE ROCK. July 15. < AP) Power boats from four states have been entered in a water carnival to be held at Scott, Ark., Sunday. The carnival .sponsored by the Greater Little Rock Boat Club, will offer cash prizes totaling S650 to an entry of 100 posvercrafts from Arkansas. Louisiana. Mississippi, aim Tennessee. L.D. McCraw. state president of the organization said today. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Friday & Saturday 'GUN LAW JUSTICE' with Jimmy Wakely Cartoon & Serial SATURDAY' OWL SHOW at 11 p.i "NOCTURNE" with Georre Rift Also Cartoon Sunday & Monday SHOCK/ wit/ PUNCH.' , ,,„„ , Warner News & Short separate equipment unJt-wrwr* H Is more easily accessible. The low gravity de»i«n and all- Aluminum construction result in an overal weight reduction of IS per cent. ' The Talgo It me lint such trains being built By at its Wilmington, DtL, of Ihn* (he AC* for shippers CHARLES W. BAKER 221 Lynch Bldg. General Agent Phone 3182 FAMILY m SIZE !_r.\ OWI.T --'4 25* .. or .. .n cotH* I* 1 rnonlk* tuppli 35*. Cream NIX DEODORANT Rector Woman Killed In Accident in Illinois ; MOUND CITY, Til.. July 15- (AP) —Mrs. Ella Hailey, 89. of Rector, Ak.. was injured fatally early yesterday in an automobile crash six miles north of here on Illinois Rout* 37. Illinois Patrolman A R, Smothers quoted her son, Donald Hailey. as sayii:g he dozed at the wheel and the car crashed into an embankment on a curve and turned over, llniley was extricated ' from ihe car by a farmer. HLs wife .s»f- lered bvnise.-s and their nine year old .-son ua.s unhurt. Mrs. Ella Hailey died in an ambulance en route to a Cairo hospital. THE WHITEST WHITE SHOE POLISH ON EARTH / GRIFFIN ALLWITE FOR Alt. HWfTf SMOtS /ias tk Always use plenty of genuine, hard frozen ice. It has lhat "cold and moislnve combination" that il lakes to keep meats and vegetables country fresh and vitamin rich—good lo look at, delicious to eat, and fully nutritious. Why don't you try the ice method, the method that protects the garden- freshness of truils and vegetables for days in refrigerator cars between field and market. Ice can protect your foods too, mid at such a small cost. —A rk-Molce Co. Watch the Courier News Next Week for the First Announcement of Mead's GIGANTIC SALE A Sweeping Clearance That Wz// Include Nationally Famous Hart Schaffner & Marx Suits If It's for a Man MEAD'S Will Have Id Ill MAIN ITIII1

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