The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 19, 1949 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 19, 1949
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PAGE SIX BLTTHEVILLB (ARKJ COURIER NEWS TUESDAY. TOLY 19, 19« Telephone Rate Hearing Begins Kansas Commission To Act on Fourth Petition for Increase TOPEKA, Kas., July 19. <AP> — The Kansas Cor|H>r;uirm Connnis- Ision yesterday began hearing Southwestern Bell Telephone Company's application for a ne\v Kansas rale hike of $3,460.000 annually. This increase ivotild be in addition to a temporary S3.4fiO.000 hike granted by the commission January. It i.s the fourth application filed by southwestern Bell for Kansas rale Increases since the end of World War II. The replication, filed in September. !947. sought a hike of three and one third million dollars annually. It was dismissed by tlif commission on the grounds Southwestern Fiell did not cninply wilt) a .state statute relative to the Ilir- nishing of detailed information on costs The phone company's appeal of this rfisiiu.^al sti'.i i-s pending in Shawnee County District Court. A reqize.-t ty Snitthwe-te] n F for a supplemental increase oE 51,503.000 a year has never been aciccl ujxin. Tlic application for Ir.ntpotiiry rates, sranied by the coinmis>ion las l January, provides for collection of the increase under telephone company bond for return to .phone users in event the application for a permanent increase is finally dLsaHavved. ntended Suicide Victim 'hanges Mind; Decides 'o Swim Rather than Sink UTTI.B HOCK, July 19. Wi— >oltce -said the man apparently lad intended to commit suicide but Iccided to swim Instead of sinking. Anyway, after Frank Vandcver, bout 55, of North Little Hock ook off his hat. tied a handker- hief over his mouth and plunged roin the main street bridge Into he Arkansas River, he began yell- ng for help. Police threw him a o|ie to help him stay atop the valer and tlien picked him up in motor boat. EAST AND WEST MEET—This German beer garden is smack on Ihe border of the French sector of Berlin and the Russian In fact, the boundary runs right IhrouRh the place, which moans both ost geld (east money) and west geld (west money) can be used. With six Soviet-backed marks going for one Wcstmaik, patrons usually sit on the Kussian side, like this family, and pay for their food and drink in Kastmarks, Illinois Woman Killed; Sweetheart is Injured MOBERLY. Mo.. July 19. 'API — Miss Florence Clark, 49, of Warsaw, III., was killed and three persons were Injuied in an automobile, accident south nf here yesterday. Injured in the accident were Harry John Miller. 34. KeoMi, ladriver: Miss Etta Beghtol, 20, Quiney, 31!.; and Walter O'Bleness. 47. also of Kcokuk. Their injuries were not considered serious. Highway patrolmen said the car In which "the parly was riding went out of control, left the highway and ptuo^ed through a duch and fence before coming to a stop. Miss Clark and O' were engaged to be married. Short-Sighted Man Loses Way While Swimming; Is Rescued 12 Hours Later BARWIN, Australia. July 10. AC) F.'dward Arnold, 54. is a little short-sighted but he loves to swim. He went lor a dip In Darwin Harbor last night and a swift tide carried him out to sea. His glasses were on the beach and lie couldn't tell which way it was to shore So he paddled around for 12 hours, until a police launch picked him up tills morning. Five Czechs Hanged On Conspiracy Charges PRAGUE. July 19. fAP)—Five Oaechs condemned for an alleged plot to overthrow the government were hanged yesterday at Pankrac Prison, it was officially announced. The men were condemned June 9 after K secret triai on cVvarKCs that they plotted to replace the Communist-dominated government with military dictatorship to be headed by Gen. Alois Liska. war-time tank troop commander. Danish Court Commutes Sentences of Nor/ Officers COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Jul. 19. iAPi—An appeals court yester riay commuted to live years im pliyniminl (lie death sentenc previously imposed on Dr. Wcrlie Best, wartime Nazi gaulcitcr fo i DeJiruaik. I The court also commuted 111 dCKlh seiitt'iice af the Nazi gesturK chief f'»r Denmark, Otto Sovcn I ftiaiifvv '.<> i'.tP impflsonment. Best, hi^h coinntLs-sioncr for titL ncicli <n Denmark from I9« to 9<5. was sentenced last October ie v;as accused of havinss taken he Initiative in mass de|X>rtation of Danish Jews, Klon's Secrecy Clause May Go To Highest Court BIRMINGHAM. Ala., July 19- y—Can Ihe Kti Klux Klan closk Its records In secrecy, or can a grand Jury force the hooded older to open lt$ books? This question may go to the United States Supreme Court ror an answer. The directors of the Federated Ku Klux Klun, Inc., in Alabama has refused twice to reveal Klan .secrets to a grand Jury. Circuit Judge Robert . T . Wheeler Jailed the Klan chieftain. William Hugh Morris, and ordered him kept behind bars until he makes the records available. Attorney Hugh Locke appealed to the A1>b*mt Supreme Court, but the tribunal refused to review his client's contempt citation, Loclte said yesterday he will ask (he Alabama Supreme Court for > rehearing and If that is denied will appeal to the UJ5, Supreme Court. Morris contends Ihe Klan Is * law-abiding organization and Us secret 5 are nobody elses business. A wave of mob violence by masked men swept the Birmingham area recently. A grand jury Investigated and returned 44 Indictments »- nalnst 11 persons. The charges ranged from (logging while masked to first degree burglary. Franklin Started 11 The dead-letter office of the United States post office dates back Uj a service begun by Brtijaniln Franklin, then postmaster general of the American colonies. Woman's Death Is Investigated; Husband is Held TULSA. Okla., July 1»—W>>— County officers yesterday Jailed a 32-year-old deaf mute who they said related he backed out of a suicide pact with his wife after watching her kill herself. Sheriff's deputies said lie was Samuel Blllups The body of hi? wife, also a deaf mute, was roun In a field near their home. It U over a shotgun. Chle/ Criminal Deputy Brui Lovelace and Deputy G. W. Elber said because of the position of th bodv and the Run they were n«' satisfied with Hlltups' story. He wa jailed pending further investigation The Billupser md their Iwr children lived with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sims Bllltips. The elder t Mrs. BUlups told officers her son j led her arid two sisters to where '. his wife lay in the field after ; revealing the alleged suicide pact. ? The officers said the shooting i WHS believed to have occurred at i least two hours before Blllups not- : ; iilcd his mother his wife was miss- '• ing. Roman soldiers had weapons and armor o[ iron and steel. 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