The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 20, 1949 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 20, 1949
Page 12
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PAGC TWELVB B!,YTHEVn,LE (ARK.) COtHlTER NEWS WEDNESDAY, 'APRIL 20, 1949 Peace Congress Ban Is Requested Senator Says U.S. Citizens Should Be Barred from Meeting WASHINGTON, April 20—</!>)— Senator Mundt (R-SD) said yesterday that U.S. citizens should bo Barred from going to such gatherings as the "World Peace Congress" in Pails this week. The Paris meeting has been branded by the House Un-Amod- c»n Activities Committee as a Communist-arranged affair, intended to line up Intellectuals—especially atomic scientists—behind a world plan for civil disobedience. Mundt, a member of tlmt committee until he left the House last year to run for the' Senate, told reporters he Is urging the committee to propose such a ban to State Department vlsr authorities. No committee members were available ''for comment. The committee baid In a special report made public yesterday that the "Ideologocal confusion" of meetings like the one in Paris can easily "pass over Into outright treason." The report quoted Fredrick Jollot- 'Curie—whom it identified as "the French Communist and atomic scientist who is In charge of arrangements for the Paris conference"—as saying American delegates would include Charles Chaplin. O John Hogee, Rockwell Kent. Louis Untermeycr, Howard Fast, .Jolvnnrs Steel. Artie Shaw, nud Rabbi J. X ^Cohen. The conference Is scheduled to open tomorrow and nm throw 1 Saturday. Modest Neighbor Woman Rescues 4-Year-Old Girl from 40-Foot Well DES MO'NES, April 20. </T)— A neighbor woman who modestly dl»- coimtcd her action yesterday laved he life of a four-year-old «lrl who fell into a 40-foot well. Mrs. B. C. Jamison, Ihe neighbor, kept the head of Settv Johnson above the water even alter the lojic holding the woman broke Both were then pulled out ol tne svell by firemen. The child was trapped an estimated 25 minutes "Betty was screaming hysterically and only her head remained above Die icy water when 1 reached her," Mrs. Jamison said 'i"he surface of the water was about 10 feet below the top ol the pump type well and there »•« an estimated 30 feet of water In the well, Mrs Jamison said. "If Betty hadn't been partly wedged between Hie well pipe and the side ol me slinfl she surely would have cone under before I got down there," Mrs. Jamison explained. The near-tragedy occurred while Betty, daughter ol Mr. and Mrs. Everett Johuson, and two neighbor children were at play. The well opening was so small that two men summoned to the scene could not get Into It. They could see Betty ten feet below. The child was screaming hysterically, All her body except her head was under water. At this moment Mrs. JumLson, who nad been washing, arrived. A rope was placed on her and she was lowered. "I told Betty to grab my leg and e culm," Mrs, Jamison said "Litlle as she was, she understood. Then Just as I reached down and grasped her wltii my hand the rope broke. I united myself, against the side of Uie well to keep from slipping Into the water. "H scejiicd Jikc an eternity but I suppose It was only a little while before they lowered another rope and pulled Betty out. Thou they pulled me out." Mrs. Jamison said she didn'l want to tuik about her part in the incident. "It wa.s only what anyone would have clone," she said. "Besides, got olr N put- eve/ o set busy and get the mud clothes." rwcglan shipbuilders are again (.• figureheads on (heir ships, lumgh the ships are now driv- Window Cleaner Killed In Eight-Story Fall MEMPHIS, April 50. (/I'J—R. H, Braclejneyer, 55, head or a Memphis window-denning firm, was killed yesterday when he fell eight stories from a ledge on a downtown office building. He had moved to Memphis 30 years ago from Lambcrvllle, Ark. Read Courier News Wunt Ads BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH Phone 3151 en y engines. Boy, Unhurt When Train Runs Over Him, Breaks Arm in Fall Oft Trestle WINNEMUCCA. Nev., April 20.— (/P)—A train ran over him and he wasn't hurt. But 13-year-old Billy Marrs broke his arm when he fell off the railroad trustlc after the train had passed. The youngster was playing with other boys near a railroad trestle on the Western Pacific mainline tracks a mile and a half east ot Wlnncmucca. With a tram approaching, Billy's dog ran out on the trestle. Billy dashed after his pet. He reached the dog, picked her up. then stumbled. But Billy remembered what his father, Railroadman William T Marrs, once had told him. Holding Queenle firmly, Billy flattened him- nelf between the rails and shut hi: eyes. A Diesel locomotive and 1!' freight cars passed over him. - Then Billy fell off the tresllr and broke his arm. taster Bunny Replaces Stork in Oregon Home LA GRANDE.'Ore, April 20. </P) —Around the home of J. Robert Cash no one believes that old saw about the stork bringing babies It's the Easter Bunny. The Cashes have three children •—aach born on Easier. Th« first, a son, came Easter Bunciay. April 9. 1044. A. daughter arrived Easter Sun day. April 6, 1047. The third, a son, was born lasi Sunday. Paris Police Seek Thief Who Stole Circus Lion PARTS. April 20 WV-Park polic attempted to track down ycsterda a cagey thief who may have bittei off more than he can chew. Ollicers said someone broke int a local circus this morning am stole a lion. WHEN MINUTES COUNT The prompt and efficient service ol Owens Pharma cists solves the prohiem Ever? prescription rilled with meticulous care Free delivery service. 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