The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 21, 1949 · Page 2
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April 21, 1949

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

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PAOB TWO BLYTHEVTIXE 'ARK.) COURIKR NEWS THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 1949 Suspect in Polk Killing Gets Life Greek Ex-Communist Sentenced for Part In Newsman's Death By L. S. ChukulM SALONIKA, Oiccce, Ai>rll21- W) —Gregory Staktopoulos, a Greek newspaperman nnd former Communist, was sentenced to life Imprisonment today for complicity In the murder last May of George Polk, American correspondent for tlie Columbia Broadcasting System. •Staktopoulos' 08-5'car-old mother, Anna, was acquitted on the same charge, as requr.'ect by the prosecution. The prosecullon had r-Jced a sentence of only 10 to 20 years for Staktopoulos, who admitted In court that he was with Polk on the night of his death. He contended he was an Innocent dupe of the Communists. Adam Mouzenidcs, the man the prosecution said fired (he gim whEch killed Polk, got a death sentence, as did his accused helper, Evangelos Vasvanas. Neither Mouzenldes nor Vasvanas, who are Communists, have been apprehended and both were tried In absentia. Polk, correspondent for the Columbia Broadcasting System In the United States, was found shot in Salonika Bay last May after telling irleods he was on his way to interview Markos Vnflades, then the leader of Greece's Communist r«cr- rlllas. Staklopoulos, ft former Commun- Sst, admitted at the trial he was with Polk the night of his donth, but contended Polk was killed In a boat in the bay, after he consented to be blindfolded and bound part of his effort to get through lo Vafiades. Heads Beta Clubs Arkansas Forest : ires Apparently Under Control ••;. B. Gee, Jr. Delegntes attending Hie annua meeting in Little Rock ot the Stall Beta club elected E. B. Gee, Jr. of Blythevillc as president ot the Arkansas club groups. He succeed ed another Blytheville youti,, R. C All™. B. B. Gee, Jr., Is a Junior ln Blytheville High School, and youn; Allen is a senior. fordyce Senator Heads State Legislative Council LITTLE ROCK, April 21. M')— Senator Weems Trussell of Pordyce is chairman of the Arkansas Legislative Council. Hep. DeWitt Poe of McGehce Is vice chairman. The two were elected ycsterclny at an organization meeting of the council, recreated by the 1949 I islatute with members limited to legislators. The group decided to alterna the chairmanship between the tw houses every two years. Earthquake in Chile Kills 57, /n/ures 750 SANTIAGO. Chile. Al>rll 21. M —The earthquake which rocke Hith centra) Chile Tuesday nigh illecl 57 persons and Injured 150 The Ministry of the Interior sal 5 of those killed were prisoners t jsiils at Trnigucn and Anpo Those two towns, nbou' 350 mile onlh of Santiago, were the cente f ihe quake. Property di\mage was estimate o nin Into the thousands of dollar Tills earthquake wns the mo evei'C in Chile since the fcrcnt nster o[ 10SO when 2,500 pcrsor died at Chilian. LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. April 20. (Ft —Forest fires which have ravaged liousands of acres of North Arkan._ tlmberland tor » week «pp*r- ntly were under control today. State forestry personnel reported esterdsy afternoon that all but 17 mull blaies had been extinguished. R. M. Henry, forest fire control fflcer, had ex-peeled to hear from h« men ilrecting the fire tighten gain last night. When he didn't, he took It as a ood sign. "Maybe, they were able to quit nd get some sleep," lie said. llytheville Kiwanians iear Famous Violinist Members of the Blytheville Kiw- nim Club were entertained at their veekly meeting yesterday noon In totei Noble by David riublnoff and its violin. David Va7.quc7., Mr. Rubtnoff's accompanist, also appeared on the iroRram. Out-of-town RuesUi Included A. E. Cald'.Vfll. M. R. Griffin and R. B. Crawford, all M Dell ;L. K. Har- warp. Harry Pauhis and Johnny White, al! ol Osceola; and Jim EdmoricLson of Hrownwood, Texas, field reposcntative of Kiwanis International Guests from Blytheville Included J. I, We.Ubrook. Max B Harrison. Jack ChambUn. Alvin Huffman, W. L. T.imkc, J. M. Wilson. Al AlstH- pnk. nnmet Joplln and Judge Zal B. Harrison. Short River Idaho's Malad river IE one of the short/Ml In the world, being only three miles long. Water springs out of the surrounding cliffs to the river and, at the end of the three- mile flow, the Malad joins the Snake river between Bliss and Hagerman. In ancient Rome every freeman wa« permitted to wear an iron ring. HOMCK Notice li hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas for permit to sell and dispense beer at retail on the premises described as S. Hlway 61 Blytheville, Mississippi County. The undersigned states that he Is a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he has never been convicted of a felony or other crime Involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked within five years last past; and that the undersigned has never been convicted of violating the laws of th state, or any other state, relative to the sale of alcoholic liquors Application Is for permit to be issued for operation beginning the 1st day of July, 104u, and to expire on the 30 day of June. 1050. R. A. Manning, Applicant Subscribed and sworn to befon me this 20 day of April, 1040. Mrs. Marshall Btackard, <SRAL> Notary Public My Commission expires: 3-0-53. inderslgned has Men revoked wlth- (i Jive years last past; and that h« undersigned has never been onvictcd or violating the laws of his state, or any other state, rela- Ive to the sale of alcoholic liquors. Application Is for permit to be ssued for operation beginning on the 1 day of July, 1949, and to expire on the 30 day of June, 195D. Thomas Y. Chtu, Applicant. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 20" day of April, 1949. Elizabeth Mason, SEAL* ' Notary Public. My Commission expires: 4-28-50. moral character, that he has never been convicted of a felony or other crime Involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked wlth- flvc years last past; and that the undersigned haa never been NOTICE Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas for permit to sell and dispense beer at retail on the premises described as Blytheville Air Base, Blytheville, Mississippi County. The undersigned states that he i Is a citizen of Arkansas, of good convicted of violating the laws of this state, or any other state, relative to the sale of alcoholic liquors Application is for ,!ermlt to be Issued for operation beginning on tin 1 day of July, 1949, and to expire on the 30 day of June, 1950 Lonnle Boydston, Applicant. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 20 day of April, 1949. Mrs. Marshall Blackard, (SEAL) Notary Public. My Commission expires; 3-9-53. "Old at 40,50,60?" — Man, You're Crazy met your »g*' TTIO pe|ip»ni»p" with On riQilonn ftcLloif ilii« i »Mrh rjiany _infn »i •X At all drug stores everywhere. — In Blytheville, at Kirliy & Woods Drill arc Charles W. Burnett, Batesville, first vice president; Rev. Fred W Harrison, Camden, second vice president; Paul Farts of the Hendrii faculty, secretary, and E. W. MSrtin, Hendrlx finance officer, treasurer. NOTICB Notice is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas for permit to sell nnd dispense beer at retail on the premises dscribcd as 1700 Harmon St., Blytheville. Mississippi County The undersigned states that he Is a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he lias never b«en convicted of a felony or other crime Involving moral turpitude; that no license to sen beer by the M. & A. Receivers Ask To B* 'Discharged HARBISON, Ark., April 21. (/TV- Receivers of the abandoned Mis eourl and Arkansas Railroad ha\ asked Federal Judge John E. Miller •t Port'Smith to discharge them. If the ordet ,ls granted, entire control of lhe*dsig-ldlc line would revert to fh'e owners. The receivers are W. S. Walker and C. C. Alexander of Harrison, Ark., and 1. B. Lambert of Helena, Ark. Princess Elizabeth Has 23rd Birthday \ LONDON. April 21. M*>—Princess Elizabeth is 23 today. [ The heiress presumptive to tlie . British throne celebrales by lunching at Buckingham Palace with the prime ministers of the British dominion she may one day rule. They am in London for a commonwealth conference. The princess Is spending the afternoon with her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, answering letters of congratulation. Tonight there Is » roval birthday party. Princess Elizabeth's infant son. Prince Charlei. was left at her country home for th« day. A. B. Raney Re-Elected Head of Hendrlx Board CONWAY, Ark. April 21— Ml— Alton K. Rnncy of Little Rock, has been re-elected as president of Hen- drlx College Board of Trustees. Other officers named Tuesday CATERPILLAR DIESEL ENGINES 35fo 500 H. P. for Rice Pumps-Cotton Gins-Sawmills J. A. Riggs TRACTOR COMPANY Little Rock - Fort Smith West Memphis - McGehce DON'T How About Your Brakes? 33,500 Killed— 1.150.000 Injur«d Lail ten by Sulo Accident!. Defecliv* brakti *rr l^* chief C*uS* o' highway *codenli And, hrakt tro^bl* ccxn«i on wtlhcut \»irrung. 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