The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 16, 1947 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 16, 1947
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•PAGE TWO fomb Discovered n London House Scotland Yard Men Link Incident With Palestine Reprisals IfitONDON. April 1C, (UP) — A (Jpwerful time bomb was found to- qay In Dover House, Colonial office adjunct In (lie heart .of the Whitehall government ar ea, thwarting .a ^abblage attempt dc- qctibed by Scotland Yard as a "ter- ri>r reprisal" for the hanging of 6ov Grniier, 8 The bomb, marie of 2-! to 27 picks of gelignite, was found by a> in :i women's lavatory) g>IHcia!s suirt It was powerful e;iouf?h. io have "blown llie roof Off" Dover House and damaged ; iteiijhboriiia buildings nlong Whlle- I frail. ?; Scotland ynrd offief-rs )v ere qiiol- c<J as saying 'they were convinced pint planting or the bomb was a deliberate attempt on the Colonial Vlfice in direct reprisal lor evceu- jpn of Grimer, Jewish underground member in Palestine. e'The yard opened a search for a ^'eil dressed woman' 'who called jt Dover House yesterday. They fclievcd she miijht have cached Hie bumb during a call to inquiic $T>out exports to Palestine. Many Kalestinians were uiulersto 1 :* lo "all each day at tin? marketing di- Ision in Dover House. -Mrs. Elizabeth Hail, one of eight vomen in Dover House, went n ]nva!orv jibout 6:30 on T customary cleaning round, "I s^w n Inr"" pnrcel wrfiimcd In fitewspapers witii no string," she dialed. "As I picked up the package, it fell apart, .i.nd 1 saw a Black battery and a large watch dangling from the battery. £"I realized it was n bomb be- (fcause I have seen these'sort of tilings in the movies, 1 knew it was tffmgerotis ami riishcd it to the .yilierintemlonl, who immediately phoned Downing Street. ^•Thc gelignite slicks were bound mlh red laj;e. The bomb was on ijie main floor of Dover House, jfcout 100 yards from Hie main Co- Iflninl'office building. It was nn- dprstood to have been set to go off &l I, the start of the lunch fibnr. ^Dover House is a three-mliuilo ^a\k from vriine Minister clement Attlec's official residence at 10 Downing Street and a short distance from Scotland Yard. Security precautions were" increased nl°ng ^hllehsll.,-Elaborate security fneas- ijres have been enforced in the Colonial 6fficc,;for several weeks. BLYTHEyn.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Widespread Devastation Wrought by Tornado WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 1947 Cue hundred filly persons were injured nnd a7 are known ( i<. : i,i ,,i iii|. K ins. Text's, after a tornado [own. 'fins'aerial view of (lie buslnvss dislricl dearly shows lurgc-sc a[< devuslntion which resulted. Mayor Urges Observance of Insurance Week Mayor K. R. Jackson today is- siicd a proclamation declining this week National Service ntc Icifrur- nncc week and pointing out the \ economic atlf.-iiitai;c 3 of tnainle- nance by veterans of this ly;>e cl' Insurance. I 'I'he mayor's proclamation fol- I lows: 1 "Whereas every veteran is con- I corned w'lth a more .secure financial , future lor himself and hi; dcpcnrt- j ents, and where,*). 1 ; ibe oon:-ori> of niylhcvillc veterans is tlie concern of all the people or i|ir> City, now therefore I proclaim Nation..! :Vf- vici! T,Sfe fnsurancc Week lo bo , observe^ by the people of Hlythc- ' vlllc from April 13 to April 1 ( J. | 1!H7, inclusive. The inslitutlcn of ] insurance hail made great contrl- j bulions to the entire community's j well beln;; by providinp for the fu- j lure needs til earners mid 'heir dependents. National Service life- insurance, which wns made av:yl- able to men and women who served \ In World war It, is the finest life insurance nvaihWe today. Only veterans of World War II have the privilege of carrying this insurance. '•nil 1 :nr; "si'i-nr.; Service Life o Week I call pavlicni'Vrlv on business, insurance and civic kudos if Blylhcville to make the adv:uit:v'c; of r . '"" :<:-.' I 'fe Invii'-nticr l(, :i!l vet- etf-is of world War II, and cspc- c-iiil'y trj those '.vlio may liave ]ier- mltted their insurance coverage lo lapse. Maintenance of National Service Life Insurance by those en- tiller lo carry It wilt lie of great advantage to the welfare of all people of Hlylheville for many years to come." battery charge after he punched another patron of a restaurant for playing a Juke box that jiiFa didn't like. Bomb Found in London LONDON. Aurll 10. (UP)—A hand made tomb filled with sticks of explosives attached to a time fuse wu.s found in Hie basement of Dover Jiuuse, part of the Colonial ol- Ik-c, early today. The bomb \va s taken to iwlici headquarter.} for examination by police and home olJice experts. cliin^ Criticism , Pa. (Ul'i—Joseph Pina- wound up in jail on an assault anil THE S*~\ Jjainty COOKING FAT Jto Wonderful! ppeO Ihrou-li tli NEA. Tt-lephoi,,.) Elderly Woman's Body Found In Junk-Littered Apartment . IXIUISVILIE. Ky., lApril IB. (UP! —'An nged 'U-innnn found dead in her 'junk-littered live-room ai>:irt- ment apparejiily died as she al- lempted to icacli u briefcase oi money under her b?d, it was reported today. Deputy Coroner Joseph Heck said the 'woinaii died Wednesday night, . or early Thursday of heart trouble. Police fonnd her 'body Monday night alter a tenant in th ( . lirsc floor apartment notified inlico she had not been seen for several days. H'he woman 'lived alone in I!IL ¥ second-floor apartment of the house she owned. The recluse was Identified as Agnes Richtcr, about 85. u forme ju " I FELIX A: CARNEY .• Dominion Anloniatic ; Electric Irons I | 1 Yr. Guarantee =• Complete Line : of EJ^ctrical and ? Haltery Radios , • |O Expert Radio i-. Repairs '' '" ;• ^Vc Pick Up and Deliver 3518 Phone 2407 jently unused; a modern lloor-ly:)e eleclric fun; two radioes, several clocks and other electric funs. Old new.'<p:ipeis. ntrtgaxine.s and r<-;-ei|its daUug ijiu-k \u 1UCO wcvo uiuiut Ui the rooms. Police find fleck answered tho call of William K. Tulley. who had rented the first floor, apartment from '.Miss 'Rinhler for two years. Police climbed throut!h the trun- SOID c, r her Jutked (iuor und louiifl her body. The UKed woinnn never allowed anyone in her 'rooms. Tully said she received delivery bnys and her row callers ut the top of the stairs, •but always kept, the door closed behind her. she ordered grocer needs over the Profossor Finds Better Way fo Get His Pupils Intvrosted in Geography CCN'WAY, All:.. April 1C. (UPl — Thcie^ will be no dull lectures in .'.tulfy classiooius for yco classes dininn thu second semester lhi s .Mimmer at Arkansas Slnlc Teachers College. , Instead, n v;voui> of 2j geography pupils will lake bus trips, louring IntcresthH! pints of the U. S. in 2-1 clays. 'I'liu 1 , is the plan of Dr. II. L. uMinton. head of I he .school's department of Geography. ] 'I lit; lour wil! wind thronyh the '/\yiies tticiiier, M.OOUL oa. a 101'niCl " *^.. 'ojn. VJI\JLII:II ^luiu.iv^ juvenile court probation officer and u "d other iiiciit'er needs over the until recently « public .stcnoara- tc-lephone. Tully said, pher at, local hotels. iBei-l: said Ho '" °" p ''ooin, -Deck said he found adtteu the position oS her body a " old-fashioned phonoBiaph. with litirJrr Mm t1\fifl litHiftle^ft <--)i« rit* i^- _1L — I i under the 'bed Indicated she attempting to reach n briefcase containing mere than $600 In cosli. iBock said -he also found moiiey and stocks tucked away in corners, and crevices. Beck said Miss Ritr.hter' nn'prir- ently lived in the I'oedroom and the tnthroom, where she did her vjp- ing. IA small Inale with her typewriter ,'snt :it the foot of (tie tub. mid "she must have used the lu)> for a filing cabinet," he added. The cluttered rooms contained new electrio refrigerator, appar- would undoubtedly have wrecked the whole building," Uie spokesman said. He said it contained n number of slicks of yeligniie bin re- j fused I 0 disc-lose «hen it had been set to [xo off. Oificiuls said it was the first known attempt against any public building in Ixmdon since the war. B S. LEMONS, Furniiore I - -•n^ SKt: H's lovely 1 And so easy lo Uoep clean. * HE: Built to iasl, too. Saves you monoy. j. YaurKiichen...a room lo bo proud,of | -~ when it's furnished lulfh ! Lloyd Chreme Brighten your life and your kitchen wilh lliio sturdy {umilure. Soliaiy built and cliromo- plated lor years o( satislactory service. Chairs covered in colorlul washable tealherette. Come in and make your selection now. rr for table and lour chair* »hown. Table has durablo porcelain lop and wide, cotwenionl leaves. 69.75 ' rome 5-Pjece Suites $49.50 -$59.50 JIIETIA8 mm lEenls first-hand flour milling. Dr. Minton said (haI three would lie devntcd to YeHcw.stoii.- National t'.irk, and that liis rla.-,s would also spend some time in Santa PC, N. M., and Pocatclln Idaho. Ami Stop Docini; Your Stomach With Soda and Alkulizers non'U^peot I., , ;t [ real n .||,,f f p , «».l;i iiii,l clhiT' if th,- ttiiii raust'lS thl* rasf-. yo.JT r.-. , = .-U at Jill. Hut i, r.,bl)', 0 »jf yuiir(,pyj 13 (li^.^t-xl. A lid lum. part xtla Llgckwl I uu a may Tail t., properly. ,nl f l>r rral rdk-f CITY CAB CHAS. S. LEMONS FURNITURE CO. .southern i-dae o f the (Winter wheat. I belt, the Kyrlni; wheat section «ncl i he Ir.ivn turn belt. -Bfinlder Dam will provide a .study ut irrigation j'rojecls. Iruit raising scrved in tile stra.vberry country around Salt J,akc Cily, Utah; nn:l Milinea():>lis, DCS Moines and Kansas City. Mo., will giye the slu- 11 record on it. /fully idenlitied the voice, as Ihat of Miss Richter. She was singing u hymn. BIGELOW CARPETS AND ROOM.SIZE RUGS PI€TUR!i OF CONTENT It's Sunday-morning and you can almost hear the crackle of llic newspaper in lliis picluro. Two people very contented with each oilier . , . and willi llieir companion, Gainsboroiigli chairs. At liomc in every room in llie house, the Gainsborough by Tomlinsoii makes your dream plan successful from Uie starl. And nbt just by chance is it named after one of llie grealesl of porn-ail painters. Tlie Gainsborougli ii a portrait chair. Ils lovely curved lines make you a picture, loo. We would like lo show ii [o you, in several styles of coverings, each with a charm of its own. Charles S. Lemons, FurniJure Home Furnishings Moderately Priced One of many beautiful BROADLOOH door coverings in our collection of fine carpets. Come in and see our new stock made by the famous C::-?LOW WEAVERS. You'll be surprised and delighted. Priced lo your budget. 59 50 to 94.50 We arc unable lo offer room size ruf/s fil (his lime, Inti ire have the from Kir/elow that tiicy will be able to supply them later in the year. urniture Home Furnishinffs, Modcstlu Priced

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