The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 27, 1949 · Page 3
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April 27, 1949

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 1949 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PACK THREB , Heads of Small Papers Confer Speciol Session Called at National Convention of ANPA NEW YORK, April 27. (tl'i—Bxe- cutives of America's smallest dailies were called into special session for the first time yesterday by the American Newspaper Publishers Association, opening its card annual convention. A.N.P.A. President David w. Howe was introductory speaker for the new session, devoted to those A.N.P.A. newspapers of less than 10,000 circulation, sharing (lie fir.st day of the three-day program was a separate session for papers of 10.000 to 50.000 circulation, vice President Edwin S. fYlendly, general manager of the New York Sun, was this group's introductory speaker. In previous years, all newspapers of up to 50.000 circnlalion met together in a single session. Both sessions were called in the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Tlie chairman were newspaper general managers Arthur P. Irving < — -„ of the alms Palls e.'.Y.> Post-Klnr | whether he ever met Nelson but did and Times, for the smallest-circulation group, and Joe N. BuntinR of the Bloomington c 111.) Panlaqraph. for (he 10.000-to-50.000 bracket. Howe, business manager of Ihc Burlington <VL> Free Press, said prepared talk (hat tile csperi- Spy Suspect Is Confronted By Scientists WASHINGTON, April 27 </T|—A Coniti unLsl accused of being a spy and two atomic scientists confronted each other yesterday but Con- I4ii'.ssional investigators apparently Jtnlfd to establish a link between their,. And the Identity of the mysterious "Scientist X" remained a secret a-s in:- House of Un-American Activities Committee due deeper into a search for atomic espionage. Tlie committee spent mast of il-s closed-door session questioning Giovanni Itesl Lomitz. a professor at Ki.sk University in Nashville. Then it brought Iximitz face to face with Sieve Nelson. Communist Parl\ leader i'. has accused of \vartim atomic spying on the west coast. Chahimni Wood (D-Ga) told reporters each refused to say whether tie knew Ilie other on grounds the answer might incriminate him Committee members said Nelson also .stood or, his constitutional rights not to Fiisiver a question wheUic he tnnv Joseph Wrinberc. Univcr sily o' Minnesota professor. They said WeinberR "wasn't sure not think so." A third scientist on the witness list was David Bohin of Princeton, but the committee never got around to him. The three and Nelson were told to come back May 11. New Ambassador l);wJd K. K. Drnco, above, of Virginia, chief of the KG A mission to France, has been'appoint- ed by ('resident Truman to sue- cet-<l Jetfcrsoh Cattery ;is U. S, amb;is&idor to Frnnuc. Cattery is returning to this country to liwutt n new assignment at a Inter chito Churchill Wants British Carriers In China Waters LONDON, April 27. W)—Winston Churchill ..uglily lold the government yesterday It OIIK!• „ |o have ilrcrnft cnrrlr o In Clint* waters for "effective power of retaliation" ipainst Chinese Coi.uimnlstj who attacked 'rltisli warships. "Tills Js nol « matter of warfare," Prime Minister Attlce rep led In the House of Commons, "there Is no .suggestion of .milling an attack nnywherc ut all." Churchill culled the shelling of British warships on the v,mglzo an "atrocious ou'.i.gc" and accused the government of "throwing the whole biirdfj" of rcsiwnslljllity on naval commanders In China, Tlie sloop Amethyst was disabled by Communist artillery lire lust Wednesday while en route uprlvei with supplies for Ilie British Embassy at Nanking. Other ships which went to her aid were henvlry shelled and turned back. Attlce gave official casualty flBurcs as 42 dead, 53 wounded, and 12 missing. Skeptical Reporter Failt To Find Jails Full Of Political Prisoners FOIIT SMITH, Ark., April 27. </i'j —Novelist HtWRid 1'ast's chaises that U. S. Jails nro full of political prisoners made (he Fort Smith "rimes Record's o. C. Brown suspicious. He decided to lake a close look at tile city and county jails. A work crew of prisoners were ready to leave Ihc city jail when Brown sidled up. "Are you a political prisoner?" he asked one. The prisoner stared blankly. Not all the prisoners \vcrc so in- articulate. "If I was I'd h* out, Uud," one snapped, "i got my poll lax." At the county Jail Urown was more direct. "Clot any political prisoners. Uncle Jim?" lie Inqiihed of Sebastian County Jailcv Jim liiu'well. And he got it more direct answer, "t'll have you know there's nobody here but us Democrats, you young whipper-snapper," wus the reply. JJment with the undcr-10.000 circulation group was inspired by 18 years' success with previous sessions of all up to 50,000 circulation. Smaller papers' sessions. Howe said, "are now classes as among tile most successful of any part of our program." attracting even the publishers of bis metropolitan dailies. "Most of us smaller dailies lack- spare equipment." he said. "Our operation tends to be tight. The chance for substitution in mechanical breakdown or in a fire is rare ADAMS APPLIANCE CO. Boy, 14, Is Acquitted Of Killing Youth, 7 CHICAGO April 21— lift— Fourteen-year old Howard Lang was acquitted yesterday of murdering seven-year old playmate. The ruliuR was made by Judge John A. Sbargaro of criminal court who heard the case without a jury. Lange was accused of killing Lon- nic Felliek in a woods west of Chicago on Oct. 18, 1947. during quarrel. The child was knifed and bludgeoned with a chunk of concrete. This was Lang's second trial. An earlier conviction and 22-year sentence was reversed by the Illinois Supreme Court on the ground that the defendant, L2 at the time of Seed Saving Program Planned for Arkansas -.I'lTl.E ROCK, April 27 M'j— A ttc-iVKu. .seed saving program wa.s planned by the Arkansas USDA Council hero yesterday. An o'ojf-cltvc of the program will be Ui have ample .seed produced and stoii".! lor planting winter legumes. All state and federal nKricuHurnt a^L'ncie:' in Arkansas will cooperate in the program, it was announced. Russian Zone Limits Western Correspondents HKHUN — !/!>)_ West Berlin am] West German correspondents will no longer be invited to cover events of a "purely Russian xonc nature,' according to officials of tile zone's German administration. Tlie officials said this was to counter Ihc alleged prejudicing o Russian zone correspondents in the West. in our small cities." Smaller newspapers, Howe said, therefore "are dependent upon ingenuity, preparedness, upon each other." The A.N.P.A. president said It is not widely known that "half of our members are under 25,000 In circulation." the slaying, was too young to understand the crime with which he was charged ami [lie meaning of , Uiiilly pica. In o nine-page decision. Jndgi Sbarbaro ruled the state had fal!c( to overcome the legal presumptioi that Lniifi did not know the dif ference between right and wrong. KiyliiK fish, accordlnfi to the Eu- cyciopeclla Hritannlca, probably move thioiiKh Ihc air to escape capture by oilier llsh. soinrltme.s sailing over the \vnter «s for ;i,5 MO ya'd:;. Bullet Drops from Man's Head after 43 Years DAKKKSVll.LE, N. C., April 28— </!'>—Thomas Hurleson, 06, of nenrby Clarrlssii, today exhibited a bullet which ho said dropped out after icinalnlna In his head 42 years. IMirlesou nuld he was shot 111 Min Jaw In 1000 and that the bullet was deflected upward MnouKli the roof of his mouth, and lodged beneath an eye. He sulrl the wound lienled wild out the bullet being removed, llecenlly, ho continued, the pellet dropped into the back of his mouth through an nnsal pll.SS»«(!. Hurleson said (he .3B caliber bul- Claims Policy Explained By VA Medical Officer W!rr.-.nr were reminded Ihl.s week Inn Ilie Veterans ArmhiLstratlon innnol pav lor out-patient medical realmr-n, by private physicians un. ess the injury or illness i s service- connected, and Ilicn only If prior llitllorlMtion is obtained from the VA. V William C. Broartliead. chicl nedical officer for the VA In Arkansas, reported in Little Hock I lint iiniiv I'derniw are receiving .such care wttlioti) proiwr authorization In the mistaken belief that the VA will pay the bill. He advised veterans ciiher to contact Die VA perU: or imvc thctr doctors get •\uthor!?,ation from the chief medical officer of the nearest VA regional office before beginning treatment. Any reque.tl, for authorization should include the veteran's claim number and the nature of the disability for which treatment is needed. In cases of emergency treatment for service-connected disabilities, prior authorization ts not required, but the treatment must, be reported withi.'i 15 days to as/sure payment by the government. First Movie Thf»t<T Tlie Klectric (heater, Los Angeles, Calif., was the first motion picture theater to be opened. Opening was April 2. 1902, the Admission was 10 cents, and the show lasted one hour. Eft R. U. Aware Contest ENDS TODAY So clip out the last cartoon in today's paper, complete your scrapbook, and bring or send it to Deal's Paint Store. Remember, the scrapbook judged best according to artistic preparation, originality, and neatness wins first prize of $20, second prize is $10, third . . . $5, and there will be 70 additional prizes of two movie tickets to each of the next 10 winners. Decisions of the judges will be final. 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