The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 23, 1946 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 23, 1946
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'tHUKSDAY, MAY 2$, l'94«' BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Nazi Would Hide Behind U.S. Acts Erich Raeder Tells War Crimes Tribunal ..Of American Policy. "NUERNBERG, May 23. <UP> _ F/eel Admiral Chester Nimitz stated in an affidavit requested by Ornid Admiral Erich Raeder tliat American submarines had wartime orders to sink enemy merchant ships in the Pacific without warning. Kncdcr's attorney disclosed today. Dr. Walter Slemers, Rnecicr's .it- torney In Hie war crimes trial, nil* nourtced receipt of the affidavit Ifro'm Nfmltz. The document was 10 I be read In court after it had beer I translated. I Tlie fortaer German naval c'hiel lha<l requested nil affidavit from I Nimitz In an .'effort to show that in- Iternational law was outmoded uiul I German .submarine practices were l"no w'drse than Anie'riciin practices'." I Sieiners said Nlmllz staled thut lAmerlcan .submarines received nr- Iders on the day the United States loitered the war to sink enemy mcr- I chanlmen without, warning any- IwKere in the Pacific. Nimitz' affidavit was made May 111 In Washington, replying to cjucs- Itlons sent by S'icmers with the Iri- Ibiinuj's permission. 1 It 'said that American siibma- Irines "on general principles clUl Inol rescue enemy survivors if im- Idiie additional ha/nrd to the stilj- Imarlne 'resulted,'or • the submarine I would thereby be prevented from [accomplishing a further mission." Order Followed Jap Attack Nimitz stated. "Unrestricted s (marine and air warfare ordered by "lie Chief of Naval Operations on Dec., 1941. was justified by Jap- lanese attacks on that date on Unit- led States bases and on armed atid • unarmed ships and nationals \vlth- lout warning or the declaration of |war." ,Principal questions put to Nimitz his answers were: -Did the United States in her sa warfare auni'nst. Japan an- ounce (fertain wafers' to be areas of operation, blockade, danger, .re- Istriction, warning or the' like ' 1 A—Yes. For purposes of command lot operations against Japan the •Pacific ocean areas were declared a • theater of operations. T Q—Was it'customary in such areas pov submarines lo attack merchantmen without warning with the n(. Iception of her own and those of her allies? Former Publisher tails Nine Stofies to Death . —Alfred F. Sanford, 71 of Kiiox- vilie. Term., former publisher of the KriAxvllIe Journal and Trltune, fe'l to his desih from the ninth floor of Graduate Hospital here 'last nfyh't. His ixkly )« rifled on a concrete driveway, narVowly rriissfng a police patrol car. Koipital 'officiafs said Stamford died instantly. A private nurse. Wanda Seeders. told ixilic'e that Sanfoi'd had seemed Condition of Mrs. J, s. Gesell. has been quite ill, is .much who "Jovial" when he sent her (torn the • Texas, is here room on an errand shoi tl'y before irn'proved and she now Is able to be up. Her duughte'r-ln-law, Mrs. J. .Ncal Gesril. is still with her. Mrs. Jut' Ofi- of College Stnton, the fatal incident occurred! , His broth'i body ,wa's identified by his -.tell* who was staying in s body fer. Hu us guest of nor parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. I. Hale.v. and two sisters, Mi'.s, Uoycl Stick- irtffn and Mrs. Murray Smart. Mrs. Harold Philadelphia while Sanford under-1Harold livompson Vr. I Thompson, Mrs. and son, MN ailmcnt.> HONORABLE DISCHARGES Christopher Tompkins, scnmnn, first class. Burdette. has been hon- oiably dischai'ged from the Navy through the Naviil Separation center, Memphis. He was fn the service three years and is the son of Mr. nnd Mrs. C. P. Tompkins. Also (liseharfjcd was Odis Beverly Harmon. SC, third class. Leach- viile, who was fn the service two years. He is the .son of Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Harmon. Knights of Pythias, Grand Lodge, has Election UTTLE ROCK, Ark., May 23. (UP)—C. S. Kennerly of El Dorado was head of th'e Arkansas grmid' lodge, Knights of Pythias today, suc- . I ceeding J. J. Iluiden of Fort Smith. Kenn'erly was named grand 'chancellor here yesterday, at the close of the grounds-'two-day convention. Other officers named were Roy B. Troutman of Hot Springs. vic» chancellor; Willard Parian of Little Rock, prelate; Perry C. Cna' Little Ruck, keeper of the seal an:! records; Earl Reese of Et Dorudx master of exchequer; Garfield McNabb of Greenwood, master of arms; M. L. Gibus of El Dorado, inner guard; Jhm'es Darvin of College Hill, outer guard; and Carl Elling of Pine Bluff, trustee. Mr. and Mrs. Envln Jones left i loduy for Evansville, Ark., where ihey will be with her mother, Mrs. J. R. Wali, who is 111. They also ViU be ijucsts of relatives in Hosiers, Ark. Mrs, U. A. Nelson underwent a. lom'H'fcUmiy today at Walls llos- pital. Mrs. E. W. NOIand is imdereolng treatment nt Walls Hospital. Her condition is believed .satisfactory. Mrs. Hess I^roclor, formerly of Eilytlieville and now o( Little Hock, has undergone a major operation iit the BapllKi hospital there, after having become seriously III. Her condition is believed satisfactory. Mr", and Mrs. J. A. Rtt'Bs of Little Hock arrived (his afternoon to s])end the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Cuiiway, 801 Wost Main. Dr. and Mrs. W. P. Brewer have A—Yes. with the exception of hos- Ipitul ships and other vessels under f'safe conduct" voyages ("or huinani- hariah pin-iMses. Q—Were you under orders to do j il was llieir fn ' st o? ' a test. 8th Gi'ttde Students Have Picnic Tuesday Home room 3A of the eighth t'racte cluss, Junior Hluh School, nn'd n wA'ner roast Tuivsdiiy nlglit at ihu river i\| Darflcld. The 25 slurtent.s present roa.sled weinei's fov llieir iilcnlc supper. Chaperoiifs for the iiffuii wero Mrs. W .O, Green, Air. and Mrs. Coady Eaton and Mrs. James «. Howies. Second Grade Harrison School Pupils Take Tests ._ Students of the second grade in Harrlsori tfegro school, who fe- cehtl'y t'ook the Standard Test, made commendable grades. Of the 50 who. took the tests. 75 per cent passed, making aver- n'^e and above. 'An ertri tlrte'e ininutes' time was allowed because time for lakintj A—The Chief of Naval .Opera- lions on 7 Dec.. 1911, ordered un[restricted submarine warfare against Japan. ... . .... *The test was given by Miss Winnie Virgil Turner, elementary supervisor of' 'city schools. T< ' ' ' ' JMS returned from Little Rock, whcrn they were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Stacy, formerly of niytlic- ville. Dr. and Mrs. Brewer also visited friends in Wynne. Friends here will be Interested to learn that the children of M'.-. and Mrs. Joe Humphrey of Macon. Ga., formerly of Blythevllle, have joined them iti Macon. The chil- drert, Jbhn Wayne anil Shirley Ann. who had made their home with Mrs. John Stewart in Riplcy, Tenn.. while nis to school there, were accompanied to Jackson. Tenn.. by Mrs. Stewart, their grandmother, Mr. nnfi Mrs. Humphrey, who have several relatives and numerous friends in Blythevillc. made their home in Ridley before goinc to Macon. /•Mrs. Brooks Flowers of Birmingham, Ala., and Mrs. Odcll Sanders of Macon. Miss., arrived this afternoon to be with Mrs. M. O. Usrcy, Mrs. Fjo.wers' sister and Mrs. Sanders' mother. Mrs. Alma Smith of Washington. D. C., arrived Tuesday to spend the Summer with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. W. S. LaiiBdon, Highway 01 South, and family. At The Hospitals Wiills Ifosjillal Admitted: Mrs. Mollie MamlliiE, Sleole Mo. Hall sel'f, city. Mrs, R. A. Nelson, city, Klolse Richardson. Dell. Mrs. E. W. Noland. Dell. Dismissed: Mrs. Cecil Joluison, city. Mrs. Kelly McOlamory, clly. John Henson. Manila. ISlylhfvill,. lli.siillal Admitted: Mrs. I,. I;. Lewis, citv. J. K. Halford, city. Dismissed: Mrs. Virgil noyd. city. James Mnrlln. city. Hence Hays. city. Mrs. M. M. Conley and baby Luxoi'u. Mrs. Harbct Martin. Dell, Memphis II;i]itIsl Ilos|illal Admllfe.i: Mrs. 1). Cantor. CarntliersvilK', Mo, Mrinplils Mrthixllsl ll<is|iltal Admitted: C. K. White. Holland. Mo. •Memphis St. .ToXeph llospilal Admitted: Billy Harrison, joiner. Baptist School Plans High Hanoi's tor two AUKADKl.PHfA, Ark.. May 23. (UPi j. \v. nnmsey, superi'nlen- ni'iii »f schools at Port Smith, and thi' liev. Mr.-\v. J. Hlnsley, pastor ui llio second Baptist Church at H«I M]H'iii|',s, will receive honorary of i.mvs degrees from Oua- i-lnui collem- here Ivfay U7. -Ratnsi'.v « an alumnus uhd member of (hi> board of laislees, while Hlnsley is president of u,e Arkansus Stale Baptist Convention. PAGE Home Economics Girls Honored by Roiarians I.DXOUA. Ark.. May 2-1.—Tlie r.nxiira notary Club «avi> [ho fol- lowiinj youni: women who liftve served i,t the club's suppers for the l> your a day's entertainment Sn'- urdiiy at ihe Cotton Carnival in Mi'inphls: Miss Owen, Miss .lean Owen. Miss Pntsy Ann lilch- nrd.'ion, Mtss Cluirleuc SUirns, Ml.« V'lora Mac Dliviill. Mlsx Wllma AII'V I-iiyne. Miss Odin rielk' Mitchell nnd Mlw l!c>tty Hue Mlffltri. Tlu-y wore accompanied by Hie home econmnicj toucher, Miss Chris- The swell from the wartime tine Culvert, Miss_ ftakmu Lee Kin- enemy notion durln,, the s e war years, It's humor, Mis.s- t'rtilh Mr. and Mrs. 15. Roblson. •nftd Seniors at Henderson State to Hear tducator AiikADEf.P'rtfA, Ark.. May 23. <UlM--f>r. piv'iil V. Sa'nifi'en, pre's- ideiii tit Wi'st'eri 1 ! N^lclilijuu Collen'e HI fcdiVcntlOrt. Knlaina/66, and bead tif t^lie Am'urlca'n Association pi 1'onclioi's Colleges, will deliver the ura'cl'uallon dddress (it (lenderson Stale Tenclu'rs' College here avm- <l:iy. (lie Census, reached l'J-i:i. will re»ch th* the 1860s. labor force In Read Oottrttr U. 6f A. to Give Citations To Distinguished Alumni FAYKTTKVILl.K, Ark, May 33. (VJI'l nisllnuulshori alum'nl clld- 116ns will be presented Ihrc'e foV- mfi 1 rjnlv'ersity 6f Ai'KailtiiiK Kra'd- uales ul. co'minencenTent exei'clses hero Jini'e 3. They ai'e Artirt. Chin'l'.'* M. Cooke. ChnVlex Homer rtulord, and James K. KiitluVrfoi'd. Bring Your Poultry To W. T. DAVIS Poultry Co. WE PAY HENS --Today-- COX 24c 15c Prices subject to Market Change's Note Our New Address Highway 61 North Phone 528 Baking Midc Eaty! For all.round UaVinii succeil, you'll flhj Tllf. MACIC MILLER'S BEST flOUR i. ^'.l rokible Alio. you'll lie de. • > .'Meu° vviOi the ouny furidy lliirt^i you <-:\ make from tilt' (lolorfj pelnl sack. 7** MAGIC !LLEB ? 5 BE5T 1 'PERIODIC' Female Weakness , *!»)(« you f«d "k Wrkk" on such diys? ' If yo\i an [Tor inoiilhly cramps with uoco;npL\hy Lhti tiro it, nervom. crunky ^elinj{s— ilUo loyniictloiuU i porloiiic dlsturbnhcod •— try I.Vrtm K.rhXkimnVtiVegctnbla Coft^xAind' to ri'llovi) iHtcH nyti\i>talMft. 'I'ukou^ thruoxa (tin iHunlli... FlukliumV (\)iu')}uniul lii-]|>3 bukltl u|> reald- , liuxuu u^iilnat micli ttUlretit i SATURDAY BAKERY SPCCIAIS Fr^esh Cocoanut Ldyer Cake - 69< ON SALE SATURDAY ONLY Sorry — lust 1 to a Customer Don't Soy Bread Soy HART'S Brtorf HARTS BAKERY OwWed ~ Employing Ulythtvifte You'll Like Our HOUR MACIC MI1,l,KfMn-in K s yAli (Ivo lioHl. 1'lntiv (iliiiiiiiiilile liiult'i- lite presiinl Miiliiinnl Milk has been established scientifically as one of the most ifn|x>r- tant goods in the human diet. Teacher of this grade is Willie ie Robinson. aWd" : pHncftifll'"8f Head Courier News Want Ads. the school is GeO'rge p. 'Hollis. RODEO?! Krone Busting —- Rulldogging and Riding, etc. Cow Pony R'act Free to Enter. Bull anvone SEE THE TRICK HORSES PERFORM Including "SIVfOKEY JOE", Ray Duke's Wonder Hcttse—"STONEY", Mac's Beautiful rinNv—ami "SILVER", Witt Indian Hill's Famous Horse. Also "BROAD", the Educated S't*er. PLUS THE SUGAR CREEK GANG Sunday, May 26th BLYTHEVILLE FAIRGROUHOS PARK RAIN OR SHINE 2:30 p.m. — TWO SHOWS — 8 ^.m. Local Slock Ridden FREE! Bring Them Along Children 50c —Admission— Adults $T.00 Special Scclion Reserved for Tired Kidneys Often Bring ' Sleepless Nights Doctors Buy rourlc&ncrs contain K mile* of tiny tubes or filters whteh help to purify the [ blood and keep you healthy. Wh«n they vet I tired and don't work rirht in the dvytime. many people have to pet up nights. Frequent o r scanty passflfft-s v,' [thsmarlme andljui n injf some U mt'S shows there Is something wrong Kith your klJneys or bladder. Don't nezkct this con dition and loseValu able, rca ttul sleep. When disorderot kidney function permit* poisonous matter to rcnuita in your btoo<J. it may a]so cause naff«ii;g backache, rheumatic pnms, Ics pains, loss of pep and energy, Swelling, putfiness under the ey>a, headaches ana dizziness. Don't wait! Ask your dnur*i«t (or DoaVs Pills, a stimulant dmretic. used auccesafuITy by millions for ovpr-40 ycara. DoanV rive happy relief and will help the 15 miles of kidney tubes Hush out poisonous wa»U» from your blixjd. Get Doaa's PUla, HOT'S BODY SHO? Body and Fender Specialist. Wrecks rebuilt. Guaranteed Work. Reasonable Prices. Free Estimate!!. 412 E. Main St. Phone Day or Night Keed Iracfor |I;ires? Use Our Gdnvenient Budget Pq'yrrient Plan - For Your Purchase Make This Store Your Tniclor Heii(l<|ii;ivlors FIRESTONE The Store of Quality and Service The Ucst Today — SI ill lictlcr Tomorrow . O. O. Hnnlavvay YV. H. 1'casc Phone 2102 207 West Main SI. C L E A N I N G SERVICE /* is Geared to Meet Your Emergencies Remember... Cleaning Costs No ' HUDSON FOR AN ENGLISH CLASSIC ''"K-K'J* American Fire and Casualty Company Valutc ar« up <ns property ar\J »wlemol1l«i. After (Fir fire or Actidtnf it it too |*u U buy enough mmrjnc*. '• on« min lo d*«1 v,ilh in cue of lot», and < l'"-^-' t '~'-H I 1 ' mintmum OumWr of .olid... Mmcrican Fire and Casualty Comyiiy Svrvic* HOME OfflCl ORIANDO, A.F.DIETRICH, Agent United lrts*ran«ce Agency 209 i/j W. Main, Guard Hldg., Phone 510 FOR AN AMERICAN CLASSIC '•#£? $cagram*$ ^^^ $ure... BLENDED WHISKEY 86.8 Piool. Seagram's 5 Crcwn, 72'/:. Guin Kculni Spinls. ? Clown, 65% Grain Neulial Spirits. Seajram-Oislillers Corporation, Cl.r^sto Ciiiiding, New York TAILOR 320 West Main St.Blytheville, Ark. Phone Don't Let the Silver Bloc Deprive YOU of SILVERWARE Sllvcrwni'c dcnlei's hnvc.licftn on short, rnllons nil tlivougli tlie war j'fui'.s. We liim: hnil lo iisk mosl of you to wnlt for much needed flnlwarc until silver wns ni?nln nvnllnblc lor cciisumcr Roods, Tlie U. S. Trcnsury tins Idle silver now—225.000,000 ounces, but none of It ran be sold without, Congrcsslonnl action. The "Silver flloc"-.In the Senate doesn't wnnl this silver released unless the ' 'flif TIC n'n ounce Is i'nflntctl to $1.29 tin tmtite. llccnuse or tliclr mnnenvcriliBS, Icfiisliitlon (Ulll HR 5452) already l>»ssi:d by the House, which would make commercial silver available at Tie per ounce, is being blocked in the Senate. it Is blocked there despite the endorsement of Secretary of the Trcnsury Vinson. Mr. Chester Bowles, nncl the Civilian Production Administration—dcsjike the protests of silverware mnn'ufac'- turers and other Important industries who nrc faced with the ne- cc.ssity or shutting down production and laying off employees. In this acute situation we arc asking you, our customers, to help us head oft runaway prices on silverware—and get silverware on the market now. Public protest can force Senate action »nd serve notice Hint inflationary profiteering by producers and holders M silver will not be tolerated. Will you wire nr write Senator, .7. W. FiHhright aiM Senator John I,. McClellan, Senate Office BniWfWjf, Washington, I). (;., urging action, on SilvcV immediately? C U A R D'S JEWELRY and OPTICAL STORE 1'hone 2fll 2 209 West Main

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