The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 26, 1947 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 26, 1947
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SATURDAY, A PHI I, 2G, 1947 BLYTHEVILLE '(ARK;) COUH1KR NF.WS Gamblers Shared In War Contracts Detroit, Chicago Gangsters May Have Been Involved Delay Filling Key Hospital Positions IJTTLE ROCK, Ark.. April 2(i (UP)—The, board of control of the state hospital for nervous diseases has delayed action of filling three key personnel positions pending BY HEX. CIIANKY recommendations of Gov. Ben 1'ress Staff Correspondent I . Laney. "NGTCN, April 20. (UP)—' In a formal statement issued by ™ U ,* ml , Texas CltjMs^belng delayed government, departments Board Chairman Fabcr White of vcrc assembling information today, Osceola, the group said "Governor 'or two congressional committees Laney hits requested more time lo Rebuilding Texas City Hampered Mountain Of Debris Must Be Moved Before Work Begins Several wer f which are keenly interested i:i' study the needs of Ihe hospital and W'hether Frank Costello and other the qualifications for its succcss- iiH; lime patnblers have been mak-^ful operation." iii!5 nice profits out of government)' The board said further that TEXAS CITY, Tex., April 20. 'UP) — Lnrge scale rebuilding In by Ihe huge lask of clearing moun- j tains of debris nnd wreckage cro- The Justice, Treasury and Navy done al the state institution of Departments and the maritime which not only the governor, bill commission were checking their re- \v c as a board and the public as cords for data on the ncrodjnam- taxpayers are very much ated in mere seconds with the plosion of t'.\o ships with nitrate fertilizer In their holds. Mayor J. Curlis Trahan niinounc- ^ ^ ^ .„. ... v , ,.,,..„ C <1 tiiat labor union members "ihcre is a tremendous'job' to'"be 1 Bnou1 ' 1 not seek reconstruction Jobs its research corn, and its ed [n some constructive planning diaries. Aerodynamics was charter-' a , 1(i organization. This, when ... ed- here in .1341 as a non-prcfit complished, should improve the In""'"••" "'•'" '" behalf of siiiutim, to a great extent over the • operation which has been carried But it turned out that aerady- - ol] j n t j lc p as t." namie.s was Ihe parent company ofj a arony of subsidiaries which were orraniz-.Uion working in scientists and chemists. [ meat issued by the board with tlic Marine Commit-! comment, "that is all right with me." Chairman White said the gover- Jobs to be filled include business getting fat returns from govern- "™ nn W and (he newly-created po- mcnl contracts The congressional sillol >s of personnel and assistant groups interested in aerodynamics Personnel director. The business and its affiliates are the House manager's job was vacated by Ihe Merchant Marine Committee and 'went death of J. C. Markham. the -Senate War Investigating Com-,._ Lajicy read the prepared statc- mittec. ' i "' '"" " ' The Merchant tre wants to find out why the ^f.•'^tilno Commission awarded a ship repair contract to the Kcn- siutitun Shipbuilding & Drydorit Co.. of Pbiladelphiii, an aerodynamics mbsidiary without determining whether Kensington was a responsible company. Kensington has besn unable to fulfill its contract. Tlip Senate War Investigating Committee has asked thc Navy for ^formation nn its contracts "with J&vrraok Mfg. Co..~Corcgc Park. M™ fnioiiirr aerodynamics subsidiary. The Bureau nr Internal 'Revenue h:is a S2.U3 !93 tax lien suit pending acainst aerodynamics and n S2.615927.S2 suit against Air just yet because "there is so much that must be done before rebuilding tall ytart." The Texas City Mayor said that vast rebuilding programs cannot be started for "several days" and that contractors should wait tmlil thcj are summoned by those requiring repair work to be done. I Meanwhile, Mayor Trahan, who has been close to his city hall office ever since Ihe disaster struck last Wednesday morning, said he would go to Washington next Tuesday to appear before the house appropriations committee to ftlve testimony on n bill calling for $15.000.000 for relief and rehabilitation. The bill was introduced by He* Albert Thomas of Houston, who „ „ „ ., „ „„,.,. also invited Mayor Trahan and nor would not meet with the board, members of his staff to testify and The Governor said yesterday that give the committee the best infor- he still was studying "the (Uialifica-i'nation concerning Ihe damage lions of newly-appointed superin- wrought by the multiple fires and Robeson Charges Peoria Police With Terrorism NFiW YORK, April 26. (UP) — Paul Robo.son, Negro sinner, charged last nlghl Unit "terroristic control" by the Peoriu, 111., city cou'.i- cil prevented him from making any public appearance there lust week and that he escaped possible injury "only because my departure was n carefully guarded .secret." Robeson told n. 'rally of the Council of African affairs thai the council's ban on hi s use of |>ub'lo buildings came after the lions? UnAiuerlcan 'Activities Committee lisled him "along wilh a IhoOsund oilier liberal one who was 'Invariably found support Ing thc Communist parly and Its front orsimlzations.' " "To enforce their edict the whole city was subject to terroristic control." Robeson said of the council's ban. "The whole OIO was immobl- l:z-"d. The Negro community was intimidated. Progressive people In eencrnl were fearful of lifting finger to enable me to nuucnr before nn audience anywhere in Oi, city. The citv hall was Illuminate! with floodlights that night nnc rrmed online were tht"k aroum Ihe ulnce The atmosphere wa? tcn. < -i ns though in rmli< v !oi1io > i o a lynehhiG. I escaped only hci'iu^' inv departure was a careru'l} Kuai'ded secret." Union Leaders Protest Police Methods J EAN PRANOISCO, April 20. <UP) ft —Union leaders plunned lo meet >J U.iiuy lo consider united protests J«' a^itlnst "ee.slaix>" melhods of 8an ,*. I-'['ime!s:-o police who broke up a '*' muss dcmonslmllon of 2.030 lele- ft phono strikers yesterday. ij Leaders of AFL and OIO unions J,| and the liallroad Hrotherlioods soh- f\ who .slopped his eighth at- c(Ulk , d t | u . mcc |in e after pickets >*• D yromaniac Still Stalks Hospital Police Unable To Nab Prowler Who Has Set Off Many Blares IHJH1IAM. N. C. April OT <UP> — I'oluv searched lildln K places i" Uukc University Hospital loday for Ihe nun, who tasl nluhl attacked a , tciimt to bum down ih ( . siiruwllnn bnmlinu us hundreds of patients slept. They had no 'description of the flrclniK. Virginia Leonard, nlghl supervisor of (lie delivery suite, could tell them only that she smelled smoke niul found ii small fire, similar to tin- seven bla/.i's started in lour hours early Wednesday morning by an elusive pyromaiilac. As she lut'tied to put out the fire, slu- said, ii mini dashed down Ihe stiilrs. hit her on the head with an object |,, his hand, and fled into the inu/r of corridors. She Mi!d she did not recognl/.e her attacker. Miss Leonard, a slender honcy- bloudi! nurse, did not lose eon- fciousurss but fainted » few mV.i- %™ I loported they were handled roughly by plalnclolhc.s and uniformed ij police officers. '«J 'Twenty-seven unionists were ar- j»[ rested after the strikers refused to ,{< disperse on vrdcrs delivered by jj»"« Police Clilof Chiirlos tatillca over ''' a pubUc addioss system. y-* Fists flew, and a number of ml- X nor Inj'ii'ic.s were reported. £< enroling Mi-nwijjull,. 22, a tele- -«| phone operator, was taken to Stun- ,J ford fltvspital. suffering concussion V I'liri n possible :>kul! fraelvire. She ft chavged she was knocked lo llu> rj ••round ami kicked -by a police of- j«' fleer. i X The demonstration al Ihe Pacific, y Telephone and Tclt'vraph Coin^ $ |]:iny's Grant .Avenue Exchange was ij to nrotesl a court order Issued by y Superior JndKC George Schonfeld, tendent N. T. Hollis and had not made up his mind wheter to ap- prohve or disapprove tc apirolnt- ment made last week by the board- Petrillo Tries To Block Sinatra Appearing At Benefit Dinner NEW ORLEANS. April 20. (UP) Grnrw -Mender, counsel for tiie ~ U . "I'l'^^l. today that Frank ficnnle Committee, said a Wash- Smat ™ /|»d lls "'"""f ™» 1(1 W iiiRton Times-Herald reporter who P C!>1 ' ^ ' h f $100-a-platc dinner for first reported the activities of Tcxns Clty ' Tex " disaster relief nerodynamics had turned over all Al . lril 30 m spite of James C. Pe- his material to the committee. I trillo. boss of union music. Costello. New York gambler and! Seymour Weiss, .president of the slot machine kinc;, yii^orousK- denied that, he was "top man" In aerodynamics. He said in a tele- prnm to Vice Admiral William W. • c milli. .-halrman of the Maritime Commission, that he "never heard of the ^company or any of its of- firTc nr personnel. 1 ' Costello offered to apcenr before tl^e Mariti-ne Commission or anv other government aqency to mrkc !n<; drniiil under oath, and it annearcd that lie would have that op-orhmity. Chairman Fred iBradley, R., Mich., of the Merchant Marine Commit fee sent him a telegram requesting him to testify before Ihr. committee during the invcsti- P^ijE beeinninp Mny 12. -Bradley saiS^iie "understood" gangsters in explosions along the waterfront. Since a great part of the prosperity of this industrial community hinged on its port facilities, work was being rushed to get the wrecked docks cleared suificiently to permit ships to lie up agafn W. H. sandberg, vice president of the Texas Citv Terminal Rail- wy Co.. said yesterday lhal docks operated by his company would probably be back in operation "in three or four weeks." Skillful Pilot Saves Lives Of All On Board SHANOHI. April 2C. (HP) — liyht tiersons aboard n Chinese Nnt!onn! Airways plane were saved vcsterday by the skill of pilot Alfred Preslon Moore. Blacksburjc. Va.. when one molor fallen on a lakcoff. Three Chinese farmers In the Texarkana Physician Placed On State Board LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 25. Roosevelt Holel Corp., said lie , (up) Dr . L ; j. kosminsky of Tex- would pay Ihe $6,800 necessary lo arkana reappolnted to a foiir- fly Sinatra and the crooner's 32-! ycill . lnrm on n, 0 s tatc board of medical examiners l ye'slerday by piece band to New Orleans. Petrillu had wrecked Sinatra's plans to appear at the benefit when he reminded the singer that Gov. Ben Lancy. Other reappointments by the gov- ennor included Dr. C. G. Melton the union musicians were permit-J O f Payetteville to a five-year term ted only to fly in commercial O n the board of optometry; A. G. planes. Patterson of Jonesboro to the state Sinatra had planned to make police board; and Dr. Hubert Shull use of a plane offered by Gen- j Q f Texarkana to the board of vet Jonathan M. Wainwright, com- j erinory examiners. tions. of the 50th anniversary of the founding of 'DeQucen. Highlighting the event will be a contest for oiieen. whisker growing competition and a parade. The town was established officially April 20. 189'i. when Uic Kansas City and Southern Railroad completed its tracks from the -North opera- Five liieh school bands will parti-' to connect with a line from Tex- 1 cipale 'Monday In the celebration f arkana to Horatio. mander or the Fourth Army, so he I b?oadc°s[ B from'the S'iT W "* ly jOeQueen'fo Observe . ' 50th Anniversary Chicago and Detroit may have-been' DeQUFEN. Ark., April 23. (UP) — involved in aerodynamics plane's path were The left molor plane, takiim off cached a 10-fool killed. failed for L altitude as the Moore made nil emerqency landing in an adjoining field. lie Is a former Marine pilot and once worked for the late Sen. Carter Glass, D. V:i. Leroy Owen Promoted Laroy R. Owen Jr., son or Mr. and Mrs. Laroy R. Owen. Sr.. of uto s later when hospllnl attetidanis "'''IllUK pickets lo six at each ox- look her downstati-.s. Her bead was „'.)!?.'• bruised, but i,cr condition was not -""iinm belk-vcil .serious. Atlcndiint.s nnrke. American Coin• inunications Assoriatton ' InU'rtm- nn.i rirninpii <>vtlii li °" al mireseiilnlU'e. said police B "W,«.« M! <.r?"^>"r»mer X "."-- Murlwl "" ^"'''— «» «»'«l zi's were discovered. Police nnd attendanl.s blocked as many exils as possible and began an Intensive search. Bui asslstaul -siiperliUeudcnt. p. H. Porter point- \ e:i out thiii the huge btiildlnt; hud ninny closets, corridors and hiding >::o: :»:$>.:«>>>>:£ $>:;«»:B>>>::^^ SIMPSON'S STATE UIE C*FE ; Under Management of '~-i'.~. •• $ ' Stanley Keller • $ Curb Service — Open $4 Hours fj • Fresh Seafood ; .:.' •-,;-.- ....jj^ Steaks — Chicken— Chops — Bar-b-qiie .•!•'•' Hot Biscuits ' !j Truck Drivers Welcome | HOT SHOWERS LOUNGING | LET US FILL YOUR CAR WITH | QUALITY CAS — WHILE YOU iAtt | W*"*~-*-*£'*-*W^^ '.*.&.f.'*"+'.'.W'~+'& NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC f • . . >! p All debtors lo tliu cslatc of Dr. C. C. Stevens may J pay thuif iiccouiit.s at ITiibbiird 'Furniture Company: ;•; . . . bool<K will bu hold open Ihcrp until all accounts Sjj nro clcai'wl. Pleiisc. pny in-oniplly, sis we would like ' 5' to settle estate MH soon as possible. . , • ;*«, Mrs. C. C. Stevens 1 plnccs. "We're Irving lo cnlch a wisp of r<>u." he said. Though hospital autorllles believed te same mini started nil eight fires, (hey said *!>L-y had no direct evidence to link last night's attempt with the hectle chase "1 Wednesday morning, when the ar- Icniinstrntors were orderly aud "well wtlhlu their rlehts." Moio than $2.ron.nOfl Is spent annually | n Hie Unilhd States for nil trails and ml poison. Head Courier Ncrs Want Ads, without, warning, and the bullet struck Miss Taylor. Police believed, his pistol discharged accidentally, and said they saw no conned loll bqtvvecn Ihe rouery and Ihe attempted arson. Miss Taylor was seriously wound- ami Mrs. Laroy K, uwcn. ar.. ui thouch Luxora-, has been promolecl to sea- ... b Sll l pS^ i^in-S & Si "'• ™ ™ «""-'« l " «"vcr. ed all searched even after the corridors were filled with watchful firemen, police and hospital aides- Wednesday's fires Injured no one, |hc wna lmckt!(I man, first class, aboard the heavy cruiser thc USS Columbus, thc Ninth Naval District. Great Lalios, I with 490 patienis. and did Seaman Owen entered the Nava'i service August 24, 1045 and received his recruit training at the Nav.,1 ^} o ^'^^' c ^ a ^ Twining Center. San Diego, Call. ' lit lie . .. x-ray film records. Sue Taylor, 20. nurse al Ihe hos- pitnl. was shot in the abdomen by a robber in the garden near Ihe ho^- pllal Wednesday nliihl. Tile ban- nicdica! student o. A. Williams, 28,! of Austin. Tex., to hand over their I valuables. | A few minutes later he fired, ocks Opened and Repaired. 'Door Checks or Over- iiauls. For Service Call JIMMY "SI'KCK" HROCK nt Chisum's Bike Shop 'M So. Third St. I'hone S9G on the H. G. FARTLOW, Tost Com.n. J. WESLEY SAMPIEH, Commander, Arkansas LEG/ON FACTS FLOYD A. WHITE, PnMleltr If You Served In Either World War, Y<m Belong In The American Lesion As It Represents All, BRANCHES of the ARMED FOKCKS, Either Foreign or Jloine Service Dud Coson Post 24 "Fifth District", Department of Arkansas, Blythcville, Ark. Universe! Military Training Would Help Preserve Peace Legion Advocates Strong Army, Nervy, and Air Force Do You Know— —that Duel Cnson Fast .spon.SDrs :i special study course in your grade schools, 'Know Your America.' This tenches Flag ecUication, Dcclnrn'.ioii ^iTndcpciKliMicL 1 , Constitution of thc SiHtxi Stntes, Citizenship and thc Presidents. Medals are awarded 10 both rural and city schools. Alsiijifi special History award is Riven *Jr Junior High School. (This is our 12th yenr.) Do you know that succcs.iful business man in Cleveland, O.. who is :>n amputee, employs only veicvans who have lost a leg or ua arm in this war? Do yon know that the U. S. government will furnish an :ILV>OHIO- bilc with special appliances to any amputee"" or any veteran that nas loFt the use of his limbs? Apply through thc Veterans Contact Office. Do yon know Mint Ed Ricj: is conditioning thp ball field at rho Air IJn^e for the Junior ISas^ai! Irani? This will be one of the best. ;i!aviii^ fields hi tliis section \viUi plenty oE bleachers for thc fans. The Most Lovable Character E Ever Met. . . The minute you meet Jim lie unconsciously sells himself . . . yon hnvc confidence in him nnd in the Legion work that he represent::. He is as fully understanding and sympathetic of the Buddy you arc trying to help as though it was his own kin. however, do not bs -.nislcd into believing that he is any push-over as he thoroughly understands all of the laws and regulations, therefore, you cannot get usiylhing by him unless it is on the up and up. Try to cross him and you'll get a most beautiful bawling out that will only tend to make you love him all the more. So. to yon of World War ii, if yon have any troubles take them to James A. Whin, manager of the Veterans Administration. LUtl-; Rock, nnd you. too. will have more faith in what is trying to be Jonc for the Veteran. "Give us patience to accept thc things we cannot change. Give us the courage to change lUu thii'Rs that can be changed. Give us the wisdom to know the difference." A Word About Membership. .. Goodwill is the one and only] Yot>r National ComnundRr hr.3 afsct that competition cr.nv.ol un- I formed the "Hoot Owl" clu'j. To bc- derscll or destroy. And me reason is that Quality and pci'formancc remain when all else is furgctten. Kdilorinl: Vote: Tlurms the SO days we have hail some nice commeuls on "I.cqion Farts." It is up lo you GI's to undcrslanil the Legion program ... In rcalivc what il means lo you. [f you have let, your government insurance hipsc, rc- inslalo it now while you can. It is thc best and cheapest protection you can give your family. ***** Another thing—how about that buddy of yours, thc it ?tucl< by you through hell and high water, Is lie iUay? Perhaps he needs nospitalissation, or a job? llere in Klytheville there is a Veteran's Contact office under the direction of Mr. Pope to assist in all claims. Then there is Ihe II. S. Employment office with out Past- Com- niaiuloi 1 , Mr. Cleveland as manager. lie and his staff may liolp vou solve your problems. * * * * * To you boys \\Jio did not want to work and were satisfied to join thc 52-20 club . . . you may have entered the Army as a boy, but now you are a man, a citi/.en of the United Stales of America . . . your experiences should have taught you that someone has to carry on ... in business, politics, in service to the community, stale and nation. What do YOU propose to do about it? come a member you must write'five members before May 4th. If every GI knew whal I know about thc American Legion our membership for the slate would be well over 100,000, and Blythovillc would have at least 2,500. Dud Cason now has nearly 1300 members and still going, other Posts in Missro arc also doing good work. All worth while Veterans laws have been sponsored by Ihe American Legion. I believe it worth repeating to tell you it look over 55 years lo give you the GI bill that assures you of an opportunity lo take up where you left off before entering Ihe service. Would Educate Youth in Schools, National Guard Since Ihe American Lcglim was •founded shortly after tlio c!nsn World War T. Its members have constantly advocated n strong Army, Navy and Air Force bmlclcd upon the solid foundation of Universal Military Training. If this li\v had been enacted 20 or 25 yoru\s n^o the clinnces are World II would never have been staged. The American public, (liir.l i? tho fathers and mothers of uoy. L ;> now urgently desire Ibat Congress enact legislation to bring into action Uui- -ersal Military Training as o'.it- incd by the American Lotion. Universal training as outlined by the American Legion is a program of education of our yovuli through the schools, colleges and the National Guard. II is not ,t cniilinua- tion of the draft act. as many people seem to think. If you had a son, you >voiilc' want him properly trained wi'.hou; having to be inducted into ;hc urniri! forces to receive -such training. The Legion sponsored program v:ou!i! give that kind of training. The American Legion wants n military force (Air, Army, Navy and Marines) equal to any. to guaiaiitcr peace. We urge all falliivs and mothers to write their Senator; and .Congressmen lo support the American Legion Military Training bill A strong America is -.: peaceful America. ATTENTION FARMERS You Can Now Get 100/<' Coverage Oh Your Crops Against Hail Storms! / This* may bo a ycnv of heavy luiil storms. We represent the lai'Kent, anil oltlent. Hail Storm fiiHurnnce Gompuny nnd \vitli the liiKhuMt rating. Special ropi'oscntittivo will ho in Blytbcville ami vicinity for a limited time to take applications. Call, write or phone NOW I'or particulars — No obligation! UNITED INSURANCE AGENCY I'hone bin A. F. DIETRICH. Malinger Over (iuard'H Jewelry Store "Everything -In Insurance" "For Work Done Riff hi" CALL 474-475 Cold Storage tor Fitrs and Woolens -CLEANERS Department Commando. 1 J. \v Sampler, a War II Veteran, is spending three months in selling the Legion program to the Voleran and the community. How about some of yovi Past- Commanders giving a helping hand by writing all of thc new members you can . gion, constantly. keep selling the Le- -F. A. w. Dates To Remember Tuesday, April 29—Guests of Auxiliary for dinner at Hut. fi:30 pin. •Fifth District Conventio.i. Sunday, May lllh. ~ Boys State, May 31st Ihroinh June 7th. State Convention, Jul/ 27lh through July 29th. • Almost every hour In the clajr you will finJ a gooil use for the "Jeep" as a truck, light tractor, runabout or mobile power unit. With its miulity Willys-Overland "Jeep" Engine anil powerful 4-wneel-dri\ e, you can go most anywhere in a "Jeep," on or off thc road ... in fair weather or in foul. Get a "Jeep" on the job. It will pull plows, har. rows, seeders, mowers; tow 5,500-lb. trailed payloads; haul 800 Ibs. The v jecp'^ will carry men and loots across town or to hard-to-get-at places in a jilfy. Wherever it goes, its power take-off is ready to run your machinery right on ilic job. Come ami see wh.n the amazingly versatile 4-purposc "Jeep" can do for you. 5fF THt MIGHTY '.fJFFP' AT POOLE MOTOR COMPANY Formerly HOLLY MOTOR CO. ELLIS POOLE, Owner and Operator Phone 49 Stecle, Mo. KEROSENE & FUEL OIL CALL 2089 The Old Reliable" G.O. POET2 row 8oar« oi PETROLEUM Dependable Servitf PRODUCTS Office at Ctot Available in Yard or Carload Lots -DELIVERED- Thc Triple Diamond Service Emblem above is more than a sign. It means that our mechanics are International-Trained in the best and latest methods and' practices. It means that we use special International equipment for testing, repairing, reconditioning and proving. It means that thc truck parts we install are precision- engineered International Parts. It means, above all, that your trucks —any makes or models—are serviced here with skill and cara so that they will give the best possible service at lowest cost. Phone now for a service-date—anything from a lubrication job to a complete program of preventive maintenance. DELTA IMPLEMENTS Inc. 312 South 2nd Phone 863 INTERNATIONAL Trucks

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