The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 7, 1951 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 7, 1951
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER T, 1991 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGH TWRHB Arkansas News Briefs— Kidnaping, Robbery Trial Set For Monday in Texarkana Case By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TEXARKANA—Trial of two men on charges of kidnaping and robbing a Texarkana taxicab driver haa been set for next Monday In Miller Countr Circuit Court. Bondt of |7,500 were fixed yesterday tor Dalton Thomas, 33, fugitive from an Alabama prison farm, and A. D. Powler, 3*. of Annona, Tex. j. The men are charged with kidnaping, robbery and grand larceny 'ftti the abduction of Bob Cross, who later escaped at Hope, Ark. They were arrested Tuesday night at a roadblock near Glenwood, Ark. State Policeman's Son Killed in Wreck Arkansas' violent fatality toll for the week rose to eight Thursday with the death of a 12-year-old boy in Little Rock. LJndsey Deal, Jr., son of a long-time Southern Association baseball pl»yer, wai killed when the homemade scooter on which he was riding crashed into a car. The senior Deal now U an Arkansas State Policeman. New Hearing Ordered in Judges' Dispute HOT SPRINGS—A new hearing has been ordered in the dispute between Hot Springs Municipal Judge Lloyd E. Darnell and former Judge Fred D. Johnson over who legally is entitled to the job. Circuit Judge C. Floyd Huff, Jr., yesterday granted Johnson's request for a new hearing. Johnson said he had new evidence that Darnell Is not the legal holder of the position . Teaching Hospital Contracts Are Awarded LITTLE ROOK—Three contracts have been awarded for construction of the University of Arkansas' new 408-bed teaching hospital- first unit of the state medical center. The University'* board of trustees made awards here yesterday. Navy Weighs Sailor's Fate In Food Case BAINBBIDGE. Md., Sept. 7. W) —The Navy was still undecided today as to what action it will take against a sailor who said he's the only one who had guts to complain about food at the naval training center here. Bruce S. Hopping, 30-year-old yeoman third class who drives around the base in a 1951 Cadillac, may be tried by a general court martial. The Maplewood, NJ., sailor was put under base arrest after he distributed handbills griping about the Navy's chow. Hopping said the fcod Is good when it is brought to the base, but when it's prepared for meals, "they do something to it that makes it unfit to eat. Most of the plates are full when the men empty them in the garbage can." What's more, he says, his fellow sailors are afraid to complain about the toed to their superiors. Not so, the Navy countered. A spokesman here said food at the recently activated center is all right. Some of the boots may have complaints, he added, but the grioes are not widespread. Hopping, who is assistant coach of the swimming team, said he I was told he would be recommend- I ed for a general court martial, the highest kind the military conducts. But any recommendations must go to Capl. Robert Hall Smith, commandant, and he. satd he hadn't taken any action yet. State Employes Used Pressure : or Signatures, Woman Says HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Sept. T. "I told him (Brown) that I had HEADS VFW-Frank C. Hilton, *2, ol Reading, Pa., above, is the new commander-in-chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Hilton, a brokerage salesman and Army veteran, was elected at the VFW convention in New York. Arkansas Sets Racial Example, McMath States A-Comer Design Now? WASHINGTON, Sept. T. 4AP1 — The Navy could start at once on the design of an atomic powered aircraft carrier, Rear Admiral Homer N. Wallin said yesterday. ST. PAUL Minn., Sept. 7. {5>J — Arkansas, in many ways, is setting an example for the nation in providing equal opportunity (or all its citizens, says its governor, Sid McMath. Speaking at the National Convention of the Urban League. Governor McMath said last night that Arkansas was the first southern state to admit Negro students to its university medical school. He added that a number of Negro teachers have been admitted to summer sessions at the university. "The story of admission of Negro students to the graduate schools of the university . . . ," Gov. McMath said, "illustrate so well the changing attitude in human relations which has been taking place in the South." McMath is the first southern governor to appear as principal speak- ,er at the league's national conven- •tion in it* 41-year history. Brother Doesn't Know AP)—Two state employes have een accused of .using "high pres- ure" tactics in their search for 11- egal signatures on petitions to refer he new slate Purchasing Act to the cneral election. A Hot Springs woman, Mrs. Gladys Thornton, who circulated ne of the petitions, said the two )en tried to "high pressure" her nto signing an affidavit that the lames on her petition were void. She identified the employes us tussey Brown and Louis J. Long!- iottl Jr. Brown is an investigator or the State Alcoholic Beverage Board of Control. Longlnoti holds . similar position with the Ark< msas Public Service Commission. Mrs. Thornton said the two men .old her that if she did not sign .he affidavit she would be subpen acd to appear before the Arkansas Supreme Court, Mrs. Thornton Quoted The Hot Springs Sentinel Record quoted Mrs. Thornton as saying: the side and declarded: "The analysis of the sample shows only one tenth of one part (of red) in a million parts. I don't believe anyone will 'see red' when a faucel is turned on." Red Water on Tap W1NNSBORO, Tex. M>j —With in a few weeks housewives will fin just plain water when they tur on their faucets. Not red water For a year, the reddish tinge o the water here has angered house KITCHENEB> Ont . (AP) _ A ma wives. Now a new well is being sunk folmd s i ecI)nlB [ n an automobile ii. the northeast part of Winns order to keep <j own expenses wa boro. Mayor Malvin Cains sized up I granted a free night's lodging in th sample from a test well sunk at | Kitchener police station. no intention of signing any such affidavit and that I would vouch for every signature on the petitions." Brown and Longlnotti admitted asking Mrs. Thornton to sign the affidavit, but both denied they used high pressure tactics. "I told her that If she would sign the statement. It probably would save her an appearance before the upreme court" said Brown. He said had found some allegedly illegal ignatures on Mrs, Thornton's pe- ition. The hunt for Illegal signatures on he petitions is being carried on by he administration of Governor \TcMath, which sponsored the con- roverstal bill—Act 242 — through he last General Assembly. Employe* Drafted State Purchasing Agent Car arker sain earlier this week thn he had drafted 19 stale employe: o help in the search. The Invest^ ation of the petitions began in Pulaski County, where the admin strntion claimed it found some for gerics. On the basis of these allegedly II legal signatures, state officials ar planning to ask the State Suprem court to throw out the petitions Opponents of the Purchasing Act, led by. John P. Wells, a Little Rock government news digest publisher, CLEVELAND, Sept. 1. W>— A new 'ave of speculation about General Douglas MacArthur's political in- •*ntlon6 rose today following a peech In which he attacked the tuman administration and said Its Anything to Oblige Gromyko to Be Fired, Missourion Thinks SAN FRANCISCO. Sept. 7. (AP) —Rep. O. K. Armstrong (R-Mol predicts Arthur Campaigning Again? He Could Be started circulating the petitions shortly after the legislature adjourned. They have obtained more than enough signers to refer the measure to the voters. Administration supporters of the act claim that it Is designed to liberalize and simplify state purchasing procedure. West Beauties Win a Round Miss South Dakota Win* Talent Crown ATLANTIC CITY. N.J., Sept, 7 '( — Western beauties rode o f J with the honors In the second round of the Miss America Pageant last night. South Dakota's Miss Marleno Margaret Rleb, 19, of Pafkston won the bathing suit award and Mis. Utah, Oollecn Kay Hccchins, K, o Salt Lake City took the talent tro phy. The brown-eyeu blonde Mis South Dakota, who wants to be doctor like her father, showed of her five feet seven inches and pounds in a black bathing suit. Sh met-sures 35 inches at the bust, 2 at the and 36 at the hips. Miss Hutchlns, a graduate dra matics student at the University of Utah, offered a scene from Maxwell Anderson's "Elizabeth the Queen." A bhic-eycd blonde, she Is five feet 10, weighs 143 and ineas- laders ar« not to be trusted. At the same tlm«, MacArthur lade a remark that brought ap- luuse and laughter from Ohioani, ome of whom thought he was re- erring to Senator Robert Taft. He had praised Ohio's contrlbu- Sons to "leadership, past and con- emporary." Then, pausing and miling, he said: Indications multiply that thl» eadcrshlp may even Increase In the not too distant future." Afte the speech, the general 1 ! aide, Major - General Courtney Whitney declined to amplify when i reporter asked him If the statement referred to Taft. "You'll have to do your own guessing," Whitney said. MacArthur s program today called for visits to three factories In the Cleveland area. He also planned to place a. wreath the grave of Newton D. Baker, secretary of war in Woodrow Wilson's administration. MacArthur, his wife, and the other members of his party were scheduled to leave for New York by air in tho early afternoon. ures 36 at the bust. 24 at the waist and 36 at the hips. She wns dressed In a royal blue ve pearls about her neck. She w elvet g gown with for QUALITY «d ICONOMYi WORLD'S LARGEST SELLUlATlpt St.Joseph Keep It handy. Easy to give.. Tablet! are £ adtiU dose. Ana children Uln the healthful orange flavor. S. Is Warned About Malaria WASHINGTON, Sept. 1. W> — The government, although cautioning against undue alarm, says there i* danger of a malaria epidemic. More than 800 cases of the disease were reported among servicemen back from Korea. Dr. Leonard A. Scheele, surgeon general of the Public Health Service, said' reports "emphasize the need for effective control measures." He said seven states reported 627 new cases in July: Arkansas, 38; Colorado, 65; Georgia, 231; Kentucky. 97; Oklahoma, 101; Oregon, 29; Wisconsin, 60. James W. Gerard Dies SOUTHAMPTON. N.Y., Sept. T. (AP)—James W. Gerard, U.S. ambassador to Germany before this country entered World War I, died Yesterday at his summer home here. 'Trfe was 84. The boll weevil may get a major share of the 1951 lint crop on at least half of North Carolina's cotton acreage, insect specialists in that state warn. They recommend increased use of insecticides. PROGRAM SCHEDULE KOSE 8SO On Tour Dial Saturday, Sept. 8, 1951 MORNING 5:45—Sign On 5:45—Musical Round-up 6:(XV—News 6:05—Farm Fair 6:15—Musical Round Up 6:45—Southern Gospel Singers 7:00—News 7:05—Yawnln In the Mornin' 8:00—News 8:05—Varieties in Melody 8:45— Mrs Duclcn 9:OO—News 9:05—Are You Listening? 10:00—News 10:05—Are You Listening 10:30—Hillbilly Hits 11:00—Farm Digest of the Air 11:15—Farm Frolics 11:25—Baseball game—Cards vs Pirates AFTERNOON 1:30—Guest Star 1:45—Navy Band 2:00—News 2:05—Hillbilly Hit* 3:00—News 3:05— Heptlme 4:00—News 4:05—Murray'i Madhouse 8:00—News 5:05—Record Rack 5:30—Scoreboard 5:45—Public Service Program 6:00—News 6:05—Eventide Echoe« 6:l5-rSlgn OfT Andrei Gromyko will fired as deputy foreign minister when he returns to Moscow. "It will be rough sledding when he gets back to the Kremlin because of his failure to disrupt the (Japanese Peace) Conference," Armstrong told a reporter last night. 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