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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 19, 1951
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1»|J1 BEFINERV FIRE WHERE SEVERAL PERISHED— Several workers were burned falallj 1 In an explosion which rocked the Shell Oil Co. refinery, —AP Wlrepholo noxariA, III. While hot [lamps kepi rescue workers from probing ruin* (or hours. Damage was estimated at more thun $100,000. AFL Assembles Evidence For UN to Show Soviets Are Kidnaping Germans Jn- American Score Running 'Low' LOS ANGELES. Sept. 1ft. (API — The current score of the House sub committee Investigating Holly wond i ^n' SAN FRANCISCO. Sept, 19. CAP) —AF7j leaders today assembled evidence to put before the United Nations charging tlinl Soviet Russia Is'engaging in kklnapings in Western Germany, Austria and other free areas of occupied countries. A resolution calling upon the U.N. to launch a full investigation also was being readied lor introduction at the AFL convention here, probably Friday. That resolution will be based on documents collected find verified by the AFL's hard-hitting European staff. Members include Irving Brown, who has been fighting to rebuild in Europe free trade unions friendly to the U, S. and the West generally Material Assembled Brown told ft reporter the material has been carefully assembled to show that persons are being snatched from their home or places of business in West Germany and elsewhere, and spirited behind the Iron curtain. While Brown would not Identify the victims, it was assumed that at least some were trade union leaders sympathetic to the free aims at the West. fuller details will he presented lo the rielcRates before they -act nn Hie proposed resolution. Brown said. The convention waa In recess yesterday. It resumes today with speeches by Oscar Kwing, Federal Seciirit) Administrator. Gov. Sidney McMath of Arkansas, and others. McMalh to Hpeak Speakers to bn heard before the week is over will include Price Administrator Michael V. DiSalle. Secretary of Interior Osrar Chapman, Economic Stabilizer Eric Johnston, Find possibly Robert A. Lovett, new defense secretary. Chnpman, DiSalle nud Johnston were expected to ndd their picas to those nf AFL President, William Green, Secclnry of Labor Tohln am others to work for repeal of three major amendments to the defense act. The administration says th< three make It difficult to enforci price controls, Four Draper Convicts Still at Large; 15 Prison Escapees to Face 'Book' WBTUMPKA, Ala,, Sept. It). f/F>— With all except four of the 19: convict* who escaped from Draper prison recaptured, Elmore County official* prepared today to press new charges against them. Warden B. R. Reeves previously requested that the Elmore grand Jury now in session "throw the book" at the escapees. -:;H« said tha charges should tn- oiude escape, robbery,",and* assault* with Intent to murder. In addition aome of the convicts may face trial for offenses coimnltteed in other counties during their brief freedom. The men escaped Friday night. Two escapees, notorious Leo Self and Price >'. Jones who were picked up at Selena yesterday, admit t net they kidnapped two Air Force sergeants, Highway Patrolman L. H. Hudson said. FBI agents and MI Air Force helicopter Joined the search fo the other fugitives. These include David Taylor, convicted of slaying Jailer Frank Burkett In a break from the Walker County Jail about three years ago. Britons Worry About III King Royal Lung Affected, Newspapers Report In Wait for Details LONDON, Kept, 1ft. (AP>—Worried Britons speculated today on King George's Illness as they waited for more details on the lung dis- rate affecting the 55-year-old monarch. Stnrtinf? at dawn. London news xtaiurs did a land-office business rs commuters snatched paper* carrying headlines like "Serious News' and "King's Lung Is Affected," Lltllfi knots of early risers gathered, at the BlU-spiked fence in front of Buckingham Palace.' Thc> hoped to f;et an early morninR bulletin on the king's condition. Doctors lor the tired monarch rils- closed last night that "struclura. changes have developed" In one <if his lung*,.. Indicating a serious ailment. A medical bulletin last nte! save no explanation of the condition. Nine doctors signed the bulletin Including a tLib.erculnsis specialist. A London lung specialist— not one of the nine examining thfi king— Quaker Wife Explains Failure to Pay ncome Tax, But Auto Is Sold Anyway public hcarltigx herr. ltiinns No. 13 WAS Herbert Klein, U, nrwspapprm&n nnri former larirt- .y member of I/IK Angete* City College ,nnd El Cnnilno Junior College, CJnrdcna, Calif. He was thR last of five M'ltnrAses yesterday afternoon who declined to say whether they were Communists. All claimed protection of the U.S. Constitution Fifth Amendment, which st nips that no person shnll be required to testify against hlm- ests the doctors are not sure wha is the whole trouble." McCarthy Said Worried About Senate Ouster EARLHAM, Ta., fiept, 19. WV-Af- r a Quaker wife explained to the mall crowd why she and her hus- and refused to pay part of their ncome taxes, an Internal revenue fflcer yesterday auctioned off their 1939 Chevrolet two-door sedan for $145 as pan payment for back taxes. Mrs. Arthur H. Emery Jr., told the sJlpnt crowd of about 35 that they refused to pay about 30 per cent of their 1947-48 income taxes and about 70 per cent of their 1949 total because those were the amounts the bureau of the budget estimated would go for military expenses. H. H. Jopliiijj, of the Bureau of Internal Revenue at Des Moines, the auctioneer, said the Emery's owed J240 o n 1947-48-49 Income taxes. "But we did not pocket ^the money," she declared. "We sent it to the fellowship of reconciliation, which Is genuinely organized for peace and fellowship." Emery, 27, who served a Jail sentence as a conscientious objector during World War u, is In Europ* on a bicycle "peace mission" with three other young Americans, Thi Emerysv have no children, P. A. Lceper, Dexter, la,, hardware and coal dealer, was successful bidder on the automobile. Frank, Nancy Sinatra Apparently Plan to Film Divorce Suits on Other HOLLYWOOD, Sept. IB. APJ — Frank and Nancy Sinatra apparently plan to sin each other for divorce. The crooner's wife said yesterday .she is "just about ready" to file her suit here. She told n newsman that a property .settlement finally has been agreed upon and that the WASHINGTON, Sept, 19. CAP) Senator Bonton ID-Connl said today he think? Senator McCarthy fR-Wist is "worried" about the outcome of Ren Urn's move to oust McCarthy from the Senate, BcrUon made the comment to » reporter after McCarthy had suggested the withdrawal of Senator Hcimlncs (D-Mo) from a rulr-R subcommittee which may take up Benton's resolution. Chairman Giltait* (D-Imvat railed the subcommittee together today to decide, whether to hold hearings on the resolution proposing that the Senate look Into the question of expelling McCarthy. A two-thirds vote is needed lo unseal n iicnator. McCarthy, a member of the fulj rules committee, told a reporter he doesn't expect to appear personally before the group to push his demand ttinl he be given, the rtg\\t~to crflss- exnmine witnesses. Search Party Nears Plane At Vancouver VANCOUVER, Canndn, Sept. 1 (AP) — A search party expects t reach late today the wreckage of plane nn a northern Vancouver Island mountain slope near here. The Royal Canadian Air Force said there is a possibility the wreck - nije may be OUR of two United States Nnvy plnnes. R.C.A.F. search planes confirmed yesterday the wreckage is that of a plane. One U.S. Navy plane disappeared In th R n roa t h reo y ea rs fiRo vv i t,h nine men aboard. A U.S. navy bomb- fir \vtin lost last, December with n crew of 11. The plane left Whidbny Island. Wash., on a routine (light and was not heard from again. To play refreshed papers should be filed within B week. In Lns Vegas, Nov., where Sinatra and his current heart interest, Avn Gardner, -Rrfi"snpniling their time Oardnrr. -. a're spending their time Nevada decree, lawyers for Sinntra sniri they had town rulvised that Mrs. Sinalrn wns InM.ituthiK her suit. Don't miss the R WORLD'S CHAMPIONSHIP It MID-SOUTH FAIR FAIRGROUNDS . , , MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE FircIUcs live In America In area generally east or the Rockies and centered nn the 40th parallel. 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