The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 20, 1951 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 20, 1951
Page 8
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PAGE EIGHT ' BLYTHBVJLLB (ARK.) COWRIER NEWS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1951 Brooklyn Police Probe Broken Up By Gross Silence District Attorney Will Try to Salvage 'Pieces of Trial' NEW YORK, Sept. 20. <AP) —A graft-probing Brooklyn grand Jury faced an almost hopeless salvage task today, its case against is policemen smashed to bits by stubborn Harry Gross. Nevertheless, District Attorney Miles F. McDonald said he was go- rng to try to "pick up the pieces." He didn't say what If unything trie grand jury can do now that the biggest fish have escaped Us net. But McDonald claimed Information from an official source that B 475,000 payoff to Gross made him refuse lo testify—a maneuver that wrecked 20 months of work for McDonald and left him in tears. Brooklyn Judge Samuel S. Lc!- bowltz, in bitter fury, threw the case out of court late yesterday. He freed the 18 cops after McDonald said it was futile to go on. The 18 were accused of sharing in I $1,000.000 a year in bribes paid by] Gross when the pudgy bnnkle ivasj rldinc high as kingpin of a $20,-( 0&0,OQO-a-year gambling ring. The. I specific, charge was conspiracy to obstruct by allegedly protecting the betting syndicate. Gross was the state's key witness. When he wouldn't testify, there Just wasn't any case left. MEN OF NOTE—Lt.-Cen. John B. Coulter, deputy commander of the U. S. Eighth Army in Korea, lips into a hot lick on his trumpet while Synghman Rhce, president of the Republic of Korea, beats a jivcy rhythm on the drum and traps. The impromptu Jam session helped while away time when bad weather forced Rhee's plane down at the Marine base at Korea, Aannua! meat consumption average 245 pound* per person in Australia and New Zealand. DOG'S LIFE—AInehen, n dach- hund, finds that -being cross-eyed Is pretty tough. Brought bnck ffom Germany as pet for Billy Eubank, son of Col. and Mrs. William E- Eubank of Omaha L Neb., Mnchen never recognizes members of the family until they're very close to her. "She chases her tall, as dachshunds sometimes do, but she often catches her leg by mistake," said Mrs. Eubank. (AP Wirephoto). Camouflage Is 'Really Good' WITH THE FIRST MARINE DIVISION IN KOREA (/P> — Good camouflage is designed to fool the enemy but when It confuses a Marine old-timer it- is considered well above average, , Gunnery Sergeant Charles A. Mc- Curtiy of 153 South Bull Street, Columbia. S.C., was so busy seeing that his company carried out Its camouflage enters tfint he was a bit Jax in placing bits of foliage on his own helmet. The company first sergeant, Master Sergeant Paul A. Mart-in. of 822 Broruhvay, Springfield, Ohio, told the Gimny he needed more foHage on his steel cliapeau. "Don't get panicky." Sgt, McCurdy said, "it's practically done." He hauled out his knife and began cutting some likely branches beside the first sergeant — from Martin's own helmet. Chileans Take To the City SANTIAGO, Chile (AP)— Six out of every 10 Chileans live In a town. This is one of the facts about Chile's population quoted In an article of the paper "Las Ultimas Noticlas of Santiago. In 1920. only 46 per cent of the j Chileans lived in towns. In 1940, this ! had risen to 52 per cent; the paper ] flRilre.s the new percentage for town dwellers to be at 60 per cent. Some of the reasons for this trek to the cities arc the rapidly increasing tempo of industrialization, better .salaries anci metropolitan attractions. Olympic Runner Takes to Woods BOLTON, Out. (AP)—The housing problem doesn't bother Art Scholes, Olympic runner of the 1020s who has left both the running track and the bealcn track far behind. Art took to the woods near this town and pays ft farmer $1 a 3'car for rental of a wooden shnck on the brinks of the H umber, not far from Toronto. He and his collie pup live there nil the year round;. He traps and fishes, has an ample supply oT wild berries and makes his own maple syrup. During his 20- year stay in the woods he has acquired wide knowledge of wildlife PLAYGROUND For the Kiddies Kids Under 12 FREE Starts 7:00 p.m. NO MOSQUITOES — NO BUGS Free Kiddie Car Rides to All Children THURSDAY & FRIDAY BIG DOUBLE FEATURE ALSO CARTOON 3 Stooges Comedy A DRAMATIC . THUNDERBOLT of I LOVE WISE YOUTH' A THUILtfNG STORY THAT WIU STARTLE AU AMERICA! News of Men In the Service Air Force P/c. Elmer D. Richardson of Blj'thevllle was graduated recently from Dental Technician's School »t Ihe U.S. Naval Training Center at Great Lakes, III. Noel W. Whistle of RiueUml, who is attached to the First Calvary Division's Seventh Regiment In Korea, was promoted recently to private first claw. Myron C, Priest, son of Mr. and COTTON BOLL on North HI way 61 Phone 3570 NOW! & FRIDAY and woodlore. He earns enough money for his feu - needs from civilization by helping district farmers during harvest season and by selling sfcunk oil to stable hands for $1 a quart. The oil is one ingredient in a rub-down mixture for horses. Ar|. incidentally, found that skunk stew, flavored with wild carrot, is as "tasty" as rabbit. Mr*. Cecil Priest of Blythevllto, hu been promoted to corporal. He It In charge of a gun site squad In an anil.aircraft artillery unit stationed at Anchorage, Alaska. Pfc. Robert Turner, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Turner of Blythe- vllle, Is stationed at McClellan Air Force Base, Calif., as a communications center specialist. orces In the Kor«an area aboard he destroyer USS Perkins. Hargrove Is the son of Mrs. Alice H. Hargrove of Route 1, Leachville. Haskel Baughman, airman apprentice of Blytheville, has reported for duty at the Naval Auxiliary Air Station near Pensacola. Fla. James W. Hargrove, Navy fireman. Is serving with United Nations 'Bobby Ray Clark, seaman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ladrenta Glover of Biythevllle. Is serving aboard the destroyer USS McKean in Pearl NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. Ph. 58 Thursday "WATCH THE BIRDIE" Red Skellon —Plus— "THE MGM STORY" 58 Featured Players Plus 2 Cartoons Free Guest Movie Ticket Kites — KIDDIES FREE — Friday //I 'IN OLD AMARILLO" Roy Rogers Saturday "BILLY THE KID TRAPPED" Buster Oahbe Orvil E. Wallace, seaman, 1925 LVest Sycamore St., Blytheville. re- ently went to the Camp Wood Rest nd Recuperation Center in soulh- rn Japan for a vacation. Harbor. Sgt. Silvester L. Johnson, son of Mrs. N. W. Trantham. 110 East Ash. has been assigned to Amarlllo Air Force Base as an Instructor in._a new jel mechanic's school. Good Old Dayi When Andrew Jackson was president more than 120 years ago, there vas no government debt and feder- 1 taxes were fuw and far between, during this period, beefsteak sold or as low as 4 cents at Delmonico'» n New York. Apples should be stored In a cool, well-ventilated room during the ivlntcr. The temperature of the storage ronm should range around 40 degrees or slightly lower. THEATER .Osrtoia Your GEM THEATEFin OsceokT Presents John Wayne • Robert Ryan IN Flying Leathernecks Color by Technicolor — Starts Saturday Midnite — SUNDAY & MONDAY If A W Phone «6Z1 •III I I M Show Slarti 1*1 LI A « r « ki| aj-« "M 1-1 %T t\ Sat.-Sun. 1:00^-. Always a Double Featurt Thursday & Friday —Plus— SLEEPY TIME GAL with Judy Canova Also Cartoon RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Thursday * . "WHISPERING SMITH" Alan Ladd Brenda Marshall Friday & Saturday " CODE OF THE WEST" James Warren Also Cartoon & Serial 406 W. 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