The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 15, 1947 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 15, 1947
Page 5
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THURSDAY, MAY 15, 10-17 BLYT11EV1U.E Cargoes of Grain Rushed Into Ruhr Hungry Germans Pray For Food as Officials Act to Meet Crisis UKHUN, May ]5. <Ul>)-Grain riii'mies from tlircc ships whk-li ""loaded yesterday wore rushed lo "''N'ii 1 "' al ' <lil illwl dtslrlbiiU-el lo- <liiy ijr thousands of Inmury Germans Knell in churches and prayed for rood. Today was Ascension Thursday. :> liiiWic holiday a s well as a Catholic- Holy Day. Reports Ironi the Ruhr Indicated relief frojn Hip fooii sliorlai;--' was already being fell in the haril- esi hit section of Germany. News from Washington that etn- «i:ei)cy relier was being sent caus- i'd general oplimisni throughout military government Iicadguarters. Col. Hugh II. Hester, chief of the American Food Division, s'lid Hint wilh relief in s i [; ht he felt certain Inc. present crisis could be bridged without further serious effects Meanwhile, the Exchange Tel"- l<r;i|>li reported in London that She Ham burg City Council had announced a stale of emergency in Hint Northern German city bc- trins:.' of the foot! shortage. There appeared mile possibility of any demonstrations today ai- tlioujjh there was a strong lecllni; of unrest. Taot'lichc Rimdschaii, organ of the Knvicl Army in Berlin af'er iKiinring the food crisis for two days gave a banner headline to a di>patch that Germans in the Ilril- ish-Amcrlcan zone were gcttlnB only goo to ],!CO calories per'eta i'. "Although i,8no calories is considered as a starvation level diet. General clay s ai<! the Jow rations not - affected health coucli- far." the newspaper com- With food supplies en route it v.-as expected that the goycrmentat crisis in the North Hhine probaMy will be averted. However, it n-a.i learned that the Gennaji administration which supervises the Ruhr district might i, c forced out of office Monday. Many towns and cities were r-~ Ported planning to reduce wori : i"R hours because, lalxncrs were unable to get cnouj;h lo eat In Britons Predict Announcement Of Princess' Engagement Soon LONDON. May 15. <U!>>—Uuck- Ingham l>alacc sources said today Hint the date for an announcement of the engagement of I'rlucess Elizabeth and u. Philip Mountbatleu would be set soon at a dinner party conference of the young couple and their families. The royal family, the handsome young naval officer and his mother, Princess Alice, will meet lo discuss the engagement of the heiress iHcsumpiivc to the British throne and the former Prince I'lil- lip of Greece, palace sources reported. Court circles snld the announcement was possible lh[ s month, but | certainly would be ma'de before the end of June, barring unforeseen developments. The word from Hie high court quarters was the nearest r.TVfoo'ciy had conic to saying that, Elizabeth ' anrf 1'hllip would be engaged. However, a sizable section of British opinion has held for months that it was only n mniicr of time Elizabeth returned Monday to London after her South ^African tour with the other members of the royal family, while she was in Africa she pledged in a broadcast, lo her subjects that she wjjPTd I devote her whole life to their Interests and empire affairs. Court speculation had risen as to whether the announcement of Elizabeth's engagement would precede or follow an announcement Arkansas Power Executive Gets Office With NAM ST. ix>uis, Meiy 15. — c. H. Meisi-s. president, Arkansas Power fc that she would sei UK ,1" viVviriV,". L ' Rl " Cc) " J - !UIt ' Hork - Al ' k • has esta^r'''r™,, -u "£•- -- <--> sr^^ <>( Miiiuihu'luivr.s, it wa s announ- ee<l today by .Artlun- G. Urcfs, ))rixs- leU-nt. Mi-Qiiuy-Norrls Miuuifaetur- Inu Co.. St. Ixnds. and NAM's rc- f'ionul vice ])resitK'nl. Knlfi'ini; the i>ul)llc utilities field in 1010 to help obtain oJectrJral ixnver for 'Arkansas' Industries. Mr. Mosos re|)resenled Arkausiis Power A IjlKliI Co. for two years- without drawhiK salary. He helped to in- lerest Eastern finuniMer.s in tile fu- Hire of (lie .state, mid mis credited with playing » major part in the eleclriem development, of the and Queen Elizabeth. That was expected to be made forma! next month, Four Die When Plane Ploughs Into Mountain Essen o.'ficials were retried planning to reduce working hours because lalwrers were unable to cet enough to cut, in Es.sen ollicinls were asked lo reduce the work week from 48 to -11 hours. The town council at- licmschicd said the sil- imlion had grown so critical it could no longer assume responsibility for law and order. ALDENVILLK, Pa.. May 15. (UI>) —Four persons. Including the daughter of a socially prominent lio- chester. N. Y.. family, were killed Tuesday night when their charier- ed plane crashed Into u desolate mountainside and burned. State police identified the dead as Pilot Charles liowlln, Rochester, N. Y. an army air forces veteran and son of Col. Hay Howlln. chief of the Rochester Army Ordinance Depot during the war; Jeanne Hatch, daughter at a Prominent Rochester family; Robert R Morley executive of t|,c- Morley Machine Co.. Pittsford. N. Y.. and Bernard Moore. Norfolk, va . n housenuest nl (he Hatch home. Police identified the bodies from personal ije- loiiKlngs. Tire group was reported reluming from New York city when Hie plane ploughed into (he side of the mountain and exploded. PIN-WORMS New Treatment Gets Real Results Don't let your child ruffer the torment ot Im.\\ormsl Tod.y. th.nkn to a limit), incd.cally r.-eocniied druB. • hishlj ett«I live treatment hau been made possible. So walch for the warnlmr «tgm. niw- c .'^.Lrft e i'i! b " T " aai ">' «*•! 'Ich. 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