The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 6, 1949 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

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FACT TTTO BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS MONDAY, JUNE 8, 1949 U. of A. Library Gets 2 Paintings Work of Arkansas' Artist to Win Fame S«Ht to FaycttevilU FAYBTTEVrUJS, Ark. — Two Currier »nd Ives prints of th« fam- oiu paintings, "The Arkansas Traveler" and "The Turn ol the Tune," have been obtained by the University of Arkansas Library and are being displayed for the first time during the present commencement season. The two prints, which were secured through Milton L. Bernstein, one of the nation's leading experts on Currier and Ives prints. are in excellent condition, as they h«ve been kept in a portfolio for many years and their brilliant coloring hat never faded. The prints were lithographed and hand colored about 1870. The two prints are on display la a case in the loan room of the library, with additional displays of material penaining to the Arkansas Traveler being shown in additional cases In the foyer of the library. Th». picture. "The Arkansas .Traveler," was painted in 1868 by Edward Payson Washburn, and it became so famous the artist started a companion painting. "The Turn of the Tune." His death in 1860 came before he had completed tic second picture, and it was completed by an unknown artist. The original painting of "The Arkansas Traveler" now hangs in a private home in Russellville. but the original painting of "The Turn of the Tune" has been lost. Only reprints of tt are now In existence. Washburn, the first native of Arkansas to acquire fame as a painter, was born in 1831 at Dwlght Mission, -which was founded nertr Russellville by his father, the Rev Cephas Washbum. More U.S. Airmen To Be Stationed In Britain Soon LONDON, June 6 I/Pi—MaJ. aen Leon W. Johnson told : -a group o1 former IT. S. war correspondents today the number of American airmen In Britain soon will be raised to 12.000. Johnson is commander of the Third Air Division, which has headquarters here. About 8,000 airmen already are stationed in the United Kingdom, including personnel of three B-29 groups and a big maintenance field at Burtonwood. Johnson's disclosure that the number will be increased 5fl per cent was made in a speech to 37 ex-war reporters who arrived by plane from America today for a peacetime trip to the Normandy invasiodi brschheadm." % < y,"' •• They will revlatt the beadles Monday, the fifth'^anniversary of D-Day. : Royal Air force Marshall Lord Tedder welcomed the correspondents at London airport and said "it U good to see them all again 'GLAD TO HE OUT OF AMERICA'—Gerhart Eislcr (left), ball-jumping Communist, receives yght from C/.ech Deputy Minister of Information Lumlr Civrny alter his arrival at the airport at Prague, Czechoslovakia, following plane trip from England. Slated for leading role in the Rus- JHII zone of Germany and a chair at the University of Leipzig, lie expressed gratification on being In Chechoslovakia "instead of in the America of that damn fool Tom Clark and the UnAmcrlcan Activities Committee." (AP Whephoto via radio from Paris). Officials Blame Filipino Lover For Planting Time Bomb in Plane American Youth, Who Wonts to Be Germon Citizen, Starts His New Life MANILA, June 6 C/Pi—Officials, theorized loci ay thai a Filipino lover erased his rival by hiring three men lo blow up a piano. The craft vanished May 7 with 13 persons aboard. Two of the passengers were Americans. A dispatch from Daet, takeoff point on the ill-starred flight, said mi ex-convict and a youth with a police record had admitted planting a time bomb aboard the Philippines Air Lines plane. National Bureau of Investigation agents said they believe a Filipino hired the two and n third man still at large to blow up the plnne. They said the plane carried the husband of the woman he loved. The agents said the evidence hod been turned over to the prosecutor at Duet. No formal complaints have been filed. This is the story the agents told: The two Filipinos said they were paid §92.50 by the lover to get the bomb aboard the plane the husband :as to take to Manila. The escaped convict took a box o the air lines office and had it weighed and tugged. O" the way to the airport, the second Filipino switched the tags to another box. This box was placed aboard the plane. Agents said the bomb was set :o go off 30 minutes after the twin- engine Douglas plane took off. The plane left Dnet, HO miles east, of Manila, in perfect weather. A hort time later all contact with it WHS lOSt. Air line officials in Manila were pulled. They said the plane was in good trim and was manned by experienced pilots. They suspected kidnapers might have had a hand in the disappearance. T^iree days later, fishermen near Alabat Island. 10 miles ea.st of Manila, reported they had seen nn explosion in the air on May 1, On May 13, I he pilot's body and wreckage washed ashore. The wreckage showed untiiistiikiible signs of lui explosion, j -Police immediately went looking- for n man who put a 15-pound box, supposedly containing fish, aboard the plane at Daet. Hi ere were nine passengers and a Filipino crew of four aboard. Among the passengers, besides the Americans, were two white Russian refugees from China. The Americans were Luriwig J. Sundecn, 48. Litchfield, Minn., and Robert Parker, '.J7, Rochester, N. Y. remind ourselves of certain ns i" the past." Johnson said in his address that cooperation between the U. S. and British Air Force "was never better." "It was gond In the war but t is even better now," he added. Read Courier -Ness Want Ads By Donald Doane FRANKFURT, Germany, June *— OPj—Danlel McCarthy, the American youth who wants to be * German, was .set tree t'oday to see what It's like living here penniless and without a ration card. His determination to give up American citizenship was unshaken by trans-Atlantic telephone pleas from his mother in New Hyde Park, Long Island, N. Y., and the reasoning of US. military author- Hies here. \ The American Military Government decided the -22-year-old ex- Gl con It! have the run of the country without ball. He was ordered to appear June 13 for trial on charges of entering Germany Illegally. * The U.S. district attorney, William F. Johnson icf St. Louis, Mo.),who has tried to dissuade McCarthy from dropping his American birthright, recommended waiving the $500 bail previously asked for the youngster's release. Mother ,>lukes Futile ('ten '•The only value of bail is to make sure a man won't lice," John- soil told District Judge Fred J. Conn <of Raleigh, N.C.). "and this man shovs no indication of wanting to flee, in fact, his offense is that be insists on staying here." McCarthy .smiled as the Judge let him go. "I still intend to give up my American citizenship as soon ns possible." lie said. Friday night Johnson put out $30 of his own money to connect McCarthy by telephone with hi mother on Lony Island. The youngster was unmoved by his mother's protests. "It's L. step 1 feel necessary and advisable to take," lie tolc her. To reporters here McCarthy said: "I fell in love with Germany when I spent 20 months here ns a soldier, and I want to live here." McCarthy now will get a taste of what it's like Jiving as a German before he can renounce his U citizinslup. Without money or a foot ration card, he prepared to mov< into the home of a German friend To Live with Friends There he will share a four-room third-floor apartment with Her Josef Kippes and his wife and year-old daughter. "I knew Kippes very well when I attended the Army school hen in Frankfurt as a soldier ar.d he die clerical work for the school," Me Cavthy said, "We kept. In touch b; mail while I was in the U.S. am now he has offered to help me." McCarthy sari he had no jo offers and wouldn't know where U look for one. Someone suggested that new reg ulntions would permit him to liv on the German economy withou giving up his U.S. citizenship. Me SHEET METAL WORK —OF Custom work for gins, alfalfa mills, oil mills. Ciislos Sheering up to 1/4 inch thickness Frank Simmons Tin Shop 117 Soiilh liroiidway Phone 2651 COME DOWN — Cpl. William Burns appears to be climbing down this tower with a parachute to steady him. Actually it's just the camera angle, for lie is descending in mid-air during a paratrooper demonitiiuion at Fort Sheridan. III. IT'S TIME TO SHINE WITH 7H£SHME7HAT it has a hard-wax Finish GRIFFIN • TAN • OXttOOO WARNING! 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