The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 29, 1951 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, September 29, 1951
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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1951 Ex-Owner of La Prenza Says 'He Has Expected' Argentine Regime Change CHICAGO, Sept. 29. {«V-Dr. Alberto Gainza Paz, whose newspaper, .La Prensa, was expropriated by the jPeron government, said yesterday '"I have been expecting a change /irtiegime" in Argentina. TBowever, he declined to express his personal reaction to the news of a revolution in Argentina—which the official state radio in Buenos Aires said had been put down. He said the revolution came as no "surprise" to him, and that "all the people in know in Argentina and who talked with me are very discontent." Dr. Gainza said there have been shortages of food and other items in Argentina, and "inflation is severe." He told reporters at a news conference that when Peron came into power there were two billion pesos in circulation. Now, he sara. the figure is fourteen billion. People Have Complex He said the "people of Argentina have a sort of fear complex." "They don't know what may happen," he added. Dr. Gainza was asked If conditions in Argentina resembled those In pre-war Nazi Germany. "It U not so brutal,", he replied. Of the Nov. 11 election In Argentina, he said "I don't think Peron's opposition has any chance of success." He declined to make any prediction about the possibility of a suc- cestful revolt. A- Would Uke to Return flw. Gainza told the newsmen he looks forward to the day when he can return to his newspaper In Buenos Aires. In response to a question as to how expected to regain control of La Prensa, he said: "As a result of a change of regime." Gainza said he was pleased by American reaction to seizure of La Prensa. He said the freedom of the press la not confined to newspapermen but extends to all the public. "I think American men and women value the right to read any paper they want, and all the papers ttiey want," he added. Dr. Gainza, editor and publisher of the largest Spanish language newspaper in the world before it was seized by the. Peron government, came to Chicago today for a four-day round of meetings and receptions. Funny Bird Is Pelican Whose Bill Can Hold More Than His Bellican SEARCY, Ark., Sept. 29. (/P)—A funny bird is this pelican in a way other than the old bit of doggerel describes. This one had wandered several hundred miles north of his customary seashore and river mouth habitat and was found exhausted on a highway near this central Arkansas city. The bird, who "bill can hold more than his bellican." was captured without resistance by Dr. E. R. Stapleton of Harding College here and turned over to the Harding Science Department. Charity School Exempt from Tax LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 29. (/Pj—A school for children of missionaries at Bentonville Is exempt from taxation if It is used for charity purposes and for schooling without profit. This was-the ruling of the attorney general's office yesterday on the school operated by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas p. Shortrldge. Benton County Judge w. A. Black, who requested the opinion, said the Shortridges' had made affidavit that they derive no profit from the school. Steel Industry Ready To Expand with Scrap WASHINGTON, Sept. 29. OP)— The steel industry now believes it can increase production in early 1952—if scrap supplies are adequate. Earlier, the government had reported a possibel slump of 200,000 to 500,000 tons in the quarter starting January 1. Defense Mobll- izer Charles E. Wilson instead demanded a 1,000,000-ton Increase. A statement Issued by the heads of 25 steel companies promised an increase—but not the million-ton amount Wilson wanted—if scrap collections are adequate. BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Bjr The AuocUled Prru Frost and freezing cold damaged ?orn and late garden vegetables In some Midwestern area* yesterday. The bulk of the corn crop hns progressed to the point where It Is safe from hnrm, But some corn delayed by late planting and a cool, wet summer was caught In the freeze. Temperatures dipped Into the twenties at some points in the Dakotas and Iowa. The frost and freezing tempera- ires that enveloped Nebraska hit immature corn. —AP Photo "EXPLORER'S" MAHKER—Verne Tlridall of Stuttgart poses In his front yard with a monument erected overnight by friends as a gag- reminder of an unsuccessful exploring trip. Surveyors Couldn't Foresee Incident of 'Sneaked Spike' STUTTGART, Ark. CAP) — The Incident involving Verne Tindall of Stuttgart wasn't foreseen by government surveyors when they measured land the United States got in the Louisiana purchase in 1803. A point about four miles southeast of Blackton, near here, was selected as a base point in the survey. This point — where the fifth meridian crosses the base measuring line- was Just a dot on the' map. That Is it was until the late 1920s. Then a women's organization decided that such a place deserved historical recognition. And it was marked by a monument. Again the survey point — and monument—were forgotten. About 20 years ago Tindal! and Fred Wilcox, now Arkansas county judge, atumbled across the marker on a hiking trip. Tindall Forgot Monument Tindall forgot about the monument until one day last spring when he was en route to Brinkley, Ark., with his brother - in - law. Jack Wright, and a friend. Dick Todd of Waterloo, la. Tindall talked his companions Into joining him in a search for the marker. By that time the area had become a swamp. For two and a half hours the men tramped through mud, water and weeds, but no monument, Tindall was subjected to quite a rawhidlng from his companion* for a week or so. Then the Incident apparently was forgotten. That U until recently. "Mrs. Tindall Saw Spike" Early on a Sunday morning M TM« yeor we hoy. ft, «''«•««" offered. Alto B .lh.r w. have ocfi. mcludine »ch ipfe-chilling feat, a., Th. p , , ump _Blaji| n8 barri.r ««h«_Snap roll demonstrate -the L-II skill and daring! """"' mon 'P^facular deraotutralion. of Ifodt Ford Cori for DURABILITY thatsbuirtinfo WALKER PARK 2 P.M. SEPT. 29 and 30 PHILLIPS MOTOR COMPANY Broadway & Chlckasawba Blytheyille, Arfc. Frost and Freezing Weather Hit Corn, Gardens in Midwest Area PAGE THREB Tindall walked out on the front porch to get the newspaper and nearly swooned. There standing upright in the front yard was an eight-foot 000- pound concrete spike. The marker bears the words "fifth meridian" and "base line" and this Inscription: "Base point established long ago. Reaffirmed, Tindall and Wilcox, 1531. Tindall expedition lost 6/11/51." Wright and Todd later admitted they had the marker made and sneaked into the Tindall yard when the household was (julet. Tindall plans to leave the monument in his front yard. Iowa's first genern! frost of the season was accompanied by temperatures that ranged down to 27 at Spencer, Sioux City and Iowa Falls More than 60 per cent of Iowa's corn Is beyond the stage where It can be daamgcd. Experts said the extent of the damage to the balance of the crop can not be determined (or severnl days. Therniomcters registered the lowest readings of the season in Wisconsin. Frost covered most of the state. The weather bureau said it probably will get some crop damage reports from the northwestern section of the .state, Northern Illinois had scattered frost and some freezing temperatures. The early fall chill spread over the northern two-thirds of the U. S. Sitka Girl Dies, Struck By Truck BATESVILLE, Ark., Sept, 28. (AP) —Four-year-old Peggy Lynn Wilson was killed when she was struck by a truck near her home in the Sitka community In Izanl County yesterday. She wns the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Wilson. A brother and a sister also survive. Arkansas 'Hams' Schedule Meeting per or lower regions at th« WhlU River. DEVAIAS BLUFF, Ark., Sept, W. (AP)—The "catfish club," an organization of amateur radio operators. Is to meet here Sunday, Oct. 7. It was here that the first meeting of the club was held in September, 1948. Several hundred "hams" and members of their families are expected to attend the quarterly session, it will U, Mfhtlghted by * catfish fry. Austin Moody, Buster Lawson and Clifford Mask are arranging (he get-together. The duo grew out of a friendly argument over the airways between two "hams." The issue: whether bet- „„».,„.„„ 01 tcr-tastlng catfish inhabit the up- rler, Jr. Mulberry. Senate Approves State Postmasters WASHINGTON, Sept. 28. Vft— The Senate has approved th* tol- ^t&ir*-4 "OTnlnations for postmaster* ships In Arkansas: Laura E. Ederlngton, Bank*; Floyd NfcAlisler, College Heights- Luther D. Spurlock, Gould; Grover C. Lewers. Heth; William H. Hembree, Judsonla and Paul J. Per- Membership IT IS TIME TO PAY YOUR DUES—1952 The American Legion has sponsored all worth-while LEGISLATION that has been or benefit to the er-serviceman and hi* family, inch aa Education of Veterans, G. L Loani. Our Four Main OBJECTIVES CHILD WELFARE REHABILITATION TO PROTECT TIIKSB BKKEFITS PA* TOUR DUES NOW DUD CASON POST NO. ! Paul Mahon, Commander. Northeast Arkansas District WALKER PARK BLYTHEVILLE Ends Sunday, September 30 GRANDSTAND SHOW-8:00 NIGHTLY! Water Follies of 1951 FEATURING LOTTIE MEYERS, WORLD CHAMPION DIVER' AUTO THRILL SHOW-2:00 EACH AFTERNOON Chitwood's Thrill Drivers SATURDAY SUNDAY AFTERNOONS

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