The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 6, 1950 · Page 10
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Wtf^ PAGE TUT BLYTHEYILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 1»M ^Sheriff Suspended For Negligience in Liquor Enforcement i MALVERN, Ark., April 6 Unusual suspension of a sheriff from part of his duties Is the latest development In Hot Springs /County's gaming and bootlegging i 'probe. And the action is headed for »n early test in the Arkansas Supreme Court. •V Circuit-Judge .'xiy Danuser yesterday relieved Sheriff Ed Deere •and Deputy NfcCrary of respon- ' slbilty In enforcing liquor laws. Kenneth Coffclt, Little Rock, attorney for the officers, said he would appeal immediately to the supreme court and seek a decision AS soon -S possible. '-, The partial suspension was a •urpri-sing development In an in'• <• vestlgatlon of conditions m "dry" Hot 6priri*s County. Judge Danu- ' aer J&M D**re and his deputy »ere negleottng tnelr duty. *' Tht judge appointed Arlin Jones, former FHI agent, temporary pro'.« hlbition enforcement officer for • f- Hot Springs County. Apparently the suspension order ' was the first of its kind In Ark•" an«s' Coffelt said it was entered under Act 132 of 193S. A section o( '• the act permits a circuit judge ." to appoint an officer to enforce v 'liquor laws Colfelt said the section ', had not been Interpreted by the supreme court. , Twenty-seven persons have been , , indicted on a total of 18 charges f of gaming, liquor law violations .' ' »nd perjury since the Hoc Springs ' County grand jury started special 1 - iesslons under direction of Uan^ user on March 2 7 . " ' " A numebr have pleaded guilty, < receiving suspended jail sentences ,. and partly-suspended fines in 1 most -^- instances. ' ^ - Danuser called Deere and Mcf' Crary before htm in the court- t- room yesterday afternoon. -. Police Investigation V: finiis 'Eager Bearer' '_~_ " LONDON (AP>—Police cars roar- 1!*, *d up to a suburban northwest Lon"' don movie theater in the. early ":, -jnorhlhg darkness. Officers cautious* •' ]y surrounded the building. Cleaning '- - jrorlrer- had reported hearing sus- X-'"' pfcious noises Inside the theater. •' . i When the police finally opened vj th« iloor they found a workman busy ,;- on » remodeling Job He explain~< he wanted to get it over so he could *- take In a football game In the aft \ -moon.. Obituaries Former Resident Dies in Florida Funeral rites for J. W. While, former BlythevlHe resident and a brother-in-law of. County Judge Roland Green and Mrs. B. p. Gay, will be conducted at 2 p.m*. tomorrow at the Westminister Presbyterian Church at St. Petersburg, FJa., by (he Rev. Paul Gurtse. Mr. White, 75, died at his home n St. Petersburg at 7 a.m. today, fter a long Illness. He had been h Invalid for the past five years. He was born at Huntingdon, Term., lit moved to BlythevlHe In 1905. He made his home In the Promise ,and Community until he moved D Florida In 1937. He had been engaged in farming here, but was a grocer In Florida until his 111 healih caused his retirement. Mr. White is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Green White; a son, eorge.W. White; two grandchild- m all of :St; Petersburg, and a niece, Mrs. Laura Flake, of Blythe- •ilie. Burial will be in St. Petersburg. The first machine "for stlckmi taa in paper" was patented In 1841 House Begins Easter Recess WASHINGTON, April 8. (AP) — The House starts an 11-day Easier vacation at the close of business today, witli a 129,000,000.000 appropriation bill having top priority when It returns. The Senate will not take a prolonged holiday,-but agreed to the House reces*. General debate on the big money measure, financing-, 'more than 40 federal agencies for the: fiscal year beginning in July, will end today. Starting at noon April is, when the recess ends, the bill swill remain the number one business of the house \intil it li passed and sent to the Senate. Navy Begins Investigation Of Mars Fire PEARL HARBOR, April «. (AP) —The Navy sought today to jearn why a newly-mounted engine'on Its Marshall Mars caught fire, causing an explosion that destroyed the giant 8O-ton flying boat. Seven crewmen who were taking the $7.500.000 craft on-.a, U-it run yesterday brought the ship to an emergency water landing and escaped minutes before 0,000 gal- _loiw of high octane ga.soline exploded. • •••''. i The Navy launched an. Inquiry to learn: 1. Why carbon dioxide extinguisher equipment failed to check quickly the fire In the newly-Installed number three engine? 2. Why the wing tank cell of aviation gasoline exploded after tli engine fire apparently .was quelled? : . A Navy source said pictures taken from a Navy heilcopter show the fire apparently WILS put out' several minutes ; before .the explosion shattered the' Marshall Mars. He did not elaborate. ..'•'''; The huge flying boat, holder of (he world pas.wnger cargo record of 30! persons and a crew of seven, had developed engine trouble Tuesday. A new engine was Installed and the crew took It out yesterday for a test run. Then It was scheduled to take 40 passengers to Alameda, Calif. : Fire broke out about one mile off Kcchi Lagoon, the old clipper base between Honolulu and Pearl Harbor. The pilot nosed it around at 1,000 feet and brought it down. Truman Requests Extension of Aid For Unemployed KEY WEST, Fla., April S.'W— President Truman sent to Congress today 'a message recommending extension of unemployment compensation payments to an additional 16,000,096 persons aiid raking benefits by approximately 20 per cent. Mr. Truman sent the message to Washington - by a' courier In - the ope It c»n be transmitted to the House before It recesses this af- ernoon. The message calk for legislation Telling oilt recommendations he lade In his "Stale of the Union" udget and economic messages; to Congress In January. While House officials tafd the 'resident .pleads In the message or enactment of legislation at this esslon since federal law.must be implemented by state enactments nd many legislatures are meeting n 1951.j _ • . • , .'f , The text was not made public iere, but presidential aides told eporlers the 1 , five-point program uggested would, up average payments by 20: per cent and extend overage to employes of from one seven persons. In many states he laws now apply to employers of eight or more, , Police Dogs Put Bite On Malayan 'Communists SINGAPORE (AP)—Police dogs are to be used in Malaya's jungles Wife Deserts Husband By Merely Staying Horn* BIRMINGHAM, Engiahd^fAP) Mrs. Elsie Tanner stands adjudge guilty:, of deserting her< husband even though she never left home Dennis Roy Tanner got a divorce from her on those grounds;*. • •.-. The Judge said the two still;lived in the same house. But Mrs. Tanhe occupied a separate bedroom, cook ed and ate apart from her husbant and never talked to him or wen out with him. ...•'' by security forces to ferret ou Communist lerriorisls. .! ;•..". '. The Par East Air Force hai as signed two- experienced dog-hand lers to the police Training Schoo at Kuala Lumpur. After gettin preliminary obedience tests, th li'rst batch of dogs bagged 'thel fir.st victim—a wounded ins'urgen In hiding. . ' . COURT •Irs. W. D. Cobb, ehAirmftn for Ward II; $25 from the Initial Gilts Team headed t>y-E. R. Mason, and 25 iron the team headed by Riley »re Continued f rora ; P»f e 1 ' from Innocent to guilty. 'iVity J, L. : Matthews, Junior Matthews and Charles W. Rale Off. all of hear Blythevill*. . ' , , • A trio of Blytheville Negroes charged with attacking a Necro housewife In a cotton [Mitch early this month'yesterday changed their pleas to a reduced charged. They previously pleaded Innocent to rape charges but yesterday entered pleas of guilty to charges of aggravated Bssaut. The three are .Sammy Farmer, Jimmy Woodson and John D. Foster. ; . • Arthur Johnson and Willie Washington, who earlier pleaded Innocent to charges of grand larceny, yesterday entered pleas of guilty to reduced charges of petit - larceny. Ewfng B. Cooper changed his plea of Innocent to an assault with. Intent to kill charge to guilty to charge of assault with a deadly weapon. In other action, trial of Dr. D. L Boyd of BlythevlHe on a charge of committing and abortion was. continued on motion of the defendant Senate Group Okays Pace WASHINGTON, April 6. OP)' Nominations 01 Prank Pace, Jr.. and W. Stuart Symington for key defense posts were approved u'n- inlmously by the Senate Armed Services Committee today. The committee recommended ihat the Senate confirm pace to secretary of the army and Symington to be chairman of the National Security Resources Board. Both were named by President Truman last week in a shuffling of several high government posts. Action 'came after the * nominees had beerv.ciuesCioned by Republicans about'controverslal r fssues. Pace assured'Senator Bridges (R- NH) that he was .fully aware, of worlcl-ft'ide Communist dangers and would riot tolerate "bad security risks". In . the Army department, even under-.pressure. Red Cross Contribution Total Reaches $9,587 Contributions for the Red Cross campaign being -onducted by th Chickasawba District Chapter to: day reached $9,581.92, toward « $15,000 quota. Solicitations not 1 previously announced including " $104.97 from Jone*. In the outlying communities, contributions were received In the office at the Court bouse including Dell, *5; and Dogwood. Rldce tt| and |13 from ,W, E. Hm«in, chair. man of, the campaign In the Butt* man community, , ' STOP! LOOK! FREE INSPECTION! ' '• '".''•' v .'/.' . , $ Do You Know if Termites Are Ruining Your Property? 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