The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 7, 1950 · Page 10
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PAGE TEN BLYTIIEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS : FRIDAY* APRIL 7* 1960 U. S. Must ReaHze Danger of Russia, Gen. Eaker Says 8 AN FRANCISCO, April 7. (A>)— H Gtn. Ira C. Eaker declared today the United States must realize Its danger, and "prepare to 'fight a war our way, not theirs; In Russia with bombs, not In Turkey or Iran on the ground." The former deputy commander of the Army Air Forces and wartime commander of the Allied Air Forces »nd the Mediterranean told the Commonwealth Club the United States should: "1. Have a sound plan. "2. Have the best weapons first — scientific ment. research and develop- CENTRAL . "3 Have a stock pile of atom bombs and the pow" lo deliver them "4. Convince the Russians we mean to fight. "5. Provide a trained manpower — universal military training. "6. Marshall our Industrial cap- lc ity_solve labor problems, eliminate strikes. "7. Fight the war our way, not theirs— in Russia with bombs, not in Turkey or Iran on the ground. Destroy Russia's industrial capacity — no occupation. "8. Destroy the fifth column in this country. "S. Teach a new brand of patriotism." Eaker said Russia could attack the United States' by organizing a juiecessful fifth column, "by military assault— bombardment by guided missiles and atom bombers, lowed by airborne Invasion,': nnd "by inducing us to reach to her moves in Europe or Asia, as Hitler led England to declare war against Germany.** "We need accurately to estimate our foe," Kaker declared. "Russian leadership is able, well-trained. It k ruthless. It is not Communist^ R it a dictatorship." Negro Deaths Services for Viola McDonald. 67, were conducted this afternoon-in Caston .Funeral Home Chapel by K«v. T. P. Conner with burial In the Mt. Zlon Cemetery. She died Thursday night at her home on South Km Street. She is survived by one daughter. Continued from Page 1 which Includes seven counties, and In the Twelfth Chancery District, covering .six counties. The fees were recommended by a committee composed of J. Louis Cherry of Blytheville, C. F. Tompkins ol Burdctte ami C. J. Low- ranee of Driver, and were approved by the full central committee. Six men were imined to fill vacancies caused by the deaths of throe cominiltecmen during the past year and moving from townships they represent /in the cases of three others. Vacancies Filled The, following men were elected to filJ vacancies: J. A. Forrester of Pe- cnn Point, to replace Frank A. Me- Clcncton, of near Tyronza, who moved from Wh.tton Township; Rufus Branch and Emmett Childs, Sr., of Pecaii Point, to succeed C. w. Friend anil John Uzze.le,. bolli ol whom have died, in Pecan Point Township; Calvin Williams of Hassett, lo replace A. S, Catchinys, who has died, in Scott .Township; Walter Lutes, to replace W. A: Nash of Blytheville Rt. 2, who mover from Clear Lake Township: nnd Allai Segraves of Osceola, to succeed S W. Fuller, who moved from Carson Township. The .committee also voted to add four polling places iri "the county two of them In Blyl/ievllle. In the impending elections, there will be ah added polling place in boll Wards One nnd Two.In Blytheville Heavy balloting in these wnrtis wa given as the reason for this action Another polling place nlso will bi set up in Fletcher Township, at Victoria, ami in Carson Township, at Holt Store. \' Men .named to fill vacancies today will serve until the gene nil election in November, when the commit teem en will come up for election along with regular elective officials. Candidates . who file to oppose present commiUeemcn this year must designate which incumbent they are running ngainst, the committee decided today. . To Meet July H The commitleemen will' meet ft- Qbiiuari** Rites Tomorrow For R. A. Saliba Form«r Blythavtll* Rtsident Succumbed Yesterday in Mississippi Rites for Raphael Alban Saiiba, 0. will be conducted at 3 p.m. to- iorrow at First Baptist Church In .lythevllle by the Rev. • Charles P. "readway of Cleveland," Miss., as- Lsted by Hie Rev. E C. Brown, pas- .r. . / , ' . L Masonic rites will follow the regions riles for the former Blythe- llle grocer at the Elmwood Ceme- Jury Convicts 'Mercy Slayer' ALLENTON, Pa., April T. (ff) — Harold Mohr was convicted of yol- mlary manslaughter today. In the o-called mercy killing of his can- ;er-ravaged brother, Walter, 55. The prosecution claimed the 36- rear-old tannery worker "stepped nto the shoes of Cod" »•*»• tie Fauiht's Studio USEIBRS AT SKNIOIt PLAYS last niglil at the High School Auditorium were (ront row, left to right: Martha Jane Wallace, Marslia Lou McGregor, Bcrna Pondrcn and .Mary Glasseock. Second row, Dorothy Whittle, Helen Martin and Ann Robinson. Third rov: Freddie Garner, Palsy Chitwood and Tommie Robertson. Fourth row. Louise Sullivan. Rena Bailey and Jackie Eslcs and fifth row, Betty Ann Graves, Betty McGregor, Alice Priest. Kathcrine Martin and Fronya Hatley. ;ain at 10 a.m. July 11 In the Circuit courtroom in the Court House to name election clerks and judges. In today's session, the committee voted $3 as the pay for clerks and judges. Following arc members of the central committee (listed by township): Big lake — W. R. Brown, W. F, Wells. Rllcy. Duiikln and 'M. L, Downing, nil of Manila; Fletcher — C. B. Wood ol cwecola and Sam Bov,-cn ot Luxorii; Monroe, Bruce Ivy, C. D. Ayers, R. H. Robinson and J. E. Hyttlt, Jr., all ot Osecola; Troy — O. P. Craig and Maurice Lynch, both ol Wilson; Bowcn — C. p. Cook and J. W. Crawford, both of Gosncll; Golden Lake — John Grain and John Enochs, both of Wilson; N'cal — L. . Pierce. Robert Bryant, Norman Eiiitcy, Nelson Henry, Earl Fields and John Ueardcn, all of Leachville. Wiiitton — Robert Jackson of Tyronza and J. A. Forrester of Pecan Point; Burdctte — Kd Segraves and C. F. Tompkins. both of Bur- dctle; Halt Moon —• H. VI. Story and Irby i-lodgc, both ot Blytheville; Pecan Point — Rufus Branch ant: lEmmett Childs, both ot Pecan Point; Canadian — E. M. RegcnoU and Sam Tillmnn, both of Armorel' Hector — John Stevens, Jr., am M. C. Koehlcr, both of Dell; Scoti — Calvin Williams of Bnssefct an: 3 oliceman Given 3-Year Sentence BATESVILLE, Ark., April 7. M>j— An Independence County circuit iu , coi'rt jury laic last night convicted . t(J[ j former Batcsville policeman Jess Long of voluntary manslaughter. The jury fixed punishment at three years Imprisonment. Long was found guilty in the fatal shooting of Tom -Williemst. 27-year- old Batesville filling station operator, as they struggled on a street Glider Training Begins for Reds L. R. Clark of Frenchman's Bayou; Blytheville. Carson — C. J. Lowrancc, • Jr.,* of Driver and Allan Scgcaves of Osccola; HIckman — R. C. Adklnson and George Cassidy, both of Huffman. Swaytie — S.H. Uozelle and Hairy Worslcy, both of Luxora; clear Lake — Ira Koonce and Walter Lutes, both of Blytheville; Little River — W. A. Metlmiiy of Etowah and Ed Brown, Norman Clay, Bryan Herd and Dewey May. all of Manila; Dycss — Park E. Tate and Dcwey Smothers, both of Dyess; McGavock — John W. Miller of Bnssctl and Roy Yclvington of Frenchman's Bnyou; Chfckasawba — Jesse Taylor, J. W. Adams, J. Louis Cherry, Rosco Crafton, Chester Caldwcll, William H. Wyatt, John W. C'audill, Oscar Fendler and Jimmie K. Sanders, all of BERLIN, April 7. (lf\ —Soviet-occupied Germany openly einrjarlcec on a program of training thousands of young communists as glider pilots, despite a four-power ban. The Soviet - licensed Neue Zei eald the state of Sa'xony-Anhal has already begun "extensive mea sures to promote this beautifu sport." Many German air fore pilots ot World War II got thli initial training as glider pilots ir the days of official German dis armament. The slate government and all pol itical parties have , promised direc help to Communist "Free Germa Youth" in financing glider train ing for Its membership, Neue Ze~ said. shot Walter. Pleading temporary risantty, the defense said Harold cracked under the strain of caring or his blinded Invalid brother who lad repeatedly pleaded to be "put out of his misery." A LehlBh County jury of four women and eight men returned the voluntary manslaughter verdict which carries a penalty of six to 12 years in prison, 16 hours and 2! minutes after It received the case. ery. Mr. Snliba died at 6 p.m. yester- ay at a Cleveland, Mtss., hospital fe had been In failing health for everal months, but his condition ecame serious only a few days ago He was born at Ashport, Tenn. Oct. 23, 1900. He was a graduate o: BlythcvUte High School and the University of Arkansas, a. 32nd de ;ree Mason, member of the Shrin •rs Club, the Eastern Star and the Baptist Church. In Grocery Businrs* While In Blytheville Ur.-.Salib: was associated with Kroger Grocer; Company. He was later with the company In Memphis before. setting up his grocery store at Cleveland. He had made his home In Cleveland for the past several years, having left BlytbevUle about 10: years ago. ' Survivors Include his wife, Mrs. Essie Saliba of Cleveland. She was expected to arrive in Blytheville today, with other members of the family, for funeral services. He is also survived by his aunt; Mrs." G. G. Saliba, Sr.. of Blytheville,' who- raised him and a sister, Mrs. Louts T. Saliba of Toledo, O. Pallbearers will include Leon Grevens, C. R. Wilbank, and D. C. McMin, all of Cleveland; Jimmy Kittany, Rene George, Eddie Saliba, Sam Rossie and Elliott Johns of here the night of last June 21, Long Blytheville; Louis George of Osce- said he acted In self defense. f The Jury announced its verdict In a still-packed courtroom at 11:30 p.m., seven hours after It "had received the case. f Long was tried on a charge of first degree murder. The jury reduced the charge. Fresno Has New Twin Slaying FRESNO, Calif., April 7. OP)— Fresno has 'another twin-kills- twin case—Its second such slaying in less than a month. James Preston, Jr., 4, innocently told his mother Wednesday: "I pushed Kenneth In the water Police Hunt Lead On'Boss' Slaying KANSAS CITY, April 7. (ff>—Po- Ice today centered their investlga- lou on Charles Binagglo's out-of- own connections but they were given little help from friends ot fh« ilaln north tide political lord, More than 25 of Blnagglo'i* closest associates have been questioned. De- ectlves tald they all expressed deep sorrow at the death ol Blnagglo and his strong-arm aide, ex-convict Charles Gargotta, but the sum total of Information given by them was zero, v tt, Binagglo, who broke wnu the Pendergast Democratic organization here after Boss Tom's death and became the northslde political power himself, was shot to ..death early yesterday in his political club rooms on Truman Road. Gargotta, known as the enforcer and executioner of the underworld here, also was killed. (an Irrigation ditch) and his head went under. I wish I had a fishing pole. Then I'd get my brother out." Police Chief Dan Lung said no action Is planned against James because" he didn't realize what he'd done. . v In March, Alice Richard, 14, fatally shot her twin, Sally "because I hated her." ola. Phillip Kourj of Steele, Mo., and Mitchell Saliba of Charleston, Mo. His body was due to arrive In Blytheville this alternoon. Indiana has about 51 miles frontage on Lake Michigan. 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