The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 10, 1949 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 10, 1949
Page 12
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TVKLYat BLViiiEvlLLE '(AKK.) 'OOUWEB NEWS FRIDAY, JUNE 10. 19« Tnman Leaves For little Rock Pitftidcnt MokM Trip to Arkansas Aaoard 'li»d«p*nd««c«' •7 Enteai *. Vateara WASHINGTON, June ID. </P) IVeaident Truman flies today to Kittle Rock to rejoin hi* old bat- tidT at •nether reunion of the 35th Division of World War I. 1 The one-time captain of Battery p, latth Field Artillery, will mix Vtlh old cronies, look in on • ball tonight, and have 7 o'clock break- fkst Saturday morning with his (lattery mates. : The President worked last night to complete an address to be delivered at 3:30 pm. (Eastern Standard Time) Saturday, highlighting the observance with the buddies with whom h« served In Prance. , With Secretary of State Acheson working at Paris on the German problem and the Senate soon to take up the North Atlantic Pact, the prospects for peace are ex- jtoeted to have heavy emphasis in die talk. < Plaaw Early RHurn ' Mr. Truman's take-off in the "Independence," the White House DC- i, was timed at 12:30 p.m.- (Eastern Standard Time) for the three and a half hour night to Arkansas. He wiD return to Washington immediately after Saturday's talk. , Making the trip with the President are Secretaries Charles G. ROM and Matthew J. Connelly; John R, Steelman, assistant to the President; Budget Director Prank Pace, an Arkansas, and the Presi- ^ent's three aides, MaJ. Gen. Harry p. Vaughan of the Army, Rear Admiral Robert D. Dennison of f.he Favy, and Brig. Gen. Robert B Landry of the Air Force. I As he did in the reunion last Tear at Omaha and two years ago at Kansas City, Mr. Truman plans to.march with the other 35th Divi- pon veterans in their annual p»r- rade Saturday morning. : The President likes nothing bet- f*r than to get out one of his American Legion canes, a Battery D arm band and strut along for the several blocks from his hotel to the • reviewing stand. I However, both official and family platters j ->vent him from being away from Washington very low at this time. ! Rely Ml Truman Link" ? LITTLE HOCK, June 10. H>)— Scattered thundershowers are predicted for Little Rock today and tomorrow, but Uie 3Sth Division is jrelying on "Harry Truman Luck" to hold off any rain while the President is here. I Warren Osgood, Little Tx>ck, chairman of the Arrangements Chambers'Wife Is 27th Witness In Trial of Hiss NEW YORK, June io. (*>—Mrs. Wnittaker Chambers, wife of the key government witness In the perjury trial of Alger Hiss, testified today that she and her husband «aw Hiss after Jan. I, 1«7. Her testimony corroborated that of her husband who contends that the former State Department official turned over secret government papers to him in 1937 and 1831 for passage to a Red spy ring. Hiss was Indicted by a grand Jury which charged that he lied when he denied handing the papers to Chambers or having seen the self- confessed Fted spy ring courier after Jan. 1. 1937. Mrs. Chambers was the 27th prosecution witness to take the stand. Under questioning, she related that she and her husband attended a New Year's Eve party at the Hiss home on Volta Place in Washington on Dec. 31, 1937. Earlier, the witness described the friendship between the Chambers and Hiss and his wife, Priscilla. The friendship, she said. Included lunches and dinner together, and walks in the park with Mrs. Hiss and Mrs. Chambers' Infant daughter. Clerk Identifies Babich as Buyer Of Murder Pistol MILWAUKEE. June 10. MPV-Mil- Ion Babich was pointed out today as the man who purchased the gun which the state claims was used to kill 18-year-old Patricia Birmingham. A witness aj the murder trial of the 19-year-old former high school honor student, walked to counsel's table, pointed to Babich and declared: "This is the man to whom I sold the gun." Babich displayed no emotion as the witness. William Plintrop, clerk in a sporting goods store, identified him. He maintained the same calm, almost disinterested, attitude he had shown since the trial began yesterday.. The gun was part of the state's grisly collection of exhibits offered to support Its claim that Babich, with premeditation, shot his wife's young sister and tossed her weighted body into the river because she threatened to disclose her sister was pregnant. The defense says the shootin? was accidental. William UUa. police photogra- Indeptrtdertce, Mo., Man Slated (a Become Head Of Truman's Army Unit LITTLE ROCK, June 10. <f> — John B Cobb of Independence, Mo., appeared slated to become the new president of the 35th Division Association tf the 29th reunion of the veteran Infantry outfit opened here today. Cobb, a chemical engineer, now Is first vice president of the association and members said practice In the past has been to promote the first vice president to the presidency. The first business of the reunion was a meeting of the executive committee this morning at which a resolution was adopted giving Arkansas proportionate representation with Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska on the association's Executive Committee. This action will give Arkansas three permanent members on that committee. The executive committee also elected Lucien Abraham of Batesville, Ark., a veteran of the 153rd Infantry regiment to "U a vacancy on the committee. Air force to Probe Crash of Jet Bomber SHREVEPORT, La., June 10 {*) —An official investigation was expected to start today into the cause of a B-45 jet bomber crash which killed two men and injured a third. The dead were identified by Capt. Jack Hassard. public information officer at Barksdale Air Force Base, as Capt. Ralph L. Smith. 27, of Shreveport and Capt. Milton O. Costello, 31, Chicago, 111. Capt. James L. Louden. 32. Pittsburgh, Pa., was in a critical condition at the base hospital. Louden is public information officer at Ihe 47th wing. The four-jet bomber exploded and burned after crashing yesterday six miles north of the base while on the downwind leg of a "touch «nd go" landing. Obituaries Committee for the 29th reunion of the 35th Division, which opened here today, is the most optimistic. "It won't rain." he said confidently. "Harry has th»t reputation." Wicker Infant Buried Funeral services for the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wicker 103 South 17th Street, were conducted this afternoon at the Cobb Chapel by the Rev. William J. Filz- hugh, rector of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Blythevilie. The baby was dead at birth in the Blytherille Hospital last night. Another child, Charles Wicker. Jr., and the parents survive. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery. pher, identified the .22 calibre revolver as that removed from the river. He gave its serial number and Plintrop said the number matched that of the gun he sold to Babich. CHART y°«r COURSE ><> SECURITY Let regular savings be the compass which guides you through the year* from youth to the age of retire- ment. Only perseverance and sound planning can assure smooth sailing We are ot your service, so open an account today! FIRST NATIONAL BANK The Only National Bank In Mtgguutippi County SENTENCES Continued from Page 1. • * • volved the theft of a cow. Mr. Parttow told the court the defendant was on parole at the time of the commission of the second crime. The defendant admitted other arrests In Florida before he came to Arkansas. He was on parole from the Arkansas prison where he was serving a sentence on an embezzlement charge, he told the court. In other cases before the court this morning, Judge Harrison: Gave Sam Warrington a suspended sentence of five years on an earlier plea of guilty to a charge of forgery and uttering. Placed William C. Gilliam on probation in connection with a robbery and grand larceny case In which two other defendants are involved. Deferred sentence In the case of Prank Gordon Goff, 27, who entered a plea of guilty to a charge of burglary and grand larceny. Civil Court to Convene Judge Charles W. Light of Para- gould will convene.the Jun» term of civil court for the Chickaaawb* District here Monday with about 40 cases scheduled for trial during Uie next two weeks. Petit jurors to report Monday to Judge Light include: C. A. Hunton, B. A. McCann, Leland Hodge, Homer E. Wilson. T. J. Bailey; Jack Owens, Marshall W. Cannady, Hadley Hays, Lee Crowe, Jr., George Stlllwell, Ira Harris, K. E. Wlsenhunt, M. E. Cook, Pred Copeland, j. j. Fields Blan .S. Heath, R. D| Hughes, Jr., Bill Turner. ' William Lawshe, Phillip Robinson, Gene Strickland, Leonard T. Oldham, Lloyd H. Wise, Jack Chamblin. Jack Adkisson, C. C. Elliott, H. S. Welch, James Barksdale, Pred Cal- Ihan, Hugh Whitsilt, Nelson Henry, Marcus Galnes, Dale Carter, Burl Grimes, William Boone. and Clyde Lutes. Alternates—Marlon Dyer, Claude Lancaster, vernice Blister, Herbert MulIIns/A. C. Duclos, J. J. Tale, Edd McMasters, Richard Greene, Allen Pickard, Wagner Adams. Lloyd Stickmon and N. C. Patterson, Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, m June 10. MV-(«SDA)-Ho«5 «,000; top and bulk 1*0-230 Ibc one price tl&>; steady to 25 higher than Thursday's average; mos hoes 240270 I be 20.50-22.25; several loads 270-310 IbE 19.75-2C.50; 150-160 Ibs 20.75-21.00; 100-130 Ibs mostly 18.2519 76;* sows average about steady; extremes about 25 lower; bulk 400 Ibs down 16.75-U.2S; heavier sows 14.25-18.50. Cattle 500; calves 700; bulb 50 lower; vealers 1.00 off; odd head medium and good light weight steers and heifers 24.00-25.50; common and medium kinds 19.00-23.50; odd head sows 18,50-19.00; common and medium lt.SO-18.00; canners and cutters 12.60-15.00. Nobel Author Diet OSLO, Norway, June 10. SigrJd Undset, Nobel prize winning author, died today at LUlehammer, Norway. Wheat is the most widely distributed of the cereal crops. Negro Deaths Service* for Archie McDougal, 49, will be conducted Sunday at 2 P m. at the Negro Baptist Church In Luxora, by the pastor. Her. H. Harvey. He died suddenly last [ Monday while plowing. Ihe Teasley il and Cobb Funeral Home of Blytheville is in charge of arrangements. (FATHER'S DAY IS JUNE 19) POP'S A GRAND GW! (you've got him!) 4-B ARROW'S A GRAM) Til! (we've got'em!) Again this yeac, we've lined up a host of fresh, new neckties by Arrow especially for Father's Day (June 19th, remember!). We hare Arrow's new crop of luxurious, neot- knetting ties, in a wonderful range of sparkling colon and patterns that moke perfect Father's Day gifts. And whether Dad likes bright, bold patterns or stripes and neat foulards, you can find just ih* ties to suit him here. $1 to $2.20. Com* in and pick 'en oufl MEAD'S

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