The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 6, 1949 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 6, 1949
Page 14
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f FAXSB FOURTEEN (ARK.) OOUMM KKW1 WerM W«w» toundup— Britons Arriving For Money Talks Economic Conference To Start Tomorrow; Reds Circle Canton By The Atsorlafed Preu Two Icey British cabinet ministers are expected to arrive in New York tonight enrout* to Washington for three-nation talks on Britain's economic plight. Sir Stafford Cripps, chancellor of the exchequer, and Ernest Bevin, foreign secretary, are arriving by ship for the British-Canr.dian-Am- erican talks opening tomorrow. Diplomatic authorities in Washington said Britain will ask permission to spend Marshall Flan dollars anywhere she likes—not just in the United States—as one way out of her financial crisis. Bevin is convinced, the source said, that Britain shortly will have to dip into her dwindling reserves for millions of dollars unless Marshall Plan policies are relaxed. Bevin wants Britain to buy large quantities of Canadian manufactured goods, machinery, foodstuffs and paper products with Marshall Plan dollars. The Marshall plan provides these products, must be purchased in the United States. Canton Defenses Probed In Canton, the Chinese Nationalist government said the Communists are probing the government defenses for weak points on the Canton perimeter. The Nationalists claimed their forces arc holding their own against Communist drives to cut the Canton-Hankow railway, 170 miles from Canton. Reports from Kunming described that southwestern China city as quiet but tense after a bloodless seizure of power by Gov. Lu Han of Yunnan Province Saturday. Earlier reports said the governor had proclaimed the independence of Yunnan from the Nationalist administration. Today's reports said no nationalist officials, have been molested and all government banks were open. Bolivian Revolt Collapsing The 10-day old rightist revolt in Bolivia against the middle-of-the- road government appears to be fast collapsing. The government railio said Carlos Torrew. leader of the uprising, had been captured in Sucre. That town and Polosi, seized by rebels last week, have been retaken by government forces. An »rmy communique said loyal troops and planes are pursuing remnants of fleeing rebel forces. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER «, 1949 COIN 1 MY WAY?—This jeep owned by a Cleveland, O., medical supply lirm almost came to the parting of the ways. The right wheel wanted to turn right, the left wheel wanted to go left, and the chassis leaned just a little left of center. Before dashing madly off in all directions, the driver had the broken tie rod repaired and disappeared down a one-way street. SLAYINGS Continued Irom Page 1. shop of Clark Hoover, nearby. He shot and killed Hoover. Then he ran into a shoe repair shop at 3206 and killed the proprietor. Prom there Unruh dashed into a dry cleaning establishment at 3218 and killed the proprietor there. At the same addre.%^ he found a young bride and shot her. Then, Thompson said. Unruh ran (o his own room where he had what Thompson described as an "arsenal of knive.5, clubs 'and ammunition." He barred the door and took shots out the wh-rlow at passersby in the street. He felled several of them. Among those -shot down in the street was six-year-old Morris Smith and an unidentified boy of five. Both died later at Cooper Hospital in Camdcn. Kittle Last 45 Mlnulu Also killed by out-the-window shots were Jame.s J. llutlon. 45. of nearby Westmont, N.J.. ami Alvin M. Day of Mantua, N.J. The whole battle lasted less than three quarters of an hour. It was 9:15 a.m. (EST) when Uliruh was captured. The dead and wounded were lak- en to Cooper Hospital. All available doctors and were pressed Into service as the litters were brought in. The street crowd, which Included many whose kin u'ere slain, surged angrily against the police lines, shouting, screaming and bellowing. Little was known of Uhruh in the River R<mu neighborhood. Residents described him as a quiet, rather handsome young man who lived alone and always dressed well and in good ta.ste. Aflfr (he shooling.s, police threw a cordon around the neighborhood and undertook a house-to-house search for any dead or wounded who might have been overlooked in the excitement. "Just Like Battle" "It was just like a battle." said Dominic Latela. 34, who l-uns a frozen food business at 3210 River Road. "r was in tny shop when I heard .shots and saw a bunch of children nm out of the barber shop," La- lela said. "Then one woman came out carying a child. I look the child from her and rushed him to the hospital. Before T left I heard at least ten more shots." The child, Thomas Hamilton, died at Cooper Hospital. Eyewitnesses — and there were hundreds of them—likened the peaceful neighborhood to a "scene of war." And one of those who watched the shotings related how Unruh calmly tool: time off from hi.1 wild barrage to lean from the v.indow of his room and spit. Justice Rutledge Better; f merges from Coma YORK. Me.. Sept. 6—</!')—Supreme Court Justice Wiley B. Rutledge has emerged sufficiently from a coma to talk to members "of his family and nurses, a hopsltal spokesman said today. The 55-year-old jurist has suffered a cerebral hemorrhage. Dr. Elmer Tower said Justice Missourian Held On Two Charges Cases Involve Theft Of Officer's Car, And Two Accidents Hearing for Howard F. Lucas, 29, of Pauldlng, Mo., on charges of grand larceny and driving while under the influence of liquor, was continued until tomorrow In Municipal Couri this morning. • I.ucas, who told the court he was an asthma.sufferer, is charged with wrecking two cars, one of which was stolen from Deputy Sheriff J. W. McHnney of LeachviHe. and damaging a third during a wild race after his arrest at Leachvllle Saturday. According to Deputy Sheriff McHaney, he rescued Lucas from a Studcbaker truck which had overturned on State Highway 77 one- half mile North of Leaehville Saturday afternoon. At the time Lucas appeared dazed and was bleeding about the face, Mr TT ^ncy said. "I put him In my car, a 19^9 model Hudson, to take him to the tloctor but he told me that some one else was In the truck and when I -vent back to loo': he drove off In mv car." MeHaney .wid. Seroml Acridenl Near Arbyrrl I.ucas drove North on Highway 77 tn McTIanev's car. according <o the officer and -va.s arrested a few minutes 1n lcr after he had crashed the Hudson Into the rear of another car on Missouri Highway 25 near Arbvrd. Mo. Both McHaney's car and the other car were damaged considerably. Lucas told the court this morning that he was suffering from asthma, had taken some medicine, and that he did not know what happened at the time. He at first entered a ole'a of guilty to the driving while under the influence of liquor charge, but after nhtnln- ine the services of an attorney, withdrew the plea and was granted a continuance. Coast Guard Locates Woman's Body in Boat CHICAGO .Sept. e. fAP) — The U.S. Coast Guard Station reported today it had located a partly submerged sailboat in Lake Michigan with the badly bruiser; and bloody body of a woman lashed to the rig- Sing. Chief Warant Boatswain Kenneth Foster. U.S.C.G., Identified the body as that of Mrs. Laurial Netezo, 22, of Chicago. Poster, who raced to the bobbing Rutlcdge continues to hold a slight improvement noted yesterday, when he took nourishment for the first time since he sank into a. coma last Friday. Attention Men! Mr. James R. Scott Tailoring Stylist of The Storrs-Schaffer Co. WILL BE IN OUR STORE Wed. & Thurs. Sept. 7-8 He will give his Personal Attention to the selection of your made-to- measure Fall Suit or Topcoat, R. D. HUGHES CO. "Where the Man Who Knows - Buys His Clothes'' Obituaries Heart Attack Fatal For Osceola Resident Luther Lacy, 72, of Osceola died yesterday in Ills home as the result of a heart attack and funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday In the Swift Funeral Home Ohapcl in Osceola by the Rev. J. L. Prewett of Keiser. Mr. Lacy Is survived by his wife, Mr.s. Tennle Lacy;'In::a sons, Elmo and J. L. Lacy of Little Rock, and Bentley Lacy of Osccola; four daughters, Mrs. H, H. Lubker, Mrs. Louise Conning. Mrs. C. T. Tolliver, all of Little Rock, and Mrs M. H. Whittington of Memphis- and a sister. Mrs. Etta Hatfield of Dardanelle, Ark. SCHOOLS Continued from Page 1. Hardin is principal. Sudbury's breakdown shows 86 first graders; 94 second grade students; 67 for the third grade- 59 for the fourth; and 67 each in the fifth and sixth grades. Mr.s. E. F Fry principal, said that the faculty there allowed two teachers for each grade. Yarbro Shovg Increase At Yarbro where the enrollment jumped from 105 to 120 there were 28 first grade students enrolled, 15 in the second and fourth, 27 in the third, 17 in the fifth and 18 In the sixth grade. Miss Minnie Faster Ls principal. In the Negro schools where 802 were registered. George Hollis. principal, skid that there were 88 .seventh graders. 49 eighth graders, 45 freshmen, 34 sophomores, 28 juniors and 26 seniors. In the lower grades, with the school In Robinson Addition and the Elementary School combined, there were 121 primary students; 81 In the second grade; 84 in the third; 70 in the fourth; 97 in the fifth and 53 in the sixth grades. Last year teacher loads were evened after registration was complete, and it Ls expected that several adjustments will be made this year. hulk in a crash boat, identified it as the Lorelei, of Jackson Park Harbor, Chicago. Big 'Man' flying Boot Land* Softly Following Lost of Engine at Sea HONOLULU, Sept. «. ffi — The huge flying boat Philippine Mars landed safely 'icre today with Its 54 passengers and crew after dropping an engine 4*0 miles out to sea. The Hawaii Sea Frontier said the four-engine craft landed nt Keehi Lagoon, Honolulu. It was convoyed by an Air-Sea Rescue Flying Fortress from Hawaii and a PanAinerlc' • Strato- Crulser. The Strato-Crulser sighted the Mars after the big ship sent an urgent message to Hawaii. The Hawaiian Sea Frontier said the plane radioed that its No. 1 engine fell off at 4:55 a.m. (Honolulu Time). There were 40 passengers and a crew of 14 aboard. There were no civilians among the passengers. Russians Begin Testing New Electric Equipment MOSCOW. Wt—An electric combine is being tested on Russian grain fields this summer. "Izvestia" "Pravda" and other papers recently announced that this experimental machine was now being tiled out on the fields of the Ail-Union Agricultural Academy near Moscow. Senator Drops Demand For Air Trove/ Data WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 UK _ Senator Elmer Thomas (D-okla) today dropped his demand on Secretary of Defense Johnson for information al>out the use of military a rcraft by President Truman and other top goveriment officials. Thomas told reporters he was dropping it because Undersecretary of Defense Stephen Early had assured him that use of military aircraft, will be restricted In the future to "public business." • Thomas added (hat he now con- sideres a "closed matter" the controversy stirred up by Johnson's objection to a request from a group of Senators for r, military plane to fly them part way around the world. Tliomas is chairman of a Senate appropriations subcommittee that passes on funds for the armed forces. He plans to lead members of the group to Europe to check on expenditures in public funds. Inhabitants of the Isle of Man are called Manxmen. Arkansas Polio Deaths Are Increased to 36 LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 6. f/P, Arkansas counted Its 37th Bolf . death as the total number of cases this year rose to 784 Olln A. Webb, five, Nashville .?< ;; dled nere yesterday, less than M hours after being admitted to a polio Isolation ward Meanwhile. Dr. A. M. Washburn director of the Communicable Dis' ?? s « DlvIsl °n »' the Arkansas Health Department, said the polio trend now Is "definitely downward but saw the possibility O f 000 cases in the state before It/runs Its course this year Egg-Laying Average High In Czech Service Report , tP ,^^ E (AP) -' ri «> government statistical service reports that Czechoslovakia', hens are doing better for the nation—increasing their egg laying average. 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