The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 28, 1949 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 28, 1949
Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1049 BLYTHEVTLLl! (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS PAGE NINE Officers to Check Mitchum Arrest DA's Office Thinks Raid on Actor Might- Have Been Framed LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27—W)— Was Robert Mitclmm's marijuana framed? The district attroney's office says It ts Investigating "reporls" that Mitchum and bit actress Lila Leeds may have been victims of Hollywood's pur|x>rted extortion ring. H. Leo Stanley, chief Investigator for the district attorney, questioned Miss Leeds Monday as the Mitchum case was reopened. Mitchum and Miss Leeds served time after narcotics officers raided the beauteous blonde's Laurel ^jfcauyon cottage a -/ear ago. Also frrcsted in the raid'but later [reed was dancer Vlcl Evans. Miss Leeds told Stanley: "I was putting up Vicky's hair and I was smoking a marijuana cigarette, why didn't the cops, .who were outside watchinsr as 1 found out later, pinch me then? "They didn't. They waited until Milchmn got there." Stanley said legitimacy of, the arrests is not questioned, but his otticc is interested In reports they were "engineered." The knowledge about the cx- trotion rinj; was given to the grand jury In a memorandum by Paul liehrmann, ex-actor's agent. In testimony, lie labeled Miss l^eds and Miss Evans as "prostitute extortionists," a charge which Miss Leeds ' had denied "unequivocally." Miss Leeds told Satnlcy she once hired Behrmaun as her agent but broke the contract after six months. Formerly Mitcluim's agent, Eerir- Dollar-Hungry Britons How Offer Americans A Better Mouse Trap WASHINGTON, Sept, 28. W) — Britain, trying to capture more U,S, dollars, Is now offering Americans "better" mousetrap. The Commerce Department announced yesterday it newly-designed mousetrap was among specialty items from Britain recently llstc< as "American iinjiort opportunities.' The trap is designed ns "nil metal rust-proof, self-setting, and hy- glentc, and guaranteed to put ft! end to trapped fingers." leds Report finding "4ew Uranium Mine BKRLW, Sept. 28—(/!')—Uussla las found <i new uranium mine In cast Germany to spur Its atom bomb production, west-Berlin newspapers claimed yesterday. lie papers said 'the new mine was opened under-the direction of Hussitm engineers In former silver mines at Maiuifeld, near Elslcben Suspicious Men All ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 28. OT— Two detectives were sent out Monday night to Investigate a suspicious-looking map standing In an alley. They founct the roan was the walclminn at an Industrial plant In Saxony, Sept. 21. More than 1,000 German miners were reported working In the new slmlt. He told them that for half an hour he had. been keeping an eye on «, siisplclous-lookirig.nian at the other end of the t "Fine," ' said the detectives, "Keep It up'. We'll circle and get htm from behind." They did. •Suspicious-looking nian No. 2 explained: he Is a watchman for another plant and for half an hour had been keeping an eye on a suspicious-looking man at the Bother end of the alley. MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR NOKONIC VICTIMS—A crowd °l about 8,000, attended a memorial service for passengers of the S. S. Moronic that lost their lives when flames swept the ship Sept. 17 at Toronto out. The service held in the Coliseum of the Canadian National Exhibition, was attended by Mayor E. Van Antwerp of Detroit, Acting Mayor L. c. Rowley ot Cleveland and Mayor H. E, McCflllum of Toronto. (AP Wirepiioto). Knucklcbusters Announce Plans For Contests Sunday at Air Base Plans for the First Annual Model i being shown thLs week in the Hub- Alrplanc • Contest to be sponsored I bard Hardware Window, by the Blythcville Knuckledusters j strnting the equipment demon used in are near completion, and the con- 1 p rCjcC (i urei n le finished product. test schedule vvaa ' announced today Austrian Independence Treaty Talk Fruitless NEW YORK, SepU 28- M»j— The foreign ministers of Ihe United States, Britain and Prance met with Russia's Andrei Vishlnsky Monday night tn a new mid fruitless effort lo agree on an independ- Truman Probably YV/M Pass Up World Series WASHINGTON. Sept. 28. OT) — President Tntmnii probably will pass up the World Series this year. But he will attend the Army-Navy minimi football classic at Philadelphia November 20. Press Secretary Charles G. Ross told reporters yesterday "it looks unlikely" that the President will get to any gnme of the baseball series. "Too much '<; going oh," Hoss snld. But he said ft Is definite that Mr, Truman will at'-cnd the inter- service football game In Philadelphia ns he did last year. building the modcl£, steps in the :,,,,„, i rM i,, for .mini by o. C. Swarlz, president of the , a , Ki rinal!y the rcMy -.finished" ulce treat> for Allstrla : . The contests will assemble at the north hangar at the Blytlievillc Air Base at 10 a.m. Sunday for the ini- product, which has been wrecked by flight. Mr. Schwartz said that the crash landings will not disqualify contest- -- r , ,, c. i iiiimins,5 win noc <n,squ;tiuy tuuiw.- — ••• •••«> • Hal flishts. All lights, Mrs. Swarlz ftnU _ ^ J, hmc >. s wil , ,.,,. council of fo said, must be tuned before 4 p.m. ctive cuj)s ana Mts wB1 ^ gh . cn the spokesmen t to be official. winner of the second place awards.! " informa The competition is open to those under 20 years of age in the greater rraim K°in lail without bail pending , appeal on a conviction of bilking' Blytheville area. Thfi-ncwlce group $10,000 from another client. BARITONE FIND — George ^ London, 28, oE Los Angeles, . above, was acclaimed an oul- \ standing bass baritone discovery • following his debut in the Vicn- ; na, Austria, State Opera. The young American singer appeared as King Amonasro in Verdi's opera "Aida." A communitiuc said the four probably will have another Iry at the problem tomorrow, Although the four men at Monday night's session make up the council of foreign ministers (CFM), made plain that it was al meeting and not a Churchill fo Ask Attlee About Russia's A-Bomb LONDON, Sept. 28—(/Pi— Winston Churchill decided yesterday lo ask Prime Minister Altlee for more information about Russia and a loin bomb. Veteran observers doubted, however, llmt Attlee would have much lo add to the bare announcement last week by the United States and Canada thiil an atomic lias taken place in Enjoy the whiskey that's M ttt Glad yog could join me—I'm pouring ginnil-lasling OLD SUNNK BROOK from Kenluikyl Wlial ikhnnsl What smoolhiuns! I'm sure jlad you (ailed me "om on Ihe SUHNY BROOK side!" - OLD „ SUNNY BROOK BRAND Grain Neutral Spirit! ill be those under 14; those under 6 will be in the junior group and lose between 16 and 20 will be in le senior division. There will be demonstration ights for these over-21 but they •ill not be eligible for any prize. Three official flight winners will x decided upon by the aggregate line In the rubber powered even, as free flight and, in the control I ine stunt compUUon a cup will be ' iven in the first prize. I The Cecil Wroten Memorial Trophy, to be awarded to the winner, or the contestant in the contest accumulating the greatest number of point-j, will be awarded for the first ime, from the Lions Club. When von three consecutive years it will be a permanent trophy. : The American Model .Airplane rules will cover the contest. In stnnt flying the level flight, Inside loop, wing over, take off, landing, balloon breaking, outside loop and invcrled flying will be considered in the judging. The oulside loop and inverted flying demonstrations can win a total of 16 points, aiid all the demonstrations can win a total of 36 poppits. Entry blanks are being distributed to those planning to cnler, and can be turned in to E. P. Coates at the Hobby Shop. As a part of the first annual airplane contest to be sponsored by the Blytheville Knucklemisters a display has been prepared and I: SHEET METAL WORK- OF ALL KINDS Custom \vork for gins, alfiilfji mills, oil mills. Custom Shearing up lo 1/4 inch thickness Frank Simmons Tin Shop 117 Soulli Broadway Phone 2B51 Army Surplus \VE SELL IN JOB LOTS • iMallrcsscs Comforts • Cols • lll.inkcts We Unj Good Used Clothing ANDERSON SHOE SHOP & CLOTHING STORE .116 K. Main Blylhevillc STABBS Service Refrigeration and OIL STOVE REPAIR Phones 255!)-S5'l Blyllicville Willys Sales Co. 410 E. Main SENSATIONAL GRIFFIN LIQUID WAX Hillbilly Jamboree & Dance Legion Arena Sat Oct 1 E - i Finals In the Amateur Show Those Who Like to St|iiarc Dance are Cordially Invited! —Featuring- — Garrett Snuff Variety Gang with Jackie Boy Pennrngton Adm, Adults 75c — Children25c This Adm. Includes Both Show & Dance |.', \ I JUST APPIY LET DRY1 You'll get a bright sparkling "dress- up" shine in a jiffy. Scuff marks recolorcd too! Special Griffin carton serves as non-tip bottle holder OUR NEW TELEPHONE NUMBER 4427 Nunn Provision Co. 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All entries become the property of Kurd Motor Company. Contest subject to Federal. State and local regulations and to contest rules on entry blank. (d) Winners' names will be posted at all Ford Dealers' not later than December ]., 1949. (e) Contest is open to all residents of United States, except employees of Ford Motor Company, Ford Dealers, their advertising agencies or their families. It's your big chance to win one off these TOO prizes! "Jltt faililM Car •f fk« Inr" 4-door Custom V-8 Ford Sedans, »quipp»d with Radio, "Magic Air" Healer, Overdrive, and White Sidewalt Tirei. 5 few fb&Twcxs BWIUJ Built It [git Lsnytr fOplf'onal) General Duty Model F-5, V-8 «ngine; s'ak« body, 158-inch wh«elba« FORD Trucki, equipped with Radio and "Magic Air" Healer. Optional as priz« to th» top 5 of Ihe 25 car winner! who ipecify preference for • truck on Contest Entry Blank. 25 WOO US. /OO */00 US. SAVINGS BONCX "•^^^^P^ ^^s -^S^1 rtfwv-* «-»VTWV* Drivm In today! Get your Free Safely Check, Get your fntry Blankl PHILLIPS MOTOR CO Fifth & Walnut Phone '1453 Send in your entry * Contest closes Oct. 31

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