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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, September 10, 1949
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I PAGE EIGHT Ex-Communisfs Held for Treason Hungary Accuses Eight of Spying for Tito and the West BUDAPEST, Hungary, Sept. 10. (fl — The Hungarian government accused eight former high-ranking Communists today of treason and of trying to overthrow the government "with the armed help of Tito »nd the other present leaders o( Yugoslavia." The eight men—Including former Foreign Minister Laszlo Rajk and Lfeut. Gen. Oyorgy Palffy, former chief inspector of the Hungarian Army—will go to trial on tile Indictment on Sept.. 16. Copies of the indictment were handed to . correspondents several hours after the Hungarian Workers (Communist) Party issued a com- muulque announcing the expulsion of three leading party mcrnup and their arrest on charges of .^ Ing "for foreign Imperialist po\i ers." The- powers were not iinme in the communique. The three were Palffy, Kolta Horvnth, editor-in-chief of th Hungarian Trade Union newspnpei Nep Szava; and Pal Justus, forme Communist member of Pnrliamen Thr« Trials Scheduled Rajk's arrest on charges c "Trotzykism" and espionage fo "Imperialist powers" was annoimrei June 15. along with others. In formed sources said next week' trial probably would be the firs of a series of three. They said many other persons have been im plicated and that a full list o these would be announced later. Perhaps the most sensatlona charge in today's 34-page Indictment was the one that accused the major defendants of hoping "to carry out their aims with the armot help of Tito and the other presenl leaders of Yugoslavia." Hungary Is one of (lie Moscow- led group of Cominform nations which has broken with Premier Marshal Tito's Yugoslav government over the Issue of obedience to Moscow. The Indictment was handed down by Prosecutor Gyilla Alapi. who prosecuted Josef Cardinal Minds- renty and sent him to jail for life for treason. Mrs. Nora Ann Taylor Buried in Leachville Funeral rites for Mrs. Nora Ann GERMAN LEApER-Theodor Heuss, above, chairman of the free Democratic Party in Western Germany, may become president of the new West German KepubLc. The 85-year-old professor, who lives in Stutlgarl is one of the most prominent figures ,n post-war German political life. (P ho t 0 by NEA _ Acme staff correspondent Werner W. Chrislman.) THt NATION TODAY— Veteran Policeman, Ready to Retire, Would Make Life. Easier for Rookies B.T JamM M.rlow WASHINGTON, Se]>t. 10. (/P>—6«rge«nt Bill Ltitwl always wsnttd to be a writer. In nine months he'll retire after 2S years ts a Detroit cop. Sc her« today he'll have his first try at what h« always wanted to do. "' Tills piece belongs to him. I don't know him. He wrote m a letter about i story I wrote couple of weeks ago on people grow Ing old. In it I mentioned all the olc cops I knew when I worked a police beat and nor they sat a round at night, happy and chew ing the fat. And In it I remembered how i was when they retired: A little party, a few awkward words, anc they were gone. And pretty sooi they were dead. Sergeant Bill Leltzel wrote me: "Some nine months hence I'l. have finished my quarter-centurj and will, too. blow out, clumlsly Once in a while I find myself making up the little speech I'll make Then I think: " 'What the hell. It'll be forgotten before supper anyway'. "But when 1 look at those young iids coming In to replace us, II starts a lot of thinking." Would Help Kookiex He remembered how green he felt when he first became a cop. And he wondered how (lie nevi rookle.s coming i(p every year now can ever learn to protect a city like Detroit. But he went on: "Then as I let my memory cruise future-ward through the years, I can remember how my co-rookies took over more and more responsibilities until at a recent revival party we round there were 16 of 46—left out of 108—who had been made sergeants or better. "Beer, pretzels, and sandwiches were everywhere. Everyone was busy remembrancing. No one thought to try to total our dead though it's in the files for those who care enough to check. "It was hard to recall some of the faces we hadnf seen in years Jumping, running, giggling cadets were now gray, heavier, matured •But they proved to me that the years take care of things and I need never fear that the department of which I'm so proud will BLYTHEVILU (ARK.) CQURIM NEW8'l'KARS-Miss Rcatha .Nixon 'left.) who vanished on Ijibor Day Irain trip to Kansas City, walked into Topeka, Kan. police station and announced she wasn't missing it all. She told officers she simply ind decided not to go through with :cr wedding, planned for next Sat- rrday. with nussell Johnson (right) The couple is shown at a dance nst winter at (lie university of Missouri. (AP Wirephoto). Obituaries Taylor, OB, who died Tuesday at the ionic of a son, Homer Taylor of .[•achville, were conducted VVednes- ay at the Leachville Methodist ihurch. Mrs. Taylor was born at Heber Springs and moved to Leaehville "x years ago. Her survivors include four dnugh- ers, Mrs. L.M. Crisp of Jones- oro, Mrs. Van Hawkins of Cnrd- •ell, Mo., and Byron Welch and Irs. Herbert Wilson of Leachville- Ight sons. Monroe Taylor of He- »cr Springs, Cyrus Taylor of Batd Oiob. Walter and Leon Tavlor of larmaduke. and Homer Taylor, Yazer, Frank and Erwin Taylor r Leachvllle; and three half-bro- hers, Monroe Tucker of Bald Knob, -juvrencc Jess of wilburn and Clarnce Shearer of Leachville. Burial was in the Leachville Cem- lery, under the direction ot the -loward Funeral Home. ieart Attack Fatal •or James E. Battles Funeral services for James Ellis ever grow to be anything but better and better. "When, in my turn, I will boil to the brim and drop over into the waste, I regret that I'll not be able to cram my compiled experiences into the head of some stumbling rookie. Many I.earn Hard Way "Some of the things that were i hard to learn—such as courtesy to my fellow-man, that a mnn could te on the other side of every argument entirely, not even go to niy church, and still not be crazy— So many things I'd like to pass on to the stumbling kid. But the years will do it. So be It. "I wished many times to have ueen a writer. I have a number of newsmen friends. I've got many a clipping in my scrap book If this scribble should move you to stanza or « half-one—would you send me a page?" Sergeant, it seems to me that ' the only way to tell your story is lo let you tell it yourself. You did it. better than I could. And if jfilUors think enough about it- to put—-in their you'll have fuKiHEtt > old ambition. INVOLVES MARTIN — Comdr Thomas Davies, famed Navy flier, on (he witness stand before the Navy Inquiry court at Washington prob- ng the B-36 memo, tells oi meet- ng In Baltimore April 13 with Plan* vlnnufacturcr Glenn L. Martin at which discussion involved informa- ion about the B-36 program to be upplled Sen. Millard Tydings (D- Md) chairman of the Senate Armed Services committee. <AP Wlreplioto) STRIKE papers, then liltle of your 3attles. 51. will be conducted nt 2:30 c . . , ., .m. tomorrow at the Full Gospel : rinnish Houses Rejected At Sydney, Australia SYDNEY (AP)-Four ready-cut timber nouses Imported from Sweden and Finland likely will be sold at a lojs. Landed cost was 53,326 'abernacle on Lilly Street by the Rev. E. T. Kelly, pastor, nnd burial follow in Maple Urove Ceme- cry. Mr. Battles, an employee of the lytheville Canning Companv wns •••••• > dmitted to the Walls Hospital! SI l ™-bedioo m houses, and 2. He died yesterday He i three-bedroom types, itlrred a heart attack. Mr Bat-' al l:os ' °' tne houses includes was born at BaiTicId and lived " 1? erectio " a "d Sydney suburban l this vicinity all his life. His home I blll!d "" > site ranged from S8.446 to n Blytheville was on North Frank- I slu ' 98a Highest bids for the houses n Street. He had been a farmer i werc S3 > s '6 and 54,131). They were . Barlicld until he started working j llcl sol<i at these prices, or the canning company. T '»e houses were imported as-a Mrs. Ollie Battles, his wife, two' "' U1 >>>' 'ho EaM Asiatic Co. iAas- ms nnd two daughters and three. 1 "" 11 ln Australia cost about S«460 slers survive him. Mrs. Dorothy ( trolia) awrcnce and Miss Joan Battles. I Continued from page 1. 10 sign of a compromise move y either the railroad or the four nions Involved, the Brotherhoods l Locomotive Engineers, Loco- tnguimcn and Firemen, Railroad Trainmen and Orders of Railway Conductors. Paul j. Neff, chief operating of- cer of the line, who called the trlke "one of the most unjustified n American railroad history." and epeuted that he Is ready to let rbitrators settle the issues in dis- R. E. Davidson, assistant grand nier of the locomotive engineers, peakmg for the brotherhoods, said rbitratton wouldn't end the strike The union's stand is that the Issues n dispute are not subject to arb- tratiou. Davidson said the brotherhoods re ready to resume negotiations with the carrier at any time, but hat Ihe strike will continue mean- ivhile. Claims Involve $3 Million The cause of the strike is that he road and the unions, alter years r negotiations, still can't agree on ow certain operating rules for he men shall be interpreted The nions have submitted 282 claims or their members, based on their nterpretation. These involve about J.000,000 the railroad would "have o pay if it agreed to the calims Inch it doesn't. It was estimated Hint only.about MO of the railroad's 27,000 em- oyes remained on thejob today, ney are to handle administrative ctails that, strike or no strike re- • quire attention. A prolonged tieup would cripple many industries in the area served by the 72000-mile system and lead to shutdowns idling many factories m the area. With an embargo placed on freight shipments last Tiles- i day, the effects of the strike al- '. ready were being felt. j Among the larger cities affected by the tieup are St. Louis. Kansas l City, Omaha, Memphis. Little Rock I and Jefferson City, Mo. Governors, Editors Invited to Luncheon daughters, and the two sons oniild Ray and .James Eugene Bales, reside in Blythrvillc. Two sis- rs. Mrs. Gertrude Mead and Mrs . me Rogers, live in California and ! the oilier sister. M, s . Eunice Cuni- • •> ^.vv^.u,, ,,,, u oyuney suouruaii ,,„. tauiidmp site ranged from S8 446 to MEMPHIS. Sept. 10. Wj — The — - - ' Commercial Appeal will hold its annual Editors' and Governors' Luncheon here Sept. 22, it said today. . j The event is one of the annual ' highlights of festivities centering around the Mid-South fair and livestock show. Editor prank Ahlgren has Invited some 75 mid-south editors and their wives and the governors of Tennes- >ce. Arkansas and Mississippi to attend with fair and city and county officials. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1949 Limited. Similar houses thf two-bedroom type. Most i houses in Sydney are built of orick. eron, lives in Panigould. The Cobb Funeral Home charge of arrangements. Is in SUMMERTIME CANDIES Summertime Candies 1 Pound ]_2J 2 Pounds 2.45 Rosebud Minis (28) 60 Honeysuckle Slraw«... .29 Sold Ivxclusively In IJlylhcvillc WOODS DRUG STORE 221 West Main I'm Free Of Washday Worries! WITH NU-WA'S ROUGH DRY BUNDLE ^"10° <-*> FUlwork Finished Wearing Apparel Starched Shirlg finished 12c extra. I'anls Finished 20c extrm. TELEPHONE 4474 Nu-Wa Laundry-Cleaners Six Service Truck, We Give Eagle Stamps HAL BOYLE'S COLUMN Writing a Newspaper Column Puts Author in Mental Prison NEW YORK —<;«- Ixlh anniversay of Into prison, my except dealli fcr trie columnist who kawson mea tne first Associated acquires the crease of taking him- Press story out of that city when self too serioisly. It was partially destroyed by an dntmvinlcfe 11V* nr-«clrlai-ilr. *...* PYlll/viina HmmiinlHrtn cKi.. Columnists, like presidents, get many letters and small gifts from exploding ammunition ship. many letters and small gifts from • the people, ff they like black cher- McMatH Cancels Talk r es. snniponp is sure tn spnri ttiom »•••* rles, someone is sure to send them a box. But .if they mention they are fond of sea breezes, no one ever airmails them a yacht. But It's the sentiment that counts. So, even though my hair is fast vanishing, I am grateful for the fellow T ,vho sent me a bottle of beer shnmiwo. It tasted fine, and my goddaughter thought It was cute the way r burped soap bubbles for three days. • And right -TOW I want to thank the reader who mailed me a glass eye recently. It was just my color — reddisn" blue. MEMPHIS, Sept. 10. (/ry-oov- ernor Sid McMath of Arkansas :ancellcd yesterday his engagement I here Tuesday SKY American Indians, long before the arrival of thecolonists, prized oysters as a delicacy. Bus Opens Week Days 7;ixi p.m. Malitiee Saturday & Sundays Mal.-Sun. 1 p.m, Cont. Showing Manila, Ark. Shows EVERV MGHT Ex-Arkansas . Dies While Driving Car BEAUMONT, Tex., Stpt 10—<rt>j— P. P. (Pete Lawson, former newspaperman, died suddenly last night while driving. Lawson came to Beaumont 26 This Is the cattle breeding to flagpole silting, years ago from Stuttgart, Ark. He tiy entrance Its occupational hazards are chair promoted the production of Tung . "• sores and punlitry. A little baby °" <"' ' ne Gu 'f Coast. It Is a hoosegow of the mind— oil In the right spot will heal the As a news|»pernian In Halifax the business of writing a dally chair sores, bit there Is no cure Nova Scotia, during World War I and' S i >aPer colunm ' Tlie lllgh walls exce Pt death fcr the columnist who Lawson filed the first Associated tentiary don't show. But they are there — In the convict's brain — growing higher and stronger with the years. Writing a newspaper column Is one of the oddest occupations In our screwball civilization. To become a lawyer, a doctor, or an undertaker you have to go to school But there Is no college (or columnists anymore than there Is for astrologers. There h no test, no standard ,of qualification, no training for this blwarre business. Drew Pearson slar'ed as a diplomatic reporter. Walter Winchell began In vaudeville. DeWitt MacKenzie was a foreign correspondent Westbrook Pegler and Bob Ruark were sports writers. Eleanor Roosevelt was a mother and magazine editor, Billy Rose a showman and song writer. Will Rogers. Bob Hope and Milton nerle turned to col- umning after successful careers as comedians. Margaret Chase Siifth, a U.S. Senator from Maine, (now' writes a column. So do a number of Congressmen. i To be a columnist it Isn't necessary to be able to either to thinker to write. You can hire ghosts to do those chores for you. i But if you •'• It yourself '. it Is hard work, and the loneliest hidus- try on earih. For bralp children have only one parent- the frontal lobe. Some people have the idea that writing a dally column is a glamor- our career, and R leadpipe cinch. But those who have done it know better. The late Don Marq u i s culled It "digging a dally grave." Asked If he found his task diffi- cut. Red Smith, celebrated sports columnist of the New York Herald Tribune, said: "No. you just sit donn at your typewriter, open your veins—and bleed." How do you gel a Job wrltin<* a column? Some people ask for v"— and it just happens to others. 11 Just happened to me. In 1943. the Associated Press decided it wanted a warfront column about the troops. It asked one reporter to rto It, and this wise man said. "No. thanks." Someone then happened to recall I was in Sicily, and a message came: "Boyle, start writing a column." I did. Although the war ended four years ago no one thought to revoke the order So I am still at It. That Is a funny thing '-out columns and comic rips. They 50 on forever — like Tarzan of Ihe' Apes. The danger In columnlng Is that t is likely to give a man the idea - Is an expert on everything from LINE DRIVE-IN THEATER 1 Miles North of Blytheville Bo* Olfice Opens at 6:30 Slum Starts 7:00 Saturday 'WESTERN HERITAGE' with Tim Holt ami Kichard Martin SATURDAY LATE SHOW THE CORPSE VANISHES wilh Bela Lagosl and Luana Walker Added Attractions Hillbilly Jamboree & Dance Legion Arena Sat Sep 10 Those Who Like to Square Dance are Cordially Invited! — Featuring- — Freddie 'Boy' Burns Amateur Show All Types Aimiteiii Entertainers Eligible. Those desiring to enter must register af the Legion Hut Saturday between 2 p.m and 4 p.m. and His Ranch [Joys ^^^^^^^^^^^ Adm. Adults 75c — Children 25c This Adm. Includes Both Show & Dance Saturday "SUNDOWN RIDERS' with Russell Wade and Andy Clyde Also Shorts SATURDAY OWL SHOW "THE RAVEN" with Boris KarJofI • Also Shorts Sunday & Monday 'WILL JAMES SAND' with Mark Stevens ami Coleen Gray Also Shorts RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Saturday "WESTWARD BOUND" with Ken Maj-nard and Boh Steelc Cartoon <t Serial Saturday Nite Owl Show 'UP IN CENTRAL PARK with Deanna Durliin and Dick Fhivmcj Also Cartoon Sundav. iHond.iy and Tuesday ,- KIRK DOUGLAS **J»» Warner News & Cartoon DRIVE-IN THEATER MONDAY IS "BUCK NIGHT" FOR ALL NASH OWN ERS All Nash Owners Admitted for Just $1 L Asks Permission To Sell Big Bond Issue WASHINGTON. Sept. 10. (f, '_ '-e Arkansas Power and Light mpany yesterday asked the Se- irltles and Exchange Commission >r permission to sell $8,760,000 of irst mortgage bonds at competitive bidding. The bonds are due In 1979 roceeds of the sale Is to b« usei w construction. The Com cur fo fi Box Office Opcru at 6:45 p.m. Week Nights Show Starts at 7:00 Mulinee Saturday & Sunday it 'i p.m. Hiib continuous showinr. Saturday "THE FIGHTING GRINGO" George O'Brien Lupitu Tocur Serial and Comedy S.AT. MIDNIGHT SHOW "SEARCH FOR DANGER" Albert Dclckcr .Mym;i j)ell Ben Wclclen Also Comedy Sunday & Monday "jERjfORY ../THE FORREST- BRASSELLE PENN BLYTHEVILLES ^,.,~ ALL WHITE THEATR1 Show SUrls Weekdays 1:01 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: Ciinlhmunl showing Irnm 1:00 p.m. Sunday and Monday Night Feature HOMECOMING Clark GabI* Ann* Baxter Lana Turner John Hodiak 2 MiU* North of Blythirill* — Regular Admission 50c Box Office Opens at 6:30 — Show Starts at 7:00 LAST DAY; QI'KN 1:00 i i u^ga ji».i« STARRETT rius Co-mi "THE SECRET LAND" (In Color) • ALSO • SERIAL — C'ARTOO^ OWL SHOW— 1 1 :M p.m. •':.•::.-rv^-' ALSO Ch»pter I "SEA BOUND" SUNDAY-MONDAY TWO HITS DANGER and 'INTRIGUEl • ALSO • . Tbrlfc, Chilli ta 'Olympic • ALSO • W.rti

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