The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 5, 1947 · Page 13
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THURSDAY, JUNE G, 1947 BLYTI1EV1LLK (AHK.KiGOUKIEK NKWS Despot of Jersey City to Quit Job But' Dictator Hands Rule to Nephew, Who Will Be Acting Mayor JERSEY CITY. N. J., June 5. (UP) — Frank (I Am the Law) Hague, ruthless, bombastic leader of one of the most powerful polill- cald^iiachinos In the nation, an- noiin^p yesterday that he will retire on June n as mayor o[ Jersey City, which he has ruled with an iron hand tor 30 years. * The colorful Democratic boss, nationally known for his pugnacious battles against any attempts Ironi any quarter to end his absolute sway over the second largest city in New Jersey or threaten his powerful influence in state, and national politics, made his announcement with dramatic sud- dcncss. AS astonished newsmen scribbled their notes, the 72-year-old Hague added that his nephew, Frank Hague Eggers. would become acting mayor on June 17, and that he himself would continue as Jcrscj City, Hud.st.ii County and state Democratic leader and also would retain Jiis vice-nhainnanship of the Democratic National Committee. But his retirement as mayor on June 17 will mark the end of a political dynasty as powerful as any in a nation that has seen such political organizations as the Kelly- Nnsh machine in Chicago, the "Boss" Crump setup in Tennessee and tile one operated by the, late Tom Pendagast In Kansas City. "I decide," Hague once said when asked who decided what was good for Jersey City. "I do. Me. Right here. And if the people of Jersey Cit,v^tloii't like the way I run the tow^j'thev can get another mayor." And, although he ruled so des- potiMy that even freedom to re- mniimn the city depended on his sanction, he had set tin his machine with such organising genius that he was returned to office term after term. Storm Victims Get $46,748 Red Cross Aid liOCil-RS. Ark.. June 0. lUl') — A total of f.46,"4i) was spent by he Hcd Cross ill rehabilitating Uio Morth'.vo.Mmi area of Arkansas which was swept by a tonuulo April 29. local .lied Cross officials nu-| pounced today. The Northwestern storm was one of Hire which has, caused deaths In Arkansas this spring. A total of nine persons wus killed hi the Britthtwater-C.iM'field nr?n| storm, one youngster was killed: two days later in a windstorm) whi?h swei:t northeast Arkrm:;;is am! the toll In Sunday's Pine lilut'f, (lisiislrr now stands at 35. | The U n d Cixiss closed its ctlsastor relief office In Benlon County Tuesday. PAGE THIRTEEN,/. Eiffel Eyeful This is no routine helicopter flight. The whirling rotors of this Army Sikorsky "egg-beater" arc creating an artificial windstorm over these cherry trees in Santa Clara County, Calif., to dry out a 3250,000 fruit crop dangerously soaked by sudden rains. After flying four hours over the orchards, the "(lying windmill" saved the 200 acres of ripening cherries, which growers say would have burst in the hot sun. One Human Fly Ties Up Traffic On Busy Street in New York City Gandhi Grieves Over Future for Natives of India ' N10W URUir, June 5. (UP)-'Mi- liiiml:i s K. Gandhi In a two-hour [ fii^'rt'h yesU'rdi'v was understood io have told Hindu leaders that \ their ap.rreniont U) dominion ftta- t.K for India Impaired tin country's i'llo^'nty and indivisibility. Omrlhl. disnnjM.iulnd in (tie Fin- paronl rriisUnlton of his hopes for a United India, adrossed th" work- inu committee of the Congress I'arly. Ho was reported t" Imvt rcslfjn- rd himself lo a lar.l; of support by Ihn Conaress nnUraiiuc.s, and to have in'cnnred himself to accept tli[> inevitable. Other Congress leaders, particularly Jawnharlal NMirii. were reported Ui have differed empliatl- callv with their spiritual leader's reaction to VLscomH MounlbaUeix'K plnn for India. 'Mimntbntlcii set Aug. 15 n s the Arkirnsnn is Convicted Under Anti-Violcnvc Act TOUT y.Ml'Hl. Ark., June 0. (\JI>) HiKih )-MI ford today luces n ono- ye:u prison M-n'.fiii'e "(tor bOlu« convloli'd In fai'iiasuau unx-ull court Tm.;d;>y in viiuutinit Aikiinsus "nn- vloU'iu'5" Inaor law. The Jury set his sentence at one year, out rccotmnentU'd it lie suspended. Fulloid's ninlliin for a new (rial, will be hoard June 13 by Judge J, Sum -Wood. The Irlnl arose ufler Pnlford i»l- lei;eiily p:irtl^i|>:Uc[l In un allaek on Ini.k driver Jim ])•'!! In a Uilx.r dlSpiitr on a construction job al the Fovt Siuith uhpuvt. CLUB 61 NOTIt'K I that no license to sell be« by »n - Nolluc 1ft hereby given Ihixl Hie unilerslBiie dims b"en revoked with- * " undcrKlKiu-d will within the Umc in five years last past; »nd that .fixed by law apply to the Com- the undersigned hat never been Missioner of Iicv6nui's of the Slate convicted 'of violating the laws of of Arkjn»:is for n permit, lo sell this state, or any other state, re- beer at retail at Highway 18 West, latlng to the sale of alcoholic II- niythevlllc, Arkansas, Mississippi quors. Collnly ' I Phillip Kl'mbrouKh Tlie uudi'islKiied stales Hint he Is Subscribed and sworn Ui before a citizen of Arknnsiui l .of good inonl me tills 5lh Uaj of June, 1947 clmrncliT, that he has never been Elizabeth Mason - — convlcled of u felony or olli'.'ri (SEAL) • Notary .Public, erline Involt'hij: moral lurpiluilc;! My Commission expires 4-2B-50J •,.. One Acquitted in Beating Of Lynch Probe Witness ATHENS. Ga.. June 5. (UP) — Tom Verner, one of two brothers charged with beating a Negro witness in Walton county's lynchin probe was acquitted yesterday. But a mistrial was declared for his brother James who testified that he "beat the hell out of" tamar Howard "because he tried to run me off the road with his car." The witness denied that Howard's testimony before the U. S. Grand jury investigating the lynching motivated the licating. Tom Verner said that he merely accompanied James to an ice house ^vhore Howard worked and watched while his brother administered the beating. Firemen Answer Alarm A smjjk blaze -if undetermined origin ilSr oil barrels behind the Eagle Beauty schoni. 126 North Second, was extinguished by firemen yesterday. No damage resulted. NEW YORK, June 5. (UP)—John Ciampa, a "human ily" clad in a bright yellow shirt, cooly crawled up the side of the Astor Hole; yesterday. Pedestrians clogged Times Square traffic, motorists blew their horns, and natlent cops lost their tempers. But Ciampa. absorbed In what police termed a publicity stunt, kept right on climbing. Detective Samuel Brest probably got madder than anybody- Racing up to the Aster's- third floor, he leaned out a window and made a grab for Ciampa. He missed, however, and almost fell into the street. A half-dozen radio cars, two c- nicreency squads, mid a large number of patrolmen clustered around the hotel — looking up — but there wasn't much they could do about it. No one paid much attention when ciampa began his climb: He started up the brick wall on the 44th St. side of the hotel. Then, suddenly, someone yelled: "Hey, there's a man climbing." By this time, ciampa hud readied the first floor ledge. The crowd became n dense staring mass, just watching aiirt wailing. The "human fly" walked lightly I along a narrow ledge to the Broadway side pt the building. The crowd fascinated, moved '\vilh him. overflowing Broadway and stopping all traffic. : • ., Then Ciampa, realizing he had thousands for an audience, really put on a show. -Gripping crevices ', In the bricks with his fingers anS toes, he ascended to the third story. \ It was here that detective Brest made his lutile grab Brest would • Have fallen but someone grabbed him by the legs and yaiikcd him I back through the window. 1 Ciampa, probably startled by his near-capture, scampered around the ledge to 45lh Street and descended to the street where he was ' collared by police. I He was taken to the nearest sin- < tion house and booked on a charge of unlawfully endangering lives by causing crowds to gather. He told police that he llvtui.ln Brooklyn, Spectators said that when Ciampa began climbing he wore a large sign on his back, advertising a rodeo now playing nt Yankee Stadium. . • I'.HTel Tower In Iho bnckgiiiuiul, 2'1-year-olcl Klyano EviarcJ. who became Paris' most photographed model nfler winning a mannequin beauty eon- 'Icst. Is ready for ;i dip in llio Seine Hivcv. She Is called "Thu Body" by her countrymen. tentative date for IJillaln lo Kir over power to the Indians. Sec 30 Wild . Brahma Bulls Mldniln Inn) THUS. AN1> OiHu-slr.i Nlul.ts OPEN NIGHTLY FOR DANCING Under New Management. Call 944 for reservations. Couples and Parties ONLY! Ownril A: Ovirrnlcil by (JtttrKo I-'wtl i\\\\\ W. A. "JUul" UUkerstaff To Further Reduce My Stock of New Zealand White Rabbits the Best of Breed Pedigreed Does - - - $5.00 Registered Does - - $7.50 Lots of Bunnies - each $1.00 The Dixieland Rabbitry 511 Chickasawba C. H. COLLINS, Owiicif at the Ray Duke RODEO Sunday Afternoon 2:30 p.m. Mississippi County Fairgrounds Admission — Adults $1.00 Children Only 50c Give Your Car A 'New' J Aoearancc THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL A Complete Paint Job on Any Make or Model Passenger Car <8ring Your Car in Today LEE MOTOR SALES, Inc. 305 E. Main CMC TRUCKS Phone 519 OT.nSMOBILK CO0MVE/UI " TIKES. ^ GOODYEAR TIRES Available on Easy Terms Got off lo a fresh start on long, vrorry- Irce mileage with a sol of strong, longer wearing new Goodyear tiros. You'll bo miles and money ahead to trade now before summer heat sels in. Goodyoars run cooler — minimizo heal blowout dangers. Slop in today. Only $2.00 Down (6.00x16 size) As Low As $1.25 A Week NEW TIRES DESERVE NEW TUBES TERMS! t> HOLE ALUM. HEN NEST of UO ate c.l. lias doublo. will. 8 iil. capacity; M;ido of rust rcsisUnl Inuiri, lf;is rolled iMl^us fur tulcr strrriRth. 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