The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 11, 1946 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 11, 1946
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JUI,Y 11, 1940 U.S. Troops Used To Quell Rioting Trouble Flares Anew In Trieste Between Italians and Slovenes. TRIESTE, July il. (UP)— Amer- tean troops In full war kit nnrt rHing In nrmored cars moved in (• aid police in quelling rials by 26,000 pro-Slovenes who' were inen- a««l by lUlinn C'oncls threatening countcr-aclion tociny. Kioters smashed the Italian public markets hi a wlltl morning's fighting during which police wound ed at least 1U persons. Police arrested 50 persons In lu- W« attempts to quell the street fltfiting. The pro-Slovene crowd began, to . distwrse as the stofcl-heltncted American troops appeared but the gathering ot Blowering Italians in warby piazzas brought them to- gethcr again. The U. S. CrniEer Fargo, focal point of much of 'the resenlinciU against American military strength. left for Venice today. Hundreds of Slovenes were reported drifting into Trieste from the surrounding countryside. Italian police said that Slovene elements mined and blc'.v up the Udmc-Tricsle railroad, an Allied supply route, today. Four mines were believed to have been used at the small village or Picris, where previous attacks have occurred. Italian residents told the chief of police today that unless they could be assured of protection they would "raki! our personal protection into our own hands." The Slovene crowd's attacks paralyzed Trieste, forcing all transportation to a halt. - jElectric power for street <nr lints was cut off in one section of Trieste by nn explosion which destroyed power lines. The new demonstrations followed nn outbreak in the Piaraa Goldoni last night in which street cars were attacked. Trieste police broke np the iiem- onstration. Tliev mauled the combatants with the bulls or Ihelr guns, but no one was injured scii- ously. The British Cruiser Ajax joined trie half dozen Allied warships in the Trieste harbor. UN's on the Move Again Workmen put the finishing touches jo conversion of the grand ballroom of New York's llendrick Hudson hotel into a temporaly meelinf! place for HID United Nation's Security Council. Council'!! former chamber, in Hunter College, is uehijj dismantled (or shipment to tliu UN's permanent lieacl- ciuartcrs ut Lalto Success, Loin; Island, N. Y. OPA Goes Down, O'Daniel Goes Up Nazis in 7940 Trained Guns On Gibraltar .NUERNBERG, July 11. <UI J > Reichsmnrslial Hermann Gncrl planned to neutrall7,c and evenluMl to seize Gibraltar by the heaviest artillery siege ever laid to such fortress, according to secret German records revealed today. The largest gun ever built \vis to be used in the assault on the fort, allied investigators disclosed. Guns were prepared and massed on tiie Spanish border in the winter of 1940-41 for the attack. Goering was within hours of being ready to move through Spain and besiege Gibraltar as the fust step of a plan for a gigantic pincers on Suez and the entire Mediterranean. But Adolf Hitler chose instead to attack Russia. Goering had already reported t'j Hitler thai the Gibraltar "ia.'k force" was ready on the Spanish border. The force included COO SB-millimeter guns, "some" 80-ccntimotcr special railway guns and "niaivj"' *» centimeter guns. In addition. Russians Hold Four Americans Mystery Surrounds Disappearance of Four in Berlin. BERLIN, July 11. (UP)—Disappearance of four Americans behind Die Iron ciiitUn across the I Russian /one of licrlln posed an International mystery today. Tight-lipped American aiilhor- Itlns kept U> themselves v/hat they had been told in several days ol futile negotiations with lied Army officials for the release of three U. S. Army officers and the wile of one of them. Blocked at every linn, the Americans finally took the matter to the highest levels. Gen. Joseph T. McNarncy conferred with Marshal Vassily n,, reliable sources reported. Whal WHS said at the reported conference was a part of the mystery. But high military authorities made It plain that all efforts to get word from the Russians why tlie Americans were held hai failed. The missing Americans were Warrant Officer Samuel L. Har- i-lsim and his wife of Hurrah Oklu., and San Antonio. Tex. dipt. HaroW Couin of Newark. N J.. and 1,1. George Wyatt of Oklahoma City. 'Hie Harrisons went looking foi :\ kennel where they could buy dog on July I. and appnrcnllj wandered carelessly over the line; Inlo the Russian occupation zone. They were heard of no more. Cobin and Wyatt boarded a train for nearby Oranlcnburg in the Russian Zone July 4 and likewise disappeared. An officer said U. S. Army authorities here had clone everything they could to cooperate with the Russians In negotiating for the release of the four. lie said the Russians admitted that the Amci- icrms were held, but refused la explain. The normal procedure would be for the Russians to turn over American prisoners to United States authorities for disciplinary acti nn. One high Army source voiced belief that, tin; Russians were "playing politics" ill holding the "our Americans. But he parried efforts to pin him clown on jusl vhat he nieaiu. Navy Prepares For New Test Early peoples regarded rice ns nn emblem of productiveness- hence rice tv thrown after a bride and bridegroom. Husbands ! Wives ! Want new Pep and Vim? - Tl!'>'i>*.iriil« ol - Al all i'r i UlylliuvilK'. >: A t o r it Klrby a ovcryuliure — ij Old Glory flies over Bikini as tlie coral atoll is occupied within 48 hours after theatomic bomb Seabecs in a Duck begin preparation for tiie second test which will be held in about three weeks. This next lest will be held under water. iNEA TiMephoto by Andy Lopez fron Joint Army-Navy Task Force One.) Approximately 2,720,000 snuare miles, or two-fifths, of South Amcr_< icn is drained by the Amazon river. Members of the Dallas Chapter of Hie American Veteran's Committee picket an npr.rtmcnt building owned by Mike G'Ranlcl, son ot the junior Tex us senator now waging n rabid campaign ai;amst re-establishment of CPA. Lending the pickets Is Wesley Brlent. a Pacific Theater \cteran. wlv> has been served with an eviction notice by C'Oaniel. All mm in the picket line are overseas veterans from all the different, theaters. Many of Ihcm arc students from nearby S. M. U. (NEA Itiolo.) Another Shift In Riot Trials Is Petitioned COLUMBIA. Tenn.. July II. (UP) —Deiense attorneys tor ^5 Negroes u-gcd uilh attempted murder tlie Feb. 25 racial disorders hevo todny were to file a change ol venue motion to move the l^'ial from Lawienccburg, Tenn. Circuit Judge Joe M. Ingram last week shifted the hearing Irom Columbia to Lawrence County CLawrenceburg). The defense had asked a change of venue from Columbia, contending Ihc Negroes could not obtain a fair trial lu-rn. However. Maurice Weaver, ot iiiillanocga, white attorney re|>- icnting the. Negroes, and Z. Al- Cravens Charges Politics in Suit Collect Taxes To 11. - - exuiulcr Looby, nllornev lor I there were advance elements of an j N .,, iol , ; ,i Assoclnllon rorllw.- A<1- tafanlry force of 15 diyl_sioi«, in- viinccmciit of Colored I'cople, pl.u>- nccl to [He niiolhcr vciiui; to rn- luovc the trinl from L,aW]eticc:blUfT. eiudins; two iiarntroop divisions. (An 80-ccntiincter gun would fire » -shell nearly a yard in diameter and as tall as a man—twice the si/e of the Germans' lone-range Irans- Channc; shells.) Fishing Boat Explodes Injuring Nine Aboard NEW YORK, July 11. (UD- A resscl believed lo bo n fishiuj: Ixiat exploded about a mile ofT Pock- away Point, Queens, today and at least nine men were badly burned, the Coast Guard reported. Coast Guard officials said the boat was the Mamie Sutler. They said yachts in the vicinity brought four of the injured t» Sheepshcad Bay and five othci'o to the Coney Island Beach Hospital. They said holding tlie trial in I aurriicebuiK wou'ri he "^oini- from the frying pan into the lire." La\vrencebury cHizcn.s also have objected to the trial bcmi; int)vod there, several petitions have liei-n circulated against the move. Tlx-y said it would .stir up racial ilis- harniony between NCRI-O and white citizens of Lawrenccburg. l-'OHT SMITH, Ark., July iUPi Rep. Fadjo Cravens was expected today to file an answer in Bcbastimi Circuit Court to charges of stntc income tax evasion brought against him by Ri'vcime Commissioner Otho A. Cook. The Seventh District congress- nan returned to Fort Smith ycstrr- :lay to begin his campaign ior reelect icn. He told reporters lie would he in the .state until alter the .second Federal primary Aug. li. He rcilcraled thut he is usin;; his Income lax suit, as a test cast' to determine if Arkans:itm working in Washington arc liable for 111' 1 payment t>[ slate income taxes lie mUlcd. however, thai "pillules' forced the suit into court at tills tlmu. Dog Causes Gun to Fall And Bullet Strikes . Infant Lying on Pallet HARRISON. Ark., July 11. (UP) —Patsy Arlene Sheffield, infant daughter of Mrs. Edith Sheffield, .'us in a serious condition in a ,ios- iltal here today the result of a unshot wound. Mis. Sheffield said the baby was ylng on a pallet when a dog knock- d over a .52 caliber gun causing I to discharge. The bullet ciueiocl he child's head just above her right Refrigerator Service Fretl I.awter ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., Inc. .1 W. Aclma.s slpr. rimric ^0 20C-08 W. Miin . Farm Lands For Sale! Local ions in Northeast Ark ansas and Southeast Mis sonri. All sixes Triu-ts—1 acres u|>. On (JCKK! RroaiU Schotil bus anil mall nnili I'owcr line, (jooil Iniildin.trs. C. E. GOLLADAY Hitin-lio Hold Uiiyli, Mo. Mrs. Shclfield said she and Hit •hitd's falhcr were divorced. Military Court Convicts 73 Accused Nazis DACHAU. July 11. <UP> — All American .military court today found all T3 Niu! officers and men. charged with the atrocity rmirdcr of American prisoners in and near Malmetiy, Belgium, during the Bat- He of the Bulge, (•nilty of violating the rules of war. The court is expected to announce sentence for the Germans tomorrow. There were 74 defendants when the trial started but clwnjcs were withdrawn ;i gainst Marcel Boltc. The defendants were headed by Col. Gen. Sepp Dietrich, comnmml- er of the Adolf Hitler division which carried out the atrocities. 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