The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 14, 1949 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 14, 1949
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FACE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, U. S. and Britain inuing Talks Two Nations Chart Sam* Course for Stormy For East By (he Associated Britain and the United States appeared today to have chartered a parallel course in the story /ar Foreign policy talks between British Foreign . Secretary Bevin and U.^ Secretary of State Acheson are proceeding in Washington. The two were believed to be nn agreement that & piece treaty for Japui must come soon. However, there ( WM no reported decision to proceed with or without Russian participation. Parallel policy seemed to assume this pattern: The two nations will proceed slowly and cautiously on the question of recondition of the Chinese communist regime which is fast gobbling up all of China. , Nationalism will be encouraged and aided in non-communist Asia as a shield against Marxism. Western capital will be «=cd on a wider scale to bolster the livinp standards of non -communist countries. , American officials saw little hope of dealing wtth communist China. Britain, with an important financial stake In the far east, was reported more anxious to make some kind of trade deal with the communists. The political talks follower! a successful financial conference on Britain's dollar crisis which concluded Monday. There Ls no attempt to reach rigid decisions on a common foreign policy. The talks nre largely informative and exploratory. In Canton today Gen. Pai Chung- HsI, nationalist central China commander. called for more American aid, "The quicker aid come.s, the less will be needed" he said. As he spoke the communists were massing their forces in Kiangsi Province for nn all-out drive on Canton, 140 inlk-s away. Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek reported he had gone to Szechwan province to align war lords there against the communists but he had not yet succeeded. Chungking, in Szechwan Province. Is expected to b« the capital of nationalist China should Canton fall. WORTH A WHISTLE—Cabbies nearly tumbled out of their hacks when they spotted a girl strolling along a Chicago boulevard clad only in a transparent plastic suit —with a swim suit undsr- neath. Eighteen-year-old Janet Martyr was modeling the outfit— known as "rayduccr"—designed to help (oiks reduce by melting fat off. Only question is why should Janet want to allcr even one of tho.-:e curves? Defendant in Red Trial Is Jailed for Contempt NEW YORK. Sept. 14. (AP) — A fifth defendant nt the Communist conspiracy trial has been jailed for contempt of court. Carl Winter. Michigan state chairman of the Communist Party, was sentenced tn 30 days yesterday for refusal to answer a question. Federal Judge Harold R. Medina ordered that Winter will have to remain in jail between court cs- sions instead of remaining free In ball. The Judge found winter "guilty of wilful and deliberate contempt." Military Commission Sentences Jap Officer TOKYO. Sept. 14— i/Pi— Keljtro Otani, wartime chief of Japan's kcmpeitai (secret military police) in Tokyo, X'.-as sentenced yesterday to ten years imprisonment for contributing to the siirtcrinK and death of American war prl.soners. Otjnl eluded Japanese police and occupation authorUics for three ycnrs. His trial before an Eighth Army Military Commission lasted nearly five months. Sovi«* 'Hack' Writer Blasted by Red Critic MOSCOW—«•)—Writer I. Vsevol- ozhsky has been severely critlcUed In "Komsomol Pravada" for R book described as "rubbish." "How could it happed." asked the critic, "that such a harmful book, such base hackwoncVwhlcrf'has obviously been written'on the model of foreign boulevard literature coutd be published here In^Xhe Soviet Union, wher'e' the most progressive literature in the world, highly ideological has been created, where the rank of author has been raised to unprecedented heights?" In 1875. nails were first manufactured from wire. Passenger in Taxicab Slays' Young Driver CHICAGO, Sept. U-M>>— A young taxicnb driver died yesterday of four bullet wounds inflicted, he said, by a passenger who fired on him without any apparent motive. The dead man is Stanley Stock 23. Police said Stork still was conscious upon arrival at a hospital and was able to give an account of the shooting. The* quoted him us saying that liis passenger suddenly whipped out a gun and shot him 'twice as they arrived at their destination. As Stock lay on the ground, he told Police,' the man shot him twice more then fled. Stock was not robbed. President McKinley wn.s the first to tosj; out the ball at the beginning of baseball season. Rattlesnake Under Pulpit Stops Pastor's Sermon HILLSBORO. Tcxi«. Sept. 14. 'AP)— Howard Bult. evangcllst- busincssman of Waco, -stopped In the middle of Ills sermon during a Baptist meeting H t lytham Springs encampment, near here. "What's that noise?' he asked. "I think It's a ratlesnake," a worshiper replied. It w?s, and It was under the platform. A caretaker shot the reptile and dragged the snake out from under the platform. During the excitement. 3(]0 Baylor University students In the audience kept their scats anil sang: "Love Lifted Me." Pitching Horseshoes BY BILLY OOSC When Martin Quint, 71, married Ellie Reynolds, M, their friends In Nyack didn't give the union much chance of success. Five fears later, however, they were ready to admit they had been wrong—Ellie was doing a good Job of talcing care of Martin, and a.» tor the old coot— me], he rnas a lot friendlier than anyone had ever thought possible. On their fifth anniversary. Martin sent Ellie to New York on an errand, rilled the parlor with gifts and paper curlicues, and Invited a dozen neighbors in for a surprise party. hTe plan was for a lookout at the railroad depot to photie when he saw Ellie get off the train, and then they would turn out the lights and hide. When Elite walked In and turned them on apain, everyone would yell. "Surprise!" Well, what happened was a surprise, all right, but there was no yelling. As the front door opened, Quint and his guests heard Ellie whisper. "Sishl He might be awake." •T don't like this sneaking around." said the voice of, a man. "Why don't you aslt him for a di- vorcr?" "Think I'm crazy? He rfnr=n't fleure to live much longer, and I'm pri'tty sure to get the .savings and insurance. Thanks for taking me home, sec you Tuesday nt the regular limp." Then Eltir closed the door and switched on the lights. . . . Atlcr the embarrassed guests had left, she said to her husband. I suppose von want me to pack." "Why .should I " said Martin. "It's only human nature for i'ou to take up with someone neaier your own age." "Don't you want a divorce?" "Not unless you Insist on it. All I ask Is that you stop seeing the youn? man as long as I'm alive. If you'll agree and put it In writing. I'll fix It so you'll get every cent I've sot." And that's how it was arranged. An agreement was signed and locked in the wall safe, and the couple went on living together. Of course, the neighbors gossiped ifl lot .particularly when it wa.s [whispered around that Ellie was i-slill seeing the young man. but their talk, seined to make no im- pres-lon on Martin. Instead, he busied himself with a new hobby—the study of insects—and spent nest of his waking hours In a spare room over the garage, mounting Butterflies and beetles on small ex- "!"?' ' O . ur 'PKi rk. logtther to al t.d.nltel.W. 15.. ».«> •i tyot >u*!Jrt, n.Jitin, Iy "I'Clrf ini/Himt, ih,, (Tty(Tub LUXURY TRED SHOES the SOLE of COMFORT Peters AcHorveoiecl comfort . . . thai only a pr«-fl«x»cf iol« con give. Help your lelf Io walking pleoiur* in a jhoe really <omforlob!» yet emphatically imoft with on excellant fit. LUXURY TRED FEATURES >. fUxiblt Cuj/i/on Salt! 5. InsulottJ Io Heal and Cofd.' 3. Sanitized for Greoltr Fool Health! Ai advertised in 12.85 Other City Club Styles at Low as $8.95 hibit boards. "I wouldn't mention this around," he (old hU wife. "A. it k. people th^nlc I'm not quite til there." One evening, just after Ellie h«d brought him tlu usual 8l«.« of warm milk, Martin began to have convulsion*. Ellie phoned the doctor lhat her husband was having * heart attack, but by the time he arrived the old man was dead. The doctor examined the body then called the coroner, and an hour later the corpse, together with the empty milk glass, was taken away. Early the following morning, a detective rang Ellle'i doorbell. "I have « warrant for your arrest," he said. "According to the coroner, your husband died of cyanide poisoning, and the drugstore in town reports' that you bought «. bottle of the stuff two weeks ago." "That's right." said Ellie. "Martin used the cyanide !o kilt the insects he was studying. There are hundreds of soecimens In the laboratory over the garage." "I never heard of h* being Interested In bugs," said the detective. 'Can I see this laboDtory?" Ellie led the way uo the R»raje stall's and opened the door. Tt'.ere was nothing in the room but a few bits of Junk and an old bicycle. "I'm sorry, but you'll have to come along," said the detective. "You're the only person vhr» figured to profit by Mr. Quint's death." "I swear I (fldn't do it." said Ellie. "Both Martin and T knew he wouldn't live Ion;, and we signed an agreement which explains everything. It's in his .study." She ran into the house, opened Heuers Shoe Store 421 West Main Phone 3549 Don't mike the miiUktof brtievinj lHatyow family U *afe from Fln-Wormi—thtt lh*M rutty p**l« itrllce only"tar*i***" homca. Medical uporU rtpcrt that ont out o/mrv thrtt pertcaM entninri —adult* »nd etui dm •Like— wu * victim ol th«* ugly emLurta lhat lire and frow SmM* lh» human body. ...often through en tin families. 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"Everyone seemed honestly to try to reach agreement to return Berlin to normal." The meeting was the first four session attended by MaJ. Gen, Qen, Maxwell D. Taylor, new U .S. commandant In Berlin. the wall safe and took out a brown envelope, but when she tore it oepn there was nothing inside but a piece of blank paper. Blank, that Ls, except for one word penciled in a childish scrawl — "Surprise!" fCopyrisht. 1949, by Billy Rose) (Distributed by The Bc!l Syndicate Inc.) Catt Berlin Newspaper Critical of New Leader BERLIN. Sept. 14—«>}-Com- munlst-lnsplred East Berlin newspapers today assailed West Germany's new president, Dr, Theodor Heuss. The Red Army's Taegllche Rund- schau called Him "Wall Street's governor "and accused him of having once been a Nazi sympathizer. Neues Deulschland, organ of the East German Socialist Unity (Communist) Party, declared "Heuss helped Hitler to power." The newspaper recalled that In 1933, Heuss, as a member of the German Reichstag, approved totalitarian powers for the Nabi regime. Non-Communist newspapers in the Soviet Zone reported the election without comment. THE SHORTENING THAT HELPS CAKES ACHIEVE EAT APPEAL / Blind Youth Sees Fight t MUROIA, Spain (AP) — Lul« Mendez, a 17-year-old youth who has been blind since birth, "sees- all bullfights held here. Only son of a rich Murclan, Luis atends all the fights with nu father, who keeps up a running description throughout. IT'S ALL VEGETABLE and livestocks] , Get your family together | and make plans U) come I io (he Fair. •I /Y,~ .. PHIS. TENN. lubricof*) for Safety Ivwy FOOO Mff*t r MMiTJ At Pennys FULL SKIRTS IN NEW BRENTWOOD* COTTONS And when we say terrific ... we tne«n terrific! Here, two example* from a big, v«\ iii, collection . . . str*«t dresses, hous* dresses, every one • real C&C buy! 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