The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 19, 1950 · Page 7
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WEDNESDAY, APRTI, 19, 1950 Germans Arrest Escaped Ex-GI Journey Was Mad* Without Papers, American Says MUNICH, Germany. April 19. (/P) —German police arrested today a twice-escaped former Gt from Oklahoma who claims to have travel: led all the way from America to •Bavaria without being asked to ^how his Identity papers. U.S. Army authorities said the former soldier, Homer Cook, 27, of Muskogee, Okla., wanted on 16 charges, was found sleeping in a freight car In a railroad yard here. The one-time boxer was carrying a knife, but offered no resistance to the German police who arrested him. A widespread hunt has been underway for cook since he escaped Monday from an American guard house at Dachau. He had been arrested the previous Thursday in the home of a German girl after escaping earlier from a jail cell by picking a lock. The army said arg- against him Include illegal entry, attempted armed robbery, resisting arrest, posing as an American agent and escaping Jail. On Haw Potatoes After his latest break. Cook said he hid in a hayslnck for almost two days, living on raw potatoes. Munich military officials said Cook was sent home last -ear with a dishonorable discharge because of "misuse of government gasoline." They said he had been attached to the Sixth Armored Cavalry and formerly fought at New Guinea. Officials said Cook told them he had returned to Germany with the intention of marrying his fiance. Anna Sporer. He said he intended « go back to the United States id send for he:-. Without Papers They said cook claims to have gotten all the way to Bavaria without being asked to show his papers. His story as related to authorities: He went to the Brooklyn. N .Y., Army base, changed into Army fatigue clothes i\nd stowed away on an Army transport bound for Bremerhaven. During the trip, he ate In the vessel's post exchange and slept on the deck. He walked off the boat 'at Bremerhaven without being questioned, then boarded a train for Munich. When German police picked him up early today he was cold and hungry. German police fed him. then turned him over the American authorities. Negro Deaths Services for Johnny B. Hunter. 18-year -old. Negroi'who was shot to ^jpalh last Saturday night following ^ffl argument, were to be conducted today at Brooksvtlle, Mks., under the- direction of the Home Funeral Home of Blytheville. • Hunter died early Sunday morning. Charley Brooks, about 50, is being held without bond on a first degre murder charge, to await action of the circuit court. A single shot from a 12 gauge shotgun killed Hunter. Survivors include his parents at Brooksville. His name was previously reported as Johnny Hunt. NOTICE OF GRANTING OF LIQUOR PERMIT Notice Is 1 hereby given that the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas has Issued permit, No. 223 to Harold T. I^ewis to sell and dispense vinous or spirituous liquors for beverage at retail on the premises described as 406 W. Ash, Blytheville. This permit issued on the 1 day of March 1950 nnd expires on the 80 day of June 1950. H. T. Lewis 4]15-2: BUTHEV1U.B (AKK.) COURIER NEWS PINT-SIZE TURBINE FOR KING-SIZE TRUCK—A mechanic at the Boeing Airplane Co., Seattle, Wash., shows the 200-pound, 175-horscpower gasoline turbine engine which is being used successfully to power the ten-ton truck behind him. The new engine, not yet ready for installation in your auto, occupies only 13 per cent of the space required for a conventional '^OO-horscpowcr gasoline engine. It runs equally well on gasoline, kerosene, light or heavy, fuel oil, and has been test-run on bottled gas. Boeing engineers say the gas-turbine engine soon will compete with piston engines both in autos and trucks. Adenauer Answers Critics of 'Anthem' BERLIN. April ID. W)— chancellor Konrad Adenauer of the West CSerman Republic denied today there was any nationalistic Intent when he asked a Berlin audience yesterday to sing a verse of .the former national anthem, "Dcutsch- land Uber Alles." (Germany Above All.) When Adenauer called for file ilnglng yesterday at a public meeting in ills honor. Socialistic leaders, affronted, walked out of the hall in protest. In London today a British For- egln Office spokesman sharply criticized Adenauer because of the Incident. The spokesman said fl was "bad taste" (or him to call for the singing of a song which had become associated with the Nazis In the Hitler years. Increase Shown In State Jobs LITTLE HOCK. April 19. Arkansas' employment picture brightened in March. T?ie State Employment Security Division today reported that 278.600 persons were working on non- •gricullural jobs In Arkansas during the month. That was 0,700 more employed lhan in February and the greatest total employment : since last December. Employment security administra-i tor Homer Aclkins said the inorease in manufacturing employment was due chiefly lo seasonal gain in lumbering. The division reported the average weekly earnings in Arkansas manufacturing last month was $40.20 compared to $30.10 in February. The number or pereoss filing continued claims for unemployment benefits dropped from 25,200 in February to 21,900 in March MARAGON Continued from Page 1 rector of Ihe sugar branch, (old the senators that not only was Maragon active on behalf of Allied Molasses, .but they got telephone calls from Vnughan. Hathorn said Vaughan got rough and threalened lo get his Job. VailBhan denied this. Pollaud testified lo the senators that he met Maragon first in Milwaukee at n party a brewery gave for Vaughan. Still undecided as the trial went into a third day was the question whether the defense would be allowed to bring liilo court the Agriculture Department's files on Allied Molasses Company and FBI files on Polland. Files Sought Goldstein tried to get them yesterday, f grlciilture ant! PHI officials lugged the records Into the court room but said rhey were under orders not to hand them over bodily. Federal District Judge Jennings Bailey postponed a decision as to whether they would be pertinent and whether they should be used in the trial regardless of official objections. Yesterday's abbreviated court session was given over to another prosecution stab at proving Its charge that Maragon lied in saying his only bank account In 1945 and 1948 was in a Washington bank. Carmine s. Bellino. accountant Maragon denied having more than one account. It was established he bake better 'biscuits with THE (Dainfy COOKING FAT GREYHOUND St SAWN& fftat will amaze you.' A VACATION.'., ahwl- rlimi irifi! \Vbcmcr Spring falls you, Grey-bound t<ikcs ynti . . . itt deep-cushioned tornfort, along blossom-bright bighitMyt. 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Democratic Leader Lucas of Illinois said today that party leaders would not side track other important legislation for a prolonged Hebate on the proposed-inquiry. "If we could gel an agreement to vote on the resolution after three or four hours of debate, 1 Lucas said, "I'd take it up Immediately." But he said the signs point to "four or five days" of argument which would hold up consideration of the foreign aid, basing point. Fair Employment Practices Commission, and other measures. He also said there has been no agreement on when the crime Inquiry issue will be brought before the Senate. PAGESEVEW Rationalists Halt Success Claims TAIPEI, Formosa, April 19. Will in esc Nationalists abruptly clicked olf today their first smnsh- ng claims of success in crushing he Red invaders of Hainan Island. The Nationalists snjrt Monday ibout 8.000 Cliinese Communists ind planted Iwo bcnclihends on the •Ital island ten miles off Luichow ^oninsuln. They announced jubilantly their 'orces had killed 5,000 Reds, caj)- urcd about 1,000 and were smashing he rpmnants yesterday. Today they snid nothing. The sl- ence could be ominous. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111., April • 19. W—<USDA>—Hogs 10.000; active, mostly .15 to 25 higher than average Tuesday; spots up more; good and choice 180-240 barrows and gilts 16.50-16.65; top 16.C5. but majority 1G.CO down; 250-270 Ins 16.00-10.50; 270-320 Ibs 15.50-10.00; 140-170 Ibs H.25-10.00; few 16.25; medium and good 100-130 Ib pigs 10.25-13.75; good and choice sows 400 Ibs down '15.00-15.50; heavier sows 13.50-14.75; slugs 8.50-11.00. Cattle 2000; calves 1000; supply of cattle small; opening active and strong on steers and heifers; cows moderately active and fully steady; bulls steady to .25 lower; vealers 1.00 higher; medium nnd good steers medium and good heifers ant! mixed yearlings 24.50-27.00; common and medium heifers nnd mixed yearlings 20.00-24.00; good cows 20.00-21.00; common and medium cows 18.00-in.50; some lightweight common cows 11.50; canners and cutters 14.00-17.50. ' PLANE from Page 1 shooting incident occurred at all. Several Possibilities Several possibilities ar« the sub- Icct of speculation among officials here. One is that the Soviet gov- ernmmt has determiner! to try to close the Baltic, a key Russian defense nrea on Its eastern shores, to' American fltghls nnrl has resorted to an act of terror to accomplish this, Another possibility Is that the Russians sent out fighters to Inves- LlRnte the American ' plane even though It was over International waters and (hat one of the figliter pilots fired In « trigger-happy moment. A third possibility Is that the Russian fighters were tinder orders to force the plane to land In the hope of thereby capturing whatever secret American equipment, If any, might be aboard. New And Tougher The next American moves in the situation therefore nre based on the assumption that the United Sttites is up against a new and tougher development of anti-American policy on the part of the Soviet Union. Insofar as flight of American planes In the Baltic area are concerned, the government conceivably may decide to slop them as a means of avoiding further Incidents or to arm the planes so 'that they may defend themselves If attacked. The situation Ims overtones of meaning which some officials believe may be significant lit other areas also. It could indicate, for example. a much tougher line of Russian action In Germany, particularly with respect to Berlin. Any new effort to blockade Berlin would again be met by an American air Catholic Monasteries Taken Over by Czechs P Jl A G TJ E, Czechoslovak, April 19, Mi—The Czechoslovakia news agency announced today that all but a few Roman Catholic monasteries will be taken over by the government and converted to "social^ and health purposes." "Some of the mom.sUrics will be used to ease the housing shortage in the respective districts," the official news agency said. "It has ben lately ascertained that Catholic orders have become a tool of the enemies of Czechoslovakia," the announcement added. lift operation. Flights of American aircraft across the Soviet Zone In such an operation would offer dally opportunities for the Soviets to get tough to the point of shooting If they wished. Wilson Post Offict Position Is Open Civil service examinations lot th« posltton of clerk and carrier at th» Wilson Post Oflice are to b* eon- ducted April 29. The announcement of the examination was mude through th« Ninth United States Civil Servict Region Headquarters, ind It WM pointed out that details of the «- p.mlnation could be obtained bf contacting the civil service tecre- lary at the Wilson Post OJfic* Only persons residing in th« d«- liveiy zone of the post office may apply for the position, but the examination Is open to those between 13 and 50 in this entire arei. 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