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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

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PAG* TWELVE BLtTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIEK KXWS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 1M» Czechs Forced To Oppose Beran Government Worker* Are Aligned Against Militant Archbishop PRAGUE, June 22. '£>)—Catholic employes In some Czechoslovak- government offices satd today they were being required to sign statements declaring they did not sup- por^ Archbishop Josef Beran. The archbishop Is fighting attempts of the nation's Communist regtme lo get control of the chinch. The government has accused Beran of trying to wreck national pence and economy and has threatened to take legal action agntust him. Some laymen who signed the statements tolri their priests they did so in fear of losing their jobs and dwellings. Churchmen said this was another move in the Communists' step-by-step campaign to whittle down the archbishop's sup- noil and crush his resistance. Official sources would not comment other than lo claim new gains for the Communist - sponsored "Catholic Action" movement, a separatist body. That separatist group "has been called a fraud by the Vatican and the Cr^ch Catholic hierarchy. Silent Since Sunday Archbishop Bernn was believed to be still in his palace. He has been silent since Sunday when demonstrators interrupted services he \YHS conducting In St. Vitus Cathedral. One Informed diplomatic source .expressed belief the archbishop .soon might be. formally arrested on charges of anti-state activity and incitement to unrest. Beran now is in semi-captivity in the palace. Communist Premier Antonin Za- ".potocky, a radio address last night, accused Bersn and other church 'officials of attempting to disrupt 'the peace of the nation and thwart -fulfillment of its economic plans. • Zapotocky declared his regime "would not tolerate "violations of law" by the Catholic hierarchy. He added: "Legal action will be taken against all saboteurs, provocateurs and instigators of discord and unrest." Fire Causes $200 Loss . J*ire starting from a kerosene cook stove yesterday caused about i200 damage to a two-room Negro house it the rear of 719 West Ash, according to Fire Chief Roy Head. . Owned by Mrs. W. T. Baker, the house TTIS occupied by Will Darling. Negro. One room at the rear &f the house was damaged. Read Courier News Want Ads. FIOHTS JAHr-Joscph Glarlzzo, 18, tries to break away from police lending him and a companion, Anthony Nocero. 25, into a cell in precinct station house in New York after their arrest in connection with tile kidnaping, assault and robbery of George H. P. owiglit of New York, a Harvard student. <AP Wirephoio). Kev. and Mrs, Stewart Receive 'Going-Away' Gifts from Congregation Expressing appreciation for Ills three years o( service In the First Methodist Church here, members Of the congregation last night presented the Rev. and Mrs. Allen D. Stewart with a group of gifts at an informal party. Sterling silver service for eight was Hie gift of the congregation to the pastor's family, who left today for conway, where he has been transferred. J. W. Adams made the presentation ns spokesman for the congregation and "friends of the church." Tlie Junior Fellowship of the church gave the Stewarts five crystal salad plates and the Intermediate and Senior departments also presented five plates in their crystal pattern. Individual gifts included crystal goblets from Mr. an Mrs. W. B. Campbell, and Mr. and Mrs. John Feathcrston; salt and pepper shakers from Carolyn and Mary Lou Arney; nnd a crystal dish from Bobby EM wards and Betty Arney. The.Rev. E. B. Williams, district superintendent, Mrs. Williams and son. Travis, and Charles Stuck. Jr.. of Joncsboro, were also present at the parly. Jap Typhoon Toll Estimated at 137; 1,086 Are Missing TOKYO. June 22. I/P) —The Welfare Ministry today counted 137 dead and 1.066 missing in the, furious typhoon that swept Southern Jupan. Figures differed on the death loll, however. Police said 93 perished. Properly and shipping damage soared into the millions of dollars. Included in the missing were 131 JjijJane.se who may have perished when the vessel Aboa Maru foundered off the southern Honshu coast. An American and one Japanese were rescued from the ship. The others were feared lost in the turbulent seas and liish winds. Moyt of the missing are fishermen in the Buugo Strait between Kyushu and shikoku. both la'ge soulhern islands. The Japanese Marine Safety Board listed 1G1 fishing boats sunk and.618 wooden fishing boats missing. Barkley Claims Voters Want Added Government Aid and Regulations DAYTON, O., June 22 M'l—People will vote for the persons who strive to give them the things they need, Vice President Alben W. iiarkley said last night. And some of those thitias .Barkley told 295 graduates of the Miami Jacobs Business College, are social security, unemployment insurance, flood control, required collective bargaining and the Federal Trades Commission. "Additional government rcgnla- | tlon is necessary, inevitable and wanted by the people," the vice president 'declared. "Economic conditions." he declared, "affect politics in that the people will vote for the persons who strive to give them the things they need." In interviews with reporters before his talk. Barkley said there | "very likely" will be a special ses- j sion of congress this year. '. Barkley said u. S. business Is ! going through a "leveling off" process" that might last until the end of Ihe year." The present adjustment, he added, is due lo consumers holding back in buying in hopes of lower prices. 'Miss Blytheville' Sinos for Lions At Club Luncheon "MiM Blytheville of 1919" entertained the Lions Club yesterday with the song she will sing today in the talent division of the MLss Arkansas contest in Little Rock. Muss Mary Ellen Stafford, chosen to represent this city In the state paeermt in a contest here June 8. sang "For Every Man There's a Woman." Miss Betty Nell Holland was her accompanist. Mis. Gilbert Hammock, entry chairman of the Blythcville contest, who accompanied MLss Stafford to Litlle Rock, introduced her. Mrs. Hammock was presented by Roland Bishop. Two Euests, Bill Williams, son of VV. M. Williams, and Hamilton Talbott, Belhesda. Md., guest of E. R, Mason, Attended the meeting. I Secretary oi Interior Becomes /// of Hearing WASHINGTON, June 22 UP) -Secretary of Interior Krug was taken ill while testifying before a House commit tee today but recovered after about a half hour rest. Krug. who is 41, was escorted from the committee room into an adjoining office when he interrupted his testimony to ask for a brief respite. Reps. Jackson and Mitchell, Washington Democrats, attributed the illness to a heart condition. Ht suffered an attack about a year ago and was compiled to rest. Krug appeared before the Public CHARGED—Stephen Brusnahan (above), 34, sits In his cell In Lage county jail, Lakeport, Calif., after having been charged with the slaying of his wife, Virginia, and her daughter by a former marriage. A complaint charging murder and arson was sworn out by Eugene C. James, the dead woman's brother. The chaired bodies of the woman and child were found in a burned cabin at Lucerne, ten miles from Lakeport, Brusnahan denies the charges, saying cleaning fluid apparently exploded In the kitchen. (AP Wirephoto) Works Committee in support of legislation to set up a Columbia Valley Administration. 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