The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 5, 1949 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 5, 1949
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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER.5, 1949 BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREE Advice is Sought On Bomb Defense Solon Proposes That Baruch Be Consulted On A-Bomb Protection WASHINGTON, Oct. 5. ffl — Senator Knowlond (D-Cal!f) pi'O- posed esterday tliat 'tlie Senate- House Atomic Committee ask Bernard M. Baruch how this country ought to get ready 'or any possime atomic attack. The California senator told a reporter he thinks Baruch's suggestions would he Invaluable (or the committee, which Is due to go the civilian defense question closed sessions lalci- In the vtcct. • Baruch, who helped write the American, plan for Internationa •.mitral of atomic energy, said in t statement in New York last nlgu thnt the Russian atomic explosion makes it Imperative for this cmn- try to set up a standby mobilizn- Uon plan. , Confer With AEC McMMion . (D-Conn>. • Senator chairman of the Senate-House committee, said it will discuss civilian defense measures with tue Atomic Energy Commission later in the week. The congressional group has been reviewing the atomic program In tho light, of the Russian development. Tomorrow, however, It will take time out to tackle the problem of making a report on its lengthy investigation into the "incredible mismanagement" charges levelled at the commission and Us chairman. David B.. 1/illenthal, by Senator Hickenlooper <R-Io\vn). McMahon told newsmen he is gomg to -force action in this session on some kind of a report. SHE TKIES TO UNUKKSTAND—U>u Ann Pierce,:3, has been told her 'brother Albert, 2, is sick suffering from Juekemia; She doesn't quite nnderfitand, but she knows she must be extra generous In sharing her puppy and Soys with him. Leukemia is a blood deficiency which Is usually fatal. Their mother, Mrs. Thomas Pierce says, I'we can only pray they discover a cure before his time is up." They are showri In their ome at San Diego, Calif. (AP Wirepholo). . udored and t dozen dames panting for n leg»l illitnct,' w*J6 only 35nt the time, and hU blood was still running t temperature. One night. to gott the itory. h- and his gal piclwii, said 'So long' to the wild life, and headed for their old hangout on the Quit. And for the next couple of ye«rs, life was » Jolly Roger and a,ho, ho, so and a bottle of rum. '•'••.•'•. I "One day Lafltte woke up to find himself an anachronism. Stales- men were talking about something called international law and, realizing he was In danger of arrest and hanging, he led hU freebooters to the last great, pirate hangouts— Galveston Island in Texas." "A little Mft music.".! said. "Don't Interrupt while the professor Is talking," said the writer. "For a while- there was plenty' of loot for Lafltte and his hl-jackers, but the times were closing in on them «nd finally, by agreement with the feds, Jean burned his headquarters, loaded his gold on a black schooner and sailed south. "We lose track of him for several years, and then pick him up again In Yucatan on his deathbed. His old cronies pleaded wif Lafltt* to tell them were he had sta'hed away his riches, and a few seconds before the death rattle "le pirate choked Committee Orders Investigation of Big Wheat Deal WASHINGTON, Oct. S (AP) — The Senate Agriculture Committ*. has ordmd'-an- investigation of thJ agreement allowing Great Pittsburgh Housewife, 34, Mother of 17 Children PITTSBURGH, Oct. 5. CAP)— A 34-year old housewife with M little income tax exemptions scrambling arountl her home 'has added t.hi;ee more—this time triplets. Mrs. Emma Griscr gave birth to two boys and a girl In her home at j.suburban Pitcairn. Her flock already fcj&icluded three sets of twins. . '•^ The births Monday put Mrs. Griser's number of offspring past her total years of marriage. Her last birth had made 14 children hi 1 years. Now the record is 17 In 15 .years.: AHusbaiid Arthur'. if", taking things ln r stride" this time. Said the famil; physisianiJ'Ke's' getting/used to it.' "The girl was the first'.ol the trip !eU to arrive. She .weighed s pounds'. The boys scaled seven "anc six respectively. Police Chief Ousted ,. OCit.; 5.. CAP)— :Tom StQ>versy-Titt5btirg r pblice -chic 'for nine years'and a veteran mem ber of the department,-yesterda was ousted as chief by City Man . ager William E. Hahsen "over dif ferences In policy" In operating th department.. The action was elfec tive imedlately, llansen said, wit Ralph 'Beard, desk sergeant, bein named temporary acting polic chief. A minnow'* throat. Pitching Horseshoes BY BILLY ROSE leeth are in Us A llbreitist who has had his name i a couple of hit musicals in re- ent years came in to see me the ithcr afternoon. "How 1 ,would you like to produce i play with music about Jean La- itte, the pirate?" he said. "I'd rather be hit with a baseball bat." "That isn't a bad Idea either," said the writer, "but before I go ut and buy a Louisville Slugger, et me first tell you the story of Lafitte. "The first scene takes place about 810, the year he swashbuckled into Ncv; Orleans from France, assembled a bunch of cutthroats.' stole a, small boat, captured a big boat, •mrt set himself i]p as a Nineteenth Century 'Captain Kidd." "It starts out like a B-movie," T said. •? "Can't help it," said the librettist. 'As a matter of fact, if we can believe the records Lafitle was Doug Fairbanks. Sr., with a French acceiit^he stood six-odd In his fancy'boots, handled a cutlass with either hand,' and caused, plenty of eye-fluttering whenever he walked into a ballroom. However, he passer up the well-bred belles and settlec Cor a quadroon named Catherine Villars, a: dark-eyed stunner who always carried a yellow parasol am didn't mind living on Back.Street. 1 ;• "So imibh for the love Hiiterest, 1 ILsaid. "When does the'.mayhem begin?" • "It was ; going on all the time,' said. the writer. "In fact, Lafitte scuttled so : many ships and plank- walked so nany cre\vs that the governor of Louisiana offered $500 for him, :dead or alive. The pirate, miffed at- this picayune reward, .swaggered into the main square of New Orleans and tacked up a sign offering slaOO for the governor, dead or alive. "However, the . federal govcrn- stepped Into the picture and :-he bvccancer and his buckos — more, than were finally thousand; of them— driven out of New little smooching {hippopatamus style) The twTlleh? h/.rMi hi * I ' Gr ' te ' to '"***• in » mutual home in'theB^n Zoo ^•'Z^^ out the words, 'My "treasure—my [Romania, and Bulgaria Recognize Communist Government in China Sjrcalest treasure lies buried on Galveston Island.' "It's a good penny-thriller In Orleans and,, with the yellow parasol lady us chaperone, set up shop jn the Gulf of Mexico. "So far, our hero has been a villain, but now we 'start cleaning him up. Toward the end of-the War of 1812, a British fleet showed up in the Gulf, and its commander offered Lafitle a shipload of shlll- ;s lo join him. But the pirate, evidently stuck on his adopted country, thumbed his good-looking nose and a few days later marched his men into the camp oi General Andrew Jackson. Under Lafitte's command—and yon can check the history books if you think I'm kidding—his men played a big part in winning the battle of New .Orleans. After the British surrendered, the grateful city threw a big shindig for Lafitte, and right In the middle of the soup course ft messenger waltzed In with a pardon signed by President Madison himself." , ' "Big flag-waving .finale .for Act One," I said. • "Not yet." said the librettist. "Befor." dropping the curtain, we make the audience cry a, little with a flash scene of Catherine Arillars alone .in .her bedroom—quadroons, of course,^-'couldn't 'attend official receptions. . •'.-'. • .'..' 1 "in Act • Two, our story : really gets rolling. • Lafltte, a man -of money, p'restlgej. a , mistress he spots." I said, "but how do you resolve the love story?" "In a trick epilogue," said the writer. "When Lafitte . died, his men high-tailed it to Gclveston Island and, after a;lot of random digging, finally unearthed an Iron chest with the Initial 'I/ on It. : "But when they crowbarred the lid open, Instead of gold they found a skeleton—and a yelk •/ parasol. "Curtain." (Copyright, 1848, r by Billy Rose) (Released by The Bell Syndicate, LONDON, Oct. 5— (IP>— Romania and Bulgaria lined up with Soviet Russia today Iti recognizing the new Chinese Coinmuunist government. ' Other Soviet satellites—particularly czechoslovokla, Hungary, and Poland—were expected soon to formally .'accept Mao Tze-Tnng's Red regime in China. Russia .was the' first to recognize the Communist government in China, breaking off' relations with the NatonalLst government In Canton on Sunday Senators Reject Third term tor FCC Head WASHINGTON, Oct. 5. 0P) — A Senate commerce subcommittee voted unanimously Tuesday ngulnst approving a third term for Lclnnd Olds on the Pedcval Power Commission. . The subcommittee includes four Democrats and three Republicans. The full Interstate commerce committee is slated to meet tomorrow morning and may act formally on the subcommittee's recommendation then. Since the full committee has only 13 members, the sub committee constitute: of It, ecent to Tll « resolution calling for th« committee Investigation wa* offered by Senator Kem (R-Mo) It directs a. full Investigation into the effect of the agreement on American wheat farmer., the prlc* of wheat in the United States the government's farm price iiroport program and "American agriculture generally." , The agreement was the outgrowth of recent American, British and • Canadian talks here on ways to e«ae England's shortage of dollars. Kem previously has attacked th» arrangement, on the Senate floor contending It sticks a pitchfork Into" American wheat growers. The investigation Is to be mad* by a subcommittee of the Agriculture Committee. Red Recognition Asked By New Chinese Ruler . WASHINGTON, Oct. ». (AP) — The Communist 'government o! Chi na has formally requested recognition by the United States. 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