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SATURDAY JULY 20, 19-16 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Head of Legion Talks of Peace National Commander Urges Stern Hand in Dealing With Russia PAGE THREE Truman Urges Agreement on Housing Bill WASHINGTON, July '20. (UP) — In response to an appeal from President Truman, the House Hanklny and Currency Committee today voted lo hold "day and nlB'nl TaCt loiiB-riuiKO housing bill. President Truman this week asked thai an attempt be made to en- ncl the legislation as <[iiickly as possible. House Speaker Sam Raybum, D.. Tex., who earlier this week informed President Triimnn lhc .Senate-passed measure was "dead," told reporters today there was "revived hope" for the bill. As passed by tlic Senate, the bill would coordinate nil government housing activities under one ngcp.cy niul establish a foundation for a construction program thai would turn out 1,500.000 new homes annually during Ihc next 10 years. It provides for cncoiiriigeiuenl of private industry and government spending lo stimulate building of low-cost housing which private enterprise can not profitably undertake. 'our peace cjlorts," National commander John stellc ol the Amen- I Legion today offered a six- ' t proposal for keeping America salt-. t | In a strongly-worded address to the first post-war convention oi slanu LCKlonnnircs, Stellc dc- 'tared lhai ••<>,,• iaci . prolonged armed truce with intemiinaWe M'ospects O t war-all because the ighlly-knit minority in the Krem- In with the unbreakable hold ur> the Russians iirc seeking' lo im- osc their will on oilier people." He recommended for I mure national security that the United Stoles: 1. Retain all atomic bomb sccrci,' until peace is secured. Keep needed Atlantic and Pa- |:lflc air and .sea bases. 3. Immediately enact universal sililury trainhij,'. ! 4. Maintain strong Army, N.\vy.. i i *-* |Alr Force «"<l National Guard. !/V\UITay (jO TSSOH 5. AdojH ;. posiuve foreign rein- . • |tions policy. Asks Whv Can t " 6. Sot up a West point of Amer- ' "' Vb ¥¥ ' '/ ^- Ur ' l llcan di|jlnnincy to train specialists |for handling our foreign affairs. "If America is to contribute to •world peace." the legion chief said. J"wc must talk the language '.he • Russians can understand—the 1 m- piiiige of strength. "If it takes a b:« stick now t<> |,)rcvenl p. recurrence of war, lot's |ivield that stick without, delay." He ran through n string ot nc'.is- Ipaiier headlines which he said, c-x- Inrmliried Russia's conduct .since t?ie |BiK Three began peace talks. The lieadlines. he said, inrniii. J"ominous days unless we decide in •become fair mi t i firm in our riter- Inational dealings and hold Russia l.o abide by the contracts she sign|.\l in Ihe inlcresls or peace. e arc being backed into the •carl Harbor corner." Stelle • warned, "with our chin exposed, lour hands in our pockets." Heirens' Parents Hear Him Confess Couple is Stunned As Youth Admits Three Brutal Murders Lynching of Four Negroes Investigated Probers Be Fair' Largest Ferry I Christened in |Alabama Port MOBILE. Ala., July 25. (UP) — ltc 475-foot Carib QaeL'ti. believed Ito be the world's largest, lurry. Iwai: christened with champagne Cuban mm at launching cev- and THE BEAUTf CLINIC I'__1a«t Dewo Smith, O.^ner fnjnun Bldj. Phone 3274 HAVANA, July 27. <UP) —Murray Garsson, whose activities in Ihp- Erie Hasin Co., are under scrutiny by the Mead conimiltec in Washington, luld the United Press tod-iy that "the contributions of my brother. Dr. Henry Garsson, to the war effort should have brought him the congressional medal 01 honor instead of ridicule ana abuse." • Murray Gnr.ssoii was located today in a three-room suite in tli- Hotel Kacional. He has been under (lie care of physicians lor treatment of a "spasmodic heart" condition. With a sob in his voice. Garsson said "My brother made a com- letc statement" regarding inferences that mortar shells produced by the Erie concern might have been defective. He staunchly defended the Erie >roduct. adding "We feel we saved lens of thousands of lives." Garsson protested what h c described as the "persecution" to which the Eric concern has been subjected and declared bitterly "they've practically wrecked us." "I dont give a rap whether they think back home I'm sick or not." lie said. "God give me strength to CO back. Why can't they be fair? "What's this talk of the 'Garsson Empire'? We had only a one- Uiird interest in Erie Basin. When I get back I'll make them ta — back some of those things they've :aid." July 27. parents of 17-year-old William Heirens ver ( . convinced at lust today that their son hint committed three brulal slaying*, but they vowed to "slaiui by him." They had refused to believe until they heard from his own lips how the son they thought of us mi active, normal boy, engrossed in Ids religion and studies, in reality had been lending- a life of crime for years. Stunned beyond belief. Mr. and Mrs. George Heirens listened speechlessly laic yesterday us their son recited In dclail how he kid- naped and killed six-year-old Suzanne Dciman. knifed to death former WAVK Frances Jirown and fatally slabbed Mrs. Josephine Ross, a widow. These things they knew he was sii|)]X)scd (o liave admitted before. Hut (hey had not heard the admissions and had clung lo the belief that it was all n mislake. Yesterday, sitting with their son and attorneys In Ihe miict of the Cook County jail chapel, they leard what they had hoped against hope would not be true. They left lhc rhnpcl red-eyed and nearly paralyzed. Afterward., regaining (heir composure at home, the elderHclrcns told his wife: "He's still our son, and we'll stand by him." "Yes," the mother replied we hope and pray Hint God will] lake care of him." While his attorneys listened and his parents sat as if drugged, young Heirens described innumerable as.-.aul(s and biiiRlaries he had commit led, concluding finally with the three killings, nil withiii Ihe space ol seven months. They listened but were so stunned, il was learned, that there was scarce a sign that they heard. Al times during the two-hour recital, tears welled from Uur eyes of Margaret Heirens, the mother. The father, unable lo speak, dabbed repeatedly at his eyes with a handkerchief. MONROE. Oil.. July 21. (IIP) — Federal and state officers remained tight-lipped today as they attempted to piece together evidence dls- ,,,„* .1.1 clo;illl B <"C IdLMillly of lyiich-shiy- (U.l.) —Ihc crs of f, )m . G«(>r,.|ii NejT| :0 |. s . Neither the Plil, ordered Into ncllon by U. s. Attorney General Tom Clark, nor Georgia 'liurcau of Investigation spokismcn, would comment on the progress of the In- vesllgnllon. MaJ. W. E. Spence, of the GUI, reiterated thai no cirort 'vould be spared In gelling | ( i the bottom of the "worst thing dial ever happened lo Georgia." They soughl some 20 unmasked white men who Thursday lock four Negroes from (lie automobile of J. I.oy Harrison, Oconee County farmer, and riddled thch bodies lo ribbons with sliolyim, rllle and pistol fire. Harrison had just obtained Ihc freedom of one of Hie Negroes, lt(l)4- er Malcolm, by posting u $aon bond here. Malcolm was charged with stabbing n former employer, Hartley Hester, 22. Malcolm, his wife, and another Tenants Get Good News But No Rent Refund •LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July 27. (U.I 1 .)—If you me n tenant, facing eviction from your house or uparl- lueiU, here's uood news. ( Now that tlic Office of Price Adintnrstiuiic.il is back in business, eviction proceedings still led In Little Hock and other rent control areas during the lime that there was no price control net, cnnnol be carried out unless they comply with rent regulations, district Ol'A rent executive I). K Mllwee said hero today. And If you've received notice from your landlord Hint your rent Is lo be raised, you won't have lo pay the higher rate unless the OPA officially notified yon of un Increase in rent. He viewing (he effect of the legislation which revived Ol'A. Mtl- wcc said thiil no provision was nmdc for a refund of nny over- the celling rents paid during tho Interim. ; "Hut it should be definitely understood." MUwec said, "that relll ceilings which wero In effect on June ao have been restored by Congress." Jail Theft Reveals Bogus Iron Walls ST. JOHN. n. a. (UP) Theft of a Jail, complete with bars mid locks, has been reported Horn l'"virl Alcan ne'.ir here. The Mrtielure. built wh?n I'Wi't Alcan housed fl.OOO troops wurklni- on the Alaska highway, has buen removed by trpsspasscrs since tlic abandonment of Lhe silo. Needy si'tllers and mluer.s hnvc jeen carting away lumber, clec- rical Appliances mid plumbing from he buildings on the old lorl. Decently some bold character acklcd the ex-Jail unit wrenched loose doors, steel bars and wlnd'.w.s. Greatest revelation of the thclt was thai while mlghiy locks «erc attached lo heavy doors mid two- Inch .steel bars covered the windows, the walls of Hie brig were made or patented wallboard ol clay and paper painted to look like Iron. Negro couple. Army veteran Cieorgi Horsey and his wife, were goini; will Harrison (o work on his farm. WASHER SERVICE 1'hilip Fre! [Vacuum Cleaners. Fnna. Irons and Small -\imlinnc05 Rtpaireil. ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., Inc. j. w. iThane 2071 AUA.MM. M K r. 200.03 W. Attention Home Owners I Don't let termites destroy I that vital material of your I home. For state licensed land state approved ter- Imite service fully guaran- [tecd, free inspection, con- Itact , H. C. Wails Home ['reservation Service 1704 Hearn St. National Guard Officers May Get Retirement Pay WASHINGTON, July 27. (UP) — The House today passed by voice vole and sent lo lhc Scnale legislation lo B iv c Army rcliiement bcnefis lo N'aional Guard and Reserve officers. Reserve officers would be eligi ble for rcircinent bencfils only on reaching the age of 60, and would lie required to have a tolal of 20 vears service, four of which must be active duty. TONIGHT 6:30 p.m. Hoar A Program For ROY MILUM Broadcast Ovi-r KLCH Read What HIS HOME TOWN Paper Has to Say About R. C. (Bob) SURRIDGE Cotton Pickers Oar Imsos will operate a dally scitcil- idi> '.„ No. !l, rromlMMl l.ainl, Armo- rcl, Clear l.akit ami llulTintiii, tlur- IIIK Cul(,.u I'lcliliii: Srasnn. VValcli fur Nrht'dulu Amiouiiceinent. FRAZIER BUS LINES I'o.sKl Ol'fii'e I5ox «02 "JIMMIE" PARKS Quality Cleaners Prompt Pick-up mid Delivery Service * Phono 3555 fur IJetler Cleaning-Pressing 428 West Ash F. L. WICKER MACHINE SHOP emonics n t the Chicnsaw Yards of Oult Shipbuilding Corp. near Here iorlay. Tlic ferry will lie caoable ol taking 230 automobiles and 900 passengers on its scheduled runs be twecn Key West. Pla., and Havam The C.nrib Queen is the first, ot a fleet which will be operated by the Atlantic Transportation Co. between Florida, Cuba, Mexico and Jamaica. Tho vessel was co-sponsored by Mrs. H. G. Williams of Jacksonville. I-ln.. wife of the ferry firm president, and Mrs. Scrafinn Dcago de Gon:;v. Freyge of Havana, daughter and granddaughter ot the Cuban presidents. Mrs. Williams broke the traditional bottle of champagne over (he Carib Queen's bow and the Cuban sponsor broke a boltle of native rum. J. LOUIS CHERRY r4evf York Life Insurance BMherlUe, Ark. Co. 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Practiced law in Arkansas 25 years • • Served three terms as County Judge, Poinsett County Former resident Mississippi County Married Mississippi County girl Former Si iperintendent Osceoia Schools (1919-1920) Look carefully into my record and if, after you've done so, you find me both ^ worthy and qualified, I shall appre- cite your support. \ jfc••£,,.;;>,- -,:, j, I. M. GREER ' Candidate for Circuit Judge MKTAI, LATHE ELECTRIC AND ACETYLENE WELDING Is Our KPKCIAKTY ALL WORK IS GUARANTEED RADIOS REPAIRED AUTO or HOME SETS. ANY MAKE-ANY MODEL We Pick-up and Deliver J. H. Flowers, Mgr., Radio Department LOY EICH CHEVROLET CO. Turn the of State Audito to tlto People — KLKCT R. C. (Bob) Surridqe \uililnr I'ullllrtil AtlvcrtistMilc liy It. O. Hltrrldgf. (This Advertisement 1'nid for by 1. .M. (Jrcer) B N NT E R keens Tlic sclf-cleaninff 0 I' IdK* open at both cmls. (lives each lujj an entering cd^e (o start Hie bite. So, the whole lug digs down deeper, K C 'S more grip. 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