The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 2, 1947 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 2, 1947
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FOOT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) c6URIER NEWS azed Terriers , Kill Child fplictman Injured \ When He Investigates 1 Tragedy in New York • ' By LEO TURNER : tatted Frtsf SUlf Comsjxmdrnl ' i NEW YORK, July 2. IU.P.)— sought to learn today who turned kx»e a puck of heat-crazed bul} terriers that killed an 11- year-old boy and attacked a policeman a few yards from a crowded 'Bronx swimming pool. 'Two of the dogs were shot to death, one of them on the edge of ',the pool where 6.C03 persons sought relief from the season's heat' record of 87.8 degrees. The oth'er four were taken to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty- to Animals kennel pending rabies tests. Police examined the interior of a 'boathouse on Put'sley'o Creek whjjre the dogs were kept by Swin Sandgreii, 52, to determine if Stanley Balntan. 11, or someone else crawled through a window and turned the (logs, loose. 13ul:\- ban's lorn body was {omul nearby in -a. 16 1-2 acre meadow separating the boalhouse and swimming ' Auto Dealers Blame Buyers fn Coi- Racket By United Pmc Automobile dealers charged today that the public lts«lf 1 3 to blame for much of the profiteer- Ing on new cars, some of which arc selling at almost 50 per cent above the manufacturer's price. 'Reputable dealers across the nation reported that they were Hying to keep new cats cut of the hands of profiteers, who resell them at a tat profit. But they said they could do little without public cooiwratlon, A survey showed that state and local law enforcement authorities for the most part were powerless to cope with the lush racket which! sprung uj> on th» nation's used crtr lols. I New car dealers said they werej refusing to sell to used car dealers. They said lliat many of the' shiny new models find their way i to profiteerhiK used car lot,s fl'rouch private Individuals who sell them at a profit to the second hand dealers. I In Chicago, one case was uncovered In which an individual poi his name on seven dealer lists. As soon as the new cars 1)ecame m'lllable, he sold them to used car lots. .... dogs, four full-grown prize; Spokesmen lor the new car ln«to winners and two pups, charged Eaid the P'iMic was to blame, too, TOP HEROES TODAY WEDNESDAY, JULY 2, 1947 Second Independence Day Since the War to Find Otilatandhif/ Heroes, the Medal of Honor Men, for Most Part Quietly Merged Into Civilian Life pool' , Patrolman Louis Hissont 1 , 31, as lie stooped over the boy's body. Tho j l dogs knocked his Out) ft'Om his hand and were on top of him figjiting to reach his throat .when Sergt. Fred Werner and Patrolman Rcbcrt Kimmer arrived. '-"It was the first time In my life L was ever glad to see a scigcaiu." willingness to buy at exor- priccs. Former CAP Brass Hat Asks Wife to Salute; She Sues for a Divorce MIIWAUKEE. July 2. (t'.P.l— Mrs. nossilyn Wnmser sought n Rissonc said as severe Mtes on his I divorce today, churning lior arms and legs were treated at Fordham Hosj)ital. Balaban disappeared from tbe pool where he was bathing with his mother, ills bony, clad only in ', swimming trunks and lorn from throat to feel. WHS found by Joseph Shirer, 15, at 4:BO |. in., when he climbed a fence fcehiud tlie pool and started acros.i il:e meadow on a shortcut home. i Police searched the boathouse for. traces of blood that v/uuld m- hufiband. Cliftord. demanded thul shr, "salute him." Her suit charged that Warmer, a business executive and a major in the Civil Air Patrol, told her to address him "by his military title at nil times." Rlssone. A fcimile stood nearby growling. Police fired >:lghl -.hois into the male bul failed to kill It. Patrolman Dan Crowley killed it \vtlh two more nhots. The dlcate Balauan entered the build- j Tllc female ran to the swim- Ing, was attacked by the dogs and ' mine Pool. In the Castle Hill lied with them at his licHs. Shlrcr i bathing park, sqiicc/ed under the told police, however, that ho saw fence, and was killed with one a :man in a polo shirt plavln» rifle shot by ScrRt. Alb.Ml Lynn with the dogs seconds before he ! " s sllc darted Into an area where found Balaban's body. The mnn' thcre wcre no bnthcrs. '••disappeared. Sandgreu snid the male's name • Rissone was the first poiiceiran' w!ls Fatso nll(l lhp fcmule's was to, answer the call. The dogs aid Ncllic - Botl1 of lhc stocky, while, not molest him until he Jtoopod long-headed, powerful jawed am- over the boy's uody. Four of the mals wcrp P rizc winners, lie said, dogs fled to the boathouse whan SandEren raid he visited tl'.c do[;s Werner and Kimme r rallied to al ll "• m - y cs terday and left Rlssone's rescue. tllc "> securely locked up. A large male continued to fight " Thc y wcre EOOC! walchdogs," he " ' said. ONE-MAN AH MY was Sgt. Charles E. (Com-- rn^ndo) Kelly when, on Sept. 13, 191'!, at AHa- ville, Italy, he sini;!e-h:ni(lcdly bent off a German ,ilt;«-l:, killing 40—only one of many valorous feats. At present unemployed, he lives in Pittsburgh, PH., willi his wife, May, and S- month-c!i.i dun^liter, Virginia. FIRST CONSCIENTIOUS OJUECTOR to receive the Mediil of Honor was Pvt. Desmond T. Doss, of Riclr-nnd, Va. Under heavy fire on Ckinnw.i, ho helped save 73 disunities. Now a patient at McCuire Veterans Hospital, he spends weekends with his wife. Dorothy, and 1-ycar- /.•old son, Desmond, Jr. MEDAL OF HONOR is America's oldest, highest and most rarely given military decoration, established by Act of Congress in 1802. It is'awarded for gallantry and courage at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty. It cannot be won by civilians. The ribbon is light blue, with 13 white stars. TtVO POSTWAR YEARS passed before cx-Sj'l Chrisloi II K-iia heris, of Manchester, N. II., could get a job. He put a bliiiil ;i<l m :i Schcncctady, N. Y., paper, seckinR work as a watchman. Mayor Corning of Albany learned o( liis plight, Rot him a jub din-in" a bus for the Albany traction company. Serving with the 337lh infantry Regiment of the 95th Division, he won the nation's highest award for extraordinary heroism during the Italian campaign. ARMY LIFE is the life for .Talie William Lindscy, (if Luccdale, Mass., pictured rcenlisting in Boston, May 20, with rank of master sergeant. During battle in Hcrtgcn Forest, Germany, Nov. 1C, 1041, .he and three buddies, all who survived of their company, smashed a German attack, knocking out seven tanks.' killing 2CO Germans. Lindscy wrecked live tanks, knyoed two machine guns and though >vouncled, routed eight Germans with his bayonet. He thinks the Army oilers better opportunities than civilian life. MOST DECORATED foot soldier of all time is e.x-Ll. Audio Murphy, 23, ot Knrnicrvillc, Tex., who has 17 medals won in 30 months of combat in Europe. Now a movie actor, protege of Jimmy Cagney, he keeps in sharp condition. K1KST CHAPLAIN ever to win the medal was Comdr. Joseph T. O'Calluhan. of Boston, Mass., senior chaplain aboard the carrier Franklin when the Jnps blasted it in March, 1945, He was cited for "facing almost certain death" in wounded. He's pictured with Mrs. Louis A. Wiiielt, of South Bend, Ind., whose husband died in the battle. PACIFIST-REARED in a Pennsylvania Dutch Mennonile family. cx-Pfc. Alton Knappcnbcrgcr of Spring Mount. Pa,, became Die heiu of An/.io Germans trapped him in open field, but lie killed tiO of them, so discouraged the real that' they fled. His postwar ambition was to own :i iiui.i ' Today he preps for that on the John Daubert farm at Skipjack. Pa. . BEAT TI^E HEAT AT HEALTHFULLY AIR CONDITIONED * f WITH REFRIGERATION ,1 FOR YOUR COMFORT JULY SODA SUNDAES Chocolate Caramel Mars!imal!ow BuMcrscofch Crushed Strawberry Pineapple Mixed Fruit Caramel Pccun Sulud Lemonade Lime Ade Orangeade ICE CREAM SODAS i Delicious i F Refreshing | J Take Home Ice Cream Strawberry - - pt. 30< Caramel Pecan - p1.30l Chocolate - - pt. Vanilla - - - TOASTE SANDWICHES Chicken Salad 20<r Ham ----- 2Q<£ Tuna Fish - - - - 200 Pimento Cheese - - 200 Egg Salad - - - 200 Ham Salad - - Cheese, plain -' Cold Plate Lunch - 400 Milkshake - - - i5c Malted Milk - - - 20c Egg Malted Milk - - 25c A Tasty Treat! Armour's Pure HAMBURGER -15c-

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