The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 6, 1950 · Page 5
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JVEDNESDAY. DECEMBER «, 1950 Frau Else Koch Falls into Tears At Atrocity Trial * Notorious Witch Of Buchcnwald Insists 'Conscience Is Clean' AUGSBURG. Germany, Dec 6 (API-Frau Else R;ch broke tolo tears today for the first time In her trial on charges of inciting murders and atracifie.s (n Buchemvald Concentration Camp. The • calm she Jins maintained throughout six days of ncrve-crilll- insr testimony about nuchemvald cruelties broke as the chief Judge turned to her suddenly and demanded: "Do you still maintain that you have never seen any mistreatment of prisoners?" "Never." she walled, bursting into tears. "Have all these witnesses lied, then?" the judge insisted. "Yes." she snapped, recovering her .composure. Referring to a Catholic priest who had testified against her. the Judge continued: "And the priest ^also had lied?" JP "Yes." she insisted. Murmurs of protest rose from the crowded courtroom. Conscience Is Clean "I have a clean conscience," Frau Koch declared, "my memory Is excellent." One prisoner. Josef Christian, had just told the court he and a Jewish prisoner encountered Frau Koch in the Buchenwald Camp. Despite Christian's .warning, the Jew stared at Frau Koch's plump figure i- which, according to witnesses, she often displayed In thin and scanty clothing. Trau Koch noticed his stare and called a guard. Both prisoners were beaten ,anri the jeiv was then sent to a "punishment group 1 .''where he soon died. The presiding Judge. Georg Magl- not, said today that he has received many letters—both from Germany and abroad — demand that Frau Koch be put to death. The maximum punishment which can be given her. however, is life imprisonment. West Germany has abolished the death penalty. Arkansas-Plant Gained by Yoder Crewman Falls from Plane Over North Korea ButJ-ives to Tell About it and Fly Again _BLYTHEVILLB J _fAHK.) COURJEK NEWS their liradcs against the U. S. and its .-,Mies^Sn^p'i '*"" > ed (arrow) listened with- earnest ™nee, U r al lon However the "fT a^°£)S' ?"' G •«"<-*'crewman as Kpd by shifting cargo and noc*ed Ollt of a plane al 8000 -c^t over Korea. He lived lo tell ..,I hC ^ r Easl Alr Forccs reported the incident today. . i™T fC T P0llen Al Poels ke'of Water- nvi,, h a tccllnlclan o» .» C-119 IIJIHS boxcar, was standing near „,* OI1cn re »r. of the big careo Plane as ,t approached • the Icy shores of Changjin Reservoir Hie cargo was 11,000 pounds of ammunition, blankets and raliom ior U. S. Marines and Infantrymen surrounded by the Chinese Red" limi« rf-S'1 5 , brokc - Cargo rushed |tov,ard f.\»lske on Its oiled rollers, ' fill?.?, J" 1 out ' Of th p i> l!mc «»d followed him down. > Foelske was wearing a parachute f.n ,L tt , as k " ock ed ou'. After he leu goo feet the frigid atr cleared hKhead and he pulled the ripconl, white* falling "rrom^an TX'" ' he Bald. ' ' 7 ' rlc . <1 to kec P from landing In a. tree, but r didn't do it. All that ™ eUc "' ry - an<J ' had -<° "»<i i« a - That nifiht, Foelskc avoided two armed Korean Herts and found a road just in Mine to hitch a ride in an American Army truck The next day _ he, caught a ride with a jeeri going to the Hungnani Air otrip, ills base. On the strip, | ts props t U rnin B «as the same flying boxcar Fb e | s ke had /alien out of. Crew members greeted him like a returned Rhost. Then the plane ook off for the Chnngjlr, seS with another load of supplies. This {,'»« ^Ute went all the way-.nd Unidentified Sub Poses Whale Of a Garbage Problem for G/s « LITTLE ROCK, Dec. t. (AP) — Yoder Manufactifring Company of Los Angeles has acquired the plant ,/iere of the Scott Paper Box Company and will use it for fabrication if plastics and light metals (including Arkansas aluminum) for automotive and hardware speciali- ties. ' Yoder was described as a $1,500.000 a year enterprise employing 100 persons. Announcement that the company was taking over the Arkan.sa.5 plant was made by the Arkansas Resources and Development Commission. Eastern Star Meet Closes in Little Rock LITTLE ROCK, Dec. 6. (AP) _ The Arkansas chapter oi the Order of Eastern Star closes its three- day ?.itri reunion here today. More than 1,000 delegates last night attended the annual banquet. Speakers included Judge Franklin w. Miles of Boston, worthy grand patron of the General (national) Grand Chapter of the order, and Tom Q. Ellis. Mississippi, general grand scribe of the Royal Arch Masons. f 1 )—An "unirt- submarine" was raising quite a stink here today And it posed a whale of a problem lor three American ors and >a Philippines naval patrol seaman.- Seaman Benedicto Torres spotted dark shape rising to the surface near Cavite Naval Base in yesterdays predawn murk. Torres challenged but received no reply. He opened up with a ma- chmegun. This aroused Private Frank Totyka, jnrries Roe and Ri cnard Picklesimer of the u. S. 29th _ The Ihi ee GIs joined In • Daylight revealed a 10-t'on sperm whale, 40 feet long, an urn sight in the warm Manila Bay .Mindful of th e .; mon ey paid' for whale oil, the four borrowed i my truck trailer and a hoist (ook the whale to Manila. But they found that none of ^ins plants officials retus don 10 tons « on land. THEATRE 2019 West Main Open Weekdays 6:45 Show Starls 7:00 Saturdays i- Sundays 1:00 Always a Double Feature Last Times Today Lnst Times Today JOHN GARFIELD "Force of Evil" Also Color Carloon Air Conditioned By Refrigeration NEW Community' Cenler" MANILA, ARK. Alali.nees Sal. & Sun I'h. 58 Wednesday & Thursday 'Asphalt Jungle' Sterling Haydcn They may have to burv it. FAITHFUL UNTO fence Kills Deer ARCADIA. Calif. (AP)-Becausc stray deer imdercstimated the strength of a steel mesh fence, slate relief recipients dined on venison The doe ventured into town and Mrs.- c. A. Dcn-ey asked police to shoo it from her back yard. The animal jumped several fences and was headed for the hills and safety Then it made the fatal mistake of -rymg to crash through the wire .ence. Officers found it with a broken neck and turned It over to n. relief agency. ' Polyandry Is a system under which two or more men. sometimes brothers, have the same wife Pope Pius Urges 'Peace Crusade' VATICAN CITY. Dec. 0 M>j— Pope Pius, in an encycllcia to no man Catholtc bishops, today cailct on Hie world to keep the peace He declared the coming of him dreds or thousands of pilgrims U ""'lie In the 1B50 Holy Year "con iites before the world a solemi testimony that the people do no want war. nor 'discord, nor hatred bnt intensely yearn for iwnce, foi Christian Jove from which only car ne born a prosperous and better age. He urged a "sacred crusade' aeamst "the unrestrained strurele from which come so many calamities to mankind." 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