The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 22, 1949 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, October 22, 1949
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PAGE EIGHT Amforg Arrests Add to Tension Indictments of Soviet - 'Traders' to Strain '> U.S.-Russian Relations " WASHINGTON. Oct. 22-W>(— Indictment ol Russia's famed Acn- torg TrRding Corporation and Its tap officers are unregistered foreign agents appears certain lo set off new tensions between (he Uuft- ed States ami the Soviet union. ^The indictment wns returned by a federal grand jury here and announced by Aaltorney General McGralh late, yesterday, it charged the corporation and six officers with failure to repisler as agents of a foreign pcm'er in accordance with American law. The maximum penally is a $10.000 tin and five, years imprisonment'..Washington officials promptly began speculating on Soviet reprisals. The Russian embassy was reported to have lodged a formal protest with the State Department and a Moscow propaganda blast denouncing the Indictment was expected almost immediately. Five. Are Arrested Shortly after McGrath made his announcement, five of the Russians were arrested in New York and taken before a u. S. commissioner, who held them under S15.000 bail each .pending a hearing Wednesday on removal to Washington. The sixth Amtorg official—a vice president of the company—is in Russia. Those taken into custody were the firm's president, a vice presjclenl,' the treasurer, the secretary and a former assistant trea- . surer now doing other work. McGrath said in his announcement that since Oct. 1. 1946, Am- torg had collected "information for and reported information to" Russia and had otherwise acled on the orders of the Russian government. In the past three years, he asserted. Amtorg «-ns told repentedly to register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act. The state Department said it had sent a note to the Sovlei EmbHssj' only six weeks ago officially calling attention- to Amtorg's failure to reg. ister. : BLYTHEVrLLE ~( ARK.) COURIER NEWS Farmer, 70, Charged With Murdering Couple £DES ARC, Ark., Oct. 22. (AP) — At. 70-year-old fanner <'has been charged with first- degree murder in the rifle slaying of his 'daughter and her young husband. '.Sheriff E. O. Hamilton filed the charges...against Lawrence "Gip" .Colvin of Prairie County yesterday «Tfew hours after the double 'killing — Sheriff Hamilton said • Colviri art ., ,..SETS VETS BUZZIN'-Seeing that ^N'ationn] Honey Week was just around the corner, and being prodded gcnlly by some press ngcnls, u,c veterans of Manhattan Beach Projccl in Brooklyn got together and voted gorgeous model Mary Collins above, "The Girl We'd Most Like lo BEE With." Farmer Kills Daughter and Her Husband DBS ARC, Ark., Oct. 22. (AP) — Lawrence "Gin" Colvin, 70-year-old farmer, told sheriff E. O. Hamilton that he shot and killed his 10-year- old daughter and her husband yesterday. He said his daughter, Ester Colvin Dunn, and her husband Robert Dunn, 24, were attempting to force their way into his home ten miles west of here about. 3 a.m. The sheriff said Colvin related that the couple had been living with him about 30 days since their return from Kensclt, Mo., and that because of family differences, he had a.sked them to leave. Ife refused lo admit (hem when they returned lo the lionse early today, and they began battering down the door. The sheriff .said Colvin told him he shot the girl with a .22 rille and -she fell In the dcor, and then he shot his son-in-law, who staggered Into tile house and cojiajjsed in a ">edroom. After the shooting, Colvin went to the home of a neighbor, E. J. Tod- tly. who brought him to the sheriff's office here. Sheriff Hamilton said Colvin Is being hetd in the Prairie County Jail here and the case is being investigated. Obituaries Sister of Btytheville Woman Dies in Oregon Mrs, Nova Morton. 50, wife of H. I>. Morton, and a sister lo Mrs. J. It. Nabers of Blylheville. (liert yesterday, al. Die Medford Hospital in Medford, Ore. Funeral services were to he conducted tilts morning in Medford with burial to follow in Gold Hill, Ore. Mrs. Morton is survived by her husband, two daughters and a son of (\fedford; her parents, Afr. ;md Mrs. S. D. Piilcy of Willford, Ark., n brother, Everett Riley or Wiiitord; nml fliree si.ster.s, Mrs. Nabers of Bfytheville. Mrs. Earl Blown of Hobbs, N, M.. and Mrs. I,, o. Graves of Houston, Tex. Mrs. O. T. Gosewich Dies In Osceola; Rites Sunday Funeral services win oe conducted in Osceoln nt 2 p.m. tomorrow in the Swift Fi'iirrnl Home Chanel tnr Mrs. Lenna Walker Gosewich, 82, who died Friday nioniin<? in her home at 3H East Knlsifr Street in Osceola. She was the \vuiov; of O. T. Gosewich There are no imme- dlale survivors. The fnr.rral services will bo conducted by the Rev. Herschcl Coiich- ln;nl. pastor of the Melhodist Church in Osceola ami he will be.—...^.m .. , aisled bv the, Rev. E. K. Sewell ing. The body is in a funeral home Burial will be In Ermcn Omrlr-rv. here (ending arrival of relatives Pallbearers will be: Leo Sehrolrfc. j Thomas said. Arthur and WMliarn Avre.s, Ren f ~ . JViller. .lr.. Richard Prewill and Frlttz Walker. "O-MI-GOSH . . . THAT LITTLE?"-One-ycar-old Mary Ruth DcVor stares in disbelief al a four-pound incubator baby In SI John's Hospital, Cleveland. O. IVhal Mary Hut!) doesn't realize Is lhat just a year ago she checked in al St. John's, slightly pre- malure, nnd weighing only one pound, 14 ounces. Now she's a husky 17 pounds, eighl ounces. Sister Agnes Therese, who cared (or Mary Ruth as a liny tol, showed her around the baby ward on her birlhday visil to the hosoitaL Unpadded Beauties Seek Title in Pennsylvania TOWANDA, Pa.. Oct. 22. l/T»t—Fifty beauties will simbte before the Judge's stand today in Ihe "Miss Bradford Comity" beauty contest— and the judges announced they won't tolerate falsie.s. It's part of Ihe Pennsylvania Week j'rograui and Die show ivJJI be put en with all the hoopla ol mi AL- innlii; Cily pageant. There'll be floats, marching farm organizations and classy contestants. Oli, yes, the contcsta'iils aren't Slrls. Dili they're well-liked females in Oils dally region; they're cows. Motorist Stricken, Dies today DeQUEEN, Ark., Oct. 22. Sevier County officers" . said that'll man identified a,<= Virgil E. Kectcm,. 45. -Madill, Okla., ' n-as found dead in an automobile here early this morning.. Coroner Jack Thomas of Queen said Keeton evident! Jet Engine Powers London Wind Tunnel LONDON— lift— The nir-iilckmc snout of a jet, engine, has been hooked to a wind tunnel to speed progress of British research into (he problems of fa.sler-than-sotmd flight. Private manufacturers were unable to finance the elaborate machinery necessary for producing ar- tUfcial an- currents near the speed p' sound. And they couldn't lest their .ne«' models without them. An alert engineer .at the English Electric Co. where the new "Canberra" jet bomber is built—watched a Jet engine gulping great masses of air through its wide-open nose. Why not hook-up the jet to a wind tunnel? he asked. He .tried it and it worked. Oilier British, companies arc adopdting the "jet-jmwered" wind tunnel. Fire Victim Found SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1949 Truman Cruises as He Works on Policy Talk , . WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, (AP) — President Truman was cruising down the Potomac today and putting the filial polish on a foreign policy speech. The presidential yacht Williamsburg anchored last night at Bloki- slo'ne -Island in the Lower Potomac, ready to push off this morning for the rnoulh of Ihe Paluxent River. ' Mr. Truman's party will return lo Washington Sunday afternoon. The foreign policy speech is to be delivered Monday al the laying of the cornerstone of the United Na- Hons building In New Vert:. Steel Town's Mayor To Avoid Strike Issue BETHLEHKM, Pa., Oct. 22. MV- Helhlehem's mayor "won't have any Part' 'of a move to end the steel Urlkc. Mayor Robert Pfeiflc rc|X>ilcd that.he was requested to join with "he mayors of Nevv Voik and Pills- burgh lo ursc the U, S Steel Ctir- PoraUon lo "recnn^itlcr ils rejection of the President's fact-finding board." ; He said the request came yester- nay; in a telegram signed hy Jack Wderer, New York Citizens' Coni- m I lice. "t won'l have any part nf it," said Bethlehem's (ive-lcim mayor. •'Let' the parties in interest settle Iheir own differences." Two Accidents Boost Week's Death Toll to 77 By The AssrirUIrd I'rcss At least 17 persons mcl violent death in Arkansas Ihis week. Traffic accidents luivc lakcn a toll of 'nine. 4 Two deaths weic reporlcd Friday.' ' Garland w. McDearmonl. 18i of near Neltlcton, Ark. died in a 'Memphis hospital from injuries suffered when he uas crushed under a trailer loaded with cotton. The accident occurred Wednesday. He fell from his tractor. A fall from a U-foot loading platform al n coal mine in Excelsior brought death to Jack Bro'.vn, 50, of Greenwood, Ark. He lost his balance and toppled off Die platform. Three Drivers Penalized - One person wris fined and two .others forfeited cash bonds In Municipal Court this morning on charges of driving while under the influence of liquor. Fined 550 and costs'was Charlie Raper .and forfeiting $45.25 cash bonds were D. V. Jordan and Robert Payne. Protest Against Closing Of Camp Seems Futile FORT SMITH, Ark., Oct. 22. (AP) —No hope for continued operation of Camp Chaffce was held out by a representative of Defense Secretary Johixson today. LI. Gen. Thomas B. Larkln, chief of logistics for the army, lold a group of Fort Smith citizens yesterday that "reduction in funds and personnel and consequent .necessity of closing addiiional Insinuations, make it impossible to hold out any hope for retention of Camp Chaffee a.s an active installation." Genera! Larkin, Bri». Gen. Aaron Bradshaw and T, A. Young, civilian aide, were sent here by Secretary Johnson after Governor McM'ith nnd local citizens had protested proposed closing of ihc camp. NOTICE Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas for permit to sell and dispense brer al reiail on the prcm- NEW liui Opens Week Days I:UU p.m Matinee Sulimlay A: Sundavs at.-Sun. I [>.m. Cont Showing Manila, Ark. Shuws KVKKV XICHt ises described as 122>4 E Main Riv thcville, Mississippi coun" ' B ' y ' The undersigned states that he Is a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character l.hat he hV n™cr™eu convicted of a felony ot other crime involving moral turpitude- that no license to sell beer by the undesign- ed has been revoked within five years last past; and that the undersigned has never been convicted of violating the laws of this stale or any oiher slate, relative to the sale of alcoholic liquors. * * Application Is for permit to be Issued for operation* beginning on the 21 day of October 1949 and to expire on the 30 'day of June, 1950 Lendennle Fowler Subscribed Mid sworn to before me this 21 day of October 1949. Mrs. Marshall Blackaitf, N'otary Public My Commission expires: 3'9 53. 1 NOTICE Of ELECTION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an.election will be held on the first Monday In November, 1949, f or Ihe purpose of electing one director from each of Divisions No. 1, No 3 No. 3, No. 4 and No. S of MiMissip-' pl County, Arkansas,, for the st Francis Levee District. The .voting places will be; For District No. I; Jx?achvllle For District No. 2; Blythevillg For District No. 3; Osceoli For District No. 4; Wilson For District No. 5; Joiner Bona fide residential owners of real estate In the divlsions'aforesaid and subject to Us levee taxes are qualified to vote at such election Polls will be open at 8 o'clock P. tf Oliver Clark, Leroy Carter, ' Election Commissioners of Mississippi County, Arkansas Saturday "BANDITS OF EL DORADO Starring Charles Starrctt Also Shorts Saturday Owl Show "APARTMENT FOR PEGGY" ttilh .Ie:imiR Crain Also Shorts Sunday & Monday "THE STRATTON STORY" U'ill] .lune Allison :ui(l James Stewart Also Shorts suffered a heart attack while" driv-|by ALBANY, N.V.. Oct. 22; M'i_An i eight-year-old boy who ran away i after a spanking wns.fonnit burned) Do- I lo death today in the rumble-seat had [ of a neighbor's automobile at neivr- "olonie. The body of the victim. Richard A. Cohn, was charred beyond recognition, milted shooting his 16-year-old j daughter, E;tcr Colvin Dunn, nnd j her husband. Robert Dunn. 24, as j they attempted to gain entrance j to his house. [ RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Saturday 'THE GAY AMIGO' with The Cisco Kid ('nrlnnn A Scrinl Saturday Owl Show "SPECIAL AGENT" wilb William Kilvlbc aiirl l.aiini Klliott Also Carloiin Sunday, Monday & Tuesday SCHOOL CHILDREN'S SPECIAL Price Circus Coupon Ticket Clip This Coupon Here This Special Coupon With Only All Taxes Included AVill Admit Any School Hoy or Girl Present Ihls cwpon wilh 3S cc^l.s i taxes included) at (lie Main Entrance Gales show grounds between I and 2:30 pm .UilWrnts admission, withnut lliis counon, soW on sli n ,v grotnuls 60 rcu^-(.ives Inclurlc.l-yr.u will save 25 cenls with coupon. WALKER PARK FAIRGROUNDS Blyfhcville, Wednesday, Oct. 26 SKY DRIVE-IN THEATER S;ilurdiiv _ . Box Office Opens al 6:30 Show Starts 7:00 I Miles North of Hiytlicrilte Saturday Midnight Show "Campus Honeymoon" will, Ihe Wilde Slslcrs Plus Selecled Shorts FREE! Kver.vime n( tending las I regular show will lie nrfmittrd free In Ui e midnight show. Sec two for thr price of one. Sunday and Monday AND HATED ALL MEN 6XCEPT ONE/ AGNES MOOREHEAD • BURL WES UN ALSO ADDED ATTRACTIONS LAST DAY * lOVE COMfS C.O.D. BY FAST MALE! TWO BIG HITS •me. Also Color Cartoon —~ Sun.-iVon. =^= FIRST SHOWING IN BLYTHEVILLE YOU'LL BE HYSTERICAL... Over This Movie MIRACLE! PJLULtm 6TORQ • JAMES STEWART BDROTHV mm • FRED HacMDRRAY VICTOR MOORE • HENRY FONDA IMS • BURGESS MEREDITH Also 2-COLOR CARTOON BUVTHEVILLE'S ONLY .ALL WHITE THEATRE. l.asf Day • Open 12:.| .tilii Belle nucl .Scolly in "Swing Your Partner" a Iso .Johnny Alack Urown in "Chip of Flying U" Snn.-Mun. == Big Double Feature * lOVt SPBAKC fHOH UWfSSKESS GABLE *eM£»OI mmuM ANGELS ... with ANGLES! Jarry flTZGERMD Veronica LAKE loan MOIF1EID The 'AINTED' SOYBEAN SACKS 21 Bu. Size TOP MARKET PRICES PAID FOR YOUR BEANS AT ALL TIMES Dp!f!e Henderson Soybean Co. Hfwfiu'fi v ft i o~ ._ _ Phone 28(jIt Pictures You Will Like We specialize.!.! commercial and home '/ FILMS porlraits whk-h you will) DEVELOPED enjoy throughout the years. Call for I PRINTED appointments. IMione 6011 ENLARGE? FAUGHT'S STUDIO 112 South 1st. / (Night Phone G32V) KEROSENE and FUEL OIL G.O.PoetzOilCo. Phone 2089 DEFOLIATE .. by AIRPLANE Perfect coverage. Defoliant available at competitive prices. SCRAPE AGRICULTURAL SERVICE 2 Miles South of Blylheville Phone 4388 THE GRAMS COMPANY I\E,VL T o rvs Real Estate - Nfortqaqc Loans- Insurdnr "• e: fr ft * ' ' __ __.. Phone 521 Phone 3075 LAUNDRY-SERVICE IF YOU LIKE THE BEST TRY NU-WA LAUNDRY-CLEANERS Phonf 4474 In England It's the Chemist Shop In France It's tht Apothecary Shop In Blytheville It's BARNEY'S DRUG STORE For Expert Prescription Service SHEET METAL WORK. OF ALL KINDS Custom work for gins, alfalfa mills, oil. mills. Cuslom vShcarins up to 1/4 inch Ihirknr^ Frank Simmons Tin S^op 117 South Broadway Phone 265)

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