The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 12, 1950 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 12, 1950
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, MAY 12, 1950 Former Red Army Commander Joins Poland's Politburo Death of Trapped Wei I-Digger In Brooklyn to Be Investigated NEW YORK. May 12. Wj—Why caused blood and fluid to gather, old that- well-digger in Brooklyn and helped bring on death by as- phj'xtaUon, a medical examiner reported. Tlie district attorney's Investigators will seek to dctfinlne the WARSAW, Poland, May 12. W)— Marshal Konstantln Kokossovsky, former Soviet Anny commander now In charge of Poland's military forces, has been nnmed to the Polish Communist Party Politburo—this country's most powerful political body. Announcement of Rokossovsky's elevation lust nieht followed forecasts of a shakeup In Communist Party leadership. The unconfirmed | ' reports circulating here ranged / # from rumors of sharp-criticism of prominent party members to wild stories of purges In the ofling. The former Red Army chieftain, In addition to bossing Poland's army, is a member of the State Council (inner cabinet). His new. appointment would appear to give him rn even louder voice in Polish gov- rjnment. Some diplomatic observer predicted further changes in the present composition of the Polish government would be announced shortly. (State Department officials In Washington recently said the Russians were planning a new purge of Poland's army and the Polsh Communist Party.> Rokossovsky Requested Rokossovfiky left the Soviet army last November to become Polish defense minister and marshal of* the Polish armies. At the same time, he was approved by the Polish parliament as a State Council member. The announcement then said President Boleslaw Bterut had asked the Russian government to place Rokossovsky in Poland's service, because he was of Polish origin "and very popular with . the Polish nation." The 53-year-old Rokossovsky commanded one of the Russian army groups that liberated Warsaw have to die? The district attorney wants to know. And so do the Police Department and the Housing and Duild- Department. District Attorney Miles F, McDonald yesterday or<lere<l an Investigation to determine whether negligence contributed to the death ol Dommick Atlco who was trapped at the tiolir.m ol a well shaft (or more thnn 27 hours. The prosecutor wanted to know why the resources of a great city tailed to save the 49-year-old father ' of six children, whose last hours were spent hi agony. !>ird of Hums Tlie investigation was ordered oven before an autopsy revealed that. Atteo died of burns—ami not from tilt? pressure of rocks and dirt ' which caved in on him. ' The burns were suffered In a ' mysterious (lash explosion that occurred in the 18-foot-deep shaft Tuesday night, about eight hours ] after Attco was trapped. i Tlie autopsy showed that flames j seared his head, chest, neck, arms ! ami hands, also were breathed into his respiatory trust, Internal burns 1945. He led his armies from Stalingrad to Berlin, directing them in many of the most crucal offensives. He was made a marshal, of the Soviet Union and received the Order' of Hero of the Soviet Union in 1944. He was elected to the Supreme Soviet (Russian parliament) In 1946. Born In Poland when the eastern part of the country was ruled by Czarist Russia, Rokossovsky • has been described In the Polish press m« the son of a Warsaw railroad worker. He wai « czarist officer In World War I, .but Joined the Hed Guards In 1917. Television Runs Teacher Away BERGENPIELD. N. J,. May 12. Wi—One of the teachers here Is moving to Nevada "to get away from television." , Supervising principal Roy W. ^ Brown told the board of educa- l n lion last night one of his teachers Matktd Gunmen Take $16,000 in Cleveland CIjBVELAND. May 12. (/?)—Three is quitting because all but one of her pupils has (division at home and they come to school bored. 'To rouse them out of their boredom," he quoted her as say- Ing, "teachers are expected to do song and minutes." dance act every 10 He said she picked Nevada because the slate "is surrounded by mountains and It'll be a long time before television gels there." masked gunmen brazenly swept Into the Standard Brewing Co. office yesterday, grabbed $16.000 In payroll money and dashed away. The money had Just been delivered to the second floor office, hi pay envelopes, by a Drinks Express Co. truck. cause of the explosion. They also will look Into the question of whether Police and Fire Department rescue operators were planned and conducted efficiently. Rescuers reached the trapped man Just aboot the time he died late Wednesday. Another probe angle was the alleged lack of a city permit to dig the well under a Brooklyn garage In search of water ror automobile washing Use of city water for that purpose has been banned during the current reservoir depletion emergency. Benjamin Saltzman, Brooklyn superintendent of buildings and housing, said that a permit application—if made—would have been dented. The well was loo near a pillar supporting the garage roof, Saltzman said. Explosion In Dispute Cause of the fatal flash explosion remained one of the biggest points In dispute today. * Newsmen at the scene reported the blast occurred after a -lighted cigarette "was lowered to the suffering man. Rescue workers had been pumping oxygen down to him. and for that reason police had forbidden smoking in the vicinity Alteo's sons, John, 27. and Joseph, 20, declared yesterday that neither of them had lowered a cigarette before the blast. They and several friends suggested that (he explosion might have been caused by a shorted electric wire. ; Police Department and Buildings Department. Investigations will be pressed along with that of the district attorney. Chicken should be cooked slowly at low temperature. Uncooked poultry should be wrapped loosely In waxed paper and kept in the coldest part of the refrigerator. Anhydrous Ammonia Fertilizer Custom Application Chas. Brogdon Phones 6847 — 6284 \'i Alilc South on Highway Bl SHOE REPAIRING SAVES MONEY! Prompt Servic* Expert Workmanship U H-fl LTCRS OflLITY SHO€ SHO L 121 W. M « I N ST. JAMES VEST JOINS LANGSTON-McWATERS James Vest need?: no introduction to many people around Blytheville. A local man, James is now associated with Langston-McWatcrs Bulck Co. as a car .salesman. So if you're looking for a new Buick or a sound tiseil car. we invite you to come In and see James. Adv. •few design—Specifier—Thriftier America's most beautiful Electric Range 1 Packed with ofl these NEW FEATURES NEW Rodionryb* Units cook foster Hwn ever and use tttt current. , NEW bolh-in Fluorescent lump tights 'i entire cookmg top evenly. ; NEW Mgher back-panel on one-piece •tW-r«»iitmg porcelain top. NEW smarter-looking styling by wono-rcmovs Raymond Loewy. : NEW 6-60 Time-Signal hat two speeds —one for slop-watch accuracy i for measuring up to 6 minutes, another • for vp to 6O minutes* NEW switch knobs are easier to read —no need K> sloop, bend or reach. 'NEW storage drawers move smoothly, quietly on triple Nylon rollers. NEW Radiantube Unit INewRocfionlube Unrfthave been designed ifor speedier, more economical cooking. 1 They're flatter rmd wider—so more beat- ling jurfoce comes in contact with utensils. (Tip wp for «osy cleaning. .•„.,. One glance and you'll know that here is America's most beautiful electric range. You'll be delighted with oil its wonderful new features, ils new, smarter lines. All surfaces inside and out are of Lifetime Porcelain—and there's the famous Cook-Master Oven Clock Control, triple duty Triermijcr and many other Prigidaire features you should see. Adams Appliance Co, J. W. ADAMS, Mgr. 206 W. Main . , . SALES S: SKKVICE . . . Phone 2071 Salesmen: George Ford, M. I). Hooper, Kric Whillcy, Troy Mynck, Dale Cai-ler (Manila), Earl Hudson (I.cnchvillc). Youngslovn Kitchens, K.C.A. £ Zenith liadios & Television, Maytag, ]),,„ 1 norm. AN EVENT THAT WILL MAKE HISTORY SEE THE NEWEST IN SUMMER FASHIONS MODELED IN OUR STORE AND WINDOW SAT., MAY 13, FROM 10 T012 AND 2 TO 4 O'CLOCK. ALL SIZES WILL BE SHOWN BY THE FOLLOWING BLYTHEYILLE LADIES: Misses: Bonnie Bostic Jean Sliellon Jane Wallace Peggy Zachary Bonita Slankard Louise Overman Mildred Cable Eunice Smothers Bettye Wilson MesdamGS: Fred Philbrook Carl Blackard Herman IIay Jessie Bomrjolaski Harvey Wallace James Tidwell T. J. Little COME EARLY BUY FOR EVERY SUMMER NEED 5 98 TO 9 98 Choose from the biggest collection we've ever assembled Sizes for everyone Fall into line... head for Wards and the- biggest, best parade of dresses you've seen in years I Breeze-cool cotton or raycn sheers with a tv/ice-the-price look. Crisp crackly piques, cords, cKambrays. Styles? everything that's new! Prices? every one a prize buy I Come early, though, 'cause once the news gets around they'll be marching double-time out of our front doors! MOTHER'S DAY 5.OS Jusl in Time for You to for Mother on Mother's Day! a Lovely Dress

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