The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 25, 1949 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 25, 1949
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1349 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.T COURIER XEWS Embassy Employe Espionage Charges Faked by Commies, U. S. Officials Assert , PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia. Oct. 25. (AP)^-sanniel Meryn, ah American embassy employe who was arrested last week, will soon be tried i us a spy In a Czech court. James K. PenfIeld,;U.S. charge d'affairs, disclosed 'today. Pehfiled said he had been informed or the forthcoming trial by the . Czech foreign ministry. ' k Meryn was arrested Friday as one ' of the leaders of an alleged espionage ring headed by American embassy employes. Isaac Patch, political atache at the embassy who was similarly ac-' cused, was expelled by the. Communist-led Czech government. • American officiate have labelled the charges as "entirely 1 unfounded." ; V ; '.-'.' Penfield t«ld newsmen that American officials have not been able to eel in touch with'Meryn despite requests to,.the'Foreign ministry that they be allowed to speak to him. Meryn; a-naturalized American citizen of",Czech birth, joined the embassy.'here about three years ago after serving with the U.S. Army in Europe. ; . He' was naturalized while in the Army. ' Many Idled By Strike Go Back to Work Five Fliers Are Killed . In B-26 Bomber Crash MIDLAND, Tex., Oct. 25. <;r»— Five men were killed Sunday when an Air Force bomber smashed into brushy ranch country and exploded The twin-engine plane—a B-'2f «HHU'S MY SHOES?—Three- ironths old Cathrin Benson dis llajs hei dimpled.knees and cmled Iocs as she walks with only slight, help at her home in .Mullay, Utah. But Cathryn has a feminine problem.-Her mother Mrs. LaVcrl Benson, can't find hard-soled shoes :>mall enough for her. Cathy already has walked into lots of fan mail— through a picture showing her walk- LITTLE ROCK, Oct. 25—M— Settlement of the Missouri Pacific railroad strike will reduce the state's number of strike-Idle workers to about 500. At the. high point last month, the state had neaily 14,000 wage earners Idle—the direct or Indirect result of labor-management, disputes. Hie iialkoilt of 1600 CIO iteel-1 woikers at Reynolds Metals Cotn- plant plants was settled shortly after the -Missouri Pacific..strike began Sept. 9 • 'The strike of the four operating railroad brotherhoods threw about 11,900 Missouri Pacific employes out of work in the state. Hundreds of dthe workers iif the state were laid "off-when the transportation strike forced, business and Industry to. curtail 'operations. End of ; the. railroad walkout leaves 325 CIO emrjolyes of the Aluminum Company, of. America at Bauxite 'and Sweet Home ami AFL employes • of'a Jonesboro Heat Controls Stick On Air Force Fighter; Colonel Gets Hot Ride LONDON, Oct. 25—W'j—Lieut. Col. palrlck D. Fleming's U.S. Air Force F-8* • Jet lighter. gave him a hot ride over the Atlantic. The cockpit 'heat control stuck after his lakeoff from Iceland. For more than •, an hour FlotiiiiK frott to Get No More Pay for Grading Paper* LITTLE ROCK, Oct. 25. (11— Professor* of state-supported col- leges'can't; draw pay from cash funds for overtime work grading papers, But it will mean nothing to regular: college students. ; Most of the state colleges offer officials said .lie , was completely dehydrated - when he - landed at I'reslwick, Scotland, ' Sunday. Fleming, 30, of New Vork City, and Col. David Schilling. 30. of Ti averse City, Mich., flew the first Wirephoto). or u "' ee wcck5 ' (AP basket factory' o'n strike in ansas. The latter sroiip has out since late April. Ark- been Arkansas Delegation To Discuss Labor Laws LITTLE ROCK, Oct. 25— (/Pi— Governor McMath has appointed a nine-member delegation to attend a national convention on labor legislation In Washington, Nov. 29-. Dec. i. ' Movie Star and Wife, Wed in January, Still On Their Honeymoon NEW -YORK. Oct. 1 25—MV-Moi'ie Atlantic'hop. ; •: ' • They: took 'Off from Fretlwlck yesterday 'for..Tangrnere, an R.A F. hase 6h England's south coast. The planes will be used for coordinal- ng techniques with the R.A.F. One Killed; 31 Injured When Bus, Truck Hit PAOLI, Pa., Oct. 25. (i?)— A Greyhound bus and a. tractor-ti Kili'r loaded with 33.000 pounds of slcel collided a mile and'a half west of here Monday, killing one person and Injuring 3l' ; .others. •. Slate Police.'identified the dead man as .Stephen H. Chapley, jr. 18-year-old sailor who was returning to the cruiser Roanoke from his home in-Uniontown. Pa. The trailer, laden with sheet steel, cut through, the right front side of the brs, pinning several passengers to their seats.- i. . professors, paid salaries fixed by the legislature, 'grade the papers and pay them overtime out of cash funds:'. ' '' •' But the siatc comptroller's office said. Saturday (he supreme court, ruling .in the cash fund suit will prohibit that practice In Ihe future. Grown Since Then . At Die . time G'olmnbus discovered America, tile populatlon-of the continent north o*. Mexico was about 1.150,000. according to the Encyclopedia lirilannlca. .ives In the floods. Earlier estimates by government officials placed the casualty total as high as 4,000. Thieves Spread Carpet Over Mud to Keep Feet Dry While Looting Factory MILTON', Eng., Oct. Z% (A! 1 ) — One hundred yards of red carpel was found laid across the muddy yard of the Wilton Royal Carpel Factory yesterday. Thieves used It to keep their tecb dry as they carried away $1,17(MO worth of rugs this weekend: PAGE THREE Termesseean is Killed In Elevator Accident .MEMPHIS. Oct. 25— OT— and hysteria rode, a loaded clcvutor in Ihe downtown Exchange Building yesterday. A man. tentatively Idcntlfcd as Ernest Unskins, 40. of Brighton. Tciin.. was crushed' by the elevator at Hie third floor. Some op the occupants of the lilt screamed hysterically, i An ambulance driver said the man fell into the elevator shaft from the fourth ; f loor ami his body Jammed bet-veen the elevator ami the shaft walls- ONE OF THESE DIAMOND • Guatemala May Ask U.S. e jr r c^ht^. ^ F °' Storm Relief Funds Paris yesterday. from They .said, they were still .-hniiey- nioonui*? ^- after. 1 nine months of marriage. • ° . •' . . GUATEMALA,', Guatemala, Oct. 25. i/fi —Guatemala, hard hit this liionth by: storms iind floods, was reported loday to ' be considering "Mrs. Power .,hasn't , seen ; some j asking the United States for a loan representative;, 1 , J. R. Coe, Lt. Col. Charles J. Lutz. 31. -El j Little Rock, state . iepresent,;tive Paso, commanding officer, 2602nd of Ihe CIO Communications Work- CTO Little M>, Tow'Target Squadron, the pilot, •^ ' Capt. : Thomas Hilimann, / Shievepbrt, La. ." Capt.J James R. Butler, 31, Faso, co-pilot. Capt.- Billy H, Miller, Worth. . Sgt. 'Robert B. Lee, 21, • Miss. .•'/.'•' . • 39, The Tower of Babel .was 300 feet in height. ers of America; carl' Hope, Pine Bluff, Fred Barnes, Little Rock, and Ira Yarbrough, North Little Elj Rock, representing the. railroad ; | brotherhoods; W. ,C. Harrw, North 27, Fort Little Hock. Sialc organizer for the International Association of Machinists, and A. T. Dodd, legis- liittvc representative .of the Intcr- natiotial Typographical Lnion. State Labor Commissioner C. K. Call also wilt attend. Blloxl, They haven't been in the. United St3tes since their n>arri»?r;- last January liv Rome. 'Power.has been making films in England, Ttaly and Morocco: Single Sitlinf- Sonjj James Rydei- RandalJ, impatient- that his native state .should delay in joining the • Confederacy, wrote "Maryland. My Maryland." He wrote it at a single sitting, in the dead of an April.night in 1861, in New Orleans; , : exports and the source of much of 'he government's revenue and dollar supply, , Red Crtss officials .have sa'id approximately 500 persons, lost their GIVES FAST RELIEF •when COLD MISERIES STRIKE LEVEE TAXES NOW DUE! WILL BE IN DYfcSS, WEDNESDAY, Oct. 2(ilh, • At Mr. Johnson's Office JOINEK, THURSDAY, Ocl. 2711), Al Miss. County Bank LUXORA, FRIDAY, Oct. 2S(h, • At Miss. Counly Bank OSCBOLA, SATURDAY, Oct. VMh, Al Court House One day One day only One day One ilny See me at those places or mail your check (with exchange) or Money Order (without exchange) to me at Wilson. EMILY P. TRAMMEL Levee Tax Collector Box 327 Wilson, Ark. Tip-Toe HydraulicSliift anil gjrol Fluid Drive • Feather- Lighl Slccring • High Compression IWcrmustcr Knj-inc • Scat Springs "Tailored-to-Yoiir-Weight" • Kull "Cradled Hide" . 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