The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 21, 1947 · Page 6
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PAGE BQC BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS "MONDAY, JULY 21, 1947 Senators Seek 'Secret' Papers Committee Inquiring Into Howard Hughes' Big Plane Contracts WASHINGTON, July 21. CUP) — S*«ret "papers of the late President Roosevelt have been subpenaed by a Senate committee in an effort to lean If there was a link between hi* son, Elliott, and the $40.000,(00 In war plarie orders which millionaire Howard Hughes never de- Hv*red. \ Sen. Owen Brewstcr, R., Me., fluirinan of the Senate War In- «sti6t»thiB Committee, said he expected the. Hyde Park, N. Y., library to surrender the Roosevelt documents In time for the public Inquiry which the committee plans to begin July 28. Committee sources said witnesses and documentary evidence to be presented at the hearings will Involve Hollywood parties, pretty girls, "wine and dine" Air Force officers and high pressure war contracting. ' The Senate investigators want to know specifically who ordered Hughes to build his wooden flying boat, an clght-cngined ship hailed In 1942 as the answer to the wartime metals shortage. The government spent $20,000,000 on the project but still has not seen the plane fly. The government devoted another $30,000.000 to an experiment sponsored by Hughes and Elliott Roosevelt lor construction of a super- ptwto-reconnaissance plane. The senators want to know why it, too. has not been delivered. flushes, started the photo plane on R test night last July and was seriously injured when it crashed. He recently flew a second version Truman Gets Bill to Cash Bonds for G/s WASHINGTON, July 21.*<UP> — President, Truman hud before him today n measure authorizing war Veterans to cash their terminal leave bonds In advance of maturity Sept l. The measure passed the Senate Saturday 85 to 0, nnrt veterans hold $1,800,000 of the bonds Cashing of the bonds 'Viill reduce the public debt by an amount equivalent to the bonds which nrc surrendered. II was one of several veterans' benefit bills considered at a special Saturday session. Another bill passed • by the Senate would increase the allowances paid to veterans who nrc attending schools and colleges under tin. O. I. bill of rlKhls. The terminal leave bonds, issue:' under legislation passed last year \verc redeemable after five years The new bill would allow them to be cashed any lime'the holder desired after Sept. 1. The veteran can continue to hol« i: - -"m and. gel the Interest if lie desires. of the ship. The Senate committee, 11 was learned, subpcnaed the FDR papers In connection with Iniormatlon in^ dlcathiR thnl the projects were as- slenert to Hughes over strong opposition of top Air Force officers, the War Production Board and other lilgh procurement officials. Amow; the requested papers was a scries of exchanges between Mr. Roosevelt and Gen. H. H. Arnold, wartime chief of the Air Forces, dealing with the Hughes phine- bidlding activities. The committee also requested any records of conferences between the late President and members of his family on White House slafl bearing In any wuy on Its inquiry. Don't Despair - Repair! When your car seems to rattle and you find purls worn or g6ne, remember our auto repair .sliob'fs equipped and staffed as well as a factory ITIicvc isn't a job we can't do: but \ve won't do a job if \ve think it won't prove worthwhile to you. Have confidence in. us—and get the most out of your car , Sales Service SHELTON MOTOR COMPANY 119 W. Ash Phone 438 Rescued From Beneath Locomotive Berry Price* So Lc/w Growers in Tennessee. Do Not Bother to Pick 'Em PORTLAND, Tcnn., July 21. (UP) —Blackberry growers In Middle Tennessee are having the same trouble as bean growers 1" east i Tennessee — prices too low to pay for picking. R. W Endcrs ol the Tennessee Fresh Frozen Pood Co, said the current top price is nine cents A pound on berries. Usually they sell for much more. The Grand Cany onof the Colorado River Is 278 miles lnn<>. At. one ixiint, it Is 13 miles wide and (iOOO feet deep. BINGO PARTY LEGION HUT Wednesday Evening, July 23 All Proceeds Go to Tcmph Israel Temple Csrael Sisterhood A ratlrond worker signals !o an engineer ol the N cw York-to-Washlngton train to ly so thai, a man (arrow) tentatively tclemitlcd us A uslln B. Morgan. 35. of Winter Fl rescued from beneath the express. MorRini plunged in front of the train as it pulled dclphia station. In the lower photo rescue workers bring up a stretcher to remove (NEA Tclcphoto.) lart backing slow- aveii, Fla., can be iruo North Phila- Lhe injurcfl man. Jury Convicts Socialite on Slave Charge band, 1 ' Mosc Gilbert said, "Robin .son continued to'try to sec her a gainst her wishes." Mr;;. Gilbert i'nitl Robinson cam to her home twice yesterday. PI mils climb in four ways: B twining n round supports, by tin .suction cups, by tendrils, and b SAN DIEGO, Gal., July 21- <UPt j clinging' rootlets. —Forme i 1 Boston socialite Mini Elizabeth Ingalls was on the verge of a nervous collapse in Sun Dieuo county jail today following her conviction on charges-- of keeping her Negro maid in .slavery for more than 30 years. Mrs. ingnlls was convicted Saturday by a federal court jury which failed to reach a verdict on a .similar charge against her husband, Alfred Wesley ingnUs. former Massachusetts legislator. Asst. U. S. Ally. 'Betty Marshall Grndon -said that Ernest A: 'Bo'ycr, assistant U. S attorney in charge of prosecution of the case, planned '• to recommend that IngaUs not''be tried again. They were accused of cnslnving Dora Jones. 50, by threatening'her with prosecution for an affair with Mrs. Ingnlls' first husband. Theirs \vfls the first slavery trial in California since Civil War days. Their defense was that Dora 'was treated like one of the family and wanted no salary. They set np a trust fund for her nnd gave her liberal ylfLs of money, they said. Judfie Jacob Weinberger Indlcut- ! od he would rule on n motion foi Y new trial when Mrs. Ingalls ap- jcnrs for sentence July 29. RECONDITION E D Poole Motor Company Has'Em! The turn over of used cars here at Poolc -Motor Co. is not so great as that of other tar dealers. We do not buy a car. nor sell it miles:; it meets certain spccifcalions. When you buy a car here, you get assuranecil o" having bought on mechanically sound, trully represented! For Cars You Can Trust — POOLE CO. ELLIS POOLE, Owner Si Operator Highway 67 North at StccJe, Mo. Phone Stecie 49 LUCKY STRIKE presents THE MAN WHO KNOWS- THi TOBACCO BUYER! "I'VE BOUGHT well over ten million pounds of tobacco ;; . so I speak with come authority when I say that season after season, I've seen the makers of Lucky Strike buy real fine tobacco —that ripe, light tobacco thatmakes a swell smoke." The Western Hetnil Restaurant Association, in Hollywood, provided food for thought when they chose screen starlet Barbara! Bates, above, as "Miss Delectable of 1947." Young Mother Arrested After Suitor is Slain MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 21."(UP) — Police today said Mis. iillian Gilbert. 23-year-old mother of iwo children, would l)e rlmecd wltli murder in the .shotgun .slaying of Edward Robinson. M . L Mrs. Giluer', was quoiocl by police ns saying she shot Robinson after he attempted to force his way lncr> her home yestcrdny. Mosc Gilbert, father of Mrs. Gilbert's hnsbnnd. snid the \vumnii dated Robinson twice uhile tranged from her husband rnorc than a year 1130. 'After she wcul tack to her hus- NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY Surplus Government Airport Property The War Assets Administration, Office of Real Properly Disposal I.illle Rock, Regional Office, hereby gives notice that, il lias available toy disposal under the Surplus Property Act of 19-M, MS amended, \\_AA Uc- vised Regulation 16, as amended, and other applicable regulations awl orders, the following airport property which lias been declared surplus to the needs of the Federal Department or agency having control ol the same: BLYTHEVILLE ARMY AIRFIELD Approximately two miles Northwest nf Ulythevillc, .Mississippi County, Arkansas Terms and conditions of disposal and all other necessary information concerning the property will be furnished upon request at the above Regional Office. Acquisition of such property is subject to (he following priorities in the order indicated: 1. Agencies of the Federal Government. . ' 2. Reconstruction Finance Corporation for resale to small business, and 3. State and local Governments. The time for exercise of priorities shall be a period of ten (10) days after the date of first publication of this notice. To be entitled to consideration, all proposals, both from priority holders and non-priority holders, must be submitted on forms obtainable at the above Regional Office, and must arrive al said Regional Office within leif (10).days after the first publication of (his notice. ' •-' .' WAR .\SSKT8 ADMINISTRATION Ijilllc Rock Regional Office . ' ' I'orbe'ck Building •'.•-' .. 515 East Second Street Little Rock, Arkansas F. S. KIN«. 1NDKTKNDKNT TOHACCO TtUYCIt nf l.»jj<mj!lun. Knnliirky VI1ARS A UTCKY STRIKE SMOKER) • The"j«P" pulls plows, sccdcri and other farm implements; cows 5,500 ISs.thauls 800 Ibs. You can cross town or pasture in the- I4 jccp." A power cake-on to run your equipment. Conic. ..sec how widely the*'Jcep M spre;uls its cost. FINE TOBACCO is what counts in a cigarette FURNEY KING IS RIGHT!... And like him, scores of other experts. . .who really know tobacco ... have r.ccn the makers of Lucky Strike buy "real fine tobacco." After all, that's what you want, in ;> cigarette . . . the honest, deep-down enjoyment of fine tobacco. So remember... SEE IT NOW AT POOLE MOTOR CO. Slcrlr, Mo. rhimc SUclc 40 UCKY STRIKE OBAC€O So Round, So Firm, So Fully Packed-So Free and Easy on the Draw

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