The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 3, 1949 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 3, 1949
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Family of Four Victim of Fire Visitor in Horn* T«lls of Tragedy From Hospital Bed E, Ark., Nov. 3— </Pl— A family of four died In a tiff that destroyed their Kansas. Okla., farm home .yesterday. The victims were Mr. and Mrs. George Brewer and their two children, one a week -old infant. ' The only survivor, Wncife Turtle, a Cherokee Indian, was brought to the Veterans Administration hospital here. Kansas Is a small community about six miles southwest of Siloam Springs, Ark. Turtle said he went to the Brewer home for an early morning visit and that Brewer attempted to start a fire In a kitclien stove with kerosene. The oil exploded shower- In both men with flames. Turtle, who was severely burned, said he ran otiside and rolled in the: dirt to put out the (lames. He reported Mrs. Brewer and ihe two children were still in bed at the time. Officials at ; the Siloam Springs hospital said their records show Mrs Brewer gave" birth to a child there last week. i The Brewer home was destroyed. ACCUSED BY REDS—Ralph O. Rehberg, (above) of Rochester Is cue of the U. S. Consul General employes In Mukden who the Chinese Communists said beat up a Chinese workman and must face a "People's Court." UAP WlrephoUi). Voice of America Sings Jazz; Paves Way for Serious Words Beamed to Europe and Far East By Bruce Blossal NEW YORK—(NBA)—American popular music—seri'cd up by a. disc Jockey—is helping tills country win the world's good will. The. Voice of America, the State Department's foreign broadcaster. Is beaming a half-hour program of U.S. jazz once a \vcek to Europe, the Far East and Latin America. Presiding over this unique show is Merlin Block, pioneer platter turner who'volunteered for Hie Job. Block calls It "International Make Believe Ballroom." He mixes varied portions of Jazz with his usual easy-going, Informal chatter about bands and singers and tunes. Once he went backstage nt "South Pacific" and Interviewed the stars as a! for recorded songs from that musical. The world-wide reaction has ninnzed Voice of America officials, even though they tried out the Idea in the hope it would build up their general listening audience for all Voice programs. Mall has poured In from Australia, New Zealand, Chile, the West Indies, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Malaya, China, Alaska and dozens of other "laces. The letters are «'arm and friendly. People who write In sound wistfully eager for companionship. The Voice credits Block for this. "After all," said one official, "we don't have anybody else who goes on the air and lets his hair down the way Block does." American Jscu is plainly a world language. People in all corners of the globe can't seem to get enough of It. Block's chatter is all In English but it't matter; his listeners stick with htm anyway. Crosby is hailed In Chile. Dinah Shore In India, Mel Torino In Denmark, Tommy Dor.sey in Venezuela. Perry Como in his native Italy. ' These are snmples of the letters that stream Into Voice of America's New York headquarters:" A woihan In the Dutch West Indies writes: "I am a composer myself. . I do hope in the near future I wtil have the pleasure of hearing my songs on your program." Then she requests Perry Como's "Again"'and adds that "my sister Cornelia would like to hear 'Far Away Places' by Perry Como." A listener In Caracas, Venezuela: "I Iliten to. your program under two purposes: fa) to hear the latest music; and (b) us my English 'eacher—you speak it so nicely I really envy you. . . Well, I guess It's time enough that I make my request; 'Baby It's Cold Outside 1 by Dlnan Shore (I love her) and 'Opus No. 3' by T. Dorsey." Prom Moltraslo, Como, Italy: "Hey Martini I knew Perry Como was Italian but I didn't know he Was from Como as you said, xj'm going to write you a letter. . . And lake It easy whether I'm talking to you as if you were an old friend." A man In Anchorage, Alaska: "We ate on one of three light stations that the government needs a .light on. This rock we are on has no girls or anything the. The one thing we do (or pleasure is listen to the radio." From behind the Iron Curtain in. Pllben. Czechoslovakia: • "I am fonri of all your songs though I don't understand iome quite so well. I am gathering English and American songs, as are many young people In Oirechr>3lo- vakla.'- Tills young listener's request was for "Slov; Boat to China;" , Wrote a Canadian with the British Army in Malaya: "My wife Is now living in England, I wonder if you' would olay an old favorite of hers, 'llonie un the Range,' It would be a great thrill for her. I'll lie listening.' Two listeners in Sydney, Australia, touched on a side issue: "We would like to communicate with a couple of girls froni r,he United States, so it you haopen to know a couple about our agn (19-30) who would like to have a pen friend from Australia, would you give them our address?" A man In Amsterdam, Holland, struck a serious note: "It must be possible to avoid a future war by more international contact resulting In better .understanding." * • * ; An Englishman whose brothcr clied in an RAF bombing raid over Germany wanted "That Old Black Magic" because he remembered -he pilot whistling the tune when ""he returned from his training In Canada. A tetter nom Panama wns trifle v apologetlc: "I am not a swooning glrl.hul a staid Catholic priest of 63. . Bing's voice, in top as well as lower, registers, proves itself unhampered and undamaged." And so the comments and requests come in. cheered by the hearty response, the Voice is thankful it enlisted U.S. Jazz to help sell the country to the world. It plans to keep the program going Indefinitely, confident the thousands of foreigners who now listen to our music will some day pive equal heed to our serious messages, and thus unrtersiand us belter. , You'll find America's largest, loveliest selection of fine footwear on the smart medium heel...\n beautiful Red (Gold) Cross Shoes. Every style Fit-Tested to keep a schoolgirl swing in your step. Come in. See the neic fall styles u-e're now shotting. Iht CHAfEAV Brown Alligator ed Cross Shoes America 1 ! unchallenged ahae value Brown or Black Calf FAMILY SHOE STORE 812 W«sl Main Phone 2342 tnkcn awav to his eternal rest J THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1949 iru- President Meets Wife But Misses Morning~Waijc WASHINGTON, Nov. ' '-i President Truman met" Mr s man on her return from at.pus yesterday, but had to 'abandon! his morning wolk to do so. , Thinking the train »?s 'lite,' the president started the S"\erileen- ^block stroll from Blair House to Washington's Union Station ' ' '.A secret service mm, who' h'ad go'ne on ahead, discovered that the train would be ori time at* T'35 a.m. (EST). ' He hopped In a car and plcke'd up th? president a quarter of 'a inlle away and the chief executive made the rest of the trip In a black limousine, < Mrs. Truman went to "Sf Louis to' hear a conceit by '.he Ti'Urrian's' singing daughter, Margaret.' love Swindler Back In Jail After Hearing CHICAGO, Nov. 3—(/IV-SiRimind ISani) Engcl, the sctf-stylal lover )f 1,1)01 women, and Internationally mown confidence manj wiis back in jail yesterday. He faces a one to 10-yenr prison sentence for a love iwindle. 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