The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 6, 1944 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 6, 1944
Page 3
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THURSDAY, AI'KIL, U, 104il •LYTHEV1LLB <ARK.) POUR1BR HKWi Roger L.Gardner Pleads Innocent Arrested As Suspect In 'Gardenia' Case At Los Angeles NEW YORK. C. (UP) — Twenty-five-yonr-old llogcc Louis Gardner loclay pleaded innocent to Mi Indictment charging he pretended to be a United stales attorney, nncl collected fees under Hint guise. Gardner is n .suspect In the Los Angeles "crushed gardenia" murder Edward Brodcriek, the iiltornc) who recently defended Wayne Lor organ, represented Gardner. Gardner Is v:anted In Los Angeles on charges of murder, griuid larceny, Impersonation run! unlnwfu flight. In Indiana, he is wanted foi Impersonating a federal officer. Judge Wallace added: "I believe similar charges • EDSON IN WASHINGTON Tugwell In Hot Water Again BY 1'ETRIl F.nSON Coulter News Waslilntlon Corre.s|>omleiil Another couple of chapters In Die saga of tolls nnd (roubles of the Hon. Rexford Guy Tugwell In' trying to make over Just one corner of the world—the 4000 square miles of (he island of Puerto Rico—arc about to be written by the House pending against him In over half the states ot the country." The New York Indictment charger; thai Gardner met Miss Benltn Arnold, of New York at Cafe Monte Carlo, that he told her he was' A federal official niid later obtained $1500 from her. Committee on Insular Affairs. They have (wo reports coming up lifter the congressional recess, one on'the island's moltisses and rum situation, the other on the island's food situation. Doth reports will be stinkers. Take tills (pod situation. Qpovue I., llolliday of Hie Puerto Klca chamber of commerce has Just fin islied a two-day recital before'Con [jressmau -Jasper C. Bell's committee, giving an inside picture, on nrc how the Tugwell admlnislralloi The iguimodon, an extinct ; nnl- ina'l, is said to have walked cm its hind legs. j Ther« never ha[ been & tu fulft for quality. HumKo h , proving " i todd btfor«, y. more »HD COitJ HO MOBS1 HuMKo Nazi Prisoners Finally Concede Hitler Through KOHT DHVUNS, Mttss., April 0. ilIP)—Oci'imiH war prisoners at New Knijlnnd's first prisoner of wnr camp nr<! convinced thut illtler Is through. Accordlnn lo ofllcer.s at Port Pev ens. the prisoners nvldly follow the war through German hmn.uan.e "»d American newsiiapers, and nre amaxed at Ilic fiunkncss of Ihe 'HANSI'OKTATION COSTS ONOIiKl) This wax Tugwell's opportunity o help the poor of Puerto Hlco by ubsldlzlng their food supply. He iroposcd to do 11 by establishing lat celling prices on all imporled oods, Ignorliiii the iiddlltonal ransporlallon costs Incurred In noving the food lino the interior, j Anmlean press. And II Is (his (rniik- Whole.salei's were to be licensed : m .--, s that bus pei'suuded lliem thai keep them under control, but Navy Man From Big Lake Spots Relative On Passing Troopship has tried to make over tlie whole- sal o grocery business on the island and with what results. The-theory was td make prices uiilforfn nl over the Island..The results'.were— well, rend 'em and weep. TIIGWEU. TOOK OVKK To fix 'things up, Hie Tngwell acl ministration took over, DU'Ouel the Department, of the Ihjerior which runs island territories; It go ontrol of shipping priorities an iace allocation from War Shjppin dministrnlioii. It, got control of island's agricultural war'ljoard ml of food distribution. .IThclv :irough a General Supplies.' A\l- norlty Act, the Tugwell ndiiilnls- •ation was given the right tp'bny.! hip and sell any commodity In 'hlch an emergency existed!' And t got, a $15,000,000 revolving r vfund o handle purchases and stockpiles. The Supplies Authority flrstUried o get control of the race 'supply, mmediately. the merchants"' went o court and got an injunctlpn on he grounds that the government, if Puerto Htco had no in- erfere with the flow of goods In nlerslate commerce.' That 1 was ine, but as the Department of the nterior controlled shipping,-/ the merchants were forced to do'.business with the government. ,' A. Edward Brown of the Department of Agriculture's Marketing Administration was brought';'down to handle distilbxuion.'.lle told the merchants to figure out their- own system of distributing, so that the [ovcrnment wouldn't, hjfve to go into the grocery business. Tho'j-mer- chants worked out their 'plan, agreeing to take merchandise at the pier as it was unloaded, in carload lots. That would save the government warehousing charges. Within. 24 hours from the ..time this arrangement was made, ;Tug- wcll fired Brown. In Ills place he put, 28-year-old Edward J. B whose past grocery experience/ had hr-en in giving away surplus/"food -TUT-TUT in Mississippi, for free. o anyone who could establish a co-op >f 100 members ut $5 a head cuuld MCOJIIC a wholesaler and get a license. The number of wholesalers lumped from 240 to 708. And every one can get a certificate (or his quota ot Imported (ood. The result Is n benuUful black market In rcrtlflcnles. The phony wholesalers, work tin; only when a ship comes In, go to town get their certificate-and Immediately sell It to an established wholesaler. Further the government makes [he wholesalers take merchandise they can't use on a forced lie-In quota basis cash In advance. Postings on the $15,000,000 revolving fund are said to be some months in arrears, so there's no I Idling how much of that Is left. Ilillciism Is u lust fame. Visiting reporters Inspected the heavily wired .stockade for the llrst (line under the - guidance ' of the commanding officer, Col. Ilnrold Ct. Slorke, And as the tour progressed, the prisoners—only » few hundred In number—went nbout (heir, work In Imvndrles, kitchens nnd various other camp projects. The men arc described as reasonably satisfied wjlh their lot. They nrc well fed, paid for Ihclr work and permitted to study lu their spare, tlttie. They are allowed a cnuut ot bcev dally, which unlike Americans (hey prefer warm. And,, they even linve their own pin-up girls with Hlta Hnywortli nnd Hetty Gvaule the top favorites. The American winslilp Iwnvlnu Mclvin Uugene l,tmi:ix, son of Mr, HlUl Ml'B. J. C, lyCmULX Ot MK l.ftkt", lay ut anchor In an Allied port in the Smith Pacific. The lowering bulk of a U. B. troop transport steumrd slowly by, not 50 yards away. Young l/nmnx ijlnnced al the passing troopship and suddenly Ills ga/.e fell un tin- flgiiro of n soldier ut the roll. Ixmnlx could scarcely believe his eyes. The llgure was that of Ills cousin, I'vl, Dud Wlnbeiiy of Arbyrd, Mo. The sailor yelled at the in)) of his voice nnd waved frantically, and from Ibe passing troopship the greeting wns returned. Whi'tlier Private Wlnbeny actually rerogntwd him, lomcix could not loll, because .tlic other vessel went on .its way, but the tucldenl gave youni; lomax one of his bin- Best thi'llls since lie went In [lie Nnvy lust June. A familliir face, even at u distance, Is <nilte an event when yon are thousands of intlos from home. The Mississippi County youth is already n veteran of the win afiiilnst the Japs. Ills ship lius.supported Allied landing forces In the islands anil apparently has had a brush with Japanese .suumarlncs, because he recently wrole his parents Unit he hud liccii "turtle hunting, ivud 1 ilon'l mcniv (hi) kind that we used to limit i\t Hltf l.nke." Since Joining (he Navy, lu> ban lialni'd llitt ruling of ilrcnran second class nnd his work gives him 11 clmncc (o study UlcECl engines In which he Is inleiestcd. lioius nnd motors, however, are nothing new In the life of young I/omux. be cause he was prucllcnliy "raised" In A boat at Hlg 1-iiKO. He could ahnos lake 1111 outboard motor to pieces and put it back luijcllier again In Ihe dark, BO'he Is (liankful for Ills chance lo add lo Ills mechanical knowledge while serving with Uncle Sum'i Pncllle (lect. . fiend Courier NOW* \\'anl Ads RELIEVE STUFFINESS IN NOSE felvo your lieiU coKl (ho nir. Cimltoir. Ueo only 114 ()lu v ctcil. 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