The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 26, 1948 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 26, 1948
Page 7
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FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 1948 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS ex- Haganah Forces Get British Aid Troops Open Roads To Permit Delivery Of Food to Jews By Kll»v Simon , (United Press Staff Correspondent) < JERUSALEM. Mnr. 26. IUP>— : British artillerymen with' 25-pound guns helped the Jewish Haganah militia break an Arab siege o[ Jerusalem today, permitting R 60- vehicle Jewish food convoy to reach the Holy City from Tel Aviv. ^ • The Arabs had cut ol( Jerusalem ^from Tel Aviv by establishing a road block at Bab El Wad. in a gully 17 miles West of Jerusalem on the highway to Tel Aviv. Scores of Jews have been killed there in the past tew weeks. Sixteen Jews, killed in an Arab attack luva 0 on a Jewish convoy last Wednesday. Sundays _' W ork only 212 days a year were found by a British patrol tins af ^ ^ wm of ^ t[me _ Bureaucracy Situation Hit By Tax Group LITTLE ROCK, Ark,. March — "One of the reasons the P^d government doesn't set rid o( cess employees Is that it Apparently costs loo much to t!re them," it was '.stilted loclny fcy the Arkansas Puh! tic Expenditure Council. The Court' ell's statement was based on a report of the senate committee on appropriations on sick and annual leave ;n the executive branch, j The study showed that the total sick ami annual leave accumulations iu the Federal government represent a potential obligation of an estimated »1,100,OW for which no budgetary provision has been madi*. Also, the report stated that fedeml employees who avail themselves of the maximum annual leave of 'X days, sick leave of 15 days, holidays totaling 8, plus 104 Saturdays and morning. Haganah militiamen and British troops with 25-pound guns Wasted their wav into Bad El Was last .. Arabs'Into the | >"' r 'J"™ 5 convoy, I " * °' e ?± Employees are entitled under Civil Service regulations to 26 work days annual leave, or vacation, a five calendar weeks n its analysis of tlvi situation the survey ,703,474 employes had accumulated 41.561,076 work days of such leave ''which must eventually be paid for in ctoiXrs." Upon separation of an employee the federal government pays the employee for his unused accumulated leave. The survey stated that .'.iiice this may accrue from 60 to Texas Oilers Beat Travelers 6 to 0 In Rocks' Opener ALEXANDRIA. La. MUfCh «. (UP)—The LW1« Rock Traveler! of Ihe Soutern Association were lick- Ins their woui>da and hoping to set revenge on the Tulsa Oilere of he Texas League this afternoon (or a 1-0 drubbing yesterday. It was the third consecutive exhibition victory for Tulm ana wu the first, wobbly outing for the Little Rock club thla Spring. The Flocks made lour errori, four double plays and could i*t only tour hits of thret Tula* hurler*. The Oilers got all the runs they needed In the second inning when they put together a walk, a. ilnjle and a double for two talltci. But they added three In the third and cue more in the eighth. Score by Innings: Little Rock .. 000-COO-OOO—0-4-4 Tulsa ,. OM-000-OU—«-»-> Eooter, Mouledons, Perme and cliwlttcr; Livingston, Pollvka, Stewart and Nebel. Students from 12 Pemiscot County Rural Schools Enter Spelling Bee PAGE 8EVW CARUTHERSVIILE, Mo., March Brown; Douglaj — Nina 28—Sludenti from 21 rural ichools . of Pemlscot County are participated here Mils afternoon in Ihe Pemiscot County Spelling Bic for trade school children .according to County Superintendent noyd Hamlett. The "Bee" li being held at the high school, and began this afternoon at one-thirty. It la a written contett, and the winner will not be known until all paper« are graded and checked. Fourteen of the ichooU had turned in names of their representatives prior to this morning, and the other seven were to have them filed by the time the contest got under way. Schools Jtled prior lo contest time Included; Braggadocio—Jo Ann Alexander; Bragg City—June fry; Caruthersville—Harriett Hawkins; chut* Slx- teen-Julla White; Cooler—Catherine Hundhausen: Cottonwood — Marilyn Shclton; De*rlng—Mar.c Liphim; Hay ward—Pauline Aharl; Holland --Geneva Kllzhugh; Mound—Nava- cla Dunavnnl; Pnsrola—Sue Luna; Slecle—Loretta Enrls, and Wardell —Barbara Weaver. The seven schools lute with filing entries, but which Indicated lh*y would compete, were: Bush, Cahady, CMlelon, Chape], Concord, Haytl and McCntty. Thr*e prizes ire being offered by tho Caruthersvllle Chamber of nl7ht, driving the hills. Today the Jewish which left Tel Aviv Wednesday, passed through the bottleneck safely with the mouths of British gims trained on hills still swarming with Arabs. The Arabs did not attack. British to the Rescue Tne convoy lost at least 20 dead and 10 wounded before the British came to the rescue. In addition lo the thi dsad. British policemen also joined Haganah forces in another action against Arabs today. Together they routed Arab snipers entrenched in orange groves along the Tel Aviv- Haifa hlghway_ The snipers, who had been firing on Jewish traffic, were driven off In a sharp hand grenade attack. Some sources said the new British cooperation with Jews in attempts to keep highways clear for traffic resulted from fresh instruc- I tlons from London. | Sharon coastal plain were trek- Haganah squads blew up two i king toward the hills in what ap- Arab strongpoints In the border I peared to be an Arab evacuation iarea between Tel Aviv and Jaffa. I of the Fertile Palestine coast. Mother Jewish forces blew up three There was no bfficlal explana- rallway bridges at Affula, in the lion for the apparent evacuation, Jcureel Valley. Jews charged the but observers believed it was part Arabs were running trains through j of an Arab plan to consolidate the area, firing on Jewish settle- hi" «™bodlV found "this morning, « s i" "su'm.^"™^ ™ heomvoy brought back tour more ! ™ A ^Tr'gescaT *&-%{. ' "This, in effect, makes it cheaper for an agency to continue >n employee's regular salary when near the end of a fiscal year rather than to separate that employee and pay Tip to 6!) or 90 work days' accumulated leave pay." Development of fire-resistant paneling that protects human flesh within one inch of fire 2200 degrees hot has been announced. '48 Conservation Plan Draws 775 Pemiscot Farmers CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., March 26—Arthur Wagner AAA committee chairman for Pemiscot County, announced today that April 1st was the deadline for Pemiscot County farmers to sign their farm plans for 1948 with his office, making them eligible for participation In the Agriculture Conservation Program for 1948, He said that thus Jar, IIS farm plans hart been signed by Pemiscot bounty farmers. In the state. Ill Countiej have ndlcated their Intentions to participate In the 1848 conservation program, and a total of 106,816 farmers have signed the 1948 farm plant. ments along the tracks. Arabs Retire to Hills Eleven Haganah men killed in an Arab attack at Ataroth on Wednesday were burled today with full mil- strength in easily defended areas in preparation for major battles ahead Under the United Nations partition plan, the coastal area woulc form the major portion of the pro- luutty luii mil- I *vuu uiu Hjujur puriiuii or me pro- itary honors In Jerusalem. A de-| posed Jewish state. The Arab staU- tachment of Haganah troops in I would be formed' by the Souther: steel helmet* and battle dress coast around Gaza and large in- marched in the funeral procession, i land areas. Reports from Kfar Sava, between • First reaction to President Tru- Te! Aviv and Natanya, said Arabs man's peace appeal Indicated living on the Jewish-dominated had fallen on bitter ground. CaruthersYille Kiwanians Host to Cope Members CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo,, March 26—Twenty-seven members of the :ape Gtrardeau Klwanls Club me' with the local club Tuesday night. in (heir first "Gavel Contest." The program was presented by Caj>e Glrardeau Club, with Presldenl Wayne Rust presiding, and he presented Dr. E. A. Collins, of the Southeast Missouri State College faculty who spoke Interestingly am entertainingly oti "Folklore," giving some of the unwritten history of various parts of the state. Hospital Fire Reported Half An Hour Late ASHSVILLE, N. C., Mar. M. (UPI —An inquest into the Highland Hospital for Nervous Diseases fire which took the lives of nine women wtlents March 11 was scheduled o continue today after Fire Chief J. C Fitzgerald testified the fire burned 40 to 45 mlnutw btfore an alarm was turned in. "Had the alarm been turned In half an hour sooner," he said, 'the fire undoubtedly would have been stopped with no. lives lost." The hospital fire began about 11 p.m. March 10, officials said, and Fitzgerald said the fire department received the first call at 11:44 p.m., and the second at 11:50. 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