The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 7, 1953 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 7, 1953
Page 9
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TUESDAY, APRIL T, 1953 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARKJ COURIER NEWS ?AGE KIN* Cherry Wants Merit System For Employes Governor's Offie* Seek* Relief from Personnel Problems LITTLE ROCK 1*1—Gov. Cherry wants a merit system to regulate employment and discharge, of state ^mployes. saving the governor's •ifflce from "having to bother" with personnel problems. The statement came In the governor's news conference yesterday when a reporter asked Cherry about possible personnel changes. The governor, who appeared mildly irritated, said that he thought the best possible policy would be for employes to do their jobs, adding: "I do not "think they should expect me to rub their heads and tell them I am going to keep them as long as I am governor." A bill to extend the state's present merit system to cover a lar- rer group of state employes was defeated by the 1953 General Assembly. Investigated Car Deal The governor also said that- he had investigated personally a plan by which the state receives new Chevrolets for 1952 vehicles and has found "nothing ethically 'or legally wrong" with the transaction. He said he doesn't understand "why anyone would criticise the deal." • 'Ernest Bailey, Cabot mayor and automobile dealer, Is giving the state new cars fqr used automobiles and station wagons of various makes. He has promised to make a similar..swap of the new cars (or even newer ones in June. Bailey said he was taking a calculated risk, hoping that volume turnover will make him a profit on the state cars. Cherry said other . car dealers had been contacted and they had urged acceptance of the plan. Referring to criticism he said "anyone else viante to give the the state had received because of the transaction, he said that if state something, there still are some cars that have not ( been swapped." SPRING WANDERLUST—With a sackful of supplies and a roadmap, little Robert Vukovich, who's not quite three years old, let spring get the best of him and set out for a journey on his trusty tricycle. Cleveland, Ohio, police searched for several hours before Bobby was found by an uncle. Mother on Jury Didn't Work Out 1 PEORIA, 111. (/P)—There was an immediate postponement yesterday in the murder trial-of Eddie Lee Walton. 25. ,when it was discovered the victim's mother was a member of the "jury panel. Circuit Judge John T. Culbertson granted a postponement until the |May court term when Mrs. Ella Williams' name was spotted on the venire ilst. Walton is charged with murdering her daughter Jennell, 18. Swedish Ship Captain Jailed In Sub Crash CANAKKALE, Turkey (XP) — A Swedish ship captain has been jailed on charges of "at least partial" responsibility in connection with the sinking of the Turkish submarine Dumlupinar. The sub went down with the loss of 81 lives after a collision Saturday in the Dardanelles, The captain is Oscar • Lorentzon; skipper of the 4.000-ton Swedish steamer Naboland, which collided with the Dumlupinar—formerly the USS Bumper. Police said Lorentzon was charged under Article 383 of the Turkish penal code which concerns deaths in maritime accidents caused by negligence or professional incompetence. There has been no announcement of any action against the captain of the submarine, one of live men. saved in the disaster. Back from the War NEWPORT, k I. (ff) — Eight destroyers of Squadron 20, with a complement of 2,700 men, are due here Saturday after four months of war duty In Korean waters followed by a good will swing to Asiatic, Middle Eastern and European ports. Read Courier News Classified Ads, Arkansas Man Found Dead in Montana Hotel BILLINGS, Mont. tfP) — Elmer Benjamin Seaton, 44, a former Hot Springs, \ Ark., resident, was found dead today in his room at Billings hotel. Assistant Coroner Leo Eres said death was "apparently caused by a constructive heart ailment." Seaton came to Billings Saturday. Funeral arrangements are pending. Senate Group Hears FBI Spy WASHINGTON (/P)—Herbert Philbrick goes before investigating senators today to tell again about working in the Communist underground in this country as a sleuth for the FBI. The Senate internal security subcommittee booked Philbrick as a witness in its investigation of alleged Communist infiltration of the education system. The subcommittee said the hearing will be televised (NBC). Philbricfc is the man who wrote the book, "I Led Three Lives," telling of adventures as a man high in the councils of secret Communist efTnrts while tipping FBI agents of the Reds' plans and movements. r n fibers Coffee «j .—r-fr-—- x—^ (MOUNTAIN GROWN v <L r COFFEE \- "X Such 4 Different and Wonderful Flavor! Folger's Coffee is cheer, and comfort too, heartening and heart-warming. . . It is cheer captured from the hrilliant sunshine qf far-away mountains. It is cheer nourished in the tingling mountain air, fed by the rich volcanic soil and warm soft rains of nature's magic wonderland. Yes, famous Folger's Coffee—Mountain Grown—is different, with a flavor apart from all others. Its difference .is peasured in the depth of satisfaction it gives to those who linger gratefully . . . and sip slowly and fully of its incomparable goodness. You'll cheer your whole family with a new kind of coffee pleasure when you first serve Folger's, the Mountain Grown coffee. So «xtra rich in flavor you are urged to TRY USING y< LESS than with It l»r flavored brands Folger's Coffee Two Movie Executives Are Sued LOS ANGELES W)—Two executives of EKO Pictures Corp., Howard Hughes and Ned Depinet, have been sued by an RKO storkholdei Milton Freedman, who claims they mode a million dollars in a stock transaction and should turn the money over to the studio. Freedman's suit, flled in Federal Court yesterday, said that by reason of dominant ownership of stock, Hughes and Depinet had Inside information that was advantageous to them in stock trading. Although it was not mentioned in the suit, Hughes last year was reported to have made more than n million dollars by selling RKO, later taking it back from n syndicate headed by Ralph, Stolkin, Chicago mail order house opnratoi, and keeping the down payment. Blaze Damages House Here Fire of unknown origin yesterday caused considerable damage to the residence of L. O. Kelley at 531 North Sixth Street. The blaze apparently started around the main flue in the five- room house and burned holes in the ceiling of the bathroom and the kitchen and damaged the roof. Fire damage was confined mainly to the ceiling area in the center of the frame structure, though the house was damaged throughout by smoke and water. Firemen were forced to rip out a portion of the roof around the chimney in the center of the building in order to get at flames between wooden shingles and asphalt roofing material. The property Is owned by H. C. Blankenshlp. Valuable Oil Tall oil is recovered from the cooking of wood. A byproduct of the paper industry, it is used in the manufacture of cutting, grinding, and boring oils, and yields chemicals valuable in the drug field, paints and varnishes, and processing of.-textiles and leathers. LIKE MOTHER, LIKE DAUGHTER, LIKE DOULY-C1 a i r e Brassil, 4, gives her new, plastic-faced doll a glamorous touch of make-up and if Claire doesn't like ihe effect, she can wipe the cosmetic off with cleansing cream. The new doll is one of more than 1250 toys on display at 50lh American Toy Fair, in New York. Crossed Signals By Way of Radio WITH FRENCH UNION FORCES IN NORTHERN INDO-CHINA </P) —Sturdy French artillerymen, waiting for firing instructions from their radio-control point, suddenly found themselves listening to a voice, language. and procedure they did not recognize. It came all the way from Korea. At the very same moment they were expecting their orders, an American battery 1,500 miles away to the northeast also listened for theirs. Then, to the ears of the j French gunners came the words, In j an accent born In the U.S. Midwest: ''Okay, we'll let them have another salvo. Up 200, ready . . ." At that point, their own orders drowned out I the voice from Korea. f Radio officers explained that although the range of artillery-control radios Is not designed for great distances, their signals are often carried hundreds and hundreds of miles through atmospheric freaks. LITTLE LIZ— The person who understands the younger generation Is cither q psychiatrist or in need of one. Red Probers Back at Work LOS ANGELES WP)—A House un- Americnn activities subcommittee todiiy tnckles cleanup phases of the recent Los Angeles hearing* on Communist activities In this urea. It is expected that fewer than 20 witnesses will be called, including those who refused to bt Wlerlwd during the March 23-31 session*. The A-bomb element, uranium, has a new peacetime use. R«ra gases can be purified by using * uranium powder more effectively and conveniently than by any oti er method. USROYAL PRi-FLANlING Special FOR A LIMITED TIME-we are offering >peci«f high trade-in allowances (for your present farm tires — «ny make) that greatly reduce the cost of the sensational U.S. Royal Grip-Master. Don't wait—the time to trade is NOWl U. S. ROYAL GRIP-MASTER Tractor Tiro • Wld«r ihouldir-lo-thouldM U« • Digpvr bile ond grip • Stronger powir-buHraiscd lugi • Toughir hlgh-ltnilt* <«rd body SEE US TODAY Right onYoiirFara- EXPERT TIRE SERVICE! 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