The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 17, 1948 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 17, 1948
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MONDAY, MAY 17,1948 BI/YTHEYILLE (ARK.) COURIER NlflW PACT Radio Newsman Slain in Greece , George Polk Killed JT While En Route to interview Guerrilla By Douglas Werner (United Press Staff Correspondent ATHENS, May 11. (OP)—Premie Thcmtstocles Sofoulls today ordere the "entire police of Greece" t "uncover details" in Hie mystcrloi death of George Polk, 34-year-ol Columbia Broadcasting System cor respondent. Sofouiis announced lie had dercd Minister of Public Order Bos tos Rentis and police in Athens an Salonika to "expand every possible] human endeavor to throw light on this mystery. Polk, American war hero and veteran correspondent, disappeared after leaving the Astoria Hotel In Sal- onika last Sunday for a reported rendezvous with agents of Guerrilla chief Gen. Markos Vanades whom he Intended to interview in mountainous Northern Greece, where ROV- ernment troops now are attacking the. guerrillas. Salonika police announced yes- jrclay that his hody had been fished up from Salonika Bay. A Mllet had been fired into the back of his head at close range. His hands and feet were hound with rope. Before discovery of Folk's body. CBS in New York reported, an unidentified child handed his identity card to police in Salonika. Police, it was said, permitted the child to leave without questioning. Commenting on the death of the j Texas-born correspondeni, Dwight| P. Griswold, chief of the United | States aid mission In Greece, said:' "His death under these tragic circumstances is a loss to all of us who seek international understanding and believe a frcs, responsible press can help reach that goal/' Robber; Not Motive Greek police who discovered the body said nioney and valuables had not been removed from Folk's pockets, suggesting robbery was not the motive in his death. When he left the hotel, he left most of his clothes and all of his baggage behind, carrying only a pair of pajamas. Mrs. Rhea Polk, the correspondent's Greece-born wife, said "it is incredible to think that George would leave on a trip to the moun- Kidnaped, Claims Girl Guerrilla -"" o< « ' '0 s' n Atomic Energy Study to Seek Peacetime Use ANN ARBOR, Mich,. May 11.— (UP)—Creation of a »2,000,COO research center to find \wacetliue uses lor atomic energy WHJI announced today by tlie University of Michigan. constructed. Scholar* ther« will devote their full time to discovery of new btneflclul use* lor utomlc energy. oi-k will be conc*nlr»t*<l .on nieritclne «ncl general science, la- stead of power and engineering. WARNING ORDER The defendant, P. E. Oilssoni, Is hereby warned to appear In the Municipal Court of the City lilythevllle, Arkansas within thirty davs and answer the complaint ot ,. [the plaintiff, Tolar B. Buchanan President Alexander a. Rulhveu flled Bgalnst Mm ,„ sald court ctie said plans will be completed this No ....... to secure money for Ihe 1 summer . war memorial "Phoenix Project. He added that It will lie an ever- growing development, with contributions expected from alumni and other Interested Individuals. Tlie plan Involves an academy, with special laboratories and work rooms and a memorial rotunda to 1948, and upon his failure to do so. said complaint will be taken a* confessed. Witness my hand RS cl«rk o said court and the seal thereof thl* 1st day of May, 1948. W. I, MALIN, Clerk Reid <t Roy, Altys. tor PtatnllH. Oscar Fcndlnr, Atty. ad lltem. 5(3-10-17-1 WAKNINO ORDKt In the chancery Court, Clilcka- uwba Dinrlcl, MiulMlppl County, rktiiM*. V Marie Miller Vaden, PU. «. No. 10,461 Jo««ph J. Vaden, Jr., Dft. The defendant, Joseph J, Vaden, Jr., I* hereby warned to appear within thirty day* In the ixwrt limed In the caption hereol and answer tilt complaint of the plaintiff, Uarlt MUltr Vndtn. Dated thi» 24 day of April, 1tt« Attorney lor plaintiff: H. a Partlow. HARVEY MOKRVS, Cleric By Betty Peterson, 13. C 4-W|S;3-10-l' Notice Is hereby given that L*t- .er« o! Admlnlttratlon were (ranted to the undersigned upon the e»UU of Dell R. Scott on the <th day of May, 1M* by the Probate Court for the Gtilckauuwba District of Mli- fLilppl County, Arkaniu. All persona having claunj ag»ln»t said estate are required to exhibit them, properly authenticated, to Ilio . undersigned for allowance within *lx months from the date of the first publication of this notice or they shall be barred forever and precluded from any benefits In juch estate. The definite address of the underdgiM4 : West Walnut Mmt, Arkanu* ' ''; , D»t«4 thl* 1th a*f ot M*jr, » R*id Roy. Attorney* ••mfe CapltaUntk MEMPHIS, Tenn. (UP)—Bonas Slocks wan listed In the Memphl/i Tress-Scimitar's church section; Ha came'here from Jackson, Mich., l.o preach. , BACKACHE Kiwmfille '•^""'"'^'MJJJ^^il^JJSf la lun-ori^nte Hid non-iyiW"!* Kldwr •"* ollifactlcn or mentr b*ck'n»rmatw<L J«k Ai» jou tnmbU* br 4Mna* « tt- m»l« function.! -"—"-Ir «Mvkw rnncM? Dow thl. a from P.U, fMl «J , «•*— *l web ttmxt Tttn LydU I. Plnkh»t». Vi und to reltovc Mc to htlp l Al» * K Marv Katerinopoxiloy. 20-year-old guerrilla captured by the Greek army, claims she was forcibly kidnaped by guerrillas who raided her mountain town. Mary, talking with one of her captors, Lt.- Col. Xanthos Pikoulakis, says she had been a medical student at Athens University. She was captured by the army in a battle in the Goina mountains. Ex-Convict Sought In Capital Hotel Fire LITTLE HOCK, Ark.. May 11.— UP)— Little Rock officers continued (heir search today for James Melton, 29, of Ozark, wanted tor questioning in connection with a Donaldson. He said the cost of many postal 'seivices have remained _ the same in recent years, while the tains without his camera, shaving i cost of several have been reduced. it. or typewriter." • I "The result." he said." will be a 'Polk was born at Port Worth, deficit this year of approximately ex., Oct. 17, 1913. He attended Vir- | 5350,000,000." ginia Military Institute for three years, leaving to accept a newspaper job. Later he finished h?s education at the University of Alaska and worked as city editor oj the Fairbanks Daily News Miner. He also worked for the Shanghai Evening Post, and the New York Herald Tribune in New York, Paris and Washington. Polk joined the CBS news start in 1945. In 1941. he accepted a U.'S. Naval Reserve commission, and served as a fighter and bomber pilot in the South Pacific, where he was wounded in action. Hospitalized for a year, he retired from service in 1944 as a lieutenant. fire at the Gleason Hotel here Friday. Firemen extinguished a trash fire in a room which had been assigned to a man registering as Melton. When firemen arrived, they couL' not get into the room. Uiler they found the door ajar and the occupant gone. Melton was released Wednesday from Tucker Prison Farm allcr serving a two-year sentence from Sebastian County for forgery and uttering,. Records Indicated Melton had been paroled last' June 6, and the parole had been revoked last December. i NEW "NOSSE-FRIE" RADIO Sheridan Man fleeted ' To Head Postmasters LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 17.— WP>— R, L. Slaughter of Sheridan took over his duties today as president of the Arkansas Chapter of the National Association of Postmasters, succeeding O. P_ Huson of Heber Springs. Slaughter was elected at meeting of the chapter here." Other officers are John O. Chambers of Bauxite, first vice-president; Mrs. Jo Etta Carolan of Boonevllle, second vice-president; flk'. M. 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