The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 2, 1948 · Page 3
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JVKDNESDAY, JUNE 2, 1948 Ku Klux Klan Plans to Bum More Crosses ATLANTA, Oa., June 1, (UP)— The Knights of the Ku Klux Klan again burn their of Stone Socarras Named Cuban President Incumbent Concedes Election to Former Cabinet Minister HAVANA, June 2. (UP)—Dr. Rlc- »«lo Nunez Portuondo, candidate ol tnc anti-government forces, todav conceded victory | (1 Cuba's presidential race to former Foreign Minister Carlos I>rj 0 Socarras wlio had piled up a strong lcad ln Ull . official returns. An unofficial but authoritative f" ny ™ unl o» yesterday's race from 51*3 of the 7730 electoral colleges gave: VPno, supported by the Autenlico , Vild Republican Parties, 629611 Nunea Portuondo Anti-Government Coalition. 415:100. Eduardo Chiba s , opposition Party, 224,905. Juan Marlnello, Popular Socialist (Communist) Party, 99,133. Nunez Porcuondo conceded victory to the government-supported candidate through a spokesman Francisco Icliaso, shortly after 2 a.m. The Army reported to President, Ramon Gr«u San Martin al midnight thai Prio led in all six provinces with majorities ranging from 4,000 votes in tiny Pinar Del Rio to ^,000 votes in influential Oricnte. •I have without doubt been elected president," p r io told reporters at the presidential palace. "I will be a friendly president." Thousands ol members of the pro- government Auu>nllco party wlileh 1 e -i / n. u j supported Prio along with the Re- | *"mi/y ot Three Heads TSTATHRVIU.E (ARK.)' COURIKK NEWS Soldier Seeks $500 While His French Fiancee Waits for Him on Ellis Island apparently will crosses on the slopes Mountain near Atlanta. The Klan lo.st the rights to use thc mountain for their ceremonies in 1946 when owners of Hie mountain clamped down on such activities there. Dr. Samuel Green, grand dragon of the Klan, would not confirm reports that the order has signed a lease for use of the mountain. Green admitted, however, that a ceremony would be held there on July 23. He said approximately 1,000 new Klansmen are expected to be Initiated. The rites will be open to the public, he said. NEW YORK, June 2. (UP)—Pfc. Graydo Morfilt, 24, of Ft. Jiick.so», S. C., and his pretty French fiancee were separated today by a matter of »500. The fiancee, Georgette Berlauu, 21 «nd blonde, was held On Ellis Island. Morfltt, nie«iiH'hlle, was trying without too much hope, to raise the money to get her away from there so they can be married. Miss Bertaud arrived on the liner Queen Elizabeth last Thursday. Morfitt was not on the dock to meet her so she was tnken to Ellis Island. Tlie soldier arrived from Ft. Jackson, where, he is iu the 5th Division Band, on Sunday. He discovered that his fiancee had only a visitor's three-month visa and (hut Immigration authorities wanted someone to peat a $500 bond betoro State Bar Association To Meet in Hot Springs LITTLE ROCK Ark., June 2. (UP) —The Arkansas Bar Association will meet In Hot Springs June 1012, with Merle H. Miller of Indianapolis, Ind., as the principal speaker, E. C. Eichenbaum, chair| man of the bar's taxation comin- ' ittee, announced here yesterday. Miller is n member of the New York University Federal Institute of planning committee and of the American Bar Association's Taxation Coimcil. His address will be given at a luncheon on the opening day. be admitted. Mi s s fler- no money. Morfilt hail she could tauci had only n few dollars, They have no friends In New York. "Gosh. I don't know where I could get $500." Morfltt told Red Cross officials while his fiancee waited tearfully. "I came here intending to meet Georgette and be married at once. 50 Sailors and Civilian* Stage Battle Over Girls MEMPHIS. Tom,.. June 2,-(UP) — l\)llco blamed Jcolous stiltori to- diiy for the midnight bailie between 25 sailors niirl an equal number of civilians on the grounds of s government housing project. At least three .sailors were hospl- tnlizcd, one with » possible broken nun. Chkk*»«rb« District, Mliwlj-lpul County, Arkiiiuiu wllhln thirty dayii »nd uuwcr the complaint of (ho plaintiff, Durham Jean Stephens, filed against, him In wilii court Case No. 10.465, ami upon hU failure so lo do, said complaint will be UVcu u confessed. WHnes* my hand u clerk of uid court and the ceal thereof thi» l»u» day of May, )»«. (8) HAIWEY MU««.fS,CI«k By Petty Peterson, D, O. R«l<i and Roy, attorney*. Oscar Fondler, attorney ad llt«m. 1 .used to live in Houston, Texas and tliat'a about the only place 1 could get the money. Hut I've sol Just & short pjiss and haven't tlmo to so there. He said he and Georgette mot In July, 1!H5. and fell in love. Ho said he was married but separated at the lime and (old the girl lie would ar- 't"'. 1 ' 1 , range a divorce when ho got back i tl , ,*" to Hie states and send lor her. ,".,,,i "I did all that and now w« ran Into this," he said. Members of the shore palrol «l the nearby MllltUKton Nnvul Base aitmneutcd local iwllce In dispersing the combatants. The- sailors snld they were "ambushed" by tho civilians, some ot whom were Police said thai armed with baseball 13 sailors and publican Party, gathered in front of the palace to cheer him when he appeared on the balcony with President Grau. Later they jammed the Prado. Havana's broadway, claiming victory for their leader. • Reports Conflict Official returns made available to the press conflicted slightly with those presented to President Grau by Army Chief of Staff Maj. Gnu. Gcnovevo Perez Damera. Tnese gave Prio a lead in five instead of six provinces. They showed that Dr. Ricardo Nunez Portuondo, nominee o! thc anti-government coalition, had a short lead in Pinar Del Rio. Eduardo Chibas, who bolted government ranks to form his own party, and Juan JIarinello, candidate of the Popular Socialist (Communist) Party, ran far behind. The official returns represented about eight p»r cent of the popular Kiirf five per cent of the electoral college votes. Tlie election campaign was conducted mostly on local issues. But the three leading candidates oppos- For Gold Fields in 'Duck' ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 2. (UP)—Stanley Hammer of Minneapolis, Minn., was 'on his way with his wife and- thrce-months-old daughter today on a 3,800 mile trip Irom here to British Columbia In a seven-ton Army duck. Hammer bought the $22,000 vehicle from the government for $500 in Jacksonville and equipped it for use as a gold-mining dredge. He and Davis Harmon of St. Petersburg planned to work gold-mining claims at Williams Lake. British Columbia, after driving the cumbersome vehicle across the United States into Northwest Canada. The duck is fitted out with a 30- foot boom to carry 12 buckets on a chum. It will scoop up Fraser River gravel at the rate of 20 cubic yards an hour, Hammer said. Blytheville Lions Get Reports on State Convention Wilson Henry and Marvin Smith were Inducted as new members and Dr. H. C. Sims was reinstated Into the I.ions Club at the luncheon ineelmg in (he Hotel Noble yesterday. The program consisted ol reports on the recent state convention of Lions International at- Little Kock. R.A. Nelson, president-elect, Worth Holder, anil iiny WorthillRloll attended from thc Blytheville club. Mr. Nelson reported on the convention and Mr. Holder reported on the Lions Club rehabilitation center In Little Rock. The rehibilHnlion center Is the newly blinded persons over 2C, and is one of the three sponsored by Lions Clubs in the United States The others arc in Plordia and In North Carolina. The Arkansas rc- hibllltation sponsored by the Lions Club, reportedly Die ijest of thc three, raised $28.000 for the Wind last year, stayed in the funds had been raised. Mr Hol- Writers Seek to Enjoin Movie Industry from Refusing to Hire Reds NEW YORK, June 2. (UP) — The Screen Writers Guild, Jnc and 30 Individuals filed suit in federal court yesterday seeking to enjoin thc motion picture Industry from refusing lo employ Communists. The writers did not ask for money damages but sought court declare Illegal which the suit said by representatives of to have (he resolution was adopted the movie industry at a meeting here last November. Plaintiffs included Oscnr Hiimm- crstcin II, John Hcrscy, Russell Crollse, Howard Lindsay. Moss Hart, Christopher La Paige, Rlc- for llni ' d R °8 C1 'S. Re * Stout, John Vnn- dcrcook, and Glcnway Westcotl. an. Tho sailors said that been dating girls nt the public housing project, nnd apparently, "the regular boy friends became Jealous." The Minors were overpowered »t first mull ilicy nent lor help «t nearby taverns. |i,ed Communism Marshall Plan. and favored the The new president will serve for lour years, beginning .Oct. 1. Red Faces Deportation WASHINGTON, June 2. (UPV— The Justice Department announced yesterday that Jacob A. Stachel, education director of the U. S. Communist Party has been arrested in New York for deportation. Flag Day Proclaimed WASHINGTON. June 1. '(UP) — : President Truman yesterday proclaimed Jun'u' 14 ns Flag Day. -_...__ Her name is Margaret Truman of Independence, Mo., but it isn't THE Margaret. "I'm a Kepubhcan and can't sing a note," said this Margaret, a 23- year-old nurse. She recently married Army Capt. Warren Annear, ine or tlavorinq vegetables HUM&O ^THE painty COOKING FAT Jts Wonderful! iNOW! •at FOUNTAINS Everywhere! Don't Forget the Big BINGO PARTY WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2 AMERICAN LEGION HUT Prizes Valued Not Less Than $5 All Proceeds Will G'o For Building School in Blytheville Sponsored by the Ladies of the Catholic Church Of that amount 57.0001 the local offices where i Bill Wilson . All are members of the council oj the Author's League. der pointed out that some $500 was rclnincd in Blytheville for blmd »i<l. and fitting in E hiiscs for thc nrar blill(i - NOTICE Notice Is hereby given Unit the undtrslBticd will within thc time fixed by law apply to thc Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas for u permit to sell beer at retail at s. tlhvny 61, III. 1, Blytheville, Mississippi County. The mulcrslBiicd stntes Hint he Is n citizen ol Arkansas, of good mor-i! character, that he luis never been convicted of a felony or other crime Involving moral turpitude l;hat no license lo sell beer by the undersigned 1ms been revoked within five yours last past; and that the un- diM-slgnt'd hns never been, convicted of violntlnii the laws of this state, or any oilier stale, relating to the snle of alcoholic liquors, HAY SMITH Subscribed and sworn to before mo this 1 day of June. 1048. Mis. Marshall Dlackard (SBAU Notary Public My Commission expires March 9 19J9. Lions for the was a gue.sl of the ICE. COLD WHOLE or SLICED Blytheville Curb Market 130 E. Main Phone 973 \VAKNING OltDER The dciVnclniii, James John Stc- Dhens. Jr.. Is licreby warned to ap- in Uic Chancery Court for Uls Bride Wears DIAMONDS from Dreifus 2. 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