The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 4, 1953 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 4, 1953
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THURSDAY, JUNE 4, isss (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE Reds Making New Bid For Austrian Labor By RICHARD O'REGAN VIENNA, Austria (AP> — Russia is making a new bid to entice thousands of normally pro-Western and antt-Communist Austrian workers to visit the Soviet Union, it was disclosed here today. So far, however, th* invitation is being generally ignored. Practically every Austrian shop* . steward—there are 47,000 of them, mostly anti-Red Socialists—recently received invitations to apply for Russian visas. So did hundreds of other persons of both left and right- wing political views who have connections with the Austrian labor movement. Reportedly, only a few of those invited have accepted. American labor sources in Vienna disclosed the big Soviet drive began a few weeks ago. Apparently it has two purposes: 1. To strengthen the Kremlin's "peace offensive" in Austria by opening up the soviet Union to conducted tours similar to those extended recently to a party of American newspaper and radio executives who visited Moscow. 2. To win converts to communism who will return to this strategic outpost of Western democracy full of enthusiasm over the Soviet "workers' paradise" and ready to aid Austria's negligible Communist party. American sources said the Soviet drive may be an attempt to match U. S. invitations to selected Austrian workers to work,and study in America for a year. The Soviet trips, however, are good for only six weeks. Lettuce Trouble NEWARK, N. J. (ff) — Prank Parber, a Newark grocer, was arrested yesterday on charges of keeping lottery slips in his lettuce. Horse's Head Gets Man In Trouble NEW YORK (/Ft — By the bare margin of a horse's head, Henry J. Way Jr., 43, was in trouble with the law today — and his mother was minus her savings. Police said Way, hoping for a sure profit, had drawn $16,000 of his mother's savings from a bank, and bet it at the track on highly favored Native Dancer in the Kentucky Derby. The horse lost by a head to Dark Star. If Native Dancer had lived up to expectations. Way would have won 70 cents on SI — a total of $11,200 — instead of being held in court yesterday in $5,000 bail on a grand larceny charge. A detective signed uie complaint, after Way's 70-year-old mother refused to do so. IT'S MINERAL "SNOW"—What looks like a wintry scene is actually a group of trees covered with pumice dust in Wairakei, New Zealand. The area is rich in underground steam pockets which scientists are trying to use for electric power. In their search, which has taken them 1500 feel below the earth'i surface, they also found heavy water, indispensible in producing atomic energy 'Had Faith in Him' So Convict L <« Vegas Hotel Breaks Contrac With Christine Gives Fellow Prisoner $79,000 Breaks Controct Actress Loses Child HOLLYWOOD VP) _ Respiratory r ailure hss caused the death of a iaby born Monday to actress Bar- )ara Britton and Dr. Eugetne Czukor. HUNTSVILLE, Tex, IffV—He said e wanted to give the kid chance- So convict J. C. ("Jimmy) Henderson, 49, in for double murder, gave $19,000 to Alton B. Franks, 9, finishing up his term for car heft. Henderson was a ranchman in ! West Texas, Culberson County, before he started serving his 50-year term in the state prison here eight years ago. He figured he is worth §500,000 to $(300,000. Young Pranks got ut of prison May 18, went back to his home town of Houston, bought himself a new car, married a 16-year-old Houston girl, bought new clothes for himself arid his bride and planned a California honeymoon. But officers arrested Franks yesterday. That's when the story KouWfuttUu Sanforized, mercerized chambray SUN DRESSES with open top Snag-pruf zippers 10 to 20 .Lake to the sunny places in any one—or all—of these charming sun dresses. Cool-feeling .. * cooMookin 5362-10 to 18 \ Halter Dress. Fancy dobby border pretties waist and skirt. All combed, mercerized chambray. Aqua, Burgundy, Lime Shop in Air Conditioned Comfort at , Store 3357-10 to 18 Snishy sundress. Mnltl-slripcd cummerbund with a touch of et flared skirt. All comhed laflctized .chambray. Brown, COMB, Crer of two convicts came out.' Franks was stopped on a minor traffic violation. He had a .38- caliber pistol on the scat beside him in his new car. He was charged with carrying 1 a pistol and released under 5400 bond. He said he had bought the pistol for target practice. * Franks told Houston police and reporters he still intends to go straight and intends to use part of the $19,000 to buy a service station. He still has about $13,000 left. Henderson sat in the warden's office at the Huntsvllle Sla te Prison yesterday and said he still had faith in Franks. ''I know he's had a Jot of hard luck," Henderson said, "I know that he isn't the criminal type. I gave him this money because of rny faith in him and because I wanted to show the wtirld what n. young man can do with a proper start in life." Henderson is a frail man weigh- ng 112 pounds. He doesn't do nuch work in prison because of bad health. He was sentenced for j the slaying of a woman and her 'father in 1943, He said he had known Franks >nly a year but had heard of the >oy years ago through business associates. Franks was in the boys' reform jchool before he was 18 and had served 17 months of his two-year sentence for car theft from Calri- well County when he was released. Henderson said he had given his daughter, Mrs. D. H. Shoupp, 27, of Tornillo, Tex., the power of attorney and asked her to deposit Lhe $19,000 for Franks in a Hunts- vine bank. He said he had helped other convicts on "two or three" previous : occasions by giving them $150 and $100 for new clothes when they got j out of prison. ] He said he had no agreement , .vith Franks about the money. "Nothing but a gentleman's agreement," he added. "I told him this—'I want to see what you can cio with this money. You can throw it away, invest it, make money tor both of us if you so desire. I'm leaving it up to you to do the right thing because I have faith in you." ,LAS VEGAS, Nev. OP)—In a letter to Christine Jorgcnson beginning "Dear Sir." the Hotel Sahara says it is breaking its contract with the former GI who underwent sex surppry in Denmark. The Sahara said yesterday Jorgensen was misrepresented in the contract as a woman. Christ inn was scheduled to appear at the hotel as an entertainer for two weeks beginning July 14 at a salary of $12,500 a week, ,Atty. John H. Brill, representing the hotel, .says a contract, clans states the performance will con sist of "narration of her film titled "Denmark." The contract i being voided under a "mistake o fact." Drill said, adding that tin hotel Js taking at face value state men is from medical sources Jorgenson "is not now and, neve can be n woman." A Los Angeles theater when Miss Jorgenson entertained report' eri that business was poor during the engagement. Minister Opens Pigeon Season PORTERVILLE. Calif. (/Pi — It's open season on pigeons at the Rev - Carl Stocking's First, Mcthodis Church. The minister has been issued a firearms permit to dissuade a flock of the friendly birds from atfcnd- iiiR his sermons. The birds, longtime residents of the area, movec Into the church recently when their former home, a barn across the street, was torn down. In applying [or the permit. Uir pastor explained the pigeons are in disfavor with the congregation because they Imve committed numerous minor indiscretions and have made use of the church's outdoor drinking fountain a "hazardous experience." entertainer, came to Newark yesterday \n help promote a hospital building fund and wound up being examined. Doctors noticed she hnd a red rnsh. They gave her a bottle of lotion for poison ivy. Denisc Da re el Helps Hospital NEWARK, N. J. W)—Denlse Darcel, movie actress and night club I'll Be Here Soon! "Frosty" First Missco SHOWING! 3 DAYS! Today-Fri-Saf. A lion in your lap! A lover in < your arms! THIS IS... HATURAlvis A thrilling new dimension has been added to motion pictures! HEIGHT WIDTH and now DEPTH! BWANA DEVIL IN THRILLING COLOR Robert Stack • Barbara Britton GEM Nigtl Brut* Fflf.vvd ihni United A.rtint» THEATER Leachville, Ark. Miss Cochran Sets Another Air Record EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif, (/ft — Jacqueline Cochran, having set two more marks, today holds nil but one of the International closed and straight course air speed records for both men and women. The 47-year-old aviatrix yesterday flew her Cunadain -built F86 Sabre jet 610 miles per.hour over a 15-kilometer straightway course (9.31 miles) near Rogers Dry Lake one dash In each dlrrection to offset the effect of wind. The National Aeronautic Association's report of this feat also disclosed another .record Miss Coch- rrm set May 23, when she averaged 590.273 miles an hour for 500 kilometers 310.5 miles around a 12- pylon 100-kilometer course. Only speed mark not held by Miss Cocliran Is the three-kilometer 609 m. p. h. mark set by MaJ. Slncie Nash of the Air Force last November. Miss Cochran says she may try to set an unofficial thrce- kilomark. But because her Cana- air Snbre nt present is not equipped with nfter burners for extra thrust, it is held unlikely she can equal Nash's record at this time. New Commander LONDON (/Pl& — Gen. Sir Qeorfre Erskine left by piano today to take over the new East Africa Command, organized to fight Man Mau terroism in Kenya. Read Courier News Classified Ads. Cfilmp Murdtrt Hubby SYDNEY, Australia (/!>)—Taronga Park Zoo authorities reported today that a_ female chimpanzee twisted the rope of a swing around her mate's neck, then Jumped on the swing seat until hubby conked. MOX In West Blytheville Air Conditioned by Refrigeration Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat. 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