The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 30, 1948 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

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BIATKKYILLS (AWC.) COURIER NBW» GOP House Gains Seen by Martin ChMgi hi Dixi* In N«VMnb«r Voting •f C««n» E. BMJr, Jr. Staff CwrMpoadrni) WASHINGTON, June 30.— (UP) ' Jowph W. Martin, Jr., R. •„ amid yesterday the Republl- i may pick up House seaU In the traditionally Democratic South this tat. "I •cpact a major shift In the border •tatcf," Martin told reporters hi difcuatlnc the November election*. "But in aoditlon to that, there Buy bt some surprises In a few other Southern «tates." Martin reiterated hla forecast that Republicans will gain "at least" 25 Rouae seats In the coming elections. He predicted the Republicans will (•In three California House seals dot to the selection of Gov. Earl Warren %s the GOP vice presidential candidate. "We've lot a vote-getting ticket that can't be beaten," Martin said. Martin said the Tennessee House delegation "could easily be pushed over Into the Republican column." At present, the state is represented by eight Democratic and two GOP BlockfooMndion Becomes Priest" WEDNESDAY, JUNE *>, Fterida Seat* "Shaky" "I understand that two seats in Florida are very shaky," he said. *'On* of them wax carried by only a few thousand votes In the last election." Martin said Republican sentiment to growing rapidly in Virginia. "It 1« too early to make any definite predictions but that is n situation to waUfc," he said. He d«clti«d to give any further •tate-by-stau breakdown of the situation In the Cenjressfonil races. Martin said he could Me no rra- Father John J. Brown, just ordained as the fust full-blooded Blackfool Imiuui lo become a Roman Catholic priest, bestows blessings on three Indians in the historic St. Ignatius Mission, Missoula, Mont. Father Urown, whose Indian name is Ksislnki- Poka, blesses, left lo right, Joe Woodcock, Chief Paul Ciiarlo and Pete Beaverlicati. . Lincoln Stamp Okayed WASINHGTON, June 30. (UP) — Prfsineiit Tnimtin signed today a resol'.ition HtuliohKinK issunncc of a LOni'r.emorative stamp on the 85th jvntnvp'sai'y of President Lincoln's Getiy.souvg address. son for calling Congress back in session before the end of the year. He agreed will: OOP presidential nominee Thomas K. Dcu'ey that there Is no "foreseeable crisis" to justify such action. Peru's President- Rules by Decree; To End Disorders UMA, Puni, June 30. <Ur) — Presilient Jose Buslamnnle Hivero undertook to rule Peru by decree ',0- day lifter proclniming his ussump- Lion of cxtrnonlinury power nnd announcing tlut Congre-ss would no'/ meet July 28 a.s scheduled hccausc Importer Acquires Armor-Plated Car Once the Property of Adolph Hitler NKW YORK, June 30. — (UP) — Christopher Janus owi^ed what was probably the most famous used car in the world today. But he wasn't quite sure what l\e would do with It, The car, a 9,600-pound Mercedes- Benz seven-passenger limousine Is equipped with bulletproof glass and adjustable armorplate. And It once was the properly of Adolt Hitler. It arrived here yesterday aboard the Swedish-American liner Stockholm. Janus, managing director of Irn- |H>rl Associates, Inc., a Chicago importing firm, said he probably would use (he car himself until he can get a new American model. He has been Waiting 18 months for one. Janus admitted the big limousine I wns loo much car lor Iilm. nut he planned to drive it back to his home In Klnnetka, 111. He said lie hoped to leave today. The car was designed by Hitler. It wiis a 230 horsepower engine and a top speed ol 135 mile* »h hour. It also use* * fallon of gasoline every seven mil<* and hu five forward speeds. "The dashboard looks like an airplane instrument panel," Janus said. "And the bulletproof glasi is one and a quarter Inches thick." Janus acquired the car through a barter deal with a Swedish firm which was unable to pty dollars for a shipment of ball bearings, Janus said Hitler used the car for awhile and then sent it to Baron Carl Qustav Mannerheim of Pinland. When Finland surrendered to Russia it was taken to Sweden where it had several owners before Janus acquired It. Two circuses, a moving picture company and a movie star already have offered to buy it from him. But Janus thinks he would like the Idea of driving it through Winnetka. "It's as big as a tank," he said. "Hut the kids will probably love it." II was not necessary. Iliisiamantc said in a special radio speech to the country that two months of political tension had created a situation In which violence was brewing. He charged that he had been victimized by a demogoglc campaign lo foment discontent by exaggerating the mistakes and distorting the acls of [he government. The political crisis resulted from the Ktriijjiile between the Lcftst Aprisln Party lAlianza Popular Rcv- • olucior.atia Americana) and the factions opposing it, .the president j sairl. lit; said he would try to solve Hie country'.s political problem throu^ 1 ) a plebiscite: Democratic life will DO maintained, he promised, and a" oificial parly will be formed. He was elected June 10, 1945. with the support of the Democratic Nailon- al Front a coalition of Liberals and Leftists. With the Courts Chancery Joe Rhodes vs. Marie Rhodes, suit for divorce. James R. Brown v«. Dorothv Brown, suit for divorce. Effie Coolcy vs. James C. Cooley, suit for divorce. Jennie Sleight vs. William 8. Sleight, suit for divorce. Gatuti Lake, In the Panama Canal, is the largest artificially-formed lake in the world. It has an area of 1G4 square miles. Jail-Breakers Slay Officer In Jasper, Ala. JASPER, Ala., taut 30. (UP) — A 72-year-old Jailer died yesterday and a statewide manhunt was begun for two prisoners who escaped after slugging the victim with a blackjack made with a padlock in a sock. Bloodhound* were called from Montgomery to help track down the slayers of David Frank Burkett. He suffered a fractured skull and died In a Birmingham hospital a few hours later. The escapees were identified as David Taylor of Jasper and Prank Hill of Carbon Hill, both 21. Officers said Burkett was returning two other prisoners to the ceil shared with Hill and Taylor. When the Jailer unlocked the sliding ceU door, one of the escapees slugged Burkett with the makeshift blackjack. The pair took the jailer's keys, unlocked the door leading downstairs and wallccd 'out the front entrance. Before they left, the escapees locked the main door behind them. The other two prisoners attracted police nearby by yelling out a jail window. Police had to use an j acetylene torch to burn off the lock | Officers Obtain Confession to Solve 'Robbery' ST. LOUIS, June 30 (UP)—Paul J LJndy, 3«, messenger for a packing Co. here, who reported he was held up of cash and checks loaning M70.MO, today admitted Implication in the robbery. Police Capt. John A. Buck said Llndy admitted his story of the holdup was false and Implicated a taxicab company offical, Joseph Costello, as his associate. Costello, a former night club operator here, U a business associate of Leo brothers, a former convict. He was taken into custody aboard a cabin cruiser on the Mississippi River and brought to the Penrose Street police Station where he witnessed LJndy's signed confession. Costello denied any part of the robbery. Lindy reported to police M<|i- day he was held up at llth and Bremen streets by two Negroes who drove off with his satchel containing $8,000 In cash and $6€2,840 In company checks. The checks were recovered when the satchel was found half an hour later on the highway between Venice and Love- Joy, III., but the cash w&s not found. on the door leading to the second floor cell block. Refinancing Of Cities' TVAl Loans Okayed WASHINGTON, June 30 <OT>-~ | President Truman yesterday signed a bill authorizing the agriculture Department to refinance Tennessee . Valley Authority loans to munlcK'.l palitles for power purposes at low-v I er Interest rates. This would b» t; l done by Issuing lower interest bear-jI Ing Rural Electrification Admin->| istrfttlon notes }:l Former Secretary of Agriculture'..'! Clinton P. Anderson wrote a Sen-%1 ate committee that the legislation I-'l would apply to Athens and SheM'l field, Ala., and Bolivar, Term., rT TVA loans bearing a 3','. per'cent''j interest rate would be replaced-by 51 HEA obligations bearing Ewo'jpKr I cent. The loans -were made for con-' I structlon of electrical transmission ,L and distribution lines. No govern- [,l ! ment appropriation would be neces- ;lf sary for refinancing. ill Earlier legislation permitted sim- ll liar refinancing for electric cooper- :l I atives. The present bill would put ?| ! municipalities on the same footing. >'| Blizzard Without Snowfall It is possible to have a blizzard without actual snowfall. The snow ' in the air may be that which ••; •' whipped from the ground by the ! I gale. \ W.fr- Y-W.i. \ , , .^r>" - >4^ Yi 'V^l^^'&V * ^**-iC;?£ FIREWORKS A Huge Holiday Collection at « CARTER'S GROCERY No. Highway 61 Open 7 a.m. 't/7 9 p.m. Free Delivery Phone 3952 OPEN ALL DAY JULY 4th & Fresh Fruits... Vegetables... Meats All of Your Grocery Needs We Feature Carter's Home Grown Tomatoes... Garden Fresh Daily! .R«gular $3.95 FOR A MAN'S 4 f!l Mead's Offer a Complete Selection of Swim & Play Trunks at ED PRICES Swim & Play Trunks (i MEAD'S * . til MAIN «T*I II SWIM SUITS Fine Quality — Good Selection Regular Now $3.95 $1.95 5.00.,.,.,...., 3.75 5.95 .... 4.75 Try Dot's Delicious SANDWICHES and PLATE LUNCHES DOT'S SANDWICH SHOP (Adjoining Carter's Grocery, No. Highway 61) Breakfast Served Dai'/y From 7:30 fo 7 7:00 Pure Meat HAMBURGERS Flavorful FRESH COFFEE i Reasonable Prices Open Daily-7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Dorothy Conley

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