The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 2, 1948 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 2, 1948
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nn,T i, BLTnreVtLLE (ARK.)' Pilot Murdered Over Bulgaria Political Refugees Use Extreme Measures to Escape From Commies ISTANBUL, July 2.—(UP)—Anli- Communlst passengers aboard a Bulgarian airliner seized the plane in a bloody mld-alr gun battle Wednesday, killed the pilot, and then lorced surviving crewmen to land at Istanbul airport, Turkish police disclosed today. Three of the estimated 20 passengers aboard the plane were wounded in the gun fight, and two of them died alter the landing here, i said. Hondless Trombonist Wins Honors Communists Control New York Union, Terrorize Its Members plane, a. twin-engined junker 62 tansport, was on a routine flight inside Bulgaria when the antl-Com- niunlst Bulgars suddenly produced pistols and sought to take command. Tht pilot, other crewmen, and possibly some of the passengers resisted, it was said, and a fight resulted. After the pilot was killed, police said, another crewman \vasi forced at gunpoint to take over the conlols and bring (lie plane to a landing here. The seizure was said to have taken place only a few minutes after the plane had taken off from a Bulgarian airport. Police would give n* figures on the number of persons aboard, but, other sources said there were about I 20. Most of them, it was said, were I anti-Communists who declared 1 themselves political refugees and were Interned by Turkish authorities. Several passengers and at least two crewmen asked to'return to Bulgaria, It was said. It was the first known Incident in which Bulgarian Hnli-Commuiiists frftve seized a plane to flee from eir country. But a number of By Ow>rj» E. Refdy, Jr. l.'nllcd Press Stuff Cor Using a specially designed trombone which permits him to use the hooks that replace his right hand, Ralph Nelson Hoar, 18, of Erntten, 111., skillfully manipulates his trombone with the Egyptian Music Camp band at DuQuoin, 111. Ralph lost his tefl arm and right hand in a mowing machine five years ago, but learned IP play so well that he" won a two-\veck scholarship to the camp. WASHINGTON. July 3, lUP)— A s'ew York department store exccu- ive .said yesterday a Communist- controlled uulon luus kept his em- ployes under a ''veritable reign o( :error." The charge was made by Gordon Greenfield, .secretary-treasurer of Oppenhelm-Collins and Co., Inc. He appeared before u House Uibor Subcommittee imcsUp,ntinK Cont- nnnlsin in New York unions. Tlie employes in his two stores are represented by Local 1250 of the CIO netail, Wholesale and Department Store. 1 ; Employes Union, he said. Ho said Nicholas Ciunf.s, head ot the local, is u "notoriou.s Communist." Earlier. Die chairman of the sub committee said another New York local of the same \intfln usptl "tys»- k'Hl Moscow trial technique" to '~x pel three employes of nloonilni;- dnle's Department Store. This statement was made by Flep. Charles J. Kerstcn, R., Wis.. while IJIoom- ingdale's president. Jau'.cs S. Scliotf, VVILS on tne witness stand. Greenfield told the. Congressmen that "We are prepared to prove thai the leaders of 1250 are Communists'. He s^lcl he represented new management which look over Uxe stores In 1915. At the time, he said, (hey discovered that "the uulon considered It disloyal to fih-c good service to customers." on employes. Qiwnileld presented E. Marshall i'almer, iwrsonnel manager nl the Onpeiilielm-Collitu stores, Palmer offered Ihc following cases to back up Die charge of a "reign of tenor" against I lie coiupauy't employees.: 1. A woman employe was s el?*d at 111* door of a church by Kloreuc* Nyllrni, business agent for Local 1«0, und "forcibly dragged" Into a picket line In front of the Brooklyn Trust CO. in July, mi. The woman protested that she was not on strike against the trust company, but »'M forced to picket anywuy. 7. One woman, unable to work on her feet because of a physical <1U- Hbully. was "ordered to lake a selling Job because It would help the union." 3. One woman had mad« an arrangement to resign and take vncalion at her doctor's orders. The union "ordeicd" her to stay on the Job. 20 Men Join Air force, Army Here During June Riddick, Jr., Harold L. Itobbins, and John T. Wright. New Anti-Red Measure To Be Handed Congress WASHINGTON, July 2- (UP) — Rep. RluliHi-d M. Nlxbn, R.. Cal snid ycslenlay that new lenlsliUloi to curb Amcrlcuu Communist "very definitely" will be introduce! WJICH Congress' returns next Jnn unry He lold rciwrters, however, tlui the mcnsure will be discussed wll C1OP presidential nominee Thoinns The new iiinnngcincnt mndc sur- | E. Dcwcy before It is tossed Into veys and rilscovpied thnt 72 per cent i Hie legislative liopiier. of tlic people who entered the New 'Hie Muiull-Nlxon $2,007,803 Paid n Lieu of Taxes By TVA in Year KNOXVJLLK, Tcnn,, July 2. (UP) -The 'lYimo&sce Vnlloy Authority imouncccl yustcnliiy it paid . out ^,007,803 to .slutp.s iind t-ountto.s In ien of tuxes (luring tlie fiscal >c:ir I Iml eink'd June 30. I OeortfO F. bant, 'IVA KUIUUU I .launder ^ulct the Mini wont to \ •even stiiles and 132 countio.s. TJio ' oimtlt'S got slightly more limn halt he loliil payments. Gutil'd umiouucemcixl came fttuiv final nil Just inent wns nimU> In June payments to tnko cure of n,- ] W7 more tluin Imil Ixu'n paid on. I nonthly on (lie bash of iMoliinhmry '.sUimile.s. Omit pointed out UuU hi acUil- lion to tliu til reel payimmtfl Instead of taxes, thftl TVA (Us tribal or* h:i,l pi.Id roughly $2,500,OCO in luxi\s an I mynuMils hi lieu of laxc.s. llo snid :he total of the nioncjy pulcl by Summer C<mf?iPt>.slannl rocrss to "meet the- objection* t>f sincere anti-Communist, liberals." tlio igencjf and ll« dlitrlfauUm! Hiiiotinled to »l.3CO,000 more thanj liixi'ti on the reservoir lands and private power companies formerly netUd. Head Courier News Want Ad*. Sergeant it Killed NEWBURO, N. T,, July J. _TOP) —«Uff S«t. Fred I, Nally, M, cf Oratnvile, 8. O., w« killed yettcr- day In th«. colllilon ot * tnetar, trailer ana an automobU*. LOOK! LOOK! The Public it Cordially invited to a Big Barbecue Picnic Sunday, July 4th, 11 a.m. Given by the Daughter Elkt at The Old Log Cabin Museum On the FAIRFIELD FARM of Mn. A. G. LittU Come One! Come All! York store walked out without buying anything and that 73 per cent ol the Brooklyn customers did the same, he said. He claimed that Ihb was due to the altitude of the un- Communist- control bill, which passed the House last session, died In lh» Senate. Nixon said he and Rep. Knrl M. Mundt, n.. S. C,. had agreed to overhaul the legislation during the James P. Baker. W. H. Branch.'.. James E. Brown. James W. Brown,! • ! Tom D. Browiv. Jr.. James W. | J gime there. Truman Raps Congress For Failure to Approve TVA Steam Plant Funds ! WASHINGTON, July J. (UP) •President Truman says Congress was "reckless and irresponsible" for re Fusing to provide money for a new TVA steam generating plant at New Johnsoimlle, Tenn. -This i.s a bad decision when the welfare of the people is considered," Mr. Truman said in a statement accompanying his signature of $38.000.000 appropriations bill. The bUl ^included funds for the Tennessee •^'nlley Authority but not for the generating plant which the president specifically had requested. Mr, Trumau said "the security of t.he nation may be adversely affected" by the action. Supporters of the plant have argued that it would Rid operations of the atomic energy iastallation at Oak Ridge, Tenn,, and would be a boom to the entire South. The presiaent ,said he would ask for tlie money against, next year "in order to remove a serious barrier to the continued effective, economical and successful operation of th* TVA power system. 1 ' The following enlistments were I A. Richmond. William I,. Sanders.! made in the Air Force: Clarence E. I "net William E. Sawyer enlisted for <t Adams. William L. Carter, Samuel ] Army Service. || C. Clark. Bill M. Driver. John M. I I I Hoover. Billy U. McKnlght, Vnn B. < \\ Read Courier News Want Ads. i Head Courier News Want Ads. C A N D I E S Exclusively in Blytheville at WOODS DRUG STORE There ar* several reasons why w« sell Frigidalrc refrigerators exclusively, One of these ii, franVly, mor« people want to buy Frig id a ire refrigerator! . , , they're cosiest to jelf. Another is ... we want to give the best service possible. And to do this we must icll fin* products. Another ,reason ii, when you select a new FrigtcJaire refrigerator, you are getting c member of the distinguished "family" of Frigld- alre appliances. So when you add other equipment for your kitchen, it can be all "Frigidaire." But aside from all this,more than 8 million Frigfdaires have been built and sold, which is o pretty good indication of just how good they ore . , . and another reason why we sell I 1 Fri$idair« «nd.»ni_t Friqklairi APPLIANCE CO., Inc A Complete Service Dept. In Connection J. W. ADAMS, Mr;r. 20fi-08 West Main Phone 2071 Sensational reduced price for th« Firestone Standard Tirel Long Mileage! Silent tread I "Curve-Gripping" safety shoulders 1 Gum-Dipped cord body ior protection against blowouts! Save even more because we'B buy all the UNUSED MILEAGE in your present tiresl RECENT INDEPENDENT TIRE RESEARCH SURVEY SHOWS MORE PEOPLE PREFER FIRESTONE TIRES THAN ANY OTHER MAKE W* Put SEAT COVERS FREE! 5 95 tar w FREE! COUFM Ai Low •* 50c i W..k Ide»l for summar I Fits an; car window I -*' M --L.1' J jn Declaration of Independence ! Well Install It FREE! O BUYS THIS firtsiont B-TUBE AUTO RADIO Every tiling you in A radio! Fewer, selectivity, rich tone . . . push-button tuning, too. Installed in your car Only 79,7 5 lie's on liis own. It's a wonderful feeling, lie am go places now. And lic'll keep on going places ;il] liis life — ss fang as lie keeps liis sense of independence. That's America's richest resource — not forest, field or mine, but tlie spirit of her people. Ambition, energy, self-reliance arc Ihc reasons why individuals —and industries — grow great from small beginnings. Take the electric mduslry — Ihis company, for example. A few practical dreamers strung Ihc first lines. JViplc of faith and vision riikcd their savings. Other folks combined skill and hard work to produce better and l>cllcr service —al lov\cr and lower cost—creating more and more jobs — and earning the benefits of elect ricliviiig to more and more people. 'lliat's the American way of progress. Free enterprise, vision and hard work. They arc what built America and the American way of life, which is tlie highest *tamhul of Using in Ihc world. No nation lias ever found a satisfactory substitute for that combination. No nation ever will. U\WN SPRINKLER * T-NO COST - - LI Thfs R*g. 2.9t tPRESERVER With Purchase of so Ft. 7trt$ton* GARDEN HOSE Ark-Mo Power Co. C7£f NO COST With Purchase of T)M* fir«*tont ^ 3.6 H.P. I OUTBOAR9 MOTOR £ tBoth 104 95 v t ?fv_ 207 W. Ma in St. Blvthcville

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