The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 26, 1947 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 26, 1947
Page 2
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fAGB UXT£J£M BLYTHJUVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW* TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2«, 194T Sit-Down Mutiny in Prison Ended Feloiw Surrender. Before Open Fire .i*., NOT. js. <up>— •tety-nine priwncn who barricaded tiMmMlYf* to ttw laundry of the Waupun prlaco for 15 noun fur- rendered early today after more than a hundred law enforcement officers -had surrounded the build- in*. .'.:.•Tb» convict* gave up quietly •hortlj after 7 a.m., marching 'from the building;. In groups of is or 20 H redoubled guards atop the prl- ion walls 'trained high-powered rifle* upon 'them. * The prisoners began their "sit- down" mutiny at 3:45 p.m. yesterday. Tba surrendered after prison guards had been reinforced by 120 police and deputies from nearby communities. Warden John C. Burke said that th« convicted 'also released four guards they had held as hostages In the two-story laundry building. Burke said he planned to question the prisoners later today. He '•aid they surrendered after he had used a loud speaker to wnrn them that they were surrounded and that their situation was hopeless. "We have the situation In hand," he said. ','You haven't a chance. Well let you stay there until you ctarve unless you come out now voluntarily." • A few minutes later the men yelled from the windows that they were ready to give up. Gnaidsmen Called The convicts surrendered several hours after Acting Gov. Oscar Rennebohm had authorized officials to call out National Guardsmen in COMMITTEES (Continued from Pat* » alternate member. Lo«t cane: j. p. Harris, chairman; Charles Rose, vice-chairman; f. O. Lewis, regular member; A J..Lewis, Jr., first alternate member; W. W. Workman, second al ternate members. Manila: R. T. White, chairman; J. N, Boiling*]-, riot-chairman; Walter Roach, regular member; R. O. Whitney, first alternate member; Frank Short, second alternate member. Fawheen: W. O. Qalyean, chair man; Bruce' Culp, vice-chairman; D. H. Buck, regular member; J R. Oobum. first alternate; a. B Galyeah, second alternate mem th« area. U necessary, to break up their cells. the mutiny. Rennebohm was on the scene today when the men gave up as additional deputies were rushing to reinforce the prison guards. HI* authority to call the guard was handed to Adjutant General John F. Mullen who also was at the prison. By daybreak, 120 officers had arrived from as far away as Milwaukee ari'd Madjson. The guards barricaded in the laundry with the prisoners were no believed to be in danger. Warden John C. Burke said they apparently were not being held as hostages because the prisoners had jiermtttec Shem to keep their steel-tipped clubs. They were supervising the prisoners when the mutiny started. The convicts did not say why they went on "strike" but they demanded to talk with State Wei-' fare Director A. W. Bayley, presumably about conditions at the prison. Two of the three ringleaders in the strike were believed to have been leaders of a similar mutiny in 194*. Bayley, who also was on the scene, said he would not talk to the men unless they returned peaceably to Hey, Santa, Cook Afivel FOR SALE Complete Equipment Blacksmith, Woodwork and Welding Shop (Building can be leased if desired) All tools in Excellent Condition! Phone 868, or Call at Gateway Welding and Blacksmith Shop More Blood Shed Among Italians Political Turmoil of Past Three Weeks Costs Lives of 22 ROME,, Nov. 36. (UP)—Two persons were tilled today in a revival _ _ of Italy's three weeks of political j an open fire in "a small fireplace' Four Die in Fire In Negro Home Near Little Rock 8OOTT, Ark., Nor. IS- (UP) — Pour Negro children burned to death and their • mother was injured early 'today in a fire which destroyed their frame -home on the Pemberton farm near her*. Pulaskt County Sheriff Tom Gulley said the blaze started fr violence. A Communist and a Christian Th» dead ww» listed a* Jama Maxey, 5; Karl Maxey, 4; Benjamin Maxey, »; and Jessit Mae Maxey, 1, The father, Clark Maxey, and four other children escaped. The mother, Ophelia Maxey, was burned attempting to rescue the children and was taken to a Little Rock hospital. Her condition was described as "fair". It Took. An Rxpert MILWAUKEE (UP)— A Milwaukee minister found some good in Poor old Santa Glaus. He gels a nice J }ob, like goinj; down to 'Daytona Beach, Fla., amid all the sun, surf and seaside decorations, and what does he do? He picks up little Lurry Kirkwood and-starts whispering sweet nothings at him. . He never nolicei / the bathing beauty. The guy must be getting old. her. :'-'-'.'..' Whisp: Frank I. Noe, chairman; Norman Bailey, vice-chairman; Cleo' 'Croom, regular member; W. P. Carter, first alternate member; T. O. Milligan, second alternate member; • Leachyliie: Bob Shipley, chairman; Ralph Rose, vice-chairman; V. S. -.Johnson, '-regular member; J. W. McHaney, first alternate member; J.,'L.-Swlhart, secpnd alternate member. Yarbro: Mildred Bunch, chairman; : Richard Haynes, vice-cV.alr- man; , Charles Langston, regular member; • W. A.. HolUngswarth, first* alternate- member; " H. -1 G' Matthews, second alternate »member. Dyess: Roscoe'Phillips, chairman; Ross Kimbrell, vice-chairman; Her- shel O. Henson, regular member Noah Passmore, first alternate member; Qulnt-J. Dent, second alternate member. " Etowah: Leroy Wildy, chairman; | Lawrence Woodard, vice-chairman; i Steve -Cockerham, ' regular member; Colcman Crews, first alternate member; Walter Metheny, second alternate member.; Hatcher: W. B. Ty'er, chairman; W. A. Webb, vice-chairman; Lloyrl Shelton, regular member; George Vise, first alternate member. .Joiner: ' Ray Yelvington,-. .chair- mn; Ed B. Crutcher, vice-chair- nan; Jack Barney, regular mem- )er; Henry Woods, first alternate member;' V. R- Smith, second al- ernate member. Keiser: C. F. Ford, chairman; Ixmls Wiibanks, '.vice-chairman; John Woodard, regular member; Oscar Fullertpn, first alternate member; B. W. Reid, second alternate member. The first regularly scheduled helicopter air mail service began Oct 1 between Los Angeles and nine outlying communities.-' Read Courier News Want Ads. Democrat were killed in a fresh outburst In Calabria province, the Southernmost part of Italy. Another Communist was wounded. The fresh casualties raised to It the death toll in precisely three weeks of sporadic rioting throughout Italy. Two Communists were wounded in a fight with police at Bisignano, near Cosenza. One died of his injuries. The trouble In Calabria started soon after the peasants went on strike, as they had done last week In "Bloody Publla" Province to the North. Local authorities in many places called for police reinforcements and armored cars. As in Pub- lla, where the worst violence of the three weeks occurred, the peasants cut the roads and Isolated many small centers. The'BIsignauo incident occurred when demonstrators tried to wreck the local Common Man Party headquarters and police opened fire. At Regijio Calabria, 'on tne very toe of'Uie Italian boot,' a Christian Democrat student, Antonio Trunflo, 21. was shot to death during a meeting of the Cathollca action association. Police Identified his assailant as a 'Communist sympathizer," but gave no details ot the dispute which led up to the shooting. De GaspeH Plans Changes Another outbreak was at the Industrial town of Modena, southeast of Milan. Communist rioters followed the pattern of three weeks of disorders by wrecking the headquarters of the Common Man Party and besieging police within their own headquarters. Tile disturbances .began when & crowd, purportedly mistaking three youths^,for Fascists, attacked them. The youths were chased throug> the streets. One who was caught was beaten severly. Angered by the incident, a larger crowd of Leftists mobbed the Agricultural Association Building, where negotiations between proprietors and 1 sharecroppers were going on. The building was damaged, and the hief negotiator was forced to sign in agreement under duress.. • Mtuf.iwh.lle another : peasants' strike began in Calabru Province, south of Puglla. Parlip.inentary sources said Premier A'olde de Gasperl's 'orthcomrr.g cabinet reorganisation probably would split the Leftist forces the Communists have been .try- ng to entice Into an antl-govern- iient bloc. . - x De Gasperl's reshuffled cabinet, which in ay,be announced Saturday^ was expected to contain four Republicans and Rlghtwing Socialists. These parties are among those the Communists have tried, time , and again to bring Into a working coalition, so they can overthrow the.De Gasperi government by constitutional means. With Republicans ind Rightwing Socialists in his cabinet, De Oasperi not only can discount the possibility of theu-i Joining a coalition against him, but also will add their deputies to his voting strength In the assembly. Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCTK|i| YARDS, Nov. 25. (UP)—(USDA)-{.; Livestock: >':. j No trading in livestock her* today'I pending settlement of livestock handlers strike. Salable receipts of hogs today' 1,600 head as compared with 14,000 i I yesterday; cattle, 1,200 against «,500;: I calves, 300 against 2,000 and sheep . I 400 against 3,600.. visit by a burglar to his home. The the Stolz family had not .. to open since moving IritorThi house. the family told offi- Intruder was frightened off by the ce™ that the ceiling was ablaze Rev. E. Helmuth Stolz, but he had when they awoke. There' s a new real-beer treat for you in Griesedieck Bros. 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It doesn't «eem quite reasonable, therefore, for tlii. man to neglect a thing .0 important to tLe welfare of Lin loved one*. Chance* are Le just La»u't thought aLout it. Have you? VETERANS! TRAINING UNDER THE G. 1. BILL OF RIGHTS SECOND QUARTER OPENS DECEMBER 1 COURSKS:— Southern offers more courses than any other collece of its type In Arkansas. Special training in Photography, Linotype Operation, Printing, Automobile Mech»n1e», Electric Wiring, Machine Shop Operation, Refrigeration anil Air ComlUionlnsr, Radio, and Flyinjr. Man; other fields of training including some high school "make-iin" work for the man who did not complete high school. HOUSING:—You will have the best college housing to live in i» be found In the state. The apartments are brick, with harrtwood floors and modern features throughout. Kent starts at $12.00 per month with lights and water furnished. THE COLLEGE IS FULLY ACCREDITED BIT THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ANH APPROVED FOR FULL .VETERANS TRAINING WRITE TODAY Southern Baptist College H. E. Williams, President Walnut Ridg*, Arkansas THE OLD RELIABLE • SINCE 1891 KOMI OF MCI -. ATl'AlIT* , INDUSTRIAL LIFE «,1 HEALTH INSURANCE CO. Bldg. District Office 203 West Moiri St. Phone 3607 FOR SALE or RENT WHOLESALE • PUBLIC ADDRESS SYSTEMS • INTER-COM SYSTEMS • LOUD SPEAKERS • MICROPHONES • AMPLIFIERS To Churches, Schools, Businesses, Clubs and Organizations BLYTHEVILLE RADIO SUPPLY SO LITTLE MEAHT SO MUCH When our pilgrim fathers wrested a meagre living- from their rock- strewn soil, they didn't wail about their hardships, rant against their neighbors! They shared what they had . . . and were grateful for life's simplest awards: food, clothing, shelter. Now that our. lives have become so greatly enriched, materially, we must take care lest we lose the greatest gift of all . . . appreciation. < Phone 4467 112 First Street Blytheville Water Co, BERNARD ALLEN, Manager "Water la Your Cheapest Commodity"

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