The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 3, 1947 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 3, 1947
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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1047 BLYTHKV1LLE (AKK.) COUKJliU N13WS PAGE Two Sentenced In Theft of Guns Pair Found Guilty Of Plot to Ship Arms To South America AUGUSTA. Ga., .Dec. 3. (UP) Karl J. Eisenhardt of Bllicott Oily Md.. and Edward Browder, Jr., of Amarillo, Tex. today faced jail sentences for conspiring to steal government surplus guns for illega thipment to South American revolutionaries. A federal Jury found the two mei guilty here yesterday and acquitted two oilier defendants, J. Meredill Kussell of Baltimore and Mantte Puego of Miami, on trial on til same charges. Eisenhardt was convicted on tw counts and sentenced lo a year am i day in federal prison. Browdei found guilty on one count of con sniiacy, was sentenced to a ycai The four men were charged wit dealing some $21,000 worth of sui plus Navy guns from a governmci arsenal at Bush Field, Ga., ne: here. They were arrested wnen FB agents discovered a quantity guns, identified as the stolen weap ons, on Eisenhardt's Maryland cs tale. S Jury Out Sin Hours The U. S. District Court jury deliberated nearly six hours bcfor; bringing in its verdict late yesterday. Government testimony included a statement attributed to Browder by the FBI thai Eiscnhardt was a ringleader in a plot lo overthrow the Venezuelan government. The statement contended thai the plot, had the cooperation of the Dominican Consulate,' Columbian officials and "some good friends ol the State Department" in Washington. ^ Eisenlvai'dl maintained the guns Mr were bought lor scrap and paid for by the Dominican Republic lo obtain spare parts. Attorneys for Russell and Puega told the court their clients had nothing to do with any such plot and were connected with Eisenhardt only through employment ai a pilot and mechanic for his charter airlines. , Six Die In Philadelphia .Fire State to Resist und Litigation County Judges Plan Closed Meeting to Discuss Lawsuit Wilson New* RIH! Kraiiilson, HOI;K!« Cullom. spent James Cecil Pally, music ruul b.iml Instructor nl Arkansas Slate 'RO, Jonc.sljuio, spent ihe weekend with Uls piuci'.U, (he Rev. nnd Mis. B. O. I'uUy. Mi. nmi Mrs. Mrti*hn!l Comu^r, cf Vlctortn .s|HMU the hollduyx \vilh her piu'cnts. Mr. niul Mrs. JJ. V. lloylo.s und fiunlly, Mr*. J. II. WhUukiT niicl Mrs I'urkor Htm en were In Memphis • Mtnuluy. \Ynll uue Thompsoni is roniprru- linit nt his home nrtcr inuloi'ttoliiK mi npeiiiUou nl the UupttaL Ho.spHnl In Memphis 10 days URO, Mr. und Mrs. Lev I ClsM'U nnd children swill TUnitk:,Klvtur£ In Hnvii'll wllh his mitthcM, Mrs. Hurt CLssril. Mis. l.illiiun Wilson, innnuRor nf WTI.B ROCK. Ark., Dec. 3, IUPI —A siiwll-sciile civil wnr appeared be shaping up lodny Uctwceu the late ami the majority of the I'oun les over « hluhway dcpiuliiirii .urpliis of $1.500.000. Tlie County juoges Assoclullo: las announced that It will hold a •closed" iiuH'ltiiK of all It.s 75 mom- ^ ^ bers In Little Rock tomorrow anil I li.e'wMs'cin" 7l™my'lh<n'>i>>.\ i'l'ia.'i: the week-end with Mr. In Palis, Tex. Mr. iintl Mis. Uoy StoluiUKh spent Krlilny In Memphis. Mr. und Mis. I'arkrr Howcn nnd family mid Mr. and Mrs J. II, Whllakcr anil family spent tliunks- Hiving with Mr. Itowen's nnd Mr*. Whllnker's piiicnl.s, Mr. ami Mrs J. If. lidttTii ul Whlllon. Also nt the Hdwcn's was nnolhcr daughter' Mrs. G, D. MiiBt'e. the llev. Mr. 1 MiiRei 1 nnd sun. Clindy, of Carlisle, aiul u son, Mr. i\ml Mr.s. lOlmer Uowen and fiunlly of June.sboru. Mrs. lioli Clilssby of Ciirutlii'r.s- vllli 1 Is visit Inn her parents, Mr. nnd Mis. I'ut JJourlaud und fnmlly A variety .show, ".SiiinetlllnK Now j In Marionettes," was presented In th« lilfih Achool r.udllflrlum, -Monday morning. The show w&.i under the direction of Jiminle Graham of Mt. lMtm.iftt.1. ,' Mrs. Parker Howeii imd children, spent IMC week-end wllh (heir mother und Krnndwother, Mrs, J. IJIrd uf 1'ociilicmlcis. This is a general view of the tlnee-nlnrm fire which mined me lionic of the Volunteers of American, killing at six persons and injuring many others in Philadelphia, Pa. <NEA Telephoto.) Siamese Twins Joined At Top of Their Skulls INDIANOPOLIS, Dec. 3. (U.P.) —Doctors said today that no at- templ will be mifce to separate two baby boys, believed to be the onlj Siamese twins ever joined together at the top of their skulls. The twins were born Saturday to a Bedford, Ind., couple but the nature of the birth was not disclosed until last night. The Bedford physician who tie- Voters Reject City Garbage Collection Plan HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Dec. 3. (U.P.)—A private garbage collecting system wns back In effect, here :odny afler a special election yesterday marked by the arrest of three men for violation of election laws. By a vote of '2,989 to 2,386. Holj Springs voters repealed a recently-enacted ordinance setting up a municipal department of sanitation. The men arrested were Earl WHhrow, vrCsidcnt of the Indc pendent Garbage Haulers ASSOCLJI lion; G. M. Hutchingson. an of ficial of the association; and Rice 1 Cooper, a Negro. They are free on bond today. | President of Rotary , Urges Support of UN STUTI'GAUT. Ark., Dec. 3. (UP) — Ilotury inlet national President S. Kcmlrick Guernsey of Jnckson- ville, pin., ha.s urged support of the United Nations, at least until something better conies alone. Guernsey told Stuttgart, Ark,, Rotarlans yesterday: ndlcnted (hut the suYplu.s hunts issue will corm: under discussion. Men n while, the State Ul^nwuy Commission |ms announced Ihul 11 n tends to make u "hust ditch" right, lo [irevt-nt the counties Jrom gel tins Du- nrtditloiuU (utirts. II. C. Kreoze of the County Judges Association said ol ihe members nrr determined lo inish the issue to ll.s conclusion. Some 48 nullities have filed AIUL In l>ula.slci Chancery court clmr^- ing thul the money \vn.s nlloti'd LO them by Hie 1947 Icglstntuvc. Illsli- \vfly Commission Attorney Ni»ill j JlohlmgcL snUI the snll Us wilhoiit ToutidatiotL He .said At'l 100 of the legislature provides ih;U the fhfil $3,000,000 uf the htahwny innds K° L ' S to tlic ^'.ale and iho ne.xi £2,000,000 goes lo the counties. "The conn ties nlready iiave lli<-ir $2,COO,000 lor ibis year," BohlliiRcr said. The highway attorney Ihri-atem-d to resign ycMcrduy, had a compromise \vlih Ihe counties been suggested by Ihe highway commission. The suit was filed by Little Rock Attorney Leffcl Gentry. tt'iuk niter being confined lo her home with (he flu, Mls,s Merle llyuls, n : l .udnU ul Mctluullst Hospital Schnol of Nursing In Memphis spent the wn'k-ond with her piui'ul.s, Mr, and Mrs. J. K lt\'nls nnd family. Hulph Kobliisoii Riltl M>n, Terry, .spent Ihe holidays In Forrest Oily with his imreiHSj Mr, and Mr.s Frank Uoblnson. Mr. it nil Mrs. Herman Mi'Dsink'l und Mr, niul Mis. linn Giifflu of Pacific ' was 67 i bv his wife, four daughters and "The UN Is the only compact organization with the power to onilavv war and with the means of settling international disputes." } fnur"s'ons" The Rotary president pleaded for I ' 'J . patience with the international'— . . u Bovernment. Commondry to Meet "Arc we to expect," lie ask"ci. "that the UN wilt be able to sc 1\c The Olivet Commnmlry Crrtwfortlsville were the •Snn- d:iy of Mi, und Mv.s. Arnold Mi'Dan- lel. John Kills Klslnntkn, who uttondh Arl;;in.sns Tech, nt IIiLs-sellvlilr, spent Ihe hnllttay.s with Ills pa re n Us, Mr. and Mrs. I'elc Klslnmlet 1 . Misses l-^unta Jerome inul Mury Mnrtha NViulswoilli spent tSundtiy hi Memphis. Kdwnrd G. Smith of Memphis, ncoLiipnnltitl l>y Paul Johnson of Two Lukes, Minn., uiul Memphis, the weck-(M)d with his mother. Mis. W. I- Wiulsworlh. Clitirlos Ilnrnden. who nttcnds Ihc Universlly of Missouri, Cohimbiu, spent Ihe ThunksglvlnK holiday with his mother, Mrs. Almu Ilimi- iden and family. John ICIUs, son of Dr., und Mrs N. U. Kills. WHS li.slcd on Ihe Denn'h ,,,.TKTT..^ ,-,,-. .11-. -y hsl denoting heller than nvcragi i ,U W P*-^.rjirSrV.^.rhcS «*<*«™» «* »«™™* ^ *«* jlici-c today for X,nck K. Nobliif " l "J" " a >" m s>ci. >oi 101 i):).\s n I who clicti in a .lonesboro hospUal ^mm» ,•;.' ,., ,. „, , , Bltfr homo .struck by a Missouri Mr. nn.l Mrs. W. L. \V«(|sworll» nn Victim of Train Buried ino struck by a Missouri "" •"'»'""•-•• ••."• "»«»«'" •" "" iwllch engine Momlny Hci '"'""V wcre , 1110 «"«'•' "', M '' '"' ycnrs old nnd is sin vlveil 1 M ''*- M - u - KlllMli &i»ulny I", Doltoi and Mrs. Siimucr Retenol ^Voocl I'riHhirts Pained chiefly as a manufactni'i ol llglll-s. one U. S. inatcli con disputes and differences of years [ meet nl 7:30 tonight In f.x MnsonK I puny nlso Is llin lni« cllstiilnil standing in only tivo-imrt-a-' half j Hall, Haberl E Blaylock, .«crcl»ry, i of toothpicks, clothespins, nml olli years time?" I nnnounccd today. • wooden items. Despite Hie arrests. Mayor T. Ricks said he believed . Earlier. livcred them by Caesarian section I election was an honest one. said'the babies have "a common I he had charged that the refci en- above the hairUne and head top of the tmuous." the the hairUne two'' skulls are con- Ark-Mo Gets Permit for Line to Corning I.ITTLJ3 ROCK. Ark.. (U.F.) — The Arkansas Western Gas Co. of payettevllle today held the dum represented the first effort of the Leo !'. McLaughlin organ- . izallon to stage a comeback Garland County politics. in ! Motorist Ordered Held uec. 3 i Following Child's Death aitliorltv°to"build" n^x-inch "pipe-1 (U.P.) — Woodrow Compton. 29- line to "serve Rogers and Benton- year-old Brinkley man, was [re *_ . c . " j .... on hon(] today after being held to the St. Francis County Grand Jury yesterday on a charge of ne o sre ville. 'Permission was granted yesterday by the Arkansas public Service Commission. The Commission also granted the Arkansas Missouri Power Corp permission to build an 83- kv line from Success to the Arkansas-Missour line and to add another circuit to line between Corning and Success. The line will serve the Magnolia Pipe Line Co. pump station in Missouri. involuntary manslaughter. The charge followed the death of Marion Virgina Thompson. 11- niDiitli old child, who died of injuries received in a three-way car crash in which Compton was involved. The baby was riding witll her grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Akcs of Madison. Good things come in imall package* . . . and if you wont to delight tha "lady in your life" try on? of these small appliances! • HOT BOY • A Quality Space Heater for Homes, Stores, Offices —Circulated Even Heat— Gives These Fine .Advantages: 1. Precision built 2. Fully automatic Control 3. For all types gas, including LP. gas 4. Beautiful finish 5. Low-priced 6. Economical operation This new, (op-ptrforminu gas-fircd space heater is available for manual operation or with folly automatic and safety controls. A 18" low sp«d, hljch »lr volume fan — provides even clrcn- latlon of heat. Ideal for single ROOT homes and apartments of 3-5 rooms— it is equally efficient in stores, shops and offices of all kinds. 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