The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 4, 1947 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 4, 1947
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PAGV TWO, BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1947 Nazi Officials Get Life Terms War Crimes Court Convicts Gangsters In Hitkr Rcgim* NUBRNBEBO, Dec.' 4. (UP) — An American military tribunal today convicted 'an assortment' of Nazi Mlnlstery of Justice ofriclals of war crimes; »nd sentenced three to Uf« imprisonment Receiving ; life 'terms were Fran Schlegelberger, former acting minister of justice; Herbert Klemm a former Nazi state secretary and Oewald Rotliaug, Nuernberg peoples court prosecutor. The American tribunal Mild that Rothhauj — known • as" the "bloody judo" — was an "evil and sadistic man...any civilized country would have' Impeached him."' Curt Rothenberger,! also a former .state secretary, was sentenced to seven years -Imprisonment and Ernst Leuti, a public prosecutor received a 10-year, term. The court acquitted Josef Alt- sloetter, chief of civil law in the Reich's justice ministry,' or war crimes, but gave him five years for membership, in the SS. One Good Neighbor Day Observance Urged A proclamation by Oor. Ben declaring D»c. 7 -Oood r Day" wu received hare today co-incident -wlHi ^ an aa-' cr al thousand person* swarmed in- HOLY LAND (OonUnu*d from page 1) nounccment by Dud'Cuon Port 24 that the American Legion will encourage cotnmunlty-wlde observance of that day In BlythevUle. The proclamation- and .Legion statement are parti of a move originated by National Legion Commander James F.' CVNeil. o* New York to Increase unification of American people. Governor Laney's proclamation pointed out that this was the first time In seven years that the Peart Harbor anniversary fell on a Oun- d«y. It also itressed tt»at "at no time In history Us the unification of the American people more sorely needed to win the peace." the building, threw typewriters nto the streets and burned oUuf equipment. Armln Meyer, the D3IS chief; at absent at the time. His Iraqi taff fled through the back door and a the roof of the neighboring 81n- Md Hotel. A policeman who tried o halt the mob was Injured. The mob then surged down Rash- d Street, Baghdad's main tlio- FRANCE (Continued from Page 1) uon-commlssloned officer* of the detendant, Karl Engert, won a nits-) , , kers Un i e5 s martial trial because Illness forced him to ,„„_,, miss much of the trial Just ended. Wolfgang Mettgenbcrg was fcjnd guilty of "criminal legislation" nnd was sentenced to 10 years in prison The two years he has been In jail' will apply on Ills sentence. Wilhelm Von Ammon, n coun- sellor In the criminal legislation division, and Guenther JoOl. nn adviser to the Justice ministry, also received 10-year sentences. Judge James T. Brand, Salem, Ore., headed the tribunal which delivered the verdicts and pronounced the sentences. voluntary reserve corps were called UP Whcn the 1943 class is In service Prance will have increased ita armed forces fey 20,000 men since the Com rmmlst-led strikes began last month The secretary of interior's office said they could be used to replace strlk ers but not to quell strikes or llgh ' ' law was de lared. Powers Given To Premier The assembly and council of th Republic (Senate) gave Schumai lower to call up 80,000 men whei hey passed his "defense of the re lubllc" law over solid Communls ippositlon. Again early today, when the as sembly passed, 413 to 183, the las Negro Woman Arrested On Grand Larceny Charge Preliminary hearing for Rose Lee Hays, Negro woman charged wllli grand larcney was continued until tomorrow In Municipal Court, this morning. The woman was arrested by Deputy Sheriff Erwin Jones and City Police Charles Graham ycsterdaj and charged with the theft of $35 in cash and > .3.8 caliber plsto from t!.e home of another Negro Odle Thomas, at 512.Locust Street Preliminary hearing for three other Negroes, Jesse Lee Hill, Jesse Leer Bluett and O. B. Whirl, who were arrested in connection with the same theft, were also continued until tomorrow. Hill and Bluett charged with receiving stolen property and Whirl is charged with accessory after the fact. • Bonds for all four N,cgroeg were set at $500. \ • ' ' TT~• International Finance . Officer is Appointed oughfare, and wrecked arten of the British a kinder Institute. terday. M were kllled-H Jews University ot the South d 1(t iVv*lu -*n«4 wis^ra than 1 Mil * f _ Has Course tor Future :wenty-slx Iraqi and British children escaped unhurt. Kedifee Ship Unloads Quickly The crowd also stoned the Brtt- sh Airways office. The landing of the JewUh re- Jugee ship at Tel Aviv came as, a surprise to everyone except Hagana, which v»s waiting. Hagana, which las begun to cooperate more and more with the British, threw up >rldge to the ship and unloaded the 200 Jews In less than IS minutes. The Jews were placed In trucks »nd rushed inland by the Hagana men, . who were wearing military dress for the first time. Arabs watched the operation from behind barbed-wire barricades. An authoritative source said Sir Henry Guniey, chief secretary of the Palestine government, had admitted the Arab riots took the police and army by surprise. But he was, said to have announced that from now on, the peace will be kept. An American' consular official said preparations had been made to evacuate all United States nationals from the Holy Land, if necessary, but there was no Indication they would be put into effect immediate- la Arabs—and more than 100 weie wounded. These were divided ,boul evtnly between Jews and Arabs. The bloodiest fighting yes- orday wu in the "no-man's-land" wtween all-Arab Jaffa and all- Jewish Tel Aviv, • •The violence In, Jerusalem simmered down last night, u the seven historic gates, of the old city were locked, confining 30.000 Arabs •nd 5,000 Jew* inside the walls. British troops stood guard at the gale*. British troops moved into the area between Jaffa and Tel Aviv and armored cars prowled slowly about, looking for machlnegun nests, Most of the residents of the border krea had fled. A curfew had been Imposed on th* border area as well as Jerusalem, and Gurney was reported to have Informed Arab leaders that it would not be lifted until peace was completely restored. Gurney was said to have informed the Jews that he would keep the peace without the help of Hagana, their defense army. Jews and Arabs started berating each other. The Arabs accused the Jews of starting Tuesday's riots and said the British police acted in collusion with Hagana. Jews, the Arabs said, burned Arab shops nder the protection of the Jewish Wives of Clergymen SHAWNEE, Tenn., Dec. 4. tUP) —The University of the South has enrolled more than 20 young women In what It believes Its the first university course ever offered to trnln clergymen's wives. The school says the study deals with "problems »nd opportunities confronting the wife of the parish priest." Mrs! Robert M. Grant, wife of the New Testament professor, organized the class, ^WASBJNGTCN, Dec. 4.- .(UP'»— Secretary of Treasury John \V SnyderV;today appointed John W Gunter"to be deputy director the office of international finance ;• The::post is .a new position h .the Treasury Department. Guhte Is * native of Sanford, N. C. H Joined the Treasury Departmen seven years ago and was a forme instructor . at the University North Carolina. >nrt of the next section of Schu- nan's anti-strike program, the Communists were opposed solidly. Saboteurs and strikers who make armed attacks upon non-strikers would be fined up to M.400 and sent to Jail for 10 years under the new measure. The council of the Republic will meet today to vote on It. Strikers held the Vlerzon yards on the Pails-Toulouse rail line, forcing trains to detour. Traffic between Paris and'Dallas was slowed by the wreckage of the train that sabotuers wrecked near Arras yesterday, killing 20 and injuring 4fl/ The windows of the Communist Party offices in Paris were smashed Strikers stopped a train-at Bogigny threw .the engineer off backed hal the cars into the station and,tbolc the others back to the shed. Fifty strikers massed in front o the 18th precinct station In Part: ast night to demand the releasi if three Communists arrested fo .ticking up Communist handbill 'contrary to government Instruct ons." The police'held the men am dispersed the strikers. Vote il Ueceshre Strikers took control of the centra postoffice in Cannes, stopping out side telephone and telegraph 'corr nkmlcation. They left, the automat dialing system working for Cennes resident- '.'-•• The Paris-Geneva express wa stopped at Andersleu by strike who poured water on the boiler fire in the locomotive. A new locomotive was brought up from BoUrgen- bresse under heavy guard and the express started up again after, a three-hour delay. Over the screams and solid opposition of Communist deputies, the assembly passed the last-articles of the second section ol Schuman's Last night, a big Jewish lumber- ard at Haifa, Palestine's chief port, set on fire. Since it was near he Shell Oil Company's storage tanks, all fireflghting equipment In he area fought the blaze. Historic Gates Locked From dawn Tuesday until dusic lays Water Bonds HOT SPRINGS. Ark.. Dec. 4.— (UP)—T. J. Raney and Sons, IJttte Rock bond investment brokers bought $141,000 worth of Ho Springs water works bonds In open bidding In the resort city yesterday, The firm bid »122.000, The bonds complete a $697.000 Issue approved during the administration of deposed Mayor Leo p McLaughiiu. , Tricky Place Movie 'New Orleans' tanned in Memphis MEMPHIS, enn., Dec. 4. (UP) — The movie "New Orleans" was bailed from Memphis showings today because "It is a gambling picture made In the red light district of New Orleans." Lloyd T. Blnford, 80-year-old chairman of the city's Motion Picure Censor Board, said the film wa* banned by unanimous vote of the three-member board. The United Artists production, a Hollywood version of the birth of CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Dec. 4 (UP) — Chattanooga will be i "tricky" place Saturday and Sun day. About 50 sleight-of-hand ar lists from Tennessee, Georgia am Alabama are expected to alters the annual meeting of the South eastern Magicians' Association. We Suggest for Him; Nationally Known Hats-by ADAM v and CAMPBELL (Aqua Proof) $4.95-$15.00 Martin & Boydston (Joe Isaacs Store) jazz, features Negro trumpeter and [ band lender Louis Armstrong. The I board made no reference to Arm- | strong In its ban. "New Orleans" was the second United Artists movie outlawed here in recent months. Binford's board banned the-film "Curtcy" because It showed, negro and white children in the same schoolroom, and court action challenging the ruling is now pending. irogram just before dawn, 413'U 83, ' ' Essentially, the legislation pro ides that saboteurs and striker guilty of violence may be fined u o»8,400 and'sent to Jail from on 6 10 years. Half of these pene! les are prescribed for strikers wh keep non-strikers from working. Communist newspapers v may punished severely for printing lie calculated to disturb the public order. The same tiling applies to writers of Inflammatory speeches and propaganda. The Council of the Republic, the equivalent of a senate,'must pass them before they become law. The assembly began debatlon today on the third nnd final section of Schuman's program, which would permit him to purge Communlst- IrUlltrated security police units. Pepsi-Colo Company, Long /si ami City, N. Y. Franchistd Bottler: (Name oj local boltler to bf inserted Am) Franchisee! Bottler: Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Blytheville Practical, Useful, Thrifty Presents She'll Welcome! IIII 1,1111V DRESSES Gay and Sparkling as the Yuletide Season! ^^ Thrift'Priced for Christmas Giving! •V.-Y SET Santa Guards Your Purse-Strings! Here's Jutl What He Wanttl TOWNCRAFT* TIES 1.49 • Foulards • Crepes • Satins » Wool* A Christmas aeletlion that jost bubble* over with cheery new patterns. ,You can solve a dozen shopping problems right here. The men in your lif« Win rvn, about thefce swell ties. MORE TIES FOR MEN Wovta Figures, Prims. Stripes, Plaids! Here'* a lee— i*| selection of gay new patterns. 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All Year ' LUNCHEON SETS 2.98 Large 52" square tiblccloth with six napkin« . .. lovely all year log*, and perfect for Holiday tables! Printed fliiral »nd ribbon design in Hay color? 1 Beautiful Embroideryl PILLOW CASES '3.49.. Floral or "Mr. and Mrs," motifs are embroidered on fine eotlon for'pillow case* •ny woinin would He proud to UK lor Ut»! 42" T J6" *i*c. ID box.

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