The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 19, 1947 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 19, 1947
Page 5
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FRIDAY, DECEMBER Ifl, 194T Pilot Says Hitler Fled from Berlin Trial of Luftwaffe Officer Interrupted After Escape Related ' WARSAW, roland., Dec. 19 (UP) — • The trail of Ernst Baumgnrt. a Inrmet Luftwaffe ofllecr, was interrupted by a 42-dny nrtjournmont yesterday utter lie told n war crim-; court he flew Adolf Hitler nnd Eva Braiin to Denmark Just before Berlin fell to besieging Russian forces • BauniRart. 32, was declared sane alter « psychiatric cxainlnnllon two months ago but the adjournment ^ i°- ?!" Mt '° cnl ' ry m( - ""-'her Investigations. Baumgart lesil!ied he flew Hitler and his mistress-bride out of Ber""• on April 28, 19,5. landed at Magdeburg to avoid allied air (idil- ™rll*» Went °" to Denn »"*' on The plane | aild(Ki 4!> , ni|( , s Nm , (h Northern Judge Raps Southern Justice and New 'War' Impends BLYTHEVILLE (AttK.) OOURfKR NEWS PITTSBURGH. Dee. It Allesheny County Plea» Judge Samuel Wels* loosed a verbal "Georgia Justice" »nd ocu lu extradite * 26-year-old escaped convict to the Southern itat« (UP)— the grounds that It would "b« sliin- Court Ing his death warrant, yesterday against refused to of the Eider River, Baummrt *ald He testified Hitler and Eva waited 30 minutes for another plane, which picked them up and set out for an unknown destination. Hitler paid him off with check Jor 20,000 Relchsmarks drawn a Berlin bank, Baumgart said. The filer Is charged with coranilt- llns war crimes white on the staff Oswleclm con- Allied Investigation Into Hitler's established to the, intelligence agents of the Infamous ccnlralion camp. n last days has that he and Eva BraurT killed them! selves in the Berlin Relchschnncel- lory air raid blinker agoiit 2:30 p m on April 30. 19*5. They hid been mnnied (he nlRlvt before. The cast involved James Moreland, allan Jacob Head, of Bulls County, Ga., who fled Greenville Penitentiary hospital, Cairo, On, In the Spring of l«4« after servlnR three years of « 13-year term for a 130 burglary. Moreland, • Negro, was arrested here last June and wa* held » 5 a fugitive. Judge Welsj, who gained pronii- nence In football circle.! an a tialloii- al professional league referee (recil Moreland In a burnlne 51-paae opinion. "Until Ihe lime comes. . when • II men are considered eflual. . regardless of race, color or creedI ' the opinion aaid, "thin court cnnniit come la any other conclusion but that James Moreland will suffer death by torture, lynching or murder upon his return to Georgia." North Deserven It "Kate" ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 10 (UP) — Georgia Prison official* said the slate of Pennsylvania deserved UK fate til freeing and keeping Jacob Head, 25-year-old Negro who claimed he would tuce death if returned to this slate to complete a prison sentence, Bull* County aulhoilllei said lie was "Hie damdest, sorriest Negro we ever hod and a one-man crime wave." Director Chmles A. Williams of the Georgia penal department salrt he did not erne to "dignify the attack of Pittsburgh Judge- Samuel Weiss who Isunl a Sl-pnge blistering nllnck on this state's prison system. Williams snld the laws of this stale themselves denied the Judge's charges tlmt G com In convicts wore chains. Former Governor .Ellis Ar- iinll put across a prison reform program outlawing shackles, stripes and any form of corporal punishment. The |CK«1 punishment lor Incorrli;- ihles now Is confinement. ID a thick-walled, wooden Isolation cell with no windows, a wooden bench and a six-Inch terra cotlu pipe for ventilation. William* spread out the F.B.I, record on HNid. .showing lie WHS convicted of live burgliirleii In Dulln County, four of them after he w«* paroled for Ihe original |JO dollar burglary. | But. authorities said he obtained the parole from th* first offense by promising to Join the Armv «»rt then backed down on Ihe nni. mlse. Heart told Pennsylvania authorities he Imrt seen a convict, killed In the Cowela County and Orady County camps. Williams said 'a check of records showed no prisoner ever hart been killed or even died of a natural cause In the Cowela Camp and none tm was killed In the Cirarty Caini>, J. Bryan Hatchett, asslslant ill- rector of prisons, said he recalled that when a New Jersey Judge once refused to extradite a prisoner l« Georgia, the tucttlve raped ami killed an expec.lant mother and w»s clcclrociiled In that stale. Read Courier Newi Want Ads. Orw-Sfbry Firthouses Doom Brass r»o»t NKW ORLEANS (UI'l-Mml the »molie.e«tl..K fir, horM8 v.nlslrtd hen firemen's red nuspcnders. TJ^ lat«Bl senlhnenlal casualty around wo ocal fhehouses U the tr.dl- tlonal brass pole. .m h L b "" tl """ f - 'w' 1 ' outmoded, »W be replaced by on*.slory. up- lo-da e structure which e>'en «-II contain blowers („ dry the w g«rb of fiie-flghtcrs ..|'n he n *, b ' w " <;e o' » urcimd floor Th« fomout Sprue. . . . hoi* |w«ll—d M t not dry out! ALL SIZES - ALL PRICES *- OftDfft CHRISTMAS TURKtYS NOW . . . PICKARD'S GROCERY ft MARKET l*4t Ohlckauvk* TONIGHT is MEN'S NIGHT at WHITSITT'S Every Sales Person Will Be on Duty From 6 to 9 p m FOR MEN QNIY all gifts will be beautifully wrapped FREE of charge (we know it is hard for men to wrap gifts, so let us do it for you!) MEN'S NIGHT SPECIM: COME ONE! COME ALL! BIG, SPECIAL CHRISTMAS SHOW at the Plenty of 15 Denier Hose in 51 & 54 gauge. In Black Beauty, Brown Magic and Mistique. ROBES- We have plenty of them! Another big feature of men's night'! Prices fromVo.5>5. BnuOfnl In Crepes, Satin, Velvet, Cottons, Quilted and Robe sels with Pajamas f» match. No worry about size. W. will alter them to fit WITHOUT CHARGE. t Make WHITSITT'S Your Christmas Store We still have plenty of SLIPS. GOWNS, PAJAMAS and PANTIES, all from leading manufacturers. VANITY FAIR, BARIHKON, FISCHER, WARRV BARRON, SEAMPRUF. WE KNOW SHE'LL WANT ONE OF OUR LOVELY BAGS C ° lf ' . AH the new colors, _ Just a Few Suggestions to Make Her Christmas Happy: Handkerchiefs ... Jewelry ... Eisenberg Pins . . . Scarfs . . . Bogs . . . Nelly Don Dresses . . . Evening Dresses Everything for My Lady's Christmas! It's Men's Night Tonight . . . You can have the store to yourself tonight . . . No ladies admitted-Come in and join the fun! MISS WHiTsrrrs SHOP Miss Whitsitf s Shop Will Be Open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Nights RITZ THEATHER Monday Morning, 10 O'Clock Doors Open 9:30 a.m. ALL-CARTOON SHOW Featuring Your Favorite Cartoon Characters * BUGS BUNNY * LITTLE LULU POPEYE THE SAILOR And Many, Many Others ADMISSION: FOOD Meats - Fruit - Vegetables - Bread Cakes - Canned Goods This show is being sponsored by the BLYTHEVILLE JAYCEES and KIWANIS CLUB. This food will be given away at the Jaycee and Kiwanis UNDERPRIVELEGED CHILDREN'S big Christmas Party! Don't Miss This BRING YOUR NEIGHBOR BRING FOOD!

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