The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 6, 1948 · Page 8
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PAGE BIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, JANUARY 6, 194S FBI Seeks Heads Of Gun-Runners 'o/ice Arrest Two Believed To Hove Helped Rob Jeweler of TNT ShipiMnt to Palestine Continues Underway NEW -YORK/ ton. t <UP>-FBI »jeht today wugbt the leaders ol * contraband'-arms ring believed responsible for the attempted ship merit of. 65,000 pounds of TNT to Palestine. The federal men sealed off for Investigation a Bronx warehouse from which the explosives were se: to a Jersey City pier for shipment to Tel Aviv and Haifa in boxes labelled "heavy machinery." They were anxious to question 14-year-old engineer, Philip Aliicr who has been missing since the TNT was discovered accidentally Satur day when one of the orates spli open as it was being loaded nboart the S. S. Executor. Alper's name linked to the ship ment, when cards bearing his nam were discovered In the office the warehouse from which a truck ing company official said the crate of explosives were picked up. Two Jewish United Nations cor respondents from the Holy Lan who' shared Alper's apartment, to! Investigators that they liad sec nothing of him since the contraba shipment was uncovered three days BBO. U. S. District Attorney John F. X. McGohey Is gathering evidence In the case for prosecution, of the shipper for falsifying an export de- cliratlon of an arms shipment. Pe'i- jall sentence np to 10 Shelby County Deputy Held in Girl's Death MEMPHIS, Tcnii.. Jan. «. (UP> —A Shelby County deputy sheriff was scheduled lo appear hi City on QUINCY, 111., Jan. 6. (UP)—PO-* ce today arrested two men, bc- cved to be members of a gang hich entered a jeweler's home at unpolnt. terrorised his family and orced him to accompany them to is slorc to open the vault. The gang obtained several thou- ands of dollars worth of jewelry nd Bcnis. The I wo men wore identified as Yank pcbole and John Volk, both yf Pcoria, 111. They were arrested Her a statewide alarm was sound- d Tor the men who robbed Jeweler R. M. Hurdle. They were captured at Rii-shvitle, I s II., by state police who had ceased hem for several mites. In (heir car, police found $328 In cash, a ady's wrist watch, 29 men's and women's rings, and a quantity of diamonds in a leather sack. Four men forced their way Into Hurdle's home at gunpoint shortly | been Injured at .Suburban Raleigh. after 8 p.m. last nlghu M least one , Hospital attendants said th c boy 1 * other man was believed lo have conc Uti O n wns "critical." walled in a car outside. The gang herded the jeweler, his wife, and their 10-yenr-olrt ter into one room. They demanded thc .keys to his store downtown and | the combination of the vault. Two Gu:ird Family j Hurdle gave the men Ihe keys | and the combination. Then the gang put adhesive tape over the mouths and eyes of the Hurdles. Two stayed to guard thc family while the other's went downtown Furniture Costs Will Go Higher Wholesale Buyers In Chicago for Mid-Winter Meeting CHICAGO. Jan. 6. fUP) —Whole today found furniture 5 Boys Nabbed With the Courts After Wave Of Vandalism lo the store. "While liolclhiK us. In two men looted the hou.se far money tmtl jewelry," Hurdle told [minorities. "Pretty soon the men cnme back from the store. They snld they daughter. "They decided lhat f should SO to thc store with them to open the safe." Thc bandits removed from HurXVs fiice and 16 blocks lo the store seated between them. After Hurdle opened or the men. they looted the tape drove the with him years and a fine of $10,000. The .couldn't open tie vault even, thmish State Department banned shipment j I had given them the right com- of Arms to the Holy Land .last blnallon became I was ivrrntd of month i lvl ' at thcy m 'B ht tl0 lo my wlfc " [The American Export Lines, which owns the ship aboard which Hie explosive was discovered, announced that two if Its' other freighters are now en route to- Palestine and that they have been 1 Ordered to search cargoes lor any similar illegal shipments. • Dtnlei Owning Warehouse PARIS, Jan. 6 IUP)— A spokesman for the office of Julius Chen- d«r declined .tqday. to make any «t»tein.ent on report.-; that Chendcr wts th* owner of a New York warn, house connected with a large store of "TNT seized while being shipped to Palestine. The spokesman said Chendcr planned to Issue a statement through the American Embassy here. Embassy officials said they had not seen Chender nor did they have ai\> knowledge of his intended slatc- ment. Chender Is associaled with the Michel Racine establishments, lo cated In the working class suburb of St. Denis. Court late lotiay on a charge of: sa | P buyers reckless driving lit the traffic death i prices five to len per cent higher of n slx-yenr-old girl who was killed , t| 1!u , ) as t July—but the pieces were by the deputy as he sricd to an-' prettier and offered more variety other accident Investigation. i f Ol . the small home. Snndy-hntrcd Eleanor Stensrud ; The storekeepers who began shop- was killed Instantly as she stepped ping for Spring and Summer lines ]out from behind a bus In front of i were among the 20,000 signed up .speeding official car driven by I for » two-week shopping spree at deputy Sheriff O. J. Billings last the Mid-Winter hom e . furnishing night. She was the second Mem- I market. phis traffic victim of 1348. j The DUycrs met wlth , clit j ca i Billings was en route to fat. Jo-' shortage of bedroom and dining seph's Hospital to investigate an rooln furniture and a prediction earlier accident in which elRht-1 tnrvt manufacturers would continue year-old Braxton Mcl.cmorc _ -had to f[ ,n on their goods to retailers. John C. Wagner, furniture merchandise manager for MonlRotnery Ward and Co., made the prediction. He told a furniture mart meeting that business would remain good and lhat supply would have a hard time catching up to demand. Principal pressure conies from the record rate of marriages and births, he said. Pent-up demand, a high national Income, more new homes, and better looking furniture also contribute to the demand. Spokesmen for the- wholesalers said that steel and fabric shortages still plague the Industry,- but that lumber shortages ar e disappearing. Most .salesmen agreed with the five lo 10 per cent Increase In price reported by Wallace O. Oilman, general manager ol the merchandise mart. Chancery I 13 Survivors 'O/ Shipwreck Are Rescued ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. «. (UP) — Police disclosed today they tud arrested five youths, all sons of prominent parents, and charged them with disorderly conduct and vandalism In connection with the wrecking of a score of automobllefl and damaging of • church during last weekend. The youths ranged in age from 16 to 19. Their fathers Include the pastor of * Baptist church, an attorney, an official of the Southern Railroad, and an official of the Calvert Iron Works. Police said all the youths had confessed to the weekend of vandalism during which they wrecked cars, disrupted power service and invaded and damaged fashionable St. Philip's Episcopal Cathedral. Most, of the cars molested were late models and damage was estimated In the thousands of dollars. An estimated 15 detective* had Men assigned to track down the vandals, and Homicide Department xrlx had searched the wrecked cars for fingerprints and other clues. O. W. Faught v«. Tavi» Faugh'-, suit for divorce. Circuit N. O. Moore vs. Mrs. N. H. Moore, et al, suit for 1200 damages In auto collision. Read Courier Newt Want Ad:. jewelry and gems. Then they rove back lo his home, picked up ae Vxindits who had remained on unrd and fled In two automobiles. Police snld that the Hurdlos, who oiiucrlv lived in Indianapolis, were ot harmed during the flour or lore that 11 took the gang to complete the thett. FBI Also Seeks Three Bandits in Tennessee MURFREESBORO, Tenn., Jan 8. (UP)—The FBI has entered th nearch for bandits who terrorlzec this area during the weekend and KOD1AK. Alaskii, Jim. 6. (UP) — Thirteen shipwreck survivors were expected to arrive at, the naval bii.se here today after a daring Coast Guard rescue party took them off Ice Cape Kanatak on the rugged Alaska coast. The Coast Guiird crew landed Ihroimh a ragius surl one mile from the cape where the Motorship Silencer went aground Jan. 2, and made it-s way over treacherous Slacicr ice to the survivors huddled in the shelter ol rocks and crude tents. Two women and a six-year-old boy were among the shivering sui- vlvors. Five of them had frozen feet and all suffered from frostbite and ' exposure in the sub-zero weather, the vault I The Coast Guardsmen carried them it.s trays' t o shore boats and put them aboard Read Courier News Want Ad&. Thru 12 Freezing Winters THEQUmiUHER fcav* UMd thla far coughs *f CHEST COLDS The Quintuplets have always relied on Mu&terole lo relieve coughs, sore throat and aching muscles of colds. Musterole iJu/antVj/start* to brinK wonderful, long- lasting relief! It actually helys break up painful wrfac* congestion. In S Strengths: Child's Mild Musterole, Regular and Extra Strong for grownups. At all drugstores. MUSTEROLE AUTO UPHOLSTERY SHOP At LEE MOTOR SALES, Inc. 307 East Main Street Phone 519 Ves, we do all kinds V auto upholstering, using omy the most durable and pleasing materials. We make seat covers, tailored to fit your cushions. Also door panels, back panels and arm resta that will bring added comfort and real charm to the interior of your car. We also do headlining, sedan top-decking and convertible tops. We rebuild truck seats, fit rubber mats; cut. fit ana bind back seat carpets. We also do heavy duty custom sewing. Let your Auto Upholstery troubles be our troubles. Our annual Christmas and holiday special: Price reduction en all services and materials. Come in for estimates. It Is a pleasure to serve you as our work will be a pleasure to you. Thomas J. Lilly & Son For the Best in Tailored Auto Trim the Cutter Clover and the Navy tug Motaco. The rescued included three Navy men from the Motaco who were cast up on the cape when their surfboat was i'iislicd to pieces in :< Vets May Reinstate Insurance Until July 1 IJTTLE ROCK, Ark., Jntl. 6. (UP)—Veterans who have dropped, their GI Insurance now have until July 31 for reinstatement o[ Ihclr policy, according lo Joseph B. Theobald, regional insurance officer of the Veterans Administration. Until that date Insurance may be reinstated with a comparative health statement and payment of two monthly premiums Gets Levee Contract LITTLE <UPI—Thc ROCK. Ark., Jan. 6. Ben M. Hogan Con- Sunspots Censored War censorship not only clnmpc'i lown on weather reports licre on earth, but also on the sun. Bernusr. disturbances on the sun affect radio reception, sunspot nctivitv was a military secret during World W.ir II. swapped shots with police during an 80-mile-an-hour chnsc Sunday. The FBI learned that the car l " Skonbcrg, Mrs. Avn Skoubcrg. Calvin Skonucrg, 6. Arthur Skonbert:, : Don Skonbcri;, Willinm Skonbcrg, I ^ , all ol Chignik, Alaska, and Cap*. Axel Carlson. Jacob Osbckoff and Bert Larson. The three nnvy men were identified us Lt. <jg>~ E. J. Krctochvil, Washington. D. C., and enlisted men E. W. Kelly and S. J. Homola ol the tU5 Motaco. Arkansas Counties May e ™"tt len" Buy Liability insurance men are still somewhere in this] vicinity and that one of the three I LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. Jan. Is .either dead or wounded from I (U.P.)—Arkansas counties may Ic- pollce fire. I gaily purchase liability Insurance levee construction jobs It: icker Lake Levee District ol erson County. The district is Arkansas River adjacent to Pine Bluff. Hogan's bids on the three projects, opened yesterday at the Little Rock District Engineers office totaled $181.210. •?•#?. -.>>;.! under provisions of a 1947 law Atty. Gen. Guy E. Williams rulec today. In an opinion to Faulkner Coiin ty Judge Roy Sims. William pointed out lhat counties carr> ing such Insurance can bring d rect action against insurance com panics in uses of "injuries" cause by negligence of county employes. Arkansas Security Division Of Blytheville .ANNOUNCES THAT Le Tourneau Technical Institute of Longview, Texas . . . . Offers training and job opportunities for Veterans of World War II. with a minimum 10th grade education and non- veterans with m hlph school education. Reserve a place for yourself in our growing industries with an Industrial education at LeTourneau Technical Institute of Texas. Ample livlnjc facilities for single trainees. Accredited courses on hiRli school and college levels provide full veterans subsistence. Trainee openings in Machining and Welding Engineering'. For further information contact the Employment Security Division between now and Jan. 7. A LeTourneau Technical Institute representative will be in the following towns on the designated time and date for a personal interview with those interested. BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH Phone 3151 Batesvillt . .. Newport . Walnut Rldgt Joncsboro . .., Paragould . ... Bljlhcville . ...9:00 AST, Jan. 5 ...2:00 PM Jan. 5 ...9:00 AM Jan. 6 ...2:00 PM Inn. fi ...9:00 AM Jan. 7 2:00 PM Jan. 1 EARN WHILE YOU LEARN! FARM ( LOANS Home Office, Newark, N. 1. I.ONC TERM mOMPT CLOfINO LOW »AT« CALL. WRITE OR SEE RAY WORTHINGTON VIS S. Third St., Blylhtvr.lt, Ark. Serving This S--'ti<'n 'V Yp;ir* Auiharlred Morlgttg* Loan Solicitor tor THE PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA WATER . LET'S FACE IT AF WE tike a pencil and pad and jot down all of our assets, most of us—if we are deep-down honest about it—will discover that our life insurance is just about all we own which our family can rely upon in a substantial way for ready funds in a sudden emergency. Over a period of 56 years millions of policyholders in the Life Insur- ance Company of Georgia have had the satisfaction of thii reassurance. A friendly Life of Georgia Agent will be glad to consult with you at •ny convenient time on a program of protection for you ami your family. is essential to your STUDEB AKE RS CHAMBLIN SALES CO. T} Sal«i STUDEBAKER Service Enjuy safety and peace of mind through regular car inspection. • Put in Good Running Order TO • New Paint Job ** Check Electrical System Good Health- A 9 Hrake L'i'Imr anti Steering A good (election of new and used truck! Also, a number Y? at law model used can . , »H guaranteed! £ R STUDEB AKE RS I »< Ash 8tr«U f m Ch»mblin Dial 21 »5 Bill Chamblin 1 -and- Good Health is Largely Dependent Upon THE OLD RELIABLE • SINCE 1891 District Office Borum Blclg. 203 West Main St. WATER- Drink Plenty oi It Bathe Frequently Water It Your Cheapest and Best Commodity! Blytheville Water Co BERNARD ALLEN, Manafer "Water Is Your Cheapest Commodity" "No (hanks, I'll ride with Red ... He has his vei>al work done at T. I. SEAY MOTOR COMPANY!" First National Insurance Agency FOR COMPLETE PROTECTION Phone 2311 108 North 2i\d St. \ BILL WILSON CHARLES BITTNER

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