The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 7, 1948 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 7, 1948
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PAGE SJIGHT BLYTHEVII^K (AKK.) COURIER NEWS Russians Silent On Jap Arsenals Captured by Reds, Arms Reported Used By Chinese Commies By Earnest Hoberecht (United Press Staff Correspondent) TOKVO.-Jan. 7 fUP>—Russia refused today to reveal to the Allied Council on Japan what she had doi.e with Ihe huge arsenals of the Japanese Kwantung Army captured In Manchuria, now reported to be In the hands of Chinese Communists. Msj. Oeii. A. P. Kisicnko, Russian i representative" on the council, .said | that Information on Manchuria had I "no bearing" on the situation in I Japan when he was asked about the arms by U. S, Representative! William J. Sebald. SebaJd raised the question when Kislenko accused the Americans of withholding Information about the demilitarization of Japan by refusing to schedule discussion on a Ilu.s- [ sian request for Information. Sebald told Kislenko that the! Russians already hnil nil MIC In-] formation. He then reminded the Russian member that no Informs-! tion had yet been made available! on the Japanese Kwantung Army which surrendered nit Its equipment to the Russians In Manchuria. Roils Got Jap Terms "It is Interesting to note that, recent 'press reports strongly suggest that a considerable quantity o( arms and munitions captured oy Soviet forces In Manchuria when the Kwanlung Army sin-rendered have found their way into the hands of the Communist Army," Sebald said. ."It Is clear that Information on j this subject of Ihe destruction and disposition of Japanese nrms in Manchuria would materially assist In clarifying these press reports. It would also enable this headquarters to make final comprehensive compilation of the disposition of all Japanese war materials and armaments." Kislenko told Sebald that the Americans in .seeking information on Japanese jir/us in Manchuria were demanding "information with regard to the territory which is not within the purview ot the Allied Council for Japan." Cannery Ship Pounded In Alaskan Waters Ameche's Name On Traders' List Six survivors of a crt-fool cannery vessel, Spencer, see their fhip pounded to pieces on the shore or Shclikof Straits, Alaska. The ship went aground January a In heavy weather and rescue attempts have been balked since I hen. TKrce Navy men were: also stranded when their smiboat was pounded to pieces In the rescue try. 'rim men can be .seen nt crnter on foam-washed nicks. tNKA Tclephoto.) WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7, 1948 HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Jan. 1.— trading or Brig, ocn. Wai-1 Murder Trial Begins lace H. Graham. Bacchcr also was 1 ' as^ed what Information th e department had about speculation by other government employe.'!. Committee members and Haccher would not dlscitss his answers. J—The first degree murder trial ot Walter Hild was due to get underway today in Garland Circuit Court. He was accused ol fatally shooting his estranged wife In a downtown Hot Springs restaurant j several months ago. He Runs Romania Livestock Defoliation of Cotton Theme for Conference FAYinTEVIIJjE, Ark., Jan. 7. (UP) — The second antuml cotton defoliation conference will be held In Little Rock Friday and Saturday, according to Dr. w. Hardy Tiiarp, senior physiologist with the U. S. Department of Agriculture at the University of Arkansas. He saW representatives will attend Irom agricultural colleges and experiment stations in states growing cotton, and from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and companies manufaculring defoliant • chemicals. Plans for carrying on research on a regional basis will be developed under the provisions of the research and marketing act passed by the last session of Congress. Cement is Purchased For Big Arkansas Dam LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 7. (UP) —A Chicago firm today held a contract for 270,000 barrels of cement for (he huge Hull Shoals dam project. The U.S. Engineers here yesterday awarded the contract to Universal Atlas Cement Co., of Chicago for $283,500. Delivery will begin this Spring and continue for about a year. Premier 1'etru oroza of lloimiina moved swittl.v to establish a "rjopnlai republic" lor the Cprn- munist-dominiUed nation following tfie abdication of young KmR Mich-iel. A temporary live- man council ot the republic was appointed unlil [he new president is elected. 1 Reserve Officers Meet Approximately 30 reserve Army officers attended a meeting of the Blythcvillc Chapter of the Reserve Officers Association last nipht at i the Fly-Inn airport restaurant, ! Two films, one on espionage and 1 the other a combat film entitled ' "On to Bataan." were shown. ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. Jan. 1. (UP) —(USDA) - ! LiV! stork j HOR.S: 7.(iOi); .saluuie 7,000. Market active, 75 lo SI higher than Tuesday's av.'iiiHC. milk good and choice ; 180 to 301) Ibs $2825-28 50; top $28.50, mostly for weights Mo Ibs and down. Few early sales. $28; IGi) lo 170 Ibs $27.25-2«.25; 130 to 15(1 IBS S2-I.EO-26.75; few. $27; 100 In 120 ibs ', $21.50-23.75. Good sows 45(1 ibs clown ' $M.50-$25; lew, $23.25 over 450 Ibs ; $23.75-21.50. StaBS $1750-51. [ Caltlc; 3.1CO; salable 3,MB: calves: ' l.OOJ. all sr.hible. Market lully steady, but .vomcivliat slow on steers. ; Di'.il.s confined to a feu- toads ot ' medium lleshed offerings at $22.- .'iO-2:i; tnuiliuin to pood lu'ik'i.s ;m't mixed yemlinus S19-27; cows active and fully sleady; a few «ond cows $18.50-20; common ami medium beef cows $15.50-17.50; cannon, and cut- i tcrs $12.50-15.50 i Auto Crash Victims' Conditions Improve Condition of Tom A. Little Jr. of BlytheviHe, who received serious facia] lacerations in an unto crash Saturday nl^hl near stcele, was reported Improvri! loil.-ty by his father. Tom A. Little Sr. Mr. Little is in Baptist Hospital in Memphis, where he underwent plastic surgery following the ticcUlenl, John While, son of Mr. ami Mrs. 1 Ben White of Btythevillc. who also was injured in the accident, was | dismissed frnm Wnils Hospitu! Mon(lay ami is recovering at his home. Fourth Army Commander Calls on Governor Laney LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. Jan. 7. (UP) —Oca. Thomas T Handy, commanding officer of the Fourth Army, was the honored finest at a noon luncheon here today following a cr.ll on Gov. Ben Luncy this morn- lliR. After lunch, I lie general's party vi.Mtcrt military installations in and near Little Rock before leaving by plane for Hiuon Rouge, La. The general's visit was a part of a tour oi Fourth Army installations in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico. Oklahoma and Texas His headquarters are at Port Sam Houston Tex, Wheat Specula tort Announced by U.S. Cabinet Member WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 , Don Ameche of California ««* named today on a list of wheat speculators asked by Senate investigators. The list did not give Ameche's profc.ssion or full address. It named 4,842 wheat speculators who were In the Chicago wheat future market on Seirt. n-20, 1947. The list was released by Secretary of Agriculture Clinton P. Anderson to the public and to con- Brossional committees Investigation speculation by "government Insiders" In addition to the speculators 515 other traders were Identified as hedgcrx. None of the persons named was Identified by street address, city or occupation. No prominent government officials were listed except Brig. Gen Wallace H. Graham, White House physician, and Edwin W. Pauley, whose speculative ventures already have been revealed. It was maiio public as Senatf investigators were forced to posy me until tomorrow their closed session questioning of a "mystery witness " The witness reportedly f s 111. Chairman Homer Ferguson R Mich., of the Senate Appropriations Graham is scheduled to be heard ' Friday In open hearing after test- I linony by Harold E. Slassen, Re-1 publican presidential aspirant. 1 Stisscn, whose charges prompted the Inquiry, has promised to tell all he knows about government (UP)— I[Officials who allegedly have .,.. u .. . .i, b i.uij im > c U5CU Inside knowledge on administration food-buying plans lo play the commodity markets. Forest Fire Losses Heavy During December LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Jan. t. (UP) —State Forester Fred Lang said today that forest fire losses In 1947 in the state's protected lands amounted, to 1.2 per cent of the total supervised acreage. Dccemljer lasses. Lung snid, were especially heavy with 365 fires huming over 2.814 acres, compared to only six fires in November. The state maintains tire protection on 128,630 acres. Fire Destroys Negro House; Damages Another A three-room frame home occupied by Andrew Hill, Negro, al 226 We^t Coleridge was heavily damaged early yesterday afternoon by fire believed caused by sparks from a flue. The lire began on the roof and ports of the roofing fell into the Subcommittee on Speculation re- at ' ic before the blaze was diseovcr- fused to Identify the witness. I etl - A " adjacent Negro house was Agriculture officials said that, damaged slightly. Bnili houses are owned by Mrs. O. fhonyo of Blylheville. Elks of State to Meet Even at Present Prices, Butter's Not Everything ST. PAUL (UP)—In'this asc. a Minnesota creamery is more than a bnttcr-makiiiR plant. A survey by the University of Minnesota fnrm school shows that more than 17 per cent of all srclcs of creameries In 10-16 were from other (him butler. 1 In I9:M. when the first, .survey ! was made, about ciglit per cent of I sales ware from sidelines. 1 Now. most creameries in the state operate ns feed and livestock stores, poultry and egg-marketing plants and most of them have locker systems. Fire at Brooklyn Pier Causes $1,500,000 Loss NEW YORK, Jan. 7. (UPI — A five-alarm fire destroyed a $1.500.- CM Brooklyn pier ami damaged two ships early today before it was brought under control by firemen and ship's crews members. Tho file was believed lo nave i ."tnrtcrl in merchandise piled at the i end of the pier. Persons in the vi- 1 cinity reported that a scries of | sharp explosions were heard, then ] flames enveloped the pier and i spread to the 8,489-ton Argentine i freighter Rio Parana and an oil I tanker tied up on opposite sides of ; the pie]'. | Some o[ the Rio Parana's 60 crew members leaped from the decks to . u.irgps alongside the pier to escape j the: intense heat. A number receiv- j ed minor injuries. Two persons were hospitalized with today's list, Anderson has published the names of all wheat speculators on which the department has records. But they said the records do not cover all markets or all traders. A spokesman said a new list naming all of the 5,500 corn traders on which the department has data will he released Friday. Ameche was listed as holding 90,000 bushels of wheat futures on Sept. n. He bought and sold 25,000 bushels on Sept. 18, sold 35.000 bushels Sept. 19 and sold another 35 OM Sept. 20. The Ferguson subcommittee questioned for nearly an hour late yesterday the top aide to assistant attorney general John F. Sonnett. chief of the justice department's anti-trust division. The witness. John F. Baecher, was asked about Information obtained by the FBI on the corn- Earliest legislation in Illinois on the trespassing of animals wa:; passed in !819. MANY RHEUMATIC PAIN SUFFERERS RELIEVED BY OLD SOUTHERN FAVORITE Two ^PiLpr.iU nsod famous n of Sou n folkn have C-^^i';J when i hum untie . N<> Ijcth-r hocnc-kiclp for relief of rheumatic p;iin ha.i l>eeix f<nni<l \vhen dnmpiiK.s.1 ami bad weather make your muscles fed 50 p.'ucifnl and sore, One Icaspooiiful of C-222i in water usually si,ir(3 to hrhiR grand comfort. nut! Ijlesyt'tl icliisf from thai vheunialic- jrain "misery." Caution: Use oulv JLS 'lircctcMl, Today— j^-L :i Iwllle of C-2223. Cmirirr News Want, Ads. | Road Courier News Want Ads. DAVID B. ANDERSON MASON CONTRACTOR Brick Work of Quality Boiler Work and Remodeling a Specially E. Davis St. Phone 4641 HOT SPRINGS. Ark.. Jim. 7. (UP) arc! M. Rynn. cxnlted ruler of —1.. A. Lewis, grmid exalted ruler j Hot, Springs !ixis;c. A meeting of of the Elks, \vill visit Hot Springs the state association will be licW Thursday, Jan. 22, according to Rich- ' here during Lewis' visit. L OPPORTUNITY In Blythcvillc, Arkansas To represent, the following manufacturers ;\s an official service repair station. The mamifnchirinK linos >ve offer arc it complete business. Electrical: The Electric Aatn-Llle Co. The I.cccc-Ncvillc Company The .American bo.seh Corp. Mallory Electric Company Magnetos: American Bosch Corporation J. I. Case Comjiany Thomas A. Edis'ou Comriiiny Eiscmann Corporation Fairbanks-Morse \- Company Scintilla Magneto Division Wico Electric Company Carburetor: /.cnith Carburetor Division Alarvfl-Schclilcr Corporation rile Tiltotson Manufacturing Co. The Holly Carburetor Corporation Gas Engines: Bri.«s A Slratton Manufacturing Co. Auto-Mtc: Plugs and Cable Eclipse Machine: — Bcn^ix Drives The Gabriel Co: — Shock Absorbers, Thermostats, Coil Springs Purol.ilor Corp: Oil Filters Auto-Pulse: — Electric Fuel Pumps Merchandising Lines Kins-Sccley Cnrn: Covernors Norma-Hodman: Rail Hearings Thr Pierre Governor Co.: Automatic Chokes The Wchlrnhorr Corp: Test K(|uipmcnl Tui^-Soll Lamp Works: Light Bulbs Requirements Automobile drive in service floor and complete repair jquipment for all products. Competent repair mc- :hanics. For Details: Write—H. T. Yales—Sales Manager. Automotive Service Co., Inc. 918 Linden Are. Memphis, Term. OLD FRIEND! MR. MARTIN ROBERTSON Special Representative of the KAHN Tailoring Company Will Be In Our Store Mon.&Tues. r Jan. 12-13 With a New Line of Spring Woolens in MADE-TO-MEASURE SUITS For Men and Women Mr. Robertson Will Be At Our Store in Steele Wednesday, January 14. HUDSON CLEANER iBIythcvillc, Ark. TAILOR CLOTHIER Steele, Mo. OUR MECHANIC KNOWS THE $64 QUESTION! If there's anything wronjr with your car, you ean count on him to find and repair it quickly and without unreasonable expense. Bring your car In today for (ree Inspection and estimate. We arc equipped lo do the best in auto servicing and repairs, using authorized TONTIAC METHODS! A COMPLETE STOCK OF PONTIAC PARTS AND AUTOMOBILE ACCESSORIES Smith Pontiac Co. 126 South Lilly St. Phone 4371 Savings at work here are loaned to home owners and are backed by one of the soundest types of security known...first mortgages on selected residential property. . PHONE 3545 FARM DITCHES PITCH BANK LEVELING PRIVATE ROADS ANY ., EXCAVATION S.J.COHEN Contractor LYNCH BLDG. BLYTHEVILLE ARK. FOR SALE TRACTORS and Equipment Now Ort Display At Our Lot [ t JOHN DEERE FARMALL ALLIS CHALMERS FORD All Sizes and Models q> We tan furnish equipment (or most of these tractors. If we lon't hare what you want, we can fi»t it for j-ou . . . THESE TRACTORS' AEE PRICED FOR QUICK SALE! See Us Before You Buy BUD WILSON AUTO SALES Corner Main & Franklin I'hune 2037 Hud Wilson .Joss Homer

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