The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 14, 1948 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 14, 1948
Page 10
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PAGE TEN BLVTHKV1LLB (ARK.) COURIER NEW! WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 7,300 Hindu and Sikh Refugees Slain In Spite oi Gandhi's Fast Seeking Peace for India NEW DELHI, Jan. 14. (U.P.)—More than 1,300 Hindu and Sikh refugees »-er« slain along with their Indian army escort when * train betting them to safety was attacked by West Punjab Moslems In training for th« Kashmir fighting, report* reaching New Delhi aald today. New of the massacre, one of tlie bloodiest since the mass migration of refugees was completed last year, reached New Delhi M the Indian cabinet went into emergency session to discuss peace terms demanded by Mohandas K. Gandhi to end Ills fast. Report* from the West Punjab 4 Mid the train, bearing J.400 refug- wc from the Northwest frontier provience to safety in the Hindu- controlled East Punjab, was stopped at Gujerat rail station 80 miles North oi Lahore. Gujerat Is one of the main centers for assembling, training and Three Rescued Seamen Require Hospitalization HALIFAX, N..S., Jan. M. <UP) —Twenty-seven wcnry survivors of _ _ _.. , . the flrc-ravagcd U. S. funeral ship intent to kill an 18-year-old wait- Glrl't Charget Result In 9-Month Jail Term HARRISON, Ark., Jan. 14. (U.P.) —Twenty-year-old Delmar Kllgore today faced R nine months Boone County prison sentence, in addition to a fine of $150 after having been found guilty ot assault, with equipping Moslem lighters and trll) amen for attacks on the Indian army base of Jainmu in Southern Kashmir Province. The Moslem fighters overwhelmed the Indian army on the train, killing th« men and abducting the women, these reports «aid only 100 passengers and three soldiers of the 61-man military escort reached the border. News of the reported massacre wai expected to have an effect on the deliberations of the Indian cabinet, called into emergency session by premier Jawaharlal Nehru aftcv Nehru conferred with the fasting Gandhi. Oandhl and Nehru talked for 90 minutes. It was believed that Gan- hl laid down in precise terms just what peace overtures the Indian government would have to make to the Pakistan government before lie would end his fast. There we're reports that Gandhi's fast which is taking the frail, SI year-old spiritual leader along the road to death, might preciplate a cabinet crisis if no government action is taken to assure peace. Gandhi continued his fast roll tine this morning; reading and" writing on the lawns of the palatial Biral Estate, but gave up his usual morning walk to save his strength. An announcement said he spent "n comfortable night and slept well." Waiting for the sun to warm the chilly air outside, Gandhi sat cross- legged on cushions within the house soon after arising and dictated articles for his weekly paper "Hari- jan." He also rend his mall, which average, about 100 letters daily, and went outside around 9:30 a. m. Gandhi's physicians, JlvraJ MehU and Miss Sushila Naycr, appealed to the public to retain from seeking Interviews because "it is essential his energy should be conserved." At his nightly prayer meeting. Gandhi said he would end his fast "if Delhi becomes peaceful in 'the real sense of the term." He said he did not cure how long It took for real peace to he established, adding "whether It takes one day or one month is Immaterial." Florida Jurist Heads Juvenile Judge Council BIRMINGHAM, Ala.. Jan. 14.— (UP)—Judge Walter H. Bcckhuii of Miami, who has never had an appeal taken from any of his rulings involving delinquent children today was president of the National Council of Juvenile Court Judges In a one rtay meeting here, the executive board of the councl named Judge Beckham to succcee Judge Enunelt perry of Binning ham. who was recently named so llcilor of the lOlh Judicial Circuit oi Alabama. I Judge Beckhnm, who i.s serving his Hlh year as judge of the Juve- 1 nile and domestic relations court of oseph V. Connolly said today mail fire In the hold .spread hrough the vessel in two hours and forced their abandonment of he vessel In the gale-swept At- antlc 1.000 miles cast of New York. The survivors arrived on the rescue ship union Victory. Immigration authorities put a tight security guard on the vessel, but some of tlie survivors shouted few of their experience from the decks. Three were removed Immediately to a hospital. They were Boleslaw Gor.skl of Philadelphia, wtio fell 30 feet back into a lifeboat as he tried to climb a ladder up the side of the rescue ship; Floyd II SolleVs of wiiitcvlllc, N. C., who was burnnd severely, and Leo) Sutnhlu of Ljvermore, Pa., who was suffering from shock. Doctors who met the rescue shi| said Gorskl had suffered a frac tured hip . The Connolly'.-. 45 crewmen and one passenger abandoned ship Into four lifeboats early Monday They rode heavy seas for 12 hours until they were sighted by Ah' Force search planes from Bermuda. The Union Victory picked up 21 of the survivors, and the Transport Gen. R. E. Dalian picked up the remainder and stood by the blazing funeral ship, •ess. A Jury deliberated two hours be ore finding Kilgorc guilty. Girl testified that Kilgore forced iier Into his car, struck her and atcr pushed her out on a Hard son street. Special Inducement* Offered New Nayy Men The TJ. 8. Navy Recruiting Substation in City Hall announced today that effective immediately, men enlisting under broken-service will SANDY POINT, Tex., Jan. 14 hcnceforce be given their choice of (U.P.)—Five of the 11 convict.*! transfer to receiving stations n who escaped from the Darrlngton tnret different locations for general Prison Farm after overpowering a Eleven Convicts Overpower Guard; Five Recaptured detail. Corny Deal GALLATIN, Tcllll, Jan. M. (UP) -Herbert Terry, a farmer, had neither corn nor his $1.335 toilay, but he did have his car back. A stranger alipronched Terry late yesterday, offering to sell corn and telling Terry to meet him beside a tobacco warehouse. When Terry arrived at the meeting place a masked man held him up and took the $1,335 and Terry's automobile. The holdup man later left the car parked on the public square. guard and taking his rllle were re- Thoj captured early today. The five were caught near cogdoches, .Tex., nearly 200 miles from the prison farm. They told police Officer Bennett Spradlcy that all oi the escaped men. one of them a convicted murderer, escaped in a car which they stole from a school house near the farm. Texas Rangers joined state and county |»lice in a mlle-by-mile searcli through southern Texas the six prisoners still missing. They may choose the receiving station nearest here or the nearest i receiving' stations located on either V, the East or West c r coasta. it Indicted For Slaying Small Son MEMPHIS, Ten))., Jan. 14 (UP) — Michael Orlando, 27-year-old air plane riveter was Indicted for murder yesterday for killing his two- year-old son, Wllliamm, last Saturday. Orlando also beat his other five- year-old son, William, last Sat- Orlando salt! that he bludgeoned the boys because his divorced wife refused to remarry him. Ex-Governor Accused TALLAHASSEE, fla., Jan. 14.— (UP)—Game Commissioner Ben O. Morgan .said here today that For- mcr Gov. Walter Edge of New Jw- scy and his son, Royal, have beea charged with violating federal wildlife laws. Morgan said Game Warden Thomas Liens had submitted to th» U. S. Department of Interior charges that Edge and his son shoi ducks on a baited pond after legal hours on their plantation near h»r* Murder Suspect Held MAGNOLIA. Ark., Jan. 14. (UP) —A preliminary hearing was being planned here today for B. A. Nix, 62- year-old carpenter, in connection with the fatal shooting of D. B. Booth yesterday. Booth, 68-year-old retired Magnolia farmer and oil land owner, died of gunshot wounds at a house which he was having built here. i A coroner's jury ruled that he had * or been shot by "parties unknown." Investigating officers said the two men engaged In arguments Monday and yesterday when Booth went to the house where Nix was working. Officers said Nix told them Booth was removing a rifle from his car when the shooting occurred. CALL 4627 For Lower Cost Insurance • HOME • AUTO • BUSINESS ' Arkansas Mutual Agency W. L. Tnmke, Mgr. Isaacs Bids., Blylhcvillc, Ark. Dade county, Florida, told the council that "I have always tried to adopt a friendly attitude in child and family-problems, allowing the children and parents to tell their story fully." The council passed' a resolution urging the appointment of specially trained judges to "deal with the Harriman Asks Tennesseeans To Support ERP CHATTANOOGA, Telln.. Jnn. 14 <UP>—W. Avedll Harriman, U. S. problems of dependent, neglected | secretary of commerce, told the and delinquent children, the home 71st annual dinner of the cliattn- and the family." The resolution also said that juvenile Judges should noogn Chamber of Commerce last night that all of the |jowcrs asked be paid on an equal basis with by president Truman to fight Inflr,- Judgcs of courts of general Jurisdlc- ' tlon arc needed vitally, tlon and they should be provided I Harriman said also that th c Eu- with a sufficient number of trained and qualified probation officers. Attending the meeting were Judges Harry L. Eastman of Cleveland, H. Blcek of Chicago. Chris Barnctte of Shrcveport, La., Ray Scott of Marshalltown, Iowa, Victor Wylcgnln of Buffalo, N. Y., Beckham and Perry. Read Courier News Wan I Ads. rojxjan recovery plan is on "Indis- penslble step" In bringing nboul "a stable peace." He added that although the plan will mean sacrifices for citizens of the United States, "the benefits to be galnec will far outwctghl immediate sacrifices." and ! Recruiters Here Sign Up Three Men Two , Pemlscot County men one from Blythevllle have enlisted in the U. S. Navy at the Navy Recruiting Substation here, Chief Petty Officer W. P. Fisher announced today. They arc Charley Athel Turner, son of Mr. and Clifford Turner of Caruthersvllle. Mo.; Philip Arlcn Hamra, soil of Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Hnnnn of Steele, Mo.; ami L.o\ii!s Willinm Rice, son of Mrs. Creda nice Buckncr of Dlythevllle. All will undergo recruit training at San Diego, Calif. IT WANT LJgHT ^i [FLUFFY BISCUITS 1 [THAT MELT IN k YOUR MOUTH ?/ ^^^••^ _.. -— ~\y -—_—si-—— ' f ^^ ALL VEGETABLE FOR HOSPITALITY SERVE COCA-COLA PCE-INVENTCCy JALE the Buy of the Year! Famous RAMBLER TOPCOATS By Hart Schaffner & Marx Medium Weight, in Blue, Gray and Brown. Regularly Priced at $50 Special Winter Trousers, Including Coverts, Flannels and Stripes, Drastically Reduced Leather Jackets Famous 'Windbreaker' Reg. $32.50 $24.95 Sport Jackets Stylish All Wool Models Reg. 17.50-37.50 $12.95-$24.95 Sport Coats All Wool Flannels Reg. $25 $19.95 Sport Shirts Assorted Rayons Reg. 7.95-13.50 $5.45-$8.45 Casual Shoes Leather Soles Reg. 8.95 $4.95 Pigskin Gloves Fine Quality Reg. 4.50 $2.95 Wool Gloves Leather Faced Reg. 495 95c Scarfs Solid Wools - Fancy Rayons Reg. 2.95 to 3.95 $1.45-$1.95 I. Sport Shirts Cotton Plaid Flannel Washable $3.45 Flannel and Rayon Bath Robes Reg. Price $12.50 15.00 2000 30.00 35.00 Special Price $9-95 12.95 ' 5 ' 95 22.95 27.95 Hats Plastic Felts by Knox & Stetson $3.95 Askjor it either way .... trade-marks mean the same thing. IOTTIED UNOE« AUTHORITY Of THI COCA-COIA COMPANY It COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO. of BLYTHEV1LLB O 1»'7.T>» Cnee-Ccla If It's For A Man, MEAD'S Will Have It

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