The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 8, 1947 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 8, 1947
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w--, * PAGE EIGHT ULTTHEVn.LB (ARKT COURIER TOWB I i Troop Needs in Germany Studied U. S. Not to Increase Number of Men in Occupation Zones WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, (UP) — Hljh-rankliig gi'ncral staff officers saW j'Csleiclny there Is no likelihood Amerlcnu occupation troops In Europe will be Increased (is a result of expected British withdrawals. For one tiling, these sources said, the British iinvp more troops than they need in Germany. More Importantly, however, there Is no question of mnlnlnlnlng a balance of power In Europe because such a balance does not exist, they said. The Kusslnns. these officers state, have sufficient troops to overrun the entire continent quickly if they wish and the small British and American forces could not .stop them. , The Army looks'on Us occupation forces fn Germany and Austria largely as a force for maintaining order and not as a defense against »nv foreign power. Consequently some reductions in British forces would not necessitate any increase in U. S. troops Rolling Stones i I • American ofiicers are also or the opinion that reports of British withdrawals have been exaggerated in Ihe heat ot debate in Britain over financial difficulties. War Department officers do not anticipate any large scale Hrllish withdrawals from Palestine. They cay that the withdrawals from Greece Inng been anticipated nnd will be offset somewhat by American aid to Greece. : One liigh-rr.nking officer salrt that talk of British withdrawals upsetting the balance of power in Europe was nmiscuEC, He said there are only two world military powers today — nusfia and the United States. A scneral staff study released recently showed that American Army, leaders consider Britain no longer a dominant military power but a potentially valuable nlly in the event of another ivorld roil- Illcl. FRIDAY, AUGUST 8, 1947 Britons Fined fn Anti-Jewish Demonstration fXJNDON. Aug. 8. (UP) _ Britons arrested <!U,"Uig anti-Jewish rioting in Liverpool started parad- ;iiK through police courts ycster- :!ay and received flues of $4 to $CO each. Only one Incident was reported n London last night, the sixth ulfilit of disorders since Britons stnrtcd demonstrating against the Jewish underground's klllim; two Hritlsh hostages In Palestine. The lone London Incident was the smashing of a store front,. Other ctlics 'Aerc reported quiet. Radio Moscow broadcast a dispatch of the official Soviet news nRcncy, Tnss, which erllictal the British press for fulling to mobil- ise public opinion against "antl- Jcwtsh pogroms." ("Only the Daily Worker writes editorially against Jewish outrides organized by British fascists." Moscow said. The Dully Worker is a Communist newspaper.) Accuses Meyer Clarl in colorful kimonas, and barefooted, these Jnpencsc women push a car olong the- rails In a rock quarry on Niijhna Island, near Tokyo. Besides moving heavy loads of the hut'c granite blocks, the. v/omcn ininc them, usinjj crude hand tool.?. Arkansas Federal Court Gets Jurisdiction in Suit over Soldiers' Death Wardell School Band To Play at Hayti Picnic CVlRiriHERSVIUjE. Mo., Ant;. 8. —The Warden High School JJ.ui.l u'ill present a concert at :j pin. today nt the annual Farm Burciu Picnic, nl Hayll Pftrk. : it was ;::i- lomiced yesterday by 'Harry j.'ai- '•;ir, secretnry of the -liiirenu. Tlie band, under the direction English, is considered 'one >cst hisjli school bands in cnst, Missouri. j Gaircs and contests are nn the program for this afternoon, with addresses from several I-arm H:ir- cau officials, and n pot-.uek supper will be held at 8 p.m. - - . , Aug. 8. (UP) — President Truman has signed into law a bill giving the U. ,s. District Caurt of Western Ark-insus jurisdiction over claims agnin.U the government, arising out of the deaths of Norman -Ray Pedron nnd Carl Frunk-'.in Morris of Hope ArV Ark. nTK, fTlio two men were killed April 15, U914 at Hope fcy the explosion of a .37 MM shell of the typ-j used by tlic U. 3. 'Army. Sen. John 'U McClellnn. D, .Ark. Introduced the bill. The .Scn.tte Judiciary committee approved it j with the statement that "lijc facts 'in this case Eire in •such dispute ns to require adjudication by a properly constituted court." mie Attorney Gc-nm'-.U '-MH\ '.he War Department opposed HID lull. General Protests Soviet Seizure of Austrian Refinery VIENNA, AU8- B. (UP)—IA. Ocn Ooeffrey JCeycs. United Hti'.ies Military Comniis-Sioncr (or Austria, protested "in llio siro.i.scst possible terms" yesterday tin: Evis- s'.an .seizure of tile Lobaii oil refinery near Vienna. Aimed Hll:;sian sok!ie:s FOJ/rtl the refinery Saturday on mvuiuls it was u German iisst:!. 't'h.: .'our- po\ver allied council ."or Austria htill \\ns coiisideriny [iispo'iition o[ the property. KL\VCS mactc Ills protest in a letter lo the Soviet military cnnl- •Mvissioncr, Col. Ger.. L. K. Koma- so\'. "Tins rciir.ery can not l:c rr- pardcd as a German iissiU siiicr Cicial ownersliip of tiic rclin- cry is held in ef|ual shaves by American nml British ov/ncrs," Kcycs wrote. Kcyes s-.iici that, on the .other hand, "it the refinery Ins hiicn fcH:cd by the Soviet military and taken under i(,s control snte'.y as a nni.stce pending a decision rr- tn:; Icrms of the tre.Uy ac- lio:i described in your letter, it r.m be understood.' 1 The Locau refinery, Uin largest in Austria, was understood (• bo apab!e of producing ^OO.flBO ions oil products a year. Thieves Get Useful Loot —If They're Left-Footed ATLANTA. O.-.. Aug. .'). itjpi Shoe Salesman R. Kolcvty nmnvlMl to police t^day that ti::cv.?s i.rii^c into his automobile anci made '^ff Kolt-sky said that Ibt loot with five cases of shoss. be a nuisance to the Hj'.eves )T- causo nil tlie .shoc.^ we.-o for ihc left fool, Man Found Carrying Pistol in U. S. Capitol Held Mentally Unsound WASHINGTON. Aug. U. (UPI — Clifton n. K. .Spires, .'ifi-ycnr-old fionth Carolinr veteran who was arrested for currying a pistol In Hie Capitol shortly alter President, Trunan visited there July 23. has been judged of unsound mind uncl committed lo SI Eli/abelh's Hospital for mental trealmciit. A Municipal Court jury took only 10 minutes yesterday to rule Spires mentally unsound. Dr. Amitio Per- rctti. psychiatrist, said he was suf- frriii£ from .1 persecution complex. Spires, former patient in a Macon, oa.. Veterans Hospital, told police ut tlie time of his arrest he was unaware of President Trumnii's presence in the Capitol. Police 1A. Mlahiicl J. Dewd said the small French pistol he carried would not rill | have fired anyway without some I adjustments. Careless Smoker Causes Death of Two Firefighters LCS ANGRLKS, Aug. 8. (UP) — A careless smoker In a county road camp was Ijlamcd today for a livo- day-old fire racing out ol conirc-1 over 2,000 acres in Ihe foothills. The blaze was spreading up the steep slopes or I>IK Tujuiifin Canyon at a quarter milo an hour toward an estimated 100 vucati.»> homes. 'Hie lire has killed two men and Injured more, irmii 15 others. 15 seriously cnoii'.;h to be A helicopter irr.ciied five men. one trapped by advancing flames and the otlicrs overcome. 8 oz 'A' Grade All White Duck 9' and 7i' Semis Bag Co. COTTON PICK SACKS Patricia Miles. '25, cigarette yir! in New York City night club, holds her G-mouth-okl baby, Douglas Meyer, in her apartment in rirw York. A warrant issued in New York calls for the arrest of John Meyer, press agent or Howard Hughes, on a charge of faihermg the baby. (NEA Tclepln'.o. > Uptn at 5:00 p.m.: SUcts 7:30 p.n Friday and Saturday "VALLEY OF FEAR" With .lolinny Murk Hrown and K:\ymttnd Hutton Scriitl: "Lost City «f the Jungle" Also v Shorts Service Men Offer Service PITTSFIELD, Mass. (UP) — Two veterans have formed a firm under the name of Enterprises. Inc.. which offers the following services: 1. Advertising. 2. Social promotion (parties nnd other events*. 3. Mothers' helpers, 4. Mail order service for shopperr,. ; The firsU. "Sofar" rcccurng station in the new Navy long-ran^e, Things learned between the nccsi inidenvnler sound system for loot 10 and'18 are brsl remembered.I eating air and ship survivors at mx'imling to an English educator, sea is rcndy for operation. Midnife Show Starts 10-.45 p.m. 'Crime Doctor's Mtonhunt' with Warner Baxter and Ellen l>reiv and Short Sunday and Mimdit» 'Partners in Crime' with Lum and Afoncr Paramount News and Short RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Friday and Saturday "HOPPY ENTERS" with liopalong CassJday Cartnnn anil llth Chapter of "Manhunt of Mystery Island" Saturday Owl Show 'WOLF CALL' % Young Farmer and Wife Killed by Lightning Bolt •FUL.ASICI, TBNN.. Aug. I). lUP) —A -youns fntincr and his wlfp, •til'cd instflilDy by iichtinnf; • nl lien home near here Itt'.c Wedle-d-.iy were buried ytslcrdny al- ei'nr;on. The victims, James l--?sU!i RU- Ihrrforri. 27. nnd his wife. Mrs. Muiy Li'ona rtutlierfnrfi, 25. v rrc Sound jwiien Hntbrrfnurs InUior went to inveMipatc whv the con- pic failed to call for "liu>;r h:iby. The oltlor Rulh'.-rron).-. kept Ihe two-year-old child during the day. The mnii's hotly was fosin-1 on tlw back porch and nt Ihe wife inside ilir kitchen of their home in I lie Gsod Siiriir.'s i-mn- m\niUy. l.iRlitiim;; is 'whrvi-.| to liave ontrred Ihe wall hetwcrn Ihcnl throilf^i a radnj ON NATIONALLY FAMOUS Air-Cooled STOP! For Good Food r •jThe cafe at -109 W. Main Street, for i merly known as The \\'oiulef Cit.v Gnll, has been bought by Elliott <in<l Tlicmia Johns, nnd will Ijc kno\Mi v tlie JOHNS CAFE. Open d;i\ un nighl except Sunday. Closes Sumlay night at 10:00 o'dock—Reopens day morning at 5:00 o'clock. Visit u.= soon for truly fine food! Plate Lunches — Steaks Chicken — Hodges Chile Sandwiches — JOHNS CAFE Courtesy Good Foods Reasonable Prices Owned & Operated hy Elliott and Thelma Johns Now 2 for ; S>H HfynS • Initial Sbtel4x CHARLES R. ROGERS ALFRED'"*' ONE RACK (150) TIES Regular $1 Values All New Stock Bold & Neat Summer Patterns New Theater Manila's Finest F.VMlY NIGHT Matinee Baturday ft HomUy Bfli Open* Week Day* 1:W p.n- Smt-bon. 1 »,m- C«ot, 8h»wtt* If It's for a Man Mead's Will Have U! Air Conditioning for Your Comfort Friday "WILD COUNTRY" a PRO Victurc ivith Kdtlic l^can Also Shnrts Selected Shorts Sal unlay ' 'Thunder in rhc Desert' A Krpiibllc rirlurc ivilh Bob Sledc ami t.oiiisc SUtiley Selected Shorts Saturday Owl Show 'BLACKMAIL' A Itcpublic rirturc with Ertward G. Roliinson anil Ruth Husscy Also Shorts Sunday and Monday 'CHEYENNE' nilh Dcrnis Morgan anrt .'a Also Shnrls \Vyman

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