The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 14, 1947 · Page 16
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PAGE SIXTEEN BLYTUEVILLE (AUK.) COUKIEK NBWS TJiUKSUAY, AUGUST M, 1047 57 Die in Riots In Indian City : Lahore is Scene of > "Clashes Between "-Hindus and Moslems ', 'BOMBAy. A"K- H.. tUF)'—Rcli- gxwilct.s breaking out. on the eve of Indian independence have killed el lead 57 persons ar.d started lai fires burnirg throughout ^the city of Lahore, the Indian news agency • teportsCi today. 'The rcpoit said C3 other yersin were i'.ij'ired during ,the clashes b>:- t»4cn' Moslems and Hindus, All scliplQ ueic closed. Thousands of persons tcjiiairied In their liomts for safety. | * Ord)na.rj communications to the city were cut, kut reports trlcWml out skid the disturbances &lv. 'ted yestercliy, and fires 'still were tut n- L-il-o'C, a city of about 250.C03 l~.opulat.icu. i< in Northern India -.n j(n area that is to become part of the M3sl:n> state of Pakistan on \Fridav, when Britain gives up htr rule of-India and pcnntts the coun- iry to ue divided into Moslem- nnd Hindu states. ... ; The exact fate of Lahore mid its subuibs, however, has- been put up to a boundary commission which WHS scheduled lo report before Friday. 0~cc3use of the large humbi'i-s of Hindus in the city, there is an argument that It, should not oc absorbed into a country ruled by Moslems. ' i 7 The Lahore rioters re|X>rtedly used knives, clubs and stones. One ;«des- trian approaching the telcgrnph office was attached suddenly, nnd his jkAill crushed by a heavy rock, /.t least one woman was assaulted. It was the most serious riot that has occurred as independence approached. Other scattered riois. however, prompted Mohandas K ; Gandhi to take dramatic action to restore peace. Gliandi reportedly planned to move into the Moslem slum area of the 'BelliaghatUi quarter In Calcutta, where a Hindu mojarity prc- Cooling off the Opposition Philadelphia Asks For Democratic Convention in '48 '««« at MOAT Aug. 14. (UP) —City ofjiclnls Jiumclicd a 'drive yesterday to bring tho Democratic NMionnl Cunveiillon lo Plilln.W- sa arc cx|)rctcd lo attend, plila, backed by a proposed WMflOO honoi . France5 Grccr O f He cn .similar to .lie biu winc'i | w))o plays tile Scheduled for August 21 The night o: Thursday. Aug. 21, j will be "Arkansas Night" at the Memphis Open Air Theater, a let- tor received bv Mayor E. R. Jack- sou from MOAT General Manager Joseph cortcse stilted today. That night, when many Arltan- will flelena, feminine lead In New Moon." Mr. Coite.se that seals said be In the loiter set aside for the enticed the Republican Convention here. Plans fdr raising the guarantee were discussed yesterday at u meet- j Bly'hevllle residents attending I inn of Democratic city officials MOAT performance that night, with Albert M. Greenfield, chairman or a spe:ial committee of the Philadelphia convention and Visitors' 'Bureau. Greenfield assured Sen. Francis J. Myers, D. r Pa., that n $220000 uuai'.'intco plin an a (Will on iii ioO.030 for entertainment would be raised. •Myers wu.s sele:tc ( | w present the city's bid [o President Truman and officers of the Democratic NaUon- al Ccavmvttce. ,Myers denied reports that National Committee members favored a California site for the convention, "Philadelphia is the leading contender at the present time," he said "and I Intend to do everything in my posver to make it the convention oily for the Democrats m 1848." G/, Minus Arms and Legs, Tills Model Farm Near Birmingham SELL Your Gar While Prices are HIGH! to Uy KOI.AM) DOl'SON Unile'il Tress Staff Corresiiumlfiil) B1KMINGIIAM. Ala.. AllS. H. UP) — A year hris passed now ncc World War It's only "basket isc" started out to prove lo lilm- :If and others that arms -mrl (Rs aren't really essential lo n anncr. . Fred Hansel, who had his arms ml letjs blown off by the Japs n Okinawa, admits today that Die at Buttle Creek. Mich, lie decided ugahusl returning to Corbin. Ky., wh'?rc he 'A'iis I cared an orphan. With the donations from thousands of his friends, his pension check and his own savings, hn bought the M3-ncre chicken farm. They rebuilt Ihc house Into a model home. Alfalfa Is just part of his crop j that he works with the help of his wife's brother, Glenn Carly. He A group of is a "muster." peacocks known SH ELTON atllc on his farm at nearby -Mi. 'inson Is not won. nnl Ills ncigb- lors won't. "I wouldn't have believed nny- >ne, especially anyone with n.i 'arming expcrlcr.cj, could do whnl ic Iws." anl'.l his nearest, neighbor. "He's go 1 - us coining to him for advice new. That boy ROCS ahead nnd does the things we only alk about doing." What worries Fred Is not the problem of tilling his soil with artificial leps tmd hcoks for hands and arms It's how to get hLs farm operating in the black. Besides the neighbors, the Jefferson County farm agent points to Hansel's rich field of alfalfa as probably the bcsl in the comity. Fred cultivated this hlmscll with a tractor specially equipped to be lihmllcd with hooks instead of hands. He also plans to harvest the hay soon with new machinery purchased, which i.s mainly the reason his fnnn is still In the red. Hansel aiul his pretty wile, Jewell, came South last year looking tor n dream farm while he was still a patient at an army hospHul also has corn, oals. lcs|]edci:a, vcKCtnbles, -10 lienu o; cu'.tle ;uid l.GCO chickens. He plans to concentrate more on chickens when "the market gets right." Hansel, bror.ml and 20 pounds heavier, says he thrives on a full day's work, from sunup to sunset. And he says he hns no intention of Hiving np his favorite sports, hunt- Ing nnd [ishtni! Right now lie Is spending his spare time ctw'pplng i\ new shotgun to fit his armless body for the Tall squirrel and quail seasons. Read Courier News Want Ads. 8 oz 'A' Grade All White Duck 9' and 7i' Bcmis Bag Co. COTTON PICK SACKS YOU CAN BUILD NOW! Prc-Fab Sectional Government Buildings IttiiUliiiK.s arc 2()-fl. x 100-ft. All in 5-ft. sections, liollcd. Kool stclion'.V x 12'- Walls 5' x 7'. Floor section .V x 10'. Sills, .'! pieces 2" x 8". Kaflcrs 2" x 4" Trusses. Aveiane includes 20 windows, 2 doors. Easy to take down and put up. : Huv entire 20 x 100 or >/ t or '/i as you need. All rcadv for iminudiute delivery. While thcyrtlasl. 520UU Value Only Will Make Fine— $650 Tenant Houses, Tourist Camps, Hunting, Fishing Lodges, Farm Buildings, Stores, Barns. BOSLEY WRECKING CO. UyerstiurK. Tcnn, Army Air Base IU. 51, 1 Mile North of Hulls 10 Miles South of nycrsburs Mr. Tlosley, Mfir. At Cordell Hull Evenings 6-8 I'hone H2a ! Motor Company \ • 119W. Ash Phone 438; vnlls. The quarter has been om: of Calcutta's trouble sirats, but UIR spindly Gandhi was reported v-'ilU to '"stnkti Ins lilL 1 " lo Concrete Culvert-tile Sim !»•' to 30- (Rclnforred or is'on-Relnfort'ed} Chnp«r and Longer Lasting than any other Brlilse Material. Concrete units for Hanitary Friv)—Contrele Septic Tanks. A. H. Webb Hwy. 61 N. at State Line Phone Blythcville 111 EXPERT. For Electric Work Call 2397 BOB'S Electric Shop • Farm Wiring • House Wiring • Motor Repairs • Appliance Installation 500 N. Fifth fit. HlylMville, Ark. REPAIR Qo Save on the wnate family's shoe, costs through (lie year—by kcc(i-» Jnfi Ihem in good repair with ourj |fine workmanship anil touch* .quality piiitcrials. WI>llc-ynu-J [wait heel and tip replacement, iand shines. * \ HALTER'S j Quality Shoo Shop • i'£'&£'£'&&'^^^^ Good Used Furniture Is Found at JIMMIE EDWARDS FURNITURE CO. !3 E. Main Phone 2181 AH Work Done Ky Kiictory-Trsiined Men MND1X STANDAID 1INDIX Ot LUXI TRADE-IN YOUR OLD WASHER ON A MODERN BENBRX ON DO-EVERYTHING iNO\v it's Uiisy to Buy the World's "Savingcst" Waslier! Up to 12 Months to 1'ay 4 NO OTHER WASHER HAS SAVED SO MUCH WORK ... SOAP ... HOT WATER... CLOTHES . . . FOR SO MANY MILLIONS OF FAMILIES \ No other washer has proved so conclusively it can do your wash all by itself.. . even when you're nof in the house! Fitzpatrick Jewe!ry Store It lakes only % minutes to open an account I*"*"*I>!>"*7*I>"*iy X.*^ FOR SALE Concrete Building Blocks Aquella Water Proofing Paint 12-48 inch CONCRETE CULVERTS plain or reinforced Osccola Tile .and CULVERT CO. We Deliver Phone 6!» HMl'S HOW THI BENDIX WOftKS WHILE YOU KElAXf Jvrt Mt lha dtal,odd <oop ... and lake • «crf J A* by its-If tile Bendix washes, tripU-rinxs and damp.dry! Hi« clothes -i . . ttwn dtom it«lf and shvrtj off BENDIX automatic . . Washer LUCKY STRIKE presents THE MAN WHO KNOWS THE TOBACCO BUYtR! If blue Monday plagues you on Sunday, call 474-475 NU-WA LAUNDRY CLEANERS FOR Rcfil MEKC&Xy ttRVICe ALWAYS steyouR Still & Young Motor Co. Lincoln-Mercury Dealer Phone «'M7f) Ulylhcville Ark. 112 Walnut St. "FOR 25 YEARS, I've been in Ihc tobacco business, and year after year I've soon the makers of Lucky Strike buy fine quality loaf... Unit fine, riix;, mellow tobacco you can't beat for top smokin' quality." Phone for TRADE-IN OFFER TODAY i HUBBARD&HOKE Appliance Co. BlytheViD* 'hone 3450 /•'. L. Kvtinx, inrfcprmlrnl Ittbtieco buyer, of J)n _ Virginia,has lecna iMeky Strike smoker for lil years fc'^~~» ^r-7tV cV, V t So remember,.. KEROSENE & FUEL OIL CALL 2089 •The Old Reliable" G. O. POETZ PETROLEUM T«« (Mnrn «t Dependable derrie* I'RODUCTS one* KK «t >UCKY STRIKE/PEANS FINE /OBACCO f So Round, So Firm, So Fully Packed —So Free and Easy on the Praw BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE——NORTH TENTH Phone 315! it- .„}.•». c^&

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