The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 27, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 27, 1947
Page 6
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PAGE SIX Iil,\THKVILI,U.(AKK.) COLMIKK NEWS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, ISM? r New IFUW Head Truman Confers With Hannegan Beth Soy Nothing But! New Demo Committee Head Believed Topic WASHINGTON, Aug. 27. (UP) — President Truman find Postmaster General Robert E, Hannegan were keeping mum today about who. if anyone, they had decided on as | Hannegan's successor as chairman of the Democratic National Committee. (Hannegan met with the president for an hour yesterday afternoon on returning from a Hawaiian vacation. It was generally accepted that they discussed Hannegan's successor as Democratic boss through neither would innke any statement following the meeting. Hannegan. who locked tanned and rested, tried to leave by a side door. When intercepted by reporters and photographers, all he would say was, "I had a private and personal conversation with the president." Nevertheless it was understood the chairmanship ol the party was the main purpose of the meeting. Hannegan is expected to baw out, short-, 2 U.S. Students Missing ly for reasons of health. He may ~ r-,- T . . -. , , For Hie first time a Canadian woman heads (he International Federation of University Women, Five hundred delegates from 21 nations chose us Ihelr president Dr. A. Vibeii Douglas, above, derm of women ol Queens University, Kingston, Out. Agrarian Party In Bulgaria Is Voted Out .EOPIA, Au(j. '7. (UP)—The Bul- Ktuian National 'Assembly today outlawed and dissolved the onjx^'- tlon Agrarian Party headed by Nikola Petkov without a dtsse.ilin^ vole. , Government speakers harangu-cl the Agrarians for three hours, and the opposition group did not rcpiv. The opposition left the assembly chamber before the vote. The assembly then adjourned until Sept. 15. Pelkov's appeal from his deaih sentence imposed • for plotting against the Communist-dominated government probably will be filed Friday and heard by the court within two months. r" ' ' Residents of Southeast U.S. Ate Three Gallons Of Ice Cream Last 'Year •A'HANl'A, Ga., AUK. 27. I UP) Did you set your three gallons of ice cicum last year? If you v.ere the average man, woman or child in the Southeast, that was your share of the 09,318.0:0 ual- loiui sold in the seven Southeastern slates. Tiie U. S. Department of Coin- merer did not say llierc were more kids in North Carolina but tjmt could Ii3 the reason that the stale led the Southeastern parade wi'Ji sale of 1>J,:]C4,OCO gallons. Truck Driver Killed UUMAfi. Ark.. Aug. £7. (UP) — Funeral .services were hpld Monday for J. E. Klncade, S2-ycar-o!i| Lltlle llork man, who died in .1 UutiKis hospital Sunday. Deitlh Hospitalization Plan Now in Force For Arkansas LITTLE HOCK, Ally. 27. (UP) — lly the end of the v.-cek, Arkansas iiuln. r :trlc.i and organizations will be able to participate in a statewide program of hospilalizalion for em- ployes, according in program director M. L. Daughcrty. Dau'-iherty said i:ie program was cue of "prepaid ]io:;pital and surgical care." It Is backed by the Arkansas Medical Society and the Arkansas 'Hospital Association, insulted from injuries suffered when the truck. Kincade was driving j collided with a car driven by Daniel McC'ool of Bcnlon. McCool and five others v,-erc in- jvoitn.^. i,i c .->cv.uiiu jurcct, hut hospital attendants said | be in Stuttgart Sept. South Carolina Leads Nation's Peach Shipments COLUMBIA, 8. C., Aug. 27. (UP> —South Carolina led the nation in the shipment of fresh peaches this year according to the U. 6. Department of Agriculture. The Palmetto slat* outstr!p;>ed Georgia, former champion peach state for the second consecutive year. South Carolina rhipptd out- 8200 rail cars of fresh peaches this year, almost double the 4,435 carloads moved from Georgia. Pice Farmers Plan PINE BLUFF, Arlc., A)jj',"''27. (UP) — U. S. Engineers will' hold the first of two flood control project public hearings here 'Sept. 3. the Vicksburg office announced yesterday. The second meeting-will ••-•••- 4. Indonesians Accused Of Firing on Warship JJATAVIA, Aug. 27. (UP) — Tile Dutch Navy reported loday that one, of its warships had exchanged fire with Indonesian coastal batteries on Mendol Island off the Kast Coast or Sumatra. The warship. Ihc Tidore, shelled the island and damaged a number of buildings near Indonesian tions In retaliation for Indonesian fire on the ship, the Navy reported. The Indonesians were alleged to have fired first, "fiercely shelling 1 '! the warship which presumably was on.patrol. When the cease fire or-| der was issued Aug. 4, the Navy announced that it would maintain' patrols .in Indonesian waters. thrlr condition was "not serious." The Pine Bluff hearing will con- ceVn the "feasibility o fflocyl eon- , trol on Bayou Mcto with particular I rcfprence to eliminating the pooling [ of Bayou Mcto headwaters behind the Arkansas rice levee." EAST END JiHOE REPAIR SERVICE • Surplus Army Goods • Supplies • Shoes See us for Hie very best in Army surplus shoes. Nearly new—Rebuilt—To Be Rebuilt. Hundreds for sale. Quantity Prices Available. 112 Lilly Street V-> Blk South East Main hold the postmaster job for awhile afterward. The name of the new committee head, if he has been decided on. may not be publicly announced until the full Dcmocrall: National Committee meets next month. Hannegan has been suffering from an acute hypertensive condition. •Prccecding Hannegan's visit to the president, widespread reports said the choice for his SUCCCSSD.- lay between Oael Sullivan, executive director of the committee and reportedly backed by Hannegan, and Clinton P. Anderson. Secretary of Agriculture and a close friend of Mr. Truman's. Guerrillas Bare Plans If Americans Intervene ATHENS. Aug. 27. (UP) — Press dispatches from Salonika said today that guerrilla forces, including Bulgarians, invaded the village of Pa- rori near Fiorina, and called all the villagers into the square. The guerrilla leader then told them, the newspaper accounts related,'that large lorces or Russian. Bulgarian and Yugoslav troops were On Sailing Trip to Finland IIELINKT. .AUK. 27. (UI'J—The U. S. Legation has asked the Finnish t;overnmcnt to investigate the disappearance of two American students and an Englishman on a sailing trip from Sweden to Finland. it was learned yesterday. 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