The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 27, 1947 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 27, 1947
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. , , JAGK.EIGHT .BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 1047 Jap War Trials dost Much Cash 5 • t ' *• " tC«tt Over 2-Y*Bf „'.; (Period May Eke**d it?n Million Dollars - ' ' 'i By RAtFti tEAfS6R*H (liiited Press SUlf Correspondent) TOKYO, Aug. 27. (UP) The Jn- pajicse war crimes trials, a long- rui Judicial spectacle, with few par- al^ls, today droned drearily onward only three months- shoi-l of t»t>-year-inark, and the only,'ccr- taftity about them was Hint they ar« costing the American-taxpayer uriunci $10,000 n dayi Up Ho now the bll! !: for trial co$ts stands at aliput $7,000.000. The final figure-Vis' Impossible to estimate'but may run in the neighborhood of JlO.OOabOO, Theoretically thl cost Is charged up'to Japan, but whether Japan'-.will ever 'Jiay It is'another question!:. There are threemaln^ categories of} Japanese war criminal trials Nd 1 is the big show.— .'the Iria of j Premier"-Hldekc Tbjp "'and 2- ofjhis associates. Three oT^the orl- ~'-' ' 28 defendants have been eli New York's 'Fly Cops' Patrol Busy Aerial Beat finally llsllh'd V« e war criminals! \^ mil as "Class B" j ^ mhiated by reason of dcatii-.o;- in- ,,_ cn u anuur,nq n,,,,u,^> u , P v up , c , snfiity since the proceedlnes started „ policc-gtccn plane appeared, mode on ill,, June. 1946. ' . of , r ; 0 | "pinch" and rode herd on liim The best estimate on n finishing date for the main trial is April or M^y, 1&48 — Roughly two years from the st&HIng time. < Casts fbsificd Other Japanese hrfve ben sorted out aryi "Class C" cases. Their trials | started in December, 1945. mid" will be'wound up "sometime" next year.] Trlese trials are being handled by 16; military commissions, operating on the order of courts martial. Thus far some 148 cases, involv- m£au6«t 300 suspects, have been prosecuted in Japan In the Class Biatid C category plus another cases including 209 defendant,'; at j Manila. There nre still 182 cases awaiting trial. The major war crimes tribunal urfder Sir William Webb, British presiding judge, sits live days a week from 9:30 a. m. to 4 p. m. recently the court took n six weeks recess. , ; The Tojo trial has been under frequent attack because of the time it has required. However, the procedure is strongly defended by Webb , and by Joseph B. Keenan, American chief prosecutor. •In the defense of the trial pro- eetiure they point out that tran- sl4tion from and into Japanese To fishermen and pleasure - toatcrs wrecked at sea, New York's 'flying squad cars often seem like heaven- whcn 0 rcc klcss pilot "buizcd" o boll am,., endangering hundreds ol people, back to Sis airport. U. S. Grand Jury Begins Housing Prices Inquiry WASHINGTON, Aug. 27. <UP> — A drive to lower the nav;on's -.lousing rosjs by ending monopolistic pracllccs designed lo maintain firti- prices was being initiat- :d today by the Justice Department. Although Justice Department offl- cinli; would not comment on llicii 1 ins, it was learned that a federal ii mil jury Investigation 'of real.os- I tto brikerage fee-,; and other realty ictices here is merely a starter. : •jhi- cramt Jury ->vns given broad lUthorily to go into other Ilelcis IIIT oludhu; activities of processors of materials raid contractors and the sale and i-xcliange of hou- ^s and material. 1 ;. lint the United Press was told this would bo "too big a job for one urand Jury." In view of this, it was . suid, other };raml juries will bo | cMlled in Hie next few months to al- I r:uk oilier phase:; of the housing ' siuialion. Assistant Attorney General John I 1 '. Komu'U, as new head of the de- partment's anli-lnist division, was said to be speir-lieading the housing drive, While head.oj the department's claims division last year SonneU was credited with winning .supreme court approval of the Government's use of an injunction M halt Jblni U Lewis' soft coal strllte. Although there are more that fresh meat is on sale that clay. 423 known carnivorous plants, noin of them actually consumes human llc-sh. THE'ISHORTENING THAT HELPS CAKES ACHIEVE EAT APPEAL ITS AIL VEGETABLE requires a tremendous amount of time. At one recent session an en- tl»e work day was required to ob- Thousands of outoitts, streaming in and out ol the city an holiday week-ends, are unaware that a police plane is spotting potential traffic jams and prc- venting them by radioed tips to patrol cars on the 'ground. New York's Hying cops' most spectacular rescue wai mode on Dec. 30, 1933, whcn live Navy fliers were saved from drowning alter their blimp, the J-3,' fell into the sea off Beach Haven, N. J., while searching for survivors of tnc ill-fated dirigible Akron. Bigger and faster Navy seaplanes could not land on the stormy ica, but the police amphibian, a tiny, slow-Hying Savoia-Marchetti, • sat down otop o wove crest, took off the blimp's crew. ^ One ot the oldest and undoubtedly the busiest ot the nation's Hying police organizations is New York City's Police Aviation Bureau, organized in 192fl. One ot its principal dnlies is enforcement of aviation regulations within the city limits. When the Bureau was formed there was but one airport at New York. Today there are eight and 12 .seaplane bases. In addition, hundreds of small planes go up each day from dozens of small fields in the environs. The flying policemen also keep their eyes on the tre- ' mentions boat traffic in New York harbor and for three miles out from the coast. volume ol evidence. 11 Nal'.orLS r-rosccuthiK Also there nre 11 nations presenting evidence against the ancse. compared the nation presentation a:, Kueru'oerg ta)n answers which could have The Chinese case against Japan, betn given in 10 minutes in a U. i lor example, took more time than S; Court. , the whole Nuernberg prosecution. in contrast to the Nazi war The foreign staff engaged in crimes trial at Nuernberg it is'handling the Tojo trial numbers isj pointed out that evidence has 1 013. This Includes one American en' submitted ,to cover the entire c judge, 30 American prosecuting aggression., attorneys, 24 defense attorneys, 103 period of Japtfnese going back II years before the; clerks, 12 court reporters. 20 cits- stort of the war in 1J38. This has todial personal. 25 communications irfcreased materially the physical' and photographic personal and police. j In addition there ^ire 1.710 Jap-' anese nnd other foreign nationals holding minor positions in connection with the trial. , The judges and prosecutors nre paid' by their respective governments at the rate they received nt home, plus .subsistence allowances. The American attorneys get a top salnry of S10.0QO that, received by Keenan. The salaries average around $5.000. At the pc.'.k. M American attorneys were employed. The number will be rediuvd to t'o'.ir or live ni-xt month Marines Leave Tientsin • PKIPING. Aug. 27. (UP) — 'A U S. Marine announcement said y«- tcrdur that the last Marine service unit is expected Lo leave Tientsin bj, Sept. 1. The unit has ber-n disposing of .nrphis properly since the withdrawal of battle troops last June. ASKING FOR COKE AND GETTING IT BECOMING EASIER Wm. FRASER Plumbing & Heating Co. Now Handling Commercial Refrigeration • Walk In Coolers • Reach In Boxes • Meat Display Cases * Frozen Food Boxes Limited Supply Oil Space Heaters 101 (Cast CheiTv riimie ^1 CITY LOANS Repayable in Small Monthly Installments Low Interest Rate 1 ; Quick Service BLYTHEVILLE FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN ASSOCIATION 124 W. Ash St. Phone 3545 XX"*"i*"*"*"^*!X!*I>!!*I>"*;;^ FORD TRUCKS LAST LONGER! PL*AS* return Ask for it cither way .. . both trade-marks mean the some tiling. IOTT1ID UNDO AUTHOMTr Of THE COCA-COIA COMPAHY 1» COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO. of BLYTHEV1U.K c,; 1912 FORD still going strong! "1 use this 1912 .Model T Truck in my nsrrl cor hu.siru.-sH, nnd it still rolls nlnni; nl .'!."> ni|>l>. Aftor it was idle for several year.s, I HlU-rl H with fja^nnd oil, cranked it, n[i, :ind it sltirtcil at ori'-e! Two oriKinal spnrk pln^s, dated 100~», still perfiirnt! .The origtTKd liorn nnd the ]u;li!sslill work fine. After ;)"> years, the rear door doesn't, even rattle! You lint T'ord Truck-s kist longer!" PAT CANE, Pennioulen, H. J. Used Cvery Day Since 1918! "Since 1918, I've driven this (ruck almut 2f» InileH, 6 dny.i n wi.-ek ... on Sundays I oflei^ drive it 70 miles. I've (irown very nnirli nttarlicd to my Irnck. 1 don't think I will ever part witli it!" LORENZO BARMTINI, N.W Orfcom, lev ^^^ISIslSsSJiP'™^! 29 YeO« of ficlr'.>b/e Service! usinu tills 1017 Ford Truck since I was 'W ... I 'm (>;) imw. The engine has been replaced only once , . , most of the original equipment is still in use! I'll say l-'onl Trucks last U>ni;er!" JESSE 1URNER, ICokomo, W.'ooa 'MORE FOftD TRUCKS IN USE TODAY THAN ANY OTHER MAKE! — Are You Planning to Move? Wo ofl'd- you this piece of equipment designed for safe U-iitiHporliition in nil types of weather. Ample Furnitin-e pads ;md otlmr equipment lo insure s:il'e 24-Hour Service on Notice BOTTOMS UP! ll's time to KCt that Fall ward- mint out and [ircpaiK yourself for the future. Oheck your shucs; brinp. them in for v iiew sulcs <jr liri-ls, t'k-niHni; or dyeing. HALTER'S Quality Shoe Shop For Electric Work Call 2397 BOB'S Electric Shop • Farm Wiring • House Wiring • Motor Repairs • Appliance Installation 500 N. Fifth St. lllylhtville, Ark. Plumbing For Sale H:ith lulls, Closets, Lavatories, (i()" inch all-metal Acid- iCt'siPtinjf C'a'iinet Sinks with double drain board. Automatic Oil and Electric Water Heaters. Also Septic Tanks. All Pipe & Killings necessary to install your complete bathroom. Osburn's Plumbing & Heating 1920 West Main St. Phone 875 Sth at Walnut Phone 453 ATTENTION GINNERS Let us supply you with all your gin needs! We Feature B. F. Goodrich Belting '^f-3 WEST MAIN ST. PHONE 2015 FOR SALE Concrete Building Blocks Aquella Water Proofing Paint 12-48 inch CONCRETE CULVERTS plain or reinforced Osceola Tile kand CULVERT CO. We Deliver Plion* 691 If blue MonJay plagues you on Sunday, call 474-475 NU-WA LAUNDRY CLEANERS fOR R£AL $ee you* Still & Young Motor Co. Lincoln-Mercury Dealer Phone 3179 Blylhcville Ark. 112 Walnut St. KEROSENE & FUEL OIL CALL 2089 •The OU Reliable" G. O. POETZ PETROLEUM PRODUCTS .t

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