The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 28, 1947 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 28, 1947
Page 9
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_THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 1947 " Sons of Freedom Go on Rampage Canadian Newsman Has Narrow Escape From Doukhobors .NELSON. B. C. An;s. 28. (UP) _ A ncwsphotographer told today how two bullets ripped through his plane, narrowly missing him as h" took pictures of the latest violence in British Columbia's Doukhobor settlement. Tlie photographer was nay Munro. of the Vancouver. B. c Sun who flew to the Thrums area of British Columbia yesterday to take pictures of two farm buildings apparently set afire by tiie "Sons of Freedom," radical offshoot of the Russian-descended Doukhobors. while Munro was telling his story, provincial police moved into the Kelowna. 'B. C., area, approximately ICO miles West of Nelson, in an effort to forestall further outbreaks No arrests were made. Munro said he was circling the burning farm building at about GOO feet altitude. "I was leaning cut tlie window making shots when suddenly plexi- glass fragments spattered all over and fresh air cam c through the cockpit." he related. "I didn't fed <>r hear anything else, but there it \vps. "One bullet .shattered a win" of the plane and another struck through the cockpit. It tore an eight-inch hole in the side How it missed me. III never know." He said he landed the plane at Trail. B. c., where he stayed overnight. He said the Freedomites were in a "vile mood and they probably would have burned the plane." Tlie 'Freedomites' first outbreak took place in the Kootenay Valley last week when marauding night raiders, reportedly led by a naked woman, set fire to farms public buildings and schools owned by Orthodox Russian Doukhobors. The Freedomites were protesting the arrest of 10 of their clansmen by provincial police. Three Doukliobors were sentenced Monday to six months in jail on assault charges. Four others were ordered to post pence bonds ranging from $1,00!) to 32,000. or spend six months in jail. Charges were pending against six others in connection with the Kootenay Valley violence. The Doukhobors arc a religions people who migrated from Russia to Canada to escape fjersecntion for their religious beliefs. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Fluttering Flettner This, students, is n Flcllner 282, complete with a pair of inter- meshinK, coutr.i-ioliUing. tv.'o-Wnclcd rotors. The captured Nazi helicopter, now umiergoiiiK tests near Philadelphia, climbs 300 leet minute, h;is ;i maximum speed of 00 mph, and is extremely maneuvcrublc. Kelley Says U. S. Needs to Change Occupation Plan WASHINGTON. AIIR. 28. lUPl — Rep. Atigistine B. Kclloy, D., PH.. said ye.sterchiy tli,- United Stales Saccs tlie possibility of occiipvin;; Genn;>.ny lor "Bn'.eraiions" unless the present occupation program is changed. •Kelley. just returned from a European tour, recommended that the United States assume responsibility for German coal production in the Ruhr. He said he believed the present British manager..; eun't achieve lull production. Lack of coal. Kcllcy said, is breaking clown tlie entire occupation program. "If we continue dnint,' as \ve are I doing now. we arc- i;oimj to be occupying Germany for generations." lie said at a ncu,s conference. Twins and Triplets There were 11,127 eases of twins in every 1.000,000 confinements in Canada recently, as compared with 10.6?] in the United States, while triplets occurred only 80 times there Carried "Suolhers" Scotland's first licensed autoino- b:le owner carried bum-lies of carrots in his oar In order to "soothe frightened horses" while out driv- iiiB. Truman Ignores Lewis in Filling < Important Post WASHINGTON. Aug. 28. (UP)->President Trimum today dlsregavded the opposition of John L. Lewis and renamed James Doyd director of. the Interior Department's Bureau of Mines, Mr. Truman sent Boyd's nomination to the Senate earlier this yenr but it BOt held n\> in the log-Jnin of adjournment, business. Boyd will now serve as n recess appointee, subject to confirmation when Congress returns. Boyd's nomination was approved by the Senate Public Ijuids Committee despite strong protests from Lewis, who culled It purely political and said Uoyd had no experience in conl mining operations. Lewis Is president of the United Mine Workers (APL). Swlnirnlis- Cat The versatile Jaguar of South America, unlike other cats, likes lo swim, atid preys U|xm Jlsh In the rivers as well as upon monkeys high in the trcetops, Reverse Treatments ! The sthiR of a bee is acid, while the sung of a wasp is alkaline; hence, use alkaline treatment oil the I>3C sting, and aeid on the sling of a wasp. ~ World's Fastest Fliers Awarded Flying Crosses WASHINGTON. Am;. 28. (UP) — The two fastest fliers in the world received Distinguished Flyinj,' Crises yesterday for settlni; now world'.i speed records in u, c " jm-powcrcd Skyslreak. Top Navy and aircraft oil trials attnded the presentation ceremonies by Assistant Scuretarv of the Navy for air Jolm Nicholas Brown. Th» two fliers are Cindr. Turner F. Calthvcll. Jr.. of the Navy wlio set a record on Aug. L!0 at 6.437 miles an hour and Maj. Marion E. Carl of the Marines who beat that, mark Larry Kneas & Co. Announces New Location Room 200, Isaacs Building The Larry Kneas Co., Public Accountants and Audi- tors wishes to announce a change in location from 109 East Main Street to Room 200, Isaac's Building. The firm specializes in Public Accounting, Auditing mid Income Tax problems. NEW PHONE 3490 PAGE NINH.;' THE SENSATION OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Adds - Subtracts - Multiplies and Lists Each Item SEE IT DEMONSTRATED AT DON COMPANY 10 DAYS DELIVERY Phone 3382 Blytheville, Ark. 118 North 2nd St. Jim Brown Stores Inc. LABOR DAY SPECIALS HEXAGON ASPHALT SHINGLES Red, Green, Black and Green Blend Per Sq. $4.98 PICK SACKS 12.41 or. White Duck Bottom 11.60 oz. Olive Duck Top ea. $2.98 PICK SACKS 8 Or. White Duck Each $2.96 KNEE PADS Made of Split Leather with lining of thick felt. Reenforced at all points of strain. pr. 98c FARM TRAILERS "S" Type Spring 600 x 16 Goodyear Implement Tires Reg. $209.50 Now Now $199.95 BUY THESE VALUES NOW FOR THE FARM SHis.'ir, HTKKI, w HKST iMADK FARMWAS08 $ 59 $AAO<) ?Tir> '2 50 WOHK I CAM,ON liUi TAI' SPRAYER HI WAI, MAILBOX A 1,1, S1/01CS UKDUCKI) :(2" m,ACK WIRE SCKEEN CO.MI'UCTK WITH :!()" SAW SAWR8G KE'JC. $1f1!>.r>(l ROTARY (> l-'l. Koll . . AM, HI/US ? 5r '89° FOR THE HOME HTRINLIOSS ST10UI, 'I'd' CABINET SINKS . . . . Ki'ducc'd 50: ?45 8S il,, HKG. 5115.00 NOW •12" JV10DEI,, UKG. §!)l.7-> . NOW . . COUCMAN Oil HEATERS SINOI.K DOOK DISK CABINET 12 IlKG. $8.20 STUKDY WARDROBE 5 AKiVll.KSS BOUDOIR CHASR 5 imiCK LiNi;n HK(J. si!).r>o HEATING STOVE ! 3S | FOR THE LADIES Ki'X;. ?(;.25—7 1'IKCU SKT ALUMINUM i'LASTIC SALT & I'ICI'I'EU MAKERS 33 VACUUM SKT OK TURKIC VKI.ON BOWlCCyERS 29 FIT JUICERS 29 COLEMAN Circulators 88.30 and 115.10 55 Ib. DREADNAUGHT ROOFING Per Square $2.39 90 ib. SLATE Red and Green Per Square $2.80 45 Ib. DREADNAUGHT ROOFING ~ Per Square $1.69 BRICK SIDING Red or Buff Per Square $3.85 3 in 1 ASPHALT SHINGLES Red and Green Per Square $6.45

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