The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 6, 1948 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 6, 1948
Page 9
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FEMTOAIT «, IMt 4th Nazi Official Commits Suicide Otto von Stulpnagel, Ex-Military Governor Of Paris, Hangs Self PARIS. Feb. «. (UP)—Gen Otto von Stulpnagd, 70. former German military governor of Paris, hanged himMlf in his prison cell early today to avoid Interrogation on war crimes charges before th» Paris military tribunal tomorrow. His suicide paralleled that of Gen Johannw Blaskowitz, former German commander In Holland, who killed himself In Nuernberg prison ^Sssterday > few hours.before going Trn trial as a war criminal. Stulrmagel ended his lite In his Cherche-Mldl prison cell with a noose fashioned Irom strips of cloth ripped from his sleeping bag. He had attempted suicide once previously. He held Ihe double unit of general of an army corps and Luft- waffe general. He was German commander in France and military commander of the greater Par!» area from Oct. 25, 19W. to June, 1942. Stulpnagel was accused of carryout a reign of tenor In the French capital, was scheduled to appe«r for Interrogation before the permanent military tribunal at Heuilly Barracks tomorrow. The Interrogation was to determine If he would be held for trial. Faced Five Charges He was charged with nun-der, complicity In murder, pillaging, se- iiuestration and destruction. He is the fourth top Nazi to escape punishment by ' suicide. First was Hermann Goering second was Gen. Fran?. Boehn'e. who leaped to his death In Nuernberg Prison during the first generals' trial. Third was Blaskowltz. who also jumped to his dealh In Nuernberg. Prison. He was arresled by Ihe French In their occupation zone of Germany in December. 1946, and returned to France for trial. Stulpnagel wa saccused of carry- $20,000 AFL Job Seems Hard to Fill WTAMI. Ma., Feb. 8. UP)—The American Federation of labor today postponed 1U search for a "man of national prominence" to head Its »8.000.000 drive for repeal of (he Taff-Haitly labor law. Several hours of fruitless discussion lale lasl night led to a decision of the administrative committee of labor's league for political education, new API, political organization, to delay further consideration until March » Meantime. President William Green and Secrelary - Treasurer George Meany were Instructed to begin Immediately to Ml up a na- lionwlde organisation. The committee also called upon representatives of the state federations tn mret with the committee March S In Washington. Former Senator Burton K. Wheeler of Montana declined the $20,000-a-year Job yesterday after conferring here with top API, leaders. He was the fourth ex-congreiuman to turn down the post. Rent Increases iLoom for Many Under New Bill WASHINGTON. Keb. 8 (UP) — The senate banking committee today lakes up a rent control bill under which some I/7CO.OOO tenants would face the prospect of unlinl- itcd rent Increases after Dec 31. . The bill would extend rent controls for U months beyond their scheduled Feb. 29 expiration. But It would drop ceilings from apartments whose tenants agreed to "voluntary" 15 per cent rent Boo.sU last year In return for leases running through 1848. Hence, these tenants—about. 1.700.000 In number—could have their rents increased by any amount when their current' lease.s expire. The bill olherwlse would extend controls until April 30. 1049. but Man, lit Route to Funeral, Killed in Auto Accident rVDCOHONTAS. Ark., Feb. 6 (UP. —The body of 28-year-old Cecil Dav_ id Jones »a« returned today to his home Koyalton. 111., for burial 34 hours after he was killed In an automobile accident en route to a funeral, Jones, hl« piuenls. and a sister- in-law, all of noyalton were en roule lo Fort Smith. Ark., Wednesday to attend the /uneral of a relative. Pollc* mid that th« automobile lights went out and Jones slopped to repair them with the aid of Charles Brown, a motorists who stopped to help. Police said that another automobile struck Brown's car knocking it Into the Jones vehicle. Jones was fatally Injured, succumbing three hours later at a hospital her*. € i He once announced reprisal exe- liions of 100 to one for every Oer- o£ State Seeks Large Area For Wildlife Reservation LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 9 (UP: —The State of Arkansas has requested title to 34,802 acres of the Southwest Providing Grounds near Hope. Ark., for use as a wildlife reservation. Hendrix Lackey, director of the State Resources and Development Commission, said today The application was filed with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Ixxiis under the provisions of the Wherry bill, a measure now pending in Congress. The proposal provides .that states may take over govern- ':ment surplus prone'-!--.f "-•» O f charge •for use us 'wildlife refugei. '. The application is t.._ . ; n nd filed ! by Arkansas. Earlier the stale asked i for litle to the old Camp Pike rifle 1 range in Pulaski County for use as "T experimental forest. end of 1849 These Is no limit to the rent that could be charged under such an agreement. sure was BtlanimoiiFiy approved lale yesterday by a Senate Banking Subcommittee, and Is expected to Ret, the green lleht from the full committee. The sponsors are confident they can get the bill through boh th c House and Senate. reight Train Derailed Scattering Feed and Fuel BLACKWELL, Ark., Feb. 6. (UP) —Twenty-three cars of a Little Rock bound Missouri Pacific freight train flipped over near here early today, blocking all service on i -c line between Fort smith and Little Rock. Conductor J. S. Whittle of North Little Rock said no one was Injured Whittle said that the accident happened at the Blackwell siding in Conway county. A tolal of 23 cars turned over, he added, scattering coal. hay. and lime along the right-of-way. Court Upholds Conviction Ot Wealthy Draft Dodger NEW YORK. Feb. 6 (UP)—The conviction of Serge Rubeiuteln. 39- ycar-olrt millionaire financier, as a draft-dorieer was imhr-Jd today by Sub-Zero Temperatures Range fast from Montana (By United Press) Sub-?,ero temperatures were reported from Montana to the Atlantic Ocean today as the nation entered its 25th consecutive day of unseasonably coirt weather. The coldest spots were Concord, N. H.. and Havre. Mont,, both wilh 11. degrees below zero. The temperature dropped to -7 st Albany, N. Y.. Willniiir, Minn., and Miles City. Mont.; -5 at Watertown. 3. C.; and -2 at Syracuse. N. Y., and Rockford, ill. Strong winds Up to 60 miles per hour buffeted the coast of Oregon yesterday tossing an 86-foot towboat on the rock.? of the Columbia River gorge, sinking a number of army engineer boats, and blowing a truck off a highway. The temperature dropped to 22 degrees at Portland, a new low for the season. Meanwhile. Alaska continued to bask in the warmest winter weather between 32 and 38 In regions where tempcralures far below zero are normal at this time of year. Anchorage reported it had the hottest Feb. 1 on record last Sunday when the mercury soared to 4T degrees. Chiropractic Board Accused Under '29 Act LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Fob. «. (UP) —The question of whether or not chiropractic physicians in Arkansas must meet requirements o! the stale's basic science law Is before Hie courts today. PulasM Prosecuting Attorney Edwin Dunaway yesterday filed an information, charging three members of the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners with slanting licenses to individuals not meeting requirements of the basic science .statute of 1929. Members accused are Karl Lind- quisl ot Fort Smith and Guy Smith and A. H. Green of Little Rock. The act they are charged with violating provides maximum pen- allies of a year's Imprisonment and WOO lines. Dunaway explained Ihe prosecution was started at ihc request it the Arkansas Basic Science Bonrd anci following the advice of Atty. Gen Guy E Williams. He said it Is Intended as a test lo determine whether tlie examiners may legally gralll licenses by reciprocity to chiropractors from other slates who do not meet requirements of Ihe basic science law. The specific case charges that on Sept. S, 1!MJ, Hie board granted a chiropractic license lo Thelma Johnson, on reciprocity from Michigan, without first requiring from her evidence of training in the basic sciences. Dunaway said today's action was taken alter the Supreme Court held in an earlier opinion that the chiropractic board could not be enjoined and that a criminal prosecution was the proper procedure. Arkansas Farm Bureau Co-Ops Leaders Meet LITTLE HOCK. Ark. ffb « — JPI—A two-day meeting of the Arkansas Furm Bureau co-operative got underway here toda\- »<Hh Ralph Hudson of H»rr)»on, presiding as president. Among the speaken »ho will ,d- chess Ihe meeting ar* Merrill Crouch of Alliance, O.. general manager O f United Co-Operatives- H E. Short of Brink-ley, president of Die Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation; Marvin Brlggs, general manager of (he Indiana Farm Bureau Co-Opera live; L. 8. Bills, dean of Ihe University ot Arkansas College of Agriculture; and Doctor Herman HUSK of Columbia, Mo economic advisor of lh« Missouri Palmers 1 Association Other speakers will Include Aubrey Gales, associate director of agricultural extension service: Of John While, director of the rurai economies detriment of the- University 0 ( Arkansas; A. L. Etzlus of the SI. Louis H«nk tor Co-Opera- lives; Warren Mather or Washington, Farm Credit Admlnlslratlon representative; >nd Clifford Al- slon, extension marketing spwliil- Move to Clear Of Speculators Fails Republican Senate speculation In- vestlKators today defeated a move to Rive Edwin w. Pauley and Brig Oen. Wallace H. Graham a clean bill of health In their commodity dealings. The move was nude by two Democrats of n Senate Appropriation Subcommittee to clear the names of Pauley and Graham. But the three Republican members of the committee voted against the Democratic motion. At the samp lime, the committee voted (o ask for an appropriation of 520.000 for a 00-day period to hire four or five experts and a stenographer lo asslsl in the Investigation. Pauley Is a special assistant to the army secretary and Grahum Is personal physician to President Truman. Six Small Children Die In Fire Near St. Louis- ST. LOUIS. Feb. 8 fUP)—Six children, ranging In *ft from II months to 10 years, were burned to death last nleht In a fire at theli I suburban Maplewoori home. I The parent. Mr. and Mrs Charles E. Eoff. were seriously burned attempting to rescue the victims American Combat Officer '.Gets Greek Assignment i WASHINGTON. Feb. 6 (UP)—', The. Army today nanieci an outstand- ] Ing combat oflcer to head Its mission to Greece, High quarters snid the move marks A new phase of |U..S. military aid to .the Commiui- c ist-threatened Medtlcrrnnean country. The new chief is Maj. Gen. James Ah'.-ard Van Fleet whose division ted the counier-offensive that bi-oke the back of the German drive during the Battle of the Bulge. He will ! leave tor Greece soon to replace ; | Maj. Gen. William G. Livcsay. Bowling in Classroom Teaches Arithmetic MUNCIE. Ind. (UP)-Parenla of children atteudinc Washington School kindergarten were surprised at the speed their offspring showed in learning arithmetic. -Almost overnight (he children began lo add and subtract, they raid. Visiling classrooms, the par- enls found out why. The boys and girls were learning by bowling. Holly-contested games were rolled by the Juvenile kegjers on an alley In Ihe school room. They had to add and subtract to llciire their on n scores. Although it provides wood for many uses, bamboo is really a grass. the U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The. court, however, knocked $10.000 off the 850,000 fine Imposed on Rubinstein when he \vas sentenced to 30 months In prison. He Is now serving the term in the Federal Penitentiary at Lewisburg. Pa. THIS WEEK SPECIAL! CHICKEN Plate Lunch 2 Vegetables Slaw Hot Rolls Corn Bread Coffee or Hot Tea DICK'S CAFE 317 West Main St. Buy.... ....Stays Fresh Longer! Airline Offers On Forts When Planes Land 30 Minutes Late NEW YORK, n-b. I. I UP)—Northwest Airline* announced plans today to refund fiv« per rent, of the ticket price to pussensers on planes thai arrive mor« than 30 minute late. 'file airline said the plnn will so Into effect March IS, if improved t> L_! 1 'L Ch " Apl '°naut!oit Board. CITYOBTAINS" M'aniliuieA from Pare 1) transformers. Tills sewage system was seen n the answer to ID, city, siwnga plant problem of Inadequacy. Mayor Jackson polnled out. Tt may iw used to alleviate the sewage problem developed by rn|>i,| groivlh of the city, he said, which lias overtaxed the present .ly.item. Government Spent Million* It Ihe city's re-•test (or tills grant, It w»s poll' /" out that the »lr bav land »•«* < .table (or rnla- in* cotton, soybeans and other crop* mitl Milmaled tliat these could yield an annual net revenue of $18.700. An estimated 110,490 was listed as polenllal Income from rental of the buildings suitable (or commercial iwe. Aiioltie.r »s,0oo was listed as estimated revenue thnl could be received by the city from renls of buildings used SA dwellings. Tile mayor Indicated Hint he. "oped much work on developing the Hi-en could be accomplished next Summer. Tills may Include operation of the swimming pool and base (healer ind addition of more housing unit, at Ihe base It was Indicated. Approval was Riven (lie flnnl K rant by the WAA in Wash Ins ton Dec ao. by the WAA and CAA in Dai- Ins Jan 30 and by Ilir WAA and CAA In Ulllc Rock Wednesday 'Hie nlr base here, used iis a twin-enijiiie aircraft training |,ase for pilots and -cadets during the war, was completed by ihc Army In 1H« at » cost, of $10,000.000. Livestock ST. I.OUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. Feb. o. <UP)—Livestock- Hogs 9.SOI), salable 5,500; market uneven; weights under 22S Ibs steady to 25c higher than average Thursday: top SOc lilRlie.r. Heavier weight.* mostly 25 to 7Sc lower; 1GO Ibs down mostly steady. Sow, Kfc to M towtr, Mart |oo4 anil choice 180 to MO lh« MM- 2«; op 24 X for one load 240 lo 270 Ibs 'H.ld-'ifi.H; 370 tfl'jOO lb« •«.50124,50; 300 lo 360 Ib. jj.jj. •JIMS; mo to no iba 34-M; no t« 190 ItH 20.70-34; 100 to IX Ib plf« H.75-19; sows 4,W Ibs down 21.SO- 11; over 4&0 Ib. 30.7&-ai.3»; tin. 16-19 Cattle I,SOU, n»UI)l« 1,000; calVM 4(10, all aalahle. Not enough sleiri or heifers here lo warrant mention. Cows tn Unlit supply and finding slow clean-up trade, at unevenly lower price*. A Jew good row» M; common and medium beef cows 17.50-0.50; canners and ciitterj 18- 17.M. t HI fll -ACTION SIPTOL HUSH OU1 )* H..W- COiDt Giv«3 you inslmil irHef to H xUiff- • it-up hr*it-colil Kiitl cough, Ihrcnt imlallcm *ni[ lioariciicit ilue lo K cnM. Hijilol looscni (lie |)hl* K rii in Ihe ruxnl anil hrortrial (met, itti.l •xceitxLvi coiiKi.injf. GKT SIPTOL TOIMY Kuiiday Dux Otlkf Ope.n> 1:4» Show Slarti t:t>« TONIGHT .K FKATIIHK 'Follow That Woman" with William <;:ii K nn anil Nanry Xellj Rerlul: "Son of /.orro" Also t'»rtoi>n Saturday 'Days of Buffalo Bill" with Sunset Ciirsun :md TeitiT Rtewurl Hrrlnl: "firm of 7.orTO* Also Cartoon Rlartit at 11 p.m. Sahirdny Owl Shrtw Starts II :M p.m. "The Madonna'* Secret" wllb Edward Ashley nnrt Ciall falrlrk Serial "Junile Girl"; Also Comedy Sunday and , "Casanova Brown" Wltll Oary Cooper anil Teresa Wrlfht AKn New* and C'arionn Ladies Lightweight Knee Bools - - 4 and 5 Buckle Arctics - - - - *5 50 In Black, Green and Red Thiah Boots-510 io MARTIN and BOYDSTON (,To« lM«fs Slnre) CALL 4627 For Uww C«,t liMrutt* • HOMI • AUTO • IUSIHISS W. I,., [««•«• Blr!f. ( BlytherilU, Still & Young Motor Co: Lincoln-Mtreuty D»ml»r Phon. S17» Blythfrill* Ark. 112 Wctavt M. DAVID B. ANDERSON MASON CONTRACTOR Brick Work of Quality Holler Work mul Kcnuxtcllnr a 110</i i. 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