The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 4, 1947 · Page 16
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 16

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 4, 1947
Page 16
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PAGE SIXTEEN ULYTHliVILLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS Love for Brother Hay Nab Killers : Prisoner to Decide r Between Cell, Telling Police of Murder Gang NEW YORK, Sept. 4. (UP)—Tile possible capture of a ring of killer's which police said would make Murder, Inc., "look like a ]>eiiny-ante affair" hinged today cm a man's love for his dead brother. , " It depended on \\ hethcr Jiancl- v some Louis Lofredo, 30, decided to go to prison for 60 ycnrs and tnkr * chance • on personally avenging his brother's killing or decided to tell police what lie knew about the murder gang. : L'Jfrcdo's younsrr brother. Alfred, was killed in the Bath Beach section of Brooklyn two weeks arjo, the eighth, murder vh'liin there since last May. Police te'icvecl all eight slayings were committed by Ihc same gang. Lofredo vowed revense when news of the murder reached him in jail where lie is awaiting sentence on charges of robbery, grand larceny f ml assault. , Today when he appeared for sentencing before Judge Sainhuel Lie- txnvilz, he was told: ''You were bragging in prison ! that you would bent this rap and j avenge your brother. If you want to take the chance, that's up to you." If Lofredo gave police ln.'onnalion that would bring '.he murder rin^ (o justice, he would be entitled to consideration," the judge said. Lofredo heard the offer silently, and went back to his cell to think it over. Miami Expects Dollar Return For Every Cent Spent on Ads School Closes When Faculty Asks Pay Hike NEW BRITAIN. Conn.. Sept. 4. (UF J )—The public schools were ordered closed yesterday when 278 of the city's 350 tcuchers remained away from classrooms demanding higher salaries. Superintendent Ernest F. Forbes toid the children to go home imd "not to return until further notice." •Many' of the <J503 children enrolled for the reopening of the city's 18 schools had stayed away todny because ol the uncertainty whether classes wcuhl be held. , As Forbes closed the buildings and excused the pupils nnd the 72 teachers who liad rctused to stay away, the Mew 'Briiain Federation jl Teachers was holding a special mass meeting to decide future action. In .closing the schools. Forbes said that not enough leacliers h.ul reported to permit them to function normally. THURSDAY, SKI'TKMUKU <1, 1<M7 South Africans to Get 2,750,000 Pounds ot Toilet Soap From U.S. WASHINGTON, Sept .4. (UP) The Agriculture Department today earmaiked 410.030 bushels of eup- pU'incntal wheat lor distribution to Miami tmd Miami Ur-uch: Hotel:; will spsntl SI,330,00(1 0:1 advertising to share in the C3Q.OCC.C3: vlsltcre will b|)end on housini;. SC-l.UJO.UOO lor eating. advertising up to now. The $K>,0,0 summer campaign was «o iucccsifiu that 2CO resort hotels, instead of closing for the wai'ni season as they used to do, operated m near capacity. The State's $2,j(J,OCO spent mostly in newspaper and magazine ads last year brought 119.031) clipped coupons, and a lot ol these are expected to bring tourists who will spend all or part of their time in Miami. For advertising, Miami and Miami Bench have budgeted $400,000. The Slate is .spending another $250.C09. Travel and transportation agencies arc spending large sums not included in these tig'.nes. The area's 512 hotels will spend Iron £500 lo as much as $3!J,CO!J each lor newspaper and magazine advertising, a total ol at least $1.- 8CO.OCO. In return, en the basis ol suidies msule recently by O. p. Ihiri. of the Miami Kesearch Bureau, vis- ilors arc expected to spend $63,0;(J,OCO on housing thi.i year. Greaier Miami's 2-100 eating places expect to take in another $6'!.- OCO.C03. Hart figures visitor;; will M>cr.d $'.'2,cn3.CCO for amusemen;:, and the same amount .shopping. Scmcu trades will gel SIBOCOOUO $18,000,COO will be spent for personal services, iuul $II.OCO,C'Ca lor gar; and oil. To give its winter visitors .something new to see, Miami will open the nor; 'Rickenb.ic'Ker Causeway lo Virginia Key, at the mouth ol Biscayne Bay, and Ihe new $3,- CCO.COJ Crandon Park in November. President 'I i uman is scheduled to dedicate the Everglades National Park in December. displaced persons in the llrltlsh- Amerlcan zone of Germans'. The wheat wi;i be procured by Hit Agriculture IX'parlmcnl and paid lor by the international refugee organization. The Army will handle the sh!j>mc-nu>. They wiil be made during the October-December quariei. , This country also lias allocated 12,753,0.1!) pounds of loilct .so:i[> lo' the Union of Soulli Africa and 50,- ' By NKA Service MIAMI. Sept. 3. <NKA>—C-realcr inlanii cxi:ccls lo gei back about one dollar for every penny o! the S2.- 250.C03 it will inveiit this fall ami ivintcr- mcstly in ne\\::p.r,)er and magazine arh't-rtising. Last winter tourists spciu mori 1 tliLin $220 ml'lKjiis in Miami and Miami B:ach. Tills year imuicy r-> plentiful: eoul and oil for heating northerly homes are expected t'J be shcrt and higher priced; railroads and airlines an: oflering more, better and fasier sc-rvicc; highway I r''.ions have been improved; I uixl there art a\ailable 7.51JD new uparma-m nulls. 5UO mure hold ramis and hmuhx'c's of rooms in nt.".v private home.; added since Ihe ins:, Kknklu season. 'liit.-c Ihins.i. :our.lD(i vitli an impr.siiu; rcnvenUun enlej a' - and an aUractivc i)!^^!^]!! oi i iditijii- al :UKI .speeiai spoils e 1 .' u.s, are counted upr?n lo innko- il s's Ini.slr.e's even jM-caiei tlm last. Greatri" Miami's cpcimisi is confirmed by Ihe response il lias had lo more limilcd e.xpendilures lor COO pounds to the Belgium Conso. 'llic rjejiartmenl a:ii<l Ihe .-;oa]> was needed lo meel "esi.ibll'ihcd needs" in ilie i wo areas. House nils Car WICHITA. Kan. (Ui 1 ) — Willis Tooley's car was hil !>y a house. The real cs'late salesman, .sliowin;; a house lo a pi'ospeclive buyer, hurried oul into the ilreel when he heard a crash. A ';niall house beinj moved on a truck h:id sheared a lender off Toolcy'.s parked automobile. AT THE EBC CLUB ... JOHNNY LONG & his ORCHESTRA SEPT. 4 Make Your Reservations At the CSub Phone 948 to Give the Family a Treat Old Fashioned Applesauce Spice Cake ON SALE SATURDAY ONLY! Telephone Your Order — Dial 2073 Delaware is Ihc second smallest i state in the Union. MONEY -NAME YOUR NEED New Opporiunities—Old Debts New Clothes — Education Unexpected Illness — Travel Low Rates — Friendly Service PHONE 2928 122 W. ASH ST. 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