The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 20, 1948 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 20, 1948
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PAQB TWO Weather Delays ChileanPresident Rtturit from Disputed South Polar Region Interrupted by GaU •AWTIAOO, Chile, Feb. 20. (UP) —Tilt transport carrying President Gubritl G*ohzalez Vlrtela home from th« Antarctic wns Khcduletf to s*il today »nd may rendezvous with an Argentine naval expedition •t disputed Deception Island. A howling gale and heavy K?HS In the Drtkt Straits forced the transport, the Presidents Pinto, to return to Sovereignty Bay in Greenwich Iiland yesterday. Th« wMthtr was reported clearing during the night, however, and the Pinto wai ordered to set out again today. On the way liomo the transport may stop at Deception Island, one ot th* -Falkland Island dependencies claimed by Great Britain where Britain and Argentina have separate bases on opiiosite aides of Horseshoe Bay. The Argentina naval expedition that has set out for the Antarctic region to strengthen Argentina's claim to South Polar areas was expected to arrive in the vicinity of Deception Island over the weekend. It is possible that the twoexpedl- tlons may meet at Deception Island, if the Argentine task forces arrive In time. Otherwise, there may be a meeting at sea, although no plans tor such » rendezvous have been announced. British En Route It is not known If any British warship* may cross the paths o! Blind Man Puts Death Curse on Men Who Killed His Dog, Injured Another TORONTO, Feb. ». (UP)— John*- Berezanskl, blind for It yean, to wounded another. "I lut« to put a cur»e on any one," ht uld. "But th« leuil they should ^expect In the inme f«t« they have dealt out." Berezniiski's two shepherds, Lad- dlc and Sparkle were beaten and shot yesterday by robbers nttempl- ting to loot an aulo body repair Jliop operaled by lhe blltid man. He had left the two dogi In the garage to guard $300 that was In the safe while he stepped out with a friend for a few minutes. When he returned Laddie was the Chilean and Argentine expeditions. The Billlsh sloop Snipe wns last reported at Deception Island and (lie 8,000-ton cruiser Nigeria left South Africa Insl Monday under forced draft for the disputed area. One of (he last actions of the presidential party on Greenwich Island was to explore the land which Gonzalez Vldcla claimed for Chile, along with other Islands, a section of the South Polar continent and Palmer Peninsula (Graham Land) renamed O'Hlgglns Land. The president, accompanied by Ills wife, dnujjhters and members of his retinue, traveled, over a Inrge purl of lhe Island ycslerdny afternoon under Ihe guidance of the head of the Chilcna base, Lt, Francisco Araya. On lhe return Journey, the transport will put in «t Punta Arenas. Chile's .southernmost city. It Is expected the president will be back in Santiago by the middle of next, week. Southern Cornbread made wlth- >pr»ad with- dallcious DIXIE Iff * v Sourhsrn favorite ... itaann- ing hot cornbrtjd. Msdt witti DIXIE tnd if ,i»d with DIXIE you 9»r doub!« th» nouriihing <ood value and rich flavor of Vifamin- fortified DIXIE. DIXIE >! mid* of *ht finaif farm inqredientt. and «v»ry pound th» year around i» fortified with Vitamin A. row MOCM fo« DIXIE MARGARINE GIVES YOU ALL THESE FEATURES • CORO-VANC AGITATOR • TURN-FLO CURVEX TUB • GENTLE ACTION DAMP DRIER Get Yours Delivered Today! Adams Appliance Co. J- W. ADAMS, Jlannjrer 206-08 West Main I'hone 2071 Thif n»w Dexter will fliva you th* clean- **t, br!ght«>t, whitail washingi you'v« «v«r hod. Set H loday. PARKING GARAGE Located In the Business End of Blytheville! President to Be Investigated WASHINGTON. Feb. 20 (UP The United Auto Workers (CIO> and Its president. Waller Reuther will be targela of a Taft-Hart!ey law investigation by a Detroit grand Jury next month, It wn» learned yesterday. Justice Department sources said the Investigation would center on alleged vlolntloiu at the Taf-Hart- ley's ban on political activity by unions of Democrat Philip storch ]n a special Congressional election In Pennsylvania last November. The race was won by Rep. Franklin H Ltghlcnwalker. a Republican. Government prosecutors Jesse Clmenko and Turner Smith, who will conduct the Inquiry, declined any comment. But they were expected lo seek the Indlclnient of both UAW nncl Reuther for violation of the no-polltlcs provision. Like CIO President Philip Murray, who was Indicted on a similar chnrec last week, Rcuther repeatedly hns demanded that the government prosecute him so tlmt the constitutionality of the ban could be tested Under the Taf-Hnrtley Law, a abor union Is forbidden to make any expenditure on behalf of any candidate In nil election. Violating expenditure on behalf of any candidate In an election. Violating unions are subject to a $5,000 fine and llielr responsible officers lo a mnx- Imum penalty of »1,000 /hie and a year In prison. BLYTHEV1LLB (ARK.) " —-__ Headin' for the Last Roundup MBP^'^^^Trrvw v*t»<»»» »•- .•«..—. " Pemiscot County 4-H Council fleets Officers CARUTHEHSVILLE. Mo., Peh 20—Mrs. Homer Sinllli, Route 1 Stcelc. wns eltctcd prcslilciit of Hie Pcmlscot County ^-H club Council nt, a. meeting held nt the county extension office here recently. Other officers named were Sherreli John- inn, Route J. Haytl. vice-president- nnrt Miss Fnye Blngeiihelmer, lirng- gniloclo, secretniy-iieasurer. The Council contributed $7500 in the Permnnent Camp Fund oJ (lie 4-H Cub Camp on Lake Wnnpape- llo. Pemlscot Comity Is to raise S2 500.00 /or this fund, which Is to be used In building * rond and dln- The Coimcll was presented n safely Plmiiie awarded by General Motors, for having the best Safety Extension Program In Missouri s- mong various 4-H groups Treasury Department Lists High-Paid Men WASHINGTON. Feb.; JO. (OP) ^ The Treasury Department today' mnite public n list of Individuals receiving compensation 'above $75-' OCO tor a fiscal year period. The list included- William D. Anderson of Bibb Manufacturing Company. Mncon Oil., $49.990.92 salary, ,-omis of »35«» liolal t84.99D.02 for fiscal ,- c «lending A UB . 31, 1945. ' Amcriio Obicl. Planters Nut a n-J lie Company of Virginia, salary; $150.558.5* commis- .'WOO other compensation; total »105,958.63 for fiscal year ended Sept. 30, IB46. dead. Sparkle had been beaten and wounded through the head and ?nfe T " t '"°" Cy Sti!1 W1W ln lhe Bcrczanskl said he was praying for Sparkle's recovery. "I don't know what ril do without htm If lie dies," he said. "I depend on Sparkle to guide me everywhere." Dr. Alan Scconrt. a veterinarian, snld Sparkle may be saved, but he probably will lose the sight of one eye. Berezanskf «ald he bought Sparkle »tter baddlo became nearly bund following > case of distemper two years ago. He safd both were excellent, watch dogs and (lint they had prevented another nttemytf. lo break Into the shop ">m e time ago. "I wouldn't have taken a million for Ladriic." the blind man raid. 'He was ns tr»e as any frlcnri T could have m the world. I'll pay n big reward to whoever catches those killers. "How can anyone be so cruel us to hurt a dog?" lead, his ' Gi " iKan of h ? e Sales for lhe last liln = a»« »ie cit, rolired the horses and lurnctl the mounted police mlo a motorized u^L mounts will be sold at auction. Attacked Third Time, Ex-Show Girl Believed Target of Paid Assassins By Robert Vcrmillion United Press staff Correspondent MIAMI BEACH. P| a ., Feb. 20 (UP) — A former Broadway show girl, believed by police to lie marked for torture or death, appeared to be recovering today from her latest, encounter with two vicious mystery men. Hospital attendants saltl that Mrs. Eleanor McCoy, although shot in the neck and side by a pistol fired at close range will probably recover unless complications develop. Mrs. McCoy w«s wounded before dawn yesterday ns she anil her millionaire escort, Hrookly4i tin can manufacturer Irving Fein, were returning lo a hotel from swanky Copacnbana night, club. Their car was halted on fashionable Pine Tree Drive by a black sedan driven by two silent, men One of the strangers drew a gun and shot Mrs. McCoy. Then they fled. ' Fein told police he got out of the car to seek help and Mrs. McCoy drove oft alone to the hospital. Officers, who questioned the tin can man before relcasim; him on a $100 bond, said he was ••probably rattled" at the scene. p eter : .'8lc\vart disclosed . McCofl, «-year-ild di- Vorcee.^hacl been attacked twice before by an "unknown white man " He snid Manhattan police an: now trying to track down n suspect and •have a definite lead 11 as to the as- salhint's identity. Stewart said the first attack was Feb. 11, 1947, when she was beaten by a stranger as she entered the apartment of her sister. Mrs. E. | Gorman Phillips in the Bronx. ( Again on the night of Oct. 20 I IM7, he said, she was attacked on the grounds of p e i,,. s j,i ant m Brooklyn. Mis. McCoy said her Jaw was broken durum one ol the beatings She said she had been threatened three other times. Detective G. w. Owens, who talk- j ed to Mrs. -McCoy at the hospital, I said lie v,as convinced she wns "definitely a victim of hired assa-s- sins." \Watchman Held in Fatal Shooting of Dispatcher KNOXVILL-E, Tenn., Peb 20 — (UHj—Police today held Ben Cov- higton, n uiRhl watchman, in connection tvith the fatal shootitiR early today of the dispatcher at a local bu.5 station. The dispatcher. James c. Padgett. 37, , V as shot through the abdomen at the bus terminal early this morning and was dead on arrival at the hospital. : Police quote Covfngton as say- I mg lie fired a shot at Padirett In self-defense. Member Dies NEW YORK, Feb. 20. (UP)— Funeral services will be held nt St. Bartholomew's Church tomorrow for Robert Patterson Lament, 80, S<aTi'Uiry ol Commerce in former President Herbert Hoover's cabinet ami a leading figure in the steel Industry. Lament died yesterday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. CJiaun- cey Bclknnn. after several months AUOtTOltHj.M - MESH-HIS, March'3-4-5-« I N'KIHTS A\I> 2 MATINKES .VAT1.N ;•••••; r;!M:SII\V AMI SATURDAY . THf PULITZER PRIZE PLAY .. Harvey •» MARION LOJtMK », MAOT CHKl OlrmH.J t,, ANTOINmt PCRRY Stud Rcmlllint,, .nrt Addreswd St.itiptd K ni r!n M MAIL ORDERS'NOW! Security Leaks In Atom Bomb Plant Revealed NEW YORK, Feb. 30, (UP)— Norbert Gag«n, »n ex-Ai-my counter Intelligence agent, uld today that during on» week in 1M3 he «tote documents, took pictures, prepared map« and compiled not*« at the Oak Ridge, Tenn., atom bomb plant. Gagcu said he and another soldier delivered the atom bombs that were dropped on Japan to th« West Coast in "an ordinary looking box car" In the Summer of 1945. In an article In Varsity Magazine, Gageii said only two soldiers were used as guards for thi bombs "because a horde of armed »oldlers would have caused attention and might have attracted saboteurs." Gagen said another of his CIC assignments was to break into the Oak Ridge atom plant lo test security precautions. He said durlnp one week In 1943 he slipped pas'! the guards every day with a badge he bought at a pawn shop, stole document.?, took pictures, • prepared maps, and compiled r.ote.s. "I wrote a report on Oak Ridge K half.Inch thick," he said. 1,500 Attend Funeral For Weil-Known Wardell Planter and Merchant CARUTHEIiSVILLE, Mo., Fc b 20 -Approximately 1500 attended the funeral services Monday afternoon at the Wnnkll High School gym or O. P. Tilghmon. 58. well known planter, K mner and merchant of lhat community, who died of heart a Iment at his home last Friday night. including j n the mourners were 150 Negroes, seated in n special •section, from Mr Tili?Jfrtmn'« farms. Born In 1689 at Monticelto, Ark Mr. Tilghmon cnme to Wardell In 1920, and had contributed much to the development of that community. He served at one time as Mayor of Wardell. and hnd held various civic and community posts Suffering from high blood pressure and a heart ailment for the past several years, he sustained a severe attack while a delegate to the Na- tlonnl Democratic Convention In Chicago in 1044. a , lf) !la d never fully recovered. He had "a bad night" Inst Thursday night, and ' had remarked lo friends Friday; that if he had another night like ! It. he would not be here long It ! was shortly after eating supper that : he .suffered another attack, from which he did not recover. Surviving a r e his wife, of Wnr- dell, and one brother of Monticcll9. The services were conducted by lhe Rev. Mr. Galnes of Hayward and Interment waj at Cantthersvilte in Little Prairie cemetery. Funeral Services Held For Pascola Woman CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo.. Feb N —Mineral services were held here Wednesday afternoon at LaForeo Fimeral n ome for Mrs H t | Skellcy. 82. of Pascola, who died FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, h»r« at Uit homt o{ a ton, J«m«i W. Skelle/, Monday, where «he had Sunday-Vt-hV-Tiomi''^^^ E^SL-'E.. .™*!°!*. * city; t»o brotheri, and ZT artnd. children, and 40 great-gr.ndehll- urulvln. V, vci.iewijr. aye urviving ar» one ton of this sool Thank You, Customers For your patience and confidence and tor your complete co-operation during the 8e ig. »f the recent cold weather when our ()ro . Awing planta were hampered by sever, freezes and our new production was just coming on the market. Our Gas supply was inadequate and road conditions also prevented our rendering our usual schedules, causing you discomfort and inconvenience. We are pleased to announce our supply Is restored with added new production and roads are improved so that unless something unforeseen happens we will have all customers supplied very goon with Serving Eastern Arkansas WE DOCTOR AILING AUTOS! We took our doctor's degree In mechanics. That's why we can spot trouble fast and fix it Just a. quickly I At the first sign of trouble, drive in and let ns check and repair your car. OVe Caler (o Truckers ... No Belter Service!) LEE MOTOR SALES J07 East Main Strett CMC TRUCKg OLDSMOBILB Phon. 519 YOUR CHOICE This Sunday Tomato Cocktail Vegetable Soup or ENTREES: BAKED TURKEV. with celery dressing FRIED CHICKEN, aolrten brown BREADED VEAL CUTLETS, with cream Rl'avy CURED HAM STEAK, with natural gravy ROAST PORK HAM. with applesauce ROAST SIRLOIN BEEF, with brown gravy Siion-fUlce Potatoes Creamed Carrots and Pesi » Pride of Illinois O6rn Fn ,| t cocktail Coconut Cream Pie Coffee Tea or Milk DEWKY HONKYCUTT, Alanafrer GOFF HOTEL COFFEE SHOP 416 West Main Street Phone 2028 CLOSE OUT SALE In order to mak« room for our complet* Book Sror« and School Market we are selling at retail a stock of merchandise at below present wholesale prices. Stock consists of Men's and Boys': Hats Work Shirts Sweaters Work Shoes Belts Suspenders Etc. Luggage Bill Folds Blankets Dresser Scarfs Window Curtains And dozens of other articles Books: Dictionaries Fiction Juvenile Classics Sunday School Lesson Comments Text Books, etc. Rufe Bookt Dictionary Stands File Cabinets Staplers Staples . Paper Pencils Paper Towls Paper Towel Dispensers Chalk Erasers, etc. We Have Also Moved in a Part of Our New Stock You Are Sure to Find Something You Need -OPEN NOW- Tri-Sfales School Supply 108 So. 1st St. Blythevillt

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