The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 27, 1948 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 27, 1948
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PACK TWO Army Tires'12 As 'Subversives' Situation Termed Grave Threat to National Security WASHINGTON, *teb. 27, (UP) — The Army announced today It has dismissed "several" employes at the St. Louis, Mo., Administration Center for alleged subversive activities. While (he Army gave no exact details, Informed quarters said 12 St. Louis employes have been fired and (hat 26 other suspected cases there have been turned over lo the FBI for further study. One person close to the 'situation «ald the St. Louis-'center had become » "beehive" of uubverslve activity through Communist' infiltration. He said the subversives were engaged ' jn destroying records of Communists and fellow travelers who served In World War II. "ThU »ituatlon constituted one of the tr»vett dangers of our nations! *ecur(ty existing today." thli source said. The St. Louis administration center handles confidential army records and -financial matters. Records of*)! World War II veterans are there. An informed source said the current crackdown begun Jan. lo when Army investigators closed down on two suspects employer! in the finance office. These Investigations led to the dismissal of 10 others. This source sold the FBI Is still Investigating 20 other cases turned over to it by army Intelligence operatives. He said the subversives had succeeded in Jumbling up the records Qf reds and pinks who served In World War n to such an extent that It already was rtifflcuit to gather vital Information. He pointed out that these records Would be extre- lely valuable to the army in calling Ita veterans back into service in the event of Another war. Their destruction would cover up those with subversive connections. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Anderson Again Asks New Farm Price Controls ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. yi. (UP) — Secretary ot Agriculture Clinton P. Anderson today renewed his plea for speedy enactment of a Jon*; range farm program with "flexible price supports." Anderson told Minnesota farmers he was •'inclined to believe any minimum support levels which arc legally mandatory should be lower than the present 90 per cent of parity mlnJiniinu." BUI lie said they should be "much higher than the 62 per cent provided In the Triple-A Act of 1938." The present program guaranteeing farmers price support for two years after the end of the war expire* Dec. 31. Andcrbon tolrt congressional farm leaders yesterday he didnt plan to give price support to the "Steagall commodities" protected by, that law, after tha-.. unless Congress gave him the green Jiglit. "Stop-gap legislation merely to extend the present price supports may seem expedient." Anderson told the Minnesota farmers. "But it Is not adequate, Wlint we need Is a long-range policy and program legislation before election. "Both major parlies should commit themselves (Irmly through the votes of members of ConKrf.w, thereby confronting the voters with records rather ttiaa promises." Disintegrated Warehouse A E«s-H««i ^rehouse vl,l<«lljr dislntcgraleTYfTSSatonUsT ArkaHsUsT In a-shattering-plosion which ruto LTo°f I'to wtomTi found" u' Cr P °"°"* ^ "" & ""* * "" ' h " tm bu "» eM dtet " cl "' «™to, (NBA Telephoto.r " """ *"" ° U " ^ """" Wh " e "^ rCSC "* W ° rk " haS a X IX> ' SCd ' center PRISONERS (Continued from Page 1) State Prison early this morning and that the trio's escape was ver- Arkansas Power Firm [Seeks to Issue Stock LITTLE ROCK, Feb. 27. (UP) — Tlie Arkansas Public Service Commission today was considering a wiuu requ««t by the Arkansas Power and [ slsslppi County ofllccrs that th,. Light Co. for permission to Issue j convict* R'cre believed (o have left AnHinos.a,In u stolen 1939 Porrt sedan. A car, fitting the description of the one believed used as an escape car, was found abandoned near Stcele early tills morning. One Ilrnles Stealing Car In Iowa However. Smith, when questioned ified. Officials of the prison told Mis'"'-— County ofllccrs that Two Pole* Are Slain In Holy Land Warfare JERUSALEM, Feb. 27. (UP) — Two prominent Poles were slain in downtown Jerusalem today under mysterious circumstances. Their assailants were believed by authorities to be Sternlsts of the Jewish Underground. The slain poles wer e Witold Hu- lanickl, 54, who until 1039 was Polish consul general and Inter was a Balestlne government official; and Stephan Arnold, former chief of the Polish Press Bureau here. Read Courier News Want Ads. and sell $4,000,000 worth of common stock. The proceeds would finance a part of the firm's proposed $13,153,000 building program in The issue would be sold to Electric Power and Light Co. a Delaware corporation now owning nil currently-Issued A. P. & L. stock. The firm said that if stolitn the candy and other articles louncl in tile car stating that lie had found a billfold containing approximately $11 near a depot at one of their, stops and that they purchased articles somewhere along the Jiuc. Missouri Shrrlff Investigates Deputy Sheriff Juke Claxton of Cariiiltersvillc, who came to Hlv- theville this the convicts Livestock I ST. I.OUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, Fob. 27. (UP)—Livestock- I Hogs 8,100, salable 8.500; weights 1 under 23a Ibs mostly steady with | average Thursday; spots 25c higher j on 150 lbs clo\vn. 240 lbs up very — ----- I uneven, mostly 25 lo 50c higher. . 7 to] morning Lo question [Sows mostly steady. Bulk good and i ink,,,, stated thai his office choice 180 to 240 lbs., 23.50-2375; j i we Wallace Bids For Votes in Minnesota MINEAPONLIS, Ftb. 27. UP) _ Henry A. Wallace makes his direct appeal today to th« farmer* and laborers of Minnesota for support of his third p»rty candidacy for president. Wallace arrived by plane last night. His arrival was held up tor more than an hour because of bad weather, but more than SOO personi ^students, labor leaders and other supporters—were on hand to greet him. Wallace will spend three days in Minnesota making speeches and conferring with farm and tabor groups. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY, 2T, 1948 identify him, to 1 u>ked him hi* profession. He almost snapped to attention and presented himself: "MaJ. Ftantlsek Novak, retired civil servant, officer in (lie Ctech Legion in France In the last war, legion of honor, commander of the Smicliov lector In the Prague uprising." He appeared to enjoy his fir.5t interview, When I asked him who COMMUNIST (Continued from Pmf» 1) ordered change* and expulsions, and was putting detailed plans into operation. But this current coup was full of crossed signals, postponements, and confused orders to the rank and file. I called on one woman, widow of a prominent pre-war liberal political). She sat in her bedroom, her face ashen, staring out the window. She seemed to have aged five years in the week since I had seen her. "I am waiting for them," she saiti. "The Germans put me In the concentration camp because of my husband. I know I will have to go again." I told her I thought she was mis- had been' uoliiicd of a burglary in I top 24- 'MO to 210 ibs V'- the vicinity of Holland lasl night toVo' lbs 20.50 °22; but that (he loot didn't check with that found In the car. He stated that the trio was seen In Stcele went to the headquarters build- I around nine o'clock lust night. I Deputy Sheriff Jones slated tb.ul' morning, denied'taklnK7he"ca'v!" lc ., sllr " fr!i offi "' h(TC ha " »<*" at Anamosa and stated that ll, e ™ t " leti " f a *"'&<"* ^ <he Little trio came to Steele on n frelgl.t H .T S L°'' e at UUlc Rivcr lnsl " lrll ««i | n | B i, t alld tlml 0 [ liccr5 wcre chci . k . ^fv *n'n i- , . 6 b ! £" ,?' lc ~ wah 13-21- 1GO lo 170 Ibs 22 75-23 'V no Republic Square to »atch the to 150 Ibs 10 M-22.2S few' 22 50 I T™ /"f ""r """ ° V £ the « crc " 100 to 120 Ibs 14.25-1850 so«s 450 >l" at ' A ' *> lKem ™' ^ f "ub-ma- 450 I chlnc . gun was ? l lhe . ^rance. He 000,000 In the expansion ected to reach $88,- ncxt five years. - --- this Issue — Is approved, an additional issue I train. • •• ---- .....,, ~..~*.. would be necessary before the I "I don't know wrier,. «.„ O nt n rr' " le .A° sce thc trio was lllvolV( ' tl year, end to compete th7 pro- j the^inV"}™ ilT"-" |o°t ?'? i ^^K'^M^ °'^ "Sire cost or expansion now ' £?' ^^^^^ ^\ JJ-J-^Jj j^^-t he ,,a t , Steele arriving there after mid- C to'ser^'on Ws le.ue K^T i c i^l^ it?:n l d'"ef?io^;- P ° n - li '" C -°' h ' S CS — ^«V treated Smith told a Courier News reporter that following their escape the trio wasn't hearted anywhere in particular. "We just wanted ;o get the hell out of there", he said. When asked where train changes; were made in order to get to Steele, Smith stated that he couldn't re- Czechs Kill Students Protesting Red Coup LONDON, Feb. 27. (UP)—A foreign office spokesman said today that official British reports from ~ auncu mut ire tuuiun i re- Prague said five students lost their i call. "There were so many of them " lives In violence incident to the ' lie said, "I just don't remember Communist Coup. i smith denied that the trio had IPARKINC GARAGE REPAIRS WE DOCTOR AILING AUTOS! Located In th« Business End of Blyrhev.lfel We took our doctor's degree In mechanics. That's why we can snot trouble fast and fix it just as quickly! At the first sign of trouble, drive in and let i, s check and repair your car. (We Cater to Truckers ... No Better Service!) LEE MOTOR SALES 307 East Main Street GiMC TRUCKS OLDSMOBII.K Phone 519 us fair enough at Annmosa." he said, "but 'we Just WEinteti 10 get out." When asked why they didn't change clothes he replied "we didn't have time." He stated, that he vn.s serving his second sentence for cur theft the first being on a Juvenile chnrge. He said that his initial sentence on the present charge was Tor three years but that he got nn additional two years for a previous escape. He told the officers that the trio had agreed to waive' extradition ami were willing to return to the IOWA .prison. Iowa authorities have been i contacted, Jones said, anrt will rth- ."'palch guards to return the convicts to the prison. lbs ilown, 18-18.50; over 450 17.50-18; (ew n.25. Most stags 14- lfi.25. Cattle 1.300: salable 1,200; calves 500. all salable. Trade dull despite meager supply of cattle. Very few steers offerer! Heifers and mixed butcher yearlings making up most of thc supply with sales about steady, although weighty limited inquiry. Most „ good kinds, from 20-25; some choice held considerably higher. Cows about steady, bui slow and weak. Canners and cutters quotable from ]3.50-!1; common and medium beef cows n.50-19; with odd head good cows 20 or better. passed me on to a doorman, who . thought that my being Irom an I American press agency was reason I enough to admit me. Finds Police Everywhere More police upstairs. Three clustered around a frightened youth examining his Identity papers. The inside offices were quiet but British Order Cruisers To Protect Rich Colony LONDON. Feb. 27. (UP)—The government ordered two cruisers rushed to British Honduras to protect the rich colony against "irresponsible elements" from Guatemala who might try to Invade It, the foreign office said today. f , ri , ine iiisiuu unites _ .. . mfrtii m tS con!l "ed. Except for Gen. Vladimir medium to KrRJinai fol , mcr sec retary who had been taken by police for questioning, the usual officials were there. It seemed odd, considering the Communist charges that this secretariat was planning an "armed putsch" to take over the country. I asked to see the new secretary general, who had been appointed to the job by the Communist action committee. The new secretary received me ill the stenographer's anteroom because Krajima's office still was locked. No one In the outer office could U.S. Transport Drops Supplies for Soldiers ATHENS. Feb. 27. (UP)— An American transport plnnc dropped supplies today to a Greek tow.i near the Turkisuxtiorder which has been under sustained guerrilla at- tnck for several days. Advises Early Rising To Live Longer NEW YORK (UP1—Enrly risers during the winter months probaly '.vill live longer, the Greater Ne\v York Snfcty Council believe?. Hmrold K. Kramer, chairman of the council's operating committee, pointed out thai winter weather conditions usually slow the trip to school or to work. "Hurry Is a contributory cause ot many serious nccldcnts," he added. "Allow yourself n few extra minutes to get wherever you're solng and your chances of getting there alive and sound will Improve." In certain Australian tribes a mail is permitted lo marry only his mother's mother's daughter's daughter. brother's Dixieland Does It... PUTS OUT THE "RIGHT" FOOD AT THE RIGHT PRICE - . JUST LIKE EATING AT HOME Try a Flavor Treat This Weekend: • FRESH FRIED CRAPPIE • DELICIOUS BROILED STEAKS • CHICKEN -N BASKET Away Down South - - - It's ... For Real Southern Foods DIXIELAND CAFE North H» 9 hw ay 61 at Holland, Mo. Phon . «,,„„ Aluminum May Boost Freight Traffic CHICAGO (UP)—The exertmcnt- al use of aluminum in the construction of freight cars will lead to the : saving ot ns much as 1,000.000 1 pounds per train If tests prove successful. ; Officials of (lie Illinois Central Railroad are experimenting with five freight cars and one refrigerator car. made solely of aluminum ' rind steel. Tlie 50-ton fricght cars use steel in the framework, running gear, and on safety appliances. The rest ot tiie car, Including the reinforcing side stakes, are ot aluminum. The saving in weight would DC the equivalent of adding six extra freight cars to a 100-car freight (rain. GRIFFIN because it has a hard-wax finish HACK . mOWH • MN • OXItOOD LUMBAGO And Rhtumatic Fein Suff*r«r»Now Find BUSSED RELIEF f™ h --^ B - imclaoreDeAfl, brought on by bad weather, in fitmoua C-^i!;j.,Often you start to feel quick relief nfter tliu first spoonful. Caution: UM only aa directed. Buy C-JIZ3. ROSE BUSH SALE! 1000 2-Year, Field Grown ROSE BUSHES 50c Freshly Dug From the Fields! We also have truckloads of SHRUBBERY Including Azaleas, Boxwoods, and Other Varieties You've been Waiting for to Sell for i to \ Less than Regular Price! Come to the Corner of Main St. and Highway 61 Will Be Here Three Days Only FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY STRINGER BROS. Nursery Of Memphis on the action committee hid *. iected him, Jie answered: "I don't know myself, we just set up » provisional action committee yesterday, and I c«me only i fe» minutes ago." With m tr«tfwnt SKRACH-NO-MOR. 60c. Jl. $1.50. ITCH « rfwlrey liw uritKStulUM.gaOAP5Sc.Al Drug Store* or Stutl* LaboraloilM, Flor#nt*. AUbaflia. COLDS r — The best-known home remedy you can me to r«lle« distress of coldi. chest, back with ANNOUNCING BUCHANAN CHEVROLET CO. "Ports Dept. Party" FOR • Dealers • Parts Men • Mechanics At The Osceola Community House March 2, 1948 6:45 I>. M. Free Fish Fry Colie Stoltz Orchestra Attendance Prizes! MARTIN & BOYDSTON Presents Month-End Specials In Boys' Wear! For young men SPORT COATS Tans, Checks, Plaids - Size 12-17 Bruxton, Prep, Sanforized DRESS SHIRTS SIMS 6-12, 121/2.14J4. . . . . . , .fV.98 to $2.65 16" v -'^ SWEATERS '' ' ' Button or Zipper Style $3.25 to $4.95 V-Shaped Slipover Sleevelets SWEATERS Sizes 4 to 12 . $2.85 Just Like Dad's Wind Breaker Jacket Tan & Brown $725 4-20 1 Pasrel Shades Wash Suits $498 Size 7-3 For the Baby Boy BLUE JEANS For Ages 1 to 4 $1.98 For the School Age BLUE JEANS Sizes 6 to 16 $2.25 For the Small Boy CORDUROY CAPS In pastel shades Long Length, Pastel Shades Wash Suits SIM 1-3 . $95 $^ New Spring Pants Site $*|95 $J 6-17 2 4 $195 White Peque CAPS Excellent quality $1.10 Genuine Felt FOOTBALL CAPS In bright colors ogj Fine Quality GABARDINE CAPS Tan or brown $] .QQ For Young Men GABARDINE HATS Choice of tan or red $1.59-$1.75

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