The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 8, 1948 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, March 8, 1948
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PAQI TITO Southern Governors Schedule Session This Week Following Meeting of Democratic Bosses By aUvmon4 L»hr VtMti FrMt BUtt Cotit»r»u4tmi WA«nifOTON, March •. (U.P.)—Southerner* In Omtrrtt looked to their state governor!! today for the next move In the Dixie revolt Against, the Democratic Party leadership. Th« Bouthtra Goverivors Conference will assemble her. next Satur- Aay. Some of their Democratic colleague. In Congress expect them to M*p up „!»„. for withholding southern elector,! votes from President Truman ^ Th« tovernors' meeting will come •ft*r a two-day session of th« executive committee of the Democratic National Committee. Tiiat aroun *•* called officially to discuss na- tlunaJ convention arrangements but was expected to talk unofficially about the southern rebellion against Mr. Truman's civil rights program A Jive-member committee will report to the Bovernor. conference about it* unsatisfactory discussion with Ben. J. Howard McGrath of Rhode .Wand, chairman of the Democratic National committee. McQrath rebuffed proposals that New Device Gives Altitude Warning ILiTkEvILLB (ARK.) OOURIM KKWt a the party repudiate Mr. Trumsn's program. Mov«« already are under way In •ome Southern state* to nllow Democratic electors to deny their votes to Mr. Truman after the election In November. The latest such threat c«me from Florida, stale Rep. O. R. Home announced In Tallahassee that he would request a apeclal session of the legislature to overhaul the state's election lavs. Southerner Face Big T«t .. Southerners in Congress face CAA Sanctions UseofDC-6s By Airlines WASHINGTON, Mar. I (UP)— The 52-pas«enger, DC-S luicnry liners, which were grounded In November aft*,- two fhcs in :!!sht, will begin returning to service a week from today with the government's safely stamp. Civil Aeronautics Administrator T. P. Wright said the government had approved the modlflcallont made In the big four-engine pianos to eliminate fire hazards. Ninety-seven of the planes were modified at a coat of nearly $4,000,000. most of It borne bv the builder, Douglas Aircraft Co. "Domestic users of the plane are American, United, National, and Branlff alr- llnea. President Truman's personal DC- Ihe Independence, will also be <k i « . u . . ^ V "S'™« iacc a, me independence, will also be their first big test when they fight i ready for operation about April 1 against unfavorable odd. to block It U undergoing a regular 600- legislation to carry out Mr. Tru- hour checkup hi addition to the man's civil rights proposals. The Republican-controlled Congres, appears most likely to try for passage or anti-lynchlng or null-poll tax bill, at both. Sen. Richard B. Russell, D., O», leader of a southern Senate bloc pledged to filibuster ugaltwt such legislation, said he 'and his colleagues would base their o|>posltton on "facts and not on prejudice or emotions." ' He said all Southern senators except Sen.. Claude Pepper, D., Fin., were ready to Join In a filibuster. Russell and sen. Harry F. Byrd, D., Va., Joined In asserting Hint advocate* of antl-dlscilmlnntlon legislation were not fully a\iare of the Southern racial problem. Byrd said Mr. Truman's proRra^n "would Impose a system of force upon the people of the South sUn- llar to that undertaken after the civil war with such disastrous re- «ulU in racial hatred and blcod- aited." "The alaJcea are high and I do not believe the South will remain Impotent to protect Its rightful interests," he Mid. Two pilots examine the cigar-like forward antenna, arrow, of a new radar altimeter nnd warning device being installed on Pan American World Airways clippers. It sends out continuous radar Impulses below and ahead of the plane, which are translated into feet-above-ground rending* on a warning dial, Inset, on the Instrument panel. The device offers a virtually foolproof system to warn ' pilots of altitudes from 2000 down to 300 feet. Chicago Woman Thrilled Over Winning Awards Offered in Radio Contest OHIOAOO. Mar. I). safety modification. The big plants were grounded Nov. 12 after two of them caught fire in the atr. The source o[ the fires wa« overflowing gasoline which wn» sucked Into the cabin OHIOAOO. Mar. I). (UP)--Mrs heating mechanism while being Florence Hiibnnrd, 88. said today transferred from alternate to main ;" n e thought she would sell the boat plane nnd trailer she won In the S22,500- Jackpot for naming Jack Benny as the 'walking nmn" radio show contest, But she Is planning to use tanta. United Press President Sounds Note of Optimism in the vacation two-weeks, expenses-paid vacation LISBON, Portugal, March 8 (UP) | trl l> to s ' ln Valley, Idn, She Is also -The SimHa v M«u<a>ni»..*.. v^t...... ol ftH til 11 ff t n »r<f *>r>t +li* liniU,»Hnn*. , —The Sunday Newspaper Popular published n front imge In terview yesterday with Hugh Ball- lie, president of United Press In which Balllle said there Is optimism throught the United States that "It Masked Robber _ * . -i-.^J . r'i I V In Church Office BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Mar. 8.— (UP)—A masked Negro today battered a church secretary on the j head with a brick several times In an attempt to rob the church s.ife police reported. Mrs. Mamie Klllough wan found In the office of the Ruhama Baptist Church here, bleeding profusely from head wounds, After being rushed across the street to East End Memorial Hospital, Mrs. Klllough told police that a masked Negro was waiting In the office when she arrived for work ahortly before B a.m. She said he handed her a crude will be poMlble to keep the peace." Baillle was one of 16 newspaper executives who stopped here en route to New York after the Innug- urnl night of Pan American Airways new line to South Africa. Dlnrlo Popular described Baillle as "A personally having great pr«- tlgate In the American Press." In dlscurrlng International affnhs the paper quoted him that "events of l£lj^?i fcw dn> ' s ciin ' t Inspire much °P»na^» but I am convinced, as are many Americans, that this is a temporary deterioration." . • A* to the Marshall plan. Balllie said the mnjority of the American people ara fully in favor of it and ' 0 d ° Ub '' "'"' "* npproved VUt^l I "•'• -" uiin vnucj., iim, out: 13 niso Dloro, pl " ntll "B lo accept the Invitations .- ,.. to nppcnr on Denny's rodlo program nnd on Truth or Consequences, the, show which provided the prizes. She wasn't 8 ure she could get time off from her Job for all the Bulgarian Enroy Resigns Because of Red Policies LONDON, Mar. g. to (rj p, a e traveling. Then she got a call that thrilled her almost n s much as the prize-winning call. It was from her top boss, whom she had never met. Mrs. Hubbard is a S30-a-weck saleslady in Carson, plrle Scott & Company, and John ']'. Pirie, president of the store called. "Congratulations," he said. "Take ns much time oft a 5 you want " She wns so excited nljout whining the contest that «he sate! she'd "been shaking, ever since.", "I'd haw notuse for, an airplane," she said, r 'buL"lhc new CartlTlat: se* clan will be nice." She also plans to take the Interior decorating Job mid the new tile bathroom If- it is agreeablo with her landlord. She lives alone In a fourvroo* apartment on Chicago's west-side. Her husband, Dr. Charles P. Hubuard. an optician, died 13 years ago. Bigwig of Democrat* Denies Resignation Rumor WASHINGTON. Mar. B (up>— Chairman J. Howard McQrath of the Democratic National Committee denied last night what he called "persistent rumors" that he and Gael Sullivan, th e committee's executive director, planned to resign. He attributed the rumors to a campaign of "confusion and deception" by Left-wing and reactionary forces to destroy confidence in President Truman's leadership. McGrnlh sairl that Drew Pearson, columnist and radio commentator, included Hie "latest example of this rumor spreading" in his weekly radio broadcast night. Pearson said both McGrath and Sullivan would "like" to resign and that party leaders would prefer a presidential candidate with more of a clmnce to win. Icrday he had resigned hi/ post "u ' ful1 dUasreemont with thc ^Ec.}; — Dfen/t" 1 "' Pllmc Minister Gcorgi to D 'riv^' CV 5<lld h " would return Jy penciled note written on a piece in^!^" °f '"j'" 1 ? * n <l democracy" of cardboard box. it said, "one I B "'K' lrin »- He intends to stay word and I kill—open safe quick." ' " - When she hesitated momentarily Mrs. Killough reported the Negro rushed at her with a brick In his hand and stated beating her on the head. A church maid heard her scream and ran into the office. The bandit lied. The African weaver-bird works upside-down, and builds an up- slde-down nest, but the eggs don't '••" out. , Indian Minister III NEW DELHI, March 8. (U.P.)— Home Minister Sardar V. patcl, 12. is seriously ill following a heart attack Friday night. It was reported today. The now-famous cranberry Industry of Cape Cod dates from 1816, when Henry Hall became the first successful grower. In London. The Bulgarian minister to Brussels, Vassll Yunikov, resigned last Friday on grounds that the "Com- munisls have suppressed all liberties" in Bulgaria. 'Orange Roll' Suggested Instead of 'Egg Roll' . ORANGE, Cal., Mar, a. (UPi — Mrs. Hurry Truman was asked today to plan an "Orange Roll" in- stcnd of the traditional egg roll on the White House lawn. Mrs. A. H. If. Hclncnmnn, resident of this citrus center, saul she had recommended the "Orange Roll" in H letter to the first lady. Mrs. Helnemrann said her Idea' would save eggs. She olfered to furnish the oranges.. .free. De Valera, Former Fire Premier, Returns to U.S. NEW YORK, Mar. 8. (UP)—Former Premier Eamon de Valcrn of Eire arrived at I* auardin airport today for his first visit to liij native America in is years. A delegation from the United Irish County Societies, who have arranged a one month coast-to- coast tour for DC Vnlora, met him when his Amerlcmi Overseas Airways plane landed at 4:58 a.m. Missouri Girl,17, Shoots Parents Mother Killed After Argument; Father Shot To Conceal Crime EMINENCE, Mo..March I. (UP) — A n-yesr-old brunette was charged with flnt degree murder today after the confessed that the killed her mother during an argument and then murdered he father to that he would not learn of hU wife's death. Betty Jane Kroeger, attractive and well-groomed, said she shot her mother, Mrs. Minnie Kroger, 48 through the head with an Italian automatic piston her brother-had brought back from the war. Then she went to the variety Jloie operated by her father, Fred Kroeger, 50, and shot him as he lay In a cot where he had been sleeping each night «Jnce burgulars broke In recently. The «tore Is a half block from the Kroeger home Mlsj Kroeger killed both parents with single shots through their heads. The girl's sultry dark eye« flashed as she told Capt. J. A. Tandy of the State Highway Patrol how the and her mother argued Tuesday because Mrs. Kroeger refused to let her go to East St. Louis for a visit. "We used to Jive In East St. Louis and only moved here three years! ago," Miss Kroeger sold. "I wanted I to go there to see some friends but mother woulden't let me ! Hid Doth Bodies ' I "We argued about it and at last' I got my brother's gun and shot i mother. I dragged her body behind a divan hut then I got to thinking I that my father would find out about It soon anyway. So I decided to' shoot him too," ] Miss Kroeger said she went to the store, let herself In and shot ! her father as he slept in the rear , room of the store. She hid his body I under a couch. \ Then she took the family car 1 and drove to East St. Louis, 120 mllcj Northeast of here, where she. stayed all of Wednesday. She became worried that the Ijodles had been I discovered so she returned here early Thursday. '• That evening she slept on the' store couch with her father's body lying beneath it. She spent Friday night in a hotel room because she was "uneasy " - Meanwhile, neighbors had become I auspicious because they hud not seen the Kroegcrs end the store had not been open. They notified Shannon County Prosecutor O S Sizemore who requested th« hleh- way patrol to Investigate. , EST~" r DC Valera was defeated In the frbrum-y elections after serving as Pi mie minister since 1932. He was K ,^, yenrs ago ln New York In a ouuciing occupying the present ' site of the Chrysler Building. MONDAT, MARCH 8, Airport News The Blylhevllle Private Filers Association l» planning a breakfast flight to Gill Dove Airport at Martin, Tenn., thla Sunday, weather permuting. Included In a breakfast flight which landed here yesterday morning were the following Little Rock filers, members of the Arkansas Private Pliers Association- P L Stolwr, J. 1,. Go*, Mr. and Mrs.' Gale Hanson, A. E. Llnzel, A. J. Wright, C. M. Hunter, Gilbert Lee Sr., Gilbert Lee Jr., Mi« Sara A. Shoul and Mi M Wannell Howard. G. L. Moore of Little Rock Civil Aeronautics Administration inspector. k|]| be at the Municipal Alr- !>ort here Wednesday to give CAA examinations. Ezra Lcmley received his private J»Jots license here last week. Transient pilots who landed here during last week included the following; Charles E. Needham and Benson D. Gllle of Hollywood Calif Howard; K. L. Miller and T N' Fuller of Chicago. Stinson- j A ' Beasley, Muskogee, Oku., Bonanza;' H. Hammond of Santa Ana, Calif BT-J3; C. E. 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