The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 23, 1947 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 23, 1947
Page 3
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_ THURSDAY, OCTOBER IS, 1941 Ignorance of Peasants Factor In Spread of Cholera in Egypt Terribly High Death Rate (EDITOR'S NOTE: Egypt's cholera epidemic has killed s an •on. during «, flrst mo ,,th. Yesterday the Public Hwlth Mln,^ «1 Person, had- died from the disease Monday a« "u.7 w cases had been reporled . In the M1 teiis of the hom " <* By SAM SOUKI United Pre« Staff Correspondent CAIRO, Oct. 23. (U.P.)-Half submerged in tile water of a 6 ^ y oi «ii ^ Twenty-seven persons drank from the Wie disease. Some of them died, death, When the Egyptian health inspector arrived, he went first to Jhe home of the boy's parents. 'Where is your son?" he asked.' 'The two peasants looked at each other and mumbled that he had "gone far away" but that he would be back. Guards halted a load of vegetables on its way into Cairo. Concealed under the food were the corpses of two cholera victims. In another section of the city a group of persons who have been exposed to the plague tried to sneak out of town into open country. Incidents of ignorance like this and the uncooperative attitude of large groups has caused the cholera epidemic to spread. Millions of units of vaccine have been rushed into Egypt from the United States, Russia and other countries, but hundreds continue to die. Informed quarters say that martial law is being contemplated in an effort to check the epidemic. Drastic penalties reportedly are being considered against those who «• to profit from the plague by Smuggling persons out of infected areas. Egypt remembers the cholera epidemic of IBM which killed 25,000 persons. Directive from the health ministry are issued with speed and precision. Medical supplies receive tJic highest priority. But the government's greatest enemy is the Ignorance of peasants and their dread of officialdom. With all the health and security measures which have been taken, the toil of victims still is rising. There now are 4,584 officially diagnosed cases in hospitals. .No one knows how mapy cases—or deaths —have not. been reported. The government considers Dak- ahtcili and Gharbieh provinces the worst plague spots. The disease has spread rapidly in both, even in rural sections. A]y Yehia Bey, one of the government's top health officers, said the two provinces would be divided into five separate areas with one doctor In charge of cadi section. The five doctors will be granted sweeping powers to requisition anything they need to fight the epidemic and to impose any regulations they consider necessary. Airline Ticket Agent Brings Fugitive's Arrest MIAMI. Fla., Oct. 23. <UPj—Police held a Puerto Rican fugitive wanted in New York on a homicide charge today after an airline ticket agaent recognized him from a picture on fft "wanted", poster. fljday after an airline ticket agent can airiines traffic clerk, said he T/irce Boys Tell Oificer They Stole 177 Autos < ARK '> COURIER NEWS Tenn - °»l- W. ih | youtlls who bragged that they have stolen "177 autos n five years" today were waiting to have their story checked by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Sheriff Ray Noland, who arre«t- ed them at Gatllnburg. said they will be transferred to Knoxville by the FBI today. He listed them as Xf™ 1 <Happy> Woods, Thomas C. Oldham, and Bert short, all ot Charleston, W. Va. Less Noise in Taverns, Brewers .Implore HAEBISBURG. Pa. (UP)—The trouble with tavern patrons I* they don't know when to pipe f That is the verdict of an zation which works for i. i- vival of the beverage industry— the Pennsylvania Brewers' Association. Local-option voting put 71 Pennsylvania establishments out of business because of noise, the association claims. The noise that prevails in taprooms in the wee hours of the morning was held responsible. None of the blame was placed on the use of liquor and beer alone. "The cacophony of music, slamming car doors, starting automobile motors and patrons' loud farewells," Association Secretary William T. Burton said, "reaches an spotted Antonio C. Pigueroa as the "wanted" rnaii when he tried to buy a ticket to Havana. • Stevens called police when he noticed the Puerto Rican had a gold front tooth and a blue stone ring as described on the poster. Masked, Armed Mob Raids Plant Electric Firm Hot Costly. Equipment Smashed in Attack KENTOH, O., Oct. V. (UP)_B«. tween *) »nd W masked and armed !«n smashed through th* door* of uiiim-nou -oq OWM^ trpOK *»n plant yesterday, ompowred » witchman and destroyed costly m»- chjnery, officials reported. *. K. McBerty, »lc«-president o! the company, said extent of the damage could not be estimated immediately but plant door, were shut to some 130 workers and production would be halted scraral d»TS. McBerty said the watchman, Ir» MacBrey, said he was forced into » corner of the plant fey mnmen and told "stay where you are or else." The vandals cut all telephone wires to the plant, located near a residential area. Although workers in the plant were not union members there reportedly had been several attempts to organii* then-.. Carloads of plant workers were seen driving past the company yesterday. Attack Uke Commando. MacBrey told police and company officials that the armed men forced their way through back and front doors of the plant in a swift commando-like attack. Company officials and police said a two months old strike at two other Ohio plant* operated by the company might hare caused the incident. The attack and vandalism occurred about one-hour after the last shift of workers quit at l:3o ajti The men took their time wrecking the machinery, staying about 25 minutes, according to the watchman. The company, manufacturers of telephone switchboard equipment, operates plants at Gallon, Mt. Gilead and Kenton. Police, company officials and other were reported in a closed meeting as they sought to determine the rc-tporvsibility tor the vandalism before sending out a general police alarm. No arrests have been made. _Head Courier News Want Ads. unappreclative audience of neighbors at 2 a.m." How To Relieve Bronchitis CreomulsJon relieves promptly be* cause it goes right to the seat of the trouble to help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm, and aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tender, Inflamed bronchial mucous mem* branes. Tell your druggist to sell you a bottle ot Creomulsion with the understanding you must like, the way It quickly allaya theicough or you an to nave your money back. ' CREOMULSION tor Couehs, ChestColcb, Bronchitis J FREE ESTIMATES ON » PAPERHANGING • PAINTING Interior or Exterior Painting -. •"• • Phone 3885 Russell Price FOOTBALL FANS Listen to the PLAY BY PLAY Description of BLYTHEYILLE-SUBIACO FOOTBALL GAME Direct from the Playing Field AT THE AZORBACK FRIDAY NIGHT, 8 O'CLOCK This service is presented through the courtesy of the Razorback, in co-operation with Fred Callihan Radio Service. THE RAZORBACK Phone 4341 Spinster Sister Kept Him Prisoner From Love, New York Dentist Claims BY LEO TURNER (Unlle* Prew Sl.ff Correapondenl) NEW YORK, Oct. ZS. (UP)-Dr, J. S. Cliauln, a bachelor dentist in fashionable Forest Hills, charged today that his spinster sister had made him a virtual prisoner Jroin love. Miss Shirley Chapln, 32, was brought Into Flushing Magistrate^ Court, red-eyed after a nlghl In jau on a disorderly conduct charge filed by her brother. He charged that: 1. She snapped off the radio when she caught him listening to soap operas that had any love Interest. 3- She made him cross to the other side of ll.e slreet every time a pretty girl approached. 3. She carefully selected his female p.tients, and ordered some ?' '"«" °} lt of "is office when ihe Ihoi jhi Ihey were dressed inapp. roprlKlcly foi * prolessioiml visit U " le recel>tlo " l!t !" Dr. Chapln. medium height, with iron-grey hair and dressed In • c °'"«v«tlve. well-tailored business suit told police at the Jamaica Station last night, "I've been a better brother to her than any husband has ever been to a wife Va«a. lions, eveninns out-why I even | bought her a mink coat. She's hurt •me barred from some of the best bars and holds on Fifth Avenue." Miss Ohnpln slood silently while 1 lier brother filed Jils complaint. Then she lurried and hit him with I her !»cketbook. Slid burst into tears j as police led her away. 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