The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 11, 1947 · Page 9
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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER II, 1947 lfVVictory Day' Over in Memphis Legion Post Launches Idea of Observing World War II Victory BY WILLIAM J. FOX (United Frew Staff C»rnpai<dentl MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 11. (U) — It's been Armistice D»y ever since the shootln*- stopped In the first /||World War 29 years ago. But If "Julian B. Bondnrant, commander of Memphis Post No. 1 of the American Legion has his way, the nation will scrap Armistice Day for "Victory Day." Bondurant got his Idea last September talking to Col. Roane War- InK. past national commander of the Legion. They talked of 'plans for a gl- f»ntlc p«r«de, and the revered one minute of silence in remembrance of those who didn't come back. "You know," Bondurant satci. 'I think it's • shame we don't celebrate victories of World War II." Waring agreed. "Here It 1s two years after the »'ar and w* don't celebrate the victories of v-E and V-J day," Bondurant continued. "Guess you're right," Waring said. "Maybe It could be called 'Victory Day: •• * Th»t catuil conversation has starUd m effort by Bondurant and othjr Memphis Ugionnaires to honor—not an armistice—but a victory. Idea Takini Shape Tht Idea U taking shape. Mayor t James Pleajants issued a formal proclamation calling for observance of th« "Pint Victory Day " The Memphis Post has adopted e. formal resolution urging that ar mistlce day be changed nationwide to Victory Day in honor ol the Hvint and dead of all America's wars. National Legion headquarters Indianapolis has been notified „. the plan. Tennessee's Senators and Congressmen have been advised, and reportedly they are in favor of th switch. Bondurant, a World War II Nav\ veteran and 43 year-old father of two daughter* said that his Post inlands to push the idea throughout the nation. Bondurant said (hat Vermont's Governor Ernest W. Gibson and FBI Chief J, Kdgar Hoover, have sent notices of support, ' Local civic and fraternal organizations are getting behind the drive, and Bondurant said he hoped the plan would be In effect by next Nov. II. But this year in Memphis it ns officially "Victory Day"_not Armistice Day. BLYTHEVILIE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Shipshape Technique in Deck-Cutting Joseph Cary. 77. of Aberystwyth, Wales, and Eileen Qullin, 22, of London, execute the tricky steps of a folk dance that won them first prize in a contest held aboard Hie Holland-America liner .'Nieuw Amsterdam on its flvsl postwar voyage to New York. Cary is en route to Alberta. Canada, to visit iwo sisters he has not seen for 47 years, while Miss Butlin is bound for Altoona, Pa. Europe's Food Outlook'Grim' Secretary Anderson Addresses Group In Biloxi, Miss. BILOXI, Miss., Nov. 11. »UP> — Secretary of Agriculture Clinton P. Anderson said yesterday that at best Europe's food prosptcti for the Winter were "grim." Anderson spoke chiefly, however, on the need (or Increasing co-operation between federal and state departments of agriculture, rather thin the International food crisis. He told tlie 2»th animal meeting of the National Association of Commissioners, Secretaries and Directors of Agriculture that the federal department stood ready to work wllli stale agencies in searching for uniform leiislation "which will remove barriers to the clow of goods »dd services across state lines." He stated that despite Increased production on America's farms, the cost of marketing farm products had taken more than 60 percent of the customer's food dollar, "with most! of it going to distributors, dealers' and oilier middle-men." He called for serious study of such barriers to interstate farm trade as labeling, weights. Inspections, and other hindering factors. Earlier today, W. Kerr Scott, Forth Carolina commissioner of agriculture and president of the association, said the pence and tranquil- lity of the world "literally depend on American agriculture." Negro Admits Haying Killed Peace Officer TEXARKANA, Texas, Nov. 11. (UP) — Three Negroes, under arrest In connection with the fatal iliootlnj of a law enforcement officer at Texarkana, have been removed from the count) 1 to thwart with employes or "prospective em- ployes' 'by molesting or intimidating them "tu any way whatever". Tin company had asked the chancellor to abolish picketing and If this could not be done lo allow no more thin six pickets. PAGE NINE, possible mob acilon. The negroes, were Identified us Andrew Hill, «, of Hooks, Texas, who is* charged with the first degree murder of Special Coiv*Ubl« R. F- IBob) Talley, ana Joe N»- Ihin Johnson and S. T. Hubbard, whom Hill Implicated In the crime. I Talley was shot, with hl» own' gun while attempting to arrest Hill on a routine charge. According to prosecuting Attorney Maxwell Welch, Hill eonf«s«ed he •hot Talley and accused Johnson of holding the officer. Talley is survived by the widow and «|K children. OPEN EYES WIDER Crtatuns which can MC in th« dark have no special lenst of sight. Their eyes merely open wid« enough to admit more light than do thote of human City Radio -Scrvke- Dial 2407 F»r Ei pert Repaln »J4 Cut Mate »t Felix A. Carney EquitabU LifelmuriiK* Society of United SUUe **•* KtpnMniBttaw GUY TREECE an4 JOE ALEXANDER, Jr. 115 W. At* St., piM ' Listen lo "Thl< fc ;*v FBI* Fridayi 7:M p-oa. WMF* Beautiful Blonde Gets Answer To Question of Cops' Reaction TELEFHONt; WAS A Cl/RIO People regarded the telephone as a curiosity when It first was invented. Bell educated them to use it by giving a series of. lectures-and entertainments by telephone. • H*»d Courier News Want Adi CHICAGO, Nov. 11. (UP)—A beautiful young blonde who told police she was a murderess just "to find cut what they would do when n pretty girl confessed." had her answer. She wound up in jail. Police first noticed the young woman Saturday night. She lingered, outside Central Police Station for several hours, apparently working up nerve to go inskie. Finally she walked in and told Desk Sergeant HaroKi EtuigVit she had killed her sweetheart in some loop hotel. "I stabbed him 1 with a pair of scissors," she said She said that she and her sweetheart were staying at the hotel. Sho wasn't sure which one, or even whot the number of the room was. "I think it was 1710, or 1713, or something lik: that," she told police. She told Enright she was suffering from amnesia, but added that she knew she was married and that the dead man was married. • "That was the whole trouble," she sobbed. ,'He said he was going to leave mj. that he "was going back to his wife and family. I couldn't bear the thought ot that, so I IK people in rooms 17lu and 1713 •" j * ul '» L « 'uiue ine all the downtown hotels. They I contract negotiations. picked ii|) the scissors from the table and stabbed him in the chest." Detectives spent, the night awakening people In rooms 1110 and 1713 in al found no body After [[iicstinoing the young blonde further, they located another girl, Joan Barrett, IB, Chicago. Identifies "Murderer" Miss Barrett listened to the police story, marched into the showup room and took one look at the "murderess." "Uh-huh. t thought so." she said. She shook her finger in the blonde's face and cried, "now you tell the truth." She turned to police. "This girl is my sister, Jcane," she said. "She leans lo dramatics." The blonde burst into tears. She admitted that she was Mrs. Jeane Pickets Placed Under Order of Chancery Court NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 11. (UP) —Chancellor William J. Wade yesterday granted an injunction restricting picketing at the Nashville Corporation whore the United Stcelworkers of America (CIO) struck to force the company into McCleary, 18, of Ferndale, Mich., whole story was A the and that hoax. "I really didn't kill anyone." she said. "I Just wanted to see how police would act \vhcn a good-looking woman confessed n murder. I thought they would feel sorry for me." She said sne got tne idea ror her The Injunction limited Ihe number of picket's to 12 and stipulated they should be In groups ol no more than two plcket-i each, with each group at least » feet from the other. The strllclni worker! were enjoined also trom interfering with delivery or materials lo the plant or story from a movie ihe had awn. Her husband, Kennetn, a well-to- do salesman, reportedly •he-wed no surprise when told of the escapade by Perndale pollct. , "3h« often hu these spells," he was quoated M saying. "She has gone of! like this before." 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