The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 19, 1947 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 19, 1947
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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1947 BLYTHEVIU.E (AUK.) COURIER NEWS Baptists Approve Site for College Camp,Robinson Area, Favored by Board, Gets 339-240 Vote LITTtE ROCK, Ark.. NOV. 19 — i UP)— Re-location of Central College as a co-educational Junior col- !ogc at Camp Robinson. Ark., appeared assured today following action of Ihe Arkansas Baptist State Convention here last night. The convention, following leiifilliy argument, approved the College Board of Trustees recommendation Jor relocating the school at Ihc camp. The recommendation, made by Ihe Rev.'E. C. Brown of Blythc- villc as board chairman, was approved 339 to 240. Earlier the group heard E. L. Compere, Little Rock Baptist layman and state Selective Service director of World War II, declare that, "every element of proper college work is lacking mil there," and that It "just .simply is not the place where there should be a college. 11 Compere expressed the opinion that, frame buildings at the camp could not be considered permanent ami that in event of war tlfc wai I di-paitinent would reassess the site. , However. A. N. McAmnch of Lit- ilc Rock, chairman of the site committee, described the buildings as substantial. Earlier yesterday the delegates heard Dr. W. J. Hinsley of Hot Springs, president, urge better teaching of the doctrines of the 1 Baptist fail!,. "Battle of Newark Bay" Ends With Signing of "Treaty of Washington" NEWARK. N. J.. Nov. 19. (UP) — The Treaty of Washington today ended the Baltic of Newark Bav without a single firehose belns used. Under (lie peace (rcDly. Ihe City of Newark was assured that its harbor would not be turned into a Jtmk- heap for longer than nine months and the 33.000-lon battleship New Mexico was permitted to proceed lo her final resting place. The agreement was reached yesterday in Washington between the Lipsell Salvage Company, Mayor Vincent Murphy of Newark, and '^£ New York Port Authority, with Ihc assistance of Undersecretary of the Navy W. Join, Keimcy, Murphy agreed to let the Lipsett Company break tip three decom- I missioned battleship 1 ; — Uw New Mexico, the \Vyominc and the Idn- ho—in Newark harbor provided it's a nine-mouth Job, Never before, said the Nnvy, has nny country scrniiport thai ninny biiitleshii»s al once or In so lit tin time. Normal sirupiMiiK requires one year per heavy .smp. 'Ihe salvagers will h:\ve us nn Incentive the threat, of a S1.050 fine ior every day alien' Ann. 31, IfliS, that the s"i£inpinK ojtenttion.s mess up Newark harbor. The Ncvv York Port Authority signed a 10-yeav lease, effective Sept. I, 1948. for iho Navy-hold portion ol Newark harbor where the battlewn^otis will be cut up. In sonic rui'i.l a teas, the same wires Lire employed Ior telephone communication ntul for carrying electric power. The Joint system saves motxey. Germon Weapons Still a Threat To United States WASHINGTON. Nov. 10. IUP>~ A high navy ofitciiil siiid lodny Oml nutiu'ious German wea|x)ns have become a "ixjlenlial threat" to the U. S. because they have "fallen into Hie hands of powers with which as yet we have been unable to effect n friendly accord." The statement was made by Hear Admiral A. Ci. Noble, chief ol Naval Orchmre, in an address to GOO industrial and educational research repi'e.sentiiliu's gathered here lo review the Navy's $18,000.000 a year research program. Noble did not mention liiiMiln or any other nation. lie said the "powers" had obtain- led such weapons as the V-l an:l PAGE . TRJtKH V-2 nickels, Jet-propelled planes I ami new-type submarines. Unless the U. s. perfect adecuialo defenses, he said, thesij weapons would be "a severe lineal lo our national sei'ithly." Noble said the U. S. must devise counlci-measures for the German weapons, a.s well as Mr others "which \\o have reason to cjipcjl may also nave, been developed," Raw Materials Badly Needed, Stasscn Says NKW OKU-:ANS, NOV. w. lUni — Republican presidential aspirant Harold R Stas-sen said here loday Ihal, freedom of Information and U. S. access to taw materials In other parts of Ihe world are necessary [or successful worM rebuilding. | The former Minnesota governor spoke I IP rv last night liolore the New Oilcans foreign policy a.wocla- llon, He said Ihe U. 8, Is using raw alerlal.s at an "ama/tng tale" ami should get falf access to minerals and nils In other commies In re- luin fur "generous, long-lenit aid," Unless we do this, Slasseii said. we may tint! ourselves 10 years from now ."in the strange position of begging for reasonable access to critical raw materials." Regarding Ihe proposed Kuropcan alii plan. Ktassen said Amettcans should have full lulormatlnn "about the areas being allied, nnd tlio people of those areAs must IK? given the facts nbout the program. 1 ' The Amcrteim homed lark whkh Is a due lark, Is not. liorned. The "horns" urn only lulls of feathers. Turkeys For Thanksgiving Battery Fed — Place Your Order WithUsNow! PICKARD'S GROCERY Phone 2043 I DM \Vi\st Cliicknsnwba More Witnesses Called in Machine Gun Theft Trial AUGUSTA, Ga., Nov. 19. (UP) — More government witnesses were scheduled to testify here today in the trial of four men indicted on charges of conspiring to steal war surplus machine guns and smuggle them to Venezuela. A former custodian at the Bush Field Arsenal testified yesterday that two of the defendants. Karl Eisenhaidt, of Ellicott City, Md. and Edward lirowder, Jr. of Amarillo, Tex., were at the field "two or three days" before guns valued at S20.0CO were stolen from Navy planes there. The former custodian, Norton F. Herbert of Ft. Landerdalc. Fla., was the first prosecution .witness. A third defendant. J. Meredith Russell of Baltimore. Md.. was linked with Browder and Ei.MnhJ.rdl when witness told tile court they left the field in a surplus Navy plane purchased earlier by Russell. The fourth defendant, is Manuel ' Tucfco, a South American pilot, listed as from Miami, All four defendants pleaded not guilty Monday when the trial opened in U. S. District Court Browdcr, owner of the Mnryland estate to which the stolen guns 4 were allegedly taken, was once a member of the U. S. Board of x:,co- , nomic Welfare In Venezuela and Colmnbia. CmF Clubs Plan ! Joint Meeting Next Wednesday A joint meeting of Blythevillc's three civic clubs, the Lions, Kiwams " d Rot arv will be held in the Hotel Noble next Wednesday in kecpmp with a Thangsgiving Day policy, it was announced yesterday at the Lion's weekly meeting. James L. Vcrhoeff, editor of the Courier News, discussed newspaper policies and practices at the Lion s luncheon. W. L. Horncr, president presided. Airmen Killed in B-25 Crash Are Identified HAVANA. Ark, Nov. 10. IUP> — L Six army airmen killed when IViCir * D-25 bomber crashed into nearby Ml. Magazine Monday night were identified today by Army authorities. They were Capl. William F. Wilson. 29, Strong City. Kan.; Lt. Albert G., Jr., 27. Brunswick. Ga.; 1st Lt. Robert H. Pabst, 24, Milwaukee, Pis.; 2nd Lt. Ed D. Ward. 27. Chicago; Pfc. James H. Micrsim. 20. Grand Rapids. Mich.; and Pfc. Wiliiam E. Wesley, ,21, Muskegon, Mich. The plane was en route from Chicago to its base at Barksdalc Field when it rammed into the. mountain in a heavy fog. fvictions Ruled Out ELIZABETH. N. J.. Nov. 19. tUP> —Judge Ivfilton A. Feller decreed today that no Elizabeth families will be evicted from their homes during the holiday season. He _2ranted stays of eviction in 40 pcnd- •• ing cases until the first of the ycav. 'WAKE UP YOUR LIVER BILE- Wittxe! Cllonxl —And Yo«TI Jtinp 0«l of B*d in tke Mominf Ririi' U Ga i The liTrr *houM pnur out about 2 plnbt r>r hi e luira inU, j-rmr howfl, every <Uy. If Ihi, hile l« nol flomnc frwtly. vour (nnd ra»v not rticest. It m>y just decay m the bowel*. Then r»« blnua up your jtomach. Yoj j« TOn . 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