The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 5, 1946 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 5, 1946
Page 13
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THURSDAY, DKCEMB1CK &, 1940 BLYTHKVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAG* Convicts Stage )aring Break Kidnap Truck Driver And Escape From North Carolina Prison IlAlEiGH, N. C., Dec. 5— CUP) — 1'lircc long-term white convicts >'lio mnde a daring cscnj>e from Gullford county rock quarry B .vesterday by kidnaping K tiway department truck driver l escaping in his vehicle under fusllndo of bullets, were sought officers today. The truck driver was released |mhaimort. North Carolina Prisons Director Robinson said lite men — om Bulling, 34: Wllllnni Shoat fa. antl Willie Jeff Mocks, 25 — raped on a truck driven by Lon- coe and sped nway in the face |'f gunfire from guards. Robinson said n general alarn nrt been spread throughout. North Jarollnn nnrt that nil hh;lnvayf Hie iinmccliate area of Stokes- ale, where the getaway was marie Short-Keeled Toucans Odd Birds I m/eed SAN DIEGO (DPI- A pair of rule sliort-keelrd toucans have arrived here from Hie Jungles of Central AmeriCH and will be exhibited at Ba'.'ooa Pa:k Zoological gardens. These strange - looking toucans are often called the "bills with the birds." The huge bills, which cx- .end far out in Iront of the birds' Bodies, are mostly crimson, shading to black at 'the end, with a Krcciiisli-yi'Uow ridge and base. The breast is sulphur, and the eyes are bright green. The birds were in the first postwar shipment to the 7.00. Whale of a Snail were being checked. He described the fugitives as "desperate and daring." The three criminals were work- Ing in a rock quarry ncnr Stokesdale, Robinson said, when Coc pullet! up in his truck. The convicts Jumped coe, knocked him from under the steering wheel, antl sped out of the eiunrry. Guards on the cliffs overlooKlns Ihe quurry !ired. Robinson said, but it was not believed imy of Ihc men were hit as they escaped. He said he believed the Runrds hit the truck. '/diamond Engagement ling. fUhlail mownling. LIKE NOTHING ELSE Meet Aclialina-Achniina I.incuicus from (Inrkcst Africii inul now nt the Acadumy of Seleneo in Ran Francisco's Golden Gale I'lirk. These monster MI nils, suy scientists, t»lglit ruusi- more nuvoc Hum a liertl of elephants if Ihey got loose lo roam and lepro'Uu-y in Hie U. S. The hall-Kiown specimen:) nljove are about Ihe size 01 a man's list wllli shelb seven inches lonui When full-nio\vn, nt 21 year:;, they weigh a pound, have 107 teeth in 10 rows. Compare size of ordinary snail riding pl-jgybadc on big one ut rinhl. : War Experience Breeds Good Watchmakers CIIHJACK) (UI>) -- Yoiliij; rx-.ser- vlcemen who did precision work in war-time «ve upiilyliip, their skill Id niuklni: and repairing watclies. Nine men have been graduated here from (he Jewelry Trnlnint: KMvIco, n non-proill uvoup barkcil by Jewelers' tnide ussoclallons. •Rit'lnivd I/iwrenre, a navnl air veteran, snld. "[ wa'i LI niechanl^ IniiullUiK aircraft Instruments U wasn't b:id preparation. I like this hatter Iru'iuiso when you make or fix a wateli you can see the results. 1 ' Most ol tlie others were radnr men or nivfrnfl mechanics. Ml- chuel Pevon was an army ordnance mechanic. "This is sme better than fixing Jeeps," he said. Mid-Western Group Wrests Congressional Controls From Group of Southern Democrats Fire Victim Buried JONKSnOHO. Ark., Dei'. !>. — ilIIM—Funeral .services were eon- dut'tetl .yp.slonliiy for Oeovnr- W. Cobb. 'Irt-yi'iir-old Innnrr Itvhm lu'iir cnruwiiy, who wiis liunu'd fnlully Monday nlnlil when ^'1 lit>mr was tU'.stvuyed by fin'. An Invalid, G'obli liiul bet'n lefi lone in UK' house whllo his wi'i .us vlslltni: ti son on n neighbor UK farm. tiiirvlvliiK in nddillon lo his wlf> re two t,<m:< tuul live tlmitihU'iK. IN THIS WORLD "The diamond is the hardest substance known to man . . . harder )>y far than the loushcst Het) Because ol its incomparable quality nf /wr/rtinence, the diamond has been accorded Hie unique distinction of symbolizing love tliat will enduie. For your bcUolhcd, you will want the finest diamond your money will buy Conic, tben, to the jeweler, long known lor outstanding vahir, wtio backs every diamond with a moncy-bacl( guarantee. PAT O'BRYANT j E W Main & Second E L E R Phone 3261 BATTERY RADIOS! Here's a gift that will bring instant response ... a battery radio complete with 1000 hour battery and aerial kit. Only $44.95 Oil Floor Furnace This is the famous Gillen 50,000 BTU Floor Furnace, sufficient to heat any average size home. Come in and sec it today . . . ask for our installation price complete. SEE US FOR XMAS GIFTS! Something for Everyone By S. HURTON HEATH NEA Stuff correspondent NEW YOHK. — INEA>—MlrtwrM. Republicans nre. ready lo end llic 16-year domination ot Congress by Ihc DemocnHIc SouUi, Of the 14 key [lour positions niKl committee clinirnianshiii.i In Iht' Senate uncl 15 in the House, distributed on the bnsis of seniority. Ihc majority ntitoniiitlcally fell l<> veteran soulbcrn Democrats wlicu the pnrLy s\vcpl to power hi 19-iO. In tlic Congress now In Its final inactive weeks, nine top Jobs in thr. Scnntc and U lu Ihc House arc filled by members from cilher the. Dee]) south or tlic normally Democratic border stains. New Enghmd, •rchich once vied v.'ltli Virginia as the Mother of Statesmen, had only one milking Post i" each house. New York and New Jersey together had one In .the Senate and two h\ flic House. The only mid-western chairman. Congressman Sabnlh ot Illinois, lei t*o Southerners run Ills Rules Committee. MICHIGAN C:KTS MOST Bui after Jan. 1 there won't be a single Congressional officer 01 important chairman from smith o Kansas or—with a lone bow to California—from west of Nebraska Where Texas used lo boast, major Congressional yosts. now Michigan may get as many as seven to crow about. New England will be back with from two to four major posts i" the Senate and one In Ihe House New York is virtually certain ot three key''rfoiise'"- ch'airhianshlpF' Somewhere between eighl. and 1? will go to the Midwest, as reward for coming home to Republicanism before the rtsl ol the nation WIVK ready. All of the jobs whose holders shape and largely dominate legislation have not been definitely allotted. There still Is some shuffling to be done. But here's the way things shape xip no-.v: Arthur H. V.indenbcrg is expected to replace Kenneth McKellar of Tennessee as president pro tern of the Senate, and to supplant Tom Connolly of Texas as chairman ot Foreign Relations. Homer Ferguson is expected lo head the Commil- Irc on Expenditures in Executive Departments MOV led by Lister Hill of Alabama), from which vantage point he can be embarrassing to a Democratic president In the House Jesse P. Wolcotl. is in Hue for Dunking chaii n I n Clare Hoffman for the House Committee on Expenditures in Executive Departments, and Earl Mich ener for Judiciary. George A. Don- dcro may head the old pork bar rcl committee—Rivers and Harbors There would be seven nice jobs fo; Michigan alone. New York will lose Wagner's Banking and Sol Bloom's Foreign Relations' chairmanships but probably will pick up. in the House, (lie committee on Appropriations (John Taber). Military Affair:; 'Walter o. Andrews), and Naval Affairs (W. Sterling Colo — re- Indiana's Charles A. imlleck (left) and Ohio's Clarence ,|. . mow OOP whcclhorses^ They, are expected to spill House mujorlly leadci ship and powerful rtulcs CcinmlUee chairmanship between then Doggy Get-Up Don't Look Now Bui That Was HAW JOSE, Cal. (UP)--H rMton- nbly ma; be Mslimed that one Peeping Tom hu le»rn*d. v * Iev;on. tin nicked 'the " wrong window when lie peered Into the home °' Deputy 8!ier!(f Robert DuH Just »» the officer had finished cleaning his pistol. • "•" : - Diiff took three quick ^ shots »t the snooper, who via iMt seen heading elsewhere — and fast. •' " CHICK THEATRE 'Wn*r« Happiness Cost* So Little" Tlnec-iuonlli-old "Sllnkey," only mongrel ill Ihe recent DOR Kusli- loti Show in Colllngwood, V.i., look* piclly citlc modeling a dog bonmH itnlliiu from Gay Nineties. Cannon of Missouri. Andrew J.'| Chnn Ourney of May of Kentucky and Carl Vln- Charles W. Tobcy son of Georgia. Kansas Is going to inn Agriculture, with Senator Arthur Capper replacing Eltncr Thomas or Oklahoma and Congressman Clifford H. Hope supplanting John W. Flannagan of Virginia. Massachusetts'. Joe Martin Jake;: he "Spcakcrshlj)" from Sam Ray'-' urn of Texas, it looks as (hough. :harles A. llnilcck of Indiana and' arcnce J. Brown of Ohio will pill the majority leadership and hn Rules chairmanship between hem, ousting John W. Mccormack. if Massachusetts from the former nd Sabatli of Illinois from 1 the alter (though Eugene E. Cox of Georgia and Howard W. Smith of Virginia have been actual opera- ors of that committee). Everett irksen of Illinois will contest the eadership. ' = Harold Kimlson of Minnesota ^ aken for granted as successor to Robert L. Doughton (N.C.) as head of Ways and Mty.vils. and Cha i es A. Eaton O f New Jersey Is in Hue for Foreign Affairs. Tlie Senate situation is not quite so clear cut, but is straightening out. Wallace White of Maine now seems sure of the majority lealcr- slilp. \vltu Robert Tad of Ohio contenting himself with Hit- Finance chairmanship. This would make Alexander Wiley of Wisconsin ranking C!OP on llic powerful Rules committee, a.s well as ou Judiciary. If Wiley takes Rules. William Lam>cv of, North Dakota or Homer Ferguson of Michigan wou!<i bo in line for Judiciary chairman. LAI1OK DISPUTE Both New Hampshire senators have good jobs coming. Styles Bridges seems to have Kenneth McKclIar's Appropriations chairmanship in his pocket, which Soulh Dakota, i in line to suc- nieed Wagner on the Hanking committee. He also is ranking nenulJ- llcnn nn Naval Affairs, which hi expected to go (o YYayland Urooks of Illinois. Oeorge D. Alken,of Vermont Is enlilled, by seniority, to the Uilior ^chairmanship. Bin) Alhcn has bnrm too NCw Deallsh Ili'his IiifxiP~v'.»js in please many of his associates, and will have to pill up a vigorous light, if he keeps Joseph H. Hall of Minnesota from gelling that post. Nebraska's Kenneth Wherry replaces Lister Hill as majority w I P in the cKnate, and Illinois Leslie- A rends sjiccccds Robert Ramspeck of Georgia in the corresponding House job. Ami the only -[;oorl post scheduled to go across the Rockies I the House Labor chairmanship, lor which Callfornlas Richard ,1. Welch, regarded as tjulle liberal In his outlook, is In line. Office Opens 6:45 p.m. I,AST TIME TODAY 'Something for the Boys" Mitchell O'Khca, Vivian Blalne "/orro'H Blark Whip" Chapl. 3 AUn Hhort* c rida'y and Saturday "Badmen of:the Border" Klrliv tlranl — *'UHJT Knl«hl Krrlnl "Manhunt »( My»l«rj Islsml" Chapter 0 1 Atai In the IfHO.s Cim-innall wiis known as "I'orkopolls" because It wap Ihc renter of thr embryonic meal-packing Industry, at Itin Itnic concerned , i>rinclpally will pork. placing, respectively, Cla r cncc | would leave Military Affairs for Blood donors helped possible to savr 07 oiil. 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Steam c;ir rlpaninp, qnicTi B,il- Icry eliargiiiR, cull for and delivery .vcrvicc. 10 ways you tan help yourself to good telephone service Time Today "What Next, Corporal Hargrove?" Robert W»lk«r, ! Ktenmn Wjm; ' News ol the I)»]r Friday and Safurljpd "The topeko Terror" Ijinc — l.lnaV Sterling Serial: "Chick Carter. Itelretlve" Shorts New Theater Manila's Finest Sham EVERY NIGHT MltlnCt Saturday A Bnndjy Bo> Optra Week U*r> 7:M p.m. Sat.-SUB. 1 p.m. Cant. Shooini Last Time Today "Our Vin« Have Tender Grapes". wilh "Wiilrh" -Jenkins and Kilwarri (1. Robln.ion Also Short Subjects CHRISTMAS TREES . . . Complete Line GROCERIKH iMEATS Good Spruce and Cellars, all size.-. 50c to $2.50 R.F.KERBOUGH OROCKRIKS _ MEATS — SERVICE STATION' I'lione 29% ;{2S So. Division Telephoning is easy. But more depends on tlic user tlian you perhaps realize..What you do when making or receiving a call often lias a lot to do with how satisfactory that call is. Merc arc ten Gtiggcstions: ' Before you call, make of the number. 2, Wail for the dial tone before dial-i ing. 3. Give the called party lime to answer. I . Speak directly into the mouthpiece. 5. Replace the receiver carefully \vhcn you have finished talking. 0. Answer calls promptly. It's courteous to do so. 7. Identify yourself. Not everyone recognizes you by your voice. 8. Space calls on par- $-.}'•' (•% ly lines. If you have a r'\ ™U^!>" series of calls to make, V,-A allow a few minutes be- " *l twecn each one so others can use the line. 9- Keep calls brief on party lines. OUici folks on the line will appreciate your Ihoughlfulncss. 10. Avoid calling during busy hours if possible. Friday 'Blondie Knows Best" with l?rnny KingMnn Alsfl Shorts • ^J~^M.— -^.^—S^*^- • RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Lut Hm« Today "SPOOK BUSTERS" with Leo liorce}' und The East Side Kids News and Conwdy Soullnvcsleru Bell Telephone Co. Friday and Saturday "Roaring Mountains" with George O'Brien Comedy and IMh.Chapter of "CAPTAIN .'AMEKICA"

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