The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 31, 1946 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 31, 1946
Page 8
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BLYTHEV1LLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Invoke lib Saar Policy ;- ierjler Guards Given : $fcoot-to-Kill Order T» Central Germans • SAARBRUCKEN, Germany, Dec »l-^(UPj — French official*, explaining the 6hoot-to-Jc|ll orders given border guards to prevent O*rma'ns from entering or leaving the Star ulthcut permits, said today further strengthening of France'* hand in the German area would await the Big Four foreign fUlnUteri Moscow meeting In March ' .The officials admitted the move vas "part or a plan" put Into effect; Dec. 20 when French customs guards . were posted around the Saar The action in effect almost tampletely severed the Saar from the rest of Germany, Some officials Isay in the action an attempt to push French an- nexatlonist ambitions toward the fltar and said the move might re- tuire explanation at Moscow. French soldiers have been patrolling the frontier since dawn *lth orders to fire on anyone at- Itmpttag to cross without French military goveinment authorization. The French officials said the M*l!ng off of the frontier was de- «*ncd to prevent non-Saar Gcr- Wans from entering the region to tike advantage of its preferred Going Down The sien maker ai, one of the Merit Fauns chair, stores in New York City lins' a hard time keeping up with the change In prices ns butter prict.v take n slurp dive there, nest sweet butter went down from 91 (NEA Tclepholo,) to 85c to 80C. And tile best salt dropped from (We to l!^n to I.Oc. status. Saarlandcrs enjoy exlra rations introduced here as pan of the French friendship policy toward the area. Tiie frontier bnn also was Invoked to keep Sanrlandcrs—w|io provide much of France's coal and sled—from settling elsewhere. On orders from French occupa- tional Authorities In Had™ linden, customs guards began hnlllnc all traffic across the frontier. More thini SO Germans attem]Hln<; to enter the /one near Homfourg were turned bud:. neulnnlni; Jan. 5 the cmirds will make a thorough check of all highway nntl railway traffic to prevent of fnocl and oilier es- sential merchandise from the siiai to the remainder of Germany;. v American and oilier allied nationals will he .required to carry military orders or permits to enter the Saar. The officers who Informed correspondents of the order refused to let i heir names be used following an order said to have cmanat- Tornado Razes 6 Houses Near Hot Springs HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Dec. 31. '— (OP)—Residents of the Jesslevllle community, 25 miles north of here, [ocJay were recovering from * devastating tornado which struck Saturday night. Destroyed were six houses, a combination store and filling sta- lion, two trucks, an automobile In which five iwrsoas were rldlns. No one was injured .seriously. The greatest loss was Buffered by Charles McElroy, owner of the store and service station. Both buildings were blown away as well as two heavy trucks and two frame homes. The trucks were lifted trim Ihe ground carried about 100 yards. Marshall Robins, life wife and three children,-were riding m their cav which wns overturned several limes and then demolished. Robins suffered a small cut on his face, but Ihc others escaped Injury. A two-room house belonging to Hob Jackson rind In which 13 person* were living, was blown away but no one was injured. The practical limit for transport or other large aircraft, flying below 20,000 feet "is said to be bciween 350 and 400 miles an hour. TUESDAY, DECKMBEH 31, J9.1G fumes from Chemicals In Drug Store fin Disastrous for firemen ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 31. (UP)— Officials today attempted to establish the origin of a Sunday morning drug store fire here which threw off fumes that overcame more than 70 firemen. Nine fire companies and 160 firemen battled the $60,000 blaze In the &l-year-old, three story building for more than eight hours. The flames broke out early Sunday morning. Because of heavy monoxides muded by burninc chemicals in the fcasement of the drug store, firemen could not enter the building. They poured thousands of tons of water into the store from all angles, causing a rear wall to collapse before the internal flames were finally controlled. Although dozens of ambulances shuttled more than 50 firemen to the hospital, none were seriously injured. All but one were discharged after oxygen treatments, but Instructed not to return to the blaz;. One Industrial diamond used In, an automobile factory had a 18- year lifespan. When first placed In use In 1930 it welfhed 1S.31 carats, but In 1M6 on its last }ob it liad worn down to only one-fourth of a carat, ccl from Premier Leon Blum's office in Paris prohibiting military government officials from speaking to the press. Steel Oil Barrel Racks Any Size T. L MABRY 423 MISSOURI ST. 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