The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 19, 1947 · Page 5
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I Wl'JDNliSDAi', KKJJKL'AJiY H), VJl'f Dutch Navy Bars imerican Ban Prevents Vessels Of All Nations From Indonesian-Held Port SINGAPORE, Feb. 19.—(UP) — •An American freighter attempting • Jo load cargo at the Indonesian• neld port of cheribon was report- led today to have given up the <it- •tcmnt after the Dutch established blockade and Ihreatenod 1 additional warships to halt Uie'operation. The American ship was the Mar- |tln Behniiauii, operated by the LT. |S. War shipping Administration. |l'he Dutch threats highlighted a • little-publicized situation in which • the Dutch have barred any foreign •snips from attempting to load car- iKoes at ports held by Indonesia:! {nationalists. The Martin Behimann, rcsponsi- Ible sources reported, messaged IGheribon authorities lhat it had •state department permission to en|ter the port. Dr. Walter A. Foote, U. S. consul iKcneral in Batavia, was quoted as .. that the .ship had Sate • Department sanction, and warned |lhiil it would proceed at its own Informants said no American • ship had permission to enter In- Idonesian ports without first calling Biitavia, and under no circum- Istances should any steamship line |>ry to force entry. Any ship ignor- ,; those regulations was described l.ts liable to seizure or sink-in" be • Dutch naval forces. I Dutch force's have seized 10 • British ships and dozens of Chi- Incse junks attempting to pick up • rubber cargoes in indoncsii\n-helCT • Ports in tlie last few months an- |thorlties said. Discrimination Alleged Observers said that if the Dutch • pevinltted an American ship to pass |tr.»])lockade, British and Chinese • authorities would have grounds to Iprotest. American shipping firms, parlic- ilcrly the Isthmian Line which • applied last month for permission • to enter the restricted ports, eliarg- |ed Dutch authorities with discrim- Imation. Dutch officials informed thc V. MS. consulate i n Batavia they woiiiiT 1 announce any change in reHiila- Ilioiis a s soon as they \vere made I E. S. O'Keete. Far Eastern rep- Imcntahve Of tlio Isthmian 'Lines, • conferred in January with Dutch. • American and Indonesian officials • and promised that his ships, which • have' operated in the Netherlands • East Indies Islands for 25 years, •would not break (he regulations. I Official quarters and a respo'nsi- Ible American source agreed that • the Martin Behrmaiin would stand •no chance "in trying to run the nn- |val blockade.- -A Dutch official said navy pa- Itrols would determine whether a • vessel was to be .sunk or seised in. • case it tried to run the blockade. • He said American ships would be • treated like those of any other na- Ition. (AKK.) COU1UKK NKWS Don't They Look Natural? Russian Policies . Clark Seizures Never Recognized or by U. S. 1'AQE FIVli ('lnv!< was quotort as lilu Fuur depu'. l,'.s lo- itir united siAti'a lino uiHi neve; \voiilri nllly of many in si'1/mx's of properly scmitions by deputy, were nuartors. UL' Clark. Early Decision Looms in Case Of Governors ATLANTA, O.X., Feb. 19 a fl Thc qeorsia Supreme Court tod: unanimously set March C us eta The court previously lo lakj up tlie cases week of March to. • wr-i advanced at the counsel for both Herman Talsnadse and M. E. Thompson, the slate's two contending ijovernors. In iwo of the lower court rulings, . Tj.lmadge had been held be the legal governor, while ihe other tin- lower court ju had held for Thomcson. I International Event Fllnt. Mich.. SalUHlay where ln> had i been called by the illness of liis sis- WEST PALM BEACH. Pin., Feb. I tor. Mrs. T. A. Vlnsmi. He wis i,c- I9.-(UJ')-Th tt Evonjlades mixed | companicd by Clyde SexUm. iiveijni; preliminary lo Ih '«• ci'ii/crcncf next moiiili. >'epwies dismissed Cieimtin; U'sui! in Austria, one of the' I'M problems of ihe Alllid cicuputiui (! f Austria has b.'Pii 'lelPimlnmioii ,,t the Mains <i p:.>;:i'ilv dnrlim and all (T the Ask* Congress to Abolish OPA ^ WA'-JIlNCI'iON, 1V1). 10. (Ul'l — Srtnutff He'prbliian Whip ICennelli •S. 'Wheny i-allcd on CIMIBITIS Sfatct'di'.y to I'uil rent control, abolish CFA, mid (in- Hint iirem-ys O.OCO employe.-;. 'Ihe Nibravkiui Milil CIOP bu:lijel plans ic<;u!ic that OPA be put oui (tf bnslivss. \Vhem's MUM lollcwed Cliulnnan C. Douclass llu.'k's pn'diciion tlnit his Si-nate li.inklin; Suh.'oimnillife will d:aft Ifulshitlon next went;' lo "Ki'l rent control nut from under OPA." S,'n. Jumos !•:. Murray. I). Monl i'<ni'ilcred n m t Ui-puolli-nn" propo- to n'liix evii'lion rontrolji would In 'vivll distill b'UR-i- " IN BOTTLES AND AT FOUNTAIN* I't'pti-t'ola Company, foxy I,la,,il C/lii, N. Y. 'VanchisH Hotller: Pepsi-Cola Hoininir C». of rilytheville Ui-.il-it .stiitcs doubles Rolf tournament was scheduled lu end today on an in- U'.national note with "tin' team nl MiDfi.iret Oitnthcr of Memphis. '' 1I """ Gc< >''ls« R" S S "f l'»lm iiad planned during the Hie hearing request 01 to of Menominee, Mich., and - „.. Bates of palm Beach, 2 and I, Tn yesiei'day'.s'semi-finals. The Crilch- leys routed Maureen nuttle "of London and Heginald Boaidman of Palm licach, 5 and 3. U<'ul ij-«-> J. II. Tonny.son and Mrs. Tennyson stopped in l.usoia Osceo/a News Anniversary of Bloody Iwo Jima Battle Observed Mrs, nob Cramer will move March 1 into her new home on Johnson street which she recently purchased from Mrs. David Leu. Ill nee Ivy Jr., stiideni at Memphis S:ate College, where he is tak- IWO JIMA. Fob 19 mpi iln; a I' 1 ' 0 -" 1 " 1 ',^' course, was Ihe NVO years ago today Unite 1 S-aCs! ^ "l,, hl C, > " o , l * f . r - K ' v ' eokl ' 11:l ' fighting forces invaded this island 1 „ , -n ''"""iSan lias gone to ,,.,1 r ,,i.,i.... !..!"! Nashville, Tenn.. for a week's visit ire Damages {Dormitory at \Church School CONWAY. Ark., Feb. ID. (Uri - iThc 133 men students housed in iHendrix Coliege's Martin Hal! reassembled their balonginus toCay, • after a mtd-»ficniooii fire vestei- Iday destroyed the roof and attic lol the building. Discovered at 3:20 p.m., the biaz? '.vas 'brought under quick control land damage was confined t o thc • upper portions of the three-story Ibrk'l; and stone stricture. The most, • severe properly loss was siitteren I by the dormitorv matron, Mrs. H. rjiPatillo. part of whose belongings ^wP stored in thc attic. •No injuries were reported', and • the men students, many oi them • veterans, started moving iack into 1 their rooms an hours after the I fire. Cemen*, ceilings on ail tnirti | story rooms were slill intact. There was no immediate estt- Imate of the damage, and origin ol • the i)lazj was undetermined. Ur. •Matt L. Ellis. iHendrix presicient, lanncunced that all campus builrt- nys were covered by insuranc- Martin Hall is the only m<>ns I dormitory at Henrtrix. Enrollmcr.t I iit the school is 55D. In mid-1946, one of every seven trucks on the road was 14 years old. ol lava dust and sulphur mines' and fighting Japanese on the roa<, to Tokyo. "Two .rima proved to all Amcrteu and to the 'world at lar t ;. tlii.i our fighting men could nioct a test of the worst that would confront them." Maj. Chant-'; M Quest, 2Clh Air Force chaplain, declared today during ceremonies commemorating that Woody innci- ing. The second anniversary cere- nionics took place in tlie Fifth Marine Cemeleiy. Members of the small forces ncj. v occupying Iwo jima pick^ri 'utuve flowers from spots wlicrc many fighting men fell, wove them into wreaths and placed them tendcil; on a monument to Iwo's de:id and atop Mount Suribachi, where tb^ American nag was firs', rniSL* 1 during thc fichting. Tonight taps sounded on nn Iwo Jima nt pc-avc Morgan Jr.. the former Miss June Flanigan of Osceola. Mrs. C. E. Dean, Miss Marjorie Doyle and Miss Jcannie Obermiller attended Holiday en Ice performance Monday night in Memphis. fwinanls icpurti'd. |,,u bel'lli-sn o," Ilic viv;n..nc:r, of the wnnlini' di'iilini: with cu-nnan nssuis 111 ih- (U'piuies must sick :i linitlon. e'.'ttion of CJei'jiu-.n assi is Wednesday" on their" wVi.v""ji7in j i'rwIM ' ''"u"? f 'i n ' Amu'i rT ,-rn 1 ' Washington. D. C. lo Houston. Tex, noml, ,,',overv !m lie w'lv '!" for a vlsli with Llimtniant Tennv- der.slu,,! to |,av.. lake Ihll' -iti" •mi Ah' st T!I Ml ' Si c '" l "' li( ' ' 1 ' h " i " i ' s ' I tlll)i ' tlwi "" ''"''"'iv :"d ;,,,..; Mr. and Mrs. liowen Travis and i ( ' !UIS( ' "I 'hi! r-pcate.' ..,.,.'..*.,, "... son. Kenneth, of Stcclc. MIJ. were Bnnday visitors of. Mr. and Mrs John Ford. Mr. Travis was the I iniuiiiecr of tin; Kroner fjlure while It was located in Lnxorn. Mr. and Mrs. j uo Hires uro ill Memphis visiting th'.'ir daughler Mrs. IiolKi-1 Ebt-rdl. untl Mr. Ebrrdt' Orovor Driver Hr., who was a patient in Walls Hospital, Hlythcvllk', Race for Mayor In Payer Seville jf I Extremely Close Alislr [.clear Thi; \vas 1'is «"vivi ci,n!':M"'ue tlnii cuss Hi,, nr.itter. , Th • iiiii(,,i Hiali-K did no, i'er- | oi.'Jii/.' many instances of i<us:,la;i is'.'i/ure nf pr.i)-|.rty in Austin br- jrr.ii.se thoy violated thc. l>ots,i,un Aurcimcnl. chirk wns {|'.li.tvd, lo I-'AYKTTKVII.U:, Ark.. F.-b 111. lUl'i F.iyciic'vllle Mayor Ocorne 'I 1 £>iu.ilers liida.: tn^d a run-oil MiiK-h -I wl'.h candidate n<,j Whito alter icsulu (.1 the city's DIMIUJ- I'l'iuii! proftrcntial prlmarr yesler- ii;i.v slioH-uii tin- dim! cwufldiiles In the mayor's ruse .scp:u:\lod |, v only H votes. The count was White, Til) Sun'>!!. mid Hie n,ji,i ,„.,„ j BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL, CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH Phone 3151 ders. Austin In I Orady In? ntlu'i oonicsU'd position Il.irliin was elected city al- lor \vur,[ 3. The vote was Jliirlnn, 5t7: Junk Uicmidiur, aw luul j. Ciirl Cnii:;:'ii>]i, no. for three weeks, has relumed \ lm Mr. mid Mrs. Russell Bowcii were Memphis visitors Monday I Sun is Blacked Out In London foe 18 Days i Drunks Cause Accident On Bus Injuring Nine NylSHVJLLE, Tenn.. Fen. 13. U.P.I—Nine persons were injured, none seriously, last night whni "two drunks jostled" thc dviv",- of a crowded city bus and 'V cnrcened over .1 cnrlj and clipper, off a telephone pole. T!^ pot- snapped off at its base, fc'i nion-' Ihe length of the bus i.op. Impersonator Accused of Thefts From Importer NEW BEDFORD. Mass., Feb. 19 (U.P.J— A 17-year-old boy. who masqueraded us a girl and worked as a maid in the home of n wealthy New York imuorter. ims been arrested in tli<» alleged thoft of SI4.COO in jewelry from his ior- mer employer, police unno-uioa today. Police Chief Norman D. Shurtleff of nearby Falrhavcn idjnt:- ficd thc hoy as Albert Cook, n, and said ho had used the names of Ruth Hathaway and TlK;l;r;.\ Owens in his Impersonation-. Read Courier News Want Ads. Lnxora Society—Personal Mr. and Mrs. noy Owen have as their guest 'this week Mrs. Owen's sister, Mrs. Charlie Brasher, and | children, Lydia Ann and Mike, of Indianapolis. Incl. Mrs. Owen and Mrs. Brasher will leave for St. Louis Friday to visit their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Holt. They will temain a week to he with Mr. Holt who is ili. Miss Gretchen Barnes spent the weekend at her home in Booneville, Miss., where she was maid of honor in the wedding of her former roommate. Miss Ida Lee Houck. to Drown McCiitcheou. Mrs. Kenneth Strat- ' ton and daughter, Miss Hilda Strat- i ion, of Olmstead, Ky., were week- ! end visitors ot Mrs. Stratton's niece. Miss Maxine (hi Barry. Mrs. G. C. Driver Jr.. left Memphis by plane Monday for San Francisco. Calif., where she will foe with Capt. G. C. Driver Jr.. before he leaves for his new post in Alaska. Mrs. Stella Vollmer of Memphis spent Saturday and Sunday with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Cooke. She was accompanied hom» ; by Mrs. Cooke and Miss Eva Cooke v.'ho will visit with her until Thursday. Mrs. W. E. Martin had as nor guests for the weekend her sisters. Mrs. Nan Hardy of Houston, Tex-., and Mrs. C. C. Morris and her niece! Carolyn Morris of Memphis. Paul Flowers, columnist, ,\vas a dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. S J S:vi!th, Sunday. Muiry Richardson returned from wllhont snnshliie.NtH. lonuesl. ,„•i rlixl In Hie records of KmlKli i weather. Officials »t the Kew Ohseivaim'y said tlm previous recortl of l'i '• , .rii ,7 1 '' ll|!lu tlil S' s was siit In Dec.-m- '.'--! i.slHT. Ittan. 10 ypar.s after :l,o i,,|<hl diiy'iilnnlm; o; such weather j.tutlKlli'.r, paid a BateeJ old Jeep from the West, "Phillips 1 . 66 suite me the lest f • " (H service was tough, "And tJie going was jougit, Dirt! stall cm start fost with high-test \" t For Fast Starts s 66 Gasoline SPRING PLANTING SEEDS Spriiijr Oitls, l,"s[>i!(le/a, Alfiilfn untt I'liKlin-f Mix I tires ALL POPULAR VARIETIES SOYBEANS SEEP CORN AND GARDEN SEEDS Se|cc.t your Field or Garden Seeds frqin Blytheyillc's largest Seed Stock Blytheville Soybean Corporation 1800 W. 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