The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 11, 1951 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 11, 1951
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PAGE ST3t Bob Feller Was Never Greater than U.S Korean War Hero Tossing Grenades SAN BERNARDINO. Calif., Dec. 11. <#J—Fireball Bob Fetlcr at his never did a belter Job of pitching that Sgt. l'c Joseph C. Rodriguez, contributed against the Reds in Korea last March 21. Rodriguez, who kilted 15 Reds near the little village of Mutiye- Ri, has been awarded ihe Congressional Medal ol Honor for "an Incredible display of valor." Rodriguez, 23, made three I rips up a steep hill without cover, and without regard for the murderous fire of concussion grenades and .snipers' bullets, fired grenade after grenade into Ihe well-entrenched Reds, who lind defied all attempts ol three American Army platoon.? Uj dislodge them"I jnst got fltcnmcd up and decided to do something about the .situation." the modest young hero said In explaining why he abandoned caution, collected grenades from his comrades and started n one-man campaign ol his own. He dropped .several grenades In the first hole he spotted, then ran around the. left Hank, where lie silenced an automatic weapon with two throws. He then clashed ncross the top of the hill and as- inulted two holes, then craved to the right flunk, where he attacked the remaining enemy automatic weapon nnd killed all of its crew. Rodriguez snys he thinks His operation took about a halt hour, that he made three trips up tlie hill, and that he didn't even think ol danger, '•They tried to get me, sure, but the only damage I suffered that day come when one of my own. grenades hit a tree. I tried to run away from It and fn doing so •tumbled nnd hit myself In Ihe mouth with a grenade. It split, my lip/When Rodriguez gets out of tlie Army he Hopes to'marry nose Ar- undfi of Colton, Callr, "but of course I'd have, to get a job first, AO our wedding hasn't been act' 1 Rodrlguei knew of the Medal of Honor award for some Lime but b« was under Instructions from his commanding officer In Korea to maintain* silence on the .subject. He did. LIU Insists She Wore the People's A-B BffYERLY HOJLS, CaW., Deo. Jury la to decide today strip dancer LIU St. Cyr showed too much of her shapely torso the night sherilf's officers raided her act at Giro's. Ths officer* conttjwnteri 3\ e r po n (lea and bra when tticy n r~ rested her and submiUed them M "People's Exhibits A &nd B" in the trial. Lill, when sh« got on the stand, insisted she wore the People's A •nd B during th« entire act. Th« prosecution, Jn closing nr- jumeiiti yesterday, charged the dcfanM with trying to make a burlesque out of the trial. LlH's high priced barrister. Jerry Ofes- l*r, said she resented the Infer- •nw, and declared he hntl pre- •«ni«d the defense with all due respect to the court and jury. Spook Quits Europe Assembly STRASBOURG. France, Dec. 11. (AP)—Paul Henri Spaak o/ Belgium quit today as president of Ihe European Assembly In protest against Its "timid policy" shortly alter the assembly proposed a limited International "political authority" to control the projected European Army. * Spaak's letter of resignation marts no mention of the plan for army control, the btcsl in a long series of watering!* down of sweeumg proposals (or European unity. The compromise on the army plan \vns designed to secure British backing for the European force, even If Britain will not Join the army. Typhoon Howls Into China Sea MANILA, ix>c. n. .,i>,_A typhoon how-Jed out into the China Sea today leaving 23 dead and tons of thousands homeless in the devastated central Philippine*. Tlie Philippines News Service reported 200 were mifoipg. —A!' WJrcpliotn DOLLS (iAI.OJIK—HUT NOT I'Oli S,lK,»JI-Nnt sure which Is (he cutest, two-j-Ciir-old Sarali Warwick looks over part of several hundred dolls Pressed by Wcllestcy College girls in WeJlestey, »ias». Tlie doll* aren't for Sarah however, but will be Riven U> Boston children liable to be overlooked at Christmas lime. Sarah is the daughter of faculty member James Warwick. Boy Slays and Burns Mother Because 'She Bawled Me Out' OAKLAND, Cnlif., Dec. II, (,\pj —A IB-year-old high school boy told police he hacked his mother to death beciuise ".she bawled me out for playing hookey"—then set her corpse afire "so she wouldn't be found." Homicide Inspector Merle Longnecker snld Samuel Hutchins orally confessed the hatchet staying ami promised (o -sign a transcript todny. The 'boy was held without charge pending further questioning. Sammie was arrested nl Grass Valley, where his wealthy father has a summer home, four hours after firemen discovered the bodv yesterday. Mrs. Evelyn S. Hutchins. 51. had been hacked at least 12 Umcs, examiners said. Longncekcr quoted Saininlc as saying his mother surprised him in their basement and "bawled me out for playing hookey." He said the boy added: "I not mad and started swinging a hatchet I was holding. I hit her several times. She had a bundle of papers under her nnn and f took them and covered her with them. 1 poured kerosene over them and set fire to them. [ figured that way she wouldn't be found," Smoke from the burning home led to the discovery. Snm said he took $100 from his mother's purse, withdrew $80 f rom his own savings account at a bank, and drove the family Cadillac to Grass Valley. 150 miles northeast. There, nndorsheriff Matt Solaro, alerted by a stale-wide police broadcast, found the youth sitting In the car. He said Sam appeared "very upset" but offered no resistance. Solaro ssld « loaded .•IS caliber automatic was on the- floor of the war. Sam was brought back here cnrly today. BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS r FBI Net Traps One of Top 10 Desperado Meekly Gives Up as Agents Move In for Arrest HEW YORK, Dec. II. w,-One the nation's 10 most wauled men— described us ready u> kill "without tlie slightest provocation rather thnn be caught" — meekly walked into an FBI net yesterday. When federal agents closed in on him HA he entered a downtown Broadway office huililin;, 34-year- old Giachlno Anthony Baccolla simply said: "j surrender." Baccolla liad been sought since June In the slaying of a Detroit witness in a federal theft case. He had been on the most-wanted list since Au;{. 20. A professional boxer lurried hoodlum. Baccolla has .served a term -at Sing Sing Prison (N.Y.) for armed robbery and In 1050 jumped ball in Corpus Christi. Texas, on another charge, the FBI .said. He \vas unarmed and had acquired a cropped mustache and horn-rimmed spectacles when federal agents seized him. He was locked up In the federal detention house. The FBI in Washington sairt It had picked up BMcolla's trail through a credit card found in a rented car. J. Edgar Hcover, FBI director, added that Baccolla had been living for the past month in a rooming house on Manhattan'! west side. But no further .details were available on the arrest and on the fugitive's whereabout.? before November. Little Steel Seen For Highways, Schools in '52 WASHINGTON. Dec. 11. (API — Stute governors licard from ton defense mobilization officials yesterday there will lie little steel through most of the coming year for schools, highways and hospitals. Governors of 15 states came person. Most other governors sent representatives. They conferred on steel needs and possibilities with Mobilization Director Charles E. Wilson, Secretary of Defense Robert A. Lovett and Defense Production Administrator Manly Fleischmann. What they heard gave "darn little encouragement." snld Oov. John S. Battle of Virginia. Battle added: "Mostly it was an explanation of ivhy steel isn't available." TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1951 Health Spray Eyed CALGARY, Alta. (AP)—School trustees are considering using n i germicidnl mist sprayed In class- ] rooms to reduce the risks of infection during the winter months. [ Read Courier News Classified Ads. .ve At drtto^lom ol «rtom tose ARTHRITIC , . HountainYailey J Mineral Water ^ /•— .MOT SfWNCS. JM..I.I Liberty Cash Grocery [501 W. Main I'hone -1973 TOMORROW IN DREIFUS ^2 3 PC. Dresser Set Beautiful Box $C95 10 PC. DRESSER SET Lovely Gift Box Met* {Imfus . . . Wear tliamnniij against spies. East Germany Demands Treaty PARIS, Dec. 11; (AP)—East Germany's Cojnmunlst government demanded before the United Nations today that a peace treaty be concluded with all of Germany and occupation troops be withdrawn. Tlie demand came from Lother Bolz, deputy premier and minister of reconstruction in the Soviet zone government.- He spoke before the O.N. Special Political Committee, which Is considering a proposal by the Western Big Three for a neutral U.N. inquiry to determine whether free elections can be held to unite divided Germany. Lurid Court Reporting Draws Italian Gasps ROME .</!>)—Italy Is thinking of doing something about the lurid court reporting which makes foreigners gasp. The itaJian press skips nolhine in stories of trials. Details of crimes, sex perversion, dope addiction and other subjects which American and British editors would blue-pencil are described in detail. A bill prepared for submission to the Chamber of Deputies would change all this. At present the press can publish anything brought up in court and it is privileged. The new law would allow publication only of Read Courier News Classified Ads. prosecution charges, deleiu* plei* and established facts. Little Water An* The planet Mars has a diameter only about one-haif that of the earth, but Its land area is about equal to that of our planet, sln« Its water bodies are 'thought to b» limited to small lakes and marshes. Your Car Will Get Best Service If You Bring It to T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO. Dtiltr 121 E. Mala Phou 21IJ ft straight bourbon whiskey at a straight whiskey proof P-ft" >"<£"J?,*r}*&.l!'fi' 'I'KT.f- •t-^££ZT*i>mK~~~° '.•> -s -. . ^>- ^ ^-XSHCV •*__•_ ^ '/ • The straight bourbon whiskey ,,, J a stroight wrti$key proof • V iu, .- .jni^a Jo « man's foste, V 488 , Q07 156 ~Fi«h UPint • ^ ion Sale WEDHESDAY N!8HT SPECIAL-DEC. 12,7 P.M. ' 109 E. MAIN ST. The Following Articles Will Be Sold at Auction. No Bids Rejected! Store Open for Inspection Wednesday! 5 PC. Libby Beverage Sets 9 PC. Anchor Glass Pitcher Sets 7 PC. Regal Beverage Sets 3 PC. 24 Gold Kt. Trim Sugar Creamer 2 PC. Gold Trim Vase Set 15 PC. Punch Bowl Set 7 PC. Gold Trim Berry Set 6 PC. Gold Trim Juice Set 22 Kt. 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