The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 13, 1951 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 13, 1951
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*AGE FOURTEEN BLYTHEVTLLEARK.} COURIER Victory-Hungry GOP 'Uses' Ike, Solon Says Europe Said 'Disturbed 7 By Reports WASHINGTON. Doc. 13, (API— ^«n«tor O'Mahoney (D-\Vyo) contended today that Gen. Dwlfht D. Eisenhower Is being "used" by victor-hungry republicans backing him for President. "I don't think the gene-ra] should be used to fave either the Republican Party or the Democratic Party," O'Mahoney told reporters "His job (as commander of North Atlantic Defense Forces in Europe) is to save the nation." Another Democratic senator, Humphrey (Minn), who has just returned from. Western Europe, said he found people there "very disturbed" by laJk that Eisenhower may run for President. "Nearly everybody f talked to Is hoping Eisenhower will stay in Europe," Humphrey said. "He slm- bolizes the commitment of the American people to Western Europe, \ol Indispensable "I doo't want to say he Is indispensable there, but T think his presence In Europe will be of the greatest importance during the coming year, which \vili be a ycnr of decision. The great problems of building a successful defense are just beginning to come to a climax." O'Mahoney was asked whether he feels Elsenhower IB being used. He replied: "It think that Is the only reason so many Republicans are urging him to run. They think he Is a popular figure and that he would win. They are willing to take a chance on what his principles are in order to win an election," Supporters Say Thrj Know Eisenhower supporters like Republican Senators Lodge (Mass) «nd Duff (Pa) have sal/1 they know the principles for which Etsenhow- rr stands, and lhat they ar« convinced the general will be available for the GOP Presidential nomination—and win it. Elsenhower himself has kept publicly silent on whether he will he a candidate, and—for that matter —whether he Is a Republican, Humphrey said the only Presidential candidate with a chance to win In 1952 will be one pledged to eerry out President Truman's "Fair Deal" program, including the hotly- Motion for Mistrial in Hearing For Tallulah Bankhead Is Denied NEW YORK, Doc. 13. (/h-De- fense counsel for Tallnlah Bnuk- head',5 former maid- secretary, eharped wi'" forgevy and grand larceny from the star, has been drilled a motion Tor a mistrial. The actress fired the defendant, Mrs. Evylpen R, crtwln, 50, after she allrgedJy raised sum? on Miss IJankhnad's checks amounting (o thou.'arids of dollars, The (3-year-old nctres-s chnreps that it -lefcnse effort lo link her privalr life with "boD^e. cocrlne and wx" was part of a blackmail plot to keep Ihe case from going to trial. Yesterday, the third day of the trial. the while-haired Mrs. Cro- nln's aUoraey, New York Stnt^ Rrn, Fred O. Moritt. asked for a mistrial o grouiids lhat thn-e were "two j trial? going on Jn TnD» coiirUooni." One trial. Moritt contended. VMS being run "according to the rules" while the other was "b^ins conducted by the complaminc witness." Whe,n Moritt ma'le his move. Miss Bankhend was not in the courtroom. Earlier, Jud^o Harold L. Stevens—"on the court's rr*n motion"—had ordered thp courtroom cleared of all witnesses. In denying the mistrial motion Judize Stevens said Mis-s IJank- hend's averted •-ntecoiiduri" dur- tiig the opening days nf the (ri«J |had not "prejudiced the rights" of the defendant. Moritt had complained thai the actress made "facial and nmlible remarks" detrimental to his own statements and he demanded thai the court make hor 'shut up," The trial has packed the courtroom. 7,000 Could Have Been Dead From Drinking Bootleg Liquor ATLANTA, Dec. 13, (AP>—The director of the Fulton County Crime Laboratory estimates that 1.000 persons could have been killed by the 59 gallons of poison bootleg liquor distributed in Atlanta last October. Dr. Herman Jones tolri a Jury in superior court that he thought the ?fi,lma(c wa,s conservative. Testifying yesterday in the murder irtal of John R. (Fat) Kniri;/. 41- year-old former convict who Is blamed by the state for 38 bootleg rtnalhs, j JOH'PS said, an analysis of ^ome of j the liquor showed it \vas 39.07 per cent wood alcohol. Two omirrs of the mix*urr are fon^idererl iatal, JoJnes ariiJet], The poljiionoiL 1 ? mixture was sold In Atlanta over a two-day perlnd— October 2t and 22. Besides (ho 3a tlcnths from the pol.son liquor, four iicrsoiis '.vrrc blinded lor life nnd 303 others were treated at Ihe pity's hospital '°r { Illness they paid was brought on by drinking boat leg liquor. Typhoon Takes Toll of 541 Leyte Island Hard Hit by Big Storm MANILA, Dec. 11. M'I—Delayed reports from Lcyte Island today boosted the death toll of Monday's typhoon to 541, The same typhoon turned on itself and is sweeping back Loward the Philippines from'the west while another Is bearing down on the Islands from the east. Southern Lcytc, the Island on rhlch American forces returned to the Philippines Ai World War II, bore the brunt of Monday's battering storm. . The Philippines News Service reported the mayors of two Lcyte towns announced 311 bodie-s counted in their areas alone. Abuyog, 35 miles south of Aacloban on Leyte Oulf, reported 176 dead. Another 135 dead were reported at Sogod on the southern tip of Leyte. Ollicials listed 146 known dead In the Tacloban area and around the entrance to Sungao Strait. Eighty-four dead previously had been reported from three other islands of the central Philippines — Cebu, Negros and Panay. Doctor Denies Immoral Patient Care SEATTLE, nee. 13- IIP,— A denial that he had - any Immor.i! relations with his women patlert-i \ has been irmde by Dr. Louis Gellcr- mann, Seattle psychologist. Dr. Qcllennann made the denial yesterday in lengthy court sessions disputed civil rights section. Humphrey said he expects the, winner to be a Democrat, regardless | of whether Mr. Truman runs acafn. marked by his assertion that a "confession" winch has h»en introduced in court was "a deliberate lie." He told the Jury lhat he liert throughout the wire-recorded admission made by lllm at police headquarters to satisfy police and Prosecutor Charles O. Carroll, who he said had indicated he would be freed If he made the admissions. The recording, playinpt to the jury Navy Expects 'A' Submarine in '54 WASHINGTON. Dec. 13. W)—The Navy expects to have Its ntom- pmvered submarine ready In 1354. The keel 'n( the craft, which may revolutionize undersea svarfare, is expected to be laid next spring, The Electric Boat Co. of Groton, Conn., has the contract,. The Atomic Energy Commission, Weslinghouse Electric Corp. and Argonne national laborary a r s jilntly designing the cralt's atomic engine. over strong defense objections, could be heard admitting Improper relations on several occasions with a woman patient. "I never touch a girl," the psychologist said about his women pa- tien«-. r 406 W. Main 406 W. Main 52.11 C. 14.95 Airline Radio Values 23.95 TABLE R&DIO Ol OO Z.I.OO 56.95 FM-AM RADIO HANDY TABLE RADIO Alrlln. E Outstanding in design ond p Br - formon<e, h^oclern brown plastic case •with Saron plastic grills thai wipei tfeon wfih damp cloth. 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Among other things, the amendment would require applicants for registration as voters to be of good character and to "embrace the obligations of citizenship." County registrars would decide whether these requirement* were met. The widely debated $25.000,000 roart bond issue was approved. An amendment providing a senator for every county was beaten soundly 73,289 to 27,193. Students Take Draft Exams For Deferment OF; — are WASHINGTON. Dec. 15. .-, Some 22.000 college students „._ xpected to take tests today which ould make them eligible "for de :rment from the draft. The tasting'system was establish ed lo furnish draft,boards with m- "ormation. Local boards do net have o deter students who get satisfac- Dry exam reports, but they may do 5. The student's scholastic stand- ig In his college class is also taken into consideration. A score of 70 is the present yard- tick for possible deferment.'plus :lass standine. 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