The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 5, 1947 · Page 5
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 1947 BLYTHEVIMJ3 (ARK.) COUBIBR NEWS 31 Mob Members Face Indictment Cab Drivers Accused Of Lynching Negro In South Carolina GREENVILLE, S. C., Marsh 5 (UP)—A South Carolina grand jury will b3 asked ni'xt week to return murder indictments ngalnst, 31 men churged with lyn:hing a Negro, it was announced today as a signed , statement from one of the mob Avers "identified" the ring leader N R. C. Herd, a taxicab dispatcher wns accused by a Greenville cab driver, H. T. Fleming, of taking] chari;e o( Ihe moo thai pulled Willie Eivlo from the Pickens County Jail Feb. 17 and brutally killed 'him. Fleming said that Herd blasted tlie negro to death with a shotgun charge and then turned to his companions in tlie lynching and said "Give me some more shells, biyj.' 'H''i<; imd tile oilier men—mostly cab drivi-rs-arc out of jail on $>,SO'j bonds pending tlie outcome of wand jury action. All are charged v.'ith murder. Solieir.or Sam R. Watt of Spar- taiv'^ut;;, who will ^o before the j i'.-y with confessions from the cabbies ,said that failure of a t'CKjncT's j'.ny yesterday to place responsibility for the crime would not halt investigation of thfe Nc- Thc Greenville Christian Ministers Association, a uroup of white miMi.sLLTs, demanded tliat the lynch inch }K speedily convicted. The ministers adopted a resolution "deploring the lawlessness exhibited" in the lynching. | Other statements read at a coroner's hearing corraboratcd Fleming's testimony ai;3 said that Herd rounded up drivers telling Ih'.'tn of plans "to snatch Earle from the Pkkcns jiil. ^t Tho Ne^ro had been held for • ro'-.bing and wounding W. T. 7 Brc\vn -several days previously. Bi'o\vu died of his wounds a few hours alter Earlc was lynched. Fleming testified that the lynch party v.'cnt to Pitkens in eight or nine csb5 and abducted the Nefiro from jailer Ed Gilstrap. Gilstrap testified that he could not positively identify any nieni- b-M's of the mob because of his poor eyesight. Blubber Steak. PAGE FIVE Radar Aids Weather Bureau In Gathering Hurricane Facts BV PAUL, F. KM.tS I {United Tress Science Writer) MIAMI, Fla,, Murcli 5.—Meteorologists can now "iiltolournpir the iop currents of a hurricane, thereby making possible better predictions us to the •jirogress of such storms. ! Tlie trick is done' through use of radar and was a lop secret during tlie war. I Application of radar in weal her forecasting also was confirmed a theory of Grady Norton, supervising forecaster of the U. S. Hurricane Wiu-ning Service, lluu ihe trop 1 currents actually guide the hurricane. •Norton and his asso:late, Emest Carson, meteorologist, nnd admin l.strative nrc bclni! made automatically by the sensitive machine on Hie m'cund. Tlu-fc uailoqns, about eight feet in dtainetcr, usually are lost after H tcsl, but many time tlie instruments nre saved because they arc alt;!ched (o a mi parachute. The liny radio transmitter sends back (lie temperature, barometric pressure, and the niols'.m'c endings. Norton also talrt lhat use of the airplane in itetcimtniiiK tlie course ol u hurricane also has been of great help, but Unit radio signals irom the plane have been interrupted many times by weather | conditions. During hurricanes In this section last year, airplanes were \isert. Daring pilots look their planes llncuj;h tlie outside circle officer in charge of lh<: U. R. Weather bureau here, both of the hurricane and to the "eye" believe that with this new tool, i r . wrcre It is compnnillvclv calm, will be possible to make IxHlei 1 FYom the "eye" of the storm, the. forecasts, not only in this hurrl- pilot sent back reports. Other cane area, but in other sections times, he was forced (o Ily out as well. of the storm again and send re- Norton said lhat radar can plvk ports that were not interrupted by pick up rain in a storm, but thai atmospheric conditions, this wa s of little value In making TSjlh Norton forecasts. The new development includes tlie use of a metal ivflcc- tor. that is sent aloit In a weather balloon. The radar signals son bounced off this tiny reflector avc recorded instantly on a screen on the ground. The reflector, actually Hie out- Taxpayers Get Opportunity to Revise Returns MT'IUE ROOK, Ark., Metre)) B. Ul')-Some 10,000 stiUe Income ux returns, already fllprt with the Stale Kcrcnue iX'narlmeiit, lire HS returned to taxpayers for revision In line with llio new Income tux law signed recently by Gov. Den Laney. Assistant Hcvcnui! Commissioner Walter R bokey pointed out ihul the new law permits a credit on tlie returns of only 50 iK-r cent for tlie federal Income tuv jmld hy tlie Individual compared' with full 1UO percent credit allowed under the old bill. Tlie new measure, which Is rc- Irouctlvc and covers 1IM6 income »!so Ims Increased personal excmp- llous for a 6hiBle person from fliCO to 12,600 nixl for mauled persons from $2,600 to |4,5CO. Lokcy asserted that "tremendous extra work lias been thrown 01 vncl iuy "batten sloim Is over. down 1 ' until tlio Kindness Fatal TAMPA. Flu,, Muv, 5, — <U1>)~- Mrs. Ciirrle Toole brought ir> of her dtKiew! Cocker Hpiinlel.'i Into her .1111 kitchen for prolctlloiuiBiiiiisl Ilk! lnco:m; tux division," and he tii'Ki'f! Ilial some 23,003 persons, who have not yet tiled their returns wltlimit penally Is May 15, Beware Coughs frpm common colds That Hang On Crcomulslon relieves promptly bo- causo It toes right to tho sent of tho trouble to help loosen and expel perm laden phlegm, and old nature, to scolh'j as-.d heal raw, tender, Inflamed Ijroii-hliil mucous membranes. Toll your druggist to soil you tv bottle of Crcotmilsion with thu understanding you must like tho way U Quickly nllaya tlio coiifjli or you me to hnvo your monoy back. CREOMULSION for Couths, Chest Colds, Bronchitis I lie clilllliiB bhisl. IJurlnn the nlKlit 10 puppies were born. Dut nil 25 were destroyed when fire destroyed tlio home. In ZululHiul, it divorce can be obtained for SI,26. :2:;S«£/K£. whale meat is a welcome sight to Japanese, who can buy meat only at fantastic black market prices. Whale meat displayed by worker above is part of 400 tons which recently arrived in Tokyo aboard first of Jap whaler Ueet to operate in Antarctic since the war. Photo by Richard C. Ferguson, NKA- Acme photographer. be with our baby." Doctors have told the Birds that Ponnie will be too helpless to exist without constant institutional care. Heartsick Father Pleads For Just Five More Hours Per Day With Ailing Son POMONA, Gal.. Mar. 5—(UP) — A heartsick father pleaded today I for a house near his job so he ! cn.ild tpend an extra five hours a 1 clay i.< Uh the baby son he soon must give up. Mr. ant! Mrs. H. j. Bird, Jr. have o:ily a few months more to live with their son. Then, doctors, say, ID-month-old Dannie must be sent to an institution to stay. He is not mentally equipped for normal life. Bird is employed as an x-ray technieiqii at Sawtelle Veterans' Ho.spilal on tlie oilier side of sprawling Los Angeles county. Tlie 8,1-mile ninnd trip through heavy traffic takes five hours. <; We'l| live in anything, even a one-room place," Mrs. Bird said. 'Just so my husband won't have to waste five hours n day he could Handles Lots' of Mail Annual post office receipts in Greater New York total more than $64,000,000. More than 12,000,000 pieces of ordinary mail, 135.000 of registered mail, 300,000 pounds o' newspapers, and 60,000 parcel post packages are handled daily by 18,000 employes. CHAMBLIN SALES CO. STUDEBAKER Sales — Service \Vc Buy and Sell GOOD USED CAKS Bill Chamblin — Lex Ohamblin Railroad & Ash Sts. Phone 2195 for MUD PIE THROWING * ''• .!/ '•••/ (^-^" ' •TESTED ^ \\ ' ' tar rot * SKOli FO«f'>OYi *NO 01*11 Lei fliem qo...let them grow... let them run countless steps in Iheir Pre-Tested Poll-Parrots. Built sturdily o( selected materials over proper lasts, Poll-Parrols mast be right. &" * Prt-lesting meant every typ», every maleriol, • very improvement muil pou rigid tests in actual wear. Family Shoe Store Phone 2342 312 Wcsf Main St. de of a smnll box contaning oth- instruments including a tiny dio transmitter, is carried up rough the clouds and to tho top the storm, sometimes 50.C01 feet i. All htc while, tlie recordings and Carson suld then- \v:i.s no ineaiis to predict whether .there would be destructive Innricnncs dining the coming sea- tliat runs from June lo Noven oer. "You just can't make such forecasts." Norton said. "The average is about seven u season." They insisted, however, thai pro- press In forecasting lias eliminated much of the (lunger of loss of life In hurricanes. People In these IHirts have learned lo take cognl- •/,incc of tile lorccasteiV warnings To make this a ^ tor your Easter Bride J. LOUIS CHERRY Rtprrientlnf New York Life Insurance Co. Bljtherille, Ark. * Long BliUncc Muting H«]p ud Mllpoioil, Ad«- niurM O , glrTlCM. , - «u«l«ly IniurM OonltMt Uiullnl »Ud HJ Bone ><IT!C< * (tone* (a. t'kont 2801 For Sale U. S. 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