The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 27, 1952 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 27, 1952
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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27,1052 RLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS 8 Former KKK Members Held For Kidnaping North Carolina Hits Again at Hooded Terrorism in State Arkansan Is Among Airmen Safe in Jump GUAM IIP}—A U. s. Navy tanker oday rescued four of ih'c airmen •ho balled out of a D-29 weather .lane when nn engine exploded 150' - --. nilcs northwest of Guam ycsler-i Ml ' 5 - J - H - Gi >tely of Route Six, WHITEVILLE, N.C. W) — More than a score of state and county officers, moving against hooded terroism in southeastern North Carolina for the second time within two weeks, today arrested eight former Kll Klux Klansmen. The arrests were announced by State Bureau of Investigation Director James Powell who with Sheriff Hugh Nance of Columbus County directed the roundup. Powell said (he former klansmen nil identified as members of tin Pair Blufl Klavern in Columbui County, were involved in the kid naping of a Negro woman, Esthe: Lee Floyd, Nov. 14 last year. He added that all defendants were charged with conspiracy to kidnap and assault and with kidnaping and assault. Father anil Son Included Powell said four of them, inelud ing a father and his, son, wer among 10 men arrested by FBI an North Carolina officers in the firs major blow against the klan this area Feb. 10. One was Identified as Earl Brooks. 44, Exalted Cyclops (presl dent) of the Fair Bluff Klaver tnd a fanner police chief of Fai Bluff. He is a lightning rod sales roan and was also a Fair Blu. constable. The other was lisle as Bobby Brooks, his 18-year-ol son, Klakard (lecturer) of the kla vern. who moved to Raleigh. N. about a month ago and was ar rested there. 12 Flaggings Reported At least a dozen cases of Sings have been reported in th Ccilumbus County area in the last two years, but officers were unable to persuade victims to testify. Many presidents of the area kept their doors barred at night and learecl to answer a nocturnal knock. The Pair Bluff klavern was disbanded in January by Imperial Wizard Thomas I,. Hamilton of the Eastern KKK for conduct unbecoming the klan. In the Feb. 16 raids, the former klansmen were charged with kid- naping and flogging a white man and woman last Oct. 6. The FBI charged that the 10 took the couple across the state line into Horry County, South Carolina. The other two who were arrested today for a second time were listed as James Robert (Bob) Hayes, 36, and L. C. Worley, 25. The four others, charged for the first time In the klan case, were Steve Edmund, 28, of Cerro Gordo; Billy Home, 25, of Chadbourn? Leamon Ward, 40, of Chadboiirn, and Doug Grainger of Fair Bluff. All eight were held in $5,000 bond each. Officers quoted the Negro woman as saying a group of men took her to a lonely spot. They told her they were going to bent her and accused her of associating with a white man. She denied It. She said they did not beat her after she told them that she was pregnant. They did lip her hair. PAGE THREE ay. Search Is still on for a fifth man. 1 Five others presumably died in he explosion. Military authorities named three if those rescued: Capt. Michael Judge, New York; A. Ed-.vnrd W. Erickson, Superior. Wis., and Pfc, James L. Deese, Camden, Ark. They were uninjured. 93-Year-Old Arkansas Woman Dies; Leaves 795 Survivors Behind LITTLE ROCK (fPi—A woman with 185 survivors, including two great - great - great grandchildren died near here today. She was Mrs. Georgia Ann Archer. 93. of England, Ark. She died at Hie home of a daughter. Little F<ock. Other listed survivors include: another daughter, three sons. 48 grandchildren, 102 great great grandchildren and 38 great-great grandchildren. Tlie funeral Is to be held at England tomorrow. POLITICS UN to Open Building UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. Iff-)— Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton Mar. May July ' Oct. Open 4030 3353 3875 3636 High Low 4056 4010 3982 3930 3905 3845 3655 3602 New Orleans Cotton Mar May July Oct Open High Low 4040 4050 4005 3057 3935 3932 3378 3905 384" 3630 3S48 3600 The United Nations today opens its! new five-story conference building, whose unique council chambers !Soybeans I may soon rival the skyscraper sec. ..„,/ .....,.,..._. (Continued from Page 1) One declared himself for Elsenhow- : rctnriat buildine as er. four declined to state a prefer-1 piece, cnce and one was not reached. The delegation, however, faced a recognition battle with a party minority roup planning to send a separate set of delegates to the Chicago convention. 2. Senator Lodge of Massacru- setts predicted the • Republicans would win control of both houses of Congress. He said they would gain eight or nine new Senate seats J and 50 to 60 House seats. S.Harold E. Stn-sscn became the first candidate to declare he wants to enter Oregon's Republican primary. He asked for necessary applications. 4. Stassen said last night in Milwaukee if he is elected he will carry out "a thorough house cleaning. . . . and install an honest upright May . , Julv . Sept. . 285"! 285 Low 200 % 282':, 280'i 235 H- New York Stocks ballot, Stassen and Eisenhower are the only candidates remaining. A T imd T MnrArthur also asked Oregon offi-IAmer Tobacco .. cials to remove his name from the | Anaconda copper state's May IS presidential primary EHh Steel ballot. Chrysler 0. California's administration." He called the Democratic administration "a mismanaged Missouri Misrule." •Court Suits Filed 5. Attorney Andrew W. Green filed three separate ccurt suits seeking an order to nullify G'en. Douglas MacArthur's withdrawal from the Pennsylvania primary April 22. With MacArtliur off the secretary of state was stumped by a proposal to pJer^e the state's Democratic convention delegates to Eisenhower. The attorney general was to be asked for a ruling it the move Is 7. Senator Estes Kefauver of Tennessee declared in Perry, Iowa "we should squeeze all the wr.ter" out of President Truman's 81 billion dollar budget "and get down to bedrcck." Kefauver is campaign- American Legion Hut and Community building, sidewalks and a scrapbook for judging in the Community Accomplishments Contest. The latter must be in within 30 days. Lcachville is shooting for first place. (Tomorrow: Accomplishments) ing for the Democratic presidential nomination. Payne to Approve Brewster 8. Oov. Frederick G. Payne' declared he would oppose Senator Owen Brewster of Maine fcr the U.S. Senate in the June 16 primary. Both are Republicans. Gen Electric Gen Motors N Y Central .... Int Hurvps'.er ,.. J C Penney Republic steel .. Radio Socony Vacuum Studcbaker Standard of N J Texas C:;rp U S Steel Sou Pac -1OME POTATOES — Studio 50 1-4: publicity mi' a had a quick come- J81-4! back when Hollywood columnists 33 criticized Marilyn Monroe's cloth- 67 3-4 ''"=. sayhiy it lacked style and 41 1.4 | smartness. They thought she'd be 23 7-8! a welcome eyeful in or out of any 35 5-81 garment. That explains the 32 5-8 tfl t° sack she wears here. 74 ^Yi^^Ilholo) 53 1-4 38 1-4 po- 163 1-2 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111. (>P)(|iSDAi—Hogf. 20.500; fairly active; 180 ibs up 25 to 40 lower than Tuesday's average; 170 Ibs down 25 lower; sows steady to 25 lower: bulk choice Nos. 1. 2 "and 3 180-230 9. Farmer George Mcrev - a Re- ,""'-', 1. ' , . '««-«« '•- .iblfonn-had a hit of »Hvi« for ; "^-50: latter lowest top since May publican—had a bit of advice for Americans. Interviews at Hart's Location. N.H.. he said: "We folks seem to forget that we ain't just electing a president. We're electing a fellow to run the whcle world. What's more we ought to take a lot more care about the vice- president. These candidates are all a healthy lot but these days they seem to go out sudden—like the king." 2. 1950, and paid rather freeiy for choice Nos. 1 and 2 100-215 Ibs; packer top 17.25: most choice Nos. 1, 2 and 3 240-270 Ibs 10.2fi-17.CO: 280-330 Ibs 15.75-16.00; 150-170 Ibs 15.50-17.00: 120-HO Ibs 13.25-15,00; ichool Officials lerurn from St. Louis Meet Fred Bcyd of Leai'livine, .sccrc- \ry of Elementary .School As.socl- IP.S, returned to tiny from Si, Louis here he attended a five-day meet- ig of regional and national cdu- ation organizations. He attended meetings of the Dc- artment of Elementary Schcol 'rincipals, Department of Rural Education. American Association of ichool Administrators, National school Beards Assomtion and Na- iotinl Society for the Study of Education. Aiso attending the American As- ociation of Si-hcot Administrators neeting were Superintendent W. B, Nicholson of BJythevHlc und Super- ut evident C, Franklin Sr.nders of Osceola. ML*. Boyd served as secretary of sub-committee which submitted to he National Department of Ele- nentary School Principals a peU- .011 asking that attention be directed to the teaching principals li schools of 15 teachers cr less wh< tavc been "relatively unaffected i» the professional programs of the national. . . group." Mr. Boyd Is elementary school •incifrtl nt Ho!t:omh, Mo, Obituaries Robert Greenwalt Dies of Illness Funeral services for Robert Oscar Greenwalt. 57, ot Dell will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow in Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by H. F. Sharp, minister of the Chnrch of 3hrlst here. Burial will be in Manila. Mr. Greenwalt died yesterday at l:is home in Dell following a three- year Illness. Born in Kentucky, Mr. Greenwait had spent most of his life !n the Dell vicinity. He was a farmer. He Is survived by two (laughters, Mrs. Marie Southard of Dell and Mrs. Mary Jane Callihan of North Little nock; and two brothers, Joe Greenwalt of Kansas City. Kan. and James A. Campbell of North Little Rock. Ex-Greek Dictator Dies in Athens Suburb ATHENS, Greece r/p>—Gen. Theo- , dovus Pangalos, 73, who was acting i military dictator of Greece In 1826 with powers which even Included 1 shortening women's skirts by two 1 Inches, died today In an Athens suburb. He staged a fake plebiscite to win election to the presidency after he became military dictator, abolished the Constitution and ruled like a king. Revolutionaries led by G f n. I George Kondylis overthrew him in 1927. jailed him in a Turkish fort on Crete and kept him there under charges of high trea-son. Ernest Ates Is Dead LITTLE ROCK </Pj — Ernest Ates Sr.. B brother of the movies' .stuttering comedian, Roscoe Ates, died here yesterday. Read Courier News Classified Ads. I Pains, distress of "those days" stopped or amazingly relieved butcher yearlings; cows showing Ir regular improvement under good de mand; bulb and vealers steady few loads high good and choic steers 33.00-34,25: commercial an choice heifers and mixed yearlings 2800-33.00; utility and commercial cows 21.50-23.50; canners and cut- i/vs 17.50-21.50, Blytheville Dentists Attend District Meet Four Blytheville dentists were in Joncsboro today attending a meeting of the Northeast Arkansas Dental Society. They are Dr. Charlos Craig, Dr. Fred Chilris. Dr. Orlie Parker nnd Dr. Don Smith. The nulling bcsan today and win continue throgh tomorrow. Queen Knights 55 Men LONDON (/P) — Queen Elizabeth II today tapped 55 men on both shoulders wi'h a glittering sword i and made them knighUs. It was her 1 first investiture. HouseMembersReluctont On Television Showdown WASHINGTON Wi—House members clamoring for rules that would Jillmv. broadcasting and televising of committee meetings seemed reluctant today to force a showdown on the issue. At the close of business yesterday there were no new signers to a nine-month-old petition which calls for a vote on a proposed change in House rules. in 3 out of 4 cases in doctors' tests! • Here's wonderful news for women, and Kirls who — each month — suffer the tortures of "bad clays" of functionally- caused menstrual cramps nr-1 pain — headaches, backaches, and those "no-good," draggcct- cnit feelings. It's news about a medicine famous lor relieving such suffering! Here is the exciting news. Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound — gave camplele or striking relief of such distress in an average of 3 out of 4 of the cases in doctors' tests! Yesl Lytlla Pinkham's hns been proved to be scientifically modern in nclioni This news will not surprise (he. thousands of women and girls who take Lydia Pinkham'srcgul:irlyand know the relief It can bring. And it should encourage you (if you're not taking Lydia Pinkham's) to sec it vour experience doesn't match theirs... to see if tyou, too, don't avoid the nervousness and tension, weakness, irritab'Hty—and How lydio Pinkham's worki It has a "calinlug" and soothing effect nit the uterus . . . quieting the confrattfonj (see the chart) that 30 often cause menstrual palT), cramp], other distress. pain — so often those days"! associated with Remember Lydia Pinkham's, too — if you're suffering the "hot flashes" and other functionally- caused distress of "change of life." Get Lydia Pinkham's Compound or new, improved Tablets with added iron (trial size only 5»<). Start takingLydiaFinkham's today! 100-110 Ibs 11.75-12.75; sows -too Ibs | down 15.00-75; heavier sows 13.0014.75; stags 11.50-13.50; boars B.50- 10.50. Cattle 2,000; calves SOU: opening moderately active and strong on Funeral Costs $762,400 LONDON '(/Pi — The funeral of King George VI cost 58,000 pounds (3162,400). LEACHVILLE (Continued from Page 1) tion of a freezing unit, the closest ones now being located at Memphis and Bald Knob, Ark. I^eachville also has sought crops from Craighead County, Clay County and areas near Horncrs- ville, Cardwell, and Arbyrd, Mo. The Greene County Orou-ere Association at Paragould hai'agreed to deliver its strawberries'to the Leachville plant. Eventually, the plant hopes to process chickens, and John D. Wells, Lcachville businessman, is planning to build three new broiler houses and expects to buy 5.000 chickens this month. "We hit on the idea of a strawberry plant through recommendation of the State Chamber of Commerce," Mr. Howard says, "as they urged us to forget about such things as shoe factories and concentrate on Improving our economy . with resources at hand. There are some berries here now and we hope by next year there will be many more." Mr. Ever.son has promised to assist farmers in choosing certified plants this spring for next year's crop. Meamvhile, Leachville resident; are rushing work on a small Main Street park, a monument at the tablets \ I (/•H vtf ha\^ tl«m jrv3 A^ Vroi it) Flde^lint;. noje-piclcirtc »nd & tor- tncntiriR rectal itch ar(roft«n trll- talc Ei'itns of Pif-Worms., .u^Iy para?itfj that mcriiralexpnls sny •ona ciRmincd. Kntire families may be victims nnri not know it, To set rid of Pin-Worms, thrsc pwta roust not only '^ killed, but killed in Ihft Urge intestine whore \ticr 'ive *nd rnultip'.v. 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