The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 20, 1952 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 20, 1952
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PAGE TTTO BLYTHEYTLLE. fARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 195J Snow Maroons 2,000 in Eastern California Area Storms Keep Up As People Wonder -When We'll Get Out' Senate Watchdog Says 'Do Not Disturb' Sign Dominates U.S. 8AN FRANCISCO Wt ~ Snow marooned some 2,000 people In East-Centra* California and threatened 600,000 hear! of Nevada livestock with starvation on this first day of spring. Tn Mono County, on the Nevada- Californlft border, snow blocked roads to people running lo w on fuel. "The storm* are keeping up and I dont know when we'll pel out," telephoned Mrs. Mnrjorie Gripper. secretary of the Chamber of Commerce at LcevinlnR. 125 Still Snowed In Some 125 still were snowed in at June Lnke Lodge, 180 miles cast of San Francisco, where drifts up to 45 feet deep covered rends and many one-story houses. "Here \ve can step out of n src- cnd-story window onto snow," said Georpe Conn, lodpe owner, o v c r j the only telephone line open from trat community. Conn reported ample stocks of food at June Lnke, but Mrs. Clipper said foort was running low in other snowbound putts of M o n o County. Emergency rrocbhnnl Nevada GGV. Charles Russell proclaimed a state of emergency to qualify for federal aid for livestock. Heavy snows have blocked roads to 200.000 cattlo and 400,000 sheep In North and Central Nevada, Gov. Russell said the livestock [ industry wa.s threatened \vhh a loss j of 10-miHion dolJars. HP c--;»)j>arctJ " the crisis to that of 1948-40. when planes made a "hay lift" to starving animals. Same High ways Blocked In the Sierra Nevada passes from California to Nevada, all principal highways were blocked. night, after two days of diverting trains. WASHINGTON (^ — A Senate watchdog committee snys a "don't disturb the civilian economy" policy dominates the nation's rearmament projrrnm. The result, U said, has been the production of "a .small number of guns nnrt a great amount of butter, wilii a considerable number of lollipops thrown In." t The Senate Armed Services Preparedness Investigating Committee last, night made public a report of investigations made since It started work in July, 1950, soon after outbreak of the Korean War. it said investigations showed this about (he mobi!f/-at(on program: "Deliveries on hard poods — planes, tanks, ammunition and RUMS — had fallen rtantferously rX'iiind schedule .so much so that the chances of reaching the minimum preparedru-na iai^i-is within the time sr-t by our military planners 5''r;nr<l remote," _^. One hnsic cause for this, the Politicians Stay Out of Cuba Jails HAVANA. Cuba '/!'> — A spokes- niiiri for Fultjcncio IJatlsta's revo- lutioiKuy regime .said lust nifjlit there is nnt A single polili:'al pri.s- (iii CT in Cuban jntls n>. a result of Rati.Mn'fi 10-dny-old .revolution. The spokesmnn, Interior Minl.s- trr Kiumm I'cnnitin. s u i d m;my pernim wore ft r ITS ted Init all were turned a ftcr qiio-st-ionlnn. committee said. Is "failure o/ our responsible officials" to give weapons needs top claim on the nation's Industrial capacity. And back of this (he committee found, t "apathy" Fimoni; some government Agencies, 'Those responsible for the nation's current rearmament program Inrk ihp Ftnse of urgency that has previously goaded Americans Into their tremendous preparedness achievements." It said. Egypt Officials Fired for Failure To Stop Rioting CAIRO, Esypt lit; —Eiiypfs government fired four lop official* of the Interior Mlnisiry toiisiy for fjiil- JnK u> stop the violent fire rioting of Jan. 26 in Cairo. 'I"hc ousted lour wfte [tie n^tion- iit |K)lice chicr. 1 : ftiul Hie nctin^ governor al the cily. They were crctr-r- ed into retirement hy royal du- creos Usucrt by Kins Fnronk lasti m^hl after n Cablnel merlin^. i Fli 'iTl 'A-ere Gen. Mornii el Kiinly, ! commander of Egyptian police; Gen. Ahmed Ahdcl Hndl, director of Hsyptlotl police; Miihmtnid el Bctllni Fiey, nctiti^ ^o\'er]ior of i Cairo; nnd BrlRndier Mohaincd Aly. \ commander of auxiliary police. Cotton Control Future Will Be Decided Soon WASHINGTON Mv- The government hopes to decide In the next week or 10 days whether to lift price controls In a half-dozen major r,iw product Jlelds, including wool and cotton. Price Stabiliser Ellis Arnall fold the Senate BsinklnB Committee yesterday the Office of Price Sla- hlliz-ntlon hopes within two weeks to publish n statement on price control suspension policy, slong with a preliminary set of stnn- dards. Baud out n Stamp Ready BRUSSELS. Belgium M'i — The first slamn carrying Die portrait of Belgium.*' young King Ravldouln will bo put on sale May 14 for (he opcnliiR here of the Congress of tho Universal Postal Union. Read Courier News Classified Ads Two Held in 'Ray Gun' Swindle Conspiracy Charge Made; Using Mails To Defraud People LOS ANGELES HPi — A federal grand jury has indicted two men and a woman on charges of con* splracy ngnlmt Ihe government and using the mails to defraud In connection with a phony "death ray" gun. George M. Treister, assistant U. S. attorney, said the trio "with reckless disregard for truth, as early as 1019 claimed their 'death- dealing device' was not only perfected, but was among other "things capable of destroying animals, humans and airplanes by Its supersonic death ray emissions." Those Indicted yesterday are Kurt Van Xuyle, West Los Anselcs. .nnd Mr, and Mrs. Hollis de Neefe $128,000 Cash Now Recovered In Big Burglary RENO. Nev. la'i — Arrest of an elphth suspect In the burglary of millionaire Laverne Redfield's safe brought the first confession of the case and boajtcd Hie cash recovery to $123,000. The FBI said Anthony Gazzlgli, 41, former gambling house porter here, admitted taking part, in the I'i-milllon-ilollar Redfleld burglary anrt led to the recovery of J27.COO cash, .some jewelry and securities. Officers said OazzigH, a brother of Louis Pirpo Ga/zigM. already held In the case, told how Rcd- field'.s safe- u-as taken from the home and broken open with crowbars in an isolated area outside! Reno. of Hollywood. Treistcr said that at least one person has beet] swindled out of $11.000, supposedly for a half Interest in the gadget, which the government has confiscated. Combat Infantry Airlift Begun TEMPLE. Tex. (Jf) — A history- making airlift of 8,750 combat- rendy Infantrymen from South Carolina began today. The men, members oJ the 31st (Dixie) Infantry Division, will take part In exercise Long Horn, gigantic Joint Army-Air Force maneuvers to begin hi this area next Tuesday. The 1,000-mile airlift win continue until Monday, The Air Force says It ts the first time that almost an entire combat infantry division has been airlifted to a maneuver area. Read Qpurler News Classified Adi. Sales Opportunity Position, as tire sales representative covering Mississippi County now available for aggressive man 25-40 years of age now living In HlylhevJIle Area. Must have successful sales record with proven ability lo sell promotional Ideas to account. Tire sales experience not necessary. College education or equivalent helpful. Salary <fc bonus. Apply In writing giving iiuallficaUons and experience. 0. I). ANDREWS District Manager, The General Tire * Rubber Co. P.O. 353, Blythuvllfe. Ark. Phone Call Up to W Cents !,OS ANGKLE3 Wt — Anyone who wants to make n nickel telephone cali Irom a booth In Las Anwclrs hud better do it tocluy. Tomorrow the cost gcc.s up to 10 cents. Personal To Women With Nagging Backache j lr.ifnesa ma>'l>cdu^ to stn function. Ofx-tora «a>is very Empnrtnnt 1» Southern Pacific rotnry plows „[„, b» c lacl>o-[tri chcucil through 50 miles of deep Jerirriintioimiuex/roM drifts unil reopened iu rail route "" '" over IJojincr Summit. Tlic record ,sm;u' park-26 feet at Soda SpritiKs, and Donncr Summit — threatens California's Interior valleys \vilh spring floods. tt In K i'P rujrht*nrf rfiuenlpRSj. ri'l iieslrct your kiHncyn if Ihcse j tiaihce yiiu. Try itonn'a l'Ult-x mill etic. Umr«l Biicctiafully hy mitlinns tor E>4 yean. HVornatinR how runny tlrnfS n'ji KIV* rnliet from Ihcxe iHsrnm- s -Kelptlio] 5 mlle*of Vlilncytul.A a n.l fil- (lush out w«te. Get U can's Pilb loday! of Tfce Pioneer Conslrntiion Go's. $400,P.OQ Stock of ROAD EQUIPMENT and FARM MACHINERY from the A. C. KENNEDY FARM One of the Largest Auction Soles of its Kind Ever Held in Ark. SATURDAY - MABCH 22nd 111 m. Rain or Shine - Place - A. C. Kennedy Farm, Poyen, Ark. Highway 270, Kennedy Siding on the C.R.I. RR Everybody invitcdl Including, the Governor ami his Kxeciilive Sccrolary . . . The Highway Commission, Stale, Federal and private engineers . . . Former Governors . . potential fiov- ernorj . . . County Judges, Mayors, The Washington delegation ... in (act EVERYBODY. We would like to have the opinion of. everyone attending;, whether or not (here is enouch equipment at this Sale to have built the Sherirtan-North road or any olhcr job the State Highway department might let. Acres and Acres of Road Building Machines — Enough to Have Built ALL the Roads You Paid For... ALL the Roads You Were Promised! We've got i FARM-FULL of heavy-duty road building machines like these . . . nearly HALF A MILLION DOLLARS worth at today's rrphirc- Jtient costs . . . we picture only a few. And (tokens of pieces of Idle mode! farm equipment, also included. Every public . . . Stale, C'ontitv and City will want to participle in this big close-out AUCTION! SIttu els, TrncUirs, SrrajiiTS, Kiivlh i\lo\ fr . I'limps DON'T FORGET THE DATE—DON'T FOKGKT THE PLACE! AUCTION SALE! Kennedy Farm, Poyen. Ark. Saturday, March 22nd 11 a. m. Barbecue at Noon P .S. An AUCTION sale nnd a mule barn are a good place to discuss everything including politics. I've got the mule barn . . . and a long- eared mule too, with « Bucgy-H-hip thrown in for good measure . . All going under the auctioneer's hammer A.C.K Mississippi Wagons, Light Hauls, Dozters, and Lots of Farm Machinery PIONEER CONSTRUCTION CO. INC. A. C. KENNEDY, President BKN T. LANEY. Vice-l'rcsidcnt Poyc-n, Arkansas TOMORROW IS THE DAY! KELLEY'S Friendly SHOES FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY for ipring Come in Friday . . . our forma) oiieninjj day . . . and meet the new owners, Kellcy and Aiarilyn Welch. Jn our newly remodeled store you'll find the smartest spring stylos in shoes for the entire family—shoes famous for value as well as beauty. And you're welcome to claim your special reward (as shown at the right) for coming tomorrow! FREE! The first 300 ladies to attend our formal opening Friday will receive a very pretty Orchid from Cuba. Do come early so you won't he disappointed. i SOUVENIRS FOR THE KIDDIES YES 7 AND CIGARS FOR THE MEN SHOES fOR BOYS AND GIRI.J Our Famous Lines • FOR LADIES • • Fortunet, Vogue and Twenty-Ones and Friendly shoes . . . Valletta Hosiery • FOR JIKN • G Jarman and Kingston Shoes • FOR CHII.DHKN • « Acrobat," Play I'als and \V. L. Douglas KELLEY'S TViendly SHOES FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY

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