The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 6, 1949 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 6, 1949
Page 7
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ij, j i mi:, i iL.i-.ti Revenue Agents Make Big Haul Liquor Consigned To Tennessee Firm Seized Near Rogers HARRISON. Ark. Dec 6-»I- Tluee men, arrested after a SG.iiOO nick load w whisky was-.seized near here, have been charged with transporting imlaxert liquor. The men were identified l;y state po ice as Eddie Cymumsky and Ray Johnson, who gave Chicago addresses, and Shapiro, no address given. The truck was sci/cci Saturday near singers by State Policemen € 'nllace Parncll and lanme V. >"es. Cyimtnisky and Johnson were in ihe truck and Shapiro was arrested Ister when he called state police district headquarters to ask If the truck had been in an accident. Papers ivilh the truck showed the Hquol had been sold by the Sun Exporting Company. Lake Village. Ark., and nas consigned to New- hum, Teiin. In Little Rock, Stale Revenue Commissioner ncan Mmley said an Arkansas permit for shipment of liquor from Lake Village to Newbniu, Term., through Missouri and Illinois had been issued, but Indicated ''there is some cv-iciencR it was not BOing where it was Intended." 1'Ps Grady, chief revenue department investigator, said his anem.s are .still "looking into" the ease. He said charges of transporting lint axed liquor and possessing liquor and possessing liquor in a dry countv have been iilcd against the three men. Kent Leaves Estate Valued at $9 Million LOS ANGELES. Dec. 6—f/Pi—A. AtWiUer Kent, philanthropist and radio manufacturer, left an estate valued at $9,130,971.11. the executors say In their first accounting submitted to Supreme Court. The executors stayed Simdnv that Jhey now hold 54.004,921.07 In" cash, ^i.ll(i,153.S4 in stocks and bonds anri sn,856.10 in sundry assets. Kent, who died last March 4, gave aivay in his will almost $5,000.- WIO to friends, employes, chaiiable and educational institution.'!. To his widow, Mable Lucas Kent, from whom he was separated, he left $2,000,000 in cash and the income from 20 per cent of Ihe stock of Ihe Aatwater Kent Manufacturing Co. The University of Chicago roundtable has been on Ihe ah since February, 1031. Trade Laws Of States Hit By Trucker JEFFERSON CITY, Dec. 6— </P|— Trade barrier laws of some slates arc hampering the Irucking industry, Missouri trucKcrs were told yesterday by Henry E, English, president of American Trucking Associations. Inc. English told members of the Missouri BUS and Truck Associa- lion in an address prepared for its slate convention that existing laws are increasing truck operating costs and making it hard for 'hem to engage in interstate com- rrrp IDEAL FARM GIRL-Virginia I.e Arta ijensen. 18, of Blair, Neb., was named "Ideal Farmer's Daughter" at the National Farm show in Chicago. A former. 4-11 cluh member, Virginia is Hie daughter of Arthur Jensen, who farms 80 acres. Armories Contemplated for Organized Reserves LITTLE ROCK. Dec. C. Oft — Proposed construction of t\vo armories for Little Hock white and Negro Orfcani^ed Reserve Corps units are a step nearer reality. Col. Hugh Corl, chief of (he Arkansas Military District, said yesterday that the proposed armories have been approved by Fourth Army headquarters and passed on to national headquarters. He said that since funds allocated by the 1919 Congress must be contracted by next June 30. allocations probably will be made in January Anti-Trust Suit Filed Against Celanese Corp. WASHINGTON, Dee. 6. (API -he Justice Department yesterday accused Celanese Corporation ot America or illegally absorbing Tn- bize Rayon Corporation. Attorney General McGrath an- ici-ce. All attack against trade barriers iws started laic in the ISMj, and ie most progress was made in he war years, English said. Uin ie added the trucking industry is 'till faced wilh restrictive laws ill too many stales. U- G. Lewellcn. manager for the State Association, lold the Truckers they face higher lux programs. He urged every members of the industry to unite to combat them. Lewellen said the increased taxes may come on gasoline, a tonnage lax or a reciprocity lax. He denied lhat trucks are tearing up Missouri's highways and said maintenance costs are lower on slate highways where truck traffic is heaviest. Independence Officials Irked by Premature Unveiling of Statue INDEPENDENCE, Mo., Dec. 6— ('Pi—President Truman's home towi. wants to know who unveiled—prematurely—its new statue of Andrew Jackson. Tile statue was presented to Illci- Iiendence by Mr. Truman. H was placed in front of the courthouse, concealed with Muslin to await the official unveiling. But a prankster evidently got tin ^jinnp on Independence 'officials. The muslin «-as set afire and burned off Friday niglu, scorching the statue's granite base. The statue will not be covered again. The rose is Ihe favorite flower of the western world: the chrysanthemum, of the Orient. nounced that, he has filed a civil anti-trust suit against in the U.S. District Court at N'e\v York city. Tlie suit requests a divorcement of the two companies. .McGrath saiu that Tublzc was the "chief competitor" ol Celanese in (he manufacture and sale of rayon warp-knit fabrir.s when Ce- acquired all of the slock and assets of Tubize in 1!M6. McGrath Pleads For Civil Rights And Leadership KANSAS C1TV, Dec. 6. CAP) —J. Howard McGrath, United State.* attorney general, yesterday said (he tederal government "cannot shirk its constitutional responsibility for leadership" in civil rights measures. McGrath appealed to delegates at the Kth annual conference of Na- lional Institute of Municipal Law Officers lo impre.'is on congressmen the "need for action" on civil lights svhen il. reconvenes. "Let me ieas.surc you, "he salrt, "as a former governor and city attorney, of my wholesome regard lor stale and local government and of my conviction of their needed place in our federal system." He said there is "nothing dark or slnisicr in the effort to guarantee! to all our people . . . equal protection of the law." adding: "It is not the purjlose of Icderal authorities to supplant normal police functions. Hut It must become their duty to aid and assist, if local i efforts fail or prove insufficient toj cope wilh the fundamental respon-' sibllity of a self-respecting government—the protection ol the lives and security of all ... ." Maharajah With Palace Of 100 Rooms to Live In 7-Room London Flat LONDON. Dec. 6. WV-The 2(i- year-nld Maharajah of Jodhpur. who has a 100-ronm, air-conditioned palace in his native land, is goins; to live in a 10-pound a week flat here. Even Indian princes, a friend explained, linve money troubles these days. The maharajah's income has been cut from 1.500.000 pounds (S4.200.- 000) a year to a pension of 15000 pounds (SL'IO.OOO) a year because ol the annexation of his state lo India Worse still, the Indian government allowed him only 1.600 pound? IS4.-I80I when he set out to visll England last summer with his Scottish wife. The move from fashionable ClaridRc's Hotel to the seven- room flat is an attempt to make it last. The potentate's wife, now known as Sandra Ucvi. was Miss Alexandra Mcliride before their marriage in 1948. She was a nursing supervisor in a hospital. She Is hi.s wife No. 2. His oilier wife remains In India. SOUND INSURANCE RISKS 12. Sound Insurance Risks ST. JOSEPH. Mo.. Dec. 6. W) _ The life insurance companies haven't lost any money on the Central High School class of 1922. Every one of its 113 members still is living. At least three are listed in "Who's Who In America." 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