The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 17, 1950 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 17, 1950
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 1050 BLYTIIEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PACK THKKB r Death Ends Krupp's Long Career as Arms Maker BALZBUKG. Germany, Jan. 17 -< W 1 ) — Gustav Krupp, the German firmaments king who btiilt "BUi Bertha" In World War I and even more deadly guns (or Hitler fn World War II, is dead. Tlie 79-year-otd head of one ot the world's most tremendous arms industries died at his family estate here yesterday. Ills full name was GusUv Krupp von Hoiuen and Hnlbnch. The aged industrialist had been partially paralyzed since the war and . escaned trial as a Nazi - war criminal because he was too "ailing ifl senile. Allied doctors, at the we (he Nurenburg trials commenced in 1945, .said Krupp was suffering from softening of the brain. had not been destroyed have hceti dismantled. , His wife. Bertha, after whom the mammoth long-range "Blfi Bertha" cannon which bombarded Paris in World War I was named, was said to have remained at his side during liis illness. He died in a small cottage on the grounds of his huge estale, Schloss B]' ehnbach. the rest of which is Man Must Spend Life In Prison for Spree HOPE, Ark., Jan. 17. (H'i— Holanrt .Edward Gove of Haverhill, Mass., mubt serve the rest of his life in prison for the killing of a Negro on a robbery and £hooting spree in Southwest Arkansas last fall. A circuit court Jury here yesterday convicted Gove of first degree murder In the slaying of Matthew Runneis. 45. Negro, slieppard, ArSc. The verdict was reached after 35 minutes of deliberations ' behind closed doors. The 20-year-old New Englander was accused 01" slaying Runnels in a rapid fire 'orey last Nov. 16 in which Tom Seymour, Hope planter was wounded and robbed and Lcc Helton, Pulton, Ark., service station worker, was kidnaped. Sentencing of Gove will be at a later date. Discovered Virus Responsible For Mild Polio Cases, Doctor Says An unknown number of so-called lild polio cases during last suin- icr's ? epidemics may liavo been nuscd by nn entirely new vJruy, R vas disclosed today by Dr. Weldon Rainwater, of the Mississippi Coun- y Clmpler Medical dvJAsory Com- iHlce of tlie National Foundation or Infantile Paralysis. Recent research reports from the iitional heticlqimrtcrs of the Mardi >f Dimes organization .stnlc that now a recreation center for American occupation tronns In Austria. Married Wealth Funeral services are to be conducted Thursday in Salzburg. Bom Gustav ITnlbaeh in the Hague, Holland, he married Bertha Krupp when he was 36 and was granted the right to assume the name of Krupp von Bohlen 'and Hal bach by Kaiser Wilhelm II. who attended the wedding. Berth a wis then ncircss to the vast Krupp interests and was one of the wealthiest women in tlie world. Thus, the son of an American- born German diplomat married into and became the successful head of a network of holdings which at their peak were estimated to be worth from $200,000,000 to $1,000,000,000. Both his father and mother were born in Philadelphia. Pa. His mother's father, Henry Bohlen, was a northern general In the Civi' War and was killed In the battle of rw? Rappahannock. " Began us Diplomat u* began as a German diplomat, serving in the German embassy in Washington. He was transferred to Rome where he met the woman he was to marry less thai a year later. Once called the "prince consorl of the kingdom of Krupp," Gustai steered the company which nrmet German militarists for two world wars. At one time it was the btg gest armament plant in Ihe world employing about 180,000 workers. He supported the rise of Adolp! Hitler and In. 1040 on his lot! birthday was awarded the go! Nazi honor badge by Hitler. He be came president of the Germa council for business and Industry. But he fell jput with the Nazi lead- •ers in 1944 "and.he"was arrested by them" for making -defeatist statements. Saw riants Destroyed Ne vert heless", the a r ms king was indicted as a war criminal in 1945. after the war machine he helped build was smashed and most of his huge plants at Essen had been bombed to rubble. l fButhough Gustav never appeared lor trial, his son Alfred was sentenced by an allied tribunal to 12 years in prison on charges of using slave labor and plundering property in countries snatched up by the Nazis. Krupp had run into (rouble after World War T. also. Tlie treaty of Versailles ordered the destruction of 525,000,000 worth of his company's war material. Then when the French occupied the Ruhr In 1923, Gustav nnd several of his directors wr-re imprisoned for six months for "n^r^ive resistance" to the occupation. Since the end of World War IT must of hLs war-making plants thai Arkansas' Tackett Asks 'haffcc Be Made fort WASHINGTON, Jan. 17. (/!')—Rep Tackctt (D-Ark) has introduced esoliilion in the House asking that Sarnp Cliaffee, Ark., me made permanent installation. He wants the name changed to Fort Franklin D. Roosevelt in honor f the late president. Secretary of Defense'Johnson ordered Chaffee closed as an economy uove. Some units still are locuici at the installation near Karl Smith Ark,, but it is due to shut dov/i operations by next spring. Transportation Executive Cites Reasons for Travel LONDON —{/?,— Eight millioi Londoners now travel half agaii much as they did in 1039. Eaci now averages 1.339 miles a year 01 47 9 sub way and subu rban trail rides. Lord Latham, chairman o the transport executive that run Lo'idon trains for the nationalize railroads, gave these estimates in speech. He said there's more t ravelin now been use people 1 i ve fur Lh c from their work, go to more spor ':venU and have more money I spend. HouscpfnnEs growing In wat should be treated occasionally i dropping a piece of charcoal in t] container., ' s f 1N'JUIIKJ» IN BUS SMASJIIU'—A Continental Dixie bti s shown alter it smashed Into a power pole at Dallas, Tex. Nmetec lersons were injured but none seriously. Driver Wayne M. Mdiride :o, of Dallas, refused to talk with newsmen. E. B. Copelnnd of the bv irm said a witness to the accident told him two autos were racing an McBride swerved to avoid a collision. The emergency tioor of the bi ammcd, causing passengers to be removed through windows. (AP Wire photo). USDA May Aid Needy Arkansas Families WASHINGTON. Jim. It. (/T>—The 5eparlment of Agriculture may send dd to needy Arkansas pluguea by 'loads and cotton failure. Rep. Gnthlngs (U-Ark) «n!d last :iighl the Department's food distribution branch hud promised to itudy the situation. Ho .said he had jeen notified by Administrate! Homer Adkin.s of the Arkansas Employment Security Division, thai surveys me being made to determine extent of the aid needed. The Arkansas congressman salt! many parts of his state were hard hit when last fall's cotton crop failed because of boll weevil damage. lie- cent floods also had added to the situation. Gall)ings sutd lie wants the Agriculture DeiKirtment to dLstribut surplus commodities to the need) He said many tenant farmers am sharecropper families need provision: until the fttnnini; -season gets underway. us new virus, entirely unrelated ' any of the three known polio iruses, can cause clinical «ymn- OIIM identical to mild, non-paraly- ic |»llo, he said. Ur. nainwuter explained that larch ot Dimes-sup ported .scient- sl.s term the new virus the Cox- ackie virus, nnmed for HID New fork Stute village where It was lirst iolateil. He said that it Is Impos- Sblc for doctors to distinguish cliii- cally i lie two diseases. "As a result." (he. chapter physl- •lun declared, "this new disease has idcted lo the great financial drain m the resources of Ihe National ?oimci;dloii's chapters. Since It Is inpossibln to distinguish between .lie two diseases, all patlenUs wilh early symptoms of |K>llo must receive prompt and proper polio care cst possible crippling at tor-effects that couki be minimized oirouv. So fur, ne revealed, no cases oi crippling have resulted from an In- fection with the new virus. But' further research may prove serious paralysis to be possible, find doctors arc reluctant to withhold the usual poHo treatment until more Is learned about the new disease and it becomes certain that no crippling will result. March of Dimes-supported ecient- ists are continuing intensive investigations of the new disease. Dr. Rainwater revealed. HoiLseplanLs flourish best whc temperatures arc around 05 degrees. Arc you no Inn through Ihe ftitiellonu 'middle nnu' pot Lad peculiar to wonici US in 52 yrs.)7 noes ihU nmke you Buffer from hot iLnshcs. feel so nervous, lilgh-strimg. llred? Thtsu no trj I.r ill.i E. Flnkham'a Vot>cliiblo Com pound to relieve such Byniptoms I'ltiklmm'a C'oni])ouiul nlxo 1ms wlinl Doctors call a at<nni\cl)lc tonic fifed LYDIA E. PINKHAM'S GIVE YOUR WATCH REPAIR SERVICE Don't n*o<*ct yowr wo»cW Don't bong it around . . . Don't weof It wfc*n watMn« . . . Don'l open it up . . . Wind tl regularly - . . R*pok 1h bro4«n trf\ta\ ol onc« . . . Hovi tt cleaned and oilad r«ou)arlyl Bring yow wokh In for o checkup withovl obljgo- tlon tod ay I Made tor the Maid CHICAGO'(AP)—As Mrs, Frank Jniwloy leaving her liolel apartmunt, she readier into u dark closet, for an umbrella ana hurried iff. On a tnis .she noticed that fcl- ow passengers \vede looking at her with a great deal of interest. On the street later she found herself the target of amused glances. 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