The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 14, 1950 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 14, 1950
Page 6
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PAGE SIX Rl.VTHEVrU.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS i«IJESDAY, MARCH 14, 1650 Alabama Again Terrorized By Night Prowlers of KKK By Tom Sellers BIRMINGHAM, Ala,, Mnreh 14. (/P)—Night-prowling bands, apparently peaceful for months, have resumed (he wave of mob terror which last year led to an anti- niasking law hi tills state. This year, the gangs operate without robes or masks. But state officials blame the new outrages on the Ku Klux Klan, Just as they did the acts of masked hoodlums in 1949. fom men arc charged with murder at Pell City, 40 miles east of Birmingham, hi the Feb. 22 nightrider slaying of Charlie Hurst, country storekeeper, Chased by KKK Jtist before his death. Hurst burst Into his home and cried: "IxDoks like the Ku Kluxers are alter me." The men charged In this case are Claude Lukcr. Tallndegn furniture dealer; Charlie Carlisle. Jr.. 24-year-old textile mill worker; Albert Wilson, 33, Tjilladega County farmer, and C. M. Hunter, Pell City mattress manufacturer and former county Jail warden. Three others arrested In the killing were freed last Saturday. They Include the Rev. Alvin Horn, Baptist minister and organizer for the Association of Georgia Klans; Jesse Wilson, 55, father of Albert Wilson, and E. L. Hudson, Taliadega carpenter. "Here In Birmingham, 18 men are under Indictment for masked flogging and related charges brought by a grand jury last summer. Of this group, Coleman A. (Brownie) Lollar, admired Klunsman, has been acquitted at two separate trial?. He still faces several other charges. .Mistrial In December Another case, that of Klansman A. B. (Byrd) Carradinc. ended in a mistrial last December. The Lollar and Carradine trials followed raids by hooded, robed bands last spring nnd early summer In hilly, coal-mining areas west of here. The invisible empire of the Klan, split by dissension and splinter groups, denied any part of the>u threats, floggings and cross burn- Ings. But lash victims described official Klan regalia hi telling how I their assailants were dressed. Most of the victims were white people. They were told by the ganps they hail committed some moral offense or should get a job and go to work. Anti-Mask Law Last June, the Alabama- legislature passed an onll-masklng law providing a fine of up to $1.000 and 12 months in Jail on conviction. Klan Chief William Hugh Morris spent 67 days In jail during July. August, nnd September on a contempt of court charge because he refused to submit Klan records, which be called "sacred," to a grand jury. He was released alter turning over a partial list. Siurc the jnti-masklng bill was passed, no cases of flogging by masked, robed men have l>een re- porfcii. However, uumasked hoodlums resumed the terror tactics this year. Nllilil Killing Centered Night-riding has centered In the Pell city nnd Talladega areas, 20 miles apart, »hcrc the Rev. Horn maneuvered a. quiet rebellion within Klan ranks. Formerly a top organl/.cr In M<r- ris' Alabama Klaus. Horn led tlv: Pell City and Talladcgn Klaverns into Sarn Hoper's Association of Georgia Klans. Munis, a stocky, balding man. fought by trying Horn at a secret meeting of Alabama Klan leaders. This conclave convicted Horn nnd "banished" him for the remainder oi his "mlsearablc life." The Kcv. Horn merely langhc State Predicts Improvement In Schools LITTLE ROCK, March 11 <AP) •The Arkansas Hoard of Education yesterday forecast for the next two years tlic Breatest school program In Hie history of (he state. In udopting a re. c *oluUon to continue the current opcratim; .schedule through 1951, the board said In effect It expects no cut In school revenues. Commissioner of Education A. B. Bonds said Governor McMnth hail assured the board money appropriated by the 1949 IcRlslature would • be available for edueaUon purposes. | Bonds said It was feared several weeks ago that sufficient money would not lind Its way into the education fund iind that the proposed school program for the state would have to be reduced. The commissioner relented that a rccheck of the state's financial structure Indicates $28.400,000, appropriated by the 1349 legislature, would be available for education purposes during 1050-51. In effect the board said that school districts throughout Arkansas will continue to receive funds on the basis of the present allocations. : * The board said the stale funds, coupled with Increased taxes approved by local districts last September "offer the children of Arkansas what will be the finest education program In the history of the state." The official name of the Mormon church Is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. and told reporters Morris was grasping at straws. Announcement Effective March 1, 1950 SHIRLEY HIPP Is the new consignee for Magnolia Petroleum Co. Illyllievllle,-Ark. Phone 4091 If No Answer, Call .740 Blytheville, Ark. Phone 591 ntic Bedding Sale! Wards Annual March Bedding Sale—Now Bigger Than Ever! Bedroom Suifes...Marfresses...Sofa Beds ...Every Item Reduced to Save You Dollars Morel SALE! COMPLETE 6-PIECE MODERN BEDROOM OUTFIT m 88 • 4-piece Blond Bedroom Suite! • 180-coiI Mattress and Spring! • All Six Piecei Sale Pricedl Here's the bedroom furniture scoop of the year! A modern- styled bed, chest and vanity PLUS an upholstered vanity bench PLUS a luxurious innerspring mattress and platform spring—the entire six pieces for less than you'd expect for the bedroom suite alone! Don't pass up this great value! FAMOUS "VIG-O-REST" INNERSPRING... 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Then, if you don't agree that it's the grandest flour you've ever used, you'll be refunded double the price you paid for it 1 That's right—if you aren't fully satisfied, all you have to do is write us, returning the empty package, and we'll refund you DOUBLE the amount you paid! So, get a carton or sack of LIGHT CRUST today—your grocer has a fresh supply waiting for you, AVAILABLE AT THE FOLLOWING GROCERS > I :.'..?.'~rl "^^ Air Base Grocery, Blythcville, Arkansas Alforcl Grocery, HragKartocio, Missouri Armstrong Grocery, Slralc, Missouri Carl Baker Grocery, Collnimnod foinl, Arkansal Bales Grocery, Gosnrll, Arkansas Ba'j'os Grocery, Hcrnionclalc, Missouri Bla.'sVock's Grocery. lllythcvillc, Arkansas Bouillan Grocery, Manila. Arkansas \ I!. C. lirymifs Grot-try, Liivoni. Arkansas Illinlcttr. Store, Btmlnllc, Arkansas HullinRloM Grocery. Cnnillirrsvillc, .Missouri Uurton's Grocery, Strelp, :Mis*niiri C. L. C-.vniUc Grot-try, SU-ele. Missouri Candle Grocery. KtrcTc. Missouri M. K. 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Arkansas Trail's Grocery, Dcprinjr, Missouri Harrison's Grocery, Islythc-villc, Arkansas Wm. Hayncs Grocery. Blylhcvillc, Arkansas Homer Hodge Grocery, Lone Oak, Arkansas B. S. Jackson's Grocery, Kloivali, Arkansas Clifford Jackson's Grocery, Holland, Missouri , Johnny's Grocery, Blyfhevillc, Arkansas Oamon Johnson's Grocery, Hayti, Missouri J. B. Johnson's Grocery, Manila, Arkansas <;. A. Jolliff's Grocery, Ilccrhi!;, Missouri Charles .Tones Grocery, Caruthersvilk, Missouri K. I,. Kcllcy's Grocery, Hayli, Missouri Kooncc Grocery, Hlylhcvillc, Arkansas I,:>ke Street Grocery, Blyllicville, Arkansas Harry l.ulcs Grocery, Ulylhevllle, Arkansas I.nttrcll's Grocery ,t Markel, Blytheville, Arkansas McCann Grocery ,t Feeds, Blytheville, Arkansas Mays Supermarket, Blylhevillc, Arkansas Moore Brothers Grocery, BIylheville, Arkansas Sloslcy Grocery, Holland, Missouri C. I.. N'abcrs Grocery A Markel, Blylhr.ville, Arkansas Nunnally Grocery, Kast Main, Blylhevillc. Arkansas Nlinnally Grocery, 1000 S. 21st, Blytheville, Arkansai J. T. MX Grocery, Holland. Missouri I'ickartl's Grocery ,t Market, BlylhcviHc. Arkansas Preston Kamey's Grocery, Blytheville, Arkansas T. R. Kamey's Grocery, Dell, Arkansas T. J. Richardson Grocery, Half Moon Jake Richardson Grocery, Half Moon Rosamond Grocery, Vslythevillc, Arkansas k Shcrrcll's Grocery, Braggadocio, Missouri '''• 61 Grocery, Blytheville, Arkansas C. A. Smith Grocery, licit, Arkansas I). Taylor's Grocery, Lost Cane, Arkansas Ted's Grocery, Slrcle, Missouri Tucker's Grocery, Manila, Arkansas Walclrop's Grocery, llracgadocio, Missouri Waller's Grocery, Carulhcrsvillc, Missouri Wisdom's Grocery, lilyllicville, Arkansas Warren's Grocery, Blytheville, Arkansas Wright's Grocery, Dccrhijf, Missouri MOORE BROS. FLOUR AND FEED CLAYTON BROWN CO. ; ^ff.*R 9> > ;sli*«BR'^^^ ^^<!l^^

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