The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 4, 1950 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, November 4, 1950
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.) COUHIEB NEWS President Will Make St. Louis Talk After Going to Slain Guards Funeral ST. LOUIS, Nov. 4. (AP) — Mfm««f n phed circulars urging Puerto Rican Independence xer« OairllMteti today In St. Lout*, where' Prealdent Truman Is due io arrive late today. WASHINGTON. Nov. 4. WV-An extraordinarily heavy guard was thrown up around President Trn- man today In preparation for his flight to St. Louis for his only major 1950 political campaign address tonight. Alerted by Wednesday's assassination attempt, the Secret Service pressed all available federal, stale and local peace officers into service to protect Mr. Truman here and In Missouri. The President and Mrs. Truman were to attend funeral services at 11 a.m. (EST) for Police Private Leslie Coffelt, who was fatally wounded in the armed attack on their Blair House residence by two Puerto Rican Nationalists. At a p.m. (EST) the President Is scheduled, to takeoff for Scott Air Force Base In Illinois, 20 miles south of St. Louis. He spe?ks at 10 o'clock (EST) tonight in Kiel Auditorium where nc climaxed his 1918 "give 'cm hell" election campaign with a fighting Saturday nitrht political talk. Police Doubled Police Chief .Jeremiah O'Conncll [ assigned GOO St. Louts noliceme"—[ double the usual number—to guard the President. In urging support o( his party's candidates, the President is expected to contend that continued Democratic control of Congress Is necessary: 1. To check this country's greatest danger—that raised by "International' Communism." 2. To provide the living standards at home that will make It impossible for Communists to get a major foothold here. Btassen will reply to the President oh a single network. Mutual, at 10:30 p.m.. Eastern Standard Time. Mr. Truman's and Stassen's time on the air will be paid for out of their respective party funds. Stassen, whose bid for a , peace talk went unanswered by Soviet Premier Stalin, Is expected to blast away at Mr. Truman's foreign policies. Early Trill for Collaao WASHINGTON, Nov. 4. (!P)— An •arly murder trial, possibly in February, appeared in prospect today for Oscar Collazo, Puerto Rican gunman wounded Wednesday In the wild nnd bloody attempt to kill Pesldent Truman. Federal Investigators said they •aw no need to delay the trial for many months to permit the check- Ing and , rechecking of all angles, DIES IN PIJJNGE—John Btiet- tiger (above) was Identified by police as the mm who leaped to death from a hotel at New York. Boettiger was married io President Roosevelt's only daughter. Anna. The marriage ended in divorce. (AP Wlrephoto) •ml SIIHVKV 'IHJMiMV' SHELL DAMAGE--1st. Set. Thomas A. Johnson (left) and Sgt. Carl E. Garrison Jr., look over the damaged Blues Armory at Richmond. Va., after a noili Combat team gunner fired a 7o-mm recoiliess gun that was believed loaded with' a "dummy" shell, the night of Oct. 30. The gun held instead a practice shell containing nn explosive and a dummy projectile. The projectile hurtled through the svall besiile a picture of a Confederate flag, travelled for 15 blocks before its flight was expended. (AP Wirephoto). McConn Grocery Damaged by Fire Fire of undetermined origin resulted in damage estimated between S150 and 41.000 to the \V. P. McCann Grocery on West Highway 13 at 1 a.m. today. The fire broke out In the attic of the store and spread through two walls and the ceiling. The blaze was believed caused by either a faulty flue or electrical wiring near the flue. A portion of the store's stock and living quarters In the rear of the building, suffered smoke damage. Blytheville firemen answered two alarms this morning, one to the home of W. E. Glllespie where an overheated flue caused minor damage to one wall, and the other to Chlsum's Bike Shop on South 21st Street where an oil stove became overheated. No damage resulted. Had Always Wondered FIRST MARINE AIR WING IN KOREA <AP)—"I always wondered what it would be like to fly through a power line," First Lieutenant Vernon Bruce of Chtco, Calif., said recently, as he climbed out of his Corsair fighter and examined the high tension wire wound around its right wing. The Marine pilot didn't see the 350-foot-high electric lines strung across the Kan River, as he and Captain Bert Perkins, of Los Angeles, Calif., flew into the early morning sun. Lieutenant Bruce's plane seemed to handle all right, so the two continued on their mission. Back on the ground. Lt. Bruce noted the wires had cut gashes Into the right wing, tail, and engine cover. There was also a bullet hole in an auxiliary gas tank. "It's lucky the tan's wax empty," Bruce commented. particularly the question of whether Collazo and a slain companion had accomplices. Fay said he expects to move for an early trial as well as a quick indictment. A trial in February was regarded as probable. Collazo. a Puerto Rican Nationalist, faces a possible death sentence for the slaying of White House Policeman Leslie Coffett. CHINES! (Continued from page 1) We cannot reason with a man-eating tiger. We have every reason to unite against the aggressors." Observers recognize this as a communist effort to condition their people for war. And they believe it sounds more like full-scale rather than limited intervention. II the fntefnl step is taken, what will be tlie reason? The power of buffer explanations seem inadequate for such a momentous decision. Observers frankly admit they cannot think of any explanation unless it Is that the Chinese Communists are so completely under Moscow's thumb that they are taking nn order from Russia that will mean China's ruin. Britain Praises Sludy LONDON. Nov. 4. (/P) — Britain promised today "careful" study of Russia's call for big four talks on German demilitarization. A foreign office spokesman sale the object of the study would be to establish whether the note "offers any genuine evidence" of Russia's desire to come to some understanding. Late Bulletin— CALCUTTA, IndU. Nnv. 4. (AT 1 ) —Reports reached Calcutta today thai '..TJBtl's bny ruler, Ihe 10- j-rar-nld ; Dalai Lama, has fled from hi* capital of Lhasa In the face of Invading Chinese Communists. German Goods Sought SINGAPORE (AP) — Malaya is making plans to import many well- known prewar lines of German merchandise following the Joining of Western Germany in the sterling area group. So far imports fron Germany have been restricted to small items. But importers hope to bring out the well known Opal car, and German beer. PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Slock Guaranteed liesf 1'rices Kirby Drug Stores MIMf HltT . MK1U PMU1 •nd RIUUU MAITM Saturday Muinite Show Slarls 10:30 ; TWO SMASH HITS SUNDAY & MONDAY Men as rugged as the peaks they fought on!. FROM WARNER BROS. ERROL FLYNN AND STARDOMS NEW LOVELY LADY... PATRICE WYMORF :. . i v JJ:L u J:h_ IIIAM mm Sunday Features At: 2:35-4:35-6:35 8:35-9:58 SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1MW Harrison Grid Team Unhurt In Collision -lay Arms of Elkhart, Incl., suffered minor Injuries to his . head ind body at 2:45 a.m. today when ;he car he was driving struck i steel brlriee railing on Highway el icar Luxora and then careened off and struck a school bus loaded ith Negro students. The Negro students were mem- -jrs of the Harrison High School football Learn of Blytheville, which was returning from a football game it Forrest City. None of (he occu- •••mts of the bus was injured. State Trooper Clyde Darker, who islsted Deputy Sheriff Cliff Canan of Osccola with the Investiga- •M> <>f the accident, quoted Arms as saying that he went to sleep •.io driving his car. The car, ....Ich was traveling south, struck the bridge railing on the east side, "arcencd off and struck the school us, and then turned completely round blocking [lie highway. The car was demolished and the us was slightly damaged. Follow- ig the accident. Arms received first aid treatment at a doctor's office Osceola. No arrests were made. Russia Launches Peace Congress For Germans BERLIN, NOV. 4. W) _ Russia launched today a German peace Congress In Berlin In a new effort to mobilize the German people for unification ol their country on ~omimmlst terms. The Red, activities were timed to bolster Moscow's invitation to the Western powers to confer on setting up an all-Germany constituent council in wiilch the less populated Soviet zone would get half the eats. Sixteen hundred Communists, including official guests from Russia, Poland and Czechoslovakia, attended the first session of the> Peace Congress in an eastside opera house. St. Louis Strike Probably Won't Affect Arkansas LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 4. IIP)—A union spokesman said today the walkout of workers at Southwestern Bell Telephone Company's St. Louir system probably would not spread to Arkansas. Joe Coe. Communications Workers of America (CIO) representative in Arkansas, said a tie up of the company's operations in this state "possible but not probable." ftitM to •• HfU For Robert Moyt ARKANSAS POPULATION' DROPS—Map shows decrease In population in Arkansas and three oth«r state tblack) and percentage Increase in the other 44 in the past 10 years according to official I960 census figures recently released. (AP Wlrephoto Map). UN Continued Irom Page 1 ?s secretary genera) for three years despite Soviet, threats not to deal with him. Acheson TrnurOKal Okayed 2. Passage of Secretary of State Dean Acheson's anti - aggression plan which by-passes Russia's Security Council veto by giving the Assembly military power to combat threats to the peace. 3. political committee approval yesterday of a companion measure —called "peace through deeds"— which defines aggression as the Bravest crime against mankind. Thus was parsed after rejection of a Soviet "peace plan" based on the Stockholm peace resolution which the West denounced as highly misleading. The full Assembly is expected to back up the committee's action at a plenary session next Hearing Recessed On Phone Rotes LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 4. (AP) — The Arkansas public service commission has recessed until next Wednesday a hearing on a proposed permanent rate Increase for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. Cross examination of Bell witnesses tentatively Is scheduled for resumption then. Bel! is seeking approval of an estimated $4,G20,000 annual rate boost in Arkansas. Four Bell witnesses were cress examined yesterday before the recess was ordered. week. 4. Condemnation by the Assembly yesterday of Russian satellites Bulgaria. Hungary and Romania for flagrant violation of human rights. Shi Parties Hunt Lost Rescue Plant GENEVA, Switzerland, Nov. 4. W)—Scores of ski-equipped rescue parties hunted today for traces of an airliner believed to lisve errished in the snow-capped Alps near the French-Italian border with 40 East Indian sailors and eight crewmen Driver Is Fined $10 — Ijiwrence Jackson was fined $10 and costs in Municipal Court this morning on a charge o( operating a motor vehicle without a driver's license. Indonesia Town Captured JAKARTA. Indonesia, 'Nov. 4 (AP)—Capture of the town of Am- bolna, capital of the rebel South Moluccan republic, was announced by the government today. Negro Deaths -----— .— «w».» Hayc, whp died of • guruhot wound la»t Bunday near, Wllaon, will b* conduct*! it 3 p.m. Sunday at th« LoeiMt Grov« Church by R«Y. J. u. o». thins. Burial will b* in the Locust Orovt cemetery. H« U »urvlved by hi* wife and. parent*. W. F. Cobb fua- eral Home ii In ch«rg«. • * • !i(«s for Richard Col* To £• H*W Sunday Funeral service* for Richard Cote 68. of Charleston, Mo., will b* conducted at St. Paul's Baptist Church «t Alamo, Term., at 13 noon tomorrow. Burial will be In Alamo He died it hi* home In Charleston Tuesday. Surviving are fwo daughters and twa sons, two sister* and two brothers of Blytheville. Walter Thomas, 61, DIM; Kites to Be Tomorrow Services for Walter Thomas, 81 of Number Nine, will be conducted at 3 p.m. tomorrow In the Pleasant Grove Baptist Chapel by Rev. A. A Ammons. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove, Cemetery. He died at his home at Number Nine Monday. He !s survived by his wife. AI- toonia Thomas, three sons and two daughters. Hani Learns Russian BERLIN (AP)—Learning Russian has become the most important thing to do at school for the boys and girls of East Berlin. The education department of the Communist East Sector administration has ordered an Investigation to be made of every case of fallurti. in Russian, which i* a compulso&f f subject. If it is confirmed that a student failed "because, of open or concealed resistance against the Rusian language," he or she cannot t* promoted, the department says. Good Entertainment Everyday Open Week Days 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 Saturdays & Sundays 1 :fl Always a Double Feature Note: All passes are now cancelled Saturdays and Sundays. Good weekdays only. Saturday Double Feature 'Carson City Cyclone" Don "Red" Barry & Lynn Merrick —i'— Cartoon * Serial Saturday Owl Show Starts 11:30 '4 Keel Comedy A Serial Sund;\v & [Monday «^ THE i'WALLS OF ™ Cartoon snrl l.nlest X **„ i^ THEY GET AWAY WITH MURDER! 1 ;Z--*-*^^ l ' Burton W. Marsh, Traffic Engineer for the American A u ( om nb'ilt--.'As November, 1950, states: "Comparatively few motorists realize thardrunl& chief handyman in road disasters." Look at the facts in America in the year 1947: Deaths from Polio ..................................... 599 Deaths caused by-drunken drivers ............... ' ........... 10,600! Persons crippled and maimed by drunken drivers .-...'.. ......... 300,000! In that same year while we fretted over the nation's black record of 7,760 willful murders, we worried very litlle over the record of highway murders which was 387, worse. The drinking driver is dangerous! In Wet South Carolina, "during the month of September, 1950, 546 drivers' licenses were withdrawn. Of that number, 532 drivers were operating vehicles while under the influence of intoxicants."— State Commissioner McMillan. Donald S. Leonard. Michi K nn State Police Commissioner, has this to say, out of his study of more than' 17,000 rural automobile accidents: "The 'had been drinking' driver (and he's the boy you don't suspect until you wake up in the hospital) has the hi R hes( percentage of speeding violations, while drivers 'under the influence' (the hoy whose car staggers from one ditch to the other) have the highest percentage for driving on the wrong side of the road. Excessive speed accounted for 31.1% of violations of 'had not been drinking' motorists; 37.9% for 'under the influence' drivers; and -17% for the 'had been drinking' driver." The "had been drinking" driver is more likely to speed than either BUSINESS HENS KEUARrH HSUNDATlCM- CHK*«Q the driver who is plastered or stone sober. In Blylherille, Arkansas, alone, from April I, I9IS, to June 30, 1949, 153 persons were arrested for Drunken Driving. The WETS are shedding hypocritical crocodile tears about the ONK-QUART PROVISION of Initiated Act. No. 2. Why don't (hey tell you that the Wet Legislature has fixed it so that any person in Arkansas in u Dry Area can possess ONE GALLON? Mark Your Ballot On November ' FOR INITIATED ACT NO. 2 Against Initiated Act No. 2 Listen to the following broadcasts on KLCN: Sunday, November 5: 2:30-3:00 p.m. Monday, November 6: 8:55-9:00 a.m.; 11:25-11:30'a.m.; and 4:55-5:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 7: 7:55-8:00 a.m. 12:55-1:00 p.m.; and 4:55-5:00 p.m. HEAR Clydt C. Coulf«r, Executive Director of Arkansas United Drys, at the Rally of the Mississippi County Drys, Sunday, November 5, 2:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, Blytheville. VOTB KOK ACT NO. 2 AND YOU VOTK AGAINST THE LEGAL LIQUOR DEALER AND THE BOOTLEGGER! t'olilical;i K Paid for by Mississippi County Drys — Russel! Duffer, Chairman; K. C. Brown, Co-Ch*ln«v»n

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