The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 16, 1949 · Page 9
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March 16, 1949

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

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MARCH 16, 1949 BLYTHEVJLLE <AMC.) COURIER NEWS ?AOB ruman Steps ito Rail Strike Fact-Finding Board To Investigate St. Louis Dispute ST. LOUIS, March 16—(7P)— :?sident Truman has steeped into t strike of 3,500 Wabash Railroad iployes. He signed an order last night set ig up a fact-finding board to con Her the dispute. The order calle r a 60-day postponement of hlkout which began yesterday. IA. F. Whitney, president of Hi ITotherhood of Railway Trainmei liuounced in Cleveland that "I lid when official notice is received Is men would go back to work. Iflut C. J. Goff, asslslant pres Bnt of the Brotherhood of Loco • olive firemen and eiiglnmen, sa Is union and "two or three other Tould decline to go back to the Ibs. 1 President Alvanley Johnston lie Brotherhood of Locomotive E Ineers said he would consult wit lie heads of olher brotherlroo Lncerning a return to work. Jmrth union, the Order of RaiKv lonductors. also Is Involved. I The railroad operates 2,500 ml track in Missouri, Illinois, Io\ Ihio, Michigan and Indiana. T lalkout has stopped all passeng lid freight traffic. [The railroad posted notices tl Ibs would he abolished for some §000 other workers not on strike. iBoth Goff and John E. Donnelly, (•1stant grand chief engineer at r. Louis, said they belelved the |)-day cooling off period applied illy to situation where men have lot already walked out. 1 Goff added: "If the President lias appointed In emergency board, we'll appear "fifore it and present our case, but i the meantime the employes we ppresent will remain on strike." I Wages are not Involved In the |:rike, union leaders declared. W. Donoghue, vice president of the l-ainmen, said the disputes stem- Jied from "long standing grievances Involving time claims, discipline Ind other working conditions." Women Claim 'o Be Youngest Srandmothers L.BWISTON, Idaho, March IS. UP) Mrs. Maybclle Parker has ligura- vcly thrown two twins in the ring r any competition hi miming the ation's youngest grandmother. The Lewis ton housewife ,now 29, aid In an Interview yeslerday she as a grandmother at 28. Mrs. Parker, the mother ol seven hildren, said her firsl daughter, its. Vclva Rose Rogers Bonger, as born May 9. 1932 at Chicago Ira. Bongor gave birth to twins an. 3, 1948. at Chicago. She told about the twins alter Irs. Wilson Wahlcy, a 33-year-old X>lumbus, Ohio, housewife, was re x>rted as one 'of the nation', -oungest grandmothers. Mrs. Parker said she was Iron June 27, 1819, at Cape Glrardcau Mo., and married James Roger July 26, 1931, at Ashville. N.C. Sh said the marriage was annulled fol lowing Mrs. Bonger's birth. Mrs. Parker and her second Inis band, Charles, a Lewl&ton lumbe yard employe, have six childrci They were married July 0, 1938, a Chicago. A St. Joseph, Mo., woman also claims the title of the nation's yoiingest grandmother. She is Mrs, Eunice Marie Nichols, 28. Mrs. Nichols said she became a grandmother Jan. 21 when her H-year- old daughter, Mrs. Patrick Lee Felly, became a mother. Sitdown After Letdown "HI KI hanging from his weakened body. ' The mother plenrird sillily In dls- Irlct court to a chuiRo o( neglect. She told of the boy's concepllon and blvth during a scparnllon from her 'husband. The child's (allicr died tovernl yc»r» l»tcr. It was then that Mra. reported, to hide the boy from tht world. Mrc. Bulltvnn was to appear In district court again toddy for » heaving on the charge—her eondl- llon pel-milling. Meanwhile. Gerald transformed Sulllv»n delermliied, investigator! from a long-haired, ragged urdiln Linda Carlson, of Reno, Nev., stages a one-woman tlldown »lrlke in an airlines cilice In Mills Field, Calif. Ticket agent George Coulter, left, refused her passage because o( a regulation 24-hour wailing period when passengers transfer to a non-scheduled airline. Linda switched to a "non-sked" line to *ave money. She was rushing to Hollywood because she claims movie »tar Alan Ladd sent for her to break her into the movlei. Mother Says She Kept Child Prisoner to Hide Her Shame Veterans' Carelessness lostly for Taxpayers one for Some Veterans, Too In a plea to Arkansas veterans properly Identify themselves in lorrespondence, the Veterans Ad lilnlstration insurance service to lay reproetd that an average 'O 120.000 In unidentified Insurant' |remium payments are receive :h month at the agency's S _uts district office. ' The St. Louis district office of th handles insurance accounts fo Vorld War II veterans living 1 llissouri, Arkansas, Kansas and Ok Tahonia. In this area, about 2,40 lemittances are mailed every month ly veterans who fail to give Ident-' Jfying information. Many of them, •he VA says, are eventually identified through the following post- nark leads, tracing bank checks, natchtng records on file and by arioiis other means, but some of Ihe money may never be properly Iredited to the unidentified sender's Account. This cxlra work, the VA says, is istly both to the government and lo veterans, and the only sure pre- Governor's Pardon Clears Legal Mixup LITTLE ROCK. March 16. A governor's pardon has straightened out a legal mix-up which sent n acquitted man lo the peniten- ary for 12 days. Frank Clark, Arkadelphia Negro, 'as Ihc principal. lie was convicted hi Clark Cir- ult Court of burglary and grand irceny and sentenced to two years niprisonment. While an appeal to he Supreme Court was pending, another man confessed. Clark was jiven a new trial and acquitted. But through 'an oversight the Supreme Court wasn't fully advised. The appeal was dismissed, an ac- ion which without further orders the effect of nffinnini! conviction. Later a mandate was issued ordering the Clark- County sheriff lo commit him lo the penitentiary. Clark was delivered there March 2. But he was pardoned yes- BOSTON, March 16. Ol'/—A dls- r.iughl mother pleaded tcmfully today for the "love child" the slate charges she kept captive a dozen years in a dungeon-like room. "As God is my Judge. I love my oy." crlc-d" Mrs. Ann P. Sullivan. "1 don't want lo give him up." Police said 14-year old biiuhl- cycd Gerald Sullivan was held in a biinen room, furnished only with a cot, until he escaped into the street in an unguarded moment Sunday night. Mrs. Sulllvun, suffering from what physicians described as a j terrible emotional i.psct, denied in | an interview that she kept the i child locked up in the room. She explained lhat she kept him in the house to "hide my shame" and to "protect Ihe good name" of two older legitimate sons and a younger daughlcr. Says She Meant No Harm Mrs. Sullivan lold her story as friends Klood by Ihe immaculately white bed to which she has been lunfiued .since her secret became public. Weeping bitterly and burying her head occasionally In pillows, she sobbed: "I didn't mean to do any harm GENUINE FORD UNDERCOATING FOR PROTECTION FOR COMFORT It provld*» a tough coating lo< oH unctorbody unJIt. l« lmp*rvlou» to rood »ait», acldi and alkali i. R«tliti abratlon from gravol, »ton«* and cind«i«. It |>*n*trata t ft*a m » a nd co*- iMr« to b«lp MM! your car ogalnil draft*, du»1 «IN| . Mak«« cor '«|g(*tar by reducing all rood and •oaJo* BO****. PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 51h & Walnut Phone 445J1 ai h»PPT In * temporary homt. adopting him, but autbarttfci Scores of motherly trmi retched ut torou the nation In hope* of LOCATION Street terday after the case had been reported to Governor McMath and an investigation showed the error. With the Courts lo Ihe little boy. I wasn't unkind lo him. I felt that It WHS our cross, mine and Gerald's, and we had to bear It together." Answering police rcporls lhal Ihe boy couldn't distinguish Ihe things common to every child—even an orange—because he had never seen them before, Mrs, Sullivan said: "Every day he had Trull and Ihc bc.st of food we could afford. He liked lo cat and I let him lack for nothing. It was only that he couldn't go out among the neighbors. I felt, lest the story lhal his father wasn't. my husband might get around. God knows, 1 meant no hnriu." She said the youngster liked to help her around the house, .that he was an intense radio fan. and that his freedom wns unhampered as ong as he stayed Indoors. Mother Pleads GulUy The story of the child's |lfe unfolded quickly after he vas found playing In Ihe street alone—his feel bare and tattered girl's clothing Caught Wrong Rots? BRUSSELS. Belgium. March 16. Wj—Michel and Franz Verlaillie,' father and son, charged with economic collaborating with the Nazis, j were acquitted yesterday. ^ ! Their offense was not collaboration, the court found. They were employed in Nazi barracks during the war—as rat catchers. Chancery Phil Krauss vs. Hazel Krauss, suit for divorce. Circuit W. S. Woods vs. J. B. Mitchell. appealed from the Leachville Jijs- ticc of Ihe Peace Court, suit to collect 569.76 on account. RHEUMATIC venlative is giving complete Irtenl- ification with every remiltancc. including full name, address, arid insurance policy number. Mississippi County veterans may obtain assistance with their insurance problems at Ihe Blythevillc office of the Veterans Administra- 11 tion, at 116 South Second Street. cfr AFTER. Don't waste lime. Today, get a bottle of C-2223. Take it for muscle aches due to exercise 3r exposure (often called rheumatic pain), or muscular lumbngo. You'll be so grateful (or Ihe help you gel. 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