The Courier News Blytheville, AR 12 Apr 1930

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The Courier News Blytheville, AR 12 Apr 1930 - c j in as to be o f Shooting Follows ,Viclim's...
c j in as to be o f Shooting Follows ,Viclim's Objections to Attention; Paid Former Wife. HELENA, Ark. April 12 CUP) — Attention nf & merchant to a planter's divorced wife today hud resulted In the death of tho planter' nml iirrest of the merchant on a (list degree murder charge. • :'• Riifii;, Kearsey, 39, the merchant. Is charged with • fatally • shootlh'B Brooks Sctilfe, 45, the planter, after a fist light between the two men' whm Kcarscy took Mm. ; Scalfa atid lier Iliree children to the .picture show at Marvel last night.'Both men were badly bruised In the fis- tic encounter which toolc place »V Ihe residence of Mrs. Scalfe wlien she and her children returned from the sliow with Kearsey allegedly. MS wnltliiR for them. Ife Is nlleged to have threatened the merchant's life unless he ceased his attention to Mrs. Scalfe. After the fight Kearsey returned to his room at- tlie home of John Yancey. Mrs, Scnlfe accoin- Danlert him to the Ynncey home. Scoife followed (infl Kenrsoy allegedly attacked him with.a knife. Kcorsey fled to his room and obtained a pistol, He fired, three thols Into Scaife's body, .rejttlithiB In death m'fcw minutes.rlaler,'-ac- cording to the story officers ' s*W • Keatsey tokl them. ..- ' •-', '. Kcarscy surrendered to officers after the shooting and was lodged In jail here. His bond-, was set. ftt $5,000 when he waived > a preliminary hearing today and was ordered held In Jail on charges of first degree murder. ..... ' Student Strikers Termed

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  2. 12 Apr 1930, Sat,
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