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Bunt - • Youth Denies {Planning Fire to Kill Folks...
• Youth Denies {Planning Fire to Kill Folks Button, April H —MI—A young! Ill worker tcnrfully denied Jhttt hp hnd panned n rim t Hunt. It), was the flrml Jd at his trlnl hero 011 charged wrflMt degree murder prepHrnted by arnon, Tho ease was to go U» the Jury this afternoon, Bunt Is accused of nubvtltutlnK tuiclnr fuel for used to fill lamps nnd Kindle fireH ut the Bunt home Benton. An explosion und fire the home the next day. Wiling Mr, und Mrs. Guy Bunt. Tho youth »nid the fuel he hou«ht th» d»y before the fire* actually Was kerosene, HP aald he drew kerosene from ttnd (Hledgoino litmus with it. In (i brown suit, ears when hln naked him |f he loved i .„ .. piu<>nt», He still was sobbing i When dUmtosort from the wltmw! a tired lillle filly; had a workout lodiiy, That's why she hmni'i he> head This one is Phil U. UN n Lip one. . . .A T-'MUI bought hlrn for SI.SOO here as a yenrlinK, loaded him into a hor»»! trailer and took him bnek lo Tex-j M. Hc'it won about $(13,000 and I'd; soy he's one <if the top ten in the derby. . . . Over there is Rnuuii 'N lenrty; won tho Santa Anita derby, lie's just been seratimerlj from the Ulue Grass mid the derby, .. . , .Now this horse (he slnpivd where; n colt wns sticking hltr'nose' under the stall «alc> thai Is Any-! I'ldtlrno. Ho does nil kinds of tricks After he eats he just stretches i.t-.i nnd takes a nap. . , . The s^-i-' ernl mtuuiner of the track siiw-him' lylnjj down and Ihe. other day an;!' culled the (miner "You've: got H sick horse here,' he san.l.j 'Better sel » veterinary', . , The (miner walked into the 1 st ill nnd siiid: 'Looks like its tod !nt<- tar tho vof Then he sat rluht dov.-n on the horse's side, pulled out a form and lie (inn reiuliiiK it. The O, M. really lluniuhl he hnd n deud one then — at\d him entered in the Ulue Grim, too." Has an Outbreak of Flu In ,M»ny of the spocttitors in the nqutlroom nUn were In tear*, • "n t» low voice, linroly nudthle the court room, the VOUHB m>\n of his nrrest «l the hotne of » murrted »lstei, nnd said ho did not remember »nythii\« nb,mt an V"nfi»»siiin thiil he h:i«l fuel oil instDtid <if kerosene. "I w«» exeUed »nd sou red", he *»ld. "I do not reineniber what I told them while they were ques- ttoninn me, b«t I do remomber thut 1 told Cluy Grunt u-hiet deputy sheriff of Solino c«m\ty> the next murnlnu th«t I wu» innocent be- CBlWft he said thut I hud confessed to »amcthliwi during the ni»ht. "1 Atto told Mr, McCoy * prosecutor J(oc McCoyJ thttl I wus Innocent and had not done anything Bunt te»Ufi*d that while he U chance Mj ia thfr tooftiM t»f'» down ^^ l 7»«» J t*ft*i»«.to «» w "b«- Little Hock, April 11 ~i/iv- An oulbreHk of influenza is incroasliu; in Arkansiis. This was reported today by the Arknn.sas health dop»rtnu-nt. A re- pi>rl compiled by Ihe depiiftment shows: . ; A lotnl of IM? cases of flue in Arkansns l«st week as compared With (HU i-iises -the previous week. TlH'iV were I.(il7 eases of flu re ported durinn the corresiumdinj;; period last yenr. So far this vear 11.2S7 cases of flu have been reported. Thore were 7.513 eases during a corro-• spondinu period In 1850. Mumps also have shown n slight; increase. There were H3 cases! reported lasl week compared to OS the previous week, I ELECTED Rock. LOGS, BOLTS BLOCKS U»f Whlu Oak, c»w and April tl~<,V) Dr. Dr. M. L. Shofner of Stuti- gwrt &s president of the Arkansas Optometrie usxociiuion. Or. Pruvi.'i \va» elected at the association's an-; nwal convention here yesterday. Dr.;' Mill«\ E, Webb of Blythevilie re-elected seerotary-treasurer. I had not done anything wrong," On cross examination. Bunt ad- nUUod that McCoy and other offi- Cer» had not threatened or abused hUn, A Bsychiatrlst, Dr. ElUabevh n. Fletcher of the Arkansas St:,u> jho4pitttl, testified yestordity thut Bunt had the mentality of i U' ytcar-oirt child. The stale wunpioted its testimony earlier yesterd«.v. The trial hat be«n marked by personal changes between pro- it«Ulor Jof HeC«y and IXffesiso Attorney Jack H<4», former - Uuss- m«t«« «t the University of ArKe«»- aas Law school. At o»ie ^oint yesterday MvC\\v declared that Holt, former tx'^e- r«U«« attftruey. circuit judge and (Uoritty general aud tor V. S. t^n^tur Mid say 9 Went without years. nwmi»MI for ottic* '

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  1. Hope Star,
  2. 11 Apr 1951, Wed,
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