The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 27, 1949 · Page 12
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 27, 1949
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PAGE TWBLVK BLVTHEV1L.LE (AKK.) COUKJJUK NEWi MONDAY, JUNE 27, 1949 . Tribunal Disbars Ex-Official of Spa Joy Rowland Loses Right to Practice Following Conviction Obituaries ROCK, June 21— IIP)— Permanent disbarment of former Hot Springs City Attroney J. H. Rowland was ordered today by the Arkansas Supreme Court. Rowland was convicted of accepting bribes from gamblers and Ills conviction was affirmed by t ii e Supreme Court, He now has appeal pending before tlie U. S. Supreme Court. The supreme court's action today was taken under Constitutional Amendment No. 28, which permits the supreme court to regulate the practice of law. and under a statute providing disbarment in tlie even of conviction for a felony. The supreme court today held a chemical company liable for damage- done by weed-killing dust sprayed from an airplane. In a wide division of opinion, fhc majority of the court affirmed .Jefferson Circuit Court verdict giving Mrs. Virginia C. Wilson anc O. E. Taylor Judgement for S3300 against the Chapman Company. Spray Drifted The suit originally was filed against the Elms Planting Co. It charged that the weedkiller 2-4-D applied by plane to rice fields or Elms property, drifted and damaged cotton on the farm owned bj < Mrs. Wilson and rented by Taylor. The jury found tlie Chapmai Chemical Co., which supplied the Huffman Woman Dies in Hospital; Rites Tomorrow Mrs. Beadle Lyell, who died this morning in Ulytheville Hospital, will be buried tomorrow at Maple Grove Cemetery after services at Cobb Funeral Home Chapel at 2:30 p.m. Mrs. Lyell had made her home on the Eddie Hagen farm at Huffman for the past 15 years. She had oecn ill about two months. She was 89. PalUx-raevs will he George Perry. Julian Perry, Fnmk Hester, George Ca.=-sid3 r , Kutran Heson, and Mr. Hagen. Tiie Rev. E. W. Stovall. pastor of the Church of Christ here, will officiate. Mrs- Lyd] is survived by tier nephew, Oscar Page, of Huffman, and a niece. Mrs. Gertie cook, of California. POLIO Continued from Page 1. 3fi patients remained in Unh r ersit> Ho?pHal here. "The rtst liiue been returned to their homes or have been placed in convalescent centers," Dr. Washburn said. Dr. Waslibiirn pointed out that cases reported have been "spread throughout t h e year and "most cases to aatc hrtve been In rural areas, with not to nnich concentra- Powtr Decentralization In Washington Needed, McMath Tells VFW Meet I-.ITTLE ROCK. Ark., June 27 </Pi —'The dccentraliwition of the powers in Washington is necessary to .he preservation of peace," Governor Sid McMath told the Arkansas convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars this morning. The governor, Just back from the National Governors' Conference In Colorado Springs addressed the ojienlng business session of the convention here. U. S. endorsement of the North Atlantic Charter and continued support of the United Nations arc musls" as fur as the foreign policies of the nation are concerned, the governor said. The three-day convention will adjourn Tuesday night. dust and arranged for it to bcitloji." applied by plane to the Elms rice I Tlie doctor stressed the Imnort- field liable for the full amount mice of following suggested precautions laid down by tlie National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, In Little Rock it was announced that more than 30,000 Arkansas i women have been alerted for a 1 "slop polio fight." The niniouncc- j ment was made by Miss Helen Koit- inson, health ed'ucation specialist for the university of Arkansas Agricultural Extension Service. of damage to cottou on the Wilson farm. The supreme court today afimied that verdict in an opinion by Justice prank G. Smith. The Sevier circuit conviction of Fred Hadaway. Lockesbnrg pool hall operator, on a charged of aggravated assault was affirmed in an opinion by Justice Holt. Haduw'ay was sentenced to 20 days In jail 'me women, representing and filled SlOO in connection with home demonstration clubs located a fight in his place. I in rural sections of Arkansas, are The St. Francis Chancery court | spotlighting a community health was affirmed in "a controversy that | program. has been intermittently in litiga-i !'irviii!ivc Measures Sugsested lion since 1836." j Miss Robinson, firiiiK the opening In an opinion by Justice MeFad- ; nun for the drive issued the follow- deln Icocrcct) the decree giving j ing suggestions: Mrs. Nora L. Bates title to 67 acres | Have children's teeth Royburn Predicts House Approval Of Housing Bill WASHINGTON. Jllllr 27. (AP) — Speaker Rnyhurn H)-Tcx> told President Truman today not lo worry about his hmi.sins legislation tha( the House will puss "a pretty Kood bill." Kaytmm and other C»n;:i<v.sion- al leaders talked over the legislative situation with Mi Trunmn shortly before the lloni-e met for HIP first test votind "n tin; multibillion dollar adniiiiis'ratlon program of Housing ami slum clearance. llfiyburn said he mlviscd Mr, Truman he thinks the bill will be passed "certainly by tomorrow, maybe today." That is a faster time-Sable than some oilier Democratic leaders anticipated. The Senate u'reaily has parsed a housing bill. Senate and House must :u;ree on the final version before any bill Is ent to the President. Despite the confident talk from dminislration men. the opposi- on, including many Republican.' nd some Dcinocr.tts, reinsert to ivo up. Rep. Cole (R-Kas( said ho would ,ffer an amendment thai, wouk jostponc the launching of a public program for as long as the 'edeial Treasury operates in the ed. Rejected Suitor Slays Divorcee, Commits Suicide HAWK POINT, Mo., June 27. (AP)—A 50-year-old bachelor, rejected as a suitor, murdered a comely red-haired divorcee and one of her two escorts yesterday in an early morning ambush. Then the bachelor. George Hammonds, committed suicide in taking poison. Mrs. Floi'f-nce iSumwalt, 32. who lived on a farm near here, and Henry F. Gmber. 20, Klfh Hill. Mo., were shot to death. Seriously ;>imded wa.s William David Mordt, 1. Hawk Point, Mo. Sheriff Porter Course attributed le shooting to a "one-sided love (fair." He sa'd Hammonds has been go- ig with Mrs. Zuimvalt for about wo years and that Mordt had been ttentive to her since last month. Hammonds, an Olney, Mo., ga- ageinan, left a note signed "Un- icky George" which said he was In ove with Mrs. Zumwalt and that wa.s "going to settle the J cunt." of St. Francis County land In her suit against Mrs. Eva E. Gibbs was affirmed. FLOGGINGS Continued from Page 1. filled when cavities first, occur. (Six cases of infantile paralysis studied had developed polio within ten days after a tooih extraction.) Keep food dishes covered. If possible. have food in cold storage. Wash the hands before roMls. Keep children away from crowds, particnalarly swimming pools and picture shows. The attendance at picture shows here in Blythevtlle has shown a decline during the past few days, it was disclosed this morning. anti-mask bill and sent It to the House for action tomorrow. Gov. James E. Folsom of Alabama In a radio talk yesterday branded the night riders "would- be-Hitlers." He called upon citizens and police to join In a campaign to "remove this scourge." The victims around Birmingham \ ,,„ )jt!1 | b ,, re bringing to 28 the around Chattanooga, were JnUI I I|llmhcr o ; ]m \; 0 patients entering since March 26. j Tlie hospital today listed these ! eases: Larry Edward Lee. four, of Manila, Ark., and Janice Ann Smith ID. of Memphis, admitted Friday; and Odell Otte. seven, of Manila Two In Memphis Hospital [ MEMPHIS. June 27. M')—Pour more cases of Infantile paralysis I have been admitted to isolation they were being warned for reasons of race, religion or morals. Throughout the five-month period, crosses named intermittently across the troubled region. Though many of the victims described their torturers as Ku Klux Klansmell. the Klan consistently has denied any connection with the beatings. As an aftermath of the outbreak of violence, the head of the KKK In Alabama ordered Klansmen to discard their masks in public. His act has promped some Klansmen to threaten revolt. The lone lynching In the South this year was recorded in Trwinton. Ga.. where a Negro was taken from a Jail and shot. He had resisted arrest for a knifing. Probe Is Set WASHINGTON. June 27. I/Pi—A Congressional investigation of Alabama night-rider violence will get under way this week despite Roi'tli- crn objection. Rep. Byrne (O-NVi -We are all set, and we are going through with It." he said. Bvrne. chairman of the !lou<c Judiciary Subcommittee which wilf conduct the Inquiry, said flatly lie has no intentioti of abandoning the investigation, as sonic reports have imnlied. But he added, without amplification: "There may be reriain elrmcnl^ in the tomniiUee who mii:ht w;mt us to do." The Alabama legislature wenf nn record as asking; Com:rcss (o keep out of the date's campaign aErainM hooded mails. Alabama needs no outside lirlp. it declared in n resolution passed unanimously in bnth and Mrs, George Memphis. P. Park, 20, ol House and Senate. Rep. Battle ID-Ala), in whose district some of the incidents were reported, also told Congress lo stay out, "We're going to clean it up ourselves," he totd the Hnuse. While Congress made ready ti hear lestimony In Washington, tli Department nf Justice sot a fill field investigation under way ' Alabama. Contributors $46 to Fund /or Missco Wor Memortof An additional 146 was nddcd by sceola citizens to tlie fund being Ised tliroughout the county to nance the construction of a mem- rial on the court house lawn In lythevUle to heroes of World Wars and II. A total of 6.000 Is needed »nd le fund Is Hearing the $5.000 mark, sceolans last week contributed 319.50, the following new contrlbu- ons were received here today: G. asil Segraves, $25; Elliott Sartaln, 10, Sterling stone and Morris Sll- crlleld, $5; and Dr. C. W. Sllver- latt, $1. upremc Court Throws Jut Perjury Conviction WASHINGTON, June 27. <AP>— I'lie U.S. Supreme Court tot hrew out the perjnrv conviction ol •Iiirol'i It. Christoffcl, former Mil- Viikpc btxii lender. Ch!'i:s<oifel wiis convicted in U.S District Court here on a charge hat lie tiil-'uly told the House Lalor Committee he had never been i Communist or had any Conimu- :iist connections. IVe was senicncec ,o two to six years. The supreme tribunal ruled 5- oday th:u (tie government in sucl l proM'r.uiion must be able to shoii [KxUively a quorum of thi Holism committee v:ns present when Christoffcl allegedly committed lei'Jury. ilytheville Man Faces jrand Larceny Charge Floyd Holt of Bl.vttieviHe was or lerert" held to await Circuit Coin iction at his preliminary bearin n Municipal Conrt this morning o i charge of grand larceny. Bond \va .el at $500, Holt Is charged with the theft of S48 from Dclucrt Turner at Turner's home at 115 West Ash Street yesterday. He was arrested yesterday in Steele, Mo. In other action this morning Lindscy Brigys forfeited a $35.25 cash bond on a charge of driving while xmder the influence of Uquor. Read Courier News .Want Ads. Government Renews Questioning of Hiss NEW YORK. June 27. IAP)—Th government opened its crow-exam ination of Al^er Hl-ss today afte the former State Department off cial concluded defense questionin with the statement: "I am not gull ly." Tlie prosecution began interoga' Inn His-; .shortly after he returned to the .stand for the third day. Throughout the questioning by his defense counsel. Hiss staunchly nv.iintpmed his innocence. Item by item, he branded as lies Kovernmcnt testimony linking him with a pre-war Red spy ring. Death Penalty Asked n 'Lonely Hearts' Case NEW YORK, June 27. W—The tate demanded today the death cnalty for Raymond Fernandez, 4, and Mrs. Martha Beck, 29, si- eged lonely hearts killers. The defense countered with tatement to a Bronx supreme ourt Jury that It would prove Mrs. Beck was "mentally unbalanced" at the time of the kilting if Mrs. Janet Fay. CO. Albany, N.Y.. widow. Defense Counsel Herbert F losenberg also told the jury thai Fernandez "had no knowledge— lilty or otherwise—concerning the alleged crime." Aging Lothario is Arraigned on Swindle Charges CHICAGO, June 27 WV—Women, curious but with tight holds on. ;heir pocketbooks, turned out In force today for the arraignment of i dapper, 73-year-old man who found wealth in wooing widows. The big attraction at the Criminal Courts Building was Sigmund Enge), charmer charged with operating confidence game. He admits swindling women the world over out of millions with his smooth .Mk ("-wonderful tunes can be played on an old violin") and bouquets of roses, Preceding the court appearance, Police Commissioner John C. Prendergast called in Capt. Timothy J. Lyne of the Town Hall District Station for a conference. The subject was the removal of Engel from the Town Hall Station Saturday to an attorney's office where Engel returned $5.000 to one of his victims. At the Federal Building, Edward J. Ryan, assistant U. S. District attorney, said he has a warrant, chnrgini! fcngei with violating the Interstate Stolen Property Act. Ryan said whatever action he takes on the federal warrant depends upon what the state authorities do about their charges. The 5-foot, 3-inch Lothario was captured tYiday night nl a Michigan Avenue luggage shop. Police bailed a trap for him using a 55- year-old woman he planned to add to his list of victims. out BUSINESS Continued from Page 1. the bottom seemed to drop overnight. Propping the economy this lime are such things as social security, arm price supports and Federal Reserve bank controls. The overall pace of the decline has been slowed because this recession has come in stages, bowling over one ndustry or so at a time. Muddying every one's crystal ball ust now, however, are some possibilities that can't be ignored: Defense in Cop/on Trial Completes Case WASHINGTON. June 27. fAP) The defense in the Judith Copton espionage trial completed its case today and the government began calling rebuttal witnesses. Two defense witnesses appeared briefl 1 ,' Then Attorney Archibald Palmer said "We rest" at 9:30 a.m. John M. Keiley, Jr.. a government prosecutor, immediately call- j ed William E. Poley as the first of three rebuttal tvitnesses he plitn-s j to put on the stand, ' GOOD FOOD - DRIVE TO SIMPSON'S CAFE \rk-Mn Slate lAuf A Cool 1'late to Kill Sunday SpeciuJ Crappie Pish Fried Chicken Dinner 75c Come in from 1 lo ;i 1. Strikes this summer In key in;] dustrles; 2. A fourth round wage increases; and 3. The cou of the cold war. Strikes could-Jolt us all sharply! but might create new pipelines o^ demand to be filled later. Wagi increases might raise purchaslni power of those who get them, bu ! also raise production costs of thost I who grant them, drains, the public The cold wa: I purse but als< j makes customers for some ' Indus l| tries. 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