MONDAY, APRIL.20, 194(> BLYTKEVH.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Court Upholds Life Sentence Dying Statements Of Victim Accepted By State Supreme Court UTTLE riocK. Atk.. AIH-JI 20. •UHi—The Arkansas Supremo Court mis upheld the lifii .sriueiice im- IXMPd on J. M, Pinion l>y ;i CMiiB- liead Circuit Conn jury in (lie de;iUi last Oft. 18 of Charles Shclton. The slicxning followed :in nrgu- HM'iH between the two men over set- ling wild hoa traps on Halchiecoon island in the Mississippi Hiver. Pinsoii had appealed uii the grounds Hint statements made by , Sht'lUm on the day lie was shot could not be construed us dying Etatemi'iits since he lived tmtll the I next day. However, the court nilert ] that Slieltun knew he was dyln;; when he accused Piiison of shool- ing biin. Pinson surrendered to Deputv Sheriff Wes Moiiiieylinn in Lake City shortly after the shooting and pleaded self-defense when lie was brought to trial. In another action today, (he court held that Act 314 of 10M does not iipiwal or amend Section 1381 of Pope's Digest dealini; with venue in actions for personal nijury or dcatli. Tlie 1939 act fixed venue in sucli cases In the county nl ih.: plain- ' lift's residence or where the injury occurred. Section 1387 of the Diye.st restricted venue in certain actions against public officers to the county in which the cause of nciinji aro.se. The- question posed before the court'was whether or not .suit could l>e brought in live, county of the plaintiff's residence for damages against an officer if the officer com- mltled an assault while making an arrest in a county outside his jurisdiction. Claude F. Moncus, a minor, and J. W. Moncus, next friend, fili-d / suit in Pike County Circuit Court m after the minor was arrested at Amity by Douglas Raines, town marsha!,. Raines allegedly struck Claude and the Ponchuses filed suit to recover dnninges. Raines countered with a motion to quash I he return on a summons Issued for him. on grounds Hint the venue was in Clark County. The lower court sustained the motion and dismissed the suit. The Supreme Court upheld Hie lower court's decision. Ill action on the claim of R»ba Wrenn against the D. P. Jones Construction Co.. appealed frotn c.i- Uunbia County Circuit Court, ;ho Supreme Court ruled that Doss Wrenn was an Independent con- Iractor and was not entitled to recovery under the workmen's compensation , act. Doss Wrenn was killed instantly July 1C, 1942 while hauling gravel for the company. The, Supreme -.Court upheld a- low-, er court verdict that frequent delays in hearing proceedings do not mar the defense of an independent contractor. Ttie compensation commission held earlier that Wrenn was not an employe, but was instead an independent contractor not entitled to Ixinefits. Tlie lower court and Supreme Court upheld the commission Findings ^ Tlie Supreme Court ordered a new ™ trial in the case of R. P. Hoffman and O. O. Oals against W. T. Epperson, in which Epperson was PAGE TIIREfc Sketch of Concrete House 'Old Broad/ Educated Steer, Now Works As Rodeo Performer Contf em n+d Stayer To Offer Tcttimony and "Old Broad ".has gone to «ljniii. AtliT enjoying a "VHuallon" because u[ the war, UK- "rducnl«l" .steer long o»ncd by Floyd Hargelt has been sold to Kay Duke who featured ihe animal in u Rodeo yi'sierduy at Union City, Term. Itcfntlng I hi- familiar saylna j "dumb an un ox." the bi< bi'hid'e, 'steer went IhroiMJli his tricks >*'• i™ 10 *'.,, 10 u ' j tordiiy jnsl us If h* hud not, been 1V "" t'!cu:mK on pasCurtfi, free of molt li:unlnt;. unlll lime passed on and lie Htjnlii could perform. When MI. Harwell sold lh« ilrer II wn.i like "loihn Ills Ix-.sl frieiul" i as the forinei owner hiui Iralned 'The oxen, snlrt u> i w llie iilili'sl wink oxen In MlK.sls.slppt Coinily. will be lU'iulcniiii-lfieil In Klyllievllle. wlinv he will porlonn Muy a« In n rodi'ii n-iiii Hay nuke lukln« the plut'e of Ills fornier owuer-lralniT. The Hodeo. owned by liny Duljc "-' sliuled shortly before win- Is be!n^ i t'SiHiied with Ihe lieiulqiiiitteied In llly- Ilici'llU-. Utit "llroiicl" IsiK jusl a sli'ow- nclinn steer and when Ihe hiind- sonie ivc.iUiu is leniovi'tt und u saddle put on his bnc'li. he'll tuke yon do\\n llie road as .sinoulhly us a walking liursi' K, Ark., April M.V.I — iium-rl nylor, death 111 ArkunsHK' elect for the .shotgun kllllni; (!ouiuy Sheriff J. l.nwroi l«st l>'c. 4, was f.clu le clialr if 1/inil ee llar- lulcd to- Is .Mm I.ee All li- lt'In I "Hroad" since Iwo years okl »nd Now "llrond" rules no line ped- now the sleer Is nine. lKree...l| was nil n iniilter of Imln- | "DiouU-eaiulo an elKlit-aet pro- '.'I*' ''"'^'flM'il from K. A. Sluey. '.Brain, luiiehl by Mr. HAlneU. which *•'''• ""n'.eli reeonnlved In Hie siniill. 'was used yesltrday for tile fllmiix I '' 0 »'»>"" sleei • « hli]h v enioc of Into Ihe liodco iJeiforniunce lelllunu-e aiul dctided lo i.lleiniH Ho tialn him. The sleei's program reads some-' thliili like Oils ,.kne«ls... walk on I " louk tw « V'"'- 1 ' b »t' lll|1! > iluy lo testily In ihe Irli pariMits, sister uhd wife. 'Hie four. Mr. und Mm. llyler. Kupt'il'fi wife. Kslher llyler. and his slsli'r, Mrs. Mnh Voung. were lo KO on loiUy In Iv.ard County clieull Court, .All fnw Jimrdi'r rJiuriM'j; us ncetiin[illces In (he sheriffs denlh. Hyler wiis taken by .state iwlice from the death house on the Tucker Prison Pta-m to Melbourne this morning. DKNVKH (UP>—Recc'Ml lirtltig ol 11 Wiiyllme. rcfjtilnlloii icqulrlnij lhal prjvule fliers Itind their |)lun«s only nl cerliilii dc.slKimled alrixiHs was hitlU-d (is a boon lo prlvale. nvi- iitton liy Colorado Rlule Aeroimu- lies Director John I', Curry. He Mild free-lnnOlnn would l» esiHit'l- \ ully beni'llelul lt» runcher.s nnd I liu inei'.s In the Wesl who ii.su lluhl i in tlwlr work. J U. J taji,U-»i l» »IJ.»«.ni. HCCWBl vfCCMl ^— ftt^Hf FoWlte<~HB tftvttn. • •• " •...•:..-•-.•.•.,,. ;„:•••..-,. K LEVATOR FKBD STOR» The University of Kentucky, U-xhiBtoii, hus more prefabricated housing units ivlliilted lo It lor imurlcd velenin's (huh any other nnlvi-rstly ,„• college In t'lie im- llon. Sale! Thousand AltOtllO NCAWt . g ^W CHICKS D 9 0 s " rot p*o*m iinmiiiT 1MO - $M.SO M> Cu«J lfvf tXUVKV OUAJtAWTMO t>«P«- DAK <•• LMiK M*. Architect James LuRowe predicts that the coneiete houses made in a fast 24 hours by Ihe LcTournea Co.. Inc. will look like this, and have a floor plan as shown in Ibis sketch. Houses have already been built in Vk-ksburs, Miss, and peorh., ill. <NEA Telcpliolo) Takes Over Court If last year's straw lint comes out of its box this spring looking slightly dingy or faded, a sponge bath muy be all it needs to look new again. Clothing specialises of I lie U. S. Department of Agriculture say that many while or light-colored straws, especially those closely woven like panama. wash, successfully 111 lukewarm suds of mild soap. Stuff the crown with tissue paper lo hold Us shape, then lay Ihe hat on n towel on a table so thual the brim lies Hal. Co over the hat with u soil brush, dippeil in suds, then with clean lukewarm water, jm,l finally with a dry soft cloth. 'his knees.. .bows.. .steps over ^ /mail as he lies on the ground... .does the sho» hors* Ktretcti.. .has .i;ull of walking horse.. .does Ihe I Arabian prayer oh his knees and 'ends Ihe program wlth''u pulrlollc ' act wlilch iticliules kneeling • while the Ituini'i.slandson his buck wlth'an upheld fl»i> and pnls his front feel on an ek^'atlon wllh a fhxg lied to hts horn after going ,ln the ]'lni; silone for this act. For llils the steer Is allired wllh a fancy snddle. nay blanket and fancy brass knobs .screwed Ui his ,'own Im'gc horns. ready for "the 'I'he leclamallou bureau luis simill a billion dollars during the ]ii..-.t 4'j years devi-loplng lrrlg.illmi systems In Ihe West. THE BEAUTY CLINIC Mariartt Dcrn Smith, Ownw Pb»n« 1174 Announcement on chari-es of assault with intent I lo kill. Murray was sentenced, along 1 with .Joe Ij. Si-ott. after allegedly attacking Verner Andrews, owner of a tourist court near Texarkana. Scott's sentence was [suspended to allow him to rejoin the Army. Pending the appointment of a successor lo Ihe lale Harlan F. Slone as Chief Juslice of. the United Slates, Associate Juslice Hugo L. Black, above, will 1 preside over Ihe Supreme Court. awarded $505 by a Conway Circuit Court jury, lie had sued to recover damages from the alleged wrongful conversion by Hoffman and Oats of his right to redeem 37 bales of cotton on which he had received a loan from the Commodity Credit Cor- poV'alion. The high court found Ihe evidence indefinite and ruled Unit the lower court, in allowing judgment, took no notice of the type, grade, class or price of Epperson's colton. The court upheld u Miller Circuit Coml decision In sentencint; C. II. Murry to Iwo years In prison GIFT SHOP in.'i Kas.t Main LADIES PURSES Choice of (lie House 1 Price HY EXPERT MECHANICS For All Makes of Cars Our fompk-lc service intludes . .. Motor Tuni!-l)p, Motor Ovei-hauling, Brake Adjuslmenl and re-lining. Kltctricid Kepuirin<, Radiator HepairH, arti Oil Change. Don't Wait! We'will pay you the top cash price for your car. Drive in today. Get the cash. We Are Approved Blythevllle Dealers and PACKARD CARS DESOTO - PLYMOUTH And carry • compile Block *f-G*nitln« Chrysler and Packard Parts SEYMORE MOTOR SALES H. SEYMORE—Owner Corner Franklin & Walnut Phone 880 or 3534 Max Logan, former Assistant Cashier of the Farmers Bank and Trust Company, announces the opening of his Real Estate Office in the Lynch Building. Handling City and Farm Property, FHA Loans, Farm Loans, and Property Management, Licensed Broker in Arkansas and Missouri. It will always damage the wool or fur in your suit, or dress or hat to put it away for the summer in a soiled condition! Since good clothes are hard to buy it would be wise to have them cleaned before storing them away. Try Our 8-Hour Cleaning Service Office <n the Lynch Bldg. Office Phone 2034 ' Residence Phone 502 Backstage at the telephone office Our Alteration Department Is Geared to Fit Your Needs For Better Hat Cleaning, See- HUDSON , CLEANER 320 West Main St. CLOTHIER Blytheville, Ark. TAILOR Phono 2612 These Iclcphone men nrc placing llic wires that carry your voice through the dial swilchhoard. By the end of this year enough new, complicated dial telephone equipment will be in service throughout the Southwest to care for more than 200,000 waiting customers. Each new unit of dial equipment to serve 1,000 additional telephones requires 300,000 connections soldered by hand. This is a big job but we're putting in equipment faster than ever before. And the pace is being stepped up every day. Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. .
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