The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 21, 1947 · Page 4
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PAGE row BIA'THEYILLE (AKK.) COURIER NEWS Jobless Veteran Attacks Priest New Orleans Church Scene of Assault During Service 'BY CHARLES D. NKTHAWAY United Press Staff Correspondent NEW ORLEANS, La., April 21. (UP)—Stabbed four times with a pocket knffe by an unemployed ex- Marine otter he had completed clis- .trlbutlon of communion at high mass in the church of tlie Immaculate Conception here, the Uev. "'James Courtney. S. J., today was given "bellcr than an even chance" to recover by doctors at Mercy Hospital after a "satisfactory" night, ' The condition of the 41-year-old .Jesuit priest was described as "very good" following receipt of blood plasma.' Officials at the Hospital. _who .received enough offers of bloori "for an army" for persons of all . laith, said no transfusion appeared necessary. Police meanwhile continued their efforts to get from Don ti. Lau- rentzt-6f> Houston, Tox., sullen for- ' mer-'iervipemaii, nn explanation for the-.attack": Bill.the stocky 27-year- old^Jia^uVe'fitz. believed to have Arrived Tn New Orleans four days ago .on a merchant ship. only, stared at his questioners at the police station, a few blocks away from the Jesuit., Church. He did, however, . admit that he was a non-Catholic. Police Lt. Warren B. Phillips tic- scribed, .him as "a nondescript • psychopathic case of some sort." The attack occurred as Father Courtney, celebrant of the 11 a.m. services, had completed distribution of communion at the altar rail. Laurentz got up from his scat and started for I ho priest, but the 800 church-goers paid him no heed, believing l\e \vns about to leave the church by the side front door. Leaps Over Altar Rail After the lasi communicant, n" unknown woman parishioner, had received the host (a wafer carried In the communion cup—the cibor- ium—by the priest 1, Laurent?. !cn|> * ed at (he priest, striking him once in the neck, twice in the face iind ithen, as Father Courtney turned away from him to protect the host, once more in the back. Blood streamed down the priest's " "'vestments but he continued to clutch the sacred host until he fell to the floor unconscious. Laurent?, leaped over the nltar rail, seeking to follow up tile assault and the shocked partsoners, now reali/int: whnt had taken place, rushed to- School Band assists in Welcoming Dignitaries to City „. »> Member of I lie Il!ylhc:vilh* School ] In nil coined to I lie cily lo aildirss Ilio slate- niiM-l siud the i nfe of (he Jiiyri:rs. Tlur Still' ii lirrc; In I In- ji;ir;ulc K;itnnl:iy 1 I'otko car. shown aliovr, hiMdril ivlu-n fJnvrrnor l.iuiey WAS wcl- tin 1 p;ir:itlc. — Cuinlcr News Dioto ward the ftltnr. Several of iht; hosts fell to the floor—-a sacillc^o hi Catholic electriii'!— as the riborltim slipped front the nrlcsts unconscious yrn.sp. About eifihl men, most To them ushers, roachctl LinifeiUv. first and him to ilip luouml. Two on duiy oui.sUie the ] church, spirited the ulnssy-oynd j ex-Mai ino lo police hradrjiun'U'i'S. j Tho proslrnlc priest wus rushed \ the mile to Morcy Hospital in a police "Ijliu'k miina" \vtilch orriv- e<i before ;in ambulance. The He.v. Wllliiiin RUgfceri. S. J., like rather Courtney n\\ Hssisiunt r/islnr nt (lie church, concluded the mass. After the end of the muss, the church was* instiuuly t'losetl for lim-lflci.tion. the law of the Call,- , Tjniversitv of Arkansas olic Churcli whenever a crime i^ .,,„,,,„•,,•,.,' i committed inside church doors. U was the first inslanci' of a church br-iu^ cktbcd fnr that reason in New Orleans — a city of 1)00,000 which Ls predominantly Catholic — since ISO'I when n snrrHcRl'ttiK ceremony was said to have been held at Ste. Rose of Lima church, (')iurch CIosiMl 21 Hours But the church remained closed for less than 24 hours. New Orleans Archbishop Joseph Francis Batesville Man New President Of State's Doctors UTTLR ROCK, Ark.. April :\\. (•UP) — Dr. lj. T. Evans of Hatesville. today was president, of the. Arkansas Medical Society, which closed the third and final day of its convention here Saturday. Dr. Kvans v;as named prcsldcnt- eh"'l at last year'.s meeting. Technical discussion sessions anil predicliniios of a forisht future for' the medical profession and hospi- Inlization in Arkansas took ui) most of the* meetings. Or. II. C. OhenauJt. dean of the School of medicine, tfave the croup n picture of Ihe financial condition of the institution. He s\id thai the fight lor funds had been won. and pointed to new funds firantcd by Hie recent leKislalurc and to tli'e S.l,eOu,COD apiiropviaUon for a mi;- nioria] hosjiital. Tlie i-Ktiriiii- president of [ho AMS. Dr. H. King WlUte of Hoi Springs, declared that medical needs in Arkansas \vould ]iol 1)0 filled until the .stale could educate its o\vu physicians. He asserl- Earmarked—For Safety 'stand Jury Investigates Death of Girl at Spa HOT SPRINGS, Ark., April 21. <UP)-—An inquest in Ihe <UMI:I of 17-year-old Ji-wcll Ewcll v.-ill be lai'ted today by the Garland Cmi-i- .y Grand Jury. The St, Lou:s died March 28 in a Hot Springs hospital of injuries suffered v.';;e k i was pii^lu.'d from a moving c r jr. Earl F. Parsons, 4li-yoar-okl farm- who admitted l>eini< v/ith tlie girl shortly before her deo.Hi. heiny heid in Gfirhuid Count without bond. Medical examination revealed that t>ie ylrl had been criminally ns- saultcd prior lo her death. Too Late to Classify Services l'\vo new houses. !> rooms and halli, hiirdwood floors. II\vy. IS. I'rk'CH I'ctliict'tl lo sc'll." O. S. Itollison. IMione 330;). -1-21 -ck-21 For Sale ;»). .10 & r>2 gallon Norjfe ek'clric hesilers ar« now availalile al I'lantcrs Hardware Co. Ask for installed prices. Klcmcnls a IT. available for any power lines. •'l-21-ck-U' Iluiimiel nlUhoriycd the Itev. l^aw- I ed (hat there was an urgent nce(i mice O'Neill. S. J.. piesidenl of the j for some 70o jihysicians in Arkan- Jesuit High School In New Orleans, 1 s:is today. lo re-bless the church at five o'clock Iliis morning. The first mass, as usual, was scheduled for six o'clock—n scant hour after the purification and service of reparation. Police charged. Laurenlx. with attempted murder jieiidhic completion of (heir investigation and arrival of his medical record in 'he Marine Corps. COTTON Saved from Breeders' Foundation Seed DP&L 14 De/infeci& Treated Germination Average 96% only a few tons on hand FIEEMAN GIN CO. Manila, Arkansas or Call Fred Hecman, 2923 House Committee Slashes Truman's Budget Request WASHINGTON. April 21. (UP) — Swinging jj s sharpest RCODOIMJ' nx lo djile. thp Housr; Appropriations Cninmitlct 1 today crKi]jpftl 43 per (Tut off thr fiiiuls nnkrcE bv Pi-nsi- dont Truinnu for the Interior De^ pnrtmnU. It volrtc! lo K'VO the dnpartmerit $HW,n'«).313 for fiscal 1E1-18 instead of the recommended S332.S31.220. Tho total included $27,nn,ROO which Congress is required by ln\v tr> [live the dpjnirtii'innl eacli yrnv. Oiuiltin^ tho.se funds over whicn Hie com mi Hoc hnct no discrr'.toti, ibc slfi^h was nearly SO ])er cont. For its vriiil projects, tho dcpnvl- mciH'.s rerlamntioM bnrenu wns ai- lottert only S^2,7l7,GOn of the S145. 952.200 recommended—a 58 per cenl cut. Rend Conner News Wnnt Ads. Hemorrhoids without Removed Surgery Tlioiv .-iii- many very Imporlant rea-Kins why IMlluiil-s jin-rur my niethods ot tvinovlnn piles. No Loss of Control I h:\vc nov.T had nn<l will npvtT hnv<* thli luip]^'" ll > lltli; °f '">* pntii'iits. Tliitik this ovi'i- ^vcll. No Loss of Time less 5'irti .ire tv . Vi*u will lost" .-s this ine^n n ymt «ime t m your worl' No Hospital Bills This Is n hit: srivlriRS lor nil patlcnLi who come U> n\c tor pile ivmovaL No Overcharge My rhnn;rs fnr nil work dontr nt my rflnlc art 1 i»n>sl conM*n p atlvc lor the sorvlccs rcn- ijcri>l my ivillenls. DR. W. H. THOMAS Clinic 14O7 Lamar Phone 2-6252 Memphis > TI A.M.—2 t lunil f.ir »|>|iul»lm ft P.M. WrH« for frw r c»r>«nliitlnn. \\rllr t. (l".slHttU«-.hr4 1S21) 5 Brand New REMINGTON TYPEWRITERS No. 17 With Keyboard 1\Iarc/hi Control DON EDWMDS "the typewriter man" 118 N. 2nd St. Phone 3382 This sad-eyed dog isn't demonstrating old Colonial punishment slocks. The collar-like conlrnplion lie's wearing prevents him from scratching olf head bnodanes while recovering from ear injury al the ASPCA shelter in New York City. An unidentified person had wired his cnrs -together. Livestock as City. Texas, last week. Tlunler is a former resident of Men? and a brnlher or Charles llutner of that ellv. S room residence, 2 room servant house. Price !><>,(1011.00. One !> room house and bath. -1 room bouse on same Int. Price §.1500.00. 4 room house, one acre ground ad joining cily lim its, ?.'M HO.OO. 5 I-OHIH residence corner lol, Davis SI Price SKOOfl.OO. Several in flnstrial lols on Hifjluviij f>1 Soulh. H. C. Campbell 120 Snnlh 2nd SI. Phone <M(i or 2!).'!0. l-21-ck-2 One day service on roll film developed and printed -!0c Two post card size enlarge menls Tree with each roll We sell roll film, all sixes Better 1'holographs. Ma son's Studio. 320 S. I,ak< St. 4-21-pk-2' MONDAY, APRIL 21, 1!) MONEY IN A HURRY The rales you can see for yourself. Come in or phone. $200 $900 '$500 $750 COWTHACT CORPORATION ST. LOUIS NATIONAL oTGC.K- YARDS, April 21. (UP) —(USDA) — Livestock: Hogs: 10.000 salable 0.500: market uneven. Weights 170-lbs. nnd up, steady to '25c higher than Friday's nveraye. l,i!;li(er vvei^lits jud sa\vs. steady to '2fic lower: bulk !<<'t>! and choice 170 to 2'ill Ibs.. bar.ma nr.i! (lilts. S23.7S to $2.1.25: large!" S24: ., lop S24.af,i ion to IM-lb. pit;.-;. s;17,r,!)i Danvllic I'ospjtal ^alurtlay. to S]fl.7, r v Cattle: .1.1100, salable -1,500: rahrs. 1.500, all salable: opened active with steers and heifers strong to 2"n' hiyher. S[!ots up more. C'ov/i als'.i showintr siren-^tli with broad innuiiv loi- this class from all iiUere;;; 1 :. Bulls opened 2. r > lo fiOc higher: choice /•"ormer Legislator Dies DANVILLE. Ark.. April 21. 'UP) —Funeral services will be held here today for Edward H. Cheyne. 78. former state repi escntative from Yell County. Cheyne died in a vealers, r>0c higher. Cow:; livclv lilii-ritl KUPI>!V uith mateiy ]T> )ior rent of tnl bchij: co\vs. Two loads chok- Ktcers. $'Jti: sevc-.nl hmc[:i tilediutu lo average (:tiod .s to S'-M.fiO. C.'ominnn and i\\rci:ii:t] ct>\vs m'.-stly steady at ^IP. McGehec Dcniist Dies McC.EIIEE, Ark.. April 21. (UP) — Pnneral servic-es are br-in^ nlati- ned for nr. L. H. Sim-;. MrGchre dentist for more than !>;i >-cnrs. who died at :i Lake Village hospital lasl ni(!l)l. He wns (>f>. Di-. Sims' deatli followed a cerebral hemiirrhac!- which ivc-urrpd at a fishini: cann> on Or.ind Lake, near Endora. early yesterday. Child Killed in Accident In tin; IMatlcr of the I'rnliutiou nf tliL- l.asl AVill ami Teslanlcn'. of Julin II. Wiilkcr, Dorcascil. NOTICI: Notice is here>>\' (.'iven ll\nt Lrtters ri'r;t:uTH'iil!u>' \veve issued to the lUKlrr.sitinr-d on the KMh day of ftpril. 10!7. on the Estate of John iMiproxi- j n Wiilkfr. .1. cn;n\t i ^ n y nnc ^ a [] persons having 1 \vcii?lity • cl.iiiri.s cir ck'iniinds against ^a'd i-s- v-!ra-—' t hlte wili h-. ¥ i-eqniiTcl to tile r.aid do- iniv.uis or claims properlly auchcnli- caled with me. tiie uiKlci-siiun-d, within :;ix ifii months from fhia the l!th day of A]iril, 1347. Antonia Carney Wiiker Bxetulrix of the Estate of John B. Walker, Deceased . Holland .t- Taylor. Attorney^ foi- I^xecntrix. i'l 1-21-23 . fll [ rf i: For Rent Wanted Wanted to Rent Davis Brothers Service Station & Garage FISANKWN ItOBBINS, Mecliantc Lion 1'rnducls Manila, Arkansas General Tires Aulo Paris & Accessories CONWAY. Ark.. April 21. Funeral services for Myrtle .7. Liuri- .sey. .seyen-j ear-old dam:ht,T of I\Ir. and Mrs. Oscar I.iiuKin. will i>e iv-Ul at the Laster Conii-v f'irii- ( ii (hi 1 ; afternoon. Tho child \v:r> ki'.vd iii an autom.'bile (-ollisinn .U ^o;Vii on Saturday. Arkansan Killed in TCXHS SIENA. Ark.. April 21. .(:p> — esidcnts of Mena li;ivi- lr:unrd ol the death of Lambrn II-.IUM-.-. 51. in explosions which demnliM-e i TCJ:- on the Job J Take a took at your tires. If ) they air \\i\irin;: unrvrn—m- too \ fast—tlir rlianrt". arc tin- wheels • are out of alisnnn-nl. Hring in your car for a !^ijiiie£ cluu-k-up of (ho en-| :irc sfrcriii!; sysloni. Tliis j j service is KKKH. >] LOY EICH CHEVROLET CO. Phone 578 - * Almost every hour in the day you will find a good use for the "Jeep" as a truck, light tractor, runabout or mobile power unit. With its mighty \Villys-Ovcrlaiul "Jeep" lingineancl powerful -f-wncel-ilrive, you can go most anywhere in a "Jeep," on or off the road l;iir vvmirlir-r nr To '"IMI! go in Get s "Jeep" on the job. It will pull plows, harrows, seeders, mowers; tow 5,500-lb. trailed pnyloads; haul 800 Ibs. 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