The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 5, 1949 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 5, 1949
Page 7
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MAT 8, 194!> BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MOB Texan Confesses Slaying Ex-Wile Bigamist Admits Shooting Nurse on W LittU Rock Street Obituaries LITTLE ROCK. Ark.. May 5—M 1 } —A shmrp-eyed city marshal! today captured a Texas ex-convict tdent- llied *x Robert L. Smith, 42. sought tor the pistol slaying of his farmer wife, while the man was waiting to surrender to Little Rock police. The arrest was made by Marshall C. S. Garner In nearby Jacksonville, Ark.. att*r Smith telephoned Detective Chief C. O. Fink in Little Rock—collect—to come and get him. Garner wasn't aware, he said, that Smith already had contacted authorities. Pulaskl County Prosecutor Edwin Dunaway Identified the prisoner as Smith and said he was the man sought, for the slnying here' yesterday morning of Mrs. Sally Earner, 40-year-old nurse's aide. Dunaway quoted Smith as saying he "went haywire" and shot the woman five times in the back. Several persons witnessed the shooting. near the University o! Arkansas Medical School Hospital. Mrs Barner was on her way to the hospital. The killer fled. Convicted of nlgamy After police quizzed the nurse'i husband. Boll Barner. and exain- t .xt her personal effects, thcj ,,,oadcast a pickup order for Smith Dunaway said Smith was rleasef about two mouths ago from th Texas Penitentiary at Huntsvill where he served time on a bisaim conviction growing out. of his mar riage to Mrs! Barner. Smith \va convicted in 1941. Dunaway snid the red-haired Mr Barner had been married five tinii and married Barner 11 months ago Dunaway said Smith told officer that after he read in a newspape this morning that he was wnnle he telephoned Fink. Meanwhile. Garner, investigatm a report of a suspicious man. ac costed Smith. "Are you Smith' Garner said he asked. The ma Mid yes. and the marshal brougl him to the sheriff's office here. £ /vis M. Con fey Dies; Rites to Be Tomorrow Military rltp.s for Elvis Monroe ConLey will be conducted follo^'ini; religious rites at the Cobb Chapel at 4:30 tomorrow. The Ijuxnrn American Legion Post will conduct the rites at the graveside in Dogwood Ridge Cemetery. Mr. Conley, M, died yesterday at (he Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis, where he had been a patient for the past two weeks. He WAX sick at his home near Highlowei [or a week previous to being hospitalized. He lived most of his life ii and near Burdette, where he wa. engaged in farming. Survivors include his wile. Mr; Clara Mr.e Conley of Highlowcr. daughter. Palsy Ann; his parents r. and Mrs. N. M. Conley of IHs owcr; nine sisters, Mrs. Lucill riK«s of Lcpnnto, and Mi«si Prances. Lilly Mae. Willi Lou. Dorothy Etta, Glcndora, Ann lae and Wilma Lee Conley and other. Charles Edward Conley. all f HighUmei. The Rev. P. H. Jernigan will con- uct ihc services at the chapel, nior to the military honor*. Here's '49 Model of Flying Boxcar Baptist Church Gives Ireakfast for Seniors Approximately 40 attended the 'Metric Month ol May" braikfiist it the First Baptist Clmrdi this norning, given in honor of the ncmbcrs or the Young People's Department who will graduate this Cotton Exchanges Cut Hour from Trading NEW ORLEANS. Mny S—(fl'j— The New Orleans Cotton Exchange will cut an hour from dully finding time If the New York Exchange will. Directors announced this yesterday In answer to a r« from the American Cotton Shlpiwr Association nt Memphis. They said the New Orleun.i exchange WBS nsked to oi>emte from II A.m. (Eastern Daylight Saving Time) <9 a.m. CST) to 3 p.m. dp m CST) thus cutting operations bj mi hour later sturt. year. Fred Becker, director o( music ~A passenger car prepares to climb the ramp leading Into Ibis new C-ll!) cargo plane, latest of tiie flying boxcar line, in Hagorslown, Md The clam-like door is 14 Inches wider than those used on the C-82 providing an entrance opening as wide as the cargo bold itself Note comparative size ol man standing In doorway. It also allows for the simultaneous jumping of two sticks of paratroopers. The Air Force now has 100 of them on order. Accused Wife Stayer Facts Sanity Ttsts ROCHESTER. N.Y.. May 6-W1— The Rev. George P. Hetenyl, accns od wlfe-.slayer. faced sanity fest today as Rochester State HospUu An order committing the suhn ban minister was signed yesterda afternoon by County Judge Danl< J. O'Mara. The order Mild It appeared (her vas reason to believe Hetenyl "ma suffering from « severe menta llness." Hetenyl has been In custody slnr Aorll 26. three days after the bulle pierced body of ills wife. Jean. '1 WHS tnkrn from the Oenesee Rlv at Suburban llrighlnn. Read Courier News Want Ads. Time saving hint for SPRING Wonderful how Pitrcx cleans, disinfects, deodorizes, restores color ami freshness to so nuny household things...closet shelves, wicker furniture, linoleum, tiic, po(ccl.iin, ilmnboards, \vocui- woik, etc. I'ollow directions on bottle for this liij; licin to spring house clcjningt education, acted as muster of cere- nonies nnd introduced nosco Oral- ton, who B"ve the invocation, and Charles Ray Newcomb. superintendent of the department, who gave the official welcome address. \ womctl Memorial Fund Total Increases to $3,450 Contributions for the War Memorial 10 honor the servicemen and Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111., May 5. (fl-i—IUSDA> — Hogs fl.OOO; market active, strong to 25 higher than Wednesday's average; sows steady to strons; good and choice 180-340 Ibs 18.25-75; largely 18.50: « ,in 1815 for several hundred head - ,nostlv choice 190-220 Ibs: 250-300 Ibfi 11.25-18.25: few to 18.50; lew I25-WO ib le.M-To; 140- 1TO Ibs 17.- ] 00-18 25 100-130 Ibs 14.75-16.15; goo-1 I »o*s 400 !bs down 15.50- 16.50; over 400 Ibs 13.50-15.00: stags 11.00-13.50. Cattle 1.500; calves 900; opening trade active and generally strong on steers, heifers and cows; bulls steady; largely low to high good sleers offered at 24.25-15; some medium fleshed at 23.00-25; good heifer* and mixed yearlings largely 3.1.00-24.50; lew heifers 25.00; common and medium 20.00-22.50; good omm 19.50-21.00; common and medium beef cows 17.50-19.00; winners and ruter.s 14.00-16.50, Nathan Wade responded lor the seniors. Tile program, arranged by Mr. Newcomb and Mrs. B. C- Brown, assistant director of the voting people's department, symbolized each of tiie special days of May. The breakfast was climaxed by an address by the Rev. E. C. Brown, pastor, who spoke on "Your Place in History," pointing out the need of finding God's will for a successful life. Table decorations of spring flowers surrounded a maypole centerpiece. Read Courier News Waul Ads. from Mississippi County killed m World Wars I and II today reached S3.450.18. Curtis J. Little, president of the Mississipp Comity Memorial Association, Inc. announced. An additional $132.50 has been reported since yesterday's leport This includes $50 from the Firs National Bank; $30 from Mr uiu Mrs. Allc-n Moody. $25 from Join C. Mcllaney and Sons. $5 eacl from Dr. '!'. H. Keith. Dr. B. F Roberts, and A. B. Reese: $2 50 tron Jack Owens; and SI each from Viola Bennett. George Sapcth, Jerry Frankum. Virgil Shaneyfcll, Ony- lor Lewis. Doris Payne, Miss Mclba Cress. Miss Anna Lois Dobs. 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