The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 6, 1949 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 6, 1949
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, WAT «, 19« BlATHUVTLLl <ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FITB Student Facing Murder Charge Litti* Rock Medical Trainee Is Held for ^ Hotel Room Killing LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 6. M' Prosecutor Edwin Dunaway saitt he would file a murder charge today R 23-year-old Little Rock medical student In the hotel room death- or an Arkansas Majwnlc leader here last November. Duriftway -said Harold Raymond Houchiiu. Jr.. had admitted striking Selh R. Reed, Clarksvjlle. will hi.i fisl.s .so hard that he broke ? botie in his right hand, but contended he didn't intend to kill him Houchins said Reod wasn't dead when he left the room. Tlie violence followed nn ai merit aftor the (u'o men engaged if homasoxual relations, Dunaway toh a specially-called news confcrenn last night which state and count, officers also attended. In addition, the prosecutor sain*, | Houchln.s admitted having "rolled" ; aeverfll persons he met in Little Rock and Memphis "beer Joints." On three occasions, the .six-foot. blonde Junior at the University of Arkansas medical .school drew B knife on his companions. The prosecutor .said many of the robberies occurred on Wednesday nigliLs, meeting nieht.s of a Naval Reserve jjtjt, of which Houchins was a ffC^ nber. Worr Navy Uniform A tip led authorities to question Houchins last week. Earlier they had sought a ".sailor from Memphis." Dunaway said Houchln.s often wore his Naval Rc.serve uniform and mrd sp'veral aliases in his noctnrnal adventures. Dnnawny said Houchin.s voluntarily agreed to undergo a lie-detector at Austin, Tex., and was taken there livst Friday, En route he swallowed 24 sleeping tablets nnd was unconscious from the time he- reached Austin until Monday, when hi.s parents arrived from Flippin. Ark. WTille nl Austin. Arkansas Stale Police Officers Alan Templet on and K. R. Peterson said, Houchins revealed to his parents that he had been Involved with Heed. Houchins was returned here yesterday. Reed, in.siirnnce man and prominent, in the Masonic Lodge-sponsored Rainbow Girl.s' activities, was found dead in Ills hotel room last, Nov. 33. His skull had been frac- 5ty Dunaway said Reed and llouch- \ns met the night before at a bus station. A diamond rhiR and a watch belonging to Reed were m IAS ing. but the prosecutor expects to recover them. Pie added that officers are in the process of recovering several articles Houchins had taken. Some were given to friends now In the armed forces. Levee Break Floods Rio Grande Valley !iic)i crops In the fertile Rio Grande nivcr valley nre do.slro.vrd ns the raln-swollvii river spills lliroiiKli a break in the levee south of Brownsville, Tex. Dittnuiic. as yet une.stimnlcd, was expected to be high. Tlie irmlii channel of llie river is -shown in tile foreKrounrt. (AP Wirephoto.) Morley Suggests Ways to Protest income Tax Hike LITTLE ROCK. May 6, <7Pi— It'.s all ri«lil with the State of Arkansas if yon want to be sure you won't pay nrorc .state incojue tnx Ihnn the courts eventually find you own — but it hopes yon won't tie up other moneys thereby. Revenue Commissioner D e ^ n Morley .siiPticstcrt yesterday that Arsons who "feel they shouldn't 1m ve to pay liie "increased" taxc."5 impo.sed by Hie 1949 Icpis-laturn re ; ;- i.stet 1 Ihcir protest in either one of two wnys: (1) Pay Ihc tax on Ihc ba.sis under which it would have been due be- fore the lee illation. If the supreme court holds the full tax Is due. you'll have to fork over the dtffp.rf nco. While Boy Learns About Speech, Australian Parents Learn U. S. B.H.S. Choral Department Gives Concert The Blytlieville High School Chorn) Department presented the spring; coiu'vii to a parked last night in the Ulythevillc Htyh School Auditorium. Last ntghl's wan lhe final performance of tho M3-mcml>f>r choir, dlruclcd by Mrs. Wilson Henry. Sections of the choir, the boys qtinrtcl Riiri girls trio und Indivld- imls will be pmwiiled hi various phases of the claslng of school activities, but no other group penraiu-c^ are scheduled, Between 2S and 30 of the members of the choir will KradunU* this yenv. Both (he boys quartet nnd I ho girls trio ivcelvcdi eiuxire.s I nlRht. The boy* rnmrlcl Is com pose c of Jack Elliott, Jimmy I/nvo, I*. 11 JcrnlgHii and U. 0- Alien. Jr., am accompanied by Jim Ijuu' 11 nd the phl.s trio \n composed n Joanne Trle.schmaini, Mnry Mur RM'cl Auten nnd Vivian Tuylor, an Hetty Nell Holland in the accom pa nisi. Mrs. K. R. lAVncRshli'e Hlul Mrs. I ; C. Alien provided violin nccom panimcnt for "We Who Love Mu .sit 1 ." presented by the Girls Oh 1 Club, und Mrs. C. M. Smiul \vius 11' accompanist for other number when students did not furnish 11 accompaniment. Jiiu l^ncnshh nnd Betty Nrll Holland we're tl \VICHITA, Kansns — UTf— "Hi!", Not a lengthy 1:011 versatioiv- but j a real achievement for the 'I-year- old Australian boy who six mouths ayo couliin'i sjjtrak—couldn't even (.'ompiclieml that the sounds pt-oplc inaite arinnni htm had meaning. And the cherry greeting young John Reid t-ives his clinic teacher in the morning Is an assurance to his parents—Mr. and Mrs. Halpli W. iJot'ki Held of Bn.sbiiDc—Uint thrh trip to America is paying dividends. Nearly six years ago John was stricken by Enceylialiti.s Lelhiiryicu. Brain drainage resulted. An ami nnd a leu were affected by paralysis When the Reids brought their family of three youngsters to Wtrlitta and the Institute nf Logopcdics Last September, John was a beluve of activity without direction or under- Slates also opened i) new world to llie 36-year-old parents nud to their other child i eu. Mrs. Reid snys: "We like It very much. It renlly isn't the country—it's the people.' "There's a point that appeals to bnth my wife and me—and that's the wonderful kindness of people ht'i e," her husband put In. "I'm still trying to answer loiters we've received—nnd gifts and candy aud cards' sent (o John from all over." The father—-former sporlswrlter find reporter for the Brisbane Dally Telegraph "clown under"—puts In its daily stint at the WlchHn En^lc. null's the job thn! backed up the Reid's application for n visn. standing. As the father puts II: _ | "Dr. Martin K. Palmer, director amounts due between the old and new formulae. Tf the supreme court holds it isn't all due, you'll get some back. Officials said they feared H enouph persons protested Die whole payment. .state funds derived from income taxes would be endangered. The -situation resulted from a suit attacking action of the legislature in removing a.s a state income tax exemption any part of the amount, paid in federal income taxes. Future Tradesmen Get Data on School Set-up Future Tradesmen of Arkansas from the Blytheville High School today inspected the office of county school supervisor, John Mayes. to study the educational set up in Mississippi County. Mr, Mayes explained cooperative education here, using the film library project, which circulates films to most schools in the county, as a basis of his explanation. He also j explained the distribution of funds j bv the state, and other problems of the educational office. Yesterday, the pupils, headed by their instructor, K. G. Lewis, visited the Mississippi county Jail iu Blytheville, and were shown the record system, system of fingerprinting, and shown the difference in felonies and misdemeanors, grand and petit larceny, by W. C. Barber. jailor and sheriff. Holland Aikcn, deputy Fourteen Horses Entered in 75th Kentucky Derby LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 6- ffl>t — Fourten hoc s es «-cre entered today for the 75th running of the Ken-, lucky Derby, premier event of thn American turf. Topping the list for the rich classic, which will have a gross value of 5119.650 it all go lo the past tomorrow t 4:30 p.m.. Central Stand Time, was Fred VV. Hooper's Olym- pin. the fnvorite. no doubt- in Trainer Ivan Parked mind that hn is, a victory would add $91.600 to the Hooper coffciv.. This would be the third richest derby in history. Assault won $ 400 in 194G. and Jet Pilot collected $92.160 a year later. The entry box hart hardly opened at 7 a.m. before Trainer Woody Stephens walked in and put Woodvale Farm's Halt into the mile and had so affected John's brain thai it could not discriminate in the constant ruin of stimuli that reached—sound, llnhl. heat and nil the things that reach us. too -but which we can ignore if we choose. John reacted tn all of them. He dm ted here and there—had no comprehension nf space. One rnom was the .same as any other. His reflexes drove him to constant movement. with no chance lo comprehend the things ntaouI him. "Today—six mouths Inter—we have n rested, relaxed child. He sleeps rest fully. He tries (o speak .simple words. He shows .speech recognition—obeys simple command i to sit still, close the window, am 0 on. He phiy.s catch, plays will 1 nys—each one chosen carefully tr iclp his development. The Institute iad to reorganize John's brain—to each other parts to lake over the vork of the par Is damaged. When ohn came to the Institute, he had ,bo»t the same ability to focus Utcntion as n Iwn-monlhs baby, iis attention now is about that of 1 yenr-oUl chilli- Their flying trip to the United WHY TAKE CHANCES? WITH BUM BRAKES v tftot«fip^ We Iirritf loffK-ctto-n of O*r Contptfif SULLIVAN-NELSON CHEVROLET CO. 301 West Walnut Phone 578 'Ear-ry' NOTICE Notice Is hereby given thai tho iiniler.slBiK'd him filed willi the ol Revenues of the Slutc of Ai'kniuuiM for permit to sell niiil illsgicusu beer ut retail on Hie im'mijiivi lU'.MTlfoi'd us 415 A-ili Stma, IJlyllirjvtlle, Aikiiims, Mis- sKsippl Comity. The iimler.slKNcd slutc.s llmt he Is ii rUly.i'ii of, of good mornl cluitiieti-r, Ihul ho hits tievcr been •mwicU'il of n felony or other crime nvolviiiK inouO turiiltwU'; that no nse to sell beer by the under 1 ned 1ms been revoked within live y«an lut put; and ttw* ti* undersigned hw never twa convicted of vloiallnf the laws of thli state, or any other state, rel»Uv» (a the sale of alcoholic liquor*. ' Application la for permit to bt Lwued for'operation beginning OB the 1st day of June 1M», uid lo expire on the 30 day of June, I960. Herman Hocken Hun Subscribed and sworn to bet or* me this 2nd day of May 1MB. Irene Wallace Notary Public My Oommi.vilon "expires: 8-J8- 1961. Obituaries . M. (ngrum. Former County Employee, Dies Funeral services for R. M. lu- um, 81. were conducted at 2 p.m. today ut tlie Na/arene Cliurcli by pastor, the Itcv. Duulcl St»f- ford. a ml burial was in Elmwood Cemetery. Mr. In^tinu died al the home of n son, Mmisie In^rum nt nil West Ash, yesterday afternoon, nftcv an illness of several weeks. He was lx>ni in CJylheviJle nnd hnci lived here nil his life. He farmed here until about lo years ago, when he rc- unly &t\ulonl lU'comuanLsts. FARM PLAN Continued from Page 1 * • • this commodity) unil the possibility of riiscmmiH'liK operation of the , lurge farm. He, however, L\voided commitment on \vhut inlyht hnppen to (he larger operators under llie projected program. • Not Seeking New Controls Mr. Bvunuan sctkf that he would not ask for nny controls thul 1mvc not ulreiuly been giveii to the secretary of HKrlniUurc nud tulded that he would work Co inuintiiSn supporl jwjcp'i nt n level sufficiently high to keep the furm Income up. When the ndmlnlstmtlon prtninun was presented to Congress recently H was offered with the Idea lluit It would give consumers H break ami In Mils connection Mr. Brannnu said yesterday: "The farm imiRrnm Is us importunt lo the people of the clt- \VR— to the dwellers In the slums mul in the penthouses—as it is to the farmer himself. They have ns much or more at stake in the American economy and ttny farm program must be for tlicir iM-'i^eflt as well as that of the farmer. The Brnnnnn program In meeting opposition from the American Fnrn Dnrenu Federntion anO recently tlie Fivc-yenr-oUl Frnnk Murray Is jtll cms ilniin^ liis visit In tho Denver, Colo., Xoo. Tht cETeel of n big «'in>ji,|)ri.'Uil WHS ub- 1 Mird liy posing Frank <iiroclly In fvont of a lon^-carcd /.oo ijihabilaiiL. SHOOT! TRAP AND SKEET Thursdays - 4 p.m. Sundays - 2 p.m. EVERYONE INVITED Shells Available at Field AIR BASE tired atul was employed as jnintor for the Court House for several years. He Is survived by four other sons, Mnivin Ing rum of Torrancc, Calif., one-quarter le.s l Tor the nation's leading three-yenr-oltls, Pifteeti m'nutc.s before tin 1 box closed at 10 a.m.. Trainer Hir.seh Jacobs cu- .ered the fourteenth candidate— Palestinian, owned jointly by Isidor Bicbcr and JncoUs. H i s tiin firj; t derby for Jacobs, Finned traiii- er of Stymie, world's prentost money-winning horse owned by hi.s wife, Mrs. Ethel D. Jacobs of New York. Mississippi County, Ark., Farm IIu rcftii through Us board of director: went on record ns opposing the pri* pram which IB said to be gaining wide support from lalx>r I ions. Client Is Secondary To Bulgarian Lawyer KOKIA — ffl'i— Consider the de[- iidnnt hi it Multt'iilan txiuif. tly Icerce of Ihc Communist-run gov- rnmcnt his defense can be only . secoMdnry inntltir it) Ills ullomry. The most provocnUvn provision In he Kt»vprnini'iit,'s Mttnt contvnl of (he prnfcisslnii Is thi 1 offlclnl di-f- nlllon of the functions uml dullcs if lUtoriU'.VK. This says: "The Inwyer's point of view t;l)Jii)yrd. In tin; jm.-it your flisi luty wns lo prott'ct your client. Now you must havo as first aim he pmli'clkm of ihe stulo and compliance with Its luws. Prnlrvt- lon of your c-llenl Is a secondary consldernllon." Hovlotlzutlon nnd collect I vl/.alton lias nlso engulfed the lr[;ul slou. The "Ijuwycrs" Cooper n live (Collective) Law "provides, for Instance, that no allorney nuiy prac- llcc unless he Is a member of an attorneys' "collective". The exception IK hi smn 11 en nun unities where there arc less limn six lawyers. Only the sccrelHty oJ Ihc collre- llve can contract with clients, tin distributes the work amoiiK Its membm. All fer-s RO Into Hie hens- ury <tf the collective. Kiu:h attnrnmy receives sums puld In for his workless a levy In cover the collective's general expenses. Sam. George, and Oscar Ingrum of ___1^ Blythcville; niuj two cluughtcrs, Mrs. Matt Crnwffird of Torrance and Mrs. mmljc'H Wilson of Nfilligtni, Tenn. Tlie Coljb Funeral Home was In charge of iirrnnycmcnU. Retired Hotel Operator Dies in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Douglas H. Dixnn of Poplar Bluff. Mo., cousin of Mrs. George Clark of Ulytheville. died nt a hospital in Poplnr Bluff yesterday following R long Illness. 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