The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 7, 1946 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 7, 1946
Page 8
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PAGE EIGHT BIATHEVILI/E (AUK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JUNK 7, 1040 Juvenile Crime Wave Probed Pulatki Jurors Seek Causes and Cure ', for Lawlessness LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 7. (UP)—Six committees of the Pu- lasltl county Brand Jury today bc- tan a. thorough Investigation of recent waves of juvenile delinquency h«re. The committees were appointed yesterday by Walter C. Guy, foreman. The groups were Instructed to report back to the Jury at Its next regular meeting, June 15, after which time the jury planned to prepare an over-all report on the juvenile situation. Called together by Circuit JmH'.c Lawrence C. Aiiten to investigate tbc recent sacking of the Oakhnrsl School here, the puncturing of tires on some 50 automobiles, and other incidents of juvenile crime, the jury committees planned to study night clubs, courts, hotels, fraternities, parental responsibility and measures being taken by other cities to cmbi juvenile crime. In his Instructions to the Jury, Judge Auten gave particular attention to an Arkansas law fixing parents with the responsibility for children who wander the streets at night, write obscene words In public places and commit depredations on public or private property. This Sergeant Is Better Off Than a Captain What with one tliinK imd nnothcr, Including the wife and seven children he's pictured with nbovo, M/Sgl. Marion O. Grew, of Cehnubus, Ohio, draws more money from Uio Army us a sergeant Ulan as n captain. Me recently ro-cnlistcd nnd was assigned to recruiting duly at Columbus. His monthly income: base pay, S13S; $«,!)() for over three years' previous Army service; S178 allotment for family; and $105 for quarters and rations. Tolal: $-127.00, or $85 more than he received ns captain. Blvc clues to llie .ipper atmosphere appear at a height above the level 'Shooting Stars' Give Data on Stratosphere SOHENECTADY, N. Y. (U.P.) — Harvard University astronomers have discovei-cd from observations of falling meteors or "shootinc stars" that the temperature of the air 38 miles up is hot enough to boil water. Dr. FYcd L. Whipple, Cambridge Mass., associate astronomy professor at Harvard, said that melcor.s nature of the because they some 40 miles reached In the nost successful nsccnls of small free ballo:ms. lie cxpSnUml that, Iwo cameras are located 25 miles apart, and aimed so that a meteor shot .simultaneously by both cameras. Whlpplc reported that a rotating shutter on each camera cut.s photographic (rails in small .segments and enables observers to measure I lie velocity and direction of the meteor as It enters the earth's atmosphere. Having ascertained (lie heights and direction of a trail in .space, the velocity can be determined by measuring the separation of the breaks made l>j tl« camera shutters, a Uvcnthictl of a second apart. Then it is possible, the astronomer stated, to mensure directly the rate the I, faulty Autos Literally Clog The Highways LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 7. lUPl— The State Police Department todtiy Indicated they would foefihi ii concerted drive to clear state highways of vehicles with faulty brakes find otncr defects. In a report released yesterday by Ciipt. F'liink MuGlbnony of the state police, it was shown that over !)0 prr cent of the cars checked uy Li',Ue Hock police In cooperation with Die state organisation hud at lea-it one obvious defect. I Since the middle of May, Mc- iltjbony said, more than 2,590 iiuto-i ^'i'l'e checked. Results were that 2,: M'£ of that total were defective. Cars without stoplights headed lie list, 1,281. Vehicles without, tiiil iuhts were in second plaee, and McCilbbony said that some 550 anus hail only one headlight. J)ad brakes Recounted for (575 of lie total. Hliitc police officials said here luit Hie -systematic check-up would continue inilll July 1. us part of a iintlon-wldc drive to reduce the t.rat- llc loll all- over the country. To date, 169 persons have died on Arkansas highways since the first of 1940, as compared to 90 deaths for the same period last year. nice of the air. The denser the fore four court.s while a district ilr, the more rapidly ft meteor U'attorney asked thai they he sen- slowed down. |lenc:cd to death, and waited Temperature is calculated the density of the atmosphere. Two Defendants Freed After Five Years of Trials and Tribulations MEMPHIS. Twin., June t. <UI>) A tool box nml fried chicken wove first concerns looay for a while man and a Negro who picked ii|> life where (hey left it five years »RO when charged with murder hi the death of Mrs. Zclma Idix Ashcraft, E. E. Ashcraft and John Waic, Negro, were freed yesterday when a criminal court Jury found then not, guilty In the slaying of Ash- crafl's wife. They had .spr-nl a week less lhan fenced to death, and waited out from!three successful appeals to state id federal .supreme courts. A U. S. Supreme Court ruling vliich dismissed a confession charg- •d to Aslicraft was credited by i luror '.\lib dclermlnlng the coura if the loiirlh ami fliml trial. The U. S. Supreme Court ruled that the confession was obtained under du and was not admissible as evidence. Golfer Mike Turesa Leads at Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA, June 7. (UP) — Mike Turesa of White Plains, N. Y,, best rememl>ere<j for i;ivins J3yron Nelson the score of his life when he had him two down and four to BO before losing In the P.G.A. last year, lopped go)((loin's btfj money lx>ys today. Mike yesterday fired a bla/lne 65 five miller par—in the first round of the 72-hol c Philadelphia Inquired $15,000 Invitation tournament at suburban Manoa's Llan- crc|) Country club course. And because of that feat, he is looking over his shoulder at such golfers as lien llogan, Sammy Sncad, Lawson Little, lioh Hamilton and others. Mental Tests Ordered For Arkansas Bad-Man i LITTLE HOCK, All:., Julio 7. (UP)—Jack Howard, Arkansas bad- man of the 1'J^O's. was held hero today fur mental examination on order of Federal Judge Thomas C'. Trimble. Howard, now graying and clnnf. appeared In court yesterday with nine other federal prisoners. The outlaw j;ot his reputation about 20 years ago, when he :;hot and killed Tom Slaughter, an Arkansas dcaih-cell inmate who was Howard's companion In a prison- break. Howard was picked up by the Flit earlier this year on cnarues of breaking into a box car in tho North Little Rock railroad yards. Don't Walk the Floor Ifliaby Cries All Night When HtiiiKiriH diaper rash make.-) twihy frrjtful, HjmnUo en Mc*\=i;ui:t, th<; mecli- c:itoi] (jowilcr. ]<);tsn Imrn uiul Hiii:iiL of minor skin irrilutinn; Koolho Jti-h uf simple rualu^. Ilolji Laliy «n<l you wt i\i\ »lci-p. F;umty favmilo for ovt-r '10 years. Costs* link*. Ask for Mcxfiaua. IOOMTHISIMCE ' MR of MMOUNE Petrofeun Jetly minor burns—tuita, tmiifr- clinics, nbrwions. uml iiirriliilimiB. AiiUliriiling. AND ONLY 1C* J FUK 8ALE , CONCRETE STOKM SEWER t ALL BIZEB Ch«per Than Bride* Luntar OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. Pbone C9I Otccola, Art Read Courier News Want Ads. 'MAKE IT A MILLION!' ENLIST IN A GRADE WITH YOUR ARMY MOS Read Courier newi Want Ada mclcor Is .-lowed down by resist- five years in prisons, appeared he- CORRECTION In the Hays Store ail that appeared in Thursday's paper, Flour was list- ed at 2f> Ibs. for $1:15. This shoulil have reml i!5 Ibs. for Sl.3f>.! « GOOD JOB FOR YOU U. S. Army CHOOSE THIS FIHE PROFESSION NOW! Room JiOS, Federal Bltlg. Joncsboro, Ark. Army v*t*ran* wha h»ld certain Military Occupational Sp*cialUe« may re«nlUt in a grade commenau- rolB wrth their BkiU and experience, prorided they were honorably discharged on or alter May 12, 1945— —and prOTided they reenliit beiore July I, 1946. O»er three-quarters oi a million men hare Joined the new Regular Army already. MAKE IT A MILUONi Full facH are at any Army Camp, Poet, or Heciuiting Station* FOR SALE Fi-csli Itlvcr Catfish. Special prices to C'iifes ami frie.s, C/afu and large ortlcrs delivered. MACK'S FISH MARKET rhotic G73 iiceo!a, Ark. New Theater! Manila's Finest Shows KVKIIY NK1IIT Matmee Saturday & Sunday Bus Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m. Saf.-Suii. 1 p.m. Cont. Showing | "Comfortably Cool" We Are Proud To Announce Thut Mrs. Thelma Parks !i;is joined our staff and will welcome vcm at CALDWELL 1JKAUTY SHOP First National Hank lildj;. Phone 2592 Friday 'Home on the Range" , (TrcHnii-oIor) Kcpuldic 1'klurr Saturday "EL PASO KID" with Hunsct Carson Admission Me unit ollc I SATUKDAY OWI- SHOW "HOUSE OF HORROR" with Bill Cnodwiii & Virginia Grey PLUS COMKIIY Admission He ami 3On I Sunday and Monday "ENCHANTED FOREST' IN TECHNICOLOR with !-:dmnlicl I.oive A Uremia Jtiyce NEWS AND COMEDY RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Box office opens at 7:00; Flctiuy starts at 7:15. Friday "BLITHE SPIRIT" (In Hliislim;: Technicolor) with lic\ Harrison, Constance Cumniiii^s, Kay Hammond Saturday "DESERT PHANTOM" with Johnnie Mack Ilrown l s opcyc Comedy and -Uh Chapter of ' "HAUNTED IIAKBOK" KKO NEWS & SHOUT Open 7; Starts 7:30 ji.m. Allt CONDITIONED Sunday and Monday The Clnnsniirn. Cifi srJ wnsistinf! of sinning lotiur,, wtognc tmtl itilc. The price is $3 [iliis excise Itix. THE NOVEL THAT "COULDN'T" BE FILMED...NOW A DARING, DIFFERENT, FINE NEW FEATHERS FOR THE BIG CHIEF SEAFORTH TOILETRIES The Big Chief goes for this swirll line of Scaforilt toiletries. His supply has probably run low ami lie needs refills or a complete new set. Masculine-scented (with a Joint Scottish odor) shaving cream, lotion, talc, cologne, liatul-soap, hair dressing" 1 > and deodorant arc nil/me new feathers that make him a well-groomed guy. SCREEN EXPERIENCE! tl One of the greatest jiicturcs I have ever seen," ' MEAD'S he lost Friday and Saturday 'Marshall of V Reno' with "Wilil Bill" KlHoll us Red Kyilor anil Hobby Itlakc and Ann Fleming, srial: "Jungle Kinder" and Shorts I SATURDAY OWI, SHOW Sturls J0:-15 p.m. The Phantom Speaks' •ilh Uicliarcl Arlcii, Stanley ami Ilolicrls Also Snorts Sunday and Monday Continuous Show Sunday Salty O'Rourke 1 with Alan Latlct A Gail llnsscll Faraniount News and Shorts CHICK THEATRE "Where Happiness Corfl So Little" Week I>ays: St:irts :it 7:30 p. m. THE ESTABLISHMENT THAT PROVIDES ALL YOUR'APPAREL NEEDS FOR BUSINESS-TRAVEL-RECREATION - ADVENTURE' Friday and Saturday DOUBLE FEATURE "ARIZONA LEGION" with Gcnrgc O'Brien "U-BOAT PRISONER" with lirurc Bcmicll &• John Ahlroft | Serial: "Haiders of Ghost City" No. 9; Also Comedy \ ^""I'liillip Terry Doris Dowllng Frank Fajlon T^K- N VroJnrnl 1} CI.<uU-s tliAtkcU tiff* & \ l>irrrlrrl by Hilly WiMtr '?- '.*;,' rn>l»ll.t.V.-<ll. 1 rCI.»rlr ( J,a.o. News * Selected Short Subject SATUKi>AY OWI. SHOW At 11:30 'SON OF DRACULA" wilh Itoliprl raise & Kvrtyn Anknrs I Hnrial: "liauntctl Harbor" No. II. ] Also Comedy Sunday and Monday "THE PRINCESS AND THE PIRATE" with Boh Hope & Virginia Mayo Also News & Cartoon Saturday Owl Show at 11:30 P.M.

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