The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 24, 1949 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 24, 1949
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Promotional f xerc^s Planned For 758 in Junior High School With Mrs. Wy//e to Be Speaker Mrs. Forrestal Arrives in Washington > M today r . Stevens •aW t oday John Wesley James diaries Conley, Oliv ron. Ben Wallace • Howard Wayne ., i.ce Hodge. Qiili c , m Monroe Holla Hod- 'Charles Chnrlcs W/fe Slayer Gets Death in Electric Chair UTTLE ROCK, May 24. '«')-* former Texas convict iias Ix-en condemned to death for the fatal shooting of his ex-wife licri Ma. 4. Robert L. Smith. 42. was convicted ]„>« vestrcday of first degree murder "as charged" in the slaying of M« Sally Darner. 40. The Jury drllberatert only 35 minutes. The verdict automatically tarries the death penalty. The state charged Smith, angered because his «ormer wife s testimony caused his conviction foi big In Texas, followed hoi here amy '° ' Shc was 'shot down near a hos c was pital. at which she woikeo as a ;mHh n «a e s -nested ">« »«°« ln « ""on cross examination of stale's wltnUsex. Max Kovvell. court-ap- ° Publisher Held for Using Gun to Keep Linemen from Cutting Off His Power WEST MEMPHIS, Ark., May M. Ift— P. E. (Pete) Coughlln, co-pub- 1 ' Ift— P. . (ee oug, -- u _ nlg of f. y\\ s h Isher of a weekly 'newspaper here,] )e| l mean K.I has been charged with "drawing Another depart ground. A.A. Harrison; and Radio | Activities, W. U Tamke. Sponsor Ball In Armory It was announced that the Exhausted Roosters Club, the Jaycee "alumni" group of members past u _ nlg of f. y\\ s hoot you off that the maximum age limit of M. will " hold Its monthly meeting at the jie! I mean in i nuiu iu> juvnvmj ,..*..... nas UCTTII i»i»*B*^i «....* ~ -i Another department service man, fly-inn Thursday night a deadly weapon" to prevent service D | c ^ j^|, les ; 5a id he told Rimer I .... .- -i— from shuttlni off the power K come d 0wn . Later the pair rent his pl»nt. turned with a police escort to dls- Walter Rimer. . City Light and cmntct the llnes . Water Department employe, said Cou g),lin's attorni Coughlln threatened him with »| vhv ^^ the nublls irney. Emmetl Col- The Jaycee5 a iso are sponsoring pl| . fmen and policemen's Ball to ^ hc , d June 2 al u, e Armory to obtain Junds to aid In purchasing TUESDAY, MAY 24, 1949 •— —— ,:cw uniforms [or memtxr. of thwt city departments. During the 9™™* MKs Elolsc Barnes, who »»' "' Iccted by the aJycees to «pie-«i t Blytlievllle m "'« »'»' ual Cotl ° 11 carnival in Memphis May •-», told of her activities dnrins ^ *«" as a "Lady ol tlie Realm. New members inducted last n ght were George Green. Al c £ a Owen Harrison and Wilson H. haiuiing, VUUB»'»* v...*-. - . Ym sBia the publisher WHS out of I shotgun yesterday when he was sent towf) bul thBt a tr)a i w m sn ow to disconnect the power lines be- L ^ lnnocent- Trial date h»s not cause of an overdue electrical 01". ^^ Mt ^^ (or the newspaper- Rimer said he had climbed * man was sef. at |1,000. pole to make the adjustment when Jn ArkansaS| t he charge "draw- coughlln appeared on the scene, m deadly weapon" carries a shotgun in hand, and shouted: ' " ' ---- • < Don't Swelter This Summer "Don't you cut . . defense attorney, *" 1 ,nd shouted. minimum fine of $500 and a year's lhcm ' Imprisonment upon conviction. Coughlin and his brother, J. G. _ i , I (Jack) Coughlin, publish the West Four Arkansas Memphis_N ! ws 1 ____ ICoHegesHoW JAYCEE $ Ibraai/atfons ComlI1U£d (lom Page l BT the AsmociaUd Pr«« have been added to the list and I Four Arkansas colleges held com- another has ben expanded meneemcnt exercises yesterday. New committees are those on Oiiachita College, the Arkadelphla Scrapbooks. which are submitted as Baptist school, graduated the larg- entries In competition for state est number. 185-lncludlng three awards Riven at Arkansas Jaycee members of one family. convention, headed by Elmer R. Another Baptist school. Central I smith; Money Raising Planning College at Camp Robinson near committee, to handle club finan- Uttle Rock, graduated the smallest c i a i campaigns, headed by Co- number—13. It was Central's first Chairmen W. U Tamke and S:in- Sccrelary of Defense Louis A. Johnson (second from left) greets Mrs. graduating class since It changed ford Boone; Community *»»• T.,f.- . , i ,..,,.„,..,.,. from a girls junior college to a Ing. to promote cltywlile James V. Porrestal BS she arrives at Washington National Airport yes- co . educat , onill institution and mov- lix ,, p alld ricnn up" drlv C^ml^'w^rmcnta.* responsible when the .hylng nccurrod No direct defense testimony was ° f S,nuii heard the verdict without show of emotion. ^Ss-Sir^Mn.hee^- James V. Porrestal BS she arrives at Washington National Airport yes- co . educat , on(ll institution and mov- lix \, p alld ricnn up" drives, beaded leiday from Paris. Her son, Peter, is at left, and Brig. Gen. Rnbcrt B. er l frorrt' Conway to Camp Robinson 1 by Kemp Whlscnlumt; and Enter- Landry. Presltlential air aide, Is following her down the lamp. Forrestal. Magnolia A. and M. graduated talmnent. ami Banquet, to Vmiulln ,„ „, „,„.... _r s*,*,,*,, >., n .^ ,„ >,i. ,!„„.!, (..».,. , «.inri«.. in I 124 Arkansas A. and M. at Mon- a nnual Jayci-e Week and nst i a- llcello graduated 101. tion banquets, beaded by The Glee At Magnolia. Senator Pulbright club and Music committee, headed told the graduates that "since I I by co-Chairman Robert Lipscomb former secretary of defense, leaped to his death from a window Bethesda. Md.. Naval Hospital, where lie hud been a patient tile past seven weeks. CAP Wiiephoto.) I have been In Washlneton I have Barimrd trie chair. Farmer's Threatening Letters Bring Arrest Wi—nee E Summers. , Ark. Smith. 57. May 24. of near summers. Ark., is held for federal court action on a charge of semi- Ing threatening letters through the Man Kills Son, Then Self after WoundingWife LITTLE ROCK. May 24. W)— A resentful husband yesterdEiy shot to death his small son and himself But he failed in his effort to kil the wife otl whom he blamed his olvafion Army Worker Vho Served Doughboys •irst Doughnuts Retires IB nail. dav omn'meham, Marilyn Jean Doiigh- ertyrH« nor Day> '" d Pe8By kin.' »nn Hargett, Laura Alice Hcuiuy. A ° Jean Henson. Rebecca Ix,ulse nson, 'Ann Hlndman. Ernestine It, Thelma Maxlne Johi«on. So"1. cirllean Kenley, Alice An Len- betUr t Sanara Long, Shirley Jean Lovelace and Ethelene Loveless. ^ lourine Lucas, Selma Him. '"sheriff Bruce Crlder said ye-ster- » v a summers splnsUr reported 5 nc had received notes from a neighboring farmer asking her to m T| l ie h ''woma*" who kept the date was Paul Davis, state representative dressed i- feminine gain, pi '« wbo - concealed themselves nearby *alrt Smith was Ihe "»" who appeared. They arrested him and later had him arraigned before U. S. Commissioner Cllllon wnut. rioiirne uca, . Jane Lunsford, Betty Jo the proposal Matthews Delores May. Bonnie Nel e McCormick, Jo Alice McOuire. G«n«v» Joan McKlsson, Nancy Rosetta Mllhorn, Marjorle Ann Parrlsh, Delores Marie Penny, Elizabeth Ann Perry. Dorothy Mae Perry, Nora Ncrieue Foe. Blllie May Presnell, Patricia Jean Privett and Gale Colleen Renfro. Gwendalyn Sue Rhodes. Alberta Saddler, Wanda Jane Shanks, Shirley Kathrine Sheppard. Martha Sue Simpson, Lillian Kay Smith, Mary Lynn Smith, Freda Irene Smith, Bonnie Evelyn Stanford. Norma Jean Statum, Nancy Lou Stovall Emmadel Swearengln. Wilma Lou Thomas. Ethylce Virginia Trautman. Shirley Marie Wade. Edna Merl Wamble, Mary Sue Watklns Mable Juanita Webb, Mary Alice Wisenhaunt. Shirley Ann White HARRISON. Ark., May 24 WV- Harrlson voted today on whether to install parking meters. Use of meters was rejected at the general election in April by a small vole, A special election was called for today for a new vote on troubles, De-id were Houston A, Kwton, 49 and Robert Lee Ewton, five. Mrs. Odell Ewton. about 35. wa wounded in the shoulder. Her con riltlon was reported as not serlou at a hospital here today. The shooting occurred In Ew ton's small upstairs apartment her as Mrs. Ewton prepared to take th boy back to Pine Bluff. Avk.. wit her. Police said Ewton had agree for her to have custody >/ the chit She had filed suit for divorce her two months ago. Mrs. Ewton wasn't questioned detail. Police were uncertain wh ther Ewton deliberately killed h son or whether a shot Intended f the mother struck the boy. Ewlon used a pistol, which was still clinch- by nave nr.tu in Yvii^tn.".»".• • - land George Hubbiiid, -... been greatly impressed by the great chBmber n n wa . s expanded to in- mimber of able men who :ame from \ clu( , e lllc , atl p r field. small towns and from small schools! „ : such as this college." ' Executive Editor Harry S. Ashmore of the Arkansas Onzetlc urged and NEW YORK, May 24-01',-The Hie Arkansas A and M. graduates nlvatioii Army woman credited [to stay In Arknnsaii. making the first doughnuts The Ouachlta graduates Ith itn making tne nrsc. aougninus '"•= w^ — -.- o ----- erved to American troops in France Mrs. P. D. Sullivan, wife of a min . 1917 will retire this week. IsUr, and her so n- In-law and An officer In Ihe Salvation Army daughter, Mv. and Mrs. William mce 1008, Lt. Col. Helen Purvi- Ferguson. All received bachelor of nee was sent abroad with 11 other arts degrees. The Rev. Mi. buin- alvation Army officers in 1017. van. a 1939 graduate, cai Assigned to n small village near kansas from his present • he front, she couldn't find a stove in Brazil 'o attend he ^"duRtton or baking, so she turned out a Dr. J. R. Grant, retiring preslirtent batch of doughnuts as an expert- of the college, was graduation ment 1 speaker. ••They didn't even have time to Education Commissioner A. B cool before they were eaten," she i Bonds spoke to the nine young men mid. ' . Col. Purviance. a native of Hunt- Ington. Ind.. has been serving In this area as assistant field secretary. After a vacation, she plans to take some lighter duty with the Army. graduating class. Valuable Tree Committees Selected Other standing committees their new chairman include: Program. Jiuimie Edwards: Agriculture. Eddie Chandler: Americanism. J. W. Pattee; Aviation. Mayo Blackwood: Budget and Finance, Bill Banister: Christmas Activities. Jimmy Parks and -ImiSandcrs: Civic Affairs. James Roy National Cotton Picking Con- Ics't Jack Rawlings; Extension, nard Johnson; Fire Prevention, rence Webb: House Committee. Crowe and Carl Marshall; Building Committee. J. T. Sudbury. ••Keep Arkansas Green." Leonard oldham; Membership. Dick White; "On to State Convention,' Bobby Cullison; Public Addrc.=s System. Jack Chamblhi; Publications. Willard French; Public Health. Dr. Charles L. Craig; Re- (oo LMOR PORCH SHADES The bank of the tropical papaya Ugiolls Attairs. Billy Boone; Safety tree Is made into rope; the juice Comm jtt M . Wade Lee; SporU. furnishes medicine for countless all-I MaJ .(( f |(i isonnyt Lloyd; Veterans ments; the fruit Is eaten, either A ( fairs Hunter Kimbro; Vocational cooked or raw. or rubbed on the ] n,,iH,n<-B R .1 Homier: Youth ed hi his hand when police arrived. Police said Ewfon had written three notes blaming his wife for their domestic troubles. Novelist's Son Dies cooked or raw. or rubbed on the I aut( j B ' n ' ce B. J. Hopper: Youth , CANNES nance May 24. l/PH- '=<ce as a cosmetic; while the hcnrt , f Llrt WUc . official An oKlchO s "d today that Kla^ ; of the tree Is grated and used like reeler A s . Harrlson: Publicity. Mam" novelist son of Thomas grated coconut. __ ir( - ckor , A . A . Fredrickson; Par- j ar- : ----- — — ntarian James Roy; Bc-ants . Mann, died Saturday of an apparent overdose o[ sleeping pills. He hart been found ill at the home of his brother, Michael. Yellow fat on beef Is better so' of vitamin A than the more commonly favored while fat. is on Mary Fayc Wren, Heard Wylle and Charlrne Yarbro. Mr. Stevens said that In cas of rain the 'propram would b conducted In, the gymnasium. The list ol graduates include those schools consolidated with Bl> theville during the reorganizatio program. In the days of ancient Greece, bent or beheaded pin was suppose to have magical powers. On Your £oleman FLOOR FURNACE { You Install It Before July 31sl Do It Now! Sov« money, be ready for winter before the j rush. And get the famous Coleman that gives you Automatic Heat—Glenn Heat—Warm- Floor Heat. Sea A Demonstration Today CH AS. S. LEMONS FURNITURE WitM NEW 3-MINWTl AUTOMATIC SWN-RINSl WATER in this NEW EASY SPINDRIER • Only ihc Ntw r.ASY with two-tub wishing and rinsina iciiofl his buill-in "Clunflow" waitr (ilur thai gives the brightest, whiten washei ind mikes KASY^S famous "On* llonr \\'ashd»y" f*Mer, more efficient than ever. WATER IS FREE! Wherever you find it, water is free, Deep in a well or out of the sea. Get all you want wherever you RU,— Read the simple directions below. Put a barrel under the spout, Collect the rain the. clouds give out; But walch for wigglcr and bacillus,— Some bugs are almost sure to kill us. Mell yourself a pan of snow! (It's a crystal form of 1120) Or iiisl apply a little heat To frost or ice or hail or sleet! Dig a hole both deep and round, That's where lots of water's found. Pumps are needed, so are tanks,— You pay for them with more than thanks! Put muddy water in a kettle, Leave it for the mud to settle. Even the water in the sewer Is ninety-nine one hundredths pure! Build a dam across a creek And do it well so it won't leak. Then lay a pipe. (The cost ain't hay: Be sure to set a right of way.) \VvitiK the water from a blanket of fog! Strain the tadpoles out of a bog! Get up early and gather dew! Sprinkle a cloud with C02! With a bucket you can bring All you want from pond or spring. Two hundred trips or so a day Are really fun when you don't pay 1 Your water works adds this last line: Delivery is where we shine! We can't sell water because it's free,— \Ve sell only PRESSURE and PURITY! lamcntarian. James Roy; Bc-ants * K ™" L ' C " ar ' eS M °° re: Scientifically air condition your porch this summer with Coolmor Porch Shades. The Automatic Cord-Stop cnahlcs you to quickly and easily raise or lower the shade to the desired height that gives you just the right amount of hrecze. Wood slals in colors that re- sist sun and rain. All the popular si/.es. Let us measure your porch and give free esti- mates on cost of famous Coolmor Shades. Charles S. Lemons FURNITURE PHU£0 REFRIGERATOR U»««t*tfrinch ofcibiott »*?*<*. tifhi down to the Sonr ... oo watted *p»ce. Voa net incr*»*«<i siorift *p»ce ... I 0.7 cubic fnM wiiri ao increiic in iJJ«- Pbilco RefriiPC«[or Mt>4«* 109*. G M 1 (L ""^"—r^i IL rf IANT •inuio rei for HOME FRE i rrro-Banc t* [reeiln* »od lor men foodi. I im mp«n f -tim* (1 C 1 Of CHARLES S. 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