The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 21, 1953 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 21, 1953
Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 21, 1953 Death Penally ToBe Asked in Wolfe Child Case James W. Head, Wife Accused of Slaying / TKeir Step-Child ! Federal Grand Jury Expects Long Bank Shortage Probe .. v.*.^.,,,— »he death, penalty will be sought for both Mr. and Mrs. James W, Head of Des/A _fisya Prosecutor J. B. Reed; c,-,;The Heads..'are charged with murderin? 5-year-old Mary Wolfe .•their; foster daughter, and htdtnc '—T burned and bruised bodv in ,. water tank near their farm home. The child's body was discovered last month. Mrs. Head, is to be arraigned before Circuit Judge \y, J. Wag- K oner at Des Arc tomorrow. Reec indicated arraignment of Head delayed until the courl appoints a defense' attorney for him. His: wife has one. •• , Sheriff Jim Mabry of Russellvllle •said last night that Head..whose whereabouts have been kept a close secret, was held In the Pone County Jail from Jan, 11 until last Saturday. He said • the man was .moved to "somewhere in Arkan. .^Prosecutor Reed said he is try- .Jng lo locate, four oilier women Head told him he had married Reed quoted Head as saying he couldn't remember getting a- divorce from any of the women ... : Apparently Reed 'will attempt to .prove the, Heads are not legallv •jii.irrlnd and.therefore may testify against each oilier. Under Arkansas law a legally married person cannot be forced to testify against • his or her-mate. '.!i o . fficers ,have quoted'boih of the •Heads as blaming the other for the death of the little girl ; n--~~ — ; :; .. •Worhan Throws Unwanted Baby Our of Window NEW YORK Hv-vir went'io 'the icrib «nd took.the baby and threw her out the window. I Just didn't 'Want lt. H ""Police said this Is what Mrs Mai- •llyn Meltzer. 26. told them yesterday after she hurled her 3-ucek ,o:d baby girl, Phyllis Ann., out a -tnlrd-floor \Undon The baby filed *R f"w hours later * The father. Manln Meltzer a butter and egg Jobber, said his wife .,had been nervous and melancholy .since-the.birth of the child, their ;.firafc In the three'jears they hale -b",in married. jMrs Meltzer * HS " not charged ".Pifi'J.'ns psychiatric, tests ° Courier Ne»s Classified Ads •FT. SMITH tTi^The prospect of a months-long, probe faced the Federal Grand Jury here today as It resumed I'earlng witnesses In the $285,000 Bank of Dierks shortage. . '' ; :< • •'• • And the possibility of one or two Indictments this week was expressed here yesterday by o. s. District Ally, R. S. Wllsoii. The only person charged in the case so far Is Mrs. Opal Slmming- ton. 49. the former assistant cashier at the bank. She Is charged In a federal warrant with making false entries in the bank's books. Wilson said that "Federal deposit lAurance- Corporation auditors still are busy auditing each Individual account of the bank. They may not get through until May or June. I doubt whether the Grand Harold Willey Was Middle Man , WASHINGTON W-The millions who have looked at pictures of President Elsenhower taking the oath of office, or watched the event on televslion... screens, have looked straight into the face of Harold B Willey. 'Willey is the clerk of the Supreme Court. He held the^Bibles on which Elsenhower rested his hand as Chief Justice Vinson administered the presidential oath. Necessarily, he was neatly centered In most of the photographs as well as the TV de picllon of the'hlstoric event In some because of the chance of background, his -face Is rather more prominent thanjlie new President's. It Is the first, time Willey .has served as Supreme Court clerk 'at a presidential inauguration. He was appointed only last fall. J l"' ly '. Js FT* can be entirely completed before the auditing is finished.'* Wilson said about seven or eight witnesses were questioned yesterday. They did not include Mrs Slmmlngton, who talked to the jury before It recessed earlier this month. Wilson did hot know if she would be called to testify again The attorney said a similar number of witnesses will be heard today* • - .. -, :.'BLYTHEVILLE..(ARK.) COURIER NEWS STARR GAZING , Continued from Page 7 the niother-ln-law who evicted her meanest, person. If it doesn't go to polio-stilckeii daughter-in-law for Ihe first place and her equal),- mean son for second place there's something, wrong with the voting ma- Syngmon Rhee Congratulates Ike SEOUL (Ifi— South Korean President Syngman Rhee congratulated President Eisenhower today oiv his inauguration. Rhee called it "the dawn of a new' era of. international justice for.all." "Your Inauguration." Rhee said in - message, "was not only. a. day of rejoicing to the people of America, but also to the free nations of the world that are struggling agaliist international aggression." Mercury Near Zero in Korea UL (yj>) _ The weather along :he 155-mile Korean ; battkfront was ciisp and cold today with temperatures dipping to 2 .above izero along the.Centml.Fiont,- ,,. •*» ., ,Skies over North Korea'cleared after an overcast and raised the inercuiy to 44 yesterday. Process Server Finally Catches Westbrook Pegler WASHINGTON (f, - columnist Westbrook Pegler responded cheerful^ yesterday when a man greeted Tilm »s he nat in the prejs section at the presidential IriauRural ceremonies. Then his gieeler,-'special procei* server Hugh Duffy, handed the newspaperman a two-year-old summons and a copy of a complaint In a 45.100.000 «E»uH-liber-cor«mIracy suit. The suit was'.filed by columnist Drew Pearson against Pegler, Sen McCarthy .R-Wis), the Washington Times-Herald, radio commentator Fulton Lewis Jr. .and others, alleging that they trie dto drive him out of business. Reds to Cut Off Britain's Fish : LONDO.V «>>—Pood-short Britain today faced a new threat to one of its favorite items of diet—fish. The Russians say thej are going to ban British fishermen from a nine-mile belt of Soviet coastal waters in the Barents Sea area. These w'ateis are a prime haunt of plaice'and haddock, both popular fish on Britain's table. The b»n is expected to hit the British fish supply line hard. $305,000 Allowed For Prince's Trip TOKYO (/P)-The Finance Ministry today decided on i $305000 outlay for Crown Prince Akthito's sta- nionth tour of Europe and Amer- ira The crown prince, who will leave March 30, mil attend the coronation of Queen tliznbeth II in June and visit 11 countries. The sum still to be approved by the Sahinet will cover gifts for the heads of countries to be i-Isited as well as expenses. Congratulations to Ike \TOKVO (*,--—.Emperor Hirohlto today sent congratulations to President Eisenhower,on his inauguration people love if! Bui|Cbbbi| the carton >**""••=»—.v -=*^r——<**w Coca-Cola-perfect blend 'of many flavors. : - • has a flavor all its own BoWe Corton 25* ' "^S^SSSSc^^ belongs'in your refrigerator at homa. MJIHOKIU, OF THE COCA-COld COMfANV .T "'"' 1 '"" COMPANY OF BtYTHEVILUI Phis Deposit - OF PEACE-^Pop, r — smllej with pleasure as he accepts two white doves symbols of peace, presented to •'im by members of the Third Order of St. Francis, a secular jfhgious order. The pair of doves was one of many gilts .'resented to the Pontiff during an audience held for represen- - Lives of religiiJus groups bear- i wishes for peace in 1953. j Soviet Honors Woman Doctor MOSCOW fjp>—The Soviet government has gl\en one of Its highest clecoiations—the Order of Lenin —to a woman doctor It says helped expose the nine physicians previously accused of plotting to kill top Soviet leaders. . • . Alt Moscow newspapers today car- iled ah announcement of the a\\ard to Lldiya f'edoseevna Tiniashuk "for assistance ghen the go'.eui- ment .in the matter ; of exposing doctor-assassins . . . ." .Can. you remember when evening bags were used to carry your dancing shoes in, instead of a pack of clgnrcts, lipstick,^ car keys, match box, extra bobby pins, compact Kleenex, perfume, et cera. Have you noticed the buds pop- plnging out of your uutter-cups Bring a few Into the' house am they'll open up for you like maglt Can Spring be so far away? Good 'for Ike! He's showing 'em right off the bat who's boss by wearing (he black homburg Instead M the traditional tall silk hat. I Ihlnk that might have a significance behind It. He doesn't expect to liigli-hat anypne It wouldn't be a bit surprising to •>ee an auto mechanic sleeping 1111- ler (he bed. You've heard of folks getting their nights and dnys mixed up, haven't you? A friend In need Is usually out of own. Bering strait is named for Vltus Bering, a Russian explorer, who discovered It In 1128. The flesh of chickens and liir- :eys Is digested more readily than that of ducks and geese. Wheat breads digest easier If slightly stale. Of course, turns do help. In ancient Greece, there wns a law that if a man divorced his wife, he could not subsequently marry a woman younger than his On tke Social Side.. Church Women Meet .Twenty women of the Presbyterian Church met at the church Monday afternoon where they viewed a film on India. Miss Marjorle DO.VIC reviewed tne life of William Carey, who In 1793 svas the First Bnptlst missionary sent to India. The hostesses were Mrs. Lloyd Oodiey, Mrs. David Laney and Mrs H. E. Phillips. Following the business meeting cocomit pie and coffee were served. • I>ay of Prayer Set " Day of Prayer and sell denial-will be observed Monday when a morning meeting Beginning nt 10:30 a.m. will be held at the Presbyterian Church. The Rev. H. L. Roblson, pastor of the Methodist Church in Luxora will be guest speaker A luncheon will be' served at the church. ' ' discarded wife. And that my friends Is why they stuck to their mates. A young college freshman entered a book stoic and asked for an ntercstlnj book—something along he^ history line. The book, seller suggested, "The Last Days of Pom- lell." The freshman asked what he died, of, and. .the. alert book seller •eplled. "From an etupilon. I be- leve, young man." Mich Club MeeU Afrs: Ed Slilppen was hostess to the Widows Pitch Club Thursday night. The hostess Served a salad plate. Miss Ruth Massey played with the members. The dining table was centered with an arrangement of red roses Mrs. H. j. Lcvensteln was high score winner while Mrs. A P won second high. Couples KnUrtuIn " The Blythcville Country club was the scene of a gala affair Thursday night when tour couples from Osceola entertained 150 guests from Blythevllle, Osceola, Wilson, Joiner and Memphis with a dance and buffet supper. The hosts were Mr. and Afrs Ben. Butler, Sr.. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Butler, Jr., Mr .and Mrs. Arthur Rogers and Mr. and Mis. Bill'Cramer . The ballroom at the club was decorated with early spring flowers mid pastel color* of balloons. Dancing provided the evening* entertainment. . * During Intermission, wrought iron. tables transformed Into a full length banquet table were Indeii with baked ham, roasted turkey, shrimp and lobster molds. A lurge arrangement CROUPY COUGHS* « • Ju« w telj* relieved with f!5H SWALLOW >f PH. DRAKE'S Why do people.turn on the light o talk on the telephone? They us- uall) do Your Child WILL LlKI THIS NEW COUGH HELP For.coughs «nd acute bronchitis due to co!(h you can now gel Creomulsion specially prcparedforCtu'MKn in anew pink and blue package nnd be sure: (1) Your child will like It. (2) It contains only life, proven ingredients. , (3) It contains no narcotkt to disturb nature's processes (4) It will aid nature lo soothe and heat raw, tender, inflamed throat and bronchia! membranes, thus relieving tlio cough and promoting rest and sleep Ask for Creomullion for Children in the pink and blue package CREOMUI!SION FOR CHILDREN nlltwf Couilri. ««tf ' PAGE NINi of Dutch Irte, Jonquils ,nd tulip* centered the table. P«rspnal» Mr. and Mrs. R. o. Bryan Mr and Mrs, Lloyd Oodleyare vacationing In California. Mr. Bryan report* going through, the cotton growing section there were • fields producing two and a h«lf bales to th. acre, with cotton stalks ten feet Mr. and Mrs. Ed McCorkle'. »ri- nounce the birth of their first child i »on, Mrs, McCorkle Is the former Mies Kate Thomason. , Mr. and Mrs. Koath Harwarg «r« ittcnding business in St. Louis IhU week. Mrs. E. H. Burns left Thursday'for a visit with her. parents, Mr. «nd Mrs. A. R. Gibson In St. Petersburg. New officers were elected Thursday when Club 35 met at the Delti Club. They are Ted Woods, presl- om U D ' E ' Yo ™B' vice president: MI" Thomas, secretary; and Fred Smith, treasurer. Mrs. Mary Dean, who ha« been 111 at her home on Bard Street, !» much Improved. AZALEAS Well-Budded These are the finest. Well lhaped, Held from,, dwarf and hwdr . . . suitable for this cllmrnf*. /WE . ALSO HAVE PEAT MOSS! Whjr not tend a friend a nice hyacinth pot plant. The/ an McADAMS GREENHOUSE Phone «54» DsTh ft Franklta it creates a field all its owit... «iv entirely new kind of Chevrolet to Le compared only witk Higher-priced cars! THE STRIKING NEW BEL AER 4-DOOR SEDAN qu;pm«nf ond Iriat araiiobilitf vt maitriol.I new scries Heading tkrce gretit n.e\v lines for'53 CHEVROLET MOM PEOPLE BUY CHEVKOIETS THAN ANY OTHER CARI Now, in the Bel Air scries, Chevrolet creates for you » new class of American cars. Here is distinction of appearance and fineness of appointment far beyond anything in Chevrolet's Held. Here is your opportunity lo own a truly distinguished and luxurious car without paying the price premium formerly associated with such high quality.. The Bel Aif series includes four modcls-2-door and 'Optional at txlra coil: Comfiiitalicn ol Ponersli Flame" cnsii" ansltattt on "r-no-Ttn"'<mJ Btl Ai 4-door sedans, sport coupe and convertible. Twelve olhcr models are in tlie "Two-Ten" De Luxe and "One-Fifty" Special scries. All give you new high-compression power, greater gasoline mileage. A revolutionary new I'owcrglide* automatic transmission, and Power Steering,* are among the greatest advances. Come in and see all the new features that make Chevrolet for '53 entirely new through and through! tutlonOale Ira . Pa*,, , 301 We»t Walnut ULLIVAN-NELSON CHEVROLET co Phone 4S78

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