The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 28, 1947 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 28, 1947
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PAGE TOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) V COURIER NEWS Seven Men Admit :ting Negro WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 19.17 Suspect Identified jBy Victim Confesses •Implicates Six- Others JACKSON, N. C-, May 28. (UP) —The FBI was credlled today with obtaining a confession identifying sevan white men as members of a mott that kidnaped Godwin Bush, hus^y Ncgro-snwmill worker from his .prison cell for hours nfter he wasi Imprisoned for an attempted assa'ult on a white woman. The Negro's story of his successful ^break for freedom outside the ja.U^lcd to the arrest of one while man who subsequently implicated six others In last week's prc-d»wn abduction, The white men posted bond of $2,500 each fixed last night W Justice of the P*ace J. H. Boone; The names of the men were not officially released. But the United Press, from an ' unimpeachable coiircP identified them as: Robert Vann, plckld plant cm- ployic. Rwsell N. Bryant. filling i*allon operator. Lfnwood and Gilbert P. Bryanl, brt)(hers, who arc carpenters. Cien W. Collier, barber. Joe u Cunningham, theater em- piovb. W, C. Cooix-r, hoi dos stand op- pcrator. His stand Is some SO feet fro'jn the vnrrliouse where ?,'i yen old ) Mrs Margaret Allen Bryanl said, that a Negro "niLidc a grub" for her. The FBI in Washington said that thrXconfession was turned over In Solicitor Eiuest R. Tyler because no violation of federal statutes wnb , inyojved. Tyler immcdinlely .swore out jyrarRinis for Iho men nnd directed Sheriff ,1. C. Slcphcnson to;«Sake the arrests. , t Accused Men Surrender Police chief Frank Oullnnd of Rifch Square said that he was nnl . fofc'eri to seek o\it the men. They '' canve to him, he said, in response to- telephone calls. ^Tany lownspcople openly rcscnt- cet what they.considered the FBI's "Intrusion" in the case. Prior to the! FBI announcement local and sth£e officers had reported "no. progress" despite orders from Gov. Gregg Cherry for an all-out effort to. Ijrack down the mobsters. Bush voluntarily surrendered to federal agents on assurances that he would be protected. For 48 hoi;rs lie jiad hlrt in dense woods. Bush's story of his break for freedom out- sid^ the Jail rtoors with n bullet whining over his head In the dark has'not been'released. 'li'lcr disclosed that Bush In his stpey had identified one member of j the mob, • who in turn broke dpi^n and imnliCiUCd t the others - 'A' preliminary hearing for the irieji has not been set. Tyler. Sle- phe'nson and local police Unity re- fiisfd to divulge (he Id-ittlcs of the white men last niglil although Stephinson admitted that the nr- re,sfs were a •matter of public record. l"But I dmi't care," the sheriff sriii.- 'Those finmes arc not Boing lo he given out'tonight." iS^tephensoi! tvaded newsmen mill' thd arrests were made and bond porfed. iThe Wilmington (N. C.) Post quoted Outland us saying "they cpi^d raise $5.000,000 bond if they needed it—they're some of oi^r people." Gives Away His Daughter After Judge Leonard C. Reid ol Chicago granled Mr. and Mr:;. nullify Stone, right, permission to tulopi Piilricla Hi-merle, Iwo, Palrlcla's fnllicr, William, hands Hit- child to Mrs. Stone. Patricia's mollicr has re-married and llemmerle, who iissciileil to the adoplicn, is unable to care for the yoimgs'ur. (NEA .Tclepholo.) Growth of Australian Industries Reported MELBOURNE, Australia (UP) — Peacetime Industrial development lii Australia has been sharply expanded as a direct result or the. war effort. Australian and foreign companies already have leased 74 government war plants for conversion iiuo manufacturing plants. Ample skilled ialwr Is available and many women who worked in war factories arc now taking jobs in tlw He*- Industries. Some American firms already State to Delay Before Sale of Illegal Whiskey LITTLE HOCK, Alk., May Hfl. (UP) — The Etnte Revenue Department will wall nl least 15 days j |.|g|,i ^ ( lispo:;e of the liiiuor. but before disposli.g of :il(i cases of whiskey it conli.scal^d in illegal passage across Arkansas last No- vcnbcr. The Arl:ansas .SiLpn'mr; C(V'rt Monday upheld tlur department's Revenue Commissioner Othp A. Cook wild he must wail 15 ditfcs to allow the previous owners to request n ne.v trial. After that, tii c wins- qiior key will be offered for sale to the wholesale trade on an auction : I - Strike Forces Two Brothers to Dig Grave for Mother j CLEVELAND, May 23. (UP) — j A Lowell, Ma.'is., clergyman r.i>d his brother today dug n grave to bury their mother rather than postpone the burial because of a grave-dlg- Rm strike at Lake View Cemetery here. 'ilie brolhera — The Rev. Laurence Hbckljurn, rector of St. An/ o's K|;Isi;o|;;il Church, Lowell,* and Wallace M. lilnckbnrn. Dearborn, Mich., were expected to be joined l.ircr today by -, ihird brother, then all bodies scheduled for burial Harold, of FnrniniBliimi, Mass. [in th c cemetery have tee i Vc I In The mother, Mrs. ora E. Black- vaulls ' burn, 12, died Sunday in Lowell, | The sons were not aware of the i;i live-digger's walkout when they arranged to bury her beside her husband, who died in 1920. They dug the grave rather than leave thc •body iinburricd in one of the cemetery vaulls. . The strikers warned them not ID try to dig the grave, Rev. Blackburn said, but a carload of them drove by while they were digging find they were not molested. The walkout started five weeks ai;o after the grave-diggers demanded wage increases and since arc operating factories 'In Australia and more arc listed to start. The Australian government's pro- grain calls for leasing ot 1300,000,000 worth oj factories for recon- version into Industrial plant*. Kcrr, both of Melropolls, III.; James Scabaugh and Mrs. Clara Clark, both of Bcilrand. Mo.: Hsrold f'crmentcr of Luxorn ;inti Miss Sara Rebecca Wuri'inu'on of Blythcville; Claude MntliLs of Leachville and Miss i'c^'sy -Nfll of Monetle; Oliver E. I,ovel:'/ly . and Miss Mary Elizabeth. Wiiddfll, Marriage licenses Issued durh"?'both of ulythevllJc. flee "of the <la c S ouii l ly "courT^clrrkl R °l r F - Elain Jl '- G 1 ' 1 '-' 0 "- Mo were to the following coupler: »" a Miss Dorothy Mae James "f Jack E. Nelson and Mrs Kll/abclli f lg , B ° U: 'f"T S Pl \''''u" T', , " Stewart, both of St. Louis; Clnilcs' LaVerne Metier, both of ]jlyi:.<.- n ,.,..„!_._ _.. . — . '. „_ ..,,' vlltiv Clarence I^eon Mt'lv.'n of Marriage License* R. Wigton and Miss Jennie Boyd Lunsford, Ixith of Uixor.1; E. C. Newcomh of Blythcville and Miss Virginia Christie of Mantlv, Robert Tracy Johnson iui'1 Miss June Marie Morris, both ofMaiiiin. Mannin Joyner and Miss Jur.c •ille: Blytlicvlllc and Miss Jtide M:;o Peters of Tomato; Odoll Bi>K(jr and Miss Betty Cameron, boti' Armorel; Hugh and Miss Frances M. Philips, ' of Milan, Tenn. sis. Cook IVUl. •n is was coni'iscntcd, thc 11- wns cstiuiiUc(f to be worth •SIXOOn. Cook suiil. However, Ihat Ihc wholesale price of liquor has i dcvlined m (lie few months. KIRBY DRUG STORES - ^'' •; • ' -••'•i^V* r^'-'- MAIN AT SECOND — BROADwirVpplVlSION BLYTHEVILLE ARKANSAS Attendance Awards Givei 34 Lions Club Members i A^endnncc Amarrts.12 Perfect Rttcndnncc Ijiiltons xvcro prdsenled 34 members of Ihc Lions Clijb at llieir weekly nieeluig ycs- lpr<lay noon at the Hole! Noble The awards were given for atlcn- rtance records or 32 consecutive w'ejks. ' Guests were Paul Knowles of SI Louis, Mo, O. R. Trenton of Cn rujhcrsville, Mo., and Bob Me Grjiw. Read Conner Hews wane Ads. Coming to the Ritz Llmltcil S1.50AMPHOJEL - - - $1.24 75c BOAH'S KIDNEY PILLS - 59? $1.15 SWAMP ROOT - - - m HARLEM OIL CAPS ££,29* it's New TABU Lip Stick, —Pctfumo Lipstick on one end, perfume on the other end. $2.50 SJ25 ABSORBINE EPSOM SALT W. A. BRAND HEAVY. MINERAL OIL S.M.A. ;B^st Years of ; Our Lives 1 ! wilh ^ Frederic March Myrna Loy » 3 Shows Daily 2 p. m.; 5 p. m. 3 y. m. Admission to 6: 00 V. M I 'Adults . ' 75c Children 50c 1 After 6:00 p.m. '^Adults $1.20 [Children SOc Tax Inclmdcd Thursday i Friday And Dillirt FORMULA to SHAMPOO ss Frcl/ng logy... li'iljtu? Need a Laxative? Tiny Coated Thuicla laxaltvo polloti fjivo spcsdy, gonlto ic\icl THURETS r-nr Datlle tbo . Qa /> 'J Plastic t 3 Shoo Trees ( SI.00 u COUPON 1 POWDER I PUFFS • vuoim. IF VI!M • Home Permanenis Amazingly Easier with new round Plastic Curlers HOME PERMANENT the Cremo Cold Wore TON! I i • Big moncy-sivcr. « (Limil 2) • ff*v • '.' .' ' • — •* »— - •— • Refill, $4.00 No Curlers \ DELUXE KIT ,?»VOO with Plastic Curlets j^ REGULAR KIT $4.25 Fiber Curlers } All Prices Plus Tax • evcrywnorc retura 1 Vlurinacists fornccur- ^iciy [illcd prescriptions. They know tint here, we compound every Prescription with rare .mil .u-curacy using . fresh lull strength drugs in complete accordance with their doctors Instructions. DEPENDABLE PRESCRIPTION SERVICE — ff •— , I, OUTING NEEDS PLASTIC GOLF TEES Outing Jugs Keep food or Beverage Cold or hot. $4.00 up Bright t Co/on 4 MERCUROCHROME Gbss Applicator Amity : LEATHER BILLFOLD Many OOC Styltt ** Parker CIGARETTE LIGHTER Lights in OQc (U w{nJ O\l Cenlaur Qualil/ PINOCHLE or BRIDGE DECK Economy JIOC card,. D^fc.HA SMART SUN GLASSES Protect Fycil SCIENTIFIC AZURINES 7/ity >J,ut CQ cut slirc Dw Combdl Gf^rcf WEAR FIHE POLAROIDS Mfn'i or 4 59 women's . I ENSEMBLF. G06GLES P,,W 4Qc l!;ult. I V ffiffi-; v ,p[l ; , ; Sic Twin Pack 2 ORA-TON Tooth Brashes Onr tor morn, CQc one lor m'gM W V 1 Cool-Ray < Sun Glasses $2.69 to $7.50 11 TARTAN 5UNTAN without Burning 59c Botffe 100 HiNKLE TABLETS 19c •Tuslritt CLEANING FLUID Jo oz. size 29 C on HAND CREAM 9 oz. Jar 79 ( wmam 50c Sire MENNEN SKIN BRACER 43' FLASH LIGHTS - - - 91k LARVEX - - - - pinl79e EXTENSION CORDS - 9 ft. 69* LUNCH BOX SiT 2.39 TURK-NIT WASH CLOTH -190 MATTRESSES! ANOTHER SMASHING SAMPLE SAL We are now moving ihc v.,\n- plc mattresses and box springs which have bcc-n on our iloor us models. They are not damaged, but only slightly r.hop- worn. Here is your grout opportunity for real savings. r DON'T MISS THESE GREAT RAROi U JH Im \ff iMI 220 coil Inticrspriiiff Aldtlrcsscs with licavy striped tiekinjr. Fits full six.e bed. Regularly priced at §39.95. With each niiit- Ircss piu-chascil you will receive FKEE a regular §39.95 box spring. Both units yours for only I Another .sample group! Sleeping Beauty Mattress' with 240 inner sprint' coils. Only four sets. BOX SPRINGS WILL BE G1VUN FREE WITH EACH MATTRESS. Full size. Save We have a few $<!9.9r> American mattresses that are ple.s from the floor, eial sample price all felt IJciiuty sam- Spe- 24.90 SAVE 1/2 If you need a box spring Lo match in American Beauty proilucts, wo have it. $-19.95 value, price 24.90 SAVE 1/2 Only H!X Admiral Felt Mattresses and Box Springs. Buy tlie $39.50 mattress The Box Spring is Free —Save 39.50 7 Sample Spring Air Box Spring $39.50 value . . . now Save 19.55 7 Mattress and Box Spring Was ?96 . . . now .. Save 18.00 7 Scaly Mattress, slightly soiled Was $39.50 . . . now Save 19.55 7 Sox Spring, sold for $39.50 Soiled . . . now Save 2.1.55 1995 '48.00 19.95 14.95 SALE BEGINS THURS., MAY 29, 8 a.m. No Refunds - - No Returns - - No Exchang%s We Deliver Hubbard Furniture Co.

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