The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 10, 1949 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 10, 1949
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FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 1949 BLYTHETHUC (AWL) COURIER NZWB PAGE THREB lonely Hearts' Slayers on Trial CeupU it Charged With Murder of Two Wealthy Widows NEW YORK, June 10. W)—Two illeged "lonely hearts" stayers {it on trial for their lives yester- «$, after losing a last-ditch appeal to the U. S. Supreme Court for a postponement. The pair, Raymond Fernandez, 34, and plump Mrs. Martha Beck, 29, »re charged with first-degree murder in the death of Mrs. Janet r»y, Albany, N V. widow In Valley Stream, N. Y., last Jan. 4. In Washington, Justice Robert H. Jackson of the U. S. Supreme Court Wednesday denied a petSion by their attorney, Herbert E. Rosenberg, for a temporary stay In the trial. Tn Michigan, they are charged with slaying another widow, Mrs. Delphine Downing. 29, and her Infant daughter, Rainell. of Downing City. Authorities charge the three kill- Ings grew out of a scheme by Fernandez and Mrs. Beck to swindle onely women out of their savings and property during mail order romances. The prisoners, themselves, first met by an exchange of •lonely hearts" letters. Arkansas Flwced GREEN FOREST, Ark., June 10. M»j—A 34-year-ald mail order ro- meo who went on trial in New York yesterday for the slaying of a widow also Is accused of fleecing an Arkansas divorcee of her life's savings. The Arkansas, Mrs. Myrtle Young, was found In a dazed con- iion In a Springfield, Mo., bus Itlon last Aug. 18 after she had 'It her hotel here and left for Chicago *o marry her correspondence sweetheart. Mrs. Young died last Aug. 26 in the state hospital at Little Rock, aboul^iwo weeks after her quest for matrimony began. Hospital authorities said an autopsy disclosed Mrs. Young died of heart disease but that she suffered other ailments. The man Mrs. Young married after she put her savings in a joint checking account and bought him an automobile was Raymond Martinez Fernandez. He Is one of the two accused "lonely hearts" slayers charged with first degree murder In the death of a New York Widow. His companion « Mrs. Martha Beck, 29. Soon after the arrest of Fernandez and the Beck woman in Grand Rapids, Mich., last March, authorities here suggested a second autopsy be performed on the body of Mrs. Young because of the unusual circumstances surrounding her death. Mrs. Young said she had been given some pills in Chicago by a woman friend of Fernandez* who posed as a nurse. The second autopsy never conducted. CHURCH NEWS Blytheville FIKST CHURCH OF THE NAZAKENE Daniel Stafford, pastot Sunday School, 9:45 a.m Morning Worship, 11 ajn. _, Young People's Meeting 1:15 pm. Evening Worship, 7:45 p.m. Evangelistic Services, 7:30 pm i LAKE STKEUT METHODIST Ther*n McKfcseB, puter Sunday School, 9:45 ajn Preaching Service. 10:55 am W.S.C.S Monday, 2:30 pin. Wednesday, Mid-Week Serrtue* 7:30 pjn. in*. Wednaaday, choir. 7:3* p.m., aenVor CHUKCH OF CHRIST E. W. SUivall, pastor Sunday School 9:50 ajn. Worship Service 10:50 ajn. Bible Study, G-.4S p.m. Evening Service, 8 p.m 7:30 ASSEMBLY OF GOD Charles O. Neece, pastor Sunday School, 9:45 a.iu Morning Worship. 11 a.m. Evening Service. 8 p.m Prayer Meeting, Wednesday 7 p.m Christ Ambassador Services, 6:30 p.m. Children's Church, o:30 p.m. Lew Wentz, Oil Magnet and GOP Official, Dies HRST BAPTIST CHAPEL MISSION Rev. E. C. Brawn, paste* Worship Service. 9:30 ajn. Sunday School, 10:30 a.m. Training Union, 6:15 pjn. FIRST BAPTIST E. C. Brown, pastor Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship Service. 10:55 a.m Training Union, 6:15 p.m. Evening Worship Services, p.m. Wednesday Sunday School Cabl net Meeting. 6:45 p.m Prayei Service, 1:45 p.m. Officers and Teachers meeting 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, choir renearsal, 8:30 p.m. CALVABV BAPTIST 16th and Chickasawba P. H. Jernigan, pastor Sunday School, 9:45 a.m Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. Intermediate G A.'s 5:30 pjn B. T 0. 7:00 p.m Wednesday chou rehearsal Eveninp Worship, 8:00 p.m officers and teachers meeting at the same hour, 7:00 p.m Wednesday Prayer Meeting, 8:00 Friday. Men's Brotherhood TGMU ISRAEL . Dr. Alfred Vtae, mkU Friday, « p.m. Sabbath Service*. Tuesday, » p.m., meeting of B'Mal Brith Lads* and Temple Kilter- hood. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SEKVTVE8 Woman'. CfeMioue, lilt We* Ma IB "God the Preserver of Man," ii the subject of the Lesson-Sermon winch will be read in all Churches and Societies of the Church of Christ, Scientist, on Sunday. GATEWAY T I. G. Church Service, •:• a-m. Evening Worahip, 1:10 pJB. Church Service, Wednesday and Friday, 1:W p.m. MDMBD KDJB BATTUT ST. STEHEN'S EPISCOPAL Wm. J. Filahttch, rrie«t IB Chart* Trinity Sunday 9:3o a.m., Church School! 11 a.m., Morning Prayer. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.. study course, "The Prayer Book Speaks In Our Uncertain Age." Thursday, 9 a.m., Holy Communion; 1:30 p.m., choir practice. •unday School, »M ajn Momint Worship, 11:00 aJB. Sunday, 3:15 p-m., Ulsntnn Arm Sunday ^THW») and churcb it- Y bro School auditorium. Tralnlnf Onion, 1 pjn. Evening Worahip, t pm. HALF MOON ASSEMBLY OF GOD Bet. MaxtiB Keacua, pwter Sunday School, 10:00 ».m. Morning Worship, 11:00 aim. C. A Service, 7:00 pjn Evening Worahip, «:00 pjn. Wednesday prayer service. 1:10 pjn. and PONCA CITY, Okla., June 10. (IP) —Lew Wentz, Oklahoma oil millionaire and Republican national connnitteeman, died at his apart-, ment in the Arcade Hotel here at S a.m. yes'-crday. He was about 68. Wentz died following an attack of coronary thrombosis. He had been suffering from heart condition since January of this year, but had asked that the information be withheld. Wenta v.'ent to (he Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., Jan. 8. returning here hvo and a half month lafer. Doctors had believed he was improving. The colorful Republican party leader, a bachelor, was about, 68 years old. However, he had always kept his exact age a secret. Wentz's last activity was during the 1048 general election campaign. was ^two Education Posts To Be Filled Monday LITTLE ROCK, June 10. (.*F)— Three new positions' in the Arkansas Education Department are to be filled next Monday. Education commissioner A. B. Bonds, Jr., said yesterday the State 9 Arkansas Postal Clerks To Be Reimbursed Money Paid on Money Orders WASHINGTON, June 10. W) — President Truman has signed a bill to reimburse nine Arkansas post- office clerks for a total of $1.400 they made good on forged money orders in July. 1946. The money orders were stolen from the Kedron, Ark., postoffice, foreed \vith a fictitious name and cashed at Arkansas postoffices. A forged driver's license and social security card were used as identification. The Postoffice Department required the clerks to make good the losses. CHUKCH (it THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION Kcv. B. Frauds McDevilt pastor Sunday Masses, 7:30 and 10:00 a.m FIRS! ftir.THoniST Alien I). Stewart, pastor Church School, 9:45 a.m Morning Worship 11 a.m Youth Choir Rehearsal. 5:45 p.m 6:30 p.m. Junior Fellowship: In termcdiate M Y p.; Senior-Young Peoples M.Y.F Evening Service, 7:30 p.m. After church fellowship. 8:30 pjn Wednesday choll rehearsal. 7:30 p.m Bible Study. 8:30 p.m FULL GOSPEL TAKEKNACLE Lilly and Vine Vent Buwlin. pastor Sunday School. 9:15 a.m Morning Worship. 1] a.m Young People, 6:43 pm Evening Worship. 7:30 pjn. FIRST LUTHERAN 517 W. Walnut Rev. G. Miesslfr, pastor 10 a.m., Sunday School and Bible Class. 11 a.m., Preaching Service. Rural Churches BURDETTE CHURCH OF GOD R. E. Shaw, raster Sunday School, 9:45 ajn Morning Worship, 11 ajn Young People. 7:00 pjn Evening Worship. 1:00 pjn IMMANUEL BAPTIST Erlck C. HKkther. pastor Sunday School. 10 ajn Morning Worship. 11 a.m Training Union, 7 p.m Evening Service, 7:30 pjn Wednesday night prayer service 7 p.m GOSNELL BAPTIST Carl CuUeman, paster Sunday school, 10:00 ajn Morning Worship, 11:00 ajn Training Union, 7:3fl pjn Evening Worship. *:00 p'jn Thursday. 7:30 pjn. Prayer Service. HUFFMAN CHURCH O* GOD ARMOREL BAPT1S1 W. O. Auten, pxstot Sunday School, 10:00 ajn Preaching, iroo a.m Training Union, 7:00 pjn Evening Worship, 8:00 p.m Wednesday Prayer Meeting. 1:30 GOSNF.LL METHODIST Lee Anderson, pastor Clmrch School, 10:00 a.jn Wo'.ihip Service, 11:00 ajn M.Y.F Groups, 7 p.m Eve .ling Service, 7:30 p.m. Prayer Meeting. 7:30 pjn™ Wednesday. Sunday School. 9:4J ajn Morning ' Worship, 11:00 ajn. Evening Service, 1:30 pjn. Y-P-E, Saturday, 7:30 pjn. HUFFMAN BAPTIST David Mcfeake. paalv 10:00 a m . Sunday School 11:00 a.m.. Morning Service 6:00 p.m. Evening Service 6 '00 pjn. B T O Meeting rYlday. 7 p.m. choii practice an prayer meeting. FLA1 LAKE MET HOIIIS1 i>Koy Hrnrv, mlnlatei Morning Worship, every Sunday 9:30 ajn Sunday School, every 10:30 a.m PROMISED LAND MtTHOIHSl LrRiiy Hrnrv. minister Church School each Sunda 10:00 a.m Worship Services, tirst ana thi Sundays. 11:00 a.m.: second an fourth Sundays. 6:30 yjn VAKBRO MKIHOIHSl LeRoy Henry, minister Church School, each Sunda 10:00 a.m Worship Services, second fourth Sundays, 11:00 ajn.; and third Sundays, :600 p.m CLEAK LAKE BAPTIST J. E Cox. pastor Sunday School 9:45 ajn Worship Service 11:00 ajn Training Union, 7 p.m. Worship Service, 8 p.m. Mid-Weelc Service, 7:30 pjn. Wednesday Board of Education will appoint at its meeting here an additional rural school supervisor at S4.500 a year, a speech correclionist at $4,200 and a business enterprise specialist. The new posts were au- thoiized by the 1949 legislature. FIltST PRESBYTERIAN Harvey T. Klrld, minister 9:45 a.m., Sunday School. 11 a.m.. Morning Worship, Sermon, "Voice of Experience." 6:15 p.m.. young people. Wednesday, 6:45 p. m., pot luck supper; 7:30 p.m., prayer meeting; 8:15 p.m., choir rehearsal. FIRST CHRISTIAN Lester T>. Strnbhar. pastor 9:45 a.m., Sunday School. 11 a.m., Morning Worship. Sermon, "The Foolishness of Man's Decisions." 6 p:m., young people will meet at the First resbyterian Church for supper and lesson. Monday, 2:30 p.m.. Group meetings of the Woman's Council; 7 p.m Boy Scouts and official board meet- WOODLAND COKNEB BAPTIST Sunday School, 10:00 a.m. Worship Service, 11:00 am B. T. U. 7:00 pjn Evening Worship, 8:00 P-m Wednesday Prayer Service 7:00. Moraine Worship 11:00 ajn. B. T. Onion, «:JO p.m. Evening aerplce, 7:30 pm. Midweek Service, 7:30 pm. CHXIRCB OF CHRIST O. C. TBompun, )eeier Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m. Evening Service, 7:30 pjn Sunday School, «:4S a.m. Bible Study, Tuesday and Friday, :30 pjn. ST. MATTHEWS Rev. B. rrucht MeD«Ht pastor 1st, 3rd and 6th Sunday! Maw, »:00 a.m. FIRST PENTECOSTAI. Neman Kent, pastor Evening Service, 7:30 pjn. FIRST METHODIST B. J. Cepehnan, pastor Sunday School, 9:45 a.m Worship service, 11 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship, 6:1 Worship service, 7 p.m. Wednesday—Youth Clroli practice >:30 p.m.. Senior Choir! t:30 p.m CALVARY EPISCOAL Wm. J. Fltahurh, Priest in Charf Trinity Sunday. 8:30 a.m.. Morning Prayer. 9:45 a.m., Church School. Tuesday B a.m., Holy Commun Ion. Luxora Churches ASSEMBLY OF GOD J. 0. DkUnaen, part' 10:00 a.m Sunday School 11:00 am. Worship Service 6:00 pjn. O. A. Service. 7:30 p m. Saturday Service. 7:30 pjn. Wednesday Prayer Mr- fee. CHURCH OF CHRIST Oacar L. Bare, Minister Bible Study, 10 ajn. Preaching, 11 a.m., 7:30 pjn A. B. Hill, paator fin* «nd tfaM 10:<* un. Sunday School 11:00 am. Worahip Serrtem COO PJH. B. T. O. 7:00 pm. Worahip Serrtoa. 7:00 pm WediuMtj, Frajv I rice. H. L, Church School, 10 •_» Uoralnf Worship, 11 ajm. Methodlat Youth Pe llowehlm . groups, « pjn. 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