The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 9, 1951 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 9, 1951
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PAOH THH BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.j COURIER 1HSW8 Arkansas Nen>s Briefs— Confiscated Beer Wasn't Fit To Drink, Tester Testifies MAGNOLIA—Tho reason Circuit Judge OIK Jones ordered M c.ise£ of cxmfiacatetj boer resumed to its cmncr wns Unit the ijcveriige wasn't fit to drink. Something of a furore w»s [-renter! here lost week wlicn shcri/f Claude Llnton was directed to turn tlio lieor to an agent of tho owner, LeHoy Wfire ot Hnyncsvillc. In., even thotmh H was In excess of tile possession limit [or a dry county and didn't rmve stale revenue stomps. Tills (Columbia) County is legally dry. Earlier, Judge Jones had clL.mlsKcd clmi-gos auainst Wnre, upnn his appeal from a municipal court conviction. To violate tlie law, <xpjnjiif>ri (lie Itiilxe it must lie shown nlcoliolic bovciaccs In question must bo fit for human consumption and rnu-t have been found within one year of purchase. Warn testified he bought tho beer several years ngo. stored it 1n a barn near here and had forgotten about it until the sheriff found It. A beer company tester testified the brew was useless. 8 Boys May Have Stolen Escape Auto PINE BtiOFP—A stolen automobile may have bi-en tin- getaway car eitlit. teen aged Inmates used to esi-arw from tin.' Arkansas Boys Industrial School necif litre. An automobile WHS stolen from » car sakt firm hero shortly after the escape Sunday niRlit. Police raid school nuUioritica at first thought seven boys escaped Iran the school but they discovered later lhan an eighth youth Barney Baker, j«. of Arkadelplila, Ark., also was missing. State Polio Outbreak Still Declining UTTLK noCK-Tho Arkansas iiolio outbreak continued to de- olino Irtfit week. Tho State Health Department said today nine new cases were reported. That's thn lowest weekly total sinco early 5L1 mmcr. Week before last there were 10 new cases. Total for the first 40 weeks of tho year reached W5. 2 Senators and Movie Actor Involved in Divorce Dispute MT1.'LE ROCK Oct. fl. W ,-T«o , the state , a wyer. S al<I he Bald he ate . e would ask Judge Dodge today to Grand Jury Gets 'Mystery Death' Question of Foul Ploy or Accident Handed to Group FOHREST CITY, Ark.. Oct. 0. (API — The 31. Francis County Grand Jury lias been risked to In- vesllgate circumstances surrounding the drain of an nrmy .sergeant who was found unconscious In a ditch near here over the weekend. A coroner's jury ye.strrday wa.s unable to determine whether Sgt. 1st Class Aubrey I'. Reeves had met /Dill play or whether his death was accidental. . Coroner Charles Hubbard said he W'JUlrl seek a till! Invalidation by the St. Francis County Grand Jury. Sergeant Reeves, who rrsldrd near the Monroe—Phillips County line, died nt a Helena, Art., iiMpllnl Saturday. The Phillips County coroner snld Reeves suffered a "damaged Ijraln" nnd bad been lilt or kicked in tlie hack. Appearing before the coroner's Jury here yesterday were Beeves' widow. Mrs. Joan ficcvns, Ankther f.omnn anil Reeves' brother. Sst. Mock Reeves, ,-uid an unidentified woman. 'l-he woman previously said tliey nccompanicrt the brothers to Kor- rest city Friday nli.-bt. En route, home Aubrey, who with his brother had been drinking, accused them of makiiiK fun of a fai'ial scar. The car stopped nnd the woman 'eft. returning later nnd not flnil- llf? the brothers drove the car to their borne nboul 25 miles from Ihe scene. They returned Saturday morning nnri found both brothers state, .tennlors and. western actor Tim Holt were Involved In a court Bctlon here today to straighten out a divorce granted the actor. In a copyrighted article, the Ar- kenans Gazette snld Charles John Jlott Jr., (Holt's real nanir;) obtained & divorce from AJlcc Harrison Molt of nenr San Diego, Cnllf., In a Pulnskl Chancery Court decree hnnried down last Thursdiiy. The Onacttc quoted Holt's nttor- ner, State Sen. Max Howell of Lll- ite Rock, ns saying NIC divorce woa4d be dismissed because the actor didn't comply with Arkansas' 90-da-r residency requirements. The newspaper quoted HoweU as paying that he wasn't aware of. Holt's renl Identify until he saw tho actor lor Hie first time when they appeared before Chancellor Fi-nnk Dodge. He Didn't Know Law- set aside the decree. Livestock— NATIONAL STOCKYAHDS 711 Oct. 0. M 1 )—lUSDAJ—HoKS H 000 •' barrows and B llts 50 to C5 lower than Monday; somewhat draggy especially lale; bulk 100-240 Ibs 21.00-10; moderate sprinkling 21 15250-210 Ibs 20.50-85; bulk 150-170 Ibs 19.75-21.00; 120-140 llw 182519.50: few 100-110 Ibs 1050-1750- sows 26 to .TO tower, bulk: sows under •100 Ibs 18.30-19.25; heavier kinds Cnttle 6.000, calves i.4oo- opening slow; few good nnd cf steers stenrty at 33.00-3S.5fl- "I do not think that Tim Intended to fool anybody," snld Howell "He JiMt didn't know tho law." Arkansas law requires n person be a resident of Hie state at least 90 days before filing for divorce Holt was a guest star at the Arkansas Livestock S)iow liwt week At Enid, Oida., Holt snld he had misunderstood Arkansas' divorce laws. He said ho thought ownership of property In the slnte—he bought a aero ranch from State Sen. Clyde Byrd Inst week woe sufflniciit, evidence to prove Intention of residency in tho slnte Ho snld ho thought that was ali ttxit was needed. Hnwell Given Account The Oaactte said Howell gave this account: [ "A lawyer friend of mina on the ! Btntfl payroll asked me to nautili' ! the case. 1 wasn't aware at the time who was Involved, if I had I'd have known right nwny that Mr. Holt wasn't a resident. I didn't know who lie wns until he appeared in court. "After tho hearing I talked to Tim nnd he nrrrced he wasn't ell- Bible for r,n Arkansas divorce nnri he understood (hut It was noinc to have to be dismissed " " Howcl! said Holt's wife was rep resented by Senator Byrd. n v ,-<l could not be reached fw ccnuneiu Howell who declined to idrntifv .-.- uuu lots common and medium quality replacement steers 26.50-31.00; relatively little done on cows 1 general undertone easy despite some early sales steady; utility and commercial 22,50-27.00; canncrs and cut- TUESDAY, OCTOBER », Millrlo«H- Lamer G -••-—-.,- *„.. .. tt. ft . . • _ ._ij»f •• #>_• i,^. M-jj-'jC f ' • ''• 1 :. i -' h AIRLI . FT - Co '" hil ? '"Mies in vast array await air transport to UN forces' ' in" Korea" t base .n Japan. Equipment ranging from liny cartons i,f medical sunolics to m-.«ivo is a,r!,fle<l io Korea by C-119 "Flying Boxcars" of the U. S. Air Fo,ce ! 31 Uh T r.n roup. Boxes are packed for parachuting to earth in case an emergency airdrop is r^ulred (tnconscfoim in a ditch. Sergeant Muck Reeves testified yrsterdtiy that he didn't remember anything nftcr leaving Forrest City. The broUiers \vere home on leave. Burma for centuries has been the worlds lending source of fine rubies. Thailand is known for its sapphires. Coldest Camp i matlc conditions in I camps nnd training OTTAWA (,Vf Men with service I contained suriirLses foi- lil the Canadian army base in Fort) icemen. Churchill, Man., can claim to. have trained at the coldest camp in Canada, The Canadian defense department has compiled figures on cll- 33 military area.s. They many serv- for that After-Game Party! Rnbcri Taylor Marshall Thompson Guest Movie Ticket Nites Wed. Oct. 10 8:00 P.M. Main Kxhiliil . Wnlker I'ark, Hlythevillc Admission: Adults 75c Children, 50c, tax inc. Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sim. Phone 58 Arkansans Meet Larson With Hope of Obtaining WASHINGTON, Oct. 9. lift—A group of Arknnsans huve conferred with Administrator Jess Larson of the Defence Material Procurement Agency in hopes of obtaining ft inulti million dollar aluminum plant for their state. However, plans of the Spartan Aircraft Co., to build the plant near Little Rock, while not out of the picture, are "subordinated at tiie moment," said Sen. Mc- Clcllan (D-Ark) following yester- lay's conference. * McClellan, Sen. J. W. FUlbrlght, Representatives Brooks Hays and Jim Tremble and Wayne Fletcher, head of the Arkansas Resources and Development Commission, attended the conference. j Appllcalion Considered Spartan's application to the DM PA for an allocation of aluminum production has been under consideration for some time. Earlier yesterday. Hay. 1 ; said he understood that Larson docs not favor the plan. 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