The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 9, 1947 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 9, 1947
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MONDAY, JUNK 9, 1947 Six in Arkansas Die in Tragedies Youth Kills Father For Ajleged Brutal Treatment of Mother (By Unitfi! IVtts) . i variety of Incidents Including oi^jairder, brought violent death to a^t-ast six persons in Arkansas over the week-end. Lltlle nock police are holding 13-year-old Donald D.-ivls under technical arrest following the shotgun killing of his rather, 47-ycar- olrt William Dewitl Davis. The lad reportedly told officers that "he was beating my mother and I shot him." The shooting occurred early yesterday at the uavis home near BIATHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS 13 miles west of Little Maumelle. Rock. At Blytheville, Richard Pugh, 57 year-old Holland, Mo,, fanner died a hospital of injuries suffered in when his tractor overturned urday. Roscoe Glosson of Sayre, Miss .died Saturday after being struck b ( v a truck at West Memphis where he was visiting friends. A freak accident al Dora. Ark. in Crawford CoinHv brought, dcatii to 14-year-old Harold Kuykcndall. son of Mr.' and Mrs. Obcrt Kuykendall.^The youth died en route to a hospital after being crushed by a ground roller from which lie L/. S. Drinking Habits Scored AtWCTUMeet ASBURY PARK, N. J\, June 9. (UP)—Mrs. p. Leigh Colvin, president of the National Women's ihrislian Temperance Union, said loday that the United Slates hart become In recent years "probably the heaviest drinking nation In the world." And approximately 25 per cent of the psychiatric patients In United States hospitals are alcoholics, Mrs. Colvin told the 17th annual convention of the world WCTU. Per capita expenditure for liquor in the United States was IC2.25 last year, she said, as compared with $30 in the United Kingdom, formerly the heaviest rtrink- B section of the English-speaking percentage of. alcoholics psychiatric patients, Mrs world. The among Colvin said, was reported by the U. S. Census Bureau. Figures for 1944. the most recently available showed 24.816 alcoholics among 96,830 psychiatric patients In general hospitals, she said. That was 759 more alcoholics than in the previous year, she said. Boys Questioned In Babies' Deaths Murders in Hospital In Ohio "An Inside Job" Police Contend PAGE natn -MASSILLON. O.. June 9. <UI'> — PoMce were convinced today the murder of two baby girls at Massillon City Hospital was "im inside job" and disclosed they were questioning seven boy patients housed in a room adjoining the pedli- tries ward. Capt. Clifford Davenport, heading the Investigation, said pollci had abandoned a theory that a maniac broke Into the hospital t<i kill Diana Brand, eight works old and Rosemary Morton, nine weeks old. "The. killings must have been done from the inside," lie '"We have questioned three young boys who were under tiwilmcnt In an adjoining ward Friday night when the babies were murdered and we're still talking to four other youngsters in the same ward." Officers were skeptical of tho story of one six-year-old boy patient who said ' Arkansas River "fishing" Interest At Fever Pitch As Woman Loses $1,060 LITTLE HOCK, JlliV) 0. (UP) — The old saying of "d'jUiu 1 :; clown the driiln" came true literally for Mlssi Ann Price of Nori'.i Little Rock when she dropped n;-! 1 purse Into tiie last-moving witters of the Ark- nnsa.s River. Miss Price told police (lint she was seated on a banm^liT of the Broadway Bridge 3:uu'duy nii!ht with 11. I-:. Pen-In of North Little Hock when the .sirup en her handbag broke. The bag. which she said held $1,0(50. plumped lino the mud, dy waters below. Perrin told police he would pay 5100 reward for return of (he money. Scouts Off to Camp lioy .Seoul Troop ;18 of Hlylhevl!le has li'll for a week Ions ramping lr»]> at lllo Vista, near Hardy. Ark., Si-out l-'ield Kxeculive Ili'l bet rick reported trip is yesterday. The i;iven ih,< rnniplng by fell while leveling mond. From Paris. Ark., baseball dia- \,' Sheriff Pete ' Carter reported the death of M. M.' Martin. 63-ycar-od retired fanner Of near Roscvillc. Martin was found dead near his home with what the sheriff described as a self-inflicted wound. - Jonesboro. Arthur L. WeTTs: 43-^far-old Poinsctt County far- came the sixth Arkansas person. to die by drowning during the past week. His body was recovered in the East Ploodway ditch near Hjtrrisburg Corner yesterday- He .bad been missing since noon Saturday, Earlier last week the treacherous waters of Arkansas swimming-Jiolcs claimed five victims. Miss Monnic Rayc Lewallcn. 22. of Fort smith, was drowned in Black River near Cord in Independence- County; Rosetta Aubuchon. 12, of Augusta, was drowned in a bar «it near Augusta; Alvin M. Dennis. 50. Magnolia druggest. was drowned in a lake near stamps; Russell Oodd. 15, of Hughes, was drowned in a bayou near his home; and Dr. C. W. Bennett. Fort Smith dentist, lost his life in Nimrod lake when his boat overturned. ty Bank: R. W. Aycock, et al, vs. James White. Monday, June 16—G. H. Hajdin vs. Wylie E. Grice. el al; A. D. Priest, ct al. vs. C. C. and Carolyn Coimcilc; Lucille Ttllman vs, Juau- ita Tillman; J. E. Krcch vs. J. Moore. • .- , Tuesday. June 17- -Howard G Johnson vs. Roy Duke, et al; Joe Rice vs. A. C. Huddleslon, ct al; Eldora C. Phillips vs. W. H. Jackson. , Wednesday. June 18—Harry S. Wright, ct al, vs. Ben Lamb; J^ W Lawler, ct al. vs. Henry McCain, et al; Ben Arthur white vs. Mrs. C. C. Stevens. Suits on call and which -may be heard during thi s term of court lollow: : - lAlvln Wunrtcrltch vs. W. C. Gates; S. T. Freeman, .et .al. vs. Fluty Floxvrorth; H. G. Campbell, ct al. vs. Will - Dowel); In the Master of Drainage. District _.No.. 16; L. A. Brown vs. J- C. Hauls; et al; H. B. Ingram vs. Ed B. Cook; -Walter Boles vs. William Berryrnan; she'.'- iff; Moore vs: Mdntford In- 1 gram; H. S..Werner, et al. vs. H. B. Ingram; Clarence Wilkerson vs. W. S. Edwards Jr. . he lm>k tho two babie s from their erlbs mid dropped them on the floor bcrore they were found (lying with their iir;u>: bashed in. They said the youngster under treatment for a broken arm. had told several ronflictiii!; stories and that it would have ben virtually impossible for him to have pulled the babies from their crilr; and later returned (hem with one S:-oul master l,loyd Ward Jr., and the urrnip was accompanied ;>y Cecil O;i|>t. navci'poit said, however. I thai marks on the heads of the dead infants indicalod Ihev hurt been pulled ttuoiiKh the bars of their cribs. Mayor Robert.. Keirlch ordered a 21-hour police uinird at (lie hospital after officials reported that parents with chilrlren under treatment wrrc show-Inn ".some sinus of iistnic." Nine of 15 u;il>ies In t.lie pediiilrii- ward weie disehari;erl wilhin .18 hours afler tho double-' murder wa s discovered, they snhl. Livestock. CIRCUIT COURT Vernon Bellinger; T. L. Lewis vi! Addle B. 'Hmichins; vs. HKfc*rl Turner; ST. LOUIS NATION-AI, STOCKYARDS, June 9. (UP.— '.U-SDA) Livestock: . Hogs . 14,200, sa'.-lb!-; H.MiO: market fairly active; barrow: and gilts, steady to 25c luitnr thanj Fridays average. : We:Enu: under; 160 Ihs., mostly -st«idy; rows, 25 to 50c lower. Btil!c good and choice 160 to 240 Mbs., $23.'!5 to $2425; top. »24.25; 250 io 270 ibs, J. D. McCorti:*23 to' $23.75> 270 t:) H. C. Campbill vs^ifrs. T. A. Crockett, et al; Joe W. and J. L. Gatlin vs. Raymond H. MoAnnally; Smith Brackin Jr. vs. Hale Jackson ,ct al; J. R. Deal vs. M. E. Crawford. Wcdnc.idiiy—Ellis Implement Co. vs. O. S. Rollison; 13. C. Land Co. vs. R. A. Adkins; Emma Fcezer vs. Montgomery Ward Co.; Earl Knipple vs. Highway Express Co.; T. L. and Ada Lewis vs. Raymond Wright. Thursday—Lee Wilson Co. vs. St. Louis-San Francisco Railroad Co.; Cecil Tliurman. ct al, vs. St. Louis- San Francisco Railroad Co.; Walter Turner, ct al, vs. Charley Johnson; Alvin Hardy, ct al. vs. T. H. Van Bibber, et al. Friday—J. W. Logan vs, Refiners Relay. Inc. and the Texas Co.; H. A. Ashabranner vs. W. J. Johnson; R. W. Phillips vs. Mississippi Coun- 1,700, all of cattle J21.50 to $23.25; HO $22 to $23.15; 100 $19 to $21.25; lb. sows, $18.75 to Jlfl.73; few C20; heavier weights. sUjs, mostly Cattle 1.200; calves,. supply 60 loads of steers, mostly top medium to average Approximately 25 per cent of receipts cows. what slow on stecis. A- f2w . ^oud and choice loitts steady to $26; the -att^r price on weight yearling choice heifers ings,$23. to $25 HOLINESS CONVENTION Hear t ))R. W. M. T!I)\YKU, Ciuitl;muuir;i, 'I't'iin. > .him: <)lli lli|-oiu;li 1 Ifh 10 ;l - '«• 8 p. in. FIRST CIIUKCH OF THK NAZAKKNR Cantor First & Sycamore Blythevillo is fortunate to liuvc Dr. Tidwell. He is one of the most; aonflil-aftcr speaker.'! in Lhe coutury today. EVERYONE INVITED medium Shipper cows .steady, bu!, canncr and cul.'.c'; active and stroni grades somu«;i.\t demand hjlii ; n' Here's Hoiv 'ADVERTISING by s&lmg more goods to more people MAKES YOUR JOB MORE SECURE KJO matter what your job today, it depends on "good • ' business." And someone has said that in the American business system, notliing can be accomplished until "something is sold." Yon know the truth of this. Falling sales mean pay cuts, layoffs, fear. Increased sales mean better pay, promotions, more security in every job for every man- Advertising in the low-cofl, efficient ri-n.y Io sell goods. Advertising is the spark plug of business. So advertising, by selling goods, makes your job, j-our home, your income more secure! Other Ways Advertising Helps You: t. Brings you.better gooHs for leu money. 2. Makes shopping m«f» plensant and easier. 3. Has given vt tti« yf*Hd'i higheit standard «f living. ^ BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS at DREIFUS' WHILE LIMITED STOCKS UST Open An Accognf No Interest—No Carrying Charge JUNE WHITE GOODS EVENT PENCO SHEETS Longer Wear Snowy white PENCOS that add years of wear to your linen supplies. Strong, sturdy sheets that can take it yet they arc soft and delightful to sleep between. 145 thread count. 63x108 $2.49 81x99 $2.69 90x108 $2.98 CHENILE SPREADS ; " -'" • • ',-' - • ^ Glorious; fluffy spreads in nn -array of colors and pal-*; tcnis. Abo hobnails with fringe border. Fti'l bed f size • $4.98 Quilted Mattress Pads Thick, heavy parts thivt, add years' of life to your ninllrcKS. Cotton lining. I) I cached MUM] in cover. Double Bed sixc. A value for only. 3.98 ea. Mattress Covers A must for your innerspring mattress. Sturdy, washable muslin. Non- breakable but.lona. -Keep!! out dirt and dust. Prevents fading-.' 3.29 ea. Brown Domestic Good (jtiality muslin that we arc fortimat; to have for thi.s event,. <IO'' wide. Jdcfll ior shouts, pillow cases nnd • many oilier uses. 23c yd. Full, Frothy, I'>minine, PRISCILLAS These curtains add ;i crispness to your room that makes it look and 1'eel much cooler. Full size. , 3.98 pr. TOWEL ENSEMBLES i . - • -Large, thirsty, check design Terry Towels with rbpe border. Colorful, crisp additions to any bath. 79cea. Matching Face Towel .'. . . ; . ; . 49c Matching Wash Cloth ........:.: . 19 e FLOUR SQUARES Full size, opened to make you the finest, softest dish towel you have ever used. Washed and bleached. Slightly irregular. 19cea Terry Face Towels A good size serviceable absorbent terry cloth towel, white with color stripe border. Easy and inexpensive to launder. While present quantity lasts. 25c TERRY TOWELS Extra large, absorbent, heavy white Terry Towels with colored stripe borders. Size 22"x44." 79c ea. Huck Towels Ideal for officv, home or shop. lC"x.'!0". 34c ea. Guest Towels Attractively boxed plain color with embroidery 01 novelty prints. 77c box Wash Goths Solid color with colored border or white with colored border. 17c Dish Towels Colorful stripe towels thnl make, dishes sparkle. 17x31 33c Luncheon . Cloths ! Solid .Rrpy,.,rose,' r'ceir and; -'-'maize. :' -Size! >'i"x54". V..FiUt.'- .washable, iolors. A' bargain • jy'ou • yould expect to'i'ihd only '. it 'I'cnncy'a.;-. : • • : Printed '• Towel ing Faijcy printed, toweling: hat is;idea! for cup towels: Split it. and make-kitchen curtains.' 30 : inches wide. Past colors. , ' 49cyd. White Outing Our Best! Honor. Brand' outing is exclusive with Penney's and it is 'our best. A snowy white 'nappy fabric that can't be beaten. 3u" wide. 39cyd. You'll Save Dollars on WHITE SHIRTS Cool, sheer Towncrafts that won't let you be hot and uncomfortable. Get them now. They won't last long. $1.50ea:

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