The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 10, 1947 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 10, 1947
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_TUESDAY, JUNE ip, 1947 Brothers Admit Killing Farmer Victim's Wife Injured As Result of Row Over Rental o f Land FAYKrrEVILLE. Ark., June 10 (UP) —fwo youthful hill-countiy brothers HID to be charged with linHitogree murder today follow- i»8 1^ pistol slaying of C E Scmpson late yesterday. 'Mrs. Scinnson remained In a Fayctlcvillc hospital today in a critical condition after being ivoumli-a m (he four-way gun battle with tho brother. 1 ;. Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Pel- rr Kilos .sairt ho would file murdor cliai-Bcs Roy and Venion nowmnn. 2i. and 23. resnectlvcly. TJio ficht which resulted in tiio dentil of the CO-yoar-old farmer aiipnrently grew out of a dispute over whom was to work I he Ju'«'•; Lehman farm near Go'ilien Ark. Ti'o olilerlv couple had been renting the farm but planned to leave. However, before they could move out Lehman reportedly rented the farm tn the (brothers on condition that they would not move into the house until the Sempsmis moved out. ; A dirpnte arose out of the ar- raiiKeinent and two weeks acjo Lehman started court proceedings lo evict Hi'! iRowniim brothers. A hearinf; on I he case was scheduled for municipal court here next Thursday . Yesterday's climax to the two- family feud came while Scinpson was working in n field near his house when the brothers approached. G. E. Toncy of Paycttevillc. au employee on the farm, said th^t as (Jif boy s approached Mrs. Sempson c5mc from the house carrying a sliuk'tin. As she approached the "BowtSRis told her 'to stop. When she failed to halt they rtrew pistols and fired. Tonev told officers. When the elderly woman fell her husband grabbed tlie shotgun and fired two shot, 1 ;, apparently at random. Toncy said. 'He then if' ported that the broliicr.s fired Ihn shots which killed Scinpson. Vcrnon Bowman surrendered taiei to Sheriff Bruce Older and told liim "we have just killed two people." Older arrested the brothers on an open charge and said both admitted the shooting. BLYTHEVILLB (ARKT COURIER NEWS fhe Queen Watches Cricket Dressed for England's unusual heat wave and protected from the sun by her parasol, Britain's Queen Elizabeth enjoys a cricket match at Cambridge, celebrating Trinity College anniversary. Exercises Are Planned For Bible School Pupils Commencement exercises for 150 students attending Vacation Bible School at Calvary 'Baptist Church will b? held Friday night, 8 o'clock, at the church. 'Mrs. Mabel Lunsford, principal, said today when she also discussed other plans f° r the program. . The largest class to Graduate will b2 the -Junior Ctirls' class, she said. A soc'f^iour will be held in the recrcatirn™ denartntent of the church, where handwork done dur- inp the school will be on display. . A feature of the school is the harmonv and melodv class under direction of Mrs. -Mildred Trail. Divorce Suits Filed '"Filing 1 suit for divorce here the Tmst week were: A. G. Thurman vs. Elsie Ailean Thnrman. 'Hnrold A. Smith vs. Vatnric J. Smith. 7.orenc Albums vs. Alvin Albums. •A. R Garner vs. Ollivc Ray Garner. John L. Wisdom vs. Bertha Wisdom. Fred Phelp, vs. J,ncille Phelps. VirtTinia I?av vs. Vcrnon Ray. Flovd L. Weber vs. Agnes Juanita Weber. Farm Labor In Demand in East Arkansas By United Tress Cotton producers in the Eastern Arkansas delta are in such a rush lo Ret their crops chopped before grass and weeds choke them that sonic growers are offering higher wages to laborers. Growers have boosted rates as high as $050 to $7 a day in some areas. The prevailing wage three weeks ago was $3 to 53.50. Recent heavy rains and coo] weather arc responsible for farmers getting behind in their work. 'Farm labor experts of the extension service in Little Rock, say, however, these generally are spe cial or_ isolated cases in which two planters start bidding against each other for a truckload of itinerant workers. Or sometimes, a planter needs workers for a day or two U get his fields cleaned up so hif own labor can keep them in g'Joc shape. Tlie experts say, however, that choppers arc still needed in Uic Eastern Arkansas delta areas where the pay is the most attractive rccrnt years. The extension service warned itinerant farm laborers against going into the Southwestern Oklahoma and Northwestern Texas wheat fields. They said Texas and Oklahoma labor is sufficient to handle the harvest and there is no demand for outsiders. Contracts Let For Roads to Cost $693,303 LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 10 (UP)—Road and bridge construe lior-, contracts totaling J633.303 were awarded by the Highway Coin- .„„ mission last week bringing the fis-joo. Meetings Blytheville Real Estate Board will^jncct G p.m. at the Delta CouJp Read Courier News want Ads. Trade With Japs To Be Resumed U. S. State and War Departments Sanction International Deals WASHINGTON, JUilc 10, (UP*-Private internalional commerce with Japan on a limited scute will I* resumed effective Aug. ii, ihe State nnd War Dcnnrlmcnls announced today. They said (he crmivje Is expected to have far-reaching effects on the peaceful economic rehabilitation of Japan. "Hy ndmiUhiB Hie foreign commercial representatives Interested In developing trade. It should he possible to build up n true supply MKl demand relationship l>Ci\veen Japnn nnd other countries for tlio Far Kust," Ihe joint iinnjiincnmunt SRid. The plan calls for: 1.Unrestricted contact by commercial firms with Japanese producers. 2. Reduced control over commercial iirrnngcincnts and minimized participation by occupation powers. 3. No deals to be 'mule final until Sept. 1 in order to give outside firms nn even break with thosi that already have agents in Japan. 4. Accommodations hi Japan for 100 private trade roprcscntatlvcs, illocatcd by countries lyj the Inter- Allied Trade Board of tne Par Eastern Commission in Washington 5uch country will then pick its own .ratlcrs. 5. No private trade until Inter In •aw silk, textiles nnd the 1947 ten crop, because of previous commltt- neuts. ft. No foreign exchange rates rs- tablished to begin wit!i but to b« worked out later. 7- All trade lo b= handled -hrough the Japan?w Board of Trade with approval of the occupation authorities. «. Prices to be set by occupation authority commodity specialists "based on world standards." 9. Continuation of governmei)!- to-sovernment trannctloiv; along with private trade "becnusc so.ine nations do not employ private trade channels." .Sentence Affirmed <fm 1TLK 11OCK . Ark., June 10. (UP)—The Arkansas Supreme court PAGE TBBBT yesterday affhim-d a Washington Circuit Court decision senteni'lnt: iHTtls R Tlnirman lo 10 years for the aliotijim slaying of Charles M. Holler. Holler cal year's total to $11.500,030. Six of the contracts were for briclKC jobs and two for road work. Highway commission officials said no more contracts will be awarded before Ihe close of the fiscal year June 30. , The state has awarded 101 road and bridge contracts this year. Since the close of the war. it has let 141 contracts totaling 1B.200,- SPECIAL With Each Of The Following Permanent, Waves We Arc Giving a Free Alitnicurc! Reg. $12.50 Realistic . $10.90 Reg. $12.50 Eugene $10.00 Royal Machinelcss Reg. $12.00 $10.00 Reg. $10.00 Balm Ray .. $8.50 JANIECE'S BEAUTY SHOP Ingram Bldg. Phone 2690 that's what millions of women: call the so Foundation No. 1. ProbnMy no ollirr slioc ever made lias brought so inucli Messed comfort to so many grateful women. In soft black kid. 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