The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 25, 1946 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 25, 1946
Page 6
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FACT THURSDAY, JULY 25, 1946 Heirens Murders Go to Grand Jury State's Attorney Asks Indictments In Deaths of Two. By ROBERT • f. I.OUGHRAN Catches A Whopper United Press Staff Corrrspondrnt CHICAGO, July 25. (UP) — State's Attorney William Tuohy was scheduled to appear before the Grand Jury today to seek murder indictments against William Heirens, 17, maladjusted college student who has admitted the kid nap-slaying of Suzanne DeEiian and . two other killings. Tuohy, supported by a mass of fingerprint, handwriting and olUer circumstantial evidence, was expected lo ask indictments In the Degnan case and the "lipstick slaying" of Prances Brown. Under • Grand Jury procedure, true bills accusing the youth | probably will V>o voted by night-' frill, and the indictments returned in Criminal Court tomororw. , The formal charges will set the stage for Heirens' written .confession, which reportedly has been offered in exchange for a -slate recommendation of life imprisonment, rather than the electric chair. A state witness was James 15. Degnan, former OPA official and father of six-year-old Suzanne whose dismembered. body was found' last Jan. 7. State's Attorney Tuohy announced his intention of going before the Grand Jury yesterday, shortly after releasing Heirens' own fantastic statement, mr.dc June 30. four,days, after his arrest, in which he blamed n mythical George Mtinnan for the Degnan murder and'.scores of other crimes, Heirens- subsequently made oral admissions in* the Degnan and Brown slcylngs, as well as the murder of Mrs. Josephine ° Ross, and psychiatrists have expressed the opinion that "Murman*' was in reality his alter ego. or the "bad side" of the youth's complex, dual personality. Stale's authorities have made no effort so far to obtain an indictment in the Ross murder. Mrs. John H. Chiles Jr., of Austin, Texas, smilr.s proudly beside hei prize catch at Port Aransas, Texas. Mrs. Chiles caught this six foot five inch tar|K>n during the Rodeo and was very much pleased to learn that It was the caught. (NBA 1'hoto) Army Prepares To Destroy Gas Poison Leaking From Seizcu German Bombs Has Injured Many. MOBILE, Alii.. July 25. (UP) — I'sro poison (jiis experts from Army Chemical Warfare .Service headquarters In Washington arrived hero today lo destroy .several tons at leaking German milliard (;as bombs The officers, LI. Col. William J. Allen nnil til. Col. J, c. Prentice. snid 80(i urns of Hie KBS .would be shipped to Charleston, s. c;,. in good containers uiulcr Die Gupervi- Kion o[ an ofllccr and 10 men. nil Has experts. The experts nnnounceU -that the isns \viis orrtorpd destroyed by MnJ. Cicn. Aldcn Waltl, chemical wiu- fnri! chief, to prevent additional burn cases. .Seventy-nine longshoremen, have been treated for burns received while iiUcmptlni; to unload the 8,500 Ions o( boinun from the SS Prances I.ce. whlcli docked at Ihu niwiil ainnninillon depot at Theodore. Alu.. near hero In M'.vy. The nn.s ivns reported leaklnn from freight cars in several southern cille.s while cni'oute to chem- cnl warfare ur.senals lor exncri- al e army representatives nl^o an- toimced that no more mustard yas ld be brought Into the United e.s l)nt that iilready here would je nsed for experimentation. One' previous shipment went directly to Charleston. e Francos Lee Is scheduled to leave for Charleston with the bombs Saturday. An Uhwelcome Visitor M.'•& A. Railroad Wacje Dispute Is Deadlocked HARRISON. Ark.. July T5. <IH>> —Discussion over what the future holds for Ihe Missouri and Arkansas Halhvay rciiched a deadlock her c ' lortny. President Malcolm Putty of 'ho' Trerid Toward Professionalism In College Sports to Be Curbed CHICAGO. July 23. (UP)-An attempt lo halt, a 20•year trend to- wiird professionalism In college sports today, became Die toal of rcprcscntri,''.lvcs of 19 athletic conferences In session here. ' Tlie conference officials will draft recommendations at the close of their two diiy meeting which will be presented to members of the executive committee ot the National Collegiate Athletic Association which convenes tomorrow. Kenneth b. Wilson, commissioner of the Big Ten Conference 'ind secretary of the NCAA, called llv; conference leaders together for the avowed purpose of steering colle- Draft Dodger Of World War 1 In New Trouble An unwelcome visitor in a Ft. Worth, Texa K homo was this truer.. Which smashed through the wulls shortly after midnight. July is, knockikng an expectant mother, Mrs_ Geralciine Jackson, 22, from the bed shown in the foreground. Mrs. Jackson was not seriously . injured. (NBA Photo). I Arkansas Oil Field Allowables Unchanged Short Wile insisted he could no pay the wage Increases dcmande by the motherhood of linilwny Trainmen. The Trainmen insisted o/i. the raise. Meanwhile mediator o. P. Car- l-cnter of Washington was conferring with bnth croups with lilfle hope of a solution. As the mediation continued, | rumors pcrsislcd that the line,-or 1 bought, the northern part of it will iju.uea It Et, DORADO, Ark., July 25. (UP) —Allowables In Arkansas oil fields today seemed stationary for at least three months, after the oil and Gas Cortinlsslon meeting here yesterday Taljcl to make any alterations. Iii action late yesterday, the commission also approved the ex- lierhuental water injection ami loading program In Ihe Hayncs- vllle extension field of Colum- jta county. . ... The group granted^ 20 7 acre drill- ng units in development t of the James Lime. Pool of the Wesson Field in Ouachitn County. As to' drilling permits, the commission granted a permit to- E. G. Bradham In Ihu Village Field. It tilso held in ahcyance tx request to drill a well in the McKamie Field of Lafayette County. Read Courier News 'Waiit Ads. CGWNINGTON, Pa., July 25. (UP)-- Slate Police today arrested ! Grover c. Bergdoll. wealthy World I War I draft dodger, on charges of threatening his butler with' a. gun :uul punching him in a dispute over the servant's back wages. ]]eri;doll was seized at Ihe farm home near Thoindale where Ills wife. Beiiu, was reported living alone. Police said he offered no resistance as he was brought herc for a hearing before Justice ot Ihe Peace George Taylor. The butler. Clemens Klein. charged in the warrant that he askcj Bergdoll for $150 in back wages and that Bergdoll punched him in the face, ran for a shotgun and was pointing it at him when Mrs. Uerydoll intervened. glatc athletic programs bach Into strict amateur channels. "There Is no denying that in the past 20 years there has been an alarming increase In the remitting and subsidization of athletes at Ihe colleges," Wilson said. "No longer is It a case of where the boy seeks the school, but rather Just Ihe opposite. College sports are amateur sports, but there has come to be u widely divergent opinion of whe-, constitutes an amateur." Wilson said he and the other conference officials sought to "correct > certain evils before they can damage out 1 system of sports." "ft is our earnest hope," the Western Conference commissioner i said, "that we can get our house [ in order before any outsiders step I in and try to do it for us. Everyone attending this meeting hns devoted many years to the cause of intercollegiate athletics. We know the problems we face and think we can meet them frankly and prescribe solutions far better than outsiders eculd." (on Mrolouin J;ll>-. A lacdl •roust'.'. AiJl U'slln* — EOtithing Lreiilh; lo minor burns— ruts. Hichest anility. Yet a When hay Ihoy usimlly throe, four or fever victims jmce sneeze lii serifs five- General Merchandise 866 i Mile, West City Limits 6n Hearts of Corn - 25 IBs. $1.85 Honeysuckle - 25 Ibs. $1.85 K " sp ' Pe """ (>n Bbl. - - 50 Ib. Sack 25 Ib. Sack - $11.50 $2,85 $1 .49 MOLASSES and SYRUP Brer Rabbit 5 Lbs. 47c Gold Dollar - .5Lbs.47c lick Waffle, Maple Flavor, 5 Lbs. 69c Raro White, 1 limit - - - 1Hbs.19c tOMATOES No. 2 can 14c KOG LARD per pound 37c SHORTENING per pound 37c BUTTER Fresh Country ib. 67c Canned Meats CORN Jackson . ^ Swccl Cream Style No. 2 Can MOR-Beef MOR-Pork MOR-Veal MOR-Larrib Per Can 39c 39c 39c 39c MILK Econorrty Tall Cart 8c Kidney Beans, Joan of Arc NO. 2 c a n]5 c .......... . . f Walirite Pdpei Ige. roll $1.95 These prices good Jrdr Friday, Saturday, July 26, 27. We reserve right to limit quantities. Pet - Carnation - Pevely - Jack Sprat Tall Cans - - - - - - ea.!2c BLUE PLATE Mayonnaise Half Pint 20c Salad Dressing " ** Pint 29c ID-SUIMER HURRY! RSAUZS iXTRA SAVINGS NOW DISH TOWELS Pfcg. $1.20 Set of 6 Only Layaway 50c Down Piastre 9 PC. Set Presto 4 Qt. 24 PC. Reg. 11.95 Set Now Only Cold Pack Canner CLOTHES POST KEM-TONE - Reg. 4.60 12 Qt. ONLY 4 Line Reg. 4.59 Metal Now Odorless Dries Quickly • Regular $1.49 Now J25 PAPER HANGER SETS MAIL BOXES WORK SHIRT ersajw 159 Aluminum Now Reg. 2.49 Only MANY OTHER OUT STANDING VALUES

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