The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 20, 1949 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 20, 1949
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' .THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1940 Brutality Charge Fails Before Jury Former Girls' School Matron Exonerated; Other Cases Dismissed BENTON, Ark., Oct. 20. M'y—All charges that two former officials of the Arkansas Girls Training School mistreated inmates at the institution have been dismissed by Hie Saline Circuit Court. Dismissal of the charge came after a jury acquitted one of the two. former matron Mrs. Carrie Toland, of a charge of whipping one of her charges. ^ Mrs. Toland was charged with •fcsaull and battery on Rita Pick~ns, 16, of Fort Smith. Ark. Prosecutor W. H. McClellan was firaiiled permission to dismiss charges against Mrs. Tolaml and the former superintendent, Mrs. Fannie Dmmvay Goodman. He said there had been a "wholesale improvement" at the school, adding that he believed "nil the good and benefit that could be has already been accomplished." Tile two women were indicted by the Saline County Grand Jury on 11 counts last August after escapes, mass riots and demonstrations occurred at the school. They resigned following the Investigation. Mrs. Goodman did not appear '11 court today. Her attorney had obtained permission for a separate trial. Mrs. Toland testified that In whipping the Pickens girl she carried out the wishes of other inmates. She told the jury that the girls complained that Rita was causing trouble and asked that she be whipped. Mrs. Towland related that she forced Hita to lie on the floor, struck her ten blows with a small strap and then five with a larger one. The beating was administered after the girl rebelled and cursed, Mrs. Toland said. Earlier the Pickens girl said she was forced to pull tip her dress and was struck 57 blows. New Liberty News Mrs. W. S. Langdon was hostess to members of the Birthday Club at her home Monday night with a party in compliment to Mrs. Hilton Stephcnson. Refreshments were served during the evening from the dinning table which was overlaid with a lace cloth and centered with an : rangement- of white roses and baby breath. Mixed garden flowers were placed in the entertaining rooms. Mrs. Penrl Hill was guest with members o[ the club for the occasion. Mrs. Langdon was assisted in serving by Mrs. J. P. Jarrctt. An Orphan Dog Learns To Like Taxi Trips SPRINGFIELD. 111. MP)—Bones, an orphan dog, is a regular rmn- paying customer of cab drivers here. Bones was adopted bv 24 cabbies A.year ago when he didn't know Jffhere his next can of dog food was coming from. He liked his owners, "but he didn't like their cabs. The black and tan hound broke his front leg six months ago. Since then he discovered a cab is mistily handy transportation. If a drivre starts to pa=s him by. Bones t?kes after him. When the cab stops he climbs in. BLYTHEVTLLB (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS MOTHER SMILES AT BABY BORN OVKR ATLANTIC-Mri: James C. Parker smiles at her son, Miodrag, four and a half pound baby born Monday 10,000 feet up and 400 miles over the Atlantic from Shannon Allport, in Clare County Hospital, Ireland. Mrs. Parker is a Yugoslav-born <JI bride whose first name is Darinka. Tlie baby was born in the crew's compartment of an American Overseas plane and 'was delivered by Dr Frederic Henschcll, New York, passenger aided by Stewardess Mary Jane Hmckley of Millville, N. J. The Parkers home is in Alrterson. W. Va. He Is an Air Force sergeant stationed in Germany. <AP Wirephoto via radio from London). '. ' * WE. THE WOMEN * Bj Buth Millett, \EA Staff Writer It's Of ten the/Little Things' That Make Wives Downcast Judging from my mail it's the little things in marriage that get most women to feeling down at th mouth. A man doesn't have to beat hi wife to make her miserable. H can do It with Irts less effort than that. Writes one wite: "It's been year since my husband has bought in a gitt." she didn't claim lie bca her. or refused to pay the bills, o was unfaithful. Yet he succeedec in making her just'as unhappy a though he'd combined all three of fetises by just neglecting to eve bring her a gitt, however snial' "How could he love me and no even give me a gift on my birth day?" she asks. Another wife complains: "I nevei hear a .word or praise from mj ni'sband. He complains, quick enough, if something isn't, done lo suit him, but he never offers me a word of consideration or praise. 1 wonder If he just doesn't realize how hard a wife will work for a little praise and understanding- ami how like drudgery the work becomes when she never gets either?" Another unhappy wire- not because her husband has done her a great wrong—but because the little wrong he h^s done her is a b:g wrong in any woman's eyes, Children I.osn Respect And- still another wife writes "My children are going to grow up feeling nothing [or me but coi tempt because their father is forever belittling women and treating me as though I haven't sense enough to come in out of the rain: That husband could have all Hit big virtues but that so-called little fault in him would make any self- respeclinsr woman bitterly unhappy Such complaints come to me so frequently I begin to suspect that many men have no Idea of what Court Admits Confession in Murder Trial STE. GENEVIEVE. Mo., Oct. 20. P> — A circuit court Jury today weighed contents of a disputed oral confession in which William C Mahurin told In detail how he killed his lonely hearts bride. The confession was admitted as evidence yesterday over tlie bllter protests of Henry G. Morris, defense counsel. ' Morris said his 53-year-old client, on trial for murder, made (he confession under duress in the SI Francois County jail last May 8. But after hearing lengthy arguments, from both sides Judge Norwin D. Hoiiscr ruled the confession was voluntary and should lie admitted. The court was told, in the absence of the jury. Mint Mahurin In Ills confession gave'this version: He and his wife engaged In an argument at their home near Parm- ingtoii. Mo., last March 17. During the spat his wife struck at hli|i with a broken mirror. In retaliation he knocked her Into a sitting position, .ihen held her head between her legs until she lost consciousness. Then lie dragged her out the kitchen door and threw a kerosene stove out beside her. Bursting into flames, the stove set her clothes afire. . • Some time aller the confession was made, Mahurin denied he had killed his wife, claiming that she died in the explosion of the kitchen stove. faults in a man are capable of rob- MAKE FRIENDS WITH.... The opp/ei you'vs been waiting for! bing a maniagc o' all happiness for the wife If a mail is hard-ttorking fnith- IUI, and doesn't talvp id\antnge 11 his superioi phjsical stiength to bully his wife lie must mean to do his port to m-\ke Ine marriage a success. Why ten would lie spoil, the niar- "ngc through some minor '/null- unless he just doesn L nndeistnnd that certain minor fiiiills can ruin H marriage for a woman. Color Mirror Helping Television Research • NEW YORK (AP)-One of the latest devices to be. used in color televfeion research is a diclioric niii-- ror. It has the ability of passing one color while reflecting another. Thus, it can be employed where it is desired to have the ima»e of one picture tube come directly through while at the same time reflecting images of one or more other tubes. By this method one color can bs-impressed on the other optically to provide a complete color image in a direct viewing receiver. Leachville News Mis. Lefioy Carter wns hostess to 14 members-of the "AC" Chapter ot the P.E.O. Sisterhood Monday night at her lioine. Pall floral arrangements were placed in the-rooms in which the guests were seated. Following a short business meeting, the president,,Mrs. Earl Wildy conducted a constitutional qi'lK with the prizes being awarded i« Miss Ruth Lee, Mrs. T. J. Pierce and Mrs. Stanley Hancock. • Curing the evening a salad course was served by the hostess who was assisted by Mrs. John D. Wells. Two Methods Developed Far Television Screens NEW YORK --«>)— Two methods have been developed and applied in theater screen size projection of television. .... • One of them, the direct method, contains high voltage receiving tube with a reflecting lens system to blow up the immage as it travels to a 15 by 20 foot screen or larger. The tube requires 80,000 volts or. more to supply the proper light. The other system, indirect, uses Bay 'em by ...fAey're in and ] nty ttt yw f«vtrife Gnufs N»w> SLICED DRIED BEEF SO QUICK TO FIX... MONEY-SAVING... AND DELICIOUS1 Dried Beef and Macaroni Au Grcdin 'A pound MayroBa Stlcvd 1 cu Dri.dB«.| Cook the mAftuoni in boiling, uiuiaJte<t tender. Prepare white «„«.* AdTch Recruiting Station Personnel Is Increased Personnel of the U.S. Army and Air Force Recruiting Station in llly- thevllle has been Increased by tlie assignment of two new recruiters, It was announced today. They are Cpl. Joe R. Greene of Hermitage, £rk., and Cpl. RuKscIl A. Cooper of Paragould, , Coriwrnl Green served with 782ml Tank Battalion of the 97th Division In Europe during World War II. Prior to re-enllitliig, lie was engaged In farming In Bradley County. He Is mailed and has two children. Corporal Cooper served In Alaska GEN. CA'l'KS TESTlilKS—Gen. Clifton B. Gates, coinnmndnnt of the Marine Corps, testifies at Washington, before Hie House Armed Services committee ns investigation of effects of unification continues, in rear Is Maj. Gen. W. p. T. Hill, qunrtcrmaster general of the Marine Corps.- (AP Wiiepliblo). a liigh si»ed film process. 1 The received immnge Is photographed on a special motion picture film passed immediately through a dcvelo)>cr and then into a projector and onto the screen. The elapsed time between received picture'and projection has been reduced lo 20 seconds Male .ostiiehcj lake llieir lurn selling on (he cgB5 lo hatch Ihcm. —^—.—^»_^_^__ during World W»r n with Headquarters Company of Hie 153rd In- faulry Regiment, Arkansas National Guard. He formerly was a. luird- wro salesman in Paragould. Cor|»ral Cooiicr Is married and has a daughter, <. " Staff ggt, Arthur a. Barm is station commander of the Blj'Uievillc recruiting office. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Time Today "THE JUDGE STEPS OUT" with Ann Sothern and Alexander Knox News ant) Cartoon Friday & Saturday THE GAY AMIGO' wllli The Cisco Kid Cartoon & Serial • — ' ==== ^^= NEW Bui Opens Week Dayi 7:00 p.m. Matinee Saturday & Sundayi Mal.-San. 1 p.m ; Cont- Showinj Manila, Ark. Shows KVEKY NIGHT IjHsl Time Today "STEAMBOAT 'ROUND THE BEND' Kith Will Rogers Also Shorts Friday "SUSANNA PASS' wllli Hoy Rogers Also Shorts Saturday "BANDITS OF EL DORADO Starring Charles Starred Also Shorts ^ PICKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET 1044 West Chickasowb, Phon. 2043 The Dainty Cooking Fat HUMKO 4 c tn 85?i Tender, Lean PICNIC HAMS Fresh Dressed ..... Lb 39 TEHDERHENS lb 49° Swift Premium CHUCK ROAST Meaty, Economical BEEF BRISKET Iluusier Valley 59* Kcclfool. • • ROLL SAUSAGE u ,3rSLicEOBACOII Swjfl. 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WGal .29' i'ttss 'N I5ot)ts CATFOOD 3 c,.,27 All Reg. 15c Brands DOG FOOD 2 > or 25 PAGE ma KIDNEYS MUST REMOVE EXCESS ACIDS! •» •^ mm-^mmr^f Htlp IS Mil., of Kidn.y TubM Flu.h Out Poiwmou* WuU When ill-orrlcr O f M Jnoy function ctrmUm poisonous imlUr to remin In jo"rWS>? SP*". "i ! 5 "°? ftll " t t«k«lic, rheiSuSfi Ptln., JCB Pairu, low of MP «nd inerxr. l<£- «v7. £,. f I,"' '"«""?• !>««««• un<ftrlh. sgftyTSste SMS . l £i«£ »h1M^Ws^'«™S *^#^&%^*s£8S} ^^jsftff&KSs.fy Last Day • Open 6:30 FRIDAY—SATURDAY' 'The Michigan Kid" "The Run Around' BLYTMEVILLE'S ONLV" ALL WHITE THEATPF.' Last Day •Open 6:30 Rig Stag* artd Screen Show ' WSM Grand Ole Opry Presents' BILL MONROE : . And His '. .. ; -; ; .' Blue Grass Boys • , with '' • ' ;';' ', : String Beans S '• . Rudy Lyles r ' Qn ihe Screen —— = ki HieSaiii)heWaj,Skt (ma ; SKY LINE DRIVE-IN THEATER Bo.v Office Opens at 6:39 Show Sl.irls 1:00 2 .Miles North of Blylhevilfa Thursday & Friday SOp.CWAtROM C*THY DOmiS Added Allraclions Saturday

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