The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 11, 1947 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 11, 1947
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COUUIER NEWS FRIDAY, JUJ-Y 11, 19-17 Former Countess Is Murder Victim Polk* in California S««k Whereabouts Of Missing Husband PAN ii^ns OBISPO, cai.. July 11. t UF)_Prtis clippings left behind by the victim cl « brutal trunk murder showed today how she hid esc°p3d deatli in a half-dozen international escapades, when she was-the Countess Christiana dc Zohcb; ...'-.' The slim b'ack-Hitrcd woman,! earlier identified only as Mrs. Helen King. 47, was strangled and stuffed in a battered trunk. Her decomposed tody was found Wednesday under the porch of an old hotel Her second husband, Morlcy King, <7, was missing. Police, who wild lie recently had been dating two joimg women at the, hole!, were looking; for him on suspicion of murder. The Wfe ol countess came from J-e.r Jtirst husband (Count De Zoheb of Portugal, whom she met and married in 1914. Both served World War 1, she »s an ambulance nuise (and interpreter. The •Parls- cdui'itcd countess spoke 11 languages. . / He was killed in action in 1916. His widow relumed after a stay in Turkey. There she battled throuijh the v.ost-war massacres, once be- in." left for dead in the street. She jmet King during her travels in Turkey and nr.lirried him in Casablanca 20 years ago. They came,to the United states ciriil^ears ngo kind settled In Ne\\ "Orleans' French quarter, wliere Kingissid he ran a Ranib'inB house. Tliey took charge of the hotel dining 190111 here'in May. Bandit Shot In Downtown New York Whole City Mourns the Death Of a Brave Little Alabama Boy A mid-allenioon crowd gathers lit Hixlh Ave. ami -find St. in New York City to watch llic activity nil a miming Run fight In the b York, robbed a jewelry slore a Patrolman Uiuiiel Murphy was shot twice.n a bandit was shot lo death nnd n policcmm. was'seriously at right foret'round. The bandit, identified (is Joe T'omnndra. 26, tried to escape by bor.rdiim a bus loaded with passcngcv.s. was taken t') Ihc hospital in xeitous coiulllloii. (NBA Tulupli Was Chained to Her Bed M03ILE, Ala., July 11. (UP)—fc ne body of courageous little Jim-, Rortch, 5, who came home to lust weekend, lay in slnu; al Main Street jiuptlst Chuivh i suburban Pritc'n'ird today. Giief-slrickeii friends by llic undreds filed l;y lo view the body I the little "noy, ;or \vhom prayers ad been offered dally he stricken with pernicious leu- emia last January. Messages of condolences and lowraii were being received from over the r.ation UMT Frozen Law of Gravity Wins Liars'* Contest More aliens left the United Stales than entered it during 1931. Preside Group 5s Of Charge by CIO WASHINGTON, July 1',. (UP) •- i The CIO charged yesterday that | the special presidential commission i v.hich recommended Universal Military Training wns "biased [Y<;m ' from I the very heginnini;" because it diil r — •-- YAKIMA, Wash. (UP) — Frank W. Bennett of Wapato, Wash., won Hie liars' contest at the 12th annual dinner ol the Yakima Villey anglers and hunters club. His story: "Dan MneDonold W:ts telling me I'.baul a hunting trip to Canada, ' when it wus almost too cold to survive. One bitter day ho spoiled a line. 12-point deer. He shot' and scored a direct hit, but the deer leaped over a cliff and disappeared. When Dan looked over the cliff lie saw the deer frozen in the air halfway down. 11 was so darn cold the law of gravity fi'cz;. too." For Complete Protection Against All INSURABLE HAZARDS Phone 3545 W. J. POLLARD AGENCY Glencoe Hotel Bldg. 124 W. Ash St. repivsent opponents of timc conscription. Kennit Eby, CIO education and research diieetorj told the UOUSL Avmed Services Committee that un- Canada. They came from friends who Itrst heard of Jimmy's pliuht when the Press ncgistcr appealed or funds to treat the- youngster n March. The appoal brought in $10,000 ' iversal training would only take l)u»- n a short time. And with this he I United states "on the same cllias- wus flown to New York for treat- I Irons palh taken by i.:-.3 cr.u:ur:es menf in April. He never lorfiot his J of Europe." lirst plane ride nor the shtn on] Peace Xonl-j he batter served if Ihe ambulance lhat took him lojthc money involvrd were given to Memorial Hospital, a medical re- the various cultural agencies of thn search center in ifcw 'torn. ] UniLe<l Nations, he said. The cost He still was telling his Sunday of a training program lias been es- "chool classmates about the plane I tlnmtccl at from $1.1SO,000,000 to ride'shortly before his death yes- $5,000.000.000 a year, he said, while ' (lie UN Jins a budget of $27.™.')0<>. ea ' by the blind, and then keeping the money. "I know of no criminal as low or vicious as the type you've admitted yourself to be," the magistrate said. '" ' • Worthington was held in $1,SOO ball for a,further hearing. '...' s Boss in Chicago Provides Novel Vacoiion Idea CHtCAOO. July 11. (UP)—Em- ployes of M. Glen MiKcr. who runs a small ndverllslng agency here. will receive a full year's vacation for every six years'of service with I Friday ti. Hie firm. I Alabama. Milli-'r said today lliit he he-' lioves liie <;jlan slicK'd be extended "as far us possible" into every lint- of American employment. '•E'i;h of my employes will receive a year's vacation; at full His mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd W. Dorlch, loon a i'iie- roorn apartment near tht hospHiil in order to be with the boy. lit worked as n carpenter during His day iliere and she wn." a hospital maid at night. .fiut ijliisi^ians. wlio nevei promised lo overcome fatal blood disease, finally Uik! llio parent* Jimmy had only a month lo live. And so he was urnugh'. buck last his lio:ne" ;n Magistrate Reprimands Youth Who Admits Fleecing Blind Persons PHILADEt PHIA, JuW 11. 'UP) - .Toseoh Worlhingtpn, 20. stood with head bowed in a magistrate's court yesterday. "Do you mean to say that y?u deliberated and maliciously robbed the blind?" asked Magistrate Nathan Beife). "Yes," Worlhlngton answered meekly. " ' The youth, who had been dlj. charged as a solicitor for Ihe Pennsylvania Association for ti»a Blind, was accused of accepting numerous deposits for articles mode sixteen-year-old Geraldinc M»ssen«ill, shown with Cliiel 01 Police a;; scon as they have put in six years wilh the firm," >he said. '•There's just one siring attached. The year tiuvit be used for self- improvement, such fls travel svhcd'iiiK or research." Miller's office employes 11 persons. He snHl Uiai. employes would have a chance to save money. for the long vacation but to Rive them ,,r.o<l Keml off he adds 11 $100 bonus tn Ihe last pjychcck before ihev leave. Mayor G. V. Di.suiukes issued a proclamation to the resUleiils ol" pilchard: • Pay a last tribuw to tliis brave child 'either by attending the lu- nfral or by visiting the church for prayer." His body will lie hi state; until the funeral ser'.ices tomorrow at 2 p. in. Six of liiis Sunday School classmates will be Ihe Railroad Man Dies DYERSEURG. Tenn., July 11. (UPI—Funeral services will be hel'l today for G. C. McCirt'ough, 57- Conviction Not to Stop May's Pension WASIUNC.TON, July 11. (UPI — Former Congressman Andrew •) May's conviclion on war [raud ar,< bribery charges will not stop S3,342-a-ycnr pension from the II S. government, it was revealed to day. The Kentucky Democrat, who :i:: retired from the House in last No vembcr's election, began collcctin his pension Feb. 1 under terms o the congressional reorganization ;ic* Government legal experts said Hi payments would not be affected ta the fact Hint May was found gulll of conspiring with Ihe Garsso Brothers U> cteirauti ;Jie govcrnineu Now nwniling a hearing on tlie nnpeals. May and tile Caissons fac innxunutu penalties of six years i prison and fines of $30,000 M-Utr's'ilin only one in the office year-old railroad employe, whose who won't beneit by the plan. He's I death, according to police, loo busy inlliclcd. was sclf- To keep the surplus low. Bra? destroys millions of bags ol coff< Every 9 'ti! 1 Air Conditioned Mirror Room L NOBLE Adm. 60tf Incl. Tax Murder. Trial Delayed Joe Klmsey of Knoxvllle, Tenn., is buck in Hie cily alter a week-end vataticn in the Grout Smokey Mountains. "Gerry" says sho never wants to return home where her preacher-father chained her to Itie bed. (NEA Tclephoto.) Sells Plant WASHINGTON, July II. (UPt — The southern detlnning plant, op- I eraled here during Ihe war was -,. , . Cal - Ju '5' ''• sold yeslerday by War Assets Ad(UP) — Prosecutors marshalled the mm islrallon to the Amcrlciui Hock last prtheir'expert witnesses today Woo) C01 . () 0[ Chicago for $130.0on. in preparation for resumption Monday of the yacht-blast murder trial of Beulah Louise Overell. 18. and George Gollum. 21. After introduction yesterday of the bal| peen hammer, which the state contends was used to bludgeon to death. Mrs. "Walter Overell Sens. John J. Hparkman and Lisler Hill announced the .snie. They said the new company would spend about $150,000 on new machinery and begin operation about next April, employing 1 125 people three shifts. < Serves on Battleship n.ivid S. PnUef, ship's scrvicc- •Ju third i-liiss, 'son of Mrs. Ivy Poltcr liridges of Osceo'.n. fc surv- ng aboard Ihe balileshio USS WIs- :oii!,m on a riiuropean crcise, the Navv announced today. on sbortly before her husband was J killed, the trial recessed to ptr- mit- Judge Kenneth • Morrison to handle regular calendar cases. ' Divorce Suits Filed The fo)lowiij£ divorce suits hav been filed with the Osceola Dislric*;, of the Chancery Court: Homer Crabb vs. Lincy I! Gratlj- A. Ttirnbuugh vs. Jennis Tni 1 :!- bitush; Viigic Whitmnn vs. Johnny Whitman; Cecilc Willett Kc man vs. Luther Freeman: am James H. Cannon vs. Ann M. Cannon IT'S A PLEASURE HOME DESK WHEN EVERYTH/NG RUNS SMOOimY A cranky, troublesome car cnn ruin a perfect vacation. Make sure your car is in A-1 condition before you start off for vaculionland. Drive in today and let our expert staff check your car from bumpci to bumper. Tune up the motor, adjust tht! brakes, change oil—do everything so important to your car's "health" and your happiness and safely. ROCKERS YOU WANT x Popular student type desk with large ircnlcr drawer, walnut finish. Very nice. Tapestry rockers with frame, spring sent. A really superb chair at this price! $12.15 SAVE ON HAMPERS Modern Bedroom 'Waterfall Style" $9.95 BOOKCASE VALUES! walnut finish, that lias Handsome waterfall suite always been so popular around Blyllicville. Now you gel bsd. chest, vanity and vanity bench at a great savings. Just a few so don't delay. $160.95 CMC TRUCKS PHONE 519 OLDSMOB1LE LEE MOTOR SALES INCORPORATED p.ncelniued top hamper with self-ventilating woven tibie. Upright or bench type. . METAL BED BUY STEP-ON STOOLS $8.90 CHESTS REDUCED Lois of roomy dravyers. Well built. Choice of finishes or comes unfinished. $23.95 i J-'ull size metal bed in atlraclivc walm J finish. Made to sell for much more lha I this. I $19.95 I Handy kitchen stool that saves many a J .'-.It'll, renders loni; service where it' i needed. $2.95 Sturdily built shelves in walnut or maple finish. Will look at- Iractive in your home. $9.90 Heat-Controlled Irons '*'< ALVIN HARDY Furniture! 'The Store of Better Buys' 113 East Main Phone 2302 Safe—speedy iron with automatic heat control. If you need one this Is your chance! $8.95

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