The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 6, 1950 · Page 5
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TUESDAY, JUNE 8, 1950 FLY'fflETlLLB (ARK.)' COURTEH PACT! FTVS Gunmen Ambush Shelton Again Illinois Character Escapes Injury as Companion Is Hurt PAIEFIELD. III., June 6. W5 Gunmen filing from ambush tried again yesterday to lake the life of "l&'Jc Earl" .Shcllon. But, bullets aSSlrently Intended for him plowed instead into a companion, wounding him critically. The associate'. Dellos Wylie, 35, was taken to a hospital at Flora, III. He was shot three times In the back. Wylie and Little Earl, 34, recently bought a building (« be user! as a earage. It is on Highway 45, two miles west of here. The pair drove up to the 'building yesterday afternoon and sat for a moment chatting. There was a sudden hurst of p/unfire and bullets tore Into tlie car. Karl Ducks, Fires Earl ducked, shoved Wylie out of the vehicle and followed. They tied llllo the garnge. A second fusillade ripped into the building. Sheriff Elmer Brown said Wylie office or Mis. "lost his head" and tried to make a county clerk: run for it, probably to hide behind t>e building. He was cut. down In his tracks. Earl, who escaped injury, gave Ihe sheriff only measer details of the attack. As in past- shootings, he refused to speculate on who the gunmen might be or what their motive was. Shots Across Highway Brown said the shoUs were fired t±fr a point across the highway, aWmt 15 yards from the (raraee. Hlch Krass. her-" brush and trees offered concealment. Drown found three types of cartridges and shot-, gun shells In the grass. Egg shells and other food fragments also were found. Brown said, Indicating the gunmen had wailed for some time. About 60 feet from the -spot Is a dwelling. But the sheriff could find no one who saw the would-be assassins. Another Bloody Chapter The rhooting marked another chapter In the blnody history of the Sheltons. Little Earl Is a nephew of "Big Earl" Shelton, whose two brothers were shot and killed from wnbush—Carl In October 1047, and Bernle in July. 1948. Numerous attempts have been made on Big Earl's life, the last one on May 23. Riding with Little Earl, he was shot in the Tight forearm in a burst of fire that riddled the car. Big Earl. Carl and Bernie ruled the southern Illinois vmdcrworld during the prohibition era. The gang savagely fought the Inw and! rival gangs which tried to muscle 1 In on. their territory. LUNCH IS AT TWELVE—Fido e.nts by the clock, and literally, when yon use this new feeding gadget made by a Brooklyn, N. Y., manufacturer. His food is lodted securely in the box at right until the appointed hour, nl which the alarm goes off, releases n spring lock and slides the chow oul under the eager pooch's nose. Tlie feeder is guaranteed to withstand^food-begying, no matter how cutci Marriage Licenses The following couple obtained a amag-r: license yestcvday from the office of Miss Elizabeth Blythc, Charles John O'Connor of St. Louis and Miss Eva Everett of Arlington, Va. Capons are specially treated roosters which grow to more-Irian-average si/.e and produce choice meat. Open 7:30, Starts 8:00 Tuesday & Wednesday —DOUBLE, FEATURE— Leon Errol In 'MAKE MINE LAUGHS' Also .Tvinfcle Cast in "SAVAGE SPLENDOR" With the Courts Mabel Smith vs, Howard J. Smitl' nit for divorce. V\on Robs Bonk for Love of Woman; She Persuades Him to Surrender VAN NUYS, Calif., June 6. (AP) —For love ol a dance hall hostess, > young bookkeeper held' up » bank •md then let the girl talk him into surrendering, police said today. Donald p. Bookwnlter, 23, Sacra- nento, Calif,, wa.s boofced on sus- Jiclon of robbery lost night 12 hours ifler the Bank of America branch here was robbed of $1,200. Det. s'gt. Lee A. Proper said Margaret Sweet, 20, walked into hU of- "icc last night and told this story: "A Nice Deed" She. met Bonkwaller, who came lere from Sacramento a week ago, at the downtown dance hall where she is employed, Yesterday lie went to her home and told her he wanted to do something nice for her. They went riding mid stopped »t • ranch, where he bought her » jialomino horse for $900. The next stop was a dress shop. He boilght licr a MOO riding habit. Newspmprr Areounl Last night, at her home, she read a newspaper account of the robbery. The desci"ipllon of the bandit caught her eye. She asked Book- waiter to take her for a ride and while in the car she questioned him about the source of hla money. He said he had cashed a bank draft that morning. "Well, if you got it that way," she was quoted, "you won't mind driving to the police station." Shr THIS Story , At the station, he. refused to Ret Ball Playtr Diei Af*»r Being Hit WJNONA, Minn.. June «. la'i— A Wisconsin baseball player died In R Rochester Hospital jvstcrday after he »»s hit behind the ear by • pitched ball. ' Eugene Schollmeler, 28, Fountain City, Wls., was the victim. He was struck during a game .it Dodge, Wis., across tlio Mississippi River from Wlnonn, Sunday. He finished 'he Ramt but on the way home became delirious, and was taken to St. Mary's Hospital at Rochester. Shallow cultivation jhould b« u«- «1 tor ros«t since younn fe«dcr roots are near the surface. rrnet port* ire best cut In th« twins »nd Masoned over Uw i\im- mer. out and she went in herself to sec the sergeant. Proper said Bookwaltei was waiting outside and told the sami; siory . Ihe. girl did. I REMODEL NOW Nothing Down- — Up to 36 Mos. to Pay ll's «;isy In finance your home improvements — or a new KKI.MKC — Ihrniiifh Guilders Supply. Now you ran Ki'f a low inlcrosl FHA ln»n with easy monl'hly payments. J)on't delay any longer. . .call us for lh« details. Builders Supply Co., Inc. 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