The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 12, 1950 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 12, 1950
Page 14
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PAGE FOURTEEN BLYTUJOV1LLE (ARK.) COURIKR NEWS MONDAY, JUNE 12, 1950 Hitch-Hiking Braggart Tells of Four Robberies LITTLE BOCK, June 12. (/D—A + tytch-hlktng escaped convict who eptclaHsed In robbing true); drivers has boastfully told Arkansas State Police of «t least four robberies In Arkansas and Missouri within two wwk.i. Slat* Police LI. H. R. Peterson Mid Leroy Rambo, 40, a fugitive from the Florida state prison ad- mllt*d that h« seriously wounded » . K&n&a& City truck driver In a robbery near Vandalia. Ill,; June 2, and kidnaped and robbed A motorist and two truck drivers In Arkansas. Peterson said Uambo, whose glass «ye was a clue In the widespread s«arch for a cruising criminal, escaped last April from a Florida prison, where he still has more than 200 years to serve on armed robbery charges. Arrested at Prescofl He was arrested In Prescott. Ark., RENT Continued from Page 1. would not settle the main issue of extending the federal rent ceilings, now set lo expire at the end of this month. This leader asked not to be quoted by name. Cain told a reporter the size of the test vote would determine his future plans. Ammunition Assembled "If (here seems to be a fair chance of winning this thing, I'll certainly be ready to take oft again," Cain said, as he directed assistants to assemble a thick stack of ammunt- after Roy Herbert Stincbaugh, of Farmerville, Tex., had been robbed and left tied to a tree near Gurdon, Ark. Brought to slate police headquarters here yesterday, Peterson said Rambo boastfully reported that he tried to hitch rides with truck drivers because they usually had sums of money after making deliveries. Shooting Attainted Peterson said that Rambo admitted: Beating and shooting Carl Pur- singer, 38, Kansas City, and leaving him tied to a tree near Vnndnlln, III. He. said that he drove off in Pursinger's tank truck and sold the load of gasoline to a nearby service station. Pursinger said his attacker told nun "I'll have to kill you because I'm an escapee from the Missouri pen." The truck driver, the father of three children, is recovering In a Vandalia hospital. Abducting Charles Humphrey, 50. Morrllton, Ark., a paint operator at a drive-In the night of May 29. A short distance away, lie forced Humphrey to disrobe, hit him in the head with a pistol and drove off. State police found the car later that night in North Little Rock, but while they circled the block to in. vesrigale, the driver disappeared. ; Driver Tied (o Tree Catching a ride with truck driver Alma Bants near Searcy, Ark., robbing him of about $100. tying him v to a tree near Alicia, Ark., and driving off in his truck. Robbing slinebaugh. .who picked . him up near Newport, Ark. stine- bsugh, who was lett bound with ad. hesive tape in the woods near Gurdon, freed hlmsell and reported the robbery. State Trooper Guy Downing and Prescott Police Chief Lutli- tr Miller spotted Rambo In Stinebaugh's truck a short time later and arrested him. Peterson said Rambo. a native of White Counts, Arfc. related that he .served "time in the Arkansas Boys Industrial School, was sent to the Arkansas penitentiary for car theft, : and was on parole from the Louisiana penitentiary when he was first sentenced In Florida for armed robbery. Jonesboro Robbery Rambo also reported thai an •cquaintance, nan Edward Milter, Kanua City, had told him of robbing a Jonesboro, Ark., bank. At Peterson's request, Miller and a woman companion, Dolly Hilly, were picked up by Kansas City authorities. They denied knowledge of the Jonesboro robbery. Peterson 'said be was not too hopeful about the Jonesboro aii- f 1*. However, pictures of the two »ra being; mailed U> Jonesboro. tion for another long filibuster. Cain conceded that Senate Republican leaders had been pushing him to end his filibuster and agree upon a definite time for a vote on passage. YUGOSLAVIA Continued from Page 1 U. N. specialized agencies. Money Is Object The main .object of'thc conference is lo learn how much money the U. N. will get for technical assistance purposes. As a result of informal talks. U. N. officials estimated in advance that the total would be something in excess of .20,000,000 for an 18-month period. A year ago U. N. officials mapped out a technical assistance pro;ram that would cost $35,000.000 :he first year and $50.000,000 the second year. Long ago, however, they acknowledged they would get nothing like tills amount. With the Courts Chancery— Harold Pleeman vs. Flora Fleeman, suit for divorce. Bobby Jean Merit vs. Fred Mcr- ritt, suit for divorce. Common Pleas— G. W. Johnson and G, Hester v.= Zugene Honeycutt, unlawful de tainer of property. Criminal— State of Arkansas vs. Robert L Trimue, reckless driving and driving while Intoxicated, appealed from municipal court. State of Arkansas vs. Charles Ray Lockridge, child abandonment. Civil— E. L. Gean vs. Robert Trimue, suit for SI500 damages resulting from collision. Obituaries Blytheville Man's Brother Is Killed Circuit Court Convenes Here The June term, civil division, of the Chickasawba District of Mis- [ssippi County Circuit Court was convened at the Courthouse here Loday. First case heard today following impanelling of jurors was an appeal from Municipal Court of a case in which W. R. Drawn brought suit against J. M. Rouse for unlawful detainer. In his complaint, Mr. Brown claimed that Mr. Rouse was holding 36 head of geese belonging to the plaintiff. The. complaint originally was filed May 14, 1948. The lower court awarded possession of the geese to Mr. Brown plus $113.40 damages for detention of the birds. The decision was appealed to Circuit Court Aug. 4, 1348. Witnesses were being examined when court recessed at noon. Judge Charles W. Light of Paragould is presiding at this term. Negro Deaths Services for two Negroes whose, violent deaths Thursday are being investigated will be conducted this afternoon at Home Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. I,. D. Davenport with burial in Sandy Ridge Cemetery. Final rites for Willie Lee Henderson, 26, will be held at 1 p.m. and services for Cora Lee Johnson, 30, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Kenderson's body was found on a railroad spur east of Blylheville. He had been run over by a train. The Johnson woman's body vva.s found at iicr home at 216 West Coleridge. She had been beaten with An ax and stabbed. Officers have linked the deaths. Henderson is survived by his mother, Annie Brown of El Dorado, three brothers ot El Dorado ami two sisters in Louisiana. • The Johnson woman is survived by her mother, Ohio Love of Blytheville; two daughters, Mary Johnson of Blytheville Erlene Robinson of Chicago; a brother o[ Chicago niul two sisters of Bcrrin Springs Mich. Donald Keller, brother of Stanley Keller of Blytheville, was crushed to death on his farm near Para- goi>W yesterday uttcrmxm when the tractor he was driving overturned. Mr. Keller, who was 39, was attempting lo get his tractor out of a rmulhole v,'hen the accident occurred. Services will be held at 2:30 tomorrow afternoon at the First Methodist Church In Paracould. Burial will be in Lin wood Cemetery. Mr. Keller, a veteran of World War II, instructed veterans taking agriculture training nt the Greene County High School. He was coach at Paragon Id High School In 1040. He was -secretary of the Greene County Farm Bureau and was secretary of the Greene County, Farmers' Co-operative Board. Mr. Keller Is survived by his wife, three children, three other bro thers and two' sisters. * • • Retired Joiner Merchant Dies Services for Charles Shirley Banks, retired merchant of Joiner, will be held In Trenton, Tenn,, at 2 p.m. tomorrow, Mr. Banks died at 2 US yesterday morning at Kennedy Veterans Hospital, where he had been a patient since May 30. He was 55 and an Army veteran of World War I. Mr. Banks is survived by his svifc, the former Miss Rosamond Hosey, and two aunts. Pallbearers will be Bill Hosey and Carlos Reddoch, of Joiner; N. R. Hosey and E. J. Hosey of Marvel; Roger Sowcll, Robert Harvey and Albert Hardaway of Memphis; Henry Rhenhorst of Olivia, Minnesota, National Funernl Home of Memphis IsMn charge. Rites Are Conducted For Mrs. Molly Overall Services (or Mrs. Molly M. Overall, 04. were held at Holt Funeral Home Chapel this morning by the Rev. p. H. Jernigan. pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church. Mrs. Overall died at the Blythe- ilHe Hospital at 1:30 Sunday morn- ng after an Illness of about three vceks. Mrs. Overall's only survivor Is a sister-in-law Mrs. Kale Blankcn- ship. « • * • Rites for Jake Raines Are Conducted Here Services for Jake Raines, fonncrlj of Blytheville, were held at Holt Funeral Home Chapel yesterday at 2 p.m. by the Rev. Lindsey [{arris, pastor of the Lake Street Method- st Church. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery. Mr. Raines is survived by two sons and three daughters. Services Are Held, For D../. Carter Fune_rffilServicCE for^D. J. Carter, 78, were ."conducted this afternoon at the Cobb Funeral Home Ch«p"l by the Rev. E. T. Kelly, pastor o! the Full Gospel Tabernacle. Buri?was. in Maple Grove Cemetery. Burglary Suspect Is Bound Over Willie Slonc. Blytheville Negro, waived preliminary hearing In Municipal Court this morning on a charge of burglary and he was ordered held to await Circuit Court action with bond set at $600. Stone Is charged with entering the Dixie Lunch, a cafe oh Ash Street, last month and steal'iig approximately $35 In cash. In other action this morning, Kent Rice wa.5 fined $50 and costs and his driver's license was suspended for 30 days on a charge of driving while under the Influence of liquor. Hearings for two Negroes, Willie Smith and Albert Barnes, on charges of gaming, were continued until Wednesday. They were ar- rc.sled when police raided a crap game Saturday night. R/Ver Takes 4 Lives as Man Dies Hero in Rescue Effort Blytheville Man's Prison Term Cut A Blytheville man. Orenc Ooff. has been given a reduced prison sentence by Qov. Sid McMalh Golf's term was reduced from 10 to five years Saturday by the governor who said the action had been (aken after consideration of the Board of Pardons, Paroles and Probation's recommendation of reducing the sentence because of GoII's good prison record. According to W. P. Ball, director of the board, Goff pleaded guilty to a SCO robbery on May 3, 1048. Mr. carter, who had lived h. Blytheville for a number of years lied at bis home nt ISIS West Sycamore Street nt 4 a.m. yesterday. He Is survived by his wife Mrs Stella carter and one brother. A K. Carter, both of Blythevllie. PITTSBURGH, June 12. W) — The raging waters of on Allegheny liver spillway took (our lives ycs- «rday but rivcrmen who refused to quit rescue efforts in the face of tcrrifyinK odds pulled four others safety. One rlveirnan. 80-year-old Hull Wright, died a hero, He tried desperately to save six icrsons who rode over a 11-foot dntn in their 25-foot .cabin cruiser miles northeast of Pittsburgh. Tiie four who survived a night of lorror were battered and beaten, nslde and out. They clung to the cruiser as It bobbed furiously in the foaming swirling spillway. For seven hours they watched scores of rescue attempts fail. A blimp, a seaplane and even men In a rovtboal tried lo reach them. Just ns It seemed their cruiser would capsize, they were pulled to small river towboat piloted by a veteran skipper who willingly took his chance with fate. He won his gamble—and lost his boat as It overturned in the maelstrom. Killing of Negro Woman Regarded As Closed Case Sheriff William Berryman said this morning that he was considering the murder of Cora Robinson, Blytbeville Negro, a closed case in spite of the fact there were no fingerprints or other evidence found o 11 the ax and Ice pick which were used to kill her. Sheriff Berryman staled that he had been notified by Arkansas State Police officials that there were no latent fingerprints found . __ on either the ax or the ice pick. safety by the volunteer crew of a The ax and ice pick were sent to SiRl« Pollre headquarters In Little Roclc Immediately after the woman's body was found, for processing. The sheriff stated that all evidence to date pointed to Willie Lee Henderson, the Negro woman'* mlt- or, who was killed by » train a few hours after the woman wu murdered, as the slayer. Commis addition Marriage Licenses The following couples obtained marriage licenses Saturday from tne office of Miss ElizabethEly the. county clerk: James Glenn of Blytheville and Miss Ernestine Sexton ol Cooler Mo, Charley Slalcup and Miss Mary Faye Wren, both of Blytheville. Mrs. Steele Tells How Hadacol Relieved Agony of Neuritis Pains tluted bj Vilamin B,, B 2 , lion and Niacin deficiencies! Mrs. James Stecle." 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