The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 7, 1948 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 7, 1948
Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL T, I94S Safety Program Wins for Jaycees Caruthertville Club Ger» Award for First | Quarter's Top Project CARUTRERSB1LLE, Mo., April 1 —The Carutheisville Junior Chamber of Commerce won first place for having the outstanding project of the past three months period, in the quarterly Jaycee Bootheel Council meeting held Sunday at site- ton. The Council comprises twelve Southeast Missouri clubs, whlc;> hold quarterly meetings two weens prior to each State Jaycee Boain Meeting and state Convention. The meeting at Sikcston was the fins! quarterly meeting of the fiscal year, held just prior to the annual State Convention, April 23-23-25. at Jefferson City. In 'the election for officers, Al Loopcr of Poplar Bluff was named cHairman. and Harold Kiiehn of Cape Glrarcteau was re-elected treasurer. Looper succeeds Burlev Chism of Hayti, who has served during yie past year as chairman. The Council secretary .Is appointed by Ihe newly elected chairman, cus- | ""= »^u tomanly from the same town, an:! j faculty." Loopcr named Fred Gillam o{ Pop- Gnflm .jkJr Bluff to fill this post next year. ^The new officers take'over at the next meeting, at, Doniphan the early part ol July. Clubs represented at the Sikeston meeting were Cape Girardeau, Caruthersville, Portageville, Keii- nett. Doniphan, New Madrid. Poplar Bluff, Sikeston. and Hayti, with j (United Ite* SUM CormpondniO ,By Ed Roger* JACKSONVILLE, Fl«., Apr. 1<UP —Detectives ' ' members of here today In t'he death" of the school's pretty resident nurse, whose iicaten body was dragged from her fiaming dormitory room s*sterday. Firemen Investigated smoke pouring from the dormitory window found the nurse's lifeless body, gashed and bruised, wrapped In kerosene-soaked blankets. Preliminary examination showed she had been raped. Police believed she was beaten to death with a heavy glass ash tray which they found, covered wllh blood, near the body, AuUiorlUee ordered an autopsv and a report, or the results was to be made today. The pretty brunette was identified as Mrs. Ann Lewis, 36-year-old resident nurse at the fashionable Bolles Military School for boys here for the past six years. Police, said she was' the divorced wife of Prcd W. Lewis, Chicago cosmetic salesman. Police were trying to locate the nurse's former husband, and Chief Criminal investigator Gene Griffin of the sheriff's office said "we are also questioning members of the said Mrs. Lewis had eaten lunch with other staff members in the school canteen only 20 minutes before smoke was report ed pouring from her room in the school infcrlrmary. Firemen arrived shortly after some students—boys eight to 15 years old—attempted to put out the blaze .with fire extinguishers. They found her body in the smoke-filled room, lying in pools of ....*. uu.,,,,,1, ..JUL. wiucii ma noi, jiave blood beneath a mattress on the representatives at the regular quar- i floor. Most of her clothing includ- icrly meeting were stccle, Campbell | I"B undergarments, had been rip and Maiden. i ped away and the body was cover Safety Project Wini ed with livid welts. The bodv •••-- Military School's Faculty, Students Questioned in Rape-Slaying of Nurse police called In students and Questioned them, one by one. Most ol -.--- the school's 300 cadets Were at homii ......_ faculty for SpYing vacation this boys' military school about sixty Jaycees present. The other three which are members of the Council but which did not has-e During the regular business session, report were given by each club pertaining to a club activity during the past quarter, with the "Safety For Our School Children" j-afety project of the Caruthersville club winning the quarterly award lor the outstanding project. Each quarter, the council names the outstanding project of the quarter, and the outstanding Jaycee worker of the quarter. The 1 Softball Committee, of which Jim Swansuri of Cape Girardeau was chairman, reported the committee hart decided to stage a Softball Tournament the latter part of July'in Hayti, and that all clubs of jdne Otoncil wqitld be eligible to en- f let or .sponsor a .team. Hayti will furnish 'the equipment,' with win-' ners to receive a portion'bf the net proceeds. The program was set up on a long-term basis, with the site of the tournament to change each jear until all council clubs have dragged from the room before "flames reached it. Following the gruesome discoverv, had a chance to stage the lourna- ment. The Council will provide trophies to the first and second place winners. The purchase of several thousand three-color stickers was authorize-J by the council, with each club to receive the same number. The stickers, designed by the Clyde Harper Agency of this city, will be used to publicize this . Bootheel area and Council at the state Convention at Jefferson City in the latter part of this month, "and at the National Jaycce Convention in Philadelphia in June. . , Those present from Caruthersville were Maurlde Mali'n,'Marcus Lauck, Mack rtcNeil, Clyde'Harper, A. c. Brooks Tom Clark. John Mitchum. S. C. Abcrnathy,. and.'Jere Kingsbury. • . . . ; Demand Continues Good For Output of Dairies FAVETTEVILLE, Ark.. April 7 (UP)—The demand for dairy products will increase In the forsee- able future, according to George C Mahle, president of the American Butter institute. Mahle told a group of 3,000 visitors at the University of Arkansas Experiment Station that dalring is one of the safest and soundest investment.? In the nation today. The occasion was the inauguration of a new dairy herd breeding barn which was presented to the Arkansas Artificial Breeders Association. Read Courier News Want Ads. GARDEN SE^DS BULK OR PACKAGE FRESH PLANTS DAILY BLYTHEVILL! CURB MARKET 130 EAST MAIN ST. 4 Planting Seed Soybeans, Corn, Cotton Seed, Sudan, Oats, Lesp € de M Alfalfa Pasture Mfctnre* Lawn Grasses & Other Field e See Us For Your Requirements Blytheville Soybean Corporation 8s6 • Phones §57 DYNAMITE Now in Stock at Paul Byrum's MALONE Plaster and Funeral Insurance PHONE 4431 COBB FUNERAL HOME Blyfheville. Arkansas Stucco Phone 2029 Ixical & Long Distance Hauling Moving a Specialty Anytime — Anywhere Any Plate Buck Mcharg 401 E. Main St. Phones: Day -1677 '29S6 ENJOY THE BEST IN PIT BARBECUE! AT THE — RAZORBACK DRIVE-IN Courteous Waiiresses * Girl Car Hops «,>.,„>: .** To Wait On You , HOURS: <:M p.m. _ l:M ,.„,. Wtth- J 12:»« No«n-U:H Mid-nl Sandny, SouHi D.Y»ion St. p hont ,Wlicn In Need Of Shoe Repairing •Call 4347 Free Pickup and Dcliverj! H A L F 0 R D SHOE SHOP IW Sooth 2nd St. FOR SALE Get our prices on tested 12 inch lo 18 inch concrete culverts. Also concrete building blocks. CALL ON US DIAL 691 W« Deliver and Self for Less Osceolo Tile and CULVERT CO. We,Deliver Phone 691 Bt/YTHEVTLL^(ARK.y^ COURIER NEWS «nd tin fulher of her chlM. Foltom't Lawyers Fib - Awwer to Paternity Suit CUUMAN, Ala., April 7, (UP)— Attorneys for ciov. j«m« E. (Big Jim) polsom today dp-wrlbrd his s .f x . '•'""J?"' »'"h « prelly r«d- halred divorce* as "c!»nd«tlne" nnri coiUcndNl (Hal. lliey dirt not constitute R common-law maniac* as chnrged in • A pntemlty suit ncainsi the six-foot eight-Inch COY- Lawyers for Fblsoin yntcrdny Illfd answer to two suits broiiRht 1" Cullman County Cli-ciill Court March a by Mrs. Clirlstln* Putman Johnston, who claimed the governor fathered, her 23-months-oM son. * They listed M grounds for objection MUcklng the legal validity of( Hie suits seeking to have the widowed governor IISHIM Mr* Johnston'* common-law husband hvr*, . • "l by Inw, did Riloi-ncys deny the alleged sex relntions. Nor dirt they IE!? r < "' ( . d< " 1J ' ^ Folsoi » ls a - ther of the ch rt, born Amll n ««. in Nashville, TD?m. ' "' Fried Chicken... Crappie Dinner -BEER- 7 Days a Week! Blanchard's Cafe I'oHaRCville, Mo. Ownerl I5y Slunlcy Keller comfort; «njoy travel it it» very best... by Greyhound., Greyhound Bus Sra. Phone 4441 IM North FHlh 4VII ICONOMr One iioiuiii tm "' 10n Wny Trl|> .->>»• OrlMiTj, I,,,. W ,(« S15 .|, >«»ml. Kl« i7. ra 3 , ,,, JarkMlll, M., .... j., 0 9 , s All.inu. c;j 6.1,1 n M Chilian',;,, Tcnil . JJD |() |(j (U.S. In GREYHOUND Pianos \Vltle selection of models and prices on our floor all <h« lime Piano Tuning And fopiiir by an ex»er(. dill us for service thai snlisfk's Music Instruments A complete line of music in- slriimcnls «nd supplies. From H pick lo a buss violin Recordings I.el us mnke permanent records of your voice and music.. • Radio Repair • Sheet Music • Radios - Records BROOKS MUSIC STORE 1(17 B. Main Phno* 811 First National Insurance Agency 5 1 " FOR COMPLETE PBOTECTIOH '. i 1 ••*<'• Phoiwj 2311 - •' , 10« North 2nd St. ' f > ' ' i , ' BILL WILSON CHARLES <ru CLOSE PLAY BUT HE'S "SAFE"! ••vj'/und you' S!l f e ^, w jt|, the spjit second timing we Kjve .vour car! Our check for spring goes into every yilnl mechanical movement (« « s - •siire unexcelled performance. Give us your car today for n SAFE and SOUND automotive check! We Cater to Truckers! LEE MOTOR SALES 308 E. Main OLDSMOBILE—CMC TRUCKS Phone 2056 BABY CHICK TIME •, BUY EARLY • BUY THE BEST A Complete Line of Feed . We Buy Poultry! Lewis Poultry 419 E. Main Phone 33] 7 I Have On Hand At All Times Several tractors and equipment . . . both new and used nne« JOHH DEEHE. FARMALL *nd other makes. Also. I hive for sale at all times 70 to 80 head of mules. Terms can be arranged. Will trade for most *nythlnj you have. New Fnrd Tractors Ready for Delivery F. C. CROWE I Mlk 8. «C Briftxtocto Concrete Tile Sewer Tile *l/es 4, « and * Inth Culvert Tile « II, 1Z, 15, U, t j, Uf M »n<l M Inch A. H. WEBB Hwr. M a| gtau Urn Phm* BlTthcrtn* 714 PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Stock Guaranteed Best Prices Kirby Drug StoreS REDYKD, the old -shoe becomes smart, new appearing (particularly if also rebuilt here). We re- dye shoes any color —perfectly. H-fl LT€RS QUflLITY SHOC SHOP 121 W. M O I N ST. INSTANT RADIO SERVICE AU, MAKES \Ve Specialize In F-M Latett Models of \ cw • Wesfinghoua* • Crosier BLYTHEVILLE SALES COMPANY 138 E. Main Phono J61S Auto Body Repairs I Stand Behind 12 Year, of Satisfactory Service fc^ Mississippi County , ; BARKER'S BODV SHOP * 426 Kttst Kentucky Flosh Cameras At Barney's] 200B West Main Street PRICED FROM S9.90 to $14.»5 Film Development and Free 5x7 E n |«r K em«U « n t ,., Wj(h K *« h Ro " Ron Him In All Sizes-KHslman Kodak Film BARNEY'S Pko.. 3647' 2004 Wnt M.i» St. FARM ) LOANS Ko«« Ofltct, Ntwark, N. J. CAU., WKITI OK .1C* RAY WORTH INGTON ort,, f . I HUPKNTIAI. INSUXANCK COMrANT OT AMWICi Siill & Young Motor Co. Lincoln-Mercury Dealer Phone 3479 Blytherill* Ark. 112 W»hnrt 8t BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE- NORTH TENTH Phone 3151 Here's How to get Early Spring Delivery on a New EVIHRUDE G«t In ahead ot the spring rush when there lire never enough Evln- rudes to go around C Cnll and choose your motor now. A 20% deposit will give you priority delivery on n sparkling new *48 Evinnide. We rill accept «. tew u.wrt motors of approved makes ftt fair trade-In allowance. We have in stock lor immediate delivery, a limited quantity of 5 4-10 H.P. and 9 7-10 H.P. Evin- rudwl Guaranteed RADIO REPAIR by Expert Call 811 Brooks Music Store 107 R. Main STUDEBAKER . . . > ' We Repair'Em Al^ Any Make Cars and Trucks... Batteriei Heater* Sun Shields Radios Seat Covers Tire i New Motors Partt Everything You Need for Your Car \ ^ * \\ • f Factory Trained Mechanic* k I'aint & Body .Work " I Lubricating & Washing ' S Wrecker Service K ( 'J New Equipment * ~\ If you need a new 1 >/, i on or 2 ton • btiidebaker truck we have it! ' : CHAMBLIN SALES CO. "Your Friendly Studebaker Dealer" ~ R.R.iAjhSts. Phone 21951 • McKI M«nl! la, Ark. Free Delivery Call PICKARD'S GROCERY • Phont 2043 1014 Chickasawba EAST END AUTO SALES Has (he car you want and need! Phone 4191 or see UE at 503 E. Main CAN WATKR AID IN ARTHRITIS? YES ... H It's Mountain Valley Mineral-Water, the f»mo«»>-" health viler from Hot Springs Arkwww. " MOUNTAIN —"—• • Sllmal»(« kidney activii. ' • EHmlnafe the w ft Arthritis an4 CROSSTOWH WHISKEY SHOT Mate > BfytheviHe,

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