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, APRIL IS, 194* Britain Abolishes Penalty of Death Punishment of Lift imprisonment for Murder to Be Tried By Brm* W. Miinn "rJitU?'"* Staff Correspondent LONDON, April 16. (UP)-Great Britain, which once hanged criminals for stealing a !o»f of breal • bolishcd (he death penalty for murder j'ly-terrtay. , 5°!"..* ''"••"*'' experimental period, the maximum penalty for mur- oer wj|] be life imprisonment. During that lime hanging will he re- wrveri only (or those convicted under the Treachery Act /or such enmts ;« iieason or sabotaging the royal dockyards. The bill abolishing the death penalty for murders was passed by the House of Commons last night by a vote of 2« to 222. Members .it ihe labor party outside the government pushed Ihe bill through Commons. Lahorite members in the government had opposed the bill A tremendous burst of cheering arose in the austwe chamber when members cut across party lines, t approve the measure. Sponso s jumped to their fcH .shook hand'! and lassed papers into the air 11 « scene rarely observed in Commons. Abolition I.onp Soujrhf Even though abolition of capital punishment (or murder has been an historic project of the Laborites, the government opposed the measure on the grounds that the postwar period .with its increase of c.Ttnr_'5, made the pte.sent time inopportune for any chanja in the law. Home. Secretary James Chuter Erie. opposed it on those grounds. He was supported by Sir Maxwtt) Ps'fe. British prosecutor in the Nuernberg srar (rials. London newspapers for the past week have devoted much ot their scarce space to articles for and against Ihe death penalty as wed ax letters from readers on the subject. Only yesterday the. influential London Times came out in favor of abolition. BLYTHEVTLLg (ASK.)' COUNTER NEWS A Friend Is Lost State Water and Sewage Group llects Officers ,- Al ' k - A » r11 '«• — Solon Sanderson of Marl«n- n» was elected chairman of the Arkunsa, Water and Sewnge Conference here yesterday. Oilier officers chosen »t the dos- ! Ing session of • three-day annual I meeting were F«y p c ei ' of Van' Buren. vice-chairman; Or. Haul- son Hale of ra.vellevllle, secretnrv w. A. Mnyhan of Uttle. Rock program commute* chairman; nnd W. R. Spencer of faycttcvlllp fxc . culive committee chairman. Members of the executive cmn- mlltee Include Cecil nrown of Pine i Bluff. Joe Cllne o( Wo.st Hrlsni Elmo Lambert of Clarendon, M. K' | Kv»m of Lonok«, L. J. Kinhrrc o( [ With the Courts Chancery James D. Honneycutt vs. Plubv Jean HoneyciKl, suit for divorce. ' Marriage Licenses The following couples obtained marriage license, yesterday In the. office of Mlu Ellcabelh Blythe county clerk. HIIBO Hrmrner of Belleville, III.. and Mrs. Geraldlne Mellow of st Ixinls, Mo. James Wheeler of Annoiel and Miss Edith Conner of Blythevllle. Read Courier News Want Arts. Magnolia anrt I*, r, Ruwellvlll*. Uorlon »f First National Insurance Agencyv FOR COMPLETED PROTECTION • ''^ Phon« i>311 *' £ 108 North 2nd St. , ,„ B1 ^WILSON Anlh^BuiWin/ ^ ] at Die lifeless body of Bulcli, these four boj= n Richard Chiovaro, left to right, were playing s°and?ot' 1 basc l bal| R m"liQ05e\ itruck by a bus on a nearby highway. one of ehildlioo^s S r im( nest Malaria Control Unit Assistant Transferred P. H. Henley, assistant supervisor of the Mississippi County Malaria Control Unit here, has been .transferred to Marked Tree to be ria control supervisor tor Poinsett County, it was announced today. Mr. Henley left Blytheville .yesterday. and his duties at Marked Tree will begin immediately. Zimmerman's Death Brings Four-Way Race CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo.. April 16 —A spirited four-way battle for the post of United States Congressman, left vacant by the death of Orville Zimmerman of Ketmctt, who died in his office In Washington last week, is being staged by four Democrat leaders of the 10th Congressional District. The four who have announced for the vacancy, or indicated that they will seek it. are: State Senator L. Dan Joslyn of Charleston: Paul Jones of Kcnnett. newspaperman and chairman of the State Highway Commission, and a former slate senator; H. W. Robert Doniphan hotel man, World' War 11 veteran, and active in state and district Jaycee circles; and Joe Hunter Allen, attorney and farmer of Ne^v Madrid. Kobert had -filed earlier in the C'IY'IC Club and Speaker Get Wires Crossed and Engagement is Delayed LITTLE ROCK. April 1C. (UP) —Members of a civic club here today expressed the desire to make another try at having gubernatorial [candidate Sidney MeMath as a guest .speaker next week. I The Garland County prosecutor was scheduled to speak to the Little Rock Clvitan Club yesterday and even was in the hotel where he was to talk. ! But MeMath said he received a message notifying him that he wns i "excused from speaking." He returned to Hot Springs. Meanwhile, the Clvitans waited in vain for the guest speaker. MeMath said he had no idea who could have sent the note, and neither did any of Ihe club officials, but some speculated that It might, have been "politics." MeMath said later it might have been meant as a joke. '.'Anything can happen in a political race." he commented. "I guess if I can keep my sense of humor , I'll be all right." Rotary Club Hears Talk On Color Photography Rotary Club members vert shorn a series of color picture projections and heard a brief discussion of how color film can be user! by an amateur photographer by R. F. Klrschner of Blytheville at their noon meeting In the Hotel Noble yesterday. The Rotnry Club will meet jointly with the Lions Club on April 27 when Governor Ben Laney will address the civic organizations is a guest of the Lions Club, It was announced, at the meeting. A. H. Webb of Holland, Mo.. Ralph sweet of St. Louis, Mo.. E. J. Payne of Dallas, Tex., MM JS. Reid of Blytheville and C»rro»l Evans. Junior Rotarinn, were guests at the meeting. Read Courier News Want Ads. Thomas J. Lilly & Son AUTO and FURNITURE UPHOLSTERING NOW LOCATED 112 South Lilly St. Let Us Brinjr New Chiirni ;nul Hwiuly Into Your Home and (he Interior of Ymir Or A Complete Line of Beautiful Leatherettes We H,i all typos ,,f hirnllurr uiilinlsterlnj. Seal r«Vfr» Ull.,rfd U fit ynilr hnllt Icluul ruslilons. We have. « rnmrtlrle llnr of heinillfiil npholnlerlnr m»t*ri«l« rrady for your Immediate Impcrlioii »n<* srlrrlloii. Our exrH-rl staff of upholsterers .ire always rfiuly to advise with yon .bout your home anil auto iiplu.lstri Inf needs. Phone 4297 For Sale •', -S 4 ;„ , - -4 Stofe Certified D.& P. L PLANTING SEED CLEANED & TREATED 6-8-12 Fertilizer Roseland Gin Co. Roseland, Ark. Pins, when first invented in the Uth. century, were permitted to be sold only on the first two days ; in January, ) campaign against Zimmerman In • the Democratic prima>j- next August, while the other three hnve. rie- | cided to run since Zimmerman's } death. Just now the contest Is for the regular two-year term starting Jan. 1. 1949, unless Governor Donnelly calls a special election to fill Zimmerman's unexpired term from now until Jan. 1st. If that Is done, it is I probable that hoth parlies, Demo[ crats and Republicans, will <iecide | their respective e.andidate in cits- [ trict conventions, preceeded by ! county conventions at which time i each county will choose and instruct : its delegates. i It has been stated that there ap: parently is little use for a special ; election, since Congress may not be ; in session again before Jan. 1. ^^•^••••^••^^mH^^^^^^^^^^H RECTAL DISEASES A SPECIALTY (All Types Except Cancer) DRS. NIES&NIES Clinic 514 Main, Blytheville, Ark., Phore 2S21 ^ GARDEN SEEDS COMPLETE STOCK BULK OR PACKAGE FRESH PLANTS DAILY BLYTHEVILLE CURB MARKET 130 EAST MAIN ST. Funeral Insurance PHONE 4431 COBB FUNERAL HOME Rlylheville. Arkansas Pianos Wide selection of model* and prices on our floor all the time Piano Tuning And repair !iy an expert. Call us for service that satisfies Music Instruments A complete line of music instruments and supplies. From a pick to a bass violin Recordings Let us make permanent records of your voice and music. • Radio Repair • Sheet Music • Radios - Records BROOKS MUSIC STORE 107 E. Main I'hnoe 811 Before You Start On That Spring Vacation . . . drive your car inlo tiur par.-ipc and let our expert mechanics po nver il thoroughly—put it In top form for pleasurable summer »nri vacation driving. lx>w rates. LEE MOTOR SALES INC Oldsmobllc '307 East Main St. GMC Trucks Phone 2056 Auto Body Repairs Ih. h,.,l In Borty »« have ill modern t<,u\rm fn i't»"™t UkTr'e^ "' ** "** Behind 12 Years of Satlsf.eiory S«rriee hr Mississippi County •"• BARKER'S BODY SHOP •" •125 Rait- Kentucky Phone 2500 Flash Cameras At Barney's! 2<IO« West Main Street - •„ PRICED FROM $9.90 to $14.95 Him Development and Free 5*7 Enlargement ''* • With Rach Roll • Roll Film In AH Sizes— Kaslman Kodak Film ' r BARNEY'S I Phone 3647 2006 Weit Main St. FARM J» LOANS •dJ^ Ham* Office, Newark, N, J, ION« TUM FROKPT CUMIM* fc » w C114,, WRITE OR IH RAY WORTH! NGTON « ». Third St., Servln, Thl. Section 2S TBR MUDFNTMI. IMIJKAffCIt COMrANT Of Still & Young Motor Co ^ Lincoln-Mircury O*a/«f . •"•'% Phone 347S Blythevill* Ark. 112 Wmhiut 9L'"""- BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH Phone 3151 BARY CHICK TIME • BUY EARLY • BUY THE BEST A Complete Line nf Feed We Buy Poultryl Lewis Poultry •119 E. Main Phnne .3317 BOB MALONE Plaster and Stucco Phone 2029 Concrete Tile Sewer Tile Slf.ei «. * and * Inch Culvert Tile Slzw H, 12, IS, IS, «, !*, « and 3« Ineh A. H. WEBB Hwy. fi] »t Stale UM Thrinc FOR SALE Gel our prices on tested J2 inch la -Ifi inch concrete culverts. Also concrete building: blocks. CALL ON US DIAL 691 We Deliver and Sell for Less Osceola Tile and CULVERT CO. We Deliver Phone 691 REDYE1), the old shoe becomes smart, new appearing (particularly if also rebuilt here). We re- ri.ve shoes any coior —perfectly. H-fl LTCRS QUPL'TY SHOC SHOP 121 W M a I Kl S T DYNAMITE Now in Stock at Paul Byrum's Local & Long Distance Hauling Moving a Specialty Anytime — Anywhere Any Place Buck Meharg 401 E. Main St. Phones: Day 4677 Night 2986 INSTANT RADIO SERVICE AU, MAKES H> SpfrlaliM! tn r-M Latest Models of New • WeslinRhous* • CrosJey BLYTHEVILLE SALES COMPANY US E. Main STUDEBAKER Batteries Heaters Sun Shields Radioi Seat Covers Tires New Motors Parts Everything You Need for Your Car We Repair 'Em All 1 Any Make Cars and .'• Trucks... ' • Factory IVained Mechanics r • Paint & Body Work ) • Lubricating A Washing • Wrecker Service • New equipment . If you need a new 1 1/, ( on or 2 Ion Sludebaker truck *« h«v« it! r CHAMBLIN SALES CO. "Your Friendly Studebaker D+aler" R.R. & Ash St,. p noiw Guaranteed RADIO REPAIR by Expert Call Sll . . Brooks Music Store 107 E. Main EAST END AUTO SALES Has the car you want and need! Phone 4191 or see us at 503 E. Main CAN WATER AID IN " ARTHRITIS? YES ... If It's Mountain Valley Mineral-Water,'th« -funxms health waler from Hot Spring*..ArkuuiM. MOUNTAIN VALLET— Itttft • Stimulate kMnrp Vetlon. • eliminate Ihe wastes—M «(t«i »n ni««rl7i*f «••• of Arthritis and Rhe CROSSTOWN WHISKEY SHOP Main an<) DlrMm Blytheritie, Ark., . i..