The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 26, 1948 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

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PAG1 . TWBM* (ARK-V OOITRWR MOHDAY, APRIL M, Ittt Death Sentence Upheld for Negro Court AUe Affirm* D*CMt*n I* Stot« T«K COM trrna ROCK, Ark-, Apm M. )— A death xxU-enoe Imposed Bop*!*** to H«or Dr. Campbell in Revival M««tag«« Dr. K.C. CumptoeU, pMior at ttw PtMt Baptist Churoh le UtN* Hoc*, wM MTive In BljrlhevHl* kod*y to conduct lh« Mr\>ioM In Mu «4Jtit- d*y revival which b*e*n yMWrditr in rht flnt B»ptl>* Churah with nin» *ri<$i!io»» the firii d»y. Th« servle«« yesterday wer« oofi- dueted by the pastor, the Her. B.c , . . upon » Nortfe IJMie Rock Negro bf Brown, and Dr. C«mpbeM wW b» • Putuki County jury for trie brv- U4 ripe ot i 24-year-old girl of hU em-rac* »'»» approved today bf p the Ar)unH> Supreme Court. Ttx auault bf Kdw^rd Pugh took pUc« Initt Dec. 3 as Ihe child played on Uw steps of a Little Rock church wher* her fftther was pastor. Pugh, who received a stay of «- •cutton by ttw Supteme Court appeal, wiU be re-assigned an execution 'date by Gov. Ben Lancy. He WAI originally scheduled to die last Deo. 18, only 1J days Rftw Hie a.oMUlt took place. Th« supreme court »)>penl wns flled on the contention that PUKE'S confession was given under duress and while the Negro was held Illegally by Llille Rock, police. Associate Justice R. W. Robblm said that in the opinion llmt If the conlesslou h»d not been admissible there stili w»s sufficient evidence to send Puye to ilia Pugh was captured and confessed shortly aft^r the a.s.stmlt and was In th£ pulpit for Uie remttadur ot th« services, which ut belnc eon- ducted twice daHy with aermoru at 7:16 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. t*wou*h May 1. Dr. Campbell k being uaisted in the- sen'kM l>y Ralph D. Ohurehlll, member of the faculty of the Southwestern Bantwt Seminary In Fort Worth, Tex. Mr, Clmrchlll U directing Uw Junior Choir each evening at 7- o'clock, and at the'.same hour • a Sunclny-School-at-Nighl program Is being presented by the Sunday School. A totnt ot 649 pupils was In attendance in Sunday School yesterday morning and 1BJ attended the Training Union sessions last night. Of the nine additions to the church reported yesterday, eifiht were by baptism, and one by letter, the Rev Mr. thrown said. Lightning Strikes Once to his car when U crashed U iKinictute on Hi^hwRy No. South of Hatmon And plunged held in the Stale Hospital for ob-linto Crooked Creek. gervaLkm. * Hoari (,'unlractors KesponsJblf State Revenue Commissioner Otho TJie judgment was against Ihe HIM A. Cook failed Iti an attempt to Construction Co. nnd Ben M. Hogan, collect $602 in additional slate in- KenenU voiui construction contrac- come taxes from the Arkansas State Ric-s Millmg Co. of Carlisle. In a unanimous opinion written by Associate Justice J. S, Holt, the supreme court affirmed an earlier decree of Ixmoke Chancery Court. Cites 1947 I,aw Cook sought to collect the lax under his interpvelaUon of a 1947 which n*rmiUed the taxpayer credit on only 50 per cent of his federal income tax payment rather than upon 100 per cent as previously. Filing on a July 1, 1945, to June 30,1946. fiscal year basis, "tht mlll- Ing firm took lull credit for federal payments under Ihe old law. Cook, argued that- the 19\T measure was retroactive as effecting the calendar year of 194%, und that the firm should not have tnken full credit for the flrst six month. 1 ; of the y*ar. The lower court ruled that the department could not collect the tax on a fiscal year beginning prior to Aug. 15, 1945. "There are no express words hi the act giving it * retroactive effect, and we find no language Iti the emergency clause or elsewhere that necessarily so Implies/ 1 the opinion -said. In another opinion, the Supm'ie Court affirmed a Boone Circuit Court decree awarding Wnde Whilney $5,000 for personal Injuries and tors, who were rebuilding the highway under a contract with ilve State Highway Commission. The court ruled that road contractors, nnd not the Highway Department were responsible for elect- Ing warning barricades and stg- nnIs while building rends. "We think It was the duty ol appellants both as a matter of contract, and of common law obligation, to warn the traveling public of a hazard which they had created a'nd (o use ordinary care to 5 Arkansans Die Violently Over Weekend By Unit** Pr<*t five peraons died li'iglc At death* In 'Arkansas over the week- pnrt-ttir«* br drowning one by electrocution and one from gunshot wounds Coleman Marrlsoa. »-year-old 300 Ibs. 18.15-20.aS; JOO-350 )bs. 17.75-19; J30-1W Ibs. 18.50-21.15; few 22; 100-m !b«. 15.50-19; »ow« 450 lb«. down 16-16.15; few choice IT. over 450 lb». 15.35-16-, «tag* 12-14. Cattle 4.6KK); salable 4,000; calves 1.100 nil salable. Market active and .strong to 50« higher on sfeers and heifers. Cows, strong; bulls, ifeady; vcalcis 50c higher. One load choice weight steers, 31.25; several loads good and choice steel's 28-30.50; a few raeiiium to low good, 28-27.50; iwo loads good replacement steers i650; good and choice heifers «nd mixed yearlings 27.50-30; odd head good cows 104-25; common largely 19.SO-23; cnnncrs and cutters 15-19. There's a man in that car. He's proving tiuit riding in an milo- mobile during a thunderstorm Is safe. Weslinghouse engineer John J. Clark fell nothing when 3,000.000 volts of.laboratory liRhl- ninR struck the car, inches above his head. The bolt passed harmlessly into the ground. Experiment wns performed in Trnfforcl, Pa. N. Missco HOC Council Plans NewClubroom The Comity Council, composed ot the various Home Demonstration I Lhe council members, and demonstrated a* a project for the program. Forty-four mcmbei's aUcmle.il ine club all-day meeting Saturday, and after a pot-luck lunch was sorved demonstrations iti cabinet making nnd linoleum repair were given in the afternoon's program. It was also decided at the meet- ' y ' Y* drown «J * h *n » motorbo«t overturned on the Whlt« H^vw below Lock and Dam »t B»t- ovillt. Ac«omp»nylng Harrlwm w«r» Jick L»ggetl and C«cll Milliken. A wave capsized the U-foot craft. Tht men held to K uritll It wan submerged by lh«lr weight. H"rrljon wan not, M«n after they started swimming toward the »hore HU bodjr had not be*n rwovered •arly today. Cecil Martin, »«-year-otd a»n'- mlll operator on Ridge Mountain near Paris, WM drowned when he ! fell from a boat In Petit Je»n Rlv- j er between Ola and CenterviUe In I Y«ll County. H« and another man | wert returning to shore after sett- Ing a Irot line. Martin fell from the bow of the boat Into 20-foot .iwift water. The body had not been recovered early today. Robert T. Simpson, Jr., 23-year- old painter, was drowned In Clear Lake near Pulaskl-Lonoke County line He challenged his father If a swimming race while they and an- , other man were In a boat. About 30 ' yards from short, Simpson called ( for help and went under before I anyone could reach him. The body I was recovered a few hours later. t Zane p. Milton, 24-year-old El' Dorado lineman for a. Chicago Con- I *ructfon company, vra* electrocut-' body touched whllt h« wu former on a pole. near C»md*n. HI* hlgh-teniloti wire In&talllnff » fcrmrw- 'NEW YORK traJfto court cittern i tw *l«ritkl "A CHutn" which r«ad: "I saw thl« U« attached to an out-of-town car, but I took It off." A traffic tick* wu tfletadwl and th« letter went on to d*ploM (UP)—Downtown «uch trt»tm»nt to * v«tor. Just received shipment of APEX WASHERS $139.95 E. B. GEE SALES CO. 117 N. Second St. Pkon* 1016 ____ prolect the public from tile danger incident to this hazard/' the opinion said. "The verdict wa* certainty generous and abundantly adeo.uate," the opinion added, "but it Is not si) excessive.that It may not be permitted to .stand." In other action, the Supreme Court: Affirmed B Garland Circuit Court decree awarding $6,500 in damages to Mr, and Mrs. P. G, Ransom lor injuries suffered when Mrs. Ran- .som was struck by the end gale of a truck belonging to the Ford and Son Sanitation Company o( Hot Spring*. The court said Reuben and George Ford /ailed to prove that Henry Johnson was not acting as their employe when tin accident happened lust May 26, Clubs in North completing j>lnns for pi County, \ nif.kin club room from one of the buildh at the dill-grounds, Mi.ss Gertrude Bond, Home Demonstration Agcn:., announced today. Fair Acacia lion officials have given their approval to the project and committees for completing plnn.s were appointed Saturday nt the County Council meeting at the Flat bake Home Demonstration Club ho IKS*. It wa* decided that the room would be furnished by the various clubs, and that It would be converted into a lounge for fair visitors while the fair was in progress. Mrs. W. L. Smith. Mrs. Spencer Bunch, Mrs. Zoa -Thompson, Mrs. two Jars of food . H - Home and HospHui in IillUe lls | This home was re-named last year. and was formerly the Crippled Children's Home. Other ItenJK discussed during the meeting were rest camp for the summer and booths for the fair in September. Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCK- YAHDS. April 26. (OP) — IUSDAJ — Livestock: Hogs "li, 100; salable I0.10O; fairly active; barrows and gilts 51 higher Umn Friday: spots up 1.25. Sows 75c P. S. Parker, find Miss Bond were ' to $1 higher. Bulk poqcl ami choice named on the committee for selec- j nc-230 Ibs. 22-22.50: top 22.50; tlon of materials for Lhe room. The furniture will be covered by I mostly for 180-220 Ibs.. '230-2-10 Ibs. 21.60-22; 240-210 Ibs. 20-21.57; 270- SEAGRAM'S 7 CROWN. 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MARSALIS FANS For the first 150 people that come to see this Nev* Sensation I will give a nice souvenir. / Don Edwards My New Home, 772 West Wo/nut St. Phone 3382

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