The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 31, 1948 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 31, 1948
Page 10
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BIA'THEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Jonesboro Man's Sentence Upheld •iKilMSMtm Mult Scrv* 21 Y«on For Killing Negro LmUK ROCK, Ark., May SI. WP)—The ArkanjLS Supreme court ruled today that Walter Montague, JonMboro, Ark., businessman, must •err* a 11-year prison aenUnce for the murder ol a Negro whom he formerly employed. IfooUffu* waa convicted of sec- ood-degree murder by a era IB he a a County Cirtuit court Jury following t»i« fatal shooting of Ralph Donald•on. M, 'Uut Sept. M. Donaldson wan Blatn In Monla- (ue'a office in Jonesboro after the Negro had been taken there by Mon- tague'a suter and brother. Uontacue, who had kllkd one m»n and ahot another In proviou: Heads Jaycees 25 Civil Cases On Docket for June Hearings Obituaries — • ••• ,"*••""—. /i. c. Brooks 01 t."flru[iicrsv:]]e, •ncounter., admitted tlaylng Don- Mo ., w ln be Installed BS the new aldaon but claimed he acted in self-1 president of the Junior Chamber of aeiena«. Commerce In the annual iusUilla- oirtcers, however, , , testified that nothing was said fol- Jowing the ihoottng "to Infer" that' A former resilient or Memphis! Donaldson made any move to tack anyone. . I tw o years, ami nas i>eeu active in Montague'! (liter, Gladys Mon(a-| Jaycce work, serving nt present n» *, aald her brother fired at Don- secretary. He Is associated with the toOU After th« latter ltm<rpri a*, n. n Thmnn^ l~l*i,ifti-i,,,n,,t cytn.... , at-.Mr. Hrooks has resided here atxjut |two years, and has been active In , - aldson after th« latter lunged at him. . Th« cuprem* court divided four *» two In deciding that the evidence warranted the prison sentence. Justice J. 8. Holt wrote the majority opinion. Justices R. B. Robins and B* f-. McPaddin dissented. The court ruled in a second criminal case th»t a new trial be held 'or U. D. Lambert, tamberl was •entenced to five years on > charge of transporting a stolen automobile from Shrereport. La. to DeQuecn. After his capture, Lambert escaped from a Sevler County jai) but was returned when recognised by a stale patrolman. . . • . C. C. Thomas Ocparli|ient Store, ' ed by State jnyccc President Gilbert H. Morton of Fcstus. Mo., who was elected to the state post nt (lie recent annual slate election meeting held nt Jefferson City. Twenty-live eivn cases have been scheduled for trial In Ihe Chlckas- iw-Rba Division of the Mississippi County Corcult Courl for the June term, It was announced loday by Harvey Morris, circuit court clerk, The court lerm will begin next Monday with Judge Chnrlps w. Light of Paratrould presiding. The Jury will reported the following day, when three c:iscs BIB due to he tried. Courl will be ill recess aflcr Tuesday until the following Monday. June 14, to permit Attorneys to Httend the meeting of HIP. Ark-1 1 ansas Bar Association In Hot Spring!*. The cases docketed Include: Jurt« & H. C. Campbell vs Mrs. T. A. Crockett el al. _™, „ .,..,,. Fulton Paint Co. vs James Barks- of Cnnithci-sville. clnle . doing business as nnrk* dale Mfg. and Mnchlne Works. Johnny 1^ Lowery fit al. vj. Mayford Ilackworth. el »l. Junr 14 O. A. Karelin vs. Wylle K. Cirlccc et al. rnul w. Davln vt. First National liank et al. John Mlnyard iff. Gerald Sprlch cl al. Norman Bunch vs. SanfordBoone .- tlon ceremonies Thursday nitjhl, June 17. He succeeds Mnurlcc Malln. . . , i KUI The new officers iire'lo be install-' et al, Clarence Edwards, Jr. Jtnir IS Wllkerson Memphis Attorney Leaps From Viaduct Railing MEMPHIS, Tcnn., May 31. (UP) —'William R. Harrison, K Memphis attorney and former cilv judge, committed suicide Sunday In a 110- ' dive from a viaduct railing. The 69-year-old Harrison dhs a naiivc of Dycr.iburg, Tcnn. He hud been In poor health. Harrison wius en route home from church. Witnesses said he cllinhed I atop Ihe ralllii!; and dived below. Survivors include two sisters. Mrs. Wallace W. Moore ot Union City and Mrs. Ben Dietwl of Nn,sh- vllle. Boys fleeted To Boys State Offices Alvln Duclos and Richard Lum of Blythevllle were among the Boys' State delegates being named to Important offieles In the mythical citiea yesterday. Alvln will act as collector and Richard an nldennnii for the City of Jefferson. Tomorrow the group will make a atudy of the stale government with ~~ "'~i*~ ' " " •—i Lt. Oov. Nathan Gordan as lh» K f cntl - v returned from a trip to| Charles L. Short el al. vs principal speaker. Miami, pla., worked nl various pro-j cftle Bnughmnn. i Other Mlssljippi County hov< J';f ts dlll ''"l! (ll e school year lo oh- Jack Marsh et al. vs Lawrence n« "". r.°.,,* tal " f "" ds lo finance the tour, a Hnsscll. iL-mber of (he clnss said today, in Norman Shields et al vs Dr i:e»'s Hem Salimlay it wns cr- J. M. Walls, doing business as jnemisly stated that the money i Walls Hospital ' ad_ been contribuli-d by citizen., of I Ertlth George Fnnlker vs. Mlssl- Class Pays for Trip Members of the griulunlliig class ouoim or the Sleclc, Mo., High School, w hoj Burnett. vs, w. S. Oeorge Cox v». O. ». Rollliuon el a). Alex Mayner vs. H. V. Mctchcr- Univtysal Finance Corp. vs. Walter Colllngs. N. O. Moor« vj. Mrs. N. M. Moore el. al. Ouleda Snodgrass vs. K. G. Bur- P. H. Maltliewi et al. VB L. s. Hnrtxog et al. .fune 2! A. C. Huddlcston, Jr., et al. vs. Miigutilla Petroleum Co. et a!. Farmer S. England vs. Magnolia Pelrolemn Co, et «I. Bonccta Wroten, doing business as Lnngslon VVrnlen Co., et al. Magnollu Petroleum Co. ct al. Erwln Jones vs. Henry Long. Fletcher Fisher v.i. Luther Gray. .Tun* 23 Jewel Mnyo vs. Pnlior While et »1 O. Wilkinson vs. E. c. - -, —•^j.a^n,, Vjuiiiti,y O0\"$ b*to« elected to offices are David Prendergrast of Osceoli who WHS elected treasurer and Dan Hum-1 phriw of Dyesi elected an alder- nun of »he City of Wilson. Fifteen boys from Blythevllle were •pomored by various civic orgnni- *ations and the Dud Carson Post of the American Legion to attend the Boys 1 SUU Convention at Caimi RobUuon near Little Rock. Blythevllle Boys' State delegates are Howard Bailey,'Charles Bognn Alvln Duclos, Jack Elliott; Prentls H. Jernlgan, James Cecil Lowe Jr Richard Lum, Wade Reeves, Mose Simons, Jr., Johnny Wilson, Clifton O'Nenl Wilson, undeRoss Caldwell, Jr. Today the delegates were scheduled to lake up their study of county government*. Funeral Service Conducted for Doctor's Widow Funeral services for Mrs. Josephine Wcrl, Tl, widow of Dr. Alva WrH, who uitd at her home at 224. Dougan Street yesterday, weie conducted thlj afternoon In the Cobb Chapel by the flev. E. C. Brown, pastor o( the First Baptist Church, with burinl lu (lie Maple Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Wcrt, who hud been ill for several months, had lx?i»n in Cly- thcvillB .since 1915, wheh she came lucre, from fVjrt Smith, Ark. She WILS born In llumausville, Mo. While In BlyLliL-viilo .she hnd been an active member ol the FVsl Baptist church, the Woman's Club and the United Dmiejiter.s ol the Confederacy. Mrs. Wert is survived by two suns, Raymond nucl S. W. Schmuck, bolU of Jilylhcvillc; a daughter, Mrs. Flunk Broilcrlck ol New York Clly, N. V., and a stepson, Dr. RUMI-H Wcrl, three uraudchiluien and live grout, grandchildren. I'Bllliearers were Chcsler Nabors, A. S. Harrison. Hollis Moody, I3ry- unt Stewart, w. 1 Malln anil O. 1). Hanimock. The Cobb Funeral Home was in charge o! aiTaiigemenUs. Final Rites Conducted For Mrs. S. F. Rodgers Funeral servicL'.s for Mi's. S. F. KutlKCT.s, «J, who died al the Walls Hospital Saturday night, were conducted yesterday afternoon at the Cobb Chapel by the Rev. W. C. Slewnil, pastor of the Cold Ridge Baptist Church. She lived South ol Dell and was buried in the Dogwood Cemetery. Mrs. Rodacrs, who wns born in Lexinglon, Teim.. came to Mississippi County about 20 years ago. She is survived by her husband; six sons, Clarence imd Eudell Rogers o[ Dell, Fteda Rodders ot Sleele, Mo., l>oylc iintl Joe lioiijsers of Jackson. Tcnn.. and Viri]ie Rulgcrs ol Lexington, Tcnn,; two daUBhtcrs, Mrs. Lola Powers of Bnkersfield, Calif., and Mrs. Golden Perkins of Dell; four sisters, Mrs. Annie Smith of Milan, Temi., Mrs. Ray Jordan and Mrs. Adu SikCH of Pails, Tcmi., and Mrs. Elixa lluffstedier of Kuoxville, Teiii>.. ir-il •• brotli«r, John RobUtns ' of Beacon, Tenn, I - • • rnj Home iv.i.s in i charge of arrangements. M. LAYMEN (Continued from Face 1.) duct but two. Mr. Bberdt's subject for the sermon which preceded the presentation of the certificates was "Trumpeters." He called attention to ihe need for men and women today who will serve as trumpeters In promoting Christianity and provide the leadership and example In waging a relentless war on sin and placing proper emphases on clean living through which those who are Christian can *et the right kind of an exampl* for others seeking a belief way of life. Trumpeter* are needed, "Mr. Bb- erdl salrj, to sound a warning against the dangers of selfishness, and the failure to place God first In our lives. We need-to demonstrate loyalty to the church, lo cultivate courage; we need to combat the evils of liquor, and hyprocrisy. Too Much Love for Dollars "There are dangers here in BJy- theville. Sometimes I fear that we love the dollar so much right here l«ac/m//« -Men Held On Woman's Complaint E»rl Edward Harrell, IB. and Car. mel Wlnefred Arnold. 28, both of Lenchvllle, waived preliminary hearing In Municipal Court this morn- Ing on charge* of rape «nd were ordered held to await Circuit Court action. ,Harrell and Arnold were arrested by Deputy Sheriff Jinx MeHancy yesterday on » complaint filed by a M-year-old Leachvllle woman. In other action tlie court dismissed charges of arson against Lester King end Andrew Hurst of Blythevllle, on * motion by the slate. The two men were, charged with burning an automobile. Frank Cherry forfeited » J3525 cash bond when he Uiled to ap- pesr to snswer a charge of driving while under the Influence of liquor and hearings for J. Strickland and H. H. Baxter on reckless driving charges were continued until Wednesday. CANNING FRUIT? AMAZING SUCCESS SECRET ' YM, FREE! The 1948 edition of •» * mer Canned 4 Frozen Fruits' -r32 pAges of wonderful informa bon! . Here you 11 read how to get finer flavor, color »nd texture through a simple change in your canning «nd freezing syrups. .Also atep-by-step directions ' * ndch "t»fora)lfruiU! Recipe,, for picklts, conserves, jellies! New wtyt of serving them all! It* an eye-widening bo»k... ant j X it* yours FREE! M»T CW» THAT mum HOUMS 7» r. 0. Iw 4321 teete, sslppl Vullcy Canning Co. PHILCO " *• * UHT-IN WITH HUGE fREEZER lOCKER ,hat holds over 50 pounds of Frozen Food*. 'no... >o rfir ± ^-r, $^r«*;™^S^ The fines! rc!riB<- r '"" r '- . v :.., cr c«>mrol- »-™ wii > widi s n;r." *.u shelf---..,, i» •nonccJtocov«rfom»-^ 7 _ |arj ,, «c^;t.5«A-—"" , K c; Huge vege,.>ble \>.n CONVENIENT TERMS Cuts Food Bills ! AMAZING NSW }94 8 PHIICO FREEZER Hubbard & Hoke In our own church that It has kept us from building a sanctuary that we have been needing for more than 20 years," he said. "Wa need to show a grealer interest In, and love for, our fellowman; we need lo love Ood and show determination to do hU will," he asserted. Mr. Eberdfs worK in tlie Blythe- vllle Parish and Ihe work of lliose i who assisted In Ihe program In Ihe i three rural churches drew high! praise from the Rev. Mr. Gatltn, | who wllh the Rev. Mr. Hobson j Ml up th» program In tht Parish. The Rev. Lee Anderson of Weona, missionary for the church's Jonesboro District, apent yesterday In Blythevllle and exhibited the mobile chapel which }\aa been constructed lor use In areas which do not have permanent houses of wor- ^. filled th« DUlpit'W'Fh-st 'Church yesterday morning to enable tils pastor, Rtv. Allen D. Stewart and Mrs. Stewart to attend graduation exercises lor their daughter, Maltha, in Hen- drlx College at Conway. NOW! at FOUNTAINS Everywhere! The West Afrienn rnna Golinlli frog grows ns large us a terrier (log. We invite you to visit soon the NEW GLENCOE HOTEL under the management of Mr.andMrs.T.R.Frazier ATTRACTIVE WEEKLY and MONTHLY RATES See the amazing, new; MASTER MOWER The Milner Master Mower's 24" swath cuts costs in all lawn maintenance. It whisks through the highest and toughest weeds as easily as it shaves lender grass lo golf course evenness. Check The*e Outstanding Feature* • Quick-starting, H<. up four-cycla, air cooled gasoline engine. * Easy, economical, troublo-fvee operation. * 24' spring steel blade lor long-lasting service. • Seamless steel tubing throughout frame. Money-back 90-day guarantee against defective workmanship and, materials. MASTER MOWER Many i rluiiiastfcAl] 1 ! 1 endon- «{ ihe Milder Mowec. There's no better power mower made prirt. Makes mowing a pleasure" SEE THE MILNER MASTER MOWER BEFORE YOU BUY Soliciting Dealers— If Interested Call or Write ARKANSAS GROCER CO. BLYTKEV1LLE, ARK. YOUR CAR HAS MORE TRADE-IN VALUE AT POOLE MOTOR CO.! WE'LL MEET OR BEAT All Prices on a Trade for a Hew Jeep! No sir, we DO NOT expect to get your car for a song in a trade for a new JEEP! We are now aiowing and will continue to allow the HIGHEST PRICES foryour old car. Regardless of > make or model of your car, you' 11 'find the squarest deal obtainable awaiting you at POOL E MOTOR COMPANY! Drive in and see us today! We you to see for yourself that the '"Jeep" is an all-purpose vehicle that may fie your needs to a T. Come in and drive a "Jeep." See how easily it handles! -Feel the mighty surge of power from its Willys-Overland "Jeep" Engine and the sure-footed pult of "Jeep" .(-wheel traction! You'll see why the 'Jeep" can spread its cost over many industrial and farm uses... the day around ... the year around! You'll know why the "Jeep" can do anything a light tractor can do. You'll recognize its handincss as a 5,500-lb.-pull tow truck... an SOO-lb.-capacity pick-up truck...a passenger runabout. You'll realize the "Jeep's" ability to carry men and tools to jobs on or ofT die road and furnish power to machines on location. We invice you to come in now and drive a "Jeep," GEF A Jeep SEE THESE FEATURES THAT MAKE THE 'JEEP' A 4-FUNCTION VEHICIE POW« T»Kt-OfF deliver, up to 30-h.p. to jriafl ond bell- driven equipment. Htm DRAW Ml for pulling form implements and trailers. Heavily braced frame. SilECTIVI 4-WHtn DKIVI aivci v/itfe trader and highway operaling ranges. 10*0 JfACI of 10-jq. ft. 1» sturdy ile«l bed. Can alto hold seati for passengari. POOLE MOTOR COMPANY ELLIS f*OOLE, Owner & Opera tor South Highway 61 at Steele. MO. Phone Steele 49 '1 ! 4

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