The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 15, 1948 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 15, 1948
Page 9
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TUKSDAY, JUNE 15, IMS BLYTHEVU.I.E (ARK.) COURIER NKWS Stale May Shortage Face of Gas Dope Makfes a Holiday El Dorado Oil Firm Head Warns of Fuel Drouth This Summer HOT SPRINGS, Ark., June 1ft.- 'UI i Arkansas motorists uere' warned by a prominent oilman ves- 1 '[•"lay that they tlm , facc a gaso .; me shortage this Summer, despite I large increases in crude production and refined products. T. N. Martin of El Dorado, president of the Lion oil Co., told the Arkansas Utilities Association here , that gasoline must be used spar-1 Qfi mcly until supply and demand! - problems are norkeri out. I "Everyone must use gasoline s|iar- : 'I'Bly so there will be enough go around," Martin declared. The El Dorado oilman said Ar- i Kansas Is producing at the rate of [ ' :I2.000.000 barrels of crime a year. I or eight per cent higher than last; year. "This Is right in line with the increased need for oil," he said. Martin estimated Ihe year's production at a value of S78.QOO.QOO lo Arkansas producers and rovalty owners. The Lion official discussed a new branch of the petroleum industry springing up in Arkansas. "Petroleum rcjearch is beginning to show that many products oilier than gasoline, fucf oil and lubricat- inu oil are hidden In crude oil and natural gas," he said. New Products S«en They were listed as plastic.?, medicines, cosmetics, and fertilizers. Dry Ice, sulphuric acid and other chemicals, he predicted, are "just around the corner." He ijointed out that 11 per cent of the country's private production of ammonia is 4A made at one new plant in Arkan- 'f* sss. P. F. Watzek, vice-president and general manager o[ Crossclt Indus- Hies of crossett, declared that timber is » fundamental part of the present and future economy of Arkansas. Shanghai police hop right on the job of celebrating Opium Suppression Day with a uig bonfire ot opium, poppy husks, opium pipes, lamps and boxes. A large crowd of Chinese gather in Bund Park lo gel a whifl and watch the proceedings. Similar ceremonies ar« toeld in every city in China. Missing Mother of 'Mystery Baby' | Poetry and Short Arrives Only to Find Her Child Dying 'Stories May Tell i CHARLOTTE. N. C, June IS.- sis but a later diagnosis showed the lining, - JPJ — T " e exhausted young mother ! deadly meningitis other °< cl Y> rloU f?, "mystery baby" Charlotte police hunted Mrs. prayed by bedside of her two-year- , Strickland in vain, she was thought old blonde child who was loo deep . to be located at the home of rela- ' in a come now to cry for "inanm." i lives in Kayctteville N- C But uo- , F 7 "";'" 'u""i 1 , Eli f £"", str!ck - : "« «•»»«« '»'• Hw to arrive bv bus land, critically 111 with tubercular i and found they had misunderstood meningitis, cried for her Mania the report, who was not there. When Mrs. An- \ f ,.. <-i,.i, i i .... na Harris Strickland '>2 hi-irri tint Strickland was finally found ='MtrjSs^ K , «=»=-r - - r «, ,.,»•,. u» 1.1. i., E...-!.,,,ns£k",r,,";', a ™,!',""""" beth to recognize her. 'Hie child , ... ,.„„., haci slipped into a coma. And hos- i „...,,.!,.„.! pital attendants said the cl.iul was I ._ "sinking." | Mrs. Strickland said she bad no' e- T« \A/ i I idea her child was seriously illi°' X ' *rnp*'ance Worlie« when she brought her to Mercy' Attend World Conference Hospital a week ago. j "I just wanted my baby taken I NEW YORK. June 15. Of Author's Death ST. LOUIS. June 15. <UIM—Po- lice investigators todav rend Ihe poetry and short stories of a 4'2- year-old "woman in black" for clues lo I lie man who raped and killed her hi a city park. Neighbors said that the victim. Mrs. Gladys Taylor CJrosstey. 42, was an amateur writer and artist. She wns a twlce-dtvorced mother and a native of Columbia. Mo Leonard Bayless, 21 - year - old ^ Negro Patients Attempt to Flee State Hospital MIL.LEUGUVIl.LK, On., Jlie 13. iUP>—Criniuially insiine Negro |«- lenls attempted a mass escape Sunday at Hie Suite Moiilul IUis|i!- al but wore subilned wilh tear- las and llre.hose.s. Director V. H. YnrbioiiBli s«id yc.sterdaj-. r'ive patients and nn attendant suffered minor Injurii-n in [he brief nit biiir-r l-aiile in the ••maximum security" bulldiiiK where 30 Ne- Kioes were confined A lucky accident enabled the InnldSiiK supervisor to Ret won! of the break in.d spread Die uliirai i>s Ihe Negroes piled out of their ward tiller stealing a key Irum nn .U- Iciuhlilt. SonictiiHt lell K receiver oil Ihe hook in the wind and a xwiU'lt- iKiurd uixniitor heuid the romm-j- I lor.. V.u-bloiiRh .said llml alter mvr- lio-.veriiiB the iillemlnnl ihe Ne- RIOCS broke into Ills room ndjninin^ the ward iu a .search for weaixms One came out with a ni/or and others 1ml toti-ilrink boules which I hey hurled at duclorx nntl ntieiu!- anis who answered Ihe alnrni. Hospital employes immrdialrlv inn up :i tear-sas screen.- minded oy tin: s»s mid Muni; by the wale jcis, the Negroes loll back «m 'Kiddie Relief Ship' Sails With Supplies tor Franc* , Me., June is. <ui>) — The "Kiddle Hcllef ship," a joint project of » Portland llndlu station >nd the tchool children of trunsterred (here from the m S'.ile Pcnltentmry ni iteids- Tlivee of (hose Injured hud seiyiiiR n!e lerm.s lor murder. Dollar Fined Dollar l.l'ITLB ROCK. Ark., June 15.— tUl>)—Little Rock traffic offlclnls fined !,. T. Hollar »1 Cor ovcrpurk- inR, but uleo Nlcklcs liaJd ti tor hn/.aidous driving, Marriage License* The following coupl« Mnlne, sailed from here yesterday D ,, 1111K5) ,„., „„„ Mr , loaded with no tons of supplies In Llngle of Anna, 111. inarrlage llcenstg yesttrcUy In UM office of Mtsi Kluwteth BjkUw. county clerk: Thomas Honeycutt and ItiM ' Maudle Watwn of Blythevlll*. ,., Charles Nance of Tyltr, Mo., u>4 Miss Pcgsy Bryan of OooUr, II*."William J. Cavltt of Cntl , III., and Mr>. Ifarth* Jan* suffering from infantile paraly- Into some products." Other speakers included C'. TvCighton, division manager; of Southwestern Gas and Electric Co. of DeQueen; Harold Vagtooig, president of the Midwest Research institute of Kansas City; and R. H, Hargrove, president of the Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation or Shreveport, La. Officers will be elected In a final •session today. be Remarks About His Pay Irk Winston Churchill LONDON June 15. (UP)-Wln- ston Churchill yesterday took ex- ccption to Laborite remarks about Ins income He quoted Deputy Prime Minis- nucs o raw s S80B ter Herbert Morrison as saying he I even during his absence " Board, said the group would study I problems of alcoholism in France continues to draw pa.v even during ] **'?,'£ where?' ^ tn'eTob- fvom the Hmisc "'.^ ™«« -<"- >n^« ri, ^r^-Mo?: U;r 0 f^ ^^ & «xr. $a'ooo X " Prlme minister '' ! pcnsion or ih'a U vrprohiWtfoTagain a "n one w.y kecenlly London newspapers " an ° th6r '" the Mxt ^ year '" | quoted Morrison as saying that "he , 'Churchill) is more often absent Wood actually Is a very stiff jelly than present In the house but con- comparable to Rlue, gelatin or gums' tmues to draw his S8.0DO ' — -,= --. .. - «"~ •"" ~...~. - ^t-lrllnlu *3(*J-|CiNa, il - VCBT - O1O „,.,*"? l )ra > lln B." she said. "Just I hardware store clerk, was held for Questioning. Detectives said he had admitted "being with Mrs. Croxsley the night she was killed but did not remember what time he left her. One poem found in Mrs. Cross- leys trunk csiMclnlly Interested officers, it was an acrostic in which the Ilrst letter of each line swelled out the name "Alcoholics Anonymous." The last line reH'' "Sanity, with God's help, through AA." The victim's second husband. Thomas, was released by police after questioning. He snld he had seen her since they were divorced last Sept. 24, after three years of marriage. Anthony L.!, 31. a bar- lender who was out with Mrs. Crossley the night before she was killed, was held for questioning but Chief of Detectives Leonard Murphy said he expected to release htm. Mrs. Crossley's body was found, dressed modlshly In black, In Tower Grove Park On Saturday. She had been beaten and kicked to death after being raped. A small hole was found in her right temple. Police said she apparently had been stabbed with * pencil which was found nearby. Police feared that she was killed by a sexmaniac and that, he wa s still roaming thft city. , lendnnt.s wore nt>le to move In anr Brnuplc with Iliem to subdue them, YarbrollBh saiil. The pntlents oni.v .jiul Irom llK'lr second floor wiu\l to the uoi.iom Iloor of the buililinf. Tlicy had no ki'y lo ihe main exit and a force of some 20o employee all mule, bmsl in u|K)n them befou the Nefiroes could flgme « way 0111 The employes ucn> .summoned Ijy the hospilii; lire whistle and Dr. Yaibiouch puiiscd the speed w:lh which they rrnchcd ihe scene their Icvelht'adedne.-js In .'iijbtl the Negroes. "We were torUmale lhat it wasn't more serious," he suul. All of (he putlen'.s recently had the Nashville Baptist Sunday School i STEAM BATH j MASSAGE ! For Reducing & Nerves ! i < • Phone 2^9 r Vi .-elIn Moi'giitt, Masseiis I B. C. Davis, Masseur I lie distributed lo the children of \ Noel' Lawrence "c'r»1* »nd I Culnts, |.'r:in<T. Kdlth I. fisher of Hornersvillt, M I -m ^ lolls aiicillici' lluil Scliunlcy makes ~. : ,~-/ |)i'ifi'cl suiMinur drinks. That's wliy li's always worl asking for lliis incllnw, ( finer wliiskey. -/nt 'HL'U~ry S6 Pilot. 65% jrjm mulrjl jpinli. Copl. IMS, Schanlij Dislllltlt year ncordlng to the Encyclopedia Brl- tannica. Read Dourlcr News Want Ads . . . and with warm weafher In the off- injf Dad will need extra shirls. Handsome, cooi unes; snow while ones; colorfully patterned ones; all with his own choice of collar style. Pre-shrunk and guaranteed to fit. MANHATTAN SHIRTS From 3.75 HUDSON CLEANER Blythevilie, Ark. TAILOR' CLOTHIER Sr««l«, Mo. KAISER-FRAZER BUILDS ITS QUARTER-MILLIONTH CAR Shattering All Records with the Most-Copied Cars in America! 250,000 CARS IN TWO YEARS! FROM 7 CARS IN JUNE '46 ... TO 21,000 CARS TO BE BUILT IN JUNE '48! KAISER •«*- OM (jo! 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