The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 28, 1948 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 28, 1948
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BLYTH1T11VLK (ARKJ COURIER NVWS MONDAY, JUNE W, 1948 Policemen, Two City Offk«r* AMW*r ROM tin* Coll; THHW Into Mauocr* KANeUfl Cmr, Mo., June 28.— disturbance call acre today which (OP)—A routine turned into sTmai left one policem and two Ne.... ,. _.i»*a, another officer riddled irith ihotgun <lu« and a third Ne|re> oritlcUIy wounded near Ihe «omtown diatrict. A terrified eye-witness, Rosemary ChrUwell, aaid she jaw Ersklne StepJwiuon. M, Negro, shoot Patrol man Floyd Montgomery to death. and blatt Emlle Jones, Negro, and Patrolman Paul Warrtngton with ihotgun slugs from the porch of a nvldtown apartment. Stepheruon and his wife, lar- ralne, n, were found shot to death Inside the building. Stepbenson had Many Coses On Monday's Court Docket A West Memphis Negro was sentenced to 90 days In Jail on a charge of petit larceny and three men forfeited bonds or were fined on drunk driving charges in Municipal court tlm morning when nearly 30 misdemeanor cases were disposed of by Judge Graham Sudbury. John Henry Slimson, West Memphis Negro, was also fined $25. Police said he was charged with stealing clothing and money from John Doss of Blytlicville. Uniah Thomuson, Negro, fined $?5 and costs on a charge of driving while under Itie Influence of liquor. Julius White and W. Wyrick both forfeited bonds of $45.25 on the same charge. Julius Scott, find Dave Hunt, Negroes, were found Bullty of leaving the scone of an Hccktcut and fined »25 and cosLs. Hunt also was charged witt; reckle.'w driving. The 347 Participate In Swim Classes S«cond in S«ri«i By Rtd Croti Endt At Wdlk«r Park Pool Court Upholds Convict ion of Spa Official The second In a serl*« of «wlm- ming classes under the direction of the chlekasawba District of the American Red Cross' summer water safety program chairman, Mrs. Hugh whltsltt, was completed at the Walker Park Pool Saturday. More than 347 children parllclpal- led In the course, with Ifi7 rom- *' M pletlng Ihe beginner course, 63 t,he ntermedlate, \'2 advanced beginning, and five Junior life saving course. Earlier In the summer six completed the senior lite saving course. bee* shot through the head appar-! rliai . g< . s grev ,. 01!t of a millo ently by, a pistol, while his wife ] Aml at Second „,„, Mal| , S( ,, ccU had been felled by a shotgun. j Friday a r lm! oon, wlien a car they The witneu, sister of the Injured Ktnile Jones, said xhe turned her back after the patrolmen felt, heard additional shots were driving collided with a car driven by Mrs. Wilma Stone of but i BlythaviUe. I J. M. Solid* forfeited a »DO.:* Jonet, his sister sale!, had called! bond on ci-argr.s of gas tux evasion, the police «fter Stephenson had i The court also fined 15 persons "called us names." 1 for public drunkenness ami nine BUphenson, first identified M! others on disturbing the peace AJIKM C. Hughes, had been living . charges. with Mrs. Hughes, police said. j In court Saturday. Sid Piinkey 8i*phenson Ilrst fired at Jones. \ wfls (lnc d * 25 alld CORt - < > °" a dnmk The charge crashed Into Jones' ' driving charge. A police rciwrl said back, dropping him near the po- i Pankcy backed a two-ton truck lice p«trol car. • into a car driven by Gilbert Mann. Montgomery shouted: "Drop that ] I" other action, Jimmy Beaver, 1 ! gtin. 9iop shooting." ' o! Hlythcville \va.s ordered held lo His answer came In new blasts. Montgomery dropped dead after Miss Anne Crook, Miss Vivienne Moore and Oscar Elliott, Jr. were Instructors tor the classes just com- ROCK, Ark., June 18,— (UP)— The ai political organlz*- Lion In Hoi Springs won a double- barreled decision In the Arkansm Supreme court today. In ft unanimous opinion written by Associate Justice Ed K. McFad- dln, the court upheld » one-year Blytheville Area Gets More Rain; Inch Falls Sunday Nearly «n Inch of rain fell In Blylhevllle yesterday to bring this year's precipitation above the 26- inch mark for the first six months of 1MB, according to R E Blaylock, official weather observer for this area. Rainfall yesterday measured .98 of one Inch and brought the total since January 1 to 25.52 inches. In , - , prison sentence and $760 line )m- sl'» r P contrast with two weeks ago posed by a Garland County jury against former city attorney Jay Rowland, who was convicted on * bribery charge. The supreme court also approved the Hot Springs civil Service Commission's emergency appointment of George Callahan as police chief. Tlie court overruled ilx objections raised by Rowland'* attorneys. The former city official was Indicted last spring by a special grand jury at the same time former May- svhen drouth was threatening. pleted, >nd David Moore was life i or Leo P. Mclaughlin and other guard. 'Others who assisted were Mrs. tiring one shot. Warringlon was felled only after he had emptied his pistol and a-sawed-off shotgun at ;i\v;iii Circuit Court action on Jack Kinley Robinson, Mrs R. L,. Dcdman, Mrs. Carroll Blakemore, Mrs. Dlcfc Willie, Mrs. Max Ix>gan, Mrs Paul Johe, Mrs, J. W. Adams, Jr.. Mrs Alvln Hulfmnn. Jr., Mrs. Albert Taylor, Mrs Bryon Moore, Mrs. Charles Rambo, and Mrs. Darrell Lunsford. Younic people In town, some of v.hom were completing the Junior life saving course also assisted in the water for beginner and Intermediate groups. They were: Gilbert Discr, prajiklin Henson, June Stlres. Nnncy Damon, Sue SUnfleld, Gloria Tatc, and Ann Hyndman. Mrs. WlitlslU said that no further summer schedule liaci been Hot Springs men were Indicted. He some farmers today fear that additional rainfall at this time may retard cotton. The temperature climbed to 94 degrees Saturday but the Sunday rainfall held yesterday's highest figure to 85 degrees and the low this morning was 70 degrees. The Weather Bureau in Little Rock predicted scattered thundershowers for the Eastern and Southern portions of the state tonight and Tuesday with lower temperatures in the Western half of the Candidate for Governor Draw* Small Audience Charlea Hemming of Forrest City, former St. Francl* County judge who Is a candidate for governor' In the July 27 primary, spoke to a com - paritlvely small crowd on the Court House lawn her* Saturday afternoon. Fleming's political speech followed a program presented here Thursday night by James MacKrell ot Little Rock, also a gubernatorial candidate. Fleming's appearance here attracted only a handful of listeners in parked cars or on the Court House lawn u he spoks over a public addresa system. a few toppy good description! offered. Early sales fully, steady to strong with last week's close on good steers 34.50-25. Low medium kinds al 2V, relatively little done although Inquiry moderately active. Heifers and mixed yearlings slow. Cows opened about steady, but big slaughter Interest* inclined to slow. Few common and medium be? cows 18-22; canners and. cutters 1 17.50; bulls, flrm; medium to goo 22-24; choice vealers H lower; goo and choice quotable largely, fro 24-26; common and medium l*-2' culls 9-12. Livestock to charge of assault with Intent n\S>c. Bond was set at 41,000. Beavers WH.S arrested June 23 by City Police on a complaint filed by the wild Negro. ja young Blylhcvilte womnn. Warrington was taken to Menornli j Joe Nathaniel Griggs, Negro, was Hospital with *lugs In his arm and j fined J10O and costs on a charge of aid*. The injured Negro was rushed | driving a motor vehicle without, the to General Hospital No. 2, where 1 owners' consent with *80 suspended his condition was "critical." [during good behavior. J. D. Forbus After the shooting stopped, Ste- W as finer! »15 iind cosl.s on a charge phenson and Mrs. Hughes were ! O | .speeding found inside the apartment. | planned, but an adult class Is in progress at the pool during evenings now. Negro Dies in Fire Near Osceola j Palestine Truce Hangs | In Balance as Arabs Ban Jewish Convoys TEL AVIV, June 28. <UP)- Palestinc truce hung in the balance today after the reported refusal of Arab legion officers at Lalrun to The permit the passage of convoys nny more A flit claiming the life of one j food convoys to Jerusalem „.. Negro, Rosle McDantel. 40. and | grounds tlinl cnoiiBli food had been c&Msinj minor Injury to her bus- stored there. b«nd, Smokey, 40, destroyed their tenant house on North Highway 40, one and one-halt miles North of Osceola. at 2 a.m. yesterday. The Jlre, causing an estimated »1,000 lose, U believed to have started from a kerosene lamp. According to Bryan nogeis. for whom the Negro couple worked, Smokey had discovered the llnmcs and 'had been unable to open the door for their escape. He eventually forced his way through a window and crashed the door from the other side arid carried his wife out. She received third degree bur Tribunal Rules On Location of Counts/Hospital LITTLE HOCK. Ark., June 28. iu p t — The Arkansas Supreme Court ruled today that slate law noes not, require a county hospital to be built at the county scat. Asso.'iutc Justice Minor W. Wil- wee declared that reasons requiring construction of courthouses, jails and record vaults at county seats "do not prevail" In the case of hospitals or other similar buildings. Tlie opinion reversed a Crlttenden ,, , .. ., ,, Countv court decision which had United Nations observers culled i ru , ed - Ccm , lty j udge cy Bond could was charged with accepting bribes of $50 a month in 19« and 1948 from Otis McOraw, operator of the | Southern Club | The bribes 'allegedly Influenced I Rowland In Ms actions nnrt decisions as city attorney. The su- j preme court held that it was his duty to enforce the city's antl- gnmbltng laws. "The evidence was sufficient to uphold the verdict," said. It held that the special grand jury which Indicted Rowland was illegally empanneled by Judge Clyde H. Brown; that Brown was technically correct in exchanging circuits with Judge Maupin Curn- (nlngs of Payettevllle; and that Cummiuss did not err In admitting testimony concerning Row- Land's part In the purchase of the Hot Springs waterworks. In Upholding the appointment of Callahan as police chief, chief Justice Qrlffln Smith said an emergency apparently existed when the former deputy sheriff was named- state. Obituary Mrs. Joe McNeill Diet In Hospital in Dallas Mrs. Joe McNeil!, 32. of Dallas. tne'ociintori i Tex., daughter of Mrs. Ernest Tay r I lor of Blytheville. died In the Dallas Methodist Hospital yesterday following a week's Illness. The body will arrive In Blytheville tomorrow for burial, but arrangements are Incomplete. She is survived by her husband of Dallas, her mother, Mrs. Ernest Taylor, four sisters, Mrs. Prank Harnish, Mrs. George McKee, Mrs. Hubert Turner and Mrs. Jack Landon. and two brothers, Harry Taylor and Charlie Taylor all of Blytheville. I The Cobb Funeral Home has | charge of arrangements. ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111., June 28. (UP)—(USDA)—Livestock: Hog* 10,800; salable 10,000; generally 25-SOc higher market than Friday. Top 29.25, new high since December 28, 1947, when $30 was paid. Mulk 180-230 Ibs. 20-29.25; popular price 29; 240-210 Ibs. 27.7528.15; 280-300 Ibs. 26-27.25; some 400-425 Ibs. 23.75-24; 130-150 Ibs. 24.50-27; 100-120 Ibs. 21.50-24; sows 22-23.75. Cattle 5,500: salable 4,500; calves 1,200; all salable. Receipts moderate with about 30 loads of steers offered. Cows making up about 40 per cent of run. Generally quality of steers supply mostly good, with NOW! at FOUNTAINS Everywhere! What a Housewife Ought to Know... MOTHS GET HUNGRY IN THE SUMMER SO ... Don't Store Those Soiled Blankets and Quilts Let us wash, fluff, dry, fold and wrap them,for summer storage. And it's so economical, too! One large (or two small) blankets or (juilts for as little as— 45? THE WASHERETTE Main at Division Phone 9jA, These Prices Good Only, Thursday, Friday & Saturday' off the movement of convoys for 24 not a; , opt a recommendation of hours, during which a full account commissioner of Public Buildings of (lie food riunnlltics involved will be supplied to [lie Legion. ...i. ,j,. & ..»,. ( | gj.jji Some Jewish quarters feared thru M( ,|,, n |,| s the Legion had no intention of allowing any more food to reach Jerusalem, whatever the UN decides- Egypt refused to rescind a bun oti Jewish food convoys in the despite n charge by Count Folke Bernadottc. the UN mediator, that it violated the terms of the armistice. UN observers yestevdny Firmness Toward Russia Needed to Avert Third War LONDON. Juno 28. (UPl—Wins-' ton Church 111 said Saturday that only firmness and resolution toward Russia, and maybe not that, could prevent a third world war. Churchill told thousar.ds of co;i- sfirvatives gathered on the lawns the estate of Sir Harold Wernher that the Soviet Isolation of Berlin had raised issues as grave as those at stake at Munich 10 yctm ago. "There can be no doubt that the Communist government of Russia i Im-s made up its mind to drive us . and Prance and the other allies W. W Kennedy, who filed the suitl out flnd llim lhc R USS | RII Zone Latnar L- Rogers that a new fed- hospital be built in West as n taxpayer, contended that all county buildings should be built at Marlon, the county seat. The construction of the^ proposed jl.200,000 hospital was approved at a special election last Oct. -J8 Thi- Supreme Court also approved -_,.„.„ ,«,,.,,^ „,,,„ ucgicc ouiii.-, u» uuai;i%c..i jv.-ncixm) »VMV ui ^ le d^^ lln der Kliich Bond agreed about the face, neck, ami iower I Hie Arab triangle Northeast of Tel j to bllv tne Wt , 5l Memphis hospital limbs. Aviv where further violations of the s | (e Ir . )nl El , gc ,, e woods for $5,000. Smokey took his wife to Mr. i tnlcc by Iraqi troops forces were Rogers home about 600 feet from ', reported. the scene of the (ire. and she was ' Uken to OsceoU (or emergency j Forgives Hungry Jh'tei, treatment, and later to the Blythe- ... * . ,, n i \ille Hospital, where she died al B! Wants Her BOW/ last night. Ol-ARRMOKE. Okln. (UP)—Mr;. The house was owned by Tal Ton' Rale. The Supreme Court reversed an Arkiimis Crmncery Court. Southern DlstrEcl,. decree which had voided a deed and bill of sule under which Child Escapes Injury In Accident on S. 2nd April Lou Hart, two-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Second Street. Tne child's grandrnolher, Mrs Harvey Hart, of Gosnell, said she »as taken to a hospital here by passers-by but examination showed she was not hurl. Mrs. Hart said the truck only knocked the child down. E. B. David o; Blythtville took Ihe child to the hospital. Another eyewitness. F. B. Joyner of Blytheville. said the child dashed out into the street and ran EXTRA! Gene Perrler forgave a thief fiv.~ .stealing a cake, a loaf of bread and .some pelatiiiC from her home- the Iftfe N. O- McSwafti, conveyed *2AO acres m Arkansas Coxmty to bis brother W. C. McSwniiK In an opinloi; written by Justice R. W. Robbii.'S. .the court held that Mrs, Callte ^riswell. a sister of the Me-i off t . h( '^. n , n » cl '. s Swains, had failed to prove her "If you are still hungry, I'll r.x statement Hint Hie deed and bill of n are to cat," she i.i- formed him through a locvvl uev-s- sale were forgeries. Germany into one of the satellite states under the rule of totalitarian terriofism," lie said. "It i.s our heart's desire that pe?ce may be preserved, but 'A'c should all have learned by now that there is no safety In yieln'ing to dic- lator. 1 ;, whether Naai or Communist. 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