The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 25, 1947 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, November 25, 1947
Page 11
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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER «', 194? SLTTHEVn.LB (ARK.)' COUST15S. NEW* Minister Victim Of Brutal Attack Two Men Arrested For Sunday Night Church Disturbance Works of Famous Negro Scientist Destroyed As Fire Sweeps Museum JACKSONVILLE. Fla., NOV. 25 CUP)—-Two burly men whacked i minister over the head with stick "jglr revenge" Sunday night while ^children at prayer meting watch«d In terror, police revealed today. The Rev. Erret McCleary. 35, pastor ol the Lynwood Christian Church, said he had ju«t finished Ihe young people's service when the men strode up, handed him a not* to read and then flailed him. Several older boys defended the minister with their Jists and managed U> hold one assailant, but the other lied the church annex. He sprinted through the suburban neighborhood and hid hi a nearby swamp. •ItJElCEGEE, Ala,,, Nov. 25, (UP) —Nearly al! the personal creative Items of tilt late Gsorge Washington Carver Ten? destroyed today as (he result of a lire that, swept through a museum here dedicated to the most famous o! Ncyro sciiMi- Usls. For (lire* hours ycslenlay the bla/^j rugcd through Ihe museum, spreading from Uie ground floor laboratory to the main and strond floors where Carver's paintings a/id personal handiwork were displayed. No inor«cy value had been placed on the lofs today but most of the historically irreplacnbie exhibits were a total loss. President F. n. Patterson ol Tus- kege* Institute said every effort would b* made to all< t re- ' loday. More lh« few remaining llenu of the Bi'eal scientist's handiwork. ug Items dwlroyed or damaged beyoi^d repair were cernjnic products, paints and varnishes Carver mado Irom Alabama clay, artificial marble created from wood shavings and sawdusl, beautiful wall lian^ici^s and other clotlts he. made from .strings and feed sacks, and a variety uf products he syntlu'otml Irom the peanut and sweet potuto. FJremen fought thf. b!a?« unsuccessfully for three hours but a large number of scientific research records mid much laboratory equipment was destroyed. The late Hcnrs' I'ord dedicated the museum to Carver in 1941. Cause of Ihe lire had'not been determined 4 Claim 'Stolen' Guns Were Scrap Wilton N«w» Purchased as War Surplus Material, Defendants Assert Whit* Hybrid Corn Best, Tennetsee Farmers Hear NASHVILLE, Tenn., NOV. —A University of Tennessee expert today advised Tennessee farmers to , , . ! stick to white hybrid com instead l'» SS in B county patrolmen. »l- 1 o , yellow „ t |, e y bigeer yilcls. O. H. Long, ajuoronomisl at the University Experiment Station In Knov.'Ule, sakt Hie while hybrid known as pixie 17 "rtiul Teiinei-riec 10 rank firlt in yield. Among the traded by the commotion at the small, wooden church building, called in highway patrolmen and posses with hound5 to join the chase. ; Harold Hoffman, 13, of Vail. N. C., | ^as arrested on the spot. He said j liis companion threatened him with a, pistol to make him strike the preacher. Donald Cain, of Petersburg, Ind.,- captured four hours later, denied he ever had a pistol. But he admitted persuading the youth lo help him fulfill a long- gmed "revenge." he Rev. Mr. McCleary told police he had never heard of either assailant before and knew of no reason lor the purported grudge. The men were held under $1200 bonds for criminal court on charges of aggrevated ussaulu vagrancy and disturbing religious assembly. , yellows his hcs I, yields co m R f roi u Yellow Funk G 711, Dixie 44, and Kentucky 102, he said. Farmers also got advice on small grains at the meeting of the Tennessee Crop Improvement Association yesterday. They were told to plant the following for best results: Forked Deer oats; Jackson No.l barley; and Tennessee 612 (Ful- caater) or Thome wheat. Bus Viofftnc* Cos* Submitted to Jurors EL. IX>RADO. Ark.. Nov. 25. <UIM •'-A verdict was expected In Union County Circuit Court loday In the trial of \V. O. Jones of Boonrville, indicted iHst week on charges <it assault with intent Lo kill and violation of the Arkansas ami-vio- lence law. Testimony was completed yesterday, Jones is Hticused of firing on a SoutluTii Trail ways bus near Kl Dorado on Oct. S. The bus was driven by G. O. Kimball, a new driver. KiinbuU hurt been injured H.few days earlier in a fight wi'.h ftriking bus driver. 1 ?. Shelby County Official Gets Offer From Texons MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov.,25(UP)— The chairman ol the Shetby County Commission said today he had "no doubt" that Commissioner O. B. Ellis will accept the general man- agership of the Texas Prison Sys- Dizzy Doings Loom For Harrassed Motorists .Chairman E. W. Hale said, 'I have no doubt thai he will accept th'ls position, as I have talked with Boine of the Texas prison officials when they were here." E|lis was scheduled to attend a conference of prison officials in Tyler, -Tex.,, today. The officials were to select a successor to Maj. D. W. Stakes who resigned Nov. 3 after reported policy disagreements. Ellis was silent on the acceptance of the post but confirmed that the offer was made. Since 1940 he has been supervising the penal farm here and is credited with making It a "model institution." He serves in a -dual commissioner-supervisor role at SG,600 a year salary. Tlie Texas officials reportedly offered to top his present salary. ^constable on Trial. For Slaying His Wife LAKE VILLAGE, Ark., Nov. 26. IUPJ—^ new jury panel was convened here today as efforts continued to select a jury in the trial of Bill Clements, former Lake City constable charged with the murder of his estranged wife, nve Jurors were selected yesterday before the iirst- panel' was exhausted. The 45-year-old elements is charged with killing his wife as she was ~ dressing a chicken at the home of a brother last Christmas. 2 Killed, One Hurt When Car Hits Freight Train KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Nov.'25 (UP) —Two were dead nnd one injured today after a freicht train crasher*, into the car in which they were riding nnd dragged il nearly a mile down the track Rt a grade crossing 10 miles South of here. The dead were identified as Fred F. Isaacs, 54, of Anna, O. ( and Miss Grace Sidebottom of Semerset, Ky. Miss Veta Mnrcum, of Danville, Ky., was injured but atteridanU at a hospital here said her condition was not serious. The train was headed for Chattanooga, Tenn. Ambulance attendants said it took an hour and a half to remove the. injured Miss Marcum from the wreckage of the automobile. LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Nov. 25 — (UP)—Litlle Rock motorists were looking forward anxiously today to [mother period of traffic confusion with the announcement that the city council has started reshuffling the present one-way streets. Under an ordinance passed last night—which will become effective when .signed by Mayor Sam V/as- sell—iratlie on Louisiana nnd Scott, AUGUSTA, G«,. Nov. 33. lUP) — Altftrnoy.s for four men charged with Kiculiti^ RIJII.S from Huth Meld, On., lor lllpRnl sjilpmcnl I" Koulh America contended loduy that the defendants acumlly purchased the gnn.s lor scr*j>. Waller Mnloney, counsel defendants, charged that pills properly clerk »t Ihe U. S.I arsenal near hfre offered Hie RUNS | *a wrap maUrlal to Briward Brow- j der, Jr., of Amarlllo, Tex. The clerk, Bernard Cres.swell, list wfek had denied the charge under cross examination by Ma- Ion ey. Biowder, onf ol the defendant*, testified yesterday that he met Knrl Hsenliardl of Elllcott City, Md., another defendant, when Ei- senhnrdl answered his advcrliAment of (ive -surplus airplanes lor sule. Browrlcr said It was through Rl- senhardl that he met agents for the Dominican Republic, seeking I surplus war.materials lor the South I American country. i Couiwel for the other two rlr 'cndants, Manuel Puego of Miami and J. Meredith of Baltl- uore, Md., mairLtalued tlielr clients \ were not illegally connected witli Eicenhw-dt and Brnwdei 1 . Attorneys said Fucgo was only p. hired mechanic and Rmr&ell was only an 'associate oi Hsenliardt In a charter airplane operated at "Westminister, Md. The four men are charged by the government, with conspiring to steal some .$21,000 worth ol Navy guns from Bush Field last Ai>rll. with Intentions of shipping them illegally lo South America. M«. \. r. Ptrkt of New Orltam Is ivlsUlni? her slsltr, Mrg. Frank FyUnd and family. Mr. »nd Mrs. QeocR* Poke lure relumed to their homo In Jasper, AIU.i altw a visit with Ihfir t«- phevv, Alex Ooble, and family. The llev. A. F. Muncy, Baptttil i minister, and Mrs. Muncy attended Ih,. Stale Baptist Convention in Ultle Kock liul week. Mrs. s M. Hawk Is Improvlin Rlicr uudcrKOhiK an opei'iillan at Die Mfthodlst. HospUnl, In Mem- phLs. Woilncsday. Mr. nnd Mrs .r. K. Norly mid dautttitm, I'alrlrln »nd OlniKll*. mnlumt lo Tuiwlo. Miss, Sunday. Mr 8 nd Mm. .1. f,. Ryals and for the j family spent Kundiy wllh Ml-, a mi'- ! ""(I Mm. Ihirwood Ryaln hi Wynne. Mr.s. .^uii l/>hr of the weekejid w)U\ her Mj'A. .1. L. CunimliujB, and MY. Cuminlngn. Miss Mury F. a>'inondx rMurn- ed Sunday niter • vUll >l her home In Carthane, 111. Miss Ix>ulse I'lillUps mid Mls> ylora Bell F»rlr,v, Uuchera in tlie Wilson School will le.»VB Wednw- clay night lor St. l/ouls where they will attend a social studlea con- ventlon. The following Icai-Jici's will stwnrt Ihe 'rtianksglvlnif holldiys at.their homes: Miss Hubye Bcrrj'. In Conway, Miss Mary Alice Stutllu, In Pomhonl;^, Mls.s f>Hrah li. Ore^n and Miss Rosctla Wolfn In Mrm- Phi*. Clyde Qilan ui Mipioy** o< l*w Ark-Mo ^>wer O». ha* been tr»m- («md Han WilMtt lp Halite Yuyotlar TraofM Six Amtrkan SoMwr* Pritontrt tor 14 Hour* TR1B8TB, Nov. M H1P( — tj. H. Army headquarter* announced todaj thai tix American sold If r« »rl«<tj by YnfonUv troopi ye«t«rday »lom the Trleste-YyKOftlMV frontier were ! whifnert kt 1:10 a.m. I The men. member* of the Mth O a v • I r y. dlui>peared yrsUrduy Lmkt Witt, FUDUOWT, MO., NWT. M. 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