The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 26, 1947 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 26, 1947
Page 2
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PACK TWO BLYTHEVILLE "(ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY", DECEMBER 2«, 194T talianDiplomat Killed by Maniac '• Minister to Sweden Stabbed by Man on ' Leave from Asylum Happier New Year Ahead Dec. 36. (UP) — foilbe today disclosed the full story tt how Alberto B«llardo Hlcci, deputing Italian minister to Sweden, rat stabbed to dealt) with a pair if adMort by a mentally deranged lontpatriot who was on eight hours y*ve from an asylum. Elcd himself had Intervened In tehalf of his slayer shortly before Christmas, obtaining for him the Christmas holiday from an institution where he had been held since 1940. The killer was Identified &y Swedish authorities as Giuseppi Oapocchi, an Italian who was or- tered detained seven years ago after an attack upon two fellow countrymen. He was suffering from lehbophrenla (split personality) but had Improved sufficiently to bo considered safe for release. : The stabbing took place at the Italian Legation In Stockholm yesterday afternoon, where Rtcci was holding, a traditional Christmas luncheon that also marked his Impending departure to take up n new post as Italian representative In Chile. ' ' Capocchi, released to visit his wife! a-flower vender, and three children, called at the Legation and asked to be permitted to see Riccl, He' said he wanted to demonstrate a new Invention, a pair ot scissors with detachable arms. Asked Killer to Go Riccl, recognizing his caller as mentally unbalanced, asked Cnp- pocchi to step Into an anteroom ;and there requested that he leave the Legation. { The' crazed Italian immediately turned on Ricci and plunged tlic • pair of scissors into his heart. Police said Cappocchl believed that '•the minister had been responsible 'lor his detention In 1940, although • Ricci was not minister at the time. ; Ricci screamed for help and lii-s • shrieks were answered by a guest, ) the Marquis Cittadinl-Cesi. Tliu • Marquis tried to seize the scissors, , but Capocchi resisted and stabbed i Riccl again and again as the- inln- •.ister lay on the floor. j Then Capocchi turned on the ICarquls, stabbing him iri the face -several times. Other guests and } servants, including white-capped i cooks, rushed Into the room and fi- : nally succeeded in overpowering the : attacker. • Riccl. still alive, was laid upon a 'sofa. An "ambulance was called | within seven minutes but he lapsed i into a coma on the way to a hos- • pital and died a few minutes alter j doctors began an examination of ••his wounds. - Named to Fast In '45 LU * »w^, TO -»ppoint44'f,nitok>r to Two Crewmen Injured Wfien Trains Collide MIAMI, Pla., Dec. 26 (UP)—An almost - empty passenger train ploughed Into wreckage of a t .dc- rgllcd freight train m the outskirts of Miami early today, but two crewmen were the only apparent casualties. The passenger train was a North bound local, and at the early-morn ing hour very few passengers were aboard. Damage to train equipment was heavy, however, and It was be- lived traffic would have to be routed on other tracks. The engineer of me passenger train was scalded and suffered minor injuries, police said, and the Negro fireman was more seriously hurt. Police at suburban North Miami said the Southbound freight train derailed, and that the passenger train a few minutes later crashed Into the wreckage, derailing the locomotive and the first cars. Both were operated by th« Florida Eaat Coast Railway. All passengers were taken to hospitals for routine checks, but there were no apparent injuries. fire from Christmas Tree Threatens Town STRAWBERRY PLAINS, Tenn., Dec. 26. (UP)—A fire which started in Christmas tree decoration threatened to destroy all buildings In this small community for a short time Christmas Day. The lire started in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Parker and also destroyed the residence of Mr. and Mrs. William Hicks. A brisk breeze scattered sparks throughout the community, but bucket brigades and a fire engine from Jefferson City kept the fires from spreading. A- call for help was sent to the Knoxvllle Fire Department, but fittings In the Strawberry Plains water system are not the same as used lu Knoxville. Runs In Family GOFFS FALIJS, N. H. (UP) — When James M. Lurvey observed his 100th birthday, he duplicated his grandfather's longevity record. AUTO UPHOLSTERY SHOP At LEE MOTOR SALES, Inc. 307 East Main Street Phone 519 Yes, we do all kinds \f auto upholstering, using only the most durable and pleasing materials. We make seat covers, tailored to fit your cushions. Also door panels, back panels and »rm r*st» that will bring added comfort and real charm to the interior of your car. We also do headlining, sedan top-decking and convertl-' ble tops. We rebuild truck seats, fit rubber mats; cut. fit and bind back seat carpets. We also do heavy duty custom sewing, Let your Auto Upholstery troubles be our troubles. Our annual ChrUtmas and holiday special: Price redaction MI all services and materials. Come in for estimates. It is a pleasure to serve you as our work will be a pleasure to you. Thomas J. Lilly & Son For the Best in Tailored Auto Trim These two youngsters, both born legless, find new hope for the future in artificial lufjs. Valeria Iwunski, left, 8-yenr-oltl Henscnville, 111., girl, quickly becomes a big help to her mother around their house. Site's spending her vacation at home away from Chicago's Children's Hospital, where she is learning to use the new lens. At right is Jerry Kvammc, 11, o( Voltaire. N. D.. who uses his ncwly-llttcd limbs for Hie first time to accept a S50.000 check from Potentate John B. Morgan o[ the Medinah Temple, so tliat he and fellow-patients nt Shriners' Hospital for Crippled Children in Chicago may receive the best of care. but said it wasn't an engngemcnt ring. She already had one. The two met three years ago while both were employed at, Oak Ridge. An English telephone subscriber can comtnunicfUo with 05 per cent of tlic world's telephone users. Nine American Seamen Lose Lives in Storm HELSINKI, Finland, Dec. 26. (UP) —Nine American sailors met death from drowning and ex]>osure when the U. S. ship Park Victory was wrecked In n Christmas Eve blizzard on the rocky Southwest coast of Finland near me fortress town o! Uto, military authorities reporter, todny. Thirty-nine of the crew, incliul Ing Capt. Allen Zepp, were rescued Read Courier News Want Ads. RECTAL DISEASES A SPECIALTY (All Types Extent Cancer) DRS. NIES&NIES Clinic 514 Main, Blytbevllle, Ark., Phone 3921 BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE NORTH VENTH . Phone 3151 f . ' at the 'end of'this'monti•*•»'• Bartolomto ) Migone, wh6 now Is in London, 'i Ricci's wife and two sons already "had left Sweden for Italy to spend the holidays there. Capocchi apparently mistook Ric- cl'for Francesco Pransoni, Italian minister to Stockholm In 1939 and IMO, according to .authorities. They said Capocchi blamed the Legation for his detention in 1840. Dr. Eric Ooldkul, head of the Langbro Asylum, said that Capocchi was on eight hours leave for the first time since his detention. He said that the man's release was granted on petition of his wife, a stnet -vendor of flowera, whose request was supported by RlccL Mrs. Capocchi called for her husband in a car at 8 a.m. She promised that she would not leave him and .not permit him out of the bouse. Dr. Goldkul said. Oapocchi was supposed to b* back in the asylum at 4 pm. Cmpocchl was released to see his family, Including three children, es the first step in eventual discharge, the doctor said. FARM # LOANS Homo Office, Newark, N. J; ION» TBUI VKOMPT CLOMN0 LOW RAT* CALL, WRITE OK SE» RAY WORTHINGTON 115 8. Third SL, Blytherlllt, Ark. Serrtar This Section M Tear* Authorized Mortfa** Loan SoUcUor lor , THE riUDENTUL INSURANCE COMPACT OF AMERICA Why let it be a passing fancy ? Christmas Plane Trip Ends Afoot- After Smash-up KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 26. (UP) —It was a merry Christmas ftftc , all for Paul Reyling, 30. oJ LnPny . ett«, Ind., and his fiancee, Miss ! Laura Green, of nearby Farrngut. 1 Reyling took off from LaFnyctt i .Christinas eve in his light plane fo ', Knoxvllle but crashed In hilly coun . try between Chattanooga and Me ;, Mlnnville, He received only scratch . M in .the crash;' ; . After 'spending the night at the . crash scene, Reyling took a clock compass—«nd Miss Green's Christ ; mas present—and set out aero country Christmas morning. Reach tag a dirt road he "thumbed" a rid * to McMinnvllle and then took ! bus to Farragut, dismounting at Mi : Green's doorstep. J Meanwhile, a search for Rcylin had been started by Miss Gree • who became alarmed when no r i port was received from his plai i She smilingly declined to reveal t i nature of the Christmas prcscn Reyling toted from the crash site— Colds The best known home ranedy you can •se to relieve E VliRY day you see them, swinging smoothly by. 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