The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 14, 1948 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 14, 1948
Page 7
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WEDNESDAY,' JA'NTJAHY 14, 1948 BLYTHEVTLLB OOUKrER NEWS Officers Continue Probe of Murder Romeo Says It's Silly To Think He Killed Bride to Wed Another CLINTON, Ark., Jnn. 14. fUP> — Authorities today invcsUgslccl a Seemingly nnver-enrilng list of wo- Clarification of Divorce Muddle To Be Sought by Little Rock Bar I.ITLE ROCK. Ark., Jnn. 14 <UP'*r —Plans were being made today to ask the Arkansas Supreme Court to reconsider. Its decision which destroyed » newly-created divorce Court here and concluded its decision some 1150 divorces granted In the past (en month<w Mis. Until Wnmell, attorney for Mrs. Ruth Howell— divorce decree Train Hits Truck Killing Couple; Child Is Injured GOULD. Ark,, Jan. The Arkatisaj farmer, though, «aid It was "silly" to think he had poisoned his wife ao he could wed another woman. nubbins was arrested here lust week Just a half hour before he was to marry a IJUle Flock widow. His wife died In agony on New Year's Eve and an autopsy show "enough strychnine to kill" in her body. Tile dead woman was the former Mis, Sadie Sue Dudley of Abilene, Tex., who married Robbins shortly after Christmas following a mail courtship. .Sheriff Do.vce. Casinger yesterday found a ring and a watch belong- in!; to Ihe dead woman In a secret pocket of Rabbins' clothes. A third woman came Into the case yesterday when Robbins ad- n days after an opinion l< deliv Under plans being formulated the Supreme Ctiurt will be asked to reverse Us entire holding, on In event lhat Is refused, to hold that the nets of the special court were valid and hart the effect of law under the Do Facto doctrine—that Its decrees were matters of accomplished and accepted fat. Meanwhile, remarried parents who are expecting children breathed easier, following discovery of a century-old statute which apparently iCRali/.es all births under nullified marriages. A statehouse attorney quoted the law which said: "The issue, of marriages deemed null In law- shall be considered as legitimate." The atlgrney, who refused to be hospital. A. L. Butcher. Missouri Pacific aiicnt at Gould. Identified the dead as Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Crabb, both about 30 and both of Gould, lie said they had been ntleiuting the Gracly- Gould basketball came al Cloutd ni'ul were en route home. The (rain stnicR their truck as they crossed the tracks near the MKsonri-Paclfic station nnd Hulchcr said wreckage was scattered for :1C(> yards on each side of Ihe trucks. The collision did not derail any portion of Ihe train and it proceeded after a short delay. \ Driver Pleads Guilty milted he had given one of his dead i identified for professional reasons, wife's rings to still another woman I before his arrest last Thursday. lie could not account for a ruby slick-pin and $1.850 which his bride had drawn [roin her postal savings just before the wedding. Meanwhile, Prosecuting Attorney R. E. Rush said he hatl received a threc-pr^p rcpm t from California authorities tracing Robbins activities as far back as 1522. Rush said he also had taken a "date book" from Robbins contain- j ing various markings alongside the I Barnes of women In Arkansas. Col- j HJl>rnia. Pennsylvania and other slates. said the old law "clearly tmcrs the situation." Tlie confusion arose when the Supreme Court in effect nullified all divorces granted under Arkansas' 90-day divorce law in the last ten months by a woman judge appointed by legislative act. The court held lhat tlm JeijisU- lure had usurped powers belonging (o the governor In passing (lie act O. B. Martin was fined {25 and costs In Municipal Court this morn- Ing when he pleaded sullty to n charge of driving while muter the influence of liquor Read Courier News Want Ads Crossed Wires Give' Vets Merry-Go-Round Ride CAMDEN. N. J. (UP)—That "criss-cross" In the electrical, phnnb- ing and heating systems had seven former GI's running around in circles. The veterans charged in a federal court suit that If lights went out in one home the owner would have to dash into a neighbor's house to put in a new fuse. One veteran xaid his oil burner failed to furnish him hot water, but kept his next-door neighbor well supplied. Others sak! faulty plumbing in one house caused failure in another. were nullified. During her 10 months on the bench in Pulaski (Lille Rock) County. Mrs. Hale had granted some 1,750 divorces. j Her courl was an auxiliary court. ' set up to relieve the heavy load of the county's regular judicial division. Members of the Little Rock Bar Association theirozed that Chancellor Frank Dodge of the regular first division court, could legalize the questioned divorces by reconsidering each one and signing the decrees. To Probe Lobbyists f WASHINGTON. .Ian. H (UP) — Attorney General Tom Clark today empowered a special Investigation to present to a grand jury eviden in connection with the Justice Department's investigation of lobbyist, 1 ;. Clark signed an order Authorizing Irving n. Kaufman of-New York to go before a federal grand jury which already is sitting. No date was set. BLYTHEVILI.ES ONLY" _ALI. WHITE THEATRE Weekdays Bux Office Upens 8:30 p.m. Show Starts f>:45 p.m. Saturday Box Office Opens 12:4r> p.m. Show Starts 1:00 p.m. Sunday Bov Office Opens 1:15 Show Starts 2:00 The. brain is not mentioned hi the' Bible. 'Only in modern"flmcs has this organ's function been known. Aristotle, learned Qrcek, believed its purpose was to coo] the blood. Inflation Curb (Continued from Pare 1) WIN. "Such use of savings for current living expenses Is nn ominous sign for Hie economy as n whole," he said. Tlie point of id lack of the President's me.vsaRe was that however Rood limr.i have been In recent month, "a wave of Inflation.. .has idy caused serious hardship and presents grave concern for lh« future." "As «c cnt.-r the new yar." he said, "the American i>roplc are keenly aware thai Inflation Is the dominant problem In our economic affairs." That, one line set Ihfi tone for his message, The president proposed fhree basis economic objectives for 1048: 1. "Die first...inusl he to halt. Ihe Inflationary Irend." it was here he repented Ihe basic, goals of his anll-lndnllim program which was largely turned down by the recent emergency session of congress. 2. "Our si-court main objective for 1948 should be to maintain maximum employment, achieve maximum production, and adjust Ihe price-Income structure so as to slop the inflationary spiral without production cutbacks or extensive unemployment." 3. 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