The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 28, 1948 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 28, 1948
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PAGE TWO Fugitive Who Hid In Mine Captured Etcop« 'Hol.i Up' For 14 Months Before Officers Nob Him BAKERSVTLLE, N. C.. Jan. 28 OTP)—An escaped convict who lurked 14 months In abandoned mine •hafta went back to prison today after officers captured him and his 18-year-old girl friend in R brief Hinbattle In the bitter-cold mouth of an idle mica mine. • Fred Lowery. 23, his beard long and his dirty clothing in tatters, gave up after officers shot at him last night in a remote section of the Western North Carolina mountain*. Lillian Autiy, 18, barricaded her- •clf In the mine shaft with a Winchester rifle, Sheriff Sam C. Gouge •aid. She refused to throw out the rifle,' arid surrender until officers fired down the shaft. The sheriff jald Lorery, from Three Mile, N. C., had been living In the abandoned mines which dot mountainous Mitchell County since he escaped from a prison camp Nov 20, 19*6. He had lived about a week In the mine where he was captured the sheriff said. The shaft dropped about six feet, then ran back Inlo the mountainside, the sheriff said. Inside, officers found a fire, bedding and n side of beef. The sheriff said the girl. ,who was held for investigation, had been with Lowery only in the last few weeks. Lowery kept alive by breaking into houses to steal food, ami by killing cattle, the sheriff said. He said officers had known for a year that a man was lurking In ' the mountains, but had been unable to hunt him down. Residents of the area touched off .Lewery's capture when they reported that a man shot at them when they approached the mine. The sheriff Mid he would be charged on three counts of housebreating .!%??* J"* SCrVinfJ ' a toti » o' eight to 30 years when he escaped from the Catawha County Prison Cimp. prison authorities said He was sentenced to five to 15 years ror second-degree murder and taree to five years for forgery. Piccord's Attempt to Set Record For Ocean Depth Temporarily Off BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS BRUSSELS, BelBlum (UP)—The projected Ptccard-Cossyns attempt to dive more than 14,900 feet below sea level In the gulf of Guinea off West Africa has been iwstponed indefinitely, Prof. Aunusle Plccard told the United Press. H e said an accident to their ulilp had made it Impossible to start on schedule and the Gulf of Guinea was now expecting the start of the tornado season. •'The s. S. Scaldls. which the BelBtajj government so kindly put at our disposal, , vas currying cargo to Finland." Piccard said. 4h "c- cently had a minor collision with " othiilT"' 8 ' 1 V °' SScl '" the Gu " of Plccard nrtdcd that the Scalclls had to put Jn lo Stockholf for repairs which luted a week pic cord and his assistant, Max cos- syns "reluctantly" post|K»icd the expedition until Dec. is' Strike Interfere* Plccard continued: "Then the Scalilis was tied up In Helsinki by n loiifishoremen's strike which delayed her another fortnight, "thereby'forcing Hie" and my friend Cossyns to call It off for another month." Plccnrd concluded by ."saying: "Last week Hie Belgian Ministry of Communications rang me up with a report from the Swedish dry dock officials who repaired the Scaldls In Stockholm. The report recommended several alterations In t!ie placing of our electrical equipment for .safety reasons. We have lo listen to them because when It comes to ships the Swedes are tops. I L B i ~ 'That will Uke time and the If B °* '* "**'«<f rainy season ha« already started ; Menace by Pharmacist In the gulf. Tornadoes are expected nurmociJI lo sweep the Gulf of Guinea anv ! WILKF'^ nAr/r v "" )me " 1 -" Pliarmaclst In Trucks' al^'lbrc i v , ,"' S «P'««"*>"expected the expedition to leave next September, "certainly not be- fo.e." prof. COffyns said. s u lold , "'••> employer that he no D „ u, , , >"- , • r a e no loiiker Reliable Belgian Klentlllc source, could prepare prescriptions with a box blaring In the background I'lie employer agreed the music was a menace and filed suit against The present record is held by America's Professor William fleebe with a depth o/ 2,971 feet. A bob white may live Its entire life and never get 10 miles from the nest in which It wac hatched Deprwion-Born Idea Returns Dividends DALLAS CITY, J a (UP) , getp Charl " Patterson ? ^o something about It. Installed two button-cutthiE machines In hU home and a L pjoe- g»u, > business „ the re.^^ lavs, Patterson moved his plant to larger quarters and It Is now one ng mschl »«. man- l0yes ' now turn OUL *. l *" 1 b " tton w a»l« a *eek. The etrulprn^nt' also Includes 32 grinding machines. Shod With Gold In the 16th century. Francesco Flzarro; Spanish conqueror of Peru shod his horses with sold and silver because of -the cheapness of these' znetals as compared to iron. R*«d Courier New* Want Ads Uom and the Gal Dom DiMaggio isn't saying yes or BO. Neither is Emily | r ed- erick, Boston socialite but Inends expect an announcement. Miss Frederick, who first m .«'{!?. y° un e"t ol the famous putfieldmg family when he Loined th! Red sSx, is in San Th. 1 "? >?i W ^. h her aunt - a "d Th« Little Professor took her nome to meet the folks. <r , T5H4 Kore* B\'trywher«" L Miniature Mice The London zoo has several pigmy mice from Gambria, West Africa Being smaller than bees, a pair of these mice could easily set up housekeeping In a safety match box. NOTICE The defendant, Joe L, Bridge* > Is hereby warned to appear In "he ' Ch »»«ry Court for the Chick "saw! ha District of Mississippi County ' Arkansas, within thirty (30) days! nfl H^ W , 01 ', the complaint of the 1 P ± tlffl Mlldred Inez Bridges. Witness m y hand and »«al u Clerk of the said Chancery Court for the Chickasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, this 1 20 day of January, 194«. HARVEY MORRIS, Clerk By Dorothy Conley, D. C. I l!21-28-2!4-ll ' WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28, 1948 - •wvwp'Mj HVWVVV* BABYS MUSTEROLF 1 Month End Value Washing Machine The supply of these fine machines is limited - so we urge you to come in today! White Way means the Right Way for Clean, Fast, Washing! TABLE LAMPS Smashing Value! Beautifully Hand Decorated Colorful Parchment Shade Gold Plated Base Fos/7y worth double this price • | This Week Only FARMERS TERMS U7 A I) P Furniture Company ww J^iL ^^F dLfl " Mor * fcr Your Mon * y AU the Time> CALL 4627 Kor Lower Cost Insurance • HOME • AUTO • BUSINESS Arkansas Mutual Agency W. L. Tamke, Mgr. Isaacs Bldgr., Blytlieville, Ark. /W *t*l MtttUKY SCMCi MM Still & Young Motor Co. DAVID B. ANDERSON MASON CONTRACTOR Brick Work of Quality Boiler Work and Remodeling a Specialty E. Davis St. Phone 4641 CAN WATER AH) IN ARTHRITIS — RHEUMATISM? MOUNTAIN VALLEY— HELPS CROSSTOWN WHISKEY SHOP Main and Division Blytheville, Ark. Ear a Bonnee at Barney's' 25* A Delicious Buttered Steak Sandwich BARNEY'S 200* FARM DITCHES CHTCH BANK LEVELING PRIVATE ROADS OR ANY • EXCAVATION S.J.COHEN Contractor LYNCH BL06. BLYTHEVIUE ARK. Wane 3646a>d2525 ATTENTION FARMERS! TRACTORS & EQUIPMENT FOR SALE N«w and Used t—1948 (New) Model M Farmall 2— IMS (New) Mode) B Fjrmalls 1—1916 (Used) Model B John Deere 1-1947 (Used) Model A John Deere 1—1946 <X)»ed) Model A Jehn Deert t—1946 (Used) Ford Tractor 1 1948 (Used) Model C Alllj-Chalmer. Many, many others arriving each week. We can furnish almort any equipment needed. They are priced for quicV .ate, tern ,, can be »rran t ed. Come In and see these before you buy! BUD WILSON AUTO SALES Coroner of Main at Franklin Thon* 2037 Bud Wilion j, sl Hor|Ur

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