The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 10, 1948 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 10, 1948
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FAGB TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Blytheville Case Up for Review Decision Due N«t Monday in Suit Or«r Taxi Licenses UTTLE ROCK. Ark., Feb. 10. (UP)—The Arkansas Supreme Court yesterday took under submission a Blythevllle case for possible decision next Monday. The cue involve* an appeal riled by Bdd Baldwin and other Blythe- vllle taxicnb operators from a decision In Mississippi (ChlcknsRK-lw District) • chancery • Court upholding th« validity of an ordinance passed to the Blythevllle City Council increasing fees /or licensing taxlcabs and for their roim- Jatlan. In decisions announced yesterday the court ordered a new (rial for Bstes !•. Bright, 20, after setting tilde * six-year sentence Imposed In Lonoke Circuit Court. Bright was convicted for nllcg- edly assisting his hnlf-uroUiers, E\mer, Chester and Harvey Davis, in stealing an iron safe from the Bailey Chevrolet Co. nt Cabot. Ark. The four men were accused of obtaining $210 in the theft. The court set aside Bright's sentence on the grounds that his conviction rested entirely on testimony of his alleged accomplices, his reputation and the fact that he was, accompanied by his half- brothers an hour or two before the burglary. The high court affirmed a Lnw- rence Circuit Court ; decrce sentencing Pleas Duty, Walnut Ridge, lo 12 years in prison for breaking into the Rainwater jewelry Store »t Walnut Ridge. OtceoU Cat* Affirmed In an opinion by Justice R. W. Roirtiins, the court affirmed an Osceola District, Mississippi County, Chancery Court decree enjoining C. D. Ayres from closing & road used by J. Q. and Fred Stuckey The road separate.? land owned' by the Ayres and the Stuckeys, and extends directly north from Highs-ay 40 terminating on the south bank of Little River- The lower court held the road h«d been In iu§ for more, than •even year* and that the Stuckeys had acquired a prescriptive right to travel It as a private road. The Supreme Court said, "We have consistently held that the finding of a Chancery Court on a fact questioned will not be set aside unless against n preponderance of the evidence." In other actions, the court: Agreed to advance ai a matter of public Interest a suit filed by Arkansas counties seeking to obtain an additional $1,500.000 In state highway funds. The court set no date for Its submission, stipulating that the advancement would be granted after briefs are filed. The*lontjWiew~l H yuu wore nn Olympic .ski juniper (his is tin.- view you would (joi «[ St. MoiiU as you descend from Hit; liikcolT platform. The niuuiU^Jti in back- tjrumid is ihu situ ol U>u downhill aaU tlalom courses. Bill to Speed Barge Line Safe Introduced WASHINGTON. Feb. 16. (UP) — A bill lo expedite sale of the Federal Burge I.luc to iirlvnlc interests was , liUroduccil yesterday by Clinlrman ; Charles A. WolvwUui, R., N. J.. of j the House Interstate Commerc« i Committee. I Ai (he some lime, Chnlrntnn Wal| tcr C. Ploescr. n.. Mo., of the | House Smnll Business Committee j revealed Hint preliminary neRolla- j lions for nccinlsltion of the line are being carried on between the Commerce Department and the two prospective purchasers. Under present law. tin- line must be sold as one unit with all equipment. Wolvertoirs bill would uiithor- Ize disposition of the facilities and operating riuWs as two separate units. One. of these Is (lie Mississippi- j Missouri River Unit; the other [lie Warrior River Unit In Alabama and Tennessee. GOP L*orf»rt Disclaim Invitation to Moc4ftr,ip v WASHINGTON, Feb. 10. (UP) — A high Republican source said yesterday OOP leaders have no intention of inviting Gen. Douglas MacArthur home from Japan to address a joint session of Congress. But if the general comes home •nyway, the source said, he undoubtedly will be invited to Capitol hill, u were Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower and Adm. Chester W. Nimitz on their returns from the war. Reports have popped vip regularly, almost since VJ Day, that MacArthur was planning to conic home. A columnUt list week said OOP B5«jnb«ri of th« House Rules Com- ntlttw had decided to ask him to come next month, and to speak to • joint session. Marriage License* Delta Airline Expands ATLANTA. Oi.. Feb, 10. (UP)— Delta Air Lines yesterday contracted ery late next Summer. Th» company also filed an option Propose Tunnel Ing couples oblaineA marriage licenses yesterday in the office of Miss Elizabeth Blytha county clerk. ' Lewis Joseph Forbes or Grand Rapids. Mlcli.. and Miss Lois Collins of Porsythe, Mo. J. D. Cooper 01 L,min>rooli. Ark., and Miss Ann McQuirt of Luxova Hnlpli Mitchell and Mijjs Lois Marie Lounviile of Wood Illvcr, 111. Spencer May and Miss Mary Downing o; Steel, Mo. Keailv to C.lve More > SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (UPI — After domains; his blood for the 126th time, JBIUCS W. McDonnell a World War I Navy veteran, said he f»K "just fine." 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