The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 13, 1948 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 13, 1948
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PAGE TON (ARK.) COURIER MEWS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1948 Romeo's Mother Held for Murder Vair Burnt Covnty Woman K Accused Along With Her Son ROCK, Ark., Feb. W. OOP)— Th« 40-year-old mother of the "jn«il order Rom«o" of Arkan- MS wa* In )ail here today charged with first degre* murder In connection with the death of her son's bride ot a week. Sfr*. Jewell Robbing was arrested fMterday after Prosecutor R. E. Rush of Harrison filed the charge •t CSSnton in Van Buren County. Ifmnwhlle, Lonnlc A. Robbins. her ««-year-oId son was being held •t'th« state hospital here pending official word on the outcome of a mental examination. Robbins had been charged with the poisoning of Mrs. Sue Dudley Robbins, whom he wooed and by mall through a Lonely Hcnrts club. His .trial has been scheduled for Feb. 33 in Van Buren Circuit Oourt. Bobbins and the 54-year old widow were wed at the bride's home town of Abilene, Tex., last Christmas Day and returned to the Van Buren home of Robbins' mother. The bride was found dead on New Year's Day at the limn home. Beside her was a half-empty bottle of strychnine. An autopsy revealed that the poison In her stomach had caused her death. After Hobbins reported the death to officers, he lied the co\n«y. Ho was picked UP near Russcllvllle in the company of a woman who told police they were about to be married. In addition to the charge against the elder Mrs. Robbins, Rush said he filed a charge of accessory after the fact against Henry Petty of Montgomery County who was said to be at the Robbins home when the woman died. Montgomery Comity officers began 'a search for Petty today. Midwesterners Honor Lincoln And Aid Europe SPRINGFIELD. 111.. Feb. 12 I UP — MtdWesterncrs sent grains, milk and' other foods for hungry Euro peans by the carload to' rallroac stations yesterday In the name Abraham Lincoln. As the shipments got under \\tij utate and civic leaders gathered a the great emancipator's tomb hci to honor his memory. Col. Roy L To Direct Choir Slayer U Executed But His Eyes Vlay Live and Help Others to See Lauren" Sprunger, minister of ivm sic in the Riverside Baptist Cliurc in Fort Worth. Tex., whore lie I attending Sotilhivcsleni Baptls Theological Seminary, will visit 15I> llievillc this week-end nnrt n the choir ot the Pirs>l Hnpti> Church with the worship sorvic Sunday morning, The Rev. E. C. Brown, pastor < Hie church. .s:<itl thut Mr. Sprung! would meet with llic choir menihe nt 1 Saturday. He Is a graduate of Carson-Newman. Baptist College, Jefferson Cily, Tcnn. TUCKER PRISON FARM, Ark.,* cb, la.— (UP)—Jume.s Harold Hyde, ot Beityville, was electrocuted at \icker Prison farm at 7:10 a.m. to- ay. Hi* death was Hie slate's pcn- Ity for Hie brutal slaying early ost year •! Prank Simpson, lha alhor ot Hyde's iweelheurt, Mararet Slnii>son. The body wa» taken Immediately to Little Rock where the eyes i'ere removed for a cornea transplantation W> a Little Rock man and > Mabclvale boy. Hyde walked calmly and unassisted into the douth chiimbcr at 1 a.m, When prison superintendent Tenement Fire Fatal for Eight; Three Missing UTICA, N. Y., Fell. 13. fu: T'lrc,neii today removed eight bod- CB, all so hadly charred that they could not [K identified, from the ruins of a three-story apartment use which was destroyed by fire shortly before dawn. Three other persons still were iiiis-slng. and were helievcd dead. Fourteen persons escaped, three of them badly burned. One was In critical condition. Among the liodlcs taken from the wrecked huildhiK was that of a young mother who clutched the hody of a .small child in her arms. The dead and missing were trap- txnl on the top floor of the hulldlng which burned like tinder and col- lup.u'd. Firemen helieved an oi burner exploded and started the fire alx>ut -1:30 a.m. Reprisal Feared By Haganah Men * Jewish Quarter* Made "Out of Bounds" For British Soldiers ttu ro«d to T»l Arlr. Ttw attack wu )«unch»d midnight under htavy mortar (Ire uid tb« sound i>£ «xploslons could * heard In Tel Aviv. Twenty Arab hous«j were blown up. An official announcement said five Arabs wer e killed and 11 seriously wounded »t Abu Keblr and Tom Coglilll had to readjust III straps on Hydc'i right arm. thc condemned man fiftid "1 have, bcoji on everything else, but this is the first time I w:\s on the thunderbolt." The switch wa-s thrown twice, and Dr. A. R Rollins of Slienill, the prison doctor, pronounced Hyde dead at 1:10 a.m. A Little Rock funeral director too* the body to Little R«ck. Recipients uf the corneas of Hyde's eyes will be Olonn Tucker 25-year-old employe oi a Litite Kock funeral liome, and Mclvin I — • — Morrison, 13-year-old son of Mrs. Mother, Infant Daughter Lillic R. Morrison of Mubelvale. The. : _ . , . . ,. . r. corneas v.-ill be transiiituued to- ; DUriea Wear Haytl, Mo. 11,0,row. ' CAIHJTHEHSVlUjB, Mo. Feb. 13 Vollie Bill Bates of Menu WHS —Funeral services for Mr.s. Ray the nri.1 condemned man who gave [Norton Phillips and Infant dnush- To Conduct Reviv his eyes that others may see. Bates was executed last year. Hyde shot and then beat his Mwcethenrt's father when tile older ninn interfered in a quarrel between the pall 1 . He was convicted last Oct. 9 by R Carroll Comity Jury. i Petitions signed by more than 1,000 |>ersons were presented to Oov. Ben Luney, hut the governor i-cliis- ed to stay the execution. Prcvious- y Ihc Aikansas Supreme Court had refused to order a new trial. SEC Member Named WASHINGTON. Feb. 13. (UP) — President Truman today nominated Paul R. rtowcn ot Boston to be a member of thc Securities and Exchange commission. The President also nominated Dr. Leonard A. Scheele to l)c surgeon general on the U. S. Public Health Service. trr wc:e conducted :il the Bnptht Church In llnytl, Tuesday hy the Rev. J. T. Spnrlln. |jas(or. lluvial w;'.s in Ullli' I'rniric Ccmeterv. fiun'ivini; are her husband and t j JERUSALEM. Feb. 13. (UP) The main Jewish quarters of Jeru-' salem were placed out of bounds for British troops today to protect them against any reprisal for the slaying of four Haganah men utter their arrest by a military search party. Fifteen Arabs. Jews, and British troops *'"« killed In scattered outbreaks of violence in Palestine In the last 24 hours according to reports compiled here. Nine Arabs and Jews were killed last night In lighting on the approaches to Tel Aviv, Two Irish guardsmen of the British Army were killed in turning back an Arab Invasion of Northern Palestine, the reports said. The bodies of the four Haganah members were found at St. Stephens Gate of .Jerusalem last night. Th,. Jews blamed the British for their deaths. The.four youths were seen ulivc In a military truck in the Arab area. Gershon Hlrsch, a Jewish agency spokesman, charged on behalf of the agency that the British Involved in the affair were guilty of "both moral and leBal rcsponsi- bllitv [or the murder of these four BLYTHEVILLCS ONLV ALL wmicjrti£ATjlfc- Weekdayn Box Offle« opens t:3* pm, Shaw SUrb «:« p.m. Saturday B»x Orflce Openi 11:45 p.m. Show SUrls 1:M p.m. Sunday . Box O(flc« Opcni 1:45 Show Start! 2:00 one Arab klll«d »nd die wound N at Yazour. Other J«wiih dynamiti «quad. blew up a house on the outskltt: of Belr Safafa, overlooking thi • Southern Jerusalem Jewish suh> urb of Mekof Halm. ; TONIGHT DOUBLE FEATURE "Shocking Miss Pilgrim" with Beltjr Orahle two .sfcp ohlldrcti- t.lirec brothers. Shannon and Georgfi Norton of Hoyti, and Mogan Norton of Cara- wny, Ark.: three sisters, Mrs. B. U. Murphy and Mrs. Karl Gill, both of Hayti, and Mrs. Atvln Reeves of Elrnggadocio. Day of Prayer Observed CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo., Feb. 13 —Local churches of this city today observed the 'World Day of Prayer. All churches united hi one service held at tliu Christian Church. The service was opened by the Pi'csbylerlan Cluirch, which WAS followed by the Methodist and Baptist groups, and closed by the Christian Church. "Hit Pa rod* of 1947" with Fddie Albert, Constance Moore Serial: "Daughter of Don Q" Also Short Dalfreres, executive officer of th Illinois Military District, laid wreath at' the tomb on behalf President Trumnn. Part ot the food started by cart from the store In New Sale State Park near here where young Lincoln once clerked. An Abraham Lincoln friendship train was made up at Lincoln, Neb.,j to pick up carloads of food across Iowa and Northern Illinois. Other sections rolled out Inst night: from Council Bluffs, la., and Sioux Falls, S. D., In addition to an 1111-! nois section starting here. At Sioux Falls, ten cars of wheat, four of lard and meat and one each of corn rye came in from South Dakota farms In land which. \vns but wild prairie when Lincoln lived. The Rev. C. R. Nlchol. Cllfion Trx , evangelist, «11 conduct a series of services in I.lie Church of Christ, 1210 West Mnln, starting Sunday, it was disclosed today by the pastor, I he'Rev. E. W. Stovalt. Services will be conducted at T:3Q p.m. daily, with a dally Bible study over Station KLCN at 12:15 p.m. He also will conduct the Sunday morning services in tne church, the Rev. Mr. Stovall announced. The Rev. Mr. Nichol llns traveled extensively in the States and abroad and devoted most of his ministry to evangelistic work and writing oi books on Bible subjects. Ruth Irene Badey Dies Ruth Irene Badey, four-month old daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Rny- mond BadcyT formerly of Blythc- ville and now of Palrhope, Ala., died yesterday at her home of pneumonia. She had been ill a short time. Other than her parents, she Is survived by two sisters. Glcnda and Mary Ellen. She is also the granddaughter of Mrs. C. E. Parks of Blytheville. Funeral arrangements are ijiconi- plete. With the Courts CHANCERY Celestine Greene vs. Maud Dunn, et al, suit to settle estate and divide the real estate of Elma Arch- illion. ClrcilH Continental Casualty Co., a Corp. vs. John W. Hosteller, Judgement, for S483.92. Flu Hits Postal Force Five employes of the Blylhcvlllc Post Office, including the postmaster, Ross Stevens, who is n patient nt the Blythcvtlle Hospital, are confined to their linmes with hifhienza Others who are til are. Ted Kir.g E. L. Crouch, Bill DcLong am Hugh Hudson. Attend Hoaton Funeral People here from out of town ! yesterday to attend funeral services , for Ed J. Henlon. who died in his [ home Monday were. Fred Heaton nnd Mr. and Mrs. Terry Ollurd of Memphis: Mr. and Mrs. Charles Guard and Mr. and Mrs. George Guard of Equality. III.: Mrs. Len Durbin of St. Louis: Mrs. J. S. Fleming of Memphis and Mrs. Virginia Joplin of Carllthersville. New 4-H Club Formed CARUTHEUSVILLE, Mo.. Feb. 13 — A new 34-membcr 4-11 Club has been orRani/cd at Cottoiuvoorl Point, with Mrs. Earl Powell as leader, and comprising 34 members. Officers elected were: Sue Con- slant, president: Glcnda Alexander, vice-president: Marilyn Shelton. secretary-treasurer; LMln Mae Carr. j ?OHK leader: Josephine Taylor, game. i leader; Robert Hundhauscn. report= er. Thc eirls selected food prepani- ' tion for their year's project, and thc I boys .selected woodwork. Have ior Immediate Delivery Kelvinator Refrigerators Kelvinotor Home Freezers Apex Washing Machines Apex Vacuum Cleaners Electric Water Heaters Emerson Radios One 8-ft Beverage Cooler Come in loiluy :mil sec (lie now ID IS Kclvimilor IT'S KKKRIciliHATICI) FROM T01" TO UOTTOM. E. B. Gee Sales Co. Hii-scli recalled other cases in nhle-h he said British troops picked up Jews and left them fn Arab areas, only to be found slain or wounded. Tile Jewish attitude was I that the British forced the Jews to leave the truck In an Arab area, thus throwing them under the guns of their enemies. He also claimed there were cases of Arabs being left in Jewish cas. He said the Jewish agency; ould take steps, but didn't say hat they would be. The Irish guards drove the Inva- on force of several hundred men ick across the Syrian border with from two-pound cannon and oavy inrichtneguns, the Northern eports said. Arab casualties were ot reported. .Six Arabs and three Jews were Illed In a Haganah attack on the •ab villngcs of Yazour. Abu Keir and Jaballya, which command Saturday "Sun Valley Cyclone" with Wild Bill Elliott and I.itfle Beaver Serial: "Son ot Zorro" Also Cartoon SATURDAY OWL SHOW at 11:00 p.m. "INVISIBLE KILLER" with Roland Drew and Grace Bradley Serial: "Jungle Girl" Also Cartoon Draughon's College of Mechanics Post Office Box 835, Memphis, Tenn. Will Rive you specialized training on motors, motor tune-up, painting, auto electricity, body and fender work, clutch, brake, transmission and dcferent.ial repair. A complete training, approved for VETERANS. Call or write for free information. Sunday and Monday "CONFLICT" with Humphrey Bogart. Mary Willinmb Also News & Cartoon NOTICE TO MY CUSTOMERS AND FRIENDS: I have recently purchased Hailey's Market located at 701 South 1/ike Street. The market will he known hereafter as • . . THE LAKE STREET MARKET FREE DELIVERY Service will be featured to anywhere within K reasonable distance of Bly- thevillc. Phone 3977. 1 formerly operated a store on Route 1 at Barfield. My friends and former customers are incited to visit me here for all their grocery needs. C. F. BROWN i to Find Treasure ? Seagram's a .,t<J6e Sure XWRAM'S 7CROWN. BLENDED WHISKEY. 86.8 Proof. 65% Grain Neulial Spirits "' ralion.Cliryslei Building. Me.vYork Taking the cout storm . . . Hic^isS new metal initia Brace. In solid colors to harmonize with his suit wardrobe. SPECIAL DELIVERY! That's the way Valentines—and all olhcr special tilings—should arrive. By Special Delivery! Pardon us for pointing, but that's how electricity reaches you, loo. By very special (iclivcry —at finger-tip notice—l/10,000,000lh of a scc- oml from the time you flip a switch. Thai's rtol only guper-spccdy service, it's dependable service. So dc(>enciahle, you've conic to take it for granted around the clock and around the calendar. Again pardon ns for pointing, hvit keeping the price of electricity low in spile of rising production costs lakes plenty of practical planning —plenty of skilled and experienced people. The mvrttge family still gets ttricc ax much electric service for its money as it got 20 years ago. And never lias elcctricily done so much lo make life easier, healthier, more comforlabls for you! of CHARM. Sunday*. 4:30 f. M., CST, CBS. I Listen to the Electric liniir—THE HOUR Power Co.

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