The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 23, 1947 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 23, 1947
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PAGE TWO fiLYTfiEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER- 23, 1947 Realtor Grilled In Girl's Death Thf««-Day Drinking Orgy Ends in Tragedy For Young Divorcee ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 23. (UP) — Police today questioned a suburban real estate dealer In the murder of a stylish "career girl", whose nightgown-clad body n-as found lying in a pool of blood on her bedroom fl<x>r following a three-day clrlnklng.'.orgy. The 34-year-old victim's rooinate told a>" coroner's Jury Ella Victoria Price had been on ihc drinking sftifec with Fred PJielps, real estate : dealcr at Avondale, fashionable Atlanta suburb. Phelps testliled he heard a shot fired in his home late Sunday njghl. He said he ran to the room occupied by his pretty brunette boarder and found her sprawled on Ihe floor. Dr. Herman Jones lexicologist al the Pulton Couhly crime laboratory reported the slain secretary had teetli marks on • her" arm and a bullet wound In the head. A '32 caliber pistol found near the body, its syclinder ' oiwn, be longed to Phelps, But- he denied testimony by the rooms te,. Hilda Dell Butler, that Miss Price dk! not know where the weapon was kept. —._ Miss'^Bell, a nurse,- sold botl. Phelps and Miss Price were "very intoxicated" when she left the house to go' on a date Sunday. Vickie fell off her bed several times and was lying- on the flooi when I left. I begged Phelps not to give her another drink." She said her roommate ami Phelps had been drinking since Friday after Mrs. Phelps left lo go out of town. The; woman, a divorcee, was employed] "'as a secretary by the Goss- arrt Corset.Co. in Atlanta. DeKalb County police reported the gun had been wiped clean of finger prints. They found blood on a light cord in an adjoining, bathroom and blood on the hall floor outside the room. The coroner's jury ruled Miss Price had been murdered. Officers Seize Slot Machines In Little Rock first degree murder enarges follow- ,1ns the shooting of Ralph Donaldson. 'Negro. In Montague's olllco company pswrtcd that t))» shoolins came lhr^h«w n , C ^S^ rt h?M W , W l iriw "« N «~ ndmtU « 1 »"««"« Sunday jiJKlil. Th, 30-yra.-old Don- 1 inBtiVs brother mill his stele/. GlBdyV! u^Jur"''' IC """' kS nll ° Ul - MlSS ;ilds.-m iviis it fojiner employe of ilie ! Montague. He added that the couple !•'•"• UTTLK KOCK, Ark., Sept. 23.— (UP)—IIcarliiRS were scheduled today before Municipal JudKC Har]>pv | Harb for five persons, charged with scs'ilnu or exhibiting gamp devices follo.vinn police raids y<st</ day Vi"!iK"h netted 7-1 automatic HJi'l clecli'i-mitcinntlo slot marlilncs in the CrijJi'.al City, Tiie machines were (akin from the ctub roo^i of Post No. ;JC31, Vel- iis cl Foreign Ways, arid Iroai tlic wtireliousL'.f cf four distributors ol Uic "one-armed bandits." Halpn W. Johnson \vi.s arrested a. 1 ; operator ot the VF'tV club room. Other men fatini; rhiirge.i luclutii' Rouen B. Frnnklin o! the ArXnnsas- Tennessee Dislri'outlng Co.niianv; C. H. Holmes of the Western ~al<:, Company; George Dacoit of the tandard AiiKmmllc Music doni- pnny; niul Roy Bunas of the Oulux: 1 Novelty Compimy. All men nre free under S5CD bond. Meanwhile Circuit Judge 1). ri. Flumme: ol Forrest City announced that he would hold a he-nrhig tomorrow oii whether or not slnt machines selz>d in SI. FiTitU'i.s Couniv last week should '«• destroyed. At- toniEya lor tilt; owners of t)»> m:i- chlnes' jnotcst the destruction ,•>:. the grounds Hint when confise.uivl they were in storage and \verc- ]]'». being ustd tor yajitbhny puipos^.s. HARD-TO-HEAT HOMES! ns Powerful New CHEATER Jonesboro Man Held As Slayer of Negro JCNE=I3OnO. Ark.. Sept. 2T dJl'i — IWallc-r Monti,KiH', 52-year-oirl mannecr of the Jane.s'anro Tritnsler and Storage Company, today fjicc. 1 : glazlrte paper and linoleum. Foxhnll. wlic- )KIS just returned i from an inspection trip checklni: the "'llenlfo (lc|:lj;yt'i In r>:»llu> ; . Ounclittn. Hot sprlnus and Saline 1 Counties, snys the state's deposits are plentiful and apparently of good quality. He A as accompanied on the trip by two representatives of the Frdeial Diirenu of Mines. Ikat Through Rooms —Gives "Hot Stove" Heat, Too! ^Beautiful Grille Cabinet! G'Duroplastic Finish! C Automatic Fuel Control! ® Automatic Draft Control ! 6?"Low Flame Fuel Saver! eA REAL VALUE! Colctnan On display Today! Other types $102.45^4 $115.10 S. Lemons furniture '9 Home Furnishings Modestly Priced! Christmas to Come Early For Four-Year Old Girl Whose Days Are Number DECATUR, III.. Sept. 23. (UP) — Iti was just like Christmas. A Christmas tree was trimmed an<i standing in four-year-old Carols n Robb's bedroom. Dozens of gaily-wrapped presents lay under the tree. Everytime the floor bell rang more presents arrived. They came from all parts of the country. One of the presents didn't have a "don't open till Christmas" tag on it. '.So, Carolyn opened It. it was% : ~in3m issix-year^old. Liiidu McMichael or- Macon, Ga. ; Linda had maoe/'ir recording- of 'the sons;, "Ocsus. loves me." It was Carolyn's favorite ^song, and she hummed happily as she played it. on the phonograph. The''song helped put her In the Christmas -mood. After all, Christmas vvasralmosL here. It comes Sat. urday ;or her. Four Iriends are coming to liclp her celebrate. Even Santa Claus will be there— il one can be round this early in the sea'sonr Bui Santa or no Sant.i, Christmas won't wait. •Carolyn is suffering from a brain cancer/'Doctors say she will not live unlil,. December 25. Possibility of Processing Montan Wax in State LITTLE RCCK, Ark., Sept. 23. (UP) — A -new emphasis on the possibility ' of 'processing montnii wax iff Arkansas has been brought about .unintentionally by Russia, according to State Geologist Harold Foxhalt:-" Foxhall explained that the wax, a product of lignites found in Arkansas, n-as given a high priority by the government' after it was dis- covereiOKat most of the German lignite .deposits were in the Russian Occupation Zone. The T \Vax>ls used in records and YOU SAW IT IN COAL AND WOOD BURNING HEATING STOVES Comfort Combination HEATERS Two Sizes (as shown) $1150 77 Med. Size OAK HEATERS Large Size . . Cole's Large Size HOT BLAST Sheet Iron Heaters tor *)25 J Wood Only, two sizes /. 4 Charter Oak Combination Heater Oak Heater 46.50 '42 RANGE Save a Little- Have Much! Life Insurance is a fortune . . . and whether a policy is modest or .small, evnybody buys It on the installment plan. E. H. (Eddie) Ford l Res. 1185 St. HrtherWe Gcwnl tacrtran Life Ins. Co. CUSHIONIZED CONSTRUCTION KROEHLER Balanced, all white RANGE witK Reservoir (as shown) 77.50 AH Cast Iron TQ75 Range J(J Charter Oak Porcelain RANG€ with Reservoir Special Value $139.50 StodOO Barrel Racks This stunning new modern living room suite is exacdy the same as the one you arc now reading about in your favorite national magazines. It's new, different and an exciting value. Richly tailored in "Pine-Tree" boucle . . . choice of 10 new colors. You'll be delighted with its soft billowy comfort, because it's Cushionized . . . the newest development in furniture construction. Come in for a demonstration. See it! Sofa & Chair $ 189 Convenient Terms S. LEMONS, Furniture Home Furnishings MODESTLY Priced! FIBRE SEAT CHAIRS - - - - $2.25 & 2,64 Slat Seat Chairs - - - $1.96 & $2.45 Oak Dining Chairs ------ $4.64 Padded Seat Dining Choirs - - - $5.75 Kitchen Cabinets, PorceSoin top $49.75 t o $77.50 All Wood, Slat Sect & Back Rockers Plain Low Back $6.75 Extra Quality, Hi Back $8.75 Extra Quality Low Back $7.95 Special Hi-Back $4.95 Upholstered Rockers - - - - $11.50 up Iron Beds -------- $8.95 Helical continuous Angle Frame Coil Spring . $9.95 50 Ib. R, E. Cotton Mattress, pood quality $12.75 CHARLES S. LEMONS, Furniture Home Furnishings Modestly Priced

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