The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 6, 1947 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

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\ MOB 1WO BLYTHBVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWf THURSDAY, NOVEMBER «, 1M7 Church Rtiaxes Marriage Rule May Be Wed Again If Biehee> •timilUM eUMM. N. O., Nov. f. <T»>—The rroteataat Episcopal Otanreh baud of bishop* yesterday adopted a resolution asking the •baxcfet (*B*nl convention to allow Mthe*t to decide individual •Jaaa* of 11 aWiijlHI divorced per- COBM -whoa* former husband* or wrwn are *U11 living. The bishops temporarily autho- rised themaelve* in U)« resolution to pa*i OB *J1 (1Kb cats* in their •*• flaeat**. but Mid auch action would not become official church policy until approved by the gene Hi convection next year. The resolution aiso would permit dtarbcd Protestant Episcopalians who were denied the right to remarry in their own diocese to appeal to th* bishop of another area Any auch marriage*, however, would turn to b* held to the diocew In which approval w»» granted. The aetton left responsibility for x»nrtUrn Uvt controversial remarriage and divorce question with the bishops themselves but was K«n as a "break" In the church's long barrier against aecond marriages for divorcee*. BUhop Henry Knox Sherrill of New Tork City, presiding bishop of the American church, announced the resignations ot seven bishops. They were the Rt. Rev. Robert E. Material Witness In Brutal Murder Cose Is Released BIRMINGHAM, Ala.. Nor. «. (UP) — The second "materJsJ witness" held for questioning In tht murder of pretty Mri. Cortnn* LJmbnugh here Oct. 14 wm» released yesterday, Jefferson County authorities reported. Albert Womack, M-ye»r-old neighbor of the slain woman, was freed after he had been held since last Saturday for questioning. Coroner Joe Hllderbrand, for whom the wttne** waa held, announced the release and aald "no pertinent information" had been obtained In the questioning of tile liovlck mechanic. The first "material witness" ar- reat«d In the case wai Clyde IJm- baugh, 43-year-old writer-singer, husband of the slain woman. He was helii tor seven days the week after • hts wife's mutilated body was discovered In a wooded ravine near their suburban horn* Oct. 1«. H e was released after no- lle* gave him a lie-detector test. WomMk is the brother of 15- year-old Clayton Womaclc, who Joined a searching party organlz ed by Umbaugh when his wilt was Gribbln, Ashevllle. N. G.j bishop of the Western North Carolina Dio cese; Suffragan (assistant Bishop Benjamin T. Kcmercr of Minnesota- Bishop Frank W. Crclghton of Michigan: Bishop John T. Dallas of New Hampshire; Bishop John B. Benlley of Alnskn; Missionary Bishop Alfred A. Oilman of Hankow, China; and Suffragan Bishop Edwin J. Randall of Chicago. England Prepares for Wedding Workmen construct a barrier In Trafalgar Square In London to keep back the crowd which will witness the Royal Procession to Westminster Abbey for the wedding of Princess Elizabeth to Lt/'Phllip Mouutuntten. (NBA Telcphoto). Read Courier News Want Ads. ! reported mislng nnd who discovered I the body. Greenland, world's largest island, Is three times as big its Texas, Shotgun Slayer Sentenced to life In Prison MACON, Oa., Nov. 6- (UP) — Carpenter Oloybe Winter wa« «on- vlcted of murder and given a life sentence yesterday for the (hot- gun alaylng of a nun he claimed "deprived me of freedom to work and my right to earn a living." The victim was another carpen- i ler, Clarence Sheffield. A city bus] driver and hli paaoengen watched) in horror while Minter btaated «,wt,y j at Sheffield on a residential Mreet last September Minter told the jur y Sheffield hart caused him to lose union membership and one Job alter another. He said once when .they worked on the same house, Sheffield ridiculed his work and threatened to hav« him kicked out 'of the union. The tall and thin defendant lamented his loss of numerous Jobs for lack of education and a back ailment. When he flnaly turned to carpentry, he aald, the presecutlon by Sheffield was more than he could bear. Brooding and In a black mood, Minter said he drank some whiskey and decided "to let the man In white overalls (Sheffield) know how it felt to be laid up without any funds coming In." The jury's mercy recommendation saved Winter from a death sentence. To grow each bushel of corn, • farmer average* about 11 mlnuU* of work. The figure, b*sed e* accurate records, covers all motion* Involved, from prep»rl«g U» toll to hamsitnc *>• «ro*>. Read Oourlsr New* Want A*w- - It is rare for any locality to have ; perfectly normal weather. • j L Johnni^Walker SHOES FOR MEN PICTURED STYLES AT $8.50 \ L Johnnie Walker Es SHOES FOR M|N,j. YOU CAN EXPECT A LOT FOR YOUR MONEY •'Some peofk *iM h*ve tf* *nojt idea tftt uneB budget! J«nt «*kte «hem to food quality! Noroenx! Thcy'ie «n* very peopk who mull kn* quality. What they buy nut $i»e good and aatijfxtoty ttntce. Ivtij-, tfiing you finj at Penney'i ir tested to make tun it will give you tverf dime's worth of value /or what you »peiwd-*U that, and «*xe! Only 2.98 for White Towncrafts*! High-Count Broatclotkl Non-Wilt Miracle Collar! Full-Cut (33" length)! San(oriitd\ , " Tan Call,'-. Trench To* with *ootra»tlnf •Utcb. ' ' ; Cordovan color, long wing tip. Heavy leather sole*. Other Johnnie Walker Styles in Stock at $7.95 T*» Military, plain to*. Same to bright red, fancy «e a m, btaek stitching, heavy sole. H y-^y< Where but Penney 1 * such savings! Crisp, high-count broadcloth — 136x60 fine- combed cotton threads per square inch —and every inch Sanforized! Carefully cut and tailored for maximum wear and comfort! Nu-Cmft* fused collar is always; Oxblood moccasin with heavy leather sol*. Tan Bal Oxford/ Fancy Tip. Triple brown rubber sol* with ribbed edge*. I. ROSENTHAL INC. Double Bed SU« 5% Wool BLANKETS 226 West Main Street Blytheville, Arkansas Phone 2562 4.98 Smartchevron plaid blanket* in cotton and woof. 4% Its., double bed lise. White with ro»e, blue, green or cedar plaidi. A BIG blank' et Taluel Luxury Chenill* Spread* in drenmy Fall So low price dl designsl 6.90 »^^l^g : ; : l?t j ^¥^^~^3giP T g M». For Co«y Winter Night* All Wool BLANKETS 9.90 Soft, deeply napped virgin wool warmth in 72" x 90" 4 Ib. weight in »ix solid tones and white. S year guarantee against moth damage. RECEIVING BLANK ET of absorbent, toft cotton in pink and blue. 49c Indian or fltad DM<*» -• Cotton BLANKETS g 3.79 Made of fine, long-wearing imported cotton in 60" x 80" single bed tile, Gay, bright colors in either Indian or plaid deiigni. Low priced, tool Cotton Blanket 72 x 8« Jagquard Bright Colors. design. 7.90 Give Generously--Give Now to YOUR Community CHEST r U f Is toy ScouH of America Girt Sc*wt« of America Library AMociatlon Goodfellows — American Legion BlyrtieviHe High School Band P. T. A.«* Elementary Book Fund Social Welfare Contingency Fund Maple Grove Cemetery Association Cancer Association Blythev! lie "Y" Infantile Paralysis GleeClukv

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