The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 11, 1946 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 11, 1946
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DI'X'.KMIilJH 11. 1946 tlanta Fireman Confesses Thefts Expensive Jewelry Collected from Rooms In Winccoff Hotel ATLANTA. G:i.. Dec. 11. (UP) — Police said today thai Fireman Joe A. Hcmmoj]. .'jo.'had confessed taking several thousand dollars worth V&J^wclry from Atlanta's fire-gut- fjm"- Hotel Winecoff where 121 person, lost their lives. Rubinsou sisnecl a statement in which he said lie removed the valuables as he and other firemen were m:iking a room check for additional victims after Hie early- momjni; Dec. 7 blaz? had been suO- clueii. Arrested last nicht on charees of disorderly conduct and larceny, H'ibmson was released on $6,5tK) bond. Tlie jewelry was recovered. Tiie Iniskv fireman, who took part, in Hie heroic five-hour struggle I'iK.' Hie flames, was unable to uive the vmmi o:- floor number Iroin whi.'h he took the Jewelry. It'bir.son said that when lie re- tuincd to fire Maliou No. 11. where he was a member, at about 2 p.m. H.iUirday. he was afraid to turn Ihe stuff in. i:s said he put it in his locker, later showing the articles in other members of the fire company. The loot included a lady's qold wrist, walch with 19 emerald-cut diamonds, 24 marquise diamonds. 55 chip dirnnonds, eight rubies with - double gold lope band, one tliree- J).'n'.nd string of pearls with a Jarge diamond and IB small diamonds in the clasp, and nine pieces of assorted costume jewelry. The watch was found yesterday by detectives at the home ol a yeunf; Atlanta woman. Robinson iokl officers tli.-it he lefl it there in a pa:ka£c, but that she didn't know what the package contained. Too Lai? to Clastify for Bits of News 21 ,-icrcs of ff«««l alfiilfa land — (i room house, with lights ;tiu1 water. Plenty of linvns imd sU»"ijje hnnfes On Hwy. IS, 2 miles c-sist ol' UlyUicville. Sec i>v call Max I.o.iian, Roallor, Lyneh Ultli;., phone 2(i:M. VZ-IT-c;;-!-! Mixlcrn home, ?, rooms ami liatli. in s*"" 1 conilition. L lias ;tHic fan, hot water, Ucalfr. Venetian hiintls. Located in neighborhood or home owners. Sec or call Max Logan, Realtor, Hldg,, phone 20IM. "' Paul 1*- Dietrich has returned from Southern Loutsiunu, where he went /or n bear hunt. His liro- ther-in-hiw, Dr. J. E. rieaslcy, who accoinpaniect him. retained* home earlier. Condition of Mrs. A. li. FVrvler, stricken with parnlysis Saturday followhiK celebration Friday of her 69th birthday, today remained era- ical. She is at the home of her daughter. Mrs. M. G. Goodwin. Joe Pride Jr.. who is at Mnrtannn temporarily on a contracting job. spsnt last night at lioine. Mrs. Selma Levy Allcnbcris returned yesterday afternoon to her home in Memphis after spending two days with her father. 13. H. Levy. H. lj. Byars left todav for New Orleans whcie lie will" attend a mectiiiR of the district manm;ers of the Sinner Sewing Machine Company. Before returning Mr. Byars will visit several points in Mississippi. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Lcc< h left today for Wingo, Ky.. when they will attend the funeral of ti'jr. and Mrs. Paul Lane, victims of the Winccoff Hotel fire in Atlanta. Oa. Mr. and Mrs. 'Lane. Ions-time friends of Mr. and Mrs. J. A'h, had visited them here. ' Mrs L, D. Clianiblin ) as iV turneri to her home on Wc.'.t Main filler tcnderfc'oiii^ treatmenis in. The invcslisation was launchcil after three firemen reported to At Janta Fire Chief C. c. Styron Iliat they liad seen Ikminson with tnc plunder. , Fire department officer.; firut I tried to obtain a statement from ' Rcbinson. when he refused to talk, they called in police. ! Police sain Hobniion told them < that he had planned to destroy the j:\vclry rather thnn Iry to .soil it. He said he didn't kn'o.v how- to BO about doing away with 11, though. Robinson will appear in a city recorder's court hearing Saturday. Atlanta Mayor \Vii:i»m B. Hansfield said today that the case would be vigorously prosecuted. Chief Scyron said that the firemen, indignant at Robinson's action after the gallant showing all Had made in (he disaster were I quick to report the matter, j "Firemen arc fire-fit-liters and property and lifc-iia\ crs." Styron said. "They would hot allow 'this blot on their fine record." • Western North America's dark ciow is mostly white. BI.YTHKVJLLB (ARK.) COUKJKR NEWS Memphis liapllst Hospital, Miss Ndtlc Iiioh;iv<lsoi] of Uyera- Ijiiris. Trim.. niKi Miss Jfnmte Alice Smith o( PorlMBPVUIc. Mo., s|K>:il Sunday with Mr. anil Mrs. .l.imes Gi'lmc.s. Karl Koout/, of Fulton. j\1i>., )ms arrived here 10 Join Mrs. Kooim. who 1ms Ijocn llic Biicst for sev- crnl M-ccks ol her sj.slcr. Miss Ellen Hrynu and her brother, Moss Bry;i-i. Mis. \V. V. Harrison nnd two sons have arrived from lloselle, N. J.. '.o spend tlie Winter with Mr. Harrison's pnrriit.s, Judge mid Mrs. Znl U. Harrison, ni ihcir home on Highway <;i So\ith. The sons nrr William V. Jr.. mid David. They will he here while Mr. Hnrrisun is .Uteiidiiif; the Utiivcrsily of New York Medical School, New York Ci-y. Condition ot w. I. Osuorne who is uuttcrijoliij. trenrijicnts nt Mci:>- I'lus Baptist Hospital today wns Snlisl'aclOTV. Toocher Shortage Subject Of Address to Yarbro PTA The' teacher shortage was discussed by Mrs. Winnie Virfill Turner, school sii]>piTj«,or, when she spoke to Mu; Yiiibro Parent Teachers Association. Wednesday at the Yarbro .McetitiR f or their rci >ulnr business session, (lie group proscnted a. cuvislmiis |>roeram eoncliictecl bv Mrs. William Wyall. After the slnt!- niK of Christinas carols, a record- i"K of "The Smallest 'Ansel" by birctta YOIIIIK. movie actress was hcnri! l,y Ui e croup. After the program, the group met for social liour tin-jug n| lich refreshments were :;cVert h y M, S . Wyatt. Mrs. Vinnie Foster presided over the bus ness session. (heville lli-Y club has held at the "Y" Tuesday nlglit when President Billy Juntos presided nnd Bufoxl Yoiini; i;ave the devotional. A committee of girls from the newly formed Tri-lli-Y dub »>«l will] Hie group to discuss )>lnns for the joint Christmas party, sch- cdiiled for Wednesday. Dec. it). Tlic i-oininitlee wn s composod of Ann Uubinson. clurice Maxwell, Marcia McGregor nnd Mary Uoivdv The Soeli.l committees rcpresenthiB 'he two elnbs will meet nt Ihe school Wednesday afternoon for further lifannlnK. rollowlnn (he business meetlnu n iimttrnin of "brain-teaser" games were enjoyed. Honor RO//S Announced For Two Periods at DeH Students included on (lie honor roll of the Dell 'Ill K h School and urade school have been announced for Ihe first and second six-weeks periods. The rcipiircments for the honor roll are perfect attendance without lardies or nbseiice.s and no grade b'-low a 'IS. Thoso placed on the honor roll for (he first period of six weeks are: 7th Grade: Donna nose Simmons; Floyd Tale. Sally Junnlla 1'alc. Jenn Shelton Kth Ui-,itle:-Cln.r rv Sue .Biirucs. Jeanelte Henderson. Virginia Hose Wilson, 01 li Oraite: - l>elorls Monies'. Clnlstlne Dobbs, Kiln Mne iJIxoii, Vetn Allen, 10:ii Hinder—Mm-y Alice Lallmer, Ann McDermott. llth Ornde:— Virginia DobnsT I2lh Oracle: Joyce Hhoads. K>r the second period; 7th Clr;>ile:--llertha lllcdsoe. Marjorie Kochler, 8th Grade:—Cherry Sue Karnes, Jeaunrtte Henderson,' Virginia Wilson. Olh Ckade:—Fern Allen. Kiln Mac Dlxon, Dolovl.-i Mosley. Christine Dobbs. Uivern dallaiilier. lOlh Cinule:—-Henry, SIHH Hants. Ann MclDerm'oll. "Hi Grade: Virginia Dobljs; Mnxine McCook, l-'ranr.'s Thrasher. Ctfurte school honor roll lor second six weeks: I si Grade A:—Annit Hose Thrasher, Frank Slijmln. Is! Grade II:—Charlie Hule Hobble Gi'iie Lewis; Junior Stork 2nd i-'nade:—Alice Kvaiis Kraiu-ls earner, Ciail Smith, 'Ik-th Koehler, Benny Gill. 3rd Cirutle:— Mildred Austin, sue JlowMvi. Sylvia nyiirs, Margie Ann Ooforth. shiinnon Guihigher. 4lh Clriide: Yvoniu Jean llrad- Iry. Helen Hay CnmmliiRs. Mauvin™ UnliUs. I' liny Ganett. Noble Gill. Jr.. Ted Johnson, A. Ci. Moody naamrm Hi-Y Club Members Plan ^Christmas Party KEROSENE AND FUEL OIL Call "The Old Reliable" Vtiiii Source iif l>c|»ciifl.ibJc Servlrc Ynar Siuirrr i,f 2089 G. O. POETZ MAGNOUA PRODUCTS Man;.in'l Ann Wlilsllo. Slii ririulc:--Anii Koolilcr. C'mol Anu LuiliuM', Slilrlcy Ji'un J'iillllps. Damon Runyan, Writer, Dies in New York City NK\V YOHK, Di'C. 11. lUl'l 1311- iniiii lluiiynn. Die .'•.riinclwny story li'JIrr. illc-d lust Mlulil In Mcuiorliil llos|)liul mid- nsklni; ihu (jnys and dolls un HIP bli; s u- m to st . c thill I lien- \viis uc> fuss over his tmslMK. l ; Vioiuls sulii then: would Uc no funcnil Fcrvk-c.s. Unit Hiinyon's lj"dy. nt his request., would \>- erp- iniilKl nl mi uiidlsi'luscil time, lie luul aski'il Hint Ills iislics lio .sli'own over Miinlinunii Islniul by Ills friend, t:a[». Ktlillu Rlck[>nb«[-kc>r. Huiiyon WHS C2. ills pliysicliiiis i>iiiiouiu-i>il Unit lie died of cunccr. IU 1 hud IJ.-ITII unnbli- lo tnlk since il IJinwil ojvnitlori tit Itf-H. out swii|)|>i-il wlsccmcts and opinions with his ussncliilivs ,jn n | )]U ( „[ piilicr. He i-nteieil tlin hos]ilt»l Frl- duy tiiul Imd ;,<vn In i, coinn lor 'H lioiirs when lu 1 dk'd. "UNBIOCK'V^ DIGESTIVE TRACT And Sl 0 |, Dosing Your Stomacli With Soiln iiiul Alkuli/nr« Dun'l I'M'.vl l>i l'i-l real r.JM Iron, bnuUrhc, »>ui •(uiiiiirli. , : t,« i,r.,| ],;,,! I,,,.;,,,, [, y tnklnir ^rf.i'jV'L'Sfer 1 " 1 ™ 8 - 11 "' 4 111 (Ilk. raj,., your ,™l [r,,,,l,1p |» ,,ol In [!,„ !'"""«!,."' !'"' "'," '" "'" i """ 1 ..... ' '"»•'• whiT" HUM, „[ ynur l,,-,.l l, ,|| K ,,|».I. An, I wl,,.,, ' 1 ''" Educator Selected AIIKAUELI'HIA, Ark., Dec. II.(UPI — ur Cecil W. Thnmnsson, former imtcissnr ot education ami p.sycholo(-y at Drexcl InMllute ol Tecluiolofjy at Philadelphia, has been appointed head of lh c de- piirlnieiii of education nt Hciulcr- <•<»! SUtc Teachers college here. He Miccce<leil the late Dr f'loru Myers OlJlcJillne. R««<S Courier Ken Want Adt? M'ii.'C .).». \i:ii.l fnr rral rolt,.| h ,,„„,. Ilimp. I", iinlilu- (" .v,»ir [,,»vr InC, ,lm,l |,,,, ,. Nuu't!' 1 ^ vit*',?, 1Il ,,;"(i l ;" <wll *' cly - |ic1i> C.I ''iirli'i'. ['ilU rlchi ri.iw. TnVc Ilirm „, 1 \t<tll-l. II,,.,; , : ,,|illy ...... ullMlvfly "un. I r w 1 ':"" I'*™ 1 '"- <™«. Thh iiiTinlli .11 Lu'-rl; 1 ,; 1 ',";.",,""':,!"- 1 ™""" lul< " iu " ik ' dueU>cold>,r,e«iCd without "do§in«" Notice! We will be closed Saturday, December 14... ( for the taking of inventory. If there are any of our customers who need parts or repair work done, please call us now. Delta Implements 312 So. Second St. Phone 863 R I TZ M EM PHIS l.nind new California slyle litune, ii rooms and hal'i. • Kijtiipped uilh floor fur-j nace and alttc fan. liL-j;- liftil hardwood floors, lolt of deep closets. Huill for ( (jood living, and ready for i owner to move in. See or ; call Max Logan. Help Wanted Woman for jrcneral h.ousc- worlt, white or colored. l'ti<I or |iai'i time. (Inod wajves. Airs. A. Comvay. | pltoiu Ml'i, 801 W. Miiin. IS-ll-ck-lP For Kant Strayed .,1.1 !-,.|l,nv .li-i-sc.j ln-if^r u-i-ishl »r lii'i ll<- nml.-y l!>.1. i-:. s Ki-ni/. !;i i iL'iii ,.k I i MAIL ORDERS NOW! For Beit Seatt lhc I III-.A I Kl. (USII.O/'rrsriiU LAURENCE OLIVIER HENRY V 7n Tfrltrtiftilor TRKES: r*t M n«^<> M«l>. >l.?l> IFIr^t II Rows) Will Ni>'. B» Sh»ii Anr Othrr Th^alrf In Slrmphls or Trl- It* won't be long now! JAN. 1st is of most here If you need PRINTING , order it today • Letterheads 9 Envelopes • Statements • Invoices - Order Books • Check Books • Business Cards In Fact, We Print Almost Any Kind of form for Office or Siiop You'll Like Our Service Samuel F. Norris Formerly Acton'.s Across lhc Slrctl From Cil>' Hall 1 je Candies H"lior<>latcs, I'eaiuil lirillle. *'li(K-o);ttc Ou'er Vliee Wees !\Iint AVOID THE HURLY-$URLY Comb, Brush Mirror Sets LUCITE Nylon Bristle (he \ \ , v r'" •"''" h am.v! K.rhv',, (his ,,,„, ;l re offering a more,,. sclectum of f,n c K ,riH than ever before. feaU,nn K nationally known brands. ' FOR HER .Elizabeth Arden MilU Fillers M's Vdu 1)1 III: (Jl'JIMs rcri'tune — Cni Ualli I'mviloi' Dana Talm 2(1 Ciu-at I'cifiinie <' "i;if"i IVnvdcr'Ktick face Powder Lentheric T Confcfli ^; aiianntiai ' Minidc J' Perfume Cui;>i:iK' Lucian Lelong For SMOKERS Pipe Rack & Tobacco Humidors Lighters — Cigarct Cases Tobacco Pouches 'Pound and Half Pound Tobaccos John Middleton autograph assortment of fine tobaccos Christian Peper famous fine tobacco Pipes $1.00 to $12.50. SEA FORTH Talc - Shaving Lotion - Hair Dressing Shaving Mugs - Cologne Sots,., $2.00 to $7.00 Opening "m)immi>ln Indiscrccl Tail Spin I'crftiniu K Evening in Paris .^ Richard Hudnut igj Du Barry £: WEIL - Cobra, Cas- % sandra 38 Sets «J -, 'if doap iR lialh I'owder K; 'jg Cologne jil toilet Water '% I'crfnmc 'j$ Sachets . Corday .let Vvvn-t.y Ardent Ni.ijht Kay Dummit Forever Am her ">wilile Dare AN'icked Max Factor —• -. For The NAILS Kenlm ( 'Iicn Vu Christ mas S CHRISTMAS CARDS Box Assortments 39c 59c 79c 97c Name imprinted 50c per box Greeting Cards for relatives Lentheric SETS Woodbury SETS Williams SETS Pepsodent SETS GIFT DRESSING Paper, Seals, Tags, Cards, etc. A Gift to Really Please Him! OLD SPICE SETS Travil - Cosmetic Kits S.lOc i to s TOYS FOR THE KIDDIES! A Wide Selection Paisley Lavender Sets Shave Lotion Montay's Stationery (monojrram or name ^ imprinted) per box KIRBY DRUG STORES '*'.*' MAIN AT SECOND—BROADWAY-D1VISION ARKANSAS Leather Travel Kits A Good Selection Po-Do SETS Fitch SETS Billfolds in Handsome Solid Leather Schaeffer Desk Sets Schaeffer Pen & Pencil SETS I I" I |-*= I'- W. '"' m m »• l ! 5 I I' I m- 1 I. % * 1.

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