The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 17, 1946 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

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TUKSUAY, DICfKiMliKll 17, iillO BLYTHBV1LLB (ARK.) COURILR NEWS Manslaughter Case Affirmed Supreme Court Rules Forr Smith Man Must Serve 5-Year Term LITTLE ROCK, Alk., Dec. 17. IL'P) The Arkansas Supreme Court yesterday affirmed the live-year vcluniary manslaughter iicntencc against Hill Mondicr, rounding out action on three defendants involved in a street light in Fort Smith • liisl Mar. 18. Moiuliei' and Orvillc Wayne Sloan were accused o! first decree murder (<>:• their participation in ibe brawl in which Jerry McCabe stabbed Gerald Bradley lo dentil. McCabc was given a 21-year sentence in stale penitentiary ar.d did not npi>eal the verdict. 'After a severance motion was approved, Sloan was tried first in Sebastian Circuit Court and \vas Sivcn a five-year sentence for second degree murder which was upheld by the supreme court. The supreme court also affirmed another Sebastian court ruling, upholding the right of the Cora Cola ottling Co. of Fort Smith lo change a portion of its bookkccp- iuK system, and at the same time affecting a reduction of $4,974 In state income taxes. Slate Revenue Commissioner Otho A. Cook contended that the company should not have changed its system without first obtaining permission. Handicapped Student Is Scholastic Ace PAGE NINE his Despite total blindness and clealness. Hoberi Smithdas. 21, o( Pittsburgh. Pa., outranked fellow students at St. John's Universily, New Vork City, to taUe top scholastic honors after midyear examinations. Above, he's pictured, right, "h'.'aimi;" cc'>~>t>'Mulntions from Hev. Charles V. Uochci ; .;- V,y i.lacinjj his lingers ou lips of ll'ie sneaker. Nehru Speaks At Calcutta C. of C. Event CALCUTTA. Dec. 17. (UP>—Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru said yesterday that, India now is political!) and commercially strong, and is "in a good position to b^galn will America." Nehru, leader of the All-India Congress Party, spoke at a meetini: of Associated Chambers of Commerce. His address was entirely in the field of economies. "America needs India and India needs America, but we can hold out longer." he said. 'He said there had been too many Europeans in India, and the New Indian government would not safeguard British industry. "Tile government's first duty will be to protect Indian interests," he said. He added that India's wealth was so great that "there will be much left for profitable enterprise by Britishers and others." Nehru broke a long-standing pre' cedcnt in replacing the viceroy a.s ' the main speaker at the annual banquet. He was greeted outside the royal exchange building by 20,- OOg cheering Indians, and appeared briefly on a balcony to wave at them. British police in annorccl cars First Class Mailing of Christmas Cards Urged To insure delivery, Cluistmu.s cards should l>2 sent by first-class mail, postmaster Ross Stevens cautioned Post Office patrons today. ; Cards so sent may be forwarded ; whereas those sent in unsealed envelopes have no forwarding privileges if they carry an improper or insufficient address, he said. | To speed timely delivery, Post- j master Stevens recommended use of the new five cents an ounce air mail service for sendhn: Christmas cards to distant points. Hotel Fire Safety Meeting Called January 16 Guarded the entrance to the build- Ing with guns at the ready, but there were no incidents among the cheering crowd. Nehru emphasized that his speech was mainly personal rather than reflecting "the government viewpoint. BOSTON. Dec. 17. (UP) - A lional conference on hotel lire safely will ! ; p held in Philadelphia Jan. 10 as a result of the Winccoll Hotel file in Atlanta and other rc- r:cnt hotel lircs, the National Fire Protection Association announced tot! it y. Featured in Hie discussion will be an nccoinil of the Wlnccofl fire and the presentation of a program providins; specific information to improve hotel safely. The average American drafted for service in World War II was atxr.it two-thirds of an inch taller than the draftee of World .War 1 costb today- e/ e/ MAKE THEM LAST •Y PROPER BLEACHING Don't Bleach the HARSH WAV Kill: uncontrolled bleaches An uncontrolled hlcucli, th.it v .tries in strcni;ih from one bottle tc, tlicr next, nuj- ousc you to 1 ci:>blc-tcb your cottons :intl linens. This ovi- <ii/cs f.iWic chrc.uls'. They weaken and soon Ir.iy out, .\s shown .tbavc. a <• and TREES CARTER GROCERY North Highway 61 Levels and Lines Surveying DRAG LINE FARM DITCHES ' Wm. R, Overton -- county surveyor Scrying This Area 40 Years — HouL House, Hig | ja kc Phone or Write % Hox 81, Roschiml, Ark. e Bfeach th« GENTLE WAY with Controtled-Action Purexl 9 livery bottle of Piircv li.is the s.unc strength, sjinc correct Hc.iching action. Used as directed, Putcx rtcter ovcrWc.itfics. It provides Coiittoitcd Action l>cc.iusc it's ]nir- iiicd ,uul subili/cd hj- the Intni'il Process, c.v('///.</i c wit Ii Pure \*. \Vliice :ind colot-f.ist COIKHIS stul linens conic out ftcsli, st.'in-frcc and snowy. And Ptircx is so f./ij to use!... no h.irdcr urt iliinif 1 ; tfian ordiiury \v.isliing. At your grocer's. THE CONIROUEO-ACrtON BLEACH GENTLE TO LINENS * THC rURIX ia^ KEROSENE AND FUEL OIL Call "The Old Reliable" Vnur Suurce of i)C]iriuTiibIc Service G. O. POETZ MAGNOLIA PRODUCTS Follow the crowds to PLANTER'S! for all your selections— Toyland on Balcony Gift Dept. on Main Floor HOME OF FAMOUS BRANDS PLANTER'S HARDWARE CO., Inc. 120 West Main St.Phone 515 THE PRACTICAL CHRISTMAS GIFT STORE FOR EVERYONE SHE'LL WANT A CARDIGAN !00" wool liulius. C!()l!S K with bloti.so.s or iti Complete iiSKnrl.ni(;nl o c'olor.s, iitul ni/cs 7 lo M. SMART SLACKS FOR MEN CHENIUE <ilFT ROBES Just picture her nil wrapped up in Wards luxurious, thick- piled chenille robe. Many beautiful colors. Misses' and women's sizes. Hc^l mntcli or contrast these with his jackets for a good looking outfit. Expertly tailored models in smooth-finished fabrics that look well, wear well. Piald Sport Shlrtf Moke Fine Glftf Cay Cotton Dreiief Make Grand G|ff* Pert litrle coTtoni (to «aiy to n prints and itrlpvt Irlmmed with embroider biuid. 1-3, 3-6x. ' MEN'S BROWN ROMEO Excellent quality : : : *Kpert workmanihip in a sport shirt Ifcat Dad will envy. Allotted plaidl. ' 1 Sin., Mcil., I,;U'J;L>. If he likes the utmost ill comfort, get him these romco slippers. Of soft brown capeskin with clastic sklc inserts. Flexible leather soles. 6-12. TIES HE'S SURi TO LIKE #*.!* •-" CHENIUB BEDSPREADS MEN'S VA'JAMAS to add com fort. lailorcd p;ijnm;is. fori/.ixl .slirnnk collon. Sulnrl front midily or iiolclicd irollar. A-1J-C-1J. These arc the kind that he'd pick V ) as favorites . . . fine quality ray- Rov^s of thick chenille tufting outline graceful design's on sturdy cotton backing. All-over roie, blue, peach, green or white. Al» white with pastel design*. ons in the season's top styles, Biascut — interlined. Choose scv- wal for his "Merry Christmas"! _ __ f May be spent as Cash for any item at Wards! Your Source nf Dependable Service

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