The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 20, 1947 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, February 20, 1947
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(JE.-TWO ifecfives Slay Killer MocMiMflun Bullets -* Fell. Milwaukee Man ;Jn Chicago Station -.jwhen h)S egotism ltd him to con^tact a rhan' wHose family he )nd BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS No. 1 Lawyer |terronzed for live hours ' t Pierce, named , as the streetcar fsWyir/.'bl-" His niece, Miss ,Virglnla Jszeiaeret, 24, in Milwaukee on Jan >7, Was cut down by officers as he fetppped from an ele\ated train m (Subuioau'tiWestehcster last night, £ n the West Side of Chicago. The trep was laid after Pierce, ho boasted to his dozen or moie 'holdup \ ictims in Chicago and <Mll- 'wcuikee that he was a 'killer,' hid Unaqe ~ an appointment wilh Uoj Jpinni-inn, 30, to meet him at the fWcstertstfr ele\atcd station | rPranknin, with whom -Pierce had iboa.rcced. fcefofs.- his,, latest crime e fcegat'. nof'fled jwlfcc that -e called him shortly after 8 ^p in and made an appointment for ll'i o'clock ai the diinlj-!tt "hi' station^ , •!'T,his.,)•> the man jou want,' he, told police ' • , 'This:.-!s- the" .man who went tofrseik Jan 25 and held my wire and ,1. and our t\\o clnldien ct pistol-pointA-for five hours while he ra\ed j;He ixjasted and boasted about lining ,the ghl in Milwaukee and about all the men he had held- ,"i;d<m'tknow why . ;ie didn't kill us,, but he, left' ',r*o squacrs of detectives were £enl_rcr the station Two" other Chicago detective se:- ge«nls > boarded 'an elevated, train which they believed Pierce mlgno take to Westchcster, but Picicc was->ot on the. Irani .-At' the Wostchcster Slatibn Del. Ssts Jo-jeph McCote and Ean'a'd Dcoley stepped cautiously from'the tram in the face of their own po- htemen Mccaie unmediatelj de- plojeo. the forces, took o\er a macblnegun- from' another , officer and awaited the next train The tiny "lexated station was cleared w o»ld : lje brought except for the slatlon agent, J A, nuol ' n ey general. Q«e!lctte. • . The tram. jarked to a stop at exactly 11 14,' Quellette said .This man got off the train alone He looked prcttj nervous and held his hand In his pocket a slf he had a gun Then this policeman, with the niachinegim stepped out of the shadows and slid "'Surrender! We're the police'",. Without a word Pierce whipped! 3 n. 38'cahbsr Wue-btcel rcxolverj- from his packet and rahed tlie gun toward McCaoe Ion" fingers ol Ilnmcj, from Mc^= C?bes suo-machirje gun spilt the darkness and! Pierce took, .the full bait of the slugs m his body, spinning half-waV around and falf- ing heavily on his^face 'W~Sa,bs-,,jjaUed slowly forward and kicked the pistol anav from Pierces hands, '.looked at him a moment, and then pulled the killer's CMI collar face. Philip B. Pjrlinnn, above, ilalii- morc nlloMipj', iv;is named solicitor ecnci-al of the United Sl.iles. He succeeds J. llownrd McGrath of Providence, ft. I., who resigned last fall la run'success- fully for U. S. Senate. Two Senators Seek Funds to Sue Tennessee .LITTLE ROCK, All:. Feb. 20. — (UP) —.The Arkansas-Tennessee boundnry line today wits n lltl'e uncertain, so far nr two Eastern Arkansas senators" were concerned. •The two, Sen. John,Mosby ofLe- panto and Sen. Lainh'r Rodaers of West Memphis, placed a bill before the Arkansas .Senate yesterdiy that would determine the "true boundary line" between the Eastern part of Arkansas and-Tennessee. Major point "of contention w-as Island '40,.in the Mississippi Hiver. The senators would nppropria'o S10.000 to finance legal proceedings to hnvlnu the U. s. Supreme-Comt rule on the boundary. Legal aclion •would come in the form of a suit ngalnst^hc stale or Tennessee, nm! would:be brought by the Arkansas . Approximately 10,000,000 thunderstorms occur annually throughout .the world. ip around his One of the biggest manhunts staged; b\ Illinois and Wisconsin authonlies j^as at an end Edison's Widow Deeds Fstofe for Use as Shrine FORT MYERS^ F)a , Peb 20 PJ-^Mrs. Tliomas A Edison, wife of t he late inientor todav deeded the family s 14-acre Semlnole Lodge Estate to the citj • In appreciation of the many delightful years I spent here with Mr Edison." The ^M . f * J *24!gag((gc£«t1f' pi ^ Recipe cut Mis Julie's Pie Crust Into 2'i" rounds or squares. Place slewed apples, peaches, apricots or oilier fruit in tlie center. Moisten cdRos. press together willi fork. Fry in deep fat 360'370' mill! brown, Pie Crust" with'a Southern Ihe estate will be maintained as! 'J&."i>ani~ shrine The grounds include the •- < - CMI Held where Edison first planted goldenrod m experiments to pro- ducjfrubber. And Now He Has Nine rffc* R bldi.-3feM Bto'S; £^ ••Itat^ 7; Vittor, is; g^£; 14 •-old-twins Beatrice an d Catherine' ',other children, left to right Con- ; i. «; P«W« B , 12, *r,d Douglas n . t Sun at South Pole Winks First Warning of Approach of Winter BY AI/l'ON BLAKESLEE Hep. (he Combined Amerirah Press (Distributed ty United Press) ABOA'Hn THE MT. OL/YMPU8, Feb. 20.— The sun at Little Amer- 1,'a gave Its first warning wink today of Hie approaching Antarctic winter. For iboul nn hour tlio lower tip. >>! the sim dipped hetow the horizon In (lie southern sky. Then 'on Friday night will conic the • Ilrsc full-fledged sunset with Hie sun •Unking from view for nn hour mid u half, .starting about II p.m. If the skies are clear, pink hues may foe cKst over the eifflleas snow- Ilelds, which for months have beci bathed in brilliant white. In the South Polar continent this first sunset i.i a virtual corti- inand- i 0 flee soon or freeze—unless Inimnn 'aelngs have warm Buildings, fuel and food to -ll^e burled beneath the snow during six months of night wheh the temperature drops to 70 below zjro. For months the sun lias been circling Little America • constantly' for 21 hours dolly—higher in u lr . North ot noon and lower In the Soulh at midnight. But In the laat, few days It has been gilding low ji; at niltlnlght to to« lengthening shadows, anc,' the le'ntpera- ture has clapped us low as 22 Delow zero. ' Alter Friday Iho sun will disappear for longer and longer |)3ilod-; until finally it will make its last appearance ot Iho season at aUnut 1 p.m. April 22. On Aug. 21 it wi rcar.ji3ar n g »iu briefly. Then, re peaiin!; the cycle, the sun will be gin riding higher and highe 'iirouti'l the harlzon until Oct. -' when it again will b2 shining M hours a day—a conuitUui lasting until (he next Fibruary. Ions on tun.'iels have heen made by L'.. Comdr. George Kit- treclfie of South Thoma.ston, Me., Insfc force navigator, and Dr H lleioert Howe of Aarllngton, Vn., the U. S. Coast and C-ieortetlc - Survey, The Ml. Olympus, walling at •-Mlt sland, about 80o miles norm pi Little America, is having an S- liou:- night between sunset and sunrise. Only, it planes arc lost before* Iho evacuation of uttle America, 1 scheduled for around March 1, wu; a winter party be IcP, behind. Once I asked' Dr. Paul Siple, ivho has fpenl thre e winters at Little America .what the.biggest thrill of the winter stay was. He replied simply; "Seeing that n rise again/' NOTICE OF PHOBATi: OF WILL Notice la hereby given that the last Will and Testament of Elbcrt iluff man, deceased, was pro- THURSDAY, F10BRUAUY 20, bated In common Jonn by the' Probate Coutt of the ChirMsn.wb? I Di,5li-!:t of Mississippi County, Ar- Ifiras on the 3rd day of February, An appeal from such proaate can be cflcclt'd only by filing a petition, Mating the grounds of such appeal, within six months from the date of this notice. Witness my hand and seal this 12lh day of February, 19947 ELIZABETH DLYTHE Clerk of Said Count Reid & Roy, attorneys - • . 2:13-23-27 Sail placed quickly on a fresh wine slain will absorbe the. fluid •coloring matter a nd prevent the stain from spreading. Read-Courier. News Want Ads. 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