The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 20, 1947 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 20, 1947
Page 13
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'^THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 1917 Bellhop Admits Burning Hole! Ciarksdale, Miss., Officers Obtain Negro's Confession CLARKSDALE, Miss.. Mnreli 20. — (UP)—Ccnsnr sirki-s. Noj>io IH-V !>»)), yoslmlay confessed (hm hi' fllarlc'l ihc $I.OSO,000 Cue wlilcii clc- stioyetl the Alcazar Hotel aii t | several business houses litre Sunday. Chief of Police c S. Lollgino saiJ -Itftcs, 27. li :ls been cllmge,! with «rs*i. He said tile bell lion confessed after extended questioning by Deputy State PI re Marshals R L. Ferguson ami J. D. MclJoiinkl. In jail since his Sunday afternoojj at [he st-mr of Ihe lire, Stokes, signed a ll]rce-ria,. c con- fuss io« for 1)10 slate officers and 'lie chief of iioliee. lie iutinit:«| ih.-it !ie iiad seen a Pile of newspapers and cardboard <in<i struck a match to them lo start tlie conilagrailon. Ferguson .said that stokes did nn 1 actually admit he SL-. the bhi:a> ~ior revenge because of a bawling, mil he had receive,! from A. E. Di-icrd iiolel manager, but ,h:,t iii s tlwlc" IhrollBhouL Hie KriJlj, Ihc officers i,> believe [ha; "such U'a.s the ca^e. Stokes admitted ho bad Dem drunk Saturday nigh; ami sinned up for work a t the hotel an hour laic Siuuln^ moniii!;:. When he cll'l lie received Hie rejmimimi. He slipped out of the locker room where Ucfeiid had told him in ai?d turned u[> aaain rturinr> the height of the fire, u w :ls then ihnt the police arrested him for b"in" drunk and disorderly. Enough to Make a Sailor Go on V/agon for Ls!-s HOUSTOM, Tex. (OPi— S-aii-eh o.Joard the ship Sintjle Ilit<-i, ;,!- '-f-il swore off the stuff v:hrn ili-y saw live snakes slithcriiv over the cicck of their shin. /Hie u baby boa constrictors kept tile crew wide-eyed a s they c-rr.ivl- od about in search of dark -,uum p'aces. The 20-inch youngsters- \reie t:ie offspring of 8!) hu?e boa c:>n- sM-iclors Ijeing shipped to iious'on from Barranciuila. Colombia. The baby snakes escaped throiish airholes in the 12 cases aboard the ship. The young s nake s were luirm- Revolution In Paraguay BIATJHEV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS STRONGHOLD OF CUELS WHERE REVOLT or HI INFANTRY DIVISION i SPARKED OFF CIVIL SVAKJ REPORTS COMMUNISTS WERE SET TO SEIZE KEV POtNrs IN CAPITAL WHEN HE- VOL1 STAR no ATTACK ON POLICE STATION RfTPLfiSED REDS REPORTED BROADCASTING REVOLT PROPAGANDA ^VER_AMATEUR SADIQS ARGENTINA Steamer Cairo Breaks Record On Spring Run ST. I'AUI., H..HI1.. March 20. — ' Ul>) '"'I"' steamer Olro docked lure yesterday to break a HO-year record for opening the Uiiper Mississippi liiver season. '1'lie Cairo, a 2.-IOCMon river boat shovln,; tliree bariu-.s loaded with 3.000 tons 01 coal HIM! inerclian- »ise. left St. louls March 1 The 'iip up the ice-p:,ctii'il river 'woke t-u> March 'JS sp:<snn-u|>c»liiK rec- «:'ri set b.t- the Oivy Enflc tn isr,?. The Cairo, owned Ijy l"ederal Unrge Lines. Kwlcd little troti- ta!i> ctittin K throiiKh as mueli as 30 niche.-; of Ice with a heavy ico breaker mounied ,,n the lend bnriie. The early . s tart o f tile shipping season, and nn anticipated two- •wek exlcnsio,, next pall after Ihc Thief Gets No Booty, But Doej Good Turn \yjlHKUNCl. \V. Vn. tUl>)_ An ambitious thiot w h o uled to break Into u lioDWay's Cove market succeeded ol ,|y i,, dolUl , ,, )0 ,„.„,„.,,,. • llcury Schlpper, a K ood turn. to- i-eporled dun (he SHS- Husbands! Wives! Fl s f , ,vT- " lrealcncd ' Qn ' Cunc 'S «« revoit of th lar BC - S c»| 0 ,,.,,.,, • • — • •- *••-o*- -"-iin- I'ri'nniv; is it u^u.,!. om-emmcnt [,<m,,., were rnslu.i from Asuncion lo San I'cmx, -UcVHi'inl "' IC> ' nltl "" |J:ire " tly c< »n"»ln'sl-sii[]liorlctl. may SDrcafl lo l! ! rci(-))'ri',- "' m> ' " 1V1S1UnSl wilh llc «rt<juurier in llie .lisirlct. (NEA " I __._ nli.,.. i. . . ~ , bill, when they are crown to (iU'ir full sl/c of 25" lo 30 feet, they "i.l be able Io,situcc2c the life out "t man or animal. Palmer Pattvson Dies Suddenly in DsQueen l-'l'lTU-: HOCK. Ark., March 20. — 'ITI'.—n. Palmer Patterson. 55- 5' director of the Arkansas Employment Security Division died nf u heart attack In a DcQtiecn clinic yesterday. He and two representatievs of his •office were on an official ton.- ol |:oca| offices, an t i had just arrived ui DcQueen from Hope. He is survived Ijy hl s wife. n,. s . Sara Jane Paltersoii; two daughters. Janic and Patricia; one son i David; and his mother, who iive:i in Georgia. ATTENTION VETERANS! If you served overseas, you should ii>in the v.l-'.w. i,, m -i MeiMIiiKs every Wednesday nlKht (::iO al Iho Wrlriikamii'<•„((«!, Office. Iliinc a veleran with you. VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS I-arris Mcl'alla, Commander KEROSENE & FUEL OIL CALL 1089 "The Old Reliable G. O. POET2 Yonr Soarcc of Dcjiendiilile Service PETROLEUM PRODUCTS Office RK at Chcrrj Free Delivery Call PICKARD'S IMion.j 2I14H 1011 Chichiisawlw normal closliuj. nre expected lo !n«i«°^ lllL< |lllc ' s slilpmciils by Sil).WO tons, offlcliils said. pci'l clil|i]iril (lie Ico mill snow away ir<im a cellar door mill piled H neally to one skle. I'olk'e snlcl (he man npiinrciilly inert l u force (he door, hut nave III' when It failed lo budge. i CALL Radio Clinic •130 W. Ash St. Hume 855 or 2291 WE PICK UP and DELIVER 2597 211 So. First St. PACK THIRTEEN EVANS GROCERY For Fresh Fruits, Vegetables Staple and Fancy Groceries FREE DELIVERY Fresh Yard Eggs Home Dtessed Fryers and Hens Lamb Chops and Roast Veal Chops, Cutlets and Roasts Baby Beef Steaks and Roasts Calf Liver Pork Liver Fresh Oysters — Pork Brains Plenty of Parking Space l£> earts, it's easy to lose them to this one Ourc as sunrise, it's going to happen: Someday you're going [o slip into a sleek- lined Hnick (Jonvcrlibiu "just to see what il feels like." You'll want to line] out for yourself if it's as wonderful as it seems (o ride in all tl,i s stunning style - I,, l,e boss of the year's brijihlesl highway hcnuly. V\cll, you Ii, u ! a w | )cc i ,),,,; sce .,, s niohled to your Innul, deep, wide seals ll'at might h ave |, CCI1 ^,,^ [o ,. you| . own corn fort. You'll look out over-a broad bonnet, front- Jippcd will. „ richly gleaming grille, and know how a lu'ng feels sitting O n his throne. -Just listen : ,s eight big Fireball cylinders erupt into life - then settle to a sweet contented purr. W "'?j?. - as each threatening road-jar mcekly subsides under the gentle magic- of soft coil .springs on all four wheels. Get Ihc feel of road weight that's like a steadying hand guarding cvcry m j (c Try the handy push-button controls that opcr- nte the top, the door windows, even the front-scat adjustment. Test the lightness of the wheel, the quick bile of brakes, the instnn'i upsurge when you (ouch oil' (he gas treadle. -t>y now, you find yourself succumbing completely. This, you tell yourself, is meant for me. How do / make it fermanent? After Mini-the busy beavers of Huick's on-the-ball production Stan will move heaven and earth lo join you and your oiic-and- only (he first possible momcnl. Walnut and Broadway "For Work Done CALL 474-475 Cold Storage for Furs and Woolens NU-WA LAUNDRY-CLEANERS BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS' MAIN OFFICE -NORTH TENTH Phone 3151 WASHING MACHINES we have them for IMMEDIATE DELSVERY BENDIX AUTOMATIC WASHERS The FINiST Automatic Washing Machine Phone 3450 HUBBARD & HOKE Your G.f. Store in Btythevillc Dr. CHAS. L CRAIG Dentist Wishes to announce (lie opening of his office Lynch Building Blyrheville, Ark. Phone 2540 CONCRETE BUILDING BLOCKS Also CULVERTS I'Z In ones op (n M Inclici We are Dealers for THE FAMOUS WATERPROOFING Osceola Tile & Culvert Co. Phone 691 OSCEOLA, ARK. Busy Season Ahead! Have that fracfor of yours steam-cleaned now. Your tractor will run cooler and more efficiently and will giro less trouble after you've removed tKe grease and dirt that clogs it's motor . We are able to paint your tractor at this time too, painting insures long wear, prevents rust. DELTA IMPLEMENTS Inc. 312 South 2nd Phone 863

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