The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 17, 1952 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 17, 1952
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PACE TWO Motive Sought hi Knife Slaying Of Four Children Lieutenant Discovers Family in Bloody Kentucky Apartment FORT KNOX, Ky. Wi—Army authorities today sought a motive for the butcher-knife slayings ot four young children of a 29-year-old »econd lieutenant. The officer — Lt. Joseph P. Coonsn — walked Into his blood spattered apartment here last night to find his four children dead from throat cuts and his wife near death from a similar wound. Mother Apparently Hlimril Co!. Franklin Reese, provost marshal, said the mother apparently killed the children and then tried to kill herself. Post authorities said a stomach analysis indicated Mrs. Coonan, 28. evidently drank a disinfectant utter stabbing herself In the throat. Mrs. Coonan was taken to the post hospital, where her condition was reported critical. Her Inubancl also was Uken to the hospital, suffering from shock. Dead are Patricia Marie. 4'5 months; Claire, 2; Joseph P. Jr., 3H and Constance. S. Bloody Knife Found A bloody butcher knilc from a carving set was found at the scene. After finding the bodies, Coonan dashed outsider summoned a physician living next door and then called military police on a telephone-pole alarm box beside the street. He then telephoned Ills lather, J. A. Coonan, at Lancaster, Pa., after which he collapsed. Obituaries 'Ike' Entered In Primary Petitions Filed In New Hampshire CONCORD, N. H. (AP)-Gen Eisenhower's name was entered In New Hampshire's Preference Prl mary today as a Republican can dfdatc for President, A large group ot "I like Ike" sup porters headed by Oov. Sherman Adams presented petlllons to Secretary of state Enoch D. Fuller entering (he general's name on th ballot of the primary, March 11- first In the nation. Governor Adams |j chairman of ;he New Hampshire Elsenhower- for-presidcm, committee. Puller cabled Gen. Elsenhower In Paris Informing him he is a candidate. The general then has 10 days to withdraw his name. If he doesn't reply to Hie cubic wilhin the time specified by Now Iwnpshlre law, state offllcalJ will nlc-rprct his silence as consent find le will be officially a candidate to President. Mrs. Ann Travis Of 6sceola Dies; Rites Tomorrow Mrs. Ann Denison Trai'is of O ceola died this morning nt her home. She was the wife of David Travis who has been associated with Swift Funeral Home and 1« a professional photographer. Services will be at Osceola Baptist Church with the Rev. Percy Herring, pastor of the church, officiating. They are tentatively set lor tomorrow afternoon. Burial will $c in Memorial Park In Memphis. ' - • Mrs. Travis yas_ born In Chilll- cothe, Ohio. •Mirrle'o' In Corington, Ky.. ln;l?:M,4h«',Tr»vU' htjtfnitde thutr horn*' CJ«iceola i 'aig»: that time..-/'-"•'-•'- ; j'j"."' "'. '••''. Besides her husband, "Mrs>Tra,vi s leaves-one son, Billy Floyd;; two daughters, Mrs. A. H. Glenn of Portland, Ore., and Miss Sally Travis of Brenau College of Gainesville, OB.; her parents. Mr. and Mrs. 8., M. Denison of Cincinnati, Ohio; and two sisters, Mrs. Alice Burns *nd Mrs. Fred Bayer, both of ClnclniMtl. Thomas L. Haile Dies; Services To Be Saturday Services for Thomas L. Halle 77 416 East Sycamore, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Harold Thompson and the Rev. Royal •Schultz of the Nazarcne Church Burinl will be in Maple Grove Cemetery. Mr. Hsile died at his home at 5:35 a.m. today following an Illness of three and a half years. Born In Columbus. Ky,, Mr. Haile had made his home hero for many years. He was a retired butcher Survlvln-r are his wife Mrs. Mattle Haile of Blythcvllle; M VO daughters Mrs. Louise Nolen of Blytheville and Mrs. Bobbie Hobday of Memphis; five brothers. Wesley Haile of Faulks, Tenn.. Doss Haile of Blytheville. Bnn Haile of HunU- vllle. Ala., E. j. Ha] e of Memphis, and Virgil Haile of Oldein Mo • .and one sister, Mrs. Bradle Brasher of Portagevllle, Mo. Active pallbearers will be Frank' HarnUh. Bill McMinlin , Odcll Campbell. Leonard Campbell Joe Cagle and Ju c Strickland. Richard Rice, Gosnell, Djes Of Heart Attack Richard Pice of .Oosncll died In his car lost night while on Air Base Coroner E. M. Holt said death was due to a heart altnck. Mr Rice had slowed the automobile almost to a stop and a tiassenppr c™l^«,i the car to the Vishinsky Tells Sympathy' for Phil Jessup PATHS (/Pi—Soviet Foreign Minster Andrei y. Vkhinsky today ex- resscrt his sympathy to U. S. Am- assador Phil c. Jeisiip because of tenublican attacks on the Amorl- an diplomat. "I learned with some dismay," 'Ishinsky said In the course of' a peech lo the United Nations Po- tlcal Committee, of the attack on essiip by 38 Republican Senators. The Senators declared Jessup did ot have the confidence of the merlcan people and leaned toward un-American associations. If called before Congress, the Soviet Foreign Minister said, "I would have to testify that he <Jessup) was the most arrant defender of the American way of thought. "I must express my sympathy with Mr. Jessup." Jessun was not in the room when Vishinsky spoke. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, IN THIS CASK, FOUIt IS A CIlOWD-The three .„ tl thcl term . Bl y are attended »™' ns "«re near Murfrccsboro, Ark., Ine line. Dr. M. a Ounan, ,.(,„ deUven-d he ' ll ,, Bl r hT " IC>Ark ' >Wllere S " d lhi! " mhtr b *""« nlCCly - IB « -» Nurse Minnie powers. The tables. on Page 6). do- Spartt, Kennon To Enter Runoff In Louisiana NEW ORLEANS IIT] — Carlos Spaht. a political unknown who ran with tile backing of CMv. Enrl Long, and Independent Appeals Judge Robert Kennon will enter » runoff election,,! for governor of Louls- ni F^jH*i£._ •: Sp«ht''.a|i|. Kennon outdistance;! ae»en- oth* candidates in Tuesday's Derncfcrdtlt: primary. V. s. Rep. Hale Boggs of New Orleans, who had the support, ot U. S. Sen. Russell Long, was third. Todny he conceded "it Is impossible for me to overcome the lead of Judge Kennon." TAX HIKE (Continued from Page 1) den per family .at $132. This was estimated today by the irged Its members to help cut federal spending by easing up their >rcssures on Congress tor money for slate and local projects. Figures Based on $10 Billion The chamber said its figures arc wscd on a 10 billion dollar boost In erteral spending. It h reported the President's budget message Monday will call for from 83 to 85 billion, compared with an estimated 70 to 73 billion this fiscal year ending June 30. A 10 billion dollar boost, the chamber estimates, would bring additional average lax or debt burdens ranging from S120 per family n Mississippi to «02 In Delaware. The average would be S226. CEASE-FIRE (Continued from Page 1) me old ground with the same re- ilts—no results." Bear Adm. R. E. Llbby asked tlinese Col. Tsai Cheng-wan lor horn he was speaking Wednesday when he declared angrily that Red China "flght to the end" if any Chinese soldiers in Allied hands arc repatriated to Chinese Nationalist Formosa. Tsal gave no direct^ answer. Yanks Down 3 Red Planes SEOUL, Korea W',—American jet lifots were credited with downing three Red Jets today, two of them without firing a shot. They also destroyed three Communist tanks near Kaesong, former site of armistice talks. Two acrobatic Sabre jet pilots were credited with the gunless air victory. The U S. Fifth Air Force said thej' outmaneuvereci two MrQ- 15s so badly the Red Jets aprmrcnt- ly, went "into a high spceri stall from which they were unnble lo recover." Red Pilots Ball out The Red pilots balled out and their plnnes crashed. The third MIG was shot down by IJ. Col. James B. Racbel of Rcdfield, S, D Another Red jet, was damaged in a series of air buttles. 46 New Books Added to City Library Shelves During Month of December A total of 46 books were obtained by the Blytheville Public Library during December, according to a report by Mrs. Ira Gray, librarian. These Included ]8 memorial boohs. 12 for teen-agers, six for adults and 10 for Juvenile readers. The new memorial books Incliide: In memory of Tom F. Martin— "Treasury of the Theater" by Gassner. donated by Mr, and Mrs. p. E. Black; "Appache Indians" by Bleeker. given by Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Friend; "Octopus" by Norrls, Mr i Cheney and Mrs. Matt Monaghan. h.. ... e In memoi j of Mrs. W. F. Cox 1 Ames, "Sould of Ann Kutlcrige" by Babcock, Mr. and Mrs. Matt Monaghan; "Woman's -Home Companion Garden Book" by Wister, Mr. and Mrs. In WARNING ORDER the Cfiijicery Court, , - rstslHcX- Mississippi county, " -'• Arkansas. Joe D. Martin and Annn c. Martin, ptf. "S. No. 110 19 Charles Wamplcr, Dft. The defendant, Charles Wampler, ture" by Wagenknecht, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Shanks; "God So Loven the World" by Goudge. Mr. and Mrs. O. N. Hawkins; "Watercolor iiua WHS estimated today by the *"" "cioncinm, Charles Wampler p »'"' ir iB for the Becinner" by J. S. Chamber of Commerce, which" 5 ncrcl >y warned to appear within I Smitn> Mr - ""'' Mrs - John D. MC- M. F. Day, Sr. In memory of Mrs. Edna Dickey Brown and Mrs. Ruth Lynn Hayden — "Special Plays for Special Days" by Hark, Mr. and Mrs. Byron E. Moore. In memory of Mrs. W. M. Crow— •Christmas Bells Are Ringing" by Brewton, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Friend; "Women of the Bible" by Morton, Mr. and Mrs. W. Morion Williams. 'In memory of Mrs. Robert Brad- Icy—"Pony for Sale" by Moore and "Lance nnd Cowboy Billy" by Holt. Mr. and Mrs. Rex Warren. In memory of Mrs. John Foster— ''Works of Shakespeare," Dr. and Mrs. D. C. McLean; "Children's Book of Celebrated Pictures" by Bryant and "Collection of American Paintings" by Encyclopedia Britan- nlca, Mr. nnd Mrs. Ben. A. BUKB; "Story of Jesus In -World Litera- Writer" by Colver. "No Pattern for Love" by Williams, "Showcase for Diane" by Freer. "Struggle Is Our Brother" by Felsen, "Island stallion's Fury" by Farley, "Colt of Al con Road" by Shurtlelf. "Mary Allen. Publicity Girl" by Paul. "Prima Ballerina" by Malvern. "Right Job for Judith" by Johnson, "Joan Foster in Europe" by Colver. "Davey Lcgan, Interne" by Felsen, "Mystery of Hurricane Hill" by Bcchdolt - "Lid cs Won't waif "Sound and Fury" .'r, "dody on Page One' "Dark Journey" by Billion Dollars" by Croft Jones, "Wanderer" by Waltari. Jtn-enile — "Edward Grieg" bv Deur-hfr, "Games for Boys and Girls by Harbin, "Anthony Wayne" by t.t(....)s;n, "Mcriwether Lewis" by Bernenroth, "Harriet Beecher Stove" by Widdcmer, "Paul Revere" by Stevenson. "Children's Parties" by Hamshcr, "Spidenveb for Two" by Enrlght. "Little Vic" by Gates. "Quicksilver Bob" by Lowe. hlrly days In the court nnmcd In the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiffs, Joe D Martin and Anna c. Martin Dated this 8th day of January, Harvey Morris. Clerk By Aiilta Sykcs. D. C. C. F. Cooper, attorney for ptf. Gene Bradley, attorney ad litcm. IUO-17-2-1-31 Dowell; "Thc Bible Story for Boys and Girls" by Bowie. Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Day, Sr., nnd family. In memory of Elton Klrby—"Book of the Year 1939" by Encyclopedia , Brit«nnic,i, Mr. and Mrs. uoyd I Stlckmon and Mr. and Mrs. C. M. ' Smart. \ Other books obtained last month ' include: j Tccn-Age — "Joan, Free Lance Commodity And Stock Markets— Livestock but CHICAGO (AP)-USDA HMO: generally fairly active sill rather uneven; barrows and fills largely steady »|th Wednesdays averse: top 25 cenU lower 16.2S. 'nttle 2.500: calves steers and \-ra 3M; C. Brown, pastor of Fust Baptist Church here, oflicmting. • ----- " ••«"•«* short, load choice M is: Inch comm ., 900 lb heiters Miss Bertlsealcrs 29.00-3*00 . ss ertlscrs .00-3*00 M h°n ?, I : vthev J llt!; one hrotll «.! Sheep 5.SOO: no sl n , le h!er ], m b if 7 ?^:'"" Burial will be In Maple Grovel emetewiu^^, Home With thc Courts Clrcull (Criminal): J. B. Farmer, forgery. Albert John Carr, (orjery and uttering. Circ.ll (Civil): Jim Cobb, et al, vs. M. C. Lee, (AP) — senalor McMahon D-Conn said today after sure the United suits atomic "en*i e g> program will bt expanded. 1 suit lo recover J5950 damages ,M - mobilt accident. in an auto- TO YOUR CLOTHES YOUR CLOTHES LAST LONGER .. . KEEP THAT "SHOWCASE" LOOK Send us your finest fabrics, yniir costliest linens with worry, i. .we will return them to you gentl.v but thoroughly laundered. . .and pressed perfectly by our skilled operiUors. BLYTHEVILLE STEAM LAUNDRY & CLEANERS PHONE 4418 when better cars are built BUICK •••••^••^MM will build them * 1952 BUICKS COMING SATURDAY! Langston-McWaters BUICK CO. \Ya]jiut & Broadway Kidd Discusses Religious Groups Be Loyal to Own Faith But Respect Beliefs of Others, Rotarians Told Dr, Harvey Kidd. pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, told members of the Klwanls Club yesterday that "in spite of nit the Christianity divisions, religion Is one our basic principles and It should be protected." Dr. Kidd, hlRisel/ a Khvantan. spoke to members of the club at their ycekly meeting in Hotel Noble yesterday noon on the divisions of Christianity. He reviewed (he hlslojry of Christianity and told how and when cnch division »as formed and In conclusion he urged the Kiwanlans to at all times "have loyalty to your church but aL the same time respect the other fellow's belief." ntiring the business session Dr. Milton Webb, club president rc- porled that the club's Underprivileged Children's Committee had voted a contribution of $125 toward the hospital bill of an underprivileged child who is in with meningitis at Walls Hospital. Fred Abbott, a member of the Jiwlv-orgnnlzed Key club at Bly-i Ihovillp High School, reported that the club collected S130 for the March of Dimes at Its downtown contribution tables last Saturday Bestrlcs Abbott, D. L Bailey anothrr member of the Key Club attended yesterday's meeting and other guests were A. G. Brickcys, a member of the Osceola Kiwanis Mor* Warm Weather Forecast for State; Friday May Be Cooler LITTLE ROCK </»>j-Arkansas today completed a week's vacation from winter's Icy temperatures, and the U. s. Weather Bureau here forecast more warmth to come. The forecaster said the temperature would rise under cloudy skies today, tonight and tomorrow. A few scattered showers will fall in the east and south portions. Yesterday's high temperature was ie degrees at Pine Bluff and Ozark. The warm weather began on Jan 10, when a reading of 64 degrees was recorded. The temperature Is expected to niht * gradual decllne fVWay AUDIT (Continued from Page 1) agent?" "Not particularly," the witness replied. A Way of Dolnr Business Later, however, Crawford commented that "I often do business hat way if it s someone I like or think Influential." Jacoway suggested that Crawford considered Brown .influential. The witness agreed. He said, incidentally that he made a profit of $43 on the transaction Involving Brown's automobile. Pacific Search for Crewmen Is Reduced SEATTLK «>)_With hope all but gone, the Coast Guard today reduced Its search for the freighter Pennsylvania and the missing cr«w. men to a one-cutter basis. Aerial search was balled last nlqht for the 45 or M crewmen who now have been unheard from for nearly eight days. The only search for the crewmen todny was being conducted on a limited task by the cutter Yocona, of Eureka. Calif. Meanwhile. Coast Guard officials said they plan » full dress Inquiry into !he tragedy, Including particular investigation of the ship's previous voyage, On that trip, from San Francisco to Japan, the Pennsylvania was forced lo (urn back after being 1.500 miles out and have repairs made to a split in her starboard side. Club; Curtis Anderson, a member of the Sifceston, Mo.. Kiuanis Club- and Joe Donohue of Kansas Citv Mo. Air Force Bomber Falls in New York ROME. N. Y. I/PI—A four-eneined •Air Force bomber crashed and exploded in flames today while ap- pronchlng Griffiss Air Force Base on the outskirts of Home, At least three men were killed and two Injured. The plane, a B-17, crashed in a field of small evergreen shrubs, part of the property of a nursery, about 900 feet trorn the end of » base runway. Hubbard & Hoke Offers America's Number One Value In Refrigerators i i i i i FOR ONLY ... and it's a BIG 7.2 eu. ft. Refrigerator Y ES, 7.2 cubic feet— 20% more refrigerator Ihnn a "six"! Plus full width freezing compartment — a luxury Advanced Design feature — yours only from Philco at this amazing low price. See it now! Use a 6 separate food trays ... or, use for covered mcnt storage or vegetable crisper. l.alch • Rigid, Cor- rosion.proof Stctl Shrkvs • Phi/ca Super Power System S-Year Protection Plan fHUCO 702 Cs!y '29 sn Down r' 5 • A HUBBARD & HOKE APPLIANCE CO.

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