The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 28, 1952 · Page 5
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Ranchers Avenge Killing of Three \Neighbors by Shooting Gunman ' MERRIMAN, Neb. (<T—Grim Me-; The anpry txiwe pourpd into the tbraska rancher. 1 ; avenged (he killine t buikfinf: anri (tm^yert nut 32-yf-^r- of three neighbors yesterday by old niaine Ellis, still clutching W cornering the gunman in a shed and firing bullet nfier hi) ILK until the trip]e-:,layer cried oui: "I'm through, come miri gel me." Mnr tally wounded. Kills nut the phrnsp.s "thry bawlM nin out" and "just (ho me a tineas CUPID'S BACK IN BUSrNESS-Chrlstinc Blas.de, employe nt Cily Holl m St. Louis, welcomes Cupid as he comes out of "retirement." For nearly 50 years Cupid had stood guard over the marriage license bureau. He was banished lo the carpenter shop for some time. He now moves down to o river-front bridal garden where he'll hold sway from now on. me." Dying AilmKslM, IUported Officers said it was the dving mans admission that lie killed Mr. and Mrs. George Mensincpr and a neighbor, Deo Gardner, yesterday morning. Ellis formerly lived about wo miles from the Menstnifrs. The passe opened fire after Kills raised his sun, as i! to shoot. Monsinner. 28. was the operator of a 3.000 sere ranch five miles south of Merriman. He \vas killed enrly yesWi'day by a shotoun blast through the front door-A'ay of hi.s farm home. His wile. Elnlne, 21 wns wounded bill reached a telephone anrl gave the alarm. Another shot killed her nnd wounded her 10-mnnth old haby Twn .Meet Assailant Gardner, 5fl, and another neighbor, Cliff MoDonaM. had started lor 1he Mensinijer ranch when they met rhn n^snilnnt. Gardner was killed by a pistol . c hot antl McTJnn- atd was wrmnried by a .shotgun bla.st. numbers nnd toivn.s|>foj>le helped comb the ahno.st rrafHess sand- hills with planr.',. jeeps. < ar.s and hnises. A jios.so of more than 1DD rrrnere<l Kills In a shed on the Antiy Andersen r;*3jrh nbont j!x uulr-i frnni Menslncer'.s pl;ire. Two nnarby bliil(lltif;-s nnd an oil drum were aflame a.s the trroaning Ellis was drasRcd into the larra yarri. He wa.s flown to Valentine. Neb, but died before hfi could be hospitalized. Two Fliers Claim Fox Wrecked Their Plane, Caused Fall Into Lake CHKBOYOAN. Mich. ryp,~.Two fliers claim a fox wrecked their ail-plane. Gene Babcrck and Olenn Glb- fo-jns snld they were watching a fox on the ground while flying over Lake Thompson near here yesterday, intent on watehlng the animal, they let the plane slip out of control. It hil the tee-covered lake. The men escaped with minor Injuries. The plane was wrecked. Read Courier News clarified Ads. Taft, Kefauver Still Lead Poll Associated Press Finds Pair Ahead In Wisconsin Check (KI)ITOR'S NOTE: Who will Bl-t Wisconsin'* 30 Republican ruui 28 Democratic rnnvrntlou votrs? For »n on-lhp-spot estimate fftr communities all ni'cr thf »tat«. Thf Associated Press has made a sr.rnni survey of Wiiennsln rdllnrs, reported helnvv.I ll.v RRI.MA.V MOItl.V MILWAUKEE Wv-A summary of reports from Wisconsin newspaper editors again Indicated today lhal Sen. Robert A. Tn(l and s?n. Estcs Kefaui'er are leading in the race for delegates to be elected in the stain's primary election next Tuesday. Warren Rains ('(Hinted It was Die second Associated Pi-ess survey, and It showed the Oov. Earl FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 1952 hn.s made counties in 30 Republican to have' Plained that the feud started when ho lost his billfold and accused Frank of Mealing it. Hollowcll later found the billfold with Us contents, inlact, but refused to apol- ogize. Berg said Hollowell mumbled* "They Iried to run me off, bul tliey didn't get away with It this lime." ditors belie\'e that Warren of California Kains on Taft In some HIE race for the delegates. Kefauver appeared strengthened his position apalnst| two .separate slates, each claim-i ing lo represent Trosldent Tru-! man in the con.test (or the state's 28 votes at the nemocrntlc National Convention. 35 Newspapers Participate A total of 35 newspapers participated in the second survey a.s i asainst 45 in the first one. or the 35. KIX have endorsed Taft: Stassen and Eisenhower have the endorsements of one each. The comparative reports: REPUBLICANS La.st week: Tart Warren stassen Undecided 34 4 4 1 Eisenhower, 1. This week: Taft Warren Slassen Undecided 23 1 i 4 DEMOCRATS Truman Kefauver Undecided Last week: 13 22 10 This week: 9 23 3 The first survey was made before the Minnesota primary election, in which Gen. Dwisht D. Eisenhower was given iofi.000 write-In votes. His name is not entered In the Wisconsin primary, nnd write-ins are not counted here. L.. i .1 Ol'r.a..-, ..r.M.'l.KI) J U()M HUItNI~N{; l.oihly—A male gucit ol the St. Geoi'KC Hotel in do'ii-.to'.ni Los Angeles starts down a fire department, ladder to safety during an early morning fire. The blaze flnslird .swiltly through the six-floor hotel and killed several persons. A niKht dork who ran through the corridors knocking on doors, then hurried back to hi.s .switchboard to warn others by telephone. »•.« credited with savins mar.y lives. Direct'y lifiov; the man on th" ladder a woman screams to be saved. Another S ue.st at miner right nails hi's turn. IAI' Wircphoto) Lost Billfold Brings Death To 4 404 Main Phone 4591 READ THE SHOPSMITH STORY — SATURDAY EVENING P 0 S T — MAR. 29 Wilh -i-UP Motor 224.00 °" TmiW; ""•' '""">• Read (he sjiccial fe.ilurc in th? .March 2!Hh issue of (he Saturday Evening I'osl. Lp.-irn IIOH Shiipsmilh was born and (lie success slor ,vnf iu. rtcvclnpmcnt. Then sre this wonder tool dcmnnsltalccl in Wards Hardware Depl. Sec why Sliupsmilh lakes only > t Hie spaa- rcfiniifd hx .similar imlivit'.ua! power I 0( d set-ups and costs ahonf i/ 2 as much. (1) Verlical Drill Prow lhal drills lo ccnlcr of IS" circle. (2) liiK-caparily S" Saw with effective (able \vidlh of ."ifi in. (U) 12" Disc Sander ivilh mure (lian 11.3 sq. in. of surface. (I) Hori/imlal Drill I'rcss. work area limited by your room. (5) Wood I.ntlie wilh ;};)" between renters and 15" swing. Change from one loo! to another itt lc*s than a minute. SEE SHOPSMITH DEMONSTRATED IN OUR HARDWARE DEPARTMENT untv^s i ^^ »sir Lvs 1 ^ ». wo neishbors ami their mother | ot - 33, his brother. Nolan, 33, and and then took a fata! do«e of pol- Mrs - FMrI Cfoeket, 70. son last night in . ,e,,d over a J^A^, 1 ^. ™? H0 '^™ 1! J h ' lost billfold. Town Marshal Merle Bers said .. ..-'cd n the hill country east of Birdseye. 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YOU also get surer, safer control in storting. in>Uirninc;. in maneuvering your car on slick winter roads! GREATER TRACTION • With Fisk Safety-Flights you have ISTc greater traction on packed snow. And, except * for deep mud and loose snow drifts, you will need no chains! A QUIET, COMFORTABLE RIDE Scientific spacing of safety slots gives you a smooth silent ride on any road ... in any wcnther ... no squeal, no rumble, no hum. SPECIAL WINTER OFFER Full list price for your remaining mileage Here's our jpcrial trade-in nf ..-, f,™ • in-* i<.i 11 .mi -in oil «>r. (_ome m »nr[ Irt u» mi-iiiurp the amoiinl of wear re- mninini? in your litcs. We M .JU pay yo ,, f^,, list price for that unused Ir-firf airAinst the purchRni? of ncu- F^k S.if*vty.Fli{rtt^ For in^t.incr, ff your prr^nt tu-^ ,ire half- wnTP, v.r'11 allow you half U.Hr prt'cnt H<t price n?3ir^t the crjtt O T new FTSK Fair cno- JC h? Suppl and Itm offer is for a I So p1n%n hurry. FISK TIRES DIVISION • UNITED STATES RUBBER COMPANY Sullivan-Nelson Chevrolet Co. Blytheville 301 West Walnut

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