The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 12, 1950 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 12, 1950
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'FACE TWO (AKK.)' COXJRTRn NJWS THURSDAY, JAKUAKT1J, 19W Mercy Slayer's Trial Scheduled New Hampshire Jury To Hear Testimony Late in February MANCHESTER. N.H., Jan. !2(AP)—Dr. Hermann N. Sander will BO on trial February 20 on a charge ol murder in the "mercy death" of his palicnt, Mrs. Abhin Borroto, 59, incurably ill with cancer. The trial date was announced yesterday. Mrs. Borroto, wlio ha-s wasted away to than BO pounds, died in e. hospital in GoffsUwn December 4 after, the indictment cliargM, four successive injections of air into her veins by Dr. Sander. The Indictment charges Dr. Sander well knew "the said air injections to be sufficient to cause To the accusation of first deurec murder, the 40-year-old country physician last Thursday fairlj shouted a plea of "not giilUy." wnen brought before Superior Court Justice Harold E. Wfscott. Dr Sander ha.s been free In 525,000 bail-described by Kev Hampshire court attaches as unprecedented in a murder case. Little known beyond the circle of his general practice, he became an internationsl figure as the state of New Hampshire accused him ot le- loniousiy, wilfully and with malice aforethought" killing his dying patient. His arrest was followed by statements against—and for, euthanasia —mercy killing—from ecclesiastical authorities as far away »s Rome and by euthanasia advocates a-s far distant as London. The state's attorney general approved bail for the doctor became of his "high moral character." He Is refraining from practice of medicine until after his trial. Himself the father of three young children, he continued for a time to practice after his arrest, and delivered two babies in maternity cases. Ridin' the Gas Rang*? AZTEC, N. Mex. (AP)—Kenneth Blancett, a rancher near Aztec, rides nearly 6,000 miles on horseback each year, just to keep an eye on the gas. Biancctt is one of four line riciers for the Southern Union Gas Company in northern New Mexico. He and his big red stallion, Shamrock, have to buck searing summer heat and bitter winters, mountains, canyons, and desert, snoiv, mud and sand-whipping winds, He spends the nights in cabins furnished by the company—cabins which have telephones, gas lights and gas cooking ranges The lilt of the leaning tower of Pisa has increased by a little more than a quarter of an inch In the past 12 years. NEWEST SUB CHASER—This is what the Navy's first postwar twin-engine (lying boat will look like. The Glenn Mnrtin Company, Baltimore, Md., 1 is building the new gull-winficrl seaplane to be used primarily for locating and destroying submarines. A crew of seven will man the emit. Americans of Mexican Descent Prefer Spanish SANTA DARI1ARA. Calif.—</!>)— Recent tests sliuw how much Americans of Mexican ancestry prefer to go on spp.iklnif Spanish. The tests were made with soldiers of the Ninth Service Command who could not rcart English. Many could not speik It, but were learning In order to slay In liie Army. All spoke Spanish, reports Dr. William I). AHiis. psychologist at Sarvta Barbara College of the. University of California. Somo could read Spanisli nlihounh they had never studied it in school. Nine per ncnt of those who had never been out of this country were fully literate In Spanish, and 30 per cent were partly so nllhoiifih completely illiterate In English and unable to speak It. This seemed (it be true regardless Lambs Fly to Exhibit; '.and in Winning Shape DIXON, Calif. —(/(•)— Flying 67 ambs to Ctilcnpo for show purposes cost money and brought special ivoWcms to Howard Vaughn, a ocal sherpgrowor. Hut the cliarlerd plane delivered them in such good condition that they won the Reserve Champion Aawiud at the International Livestock Exposition. Air freight wouldn't pay off on ordinary commercial lamb shipments. Vaughn points out He had to wrap each lamb in burlap to protect Its fleece and had to cool the plane off gradually as it left warn) 'California and headed eastward into colder weather. ( ol how many gencrnllons their ancestors had lived on American soil, reports Dr. Altus. Oyster Co-opera five Pays Off tor French FiOUZlGUES. Fiance (AP)—The discovery that oysters grow lour lime's faster in a salt-lake off the Mediterranean than they do on Atlantic Ocean breeding grounds lias led to a thriving new industry here. Pour hundred fishermen, linked in a cooperative, have started harvesting the 1949 oyster crop am! by April they hope to exceed Iheir IIM8 total of 100,000 tons. The salty basin of Thau, a deep but mud-shored inlet of the Mediterranean, seems to be'particularly rich in the tiny animaetile organisms on which the oyster lires. Each year thousands of-maremie oyslers are shipped from the Atlantic breeding gi'ounds of Arcaclion to this village for the vital stages of their growth. They achieve in less 'Poorest Bull' Class Added to Iowa Fair DES MOINES —«V- A class for the poorest bulls has been added for the Iowa Herelord Breeders' Asso- :]ntior. show at Cedar Rapids. The erhlhltor with the poorest individual of brecJiiiK age will receive credit for $150 The second poorest bull will win Us exhibitor a credit of $100; third, S80. fourth $00. and on down to $10. ''•cTse credits must be used In the purchase of a pure-bred bull at the association's sale. Ulan one year a growth (hotr lurky. fellows tnkc four years achieve at Arcachon. Thc-n'they : .shipped buck lo Arcitfchon, wh thoy arc again submerged In I Atlantic ID gel the green co! which French gourmets require their jnarenne.s. the lor of Adds Letter to Nome GREELEY, Colo.—(JF)—A Greely firl added just one letter to her name when she was married Mary lit became Mrs. Robert Wise at a ceremony at Tahoe, Calif. INDONESIA HEAD-Leaderot tie new United States of Indonesia is Premier Mohammed Hatla, above. 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