The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 20, 1950 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 20, 1950
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PAGE FIVE •••BMTHKVrM.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Mysterious Whistler Stalks Girl in Louisiana Darkness NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 20. WV-A* terror-stricken 18-year-old bride- to-be Is under 'police protection because a skulking night prowler whistling a funeral drlge has threatened her life. «jiut even in the. face of threats, HEUy Jacquelyn cadow says she will wed. even If she his to have a Policeman escort her down the aisle. Jacquelyn and her mother, Mrs. Clifford Cadow, came here "from their Paradls, La., home after many sleepless nights during • which the prowler whistled Ills mournful funeral march beneath the girl's window. Jacquelyn, engaged to marry State Trooper Herbert Belsom. 26. o[ New Orleans, on Oct. 1 told reporters this story: Last February the mystery man began skulking around her home at night, whistling tunes and wolf calls, police were called but the whistler always escaped. Several times when Jacquelyn's father, a night worker In an oil field, was away from home, someone broke In but always eluded police. When Jacquelyn's engagement was announced Aug. I the whistled tunes changed to a funeral march. Then came telephoned threats. "Your daughter' will never marry Herbert." the caller 'told 'Mrs. Cadow one night. "I'm going to kill her. and if 1 dont get her, I'll get your little bojv Mickey." Mickey Is Jacquelyn's five-year- old brother. -. • . Monday night when Jacquelyn riad fled to the home of relatives iV e in an effort to escape hearing TW funeral march, trie whistler called and said, "Tell Jackie I know she's hiding. If I dont get her I'll get the boy." A short time Inter the shrilly whistled funeral march was heard at the home where Jacquelyn was staying. Police guarding the front of the' house rushed to the rear but the . whistler had vanished. "I'm so scared I don't know what tn do," she said. "I've lost 18 pounds already because of this thing. " "HOT can I ,get ready for my wedding when I'm so scared I can't sleep or e*t? I'll have to have • , policeman usher me .up the aislt." ! " " Several : hundred guests have been invited to the wedding. Jacquelyn - said she hopes the whistler won't, be there but even *a she' »ald ; it/ she recalled that in ^one of his threatening phone call* he told -her .mother: "Dont forget, I'll be at that wedding.?. . Postpones |ti Picking Contest PINS'BLUFF. Ark.; Sept. 20 Th« Arkansas Cotton Wcking Contest, originally scheduled' for nexl Saturday, has been postponed unti Oft 7. The delay was necensllated by Ih,wet weather which has preventer cotton from opening sufficiently for ^ucces*ful picking. : The winner will compete In the National Cotton Picking Contest at Blythevill*. Hope Woman Dies HOPE, Ark., Sept.. JO. f/Pi—Mrs: Leonora Jones Carrlgan, SS daughter of the lat» U.S. Senator J. K. Jonea, died here yesterday after an Illness of several years. T^neral services and burial were t« be here, today. Mrs, Carrlgan. the. widow of Steve Oarrlgan, is survived by two daughters, Mr*. Lillian C. Routon and Mrs. T. s. McDavitt of Hope CHAMP "PLOWBOY" - At Aurora, 111., Clarence Schoger, winni S ,l m "' lc ?^ s b f k proudly at the (u " ows he turned in winning the 'world's championship of plowing," the Whealland Plowing match. "Plowboys" from all over the Midwest matched skills as a crowd of 15.000 walched. Seaman's Final Wish to Be Honored Today PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 20. M>>— The freighter Mormacpine moves down the Delaware River today bearing the ashes of a sea captain whose last wish was for burial in the element he knew and loved so well. The freighter's mission came about yesterday when a visitor entered the offices of the Master Mates and Pilots Association. This is the way Capt. Daniel Engle, an officer of the union, tells the story: The visitor, who identified himself as an undertaker, handed Engle a box which he said contained the ashes of Capt. John J. Lanz- tot. A former skipper of many oceangoing vessels, Capt. Lanztot died last Aug. 30 In a New Lisbon, N. J., hospital at the age of 70. In his will, the sea" captain asked that his ashes be str*n on Delaware Bay near Ship John Light, 60 miles downstream from. Philadelphia. Eng'le • contacted*Capt.. Donald P. Sargent ofj the Mormacpine—the next ship scheduled to leave this port. . Capt. Sargent accepted the box and said he would hold the services for a. burial at jea «j the Moore- McCormack freighter passes Ship John Light. Kansas has had more recorded tornadoes than any other state,-according to the National Geographic Society. SKYLINE | DRIVE-IN Car DOUBLE FEATURE LAST TIMES. TONITE Portugal's overseas holdings today are Portuguese India, Timor In the East Indies and Macao In China. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111., Sept. 20. (/[>)— (IJSDA)— Hogs .1,500; fairly active; narrows and gilts steady to a quarter lower than average Tuesday; mostly 16 to 25 lower on 200 Ib up; sows fully steady to strong; good and choice 200-250 Ib 21.76-22.00; .largely 21.85 to 21.90; top 22.00 for several hundred head; heavier weights scarce; 170-190 Ib 21.25-75; 140-110 Ib 19 2521.25; 110-Ho Ib 15.25-18.25; good and choice sows 400 Ib down 195020.76; good 410-500 Ib 18.60-19.25 heavier sows 17.00-18.25; gtags 12.50 15.00; boars 8.50-12.00. Cattle 3,000. calves 1,000; about 20 loads r>f steer* excluding 378 head of club calves offered; cows making up about 30 percent of i moderate to small supply of cattle, opening slow, a few medium steers •bout steady at 29.00-50; med:< and good heifers and. mixed yearlings 26.00-30.00; cows moderately active and fully steady; good cows 21.50-22.00; common and medium cows U.OO-Ji.oo; earners and cut ters largely 15.50-19.00; bulls ste«dy. medium, and good 21.50-54.00; odd head butcher • type bulls higher cutter and common 1B.OO-2I.OO vealer iinchanged,:-good and chotc 33.00-37.00; common and meditm 23.00-32.00. 8 to Seek Fair Queen Title at Caruthersville Eight entrants have been received in a contest to select a queen reign over the 1950 American Lesion Fair in Canilhersvllle, Mo., Oct. 4-8. The winner, to oe selected pn the basis of photographs submitted by the rontestanls. is scheduled to be announced'before the fair opens. To be crowned "Mirs American Legion Fair." the winner will receive a $10D savings bond and will make several official appearances during the fair. A queen's bnll will be held In her honor in Hayti Oct. Entrants received lo dale and their sponsors Include the follow'&: , „-.. . Camthersville ._ Miss Wanda Shands. 19. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jc>fie T. Shands; Caruthersville Rotary Cliib. Miss Jean Alford. 18. •daughter of Mrs. Robert B. Hunt; Caruthersville KiwanLs club. Miss Norina jean Bennett, 18. (laughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. w. Bennett; Caruf hersville Junior Chamber of Commerce. Hsytl—Miss Mary Scylha Gates, IT, daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. S. P. Dales; Haytf Lions Club. . Miss Jackie Sue DcWccse, 16. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. H- DeWeese; ' Hayli Chamber of Commerce. Miss Virginia Lee'. McAnally, 19, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. P. McAnally jr.; Hayti Junior Chamber of Commerce. Wardell—Miss Carolyn Malorie, 19. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Malone; Warden Rotary Club. Stecle — Miss Ginger Harnra, 16, 'daughter ol Mrs. Dorothy Hamra; Skele Rotary club. St. Fr.nclj Xnvier died near China fn 15JZ. •in icnnmis, jmiT ion m SHOW STARTS 7:00 PiM. LAST TIMES TON/7E Double Feature Program RAY COLLINS • MIKHAIL RASUMNf JAMES MASON MARGARET LOCKWOOI) " "THE WICKED LADY A J, Arthur Rank Production Also Cartoon THURSDAY & FRIDAY Double Feature Program NOT JUST A COMEDY- IPS A RIOT! JUNEALLYSON ,D!CK POWELL '.piiJU BRAWLING. LUSTY... ACTION Mor/tnt VIETRICtt 4/so Cartoon Free Playground for the Kiddies Children 11 and Under Admitted Free J WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1950 D. B. Food Index Number Declines NEW YORK. Sept. 20." Wj—The Dun and Bradstreet wholesale food price Index declined this week to ?6.67 from $6.68 a week ago. It was 1G.6 per cent above the year-ago figure of $5.72. Thf Index represents the total cost at wholesale of a pound each of 31 foods In genera! use. The In- nex had advanced three centi last weeki. TMEATDF Open Week Days 6:45 , Show Slarls 7:00 Saturdays & Sundays 1:00 Last Times Today "FORBIDDEN ADVENTURE" A Gigantic Jungle Pictim witK Apes & Gorillas —PLUS— Cartoon & Short Thursday « Friday DOUBLE FEATURE Directed by - RAOUL WALSH ^' Written by JoSn T»iit jnj £<j m ^ d H North — PLUS— I UIIHl)8BAWfij$»ts"THE COLOR >r w AiiuiMjiiikih '-i* inBvL ti UN TECHNICOLOR OK ma. HAIRY VETCH Balboa Rye, Barley and Seed Wheat. For fall Planting •*».-•- •' • Rlytheville Soybean Corp. I KM Wett Main riMiM MM Sinclair Takes Books to Desert MONROVIA. Call/., Sept. 20. (XP)— ulhor Upton Sinclair has so many JOhs and papers it took a derrick t move them. The writer explained that the pairs and boolcs were being moved wcause he no longer has room for he accumulation in his home here. They are being taken to a hid«.'* r ay Sinclair has on the desert. A derrick was necessary for the novlng yesterday because the books ind papers are packed in lour huge inxes, each six feet high, five icet vide nnd 10 feet long. The boxes ire tnscct-prool and made ol ply- vood. BAZOOKA FROM PARCE—A Kreiich light anti-tank weapon, imilar to the U. S. bazooka, is demonstrated by Uvo soldiers at the f " r " "'~ ~' .,.-.--• >, 'it v/as one of Atlantic Pact Schnol of Infantry, Waunlnster, Wiltshire, England, many new weapons E jwn to representatives of countries at the British Army school. RIT Z THEATRE Manila, Ark. Wednesday & Thursday "YOUNG DANIEL BOONE" wHh . David Bruce * KrUtlne Miller Also Newi It Short Rice Harvest Is Progressing DALLAS, Tex,, Scpt. : *>. rice moved along at * rapid pace In the southern belt this'week ns farmers took advantage of'tlmost Ideal weather conditions. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Production and Marketing Administration says cutting and combining of early varieties made good progress In Louisiana and Texas and harvest of long grain rice began In some areas. In Arkansas, combining got underway as clear weather prevailed this week following, recent rains. Prices n! rough rice held fairly steady In the southern belt. Around Houston, Texas, good middling quality No. 2 Bluebonnel sold at $5.63 to $5.75. lilfc rice marked in the southern belt showed little price change In slow trade. Cuban demand for September shipment was fairly active, but mills had little rice to offer on lhal basis. Territory Inquiry was light and domestic trade still confined purchases mostly to immediate needs. Air Conditioned By Refrigeration NEW "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. . , . Matinees Sal. & I'h. 58 . Sun. Wednesday & Thursday "SIERRA" with AIJDlf. MURPHY Travel expert MiriM MeKhuity; The woman on a bitted albMM Irj- traveling in a£-teUMMv l4f a real ctumpain* holiday. FITZPATRICK JEWELERS ] 22 W. Alain Phone 2721 "H Takes Only 3 Minute? To Open A Charge Account" IS THE TELEPHONE COMPANY ARKANSAS' BEST CUSTOMER? Telephone Payroll The telephone payroll in Arkansas is $10,000,000 a year. The telephone company is the second largest employer in the state. It's easy to see that the telephone business is important to the people of Arkansas, not only for the service it* furnishes, but for the money it spends and the jobs it creates. Telephone people spend their wages / with Arkansas merchants—for food, clothing, gasoline and oQ, etc.—for rent or payment* on a house. They all contribute to the economic welfare of thestate. The telephone business spent more money in Arkansas last year than the company's customers paid for local service and for long distance calls within the state. If new rates can be obtained that will justify going ahead with the $38 million Greater Arkansas Telephone Program, the telephone business will spend even more money in Arkansas. Does anyone here seriously question that this program means greater prosperity for Arkansas? Southwestern Bell Telephone Company ARKANSAS NltPS A GIEATH ARKANSAS THIPHONf PROGRAM

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