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BlythevilU (Ark.) Courl«r News - Thursday, November 17,1966 Page Three TRIAL (Continued from Page One) one where he was acquitted 12 "Christmas never has arrived this way!" A jury in Sheppard's first trial convicted him ol second-degree murder, and he was sentenced to life imprisonment. He was released on $10,000 bond from Ohio State Penitentiary in 1964 and two days later married Ariane. They began their romance as pen pals when he was behind bars. Last June 6, in a landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered Sheppard retried or freed. The court said the original conviction was tainted by' "virulent publicity" and what it described as the first trial's "carnival atmosphere." The retrial began Oct. 24. F. Lee Bailey, 33, a Boston lawyer, carried Sheppard's case through the Supreme Court and to Wednesday night's victorious climax. Sheppard had handed his billfold to Bailey, in a gesture of resignation should the verdict go against him and he be returned to jail. Jury Foreman Ralph J. Vich- ill. 33, a General Electric Co. engineer, said the jury never considered first-degree man- | slaughter as an alternative to second-degree murder. He said, "It was a question of guilty or not guilty" as charged. "I had the imression he was not guilty beyond a reasonable doubt," Vichill added. At the news conference, Art- ane said of the verdict: "If! a great satisfaction of course It's so new now, though." She said she hopes to bring her daughter here from Germany to live in a lakefront home they recently bought a n from the house where Marilyn Sheppard was slain. "Had you two made any plans if the verdict had gone the other way?" she was asked. "Yes, she said. Then '.._. voice broke, tears came and she buried her face in Sheppard's shoulder. She said no more. Wirtz Favors Wider Youth Registration WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of Labor W. Willard Wirtz says a national opportunity board should register youths for education, job training and community service as well as the draft. He called the Selective Serv ice system "more haphazarc and inequitable than any meth od yet tried or suggested for selection for military service.' TOM TURKEYS is-ib.&up Ib. Grade A Med. Eggs - 3 Doz $1 ^rnnouncement! DEAL'S INTERIORS HAS MOVED TO PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER You are cordially invited to visit us in our New Interior Decorating Studio ..... Featuring • Fine Furniture • Original Oil Paintings • Fine Art Reproductons • Exclusive Carpet Lines From Budget Priced Domestic Weaves to the Finest Hand Woven Custom Carpeting. Commercial Furnishings for Offices and Reception Rooms. Drapery and Upholstery Fabrics Quality Work — Room Services Household Gifts for all Occasions Complete Interior Design Service Professional Decorator in Attendance Open Daily 8:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Evenings By Appointment Deal's Interiors PLAZA SHOPPING CfNTfft PO 3-9481 Doily Record Weather V. 8, Weittet Bareu Africainini service Reiser. Ark. Another warm pleasant day Is in store for Arkansas today, however, a cold front approaching from the north may touch off some light showers in north Arkansas during the early morning hours Friday. These showers are likely to overspread south Arkansas by later ,in the day Friday. Cooler temperatures will spread into the north portions of the state tomorrow morning and south Arkansas tomorrow afternoon and evening. Rainfall amounts associated with this system are likely to be quite light, averaging less than one- quarter inch. Cool high pressure is expected to build back into the state over the weekend with cool temperatures and no rain. Yesterday's highs were generally in the low to mid 70's. Overnight lows warmed into the 40's. The threat of scattered showers tomorrow in the Delta should be sufficient to plod farmers into activity today. Tomorrow's harvest activity will be determined by local shower coverage in the Delta. Yertesday's high—70 Overnight low—46 Precipitation previous 24 hours (to 7 a.m. today)—none Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—42.35 Sunset today—4 ; 55 Sunrise tomorrow—6:35 This Date A Year Ago Yesterday's high—79 Overnight low—36 Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—44.19 Where's the Fire? The department responded to a call of a minor house fire on 1121 North Broadway at 12:10 p.m. Tuesday. Grass fire at 701 Broadmoore at 2:10 p.m. Tuesday. House fire on Elm at the Cotton Belt Railroad at 8:28 a.m. Wednesday. OBITUARY Mrs. Abbie Smith Mrs. Abbie Smith, 85, widow of Emory C. Smith, 1512 West Ash, died yesterday noon at her home. Originally from Lowndes, Mo., she had been a resident of Blytheville since 1919. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. L.M. Carney and Mrs. Louis Proctor, both of Blytheville; A sister, Mrs. Bessie Twidwell, of Hiram, Mo.; Two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Cobb Funeral Home chapel, Rev. Alvis Carpenter officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Pallbearers are Hugh Gentry, J.C. Pennington, Leonard Houchin, J.E. Bratcher, Earl McGregor and D.C. Moore. World Deaths BATH, Maine (AP) - Wilam Zorach, 79, whose crea- ions are in leading museums in be nation and abroad, died today. Zorach received a old medal for life achievement i sculpture from the National nstitute and American Acad- my of Arts and Letters. Mrs. Brogden Mrs. Irene Brogden of Pow ay, Calif., a former resident of Blytheville and employe of Graber's Store, died at her home Tuesday. She leaves two sons, Ronald Brogden of Poway and Jimmy Brodgen of Oceanside, Calif. Two daughters, Mrs. Pauline BrimhaU and Mrs. Alice Oman, both of Covina, Calif. Services will be Monday in Paragould, Randall Mitchell Funeral Home in charge. Arange- ments are incomplete. IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTL, ARKANSAS. STEVE FORD, (also known as Aaron Ford), Plaintiff VS. No. 17000 MAGGIE HARRIS FORD, Defendant. WARNING ORDER The defendant, Maggie Harris Ford, is hereby warned to appear within thirty (30) days in the above Court to answer a Petition filed against her by Steve Ford, also known as Aaron Ford, and is hereby warned that upon her failure to so appear and defend that said Petition may be taken as cofessed as as by law provided. WITNESS the hand and seal of the Clerk of the above mentioned Court this the 1st day of November, 1966. GERALDINE LISTON, Clerk By Donna DiQcco Gardner & Steinsiek 115 North 2nd Street Blytheville, Arkansas Attorneys for Plaintiff 11-3, 10, 17, 24 Russ Build Water Plant MOSCOW (AP) — The Soviet Union is building an atomic plant for making fresh water at Schevchenko, on the Caspian Sea, the Soviet news agency Tass reported today. Tass said the conventional desalination plant has proved inadequate for the growing city. The, Caspian Sea is salty and there is no local natura source of fresh water. Tass did not report when the plant will be finished or give other details. Serried 3} Coll FUNERAL HOME Intern tr CAROLYN POPE McCAIA, 10 a.m. Friday, First Baptist Church. • .. » « MRS. EMORY C. (ABBSE) SMITH, 2 p.m. Friday, Cobb chapel. Viet Letters Show Various Attitudes WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has without expla nation reported for the firs time on how the Viet Nam mai to President Johnson and Secretary of Defense Robert S. Me Namara is running. The tally for the week of Nov. 3-9: Johnson — 14 letters favoring present policy, five recom mending escalation and 16 con taining general comment; none favoring more peace efforts McNamara — Two letters fa voring more peace efforts, 16 recommending escalation, containing- general comment one opposing present policy; none favoring present policy. Here Kitty, Kitty It's somebody's pet but Lar ry Lutz of 324 South Ruddli Road wouldn't exactly call it a 'nice kitty.' At about 5:30 this morning the young, steel-blue and gray tomcat somehow got into hi house and when he tried to pu it out, he was bitten for hi efforts. The crabby tabby's owne should call PO 3-7627. Thank You! I deeply appreciate the confidence that so many placed in me in my race for th« State Legislature. I am especially grateful to the many Volunteers and supporters who devoted BO much time and effort to my campaign. Your hard work and dedication will remain a fond and humbling memory for the remainder of my life. ED ALLISON IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF THE CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS. 3 OCAHONTAS FEDERAL SAV- :NGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION PLAINTIFF Vs. Case No. 16908 OTIS L. BOGGS, MAMIE BOGGS, CHARLES G. WILLIS, LOUISE WILLIS, NORMAN T. IAMMONS AND ETHEL HAMMONS DEPENDENTS . FORECLOSURE-NOTICE .. OF SALE / Notice is hereby given that ;he undersigned Commissioner n Chancery will, pursuant to the order of the Chancery Court of the Chickasawba District, Mississippi County, Arkanas rendered on the 14th day of October, 1966, in a cause pending there- n wherein the Pocahonlas Federal Savings and Loan Associa- ;ion is Plaintiff and Otis L. 3oggs, Mamie Boggs, Charles G. Willis, Louise Willis, Norman T. Bammon and Ethel Hammons are the defendant, on the 30th day of November, 1966, offer for sale at the Front Door ol the Court House in the City of Blytheville, Mississippi County, Arkansas at the public outcry to the highest bidder, on a credit ol three months, he following lands in Mississippi County, Arkansas to-wit: Lot Thirteen (13) in Block One (1) of H. H. Thurmond Addition to the Town of Leachville, Arkansas. The purchaser will be required to execute bond, with surety thereon, to be approved by the Commissioner making the sale, and a lien on said property shall be retained to secure the payment of the bond thus given for the purchase price bid at such sale. Said sale will be held between the hours of Nine O'Clock in the forenoon and three O'Clock in the afternoon of the date aforesaid. WITNESS my hand this 8th day of November, 1966. GERALDINE LISTON, Commissioner in Chancery Mr. Vernon J. 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