The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 10, 1949 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 10, 1949
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[THURSDAY, MARCH 10,1949 BLYTHEVtLLE <ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THRKB ither Arrested Child's Death Confession to Cutting Daughter's Throat Claimed by Officers SAND SPRINGS, Okla., March 10 Py—A 33-year-old-father was ar- licre yesterday after nn alight hunt and Sheriff George H. line said he admitted slashing six-year-old daughter's throat •she slept. Iniainc said the rather, Mclburn |scph Molt, blamed Ihe slaying ol daughter. Mary Francis, onto Uinily trouble." Blalne quoted htm I saying he slashed the little girl's Iroat us she lasy asleep with her |other, Charles 10. : , was quoted by the sheriff as |ylng: started to kill Charles, but he |arted crying 'Daddy. Daddy, don't It; I Just couldn't kill him. too." iMott's wife, Loretta 28. told police It. Prank Parker and deputies' Tra lankard and .Joe Edwards her hns- Ind arrived at her home late last |?ht. "I wouldn't let him in and loi-k- the door," she said. "Then he l-.rtcd kicking the door in. nnd 1 labben as many at the children as Icould and ran out the back door." IfSlie took with her lla and Anna. Kht-year-old twins, and Mcluurn Telols, 5 Ran From House • Officers said Mrs. Ethel Blich. |rs. Moll's mother, and her dau'^h- jrs, Joe and Sue. also ran from house. They lived on an upper i Tor. [ iThe officers quoted Charles, still Iraibling from his experience as filing them: "I herad the nois and r sat up bed. Mary Francis was asleep. | "Then he walked over to us. I silting up but he didn't say liythlng. Then he walked over lo lie cabinet and got the knife. Then walked back to the bed. but I •as so scared I couldn't do any- T-ing. ! "He sort of lifted the covers back ; lid then he cut Mary Francis. She |st didn't make a sound. "He turned toward me and I lagged him not to hurt me. He 1st looked at me for a minute, luew the knife down and ran lit the door." 1 Blame said Mott told him "the i-laws caused the whole trouble \ lid I went to the house to kill i Item." The Princess and the Ballerina Congressmen Support River Channel Plans Measles Cases In Arkansas Drop During Past Week Scots ballerina Moira Shearer curtseys daintily to -Princess Elizabeth atlei a voiu'Crl given in hoiioi of Hie princess and her husband, trie Duke ol EdinbuiRh. right, in Edinhiirjli, Scotland. The iirmce&s wears a crinoline yuwn of while s;tliu embroidered with crystals and a diamond tiara and necklace. Miss Shearer is also a movie star. Kansas Accepts Legal Liquor After 69 Years in a Quiet Way TOPEKA. Kas.. - March 10. "— | Some residents laid they planned Kansas went on no wile! binge yes- : lo lay In the allowed supply—three terday In celebration of the com- i gallons—but a late Interpretation ing of legal liquor. '. that the repealer became effective WASHINGTON. MlllX'll 1C. i/T'i— onsliuctlon of a nine-fool navlgn- on channel oil the Ouachlla lliver ArXiuusas'and Louisiana and ilic K'k Hivcr In Louisiana has the upport of conRre.sslonul delfgations f the two states. The Ouiichita, T'ensus and Little Rivers Join nt Jonesvllle, Lu., to orm the Black River. Senators nnd rppresentiitlves vom the two states have ngHH'd lo attend n henrlng on the project Friday before the Rivers and lliir- bors hoard of the Army Engineers. Up for consideration is a report recommending a modified prolect which would provide a nine-toot channel on the two rivers about !)0 per cent of the time. The channel would be open np the river as fin as camden. Ark. Details of the plan were outline* at a dinner of the Ouacliila Vallej, Association here Tuesday niirht n which Rep. Oren Harris iD-Ark said a year-round channel Is needed to be lOf any value lo shipping Also attending last nlclii's meet Ing were Sen. J. W. Fiilbriuhl ni«l POMS. Hiirrls. Tiiukrll, Nmn-ll nnd Mills of Arknns->s. Col. Roy C. liur- dlck of Little Ruck. H. K. T'hati'lipi of the Arkansas Resources nivl fir- vclo'nncnt Commission. Vlm-enl Foster and George peck, both ol Hope. Ark. LITTLE ROCK. Mulch 10. (fl'l — A measles epidemic In Arkansas nwy have reached Its penk In tho week ended Feb. 20, the stiile Health Department reported yesterday. Seven hundred cases of the du- ease were rcjwlcd that week; 632 were reported the following week which ended March 5. Those weeks brouc.lil to 3,201 tlu- iinulKT of citsea renorlrd I his year, compared to 196 in Ihe coriesnond- u't i>eriori o[ last year. Until week the number of ase.s of measles luid shown an almost uninterrupted Incrensc from week to week for three months. The Health Department said that mensle.s often is regarded ns a mild. insignificant of childhood but may l» followed by serious coir.pllciHU-n.s. U is one ol the diseases listed as non-preventnblo because no active protective agent hns been developed, the department ex- plnlncd in its weekly morbidity re- 3pero Singer to End Retirement, Moke Tour March 10. (fl'j— Miu-y Ourdcn .fumed opera sinner ol an- olher Koncrntlon, la coming out ol retirement lo make a lecture Umv. The National Aria Foundation announced yesterday tlmt Garden will return to this country ncxl fall from her native Scotland, where she retired In Hie mld-1030's. She Ls nou Tl, Carlclon Smith, foundation dl- ' rector, said Miss Gurden will tour 25 cltle.s In the United States and Canada with proceeds to be used to llnance leaching o( the art.1 to slu- di'nls ^elected bv Iho non-piodt foiindtion. Miss Garden also will help leach talented young singers, Smith said. Snip Carrying 843 Oft To Dock at New Orleans WASHINGTON, March 10. OT— The Army Transport General . Uir- Kls Is due to dock at New Orleans March H with 843 displaced persons from Europe. R will be the first refugee ship to dock at New Orleans, Ihe International Refugee organization nn nounced today. Most of Iho passengers are head ed for southern central and western stales. Unilstana Is listed us the destln atlon of 251 of those aboard. Missouri will be the destination of 31 imsseniicrs, Ten plnn to B 1 to Kansas, seven lo Oklahoma nni 15 to Arkansas. The larncst family aboard—Mr and MM. Stinltlaw Mttuncwild and seven children—Is heading tar St.. Michaels Parish, W«t Memphiv Ark. k BABY CHICKS Healthy, Sturdy • • Buy the Best • Master Mix Feed None Finer Lewis Poultry 419 Bast Main I'hon* 3317 . tlowcvrj". the department added. an available immune serum may ul least mixllty the disease niv.l [ierre".se the ]>osibillty of com.*l- ci\ tons. DREIFUSJ. diamo J to match the spring bride's radiance... Banned for G9 years, the hard i stuff niadr its above-board appear- j j>otty Is Expecting \ HOLLYWOOD, starch 10. W)— lorothy Lamour announced yester- |iy that she and her husband. Wil. Ross Howard. Ill, expect their nd child in September. ancc quietly. Reaction of the slate's residents, 1 based on reports from scattered > cities, probably co.ild ' p summed up In the words of a Coffeyville i minister. ! | "People are taking It as a mat-1 ter of course," said the Rev Jack j Oliver. Christian Church pastor. [ "Those who' opposed it still opj- i pose liquor and those who wer • j for It have not changed." i Comments of the man in the street Included that 01 a consumer in Topeka who said he anticipated "•cry little change in my drinking habits—but the stuff is legal now." But at Pittsburg. another voiced the opinion that "legal liquor will lake half the fun out of drinking it." Here in Topeka. where Gov. Frank Carlson signed the repeal measure Tuesday, there was little outward reaction. Residents "Lay In" Stock Bill Creating New State Legislative Council It Sioned the Beautiful Spinnet Piano Furnished For the All Night Singing at American Legion Auditorium Tonight Is Furnished By Beard's Temple of Music Paragould, Ark. Will sell at a bargain price! Contact Mildred Frank for full particulars. at 12:01 a.m. yesterday scrs'cd to eliminate any organized rushes into the state with legal cargoes. Pitlsbllrg, only fou. mile., from the Missouri line and with three paved roads leading to that wet state, was not unduly excited. Police, however, took no chaucc.s at Pittsburg. In doubt on the effective time of the repca bill, they . booked three persons for Intosclca- ! linn but did not charge them with i possession although each was carry- i Ing a bottle. The liquor was put In storage pending clarification of the law to the satisfaction of local ? thorities. Night Clubs Hurl Night club owners near Pittsburg said they were a bit confused as to what wiil bappcn to them under legal liquor, and said they expected their business to be hurt. Liquor houses in nearby Missouri were happy over the business prospects for the next few months—until liquor stores are opened in Kansas— but their long range view was a gloomy one. At Salina. both city and county law officers reported "all quiet." Chief of Police L. H. Day checked his blotter and noted the city had had no arrests for drunkenness In the last 48 hours. Sheriff's officers also said any drinking in the coun- lv must have been on the quiet side. "I didn't expect any real trouble," said Day. "Those who have been drinking in the past will continue to do so. I think people are going to be sensible about it." LITTLE ROCK. March 10. Ol'i Legislation creating a revised Ark aiisas Legislative Council was sinned Into iaw by Governor MiMLil yesterday. The act. No. ZB4, calls for H [ clny members ol Ihe couniil lo be nnm- cd Irom the House of Representatives, seven Irom the Senate and one by the governor Irom clthe/ house. Other bills signed by the gover- j nor included these to: I Amend Act 87 o[ 1937. enabling le<ee nnd drainage districts to com- j ply with federal regulations for Ilo'id control of the Mississippi River; A'.low the education commissioner to be an employe so he can get a salary over S5.000 a year; . Make the highway director an employee, fixing his salary at S1.500; Authorize cities of the first cla - w to proceed as improvement districts lo construct colleges; Require doctors, hospitals ancl msgists to report knile and KUII- lot worn ids they treat to law cn- ortement officers; Allow radio editors and writers inmimily from disclosing to gran:! uries sources of information. Injured Coal Miners to Get Special Care PORT SMITH, Ark.. Mlirdl 10.— l/Vi—ElRht Arkansas ami Oklahoinii conl miners, u;iralyzod from mine accident Injuries, urc to leuve here tonight for Oakland, Culif.. where Iliev will undergo treatment. Some of the men are stretcher This was announced here ycMcr- by Da^ld Fowler, president ol United Mine Workers Union District 21. with licndcuuirtcrs nl Mvit- oki;ce. Okla. He said tile treatment nnd trip were being financed by the union 1 ? new Welfare l^nul. Nurses will accompany the men and the trip will be mune In u private railroad car, iwlcr said From Porl Smith, the car will BO to SI Louis, where it will be Joined with cars benrint! nlher Injured miners from the Midwest for the trip to the coast. Mussolini's Finance Minister Is Arrested ROME. Mirch 10. MV-The Italian news agency reported that Giampietro Pellegrini, Mussolini's last finance minister, was arrested yesterday In Milan. The agency said Pellegrini was charged with "having subtracted from Ihe ftalian treasury" hugr- sums in Italian, British. Swiss am ! French money, and to have hamlet the funds to Mussolini before the Duce's flight toward the northern border. Pellegrini was arrested aft er the war's end and was brough to court in 1045. but he later c* caped. AUCTION SALE -Central Auto & Home '.M-3 after the committee had defeated a proposal that would have permlltcd the sale of yellow margarine without tax, but would havr required entillK places that scrvcc it to advertise the fact on thcl menus. The olitcnmc \vas regarded as victory for the dairy state InlereiU The bill still has to be conslderc by the House and Scnntc. Anti-Cruelty Society Aids Even a Mouse — Jut It Comes too Late LONDON. Mrrcll 10. W)—The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals believe In. a •quare deal—even for a mouse. As prool. the agency cited this elephone exchange between an ag- tated woman and one of its oflicinls: "What shall I do for my pet mouse which has been roughly handled bv a cat?" 'Treat him for shock by keeping him warm and giving him a few drops of warm milk." A spocsman for Ihe RSPCA said the woman was advised to call a^ain if she needed more help. He added with satisfaction: "As she has not done so. we presume that the mouse is all right.' P.S.—The mouse died. Tired Kidneys Often Bring Sleepless Nights ft mny ca»*r f kTflnry function pe cmivln In yotir , of pei> n r th nL or tnir eyes, licadiiclirs usul dimness, Frr . scanty fasanKca Vi'ilh smarting RIU! liui BomcllTncs shows llicrc [B Aomcthititf wrung with your V.itlncya or blniiiler. Don't \vnil! Ask your dr\inRist for I>oiin n Pills, B Bti.mi!nnl<liurelJc, mr<I succrsafully by millions for over 60 ycftra. Donn'a Rive hnniy relief nncl will he!i> the 16 milci of kiilney flush out, poEaonous wutefroin your blwd. Get Doau'a PlUs. Shlmmiiinj diamond «ngO(J»- m«flt ring to pl*at« yMf b.Ur use YOUR CREDIT DREIFUS Mcei Urnifus \Venr Diamonds \\r,i;T \\.\\\ ST. STORES IN •LVTHIVIUI,MIMPHISAND DYERHUftO House Agri Committee Okays Oleo Tax Repeal WASHINGTON, March 10. </Pt— The >Imise Agriculture Committee yesterdav voted in favor of repealing all federal taxes on oleomargarine, but forbiridinK the sale of colored i margarine in interstate commerce The bill went through a vote of Supply- 419 West Main Phone 585 2:30 & 7:30 p.m. Friday 2:30 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday If you're downtown before the Auction Sale starts, you can drop into the store and buy any of the merchandise at cost. Our stock consists of radios, kitchenware. hardware, toys, aulo supplies, oil stoves, and many other items. Both stock and fixtures will be sold. The Auction Sale will be conducted by Doc Dean. Corn* in Friday or Saturday. You're Sure to Find Several Things You Need ... at a Big Saving! CENTRAL AUTO & HOME SUPPLY 419 West Main Blythevillc looks like a NEW CAH Folk* >"M thmV rhjt you havt * NEW CAR— *fler we gel through rebuilding and painting your present car DONTSACRIFICEYOUft CHeVROLET ON A 4.ONG TRADE IN ON SOME OTHER-MAKE OF CAR h's wo' i^> (cal irvoncy ami il 'will pay you to Ktve it all lixed now on our — • Easy Payment Budget Plan For All Auto Repairs Small weekly or monthly pjyrrKrttl. will m*ke >-ouf CAf loo^ Jrxl n.m like new Dn-v« * c»i tKjif you will be proud ot . ir>d OTVC iKAt will giv« you the most tcO'XXrin:*' TfOubl«- S« C/s for free Estimate On Arty Auto Repair* Phone 578 Sullivan-Nelson CHEVROLET CO. 301 West Walnut LIBERAL TERMS-TRADE-INS New Medel shewn CII-10 $44975 Frigidaire Cold-Wall Imperil) .with LOCKER-TOP! The new Frlgltlalre Cold-Wall Imperial ... for famlllei Thai want the best money can buy, a combination refrigerator and home freezer. Upper door opens to "Locker-' Top" for freezing foods, for keeping up to 70 lb». frozen food safe for monlhj. Like having a frozen ilorag* locker in your kitchen I Lower door opens to Super-MoItt Cold- Wall Refrigerator which keeps food flavor, appearanc* for dayi without covering of any kind. $•• thest and many othfr iiolurtsl • N»w Meler-Mlier mtchantim • Exclusive Ouickub* Trayt with fail-freezing shilv*> • l-plec», all-porctlatn food compartment • Full-width, roller-bearing Hydrrtor, glass-topped • All-aluminum rust-proof shelve* • Two separate doors to conserve cold . . . tave current More FrlgMalret Serve In Men Amttkan Homei Than Any Other Xifrlj* istor ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., Inc. J. \V. ADAMS, Mgr. Complete Service Department In Connection 206-208 West Main Phone 2071 J

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