The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 10, 1949 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 10, 1949
Page 11
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THURSDAY, MARCH 10, [ louble Murder leard on Phone [ Mother Hears Pleas Of Daughter, Lover I Stain by Husband By Gcorte W. Cornell •NEW YORK. March 10. (/Pi—Two In and a woman died In a blast [gunfire last night while a mother 00 miles away listened by tele- lone to her daughter's f dying |eams for mercy. (Police said Emory Hull, 3'2. ap- IreiUly suspicious of a love Iri- Igle, called his wife's mother in |>lly .ood. and snU: I"I am sorry for what I am going ] do." Iwith the telephone circuit still Ion. poliff said, he shot his at- lictive, brunette wife, Norma, 34. id David WlitHaker, 3'>, an cxe- |tive in the firm whore she work- then killed himself. lit wns a '.all from the panic Jicken mother, Mrs. Elsie Tho|as. that led police lo the scene Ihe triple-shooting '..\ WhiUafc- 16th-floor apartment in lx>n- Im Terrace, a huge aparlment Inise. IMrs. Thomas left Hollywood by |ane for New York shortly after shooting. 1 Neighbors at her Hollywood home lid she told them she had pleaded Ith Holt not to carry out his Jreats. but he replied, "It's loo Ite, Mama." 1 Police said Mrs. Thomas heard daughter crying and pleading tjh Holt tor mercy, then screams i series of shots. Silence fol- Iwed. [Mrs. Holt was shot In the chest lid behind the left ear. I Beside her was Whlltaker. She ltd been shot In the left forearm, lent temple and left side. 1 Holt's body was collapsed over j chair, a bullet hole through his J-art, An automatic pistol still was l-asped in his left hand, police lid. |A medical examiner listed the Ise as a double murder «nd sul- I Police said Whittaker. a former jalifornlan, was an assistant to the resident of the Universal Camera Torporation here. Mrs. Holt, they lid, was secretary to the firm's Resident, Otto Gtthens. I Holt was described as a forme Vief engineer in the Merchan |arine, who was last employed by United Fruit Line. He was sail ---> hoon an acquaintance of BLYTHEV1LLE <ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE ELEVEN McMath Finally Gets To See Roll Call System LITTLE ROCK, Mlil'l'h 10— ijVl— Gov. Sid. MgMath finally got a- rouud lo seeing the new eleclrtc roll call system In the Arkansas House of Representatives In operation yesterday. And In Ihe nick of lime, too; (he Legislature adjourns tomorrow. The governor paid an unofficial visit to (he House—his first visit to Ihe first legislature of his administration—at the Invitation ot speaker Carl Hendrlx. He arivcci dvinnn closing debate on a lax measure and Rep. Car Jones of Boonc Comity let the governor cast his vote for him via tlie switch-pulling route Hint register ed a colored light on the totalize joard. The bill was passe without dls senting vote. The electric roll call system wa installed for the current session an McMath pronounced it a "wondei ful" operation. "I don't see how the have gotten along without it In til past," he added.- State to Need More Power to .ure Industry Whittaker. The Holts lived In Brooklyn. Police said Holt apparently had laken his wife to Whlttaker's apart- mest last night "for a showdown." An elevator operator said Mr. and Mrs. Holt has vislled Whillakcr's apartment on one previous occasion. WASHINGTON, Murcli 10. w>i — Locating Iron a»<l slee) (uriiRces in Arkansas will require expansive de- elopmcnt of that stale's oiilpul of Icclvicul power. is the iejx>rl of members of lie Arkansas Congressional dclcga- ion, who have been told electrli:;il- y-oiirralccl smelting furnaces may be located in tliotr home state. Sidney D. Williams, licncl of n group known us Steel Engineers, Inc. said recently he would like to locate a series of small, electrically- operated furnaces In Northern Ark- aasi« and Southern Missouri. l?n>. Trimble (D-Ark) said thai "It is vital and essential that the enormous power potentialities of Arkansas be developed." Sen Fulbrlslit and Rep. Mills arc aidine Williams In his plan. A s'.ig(j«tlo]( that, additional pow rr projects be developed on the White River was made, by Trimble who .-aid only the Columbia Tlivei sin pases the Wliltc in power possibilities. Tliu power should be developcc not only to permit establishment o steel industry in the state but lo attract many other Industries. •nimble said. The Best in LUMBER and complete BUILDING SERVICE AND SUPPLIES Builder'sSupply Co, inc. W. H. I'ease .!. Wilson Henry South Hiway fit Phone 24U4 Grocery Specials! fl Delta Club English Peas Cudahy's (There's more meat than spaghetti) MEAT & SPAGHETTI 76 oz. tin 35* Red Triumph POTATOES 100 -'2.49 FREE Free Crackerjacks! To each of the first one hundred children to come in Saturday morning we will give one box of Crackerjacks. So be sure to bring your children with you. To celebrate the forninl opening of our completely remodeled »lor«, we're offering you two dn.vs of big snvinns tin high quality foods, at well as HII oit]M>rt unity In win n free prize, Sn plan to come to Nnbem (Jrocery & Market on Friday or Saturday. FREE DELIVERY SERVICI CITY SUPER MARKET 109 West Main Call 2668 FREE PRIZES When you come into our store on Saturday don't forget to register for these li> prizes which will be given uway that Hay. No purchase is necessary. One nn/.e will be given uway every 15 minutes begin- ill 7:15 A. ,M. ami you do nut need to he present to participate. • 1 Grennan'i Cake • 1 box of Sunshine Hydrox • 1 5-pound sack of Yukon Meal • 1 5-pound sack of White Dough Flour • 1 carton of Seven-up • 1 No. 2 can of Taste-Good Pie Cherries • 1 No. 1 can of Premier Peaches • 1 box of Chiffon Soap Flakes • 1 Kellogg's Variety Pack • 1 5-pound sack of potatoes 1 pound of Swift's Premium Bacon 1 pound of Mayrose Frankfurters • 1 pound of Evcrgood Bag Sausage • 1 pound of Krey 3 Little Pigs Sausages • 1 pound of Cremo colored Oteo • .1 loaf of Taystee Bread • 1 loaf of Meyers Bread • 1 pound box of Saltine Crackers • 1 2-pound box of Omega Flour -A PURCHASE IS NOT NECESSARY — — YOU NEEDN'T BE PRESENT TO WIN — AT Main and Division MEATS featuring ] • Mayrose Premium Beef • Armour's Star Beef 'ender, Excellent Quality CHUCK ROAST lb 54 Swift's, Armour's, or Alayrnse SLICED BACON 62 SHRIMP „. 69 Select Quality fiSc OYSTERS Standard pi. 58' Mavrose FRANKFURTERS ,49 Mayrose COTTAGE CHEESE 27 Delicious With Greens PIGTAILS ,„ 28 Meaty NECK BONES „ 15 Meaty PORKRIBS ,b 42 Plump, Dressed Tender, Dressed Hens Ib49c Fryers !b53c Just Call 5 0 1 For Prompt Delivery Service Cm-nation or PET MILK cm, 1 lie 7 I all i-nnii W* I'ure Cane SUGAR ,».h. ta . 87* All Popular BOTTLE DRINKS .79 Delta SYRUP w - .45' All Nationally-Advertised tinimls COFFEE n can 57 e Wonder, Tnystee, Meyers BREAD 2 ,oav M 28 c Mother's Host •198 FLOUR Chum SALMON 25-lh. »«ck .. . No. 1 can 48 VEGETABLES CABBAGE lb. 5c TOMATOES Ib- 28c BANANAS lb. 14c * BE SURE TO REGISTER FOR THE FREE PRIZES * Sweet Potatoes lb.7c Onions lb. 5c WE WELCOME YOU TO COME IN FRIDAY OR SATURDAY * NABERS GROCERY & MARKET 105 South Division MELVIN HALSELL, Own«r Telephone 501

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