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May 12, 1954

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 1«, 1984 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THRE1 Youth Admits Beating, Slashing Girl to Death DETROIT (AP) — An unemotional high school student told police today he fatally beat and slashed a 4-year-old girl, but he didn't know why he did it. Marion Jo Zobrovitz was found yesterday by three playmates in a garage behind her home, her body torn and bleeding. She died in a hospital after doctors fought 4 ! /2 hours to save her. Police Lt. Edward Jocques said 15-year-old Terrence De Moss told him he had struck the girl with a 2-by-4 beam, then slashed her. Jocques said the boy gave no reason for the attack. De Moss is a juvenile under Michigan law and cannot be charged with a major crime in Criminal Court unless Probate Court waives its jurisdcition. Mrs. Doris De Moss, his mother, told police that she knew her son was the murderer, but police arrived before She could call them. In a formal statement to police, she said that Terry was fascinated Commodity And Stock Markets— New York Cotton (12:39 quotations) May 3426 3427 3415 July .. 3453 3453 3445 Oct 3421 3421 3414 Dec 3419 3421 3413 3416 3448 3415 3416 N«w Orleans Cotton May 3425 3452 3416 3417 July 3451 3452 3445 3447 Oct ., 3420 3420 3415 3416 by a newspaper account of the ; Dec ""_"" 3419 3419 3414 3417 crime. She said that he left for school yesterday morning and came home about 2:50 p. m. She told police that he went to Chicago Soybeans May the bathroom and then to the. July kitchen, where he tried to clean j Sep " t brown spots off his grey flannel Nov trousers. He told her that a girl had spilled something at school and he had gotten splashed. Later, she told police, he went to a show with her and his brother. When they got back home, she said, Terry grabbed their newspaper and began to read the story of the attack. May ... Mrs. De Moss said he told her July . he had been at school, but she threatened to call his teacher. It was then, Mrs. De Moss told police, that he broke down and said: "I don't know why I did it. Meanwhile, police, acting on a tip from a policeman neighbor, had already headed for the home. Police said Terry had been treated three times at the Wayne County Child Study Clinic and had been arrested once for breaking and entering. His mother told police he had suffered pneumonia when he was 5 and the result was abnormal height and weight. She said the pneumonia had led to what she described as "brain fever." Marion Jo was one of four children of Morris and Julie Zobro- vitz. Zobrovitz, a truck driver, hurried home at the telephone message from his wife: "Come on home—Marion's been hurt." He called his daughter "Cookie." "We moved to this address in January," he said, "because the house.we were living in had rats. With Cookie and the new baby coming on, we were afraid to stay —my God, I wish we had." Johnson Represents Mayor at Cotton Carnival City Attorney Elbert Johnson is representing Mayor E. R. Jackson at the Memphis Cotton Carnival today. . Mayor Jackson said opening 01 bids on the Central Metal Products building and other official business made it necessary for him to remain in the city today. 376 373 270 244V. 3801/4 372 & 376 ,3681/s 271 IA 249% 2641/2 2441/4 Chicago Wheat May ... 195U. 199 July ... 191 I/a 193 19514 Chicago Corn 153 152 155 152~'a 1531/4 151% 378 3731/4 27012 2481/2 198V4 192 Vi 154% 153 Cars Collide Here Ann Mabry and Gay Billings were involvecl in a traffic accident last night at 121 West Davis, causing some damage to a fender on the Mabry vehicle, according to police reports. HERE NOW! NAVACO M-MWMNUM Ventilated Awnings JNGSOUD-W JOOtHOOtti Easy to install yourself. Light, sturdy, graceful NAVACO awnings and doorixxxfe are made of fin«et akiminvm, with tough, baked-on *namel fit ish. Awnings have famous, original *entilated-rib feature. Allows circulation, yet protect* against sun and tain! Navaco* add beauty and comfort to any home? See todays \\\\<0 Austin-Wicker Pajnt-Gbss-Walpaper Ntw York Stocks (12:45 •.••Utioitt) A T and T Amer ToTaacco Anaconda Copper 36 168% 61 % Beth Steel Chrysler ... Coca-Cola .. Gen Electric Gen Motors . 64 21% McClellan Says His Law Hiked Cotton Exports WASHINGTON (/P) — Sen. McClellan (D-Ark) said today legislation he sponsored last year has brought a 10 per cent increase in U. S. cotton exports. MrClellan referred to a law providing that surplus U. S. commodities could be sent abroad and soldi for local currencies. This local cur- j rency then is used by the government for its military and economic aid program abroad. In a review of operations under his legislation, McClellan said that about 50 million dollars worth of U. S. cotton had been sent abroad. "Friendly nations bought about 300,000 bales of cotton or roughly 10 per cent of the amount which had been exported the year previous," he said. "Inasmuch as the law specifically states that sales must be in addition to usual and normal mar- ketings, these 300,000 bales can be considered as net additions to our total exports." In many instances. McClellan said, foreign customers could not have bought U. S. cotton unless they had been permitted to use their local currency rather than dollars. "We have succeeded, to a certain extent, in moving more U. S. cotton into the export market and at the same time building up the military and economic strength of our al-j lies." he said. "The program has not cost one cent extra. The money to finance the program came from the total amount appropriated and xvas earmarked for this specific program." (Continued from Page W war," Bodet declared. He revealed that U. S. Ah- Force Globemnsters are airlifting more French reinforcements "to reconstitute the battle corps" hard hit by losses at the fallen fortress. The French also went ahead with preparations to airlift the approximately 1,300 wounded from Dien Bien Phu. The French high command said its representatives were expected to fly to Dien Bien Phu by helicopter tomorrow to arrange with the Vietminh for the evacuation. Vietminh Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap announced by radio last night his approval of the casualty removal, agreed to by French and Communist representatives at the Geneva conference. Giap told the French SEWER 71% Montgomery Ward 62% N Y Central 21% Int Harvester 3l~/ 8 Republic Steel 55% 27V 4 Radio Socony Vacuum Studebaker 15 V 8 Standard of N J 87 Texas Corp 7iy 4 Sears 46 Vc U S Steel 46% Sou Pac 42i/2 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111. (£>)— (USDA)—Hogs 6,500: barrows and gilts active; opened 25 higher; later 25-50 higher; lights under 180 Ib and sows steady to 25 higher; 180-230 Ib 27.25-50: liberal number 27.35-50; top 27.60 sparingly for choice No. 1 and 2 ; 240-260 Ib 26.50-27.25; 270-300 Ib 25.50-26.25; choice 150-170 Ib 26.75-27.25: few 170 Ib up-to 27.50; 120-140 Ib 26.0075; sows 400 Ib down 22.50-23.50; heavier sows 20.50-22.00. Cattle 3,200, calves 1,000; trading less active than yesterday but about steady on all classes, including vealers; few loads'high choice steers 25,00-50; most good to average choice steers 20.50-24.00; good to average choice heifers and mixed yearlings 19.00-23.00; commercial to low good heifers and mixed yearlings 16.50-19.00; utility and commercial cows 13.00-15.00; few lightweight utilities down to 12.50; canners and cutters 9.5013.00; utility and commercial bulls 13.50-15.00; cgitter bulls 12.00-13.00; good and choice vealers 20.0024.00; few prime 26.00: cr-imer- cial and low good 14.00-19.00. CONFERENCE (Continued from Page 1) from Indochina, (2) countrywide elections to be held without foreign supervision and (3) recognition of the Communist "governments" of Viet Nam (the Vietminh), Laos and Cambodia. Caught between the outspoken U. S. opposition to the Red proposals and the grawing desire for peace at home, the French delegation tried to appear conciliatory coward the Communists without accepting any of their major demands. Manila Teachers Elect Officers MANILA — Miss Thelma Fowler has been named to direct activities of the Manila Education Association for the third consecutive year. Mrs. Jean Ashabranner is vice- president and Mrs. Jewel Poag was chosen secretary-treasurer. Executive committeemefi are superintendent Roy L. Ashabranner, Leo Cummings. Herbert Adkins, Raymond Powers, James Rogers, Miss Francys Faulkner and J. L. Bellinger. Negro Deaths Louella Nelson Services for Louella Nelson, 54 who, died Sunday at her home in Hermondale, Mo., will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Okalona Ark., with burial there. Survivors include her husband Lucius Nelson; two sons, W. C. Nelson of Allegan, Mich., and Pvt. L C. Nelson of Ft. Belvadere, Va. Caston Funeral Home is in charge. <y* 206 W. Main Phone 3-4591 ROOM LOTS % OFF Reg. 2.98 Now 1.99 Week-lad Special Here's your chance to save on Wards Room Lots—10 single rolls of side wall, 16 yards of border—now reduced ! /J. See Wards lovely washable and fadeproof patterns—wipe off spots or dirt marks, yet keep original beauty untouched. Save labor cost, too—hang your own paper—aik for Wards free instruction booklet. IT'S WARDS FOR FINE WALLPAPER AT MONEY-SAVING PRICES ALWAYS (Continued from Page 1) for that period of $787,680. This is a total of $1,748,841 — or $525,202 more than similar costs involved in a treatment plant. This difference, he pointed out, amounts to an average additional cost per year of $17,507. Election Officials Named Judges and clerks for the special election Tuesday were announced today. By wards, the list follows: Ward One Judges—Shields Edwards. Roland Bishop. Fred Rutherford; alternate judges — Harold B. Wright. Bill Erode, Jack Wagon: clerks—Vance Henderson, Leon Soberer; alternate clerics—P. T. Haney, Jimmie Lunsford. Ward Two Judges—Loy Welch. C. W. Afflick, J. W. Adams; alternate judges—E. J. Cure, Lloyd Stickmon, Percy Wright: clerks — Albert K. Taylor, Charles R. Moore; alternate clerks—J. T. Sudbury, W. M. Scruggs. Ward Three Judges—Harry W. Bradley. B. A. Bugg, Russell Gaines; alternate judges — C. C. Councille, T. W. Jefferies, S. Jiedel; clerks—James L. Brooks, W. H. O'Keefe; alternate clerks—U .W. Mullins, Marvin Razer. Ward Four Judges—C. E. Hart, Ernest Haynes, J. O. Huey; alternate judges— A. C. Haley, D. J. Hodge, Mrs. Leslie Moore; clerks—P. O. McDermott, Mrs. Herman W. Mays; alternate clerks—Mrs. F. E. Rector. Mrs. Bert Mayo. Two Forfeit Bonds James Scott forfeited $5 bond in Muncipal Court yesterday morning on a charge of running a red light while Vernon Boyd, Jr. .forfeited $10 bond on a speeding charge. LI IHEUMATIC ARTHRITIC VICTIMS Offered tutu Relief From Pain A *p«cial Interle Co*Md T»bJ«t. Quit*. b- tntm Wood »trmm from lnfce«tin«. win not nausMte. 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Black metal Dinette Set, 30 x 40-in. plastic top extends to 48 in., seats six. Comfortable chairs. OPEN NIGHTS BY APPOINTMENT WARDS VIG-O-REST MATTRESS Reg. 39.95 34.88 Or Termt Save on Yig-O-Rest Mattress with 252-coil Body Balance unit. Well padded and insulated for extra comfort. Covered with heavy cotton ticking. 39.95 Box Spring 34.88 8.95 Bed frame f.M 9x1* RUG 5.88 $6.99 value. 9x12' enamel rugs. Scroll design shown; see mnay other patterns and colors. SALE-6.50 BROADLOOM 577 High-fashion textured weave. Wide ohoice new spring '54 parterni. Typical saving: 9x12' size, 69.14. Save 1.7* 406 W. Main Phone 3-4591 Appliance Sale-Save $35 to $45 Now REG. 234.95 REFRIGERATOR 204.88 Check the low price ond the many features on »his outstanding 8.3 at. ft. Refrigerator. FoW- width freezer holds 43 Ibs. Full-width froster fray beneath freezer. 2 aluminum ice trays with plastic flrids. Ask about Terms. 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Ask about Terms. MACHINE & ATTACHMENTS 139.95 Buttonholer and pinker free with every Ward reversable rotary sewing machine during thu sale. 16.70 value at no extra cost. Revers- able rotary illustrated in walnut veneer. A«k about Wards Monthly Payment PUn. COMPLETE LINE OF MAJOR APPLIANCES. ASK ABOUT TERMS

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