The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 8, 1940 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 8, 1940
Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 1<MO Aged Treasury Workers Hnci First Clow In Bunictl Bills WASHINGTON. .May V UJ1>) — The U. S. see-ret Service Im-i revealed hov,' Hie alc-rtjiess of n group of elderly women wa m i\ sub-basement oil ice of ihe treasury led. tn the .solution of ;, Ketuiic-tty biinfe robliery. The women, must ur whom have hewi wilh Die treasury for several (Ici'iide;;, nri; employed in (he nir- rcncy redemption division. Their task is to piece together daniiiiied or mnliliitcd fra U i,iemf; of eiir- I't-nty. If they can reconstruct least GO per cent of me w [u- note, the treasury can Issue ft new »)» 10 replace the damaged one Although iho story goes back to •l:ni. 23, ISM9, ivhon me Moi-an comity National Bank of cv.miel City, Ky.. was burglarized, it WHS not until now (hat the means by . winch (he crime was solved were revealed. Ikink Not PS Iturned The thieves used acetylene torches- lo force their vviiy into the bank vaults. In the course of their operations, they burned n considerable number of $r> and $1 note.s. They left some in the vaults nnd took some of the burned currency with them. Their loot totaled 51,732. The partly Ininiecl note.s left behind were forwarded ( fl the currency redemption division of the treasury where the veteran em- ployes put the pieces together so that they could be redeemed. During their work, (he women discovered tiiat (he $5 notes were all of the same hundred group of serin! number.?. They reported their findings lo the Secret Service which immediately deducted Hint some of the stolen bills were part ol the same sequence of numbers I" July, 1939, several shipments of notes were received by the redemption division from' various batiks throughout the country containing a number of partly burned $5 bills bearing the same -serial numbers as those previously redeemed. Couple Traced Down Not lonj; afterward the redemption division received a direct shipment, of nine burned $f, bills with.affidavits from n Louise Roe- iner of Elimvood Place, o. She wrote that the nole.s were accidentally; burafcd and asked that Ihry'tie redeemed. <•.••-• ._ - .. All this information ,vns submitted to the Secret 'Service. After a careful checkup, Secret • Service agents and other law-enforcement officers arresled Charles A. Uoe- mcr and his wife,- Louise, at. Elmwood Place, o.. for making false affidavits to claims on Ihc treasury. The Federal bureau of investigation also preferred burglnrv charges against them. Early [his year. Ihc noemevs were tried tn Vederal district court at Lexington. Ky., convicted and .se/itenced — (he husband to it) years in n penitentiary and the wife to Uvu years in a correctional institution for women. The Secret Service report on the rasi- concludes with three words: "IHd it not been for the alertness of the employes of the currency redemption division in not- iii!j the similarity of the serial numbers of money handled by them, this case probably would never have been solved." Lois Dummy Make His 650-foot Lean BLYTHEVILLB (ARK,) 1 COURIER NEWS of Yost, who admitted he merely sought publicity, ave n crawl workmen, reporters and cameramen n spine-chilling hour capcr- about on a platform (arrow), C50 feet „„ <m the New York World's Fair 1 rylon, after announcing he ,vo.:kl leap (u the ground. B iU Vosi sot cold feet, tossed out the dummy seen atlnched fo parachute He -«s arreslcd by policemen who spent half an hour climbing si airs - hk perch, inset ' " • Luxora 1 Society—Personal One pound of si eel can he made in(o 1400 safety-rawir blades. 106 For 1U " Appointment EXPERT BEAUTY WORK CALL Margaret's Beauty Shop Taken years off your nipoii —ailils years lo your life. VAPOR BATHS Swedish Massage Salt GJow and -Shower Mrs. Ruth Lawlioo VORTEX PETROLEUM CO. BMTIIEVIMJE CITY LIMITS HIGHWAY 61 NORTH Any 20c Cigarettes for IGc With Purchase of 5 Gal. or More of AUK. G\S AT MO. PRICES REFINERY TO YOTJK CAR Michie Bros., Dealer Special Program, Ouaclilla College The members of the Luxora Baptist Missionary Society incl at Ihe home of Mrs. Ralph L. Douglas Tuesday afternon for a special program on Christian education pertaining to the campaign, throughout, Arkansas, for the Dap- list college, Ouaehita, located al Arkadelphia, Ark. Mrs. Douglas, a graduate of Oiiaehila. was lender of the program. A devotional on "The Chris- linn School mul the Christian Teacher." adapted from "A Book of Daily Devotions", had as strip- lure leferences, Exodus :iM and John 10:2, was led bv Mrs. C. U. Wood. A discussion on "Lookhn; at. Christian Education in the Post." was given by Mrs. s. J. Smillr Mrs. n. O. Wilkins presented "Looking at Christian Education in the Future"; Mrs, John Thwealt. told of the work and results of "Baptist Schools." The program was concluded by Mrs. Charlie Evans and Mrs. Douglas reading excerpts from "The Guachila Signal." college paper. Phillip Koury. of Steele, Mo.; Miss Sally Saliba, Miss Rose Ilainam. Mrs. Jack Saliba, Miss Adcehle Saliba. and Miss Minerva Saliba of Blytheville. Tea guests were- Mrs. n. Salibn. Mr. ami Mrs. Alec Saliba. of I*- panlo; Mrs. II. Hamra, of Porl- ogeville, Mo.; Mrs. G. Shiblcy. New Madrid. Mo.; Mrs. M. George Mrs Fred Saliba, Mrs. C. Abraham, Miss Marie Abraham; Mrs. A. O. Shib- lcy, and daughters. Josephine nnd Evelyn, Jack Saliba. and I*. Simon of Blyiheville. After Ihe games .-i salad plate was served nnd prizes awarded to Miss Marie Nejam, high honors. Miss Rosctln Hainan, low score honors, and consolation prize winner was determined by the holder of Die bridge tally carrying (he bride alone, which U'a.s held by Miss Minerva Snliua. Tin; honoree wns presented « large crystal sandwich tray hy the hostess and her parents. The shower gifts, attractively wrapped, were prc.viUed to Ml: George, followed by the serving < Individual wedding cakes, will miniature bride nnd luoom decora lions. » • • Km'ivcs Aw.-r,] I'm- Mafia/hie. Article, Jesse tilcim Tomltn, a meiubi'i of the Luxora high school clnss of IDIil. ivoii a live dollai iwnrd for an article submtUed ' li Ihe "I'rosrc.s.slvo Kuriiier", in 'Hobo Day." a project for [ho stun if the school paper, -I'll,. PniilHe-iV nul the jmivnnhsm clii ; ,s-io mini ey in liimnee dips t (| (In i|)rlHB prow im-iHIiiKS. MKs ."\labfj (Jeoi'j;!' lunured WUh l.mii'lii'ciii Conilniilni; in Ihe «>rie.s of In- 1'iesllni; jiarlles beinjr g i VM ,-<„, vllss Mabel Cieorge. whose wrddlni; 0 lie Mitri Alidelnoiir, of Nc\v York lily, will omn Mnv la, at, the aixoni .Mi'lliLxlist chinvh, was lhc mvly .bridge luiieiieon KuLiirduy. hi-ii Mrs. Hiisscll HIIWCII enier- Jjied hi )ur liiinor. Mrs. iiowen n.wd Ul) Hll-wlilte rldul molir in her Hum) dt'rora- ions of bridal wreath and while Us for her humr Th,. i ; ,m,,. H . w an pclile bride In while, each cured :i favor. iin,; in white, nunint- 1 wild a double heart wllh names, Milii-Mjibel' 1 <.|i(;tni'ed. these rings be worn by Ihe uuest.s. The rtlti- ; lablo, ceuiercd with « wiiddliit; ene in all while with the honoree's and her molhci. Mrs, I'hilllp Geoiije's |>laces markeil by corsages in white, wllh hand made pluee curds for (he quests, miniature bridni hoticiiiets in baskets of while The fiiesl list inehiflcd Miss Evn George, Miss Ed,,,, George Mrs. A. li. Kowll. Mrs. John Ford Mrs. Champ Meadows. Mrs. John Thwcatt, Mrs. Louis George of Osccola. Miss Margaret. Kahalley of Hay Mlnetle. Aln.. mu | M| S( Dixie Ho\vnrd, of Memphis. Miss George was presented a personal gift, and high score honors In bridge went to Mrs. no/ell with Mrs. Meadows receiving consolation. Mrs. S. M. SUIinan. of Cleveland Ohio, was met in Memphis last Snltirdny hy Mrs. Eltrabelli Williams Sillmnn. Mrs. Sam Bowcn, and Mrs. Jesse Uiotni, and motored lo LMxora where she will he house guest In the WiDinins-SIli- mnn home until after the graduation of her yrauddimghter. Miss Peggy Sillmnn on May 17, from the Lu.xora high school. Miss Marlha Kale Uryanl spent last week end at home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H a. Bryant, and hud as her giicsls on Sunday' Miss -Rosa Ford, a schoolmate at' Jonesboro college, of MeCrory Ark., Buster Cross and Ed Johnson. of Blyiheville. :' Recent guests of Mrs. R T, Ebcrdt were Mrs. Toney Peters] Mrs. Norninn Gjimblc nnd Mrs Lorene.. Eden, alj of West Metii- • -••••- TEST WE FORGET PAGE NINi phls. Mrs. J. daughter T. Slack and Sylvia Prances, young accom- panicd Mr. an<l Mrs. 13. Tnrpin. lo Biistrop. Louisiana, lust Sunday whore Ihey will spend the summer months with Mrs. Slack's parents. They will be joined by Air. stack uftcr (he close nf lhc Uixoni schools, oa which ho is principal. Other guests In llic Slnck home over the week end were Mr. Slack's father, Sidney Slack, of Poplar Bliilf. Mo., nnd his brolher. Jack Slack, mid Airs, .slack, «r t.itlle Rock. Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Slnn'foid, Mr* Rose Schmnbrcld nnd Mrs. lommie liriega, of Memphis, were week end guests of Mr. and Mrs S. J. Smith. '-••'• NO-WA Laundry-Cleaners Phone 180 For Prompt Laundry »nd Cleaning Service For Best Results In Baking*— Shibley's Best Mrs. E. s. Momil, Mis. \\-ni H ow- «Kl. and Mrs. Charles I [owned and children, spent, several days lust week in Le.vliij'lon, Tenn., vls»ln K relatives nnd nUditllng Hie imidu- ntlon of Miss nuih Helen Ilimih) Miss llardln rcturncil home wllh !>«• num. Mrs. Will Howard for nil indefinite visit wllh relatives here T. C. Wf.ijjncld hurt as his guesUs last, week lib rather, T. j. Win B H™. mid Ills sister, Miss Ola Rea Winjjfleld, of Mngnzlnc, rtrk Miss Calherlne Teniicysoii.'lcnch- cr in (lie schools of Vniimlnlc, Ark was the guest, of her sister Mrs' Churlte Thonins, nnd Mr. Thomns "s(. week end. The Hcv. nnd Mrs. R E I, Hem-den hud us their guests Sunday. April 2tf, Dr, (U id Mrs B W Potter. District Superintendent of the .lonesbnro nrcn, Dr Potter Drenched at, the evening' service which wns followed by the second quarterly conference. 'Hie liev. Bcardo.'i'filled lhc pulpit of the First M.jlljoillsl Church Joncsboro. Siiiidjiy 'nlghi. 'Kfny V in the absence of the pastor, Dr' A. W. Mnrtln, who is nleiidiiii; the iis theli- UHCSI.S Sunday, Mr. , m( | Mrs. Hoy iJrimk, nncl (wo children "nd Mrs. AJIIHI Mac iJrmik O f plxon, in., nnd Mr. nn,i MIS J s Hodeffcr, of Mt. Morrln ni Mrs. S. J. Smith, MLS, linl'ph L Douulns, Mrs. Charlli; Kv nm Mrs' J. 1. MlffUn, nnd Mrs. fj, u 'wood jvere hi coming, Ark,. I'rlduy al- lentliiiK ll|c Norlhensl. District. mcetlny of Arkiinsn.s Ii»|jtLst woman's Mlssloimry Societies Thev were nceompanled by Mrs )| ij Tllliniin, of Osccola. ' ' Mrs. rjoiiRlns condiicleil n Dllliii; jiicmorlnl service nt, Ihe close of die program In Ihe nflcrnoon There were two hundred thlrty- nlnc dclvgntcs rcgistorcd nnd Ihe imiln iiddre.w of (he diiy was made Hy Miss Hucey. !;omo mission Held worker of ihe Southern Uunllst Convention, of Alhuila, Oil- Mrs.. J. i. Mimin mid dniiahlcr Uctly Sue, mul Mrs. o, U. Wood will Uc'nccompnnled by Mrs j R plllnlumty, of Blythcvtile,' Hmnckover, Ark., week for . . , *•"*,, lltJ.I IVL'L'K (Or 1 short visit win, Mix MlllHn's sis ter, Mrs. w. u, TciT y, and W. n M""'- V ',, I,'' 0 ," 11 -' 1 ' Of Mrs - Wl)Q(1 "»'l Mrs. IXIialiunty. They will be accompanied homo •fldiiy uy Mrs. a. IJ. •ferry, xvho ws been vlslllii 8 In the home of son for Ih,; piisi direc nioulhs FLOUR ASK YOUR GROCER STONEVILLE 2B COTTON SEED HiAvv v'nH ,?,ll' CK MAT""'™, IUG HO LI,, HIvAVY Yll'Il.DINf CO'ITON AND HF1P YOITR SKI.K TO "MORK DOLLARS PKB ACRK- , \VK 1IAVK A UNITE]) SUI'l'LY— : g'i.OO 1'Klt tllJNDRED RED TOP GIN . , t.eneral Conference In Allnntic Clly, '. 1'oller nijcd (he pulpii. ,,f Hie Lu.xorn Meihodlsl, church in the nljscucc of (he liev. lienrclen bliniliiy nluhl. Mrs. Travis Brooks, of Ulyt.lic- vllle, is nsslsllng Miss Tlovcne Cole the local telephone exchange for mi indeiinite lime. Miss Mnrgnrol Motlllt, of Mem- 'IIH, S|)ni( .Sunday with tier pur- ciils. Afr. nnd Mrs. li. S. Mollllt Mi-, mid MI'-S. Waller Denton hnc THESE Shower For Kridr-Clrrt Mabel George, whose wedding to I3c Mitri Abdelnour of New York oily will be an interesting sprin« nuptial on May 12, >vas complimented Tuesday nighi |, v |, er cotl . sin, Miss Edna George, at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs A G George, with a bridge shower. The George home was attractively decorated with floor baskets of spirea and vases of purple and white iris. The out-of-town guests were fori bridge: Miss Melbena Saliba and Fred Geoi^e. of Joiner; Mi ss Margaret Kahalley. of Bay Mineltc Ala.; Miss Marie Nejam. of jack- son, Miss: Mrs. Sam Hamra and John Hamra, Jr., of E'ortageville Mo.; Miss Freda Sccrcy »nri Charles Sccrcy. of Lilljournc, Mo • Miss Maxme Hamra and Mrs Bill Swyrten. of. Caruthcrsvillc, Mo ; Mr and Mrs. John Shiblev. Jr ' anti I Miss Eliznbclli Shiblev. of Ne«Madrid. 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