The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 5, 1949 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 5, 1949
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\ TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 194!) BLYTHEVnXE <AKK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE ?TV1 Missing Banker Nabbed by FBI New Yorker, Charged With Embezzlement of t,660, Is Located With the Courts Chancery: Benulnh Guiiler vs. Ellis Guiiler, nit ior divorce. lais Riuglit vs. O. W. Taught, bint lor divorce Cecil V. Council vs. Billlc Sue Council suit [or divorce. Pat Alford vs. Lavcruo AUord. suit Ior divorce. $884, WASHINGTON, April S— </Tj— Richard H. Crowe was siczcd h Daytona Beach, Fla., last night or charges of fleeing with $884,000 from New York's National City Bank. Crowe, assistant manager of thi bank's branch at 195 Broadway, wa arrested by FBI agents. He had been missing since March 21. FBI Chief J. Edgar Hoover win announced Ihe arrest said Crowi was Irackcd down after a , wid, search in Florida. Crowe was taken into custody i a bar after the agents and Day tona Beach police had trailed hirr from the street. Hoover said Crowe admitted tak Ing a "large sum" of money fron the bank but declined to specif any particular amount. Agents recovered $54,79S.liS from a s'litcasc In Crowe's possession. Previously. Hoover said, $36.505 of the funds had been recovered and located. All told, Hoover added, a total of $131,153.63 of the stolen funds have been accounted for. Bonds Still Missing The bank previously reported that . Crowe had taken at least $883,660, including $193,000 $690.000 in bonds. in cash and ic Ocean and "took these only o make the bank officials angry.' Hoover's account said: "After fleeing from New York Jity on March 27, 1949, Crowe purchased a new car in Jacksonville Fin., on March 28. 1949, which he abandoned at St. Augustine, Fla on April 1. "On this occasion lie stored tlv car at a local enrage stating i was tlie property of John RouciU. la liclilioub person) in Miami win would be out of tlie country fo six months. Tins car was located uj local police In St. Augustine afte details of the car had been widel broadcast by th? FBI througlwu the nation. Keadily Admits Identity "The investigation that lollowe disclosed thul Crowe purchased club coupe In St. Augustine fo $-!.851 on April 1. He abandonc this car at Daytona Beach, claiu ing lie was afraid FBI agents ha already obtained information on i Last Saturday he rented an apar incnt at Daytona Beach under tl name of Richard Karr, Sparta, t> J. Since arriving in Daytona Beach lie lias spent his time lounging on the beach and in bars. "Last evening while several FBI agents were looking for Orowe two agents recognized him on the streets of Daytona Beach and • followed enny Breaks at Races rovide Heat Sum for Arkansas Municipalities LITTLE ROCK, April 5 Wt—The :ale treasury has distributee! *39,- J3 to cities us their share o! breaks" from the 1SM9 Hot Springs iorse race meeting. Under > 1940 act Ihe track pays he state all "breaks" or odd penile* left over in calculating win- ling bets Hall the total goes to he municipal nld fund. The distribution to citle.s Included: Ark:idelphia $37433; niythcvlllo S'J01.a3: Camden $65149; Conway $419.03; OeQuecn 18424; El Dorado $1,144.99; F-.iyctlcvillc $11998; Fort Smith $2.18623; Helena $510.10: Hot Springs S1.G22.46; Jonesboro $100.. 91; Little Rock $5,874.44; Magnolia $317.14; Malvern $410.62; NorU Little Hoclc $2.36359: Paragould $42303; Pine Bluff $2,069.46; Rus- sel'vllle $354.19; Searcy $303.14 Stuttgart J336.32; TeMrkima $7CG, 41; West Helena. $281.88. Chimney Traps Duck And Stopped-Up Flue Leads to Bird's Release FORREST CITY, Ark., April 5 (/Ti—The Phil Hlckcys' chimney llt- eiall> was "fowled up." enator Fulbright Raps FCC Ruling on KTHS WASHINGTON, April S. M'j Senator Fulbriglit (15-Ark) [hints hat from the Federal Communlcft- lons Commission's reasoning that agency is slopping short In relocat- ng Radio Stalion KTHS, Hot Springs, Ark. In asking Ihe commission lo consider carefully objections to Us recent tentative decision approving removal of KTHS to West Memphis, Ark., Fulbiiffhl commented on the commission rinding that tho change would result ii\ more people being served. 'If the reason about the number of person* lo be served Ls followed to iLs logical conclusion, the sta- llon o!'.ou!d bo transferred to New York Clly." By a 4-3 vote. Ihe commission approved tentatively the application of Riulio Broadcasting. Inc., to move KTHS and to install a smaller station nt Hot Springs. It denied application of the Hot Springs Broadcasting Company to lake over with more power. Japanese Are Curious About Bathing Habits Of People in the U.S. TOKYO, April 6 t/Tj—Questions most, frequently asked occupation workers leclurluir Japanese on life In the United States: Uo Americans really balhc every day? How do they bathe—in groups or alone? Uo Americans really bake bread every day? What Is the lenght of skirls worn by American women? Fire Destroys Homes Of 400 in Philippines MANILA, April 5 OT—Fire yesterday destroyed 40 buildings lu earby Meycaunyan. Damage was stllllftled Rl $150,000. About 400 of Die loan's J 1.000 ovJUlatlon were left homeless. The fire slurlecl in an empty heater and destroyed a 300-year- old Catholic church. Peiping Duck Dinners, With Trimmings, 5 Cents HONG KONG, April 5 M> I Durand Wilder, American aid chief Wi'm'the Hlckcys 'investigated a I" North China, said today tamed stoppcd-up flue, they discovered a ™1> |11 S <l |lck cilnncrs were selling About S15.000 in cash was found in a vacant beach bungalow owned by Crowe's parents at Staten Island. In addition. Crowe had mailed approximately S61.000 to banks and friends to whom he owed money. The money was sent from Florida a few days after he disappeared. Crowe told the FBI, Hoover related, that he threw the stolen bonds and securities In the Atlan- him to a bar. The agents were then joined by a member of the Daytona Beach Police Department and Crowe was accosted. Crowe readily admitted his identity and admitted a willingness to return to New York to face charges." Hoover said arrangements arc being made with the U.S. attorney In Jacksonville, Fla., for Crowe's arraignment as soon as poslble. wiid duck was imprisoned the for fvc cents each In Tientsin when he left there a few days ago. That Included all of the trimmings. The Hev. J. L. Bates of Watklns Minn., a Catholic priest who re ccnlly came here from Pclping sal<| similar low prices prevallei there. He said eggs there were sell ARKADELPHIA, Ark., April 5. (/Ti Ing for $1 for 129 . ggs. He said h —The tornado which swept through did not know the reason for lot Arkansas March 26 has claimed an- of 129 eggs being sold but that wa the price. Peiplng and Tientsin arc under Communist control. The priest said the Commmils had not bothered Catholic religious services. chimney. The bird was liberated and flew away unharmed. How it got there Is anybody's guess. Storm Victim Dies otticr life—its 19th. Latest victim is an eight-weeks- old Negro boy, Joe Nathan Lockett of Whelen Springs, near here. His death Saturday was the third in tin, Whelen Springs area. fen is Satisfied LOS ANOELES, April 6. (fl'l — Customer Bob Klmbrough complained recently to Barber George Hodges that $1 l.s too much lo pay for a haircut. "Trouble with you," Hodges replied, "is a yen for the good old days — the era of the nnd fpslerduy, Kimbrough lode H horse Into the biuber shop. Halites cut hl 3 Imlr for 75 ccnl.s. Onca upon a time (nnd H wasn't so long ago) thore were some neighbors on a tele- phono purly lino. Everything wns all right, except whan nnyone wanted to vise the Hue it seemed someone else wai •Iways using it. Marriage Licenses The following conple.s obtained marriage at the office ol Miss Elizabeth Dlythc, county clerk Saturday and yesterday: Joseph Klines nnd Mrs. Nonin Kunrs, bolh of St. Louts. Jacob Bernharclt and Mi.s.s Joyce Bartlet. both of St .Louis. Benjamin Allen, Jr.. and Mis. Lcnn Brown, bolh of Dlylhcvlllc. Jim D. DeJarnatt of Conway and Miss Olive Alexander of Blytheville.' One ciny Mrs. While, ono of tho neighbors on the lino, hncl to cnll a doctor in n hurry. Someone wus using tho line. Mrs. White hesitated, then broke right in ... "Flense," sha snid, "my littlo girl's sick. May I have tho line to call a doctor?" "Oh, yes,'* »aid tho others, and hung right up. A short time Inter, Mrs. White called tho person she had interrupted. "I'm sorry I hn.I to interrupt," the laid, "but it was an emergency." "That's perfectly all right," Mud tfa* neighbor, "nnd I hove an idea about this party-line business. Most of our calU •ren't too important. Why don't «• •H agree when any one of us hat an important call that wo will ask for the line?" "That's a wonderful idea," said Mr*. White. So they oil agreed, and service on that party line has been fine ever since. SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE CO. •4570 TINY TOT KING and QUEEN will be presented with engraved cups at the FRIDAY night performance "LUVZAPOPPIN Three Act Comedy II THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK Blytheville, Arkansas Compliments of MO-ARK FURNITURE CO. Stee.Ie, Mo. Phone 179 Cooter High School Auditorium Thursday & Friday, April 7-8 ENGRAVED CUPS Compliments of FITZPATRICK JEWELERS BlythevilU DREIFUS JEWELRY COMPANY Blytheville, Ark. "Meet Drelfus — Wear Diamonds" Compliments KINNINGHAM MOTOR COMPANY Ford S;ilcs & Service Steele, Mo. Phone 201 BIXLER & STORY Lumber & Coal Co. 'This is our invitation to visit us" Steele, Mo. Compliments of GERMAN FUNERAL HOME Steele, Mo. Phone 71 Begins at 8 p.m.-Adults 50c, Children 25c Cast of Characters COOTER HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS _ . Hmcs Martin BEACH BEAUTIES: Eula Faye Malhis, Delnim Stewart, Shirley Commodoic lames Martin ngm ^ Sj ,, vla j^ E , |a J()ycc Nancc Ll ,i oim | R Mnrtm . Mrs. Van Windringham Helen Brown LIFE GUARDS....Jimmy McClure, Jimmy May, Billy Smith, Max Cindy Jean Chandler Johnson. Agatha Wllmuth Kearney BEAUTY REVIEW: Mnrlha Flowers, Charlotte O'Knne, Dorris Terry Drake Morris Cooper Cooper, Dorris Hnrrell, Georgia Stewart. Ernestine Sexton, Sue Mc- Butch Harold Dunn Clure, Sue England, Betty Joe Smith, Nor'ma Martin, Lucille Mld- Thc Gossips Mary Mercer, Sue Barger dlelon. Hotel Clerk Trutncn Hooper DIRESTOR—Vcra Jensen PIANIST— reggy Ann Wagner Compliments of SAM HAMRA Steele, Mo. Beit wishes from COOPERMAN & SONS FURN. EXCHANGE INC. Steele, Mo. WADE FURNITURE COMPANY "We Furnishe the Home Complete, With Payments you can Meet." Blvlhevillc Compliments of COOPER & LESTER'S • Cooter, Mo. PRESSER & WAGSTER DRUG CO. Drugs, Sodas. Toiletries, Proscriptions Where Quality Counts! Cooler, Mo. Compliments THE BANK OF STEELE Compliments HOLLY GIN COMPANY Capacity — Sample Turnout Cooler, Mo. LEE MOTOR SALES, INC. OLDSMOBILE — CMC TRUCKS Blytheville WRIGHT HOME FURNISHING CO. Carulhcrsvillc. i\lo. O. S. Wright—Franktc Nelson Try the new Korrt Keel! VAN AUSDALE MOTOR CO. Caruthcrsvllle, Mo. "You've seen the rest, Now look at the best" rlymoulh - DeSoto STEELE AUTO CO. Finest Watches, Diamonds & Jewelry GUARD'S JEWELRY STORE Blvthevllle POOI.E MOTOR CO. Slcclc, Mo. Phone 49 CompllmenU of JOHNNIE'S CAFE Cooler, Mo. Good food — good health Compliments of CARL BARRET Steele, Mo. Compliments of THE NEW YORK STORE Blytheville Phone 21SZ COCA COLA BOTTLING CO. Blytheville PLANTERS HARDWARE CO., INC "Home of Famous Brands" Phone 515 BlythevilU COOTER THEATRE SEMO THEATRE The Homes of Good Pictures HUFFMAN BROS. LUMBER CO. Steele, Mo. ASHER'S GROCERY Meats — Groceries Cooter, Mo. Compliments of GARRET INSURANCE AGENCY Steele, Mo. Congratulations, Seniors GESTRINGS 5c & lOc STORE Cooter, Mo. HliER'S SHOE STORE Blytheville Compliments of JORDAN'S DRY CLEANERS Cooler, Mo. CITY DRUG COMPANY Carnthersiillc, Mo. See "Adventures of Don Ju»n" with Errol Flynn, Wed., Thurs., Frld»y at R1TZ THEATRE Blytheville Compliments of DOROTHY'S BEAUTY SHOP Cooler, Mo. Compliments of HUIJHAKD & HOKE APPLIANCE CO. Blyihevillc Auto Needs Sit HOPPER & SONS CO. FIRST STATE BANK Caruthersville, Mo. We Invite Your Business KIRBY DRUG STORES Blytheville Your WALGREEN Storw CHAS. S. LEMONS FURNITURE FEINBERG'S The Fiuhlon Shop Hljtheville Compliments of RUTH'S BEAUTY SHOP Cooler, Mo. Compliments ef STEELE THEATRE \V. P. Fields, owner A manager R. D. HUGHES COMPANY Bljlhevllle Meet TOUT friends at HEIN EM ANN'S DEIT. STORE BIjtheTilte O'STEEN'S STUDIO Blythcvlllc's Oldest Studio LORENE'S BEAUTY NOOK Cold Waves — Heat Waves Cooter, Mo. DR. PEPPER BOTTLING CO. Blytheville . Compliments of NEIL'S SERVICE STA. Cooler, Mo. CITY DRUG STORE Overturf & Frakes Phone 11 Steele, Mo. FAMILY SHOE STORE Blytheville FLOYD A. WHITE & SONS, SHOES WARD'S STUDIO Porlraitfi, Commercial Work Carulncrsvllle, Mo. CompllmenU of THE COFFEE SHOP Stccle, Mo. RED'S CLEANERS Cleans Clolhen Clean Steete, Mo. MISS WHITSITT'S SHOP "Home of Mtnx Mode Jr. Drrsses Blytheville Compliments of HUBBARD FURNITURE CO. Bljthrville CompllmenU of SHADE MOTOR CO. CaruthersTille, Mo. Since 1918 AAA OFFICE EXCHANGE BUILDING A. F. Wagner, Chairman Canithersvllle Compliments »f THE REXALL DRUG STORE Quality Drug* Steele, Mo. Compliments of JIEDEL'S Bl; thevllk's best ston DELTA IMPLEMENTS INC. Farm*n Troeton

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