The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 23, 1951 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 23, 1951
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PAGE TEN Arkansas News Briefs— Legion Convention Death Due For Investigation by Homicide By TUB ASSOCIATED FRESS UTTLB ROCK—The death at an eldei-ly Pope County man. Injured fatally during the American Legion's state convention here, was being Investigated today. Capt. V. B. Thompson of the! County homicide squad said Robert N. Ellison, 73, of Dover, died ot a fractured sfctill In « government hospital licre yesterday. The officer said the man milled once before his death and said he was slugged by a "preacher" with a bottle. ElliEcm, » veteran of the Spanish-American War, was attending the Legion'* convention. He was picked up by an ambulance early Tuesday morning in front of the Legion's M. M. Eberls Post No. 1 hall. Pulaskl Coroner Dr. Howard A. Dishong first called Ellison's death a homicide, but later withdrew his verdict. He said he would withhold an official decision pending further^ investigation. THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 19M Mrs. Arkansas Contest to Be Tonight JONESBORO— The annual Mrs. Arkansas Beauty Contest will be held here Friday night. The winner will represent the state in the Mrs. America contest In September. New Radio Station Asked in Hot Springs WASHINGTON—Resort Broadcasting Inc., has asked tli* communications commission for a permit to operate a new standard broadcast station In Hot Springs. The proposed station would be operated on 590 kilocycles, power of one kilowatt, daytime hours. Arkansas Oil Output Shows a Decrease EL DORADO—The output of crude oil and condensate from 69 oil and gas pools In southern Arkansas showed a decrease In June. The Arkansas Oil. and Gas Commission said yesterday that pio- ductlon in June totaled 2,463,360 barrels, compared to 2,470,050 barrels In May. This was a drop of 6,090 barrels. GLIDER WITH A MOTOR—Making its first public appearance al National Air Slices in Detroit, Mich., was the C-122 powered glider, above, manufactured by Chase Aircraft Co.. Trenton, N. J. Built originally as a gliUcr to carry troops and cargo, ihe engines were added to enwle the craft to take-off and return to its destination. € ; Gambling Woman Bank Teller Charged with Embezzling 34 Polio Cases Reported in State in Week LITTLE ROCK—Thirty-four new cases uf Infantile paralysis wure reported In Arkansas (or the Week ended Aug. 18. This was double the total of the previous week, said the Arkansas Health department. The total cases for the year tn Arkansas rose to 1T2, 15 more than for the corresponding period of 1950, Dean Morley Sued for Divorce m Little Rock IATTLE ROCK—Arkansas Revenue Commissioner Dean R. Morley has been sued for divorce. j'Mrs. Mablc C. MorlcVj hLs estranged wife, liled for divorce here yesterday. She charged general Indignities and asked for custody of their 12-year-old son, Dean III. People Will Pay for Education, Me Math Says STUTTGART—"The people of Arkansas want an adequate edu- ; cational program "and they are willing to pay for It," says Governor McMath, : "Most of the legislators are, loo," said the governor here yesterday, "and between now and the next (legislative) scuslon. we will get together on one." The governor spoke nt> tlio 11 dedication of :a newly paved/ stretch of Highway 79 between Stuttgart and Clarendon, Some 400 persons heard the address. McMath varied from his text in recent appearances In which he has been critical of the 195L General Assembly for failing to endorse his educational program. HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Aug. 23. ) —A comely woman bank teller j who says she bet heavily on horse races has been charged with em- -w!en!cnt of -V3 d .GO'>. The charge against Mrs. Martha Elizabeth ytokeo, UU, was announc-ed today by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Her husband, Herbert, 33, was charged with aiding and abetting her. Both waived preliminary hearing whet] arraigned before Municipal Judge Lloyd Darnell in the absence of a U. S. commissioner. They were released on bond pending action In a federal court. Mrs. Stokes is acciLsco! of taking money from the Arkansas Trust Company, Hot Springs b'ank In which she had worked For 10 years. M. W. McFiu-liti. special n'jenl in harge of the Little Rock FBI of- ice, said she had taken the entire urn since Dec. 1, 1950, by falsifying „!•»• . ... • : ' .?y in hoi ash drawer and withholding dc- sils. A shortage in the bank's lumls vrvs discovered after a depositor complained about getting back check marked "insufficient funds.' McFarlin'sEiid Mrs. Stokes adinlt- ,ed taking the money in amounts ranging from $500 to $4000 ant ilmt stie and her husband, told o: jetting most of It on. races, elthe: at Oaklawn Park here or througl bookmakers. Bonds o| $10,000 for <Mrs. Stoke and $5.000 for Stokes were by Stokes 1 father, Kelly Stokes ot Springs. Convicts Back At Old Jobs Strike Ended; They Eat Again SALEM, Ore., Aug. 23, ffP}— Ccn- cUs were back at work at Oregon State Prison totlay,- their eight-day •ill-clown strike ended. The prisoners ^truck Tuesday of ast week. They sild Guard Lt. Morris Race used bnitality (n breaking fight between , two convicts. Passenger Train Run to Be Halted LITTLE ROCK, Aug. 23. (AP) — Tlie Rock Islaid Railway has been authorized to ciscoiHinue its single daily passenger train between LUUo Rock and Hot, Springs. Tlie Arknnsa* Public ervice. Commission gave the authority in a unanimous dedsjon yesterday. Abandonment ot the service was protested by representatives ot both cities last May 24. But. the PSOsaid that, except for one year, passenger business on the trip had decliied steadily since the cod of World War II. Hamilton Moses Named in Action Over Property He Denies Oweing On Land RFC Seeks Through Proceedings LITTLE ROCK, Aug. 23. W't—C. Hamilton Moses, president of the Arkansas Power and Light Co. and Texas Oilmali Roy Sttirgis have been named m a garnishment proceeding filed by the Reconstruction Finance Corp. The RfC filed the action yesterday In federal district court here in an effort to satisfy a judgment of $10,103.99 against official 1 ! of the defunct Concrete Products Co., Fort Smith. Sturgis, Dallas lumberman, operator and broker, and Mose were described in the suit as ap parent holders of property belong ing to Oresta Wilklns of Littl Rock, an official of the concrct company. The government seeks Monde Arkansas Bride's Body ound; Husband Is Arrested >P After two days Warden George George Alexander locked prisoners Singapore Becomes City SINGAPORE W*/— This British crown colony municipality Is officially going 'to become a "city." Letters patent from King George VI so declaring will be handed over soon by Governor Sir Franklin obtain the property. Tin government agency said it ! "has reason to believe" that Moses and Sturgis are in possession of land and land equities belonging to Wilklns. \Vilkiit5 Bought Lund Wilklns bought about 100,CGt> acre.s of land in "twenty or more" Arkansas counties Feb. 7 and June 28 of this year for about $100,000, Uie RFC said. Wilkins was described by the RFC s "trustee, agent, partner, copartner or acting in some fiduciary capacity for Moses and Sturgis." When Informed of the RFG's action, Moses said: "I don't owe him tWilkSnst a dime. I am not associated with SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 23. <#>— ollce today arrested the husband t a blonde Arkansas bride whose idly-decomposed body was found i a weed-thatched backyard. James SpatheU was arrested af- er the body of his wife, Helenj 33, was discovered. . - . A preliminary autopsy failed to ndicate the cause ot death." Horn Ic We rnspec tor Tom Can ill laid she "probably had been murdered." Other investigators said it app eared possible she had be en smothered or strangled. She ap- >arently had been dead more than a month. Spatheis, 36. a civilian truck driver for the Army, crossed his heart and told Cahill: "I swear to God sir, I don't knovi anything about it." Homicide inspector Ralph McDonald said , the woman left her home In North Little, Ark., May 18. She came here and was marriec to Spatheis 10 days later. Mrs. Spatheis' body was found by 12-year-old Mike Hoffman, who spotted some golden blonde hair In shrubbery. Police said they had contacted Spatheis last month about his wife Mr. Sturgis In this land buying. Al the land belongs to Mr. Sturgis. Records at the land office revea that about 100,000 acres oi Ian in twenty counties—mostly tax de llnquent property—has been pur chased by Wilkins/Of the acreage all of it is in the name of Sturgl except for about 800 acres whicl is listed in the name of Moses. The case is the result of litiga lion following a loan of $90,000 t the defunct firm by a Fort Sniit bank in 1947. The RFC took ove the loan, and later won a judgmen in Sebastian Chancery Court for an unpaid balance of $75,615.34. hen her mother, Mrs- J. O. Robin>n, and her sister, Mrs. T, W. Mta- m, both of North Little Roe*, role that they hadn't heard from ic bride. Inspector -Jack Aliern said at th** .me Spatheis told police: "We had a little fight and &hft 'alked out on me." SQUARED AWAY-Ready for action at his Pentagon desk is Adm. William M. Feehleler, th*^ v new chief of Naval operatiorijjl Fechteler is known as a "battleship" admiral who advocates a strong Naval air arm. their cells mrt cut off their meals. Mos{. of the irisoners weie without fond until Tuesday night when the strike broke after a member of i the prison grievance committee assured the warden the men would return to work. Race, over whom the trouble started, was "ui vacation." Alexan- tlcV said. When lie returns, he will be ns.styned—at temporarily— to work outside^ the walls. .The convicts saSil they wouldn't go back to work If Race remained inside the prison. Crimson. Simjipnve's constitution Is to remain urrhanged for the present. but th€ way may be eventually cleared for the election of mayor. \ Read Courier News Classified Ads. New Low Prices! I V V* • I kWwV I | IV^«J • doubt today. Alexander abolished it when the min struck. But he conferred with'its lenders to end the strike. Two men. who Alexander said were ringleaders of the strike, still were In solitary last night. The striking convicts had demanded Whether the, convicts will retain I that Iliey be released trom solitary their grievance committee was in as a condition of returning to work. Hollywood (Continued from Page 8) concerned more with remembering what NOT to say, than what to say. In order to get the leading lady from one part of the stage to another, she is given starting blocks and a track coach. This plays havoc with the Hollywood s!nr who has to say: "Wait till you see this beautiful doll, so poised, so well-dressed!" The doors open, she Is Jet-propelled onstage: dishevelled, make-up smeared, zipper still undone, panting. She looks awful, but she has just set a world's record. An hour before airlimc. the autor has a WHOLE hour to relax. ("Don't worry, it'll be alt right!") He, of course, must cat, dress, make up and be ready In nn hour . . the rest of the time (three seconds) he can relax. The cameras ran'l move :i as Ihe humans, and so Ihe problem has been solved hv putting lliousanrfs of cameras all over tlic slsge. When the stsr runs from one scene (n Another, l\c lias to rim a obstacle ronrst. dorlcine cameras, ! ducking bourns, hnrdline legs, trlnpini: over wires and cables, wheels anri visitors. AH the time the show Is ?oing on. the ramrramcn use tin intercom system to talk to each other and tu th/* director in the eonlrol booth. AH the time he's mnking love to the leadinsr lariv. the star i-an h«?ar: 'T can't hit bim with Ni 2. K ; ll No. 1 and switch to No. 4.' It's disconcerting Six Floors l^i If he wants to go to his dress- ing room, he'll find It six floors above the studios; The elevator operator is gone and In the hour allotted to his "relaxing," he climbs six floors four times looking for the Usher In Charge of Kws. By n IT time, everybody looks' like ; tcd Allen. Everybody Is assured that as soon ns the red light goes on at the start of the prog mm, n Ittle hidden cell of ndrcnnlln will pour resources of energy, trAnsform- ng the actor Into n ball of fire.' Tlie show goes on and the actor's only source of hope lies In the fact that he only hns to worry hnlf the time. The other half, the cameras will cut off his heart nnywny. The show Li over anil suddenly he Is alone, bounder) by an fralc, Impatient usher anxious to lock the ressinjf room door and go home. So stay west, young man, stay west. Or you too will come back to Hollywood convinced thnt "Movies are better than ever," Pussies Ro// Carpet For Italians SYDNEY f.-V—Sincp World War II ended, about SOO.noO migrant- have been nac'-*.cd t^ito Ausrr^lh More ihan ?5.000 of them are Italians. The Italians are proving cood "New Australians"—ns the "Old" Australians c^ll the newcomers Australia and Italy last December germed on an immigration scheme un^er which t^ie two eovcrnmcnts will assist about 15.000 Italians to mi?rate to Australia each year lor the next five vear*. Sir John Storfty. Australian rtuMiialKl and chairman of the Commonwealth Immigration Plan- nine Council, recently reported on his return from a Euroncan tour '•There is in Italy a rich goldmine available to Australia of hard- workinc aud camnpbfe people. ;vifl abilities cov«rinu a ran-ze of activities, which r \ufltralia needs Sn Urge numbers." 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