The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 11, 1951 · Page 3
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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1951 BLYTHEVILLE (AttK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THSEB 3 Held as Alleged Torch' Is Killed In New York Fire NEW YORK, Sept. 11. (API- Three men were charged with homicide and arson today after a city detective and an alleged "torch" in a million-dollar explosion Ed fire. oT those arrested was a clothing manufacturer, allegedly seeking to collect Insurance. The detective died as he pursued the trail of an arson plot that backfired last night into an inferno *hich wrecked building. a nine-story loft HAL BOYLE'S COLUMN He Was Just a Little Man But With a Big Problem: x Why Couldn't It Wait?' One of the alleged arsontste was taken to a hospital in critical condition with burns. The explosion—on West 181V Street Juat off Fifth Avenue—shook a large area. Damage to the building, its contents and the surrounding area may exceed $1,000,000 chief fire marshal Martin Scott said. Thirty-five pieces of fire apparatus responded to five alarms. Detectives Trail Four Shortly before the explosion at 8:30 p.m. three detectives trailed four men into the loft and manufacturing building. A drum containing 55 gallons of gasoline blew up on the fifth floor, sending building. flames throughout the Windows were shattered for blocks around, and the street was littered with glass and splintered wood Dense smoke covered the area and thousands of persons were attracted to the scene. The blaze was brought under control at 11:45 p.m., and the bodies were found on the fifth floor short time later. Timing Device Suspected Fire Commissioner Jacob Grumei and Marshal Scott surmised today that the alleged arson plot mighl have depended on a timing device to ignite the gasoline. They said that apparently too much gasoHne was used, and fumes might have been ignited prematurely by the lighting device. No timing device or fuse was found in the ruins, however. Police listed the dead as Detective James DaggeU, 38, and Moe Shapiro, one of four men alleged to have entered the building to commit arson. Homicide Charged Jnck Weiss, 67, of Brooklyn, was charged with homicide and arson as he lay at St. Vincent's hospital n serious condition with burns. Police said WeSss had been hired by Al Keshner, 42-year-old president of Keshner Incorporated, manufacturers of sports coats, on the fifth floor of the building. Keshner, a Brooklyn resident, admitted he was to have paid Weiss $1,350 after the fire was set, police said. Keshner said his concern car- rEcd $20.000 fire insurance, according to detectives, Keshner and another suspect, Jake Mayron, 59, of Brooklyn, were questioned through the night at a police station. i NEW YORK. H>)_Ha Was just > little man with a mighty big modern problem. Sunlight flooded his room—and he wished it would be hit by lightning instead. That would at least delay the ordeal he must face this day. "H-m-m-m," he said to himself he studied the mirror for the tenth time. "This suit sure does make me look older," he told himself, and made a face at hts reflection. Moodily, he strolled over and leaned out the window to get a breath of fresh air. The tree outside was beginning to lose its leaves already, and again hen felt the pressure of time upon him.- How much faster the days seemed to speed nowadays! Out of the house next door came a little, golden-haired girl of three He watched her as she toddled about the yard, sharing her lollipop with a .small strange fox terrier that wandered up. Musingly, h ought to himself how lucky she as. No cares, except to keep hoi ock clean, Jealousy Suddenly Prevails Suddenly, unreasonably Jealous o or youth and freedom, he callei iwn sharply to her:. "Tell that dog to go away!" She looked up in surprise, the: aved the lollipop at him and sail hullo." "Tell that dog to go away," h aid again, exasperated. "Why?" Never mind why. You do as 'arrier Says Postmaster General Is 'Stupid 1st Person God Created' NIAGARA. PALLS. N.Y., Sept. 11. (/PI—William C. Doherty of Cincinnati. Ohio, president of the National Association of Letter Carriers, says the postmaster general fc, "from an administrative standpoint, the stupidist person God ever created." Doherty lashed out at Jesse M. Donaldson at yesterday's session of the biennial convention of the New York state letter carriers association. He charged that Donaldson had consistently blocked all legislation which would benefit letter .carriers. He added: "This is a man who has been receiving 26 days of annual leave ever since the Democrats took over. The same man who once took a $4,000 check from the U.S. Treasury in lieu of the accumulated leave and 15 d ays for an> Cine Man Killed In B-17 Crash PSix Others Hurt As Engine Explodes ANCHORAGE. Alaska, Sept. 11. lift —A B-17 bomber crash landed 100 miles north of Anchorage yesterday, killing one man and Injuring six others. An engine exploded while the craft was flying at 11.000 feet, causing the landing. The accident was. the 14tti In a string of Alaska air disasters the past seven weeks which has claimed a toll of 95 dead or missing. Only one of the injured in yesterday's crash was hurt seriously but he is expected to recover. The wreckage of the B-n was spotted by a civilian flier after the plane had been reported missing. Para-rescue crew.s dropped al the spot and helicopters then began returning the survivors to their home Elemdorf base here. Onlj aeven persons were aboard the plane. ^The crash scene was between 5*1keetna and Summit. The Military Academy at Wes point had only 10 cadets when 1 was opened, July 4, 1802. . vho st a ted publicly that annual leave is enough man." Expect Salary Increase Doherty told the mail carriers they can expect a salary increase before the adjournment of the present congress, He said it wouU range between $320 and $400 an nually and would be granted "in spite of, and not because of, the postmaster genera!. The association head's speech came after delegates had stanipei their approval on a resolution rap ping the administration's action In reducing annual leave for posta employes. Donaldson, informed in Washing ton of DoherCy's statements, com mented: "I dn not care to get into a quar rel with a postal employe and will refrain from doing it." "Go away, dog," she said, obedl ntly. The fox terrier merely waged his '(ail and took another lap t the lollipop. "Gil!" He Shouted "Git!" came a shout from the •indow. The dog glanced up and aw a threatening figure leaning ut as If to throw something. The dog shrugged philosophically, then campcred away. "You scared him," said the little irl. And, weeping, she ran back oward her front door, crying 'Momma, Momma!" Startled, he pulled back fron he window. A feminine voice, calling from the next room, brought him back to lis own troubles: 'I'm about dressed. Are you ready, dear?" "Ready? I been ready for'lwcnl minutes," he answered crosslj What was wrong with women any way? Always asking a guy if he ready—and never ready themselve- Nervously he paced back to th mirror. He straightened his tie an gave it a vicious tug. A Quick "Peck-Kiss" I She came in then, gave him a quick peck-kiss on the cheek and said, "You look real nice. We'll have to hurry now, or we'll be late, dear." A surge of rebellion swept over him and he said stubbornly, "I'm not going. You go. and tell them I'm sEck. ^ "Well, you er your eyes," she conceded, "DW- 't you sleep well?" "I didn't sleep at all, I'm eltk. I on'l want to go. Besides, I won't now anybody there." "Well, we can come home early you want to," she said. "But you o linve to go, my. little man. He saw the iron determlnallon in •er eye.s, but hs made one last plea or escape." "I don't want to go to klndergar- €n," he said, and broke into tears. Mama, can't I please just wait »nd ;o to college Instead?" !,600 Slot Machines Seized in FBI Raids NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 11. (m FBI agents seized 1.600 slot ma chines and 100 cases of accessories n raids last night on four storage points here. J. M. Lopei. agent In charge o! jhe New Orleans FBI office, sale the machines were shipped From Texas, which recently passed a law barring possession of gambling equipment after Sept. T. Little Loss Tile sun is losing weight at thi staggering rate of 4,200,000 metrl tons per second, but it can do th! and still last five and a quarter trillion years. of Leachvllle, Arkansas, according to plat, recorded In Plat Book 1, page 69, Circuit Clerk'i office, BlythevlUt, Arkansas. All persons who claim any Interest In said !and or lien thereon, Including those defendant* named in .he Complaint, to-wit: C. B. McFar- and, Mrs. O. B. McFarland, unknown heirs at law of C. B. McPar- and, W. B. Grady, Mrs. W. B. Ora- dy. unknown heirs at law of W. E. Grady; R. M. French, Mra. Id* French; Fannie Taylor, Zona Taylor, J. L. Nance, Mary Harkey, P. El. McMUlon, as surviving Trustees for the Pentecostal Holiness Church of Leachvllle, Arkansas; all other members of Pentecostal Holiness Church of Leachvllle, Arkansas shall appear hi the above court and cause on October 12. 1651, and show cause why the title of Louis Weln- berg to said property should not be confirmed. Witness my hand and seal as Clerk of said court on this August 10, 11X11. Harvey Morris, Clerk By Ruth Ma gee n.C. • Fendler, attorney for plain- tiff. Wm. •. Radcr ait*, ad Utm. Blytheville Jr. Chamber of Commerce PROUDLY PRESENTS IN THE CHANCERY COUKT FOR THE CHTCKASAWHA niSTHICT OF MISSISSIPI'I COUNTY, ARKANSAS Louis Weintwrg. PH. vs. ' No. 11,188 C. B. McFartand, et al ,Dft. NOTICE TO QUIET T1TI.K On August 20. 1951, Louis WeSn- bcrg filed suit to quiet titlo to the following described real estate in Mississippi County. Arkansas, in the above court and cause: Lots 16. 11.16. 19 and 20, "Block C", Smith Addition to the Town l«r may Ip •*• HM dhcofltrortl oi certain ccMef ARTHRITIC OlSflll* tiountainVblky 'Mineral Water J s~ HOT SfMNCl .«»-•« Liberty Cash Grocery 501 \V. Main Phone 497 Thursday, Sept. 13 at the Blytheville Fairgrounds AFTERNOON & NITE PERFORMANCE An Outstanding Assemblage of American and International Stars of the Sawdust'Arena. 30 Clowns, the Funny Fellows from Fun Land. Shirley Temple, the World's Largest Performing Elephant. 37 - FEATURE ACTS - 37 Harry Villepon Veaux, Blindfolded on the High Trapeze. Senor Moralis Slides on His Head from the Top of the Tent on a Tight Wire. You'll see these and many other attractions in 2 hours of real old fashioned circus fun. THURSDAY IS CIRCUS DAY PROGRAM SCHEDULE KOSE 860 On Yonr Dial Wednesday, Sept. 12, 1951 HORNING 5:45—Sign On 5:45—Musical Hound-up 6:00—News 6:05—Farm Fair 6:15—Musical Roundup 6:45—Southern Gospel Singers 1:00—News 7:05— Ynwnln' In Mawnin' 8:00—News 8:15—South American Way 8:30—KOSE Kapers 9:00— Woman's Viewpoint 9:30—Meet the Menjous 9:45—Dearest Mother f):00— News iO:05—Concert Master 10:30—Meet the Band n:00—News 11:05—Farm Frolics AFTERNOON 12:00—News 12:15—Noon Serenade 1:00—Behind World News 1:05—Matinee Melodies 1:30—Here's to Vets 1:45—Navy Band 2:00—News 2:05—Hillbilly Roundup 3:00--News 3:05—Heptlme 4:00—News 4:05—Murray's Madhouse 4:30—Cisco Kid 5:00--News 5-.05—Record Rack 5:30—Scoreboard 5:45—Public Service Program 6:00—News 6:05—Evening Serenade 6:15—Sign Off *33" Only 75c Week *57» Only 1.00 Week I llmiTm , . . Wear Diamond Coupon •Prom 0 carbon . Grapeffe Hoorayl Now you can have that identification bracelet you've always wanted! It's a humdinger! 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