The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 19, 1947 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 19, 1947
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THURSDAY,'.JUNK in; 10.17 Bribery Case Takes Mew Turn Witness, Nephew of May, Denies Knowing Who Owned Company WASHINGTON. June 19 (UP) — ' A nephew ol man Andrew cl'jfV'ert in (In- ei-»ui! (ho former Congress,J. May yosterdiy Miiy-Onrswii briu- testimony he hud BT,YTTTRVIU,K (ARK.) COllRlKfl NRWS Tavern Keeper Admits Slaying Children; Wants to Die, Too jury sibnut his uncle's connections \vilh :i lumber conijjanv, Tiie firm, the Cumberland Lumber Co.. i s n jiivctiil point in the I rial of M;v.- and tlie Garsso'i Brothers—Henrv M. and Murray in Federal Court. The government ehnri'rs the coniixiny wns set up hi- the G.irssons Io .do'ak bribes to MKV for his fuvors to them as ivnrtimc chairman of the House Military Affairs Conniilttee. Tiie nephew. A. J. (Little Jack) May, \ra s asked during government n-oss - examination today —, „ , IL whether his un.-!r> ever had lolil, take my children away." hill' 'Aho owner' the, companv :md n '" -•••-•- • MIAMI, pla., June 19. iUPt — Tavern keeper Chris Husscll who tried silicic!,- after killing his t.vo children In fear they would be taken from his custody pleaded today for the death in the electric chair "so I cnn be nenr my children." The 59-year old Russell was cap- Hired as he pulled the trigger of an empty pistol aga'.nst his head. He. had lircd all the bullels at Mr. and Mrs. Walter P. Wolfe, his neigh-' ors who were to be the complaining witnesses against him in Juvcnilu court. 'Ihe Wolfcs who had objected to the tavern atmosphere in which Russell's two children lived were in critical condition. Russell saUl that he killed his daughter. Peggy. 11, a vid his son, John, (i, with n toy baseball bat as they slept. "They asked me to kill them." Russell sobbed to police. "They said they would rather die than go Io the home- Wolfe and his wife were always bothering me. iml ) trying to •~ wcnl back In tlie bedroom nnd saw the children lying still. "I hugged nnd kissed them nnd cried, nnd then I [I'll ;islcop on the hed with Ihein." When he awoke Ruwell suld he went to the Invern where he found tin- gun. By (his lime Die Woltcs entered and he emptied Ihe pistol at them. Three Accused of The/Is From Maritime Board MC'EILl!. Alii., June 1<1. (UP) The FBI charged three men lod i\ if the former Kenhivky 'losLslainr ever hml |ol,| him li? owned slock in it. Th- nephew renlietl. "no". ID l-rth questions. Then prosecutor William A. Paisley asked: "Didn't yon tell the grand jury lhat 'I knew he had stock hut I ilor.'t. know where it came from 1 ?" "Litlle .lack" said lie did not rc- !ne:nl)i-r ilia!. Tlie ne,)l«-w look charee of the hiu-hcr cor.ipiny's operations near Wiiiteshinv'. Ky.. on June S. 1914. He '.oUl thr: court he never had nnid his unrln anything otlt of the ban!: Txvoimi or from sales of lumber." •H" said his wife handled the recounts for him and he knew little about the payroll records or th';.b:m;< account. m«nwhi]n, " ln j'iry was told that Hie siifltk-n collanse of a defense wil-^-. in iiiri trial may make .it ner^,nrv for the jii>'a:c "antl counsel (o visit him in thn hospital. JiKl:;e Ileiu-y A. Peliwcinhaut tolrt the jurors thai Die witness. Joseph P. Freeman. mi£ht recover enough to connote his (i-siiiuonv later. II he does not. tile jnrtse said, atlor- nevs rnr both sides and Sclr.vcin- hnut will KO to t!>e hosoital, leav- ina ihe in-'v l-ehind. Th» .indue would tell the jury Freeman said. Panama Hats Cleaned & deblocked Fur Remodling The Johns Shop 583 W. Main wltli Mi-iillng M.2CO worth of sun-' plies ami navigation equipment from n nuirittme commisKion tanker to outfit the Navy LCI they' bought from (he novel iniu'iil Io CAit bananas between Miami :md Central America. Sloros and iKivi(;ntion instrument.; were found aboard the vessel which had been named the ••M.uiagiin" tmciiT Uondurnn registry. Special Anenl J.'J. oieason salil that sebort Z. Scotl. formerly of Porl Arthur. Tra., and Charles n. Carey of Rochester, N, Y.. wen- released under $1.C00 bond. The ar- rcsl ol John J. Clllbane, formerly ol St. I/,nii s is expected momenta 1 .'- iiv. (he Pin suirt. Old? Get Pep, Vim With IRON: plus supplement* ' CAI.CHVM, VI1AMII* b] MEN. WOMEN M£ Sn^Z'.'i' III Itau-ird, 'ix*» t>;»i-i CuiHiiiu loeiig vftt-u . . tiuu I-:AI. MUM-:\ — !( u.l. MK. ....... ,->• ^ ul till ilruj stotu 7.500 Workers to Fly To Alaskan Building Jobs i SAN FRANCISCO (TIP) _ Pail Amerimn World Ainvavs plans to 1 fly 2S(!o men from Seattle to Pair- hanks. Alaska. Iliis year in one of the UirL'esf mass movements oi conslruc-ti'm workers by commercial air c.vrier. M"n arr hein? r'-cruilcd l.hrou^U- nut i lie United States by several Se.iiHn firms lir.der contract (o the U. S. Army Engineer Coros. for work on lrrrr> ouilding installations nf'.ir Fairhnnk.'i. A srrie:; of IHahts will conlinuc thioin:h^ie .st>:inLT an r l early stmi- ;nrr. T?v men ni:ike the l.TCO-miie trip in eiiTlit hours. le!ivin« Seatlle oin? morniiiii and reporting for work ihe nexl. Russell's estranged wife. Beltv. si as reported in Now York City where she telephoned police that she was en route Io her home in Kershnw. s. C. She said that her mother and a sister were en route here to arrange funeral services. niissell lived with his children In a tiny cottage back of the inn. Tfn was to appear in Juvenile Court, to show cause why Jils two children should not be committed to a home. Shortly before the killings mis- j sell said he had a "serious lalk" ' with the youngsters. They told him. I he said: " ' "Kill us daddy; we don't. Wiinl to live without you." Russell watted until tliey fell asleep. First he couldn't find the gun so he battered the children with the bat. "I hit Johnny first and then I iiit Peggy," Russell said, "r looked for the gun again Io kill myself. I PILES Hurt Like Sin! But Now I Grin Thonsanilj change groans to grins. Ua« a tlortorg formula (o relievo dJscomioll (on > 4 Ca jl S * nt < J, ru Sf lsts b v noted Tlmrn- palllallve relief of l "lioln. r ?tch.°ffri}atloi? * c ™ ds to soften, shrink swelling. Uao fosiiories todiiy. Follow 1 -.el ilireclJimi" >or sn'i at ul] drill; slort: ' . n rtd everywher ICE COLD! WoferiBelon Red Ripe and Delicious Blytheville CURB MARKET 130 K. Main Phimc 07.'! Jncfore you throw aw;iy a. pairj »uf shoes briiijr them to us and> J we'll tell you wllat we can <ln* .with them to make them sive* »yuu more wear. 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