SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER' 16, 1933 BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE From Plow to Prison Withjkrvey Bailey ' : " • ^' r ~ """ America's No. 1 'Bad Mon' Regan Life In Rural Missouri. EDITOR'S NOTE: Tills Is Ihf "I of iwo slories on the caiwr of auey Bailey, notorious criminal j Til (iiiifoK. who faces (Ha) for ipine al Oklahoma City on Men•V. SHU. 18. UV ROBERT TA1.1.F.V NKA Service Writer I'.'s n far cry from Die prosaic | (•• of a favm boy In Hie I* of northern Missouri to llml "the most dangerous criminal I i the nation." but Harvey Bailey j is traveled that road and now, i '•. W, tin; law has closed in on ills | ueer of outlawry which lias been • it most spectacular Hie southwest, known .since the days of Jesse inies. Clnlijed to n n iron cot in n cell Oklahoma City's jail Is this sn-j 'r-desperado. kldnaptr. jnil break-, machine gun filler anil bank! .r^r who is !iie prize catch in r,-i federal government's new war I i crime. He faces trial in fed- al court there on Sept. 18 for .e kidnaping of Charles F. Ur- hel, Oklahoma oil millionaire, for _ I now release a ransom of S200.000' 1 is .<::iid to have been paid. Uncle Sam. warned by Bailey's I .cent single-handed escape from 1.death cell in the Dallas. Tex., j il, is inking no chances this lime. _ only is Bailey handcuffed and i I'ackled in such a mnnnr-r that he ;n hardlv move, but guards med wilh machine guns sm 1 und Ihe jail to prevent any pos- 1 MHly of Bailey's escape or his | scue by members of his band. Looks llelie Vk'iousnebs And what sort of a man is this I liley — who is accused as the -rain?" of a huge kidnap ring, en suspected In tlie Lindbergh se: who has been identified as e ringleader in the biggest hank bbery on record and as a ma| line aim killer in the Kansas ty Union Station massacre of j ur officers and who was the lead- of the daring break of 11 con- ns from the Kansas state peni- niiorv list Memorial Day? J When Harvey Bailey is brought to court at Oklahoma City to nn- •er for the Urschel kidnaping, 1 ectatnrc and jury will see a man i 'r HirTerent from the type that | nild be implied by his reputation "the most dangerous criminal the nation"—the description "11 him by Asst. U. S. Att'y- f n. Joseph B. Kecnan. ill charge the federal government's war on underworld. Country Buv—Gone Wrong I Instead of a shifty, scowling ndil they will see a big, powerful I in with graying hair and ab'.and ille. Attired in a tuxedo, he could sily fit into any social event and ike himself perfectly til home in , e role; in golf loss, he would • ike a good coaipanion for a four- aie for he loves the game and ' ivs it well. Bailey's life story Is another epic the country boy who went to I e city and made good in a big iv—onlv. in this case, the coitn- | ; boy turned to crime instead of legitimate pursuits. I Back in Sullivan county. Mis| jrl. Bailey's father and mother II till the small farm on which I : was born and where he grew up | a big. good-natured boy who al- ys did well in school and made 'ends with everybody. He left me al an early age to tnke a | onion's job on a railroad. War Buddies Swerved Course [he Wo-lrl War came along and | iiley joined Ihe army and went 1 thr front. That's where he j aiied to play the machine gun — I'd Iheic he mot some young re- lits from Chicago who were to j iy n big pavl in his life later on. I (Hi them, he formed some fast r-mlshins. | Home from the war Bailey came, lonzer a farmer Imy or a young Ircad fireman, but a six-foot. weighing more than 200 FACING TRIAL AS " NATION'S .V'OGf DMKEWXJG CRiMINAL! IUM PERFORMANCE Harvey Bailey, America's No. 1 "bad man," Is shown above with sk etches thai trace his career. Determined to thwart any atlemp t to escape from Oklahoma City's jail, nuthoiitics not only chained Bailey to his cot in a semi-nude condition, but also placed nn iron bar between his hnndculls in sucl a manner that he could not Bel his hands together. NEXT WEEK at Blytheville's Theatres lie- rcsnly \v;ini,s. [lie lovu of ( sweetheart. How cJicimihiat ' come to u cl'imix lo died I t]:ippmc.s.s yivu.s tht .screen ; • i Hisuiil ilrumniic iiUwoM. it is i t.uricti. THE Players of nuusual prominence, ard ranny of them, will be seen i:i the drama. "Don't Be in Love", exciting story o! the ruce tracks, •larriiiB Lew Ayros, opening at tin- Roxy Theatre Sunday. In the picture, which gives Ayres one of the yieatesl opportunities to display his .acting ability shite l:is memorable performance in "All Quid on Ihe Western Front", there are 14 rolos of iniswi'tance, outside of the starring part,, and each one is played by un actor of great popularity on Ihe screen. Ginger Rogers, sparkling red Something new in screen atlrac Iviiis is offered in "Men Mils fight" which opens al the Rux "licutie on Tuesday lor n dm- 'i.iiy run. Dinna Wynv.'nnl, U'wi i Sinn-, Phillip': Holmr.s. May Rob lien nnd liiilh fc'ehvyn are Hi' j j.'alured players. The picture at- Cilrl". appears opposite Ayres as I -tmpts tc depict condition' 1 in ib sweethearl v.ho ivies to w'.n-ihis connliy ac rlu- outbreak -il 1-im away from a gambling career, u now was 1 , presumably in 1011. Charlw Orap'iwln. Shirley Orey,; Conlrn-iiing the vat of llm pi-;: ;.nd Merna Kennedy are featured | v-ith the war of Ihe future, Hie in the supporting casl. ' story mainly conceins Ihe elforis "Don't Bet on Love" lolls Vie \ o. a woman who has losl her lover .'.lory of a young plumber who has i through one war. lo prevent !i< 1 ' with the horses and tries to|;.or from beip.y forced Into ser- headed actress who recently i.ained unusual recognition by her work in "42nd Street". "Gold Dlg- 1'trs of 1933" and "The Furily n.ake it 'a career, against the is of his father and his sweetheart. After a meteoric career at the tracks, he finds himself a bis lime gambler, but lacks whal Vife through false patriotism. I3y picturing Ihe terrors' of the warfare of the fi-lure. it becoint'S a powerful and sliniiif dumuilic argument against wur. uaranee U all motor hl*l* p<lbli»h»d pctut* rkHngt and gca you coukl Muly ••• th« *up*fi- VtitT o< Phillip. 66. You woul i) inatuitly un<»»»lrfco' tkl> grMl»r gMolin« glti*. p«p running, mora mil** p«x Mad NO KNOCK I ' oi v«gu« el&lma About oufeUnding anti-kzw«k, OtticUl ••thod ban ui u\tt-knock v«lu« >qu*l K 70 ocUn»." Tow THE RITZ .he introduced as "Mr. White." The | their regular screen program they latter, Bailey said, was a real estate man "who was seeking » quiet place in the country to recuperate from a nervous breakdown." Bailey weni back lo Chicago and soon thereafter "Mr. White" was identified as Fred Burke, notorious killer and alleged operator of the machine gun in the St. Valentine Day massacre. Officers were tipped off by an amateur sleuth who ran a filling station and had recognized Burke from a picture in a defective magazine. When the officers surprised Burke as he slcp in a farm house near Milan. Mo., they found a machine gun and two automatics at his beside, ready for instant use. Later. Burke was convicted of the inti: rx>lice: risen. On Sunday the Rltz will pre- Thrills and mystery vie with rent another of the feature al-1 screaming eomocly situations. Tru- Iractions when in addilion tojcy'-s otitwlillng of the district nl- torney with the unidentified nickels, (he faking of X-ray plates to slioiv injuries as a lawsuit, basis and other ambulnntc.-clmscr methods are exiwsed in detail In th picture. Among the comical liigli- lawyi'r's desperate widow from re- the damage suit will present the World's Fair Minstrels which includes an all star cast of nationally known radio artists who have just com- D'eled 54 weeks of broadcasting from Chicago stations m lite in-J spots are tho t' rest of the Century of Pro- efforts to keep gross, under the ]iersoiial direction ! marrying before <*n't poMibty buy uiy blgtui anti-kmo«k kt th* prio* o! PbUUp.66. ., Ki«nti youi U» ti»« yoy buy It- • uk you to tzy |u«t on* Unk' of j?liilHp« 69 . . .'b*c*4uw . tigiuM irt pUo* ol h»m and fau^c aliiiu . . . b*c*UH nUUcHu'oi nkilWd utd ftt«iv<Uy cu»l0>i«» bought fiy» hundred u>'d brariry-nii^* million 1 82S.OOO.OOO)o»ll 0 ni oi Phillip* 86 pioducU i» th» iut t«*lv* eolith* .- . . 'b*OBUB« y«u ort higbM U.t (gwVity 63.1* *? 67. V) »nd high*i k • without paying k ' •bout "r£ih Urt," w« gir* you . »m-m, .,.—. ..^.i-, .. .«,— •net gravity figuiM. And **t*rt- tit Oranf* »M Bl*3I .6$ ikii •acw! dtivui h*ia notlcid haw Th*i U th« tat^^Ufl^iit wijr to fiaii numb.i. climb »1.«dlly out hmr.Kueli »o«Uryo« M.»». r'utb>wMth*rartnn.aBU- Tk*t U tk* nuct-rali** .wn to gnm. m\t m. tkl» tm bovr COKTBOtiEL VOLATIUXT. ytw**»d 'by Tk»t U A. L ou» •li ,w«r • Comforts of the Broad, a veteran min-1 for the death of her husband comc s You will see and hear | up: the comical bargain with the ol Billy stieler. r.'.cb. stars as Dan Holt, Georgia Cotton Blossom"; "The undertaker: Fred t examination Hughes, the golden voiced tenor; Jimmy Bowman, formerly with "The Blue Grass Boys"; Jack Housch. Jack Davis, Tommy Seo;t. Jack Kennedy. William Hough 'itnd Marie Palri. These artists v.ith such well have known appeared oryaniza- a howling quence. the riotous physical of Herman Dins, and roller skating rink se- Thc handsome Gary Coopjr.star- red in a role that lils him- like a glove. A startling new srrren dircovrrv in Frances Fuller, feminine lend. ican Home irder of a SI. Joseph. Michigan. | lions as Al G. Fields. Honey Boy, Thousands of colorful costumes iceman and sentenced to life in >'vnns and Lasses White. They.;,,^ equipages of Ihe early 1900's a weigh ir. /••Is' and !'»•<••. cr Ihe .VfW a linn well world seasoned for had to otTer. Bv 'this lime Bailey had Quit i cl " cr dn » cin S and riotous jol Cl.lca»c- S gangs. orRnnizcd an out- . ^ ^"^ screen all,a --... i.°_j ~r \,-,, «,,.., ,.1,1 t,,r,™,i i= Her Bodyguard", featuring .iaw hand of his own and turned bank robber on a big scale. In Sep- temer, 1Q30—according to witnesses who have since identified him— he was the ringleader in (he S2.- veloped a desire to see some of | [ war-time buddies. So he bought on:'-way ticket for Chicago and this |x>im Ills whole career ned. Kiim Runner to r.anjslrr j e .n Chicago. Bailey found his for- I -r army acquaintances engaged •- underworld nurstiits and through 'tn began I'.is criminal career. brcame a liquor runner for n •ndicate." smuggling whisky from imln by auto, and made money .t. His iiiherenl Iraits of lead- hio soon majiifeslcd thetnselvcs d he rose rapidly to a position ijowcr among Chicajo's gang- rhmigh a member of the undn.r- r ] d. Bailey liked to play the rt of a gentleman. His excellent glish—which he seldom drops • underworld slang — stood him good stead when he donned his f knickers and apiwared al i ne of UK most exclusive courses the city. He liked lo live at xl hotels and put on all the oul- appe«rauces of wealth and rc- emcnt. 3y 1929, Bailey was deep In the -rets of Chicago's gan^ leaders d in February' of that year came i St. Valentine Day massacre in I itch seven gangsters were lined agaiiat a garage wall nnd [ ; iwed down by a machine gun. Pal of Notorioos Burke „ short time after thl s crime, ^,'ty returned to his rural Mls- 1 prosenl 40 minutes of singing.' nga i ns[ a "background of" thirty I lavishly designed sets. | A whimsical story of love and romance interwoven witli golden Ihrcnds of humor and sony. Those are only a tw of Ihe elements that contribute lo the entertainment value of Paramount's "One Sunday Afternoon." which opens Thursday at the Rit/. The- 1s cast as the private dc-' ntre. bank I'-'clive assigned to guard Miss 1 An umi s«ally fine cast supports robberies .Oibson. a famous stnsc star. Al the slar and his leading woman — In Juiy 1D32. Bailey was sur-! r '*l Miss Gibson fumes al having ' Nc)] Hamilton. Pay Wray. lioscoe iri^.Hl bv detectives while playing » bodyguard, then discovers that! Knfrns. Sam Hardy. Jane Darwell. Kanffis City course and • s '"' ? 'Ikes it. ttam then on. it Is I Elizabeth Patterson and Clara A short time later he a game of hlde-and-scek. Miss Blandtng. a lime on the farm. Bailey OC0,000 robbery of the Lincoln Na- tiorml Bank of Lincoln. Neb., Ihe nt ^ largcsl on record. He was also accused of a siring of other ' "~ allraction Bodyguard", featuring Ed- '.nund Lowe and U'ynr.e Gibson. It is the story ol a rqmance be- t'.vcen a beautiful stage slar and the private detective os-sigtied b} r jealous "sugar daddy" to guard golf on w'as'sentenced lo 10 to 50 years in Olbson and Lowe do the hiding. I A s] , cci;i i jiu ra ciLun at'(he RiU the Kansas penilcntiary for the '-'in Edward Arnold and Allan! Tnu ^ (!ay I]!ljhl wll , - - -S robbery of tlw Citizens limcharl doing Bank at Ford bodge. Kan. At that.'-1 winds up time, he was identified in court as : -lighter, the leader of the S2,000.000 Lin-' Ihe in seeking. a frenzy fnsr , icin coin bank robbery. The day before Bailey was sen- 11 ! short, presented by the leading lo of | cal merchants, with Muss Ola Bob i Harris in charge. Authenlic motl- 1 el s of the latest stylos for fnll "The Nuisance." with Lee Tracy j and W j,, lcr w m IK- included in the a high-pressure, ambulance- clothes lo be worn Madge Evartj has the feminine I wxt Saturday. tcnced lo'prison, one of his allor- chasing shysler lawyer in a whirl neys. J. Earl Smith, of Tulsa, OMa.,| of comical and exclling adven- Zam . G rev - s latest roaring ont- s-i's lured to a lonely road by a lures, is the attraclion coming joor romance of Ihe Wesl, "To fake lelephone call, beaten and Tuesday to the Rtlz Theatre^ _ I the Last Man." comes to the Hit? murdered. The crime has never "- j — been. cleared up. led Daring Prison Break On Memorial Day. 1933, Bailey. ;ed 10 olher desperate convicts In n darin? escape from Ihe Kanias penitenllary. kidnaping Ihe warden and two guards and holding them — a-- IwEtntcs until they were rcleas- Meyer, Herman Bing. Samuel Hinds A wisely ed in the Oklahoma hills several and Syd Saylor. lead as the girl detective, and the cast also features Frank Morgan • Rapid action, lender love, J«al- hatred and n fam davs later -_ | comprised of Randolph Scott. Es Tracy p!ay s an ambulance-chas- ther Ralston. Buster Crabbc, Jack With Bailey at liberty again, ing lawyer whose trumped-up law LaRue, Noah neery. Fuzzy Knight •<fnes began to happen. There was suits arc costing a street car com- Muriel Kirkland.^ Barton MacLan siring of bank robberies through- p»ny a fortune. A girl detective and Gail PatncK. interprets th -I the southwest, then the ma- is set to trap him. bul totcad falls slorj,', players ri-ine gun murder of four oHIcers In love wilh him. and finally mar- , feud. The principal player al Kansas City when desperadoes vies him s o that she won't have to splendid Job In giving the attempted lo eflect the release of testify against him'. She Is jailed that quality of rcaUm to npted captured pal sllfy against — - — ^ and, finally, the as a perjurer, but the clever shy- such a plot 1s entitled. piclnr whlcl irfcommunity with a moil whom ( his palatial daring kidnaping of 'urschel from:.-Mr slops traffic r-.v legal technl-j Oklahoma City home-] caltttes until he rescues her. I Read courier News want Ad IT IS a well-known (acl that, home for home, the American household has more comforts and conveniences than that of any other nation. In foreign lands the modernized dwelling is found only in the better sections of the larger cities. In America, even in remote rural districts, you find the radio, the vacuum gleaner, washing machines, up-to-date heating sys- Icms, telephones and numberless labor-saving appliances. There is a well-kept look about , residence, store or outbuildings with an atmosphere of prosperity and content. Did you ever slop to realize why this is so; how this condition was brought about? It is largely due to advertising. And a big share of the credit belongs to newspaper advertising. Stop and think how many of the foods you eat, the things you wear and other articles entering into your every-day life, you first heard of through newspaper advertisements, You will then realize what a part they do play, or should play, in your daily life. Read the advertisements in the newspapers regularly and thoroughly, if you are not already doing so. They mean more to you than you can tell.
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