The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 25, 1956 · Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 1956 BLYTHEVn.I.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE NIN1 Western States Set Up Agency To Combat 'Intercity' Criminals By P. D. ELDRED SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A local hoodlum sees a chance for a profitable robbery. Instead of pulling it himself, he "cases" the job and telephones complete information to friends in a distant city. They fly to the scene, commit the crime and, in a matter of hours, are safely back home. Policemen tab this as one of the* toughest types of crime to solve, They have good files on their loca criminals, but nothing on the out of-towners who did the job. Feder a] agencies do not figure In it be cause it's a "local" crime. Now, after years of effort, offi cers in a. score of Western communities have taken the first con crete step toward creating a super police intelligence network to col lect and distribute information about intercity criminals. It cuts right across state lines. The new agency will be headec by San Francisco's Police Chiel Frank Ahern and will center the California State Bureau Criminal Identification and Inves tigation in Sacramento. 90 Per Cent of Operation "Information is 90 per cent our operation, and this thing is dedicated to furnishing information," Ahern describes H. Twenty-six law enforcement offi cials, representing key cities in the vast area from the Pacific Coast east to the Mississippi River participated in the organizing conference in San Francispo. St.Louis, Denver, Seattle, Las Vegas, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Reno, San Diego and Portland were among them. Ahern estimates It will take two or three months to get the bureau into full operation. This is the first such agency set up by state and local law enforcement groups. Detailed Files Capt. James E. Hamilton, head of the Los Angeles Police Department's intelligence unit, explains tho aim: Local departments always have kept detailed files on the robbers, con men and other underworld characters living in their own city. They know the comings and goings, the habits and the operating methods of these people, but even large intelligence units, such as in Los Angeles, have never had enough information on the floating criminal, the hoodlum with out-of- town connections. The Sacramento center is designed to fill the gap by exchanging information among police departments all over the West; possibly eventually nationwide, with accurate files on criminals everywhere. Local and state officers expect close cooperation with the FBI. INVENTOR Simon Lake, American nav architect, was the inventor of the even-keel type of submarine tor- HOW LONG'S HE BEEN THERE?—Last Dec. 14 > truckload of pigs overturned near this abandoned bascvnent outside Tyrone, Okla. All but two of the pigs were recovered. This pig, and a dead one, have just been discovered at the bottom of the eight- foot-deep basement. Harold Palmer, owner of the property, it shown feeding the, pig, which he thinks may have been in the basement since the'wreck. Watching are Arnold Stevens and his •on, Lloyd. MANILA NEWS iri Bj Mn Bill Uwtxv D. Fred Taylor, Jr.. Osceola attorney, and John Nystul. assistant director, Little Rock office of the Federal Housing Administration, were guests of Manila Lions Club at its weekly meeting. Mr. Taylor has had > wide experience in financing housing projects and explained how loans for building private dwellings may be obtained. Mr. Nystul, a veteran of many years with the FHA, stated that it is possible for Manila to obtain loans for the building of houses and for development of new-sub divisions. These gentlemen were brought to the club because of the need for more dwellings for the city. With the coming of the new industry, it is felt that there are not enough houses for the people who will want to live in Manila. Other business transacted at the club was the annual election of of ficers with the following being selected for the coming year:. James B. Cheadle, president; Robert Holthouse, first vice president: Vance Henderson, second vice president; D. C. Wright, 3rd vice president; William Borowsky, secretary-treasurer; Carl Robbin, tail twister; Norman "Doc" Heathman, lion tamer; W. G. Fox and V. E. Osborn, directors for two years. The club voted to purchase .eye glasses for an elderly gentleman who is in need of better vision. Paint Closeout Mm? TJPM And C>l*n i Price Hubbard Hardware Traffic Inspector To Attend Meet NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (fl — Traffic! inspector Millard Calhoun will attend a Nebraska governor's safety meeting because the public wants htm there, The city council had voted 5-2 hat the city couldn't send Calhoun though he was a member of a nine- man statewide committee. Calhoun's friends got busy on the streets and In a short time had contributions assuring him the trip. The cost will be $30. pedo boat. In 1897, he built the Argonaut, first submarine to be operated successfully in the open sea. Bells Won't Play At Her Funeral RALLfi, Tex. «P)—Several years ago Mrs. John R. Rails, widow ol the founder -of this west Texas town, presented the First Baptist church with an expensive carillon, asking in return that it be played at her funeral. Mrs. Rails died Monday and her funeral will be held in the church today—without the carillon. The huge musical bells were dismantled last week u part of a church rebuilding project, made possible by a contribution from Mrs. Rails. Read Courier News Classified Ads. Cub'Scout Pack 32, sponsored by the Methodist Church, has been organized. Rev. Harold Spence was appointed the institutional representative, Joe Hornberger is the chairman and Carl Byrd, the treasurer. Other members of the committee are H. L. Hamilton, Johnnie Hous- .on, Dr. G. J. Womack and Cub- master Billy Pierce. Lamar Edwards was made- assistant Cub- master. Tha committee met Monday night at the church to make plans to carry out the program. Twenty boys have Joined and lave been divided into four dens: Den No. 1. Mrs. Marlon Fox, den mother, David Edwards, Tommy Brannum, Tommle Baker, Bobby Smith, Donnie Ashabanner; Den No. 2. Mr*. Milton Towles, den mother, Dennis Farmer, Mich- lei Wagner. Joe Keith Hornberger, Tommie Towles, Vickie Byrd; Den No. 3, Mrs. Walter Davis, den mother, Tommle Davis, David Garner, Jimntle Sfeele, Dudley Shedd and Jennie Houston; •Den No. 4, Mrs. Harold Wall, den mother, Tommie Hamilton, Harold Hamilton, Edward W o r t h a m , Claude Pierce and Randy Wall. AH den meetings are held Monday from 4 until 5 o'clock. The pack meeting will be held the last Thursday of each month at the Methodist Church at 7:30 p.m. All parents of Cubs are urged to attend the pack meetlnj, all boys of 8-9-10 that are interested in Joining the Cub Scouts, contact Billy Pierce or one of the den motheri A ball club was organized Sunday ind will b« known is the Manila Rebels. Charles Stahr has been elected general manager nnd Carl Threlkeld and Bud Fowler will More people named Jones* own Clievrolets than any other car! *0f course we haven't actually counted all the Joneses. But it seems a safe guess. Because this year—as they have year after year—more people are buying Chevrolets. And 2 million more people drive Chevrolets than any other car. Maybe you ought to come in and see why this is so. (Are you keeping up with the Joneses?) Amsrfca j largest itllinf ur- 2 million more owners than any other make! THE NEW BEL AIR SPORT COUPE with tody by Fishir-ont of 20 frisky new Ch.wolel mod«li. SULLIVAN-NELSON CHEVROLET CO. 301 W. Walnut Phont 3-4578 manage the team. Mr. Stahr reported that > lot ol young players had been lined up and that Maniln expects to have winning team. Members of the team went to Jonesboro Monday night and Joined the Northeast Arkansas League. The senior play. "Finders Creepers," put on by the seniors ol the Manila High School Friday night netted WOO. The play was presented in the High School Auditorium »nd this was the largest amount ever made by > play at Manila. Immediately following the play the cast presented their sponsor and director, Mrs. Frances Faulkner, with A piece of her luggage. Kenny Isaacs made the presentation, after which they all went to the Razorback In Blytheville for supper. The home of Mrs. Harry Wright was the setting for a party when she entertained with a dinner complimenting Mrs. Pete Ballard on Colgate's new aerosol type insecticide KanKll kills flies mosqu \a faster, easier than any other typ« bug killer 01 nviHO INIICTI LOHOIII Kin-K.il Bug Killer is easy to u»—no spray gun necessary, no full, no mess! Just press the button. Kun-Kil Bug Killer ij non-inflammable—contains no DDT—and it smells good, too. Leaves no typical insecticide odor. Proved fast, eesy, ctTective. At all stores. •iwlhtr DtpMKlibli Mf •!• Product her birthday anniversary. The dining table which was laid for six guests was covered with an Ice blue satin damask cloth and an arrangement of blue Iris and white buttercups centered (he table. Mrs. W. B, Lnwhorn presented Mrs. Ballard with a Rift tram the group, then presented Mrs. Wright, who had just recently moved Into i her new home, with a gold magic! vase for her mantel. i Present for the dinner were Mrs. Dellal Landcaster and Mrs. Helen Browning of Blytheville, Mrs. Lawhorn. Mrs. Ed McMasters. Mrs. j Pete Ballard, and Mrs. Harvey Durham. BRIDGED CONNECTION There are 39 concrete bridges, from 20 yards to seven miles long, which connect the thousands of tiny keys between Miami and Key est, Florida. HUGE COUNTY California's San Diego County has an area of 4,258 square miles, or about the same area as Connecticut. The county extends 70 miles up the Pacific coast from Mexico. Th« Vatican's Slstine Chapel was named for its founder, Pope Sextus IV. FOR SALE Used Furniturt & Appliance We Can Save You Money Cash or Terms We Pay Cash For Used Furniture Alvin Hardy Furniture Co. 113 E. Main Ph.2-2302 ROSE SALES CO. 1916-1918 W. 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