The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 26, 1947 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 26, 1947
Page 4
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FK9C 1WO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER M, 1*47 Reformed Felon Freed by Folsom Governor " WrtMrwnn Warrant; F»ll ffcrdo.. PcwibU •T (TMIil irasa «ea« CerreaMiHsaU) IfOMTOOaOHT, Ala, Nor. X <TJF>—Tan yews of reform and mod•I Hrtac paid ott today .for Juan M. CoOtM. M, who became- a respected, dUa«a esMAnrJestown, Pa, alter eerapinc-from..the Alabama prtaon whan b* wai' atrrinc a llf* It's a Living Oov Hum I. Folawn yesterday withdraw a fugitive warrant afatrist CeBtaa'aad'lentoM reformed man in* to come to Alabama to seek a full pardon from the State Pardon and Farote'Board. . • • State Frisco Director Frank Bos- w*U, rtrmmrmv ll "f withdraw! of the warrant, said "the environment tt a. prison U no place for a B Uk» that" "The boy ha*- undoubtedly made Cood.T Boswell said. "He hu made food blends, .established'a business and behaved tike a' food citizen." In int. when.. Collins was. onl; IT,'be wa« flven a life term for acting at "lookout" for a gang that robbed a bank in Cltronelle, Ala. The leader 'of the cane, who shot the bank president to death during the holdup, .was electrocuted toon after the robbery and slaying. •seated in 1S34 In in«, Collins fled the prison and disappeared. Several weeks ago he wa» rearrested In Doylestown. traced through correspondence with his aging' parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. X. Collins of Mobile. Ala. In the meantime .Collns had settled down in poylestown, developed a contracting business, married, became the hither of two children and established himself as 'a substantial citiBen. . ' ' . ' When Collins' neighbors in Doyle- estown first heard of his arrest they first thought it must be mistake, then came to his »'d wit! a flood of letters and telegrams to authorities. . .In withdrawing the fugitive war rant, Folsom said he .was following the wishes, of parties concerned with the bank robbery. Including several members of the jury'which 'convict ed Collins and relative* of the dea bank president. The governor said he had he eetved numerous letters in Collins behalf from "some of the best clU •ens" of Pennsylvania. Folscen wired authorities Two Mexicans Accused Of AsMtift in City Jail CARUTHERaVILLK, Mo., . .ov. M—Following preliminary hearing befoi'* Magistrate G. W. Yates here, two Mexican laborers, Manuel Garcia and Fernandex Casinova, were bound over to circuit court on felonious assault charges, and they were replaced In the -county Jail without bond. They are charged with beating up I). O. Patterson, Wardell farmer, as the three wen being held in the Wardell city jail, all charged with drunkenness. Patterson was so badly beaten ibout the head and face that he nad to be taken to Presuell Hospital in Kennett. Uniy»r$ity Takn Bidt On Construction Project ' / FAYETTBVn-LE, Ar*., Nov. X.— (UP)—University of Arkansae officials were preparing today to submit' to the Board of Trustees the bids received on the prouosed enlargement of tlie Student Union building,; .•A $10*^00 appropriation was made tor the 'enlargeincnt project. How- e>er/the lowest bid was $123,400, lubniltted by the Llnebarger Cou- ttructlon Company of Little Rock. Other bidders were E. V. Bird of FayeUeville, J132WO; the Frasier Coiistructlon Company of Fort Smith, ,$133,400; arid the Beth E. Gieni Associates of little Bock, f114,425. ' —Attorntys Floyd St«in and Walter Brown were expected to.appeal lh« conviction of 34-year old Hooncville bus driver. W. O. Jones, on charges of assault with Intent to kill. Jones was found guilty yesterday by a Union County Jury of.firing shots into a Southern Trallways Bus, Oct. 8, near El Dorado. He was sentenced to one year In prison and fined $1,000. Jotws Is a striking employe'of th« bus line. Striker is Sentenced EL DORADO, Ark., Nov. 26. (UP) Education Delayed ATHOL, Mass. (UP)—Mrs. William B. Taylor, a 51-year-blci grand- mother, Is attending classes at Athol High School. She was forced to leave school In 1914 and her return was delayed 33 years by marriage and bringing up two children. FOII PIN-WORMS TAKI L.tth> Miss Walton The horny foot poised gently ot) John Gindl's head belong! to Lachme,' circus elephant performing In Ascot, England. As long as Lachme keeps her mind on her work, trainer Gindl has nothing to worry about But one slip of the foot, and he's out of the act for keeps. > 'emiscof Schools To Have Reading Clinic Dec. 8, 9 CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Nov. —A 'reading clinic for -teachers of Pemiscot County will be held in ti; Mo., Dec. » and 9, It was announced this week. About IM.ele- memlary amool • teachers of the county are expected to attend. The clinic will be directed by Dr A. Sterl 'Artley, associate professor of education and' director of the Child Study, Clinic of the University of Missouri. Dr. Artley is -a new member of the University f acuity , : coming there' from Temple University. ' '• The clinic 1« for the purpose of bringing to Pemiscot County toch- ers-some of the newest and oest techniques In the teaching of reading. and the clinic will- be conducted on the work-shop plan. Elementary teachers are expected. to attend, and participate in the program; from Caruthersvjlle, Hay- tl, Braggadocio, Bragg City, Hayward, Holland, Deerlng, Wardell, and all rural' schools in the county, '*-- l -. ' - • (Ark , 'Nov. ' 28 — (UP)— The Arkansas Supreme Court has been asked to reverse a Polk'. County Circuit Court ruling award- Ing 12500 damages to Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Blanton. • • The appeal was lubcnitted yesterday by Lloyd Miller, 36, of Memphis, and the Columbia Picture Corporation. The Blantoiis were injured last January, when their car collided >ith one driven by Miller, on Highway 88. east of Mena. A Polk County jury, awarded Mrs. Blanton $1600 . and her husband $1.000. 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