The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 28, 1947 · Page 11
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER, 28, 1948 BLTTHEVTLLH (ARK.JT COURIER KEWS Jad Check Artist tailed in Georgia Savannah Man Facet Charges in Nine Southeastern States AUGUSTA, Ga., Nov. 28. «JP)_ "ollce today reported the arrest lore ot a 28-year-old man they said ia<l admitted cashing more limn checks in nine Southeastern Blind, Aging Negro, Retired Vendor, Aids Ole Miss Professors os 'Lecturer' ie man was listed a* Cecil Rob frt Williams, of Savannah, Ga. Williams wa« arrested on a drunk and disorderly charge at a nl«ht :luh here, police said, but _he v later identllied as a man wanted In Georgia. North and South Carolina, Florida. Alabama, Mississippi, I ouis l»na, Arkansas and Tennessee. He was hunted, authorities said, for cashing hundreds of bad checks on women's apparel stores throughout the Southeast. Williams reportedly would buy gifts lor female acquaintances and pay to rthem with bad checks that were always higher than the price tag, receiving the difference In cash. Police said nearly all the checks were written against a small account Williams held at the Citizens and Southern Bank here and averaged $57 and odd cents. He was never caught here, according to authorities, because he never tried to pass a bad check In Richmond County. Operating on a close schedule, ^ Williams always carried a bus time- ij table and would make his getaway after shopping escapades by taking " '" -; a lew milp.s out of town and nailing an outbound bus. police said. They said (he suave, sood-looking Williams usually represented himself as an executive of a ficliclous transport company here. • Bjr Rkhird McAlpIn (Written for (he United Prew) UNIVERSITY, Miss., NOV. 2*. (UP)—Old blind Jim Ivey, In Mi rebel hat, a flower in his bultnn- holc, and a cane lu hand Is the only guy at Hie University of Mississippi who can break up a class and get away with it. The leather-throated, 78-year-old Negro uses a police whistle when he's lost on Ihc sprawling campus. Not long ago, Jtm blew his whistle and 50 students d.ished out of clasa to hlis rescue. Jlm'j a peanut «nd eandy Mller, and honorary dean of freshmen. When newcomers meet for registration, Jim Is always there to deliver his advice. "Some of you boys are bom with a silver spoon In your moulhs," he'd say. "But you poor boys hnv« come up the hard way^Don't wish to have a bigger time than the rich boys, but get your mind on your books so you might become great leaders." Sometimes he lectures on the evils of drinking and gambling and "throwing papa's money away on foolishness." Jim's the son of an emancipated slave. An accident when he was 21 made him blind. Jim became legendary at Ole Miss the day he slipped Into an Ole Miss- Texas baseball game and out-hoi-! lerod Mississippi rooters. "That is how T first became famous," Jim smiles. In 1915 inoi-e than 600 students attended Jim's wedding to a blind Negro woman. His wife died a year ago. - • • ; The depression years nearly took | away Jim's small-cottage near the campus. But the students, led by Paul B. Johnson. Jr., son of a former Mississippi governor, look up- a collection and saved Jim's home. Jim is' almost six feet tall." He walks erect and looks much younger than his years. His hair Is short. white, and kinky. He has n thick white mustache. He hasn't been selling peanuts lately, but lives .on money the students and aUunnl give him. Jim's an Ole Miss "good luck at football games. Jokingly from their suile at the Gotham f Hotel since Wednesday. Miss Winchell disappeared once previously, turning up later married b« at 8aturday'< (am* when Charley Coiierly and Barney Poole go agatnat the Mississippi Slate Maroons, • "When I hear the cheers I'll know It's Charley passing," Jim sa,j, "Then listen to me howl." Blind Jim keeps up with ihe newa at hl« radio.' * "It help* me to express an opinion," he sayi, "Now you take the long nklrl for women, commendable, very com mendable, modcsly Is a good thing,' Daughter of Waiter Winchell Disappears NEW YORK, Nov. 28. (UP) Police broadcast a H-state alarm today for Walda E. Winchell, 20,' charm Psychiatrist Believes One Out of Every 76 Persons is Mental Cqse NEW YORK. Nov. 28. (UP)—Dr. Vladimir Ellnsncrg. a psychiatrist, said today that one person In 16 is crnzy. "Eight hundred thousand Insane people are In Institutions," he said "but 8,000,000 more arc on the loose wandering the streets." FAGS Flight'Around World Hears Cone fusion LOS ANGELES, Nov. ». (UP) — George Truman and Clifford Evaui resl«l today for the last leg of Dieir fourth-month, 22.500-mlIe round th* world flight in two Cub pl»n«i, The pllols will take off tomorrow for Washington, D. C., by way of Oklahoma City, Chicago, Mew York and Telerboro, N. J,, where Ihelr Impossible" flight slarled Aug. ». They said their Journey proved that light tporU ptop'.e anywhtr*. plane* un UU CHEROKEE, la. (UP)-Bcil Given, local barber, hai more Up these dayi. Given say» utvcr again will lie slnud all day cutting hair and shaving - whisk tr»-«ud get- llnr callouses on hit feet. 1U In- slallec! a special §f«l apparatus on a swivel ivnrt now ells at he works, moving around lh« barber clulr wltliout getting up. Snack saver with its flavor MAYONNAISE ... the Best! Distributed by C. E. DAVKNPOUT Coin* Rlrmc Early FT. MYERS, f'la. (UP)-Johnny Ohtpley of Ft. 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