The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 19, 1947 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 19, 1947
Page 9
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^ FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1947 Prosperous Man Accuses Himself Realtor and Broker Surrenders, Saying He it "Embezzler" CHICAGO, Dec. 19. (UP) — Charles T. Moore Is a self-taught n but the teaching didn't go quit* enough. Moore, who started eight years ago us an elevator operator In a bank building and became owner of a t2.000.000 real estate business, was held on open charges today after admitting to authorities that unintentionally he had embezzled. $21,400. from his customers "Th* trouble was," he told Ass:. States Attorney Clement Cody, "that my correspondence school course did not Include accounting. I didn't realize where I stood until It svas too late." Moore said that In 1939, when he was 34 years old. he decided that there was no future In operating an elevator. He wanted to better himself. So he took a correspondence school business,course. He said he studied hard in his spare time and soon went to work In a real estate broker's office. A short time later he mortgaged Ills furniture and started his own real estate business. Ke opened an office in 1040, he said, and prospered, immediately Before long he opened another office. His business increased rapidly and he opened two more offices In Chicago and one in suburban Oak Park. Collects {100,000 In Feet In the intervening years, Moore's two companies handled transactions totaling more than $.2,000,000. He told Cody that from 1940 10 1947 hu> earnings in commissions alone amounted to more than" $100.- JKe dealt mostly in mortgages at Wf office he had, established on LaSalle Street, in the Chicago Financial district. Recently he carried on extensive operations in buying and selling real estate. "It was the expense of operating all those offices, particularly the ons on LaSaile Street, that got me into trouble, I guess." Moore said. "I was handling money and securities lor some of my customers. I sort of lost track or things for a while and when I got to figuring It all out, I discovered that I was paying out a lot more than I had been taking in." Moore walked into the state's attorney'! office and surrendered voluntarily Wednesday. He was up*et and forlorn over the turn of events. His minister and an official of the Chicago Real Estate Board accompanied him. Cody said that Moore's firms, the Real Estate Service Co., and the C T. Moor* Realty Co., have been closed and that Moore was being CIO Promises AFL To Join in Strike Of Telegraphers NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (UP)-The 7,000 O1O Western Union Company employes In New York offered today to Join a nationwide strike ol 50,000 AFL telegraph workers scheduled Dec. 23 In an all-out woce increase demffiid. The offer by the CIO to make the strike 100 per cent effective was contained in a telegram sent by Joseph Selly, president of the American Communications Association (CIO), to the leaders of Die three AFL telegraphers unions. Selly urged that the unions agree to strike together, to u gM together, to settle together and to go back together." The AFL unions—the Commercial Telegraphers Union, tlie Telegraph Workers Union and the Telegraph employes Union—announced earlier this week that they would strike at 6 a.m. Dec. 23, If demands for a 15-cent-an-hour wage Increase were not met by the company. Lawmaker Finds Moral in Report Of Food-Saver Luckman's Big Feast BLYTHEV1LLE (ABK.)^COUKlEn NEWS Read Courier Jrewa Want Ada, held. No charges have been filed against him. He said his office would investigate the entire matter and that Moore may be charged with embezzlement. WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 <UP>House Republican Whip Leslie C. Arends of Illinois arose yesterday to give the House detallj of what he called a "Belshazzar feast" given by Charles Luckman when he bowed out as food conservator. Arends said 100 of Luckman's "subordinates" of the Citizen* Pood Committee were present at the banquet. "This It what the Luckman c«lt- braters had u they told the p«opl« to eat less to that Europe might have more," said Ar«nd>. "The dinner began with cocktalla in generoua suppiy. Th en came shrimp cocktail, fried oyt\m, crab shrimp and lobater (umbo,'cuni«d chicken, roa»l turkey, baked ham roast beef, »trin« bean« au iratln' fried apple rings, picked walnuta celery, ollces. pickles, mixed gr«n' salad, i-yt rolls, assorted ice crtarru assorted finger rolls, coffee Luck- picked up the check for the Belthu- zar feast." Arends took a deep b«ath, made as if to wipe drooling llp«, and then went on: "The moral i« obvious. Think of that kind of a feast, wh*n the prea- dent aslts tor power to reestablish a more collosal OPA than we had even in wartime. ~' The Amerlc »n people know how OPA completely /ailed after the war They know that it OPA comes back as the administration radicals desire, the people will get black shirt taili." Information Rtgunted On Plants In Germany WASHINGTON, D«. 19. (UP) _ The House today approved a resolution requesting the state and defense departments to give Congre.w full Information on the dismantling ana removal of German industrial plants. The resolution was adopted on a 2? *± tl ur D * m ° c "«°i««i«» had ulc«t the House to delay con- Filling Station Worker Killed in S93 Hold-Up OCEAN SPRINGS. M| S5 ., Dec. ]» (UP)—A night attendant at an Ocean Springs filing station was slain In a holdup yesterday. The victim wns Mark Neiil, Jr., ID of Mendenhnlt, Miss., W l-,o was shot to death by three bullets from » .33 caliber weapon. Hancock Coun. ty deputies said they hnd not learn, ed whether more Minn one person had taken part In (lie robbery. E. F. smith, malinger of the station, who lives Jn a room at the rear of the. place, said he w« s awakened by the .toot* , t 4:46 i ** a ,1 e roared away East o n Highway K> after (he ahoottnr PAGE The manager wtlnuUd th» wb-1 ku g* ^--j bery loot In caah w«a about W. I WorM wUrtt H.. «* ng dead on the floor when he ran into uie station office. Smith Mid he «i, unable to ge«, Ui« license number of the car wh"i THE FINEST CHRISTMAS GIFT Russell Stover Candie'1 ire made of the finest ingredient*, scientifically blended to make the most delicious candies, appreciated by... end appropriate for ... everyone. WOOD'S DRUG STORE 221 West Main St. . . . we've got for assembling the latest hits . . . popular Mid classical. We also boast » top phonograph seleclkm. Unbeatable Christmas giftst These Make Grand Gifts: R*ehn»nln«ff Concerto No. t Millie of Jahann Strauta Nutcracker Suite Chopin Concerto No. 2 X.CA VICTOR RECORDS ADAMS APPLIANCE CO. J. W. ADAMS, M 9 r. 206-08 West Main St. Phone 507 MORELAND'S MUSIC STUDIO "If It's Music, We Have It" Our Terms Are the Easiest Known Concerning The Purchase of a Piano A small down payment will Insure a lovely gift to the entire Th« kiddie, will enjoy the niory'of "Tubby the Tub." U told by Kay, on Decc. record-. Oth.r fin. record, and record i.lbum. to Buy Now and Have Your Purchase Delivered On Christmas Eve 100 MILES FREE DELIVERY Radios— 10% Off • St«wor»-Warhir • WwiinghouM • MoJMtie • Stvtrdl Good Tradt-ins priced for quick tale AMPLIFIERS — tound equipment for all instrument* Battery Speaker for rent by day or week Our piaim tuner, will be glad to give an estimate on a tune JoK or plete overhaul on organ* or any make piano. Their work •peaJu fer •elf—complete satisfaction charge. MORELAND'S MUSIC STUDIO 316 South 2nd Street &f %tte t •jy THE BLYTHEVILLE ASSOCIATION OF LIFE UNDERWRITERS W. O. GUERIN-F 0 rmer. & Banker. Life LYNN W. BROWN—Metropolitan Lif. W. O. GUERIN, Jr.—Metrepolitan Lift E. H. FORD—General American Life C. E. EDDS— Union Life ELMER O. AMBROSE—Union Life 0. J. RODGERS—Reliable Life 1. L. DeSHAZO—Reliable Life C. B. BENNETT—Reliable Life A. B. JAGGERS—National Lif« & Accident E. S. CHILES—Farmers & Bankers Life J. A. BRYANT—American United Life J. L. THOMPSON, Jr.-American United Lifr T. W. WYATT—Metropolitan Life CHARLES HUNTON-Metropolitan Lif. O. W. KNIGHT—Prudential Life L. E. OLD,, Jr.—Prudential Life UDELLE NEWSOM—Interitate Life * Accident J. A. McMULLIN—Life of Georgia L. J. OWENS—Life of Georgia THOMAS BOGUN—National Life & Accident J. J. Roberts—Lamar Life J. LOUIS CHERRY—New York Life N. O. MOORE—National Life & Accident GENE RECKER—American United Life GUY TREECE—The Equitable Life Assurance Society JOE ALEXANDER, Jr.—The Equitable Life Assurance Society T. W. "HOP" NEIL—American United Life JAMES L. WALLIN—Aetna Life FAYE E. AUSTIN—Life & Casualty THE BLYTHEVILLE CHAPTER IS A MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LIFE UNDERWRITERS

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