The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 4, 1948 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 4, 1948
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (AUK.) COURIEH NEWS Ex-Senator Fined For tax Evasion . George Berry Given $10,000 Fine; Year's Sentence Suspended NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 4. (UP) — Former V. S. Senator George Berry today had 10 days to pay a I10.000 fine for federal income 'tax evasion after receiving a suspended prison sentence of a year nml a day on the same charges. Federal Judge Elmer navies also placed Kerry on probation for four years here yesterday aftor the former Senator ple.Trted nolo conten- dere .(will not contest) lo charges of evading SI.600 in 1933 (axes. Berry Is president of the international Printing Pressmen's and Assistants Union. Before Berry was sentenced, the court was tolri he h,-id paid all the delinquent taxes phis Interest and penalties. Testifying iir his own defense, the former Senator said the evasions were not deliberate as he did not believe at the time that fter- taln expense accounts were taxable. The union president entered picas of not guilty lo similar chntRes ba.sed on 1910 and 1311 tax payments,, and the enws were dismissed. ; The union president was chart:- ! ed with making S2B.351!.65 from his post with ihe union and as j dent of the International Playinp Card and Label Co in 1939. j Tn c indictment said hr rejwilucl i only S7.181.C5 ns taxable inconl; ! and paid only J238.54 in luxes i!i- i stead of the required S2.77:i.0(i. The government claimed the 1<MO i and 1941 cases represented alleged i evasions of some SIB.OOO in taxes. I Professional p........... Truman Has No Speaking Commitments WASHINGTON. Feb. 4. fUP)— The White House said yesterday that President Truman lias made "no firm engagements" to speak anywhere except, before the Jefferson-Jackson Day dinners of tile Democratic Party here Feb. 19. Secretary Charles G. Ross *ald Mr. Truman is conslrterhiR a number of Invitations but has not made any commitments. Democratic sources hnvc said Mr Truman Is considering a major speaking tour this Spring. Among the dales under consideration is a speech before the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in New York March 17. When members of the Washington branch of thai or- ganVation recently invited the President lo speak at their st Patrick's Day dinner, they sn id they .expected the President to - speak either In New York or Washington. Ross would not say what the/decision would be. , ,HLs rejnarks followed conferences j?Monday Jjetwecn the President and :- tils, politic*} advisers on a num- ' r*r'of invitations, both bcfor c and after the Summer political con . ventions. Ross declined to comment directly on the statement of Sen Scott W. Lucas. D.. III., that the president's "Itinerary ! s ] n the making." Ross said thai mvy speaking plans ar e "in.the making, but they have not been made " Democratic National Ohalnnnn Howard McGralh and Ihen Liiras discussed a Spring (our with the president. Former BlythevUte Grid Coach Addresses Lions Former Blythcville High School Coach Bill Godwin, now ),] a ving for Ihe Boslon Yankees pro loot- ball club, spoke *> members of the Lions Club nt their wrpkly meet- Ing yesterday noon in the Hotel Noble. He discussed professional football and the organization of pro football Irasues. American Woman French Symphony PARIS i UP)—-We will Ix-Rhi with the Irltfr 'B of the second movement:" With a vibrant sweep of her short nuns, Die first woman conductor ever to perform in France drove Ihe orchestra of tin: Conservatory of Paris into ihe familiar strains of Bec-thovun s Filth Symphony. At first the all-male orchestra thought it. was a joke. A 'ivoman conductor, they muttered while looking lor the callud- Jor .selection. Then, Anne Kulhner. 29-year-old American womun conductor, .shoved up the sleeves of her navy blue sloijpj Joe sweater, hitched up her tweed .skirt and placed her 135 pounds .squarely on her black .shp- per-clnd leet. "Now let's hear you siu^l" She .shouted. The Frenchmen ivcrc baf- tled. I'laycrs Understand "We'll r;o back to the same -square," siie said in hatting French. Tile whole orchestra understood, and dutilully returned to letter 'B. 1 With a meaningful Re-stnre, she began to conduct the Beethoven Fitih. She above all knew that this work would be her acid tesi. The musicians could p'ay u routine iK'r- foimance villi Ihcir ines c'.osrd. Would they do their extra social performance tor her? She thumped the conductor's stand. With her black eyc.s burn- inc mid her bro^n hair falling in unruly curls, the American conductor iiirned lo the iirsi violinist. "Now look he-re." .she said, in a strong American accent. "I know you can piny this piece by heart. But I don': wiint it that \vay. 1 want it to be exjiting. To you a.s wi-11 as Ihr audience!" Ski-Ntu-al at First lie was skrplicill at first, but kiter when she. showed her knowledge of c;ich pint o£ the s>inphony he wa>; p^rsuudt'd. In the cornrioi.s afterwards, the musicians of the Con.servuUuy or- chcsua, o:ic 01 the best kno-vn on the Kuropr-oii comment, were radiant. "It U*fk itr. a quarter nf an hour to undersl rind her movements," said Alex !ii.s>ue;ui. who plays in tile fust viohn section. "Hm once ue Wider.iloixi. it ' miraculous She had snrh control (tver the or- che.strn. Such (X'T.sonaluy. There is Conductor Wins Orchestra Over nothing frail and womanly aboul i Miss Kullmpr!" | His verdict on her conduct! • i did not come as a surprise to Ann i Kijllrrcr, who had licr training | under the noted German orchestra lender Willielm Fnriwueiigler. Talented a* Child Born In a small middle western lown in the United States. Annr Knllmer of Macomb, III., started her training under her pianist mother at the age of four. At tllirtcer she already was a talented chilti violinist, and won the National Federation of Music contest. For five years she played in 11) Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and nt ihe age of 31 went to Europ< to study at the Leipzig Conservatory of Music. , In a year, she was the only gir in Pmtwaonslei's conductor's class The year before the war broke out, she had contracts to conduct the Berlin. Symphony Orchestra all over Germany. At first, Fiirtwaenglcr would not hear of tutoring a woman conductor, but after he heard her lead the Berlin orchestra in a trial session, his verdict was in her favor. Alter she has finished her present trip throughout Europe, MIJS iviilinifr, who is Mrs. Dirk-son in teal lite, will return to her Vermont farm. , Her husband is a major in the United Slates Army. The young Icminine conductor met him while she was playing an important role in the American Secret. Service in Germany itl 19-VO. Hearing Delay Asked DETROIT. Feb. 4. (UP)—General Motors corporation said yes- trrdny it has asked Federal District Court in New York to postpone Indefinitely a hearing on a temporary injunction which prevented CM from institutitiK a new employe tmuram-c program. Heartburn .'tTnirirliinibolllftlr In the Chips Stafl S«t. WiJlard Uthman •bove/ of Wheeling, W. Va., was surprised to find himself heir tc :»rl estate valued at $80.000. tint he reaffirmed his intention ot becoming • 20-year Armj man by pl»nning to re-enlist when his present hitch !« over. He's Pictured holding SM.OOO in U. S. Savings Bond*. WHY? ,>"<"•,-•»•• Spend back-brcnkinx, brow- rafea cf ocrspirin^ days . . . enslaved i*U ••fMoy your vfiishlub ... ill an inaflctiuatcly Iicnlcrl, ilismul unfinished basement? TRY! . . . bring your \vash | 0 our Laundry. At the drop of a hat . . . presto! Sparkle— Clean wash and linens. BeUeh than ever before! Blytheville Steam Laundry-Cleaners Phont 4418 Dormitory for Girlt Will HOY* Firt Escape UI'Llf. ROCK, Ark., Feb. 3.— , (UP)—Immediate installation ofi two fire escapes on Cone Bottom i Hall »t Ouachlta College In Arka- ! <le]|>hli Kill be ordered by Slate ( fire Marshal Ixe Dalier, j Baker said thai the three-story girls' dormitory Ijs served tn' one' tentrally-locatcrl open stairway, j He »nld ht will order the Install- \ allon of fire escapes at each end' 01 the "I," shaped structure. i Builn , N. M. (UIV—Maii'lagc busl- was slow for Peace Justice Howard DJketnan who look office more than a year qgo. Now he's Iwppy, for he Rot to tie his first matrimonial knol. H was a double ceremony. Implicated by four teen-ace nnls wlio confessed a number of burglaries in Chkai;o. 19-ycar-nld Raymong si-hoe, boasted lo Chicago police lhat lie is H "profi-.Hiona] burgliir.. .Says Schce, "I have had 12 yeart espmeiice-l bcjjan nt 7 and my teachers were of the best, rd max-t a good psychiatrist, but burglary was always seemed more interesting.— <N'EA Tclcpholo.) | Mtlrr .\-,-.f|il» Cold STEUBENVILLE. O. I UP)—Police were jnrjjrlsed to find a .55 gold piece Inside > downtown parking meter. Dr. Anlcento G'arnelro of the Ohio Valley Hospital turned up lo claim the coin, approximately the s\?.t of ft nickel. NOTICK Notice Is hereby niven that the undersigned will wiihin the lim« fixed by law apply to ihe Commissioner ol Revenues ol Hie Slate o.' Arkansas /or a permit to sell beer at telail at 111 s. Division, Blyihe- ville, Mississippi County The uniiersiBncd states lhal he Is a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, lhal he has never been convicted of a felony or oilier crrirne involving moral turpiludc; lhat no license lo sell freer by the I undersigned has been revoked witii- in live years last past; and lhat Che undersigned ha* never been con. vlclcd ot violating the laws of IhLs state, or any other state, relating to Ihe sale ol alcoholic liquor.*. W. S. Kossie Eu'iwrJIwd and sworn to before me this 3rd of Keb., 1948. Mrs, Marshall iilackard Notary Public My commission expires March 9 1S49. JVKDNKSDAV, FKBKUARY 4, 1948 Hc-ud courier fYe«i Waiu Ads. NOTICK Tlie defendant. Joe L, Bridges, is hereby warned lo appear In Ihe Chancery Court for (he Chltkusaiv- ba District of Mississippi County, Ai'kamns, wiihin thirty (30) days and answer the complaint of Ihe plaintiff, Mildred Inn Bridges. Wilness m v hand and seal as Clerk or Ihe said Chancery Court for Ihe Chlekasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, this 30 day of January, 1949 i HARVEY MOfUUS, Clerk i liy Dorothy Conley. D. c I NOTICE Notice is hereby given thai the undersigned will within the lime fixed by law apply to the Commissioner of Revenues of ihe Stale of Arkansas for a permit to sell beer at retail at 506 Elm, Blythcville Mississippi county. The undersigned states that he Is a citizen of ArkaiiMj, of good moral character, that lie has never been convicted of a felony or other crime involving moral 'turpitude; that no license lo sell beer by "ie undersigned has been revoked within five years last past; and lhat the undersigned has never been convicted of violating the laws of this slate, or any other stale, relating to the sale of alcoholic II- o,uor&. Lula Mae Evani ' Subscribed and sworn to b,,^... me thu 3rd day of Feb., 194s. Mrs. Marshall Dlackard <SUAL> s Notary Public. 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