The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 6, 1949 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1919 Court Nullifies Gift by Recluse Arkansas Couple Ordered to Deliver $60,000 Bequest An,H,' " «. -An elderly Missouri bachelor yesterday won in the Arkansas Siip- «Zv, COUrt hls "° ht t° «<*»'«'• $54.000 cash left by his dead bro- Tne court upheld the claim of Antonius Ribler O f ncar t jU< no\v, Mo., against his former neighbors, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrcn Baker, who asserted Bibler's late brother, Char- V^i gave them the money as a gift. The unanimous opinion, written by Associate Justice Robert A. Lef- Jar, affirmed Pulaski Chancellor frank Dodge In awarding Antonius Eiblcr judlgmcnt for the $5-1.000 against the Bakers. At trial of the case In lower courts the Bakers testified 'that Charles Etbler on Dec. 19, 1845, gave Baker $120.000 In cash— 120 SI, 000 bills— telling Uiem that half of It was to be held for Antonius and that the remainder was a gift. Two days earlier Charles had willed all his property to Aantonius. Charles died Jan. 9, 1040. The Supreme Court noted that 'lie Eiblers were "elderly and eccentric bachelors" a n d "wealthy and penurious realises." Baker, a rural mail carier. and his wife befriended the brothers after they moved near their home and often cared for them when they were ill. the court said. Tre $54,000 judgment represents the 560,000 the Bakers claimed as a gilt less SS.OOO they had paid as a tax while the case was In court. Denial of a double workmen's compensation claim for A. S. Roark. I'Htle Hock, was upheld by the high court. Roark, 67, fell from a ladder while employed for the Mechanics Lumber Co,, Little Rock, and suffered a broken hip and a broken heel. The workmens' compensation ^tiinmisslou allowed him 84 weeks compensation for the Injury against the lumber company and the Fidel- it;- and Casualty Co., New York. However, before recovering, he developed a case of pernicious anemia and filed a second claim. This claim was denied by the commission, but Pulaski Circuit overruled It and ordered It paid. The Supreme Court reversed the lower court, and ordered the commission denial reinstated. The Supreme Court upheld the Crittenden Chancery Court. In authorizing sale of the Meiiasha Out ing Club property over the objection of John c.' Weaver, a club member. Weaver contended unanimous consent of members was necessary to sell the property. A majority of other members voted lor the sale. 1 John Brizzolnra. Fort Smith, and James R. Hale, Payettcville, were appointed members of the State Board of Bar Examiners. Hale succeeds former Supreme Court Justice Karl Greenhaw, Fayettcvilie, who asked to be relieved." There are no railroads in Afghanistan. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NE NOW, SANTA WILL COME-Soft conl miner Joe Sloka and - his wife, Naomi of Gladden help then- six children celebrate the fad that Santa isn't dead. John L. Lewis' oxlcr pcimillinH the miners to work three days a week greatly improves chances that the Slokus and thou^i.is llko mem will enjoy a merry Christmas. Three Arrested !n New York for Placing Babies NEW YORK, Dec. 6—</Pj—Two lawyers and a housewife were arrested yesterday chained with conspiracy and alleged illegal dealing ! in babies at fees ranging as high I as $2,000. In announcing the arrests on a six-count Grand Jury information. Assistant District Attorney Ernest Milder said the trio conducted "a big-time business done on an assembly line basis." Tiio'sc arrested were Irwin Sinter, 38, of Brooklyn; his assistant Harry Wolfson. 37. at.su of Brooklyn, and Mrs. Bess Bernard, 44, of Manhattan. Mittler said "Sinter was in charge of production, Wolfson was his office manager and Mrs. Bernard was In charge of placement and transportation of the babies." The prosecutor said lust January the trio concentrated on Miami, Fla., which he described as "a Mecca for nir.i-ed mothers from all parLs of the country, who could easily lose themselves there." Mittler said last, year between 25 and 30 babies were brought from Miami alone, then sold to persons in New York and nearby states. tug too much attention to olher I woaicn and ol drinking too much. | Courtroom spectators gasped when the one-time child star testified (hat Avar's conduct once forced her to leave their house and consider "driving over a cliff." She said that when she was five months pregnant Agar brought another woman Into her bedroom and urged her to go out to a party. Frequently, she said, he left her alone in night clubs while he danced with olher women and kls-sed them. Also, she declared. Agar frequently came home "very drunk," and j with lipstick on his face. Arkansas Man Faces Missouri Murder Charge POPLAR I!LUFF, Mo., Dec. C. <AP)—Earl t\ Hirg.s. 33, Corning, Ark., (:ai))eiiter, was charged with Read Courier News Want Ads Longer Life Span To Be Result of Atomic Research WASHINGTON, Dec. 6-l/l'j— iit'ld B. Lillenthal says that atomic developments of the next ten years can moan as much a.s n century of the past in improving health, Ion's; Ufo ""'I fu°d production. Lillenthal, who is retiring as chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, gave liis views in tin interview copyrighted by U. S. News ,t World Report, weekly news magazine, lie Bald: "I would think that sVich a decade could mean at least as much as century of .some earlier period in the development of longevity and health, and In Improvement of food production. "These atomic materials — these radioactive tracers or Isotopes — are so cheap and so inexpensive and so t'asy to have and can now be made in such iinantitics that it Is not unreasonable to expect a short time they will even he llrst degree murder ye.slerday a.s outgrowth of the fatal shooting Sunday of Charles Conley. 38, Negro, at Neelyville, 18 miles south. The shooting followed a fight (turln;! a dice game, al Neelyville Saturday night in which Rirs.s suffered knife wound on the forehead. PACE THREE Proposed Wolf Rayon Dam to Hurt MoPac LirrhE ROCK, Dec. 6. (AP) — I'iradi'iH P. J. Neff said yesterday the MLssouri 1'acilic Railroad would sutler financially from completion •'( ihc Wolf llayoii Diun according to iiiT.si-nt plans. Nc'If. St. Louis, .said III a letter lo Hie Arkansas Resources urn! Dtvel- oprni'iil Commission, that the dam would halt limestone and silica .ship- part of the training ol hiyh school students." l-ilicnthal also esl limited dial, pi'aelh'al power plants operating on atomic energy can be operating in 10 years, but at lilgh cost, lie said "In ar> years we will have some respectable plants, in a cnst sense." inents over (he road's White River Division. Wolf llayoti Dam ts part 01 R comprehensive White River development ,plan of the UJ3. Engineers. Present j plans call for It lo be constructed j a few miles north of liatcsville, Ark. The Missouri Pacific's White Hher division operates from New- pott, Ark., to Springfield, Mo. In the radio broadcasting trade any daytime dramatic story In serf/il form Is labeled a "soap opera" largely because the original sponsors were soap companies and some still are. At DREIFUS DUE TO COLDS Best-known hom remedy to use Is...' Shirley Temple Divorced From Husband, John Agar LOS ANGELTS, Dec. (i. (Ai 1 ) — Shirley Temple divorced John Aqar yesterday testifying that her marriage to the handsome actor was turbulent, she accused him of pay- Attend the Christmas Parade/ Friday, 7:30 P.M. Meet Dreif us , . . Wear Diamonds STORES IN MEMPHIS, BLYTHEVILLE AND DYERSBURG

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