The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 12, 1954 · Page 10
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January 12, 1954

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

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Hft TEN fteuther's Union Paid Donald Ritchie $5,000 Reward for Story of Attack DETROIT (AP) — Walter Reuther's CIO United Auto Workers paid Donald Ritchie M 000 in reward money for his story of the union president's attempted murder. Presumably what might be left of the money today was aiding Ritchie in his flight — the fifth day since he slipped out of police "protective custody" and never reappeared. ; (AKK.) COUKiKS NKWS TUESDAY, JANUARY IS. 1854 Th biff auto union, i participant k> total often of 1320,000 In nwudi In th* Walter and Victor Rrather ihootings In 1MB and 1949, publicly declared last night it paid Uw «,000 to Ritchie. Ritchie, 33-year-old Canadian petty thief, i» the missing key wit- D»K in the assault conspiracy case tgilnit four men and is also now himself a defendant. A warrant WM (worn out against him yesterday. New Deveopmenti A* the fantastic case brought new ramifications, there these other developments: were 1. The two policemen guards jtbo permitted Ritchie to slip free from a Detroit hotel suite were fWao 11* detector examinations. 1. Wayne County Prosecutor Gerald K. O'Brien ordered a conference of subordinates and others to get, he said, all the facts relating to the payment to Ritchie. Hie prosecutor, whose felony ease against the four men named by Ritchie M Reuther conspirators threatens to collapse, said he had not been aware of the union's payment of money. "t intend to find out how, where, when and to whom the money was paid," O'Brien said. The union's formal statement laid an "arrangement" for the payment of the money to Ritchie's wife waf worked out "without the knowledge of law enforcement' Read Courier News Classified Ads. agencies." Direct mention of "Ritchie's wife" added a further mysterious element. Never Identified She has never been positively identified. It was assumed, how- ver, that she was the good-looking "Elizabeth" or "Betty" who visited Ritchie in his hotel-suite confinement and later signed a $1,400 check for Ritchie's purchase of an automobile in Windsor, Ont., Saturday, 24 hours after his disappearance. The check, O'Brien said, was drawn on a $3,500 account che and Ritchie opened in a Chatham, Ont., bank Friday. In the absence of Ritchie, O'Brien earlier admitted he might not have a case to present against Carl Renda, Santo (Sam) Perrone, Clarence Joseph and Peter Lombardo, all of whom Ritchie named as plotters of the assault. City Police Commissioner Donald S. Leonard ordered the lie detector tests of his two men who failed to keep their hands on Ritchie. The two, Detective Wayne Gils- man and Patrolman William Krup- Ka, took the "first phase" of the sts yesterday. Afterwards, Leonard said there was "definitely" nothing Irregular showing from the tests. Building Permits and Real Estate Transfers Eight building permits were granted by the office of the city engineer last week for construction work on residences valued at a to:-.l of $23.950. Logan Wright' received three permits for the construction of three four-room frame residences valued at 35,000 each at 808, 809 and 829 East Walnut. James Buckley obtained a permit for the construction of a six- room frame house valued at $4,000 at Sixteenth and Stewart, while John Harris received a permit to build a two-room frame residence on North Thompson valued at $1,200. J. L. O'Steen is planning the construction of a six-room frame residence valued at $750 at 1113 South Fourteenth Street and Elbert Stokes received a permit to build a four-room frame residence valued at $2,500. Walter Washington was granted permit to build a two-room frame residence valued at $500 at HEADS LEACHVILLE C. OF C. — H. H. (Buddy) Howard (left) receives the gavel from Vice President Pete Wallace as he begins his sixth term as president of the Leachville Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Howard was president when Leachville won first place in its population category in the Community Improvement Contest sponsored by the Arkansas Economic Council-State Chamber of Commerce. 1016 "yrtle. Real estate transfers recorded i the circuit clerk's office last week were: J. L. and Mamie O'Steen to Joseph and Beatrice Rodgers, for $2,100, Lot 6, Block 2, J. L. O'Steen addition. G. W. Fatight to Fred Faught for $1, Lot 9, Block I, Barron- Lilly Addition. Will and Lottie Mitchell to James and Mary Atterberry, for $250, Lot 8, Block B, Wilson's First Addition. Tom Widner to Ira and Essie Oiler, for $1,200, 40 acres, E half, NW quarter, NW quarter and W half, NE quarter, NW quarter, Sec. 20-T15N-S10E. Ira and Essie Oiler to Welsey and Minnie Davis, for $10,500, 55 acres, N half, NE quarter, SE quarter, Sec. 31-T16N-R10E. Kemp and Mary Whisenhunt to Ausle and Mary Jordan, Jr., for $],500, Lot 13, Block 8, David Acres Subdivision. E. G. ana Annabelle Crawford to Tom Widner, for $2,950, 2 acres, Ses. l-Ti5N-R10E. Ruth and N. W. Kyle to Dan and Norma' Miller, for $10 and other consideration, half interest, 8 80 ft. LOW; « 50 ft., W half, lot 7, Block 1, Highland Place Addition. n. w. and Ruth Kyle to Mrs. Eva B. Cerame, for 110 and other consideration, S 60 ft., Lot 8; S 50 ft., W half Lot 7, Blocfc 1, Highland Place Addition. Sterling and Hilda Martin to Curtis and Cora Williams, for $8500, Lots A, B and C, Martin's Subdivision, Lot 1, Irregular lots, SW quarter, SE quarter — Sec. 8-T15N-RUE. E. M. and Hattie Holt to W. O. and Lottie Gevrln, for $1 and other consideration, piece of land, SE quarter, SW quarter. Sec. 16-T15N- R11E. Louis and Dorothy Hubener to Sterling and Hilda Martin, for $10 and other consideration, Lot 21, Jackson's Addition. LeRoy and Estella Walker to Earl and Adleat McWright, for $2,800, Lot 21, Block I, Greenwood Addition. Wiley and Irene Smith to Carl and Ola Denny, for $4,750, Lots 2 and 3, Block 2, David. Acres Subdivision. Alice M. Brantley to Roy Gaines, for $10 and other consideration, 1/15 interest, S half, SW quarter, Sec. 28-T15N-R11E. Green and Edna Moore to Roy Gair.es, for *10 and other consideration, 1/15 interest, S half SW quarter, Sec. 28-T15N-R11E. Charley F. Moore to Roy Gaines, for $10 and other consideration 1/15 interest, S half, SW quarter, Sec. 28-T1SN-R11E. Wesley and Ida Lee Moore to Roy Gaines, for $10 and other consideration, 1/15 interest, S half, FT.' quarter, Sec. 28-T15N-R11E. James nd Ima Moore to Roy Gaines, for $10 and other consideration, 1/15 interest, S half, SW quarter, Sec. 28-T15N-R11E. Ben and Ester Shook to R. E. and Jewell Elliott, for $3,000, Lbtj 5, Block 2, Fairview Addition. J. M. and Edna Speck to W. L. I and Diamond Dyre, for $10 and I other eoiulderatlon, B 1«1 acr«, S half, Bee. M-T14N-R9E. M». Arab Shedd to Mil. psha White, for «1 and other consideration, Lota 163 and 193, Block 12-A, original mrvey of Manila. Aunella Anthony to Pleas and Arthur Anthony for $1 and other consideration, Lot 12, J. W. Owen Subdivision. Jo>-n and Ruby McHaney to Arveal Jones, for $280, Lot 2, Block 5, Elliott Addition. John and Alta Phillips, Russell and Elizabeth FhUIlpt ud lyn and B. A. Oooch to Daisy R. mil, for »3,33J, sixth interest, W half. E half, NE quarter, Sec. 10-TUN- RUE. Willie and Beulah Caldwell to, Milton and Llllle Mae Bunch, for $11,000, NE quarter, NE quarter, Sri. 4-T15N-R10E. Tommie Jackson to Minnie Matthews, for $19 and ether consideration, Lots 1 and 1, Block «, Wilson's First Addition. —or headache pounds—or a cold mates you feverish and miserable. No Aspirin Is MSTf R, SWIM BUY 100 TABLET. 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