Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on June 25, 1952 · Page 8
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 8

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 25, 1952
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JUM 25, 1*S3 Jfaxey Gordon ws in Prison lAtAkafraz Heart Attack Fotol r ' · · To Former Boss Of The Underworld ton Francisco-f/rVWaxey Gor- «4on, who rode In armored llm- ituiinei when making two million dollars a year as underworld boss of New York'i prohibition brewer- l«i, died at Alcatraz lait night at ~ · plain Irving Wexler a del: old man under one prison sentence and facing another. Gordon, 63, was stricken by a heart attack at the federal prison hospital. He had been charged , . at kingpin of a huge coast-to-coast r i keroln racket. He was already tinder a 29-year New York state .... prison sentence for peddling nar- . colics. When arrested in August, i · lt?l, he fell to his knees on a Hew York street, sobbing: ·, · "Please kill me--shoot me. I'm ·fl old man--I'll die in prison." · · Arrest** First In INI v i Gordon's underworld career ·'·'datei back to 1*05, when he wi arrested as a pickpocket. He ro: ·' ' to power quickly in the hectic 2C · · · *-but fell fast In the 30'j and 40' . H e picked up his nickname-- "'tnanglinf of his given name an Cordon tt a convenient alias- When he left Elmlra, N. Y., re fcrmatory after his first arres Thereafter he was arrested 2 times, charged with assault, lar eeny, homicide, receiving stole foods, Income tax evasion, Worl : · - War It black marketing, and fi "·r-Mllr narcotics law violations. :"""' He was convicted 10 timei- ll r -lt|ostly for minor offenites early li " kls life. ; . From operating a ,ool hall 01 ',*'Jfew York's lower East Side, h : ^..Branched out Into bootlegging In ;·· the early 20'«. Soon he controller the output of several Illegal brew ·ties, forcing out other racketeers · He lived In a W,000-a-year Man T Italian apartment, sent his three ' - ^children tc expensive private schools snd backed Broadway productions. ··-. He was reputed to have an ar '.-.2 rangement v.'ith bis principal rival '-the Infamous Dutch Schulti -. .whereby fie two divided the great- ~-»r New York area into separate preserves. .Sir In 1M8 two of Gordon's lieutenants were cut down by gunfire the only recorded attempt of [land to knock off Waxey. Two Lion Reports Work Offer To Union JCI Dorado, Ark.-W)-Some COO dtrikinf CIO ol! workers at the Lion Oil Company's chemical plant here received an offer from the company to return to work pro- vidinc they won't itrike for at I least another year. The company j made the offer in the form of a letter mailed to each member of ihe OH Workers International Union, Lion made public the letter .sterdty in a paid newspaper idvertisement. Robert F. Goss, the Union's International representative, denier ait night that Lion had made an.\ offers to the union at. a meeting ait Saturday. Goss said the oil workers had "unconditionally" offered to return to work tinder erms of their old contract. Lion a',so iairl it hud offered the union the alternative* of a 13 and mc-half cent an hour pay boost o $2.2ft or a 15 cent basic hourly wage increase to $2.29 an hour. DRIVER CRUSHED TO DEATH IN FIVE-TRUCK Buckner later Schultz was mowed down. ;. By that time Gordon's luck had s , ConvleUd, like Chicago's Al C« ' pone, of income tax evasion, he ·as sentenced to 10 jiars in ivtnworth, Kan., fedojM) prison t four days befort t:.e pro- rlbiUon law died in 1933. Test!- dlteloted his breweries itted him a personal profit of 4.SS5.537 In 1931 and 1932--while i_paid an Income tax of »2,81«, 'eased from federal prison in he signed ,a paujuVs oath, attempted a comeback in the jackets, but failed. Last August, detectives and nar- etics agents caught him with ln. Already a sick man, he was nt to Sing Sing as a four-time ; While Gordon was in Sing Sing, ~ later, In Attica, N. Y. prison, iircotlcs agents completed their pf his activities. ['On. March 7, an indictment in iral Court here named him as of a huge network of dope ributors and peddlers. Twenty- mo others also were charged. He Iras brought here for trial and ·ansferred to Alcatraz because he dn't get along with other prisoners. "· When a quartz filament Is bent, Hght will move along the filament nd be curved at the bend. Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Pierce and hlldren, Mary and Walter, arc pending their vacation in California with Mrs. Pierce's sister, Mrs. Joe Gibson, and family of Westwood. . Guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Dunlap are Mr. and Mm, C. R. Woods and daughter, Patty, of Downey, Calif. Mri. Gertrude Cole of Monctt, Mo., Is the guest of her niece, Mrs. Frank Rupert, who recently returned home from a hospital. Mrs. Jean Hall of Bakersficld, Calif., has returned home after visiting her sister, Mrs. Lucretia Mhoon. They ipent the weekend with another sister, Mrs. Katy Cate of Round Mountain. Mr. and Mrs. Olen EWc and Nolan Cain were weekend of Mr. and Mrs. Rome McElhanej and Mrs. Cmmallne Eltie o] of HuntEvllIe. Miss Shirley Mhoon of Round Mountain was the weekend guest of Mln Shirley Belote and Miss Betty Belota. Mrs. Nellie Brooks is spendins he week with her brother and Ister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. George Brooks of Drakes Crefk. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Combs and laughter, Janice, and Clinton Combs are spendlnn a two-week vacation as guests of Mr. and Mrs. lurl Combs of Whittler, Calif. 'hey will return home through fcllowctone National Park. Miu Marsha Sue Atklsson has returned to her home at Rogers tier spending a week with her randparents, Mr. and Mrs. Claude itkiason, and her grandmother, AMOW POINTS to body of Edward Dean Tull. 27, Mattoon, III., crushed by a load of atee] sheets in his truck when It crashed In a five-truck pile-up In » pre-dawn fog In East Chicago Heights Ind Another driver also was killed. Note the complete wreckagi of lull's truck cab. (International Soumlpliotot Hedging On Civil Rights To Win Southern Votes for GOP By JAMES MARI.OW i criminating against a m^n--who Washington - (/I'j - Tne civil | is in a job or looking for one rights program is in the of his color or religious shadows at the moment, hut w i l l ' b e l i e f , emerge at the Chicago com cntion--.; Tnrcc p os i|| on n Possible Tackeffs Trip To Malvern No Fun, He Reports ttn. Eula Oiborne. Weekend |u«iti of Mr. md Mrs. lallard Drake were Mrs. Vad» Ilbblen of Sprlngdale, Mrs. Hlla lapler of Drakes Creek, Mrs. /eorge Glen of Georgetown, and (r. and Mrs. Ed Counts. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Starr and aughters of Fayettevllle were uesta of Mrs. Milton Boy* Sun- ay. Mr. and Mrs. Owen Johnson r ere guests of Mr. and Mrs. John enson of Springdale Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Chester House of larrlson spent the weekend with !r. and Mm. Clifton Baggett and (r. and Mrs. Otto Drake. Miss Gertie Combs was the eekend guest of her brnther-ln- w and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Ofklni of Baldwin. Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Hamcr o Ima spent Sunday with Mr. and "rs. John Wilson. Sondra and Barbara Hinkle ayetteville spent the weekenc 1th their grandparents, Mr. and 'rs. G. A, Lawson. Mr. and Mrs. Don Logue of San lego, Calif., were weekend guests Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Logue Mrs. Martha Clark ot Elkins as been the guest of her daugh- Mrs. Ada Combs, for the pasl Although proportions vary from ace to place, and period to »riod, records indicate that hu- an twins are produced about ice In 100 births, triplets once 10.000 and quadruplets onre in million. ROLLING HILLS GOLF RANGE NOW OPEN UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT DRIVING RANGE * MINIATURE GOLF * Op«n All Day Until Midnight Wtathcr Permitting * M. U. OlktMth, th. MW y*v to ram* «u« ami Mr. ·ml LOCATED ON HIGHWAY 71 SOUTH OF SPRINGDALE - where both parties will take a stand on it. It may be v i t a l n the election. The Republicans were m i l d nn c i v i l liKhts in Inch 19M p j n t f o i n I Malvern, Ark-W)-Guhernatnriai r a n ; Candidate Boyd Tackett was here ; today after a harrowing Siloam This undoubtedly cost their, p l e n t y ^ ' w h i c h j A presidential candirlnte · take one of three position's, af, ! a crivcrnment FKPC ultogcther i s P r 'ngS to Malvern plane trip last night. | Tackptt said he was preparing ! I leaving employment problems to ; the .states; for a federal FEPG amonjf Northern Necro voters and is only advisory, lackin.Jj to leave Siloam Springs where he trrth: nr lor a federal E.PC with j had attended a city celebration. , . , , , . n v i u . ,.i 11,1 ,, j - u u K J l "t.1-^^ \ v i l l ! | , , o v j CIILWIIU^M a L l l J ttrllrul d L l u l l , ardent white supporters of a c i v i l l r u ) | power lo com , an ernplovcr : when the plane develooed trouble rights program, l l d i d n I help the. I)ot ,,, dist . riminall .. .,, cani , | Republicans directly in t h e South.! ,. an bc |)unishcd if , le (hcs . b ; If the Hfpublicans tinn'i wreck: That last one. the compulsory themselves this year by t h e i r own FEPC. is the goal of the most ar- intcrnal quarrels and again arc 1 dent Nemo and Northern whi'o mild on civil rights, it R·.-.· cost: advocates of civil ri?ht?. H is also them Northern Negro vole? but the one which is sheer poison to may do them good '.his time among w h i l e Southerners. Southern whiles. In his first news conference af- Both General Eisenhov/cr nlHTtcr coming home Eisenhower turn- Senator Taft have made a slroii/.icd his bark on a federa: FEPC at pitch to win white S o u t h c r n r r s j a l l . He said he'd leave the prob- sway from their traditionally Jem to the states. Taft v.ould go Democratic ticket. Neither lias, along with a federal I-'EPC, but said anything which could infbimc only the advisory kind, white Southerners against " very much. them I At Ihc same time only two 'among the many Democratic hope- and he had to charter another one. i He took off in the two-seater | shortly after 7 p. m., for the 180- mile trip to Malvern. "There were no regular landing lights at the Malvern airport. We could see the dull light of smudge pots apparently placed alongside the runways to guide us in. A car was racing back and forth signaling. We just missed some power lines." he reported. Mayor Lester Pate said 7.500 persons were still waiting to hear Tackett when he mounted the platform at 9:30. "I thank you folks for waiting, _ _ Among the various civil rifih!.?, fills-- Avcrill llarriman anrt' Sen. i but' fl'l" never" take" t'hat Thanc'e problems, Ihe one getting the most Brien McMahon--have come out; again, if I'm never elected to pub- attcnllon in recent years has been; for a compulsory federal FEPC. ' " the FEPC, f a i r employment! practices commission. The purpos-.-i Snakes have great _ ,, of n government FEPC would be ir.n-cling over a surface that is to prevent employers from dis- complelely smooth. lie office again." The Nashville congressman difficulty speaks In Gurdon today. A4verti«* in tin TIMES--It nays ...and to play refreshed have a Coke Il's so easy to find in so many places . . . so easy to ice in a cooler for out-of-the-way places. UHBII »uinoniT OP THI coc».coi» con»Hr it MTITTEVUU COCA-CCHA lOniINO COMPANY, MMM 1401 lt). 1M COCACOI* COMPM4T Hail-Hatched Eggs No (ure-AII, Minisfry In Austria Finds; Sales Ordered Banned Vienna, Austria-f/?;-The Austrian government has banned the sale of (he country's latest /ad in wonder cure-alls -- half-hatched gs. Claims that nine-day-old embryo chicks were a great rcstora- tive and source of hormones appeared in Austria about three month? ago. Hatcheries FUddenly found business booming, with the ; ialf-incuh,ited cgss selling fnr seven or eight times the price of fresh egg. Vienna's University Clinic tested the claims. One doctor and 15 j patients took the nine-dny-old i | eggs every day for a month, first i thing in the morning. | The patients claimed they felt '"fresher" than before. The clinic's official verdict: "They don't appear to Ho any good, and they don't appear io do any harm." But the Ministry of Social Welfare banned sale of the eggs anyway. '·Under the food laws," the ministry said, -they are spoiled food. Under the drug laws, medicines can be sold only in drug stores." Aa.erHle In the TIMES--It part. Turkeys, the bird*, are so calieo! because of a former mistaken belief they came from Turkey. Turkeys were not introduced into Europe from America before " F R E E CATALOC ·uiimssEf, FAIMI, *ANCHM, INCOMI MOttlTY 'OK SAU THIOUOHOUr TMI WIST Conlalni namei. locallona. nro«i e ° ' l rlc e. *"·· SPECIFV OK PHOPBBI* A N D LOCATION UESIRFD, and we fit", your requeit in Sped.i scrvlct u n^V,on' o n t to """"· N ° Wrll. (or catal»f H*. IW.A Nstional Business i Properly ExchjDM 4'OIW.3fdSt..L«'Amil«i S. Cilil. DON'T JK/W THIS SPECIAL OFFER! FOR THE GREAT FlSKiiRE No higher value in the low-pressure field! 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