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jVEDNESDAY, DECEMBER tt, .
THE NEWS, SCIMITAR. SLAUGHTER-GREEN PLOT TO ESCAPE PEf IS DISCOVERED 9- I Bribe of $80,000 Offered to Arkansas Commissioner, t Trusty Reveals Plans for Break, of Bandits, , liTTTLB ROCK, Ark.', Dec '22. I Plans to kU two guards at? ths Ar. 5 .. t uiuf state pnuenuary ana no-' crate ssvsral notorious convicts hava been frustrated by the confession of a "trusty" at the prison, John T. Burlcstt, penitentiary commfiisioner, announced last night ' Among the ; prisoners whose . escape, .it Is said, s Was planned were Tom ' Slaughter j and Fulton -Green, serving life sen i tences for the killing ' of Deputy Sheriff Bow Brown,' near t Hot i Springs, and Charlie Perry and Oscar Ford, held for safe-keeping in con- neotiob with a burglary.' ; J 'Details of the' alleged plot was first known to the prison officials. according to Mr. Burkett, when a letter sent by Perry to his wife at a local hotel was taken from a trusty with whom the message was in- trusted. The Perry woman was dl I reoted In the letter to buy three pis f tola and give them to the trusty and to lend further aid to the plans, Mr. .- Burkett declared. - Mr. Burkett said that he had been .6, suspicious of the actions of several prisoners for about three weeks and that when a bribe of 180.000 rwaj of- fered hlra Indirectly ten days ago to 'acquiesce In the proposed escape, he Immediately went into' consultation , with Gov. Brough. The governor ; authorized a redoubling of the guard ;, system around the prison and, every move of the inmates has been, care fully watched since then. t UNCLE SAM WILL I -s CUT SHIP, PRICE f WASHINGTON, Dec. f22.i-Sharp ji. reduction in the prices of govern ment owned merchant ships to factli t tate their transition to private .con s trol Is said to be under considera tion by the shipping board, j-j Under the new shipping act, a mandate was conferred upon tho ; board by congress to turn the mer-, cnant Heet over to .private owner- ship but board officials said this vould not be done at the existing s scale of prices for government ton : "nge. k t . , t f i Gets Life Sentence s For Assault And Murder Of Girl, 17 (Special to The Nsws 8o!mitr.) BOONEVIMJG, Ky., Dec. 22. Grover Gabbard, 22, first of a quin tet to be tried on the charge of mur dering Bessie Allen was given a life sentence by a Jury brought-' from Jackson county. i Ths murder of the girl, following assault has been called the worst crime of the hills. After falling in two -Attempts to obtain the girl, an orphan, who lived with an aunt on Lucky Fork, five jnen threatened to kfll all in the home unless she came outside, According to" the testimony she left the house' under the prom ise of Grover Gabbard that he would protect her. ', ' ' ') -' Bullet riddled 'garments shown to the jury showed that In stature she was little more than , jchildt though 17 years old. ' ' Her dying statement, was introduce ed in evidence one part saying: "I don't see why they wanted to take a little orphan girl like me outto kill." Bead News Scimitar Wants. Gift Certificates Are Useful Gifts i An Oak Hall V Hat for Xmas It will improve his whole appearance, and what will please yttn is that our en tire Block is offered at great big reductions. FRICFTD $3i20 to $15.65 Will cheerfully t exchange for "His Choice" et size or shape after Christmas Henry Halls Daw Halle 0M HALL Hat Department "More Than 65 Years at 55 North Main Sufect' A Child's Christmas The best Christmas present for boys and girls is an interest-bearing account. This is a gift that grows in value from year to year and may become a matter of - pride to the young owner who sees it in t crease through his own efforts. "We have on hand some very attractive Library Safes that we will be glad to give those opening accounts of $5.00 or more. These safes make handsome Christmas presents. Every child should have a savings ac . count and Christmas is a good time to be gin. Bank of Commerce & Trust Company . Capital and Surplus $3,000,000.00 Kentucky Briefs AUBURN, Ky. A match dropped by someone at a sale caused the destruc tion of the largest stock barn In Western-Kentucky on the farm near-here. Just bought by Durham Denning. ' Klv thousand poundr of tobacco and 2,000 barrels of corn were in the barn. HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. The 5-year-old son of Cal Cherry, Beverly, ventured too near an open fire and died from burns sustained when his . clothing caught. VANCEBURO, Ky. The up-river ac commodation train was stopped here while the crew sought a prohibition officer to search the baggage of a pas senger who was believed to be trans porting liquor. Unabl to find an of ficer of that branch, the train, the pas senger and the baggage proceeded. HICKMAN, Ky. The 4-ycsr-old son of Mrs. Ids Rlggs, a widow, who was swsy from home at her work, was fa tally burned when his little dress caught fire from a stove In the kitchen, where an older sister was preparing anneal. LOUISVILLE, Ky. Steamboat men here assert the sinking of a United States launch at Augusta. Ky., drown ing 11 people, was primarily caused by the government Ignoring safeguards it enforces for commercially owned ves sels. Ten bodies are still missing. LOUISVILLE. Ky. While combing her hair, Mrs. Catherine Munch, 4, stepped tod near an open fire and her clothing Ignited. She ran through the house a living torch and death followed speedily. . TRUSSES Fitted by Our Expert Guaranteed to Hold R. W . SN ELL 151 Madison Avenue RAINCOATS RUBBER BOOTS For Men, Women and Children. LOW PRICKS TOWNER & CO., lac. 73-81 South Second Street, Corner Union Avenus. Christmas Presents For her at greatly reduced prices. Miller's Ready-to-Wear, Millinery and Fur Shop 174 SOUTH MAIN ST. Credit Gladly Extended WE SAVE YOU MONEY ON YOUR BUILDING CLINTON BUILDING CO. 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Noise less, smooth-running, accurate as a watch, it will always please you with its quiet efficiency. But Only a Few Days More time enough if you act quickly- The Cabinet There is a size, style and shape of Brunswick cabinet for any home, from the simpler cabinets to the most magnificent period models. Before phonographs were thought of the House of Brunswick was famous for its master woodworkers, and it is these skilled craftsmen who have given Brunswick cabinet de signs their delightful beauty and symmetry. Now There is a Brunswick dealer near you. See him and ask to hear your favorito selections on Brunswick Record. J. GOLDSMITH & SONS CO., Main and Gayoso Ave, FORTUNE'S MUSIC SHOP, 111 Madison Ave. Have You Heard These Brunswick Records? xm6 ( I Cannot Sleep Without Dreaming of You (Bruce Harbsrt) . 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