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Joplin Globe (Newspaper) - March 4, 1990, Joplin, Missouri Sunday March 4, 1990 local reports fee 3oplin a a Globe 3atruck overturns on Range line a tractor trailer hauling powdered protein overturned saturday on Range line at interstate 44, blocking northbound traffic on Range line for five hours but causing no serious injuries Joplin police said. Randall White 28, Shreveport la., Driver of the Rig owned by acc express of fort Smith Ark., sustained minor injuries in the 12 11 . Accident police said but he refused medical treatment. Police said the Rig was on the off ramp of interstate 44 when its cargo shifted tipping the northbound tractor trailer on the Drivers Side. None of the freight spilled police said. The truck up righted and removed at about 6 ., police said. Joplin firefighters responded to three blazes saturday including one that apparently began when a dryer motor Short circuited and ignited nearby lint Joplin fire officials said. Firefighters who were dispatched to the 3 13 . Blaze at the Michael Kavanaugh residence 2615 e. 20th St., confined it within 40 minutes to the dryer area of the one Story Wood framed House. That House is owned by Verna and Richard Gamboa 4005 e. 20th St. At 4 21 ., firefighters said they controlled a Blaze of suspicious origin that caused moderate damage to a vehicle parked in the 800 Block of Anderson ave. The name of the vehicles owner was not disclosed. At 12 38 ., firefighters were dispatched to a Blaze in the living room of a residence at 4145 Joplin ave. The House sustained minor damage in the fire. If you would like to share your opinion on any subject a Call the editor Quot by dealing 782-2200, Day or night we Are Here 24 hours a Day to record your messages we ask that you give us your name address and Telephone number before making your comments the personal information is for the Globe s use Only for verification and will not be published or made Public in any Way. All responsible comments will be considered for publication but we must Reserve the right to edit them. Items criticizing individuals by name will not be published unless that individual is openly involved in a Public Issue. Letters will not be considered for Quot Call the articles intended for our letters column must be signed and addressed to the editor of the Globe s editorial Page corrections clarifications it is our policy to Correct mistakes appearing in the Globe and to clarify articles that might have been unclear or misleading if you encounter any error requiring correction please Call the news room 623-3480, or write to the editor Joplin Globe 117 e fourth St., Joplin missouri.3fj 3opltn Ollove published every morning at the Joplin Globe publishing co., a division of Ottaway newspapers inc. 117 e fourth St., Joplin Missouri 64801, Telephone 417-623-3480 second class postage paid at Joplin. Publication number id uses 276-880 subscription rates by mail 1st and 2nd zones $118 30 $7 75 tax per year = $126.05 beyond second postal zone $130.10 $8 52 tax per year = $138 62 suggested prices for single copy Are 330 20 tax = 350 daily and 940 60 tax = $1 00 sunday title to the newspaper passes to the subscriber when that newspaper leaves the Joplin Globe publishing co premises Tomb construction plans for constructing a Tomb at the will Rogers memorial at Claremore okla., were reported in this associated press Story published by the Globe in March 50 years ago Quot los Angeles map a governor Leon c. Phillips of Oklahoma announced tonight that mrs. Will Rogers had concurred in the request of a group of oklahoman that the body of her husband be returned to the state and county of his birth. Quot governor Phillips led the group of oklahoman including members of the Oklahoma will Rogers memorial commission Here to Confer with mrs. Rogers. Quot it was announced a Tomb would be constructed on the grounds of the will Rogers memorial built by the state of Oklahoma at Claremore the Cowboy philosophers Home town. Quot the memorial of native Stone was erected on ground purchased by will Rogers and his wife soon after their marriage As the site of a future Home. After his death mrs. Rogers gave the property to the state. Quot the crypt will be on a Hillside Midway Between the memorial building and a Highway and will be constructed of Concrete and native Stone or Marble. The Only Entrance will be by a Bronze door. Quot the announcement said the Cost As yet undetermined had been underwritten by individuals from private funds. Construction May Start immediately after the approval of the plans and is expected to take three Charles Gibbons is wire editor and columnist for the Joplin Globe. Address correspondence to Charles Gibbons the Joplin Globe 117 e. Fourth St., Joplin. To. 64802. An overturned truck operated by acc express inc., blocks northbound traffic saturday on Range line at interstate 44. Probe reveals evidence was flawed in . Blast Kansas City to. Apr authorities investigating the deaths of six Kansas City firefighters proceeded with murder charges which later were dropped even though the prosecutors files contained information indicating that evidence provided by jail House snitches was fatally flawed the Kansas City Star reported. The firefighters were killed on nov. 29, 1988, in a massive explosion at a Highway construction site near Bannister mall in Southern Kansas City. After months of investigation the Jackson county prosecutors office convinced a grand jury to indict Bryan e. Sheppard 18, on six counts of murder. But just three months later those charges were dropped. Prosecutor Albert Riederer said officials had discovered some of their witnesses weren to reliable. The Star said that its review of records from the investigation showed that statements from the jail House informants who said they heard Sheppard talk about being involved in the explosion were not Only inconsistent but appeared contrived. Riederer said nothing was improper about the investigation. Pentagon agrees to help St. Louis Cope with cuts Washington a the Pentagon has agreed to help the St. Louis area plan How to Cope with the economic squeeze from expected defense cuts in coming years St. Louis county executive . Milford said. Milford made the comments after meeting on Friday with defense Secretary Dick Cheney and other Pentagon officials. The defense department spent More than $5 billion in the St. Louis metropolitan area in the 1988 budget year with much of it going for defense contracts. Police fire blamed on faulty dryer Call the editor 782-2200 prosecutor warned night club owners to clean up in 1940 editors note this column deals with news of half Century ago fished from the archives of the Joplin Globe. Joplin s reputation As a Tough town boiled to a head half a Century ago when the prosecuting attorney issued an ultimatum to operators of night clubs and Quot Beer joints to clean up their establishments or face the Prospect of having court ordered padlocks installed on their doors. In a Story in March 1940 about the decree which also extended to other alcoholic beverage dispensaries in Jasper county the Joplin Globe stated Quot using what he described As Plain language a prosecuting attorney Roy Coyne told night club and Beer joint operators yesterday afternoon that you re going to clean up your places and keep them clean or ill put a padlock on every night club in Jasper Quot calling the night spot operators on the carpet at a meeting at the courthouse Coyne minced no words in giving them a verbal flailing for the manner in which he said their establishments have been operated and then Laid Down a set of rigid rules for future operations. Quot a Little More than a year ago a he began i warned you Birds to clean up your places. You did no to do it. If anything conditions have grown worse. There has been More hell raised in night clubs than All other places put together. So now i am going to clean up the mess for you. Quot i am sick and tired of citizens of this Community having to complain about being rolled robbed hit with a Beer bottle or insulted by some sex convict in a night club. I amp a tired of the whole situation and i done to care who you Are you Are going to play balls and live within the Law if you continue to run in Jasper Quot Coyne declared that he has received Between 500 and 600 complaints against night clubs and told the operators that it is your own fault and you can to blame anyone Quot a crowd of about 100 persons about half of them operators of night clubs and Beer joints a sat attentively As Coyne spoke. Two ministers were in the audience but both said they were not there As representatives of the ministerial woman hid jewelry in donated Couch Miami okla. Apr a woman whose husband donated to a Charity organization a Sleeper sofa that she forgot contained $2,000 in hidden jewelry says she has Little Hope for recovery of her valuables. Quot there a Many Good people but there Are so Many bad ones too a Virginia Mcmahan said saturday. Quot i really done to have much mrs. Mcmahan a husband who did not know about the stash of jewelry donated the sofa in july to the Friendship House of Miami which handles Good for resale. Only recently did the woman realize the mistake. Previous reports said incorrectly the Couch was donated to Goodwill. Mrs. Mcmahan said she hid the jewelry which includes a watch handed Down from her Mother to protect it from thieves. Quot it slipped my mind where we put it a she said. Quot it just did not enter my mind until much Becky Ramey manager of the Friendship House said she has no records of the Sale and does not remember who bought the sofa. Police were checking area jewelry stores which have been alerted to watch for the items. Angling in the archives by Charles Gibbons Joplin District deaths today a death reports listed alphabetically Joplin Etta Griffey Kevin Hains Mildred Hopkins Lillian Neely Pansy Overman District Mazie Barker Angie Bartley Berley Boyd v. Jeanette Chase Ruth Cooper Nora Daniels Emma Gravitt Mary Griffin Carrie hessee Ray Ija Tham Mary Lukenbill Raymond Morgan Gary Pickering Marie Pierce Rudy Rahmoeller Harold South Frank Tucker Marguerite West Mae Williams Etta Griffey Etta Hopper Griffey 70, Liberty a former Joplin resident died at 10 30 . Friday at her Home after an illness of several months. Mrs. Griffey was bom May 10,1919, in Joplin. She moved from Joplin to Marshall and to Liberty three years ago. She worked for the . Penney co. In Joplin for eight years. She was a sales supervisor for Montgomery Ward for 20 years retiring in 1962. She was a member of United methodist Church Liberty. She married Clarence e. Hopper on aug. 3,1936, in Joplin. He died feb. 31, 1954. She married Samuel h. Griffey on dec. 14, 1962, in Joplin. He died aug. 16, 1977. Survivors include three sons David Hopper Carroll Iowa and twins Gary Hopper Marshall and Larry Hopper Kansas City to. Two stepdaughters Linda Jenkins Joplin and Carol Avery Springfield nine grandchildren and four step grandchildren. Arrangements Are pending with Parker Hains Kevin Ray Hains 25, 1613 Indiana ave., died at 2 20 . Friday at St. Johns regional medical Center after a Long illness. Or. Hains was bom june 27, 1964, in Joplin. He lived in Pierce City most of his life and returned to Joplin about a year ago. He attended school in Pierce City. He married Leanne Smith on dec. 26, 1988, in Joplin. She survives. Additional survivors include his Mother Alice Hains Pierce City his father Albert Hains port Angeles Wash. Three Sisters Tina Myers and Angela Hains both of Pierce City and Melissa Robertson Monett two half Brothers and two half Sisters. Services will be at 2 . Today at Wessell funeral Home Pierce City. Boyd Dodson will officiate. Burial will be in Van Buren cemetery Wentworth. Pallbearers will be Pete Myers David Dodson Dan Dodson Bobby Robertson Joe Vance and Lonnie Hopkins Mildred Hopkins 2430 Indiana ave., died at 5 50 . Friday at her Home after a sudden illness. Mrs. Hopkins was born in Joplin and was a lifelong resident. She was a homemaker and a member of first United methodist Church. She was president and founder of the Parkinson and other neurological disorders inc. Pondi of Joplin established in 1969. She was a member of Kum dub a sunday school class Unity literary club and surviving spouses All of Joplin. She was a former president of the order of the Eastern Star. She was named Joplin businesswoman of 1972. She was also a member of the White shrine of Jerusalem of Azotus. Her husband Gerald Hopkins died feb. 27, 1981. Surviving Are two daughters Connie Blair Joplin and Susan Rush Tulsa okla. Five grandchildren and a great grandchild. Services will be at 11 . Monday at Mason Woodard mortuary. Or. Ronald Cansler will officiate. Burial will be in Osborne cemetery. Pallbearers will be Wilbert Davis Harold Grover Robert Beilis Charles Miller Ralph Brown and Fred Thomas. The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 . Today at the mortuary. Contributions May be made to Neely Lillian Standley Neely 86, Cherry Vale kan., died at 7 45 . Friday at Baptist regional health Center Miami okla., after two years of ill health. She was the Mother of Shirley Lyttle Joplin route 9. Mrs. Neely was bom March 20, 1903, at Cherryvale. She was a graduate of Cherryvale High school and attended Kansas state College at Pittsburg and Emporia Kan state College. She received a bachelors of science degree from Washburn University. She was employed As an elementary school teacher for 30 years near Cherryvale. She received the master teacher award from the Kansas state teachers association in 1971. She was a member of Cherryvale Christian Church where she taught the beginners sunday school class for More than 30 years. Additional survivors include a son Frank Neely Morgan ton . A daughter Karen Turner Fairland okla. A brother Don Standley los osos Calif. Nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Services will be at 3 . Monday at first Christian Church in Carthage. Bob Lyttle minister will officiate. Burial will be in Park cemetery Carthage. Friends May Call from 2 to 3 . Today at Knell mortuary Carthage. Cont buttons May be made to Ozark Christian College in Overman graveside services for Pansy l. Overman 64, Joplin route 3, who died Friday will be at 10 . Monday at Fairview cemetery. Delvin l. Of Banion pastor will officiate. Pallbearers will be John Tipton George Smith Vernon Peterson and Earl Vanuden. Arrangements Are under the direction of Parker Barker Miami okla. A Mazie Adell Barker 81, 805 Jefferson blvd., died at 10 05 . Friday at Baptist regional health Center after an illness. Mrs. Barker was bom april 20, 1908. At Seneca to. She had worked for the . Penney co., Montgomery Ward and the Kemp shop All in Miami. Later she worked in the real i additional deaths 6c estate business. She worked for the american red Cross Bloodmobile in Miami. She was a member of first Christian Church and the Pilot club. Her husband Otis Barker died in 1966. Surviving Are a brother Marvin Roberts Waterford Mich. And two Sisters Marple Quot Corky Brewster Miami and Izola Marsh san Diego Calif. Graveside services will be at 10 . Monday at Glen Abbey memorial gardens cemetery. I Jeon Weece minister will officiate. Arrangements Are under the direction of Jim Thomas and son funeral Home Miami. The family will be at the Bartley Duenweg to. Angienetta Quot Angie a Bartley 78, Duenweg died at 8 . Friday at Freeman Hospital in Joplin after a Long illness. Mrs. Bartley was bom april 3, 1911, at Racine. She lived in Duenweg most of her life. She worked for Meeker leather co. And Miller shirt factory. She was a member of Duenweg Christian Church and the Over 50 club both in Duenweg. She married James s. Bartley on april 12, 1930, at Detroit Mich. He died dec. 26, 1983. Surviving Are a daughter Billy Ingram Duenweg a sister Bertha Cook Joplin and two grandchildren. Services will be at 2 . Monday at Mason Woodard mortuary Joplin. Mike Catron minister will officiate. Burial will be in Stone cemetery near Diamond. Friends May Call from 2 to 3 . Today at the mortuary. Pallbearers will be Troy Turner Earl Jarvis Leslie Brock Clyde Dol Lins and Johnny Kingery. Contributions May be made to the Duenweg Christian Church building Boyd Sulphur Springs Ark. Berley e. Boyd 78, Sulphur Springs died at 3 15 . Friday at his Home after a Short illness. Or. Boyd was bom nov. 5, 1911, at Yellville. He moved to Sulphur Springs 42 years ago from Vinita okla. He owned and operated a garage in Sulphur Springs for about 20 years. Survivors include his wife Irma Boyd two sons Bill Boyd Sulphur Springs and Berley Mark Boyd Rogers a daughter Anita Wells Goodman to. Five Brothers Frank Boyd Noel mo., Raymond Boyd Neosho mo., Harold Boyd Oologah okla., Ernie Boyd i it Angley okla., and Bill Boyd Claremore okla. Two Sisters Helen Burge fort Smith and Etta Orr Parma Idaho 10 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Services will be at 10 . Monday at Ozark funeral Home Noel. The Rev. Gary Swink will officiate. Burial will be in Butler Creek cemetery near Sulphur Springs. Pallbearers will be Harmon Jandon Clifford Barnes Leroy Todd Jim Lynn Ace Winchester and Ralph Holmes. Friends May Call from 1 . To 9 . Today at the funeral Home. All-in-earhearng$i#q95 Aid Complete love free hearing tests repair amp service All make Yogi s hearing Aid service 204 e. 15th a Joplin a 781-7710 to mul. Hutaf Ulburn Lur Tlell Hart my a my Hart Parmuha i

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