Jesse London, an attorney, was held to the United States Grand Jury late yesterday and was released on $300 bond on a charge of using canceled postage stamps. The postmaster at Alma testified that he returned a half dozen letters which London mailed with canceled stamps.
Editor's note: The Courier will turn back the clock each week to take a glance at various people and events featured in the publication decades ago. The following picture was printed in The Daily Courier Democrat.
The Ouachita Baptist University instrumental program presents its final concert of the 2014-15 school year with "Prism," 7:30 p.m. today in the Jones Performing Arts Center, 410 Ouachita St., Arkadelphia. The concert, in which performers surround the audience and play continuously without applause breaks, will include Pan in a minor by Aldwyn "Kitchener" Roberts performed by Tiger Steel, "Gypsy Dance" from Georges Bizet's Carmen performed by the Clarinet Ensemble and "Ecossaise" from Catherine McMichael's The Academie of Dance performed by the Flute Choir.
Arkansas' citizens salary commission should increase the annual salaries for 25 full-time prosecuting attorneys in Arkansas from $123,162 to $152,000 a year so their pay is 95 percent of the compensation for circuit judges, the president of the Arkansas Prosecuting Attorneys Association told the commission Thursday. Last month, the salary commission boosted the annual salaries for the state's circuit judges from $140,372 to $160,000.
It was an unobtrusive classified advertisement that led to my great adventure with J. Terwilliger Abercrombie, who claimed to be one of the foremost inventive geniuses and promotional experts of all time. The classified advertisements, as many folks appreciate, offer remarkable opportunities for those able to seize the initiative and move with imagination.