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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 1940 St. Louisan Who Formerly Farmed Extensive Acreage Here Succumbs Adolph Knobelocli, formerly a resident of Blytlievlllo where IP engaged in rcnl estate business and nnd extensive farming Interests. Died yeslcrdny at a St. Louis hospital. He was 78. A member of a widely known SI. Clslr County. Mo., family, Mr. Knobclocii vvns .stricken 111'while returning from his cuslomnry winter vacntloii In Florldn. He came to Blytheville in 1920 where he lived for eight years be- lore going to SI. Ix>uls in 1931 where he had since lived. Privnte funeral services were to be held in St. Louis. Mr. Knobcloch, who made his home at the Congress Hotel in St. Louis, is survived by his wife, who also formerly lived here and a daughter, Mrs. R. M. Klemme, of St. Lotus. An only son dietl while the family lived here. Gosnell Residents Approve Picking Test Support and participation of residents of Ihc Gosnell community in the National Cotton Picking Contest, to be held in Blytheville September 23-24, was voiced lust night at a meeting held In IJ.1C auditorium of the Gosnell high .scnool toy County Agent J. J. Pickren. A. c. Diiclos, Cornell resident and farmer, assured a member of the National Cotton Picking Association, present at the meeting to explain the aims ami purpose 01 the contest, that Gosnell would be well represented in the event next fall. "1 think the Cotton picking Contest is n flue thing for this section of the country, and il ought to do us a lot of good In years to come." said Mr. Enclose. "U we can make the country more 'cotton conscious 1 maybe we can get rid of the big sin plus of cotton we've got on our hands." It was brought out in au explanation of the contest during the meeting tnal t!ie event is a county-wide and Mate-wide affair, and designed to bring benefits to everyone in the cotton business and nil of its affiliated businesses. Speakers at the gathering were AAA Senior Field Assistant George Hoth, Vocational Agriculture Instructor Freeman Robinson of Ihc Blytheville high scnool, and C. A. Vines, extension' service assistant agronomist. Little Hock. Air. Pick- rcn said ninth enthmiasm is being shown in the contest by rural inhabitants of the county at periodic meetings held by him and his stalf in Ihe various out-lying communities. Girl Loses Fingers But Saves Her Life •JONESBORO, Ark., Apr. 21. — Quick thinking probably saved Burneita Gentry, 12, from death but cost her three fingers in an accident in :i railroad yard here yesterday. She had left school and was picking up bits of coal from the tracks for the cookslovc of her widowed aunt. She crawled tinder a boxcar, not knowing an engine was atlnclicd to the siring of cars. The line of cars .started lo move, lake a flush she flattened herself against the ties. One car passed over her and she lost her nerve. She tried to hurl herself over the rail betore the second set of wheels passed and her hand was caught and three fingers ground off. The girl is in the sixth grade at school. Read Courier News BLYTHEVILLB (AUKJ COURIER NEWS Germans <Wiu Julland'-But British Win War New Play To Be Satire On "Louisiana Purchase" PAGE FIVE IIV TOM WOI.K Nl!,\ Si-rvU'f SUIT On n's|>,mdciil NMW YOUK, April 'U. - when Tom Ji'llcrson lu| ; | $|.|,ooo,000 on (he Hue In n real es (nt,. <( C ,,i w m, Niipolcoii Hint was to become fuiu- oiis us lint Loitl.slaim I'tii-chiux 1 , Hroudwiiy was n row-pull) aii<l the ImiK'rlal Tlu'iiter was unhewn Umber In (ho forest prltmivnj Unit was lo l)u 'tSUi street. llirforc the nest June moon, tuht martinet* lights on the Imperial, now in tlu< lu'iut ol mid- loivn Mmilmlttiu. will Hood tho ex- "tiwpiiih lo ndvertlse iinotliur Louisiana P-urclm.io." I'Vom iul- v«nco Information it's ii lossiip which will resound more loudly us they buoiii down Hie corridors ol limn. 'Louisiana IMi re II a so," liMU, l)IHI\cly skips over Ihc JelU'isonlHiw entirely mid nl^ht.! on pvosvnt- d«y nllnlrs, specifically conditions In "lliu iiiyllilcitl stale of I.oulsl- 111111." OJ cmirse, ,,.s ()„> citoriis utusli'iilly explains In « prologue, lliu wluile imderliiklujj Is mythical, K.veu Ihe chorils Is myllilual, they snv. comiMly mure into the field ot scumiiil, producer 13. a. <"Du- IJarry \Vns n Utdy") DeSylvn us- semblwl mi ' impressive roster ol intent. Morris Rysklml. co-nulhor with Cleoino Knuinuin of "Of Thee I Slug." wrote "Louisiana Pnr- clwsc" from n book by pVoilticer Di'Sylvii, himself. And the limes ivcrc for god In Hie woikshoj) of the master tune- smith, Irving llerlln. It will bo his llrst musical show on Broadway since "As Thonsnmla Checr"-e!uht loni! yonrs ii^o. was greeted by a delegation of 36 blihop* and archbishops from yrovlnces and dioceses all over the cotinlry, j • »\MI Archbishop clcognanl Vlli £' guest of honor tonight at i reception on llio n -, or i ho consecration of rlclclier as tlie first native Ar- kitman to be elevated to the bishopric. The arrival of Hie (ierninu fli-H, extreme let I background. ,|urliir. History of Hie World \Vitr. tliu Ilalllt' of .liithinil . from a ilinulu K )„ t | le This is the last of six articlos telling the stories of rnval battles that won wars. v * • By NBA .Service Both sides won the battle ol Jutland on May 31, 191U. The Germans, who call it the battle of Skagerrak. still contend it waa their victory. In a way it was. German losses were lighter than British and German gunnery was superior. But the kaiser's fleet retired after the battle and the British hung around to preserve the allied blockade for the duration of the war. Had the Germans cracked Britain's blockade, there is little doubt the World War would have, ended much sooner than it did — with a German victory. Admiral Sir John Jclllcoc, in command of his majesty's fleet, was a cautions man. Too camions, perhaps. He was afraid of submarines and torpedoes, and much of his maneuvering was tempered by a dread of these German weapons. Actually, no submarines took part in the buttle. The Oennnii Heel, commanded by Admiral fieiniiaid Sclirer. mot. the British in the North .Sea, \vc.sl Rumors Persist U. S. Probe May Reach Arkansas Capitol !!.<• HARMON EI,»Et( Unilcrt Tress Start Correspondent FORT SMITH. Ark., April 2-i.- Afler months of investigation by federal agents, niin-runnins! from wet Arkansas into dry Oklahoma and Karsas is to be smashed op:n by fighting Assistant U. S. Attorney General O. John Roggc with repercussions which may be heard even In the state capilbl. A series of trials uwoiving an unannounced number of persons on charges of conspiracy to violate the federal liquor Jaws will open in Fort Smith on April 20 with Rogge directing the prosecution and District U. S. Attorney R. c. Barry of Fort Smith and Sam Rorex of Little Rock assisting. The liquor investigation in the state already has resulted in the indictment of 183 people by the grand jury for western Arkansas in session at Fort Smith. Many of the Indictments have been secret and rumor has it thai when (he names arc revealed at the opening of the trials they will make bold headlines. Reports heard daily but without official confirmation from the federal prosecutors, are that Ihe liquor expose will' not stop short of statehousc offices. Roggc has announced that he will run down reports that public officials have received pay-offs from the liquor runners :md promises lo carry the investigation lo the top. regardless of who Is affected. Sonic of those indicted have entered pleas of guilty and a few have been tried and sentenced but they represent only the .smaller fry -the men who operated trucks and automobiles transporting the 1'nuor into the dry stales Biggest names among the indictments made public lo date arc those of Clyde Collins of Memphis, Temi., named as president of .Southwestern Distilled Products, Incorporated, of West Memphis, and Henry E. Humphries of Memphis, listed ns dilator of the company, who are charged with falsifying rncorth to cover shipments of limior into Oklahoma and Kansas and conspiracy to violate the liquor laws. They pleaded innocent when ari-al;>.-.cd In federal rotirl. Miss Lucille liriJ- ance, described as bookkeeper !ot the company, was arraigned on tile conspiracy charge and entered a plea of not Biiiliy. Last December, soon after the | liquor probe was launched, federal agents raided Southwestern s warehouse at West Memphis and seiml 14.3SI cases of liquor valued at 5230,000 and tnsliluled libel proceedings lo obtai.i forfeiture ol Die .stock. Southwestern immediately started court action in an.effort to eel rwck its liquor, filing motions asking thai, the warrant on which the slock was seized be quashed because it was based on insufficient evidence and that Ihc libel action be dismissed on grounds thai it, was not authorized by the Inl;ma"l Revenue Code. Both motions were overruled by Judge Thomas C. Trimble in federal court at Little Hock but not until after the legal battle over possession of the liquor had been complicated by interventions by Prosecuting Attorney John K. Butt of Eureka Springs, ij behalf of the state of Arkansas, and by attorney? for seven distilleiie.s. The slate's intervention was ol the bkngerrak. His mujt-sly's fleet comprised 2B battle ships, nine battle cruisers nnd ->n li|>ht cruisers, reinforced with 70 destroyers. Germany had '12 battle ships, five battle cruisers anil H light eriil.ser.s-, wllli SI itetroycrs hovering; by. Admiral KcnUy's division of Ihc British Meet was the first < 0 .sec action. Ueatty's advance guard and German Admiral I Upper's fleet fought It out [or -icveri'l horns. Beally finally went into retreat, drawing Imth 'German nd- mlrnta toward Jcllicuc's main fleet U iviis aljoiit « o'clock when the based on the claim of n!l?n2d unpaid taxes on SotilhwcsteiY.'s rectifying plant at Sulphur Stirlngs. which was closed lust year. The seven distilling :omj):inies claim title to $!!5,C74.'jri of Ihc seli.ed sto'ck on Ihe allcgalion that title had not passed to Ihe West Memphis company bcouso the liquor sales were made o.t the basis of incorrect financial .statements sub- milted by the firm. Trial of the lllicl fiction is set fur May 14 in federal court for c»it:rn Arkansas at Jouosboio. The trials opening nt Fort .Smith the last of the mo:ith, however, have overshadowed interest in the' libel action. Politicians especially me observing Hie proceedings closely because nf (he possible effect on the coming Arkansas elections. Jonesboro Man Heads N. E. A, Funeral Directors JONESBORO, Ark.. April 24.- Raymoiul Dupwc. of Jonp.sljoro, ws;,- elected chairman of the Norliieasl Arkansas group of the Slate Funeral Directors' Association here Tucictny. Marvin Griffin, of Ilarris- Imrg, was named secretary, and frank Leach, of Manila, vice chairman. Mayor Herbert ,;, Hosier gnve Ihc i welcome address mid \y. fi. .stovall. of Blyiheville, Hin respo-.sc, Read Courier .News want ads. combined flei'ls of bollt navies i-uinu together. The rest of Ihr Inllli' msiwl until the early hoili.s of the murnlns—until Admiral Sulicer li- nnlly ordered ills scutlmd fleet into retiViU. The nrltlsh lost ihn>o buttle cruisers, three cruisers and oiyht dc-.strovers; the Germans, < me lut- Hi' ship, tine battle cruiser, four cruisers mid five destroyers, liriiish casualties lotalcd U7!i7; Gcrmiin 303!). It was a costly bill He—cosily lo uolh sides. But, as It lalnr turned mil. the Germans iniid the Ultlicsl price. The-y lost, a war. Auto Collides Wilh Truck Mauling Small House Near Aniily AMITY, Ark., Apr. 2'!. (UPI — A lO-yenr-old girl was killed, her mother wn's injured critlnilh- -and five others suffered less serious injuries today when an auto collided with a truck hauling a smmi \ w[Kf near here. Imogeiie Catlaway. a passenger in the car. was fatally injured J'he oilier injured t m: 'lndc Mrs Frcrt Cnllau'iiy, who suffered possible skull fractures, l-Ycd Cnlln- way, (lie father. George l\mw driver of Iht car and Mrs. Pagan' •lash Smith, a negro, who was driving the truck, was pluced mi:lni- arrest, lie was hauling the small frame-house from Knsoboro to a farm eight miles cast of here. Officers ' reported that Ihe. sides of Ihe house projected several feet from the frame of Ihe truck. More than 30 billion CKIJS arc I'l-odiic-ccl In the- United Slalc.s 1111- llllilllv. Senath Resident Dies While Visiting Daughter )•'. <M. Ilimhes of Heimth, MO, i led yiwidixiny nt (he home of a iliuiKhler, MM. J. S, Mu m iy of l."st Ciuie, whom ho ivns vlslilng. lie wns 18. Stricken 111 since he cmnu to Elylhcvlllc two weeks ago Mr IhiKlu-s- condllloi) became serious several days before Ills doalli. I'liiicriil Kcrvlevs were licltl lotlny with Imrlnl in Afiiniin cemetery. di'piirlui'c hi tile realm of unlsicnl t CDMicily satire. Its busls IK no lit-1 noi'cnt polllk-lnii or ,slui|jlt.-winc<l | ambassador, but, mitlomi) polltlciil' Sfnndul. 'Ihe depailine is In capable lianils, Vlntov Mimic unit Wllltnm Gnxton, who will star \vlth Vent '"1 Married un Aiiitol") Zorlnn, i-e long sluco cut thcli- snllrieiil uillkteelli, •I'hoiinh Hiifly Loi 1(f Co., real or nlhcrwlsc, is never menlloned In the "inytliokmy" of "Loiilslaim riihnsii," dm slow concerns n Itroup of pollltclniis In l.oiilslimii Their mythical slu Is sulllnn Uielr r.tutc lumber whlsh doc'sn'l bcloiig to them. The fedci'nl Kovcrimient, iu:cord- li>8 lo Urn .story, makes n 1>WA Kiiinl lo IK.' used for building a s-cliool In Loulslniin. Ihil H .seems lhat there's u thophi|; on f)n> school's Inlendir;! site. With much Ionic the pullttduns reason Unit If It's Illciiiil to park a car by a |l re - liltiB, surely it would be illegal to (lurk n school by one, So, lest llicy hrenk the Ituv, they keep the lumber and bill (he sUle for it iinyway—imci; every yi-nr for gootl miMisnre. To InvcsllKulc Ihls horrt'iidoiw slatci of ntlatis, enters the mythical senator from New Hampshire —Victor Moore. In the ensuing story (In; politicians, heiulccl by i VVIllliim Oiixton, try to hicrlml-! i«iln (he slmiin-pine senator by j e-nllslhiK Veni '/.orlmi to lure him into compromising .'.ilimtlons. It's nil .straightened out In the em), and everyone lives happily forever after. In an endeavor lo insure Iho success of Ihis lir.sl step ol musical Mis. Murray was his only tliuiKh- ler. Holt l-unci'iil Home was In cha charge. Archbishop Cicognani Is In Little Rock LITTI,K ROCK, Apr. 2t. (UP) — The hlghi'sl-ninklng Catholic dignitary In ihe United Slnlcs wiis hero today lor the consecration of HUhop.-elect Allwrl 1, F'letchcr. Archbishop Amlelo Olovitiiiii Clcogniicl, AjiOsU)iiu ilcli'uale to Wiulilngton, arrived last nliihl and Nettleton Man Is Acquitted Of Mnrder JONESBORO, Ark,, Apr. 24.--A r>. died) colvlii, Netlletoti/'ivas acquitted of a first degree murder dun-Bo In connection with the beer Uiu-Ior slayliiB a year a go of Troy Easscen, In circuit court here yesterday. Colvln pleaded self , defense. 'I'lial Loosen N«o(J Not Kmbarrass Muny wcnrm of false teeth hnrc Miflered rcnl emburrns.sment. because their plate dropped, sllppe I or wnbblcd at Just the wrong time, Do not live in fear of this happening to you. Just sprinkle, a little I'-ASTKOTtl. the alkaline (non- iH'id> powder, on your plates. Holds false icclli more firmly; so they feel more comfortable. Does not sour, checks "pliue odor" (denture bvcuth). Get FASTEETH at any drug store. ; Adv. 2. 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