The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 10, 1939 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, June 10, 1939
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS ™ B DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NOimiEABT?Am f AMS.C, *«« 0 ~,. m ., *"*"** J *~S VOLUME XXXVI—NO. 70. Blythevllle Courier Blythevlllc Herald Mississippi Valley' Leader Hlylhevlllf Dally News Passes Bill To Liberalize Provisions Of Social Security Act WASHINGTON, Juno 10. (UP)-^he house pn.sse,! today and sent to the senate a comprehensive series of soc a) sec preensve series of soc a) security amendments designed to liberalize benefits reduce program lo Tlie majority of Republicans helped adminislralton forces protect theibfll against the assault of a bi-parlisan bloc, seeking lo increase the federal rallb of contributions^ stale old age pensions Tax changes of thc measure an- proved without amendment, Inelud- ' I. Freezing the old age insurance tax at one per cent on employers and one per cent on workers through 1942. In 1942 the lax will increase lo two per cent on each taxpayer. 2. Subjecting only the first $3 000 of wages and salaries lo the three per cent payroll tax for nnemploy- insurance at an estimated of about S6S.OOO.OOO a year men I savin., .. .._. to employers. 3. Provision for states with well established reserve funds for unemployment insurance to reduce their unemployment insurance taxes. 4. Provision, for refunds nnd abatements lo delinquent unemployment compensation taxpayers Governor Bailey Kits Wages And Hours Law , SPRINGS. Ark.. June 10. (UPJ-Gov. Carl E. Bailey of Arkansas charged today that the wages and hours law Is being used as another instrument" lo hinder development West, of the south nnd Wages for industries in the South and West, he said, are being placed at the same level as in the East and North even though the cost of living in these sections could "by no-means be compared" Bailey spoke at the convention of the Arkansas Press Association Anolher speaker, Frank R Ahlgren, .executive editor of the Mem- phis'Commercial-Appeal, said that American enterpriser-is -. exempli-' fled"'by Arnerlcan newspapers''' and he urged thalf editors take care (o recognize and support valid social political and economic changes ' Mary Pick ford's Former Husband Succumbs AI Hollywood HOLLYWOOD, June 10. (OTJ- Aulopsy surgeons look vhal . to . day of the body of Owen Moore, lue most handsome man in Hol- L y i W J?r , wllen he '"'""-fled Mary Pickford. 28 years ago, and- whose current wife found him dead in a welter of recently emptied whiskey When Mrs. Catherine Moore returned last night from Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer studios, where she P aycd bit parts in pictures, she discovered his blood-smeared body on the floor of his bed room. The new generation of movie stars almost had forgotten the suave movie hero of an earlier day le had created a sensation \wbon ic e|oped in'lDll wilh the 16-year- old Biograph jirl, Mary Pickford. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, June 10 (UP) —Weak foreign markets and unfavorable growing conditions caused cotton futures to close steady and lower today. Jul. Oct Auto Hits Bridge; Two Are Killed WEST MEMPHIS, Ark., June 10 (UP)—Two women were killed Instantly n few minutes before last inilnight, when llielr cnr crushed mo a bridge abutment on the Little Rock highway near here The dead are Miss Maria Mosby. 65, school teiicher, and Mrs j(u(h B. Nolins, 85, soclnl worker, both of Memphis, TCIIII. Mrs. Ruth Hooker, 33, daughter of Mrs. Helms, was Injured crlll- ly in die nccJdcnt. Jan. Mar. May open high low close 034 934 930 931 855 851 851 852 834 822 814 813 830 821 819 809 805 827 810 800 805 v ..-.,, „„„ M*U uUi» QUD Spots closed dull at 850 un- \1fl Ylfrnrt ' changed. Circuit Court Term To Open Here Monday The summer term of circuit civil court will open here Monday wilh Judge Neil Killo.iBh of Wynne pre!d ng. Members of the jury p nnP ] vlll not report until Tuesday for he two weeks term as the first day vill be occupied with disposal of notions and other mailers lo bo •asscd upon by the presiding judge. As usual damage suits prcdomi- ialc on the Irinl docket. Stills over right of way damages -I Ihe new Highway No. 01 overpass now Hearing completion at Yarbro have been set for the second Monday on Die lenlntive trial docket. TOPATTO Q F NQimiEAByjAmuNSAS^Am^SOUTliBAST MISSOU1U BI.YTHRVILI.B, ARKANSAS, SATURDAvTjUNE JO, 1039 Midi Arkansas A s s o c i a I ion Members Urge Jones To Cancel His Order, HOT SPRINGS, June 10 IUP)~ nc Arkansas Press Association hi Ks coiiclmllng session ot the 67tl) "'" uml ""ivcmion adopted i. rosoi I Klon today ret t ucstliig Iliat JCESO Jones, chairman of the n FC r e- Eclnrt an nrder that prohibits newspapers from borrowing f,. om t))e The order wns first Issued by Jones on the ground Itmt such wans might |,e Interpreted as a government subsidy of thc press " Hie resolution dedarcd that loans 3 newspapers would not bo so -"'"d 15 '^'-''! 1100 '" 08 ^ Recover Bodies Of Man, 70, and Two Grandsons WATKSV1M.I-;, Miss., June 10 (UP)—jjodlcs of a 70-year-old ninn 8»d his IIYU Kiimll grandsons who [Iiwied In (lii> Talluhatchlo River nnd been recovered (odny A wnrehlnc |)-.uiy found Ilia bodies of N. A. Hartley, (Ho graud- nnm"' '""' • lllc two ^ Charles ft Illlnitis, •), mm Donald Williams.». H was believed one of Iho children fell In ihe river nnd that llic elderly man and other boy drowned In n lutllc rcScue allompl. , ,, ' ««iw would bo belter fol . newspapers lo borrow from the nre Ihan from country bankers who chn, c d eight to 10 per fenrn Schwclger of U* l,,iercsl. Denton Woman Dies Of Self-Inflicted Wound STEELE, Mo., June 10.— Funeral services were held yesterday for Mrs. Elizabeth Scott, 20-year-old wife of Earnest Scotl, who died Tuesday of self-inflicted gun shot wounds at her home three miles west of Denton. The services were conducted at tiic German Undertaking company parlor by Elder L. s. Thurmond and interment was made in the Samford cemetery at Denton. • Tlie shot from a 10 gauge shotgun entered her left breast and she died soon afterwards. Despondency over ill health was blamed for the tragedy. by her husband children and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Ballard. She Is survived and two small newspapers arc fultlrcss "ml "Arkansas $50.000 an- an'".ally which Is being 8 taken out of the stale by while collnr baridlfi or special cdlllons ami other pub"city features and rackets." Minimum Prices For Barber Work Effective Blythevlllc barbers are now operating under the terms of (lie 193Q barber act, elfecllvc June 8, under which they Imve established minimum prices of 40 cents for haircuts and 20 cents for shave*. Practically all other cities In the slate also have up minimum prices under provisions of llic net. ns fixed by a 70 per cent majority 'of barbers in the dues. The act applies lo neighborhood barbers ami negro barbers ns well as business section shops. A JSttS fine and six months jail sentence' is possible for violation of the law. Somewhat similar slalntes have' been, upheld in several states 'and declared unconstitutional ,ln others. -olescotl Promises "Reign . Of Action" For Ku Kltix Klan ATLANTA, .June 10 COP)—Jnmes A. Coloscott, 12-year-old former veterinarian of Terro Haute, md. today was chosen Imperial wizard of Hie Ku Klnx Klnn and Immediately announced plnns lo "mop »P alien inllueiice.s" In the Unllcd Slates. Colcscolt, a professional Man worker lor 1C years succeeded Dr. Hiram W. Evans, who had the lop rank In the robed and hooded order since 11)22. Asked about reports (hat the "revllnlked" Wan «-oul<l begin n coiiceiilrntcd attack on Jews mid Catholics Colescoll refilled guardedly. . "I consider Jews a minority _ oup" he said. "If they have a problem it is the undoubted result of their adopt themselves wholeheartedly to the \n\, erlcan ideas and principles." Asked about the new klan attitude toward catholics adopted by the national "klonvocatlon" In session here thc new wlwird denied that the membership was opposed to any creed. The' bnld new leader said hts four yenr reign us wizard would be "an administration of action." - "Tho, nery cross will again I on Ihe hilltops of America" said SINGLE .COPIES FIVE' CENTS Arraignment In Superior Court Of 17 Year Old Girl Anticipated SAN FRANCISCO. June 10. W-IVgffy well, New York farm pi), lost one of her best dinners .0 escape life Imprisonment, for the khltiiijiirnv of livc-ycar-oid Krohe Osljorn toddy when authorllles announced that she will be tried In superior court Instead ol Juvenile court, Miss Well win be 18 next week. Emilia she Is not yi't IB her case could Imvc been set for Juvenile court where leniency might havo been extended her. Bui in superior courl Iho state's mandatory life imprisonment sentence for kldmip- ers would be her fate If she WITO convicted. A fortmil plea ol not utility was entered for her by James Toner nsslslant public defender, allliouiili she snld she preferred lo plead eiillly nnd "get II over with." Toner wanted lime to study Die cniio mid gel n re|x)rt on )ier Jiienlal condition. "I am not ciimy," Miss WellsiiUI, Police believed 11 was the desire for prelty clothes and spending money Hint caused her lo Ileo to San Jose \vllh tlie boy Wednesday, leaving u note for tho elilld's iiiolber dcmandliist {l.aoo ransom for snfo retiirn of the child. The note warned aenliisl notifying police but Mrs. Osuron disregarded lluil warning, British Royalty Given Tumultuous Welcome By Gotham's Millions "o" 11 "' '' Game Club to Reward Five Best Crow Hunters ^ SACKVILLE, N. D. (UP)-Dctor- nifued to end Iho destructive ac- tK'llies of crown In thc vlcinlly of Sackvllle, the .executive of Iho Pish and Game club hns placed a bounty on them. To the five members turning In the largest numucr of crows before Water Carnival Program Listed By P.E.O. Group -The program of the P. E O Second Annual Water Carnival lo be held Wednesday night at the Walker Park pool, was announced today. The aquacade, which will begin at ..eight o'clock, will have for its first feature. Ihe baby bathing beauty contest. Girls from two through six years may 'compote for Hie title of "Little Miss Blylhe- ville" and the winner will receive a .silver loving cup. This, first attraction is to take place at the pcol, which will be decorated in gay red. white and blue flags and streamers for n patrlolic scheme to blend with the colorful lights which will play upon the water and Ihe mulli-colored bathing suits lo be w6rn by the beauties. A new attraction announce:! is that of the jitterbug exhibition, which is expected to cause much Interest. Performers from Oscecla and Blytheville will do the latest jitterbug dances on the concrete pavilion which circles the pcol with O. M. Morgan in charge of Ibe nickelodeon music for all events. Harold Nathan Rosenthal Ls making arrangements for the jitlerbu» performance, in which a number of boys and girls will participate. A diving exhibition of Memphis and Blytheville swimmers will attract those who love this sport wilh J. Mell Brooks in charge of planning this part of the program The clowns, which proved the most amusing of last year's carnl- •val. will again come into their own with a specialty act. in addition to amusing Hie crowd throughout the evening. Thc identity of these performers Is being kept secret, it Is said. L. T. Mocre and Miss Pauline Ulm, who have appeared here frequently as a dance team, will give a comical dance duet. The bathing beauty contest for girls will climax thc formal program and this will be followed by a- swimming parly for all who attend the carnival, who wish to remain, and a dance at the American Legion hut. which Is sponsored by the Bachelors' club In honor of thc beauly contestants. Mayor Marion Williams will crown the 1939 bathing beauty winner when the judges announce their decision. R«I J« s « dbur y. president of the ngn priest and prophet; I Bachelors' cjub and J. Mell Brooks,'herd, chief rabban; MI M f ilf 7 ? Mississippi coun-' potentate; and A. E " the pMtTvrtn 8 " 0 1 WWCh °F CmlM ' shmlll> Ark '- assistant rt>rpn»roi{t»c svcrs 01 i \&), AS nicre than p »uu oitriricrs ceremonies. . | mcc) b y the big barbecue pit at the Scehes"ArOsccola As WORUKS l Tiibcrnnclc world lour, > Symbolic of llielr vlill of friend- Milp they lunched In [he United Slates federal building in the Court of Peace . ? at ! Ihe world I .FViIr firounds Inlo iililch 109,237 persons imil thronged at 1-pm. Handi Wared a geellng arid sol-" dlers, snllois and marines snapped lo present arms, as their majesties came up tbo bay from Sandy Hook to Iho skyscrapers of iower Man- hallan Wand nnd then motored through strccls which police estimated wore packed with 2,600,000 shouting Americans. It with n liiiuitd, hnzy day with heat mndo more oppiesslvc by ft 20-mlnutc shower which broke soon nflcr the king nnd queen,'cx- cltcd and pleased, nt n roaring New York welcome, arrived at the fairgrounds lu n tcmperatino,, , of 81 degrees. ^ " Eailler In,the day theVoyal covi-' ple debaikcd at the Battery fiom ' the ,cle«troyei Wanliiglon, which" broiighl Uicm fiom Sandy Hook, "lid were swept Immediately In the. limnill of a New York welcome from llio liraijx to Brooklyn and' nil the boiouglw of Ihe new world- • melrojiolls. Millions trooped Inlo \ Jwelleilng Manhattan lo cheer Great Biltdln's .soveielgn couple. -•-• -•-- - "• mu UMUIUII iiviiKs The Kciuy Ocorgc nnd Elizabeth '• developed several weeks ago when rode In a bullet proof auto, which ' tho Nov. crazier, who had been led a 13 car procession from the piwor for more thnn tv year re- bultory. through Iho canyons of- signed "by request." Mo claimed Manhattan, Unit Ills controversy was with llio I Police Commissioner Lewis Vnl-- chiirch oiilclals and that a largo online had 13,385 men on duly (o majority of the church cougrega- 'handle the Huongs, most of them, tlon mm with him In the dispute,Iassigned lo Iho Manhattan ionic. "'"'"'" P. Cooper Is nlloriiey for H'wns the laigcst mobilization of '" " Police lu New York, hlstoiy nnd' emphasised the extraordinary precautions (nkcii to protect the mon- nrclis lu this polyglot city. • ', Their majesties came down the gangplank from the WBrrlnglon and were welcomed by Mayor La-, << Qunrdla for (he'City ntid'Pover- noi Ifciuerl If. Lehman for • the. Empire Stale. • - — 1 Acceded by moupted police and followed,by, thc king'and queen got n taste of a real. New York welcome when' tlck'cr' tape nnd paper showered upon them for mile's. ' Bul Church Officials .Temporary Order Docs Nol Restrain Followers ___ V Climiccllor J. P. Oaulney ycslcr- <lay (jmiiled n temporary iiilmie- llon restraining ih c Rev. R w -lcT »om preaching In ' Hue' anil Vine ntrcct church build- big at the Full oas Church of (his city. Chancellor Claiilney declined lo ncludc in the lciii]iorary reslriUn- Ing order members of thc Cro/ler facllon lu (ho Intra-church slrlfc The Injutictlon iwUtlon was nicti by the purporlcd board of deacons of Iho clmrcli. Ihe church Irustcra and j. u Musjjravcs, dlslrlct Kii|)er- vlsor of Ihe I'eiHecostiil chureli of Clod of America, Inc. An open spill in the church ranks ago when -•- - . -*~~ t *^, .„ LlLLUb HUJI 1U1 Iho petitioners nnd Knl H Harrison and Roy E. Nelson represent llic defendants. Chicago Corn] open high low close Mempliian's Car Is Stolen At Osceola A car, owned by a Memphlun, was slolen fiom off the street at^ Osceola at 2:10 o'clock this morning. Tho 1939 Chevrolet, two dooi sedan, was grey and had a Tenh-.^ csseo license number 2-2244, No liace bad been found at noorr :oday. ' Clock Kills Alligator . ' ASHLAND, WIs. (UP) — John C. Chnpple Irst his pet alligator In a strange way. An alarm clock slipped fiom his hands ivlillc 'he was H'lndlnff It and struck the alligator In the middle. Both stopped t'Olng. , New York Cotton NEW YORK, June 10 (UP)- Coltoii closed steady. ' ' v open high IOR>: close Jill Oct. Dee. Jan. Mar. May 930 841 818 8J4 . 803 198 930 8-18 832, 814 800' 799 S27 844 817 809 799 795 928 845, 819 810n 801 795 Spots closed : nominal at 998 olt Stock Prices NEW YORK, June 10. (UP)— Stocks moved irregular , in dull trading Icday. Bonds were mixed. AT&T ..-...., 169 1-8 Anaconda Copper •. '25 Associated D G .•.; 81-8 Belli Steel'-".': I.-... 581-2 Boeing Air .-..:... 225-8 Chrysler l .V... 71 1-8 General Electric "...'. 385-8 General Motors i... « Montgomery Ward :.'.'.-VVV. 52 1-4 N Y Central V... 15 1-4 Packard '. 33.3 Phillips •.'.•.':... 36 1-4 Radio ., ...;'....; 6 1-4 Schenley .' 14 Simmons 241-4 Sociny Vacuum '...::..,.. 11 7-8 Standard Oil N J ...' 45 1-4 Texas Corp 39 3-4 U S Steel 49 1-8 (1). Officials of Sahara Temple •ine Bluff. Front row, left, to right: :. S. Lynch, oriental guide- Bill 5eiz cf Hot Springs, captain of the uard; "Red" Ezell, first cerenunial master; Top row, left to right: Tom Hooker, past potentate and ilgh priest and prophet: Bill of Osce:la school grounds they were served by members of the host group. A portion of the "bread line- shown. ,(3), Ha^ .Jackson, • MfsSlsslpcl ccunly sheriff and one of Ihe group of hosts. ' (4). Chief Will to O f thc Mcm . phis police department was one of the visiting delegation representing the Al Chymla Temple. (5). Many Shrincrs hroughi Ihelr camerns. Tills particular lensmau used up his entire supply of film before the festivities were half over. (SI. Heading the Memphis delegation were: left to right: W. A. \Vo:dmansee, recorder Al Chymla Temple; John Waterman, former Blytheville resident, chief rabban; Lake Hays, potentate; Chancellor L. D. Bejach, high priest and prophet; and Dr. Charles C. King, oriental guide. (7), Included In the Osceola Hale, entertainment; L. W.' Williams, f:od; and Jim Bunn, publicity. Mr. Thrallklll and Mr. Williams were instrumental In start- mg thc class which was Initiated Thursday. (8). Members of the oriental band from Memphis signed up Louie Isaacs or Blythevllle as a (lancer. white the musicians furnish the accompaniment. (9). Sam Rosen, left, cf Memphis, escorts the oriental dancer through the streets of Osceola during the morning festivities. The dancer Is Impersonated by J. c. "Bill" Hanklns who has attracted widespread attention at national Shrine meets In this role, themselves on the Inside looking out as the Osceola jail doors closed on them as they served brief terms during ihe initiation. Looking through thc bars are: lelt to right: L. H. Autry of Burdelte, Myron Nailing, H. c. "Hank" Davidson, Ben F. Butler, Elliott Sartaln. Bruce July Sept. Chicago Wheat open high low close 741-2 753-8 741-2 745-8 747-8 757-8 747-8 751-8 WEATHER Arkansas—Cloudy, local showers lonlght and in east portion Sim- day, cooler In northwest portion Sunday. . Memphis and vicinity — Local —. .. ~. u .. w ., .^.1.^^, odjtum, ouRt; . jutunpitis iinn vicmuy — LOCa' Ivy, all of Osceola, and Cecil Gngeislipners and slightJy cooler tonight nf .TnnMYwM-A , > of . l«/«c-3t U^UIJJCJUIULC .(U 'IU )*», —Courier News photo I day parlly cloudy and cooler.

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