The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 26, 1930 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 26, 1930
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Served by the United Press DT'TTTf IT fc V ILL 1HE DOMINANT NEWSPAl'EH OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI ;R NEWS '. HOMEEDITI^ VOL. XXVII—NO. 217 Blytheville. Courier, Blytlievill* Herald, Blj-tnevlue Daily News, Mississippi Valley Leader. BLYTIIKVILLK, 3. WEDNESDAY. NOVKMliKU 2G, lOHO SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Hoover Will Make Relief ais Held 1'or ' SI 6,500 From (Mara Bow MajorTask StiSDCnsioii of Business by First National Leaves K Federal Loan Would Meet Arkansas Situation Says' Hoover Commissioner. LITTLE ROCK, Nov. . 20 (UP)— Tlie state wide committee named by G .7. Parnell to aid Arkansas' 35.CCO unemployed convened today at the capital to complete organization and to consider methods to bring ab=-uf, immediate casement cf the situation. The ccinmittee, composed of 20 citiwns representing various sections and organizations of the state, will co-fp;rate with national, county and municipal groups. Will Discuss Loan Proposal A "proposal for the federal government to lend the state $5,003.- COO for road arid bridge building as a rc,3nsurc ti produce employment will be dbcussed. "The suggestion made by seme of your citizens of appealing to the government for a fund of 55,000,003 . lo t? used In building county roads appals tc\ me as the only possible solution cf f your unemployment problem, which also includes your farm problem." declared Captain J. P. Lucey of Dallau, Tex., member of President Heaver's national unemployment commission for the area including Arkansas. Will Support Proposal. "in Arkansas we have a problem . quite different from Miat in other -sta'tes aligned to me," said Captain •Tiiirey. "Your problem is largely- one of agriculture, with very htile industry. The road building plan wculd make it possible to put to work, almcst every fanner in the state, and I shall give it my support." Captain Lucey, as a irsmber ot the national commission, represents Missouri, - Louisiana, Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. WASHINGTON, NOV. 20 <UP>— i President Hoover has virtually! completed the message he will send to congress December 2 on the state of the union. In it the president stresses above all other government problems the I need for unemployment relief leg- | Isiation, the United Press was in- : formed today. SURVEY FOR I5S1JGIIIE Arkansas Power and Light Hopes to Submit Proposal Next Month. Thanksgiving Program at Rotary Club Today Agents of the Arkansas Power \ and Light company yesterday com-' meiiced a, survey which will provide the basis for any propctal the ceremony may make for furnishing] natural gas to Blytheville William Green,?, manager of Uie company's JonesbDro interests, said that it was; necessary to oblain detailed infcirmation on the potential market for gari here, and' on the! cost of the necessary Installation ' but, that he ji'rped to have the re-'j quired data, in shape for the December session of the council, at which the matter of a gas franchise is aeai!( scheduled for action. According to the explanation given the council ab its last meet- j ing by Mr. Greene and by B.C. Shaffer, general manager of the! Memphis Natural Gas crrnpar the latter company will deliver g to, the Ark. company at a- point] on the Arkansas side of, the river | pp-jsite Covingtan,,-Tenn., if-the 1 Arkansas concern" decides that It Is! feasible to udzrtake dKributl'tt of 1 gas in Blyth3ville and other nearby, towns. o thank Thee, God, that once again Tlie need we hiwo to. share with others Has wakened, in the hearts of men, The charity -that makes us brothers. We thank Thee for the inner spark That will not let us shut our eyes When men are hungry, in the dark, And ask our help with humble cries. We thank Thee for. the glowing light That radiates from human kindness And shines through the eternal night To strike away our human blindness. -•'14- ,^-«*j' > **<*& Many Activities Will Mark Thanksgiving Observance at th« o'clock, I Luiui,} Kuiiiciuii;;], icii£iuu£ bt-i vitea I willl me UC-V, Mar and numerous entertainments. Be-[pastor of the I r !i ginning at 6:30 -in the morning,!church, preaching I when there will be a'sunrise arav-' ?.< n-icp »-itj> n»f,ci/ people will observe, ECI vices are io be held day tomorrow with | First Methodist church, 10 family gatherings, religious services! with the Rev. Marsh M. First .... . --, -, <K thejjcrmon. T^is. will be a'sunrise pray.- s: nice, with miislc contributecf-by and motorists will be \ the clioir of the hostQss church, last one hour. This service will A Thanksgiving program was i given at the weekly Rotary lun- i cheon todny. The Rev. Marsh M.) Cailaway, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, spoke on "Tilings For Which We Should Be Thankful". ! E. D. Ferguson, president of the; Chamber of Commerce, spoke brief- ! ly of the; annual Chamber of Com-! ,, ITT mcrce membership drive whic'.i isjVjl'and Lodges 01 to begin Thursday. December 4. c. n i Visitors were (he Rev. Mr Oil-' OtatCS Kepl'esented laway and J. R. Gregson of Jones-1 j) cgree Ceremony. is to be broadcast oVer KLCN. The five public schools of the city closed this afternoon for the LITTLE ROCK, Tlie' number of Nov. 20. (UP) — Arkansas banks rei'vlce to other cities for family reunions and football games, u»e oay's activities will close with a danc: at the new armory tomorrow night. Appropriate religious services have been arranged. Tlie Christian Endeavor socie- j today. tics of rthe First Presbyterian] -The Hev. Mr. Catlaway was the'of Bald Knob church will be hosts to other principal speaker for the senior Both InstiMions informed and junior high programs at which he read the 100th Psalm for 'the remainder of- custom, in the week as is the ail of the schools llianksgiving programs were given Kree.Montgomery County Institutions •New Bank. " fairs of I lie First National bank of! Cnriilhersvllle, which closed its doors about 1!:30 o'clock ypslcrday afternoon, as the result of what \ oilldnls termed a steady wlthdrnwal i of deposits, have been placed In I charge of the comptroller of cur' rency. II. o. Harrison, national bank examiner out of the St. txmis office. Is here In control of the closed bank. Hope (o Reorganize Although no statement wns forthcoming from officials of the closed Institution or the bank examiner confidence was expressed In other reliable sources that the would re-organize and open again, possibly (is a stale bank. Tlie bank is the second financial institution In Cnrnthersvllle to close Its doors this year, the Citizens Trust company having closed in March. Frozen assets were blamed for Hie failure of the Citizens Trust company. Bolh hanks were reorganisations of preceding tanks. The First National bank was re- I organized from the old Peoples bank about 15 yenrs ago and t h • Citizens Trust company developed out of a reorganization of the Pem- Iscot County bank nt about the same time. Cash Slowly Withdrawn Tile recent failure of over 00 banks hi Arkansas, Tennessee. Kentucky, and several In Southeast Missouri, seemed to have-Its effect on the local blink, it is stated, and a clow run started 10 days ago. At that time the bank was in good financial condition, having cash on hand amounting to $117.551 and deposits of $508,612 with no bills payable.- Last Saturday the cash had suspended during runs of the past week which have reopened was swelled to 15 today with resumption of business by the Bald Knob State bank and the Citizens Bunk at - young people of tjie city for a sm.rise prayer meeting at that church. Fred Sandefur will bo leader of an intcrtsting program which is to continue for an hour. The annual union Thanksgiving ipartmcnt were con the this $430,000, and bills .payable amounted to $20,000: When- tlie bank closed deposits totaled about $330,000, it Is reported. R. L. Ward, local attorney, \f president of the First National and C. F. Bloker. cashier. Caruthorsville's one remaining bank, the Bank of Caruthersville, retained the confidence of the community and reported only normal withdrawals, it is stated. No Accurate Estimate Yet Available of Loss in Lives and Property. TOKYO, Nov. 2C. (UP)—Severe earlhrniakes rocked'scores of towns and vllhges In southern Japan today, taking n heavy toll of lives. MomUnln towns In'tlie bcautifiil and picturesque Izu pcnlmulti counted 222 dead and many. Injured, an ofllclal statement said. Further casualty reports were coming V In stendily. Hundreds of houses and buildings were destroyed. In !- Shlzuoka prefecture alone 187 .were killed. • Among the towns hardest "hit were Nlraynma, Nagaoka, Atarhl and Mlshlma. Tha earthquake, began at 4:03 n. in. ami lasted 13 seconds. It cen- | tered in the northern part of the peninsula. Ml. Fmjl and scores of Daisy Dcvoc EX J towns were^ rocked. A slight tidal wave occurred on Boso peninsula. ' The qunke was the worst experienced In Japan since the disastrous temblor of September 1, 102?. Tokyo nnrt Yokohomn escaped with slight damage, chiefly to water pipes. No cnsulaUcs were reported in the two titles. . Physicians tind Red Cross workers were rushed to the quake area. Will Plead Monday to Indictment on 37 Grand ;Larceny Counts. •••. boro, guest of E. B. Noble. I ._.... i LEACHVILLE, Ark.—The grand' h 10 Distribute I lodges cf three states were repre-' n i . ' filled at a meeting of Masons at-, BaSKetS, Undid by approximately 2CO mem-i j ters and visitors In' Leachville Monday night. : Three Master degrees were day. The Freshman class sponsored the high school assembly Vrlth th&se numbers: piano duct, Margaret Shaver and Anna Mae were nominal. Establishment of a new bank resulting from the merger of three Montgomery county institutions also was reported. The Montgomery The Lake Street Methodist church is sponsoring a movement to provide happiness for 12 needy ferred. each in a different manner j families of this city on Thanks- by t-.ogrce teams frrcn Arkansas!; B' vin 3- ! Tennessee and Missouri, who ac-' .. The . churcn membership has been ! com-anied tte.grand lod^e rspre-- • sentatives. dividcd into 12 groups and each Have filled baskets with foods, clothing and other gifts. These arc io be distributed early' tomorrow morning. Mrs. R.-G. Arnold I A team from Stonewall Lcd?e Ko. 723, of Memphis headed by Jack L- Newsom. master cf the lodge, conferred one degree, a team' from Hornersville Missouri Lodge No. 215, headed bv Frank C'.iail-, rv. -, -i ii land, master of tlie Hornersville LM2S at family Home, lodje, conferred anotliir degree and | the third was conferred by a team Funeral services will be held to-jf 1 "" 1 tns lc<! S c at Manila. Ark., niorrow njtcrnoon nt 2:30 o'clock , headed by Oeo. Fuqiia. a pa e mns- for Mrs. Laura Jane Arnold. 45,' t=r ot ""t lodge and assisted by- wife of R. Q. Arnold, v-ho sue- j R - c - Giizzard, master of Para- goi:!d Ledge No. ?88. The meeting was presided over by put master H. A. Lacy of the Marjorie Stewart; story, "The Fable of the Ant and Grasshopper", Carl Grablc; reading, "When Frost. Is On The Pumpkin". Margaret Sh.iv- - er; /-toryl^ Mia Furt^v song. Bradford Chitwood Arrest-'iff?,' ' ed in Courtroom After'^^If^,. Negroes Testify. , The programs 'Ward school were The trial of two negroes on llome r t»ms with the history and charges of gamin? resulted in the English classes sponsoring them, arrest of Bradford Chitwood on a The Sudbury elementary school '•r-- e of r>i:er.Tjng n gambling had its program this afternoon tiruse in police ccnrt this mcrnin». with the 6B2 class, Mrs. J. R. Jones: address, the Rev. Mr. Calls- , County bank of Mount Ida, the way; talk, The History of Thanks-: Caddo Vclley bank of Norman, and giving . Doris Douglas; vocal solo, the Oden state bank of Oden con" solldated to form the Dank of Montgomery county, capitalized at $10,000. All three banks suspended last week under the five day provision of the stnte banking law. - in Thanksgiving ^^ the Central confined to ment said today they expected several other suspended banks to reopen before the close of the week. cumbed at, the family home, 124 East Roie street, nt 6:50 o'clock this morning after a long illness. _, ...... . ._ „.. The Rsv. Shands of Hoxie will i Lechville lodge, for whom the cc- cfficiat? at the services which will' cnsion was also by coincidence a be held at the Lilly slrect churc'.i.! cc'.;t:ation of his 52ud birthday. Interment will be made at Maple Fcllcwing the work, talks were Grove cemetery. Funeral plans are in charge of the Cobb Undertaking company. • made by M 'nr 1 '"'.'. Stanley McDowell ' grand master Chicago Po'iceman Slain fa Gun BatHp on -Street niisvilic. Me., r^puty grand master 11 ""*,,i- (lie 5ist Missouri diirict, who Tennessee and nov; a member of th; custodian board in Tennessee, who represented the grand ledge of that state, by B. P. Parks of Hor- htm ' CHICAGO Nov 2G (UP) Po ' br °" 8ht ^f 1 ? 35 torn the Mis- liceman Jam or.' lurl ~ M I sourl grand lodge, and by J. B. shot and knw, „ C ,° T ^ ' ??*' Bunn of Osceola, recently elected a fcun b-iUlJ »-in 3 y Iod 5 r' tc T - junlcr grand deacon cf the Arkana gun battle with an unldenllflfd ; ^ Gl * nd ^dee. representing the i Arkansas grand ledge. I Members of the Leachville rrder | of Ea:<ern Star assisted the Masons Rpcma D.,1' , t ' l» serving a sumptuous banquet; ivcitue ratientS trom \ tonowinj the meeting. Announce- ! Dyersburg Hospital Flre^^rM 1 ^ re S The-nsgrc»j were fined 115 each t-'.:l-a-k»(« fo- ap->o^ls to circuit roi'rf. "Clhitwcod. who was siting in the courtroom an interested sp3c!a- tor during their trials, was served' Kith a variant isiued from O'-o A padded fable fMinrt in Chit-' woods' lunch rcom in the west end' was used only for a card table, the i negro "house man" to'.d the court, i , All tjfln^^.ng wai ccnfliied to card nlivir-.- '• c'M--rmin: the piiro' '• _, ' ~7 "'•'! ""' i- of s::t drlnts. the negroes twl- i,...!,,^"."!,,^ sevcral d IleQ. ', r - r. C'-itivjx-J'.-! rcr.ue.M ic- a contlii- \ v js wi'lio M. C"X. cf this city ,.,„.„ 0 , hf . ,,..,, U]lt ,, S3lm . rir , v - wlll a(tend the terv | ces _ was crantcd by Judee W. D. r.rav-1 etle. Claud Cooper represented the negroes and Chitword. i I^cnti^v Geneva Cp.mpoell':: deposit of S50 ""=""'7 with voltec was ordered forfeitod ty Judge Gravel te when she failed to anrwer a. charje of (Illegal pos- Continued on Page 7 , for Kennett Accident Victim; irsn ar.i to te held I , Mo., Baptkt church' '-.irsdjy afternoon for John Len-: i. 37, well known resident r l that '-*. '.v^o c 11 ^'! last nljht frcm in- Removes Last Ol> st?c'e to U. S. Adherence to World Tribunal. ' McAniliy Campbell Receiver CAMPBELL, Mo. Nov. 20.—Attorney J';'in A. McAnally of Kcn- nelt received notiricatlon yi^ster- day thnt he had beei\ appointed receiver of tbi First Nnlional.Bank cf Campbell for the perir.d necessary to its liquidation. The ar>- polntmeut was made by tlie comptroller c[ the curi.jncy at Washington, D. C, throngli Uie Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. McAnally lock charge of the bank yesterday afternoon. Mr. McAnaJly is a veteran at- t'.rncy of tWs county and is chairman of the Republican county committee.. Appointment of the revolver relieved National Dank Examlrjr H. G. Han-ison of Piedmont, who hai been In charge since the closing of the bank, c>f his duties. The bank i was closed Tuesday. Nov£nir,?r 10 ! by order of its board of directors ani placed In the hands of the national banking, department. Plans nrc being made looking toward rc-,r^nin^ ana rcorcani/atiDn cf the bank' at a early date in LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26. (UP) — Daisy Dcroe, former secretary to Clara Bow, screen star, today was arraigned on an Indictment accusing her of 31 counts of grand larceny from Miss Cow. j At the request of her attorney | Superior Judge Walton Woods iwr- ! mlttcd a delay In entering plea un' til Monday. The amount Involved in the 31 accusations against Miss Dsvoe was approximately $16.500. She was accused of having taken the sums between September 15 and Oclober 19 of this year, shortly before she was dismissed by Miss Bow. Miss Devoe recently entered suit against District Attorney Enron i Fltts and a number of his invest! \ ] gators, and Miss Bow and the latter's "boy friend," Rex Bell, accusing them of having unlawfully seized property belonging to her. ,Swol!sn Seine Threatens , Paris Lowlands, Suburbs PARIS. Nov. 26 (UP)—The flood threat Increased today in. thii'low lying sections of Paris es the River Seine, swollen by rcecnt heavy rainfalls, continued to rise. ' The crest was. expected today. While the river was still several feet below the tons of the para-' pets authorities .took ••• no chances.. 'A - E tovo.. of-jBarl'ifa n. an burbs~• :j nili towns near thr capital wen: partly Bunder water. " Bandits on Hand When. i Collector Gets Money I CHKJAGO. Nov. 2G (UP)—Sol 'Bulka, n tobacco wholesaler, stop- !ped at Mrs. Ethel Karnnda's cigar store with a bill for $HO for supplies 'v.-Jilch hn had sold her.. Mrs. Knrandti handed him the money and ha stood holding the currency.' Two bandits walked in; matched the roll of bills from Bulka's hand and fied. Bulks was a good loser. He ga\-e Mrs. Karanda a receipt for the $140. | Dolores de! Rio 111; j Operation Is Likely GENEVA, Nov. 26. (UP)—Cuba notified the League of ic Root pro- making possible adherence of to prevent loses lo and depositors. It i-: stockholders stated by those who ore nsslMlng in t::c organ!zatl-in that the ncce^ary capital stock is practically complete now. Senator Quarles Fails to I Identify Him as Man • Who Offered Bribe. HOLLYWOOD, Cal., Nov. 25. (UP)—Dolores del Rio, film actress. Is In a hespital here facing a major operation, it was learned today. While her condition waa ^ not critical Drs. Ernest Fishbaugh' and Arthur Cecil declared it was' serious. Observation within the next-fen- days will decide whether or riot'.'it will be necessary to operate, they said. $50.COO Coal Mine Pay Missed by Bank Bandits As New Madrid Man res-Ion of liqirr this morning. A charge of speeding against Gccrge Keltncr was continued lin- court. Withdrawal of Cuba's objection j KINCAID, III, Nov. M. (UP>— removes the final barrier to Amer- • The Thanksgiving payroll 'er the lean entry to the court. (Klncald coal min?rs •*•».< saved by Gulllelmo de Blanck. the Cuban 1 ft matter of minutes ;ed.iy when representative, said Cuba would ' five bandits he'd up the Kincald ratify at once the revised statutes ' Trust and Savings b.isiV:. Missing a of the world court, thereby' auto- '• $50,000 shipment of r.irri-ncy. the matically withdrawing tic single | bandits escaped with f3.KO. LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 2u. IUP)-- Gcorge Partaln, Memphis jporls- ' | mnn charged with atlemptcc! brib- '. cry In connection with the passiqe i of a state law to legalize bitting on horse races during the 1329 gen-! era! assembly, was acquitted by a : jury in circuit court here today. : Stato Senator John M. Quarles,, j to whom Partaln was alleged to' 1 have ofTcred a thousan:! dolhis lor ; his Influence for passage of the biil.' failed to Identify Partaln as t)ie man who offered him the money. Nye Will Seek Federal Cor.lrol of Frim Manila Baptist Pastor • Holds Revival Services The Manila Baptist chnrch has begun nn evanrelislic meeting v.-hich will continue fcr Hvo or Ihree V.T,;:<S. Tils Rev. G. R. Tiy- 1"\ r-ist:-. i-. doin.j [he prea'.t;in? nnd th3 sinking is 1«I by Frank Adarmi of Paragould. who is w?ll knc?;n thro;iThr.u> this section ns an evangelistic singer. Services ar,> l-.jUl ._>ach night at 7 o'clock and later day ssrvices will be held. Home Companies Lose Their Texas Permits ~ Nov - 2G <up) MEMPHIS. NDV. 26 (UP)— T.\e , .. ...... bcdv of a man found In the Mis- handed opposition of Cuba to the I Bank officials teii--v-:d ai first Hrslpnl river earlv this week'to- Project. , the $50,000 payroll, dt>'.inc(l forth? ! Peabody Coal conip-T.y r-.iines. wss I among the bundles of currency the day was identified as Albert Emory. 75-year-old government con- with five exploded • cartridges. , !?„}„..„ Peturn ll'ri ' Madrid, ramp Mo. employee of New Truck TnlCVes Here Two ne TENN., Nov. of grand master of t'he tenth | alleged to have stol- f the , -'ndian Summer Follows Rocky Mountain Storm r i n i n f. ' amon R trie btv Customs Patrol Graft ; bandits took. .Probe Brings Resignations' j WASHINGTON, Nov. 26. (UP)— i ! Legislation to provide federal con- - -' trol of state primaries will be of- •>»« company of Little- Rock, Ark, . fercd by Senator Nye, Republican "";, H , :me ^ msuraiKe c-nipKuy ; North Dakota, in the next rewlir i" 1 ! t! ' c H '' 1;; A = f ^^t ccmpiny, ;^i=n of congress. Nye ssld to- ^^^"^^ . j vokatlon c' tr.^ir permits. hc« DETROIT, MICH., Nov. 26. (UP) —Under fire In a sweeping investigation of nllested grafting practices In the customs putrol ranks DENVER, Colo. Nov. 26. (UP)—' here ' 21 members of the patrol ndlan summer returned today for nave submitted resignations In the most of the Rocky mountain ration. J 05 . 1 nvs weeks, It was learned here men were held I head. No Conrhr T To permit Its tin Joy the holiday «lt illes. and lit accorn. custom followed !>-. nes; instltnlious. News plant will b morrow, Thpr.fc 1 There will be no row, but piibllraUo: sumed Friday. r,,^v ;::•.:.< to 011: ;!iar fam- [-. c wilh the :.-.ft bm\- t ':•.-• Courier • c:o.'ed lo.!;::• day. ..i:\-r tomor- \;!1 bt re- ; Truck Carries Away i ! Sadbury Soccer Ball WEATHER A truck somewhere has a socce- ball In It which is badly wanted b'- students of the Sudbury school : Will the finder please return' it? 1 While pupils were playing soccer yesterday afternoon on the campus the ball landed In a truck and I the pupils were unable to attrac' the driver's altenllon before he was out of sight. Their only remembrance of the passing vehicle was that it pulled a trailer. : ARKANSAS-Fair, cclder. 14 to 22 degrees in north r»"'io:i. 18 to . 22 in i^iifh tonighr. Thursiiy fair. • slowly risi::; temperature. According to Uio official weather observer, Charles Phillir-s. the r-ln- Imum temperature here yesierdxv was 29 degress nnd the maximum 52 degrees: clear. On the sjmc day a year ago the minimum (cti- peratnrc was '.0 deprfcs and the I mnxiinuni 50 rtfar?c.5: clniitly.

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