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Served by the United Press BHTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NOHTHEA KV n s .,.,.,r,. _T_ . .. "^ ^ •*" * • * • • K_/ VOL. XXX—MO. S'-' Ulythevllle Ually News Ulyllievlllc Courier Mississippi Volley Kader Blyllievlllc Herald THE DOMINANT KKWBIWER OF NO.OHEA Bl- ARKANSAS AND BOUTHKAST H1BBOURI HI.YT11KV11.1.K. ARKANSAS, KIUDAY, MAUOI 10, \\Y.\.\ HOME EDITION SINGLE COPIES FIVE'CENTS H;< DILLINGER IS BELIEVED TRAPPED Insull Taken Frorn^ Ship at Sea IIP SEIZES HIM DEE H5I OF m Return of Former Utilities Czar to U. S. for Trial Seems Certain. ATHENS, Greece, Mar. 10 (UP) --Samuel Insull, racing lor freedom across the Mediterranean on a fast freighter, was overhauled by a Greek desiroyer nnd captured ulf Egypt- today, just as he was On- Greek U was , to slip from lire clutches of officials. faiitasiic and melodramatic climax io i mull's long iKittli 1 (o c.u-apc trial in the United .States. The utilities operator, subject of an unprecedented international iiiiinhiml, was within an ace of Irr.cdoin when the destroyer bore down on his ship. (he Meotls, and ordered it to heave to. Tile Meo- tis was about, to enter Port Kes- HT. not, far from Alexandria, and would have been outside Greet Jurisdiction. Insull, 74 years old and in )M»r heultb, was reported by wireless lu be prostrated with grief and chagrin over the failure of his vel! laid plans to escape from Greece, which had ordered him expelled afttr a long fight adjust extradition to Chicago. Government Angry ... The Greek government, infuriated by ,'Insull's flight from the country. aespit{?' the fact that he liad been ordered to get out immediately or be thrown out,, had sent peremptory rr.ickling aci-oss Horse Saves Child from Potter's Field HOT .SPRINGS, Mar. IG HJPI- I irst prize money In yi'iienlay's second horse raco ill Oukluwn track kept V. D. G'loa-eis, Jr.. 0- ycar-olri automobile accident vic- tlin, from being burled in potter's ! field. V- Benares, owned by Tom O'Biyan of Xatchez. Miss., swep^ under ihe wire three lengths in the lead to establish a track record of 1:1)8 1-5 for the 5 1-5 furlong distance. Thn Glowers child, who lived with his sick mother and seven brothers and .sisters near the track, was killed when he jumped hi iront of O'Bryan's tar Tuesday. Charity proUded for the destitute Glowers family. O'Bryan was n-jtlioiit funds but he and his wife owned one race horse, Benares, purchased in ilie cast for S100. ^^ n 1 M(T .*. '?° Pals Want Divorce Decree The MissKsippinn entered the horse with hopes of winnim; enough money to provide for the funiral. "U wns ( O'Bryan said. chance," wireless orders _ the Mediterranean, demanding that the Mentis •ctiivii. Tile thip ignored the commands, destroyer, in rapid pursuit, sent repeated calls to .._ received no replies. Insull will be brought back here for deportation. No country in F.nropt- wants him. It appeared inevitable that, lie would be forced to return to the United States for trial in connection with the collapse of his S100.GOO.CCO lirs empire. It ivas not believed any further punishment than expulsion awaited him although his escape almost caused n cabinet crisis. JI NEED FOR Cash Cost 51 Farm Family's Food Can Be Reduced to $40 Per Year. OSCEOl.A, Ark. - Mississippi county farmers, must grow bigger and better gardens this year, and in o?der to avoid drouth, overflow, cut wonns, or other clamugc which easily can wipe out a whole gar'• . it would be a B ood idea to e gardens on two or three sites, G. Atnslein. stale extension horticulturist, told Mississippi county farmers and farm women at the court house here Thursday. Mr. Amstctn said that Individual house type gardens, garden spots in the midsV of cotton fields or community gardens where produce for as many as five families can be grown co-opcralivcly, each had good points, mil thai regardless of tyix; the area should be larger than in previous years In addition [ 0 a big garden cv- .ery farm family of five should have two cows, 30 to 50 hens, 100 Ilrother Must Stand Trial TORONTO, Out.. March 10 tUP) —Extradition of Mnrtin J. Insull, fugitive utilities . executive nnd brother of Samuel Instill, to Chicago wa.;; confirmed on appeal today by the appeal court of Ontario. Decision was final, ending chickens for frying, two hogs weighing 200 pounds each or one 150 pound beef, and in addition lo other canned and dried foods there should be- provided for each member of the family at least 20 of tomatoes, according ( 0 Miss Gertrude Conant, state "nutrition specialist, who talked on lite tame program. Mr. Amstein said that in addi court battle whether Insull would face charges in connection utilities empire's wilh the Insull ccllnp«e. Closing Stock Prices A. T. and T no 1.4 Anaconda Copper 15 Jicthlehcm steel « 1-8 Cm-jsler 53 3-4 Cities Service 31-8 Coca Cola 104 General American Tank 40 General Electric 22 1-8 General Motors 371-2 International Harvester 42 Monlgqjnery Wnrd 32 1-8 Nrw York Central 375-8 Packard 51-2 Phillips Petroleum 17 3-8 ' Radio 8 Simmons Beds 20 1-4 St. Louis-San Franfcisco 3 5-8 Slar.dard of N. J. 5 Texas Co 26 3-4 ' U- S. Steel 525-8 Soe/Teld" 01 * SUC V" S Wl -Hbcd POtenU y potatoes, neld peas and beans, tur- strike inVrnimirv nhis ' nt «H ng. grown on PC foods eccla tie f?, ' per year. « i V " E '""' """ Hill IIS ry Trusty Guard for Permitting Escape , l-OKT SMITH. Mar. ID iUl>>- . Earl IX-cker. IniMy giuml nt (hi . il;it.- prison farm at Tm-Xr-r, went •on tiliil line todny on n clinrne of in'i-mllllng « prI«omT lo escnjw. i While a trusty at Hie prison . I farm Dcchvr. H U-ILS rlinrxcil. was 4 ;M'iu hwo 10 romovc a prisoner lo Ihe siau- pwilieniSary. \Vhik '"'"• "wKiT WIIK said to have held es; [.incloorgli Says Army Flyers Unprepared. Clarence Chambcilin. famous fly- WAS1UNOTON, Mar. 1C <UP>— er. charged before the senate poai- ofllc.? coinmltlrn today llml some passenger Uiws nt i!mi-s used ta- Ferior planes lx?causc tliey ->vere tied vi)> with nianudiclurlng com- mnies. Clmmberlln named Eastern Mr Transuorl and United Airlines Too ^ood ipals to slay married arc l-iura LaPlanle, film head- !liier~ above/ and William Seller, movie' director, below. Just to keep on adoring eacli other tliey win seek a divorce. In Itisa, Laivla. dei-larcn tlio acliMM. now filming a pjay In J.omlon. Slie says nefilier is to hlnmc—just IncomjallWlHy. nnd t j "wild party," UHI Unuik, licrinliicd Un> piisimcr lo cse ix-cker was indlv.U'd ui«i returned luw for irlnl m the do iniinil ot I'roseciithiK Attorney Howell Ilaipcr. A. ci. Htedinuti. siiperlntemlent of the stale prison, was hero for Ux- Irlnl, apparently as n witness. Mate Beat Her, Beauty Charges Trslilirs Army cilr corps pilots were sent aloft wilh the airmail wllhout i Miftidcmt (ireparnlion ur jiropsr equlpniml for the Job, Col. Charles A. Lindbergh toltl the 'sanii 1 committee luday .in one of three coincident- congressional Inquiries into various phases of airmail problems. - ' He explained Lhut Die urmy equipment is not designed for inai'. service. Lindbergh concluded Ids testimony before the ixxsloiflcc committee at 12:22 p. M. Ttt BTOB Lindbergh carried his lend wilh administration to sharp com- Rooscvclt committee Sewer District Commissioners, However, Favor Consolidation Plan. Commissioners of Sewer District 'i by resolution last night ap- iwlntcd O. C',. Camllll, who Is nl- rcndy serving as collector for two Improvement districts, OR collector for their district. The niiixr.ntmenf, was conditioned on Mr. caiulill's acceptance plaint against cancellation of con-1 and also on the possibility of Icentralizallon or collections for all Calls Action Unfair After- Idcritifyins himself, its' n Slti.dOO a ' year aviation advisor and also a stockholder In companies with airmail contract,';, (he. famous flyer raised his voice to protest that (hcse contractors should have been given the right of trial before being convicted. He condemned the administration airmail bill as unfair and. unjust. "You wouldn't want tVie public to get the impression (bat you would defend dishonest contracts. would yon?" asHod Senator Mc- Ki'llav. "I defend only the right to trial," Lindbergh replied. Appeal to President Likely In,Eifort to Avert Labor Warfare. WASHINGTON, March 16 (UP) —The president's recovery program moved into heavy seas today, tiirealened by widespread labor disturbances and strong opposition to a uniform 10 per cent increase in wages and reduction in hours. Indications were the president ll°'i to the farm Harden thorn , . in "! c j u '°" s , 1 wcle " le President land. Mrs, G. E. Keck and Oscar should h- an acreage devotee,!"£ ^1L^^ T^t! 0 ,,!'' """^^ w111 a "< n " lhe Iull " a1 ' Father of Local Man Dies at Sikeston, Mo. John A. Matthews, father of Fred Matthews ot this city, died at his home In Sikeston. Mo., last night ioUowinR a lengthy illncM. Funeral services will be held In that city Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Whit Goodman, Miss Ma Marie Sample of Holland. Mrs.- G. E, Keck and Oscar nprovcment districts al the city all In lhc future,: tn~*hlcb/ event' .IB commissioners wonld.be in fa- or of such a move. Mr. Caudltl aid today lie would accept the ppointmem but was not opposed o ccntniJIzntloii of tax agencies nd would step aside If such a "loveuiNit was perfected. Tiie commissioners also pointed ut that they were comparatively rccnt appointees, the oldest in trvlce being a commissioner for 'ss than a year, and could not be charged entirely with the con- Itlon of the district's aifalrs. At- omeys for the district have also been serving only about a year. For the past two years little ir no taxes have teen collected n the district or bond payments ne(. The • connntaioners Inlciu make a vigorous cllort to col- ect taxes, it is understood. No. course was planned in the matter of an audit of the dls- rict which showed nn "unac- :ounted for" amount of $832 i he accounls of Gordon Evrard, tormcr commissioner nnd collector <!e worst strike the counlry has ever seen 1 Industry. The tlle Scvenly per cent of the jiopirta- ilon of Canada live in (heir own , . , wlth ' hc » seriousness of the threatened auto " ^ Stdte vvns i!lcrc!1ECd . m More than a hundred farmers and farm women attended the meeting which was held tinder supervisilon of County Agents S D. Carpenter and J. E. crlt?, and Miss Cora Lee Colematt, demonstration agent. homt Masonic Club to Meet The Masonic social club will hold a meeting tonight at the Masonic hall at 7:30 o'clocg Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, Mar. 16. tUP) —Failure of congress to act on „ .-"'iBlvixj IU ULL Ull flic Bankhead bill limited trading the local cotton exchange to range. Positions closed' (o 0 point losses. 5-point with B New York Cotton NEW YORK. Mar. 16. (UP)_ 'Cotton closed barely steady. open high low" close Mar 1210 1210 1206 1206 May .... 1218 1220 12H 1215 July .... 1226 1230 1225 1225 Ocl 1239 1243 1237 1239 Dec 1250 1255 1249 1250 Jan 1256 1261 1255 1255 Spots closed steady nt 1235. oft NEW ORLEANS, Mnr. 16. (UP) —Cotton closed steady. open high low closc Mar .... 1204 1208 120X 1206 May .... 1210 1219 12U 1210 July .... 1227 1223 1224 1225 0« 1240 1242 1231 1238 Bee .... 12-19 1251 1248 1248 Jan .... 1231 1251 1251 1252b Spots closed steady al 1227 oft 8. 10. Chicago Wheat hood lhat, once started, the dis- ndustry. The strike threat moved nearer loday when tlic national labor 3Oavd concluded a two day hearing of charyes of American Federation of Lnlior executives against large automobile ninnufncturers, inchiriir.g General Motors and the Hudson company. * Auto \Vnrker Slain TOLEDO. O., March Hi. .(UP) — A Detroit auto worker was "taken for n ride" and shot to death shortly before midnight Inst night near Monroe, Mich., in what au- thorillcs believe to be the first open warfare growing out ol the automotive unrest. The man was believed to be John U Bailey or John Dshk. To Visit Europe For Trade Survey May July open high 86 1-2 87 5-8 low 86 3-8 87 1-2 - - 8G 6-8 a? 7-8 86 5-8 87 1-2 Chicago Corn open high i ow closc May 501-2 51 505-8 50 3- « July 52 3-8 52 7-8 S2 3-8 52 5-8 I Fire Destroys Gates ' Home Near Cooler COOTER.-Mo.—Fire of unknown origin destroyed the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thol Gate. 1 ! ft mile from here on the Slcclo road. Mr. and Mrs. Gates, who had moved to the place about February 1. had made Improvements on the house and had purchased new furniture. They saved nothing except a sewing machine and a dresser. Neither the furniture nor the oiiFC. owned by W. N. Holly, was covered by insurance. Friends are planning a shower for the Gales family and Mr. Holly states that ho will rebuild the house soon. Appointed special advisor (o Sec the World Economic Conference, Richard Washburn «ood*n Chlln, former ambassador to Italy, Is sliown leaving the White litmus piralory to Bailing Isr London. Politics Blamed for ,$3,000,000 Fire Loss 111KM1NO11AM, Ala., Mnich 1C i UP)--The city commission lodny rCMimiil Its Investigation lulo In- I'lllrk'iicy cluu-Ri'.s aKaliust the Iho dfpni-lmont In an ulmiisnlieru of •xtmiip ixillllcnl tension. The lnve.<llgutloii, called to nl- w Commlssloji IVeskk'nt James Join's to .suh.sluntlnte his •603 Hint H ivcent mclropoll- n lire left "a WKJO.WU.OOO mon- lenl to cheap |K>lltlc.<," opened ilcrdny. Jones, callliin u fovmer nro lef, who lestlllcd Una he could ve suppressed (ho lire hurt he en In charge, nnd muncraiui wlt- wscs who te.slinwl Hint lltinor InkliiK look place during (lie. lire _:hthiB. concluded iil.i evldenro esterdny. WHni'.wes today will defend the re department. Ity United Press .Seven southern TcDi[instuo»B romance aud rto- Icnt dlBsu^ea were describe* by Kothryn R»y, ~ above, aUgo, icreon, and 'bathing beauty, in a Now York dlTorce suit filed •gainst Martin An?.ue do Al- zngu. wealthy Argentinian. Sho accused him ot beating her snd ft! UviiblDE attention nn oilier worn**, Tax Fees Would Support City Hall Collector •A study of audits of Improvement districts within the city of Blythcvllic indicates that commts- iions as now allowed collectors for r.c various districts would be snf- nctent to flay for the services of nn assistant to (lie city clerk or n separate office at the city hall In addition to offering the added convenience of centralization of tax collection there. Centralization O f [3,; C0 |iccttoa'; by voluntary action of the commissioners of the various districts hos suggested by Mayor Cecil . The city council's author- ty. except for appointment of commissioners, extends only to requiring the datrlcts lo file audits, the mayor said. The audit reports show that col- ectors of the various districts revived Ihe following amounts for •heir services during last yearly period covered in the nudll.s: Paving aistrici one. S288.90; Paving 2 and 3, $050.27; Sewer 1. S133.78; Sewer 2, no commission listed as ot last year but average yearly commission over period of :-*ven years about »25; Sewer 3, J50. One-Piece, Glais-Lined Beer Tank Perfected MILWAUKEE. (DP;_A huge, one-piece, glass-lined beer tank has been perfected by a Milwaukee firm. The tank, used for transportation and storage. Is 35 feet long and 12 feet In diameter. The tank, developed since the legalization of beer. Is the first of TO ICE PLJ[ HEBE Plans Modern Factor With Daily Capacity ( 20,000. Pounds. Preliminary work will beg Monday on nn Ice plant to I erected by P. Johns of Lujcora < West Main street, across fro Langc school. The building will IK of brie onstructlon and will be mode n every respect. When cor )letcd !he plant will have a dal npaclty ol 20.000 pounds. U o be equipped with new machfi ry throngnoin. White the actual construction he building will not get und ray for several days the prclli nary work of preparing the site or the building Is expected to be finished next week. The plant Is xpected lo be ready for opera- ion by the last of May. Two Judges Hear Manila Boys Plead Own Cases Three Manila youths pleaded heir own case before Municipal Judge c. A. Cunningham and Juvenile Judge zal B. Harrison n the municipal courtroom yes- crday. The youths. L. B. Rushing, /loyd Clark and James Fosler, are charged with burglary In he robbery of the TlgcrLcvlne :ompany at Manila. Action was withheld by the Joint court pending a study of tlie state statutes as to the authority of the respective judges In the cases. The case ot Charles Ingram, accused of embezzlement, was taken under advisement by the municipal rotary of fjta'e Hull to visit Eu- one-piece construction to be made rope to study the possibility of Brewers predict that It will re- TflCfinrenin? tY\n \Vrtri*i £*»»«**«r. .o-»- n. . . . ..... place the conventional pitch-linei -five per cent of nickel Is mined In province of Oninrlo. Canada. hrce Attackers Die Before Dawn on Gallows al Hernancio, Miss. negroes today itild with their lives for crimes ommlUed against society. Three attackers of n 'white girl vcro secretly taken from Jackson o Hcrnamlo by Mississippi im- lonal guards mid haiiKed beforu lawn. The. early hour of the cx- cutlon was to nvcrt possible, trouble with oulrnKcd citizens. Isaac toward nnd Enicnt McQehec sana icirro spirituals while being led to the gallows but their companion, " Johnny Jones, deathly silence. , maintained ' "n All were dea.d Negro Who Fled Jail With Outlaw Slain in Battle With Officers. roirr HURON. Mich,, Mar. iu (UI'J — John nillluger, notorious" outlaw, WIIK tellcvcd trapped in (he "ihinnb" district of Michigan loilny. Comity, stale anil federal pence officers converted on this urcft Immediately nfter Sheriff William L. Van Antwerp mid two deputies shot and captured Herbert Yotinjs- Ulood, negro, who escaped from the Crown J'otnt, 1ml., jail with nillingcr jasl week, Youngblood died shortly after whispering to Prosecutor . Laurie Tolfer that he had seen the outlaw UHHimer and two companions last night and that DHHngor'. had a V-8 Ford sedan similar to the car in which he fled from Crown Point. Ttto Deputies Dadly Woundfd Ihutersherlf! Charles Cavnnagh nnrt Deputy Howard Lohr, each shot lliroii|)li the abdomen In the pin bntlle wilh Youneblccd, were given mi even chance of recovery. '" : Sheriff Vnn Antwerp's bullet wound '• In the arm was not considered serious. Eugene Fields, negro store clerk, received a minor- bullet wound In the right shoulder. .. Sheriffs in adjoining counties were Instructed to plnca ' road blockades to halt the fleclne Ml- '' linger should he still be.In the area. , -.-., Meanwhile William. Larson, special ngcm in clmrgc of tho diyhlon within IS minutes afler the trap was sprung. John Downer died within 10 minutes after the current shot :lirough Ills body at Millcdgevllle. On. lie was convicted of nn ns- •auilt u]K> na white (jlrl. Immediately after Downer's body was :akcn from the chair, Sandy Walker, who killed n negro and .his wife nt Sylvester, Ga., was strapped to thn seal. He also died within 10 mlniilra. Raleigh. N. C.. was the scene of the next executions, where two more negroes were electrocuted for confessed murders. Finds No Grounds for Prosecution of Chief oMiiveslljjation O f the dtmrfew. i? of.-justice ill Detroit, .oriic/c'd.-Mi-3 agents Into the nrca to co-gp^rato In apprehending plljingcr. Admits' identity Yoimgblood confessed his hle'n- llty after Clarence Marx.' police officer, Informed by the United Press of the description of Youhs- b'.ood, controlled the wounded ne- «ro with the Identification nnd obtained nn admission that he was with DilllnKcr when the desperado broke out of lhi> Crown Point Jail with n wooden pistol. "lie also told mo that Dillin- fier and two companions nro in this vicinity," Marx said, "and wu ore starling out now to hunt for Ihcm." A description of Yoiingblood, obtained by the United Press from Crown Point, showed him to be 30 years old, 5 feet 0 inches tali; weighing 150 pounds, and having brown eyes. Point by point the description Rice that no warrant would be issued. The complaint grew out of an incident early this week In front of the FER.\ office on First street. Police and other officers had received calls from day to day to (inlet disturbances nt the office entrance. According to reports the police chief struck a man who had been n ringleader in lhc disturbances and who had refused to comply with im order to cease offensive actions and words. A complaint was first lodged with Frank Whltwortl). municipal court clerk, who referred the complaint fo the city attorney. Mr. Mnnall's Investigation followed, after which It was announced that r.o basis for a charge had been found. lust come to a telephone from the bedside of Youngblood at City hospital here. "H checks all the way through," said Marx. "Hold the phone, a. court. a Nfac Twiiley was cleared of a charge of petit larceny. Stonewall Jackson, negro, « p as acquitted of a charge of assault and batlery. Sheriff's Officers Find Still West of Gosnell Members ot the sheriff's force found a still In the wooded sec tlou west ol- Gosnell yesterday. Operators of the still apparently had fled at the appioach ot officers as the cooker was still worm when they arrived. They destroyed a 120 gallon cooker and about 180 gallons, of mash. Optometrists Will Meet Here Sunday Dr. IT. A. Pennlngton of Para- gonld will discuss "Modern Procedure" at a meeting of the northeastern district of the Arkansas Optometric association at lhc ode cof Dr. Alva Wert at 10:30 Sunday morning, March 18. Dr. H. O. Johnson, Jonesboro. district chairman, will preside at the meeting, and -Dr. Wert and Dr. James U Guard will be in minute Shortly he flounced returned nnd nn- "ho admits lie Youngblood nnd says nillingcr and two others are In this noishbor- Sponsor Film Program for Children Tomorrow The Belter Films committee ol the city council or Parent-Teacher associations is cooperating -with the Roxy theater management la the presentation Saturday morn- Ing at 10 o'clock of an hour and a half program ol short subjects, selected for Ihclr appeal to children. Included In the program will be Walter Disney's "Three Little Pigs." and a number of other cartoon and comedy pieces. If the public response warrants the committee hopes to present similar Snturday mornine 'programs for children at monthly intervals, or perhaps oftcner. Parents -who desire to accompany their children tomorrow morninj v.-lll be ndmltted at the regular children's price. charge of local arrangements. Wife Declared Hubby's Parties "Too Much" MEDIA. P,1. (OP) — "I didn't mind." Mrs. Elizabeth Hume, 27, of Marcus Hook said In divorce- court, "when my husband lost his Job. r didn't mind supporting him. I didn't mind buying him gas and oil for his car. What I did object to wns his driving girls around low n on my money. 1 i-Liut-u, i>iuuuuiy occasional rains. The judge agreed that was ex-' CoWer In north and west portions, pccting n lot, and save her a I Memphis and Vicinity — Cloudy decree. | lonlglit. Saturday somewhat colder, Puppets Help Co Ed MADISON. VVls. (UP)—A childhood ambition to singe marionette shows has given Lola Lebo;r, 20, a means oi earning her way through the University of Wisconsin. Her puppets ixrform lor fraternities, sororities, and religious and community groups. WEATHER ARKANSAS— increasing cloudl- r-s. wanner tonight. Saturday un- probably occasional rains.

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