The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 11, 1934 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 11, 1934
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Served by the J United J'rm .* THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER VOL. XXXI—NO. 21 V.,.«••' Blytheville Dally News Blythevllle Courier Mississippi Valley lender BJythevllle Herald I' AHKAN8AB AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI NEWS jl.VTllEVII.Mi. ARKAKSn WEUNESDAV, APIlll, 11, ISM HOME EDITION SINGLE COPIRS FIVK CENTS ^^ ^^. ^_ ;: ,s> ' •—— — _. -. . . MJI-IKK FIVE GENTS STCiMSESSION COMPLETES ITS WORK ft m i • • ** .* .. *3 e =I^"'* I -_ ~~~ —— ^^^^ ^* ^* HI ^K Soulhwol's "Terror Train Facus Sentence of From Two tn S^vcn Years for Cody Killing "•' AfuV more than four hours dc- HlKiiillon a criminal court jury vi'luincd a verdict herey'this af- t'-rii'.-un limlimr S. R Holing, Manila alayei, grVty of voluntnry man- slair liter. Ti:i> Jury left, the uun- l:lin:eiit for tlie crime., to^Clrcnil Jiull" Mill Kll.mish. who Indicated !'.<• v.ould pa^.s sentence- late today. Undrr the sertiMirc the punishment may be not kss than two nor mote than rcven years. Judge Killouyh may fix a definite (erm of years or mete out nn indeterminate sentence. Jiuhjr s In Fix 1'tnalty The jny dellcerati-d over tli: fatn of Doling, (.-Imrjed with si-c- ijnil dr'grcc mindir in ttie r.lny- ing of Paul (Joily on Decr/.uer 15 ut Manila, an hour last niglu after final arguments of counsc: litu ti-en closed about 10 o'clock. It was the first night session ol thi term. After a short time in the jury rcom tills morning the jurors filed back into the ourlioom and asked that the court's instructions again he read. When the noon recess arrived the jurors asked Judge Killough if he would fix punishment in (he event they found Ihe defendant guilty. The court, agreed to do so and the verdict of voluntary manslaughter wns brought in "bunt 20 minutes after resumption of ds-libcrntion this afternoon. Bolin» sriot Ccdy on the streets at Manila. His defense hinged - on-a-plc-a that he shot Cody-ber "auit lie thought al the time it wa.s ••ilthiT shoot first or get" A dispute over ownership 'if a gun led to the" fatal shooting. Arguments Heated Closing arguments of opposing counsel were heated lasl night with more than one interruption by verbal exchanges between attorneys. Counsel for both defense and state indulged in personallt- Hi. giving vi-nt lo tenseness of feeling that had developed during the trial. W. A. Jackson of Walnut Ridge, former state senator. Claude F. Ccoper and Oscar Feiidler of this city represented the defendant and Hrijcc Ivy of Osecola assisted Denver Dudley, district prosecutor, as Bonnie Parker, southwest gun moll, known as "Suicide Sal" was in ptaylul mood when this picture was snapped. She was showing prosecutor. Two negroes entered pleas of - ly to i:and larceny, involving lliMls of cars, this morning. Charley Lewis, who slole a car belonging to Samuel F. Morris, local newspaperman, entered his plea after qualifications of a jury lo iry the negro had been started Lewis, who had served a county' farm term previously for taking a f-'flr iwllioiil the owner's permission, was sentenced lo a year in prison. Willie Smith, who-stole a Dr. T. H. Keith, entered a guilty sentence was withheld. outlaw hideout in in an Joplin. Mo., after the Barrow gang had shot tlr way out of a trap. Clyde and Bonnie are targets"Tor' , intensive hunt throughout the southwest Pack Winter Spinach it Local Plant »'ar owned by negro dentist, p!ca but the couri stating that crrcuYn- stances surrounding the case were sufficient to warrant Smith's re' lease on probation. Trial of Willie Morrison, negro accused in two Indictments of robbery of "Uncle" George Postell M-yenr-old local negro, and his Mend in , wife, Fannie Postell, was to aflernoon. Morrison is open __ VFII accused of taking sio from iuj , lcll nnd $20 from the negress on Nov. -it. 1033. Completion of a Jury wns delayed in the hope that the Rol|"B jury would report soon enough to avoid the expense of calling a succlal panel of vcniremen in the case The regular panel was ex- lunsted and some half dozen ven- ircmen questioned, with four jur- «rs jet. to be selected. Ed B Cook represents Morrison ' to Bring to U. S. Task of returning Samuel In- 8UI1 fu ? | t | Ve utilities magnate, Pac<ing of the winter spinach =rop started at the 'plant of the Llytnevil.'e Canning Co., this week Approximately 80 persons are employed for the pack, which is expected to be completed in about ten riays or two weeks. The winter "op of spinach will be followed later In the season by a spring crop, now contracted for among growers of this vicinity. The spring crop wilt be considerably larjrer officials of the plant said. conJ rating of approximately 400 acres Packing of the spring crop is expected to begin about May i and a short time after it Is completed the plant will begin the "or* of packing about 500 acres of beans, much of which has alreadv been contracted for. Italian Flyer Claims New Altitude Record HOME. Italy, Apr. 11 (UP)Pilot Renoto Donati today claimed a world altltud? record for air- srs a ,4?>" 1 ° r i5 ' oo ° »«- The recogiii^ 0 world record of ^ibeT a' flTS bT/^n' 13.6C1 meters or 44.819 feet is held delegated to Bur on Y BeTrv by Georgos Umoine of France, above. Amerloaa vice ciasuTIi T CL- r^TT h' 8 ".'". 1 : ' T "^ ef - The warrant 13-Year-Old Abd u c t o r He'd 2'/. -Year-Old Girl Prisoner Two Days . CHICAGO, Apr. II (UP) — A tiny blond baby girl, Uorotte ^let- low, need 2 ]-a. died at St. Elizabeth's hospital tcxlay from shock and exposure suHVicd • during two days as a prisoner of nn abiiorjiuil 13-year-old boy. The girl was kidnaped Sunday afternoon and held on the second floor of, an abandoned livery stabh. She was unconscious and her body was black wllh frosi. bite when she was found lust nl'-jhi. Boy Confesses While the physicians worked most of the night to FHVC the child, Shakespeare avenue police fiu-d question: anil accusations at stubborn and defiant George fiognl- ski, 13. until he finally broke down and told tlie story of the kidnap- ing. Tlic boy was shown to have been held In the juvenile detention home for five weeks at one time ' "-r >.r tnolest-rl a girl older than Dorette. He had been re- .t.i.uu au^r orhcjals decided he had been "sufficiently Impressed of the seriousness of his offense." The boy said he had not niol=st- ed the child. He admitted tearing her clothes. Physicians re- parently Ihe result of rough handling. l.ur«) child With Promise; According to the boy's slory which was verified by a brother and sister o! the kldjiaped oliild and neighborhood children' : th» boy lured Dorette away from In front of her grand mother's home by a promise ot "nickels and candy." j He ltd her to the boarded up stable, broke a basement window and pushed the child ilu-oii-li 10 drop several fe«t to Hie floor The )>oy scrambled down' and carried the child lo ihe second floor ot the building, where he placed her on a pile of debris. While police led a district wide hunt the boy made repeated trips tO the St&tllp tn C/%A I.Ec. ".nntiT'3 ipuve. Leads Campaign For U.S. Lottery ricris Uw:i Babv Stars Will Go Free If Me .Can Sliow Funds Were;.for Use in Virginia Only A Inllcry lull ilfslnnerl In net I In- I! H. irfmiry a billion ilnl- l.iit :i yi'iti is sponsored liy licit. Kdwai-'l A. Keiuicy (Dem., X. J.). [il.ovc. Tlio loii.ery woiilrl lie condiirlod by Ibo vMcianx 1 ailniliilslrallim, in imy Kulilior roi>i|iei>s:ili»n anil |ien- i luns. and. savs Kcniicy, to brine tax rtllef. Texan Shipped Ohio Friend Mexican Dinner EL PASO. Tex. (UP)-When a Steubenville. O., com- Plained lhat lie was unable to obtain Mexican food there. Walter Clayton, of El Paso, shipped a complete Mexican dinner to him Sixty tortillas 18 nuart of chili "°° n «• 'orm«ntie, Hunt Residence on North Ninth Damaged The R. o. Hunt residence, 421 Litigation Over His Right to Engage in Business Is Ended Apr. 11 (UPi- Clii.slii.>s Ix'lwtru iitlonieys nalrkcd today's fi-sslun In the ol BL.IIII]) James Cannon, Jr., mill his spinster .wcrelary mi c)l:irfi"i rf violating Hi!- corrupt practla"; act. Tlii> government closfly i|u->s- ttuni'it E. J. Jnni(t;on. New.'York Insurance . executive and Camion'* "nngrl" | n u le y s |i 0p . s campaign throng}] the south against lh,> . rirvtion of Alfred E. Smlih In 11928. Jiimeson contributed JUS.IOO to the hlshop of the Methodic Kp!scoi:al (Jlnirch Eoutli. John J, Wilson, the government attorney,' vainly tiled lo gel u stnt incut from Jiiinrson Itiul hr knew his contribution would be used throughout the South by Cannon In orgnnlxlng the nnll- Snillh Democratic committee. Upon tills technical point may hang the fate of the bishop. If most of the money was spent In Virginia the Indictments mny not apply, whereas, It the larger |»r- tlon of the cash was expended In two or more stales, the law hold; him liable. Jnmraon insisted lliat he con- trlbulcd to establish' a general headquarters of the aml-Smllli Democrats In Richmond, Va and to "advancing their work In Virginia." The testimony also revealed Hint Jameson was one of the largest contributors to Hie Republican cause in 1928. ne made -personal conlribiillons ol *m,000, divided between Republican organizations in New Jersey. Virginia, North Carolina and Indiana but made no attempts to feed or care for her. On Monday and Tuesday he attended school as usual. Dyeis Will Meet Relief Workers at Osceola OSCEOLA, Ark.. April 11 - A regional meeting of federal reliet administrators, employees and committee members, called to expedit-' the new government programs for industrial re-employment and rural rehabilitation will be held In Oscecla Thursday evening. Attending Ihe meeting, which is cal.ed for 7:30 P. M., at the court house, will be executives from Randolph, Lawrence, Greene Chy Craighead, Poinsett and Mississippi counties. The meeting will be conducted by W. H. Dyess. state relief administrator, and Mrs Gertrude A. dales, assistant administrator In charge of social welfare work. tamale* n * u- " unt residence, 421 andXo K* 1 "?.'. «"«:..*» damaged! Ro,ar la ns Rotary "Ladie* Night" Planned for Tomorrow Litigation extending over a period of 18 months. Involving the legal right of W. M. Burns, local insurance tigenl, to encase in the Insurance business here, has been ended with the dismissal ol both Burns and a cross complaint filed by the local man. W. B. N'lgh company ot Little Rocky which as assignee received Ule benefit of an assignment by Mr. Burns of hit; business interests as W. M. Burns here two years ago. was plaintiff in the action. The company, claiming that terms of Ihe assignment prohibited Mr. Kurns fiom engaging in the insurance business here for a pprlcd of five years, sought to enjoin him from re-engaging In -siifli business here during the period. A number of other par- ll« who had been associated with Mr. Burns were named defendants In Ihe original suit- tut the action as to them was dismissed early In Die litigation. Mr. Burns had . . defended his re-entry inio business on the grounds that suc prohibition wns contrary New Orlean* Cotton NEW ORt.EAttTApr. 11 (U P)_ Cotton closed steady. open high low close '205 1209 1200 1201 '218 1210 1206 1207 '229 1230 1219 1220 1237 1237 1229 1229 Mav July Oil rvc Jnn Mnroli .. EpUs closed quiet at 1216, off 5. Chicago Wheat open high low close May 80 3-4 87 86 1-4 86 1-2 Jul 86 3-4 87 1-8 86 3-8 80 1-2 George Washington twice received every vote of the electoral college. n»nrt of chili sauce and two i r , CCI ' * as """'aged Bounds of frljoles were packed in i, Carly this aft "»°°»- The ~ pupped bH^p !£,"£££ -„«•« 'I Mas* l-™Jj_J .1 ... WH«**VJ Closing Stock Prices NEW YORK, April u (U P)- — a —— . .. U£ ,vvi niici s>parK5 "ad Ignited dry shingles. The store sustained „ "Kf"* Vlll Ignited in some fashion. An assortment of shelf good,- was damaged by the flrc. , - Rallroad shares and special issues sained one to five points on the stock cxchangl- today while the general list moved Irregularly in a narrow ran^e. A. T. and T. ........... 119 1-4 Anaconda Copper ...... 17 Bethlehem Steel ....!.. « 3.4 I ch n's!er ............... 54 ,. g NEW YORK, April 11 (UP) - , ot Blythevllle and their "Anns" will have their annual -Ladies Nlght ., Tnursday ; S neN obl l e. ladlnnerPartJ ' atthe .^Instead of the usual address the F^ank G. Smith D. n., of Neb., who is the liouse- to public policy and that Incorporation of his business put it outside effect of the assignment. He had also filed suit for several thousand dollars, alleging It lo be the worth of his agency above HIP assignment lo the Little liock company. Nelson and Nelson and F. C. Douglas represented Bums and i Nelll Reed was counsel for the | Little Hock firm. Ralph Miller, Local Insurance Man, Diet Ralph M. Miller, 42, local Insurance agent, died at 6:40 o'clock his morning at his home, 701 Wist Ash street. Mr. Miller had been la ill health for several moiitlis. ijt; had 0(., cn confined In the Memphis Baptist hospital from January until recently following nn operation. He liad lived here about two years Jmvlng moved here from Lake City. Before that time lie lived In the northern slates. The deceased is survived by his widow," Mrs. Sara O. Miller and two daughters, Beatrice a Naomi. Fuiieral arrangements are incomplete according to Ihe Cobu Undertaking company. »° - — - • — • -"", mgiu, wneti a "uiana, «eo., who is the box of matches apparently became 'guest of Mr. and Mrs R F Ini New York Cotton ............... 4 ,. g , ( Cities Service ......... 27-8 Cotton closed barely steady. Coca Cola ..... no i ntvm KI-I. i_... ' General AmerlcanTanlf 41 1-8' General Electric ... 22 3.4 Jlltv General Motors .' 38 3-8 Oct International Harvester Mlddlcwest Utilities Montgomery WYird New York Central '.'.'.'.' Packard Phillips Petroleum Radio ,"'" Simmons Beds ..... ° 21 3-4 St. Louis-San Francisco 4 3^8 Standard of N. J. 4* c. will |w C. Eugene Smith Wilt Confer Degree Friday OSOEOLA. Ark., April II —C. 5ugene Smith, of Little Rock, the order of Scot's and grand _. .... . Jasonlc lodge, will meet with Ihe Osceola lodge on Friday evening and will confer I tlie third degree. M.mbers of other lodges In IVfls- slsslppl and adjoining counties are •Invited to alleml the meeting to observe the work as demonstrate.! w, 61, died at his'by Mr. Smith, who is said to bs Henly Street, Iste last the fornicsl ! Long lUnesi With TubercDlotu 42 1-4 5-16 32 3-8 36 8-8 SO 5-8 Jan March open high low close 120S 1208 1194 11SK . _ 1211 1217 1205 1205 nl5nt following a two years Tilriess this "stale" 1231 1231 1218 1218 fronr tuberculosis. He Is survived and 1241 1241 1229 1229 | b y hls wife, Mrs. Nfary Comer nnd 1249 1249 1234 1234 tnrec step children. 1255 1256 1245 1245 , Funeral servkes were held at 10. S7 3-4 IvTay 52 3-4 Jul closed steady at 1215, off Chicago Corn open high low <9 3-8 « 3-8 49 51 7-8 51 7-8 51 i-2 e the residence this afternoon with t«e Rev. J. L. Newsom, pastor of the Second Baptist church, offl- exacted. members Arrange for Insull to Take Boston Ship ISTANBUL, Turkey, Apr. 11 Eskimo Vocabulary Much Harder Than Expected PROV1NCETOWN, Mass. (UP)— Years ago somebody told Commander Donald B. MacMillan lamed explorer, that the Eskimo vocabulary contained only abom 300 words. So MaciNffltan. arriving In the Far North, undertook to master the language, confident that by Jotting doira Hie 300 «wds In Hit c-rder thai lie heard them he soon would be able to speak like 'a mllve. fcut lie has found Eskimo the most diHIculi language on earth, -.'.risdy he has recorded no less lian 3.000 words, and he Is stb, at it. Tne dlfriculty, he points out, is that the Kskfmo has one word for everytmng, and a thought, the expression of which requires a dozen words lu English, will appear as a single word in Eskimo. Also, the word lor "hole." for example', is one thing if the hole is In snow anolher thing If the hole is in wood, and still another thing n the hole is In iron. Texas Sheepmen Slowly Moving Further Weit EL PASO. Tex. (UP) — Sheep- men are moving west toward this section of the state and eventually may take over all cattle randies in this area. Dr. J, D. McGregor, El Paso cattleman, has declared.' 'Sheepmen are making money a::d cattlemen are losing." McGregor explained. "Theri used to be an enmity be- Sluil out from a clianca at Eelcciloa as Wampas baby fitars ilils year because they helil contracts, tbcao five beau- tips were chosen by Hie Fox .sltlllfo ns it:; mrn yollllK llOJPC- luls. They urn. lop to bottom, Pal r:iK>rson. Clalio. Trevor, Allre Kayo, i;ri:;cmar/ /'.<nes, nilil Drue Lcylou Oillinger's Sweetheart Arrested in Chicago CHtCAC.O. Apr. U (UP)—Evelyn p r»scheltl, sweetheart of John Dilllnger, was seized by authorities at a north side apartment this ifternoon, according to her attor- ley. , ST. PAUL, Apr. 11 (UP)—Eugene Green, ex-convict and confessed ssoclate ol John Dilllnger dur- ng the' tatter's stay In St. Paul, died here today. His death resulted from five Millet wounds suffered when fed- ral agents ambushed him a week igo after the spectacular machine jun escape of Iwo gunmen mu. a woman from Dllllnger's hlde- iway apartment. Four wounds were In his head, cdcral men revealed. luge Iron Crou Atop Pilgrimage Point EL PASO, Tex. (UP)-Annual pilgrimages to the lop of Ml. Muleros, where an Iron cross 20 feet h|gh has been placed, are made every Palm Sunday by parishioners In this district under the guidance ot Rev. Father Lourdes C. Costa. Stallons of the Cross are painted on large stones along the wind- Ing trail that leads to the summit. During each ceremony the cross Is blessed. iiie.t USL-U to uc an enmity be- *** u«;»cu. twceii them, but now that sheep I Within the near future the raising Is profitable, the cattle- parishioners plan to erect a large men are taking an Interest in it. "Ranchers around here will be taken over for sheep raising or for combined cattle and sheep raising, very soon," he predicted. monument to Christ on the mountain top and later build an automobile road to It. The Iron cross was Mt. Mulcros years ago. 1 ON THIS WS TftKES EXTENDED AcMilional Time Also Granted for Redemption of Delinquent Lands Ll'lTLK DOCK, Apr. )1 tUPJ— I'livlnif rompl-jlcd all business cnn- lulnod In Governor Futrcll's rail fur a s|KTlnl legislative serslon, both hames of the Ihlrrl exlra- cnllniiry assembly adjourned sine die nl ii:07 A. M., today. Bills passed were: : 1—To extend the Umc for redeeming lax forfeited land to October 1 nnd lo suspend delinquent penalties on the first In- 'tallment of 1834 taxes, payable i;v April 16, until the second installment fulls due, July IB. The act also provides that 1934 taxes on r-ilrcmed lands may be paid 'n two Installments, th; first by July 10, and the second ty Oclober Rcpi Tlie liousc vote was 87 to I. cpresentiillvc Carter of Miller counlv voted In the negative; 2— To extend 'to January 15 the !lm^ to redeem tax forfeited |and 'ocalcd within th; Southeast Arkansas Levee district. The vote" n the iiaiisa was 16 to 1. Representative Pdinundsnn ot stone xmnty voted no. Loan Aitthnrliril :i— TD authorize the state construction commission to obtain PWA loan Of 41.769,000 to complete the slate hospital for insane ai Demon. The voted was 81 to 1. Kdmnndson voted DO. / 4— To appropriate 15,000 for expenses of the special session. li— To facHttate sale ot bonds of levee districts and regulats their dfposlts and sjifeguaro; thelr_fu'nds -aiithorliea. the St."! Francis -levee Ifstriet [o self approrima'fely 't4W,- TOO worth of bond? to tile PWA to pay tor light ol way which the district must provide for government levee construction projects. The senate concurred In the iolnl memorial asking Arkansas congressmen to work 'for the -allocation' of PWA funds to complete tho mapping of Arkansas for the purpose 61 'giving unemployed engineers work. Tim UPICT chamlKr concurred In tlie. resolution asking Governor Fulrcll to scl aside May C to 12 us "Citizens Week", to promote . ?olMic)p anioiij citizens of the slate. . ': • ' land Purchiw Bill Losrs The s-nate bill which would authorize flic United States government to purchase sub-marginal land for retirement from agricultural production and acquire, land needed to carry out any federal relief and recovery program was :Wcat«l by the house. Tlic vote was 40 to 43. It was the only bill Iniroduced his fKHon that met defeat. A memorial asklnu the governor to withhold further action on the proposed sales tax constitutional •mendmrnt which will b; voted upon ai the forthcoming "general election wns ruled out of order In the house today. Representative Leo Nybcrg of Helena asked in his memorial ihal "further actfon on the proposed sales tax amendment be postponed until such time as the fiftieth general assembly, convened :n regular session tn 1035. shall have an opportunity to provide -ufficlent funds (or the common schools of the state by tapping ether and untouched revenue sources without having to Impose upon the people an obnoxious and unfortunate new method of taxation, such as the S3l?s tax.' Little Among Signers It Is estimated that the sales lax will raise $2,500,000 additional revenue. The sources of revenue '.hat have not been touched, referred to by Nyberg. apparently ,\ere legalization of horse races ind a liquor control bill. The memorial was signed by ilepresentattvcs Nybcrg, Little and Sdmundson. Governor Futrell praised the cglslature In a short talk before he third extra session adjourned today. "This Is the best legislature In the history of Arkansas," the go;-- <Contlnued on Paze li WEATHER ARKANSAS — Fair, somewhat colder tonight. Thursday fair. Memphis and Vicinity — Fair, somewhat co!d?r tonight Thursday fair. The maximum temperature linre ~ yesterday wns 84, minimum 55, - clear, with .59 of an Inch r»ln- all last night, according to S»m- n uel F. Norrts, official we«lh«r observer.

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