The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 2, 1939 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, September 2, 1939
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VOLUME XXXVI—NO. Ml. BLYTHEVILLE 'COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT KEW8PAPER Op'ufiRTHiuiWinirAMo^ - -*-^~ '» ¥ ^_/ r-r— f -—-.- ....... _______1 " UKrMB * aT ,«"KANSAS ANJJ SOUTHEAST MSSSOUIU . — - — - s - -Courier ' Blylhwllie Dally News' Herald Barter' SATURDAY, SKPTRMHEK 2, 1939 WNQLE COPIES FIVE CENTS SECOND ULTIMATUM I DEADLINE' FOR HITLER'S REPLY IS EXPECTED Poles Claim Resistance To Invasion Stiff War's Initial Battleground thai the Polish army was holding its own against superio Geiman forces on the frontier where fighting was genera The Polish Iramcontineiital Sen-ice published an off, cial communique saying Polish troops had destroyed 10 that The official communique added- of Xeran™"" amy 1S massncn '»* the «v«l population Many civilians were reported killed and injured in the t'SV'-ihist ah"' ' dUg rlrcuchos were "« only reported here. ' """ "" Se " OUS damnfre ° r c;(Sllaltic s At the Woiterplatte fortress at the mouth of the Vistula river overlooking Danzig, a spokesman said a com- loles was standing off an estimated division of nans. Ihc fortress has an underground system of witw 1 ™! by ;a s °- ca ' 1 , etl "s«i«de"company" provisioned to witnstaiHl a six- months siege Nineteen cities were listed as having been bombed "">*• were-said-to be makingfconsideiable mopre"; 7 ,<r „,.„„ ,„>,„,.„ Geiman tioops had been m . by pnmvc ADVANCES "EVERYWHERE" BERLIN, . Sept. - 2. (UP)— A German high command commimio.ue said today that German troop advances continued everywhere and that the Jablonka pass at the south west corner of Poland had been atormed quickly nH^i a V r'i e d . cs , lro - ral - numerous enemy airplanes in attacks on Polish airdromes," the communique said ' was announced that German troops had orcumed Town? UCk ' " WhiCh ' S 12 mil&S illSide Pohul ^ "™ ' Nazis said jubilantly that German troops were ob- triining all objectives in their drive into Poland and that they were willing to fight Great Britain for 10 years if she elected to go to Poland's aid. • "WE WON'T IF THEY WON'T 1 ' BERLIN, -Sept. 2. (UP)— Fuehrer Adolf Hitler Ins agreed unconditionally to President Roosevelt V propS that the nations refrain from bombing undefended cities or anythmg but military objectives, it was announced todav '™P H , 0 l' in ! 0 » exp . rcsse( J in Prcs ''dent Roosevelt's message that it is the iaw of humanity to refrain under -ill conch ,01,5 of military activity from bombing on-miH avy objectives is fully in accordance with mv own vSnt and in accordance with what I have always represented i liierefpre I agree unconditionally to the proposal that governments participating in current hostilities ? ive a Sub lie declaration to this effect. } Pol?' 0 / my part ' I a'reatly announced publicly in my Reichstag speech on Friday that the German air force has Deceived orders to restrict their action to military objec- of Iw ' S ™ lf - c j; id «it that the pre-raiuisite for continuance of tins order that the same rule be imposed on the air force of our opponent, (Signed) "Adolf Hitler." ,,„„, 1'OLISH AMBASSADOR LEAVBS BERLIN, Sept. 2. (UP)— Polish Ambassador Lipski and most of the embassy staff left by plane today for Po- czESTpcHowA (Attocked) | n outb.oak of Oer m nn Polbh LosHllUe. Heavj bbek a.row. (ndicol, troops crossed Ixirder. points where Qennnn fill! [ f o"," 2"2 rterfl Ca!led their of Polish-German relations." a "definite . ]™ swund «stopd that the staff of the German om- m Warsaw already had started for home. RITRT German Corridov o CLAIM POLES P > 2 ' (UP)It WM <™"°»'"*cl today that fl '°u m Pomcrania on the west and from ~ 6 6ast had almost " lct in the ofl Polish h '°°P s to tl] e north. . Germany V° rCe "° w Is ^' ee f ° 1 ' Protective measures in Dlete v don n,I aS n a " nnOU , tlcefi - Germa " ntlval force « com- pletelj dominate the Baltic sea, the announcement said. CSO . V IKTS, NAZIS CONFER m!ssion * fo CO, sultatinn ^ m W al ' rived loi^consuitation with German ^authorities. WOODSTOWN, N. „. lurj _ Robert Baynes, 65-year-old farmer, lost three fingers when his team of horses bolted. He told physicians that the reins tightened around his hand and tore off the fingers at the second Joint. , Yorks. Eng. <p» y Taylor, 10 years o!d, a history lesson to ride his 1'irst race at the Catterlck Bridge {•ourse as the youngest jcckey to Jvhom tlic Jocltey club has ever fciven a license. 'eclines To Make' Grant Needed For Railroad Street Paving Project The trustees of the St. Louis San Francisco railroad have declined to grant the City of Blytheville nn easement covering what is commonly known as Railroad street In the heart of the business section here, it has been announced. Such an easement is said to be •prerequisite to any participation by the WTA in n project such as the street paving project which has been planned for the property. While the property has been used for public travel many years the refusal of the Frisco trustees to grant an easement at this time apparently has stopped plans for paving the street which had been made by the city, interested property owners and the WPA. ' An official of the railroad is reported to have advised the local chamber of commerce that the railroad would not grant an easement for permanent paving but would permit black topping ot the portion of what the railroad insists Is technically railroad right of way though long used for public travel. Reticence to grant the easement was said to have been on the theory that the railroad might at some future date require the "right of way" for additional trackage, Old Guards Rule Broken LONDON (UP)-Thc rule that says that a Guards officer mcn- ticned in a divorce case must ve- slgn his commission has been broken for the first time In the history of the regiment. The Ear! of Devon, who resigned his commission In the Coldstream Guards after he was named ns co-respondent In a divorce suit, has returned to the regiment as a reserve.' Sets New Bendix Air Race Mark MUNICIPAL AIRPORT, Clevc- Inncl, Sept. 2 (UP)—Prank Fuller of Sfln Francisco set n new record today Jn the Bendix transcontinental air race from Los Angeles when lie landed his plane at 134 P. m. (e. s.O His average speed on the flight was 282 miles per hour. The old record which was made by Fuller In 1937 was lowered by 40 minutes 10 seconds. Urges Continuance Of World's Fair Events WASHINGTON, Sept. 2. (UP)— President Roosevelt today Invited 'oreign nations participating In the New York World Fair to continue their participation In 1940 and to emphasize progress of civilization rntlier than Its destruction. "The world is disturbed by an armed strife but the ccntlnulng deal of all nations must be a world of peace," Mr. Roosevelt said. "The continuing hope of the nations must be that thej will Increasingly understand each ether The New York World's Fnlr k one of Hie many channels by which Oils continuing conception of peace may be made known." Seventeen Plants In State Would Aid In Supplying Materials WASHINGTON, Sept. 2. — War Department experts Imvo enlisted the services of 160 key Industrial ilnnUs In Tennessee, Arkansas ami Missouri for the 24-libur-ri-dny nntmfactitro of supplies for mill- .nry forces in (ho event of any war Involving .tills country.' The plnnls, together with ihelr wartime quoins, i\rc llsteil In secret lies, and nre si|jnc<l MII tor the beginning of Immediate production whenever Hie nsslslnnt secretary of \vi\r, Ix)Uls Johnson, should find It accessary to cull for the mobilization of Industry. Officials declined today to revcnl the names of the plants hnvlng n-nrtlinc orders but they said 115 'mluslrlnl concerns in Tennessee, 24 In Mississippi ana 17 m Arkansas would BO into production ofi'war- time supplies on any scheduled "mobilization day. 1 ''""* (••' ^ SliCiOfi.thc V7 plants In Arkanin? arc'" Wctited In t,im 0 Rock', Of the Hr> enlisted In Tennessee, 15 are at Nashville, 1C nt, Memphis, 17 nt rslmllnnocgfl mid 10 at Knoxclilc. The Tennessee plnnts would supply the nrmcd forces with (cntnge, number products, uniforms, pontoon equipment, field ranges, stiocs nlibtoeraphfc equipment, flags, chemicals, ammunition components and ship valves, metal conUilnera, iron and steel products, shelter tents and even (jns-proof clothing. Ono plant would convert part of its equipment for llio manufacture of duck decoys to the ninklng of shelter louts for tlie soldier.!. Arkansas plants would manufacture, surgical Instruments, hospital [uniltilre, tentnge', niblicr mid lumber products, uniforms and cotton duck nnd webbing for thD armed races, Mississippi plants would produce wood products, textile, combat wagons, tcntagc and uniforms. To Hold Conference On Cotton Loan Plan Veteran Senator Says 'Am- ^SSSS^i^X Britain, France See No Hope For AvoidingConflicf 2.(UP)- Neville Cham- thnt h house moots tomorrow. 0 , N0 GLBAM OF HOPE ' «' l SOI>{ ' 2 ' < up )-Grcal Britain and Prance are hnt » I 1 SC T Mi » ltimnt »m ^ Germany demanding n, ,ln ,,ll ? " W h r l !'f! )s f! ' om Polfllld a » d ^ttin^ a wm HOIK line for such willu vawnl, Prime Minister Nevillp Clmmbci aii, told the House of CpmraiiS tonijnt ' ' • In n five miimtc speech Chamberlain revealed that Prou LS l ,T in | W " a n" ki " g " load! " K P Rrl in eleventh hout aUemijls to S.IIWB on a general European war. Muaso im, according to Chamberlain, proposed that hoa- nm „, b0t r woei1 Gc ,''"""Vf nlld )>ota " d ^ «»d that a flve- pom- conference be called to discuss the crisis rh,,mi i •*"} C ?"! d nevor " sree to such a Proposal, Ohambertau, sad, while Gorman troops were on Polish ' , 0 J. M 'V^V 10 si ^ n thft ? Greilt Bri ^i and Prance were relaxing the s crn stand they had taken but they serious! v were coraidci-inK, making one more attempt to save the pence by sending a second ultimatum. ^ ' r h:m chance for 'ChamberJain re- n l,n , b «»i'«™ived from Adolf Hitler do nfcln ?» , m SC ! lfc /<* tcrday ' Yesterday's ultimatum It rtM «/ . '- lw ' li ,. of Gcmim tro °l' 8 fr °m Poliind but it did not set a lime limit for such action. DOOR tho r ' - Dnlariier todav held tic door to European pcaeo ,opeii when he told a cheer-in* chamber of deputies that France "even, at this late statfe is ready to try for conciliation if fighting stops." Daladier, who introduced a bill for supplemental French war credits made it clear, however, that "Wane and Britain are ready to go to Poland's aid. His declaration followed an nrdent speech bv Vice Pre-" Hen-jot, who asserted .the world is faced by a new threat 'of German aggression. , - ' ;' "The same man who made Austria disappear and who nwle martyrs of the Czech, and who filled the entire world with ilia resorts once again, to force with the menace of ! , a o (i , m( l thOCls w , hlch ^ 1)rime minister of M already hns condemned," Herriot said 1 '° "t 81 mediation lias met with reful ' erican Soldiers Would . 2 (UP) — - -_ —....rtmciil today '" v ." c<1 co . tto , n growers, spinners *^ L.C tnmnuur convened police announced pxrpn< Follow American Guns' SSuTS ^TSTSl &$*%% ££' %?%'*& W ^ disTrS cotton loan program for tills fall. C3 ' bMS aiKi a11 P ubl 'C drinking places. POLAND SPRINGS, Afc., Sept 2 Thc dlsc u s -''Ion will Include all (UP)—American soldiers would fol- ' as P ects o! lli c cotton lonn program Inrcr Arnfirlnn,* ~. *..*- j, Ofilclflls Snirl Thirty «)v «T-»rn»»l*,i_ The chamber later unanimously voted aupplementarv war credits totalling 69,000,000,000 francs, about »l,66of- As the chamber convened police announced extension - - It low American guns Into the ° raclrlls Sill d- Thirty six orgnnlzn- trenches if the arms embargo nro-1 ns wero lllv "«l to send rcprc- vlslon of the neutrality act were sml »°«M- vision of the neutrality act were repealed Senator William E Borah (Rep., Ida.) asserted today. Thc American people, Borah said, want to remain free of the European struggle" and "It Is the duty of every public official hnvlng anything to cto with shnplng the course of our government in this supreme crisis to assist the people In realizing this great desire. Borah said "we cannot enter the struggle in part and slay out In ?art." it we should furnish arms lo one side as has been proposed we .Vould be In the war through all •lie consequences of war." Riggs Beats Bromwich In Opening; Match HAVERFORD, Pa., Sept. 2. (UP) -Bobby Rlggs of Chicago dealt Australia's hopes ot winning the Davis cup a resounding blow here Umtght when he 'defeated John Bromwich In straight sets,'6-4, 0-0, 7-5, in the opening-match. . It has been estimated that the American public spends $50,000,000,000 annually to live. - Street Tax Drive Underway In City Warrants have been Issued to 100 residents of Blylhcvllle who have not yet their street lax for the first half of 1939 but the warrants will not be served upon payment of the tax, It was announced tcday. Dob Burns lias been appointed by the street department of the city as special collector. Those who refuse to pay the lax will be hailed Into Municipal Court, It was said. There are 2000 men living within the city limits between the ages of 18 and 45.years physically able to do a day's work and so are Ila- We for the tax of (hrce dollars every six months, according to Roy E. Nelson, city attorney. . No determination of the price stabilization loan rale has been made but It Is expected to be approximately the snme as last year —8.3 cents a pound. Say Roosevelt Will" Not Rush Any Action WASHINGTON, 'Sept. 2. (UP)— Informed White Hcusc sources said today that President Roosevelt will refuse to be rushed Into any precipitate action in connection with a neutrality proclamntlcn or reconvening to revise the neutrality laws. Mr. Roosevelt may clarify his Intentions concerning congress and the arms embargo, in a radb address to the American people nt eight o'clock c. s. t.) tomorrow night over all networks, Dog Catches Codfish SANTA CRUZ, Cal. (UP) — Ray o AIRFORCE -., Sept. 1. (UP) -The air ministry announced to- force W ° 8 ' 1 ' P °° Pil ° ts l ° Jta) ' V ' s already hu ° e The announcement was made while manv observers e we manv ose fount indications of a possibility that Italy, may go to Crmair ' ' against ° nd Fl ' a " CG *° DECLARE NEUTRALITY OSLO, Norway, Sept. 2. (UP(-Norway, Sweden, Deii- am l,° n i Icela " d today declnl-cd in the German-Polish war, PARIS, Sept. 2 . (UP) -The Warsaw radio announced at b.04 p.m. that Warsaw had been raided from the air again and that fighting was continuing on all fronts. Crippled Carver Retains Skill SUPERIOR, Wis. <UP>-Whenhe lost )i!s left arm a number of years ago, Harry Mills, Superior, thought ills wood carving days were over. But "Just en a hunch," ho picked "p his tools again about a year ago and, In hl s 0 \vn words, "found that OANT-ft (JHU3 Cat (UP) Rnu ,« tt * , ' •"""" vllov Minehan, San Wanclico newspaper u,™ * v Tlm^ IT ^ ™£ artist, believes !»> owns ihn „;,.„ l."V. ? ny .. l . lmd . done before. His , artist, believes lie owns the only piscatorial pup In America. He playfully tied n fish line to /the leg of his pet terrier, Cupcake, out on , , n one of. the fishing barges. In less . . than a minute he had hooked werk Is displayed at the Superior public library, Planes Spot Tuna Fish SYDNEY, N. S. W. (UP)-Alr- J planes, equipped with tw«-way a-™ .so b, that his n«™ ( =, X »££ *%* I »rc being used to locate shoals of ,?&S5M«s»iWS S?fflSVSS dollars collected trrthe United StaUs In 1938 were levied on petroleum and Its products and paid largely by the consumers. . the system has been perfected and the imivcmenta of tuna are properly known, it is planned to start a fish-canning Industry here. County Off ices To On Labor Days County offices in the courthouse here .will M closed Monday, sept. 4, In observance of Labor Day," It was announced Urday. '• •' WEATHER Arkansas—Generally fair tonight and Sunday. Memphis and vlctnity^-OeneraUy fair tonight and Sunday, slightly warmer tonight, Monday probably showers, cooler. The maximum temperature here yesterday was 95, minimum «, clear, according to Swnuel J 1 . Norris, official weather observer.

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