The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 17, 1938 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 17, 1938
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V01.1WK XXXV—NO. fll. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS ___ * * i & DOMINANT N EWSP.A PKH OF NORTTIRAST AHWAMOAOAM ^^^^ DlythoviHo CoiirJ'f Mf^-t^im^t \r^» *r*" """ —' •—— ___... , oouuiu ... Jii w **" 1 - -i nilShUv)l|J|)l V Alloy LCtlliCI - —..-, _ — - - . _ _ ^ •• j^ - •^PBaTjFfc.' L^_jjll^ KA ^^ ^ jx^ carmm^cmK FKHTING IS BITTER ALONG CHINESE FRONT Would Abolish Federal Agencies, Turn Administration Over to Localities WASHINGTON. May 17. CUP) — Senator Arthur II. ' Vnndeiibert; <Rep.. Midi.i today introduced an amendment to the administration's S3.!54.4t < 5,or3 spcnding-lcndlng bill Intended to provide "more .. relief at less cos!" by abolishing federal relief administration, Vandenbcrf. outlining a comprehensive program, proposed that a non-partisan control board bo sel I'D to allo.-atc federal relief funds to the states. The allocations would be made on condition that the slates contribute 25 cents for every federal dollar receive and administer Ihe funds through non-partisan boards. - His program was generally similar 10 amendments unsuccessfully sponsored in Ihe house by He]). Bacon (Rep., N. Y.». Vanrtenfccnr said his amendment is de.siguwl to .strike title two of the administration bill, the pump Little Rock Banker Dies At New Orleans NEW OKLEANS. May 17. <UP>_ Cidtat. Blass. prominent banker of Little Hock, At*., died at tin- Tom-o infirmary last midnight. }ie had been sirlcken with a heart uiiacki late yesterday. He was about So Hlass was here to uUend an i,,- [ dustrml and banfchia ccnreivnce 'I be body will br returned to I iill, Hock for burial. ffiro Relay Tried as Airmail Speedup * ' * w " ™ », „ \ v *,» «. ' I 1 1 primin , section rclaiitu- to WPA - o loans anil grants. Under Hie local administration of relief, which would do a way with the public works administration, WPA and all similar agencies federal funds would be allocated to states on the basis of population, area, financial resources and extent of employment A total of $160,000,000 would be held buck for emergencies. Make Themselves Comfortable In Cleveland's City Hall Council Room CLEVELAND, May (4 (UP)— One hundred and fifty determined AM men and women continued their 'sit down" In the city hall council chambers today ' In protest against what they called "starva- lioii relief" nnd announced that 11 icy would not budge for a week. LeRoy Brown Demands $2,500 For Injuries Lcnoy Brown, star fullback of JUe 1837 ptylheville high school football team, has filed suit in £1101111..court here against C. L Nabers, local grocer, asking $2,500 for personal injuries sustained in a Highway 01 accident January 14 Young Drown, . minor, filing , ••nit tlirotigli Ids mother, Mrs. Elsie Atkins, claims thut the accident in which an automobile lie was ridias in collided with another machine, was due lo negligence of nn employe of Nabers. He claims lie sustained injuries that caused disfigurement of hia face nnd severe pnln. Ed U. Cook is attorney tor the Plaintill'. Governor Remits Aged Man's Fine of $1,000 LITTLE ROCK, May 17. (UP)The governor's office today remitted the «[,ooo fine that Francis Ahern 85-year-old insurance salesman was serving out and the Pulaski county farm and ordered him released from the penal institution. Ahern was committed to the farm February 24, 1938 from Pope county, following failure to pay t«o $500 fines imposed upon him in a justice of the peace court fov sell- Ing Insurance without a proper sl.ilc His release from the county farm came after officials reported to Gov Carl E. Bailey, that Alien, was suffering from an illness and was "liable to perform any kind of prison farm work. Ahern planned to return to Des Molncs. la., his former home. They erected their own "canteen" across one end O f the sedate room and served themselves rolls and coffee for meals. There was talk of setting up cots during the day. The action emphasized iheir demand that the slate legislature and city act upon a permanent relief program as opposed to issuance ol" sveek-to-week food orders during the city's direst relief crisis. During the morning the group tidied iij) the room as if II, were a permanent quarter. They planned to draw up n protest telegram to President Roosevelt during the day. Earlier they had sent one to Gov. Martin L Davcy with the assertion that the Wllli en said Ihe c\|ieiimeiil proved Dial was held ID coi service of (he type could b with National Airmail Week. IN J(f Were Awailing Execution For Slaying of Prison Guard COLOMBIA, S. C.. May 17. (UP) —Three convicts, awaiting execu- ,.„ ", ......... - •••*«.. LSUH ujiit tne tion for the slayfn? of a nrison Cleveland relief, situation is a dis- guard, escaped from |l,e RicUn ernr, tn ,„„ „„.,„.. , grace to tlic nation." County Health Nurse Attends Institute their cells with a from a tea spoon. ^ m}<x key fashiowi Miss Annabel Bryant, health nurse, has r'ctuiL™ „„,„ Little Rock where she spent last week, attending an Institute on Maternity Service, conducted by Miss Anita Jones of the Maternity Center association, New York City Every health unit in the state was represented at tho meeting. Her Ancestors OWNED the .if Mayflower'.- :i ' The fugitives were Ocor?e Win- Bard, Herbert 'Moorman and Clay- tton Crane. After brenking- out uf comity, hCir , sccoml noor cclls the > r ts- uecl froin i ™, |)C<I from . lho "W 1 " iw' of the ipcnl lasl I . , ^ l"'>' in K doosc bars of a wmcitiB and slitfjiij! down a blan- Wants Jjlore Funds For , Lobby Investigations rr (ill T€L YOU BY - BOB BURNS One of the first Icssoivs you lisive'tu learn in life is that no matter how hard you 117 to do ""ytlilng. there's gonna he somebody (lint ain't gonna like It. I learned my lesson in Jest two flays when I was a toy while vls- itln 1 my Aunt Puney. The first "ight I came In at ten o'clock and went to my room in Oie ordinary way, but the ne.\t morning Auiit Puney says. "When you come home liome in the middle of the night, you don't have'ta make enough noise to wake everybody up." Well, the next night I came home a little earlier and r went ccwn (be hall as quietly as possible. But the nerl morning Aunt Puney says, "You didn't fool me, young man—I heard yon trytir to Kiieafc in at 9:45 lost night." Folks who are proud of tracing their ancestry back senger list of the Mayflower will have to lake off their high bats , For Miss Pierce, daughter of Major and Mrs. S. FVankli of Seattle, Wash., Is ket lo Ihe grqun WASHINGTON, May 17. <UP>Chairman Slierman Minton (Dem , Iiul.t of tlie mittee. today to al- senate lobby com- asked for nn additional $25.000 appropriation continue an investigation of lejed lobby activities. His resolution was referred to tin' audit and control committee for consideration. Atlanta Hotel Fire's Death TolTReaches 28 ATLANTA. May 17. (UP)—Firemen, digging In the heaped vnlns of flic Terminal hotel, recovered two bodie.5 today, bringing to 28 the death toll from n blaze that ravaged the five-storv structure before dawn yesterday. One body was Identified as that of W. H. Snyder of High Point N. C,. father of William Boyd Sayder. who also died in the fire The other body, badly burned and that ot a woman, was not iclon- tlfieit immediately. IPlancs r !\> [Make I ieknj) Thursday Of Local Mail The air mall pick-up ships for the mull to be sent from Blythc- vllle Thursday, in special envelopes us a part of Ihe observance of National Air Mail week, will n rr l v e here at 12:10 p.m. and depart 30 minutes later. There will be three or four planes, according to Charles M. Taylor, chairman of the Arkansas Air 'flour association conducting the ah- mail pick-up service. A large number of envelopes adorned with facts about Blylhe- Vllle and Mississippi county huve been sold to business firms and Individuals who will ' send their mail communications via tlie clouds on (hat day. Any mail posted lie- fore ten o'clock Thursday morning will reach as far as Los Ap- l>y the . following eeles, Calif., mornlny. The Arkansas Air Tour nssarifn- lion has been selected by the pusl office department to oi>crate Ihe air mail pick-up service in Arkansas as a demonstration of the possibilities of n permanent, feeder line system. The nth annum Arkansas Air Tour will be conducted Wednesday, Thursday nnd Friday. JVTall posted before Thursday for (Ids special service should be marked "hold for mailing May loth." Safe Crackers "Work" At Officials' Sanction NEW PHILADELPHIA. O. (UP) —Two professional "safe crackers- opened the vault, in County Treasurer Walter E. acib's oflice us 11 deputy sheriff, Qeib, his employes and newspaper men looked on. Tlie "safe crackers" were from tlie Diebold aife and Tack. Company, summoned by Gcib when lie could not open the vault, jt wlts suffering from old age and tliu locking bolts refused to respond to the turning of the door handle Rural Voting Heavy In Pennsylvania Primary I'llll.ADKLI'lliA, May 11 (UP) •—Hiinil districts reported -tin, In-ni'li'it rnrly vollnii Untiiy In I'cnu.sylvjinJu primary contest h which the K<>n,ii>vi-lt Now Den I nl- liidiistilnl Oi'KUnl/iillon In un cf- loi't lu win the Iji'movrnilc B ni)er- niiioilid noiuhmtlon fur u (i. i, Q. Aim at slake wu.s Iho control <if lho HepiiblU'ini pmiy whosu lenders believed praspeds. or winning back (he slule hi Novi'mlxr wi'ru hclijlil- ctied by tin- Democratic mul labor division. 1'iilr wenllH'i- pi-uviilled llifoiiKli- "iit Ihe state while (he early vulliii' was coniiisiriuivi'ly llglil In i'hilul dolphin, 1'lll.iburiih ami olher luri-,. olllen. It was es|)i'cli\| i n liilcr Iji llii> duy. up New Cott Stock Prices NEW YORK, May n (UP)—The slock market rallied slightly-today under lead of utilities after an early setback. A T <t T Anaconda Copper Associated DO. Beth Steel ., Boeing Air Chrysler General Electric 130 3-4 27 1-4 5 7-8 46 1-8 25 1-8 General Motors .......... 30 35 3-8 55 3-4 Int Harvest Montgomery Ward N V Central ....... .'.'.".'" 13 Packard ........... ' , „_. Pliillips Pet Radio ..'.'.'. Schcnlcy Dist Simmons , Socony Vac Standard Oil N j Texas Corp .... U s Smelt .... U S Steel 32 3-4 5 3-4 16 7-8 H 1-4 47 3-4 37 55 44 5-8 America. Jul - May Jul. Chicago Wheat open high i ow , V91-2 795-8 783-8 783-8 7C3-3 763-* 75S-8 737-8 Chicago Corn open high I QW close S7I-4 573-8 571-8 571-8 .•183-8 581-2 581-4 681-4 nn NEW YORK, May 17 (DPI Cotton closed steady. open high low close July Oct. Dec. Jan. Mar. May 803 8GG 870 872 873 882 868 874 870 87S 885 587 8C3 86G 870 872 87S 882 872n 81311 88(1 S8.H1 S|K>ts closed steady at 863. up 1. Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS. May n. iUP) —Cotton futures closed steady lo- day with gains ranging from me to eight points. July Oct. Dec. Jan. Mar. May- open Jdgh low- 873 870 881 883 891 867 881 889 806 873 873 87!) 881 883 890 866 e o o r I Confessions of White Man and Negro to 23 Burglaries Twcnly-ttnee recent burglaries I" Blytlievllle have been solved aulliorliles claim, with the urrest of Ewlnif Cnntrell and a negro Henry Block. Cnntrcll, who MS nr- reslcd Friday night, h nR confessed to bnrglnrlKliij 14 local residences mid business places, and Wlock who was arrralcd In Chtrago recently after fleeing from here; Ims admitted entering nine places officers said today. Oantrell wos bound over lo circuit court on a charge of burglary i>»tl Brand Infcoiiy aixl his bond sot nt $1,000 by Municipal Judge Doyle Henderson. The same dis- Josftion was made of Block's case. Disposition was made of a ber of cases In court (odny nn yesterday, Jobie Moslcy, ncftro, was fined 550 on a charge of ncllIng lottcrv Ickets but his fine was suspended Chester IiHlitcrflctd and Carl An- lerson were found not guilty | 0 a c large of petit larceny In which they were accused of slcallni! license plates from off „ truck The case of Zcdln Cialnes, who litul been cliarwd with disturbing ,the pence by fighting, was dismissed today. Yesterday. Oliver Wlckei was found guilty ( 0 a similar chimre and was fined five dollars. He took ft" nopcal (o circuit court and his bond was set nt $50. Wicker and Ottines were arrested after a fleht Friday ninht In which Wicker !• alleged to have accosted Gaines. G. M. Brown and J. R. Blnylo=k were each fined $25 on charms of reckless driving after entering pleas of guilty. cases of five residents of BEPBBTEO IOSI [Vnnsuovt Skip Missing After Taking Off From Burbimk Airport LOS ANC1ELRR. May 17. (UP) — Two senrdilute plnnes, one piloted by Milo Hiiidmm, famed s|w«! lly- oi', llew ovi>r the inonnliilii.i (o<lay where n vu>w InuiSDort disappeared with (hri'i- men. four women nnil two children nbonrd. On (he ([round 2M men and Civilian Conservation cwps youths sinmhl the missing piano. llnrchiim uiul Jim narwlck. both IXKkliecd lest pilots, look off in fust twin molored sister ships to llio mlssliii; plane, whldi was beiiiK Mown lo SI. 1'iinl. Ml,,,,,, (or Northwest Airlines. They defied a low ImiiuhiK ton dial kenl ton other fienrcliliig iilancs on the ground. 1'Vars Incit'iised us tlie hours passed wllhoiit word of the mtelnif plane. I'Viol parlies spread over the rough mountains, (JO miles north of Los AiiBdes, where the ship vanished In 11 smipy roi;. Ronald Khiic, a Lockheed evi-n- ullTO. whose secretary, Miss Lola i persons worn kllted'iuuf maiiy'in Totlv. was aboard the ship, tnnlned Jured | n: |, iy ,„ ,„, cl -J, or two LI OF nirai s DIE IN J - Accident Cripples Subvwiy Is Comparable To Western Front In World War Ob-. servers Report Hy United 1'rcss ./uiian'a cllmailc offensive in- imrlli ciitnii spread (otlny into one "f (he blKKMt and most furloust battles of modem lime*, Min-i' (linn '100,000 lighting men nnd all the implement* of waf nt the head of one searchlna parly. The plane had been overdue and tmrouortctl over seven Imurs when omcluls of the Lockheed nil-craft, corporation. Us owner, reported It missing. All on board were employes of tile Lockheed corporation or llio Northwest Airlines and members of their fnmllle.5. It look off from Union Air terminal at isiirhnnk, near here, nt !;4o ".in. vdslcrdnv In char«o of Pilot Sid Wtlley, M. ot Iliirbnnk, Lockheed test pilot. Its first scheduled slop WHS Las Vegas. Nov.. a distance of 204 miles, which it should have covered easily in two hours. It never arrived. tun.stly in Ilic hnwls of Japanese — were In nctlon along a front comparable lo Iho main tween the American cities ol Wasli- IniUon and Cleveland. • • Tile center of the battered Chinese defense Ihira continued nfc >«'. vital junction point" otitho railroad, and Ihe goal of a ten-Hie Japanese artillery, aerial and Infantry altnck, Intense flght- liin spread over u 250-mllo line with Its inld-nolnt at Suchow. Aerial bombiu-dmeiit extended still further westward td Chcugdiow. l-Viiir Japanese nritilc.i, claiming steady proRrcss, were in furious LONDON, Mnv 17 mi 1 )—qnvnn <x " l " lcl nunlnsl Clslncso along n ,?,,.,! lraUIC ""« us Bi-onl us tho ciitlro front In HID world war. apparently was in ruins esc thrctilcncd far ^renter .- nnd loss of life by lo blnsl the Yellow In Wor Largest City <\\ tlS- subway truljis between Hie Clmr- UiB Cross and Temple iinlions in Lonuon'.s central district, Al least bill were token to hospitals. Tlie board of Irnnspni-ts „,,. noiiiiccil thtit n (rain on London's Inner circle trnck, which circle's Ihe elly, crashed into Iho rent- of a crowded east bound iraln alonr (he Victoria cniunnxincnt' licsciie workers snld that an entire side of oiii! coarli had been npjicd open. Most of tho Injured were In llmt conch. East and west bound subway truffle was blocked and Ihc'cur- rent wns cut oil In most dislilcl. lines,. •. sorvlco. and Eittht, wbo were each charged with flBhtmg, resulted In Jnck Moor-c being fl nc<l five dollars Pearl Henderson being finad a similar sum after entering a plen of «>lllty. Harold Harry chanting his plea, of not guilty to that of guilty and boln K fined five dollars, and the against Leonard Perry and Jack Moore continued. — 'V \J\J\J Uli> Spots closed quiet and unchnug ed At 817. Livestock BAST ST. LOUIS, 111., Ma ,. i? (UP»—Hogs: 9.000. Top, 8.45. 110-230 ,\\xi., 8,25-8.40 140-160 Ibs., 8.00-8.15. Eulk.sows, 7.10-7.40. Cattle'," 3,000. Steers. 7.35-9.35. Slaughter steers. 6.75-9 75 Mixed yearlings & heifers, 700- Slaughlcr heifers, 6,00-900 Beef cows, 5,25-0.50. Cullers & low cutlers, 4,25-500. Missionaries to Teach Eskimos Arithmetic VANCOUVER (UP)—A. L Fleming, the "Firing Bishop," (old a service club here that latest orders to missionary educational Institu- Uons In the Arctic by the Federal government arc to teach Die Eskimos to couat. At present. Bishop FlemiiiK said 'he Eskimo only know.s one and two. but above that. It is "ninny " An Eskimo able to count as fnr as 5 Is considered a scholar, as far as W a^ gentleman and a scholar, and any one able to use Ids toes and count up to 15 or 20 is phenomenal. Broken Neck Revealed Week After Accident WYNNE, Ark. (UP) _ The iicv. J- W. Joyner. Baptist minister, sustained a broken neck and it was more than a week before he realized tlie nature of the injury. He had fallen on a load of wood nd for a week he could not straighten his head. Consulting a Physician In Memphis, Tenn., after a week, lie was advised that the vertebra at (lie base of his neck was fractured, He will recover, Brier Illness Fatal! To Youth j From Dell Tlciscel Nammore, 14-year-old son of Mi-, and Mrs. A. V. Mam- inore of Dell, died at the Blvthe- vllle hospital late yestertlny afternoon, a victim of diabetic coma 1'he Ind was stricken III Sunday nt his home nnd never regained complete consciousness. He was brought to the hosuitnl yesterday morning, before lie died at 4-)U p in The Iicv. J. w. Howcll conducted the rites at the Church of Christ Manila, Oils morning, nurlal was made nt Manila cemetery. Besides his parents lie is survived by six brothers, dim-In, Carroll, Oran, Aubrey, Buel and Cole- !l man, and two sisters. DMSU nnd Joyce. Holt Funeral home mis in charge -j of funeral nrrniigcni«iiUi. Memory Speaker Fftrgels SPRINCII'UELU, Masi. (Ul>>—Ur •Victor Short addressed the Ki- of i , 11 <nion i mpmoVy: .As he left llio hall '"" ' I1stc »« 1 ' Iwiitrc-nrresloil lost , P 1°" " S1 ' C<Xl " lg (:llllr «' ; '" C Can't Bear Ilic Heat dykes in mi e/rort to turn | JB ck tho •Japanese by floKlhit' hundreds ot nqimre miles. Meanwhile the danger of conflict In Mexico continued despite government, dentals that General Sa~ lurnino Cedilla, former military leader of San Lulr, Polosl sttilo, would rebel as u rcsnll of the crisis caused by exproprlnllon oC $100,000,000 In fprclijn oil prorjcrttca and rupture of roliillnn.1 with Great Jii-llaln. , Elsewhere: ,. ,.. : fipnln—Ualn and hhll '"on '(lie, civil war Imdlcnetds failed',to-halt rebel claims of victories on the road to Valencia.. They reported further advances along a 100-mib front, from Tenicl to-Iho Mediterranean. l'rague_,gt re et. fighting- hclween Sudeten Germans and Czechs hi several' cities Intensified fcollng as (he nation prepared to -vote Sim- tiny In numlcipal elections which will be viewed us a measure ot Nazi sentiment.. Modern Science Dims Wonders of Magician BERKELEY. Cal. (Ul'>-5elence can slase a vaudeville act that would make the old time magician look tame Indeed, nccordtni! u> f Irwln A. Moon. fx)s Angeles scientist, wbo is demonstrating scientific wonders. A few of the things which Moon docs In his lecture "act" are dL charging 1,000,000 volts of clectil- city from his OKII hotly; (loatlnif metal In space; turnliif! rocks into gems under a 20,000 volt Iron arc recording, the human voice inside a thread of steel, and projecting voices on light beams. Tooth Decay Now Linked With Erosion of Soil PHILADELPHIA (UP)-Soil erosion, which has caused tremendous damage In certain sections of the United Slates, also Is responsible for increased tooth decay, accord Ing to a former president of the Pennsylvania suite Dental So-' cicty. "Minety-eight per cent of all Americans have Imperfect teeth Dr. Fred D. Miller tolci the organ! zalion's 70lh annual convention "This Is definitely the result of ealtag foods which have been de- mincrallzed, either through noil erosion or by refining, as in the cnso of while bread." sugar nnd white World Tour on $100 rianneil LONDON (UP> - Miss Mollle Tootrtbs, 21. who owns a cycle shop at Middlesex. L? planning to tour the world on SI 00. S)ic hopes to work her passage to America, to visit Soulh American and lo Rockies, ride a liorse , republics, over the IlK-entomsnwnts Scul MEXICO (JfTY, May 17. (UP)— New troop reenforccments were dispatched today to the state of .San Lulu Polost, north of Mexico Cily, where |Krsist(?nt reports said Unit Genera) Satiirniao Cedillo, ousted military chief of the state, planned a rebellion. The nth regiment of Infantry entrained at Clialco, state of Mexico, cnroiite to iiini Lulz Potosl to rccnforce tho Wlh regiment which left for tlie north Monday. County Agents Attending Schools Of Instruction Tho Mississippi couty extension (igonls are going lo school agabi I his week. Mtei Corn LCD Coloman, home demonstration agent iti noi'Ih Mississippi county, and Miss Inez Klucaid, who Is liead- Hiiartcred at Osccola, sire attending n school for such agents r at Faycttcville during the entire week nnd the agricultural agents are to | have three [lays of study at e'x- • perimcntal stations. I D. S. Lantrlp, agent for tin; northern part of the county, B. If. Burns, who does the same work 1 In the southern enri,'- : . and -their n.ssi.stant, D. V. Moloch; are spending two days ni Hope, tbr'vstudy nt the fruit and truck branch st«- llon of the university,'-' and" will spend the third day at liio ilari- ! nmm cotton branch station. .They H-ill retiirti Thursday. Auto Slightly Damaged In Fire On Monday A car. belonging to Carson Alley, w.s s!:;ht!y damaged by fire yesterday atternoon. A "short" In Ihe wiring is believed to have caused (he blaze which was Ignited when Mr. Alley started the motor in the garage of tba George Dyslnger residence at 633 Lilly street. Firemen made the run about five _ . | o'clock but Ihe slight bla2e hud Spring sunshine liavlng melted) already been extinguished the yard-thick ice over their pool In Ihe Quebec Zoological Park, lowest temperature- tonight, 65tofl8, ,

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