The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 25, 1938 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 25, 1938
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOUJMK XXXV— NO. .18. Blythcvlllo Courier niythevllla Herald JTHK DOMINANT NEWSPJH'KR OP NOHT11RAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MIS30UIU Mississippi Valley Leader hevmci Daily. N«w»_ ^ ^ KI.YTIIKVIU,!'!, AKKANSA8, WKDNKSDAY, MAY 25, SINGLK COPIES FIVE CENTS War Threat Still Heavy OverEurope IJy llDllnl Tress Clonnans ami Cxcclis firm-, ly slow! llioir ground today j in ;i bristling revival of Kit- \ rope's \vi\r crisis. At Prague President Edou.ird nencs told 40.000 school children, congratulating him on his 45tli th'thdny, that "our country is worth being defended wholeheartedly." At Egcr, near Ihe Nazi frontier, demonstrators at the funeral of Iwo Fiidclcn Germans killed by Czech ' border police, cheered Adolf Hitler and heard orations shout lhat: ' "Oommiiy must live even if we must die," At Berlin the German government decided officially lo protest against frontier incidents Critical ^ Sell KRAI, Kstairs-riair a ('lily! tVntfft IffirnnfMHUMnniiii i nr •*-——— • • • »_._ . .- ' "World's greatest real t.slalp paleslnan' title pinned created by the Czechs and against i "' lo " lxlrti Robert Crichlon-Slnarl, pictured above with l.ndy Stuart mniiHcnrmr,. nr ch»^i, i , as they .irrived in Nmv York. Ho recently sold-for n reputed $100.- maintenance of Czech troops in the -- , tense Sudeten area—the German OOO.tJOO-about half of the cliv populated region which is Ihe cen-! fnthcl . , , „ . „ ,.„. ler of the Nazi-Czech minority Cnidm, quarrel. Tile trc-nd of developments gravely menaced efforts to solve the conflict by peaceful conference. The German press, under control of Fuehrer Adolf Hitler, bombarded Czechoslovakia nnd Great Dri-1 lain with charges and complaints, of provocations so bitter in tone, that they endangered success of! peace talks on the minority que.s-' lion. The whole Nazi attitude was stiffened, despite Britain's plea for cooperation toward a peaceful solution. or Cardlll'. Wules. tm behalf of his jrown from a Roman campsite lo •! i>iiy of 223.000. has been owned by (he family of ihe Marquess of lluio for generations. Cacsiir Musi Bq Says Govfrnoi' of NA-?J1V1I M-:, Venn.. i\l:iy '.'.•:, itji'l Oov. Cinrdon UrDtt-iiliiT loclny rc- nlllrmeil the stale's wlllinnness Id coiislniC'l another toll free UrUlqi! ncross tin- .Mlsslsslpjil river ill Motnphi.s after E. It. Crump. Mem- phii pollllcdl lender. :itl:ickcd the plans as "polltlKil propagnndii." : 'Ai:i-!iroi>ilv 1 Utli' Caesar is mad." tin; <'i'vi'rnur said. I'lans call lor a $:M1H.I)00 struc- li'i-c. IJlvjlnnu- C'onimlsstoiier M. O. Allen s-.iid. with Ihc fcdeivtl »ov- ori'menl lo furnish half of the funds and TVnnessrc and Arkansas HIP other half. Wlial Ahnill Alfliicf? l.,rm,E ROOK. Ark.. May as.— roposnl by Ilu- Tennessee Ill^hwtiy [ Department yesterdav that Tonnes- West Ridge Farmers, Ilavli Men Held In Fatal Beating Hitler sent a wreath and Nazi representatives, to Ihe funeral al ..User. A Czech' ''military or police p'ane was reported to have flown over German frontier towns. Soldiers at Ellbogeu were alleged to have fired in Sudeten German officials. Meanwhile Great Britain's determined and "realistic" program for European peace encountered new difficulties in Spain. The loy- nlist government broke through insurgent lines on (he Cataloniaii front in a counter offensive designed lo rcca'plure Barcelona's power source in the Tremp area. ffuge loyalist reenforcements. supplied witli fresh war materials, pounded :il Ihe rebel trenches and claimed to have advanced over Ihe Run Cornello rangi: of mountains I Ihe Courier News)—Two Mississippi county, residents. Clevc Crowe and Arnold Tucker, and two southeast Missouri men. Robert. Privcll. i\nd Aroicl.'HIng, are in jail nt Carutli- ersville atler having been arrested on charges cf tirst desrce murder following (he fatal bcatlns of Na- l.hin Teroy. 21. who die;! at the BlythevllJc hospital late .Monday from iujuiies received Saturday night at the Woodland or Skinner's night, club, near Hayli. Crowe, 42-ycnr-old fanner living near West Ridge, and Aruuld Tucker, 26, who wont there several months ago from Mississippi and who is employed by Crowe, were arrested last night, by deputies of Sheriff Kale Jackson of Mississippi enmity. Ark., who jailed Ihe n)en at Biythevillo. They »TIC luriied over to Sheriff John Hosier, of county, who removed them hibiling dancing there, but; it continued to operate. II is one of the many so-railed night clubs which nourish in i-onnli- nnd there have been miiii»rous complaints concerning It. officers said. Teroy. who was struck by n car driven by Luther Gitiim of Hnyll as he stumbled into the path of the machine, was brought to the hospital by Gilllm. lie "lapsed into cxrept-ivhnt would u 1 ? use "for unconsciousness before he could tell money?" his 'story -ami died without regain-1 Highway Director W W Mltrhell -ing. Ins senses. I, D. Pelt, farmer, was out of the city, leslilied at the inquest that Teroy "The question Is whether it would came lo hi.s Home and asked aid be desirable, if ive had ihe monov, alter leliing tiiiii lhat some men at Skinner's place had tried lo kill him. to within six miles of Treiup. lu Carulhersville tillc-r the pair had From Valencia dispatches told of the bombing and sinking of (he British freighter Thorpehall. Rebel planes have been bombing Valencia almost daily. Elsewhere: Chiim—Japanese dispatches reported the fall of Lanfcng as their armies pressed on toward Hie provisional capital at Hankow,, at- tcinpiuing for Ihe third time to trap the main Chinese defense forces. Fighting at Lanfeng was reported unusually severe. Alaska—Coast guard boats were patrolling Bering Sen fUbing areas after Capt. J. B. Shields of the boat, Sophie Ics and Ainrrir C iris o of ,, nlH waived extradition. Priveit, who lives near !)»• night club, ami Ring, whose home is at Ucering. were also arrested lust night. Privetl was free on a S500 bond following his arrest tale Monday on a charge of intent to kill and Crowe was being sought on that charge when Teroy died nnd the charges were changed lo that of murder. iRintr had been subpoenaed as a witness nt the ju- (juest hut »ns not called nnd was am'slt'd after the witnesses weri taken lo (louiug. Caruthersville for (pies- The men will bo held in jail until lliei1 ' P r <'liiniimry hoariugs which arc sclicdiiled to be hold next Wed.....,!..,., nl Caruthersville - --- tO guard! Mr\<rii:t r .it,i r> A ITpdtre neninst Japanese invasion of Ins! Crowe accordi.'wtoltn,, fishing banks. Shields said the sea was "covered with Japanese fish- b,-lore ine boats and nels" and added that "we have the Got! given in- .stinct (o shoot, straight." Mexico-Federal troops, directed by President Lazaro Cardenas, guarded all routes from San Luis T'otosi state after reports that rebels under General Saturnine Ccdlllo were trying to procure arms from the United States. The purported rebellion appeared to have been reduced to scatlered nnd minor Guerilla clashes following reports (hat a train had been (I.vnamltert by the insurgents. Hayli Baby Victim Of Dreaded Dysentery Another victim of bacillary dys- fiilciy is 20-monlh.s-old Donald Welch, of li.iyti. who died at the lilyihevllle hospital al II o'clock !aM night. He was admitted to I tu' hospital Monday, after having been stricken ill with the f'radly disease Saturday at. Ins Missouri home. 1-uueral services were held this nlternoon at Sikeston, Mo., with Holt Funcml home in charge of funeral arrangements. The baby is survived by his parents, Ifr. aJ'.d Welch, sisters. L. E. two brothers anci three all of Haytt. IMA admitted having an altercation with Teroy and admits having struck him but claims that Teroy fled from (he night elub and that he did not pursue him. Missouri officers said today (.hat (lie prlsmiLT.s had made no statements lo them. According to .statements of witnesses given officers dining the investigation. Ihe flaht occurred in the yard of the nii:hl club. II is said that Crowe was look- ins 'or Tucker's sister, ivho was at the club, and t.hat he aecusoil Teroy of knowing her whereabouts. Teroy is said to have denied knowing anything about her and an nrau- meiil started. Croive i.s alleged to have pulled a knife, on Teroy, who \\1tne-vse.s said, (old Crowe he would fight him if he would throw the knife away. Crowe and Privet! are then alleged (o have jumped on Teroy and to have teateii severelv. Constable Jack Southern, of Hayti, said testimony of witnesses revealed that. Priveit wielded a lar«o club to beat Teroy as they held him against a \viro fence. As the man was „.„.- „.„. UIKIK lliroivn against the fence, the wire tavu and he saw would force liis body In rise and fall, and each time he wn-s struck They also told offlcers that after Teroy stumbled from the vard that - Conlrnry to common belief, the sun Is farther from the earth in me roaanouse. which Is on summer than In winter, ' <vay 84 about .seven miles four years. Prosecutor Robert, lluw- kins Kdd that a permanent, injunction was obtained recently pro- see. Arkansas and the federal government, join in (iinndin; construction of :( neiv bridge across Ihe Mississippi river nt,-Memphis drew little encouragement trom Arkansas highway officials, who summed | up their comments: "What would > we use for money?" At Memphis, E. II. Cnuiip. Shelby county political boss and enemy of Oov. Gordon Browning; of Tennessee, whose highway commissioner, !lf. O. Allen of Nnshvillc. tulvanccd hc new bridge idea, charged that , Jhe ,j>lan was political enmpalgf propaganda o'riBlualed by Governor Brown insr. Nn Funds Available Informed of the propo.^il by newspapermen yesterday. V, E. Scot I, assistant Arkansas highway director, said:' "That's (he first our department l)ii,s hoi) r<l of it. It sounds all right,. exeept — what would we " lo spend It for a new bridge or use it elsewhere in tho state," W. W. Zas;v. chief highway engineer, said. Third Damage Suit Fiied Over Accident Suit has been tiled by Mrs. Maggie L. Dunmire, former Kennett, Mo., resident who now lives at Memphis, against Dr. E. G. Cope of Ilorner.sville, Mo,, Jeff Rogers I cl I.iikf Van Ausdall. doing husl-' ness as the Blylheville Motor company, and T. i. Seay lor S10.000. '11(0 third suit filed ns a result of a Highway SI accident near here on March 32. the ncllon brings to SCI.OOO Ihe amountsought by various litigants. Seay and W. if. Heath had previously tiled suit against Dr. Cope, asking $51.000. Smith mid Titylor. local attorneys, represent Mrs. Dimmirr. Tnfhictm, in I91R-10. killed more persons llv.m did five years of Ihe World Wai'. Livestock BAST ST. LOUIS. 111., May IS (UP)—Hoes: 8.500. Top. 8.00. 170-230 Ibs., 8,50-8,60. HO-IM ibs.. a.ari-B.fto. Bulk sows, 7.25-7.M. Cattle: :i.8CO. Steel's. 7.50-9.5(1. Slaughter steers. 0.75-10.25. Mixed ycnrHiiss and heifers 7.SO-9.10. Klauahter heifers. 0.00-9.25. Beet cows. Cutlers and low culleri -ITn- 5.CU. Chicago Wheat !U TELI YOU Airliner Crashes, 10 Die <'l,|.;vi<:i,ANl), May an. rui'i-Maiiii's .suvuinod Irom a motor of 11 ininspon plani> Just | M .|oii> I! rrn.^n'<l lust night, killing IU pcr- ••"n.s Witiicssrs Mild indiiy llu' plinic .-n'cini'ii td csplodn n it stillcK Hi" 1 i'1-inind null was I'ui'i'lojicd Insliiiuiy In ihiuli'.i Nut null] ,-nily lod.iy, !«•.» huurc ,ift lT (| K . Un |(,,,| Alrlni<--s t li>np- •i liliLiii 1 fell out 1,1 Hi,' sky. nhiKist. within slj:ht of Its di'stliiat'.un, Hi.- Clrvvlund uirpoil, ]i,,(| Hn- ruin:, r.wlcd oiiouali for (lie Iwdlc.i ot i In- si'ivn iKLtsi'imnvi, (wo pilot!) mid u .su-wiirdcss, to !].• i.Miiowd, All wrrc burn.-,! bt-yoiid nny possthlttty of nvonnt(lon. 'Hi.. |»|«ni., b,, m id (•<„. i^,,; rtnui-lc.s. hmt left Newark N .1 'air!''>"_>" «::«! l».in. «:. .s. t.i lust iil^ht, and had bren due'hero at H !.'> pin. II flushed approximately llnvc mill's from the iili|,ort. »t H:IV DIII.. near (lie suburban (own or liuk'iicmti'ncc. President Roosevelt Signs Measure To Combat Venereal Diseases WASHINGTON, May M. ((Jin -('resident Roosevelt today signed a bill inau!!uralln<; 11 $15.000.000 ivnr agniiisf vemircal discuses. Appiwal of the incusiire S|ioti- by Senator Robert M ._. Puleelcc iProg.. Wls.), climaxed iv 2C-year campaign by medical men an dpubllc officials to overcome public reticence and obtain federal assistance lo fight (lie diseases. The net provides for the Immediate appropriation of $30.000.000, to be used by the Unlleil stales public henll.'i service during, fiscal 1939, in a joint campaign wltii Ihe stales lo fet up public cllnits to evamliu persons and and treat iufreted to establish research laboratories for inveslltjallnt; the muse, treatment aiid nuri' of the A\seases. Stock Prices NEW YORK. May 25. <(JPi- Stocks. bonds nnd commodities declined today as a K'.sull of tin sllua- bustnoss rc[>orts. 130 1-1 • 23 3-8 5 I -« 43 :i-.| uncertain Czechoslovakia!! lion and ndversi A- T. >t T AllflCOtHtil (7011. . Assnr D. G Both. Kieel Hoeing Air Chrysler Coca cola Oen. E| C1 . On. Mot Int. Harvest Montgomery Ward Y. Central ... Packard . lllliis I'ct Rudlo Eehcnly Dist Simmons iocony Vao Std. Oil N. J. Texas Corp S, Sled . 40 7-8 121 1-2 K8 I-S 30 1-2 5 1-2 It! 15 ,1-4 12 1-4 3S 3-8 •II fi-3 New York Cotton Republicans Back Wage- Horn Bill WASIIfNOTON, Alny 2S, (UP)— Senate Minority Leader Cliurlns I, McNnry (Ore..I today threw llcpiilj.' Hrnn .support behind a drive for quick niml approval of wage hour logislnllon. Smashed through the home last, nljjhl nfter montlis of stnigulo the bill establishing iv lloor for wiigos and a cclllni; for hours came back to the senate for action. The senate liust year pnsscd n wn,3<! hour bill in a form widely different from the hoiiso version mul McNnry promised minority support for <iulck recoiiclUallan o't divergencies. He said he would support mi administration move lo scud the bill dvrectly to conference where dif- ferences—cbielly over Uick of-Hoxl- bllity of the IIOUM version—could be Ironed out. Praises f VA; Hits "Mismanagement" Of Ex-Colleagues WASHINGTON, Mtty ;>0. (UI')-Dr. Ai-tlun- K. Morgan u'Kwl hcliiro K joint tnni;r(!ssioiuil commillco May that tlioro liiw liwn "colltwlriii, eonapifaey, iiiul mis-ninnngement" or Ihe TV A Atillmrily sunl (hut. it liaa bocu made sub- >kii'rvlciit to "political nml other spe- Ex-CpuvicJ Admits Killing H o s p i ( al Attendant; Absolves Brother l.l'ITU.; ROCK, Art:., May 1!!5._ I'U'siKmslbtllty for l\;? sliiylm* May 1 of ,1. li: Keller. Mule hospital ul- IClUlnilt, UK well u;; -i |)||r»|;u-y c(n n. milled after his oscnjie tnim n, B Institution, was nccepled by ,)oi>l C. Cnr.son, 2(1, ox-convict who was returned to (he Puluskl county Jail yesterday front t'awhtiskn, Oklti. OJIlrers expressed (he belief Oitrson was iitlemptliijj to absolve his younger brother. ,), C. Carson, of complicity In the crimes. The two were captured In Paw- Ini.skn by Oklahoma niul Arkansas olUccrs. Before entcrlnB tliclr cells yesterday, the brothers promised lo "talk some more tomorrow." The prisoners and the 'ofllicra were fnllguccl nfter their lonu trip and were anxious to rest. The brothers were questioned a hall-hour by Deputy Prosecutor;; Mehaffy and Williams. Thu older brother did most of Km talking. , Melmffy said Ihclr trials would be held about. ,lune it,. Wheeler Assails WPA Administrator For "Baiting t \t *~Into Primaries WASHINGTON. May 25. IUM— Senator Burton K. Wheeler (Dem., Mont.) In a hitler senate iilt.ick on Works Progress Administrator Hurry I,. Hopkins for "buttiui! Into" primary contest.';, threw his support today behind a drive to earmark, funds under the .$:i.2«.025.000 recovery bill. Wheeler made a vitriolic condemnation of Hopkins' statement HHcrting Hint if he were a resident of IOK-.I he would vole, for ricp Ollui D. Wearing ([Ann., la.i who Is contesting tlie senatorial seat held by Sen. any Gillette (Dem. la. i. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS. Alny 25. iU!>>— Find German Airplane Down Behind Maginot Line France, Mny 25.— A Qer- ninn military training plane was sel/.ccl by French aulhorllle.i when forced down ' In French territory af'cr flylnr; over Prance's Mngmat line of steel nnd concrete fortlfica- llons. The crew of' three snld llicy were lost In a storm when they 'landed at the Basse Yulz airbase, four miles from the frontier, because their fiiol was exhausted. They were held pending Investigation. Would Lure Industries By 10-Year Taxless Period LITTLE noCK. May 25. — A group of industrial committees, today endorsed clrculnllon of n petition lo initiate an amendment lo the stale consllutlou freeing all new Industries In Arkansas of state taxes for a 10-year ikMiod. 'I'lic (;ronp—composed of committees from the industrial dlvlslim of the state planning board, the slate chamber of commerce nnd the Ar- fcanwi.s agricultural and industrial commission—met in the governor's rrre|)Ilon room nml lie.ird a report Indicating Hint 1111 industrial ;i!eo- hol plant in Ihe state .soon might t;c located. BY j- BOB t BURNS I don't suppose n day goes by (hat somebody don't call me up or come around to see me and tell me fcow lo invest what liltlc money I have left anci tell me what's wrong with (he investments I've! made so far. That's one thing I admire about my own folks. [to mind their own business. One day. Uncle Hod was going (o ' ' a fella sitlivT at as ,f there." '«'» that • UE\V YORK. May 25. (IIP, -Cot- . . — Foreign selling c,iiisc<l losses rang- Court House Offices ing lo $1.05 In cotton futures to.lay. Chicago Corn Spots closed quiet at 821. otfTli. Spots closed ciulet, at 633. off 17. Funny Faces al Annual Press Club Outing cial Tho ousted TVA director, removed by president Roosevelt when he fulled to amplify charges ugnlml lito co-directors, It. A. Moruim and David Lillonthal, pened Ills testimony with a sc- -|r.s of c)iurjjes covcrini? what )io described n» the failure of TVA iimmKcmonl to meet a public Irusl. I3r. Moruim charged: I. Inaccurate, and mlsroprescntn- live rcporta lo llio president. tho . :ougress nnd the public. 1!. Mismanagement o( the power proemm. :t. Uick ot candor In statements to (lie congress iinrt ttie publin cuiieernint; the JKJHW program. •I. Improper and misleading nc- coimtmg, reporting otirt publicity In reference lo the "yardstick." 5. Collusion, conspiracy mid mismanagement, In administration. 6. Subservience lo political and ether special Interests. Dr. Morgan charged Hint tlio TVA Ixmvd favored large Indus- tiles In contracts for snle of public uowcr. falling to protect tho right of the public or tile author"V- Although charging Ullentlial and H. A, Morgan ot "misrepresentation" nnd "politics," he absolved tlicm explicitly of any craft. Dr. Morgan appeared at Uio flint hearing of the jolnl senate nnd house committee named " by conurcs:! lo Inquire Into the series of charges and counter-charges dli reeled by n&mbcfri • o boaril nt eiicli oilier. H. A. Morgan nnd Ullenthal ore, expected to place tl'iclr side of tlio story before the .committee tomorrow, I want you lo know that 1 stand foil the Tennessee Valley Authority," Dr. Morgan snld. "It Is nn Instrumentality, actually and potentially. of very great value to Die people and a contributor In a lurce way lo the public welfare. I tolievi: in tho feasibility and wisdom of the act of congress ere- ,itlny the authority, t shall not li> u party lo any effort to break clown (he authority or to limit its vifcctivones. 1 ;. "In the lone; nin tho greatest clanger to the TVA lies "in improper Administration. If the TVA Is honestly nnd soundly managed mid if present abuse.-; are • corrected no amount of opposition Irom without will defeat its purpose. On the. contrary, the continuation of present policies and practices will inevitably discredit It and tend to defeat its purposes. Bailey Hearing Will Be Held On Friday CAKUTHt'RSVlIAE.Mo., May 35 --Prulimiuary hearing for JJtnry Bailey, well-known tavern operator of the state IJne section near Holland, is set for Friday morning in Ihe Justice court of J. D. Huff- nun. Bailey is lo be tried on two counts, one a charge of murder aiid the other felonious assault both To Close On Thursdays Offices of the nlylheville court! house are being closed each Tuesday" morning, AprimTn 'which one man was killed and two others wounded, one of the latter being Hubert Utley, night club operator and well-known Stale Line resident. According lo the story told by Bailey to authorities, he said that Ulley. Luther Burton and Bond Campbell, the latter t\vo employes of Utley. came into his place about two o'clock on the morning of April 19. nnd that after they had been there n fe\v minutes, Burton grabbed him and said something about "coining to clean out this joint". Bailey pulled his revolver and opened fire, and when he had finished. Burton lay mortally wounded, Utley was wounded In the right les, and Campbell had a minor scalp wound J'rom a glancing bullet. WEATHER . -••«*. miiiu it*. the edge of (lie pond, fishlir Uncle '—- "Any luck?" The , ' uncle was coiuin' back.'there was the fella still slttln' there flslim'.' , My uncle says."Arty luck yet?"| Thcre ™ s fun aplenty and no dignity public figures nt Fort Hunt. Va. A spirit of things in a big - u ,- .w ..»» u ..ii.*...., vigorously taking eare who umpired the ball game, gfitlng a hit tough as he. hands down a decision; business about that barbecue. «},. Arkansas—Partly cloudy, probably scattered Ihundershowcrs In northwest and extreme north portion tonight and Thursday; slightly wamrcr tonight. Memphis and vicinity—Fair ar.ct Islghtly warmer tonight; lonwt temperature 62 to 66; Thursday partly cloudy to cloudy. The maximum temperature hero yesterday seas 13, minimum 53, clear, according to Samuel P. Norrls, official wrathcr observer.

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