The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 28, 1938 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 28, 1938
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JTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPEIl OP NOFITIIEABT AHKAN8A3 AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOLUME XXXV—NO. OJ. Blytlievllle Crurler BlytlievUle Herald Mississippi \ttllcy Lender Blylhevliie Caily News IHA'TIIKVILUC. ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, MAY 28, IMS SINCJI.K COPIES FIVE CENTS WiU Take Chryskr, Sloan, _ Edsel Ford Into Custody SOOTH BEND. Ind,, May 28. (UP)-Uriltwl states District attorney James R. Fleming announced today that federal authorities would toko Into custody RLsel Ford, Walter P. Chrysler A red P Sloan, William Knudsen nnd 46 other ^m.tlvfts of mVtomolilte und automobile finance corporations aiitomomte Wlt " Fleming said that, beginning next Tuesday, the Individuals and companies would begin posting bond uxiniauais "/ ex f a tlle t.wcullve.s to appear wlyntarlly, . He said attorneys for Die Ford company telephoned lilm today and announced they would rurm* bond as L a ouh.d be (rled'flfe ™ta fall """"^ ^ eoln « lante *«*»**» «ould Pord. Chrysler and Knudsen were In Detroit Sloan ivas in '^,, VO ,l :k ' " a ™° f L !' e f ° llr WOU1U com "' eiu °" ''"> telmcn" and hHrt B • ' y m " ™" SplrCtl to flnan f lo ...Uun bt, DR. IIT ELLIS Henclrix Professor Speaker At Exercises Held Here Last Night Dr. Matt Ellis, professor of philosophy at Hendrlx college at Conway, Ark., discussed "The Sense of Interdependence- at, uic graduating exercises of the city high school at the city auditorium last night when three of the 85 members of the senior class and one member of the Junior class were given special honors. W. D. Mcclurkin, superintendent of the Blythevllle schools, in making the presentnlion of awards and medals, awarded both the public speaking medal given by Oscar Pendler and the English medal given by the Junior class to Miss Patricia Wood, the mathematics medal to Jeiry Cohen, n junior, the Good Citizenship award .given by, the local chapter of the 'Daughters of the American" Revolution. to .-Miss Marjorle Warren. and- Sie "history medal which Is given by Ihe school, Bunch to Hllcired Memphian Shoots Wife, Kills Self HUMROLDT. Tcnn., Mny 28 (UP1— George T. King of Memphis .s-liot and killed Ins wife last night nnd then committed suicide by slashing his throat with a rnzor Sheriff Robert Jones said today. King's body was found this morning in his hotel room here. He had been sought for questioning after Mrs. King was shot fatally while visiting in the home of » friend three mites from tiere. puio United Auto Worker s Threaten Broad Action In Detroit Mr. Bunch tied with Miss Marian Torapklns for first scholastic honors of the four years. Third honors went to Miss Betty Eberdt. Other honor ranking students •Xvere: Miss Sue Ramey, Miss Bonnie Jeanne Buchanan, Miss Sara Eyrard. B. M. Terry jr.. Miss Winifred Crawford, Miss Patricia Wood, Miss Marjorle Warren. "Andante Cantablle frpm -Siring Quartette" by Tschaikowsky .was ilse'd for the prehide;- ami, Ravel's "Pavanc" for the' processloile|l. Pol- lowing Hie invocation by the Rev. II. Lynn Wade, Die glee clubs sang "A Song of Peace" from "Finlatuila" by Sibelius, nnd Miss Marian Tompklns and Miss Sue Ramey played Moszkowski's piano duet. "Bolero." Dr. Bills' address was followed hy a trio arrangement of ''Cradle Song" by Krelsler which was sunj by Miss Geneva Graves, Miss Bon- nip. Jeanne Buchanan, and Miss Mary Nell Patterson, At the conclusion of me song, Mr. McClur kin made the awards and C. M. Buck, president of the school board presented the diplomas. The benediction was pronounced by the Rev. S. H. Salmon, pastor of the First Presbyterian church. Beethoven's "Adagio Can- labile" was used for the recessional. Mrs. Farmer England, Miss Kathryn Orear and B. N. mil of New York city, were the directors of the musical program for which Mr. Hill was pianist. Dr. Ellis said in part: "We go out of our halls of Continued on Page 3 DETROIT, May 28. <UP>_.Dfn- cials bf the United Automobile Workers threatened today to coll' a 24-h6nr"general strike in Detroit in protest against police excesses during a fight, between pickets and police in front of the plunl of the American Brass company Thursday. The union ssid ib wQulaJraH'thc- strike "unless assurances are given that police will be orderedVto'stop acting as s«ib lierdtrsV strike breakers and clubbers ijf li'tilon'men and women." •, ., ' ixltj- three picketjsjiiipathlxers and police were injured • In I tie righting. ' ".. FILE NEW AGAINST BAILEY Chinese Again Surge Back; Threaten Long Japanese Supply Line By (hilled Ti'ess China struck buck licvccly loiluy ni Hi ofl'eiisivfi against, lh<; (Jhine.sii capiliil al 1 White Japanese aerlul bombs In-* Dieted GOO casuaUies nl Clinton in ' Ihe south, the iwntorced. Invading armies on tin- north front were hulled mill driven liuck on their heels for the lime being at least by Chinese counter -attacks. Most Intense liBlithiK was nioiuul Lenfi-ng, Important, point on Ihc LuiiKhai railroad, which Ihe Chinese recaptured. Since llir-lr costly victory nl Siichovv Ihe Japanese hod tried to move westward lo Chenycliow. envelop (hat city ami liirn southward. Agnln they appeared (o have slretclicd their lines too far and too fnsl. Calvary B rral. infantry slushed ut them from all sides with Ihe Ilnal outcome of the battle uncertain. The northern front fighting — comparable to the great battle for Sucliow last week—was a blow to Japan's reorganized and army dominated government which wns formed lo redouble prosecution of Hie China war. ft demonstrated al- .so the terrific price In men and materials which Japan must pay for the fall of Hnnkow—n campaign expected to last, for tunny mouths—and even if successful to leave the Chinese government defiant, and in command of the vast interior provinces. GovomiTKMil Still lias 175 Witnesses To Testify In Marian Cases LONDON, Ky., Mny 28. IUPI — Virtually every deputy.on Hie rolls of Theodore MUUIleion. former sheriff of llnrlau county, wns accused of .some form of violence against union men today as the federal government came lo the end of ll.s second week of (tie Itni-lan coal conspiracy case. The week, that has been devoted TK BILL llanison Replies To Roosevelt's Criticism Of Re- to Die heuring of -isc.-.-, brought Meanwhile Czechoslovakia Convicted Motorist ,'ji|:t Was From Sedajiajj 111. Slate police said today that Alex Perciiilst, fined in municipal court yesterday on a charge of reckless ( driving, was not Q' Chicago tourist, as listed, but a Seda)la. 111., coal miner, about 22 years of age. police and troops along the Gcr- innn frontier were wa ten fill in preparation for the second of three municipal elections which have intensified the Czech-Nazi quarrel over treatment of the German minority. The balloting on Sunday again threatened tense.Jeeling In th<* Siicielcrr areii: ' ' " B Elsewhere: Mexico—President Cardenas ordered a elp.Wj.Mvatch of the United States uqrcfer to prevent flight of General /'Saliiriiiuo Cedillo whose rebel trpi)(!s appeared to have been crushed" ifi San'Luis Potosl slate. In .'a sho'rt wave radio Interview C«jlllo predicted that the revolt wmU.d spread to other states but a short time later his last two airplanes were captured nnd lie was believed hilling in the hills. Spain—Loyalist trops, suffering casualties estimated at 10,000, kill- ., foilh leslimony ihnl the deputy sheriffs resorted lo every offense- from InOiiildiUioii to kidnaping, to deprive Hie intncrK of their rights to organi/e under the Wagner labor act. Today, one after one, miners, their wives and daughters and om> time union organizers moved across the witness stand in federal court and delivered damaging evidence, tending to prove n conspiracy between the coal operators and the sheriff's office. The lung roll of government, witnesses wns ibarcly sl.irled however ahd there are 175 more to U>slliv Later. . .-,-.' Stock Prices ed continued lo hammer al rebel I General Electrl lines in Calalotilii with the sue-1 General Motors cess of their counter .offensive un- NEW YORK, May 28 tUi-j—The stock market inndu an irregular advance today In pre-bolldny dullness. Most lending slocks moved higher, although caution prevailed. / AT&T 128 S-8 Anaconda Copper 22 5-8 Associated DO r> 1-8 Belli Steel 41 :t-« Boeing Air Chrysler .. WAUHINCiTON. May 2H. lUI't — C.'hllilJIKm 'I 1 ;!! Hlll'lV'.Oll lUl'lll,, Miss.i ill ihe si'iiiite IHnuice. ran- inltlet- liKt:iy flinlli-ngeil Pivsidf-nl IlousM'i'H'.-i hit (>i-|H-elul Ion <H tin- driislleully inodllli-d levy ou iinpl- Inl wins in the I'.ix bill whl.'h lie- I'.'n/ti' Imv lust, uiidt^ylit. Hnnison explaliii-d Hint his nlin in revising the lax bill was to help restore ronndf-nce and "HIVC this wnl and rcsmiiriiful vountry n Hlllc' slnrl nil ihc road back ti> vc- rovery." The ui-nute uiiiliors of the tax bill who eliminated house provisions lor imiilmiunce o) lhi>'miillMnbiitcd prollts lux mul nuxllllrd Hie c«|tl- lal gains tax. held "but one view-to bp fair, lo |je tiu-():i.ver.s of tlle country to i-alse revenue nnd not to abandon American principles of taxation of IOIIR st-rullnc," he snld. "We only wanted to write such legislation 11 ml in this economic Mlsls tlml hovers over every liain- let of this country might do sonii 1 - thliii It 11 lax factor could contribute to Mils dispelling liiir ntul restoring confidence—In this great and resourceful country n IIHle Ktnil on the road to recovery." lie snld lie felt- lids could be accomplished If the senate passed "n fair bill without, abandoning ntiy principle of taxation." Harrison .said the president bad every right to criticize Hie law ns he did yesterday. fiui. when my Judgment lends me to think differently 1 slmll not. take without some measure of defense the charge Hint ( 1 wns due <:! n. group tlml abandoned American principles of taxation." he sf.kl. "1 have heard no voice lifted In «OII°I-I I .RS or elsewlierp to defend the undistributed profits ins. It discriminated against the small corpora lions. It did not take cim 1 of I in): airmen I. of capital," llarriEon said that II Ihe skeleton undistributed profits tnx In the present liunstlll wns too severe he would demand a return to the tint corporate Ifii^-. Charley Yal«s Wins British Amuteur Cup TROON. Kcotlniul, May M (Ul>>—Chtiiley Viitra of /Ulnnln ri'gainiHl his form after n dlinky i:lurl. and won tliu iirlilsh uiim- tcnr (jo)l' t 'liiun|)loiishlp wllli H victory over Cecil ICwIng, Irish Wulkcr i'up btnv. In the M-hole riiml today. '1'he score was three und two, Yuli 1 :; wiei the llrsl Amcvlcnn lo win Hie tltli! stnoo J.awson Little turned the trick for the second .'.uct'es-slve year hi 193r>. Another Warrant For Murder Issued After Justice Dismisses Case ('AUimiEUSVll,U<:, Mo, May 28.—A second wan-ant ming Harry Rniloy willi HIP. muvdcv of Luther Burton was issued today, a fiiw hours after Magistrate J. D. HufT- num diumi.swd ;i similiir clmi-go Jtgainsl Bailey in his eoui'fc — -Hollowing i> prellmlnnry nomine cerlnin. The fasces wns the old Roman badge of authority. Chicago Wheat open high low close Jill. 11 713-8 G87-8 09 Sept, 713-1 721-2 701-4 703-8 Inl Harvest Montgomery Word N Y Central Packard Phillips Pel Radio Socony Vac Standard Oil N .1 Texas Corp U S Steel 21 3-4 40 :i-4 31 3-4 27 3-4 V8 6-8 11 1-8 12 1-4 4f, t-: 1 35 1-a 41 iiays Kiiropeai) Govcrn- mcnls "Honor" Involved Pact In Peace WASHINGTON, Mny 28 (UP)— =ecretniy ot stale Cordell Hull lodiiy reminded I In- governments of Europe of their obligations to keep Hie 'peace under the Kellogy Urliuid tinll-w'iir pact. Followini; a course similar lo tlml followed by lhl» government on several previous occasions when tnU-rnntlunnl pence wns Ihrcalen- i'd. Hull Issued n stiilciuenl reminding European nations Hint tlmj luivi' pledged their nntlonnl hono'i lo seek-u iieaccfnl settlemeiil of all disputes. Police Question Negroes In Chicago Attack Case CHICAGO, Muy •>». (Ul'l-iPollce questioned Ifi negro suspect today In the hope of obtaining some cluo which might solve iiiu athick-nnir- dcr of Mrs. Florence Johason, ;H, wife of 11 city flreimin, . She wns bentcn to death by 'u negro sex crlinlnnl In her apartment while her two small children and her sister were sleepily in adjoining rooms, uimwnro of Ihe tragedy Hint had overtaken her. Is Injured When Car Overturns On Highway Mrs. Amcw Musters, of C«lh> Gl- ninlcaii, nil year old niotliev of Mrs. |-:<I AndiTMm, was Injured ivlmt u enr overturned 1111 llljjhwmy 01 near Cnrullu-rHVllle, yesderdny nf- li'inixm. Mrs. iln.ster.s. ivlio vviis bi-ouiilil. to l.he, Walls hospital In ii Coljb niulniliina-, hns severe bruises ncr her entire body «nd « Imcl lurcrnllon on her nnkle. Her condition Is not .serious. Tin- aiTldenl or.ri)rri'<l about. Iliree o'clock, one mile smilli of Ihe "V" In llu- highway miir Canilhi'rs- vllli 1 nfler a Urn hud blown out, Mr. Mnslors, who -was driving, and their diuiBliter, Miss Vernn, were uninjured. 'Mrs. Mnsteis ivii.s thrown out of tlui cnr and Inlo a ditch when the machine overturned. It wns not seriously damaged, They were ennniU; to Hits city for u visit wllh Mr. nnd Mrs. An- ilersuu. Kicked By Mule, Local Man Undergoes Operation \V. ,]. Faught, who wns seriously injured when lie wns kicked by n ninlo Thursday afternoon at his fnnn .scvcml miles south of Dly- tlicvlllo on Hlfihv.'iiy «l, underwent a imijur oiicmllon lit CmnpbcllV clinic, Memphis, alter ho was tukci Postoffice To Give Partial Service Monday The Blylhovlllc postofllcc will give servlre ,Moiiday • morning from nine until it o'clock, except lor money orders nnd ixMtnl savings, and (lierr? will be one city delivery of mail, il was announced toduy by Herman Cross, postmaster.' ,• The fcintilnder of the day svlll he n holiday In observance of Decor- ntton Dny. New Orleans Cotton NEW oni.BANS, May 20 (UP) — A moderately reactloniny cotton market closed '10 to 50 cents u bali: lower today, near the year's low mark. open high linv close Jul 810 812 801 O4 : 015 815 80,'i Dec —... mi! aiti 8or>. •'an .'.. 817 817 ' 807 Mar 821 sat 811 May 825 825 «H Spots closi'd (Uilet'at 80fj, oil Allhongh a millipede has more than ico legs, it prefers lo hide rnlber than to run away from danger. 802 8(M a DO .'in 815 •estenlny afternoon. The warrant was Issued by Max-, strate Newt 11. Denton at Denton on iiu affidavit filed by O. D. Hurlon, father of the slain man. 3ale for hearing )ms not been set. Prosecutor Robert Hawklna in id. CARUTUEUSVILLFJ. Mo., May 28.—A murder charge against Hary Unlley, growing out ot the fatal wounding of Luther IMirUm lit linlley's Holland lavern on tho night <if April 10, was dlsmlsswl uy MiiRlstratR J. D. Huffman this inurnlUK bill iinlloy wna ordered held to the circuit court on ft churgo of felonious assault In tho shooting of Hubert XJtley, also-of Holland, at the sauie time. Bailey's bond on the felonious assault charge was set at $5,000. He was promptly released when the' bond was signed by himself, U iJ. Hazel aud Harry Brown. Magistrate HiifTnmn's action camo after testimony at> the preliminary hcnilng had been concluded late I'Vlday afternoon. ; 'Hie principal surprise of . tlia afternoon session occurred when tbe defense Introduced as nn exhibit a .45 caliber automatic, with a dent hi one side of the barrel, which, Deputy Sheriff, W. A. Thomas testified, In Ills opinion, had been made by r\ steel Jacketed bullet, the kind Bailey Bald his Kim was loaded with. • It was this gun, ihc defense were broken and his left arm fractured In ^Uvo plnces when the mule kicked Ijlm whllu he um nl- lcm|>thi|; to harness the nnliiui). York Cotton. tlml Hubert . they agreed Utloy. Hfrs. Utley, Uond Campbell nnd Miss Mary •lewelt Asher went to Bailey's place, ami that they Were seated, enjoy- UIR refreshments when Burton entered. Prom that point on, testimony of stnte ami defense wit— nesses wns In shui-p and direct: NEW YORK, Mny 28 (Ul')-Cot- conflict, Bniley, his wife, Joliny Butner , Ion closed steady. .Mil . Oct Dec .Ian . Mnr Mny open high low close 795 78!) 80-1 805 HID 812 800 BOO 805 805 1110 012 787 7M 7111 704 706' 800 7S12 702 194 7!lln 797 BOUn •Spots closed o,nlel nl 7!H off 9. Chicago Corn Sept.. open 50 GO 1-8 f>71-4 57 high Unv close of lilylhcvllle and JacK" Ilalstcad took the stand to deny timt'Bailey started sfiooling without provocation when Burton entered 1 tl)^'jtav- crn. Utley, Mrs. Utley and 'Oanip-' bell had testified for the state that Bniley nrose from tlle table and bcgnn sliooling ns soon as Burton entered the place. Utley testified that after Bailey had shot Burton lie turned tha gun on him, saying "Think I'll give you some of It" and shot him. Newspictures That Tell the Story of Rioting hi Rubber Capital Police Quell Demonstration With Tear Gas Barrage Nightsticks Rain on Heads of Goodyear Strikers 1 haven't anylbi'ig against fortune tellers or anybody else that I don't know any more about man I do them. If I did, I wouldn't be llppiir 'em off that Hollywood is such n ricli field for their line of work. The oilier day. out here, an acl- ress announced her engagement to a fella who she'd only known for a week. When her friends told her she was takin 1 some awful chances, the actress says "Oh, no I'm not— I wouldn't go into marriage reck tessiy like that—I've consulted seven palmists and they all say It's all right," "S r r )J" 8 5 ;! S ' 8 I Campbell supported Utley's de"" •>"'-<> "« scrlptlon of the occurrence and added Hint after both Utley and Burton were sliot, tha!? hs and James Sanders, grappled with Ball, •y to subdue him and that he received a flesh wound In the head when Bailey shot again during the. melee. Bailey, Mrs. Bailey, Halstead and Johnny Butner all testified that James Sanders who was with Burton, entered first, passed by Bailey, and Hint as soon as he was past, turned and Jerked Bailey's hat over bis eyes. Bailey said he did not know for sure whether it was Sanders or not. as lie did r.ot see directly behind him,' but that he thought Sanders was the only one. behind him at the time. Bailey sold he lurched up from tho tnble, flehthij; to get the hat from over his eyes, and that as he did, Burton called: "Get ready, Bailey. I've come to get you." Bailey said lie succeeded In Jerk- Ing off his hat, to see Burton drawr Ing an automatic. Bailey stated he drew his own gun, fired at Aurton's gun in an attempt to knock It from Burton's, hand, nnd then turned the gun on Utley, who had leaped to his feet and thrust his right hand In Ills trousers pocket. He said he tried to shoot Utley In.the hand before Utley could draw a eun, it Dint was n-hat he had reached for. Bailey said that then Campbell and Sanders jumped on hum, and that he struck Campbell over the head with his gun, denying that ho Continued on Page 3 f iJ Li 57 n L g J 8 5 n hi '^i' ' are »' clured as , lhey baUlcd Demonstrators in Flailing police nightsticks beat a veritable tattoo on the heads of rioting strikers at the Goodyear a riot at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in which more than 100 perrons were Injure,!. Tire and Rubber plant In Akron as this picture was taken during the height ot a three-hourbat- Faced with tHreat of further trouble, police were maintaining armed )*acc around the plant while u c wind, followed attempts by pickets to prevent a night shlf "from entering ?he plant More than !£ LM?™ k », d °I 8 8C "nni *',"";• I?"" " 181H "° Ung devel °" ed OTlt , Uy , WhCU - as Unlon lea(! - 1CO " ersom ' lnclluiln « "ver.1'women. !WereP injured in the riots, which police flnaU? wbSSSS to " ar,^ tor,, r^rtl a " n ' n i i ^ X th U " ttblC l ° ° bla1 " salbfa<:tor y » mwers on BVlev- ,,ol,,t where an armed peace prevailed. Mayor Lee D. Schroy of Akfon asked Governor D^vey of ancea ironi. Gooclvenr—T^norts art Ivptl Mint ine r>nni>\Q«ti >fo<- roninttinn niai ovioi (***.* it^ »i n .s» .-\i.j~ .^ i-^*^». j ~..,i>.*i •« i > , . ,, .. ..» .. _. . ... -**»«•* ^^..^j ut ances Irom Goodyear—reports arrived that the company \vas removing material from its plant. . Ohio to "stand ready" lo send troops into the city, where a general strike was threatened. WEATHER Arkansas—Partly cloudj- tonight and Sunday. Memphis and vicinity — ParUy cloudy tonight and Sunday; posst-- bly occasional thundershowers; little change b\ temperature. The maxlmam temperature, here yesterday WES 83; minimum 62, partly cloudy with a trace of rain, fall, according- to Elamuel P. Norr)s, official weath«r observer.

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