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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, November 21, 1933
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Served by the United Press BEFIHEVnZE COURIER THKDOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAS NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST AUKANS HOMEE , Dally New*. HiyiunlUo Oourli. V»Uejr COPIES FIVE CKNTO s Reach Horia Enfire Island Welcomes Flyer and His Wife After l-,OOOJ\1ile Flight.' HORTA, Payal, Azores Island'-,, Nov. 21 (UP) -Col. Charles A. Lindbergh made n spectacular landing in the harbor of Herla today after a thrilling battle against violent Efpialls un-J rainstorms In his 1,000 mile ocenn ili^ht from Lisbon. Practically tr.c entire population of tln.s island turned out despite the threatening weather to welcome. Ilia Aiiit-rican fiyer an:] his nolcd pas- se,i!;er. Mrs. Amu Morrow Lindbergh. Upon lamiiui; he informed officials that lie was unable to give details of ha further plum. Osceola Child Suffers Fracture of the Skull OSCEOLA. Ark.. Nov. 21.—J. T. Driver. .3-ycor-oM son of Mr. and Mrs. ccopjr Driver, is in Ccc Baptist hospital. Memphis, in a serious condition following a basal fracture of the skull sustained when he was thrown from the back of hte >r.oir> er's automobile onto the pavement of Highway 01 Monday night. Mrs. Driver was returning about 7 o'clock from her sister's home a few miles south of Osceola wh-n the accident occured. J. T. and his older brother were playing in the back O f the car. The door open and Ihe younger child was thrown to the pavement. He was iaken immediately to Ihe UaptLst hospital.- ..=, .-' . . Homeward Bound David Barton Loses Arm As Result of Accident •-•mil Hni-lon of Golden t/iVi- son-in-law of Mr. und Mrs W M -'|l us of ,1,1s city, sustained an "Jiiiy lo hLs left arm, ni-cr-wli-il- |'u: :ii!i|Hilnlli>n above the ollmw in mi nccidem on Highway Cl I mar Ilnyii farly lust ,,(^,1 Jhii ton, !il.s father, m M ! Wing Biuicn, !il.s father, P. M. I'liiilon.-well known Mmlli Mississippi coiinly planter, and another "«"i were i-idiiu; in u car tiottini; Lindberghs 1,01,0 mile biitaii againit v irnl and rnin on their flight fro:,, LlsUo:i. 1'ortusal. While they have not announced their plans it is believed their next stop will be at Bermuda." DELL BUT RILLED Negro Arrested for and robbery 'of . well known negro, at his home in the west end Sundav night. Poslell was hit over the head by one intruder at his home while another relieved him of snv.l 1X >Hec were told. ' ' Arrest of another tleipnted. negro is an- Stock Price.* A. T. and T. - 2 o Anaconda Copper IB Bethlehem steel 33 i-g Chrysler ' 43 3.4 Cities Service 2 1-8 neneral American Tank 30 1-4 General Electric 2 1-2 General Motors 33 International Harvester 43 Middlcwest Utilities 1-a Montgomery Ward 23 1-4 New York Central 37 1-8 Packard 4 rhillips Pelroleum 17 liadio 7 1.4 Simmons Beds 18 - St. fjjui^-San Francisco 2 t-2 Standard of N. J. 40 5-g Texas Co 27 U. S. Steel 44 Willie Barnhart, Dell youlli, and !„'""' William If.' Grider of Warren, were killed in the same accident in which RobF-rt Burns of Blyiheville and M oilier youths, all C.C.O. woriars. were injured Sunday night! near Warren, Ark., it was learned ' here today. Barnhart. sou of Mrs. Anderson Ray. dir<i in a Monticelb hospital •si-eral hours after tlie accident oc- ci.rred. Young Burns, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Burns of this city, driver of the truck, sustained an injury lo his back and was removed to the Army and Navy hospital al Hot Springs. Mr. and .Mrs. Burns planned to leave this afternoon for Hoi Springs. The truck on which Ihe yculhs were returning ( 0 camp after a visit to Warren struck a hog in the roar! New York Cotton NEW YORK. Nov. 21 (UP) — Cotton closed steady. open high low close 1009 1013 1003 1005 1020 1021 1012 1015 1038 1039 1029 1032 1052 1052 1043 I04C 1004 1064 1056 1053 1031 ICW2 1070 107G Dec Jan Mar May Jul Oft Spots closed steads- changed. at 1025, un- New Orleans Cotton ORLEANS. Nov. 21 (UP) -Cotton closed stendy. open high low close 1012 1012 1990 1003 1020 1020 1010 1013 1033 1034 102G 1030 1048 1049 103*1 1043 1050 1061 1053 1058 1077 1019 1070 1072 Dec Jan Mor Mas- Jill Oct Chicago Wheat °|w» high Dec 88 3-4 89 3-j Mny 92 1-4 93 i-j low i87 7-8 91 1-4 close 88 7-'s 92 3-! Dec Mny Chicago Corn oiien high low close 47 3-8 54 5-R •17 7-8 3-4 63 3-4 11,250,851 Baies Ginned Prior to November 14th WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 (UP)— |The number-of bales of cotton j ginned from the 1933 crop prior j to November 14 was announced in report today as West_End Robbery Willie Barnhavt Victim of n.ST. b " rca " Fred 'Smith,"negro, was held by Ar-r-^nf ,'„ Wl^K R~U_ ™ figure compares jiolicr- today in connection with tlic alleged sluggiiij George Poslell. Accident in Which Rob- crl Burns Was Hurt. with 10.- Vs iii the similar period in 1932. There are included 475,•401 round bales, ami 3,318 baits l" !WiCIU1 E " y|ltia " in " 1D I0lal Speeding Car Plunges Oif Los Angeles Dock LOS ANGELES. Nov. 21. (UP) — A speeding automobile plunged from a dock into I/is Angeles harbor early today. A walc'anan reported catching a glimpse of 'our persons in the machine as it sp^d past him. A diver was sent down to the ocean floor to determine ho<v mf.iny persons the machine carried to death. Keep San Jose Kidnapers in San Francisco Prison --- ..... -„ ...... t .„.„, SAN JOSE. Cal., Nov. 21 (UP1 — and crashed into a concrete bridge; Increasing fear of vigilante aclion aftor a lire blew out. by indignant citizens aroused by the Amonj the injured besides you HE; hnuaiitv of '.lie Brooke L. Hart Burns were Herman Hijgins on kidnaping and slaying led au- Leachville. Carl Spillman of Jones- thoritics today lo decide to keep boro. anrt Ralph Rayburn of Hanin- I the youth's self-confessed slayers ten. Higgins sustained injuries to: in the strong San Francisco prison his head. Clarence Webb and Roll- ', indefinitely. IJaxtcr of Blythcvlllc were -il=o ' - --- ------occupants of th- truck but cscapcV'Motnr Drnn<! frnm Planp wi(h minor bruises. i^'^TIUlor UrOpS KOm Plane in Street of Texas Town Fail to Answer Charge COMMERCE^!. NOV. 21. <UP> O" I \J\J of Carrying Weapons;^'; l!e htllv - v molor '0 f ' - ' , clroppccl from the ship while it was weapons and $50 cash bonds were ordered forfeited In cadi case. They were arrested in connection with an alleged attempt to remove a negro from Blyttieville because fo the thefl.of a quantity of liquor In Missouri. Bishop Norwood was fined one dollar for driving over a fire hose. Tops Market Managers in Kroger Competition In a contest amonj employes of the Kroger and Pfggty Wijgly slores in the Memphis territory for the past three months. Raphael Saliba. riianagsr. of the local t'iggly Wlggly store, won first honors anil a cash award of $20 for the mast efficient market manager. His assistant. William P. Amos, won a $10 award for the best market clerk. Mr. Amos has recently been Iransfcrrcd to the Carulhers- 4fi 7-8 ville. M O ., slore whrrc he is market manager, Negro Admits Robbing oarksdale and Page Shop Robert "Ji §ro, confessed loday, police noanccd, to -S5 burglary of the ~—^ and Page wood working shop, walnut and Second streets, ^ nnn .< ^ N 0 , last night when S13.15 was removed w. P . J 0 hn«on « « nnri from a cnsh register in the shop. • - - - The money was recovered. The negro effected entrance to IH11 lmo nearo M t..c sliop by forcing a rear door himself to death todav ailrT CI1^c.^ n ^ M,- ..«'n. ln«l. ,..UU ,_. vtalll LUUd>. I smashed tlic rcgl-ter lock with wrench. — - - "cross the police hea Lestion Convention Will Meet at Miami Oct. 22 Actor's Undrapcd Ap[>ear- ance on Hotel Brings Arrest. MEXICO CITY, NOV. 21. (UP) — I ec Tracy. American motion picture aclor, was "permitted to leave tr.e country" today, thus avoiding trial on charges of violation of the public morals code and "insulting tlie Mexican governmcnl." by I car the former. A [iii-sslnr imck wl-iiim or ruuilnii close lo Ihe w said lo have crushed llur- : arm. which wns piolruding itly from ihe car. Tci Sorrow" Is Revealed MEXICO CITY, Nov. 21. (UP)— Lee Tracy, American motion picture star, faced arraignment* today on charges of violation of public morals nnd insulting the government, ti'o result of a personal appearance, 'nformul and iindrnpcd, on n liotcl Kiicony. Specifically it was alleged that. Tracy, clad only In u blanket, appeared on tlie balcony Sunday during the mammoth parade In cele- biation of the anniversary of the revolution against the dictator Diaz. Tiacy. police charged, shouted insults '•.•hllc the crack corns of ca- de's Irom the Cliapultepec Military Academy, the Mexican West point,, «ere passing. To make things worse, they said, the blanket slipped off. Tracy wa .s arrested yesterday morning. After Iwo hours detention at a police station the American consulate got him out. ' was popular feeling. ^ because protests had been made that the film he is helping to make, "Viva Villa." is dc- fainalory to Mexico, tiiat he was rearrested. Police said prominent residents of Hie capital insisted he be treated as an ordinary law violator. Tracy Is here to play Ihe pnrt of n-- nows-wipcf reporter in Hen Jlceht's dim on Villa, the famous liandit leader. So strori particularly MIEF FIEED Jo "l.a?.y Parasites" Shoiils[ Labcnt<? Afler Kiuy Op-j ens Parliament. LONIX)N, Nov. 21. (UP)—Kin;; Orai-go. ilniililirg u slate speech lo. pnrllaiiu'iil today, stood In his] lla:liy ,ol»s before |,| S lliruiic and I r, ,' "" -•-•••. heard John McGovern. hot headed I IK i!n!,>r, S "i ^ l °, Uu? "' l H l " lmr ''"-'''"'or »[ the caininoiis. i.M hospital at Memphis where;.-liout Unit those present were •--•• utlon followed. State Denies Inability of Scottsboro Negroes To Get Fair Trial. UECATUR. Ala., Nov. 21. (Ul 1 ) — Tile t|iu!Stion o[ whether racial reel- In? here woiilj prevent fnlr trials for the Scoltsboro case negroes was contested In heavily guarded Morgan county circuit court today. State attorneys continued' pre- .scnatlon of affidavits dunylng the cuntentlon of defense lawyers Hint a second change of venue should be granted because of alleged local prejudice ngalmt the defendants. Six of Hie nine lie-gross ncciiffd of assaulting I wo white women aboard a freight train near Scotts- bor u in March. 19J1, entered pleas of not guilty when nrrnisjiied for their second trials yesterday. A sev- . - enth entered a similar plea for his third dial. Cases of the other two are pending in Juvenile court, The cases,werc shifted here last spring Then the United States supreme court granted new trials for the seven negroes convicted and sentenced (o death nt ScoUsiwro two yeais previously. Court His Whis Not for Sale. No Engagement For Ford With President WARM SPRINGS; Gn. NOV 'i UPJ-Thc possibility of a "little While House- conference.wllh Henry Ford nroM today W'president Roosevelt wcnt : forward •• with tlie task of directing his gigantic rn- p . covery program from his vacation Convinces | retreat on pine mountain, lic-re. Wis! Whilc llle tpm l»">ry executive of- >Yuoj n( . es sal(| lh!lt nfl forinal cngasc _ i ment for Mr. Ford had been ro- | quested or made, he would be re- j sites living on the siilfcrlnu of Hie poor. "Yon are a gang of lazy. Idle |,nr- nsitis, living on the wealth other, people create." shouted McCluvcrn. So i-k»cly did the Inlfrnipticn ul the unjust gntherln.- follow conclusion of the king's speech frtmil the llirone lo the new session of, pnrllinni'iu in the house of lords chamber that it was thuui! :t hU speech had been broken by McGovern. The king mid queen, the (|ucen in her famous crown Jewels, wi'iv standing In front of their thrones They looked straight ahead, ignoring tlie Incident, as the nn-jry for- j iuer plumber shouted his Impromp-1 lu di'nunclatlon of the Ratlicrliig. The kinj; Imd reviewed both lu- Icnialioiial nnd domestic affairs In his brief speech. Gosneli Magistrate Frees Liquor Case Defendant Tlie first criminal- trial In a magistrate's court In the ChlcV- nniwbn dislrict, cast of BIc Ijik,', since the Inauguration of llic municipal court here, wns held nlj" GoKiicll yeslerday Iwfore .mstlci- ' of the Peace G. W. Potter. J. S. Shields was ncqull<;crl by the mngistrnte of n ehnrne-of II- •tegnl posEcsslon of Jntoxlcaling liquor. He wns represented by Claude F. Cooper, local 'nltomey. While the irlal was the Hrst held east of Ihe lake since creation of the nnmiclpnl court, Severn] have licen held In maglstrnles' courts west of Big Lnke. W. Leon amith, deputy prosecutor, lins not np- ptarcd lo represent UM state In any of the maglslrntes' courts. The miinicliial courl hn.s claimed exclusive jui-lsdlctlon In criminal cases In the Chickasawha dWrlcl. . n claim Ihnt had been unchallenged until the last few months. Scruggs admitted some liquor found at a house on Johnson row belonged to him, but claimed other liquor, found at the same house but concealed in a cache behind a door was not his. He said the liquor he claimed was tor his own use and that he was not selling liquor. Scruggs said he was only a roomer at the house. Unrl Hatcher was fined S100 anil given a 30-day Jail sentence on a charge of driving a car while under the influence of intoxicating liquor. The court, however, ordered the fine and jail sentence held up on payment of costs and during good be- i-avior. with the defendant to rd- pori to the court once a week for a year. Mftgnpjin. Merlishaw, ncgress, was fined $50 on her plea of guilty to a charge cf assault with a deadly arrived within for a visit. days In this connection it was pointed mil as significant that Gen. Hugh administrator neighborhood Atlanta for an S. Johnson, recovery would be in the Hiursday, coming lo NRA address. Mother-in-law Poisoned B y Negro, Officers Charge Alleged to have poisoned his • '"•"" ut -' 111 "^ ^ui: mothcr-ln-law by mixing lye with' Scnfltl1 - wns sentcn medicine given her, Jim Kinnery.!.'" P rlson by Judge Dr. W. T. Polk, Former Local Physician, Dies Funeral services were held nt FLYERS REW IFTEI JERSElf Major Fordney W a : 1 k sV Three Miles to Telephone News of Landing FAIRTON, N. J., Nov. 21 (UP) •LI, Com. T. O. W. Settle nnd Mnj. Chester I,. Fordney, first Americans to penetrate the slrato-- splicrc, landed In this remote corner of New Jersey last night nnd reported today that their balloon ascension almost eleven mlle.i nbnve the enrlli was u success. Major Fordney walked 'three miles through n swamp .early today to reach n telephone nnd. spread the news of the safe land-' Ing. . • '; . . • Commander Settle remained with Ihe balloon to guard the Instruments nnd other equipment. The ninjor was taken to n farmhouse, and given a cup of coffee. A detail of New Jersey state police arrived to escort Fordney back to the balloon. They planned- to bring Commander Settle to the' farmhouse. Balloon Undamifed "We made what the commander called n normal landing." said Fordney. "We were unhurt and the 1 balloon was not damaged. We suffered no hardships during the flight." The Right to an altitude of more than 60,000 feet, only some •1,000 feet iindcr the world' record, was a scientific venture lo study cosmic rays. • ' • The balloon left Akron, O.. yes. - •-••> «i IUIVIHK ner terdny, floated over Pennsylvania. adoption by Dr. Slgmund Sidney "'"' wns lost from sight over' New fmnnnnr) • -Jp**flf!V flfU*v dork, When It was not reported this morning scores of airplanes, ships, nd land part'r- sought far It over *• 'cle area. ,. .'...- Fortlnev appeared' fresh and not in the least exhausted nflerittie : hours In the. nlr on., tile 1 /sec;. highest ascension .ever made Hollywood. . welng Sylvln Sidney In doleful poxes such as this, often attributed to her n secret sorrow I'nc reality of this sorrow was revealed the other dny when the always w demure screen star, who aways Had been. known as the daughter of a New York dentist, filed paiwrs Court i" New York Supreme figalnst her real father. Victor Kosow. she charged Kosow with Attempting lo cxlort S18.000 from lier under threat of having he Mover Sfinnc Will Seek Approval for $10,018 Program Here. Application, on which prompt action Is anticipated, has been filed hv Mayor Cecil Shane for the expenditure of $10.018 on labor nnd materials In city under improvement.*; In till*; the federal govern- mcnfs new civil works program. who died at unlay. Dr. Polk, 'who home there Sal- left Blyllirv y nrtmln md com government's „.„.,„ — —j.... ..... re repayment "bout IS years ago. was prominent-! Ing and gravelin!- of '" t- "" ..... plete through the s public works program (which does not require repayment) are- crad- >" Mississippi north where he practiced medicine for n number of years. He was a nalive of Paducah, Ky. 'He Is survived by his wife, street (cemetery road) from Clilck- nr-awba Avenue north lo Elmwood and Maple, cemeteries; grading and re-graveling soulh Elm street from Ash street lo the . •' " " "J "'-' wjiu, iiit.utu nail auceL 10 LUC CottOtl dnnghter by liLs first marriage and | Hell railroad, south Franklin street ll-ree children of his second mar riage. Former Senath Banker Gets 12 Years in Prison from the J.L.C.E. railroad lo Oak sired, south Second street from Cherry street lo J.L.C.E. railroad grading about COO feet of alleys digging and rcdicging approxlm- olely ISO.nOfl lineal feet of ditches and spillways, and extending concrete viaduct from the east line Ends Great Search'. Major Fordney wns in .great ' haste to return to the balloon" with state troopers nnd bring., Coinrnnnder Sellle back. The siid-- ; den nppcarance of Fordney • with news of the safely of the-stratosphere balloon and Its; occupants ended the greatest search along . , the Atlantic seaboard since the'- ' V crash of the Akron off the Jer- sev coast last spring. More than fifty airplanes had. taken off during the morning from various stalions between Nor-folk, Vn., nnd Lakchurst, N. J., to seek Commander Settle. The descent was on a.mud flat olong Ihe Delaware river at 8:10 p. m. last night, n short time af- tor the balloon wns lost sighted In the air nbpve Alloway, N. J.' Almost 10 hours elapsed before word' bf the safety of the two men was spread. Declining Bond Prices " May Embarrass Treasury WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 (TJP)- Tv o major difficulties faced Acting Se-retary of Treasury Morgenthau" today in carrying out President, Roosevelfs plan to raise cninmod- KFVVE-TT M r> i cr(lle v aduct from the east lino ' "'"jmg OUT. ^resident 11 prison bv Jurtirn Jnmiv: v mil. _. "• . Thou -i.. r . tv« j..n . _• Tliree negro toys, charged with t-e Iheft of 'orick-s. property of L. L. Ward, were transferred to the custody of juvenile court for trial. " " ' fined $25 for Horace Lewis was reckless driving. Six men were fined or forletled cash deposits on public drunkenness charges. They were the decline of go'vern- The projects represent proposed mcnt bond prices nnd the ncces- cmbezzllng cotton Mnvor Shane. County Judge Zal , B. Harrison, who plans a number 8 of county Improvements under Ihe W. Leon Smith, prosecuting at- faces charges growing out of the ho'rtun of Dec McMunn. -- ....... .. -.. charge was based and asked Dr . . M._ of the county health Farmer Slays Wife, Burns House, Suicides ZACHARY. La., Nov. 21. (UP) — his wife, „... his son. burned his ran Into nearby wools and barn, and shot Johnson had been (Hand he ap- conducted the The farmer, Inquest. angered who i his The American Lesion national executive committee today set October 22 lo 25 as the dale for the l»*i national legion convention In Miami. Fla. ed and her •hot. al hk fl«, ,„ , .• • from th n8 Iatr - cr:l » d lh ' accordlll E unit to examine the woman's body to ascertain if ]>ossiblc any traces , of poisoning. Dr. Washbnrn said ! today that an exhaustive nnd comprehensive post mortem would bo necessary to determine if poison was present m tlic woman's body. C. J. Lowrance Sr. Of Driver Slightly Better OSCEOLA, Ark.. Nov. 21.-C. J. Lowrance sr. of Driver, who has been seriously ill of influenza al the Melhodist hospital. .Memphis, for t):c pa?, week, was reported slightly improved todav. c. .1 ).^u- tr ^ U1 ? e ? .1° Drlvcr y«tcrday for The cnses against Cashier W. H. Hutchins mid Miss Myrlle Johnson, bookkeeper of the bank, jointly accused with Hutchins. were set; for Dec. 20. The cases against George Krone, president of the bank, nnd H. O. Wilson, president of the school board, were continued until the February term of court. ini-p"*! 'iYrM")V»r~;! ly reliet <ll««or. Plan Jones Brothers | ume Ro{ . k tomorrow lo confer 'with W. R. stale director. on the projects. Unmasked Bandits Rob Bank at Campbell, Mo. KENNETT. Mo. — Two men i without masks, held up the First i omdated Arkansas Grid Player Dropped from Services Held Sunday for Kiss Alice Holmes Funeral services were held at Sanely Ridj-e cemetery Sunday afternoon for Alice Holmes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Holmes, who died Saturday. The Rsv. W. E. Hughes, pastor of the Clear Lake Baptist church, cslm«v before the .1 • nrei Jh ln i q " Ml Red anrt ^ ed aild •»••' b « rned lo improvement loltowlng a transfusion Saturday. Ho l-as ' >0t dcvelo i Kt] pneumonia. A severe ^ ° f llin ™ nza - ''"^evcr. is com- plicaled by a stomach ailment they FAYETTEVILLE. Ark.. Nov. 21 (UP)—The name of Ulysses Srhlu- eller. substitute tackle of the Unl- versity National Bunk of Campbc-ll short- lv after 3 o'clock Monday afternoon, robbed the bank of all the loose money on the counters and in (he cnsh tills and took S800 which Acting Poslmaiter W. A. Shy was preparing'to deposit. Tlie deceased is "Oirvlved by her parents, five sisters, and Ihree brothers. WEATHER They Ponder Kerr announced Ihis afternoon. Kerr. in announclm- the expul- ^ ' forced Cashier and Assistant John T.j Cashier; Arkansas—Fair, colder tonight, fair, warmer in north off in front of the theater build-1 "••"•-•••*-, •..>•- -i..-.|jv"- un in i runt o' me tiiCiiier uuiiu- of tlje football player, said he ing. The bnndlls then proceeded pn\'ipn*lni\ IVin fn^t I.,.!. n. «_.._ . . .. liad concealed Ihe fact (hat he nilended the University of Nebraska when he entered the university here nnd filled out Ills athletic eligibility Card ; north towards Poplar Bluff. Mr. Ponder slated lie did not know, how much money wns taken from the bank but indicated It wa« Hbnut $1,000. Memphis and Vicinity—Fair to- , '-'•• nnd Wednesday, somewhat i i The maximum temperature here i yesterday was 76, minimum 40, ? clear -with .41 of an Inch rainfall ; during the night, according to j Samuel F. Norrls, official -feather t observer, . j

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