The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 24, 1933 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 24, 1933
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Served by the United Press HEVH THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHBA8T ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI TO: EDITION VOL. XXX—NO. 215 tUythevllle, Dally Hewt. UlylWuto Oournc. Mississippi Valley Lftnur BlythfvlUf »>r«M Hl.YTHRVlLI.I.:. ARKANSAS, I'UIDAV, XOVIO.M1JKK 21, liVM SINGLE COPIES FIVE' CENTS . : _JEVELT Aged Woman Doctor-Confesses Murder Dr Alice Wynckoop Confesses Operaling Table Crime to Police. CHICAGO, Nov. 24 (UP). Police said today that Dr. Alice Lind- fay Wynekoop, G7,year-old gray- haired woman physician, confessed she chloroformed her hrauhful ilaughtcr-in-'nw. Rheta Gardner Wvnckoop. 23. "I took her down to the onerat- ing room and gave her chloroform," they quoted the steel-nerved elderly woman as confessing. "Then I shot her. Tt was about 5 p. m. I was alone in the house." Spot LiL>;1»( Centers on Family From House of Dcalh Judge Grants Her Petition for Third of Her Lato Husband's Estate. the cast in a mysljry play npiwarcd members of the household as ilicy laced (iiie-slluiiing In tilt- Son llrraks Down CHICAGO, Nov. 24 (UP)--Tile mystery ol the operaling table 1 bo:u ' <ic;r m lhc nom - . murder of Mrs. Hheta Wynekoop In the crumblinjj Chicago mansion to which she cnnic four years ago as bride, races picturing every comber emotion, tli:rc sit, left lo right. Miss Enid Il'-nnpfscy. teacher. D:-. Cu.the-.-inc Wynekoop. 24, «!stcr-ln-la\v of liie victim; Dr. -Mice L. Wynekoop. the case -still unsolved. Earle Wynekoop. husband of the vletim and popular ladies man of the world's fair, broke down under Intense questioning and began a formal statement lo police. Police Captain Thomas Duffy announced that the handsome young husband was "making a full murder of Rheta Wynekoop reach-] mother-in-law, v ho discovered the l-.ody, and W.ilKer Wyntkcop. bruther-in-law of Ihe slain pirl Uelimtl cd a climax today with police an- is tho Rcv . Johll Hopkins, o!d friend of the fjnailv nc-unc-nis; a "confe.ssion" but with _ _ w-i'ij. HIT- KILLS Red Cross Roll Call Lagging Says Fairiield With only 203 memberships I signed up to (late. Blytlicvillc and • j is£ii)pi county will fall far short of; Earle's mother Dr. Alice Lindsay Wynekoop, who discovered the mystery ipur.^r.- to ;fhe darkened rocm where her son was sobbing McTlate, 22. to whom he admitted havin? proposed marriase last Fri- TURRELL, Ark., Nov. iliips reporl to A. B. Airfield, roil call chair- i ! man, are all from Ihe booths which' BENTON, Ark.. Nov. 24. (UP) — V.-I i • v.» • " ia "f «* lt •>" iiuin liJt; m;u-.:ii ttiui;]! ^u>-< i.^jn, riir... .-.uv. <:i. lufj— f j,f, i* 1 ^"^",^,,^!^ I'""' ™«» »•« conducted this. Death In the electric/chair will be . tuoay in the death of Matt Glas- for Mark H. Shank, 41-ycav- county prosecutor, told the Unite:! car waiting for a companion who had gone to Turrell to replenish Shank goes on trial here Monda ; for the poisoning of Akin Coll Iliis wife,. Et:-el, a f'i-v. Four days before the body of. his auburn-haired wife V.T.S found | struck. in ":e operating room of his, A passing. mother. j officers of the accident. Reaching Captain Duffv said .Wynekoop! the scene they found Glasgow expressed a desire to "talk" in or-1 dead and the death car missing, der to "save one very dear to me."i Eight negroes were overtaken •Dr. Wynekoop was brought this'walking down the road but they morning from central police hend-JEaiu they had been given a "lift" nuarlers where .she was taken af-|in a car "up the road" and did ter seven hours questioning lastinot. know liie identity of the driv- night. [or. who let them out at the acci- Ilis I.oves Revealed I dc-nt scene. Wynekoop. who previously h->dj Glasgow Is survived by five chil- ndtnitled keeping comnanv withUiren. Glenn, Donald. Madge and other women and said he very ' Marian Glasgow and Mrs. Marjoric seldom v-as at home, was taken Reed, all of the Osceola section, into custody yesterday upon his'and three brothers. George, Tom return from Kansas City. He as-1 and Lee. all of Tnunann. scried he was near Peoria. III., at about the time police believed his wife was shot lo dealh. The second woman with whom Wynekoop admitted keeping company was Priscilln Wittle. auburn- haired worlds fair employe who . , „ , t was questioned for several hours stcad ' 329 South ley, two of their | three children, clement, 10i and | Clarence, 8. Clyde, who recently I celebrated his fourth birthday in I a Malvern family's home, is a sur| vivor of the poisoning. The defense of shank will rest c Cl A n p.- • •; me aeiense or Shank will res' bays .Stone AgC I OlltlCianS ,on a plea of "temporary insanity.' ->,iri Riicinp'se Mnn On- '• pll . v ' idn " s in Little Rock and and business men up Hot Si)rings have cxnmlncd thl , tt ,_ pose President. Hot Springs have examined the attorney but their findings have not been revealed. Sh'ank charges that OSCKOLA, Ark.. Nov. 24.—Mrs. Ell/abotli A. Wilson, widow af the toll- U. E. Ij!i- Wilson, flbd u p;ll- t-(jii in probate court h-jre yesterday renouncing the will of her late ":niibi!tid, which divided the bulk of iii.s pcijonal eslate into three trust funds wilh the Wilson high sc'.iool. I.'iiora high school und Helen May Vauijhan. young divorcee of Slutl- ;art, as beneficiaries, and asking for an ijidcr requiring the executors. J. H. Grain and \V. P. Wilson, tu set aside and deliver to her in klmi her dower in the personal property of the estate and asking for the appointment of appraisers to appraise and set aside her dower in the real pru;wrly. Probate Judge Zal U. Harrison of Blythcville grunted the petition and named L. S. Mitchell and Chas. R. Colcman of Osceola and J. R. Culloiu cf Wilson as appraisers to appraise the real e-slute. Mrs. Wll- scn was represented by Charles T Colemon. Little Ho;k attorney Members of the firm of Daggett and Daijgelt. Marianna attorneys, icp- rcsentlng [lie executors, were present, as were the executors, whci the order was made. .Mrs. Vanjhan Protected The dower will consist of it third of the real property of the cslale .which Includes several I'nousam acres of Mississippi county' lond and a forty-fire acre estate on Iho Malvern road near Hot Springs which the will bequeathed in fci simple ta Mrs. Vuughan. and : • bird of the personalty, which com prises a long list of securities In eluding Mr. Wilson's stock in the several banks of Mississippi conn '->• and the proceeds of nine lit nsnrance policies totaling $100.000 •vhich he directed be used for tb nirchase ol interest bearing sccur lies to constitute a trust estate fo Mrs. Vmighan. together with th "ive stock, household effects and do :neElic ornaments of Ihe Ho Springs hcmc which were bequeath cd in fee simple to ti:e Stuttga divorcee. Tuition at High School Cut to $7.50 per Term lietlncllcn from $9 lo SIM) tier six weeks term In the tuition fsa tu nlythi'ville hl-;> schoul wns an-1 nouiu-.'d by Dr. I.. II. Mooic, clmlr-: man. ijllmvliii; a meeting ol the I Cltl/i-ns St-hotil comrnklh'e. ycster-! day. - J Tin- reduced fee Is elfectlvc Mmi- ay, when tuition for the third crm Is ]iayab!e. Iliuh .school enrollment has been Ijiher than was anticipated wlicn In- tuition rale was set. and 11 Is xpoclcd that the chnri<c for (hr> emainilcr of Inc schoul year will ot exceed $7.50 per six weeks, wilh he possibility further reductions; nay b $1,500 Loss by Fire on Division Street ATLANTA. G.I.. Nov. 24. Tlic national recovery act has lifted Arabic} as per cent out of ihc depression a:id "business is on the verge of ancthcr forward surge." General Hugh S. Johnson. NRA administrator, declared in an address here last night. -| Johnson pictnrcci "vicious ene- ! mies" of the recovery program as The residence of Mrs. M. O. Hal- -the rt-screatted leaders of "an old - rubcr ll<Ke Hot Division street. I eccnomic system, men of the hard was gutted by fin; about 2:15 o'clock j shelled crustacean and old stone Swings police. The police deny the claim and their contcnlion is supported by newspapermen who hat! the ccnfesuon dictated to Ciiem. Too poor !o pay for counsel, the Akron attorney will be defended by Kenneth Coflelt and N. A. icl. both Beifton coiinly altorneys. who were appointed by Judges Thomas E. Toicy. In addition to four charges of I the state will be George Clardy and discovered enamorata of the ' sieve flue, awakened members of you will find a leader of the forces discovered enamorata of the •-<"•*• nut.-, a«.l^^:"^•" in.juuu-ii 01 you will nr.<t a leaacr 01 iiiu lorccs ,,, .. , «« .V. Wynckoop scion, is 22 years oldjthe family but not until it had of the 1529 explosion of human for- , ghan^ linn fra h T M "^ and a blond. I Rained headway. lune. human security, and all l!:at Police who Questioned the wo-j Members of the family saved few , justifies the faith of a people ' ^ - -^c ' . man physician throughout the and her son night subjected them to n "lie detector" test, (he results of which were not announced. : of ^eir pe age by fire or water. Lepanto 0. E. S. Chapter Awarded Honor Banner LEPANTO. Ark—The Lepanto chapter of thr- O. E. S.. No. 503. of which Mrs. J'. M. Whayne is Worthy Matron, .vas honored at the session cf thi! Grand Chapter at Little Keck this week by receiving "Honor Banner." Given the er for havin; contributed the largest amount toward the Eastern Slar educalional loan ditrin? Ihe year. Pastor Stale Trooper BOSTON <UP)—The Rev. Ernets A. Tliorsell. minister of the Union i Baptist Church of South Foxboro, lecently was made n member of the uniformed division of the Massachusetts State Police. He exl pccts to preach at the church as usual on SuuJays. in from dam- the fairness and efficiency of its t'lKernriieut. and its institutions." he declared. before It passed their farm l:ousc crashed Wo <-i'">"tu inio a with Col- New York Cotton Will Select Queen of Holland Festival Tonight NEW YORK. Nov. 24. (UP)-Cotton clos;d barely steady. open' K'.gli low close Dec 917 1000 977 991 Jan 088 1000 984 939 Mar 1003 1024 1003 1013 May .... 1019 1039 1017 1027 July .... 1034 1051 1030 1040 Ocl 1052 1062 1049 1001 Spots elcsed steady at 1010. up 10. New Orleans Cotton HOLLAND. M O ._ Holland high school's ru-inual Pall Festival will be held tonight. There are five can- JCEW ORI-EANS. Nov. 2-1. (UP)— dldales for Queen of the Fesllval. I Colton closed steady. . Mfcs Bernlcc Sanders, representing [ open nigh bw !he 8th grade; Miss Jchnnie Poscy.'D°c 965 fOI icprcsenling the 9th grade: Miss;Jan Bernlce Barber, representing the!Mar 10th grade: Miss Velva Uslcr. rep- ! May reseating the lltli grade, and Miss I July Neal, represc-nting the 12th |Oct grade. 985 1000 1016 1028 1047 965 D57 955 1020 1000 1035 1015 1047 1028 10SS 1045 clos? noo S)9Bb 1013 1026 1039 1055 j Spots closed r.le.idv at f>!XV up 13. A. T. and T Anaconda Copper Bethlehem Steel Chrysler Cities Service Prfcf-" 120 . 15 1-8 . 34 1-8 . 48 3-8 .. 2 1-8 General American Tank 30 1-4 General Electric 20 3-4 General Mators 323-4 Inlernatioml Harvester 41 3-4 Middlewest Utilities 3-16 Montgomery Ward .... 22 7-8 New York Central 36 1-2 Packard 4 Phillips TVTlleum .... 16 3-8 Radio 7 Simmons Beds 17 5-8 St. Louis-San Francisco 2 1-4 .Standard of N. J 45 1-8 Texas Co 26 U. s. Sleel 44 1-8 Chicar/o Wheat Dec. May 1ITTHL1 FIBS': Plirclinsc i UK HIM. ikely Siivs "Crack Pols" Dictating Administration's In- flat ion. Moves. NEW YORK. Nov. 24 (UP)—In a public slatemcnt bitterly it- Annoai'S llull;ill X President Roosevelt's mon- II Ictary program, Alfred E. Smith, !l Agreement Can lie Reached. Arkansas-Missouri Power Comnany Is Grantee! 1 0-Day Postponement. Recei for the November 10. will not become effective for 10 days at least and may be postponed Indefinitely sending appeal by the company to the United Slales circuit cmirl of appeals. Col. John R. Fnrdyce and Z. M. McCarrol! were named receivers for the company by Judge John E. Martineau. His order, however, provided lhat they were not to take charge of Hie company -until today. Since then Judge Martineau granted a further extension ot[10 days lo enable Ihe .company In perfect an appeal from Iho receivership order and (o apply for n permanent btay of the order pending decision of the appeals court. The receivership was granlcd on pctillon of Anton G. Hendercr. E. Tf. nohrer. George H. Wells and W. W. Melts, owners of preferred slock, who contended that the present management of the company was jeopardizing their property. Mayor Cecil Shane. I,. I,. Ward and 11. A. Lynch left here curly lo' day for Kan-.'as City. Mo., where they were lo confer with H. B. Caldwell. federal receiver fur Asso| dated Utilities, In an effort lo reach nn ayn.-cmcnt as to the pur- etuiM.- price of tec loiml water plant mid svstcm. now owned by the , utility. Major Sliane and the two members of his walerworks committee returned earlier In the week from LIUle licck where R. y. C. officials indicated they would be favorably Inclined toward n government loan lor purchase of the water systei as a municipal project. Mayor shiine did not reveal any! amount RFC authorities may havei possible dc- conler first with the AS- oclatcd utilities receiver. Should agreement be reached as to llic 'alite of C-.e lo:nl plant, speedy onsiimallon of a denl whereby the Ity will become owner cf Ihc plant s anticipated. No band issue will be necessary for purchase of the ilam, it is believed, since laxpay- •rs will not bo liable to the RFC or. funds wilh which lo secure the ilaiil. It is understood that the his opiwnent for the .presidential nemlr.ntlon, today declared flnily for "sound money" and flayed the president's "baloney dollar." ' Tho former presidential- candl- dale, "Bujiported" Roosevelt Trwck and Car Collide on Road Near Burdelte I.UXORA. Ark. —Seven persons aside for Mrs. Vnuglian should w diminished "by reason of dower or any oti-er reason." she should be reimbursed from other a'-sets of the estate. Heirs Perfect Ap.wal The appeal lo circuit court of heirs ol the cstile. n. F. Lee Wilson jr.. M Howells Wilson, and j at the wheel, and his family dead from jioison which was administered at a picnic. McCrory Merchant Gets Bullet Wound in Head MEMPHIS. Nov. 24 (UP)—Ellis Arnoff. 34. merchant of McCrory Ark., was in a critical condition at Baptist hospital today with a bullet wound In his head. Woodruff county officers said that he was shot accidentally by Lester Holder, who was returning in a car with Arnoff from a dance ncnr Scarcy, Ark., early this morning. Mrs. Arnoff. who accompanied her husband here, said she had no'.hing to say about the shooting. Arnoft's condition is reported as critical. Anticipating lhc exercise of Mrs. I were Injured yesterday morning 'Vilson's dower rights, Ihe planter's' two mllcs north ot Burdette when will specified that if' the properly R truc! ' : dr ' TOn by H. C. Weathers --• --••• - -- - and a car driven by F. C. Tompkins collided. Mr. Weathers was returning to Burdetle after taking some farm hands to work and had Fevcral school children riding on lib truck. Mr. Tompklns hud his car loaded wilh cotton pickers and the ones who were riding on the fender obstructed his view so that he did not see Mr. Weathers approaching at an intersecting road. One negro cotton picker suffered a broken leg and was removed to the Blytheville hospital for trfattnenl. Charlie Mauser, school child, suffered a dislora'.ed jaw and also was removed to the hospital for treatment. Jack Mauser a brother, received cuts alxmt the face and was brought lo a loca' physician's office. The others received only minor injuries. Mr. Weathers, driver of the truck, escaped wilh only a slight Injury. Canton-Shanghai Plane Crashes on First Flight Victoria Wilson Wesson, from Ihe order probating Ihe will, was perfected with publication today ol warning orders for L-e Union Planters Bank ,t Trust Company of Memphis and the Bey Scoiils of America, non-resident defendants. The Memphis bank, under terms °f the will, was made executor of the Helen May Vnughan trust estate, and the Boy Scouts ot Am-r- ica were Invrueatned the use of a wooded tract near Wilson. D. l-'red Taylor jr. of Osceola was named attorney ad lltem by the court. Lake City Depositors Get Their Money in Full LAKE CITY, Art.-Yoii mi?ht! navn thought a number nf Lake City residents had struck a gold mine, judgin; from the smiles they were wearing today. Of course It really wasn't a gold mine but it was probably the next best thlng-a defunct bank that Mid a 100 per cent dividend— which caused all the smiles. Approximately S4.000 In checks to 200 depositors In the defunet Bank of Lake City was mailed by Herbert, W. Parker, state banking department liquidating agent, yesterday. A total of S3.234.4I was paid lo persons having common claims. Preferred claims, not In, eluding $3,167.06 to the R F C amounted to $1.084.44. The Lake City bank closed its doors Feb. 1. f ll Negroes on Jury Rolls Summoned to Testify DKCATUR. Ala. Nov. 24. (UP) —T.:c defense in the Scoltsboro assault cases today MuumonsKl negroes whose names appeared yesterday on Scsttfiboro jury rolls to testify In proceedings against the Alabama jury system. Although the defense did not announce its inlentlons il was believed the negroes would be examinee as lo whether I ntSeir knowledge their names were on the Jury lists It was Indicated the witnesses would be nsked if they had been calld fcr Jury duly, IFC would only retain a lien on the plant nnd system.; '.-. . i Pclice chief Ed RIcb'.drov'ejMty- ir Shun; and his committee mem- «rs In a. .city car, leaving early oday. Trey planned to be gone ivor the week-end, il i s under- last year In grudging fashion and purely "as n regular Democrat," used vivid sarcasm In .portraying tile present Irend of the administration .as one dlclated by "crack pots," exponents of the "rubber dollar," and "green backers." In New Outbreak His vigorous attack was released for publication today by the New Outlook, In whose December Issue Smith gives his views cdl- lorlally upon recent events In Washington. Smith linked his economic beliefs wilh those of the New York State Chamber of Commerce, ' v-'lilch recently passed resolutions opposed to Inflationary measures, and addressed his 'biting remarks :o the chamber In an open letter. . His most direct attack on the administration was a charge that Ihe recent inflationary moves have .. "undermined public confidence." He pictured n situation in which "uncertainty para'yzes business, discourages private InlaUve, and drives money Into . htdng." Nn Change Kiptcted ••.-.' WARM SPUING!!, .Ga.. Nov. .24-: (UP)—President, Rcio^evelt today-, "'tb glve^full •X5n5ldsriitl'!ri>.* of Ihe nailon'E highly Iliamber Votes Him Down on Issue of Civil Servants Pay. PARIS, Nov. 24 <UP)— A national coalition government or dlssolu- llon of parliament seemed imminent today as President Albert Leb- iini sought, a successor to Premlci Albert Sarranl, whose government wcs overthrown by the chamber of deputies In the early morning hours. Camille Chautcmps, Sairant's !o all complex monetary problems In the first of a series of conferences • v:;th Henry Moryenlhau, Jr., act- :In? rccrctnry of the treasury,, who--,. came, here from Washlnglon. •'. Although the conference came • . while a lively debate between eji- .. perls and economic bodies favor- ; ing and disapproving of the gov-. :-;iiincnt's gold buying program was : raging. Ihey were not .believed 'to~ he harbingers of p. change In •'.monetary .policy. -. • Outwardly unmoved by criticism 1 " of hts program for commodity : i.'rice raising, Mr. ncoscvclt's forthcoming discussions were watched with intense interest in all charters but repeated pronouncements have been made by his advisors that nothing unusual vonld develop. '. Arrest Mother for Kidnaping Own Child ENGLAND, Ark., Jfov. 24 (UP) —Betty Joe, minister of interior. Georges Bon-! daughter of I'd, his finance minister, and Kciouard Daladicr. whom Sarraut Fuccccdcd only weeks ago, were mentioned as possible successors. Chautemps was mentioned as likely in event Hint he was able to form a cabinet, and particularly If he were able to form a suitable national coalillon to meet a situation that wns becoming an emergency. Sarraut's baby government met its at the end of a stormy 17- hour debute 6-ycar-old adopted Ijittle Rock instir.-. ance man, reported kidnaped from . school today, was four.rt here this afternoon and two women were taken into custody by police. City officials said one of tlip' women was the child's mother who' lind not seen her daughter since she was a baby. Nalure of charges to be placed against the women was not immediately determined. The child, legally adopted five- years ago by TVFr. and Mrs. Fred Poe. was taken from school at I.lttle Rock early this afternoon. ol the bitter]- rantrnw>nl-il t^ I Pollcc !md r 6 ' 11 ' 1 " 5 feared until 1 of C p»y ^'ci™ant '" llw chM *" to »" d s " fe that s " e . A series of political blunder.; preceded the vote on confidence which Sr.rraul lost, .121 to 247. Sarraut vo:i several preliminary votes of confidence. But his fall was in the cards. A difference of only 1.000 francs or $64 a year in the exemption limit for salared civil servants prccinit- ctcd It. had been kidnaped for ransom. hloh low clo--c SHANGHAI. Nov. 24. (UP)—The 84 1-8 85 3-4 83 85 1-8 amphibian plane inaugurating |«s- 37 7-8 39 1-2 80 5-3 88 3-4 E _™Ser service bHwcen Canton and Chicago Corn OIKII high low clow Dec. 44 l-l 45 5-8 43 3-4 45 1-8 May 51 1-4 52 S-B H) 1-2 52 Chimpacne 24-Hour Drink • PARIS <(JPI _ p nr is now j us come to (lie recosnition of champagne as an all-around-the-clock drink. Formerly only drunk at Shanghai crashed durie a heavy fog uttr he-re tcday. injuring seven persons and Ihe American pilot. _ _, „ .„ An English woman. Countess car-1 banquets and wilh the final course, isle, and a Chinese passenger were j champagne now is consumed injured seriously. The injured were J morning, noon ,and night, wilh brought lo shanghai In ambulances, any kind of food nnd at any hour. 71 Liquor Defendants Found Guilty by Jury PHILADELPHIA. Nov. 24 (UP) —All defendant in the McClurc lini or conspiracy trial were found guilty today. A jury of 12 middle aged men returned t'.:e verdict finding State Senator John J. McClurc and 70 co-defendants guilty of conspiracy to violate the national prohibition act in U. S. diclrict court here after deliberating 21 hours and 39 mln- Sceks Man He Loaned •"' $75 on Gjass Diamond A large diamond on which Ire advanced B $75 loan turned out to bo Just n "piece of glass" a Helena, Ark., pawn broker told the sheriff's office here this mornliw. appealing for aid to find the man he claims left the "diamond" with him. The Helena loan broker said the T"; .. „, _ ] man to whom the loan was made Ar K .. Nov. 24.—The described himself as a "Blythe- of Osceola has filed V |lle advertising man" and gave for CWA funds to a Blytlicville address. Officers believe the address a ly appointed county engineer for flctl(lous one and prcbat)ly llle Osceola Applying for Civil Works Money, number give.i. new stretches v,ithin the cltv limits. Projects for which application lias already been filed are the cleaning of all drainage ditches! which carry surface wster from! ARKANSAS—Riir, cooler In east the streets of Osceola. the clean- jrnd south po.-tioiu tonight. Sat- WEATHER ing and beautificalton of Violet Cemetery, and of the high school ' \.rday fair, warmer. Memphis and Vicinity — Fair, tnoler tonight flnrt Saturday.

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