The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 19, 1933 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 19, 1933
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Served by the United Press \THEV1LC THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTH1A8T ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI NEWS HOME EDITION VOL. XXX—NO. 235 C aSS5'. BLYTIIRVILU-:, ARKANSAS, TIM-SHAY. DHCEMUKU 10, um SINGLE COPIES FIVE GOVERNOR WILL CALL SPECIAL SESSION Lindberghs Air Loop Tied 21 Lands Together Dodge Photographers and Bring'Plane' Down on Long Island Sound. NEW YOKK, We. 19. (UP)—The Lindberghs came home from their greatest aerial tour today to celebrate Christinas with their infant son, John, whom they had not &tcn since [hey started a 30,000 mile flight around the Atlantic oceans. Col. and Mrs. Lindbergh landed at '2-AO p.m. after staging a S|>ec- tacular dodging duel in the air with pursuing craft carrying photographers. The "duel" in which Lindbergh was pursued by other ships was similar lo his aerial encounter with photographers at Miami, Ph., last Saturday. Visited 31 Countries Lindbergh landed oil College Point on Long Island sound. The couple thus ended a tour of 31 countries and colonies and four continents. Today's Hi!,* t was about 700 miles from Charleston, S. C.. which they j left at 8:53 a.m. They had been gone from New York five months and ten days. Throughout their long tour, which involved crossings of the Norlh and Soulh Atlantics and a flight from Europe to the mid-Atlantic Azores islands, they had combined business with pleasure. Lindbergh surveyed the possibilities of regular trans-cccam'c Jair routes amj will report on his conclusions. Mrs. Lindbergh operated their radio throughout their tour. She also alternated at the controls. Guests cf Admiral CHARLESTON, S. C., Dec. 19. (UP)— Ch.ark-5 and Anne Lind- -hergh. ifler a restful night here, • - toei-vft "at 3:53 a.m. eastern standard time today on the last !e(; of their aerial Odisscy around the two Allantics. Visibility was low as the speedy monoplane left Cooper river at the navy yard here, but it was believed the fog would clear. There was a low ceiling. It is expected that as coon as they land tr.ey w-ill motor to the Morrow home in Englewood, N. J.. to greet their baby son. John Morrow. They have been racing homeward after their 28.000 mile trip to VICTIM DIES IN Allon Hardy Identified by|S. Missoui'iiins as Driver of Cur. Alton "Frog" Hardy, local cur suit ilium, wus IdenHlli'd hi-ri- Lcxluy b; Sli-ele, Mo.. rc.skk>nl.s a.': the r of the hit-run car thai struck fatally Injured K. E. -Uncle 11 spend Christinas with him. Chewchki and Kilonis Entertain Customers Exclusive Liquor Store Starts Business Despite State ,L?w ST. LOUIS, Dec. 10 (UP)—An impatient thirsty citizenry totlay replenished its liquor supplies here from shelves of chain driu* stores . , ,, ,, and an exclusive liquor shop de-1 him unmercifully. Trie - Indian rnlto the failure of Missouri's leg-1 SVVLi "" vm * nnli ^nocked out Ref- COLU.MBUS, O:, Dec/: ID. (UP) — '•Al n mi3R-d wrestling-bbving match here last night between "Gentle" John kllonis and Chief Cliewchki, here's what happened:: In tiic first round • each swung a stool, Kllotiis suffering a deep gash In the head. There «-as fierce fighting In the secoiid. In the third round K i! orris • took a pair of scissors frnm:his trunks, snipped t'ne Indian's hair; slipped a sack over his head, and 'mauled The Lindberghs unexpectedly set i Mature to repeal the slate bone , erM Lro Alexander. '•-'- ---------- ...... — - •--••• -I - their monoplane down here at thelttrv law. navy yard after four and a half] Business was brisk in the city's'" 16 As Chewchki jerked off the sack G rec fc through the audi- __________ ____ ........ t hours flying from Miami, which | first exclusive liquor shop'' Located j ence - Hc reached the street and they left Monday morning. They on a principal street in the midst escaDd in a lnxi spent the night as guests of Ad- of the" business district, the shop' The Indian came back to the rin<* n-j-'al James Knly 'commander. Lindbergh and the admiral re- ncwed an acquaintance that started at rcnsacola, Fla., while tiic famous flyer was an unknown barnstormer. New York Cotton NEW YORK, Dec. 13. (UP)—Cotton closed steady. open high low close . 000 991 DUG Ml district naval displayed n varied assortment ofi ari d was declared victor by default liquor in the windows. Inside' L -~ — : shelves heir! „ big supplv of all Missouri Officers Die corts of "Christmas cheer." Federal license, framed and Issued lo the store, announced that . the business was legal insofar as | the federal government was con- in Night Plane Crash IlfOH HILL. Mo.. Dec. 10 (UP) Dec. Jan. Mar. May Jury Oct. . 991 1003 1021 1037 105! 985 1012 1027 1042 1061 981 1004 1018 1032 1051 D95 1012 102C 1042 1061 Spots closed steady nt 1015. up 10. —Bodies of Captain and Milton M. o give no. ix,^ of llle 35th divi5 | on nlr " corpg ' ;^,/^ ^'i^ 1 -If v^r^hK were Hyins; crashed last night nine miles south of here. Lieutenant St. John was making ' - - - - " City to St. concern to the proprietor. waiting for the state law to be repealed. lawed by we've got anything you want." si^S; ^rttueclt bSi£ m "°- nl ? ht>in. Captain (roods ranged upward from $3.95 a| tncr Louis to fill army requirements of . ™«™ lta '«" to pint. familiarly^ himself with | handling a plane in the darkness. Elm" Phillips. T.I al Slcelc Sunday night. Hardy was in custody o( tidsey. deputy sherlir, litre to;lay after tbe Missouri men claimed lo identified hi,,, iis the motorist who left the scene of the nccidi and threatened pursuers who caught up with him at the .state line cu Highway el. causing (hem to abandon ihe chase, ills car was allegedly recognized as liio blt-amt-run car. and Is Held on Murclci 111 fri-liii)! f.ild to have rcMilie:' from a disagreement over Five Witnesses Called in Maury Counly Lynching NASHVILLE. Tnnv. Dec. 19 !Ul')-.Siil)|iiii'iuis for five. Manry rcinuy resleli-ntii.- believed to' be members of the band which abducted Conlii- Cheek, IH-yeur-okl ISI-BIO. and un-angi'd Ills lyiichliur. wen- 1-i.MiiMl today und sent lo Alaury county to be M-iveil. Tin- niimrs wt-rr withheld until tile papiT.s could be serml ordering Ihrm to apivar Li-foro the Davidson county gernml Jury lomor- 10 * '" '•" "nil llicy know about Hi"- lynching;. Shn-lfj- C. I. Godwin. Maury, county sheriff, will he Announces Op- nosition to Increased Fax .on Gasoline. LITTLE ROCK, Dec. ID (UP)— was sure ] J. M. Pulrell said this afternoon was hlaninl for the dentil today of I hi- nun would lie ylad to testify Hint he will call a special scssltia "'mil Coday, no, of Manila, s. p. "nil would accompany him to of the -legislature to refund Ark- llollliig, -lit, was held In the county Na.shvllle In a body tomorrow. L-nrly Jail here un a ctitu'iie of inureler, He surren'ltMed to officers several Arch :ioura alter shooting Coday ou Hit streets nf Manila lati! yesli-rduy. Ciidiiy. who was shot three times. .orlsL died early thin mbmlng at Hie llly- Idi-nlj !l:i!Vitle! hospital. Boilini; dlsan- Sheriff be a witness himself. n?.' (155.000.000 of highway bond Tbe local .salesman penretl allt'r Ihe shooting but shuv:- ed up here .several hours later anil surrendered. Ce:day und Boilini; hail been at (iikk for more tiian a week. Uo'.b arrest to a charge of murder but was nol jni!«l awaiting arrival of ills attorney, Claude !•'. cooper, who wns oil UiLs morning. No comment on whether or nol Hardy would waive extrnelltion was forthcoming in Hie meantime. was lie-Id on | nlcipal court here in connvctlein Piouram Is Underway In Communities Through- ihmnai out Mississippi County. with a previous clash nt Manlln. Tern Cwlay. father of Paul, who lied recently, is said to have loaned a tun (o ijolling. After the elder Coday's death his son is snid to have attempted to get Holllns to return the . gun and the latter refused, claiming it was his prop- city. About a. week ago Boiling and Coday fought at Manila with Coday Kpparcntly getting the test of the brawl. Yesterday Uolling, who Is said to have been confined for a dny or nvo, met Coday on ths streets of Manila and opened nre with a piAiil. Coday, wlio was nn- ermcd. fell, fatally wounded, and was rushed to the hospital here. Godwin Is expected to oblgatlons, but that lie Is unde- I dried on the convening date. j He Is considering; December.. 26 mill January 2. . "-. Oovernor Putrcl said that It. is i'Ills Judgment that the basic Jl-' cense tax. for automobiles, as now fixed, and thi- gasoline tax, should not lie raised. • Tlie sub-committee, acting -for ihc state, and the holders of road bond's, through their committee, ' have reached an agreement Attacked i through which foreclosures on • ..M i. i rond Imnrovcment district lands Mllecl; | will be iwslponed for 15 years. 'There was a defaull in these bonil.1 in Auqust, 1932," the governor said. -To permit these fore- While ri-|iorl.i of iwrsous being j closures at this time or soon would n effect confiscate the homes of BITTEN 81 Moilg ic Which Dtigiin Others Are At Large. b'ltcn by dogs continued to be received here a large black and brown dog, Identlllud as the mongrel which attacked Bert Dugm), (life chef .wns klllrd on South Lilly street George Mcavs, HundrefJs of Families Face Dismal Holiday Unless Public Responds. OSCEOLA, Ark. - The iwomens division of CWA. was undtr head- 'wrtv over , the icounty- yesterday willi^ projects functioning In Bly- ilievllle. Osccola. Wilson. Lnxora. Mnnlln, Leachville. Joiner, Nodena, Dell, Armorel and Lone Oak. In Blytheville 40 women w< marshaled this . rurccs u-g Ten.g marsnajeu unsi, . , • ll "-• ^"«- werk in-the OooQ'fellows drive In 1J:"^ 1 !™^^ 8 - J -. W-. Kdrington, crder. that the plan to brighten poor homes of the city this Christmas 'may be successful. J. LeHoy, pastor Street Methodist The Rev. W of the 'Lnkc church, is chai'-rran of the radio talks, which will be given by ministers at 10:30 A. M.. and at 4:30 P. M. by business and professional men over station KLCN. LeJRoy spoke this morning and Ivy W. Crawforr 1 will sjicak this afternoon. Some groui li csked lo adopt a family where the reward will be small but the nerd is still very great. A man his wlfr, their sons, age ten, six ani three, and a five months old ba';y constitute the family. A number of years ayo the man Injuied his skull an-1 the needed silver plate was not put In his head bin the skin was _ Proctor Is supervisor, nml projects had been approved calling for work nt the library and at Sud- county chairman, said that $206.40 had besn allowed for the services of a librarian und assistant librarian, each to work 258 hours at J n cenls ur-r hour until February IS, and WO for at also IflUTH HELD FBR G Fl Claims.He Firec! Fatal Shot to Protect His Girl Companion. CLEVELAND, Dec. in (UP) — Britlon Dennis Young, youthful law school student, was charged with manslaughter today nfte,- coiifessins he shot n farmer to death while parked with n co-ed suburban highway in Pepper Pike vll- Ile waived preliminary hearing The Blytheville sewing project, including the material, calls for n» outlay of $1071.20. mid the mulling project Is allowed SM52.20, tni-Uirtinir materials. At Del! Airs. E. M. Woodard Is supervising a sewing room where 12 women ore nt work. Lone Oak has a canning project employing unckhig company salesman, also blllcn yeslcrdav. said the dog was nol Hie uue which lilt him. Word was received nt the coun- health unit here that a, llulf- man fnruier late yesterday. bitten by a dog Sunday a ncsru, , living west of [Ms city, was bitten. and n few I'liy-ii before a. youth on a farm cast i,f Blylhevllie was the victim of mother dog. The blsf cur ting which Inflicted several snshes on Diignn's arm and leg yesterday voa shot, by feert Bilker; ilore crnflbye," In' tlio' 300 LJock on ' Lilly. The beast staggered into the yard of Mrs. John Ed Mhho's home and she summoned Dakcr, -vho promptly killed the animal. Dugan, who went to the scene with police, said the dog was the one which ntlacked him yesterday Menus, who wi'iu to view Hie dog's body later, sal'l that (lie do£ was nol ihc mongrel which indictee come 23 cuts nn his hands and legs, Police hoi! believed both trra were bitter by the same doj. noth Means ami Dugan were to b?£ln anti-rabi treatment today: Similar treatment was advised for Ihe Huffman fnimer by Dr. A. M. Wuhbiirii of lr>c county health unit. Dr. Wnshburn . emphasized the necessity of ' every precau- allowed to grew over the injured] 12-women. At Joiner Mrs J D skull. Havnvj a'ways worked in,Terror Is directing m'.-ing and the cotton field, neither parents I quitting proicct-s which rmoloy SO I'cr children nof.-ess education, women. Al Kciser Mrs. Catlcdsr- is They are pitlf-jlly Ignorant but suocrvisor of a quilting project j-et human betng-i who crave a bit'-'" •of happiness. The children Know little i with 10 women at work and Mrs Clarice Little is directing n sew- ofling project where 15 »'omei! are Chicayo Wheat i Crazed Negro Wounds Dee. May Dec. May open 82 1-2 84 7-8 high 82 5-8 85 low close 81 7-8 81 7-8 84 1-4 84 5-8 Chicago Corn Three U. S. Engineers PLAQTJEM1NB. L%, Dec. 19 (UP) —Six members of a surveying party of U. S. engineers were recovering loday from gunshot wounds inflicted by a crazed negro who fired tn- (o their boat as it moved along the upper Grand river in remote swampland country near here yesterday. -,. . «,.,-. Tilc negro. Pierre Guillory, was f lOSlllq 01 OCA" Prif.?.* pater slain In a battle with sher- lift's officers. The negro's four brothers have been missing since they vent hunting with him and It was may have killed open 44 50 high 44 1-8 50 7-8 low 43 5-8 50 43 3-4 50 3-8 A. T. and T 110 Anaconda Copper 133-4 Bethlehem Steel 347-8 Chrysler 50 1-4 Cities service 13-1 Coca Cola !H 3-4 General American Tank 33 Genera] Electric 18 3-8 General Motors 33 International Harvester 35 1-8 Middiewesl utilities Montgomery Ward New York Central Packard Phillips Petroleum Radio 1-8 ... 21 3-4 .... 33 1-2 .... 31-2 ... 153-8 67-8 Simmons Berts 16 1-8 St. Louis-San Francisco 2 Standard of N. j. . 44- Texas Co '..'..' 2J 3 . 4 U. S. Steel 46 ,. 4 feared that he them all. Gulllory was released from the state insane asylum a month ago had been living in the swamps near the scene of ir.e shooting. New Orleans Cotton Milk does not lose any of Its nutritive value when it becomes hour. NEW ORLEANS. Dec. 19 (UP) — Gotten closed steady. op?n high lo'.v close Dec 985 902 983 992 Jan 988 990 982 989 Mar 10M 1008 1001 1008 May .... lOlfl 1022 1015 1022 July .... 1032 1037 1029 1030 Oct 1049 1055 1047 1055 Sjwls closed steady al 998. up 5. The crash occurred at 8 p. m.. ac- Santa Clans. List year there was! cmnloyed cording to Wayne Williams. TWA I none In thU home. The Red! Mrs" H. C. Dew at Leachville Young nfter he explained to pol- Ir-e that he killed the man fn order lo protect his companion, attractive Ruth liriter. 15. student at Flora Stone Mather college. Younrc was held by authorities after he npnrarc;! with the girl at Shaker TWchls police station nrr- reixjrlcd th^ shooting. Tlic body of Ire victim xvas found lying in the roadway aficr (he ccrnlo directed police to the scene of the shooting. Tn n statemint to authorities Young said he and the girl drove to Bellcourt rond. parked their car, and turned out lights. A few mall pilot, who was flying just ahead of the army ship and saw It dive Into the heavy woods. Williams radioed the location to lam- »rt field. St. Louis, and continued his eastward flight. Local Grocer Arrested as Fireworks Violator Cross and relief oigantzatlon nr* furnishing then 1 , clothing and food but there are no toys nor o'.hir pleasures for H-e children. in charge of n quilting project where 11 women are at work. At Manila ifrs. C. Tipton Is directing lo women In a rnilHine pro- There are about 300 famllirsl Ject. At Etowah Miss Pauline In similar circuih'i'.'.nces which will! Heard Ls in charge of n sewing be unhappy Monday morning project employing 14 women, and less more mon*y Is given and!"' Wilson 25.women arc engaged, more families are rdopted. If a '" sewing with Mrs. Gladys Elkinsl mlinilrs later, planced out of ?nd saw the man climb out oi another car. VOUIIR said, he the window tion in cases of dog bites. While It Is not defliriely known that any of the wounds were Inflicted by canines suffering from rnbles. the risk is loo prcat lo take and treatment is ndvi.sed In every case. it was slated. One of the wseullal reasons for treatment, is Ike difficulty of making nn analysis of the dog's condition after death. Even in cases where the dog's head is not damaged ir is almost im|>os- tible to find fT.res of the disease unless it has inched a certain tinge. Unlcrs T dog suspected of rabies can b" tied up and observed. nnll-rabies treatment for victim Is the only safe course ' follow. Dr. Wnshburn declared. Two Win Acquittal on Illicit Liquor Charges J. F. Livingston, grocer. 320 East Mnln street, was arrested today by police in the first move to enforce the city's ordinance forbidding sale or display of fireworks. Tie may fa"" trial this afternoon. The ordinance prohibiting sale or display of fireworks has been on the city's statute books for several years but has not been strr-n- lously enforced annually In the past. During the Christmas holiday season last year enforcement of the ordinance was "suspended" by the city, with officials later admitting thcv had probably made f- mistake after several persons were Injured by fireworks and one Ma'n street fire was caused by the discharge of heavily charged fireworks. fjtnily Is adopted the basket srml 1 contain some toys for the •ome fruits, nuts oi.d candies, i>.nd Teachers Face Discharge BARRE. MASS. <UP) — School teachers, both face summary men and discharge women rcrc If they smoke in the presence of pu- In cattle, pigs and mankind, more | pils. Privately, however, they may males Ihan females nre bom, smoke us much us they u-lsh. directing the work. , nnd crafts and mattress making] jome food for Chiift-nas dinner Ot| Projects were under WAV in Oscc-1 course anything i:- acceptable but, °' a w| th Mrs. Adelc Williams as these items <h™ld be a part ot i General supervisor of the the basket os M is the idea -A ot Christmas In i rtdlton lo bare necessities ot life. unit in the countv. under way all last week in Ihe t'le.tcy shop which Is conducted as a i part of the sewing project. Two Injured When Car Ovrrturnt N»ar Havti uvenurns near nayn Bessie Eagle and Bill Johnson were acquitted of charges of Illc- j ral possession of intoxicating 11, a ." s !C|unr in municipal court yesterday. Elmer TTall. who figured 111 n Highway fil accident near YarbrO. was acouitterl rtf a charee of rerk- less drlvinz. W. R. Robinson, the other party to the accident, was fined five dollars for operating a truck without proper li?hts. U. B. Holllns was fined five dol lars for disturbing the pence. Seven men were fined $10 each for public drunkenness. Named Assistant Librarian An assistant. Mrs. Ira Gray, has been apnclnted to aid Mrs. II. A Smith, librarian, and both salaries «'IH be paid by the CWA for the J. C. McCaig, 58. Haytl, Mo., 1 next two months. Instead of fcav- farmer sustained a broken shou!-;^ the library open only three I Be Sent for 1 1-2 Cents dcr and Lester Spear. 25, lesser In-:hours each afternoon and one nlshtI juries, when their cor turned over's week, the hours arc no-.v from t on Highway 61 near Haytl late yes-! to B p. m . rach afternoon, except ;hoiiEanels cf people in 62 counties. Tills must not-hanuen. • Oppose* On Tax Bomt • : "Whether the ruiestlon 'should be settled according to the • agreement readied is one to be ah«wer- cd by the legislature. The proposition Is of such vast and over- whehnliin Importance that I cannot assume the responsibility of not .submitting it to the IcBlsln- ii" for Its consideration. • • 'The whole proposition rests un- on the raising annually of $1.- •vn.OOO of additional revenue. Whether this shall be raised and how are questions for the legislature. . ' '•-.-. "Several methods of ra^Jn? this _adclitipnal revenue, i: /'jfeeen. *ug-.., "Veslcd. It Ls niy ju'dgment^h'a^lhe^^' basic license tax . for automobiles. '• us now fixed, and the. gasoline-tax, should not be raised.. '. . . , '.,. •"Tliere sre other subjects which, should have legislative attention but controversial questions' other than bond refunding must be omitted for very obvious reasons." Tills will be the second extra*' 1 ordinary session of the <8th general assembly. The first was in July, nrlmar'lly to leqall?" b;er. • '•• Calls for'.15-Year Issue Oovernor Putrell's sub-committee on bond refunding announced that a new agreement had been reacliGri with representatives .of holders .at road district bonds wliereby the S47.000.6oo 'of " outstanding dlstr^t bonds would be refunded through Issuance of 15-year 3 per cent bonds, provided a sinking fundvcif S500.000 a year Is allotted to retire distressed bonds. The committee's original recommendation, rejected by the bondholders, provided for refunding tie road district debt with 25-year"3 ]>er cent interest bonds. ' ~ Under the agreement reached by Hie sub-committee it is proposed thai Ihe gas tax be raiseel one cent per gallon, thai automobiles four f-r more years o!d be made to pay- the same license lax as automer- bilcs of later vintage. . . ' Urdftv - ' Sunday, and on T-ursdav eveiiin?s The acclden occurred a short 1 from 7 to »:30 o'clock. ' distance north of Haytl. The car' Approval is expected of a pro- turned over Into n roadside ditch. ; Ject which calls for tbe remcdd- McCalg was reported tost ing well M the Blythcviile hospital where he was carried for treatment. of the building, which Is badly Christmas cards, not sealed, mav be mailed anywhere in the Tjni'.cd States for one and a naif cents postage. Seated letters are tlnee crnlji excepl when for delivery through the local postoffice. In which case they require two cents ........ „ In need of repairs. It is hoacd (« i postage. re-roof the building, to paint It onj These announcements are being (the interior and outside, tear »*-ay Ti-.c first shot of the Civil War tl:e porch, nnd to put in more win- fas fired al Fort Sumtcr, South dows In the part used by the li- wns Carolina, in 1861. 'lirnry. marie throughout the United Slates for ihe benefit of those who arc nol familiar with all postal rntes. Will Draft Liquor Tax Plan Friday and Saturday WASHINGTON Dec. 19 (UP)—' Agreement by Christmas on the i"iiln features o! a liquor tax bill was the program of the house ways and means committee today as Indications Increased that trre controversy over the plan for shar- ms federal liqror revenues with states would become a heated com'rcsslonnl i=sue. The committee Intends to meet' Fridav and SatnrJay on the liquor till. Until then i' will be tied up' on the general ri-\enue hearing. And the star which had beckoned lo the Three Wise Men went before them as a guide and led them to the place where the Christ CMId lay hi the manger at the luu IK Dcthlehem of Judea. SHOPPING DA )^ S . . utM/ fCHBICTMAS. Fines and Jail Terms for Falsifying Returns I NEW ORLEANS, Dec.' 19 (UP) —Three subordinates of the Huey p.-Long political faction, convlct- ! cd of falsifying returns on con- i stilutional amendments adopted j In the general election of Nov| ember. 1932. were fined $100 each and sentenced to serve seven months in parish prison here to- I day. WEATHER Arkansas—Partly cloudy tonl?ht v.-ilh llgtit rain In north portion. WEjnMiiay partly cloudy. Mcmpx-3 and vicinity—Partly clcudy and colder tonight. Wed- ne<1ay clear and colder. . Tr.e minimum temperature hers yesterday was 56, minimum 43, cloudy with 1.02 inches of rainfall, according to Samuel P. Norris, o!- ticial weatoet ob.-*rver;

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