The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 6, 1932 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 6, 1932
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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1932 FMQEI HELD ID BLYTHEV1LLE, (ARK.) COURIER NRWS 'Strange Interlude' Loses Much in Trip fron Stage to Screen Stale Charges He Burned House to Collect Insurance on Furniture. Ai tluir Frazier. local service sta- | lion employe, and Garfleld Smith, negro, were ordered held to th? grand Jury, and George Blackburn, iwgro, was ptaccj under bond us a material, witness by Judge c. A. Cunnlngimm In municipal court yesterday afternoon- Bond for Frazier was set at $1500, will) J250 band for the negra. Dlackburn was cleared of on ars:n charge but was placed under $100 bond to appear as n .state wi'.noy before the grand jury. Both the stale and defense pr-:reined testimony ai the hearing. Ti!e two negroes ivero Hie iirltiel- pal witnesses for the state and Frailer took [lie stand In h's defense and to supplement the testimony of other defense witness;. Tl« state accuses Frazier of b'-m- ing a house l:e was renting ;ar]y 111 1930 for the purpose of collecting insurance on his household furniture. In support of the charge the- two negroes were called to the stand. One testified that lie liauled a trunk away from Frazler's house at his request a few minutes before the hotce hurried. The oilier tesflfkd that he delivered a container of yasollne at the house at Fraiier's request and had driven only a short distance when the fire. broXe out. j 1 Frazier declared that in company j with his wife he was at the Rl'z! theatre when the house burned and thkt he did not know of the fire until he stopped at, a filling station on the way home where on attendant he had seen earlier on his way to the sho«- told him of the blaze. In support of his alibi Fra- 7Jer called George Crockett of Cape Glrardeau. Mo., a former local resident. Murray Daniels, service station employe, and Cecil Purtie. attendant at the theatre, to the stand and they confirmed in substance Frazler's statement. - Tom Ray. white man, was cleared of a charge of assault and bat- (ery. b«n most Interestingly achieved. In the play, action and characters stood still while thoughts were ul- tered. Here the movement continues, and tlie asides are "cut In" On th« Him. They are almost whispered and the olfre! Is Jiovel uml etrle. In this element, Ihe screen can give the stage something to think about. Certainly this Is proof that ft play may be so powerful lluil no hammering, "cutting or nmnlpuln- tion can completely destroy it. i There Is pov.vr even In Hie miking | skeleton. i Norma Shearer Is cast ns Nina and Clark Oablc as Ned Dun-ell. Uolh are good In n cinema tush- ton, but neither has cnught l!>2 j characteis as portrayed on the After seeing both Lynn "cntanne and 1'iuiline 1/ord ns Nl- one can merely conclude that Illicr Ml.« Shearer or the director Hpiwd »1> on a serious leading ml iimli'rslimdlnf u f DX> |)| n y AL any rule. It's cncournglni,' lo ee Hollywood gather sntticU-nl ourse to tackle sitcli a drama. And t turns out well lluiincliilly, xomc- bellcr may }m|>ix>ii next PAGE THREB College 'Girl Reported Slain Missourian Held for Theft of Taylor • Jchn Unders'lahl, 22. of Elmo. Mo., was brought here by Police Ohief A. D. Gwyn yesterday and cliargcd with the theft of a car ovned by Jesse Taylor, local at- lorni'}'. The car. a small coach, was st-trn fr9«.8. parking space on Main street 'near the Rltz theatre several nights ago. It was recovered by officers at Elmo, about ICO miles north of .here. They Aftlflcd Blythevi:;e police and Po- lir" Chief Own motored to Elmo gnd-returned Underslahl here. The .'-rrrit of another Elmo youth In 'lie- case, is expected, momentarily. I, To Clark Gable and Norraa Slu-ar tr, abcrc, falls Ihe difficult Uik uf carrying; the leading rules in a sc rren condensation of "Strange In- terl udt." ••P" BV GILBERT SWAN '• even Hollywood cannot damage i \EA Sen-let Writer '> much. Cut, to Ihe mere ouiliJU'S o NEW YORK.—After months of the plot; slashed of many of it elaborate ballyhoo, "Strange Tn- best lines, and cast by players u - h< terlude" has come to the screen., may or niay not have knoun wha And since this pschological it was all about -still a pretty good iludy has become the most dis- : photoplay remains. Though i; Isn 1 cussed drama, of a generation and my favorite type of clncmn. Nor is il easy to see how Iht will be much of a money makci outside those key cities when "Strange Interlude" became a pe of the drama fanciers. The story, by way or refreshln' ter. The film is boiled down to >' our memory, concerns the youir an hour and a half. The origi- • *'°man who tost her first love aiv nal' was a dramatized case his- i * ncn married a fellow who brood tor.v in which actors not only . *d over the taint of insanity in hi ipoke their lines, but hailed to j '•oily- The stain in his bio* voice their inner thought.';. Thus i caused him to fear paternity. Th the masks wer;! torn from them ] wl 'e. worried over his brooding and asides were almost as fre- i has a child by another man bu quent as the studied utterances. | 'ells the husband It is his. Nat Having dared make the leap. | urally, the "father:' watches fo tt-i Metro-Goldwyn studios must signs and symptoms, take the consequences. And the | The result is a tangled and in •ins been filed away iis something of a modern classic, brinsins it to Lhe screen was a hit of pioneering daring which dazed even the highbrows. The original, you may recall, • v required five hours in the thea- ' general reaction of those who saw the . O'Neill nlay has' not been overlv ' favorable. The screen Ttr- sion has been called disappointing, dull and dramrv. Many Good Lines Lost Certainly It is not the hest tvpe of medium tor Hollywood, which liolds in the camera the opportunities for action and pageantry. Yet, so large is this drann that )nmar^e Done l>y Fire Last Year Has Been Completely Repaired. Remodeled and redecoralcd at n •csl of approximately SG.OOO, the If me Theatre has again been plar- •d in operation by O. W. Mc- 7utcheii, nlso Ji'.an.iger of the Ritz. The building was closed, near 1 )' i year ago when fire swept th-i :djoining building, causl!ig da:n- ige lo the (heater. Huge •olumns and other steel re-tnforce- -ucnl work has been used In jjakiny the building entirely Walls of the building have been iivcn special acousllcal treatment :nd Ihe enllre Interior of the ;how house lias been handsomely Iccorated in green, gold and nr- •hid. The projection tooth has :een remcdeJed and Improved mid he box olfice and front IrMjy ins Been rebuilt and redecorated, "Jew electrical wiring has h:en nstalled, giving ah improved l!«ht- ng and power system. The theater will volved psychological problem nf feeling the lives and loves of stv era) people. It was u-rillen in richly noetic key—and not a grea deal of this is left. ."AsKfcs 1 : .Weil Hind led ; The question arose, nalurall.v enough, as to how the movies COM If handle-the "asides"—thase sp-!ech- es marie by actors - svho oxpresred .their innermost thoughts. Tills liaj This store is foreultinj; all of its previous records for valuc-rjivinjr. N'cvov have wr seen so much line quality in clothes for .-•neli Inw prices HART SCHAFFNER & MARX World Beater Suits $2450 THEY DEFY ALL COMPETITION AT THE PRICE For each of the last three seasons Hart, Schaffner & Marx have selected two or three patterns of outstanding value and put them out under the name of World Beaters. This fall's World Beaters are three tricot weave worsteds of exceptional wearing * quality in Jet grey, Dusk blue, and Mahogany brown. Styled in the prevailing mode, and with 72 features of bench tailoring heretofore found in $65 to $75 Bench-Made suits, we offer them as America's Premier Suit Value at $2450 NEW MEAD CLOTHING CO. *d In the slaying o( two constables and the wounding ot n farm:r nt JjiOiiiinlo, a village ncni hero, Sun- clay. ltei>t Wilson county authorllles In close touch today with nnMonal guard headquarter* nt Nnshvilb. Twenty guardsmen were sent hsrf night when 600 farmers .stormed up to the Wilson county jail one demanded for the second lime flv negroes already under arrest, liu 1'iirly Hits mornlni! the iroops wer srm kirk lo Niishvllle a.s (he crowc t:..ih)L' convlm-ed Ihnl the negro 1 . 1 Uiilly luul brcn removed to tin oounty Jail at Na*hvll!e. Behind steel doors In the Htth- vllle J»ll this morning were Jake and Tom Alexander, Jim M»rUn, niKl Margie and Miudle Moore, vno were *rr«led by WJUen county Sheriff Ed Cllmer after OoruUble*. Ben Northern and MlUird Broun were slain at Maudie Uoore't cabin. Tlw constables had gone there to arresl George Oldham, still being hunted after a row b!twt«n Old- hum on<l two wlillc- farmers, Sam mil Einest Smith. In which Sam Smith wns wounded. ' ' Tes-DeSoto sure is GOING PLACES!" e body of Jcraue IberschoII, ubove. i;-year-old iinith College stii- I <l«i(. of Cleveland, 0.. is reported to Imvc been found near n read In the Swiss Alps. Police Mitd she had been attacked nnd murdered. Mitt Ibcrscholf was on a student tqiir of Europe, and was nmklni; n bltycle trip thiough the mountains. l*i sons. U. S. Uriutson. local iircliitctt, ^[.M(jne(l certain Improvements In the biitlilln; and the work wi:s c!:ne under Ihe supervlslcn of C. M. Uaxter. local contvnctor. ZURICH, Swllzerland, Sept. G. '.UP)—Helnrlcli Wallher, an Austrian, today confessed the murder of Jer.iiKl Elbjrslioff, nil American girl, who was beaten to :lcath last wetk while touring Swltzarlnn.l, Walther comes from the Tyrol, A iiollccman became sospiclous of Walther before the murder and reseat about'"50 tnincd his passport for checking. Five \Vilson Couuly Sus- pecls Removed to the Jail at Nashville, LEBANON. Tenn., Sept. 0. (UP) —Feur of mob violence ulrtn the capture of Hie sixth negro suspcct- G I-L', you can't go infwhereio- ilj> wiihouuctins (heKjmart DcSoios. Jusi count ilitnit And notice che people who are drmug (hem. ^X'atch iheir fjces. They're gelling x new kick out oflifc. They're happy. They're going places. . . seeing things. Driving is nu strain for chejii, ]t*5 effortless fun ... with Honing Power, Free Wheeling, Automatic Cluicb and Hydraulic Bnkes. DeSoto coits «little •« $67) M ihefftctonr.Yuuroldcarwillprol^ ably rotke the dowa piymenri 1 Then • f£w dollars a week. Ask your dealer. DeSoto Motor Corp, Division of Chrysler Motorji DE$OTO Six $675 to.* Mcroinr W. T. BARNETT AUTO SALES 117-119 East Main Blythevllle, Ark. OUSTER'S LAST STAND "Nature in the Rato"—as portrayed by the great painterof the American Indian, N. C.\Vyeth... inspired by the massacre of Caster's dauntless band at Little Big Horn, Montana, by the ioux Indians, June 25, 1876. —and raw tobaccos have no place in cigarettes They are not present in Luckics ...the mildest cigarette you ever smoked I E buy the finest, the very finest tobaccos in all the world — but that does not explain why folks everywhere regard Lucky Strike as the mildest cigarette. The fact is, we never overlook the truth that "Nature in the Raw is Seldom Mild"—so these fine tobaccos, after proper aging and mellowing, are then given the benefit of that Lucky Strike purifying process, described by the words— "It's toasted". That's why folks in every city, town and hamlet say that Luckies are such mild cigarettes. "It's Thit p»ck«i« of mfM "If a man urile a i-tiiir tact, [>re<:r/i a tfltir strrwn, or make a fxlltr mime-trap than ha neightor, lie kt hcusi in tin woods, tin uvlJ u-ill m.tte ,; kt,il<n path lo tit Joar. "—RALPH WALDO EMERSON. Docs not this explain the worUl-wiJe acceptance anil approval of Lucky Strike?

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