The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 21, 1938 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 21, 1938
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VOLUME XXXIV—NO. 202. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER Of NORTHBAOT APKANSAS AND eOOTHEABT MISSOURI Blythevilie Courier Blytiievllle Herald Blytheyllie Daily News Mississippi BLYTHRVlUJi!, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENT! KILLS WOMAN AND WOUNDS MAN FATALLY Two Perish When Plane nill Falls Today ! Bill m . FAYE'lTEVILLE. N. C., Jnn. 21. ' |iUP>—Two army airplane pilots t/ l , ,,.,, . _ IslallciiPd at Pope Field, nenr Fay- •*•«••»-" "i un.uu Neck and Killou^li Proni-i clttevlUe ' »'««* wiiwi when men- !«;,,.;„••,.„ •]• IL. ,u . m™»K, M.n*L^ I. '!^^ sh " a >: »*' «.e. air- ."•', S ' S . S '1>P>^ lalk h About Hal That's Off To Honesty inently Mentioned Capital Reports , se today , In port, They were Lieutenants LOUIS ' " Co "" (wa >' « n " Eart T - ««- IITT1.E ROCK, Jan. 21. (t/Pi- \VlthoUfng announccniBjil of liis nominatlcn, aov. Carl E. Bailey indicated today he already has clioreu | bo person (o fill the vacancy lelt hi the supreme court with Hie death of Justice Turner Duller. Jatne.5 L. Bland, executive secretary to the governor, said today Ural the governor "has decided on the vacant supreme court place tut he win not formally announce the nomination until later this week. Speculation High, There Is much speculation ns tri whom the new justice might / be but the two prospective justices prominently 'mentioned were ch 1 . L-iilt judges in the second district. \ Judge O. E. Keck of Biythe- ville and Judge Neil Killough of Wynnt. representing the first and second divisions of the district, are foreshadowing eight or ten ethers who have been mentioned ns likely choices. A delegation of citizens from Wynne announced plans for coin- Aithnr. "Nin-aer I overs-" Niarit 8 "'"' N ' 8ht SHERIFF TELLS OF1937 Coming Hale Jackson Reports Above $13,000 Turn Over To County OSCEOLA. Ark., Jan. 21.-A total of $13,876.39 represents the turnover or "profit" of Sheriff Hale Jackson's office to Mississippi county f<Y the year 1937. above all salaries, expenses and equipment purchased, the sheriff announced in an address before the Osceola civic club hero yesterday. Of tin's amount $Q,C37.02 represents the "turn over" by the Bly- thevlllc office and $7,239.27 is from the Osceola office. Mississippi county Is one of the eleven counties in Arkansas having two comity seats. Til renderin nn account of his irst yew- ing here tomorrow to confer with the chief executive over po^lbilitv' r " rendering nn accounl of Klllough's appointment. "" j administration for the fi A front page editorial in llw'jJJ ° mce/ Mr Jackson stal Wynne Star Progress today boosted the Wynne man's qualifications. •'Although Judge Killough doesnoi litre politics," the editorial read, in part, "the number' of votes he, icceived for circuit judge attest 1 the number of his friends and importers- In eastern Arkansas." property reported, $9,872.90 had been recovered; 1872 arrests have been made without a shot being fired or an injury of any kind sustained by a prisoner or officer. Total fines collected wore $17,523 with an. additional $7,350 in unpaid .fines from prisoners sent to Siyiiwrl Keck j the county penal farm. i "and BIythevillel Mr - Jackson' gave Hie total conies word to the effect that the chief executive might consider Keck as the most potential prospect due to the latter's following In the eastern section of the state. It was pointed out that Keck presides over the largest clrcuk in the state and that his sp- polnlment lo the high tribunal might develop a stronger following in eastern Arkansas for the governor's "due to Judge Keek's influence.'' Rumors were current that Oov. P.tifley's appointment would have definite political bearings on his future candidacy for office. I I was said that his selection of n jurist will herald just what VM fovernor "due to Judge Keek's election. Although Keck and Killou°h \vere most prominently mentioned many observers pointed out that the chief executive might sive the nod to a northwest Arkansas jurist, Chancellor Lee Seamster of Fay- c-tterille seemed most likely as Hint district's representative should the governor have decided on his amount of taxes collected ns approximately $850,000, of which $129,000 was from the Osceola office. He also paid a high tribute to the work and cooperation of his deputies. Mr. Jackson was introduced by Ben Butler, newly elected president of the Osceola Civic Club which corresponds to a chamber of commerce. Sixty-two business and professional men were present at today's meeting. The following standing committees for the year were appointed by Mr. Butler: Agricultural, B. C. Bryan. E. H. Burns, Godfrey White; religious and educational, Oeorge Deer, K«v. E. L. Cole, Rev. R. c. Moorehead. Rev. John Shnedl; Merchants. O. E. Massenglll, E. M. Jade. L. lapides; Professional, Dr. George Cone, Joe Rhodes, Dr. L. D WASSHINCVTON, Jan. 21. (UI-) -Majority Leader Albtni W .Bark- .jl.'j- mom., Ky) told the senate ) Icday that night sessions will slur; I Monday in an clfoit (o end the filibuster ugninst the anil-lynching Baikley said there would be no session tomorrow but that Uie sc-nate would begin .sessions shirting at 11 a.m. on Monday and continue without recess until latent night. Senator Theodore O. Bilbo (Dem,. Miss.) obtained ,the floor nnd started speaking today. "Tills is not a filibustering speech." he said, "but If necessity to defeat' this undemocratic bill nnd lo protect the wives, daughters nud sweethearts of Dixie I nm ready to talk for a month or six month!! or however toiij necessary. Has Talking Record "I mice talked 10 hours n dnv for six weeks and I can do It again if necessary to defeat this monstrous bill." Bilbo said lie was only going to talk a short time today abmit this undemocratic, un-American, unwise, unconstitutional bill." "If you pass this bill you will open the facades of hell in the south," he said. "Lynching, race rioting, murder will follow. Thad- c!eus Stevens was nothing compared tij Oils. I've seen the roans and quadroons and nigger lovers silting in the gallery while this bill has been debated. "And I want to hiake -this gentlemen's agreement, with .ray coJ- k.liitn Kducatmiwl Commis- sicinnv Delivers Address; I Ici'e I Ins Morning Mlv;;l:;slp|)l county would have u .'.mii'h hold-r educational Kytuemt wllh fiii'llltk's for ninny mnvp pu-' plls lo ivci'lvr high school educations 11 llit'i't- were ,*u?\vn larger high schools In (ho county insu'iut ol the II pri'.si'nl. ones, W. I?. 1'hlpps of l.lltlc Hock, stale tom- mlsslimi'i- of education, told the 76 tnolhcrs and lenchers who heard him spenk ul Ihc miinlerly meeting uf the county council of Branch Nnmcd Director Of I'Vderul Reserve Bank , WASJlllNCrTON, ,llll>. 31. (UP) 'I III; I I'll) I'll | It'bL'IVP boillll (till; 1 , iimuHiiwi:o iipjmlnlmenl uf nufiis I', tlnun'h of lYi'im i>oin(, Ark., UN H dirt-dor ol tho Memphis brunch dl tin- Fodi-rul flr.wrvo Hunk of .v.i. I/ml:; Cor tin- term emllng r>n\ 31, HMO. John N. Garner Is too good a 'politician | 0 oltend any Democrat Jor the sake of a hat, but he Isn't going lo let uuj-one walk off with ,»» „ , ,„„,.,,. UI new kelly If he can help It. Hence the warning that careless -,„,), I Parent-Timelier iissoclullons at llui selectors found attached to the inside band win. they picked up " " ' '" the vice oresideni's hut to look, for lilemifylnj; marks: "Like hell It's yojirs! Put it buck[•• "I propose that when administration measures are ready for debate this un-American, undemocratic, unconstitutional bill be laid aside and important measures be taken up. Then, when the administration measures are laid aside, we will again take up this un- American, undemocratic, nnd unconstitutional bill nnd we will oppose' It unlll hell freeze.! Walter Adams Cissna, 89, Dies In Memphis Hospital Industry's . Leaders Tell President Seasonal Increase In Sales Likely WASHINGTON, Jan. 21. C-DI— Auto industry spokesmen llH iu.v approved President Roosevelt's credit selling recommendations and forecast a spring upturn in motor sales which should Improve business generally. Speaking far the auto group, Macauley, Automobile Manufacturers association and fttijk- ard Motor Company -head,- said:', "We reported to the president that we are hopeful of a seasonal increase of sales In the spring that win bring about an improvement In business. "We found ourselves In hearty agreement the president's principles on the. subject of;Jn- slallment selling." Mr. Roosevelt has indicated belief that Circuit Court Award Given Plaintiff Against Frisco Railroad Mrs. LC C Hill, guardian of A. C. Houston, wns awarded a verdict of $3.000 against the trustees of the Frisco railway by :i circuit court Jurv here today. The verdict wns for the largest sum awarded by a Jury to far nt the present term of court here. Mrs. Hill sued for injuries •• which she claimed were sustained by Houston when he was struck by !a.. Frlscfi train here some lime ago. Mrs. mil was represented by E. E. Alexander, Zal B. Harrison utid Smith and Taylor while E. L. Westbrook of Jonesboro and Held and Evrard were counsel for the railroad. A verdict was awarded J. P. Holland, defendant-In a suit brohght hy the General Contract Purchase corporation, yesterday. The verdict lilKh school auditorium llils morn- Ing. , In discussing (lie theme "Tho Heorgnnl?.ntiO|\ Plan for Schools , of Arkansas" the hcnd of the state dcpiirtmi'itl cmphnsl/.cd Hint the sink' department. Is only recommending lh« ]ilnn alter n thorough survey imido by the state department nnd the federal Boveriimi'iil," nnd Una no dlstrld Is forced lo accept It, The need of hnvliiB facilities, whereby every hoy and j;irl mny |>[> uble lo reach a good high school, wns stressed In his talk in which lie grently Interested his nitdlcnce with slartling fncls nnd inures. The present situation Is that only 35 per ccnl of while boys and Kills In the sttite hnvc facilities to o,k I ,, fer too inVn i i .< p uuon. ycsicrciay. The vcrcllcl » , f f S lnst!l -| was . based on the defense of usury ' °'~ " l ' thttt tlle P lallltirf M M ^' ta " """I" Holland a loan for the p,,r- " » , l m _. i, . „„ . , - P 1 "- chase of a trailer instend of ment requirements lo prevent over- f'"?^,^... th l. mflr!tct . B " d '« « ^les agency here. Mussey; Publicity, E. M. Hodges, j Kowarth Harwarg, Raymond Cart- MEMPHIS. Jan. 21. — Walter Ada ™ s clssilil - Plantation, owner great strains on consumer resources. credit r ° r Unusual Dog Dies of Old Afe JEFFERSON, O. <UP)—Ring, pet collie of Mr. and Mrs. John Oaynor, Is dead after 17 years of faithful service of herding cattle on the Oaynor farm. Tlie do» was blind, deaf and suffered from rheumatism when he died. bi W€U (U T€LL YOU BY BOB BURNS __ ivowarin iiarwarg. Haymona cart- •" . v " "* H»ci*iuwim- av me wright; Aims and works, Welby Ba P list hospital here yesterday. He Young, George Doyle. J. t. Coston, wn<1 M w °™ "'•' ""'' "— 1J '—" O. B. S«graves; Membership, E. H. Burns, I,. Lapides, E I,. Talliaferro; ~ Ive, Ben Butler, B. L. Tallla- Joe Rhodes,- Welby Young „ Br , uce Ivy :. , R " lr '' dnyS ,. . fir5t The other day I read an article in a Hollywood paper that said (hat outside, of newspapers, there's no medium'in the world '.hat has the and third Thursdays of each month The program on February 3 is to be in charge of Kowarth Harwarg and E. M. JafTe. Visitors were Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Holman and Edgar Williamson of Little Rock, Mrs. Everett Rawltns of Fort Smith, Joe Cromer of Carson lake, Marvin Craven and Charles S Sprlggs of Little Rock. Workers Sign Up Here For Levee Employment A total of 575 men had registered at the city hall here today for l employment by the United Slates Engineer Corps in work on levees along the Mississippi river and Big Lake this spring. Similar offices were opened several days ago at Osceola, Manila and Leachvillc for the purpose ol registering workers In those communities. Tlie projects at Huffman, Barneld. Osceoln and Wilson and on the Big Lake levee system will require the services of approximately 2,400 able bodied men, a large number of whom have already been signed. The workers will receive the se- :ns 89 years old and would have celebrated his 90th birthday on Jan. 29. Mr. Cissna had. lived at Dean's sland -for many years. He is sur- 'ived by his wife. Mrs. Llllle Kinley Clssnn, and a sister, Mrs Sciota .Valley Talbott of Chllli- colhe, Ohio. Tlie body was sent to Portsmouth, Ohio last night for burial. Bishop Opens Way To Noe To Return To Church's Fold us iwwerful an influence people as moving pictures. Tlie article said that the people in the smallest towns can see and hear how people In other parts of the 'country live, act and tnlt Not long ago, an aunt and uncle of mine were slttln' In a theater down home and suddenly my aunt turned to my uncle and says "Hod, after all the picture shows you've seen. I can't understand why you don't kiss like Clark Gable." My uncle says "Well, there's two reasons for that. In the first place, I don't git Clark Gable's salary and. in the second place, Clark Cable ain't klssin' you." cult)',wage of $24 monthly for 12 days work. Roseland Baby Dies Late Friday Night Janie Inez Daniel, 16 day old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Daniel, died at the family residence at Roseland at H o'clock last night, The baby was an only child, Funeral services were held tills afternoon at the Manila cemetcrj with the Rev. M. P. Flowers of ficlattng. Holt funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Island. Mississippi coun- y, Ark., died of pneumonia- at the Keiser Man Recovering From Effect of Poison ATHENS. Aln., Jan. 21. <UP)_ Walter Allen, who was reported to have disappeared from his home lit Reiser, Ark., wns recovering nt an infirmary here today from Ihc eHeds of a dose of poison winch officers snld was self administered. Allen was found suffering frmi the poison dose at a tourist camp yesterday. Pnrtloiv and Bradley represented Holland and F. C. Douglas was attorney tor the finance company. Funeral Services Held For Mrs. America Kerr Funeral services were held this afternoon for Mrs. America Korr, wife of Jim Kerr, who died yes- *..,...,, s „••„, ,,,, u ,,, .-Cunning 01 terdny at the family home in thajolbor needs he snld: "The state i/«t rnnn ,.M,,,,,,,,,,n.. 01 „„ department wnnls every high school graduate to be nblc lo do something when he graduates from u high school In Arkansas. He should be able to write u letter, spell correctly, keep a simple set of books, know a little about op- BY HARRY FERGUSON United Press Correspondent MEMPHIS. Jan. 21. (UP)—Tlie man who deposed Dean Israel H. Noe as dean of the Episcopal Cathedral of St. Mary opened a door today through which the former dean may return to service In the diocese if he chooses. Noe. weaker than he has been at any time since he started a fast on January 2, in an attempt to prove that he is Immortal, probably will not pass through that door. All eili- dence Indicated today that he would continue on his course until he reaches "the spiritual plane of Uf c "_or death. One or the other is not far distant on this, the 20th day of his fast. Not lo Tolerate "Vagary" Speaking from a sick bed Bishop James M. Majcon, head of the Episcopal diocese of Tennessee told why he removed Noe. in so doing he said that he would "protect and cherish the dean so lone as either of us live" but would not tolerate the "teaching, preaching or practicing of what he called "a .-•'Once I was Informed of the. dean's vagary" Bishop M axon said, '•there was but one thing for me to do-rempvc him. when the dean gives up hU vagary there will be a place for him in the dlicesc so not return tci th there will tea placfor h ,m In the diocese. I can not. I will not permit the leaching, the preaching or the practicing of such a vagary in my diocese, u Is contrary to all that the church teaches. "Tlie dean! have all my protection. He and his wife and children shall have economic security," Bishop Maxon Is extremely weak. He contracted Influenza shortly after the Christmas holidays and before he recovered he suffered an attack of measles. It is'only In the last two days that he lias been informed of things that have been happening In the diocese. Had . Planned Fast Noe's removal, coming from the bishop who for years has been one of his close friends, was a shock to him. One minute Noe was spiritual shepherd of a large flock. The next minute, after a messenger knocked at the door of the gray brick deanery, lie was plain Hev. Mr. Israel II. Noe. a man lacking aulhonlty and influence In the church In which he became n 17 years ago. The bishop "beseeched" Noe to give up his fast and take nourishment under medical supervision but friends of the dean said he would not easily turn aside from a course^m, e5p which he set for himself 10 years atmosphere. ago—.1 plan that called for him to abandon physical comforts grailu- would live on spiritual sustenance" alon mnke them accessible enough to a good high school and that 17 per cent of the negroes In Arkansas 5iii ve no access to schools. Churls Itccommenuullons Mr. Hhlpjis also presented a chnrl which showed how Mississippi county's educational system would .be Improved If there wore liko ilve iiegro high ^schools ut points where negroes were, centered, and Hint Junior high ..schools could ue arranged so that nil of the students of these IIRCS would bo able to attend excellent schools. In continuing hl^ discussion of the remedies for the present plan, the speaker told uf how Arkansas is fast Improving educationally nnd that the neiv census, to be taken In two years, will show that the slate has risen educationally from almost the lowest, place in the nation. "We will not be at the top because we were practically at the bottom but we are decreasing our debts, Improving teacher requirements, raising .the salaries of the leachers, reducing the Illiteracy from (he 100,000 who could not raid and write In !!>30, and Improving the school systems." Another startling fact was that there arc 2.000 tcnchcrs In Arkansas schools who only completed , the eighth grade themselves. Hei begged his audience to assist in' correcting this nnd In speaking of liiiry \V. Humes, L. G. N a sli Vicfi-Prcsiilents, Hubbard, Treasurer G'lmrles a. Lemons wns rli'tli-d president of (he chamber of commerce In n inctUliiR of Ihe Ixinrd of directors hi;ld yesloixlny nflernoon. He succeeds clnrcnci) II. Wilson. Other unicer.s named were: Hurry W. Unities, vice president; l,. o. Nash, second vice president; c>. O, lliiblmrd. treasurer. A "clly ninths" committee, which will coo|»:ni(i! w lth die city council ttiul imilti' rocommrndnllons WHS named for the first lime at the request of thv city council. 11. A. Lynch, Clnrrncc If. Wilson, J. A. Imsh. Ross n. Hughes nnd Cecil Shunt will serve on this committee this year. Thi> IB directors. Including- the nine recently elected for two yours nnd the nine carried over from liisl year, voted lo pledge their pnrt of whatever cllort wits necessary to maintain the niylhevlllo Baseball club lin the northeast Arknnsns lenguo this year. Plnns were completed for the 1111- mml membership cmnpnlgn, lo be- Rln Wednesday morning with the Rolnry nnd Lions chihs to sponsor the drive. There will be a Joint luncheon meeting of these two clubs thut ilny at (he Hotel Noble, instend of Uio nsiiiil iiw«lln KS on Tuesday nnd Thursday noon, when thb .membership drive will be the chief subject of dlscnssloii. • Tlie annual meeting of ' the chamber of commerce will be held lit the. Hotel Noble next Thursday night, 7:30 o'clock, the directors voted, n. A. Lynch, Clarence H. Wilson nnd a. a. Hubbnnt were appointed n committee for nrrniigc- mcnls and the program. community. She was 48 years of age. The Rev. E. Kerr officiated for the rites, held nt the Moulin cemetery, where biirini wns made. Mrs. Kerr wns born In Mississippi county, where she had resided all of her life. She had been 111 for three months. Besides her husband, she is survived by one son, Irving Kerr, two brothers, Tom Widncr, -of Hull Moon, and General Widner, of West Helena, Ark., nnd four sisters, Mrs. Emma Simon, of Craig, Cola., Mrs. Lillle Crane, Mrs. F<ui- nle Spain and Mrs. Martha Wright, all ol Half Moon. Hanna Funernl home was In charge of funeral arrangements. Business Conferences Helpful, Says Roosevelt WASHINGTON. Jan. 21. (UP)— President Roosevelt said today his conferences with business men are bringing about cooperation in efforts to meet economic recession. The president met with another business group at noon to discuss credit operations, particularly In the automobile fielci. Mr. Roosevelt said his discussions had proved educational. He emphasized that the administration wns standing fast to its long time objective of bringing price levels back lo those general in the nation in 1926. There has been no change in this policy, he said, suggestions to the contrary notwithstanding. Mr. Roosevelt described his scries of meetings with business leaders! in many fields of ' ' with health habits, the'girls should snow cooking, sewing and home naklng, and the boys manual la- Mr subjects, and all should know character building which has been i taught nnd exemplified by parents and teachers." '>aw Changes Necessary To attain the reorganization, as recommended by the state department, Mr. Phlpps said that the lew consolidation plan was prac- Contlnued on Page 3 Missouri Youlli Has Arm Injured In Gin Accident Waller Prnlt, 18-yenr-old (jln worker of Cation. Mo., wns brought to the Blythevilie hospltnl here Parly today w |||] severe- Injuries to his riant nnn as resull of an accident nt the Bnrton aln Company's plant early this morning. According to rc-porls young Pralt's nrm was caught In Die gin press nnd badly lorn, lie received treatment from n local surgeon this morning nnd wns rcsling well this afternoon. He is lh c son of Mr. nnd Mrs. John I'ratl of Catron.. ' Will Take Examination For West Point Entrance CAnOTHERSVILLE, Mo., Jnn. 21 —Jimmie Matthews, of this city, student at Arkansas Slate College' Stock Prices NEW YORK. Jnn, 21. (UI>)Outlook for further curtailment in automobile production sent t!w slock market lower today In t'ie face of an otherwise favorable sit uallon. AT&T Anaconda Copper „„ Associated Da 77. US 33 Beth Steel Boeing Air Mar. May 51 ?-8 o"'t. ' for a competitive examination to West Point Military Academy, according lo an announcement received here yesterday. The appointment was made by Senator Harry s. Truman. YoungMatthews, brother of Wld Matthews, St. Louis Cardinals minor league scout. Is an honor ranking student at college. Vrlic for Chamber Music PHILADELPHIA (UP) — A S500 prize for the best chamber music composition for nth and 18th century Instruments will be awarded Oct. ). 1938, by the American Society of Ancient Instruments. York Cotton NEW YORK, Jan, 21. (UP)— Cotton closed steady. open high low close 854 861 866 875 855 848 861 855 865 850 875 811 Chrysler jg j.jj Cities Service 2 I Coca Cola 123 3.4! General Electric 42 1-31 879 880 877 848 857 £62 873 879 882 General Motors „„ International Harvester .. 05 Montgomery Ward 34 5-8 N Y Central 17 1-2 Packard 51-3 Sl»l.s closed steady nt 858. off 4. New Orleann Cotton --• •••unj itvivia vi nLuubiiy us inixiii helpful, especially in clearing the ' Dist Pectoral muscles.of a pfgoon arc Simmons 22 Socony Vac 15 1-2 Standard Oil N J -19 7-8 0 — . — . ,- --, ----- ------ *,, .,, £,„.,.. , ^VVVJAI uiuaiieA ui a yigwn arc titaiiaara OH N J 49 7-8 ally until he came to where he developed more than those of Texas Corn " " 521-3 uld live on siritual suenance" mnnv ntho,- w..,*,. ,.,ivi~i. «.. _.,,,.' -. „ — ,r '' ''. — many other birds which fly with U 3 Smelt ..,...........' 08 slower wing beats. IU S Steel ....'.'.'..'..'.'.'.'.'.. 58 5-8 NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 21. (UP)— f trading Incentive brought a sllslit 'decline in cotton futures today and the market closert steady, off one to three points. open htgh low close Mar 8S9 869 8S2 863 May 875 875 868 869 Jut S79 873 873 873 Oct 885 885 881 883b Dee 883 883 Sffi 81- Spots closed steady at 873, off 3. II F NEAR T. Jackson Shoots Parents of His Girl Bride of Pew Weeks UIXOIIA, Ark., Jan. 21, (Special lo the courier New?)—Ervin T. Jnckson, about -10, killed Mrs. oolite Ittuvklns, 33. his mother-in-law, and fatally wounded Jnme.t Hawkins his slco father-in-law,' fit their, tern'-' )»rnry homo on Hie c. 0. Jackson plantation, northeast of Luxorai ' Hits morning. - ,')>,•.. Jnckson ivus then struck clown by hlu bride of several weeks, 16-year- old Jewell Jackson, \vho w.lelded p a Iraiwl iron at the direction of Paul Jnck.son,, son of the plantations owner (no relation to the slayer), who Irad witnessed tiie shooting of Mrs. Hawkins and had grappled with Jackson while the latter apparently was trying to shoot "'Ms wife. • '•}. Tile girl bride told officers-that her husband nwoke early th(J morning and shot her father whlla he was still In bed asleep. She said Dial she tnn out of the house with her mother and that Jackson fol* lowed them out with his single bar- reled shotgun, threatening to shoot her. she said her mother interi Veiled and thnt Jackson shot-lier In the abdomen. She died Instantly.' Grapples With. Slayer .-»... Paul Jackson, attracted by tli» noise and shooting, hurried to the scene In time to witness the shoot- lag of Mrs. Hawkins, and grappled with the stayer as he attempted to level his gun at his young wife, officers wero told. Doubtful that ha- could overcome tha man Paul Jackson ordered the young bride to strike her husband over the henid with a hand Iron. When she did he collapsed and was disarmed, .•'•:• The- husband of a few weeks waa known' to have. beeri'very jealous 'of hls'glrl bride, officers were told, and lind resented any attention paid to her by visitors In the home. He had threatened to kill her several time 3 before this morning,' Herman splcer and J. F. Relnmlllef, sheriff's deputies, wero Informed. ' , , \ '.., ; lluwklns, who was shot at tha rear base of Hie skull, died at 11:40 o'clock. His condition had bean reV mrled hopeless by physlglans who examined him. -- : The Hawkins family moved Into the O'Donnell Bond community laat fnll for the cotton plckuig season, from Alorrlllton, Ark. They had recently moved Into a small house "op Ihc Jackson plantation' about-two miles northeast of the "double bridges" on the Ashport ferry, road. Efvlu Jackson and his 16-year,-old wife were married a few weeks ago. Jackson, a transient cotton picker, Is from the vicinity of Blpley, Tein. and had crossed the Mississippi river to pick, cotton In Mississippi county. ;: Jackson \vns held In the Mississippi county jail tit Osceola this afternoon on two murder charges. Officers snld they had not questioned him early this afternoon. Besides their daughter, Mrs. Jackson, Jifr. and Mrs. Hawkins aro sur- vlvtd by four oilier children, J. M. 12, Annie, ,5 R. B., 7, and Sybil Jcanette, 4. '•- Tlie bodies were removed to Mor- rlllton this afternoon. The children accompanied the remains. Ask Bailey To Pardon / Harrison Police Chief LITTLE ROCK, Jan. 21. (UP)-^ Gov. Carl E. Bailey today took under consideration a petition from city officials at Harrison, requesting that a nne and sentence Imposed on Police chief Sam Manklns, two weeks ago, be dismissed. Manklns was convicted •with two patrolmen in city court last month of aggravated assault In making an arrest and the former-appealed to circuit court. The patrolmen served their sentences and later were pardoned by Oov. BaUey. The circuit court upheld the lofrer court's decision In the chief's plea. He was sentenced to serve One minute In the county Jail and fined $50. WEATHER Arkansas—Partly cloudy, preceded by rain In the east portion; colder tonight; Saturday generally fair but somewhat colder In southeast and extreme east portions.; Memphis and vicinity—Rain tonight, probably ending Saturday morning; colder tonight with lowest temperature, 44 to 46; colder Saturday, Tlie maximum temperature hVo yesterday was 60, minimum ,33, cloudy, with 1.79 inches of ralri- fall last night, according to Samuel F. Norrts, official weather observer.

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