The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 26, 1934 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, November 26, 1934
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Served by the United Press VOL. XXXI—NO. 210 THK OOJUMAOT HKWB1WKR OP BlythertBa Duly N» W | Blytheillle dtiirkr V*J2«y Leader Bijthevffle Herald _BI ! YTHBVlLi i R, -ARKANSAS, MONDAY, NOVKMBBR 20, 1«HM IER 1NEWS v MiaoouKt ^~^ THEFT DEFENDANTS PLEAD SJNGLE COPIES FIVE CENTSJ "I Would Be Acquittec Again," Says Foimer Utilities Monarch CHICAGO, Nov. 20 (UP)—Unless Attorney General Homer Ciim mings demands further- prosecution, U. S. District Attorney Dwight H. Green is prepared to drop all further charges against Samuel Insull, iL was 5learned today. "It's off the docket and I gues i'/s off to stay,'] said one of Green's assistants In answer to queries regarding a pending' case charging the 15-year-old former utilities monarch .with violation of the bankruptcy taws Insull Not Worried Insull, exultant pv7>r his acquittal Saturday wlthihis son and 15 others of a $143,000.006 mail fraud, Beemed only vaguely concerned over the' prospects of another ordeal before a federal .Jury. "I would be acquitted again, 1 ' he said, puffing on a cigar. Green, refusing, to .discuss the pending bankruptcy .'fraud case, expects to confer with Cummlngs in Washington within a week or 10 days. The bankruptcy case Involves an alleged transfer of more than $2,- POO.OOO In assets of' the Corporation Securities company—the same concern on yhlch the mall fraud charges centered—when it* appeared that the company was on the verge of bankruptcy, Besides the federal bankruptcy charge there is also pending against Insull.a state charge similar to the one On^ahich'hls brother, Martin Jsj,cljHliife<!».trf go to trial here this week. "—- Cummins;, Will Decide WASHINGTON, Nov 26 (UP) Attorney General Hom°r Cummlngs In conferences here tomorrow with U S Attorney DtHght Oreen of Chicago expects to deteimme the question of disposition of le- matnlng federal charges against Samuel Insull and Ins associates "Mr Green will be here lomor row and we will surwj the entire situation and decide what lo do,' Cummings said Drive for Delinquent Personal Taxes Opened A drive for the. collection O r delinquent personal taxes has been opened here .with B. P Potter in charge of collections. Notices have been maikd to all persons delinquent in payment of such taxes and all legal formalities preliminary to attachment of properly have been compiled with Sher- Wilson and County Harrises are b-ieklng Not Guilty DEflTH I Longs on 21-Year-Late Honeymoon (Bus Driver Expects to Identify Slain Woman As Their Companion CARLISLE: j PH., NOV. 20 <up>- Tlic mystery' of three young gills found dead. beneath u blanket In .the South . mountains 'appeared near solution today with clrcum- stances pointing dramatically to a second tragedy 100 miles away —the death of un unidentified woman near. Altoona, Pa. Wlillc detectives traced the origin of garments found, on the golden haired girls a bus driver wns sped by state police car to Altcona to confirm his partial identification of a woman who was,shot lo death (here Saturday. . He'believes she was the companion of three children brought by him into Pennsylvania' Irom New York five days ago. Samuel Iniull, fallen utility czar, vho, with his son and 15 other codefendants, was found not guilty f using the mails to defraud by a federal court jury late Saturday. Officers Find Lio.uor- * Table, 'Arrest <V. iff Clarence «JUQge &<H B LU...4U.1 me u LL'J\]|lg the'drive to enforce payment of .the taxes. Mr. Potter is collecting taxes nt the courthouse. He has records 'of nil delinquent BlylhevlIIe taxpayers. School Bus Wheel Goes Through Lepanto Bridge . LEPANTO, Ark.-A serious accident was narrowly averted Friday atternoon, when the back wheel of thr ^ panto . school bus crashed inrough the floor of ] over Little River in of Lepanfo. sixty children "were re- "I^^^^.^'nes't^^ral Ail tlie pharaphernaJla usually ound la a slate line "joint* was iscovered In open vie« nl tiie Blue Eagle, a combination pool all cafe, and lodging house on •eachvilles Mala-street by a raxi- ng party out of the sheriff's of- ce here Saturday V. E Willis, pr._ „, ,„„ hie Eagle, was arrested on tmrges of illegal ossession of In- oxlcalmg liquor and operating a umbling house He will face trial i municipal court here this af- ernoon Arch Lindsey, Jesse Homer, R T.- Wright and "Ed Rice "Blytheville police chief who composed the raiding parts, found thil a pool table had been Cuined mlo a Hoarded Bus at Boston BOSTON, Nov. 26 (UP)— A bus driver today Identified 'photographs of three girls found dead in Pennsylvania as three passengers who rode on his bus from Baston to New York last Wednesday. The driver, Earl Syl\ ester, of the areyhound line, said the ressmb, once was. so strong that .he wa'i confident they were the same' girls who boarded his bus here; companled by a woman. '•.} f All-Day Service Held Sunday at Full Gospel Non- Denominational Church The Pull - Gospel-Non-Dcnomhm- ... , tionai church was dedicated yes- E Willis, proprietor of the terday * llh an all daj service In *"°'~ ~- - ' - * bl °h the Rev Russell Ridgevvaj Ce by the slm » le t m » e me'od h st , ret « hm S a ca »vas taunt across the table and tacking It do\vn se- cntelv On Hie comass »ere punted letters and numbers m an arrangement used in dice games A quantity of houor was seized including straight whiskey of var' feus brands gin and e\en some liquor that, judging from the libels was supposed lo !«• chnm- pagne Grade School Youth Hit By Car, Slightly Hurt Laveme Goff, 10-year-old third Srade student at the central ward ~ .,. , v "" i * 11 - ^t-uniti w-ara public school, was struck by a car was the evangelist. The nev. H D Montgomery is paslor Charles A Slubbs, principal of the EVidbury school. 1 spoke before the Sunday school session which was followed with a sermon by the pas- Dinner was served on the grounds before the testimony service, conducted by the Rev. Mr. Crockett of Marion, Ky. Misses Opal Davenport and Ina Clark sang solos and the Riley quartet also sang. In the evening which the Eiev. Mr. Ridgcway was speaker, the Rev. Mr. Crockett and a Irio "om Kennett, Mo., sang. The 11- luslraled sermon was on "Where Is the Lost Tribe of Israel." Tlie church was decorated with "ags, used for the illustrated sermon on the Bible prophecy and all of the women wore while dresses. Methodist Stewards Meet at Garden Point • Stewards from all of the Metho- Says Profits Needed to Hasten Recovery NASHVILLE, Twin. Nov •>() (UI')-Geo((je A. Sloan, piesldenl 01 the Cotton Textile Institute, lo- t'tiy iiclvcciued broadening of tlie imllonul ' Imlustilo) iccovMy acl 'vhcn It e\pliCJ> next year In such vvny that the consumer goods In- duslilcs could innltc pioflls niul tlineby stun icvlvn! of the heavy foods Indiiitiles which, in |,h opinion, hold the kcy-lo iccovciy. Slonii, in nn pionnicd loi dellvciy befoic n Joint meet- luu uf thu Chiimbo- of commerce mill liotuiy club of Nnshvllle objected lo furlhci cinlnilmcnl of Oioms of Intioi and cmplm-sl/ed 3 that "some nuiigln of profit Is et,- t auillul foi tiie pieiciviUlon or i conlidcnce and fiee functioning of H^s 'announce,; ^ £ t^',1 '^id te' ?± tit? '^$ ^* £ cenler tllCy I "''' lve<1 ijulct n/rnlr, lie ami 'MIS. Long became Despliu Arkansas., spa Joe Hickman, Bie Lake ' 6 «-"*i*v*| it««imi£iun IIUVU1 " LfL'Siy 1 Arrested by Constable 'I 1 ,** w ,° utti nct bl>ll(l BBBlnst "l/ I" re; i VAJIlsla ""- oilier but might be free to'i Kid Wught *•--•.-. Joe Hlekman, Suggest U. S.-British Naval Arms Agreement LONDON. Nov. 20 (UP)— Am- [crlcan delegate to the nava) conference have suggested to the British the possibility of an Informal agreement by which, if tho Washington naval • treaty lapsed, " ~ >J " t each .- - fnstch was understood Japan's level, today. . former Inmate of tie state asylum, was'jaded here Hits moniinE aftei he allegedly cnnf riTirt c>l.,.l.Ji. - . ° J ' and slightlj nounded aL their shanty boat al Details of the shooting ueip not inailabJe The sheilffs office heio .ias notihed of the shooting but- before deputies reached Big Lake Hickman hud been taken into custody by R T 'Kid- Wright, Big lake township constable, and foiled An old lusty single barrel shotgun, said to 'have been the weapon . used, wus brought to' the TO TESIIIfi Assembly Places for Cbick- asawba/District' Aiv hounced for Next Week Testing for tuberculosis of all cat—— *"•? ^suspect in the; tie In the Chicoksawba district of nystery slaying of Luther Piisley,' Mississippi county will .'commence ,-,,. bootlegger, last May.' Monday, December : 3, U has been iicKman was taken .into custody, announced by E. o. porter, stiper- but laftr released nnd the slaying, vising veterinarian In charge of the never solved. Pasley's body .Wk in this county. ill. Hickman was together at Die time of the Jailer's death. n e nir sect ons in the: bus, driven by Ga- Cltlzens of and n sECllon are planning to appeal to the state highway department. Tor renovallon of the bridge Philippine Capital Shaken by Earthquake .MANILA, p. i., NOV. M (UP)— An earthquake shock drove many persons from their homes Into the streets in Manila tonight. The shock was felt at 8:09 p. m. Lights in the downtown section went off for 20 seconds. Windows J'tt-e broken, in many buildings, j^veral fire alarms were set off "y the temblor. m «epprtjj Indicated that damage ««$ slight. r.n,,'t.i . L ••"'"'-"• <•"<: youtli could not be a.scerttiined today however It Is understood that the accident, was unavoidable. Knox Says Budget Can Be Balanced and All Fed for - "-, their tool.'! here e ls ™ te , b «'- »as not hurt 0 " s Crase ,' s ou was not hurt 0 'Peter's bridge sRe , rl . 0 , usl y- He was rushed to the in tv,» m ., t ,_j Blvthev 1 p - h^^uoi r»_ , --- v - »»•- viaj l USIJ BlythevHle- hospital for e.xamln Hon. by a motorist but later re moved to his .home. He was reported feeliiie better today .,J he WenUty of the driver of •- .., the car that ••..-struck the youth »n The 300 present were addressed by Charles Stuck of Jonesboro, conference lay leader, who-spoke on "The Stewards' Responsibility to the Chlirch",-and by,the Rev Sam B. Wiggins of Jonesboro presiding elder of the district. From Blythcvllle nnd vlcinily these attended: the Rev. w. V. Womack. A. o. Hudson R r Haley, Earl Siyder, Sir. ami Airs! J. W. Parker, Paul E. Cooley, Jock Bishop, Algie Bishop, Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Tull, Roland Green, Herman Rimer and W. M. Burns, from the First church; Iverson • Morrison. J" p) — Tlie national I Raymond Saxe and the Rev * "» balanced without Chalfanl, from the Lake streel . ;•"-.-•• to anyone and those who SSSIS^r merc'e. lh>6 °^° ^SVom- ''The statement that 'you can't balance the budget and ° et m"n starve' l s pure, absolute demagogy «^.re:a.T53 & «-« l^ptVZ last two years," col Knox said. ' ZANESVILLE, 0 <UpT_ teachers of this city of wuuu agree lo serve without pay the^'remainder of the year, Zanesvllle schools will close unltl Janl for '"'• of. operating funds. , church; the Rev. Orover Sutherland, p. B. Jarrett, Lige Krutz and J. W. Wldner from Inn Yarbro church and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry While of Hie Promised Land church. 30 MO Robin Ham'son Discuss Program, Re- 'povt Bonus Sentiment some of which were supplying milk; for human consumption, Dr. Porter reported. Cattle found infected ore shlupzd to St. I^uls for staiigh- t«r. Ovyner.'; will be indemnified by the federal government -to the ex- lent of two-thirds of their loss. The testing Is compulsory for all cattle, whether milk animals or not, and Including calves over one and one-half months old. There Is no charge if the cattle are brought to designated assembly places, but cattle not. so presented will be tested at the owner's expense. Dates Jind assembly places for lesting next week In Ihc Chickasawba district of Ihe eounly fol- ' Ga " Nov - 2G Pat Harrison and low: . --•--.—.„ rson an •H , „ Robins °n reported lo President Roosevelt today that a genera survey indicated strong bonus sentiment was felt in Washington. • Hie chief executive opened with we senate lenders discussions i , l ^ wl " come thc 'fame- rk of the Neiv Deal's 193.1 legislative program. Lea<!cr Sol ""so'i «nd Harrison, chairman of the senate nuance commit. l ,j lot - °^ r "">' fo « co «s the soldiers bonus situation. f-, Qt !3 er ^ close administration mends, however, predicted that If immctllale u-era « it of bonus would be regarded by e regar the president solely In the light and it Asks Full Attendance at Legion Meeting Arsenic Biscuits Cause A very Important meeting of the Illness of Six Persons Dud cason post, American Legion. be held at the Legion hut on GREENVILLE, Tex.,' J. Little, post commnndc'r, announced today. : meeting will start promptly ' and n full atlend - ---- , ----- ..,., ,, tlu ult; via^nii^i nccldctilnlly made with arsenic of lend instead of baking powder were reposed ,near today at ' , Cash, Texas, eight miles south' -of here. Monday, Dec. 3- 3 am Wilson Farm No. 1. Dr. E. V.' Hill 'store,' Burdelto - plantation; 9:30 ' a.m., Greenbriar farm; 10 a.m., c C Langston .farm, ' Gllchrist Jarnr 0:30 a.m., E. C. Adklsson farm; Lp m -' W. S. Barnes place, Mrs Bnma Perry place, p. n. Jar'ritt Place; 2 p.m., John Buckiier farm, J. T. walker farm, c. G. Smith . farm. Attack on Section 31 of Bond Refunding 'Act Pioves Ujmjcc'essful UTTLE nODK, Nov. 28 '(UP)- Valldlty o r Section 31 of Ihe state bond refunding act taxing tavl- cubs wns upheld by the supieme court todaj In the case of the U-Drlvc-Em corporation against Enrl H Wiseman, state revenue commissioner, the court _hcld the tax valid despite .Ihe claims of the plalntllT tnnt- the company was oiwrating at n loss due lo the added levies The sull was joined by several companies over the slate. i Seven of the 13 opinions lmnd-1 ed clown today were reversals of lower court decisions I In one of them a divorce granted Charles Welborn, In independence county, was icversed nnd the case remanded with directions for the lower court to enter n v\lth n »« Welborn should iray Eva Welborn $25 per month for separate -maintenance'. Downward Tiend Reversed in October, Rcservo Reports WASHINGTON, Nov. 2G IUP>— The Hi si rlic In Die business curve since last May was reported today by the federal icscrve bomd ns business mid banking interests put ILemselves behind the admlnlslra- tion In pushing Iho ictovciy ihive. The'slcady decline In buslneis activlly since early spring, the ic- servo boaid icported, was reversed In October nnd curly November by n resumption of work at tex- lllc mills^ andMncrenscd tictlvity In Ihe s^cel.and building lines. The reserve ^board's Index " of business activity rose to 13 per C. B. Barnett, JonesboirS, Claims Indictmefli' Against Him Faulty ' "f •IONE3BOI1O, Nov. 26 (UP) 2-~ "oilier chaptei In tlie story of i Cioun of dealers In ololen bonds 1 -jbioughl part of their loot,to in as for disposal was written m federal uoiirt this morning when ruin men entered, pleas of 'guilty to two counts each charging ihem with handling and disposing 'of securities stolen from the u' malls A 1 fifth ,, )ttn , o. B ' DBmett ; Joncsboio, filed a demurrer seek- ll>B * dismissal of Ihe charges ngnliist him on the grounds the iiKllctmcht against him is faulty «i« does not specify an actual of- Tboso who enteied ' p!ea.s ' , u -.'•- -- <"ji-. >, ujuiji Rock and Walnut Ridge hanker, formei ren- H'seiHallve of Lawrence county in the ,AikaiKas legislature. ' ' . J. H McKamey, Imboden bank- John K. Glbsonj Lamatown. average In cent of (lie 1923-25 OclSlni' from 1,L,pe^)«p. Ifmlicr, It wai tlie first, rise in the Index since May when ttie Index lose to 80 per cent fiom 65 uer cent In April. The board's flguies were the Hist official confirmation of an- olher turn toward betterment m business although a number of private agencies have predicted Impiovemcnt recently. planter of LaBow, Chicago man'whTo to be a drtigBist. *, A hearing on Barnelfs motion e. lime .hi" p L Sandeford,' Coy, fighting ' m\.,,^ IUIl - Irem Jackson Miss; -Mortimer Hun™ nllas Harry Greenberg, fightinff extradition, from New York Itiy and ArtlVm Sauls' and" 7 ' '^-a-ueson, w»i aiiB and Hainweie arieatedat' Juckson -Saturday an'd- both -are "Ueged to have, had a prominent part In disposal of »IM,OOO stolen securltlw ' ,,, . ,, t . , Barnett's motion for OL demurrer Is sustained inif the' Treaty With Canada Would Sacrifice U. S. Rights, Says Senator ST. LOUIS, Nov. 28. (UP)-A slashing ntlack upon the pending Ircaty -with Canada for development of (lie- St. Lawrence river waterway was made today by US Senator Bennett chomp Clark (Dem., Mo.) in an address to the sixteenth annual convention of the Mississippi Valley association. Objecting slrenuoiisly- to Article 8, which would limit diversion of walc'r at Chicago for purposes of Mississippi river navigation development lo 1,500 cubic feet per second, Clark said: "This ireaty involve'; the surrender of American rights 'which In SMI m y aaces at. the Blytheyillc hospital, where Mr. Anderson is confined. ™ Marion Officer Shot With Own .Pistol'"at Memphis Early Today MEMPHIS, Nov. 26 (UP)—W T n ,~\ "5-'^» iwnvu m Willlford. 44, Marlon Ark denutv '"'"re'may have dire results sheriff, suffere '' " °" r " a " 0n31 TO " bclng - We Dec. a.m., John sheriff, suffered critical wounds nt the hands of .. ...„,„ woman here early today, police reported. Two bullets, fired from his own gun, pierced his stomach and his left shoulder. .He -was .rushed to Baptist hospital and police arrested the negro woman. Blanche Ecolt, for questioning. Police ijuoled Wllllford as saying the negro woman called lo him • on Biiller street about 4 p. • - 1 "«* <jui in .Pistol have once "WO thesenale and I p'r by a margin no les Pace at ^.u^,,^,,, uu: . (j ra[ g aairy, Blytlrevilte; 10 a.m., Barfield, p H Rasberry place, Harris park; I p m Bud Naves place, Bud Bevlcy's, Carl Green's; 2 p.m., Tojnalo Wednesday, D;c. s:-8 a.m., Tull Johnson's on Blackweli place, siar- "ng Bunch place al Yarbro. C. F Tucker place at Promised Land- 5 a.m., A. R. Coaller's; id a.m., o. W Lewis dairy. at Blythcylltc J. R Godwin's; 10:30 a.m., silns Need«am s; i p . m ., TUH Johnson's north farm, clear Lake fann. pcd inio Dip Ijouse lo see what'she wanted, according to his statement lo officers. Willlford,' admit- Ung lo police he had been drink- ins, told Investigating officers he disagreed wllh Ihe negro woman about something and that she seized his gun and shot him e it Is ever presented again In Us present form." The Missourinn praised the general plan of Ihe St Lawrence development but championed the prior right of the Mississippi valley to development of the lakes-to-trie- gulf waterway, a development, he said, more' Imperative because of l-he "disadvantage of [he Panama canal." n * Petitions Bankruptcy J. H. Webb, stock dealer nnd Planter of Earle, Ark., who formerly .resided here, has filed a bank- niptcy petition in federal court at Jonesboro. , . .He UsU; his llabllillcs nt $32,000 and his assets at $50. . . . i It's a mighty short-sl«ht*d and selfish mtrc'htnt who will not coopcrale wholeheartedly with the Relief Scrip Committee. Many Jhousanrts of dollars In wages have hccn distributed by (he relief* agency. Many.'additional thousands will be distributed If the scrip movement is kept jrolne -Any merchant, who "chlMls" on this proposition is.not.nilttled to the support pt the being. We lea ted It in ; :t Its defeat ss conclusive If Plan Blood Transfiuion ^ for W. S.JPete) Barnes Volunteers were to be typed" at e Blythevllle hospital thte at-' lernoon for a blood transfusion "o be given w. s. (Pete) Barnes ' Thanksgiving Dinner for Firemen, Policemen Firemen and policemen of Bly- thevlllc and their wives will be entertained at a Thanksgiving dinner lo be served Thursday noon In the Catholic hall by the ladles of Ihe Church of the Immaculate Con- ceptlon. They are hoping it won't be used bit just in case of fire or breach of peace a special telephone will be installed in the hall so that ths guardians of the cily's security may bo summoned from the feast should necessity arise. The dinner was ma da possible by a number of local business men who subscribed the necessary money as an expression- of their appreciation of the excellent service the two departments have renderd. The olher defendants .will not bo sentenced until Barnett'd case' I- tiled ol ' dismissed ~* ° lvl |. s . lllts against Myers and" Burnett by companies seeking re- f very °w 'i 7 ' 000 "' ey were *°«* pay rightful owners of the stolen bonds also are on the dock-"' . M. Anderson Better " After BloodJTransfusion J. M Anderson, pioneerlocal'na-'- lent and druggist, known famifr ">«y to many as "Doc" Anderson^ was leporlcd raUyj ng today after <i' • made this morn< *'" jn a scrlous «»A. for some time ' . •" L , L Ward was selected as' blood donor after' 26 \olunleeis attaches at. the condl ' lo n ur and comphcallons and > n unable to K« ln back his strength and weight. Driving While Drunk - Resuhi in $100 Fine Russell snyder was fined 1100 on *T of driving «hl!e Intoxi- ated by Municipal Judge C. A. Cunningham Saturday. Joe M;ontgomery waived prelim- nary hearing on a chanre of man- ufacturinj liquor and was held to Woodww McOee «as flned J10 on a charge of petit Jafceny. Ted Elliott acquitted of charge of assault and battery. WEATHER" Arkansas—Partly cloudy lo unsettled tonight and Tuesday, warmer In v\est portion tonight. The maximum'temperature here •esterday was 72, ralnlmu 30, ctew, with .« of »n ^tach r»lnf«ll bust night, according' to',9»aiu>l P.'Nor- ls, official wmther' obeeryer.

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