The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 4, 1931 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Served by the United Press BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TUP TVN\*1M A MT) YltMKCtn A n*-m n*>~ *m¥irtii*p. >. -_ . . ._ - ^^*^ THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOI,. XXVIII—NO. G7 HOME BliiON •... r•";::.'-:-•• /' BJytheyllle Courier, Bljthertlle Dally News — — ------ III.YTIIKVIU.K, AUKANSAS. THURSDAY. JUNK -I, mill DO-X OFFJN Vacation Trip Awaits Most Popular Girl i nnil nuniiirnA """— ™ SINGLE; COPIES FIVE CENTS' Two Weeks at Luxurious Mountain Resort Is Prize That Is Offered. | Child Drowns Unnoticed in Pool at Pine Bluff I'INE BLUPP. Ark., June 4 (UP) —Her cries for help muffled by Joyous shouts of her companions, Martha Louise Ezell. 10. apparently wns seized with crnn\ps, sank to i Hie bottom of the Y. M. c. A. pool here last night and drowned without being noticed by her play- mat e.s. The child entered the pool with a large number of others to receive swimming instructions. A vacation trip of the kind most of us dream about but few of ns take is the prize that, awaits some young woman of northeast Arkansas or southeast. Missouri in a popularity contest announced today by a group of Blytlieville business concerns cooperating with the management of a famous western resort and ihe Coiirier News. Two weeks at Rancho Rea. luxurious summer playground in the Jenie/. mountains of New Mexico will reward the young lady selected by the people of the territory of which niyiheville is the business center. The winner will be chosen by votes cast with ballots which will be given with purchases at the sponsoring stores, The prize,' which has a cash value of approximately $600, includes all traveling exncns- j chance cs and all exenses at Ih' ' • '• UK TO TIRE WE ON FLIGHT IFF DIES OF mpm New York Financier. President of Boy Scouts of America, Succumbs. Plans Air Tour of Orient; Girl Fiver to Tackle Atlantic Ocean. Speaker .Hayne. Urges Stage Beauty Believed Losl uu Yacht Hm*TAn n lmna4/tk*Mn»*l •* NEW YORK. June -I (Ul'>— Mortimer i,. Schifl, noted financier rind philanthropist, died today nt iiis home nl Oyster 73ay, Long Islafel. SchlfT, 54. was a partner cs and all expenses at Ih'c resort for the successful young: lady nnd for a chaperone of her own selection. The trip may be planned to include stop-overs at Kansas City. Denver or other points. If desired, and permits a choice of routes both ways. Seventeen Girls Have Entered Seventeen young women, most, of them recent hlgli school graduates and all of them leaders among the young people of their communities, have entered the competition. Eleven of them --live in aiyC^vlII? 'while others ate from Dell, Luxora. Wilson, Manila, Hayti and Caruthersville. They arc the Misses Margaret Milncr. Virginia Keck, Martha Robinson, Maurlne Branson. Evelyn Harwell. Ruth Butt, Alberto Elliott, Marion Burns. Ruth Whll- \vovlh, Margaret Cross and Vivian Dillahunty of Blytheville, Elizabeth Martin of Dell, Rosa Lou Cook of Luxora. Dorothy Gideon of Wilson Orine Hutchins o! Manila, Mary DeWeese of Hayti and Virginia Burton of Carulhcrsville." The sponsoring merchants, at j whose places of business ballots' will be given with purchases, arc the New Mead Clothing company, the Arkansas-Missouri Power company the Boatery. the Central Shoe Store. the Gillen Furniture company, Borum's drug store, the New York store, the New Dixie store, Guard's Jewelry store, the Hubbard Hani- ware company and Hubbard Tire and Battery shop, and McMnllln's Cash grocer} 1 . The contest will 'continue through the first week of August, and by August 12 or 13 the winner and her companion will be on their way westward. Reservations at Rancho Hen have been made for the two weeks period starting August 15, Has Many Attractions Rancho Rea is probably unique among American resorts in the contrasts that it presents and in the variety ol recreation that it affords. The ranch house is a pala- ial clubhouse in the center of S50.- 000' acres of the most spectacular country in the colorful southwest It is 8.000 feet up in the cool, forest-clad Jemez mountains. Horses and guides are furnished for mountain trips, cowboys of the ranch stall spin yarns and compete In rodeos, unexcelled facilities are provided for fishing, swimmln" hunting, hiking, riding, tennis, archery. polo and many other sports. rtiero arc dancing and private theatricals at the clubhouse, trips are made to ancient Indian pueblos and the ruins of old Spanish towns. And with it ail are living quarters modern and comfortable as may be fo:iml In any metropolitan hotel avj focd of the finest quality. Xiihn. Lceb nnd compnnv. a member of Ihc- New York Stock Ex- active in several large j business enterprises, and a member of several clubs. He was noted tor his 'philanthropic work. The right in a chair In Ills bedroom. He aonarentlv had succumbed to a heart attack. One of his chief inlerests was the Bov Scouts of WASHINGTON^June 4. lUD— Col. Charles A. Lindbfrgh. who won fame four years ano by nuking the firs! non-stoi) flight across the Atlantic, is making plans to fly across HID Pacific with his wife find tour Jnnnn and Cliina, it wns learned today at the state department.. Lindbergh outlined his plan's today nt the state -department, explaining he would cross the Pacific hy easy stapes, avoiding a Ion? over water flight. His definite route has not bren worked out but lie is expected to follow the northern route. . NEW YORK. June 4. (UP)-Rilth I Nichols scanned the wcntber re; n I ports today in preparation for the Horton's Impeachment j NASHVILLE, June 4 (UP( Speaker Walter M. Hnynes of the I Tennessee house of represcnta-', lives stepped from his chair to- j day and cabl his Inllucnce lor! passage of impeachment charges' Hijainsl Governor Uonry Hortuii' into the tottering balance where the chief executive's fate Is beinn measured, • ! There wns power In the speaker's i words which Inn died out to lhc| electrified galleries. There were; cast out eddies of applause from j which iuse great waves of shout-| inj nnd clapping In the hot over- • crowded chamber. start of the first leg of her "rent- cst adventure, a trans-Atlantic solo fli»ht in the veteran Lockheed-Vega which has, carried her !o several ne*v records. Tliis flight she hopes will b" no exception. 'Miss Nichols exnccl? to soar across the Atlantic tro:n H?.r- bor Grace. N. F.. for Strongest Man Democrats Can Pick Says Adviser. MANCHESTER BY THE SEA. Mass.. June 4. (UP)—Col. Etlward M. House, advisor to President Wilson, will do "everything possible to secure the Democratic presidential nomination of 1932. for Gov, Franklin D..Roosevelt..N.'Y. "There are severcil reasons why t favor the nomination..of . Roose- an uniui-1 veil." he said. "First 1 consider nounced destination in Eitroiw al a I him. tile, most avaliablc man the - .... _. ........ ... Dealer stx-2d than that attained ! Democrats have. Second he Is op- America, of which lie recently was b y Co1 - diaries A. Lindbergh In his I posed to.' the Smoot-Hawley larlft ' passage. The date, of the ' and I am very much against it loo. Heeled president at vent ion at Memphis. their coii- ihs&cs' Victim Who Atternnted to Argue'II 0 CHICAGO, Jnr.e 4 (UP)—A boy "* bandit's burst of anger and allegedly crooked piayins by a deal- flight lias not been decided but 11 probably will uir? place before the ?ml of the month. Eambling house' brought today to two persons in j in death Chicago Oscar Ericksnn. n street vendo. Ice cream, was shot and killed by i' a youthful barylit because he stop- ' ncd to argue before raising his hands. The bandit with n companion escaped. An unidentified New Yort. Ramb- !c.r shot and killed Herman Marcus. 58. restaurant proprietor, nnd wounded Max Marjjolis. 46. n dealer, in a pambling room in Marcus- establishment. Trc had lost a large amou'n Third the Republicans are more afraid of Governor RoD.sovelt than of any. other passible nominee -nnd I don'l wnnt- to help the Republicans defeat him for nomination. And then also Governor Roosevelt aii old friend of mine." ^i.,r D Seven Times Mollon Announces. jine 4 (UP)- Rr-rretarv of Treasury Mellon announced today fiibscrinllons totnl- >n? over six billign dollars had been received for the sSOO.OOOOno killer who | trcnsurv bond Issue which was of- ihl of money I f ' ?r " ti a few days ago. chnrced Marcus was shiflin? a| Tllls over-subscription of more toclhDick in his mouth to indicate I tnim seven t»i'c-s the nmount of the tin value of his cards. He when Margolis and Marcus fused to return the money returned nnd shot both. > left 18 vpar issue throiieh which re . treasury will »et funds to h . lt debts coming due Jun, ! tile face of n the pay. was in of Pistol Toting Negro to Appeal Fine of $50 ™££ ta i *-- "• " record low rate 13 1-5 per cent interest. j Melton sairi the actual amount of the subscription and the allot- CJcorpj Smith, negro service sla- tion emnloye. was fined $50 by Judse W. D. Gravcttc in police court this morning on a charge of carrying a pistol. The negro made bond for appeal to circuit court. Eason Turner, negro, was fined five dollars for contempt of court. The negro, prosecuting witness aeainst Smith, failed to appear in ccurt when the case came up for trial. He wns taken into custody by officers nfter court Monday! in n few days. The bonds are to run from June 15 to June 15. 1940. and are callable beginning June 15, I94C. District Farm Bureau Will Meet Here Friday The Farm Bureau, recently organized in ths Chicknsawba district of Mississippi county, will have an important meeting" Friday afternoon. 3 o'clock, nt the city and the day. continued until to-!. In "*" tio " '« members, nil Interested farmers are urged to nt- tcnd. One man was fined $15 on a charge of public drunkenness. Parents Storm School Where Girls Ate Poison BALTIMORE. June 4. (UP)—Excited parents stormed a girls vocational school today when word leaked out that the student body was overcome with ptomaine •poisoning from food prepared. In a Ihnn 100 newons swnfmed at the door and one wo- New Yorker Will Seek New Trial for Negroes' . t ...... \rnnrr I " ••»" illtv* HI MIC MW1 (11IU VJiH." ^E\/ \ORK. Jmv 4 ;(UP) - man was trampled under foot , 0 J-ormer magistrate Joseph R. Brod-, girls and a teacher, all violently sky eft today for Scottsboro, Ala'.. • ill. were removed in ambulances lo plead for t. new trial lor eight j Eight were taken to Johns Hopkins nfgro boys condemned to die in hospital and the other five went the electric chair Julv lo for criminally assaulting two white ghls. Qrcdsky said he would nresrnt to the judge who sentenced them a charge of racial Injuslice, If another trial Is denied he said the ihteriYitional labor defense whom he represents will carry Ihe fight lo the U. S supreme court. home. Amelia Earhart and Her Autogyro Reach Laramie r,ARAMIE. Wyo.. June 4 (UP)— Amen, Earhart landed here today File Will Penned on Battlefield in Franci America's Davis,Cup Tennis Squad Named NEW YORK, June 4. (UP)—The 1931 U. S. Davis cup squad will be composed of Frank Shield';. New- York. Sidney B. Wood, nlso of New York, George Lott, HhiladelpMa, and John Van Hvn. East Orange, N. J., the Davis "cup selection committee of the U. S. L. T. A. announced today. Shields and .Wood, second and fourth ranking players, respectively, In the country, will sail for Europe tomorrow night aboard the Isle dc France where they will join Ix>tt and Van Ryn who sailed a month or more ago to participate in the French hard courts championships. HoW Sam Starling On Worthless Check Charge Sam Starling, alleged bad check artist, was placed in the county jail here this morning after being taken into custody by members of Constable Harry Taylor's force on charges of passing worthless checks. According to officers Starling to a number of East Main street merchants here and also several business firms at Luxora before his caplure. Warrant for Starling's arrest was Issued from the court of Justice Ed Walker while a similar charge is pending In Justice Oscar Alexander's court. The death -toll of the mysterious tragedy that befell the-.molor sloo: Sea Fox In Ixmg island Sound was Increased to eight person's when i became virtually certain that Mrs. Lillian Orels Kemp, above, forme Broadway musical comedy actress, wns a member of the parly of foil men nnd four wom;n. Friends of Mrs. Kemp siild she had Joined'th ili-fnicd sailllii!! party, and a coat found by searchers was identified u hers. The bcxl* of three other women have been recovered. _...,. . , J «," , P h,"m H^ ten on a battlefield , n Prance by a Philadelphia soldier mortally wounded In action, wns filed with Dancing Worse Than Athletics Educator Says KINGSTON, Ont. (UP)—College studies suffer more from students' dancing than from athletics, says !DT. W. Hamilton Fyfe. principal of Queen's University. Dr. Fyfe admits, however, that "It would be a waste ot words to nglh the excessive dc- 'ii the time Would Make Tariff to Bly- thcvillc From Kentucky Equal Alabama Rate. WASHINGTON.— Permission to raise coal rates to Blytheville from western Kentucky 40 cents a ton was asked of the Interstate Commerce Commission by the Louisville and Nashville railroad in a iwllllon filed here today requesting the reopening of hearings. The I/>uisvilIc and Nashville, In its petition, claims that the present rate to Blytheville from Kentucky. $2.48 a ton. should be raised to $3.04. The latter rate is that now charged from Alabama coal mines to Blytheville. which in dhtancc, Is practically the same ns the Kentucky haul. In a recent decision, the Interstate Commerce Commission held that both the Kentucky and Alabama rates were reasonable, but i duccd Ihe Illinois tariff to $2.11 n ton on coal, which Is a shorter haul than from either Kentucky or Alabama. The commission Is nsked to hold another hearing on the rates and to put western Kcntncky-Dlythe- ville freight charges on an equality with those made for hauling coal from Alabama. following the American offensive, penned the will knowing that he wns about to die. He left his war risk insurance of J2.500 lo his mother and sister. St. Louis Hotel Guests Flee Fire in Nighties ST. LOUIS. June, 4 (OP)— More than 75 giiests of the Beers hotel, n SO-year-old brick structure In f some students." Athletic students are ostler students than those who spend their spare time dancing, he declares. M. P.'s Must Have Tea Daily in Own Cafe LONDON. (UP)^ The members of the House of Commons must have their tea e.ich day. The cafe In the House, which resembles the one "on the hill" tn the. furnace room, filled corn! j • dinners were served The pneumatic tire was Invented by :i hnrse doctor, enne. She refueled her autoglro and continued westward, cnroute lo Sail I.ako. City. portion of the building. A complete check by firemen revealed all guests were safe. Hussein, Once Ruler of Hedjaz, Dies in Syria LONDON. Jur.c 4 i UP) An Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Amman. Syria, tod.iy said Hussein, exiled king of Hedjaz, Arabia, died at dawn. Klr)j Hussein, at one time 'one of the most powerful potentates In 'he near east, had long been ill. The funeral rorlegc proceeded to Jerusalem shortly after Hns- scln's death. He will be buried there. Gamblers Figlii Old Time Duel in Reno llesort ItKNO, Nov.. June 4 (UP)—One nan was shot lo death lure to- Iny and another wounded hv a uu duel that puralleled those ot lie history of the old west. W. II. McCrnckcn. card dealer, .as the man who was killed. He vns .shot down In the Itnymnrkct lub, a gambling place, operated ndcr the recent statute legalizing umbllng In Nevada. The. victor i the light was 13111 Ciraham, "hjn own" gambler and -an associate snorls promotion wllh Jnck Dcmpscy. former world's hcnvy- welRhl chninplon. HOT MIL JunnjisTE! Onlv Cases for the Judge Will Be Heard at.Session Which 0))ens Monday, It wns Indicated today, tlmt ,„ Jury cnfes will be tried'during the World's Largest Aimlaiie.'! Headed for Brazil. Fronri-| Cape Verde Islands/'- ronto RICO. Carx> Verde lands, Juno 4 (UP)— Tho seaplane Dorlncr DO-X resumed; :8 ts long Interrupted night to'Soqth.| America today nnd - several iimirs":jl after the flight began wns' maklng-l Komi progress. . ' ' :• .;•;;-' The British 'steamer Teresa re.: mrtcd sighting the DO-X (it'3:55ti j). m. apparently going nt a Bopd' speed and with all . well aboard. .'j^fH Previously great excitement had been, caused here b'y false radio:'.' rciwrls that the DO-X hud . r»llen\-? into the sea CO miles from' the. is- lands. A tug was sen[ to the resi- cue but the . report was subse MUently corrected by the radio sta^t'. lion which apparently received cable- message's from shlns,^ one nnmmnccd even saying the DO-X. ' borsclf-' radioed she wns falling. • .: All subsequent messages liidicat-" cd the. reports Were without dation. • . "... •': • ' The DO-X Is trio largest ' ever built and lias carrledioye'r'ibbi passengers -on short "flights.' 4] American -trip, long 'dclayed:>l£$ gnrded as an 'Important JitipV-tb^f ward the development of ' Pneumonia Epcdimic In Reno Gambling House HENO, Ncv., June ^ !UP>—All epidemic nmong dealers and em- ployes of Reno gambling houses was reported today. Four deaths have occurred In the past three days and several gamblers arc In local hospitals suffering with severe cases of the disease. The men, officials -said, worked for hours in hot gambling halls and then go out In their short sleeves nnd contract colds which develop into pneumonia. ed Hits morning that becauso the luck of funds in Hie county trcnsury, the court had decided to dispense with jury trials during tlio term. It Is jiossible that one or two jury coses may be, tried, but If a decision. Is reached to ,]>rlr;g. the cases to Irlal jurors will' uu. 'summoned 'after the' court sewlon- has apenerl. Judpo Keck will open court here Monday, nnd will hear cares. which mny be tried' by ne'rceincnt before the courl and other coses in which the services of n Jury arc not required. The elccllon conlcst suit brought by A. B. Fnlrflold against Mayor Ncill Reed will be tried sometime during the term. Date for trial of the ease has not yd been set ami Judge Keck has not announced whether lie will hear the case or will excuse himself In favor of another Jurist. The election case will not require a Jury. Bobby, Georgia Bound, Says No More Movies Horse Tail Dockor Sought by Police DIXON. III., (UP)—Search for a man said to hove a mania for docking horses' tails was revived recently nfter n lapse of two years LOS ANGELES, June 4. (UP)— when it was rilcovered that he had Bobby Jones, noted golfer, was en ngaln taken lo satisfying his craze roule lo his home nt Atlanta today j by snipping the to resume the practice of law. Before he boarded a train last night nfter completing the last of a series of motion pictures, Jones said he did not Intend to make any more -movies. Playful Cockatoo Costs Theatre Owners $350 SYRACUSE, N. Y.. (UP) _ A cockatoo's "lunge" was worth $350 to Mrs. Julit Chamlicrs, Judge B. B. Parson decided. Mrs. Chambers. In her suit against Ihe Salina Jcffcrsn Cor- por.itlon. operators of a theater here, alleged that the cockatoo lunged nt her while she was watching it in the lobby of the theater: that she well backward; that she suffered a severe head injury and fracture of a wrist. horses on the farm of Charles Mover. There were six horses In Mayer's barn and the man docked the tolls of three, leaving the others undisturbed. Report of the Incident served to recall that two years ago toils of horses, belonging to a farmer near here, were shortened as they were caught In a pasture during the night. Three years ago n pair of fine horses belonging to n lumber company at Franklin Grove had their tails- docked. The same man is believed to have been the offender In nil instances. Canadian Fliers! Longest | ,HAMTLTON,4>n't, ..._„, ..._„ ., an -nlera- are- p\nnnin<5-:wh'iiV. Ij-'-ci-Ci; peeled Ip be the longest 1 air tbur^. cvi"- hi>lrt in North America. ''?V Striding July I .from Hamilloiv* nnre than 20 planes will' fly over the Rockies to .Vancouver, .back'; to the Maritime Provinces, and then retrace their courte to Toronto. Vi total distance of approximated 7 100 miles. ' .-. .' The Canadian Plying clubs As'-' ; : soclatfon is snonsoring the tour to' 1 promote uiiblir interest in flvln».V r '.'} The Itinerary Is being planned? fi Hint -the nir lotirists can par-- ticinatc first of 111 airport opcninss. the:' which Is to be at".Van (•Oliver on July 22. Seattle Policeman's Duties Multifarious SEATTLE. (UP)- -Rolicomen are called upon lo do all Forts of things. V n .,tU U7L W_. Cl ' from settling family arguments to Youths Who Never Flew stcirtmf riir jj accs . n , ld the seattio stcirtm!f riir j accs . n , ld the seattio ;? 01 "* department considers extrn- _ special service a pail of Its routine Mnlv Make Plane That HORNELL, N. V. —(UP)—Two youths who had never flown a plane bulit one here that flew. The midget plane Is a single- seater sport model wish a wingspread of only 32 feet. I duly. Included among unusual calls recorded In the police report book arc requests for help in redeeming fo Collect Estate '. Of Former Capone Aide -ii WARSAW, (HPj-poland may^V be a lone wnv from Chicago, biitvf: Al Capone's connectinns. or rather : < I former connections have reached---' here. . ... .•.;!• On» Jean Zula, of.I.idn. appear-, f ed at ihe Unlled States Consulate':'; not long a»o and nsked tea- a .visa/p Hi- wanted lo 50 to Chicnro - to 'ji collect an estate of $3.000000 'f-- which his brother, Joseph, had• [' left, he said. , ..... k After making inquires, the sulale learned that a Joseph'.Zut'si'-i; had been murdered on the streets' of Chicago last year. He.was reported to have once been one ol || Canone's right hand men The. consulate declined Jeau could his visa, collect Ihroiish Polish officials. to grant -I stating that he-'fl Ihe inheritance' Fined $1 Per Foot for Driving on New Paving; OSIIKOSH. Wis., CUP) — Piriii Po]>e must pay SI per fool for driving his automobile over 500 f«et of . freshly laid concrete on a highway near Sherwood in Calumet county. Arraigned fcofore Justice of the Peace John Hume nt Chilton. Pope pleaded guilty to driving through a highway barricade, going down the road a mils and then driving over the frfesh concrete. Ha was captured by workmen a strayed chicken from a nelsh- ] ** c .'L. hls .? nr StS " cd ''" front of ft bop's yarri; assistance in dealing; concrclc mixer. with a husband who was about to j be notified of the price his wife [ Bull On Rampage So Marines Arc Summoned P;HILADELP:ir ; A. (UP) — The marines were summoned recently w hen a runaway bull threatened to wreck havoc on south Broad street near the League Island Navy Yard. The lassocr. Private Robert R. m^ . ., • "v IH33WI, t nt«n: uvutit 4k. To prevent sonp from Dipping Thompson, mnd; a flying shot at out of metal holders, rubber in- the »nlmal and neatly enclosed its have been invented. "eck within [he rope. After Clinton Ollletten. 22, nnd Devere Palmer. 22. had drngc»d ,, , their production onto the local alr-! pald1 , for . a . hftt ; hel P ln buttoning port they remembered neither could' up . l , lle bac . k ot ."• *" oman s dress: Pl-ot ,. An aviation student. Bon-j —' £,*%• « " i show some WEATHER aid Coleman. offered to risk 'a trial ! wo . man ' s f »™«e each morning; a flight. He started down the «eld, | took of! neatly— and completed a' non-stop hundred mil; flight. honeymooners the city. —— • I HOBO OF.TS EAR BACK I Botany AH Wet MEXICO, Missouri, (UP) RADFORD. vn., (UP)—Dr. A. C.| moonshine cache on a public school Weathorly, Norfolk and Western I campus was found here recently Railroad physician, £?wed back | by seventh grade pupils on a the ear of a hobo who had It prac- j search for botanical specimens. No tlcally torn off when he was thrown against a nail In an emply box car, ARKANSAS—Partly cloud}-, Ihun- dcrshowers in north and central portions, cooler In extreme northwest portion tonight;- Friday partly cloudy and thundershowers, cooler. ... According to the official vsathcr observer, Charles Phillips Jr., iiic maximum'temptrature here yesterday was 90 degrees and the minimum 6fi degr«>, clear. Today & yoar owners appeared to claim (he seven isgo the maximum temperature WM gallons of liquor which the chil-189.degrees and the minimum 63 d«- dreiu found. . i vrpM' rl^rl

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