The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 24, 1932 · Page 3
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FKP.IUIARY 2-1, 1<I:!2 nLYTHKVII.LE. (Ami.) roiJIMKH NR1VS Ell CHANTS _TI1S Twelve Wives, Three Husbands Win Freedom in Chancery Court. John D. Frailer Dies After Long Sickness Finicial cervices wire hplil thh mtrnliiK tor Jolm I). f-'rtwler. 56. wlio succumbed nt- his home, 128 East Ash sired. v«teiday at. ia::i5 o'clock. U.'alli follo-ied an lllnew duration. The (le- Ins ol many y<=(u ccesccl hail teen conllncd lo bed lo:- tlie |mt ten weeks. "'-tit Ruv. Clayton Mosier, Independent Baptist preacher, olliclttU'd ot the sjivlces held at the home. Intumenl was mads al Sandy (.liineU-ry. .'The Cobb Under- m!:tH3 company was in charge ol arrangements. Thc deceased Is survived by >oi;s. Aitliur and Hubert (ir.tl two daughters. Mrs. cl Eva Frazlcr of Carey . Mo., and llils city. Fifteen divorce decrees were granted by Chancellor J. M. Furell during the two-day term of chancery court which ended here yestrrday. Three of the decrees are. not to be effective until March' 1.j Wives were plaintiffs in twelve of i Hie 'actions and husbands sought I relief from matrimonial bonds in I he remaining- actions. | Tim decrees follow: Marguerite Stewart vs. Harvey Stewart, decree to be entered not before March 1. Sam Johns vs. Mary Johns, de- crc* to be entered not. before March 1st.. J. A. Hargctt'vs. Ada Kargett, decree to be entered not before Mattli-' Humbert vs. Leonard I About' 9,000 Bales Han- Hiimbsrl, decree. COf OFFICE IB CLOSE Gravelle Explains His Ac- lion 'Is Against Williams As An Individual. OSCEOtA, Williams IK He.stor Hughes vs. Rex Hughes, dcc/ree and $10 per month alimony. 1 l.nirn Ivilte vs. J. H. Ivitls, ile- died by Mid-South Here 1931-32 Season. in Anne Stevens Potter vs. William 1 Potter, consent decree, but issue as to custody of child reserved. Marthu Peckham vs. John S. Peckham. decree. Ouston Pleeman vs. Ixiiiie Pice- man, decree. Geneva Chacere vs. Joseph W. Chacere, decree. Mary Lynn Eikins vs. Kay Elkins, decrt-s. Nellie Crose vs. O.^ar Grose, decree . Edith Hitt vs. Orarlcs Jlitt, decree. Bertie Hendershoot vs. Charles Hcnderenoot, decree. Gladys Gvmrr vs. Joe Gi;arr, decree. FftLLS TO DEflTH JTLimtlCK Former Cemetery Employe Believed to Have Jumped From ! Oth Floor. LITTLE ROCK, mi. St. <UP) — H. C. McGulness, 48, of Whcaton. 111., fell or Jumped, to his death today from the tenth door of the Poyle buildini!. fc^olico learned McGuiuera was Vujfaerly sales maiiager for t:}c Pine Crest Memorial cemetery here It- .Is understood McGuiness, who liad not vusitcd the offices of the cemetery for several mouths, had obtained employment in Memph? and wxs here to arrange his bus! s arTnlrs. Investigators learned McGuiness was worried because of financial difficulties. A. P. Harris, employe of the cemetery firm, said McOuiness had called at the office of the company earlier today to Btraighfen up some business matters. The body was lodged on the roof of an adjoining two-story buiidng None witnessed the death leap. A wife and an adopted son. believed to be residents of Little Rock, were sought. The Blythcvillc office ol the Mld- I South Cotton Growers association close for the season next- Saturday, Rjbruary 27. It- was announced this morning by Ben Phillips, who has been in charge ol the office since it was established at the opening of the 1930-31 cotton season. Mr. Phillips expects that tlie office will reopen next September 1 lor the 1932-33 season. The local office handled ataul 9.000 bales of cotton this season. Tills is only about 60 per cent ol the volume -of cotton handled last season, but Mr. Phillips poinU out that, new offices established lastiail at Hayti, Marked Tree and I*ach- villc received cotton this season from territory that lasl season i tributary to the Blytheville office Total receipts Ihis season at four offices in Ihis territory "were about 40.000 bales, a gain of over 100 per cent In cooperative receipts for tnls area. "Alfalfa Bill" Says America Is Following Road to Destruction. INDIANAPOLIS. Ind., Feb. 24 (UP)—With a twirl of his dfoopin? moustache and a shake of his shag gy locks Oklahoma's fiery governor Wm. H. "Alfalfa Bill" Murray to day put his "grass roots" candidacj for the Democratic presldentia nomination before the citizens Indiana. The militant governor 'outllnK his policies before audiences at In diananolis and Montlcello yester day, and today pushed forward t -Marion and-Gary. ' • , He warned his listeners the na :ion was following the pathwa hat, led to the downfall of the an cient empires. He launched his campaign with a. denunciation he • Hoover administration, 'bu pointed out no one administration party was responsible for a. sit uation that embraces the world. He characterized Abraham Un coin and, Woodrow Wilson in ;reatcst leaders in American his ory. White Man and Five Ne- gro'es Victims of dent Last Night. Acci .MEMPHIS, Feb. 24. (UP)— Six f'-n, one white and five negroes, were drowned here late last night when their small row boat over- Inrned in Wolf river. The men 'were tying covers over cotton-laden barges of the American Barge Line company. A seventh man. a negro, still missing have drowned. may also The white man, Ben Ccrneiison, 35, was foreman of the crew. The men had loaded six bargee with colton and were covering it with tarpaulins. Tr.ey were on the last barge when ths accident occurred. Corneilson is survived by n widow and .seven children. Colorado Springs Witt Lose Street Can COLORADO SPRINGS, Col (UP) —Colorado Springs is about to lose Its street car system. The slrcst cars, operated by the tni&tscs of the estate of Winfield SCDCC Slratton. who made millions in mining, have been operating al a loss. Tlie trustees recently announced they could nol continue operation or the lines at a loss to the estate, and offered them for sale. There were no takers, and the trustees announced Ihe lines wil be junked May \ The 35 street cars will be slored, tracks will be taken tip and stortd. and the copper wires of the ovcr- f&M trolley will be wound on Officer Submits to Charge of Fighting Jim Burns, state highway, patrol -nan. who was Involved in a dis urbancc with W. T. Barnett a Main and Division streets Satur dsy night, has submitted in mun tipal court to a charge of dls urbing the peace by fighting. Jiidge Ivy W. Crawford wil) no uass on Burns' case until netfs trial on a charge of publ] ii unkenness comes before the com Saturday. Barnett was slated t stand trial today but on plea i lis attorney, E. E. Alexander, continuance v.ns granted until 3a irdny. Alabamans Owe 525.M Each MONTGOMERY. Ala. (UP)—Ev cry man, woman and child in A .bnma owes eastern bankers $25.0 Or at least the bonded debt of th state—$66,286,000—equals thatmuc per person. Why So Mai; Take BLACK.DRAUGHT Tmn are cood nsaea* wfcy m«nir people tiftrr Tti«lford'« Bltck l>r»ujht — why It Is their favorlw laxative: Ttwy like U« thorou«li. cl«anjlne actloo. Ttify like that "IxlUr feeling the n«t mornlns." — a icfrefhsd tnlint prlcc Ot Wften the street cars stop, the llwi " '° b " 5 ' ' tnlint ltr tUc retcaso ot Intestinal poiKni And the low cost of Black-Draiah 1 ts anolhtr point In Its fnvor Tou are really buying nwlldne wlicn you buy Black-Drauiht, as the M>fei container. In which the medicine 1: iol a, cooti only a nwl fraction. Its Utb weight has sav«d ex penrive (rrlirht billt Black-Draught la packngeO. welghpl and sen leu by machines. ItcanbesoM for Its* became ot thex >*\1a(> la 3xwr f«rof, Sokl at «nt •tores. ni 11 . atltr tUc retcaso ot Intestinal NONE BETTER OR " MORE . ECONOMICAL WASHINGTON PAOE THREE HIS [JFK STORY T MFK STORY IN 1'ICTURKS, COMMEMORATING Hi: 200TH ANNIVKK8ARY OF HIS IIIIM'H i; Forge Ark., Feb. 24.-J. L. sued by ths Gravelle Construction company as an individual and as president of the link of Osceola. He Is.not being sued, as it member o( the state highway commission, and it U not al- les«l by the Gravel!e company that the funds they claim ho dj- verted. from their account in tin; ank of Csceola. were diverted to highvay commission. This was mode plain by E. E. rave lie, who returned to his home ere .yesterday after testifying be- UK.- state highway nudlt com- Ission in Uitle Roc>. Mr. Gravelle deplored, statements edited to him by certain ne»,-s- followlng thc filing 'of his ompany's suit against Williams, hleh Intimated that" the state ighs-ay commission was Involved. At the same time he resented ie highway department's sUit-c- lent given to MHtc nock newspapers tliat his company hod never ad any state contracts. Thousands of dollars derived rom state warrants deposited dl- eclly to his company's credit by he department in Ihe Bank of Os«)la in payment for slate work, •ere diverted from his accarnt h" aid. His dealings with the highway department; had been entirely satU- actory, he said, and It Is a meu- latter of coincidence that state lighway Commissioner Dwlght H Blackwood ts one of the largest tockholders In thc defunct Bank f Oficeola. Police Chief Fined A. D. Owyn. chief of police, was ined five dollars by Judge Ivy W. Crawford lu the police division of municipal court yesterday afternoon. Chief Gwyn entered a plea iuilty to a charge of. simple as- ault In connection with a clash bet»-«m Gwyn and Louis Lendon- nie, former member of th, « the city hall Sunday. *-*'^? r ' v .3!__"x < '''te-"- " ' - ntfon Ktk! lii% ;Uo:',£ poyl»w A) VJ!c> f^e By NEA Sfnirr limollur Public acchilin of General W.ish- "Bht by to ll'.o Cntlih Jl N(W Yoili Citj, Inglon In 117C soon turned to condemnation. ( The year of 1777 tuib tiiarked by series of setbacks. The HrllLsh captured 1'liilndolphia; Congress led to the Intciloi-; er.ejnies st'l^em- ed to displace Wnshlnaton. Ibh i!i-n<>nil look llii 1 spot- Amcrlciins. ill-dothfil ni:d hulf- his victory over the Dili- .iiu'iml, wi-u; dying on tin- fr.wi>;i | pvc-iidi in Siirntosn. . hillsides of Vulicy Foigtv i from Wiu-lmifiiun. falling In an attack Wellington's strength of cluv-'city upon Oi-iiiinniimn, wns forced lo nclcr wns nnnli\ di'moiisl rated when I no Forge. ThLs was piobubly t hi' mil Ihe winter, despite trumbllng ifonu British, feorln:i t\ <lcn order to rotrcnt. , ,'•, llnslll >' ivlri'ntfdl Airlval.nf the 1-rencli' fleet lit I'hlludelphln to Itav Yurk|jiit y , inn, isolnlcd the Brltltli ! ... ' ' ll1 Now York Clly lull! surroundlnn .Washington rush«l his irit-n cd his :tr;i.yj In cilntonmi'nts of his carti-r. au.l the , nr ,| d |i lw oV C^n«."'''° 'miuih fcCU ,Ita in^v^l'l"™''" 11 '" = ^ """ "' *™ ^'^ Hrlllsli were llvlni; Alllumj «llli the 1'ixndi In thr ;„!. however, dm- to Hie ti"ticlii 171 , the t-]:i Inn cf mtt nlli'icil the grim |or ClwrlM U-e, who as: -. Hoovers at Washin»lon Church force. Huffman News « •!U s ^ r '\ son ° r M*- an<J Mrs Smith Brackin, who has been quit, 11 wth pneumonia, is reported improving rapidly. i Mrs. Hulon Holmes and Peggy, of Blytheville were guests of friends and relatives here i fe* days. Mrs Joe Cassidy sr.. and daugh- -erj Allle Bee and Joseplitii!) vis- iled Mrs. Cassidy's parents, Mr and Mrs. _j. B. Copelarid of Cooler Saturday and Sunday. Blytheville Mo., Miss Ruth Snow- of »s the guest of Miss Perry • at the home of Mrs. R Adkisson, a few days of last week. Mrs. R. L. Adkisson *ho has been ill with heart palpitation is reported .improved. Mrs. George Perry called on Mrs. R. L. Adkisson Sunday . Mesdamfs George Perry and Fannie Moore and Miss Maxin? Copeland called on Mrs. Smith 3ractin Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. K. A. Simpson of Siffle, Mo.; spent the .weekend here with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Manes and little daughter motored to Hari- Saturday for a visit with relatives, returning Sunday afternoon. Mrs. George Cnssidy called on Mrs. Smith morning. flrackin Monday Mrs. Smith Brackin was entered in the Blytheyilte hospital Monday evening for an appendicitis operation. James, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Walker, who sustained n broken leg at school two weeks ago is reported doing nicely. In commemorating the 200th anniversary of George Washington the Huffman school rendered a most enjoyable program to quite a number of parents and visitors here Jtbnday afternoon. Hightower News Prof. J. H. show made a business trip (o Blytheville .Monday. Mary Evelyn Shaw and Guthrle Hu« Wrliiu-d Mo I'uuiiJs STK. OENKVlEVE.rMo.-i.tUl')- lioif welching R6c:i|mim<ln even fter It )md ijcen drewd mis ; nilseif line by Clus I)rlck«y. Hoover is the outstanding leader of the world In tin- Inteiost of the taick.s of pjaiili- from' llw burdens of armament. —Senu lor Simeon I). Fc.ss of Oiilo, chairman RepiiWIcsn Nnllonnl Committee. No one likes to have his Income reduced, whether he r«crlves It In the sluipc of wages, salary, Interval ur nlvmends. Daniel Williml, president of the Baltimore nnJ Ohlu Railroad. Pn>]»»y, Itko. liberty, though Immune under (lie constitution destruction. Is not Immune from tciilslatlcn cMcnllnl ' for the com- iiii.n good, — Jusllco CurdozD, recently npiKilnlcd to the U. S. supreme court. FELT BASE SAE etails Tomorrow Felt Terribly Nervous -FaggcJ out . .-. always luclirxlioly an.l Wuc. She ihoaU ukj LyJii fc'..P»iJ:- hanfs Veetable Comjxhmil.'Ju tonic getae omj action hiiiljj up itie syitcm. Try It. thirty-first President of th f United Slnles wns paying tribute lo Ihe -first Presirtent when this picture wns taken, shotting Preslumi and. Mrs. Hoover as they left Historic Christ Church In Alexandria, of the birth • ol Oeorgc Washington. They" sat - • Washington worshipped.' Mr. Powell mnrte a business trip to Osccola Monday. Leonard While Is moving to The Va., at. the close of services commemorating Cooke are stayinc with.j. B. Cooko I Joying ti program furnished by thc near New 'Liberty and attending pupib commemorating George i Washington's birthday. . school at Burdettc. ther, Bill Cooke week, Charlie Peters, Everett Petty nnd Ihar families took dinner with Mr., Claude Cooke ts visiting his bro-. """*' and Mrs. Frank Peters Sunday. i Quite ea number of Hi™, patrons ! visited thc school Monday, en-. YOU TAKE iNO CHANCE So if you have nn ambition to o p ivti a nice honi?, ciip with modern conveniences iliat suit your itie;i of a five room bungalow. LOOK THIS OVER I/>catcU on Kentucky Ave.. cool S3KO.CO. pay us S10C.OO cash nssumc balance of $1800.00 willi na interest on pnrl ci same, end move in, nnd rest assured yen have a bargnin. Wm. Burns Company, liu 1 . NOTICE The Blytheville office of the Mid-South Cotton Growers Association be closed Saturday, February 27 until fall. Members can continue to deliver cotton,to our Memphis office. Mid-South Cotton Association • NEW LOW PRICES. Sundard Ro2dslcr,t675; Busi«s« Coupe, $695; StnnilarJ Proughim, $695;Snndard Oni|>cwith Rumble Scat, $735; Custom Roadster, $775; Standard -(-Joot Sedan, J775; Custom -<-<!oor Sedan, J835; Custom Convertible Coupe, 18-15; Custom Convertible Scdin, $975. Ml Prices F. 0. /!. f-jrtorr. DeSoio MotorCorporjti'on, Division of Chrysler Motors. • "I have judged plenty of Beauty Competitions. Hut never One like this. Usually it's a tou^h job. This time there wasn't a shadow of a ilouht. The new DeSotp stands out like a planet among stars. "Just look atthat proud radiator. Where ctse can you find grace and speed so well combined ? "Beauty means 3 lot these days. But here is beauty and brains. Here is one of (he greatest engineering feats ever seen ... Floating Power. "Vibration ended. And think what it mean- 1 to have a clutch so automatic that you never havet totouch it. And FrceWhccling perfected at last! "I always thought of Walter P. Chrysler as a daring engineer. Now I know he's a great designer. Look at DeSoto... and you'll agree." SOTO SlX *675 J LOWE MOTOR CO. Blytheville, Ark.

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