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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 6, 1932
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Served by the United Press BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THK DOMINANT NKWBPAPKR Of NORTHEAST ARKANSAS »mn aramim,^,, ...o^^rT 1 ^" ™' * » • ^"^ ;•••## THK DOMINANT NTWSPAPKR OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI HOME EDITION VOL. XXIV—NO. 43 BIythevllle Dally u»ws. Blytheyllle Herald, Mlmlarippl Valley Letter. Blylheville Courier. KLYTUKVILLK. 'ARKANSAS, FlilDAY, MAV «, SHOOTS PRESIDENT OF FRANCE Committee Rejects AII Bonus Bills Election of Lepanto Wo-| man Will Be Ratified at | State Convention. FLASHES SENATOR'S BROTHKll FKIiED NASIIVII.I.K, Tcniu, May G. (DP)— Dli-k Wyall, brother of U. S. Senator Haitie Caraway uf Arkansas, was found nol gulUy in federal diilricl tcurl hcrr today on i-harers of manufacturing^ I'H' u " r ' i loss <' ! « in s property f ur nun- urilclurc « r li«um. ::uil ix^isiiie Mrs. A. B. lilndursky. Lepamo, was elected president of the Fifth Arkansas district, American Lesion auxiliary, in the annual conference here today. Her nomination will be ratified at the state meeting in Hot Springs this summer. Fifty members from six of the eight units in the district were guests of the Blytlnvillc group at n luncheon meeting at the Hotel Noble. Features of the conference were addresses by !v}rs. Charles H. Miller.- stole president. Mrs. Jesse E. Cnx. stntc secretary, and Mrs. Hugh Wicker, slate rehabilitation chairman. All are from Little Rock. Mrr. Proctor Presides Mrs. Howard Proctor. Blythc- 1 Ynimo ville, president of the district fo<-| IOU "" three years and ineligible for furtlisr service in this office, presided at the program. Greetings were extended by Mrs. Floyd White, oresidcnl of the Blvthc- iv'lle "nit and official hostess to ' th.^ conference, with response bv Mrs. D. A. Ruffin. of Earle. Mrs. Proctor read greetings from the Elliot Fletcher chapter of the Unite-! Daughters of the Confederacy and Mrs, Miller was presented a .corsage from this organlTation. also ga'vc POLICE FlItE ON ItEUS CHICAGO. May $. (HIV— Five ptrajni were reported to hive Iwtn shot when comunlsts rioted today at Melrcis Paifc, wtsl side i»b»rb. Twenty-five, were injured. Police were reported to have opened lire on the crowd with a machine jun. Kirst rtporK said seme of (he victims fell JuMfcr DM- volley C f nut-nine tun bullets. . 'The Lerton auxiliary Mir'-.lMlJJer.a gift. . Mrs. G. E. Crigger. Blvthevillc'. envo thn invocation. In the program which followed the luncheon reports of units were mad" by nresirtents of the past year's accomplishments. These fesrxmrted: Lepinto. Mrs. E. O. Wayne; ^atle. Mrs. c. B. O'Neill; Jones- Mrs. Lowell Sowte; I.Tarion Howard Curlin; Caraway. boro, Mrs. M-s. J. E. Nierstheir.ier; Blytlw- vilip. Mrs. Floyd While. Mrs. Iluah IVlcRer talked on "RelnbilKatinn." ,-md was followed bv Mrs. Charles H. Miller who outlined tlic Toledo Woman Found Assaulted and Slam on Residence Lawn TOLEDO, O., May 6. (UP)— The 'body of Miss . Winnlfred RafTcrty, pretty brunet dietician in Robinwood hospital, was found early today on a front lawn that bore sijns of a terrific struggle. The girl, -who was 22, had been strangled to death. A fend Had criminally attacked her, police said. " Retard ";cany son of- a former baflker, found the"body In front of his father's home as he drove in the front drive. ' ' The body bore numerous cuts and bruises. Library bocks Htfred the lawn. Indicating Miss RafTerty had been attacked as she was relum- ing from the public library. Torn patches of I awn. showed the girl had put up a stout battle .«'l(h her a=- sailant. Police were unable to find any?™, »' ho heard or saw the attack. While admitting (hey had no clues as to his identity police believe the outlined the past achievements as murderer was demented Triev be an Inspiration for future activi- lieve he dragged his victim from m< Mrs. Paul L, Tipfon *nng two sidewalk and attacks .nH^,,- voice numbers, one of them the national nnthem of Portugal, and Mary Jean Afflick and Pntricln Wise gave .1 Portuguese folk dance. Portugal is the country being studied this year as the Fidac conference is to be held at Lisbon. "Poppies" wns the theme of Mrs. Jesse E. Cox's talk. Mrs. Bernard Gooch was r>ianist. L^ianfo Wins Prize The Lcoauto unit was presented n prize for the membership contest with Mrs. Howard Proctor making the presentation. Green and gold were used in decorating the banquet room with streamers across the ceiling and from the lights. Gold baskets held peonies and roses find flic Ion 0 Inbles had small flags and bud vares of corn flowers and narcissus for decorations. Guests present were: Jonesboro, Mesdnmes H. I,. Finn. J. A. McHaney, S. B. Bradburn, L. E. Burton. Guy Blackford. Lillian Oarr. Lownll H. Sowlo. Lcoanto: Mesdames W. N. Ray. W. D. Holi- ruan, A. B. Bindursky, C. A. Word M. O. Whavne. Uttle Rock: Mesdames Charles H. Miller. Jesse E. Cox. Hugh Wicker. Earle: Mes- darnes D. A. Ruffin, W. O. Buci C. B. O'Neill, W. J. Bradley. Carnwnv: Mesdames Ethel Barnes. S. C. Davis, Don Msrrymen. J .L DIxon. J. W. Calvert, J. E. Niers- theimtrr. Blythev/lle: Mesdames E. B. Woodson, Ernest Roc. W. J. Po'lnrd. George Muir, R. H. Bennett. Bernard Gooch, C. E. Crig- per, Edsar Borum. Bryant Stewart S. S. Sternberg, C. J. Little, Paul L. Tipton. T. E. Tale, Roland Green, Tom P. Jones. Louis Wilson, Bob Blaylock. R. N. Ware Jr., Rusnell Farr. Nelll Reed, John W, ' Meyers J. p. Lentl and Carl Nles The scene Is in exclusive residential dUt iedo. the killed ....ii Wliu ^illCTJ •rh« !"" d a , C J" mp of shru bbery. ' '- •- O f tne most ricl.s in To- Atiribute Boy's Death to Dog Bite a Year Af o CLARENDON. Ark., Mav 6. (UP) -The death of Joe Bramble, II was blamed today on the bite of a mad "og^ nearly a year ago. youth died from the effects of rabies. May ul Oct Dec Jan .far No Graduln Tbb Y«r SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass. (UP) — For the first time since its establishment 30 years ago, St. Mary's parochial high school will have no graduates this year. M,0«» Free Lunches Swred KENT, o. (Up)-Twenty thou sand free lunches were served to school children here during 1113 days of the present school year The average ecu was 5.3 cents a mral. Cost of feeding thj schoo children was met largely by donations from citizen* RIK| clubs. MOTHERS SETS M DF ._ Road Commission's Westward Project Under Investigation at Capital. LITTLE ROCK, May 6. (UP) — Tiie connection of Justin Matthews, highway commission member, with the development of another subdivision here occupied the- attention of the highway tiudli commission today. The bond transactions of the Oak Forest district also wcve Invest 1- ated. Both the bonds of that district and those of Westwood, the subdivision allegedely developed by Matthews, were taken up by the state under the Marllneau road law. Ii was brought out the bonds of the Woodlasvn district were printed in February, 1927, before ihe Martineau road program was legislated. However, tliey were not sold and delivered until the following April after the bill hud become law. Sold Bonds and Did Work E. O. Bagley, Westwood land owner, testified before the commission the property was turned over to Matthews for development. Bagley said Matthews "plotted the acreage, sold the bonds for a paving district ,<o a friend in south Arkansas, a^d had a construction firm in which,.he was interested do the paving." . -Due to the absence of Judge W. G. Waggoner of Lonoke, S.. H. Mann of 'Forrest City. preslded ! 'aa chairman at the meeting. It Expected was belitVed Albert S. Madding, former--'district highway engineer, will appear for questioning today. Several weeks ago he was to have appeared before the commission but when his time came he had : disappeared. Madding, at the time'left a note in which he said he was'called out of torn "because a .brother had been injured in an accident in Texas." It has been testified at a hearing some time 030 that contractors had paid fees to Madding to obtain road contracts. Among oilier witnesses who might be called were R. v. Lelghton of tfie Memphis office of army engl- neers, Jones Leigl'.ton had charge of approving bridge plans. and D. F. Jones of the Construction company. Chicago Toughs Shun Vacant Gang Throne CHICAGO. May 0. lUPt—Nouody onls lo mount tile blood-.sjmltered throne from which Al Caponc was toppled into Atlanta penitentiary: is the saying, "uneasy lies tlic Jiend that wejrs Hie crown" Iruer than In the underworld empire the Scarfacc, former Coney Island barkeeper, built wllh bullets and bombs mid profits of speakeasies, dens. gambling halls and vice A muscular, quick-thinking yount gangster by the name of Murray Humphreys-is nominal head of the trslwhltc Capone syndicate. lie began directing operations in the field when Capone was sen! to the coun- Mrs. Cleo Bradley Charges Rough Treatment Oscar Elliott'. Mrs. Cleo Bradley, wife of Clarence Bradley, has filed suit in circuit court asking $3.000 for injuries alleged to have been received al the hands of Oscar Elliott, city uf- flc-pr, during a police- raid on the Eradlej-s' combination barber shop and living quarters on Broadway lasi December. tj' lull here after his income? tax fraud conviction. But Humphreys hus never assumed the prerogative* of » uaiiK- lord's power, anil In- would like to slep down to a subordinate's place. Like scores of other gaugstcrx racketeers and petty hoodlums, Humphreys Is templed by ilia pros- PCCl of rich profKs, *20.000 automobiles, luxurious suites raid Florida estates, but he likewise knows the penalty. Ai Capone is an object lesson In wlmt that Is. At, least five other gunmen and underworld toughs are hi lino for die leadership. None wants it. There Is Frank Nlltl, Just back from satisfying an 18-month sentence In I.eavenwortli for income las evasion. Up on the north side Is Ted Newberry, about 35, H seasoned lieutenant in the Capono organi- sation. Johnny Pntton. 40. (lie "boy mayor' 1 of Btirnham, a cluster of roadhouses on the Indiana line where Al Capone established his first vice , I resort, is another eligible. But Patton Is cautious by. nature. Then comes Frankle Rio, the bodyguard who served a year with Capone in the Philadelphia jail whian Al was sentenced for carry- Ing a revolver. Rio also is dcdglue responsibility. Marty Guilfoyle. the arbitrator from Klondike O'Donnell's terrl- Near Death Pahnau May Attempt !o Force Vote by Petition of Members. WASHINGTON. May o tuni— I Tile J5.COO.000.000 Palnian soldiers Minis bin and all other bills dcal- ug wllh cash payment of veterans adiusli'il icrvlce certificates wi-rc inlereil adversely reported by the imise way and meam commltlcc The 10. Thc nclton wo* • severe blow to bonus advocates and left seriously n doubt tlie possibility of congress taking action on such legislation during this session. Rep. Patman, Democrat. Texas, said the house parliamentarians had Informed him .an effort to gel a vote In the house by petition could not possibly «iico?ed until June 12. - tory on the west side has been mentioned as a candidate for the gang Ti:e complaint charges that the'* 1 officers searched the place "pre- .tending to look for liquor" and that Officer .Elliott gratjbed, Mra. .Bratf- ley and'. violently i wrenched .;»nd twisted her arm. throwing her against, a commode in the bath room, she charges that Injuries received caused her great physical and mental pain. kingship, but Martlc doesn't want The Incident is alleged to have happened during a raid police made on Bradley's place for liquor. Bradley was subsequently tried in police, court for Illegal possession f liquor but was acquitted. He had been convicted in magistrate'.! court tor illegal possession of liquor fome time ago. Officers testified " at the police court trial that members at thV Bradley family made a dash to empty something in the bathroom oh two different occasions when the plnre had been raided. A race wit?) members of the family for the bathroom was describe.'!. J. T. Ccston Is attorney for Mrs. Bradley. York Cotton osed steady. Open High Low Close •-•- 560 574 558 573 "•• 570 585 570 584 ••-- 594 610 591 607 «W 623 $07 621 615 632 614 633 648 632 63t 646 Spots closed at 590. up 20. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS. May « (UP )_ -oton closed very steady :,'0pen High Lo' w close Hageman Is Prisoner But What's The Charge? St. Louis authorities are holding a prisoner for Sheriff W. W. Shavsr but Shaver and his deputies are at | a loss to determine their own rca- ;son for wanting the man. Police in the Missouri city wired (he Mississippi ccunty-sheriff that St. Louis records reveal Ivan Hageman is wanted by the sheriff's of- flee here for robbery in 1929. A telegram in old police flies at St. Louis disclosed the,reqiiest for information about Hageman after he had been picked up by police there for other reasons. Hagcmnn refuses to discuss the charge with Missouri officials and members of the sheriff's force here have no memory of the man or any "•ase a°ainsl him. "It loo<ts line rn have to wire them to release him," Sheriff Shaver declared this after- May 560 J"l 566 Oct ....I 5*9 DfC 605 Jim 612 Mar 632 Spots 575 585 607 621 626 644 559 566 589 605 612 631 574b 584 60S 620 627b 643b IN POP Gift Memphis Officials Push Investigation of Monday's closed at 585, up 17. Closinjj~Stock~Prices A. T. and T 101 1.4 Auburn 37 l-< Anaconda Copper ...'.'.'.. 53.0 Caterpillar Tractor 61-2 .Chj-jtsler 8 5 . g Cities Service 3 7 . 8 Coca Cola 94 3.. Continental Baking General Electric 14 1-g General Motors .: 11 1-i Mlddltwest utilities i_ 2 Montgomery Ward 7 3.3 New York Central 15 3.3 Packard 27. Radio 37 ' 8 Simmons Beds Standard of N. J. ....... 35 !_ 2 Texas Co n 3.. U. S. StMl ...,.;.:.;..,; 30 1-4 Hold Double Funeral for Judge and Mrs. SorreDs PINE BLUFF. May 6. (UP)—A double funeral will be held this afternoon for Judge and Mrs. W. B. Sorrells who died at their home here one hour apart. Burial will be al Bellwood cemetery at 4 pm. Judge Sorrells, 62, who had practiced law here 40 years, suffered a heart attack yesterday. His wife. Mrs. Fletcher Sorrells. a (laughter of the late Judge Reed Fletcher 1 called the doctor. When the physician arrived Sorrells wa; <!e»d In his chair. Mrs. Sorrells felt his PuUe and dropped dead. Ax Murders. MEMPHIS, May 6. (UP)— A ne- gro nursemaid held the attention of Investigators who today tried to piece together what happened at tlie home of Stanley A. Puryear early Monday when his wife and daughter were hacked to deatli and he killed a negro he accused of the crime. Meanwhile Purycar, charged with murdering Will Jamison, the ne- gro he accused of the ax slaying of Mrs. Puryear and Aurelia Puryear, 8, was being left In n county Jail cell unmolested except to be exhibited to wltn?SE=s. The entire case Is exported to Paul Prance, vote wns announced 16 la afternoon by a Russian assassin. Grid Star Kills Girl and Self PANOLA, Ala., May. B (UP)—W. 8. Oliver, former Univtr&ity ol Alabama . football ttar,- shot . and killed his fliincee, Mil Lottie 81m- 21, wounded ; his Oliver, seriously and then EL DORADO, Okla. (UP)-Hlgh- way construction laborers had to remove the skeleton of i huge mss- tadon before they could continue work on a highway near here. The remains are being given to the University «f Oktahohin. be placed before a grand Jury. Own I Masscy, negro nursemaid In th« Purytar home, was questioned at length by officers concerning activities in the Purycar home following the shooting of Jamison. Her testimony concerned principally where the a* used in the crime was just before the slaying of Mrs. Puryear and the child. Ally. Gen. W. T. McLaln saU both the negro maid and Purywr said they wet* unable to say Just where the ax was the night of the slaying. Both .said It was "elthtr In tne basement or on tlie back porch." "We've shot Puryear's story full of holes," Inspector Will Griffin saw regarding Purycar's claim that he found JamUon striking his wife with an ax early Monday as she Will Not Be Returned Here Until Steele Robbery Case Is Disposed of. Forrest "One Bound" Chisholm of this city, arrested near Haytl, Mo., yesterday as a- suspect in n Steele, Mo., service station robbery, will not be returned here to face trial for robbery until after disposition of UK Missouri case, It was announced today. Chisholm, wanied here'since he was indicted by the March grand jury for safe robbery,-was arrested by Missouri officers yesterday in Oi'e company of a companion, Arthur Saunders of East St. Louts. Officers were said to have found a compiet- set of burglar tools and a half pint of nitro-giycerine in their car. THe Arkansas fugitive, an ex- convict, Is alleged to have participated In a safe robbery' ? at the Matthews Packing plant here in March when more than »2oo was taken from the safe. Jack Ford who implicated ChUhcJm and Monk Rutledge, another ex-convict Is now serving Ume in the Arkansas penitentiary for his confessed part m the robbery. Dividend Checks Being Distributed Rapidly L_ Bradley, receiver for the National bank, found depositors glad to get their first checks representing a 33 1-3 dividend, toll Mr. the for the day that more than a „„.„ of the 673 checks, into which the *44,000 dividend Is divided, will te in the hands of depositors Shortly after noon 200 checks had been given out. Mr. Bradley said that practically all the depositors calling today were BIythevllle Wkidents. He anticipates visits from depositors liting in the rural sections tomorrow. mons. Clate killed himself near., litre today. Clatc Oliver was taken to a hcs- PiUU at Electric Mills. Miss., where It was rei»rted. ho probably would recover from.a hip wound. Dr. H. B. Ollmcr, a brother-in- law of Oliver, ascribed the shooting to temporary Insanity. He said the star halfback for Alabama eight years ago had been in 'health for two years. . ' , of JELLS JUKI OF !«y In bed daughter. sleeping with her was estimated that before Bradley closes his office In First National bank bulldlm third Dounwr, critically president wounded this Crime Committal at .Cl ity Salon by Demented Russian Physician. PARIS, May 6 (UP)—President Paul Doumer underwent a third 'too<t transfusion tonight. "\"~ : '. • A consultation of doctors at'. 6 ). m. found,' the president '-restcii'"' and his condition slightly, riirjrc uvorttble. ' . -." " -t- ! -- :. The first bullet fired at him l>y an assassin' today entered tl>e !ront of (he chest on. the. rfeht . ildc, severhit an artery. .• • The second entered the head be- ow the left ear, traversed I he n>outh, and emerged through tho right Jaw-bone. • -r. : -. '• •'-••.• Funeral Services Will Be Held Saturday at First Methodist Church. Mrs. Anna .Dunkln, 54. wife ot Dan M. Dunkln, well known locul feed and co«] dealer, succiimbcc at the: Baptist hospital In Memphis about C o'clock 'yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Dunkln had beei In 111 health over a period of two years. She h«d recently undergone an operation but was believed to be recovered when the suffered a sudden retopte;. Action on Indictment Against Means Deferred Until Monday. WASHINGTON, May C (UP) — The U. S. grand jury heard from Mrs. Evalyn McLean today the story of how she charges Gaston B. Means defrauded her of $100,000 on the representation he could obtain the return of the missing Lindbergh baby. The Jury deferred action on an Indictment until Monday. believed to»n''brou»ht on by. a.w««l«ni!d '' ' Mr.' MKTMrii, IdenU of Blyfhevllle a' number ,o years ago. Thfty moved nwny she liwd at Forrest City and Jemes- toro over a period of seven years before retumm* here »bout three yetrs a|o: -Mrs. Dunkln - was member of 'the Hfethodlst church and well : known here, Fimer*! services' will be held to morrow morning at. 10 o'clock n the First Methodist church will the Hcv, P. Q. Rorie, ^ pastor o; church,- officiating, 'intcrrnen will be made nt Elmwood ceme r tery. .The Cobb Undertaking com- oanv-is In charge ot funeral ar- ranBcmenls. • Tlic following men will scrvi a* .pallbearers: W. W. Holllpeter Roland Orcen. J. L-. Guard. O Shpnyo, E. D. Ferguson and Edgar Herrlck. • The deceased Is survived by, besides her husband, two sisters. Mrs. Dona West of Indianapolis Ind. -and MlK Ini Mav Dally of Mount thers, PARIS, May 6 (UP)—At 5:<l p. m, (12:41 eastern dayJifrht .line) UK followini! official l>ul-* ctlu was Issued at the Bcaujon liospltal: ; .. ;• "The President received ' two' lulls, ono at the b»sc of the crnu- Inm and the other' iiiulsr 'the" right shoulder. 'There wire -ho hemorrhages but serious shock. Already there have been two blqod transfusions. His condition Is still most grave. ' ..;-.''. 'The bulletin was signed by.scv-" en hospital doctors. PARIS, May 8. (UP)—President Paul Douiner was shot and critically wounded by a fanatical RuJsV slan assassin today. . "?'..' Little hope was held.for his recovery. ; . • . . '*..--The assassin, Paul GOTBuloff. also' '• shot arid wounded Claude Fart,rrev president of the .'Authors League'of,_ Fiance, and P»ul auklArd; director Miss Elizabeth told the Baltimore Nelson, nurse, Post In an Interview today that In addition to $100,000 allegedly paid Q»ston B. Means, Mrs. Evalyn McLean gave other unknown persons 133,000. Miss Nelson was the nurse In the McLean home who was in the confidence of Mrs. McLean during the negotiations Mrs. McLean engaged In hoping to bring about the retrm of the kidnaped Lindbergh I child. Vernon, 111., and two bro- C. Daily of Scnath, Mo., and Ben Dally of Dalgren, 111. She Is also survived by' a numter of relatives Including Mrs. Ina May Newsum, a niece, of Card- v,-ell, Mo. and Mrs. Georee Blckell. a niece, of Montlcello 111. Egyptian Premier Escapes Death Plot CAIRO, Egypt, May 0. (UP) — Ismail Sldky Pasha escaped from an attempt against his life today when H bomb placed to blow up tbe train on which he was traveling exploded prematurely. The bomb destroyed n larije section of track. Tlie premier'.? train preceded after the track was repaired. Young People Invited to We«k End Services We*» Plains Preacher Town's Busiest Citizen WEST PLAINS. Mo. (UP)—The FPV. jnlio James S. "Jimmy" Johnson. The First Natiorul Bank closed ' odtst, First Baptist. First Christian _. on Oct. JO, J931. already has about as many The young people of the city arcljobs as an overage man csn han- jspeclally Invited to attend the die. has been given a tv>w one. He has been mad? West Plains Chief of Police, and will hive to carry on the work in ndd'tlon to his. tasks as minister of the oel. carpentfr and furniture deal- r. The R*y. Johnson will tak? the services over trie week-end which »re sponsored by the five cooperative churches in the Church Loyalty campaign. Service.? will be held at the First and Lake Street Meth' Brothers Who Fonfht for South Die on Sane Day CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., May 6. (UP>—Two brothers. Confederate veterans, died at their homes within 24 hours of each other .. They were E. J. Wood. 93, of Union, and William R. Wood, 91, of Earlysvllle. Before the hour for the funeral of the elder brother was set the younger nian died. I and First Pi*sbyterian churches to- j night at 7:45 o'clock. There will be spedal music at all services. "Getting By" U the subject Dr. Homer A. Strong, visiting minister «t the First Christian church has selected for his sermon tonight. Dr. Strong and Roscoe Morris will sing a duet. There was an old fashioned testimonial meeting last night at the Lake Street Methodist church featured with the singing of "The Old Time Religion." The Hev. C. H. Bumpers, of Dell, who Is In charge of these services, will preach especially U> the yount tonight. ernoon charity salon -In l.he'irn'iifiii: -ston of Solomon Rothschild at' H" Rue Berryer, where .many prominent guests gathered in celebration . of Book We*k to aid needy authors and'their families,. \ .. -' '.. . Gorgulbff entered' the house, pushed through the crowd screarqi- Ing overturned men and women ui his path, and fired -point blank at. the president. . . ;. . ( - Glmi -Blocd Tram/wlon Doumer did not "attempt to" defend himself. He fell into the,arms of two of his 'ministers; Andrd' Pte- - (r! and Augustc CliSmpetier'.''^' Rlbcs. He was wounded in the head and chest. V---' Farrerre and Guichard grappled 1 with the enraged Russian, ;,who emptied his pistol at them, wounding both In the arm. . ';--.!..- Tr.e crowT closed in and threat!»ed to lynch him. ' Doumer was taken to Beau Jon hospital across the street. - ."• :.. At 4:20 p.m. or 11:20 a.m. eastern daylight time a. blood transfiision was performed In'an.effort to save his life. ' •':,.: Professor Gauch;t performed' the transfusion, after which the pfesfc dent underwent an operation for his injuries. Doctors said, however; there was scarcely any hope', ,'h? would survive. . ;.• . , The injuries to Farerre and Guichard were insignificant. The president's son-ln-la»-- -arid his daughters arrived at the'.hosi pital shortly after the shooting "but Doumer was unconscious and mumbling incoherently. BeUeve. Asuasln Insane Premier Andre Tardleu, Chief of Police Jean Chiappe. and many ministers hastened to the hospital. Oorguloff, the assassin, is n doctor who had established himself in Paris. Police believe he had gone temporarily Insane. . '•.'•: Tlie shooting was the 'biggest crime of it* kind in France in a decade. It paralleled ttie attempts to assassinate the late Georges Clemenceau who was wounded twice since the war, and the dramatic assassination 'of the Socialist leadsr Jean Jaures on the. eve of tlic outbreak of tte war In 1914. Doumer, who is 15, has Increased ' greatly in popularity since he became president last June. Hs always remained above.polltlcal quar- (Continued on Pace 3) place of James A. former Bridges, Police Chief who resigned after nearly 9 years of service. The new ch!»f owns and Is pas tor of the Home Mission church, a non-sectarian organization built for those who had no religious affiliations. WEATHER ARKANSAS - Cloudy, thunder- T»i Collector's Record Good showers In v.-rst Saturday local portion tonight, tbundershowers, cooler In northwest. Accordlrw to the official weather observer, Charles Phillip^ jr., the . MARBLEHEAD. Mass. (UP) — I maximum temperature here During his 17 years as Marbtehead'slterday wis 83 djgrtes and the t«jr collector. J. Hoooer Martin has i minimum 63 degrees, cloudv. Today been directed to collect a total of $5,490,964.23. Of that amount, he has collected tt.42UTS.16. a year ago the maximum .temperature was «! digrees and the minimum, C2 degrees, cloudy.

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