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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - April 19, 1937, Blytheville, Arkansas Blytheville courier news the dominant newspaper of Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri to. Xxxiv no. 27 Blytheville Courter Blytheville Herald Blytheville daily news Mississippi Valley Leach Quot Blyth Fri dlr Arkansas. Monday. April in. Ult single copies five cent Neutral warships guard Spain a coasts president will to Toi deficit administration be will 11 car draft Sag Quot i of i a a d e is of Mes Caruthersville feels three Earth tremors Caruthersville. three distinct Earth tremors were Felt Here at 7 of clock last night. They were Only a few seconds apart and apparently were of local origin. So far As could be Learned Here the tremors were Felt Only in the territory near Caruthersville and adjacent to the Mississippi River. No report of the Earth quake being noticed at Hayti or Braggadocio was received Here. a or Corr Street action Washington. April j White House sail i was certain that Roosevelt a special message to emigre s 19 up to a that president budget Relief this week will court upholds or Quot ant definite economies in govt rement spending for the 1937-38 fiscal year. Presidential aides declined however to estimate the savings which or. Roosevelt Hopes to effect by cutting Down on unemployment Aid and retrenchment of expenditures the development came As president Roosevelt faced with a mounting deficit for the current fiscal year. Called ten administration and fiscal aides to the White Home for a final late afternoon conference on tile budget Relief message. Those summoned to the White hem1 to hear or Roosevelt read the first draft of his message a re vice president John n. Garner. Secret Ary of Treasury Henry m a i Anthau or. Acting budget director Daniel Bell. Speaker of the House William b Bankhead. Senti t c majority Leader Joseoh t Rob 1 Inson. Senator Pat Harrlson dem. Miss a senator James f Byrnes dem. S. Cd House majority Leader Sam Rayburn dem. Tex. Rep Edward t. Taylor dem col and pen. Robert dough ton t dem. N. C the conference was scheduled at 5 45 pm. After or. Roosevelt returns from throwing Cut the first Ball to open the 1937 baseball season. Rues policy Holder had r get to dispose of insurance proceeds Little Holland girl has spinal meningitis Holland Tucker. Two year old daughter or or. And mrs. Woodrow Tucker has spinal meningitis in the contagious form physicians decided yesterday it the Blytheville Hospital where she was taken for diagnosis. The child was returned to her Home Here immediately after the diagnosis. She became ill three Days ago and was taken to Blytheville after her physician diagnosed the Case but wanted a More Complete test. The tuckers lived on the Arnold Severn farm one and a half Miles North of Holland. This is tile first Case of this disease Here in several years. There was an epidemic of infantile paralysis in this Section last summer. Body of crash victim returned to Russellville Galveston tex., april 19 a up a the body of it. A e Livingston today was Enro Ute to Russellville Ark Livingston drowned april 7 when his air plane crashed in the Gull of Mexico the body was washed ashore yesterday. The lieutenant was the son of or. And mrs. J. A. Livingston. Russellville. Ark mtg it e Rock. April 19 up a the state supreme court today up head the. Right of an insurance policyholder to dispose of the proceeds of his policy after death by will and Cut off the benefits that others would have received us beneficiaries of the policy tile Case was from Clark county. Where the will of the Lute j. H. Pedron was contested by mrs j. H Pedron who had been named the beneficiary in two $1,000 . Mrs Pedron appealed from the circuit court ruling which upheld the will of her late husband in giving the bulk of his estate to a daughter Jamie the couple had been separate Tor several months prior to Pedroni a death the higher tribunal in affirming Che lower courts action asserted that the beneficiary named in the insurance policies had no vested j right in the policies As Long As the insured was alive and that the insured might by the terms of his will dispose of the benefits from the policies at his death without giving notice to the insurance Coni Nav of his intention to change the beneficiary. In a second insurance Case the court held that the manager for the insurance department of a business firm in which a group insurance policy had been issued to employees lacked the authority to change the beneficiary of any employee insured under the group cont tract. The Case was from Pulaski Chan i very court where the children of i Charles e Potter secured a decree for payment to them of the pro a coeds from a $3, policy. The j policy named Mathilda Potter the first wife of the deceased As the i beneficiary but she died and Potter remarried without changing the beneficiary named in the policy Day s judiciary hearing Short 0 ill one fins at witness Testi-20 minute ses Sion Washington april 19. Up the Senate judiciary committee ended its hearing for today after an unprecedentedly Brief 20-minute session. There were indications that Public testimony on the presidents court plan will conclude this week today s hearing session was the briefest the committee has held sine a it started Public testimony. The Only witness called was Alan Lindburg new York Stock broker a Nephew of gov. Herbert Lehman j of new York and related to sew i tary of Treasury Henry Morgen Thau or Linburg opposed the court program As a step toward dictatorship. After Brief questioning Linburg was excused and the committee recessed for the Day. The brie Ness of the session increased indications that testimony taking will conclude this week probably Friday with the committee then commencing secret consideration of the president s Bill Burh at Bassett for electrocuted Slayer governors brother is named to state Job Little Rock apr 19 up the appointment of Marvin Bailey brother of gov. Carl e Bailey As assistant superintendent of male attendants at the state Hospital a annoy in Duxia by or Joseph Roe Bailey is a former resident of Batesville. Bailey succeeds Herbert Mccauley. Who was named superintendent replacing Joe Smith who was discharged. Pem Scot girl badly injured Lomu Edwards victim of one of a series of week end Auto accidents e pays visit Here by mrs invitation to Blytheville to attend Memphis carnival s i London streets will he a riot of red White Blue and Gilt at the height of the Coronation festivities in mid May. Street decorations for the old Eirv of London Are being tried oui above the set piece incorporates the City coat of arms and National colors. The Bunting flanking downward will be festooned across the Street Arkansas scores Bassett Ark. Funeral services were held at Bassett cemetery saturday morning for Roy Wilburn Eatmon. 24, who was electrocuted at Nashville Tenn. Friday morning for the hold up murder of a Tennessee filling station attendant. Eatmon lived in the Carson r i u were Brilt of and to Lake Community until he moved i the Point with or. Bacherig presenting mayor Williams with an in r rave ii my to Memphis last year shortly before the crime for which he was executed he leaves a widow two a a Moll children his Mother a sister and three Brothers. Hit with tour directors Caruthersville. To several persons were Hurt in Highway accidents in this Section Friday saturday and sunday nights the Mast seriously injured appeared to be miss Lorane Edwards of this City. Who was Hurt saturday night miss Edwards is in a critical condition in thu methodist Hospital at Memphis with a dislocated hip a fractured Pelvis Bone. And a leg injury sustained when an Iron Rod penetrated her leg near the hip and protruded near tin knee she was driving an automobile on Highway til Between new mad j rid and Sikeston when a tire blew i out tile automobile careening it to the Highway into a ditch Frankie Cunningham also of Caruthersville sustained a wrenched Back and i and mrs Ted Martin of Hayti also occupants of the car were slightly bruised sunday night on Highway 84 Between Caruthersville and Hayti. Three ant mobiles figured in a collision. Buddy Cowan driving Paul Howard a automobile drove into the rear of a machine driven by four swooped Down miss jewel mass and his Auto then the Northwest careened across the Highway and struck sheriff John hosiery car travelling in the opposite direction Howard Riding with Gowan. Sustained cuts about the face and head while Gowan was slightly Hurt and miss Moss was bruised to slav was not Hurt but his car was sightly damaged automobiles of the others were damaged All Are residents it Caruthersville Friday night four persons sustained bruises and suffered from a Shock when their automobile collided with an automobile transport at the intersection of highways 61 and 84 near Hayti the Auto transport struck their machine broadside As it entered the intersection and carried it 50 or 75 feet along the Road before it swung free into a ditch. The tractor of the Auto transport burned nit its cargo of automobiles was saved. Youth struck on head by baseball succumbs Huning. Ark apr 19 up George Knotts 18. Today died of the injury suffered when he was hit on Hie head during a Basilian game sunday. Knolls was batting Ami was struck Oil the Temple by a Ball pitched by Howard Pierce. Ii in Chi not finish the game but walked to town complaining of a severe headache a physician said death was caused by a fractured Skull. Geek to exclude t our Powers join in patrol designed to keep strife localized i of King Slayer Iii violinist agent hold As of Prett n curb i arriving in Blytheville ahead of schedule and leaving behind schedule the Memphis Cotton carnival s Good will air tourists presented mayor Marion Williams of Blytheville with a key to Memphis and urged Blytheville residents not to miss the 1937 Cotton carnival which will open tuesday May la. Travelling m the commercial appeals Swift Bec Craft plane. The party of Ion Blytheville from a 10 55 of clock. Five minutes after circling landed it the new York apr 19 Mitscha Ross Swarthy booking agent admitted today that he struck pretty Ledlova 24-year-old night violinist who was fatally in a rehearsal studio but that a she lilt me first a a Ross statement police claimed the crime less than 24 after the girls body a behind draperies in the proot tunes Square studio up Broadway to police Tania i club beaten added ahead of schedule. Tile City the plane municipal Airport Les Bacherig chairman of the Good will tour Dixon Robinson chairman of the general Contact committee of the Cotton carnival. Robert Talley staff writer of the commercial Appeal and Pilot George Stokes composed the party formalities officers closing Stock prices new York. Apr. 19 up a trading on the new York Stock Exchange lagged at the lightest Levels of the year today. Price changes were irregular and Uhl and travel Bureau directors of american automobile association clubs in 25 or More j Middle Western and Eastern cities left Here sunday morning for St. I Louis with enthusiastic Praise for tile highways hospitality and natural and Man made attractions of Arkansas to the of which they had week of motor travel. The travellers nearly number. Were guests night of the Blytheville of Commerce and of Noble owner of the hotel before departing for St Highway Engineer. Who accompanied the tourists on their trip through the state c. W Werthan managing director of Rocky Mountain motorists lire. Denver col. Louis a. Weber travel Counselor of the Cincinnati automobile club mrs. Esther Fischer of the acquaintance t travel department of tin Milkau devoted a Kee motor club and others. Miss Lorena Pollard of Zanesville Ohio was particularly impressed with the states future possibilities not Only from the standpoint of its tourist attractions but its Opportunity for Industrial development a you have absolutely 50 in saturday chamber Crawford Noble. Louis Well in Tell you Row. A t. And to. 168 Anaconda Copper. 57 1-8 Beth. Steer. 90 1-2 Chrysler. 116 1-2 coca cola. 160 Gen electric. 54 3-4 Gen motors. 59 1-8 int Harvester. 106 3-4 Mckesson Robbins. 14 5-8 Montgomery Ward. 61 n. Y. Central. 49 1-4 Packard. To 3-8 Phillips pet. 57 1-8 radio corp. To 5-8 Simmons bed. 51 7-8 Standard of n. A. 69 1-8 Texas corp. U. S. Steel. 91 u. S. Smelting. Ill 1-8 onite. By bib Burns Chicago wheat open May 132 1-2 jul 121 3-4 High Low 134 7-8 13f 1-2 122 3-4 121 close 136 3-8 121 3-8 this seems to be the age of nervous breakdowns but i done to think Iii Ever suffer from that jest simply because in be made up my mind not to worry about any-1 thing until i get to it most peo who have nervous breakdowns Kiel the kind who can to sleep at night for thinking about All the work they have to do the next Day. I have one nervous Uncle Down Home who won t last Long if he Don t Start Takin things a Little easier. Dunn Harvest season or wakes his lured hands up and Early monday morning has break last at four of clock and he tells a in a there it is monday morning a tomorrow is tuesday and the next Day wednesday that a the whole week half gone and nothing done Chicago Corn of Jan msw126 1-2 i jul 118 3-4 High 128 7-8 119 Low 126 1-2 117 1-2 close 127 1-4 117 1-2 livestock fast St up a hogs top 10 30 170-230 lbs Louis receipts 111. Apr 16,000 19 Lusio 25 Light weights 7.15-10 15 bulk sows 9.40-965 cattle receipts 3,200 steers 8.75-1100 Slaughter steers 7.00-1375 mixed Lefers und yearlings 7 50-9 75 Slaughter heifers 6 75-11 00 beef cows 5 50-7 00 cutters Ami Low cutters 3.75-5 00 sunday morning they were taken on a Brief trip around Blytheville which included a visit to Walker Park and Fairgrounds. Lake Arkansas without exception the visitors expressed pleasure and Surprise at the reception accorded them throughout the state and at the Fine roads and the Fine facilities for the entertainment of tourists which they found everywhere they went. Al Brown special Field representative of the National touring Bureau a a a., with Headquarters at Washington d. expressed the general sentiment when he Caid that if there had been any a hesitancy in the past to route tourists through Arkansas it had been eliminated by the week s u3ur. The tour directors expressed ,. _ a a a a themselves As especially pleased 11 a it a a a. A 1if i he nut whig i with the reception accorded them by Blytheville and the hotel no j Hie. The dinner saturday night at the Noble at which they were joined by about 40 local business men was the last event on the tour program and to All appearances it brought the week s journey through Arkansas to a highly satisfactory conclusion. The dinner was excellent and the program which included a minimum of speech making was enthusiastically applauded Hie entertainment was furnished by adduced dance pupils of miss Marjorie Moffet and by the glee club of the Iochi negro school. Tell of Blytheville b. A Lynch was toastmaster land Max b. Reid and c. Cd. Smith told the visitors briefly something of the resources and develop e very thing she said a and i heavily am convinced that in a few years Arkansas will become known As one of the richest states in tile Union a she pointed out the need for bigger automobile clubs and full cooperation with other clubs As a Means of bringing More tourists to the state she said the state already has Good facilities for handling tourist Trade and that such conveniences As we now have will mean a great Deal in bringing Back visitors who have already been Here h n Baar of St Louis manager of the travel Bureau of the Missouri Auto club said he was most impressed with the desire of everybody in Arkansas to cooperate a people Here have the right Outlook and this will prove a valuable asset in building Good will a a he Aid William Harrison Furlong. Sari representative of the National Highway commission of the Republic of Mexico said that he was no stranger in Arkansas As he had visited Here Many times Over a it period of years i Ain gratified at the state s Progress i it articular by in highways and travel facilities he said each time i return to Arkansas i find More has been elaborately wrapped package containing a Large wooden key. Of hand to Welcome the air tourists besides mayor Williams were j men Brooks and Hugh Harbert vice president of the local chamber of Commerce w j Wunderlich. President of the Lions club chief of police de Rice. J. P Holland. Local merchant. Erie Bollard. Earl Wimberly. Don Sammons Bill Crews and Raymond Bomar. The Airport made Muddy by overnight Rains presented difficulties for the air tourists. Tile Tail we Heel on the plane locked when it landed and some trouble was encountered in taxiing the ship Pilot Stokes passengers were brought to the hangar in a cur. Stokes replenished his fuel Supply while his passengers chatted with the greeters and then snapped a picture As Bacherig and mayor Williams went through the motions of the key presentation again. It seemed doubtful As of the loaded ship barely Uble to get flying Speed As it rolled j Down the Muddy runway would Clear the Field but finally it lift j cd and the Cotton carnival tourists soared away at 200 Miles an hour. Before reaching Here the tourists leaving Memphis at 5 30 o clock this morning had visited Dyersburg Tenn Paducah by. And Poplar Bluff to. Leaving Here they still had stops at Forrest City and Helena Ark Greenville and Aberdeen miss., and Jackson. Tenn. Ahead of them shed hours i found sound yesterday. La ought Here from Mountain Vale n where he was found Iii a Drunken stupor at the Home it ills estranged wife Ross was kept ignorant of the fact that miss Ledlova had died. He said that he and the girl were in the studio together. They quarrelled he admitted Over Iii. It t tenuous to her. Which the girl lad found unwelcome a she lilt me first Quot lit she hit my Putli a stick or some Don t remember. Then i i Don t remember wine thing. I hit her with m police Ammer e badly damaged Simon building and drug store also of fires born m scenes two fires yesterday morning and one this morning damaged a residence second floor apartment in the business Section and a drug store. A residence occupied by the e. B. Woodson Fil mily and owned by mrs Farnsworth Black 915 Hearn Street ans damaged heavily by fire about to 45 of clock sunday morning. A spark was said to have ignited a dry Shingle said the weapon was to j found Iii the studio. Inspector Michael Mcdermott Aid Ross would be charged with i murder on the basis of i admissions. A. B. A. Council opens meeting at hot Springs hot Springs Alk april 19 it up american Bankers ass a it Ion is executive Council today opened its annual meeting. The Council was to hold three Days of executive meetings association president Tom k Smith St Louis presided As ill the past the Council a expected to map ii program for the association s annual me Ting in Boston later this year. Report will be made by presidents of sections and divisions that of the american Institute of banking will lie delivered by Henry Verdelin Minneapolis nation ii Banks. W. F. Augustine. Boston state Banks h m. Chamberlain. Salt Lake City Utah savings. Noble r Jones St. La uis state securities Theodore p Cramer or. Portland. Ore. And trusts Blaine b Coles Portland London. April 19. Up warships or great Britain. France German and Italy and official observers o Many nations took up posts today off the coasts of Spain and on the Spanish frontiers of France and Portugal. At Midnight Greenwich unit 6 p in c s t they w ill Start in the name of 27 european nations Tho first Effort Ever mad to confine a War by physical Means within Tho limits of the territory in which it is being fought the ships and men Are intended to keep what is called Quot the Little world War from becoming a big world War. By the plan worked out by the International nun intervention committee Here British and French hips a it ill patrol coasts controlled. I by tin nationalists and German and italian ships will patrol coasts controlled by the loyalists. Will supervise shipping along the French Frontier there will be 130 Neutral observers and i along tin portuguese f roil ties la j British observers. There will be ten observers it Gibraltar. At Coo a tool ports along the Atlantic and Mediterranean coasts outside Spain will be another 550 observers. Ships of All 27 nations signatory to the non intervention agreement must report at these control i ports on their Way to Spain and. Take aboard observers who will Aej company them to Spanish ports and said 1 supervise the disembarkation of j a eagers and goods thus the Powers Hope to shut i Oil nearly All if not All of the vol Jun tears and War munitions which h a pc readied i months. Spain in past bombard Madrid apr. Bat Ter if s begun a Merit Dav. Madrid 19 up heavy rebel bom by idol Madrid at 3 45 p. M localising numerous casualties. Roof. Damage to Ute House was j he is a a a a a by b. A Lynch Blytheville i Leiai legislation. Robert m Haines. Win of $1,000, with and clothing Kent o. Up Ray Novotny Kent state University basketball coach and former Holder of the state scoring record in football. Won a bet by throwing a football through a regulation gym ring rom a distance of 15 Yards. In Etc York Cotton new cot ton hold two on coast for Prescott robbery los Angeles. Cal. Anni 19 up a Federal officers Tod a held John Kleinchester 25, and holler m Minton. 28, for questioning in connection with a Bank robbery in Prescott am., March 30 Kleinchester und Minton denied j Points any knowledge of the robbery they May july Ort dec Jan March spots fourteen York apr dosed steady open High 1349 1351 1325 1320 1320 1324 17 up 1356 1352 1327 1320 1321 1324 Low 1324 1323 1300 1292 1297 1298 close 1325 1323 1300 1292 1297 1298 estimated in excess household furniture also damaged. An apartment on the second i floor of the Simon building main and second streets was damaged i when an Oil stove flame ignited Woodwork. The up Artim it was occupied by a or Russell and family. Tile fire was confined to one room Bol urn s drug store suffered damage from a fire that soldered for awhile and then died out. It was already out when the store was opened Tor business this morning but the storeroom was filled with smoke an electric motor in a freezing compartment behind the soda Fountain or a wire Short circuited apparently starting a fire that practically destroyed an ice Cream j and Box a Cash Register and dam-1 of aged part of the Fountain Ackbar und equipment. Stop Salem n and taxation Charles h. Mylander Columbus o it hold services today for w. C. Bradsher Paragould Ark will be held this afternoon William Claude Bradsher Cotton ginner and banker died saturday morning at Home Here following a heart tack. Operator of the company Here and gins at red onion uth and Risco or. A past president of director of Trust services for 45. Who his it Valley Gin interested in Leonard car Bradsher was the Arkansas the Security Bank company chairman the Greene county closed quiet at 1385, off new Orleans Cotton ment of Blytheville and missis were taken into custody in a Beer Sippi county. A h Wilson presi parlor Dent of the chamber of com i Pierce spoke a Brief a a goodbye it. The end of the evening. Among the visitors who spoke a few i words were William Mccomb i Mulla King director of the recently organized Arkansas automobile club James h Rhyne Arkansas to 13 re acted More than May Seward Alaska up a sur july vey of salaries paid Alaska teach i oct ers showed the average for High i dec school teachers was $1 662 26 and Jan primary teachers $1 542 89 Rural March teachers got less than $30 under i spots lie latter figure fifteen. New Orleans apr 19 up a liquidation preceding first notice Day broke the bulling Cotton Market today and it a based 5 lower. The Market $1 50 u Bale open High Low close 1333 1344 1311 1311 1340 1345 1316 1315 1318 1320 1296 1 296 1324 1324 1300 1302 1326 1326 1304 lio4 1330 1330 1308 1308 closed quiet it 1350. Off Otto Cummings retains place As game Warden Otto Cummings of this City w As one of 12 game wardens re appointed by the state game and Ash commission yesterday at Little Rock. Cummings has had Many years experience. The commission no tiled 24 new game wardens and reappointed half As Many who were previously in the service after a five Day de Lay due to disagreement Over some of the posts. The commission announced it i would Institute a Campaign for strict enforcement of the states game Laws. Democratic Central committee and a director of the Paragould baseball dub. He leaves his wife mrs. Mamie Bradsher two daughters mrs. 8am Weiner of Jonesboro and mrs. Leonard Scruggs of St. Louis a son. Ray Bradsher three Sisters. Mrs. A s. Mcbride of Marmaduke. Mrs. Gid Williams of Paragould and mss Jock Bullard of Little Rock and four Brothers the Rev. I a Bradsher of Polo. Mo., a p. And Al Bradsher of Keiser Armand j l. Bradsher of Lake City they sent Over shells at intervals of two minutes concentrating their artillery fire on streets Iii the Center of the capital Aire adv battered by Many shellings in the protracted siege. I loyalist artillery immediately returned the fire and the duet 0 big guns rocked the capital. The rebel bombardment marked Tho eighth consecutive Day that the capital has been shelled. Loyalists in a vigorous drive to oust nationalists from their menacing hold on Teruel province Iii Eastern Central Spain claimed successes on two sectors it was asserted officially that the loyalists captured Bron Raal s and Monterde 25 Miles West of Teruel attacked toward Celada North of Teruel. Against stiff resist Mica. And bombed Bridges Oil the Highway and Railroad leading from Zaragoza to Teruel on the nationalists main line of Supply i Ruck Driver held after Highway Accident a Man whose name was Given As John Vandiver was jailed by Deputy sheriff Arch Lindsey today after he had received first Aid treatment at the Blytheville Hospital for slight injuries sustained in a Highway Accident near Surbro Early this morning. Vandiver w is said to have been the Driver of a truck that figured j in a Accident with an automobile. Sunday morning cars driven by j w. O Bickerstaff fireman and j Otto scrape or. Collided at the intersection of Walnut and tenth j streets. Both automobiles were considerably damaged but Ocee 1 pants of the machines escaped j injury Bickerstaff was on his Way to i a fire and travelling North on tenth Street while Young scrape was driving East on Walnut. To St a Tau Circum it handing is 39 fee a Renee it tree in if the weather a Stockton. Cal. Up a cupid is trying to outrun the Reno divorce Mill Here. On a recent saturday afternoon marriage licenses and intentions to Wen were issued at the rat5 of one every 12 minutes. A Karma. And tues and Centre Memphis and night ii re tues Pesature tonight what warmer to the maximum yesterday was f partly Cloud wit rainfall last no Samuel f not right observer. Wirtly Cloudy warmer i onions tues Toni n nor Fay. Pal r totem on kind mature Here in in urn 60, of an Inch Ecol Ding to a Ini weather

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