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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - December 12, 1932, Blytheville, Arkansas Served the i1 United press Blytheville courier news the Domin ant newspaper of North East Arkansas and Southeast Missouri vol. Xxix no. 228 Blytheville daily news Blytheville courier. Mississippi Valley Leader Blytheville Herald. Arkansas monday ski pm Dou a m2 Home edition single copies five cent boy of is arrested on murder charge in Memphis couple murdered in b bedroom to meet debt Bodge worker i a army of Sci Taik matches on Iii Ricks seen. Is tense As police and wife slain and soldiers j u a r d a Amsl disorders. Paris dec. 12. Up Premier edouard Herriot in a dramatic plea to the chamber of deputies declared today that for France to default on its debt payment to the United states would be Dishonour and urge that the payment be made with reservations. His speech interrupted several times by heckling cries of a a done to pay a cent from the itched and packed House outside 2,-000 police guarded against disorderly demonstrations and Strong guards were placed around the. United states embassy Consul ate and the Home of ambassador Walter Edge. Republican guards with gleaming bayonets stood like statues inside the chamber in their Brilliant Scarlet and Blue uniforms Plain clothes detectives lingered in the corridor and on stairways. Herriot advised the chamber that lie intends to ask a vote of Confidence on the government s plan for paying with reservations we must avoid the isolation which surely would follow default a he said. U. S. Reject. Reservations Washinton. Dec. 12. It up a fundamental clash Between British and american views on debts today placed in doubt the payment of $95,550,000 that London owes on december 15. In an Exchange of notes last night Britain offered payment As an Advance on a future debt settlement. Secretary of state Stimson refused on these terms. He held that the 1923 debt agreement must be kept intact until properly revised. Officials beloved that Britain would not default because it Weule endanger her own National credit standing. Representative Treadway. Democrat. Massachusetts raised that Issue in the House holding the United states could not accept payment from Britain on the terms offered. The state department mad Public meantime the debt note delivered by Lithuania last saturday. It pleaded poverty and declared that Lithuania received no actual Money but Only advances of goods from the United states. While sleeping apparently were clubbed to death with p Ieese of i a by Plank. Memphis. Dec. 12 up a 39-Yeur-old Bridge worker anti his wife were found Murch red in their a fitment at noon. They were identified As or. And mrs William t Whitworth Whitworth had been employed us a Reamer for the Virginia Bridge and Iron company since april 1920 the couple wus discovered by u Nephew who Rome to the residence just How Long they had been dead not determined immediately. Inspector will Griffin. Detective sergeant Otis Caldwell and Cap lain Frank i is son of the mein pills police department opened in investigation. The Only weapon in the bedroom where the murdered couple found a heavy piece of Plank police Are working on the theory they were clubbed to death while they slept the bodies were found in the front bedroom. Whitworth in bed in his underwear it appeared that he had received a violent blow on the head and face mrs. Whitworth found on the floor. She Ulso covered with blood and apparently had been struck with the same instrument that killed her husband. Refuses to name Man who shot him in head Fob t Joo in Cabinet virginian Boit e i Roost Vii s first for if Mirtoni inane Tai Post. The Vanguard of a new Bonus army la arriving in Washington. The Mil organizing the new March says Knox veterans will make up teens plan Calls for a March to tile Capitol rile committee is headed by Quot Central hunk Ami file Cordule new army. Lite commit John Pace. Detroit communist the main b of a Fla summer is Minnied Hor to ii a and his re Ivill a Follower. To Iki Nath one of Contin food. Rut of in new Bonus army would demand disarmament Vatican City dec. 12 up a the United states must insist on disarmament in return for any Concession to Europe on debts the official Vatican Organ said today in an article reviewing the \ a debt claims. Yew y Ork Cotton new Cotton York. Dec chewed steady. 12 up open High Low close dec 580 585 579 581 Jan 580 591 579 579 March 595 603 590 594 May 606 613 599 604 july 616 623 609 615 act 635 642 629 632 spots closed at 595, up 5. Quiet. Marked thee Ark dec. 12 up it a a gambling quarrel blamed today by officers for the probably fatal shooting of Hugh Luttrell 39. Who recently acquitted of murder charges in the fatal shooting of four at Lepanto. Conflicting stories told by Luttrell and his wife were being investigated by officers. Luttrell denied that the Man named by i ii wife As his assailant the one responsible for his wound. He refused to name the one who ared the shot yesterday afternoon officers said the affair the result of a gambling argument in which several men participated Luttrell shot in the head and the Bullet lodged in his neck misting hts brain. Members of his family removed him from his Horn at Broadmouth to the veterans Hospital Al Memphis. His condition is critical. Mrs. Sue Mason Bies at age is services held ibis afternoon for old resident of Blytheville. M Kear asks inquiry into Bonus trouble Washington. Dec. 12 up a n lint iou for investigation it it niger a Lam us riots during which tanks and Federal troop. Were used to evict veterans wits in tin 1 of hate today a r red senator Ursa. S Ftp Kellar de Aux Uil i sew Orleans Cotton sew Orleans dec 12 up it a Cotton closed steady. Open High Low close dec 579 585 579 583 Jan 580 579 582 March 589 600 587 592 May 598 611 598 603 july 610 620 608 612b oct 629 639 628 632 spots closed at 588. Up 7, steady. Toston Stock prices a t. And to. 107 1-8 Anaconda copper.8 Auburn. 46 Caterpillar tractor. 7 1-8 Chrysler. 16 5-8 cities service. 3 coca cola. 75 3-8 Continental baking 4 1-8 general electric. 15 5-8 general motors. 13 3-4 Middle West utilities. 1-4 Montgomery Ward 14 new York central.22 1-2 Packard. 2 3-4 radio. 5 1-2 Simmons Beds. 8 Standard of n. J.31 3-8 to it co. 14 3-4 u. S. Steel. 32 5-8 Chicago wheat Chicago dec. 12 up a wheat closed december 45 3-8 july 49 1-8 Extension expert will demonstrate meat curing Osceola Ark a a series of meal curing demonstrations by W. Muldow. State Extension animal Husbandman has been arranged by county agent s. D. Carpenter to begin december 19. When a demonstration will be held at Luxora of a 30 of clock in the marring. Another demonstration will be held Tho same Day beginning a it i 30 p At new Liberty. Othe. Are scheduled for e b Woodall s Home december 20. At 9 30 a Etowah. Dec. 20 at i 30 p Shawnee school building at Joiner. Dec 21, at 9 30 a m., and Whit ton school building. Dee. 2. At i 30 p. M Shawnee school closed by boiler explosion Joiner school is in session at Shawnee consolidated school Here today us a result of the bursting of a Boller in the main building about 6 of clock Friday morning. School authorities said the boiler being repaired and regular classes will be resumed possibly u Morrow or by wednesday at the latest. The building empty fat tile time of the explosion except for the janitor who unhurt. St Gilt damage resulted to the building. The gymnasium is heated by another Plant. The opening ame of the basketball season scheduled for Friday night celled off by the visiting team because of the cold weather and difficulty in driving through the sleet and rain at night from Earl to Joiner. Funeral services were held at the St Stephen episcopal Church this afternoon for mrs 8uc ii Mason. To Long a prominent resident of this City who died at the Blytheville Hospital saturday night mrs. Mason taken 111 about ten Days ago with influenza and after developing pneumonia removed from the Goff hotel where she made her Home to t in Hospital. The Rev. Edwin Sakiti. Of my in Phis an intimate Friend of the family conducted services and the remains will be placed on the Early morning train to be sent to Leeds Summit mo., for burial pallbearers were j. E. Critz. E m Terry z. A Mccuistion Otto Kochtitzky a. B Fairfield and Fred Warren. Miss Cora Lee Coleman will go to St. Louis where she will but met in the mar nine by relatives of mrs. Mason who will accompany vile remains to Lee s Summit. The deceased the widow of he late Sam o. Mason who bedded Here for a number of years. Aiu r his death mrs. Mason moved away or a time but later returned to her former Home and had lived Here for 21 years. She born at Point pleasant to. Despite her age the unusually Active and took a leading Lait in Church and civic affairs n which so interested. Sin a sort of a Mother Quot to members of the business and profes-1 tonal women a club being an honorary member and always attending their meetings. Two week ago some of the members assisted her in celebrating her 80th birthday. Mrs. Mason had no near rein-1 elves. A Niece. Miss Bessie Sharp resides in St. Ixia is a Nephew. Will Reinhardt is of Oakland. Cal., and a Cousin Charles Ramsey. Lives at Maplewood. To. Mrs. K. M Braun and daughter miss Ellen of this City Are cousins of the late or. Mason. The Cobb undertaking company is in charge of arrangements. F suicides in Cele now rovers Northern Hrolf of country from Pacific to Atlantic. Washington Hee 12 up pre ii Cut Elk it in Rev it no a a a for his a new Deal Quot As applied to j the banking world by pm it n t senator Carter Glass if Virginia a Collaborator in the Federal r serve act. As hts Secretary of the Treasury. Names of Likely Cabinet a a win Bro ii g t Buck to a Hungt it Over tin week end by cd i t Fri a i1 cd governor Roosevelt Many had i conferred with the p pc. D it i l in in warm Springs. A. And Albuit i n y i while the door left t pen in i All eases Rome reported Roosevelt thinking favourably of an official family which in addition to senator Glass would to Nulud Newton i. Baker of Ohio j ii w Davis of new York George dem of Utah mum Frances Perkins and j i Strain of new York governor Roosevelt is said to a Coq rectally anxious to have ten it mass As his Secretary of the Trees Iii t in of ids Friend reported miss perk ins n a York St vie in i dust Ria i c Nim sooner. Continues to it fast re blvd consider d for Secretary of labor. Straus a i trolled for Secretary of a Long standing per of the president elect dem of Utah continue a n run comm Rcd. Mil Frie id governor d to be a h ii n s himself while Wail my he tradition for $ i Coo Khz theft. Would suffer big los in Sale of Cotton new Washington. Dec. 12 Upit a loss of $63,000,000 would result if the american Cotton co operative association sold its government stabilization purchases at present prices the Shannon House committee told today. E. F. Creekmore vice president and general manager of the association made the estimate of such a loss in appearing before the committee which is investigating government Competition with private business. New York. Dec. 12. Up it a Walter Clyde Davis. 50. Until last june a wealthy and influential col Rado banker committed suicide in his cell at police Headquarters today while awaiting extradition on charges of embezzling $1,000,000. He charged with taking the Money from the Colorado Spring building and loan association cd which he president id had been arrested by detectives who had seen his picture in a detective Story Magazine a turnkey making his rounds saw Davis head showing a pc a trip of Metal Between the two doors in his cell. He thought he of id ing on the door Frame. The turnkey investigated and saw Davis hanging from n n he had made from his Necktie and from a higher Barr Flo authorized to suspend Spur service St. Louis. To Al Thorn to suspend service on eleven Spur lines including two serving parts of mis j sisal i county. Arkansas has been Given the Frisco Railroad by Federal judge c b. Faris the Road said it did not int Noto abandon the lines permanently and that trucks would be used to handle freight if the into state Commerce commission would permit it. Among the Spur lines on which service is to be suspended Are til ohs from Deckerville in Poinsett county Arkansas to Evadale Junction. In Mississippi county when Hie a i operating deficit of $9,357 in 1931, and from Tyronza Junction in Poinsett county to West Rige in Mississippi county which had a deficit of $12,182 in 1931. 1933 City Auto tags Are Green and White Blytheville City car tags for 1933 have White numerals and letters with a Light Green background. The first shipment of the now to s has arrived at the office of Sidney Craig City clerk. Or. Craig says the Only Blytheville motorists May expect to escape fines by United press Winters first blizzard mantled the nation with Snow today and added new a Pic Tod a to tile Saga of Man s endless tight a min t the elements. Snow fell from California and the Rocky mountains where record Low temperatures were Rex irked. To the Atlantic Seaboard virtually the Quot a tire Northern half of til country Felt Hie storms Rigours. Most dramatic of the incidents growing out of the storm the fight of a five Man c ast guard Crew that Rode out the Gale that whipped Lake Ere into fury. Tile storm brought perils to the nation aviators two National guard flyer were killed in a crash in new Jersey but the Accident not attributed directly to the storm. A be con i plan with two men aboard in sing on u flight from Burlington. Itto Covington. A. The plane s route through an area tilled with swirling Snow suffering ave re in California cities where houses Are ill equipped for Low temperatures. In Arkansas two deaths were directly attributed to the weather. Jean anymore of Cotter. Ark., school girl killed when her sled struck by an automobile and w Erwin Rodgers 28. Former Tupelo mtw., Auto Salesman found Frozen to death near of Quot Ola a Robinson named to inauguration committee Washington. Dec. 12 up a senator Robinson Democrat Arkansas today supplanted senator Moses. Republican. New Hampshire As chairman of the Senate committee to arrange for the inauguration next March 4 of president elect Roose Veff and vie president elect Garner. Moses asked to be relieved and vice president Curtis named Robinson. Files suit to collect on insurance policy John Louie Lane has flied suit in circuit court on a pauper s oath seeking to Force payment of the face value of a $3,000 insurance policy by the modern Woodmen of America the complaint charges that the policy issued in 1910 arbitrarily cancelled by the defendant fraternal association in 1931. Neill Reed is attorney for the plaintiff. J Mavorite for Secretary of the inter Lorf in recently speculation print i de toward governor Wood Riig of j Kansas As Secretary of agr culture i but considerable doubt i As Arisen recently of he does not go into tie Cabinet Woodring will a certain of Apih ointment to some other Post. 7e first chamber of Commerce Charleston. S. C. Up a the after january will be to have it in i first City chamber of Commerce in a Green and White a America founded Here in 1773. Loner term prisoners saw to Freedom from Mississippi stockade. Parchman. Mks., dec 12 up a seven prisoners in est of the Nerving Long t rim for a Tor crime uses j Zed from Camp number five of the state prison farm by sawing out of the stockade during the night it revealed today. The escape discovered at 4 , when a guard made the rounds authorities do not know How the men Tat mined the saws with which they Cut their in Freedom the break believed led by o. W Winters of Memphis convicted of Bank robbery in Panola county this year and sent need u 15 years. The others who escaped Werr a nov Warden serving a life term for murder. George Walters serving five years for burglary. Henr Bowen serving five years for Rob Bery. James Conner serving seven years for burglary Woodie Conner serving seven years for burglary. Herbert Tarber Irving 15 years of robbery. Youth near death after fall in extinct Volcano Al Paro. Tex dec. 12. Up a physicians today sought to save the life of Berlyn Brixner. 17. Rescued through the heroic efforts of tax Highway police after a fall it 175 feet yesterday while exploring a extinct Volcano near Aden. N. M Brixner had several broken Bones internal injuries part of his Scalp torn away. And suffered from ten hours exposure in near freezing weather while three officers hurried to his Aid Brixner hurled to the Bottom of the Crater As two companions were lowering him Down the jagged Walls. A Lay unconscious and helpless powerless to Aid. His companions telephoned Here for help. Texas Highway police hurried to the scene and two of them were lowered into the Volcano and brought Lam safely to the surface. J. L. Guard residence suffers fire damage the residence of j. L. Guard. Local jeweler at 121 East Davis Street. Was slightly damaged by fire sunday morning. The Wall in a room of the residence ignited by an overheated stove according Tofu ire chief Roy head who placed the damage loss to tile House at about $100. Reoyo Lowery Bies of knife by of Fexas troops in Oil Fields illegal Warbington dec 12 up governor r s Sterling s use of i or r tit militia to ii Urce ills ii to i i e Trilling product Ion it a rude it in East Texas Fields Iii of Lull it 1931 to Lav found by it supreme court to he to Tim in i la Iii mini use it Hie executive Ati Hority. A i in court affirmed ii a Federal cd in t injunction decree which i in bade my use of the a tall t cops i he 111.rt s Ipin Len deliver jail by chief Hustle Hughes la min fully reviewed Sterling s Iii am i Atli entry into the East Texas nil ii in his refusal to a Brook intr Freri need there. I lug Hen i of lid that the lower j ii Derat court had jurisdiction to intr Recd Iii the cum us it did and to enjoin Sterling from sex reeding his authority under the state Law. No. Bel found i uniter usury to pars Iii this question Iii detail Aud cantered his opinion on tin rights no the Oil producers under the Federal institution shoo too fire it Fayetteville City a largest store and adjoining buildings destroyed by mantes. Fayetteville Ark., i it dec 12 a Impi five men were injured one re Rioual when a Huff million Dollar fire swept buildings in a quare City Block Here today. F t be grave lineman reported in a serious condition at a Hospital Here lie from a broken a lag and buddy injured head he Graves injured when he slip pm d on in ice covered roof and fell two stories to the ground. A student Volunteer fireman a Elam of Prescott severely injured when the ladder he climbing slipped to the icy sidewalk. Fred Karat in. Baker who discovered the lire in the Boston store building said that he in his store when he heard an explosion a i ran out Quot be maid. A and the to ton building burst into flames i called the fire company around the Corner but the Are had gain cd remarkable headway Quot the building wa., a total lots the fire spread a the Street to the Home furniture company practically destroying it and next Jooi to the red Cross drug store the latter nearly an entire of. Hie Boston store general merchandise store is the largest department store Here. It is a total Oss. An accurate estimate of Lamudge could not be had but viscous in tons placed the loss at a much As half a million dollars Carso of the fire not immediately determined. Osceola Post office threatened by fire Osceola Ark dec. 12 Pom Naster Arch Smith said that mail Servile would be uninterrupted Ere following u fire la e saturday afternoon in the upper Story f the building occupied by the Post office which resulted in slight image to the lower floor principally from water. Post office equipment hastily noved into nearby buildings when he fire broke out replaced in the Post office building yester Jav. The fire originated around a love in a room occupied As Liv no quarters by Jim dough. It Aas burning through the a of and Brough the boor when firemen cached the scene. The upper tory of the building which is owned by r c. Rose consider ably damaged. It estimated that the total damage would run around $1,0c0 the less partially covered by insurance. I c w f v i Fusser alleged killer. Will receive hearing this afternoon. I we Poiser i family charged with murder today after 1 Lowrey 19. Died at the Blytheville Hospital As a result of a knife wound inflicted by Young Poiser saturday night. I Wrev. Son of or and mrs e. E Lowrey of the Gosnell Community. Succumbed at 8 45 of clock this morning Tim fatal wound near the a. Of the bark of the Skull. A portion of the knife Blade broken off when the blow wus struck removed from the boys head by physicians. Will Flea of self Derma runner lives a Enville a ten but has been working on a farm near Armorel this full and Winter Ile will plead Seff defense it indicated today. He will be arraigned in municipal court for preliminary examination this afternoon the disturbance which led up to the fatal stabbing occurred on Highway 18 Between Blytheville a a has a a in a a a a i Towrey officers were j told had beaten Young pus ser on one or two previous Occa i Mons saturday night Purser and several companions were working on their stalled car by the Roadside when Lewren it in claimed walked no and started an argument we Tiv Fusser Purser. Who to an id to have warned Lowrey to trav away from him. Struck at Lowrey with his knife As they clinched striking him in the Hack of the head Lowrey fell fatally wounded and rushed to the Hospital where lie died Dee hut thir of Kronor Fusser released under Bond econ after the Kniffin Quot occurred after Lowrey death us tug he taken info cd Todd by i Clarence Wilson and Arch Lindsey. Sheriffs deputies and lodged in the county jail awaiting pre Liin Narv hearing this afternoon Hie victim of the stabbing ii survived by i parents and two bothers. E. W Lowrey and r. M. Low Rev and two Sisters Virginia Lowi by and Elma Lowrey. Tile latter of Caruthersville to. Funeral arrangements Are in in i Polete according to the Cobb undertaking company but burial will probably be made tomorrow at North Sumba cemetery. Of Bonds to pay drainage taxes St Louis a permanent Federal court injunction today in effect against acceptance of Bonds of the Little River drainage District in payment of drainage tax Federal judge Charles b Paris l As made permanent a temporary injunction he had granted earlier to a Bondik Uldera protective committee representing owners of the defaulted Bonds of the District which comprises most of six counties in Southeast Missouri. Judge Faris held that the legislation passed in 1929, to permit use of the Bonds for payment of taxes could apply Only when the District is ind its Bond in Good standing re said his decision a does not involve of necessity a conclusion that the amendment i constitutionally valid a foreign wars Veteran eat at armory tonight an Quot old time army Quot supper and entertainment will be Given tonight at 7 of clock at the armory Hall for members of the Herman Davis Post of the veterans of foreign wars. Members of the Post in charge of arrangements for the program and the Quot feed urge a full attendance promising real food and real entertainment i weather Arkansas Cloudy continued cold tonight with sleet or Snow in extreme South and extreme West portions. Tuesday Cloudy probably rain or Snow not quite so cold. According to the official weather observer. Charles Phillip jr., the minimum temp nature Here Lait night 20 degrees the lowest of the season so far. The maximum yesterday 33 degrees Cloudy with ii Inch of rain last night. There is now one and a half inches of sleet on the ground. To ods a year ago the minimum temperature 45 degrees and the maximum 73 degrees Cloudy with .26 Inch of rain

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