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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - June 23, 1930, Blytheville, Arkansas Served by the United pres Blytheville courier news the dominant newspaper of Northeast Arkansas and southea8 t Missouri Home edition vol. Xxviii no. 84 Blytheville courier Blytheville Dally news Blytheville Herald Mississippi Valley Leader. Blytheville Arkansas monday june 28, 1930 single copies five cent Mercury at record Mark Here sunday Veteran Relief Biel kill pass despite Hoover who seems Likely however following president s statement. Washington. June 23. It up it Senate of publicans in conference today were unable to a ree on the question of supporting president Hoover in his opposition to the pending world War veterans pension Bill which was expressed in a vigorous statement yesterday. The measure was to be voted upon in the Senate tills afternoon under a unanimous consent agreement. Twenty five representatives of various Republican groups including both the old regular leaders and the so called Young guard. Were split three ways at today a meeting. Atter an hour of discussion in the office of Republican floor Leader Watson they confessed their inability to reach a derision. Bill will Tass says Watson Watson said the discussion indicted the Bill would pass in its present form despite the president # warning that it might mean an increase in taxes in the fall. In a letter to senator Watson. Indiana. Republican Leader the president quoted Secretary Mellon As stating the measure Quot Unpi Les i to hive increase of taxation at the i next session of or. Hoover said the government already had incurred a probate deficit next year due to Relief of unemployment through the Public building program. Hines opposes measure the executive also enclosed a letter i rom director Hines of the vet cram. Bureau asserting that the i leg Aal at Ion to liberalize compensation to world War veterans Crank Quot a grave injustices a of discrimination among veterans Quot and created Quot future dangers to both to it Public and the veterans the presidential pronouncement 1 Aas regarded As definite Assurance of a is to of the veterans Bill should i it by sent to him by Congress Fulton Greene granted Extension of furlough Little Rock. June 23. Up a an Extension of furlough has been granted Fulton Green accomplice of the famed Tom Slaughter who i was convicted several years ago for the killing of How Bron. A Deputy i sheriff of Garland county. Greens furlough ended saturday but an Extension of six months was Given him by governor Parnell Slaughter a killed several years i ago in an attempted prison escape. I an indefinite furlough was Grant i de Joe Cook of Craighead county. Cook who was Given a six months m tence for involuntary manslaughter. Appeared at the prison to i be greeted with the furlough. Will Bury Connecticut maniac with his victims fishermen plan War i poll w Hite River gangsters Clarendon Ark., june 23 up a White River fishermen were garbed in Battle array today As a momentary outbreak was expected in the ranks of those who gain their livelihood from the Waters. Fish thieves have aroused the men to organize in protest and a in an Effort to Stop the Mysterios clan which a it trifled with lines set by the fishermen. Threads have been exchanged and shots have been fired. It is a private warfare. It is outside the Pale of the Law. No help from authorities having been asked. The men of the Waters have taken their troubles upon them selves. The incidents leading to the strife occurred when fishermen missed their catches. They then began to patrol the Waters and fired upon intruders who came upon them unexpectedly. In retaliation the water gang Stem captured two fishermen. They threatened their lives unless the fishermen moved their Camp. The a the signal for War. The fishermen silently made their prepare Boas for Battle will await grand jury action on judge Sheffield a bribery charge Helena. Ark., june 23 up a it. Gov. Lee Cazort and Ernest Dew charged with violation of the Date corrupt practices act. Today were bound Over to the regular session of the Phillips county grand jury in the fall. The decision was handed Down by judge Pipkin of the municipal court on a request of Fred Isgrig Little Rock attorney for the two men. The Bond of $500 for each will be sin tamed the judge ruled Cazort and Dew Are charged in information filed by prosecuting attorney r. D. Smith with attempting to bribe judge John c. Sheffield to retire from the race for democratic nomination for the government in favor of Brooks Hays Little Rock. Middle name is dive costs All the newest in Rev. Galloway is Arkansas leads new Haven conn., june 23. Up a the six members of the sgt Ang family of Ansonia who set Forth so gaily on an Outing in West Rock Park Here saturday Only to be destroyed by a mad whim of Raymond Spang the father will by buried together tomorrow. Fader Mother and four children who Wert hurtled to a horrible death at the foot of a 400 foot i precipice will be buried with fur rites of the roman Catholic Church and the tribute of the american i legion of which Spang was a member. Fire damages House near Railroad Street fire of an unknown origin seriously damaged a negro dwelling adjoining an Alley at the rear of Railroad and Cherry streets this afternoon firemen checked the flames from spreading to nearby buildings and outhouses. State delegation will Lead Parade at Boston convention next october. Little Arkansas delegation will March at the head of the annual Parade at the National convention of the american legion in Bolton next october it was announced Here following receipt of word from National Headquarters that Arkansas led All the departments of the legion in the annual membership contest which came to a close june is. The Arkansas department with a total membership of 10,784 and a 148.5 per cent rating based on its assigned quota of 7,262. Won Over Tennessee the state s closest rival which had an enrolment of 16.058 and a percentage of 147.3 Tennessee had been reported leading Arkansas in returns from National Headquarters a few weeks but a last minute intensive drive was successful in restoring to Arkansas the leadership which it had held since Early in the race. The outstanding membership record of the state is intended As a tribute to o. L. Bodenhamer of Al Dorado National commander of the legion. Tulsa Memphis Airway will serve Arkansas Little Rock. June 23. Up a a daily passenger plane service Between Tulsa okie and Memphis Tenn., by Way of fort 8mith, hot Spring and Little Rock will b inaugurated wednesday by the Oklahoma Short line Airway inc., it was announced Here. Dud Cason Post Blytheville and county contributed 330 members to the states record membership. And ranks fifth in size among posts of the state being exceeded Only by Little Rock. Hot Springs Al Dorado and fort Smith posts. Last year the Post s membership was 274, we Hile the highest previous to this year was 309 e a. Rice is chairman of the committee which conducted the local posts membership Campaign. Texan accepts Call of presbyterian Church extended yesterday. The Rev. Marsh m. Calloway called two weeks ago As a Supply pastor of the first presbyterian Church for the summer was unanimously offered the permanent pastorate at a meeting of the congregation sunday morning immediately following the Church service. He has accepted the position it had been decided not to Cal a pastor until september i but because of the Hearty approval of the Church members for the Rev or. Calloway he was offered the position. Mrs. Calloway and their 13-year-old son Marsh m. Jr., have also arrived and they Are now at Home in the Church manse on North fifth Street. The residence was recently remodeler. The new pastor has been a minister for nine years having been pastor of presbyterian churches at West Columbia and Brenham Texas. And for four years has been attending the University of to and the Austin presbyterian theological Seminary at Austin. Mrs Calloway has also been in these schools at the same time. Or. Marion a. Boggs pastor of the Church for almost five years became pastor of the first presbyterian Church at hot Springs March i. Traffic violators face judge in police court the police docket was filled this morning with Petty traffic charges As a result of the renewal of a drive against traffic violators by police last week. Fines of one Dollar were assessed by judge a d. Gravette for the offenders most of whom pleaded guilty. Those fined for traffic violations were J. Gillis. Ray Worthington F. Lenti Eddie Mcgregor Reeves Allen Walter Dunlap. Similar charges against Quincy Oliver Alexander and Wolfe Aaron were continued. Shirley Yarbro was fined five dollars on a charge of disturbing the peace. A charge of assault and Battery against Buford Martin was continued. Two fines were meted out for Public drunkenness babe Ruth hits 24th Home run of season new York. June 23. Up a a be Ruh hit nit 24th h Nae run of the season in the second inning of the first game of today s double header Between tile St. Louis Browns and the new York Yankees. Jim Kinsey a pitching when Ive babe the first Man up. Hit the Ball into the right Field bleachers. T Koonce replies funds handled according to Law and Good business practice treas. Says Little Rock. June 23 up i Ralph Koonce. State treasurer who i a recently criticized for methods of handling funds by private accountants defended his actions in a formal statement issued yesterday in answer to a criticism that $50.-had been diverted to the Revenue fund rather than the Highway fund As required by Law Koonce said Quot if i am right i have every cent where it should be. Of the private accountants Are right i have thru ignorance of the Law earned tin state $500,000, enough to pay Lor two sessions of the Koonce who was criticized for wiping off of the state books $40,- too in bad checks in violation of i a state Law said the Law could never be enforced and he handled in a Sany business institution would have handled it a a try operated electric Searchlight f 300.000 candlepower that projects a beam of Light a mile has been developed that weighs Only 13 pounds the worlds Gold reserves amount to More than $12,900,000,000, of which the United states possesses $3,000,000,000 France is second in this respect and England third Benjamin Franklin attended school Only about two years Between the Ages of eight and ten dry informer freed in Florida death Case Jacksonville fla., june 23 up a Herman Warr a dry informer who killed D. Saunders alleged Bootlegger Here last week was freed by a Coroner s jury today on a plea of self defense. Heflin asks Hoover Aid in Shoals controversy Washington june 23 up a a senator Heflin Democrat Alabama called at the White House today to urge president Hoover to use his Influent to bring about an agreement Between the House and the Senate on muscle Shoals legislation. Blackwood will attend meeting at Jonesboro Little Rock. June 23 up Dwight Blackwood chairman of the state Highway commission and c. E. Christian chief Engineer will leave Here late today for Jonesboro where they will attend a Road meeting tomorrow. Osceola Man suffers severe injuries when car plunges Over Bank. Osceola. Arjune 23 Ben h Oreen. Osceola hotel Man. And former proprietor of the Beal hotel who was reported critically injured in an automobile Accident near Arkadelphia Ark., yesterday is conscious tin morning and his condition col i Sider ably unproved according to information received by relatives hire or. Green and John r. Miller also of Osceola who received minor injuries it the mime Accident Are at Quot of Townsend sanitarium near Arkadelphia. Or Green and or Miller were Enro Ute to Corpus Christi Texas on a business trip or. Miller who was driving last control of the wheel on a narrow Road near Arkadelphia and the car plunged Over an embankment. Or. Oreen sustained a fractured Skull and concussion of the brain. The Ariden occurred at about to of clock yesterday morning mrs. Green her son Dean Hatcher of Osceola and Roland Green of Blytheville Brothel i of the injured Man. Accompanied j by miss Merrill Miller daughter of. Kuhn to Miller of Osceola left immediately upon receipt of Vifor mation of the Accident about noon yesterday and arrived in Arkadelphia last night. Early blooms continue to reach courier news stimulated by the record heat of recent Days Cotton is bursting into Bloom in All parts of the county and the courier news is accumulating a veritable bouquet of blossoms. In addition to those announced saturday when the first Bloom made their appearance tile courier has received blossoms from m. L. Smith on the Bud Brittain place in the Raney Community and from l. A. Moore negro i Armer of Hickman half and half planted april i produced the Early blooms for Smith while Moore s Cotton is Wilson big boil planted april 6, C. Bennick. Farmer at Sandy Ridge also brought in a full opened Bloom. There have been Many other reports of blossoms. Son of famed flyer will be either hades Augustus or hades Morrow. Englewood n. A Jun. 23up a it was understood today is the name selected Tor the son born sunday to col and mrs Charles Augustus Lindbergh what the Middle name of the famed aviator s child would be was not revealed. A Rumor Hud it this afternoon that mrs Lindbergh was insisting on a Charles Augustin and Lind Berg was holding out for a Charles Morrow Quot or. And mrs. Morrow it was said were not participating in the discussion. Englewood it n j., june 23 up the world s most famous baby weighs 7 5 Pound has Blue eyes curly hair and As yet Only one name Lindbergh the son who was born yesterday afternoon to col. And mrs charts a. Lindbergh May get two More name it today when the christening is Over he is Likely to be known to the world either As Charles Augustus Lindbergh or or Dwight marrow Lindbergh the latter in Honor of lits Grandfather mrs Anne Morrow Lindbergh gave birth to the child at 3 15 p in yesterday her 24th birthday in the Morrow Home Here a White House on a Hill where she herself was born one Wing of the mansion had been converted into a Hospital where a nurse and two specialists who attended mrs. Lindbergh found every facility available. Today mrs. Lindbergh and the child were reported to be doing nicely Seldom Lias the birth of a child been surrounded by such secrecy. Report who waited at the Gate of the m raw Home were unaware of the arrival of the boy until More than two hours after the event. Inside tile Home however the news was being broadcast. A a Friend of the family a called the United press and Guve the news refusing however. To Supply anything except tile fact that the child was a boy Dwight w Moi Row. Mrs. Lindbergh s father. Who it went through Hla successful Campaign for the Republican nomination Lur senator from new Jersey without once Loo. Big his Calm judicious blaring was rep Ted to be and excited Over the birth of his first grandchild. Lindbergh however apparently retained his customary calmness and found Lime in the Midi of the excitement to Send a Telegram to the new York office of the United press congratulating col Roberto Fierro mexican aviator on ins non is p flight Horn new York to Mexico City. Cardwell boys life Cardwell to june 23. Special a broken neck sustained late sunday afternoon in a dive i from Parker s Bridge three Miles North of Here on the Missouri ditch resulted in the death it Corbett Flippin 18. -011 of a. R. Flippin of Cardwell. How Flippin received the injury is not known with his Arfus it he sides lie Dove from the Bridge five or six feet above the surface if the wale., into approximately ten fee of we to he did not reappear and when his body was recovered about two hours later it was found that hts neck was broken i Young Flippin went to the Bridge 1 with a party of about 15 Cardwell Young people sunday afternoon the tragedy occurred about 6 p m a Coroner s jury last night returned a verdict of accidental death. The victim whose father is the proprietor of the East end filling i station Here had been employed j at St Louis but returned id his Lime Here about six weeks ago. Plans for the funeral have not been announced wind and Hail i Ake heavy toll of crops in South part of slate. Atlanta. Cia june 23 up a acres it South and Central Geol gun Linn lands in the Corn Cotton and tobacco belts Lay desolate today victimized by a series of week end wind and Hail storm which battered crops and caused damage estimated at $ too. No casualties have been attributed directly to the storms although several Homes Wert a roofed and barns levelled a heavy fall of Hail featured the storm a Drifting on some highways to a depth of six inches or More. Despite the storms which struck late saturday and saturday night i temperatures throughout the South remained High on sunday. 102 quads High whole Mississippi Valley sweltering with no Early Relief in sight. Blytheville was not Only hotter yesterday than it had been for three Yean or More but it was also As hot As any place in the United states. The official government thermometer it tin Chicago Mill ref littered 102, the highest for the three years for which records Are available and put Sibly for a considerable longer a Rod. With temperatures above ninety throughout the Middle West and South the highest weather Bureau Reading in the country yesterday was 102 at St. Louis just equalling the local Mark. Yesterday 102 cd mixed a heat wave that sent the Mercury to 95 Here thursday and to 97 Friday and saturday. The warm weather continued today with the weather Man holding Forth Little Prospect for Early Relief the highest temperature recorded Here in june last year was 95, and in 1928 Hie maximum for the month was Only 90. Hot weather and Lack of moisture Are threatening serious damage to the c Orn and Green bean crops and to pastures and gardens in this and nearby counties but Cotton is benefiting. Hut at Memphis. Too Memphis. Tenn., june 23 up despite slight breezes Memphis continued to swelter by the temperature registering 93 at noon in comparison to 84 at 8 o clock this morning the thermometer registered 98 sunday. Hir Fincham after record Birmingham ala., june 23 i up a Birmingham expected to put in tit bid As the hottest City in the country today As the Mercury began u steady climb. The temperature at la a in. Was 96, three degrees above the Reading at tile same flour sunday when the highest a. Ii reached at 4 p in. Coop director will represent Mississippi Crittenden District mid South Board. On Schroeder a extradition to Indiana of approved Mobile Ala Jun. 23 it up i Indiana authorities were prepared i today for the Early removal of har-1 old Herbert , Mobile in Indianapolis to face charges of murder and arson growing out of the burning of Schroeder a automobile there May 31 sheriff George Winkler of Marion county. Indiana today of i tamed extradition of scat order from governor club Graves at Montgomery and wus expected Hen shortly to Complete arrangement for the trip to Indianapolis. Young Bandit gets $900 in robbery of theater Memphis tent june 23. Up a a Young ttniden1 died Bandit worked calmly but precisely in the offices of the orpheus theatre r i k. O. House in downtown Memphis today slugging Carl Ledbetter treasurer into unconscious Ness and walking on with $900 in Cash. Ledbetter was found slumped in a chair by two women employees the Bandit overlooked $400 in Cash in Ledbetters pocket. The Spanish government is encouraging the production of hemp in that country through Export bounties and a surtax on imported hemp and hemp products the Cross on the top of St. Paul s Cathedral. London has arms eleven feet Long and about three feet wide Mellville Post writer of mystery tales Dies Clarksburg w va., june 23 up a Melville Davison Post Well known writer of fiction died in a Hospital today after an illness of two weeks he was 59 years old. Post who by profession was a ltw7er, wrote a the strange schemes of Randolph Mason Quot his first full length Book in 1896 most of his works were crime mystery stories. Thieves find $15 hidden in Johns confectionery secret caches apparently mean nothing to a thief or thieves who entered Johns conc Itonery on Railroad Street some time last night and stole approximately $15 in Cash that had been hidden in the store. Entrance was gamed to the building by breaking a Glass pane i of the front door and unlocking the police Are working on the Case. I door from the inside c. O. Smith resident manager for the three slates lumber company. Will represent the mks ship pm Crittenden county District on the Board of directors of the mid South Cotton growers association it was Learned Here yesterday following the completion of balloting saturday. Smith who has been a Leader in the movement for the cooperative marketing of Cotton in this Region. Is understood to have received More votes than any other of the eleven directors representing districts in Arkansas. Tennessee and Missouri chosen to guide the associations activities. The new Board of directors will meet it the association s office in Memphis tuesday to elect officers to succeed h. H. Naff president. E a. Harrold vice president b. 3 Burgess Secretary and a n. Stewart treasurer. Or Smith and c. T Taylor of Magnolia Are the Only new members of the Board All the others having been reelected the Complete personnel of the new Board follows District no. I be. A. Harrold i District no. In a a. Harrold. Millington Tenn. No. Tenn. No. Tenn. No. 4�? A. Redmun Rutherford Tenn. No. 5�?xenophon Caverno Canalou to. No. 6�?c. O. Smith Blytheville no 7�?c. B. Gregg Jonesboro. No. 8�?Charles o. Henry Newport Ark. No 9�?conoway Scott 8cott. Ark. No. Ion a. T. Taylor Magnolia. Arif no. Llah. H Naff Portland Ark. In addition the directors of the Extension services of the states of Arkansas Tennessee and Missouri Are sex Offlio members of the Board of directors. These Are t Roy Reid Little Rock Ark., c. C Brahm Knoxville. Tenn., and c. C. Hearne Columbia to three death in North Chicago june 23 up a the Middle we.4 endured another Day of temperatures in the nineties and one hundreds today hut looked Forward to showers and cooler weather promised by the weather Bureau for tonight and tomorrow. Hirer deaths were attributed to tile heat one each in Illinois Missouri and Iowa. The highest temperature Over the week end was 102, reported at St. Louis Mark of 90 degrees or More were reached in All midwestern Stales. New Orleans shelters new Orleans. June 23 up Louisiana and Mississippi sheltered yesterday and today with the hottest weather of the season temperatures however were from eight to twelve degrees below Lime reported in other states. The highest temperature Here yesterday was 96 the highest today recorded at i p. No was 92. The heat however was accentuated Here because of the steam and moisture arising from the swamp lands in and about the City. Disabled War veterans meet at new Orleans 2�?j. Mosby. Somerville 3�?Charles key Jackson new Orleans. June is. Up a forgetting the terrors of tile nation s greatest conflict several thousand former doughboy and officers members of the disabled american veterans of the world War gathered today for their third annual convention and reunion. They were a Carefree gang who swarmed through hotels made incessant noise and generally seemed to be enjoying themselves. Attention entered today around the problem of choosing the next National commander to succeed we. J. Murphy. Truck Accident near Curtis causes death Curtis. Ark., june 23. Up one person was killed and several injured when a truck containing 15 persons overturned near Here yesterday. Mrs. Tom Mcknight was a led when the truck Driver went into a ditch attempting to pass another car. All the occupants of the truck were thrown out. Weather

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