The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 19, 1934 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 19, 1934
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I bum United Pren VOL. xxxr—NO. 158 Blyto«TlU« Italij Ntn Blythevllle Blythevllle Ocutfcr HiSfflER JJUT1IEVI1.I.B, ARKANSAS, WKDNIOSDAY, SHl'TUJIBKK .9 & U. S. AID FOR NEEDY SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS ! .MOTE- Former Mississippi Governor Wins Run-Off by Over 6,000 Votes „ - 1. JACKSON. Miss., Sept. 19 (UP) —Theodore G. Bilbo. Mississippi's "old maestro" of tlie stump, who lias promised to raise more hell than Huey Long, will be the next Junior senator from the Magnolia state. On the basis of nearly complete returns, Bilbo, former Baptist minister, twice governor', .anil teetotaler, holds a 'lead- of $5,000 votes over - the 'Incumbent, Hubert D. Stephens, supporter of President Koosevelt's New Deal. Bilbo's Lead Is Safe Practically complete returns from : ".^f fail*, Forcing I >*ip Race Postponement Aboard u. S. Coast Guard Ciit- teriArgo, Sept. IS (UP)-the third neat of the America's cup series between Harold , S.. Vanderbllfs American defender, Rainbow, aiid the British challenger, Endeavour was called oif' today due lo .'an absolute failure of wind' • '•• Stars Shine With Ack eel Lustor for Producer over the state at noon placed Bilbo more than 0,000 votes ahead of Stephens. The precincts missing, mostly in rural sections, will only swell Bil' , bo's majority, say. political observers Stephens has been in the senate 1.1 years und the house 10 years The one plnnk in his platform said: : "I'll stand by the president." Bilbo promised" to "stand with the president, riot by him," mean- ing he would support Mr. Roosevelt when he - thought he was right. In his campaign he pro. posed a number of/radical economic measures, including.redistribu- tion of wealth. He'll "RXst HtU" "I'm. going to Washington and raise as much hell with the mon- )ed and power trust interests ea President Roosevelt Bilbo said We stand, together on that pro gram ' On the Mncultural' plan calling for,_retnov$l of acreage from 1 -cultivation 6y plowing "under coEfon ark) slaughtering live stock, Btlbo does not stand four-square with the administration While Bilbo denied any alhtace with the Louisiana Kingflsh his 27 plank platform contains many of the major provisions of Longs share the wealth plan He advocated redistribution of the wealth, an old age pension for all persons over 60 unemployment insurance and an inflated currency Heavy Democratic 1 Vote MILWAUKEP w« Sept 19 (U Ft- Gov A G Schmedemann was renominated. . by thetfDe'mocratio party In the Wisconsin's/primary .in which a new Progressive parly .- was baptized at the po'lls. Returns today indicated that the Progressive , parly, a trial balloon lor a new national alignment of liberals, failed to reach any impressive heights;in,its first test. Senator Robert ' M. LaFollette, unopposed within his own party, fell far behind" the' total of five Democratic candidates for the office. Futrell Restores Citizenship to Youth, Once Sentenced to Electric Chair A complete pardon and restoration of citizenship was granted bj Governor j. Marion Puticll yes- lerday to Mike Wallace, once given the death penalty by a criminal court jury and a principal in 'one of the hardest fought legal batlles here in a number of years Tlie proclamation of the governor recited that Ihe pardon was Braided on reccmmeiidklnon 'of Trial Judge-G. E. Keck, of Blytheville, and Prosecuting Attorney Denver L. Dudley of -Jonesboro. Wallace has been at liberty iince 1931, ufler serving Jess than two years of an 18-year scnlence imposed at a second trial here after, appeal from the death sentence .had gained a new. trial. Wallace and a companion, Prank Belhel, bolh -- •-sentenced to which • found slatytory crime' against a young Leachville school. teacher. On appeal the supreme court held certain evidence, had been admitted thrwreh error of the trial court and remanded the tases for neiv tnal They were found guiltj *>i criminal assault and given is year sentences. Efltji Wallace and Bethel soon ±^ d '" the 'J vor «' Prison , of 'Monette were " death - by a jury them guilty of a " $100,000 Loss by Fire at Little Rock Oil Mill U'lTLK, ROCK, Sc'lH. 10 (UP) —Loss of approximately $100001) wns caused by lire nl the Smith-1 I'm Cotton Oil company' plant I here today when the lint room mid nil ttiiilpmcntiwus di-stroved.' -'. 'Tin: plant iyas Insured.-O.'M. Smith, manager or Ihe company, find link' damage WHS domi' to plhor bulldliiKS nenrby although Ihemeii wci-o hunt pressed to prevent the 'Ulnv.o from spreading. Tho plant was In ojwnillon when a highly charged electrical line I broke and Ignited Ihe lint. Workmen lied from the dansllni; wire from which ek'ClrJcnl Ilium's Ijuni- RULES TB RELIEF JIG IlLIHf STRIKE PUTS IT LIGHTS Iowa Governor Intervenes After Night of Daikness Circus Crowd Is Given Bad Scare As Lion. Escapes at Des Moines and betag to Divided praise which Presjder,. . Roosevelt bestowed upon the Progressive senator and Wisconsin's Democratic governor when he "visited the stale lost month ap- - peared to have spurred the Democrats to even greater party activity. ; Hurt When Automobile Hits Bridge Near Bassett OSCEOLA, Ark., Sept. 19-Mrs N. M. Moore of Osceola sustained a broken right leg and fractured seven ribs when she lost control ot her automobile Monday after- . _. ..uvi LMJC tKUl" Z barber and the o'her a trusty handling newly aril\ed prisoners a^ the. penitentiary walls They were, ghen Indefinite furloughs jy Governor Parnell in 1931 Th<. .urloughs, were never revoked and they have since been at llbertj Heavy Municipal Court Docket Awaits Judge A full docket of week-end busi- X DES MOINES Iowa Sept 10 (U Pi— A strike of utility workers whlc '' for ei<;ht hour'; plun°ed lowas metropolis and seven otlici towns ' into . darkness, was settled just as dawn broke todis Gov. Clyde L. 'Herring forced arbitration by threatening to take over foi the public the plant of the Iowa Light and Power, company and run it after union clec- trica! workers, assisted . by striking textile employes, closed the util- ness awaits trial ,n municipal uncipa court today no session v.' court being \held' Monday or Tuesday .Municipal -Judge. C. A. Cunningham has been out ol town several days and will probably be away until Thursday, or Friday. No court session was held Monday because Sing" ity's main power rilght plunt here last The strike cariic with Hie suddenness of a thunderbolt. There had been, negotiations between em- ployes and employers In the 'electrical^ industry over proposed wage Increases and union recognition. There was no warning, however,' ' ,« , bemdw'nt? (lint'the -situation was' about to scome critical. Then a bomb exploded in an apartment building under construc- which employed non-union and agreeable to all parties to act as special judge. Several defendants lodged in jail over the week-end are stili incarcerated, awaiting trial. Others cases, including that of a Kansas City, Mo., truck driver, which lias brought a number of witnesses and parties into town, are also pending. Arrest Woman and Man on Charges of Arson Mrs. Homer Scott and Woodrow Scott, members of a tenant family In the Armorcl community, have been arrested on charges of arson in the burning of a fen- ant house on a Arniorel farm sev- — -uiuukuirue fviunuay alter- nuuov, wu , ( ttLmurei larm sev- noon and plunged Into a bridge I ernl da >' s a so. abutment on Highway 61 near Tll » fal «'ly was ejected from Bassett. Her eight-year-old daughtjr was discovered In flames, ace Man, had her left leg broken '"£ '« reports. Prosecution of I the Cra*ri LTn.. «„.,., -*L -_ _i -.• ri*f(»n(Tnnro n-o*> r*~*i i Vivian, e rom tlie house a few hours before it was discovered In flames, accord, g en in the crash. Her two other children, riding on the back seat of the car, were uninjured, Mrs Moore and Vivian are recovering at their home here . the defendants was ordered on complaint of their former landlord They ore slated to face preliminary examination in municipal I court this afternoon. Georgia Tobacco Crop Brings Improved Price ATLANTA, OaTscpt. 19 (UP)_ Georgia's 1934 tobacco crop net- or ... ----- 1 hi 1933, this year's crop was pounds short of lost year Bnnounced today. J L ih K ' J 1 " 1 " 1 *' ch lef ......uKniii 01 ne stale deparlment of agrl- S »W m amiouncln B 'he figures, said this crop Is about the firs the actual benefit from lie government* agricultural adjustment administration The average price per (he 193* crop was 18.73 cents, com- last Winter Grain Campaign for Arkansas Ordered LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 19 (UP) — FERA supervisors have been directed to open a fall planting campaign for oats, wheat and rye to offset an acute . teed shortage caused by the drouth. Floyd Sharp, executive secretary for the FERA^ said today. County ^administrators have been lease lease with • one- with paid to the ordered to take suitable acreage payments lo be ,,„... „.,„ „,,„. fifth of tire crop expected to be harvested next spring, sharp ex used on projecls, Sharp said. There were reports that this precipitated the walkout but Oils was denied by mitei leaders. Walking into a conference ot slrikers and officials at C A. M. today, Governor Herring declared tlie state would take over operation of the plant if settlement was not effected Immediately. The settlement was effected, it was on the basis that an election among employes will be held to determine what union will ba recognized and that, the question of wage Increases and other matters be submitted to arbitration. RICHMOND, Va., Sept. ;'l!) (UP) —A densely packed c'rbwd of 1S,- 000 jtr'ons vas thrown':'into panic here,' today when a lion qf?n circus escaped from a,.cage diirliis; 1 street pai ule. . \ ;- ; i? Tin- r lion tpre, from' ils'prl.nn •o5n after Die'"parade had left'(he slate fair grounds and hart swung down' Boulevard avenue. *It trotted menacingly hnlf a' block, driving thousands of frightened men. women and children before 11. Thni a circus horse strayed In its path. The beast siir'nngiunon the animal and clawed it,to piece 1 ! in a few seconds. Meanwhile circus attendants and police assembled. They succeeded in cornering the lion' in tho "ml of the -American Radiatcr Works and shot If, to drain. One'man, "wounded when a |'O- liceman shot at "the lion and missed, wns rushed lo a hospital. His condition wns nol iKllcvotl .'tr- __jiajer Youth Throng Hails Chief Pcmiscol Officers Capture Oklahoma Jail Breaker In Cornfield ; Alert State Officers Pursue City Police Car It's an embarrassing situation when one officer tries to arrest another one. if y ou don't think so ask the stale highway patrolmen who attempted just Ihis yesterday. Two Three Perish When Flames Destroy Home GHAFTON, 111., Sept. 19 (UP>A two-year-old boy and two Ms- Icrs were burned to death .-.nd two other members of a family were seriously injured when fire destroyed the farm house of Harry Legate, near here, today. Miss Grace Legate. 21, her sister. Frieda. U, and Iheir neph.'w. Orville Crull, 2. died in (h.ilr second story rooms when [tames originating in the flue trapped Citv Starts Drive On Out Of,' Town Dairymen Uolstercd by a recent ni'mii-ipa! court decision holding an out of town dairyman subject to provision of Blythevllle's milk inspection ordinance and fine for vlol.i- tion of Ihe ordinance even th.ough felling to a dairyman living outside of Hie city who in turn do- livers milk here, city officials pre- *s.i t<« j. — "v tit*m uvi u ( uiiy uiiicinis urc- Two alerl patrolmen, sighting i p * rci1 to<ia J' for another on.; of a car with no state license. tm-" llcir drives against dairies not CAHUTHERSV1LLE, Mo.—Ah cs- ip-'d Oklahoma convict, alleged member of n robber bund, is in lull hero, and two others are being sought following n spectacular mini hunt,.yesterday afternoon. State Highway Patrolman 'Dace passed an Oklahoma car containing three inen, parked on Highway 01 nboul fl miles southwest of here. His suspicions aroused, lie slopped ami started to lurn around. As he dlil so Ihe car drove off Inlo a cornfield, : Dace followed through Ihe field, onto a gravel highway leading '.to Micola, and Into iinotlier cornfield, where the three men abandoned tlielr car and, Cnriitliersvlllc offl- Merits of Laboi Controversies Are Not To Be Considered, He Says y» WASHINGTON, Scpl 19 (UP)'-i' FiMleml Bmergincy Hellef AdmlrK , Islrator Harry L Hopkins -has placed responsibility for govein- ' ment feeding of textile striker? nnil Iheir families squarely on slalc. itllcf adinMiibti'tfoni, thu United 1' learned today , t I ' Instntctlons issued in a founal i i rauuuinlcalion [ramed by Hop-1 Ikins provided (hat the case of an' 'Individual slrlkei shall, be 'tieal- cd on Us mcilts' bj the stat* ri'llef agency. • ' Hopkins \vix)tc; ' "Tlie fedcriil enicigency relief j admlnislrallon h concerned with ! udminlslcriiig idler to ihe netdy ' unemployed and their families,' Biich cnso applying foi relief to Ihe local emergency relief a 0 e«cles should be treated on Its merits as' a relief case wliollj opart from any controversy In which Uio wage earner may- lc Involved Will Not Judge Merits ! "The fcdern) emergency icjief a3- fled on foot. Stcele and ccrs and fanners, summoned by Dace, surrounded rlhc field. -A search resiillccl tn\ tfife arrest of Slcphon W. Stone, 28. ..who. ttdmtt-.- fed thnt he hrokc Jail -at Jsy,''pk-' lahohia lust August 1. He said his companions ^t-rc Dewcy Pnnkoy ar.ii Hnyiiiond Poster and thiit they, . hr'ii.c jail In Oklahoma nl-tho ^•$ jsomc time. • 3?4 In tlic car- abandoned by tlic 2 h.'ce men were found two sawcd- _ — rf off sholeiins, three ritlcs, masks, r.nd a niJanlity . of ijierclinjidise, loot of a number of sjofo. roliber- ics. No trace ha.5 been, found 'of Stoue's companions. An automobile belonging lo Den Holly, Coolpr, was stolen lasl. night, however, aiid officers believe the p.ilr. fled In it: Stone said the three.had milled off a number of robberies mid had stolen three aulonioblies since Iheir escape from Ihe Oklahoma Jail. They had been In, this vicinity oft nm! on since August 17, he said. Pankey. It was learned, has n'bro- ther who lives In Cariitlicrsvlllc. Greeted by their chief. Chancellor-President Adolf Hitler, GOOOO members of the Hitler Youth delegations from all parls of' Germany assembled in convention In the Nuremberg stadium, a portion of the great throng being shown here. A striking spectacle Is afforded In the spelling of "Saar" in human letters by the delegation from the Saar Valley ministration not attempt labor Imds relations : board for- a -strike is Coast Guard Cutter Gave Stork Aid SEATTLE (UP)—The stork was aided by Uncle Sum's Const aunnl hire i-ecently. Responding to nn emergency Labor Leader to Aid j McPherson, Mrs, Gaskins tity in Getting Industries! Arc Denied New Trials. eull from Kingston, across Pugct Sound, the cutter Arcata picked ' u Mrs. Elan , up Mrs. Eleanor Wendell. 27. raced RANGER. Tex. (UP)-Lnbor will i moling enterprises here which will benefit Ihe city in tlie future. This was tlie expression heard t a mass mectlmr here recently CARtmfERSVfLLE, 9.—A mollon for ne wen denied William back lo awaited tho filnd tidings. Five hours lalor. al i-iiV.'irlencc hospital. Mrs. Wendell gave birth to a three-pound son. John. industries v ' to mediately gave chase. When they overtook the first machine tlie/ *"~ wait a minute. „-- away with that. Where is your license?" In the car were several city policemen, began calling Yen can't get In uniform, and chftf Ed Rice Since police cars are exempt they Municipal Judge C. A. Cm were not arrested, ] ham's decision in a "test" J llrtlrlln™ It n 1-. . the milk ordinance. , ong bron a constant problem for Echools ' a » d considered plans to ending ,„ law enforcement officers ail: l the Pfovldo for I " ' 0 city council has found it difficult to frnme measures (hat arc legal Rimer Succeeds Greene as Secretary of Lions and at tlic same time ertcctive" Municipal Judge C. A. Cunning, sm's decision in a "test" case holding H. E. Jones gullsy' of violation of the ordinanc.. oven though he sells no milk direrllv within (he city " sulled in warrants needed, for may locate here. ", 1 " CVi<lencu l>«f<«> with wnlcnced to .for Increased water supply. ' whfch 50 vears Imprisonment. McPherson Is In Jail, unnble to | make bond of $17,500 pending appeal to a higher court. A motion for a new trial on be- Braying Donkeys „ Routed Three Lions '±1°^ n™. : vears. ha salso been denied. 1 " Mrs! men who make ..„ , At Ihe meeting of the Lions CUib *''""" " 1C City limlte yesterday H^nan Rj mC r was el-| ~ j"May Peaches" Ripened In August After Drouth MINERAL WELLS, Tex. fUP)— Fruit on two trees near here known as "May peaches" finally ripened dtirinst (lie middle of August, after Imvini; shown no more development in July than In April. Drouth rclarded development of the fruit, which wns heavy on the trees In April. The owner watched closely as the liny green fruit clung lo (he trees, ft wns expected that it finally would drop lo the ground. The peaches eventually ripened' In August, into what the owner described as "delicious fruit." - ected secretary to take the place of Crawford Greene, who has recently moved nway. Fred Sandefur was elected Lion Tamer, which office was formerly lieFd by Herman Rimer. II ••-"« "f "«B, vjuaiij CA- Kimcr £?" ^uHd^F 1 r *"' ^^^^"^ P.n«« by Mrs, itf World's l.flrfcst Oyster Stew a i, a .. S°Y™ BEND, wash. (UP)-Tho nilnui worlds largest oyster stew wai The. Wived to S,000 guesls by Ihe Wlll- apa Bay Chamber of Commerce at n recent festival. The stew, calling attention to tlic oyster Industry of - ,^J: ™" l . lllned 100 gallons ot ... -.- gallon,. O f Mw, donkeys and lions slopped and ,ookcd at each other for a "ilnute. Then wllh a fighting bray the donkeys charged. The lions stam- Wded In a panic. There wns no holding the donkeys, who charged Just as long as there was any breath left In them. Then they ambled off again as they had be™ doing before. Haytl night marshal. Ten Slar (o Be Ccvicli ALLENTOWN, Pa. (UP> — Paul Murphy, former University of Pennsylvania star, has become bnckficld coach for the Mnhlen- tcrg college football team. Murphy, after his graduation from Peini In 1929, coached at tho University of Kansas. . „,,* iiuu UimillpL {I. Judge the merits of labor disputes State and federal agencies exist as well as comts which are duly' tt'ialllied lo act as mbltcrs and adjusters In such disputes Unless I 1 .,.'.*'' dctenninetl by tie national that tne t able and. unjustified"tho ,„>,-.„ emergency relief administrate i authorizes jocal relief agencies to fm-nlsh .relief lo tho families ot , striking wage earners after care-' fill Investigation has shown that' tlielr resources • are not siiffleleiU' to meet emergencj needs" j V* t'oitiinillff Git en Power 1 WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (UP)- I Tho Unilcrf TevtHa Workers Union.' executive, council today voted its! .strike' committee full authority to' continue, and extend the national' textile walkout without, restrictions Chairman PrancH H J Gorman 1 of tho strike committee said his group woitld meet tonight to de- clilc whether' to call out 110,000 additional textile workers as au-1 thorlzcd lextilc workers as aulhor- ized by the council. ' If these additional thousands are called to (support the strike Oor- mnti said the walkout would be ordered tor Monday! Workers .wlio" may be involved In the new strike call include dyers, rayon workers, carpet weavers and others. """" In. giving the -itrlke committee",, a veto of confidence tlie council' In effect empowered it to negotiate settlements with Individual mills if such actloii should lie desirable. Georgia Mills Reoptn ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 19 (UP) — Military units wresled more tei- Ule mills from Ihe grasp of textile strikcfp today as national guard bayonets claimed their Krst vicllm. As six more mills were rcopon- ed In Georgia through the use of- military force, Ernest H. Riicy, 40, of Mount Holly, N. C., died today in a Charlolle hospital from bayonet wounds he suffered during an encounter at the Knit Products company mill at Belmont, N. C. , A high military authority of Georgia, who did. not want his name used, told the United Press that he believed the force of trie strike was broken In Georgia and that demobilization of ttoops might start within a few days. ' He also said that approximately lot) strikers, Including about 20 women, arrested, over the slate and held in a barbed wire detenllou camp lure, likelj «ould be par doncd by Governor, Eugene Talmadge. Although each of the prisoners is enlillcd lo a military trial It would take about a month lo do ' that. Adjt. Gen. Llndley Camp's flying squadron, which arreslcd ap- : pioximately 125 pickets at New- : man WEATHER A RtC ANS AS—rn creasing, clo U dl ness tonight, and Thursday. Showers and cooler in northwest ;or- lion Thur.'day. Memphis and Vicinity—Fair tonight and Thursday, llitle change In temperature. The maximum temperature here yesterday was 83, minimum 45, clear, according to Samuel I'. Nor- rls, official weather ^observer. • ? y ? f r ^ " s starl<;ti - ', likely will remain on , : of troops '< Two more companies were sent to the Atlanta Woolen mills today to permit'that plant to reopen with 400 employes. ;, Other mills reopening in Oeor- ' gia today were plants at Sargent,! Elterton, the Goodyear mill at : ccdarlown. Newnan, and the 1 Southern mill at Atlanta. They i noimally employ 2,460 workers. . ' HOQlffAM; Wash. (UP)-A sori , of Mr. and Mrs Harry Morgan I has; his rental worries already..He i was equipped with a uell-dereifrp- > cd incisor at birth I v

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