The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 18, 1936 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 18, 1936
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWrU'APKIl Of NOHT11EASC ARKANSAS AND BOUTIIEASV MISSOURI VOL. xxxiii—NO. r»;i Courier Illythevllle D«Uj N«wi " - - - - . "'>"' 'Ik Hertia MiMmlppi v»llej U.der liLYTllKVIU,!'!, AIIKANSAS, .MONDAY .MAY 18 IMli S1NGU'! COPDCS FIVE CENTS Ruling^Hits USE OF RELIEF Decision Dra\vs Parallels c> Willi NRA and AAA Opinions of High Court "\ Len Small, Former Illinois Governor, Dies KANKAKER. III.—Former Oov. Len Small, long a figure In Rc- pi-biican politics, died suddenly at I P. M. Sunday in St. Mary's hospital. Death was caused by .1 Wood clot following a minor opcr- ntlon a week aso. He was 73 years old. His Iwo sons, Leslie and Dudd Email, were chatting with their father In his hospital room when he was stricken. Small was drinking a glass of milk, apparently in good .spirit.-;. Small was governor of Illinois from 1321 lo 1929. He ran for the Republican nomination to the office again this year, but was defeated by Wayland Brooks of Chicago. New York Cotton NEW YORK. May 18 (Ul Cctlon closed steady. oi:en lilgh low 1163 1164 1102 11-12 1143 1137 1049 1052 1047 1048 1050 1013 IC4G 1048 1042 1018 1051 1015 Spols closed steady and changed at 1172. May July Get Dec Jan March close 111V.? 1140 1049 1040 104G 1048 un- Kpul Average Ts 11.65 The average price of 7-8 inch middling cotton on the 10 leading spot markel-s today was 11.05, ac- ccrding to the Blythcville Board of Trade. Producers arc entitled to a subsidy of .35 of a cent per pound on 1035 crop cotton sold by them today. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS. May 18 (UP) — Cctlon closed steady. open high low close il! W H56 1163 115G 1163 •My 1130 1134 1130 1134 Ocl 1043 1047 1042 1044 Dec 1041 1045 1041 1042 J"» 1014 1044 1043 1043 March 1045 1045 1043 104Gb WASHINGTON, May 18 (UP)Citing Ihe supreme court's NF!A mid AAA decisions as prcccilcnts. „ the District of Columbia court of , appeals todny held use of relief funds for ihc Resettlement Administration uticonsliti-lional. While the court granted the v rii;lit of coneress to apm-oprlntc t funds for relief of unemployment, it restricted the use to which such funds might to put, The coi'rt held that President Roosevelt';; allocation of relief funds (o Restore! O. Tugsve'll's Ffe- retdcnient Administration was nn improper delegation by congress of legislative power and 'that it invaded the rights of the stales. The cinnt's decision was rendered in an Injunction .action brought by Franklin township. Somerset county, N. J., against 11 propcscd resettlement, .project in Ibat. locality. The court cited two vital ou- jeclions to the constitutionality of the Resettlement Administration. These were: 1.—Congress failed to set up proper standards to guide the president in allocution of funds for resettlement, purposes. The lack of proper standards to guid'j the executive was the supreme court's 'objection to NRA. • . '-, 2.—Use of relief funds tor' re- SeUlemciit/'.piirposes .. Invndcs--' the reserved rights of Ihe slates in that a policy was initiated attempting to regulate and control housing and lo resettle or shift destitute and low income populations of the states Invasion of state rights wan the supreme court objection to the AAA. Chicago Wheat open high low close May 92 7-8 03 3-4 92 5-8 93 5-8 July 84 7-8 85 3-4 84 3-4 85 3-8 Chicago Corn open high low clos May C3 1-8 G4 63 63 7-8 July CO 5-8 60 3-4 GO 1-4 60 5-8 Dirigible's Passengers Get Scare ABOARD DIRIGIBLE HIND- KNBUIK1, En lloute to New York my IB (Hi 1 )—Passengers 'soarlm, > toward Uikehursl .aboard the llindenbi-rs today went Ihrough viirying degrees o," fright when sudden rough weather lilted the blunt nose of the dirigible upward, smashed dishes and threa cvcral from their seals. Cttpt. Ernst Lchmann, com- landing (lie ship, said there wab 10 danger br-t some time elapsed ceased lefore (he passengers worrying. Adverse head winds of high ,'elcclly have' reduced Ihe speed •15 miles per hour. Lchmann 'slimales Ihe airship will need 12 hours for the crossing despite he fact lhat it covered Ihe llrsl ialf of Ihe distance in 27 hours robe Charges of Drinking Parlies and Neglecl of Superintendent. LITTLE ROCK, May IB (UP)-- Aiv inveslisalion Into charges of late drinking parties being eii- yage<l in by employes ami stii- denls v of Ihe Arkansas 'School' for .the'•Blind was started ,'lhls afternoon , by _ members; of, tn^s'cjiddfs .control ••board".' -'•'—•'. -^- •• .•: The Investigation also will brill" out,..charges of neglect niul in" efficiency lodged against w. M. Brown, superintendent 'of the school, by B. A. Stanley, of I Ittl^ Rock. Brown, who has served as sim- eimlencleut of the school for sis years, denied the charges and salt! he welcomed Ihe investigation. , A stenographic report of Ihr- hearing and lestimony offered there will be made at the re- vest of Gov. J. M. Futrell who approved calling of Ihe investigation. Services at Capital for Mrs. Meno Boyd Fi-neral services were held at Washington. D. c.. -yesterday for Mrs. Meno Boyd, wife of K. D. I!oyd. formerly of here and late of Tallahassee. Pla.. who died in ihc Florida city Thursday. Mrs. Boyd lived here for several years when Mr. Boyd was engaged in civil engineering work in this section. She lelt about ten years ago. Mrs. Boyd was the daughter of a colonel" in the United States army and spent most of her life in military circles. Mr. Boyd was a captain i Hie World War. She is also Kurvived by a son and a daughter. Closing Stock Prices '\ T «"<! T 160 1-2 Anaconda Copper 33 !-•> Bethlehem Slecl 50 Chrysler 94 Cilics Service 41-2 Coca Cola 031-2 General American Tank 47 7-g General Electric 36 7-3 General Motors 62 1-3 International Harvester 84 McKcsson-Robnlns 91-4 Montgomery Ward 41 5-8 New York Central 34 1-8 Packard i o 3,4 Phillips Petroleum 41 1-2 Radio Corp n St. Louis-San .Francisco Flmmon Beds 27 Iff GUFFEY COAL ACT Administration Crowds of cxciled men, women and children milled in the streets ,of Koine after they learned of the capaire of Addis Ababa, spelling the eml of organized opposltlcn to Fascist armies In Ethiopia Here is pictured B typical scene, of jubilant students wnVli.j Hags tanllcally and shouting their enthusiasm wliilc they waited for Premier Mussolini to announce "that re-estabiishnicnl of t he Homnn Empire. 'Ethiopia is Kalian." and lo proclaim Ihe Gene Hopes IV!I Bo a Daughter ;-!!- :.,T* },"T7 m ^' n "I want a girl; is probably (In; theme son? abort. Gene Tinmey's household these da\s. According to rumor, the one-time world's hfavyweight boxing champloi- and his wife. , shown dining above, arc expecting another liule Tinuiey within (he next several weeks.' and Gene hopes it will l;c a girl. They already have two sons! Gene Liiuder, 5, and James Joseph, 3. Slandard of Texas Co . U s Sled . Warner Bros Zonite N J 60 1-8 33 7-8 57 3-4 9 3-1 7 Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS. III., May IS (UP)—Hogs 12,000 Top 960 170-230 Ibs. 950-900 140-160 Ibs. 850-940 Bulk sows 825-850 Cattle 3.CfiO Steers 725-825 Slaughter steers 600-850 Mixed yearlings and heifers 700-800 Slaughter heifers 600-850 Beef cows 500-575 Cutlers nud low cullers 350-150, Slate Supreme Court Upholds Extradition Act LITTLE ROCK. May 111 (UP) — The stale supreme court today upheld the verdict of Hie Crni::- hcad county circuit coi'rt. Jone.'i- boro division, in ruling Jeanne Stuart must hi 1 delivered lo Tulsn. Okla.. ollifbls to face embezzlement charges there. The woman, sought by Oklahoma officials, was atirslcd in Jonesboro and stayed her return lo Oklahoma cily by a writ until the higher court ruled on Oio validity of the uniform extradition law. passed by the !M"> general assembly. She contended lhat the statutory limitation of three years on the charges on which Oklahoma niilhorilics sought to Ivy her had passed. The crime allegedly wa'; committed in 1913. Jones Freed on Bond Harry Jcncs. former tiiaht clerk p at the Bryant-Silver I-'loa Truck He was Thieves Take Cash from Byrum Implement Co. The Byrum Implement and Seed cr.mpany. 122 East, Main slivct. was enlered some lime Saturday nishl and a small amount of money stolen. Entrance lo Ihc building was gained J:rou B h a rear window. Police believe the burglary was the work of small youths because of the size r> [ t |, c window. Entrance was also eliecled to Ihc- Easl Arkansas Builders Sup- Plv cf.mpauy Ihrongh n rear window but. the intruders apparently did not roniove anylhlug. Don Walter Storey Enlists in U. S. Navy tn £»sh School Planned Pr,». r 1 !-- — !™' T n Ihreatencd by Massing of ilroops. SHANGHAI. China. May IH (U I')—The iiiighllcst war machine Japan has ever nuiblllwd on Chinese territory inside the Ore,!!. Wall caused grave Chinese fears loday that five northern provinces ore about lo be annexed lo Man- chi'kuo. Rapidly moving developments north of Ihe Yellow river convinced many-In the Nanking gov- .,.„,., eminent Hint by force of arms has a Intends to place Henr I'll Yi. Ihc Emperor Kang Teh of Manchnkiio. on Ihe dia|;on ihronc of his ancestors benraih Ihe glltlcrlnii yellow lilcs of Pelp- IIIE'S forbidden city. Grave Chinese concern Increased when Ilic Japanese embassy announced Hint henceforth then; would be no statements regarding the strength of Japan's vastly Augmented Norlh Chinr, garrisons. Hall Attempt lo Keep Jobless Out of linsl Arkansas Cotton Fields. MEMPHIS. May 11! (Ul>)_l>o- llce loday arrested live members of Hie Workers Alliance, organ- isation of Memphis unemployed, who were picketing Ihe llariilian bridge over the Mississippi lo prevent laborers from entering the eastern Arkansas cotton llclds where a cotton choppers strike was called loday by Hie Southern Tenant Farmers union, The men were eliarjcd with disorderly conduct and vagrancy. They arc James Curtis, tilllancc chairman, \V. CI. S!iii|vson. J, T, Jobe, Joe Smith and Frank. Vaughn. The Alliance also was dlslrlbul- liig circulars here among negro and while unemployed urging dial they refi'sc lo "scab" In connec- llon wllh the choppers tfrikr which'was ordered hi llireo coinl- lics of the rich easlern Arkansas collon growing sccllon. II. L. Mllcliell, union executive si'crelary. who ordered the strike, said (he union wns demanding $1.50 unlay for a iq- hotir day In SI. Francis, Crllien- den and Cross counties, lie said the present wage was only about V5 cents. "Sharecroppers and tenant fur- mcis are not .ullcctcd," Mitchell ^iald. ( '"llie liicrea'slnii'-^UKe.' of jlny, labor (u. Uaat-.-Arljniism Is Hie reason for seeking hljhcr wages. The present wage Is'about 75 cents, wllh men KClllnn onli' about four or Ihe days of work. They can't live on that. "The union," his fitalciiicnt continued, "has made no rcprescnla- llons lo (lie planters as there Is no planter organtaillon lo deal wllh, bill members have been refused higher wages. We would welcome arbitration. I understand nn oiler lias been made of an Increase since the strike was called bvt I don't know what H IB or whether it Is satisfactory." Mitchell, who claims the union lolal of a.OOO day labrtr members and 4,01)0 collon choppers In all. said the Workc-ru Alliance Is actively supporting the TenanL Union strike In nn effort lo prevent labor from Memphis going Inlo Ihe Holds. Georgia's Chain Gang "Houdini" " Escapes Again LA ORANGE. On., May IB (U P>—Lcland Harvey, the "Houdini of Ihe Georgia chain gang," today, made one of his frcciitenl escapes this time overpowering » guard of the Troiip county con- vicl' camp. With Harvey in his sixth escape since he made his first break on Uec. 18. 1928 from Henry county Jail, was Robert Williams, who last spring escaped from Hie Mcri- welhcr cornty Jail nt Greenville. Williams was recaptured In At- lanln after Ihe Mcrlwcthcr break. Harvey and Williams took Raleigh Wright, a camp guard, with them as they escaped In a camp truck but released lilin about a mile from the place where they made the break while working on Hie Stovall read, seven miles from here. They took Wright's plsto from him. If TISTS HOLD joipssi Dclcj»nlcs of Northern and Sonllicni Meet. Branches ST. l.OUIS, May 18. (UP)—Dcl- 1844. The previous meeting was at Washington In 1933. Allliough n new spirit of coop- crallon is growing between Ihc two branches and speculation has arisen lhat the groups may merge organi/.ntions, union is improbable according to the general concen- sus. The unification proposal lintf been made by liberal church publication* but indications arc lhat no action is conlcmplated at this lime. Flood Bill Wins Early House Vote WASHINGTON. May Ul (Ul') — House rl'jhl ill wuy wus ulvcii Uiikiy by Ihe rules Yoinmlllce to Ihe Overlun lim.Pin.UGO Hood control LILI , providing for llomlwity eonlral oi (he lower Mississippi. The nieiisi-rc already lius passed Ihe seimte. Tho commlllee, working to cut shoil debate on measures hereafter brought up. reported out u rule on Ihe bill Huilllng general delate lo Ihrec hours. The measure Is expected In be Irm-xhl. up In the house Inter Ibis week, Ik'sldes providing for tin: Hudorn llccdsvay mid llcod control works in Ihe Yawn] river niul Us trlbu- larli'S tho, bill pruvldi's $10,000.000 for the prolcctlon of northeast Arkansas and soulheiisl Missouri agulnsl the si. Francis river ml Its tributaries. Revolutionary G o vcvn- mcnl Acts in EHorl lo bid General Strike. LA PA/,, Ilnllvln, Mny III (UP) — Uellvla's new Inaugurating lary govcrnini;nl the weKlcru hemisphere's Second I'usclsl government, Icdily ordered wage* Increases for nil -worker.! tlmiii|:liriir{ ~llii> coun- Iry, Tills first net, of Ihc new regime mis followed liy a • promise thill, currency woi'ld be de- VllUled. The ilrcrre, raising WIIKI'.I foi workers for prlviile enterprise, pioiiilshm government nii]iliiye.s reduced IMni; cmls, and Ihrnnt- ciiliii! fines for employers failln<> lo comply, wns Inlendcil lo end n general strike. Hut nUlniii'jh (lie city remained (inlet the general strike continued. I'rrsUlnll Hi'signs A group of iti'iny officers went lo the lioiue of Pro.ittlcnl .lose Luis Te.ladii Somno Sunday anil forced Ills resignation, A jnila composed of olficcrs niul eivll- liuis then look over Hie novcrii- meiil. The turnover was similar lo Che rrcenl revolt In Paraguay, Ho- llvln's lute enemy, where a group of olllcers nnil soldiers took over the government in Ffbiiinry. The ollims told Ilio president thut (he people were dls- -saEl.sned with prevailing economic conditions and opposed oleclions scheduled for May III, The president Immediately acceded lo tlic army men, giving Ihem his written resignation. He then closeted himself hi his honir and refused lo receive anyone or make slatenienL';. The leader of the bloodless, shot- less coup \viis Col. German lluscli, at present actinu chief of (he army general stair. •^fleets Production, Not Intel-stale Commerce, Opinion Declares. WASHINGTON, May 18. (UP) — The supremo court loday .slruck down Hie fiuffey coal conlrol net. Including the price-fixing nu-lhod, Ihv Ifi pel- cent aullcy lux, and thi! lalioi- provisions of Ihc law. The full scope of Ihe opinion, decided by n vole of six lo thrco with Chief Justice Charles Kvnns Hui'.hes conciiriiiiK hi tt sepuralo oplnlcn, was sweeping. Its Immediate effect, on.present and contemplated New Deal legislation was not fully clear. The decision, by Justice George Sutherland, held that (here wan no question but lhat tho Cluffcy, tax was a penally lax under previous rulings of the court. . The court held that In view of ' this uml numerous oilier constd- irallons, set out at length in llu> cpnlon, tin; conclusion was '"Inescapable" that the direct of tho labor provisions of the act, Including minimum wage's, wage agreements, collective bargaining and the powers of the labor board, "primarily fulls utxm production and not u|x>n commerce." Importance, was added 16 .these slijllleant words by reason of the fact that they would .seemingly also condemn Ihe Wagner labor disputes net which Is uiulergolni; court tests in several lower federal cou r Is. County Central Committee Will Meet Here on May 26 The , MMsaippI County ' bemo- t'liillc Central committee \vlil meet at. I lie coiiii lioifsn here Tnes- elny monilni), May 2(1. nt 10 o'clock (o nx .fees for placing Ihe names of candldnles on the coimlv biillol. net the "deadline" for filliij; and for other bmlnau Hull nmy cnme before' the body. Cliiili'innn Jesse Taylor of nly- thevllle, announced today. The prlnuiry election will be held nn Tuesday, August 11, ' All commllteenien from (he various townshlns arc expecled to at- Iciul Ihe May aii session. A second meeting of the central eommiltce will ba held .a short lime before the primary for • Ihc selection of election oiriclals. egatcs of Ihe Northern and South- T „ . , . , crn UapUsl churches met In Joint 1 WO Lars in Accident at conference here loday for the sec- r"L' 1 i i n* • • oud lime since Ihc organization ttlickasawba ailfj Division split over the slavery question h wasjnaval training Cal, Sea DAVIS " Ol " milling office Saturday.; transferred to the U. S.; LONDON (UP)—Charlie Clmp- al San [raining i lines terminal here, bound over lo awail action of the grand jury last Wednesday for larceny in \\v alleged lliefl of S415.25, which he claimed wa7 taken in a holdup nud safe robbery, has been released from jail on bor.d. Jones h.'is been released on S7SO bond, said lo have been sign- : _ a ,„ ^ aii nmcll| cd by Jack Tiimi'L' and Dr. D. C. j Ihe College of Agriculture Cill- Mclean. | fornia farms are" ope in led from The char.jc against him will fcjJl'O feet below .sea level lo a mile presented to Ihc [all grand jury, i above, he says. pic youths, Charles jr., 10, and rc n t n minify sc | 100 [ . Ca - , ' i variety stage. She said tliat both jivlll make application in court In inia io enter tlicni here. All the blood. In the body has to go through Hie lungs 2000 limes a day. Rogers Baby Dies Helm 1/ Hogcrs, 11 months old (laughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hob Rogers ol (be Number Nine community, died at Marlon, Ark., yesterday morning at 7 o'clock while being rushed lo a Memphis '(fir treatment. Her death was attributed to complications resulting Iroiu colllls. Funeral services were held this afternoon al Number Nine cemetery with the Rev. Mr. Holt officiating. Interment was made at the cemetery. The Cobb Funeral Home was In charge of funeral arrangements. She is survived by her parents. a sister, Ri : by, and a brother, Owen Clifford. Occupanls of two cars sintered slight brclscs and one car was considerably damaged in an accident at the Intersection Chickasawba avenue and Dlvisioi street Sunday afternoon. Jim Crafton was the driver of one car and Virgil Koyd, son of Dr. I). I,. Boyd, was Ihe driver of tlic olhcr. Miss Frances Huss- tnan of Memphis was wtlh Mr. Crafton. Will Hold Pie-School -,: Health Clinic Tomorrow Arrani:emcnls have been completed for Ihe pie-KCliool clinic, (o be held tomorrow at (he office of (\f Mississippi county Health mil nt Ihe court house, beBlni!m-[ at 9 o'clock. Dr. A. M. WnKhburn and other members of (he mill] will examine free all children who will enter school next September. |. Mrs. W. J. Wnndcrllch, 'chairman of IhLs project, and Mrs:' Chester Caldwell, president of thtj ', Central Ward P. T. A., made nn-. nomicemcnls at the churches yesterday and have visited a number of homes within Ihc past, week In nn effort lo Interest parents of boys and girls of this aje, Reports of defects will be given parents so Ibat corrections may be made, where possible, during this summer. Dijon's Famous Cafe Owned by New Yorker DIJON, France (UP)—John P. Wcnzel who formerly managed a wholesale rnllk btistnc.'y; in York Is owner of Dijon's famous cafe "La Uotonde." In 1932 tired of selling milk he liquidated his business and left for France on a vacation w Uh his wife, a French girl he married in New York. His cafe Is a well known gathering place for American tourisls in Burgundy. [o,[j Professor Dies at Fayet'teville FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Prof. David Jasper Burleson, 54, of the University of" Arkansas College, of Agriculture, a member of Ilic stale Agronomy Board, died suddenly here Sunday following a cerebral hemorrhage. He was born In Alabama October 15. I8S2. Survivors Include his wife, two sens. Charles Glen and David Burlcson jr., and a daughter. Clare Burleson. all of Fayctteville. Funeral services will be held this aflcrnoon. New most Firsl Ciinarttcr Hales lo 1817 NEW YORK. (UP)— The first Cunarder ever to arrive In New- York, was ardently welcomed and toasled by Manhattan's merchants on Dec. 28. 1817. The Hlbernia's arrival signalized a milestone in Hie history of transatlantic travel. WEATHER ARKANSAS — Showers tonight. Tuesday partly cloudy in wesl. local showers In east portion.- Memphis and Vicinity—Showers tonight, slightly cooler. Tuesday fair. 'Hie maximum temperature here yesterday was 80 degrees and Ihe minimum, 70, with .10 of an Inch of rain, according lo Ihe official weather observer, Samuel F. Nor- rls.

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