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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THI DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHRA8T ARKANSAS AND 8OUTHEASY MISSOURI VOL. XXX11I—NO. 58 Oouriw BlythMllU DUly N»*« Hen Id UJMUtlppl V»01»J Hm'HKVlULB, AllKANSAS, SATUKDAY, MAY 2!!, liM STNG1.R COPIKS F1VK CENTS f\ TERROIZED BY "BLACK LEGION" POLICE mm CITY Bankers Name Lynch to National Council' I B. A. Lynch, president of the Farmers Bank and Trust Co., was elected to represent Arkansas out Ihe executive council of the American Bankers association at the nnminl meeting of Arkansas members of the association, held hit connection with the Arkansas bankers association mcellng nt. Hot Springs yesterday. Five Conviclecl of Ahduc- lion of Eugene Poulnol (cr T wKrt t^e sSTof a I iampa, Fla. BARTOW. Pla., May 23. (UP)— »njv iu w, r i;i., may j. $, lUr)— in A six-man Poll: county-jury today "f? c ' a ."°" '">"""«»"E committee found five formor •mlt.impn rfor,.,i- n '^ Mr - L >'" cn W(ls ™»>«1 alter- found five former policemen defendants in the Tampa lash trials guilty of kidnaping Eugene Poul- 110 1. Pat whilaker, chic of the defense counsel, announced that he will file n motion for a new trial within (he time allowed. The slate law allows four days in which to file such n motion. Those found guilty by tile verdict of fills afternoon were former Tampa policemen C. A, Brown, c. W. Carlisle, John p. bridges, Sam B. Crosby and P. W. Switzer. Judge Robert T. Den-ell last Saturday acquitted by a directed verdict former Police Chief R. O Tilsworth o fa charge of being an accessory after the fad and also acquitted former Tampa Policeman Robert Chappell. Today's verdict of guilty for the five remaining defendants came on the third ballot. It was Indicated that sentence would not be passed until t'ne defense has had time to ask for a new trial. A maximum sentence of ten years can be given on the kidnaping charge. Poulnol and two others, members of the "Modem Democrats," a political organization described as communistic, were taken from Tampa police headquarters, allegedly by the defendant policemen, and turned over to a mob which flogged them. One of the flogging victims, Joseph A. Shoemaker, died of his Injuries. by about 2,000 farmei's from 20 Northeast Arkansas counties al w)lo : Newport yesterday. I The press of hay-making nnd kept down thcj H-T- Q n , . _ _ _ „ „ ;tppt county rele- lO Support KOOSevcIt Ib council of the national organiza- fallen but about twenty were , <},,nnnv) Pnr^lnlich. " lion. Mr. Lynch returned from lllcrc ' !n«l«illng County Agents J.| Io •JUppOlt Lapltmisrn, the convention at noon today ° Fllllcrlo » and Joe Walker,) Conv. ,_ members of their staffs, Farml nnte. .As member of the A. B. A. executive council Mr. Lynch, who. Is n former president of the state Tlle pross of ' association, will be the spokes- cottcl1 cll <>PPl"g man for Arkansas banker on the slzc of 1>1C Mls sl^' Braggadocio Man Freed on Self-Defense Plea CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo., May 23 —Cap Neol, Braggadocio. cixrged with murder in the shooting "April a of John Nailc, of the same community, was acquitted In his pre- iiminary hearing here yesterday bc- lore J. D.- Hullmnn, justice of Hie l»acc. After KSenlnj to 14 witnesses, Huffman decided NeaFs plea of self defense ivns justified -and freed him. Neal stated that earlier in tlie day of the shooting he and Naile had an argument, and that Naile, «l»n leaving, declared they would "go home and get their (511115 and shoot it out." t.ntc that evening, >Neal staled Naile approached his home, carry- Ing a shotgun, and as Nailc started lo enter the yard gate he.' Neal opened fire with his own shotgun, the charge striking Naile in the chest. Organization Is Essential, Cobb and Other Speakers Say al The necessity for effective or- IM7. will succeed W. H. Johnson, e« llli::l lion to maintain nnd ex- of Fort Smith. Mr. Johnson wns| lclut . thc "conomlc gains which elected to the American Bunkers "Brlciilture has made In the past Eats Discarded Oranges, j Dies Within Three Hours; LEPANTO. Ark.—Al noon Pel- day six-year-old Henry \yiggln-s. £on cf diaries Williams, wns palj- ing nboul near their homo at West Ridge, six miles north of Lepanlo. The child espied soiru oranges that had been pitched oul of n store, apparently rotten He nte them and wllliln tli^Ci hours wns dead of colllis. Fiiiie/al i i'civlces were lo be held todayr | Asks 8 Billions for Farm Relief (hree years was stressed throughout a day-long program attended 10 SOT Senate Committee Seeks Ways ,of Boosting Federal Revenue'..-,. WASHINGTON, May 23. <UP>The senate finance 'committee today considered levying a sugar processing tax, elimination of certain estate [ax exemptions, and tightening personal holding company taxes to boost the new revenue bill's yield toward the $1,137,000,000 asked by President Roosevelt. Chairman Pat Harrison (Dem. Miss.) estimated thai file bill us it now stands falls $60,000.000 short of the $020,000,000 corporation tax Increase asked by the president,' ' ' In 'addition to the corpo"fat!on tax ^he committee is' 'seekirie 'U> raise 5517,000,000, 'spread t over a three-year period, In temporary taxes. To do this they ordered'further study of several possible 'inetiioils A processing lax of"oiie-half-cent n pound on sugar, estimated to raise $66,000.000." -' ; Elimination of- the present tax- nblc exemption of $40,000 on estates of over $100,'00p. Tariffs on such items as coconut oil and starches. ' : Tightening of sections 102 iand 351 of the present revenue law. designed to prevent personal holding companies from piling iip tax exempt reserves. . i Bureau officers and farmers. The meeting was the last of n series of four regional gatherings, held under thc auspices of the Arkansas Fnrm Bureau Federation. .The chief speaker was Cully A. Cobb, director of the AAA soil conferva lion program • In the South. Also on the program were J. F. Tompklns. president of thc Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation, W. R. Ogg, acting secretary of the American Farm Bureau Federation, Dean Don T. Gray of Ihe college of agriculture, Sinn- Icy Carpenter, district extension agent, nnd others. Edward A'( O'Neill, national farm bureau president, who was scheduled to speak, was unable lo be present, having been called home by serious Illness - in ills family. Cobb, after 'lisliiij; the gains which have been made under the Rocscvelt administration's agricultural program since the cotton plow-up campaign decided . eir "comrades" not to the fold tills year. 1 extemporaneously un* onvenlion Told - PUBLIC HALL, Cleveland; May. 23 i UP)—Three top notch Social-j Ists today called for party mem-] bers to "slay on your own bnii(l wagon" In the November presidential election. j 1 Speaking lo several thousand delegates al the opening of the party's biennial convention, the three keynoters—Nornmn Thomn.s, Daniel w. Hoiin nnd Leo Kr/.ycki —warned their stray from Speaking extemporaneously der n Hood of lights, Thomas crlllcl/ed sharply Lite Socialist.-; who advocate support of' presl- aVni. Roosevelt. , "The one unforglveablc act of this year." hc shouted nmld ap- plnuse. "Is for Socialists lo Illrl with tacit or open support of President Roosevelt. "To support Roosevelt is to support capitalism." "To support-Roosevelt is to snp- :port capitalism and any Socialist doing lliat should ! be out of the party.". - ' f Several times Thomas .nsked thc {crowd lo stop- applauding- so - that he could finish his speech .(hiring The one hour broadcast cirer a na- tlonnl network. Thomas admitted that the drift of Socialists toward t|ie Roosevelt camp was.causing the" party some concern. . upon back In 1933, snid thai the chief clanger today Is thut American- agriculture, Hilled by a degree of relative prosperity, .will forget Ihe disaster which .It faced a few years 'ago and relax '"its fight for economic Justice. Hc appealed for the effective organization of all farmers, so that ngri-. culture may speak clearly and authoritatively in congress unit in the -state legislatures : on matters involving' the , welfare of fanners. - ' •' ' The assembled-'farmers cheered Cobli and 'other speakers and in a roll-call of counties pledged the strengthening of Ruin' Bureau organtziitkms -throughoul North- cast Arkansas/ R. C. Branch, Pecan Point, president of the Osceola District Farm Bureau,-promised 2,000 Farm Bureau members for Mississippi county. The pies-1 j . .'•"•' -• j —-• tint paid-up membership In this Salem As j e W - A 1" a 0 county is about 400. Several him- ~ dred 'more have' signed up but have not-yet paid'.their annual dues. Ills eight - billion - dollar homestead bill, reported favorably by Hie House public lands subcommittee, would cosi tlie government less than the soil conservation programi declares Hcpresemnilve Hugh 1'elersan, Jr. (Dem.. Gn.), above. It calls for liquidating of all farm morl- friKC's, giving Hie rnrm owner prior right lo a homestead stake, Iliu remainder of Iho properly to go to the public domain.' ' Founder Honored at Colony Dedication Excrcis- ' es Yesterday DYKSS COLONV, Ark, ~ IlUjh state nnd national officials Joined Here yesterday afternoon with (lie 2.5CO residents of Dyes.s colony In Iribule to the memory of W. II. Uyess, rounder of llu> colony, wlm died In the Cloodwln plane crush last January 14. Thu occasion was the second mmlvcrsnry of thu establishment of the colony, now occupied by seme 500 families. lllllle Uyess, 10-ycar-olil son of the founder, pulled.lliu cord that unveiled n fountain, erected In liis fnther'fi memory, Floyd Sharp, who succeeded Mr. Dyess ns \VI"A administrator In Arkansas, delivered the dedicatory address. Ctlicr.s speakers Included Col. Lawrence Westbrook, nsslslant nn- tlotml WPA administrator, who described Mr. DyeJ« us "a nreat soldier in the battle against misery nnd want," nnd Clov, Mai- Ion Futrell, who predicted fen- Mr. Dyess a prominent plato In the history of Arkansas. .SuciTis Is '1'rovcil "Kroni what we luivo seen here ludny, I know we cnn say now that this experlniiMit Is n success and n wonderful . tribute to the. man who originally conceived tin idea." lie will occupy n prominent plncc in lliu history of Arknusns 1 her governor Mild. "Home owning and homo owners are the security of a country .el Hie people own their hornet, mil yon will not have lo tencV .hem patriotism by example o: education. 'Oils experiment Is tin. forerunner of a- grcnl iwlluy h Selassie Sails From Palestine for England HAIFA, .I'alc.sllne, May 'a (Ul 1 ) —Kmperor Halle Si'lnssli', exiled inli'i nf Ethiopia, left Palestine today for Kimlund aboard the lii'Htsli cruiser Capetown. With the fcirmei Klhlopla monarch aboard llu> Ih'tttsh wnrsliiii vcrc his .soas and Has Kussn, .illiloplim clileftiiln who led un l!tlilc|ilnn army prior to the Itnl- nn victory. 1 tulle Belasslt! spent, n day more lian two weeks hi 1'alestliic.', to vhlch lie came on May I), also iboard n Ih'ltlsh warship, from Djibouti, V'K'iich Somallhind. i lake Precautions In Jeru- Hornersville Youth's Florida Trip Ends Here Hugh Harrison. 15-year-old Hornersville, Mo., youth, didn't get very far today on his way to Florida. Hugh was met as he stepjwd off a Cotton Belt train here by police, nt the request of his mother, nnd drained until she arrived to return him home. Young Harrison told police he had intended to pay his fare by bus from Blyllieville as far on'nis «o „„«,». IUKS snl(1 lne rmg way to Florida as tils scant funds leader escaped and his description would allow. , i,ad been circulated throughoul Apparently unperturbed when in-1 Austria nnd to frontier posts formed thai his mother was en route here by car lo return him) home, the youth wailed at the city hall until liis mother arrived and departea with tier. Two Slain In Reported Attack On Prince Star- riemberg's Castle VIENNA. May 23 <UP>—Two members of a band of alleged Nazis, are dead today following n mass attack on Wnchsenberg castle in upper Austria, owned by Prince Ernest von Starhemberg Austrian Hclmwehr leader. Police announced thai between 40 nnd 50 men participated In the attack and described the men They said the ring Former Illinois Residents File Divorce Suits Here Two divorce suits have been filed in chancery courl by former residents of Illinois. C. R. slade is the plaintiff in one action, seeking a divorce from Hattie slade on the ground of desertion. They were married in In the other action Reola Hardwick k asking n divorce from Harold Hardwlck, also on the ground of desertion. E. E. Alexander Is attorney for plaintiffs in both actions. NEW YORK, May 23. (UP) — Cotton closed steady. May -— July Oct. . open high low close Dec. Jan. Mar. Chicago Wheat open high low close May 94 3-4 95 1-4 93 1-8 03 1-4 July 85 3-4 85 7-8 85 85 1-i Chicago Corn open M».i low close May 62 1-2 C2 5-8 61 7-8 62 July 59 1-8 59 3-3 58 3-4 58 3- 1139 1145 1138 1037 1044 1037 1034 1039 1034 1032b 1037 1035 1039 1042 1039 1040b 1144 1042 1038 1035 Burns Wins Acquittal in False Pretense Case W. M. Burns was cleared of a charge of obtaining money under false pretenses by Municipal Judge Doyle Henderson nt a hearing this morning. Tlie court held that there was no criminal liability Involved In Ihe accusation hgnlnst Bums and that the liability, If any, was n civil matter. Burns was arrested on the complaint of a man who claimed to have made a payment on the purchase price of .certain property. Tlie contract under which the payment wns made, however, indicated that Burns, acting as agent for another party, could only convey title subject lo certain contingencies. Charley Barcom was fined $10 on a charge of disturbing the pence. A charge 6f gas tax evasion was docketed .against Wolf Arian, local junk dealer. Closing Stock Prices lvi;> NEW YORK, May 23. (UPI- 1041 Stocks continued lo advance today Spot Average Is 11.G2 The average price of 7-8 inch middling cotton on the 10 lead- Ing spot markets today was 11.62, the Blythevlllc Board of Trade reports. Growers selling their 1935 cctton today will be entitled to a subsidy of .38 of a cent per pound. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, May 23. (UP) —Irregularity continued in the cotton market today. Losses ranged to 10 points for May and gains extended to six points. open high low close May 1160 1161 1152 H54b July 1133 1138 1133 1138 Ocl 1035 1039 1033 1038 Dec 1031 1036 1031 1036 Jan 1030 1035 1030 1035 Mar 1038 1039 1038 1038b In llghl trading. Bonds were ml>icd cotton firm nnd wheat lower. A. T. and T ...... :--• 'G2 Anaconda Copper .. Beth, steel Chrysler Cillcs Service Coca Cola Gen. Ain. Tank ... Gen. Eleclric ..— Gen. Motors Inl. Harvester McKesson-Robbiiis .. 34 1-8 51 95 3-8 4 1-4 3G 5-8 62 85 8 7-8 42 3-4 Rioting Continues - JERUSALEM. Mny 23 (UP) — Night train service in Palestine was cancelled .today and business was parnltzed as British authorities acted lo prevent recurrences of Jewish-Arabian rioting which had resulted In the death of U6 Jews, 78 Arabs nnd one Arabian policeman today. Three British policemen, 42 Jews nnd 28 Arnbs have been wounded In the outbreaks. A Jewish special constable has been arrested in the Tiilkarcm northern district in connection with Ihe dralh of the Arab policeman. Military escorts have been provided for day railway nnd auto tralflc. British civilians have been sworn In ns special constables throughout Palestine. McKellar Prdictsf-Prcsi- dent" Will' Carry 44 States In November MEMPHIS, May 211 (UP)—President llooscvell will carry al lensl 44 ol the 48 stales for reelection In November. U. S. Senator Kenneth D. McKellnr (Dem., Tcnn.) n-ecllctcd today.' Senator McKellar,' here for rormnl exercises launching work m:. two PWA slum clearance and housing projects which will cosl (B,200,0(X), declared opposition to Lho president eentcra around special Interests nnd Hint , Roosevelt would sweep the country. "I believe the president will cni-ry every state except possibly Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire nnd. Delaware, nnd he may cnrry some these," the senior Tennessee senator told the United, Press. He would not venture to say whom he believed the Republicans will nominate to oppose President Roosevelt but said: "It siems the big Inlerests arc centering on Lnnrton and is a pretty good Indication. Steel Helmets for I'olicc JERUSALEM, Mny 23 IUP>— All police were ordered today to wear steel helmets until further notice because of the persistence of Jewish-Arab - disorders. Shootings, bombings, and arsons continue despite government emergency regulations so stringent that they martial law. almost Model Mill Village that Gas Tax Collections Show Substantial Gain LITTLE ROCK, May 23 (UP) — Revenue Commissioner Earl E Wiseman announced today thai tin stale had collected $708,536.39 h gasoline taxes for Hie month ol Aprij; with several to be compiled. reports ye' the United States, mark, voids," . ClovprnoivPulrcjn predicted, tlm Ihe-' great'plaiilul(onV6Y tiio 'iiliilt Will eventually ue, cut up Into small rnrm "for Ihe benefit o tionie owners like these." . . I'nluls to Future After paying tribute to Mr. Uy- ess, Slmrp explained the worklnr plan for Hie colony nnd fcdera H'ovlslons to .safeguard Us existence. "We say today • this colony 1. completed. Actually: it Is Jus starting. Actually 11 Is just starling. What Is completed arc tin BOO farm homr-s, Ihe nccessan roads nnd ditching, the community center buildings with Us stores hospital and industries. "But the colony is not wholly "Spiritual Training for -Yotillv' Will Be Rev. Mr. Carpenter's Stibjccl "Spiritual TTulnlnij For Youtli" Is Ihe sermon theme lo be used the llev. Allied of Ihe rivsl llaptlsl clnireh, , In tho annual bumUauiTuiu «er- iiion of the IDIII! itradiiallnii i class of the city high school Snnclaj mliiB, II o'clock, nl Iho ell) nudttorlum. The V, urndtiiilcs, theli- families and friends will also hear u musical program, aminiscd by Mrs. Paul L. Tlpton, who has been in charge of thu music loi a number of years. Tlicrc arc !I5 In Hie rommuiilty choir with MLs.' Knthryn Clreur as |ilanlst. The -12 girls will wear loin, frocks of organdie, luce nnd silk In colorful shades, nnd will cm-rj arm boiuiuels of jirixril .uardci flowers. Thiiy will iMitcr lliu auditorium lo the .strains of "Adoration" Ilcn-ow.skl, .followlnn the prtiliiilo "Klegle," NOllcl. The Jiev ,W. .V,-)yomafik,.. jnvstor. of' th First •'Methhdlst chiilrli, ' will 'sn. Hie Invocation. Mihcjt. Tlplm Hii.ssc'll Fnrr and George M. Lee will sing "O Heavenly Father Piirks, before the violin otfcrlorj. "Avc Maria" Schubert, iilaycd by Mi-s. Stuart II. iialmoit. Ross Stevens will sing "The Voice In the Wilderness" Scott. The Hcv. Carrol! B. Cloyd. pastor of the First Christian church, will say Lhe benediction before the class recessional us Miss a rear plays "March nf the 1'rlcsl.s" Mendcls- snlin. ' * DETROIT ilnck Robed M c in b e r.s Ride nt Night to Enforce Moral Code DETROIT. Mny 23 (Ul')-C'om- ilnlnls that llio lilnck Leiden'? , lecdcxl and robi'd night riders hud eiTci'lzed scores of Wayne comi- Ly icsldonls camo to the uirloo nf Prosecutor Du'licun C. McCi'iui nday n» police ccintliiiied Ihplr nvc'ill3nllon qf the wanton slay- nx of u victim of the vigilante (and. Sixteen members of the Legion, .'harped with purtlclpallnij In tlic- ihoctliy of Chnrlos Poole, t2, ie- iiinlniHl In Jnll while theli ut orney.s vainly fioivjht their release (in wills of habciw corpui InfuniiantH Are Afraid i Circuit Judge Adolph Mnrscliner continual limirlnas on the wrltfi until Monday lo permit McCrea lo complete) his Investigation of the organization, believed bound lc>;it!lher by weird oallis lo uphold Americanism and moral conduct. McCrea nud police oll'lclals indl- cnUicl eacih .horn- of Inqiihj ic- milcd an orgnni/allon of IncrciiK- Iniily wilier scope and activity 1 . "Some of those who cnll my uf- fico am sllll afraid to gist inch mimes." McCrea said. "Tliej finr dial mcmbc-i'.i of the Black I e- ;lon .sllll nl large will exact new \ulhnrll>s were Informed Hint ctmiilcrs of the masked ilileis were located In I'onllnc and Mint and lluil in the former cliy .they had unsuccessfully attempted - tr> run n remit city election. Thorn, loi), It wns reported, Iheli activities extended to transgressora of their strict' code of morals. Americanism, anll^-'ntliollclsin and completed nnd still Sharp continued. "\Xe.huve reserved over two sections of hind for cur future normal 1 expansion, and when your children marry they may obtain homes liero. The work Is now before you—the responsibility Is yours—the success of this enterprise Is In your hands. The corporation lias given you, nnd will continue to.give you all the arslslnncc in its (tower. Bill from this date on the responsibility he-, gins to puss to you." Guard Planes Coming for Air Circus Here Three Arkansas National Guard plnnes will be nt the Blythcvllle airport on Sunday, May 31, when numerous private planes will par- - . Montgomery Ward .. N. Y. Central Packard ____ . Phillips Pet Radio St. L.-S. F. Simmons Beds Standard of N. J ..... — - Texas Co ............. 34 1-4 U. S. Smelting ....... 91 U. S. Steel ........... 58 1-4 Warner Bros .......... 10 . Zonlte '...... Faces Abandonment PLAINFIELD, Conn. OJP)-This town, regarded not so long ngo as Connecticut's model mill village, today faces abandonment, as a result of lethal blows dealt by a 92 1-2 strike at the town's only factory, 47 3-t | the large Lawton Mills, otid the consequent placing of that plant upon the auction block. Theaters and stores have closed and the *1,<K)0,000 Community House and grounds, a beautiful T - ^ luiuac .ing grounds a beautliui 35 1-4 athletic plant, presented to the 10 1-2 town by a wealthy benefactor, ore "' now closed to the public and harbor state policemen. 41 11 1-3 2 27 1-4 58 3-4 Fcndlcr, a member of the committee In charge of the nffnlr, was Informed today by Capt. Robert H. Uaker, operations officer of the A. N. G. air corps. The trip to Blythevlllc will be made ns part of the nir corps program of cross-country flights and maneuvers. The guard planes, naturally, will engage In no stutits, "Bv t hi n rt of .1 ,, Uci l' alc '» "" atr By the end of the month I t v,,,n,.r „ m ^,,,i,^ am sure that this amount will be Increased by several thousand dollars,' 1 Wiseman said. Records of the department disclosed that the collection for April. 1935. was $014,304, or $94 232.30 less than that made so far for April of this year. Fraternity Saves Home For Famous Poet's Widow MERRILL. Wis., May 23 <UP>The fraternity of Eugene Field today saved the wocded Wisconsin homestead of the poet's nged widow from foreclosure. A mortgage on the ISO-acre form, near Keafford Junction, was assumed by Phi Delta fietn fraternity after ar conference between Mrs. -Field's attorneys and those representing Mrs. Marguerite Bowell, Merrill, who owned a $2,500 mortgage. The purchase came before a foreclosure sale to- satlsty the mortgage and was to be confirmed in circuit court at Wausau. HIM lit! Charges Italians With Spreading False Propaganda Against British LONDON, May 23. (UP)—British authorities have discovered a vast Ttnllnn propaganda campaign against Great Britnln extending throughout the empire, the newspaper Dally Herald alleged today The ' disclosure, the newspaper asserted, was the result of the nn- masklng of "Col. Pedro Lope/," who sought lo persuade British armament firms to supply "dc:m dum" bullets so that the Italians could charge Britnlns with sending "dum dnm" bullets to Ethiopians. British secret service men are seeking other men, such ns "I.iOpez," t'hc newspaper sold. Lopez was f??iry Lawrence, an Four . Ifuvu Cpnfpssul , Slioni of 'their black )iaod.s nnd their rnbiw. with white crossed bones and skPlls sewiurupon them, (he 10 suspects admitted proudly Hint the ulack Legion was older than the Ku Khix Klnn, that' Its dubious heritage had come from revolutionary dnys. Police Inspector John I. Navarro said thai four members have coi'ifes.v.Hl that they took part In the abcli'fllmi nnd muidri cf Poole, whose body was found May in a roadside ditch near here. "I planned the exiiediilon only as a whipping parly," Prosecutor McCrea (iiioled Harvey Davis, n colonel" in the society, as saying Davis said that the "parly'' was planned because two relatives 'of Poolc's wife had charged Hut he beat and kicked her;: Navarre snld 34 other members of the organization were being iBht ns having attended meetings of the "Wolverine llepubllcisi. Lcngue" ut which the abduction.' of 1'mile was planned. • • Headquarters of the league, which la nol connected with the Republican party, were raided and a dozen firearms, a lai-ge quantity cf nmniimlllon, two daggers, and several black robes alid hoods, bearing n skujl nnd cror,!'-" liones Insignia, were confiscated.' v Welfare Department Gels $879,882 in Year LI1TLE ROCK. May 23 (UP) — The first report of the state department of public welfare, released today, disclosed thai the commission received a total of Australian music hall magician, R $879.882.84 from April 1. 1935, to was stated. Ml > r<:l1 31 ' ?» 38 _ Of the total income $225,000 was Asks Mussolini (o Acl I from lne H " n Uvo I >er cenl salcs ROME. May 22 (UP)— Envoys! lnx all(1 W61.830.87 from the liquor „„,>,..,,. j, .,... -•• ii»Bv. ... ..« a» U j», O f some ^ powers Imvcj tflx - bul local people will have an op- suggested to I'rcmlcr Beiiilo Mils-' Horsc racing added S54,358!)4 to ' ' porlmilty to Inspect them -and to see them En formation flying. They are expected lo nrrlve here about noon and to -spend most of the .itternoon here. Game nourishes in Utah Supreme Court Denies Sharon Pate's Appeal JEFFERSON CITY. Mo.An appeal by State Representative Sharon J. Pate of Pcmiscol comity from the circuit court order transferring disbarment proceedings against Slim to the Springfield court of appeals, was denied late yesterday by the state supreme court. Tlie appellate court will now try him on charges of conducting hlm- Ruffted Grouse Caught POCATfiLLO, Idaho (UP)-Z. S. McGlnnls, Mink Camp CCC clerk. arrived nt work to nnd a ruffled grouse perched on his desk. Cap- lured with a wire waslebaskel. the game bird later escaped OQDEN, Utah. (UP)—Game is sclf unprofesslonalljr as nu ntior- 1 becoming so numerous on Utah nc >' ln ~ ranjes Ihe livestock industry Is threatened, the' slat* planning board reported recently. The number of deer tn the state Increased from 11,466 in 1920 to 100000 in 1934, when the taken. last census was owners of tax ^ ] delinquent property to purchase their laud al tax sales for the amount of the courl costs and attorney fees. Tne charges were brought against Pate several months ago by thc state bar committee. S0 ]| nl ' t i lilt hc formally osk tlie tlie flm<l * ' -• "'— ' League of Nations to cnncel the i n WC31 f cm > penalties Imposed for Italy's war st;llc S25.G01.M. greyhound racing at Wcsl Memphis brought the on Ethiopia, It wns learned today. This would make it easier for the League to confess failure, It w.ns nrgucd. Mussolini nppcnrcd, according to foreign -sources, to be Impressed with the value of the suggestion and inclined to accept it. Mother Asks Help In Locating Her Son, 18 Mrs. J. D. Brownlee, who live.] near Blythevllle. is anxious to locate her son, W. D. Brownlee, 18, who has not been heard from since he left home on March 21. Young Brownlee Is about five feet, eight Inches In height, weighs about 130 pounds, has dark hair and black eyes. When hc left home lie was wearing a large black h»t, a gray coat, blue shirt, light green trousers and black oxfords. Mrs. Brownlee lives on R. P, p. route No. 3. The- new state slot machine lax totaled 414.280.41. The tax on pool Uibles yielded $0.505.54. The disbursement to Pulaskl county, which received $-11,731.50. was Hie highest In the list, followed by Mississippi comity, which received $20.981.25. Slayer of 12 Beheaded SCHWERIN, Gernmy. May 23 (UP)—Adolf Seefeld, a traveling watch maker, was beheaded today for the murder of 12 boys. WEATHER Arkansas—Generally fair tonight and Sunday. .Memphis .and vicinity—Pair to* night. Sunday cloudy, possibly unsettled. Not muc'n change in temperature.

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