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yMONDAYaiARCH U, 1938 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS California Digs Out of Worst Flood In History HMMflttTfliattf n r ^...^...... ( —^^ . ; • -Week of March 20-26 Set Aside For National Celebration 11V HARKV W. FKAXT/ United Press Stall' Curn>s|inllji'iil WASHINGTON, March H. (\]M ^-•Memories cf Ami-rlcuii '-pioneer days" when iji SU ]i populated t|,,. Wc-st-... Plntns like -onii grent rnijc" ir/ll bs revived during ilu> national celebration of "Wild I.lfc Week." from March 20 to 2(i. President Roosevelt proclaimed 'lie national observance of the week, sponsored by llie (ii-noni) Wildlife federation, to yive unity <imi power to the ttioits of :)ij.001) local organizations seeking preservation of the wild life of Ibis country, whether In forest, lake or stream. Behind Die cm-rent isntliitslasin of fishermen and hunters lor the nssurtd conservation of fish, fc, w l tutd game, there also will he a broad national Interest in programs undertaken to assure the perpetuation of the grout, western mammals, such us the Wson. elk. bighorn, antelope and Hie OTJ»|V bear. Slow i:\tinction I'rcrentrd A quarter century ago it, n\>- peareu that the -typlcnl North American animals w.erc facing extinction before the on-rush of civilization, mid the "last stand of some of these for a time was the theme of son» ami'story. But today, records will show, a consid ( "erable number have been saved ruul they are assured of grazing ureas and official protection favoi- nble to their future increase. Trapper, pelt - hunter, wngon- drlver, cattleman, railway builder and pioneer settler all took a turn at depopulating the cnee teeming animal population o < western America,.but a gradual awakening of the national imagination and conscience to (he meaning and value of the. "pioneer" animals in national life gradually brought support to the movement for conservation. President Theodore Roosevelt, once a rancher in the Dakota "bud lands," was in the van of this movement. It obtained powerful national support also from Stephen T. Mather, of Chicago, late director of tlie National park Service. Horaca M. Albright, formerly: superintendent of Yellowstone National Park and now presj- dent:,of the American PiainMug ana ".Civic Association, interested eeveral Presidents in ilic animal hfe problems of the Rocky .Mountain area. . , DaVlinj Active Campaigner • Recently, Jay N. ("Dins") L>ar- 3in^; cartoonist,, has lent his lien- chant pencil and graceful brush to the, welfare cf the nation's wild Jife. His beautiful poster-stamps are a feature of the "National Wildlife Week" celebration, and thousands of other "conservationists' have heljied. Today tbe bison population of the United Slates ami Canada is estimated to total 20.000. The prong- lioni antelope, swiftest animal of North America, whose threatened disappearance worried conservationists most, Is numerous in several states )>o«'. Bighorn sheep and Rocky Mountain goals find safety in several national parks and national forest ranges, and the beaver population is .large enough tp be" a problem to farmers In some areas. The ahnbst- ii.uuan antics of the beaver have become a popular subject in shorl- U'el films. Game conservationists have been lie.irtencd also by the assured prcs- ervation of the grizzly bear, most powerful and ferocious of western mammals. These animals are numerous in llie Yellowstone National Park and environs, in the Rocky Mountains. Nine federal areas have been established especially to aid wild life preservalion, and others have been projected. These areas embrace 2,991,017 acres. Animals also find special sanctuary in tbe national Darks, and seasonal protection in the large national forests. The National Bison Itange was established in 1909, especially to protect bison, but also affords sanctuary to considerable numbers of elk, deer, moiinlain sheep, wild ducks, grouse, beaver and pheasant. An Elk Refuge was established .,*l Jackson, Wyo., in I9i2, to safeguard the elk. that range from Yellowstone Park southward. Nebraska Has Old Kcfuge. Tiie Fort Niobrar.i game preserve was established in Nebraska in 1912. H protects buffalo, elk. deer, antelope, beaver, grouse, smcl the bird famous in pioneer literature— the prairie chicken. Tlie Sullys Hill game preserve in North Dakota, established in 1914. is populated with buffalo elk, white-tailed deer, pheasant.' geese and ducks. The Charles Sheldon Antelope Range, established by executive order in 1935, is large enough to afford au extensive grazing district for antelope. Another area for especial benefit of aiilelope is the Hart Mountain Antelope Range, in take county, Oregou/cstabllshed (n 1933. The Wichita Mountains Wild- fe Refuge, in Oklahoma, helps *lo perpetuate elk. Virginia deer and Texas longhorn cattle. The Djcert Game Refuge, established in 1930, in southern Nevada, is for the special benefit of Nelson's Bighorn, er mountain sheep. Nnlionnl Biluminous Crm! Commission Starts Over Again All iiv ~ ~ —•- • ""^^^^^^^••^•VOT^H^^M^BWW^^^MVHi^Bl^^HaBE3fl^HN^Bi^H^^H^HR3^^HV'>'Vk!^ Thiit Hood water Is no respecter of orange groves, Is shown by the picture above, taken 'from nn nirplmie us iiupim-iU'nlul mlns broiinhl hiali waters that Inundated the Los Angeles area, taking scores ol lives and causing millions of dollars in property daiuuge The photo snows one of the little towns in (he citrus belt west'of Sun Bernardino, with water covering Uie countryside us hir ,,s the eye can sec Communication to many of the flooded areas was disrupted, hampering rescue ellmls. overe (l by water. • Many homes were enlirelv washed muler the torrents and highways wore destroyed. wav „, ,, l Penal Reform Movement Centers Around New lattnnl Prison ATLANTA, Ga,, Marcli 14 (UP) — Substitution of a modem prison with immaculate cells for chain Bangs with their "sweat bo.ve.s" and cages for living quarters today marked the movement to reform Georgia's penal system. By legislative action, abolition of all Georgia chain gangs lias -. Rivers asked for general prison reform. The legislative program was completed by February and n new state board of penal achninis- InUion uegan the task of "humanizing" the prison system. All state courts were notilled that the terra "chain gang" was stricken from Georgia statutes and in the future, all convicts would be sentenced cither to a "public works camp" or Tattnall prison. County works camps wardens were instructed to discontinue tin- use of chains and shackles on all prisoners. Plans were made to Imprison mast of the incorrigibtes at Tnttnall, sending the worst prisoners to a rock quarry which will serve as the "Devil's Island" of the Georgia prison system. To Have "Clearing House." State officials said the towering concrete Tattnall penitentiary, ;ul probation laws which remove clemency powers from the governor's office, except in capital olfenses, the prison administration ho]>c.s to lower the penal population by release of deserving prisoners after they which serve as a "clearing house" for n)l prisoners, "will end 50 years of slander against the 01 an ueorgia chain gangs lias ou years 01 sianaer : been ordered. In place of the nide, Georgia penal system." . , roadside camps, a modern penal system is being formed, centering nround the new Taltnall penitentiary with every modem convenience of Alcatraz and capable of housing more Ihaii 3,000 prisoners One county in the Northern p.irt of the state has opened a new prison camp constructed of marble. The county sold its antiquated cages \vhich had liouscri'' convicts for years when Ihc "ma'rblc hnll<"' were op' en erf. •' ' ' '.';• Some ' countiM continue to use cages and shackles, but the 'new state board of penal administration is attempting to change these conditions as rapidly as "incorrigible" prisoners can be transferred to the "big house" at Tattnall. Reform Staricrt f.ast Fall Tile penal retain movcment^be- an in the fall of 1937 when Oov E. D. Rivers of Georgia and Gov' (James Hurley of Massachusetts were exchanging charges and counter -charges concerning Georgia chain gangs, Wliei, the peorgia legislature mctln special se.ssion In Novem- "'"!, w l>° c « r borrowed mv Emily Post "Enqueue" book Please return H? King Norrls Courier Ne« s . Georgia's penal population today Is approximately 8,000 persons. Most of these are men who have been confined in chain gangs. Some of the prisoners have served while others have •memories of tor- in cramped tiirous hoitrs "sweat boxes." spent Hulli , • > n"in.tm chains and chancell sweat boxes have been banned. Tlie old penitentiary at Milledt;- vllle is being renovated for dcten- W IK TO Smislika K ti lo's Austria Symbol of tun new domination of Nnzl Germany In Austria, Adolf Hitler's bold s«-'«stlkii waved 'over llie Imposing door of llie Vienna chancellery, iilmve, ufter new Nazi Suyss-lnqutirl . took oflielnl -command of Hit* gov- I'rmiu'tit. By Yielding School Lunch ASHLAND, WiK. (Ul>>—Robert Meyers has lieen mart ever since he anil Donald Aasen met n bljf black bear In Ilic woods near here. i>\rrcin:u Coinlci' Ni'Ws WnOiliiRton Corris|Mniilcnl WASillNflTON. Mtirell H. •- Whitliev the inivernrnenl Is coln- pc'ti'itt ID sit In us ri'HToe on tin- 1 problems ot an Industry Is n qnps- llon very much boimd ii|) 111 lilt: new clloit of the Nnllonul Bituminous (.'onl Commission to sturi. <mt mill do ll.s Job nil over nijulii rtflur 1111 lutlliil Diisra. The couuulsslon is Koini'Uim'.i kiiinvn us the "Clooty Hoard" \>v- diusi' It openilcs under (lu> Outfey ruiil lu-'l iinil for IIIIIDCIOUS ullicr muni inul Kiiltltilvia misons. its Job Is to sil inlnlniuin coul prices so Hint .mini 1 owners In each of in M)fl I'uul urcftji vvlll receive up. proxlniiili'ly tin; nveruKC cost of production |u>r ton In their ureii. Knlnnmly Ciuiiiii'lKlve Mimy pqu'eiiienl stories iilwnt the fommlsslon have upprared. 1 hue's ii brief roundup: Senator aulfey or 1'enusylvunlu unil his pollllcnl nlly John 1,. Lewis n[ (lie mine workers, ulong with ciuil openilovs mul oilier coal ftiUu opemtm-s, (jot » coul .slahll- l/.ntlon law thrmit'li nlier nn e<)rl- lev dllferent onu had been killed by the Supreme Court. The Industry lins tin active productive capacity of BOD.000.000 Ions u year, which could be pushed up In 000,000.000, mid n demmid for ulioiit 400,000 (TOO tons. Condition.', lm<l been fiercely, often ruinously, competitive. The mnisure skinned throueh the House only after certain members hud been fissured tlio public would l;o protected from lioiiiilng. Ultu- mlnous consumers Incliiile rull- ronds wliich burn id per cent uf U,."mnnuf»clurliiff mid mLscelliinc- ous" (Includlht! cities, stnti-s, schools mill BO on) S2 per cent. utilities -mid domestic users 10 per •cent, llie Jnsl injure covering hotels and apartment houses, Noboilv knows how many householders use soft ami. The act set up a Consumers' Counsel empowered to learn nil pertinent facts, to advise, to protect and to spread Information. Gulfey KOI, "his limn" In ns ulinirmnn— Clmrlcs S. Hosford, Jr., of Pittsburgh, I'rlncelon und Hur- ynrrt law gradimte, cxc-oal opera- lur, ex-coal sale.smmi. Sennlor Necley of bituminous West Vlr- Bliiia obtained iipixilntiuent of O. E. "Ned" Smith, Fnlnnont p»b- llJhrr, and of P. W. McCiillough ns the commission's $000-a-year scc- retiiry, Thomas S. Ilnymonil, a Kentucky oi^rator, wns nnn\etl un'd Uftis Toui'. PendDrsiis't'of Kansas City found, n place . for' a :ju\vy'rr niiiniil \Viilt6r H. ''MiUoiiey. 'Tlii>. miners Imd' f'crcy .Tctlow cif Ohio and John c. Uiwls of.'.Iow'a atvl Senator Mlnton of Indiana 1 Urafteil his old frlentl Picas Greenlce as the seventh nicnibcr. Ilosfnril Kan MR Hliuw Hosford undertook to rule the roost, working closely with Smith. who look over personnel problems with CliilTcy'R approval. Much bitterness ensued ns Haymond and Mnloney lined up with llttsford and Smith. Tcllow. Green- Ice nnd Lewis functioned n.s howling inlDoiHy. Smith built, up nn ortjunl/nUon mill congressional InvesllKiiUon of nn Alleged [>nl- roiiune scandal was threatened us llu 1 minority ineniliers iirotcsted iliey couldn't U'nm who was on Mil- [iiiyroll or what the llostord- Hiutlh muclilnu wu.s doing. .S'l.v months of Internal wnv wns mixed with flown liivi\stlgntloii, .stnllgilrul work and hearings on I't'i'lntn <iui\sliom. Then suddenly ronl 0|)ernloiK bcfiim n Ijnvrngi- of lelrurnms for jjilc-es nt n tlinu when c-oimossmeii were Introduc- lu« r<-.-:oliitloiw for nn liivi-stl(ia- HDD. Cnuiti; Will Dfdil,. •: ,': , Tim law says tlie coiVinltisloii ciiirt iniiki- nn onlfr without, ulv* I»K l;il!>ri-st(.-il persons u cluim-e to lie heuvil. to rxiiiulni! nnil cmsi- i.xiiiiiliif, nnil withoul miikhiK n tiinliiiK of rii<!t--whlrti would n- plnfii llt ( > order. Jjiit there was nn 'iivliiu nnd the commltti'i- at llie eiiil nf Ninvmuer >iunouni:i<;| prices MiiiKi :iO,0(W of Ihi-m-effeciivc •o. ID. 'J'ilcre ivej-c ninny nro- ii'ms. imuiiH-r.s' c.'imiisol John C'ar- KOII, wlio wns secietiny to the lido .Scjinlor CoiKc'ii.-i of Michigan, Inul butlled to keep Hie. public In. fonui'd. O|i]jashni secrecy, ho lu- slMeil (lie net could imly l^. m . ' ' by miliiliiK public coufi- PAGE THKEK Adolf's Marshal Rates a'Baton served reasonable sentences. parts of Miner Falls 82 Feet And Finally Recovers ..... _. The two 13-year-old rural school their students were milking through die woods to school when the bear approached them. The boys decided to walk along briskly Instead showing friKlit anil running. Tlie bear caught up with them and began sniffing at the sacks of ..,_.. ~" lunch which they carried. They WENATCHEE, Wash. (UPI-E. T. opened the sacks, tossed part of Babcock. miner, fell 82 feet in n "'" ---••-•• • • • • • narrow mine shaft and lived. Babcock was walking out, oi the , the food to llic bear, nnd hastened on while bruin stayed behind to mine after a blast that filled tunnels iiith smoke. Uimble to see, he suddenly stepped into space and plummeted to the bottom of another shaft. Other miners rescued him. He was in a hospital for weeks. ars without ever wearing chains, R«, U uouner New* Want Ada SCHTRY by <he WAXOL P roc try our NEW SENTRY COAL this time p "! d '" America's Most C 7 Aft • Prepawtion Phut We $7.00 tOH antee Ev9fv ron. GAY & BILLINGS PHONE 1C, WANTED GOVERNMENT LOAN COTTON SWEARENGEN CO. OFFICE CONCRETE BUKS. ON WALNUT STREET PURCHASE ANY WASHER • Don't be satisfied with sce- ng it wash just one batch of :lothcs. Innst on a complete "!y washing, from humpar ic. Put in 'dainty clothes, ', griiVjy wotlc. anil pl«y M. Then ch?ck che tout ing time and total quzn- f soap and water used. ay tag welcomes compari- On this basis, Maytag orld leadership. The . t-aluminum lubandGyn- oam washing action give you washing, in I«s time, ailowcr cost per washing. Mayug^are available v.iih Twin-Cylinder easolinc Multi-Motor. »IF IT E. B. GEE SALES CO. Glpncoc Hltlg:. TH£ MAYTAO COMPANY .' MANUFACniUCRS • fOUNDED 1Mt hi> mul plitmled for niililli! lu'iivli)|t,i, ho VP- celviM nn i-n-opt-iullon from ]| () s- ford mid \vn.s Ignored, lint .soon tin; coiirUi not llmlr minis on the commission mul gniiitcd liijniieiions iiuulnst tin- lirli-e.s to Uiu riiilrondfi, to the city if Cleveland, to llu- Awoeluli-d Indiislrli-s of New York. Ho Hip •wiiiiiliislnn oiilliiil It' nil O lr. i-nn- :<!k'il Ihi! prli'e.i, mid Hie iniljllc *lll Imvi! IU diiy In court. The irlce-nxhiB Job, lo be done U'unlly, will dike four (o six inonth.i. 'IVnijionirlly Ihere's «. i rme | n llu> eommlsslon. Dill neuvly cvory- tio .still tears the worst. Trade Union Organized By English Ministers LONDON (Ui>)_A trixle union of ministers Is Mug formed 1,1 ft'ttl Hrltaln. .'I'ho ROT. uolirrl Doblc, vienr of Oreiil Clii'.sterfmd, ifflsox, who Iras Iran iipiKilnM mlDlsiBrlnl urgnii- K iig sccrc-tnry of tho Soclnllst Christian l£t\xw, snld the union wns !x<l!i ff formed "for nuitiml IMII- tlDh und co-opemtlvi! wlliiess," GLENCOE BARBER SHOP Eurl K. Parker, I>roii. Oknuiw Hotel 111(1 jr. Hand or Klciitrlc Mun Constipated? "For 30 yeoia I lia<J conslJ|>.ili»ii, awful BUS UloatliiH, Jitatuchea anil back twins, Adlfilha hcl|»«J ri|[I't away. Now, 1 c-H eaiuigc, bananas, |>lf, anything 1 waul, ADLERIKA Klrtiy;.Bros.•,Drug Co. ROXY Admission alfays .' 10c & 2Cf. nratlrwes .Saturday & Sunday Only 'Double Danger' ROOK igatnst CROOK with rominc* I th* id brlnw tin^tri. Scr««n flat It ^wf f. orntn tnj J. Kottii fan. _ Also Fox News & Comedy Tue. - Wed. - Thur, PAL NIGHTS! Two Admitted for the I'rlce of 1 1U* uniting As thcusli to mnlio .sure No/i Koldier3 rculi'/.o his high tanking, Ilermrmn Goci'lni! ostcntu- tlonsly holds nloft lils-nawly- nwnrdcd Field Mni'slinl's baton us ho Is pk-lurct) aliovo reviewing (roo]is in ncrlln. Cinmcellr"- Hitler t'livc tlio robust Goerinn llie bnlon ntlcr'tlic recent army puriic, in'iiliini! him the only "dive field nun sluil In Clerrrmny.' O n/l Everything for your enter tainment and comfort. Admission Matinee lOc * 2Go Admission Night Iflc Si 3Co Watch Society Page Of Courier News For Free Show Guests Last Times Today Aljin ]o,mi HowUhS rWnyiyfict' and oilier furritars! li'a » Kloi" ^GARLAND ".' rU FANNY vS'rB RICE RCCNMIDOWCN B1UIE BURKE RECINHIO Dnccii,! !.) KBWIN U MAHIN CSHDINIR VioilutrdlqllAIlKYIIAFF Alsu rar.imoiml News & Cartoon "limit lluilih-rs" \rl(li! nik-key; lilmKR and Dnn.ild Duck. 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