The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 2, 1936 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 2, 1936
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•1 '.'01,. XXXIU^-N'O. CO JLE i COUEIBE NEW! niythevlilt Courier Blvtlievlllis Dallj New Blythsrlllo Herald MisjLMippi Vtllty Leader T1IK DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NOIITHKABT ARKANSAS AND BODTHBASV MI33OU1U IH-YTUKVIM-I-:, AUKANSAS, TUKSDAY, JUNK Z, fl'lM SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS [I EF filtl Culling Cake at Quins Birthday Pail.) Measure Carry ing Nearly Two and n Half Billion Dollars Is Passed. WASHINGTON, June 2-Defc it- ing Republican attempts to shut UK adiunislralion of relief back to the states nnd to bloe-k lh= Florida ship canal, the .senate lust night passed. 82 to K a $2.428,000,COO relief and deficiency bill. Passage cleared (he way for debate oil tlic tux bill. last big barrier to adjournment. Senate leaders were [timing for adjournment a week from last night. 'Ihu had virtually abandoned hope of Betting through by Saturday nlgl t Vundenbei'^ Leses Heated debate was climaxed bv the effort of Senator Vandenber" (fll')i., Mich.) to relitni relief tr> the states, with tlie government contribiiling 75 per cent of the cost. It went down. 57 to 14. Vandcnberg said lie realised in? amendment would be beaten I it wanted to make (he eilort "because the record nrny be important." By tLTniiv; administration of relief back lo the states, he said, it would be possible lo escape the "waste and political exploitation" In expending Hie funds. He said Sl.OOC.liCO.OOO would b? enough if it was administered in that way. Senator Bcrah of Idaho said li; had come to the conclusion Mint Harry L." Hopkins, Works Progress Administrator, was right and that it was "not in the ' interest of economy for one sovereignty to contribute tlie money and another to administer it." Survey for Canal Stands -In tlie hisl-mim;le rush, the-. administration defeated. 35 to 'M, also a Republican move to ro- ccnsiiler the vote on an ameir.l- ment to authorize a new survey of' the Florida ship canal. The motion to reconsider, Ly Senator Hastings (Rep.. Del.). V.TU killed without debate on a motion by Democratic Leader Robinson of Arkansas io lay it on the 5 Survive Chicago Plane Crash party in Ihe babies' nursery the birthday cake. They are Happiest of th? fliic-sts at the Dbnne quintuplets' second birthday Collnnder. Ont., were these three men, abort to have n tasle o! babies' guardians, left to right, D, Kov Da fee, David A. Cro.l, OniaitoMinhiei- O r* W^ITa™ and Juogo J A, Vahn, of North Bay. The even, was made ccrasion for announcement bv the guai'lhns hat a fortune of $250,000 c«h for a motion pi=t,, ; -e contact had just teen r.cs.owcd'r™ t ± luplets. bringing the babies' bank account ,„ 5 4 50 .C M . and their earnings hi two years to Vooon cupiKfOfinqr d|-ni!\Ld ULLJuL | .'.merges I'i'oni Hi | ing !o Visit Congress-! man al Hospital. WASHINGTON. June 2 <un— H' 1 p. Marion A. Zlmicliwk. re- lorird as "ivstltig comloi tably" t C'liillliiKcr hospital. got back I Is vanished brld.i today, ! His \vife. the former Rubye Nix, mid a secret visit to her IIIIN- 1 mil's tcdsldn and then n-t"rno'l| t« the hiding place, which she '< iii;tit \\hen ^lunched'.'* pac2 lin- i lly became too iiuuli for her. Tliorjh physicians were reticent itout the visit, /ionchcck was reported much relieved to see Ills wit;' again. Me was commuted lo cialllngrr lir.siiltal for observation yesterday aller a llniil round of activities! nlshu} from u desire to get tho | l)('i|i of army machine gunners In resci'lnu his bride from per-, whom he brllcu'd were hold-) lug her In custody. ' AMIC-HK these persons he ulle^ccl was Vice-president John N. Gar- Mis. Zlonchcck WHS nervous when she. arrived at the hospital but attendants s.iid shs-nii- 1-iiied much reassured after tin: visit with her husband. She had no ccmincnt lo make, however, (in any of the Klonchcck devel- cpincnls since she lied io the relugc of a friend's home last l-'tlday. FUMES Industr-ial •• Unrest- Spreads in Capital of Rapidly I' ranee. PARIS. June 2 (UP>— The scr- ond ' wholesale strike in industrial Purls within a wr?k vc- sulted today in the closing of 7'J thousands of fnclories. throwing table. The amendment, which j workers into idleness and again would provide for continuing work Jeopardizing the French armament if tlie survey is favorable, was added lo the bill by the senate Saturday oil a similar vote, 3j lo 30. Aiiprcvrs fined Bill The senate today accepted ccnfcrc^ce agreement on Ihe S32S.- 000.000 omnibus flood control bill. Senator Royal Copjlnnd. (hainnrin of the commerce cutn- mlttce. said tint there were no important changes in the bill. He said thai llic SI. Francis river and Yazoo river proje'.-ls had been taken out of the omnibus bill and put in tlie Overtoil flood control bill. The house must also accept the conference agreement. Closing Stock Prices NEW YORK. June 2 (UP) Stocks receded today—tlie second setback in nine sessions. Con- tinred lack of volume was seen by the experts as a sign ths creeping rise hud been interrupted (,nly temporarily. Moderate selling was l:rought on when Wesi- inehoiisc Electric dropped to 112 3--1. off four points. A brokerage house unloaded a block. A. T. and T 165 1-4 Anaconda Copper ... 335-8 lleth. Steel 52 1-2 Chrysler 95 Cities Service 41-4 Coca Cola 98 Gen. Am. Tank 48 1-2 Gen. Electric 373-1 Gen. Motors 02 85 8 3-4 43 1-2 35 3-8 10 3-8 40 12 W 3-4 58 3-4 32 7-8 89 1-2 d 1-2 10 1-8 6 3-8 program. The ministry of labor officially ar.noi-nced 51 new strikes in th': metallurgical industry, concentrut- 2d mostly In the Paris "red tell." Ten neiv strikes have developed in chemical plants which have been seized by (lie workers, who demand increased wages, a closed shop and a 40-hour working week. Fifteen strikes, called at (he week, stilt are in progress, making the tclal of idle factories TO. Tliey'll Be Triplets " Happy ami proud wp.f comely Mrs. M. O. Bennett. 31. of F.iirlirry, than a week ago, she them triplets. !iut th !^ 7 eb., as, with the twins born to her more serenely awaited Ihe baby that would make first two husky liuie Bennetts! on the other hand, seem very m- dijnant over the tardiness of their brother — or sister — scheduled io arrive the first week in June, the attending physician said. Neta York Cotton !Polish Peasants Attack NEW YORK, June 2. CUD— Cotton closed very steady. open high low close 115Q 1163 1159 1103 July Oct Dec Jan Mar May I0fi!) lOSli 1058 1055 1055 1085 197D 1031 1083 1085 !OQB 105G 1057 If).i4 105-1 1082 1079 1081 1083 10B5 Jewish Shopkeepers WARSAW, Poland. Jvne 2 (UP) —Enraged peasants today invaded the Jewish quarter of Minsk and killed a Jewish shop keeper and destroyed 17 Jewish shops. The anti-Jewish oulhrcak o:- rurred after a Jew hart killed Spots closed steady at 1054, np! Polish soldier. While the angry one. Spot Average Is 11.73 The average price of 7-8 inch middling ccllon o'.i the 10 leading spot markets today was 11.73. ac- ccrdius lo the Blyllicvillc Board peasants were storming Jewish shops roiice re-cnfornrincnts hr.s- lily encircled the town and ordered V31lt drastic precaution lo pre- furthcr riolhif;. . . , ie lilylhcville Board r ir T t • fair simi| cr Trp(lc Producers, nrc entitled j railing tree Injures I to a subsidy ot .27 of a cent p;r I pound on cotton sold by them today. Int. Harvester ... McKesson-Ro'obins Montgomery Ward N. Y. Central ... Packard Ph.llips Sir inons Ucds ... SUlidard of N. J. Telas Co U./S. Smelling .. U./S. Steel T Wirner Bros ZdnUc New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, Juno 2 (UP> — The cotton market saw the most aclivo unclo-r scssi M in weeks tociay a sph;rgc of buyinj which sent liners up S1.5G some positions. open a bale for July I Get. I Dec. Jan. Mar. May Chicago Wheat July Sep. July Sep. high low close 1154 1158 1153 1156 1058 1070 IOSO 1072 10W 1073 1055 1055 1058 1050 1049 1055 1055 1080 1074 1073 1C.77 1055 107C 10751) Livestock open high low close 83 1-2 85 3-8 83 3-8 84 1-2| 83 3-4 85 1-2 83 3-8 84 3-41 I Chicago Corn open high 5!) 50 5-S 6G 3-4 57 3-8 low cla<;e 59 5!) 1-2 ,W 3-4 57 1-8 KAST ST. LOWS, 111, June (UP)—Hogs 10,000. Top 10.00. 170-230 Ibs.. 10.00 10.10. 1«-1GO Ibs., 9.M 10.10. Jiulk sows, 8.60 Q.85. Cattle 3000. Etccrs 7.25 8.35. Slaughter steers 6.00 8.75. Mixed yearlings and heifers 7 CO 8.00. Slaughter heifers, 0.00 8.50. Beef cows, 4.75 5.50. Cutters and low Etowah Sawmill, Barn at West Ridge Burn LEPANTO, Ark,—Fire of undetermined origin destroyed a bam belonging to Sam Hall at West Ridge Sunday night. Feed and stock were destroyed. Another fire occurred 111 the Etowah neighborhood when the sawmill belonging lo Carl Hurrt va-s destroyed Sunday. Frisco Abandon Burdttte Station Service LITTLE ROCK, Ark—Tile SI. Louis-San Francisco Railroad Horace Spence Monday Horace Spcnce. afoul 12. who lives on a farm east of Hly- Ihcvilio was treated at the Illy- .. the-.ille hospital yrFtmhv fcr lir- j Plication was set for hearing June (rations ami bruises about Ihnj 1 '- Has Ni:l l,-t( Itiislianil TEXARKANA, June 2 <U1') — Mrs. Marion A. Zionchcck "Is stasiny with friends" until the •|]iil!lc!lj'" over her husband dies do'.voj 1/M- sister, Mrs, Hubert Lctl, told the Unlud Press today. Mrs. Lott, spcaklns from her hcme here, declined to -reveal the vhriTahculs of'M'ni.^loncliert: bill Insisted she had jiol left her hi's- band psrmancntly. 115 Attend Opening Church School Session The Vacation church school, ponsorcd by the First Prcsbyter- lin church, the First Methodist church, the Lake Street Methodist church and Ihe First Christian church, began its two weeks session yesterday at the Firit Methodist church'. Tlie enrollment of -115 is expected to swell considerably within the iiext few days. A large corps of teachers is directing the morning activities in tlic groups which begin with the beginners and go through the intermediate ages. Visitors lire invited lo visit the school and to u'atch the children as they work and play together. Propeller, endue, nnd lall of l!;b: lumo airliner were badH dinn- auid, us ,-ihown aljo\v. i,(t f i- Ihe plane liimmed n lioi'.so roof, then crashed, half n mile from Clilcuso's Municipal Airport, but la |m- scnscis nnd a crew of tluw escaped with slight. Injuries. Much of the dnmassL' was h'cimcd when the ship, hrndlui; lor New York, nosed inlo the ground, thciigh landing i-prlshl. Cuuse of ' • accident wns undetermined. STRIKE ZQ|[ Marion Girl Victim of Accident in Mississippi JACKSON. Miss., June •i (Ul')- Fjiiniii tiean Jones ol Marlon, Ark,, Undent at Ilcmlrix eolleue. (Ural here today of .Injuries received In mi al'tomobile, yesterday. Miss Jones was en route lo Clnl[['orl with Mr. and Mrs. \v. I), Khcdes of Marlon (o intend school lilnslng exercises nt Clulfpni-k college, where the Hluules' diinyliter Is n student. The Rhodes finnily was lint seriously hurt. Sewing iP.oom Workers in Need of Materials Billions, snaps, hooks nnd eyes, bias tape and other niilslilinjs' In the milking of clothes are badly needed In Ihe WPA .sewing room, conducted by Mrs. Qulncy Alexander. These articles arc not furnished and there Is no money available with which to purclmsc them, Mrs. Alexander .said, In asking llial anyone having any surplus materials to please bring them In the scwinu room at llic clly hall. "Many of the women make wt- tvacllve Raiments but they are unfinished vylthoul the buttons, Former British Cabinet Member Revealed Con- leuls of Budget. LONDON, Jnie 2 |UP)-J. ii. Thomas, who resigned as secretary of stnle for colnnlijs last week, was foil ml Ruilly. 'of. dls.chi.slne siicrel. contents of tl'ie last British midget in a report published by a special InvestIgatlng tribunal today. i The report of the'special trlh- submitted to an cxlmr.sllvo Ihe cabinet InvosllRalion. nffoi-ls lo Picket St. Francis County Plantations Will Be Resumed. TOIinEST 01TY, Juno 2. (UP) —National sutmlsmen stood ready (or Inilaiil immobilization today as reports of now trouble between striking cotton choppers nnd plantation owners reached the siici- Iff's office. Sheriff j. M. Campbell of St. Francis county left lo Investigate Ihe reports nnd Col. Ncal N. Sny- (ler, In charge 'of the local guard unit, »nId (he guards were "ready to move on n moment's notice'." Colonel Snydoi- has authority to call out the guardsmen Immediately if he duems Mich action ncces- rury. j Meantime four of six Southern Tenant •Fanners Union members I who came up tor Justice of pence U I trlnl today were convicted and sentenced to pay lines on various | charges in connection with 'tlio strike, Union Members Fined The four convicted admitted membership In the Ilcth local of Ihe union nnd refused to scenic counsel. The men and their sentences are as follows: Alex Washington, {500 on charges of inclllnt! a riot, $100 for cn- tlcini; lilbor, nnd $100 for trespassing. llud Veazy. $500 on chnigcs of Inciting n riot and Slot) for enticing labor. Will Caslleberry, $100 on chaig- cs.of vagrancy and SI00-for trespassing. • • • . • Will Johnson, $100 on chaigos of enticing labor; 'dismissed.! on clmriscs of Inciting riot. ''Chnrees .or--Inciting" ii rlnt. nmt enticing labor against C. K. Ifnm- lln were dismissed whllo the trial of Wlllli! ifnncock on clinrge^ of IncKInt' n riot was continued mill] 2 p.m. tomorrow. . said that Thomas, without author- informa- muinber di:;elr,sed litulgcl tlon to Sir Alfred Dull of parliament. milt, the report said, used the information "for tlie purpose of private gain." liolh Thomns nnd Butt denied before the Irlbiinnl that they had discussed the budget. Pentecostal Leader Opens Meeting Tonight Tlic Rev. Frank Ltndblade, of Kansas City, national secretary and treasurer of the Pentecostal Church of God, will begin n series of services at Ihe Full Gospel church, on Lilly street, tonight. The meeting will continue lor ten days with services beginning each night at 8 o'clock. Tlie pastor, the Rev. Clyde Ue- lin. Is issuing an Invitation for tlie public to attend. The Rev. Mr. Llndblade has been an evangelist for a number of years, having company filed a petition with the | Preached in many states. Arkansas Corporation Commission yesterday asking for authority to discontinue sta deltc. Mi service at BUI-- El Dorado Oilers Lose county. The ap- by d. si'slained whni he was s'.rurk the branches of n tret: bcii:g frltcd. He was dischnrgrd from the hospital today and his condition not rcgaided as wi-inus. Lcpanto Theater Sold 10 Scr National Guardsmen H'OW"""'° f - • Need Not Buy City TagSJn northeast Arkansas. 0f Tlie !«'«* closed Monday. LITTLE ROCK, ,11'tic '2 (UP>—1 Mr - Ford came here from Ken- Arkansns national iiiiiirdsmcn do nc "' Mo., four years ago to take not have lo buy city licenses for over tlic operation of the iiirtun I heir molar cars according to .1 show. to Canadian Basketeers WINNIPEG. Manitoba, June 2 (UP!—'Hie Edmonton Grads last night defeated the El Dorado Ark.. Oilers in the third of a three' out of five series for the Under- u ' hn ] The Ora< games nnd motor cars acccr 2 I "'ling announced today by Ally. ' Cien. Carl E. Unilcy. |M?nifa Boy Falls From Ladder, Fractures Arm Sustains Bruises in Fall On River Bank Miss Eva Mac Hunt, who rc- sides al First nnd Vine Miff. H. W. Cr.-.von .'r.. about 10,' uf i was given treatment l?st nr'lv Manila, sustained a broken Icltjal the Blythci'lllc hosiiiial fo; nnfj, near the i-lbow. wlun hi! i Inceptions' nnd bruises said to fell frcm a li:<!:ter while play- " in?. Eomctimc yrsterrlay. He wns lrented "1 th? Blythf.- cutters, 3.25J ville ho'spilal h , ' charged. 'U- an<l l.itrr dis- have been received fell on the roadway lead'l'ii^' Ihe Sans Eouci landing all lending n dance on the esc steamboat President George Muir Moves Shop George Miitr, tnilor, who lias bren in tlic Peonies Hank build- Ing for a number of yeirs has moved to 201 N. Second St' behind the Herrick Watch Shop Work started yesterday on remodeling the bank buildlnB Into one store building. snaps and the like. It would hcln'K-t.. I Cl » • us very much." Mrs. Alexander Kllral klcctnc Allotted Million More mmcntcd. These carments are given, when completed, to the county welfare committee for distribution among llic needy. Cyrus H. McCormick, Son of Inventor, S u c c 11 mhs LAKE FOREST, 111., June 2 tU Pi-Cjrn.s H. MfCormlrk. relired cliairman of thn Inlcrriniional Ilar^L'sler company, died at his home today. He sulfercd a heart attack Saturday. McCormick was the son of tin Inventor of tin; reaping machine from which he accumulated a lor- tnie estimated at times durl.rj his Ilfelimc as bigli as $50.000,000. He was barn in Washington, I). C., May 1C. 1859 and pradualcrl from Piincelon university in the claw of 1879. Osccola Gets Signaigo For Second Base Post WASHINGTON, June 2 (UP) — The Rtnal Elcclriflcatlou Administration todny nicnts totallny announced allot- 51.051,500 for 10 ruml electric projects In 12 states, Tlie allotments Increased to $I3. 7 •135,912 tho tola! amount allocated by REA for 92 projects com- IJi-lsing ll.OOo mllrs ot transmission lines lo furnish electricity lo 45.0Dr, farm customers. 'Ihe new projects include: Rural Klpclric Co.. Calico Rock Ark., $33,500 to build 32 miles of lines In Iznvd coi'nly to serve farms. William Willis Dies; Long a Resident Here Willlnin Willis, 05, a resident of lUythevllle and vicinity for more than 35 yeair. died at his home. 1G10 West Main street. He had been In 111 health for a number of years and his condition became serious about two weeks ago. Mr. Willis, who operated n dray service for many yeara. is survived by two brothers, E. E. Willis of this city, and Charles Willis of Rives, Mo. OSCEOLA. Ark.. Ji'ne 2 (UI'l- fl\ Siciiaigo. Mciuuhis, ontibiiccl :.i Helena in the Coiton Slates lea- »iif by I fttle Reck, today occupied !,mitl hise for Osceofa In the! Funeral sei-vicf.i v.erc lo be held Arkansas league. | today at. North Sawba cemetery HIS unft to Osceola was decided I Tlie MOM Mineral Service in In- Doc Pnitho, nnnager of the! In charge of funeral Lit I!:' Rock Travelers of Ihe! incuts. (•Yuthrrn nF.soriation, in ordor loi . have I he 17-yrar-old indcldcr In ;,fn--;i i-enstnntly this season. He ».is wken fiom t|-.e llelenr. liue-np •j. h"ii Ous Fairly, second baseman last HMWII. was returned from wns arrange- Colitis Fatal to Baby l-'oit Wcith. Legion Meets Tonight The Dud Cason post of the American Legion will |, 0 ] d lts Kgiilar weekly meeting at the Lc- Cion Hut tontght at 7:30 o'clock All ex-service men arc invited to attend. WEATHER AHKANSAS-Ocncrally fair to- niilii a n d Wednesday. Ccoler Wociiv. .^iay and lu northwest and c-t>nti:>l rortious tonight. Mi-iin>liis and Vicinity— Fair tonic hi Wednesday increasing rlrv.iiiuc'ss and cooler, probibly fol- So'M'ti by showers. The maximum temperature here yr.-li'iilay was 89. minimum CO. (!r.u. arrordtng lo Samuel F. Kin is, oHiohl u'calher observer. James Allen Williams, 20- nionths-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Olio Williams of Morrilton, Ark.] died at the Blyihevillo hospital at 4 o'clock Monday afternoon of complications resulting from colitis. The baby was stricken while Ihe family here. visiting relatives Funeral services were held this .morning nt Maplo Grove cemetery, where Interment wns made, with the Rev. W. V. Womnck, pas tor of the First Methodist church, oillciatiniT. The Cobb Funeral Home was In charge of funeral arrangements. Surviving are the parents and n -sister, Peggy Jean. Hold Wuslilnxlnii Man Eld to ranjers today arrested a Washington, D. O., man who nd- inlltcd lie was being paid, by H. L. Mitchell, .executive secre- tnuy ill tl:r> Southern Tcnr.iit Karmei-s Union lo help cniry on the collon choppers strike. The man, who gave his name as D. M. Vcnson, 21). was placed In jail on charges of driving nn auto without an Arkansas license lag and without a drivers license, Capt. C. T. Atkinson of the slale rangers said Venson was one of 75 strikers who were found "on the march" in troubled St. Francis county today. Capt. Atkinson and three other rangers searched the rov i n g strikers but , found no weapons. Ho-said the .number. or strikbrj;' on the .march had dwindled from 300 last Friday to 75 today. Sfill I-'car Trouble Despite withdrawal yesterday of national guardsmen tension persisted as striking cotton choppers indicated Intention to resume picketing of plantations. • Plantation owners instrumental. In getting Oov. J. M. Futrcll lo call .out 25 guardsmen of the local unit yesterday feared serious trouble may develop yet if picketing is resumed. They con-, tended their workers left the fields only because of threats from strikers and that most of them had returned to work today. Sheriff J. M. Campbell said the situation wns "quiet," Four i angers pntrolcd the strike area with orders not (o prevent peaceful picketing and not to aliow molestation ot workers in tho fields or allow anyone to be forced lo work. Serious trouble threatened last Thursday when the Southern .Tenant Farmers Union issrcd a general strike call which Included sharecroppers as well as day lab- . crers In an effort to force planters to raise wages to $1.50 a day. shorten hours from 12 lo 10, and rccojn!z3 the union. The guards were called Sunday night as strikers moved under cover of darkness to take up jiositlons for a - march on plantations—which (lid not materialize as guardsmen and rangers arrived. Earl Norton, plantation owner in the affected area, estimate;! approximately 80 per cent ot the workers in the section walked oul. He charged most of them (jult because of alleged union throats. One sharecropper, evidently cpeaklng for the group, hdlcated tcday he would accept $1 per day and a 10-hour day. in? wage generally for day. The prevail- Is .75 cents Minnie Hauk (1852-1029). was Ihe first American E'rl to play the operatic role of Carmen.

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