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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XXX1II-NO. 75 THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTBEABT AttKANBAB AND BOTOIEA8V MI33OTOI m,YTHBVlU,B,ARKANSAS. KUIDAY, JUNK 12. UKUi Blythevllle D»llj NIWI L»»d« SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTO II. 5. MUST CURB F. i), TICKET IS LANDON AND KNOX Roosevelt Welcomed at Arkansas Fete Urges Democracy in Op- porlunily as Well as In Government BY fUKIIKHICK STORM United l-rrss • Staff Correspmuli-nl DALLAS. Tex.. June 12 (UP) — President Roosevelt today bluntly warned that unless monopoly was curbed the United States faced ihe prospect of becoming a na- Iton of boarding houses instead of a nation of homes. The chief executive attacked concentrated wealth and pledged protection to smalt business and labor. ' "The net result of monopoly. the net result of economic nmi financial control in the hands of the few, has meant ownership of labor as n commodity," he said. "If labor is to be a cbmmoditj in the United States,, in the linal analysis it means we shall he- come a nation of boarding houses instead, of a nation of homes. "If our people ever submit to Dial they will have said 'goodbye' to their historic freedom. Men do not fight for boarding houses 'I hey will fight for their homes ' An Appeal to Liberals Mr. Roosevelt, addressing chcci- ing thousands at the Cotton Bowl stadium, made a vigorous bid foi continued liberal political suppoit The president arrived by special train early today to visit the Texas centennial exposition. The president's remarks were interpreted by many as ' a forth right defense of four years of experimentation in economic reform and an answer to critics who h.uc charged the administration with slowly Strangling small private __.jai>terprlso. i )i--_^.,-ijit.. •*;-" ^ ""'-'• -"today 1 Ve ; -7iXve''resfored ! democracy In government," the president said. "We are in the process . rocess of restoring democracy in oppor- M'r. Roosevelt said "the very nature of free government demands thai there must be '\ line of defense held by the yeomanry """ " ld " Slr a " d He warned that "any elemental Policy, economic or political, which tends to eliminate these dependable defenders of democratic Institutions and to concentrate control in the hands of a few smalt, powerful groups is directly opposed lo stability of gov- 1 eminent and to democratic government itself." To Avoid Foreign Troubles A definite pledge that the United States was not golm* to "get tangled up" in the difllcrl- ties that beset certain nations in Europe and Asia was given bv President Roosevelt. Speaking informally at a lun-l clicon in Ins honor, the president made plain his attitude toward FUTBEll.TO P London's Running Male ill Campaign (or Amendment to Take Tax Power From Legislature I. TITLE ROCK. Juno 12 <ui'>_ m'.'J. M. Fulrell announced lo- j duy he would campaign this sum- | »'tr In behalf o( (In- propose;! i ociisiltutlonal amendment which would lake the li'vj'lnj; «r iuxe 3 fixm (he luiiuls i,f llii> stale ]<?"- Islature. Tlie nniciulincnl was .SLimjt'.'ileil by Hop. Leo Nyberg. of Helena, I who Is now circulating petllloiul lo have It vole:) on In the November .general election. I "I nm yoliij to lake Die stump | mid see |f die iimcnd'ncnt ciui l)i' init. over." llu> governor said. Taxes are too high now with the leelslnttire fixing (hem ami .tlic people having nu vote li: wlmt is being done. "Our tuxes nro too hlijli. Thousands of .persons Imvc lost" their lioincs recently through Inability to pay them. "There has been lltlle or nn 'lirift In stale uovmuiicnl nun lucre, never will be us lung, us the people do: ; -not'lmvo a voice In' It." • \ _, The governor 'explained llml the state Is now c'ollectlr.j 1 '2'S seuur- ntb . taxes. He expressed the opinion Uml the old age pension fund should lecctve .more thtin 35 -per cei:; of "this' Hull two per cent sales tax ami predicted, that if such an .Issue were left to the people the schools \yould be excluded i entirely 'from participation In such ! revenue. shoxvn the taut address, challenging the Republicans to a fin 0 ... _ ^ proceeded on to Texas after his Little "ROCK" \lsit BICE fl. PIEBCE Former '. Commander of Confederate Veter a n s Found Dead in Bed international diniculties airccti:i^ UNION CITY, Tenn., June 12 (UP)—Gen. Rice A. Pierce, 89, beloved past commander of' the United Confederate Veterans, died at his home here today from a Called By Death nations in Europe heart attack, and i General Pierce, who joined certain .lauims in Europe and i wncrai tierce, who joined the Asl!1 I Confederate forces at the ngc of "By an example of unity, co- !5. was found dead in lib room " cpcration and friendship the" United Stales hoped to be of help i'l international affairs." he said. Then he added: "But that help is going to bo confined to moral help. "We are not going lo get tangled up in their troubles in 111;days to come." New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, June 12 (UP) —Prices were mixed on the New- Orleans cotton exchange today, \\lf market closing four points lower lo seven points higher. Best gains were made in distant months.' Reports of a large volume of business in the cotton goods markets of O lhc country brought enough new' buying into the market to offset some of the earlier lasses. open high lo\v close J «iy USB mo nes lies Oct 1108 1115 1108 1110 ETC 1105 1112 1103 1104 j! <" 1105 1105 1104 1104 Milr 1107 1115 1107 ll<»b 1118 1118 1118 11101- at 0.30 a. in. He had been in pom- health for four months. Funeral services will be held at 3 n. in. Sunday at the First Methodist church, conducted by the Rev. O. C. Wrather. pastor. Surviving him arc two sons, Tom Pierce and nice Pierce jr.[ both of St. Louis, and two grand-' sons. Rice Pierce III. and Tommy Pierce, both of Union city. He died while his few remain-. f , ing "buddies" in gray were meet-1 „ , ing in what may be their last convention at Shreveport, La. Gen. Rice A. Pierce, past com- jf the United Confederate who was round dead in Spots closed steady at 1188, up 1. middling cotton on the ten spot this morning at his home at .. | Union City, Tenn. ocneral Pierce l\ew York Cotton j vlsi <«l BlythcvUlc a few years ago on the occasion of the state U. D. C. convention 'nere. Farmington Man Named Liquidator for 8 Banks CAPE OIRARDEAU, Mo.—Lyman A. Matthews of F.irnilngton yesterday u-,is appointed liquidator for eight closed Missouri banks IncViiding Hie Slurdivant Bank in Cape Glrardoai'. to succeed John A. Ferguson of this cilv NEW YORK, June 12. (UP>Cotton closed steady. open high low close July 1170 1170 11C8 1170 Oct 1113 1120 1112 11H Dec 1113 1116 1108 1109 Jan 1110 1115 1110 mo Mar. 1115 1120 1113 1114 May 1117 1122 1116 111G Spots closed slcady at 1180, up 1. Spot Average Is 11.78 Tlie average price of 7-8 inch Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, III., June 12 (UP)—Hogs; 4.000 ] Top 10.35. I 170-230 Ibs., 10.15 10.30. 140-160 Ibs. 9.50 10.25. Bulk sows 8.65 9.00 Cattle 1.800. Steers 6.15 6.35. Slaughter steers 5.75 8.50. Mixed yearlings and heifers fl.75 8.00. Slaughter heifers 5,50 8.50. Beef cows 4.75 5.50. Cullers & low cutlers 3.50 450, markets loday was 11.78. the Ely- thcvillc Board ot Trade reporls Producers are cnlllled to n subsidy of ,22 of a cent per pound on 1935, crop cotton sold by them today. Chicago Wheat open high low close Jul 85 1-8 85 3-8 8-1 1-2 84 1-2 Sept 86 86 3-8 85 3-8 85 3-8 ill . who Wednesday named by ,j IV ijlla;ge President and Newspaper Publics !i c r -Marked-by Black Legion New Constitution Provides for 'Freedom of Speech, Press and Ballot MOSCOW, June 12 <UI')—RIIS- slaas, for 18 1-2 years under a steel dictatorship, were handed, a new charter of government today, a constitution which marks a decisive step In the history of the world's first communistic republican union. It provides for DERQIT, June 12. (up>— Two warrants naming 27 members of the Black Legion in plots lo murder a village president and. a newspaper publisher were Issued' today at the request of \Vayne County Prosecutor Duncan C. McCras. McCrac's- oitice said thai 'nil 'but one of those named In the warrants were In custody. Those marked for death by the Legion were William Voisine, village president of Ecorse, and Arthur L. Kingsly, publisher of flic Highland Parker In suburban nisfn- land Park. Kingsly, the prosecutor's office , oce iu provides lor universal suf- iSald ' wns lo nnvc b^ 011 kulcU bc- frage. for the secret 'ballot for a Cau6c nc 0 PI>sscd the candldntc supreme soviet elected by ' the su PI >ort «l >V the Black Lc^on (or „„„.,!„ T. ------- ,.,._ ... maor >.^ people. It provides for freedom of press and speech, for secrecy of moils, for the right of all to vote regardless of past activities. The new constitution was approved by the presidium of the central executive committee—that is by the presldenls of the soviet socialist republics which comprise the union. The constitution will bring no basic change in the Russian concept of government but It does mean that the leaders who have struggled since the revolution of 1917 to solidify their rule in vast Russia feel that the lime has come to make a long step forward. The vote will be given to all men and women of 18 years or more. There w m be cql]a i rlghts (or men and women. The present central exmilive committee, which approximates a parliament is to be replaced by a supreme soviet of about 560 deputies, apportioned according to population. Oov. Ouy B. Park lo the Public. Service Commission. I p, n »L, f i i Resides ihe bank in Cap; Olr- 1 * rol l»0 fined and ardeau. Mr. Matthews will have charge of liquidation of the Bank of Caruthcrsvillc. the Btoomficid Bank and Trust Co.. at Btoomflela. the Farmers' Bank of Essex, the Citizens Stole Bank of Puxlcc. the Williamsville State Bank at Willlamsvlllc. in Wayne cornty. and the Bank of Cooler at Cooler. One Divorce lo 1 Unions VICTORIA. U. C. <UP>—Mar r'ages outnumber divorces seven Chicago Corn n i i r t c o V jj<i»cs ouimimL<:r uivuitc.t seven io S13 5 '* « .«*m Britlrt ool-n-bl,. .Ultate sept 53 * : .«*m ---« » iiivu aim Suspended by Martin MEMPHIS, June 12 (UP) President John D. Martin of the Southern Association announced today he had fined Doc Prothro, Little Rock manager, $25 and suspended him for five days for an alleged "run-in" with umpires Jack Homer and Colly NfcLari^ In a game at New Orleans y«s- was ban.shed from .he game. mayor, Ray Marfcland, himself a Black Legionnaire, recently discharged as an investigator for Mc- Crac because of that connection. Ohloan on Job SI Years T h° L , E D °; T/ ~ *"* 61 John H. Lloyd "nas been with III" Col.' Frank Knox, Chicago newspaper publisher, who wns chosen todny as. the Republican candidate for vlco-prcislileiil. Disgi'iinllcrJ, Senator Refuses to State Attitude Toward Ticket the "question prcsldenlial Former Mayor of Blytlie- ville Is Candidate for County- Post Nell! need, former mayor of WASHINOTOMTTime 12 <UP>- Blythevlllc and well known at-' Senator William E norali cstab- lorney loday authorized the llslied himself Courier News to make formal an- . )ua,fc" of the ™m,ng prcsici nounccmuit of his candidacy for' campaign whert hc'dcclhiccl o state the office of county and probate his altitude toward file newly 110111- JurfKC of Mississippi county. • j-|,,ated Republican licke of A M Mr. Reed has been prominent Landon and Frank Knox In cilvc and political circles here, Borah, disgruntled hy'thc hsl for a niimfccr of years and enjoys minute platform stand of Lau Ion a wide acciualntanco over the en- on currency and labor, decided to tire county. He Is a native of Ark- withhold decision on h , c" ™l«n ansas. coming here from Hebcr altitude until he rcnr s to id a I io SprhiBS H years ago, is '42 years He did nol say whether be w 01 ngC, ninrHml ntitl \in'* •«!._.. w,,n . , . . , . . .. . " He has been a iiractlchi't alter- OIT P»Hcy. ney for 17 years and has had 1 Borah's nltllurte toward the Lim- four years e.x]ierience in admlnis-, <l°n-Kiioic campaign has been con- tration of Hie affairs of a gov- j sld «fftl of first rank imiwrlancc to crmnciitol corporation. having "epubllcnn chances in llu>-fortli- scrvcd two terms as mayor of the coming election. city of Dlythevlllc. He has also . served as deputy prosecuting at , - --• ••" j >• *<w..Mtl 1IU WUUKl and has three support Lundon, bolt the party or I adopt a middle of the road, hands- s epuy prosecutng nt-. D Mr. ^Recd received lib Kenson, Strikn Worker Wins FreetJom on Bond toinpy. ^ higher education at the University of Arkansas and his legal training nt Cumberland University law school at Lebanon, Tcnn. FORREST CITY, Ark ., J, mc , ,, <UP)-Davc Ucnson, Workers Alii profit taking set in and.the mar- Cliicago Publisher Unanimously Named After Michigan Man's Refusal «V l.Yl.K (;. WILSON Dulled I'ress Slatf CttrrMiiondrnl I'Ulil.IC HALt,, Cleveland Jutn 12 (UP)—The Republican national c Invention [ilcked Frank'• icndx of Chicago (oday as running male lo Clov. Alf.M. lunilon of Kmic'ui hi the 1030 pi-raldcnllal Cam- palfjn. Kuo.x was nominated by the unanimous ballol of Hie 1.00:1 deli'gati's. A lloor boom swept Kno\ Into Hie vice-presidential nomination when Kenalor Arlhur H. Vandcn- L'erg of Michigan flatly lold the u-nvciuicn he would not Inke llu! number two position. 13y the same unanimous wlllulrawal of all Olb3r candiiliiles ivhlch prt- coded l.andon's Humiliation Knox won Ihe vice-presidential honor, Viimtenbirif Lends Mole Selection of Knox capped a inmilng of wild confuslmi on thi; convention lloor and licUli. be hind (he scenes conferences HIPM Lack-stage nmncuvers were deioi ed to frantic efforts of'the L.indo i managers' to Induce Vandenbci? to reconsider his oft aimounceJ. iletcrmlnatlon nol lo run for Uce president. • • " 'I'hu si-dderi lurn of the convention broke unexpected!} nflc.- last light's session nimiilniouslv ralllled a 19.10 platform mid Lulldon's nomination for the piesi- dency. Landon was nominated n! ter telegraphically presenting K personal expansion"of tlio-comon tlon planks on. labor,-money ami civil service—on expansion : «lilcl cast once more over. Ihe convon tlon : thc "$h[j!lOWv-6f' J -a ; i fxubl^Ir bell by Sennloi- William E Horati The climax came today vJuu Michigan announced'-It"'••would cast Its 38 votes for Vandenberg frr vice-president. Delegates cheered but 'Snell raised' his gavel : aiid smacked hard for silence. "I have been nsked lo read the following note from Senator Vandenberg." he announced. A luisli fell over Ihe vast barn like structure where Irlcd to pierce 11 e scaring glare of Hie klctg llglu to make out wliat was going on The note was brief. Vandenberg simply nnnounccd that "if my name is proposed for vice- president, please say to the convention that -I wish it to bo with drawn. This Is conclusive AH Others Withdraw Ha said he felt he could be oT mere service on the lloor ot the senate "during the next Landc.il administration." and offered Ills full and enthusiastic support ; io Ihe Kansas governor in the campaign. The rest of the roll was quicl'- Iv run through. Only the names ot Knox. Governor Harry Nico. of Maryland, Arthur I!. Little, of Ncii- York, and former Senator. Walter E. Edge, of New Jersey, were before the convention. And before the roll had boon.' called each of these candidates withdrew In favor v! the Chicago publisher, Fletcher moved tiirt Ihe convention adjovrn sine die and the motion carried. „,.,....£, ,,^ v i,, uuu me in ket slipped back in nearly •sections. . A. T. and T. ..... Anaconda Copper Beth. Steel ...... Chrysler ......... Cities Service Coca Cola ........ Qeh. Am. Tank . Gen. Electric ____ 'Ocn. Motors Int. Harvester ..167 1-2 .. 33 7-8 . . 52 3-4 43-8 99 1-2 49 7-8 38 1-2 64 88 3-4 87-8 44- 5-8 36 10 1-2 40 3-4 Me Kesson- Robbins iVryn\(*oineiy Ward N. Y. Central ... Packard '.. Phillips Pet. Radio 12 St. L.-S. P 2 Simmons Ueds t , Standard of N. j". Texas Co. .....; 0. S. Smelting .. U. s. Slcel Warner. Bros. Zonlte KIIIIX "I'rofoumily Onilcful" MICHIGAN CITY. Ind.. Julie 13 (UP!—Commenting on his nomination as Republican vicc-prcsi- tlcntla! candidate, Col. Prnnk KtlOX said hero today: "I am profoundly grateful for tills mark of' confidence as Indicated by the unanimous vote given me. I shall have nothing further lo say until 1 reach Ch - cago." Kovnnmcnl and operation of same that is compatible with efficiency. With your help, it Is to be hoped , present cost of countv can be cut wU o a ' ' thru Iho workings. "The county judge's office comes closer lo the hearlhstonc of the taxpayers of the possibly any other office of county government and emy cltfefn should have his part The $2.000 bond «- as divided as follows: S7.iC on each of tro charges of interfering witli labcr. $•100 ui charge.'; of driving without an Arkansas license, and S100 "riving withoul a making such concern. corporation ... 29 5-8 ... 57 1-4 ...31 1-2 ...'90 ... 01 3-4 ...10 6 3-8 "If n as a slower in a „. ., , "No Disappomlnicnts" of the county and probate Judge giving special attention to lhi> .nurinclal affairs of the comity and fill the branches thereof. "I earnestly appeal lo the vot- ors of this county to support me I with their vote and Influence In the coming primary and If by your efforts elect me county and t will do my utmost lo inecl the requirements of the cillzens of czens of nominated and elected as the county and as stated above your county and probate judge, I ; with your assistance I am con- ulcdse you that I will give all of fldent there will be no disaopoint- my energy, effort and ability to men Is In fulfilling • the trust plac- pi-tforiti all of the duties required.! cd in. me by action." Leola Youths Are Found Dead On Hunting Trip LEOLA. Ark.. June 12. (UP)— Ewing Harrison. 1C. and Ned Sim-' mons. 14, both of this city, were found dead today about a mile south of here. The boys had gone hunting yesterday morning. A coroner's jury returned an official verdict of accidental death. Officers said they believed Harrison accidentally killed Simmons and t'nen turned the gun on hunse-T. WEATHER Arkansas—Fair tonight and Saturday. Warmer Saturday and In northwest portion tonight. Memphis and vicinity-Fair tonight and Saturday. Somewhat warmer Saturday.