Served by the United Press THEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST AI1KANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XXVII—No. ir>l JlfSyS °»i ?2 yN a, m.rn^vnj^ ARKANSAS, WKDNKMM Y. siciTOim^'iu," ii^T SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENT& WILL OPERATE SCHOOLS WITHOUT TUITION Huey Long Louisiana Victor LEIDS UKOEll! BY Ufl VOTES; IN m. M Governor Sweeps State : Outside New Orleans to Win Nomination. ' . NEW ORLEANS. Sept. 10 (UP) j —By a majority of approximately ' 30.000 votes Gov. Huey 1 J . Long was • leading Senator Joseph E. Rails' tleli for the Democratic nomination to the United Slates senate in Louisiana today. ! Governor Long polled a total of : 131.539 votes to the lOO.fiOl of the j veteran senator nansdell. tabula- ; lion of incomplete returns today indicated, j The defeat of Senator Ramdell ; marked Ihe first time in 32 years . Han.idell was not successful in eb- j tntning nomination to seals in : cither hcuse of congress. ; In the, City of New Orleans Long i trailed Ransclell by 3.305 on returns from 122 precincts out of a total of 245, the vote standing Long 15.8C1 Kansdell IS.lGfj. The third . congressional distriet considered one of the key districts ' in the election, where each candi-' dale tonght nurd for votes, gave! Governor Long 8,050 and Senator' Ransdell 3,292 on returns from 93 precincts out of a lota! of 142 She'll Tell TTow Rudy Proposed Irby anrl Terrell Back j NEW ORLEANS. Sept. 10. <UP) i —Samuel Irby and James Terrell mijsjng. witnesses in a state high- i way commission investigation append in.ihe federal building =-a \ day and through their attorney I Hugh Wilkinson, declared they had' not been under anybody's custody j since their abduction from : ' Shreveport hotel September 4 and ' subsequent disappearance. ! The statement of Ihe pair for' whom a search was being conducted by state and federal authorities and newspapers and in whose disappearance Gov. Huey P. Txmg war accused of complicity brought an abrupt turn to the aspects of the case. I The prepared statement present- i rd by -Wilkinson said in part: "We wish to say we have not \ bsen under anybody's control or : custody since last Thursday when i we were taken from a hotel in Shreveport." The statement further declarer! the men had been taking a vaca- • tion until the election was over. Hail a Good Time Irby appeared in the courtroom but Terrell did not enter the room. He gave his brother Jack a nol^ saying lie had been having a good lime and disappeared voluntarily He announced he was leaving foi his home in El Dorado. Ark. Irby, former lest chemist lor the commission, announced last week he was to institute n $50.000 slander suit abainst the governor. He also said before being takken from the hotel that his life had beer thicatened. Terrell, divorced husband of Governor Long's beautiful secretary, Alice Lee Grosjean. has long said Long had threatened him. His brother Jack testified yesterday. Buyers Pay Cash for 39 Cars Out of 100 WASHINGTON', (UP)— Only 39 per mil of the buyers uf i!a:;seni.!cr cars in the United Stales in 1320 paid cash for I heir purchases, according to a report filed wiih the Census bureau by 425 automobile financing companies. Installment plan purchases amounted to Gl per cent, the deferred payment on each car being about S4-14.30. The finance companies announced tiial in 1829 they financed sale of 3,478.373 cars, of which l^O.WS were new. Last year out of every 1.0'Jl) transactions financed by ihc companies it was rciHjrtcd that five prisons absconded, attempting to avoid payment in- this wav. FILL HILL SEE 'Statistician Confident Beti ter Times Will Come Be! fore End of Year. I _; State Will Boost Rate ofTaxation They Cheer Another INow War Secretary i Over Bird's Will Fly j WELLESLEV HILLS. Mass, S.ipl. 10. (UI'>—-Relief from the current business depression may be expected this fall. Roger W. liabson. famed statistician, predicted today. Though refusing lo discuss the outlook for 1331 he told the nth i annual National Business Conference that "the tremendous drop registered by the Babson chart since last September, musl soon strike bolt-m if it iias not already done so." and he was con- i compared lo the eight tenths of a fident ther,? would be a definite [ "nil lust year, business pick up ihe coming autumn. A year ago today a financial writer stated that all parls of the country were optimistic except Babson Park, which had the blues," Babson said. LITTLE ROCK. Sept. 10 <U1>) — An increase in state property tax i will be miuli' this yenr. the amount not yet ili'termined. it was learned from stiiie officials today. Officials will be nimble to determine for several weeks whether the hike will amount to two tenths or one tenth of a mill, J. Oscar Humphrey, slate auditor, said. 1'ropnty taxes last year were reduced eight lentlis of a mill. lU'duciion, Humphrey said, in 1920. was due to application of 5-lGO.CM yielded by the income tux ami other levies. At the present only 5333,000 of the income tax revenues Is available to be applied on property tax reduction. Humphrey said that a cut of only six tenths cif a mill could be imulc Madrid Spillway. •"Ollll-New "Today parts of the country have blues while Babson Park is optimistic. In making tills stateimni I should, say; that most the! ABOARD THE STEAMBOAT.! nm r tictrlng only to our gen-, MISSISSIPPI ON' THE MISSIS- | cra i outlook on the immediate sltu- STPPI. Sept. 10 (UP)-Thc first of jaiioii without making any long! the major flood conlrol projects on;term forecast one way or the oth-1 the lower Mississippi, the Bird's Point-New Madrid spillway, was designated for Inspection by Sec rotary- of War Hurley today as he continued his trip down Hie river. Agnes O'Laughlin, above Broad- Designed to protect "Cairo, III., way chorus girl, says she will tell I from f 100 ^ 5 t!lc spillway has been all the details of when and where i !i!c fccal P oint 0[ controversy In Rudy Val!ee, orchestra leader, ask- I adjacent sections along the river. | ed her to marry him as ihe resuU '• soms interests contending it will be of demands by Rudy's attorneys I a strong safeguard and others that that a bill of "particulars >.-e pro- I i! creates a new hazard. i vicied in her $200.000 breach of Tmm a vantage point of 5.000 prcr.iise suit. | feet aloft in an army plane Hurley ; plans to view ir as a whole. Ilur- | ley has ordered his persona) pilot, j Lt. C. w. Cousand, to meet him at j Cairo with an army transport plane. During his survey of th- Mississippi the war secretary-plans to use the ship to inspect all of the proposed spilhvays. Harry Jacobs. Louisiana state engineer, will join the secretary'.' Helena. Ark., p'.nn jer. ] Babson declared ! haughty spirit ago with that "with the | Clues to Arkansas Robbers j Prove Worthless; Escape With $1,500 in Cash. ALMA, Ark., Sept. 10 (UP)—No traee of the three bandits who held up the Commercial bank here yes- prevailing a year decline was imvllable, bat j terday, escaping with S1.800 the humble spirit existl"^ cash, had bri>n found today., ihe betlcr is' Officers found In is l Offieera found the clues given 1 them by witnesses of (lie robbery were of little use. Reports from the Oklahoma highway department The snme troops thai once marched in review before IllpoUto Irlgo- yen. ill and deposed president of Argentina, have turned against him support of General Jose E. Urilmru. And crowds, such as lure" arc pictured at the inauguration of Irlgoyen in Buenos Aires, now gather in front of the same palace lo cheer thcl r new leader and the provisional government he has established Meanwhile pledges of loyalty lo the new rcglni.? are reported to be inuring in from through- cm the nation. Find Road Gang Foreman and His Prisoners Drunk LITTLE HOCK, Ark.. Sept. 10 (UP)—Who said working on the Music and Sermon at Revival Designed to Please n ° =d Them, Says Pastor. inspection party al and explain Ihe i A •»• nil n *" 111 L Til P ! "c \ I IIII- 1 T II I U ILUi ban i li the sheriff's office said there i read gang was lough? , was no licence corresponding to Ihe ' [ number witnesses said was on Ihe cur driven by the bandits in their Two bandits sauntered Into the ink and forced Reeves Bolilng, as- i slstam cashier, Into the vault. CL 'tl' T\ i T' 1 O r oln bhenlrs Deputy rinds o5 . the al larm. nf Whislrv in Ol WhlSKy in on Highway 61. - A tllirti b a n(ii ' had been waiting i in the nmomn i,l!c near the bank. A church full of men for the service is wanted at the First Presby- j tcrian church where Dr. Samuel L. j Jcekel will preach tonight on"What Lack I Yet?" Women and children Party Leaders Gather OSCEOLA. Ark.—Tom Slater, who ; paid a fine (or illegal possession | of liquor about two weeks ago af- I ter officers failed lo convict him; of transporting or to connect him Hayti Robberies Net $4 and Carton-of Smokes HAYTI, Mo.—Three robberies, of " S. Post Office. Ark-Mo. Power . with operation of one of the three i Co., and E. Lilcs filling station, net- r i , -, .big stills captured in sheriff's raids : ted the thief, cr thieves, exactly $4 tor Annual Convention sol 'th of Oseeola, will be tried lie- i and a carton of cigarettes. A. check The sheriff's office was notified there was a, lot of rioting going on near the load gang. The sheriff ant! his deputies buckled on their guns and ijicil- away. But It was only a little party among tlic boys doing the hard work for the county. The sheriff found Frank Strong, foreman of the gang, and ihrce convicts, in an extremely intoxicated condition. Strong wns amusing the prisoners by shoolhig at imaginary creatures. The sheriff brought the foreman, his gallon of whiskey and the three prisoners to jail. The other boys went back to work fretting that it hail been so amming they had forgotten to run away. HOT SPRINGS. Ark-, Sept 10 '• agnln Thursday on a charge (UP)—Democratic leaders and del- I transporting. fore Justice G. L. Waddell h?re up at the past office did not reveal! Arkansas Stamp Sale of any loss. Ark-Mo. Power Co. was; ci , i • r-, i only S4 loser and E. Lilcs wns .'as the are also invited to the service, at e £'itcs were here today for the He was arrested by Deputy Slur-1 '°ser of '.lie cigarettes. The robbcr- which the men will be honored Central committee meeting this af- I ifr Floyd Grimes and city marshal! i lcs occurred near 2 o'clock Monday guests, according to the Rev. Marsli > '--moon and the stale convention | Dave Young Sunday afternoon ! morning. ,M. Callaway. pastor of the church. jTmirsday and Friday. when they discovered 85 gallons of When three consecutive robber- Thc Rev. C. Grier Davis, !n I Gov - Harvey Parnell will not at-1 whiskey in his automobile on high- >es do not pay any more than that 'charge of the singing of the evan-i tenc! lhe meeMng this aflerr.con • wtt >' 61 north of Oseeola. Tom San- It is time to change occupations. , gelistic meeting, will sing songs' wllen successful candidates In the • rtors ' arrested with Slater, will also — : which men like and everything will rcccnl primary will be certified. be tried Thursday. Both were re- : L ar crn<;f Orcran in I be done to please this sex at that 1 La mar Williamson. campaign I 005 " 11 under $500 bonds pending. _ B . __o"" '" j time, the announcements say. The! mri «ager for Parnell in the rec2n; scng service is o'clock. to begin at 7:45 primary is expected lo be named chairman lo succeed E. L. Com- Al last night's service Dr.Joekcl' P cre of El spoke on "The Calls To God" In : Tne proposed endorsement of FLASHES which he used a text from Samuel. • In using the three calls, Ihe call for ! life, Ihe calh for love nr.d the call be tried Thursday. Bolh were leased under $500 bonds trial. Other arrests made in a serifs • of roads staged by local officer? over the weck-entl include Jim Cor- - netl, A. & P. Bus Slation agenl, Put in Messina Cathedral GRAF AT MOSCOW MOSCOW, Sept. 10. (lll'l—Tin- Graf 7,,-ppciin dcparled for Friedrielisliafcn, Germany, afler a short visit lo Moscow today. I)r. Hujo Kekcner and tlicrrciv and iiassem;ers were received here by liifh offirials of Hie govern- incnt and enlcrlaincil at a banquet al Ihe 'airdrome. SEEK TO LOCATE STORM WASHINGTON. Sept. 10. (UP) —The U. S. weather bureau hail losi itraclt today of a new tropical dislurbance at firsl reported last Salurday In the Caribbean as moving slowly toward Haiti. The bureau, licking ^reports for two days, asked vessels in the area today to advise II. for labor, the speaker Illustrated • crs nt car 'y with the well known stories O f j Robinso " lvin ! Samuel. Martha and Mary andl ocrntlc P r(1; " | ether Bible characters. Both the| Balrs •' I unsaved and Christians were urged ' ! lo head the calls which apply to . each individual. Dr. Joekel said. i The morning Bible lessons en j "The Life of Christ" as taken from i John continue in interest and there ; are also daily broadcasts at 11:15 Senator Joseph T. Robinson for president in 1932 was ihc most important toolc discussed by lead- Matthews, proprietor of a Lnxora ' MESSINA. (UP)—The :an in Italy has just teen i: cathedra! in disclosed possession of liquor. Glen l constr first anniversary of its rc- •uclion. Started in City Today A committee oi American Legion Auxiliary members, headed by Mrs. Howard Proctor, was at work in- Blylhi'villc tctlay taking orders for the "Advertise Arkansas" stamps ivhlch Ihc stale department oi the American Legion Is selling lo fin- .ince a special trn.in which will carry exhibits of Arkansas products lo thr? national convention of the Lesion in Dutcin r.ext month. Mrs. John Lentl was assisting Mrs. Prcclor this morning and oth- Little but Monthly Routine- Transacted by City Fathers Last Night. Only roullnc business was transacted at the regular monthly meeting of the city council last nlghl In one of the briefesl council sessions of the year. Asldo from atlowi!!? monthly bills and hearing thr monthly reports of heads of -the various departments, the council approved a contract whereby the Frisco railroad leases part of U: properly for a right of way for the- Fourth street extension south. The contract which the council authorized the cily clerk to enter into wiih the Frisco lenses the rail- load company's properly along UP proposed extension of Fourth street south, opening up a new section of the city by a direct street to the Blythevllle canning factory, wholesale oil storage plants and industrial sites on the old Creamery Package company grounds. Wiih the Frisco allowing the use of its Dccision to Abandon Tuition Program Reached by Board Last Night. More limn 200 schiwl palrons have Imllr.ilcd they will meet at (hr dly lull auditorium tonight and :i|>|]ijlnl a cnmmlllec of seven lo art In harmony with the school ' Ijo.-ml in an cffurl to raise sufil- <• Icnl funds for flip, operation of a nine inonllis term nf .school, C'kiiulf. F. Cmiper, loral attorney, tolil HIP Courier News this aftfr- niion. One cif i|»! principal sufgps- (liius (hr rnmtnitlcr will be asked In offer Ihc board will be a Icarhcr's salary reduction of approximately ITi IHT cent, beginning llir first monlh and continuing Ilirouchoul the term, it ts umlcrstowl. H Is nlsn iinderslittil Uia( Ihc roinmlllce would ]w. plcilgp.il to a. c £M Hie sclincil board in any olhcr unll'Lcil pfforl lo raise funds for thr maintenance of free schools IIPTP.. Blytlievllle will have free schools while the district's money lasts, • which will probably be until about March I, after which the schools will either be closed or lurnedover to n clllzcns committee to operate strictly on a lullion bask for th« balance of the school year. • The board 1 of education al-n • meeting lasl night In Ihe ofllce of C. M. Buck voted unanimously to abandon collection of tuition fees, and lo return lo parents of.pupils something over $3,000 already .col • lected. Checks will be mailed ydth- in the next few days.•'-'"• Afler illsciis'sing . the iUdatlon from,'all-'angles the board! agreoc! t Hat ^iefinutien t 'solution 1 •'bf'.thi-cll s & - • trict's difficulties without silbstan- t'ally lowering the quality of Instruction offered In the schools could only be had through Increased revenues, and lo that end Charles Lemons was named a committee of one to cooperate with a chamber of commerce committee which will seek relief through .reassessment of real and personal propertv. Little can be accomplished along this line in lime lo provide addl tlonal revenue for next year, .Mr. Harrison, who Is chairman of the county equalization board, said, but. it is "believed that the following year, if the cooperation of the county assessor and board of equal- Iralton can be obtained, the district can gain substantial relief. Children (Kept From School Decision to rescind the tuition program followed a plea by T. J. Mahan, for many years a niembsr of the board, that tuition bo abolished at least for lh= pupils In the grades. Enrollment figures. Mr. Mahan cointed out, indicated that the tuition charge wns keeping many of The organ built by Olownnl er members also work with her. J. Louis Ciierrv Auxiliary will la. m. for a 15 minutes period when ' ins wns i there is a brief devotional and i ! collrt 'solo by the Rev. Mr. Ihc general tile stamp and be and a session,' who were each fined SoO >.......... ... ....• -,„,... , I and costs yesterday, ' an additional se: | on the county farm. control. "The "organ" works" ori ail;' ler dcf 'R". picturing various phases negro, known as electrical air system. of Arkansas industrial and agri- was also arrcste;! • I cultural activity, and arc designed j after officers raiding his reslauran'.' M- w . ILM T,.l. 0< , ()....- i to bc applied to ir.it of slate mail JONESBOno.—Preliminary hear-1 here fount! a quantity of brew. He Mc " uurl «'"» IdtAtS UVer ! to carry tlirouphnu: arly informal sessions, cafe, nnd Mary Sue Dorsey, negro | Tamburini of Crcma In North It-ilv I cliri1rmlm in cimi 'S° o: .vill be endorsed as Dem- boarding house keeper In Luxora according to a design of Monsl"' solc ln thls ctu:!1! 5'' «> rsidcnttal nominee, de!e- found with home brew In their pos-, nor Manarl director of the Pontt commltt ee to be nam '-•""*" ''" "W cach r ' lied ^°,ncal school of sacred music his' Lc6lon lwst will handle the sale in rday. Cornell drew ; | 30 royal reglst( , rs 10000 pl ' n ;. c |the county out-side of niythcvillc. iilcncc of sixty dayr keyboards and nn cblmrntc nedal I The stamps are ot attr.icllvc pos- Charge Nettleton Girl With Murder of 'Infant! "Home Brew.- to be held in municipal! was picked up Deputy Sheriff Hal? this afternoon for Inez Jackson on the highway south o' 19-year-old Nettleton I town. His trial is pending. Raiding : Barnsdall Station Here!^. 5of Ar " I?an ' >iis i"osn-s:, ami rc - property for a right of way over part of the route the last obstacle lo Ihc extension has teen removed and the slrcct will probably te opened up in the near fuhire. Zal B. Harrison, local attorney representing a group of taxpayers, and .lu.'lge W. D. Gravetle. counsel for Ihe Arkansas Electric and Waler company, were scheduled lo argue the merits and legality of i proposed ordinance to rcducs water rates in this city, but Mr. Harrl- on was railed from the session lo (tend a school conference and th: matter was postponed to an in- .efinite date. A third reading on the ordinance vas scheduled for last night, hav- ng already been advanced through i first and second rending at thr ast council esslon. The proposed ordinance provides for R minimum charge of SI )>cr month for water service instead of $1.50. the pres •nt charge, and provides for a slid- raf of 30 cents per 1000 gal- Jake Connor, late of Newport, ha; i leaturc of these services. The Rev ' The 6 ' rl ;vas arrested at 'he home I . , I Mr. Davis, who will complete hlji 0 ' ner P arcn 's. Mr. and Mrs. Mon-1 John ! work at the Union Seminary of roe wilkf "on. at Nettleton. She i Richmond. Va.. this year Is a xrad- dellicd her guilt. ...... _,„...,,. .. - e Officers are continuing their in r Ot i uale of Davidson college of North .1 In addition to the previous serv- ~'""ice, new facilities have been adderl' Roy WTTLE ROCK. Sept. 10 (UP)— ! Cllnc. young sou rf Mr. mid Mrs ^_ ^ uv ^.. ,. u . Cline of Auburn. Ted found Winner for a t & nipletc s-rvlc?. accordiiig"tr i the bird he'ples 5 one day and lv " l "" > -' , Frank Y. Love, district, manager. ] " urs cd It- until it was ,ible to fly I The bird make? !i< home in a r.raf- l by tree, but ccmes to the brr wh:n- REFUSK THE PRIZES I.KAGI:F. ASSEMBLY MEETS GENEVA, Srpl. 10. (UI'l—The Ecajiiie of Nations' eleventh assembly convened today and circled Nicolas Pllulcrco of Rumania president. The departure of Dino Grand!, Italian foreign minister who al- leiirted the league council srs- sleins. on Ihe eve of the opening nf Ihe assembly was Intei-nrelert riere as a pesiurc cmphasijinr Italy's iiolllirnl rtclarbmrnt from llif Iraenc's nfTilrs. instigation of the affair in an ef- t Carolina and Princeton Semin&r Name of six school children and one N. J., and ako did BELLE PLAINE. Lcaclier. state winners In the ninth |ever he calls fcr it. He lias named "Drummer" bfc.r.;se of its habit In drumming ir.'.o trees. ditions to the church and many .activities by members of the con-i grcgation. He also assisted the' Rev. Mr. Callaway in meeting at Barsjtt. week's • , . . " d cauna Rd ( C Ci 11 I Ltiurcncc H " ff of Morrllton, was women's irom oame otaik awarded nrst prize. Joseph Kord throwing smeler of Morrllton, was second. cam "' j In eight Micliigan towns; veterans of I hi- Grand Army of the [Republic number only nne. each cf a separate stalk of the same plant, were found yesterday In the yard of Mr. and Mrs. I. E. Park- I Inir.'t. Hot!) blooms are uuusuall prel'.y and their shades perfectly | clear. event \vlis contest. a rolling pin ; and Virginia Born, Hamburg, John ' R. Saunders, Lange school. Blythe- and CHAMPION' MFI,OX- HOPE, Ark. i UP)— "Jirmto." giant of the melon p.i-cli. reclined today In the bt-st appoin:?d win- cow in this city awailin? \vha! hon- NO LION'S AROUXI) orary dlspcsithii tint mlglu be ac- BLACKPOOL. Enj. (UP'j—There' corded a watermelon. Tiie w.r lions in the den when th° ! ir.e'on. Ihc product of A. D. Turn- E ' M °° rC ' prize wmncrs. Mrs. nlnyor mtcrcrt ,„ prcscnt ° f l to . M - Togare. lion tamer, for res- awsrricd state honors in the .-uifcty' rl ,ing eisht lions from n fire in lesson contest, , Birmincham recently, h disc ,,i m!n -, t;rB c;lre is believed to be the world's largest watermelon of ail time. I weighs ICO 3-4 pnui-.ds. the younger children away from school, and he urged the Importance of removing any obstacle to Ihe obtaining of at least an elementary education by every child. Mr. Malian said that he saw 'no serious objection to maintaining the tuition charge for high school students, but lawyer members of the board, seconded by 7-al B. Harrison, who was present at the meelin?. said that as long as public money was used for the operation of th,. schools a tuition charge was not legally enforceable. It was therefore decided to rur- a free school as long ns the district's money lasts and then, If It was to be continued, establish what in effect would be a private school on 'a full tuition basis for the remainder of the school ttrm. Salary Cut Discusser! The possibility of providing for more than n six months fre« school through rcduclion cf leacher's salaries was discussed, but no action lens for the first 2500 gallons^ 2' taken. Mr. Mahan. and Captain cents per 1000 for the second 5000 Butt spoke favorably of such a gallons and 15 cents per 1000 for all in excess of 10.000 gallons. I" also contains a clause urovldlnf the water company may not discontinue service as long as it is indebted to the consumer. In the auditor's report to the council a decrease In the collodion of privilege taxes for the period this year over a similar period ins' year was shown and Dr, H. S, Davis, second ward alderman, made the motion, seconded by Aldermar. Thompson, lhat Police Chief Goodwin be inslructed to furnish a man from his department to assist Ihc city clerk in collecting dslir.quen' Uixcs. Pays $100 Liquor Fine Teynor Reed was fined SIM In police court this morning on 'a charge of transporting liquor. It was the only case Iritd (his morn. Inc. plan, saying they believed citizens of Blythevllle would be willing to provide teachers b:ard and room. with cheaper so that the reduction would inflict no serious harpsiiip upon them. Superintendent Greene said that he thought some of the teachers might accept a reduction, but pointed out that others some of whom refused offers of salary Increases elsewhere to remain In Blythevllle, might feel that they had be.tn unfairly treated. All tcaehers have contracts with, the district in which their salary schedules are ilxed for the year, except that conlrncts with high (Continued on Page Four) WEATHER ARKANSAS. — Cloudy, showers tonight r.nti Thursday; partly cloudy In west portion and showers in east portion.
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