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BLYTHEVILLE OOURIEK NEWS T*Kir rv~»»r IVT A vim kin.i.r... . __ . ' T V r V_ - X VOL XXXIII—NO. 85 Bljth«Tlli« Courier Herald THE DOMINANT NEW31WK1VOP NORTHBA ET ARKANSAS AND 60UTHEASV MISSOURI Blythevllle D»Hj Newi Ulululppl VtUey Leader ARKANSAS, \VICDN USD AY, JUNK M, , FARM HEAD SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS DEAL" Plan to Ask Convenlioii [indorsement for Re- selllemenl Program PHILADKLPIIIA, June 24 (UP) — Kcp. Claude 'Puller (Dem., Ark.); tola the United Press today the Arkansas delegation to the Dem- 1 ocralic convention planned to ui«e a nlati-jiin plank lo aid ten- tint farmers and sharecroppers through resettlement credit facil- illes nml social security extensions. Puller's statement followed a promise by Senate Majority Leader Joseph T. Robinson of Arkan- KIS lo seek u federal investigation of alleged terrorist activities in Uie Arkansas sharecropper areas Gardner Jackson, chairman of Hie National Committee on Rural Bccial Planning, said Robinson had promised to confer with the Ark- '•nsr.s department of labor "with a view of enlisting tlie federal dc- iTalmadge Sees Defeat Of Roosevelt In Fall ATLANTA, June 24 (UP)—Gov Eugene Tnlm-idge, southern lead- si" of anti-New Dealers, loriny predicted President Roosevelt's oeieav in November while bitterly •criticizing "abandonment, of (he principles of slate sovereign- ly" by Democratic leaders. Tjhnadfje, stripped of l>is poiv- crs us naiicnal cc.innllteeinon by Georgians as a result of hi.; opposition to Mr. -Roosevelt, un- (JUaliiledlj' predicted defeat of Ilie president. BY m THIEF Wealthy Sportsman's Long Island Home Entered Last Night LOCUST VALLEY, N. Y.. June 2-i (UP)—Cash and Jewels valued at more than $400.000 were stolen ircin the Long Island home of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Coe sr. at. Upper Brookville some time dur- EXPECT FUMILJ Governor May Use. Acl- \ ministration Influence' in Effort to I3eai B?,i!cy LITTLE ROCK, Ark, (UP)—It was learned from reliable soiircai tills week lint Gov. J. M. Futrell on returning from the national democratic convention, expects to i'ause lite removal of at. least three gubernatorial candidates from the nomination nice nml weld a statewide organization to elect a*mnn (o sucked him as (he slated chief executive. The names of Hie me:! he cx- iiccts to hnve vvltlulrnw from the ,-ace WHS not disclosed, but It Is generally known, that Ihe e°v-1 ernor will pick the" strongest man, | who he thinks can prevent At-' Forney General Carl E. Bailey from receiving tlic_nomlnatloH. | Bailey and the governor have been at 'outs' since the attorney I general assumed his, duties in' January, 1935. Bailey's announcement that lie would seek the Gubernatorial nomination failed to please the governor, according to those close to the chief executive. New Deal4oyno(:c Sonmlcd by Barkley , lions for sharecroppers and ten- anls, Sena I or Robert F. Wagner, New yak, today was elected chairman <.f the powerful resolutions committee which will draft tlie pui- ftrin of Ihe second New Deul William S. Boyle of Nevaoa was lunned secretary. Pc-rniai) u-.'* organization committee members: Arkansas, j. H. Graves; Mississippi. Senator Theodore G. Bilbo; Missouri, Mrs. Alu-e M. Ferris. ' Credentials ccmmittee member;: "Arkansas. J. E. Chambers; Missis- !,lppl...l!!iii_'SUme;_ Missouri. ,Civovor ,. ' Hules con'iiniliec members: Arkansas, R. w. Etebfns; Missis- sippj. J. A. May; Missouri. Sell- aler Uennctl C. Clark. Miss Word Candidate - For Convention Queen Miss Alcne Word, Osccola attorney and delegate to the national Democratic convention at Philadelphia from the first congressional district of Arkansas, has been selcclcd by the Arkansas delegales as their representative in tlie convention beauty queen contest. The convention queen will In; chosen tonight. Telegrams were dispatched from various Blytheville organizations and Individuals today to Senator Joe T. Robinson, Senator Hattie W. Caraway. Gov. J. Marion Fn- Ivell and Harvey C. Couch, urg- 1113 Ihcir active support of Miss Word for beauty queen. sportsman and financier. He is a big game hunter, yachtsman and horseman. Police believed the thief climbed a concrete column supporting a porch and entered the house through n screen door' from Ihe porch roof to a room 6ri,the second floor. The jewels were In two silk bags i" a 'bureau in a room adjoining Mrs. Coe's bedroom. The- robbery was discovered by Coe when lie arose this morning. : The loot Included a pearl necklace -which, according to King Is wovtliu 5300.000;. Coe's wallet; •containing S625 In cash; "a'~roh' of $Va in notes which was In the drawer with the Jewels. Another purse containing $75 also was taken besides a small psai-l necklace mined at $38,000, a pearl bracelet, a diamond ring valued at 538,000, a smaller diamond- ring, a platinum wedding ring set with diamonds, valued at 538,000, and an antique ring. The robbers also entered Coe's bedroom, taking a gold traveling clock worth $501), a gold cigarette case, valued at 53,380, and a 32 calibre revolver. Widow of Harley Cole Asks $3,000. from Frisco Railroad r I- i r> Lnglish become Cilizens in California SAN FRANCISCO (UP)— English nre dominating' in American naturalization on the pacific Coast. Out of a recent class of 207 aliens granled citizenship there \vcrc 53 Uritish; 40 Italians, 8 French, G Swedes. 4 Danes, 2 Czechoslovakians, and tto remainder scattered Uirbug'n a dozen nationalities. Cutten, Grain Trader, Dies in Chicago CHICAGO, June 24 (UP) — Arthur W. Cutten, Bfl^ grain trader, whose personal fortune was estimated at one time as high as $100,1102,000, died early today after a heart attack. He had been ill since he was stricken with pneumonia seven months ago. 18SO. "°° New York Cotton NEW YORK, June 24. (UP) — Cotton closed steady. open high low close July ...... 1215 1218 J201 120(5 Oct ....... 1145 1153 1145 1148 Dec ....... 1139 1150 1138 114G Jan ....... 1139 1151 1139 1147 Mar ....... 1142 1152 1141 1148 May ...... 114B 1155 1146 1152 Spots closed steady at 1216, off 12. Spot Average Is 12.13 The average price of 7-8 inch middling cotton on >ic ten s|»t markets today was 12.13, according lo the Bljtltcville Board of Trade. Producers receive no subsidy when tne spot average is above 12 cents a pound. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, June 24. (UP) —The cotton market was carried to small declines in early trading today but steadied in later dealings iiul all posilions closed with one to four paints gains except July ; which was 16 points loiver, open high low close July 1215 1217 1200 1201 Oct 1139 1143 1139 1145 Dec H36 ma U3S 1143 Jan use 1143 113S 1143 Mar 1139 1143 1139 1143 M*y 1143 1150 1143 1146b Spots closed quiet at 1227, off 13. ClOSllW Stock Pri ~ NEW YORK, June 24 (UP)— Chrysler Corporation capital stock today led the stock market into I'ne highest territory since April 13 with the industrial average less than two points from the vcar's high. A. T. and T. 169 7-8 Anaconda Copper 35 3-4 Beth, steel 54 3-8 Chrysler 108 3-4 Cities Service 51-8 Coca Cola 1001-4 Gen. Am. Tank -19 Gen. Electric 39 1-4 Gen. Motors eg Int. Harvester 88 1-2 McKesson-Robbins ... 0 3-8 Montgomery Ward ... 45 i'-4 N. Y. Central 37 1-8 Packard .• n j.g Phillips Pet 42 1-8 Radio ., 11 3.4 Simmons Beds 303-8 Stndard of N. J 59 ].j Texas Co 34 3.3 U. S. Smelling 87 3-4 U. S. Steel 64 1-2 Warner Bros 105-8 Zonlte 61-4 Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, 111.. June 24 (UP)—Hogs 6.500 Top 10.60 170-230 Ibs. 10.45-10.60 140-160 Ibs. 9.65-10.50 Bulk sows 8.65-9.0D Cattle 3800 Steers 8.00-8.25. Slaughter steers 5.00-8.50 Mixed s-earlings and heifers 6.50-7.15 Slaughter heifers 4.50-8.50 ' Beef cows 4.50-5.25 Cutters and low cutters 3.00-4.25 Trial of the suit brought by Mrs Harley Cole, widow and adminis- tratrix of the estate of Harley Cole against trustees r for the at. Louis- San Francisco railway w a s und'-f- way at an adjourned day of circuit, court here today. / Mrs: cole seeks damages amounting to 53,000 as a result of the death of her '.nisband in n Yarbro crossing accident on January 15 1934. Vcrnon Morion, a fanner who .lived in the Burdstte community where Cole made his home was killed In the same accident when a car In w'flleh they were riding w as struck by a southbound Frisco passenger train. Litigation growing out ot Morton's death i« now pending i n federal district court at Joneshoro. A number of witnesses took the o e stand this morning to testify that . — But Union Party Campaign Manager Says Look Out for;1940, '44 WASHlNGTONl'jiuie 21. (UP)_ Hepresenlative Usher' L. Burdick national campaign 'manager for Representative Willw'm E. L;mka Union parly presidential candidate today admitted defeat In the No- - y amie lra "> vcnibcr election. signal ring and that the train was traveling at a high rate of speed it was expected that the case would go to the jury late t'nls. afternoon after Ihe railway had printed its defense to the suit. ' Claude P. Cooper of this city, j T. Coston of Osceola and O E Hooker of Canithersville are attorneys for the plaintiff and E L Westbrook of Jonesboro and R»id and Evrard of Blylheville represent the railroad. "Just Trying To Balance Bii(ljL r ef .Writer Explains rc tc i In his swivel chair An/aimunced between puffs on a. big black cigar, "We won't win (;n s year." "But," he added, as he rolled up his sleeves, "watch out for us hi 1940 and 1344." "This Union party." ] lc s ai<|, "is not a one-year or one-campai«rj party. We're here to slay." The Immediate problem' of Bicr- dick and Lemke is to affect a cojli- ton of Father Charles K. coi^hlm's Union for Social Justice, Dr. "Francis E. Tow;i.5ei!d's old age pension group and the share-thc-wealth organization, headed bv the Rev Oerald L. K. Smith, ' <T)rdci: r Cslifornia Democrats May Take Walk, Says Sinclair MEMPHIS. June 24 (UP)—Wil- ,-j—i Ham Faulkner, widely known nov- daled elist of Oxford. Miss., and his j fcrnn wife were doing some "tall explaining" today of a personal newspaper advertisement in which Faulkner announced he would nal bo responsible for ttebls contracted by his wife In the future. ( lul "Just trying lo balance the fam- j De ' budget," the author explained, a „ Otherwise both he and his wife Robert F agreed nil is |>cafe and under- chainnan' standing in the Faulkner home. "That merely means I'm stop-' PASADENA. Calif.. June "4 (U Pl-uplon Sinclair today Inllml- that thousands of Cali- Demccrats would join a 'hird party movement unloir, the Lcmccratic nlatform Included a I.' production .for use" plank. I The white hatred liberal, who almost became governor of Call- ifornia In 1934., under nn Epic- Phig all charge accounts until I can catch up with past debts," Faulkner added. Mrs. Faulkner, who said she planned lo return to California in three weeks with her husband, said: I "We had to publish that ad to! Wanner cf New chainnan of the resolutions nnltee at the Philadelphia ventlon. which said: York, Farley, chairman ns he culled Ihe Democratic national convention to order U' first session. In Philadelphia. At the rljla . Is Senator Joseph Roblnscn of Arkansas, permanent chairman of the conclave, he looked cut over Hie throng of delegates. shown iu its Harrison and Washburn JFive Killed When Two nine thousand for prcdvcllon "•n>ber. )<>34 as I'.cudrcd and seventy- j in the 20 clubs to Address.Club Rally Zal H, Harrison, county j u d?e and Dr. A. M. Washburn, director Of the county health unit, will ad- i dress members of the Girls an;' Boys 4-H clubs In the'Chlckasaw- ' ba district of Mississippi county iu the annual rally to be 'ncld'herci i tomorrow. There are G99 members Hydroplanes Collide CHERBOURG, France, June 24 iUI'1 — Two hydroplanes collided over Hainncvlllc today, resulting .In (he death of five of the oceu- pemomls voted I Thc m „ for use in 1.0. the city auditorium, with j.T Nanking Says Rebels Armed by Japan Pai-ly Will Visil Here Tomorrow lllylhcvllle will be ."mist for n sliort tlim^ tomorrow to sonia IOC members or the Little flock Clmm- b_'r or Commerce, who are making Ihetr annual "uoo-JwIH" lour o( Hie stale by special trulu, accompanied by thi! l.ltllc liock boys band. Ammijemenis hnve been imule for 25 or 30 members of fne lllythc- vllli! Chamber of Commerce U meet the special train m the Fils- co smtton and take the visitors for 11 30-niltmle amomoblli! tour of the city, «tier which lliey win drive lo Wilson for a barbecue arranged by Ihe L?u Wilson company in 'nonor of (he visitors. Arrival here of the special Iruln, scheduled f o r io:V5 'rliureday morning, will ho followed by a concert on Ihc station platform by Hie boys band. The bund , v lll rcmiiln with tlie train, u'nieh will rejoin the l.lltle liock tourists at Wilson Soulhern Delegates Oppose Abolition of Two- Thirds Requirement 10 iUP> of the PHILADELPHIA, June —Ihe rules committee Ct-mccratlc national convention Icday iiBreed lo vole at |i;.ir A. M. tomo'rro.v on ihu riurs- llon oi abolishing (he cent"ry old two-thirds rule In choosln';i n presidential nominee. A rccoimnciv.lalion for nljoll- llun of Ihe rule was bcllevi" 1 lo be virtually cerlnln although several' soulliciu slate represvnU- llves 'launched ji vl?nrons /•oiu- inltliic light to retail) Ilie" tradition. They were expected lo carr.v thelr ilgl>; in the coin^Hllon (lour. Hep. E. E. Cox r,f Gcorjla led the ccmmlllee debate nxolii.il .Ing Ihe rule, churcin:? nil effort was belli); made lo "rail- read" a change which would In- Iro.lucc Into Ihe convention "an of . disturbance that v.th send mnny of us away unlmppv." Cox eonlendcd that Ihc memory of "the great Champ Clark need nol lie glorified by such a resolution." Clark was the majority choice Df the 1912 Democratic convention but lost (he nnmfiKillon to Woodrow Wilson. Clark's son, Senator Bennett Clark of Missouri, glanced sternly Ask Convention Endorsement (or Control of Agriculture, Currency »y JOK M.KX MOIlltlS United Vress SlulT Correspondent CONVENTION HALL, Philadelphia, June 21. (up)_presUlohls William orccn of the .American Federation of Labor nnd Edward A. O'Neal of the American Farm Bureau Federation today '• culled Convention to Hear Joe Robinson Tonight CONVENTION HALL, Willa- delphln, June 24. (UP)—Highlight, of tonight's session ot the Democratic, iratlonnl convention will be the address of permii- neiil convention clralrmnti jo- S3i)h T. RoVjInsou of Arkansas 'Hie semite majority leader li expected to make a strong defense of Uic Hoosei-elt lulmlii- Istratlon against charges of "broken promises." Cox the Georgia representative praised Woodrow Wilson and charged that the mnnil will be "Hint a next dc- |)lnnk be written Into the platform, stripping Ilie southern suites of their suffrage laws." Junior Chamber Elects Bob Mehrle President CAIlUTHEnSVILLB, Mo. — A 1 Ihc orgatil/allon meeting Monday night. Bob Mohrle , v .-is imtnid prescient of Ills Camthcrsvllle Junior Chamber of Commerce. Twenty-nine young canillicr.sviile business and professional m pn were present, other officers are: Roy Harper, vice-president 1 rirnr^ Pkh er, treasurerf Cletus Do o-nf n- Upon Democratic platform builders lo pledge 11 second New Deal cm- bracing controlled agriculture managed currency and curtailment of untied states supreme cuurt powers. Green and O'Neal, submitted Hiclr demands in behalf of some 20,000,000 farm and labor voters whose desires; they said the platform pvpiiosivX' represented Their views wcro placed before Ihe initial meeting O t the resolutions commlUoc, headed by-Senator Robsrt Wagner (Dem., N. Y.) The , committee already is ^em- broiled'lit disputes between liberal and ..conservative factions oVci platform projKMnls nltlii to those oiillined by tlie farm anil labor spokesmen. ' '. Green outlined a broad piogram of labor demands, including Ihc 30- hour week, continued federal public works, high wages and provisions (or adequate annual \\orklng wages, guarantee ot the right of labor lo organize nml bargain col-, Iccllvely and continuation of the New Deal social security plan lie emphasised the necessity of curbing me powers or lli e supreme" court and suggested fhat It be pro"- hiblted from outlawing any act of congress except by Uo-thlr<ls vole. He added that,-there might be some hope that the court could be "rebuilt and reconstructed," In which case the constitution "will lake on a new meaning." Both Orc'cn and O'Neal endorsed New Deal efforts to curb what they characterized as economic evils and urged Ihc party to go forward with new experimentation' in this field, O'Neal presented an eleven-point farm program whim incorporated the demands for crop control anil managed currency. Among O'Neal's suggestions were- Permanent commodity loan s5f up to nld In disposing of seasonal' crop surpluses; continuance of ,'a sound soil conservation and land utilization program; expansion of domestic and foreign outlets for farm products; protection of the - --- —*-- .lowers niK 1 J. Thomas Markey; two-year term Julian Hawkins nnci Bennett B-r- nard. . Jcre Klngsbury is to serve a' parliamentarian.' asked that congress main-win a managed, currency regulated on an Index basic commodity prices In order to provide a dollar with unvarying purchasing and debt I paying power. Services Here Friday for Oien L - the only prac- protect ourselves other parlies." against . e y tical solution of employment." Young Transicn'.s ,\divo SALT LAKE' CITY (UPi-Sllr- Faulkner «<>«•• is writing for a Hollywood studio. some red by the"ndveni'o'f warm Iher, franslcnt boys Chicago Wheat pouring through this rate of about 150 a relief officials say : " *-"•* "' v.'.MIi W1L[1 J. Ij. Ma5-: V\VTT.-1M^ ters ol Manila, vice president of- NANK1 , NG the county council, Residing ?, - 71 " """"" the morning session. Tho Rev Al tred Carpenter, pastor of fh« Baptist church, \\lli 5 July Sep. open 95 1-2 high low close 56 3-8 94 3-4 95 1-4 97 95 3-8 SB 1-8 VANCOUVER, B. C i ly 13,000 more Americt i Vancouver during the „ months of this year than the corresponding Chicago Corn July Sep. open 07 64 3- high low close 61 1-8 66 1-4 67 65 1-2 G4 3-8 65 3-8 Funeral services will be held nt 0 o clock Friday morning for Oien , "" T " C clllnpsc Bovemmerit charg- ' Bishop, 20. so:, of Mr. . a. L. Bishop, who died at a United and ntnmunlllon to wangsi province, whose demanding the over- Max Isaacs/president of Tlie Rev w. J. LcRoy. former pastor of the Lake Street Mslhod- will be concluded with n? ' ' of 1935 , "*y «>» -d by Kwnngsl mag- nc Cobb ^ iifMiim mines. Tlie agreement un- charoe of funorai , theidcr which it was negotiated gave 8 " Sral ' "•v, tuiitapanaing period ol 1935 : ~-~-i S win piay the The increase m the number of leading rota in (he afternoon ses- • Js'pan specia'l preference "in" mak- i cars was 3,333. . j slon when he «-m cx)nct uc t liar- i ins 1: " «" lle " t s '" Kwnngsl. ( inonica and Home Is In rangemenls. A' California archery club Is praclictng u, c Indian an, ol .iliool- Ing wllh bow nnd an-ovv from Ihe backs of moving horses. cow calling „.. A swimming parly at t' nc cago Mill pool will conclude ""the! SSn "m. The golden rod was • • - or "Cherry" Tree a Lilac TOLEDO. (UP) _ For' years,' a mystery tree" grew in Dr. George preferred M. Rcinhart's yard. It looked like day's events. T]>c w|U preference In 1929. ' the un tree, but as j cherries. Now it Is blopmlj 1 cherry blossoms, but white lilacs WEATHER Arkansas — Fair tonight 'aiid' Thursday. Warmer in north and central portions Thursday. Memphis and vicinity—Fair ' tij- ntght and Thursday. Wanner Thursday. The maximum temperature here yesterday was 75, minimum .62^ clear, according to Samuel F. Nor- rls, official weather observer. Huffman Home Bums The residence of I. H. Huffman' at Huffman wns destroyed by fire Sunday morning. Most of the contents of the six room house were ™ saved except the furnishings ot >| the dining room and kitchen The fire, which is believed to have started from a faulty flue, had gained much headway" before It was discovered.

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