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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 7, 1936
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XXXIII—NO. 95 THE aOMINANT^KWHi-AI-KK OP HOKWliftHT AHKAHBAB AND BOITO1KA8V UTHBOOK1 KlythevlIU Courier Hlytlievlllo U«l]j Ntwi ~— MtMiMiDpi v«ilty u«d«> BIA'THRVILLE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, JULY 7, 1930 HTNOUi! COPIES. FIVE CISNT8' SPREADS DISASTER IN MID-WEST DcuizigDefiesPowerB, Cut^League Ties iinTini! IP nrni " ™...._. . . *, , "_ ~~ T ~rr:— l ~L •_ Jbv ***«' Figures in Naval Espionage Plol Hancl 0 [ Hitler Behind Declaration Abrogating! War SelllemeiU DAN7.TG, July 7 (UP)-Danil!« announced officially today Us sev trance of relations wllh'the League of Nations, which has been nrmiiial guardian of Ihe free citj since It was separated from Germany at. Ihe end of the \Vorld War. H was annaunced (lint the senate of the free city and other public official!; henceforth wonlj ignore Sean Lester, of the Irish Free State, who is League hijh commissioner here, anil would have no olTicinl dealings with him. The Na/.i movement for re union with Germany thus was I emphasised. Has Hitler's . Support Gcrmnny stands behind Danzig's determination to cud League of Nations control, Arthur Gretsei, national Socialist president ot the Danzig Senate, announced today. Returning from Berlin where he went after a defiant, table thumping speech at Geneva last, week, Greiser was greeted enthusiastically by several thousand at tl>e local railway station. In his speed) at Geneva Greiser demanded that the League recall Sean Lester, of the Irish Free Site, League high commissioner to the free city. • Amidst^continuing tension here, Polish ^sources,; Insisted the .Warsaw, -government" would' 'not—surrender its treaty rights in Danzig nor would it accept a Na?.l occupation. Polish Legions could occupy the ! city within six hours and combat any National Social 1st attempt to terminate Danzig'.t .free city status, it was pointed cut.. Britain Alarmed LONDON—A barrage of tjacs lions in commons and Whitehall's grave view of the Danzig sftun-j lion gsive evidence tonight of Britain's crowing concern over! Germany. | Questioners who wanted to know ntoul Danzig drew little fiom' Eden except a reference to v.liitj was said at the League of Na- [ lions council session. Informed sources plainly were anxious uv?r Ihe outburst at Geneva by Dr. Arthur Karl Grciscr, flan pres- iclenl of the free city's senate. The gravity with which officials viewed Greifier's demand for a revision of Lcngue-Danzij; relations was based on Hie presumption that he spoke on instructions from higher authorities. His halt, in Germany, en route to Geneva, was considered .significant. Eden said that he was Dating In "friendly co-operation with Poland" in connection with Daraig affairs. Nationals Win From Americans NATIONAL LEAGUE P/.RK, Uuslon. J: ly 7 <UP>—The Nn- tional I/.':';iie ended the American League's ;;i>prmmey In the fourth till-slar game today, battlln:> to n -1 to :i Irliinijili in n nip ard luck struggle before u crowd estimated :it 3U.OOO. 'the Amfiicaii League siege gnis which had blasted National 1-eayue pitching for three straight | triumphs were silenced today by \~Ayy.y pi'un. Carl TInbbell and Lon Warneke. The Aineitcon League made one brief a^aull, driving curt Davis, Cub "sinker ball" star, to cover with a tlirei:- riisi rally In the seveiuh inning. Harry Thomas Thompson, lor. utioto, former u. a. na Asks Kansas Legislature lo Draft Au'thorizalioii for Stale Cooperation TOPEKA, Kans., July 7 (UP) — Ciov. Alf M. Landon today asked a special session of the Kansas legislature to draft n social security tionstltutionul amendment that u'oukl enable Ihe slate lo participate in federal -iild plans of either n Democratic or Republican administration. lUlBvgovcrnor suggested the ns- som'jty conruie itself to drawing | up "merely a grant of power." Under, provisions of the .-Kansas constitution the Care of ngcd. indigent or handicapped persons now rests upon the counltes. The Republican presidential nominee called the attention : pf the lawmakers to "Ihe fact that the platform of the Republican party at its national convention provides for n plan of social security different from the social security act adopted by congress." lie added: "I do not deem this n fitting lime to enter Into a discussion of (he relative merits of the present act and the proposals set out in the Republican plalform." I.andon asked indirectly an amendment which virtually would divide stale and local responsibtli- Collapse of Europe's Peace Machinery Seen in Lifting of Sanctions LONDON, July 1 (UP) — All army of salesmen scurried lo Ttnly today and Uurope hastened headlong toward a new epoch of mlll- !ury alliances, : These were the first results of Ihe League of Nations nbimdon- inenl of Ethiopia as manifested in decision to lift anti-Italian economic sanctions, effective July IS. ^ Diplomatic qunrtci'S believed that when Ihe League Is reformed by the September assembly It will be transformed Into a screen for new military alllnnccs. They feared that new regional pads, negotiated ostensibly to -supplement the League covenant, practice replace it. Sett to lte K aln Markets Commercial circles were as Interested as the diplomats In the ordure. Candidates Will Draw For Ballot Positions Candidales for the Democratic nomhmiion for county offices mull township offices In the Chlckii- sawba district of the county will draw for positions on the primary ballot nt the county clerk's office here tvidny morning ut '0 o'clock It wa.s announced lo- day. The drawings will be held by officials of the Democratic cen-i Hal commlUoe of the county. How Mloppcrs Blighted U. S. Corn Briloii Says Doctrine May Lead America Into Next Great War CHAIILOTTESVILIE. Va.. July 1 (UP) -America's traditional policy of freedom of the sens will wonl,l I.. , " 1C (la "St'' l>ol"t III the-event wuinti in of uimu,,.,. BC |, ei . nl B|, ro|)ciln lvar !'• ". W. Almy, lirltlsh banker, "Id the University of Vlrsi'.nli Institute of Public Alfalrs 'to'-'luy. houses of October. Great sleeks New York Cotton NEW Cotlcn July Oct Dec Jan March May Spots New YORK, July 7 (UP) closed very sleady. open high low rlcse i2fio law i25:i 1:55 1187 1188 1181 1137 1191 1191 1182 1185 1192 1192 1183 !185 1195, 1195 1182 1180 119G HOG 1183 1188 closed steady at 1289, up 7 Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, July 7 (UP) —Cotton eased off in late trading nml closed irregularly, one ix>inl- liigher to five lower. A realizing movement began on reports that the government |xx>l was selling heavily in October futures. oircn high low C!CFC July - 1MO 1250 la-17 1?47 Oct 1183 118? 1177 1179 Dec 1185 1185 1175 117S Jan 1184 1184 1173 1178 March 1188 1191 1173 118i May 1191 1191 1178 1183 Spots closed steady at 1270, up 1. Chicago Wheat open high low flose JulvllO S-3 110 3-8 104 7-8 105 5-8 EerjlOJ f>8 Hi) l'-'i 104 7-8 105 3-4 Cliicarfo Corn open high low close July 80 1-8 80 1-8 78 18 3-4 SEP 79 1-3 79 1-8 76 77 3-1 Japanese government. Questioned in the case was Janet Ono, cen- ler picture, Japanese girl employed at a San Pedro, Cal., cafe, where Thompson ate. A tip that Tcshio Miyaznkl Japanese naval officer, left, below, had bought naval secrets from Thompson was given by Willard Turrentine, right below, former roommate of the convicted spy. Closing Stock Prices NEW YORK, July-7 (UP)—The slock'market followed •;the courae of yrains today in Inverse order, declining' when cereals made new seasonal highs on drouth news and rallying late "in the day -lien profit taking brought wheat Pneumonia Claims Life ! o{ Leo "Pop" Alverdo! HELENA, Ark.—Funeral services were held here Monday afternoon for Leo "Pop" Alverdo, 52, who died Sunday in the local hospital following sin illness iof eight days. He succumbed to an atltick of pneumonia following an operation for appendicitis. Mr. Alverdo. who was . born hi Paris, France, had been a resident of Helena, for the past four years, having moved here from Paragould. He lived at Jonesboro (or a number of years. He received his sobriquet of "Pop" due lo his friendliness with children to whom In; daily passed out popcorn from hir> stand opposite a local theater. He leaves his widow and a daughter, Mary Louise. Alverdo. I lo « net loss on the day. Traders sold farm shares early in the das' until Case lost seven points from the previous rlosc. H rallied substantially. The steel labor situation was slill n big factor nml it accounted for another selling inclied a light for lost markets saw France overmi. Great lirlt- efforts to recoup combined loss- nil,' beaten almost o her knoes es estimated at 5,000,000,000 lire but you pointed to your uol Icni since sanction.,, were imposed last docti' " .I"""™' of accumulated goals, piled high In freight sheds on., the French frontier, will be released'next. week. Already special freight trains have been ' ordered lo rush across the frontier with loads of minerals, steel, cotton, waste, chemicals and drugs- goods ' sorely needed by Italy. I'lan In Ease Kthio-ifci Onl In the process of fofmalloa at Geneva was. a league group to consider a possible basis for jur- idically eliminating Ethiopia from the membership list before the September meeting of the assembly. Pcriner Emperor Halle Selorsle of Ethiopia, defeated on the battlefield and the diplomatic fiont, left Geneva. lias Kassa and Ras Nnsihu, two of his generals, waved farewell. They were left, behind to represent him before Ihe League. Members of Halle Keliissic's cn- tcuragc; said he was "a sick man, ulfecled physically by Ihe strain of the last few weeks." Fiom Paris he will go to I/mdon to spend some, weeks on the English sttcoast tinder the care of physicians, $50 Fine for Assault Will. Deadly Weapon P. n. Wood was found guilty of a charge of assault with a deadly weapon and fined $50 In municipal court this morning. Annie Williams, ncgress, was cleared of a charge of assault and battery. Louis Gainer was fined $10 for Bell Rings in Walls; Rat Innocent Offender RALEIGH. N. C. (UP)—A Rn- leigh man who. lied a bell to n rat he had caught in a trap, and Untied it loose with the idea of frightening away other rats,. succeeded only in keeping his' neighbors awake, said George U. Lay of the United States Biological Survey. Reports came In that irate householders could not sleep because a mysterious bell kept ringing in the walls, allies and basements. One person reported hearing the belled nit a mile away from where it was tinned loose. drive against the steel shares, assault and battery and given 60 Motors lost their snap and de-1 ^ a J' K ltl which lo make payment. ia; 1-2 333-8 dined. They rallied from the lows, however. A "T and T Anaconda Copper Bethlehem Steel Chrysler Cities Service General American Tank General Electric General Motors International .Harvester McKesson-Rcbbins Mcntpcmery Ward :. New York Central Packard Phillins Petroleum Radio Corp St. Loiris-San Francisco Simmons Bed • F'nndard of N J Texas Co U S Smelting U S Steel Warner Bros 41-5 48 t-2 37 5-8 r,i: 3-8 7D 7-8 S 7-8 •117-8 3> 1-8 ID 1-4 413-8 11 !--! 2!) 3-8 EH 3-8 3'" 7S 1-2 S7 1-4 0 3-4 Mildred Shcppard was fined $10 on n charge of assault and battery and given 10 days in which to make payment. T'red Jones, negro, was fined (10 for malicious mischief. Willie brown, negro, was fined MO on a charge of assault and battery. Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, 111. (UP)— ; Hogs 7,000. Top 11.10 170-230 Ibs., 11.00-11.10 140-100 Ibs,, 10.00-11.00 • Bulk sows 8.50-9.00 Cattle 3.500 Sleers 7.25-8.75 Slaughter steers 5,50-9.00 Mixed yearlings and heifers 6.00-8.50 Slaughter heifers 4.50-8.75 Beef cows 4.25-5.00 Cutters anil low cullers 3.00-3.75 Grant To Aid Study Of Pantothenic Acid CORVALLIS, Ore. (UPt-Hocke- fellcr Foundation has made a $20.000 grant to Dr. Roger J. Williams, professor at Oregon state College here, to carry on a tbree- >ear research project on the subject of pantolhenic add. Pitiitol'nenlc add, so named because of its universality In all living cells, was discovered several years ago by Dr. Williams In connection wllh his research will H was freedom of the SE lies and shibboleths and maintained your attitude of almost cynical lalssex falre." It was not until the LusiUinla was sunk, Almy contitir.ed, that' America's :; -."lrmiiediale r - -liitercjiti"- wpre • threatened sufficiently :to cause enlry Into the war. "And that f-acto.'," he said, "will be present in the next war anil In every svur." Mother Persists in Refusal to Permit Severance Operation MICHIGAN : CITY, Ind., July 7 •UP)—Doctors gave up hope today the of saving the survivor Siamese twin girls born Mrs. Wesley Gllck. Immediately afler the first child died Dr. H. L. Urooks olfcred to separate It surgically from the living twin. 'Hie mother refused permission, saying she feared Ihe child would be abnormal If it lived: "It is too late now,to save the child." Brooks told the United r.ight _ . -.- !he. baby alive with regular administrations of Water and whiskey while doctors pleaded with Mrs. Click to permit the operation. "The child probably will die of blood poisoning," Dr. Brooks said. He explained that If the living child had a separate brain, protected by tissue from Us dead sister, on operation might have j saved it. I Press this morning after a i!i which attendants kept y^: ; ':H^^^^^^;Vj.) : v^2~--''ftX$^$^"&ffy^W^*W •'•^•^^m^ : :<^^ ' ' " tii:~i kRiVLX-fJ,T'S.v':'i'-;.'''<'. • .:• •<».«•> Wsi9&: 1 RELIEF This small section of cornfield, with stalks stripped or entirely .destroyed, reveals lit a glunce the slory of tragic ruin, costlu.j mlllic-jis, visited upon the cornfields of the Dakolns, Nebraska, Kansas" iiiiii Oklalionm by the grasshopper scourge. In the picture aboye, row had been almost entirely denuded of stalks npil the row at the right also was rnvmjcd by the. posts, At n lime ~.whw : fiiriners al- rekly'.^erc fnclns poverty, with' callld StaVTlAg.'^iiml^Tiilcts'Hfrifed out In the great, spreading northwest 'drouth, Ihe grasshopper plague wus an Unusually bitter calamity. Soars to Record Marks as Ciops Blacken Under Searing Sun CHICAGO, July 7 (UP)-Seai- inw henl MiittuJ dlsoiler ovr an ww widening area of the -drouth ravaged mid-west today With no lain In sight and thousands .of acres of once fer- Mle farm land already blacl:qned 111 the Dakota 1 , Montana wicm- hw and pin It, of Minnesota, lem- liernlures continued 16 soar. "No jellef,' was the dhoour- aRhvt ncnlliei forecast In most sections ' Vor. Ihe fourth coiv-eoutUe d»y i"inpcraluic.', weie ihove 100 In' the great plains area. It Was 1 "Ideal" I'liiisuonpei weather and destructive Insects added to the t havoc. ' lawns Face Water Short,ipr In Uhlcatso nnnnn^ of sand Hies Impeded truffle. Gaunt thhsty catlle ale diy stubble, faun wells went dry and evim some towns were threatened with water shortage-, j In the worst aiea of the Da- kolus wheie fanners two wi e'ks iitio saw their wheat and small groins binned out, coin tuined white and beyond saltation In other sections the coin crop may lie saved. Crop fallme aho threatened 'the rich wheat Holds of the Canadian pmlile provinces Wldu tracts have been destroyed In many poi lions of Mai'itobi, jSnskatchewan and Alberta ; i Tlie,! bmilng menace spread to seme of the green pastures In Wisconsin's dairy land. , M & n y Hint Aide Will Succeed Farley Fugitive From Reform School Is Jailed Here James Collins Roberts, 19-year- old youth, was lodged In the county jail here today by a federal bureau of Investigation agent. He was said to have escaped from a reformatory In Tennessee where he had been serving a sentence on a federal charge. Marm&duke and Otwell Crowds Hear Harrison Judge Zal B. Harrison, candl- Acllng postmaster general ... event James A. Farley resigns will be William W. Howes, first assistant, showli above in a recent, picture, according to Washington advices. Howes lias been Democratic national commilfee- jnan , from South Dakota since 1921. Previously he was a sintc ccnntor ond was beaten (or governor in 1920. He was a Bull Mooser in 1912. Maurer Withdraws From Socialist Party Ranks READING. Pa., July 7 (VP1- J.imes H. Maurer, twice a Socialist unugi; tiji o, I1U1I LSUll, UUIIUI- * .....u- i.v_, date for congressman from th ts]'«l a y iinnounced his resigi.r-.tloii vice presidential candidate, again.' 1110 , cot Ji vii v>iui viuic i or congressiiiiiii iroin tnlsj -••••*••"••%.*.»* mu • ^OI^LIUHUI veast. He has since proved that it district, spoke In two towns at! from lhc Stx\tMA party "bctaus --, ..^ |,, uttu JK MI^LIIUL, JlJAJKe III IWO IOWI1S Ul- _:owtli stimulant of extreme Fourth of July celebrations Sit- pocency and that It appears to be Urday while a caravan of 15 In regulation of growth as cars, bearing Harrison banners and a Ior.4 speaker, visited 13 ,„ " I towns in this section. Diploma by Stc.-sciiger Mr Harrlson spoke at „„„„. duke and Otwell. The parade, which started from here, was arranged by J. L. Nabers. Several took turns speaking through Ihe loud speaker, in the intercsl of Mr. Harrison's race, as they TOLEDO (UV)-Jean Meyer couldn't go after her Devllblss High SL'.IOO! diploma' so U came to her Principal Merrltt Hauls delivered it personally to a hospital ns the girl lecovcrcd from an appendectomy „, ml . lval - rl50I , 5 race, as i just a few days before graduation, motored from town lo town. Physician Gives Famed Clergyman One Chance in Five Hundred PI.ATTS11UHG. M. Y,, July 7 (U P)—Dr. S. Parks Cadiiian, the radio clergyman, has less limn one chance out ot 500 lo recover from an operation for appendicitis, one of his physicians .-mid tcday. The 71-year-old pnslor of Central Congregational church at Brooklyn was operated on last night for n ruptured appendix. The operation was performed l)y Dr. Lyman G. linrlon afler the famous clergyman hnd been brought to a hospital here from Wcslporl, 35 miles distant. \1r. Cadinan was on a speaking lour when stricken. General Coxey Ponders Offer to Join Circus MASSILLON, O. IUP)—Jacob S. Coxey, the "general" who led ' a march of the unemployed on Washington 42 years ago, is thinking about Joining the circus as a headline attraction. Tie received the offer from the veteran showman, Walter L. Main, a long-time friend, but before giving It serious consideration, he made sure he would be given a good s|X)t on the circus program. "" won't work a sideshow, will his first question. are seilhif? their' aiilnmfs" " v " ' Cum Crop Threatened ,;, r Drouth loises alieady arc estl- niiited. at more than a nuarier- bllllon dollars Illinois orTIrtals said that the state's nll-ltnportaril corn crop Mould be damaged seriously; unless rain falls Ihls week Heat records of .many years sliindihg were broken. : .The., flist d"eiacl)ineiTt "of~more limn 2,000 Norlh Dakota fairners starling on \VPA Job's weul to work In temperatures the highest of the year in ninny places. A new all time high of .lid" degrees was established at Ja.nes- lovvn, N. D., yesterday At Nanol- «on, in that state, an olllclal inaxliniiiii of 112 degrees broke a J7-yeor mark. Bismarck's'109 was the hottest there foi the Oi years the weather- ibuieau has kept records. Highways were reported "blow- Ing up" In parts of Illinois «vn'ere ICO decree heat was geneial outside chlco^o. Weather bureau forecasters said 11 was likely new seasonal hlglis for much of the heat belt would be recorded. Yesteiday a few all time high of 119 was reached for Ihe vicinity or Kenncbec, s! n.. Kroscvcll Summons Advisors WASHINGTON, July 7 (TJP)_ Weather conditions over the great plains were such today that forecasters saw no possibility of • rain —only "abnormally high' temperatures that made the drouth more serious hourly. President Roosevelt suraiuoued Resettlement' Administrator Rexford Guy Tugwell, assistant WPA Administrator Aubrey Wlll'ims and J. B. Hudson of the AAA to a luncheon conference lo discuss the drouth relief program. The president Is keeping in close torch with progress of federal-ef- • forts lo aid impoverished farmers and to save as much as possible of drouth damaged crops and starving livestock. •No. you won't." Mam answered. | Mra » wllllc ranchmen here for MI nnt v^n 1,1 n ™,,r 0 ,. -i.,., a conference with Secretary of "We'll put you in a center ring, put up a .special billing, provide you with a loud s]>enkcr and make H worth your white." Coxey. now 82 but still active, principally in the Townscnd old age pension movement, reserved final decision pending further thought but lie assured Main he was anxious to "Get on the move there Is a distinct trend toward D;n i. o_ \u,, Communism In the party ranks." DI " to " ar Women from' Saloons Defeated Sues for Divorce BATON R00 ^T Up July , , -- (UP)— A dry bill that would have Mu Ola Fleeman of Manila has barred women from Louisiana filed suit against Lester Fleeirmn saloons, both as customers in chancery court here, asking dl-'bar maids, died quietly In voice o mite ground of indlgni- house of tles - • .' night on n 04 lo 24 vole, lexander .Is attorney foi tenalc passed, it last week, ,i ,. » the plaintiff. ..J9, anil the last The 0 to Secretary of Interior Harold L Ickes regard- Ing federal jurisdiction of puolic grazin? land brought assurance that there still Is plenty of grazing land unaffected by the drouth. Meanwhile Ihe AAA . adopted modifications of Ihe 19M soil conservation program designed to increase production and preserve all available forage for livestock in drouth stricken regions. WEATHER Arkansas—Fair, continued warm tonight and : Wednesday, Memphis and vicinity—Fair and continued warm tonight and. Wednesday. The maximum temperature liere yesterday was 94, mlnlmutn 70 clear, according 'to s^ i & 'Norrls, official winther

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