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Served by the United Press BLWHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OV NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XXVII—NO. 280. HOMETOWN HLYT11KV1LUC, ARKANSAS. TU^AY RKKKlMliYlO, m\ SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS WILL RELIEF BILL UNDER FIRE IN UPPER •Record Day Sends Stock; Market Up $20.000,000 Fails (o Meet Needs Says La Follette. NEW YORK. Feb. 10 lUI'J—The i greatest trading of the yeni came j into the stock mark.?!, today wilh' '• prices carrying upward from the. Soybeans The first half hour b:iw BOO.COO 1 shares exchange hands, which is' -i . , r . . ,, en the basis of 8,C50.C,33 frr a full Meeting 1 IllS Morning. i rtay. The hieh speed tickers which; (UP)—! were installed after Hi; heavy mar- ' Recommended Substitute Crop at WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 An organized assault on the $20,->kets of 1928 and 1923 000,000 drouth relief compromise j hind, wus started in the senate today """ by insurgent Republicans led by Republican. There w.3re indications the small traders who since the decline of last year have been out of the , Even the most optimistic view of, were be-: (|i e ^m-id cotton outlook affords nc i ! basis for expecting any improvement in the price of cotton next- market, have responded to the cal Senator LaFoltctto, Wisconsin. Charging the agreement, between I of advancing prices. President Heaver and congrcssion- i Stock after stcck made al leaders was "not a compromise. but an unconditional surrender." highs for the year after rcccdlns somewhat on profit Inking, then fall c G Hcnry nmmgcr of m , M,,,.^^ CoUon Growers aEsocl . ;atlon tol(I a crmvd of rarmers (ha . • filled the circuit courtroom hero " "" 3 *"** LaFollette attacked the amc'.id- inent to the interior department appropriations- bill on the grounds it would not provide adequate relief In farm areas and that no provision whatever was made for sufferers,in cities. He estimated that 5.00WOO pe: 1 sons nre out of employment antl that still another 5,000,000 are working only part time. "This so-called compromise de- i mands security," he said, "If these | destitute people were able to give security they would not be destitute. There are literally thousands upon thousands of farmers who are starving and can give no security." The senate has bren informed that the house will not agree to the Capper relief proposal which 'would make 20,000,000 bushels of farm board wheat available (o feed (he hungry this winter. surged forward as another rally came in at noon. Mid-South's board of directors. Mr. Henry's prediction of a prob- Ldt Homo When Wife Named Dog After Him CHICAGO, Fob. 10. 1UP)- Alcx Nelson could stand a lot of things, bl.t when his wll. bought a shaggy dog and named it after him that wus IOD much, so he left home, 1:3 lold Judge Iludolph Ucsorl In d?- fendina himself against Mrs. Nelson's charges thut he ucs- lertd her. "It was the worst looking dos I ever saw." ^'ekoii testified in desciibing his namesake. "She biuigtit it home from the dog po'jntl. 1 lien every one? In n while she would cull, 'Alex, Alex,' and I'd say 'What?' Then she'd map right buck al me. 'Oh, I dlchi't mean you; f was calling the other animal." 1 Mrs. Nelron was given her divorce but no alimony. In Campus "Shipwreck" ticlpated at a strong tone. Aiibu'rn was the outstanding per-- ablc carry-over of 8.500,000 bales of former, reaching 191, a new high Anlcr ™" coU<Jn next A "3» st 1 was fnr the year and an advance of Ascribed as optimistic by Mr. 16'-. points over yesterday's clo:,'. Sn »th. who said there was real dan- Special issues made the widest ad- * er of a 10.000,000 bale carry-over vances, but standard issues par- aml a Price, with normal acreage, of not more than four or five cenls a pound for next tail's crop. Recommend Soybeans Jesse Taylor, chairman of the . Blytheville Chamber of Commerce ! agricultural committee. E. M. Ly-1 • man, manager of the Blytheville i Cotton Oil company, and J. E. I Critz, county agricultural agent, all I suggested soybeans as a good sub-1 $73,000,000 Appropriate Receives Only M TUBS vi I'lCaSUre 'J' . .."'O \lr Smith Yesterday Was Golden An-l" Crltz ak ° t -i i ' tne import T. Taylor ;ed above bill as overwhclm- t -i ip ne mportance o producins ade- OI Local Loil-;nuale food and feed supplies in- ' n? resenlath-es ° e ~ Tie mca! WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 (UP) — President Hoover today signed the Wagner bill providing for advance s agQ yesterda r io c JVInrrJnrrf. stead oi relying upon any cash <-' 1 -* ""irndgt.. | crop to provide money for their • ! purchase. Half n century togeiher—that is: Mrs. I u- tnarried50 !ton production and consumption 1 by the house of rep- late yesterday, icasure carries approximately S73,OCO,QCO and was passed with only two rpposing votes after it hod been thrashed out section by section In a bitter session of the house, sitting as a committee of the whole. Representatives Coffelt, Faulkner lion. Sena (or Wagner, Democrat. New York, is the author of the bill. sons by a former marriase, C. j. • rnaintain prices .as this cannot b? and A. G. Little, both of^™ e _ Un . le i s .A" e . I J 1 . r , m(!rs st °P P">' Fount. Calvert Dies at Murphreysboro, j here. Of the eight children onlv, r three are now living. Marcus and, j Gordon, of this city, and Jim, of: ( „ Mus ' Pr ° vide Pr «cnt indications/ Mr. Henry : . I said, are for a reduction of no: h World's War they had m mo ' e a> ™ seren or eight per • ccnl - three sons who volunteered for '" thc American crop. This he de- Word hc.s been received here of I service. Marcus a'.id Jim Evrard i clarcd would te insufficient to prc- the death at Murphystaro. III., ct ! were in the navy and C. J. Little j vent n Ver 5" Io »' P r 'ice, perhaps low. Fount Calvert, who had many, friends and relatives in this county. Mr. Calvert died al'.er an illness of only three days. He was burieu beside his father and mother at, Poplar Ridge. He Is survived by his wile. Katie Calverl, two brothers, R. W. Cit- served hi the army. er than that prevailing at present. and emphasizes the necessity of the individual farmer Banker's Daughter, Missing Since January 2 Left to Seek Career. -f-nvaics Offices of Sheriff . and Collector and Fixes Pay Of All Offices. A hill lo separate the otlicrs of sheriff and collector In Mtsstolp- I pi county, and to pliice Hie new offices and that of treasury on a salary basis, as are the olliccs of county and circuit court clerk, was Introduced In the stale senate, yesterday ,by Senator R. A. Nelson. : Senator Nelmn, prior lo his Ini troductlon of (he Jill!, expressed I ' confidence that it could be worded '• In MICH n way as to avoid conlllct. with the constitutional provfclon- j forbidding local legislation. Fixed 1'ay Schedules While a copy of the> bill as In- j Iroduced by Senator Kelson liasj : not been received here. It H mi-1 ! dcrstood that it provides salary! increases for the county and circuit court clerks. According to friends with whom (he senator discussed the measure while in niythevllle ovfr (he v.cek- rnd it provides salaries for officers and deputies about as fol- SherifT. J3.000 salary and the fees of the, office: one deputy nt $1,600. It Is the understanding that (lie sheriff must supply the necessary additional deputies out oi j Immodest nnd Indecent? These pretty co-cda at Southwestern Unl- the fees of the office. for on B. David Dies i Burdette After Stroke ' dicatUm that cotton will bring a NEW ,YORK, Feb. 10 (DP) — Florence Donna Parker, 22. stepdaughter of James MacDonoiiih. vice-president of the Manufactur- companyi who ,„,„„ Collector, $4,200: two deputies at $1.600 each. . County clerk, 53.000: two deputies .at J1.800 each. Circuit clerk. $4,200: two deputies -at $1,800 eac:i nnd two clerks j. at $1,200,. each... . .. ...;;..„,-.,. j Treasurer. $4,200: one deputy at[ »1,BOO and one deputy, at $1.200. . . Senator Nelson estimates that the bill, if made law. will effect a saving to Ihe county of approx-. Imalely S20,OOB a year, - j It Is understood lhat the bill also provides for Ihe reduction of certain filing fees In court actions.! County Judicial District j Senator Nelson has also prepared a measure to make a separate ju- ; dlcial district of Mississippi coun-; .ty under which one jud^e would [ handle the civil, criminal and; chancery work, with frequent scs slons of court here and at Osccoln.! Adoption of this bill It is said, would help substantially in eliminating the delays frequently involve^ in the. handling of both criminal and civil cases and would reduce versily, Memphis, Tcim. ( don't think so, for tiiey wore this flttlro lo n recent "Shipwreck Party" on the cnmpus— a dance which brought, charges from several Memphis pastors that girls "wire sliorls that came Just below the hips, aiid. pajamas." Just to prove how modest they nre, the girls refused to give' IhMr names. Business Will Be Resumed nt 9 a. m.. After . Long Suspension. The First National bank of. Blytheville will open Its doors for business al 0 o'clock tomorrow morn- Ing, eliding n suspension of more than two months. Formal and final authority for the reopening of the bunk was received over long distance telephone from Washington this afternoon after W. R. Young, bank examiner who lias Ixicn in charge of th? Institution, had notified 'he comptroller of the currency that ell re- "tiiremenls for the resumption of business have been met. . Officers Chosen Today • Anticipating early authorization . for reopening of the Uank the board of directors met Ihls morning and elected officers as follows: Joe Isaacs, president; T. J. Mahan, chairman' Of the board;' A. Q.' Little, executive vice-president; John Snyder. .cashier; Roy Walton, as- •• .tlstant cashier; F. H. Ford,-asslst- i mil cashier. Mr. Mttle. who has ! been the executive officer In active I charge of the bank's affairs for tvro .'• I and one-half years, was not pres- i cnt at this nwrnlng's meeting^ ' Charles Lemons,. who 'has teen a vice-president and active In : the bank's affair:, asked to be relieved •. to take up other, work, but remains on the board of directors. Other directors arts'Mr. Isaacs, Mr. Mahan, Mr. Little, >', is! Falrfletd, Zal B..'.; Hoover Gives $7,500 for Red Cross Relief WASHINGTON, Feb.' 10 (UP) —President Hoover today tent to the American Red Cross a check for $7,500, cm; tenth of his annual salary as prtsldcnt. The contribution is to be • used in drouth relief work. n ?- ere is no in- , Funeral services will be held this: vert of Clear Lake and Bob of Kin- afternoon for Milton B. David, 13 ' price that will permit the cotton r to bay the necessities of life. Lyman told of the plans of . , year old Burdette farmer, who died llle cotton oil mill to buy and crush tlicky his sisters, Mrs. Nanny DC3- I }c,ii uiu niLiuuiit: UUIIIVM, unu uicu " '" -"•,• »«'.\t *..«;>,. ton Marion, III., and Fanny Mead- j at his home yesterday afternoon soybeans produced this year. He ows Brookston Ind : following a stroke of paralysis. : said tnat jt would be impossible 1o ' .._,._._ Wr£< , s HaT , VC j, pas . j guarantee a price in advance, but M _ „ ,„„, „„, „. First Baptist church,."'" his com P a »y would pay th= i newspapers published pictures ofi at the services to Ire prevailing mancet price. Mr. Critz ! ner «he kept to her room ' chapel of the Cobb Declared that in his opinion, tah- ••: Vva5 afrai( j to show myse if O n| ne : missing from her home In Yonkers ' since January 26, was found today In the Picadllly hotel. When found by her brother, Marvin Parker, after the family had decided to take an active part In tJ'.e search, she was registered under the name of Rose Dennis. Shej said she left home after n family! quarrel to seek a Job,'but after j sessions. Mr. and Mrs. Calvert visited R.' The Rev. Alfred S. Harwell, pas- i guarantee a price in advance, but W. Calverl at Clear Lake bst sum 'tor of the Fi ]ner ; will ofliciale ; held in the - . _. _. .... . .. - - , ' Undertaking company. Interment Ins Into consideration the differ-' the street." sh° snld "I i will be made at Elm wood cemetery, encc in production cost bctwesn cot- I know exactly what to' do." ' : The deceased is survived by four '. ! 0!1 Bnd soybeans, the latter would Apprised that his daughter hart | » a more profitable crop than cot- been found MacDonough said, "If. prisoners in jail awaiting court Harrison and Gordon Wright.' The rcoptning oi the bank' tomorrow; will mark the successful c'u)rnln.aj;Iqn''.-.,Qf , more .than •, two % msPJi&'MAStrt-On Vhe.part.or ofg& fleers and directors of the inslltu-""^ tlon lo place its'affairs in condl-. ; tlon to meet the stringent requirements of the national banking der. . parlment. " . , Plenty of Cash on'Haria 1 . ' The bank was clo:cd December i . after shrinkage of deposits, due chiefly to the results of t'nc drouth and the cotloff market depression, had indicated that sooner cr later' the institution would be forced to suspend. The bank was solvent at the time, and an Immediate effort to collect notes and thus replenish ' the cash reserve to a point where it could rcopsn with absolute COT- • Little Rock Crowds Will Hear Famed Humorist at Drouth Benefits Tonight. LITTLE ROCK, Feb. 10. (UP) — State capital theater goers will see and hear Will Rogers In three drouth relief benefit performances here tonight. • The famous humorist and hU ngs of approximately S50.0CO in the fldencc was started. This campaign . was nearly' complete when a short- partners, Captain Frank Hawks and •the "Revelers" quartet, will appeal • simultaneously In •. three tl'.eaters ': and will be whisked about from one to another in automobiles. accounts of A. E. Scott, cashier, uncovered, necessitating further cash collections. Charges of embezzlement are now pending in 'fed- - • cral court against Scott and' two Measure Would Appropri- j "JJ 0 J ale $12,500,000 'Help Cai'C for Veterans, minutes later the noted company Efforts of the officers and direc- | will give two performances In Lit-1 tors were finally crowned with com- WASHINGTON, Feb. 10. (UP)—' He Rock. plcte success, nnd as a result tte The first performance will start | other former employes of the bank, in North Little Rock. Forty-five jE. B. Thomas and J. E. Shlpman. The house veterans nfTuirs commit- | Rogers will Hy licre today from tee today reported favorably a bill' Fort Smith after showing there carrying 312,500.000 lor the erection last night and at Rogers and Fjy- of additional veterans hospital fa-. cUevillc earlier yesterday, cllliies. I Approximately 58,000 has been Duroc Family Hustled Away to County Farm Officials of $200,000,000 dld "' t| Now York Institution bank will reopen tomorrow with cash In its vaults to the ainsunt of; more than half of Its deposits, Capital stock has teen reduced from 5150,000 to $100,000, stockholders Six members of the Duroc family were committed to the county farm yesterday by Justice R. L. McKnight. They were hustled off to the pris- sons, Murray, Earn. DeWitt and - ~--.. .- — — ».. ~-..-, — Brad Daniel nnd three daughters. to . n tllls 5 ' ear - Hc Particularly ad she desired « career she has my Nfrs Bessie Smith. Mrs. Anna May v ' ised Browing soybeans on the I sympathy; however she will be Sawyer and Mrs. Mary Farrcll. : "ghlcr soils, where cotton yields arc j welcome if she wants to return I often low. Soybeans on such land, home." i he said, will not only bring a fair, : return, but will help replenish the U v T. lrv vy jury. jean meet emergency requirements. will conclude their tour of the stct. 'K <™ in dip) qiv Tne Projects recommended and. '""" u "f »"" ..> uu s n ele u.i, »s fcliZs7oe «he amounts oulhortetd hici'.idc ihc ^ttgart. England. Pine Bluff and ,y in conr^cMon with following: Gulfport. Miss., SWXU: ; T ««r,ana. r »v». c-Tinn nrvi iwi T*nn\- Arkcnsn.^. SGQO.QOQ.- _ Daughter o{ Famous Novelist to fertility of the soil. tor a twin* not to make 100 3 Feb 10 (UP)— ! sippt count >' farmers this year, Mr. j ' '* said. He urged a program b> i NEW YORK. Feb. 10 <m»-<^ — P^-s recommended ano', Ti >"rsday after visiting Helena, ,ts c: returned the closing of the S200.000.000 Bant — »-«•»«. v«-^»-. j ^ „ of the United States, and a num-. Chairman Edith Nourso Rogers] oUniTien Olay Woman her of the officials of the banking of the hospttallzatton sub-commit-! t rr.riwrf.lton were named. tee expects to pass the bill under I Bpfnrp Council Tnniffht' Prmlnent in th; list of persons o suspension of the rules Monday. ] i«.iuj c v,vui«.ii xuiiign | mcmlon! , d , n , h( , indictments re-! turned by the grand jury which 0 1 n i- n • '' V Routine DUSmCSS in Si'. Louis Saloon Hold Services Today For Sriepparrl Infant Only routine business is sched- . novellst at)d Sport5 _ . which each farm would be as near juled for the regular monthly meet' 1 ' self-sustaining, and I Ing of tho city council tonight, oc • ...... , , - - ----- tmrl its various affiliates were: substitution in I cording to Mayor Neill Heed. Bernard K. Marcus, president of HIIUl'U UJ I,It: ^tu»u Jll*J ,T..,t.. _ TT'll t for weeks has been investigating tiald Knob GlHS Allied Funeral services are being held ' this afternoon at Ihe Methodist church at Dell for the infant son and Nfrs. Dewey Sheppard, the complicated affairs of the bank , of this city, without even the cre-i Zant ""=•>• "••• •• — "••" ->'•"'•'->< ., tense of a trial. man- "-'i' 1 b2 married next ^!ondly; ' 5 as Inquiry revealed that C E Crip- '^° Robert W. Carney. 32, film cam- ; * ' ~ -- —. -- , ucmiuu rv. ..jn, L u^. I/.V^.M^.-V «. _ ger. Lee Wilson farm minager at^rnman. in the bride's home in Al- P a " ot soybeans lor cotton as i., TJIC gas franchise problem which; th( , Uank Sau , singer, executive BALD KNOB. Armorcl, had not protested their' ladena. ; casn cr °l>- ' " "' removal, in fact had even sane-! An 18 months trio to the Soulh | tioned the act. : Seas aboard her father's yacht will' A few squeals of prolest filled th->' follow. air. however, as the family, con- i ststlng of a sow and five gilts, was j ! loaded into a truck for transports- • Brother and ilStfir • ! tlon to the new prison farm near' I ST. LOUIS, Feb. 10. (UP)—TWJ i . women were shot to death and their i of . I male companion critically wound- \™ d:ed Qt - the famllv hon >s f four gunmen who trapped thdl D t!l Mon[la >' at * P- "'• . n . ... in Crossing Accident trio In a saloon here early today, i R "'- Bumpers, pastor of the . jhas been more'or less of an IsHtc i vlce-presiri:nl. and Stanley Mil- —Edith Mote 15 and Fanny Guth- room of the ;-aloon v\ih William i f mns (ari ] before the'council for more than I r>!c!l. chairman of the board of r i ei 15 were instantly kilkd and Goebel, a gangster, when three men j L: " aer ' a ' : I two years was relegated to the shell | uireclors. 'Roy Landers, io] and his brother entered the room and opened fire. I Dorothy Evans, 37. and Beis'n j Manlla Methodist church, is ofn- Feb 10 (U°> Lcynian. 35. were drinklnj i,'. a rear c ; nlin e at tne services. Funeral - - - -" - - !«i»«- ire In charge of the Cobb .king company. a. They were the gift of Mr. Crlgger through Justice McKnight to the new county farm. John Suns, negro, self confes»j hog-stcaler. who is slated to sojourn on the farm for some time, demonstrated his ability in capturing United After 20 I at the-January meeting and will! The indictments a n were based : Alb srt, 24, were injured Eeriousfy AUs5 Leymon was killed instantly; j^ t- rj i- j I - ^tnrlpntq frnm I alinrafnrvi dly come up for considerallnn i „ „„ atlegc(1 tron5ac tion thr-ugh here laic yesterday whan a fast and Miss Evans died nn hour later, i **•'-. WV^a DSHevea LOSt oiuueiiL^iroiH i,duuidiury. ftga!n ^^t ^^ lhe Banfc o£ lhc ^^ Mlssnur1 p ^ dfic v _ traln: Goebel, brother of Dewey Goeb;!.| as Jaoanesp Shin Sinks j States nald off an $8,030.000 debt strurV thn for m ,,-v,io>, » riri.,, = nctoriotis gangster who was killed: "* • J0 i Ja!lt:! "s ^"'H »3»"VJ' ivenj Revolutionary Re'ir* _ " tlon ed her only a short time ft- Ihey discovered each other. - which the Bank of the Unllid Missouri Pacific inssev,g:r. train 1 Goebel, brother of Dewey Goeb;!. | States paid off an $8,000,000 debt struck the car in which tiey 'ridin;.: nctoriotis gangster who was killed: owed by two Important affiliates ; The car was stalled on t h 2 i ^ e - e tost November by machine j with the bank's money. TOKYO. Feb. ~ Forly «y. . i tracks and the driver couH nr ; Bunners. was so critically woundeJj t '^^ S " J : 'LZVd 1 rowred start the n>otor before tin train \ "e b not expected lo live. | ^^j™™ 1 ^ °SS .:„. !~ K« . struc - • r, • IN " , „. i Mam sank after c.Vdldlng with the the unwilling farm recruits in rec-! Clem Jaycox, Freeport, III., camel broken in the chemistry laboratory nnd a family bible owned by Gen. today. ! rral Nicholas Herklmcr, nevnlu- i In addition to burns, Clarence tlonary War he^o, liave been p'.sc- i Aged Woman Dies in Fire With Her Invalid Husband T ot ] a y j s pj na j Daisy DeV'06 Is Given ! French liner Porthcs late yester- 18-Month Jail Term i da>v , . ., me here a year ago and harned that • Bremer ' Columbus the Instructor. , cd on exhibition 'in the General! for Buying Auto Tags: LOS ANGELES. Feb. 10. (UP)—! | Daisy Devoe, former secretary to j WEATHER handle the job with much noise at night. With the hogs from the Loa Wil- was ° casc of " lovo at fi rst.. body was burned. Neutral gasses were released isii;ht" when sho arrived In Seattle, the one-story building shortly pfter ; They Immediately began planning the accident to permit stiilcnts to . leaned (hem to the slate. Bellin per has prr.vlded that upon witn me MS* ,,c ^ "..-.;..,, ,,„„„ d . Urm i ned to , make - re -enter their class rooms. A ma. son farni and others that may bD!, ip » ; or , hc 20 vcars tha t elapsed : Jorlty of them returned to theii civen. offlclals of the prison farm]...--.., 1ielthol . kncw t h s other ex-, classes but some, still fearing thi to start a herd of ssvlno. hied. gas, declined to go. death they will becoms the latter'sj property. DANBURY, Conn., Feb. 10. (UP)—An aged woman, unable to dra; her Invalid from their blazing cotta Ished with him In the today. Firemen found the charred I ernor^Harvey Parnc',1 said yester-1 county"Jail." I According to the official weather ho had not determined j Miss Davoe was convicted on on; observer. Charies Phillips, the mln- Jlrs. Ada J;-nr,in?s hodles of Gilbert, . ~y*. t *.j. ccrti The s-.vo'd was the one worn byl parently ._.._....,.. General Herklmtr when he win lift the Invalid from his chair. | January 10, but three sep;rais 1C- herself a fur coat with $325 that: a year ago ttie minimum tempira- itally wounded at the Battle of! and falling, remained with him jday extensions moved the time up Clar.i Intended to use for paying jturc was 3< degress and the maxl (Oriskany. 1 lo die. I until today. i her income Us. 1 mum 55 degrees; partly itj ^4 i,*,o. nun u.iiLjuir.i ' ••- •—" — --j .M.SJ ue\\K *v os LjiiM(;i«u uii on j woso*i^r. o.nanes rnujios, ine mm- >ert, 70, and William S. Gil- : v- nether an additional extension • Ol 35 C0il]lls ot grand lhe f t T - no ! lmum ttmpcratu're here yesterday :, 73, locked In embrace. Ap- i w111 « granted. j count cn wn i c ), s v, e wa3 f clm ^; was 5^ degrees and the itnVjnum cntly she had attempted to j The tim* expired orUinall;'i BU ilty albged that Daisy bou?hti53 degrees; cl«ar^ On the sa-ni day

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