The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 6, 1936 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 6, 1936
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VOL. XXXIII—NO. 121 TO,,, gg.___m,YTlIBVlLUi. ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, AUGUST (i, 1D 1D36 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Share-Our-WealthClubs Quit Teiml nmiTnn oimnnnr ,. ... . _ .. . ______ ..•_•,_• " - - '•... •* - — ^^ --------- ._, ________ LOUIS —* 57 Miners Are Believed Dead in British Disaster BARNSLKY,, Eng., Aug. G (UP) —A series of explosions entombed 57 men In a blazing mine today Doctors emerging, from the pit several hours after the disaster said undoubtedly nil were dead. Bodies wore being brought to tbc surface. Tlie doctors said 15 bodies haci been found In one place, nppar- 111 "Terral Can't Win" Says Purvis In Announcing Change of Front LITTLE ftOCK, Aug. C. (UP)^ Arkansas "Share - O Mr-Wealth" clubs, w uh an approximate membership pf 35.000, today swung their support to Judge R, A. Cook, after withdrawing' il fry.m 'Tormer Governor Tom Terral. A committee of Ihe clubs, headed by MaH'f.all Purvis, of Hot Springs, appeared at Cook's headquarters this morning and announced Ihe c'nangc. "A membership committee of the clubs decided that Terral could not be elected governor," Purvis said. "The platform of Judge Cook al- mosl fits in with ours, we decided." O. A. Cook, son of the gubernatorial candidate, said the support came without solicitation and that no strings had been asked or given for the organization's favor. Terral, w ho has been seeking the gubernatorial nomination oh" the club's platform, could not be reached for a statement on the shift. Those working at his headquarters said he would continue his campaign despite loss of the clubs' support. The switch to Cook does not af- lect tile position ol Rep. o. E. Gates, of Rlson," who s;eks the nomination for lieutenant governor on the share-our-wealt?i platform. Mrs. Lillie A. Bishop Killed by Automobile Mrs. Lillie Anthony Bishop formerly of here wa s instantly killed ™ ulu50n was vigorous in his de ments are incomplete but relatives er who came to him la my <h?™t~ beheve the remains will be taken eniug suicide ithe could notot SialinSocs Soviet Youlh's Might ui-ni luuuu in UHC piace, iippar- U. o. Will Hold Madrid ently suffocated. It was believed I r , r> the nre had been extinguished. Government KcSpOllSl- b!c for Any Losses Senator (ration 'Record dress at Jonesboro JONESBORO, Ark.—Political leaders and just plain citizens from all _ parts of northeast Arkansas gathered here to the number of . ..irimi-im was insirucied to In- several thousand last night to heai I form file Spanish government tint fill aCCOlini, nf !mh1oipnt>\/n\*[. «r *•!.„ +Vi/i rinitn^ ni.. i __ ._.. . WASHINGTON, Aug. G. (UP) — The American government has informed the Spanish govcrri|nent that the United States will liold Spain strictly accountable for all American property seized or damaged In the course of Spain's civil war, the stale department revtnled today. Acting secretary of- State William Phillips said Eric O. Wendelin, third secretary in charge of the American embassy in Madrid, has been Instructed to lake ^> will) the Spanish government the matter of adequate protection of American property in Spain. . Wendclin was Instructed to Inan account of achievements ol the Roosevelt administration by Senator Joe T. Robinson. It was scarcely a campaign address, for although the senator is a candidate lor renominatlon at next Tuesday's primary his talk contained no direct appeal for support for himself. He contented himself rather with tell!n» some of the major benefits which have resulted from the past three and one-naif years of Democratic rule at Washington, in the accomplishment of which he has had a lead- Ing part. . Senator ftoblnson was introduced by Harry Ponder, of Walnut Rtd»e who said 1'nat he was entitled to fltst rank-among,the men of'na- llonal". importancei 'whom Arkansas lias given to the country. Robinson was vigorous in his dc- + \ r ii J |: "»«•«" *•»«»£ Miiciae i: lie could nnt nh to Memphis, also her former home, tain help from t'nc government to ^and^v^ &£ ^ ^Stbl^S ^Zr^r^ ^\Z-&™r£ and today, thanks to the recovery which has taken place, it is in a prosperous condition. But just a short time ago In (he city of Little Hock that man, w'ho a few yea : . and two stepsons of he ™: °; ^ Sh °£' of her «' 'art broth- Rev. Mi ' a " T Mrs ' nlsh °I>" lived Futrell Grants Stay to House and Draper LITTLE ROCK, Aug. G. CUP)Gov J. M. Futrell today granted another 30-day stay of execution to Roy House and Ayiiff Draper Garland county men who were scheduled to die at daybreak tomorrow at Tucker prbon farm for the murder of Tom Menser, aged money lender, j n a robbery near Pearcy. J "I am giving House and Drap-r a second 30-day stay because r have been unable to read the testimony offered al I'nelr trial," Futrcll said. New Orleans Cotton '.NEW ORLEANS, Aug. G (UP) r—Cotton prices went to small advances in late dealings here to- mate of the crop. The close was . to eight points higher. 1193 two open high low close Oct ....... 1193 1199 1187 Dec ....... 1193 1200 1189 J an ....... 1193 1195 1189 Mar. ...... 1193 1202 1190 May ...... 1193 1202 1190 1195 1195 1198 1193 1198b ...... -- - Spols closed quiet al 1243, up 2. Chicago Corn open high ] OW C ] 0 sc Sep 10-1 3-4 107 1-2 104 1-4 106 5-8 Dec. 03 95 1-8 91 3-4 94 1-2 Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, III., Aug. 6 (UP)—Hogs: receipts, 6000 Top 11.IS 170-230 Ibs., 11.00-11.15 HO-1CO Ibs., 10.00-10.50 Bulk sows 8.25-9.25 Catlle: receipts. 4,000. Steers. 7.25-8.60 Slaughter steers, 4.75-9,00 Mixed yearlings and heifers 650-7.50 Slaughter heifers, 450-8.75 " " cows, 4.00-5.00 open high -— —.,„, ,.„„ w . vv n iJ2 J14 g. Cutters and low cutters, 3.00-3.75. Dec 112 1-2 114 Buiiiiiiineiu aid, pffclicly condemned the Roosevelt administration for not giving the bankers a free hand to ran their business as they saw Recounting the history'or Mis- sssjppi valley flo «xi control legisla- o , se n a[o r Robinson took occa- the United Slates cannot admit that private properly, whether in the hands of American, nationals or temporarily abandoned by lliem because of existing conditions, inaj be interfered with by the Spanish authorities with impunity. Wendelin Informed the Spanish under-secret a ry of state that the United. Slate? must, look to t'nc Spanish government to afford that protection to American properly in Spain which is required by International law for foreign proper tics. The American action , was be lieved to have been .hastened bj seizure of • the American ' aulomo bile plants in Barcelona belong t'ne General Motors nnd the Ford companies.' '•Wendclin said the under-secretary promised "immediate anil sympathetic consideration." SECRET MICE Professional Jealousy Blamed For Investigation; Two Dcmoled WASHINGTON, .A«B. C (UP) — Assistant Secret Service Chief Joseph Murphy mid Chief Agent. Oraily L. lioalwrlKhl of Ihc SI. I Paul office were demoted todny I for allegedly spying on G-men i activities. The demotions ol one urafir were announced by Secretary of the Treasury Henry Mm-genlhaii, Jr. who miule n foi-nml apology to Atty. General Home) 1 S. Ciim- I inlngs In which he expressed "deci> regret" for this irresponsible action. Murphy, n veteran of .15 year.! in Hie service, will he put in charge of n city office. Boalwrighl will be sent into the field. Trcnsury officials said lh«t Murphy Issued the order to Inquire Into activities of tlie G-men without authority. Departmental jealousy was blamed for Hie activity. any spectacle exceeding In scope brilliance and ga.ctj .,.., ovll ,. m In ye-us in Moscow was the g, G aullc sport p,radc in R«l Square- in which rnrllclisnfcif-wcic S-diilcd b}.,Joseph Stalin,:. loft" Soviet dictator and Piesltlent Michael Knllnln, as sliown in upper'photo' Below nre shown coh'juns of youthful marchers, In athletic garb! as they paraded before their nation's lenders. Futrell Expected to Ask Votes for Secretary of Slate McDonald M more than lo any other or inclusion in the new flood control act of provision for protection of the St. Francis basin He paid highest tribute to Pres- carried n burden of work and ro- spouslbitity exceeding t'nal of any previous president. 5 As one of the major achievements of the Roosevelt admiuistra ion he listed the agricultural adjustment act, declaring that regardless of the fact that It had Clnnn Unn.. i. _i j . <1«U LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-A personal appeal to the voters of Arkansas to name Ed P. McDonald his successor L? expected from pov. J. M. Fulrell tonight when he goes on the air in two addresses In which h e is scheduled ncnts of his administration. The two talks by the governor are scheduled for 0:30 p. m. and 8:30 p. m. The first will be broadcast from Station WMC, Memphis. The second will be broadcast over station 1 - KARK, Little Rock, and a statewide hookup including stations at Pine Bluff, El Dorado. Texarkana and Fort Smith. The governor, it was revealed here, will place particular emphasis on the reduction in state expenses effected by his administration and upon the restoration ". r~ "• "" c '"ci mat it had """"" " llu "l lu " me restoration since been held unconstitutional bv! ° r tlic st!>!c 's credit through re- ft five to four decision of the su- tun <""5 of the slate highway prcmc court, it was responsible for I dcbt - He win " r e e nomination of giving agriculture a position of ap- McDonald «s the man best fitted Proximate etVMl'mniV *in»;*.. __ ... to mrru mi fTmpn imi:~i.,- proximate industry. parity :ap with to carry on these policies. Describing the social security a « ni . • o . , _ . -s another of 'the great accom- C/OSI/l// Stock Prices Pllshmenls of the administration, - -r— ' "e said that no doubt It was jni-- NEW YORK Aug 0 (UP)— Europe's Latest 'Strong Man' Police Battle Pickets At Akron City Garage AKRON, Aug. G (UP)—The entire Akron police force of 175 men massed at the city ijarajc: today to break a blockade (if | city employes and sympathizers set up because 15 .street repair workers, were laid olf. Officers'were armed with (juris, tear, gas and .clubs in their second attempt to open the blockade .'and drive six city trucks from the garage. In -thc-jr. first cllort earlier day two policemen nnd three pickets were injured In hnnd: to hand fighting, club swinging and lock throwing. •• • - Will AVait Until After November Election Before Organizing WASHINGTON, Aug. G (UP)— The 10 John L. Lewis rebel unions . w iil wait, at least until alter the November elections, before forming a labor group rivaling the American Federation of Ln- Ncwcst ot European dictators is Gen. John Mclaxas, above, who, with approval of King George II, has assumed control over Greece. In a scries of decrees following a Communist "threat" lo the nation, Mclaxas declared martial law, dissolved Parliamenl, postponed elections, and mob : -:zcd workers. - rc<Illlre ame » ti „•„, .j' " " c «ouw prove possible in make more liberal provson for Pensions for the aged but vigor" The stock market climbed frac-j] tions to more than Full Gospel Church Calls Kansas Pastor The. Full Gospel church has called the Rev. W. O. Singleterry, of Galena, Kan., as pastor of this congrcgallon. He succeeds t'ne Rev. Clyde Belin, -\vhosc pastorate-ex••'" ' July l.'Hc will go to Charles- bor, it learned loilay. As yet no decision had been reached as (o whether Ibis Is . the ultimate course pursued. of action ' to be Eight Suits for Divorce Filed in Chancery Court Eight divorce suits were filed In chancery court here yesterday. Wives arc plaintiffs In exactly half of the eight 'and husbands in the ot'ner four. Mrs. Virginia Drallon is asking a divorce on Ihc ground of desertion from Homer Dratton. E. E. Alexander Is her attorney. Hay Dalrymple seeks n divorce from L. C. D.ilrymplc, charging desertion. B. J. Connolly asks n divorce from Felice Connolly, alleging indignities. . Anna Baker asks a divorce from J. P. Baker, charging indignities'. Mnrgaret Brown seeks to divorce By postponing the decision the Mclvln J. Brown, allegin» indi'nt- unlons with a membership. of tics. mere than 1.COO.OOO will be able to determine Iheir future plans on the basis of whatever action Is taken by the federation convention at Tampa. Hie federation convention meets just one neck after election day. It Is expected to ratify the suspension order against (he Lewis unions issued by the executive council yesterday. Lewis emphasized today that there Is no intention of dls- • Ule pension proposal. he hoped It tf °ns to more than two points!'' 1 in time to today In a slow steady advance! ri .,™ "*"• Mr- Singleterry >rovlslon for which spread through the In- ,.",._?.',' e ™" g S ?,' c m=ct ' n ? I but visor- lustrial nut! rniimnrf ^ivtcini^ asl Ap r"- In nddllton lo his York Cotton NEW YORK, Aug. 8. (UP)-Cot- 'oii closed steady. open high low close ™ 1136 1204 1191 1200 .... 1139 1204 1193 1202 .... 1198 1202 1194 1202 .... 1199 1208 '1195 1205 .... 1198 1209 1194 1206 .... 1195 1207 1193 1202 closed steady at 1255, up 6. Chicago Wheat Jan. Mar. May low close HI 1-2 113 5- Hl 5-8 113 1- lustrial and railroad divisions. A. T. and T. 174 Anaconda 'Copper 38 1-4 Beth. Steel 50 Chrysler 113 Cittcs Service 41-4 Coca Cola 117 Gen. Am. Tank 55 Gen. Electric 44 1-8 Gen. Motors 08 1-4 Int. Harvester 32 McKcsson-Robbins .... 9 1-2 'Montgomery Ward ... 47 N. Y. central 41 Packard 10 5-8 Phillips pet 43 7-8 Radio U St. L.-S. P 21-8 Simmons' Beds Standard of N. J. Texas Co U. S. Smelting .. U. s. Steel Warner Bros Zoiiite 35 63 38 3-1 74 1-2 G6 12 7 1-3 The Rev. Mr. Singleterry con- ting here —- his work as an evangelist he Is experienced as a pastor and a church builder Prayer meetings will be held Tuesday and Friday,nights in addition to the regular Sunday school service al 5:45 o'clock, followed by church al n o'clock, young pao- ple's meeting at 6:30 p.m., nnd evangelistic service at 7:45 p.m. King Edward's Ranch Near Great Oil Field EDMONTON, Alia. (UP)—King Edward VHI soon may become the owner of a rich oil field. The King holds a 89-year oil and mineral rights lease on his ranch near the great Turner Valley fields OH men believe the field extends Into Ihe King's rancii. Aristotle thought Me brain H Is not known whether the King n great sponge through whi will permit drilling on his holdings, blood passed to be cooled. banding committee for industrial organization, which was the basis for the dual unionism charge on which the suspension order was issued. Freight Car Runs Wild During 17-Mile Chase ESCANABA, Mlcfo. (UP)— A carload of pulpwood broke away from Us anchorlngs at a Woodlawn, Mich., railroad sidetrack and coasted for 17 miles on the main line of Ihe Escanaba and lake Superior road before it was halted one mile short of Its destination, at Groos, Midi., mill. When the car started Its Irip. employes Immediately rus'ncd lo automobiles nnd raced to half dozen railroad crossings to prevent any accidents. No mishaps were report~I. The runaway car was slopped finally by a switch engine which was ordered out on the tracks ed. ahead of It. The engine speeded up lo 30 mllet an "iiour to prevent a terrific jar when the two coupled. Marvin Gaslon would divorce Margaret Ciaslon, because ot indignities. . ' B. M. Moody alleges adultery in his suit against Azler Moody. . ' J. R. Payne accuses Anna Loy Payne of indignities. • Claude p. Cooper Is attorney for seven of the plaintiffs. Explorers Plan to Sail Pacific fn Twin Canoes HONOLULU (UP) —Two daring French explorers, Capt, Eric Uis- schop and Joseph Tattbwiet have completed the first of two seagoing canoes with which they expect to explore the .pacific for several years. The two hulls are patterned after ancient Polynesian canoes. The first one has been brought down to wnlklld Beach from the woods where It was hewed out and it is expected that t'nc second one will be completed shortly. Once the two hulls are In the water, they -will be Joined by a platform, masts and-chlrilse sails erected, nnd In about six weeks thereafter the two adventurers will leave on an exploring cruise of t'.ic Pacific in the same manner which the early Polynesians employed. Their first expected port will be Cllpperlon Island, a French possession oft the Mexican She Will Grace Alabama House If there is a general combing of cowlicks mid ndjuslinj! of ties when the Alabama House ot Iteprcsi'iilnlkTs next meets, comely Kybil Pooh', above, will l>u His reason. Chosen by her county's Democratic committee to till a vacancy. Miss Poole, will lake hoi- scut as n lawmaker nlloi nil election dial Is little )ino:-e than a formality.. New Zealancler Sets New World Record for 1,500 Meter Race OLYMPIC STADIUM, All" '. 6 (UP)—Jack Lovelock, NCR-' Zealand medical student, bvoko the world 1.500-mcler record by a full second today, defeating the fastest field ever n|wmbM ,01, : the track. r-resscit l6 w ci(8 r iri«^ bTAnvs from eight other nations.'Lovelock racad Into the lead a half lap from home mid finished in 3 minutes, 47,8 seconds, a fuli: S ccoii(l faster than"t'no world mark set on June 30, 193.1 by Bill nonlhron of the United States. Eight feet behind (he flying New Zcalnnder—who received a tremendous ovatloii from the crowd of 05,000—was alcnn Cunningham, of too United Slates, world record bolder for the mile. Cunningham was clocked m 3 minutes, 48.4 s 2c - onds, which nlso bettered Bonthron's old mark. fxN'elock's was one of three world records set today. Nnoto Tajlma Japan, cracked the hop, step and Jump mark and Forrest "Spec" Towns, lanky brown-lialrcrt University of Georgia speedster, broke the 110-meter high hurdle record ns he added the ninth American victory of the games. Seven Killed When Cars Collide Head-on WILES, Mich., Aug. 0. (UP) — Seven persons were killed In n bead-on automobile collision on U. S. Highway 31, four miles from here, early IhLi morning. There were no witnesses lo the accident but police believed from an examination of the two light coupes t'.iat the cars had met head-on while traveling at a high speed. Ground Fog Blamed for Fatal Clash of $50,000 ''City of Memphis" ,. t ST. LOUIS, Mo, Alia 0 (UP)— A ground log probably caused^tlie* crush of n $50,000 luxury air liner In which elghl peisons \\ere.kllled, A. a. Couch, aeronautical inspector for the department of commerce, said today.' I Hie craft, oily of Memphis', of Iho Chicago and Southern Airlines, crashed lasl night In a pasture 10 miles north of here The wreckage, . wlln seven bodies strewn about it and tke eighth In the cabin, v,ns found early today Brllcm Pilot Lost Hearings ' , Air line ofllclali said the accident was reported as soon as Information touched the alrpoit' The dead: Vernon omlle, Memphis. - W. s. nartlett, Chicago. D..H. McDavltt, Chicago. George Grashaber, o:ik Park, III. C. IS. Wright,. Hlnsrtnlc,. III. A. R. Holt, Dos'ton. ' Carl Zler.- Chicago,-pilot. Russell Mossmnn, New Orleans co-pllol. Couch, aftei a preliminary e\- aiuliiatlon, said thcio wns no apparent: mechanical falhne. A loiv hanging fog in the vicinity of t«d r Missouri rlra probably caused tho pilot to lose hh bearings, he saltl Tlie huge plane struck with ter- rlllo force but did noL burn. All occupants were killed Instantly. The bodies were bndly crushed. The plane, coming from the soulb, took OH,from Lambert-Si Louts airport nt 10 pm. Ah port onicials bcc(inio alarmed when they failed lo receive loiUlne radio messages from the plane Paimcrs in "• tint. vicinity were telephoned and finally a searclihig jwrty or- Kanlzed, ^ •''itlolars.'^n'tde bptn""""'-'^? Hours Inter the wreckage and" bodies wcie found DI. Luke n Tleriinii, of Clayton. Mo, was notified. The bodies were removed to a funeral p-uloi In olnytdn ]jend- Ing an inquest Tlie crash occurred on the faim of Geargc Behlmann, located np- proximalely three miles from tho nlrporl.and not fai from the Missouri river. ,A pai'n was loin in the cnrth-for 100 feet. Couch said his preliminary examination Indicated tlie plane struck with both motors "wide" OIKII." That Indicated, In his opinion, that the pilot was lost In .t'ne ground fog and thought he was flying, at n much greater altilude.'" - The'plane left New Orleans jes- ' terday at 5 p.m., balled at Jackson, Miss., and Memphis, .nnd arrived here nl 9 p.m. , Omlic Famed'. as; Pilot' ' "MEMPHIS, Tenn, Aug G. (UP) -Capt. Vernon Omlle, one'of.lhe eight poKons killed in the crash- of the Chicago and Southern Airlines plane near St. Louis.last night, was "tops" in Memphis aviation and one ot t'ne best" known avialors in the south. He partnered with his flying wife, Phoebe Fairgraves Omlle, to establish Memphis' first flyin* ' school and later made avlatilon history throughout the Mid-South Mrs. Omlle, first licensed woman I pilot In the United states and one time holder of the women's parachute jumping record, now Is air intelligence officer of the national 1 advisory committee'of the bureau' 1 of air commerce. The Omlles, who started t'neir aviation career as barnstormers', stiinlcrs and parachute jumpers, settled in Memphis in the early twenties after they became strand- Amateur Astronomer Builds Own Telescope FLORENCE, Colo. (UP)— S'JVC- rino Cornelia, Hits lown's only pstronomcr. has constructed a 53- inch focal length telescope from "'"- j >m::» <iiiur in automobile parts through which | C(t an< > "broke." ridges and craters In the moon arc j They taught hundreds of persons plainly visible. I to fly, carried thousands of pas- Cornelia built the telescope in Ills spare time, when tile barrel is horizontal, "the Instrument stands five feet high. ' do coast, work . for the French Geographic Society. From there Ihey expect to head for the Marquesas and ol'.ier Islands of Ihe South Pacific. They will make a detailed study of winds, currents and native traditions In an effort to determine whether the Polynesians reached their present island 'homes from I Asia or from America; Cigarette Consumption Up Sharply in Canada OTTAWA, Out. (UP)—Consumption of cigarettes In Canada has increased by a billion since women and girls began smoking. Government statistics just issued here show that consumption increased from 4.401,00,000 cigarettes in 1935 (o 5,310.000,000 in 1935, and figures for this year Indicate that it Is still rising steadily. The heavy Increase in cigarette smoking was attributed to the vogue of feminine smoking. ' Cigar smoking, on the other hand, ts declining. Five years ago 152,150,000 cigars were consumed. Last year consumption declined lo 121,970,000. sengers, Hew mall, flew mercy errands with medicine, food, and clolhlng during the. dlsaslrous 1S27 Mississippi flood and took n commanding- part .in development of commsrcial aviation. Eos Ire was the goddess of h^ht, or spring. Many of the popular Easter observances are of pagan origin, and Christian significance has been given to such of these riles ns could iiot be rooUxi out. WEATHER Arkansas—Partly cloudy tonight and Friday. Memphis and vicinity—Thundcr- fnowers this afternoon or tonight. Cooler tonight. Friday partly cloudy. . Tiie maximum temperature iiere yesterday was 100. minimum 70, clear, according lo Samuel R Norris, official weather observer.

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