The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 8, 1939 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 8, 1939
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VOLUME XXXVI—NO, 68, ;r———^^ AHD soim , RAST , IsgoURI 11 Hrf ? T o Blylhevllle Courier BIythevllle Hernia House Approves Bill To Promote Use Of Cotton For Bagging WASHINGTON, June 8, (UP)_Tho today passed and sent to the .senate « bill ( 0 promote the use of cotton nv livinnr ttlnnrlanlS-rait l,nr,,.:.,., <•„.. ... , . . "' "">«"' Mississippi Valley tender lilylhcvlllc Daily f.or of a proposal to amend (he security law to direct the federal government to contribute four dol- . lars for every one dollar advanced by a state for pensions. [ Records of secret testimony dis closed thnt Secretary ofCommerc Hairy L, Hopkins informed II senate. appropriations committc that President Roosevelt Is seek Ing to use the commerce, depart meat as a co-ordinating agent be tw'een business nnd the New Dea Hopkins discussed the new rol . of his department in testiinqn before the committee on his re quest for nn additional $225,OOC to employ a skilled staff for lh co-ordination program. by fixing standardized bagging for cotton shipped i state commerce. ' The bill would require that after a year the bagging be not heavier than 14 ounces per square'yard. It would tend to exclude Jtitc bagging and It was estimated R would cause the consumption of 200,000 snore bales of cotton each year. FVoposals to flinend the social security law were on the house [calendar nnd advocates of increased old age pensions caucused in an attempt (o consolidate them into a compromise program which might attract administration support, ' >• The caucus was called by Representative William A. Colmer, spon- in Work Begins Near Roseland, Will Extend To Marked Tree .WNR- 8, 10M Sen Sights inWashington Alibi Wins In Court; ,It Really Has Teeth SPOKANE, Wash. <UP) — o. W . Harrison, facing: trial in police court here for over-parking, produced ah alibi with genuine teeth in it. It took, Harrison explained, Icrigci than the legal hour for parking to find a set of false' teeth lost somewhere in a downtown area. A fine was suspended. •New' York Cotton , tbu closed steady. June 8. (UP)-Cot- Oct. Dec. Jan. Mar. May 824 • assets 800 802 800 931 842 820 809 805 801 -low- close "'022^ 9l'o" . 835 830 814 81G 808 80911 799 803 795 800 Spots closed nominal at 1000, up 9. New Orleans Cotton ; NEW ORLEANS, June 8. (UP)— Cotton futures reached new highs for the second consecutive day today with net gains ranging from one lo four paints. open high low July 927 93S - 92G Oct. ....... 848 851 844 Dec 82S 831 824. Jnn Mar 810 815 808 May -809 812 808 Spots closed dull" at 050, . changed. close 933 848 826 817 812 803 un- Stock Prices Work has started on the dredging of Little River beginning at a point below Rosetond, ten miles west of Elytheville, nnd continuing on past Lepanlo and into Marked Tree, it was announced today by Drainage District 17,-which Ims headcniarlers In this city. Drainage District" 1 !? will have the dredging done 32 miles to the Tyronza Cutoff and then 11 miles to Ditch 63 at Hlverdnlo, where the work is scheduled to be taken up Uy Drainage District 7 and continued into Marked Tree. proposed plan of dredging will not only carry (lie high waters of the winter and spring months nway faster but will drain the holes that remain stagnant during-the summer months which cause' breeding centers for mosquitoes. say, with the dredging of Little River, it will once more become -somewhat of n navigable stream, at least for motor boats and the like. It is also believed that fishing will again be good there because Little River will have running water nil the way down. Specifications for the dredging from Big Lake to Tyronza Cutoff call for a 40 foot bottom and :a three to one slope, and from the •II UI1C, Dissension Flares Ai Semi- Annual Convention At Forrest City FORREST CITY, June 8. (UJ')_ Controversy over llic question of supporting Hie recently organized tasl Arkansas Power. Development Association to work for TVA in fills section developed hero tadny at tlie seml-amum) convention of the East Arknnsns Young Men's clubs Ray Burd), clinirtntin of the E A. Y. M. C. committee which set up (lie power development association nt a meeting in Memphis two weeks ago, told tho convention today that tlie organization 'had got oil to a fio:d stnrt mid thnt he was amazed to vend in the papers a few days ago tlial "E. A Y M c shuns TVA." ' ' Burch blamed Julian Janes Jonesboi-o, for .taking die lead" hi withdrawing support from tlie power development association' liv ihe E. A. Y. M. C. A vote was expected Inter today to put 'members on record as to their attitude officially toward Uie power association and its work in fostering TVA for East Arkansas cutoff lo Ditch 63 will narrow to a 20-foot bottom and three to one slope. Work is expected to be completed before 1940. Much ot the old bed of ilie right •mndychute ot LHtle • Hiver from the Bjg Lake ; area.l5 in Hie Flood - vay .•-toJHverdalb which was con? striictecTin 1924: This right hand ih'ute. began to take «are. ; of ,-the wife of flcod^' waters and', natural low of .Little 'River and caused Hie eft hand chute to become harrow. NEW YORK, June 8. (UPJ-The stock market declined fractions to more than a point today but later met support which brought partial recovery. A. T. & T ...107 . Anaconda Cop 25 Associated D. G 734 Beth/Steel 573-4 Boeing 22 3-8 Chrysler Coca Cola Gen. Elect Gen. Motors Int. Harvester ... 69 7-8 128 36 1-8 34 3-4 60 1-2 Montgomery Ward 51 1-8 N, Y. Central 15 1-8 Packard 33.3 Phillips Petro 35 Radio 0 1_4 Schenley 13 3.4 Simmons Bed 74 Socony ' j 2 Standard Oil N. J, .i."'" 44 1.4 Texas Corp ;.. 39 j_2 U. S. Smelt 50 1-2 U- S. Steel ; 4 8 5 . 8 Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, III., June S 8. <UP>— Hogs, 9,000. Top, 6.50. 170-230 Ibs,- 6.40-G.50. 140-160 Ibs., 5.50-6.10. Bulk sows, 4.85-5.50. Cattle, 2,300. Slaughter steers, 7.25-11.25. Mixed yearlings and heifers, 8.009.00 Slaughter heifers, 7.00-10.00. Beef cows, 5.75-6.50. Cutters & low cutters, 4.25-5.50. Takes 13 Cents To Buy Bottle Of Beer Now Beer that had been selling at elail for 10 cents per bottle was icing sold for 13 cents per bottle r two bottles for.25 cents in Bly- heville today. The hike in price came following ; petition circulated- among beer ealers of the city In which it vas agreed that the new price vould prevail, effective today, 'ending final court action on the fybers act, due June 13, and that n case the tax is upheld all deal- rs will lie. required lo pay tax on 11 beer sold after midnight last light. Tlie new sales tax on beer became effective today. There was no 'advance in the 'Price of beer which has been retailing for 15 cents. -. Under the orders from,the stale revenue department all dealers must have inventoried their stocks at midnight last night and started collecting tax today, which will be held pending the court's decision. Dr. S. P. 'Cronier Of Chicago Is Chosen And Accepts Position LITTLE HOCK, Ark., June 8- Dr. Stuart .p. Cromcr, Chicago n member of the stair of the Council of- Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association, was elected dean of the University of Arkansas Medical School by" the personnel committee of the board of trustees of the University of Arkansas in a meeting' here last night. ., •,'.,': .1, • -Dr.,bromer, -ncrfe-for-the "meeting, accepted'the'post. He will itif^ sume his new duties July 1 succeeding Dr. Frank tVinsonhnler resigned. Dr. Vinstmlraler has served since his resignation pcndin» pslntnicnt of his successor. ° The personnel committee SINGLE COPIES FIVE "CENTS' > ap- ISarrel Rolled Across Canada, HALIFAX, N. S. (UP)—Burnest Heard, an Ontario youth, has just completed a 5,579-mlle trek from coast to coast rolling a barrel. Heard set out from Vancouver on June 1, 1938. Goes to Uruguay as U. S. Minister Chicago Wheat . open - high . low close July 75 3-8 76 74 7-8 75 1-4 Sept. 75 3-4 76 3-8 75 3-8 75 5-8 Chicago Corn open high low close July 50 3-4 57 3-8 50 3-4 51 Sept 52 3-8 53 52 1-4 52 1-2 — Edwin C. Wilson, above, of Florida, formerly counsellor of American embassy in Paris, has been nominated as U. S. min- nuthortzcd to. make the selection by the Board of Trustees which met at Fayelteville Monday. Welfare Office Moves To Its New Quarters The new county welfare oiuce ins been completed by an addition o Uie former canning kitchen in a WPA project, and the office was novcd there last week. The stucco building, Iccated In the court house yard, now has Wo interviewing rcoms, a waiting room an oince for Marvin Crittenden county director, and n filing room' The entire building was finished In knotty pine walls on the interior and the outside was stuccoed to match the original one room structure which 1 was used for a canning kitchen. The two rooms of thfc court house, formerly a rest room for women and which was being used by the welfare department, was turned over to the AAA office, which was using n part of the first floor ball for one of its offices. , Visiting Shriners Get Glimpse Of Blytheville Visiting Shriners from Pine Blulf and other Arkansas cities and tosvns were given a glimpse of Blythc- ville shortly before noon today, cnroute to Qsccola for the Shriners of parading, receptlonlng nnd slgl to CCC camp nnd American- , E-very historic point ol InleresL will be vlslteil, with Bide ,t,l|» music at the While , Hbusethrowu . in lor jfrj mcnsire. ar Welcoirie WASHINGTON, June 7 (UP)King George VI and Queen Elizabeth were welcomed lo the 'capital of the United Stales today, will) a. hearty Democratic (.'reeling by President Roosevelt, ihe cheers of American citizens nnd the crash of saluting cannon. It was the first'visit In history of reigning monarchs of the em- uire from which,1,1 Infant colonies uy revolution nnd war hewed a Democratic destiny. The day was a perfect selling for such a spectacle as America had never seen. Britain's monaichs, a slhn, ytmlh- ful couple, descended nf 11:01 a. m. from their royal (rain and walked through saluting lines of U. S. marines and sailors lo a presidential reception. With cheers resounding through the railway station Mr. Roosevelt grasped the king's hand and said warmly and without regard lo Ihe stiff formality of diplomatic etinuettc: . '. •. "How nre you. I'm so glail to see you." The king smiled broadly nnd murmured n word of response. Mr. lioosevell put forth his hand and the king of the Great British empire and Ihe president of the greatest of western democracies shook hands heartily. The king then turned and presented the queen to the president and Mrs. Roosevelt and shook hands with the first lady. The Rain Likely To Spoil Royalty's Garden Parly WASHINGTON, June 8. (UP) —Riiln started falling In Washington nt 1:18 p.m., less than three hours..before the swanky garden party for King George and Queen Elizabeth nl the million dollar British embassy nroiind the capital and down the line of march on Constitution Avenue and -Pennsylvania Avenue—llic avenue of presidents and the route of all presidential inaugurations. Crowds surged against the guard cables nt the curb edges and moro than HOO police nnd firemen' struggled to hold them In line. Bunds spaced at intervals along the route' burst into military airs and marches ns Ihe procession passed, moving at a slow pace of four miles nn hour. The route was one of historic Implications. Just 125 years ngo this summer n force of British sailors and marines scattered American defenders and moved into Washington setting lire lo the hajf-llnlshed capi- lol and.the White House. The party's progress, from train arrival to arrival at While House took almost nn hour. At the Willie House Itself another honor batnl- Comptroller's Office Checks Petitions For Job Law Referendurii workers LITTLK ROCK, June 8. (U]')—A grout) from the slate comptroller's offojo checked sig.miurog.i <lny on petitions calling for n referendum on Die state's M workmen's compens.Uion Jnw while Gov? BaiU w .IKfeH nlnnnnrl n ,„„.., „„ ^ s(m , ^ mwsut ^ " by (he 62nd general assembly. • CIvto leaders during tlie day ' called nt the secretary of state's,, oince to Inspect petitions filed yesterday calling for n referendum on / lhe r vcmio fixing- net also 'passed by Ihe legislature.' , v.' rtQbeit Hall, secretary 'of /the stale Chamber of Commerce and one of Dio^e who ,Inspect«d' the ifiime fixing, net , petitions, 'sa,!d none of them curried a. ballot llfle ns • required' by law and ' ;that'""a huge number of 'signatures' bbie addrcisei In the negro sections of Blame Americans For Plane Wj'cck 0!' Mcxieanl'ilol MEXICO orrv, Juno a <ui>)— Tuo hundred police bloke up nil iinll-Auieiicim demonstration iioai the IT. S. embassy today. About '100 students demonstrated aijalnsl (| le "miirdor or -Swabta" clmiglinj sabotage In Hie ''death of Mexico's, nco aviator In a tako oil fiom Washington yesteiday on n piojcclcd non-slop %hl lo Mexico, Oeneial Lain, pollco, Hlth n on foot nnd on ncllng chief of foicc of police 21 tnoloicyclo chniged llic ciowd and tlKpmed It. Sqiltuls of police with tear ua: Bunt giinulod (lie embassy. 'Ihc students nist coiigiogated tlnec blocki, away nnd aflcr spcak- ci s had hhoulcd "wo know lie was issasslnalcd— we nmsl hnml down fiom BciK'iatloh lo (jcneinllo)i 0111 iiuticd of Americans' the demon- slmtoit, altemptcd to march on the embassy. , meeting there. A special train, which arrived over the Cotton Belt railroad, was met by a delegation of Blythcville and Osceola Shrincrs who took them in cars for a motor drive through the business section, to Walker Park and down Walnut street lo Highway' 61 and then to Osceola. The motorcade was headed by n police escort. The Chamber of Commerce and local Shriners made arrangements for the motor drive Roosevelt*«£yrr £? ^t' W( ^'t^ET station plaza where saluting troops . cent, hv ,,,„!» ™« ° rs CX presented arms and thousands of g troops copt by r<*!\*If rtf ' citizens government workers, ists and school children roared cheers. There, and along the mile and a wwc At the -.ilefs of roared Elons , n Washington. They gathered Jn the spacious cast room and pass. House the mls - T r- i 10 tonSU'ue Mrs. -Proctor's ine band in the plaza struck up tlie "Star Spangled Banner" and "God Save the King." The king raised his arm to a smart salute and Mr. Roosevelt placed his top j hat over his heart. The party stoon Immobile as Die i anthems were played and the guns of a 21-guu salute a»d the king M ! Both the A petition has been filed in clr- < nnd the urt here asking Chancellor i Oautney (o construe and »nrtnr ?£ thc |,, pow . crs °f » trustee down the line of march to the under the will of Mrs. Ellen B.;White House. Overhead roared 42 pursuit, planes and 10 huge flying fortresses of the army. Along the lull line of march- man' eyery four feet^stood say. At noon the king and queen and president and Mrs. Roosevelt had luncheon nt the White House. Bar .Regulatory Group Is Organized Today LITTLE ROCK, June 8. <UP>An organization meeting of Ihc re- Proctor who died in August, 193fl' C. C. Proctor as the sole sur- 1 IS trustce ls named defendant m tM suit with Mrs. Iris Prcclor. ... Francis P. Precis Joe p , one , , „.., , uul 1Bel ^. s nBfi . 5S J? Ioc tor, Betty Lou Proc-, soldiers, sailors and marines. i«h , Robert Ann Proctor technical party Ahead and behind the royal cars were tanks and calvary. Wave alter wave of cheers swelled from the 'multitudes gathered court chambers. Paul said Instrument In Long Hand Filed Over Two Years After Death More than two years allei- the death in February, - ID37, or the late Mrs. o,,m c \V, Oosnell a statement which nlllnnU; declnio Is In her handwriting has been ollcrcd as her .lost will nnd tesln- mcut in prolintc court here. Mis GosiiEll's cslnte consists of cou- sldcnible rurnl and urban property here. Tlie purported will was filed by P. C. .Douglas, attorney for Mrs Board Fails To Name Randall's Accessor LITTLE HOCK, June 8. <UP)- Tbe boaul «f titwlec;, of lhc Unt- vcislty of Arkansas meeting hcio today failed to fill the post of assistant dhcctoi lu chnigc of cx- (cusion of the nnlvcrslti's agilcul- irftl collojjc. Mcmbeis of Hie uonul said only loutlnc mailers had been discussed A mcoUnff of llic newly nnmcd state foiestry commission' wm schciluled foi Ihia afternoon In tht cfllco of Gov. Bailey^ The » new commlsnlon Is exjxictctl to name Hi chairman nl the. meeting," , ' Members 1 nho- woi*. tiamo Free! ^11 ,'fiui (o> fco /stale forestei. Lang hasten ftclln^ stale forestei- for' three months. Begin Preparation Of Second Street Playground BEOfN 1'npPARATIQN—14 Work which will cohvcil the vacant lot.s acioss from the American Legion Hut on Second street. Into a playground nml llowei ijnrden Imi begun, olllccr.s of the AniMlenii Legion have announced. City equipment If being used lo linul oil heavy materials on the lot, ion It mid nil It In with Jht. ft will tako about a month to complete this work , The woik Is being made possible llirough the coopuralton of the city, Uie Frisco railroad, Dialnage Kathleen Oglcsby Thomas and District No. 17 and Paving Bls- Mrs oypsy O. Hnwklns. Joint nil-' trlcls Two and Thice. mlnlstralrixs ot Mrs. OosneH's ISlc. The prolfcrcd .will was found In some old papers of Mrs. Oosnell's It was reported by Mrs. Thomas and Mrs. Hnwklns In asking that It be admitted to probate. It Is couched in Informal terms, is undated, nnd the paper appears lo have been folded many limes and worn. Now pending In chancery courl Is a suit brought by Mrs. Jane Oosnell Lunsford, adopted daughter of Mrs. Gcsnell, asking for n partitioning of Mrs. aosnell's property between the several heirs, on the grounds that she died Intestate. Mrs. Gosncll apparently attempted, In the Instrument filed, to keep her estate Intact for 10 years nnd nt (lie end of that time to divide It.equally between "Oyp- sy, Jane, Kathleen and Baby Kay and Petlie (Beverly) . . .»• u gives Mrs. Lunsford "first choice" of her diamonds. Making affidavit to authenticity of the handwriting ns that of the deceased are Mrs, Daisy Hill, Mrs. C. E, Crlgscr Sr., Mrs. Ednn Vail, Mrs. Carey Woodburn Phcency anil M. II. Robinson. Tlie la?lrument Itself appears to :nr the attesting' signature of Clyde Robinson. As soon as (he city completes illllng In of the lol, n Frisco land- scnper \vi!]<nnlvo lo siipenhc the landscaping of Ihe gaidcn, it Is laid at the next general elec-, ' Little Rock. minds of Ihe governor and civic leadcia who Mipiwrled the venue fixing Inw eald attorney? would be named soon to lead the lega'l light •gttlfjsl a lefertwlwn, ' Venue Act Rfferred ' MTTLE -UOOK, Ark., June 8,— Opponents of ihe 1939 venue-flxlhg ncl Illcd referendum pellllqns' In Sect clary of Stale 0. G. Hall's of- ncc yesterday making it Inoperative pending lU submission to the' volois (Ion. Joe n, Norbury, Uttle Rock la^4! yei, dcllveicd Iho petitions, accompanied by Tom W. Campbell, an" other Litllo Rock lawyei. Mr. Nor- biuy said Ihe petitions contained 13,4«fi Blgnalmci, oblalned In ,39 counllcs. Signatures of 8,422 quail- fled eleotois me necessary to re- fc) nn ncl. ( ,^' Tho net, No. 314, would have re-1 slilctcd the filing of personal In- Jury Milts to Iho county In v,hlch an accident occuriod 01. the-home county of the injured person. Counlles In which more than 500 ! signatures to the venue act referendum petitions wjere .obtained wero; Pulaskl, 1.D17; Crawford,'833; Hcmpsleiul, 739; Olark, 703, Frank- -,| Iln, DID; Logan, 073; Lonoke, 654; Scott. 047; 0|iaoh!tB,-510; Prairie, BOl. „- , ' . Judgment;Entered Qn J ^Supreme Court Mandate-, j /Oh cult! Judge Ne'llf klllough entered 'Judgment at. Osceoia yesterday on the mandate > of tlie supreme court directing. that Doyle Hendeison of Blythcville be declared Iho legal nominee of 'the^Derrio- crallo party for Mississippi county Judge last August a'lid that Ihe nomination of S. L.' OladUh "of Osceola be declared a. nullity. WPA Workers Want Tools TOLEDO, O. (UP)—WPA workers hcrc apparently like heavy wmk A group tearing up 18-inch coii- crelc on a repaying Job went on strike with demands for Individual sledge hammers lo replace n steam shovel ant! buttering ram. Model Model Nona Fay Langley, Six, Dies At Home Here Nona Pay Langley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Langley, died • it the family residence, 203 Enst Walnut street, this morning. She was six years old. j Funeral services will be held Prl-' court day afternoon, 2:30 o'clock, at the! *t io» ,- " " score or morc Sand y RW BC cemetery with the of letters fro mcut-of-state firms Rev. Allen Webb, of Ashport ora-' and nnrt;nnc nK^*,ii.,r, i>»~*ui i _^^ -'itincr •-••K»'IV, UJM Besides her parents, the child Is survived by one sister, Mrs. Eula Lovelndy, and five brothers, William, Leon, Charles, J. w. and Mil- . and persons charging unethical con- clntlng. duct against a number of Arkan™* Bi lawyers. The committee will study the charges and If they nre f;und In be true the, accused allorneys will l« turned over to the tribunal for discipline. ton Lnngley. Sevenlccn-year-old Martie Hazlett, who was chosen the "Most Typical Model" from thousands n , . ^ , l.Tpll-al UIUUITJ HUM! lUUU&UILUa oobb rwieral Home Is In of aspirants in a recent New charge. effect the judgment have upon cccu'pnncy of the county Judge's office by Judge aiad- sli who was elected In the Novetn- general election for a sec'o'nd tcim on (he basts of Ms' illegal lomlnntlcn ut the August primary remains to be seen. An amendment, to the state constitution adopted last fall requires the governor to make an nppotnt- nent hi the case of n vacancy. There appears lo be HIHe doubt ml that the governor can appoint i count Judge to serve until Jan- iJnr, 1011 If he recognizes -the cotut's Judgment ns .creating a vacancy. The status of/Judge Olad- Ish In the absence of an appointment Is apparently somewhat un- ceitaln, based on conflicting views of attorneys. Mrs. H. C. Fatten Buys : : Ash Street Residence Mrs. II c. Patton has purchased the stucco residence nt 1105 West Ash street from L L Ward and she nnd Her 'son, Ralph, ha>e already moved there. — , Tlie residence, which has six rooms, Including a sun room, was- built n number of /years ago by Mr. nnd Mrs Marcus Evrard. It has been occupied recently by Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Huddleston. Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Wood and family moved tp the residence'at 1012 w. Main st, formerly' occupied by the Pattons. Agriculture Council Has Meeting Here "Origin and Work o! Agriculture Extension" was discussed at a meeting of the Mississippi Ctmnty Agriculture Council Tuesday night at the Hustle Inn. B w. Schroeder TNSS in charge of the program which followed the business session presided over by Harold Spicer. The ne\t meeting will again be at the Rustic Inn en Wednesday. July 5. *. 1 1 I UtWiUUIZ tU OUtnUCTi I — > Vork ccmust ' ._ lal weather observer. WEATHER Arkansas—Partly cloudy ta'nlght and Friday, scattered showers" In north portion. Memphis and vicinity — Partly cloudy tonight and Friday, not much change in temperature. The maximum temperature here yesterday was 91, minimum 71, clear, according to Samuel P. Norrls, ofll-

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