The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 28, 1936 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 28, 1936
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XE COURIER .M) A KI.'IJ f\\.\ Xl rM J'l'I I I,' A LVII i <-i i>- L ».,„.„. . ...» ..._._ „ . > .. . . VOL XXXIII—NO. l-IO Blythevllle Courier Blylhevlllc Herald Hl.vlhcvllle Dally News Mississippi Valley Lender TllK DOMINANT NKWSPAPKH Of NOUTIU.'AST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOUUl liLYTUKVILLK, ARKANSAS, KHIUAY, AUGUST 28, 1980- SINGLE r v . 3 IES FIVE CENTS TRAIN KILLS WOMAN AT HOLLAND CROSSING •Heat Wave Broken In Pmirie States Wall of Cool Air Comes From Rockies; Relief Expecled Here Relief from the intense heat that hns gripped Blytlicvlllc and northeast Arkansas apparently was expected tonight or tomorrow, according to weather, forecasters. Farmers have been complaining of serious damage to crops, including cotton, caused by the long dry spell tills month and thundershowers over the week-end are expected to alleviate this condition. Physicians, too, have been hopeful of a break in liie heal wave as the major need to Improve health conditions and to check any possible spread of infantile paralysis or other disease. Brightest Star of German Screen Mercury Drops 20 Degrees KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 28 (UP)—Coo!, winds, sweeping down from the Kooky mountains, today sent temperatures slitting throughout mast of the southwest and broke an unprecedented heat wave of three weeks' duration. The wait of cool air was accompanied by cool showers. The Kansas dust bowl was refreshed by precipitation as were points in Oklahoma, Missouri and Nebraska. Temperatures this morning weie 20 degrees 'under- yesterday's jnarks-for the 'same-hour : nt •many" places in the prairie slates.--!,.-...,,' Andrew Hamrick, Kansas CItq weather observer, said that "the . heat wave definitely is broken for the present. Farmers' hopes mounted as the murcury sagged." Many of them have been working tn field only a few hours a day, fearing prostration for animals. Hundreds of have perished heat. themselves or their head of livestock because of the York Cotton NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UP) Cotton closed steady. open high low close Oct H« 1146 1135 1138 Dec 1152 1152 11-11 1143 Jan 1153 1155 1145 1140 March 1100 1160 1150 1152 May 1103 HIM 1153 U57 July 1104 1164 1153 U5S Spots clcsetl quiet, at 1178, off 10. Spot Average Is 11.54 The average price ol 7-8 inch middling cotton on the spot markets today was 11.54, the Ulytlic- ville Board of Trade reports. Use Cathedral For Fort Luisc Ullrich is one European star who bas come to America without designs on Hollywood. The most popular star of Herman movies, she's hastening back to her native studios afler a brief stay in New York. FIGHT IN. MED Rebels Delay' May Have Cost Them Chance Madrid at BY HKYNOUJS 1'ACKAKU Copyright, UniiMi Press WITH THE SPANISH REBELS. Ouadairama Front (By Courierl — The Spanish rebels may missed their chance to Madrid unless they can take break New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS. Aug. 28 (UP) — Week-end hedge selling and reports of rains over sections of the northwest belt lowered cotton prices half a dollar at the close here today. open high low close Oct 1142 1142 1131 ml Dec 1147 1147 1135 1139 Jan 11-18 1148 1141 1141 March 1156 115G 1144 1146 May I1CO 11CO 1150 1151 July '' 1158 1158 115S 1150b Spots closed ipiiet at 1175, off through from the . city's southern stcte. So strongly has the government bolstered Its defenses in the southern slopes of the Guadar- ranin mountains that 11 is doubtful now whether the rebels can hiing up enough men, airplanes tanks and artillery to break through. On all fronts now it is a give and tnke business. The war ends its sixth week tonight, and there is a growing conviction among observers that the forces are so evenly weeks Is a seems increasingly likely to brought about by the weakening or collapse ot one side. A month ago the rebels hoped within a fe,v days to strike a swift blow at Madrid. It not materialized. Roth sides have had lime to organize their militia and obtain arms frcm abroad. Democrats, Repnbli cans Si mining to Swing Stale's 47 Electoral Votes IIY I10DNKY IHITCHEIt C'cerii-r N'ew.s' Washington Correspondent NEW YORK —H is almost xioiraiic In politics that (lie presidential candidate who car- iks New York state wins tbe national election. The exception «!is Charles Evans Hughes, who curried New York, but lost the I911J race by .11 few thousand votes. Ceitnln reasons exist for believing lhat loss of the stale might, nol be fatal to Roosevelt, this year—reasons which can be discussed separately. Two months befrtrc elcc'i-jti. however, it ran be reported thai top Republican leaders are fnlrly sure Governor Landon will take the Empire Slate with Us 47 electoral votes In November and thai Democratic leaders are privately admitting that the cjds seem slightly against Ihe president.' . Whatever happens, there will tie a great batt|e in New York this fall. This is the home of sonic cf the most colorful popular leaders of our time and they will bi In it up \n the neck—President Rocsevelt himself, the oilc anil only , Al Smith; peppery'; ^little 1 Mayor LaGuardia, picturesque ex- Ma'ycr Jimmy Walker. "Bti[ Jim' Farljy, Oovicnor Lehman, and many others. ' Urslatc Hnivlly (i. 0. r. The Republicans expecl a phi ra]ity of several hundred thousand votes upstate, where farmers—who benefited little from the AAA—arc heavily anti-New Deal As usual In New York elections, the', question will be whether the large plurality v the Democratic candidate is sure to roll up In New Ycrk City is enough to wipe out the adverse . vote upstate. Rcosevell carried the state by 600.000 votes in. 1932. Lehman won by.800,000 in '1934. These are large leads for the G. O. P. io wipe out. But it is customary in New York lo believe that, upstate pluralities cannot be beaten miles; Tammany Hall makes a vigorous effort to get out its full vote. This year most of the Tammany lead- divided that it might ba or months before there decision—a decision that Parley. sour on Roosevelt, and Especially on Farley, since they feel he wants lo control their .organization as par; dia for re-election In addition to Horses Finicky About Fitting of Their Shoes CANTON, O. (UP)- ing horse, says W. •A fine rac- Haddox, 10. Closiiif/ Stock Prices! NEW YORK. Aug. 28 (UP) — The stock market started with a rush today, swung forward under the leadership of steels in tne best trading In a month, encountered profit Inking and finally turned quiet. A. T, and T 174 1-2 Anaconda-Copper 38 1-2 Belli. Steel 50 Chrysler 1H Cities Service .'. 4 Coca Cola 119 Oen. Electric 47 Gen. Am. Tank 56 Gen. Motors 66 Int. Harvester 79 McKcsson-Rohbtns 10 Montgomery Ward 45 7-8 N. Y. Central 42 1-8 Packard 11 1-8 Phillips PCI 413-4 Radio 10 7-8 Simmons Bed 32 1-2 veteran blacksmith and authority on racehorse shoeing, is more finicky about the shoes he .wears than a debutante going to her | coming-out party. "Give a spirited horse a shoe Taking advantage of Ine reluctance of the devout Catholic rebe forces to flic en places of worship, Spanish government snipers nr using the stone balcony of n cathedral al Sijucnza as. a sate rain part from which to fire on the revolutionaries. The snipers arc; pic tnrccl in action during the advance on Fnr LHP JO DEflTH First lo Reach Sidewalk in cl s of his national machine. They also suspect Roosevelt is going lo support/ Mayor LaOuar- " ' ' '• in 1037. I he Tammani complications, the Roosevcll candidacy is up against such handicaps as Ihe opposition of Al Smith and Father Coughlin— both of whom have personal fallowings ^-tlic return of many repentant Republicans to the fold, and the turning of a large group of middle-class Democrats Irom Roosc- vell. Tins group is vaguely guessed by number G. O. around P. doppstcrs 100.000. to that is an ounce off-weight or fraction of an inch too thick, and his chances of winning bo last," 'Iladdox said. "On Hie ether hand, like human beings, horses have foot ailments that can be cured and the horse built into a winner by proper .shoeing." Haddox, one of the old school of Smitheys, refuses to letthepro- ductlon-manufaclurcd shoe , replace the hand-forged shoe. "Shoes tor human beings can be turned out In factory lots," he said, "but when it comes to hoises n shoe must be hullt to actual measurements of the hoof to bo wnil perfectly satisfactory Tor the horsa j mous l ° set all the speed available out of his muscles." Standard of N. J. Texas Co. U. S. Smelting U. S. Steel .... Warner Bros. ... 63 3-4 .. 37 3-8 .. 77 ..70 .. 13 3-8 ,, 66-8 No Smith Aid for Lehman Lehman is runnlnj again at Rocscvelt's urgent behest, lo enhance the chances of the national ticV-el. But he must run without the active support—and perhaps with the tacil opposition— of Al Smlllf, the old friemt to whose own gubernatorial campaigns Lehman used to conlribute gobs of money and who heretofore has supported Lehman wholeheartedly as a candidate for governor. Tammany Is said to be willing, for the most pdrt. to see Lehman defeated.. He hasn't b.-en as friendly as Tammany would have liked. And there are some evidences of an cgort lo drive a wedge between the "Irish vote" and tin Jump From \V o r 1 Tallesl Building NEW YORK Aug. 28 (UP)—A V'oung man smiled al fellow sightseers on the 8Gth floor of the Empire Stale building today, then climbed lo a rampart and leaped out 'into space to his death on the pavement nlmret 1,000 feet below. It was the first time since the world's tallest building was completed thai any one had Jumped the entire distance. Others who hnvc leaued from the last open terrace, 18 slories below the top of the mooring mast, have landed on lower terraces. The young man was Identified uy cards in his pocket as Robert P. Erskine, 21, of lironxvillc, N. Y. His hody struck virtually the SERIOUSLY ILL May Have Infantile Para lysis or Spinal IWenin gitis, Physicians Fear STEELU, Mo., Aug. 28.—Ralp Hall, jr., three years old, wa rushed to the Isolation Hosplla at Memphis, Tenn., last night fo observation after he was take suddenly yesterday. Local phy sicians were not certain as to th child's ailment but believed It t be infantile paralysis or splna meningitis. The boy. son of Mr: and Mr Ralph Hall, sr., became 111 at th home of hts grandparents, M nnd Mrs. W. M. Cooirer. Jerry Flauira, six-year-old, so of Sam Hnnira, well known locr merchant, was reported improvln steadily. He was stricken wit Infantile paralysis last week. _.. ..._ Two other local children repor only clear space in congested 33rd ! cd to have evidenced sympton street. "Jewish vole." the latter of will be practically imanl- Chicago Wheat open high low close Scp 111 1-8 111 1-4 108 1-2 108 1-2 Dec 110 110 1-4 107 3-4 107 3-4 Chicago Corn open high low close Scp 110 1-4 110 1-4 106 1-2 106 |.j Dec 95 !)5 1-8 j)2 1-8 92 3-8 'or Despite Lehman, all the Democratic Roland's Bootery To Move Early Next Week The Bootery will move the first, of the week to Its new home In !he former New York store bulld- ng. It lias been announced by the owner, Jeff Roland. Tlie building Is being remodeled with Insulation board used for rcplastered and painted, a new floor was put in which is to be the celling, the walls arc being carpeted, and the windows arc being changed. Mr. Roland also lias rented the second floor of Ihe j I of possible infecllon with tl disease were said to be much bel ter. Their ailments were said •• have been positively diagnosed r handicaps, however. New York is a dcubtful slate and there will be a fight for It rlghl up to the last gun. .Nobody knows yet whom the Republican convention will nominate to oppose Lclunan. Mayor R. B. Marvin of Syracuse and his fellow citizen. George Fcaron, party leader In the sUilc senate, may kill each other ofi (Pea'ron Is now leading in their contest .for the nomination), in . (Continued on three) nol being infantile paralysis.' U. S. Clubwoman • Held in Poland IMF. PROJECTS /nrk to Slnrt Ij\ September Will Employ Ovei Thousand Mcu WEST MEMPHIS, Ark., Aug 1 (UP)—Bids for the largest IlsslsElppI l«co letting in (he nasli to years will be taken at the nttecl C'Utcii crH'nc:TS' ofllo; ere Tuesday meriting, It was an- oiinced . today, Estimates will be received at ic West Memphis federal hcad- iiarters on moving 1,759,000 cub- yards of dirt. The probable rosl Is expected i be about $416,000. Lieutenant Colonel K. A. Rcy- ohl, district engineers chief, salil uork will be near the fol- owhuj (owns: St. Clalr, Pctcis. Vhltehall. Melwobd and Ferguson, i'k.: Moon Lauding. Miss., ami ircenflcld Bend. New Madrid ami ndlan Mound, Mo. Work on the projects will start •Ilhin a month and must be ompleted by Dec. 1, Col. neybold aid. This letting Is one of Ihe few arge ones remaining under the 0-yenr flood control program vhlchiwas started In 1028. Some if the levees to be let In this ontract arc spur levees. ..others ire to be new ones .and .still ;thers Hie enlargement -of •'ejlsl- iili ones. ... •'• "j:. ^/ • '" Work For 1,150 nit n WEST MEMPHIS, Ark.. .Aug. !8 (UP)—Tlie program of work !or the- United States eiwhresrs district ollice here will furnlsl employment for a total cf l,7dO nen, Major R. D. Burdlck, chief of operations, announced today. lost, of the men have bucn put to work on the cisting plan at Osceola, the grading and sink- Ing plants and at work layinj ccncretc revetments. The remainder will Ire put to work aboui Sept. 15 when the paving plant begins operations: Mississippi levcc and floo:I control construction work will con tinuc until winter weather sets in, liurdick said. Tlic crews are layliv* revet, menls now al Oayoso Dcnd, u Caruthcrsvlllc, Mo. They \vll complete work there about Sept 15 for work down jtlie river n Island No. 8. ' Hicktnnn, Island No. 34, Cow Island and Avenue Bend. crick Atkinson, nbove, m'omhient Minneapolis socictj charecd «llh viola tint; Po was threatened wtlh prison after being held at the border city of by falling Ho show currency, she entering the country. tBTfi President Takes Rain With ; Him Into Dakota Drputh ; Area ,•;•:'/• • i'k ADOAHD THE SPECIAL, Auu. 58 ROpSEVEIjT , . p-j- dcnt Roosevelt headed for Sbutli- Oakotn totlay aJlcr a final Inspection of drouth prevention work In and about Jamestown, N. D. Tlic president motored over rnln swept roads and through fields to Inok over WPA road and dnm building. FYirmensC destitute because of loss of crops, are working on these projects. Later Mr. Roosevelt expressed to several thousand persons who came lo the station to bid him farewell Ihei belief "that our problems can be summed up In three words- better land use." Mr. Roosevelt was Introduced by Acting Governor Walter \Vel- Two Divorce Suits Are Filed In Court Here Two divorce suits were filed In chancery court here yesterday. Mrs. Ellilyn Short Is asking a divorce from Noal Short on the vvowid ot Indignities. Ivy and Naming, Osceola attorneys, represent Mrs. Short. Albert Jollcy is plaintiff and Mrs. Elsie Marie Jolley Is defendant is another divorce suit. Mr. Jollcy charges desertion, ns the basis of his action. He Is represented by H. O. Par How. local attorney. Divorce decrees have been granted Mrs. Geraldlnc Greene, who brought suit against Louis Greene, and Mrs. Helen George, who brought suit'agalnsl 13. I. George, in unconlesled cases. ford who hailed him as "our frlcml and our president." ' The president got a laugh from the crowd when he observed "this morning when 1 camo into the rain I felt my luck held sood. Two years ago, when I was return- Ing from the west coast, rain followed me all through the drouth area. "Some of the eastern newspaper men looked out of the window of the train todn yand said, I was informed, that this must have been a flood control trip. Mis. Q. B. Nunnery, 28,' Viet rn ofi Accident Early" This Morning ••)*« HOr LAND, Mo , Aug ' 28 (Spe6- I tal to the Courlei Mews)— One Moinn|i , killed and four men 111 r i IT \t , ercaped death today v. i southbound Frisco passe i t train stiuck a ' stalled true ,,. n crossing here early * tlilb.* mo] I'Ing * ' , J lh? ! woman was Mrs Joyce Nmvnfcry^as. wt!e of C. B Nunn if,* member of a Kelt knoVn Holland < family. '" The foui men all cotton pickers, Mho scaped death by jumpl Ins ftoir the old model truck aio Jim, Truman and Prody' Plunkett, all of Cordova, Ala, nod Albert Adcock of Etearc,, Ark "• Inexperienced Driver Mrs Niinnciy had motored her hiisbarid to Honey's gin here, where he Is cmplojed, and tiad picked up the men In the light, truck to take them to her farm, to pick cotton Mrs Nunnery was nti Inexperienced driver and, r,,\ the truck stalled as she attempt- v i cd to drive • over the railroad .tracks nt the dossing One of* 1 the cotton pickets jumped -out nntl attempted to push the trufli olf the tracks. Unable to do <so he shouted' a warning to the others to Jump as the train sped down upon them. All of the men', lenpcd safely from the machine 'i but : Mrs. Nunnery, «lit> was i large woman, v> as unable to get ' out from., under the steering wheel .anuV.leap . before the engine -of tlic fust moving passengcn train struck' the car. Mrs. Nunnery's .body was hurl-; ed .out .of the machine about Va 100 feet from the crossing , while the truck '.uis carried about. a ICO feel, further south before the train stopped Tile tiuck was de{ molishcd. Kirs. Nunnery died :fri| stantiy, her body being severely crushed. , L Funeral Services Saturday • •-»• Funeral services will be held ^a't 1:30 o'clock tomorrow . afternoon at the Baptist church at Holland and Interment will probably be- made at Carulhcrsvllle. \ Mrs. Nunnery Is survived by. her husband, three sons, Brooks Lee. 11, Billy Allen, 8, nml Lyman Louis, 5, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Sanford, three sis- lei's, Ruby Sanford of Holland, Mrs. Sallic Brown of Wardcll,' arid Mrs. Bertha Ntchouse, of: St: Louis, and four brothers, Paul, Oil, Major, all of Holland, and Henry of Oklahoma City, Okla':'*, "I am thai with the cooperation of the federal, state and local governments, he concluded "we are going to find the solution oC our problems. Right now wo are trying lo care for immediate and necessary cases but we also are trying to work out n American Cameraman •Is Jailed By Rebels HENDAYE, France, Aug-. 28 (U P)—An American citizen, John Dored, cameraman' of the Paramount News reel, .was arrested and jailed by rebel forces at Navalmoral today. Accompanied by three loyalist bodyguards, Dored, mistaking rebel fcr government outposts, barged Into Insurgent territory. The" three guards were executed when Small Radio Invented To Aid Trapped Mine LONDON (UP)—A small portable radio set may save liic lives of many miners In future mine disasters. The set Is the Invention of L. W. and c. E. Hermes, father and son. No technical knowledge Is required to opernte the transmitter, building which Is to be used forl whlcn weighs only 15 pounds and storage. The Bootery was established here 11 years ago. Granted Furlough LITTLE ROCK, Aug. 28 (UP) — T. E. Duke Joday was granted nh Indefinite furlough by Gov. J. M. Fulrell. Duke was tried In Union and Ouachlta counties for grand larceny and sentenced April 8, 1936 to one year In the stale penitentiary. . may be situated at various points along the workings to permit trapped workers to speak to rescuers above. Tlie Inventors have completed successful tests from a remote part of a mine 2,200 feet below ground. Farmers Income Is Up Despite Drouth WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 (UP) — Despite the worst drouth In the history of modern American agriculture fanners July cash Income totalled $730,000,000, the largest July Income Ince 1929, the department of agriculture bureau of economics reported today. Cash income for the first seven months of the year totalled $4,024,000,000, Including payments from the government, the highest in the corresponding month since 1930. long range system" ot planning government passes, stamped at and use for the best purposes." Barcelona and Madrid, were discovered In Dored's pockets He Lone Oak Girl Dies " M ""'"" ta *"' Alter 11 Years' Illness Miss Helen Hart, 17 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. (art, well known resident of the Lone Oak community, died at 2 yclock this morning afler an 11 cars' illness of arthritis. Funeral services will be held at] I o'clock this afternoon nt the:! amily home and Interment will Grateful For Hoppers PRETTY PRAIRIE,' Kan. <Uf>> :( \i perjjnned one valuable service to residents of this community. There is a dearth of hay fever, because tin. hoppers have eaten weed pollen. New York To London Flight Is Postponed NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UP)—The proposed round trip flight o Richard Merrill, veteran transport pilot and Harry Rlchman night club entertainer, lo London was postponed today until Sunday. Weather conditions prevented the take off,'they announced Asks Candidates To Observe Sabbath Day NASHVILLE,- Tenn.. Aug. \28 O 1 ?^—Noah W. Cooper, evangelistic Vistivilld attorney, dispatched lder.",»al letters to President and Gov. Alf Landon them lo suspend Sunday political activities. . . „, . iminm} . i/uiuivai tvutivuico. ^r. m «f. SL El »}* <0 ?> . ccmc \ er y Cooper, who lorsakcs the bar the pulpit every and . upholds liere. Tlie Rev. Alfred Carpenter, pastor of the First Baptist church of this city, will officiate. Miss Hart is survived by h«r|.,(,,,,. Hp ^ amcs sabb ath break- parents, five brothers, Harvey, * of justice for Sunday, Herman, Orvlll, Lee and Howard, and a sister, Mrs. Annie Hodge. The Moss Funeral Service Is in charge of funeral arrangements. j Nashville's rigid blue laws to the lotler. He blames sabbath breaking for .the world's economic Ills. Last Rites Held For Mrs. Margery White Funeral services were held Thursday for Mrs. Nfargory White, wife of Herbert L. White and n sister cf Floyd White, who died Tuesday night, Mrs. White, with other members of her family, had lived In Little Rock before moving to Urbana, ill,, where she died. She is also survived by three children. Mrs. White visited Mr. and Mrs. Floyd White two years ago. WEATHER ARKANSAS— Partly cloudy tonight and Saturday. Thunder- showcrs In northwest portion this afternoon or tonight and in northeast portion and central portion tonight or Saturday. Cooler in north • central portion tonight or .Saturday and In northwest portion tonight. Memphis and ' Vicir>t)l— Parljy cloudy tonight. Salurday cloudy and cooler with probable local showers. The maximum tcmperaluhV here yesterday was 103, minimum 73, clear, according to Samuel P. Norrls, official neaTher observtr,

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