The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 27, 1933 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 27, 1933
Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1933 (AftB-> COtJRttR NEWS PAGE NINE1 Has Mother's Confidence She-Is Sure Her Son Win Campaign Against Depression. BT NEA Strvice OKMUUiEE. Okla. - General Hugh Johnson, who heads ihc NRA •i Washington, may be the second most outstanding person .in ihc, Untied Slates loday, but his moth- tr Mrs. S. b. Johnson, takes Oic success oi her famous son calmly, iaylng only that he has done well. "•&ly Hughlc will bring the coun- tryj-out oi the depression. I just ki)9w he wlH" s"' 11 Llle dimlnulive, er'iy lady of 11 years wlio has liv- Fd In- Oklahoma for the pas', half- century. Mrs. Johnson's age lias jioi greally dimmed her memory, and she seemed glad 10 recall ihe high points of Johnson's early career. "Hughie was always a fighter." Mrs, Johnson confided. "When he was 17 years old he wanted to enlist in the Spanish-American war. but I discouraged him. I told him that he was too young to go, ana that if he would stay at home his father would get him an appointment to West Point." From Political Family Th« appointment was secured, and this was the turning point of Sfcung Hugh's life, Mrs. Johnson believes. Following graduation he enlered active army service, where he remained until February. 1929. Returning to his home al Molinc. 111., he became vice-president and general counsel for .the Mollne P-ow Company. "The men o! my family seem to be natural born politicians," Mrs. Johnson remarked with a smile. "When we moved from Alva Okla., to Okmulgee my husbanc «-as offered the position as first mayor there. But I reminded him thai he had promised to stay out of politics, so he refused the place. WANTED TO EMLIST IN THE SHANbll -AMERICAN WAR HUGH JOHNSON WROTE. THE DRAFT LftW' Mrs. S. L. Johnson (above) calmly accepts the success of her famous son. General Hug!i S. Johnson (lower left). The temptation was IOD great for him, however, and he served as second mayor. After Oklahoma had won statehood, lie was a member of the legislature from his district for eight years. My husband was an attorney atid one of Oklahoma's pioneer oil men. He died in 1920." Mrs. Johnson recalls that during his schooling at West Point. Hugh was only medioci^. scoring high grades in the subjecis he liked and verv low ones in those he did not care for. Mathematics, were always easy for him. When the World War started, Hugh made still another shift his career, this lime studying law At the time, the United Slate needed international lawyers, st Johnson and three other Wes Pointer^ were sent to ihe Unlver sily of California to prepare to new vocations. Johnson complet ed the four-year course In 1 months, his mother says. As the war progressed and Pros id«iH Wilson saw that it would "b necessary to draft men Into the ser vice, Hugh Johnson wrote the dra law which later was accepted b Congress. In the Johnson faml now Is the first written draft i tlie original pltn, with corrections written in by President Wilson, Be> lore the l»w was passed, Johnson had set In motion, on Ills own responsibility, the maclilnery which made the national droll possible., Hoped U*'d Be President , "Hugh told me at the tlrji* that II 'all the Information lie had collected and the material he' had or? deml were placed In boxes .they would reach around the world,", Mrs. Joluison said. Joluison has shown the same Initiative In taking over the NRA Job thai he lias In every miderUk-. Ing, his motlie relieves. ' ' , : : ••When Hugh was a little boy.I, like all other mothers, wanted'him to be president. Now that 1 havip. read of the hard work nnd , Wf hours Hugh Is putting In on this Job 1 hnve changed my. mind. , I ncerely hope Hint he never occur es the White House." . '..; Early cKlMiis remember Hugh lieu his father was posi.master. at Iva and before ihe family, moved o OXmulgee 1» 1900. .Wheri IJegj !e entered the building '.Htigrf ould meet ihpni , and.( hether or not Uiey had iat day. She Saw Land Rush , Young Johnson was 11 years'Old •hen lie, his two brothers, Mead nd Alexander, and his moUier ame to Alva from Kansas to Join Ir. Johnson, who had recclvitf the poslmastershlp from President /leveland. : i •The town was llule more than watering stop for ihe .railroad. ut the government had lo estab- ish |»siofflces In Oils section ,of he country and Alva was selected as one," Mrs. Johnson said. j ••I remember It all just like jit was yesterday." she continued. "Wo arrived at Alva ihe night before the famous Cherokee slrlp was opened, and It was from the too of a freight car that 1 witnessed the historical event. j "I tied a sunbonntl to a stake during the run and guarded ml lot until I become exhausted, oiilj to discover that I could not keep the land because I was a 'sooner. I hod entered the strip before I had been officially opened." Called Urschel •Kidnap Plotter Quakers Assured of Good Food During Meeting WEST BRANCH, Iowa. (UP) — Delegates to thn nnnual slate meeting of (lie Society of Friends licrc in October will bo assure;! of home-cooked food. ' Quaker women for the past month liuve canned more limn RO quails of npptu butter and nn cqmil amount of upple .suiicc for the meeting. Many bushels of vegetables IIIY stored [or the event. The work wus done In Hie Scnl- Icrgood Ncinlmiry, Qnaki'i- denoinl- nalloiuil school here. Rid Piste i Caused Rtleue BOSTON (UP) — The management of tho Boston Redskhu of llic Nntlonul Professional Foolljall f.engue explained Iho release, of bad PMS*» in-t)ie• r;«nt East game held lit t feature of'th* Chicago Exposition. A violet amethyst vibrates »t."the Lawrence Ely. giant center., by rate of 750 trillions'-'oi'Vibration* saying he was guilty of about 10 jjer second. Called liy K0r«rumenl prosKUtors one or the "chief consplratora" I* HIP llrsdicl VhlnaplriK. Mre. Katk uir.f. Thome Kelly, above, \wlft el llif 1 fnclllve Oeorne (Muclilne Ovn) Killv, Is Lrine hunted by »olle« thrnuelinu' the country. Thieves Thoughtfully Dug Potatoes for Owner . Muss, (UI'J — Thlevrs saved Eilwatcl Martian much Itiiul nark. 13y nlglil, H icy dug mid packed In burlap bugs four bushels of potatoes out of his uiirrJen. liui Uic.v^ were frlKhtenixl uwny us Ihoy ' had about IliiUlK'il llielr tnsk, leaving thu lubcrs for Mor£1111. '" f AUGUSTA. Kan. (UP)—A thrcu- ItgBi'd 1'i'kln duck i- r . making friends w'llli his webbed-feel bro- lliera and slslers on Ihe Will Church farm neiir here. Mrs. Church says Hie fowl Is as hcalihy os nny other In htr (lock, RESULTS 1. He who nnn door betta looking for » Job, a nxxn tt IMJ it- »Utd objective folUwi a alow, dl- cuiluu route initti. Our Wuit-Ad culumat not wiljr tociUt U)«M> pro»- pccU (or you bat ateo WOK an Imninllatc ijiUrvJeir with a* lnt«- «ttd yrg*p«.ct »t th* fttltni ut. ln r nf Ume Hnd effori. Phone 3O6 Import duties in Cuba favor Im portatlon of American goods, whlcl receive a reducllon-: oi 40 per cen in the ad valorem rates. wi DO OUR ran New Ford V-8 WI »0 OUH.FAH KING OF JHE V-8 Owners Say: "If I could not get another new Ford V-8, I wouldn't take $10,000 for mv new Ford V-8." "I have owned 14 different makes of cars and not one of them is as contfortnlik' as my new Ford V-8." "On a trip I recently made of 445 miles with my ney Ford V-8, I used only 21 gallons of gasoline, figuring a mileage of 21 1-5 miles per gallon." "I find it not necessary to add any oil in (»-e crankcase but simply ch.tnge the oil at approximately every 1,000 miles." THE FORD V-8 TUDOR is a Splendid Low-Priced Family Car Say: 500 (P. 0. 8. DitnH, »If J frifllt md Jiltnrjr. Rumttrl **J ipff* tirt THE new Tudor Sedan is the car for tht family. It costs little to buy, is economical to operate and has every desirable feature of style and beauty; Available either with standard or de luxe equipment; The wide door and sliding front seat make catraoce easy. The or has 112-inch wheelbase and the new Ford V-type, eight-cylinder, 75-horsepower engine with a velvety smooth performance which makes driving a joy. > THE DE LUXE TUDOR SEDAN, with safety glass throughout, cowl lamps, two matched tooe horns and oilier special appointments, is $550, f. o. b. Detroit. 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