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VOLUME XXXIV—NO. 200. —^^^ ™ 8A8 M a*™* M.SSO™ ^ ^ ™ Q Blythevllle Courier Blythevllle Herald Blytheville Daily News Mississippi Valley Leader _BI/VTITRVILL1J!, AHKANSAS, MONDAY, NOVKMHKH lr,, 10H7 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS MSEVELT FAVORSLllTHJ TM(RBflSHJN Fourteen At Nashville, Tenn., Advised To Undergo Trealtnenl nrnm 11 "" Ncv - 1G ' •UP1— Pliyslclans today advised (meijjeiicy Pasteur treatments for H pf-rsoiis attacked lust summer by a pet do^ llial die<l of hydrophobia. Mrs. Annie Mai Montgomery 37 mother of four eliildreii. who" was bitten by the dog. died yesterday Dr. Brown Carpenter, after per- lormine an autopsy today said sh apparently died from rabies ' He summoned Dr. Herman Spitz .bacteriologist and chemist to make a detailed examination to oetcrmme more positively wlicthei this was the cause of the death Otto Montgomery. 47, who bei wd his entire family doomed to the from effects or the animal' bites, said they "were bitten b} our pet dog Buster some time :n •>«ly or August." "'I don't know what don't care about myself "t»,l"onr four children and my wife's mother also were bitten die now." Assistant County Agent To Serve Two Districts Mlssisisppl county Is lo have im asskiaiii agricultural agent WHO' will serve both districts of the coumy, lor the first time .since! May. I). V. Maloch. wlm has been assistant hi UK? soil conservation program of Die county, assnuieil ills new position today. J a m c s Richardson, i ,u c ot Mouninln Hume, Ark. will unive toinorrow to succeed Mi'. Mnlocli. Hi- will be accompanied by Mis to do. t They may Wesley Solomon Held On Statutory Charge The usual, week end public drunkenness Jbie-u p and' various other cases occuplied Judge Doyle Henderson m municipal court this morning.-feigiit were fined after Imbibing too freely over the weekend Wesley Solomon, who was m-' rested on n charge of carnal abuse was boimd over to the action of the circuit court. He was placed in jail " er WS b0 " <J lln<i ** m sct Pneumonia Contv acted WKile Held Captive Proves Fatal HUNTlNCiTON, w. Va,, Nov .„ <UP|—Dr. James I. Seder, 79, former minister and dry leader, died today from pneumonia, which developed after he Had been kid- naped by three men on Nov 1 and held a CT ]itlve in an abandoned conl mine for 11 days. Dr. ^Seder. whose codlllon sud- , denly became w. ' Saturday, died at .S.-15 Arnclt A. kins, 24. and John Travis captured within 3C hours ' Orville Ad- 24, after p. _ , "V., *J UIVCI Dr. Seder Wfls r<, un(1 by r armefs in Wayne county on Nov. 11, hm<e pleaded guilty to extortion charges in connection wllh lhe kid- Prosecutor Earnest E Winters li. said today he would' demand die deatii penalty for the three negro ' Promised he never drlv» an automobile afe r changing his plea of not guilty., to guilty on a charge o reckless driving. He was flnSd *2S and costs but his fm e and costs were suspended. He was barred irom driving. / John Phillips was released after having been arrested on a charge of disturbing the peace when the prosecutors failed to appear against Actor Shot Critically In Hollywood Apartment irOLLYWOODTcalif.. )— A Nov. 15. giiniimn fired four shots at close range Into Hyjnie Miller 31. movie actor and Hollvwood cafe owner, as Miller lay in bed in his apartment early today Miller, cast in the picture "Robin Hood," and in many others ii Admits Murder Charge In Federal Coui'l At Hammond, Ind. minor roles, was wounded crili- - cally. HK nose was shot olf and bullets pierced his neck, left hand and right thigh. Snake Bite Fear cited CIJ2VELAND (lTP)_Lew Johnson expert on snakes, contends snake or spider biles are seldom fatal. Afany people die of other ailments caused by fear which accompanies the bite of a snake or spider, he said, BY BOB BURNS _ I think one of the greatest gifts nature lias given us Is the power to adjust ourselves to our surroundings. NO malter how big our trouble Is—if we just have it long enough we finally get kinda numb and we don't notice it so much. Personally' I can't imagine any- Ihlng worse than havin' a continual argument going on around the house but then there's my Uncle Slug and his wife who have been .irgiiln' for twenty-five years and they don't mind it so much. She's the naggin'est woman I ever saw and Uncle Slug is always saturated One day I asked Urrele Slug how m the world he stood for home environment like thai, and he says "Well now—it's been going on so long i don't notice it anymore' He says "I declare—I couldn't tell you to save my life whether she started naggln' at me on account of my drinkln' or whether I started drlnkhv on account of HAMMOND. Ind., Nov. 15 (UP) —James Dalhovcr, "(rigger man" of the Al Brady gang, pleaded guilty when arraigned in federal court for the murder of Paul Mlnne- maii. Indiana state policeman. He will be teenlenced Dec. B. The diminutive little gangster manacled hand and fool was very calm as he shinned Inlo court to face Judge Thomas W* Slick, who read the charge and nskpd' him how he pleaded. . "Outlty," Dalhover replied, In a low voice. SPEC! SES LIKELM ON LITTLE Tun's Norris' Backing Brings Six Power Developments to 1'ore «V KODNEY inlTOUKU l.'umiiT News Washington tWrrspondejil WASHINGTON, Nov. 15. — T Jio aims or the regional planning program which will be before Confess are so many and diverse that It 'l s difficult to comprehend th e program in one gulp. Under the Norrfc bill in (he Senate and the Mansfield bill in the House, the nalion would be divided into seven planning' regions- among which (lie Tennessee Valley and adjacent area would be one. Regional authorities similar to TVA would plan—or initiate—the carrying out of the Roosevelt dream of substituting planned development and conservation of natural resources for the familiar congressional "pork barrel." Flood control, prevention of soli erosion, reforestation, storing of water for irrigation, cheap electricity, decentralization as against urban congestion, new opportunities for millions and employment for th e unemployed arc among the' objective.?. Six More Authorities Senator George w. Norris of Nebraska, recently ill, i s bade here In He has a remarkable record/or success on legislative objectives; so something seems jnore or less bound to happen. His own bill, after putting the Cumberland river basin-.and sections of tlie Missl»slppi.Valley under TVA, would crea'""" Wreck That Ought To Please Chim {Ten Students Injured When Bus Is Ditched IIUMJEIIT, Ark., Nov. Ifi dip, —Ten high M'hool sliiili'nts were Injured, out! seriously, when n school bus ran Into » ditch today nnd turned over. Huby Mne Cordell, H, nij Bvnrte student, sutlVred broken ribs ""•I Internal Injuries. Stie was token to Bt. Joseph's hospital m .e.npnls, Fifteen oilier students hi the crowded bun were, nol hurt. Tlie driver of the bus reported Mm wheels locked, cnii»liiff li lo skid Into tlic dlleh und turn over caplain Frank P. Kelly sl.s disconsolately on the breakwater and ga«s al hh overturned »»„. hl , M middle of the Passalc River near Belleville, N. J. Although Kelly grieves, he's iff the Chinese, for HIP b«r B c carried scrap Iron destined for likely lo er over regional 'nowcr. water, forest and soil projects. Each authority' would operate, as does TVA, with a lump sum and discretionary power to decide how, when and where the money should be sircnt. Congressman Mansfield of Texas, chairman of the House Rivers and Harbors committee, also has a bill It provides for planning—but not for actual development-of similar regional districts by regional boards which would make recommendations lo congress. Congress would then, if it saw fit, have the regular departments of government carry out the recommendations. Any power development begun In this way would have Its own Individual administrator. Compromise Is Likely The Issue between Ihe two (,111s Involving congressional delegation of power. Is likely to be solved by n compromise which would create IP lETTIESBIf Carriers Will Distribute 10,000 Renort In Blylheville Cards The United States' goverhmerf has sent 10.000 unemployment report cards, to be distributed I., Blythevllle and surrounding Urri-- tory where mail Is delivered through' the local postofflce, for tlie censifs of unemployed which Is to bo takeii .Tuesday, ' , , • • i; Mrs. A. C. Blaylock Dies In St. Louis On Sunday Funeral services were held at Kcimett this afternoon for Mrs A. C. Blayloek. formerly; of hers, nml Inlc of St. Lo:,ls, wlu died lit the SI. Luke ho.i;) In thai city yeslcrday afternoon. She'had two weeks from pnou- fisa cnrrlars,. :* are Ihe two carriers used here regularly as substitutes, will distribute the cards In the city and the rural carriers. will distribute them thrown the country as they make Iholr regular routes.- The entire proceMin-s including auUlorlt) f s sh " aa f lo TVA /or Ivo ie nim n int;,,o«t „, " ,' , mB new regions .and create nlannina the appointment of R i»e appointment of a locni inn. » ,° v.i_»«; , £"«£..!?» y &' & nr^b, xt?^, , 30 minutes and O-men Uicn whisked hi m 0 fT by automobile to St. Joseph county jail at South where he will nwalt .sen- tenchi; Ualhover was chained to U. S. Marshal Al Hosljiskl, when ho was brought into co urt, Stock Prices NEW YORK, Nov. 15 (UP)— Stocks drifted down loday in late trading while binds mixed and wlieatv was lower. The opening of congress and President 'Roosevelt's speech had no effect on prices A - T. & T H9 1-2 . 30 3-8 9 5-8 The Columbia Valley Authority, for the drainage basins of the ^Columbia and of rivers flowing Into the Pacific north of the California-, Oregon line, would be one of the j ,two new authorities under such n compromise. Whether the other would cover the St. La\vrence- Oreot Lakes nren or the Southwestern Authority—covering t li e basins of the Colorado, rivers flowing into the Pacific south of tlie California-Oregon line and |h Great Basin—Is speculative. Other authorities proposed by Norrls would be the AllanUc Seaboard. Missouri Valley and Arkansas Valley authorities. Tlie TVA record is n slron? talking point for proponents of the Norris bill as Is the'Idea at submitting specific projects In In addition lo the cards being distributed by the postofflce em- nloyes, the city will cooperate in 'lie census by having Mrs. Louise Crane Hller to register anyone between Tuesday and Saturday. These will be relumed to the Blv- Ihevllle postofnce by the regular mall carriers, who will pick them up along with their mall, between tomorrow and Saturday. The Bly- thevllle postofllce must make a re.- Port of these cards by Wednesday I November 2-t. The' work'being done i, ere ls u nart of the prooram l o nnd out now many people In lhe Unlled '"'« nrp unemployed nt this lime. Etelilv thousand postal carriers will distribute lhe cards throughout the milted Slates in the thlru attemnt to have a correct census of the "~ ' U Is estimated Ihnl teen in immln. The Hev. Alfred Cnrflenlor, pus- lor of the First Baptist churcl' lieic,' ofriclutcd. Among those Iium here who ni.lendfd the funeral were: Mr. nn;l Mrs. Robert Blaylock. Mr. and Mrs. W. M Blayiock, Mr. and Mrs. Hnrry FriUiu.s. Mr. nnd Mrs. Tom Howard, Mrs. T. n. uaynes, Mrs. John Buchanan, Mrs..]E. P. Hur- dln, Mrs. Hattle Rifecc,.' , Mrs Theodore. Lognti, Airs. Lp^Jie .Moore smd Mrs. Alfred Carpenter..Mrs. Blaylock, who was formerly Miss Early Petty O f Kcnnetl came to Ulythevlllc In 1015. where she resided until nearly two years ago when she moved lo St. Louis She- was 48 years of ngo She is survived by her husband, A. C. Blaylock of Memphis who was wllh her .when she died as were her son and daughter, A' C. Blaylock jr., and Mrs. Charles Frltzlus, both of SI, Louis Anaconda Cap. Assoc. D. o ............. ;, „.„ . ------ ... Beth, steel . 52 i oi specific, regions ,.to a board which ing Air ...... '' 22 5 8 eorctlcally WouW have "'sc'eri- maximum Boeing Air ' 22 5 8 Chrysler .......... ......... fifi'l^ Cities Service ...... ...'.. 21-4 Coca Cola ........ ,. _____ .'123 Gen. Elec ............... V 41 Mot .............. ,,381-8 Int. Harvest ....'.' 651-4 Montgomery Ward '33 N. Y. Central .'. 19 Packard tific approach and localized representation. Army engineers,.,' with a.' firmly Phillips Pet. Radio Schenly DLst, Simmons 7 1-2 29 1-2 26 entrenched lobby and a distaste for public power development, are opposed "to the Norris plan because It I would take from them jurisdiction ! over Inland navigation flood control ;:°! and other aspects of regional plan-" nlng. Socony Vac 16 1-8 Sid. Oil N. J 48 1-4 Texas Corp 40 3.4 S. Smelt 64 S. Steel <i7 Chicago Wheat Dec. open high 90 1-8 90 l2 low B9 May 901-4 903-4 893-4 893-4 To Wreck Ihe TVA The whole proposal Is involved with the running battle between Roosevelt and the public utilities. Power Interests are sending their shock troops against the Norris plan, claiming It would destroy end displace the private power industry. But aside from Hie proposed St. Lawrence development, contingent on an International treaty, the only area available for large-scale public power development is that of the 89 1-s' Columbia river area, which already close Dec. May Chicago 1 Corn . open high low rlose 535-8 54 1-4 53 3-,8 53 3- the Bonneville and Grand Coulee projects, munlcpal plants In cards will be left at 31000000 homes. Congress ordered (he census us a blue print" of the nation's employment condition and provided S5.000.000 to complete the work Tlie American Federation of Later unemployment stall-sties have sel the unemployed 111 the nel'hbor- hboci of 8.500.000. York Cotton NEW YORK, Nov. 15 (UP)-Colton closed steady. low close Dec. Jan. Mar. May Jul. Oct. open . 778 . 781 '. 78T . 793 800 810 high 784 184 793 799 86i 813 777 781 787 792 798 807 778 781 187 792 797 807 POSTplE Chicago Man Accused Here of Using Mails To Defraud Charles Vavra, 60, of Chicago was arrested here late Saturday' on a charge of using the malls to defraud. He was bound over to the federal grand Jury In n preliminary hearing before United States Commissioner E. L. \VcBt- brooke Jr., at Joncsboro yesterday jmul placed in jail at Osceola after failure, $2,000. He was arrested by police after Chicago authorities had notified Diem thiil Van-it nnd his \vlfc were enroulo to this city nftor having had mall forwarded here When Mre. Vavra called at the pastofflce for mull she was follow : ed to a local hotel where she joined her husband. 'Ho was inv- medlately arrested and held Iqr secret service men from Chicago, who arrived early yesterday. :' Vavra is said lo bo involved, if) a scheme of collecting old accounts and not turning the money ovo'r Locomotive Engineer Critically Injured In Peculiar Accident PRESOO'IT. Ark., Nov. 16 (UP) . -Engineer E, n. W|6C LIU e Rock, of the crack Missouri Pacific s Sunshine Special, suffered critical Injuries lost night when Jio not out of the cnglno to pull n cnr on the mils nml H turned over on him. The train' struck the car at a crossing here u ,,t /ailed lo throw it oir the tracks, wise and other members of the crow got out, to aid tlic occupants removu It. Wise's clothing caught In lhe :ar and he was drugged down tho grade, llnnlly being pinned beneath It. He suftered a broken Ml vis, several broken ribs, a dls- ocalcd collarbone ami crushed nips. Physlclmw at Com Donnell lospltal said they feared ho also received a, spinal injury, .Tl\q Rev. A. B. Brahiun, 60, a Baptist minister and David Hllll negro, who abandoned the car when It stalled .at the, R rode iwss- ' i jme lint,, InJufft), Grass Fires Are Too Prevalent, Mayor Warns Following a series of grass fires, 'hlch have proved costly to the ty of Blylhevjllo, Mayor Marlon Wllllnnu. hns Issued ix warning to those starting fires. There |B a city ordinance against anyono setting fire to grass or leaves after sundown or leaving the scone wliUo-the lira Is burning. Tlw law breakers will 1» arrested and li GET Oullincs Four-Point Legislative Program As Spe- Session Opens cm I WASHINGTON. Nov, 16 (UP)-. I'rosldcnl Hocscvelt ttxlny eommlt- U'd himself lo limited tax law rc- vslon in remove Injustices nnd pro- lioseil to mi oxtrnoi-dlimiv session •>r congress a four-point legislative oroitram as a nrst lino dotense i«nhist "miirked recession hx Indus- trim production nnd industrial purchases." Tho upcclnl session met nt noon 'tier the president conferred with •iii»n«slonn) lenders nnd read to thoin his message. He did not deliver the message to congress in Committing himself to Inx revls- "n to remove Inequities suffered by small business and non soeculnilvo •>vosior«. Mr. Roosevelf reasserted Ms Iwllcf Hint the miorninc court hereaflcr would Interpret the con- ''.Itution more In conformity with' Now Denl Intorprctatloiis to permit operation of proposed farm crop control. ' Four.polnl program Mr. noosevelt nsked congress to oi'ovldc; . 1. Wago and hour legislation. 2. An "nit weather" crop control •woornm. ... , 3. Rcoroanhatlon of executive de- High Tribunal Rules Insurance Company Liable For Double Indemnity LITTLE ROcicTNov. 15 (UP)_ The state suureme court today upheld n decision of the pulaskl County Circuit Court In ruling '"nt the EqultaWo Llfo Assurance '^°t, y of thc UnltN! st «tes In ON.: for double indemnity on policies totaling $15,000 issued to 'b« Me W . R. Dyess. state W PA administrator. Mrs. Margaret Dycss. his widow, brought the milt Dyess was killed in an air crash nt Goodwin, Ark., In January, 1935. Tlie Equitable company had issued the late executive two accident policies, Indicating it was nol liable in cases where death occurred while the Insured was "ngaglng -in aeronautical expeditions or operations." The tribunal "Died that Dyess was not engaged In an "expedition", being a pass- 'nger of a commercial air line "ind that he was not Involved in trie "operation" because he was a passenger. , ( — j ~• -.. ..... uo-uni.ii tyiu mt unLsieu ami to he owners. His arrest was ord- \lrled In municipal court Mayor ered aftei- a complaint made by ,, Williams said today, If more care nhll-non ,,l, u «l.l.,, r physician. Osceola Woman Hurt In Traffic Accident M ri i. Donald Werlz, of Osceola received cuts on her forehead rtnO leg when thc car In which she was riding struck tho car directly in front of it on Horahan bridge Saturday morning. Mrs, Werlz was thrown against tho windshield Mr Wcrtz was driving. Spots closed quiet at 793, off 7 " I Vew Orleans Cotton] WRW ORLEANS. Nov. 15 (UP)- j Three FlTCS Result Cotton closed barely steady. Tlie I I D , 01- I r. ensv trend was attributed to reac- * n "Ml Slight L)amag< tion.': from foreign markets and bearish Interpretations placed On Secretary of Agriculture Wallace's crop proposals. open high low close 791 795 788 780 791 791 791 7DI 797 , BOO 198 796b 803 BOS 801 801 804 811 804 804 Hll 821 811 8H Spots closed steady at 797, off 10. Spot Average Is 7.19 The. average price of 7-8 Inch middling cotton on the 10 spot Dec. Jan. Mar. May Jill. , Oct. Practically no damage was done in two grass fires Sunday and a i root fire this morning. A few shingles were burned In the roof of the K. D. Carpenter home, at 1105 West Ash street, this mornnlg before firemen extinguished the flames. The flre yesterday noon was at the rear of the w. T. Morrison home' at Second and Kentucky. At 3 o'clock yeslerday afternoon the firemen made another run to 615 Lilly street where some grass was ablaze. Seattle and Tacoma and vyldespread I roorkets today was 7.79. the Ely- public power sentiment. Ithevllle Board of Trade reported real purpose of the power Elwlrlc Clock Idea Upset .uw: .L-puHca PHILADELPHIA (UP)-Electric . | clocks "will hardly ever come Into general use, and will always be a •"" novelty for 1882, Family Colony Boasts Village All Its Own STEUBENVILLE, O. (UP) — A flourishing family colony, probably unparalleled anywhere In the country, is located on the edge of this city. It Is called the Myers colony and was started 10 years ago when J. noss Myers decided he would like to have his daughter and five sons living in n village all their own. The family galhered all their available money and bought a plot of 10 acres. The father and each of his six children staked a claim to a part of the Jand and began construction of the first of seven stone buildings erected on the former barren fields. Myers sold the colony was a success because "It shows what brothers and sisters can do if they stick together." Ruir Making Specialist To Give Demonstration Tlic art ot making and dveln rugs, which Is fast becoming one o America's most, pomilnr nasllmes will be demonstrated In Mlsslsslpp county Tuesday and Wednesday Miss Sybil D. Bates of Little Uock state spcclnllst In home Indusl.ry •will b c In charge of demonstration at Dyess tomorrow and at Manila Wednesday. | At Dyess tomorrow she will b" cuest of honor at a meeting pf the County Cquncll of Home Demonstration clubs and at tlio fjanlla meeting of th e Home Demonstration club of that town, other guests will be members of the county council. In addition to nig making and dveln«r. Miss Bates will also demonstrate* the re-caning of cjhnlr bottoms. National planning fov bolter use of nulurjil resources. Mr. Roosevelt pro]K>scd lax "mod- mentions nilcquaU to encourag" urodiictlve eiitertirlso" but explained that he sought primarily to aid -mall business and would oppose 'nx favoritism to the ' corporate form ntiUic expense of Individual or partnership undertaking.' Tho prcsldclil'snld -exorcise of •ordinary prujenco"- would protect tho nation ngnhut prolonged 'business recession. He explained thnt conditions now are not parallel with thoso which prevailed on, tli c . brink of the 1029 depression p(t.: . ' Wants Balanced Budget Mr. Roosevelt reiterated his intention to balance Ihe next fiscal year budget. Ho demanded (hat congress nnd nnd provide new rev- ' enue for any added expenditures authorized now. Mr, Roosevelt definitely prescribed the limits wllhiii ivhtclj amend- Hockey Roster Show* Players Fear "13" Jinx MONTREAL (UP) — Big time hockey players have their superstitions so all hoodoos, Incjlan signs and Jinxes have been avoided, ^Including the fateful number The National Hockey League official list of players numbers for Iho 1937-38 season avoids the unwanted digits on all eight clubs fnd the only missing figure Is tlie number "7" of the Montreal Canadians. V«'MetJiodi»ts To Erect Church BuiWin? The Mcthodlsti of Dvess aro n<? plans to erect a church bulldln? 1 """ wvtlmo during the early part of next year, it has been an-. nounced, Tlie Rev. Lynrnn T. Bareer. - lor of this congregation who was recently returned here for another r'ear bv the Arkansas conference, s heading the movement. The board of stewards Is com- xssed of J. E. McOulre. superintendent of schools there. Mtss Allle c Wilford, principal of Uie hi?h school, Miss Willvne Taylor, secretary to E. S. Dudley, resident manager of the colony, and J. W. Gardner and J. B. Echols, colonists. WEATHER Arkansas—Cloudy wllh occasional rains tonight and probably In east portion Tuesday. Warmer in extreme east portion, colder in west portion tonight, freezing in northwest portion Tuesday; much colder In east and south portions Tuesday night Memphis and vicinity-Increasing abu famous Canadian star, tonight 50 to . ~.». b tV44<5*(t', ,/U IU 3'|, (_ I Tuesday and Tuesday night. colder ment of the capital galim mid losses tax and (he lax on cprpornlion reserves would be acceptable to him. Ho emphasized Ural Vifc sought only removal of Inequities bearing upon small business and upon noirspecu- latlvo investors. "On tho subject of taxation," ho said, "In accordance wllh my suggestion of last spring, committees of congress, with the cooperation of the treasury department, are al-- rendv engaged In studies aimed at elimination of any Injustices in our' tax laws." Mr. Roosevelt said tho problems of railroads and other public ntli- tles were receiving renewed examination but tho president said "thoroughly unsound financlnz, cx- 'enrtini ov'pr many past years," would make railroad nnd other utility problems difficult. General Objectives Jfe renfflrmed the administration's objectives as: 1. Hitjhcr living standards. 2. More .lust distribution of the gains of civilization. 3. Wider distribution of an 1m- menselv enlarged national income 4. Reasonable .profits and fair wages. "Deflation and inflation," Mr. Roosevelt continued, "are equal en- 'mles of the balanced economy that will produce that pro?ressive 'increase hi national Income." Mr. Roosevelt merely reaffirmed Ms agriculture crop control program. the reargnnlzatlon of execute departments and the project i. "•""" r"^in"»l olannln^ bodies o coordinate and recommend bet- er use of natural resources but there was a hint of retreat in his """•-"••' '•wiliest for wage and hours egfslation. "This does not njean," lie said, that legislation must require im- neiiiatc uniform r^lnirmim Jfiur - -^,-,0 "Wdards. That is an ultimate goal.' 1 Mr Roosevelt insisted that' "fm- 1 mediate congressional action Is lecessary to maintain wage Income nd purchasing power "against re- esslvc factors in the general in- iistrlal situation." jp-iniMn Wnee Income He proposed flexible machinery '• oro^ssive adjustment of in- ustry to "better labor conditions" ml Insisted that there must be rstternl coordination, inspection and Investigation to enforce the proposed law.- Us nrlnclple objectives he said, would be: 1. "Banish child labor and project •workers unable to protect them (Continued oa page Three)

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