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Served by United Press EVIEEE COURIER THE DOMINANT NFAuanAijrco rnn Hirm-pin™ c--n ..^.^ . _ --*afc^™«^H. ^^r THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND VOL. XXXT—NO. 808 niylhcvllle Courier niythevlllc Dally News Blythevlllc Herald Mississippi VitHey Leader ! f i HOME EDITION; m,YTl-IKVII,LK. ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, MARCH 10; ; 1<W5 ST v, *v*- .tf> %° $£d Wiley Post Tries Again tar~Record Stripped of her landing gear, the Winnie Mae is shown her Seeks to Set Seven-Hour Mark for Ocean-!o- Oceau Flighl . LOS ANGELES, Mar. 15 <UI'>— Wiley Post sped eastward today in his monoplane, Winnie Mne, hoping to span the continent In seven hours tmd pnvc Hie way for commercial flights through UK sub-stratosphere. The one-eyed Oklahoma!!, dressed like 11 "man from Mars" find piloting the craft in which he twice circled the globe, took off unexpectedly from Union Air Terminal at Bui-hank nt 0:10 A M. (P. S. T.). The designation to which he hoped to racket at from 350 to 400 miles nn hour was Floyd Dennett Field In New York. To gel the Winnie Mac to a speed of 350 miles an hour or tetter Post was depending chiefly on the thin air at 35.000 feet, where lie expected to ride a tail wind of 50 miles an hour, and reduced n[r resistance through elimination or his landing gear, which he dropped shortly after Inking off. To enable him to stand the sub-zero temperature of the altitude and to provide oxygen to keep him alive Post wore a curious rubber suit topped by nn Annual School Elections aluminum helmet Into whirl, an '„-,.,, n „ , f; Jecllo " s .oxygen jet-nowcd. Will Be Held Through,';' His. fear does not permit' him . , -n • .', T fo'eal, dHnk or smoke. ""(Jill LOUflty lomOlTOW __it jvas I his.' second attempt to sp ,' . .,"- — !•-'..' span the continent. Several weeks' Ballots for school district elec- ago he \vas forced (o land in *io»s, ( 0 te held throughout MIs- Muroc Drj'. Lake. Calif., when an stssippi county tomorrow, reveal oil line broke. . r ; -^— •'•-'- few contests. -f.- ,-»~^v »-A>vj.-:; ^Candidates for director mutinied Declare^ Congress Must . if Si? IS oT Make Up Mind About Post Plans to Land Winnie Mae on "Stomach" Ton, the stratosphere To^and on her ^^^^,^"- ^^^^^ •caches his goal In his attempt to set a mark of seven hour., from IJ knVeles P^' , f achabl, ,.™di,, B Gear a r w moments after ,, e took off ond wln ,1, ™ ^& 0 ^ p ri, T™!, Tt the" bottom of the fuselnoc. ' ',,-.. . : WASHINGTON, Mar. 15 (UP)— NRA Chairman S. Clay Williams' told the senate finance committee investigating the NRA' that ; if business progress Ls 10 be maintained congress must quickly make up its mind as tp the, future of the recovery agency. ''•'' ' '"''•'• Speaking with deliberation and emphasis, William's said' that 'as far as N'RA Is concerned the legislators must determine' which of lira roads tlie.couiUry was to follow. ' : He told the committee that it must decide whether code control of business practices is to continue or whether there is to - be a breakdown- in wage scales, thus setting aside a social pollcv of keeping wages up. • on. bond refunding proposals, and Keiser District No. 31 will vole on Hie. erection of a neiv home economics building. .Voters- of the. Blytheville District No. 5 will cast their ballots at the high school building between 2 and 0:30 P. Af., Saturday. Most of the other districts of the Life Begins a( #5 FIDDLETOWN. Gal. (UP)—Life begins at .85 for William Brown And what a lifs!' Brown, for 25 years iiostmasler here, resigned so he may devote his attention to development of his gold mine in El Dorado County. New York Cotton NEW YORK, March 15 (UP)— Cotton closed very steady. open high low close 1106 1106 103G 1108 1115 1122 1102 1117 1115 112-1 1108 1119 10G5 1080' 1004 1071 1075 1085 1071 1031 1017 1090 107G 1087 Slcady ot 1150 ' •""' Mar May July .. Oct. .. Dec .. .'an .. Spots changed. • . New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, March 15 (UP) —Cotton cIoscS steady. open high 'low close . 1097 1097 1034 , 099b Mar May July Oct Dec Jan 1113 1111 1115 1103 1119 1119 1101 ins 1075 1019 10G7 1076 1083 1086 1075 1031 1087 1090 1034 1084 15. Chicago Corn open high low close May 78 1-2 70 5-8 78 1-8 79 1-8 two of these, Stlllman District No. 55 and iwiiltton- District No. 19, are; there contests. -Three /districts- Kill hold referenda. . Wilson District No. 25 aiid . Cornell District No. 0 vote county also at lite schoolhouses. Candidates for the two vacancies on the boartl of the Blythc- ville district are C. W. Afflick, seeking re-election, and Dr. H. C. Sims, nominated for the place now held by Charles Lemons, who declined to be a candidate tore-election. Candidates whose, names will appear on the ballots in other districts are: Osceola District No. 1—C. C. Bowen and H. J. Hale, both seeking re-election. Luxora District No. 2 -James Gwaltncy, seeking re-election, and . R. C. Lnngston. Whllton District No, 19— P. A. , — . Billiard, J. T. Wlgley nnd G. A , . . Looney (two to be elected). Reiser Distrirt No. 31— R. Robinson <two vacancies to filled). . be Burdctte District No. 35— G. F. Scrape and S. God, both seeking re-election. Etowah District No. 36-Jlmmie Davis and Bennic Jackson. Stillnian District No. 55— L. J. Spears, j. B. Herndon, 'J. p. Hollman. G. G. Neat and w, S. Lee. Messrs. Holimim and Neal are seeking re-election. Three directors ore to be elected In this district. Three Seek Mayor's Offer To Exchange Silk For Cotton Is Refuser] WASHINGTON, Mar. is tup)- The United States has rejected an offer from Italy to barter 100,000 bales of law cotton for 00000 bales of Italian silk, the United PI-CM learned exclusively today. Italy -rnnde the offer sonic months ago in (he belief that it would remove, surplus stocks from both countries.-. The Italians pointed out that the DnJtetJ states holds large cotton slocks in the .face of a declining export market. They said Italy did nol have the ex- ehange to pay. for cotton It needed but that f-fie exchange" problem could be (ivolderi bv the bargain. County- Collectors To Lose Land Fund Fee LITTLE UODIC, Mar.' If, (UFV)— Count}' collectors will lose the two per cent-fee-oh land fund col- lectloiis under a senate appropriation : bill passed in the closing days '-or the fiftieth general i os- £pinbly,-:it was- learned today. " ' The bill, providing appropriations for settlements' 1 : wllh all county olliolals, require. 1 ! county treasurers to send the: land fund ••collections-to. the slate treasury twice a month. Previously the county treasurers turned the money over to the collectors who have held It as long as a year, then . turned it over ip (lie state treasury and obtained a 2 per-cent fee for their handling. In some Instances the funds have teen short In the final sct--> tlemeiik with (he stale, requiring sometimes 'difficult adjustments. The closing section of the appropriations bill Is exncctf-d to eliminate this difficulty. BELIEF KillCE5 Island Bootleggers Strike Back, Riddle River Boat Islnml 20 moonshim>rs . S |,., lck - Oiick tcxlay, apparently to ave.iRi; « rnld singed ouiipi. ( |, ls WC(>k on their Mlsslsslmn river stroni'- hold, when they riddled n boat owned, by liox linker, Onlmnin lo' mid mi the Island, willi iltl ( > bul- li't.s. Tin; liquor makers have prevented persons who claim ownership Strachey Fights U. S. Bar as Red roposid Promises Ear \ r , f , „. . n ? ,""*""* "'"' C" 1 "" ownershl uicl ol LOIIB 'hunt Over;° r Iaml on lho is'n»»i, from c. Work Bill S" B ,,J.r c f^, "'. »«'Property WASHINGTON, Mar. 15 <UP>— Supporlci-s of the prevailing wage amendment hesitatingly conceded defeat todny but. lushed out. at . senators who went over (be lo the compromise \vn[;c proposal evolved 'by administration leaders to gel the $-1. 880 ,000,000. . ' Senator Pat McCnrrim (Dem., Nev.l, (mthor of the prevailing ivage . amendment, a center of controversy for weeks, was determined, hy,v<!vi!i', to "(jo djiwn fighting." . With tlie sennle. operating under in-'. Mutilation of debate, Senator HllCy .p. Ixjuj, (Dm,,., Ln,) |5 C p|, up » running lire on Senator Roii- ert P. Wagner (Dem., N. Y.) and other senators who voted Im- the amendment on February 2) but who. have since switched to the compromise olTcral by Senator Richard B. Russi'll, Jr., (Dem., A vote was expected this afternoon. The'compromise, In brief, would require tho president la set relief pay scales which would not drive other wages down, and. with prevailing wages set only for. public building, projects, immediately, several senators who hnd biick- ed the McCarran amendment Indicated , they would vote aflalnslJ It 'and.: for the Russidl rotnpfnl mkp t '. Wilson and Grain Are . Again Named Trustees n,' E. L. Wilson Jr., and J. II. Grain have again been elected nnd appointed trustees of Lee Wilson ...... have defied them on more than one occasion, forcing then, off the Island when they Journey. ed there. U. S. agents, officers and . . , crs an a number ' of landowners combined In n raid on die island Ihls week, desli-oylng w to stills. puns Bailey Rules House Committee May Share Senale Appropriation LITTLE ROCKTivrar. 15 (UP>- Thc senate holdover committee can use IU funds tp hire mem-' Jlci-s of -the house Holdover committee, thereby Insuring delivery by (ho fiftieth to Qov. J M Pine Bluff Man of nil bills general assembly „, „„,. „. lv , Futrell before expiration of ihe 20-day -limit. Ally. Clcn. carl E Bailey ruled today. Tiie senate holdover committee pay Is assured In . a balance of some $4,000 left from the ' appropriations for pxpcnses passed at the first pi th'S session, The house used. hJI.'Jli' funds atirlrig. the session and a" $7,000 supplementary appropriation ..to pits' the holdover committee, and: take care of other Incidentals was defeated by the senate the closing clay of the session, '• ; '. ; >. Unless the 'commltlec;works 'and prepares the measures for dcJiv- —r-i-------n I>M-'*»-I.I UL LJL'C viiisun ery to (he -governor man*' lm- and company, the trust estate ere- portent bills will die 20 days after atcd tiy the late R. E. L. Wilson' the close of the session yestcr- sr., for the 12-montlis period end- day. '= "' FcuiUiiry, 1930. Senator Roy Mllum, of Harrison Mr. Wilson and Mr. Grain have dealt of (he senate, said the served us trustees since the death members could work and submit of the elder Mr. Wflson In 1833. claims nt the next session of Ihe Prior to his death Mr. Wilson was legislature. , rngng te total to around $45, for tobacco tax evasion. Covington was arrested bv Bill Armstrong, patrolman out of the revenue commissioner's office when the latter found about six cartons of unstamped Job at Leachville . .*.. F i,n l;[gulL-UL-3 m Covmgton's car soon after he crossed the Arkansas line front Missouri. Covington would probably not have been molesled, it was stated had he not attempted to upbraid officers at the revenue department permit station, near the state line, when they stopped him foi questioning. He was taken into custody here sifter he had been offered a receipt for his cigarettes and told he might proceed to Pine Bluff but had refused to accept such a proposal, claiming he had been "hi-jacked," officers stated. He pale! off after the fine was assessed and proceeded on his way. minus cigaretles. Robert Furr, negro, was bound' over for assault with intent to kill. Furr Is charged v£h the shooting of Tim Wesley, another negro, climaxing an argument that arose (luring a negro ball game lost Saturday. Wesley was not. serious- ,ly hurt, (urning to "speak to another negro Just as Furr fired, the shot grazing his chest. Early Williams, negro, was fined CLEVELAND (UP)—Little Luclle Shirley Crenshaw had one upper tooth when she was born Feb. 21 and has two lowers about to F. F. Covington of Pine Bluff was fined 525 in municipal court here yesterday, costs bringing the MAGNOLIA PETROLEUM COMPANY Advocating oC CoinmuuiHt doe- trlnea led (o the tcclmicnl nrresl, as nn undesirable alien, ot Evelyn John Slracliey, nbovo, noted English aiiihor, after lila lecture hi n Jewish teinnlo In Ci'loncon, oxcluslvo ClilcaKo suburb. Denying that ho liad urged overthrow ot any government by force, Stracbey declared lie would llclit duQorttuiau. IE OF IN COTTON Senate Agriculture Com mitlee Endorses Proposal of Senator Smith WASHINGTON, Mar. 15 (TJP>- Tlie senate agriculture commute- 'odny apprri'H-l K '• : Hr ; '.«h .-ciniii 'Ion, fp;' seu'aol-lnwJWtimiitf -auscs of the'break'lit the co'ttV •nnrkct on-March 11, ' ... The resolution •'icarrles n $25,OI>' ^Dproprialkm and must be approv •d by tho committee on midl •hd.control before It can'be'linger' oy; tho '.senate, • Cha'lrmin 'Ellison D. Smith o 1 '.he agriculture committee ollero-' 'he resolution yesterday In tlv -ennte where Itmnedlate action wa- blocked by Minority Lender Char !es L. McNary. Never before In history," Srnfl' •aid, I'has Ihcre been such an im vnrranted Ijrenk .In She market' ! Makes Bond On Anarchy Charge Pending Appea' FORT SMITH,. Ark., Mar. 15 (F Pi—Horace Bryan, Commonivealf college graduate,'was released o- bond froiti Sebastian county Ja 1 ' fodtiy pending hts aiiiwal on nr nnarchy conviction In conncctio' with an FERA workers strike her- last month. The appeal -bond was made h< tlie Nattoiifll Surety company o'; New York. The same firm mad bond last week, for Claud c Wil Hams, former Parts, Ark., sena tor, who was held on a charg of barratry. Bryan was sentenced lo si- months Imprisonment and finct $500 • by Municipal Judge J. t Gnllagcr, for his part In the labo uprising. l "'^ """titus, negro, was lined ••• '"<" '"** 'w>i 11)84 LEACHVILLE, Ark.—Quite a bit $25 on a charge of petit larccnv spots closed steady at 113S. off of 'merest is being manifested In' He was convicted of stealing o --..vii.it,. 10 ut mg iiEmmi^LLU in **^ \\lli> lUilVlClCCI Ol the coming city election, (o be small quantity of corn held April 2. ' Three have announced for may- I or, three for recorder, nnd seven Mexican ProffiS lor alderman, as follows: " ' Mayor. Eugene Shnncyfelt. tar( Chicago Wheat May 9°- P l'V oSTfi I'M'4 oiT TiT' El ' BC11C Shnncyrell. Earl ^««s«s«s»^ra a «^°r ! u'« If , nfficc (m a IM«I term. J. L. Witham, and W. L. tuber; for alderman, F. P. Fisher, A. G. Taylor, red Alexander, Luther Oib- uius, Jess Hcalhcox, Walter J. Cox, new men, and M. Honmoll, Is i& .7.11 • 74 1-4 7S 3-8 14 74 70 sa ",. now me »' a ™ M * " "-"(seeking a second term. Hanged by Rebel Group MEXICO Cn-Y. Mar. 15 (UP) — RebeLs hanged Prof. Silvestre Gonzalez and loft his body dang- Iniit from a tree wllh a placard on It reading: "po r i eac i, lllg so . ciallstic eijucation," n dispatch from Jojutla, In Morales, said today. - -• • '^^f<^^f^i\^ii\4 | in j v-lLL_r^ |N CVlARGE OF THE LOCAL MAGNOLIA PETROLEUM Pl_fW SIMCE 1931 - THE.Y HA\JE A MU^BEfV OF STrtTIGN U E ?Fr-^ B LYTHEV/I LUE A.ND SAY THEIR BUSIUE IS VERY GOOD HERE, AMD EXPECTS TO IKJ- -CREASE THEIR VOLUME GUSATLY FOR 1935^— -v" , ) — 'yes SIR.BlJElNESSJ COWDITIC^S „_ , ••" '"e w_itNut-iL METHOD OP LUBRICATING YOUR CAR. THE WORK is DONE 8YTRAIWED MEM ACCOROIMG TO A CHART FOR YOUR .PARTICULAR MAKE OF CAR _, , I.VOOODSOM .. RRM BELIEVER IN 6LYTHEVILLE ISA Negro Finds Chickens Hard to Account fo : The efforts of Bynum Cooper negro, to give a reasonable ex- •Jlfmalton of hts presence up a lark- alley in thn middle of the nigM n-llli a .sackful of chicken- 'lung across his shoulder failed to win his freedom when Patrol- mnn John Foster collared him last night. In jail Cooper confessed thef of the chickens and named two illegcd accomplice;. The lattc- were Jailed but police admittcc 1 they had little evidence agains' them, • ' AUSTIN, Tex. (UP) _ Texas Danger, humor magazine publish•d at the University ol Texas ha^ •iccn judged one of the four best m America, it was announced here. WEATHER ARKANSAS—Partly cloudy nnd warmer In east portion tonight. Saturday cloudy. Colder in north- vest portion. Memphis and Vicinity—Fair and armor tonight. Saturday cloudy Ratn Saturday night. The maximum temperature here estcrday was 65, minimum 38, lear, according to Samuel F. Noris, official weather observer, Wage New Fight Today Prevent Spread of Floo Waters Five breaks this morning In t ^l. Francis river levcc north 'Ccnnetl, Mo., released water th ''coded perhaps 15,000 acres. limklin county fnrm land a ".enticed a much laiger area •oulhern Dunklln county and >nti!h;ead county, Arkansas; Exteiii of the prospective flc 'ainage depends to a largo d ree upon the outcome of a fig MIW bclitB waged-to hold Dunk ounty levee number Tom T -atcr released by this momln: •rcnks Is flowing Into what •nown as the Vanjey tlvei bus 'evce number four holds it fro Dreading over southern Dunk: -oiinly and down into the caste District of Cralghead county I 4 'evee Is weak .however, nnd vl Jones, Kennett- levee coium loner, told the Cornier NeivS • "lephonc this afternoon that' •teak was retired. This County Not Threatened , The Dunklln'. county sittiatl 'oldsjpto serious th'icat to 1' . '?slpi!T county, d. Q Redman, •n-alnage pisti-lqt. 17, told t Courier News. The natural com f water, released by a break Dunklln levee number four woi 'w n-est of leaelivllle, he ^ald T -Iclnlty of Moitetto, In Cralghe ounty, would probably suffer, old, but It Is not likely that mu . f : any.' of : .lho;.water will cor Itp th'Li _cotintj^v, ! •'-No new cause .Itpr alarm 01 he rtslng level-of Big Lake h 'eveloped, Mr.' ReMan seld Tl •ause at 'Air Highway IB bfld ng,' a rise' of tfV/cfot and 1 thr? -enths In* 22 hours." The pred Ion still la that the lake w rest' next week at about 249 P ,'rols are bslng maintained on t ••Ug- Lake "'icvfii! : r ; im<l*'preparatlo -re being made to sundbag f,e pots, but n break Is not antl nated. Army 1 engineers are co-o iratlng with boats and oil -qulpment, crews of men a ivallable at short notice, and -t -ituatton generally | s not rc'gard is alarming. 300 Leave Homes Tlie first break hi the.' lev north of Kennett occurred at abb 7 o'clock this morning It was ft 'owed at short ,lntei\als by fo ithers, two of which rapidly t alned a width of BOO feet.'All' 'ho breaks are within a 3,000-fc trctch of levee. The most nort Tly one Is about thiee and On 'talf iB'lles north of -Kennett. Residents of the area In t lath of the water had been war M! of their danger. There was •oss ot life and little loss of L, •itock. Mr., Jones estimated tr ~erhaps 300 pcrsr 4 -g had be 'orced t oleave their homes, vas much more alarmed over I possible results of a break In let lumber four, to the south. The St. Francis river is at t 'tighcst stage in Us history; » 'ones said. Its stage at St. .Fra •is, Ark., .where it is near a ere vas 28.2 shortly before noon.-.T 's about a foot above the high •tage reached in any previc lood. Tlie report at Kertnett at na •oday was that the levee '.rown's Ferry, about 10 nil icrth of Kennett on the Ar •ttsas side, was about to go o Tltis would relieve the presst Msewhcre to some' 'extent a might avert a break In leyee fo on Ihe Dunklln County slfe The work of caring for refuge was being done by Red Crpis'a uallonal guard workers, aided townspeople. The crest of the flood -has n vet been reached but Ifaj. 0. Raines. In charge of the nation guard detachment, expects it pass before tomorrow. I!cd Cross Aids Refugees ST. LOUIS, Mo., Mar. 15 (UP) llid-west headquarters of the Am rican Red Cross announced toda] t was caring for more than 4; "00 flood refugees in seven MisJ curl and Arkansas counties anj hat the number was expected fr reach more than 6,000 by nighl, Gravity of the situation was reo ognlzed - but It was emphajfzel hat tht5 flood Is not as serloU is some in recent years. ; The mast critical situation to day was at Kemtett, Mo., when' ireaks in the levees of the Sf Francis river sent waters ove owlands. • • Refugees there totaled only a >rlor to the break but.were ex) pccted to aggregate 1,600 V tight, the Red Cross estimated,.;

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