WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1933 BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PACT nn ov<-r policies and theories of the greatest American depression. In It he c»me out In forthright opposition ' to Die Hoover philosophy and denounced the treaty of Versailles as "unmoral." The popular reaction to Hoover policies, which was to demand a "New Deal" the following year, evidenced Itself then when literally millions of letters poured in commending and criticizing Father Coughltn't" stand. He got letters at the r»U of 400,000 a week. Many prominent Catholics became his enemies and many noted iion- ... . , ., Catholics counted themselves his Omenon OI American Llle friends. Father Coughlln felt this _ I was an encouragement to continue EDITOR'S NOTE: The state- Ills fight. Father Charles E. CougK- lin a Remarkable Phen- mcnls of Father Charlfs K. Coughlin, Detroit's "radio priest," have made him one of the most controversial figures in today's political scene. The following story h' Hie first of two describing Father CouKhlin, his organization, »nd methods. (Copyright, 1933, by United Press) ROYAL .OAK, Midi. IUP>—All American phenomenon—the utter-' ances o[ a parish priest nmpllflcd | into a voice heard 'and read throughout the nation—has emerged from a small one-story frnmc church set back from the main highway liere. It is the voice of the Rev. Fattier Charles E. Coughlln. His words go far beyond the limits of his Shrine of the Little Flower, reach millions of persons, and lift him to a controversial pinnacle. Father Coufhlln's Influence His followers have appropriated his opinions as their own. They have amplified the importance of his politics with a rapidity unequalled outside of America. They have made him an influence on public opinion. They even have provided him with a broadcasting system over which he can speak Ills views without fear of censorship. The beginning was simple. Once Father Coughlm had a parish of some 30 members and a little frame church for which he acted as janitor as well as' priest. He slept in the sacristy. Now an imposing $750,000 stone shrine is being built; he keeps a staff -of approximately 100 clerks busy answering his mail. Vast crowds rally when he speaks. And this change occurred in seven years. 'Hie janitor-priest phase was as recent as 1926. Bishop Gallagher soul him to found a church 14 miles out Woodward Avenue from Detroit. While caring for his tiny parish the idea of broadcasting occurred to him. Organized Own Network Two years ago Father Coughlin organized his own network, now numbering 25 independent stations, and the $8.000 weekly bill is paid for through contributions. On January 11, 1931, the priest delivered a sermon on "Prosperity" that drew him immediately into the maelstrom of controversy Routb and Tumble Battle He denounccd Ule men who reded the co i[ apse( i Insu ii utilities empire, although friends warned him not to. He engaged In a rough-and-tumble battle over the responsibility for closing the Detroit banks which precipitated tlic national banking holiday. He traveled last month to the sidewalks of New York to defend President HERE IS THE Gift of Gifts for SO A HICKOK Belt .Set in a box of genuine Bakelite. Belt of full-grained caw- hide. Buckle of. Hickok Plate (heavy silver plate) with tie-clasp to match. You buy the Belt, Buckle and Clasp for $2.50. and we give you the box—a gift in itself, i . . ..- NEW'MEAD CLOTHINGCO. oosevolt against the criticism of Ifred E. Smith, ami throngs bnt- d to crowd Into the theater here he spoke. 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