BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NKWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND BOUTIIEASr MISSOURI VOLUME XXXIV—NO. 250. Blytheville Courier BlythevWe Hrolb Blythevllte Dnlly News Valley Leader HLYTHICVILLK, ARKANSAS, KlilUAV, JANUARY 7, 11138 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENT* Says Measure Shows Same Partisanship of Reconstruction Days Jan. 1 (UP)— Senator William E. Borah (Rep., Ida.) today condemned the anti- lynchlni' bill as ah unwise and unconstitutional attempt t o "sit in juciement" on the southern states. Eorah, speaking on the second (lay of a filibuster against the bill said it \vould do more harm than "I contend that the southern people have met the race prob- Juii and dealt with it with more patience and success than any people ever dealing with a slmll- lur problem," he said. Against Policy of Bill He recalled that in the past he had op;:osed the anil-lynching blli as unconstitutional but thai he nas vigorously opposed to the policy of the , legislation, even if it were constitutional. ''I want to invite your consideration of the wisdom of this sectional measure," Borah said. "It is an attempt of states, free from the race problem, to sit in harsh judgment on sister states. It is proposed to condemn these states because they have failed to solve a problem. "It proposes that the federal government shall enter Into a stale and prosecute the duly elected officials of a state from governor down. "I think that calls for a review of history and a recalling of some unpleasant, facts. ._. JUci^U,. Constitution Days • Bbrah^ Reviewing the .bafl'igrb'uKU ,ot the - southern p'rb'i- —leia-^rtcafled the Reconstruction days. ••'-•-••' "I have always felt the Reconstruction period in many re- specis is the most regretable in our history," Borah said. ?'l)ad Lincoln lived it might have bien one of-the most pleasant-periods, it/would, have beei free frem, blind partisanship. "This measure bears the same partisan brand ol the Reconstruction, measures," Borah said. "Ar- giimenls made In its favor are the same that were made In defense of the Reconstruction measures, 1 lie .contended. '"Nations are held together b: the mutual ' resjisct of various sections,". Borah declared, asking lhat "old scars not be lacerated s'galn'." • • • Doomed ( 0 Fall .'"History has proven that the measure will be a failure," Borah said. . Borah said that the south was confronted with a race problem "never equalled In history." He quoted statistics to show thai criminal offenses among 'negroes were more frequent in the north than in the south. "The number of negroes in the south owning homes and the value of their land has increased," he said. The work of the southern people hns been to encourage the acquisitions of negroes for upon thnt principle the participation in and responsibility of his government depends." "In all things thai make for advancement of the race the north has shown no Improvement over the south, and now because \ve have the power—because we have the votes—we propose to call these states before the bar of Justice and condemn them after 150 years of seeking to solve the problem. "After 150 years we are going to say that home rule has broken down. Why? Because eight ne- groes were lynched last year." Blast KiUs Three; Four Are Jailed ET-IBABETHON, Term., Jan. 1 (UP)—Ths explosion of "at least a case" of dynamite today Wl)i>;l the three children of Harmon Gouge, conlfaeii slayer of Arnold Tcllett. and critically Injured m?e'E wife. The blast occurred at the Oouge home at nearby Hampton, while the family still slept. The house was wrecked. Sheriff J. M. Moreland salj he •lad arrested four persons. including Tollett's sister, and was bolding them for questioning. D for Uneini loyment lknr.fiis FULL FIH TO GJ. Injuries Received In Acci-[ ..dent Christmas Night Cause Death G. W. Owaltney, 67 year old butcher, died at the Blytheville Waiting patiently hospital at 12:35 o'clock this afternoon from injuries received in a long shuttling luit.Uhcsc S< Paul, Minn.,; ivorkiw,, nre setklm- in roister 101- unemploymcnt insurance benefit,, payment ol UHOi Is Bu ltlng undo,w,,y ,„ 2 , stnU ,; BH( , Ul , when he slipped on wet pavement i oi Col "» lol «- Payment of $500.000,000 in these utmefils is « line jof self-defense aea Christmas night. Funeral arrange-' ment which is expected to help curl) the' busline I-WMI™, lYlOntc T^ort tint Uonlt nnmn>[.,nrl, ' ': ' n.^.ii.1 IUII, Dlslrln at- fulling einploy- had not been completed! late today but services will probably be held Sunday afternoon. A native ol Hornbeak, Tenn., Mr. Gwaltney was reared near Ills birthplace but came to Blytheville a number of years ago.; He had been employed by Herman Walpole store for past several years. He was taken to the hospital immediately after his accident, which, occurred on West Ash street. His hip was fractured and he also had internal injuries which caused hls : death. '.' • - '- "' •He is survived by two brothers, D. L. Gwaltney, of Osceola, and Jake Owaltney, of Memphis. Swift Funeral home, of Osceola, is in charge of funeral arrangements. Future Farmers Will Broadcast Over KLCN A special radio program over station KLCN will be presented by Chapter No. 48 of the Future Farmers of America of the local high school tomorrow morning. The broadcast, which will begin at llo'clock, will outline some of the work of this organization. Germans "Find" 65,000 Freezing In Cleveland BERLIN, Jan. 7. (UP) — The German press launched a vitriolic attack today upon the Roosevelt government, coupled with fantastic dispatches printed under a New York date describing the misery of 65,000 Cleveland residents slarving and freezing in the e rs Number Will Be Steadily Increased; Work , Payroll,$55^ Weekly There are now 110 workers, exclusive of the training personnel, employed at the new Rice-Stlx factory which opened here early in November with a working force of ten women and girls. This number will be continued to be steadily increased as quickly as the workers are laught by ihe supervisors, who have been sent here by the company which operates the factors'. Although no estimate can be made as to how many will be employed within six months. Jack Thro, superintendent, has announced that the number will be increased steadily. The workers are being paid one dollar a day during the first few months they are being taught. This payroll of more than $550 weekly does not include the salaries of the supervisors and other employes of the factory. Negroes Given Death ] Penalty For Attack MARION, Ark., Jan. 7..—An elderly Negro voted with n white men here last night to send two numbers of his own race to the electric chair on a charge of raping a white girl. The death verdict came at the end of a one-day trial In Crllt#n- dcn county's old courtroom, pni^cV ed with' tense spectators.- 'Hii?*jurors required seven minutes > to reach a verdict. The convicted Negroes appeared before Judge Nell Killough to hear sentences pronounced before being sent to the stfite prison farm at Tucker. The electrocutions were sel for February 8. Walter Courtney New Dunlap Store Manager W. L. Phillips, who came here several months ago as manager of the new Dunlap company store, imil Mrs. Phillips, have gone to Bridgeport, Texas to reside. Walter Courtney, who was ready connected wllh the firm here, is now manager. Postal Receipts Show Gain For Three Years The Blytheville postofficc has ihown a steady gain in gross receipts during the past three years, t has ben announced by Herman oss. prostmasler. In 1937, thc receipts were $«,- Iowa's First Band Traced DBS MOINES, la. (UP) — Tile Federal Writers project has dis- Joc D. Adnir, 21' Man, Qiw. of Crew I Air Liner Makes Forced Landing Without Mishap NKW AUK, N. J., Jim. 1 (UP) •An Amirlciin airlines llagshlp i.kitpor plinv.', cnrryliiR live pns- .'iu'!i|i(!]>-, iiui-li! u form] hmdlug in .( iimvsh I'tirly today ivflei- missing V:.i' Innillnfj fluid ut Newark nir- l>ovt. Mono of tin? iXLsr.cMint. 1 !'!; nor ci'ew pi' of Ihrci- v;us iDjmril. Only Hie IVaCllO ,*hlp'; undi'ramluKEr \vus dnmas/ed, () f nil- line oHIdats .snld. HAN DIKOO. Cnllf., Jan. 'I (l)l>> -•The disappearance at sea of al !m!)i? boinUng l>l«ue with « crew of • :<'\ui men loilay caused an ex-! -•Itliiu turn In (In- navul maneuvers thnt have proceeded oil thc const hi secrecy (or almost three weeks, n .-, T "Sovrn-p-Foiir, the newest ami IX'IoW rrCCZlllU most powerful type of u (Iglitnu - - nli-bmu, WHS lost somewhere nUontj SOD miles oft the coast, II wnsi cneuisi'd lii the iimui'uvcra doing wlinl niival officers described i«s "security patrol." Every resource of the navy w.in thrown iiilo the search, which was Interrupted today by the loss of a young cadet who tell from n plane Inlo the sea In the same area where the scores of scarchina planes and jiblp.i were congregated. .Iclfcrsun Oily Boy I.oat Nnvy dispatches said the cudcl whn toll overboard wns Scoll p. Roosevelt Appoints Him lo London Post; Makes Other-. Changes. \ WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 (UP)— President Roosevelt - today nominated Joseph P. Kennedy to be ambassador to drent. Brltnfn. He also nominated Hugh E. Wilson, assistant secretary of state, to be ambassador lo Germany and' Norman Armour, present minister Adair's Parents Are Living At Stubtown C AIIUTH ERSVILLE, Mo.. Jan. 7.—Joe D. Adalr. 2t-yenr- old radio operator aboard thc naval bumbcr missing ofl the Pacific const, is n son of Mr. and Mrs, J. L. Adalr, rural mcrclmnts aT Stubtown, two ;nllos west of here. Young Adalr was .always among the upper third of 1(1,1 class in his studies, graduating from Caruthersvllle high school al the age of IB. He .enlisted in the nnvy at Poplar Bluff In March, 1S33. hires Over Entire State Are Forecast lly Hulled Press Qcciuiloimt traces of snow were reported In tlio central part of the state today ns the predicted recession in temperature gripped Arkansas In a new cold wave. Forecasts for lows ranging from 20 to 2(1 degrees were madi; by the weather burcnu at Little Rock for Hie entire state (onlglit, Arkansas shivered under free/Ing tempera- lures last night, according to reports from , wwitlipi' burcnu • tensions. Tli<( prediction (or tomorrow !n- dlctites that no Immediate relief from the current cold wave Is In sight, nccorillng lo federal observers in the capital city. They promised "below freezing tonight, Saturday fair" with i rlre In tcmpornlure pvnrllrlcd onl. . r or dm northwest pardon which Is expected to have a low of ?i degrees tonight. Hawkins of Jefferson City, Mo. It was not slated whether he was engaged In thc search when he was lost. Although the plane carried one to Chile io f most efficient radio trans- r n » n ,i, t i i ambassador to m itte,-s no message came from Us At the sumo time he announced transfer of Joseph E. Da vies ambassador lo Soviet Russia, to be ambassador lo .Belgium, probably I" the spring. Holt Viewed As Likely Gubernatorial Candidate LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. Jnn. 7. (UP)—with rumors ' current that Governor Carl E. Bailey might not be physically able to seek re- Jan. Mar. May Jul. Oct. Mrs. Mollie Bradley Dies Thursday Night Mrs. Mollie Lou Bradley, a rest dent of Blytheville for many years, died at eight o'clock lost night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Ogle, 408 North Fifth street, where she had resided for several years. She was 69 years of age. Funeral arrangements are In complete but services will prob ably be held Sunday and burial Is to be made at Elmwood cemetery. Mrs. Bradley was the widow 01 O. W. Bradley, who died here eight years ago. She Is survived by a sister, Mrs. Lizzie B. Harris, of this city, and a brother, John Hopper of Clarkton, Mo. Cobb Funeral, Home Is in charge) ol funeral arrangements. Stock Prices NEW YORK, Jan. 7, (UP)- Prlces receded on Ihe stock exchange today when profit taking was attracted by three days ad- rance. Trading was around yesterday's level. A. T. &. T. 147 1-4 Anaconda Copper 33 1-2 Associated D. G 7 Beth. Steel 617-8 Boeing Air 32 1-2 Chrysler 515-8 Cities Service 2 General Electric 423-4 General Motors 3 Int. Harvester 65 1-2 Montgomrey Ward 33 3-i N. Y. Central 17 1-8 Packard 47-! Phillips Petrol 41 5-3 Radio 63., Simmons 26 3-_ Socony Vacuum 21 1-4 Schenley Dist 15 3-8 Jan Standard of N. J 49 7-8 ^ ar ' Texas Corp 42 1-3 ^ a 5 T U, S. Smelting , es 1-2 Jul ' Steel Garter Invented CLEVELAND (UP) — A garter , 390.64, compared to $39,817.41 for tliat cloes » ot Wnli tlle le £ and 1m- 936 and 536,575.12 for 1935. Wew York Cotton NEW YORK, Jan. 7. (UP)— Cotton closed steady. open high 843 843 . 850 852 857 864 871 874 860 867 872 875 Dec. . Spots closed steady changed at 858. low 842 846 852 857 867 869 and close 843 848 855 860 869 872n New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 7. (Up)— Cotton futures closed steady and unchanged today, to two points down. open high low close 850b 858 866 U. S. Steel 57 i.,j Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, 111., Jan. 7. (UP)—Hogs: receipts, 9,000. Top, 8.65 Heavy weights, 8.50-8.65 Ma >' Light weights, 7.75-8.50 Jul Bulk sows, 6.50-8.75 Cattle: receipts, 800 Slaughter steers, 5".50-11.25 Mixed yearlings, heifers, 6.00-7.50 Slaughter heifers, 5.25-9.25 I Beef cows, 5.00-6.00 May Oct. Dee. 850 861 869 877 819 884 864 871 877 880 884 Spots closed steady at 858 866 871 877 884 P«de Ihe flow of bloo;i has been patented by Edgar c. Loeber, of Cleveland. The new garter fits like the clamps used by bicycle riders around their legs. It is made of thin steel coi-fret) with cloth. I don't know whether Ihe Hollywood picture actors have Improved in the lust few years or if I'm Jest bcginnln' to get acquainted with 'em, but anyhow my estima- 1 lnc ECI V<td. It thnt closed that th c first recorded ap- *(™ tloe " f^ s ^'"""er or run for pearance of n band In lown was at Davenport in 1841. II consisted of a bugler and clarinet, player, who furnished thc musical Inspiration for the first territorial Whig convention at the LeCtaire house. The Nnvy Depatment in Washington snid (he craft was piloted by Lieut. Truman Ernest Carpen- ler, with Aviation Cadet Philip O Drowning as co-pllot. Cttrpcnter Is from El Paso, Tex., and Pus- sumpslc;, VI. Browning is a native of Lees Summit, Mo. Enlisted men on board, included: Edgar Anglantl, aviation chief machinist mate, 37, Norfolk, Va. G. A. Mills, 22, radioman, third olns-s, Prescott Mich. C. C. Creech 22, aviation machinist mate, third class, Richland, N. Y. a number of county politicians! William Erbe, 52, aviation chief were looking to Attorney General machinist mate, San DIcgo, Cal Jack Holt ns their next best bet. Joc D. Adnlr, 21, radio man The attorney general's entrance! " llr d class, Caruthersville, Mo. Into the gubernatorial race agninsti Secrecy Around Mishap iv. A. Cook, former Pulaski county Warships and fighting arlcraft judge, would leave (lie field for fcc K"" their search shortly after the present, office oper Donliam. sixth district _____________ _. ______ v,'lio is known to have nmbltionsi Secrecy enveloped details of the for the place. 11 to Predl tne P' one dropped out of radio prosecutor,! communication with other craft. Final Rites Held For John F. Humes, 67 Funeral services v wore held yesterday afternoon ' for John p. Humes, ti7, who died Wednesday night at his home at Victoria. The Rev. Homer Bryant officiated and burial was made at North Sawba cemetery. Mr. Humes, who was a native of Kentucky, came to Mississippi county ia years ago. He Is. survived by his wife, Mrs. Margaret Humes and three sons, Ben p. Humes and Oeorgo Humes, of Roseland, and James R, Humes, of Chicago. Hamin Funeral Home was In charge o/ funeral arrangements. To Says Federal Payments Be Larger, Total Income Lower Damages For Maintenance of Dam, Flood Gate Sought OARUTHEHSVILLE, Mo., Jan. 7.—A damage suit tor $1000 has been filed in circuit court against Robert O. Sharp and Loyco Shnrp, by Harry aim Irene Keener, following n recent decision of the State Supreme Court, affirming a ruling of the circuit court here In 1035, which enjoined the defendants from maintaining a con- ircle dam and flood gate across a bayou north of this city on what li known as Morris Lake. The Injunction sol out that the dam prevented surface water flow- 'ng from Morris (Big) Lake into WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 (UP)— Hie department of agriculture disclosed plans todny for a cotton acreage reduction program, dc- Jguctl to hold 1938 production to 10,500,000 hales. The Agricultural • Adjustment Administration hopes to remove between 8,000,000 and 9,000,000 'acres of cotton from cultivation this your, leaving approximately 26,000,000 acres to be planted. The 1937 cotton loan and subsidy program already binds farmers who received either a loan, or subsidy to comply wilh whatever reducllon program the' AAA announces for this year. $230,000,000 From Government ' II. R, Tolley, AAA. tidmlnl5tra T .01-, snld the administration would have at least $230,000,OOH100,- " 030,000 for soil conservation and ' 1130,000,000 for subsidies—for payment to cotton farmers UUs 'fall. This would bo equal to more than $25 per acre removed from cultivation, by fur the largest amount ever available for a cotton pro-: gram, Tolley said. Dnistlo acreage reduction IE necessary, officials said, to balance production lo demand. Will Not Equal 1937 Income Tolley sM a 1036 crop of- 10,- idfl.OOO bales nt nine cents a pound .vould give, farmers an income fir only $112,600,000 from their cot-. Ion compared with an estimated $821,157,000 from the 1937 crop. ' Thus, ho said, cotton Income next year-^lncluding »230,000,000 In governmont r.payments-^would •• not ajual income f./rom.-the 1937 crop. The subsidy --payment -of 1 tlivee ents a pound on the 1937 crop lowevor will not be • paid until ompltance with the 103B AAA, re- liction program Is prpi'e'n. Valter Pinkney Jones Dies at Outwood, Ky. The remains of Walter Pinkney 'ones, World War veteran who Jled at a veterans hospital at Out- *ood, Ky., Tuesday, arrived here- his morning. Funeral arrange- - ieiils aro Incomplete but service; vill not bo hold until next Wed- •.esday, pending the arrival of rel- tlves from Flint, Jvitch., niia oihc-< iistant points. Burial will be made t Sandy Ridge cemetery. Jones had been in 111 health lor ome time and entered the hos- lital November first. He was 39 'cars of age. He was reared near iurdette, having lived on the GU- ohrlst farm for many yean vhere his family now resides. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. tama Jones, three sons, Wesley, [. T., and Dan-oil Jones, arid two laughters, Doris" Mae and Wanda Lee Jones. : Cobb Funeral Home Is in charge f funeral arrangements. i . .. ° *"J"" m\,i , u VJjlg/ JUUH£ MIUJ | panes disappearance as well as, the Mississippi, and for a period totj Pluses of the hunt. Officials re- of four years, has kept 25 acres not |nised to say where the plane was of land Hooded which Is owned by Holl was hunting during the half ol the week and could „.„,, - -— , ..— be reached to affirm or deny thci bolmd> or where It was when It last rumor t)i«t lie would seek the' communicated Governor's chair. New Pemiscot Farm Committeemen Named CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Jan. ".—J. J. Richardson, county supervisor of the Farm Security Administration, Thursday announced tiie appointment of three local farmers to the county committee, which will assist In investigating applications of farmers In Pemiscot county for tenant loans. The new committeemen arc: H. W. Cain, C. E. Sides antl Harry Cunningham. All live on rural routes near this city. other craft.. They said the plane was "capable of landing in any kind of a sea" and expressed belief it would be found. by the Kecners, thus preventing them from farming or renting this land. They have nsked damages of $250 per year lor each ol the four years, since the supremo court up- One of Big Ships The missing plane is a Consolidated twin-motored patrol craft uch as the navy has ben flying over great distances. Recently squadrons of 12 to 14 have flown nonstop to Coco Solo, Canal Zone, 3,080 miles from here, and to Honolulu, more than 2,500 miles, A group of 18 such planes is rclieduled to leave here January 19 for Honolulu lo reinforce the large concentration of fighting air- cralt stationed in the islands.' Pemiscovians Pay 1937 Sale Tax of $72,986 88oV a" pretty soft lot butT l"want 'la' CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Jan. i, oft 2.'tell you, 1 never saw so many t'-—Under the new 2 per cent sales 872 i lion of 'em sure has raised. I use ! 817 'ta think the picture actors were! ChicagoJVheat open high low close 963-8 963-4 951-2 961-1 any] athletes In my life. Among 'em 1 you find the best from every line of sport. I. don't believe sporting blood Is nywhere in thc world admired anywhere in thc world montns. In 1936. under the more than it is out here. One day (per cent levy, the county paid Grandpa was crossln' Hoi- tax plan, which went into effect In 1937 In this stale, Pemiscot county paid $72,986.53 Into the state fund during the first eleven months. In 1936. under the one in Slayer's Motion For New Trial Is Denied Circuit Judge a. E. Keck overruled a motion for a new trial here this morning in the case held the circuit court's against the defendants. ruling Takes Eleven Prisoners To Jefferson City Prison CARUTHERSVILLE, Mb, Jan 7. — Sheriff John Hosier, Chief Deputy, w. A. Thomas, and three specially appointed deputies as guards, Thursday transferred eleven prisoners from the county jail here to the state prison at Jefferson City, two youths being taken to the reformatory. Those taken were: Paul Dlckson and Edward Stowe, to Algoa. farms; Monroe Bell, Allen Buchanan Ben Green, white, and Bufor< Sledge, Ed Pierce, Curtis Pierce 9019 am i on oo «. i a! 1 *" 11101 * 1 c) ' m "y was crossin nui-,vou,iiu,o(. au.s-1 B9 i-s 89 (-3 JJ. WCKX J Boulevard and one of them! ^In the total sums paid, Cape Chicago Corn open high low close «2I-2 627-8 623-8 623-4 to' drawtag manslaughter and was- sentenced to two years in the penitentiary. The 'motion was presented by Jeff Bratton of Paragould, ntlor- ney for the occused man and five Builds Profit Children IX3NDON (UP) — Bullets burle on Salisbury Plain are brinjln Two Are Fined Dollar For Double Parking Two more arrests were made yes- .erday by city police In their drive igainst traffic violations. Elmer Hall and Bryant Trucking Line lach paid one dollar fine' for double parking In the business district. Second offenders will be fin*! five dollars. Police Chief E. A Rice said today, Steele Gin Employe Cuts Hand Severely Fred Swindle, 24 year old gln- ner of the 3. E. Oooch Gin at Steele, was severely cot about the wrist late last night while he vras working at a gin stand. He was brought to the Blytheville hospital Immediately after the Accident, which occurred about 11 o'clock. He resides at Denton. WEATHER witnesses, Including Daous' fathe'r, small fortunes to ciil'.dren. TUey! I Cutters and low cutters, 3.75-4.15 Jul. 623-8 626-8 62 621-2JR thorough sportsman like you." picture actors run over him with ! Glrardaau nr.'i U'mkltn counties, his car. Grandpa got up and told topped Per.;'..•• ;•.-,! Cc-.ir.ty. Bollingerj accompuriod him here. Bruce Ivy r.v rilBSln? them up mid'selling tile fells that he wasn't hurt a County r-3' the r-inallest pay-. of Csceola, prosecuting attorney,, them to dealers at Salisbury for bit and the fella says "well, now, - . . . .... you certainly are nice about It- it's a real pleasure to knock down Arkansas—Fair, slljhtly colder tonight, Saturday fair, warmer In northwest- Memphis and vicinity—Pair and colder tonight, lowest temperature 24 to 28; Saturday fair and continued cold. ':e nwxiiri'jm tetr.jieraUiro he'? r-lrf - ment for tt.e rim eleven months, jaas also here. |<i penny a pound. Mjllt.ns..-.. cloudy, accordinj to Sc.-u.. -' Statistics for the final month of Dacus, who Is In his early twen- rounds of ammunition were fired Norrls, official weather obse:v the past year, December, are not yet compiled. ties, is accused of killing Frank, on the Plain when soldiers were The minimum temperature latl Swltzer and Poss Swindle. icr.ramped there tiuiinj the iw. I night was 25.
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