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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Served by the United Press BLYTHEVllLJrLCQpaER NEWS . .iJ- ,._ «A«i»i»oi UUEANBA0 AN1> BO0THKA8T 1UBBODRI *^—r VOL. XXXI—NO. 183 .pp'l Valley Lexler Blythertlle H^rtld" HIATIIKVIM.K, ARKANSAS, TIllJHSDAY, OCTO]!KK 18 J<W HOME EDITION SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTO F1H1K, STOU KBNAPtR ABANDONS CAR Textile Manufacturers Oppose Processing Tax GREENVILLE, S. C., Oct. 18 <U1>) —Relief for cotton growers should come from the national treasury rather than from a processing tax levied on textile manufacturers 'the American Cotton Manufacturers assoclallon contended today in one of a number of resolutions adopted at a special executive meeting attended by more than 300 members. Continued support o f the Cotton Textile institute and its president, George Sloan, was voted by members of the association. assassins. Arrest, of Pavelich and Kvaternik followed an intensive hunt that cil!Ult ordinance probably may not extended through Italy, Sivitzer- ""'"stand a court lest Is seen in land, Hungary and other coun- f llc . "PPoh'tment of a committee tries. While Dr. Pavclicli is the acknowledged head of a Croatian revolutionary organization it Is not known that there is any evidence to connect him directly with the *~ wi.n.ui.1. uiiii Uilc*-Lly VIKU Ule -WUM^J, v/lmlleii Marseilles assassinations. In view, Lemon!i nntl Bob Barnes, City At- howpvpr nr pi-otnTor xf, lc r«i:^i^ tomcy Sam Manatt :mri \Tnni^iK^i , however, of Premier Mussolini's desire for friendlier relations with Jugoslavia it Is not expected that demands for his extradition to that country will be refused. Funeral for King BELGRADE, Jugoslavia, Oct. 18. (UP)—Kings and peasants joined in mourning today as the murdered Kim» Alexander ,wa s laid to rest In .trieJtotatf of. hisrancestore.fat- Preceding the interment a '.„ neral procession passed through'thc streets of the capital, attended by royalty and *iigh statesmen of Eu- roiic with hundreds of citizens massed, along the :route. Securities Control Will Cost More than Expected WASHINGTON, oct. ig. <UP)_ The government's security business regulation will probably cost $•>000,000 annually-about [our time's the currently expected federal revenue from the program—the United Press learned today. Heavy cash needs of the securities and exchanges commission, which is handling th e regulation, became known today when plans were drawn for an elaborate -increase in its activities. , The multitude of data and painstaking detail necessary to regulate the vast security business, it was earned, has resulted in steps to increase the commission's personnel to at least 800 compared with earlier estimates of about 300. Complete supervision of the nations security markets, and most securities was assumed by the commission Monday. The agency is charged with enforcing various federal bans on manipulation of stock market prices, pool operations and other now unlawful practices. Machine Gunners Raid Havana City Hall Vaults HAVANA, Cuba, Oct. 18. (UPJ- *°ur men, arm ed with machine e,m ,' " d thc vau "-' ! clty ,_j —-•• T »UIM ui Hit; UtJ 1 mnhii 5 ' and escaped in an automobile under heavy fire. It was not known Immediately tallied " U1Ch m ° nCy ' lle mcn ob After several weeks of quiet disorder was renewed In Havana today. Police fired over thc heads of a mob of institute students who were trying to tear down trolley wires near Central park. Will Not Spend Profit on Purchases of Silver WASHINGTON, Oct. 18. (UP)— Secretary of Treasury Henry Mor- genthau jr. announced today that Hie government will not at present use its profit from silver bought under the silver purchase act to hieet current expenditures. Roosevelt Will Meet Southeastern Governors WASHINGTON, Oct. 18. (UP>- PrcsWent Roosevelt will confer with southeastern governors at Warm springs, oa, November 20. It was nnnonnced today after a delegation headed by Senator Walter acorgo (Dem., Gn .) « Dr. Ante Pavelich Is Suspected of Instigating IVlurder of King TURIN, ilaly, Oct. IB. (UP)—Dr. Ante Pavelich, described as the, "master mind" of the Croatian ler- ' rorists, and Eugene Kvaternik, his aide, were arrested today on suspicion of being implicated in the Marseilles assassinations. The arrests came dramatically Just as thc murdered king Alexander was being buried In Jugoslavia, 15 i r n r\ The Marseilles assassins killed the Kepeal Ol Present Grain- monarch and French Foreign Mln ~ isler Louis Barthou. Kvaternik was known as the "delegate" and was supposed to have acted as liaison man for Pavelich. „„ making contact with the Marseilles , whllt apparently is more or less •w^vci,^ of an admission hv pi*v ^m^i,.!,. FflLL TH EflVDIED ance, Enactment of New Measure Probable ess an admission . by city officials Ihnt Blytheville's itinerant mer- hant ordinance probably may not ppointment of a committee Mayor Cecil Shane to study the measure and make recommendations for a new ordinance the type. A committee, consisting of three , ee merchants, Joe Isaacs, Charles lorney Sam Manatt and'Municipal Judge c. A. Cunningham has been named to make recommendations >s to a possible future course of action by the council. It has been pointed out that the irdinance, aside from Its-'doubtful legality, does not offer the protection to resident merchants.,that prompted its passage two or three years ago. ; It requires of a so-call- TpSstlng"prV$2lw~'sure'ty bond* to""be forfeited, if he ails to remain in business for a year. Local residents, under the ordinance, are allowed to enter business with payment only o usual privilege license '•ws-ord.lnn.rUy required. The ordinance has been enforced witli varying strictness. A recent niove to require Meyer's Bargain Center to post such a bond brought threat of a chancery court action to restrain enforcement. A compromise agreement resulted to carry the case through municipal court and on to circuit court if necessary .Reid. Evrard and Henderson as counsel for the defendant merchant. It is now understood that such HC) likely will not be taken. STTOLBEE Would Require Only 8 [/., Cents Per Acre to Pay Pecan Point Judgment Payment to pecan Point landowners of the S139.743.78 judgment they recently obtained, against the St Francis Levee District would cost property owners of the district about 9 cents per acre instead of J= cents per acre, as reported In a recent issue of this paper, the Cour- er News Is advised in a commun- calion from the 1 landowners, he idler from the landowners "Recently Jh e chancery court of Lee Bounty rendered a decree in ,h Sllm OE f0r n» n r r es ng our farms at Pecan Point Last Monday a correspondent of he misled by such •talements." "">««. «'IU not . M. Gaylord, 77, Die at His Homejm East Main J. M. Gaylord, 77, succumbed SHH denly at his home in the rear of 304 East Main street, early tt l ' dcaih was - t Funeral services win be held in orrow „,„, mternient will be made at Sharon, Tenn., at 10 o'clock in Ihe morning. The L. G . Mos3 „ '] derlnklnfr company t, m charge of funeral arrangements! Cooking School Sessions Will End Tomorrow A large number of Interesting prizes have been assembled lo bo given awny at tlie closing session of the Courier News cooking school tomorrow afternoon, largest attendance of the week is expected to hear Miss Edna M Ferguson bring her farewell itan- r-iuun.tion ami to pnitlelpatc in the pilze winning features ot the j-rogittin. in addition tj the regular baskets of food and dishes of food prepared at the school a rotigolcum rug, a loaf of brsac •JacVi day for one. nWjuUi, a pall of shoes, $3 in laundry or dry cleaning and a set of crysia'l sherbet glasses will be given away Both local women and thosn Iiom nearby communities -nri attending the daily lectures for Jour afternoons. That they arc interested in the cooking demonstrations is manifested by the questions being asked. -Each day larger crowds are going, eager for the recipes and to see them prepared in a model kitchen. Miss Peiguson and her assistants work in a modernly arranged kitchen, using all of the newest ronvenitnces for preparing a meal :ir. an electric stove, with an ad- JplpJiig dining table, appropriately Other features of the session include a style show, radio program, shoe display, beauty work, artificial flowers shown and laundry und dry cleaning work. Those winning prizes at yesterday's session were: Mrs. Allan Walton, 515' W. Main; Mrs. E. A. McKinnon, Armorel; Mrs Lewis Wilson, 722 .W. Ash; Mrs. c- B Etchieson; Mrs. S. T. Freeman Dell; Mrs. A. A. Hale, BC9 Vint; A?rs- E. R. Dickinson. Highway Gl; fas: L. H. Moore, 1020 -\V. Main;' •"—~-O: -E.- -Wilson,' 720 W.-.AshJ J. W. Meyer, 312 E. ken- 538 • • tUCky; Mrs p ccmm DJ . Chleksisawba; Mrs. Dixie Crawford, 308 E. Kentucky; Mrs. N. M chap- man, 128 E. Ash; Mrs. Hattle Rut- iMge, Steele, Mo.; Mrs. Joe Kucter Pnde Sub-division; Mrs. H. j' Kleindienst, 107 Sixth; Mrs. Bulord Young, New Liberty; Mr; BUI Cope, in VV. Ash- Mrs H R r^i DCl \ ; Mrs ' Envin Scliers ' Chickasawba; Mm R L «d- klssoa. Huffman. Business Interests Are Al armed; Party 'Line;, Have Broken Down 'By 1>AUI, C. KDWAltnS . Written for Nt'A Service SAN FRANCISCO. — Tliousandb of unemployed of the naiion/ilock- I"K to California— . • ,.-;'•;- . Millions of dollars of capital, (Ice- Ing from the slate— Hundreds of lifelong Dcuiberal.' deserting their party and joining the Republican ranks— Hundreds of Republicans reversing the process and joining thc Democratic procession— . , ' This Is the picture, actual am conjectural, in Caliofrnja's gubernatorial campaign, the liiost' aniai- ing In the history of the stalci ani all because a wlsplsh, inlld-maii- nercd, blue-eyed writing — Behind Technical Advance Says Dr. Morgan MEMPHIS, Oct. m (up>_ D r. Arthur E. Morgan, chairman of the Tennessee Valley Authority, this atternoon challenged valley residents to show a "human'spirit" which he said is necessary to make he great TVA program lend lo national health, vigor and longevity or. Morgan, speaking before thc >int session of the Soulheasteni and Southwestern Library associations, declared "some of the outstanding troubles both social and economic of our national life are flue to an extremely rapid growth n technical and commercial skill and power while our social purposj government methods, and human relations have remained in a rein- lively primitive condition." "The collapse of 1929 would not lave occurred it our remarkable echnlcal and administrative nbll- ty had been matched by a keen sense of human brotherhood and of social responsibility on thc part of our industrial leaders." .....i..., unit-^jtu Willing 4I1U11 -1[ Pasadena published a pamphfct entitled, "I, Governor of California,' and made its title begin to look prophetic by- getting himself nominated for governor on the Democratic ticket. • : The little matt who threw tills great state into such an uproar is Upton Sinclair, for 30 years a militant socialist, author of "The Jungle" and a whole library of later books tearing; holes in ihe established order. STATE HAS JITTEKS Whether he wijl be elected, whether the tide of unemployed will cngult the state, and whether capital and industry, .including trie Croesus-like cinema industry of Hollywood, will leave' California flat remains'-S&tls so^n; -.-^';.•'-••. ;-.% v v4 e'zero hour'is Nov; e; ria'te 1 of Hie general election, until that day has come and gone, Callfornlans are doomed to endure such'a case of jitters as ..they 'never riiivc experienced before. Business is thoroughly frightened and party lines have broken down. Voters are cllyiding into two main' jroups—those" who 'believe Sinclair s a Messiah -who will lead all the unemployed out of the bondage of -he depression, and those who believe he will plunge the state Into Sovietized commune. TURN TO MERRIAM The latter are concentrating their support behind Frank F. Merrlani, acting governor since the death of the late Gov. James Rolph, Jr. Merriain's former affiliations were with the conservative wing ot the Republican party. Into his campaign army are coming Democrats and progressive Republicans who, in normal times, would condemn reached In West Coast Race as an impossible reactionary. Further lo complicate this bring Britain into the gold bloc by strange situation, a third candidate granting her Important trade con- Is in the field in the person of Raymond L. Haight, a young Los Angeles attorney new to politics ol the stale. He won his place on the ballot by forming a party of his own known as the Commonwealth party, in which lie had no opposition. " Haight is attacking both the Sinclair and Merriam camps, making a bid for the votes of the progressive Democrats who cannot stomach the strong Sinclair medicine, and for the progressive Republicans who believe Merriam will be thc tool of big business. HAIGHT HAS SUM CHANCE (' By this maneuver he has made some progress, but opinion up to this time does not credit him with enough strength to win and various straw polls have indicated he Is taking voles from both opponents in about equal numbers, so that his candidacy Is not expected to change the relative standing of the Newspaper Advertising on Up Grade for Year NEW YORK.' Oct. 18. (UP)- Scptcmber completed the first 12- month period since 1929 In which svcry month saw greater newspaper mage than that of the year be- for, the trade magazine. Editor and Publisher, reporlcd todny. Advertising linage In September as four per cent ahead of that in September, 1933, but the linage Index compiled by the magazine de- :llned from 91.1 for August to 885 'Or September. two leading contenders. To understand Sinclair's sky- Greek Town Wrecked ATHENS, Grecw; Oct. 18. (UP) —A cyclone destroyed mast of the "larilinie town of Aslncos today, killing six persons and injuring 30 seriously. Majority of the houses -n thc town, which has n population of 5,000, were wrecked . rocket rise, it is necessary lo go back to the national election of 1932, which brought him the opportunity he had been waiting for many years. All his adult lifetime he had been struggling to put over his social reforms through the medium-of the Socialist party. But, after repeated failures, he came to thc realization that he never could succcd that way because the party, Us Wens, and Its terminology were foreign to American soil, and not nnderslood by the American voter. SWITCHES TO DE5IOCKATS He concluded he would have to move his activities into anolher (party. California went Democratic (for Franklin D. Roosevelt, hundreds of Republicans, registering Democratic to vote for him. Came the New Deal, with its new outlook upon social and economic problems, its popularity was manifest In this state from Ihe beginning. H presented Upton Sinclair with the opportunity he had been looking for, so he bade his Socialist (Continued on page seven) Expansion of European "..Gold Bloc Goal of Conference at Brussels PARIS. Oct. 18. (UP)—Return of Britain to the''gold standard was orccnst by economists today on the- vc of thc second "defense confei •nee" ol the gold bloc countries in 3russels. The seven gold bloc nations— ^rance, Belgium, Holland, Uixem- iurg, Italy, Switzerland anil Poland —will galher in the Belgian capital tomorrow and probably will consider an invitation to Great Britain to adhere to thc agreements It was hoped the move would cessions in continental gold countries and that Britain would agree to return to gold at an early date. Alabama Students Named In Mail Fraud indictments BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 18. <UP>—\v. E. "Firpo" Phipps, former Auburn fullback, and Nolan L. Stone, a guard on the Howard col- lego freshman team, have been Indicted on charges of using thc mail to defraud in connection with a college employment service it was disclosed ' today. . Phipps' case has been disposed of In a plea of guilty before Federal Judge R. T. Irwin at Mobile, It was, revealed. He was given a suspended sentence and placed on probation. Stone surrendered here today and was released under $1,000 bond. Indicted with Phipps and Stone were two others, said to be college men, who have not been arrested. Tlie Indictments charged thc four with sending out letters to college students promising jobs at the Chicago fair for a fee of $2. Several college students complained to authorities that they sent in their fees but received no further word from the agency. Gov. Prank P. Merrianl RELIEF GfllTLE PERIS! IN 84 Head Burn lo Death in Fire Following Train Wreck at Jackson JACKSON, Miss., Oct. 18. (UP) Julius Jones, a transient, was Injured anrt 34 head .of relief cattle were burned to death today when a northbound Illinols'-Ccntral freight train «•&•; wrecked "in the'railroad yards and burned.". A broken tracK .was blamed for the HTcck. which sent cars rolling down an embankment into three cars of relief cattle on a siding. Fire broke out In n- car loaded with sardine oil. Several; boxcars, Including two of the cattle cars, were destroyed". City firemen rescued thc cattle in one car but 84 head in the other two were burned (o death. Asa Keyes Succumbs to Stroke at Los Angeles culm! p.ut ui Aifuuiaaa, addressed LOS ANGELES, Oct. 18. (UP)—j members of the local Rotary club Asa Kcycs, whose brilliant careerist the regular weekly luncheon of Rotary District Head Addressed Local Club Dr. Fred Keller of Jonesboro. gov- erno rot the Sixty-Sixth Rotary District, consisting of saiall part of all but addressed as district attorney was cut short by imprisonment for bribery, died at his home in Beverley Hills today after suffering a stroke of paralysis. He was 57. His condition had been critical since he was stricken Tuesday night. He lapsed Into unconsciousness yesterday and hO])c fot his recovery was abandoned. It was thc third stroke the former prosecutor suffered since he was paroled fiom San Quenlln prison in 1930. the organization at. the Hotel No ble here today. . Dr. Keller is making his regular visits to clubs In the slate. Veterans Invited Overseas veterans of nil wars have been invited to meet tonight at the city hall lo hear Mike J. Sokoll of thc Veterans of Foreign Wars discuss future veterans legislation, Feared Rabid, Bites Six Children at Yarbro Six children 1 ' of the Ynrhro coin- inuulty, about four milts north ol 'icw. were- bitten by n pet dog, believed (o liuvc been rabid, ycs- frdny afternoon. Tlir do 8 was killed and the hracl nought hero for shlpnnMtl to Ut- 'le Rock for cxnmimilkm,. Imme- liate Pasteur treatment for the children WHS ndvlscd. The clog, owned by members of he family of J. w. Wldncr, presl- ient of the ;Yarbro school district xiard, apparently had lieen bitlcn >y a stray dog that visited the >lace several days ago and is bi>li-ved to have received the n this manner. Yesterday the dog urni-d on three children of the .Vldncr faintly and three children of a neighboring tenant tnrinci nul bit them, hiccratlng thc Imntl of one, severely. The dog also at- ackcd several oilier dogs about -he place. An older member of thc Wldner fnmlly later killed the inlmal. DEJTH OF CHILI Little Clear Lake Girl A|> parenlly Was Victim of An Accident Circumstances surrounding the ciHh of little Kilty Rny East, 2 1-2 year-old daughter ot Mr. and Mrs. C. H. East, fouml lying In n dying condition In a road In front of thc family home In the Clear Lake community ln(e yesterday afternoon, apparently will never be fully explained. -.--..- . '- Tlie child wns discovered a few mimjle.5; niter,, a ^Jruck.'.driver,' .who had. stopped •"'his truck iln 'front of (lic'')iotuc for n few minutes, had driven nwoy. Presumably injuries sustained In n fall while playing about the,truck led (o thc child's death. An examining physician could find no marks on the little Rirl's body to show that she had been run over, or tiny broken bones. Slight bruises, one on the hcrad mid one on Hie body, apparently too superficial to have been evidence of serious Injury were thc only marks found. The driver ot the truck, loaded with corn, was i.cRoy Washington neifra. He had stopped in the road before the East home to inquire thc way to his destination. He noticed thc girl playing In the yard as he approached the house but (lid not sec her on his return to tlie iruclf. He drove off and several minutes later the child was found, suffering intensely. She was carried into (he family house and a physician summoned but she succumbed within a few minutes. Funeral services were held nt one o'clock this nf^rnoon at the family home with thc Rev. Alfred Carpenter, poster of the First Baptist church here, officiating. Interment was made at Sandy Hldge cemetery. The Coub Undertaking company was in charge of funeral arrangements. BILL pIFIED Wife Denies Guilt in Abduction of Louisville Society Woman • SPRINGFIELD O Oct- 18 (UP) -An nulomabllc used by Tlioinab Robinson, alleged kidnaper ot Alice Stoll, Louisville, In Ills (light from Indiana, was found abandoned here today, Police Chlct George Aueic announced. The ofttcci snld federal agent* bad Identified finger prlnLj, on the machine us Itiose of Robinson.-A 1 S5 bill, given bj Ihc ownei of the cur lo the Keeper of a tourist house, wns'''Identified bj a seilal number hs pnrt of the $50.000 r'uir soin paid for release of Mrs'.'-Sloll : Col. Lynn Black, •mpulnf.endent of the Ohio stale highway patrol, snld Unit the pntrol received information (Ills iiftcinoon to the ilfect that Robinson told an uulo noblle salesman In'Springfield this iiomliiB that he w is-, headed for Columbus." i Wife Bought License INDIANAFOLIb Incl, Oct 18 UP) — Aulojnoblle license plafes found on nn" automobile abandoned nl Springfield, O today mid believed used by Thomas H Robin- sou Jr., were Issued to the wife of the fugitive kldnapei Mi s Robin son bought, the-plates for a 1828 Chrysler while living in South Bend, Intl., (he state automobile license department saM. President Will Make Two Talks in Virginia WASHINGTON. Oct. 18. (UP)— President Roosevelt will deliver speeches In Virginia Friday and Saturday, the White House announced today. morrow afternoon at Roanokc, friends insisted that there would 3e no mention of Ihe controversial bonus subject. On Saturday morning the president will speak at William and Mary college in historic Wlllinms- burg. There he will receive an honorary degree from,the college. Fair at Caruthersville a Success Financially CARUTHERSVILLE, MO. —Robert c. Bulllnlks, treasurer for Pem- Iscot County Post No. 88, American Legion, has announced the Fair, held here October 10 to H, was a financial success. He said more than 20,000 persons paid admission to the fair, with the largest crowd passing through the turnstiles Saturday, when more than 8,000 persons attended. Approximately $500 was paid out as premium awards to exhibitors. Tlie largest cost was for purses for the races. Sol's Liberty Siio\vs, which were on the midway, will winter here, going Into quarters at Uic Legion "--k this week. Wife Denies Guilt LOUISVILLE, Kj , Oct 18 tUP) —Mrs. Frances Robinson, charged with - parllcip ai|ig , hi thc kidnap- ing of- Mrs.- Alice Stoll, dejlmed, Hie $50,000 ransom money to .her husband on Instructions of federal ugents, her attorney anncuntcd today. i The brimet wife of the fugitive kidnaper had ' not even the slightest suspicion" Ihnt hci husband was involved In the kidnaping until the federal agents asked her to aid them, >accordliif, fa Die attorney. Thc announcement was made by- Clem Huggins, Nashville lawyer-* 1 after he had conferred with Mrs Robinson in jail. Tells of Confreence. "Mrs. Robinson told me," Huggins said, "that a representative of Ihc Tennessee -Utorney gencials office, federal men, mul a member of the Stoll family held n confer* cnco in NashUJlc while Mis t sto!l was being held prisoner. "They decided that she would carry thc ransom monej wlnctibad teen sent to Robinson's father -iri Nashville to hei husband in Indianapolis." Huggins sola that after she had turned Ihc money over to her husband. Thomas H Robinson jr, he made her give up $500 of her-own money in exchange for -some of the ransom bills. This was ..dope, Huggins explained, to provide-Robinson with unmarked "spending money" on his night. "' Case Is Cleaned Up • WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 (OP)-;Atty. Gen. Homer Cummings "expressed conviction today that the Stoll kidnaping case has been/almost completely solved. -; "' "It's now only a matter .of catching Robinson," the attorney' general said. ' Aside from capture of Robinson, ho »as Identified by the justice Epartmeiit as the kidnaper with- Mings said the case was pretty v«cil cleared up although there still remained- some question...iis to iiow deeply Robinson's wife and father arc involved. 10-Pound Sweet Potato A ten pound sweet potato has teen grown by J. W. Schmitt, truck grower who lives on Route 1, Manila. . '" ; . The potato is almost round, being 24 inches in circumference and 25 inches around the middle. Th3 potato was grown in a large truck sar- den where most of the potatoes are of unusual size. Arkansas—Mostly cloudy and unsettled today and Friday. :'.'.,',". Memphis and vicinity—Cloudy tonight and Friday, not much change n temperature. ;',„'' The maximum temperature here restcrday was 83, minimum 59,' clear, Mill a trace of rain last nf«K according to Sanyuel F. Norrls, of- (flclal weather observer.

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