The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 31, 1934 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 31, 1934
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Served by the United Press THEVIELE VOL. XXXI—NO, 19-1 Blythertlle D»Hy Nen MiMlalppl Valley BlytheviUe Ocurttr Her*W TH« DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP IER1NEWS ARKANSAS, WHDNKSDAY, OCTOmOk I)], 1934 Percentage of 1934 Crop Is Grading White or Extra White The Injunction, granted by Clr- nie immediate vicinity of Blylhe- •-»<= .iijuumim, grained oy uir- ville LS producing n much better cult Judge E. P. Longford on the grade of cotton this season than petition of 13 Ice and coal com- Jast, it is indicated by n depart- panics, which objected to the sale mcnt of agriculture, division of cot- will remain effective and block con- ton marketing, report of classiflca ........ Dl i^jjx/i ij V»L k,m;>3iiiLH- lOUiuiuaLiuii ui IJl(, transaction UIHIL tion of cotton ginned by tlic' Ely- the circuit court views the Ten- theville Ginning companyjierc this nessce utilities commission's apnro- jtfin'iftn ..~. -,. IT.. _ ._ ^^ season. This year, as for a number of years past, the Blytlieville gin has furnished the division of cotton marketing with n sample from each bale of cotton ginned. These samples are classed by specialists in cotton classing and the individual bale classification is returned fo the gin for the use of its patrons In determining the grade and staple of their cotton. A comparison of last season's grades with those of this season shows an increase of several hundred per cent in the proportion of the crop classing extra white and white, middling and above. Litlle change in length noted. While' the improvement in Youths Who Appealed Small Penalties G e t $100, 30 Days in Jail With the grand jury still in ses- of staple was sion . the petit jury ground awny steadily at a mass of appeal cases -~„ — —.,,.u.t.nvnt • in gittue for the third day of the two-weeks is very pronounced tlie division of term of circuit criminal court to- COL I On m tirktif intr fnmwl i;t+i_ .• ,i« :»v. *_i i. • , .... cotton marketing found little evidence that is wns due to more carc- - — •* —- >~ n.un; i.aiu- i«-i"-iiu« Luuiuiiuw witen jess Limy- ul picking and handling. Extreme- bourne, negro, accused of murder ly favorable weatlier was evidently is scheduled to face trial. the major factor. c , omp ^ r jf° n ot grades this j-ear hoc nnd Pearl Henson, received the heaviest penalties meted out by a 1933 Jury in misdemeanor "cases at this 1934 and last follows: Extra while, middling or above .......... 59% White, middling of above .... .......... 23% White, below middllii" ?4 ...Spotted ............. ° 2 % . V.-.rldtis low* grades... <j%.. 14% A comparison ,of staple lengths rvf —tlm •+,.,„ .__.~ 0*1 •« J.3% 14.6% 1934 3.8? for-tiieHwo years: Shorter than'7-8 Seven-eighth Piftec-ii-sixlecnth 258% • Ill f 1 41.5% 38.4% Incli mid sixteenth .. 13.9% Inch and eighth and tetter ili.9% "This season's .3% grades," the rrnn, . graes, e report concludes, "can be accounted for by the good weather during the gathering season and the good ginning that has been noticeable this season h, the BIythcville area. At the beginning of this season he amount of moisture was hardly i«fflc.cnt to produce the best staple and with the slight, increase in short cotton planted we can ac <™>nt for the increase | n -ft jg- colton Ihis season •• A similar classification of sam- P es is to be made by the division of ration marketing at the Home gin. south of BlylhevUle 13 Arraigned; Lindsey Brings Another for Luck If you believe officers of the law hink they're above mere superstition read this: Thirteen defendants, jail prisoners, were arraigned in circuit court this morning. "Is that all?" Arch Lindsey deputy sheriff was asked, a court of- llelal pointing a questioning finder at a negro lined up with the 13 arraigned. ' em '" « ' rep icd. "I just brought him alon? lrr» f 8 t0 tlle neero ' Previously arraigned on a murder charge) to fmin " Mother Admits Deceit Regarding Son's Berth NEW LOND^Tconn., Oct. 31 jUH)-Mrs. Audrey Palmer admit- cd in superior court today she had deceived the attending p h ysi . clan, the slate of ArkansosT and the Roman Catholic church re- Insult Defendants Fail tne . Judge James H. Wllkerson today dented pleas of 15 men on trlai « — H .>»>«.. me ncv u j with Samuel Insiill mid Samuel In- Klelndicnsl, ="• '=30 p. m., in ' CO J su| l jr. for directed verdicls of nc- "'emoratlon of the Rcfomtallo; quittal. in " osse With Dogs Seeks Murderer NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 31 (U P)—Davidson county circuit court today grunted a restraining super- scdcas which prevents Ihe Tennessee Valley Authority from Immediately purchasing approximately $0.000,000 of power properties in the Knoxvlllc area from Ihe Tennessee Public Service company. PREDICTS DVANCING PRICES HOME EDITION SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS summation of the transaction until val of the sale. day with felony trials slated to be •cached tomorrow when Jess Clay- Two Huffman youths, Ivan Jar- ierm of court when they were fm:d $100 and sentenced "to 30 days in jail yesterday for disturbing the peace. The pair had appealed from five, cjollar fines in municipal court'. Prosecuting Attorney Denver Dud- lcy-vaslced r .the trial'.jury .not to 'slap the defendants on the wrist" but to give them severe. punishment for what he charged was the offering of "perjured testimony." Claude F. Coo'per wns defense counsel. k The authority of'the Blytheville municipal court to try a case while sitting at Maftila, on one of the few trips Judge C. A. Cunningham made to Manila and I^ach- ville to hold court, 'was challenged in another misdemeanor case. The cfucstion was hot decided when tlie objection was temporarily overruled in an appeal case and no final decision by the court was necessary when a jury later acquitted the defendant, Bessie Mack Jordan, convicted by Judge Cunningham at Manila for transport- ng liquor. Riley Siwncer, charged with disturbance of the peace was acquitted by a juvy this n\or»- ng. Virgil Greene was counsel for the defendant. Thirteen -jail prisoners, indicted by the grand jury for felonies, were arranged in court and their ileus received. They are: Dock Hickman, manufacturing liquor and possessing still, not guilty; Amos Goodwin, negro, ?rand larceny, not guilty; Harry Sarlon, negro, burglary and grand larceny, not guilty; Waller Cruz, negro, burglary and grand larceny, not guilty; Frank Doss, robbery, not guilty; Edmund McCullough, selling and procuring liquor, not SUilty; Warren Washington, negro, 'orgery and uttering, not guilty; Eugenia Kirby, negress, burglary and grand larceny, not guilty; Jalph Noble, forgery nnd uttering, :hrco indictments, not guilty; D. C. Wheeler, forgery and uttering, not guilty; J. w. Lyons, possess- ng still, manufacturing liquor, not O':lty; Lloyd Bennefield, embez- slement, not guilty; Joe Costner, burglary and grand larceny, not guilty. Attorneys were appointed lo represent three defendant without counsel. Fay ' McHaney wns np- rointcd counsel for Lloyd Bennc- ield, Gene Bradley for Eugenin 1,1,1 *v, " r.""" Kirby ' and Graham Sudbury for -.- .vho she claimed Edmund McCullough Is her son nnd cntilled to share In Ihe $2,000,000 eslato of the Palmer family. WILL FILL Slftlt Democrats Present 1 Slate of Candidates Petniscot County CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo.— Tuesday, November 0, voters of Pcmis- col county and the state will go lo the polls in the regular olf-your election. A number ol .stale and county ollkers will be voted on ns well as numerous township olllccs. The Democratic party has a lull county nnd state ticket, while Ihe Republican party, although having n full state- ticket, has four vacancies on the county ticket. The Socialist, Socinlist-Lhbor and Communist parlies have partln) stale tickets. Patterson vs. Trunuum Koscoe C. Patterson, Republican >ceks re-election lo tlie unite: Slates senate. He is opposed bj ilarry s. Truman, Democrat. Doi Way Opened to Test NRA in Highest Court BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Ocl. 31 (U 1')—Federal Judge- W. 1. Chubb lodny dismissed Ijidldtneiil.s cJuii'g- Ing violation of the national re covcry net on grounds ihnt ill act Itself Is uiu'omllliiUonnl, : Tho action wiw by ncrcometi with District Attorney Jim C Smith and Jerome T. Fuller, nt torney. for the plulntllT. The ruling will result in n su premv court test on the NIJA' legality, the government planning lo npiK-al Judge Grubb's action. Three lumber dealers are Involv cd In the indictments. Robert Mills, Memphis salesman __ U01 escaped injury in n (raffle accident Matthews, Republican "and" Lloyd ami 5lll)se( l cl H fire at the intersec- W. King, Dnnocral, oppose each t!o " of Asl ' ill!l other for state superintendent o schools. Walter'A. Hlghbcc, lie- wbllcnii, imd John T. Fitzsimmons. Jemoernt, seek Ihe office of judge of supreme court, division one. Luu- rnnce M. Hyde, Reiiubllcan, nnd C A. Leedy jr., Democrat, oppose each other for judge of supreme court division two. John A. McAnnally, Republican s opposed by orvllle Zimmerman, Democrnt, for representative in congress from the 10th district. John E. Duncan,: Republican in- :umbent, is opposed by James M. Reeves for judge or the circuit court, 38th district. C. C. Limtoiigh, Republican, and Sharon J. p a t e , Democrat, seek the office of representative. John Henderson, Republican, op- »ses J. H. McFarlnnd, incumbent' for --presiding judge .of the county court. ..-!,' Harry Gaither, Republican, seeks the office of judge of the county court, first district, now held by Morrison R. Rowland, Jim Ike Southern, Republican and S. L. Robinson, Democrat, ar^' the party selections for judge ol county court, second district. Robinson is seeking re-election. Hawkins Unc-pposed Robert W. Hawkins, incumbent has no opponent for the prosecuting attorney's office. Charles u. Travis, Republican Incumbent, is opposed by B. B. Sanders, Democrat, for Judge of the probate court, D. Ben Holly, Damocrat, is unopposed for re-election as collector G. w. (Dub) Ward, Republican seeks the office of clerk of circuit court, held by Ernest A. Lon» Democrat. J. W. McCloskejvRepublican opposes Edwin s. Huffman. Democrat and incumbent, for the otlice of clerk of the county court. John W. Green and II. E. Doer- ncr, Democrats, are unopposed lor recorder of deeds and public nd- mlnistralor, respeclively. Cecil has held the recorder's years. office for 33 Both parties have nominees for "II justice and constable township offices, with the exception of the justice office In Little Ri vcr (own- ship. There is no Republican nom- In Caruthersville (Little Pr.iiri- township> Charles E. Bra»f w W Corbett and "Gobler" Elliott Democrats, and Incumbents, will be op- Posed by P. J. secoy, L. L. Crocker and Abe Gaither sr., Republicans or the justice offices, 'mere arc three to be elected in this township. In the same township, ji n1 Marley. Republican, opposes Bob Dunivant. Democrat, for constable. Lutheran Pastor Will Speak on Reformation to Win Directed Verdicts How a miner's son became the great reformer of the church will _CHICAGO. Oct. 31. (UP)—Pcd- be , tol << tonight at the Lutheran -— a-.- .-.»• viiv; ijuvucmn school, Sixth and Walnut street t ,„ .,,_ ,„., pa6 , or U)C Rcv H ^ Movement. It was on October 31,-1517 that Tw, n ; , „, Martin Luther naim his. historic t£E2L DIsM « Case in Ohio 95 theses on the bulletin-board of O. (UP)-Harold the Castle church at Wittenberg ' farmer, has been It was this event that ushered iti n ^ver, a semi- the religious movement k wn n rare in this ell- church as well as In secular his lory as Ihe Reformation. Oklahoman Let Beard Grow for 43 Years GUSHING, Ok-la. (UP) —Gush- Ing's "Sanln clans" has let his whiskers grow for 43 years. Peter Naumnn's long snow-white heard attracts attention vrhcrcvjr the 80-year-old farmer goes. "In 1891 in Kansas I was too hard up to buy a ra/or, to say nothing of paying a barber, so I Just let my beard grow," he said. Memphian Escapes Injury in Collision With Truck at Ash and Division shortly before II o'clock today. Mills received only n minor bruise ir two when his car. traveling north on Highway (it (Division street) collided with n truck, driven by n ne- gro, turning Into Ihe highway from Ash street. The car and truck were locked together in the clash and swung over lo llm side of the street Mills' machine, turned halfway over and against the curb, was ignited when the collision sent gasoline pouring over the hot motor. Attendants nt a nearby service station rushed lo ihe scene with fire extinguishers and halted the blaze. During the excitement a Cobb ambulnnce and n city fire truck were called to the scene. Both the truck nnd the car were damaged in the collision. The tie- gro driver of the truck took night immediately following the crash The truck' was identified "as the pro|x>rty of Ed smith, negro woo:l- iian. SKSl TOP DIE 'Schoolboy" Rowe Looks for Strong Opposition From Boston in 1935 MEMPHIS, Oct. 31. (UP)-I,yn- vood (Schoolboy) Flowe, sensational young pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, today blamed Detroit's "col- apse" in the recent world scries o "too many young ball players" ".nd "too much" St. units. Rowe, in an interview over long 1'stancc telephone, predicted De- Court Bars Knoxville TV A Deal HAMPTON, Ark., Oct. 31 (Ul 1 ) - Posicmcn wllh bloodhounds hiinied through the brush country wanted for mieslloning In connec- Ilon wllli the slaying of Icoy Spenr, 15, of Tlusmnn. The hunt centered mound Kinsman und Klllsvllte. where offl- WASIIINOTOH, Oct. 31 \UJM~ rei-H believe- tlie negro .sought re- President Ruosnelt toduy foiecast fuse nflcr Spenr wns struck fiUul- steady Increases In the cost of llv- ly on the head Monday at tho nc- '"B despite foui consecutive v.eck- Ki'o's home, four miles .south of-'>' declines In official lecords'ot Kinsman. Spenr died from n frac'- commodity prices lured skull nt Little nock 'jester- Mr. liooseu'tt announced that " ll>y - :•• tho pay of federal emplnjcs would IX'imly- Sheriff lUnury Richie l)0 restored July 1 to •'the levels nld the United Press that posse- prevailing prim to a,is'per cent u!n hiul not round the negro's" economy'cut during the'v.orst derail »l IP. m. mill that 'fooling' JH'csslolj' period. Ton'pel'>cent'of •as lilitli among residents nt Kins- Hie ;pay cut previously' 1 had been man. lie would not venture lo sny restored, (hat feeling might turn' Inlo mob violence should (he negro bo •aught. Iron bars at. I lie end of (lie niinrv-w trail awult (housmids of the Itinerants who lire flocking to California, n typical group of whom arc shown licrc in goudoln and boxcar, neiirliig the Ciultlcn Slalc border. Scores of Ihe wanderers, drawn, Upton Sinclair's foes have charged, by.his Epic job nml land plan, nro being-given Jull terms, ns '"" " "^ n cl ">' "-'cclvliiB sentences In'a single Los Angeles court. Truelove Not True Mrs. Truelove Claims ninny us troit would win the American League pennant again next year but declared at least three clubs would »nke it "hot" for them. He named the New York Yankees, • the Cleveland Indians, and he Boston Red Sox. "I believe Joe Cronln at Boston vill make the Sox into a real flag contender, f or he is a smart and aggressive manager and will have he material," Schoolboy said. Rowe said he knew little of the National League except Hint St. •ouls would be hard (o beat. "You- got to hand it to those Dean bers, for they have (he stuff. They talk a i ol but tllcy hnvc Uw naterial with which to back it up Hid that's what counts." Nurses Pick Camden for Next Convention TEXARKANA, Tex.. Oct. 31 UP) ^_ Tlie Arkansas Graduate association today selected 'amdcn ity. as Us 1935 convention Miss Enphn Ilixson, of Little Rock, was elected president, suc- eedlng Barbara Belbncr, of Camden. Other oHicers: Miss Ruth Qiiinn, of Texnrkann, first vice-president: Charlotte Stack. Joncsboro, second vice-president; Wcllhn Goode, El Dorado, third vice-president, nnd Millions in 'Irish Sweepstakes Money Coming to This Country. ' NEWMARKET, Eng.. Oct 31 UPl-o. Wnlney's Wychwood' Ab- )ot won the Cambridge handicap odnj', showering $3,080,000 to 20 ucky holders of tickets on him hi he Irish sweepstnkes. A. B. Driscoc's Commander the 'hlrd, nn outsider, was second- lid Lord Derby's Highlander htrd. Other millions of dollars went to lOlders of tickets on the other lorses and to bettors who hnd wigored heavily in "doubles" on he ivmners of the recent Cesare- •Hch and tills race. Three Amerl- nns held tickets on Wychwood Abbot, netting them $150,000 cadi " a total of $-550,000. >Vychwood Abbot was nine to one In the betting, Commander the Third was forty to one, and Highlander twenty-two to one Thlrty-lhrce ran. Eight Americans held tickets on Commander the Third for $75000 each for a total of $600,000. Pour Americans held Highlander for 450,000 each or n lota) of 5200000 Americans won n total of '$2 108,317 In sweep prizes. OFFEUELPIN jy Investment Bankers Promise Advice and Assistance lo Adminisl ration WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS w nn'Ai 0 ,, 1 ' 31 ' <U!> >- T 'ic inv'est- nent Bankers association in clos- ng its annual convention today of- feree, its f,,ii assistance lo the Roosevelt recovery program. lo adjournment Us newly NP v P. rcsitlent . Ralph T. Crane, wn w , ' sald a spcclal committee «ould be formed for Hie purpose of taking tip recovery problems per"™L Wlt 1 Wellington officials. i special * „-"«, nf oiliu. ' » 4 «ivi,-i)»L-iiui "I liked It so well that I never M|M EIIa Clayton, Fort Smith, have shtived since. My wife and l sccr<!t '"'y-t.rciisurcr. tilt? fTlllnlit^r- (V-n.t f ri»> II- nn.... TilO RSSOMn f fni\'c my daughter, they trim It sometimes to keep It from getting waist length." The association's two-day convention, closing here today, was held outside Arkansas for the first time In (he organization's history. ., . -—...o ,.nd would ltempi to offer advice or other ..E,, 10 government agencies. cliii« . Investme »t Bankers association,'' he said, -already has and Is ready to cooiwrate with the irt- m nlstrailon In reopening the capi- r,ri.r'!!i' r » C L Tl)c wm'n'ltcc will cooperate >lth governmental agencies a»d work out problems with them.- Action of the ii 1,3.11 Homes Had No liatlilubs jovfr"lhc' BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (UP)-An! , . housing survey revealed (hat of 17,000 homes inspected for suggested Improvements, 1,331 were Immd lacking bathtubs. In one uistrlct it was found 35.2 per cent °t the residents were without bath"if! facilities. Utah Apple Crop Was Up SALT LAKE CITY Utah (UP) Ml 1934 Utah crops' arc smaller lhan the 1933 harvest with cxcep- tion of apples, Statistician Frank Andrews of the Department of Ac- rlcuUure 1ms reported, N ' C ' ttcr price Truelove didn't remain true long lo ills Truelove It would seem, Judging from n compliant n|ed in chancery court here.' Mrs. liuth Truelove has fllud nil action tusking n divorce from Richard Triietovc, The suit, filed under Arkansas' oo-day statute, alleges desertion after about-u month of married life. ' ' Claude P. Cooper is counsel for the plaintiff. • WE FflLHG IP Blytheville Continues to -eacl Slate in Number of Bales Hccepils or col ton nt comnrc<;sEs in Arkansas declined shsmily lust week, according to the weekly compress report or the Arkansas Cotton Trade association. Total receipts for the state jvere 52,801 bates, fo ra season's total of 549.232. compared to 30.8M for the week a year ago nnd 555,321 to the same date last season. Shipments continued light. There were S15.I50 bales on hand in Arkansas comprc.vies last Friday compared to 500,969 a year ago. The nlytheville plants or the Pcdcrnl Compress and Warehouse company had 01.140 bales on hand Friday. Receipts list week nnd for the season nt ten leading Arkansas compress points and at the three Missouri compresses follow:For the For tho Blytheville — Little Rock .... West Memphis Pine Bluff .... McGchce Walnut Ridge . Helena Hope Forrest City ... Texarkana Cnruthcrsville .. Hayll Week Season . 7.0SG . 5,6.11 . 4.818 . 4.419 . 2.601) . 2.457 . 2.12!) . 2.30(i . 2.097 . 1.867 . 4.397 1,687 83,165 42.378 70.869 46,872 2C.MG lfi.172 22,273 Portagcville 2,595 Mrs. VanderbiU Faints After Giving Testimony NEW YORK. Oct. 31 (UP) — Mrs. Gloria Morgan Vanderhllt fainted today when she left the witness sUinri in supremo court where she had been defending her moral filness lo have custody of her 10-yenr-old daughter. Gloria. Newspapermen, barred by Jus-' — J "" c "-I'l™ 1 *- *"« co- icc John F. Carey from the court operation was similar to that tak- room allrt Immediate' corridor, saw •"» last week in Washington b ytlic AIM. Vajide'rbllt emerge from the American Bankers association IK»«!-!IICT r/vn« nt\^ -n.* *_ n._ II TD CLOpDH City Takes Half-Holiday for Farewell to Century of Progress CHlCACid, Oct. 31 (UP)—A century of-Progress exposition, $55,000,0(10 wonderland niong the shore of Lake Michigan, today staged its lost perforinniice. .. . Like "The Last Days''of Pbm- pcll," the farewell or the world's fair wns a splurge of carnival spirit as the last of 38,000,000 visitors from all parW of the world tramped n)o;ig infdwiys r through lanes nf exhibits.' When the $1,000,000 Job of 'tear- Ing, down the fnlr i<r juried the desolation will be like Hint or a seashore resort In winter. Trucks and trains will haul nwny piece by piece nn undertaking erected In the blackest days of Ihe depression but one Hint "paid its way" despite the times. At noon today Chicago went on a holiday. Stores and offices were closed by proclamation ol Mayor Edward J. Kelly to bid goodbye to (he exposition. When tlie gates were thrown open today nearly 38,000.000 persons hnd seen the lair, 22,000,000 last year nnd 15,910,813 (his year. • Means Cheaper Dollar " Sfnllslicn gathered for the president fndic.ilc that the general level of real and, presumably Tot security viilac." will ilsc with living costs He .expects these Increases In Kilned to lessen tins dlr- HciiHles of debtors in paling then UllgflllDJIS j A rise. In li\lng costs nnd nn ih- crenso In values \\ould rcpreient a chcnpentnx of the doihr. There «'ns nothing said at the White House, houcvci, to suggest that (he dollar would be cheapened further by nrtmcinl means such t\i -another devaluation of its gold conlcnt *Thc. ndmlnlslrallon believes the economic forces already nt \\atk In this country will have the effect of cheapening the dc-Hai In Neither Affirms Noi" Denies He Is Supporti fig "Grab" Proposal LITTLE HOCK, Oct. 31 (UP)— Earl R. Wiseman, state revenue commissioner, said today that he lad "no statement lo make" regarding n report that he wns vorklng for passage next Tuesday of Ihe "grab" amendment which would give county and slate office loidcrs four ycnr terms. Returning at noon from Elylhe- vllle, where he assisted In the n-awctitloii of three gasoline boot egging cases, Wiseman heard the report for flic llrst time. Obvious- y disturbed, his only" comment nnmMi secretary ' of the nssocir. "" """ ' " : that he would nmkc no state ncnt He had been named nlong will, fioy Spence. highway commission .' ecretary, and other stale nppoin- mmb 18.013 2o]618 Mr<1 or "srab" amendment. 31,673 _ ..._m ^hairman Named for Marcus Evrard has been appointed chairman of the annual tuberculosis seal sale for Chicka- Mrs. John W. Edrington, of osce ola, received a similar appointment for the Osccoln district. ' .„ «,,, Bi , tlull „, ,«m.u.i -„ Members of their committees fairs nnd charges of scandal.:, will be made.later. of Recent Decline 'in Commodity Index terms of goods und values Substantia Fincct'tl . 't ' That ,thc csiiccled Incf^ise in llylne" casts will bo substantial Is Indicated here. The White He "e announcement probably will aggravate WHRC disputes 'between workers and . private. emp)o>crs On the other hand "Uie jie-shlcnt's an- tidtincemciil sidetracks an • otlier- wise inevitable 'cohgiessldnal drive fur pay cut restoration Congress may, However, -attempt lo aduince the restoration -date from July 1 to mid-winter; . The cost: of restoring the 5 per ceni, reduction will be $05,000,000. J Hallowe'en Masks Are Barred at Sikest S1KESTON,.,\fo.-Diic to rumor--* ed threats of new attacks on ije- grocs here. Mayor Presnall lins~pul>X. llshcd a notice asking that no one wear a mask over his face- on Hal- lowe'en night. Three neEroes.A<,e"re beaten recently in disturbances following HID confcaslmi that they robbed and killed n. white man /, :'Dne to the recent disturbance and In order to prevent nny further disturbances, I request that nil persons refrain from wearing masks over their faces while on the streets on Hallowe'en," the mayor said "Whilo I regret that this request has become necessary, I believe that oil law abiding and peace lov 1 - IIIR citizens will sec the wisdom 'of this precaution and will give me and the officers of tlie cih their complete co-operation" Bar Picks Harrison for Scrip Committee Zal B. Harrison'was named rep- resenlalive of the Blylheville Bar association on the advisory board of tho relief scrip organization. •U n meeting of the association his morning when aftornejs agreed' -o accept scrip In payment for services. Claude p Cooper was :lon's committee to enroll nil lawyers in the scrip program. Sam Manatt, fvy w. Crawford and Oscar Fcndler nere named ecretary, nn<l other stale nppoin- mcmljcrs of » committee to make ive officers ns supporting the a . rrall 8 c merits for a bar asspcia- pirri nr »,-,™i,» «....,..-»„._„. tion dinner probably some time text week when election of officers is planned. Annual Seal Sale Will Investigate Virgin Islands Scandal Charges „ h *,, r:~,;:"-, "" —-->- WASHINGTON, oct. 31 (UP>— sawbn district. Mississippi county Dr. Ernest Omening, director of which Is sponsored annually by the- the interior department's division Arkansas Tuberculosis Association.' of. territorial and insular possessions, will leave tonight for the Virgin Islands to conduct a personal of political emerge croui tile .. . . hearing room and slip to the Mechanic Sutlers Bums Her brother. Harry Hays Mor' ' - "" "•«»«. narry nays ator- prices took- a three lo five 6 »n. Jr., quickly carried her back ' i tho court room. A n- later she was said to turned to tho .sland, LEPANTO, Ark—W. H. Po<v!er, mechanic, .was pnlnrully injured here Tuesday when the car upon which he was working Ignited,- burn- Ing him about the face and head: WEATHER -, Arkansas—Partly cloudy, cooler'' In extreme northwest portion tonight. Thursday cloudy and cooler. Memphis and vicinity— Probably showers this afterhoan or torugnt. Thursday cloudy and colder,

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