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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, September 11, 1933
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Served by the United Press THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI URIERNEWS HOME EDITION VOL. XXX—NO. 151 Blythevllle Dally, N«w». BlythtTlUe Oourtar. MISIL'dppl V»lte? Leader. BlytaeTlUt Herald, KVILM':, AUKANSAS. MONDAY, SUI'TKMliKU 11, I'm SINGLK COPIES FIVE .'CKNTS LAST OF MISSING BALLOONISTS SAFE Cuban Sailors \Valrh U. S. Ship's Arrival l..osl Balloon Hacers Safe •A !•:££_... J Cuban sailors, manning a gun turret overlooking Havana harbor, survey the arrival.of the U. S. cruiser Richmond as it, steamed inlo Ihe harbor to join,the concentr.--.iinn of V. S. naval vessel? milled lu the strife-torn island lo protect American Maine, Long Dry, Votes on Prohibition Repeal PORTLAND. Me.. Sept. 11. (UP) —Maine, dry since 1851. voted today on ratification of the 21st amendment. Impartial observers . gredicled it would be tlic 26th con-. secutlve state to repudiate national '• ..... ..•-.. Today's election opened the final phase of the drive to repeal the 18th amendment this year. IN KIIIE |Says Gin Code Needed lo Save the Industry New Tropical Storm Reported by Bureau WASHINGTON, Sept. 11. (DP)-A new tropical storm, similar to iliuse that, battered the Florida and Texas coasts last week, is developing near the West Indies. | The weather bureau warned that! the disturbance was ol wide extent and considerable intensity. The storm centered today about 300 miles northeast of the Virgin Islands. Youite .T.yronza, Farmer In Jail at Osceoia on Murder Charge. OSCEOLA, Ark., Sept. 11.—Arch I Olson, 25-year-old tenant farmer • of Tyronza. is in jail at Osceola : charged with lie murder of C. L. Long, 35. who died at a Memphis cjuarrel ot a dance on the Gus Mc- Clenci'jn plantation near Whitlon Saturday 'night. MEMPHIS, Sept. 11 (UP)—John Sharp . Williams, Mississippi plant- the er and ginnei, predicted collapse ui the-south's co'.lon-«ginnlnir'In- dustry today unless the proposed ginning code is adopted. Williams, son of the late Mississippi senator, was addressing a {.•inhering ul 1,500 representatives (•f the ginning industry and fann- irs from California to Ihe Carolinas. The proposed code, which is bringing proleMs from southern farmers, would increase Ihe pritc cf cotton ginning. "It is surely not th-™ purpose | of the government lo delay sign- [ ing of a code that will save the j obljcrs Met: With Smal Safes Conlaiiiiiii» Currency and Securities. .ST. PAUL, Minn.. Sept. 11 lUP) — I Two small safes containing $1UO,- 000 In currency and securities were ;d' by tight gunmen who held ]> c'liipioyi'S of the Railway Ex- rr^b agency today. The robbers, vho executed their larlng robbery beneath the con- curse of tlic Union station, es- uprd. The holdup occurred a few eel from tlic train that was walt- iiit tc lake the shipment ol vuln- ibk'.s lo Minneapolis. The ciglH\ bandits sprung from he dim light under the station is the Iruck containing tlic ship- | nciil drew to a stop. Three of the Kinrlils brandished suweil-off shotguns and two were armed wllh n:lomatlc pistols. Two of the bandits menaced the messenger and guard while the others drove tlic truck over to their sedan. The safes were trans- lured in a few seconds. As the bandlls sped out of the concourse basement toward the asi they fired several shots. ," Rouniree said. He wa principal speaker agains adoption of the agreement. ' Laal ' year the average- chartjt' lor ginning was S3 a bajc, bag- ivng ami lies included, Rountrce "I am Informed thai at a mcel- in Birmingham on April V2 Fcurs for the safety of two teams of entrants in Iht 1 CJOrdon Bennett International Balloon races were ai nu enii toddy with the receipt Polish Contestants Also Roach Safely After 90-/ Mile Walk. AKRON. O., Sept. 11 (UP)—As hope faded for the surety of iv.'o Gordini Bennett cup racers who look to (hi! ah- from Chicago a wei'k afco Snlurduy, word was llnrhed to the world todny Hint Waul T. Van Onnnn mid [funk Trotter, balloonlsts ot the Ciood- yenr IX.. wore safe. -A message lelavcd to Hie Goodyear Tire and Rubber company said the 'two pilots had landed wifely u week ayo Sunday nl^ht i\t Tlmigiinl, In u remote section .'of Ontario, Canada. ' : Tho balloon. In which they had taken off lo compete In the international balloon nice, was damagr cd by a thunderstorm but managed to rencli ground safely, .tlic mesagc sold. , Tlw message, relayed by the Sutlbury office of the Hydro.-Elec- Lrlc Construction company, fulled lo .say where the pilots were', al present. ' ' ' • Pol« Ttll of Hardships Hlvlcrc a 1'lerrc, Que. ,(UP)— The two rolish entrants in "the Ja'rnos Gordon Bennett balloon ' race lotlay told of their sufferings from hunger, cold and weurliiesa on their 00-mile trek, through the of reports that they had reached civilization after landing in remote sections of Canada. The balloon racers left Chicago Saturday, September 2. Ward T. Van Ormau, led above, pilot, and Frank A Trotter, right, above, aide of the Goodyear IX., American entry, were reported from northern Ontario. LI. 'L. Di.rzyiukl, left, below, aide, and Capt. F. Hynek. right, below, piloi of the 1'ollsli entry, reached a railroad point in Quebec Saturday night after a 90-tullg walk 1 .' . through the forest. Admits Stabbing Memphis, Obsei*VatiOn8 Railroad Man But Claims Self Defense. Rounlr;e declared that the ginning season was so short that it should be allowed lo go without code tins year. Closing Stock Prices A. T. and T 131 3-4 Anaconda Copper 11 3-4 Bethlehem Steel 40 1-4 Chrysler 49 1-8 Cities Service 27-8 Coca Cola 90 General American Tank 38 1-2 General Electric 24 3r4 General Motors 34 1-2 International Harvester 41 1-8 Montgomery Ward 25 3-3 New York Central 50 3-8 Packard 5 Phillips Petroleum 17 1-4 Radio 0 1-4 Simmons Beds 26 St. Louis-San Francisco 5 1-8 Standard of N. J 41 3-8 Texas Co 28 1-2 U. S. Steel 50 ginning industry, rates we oper smith's great Williams said. "Under the under last, year, and in the amount ol volume we lost due to the reduced acreage. \ve are going to lose money. "It woulci be impossible to operate a gin under those rates on : > paying basis. "If there is not a ginncrs co;le this year, the ginning industry will be bankrupt at the end ot ihe season." William It. Rountrec, Alabama awyer. Olsen surrendered to Deputy Sheriff Shell Harrison soon after he slashed Lonu's throat. In jail here last ni^ht lie told officers be cut l/ong with a pocket knife in defense of his life when Long cauic at him with a pair nf knucks after the two bad had words over Long's contention that Olsen payed loo much attention lo Long's wife at the dance. The affray took place on trie porch of the house where the dance . was being held. Officers said they ] found no weapon on Olsen when 1 they took him in custody. ! The trouble occurred about 10 , o'clock Saturday night. Long was .... „_, ._ ..„ .... taken in a private car to Memphis 250.000 Alabama cotton farmers. ; tr V's $45.000,000.000 bank resources National Administrat i o n Will Insist Upon Credit Expansion. of Memphis, was returned to Memphis today to lace a murder charge after being picked up by officers at Wilson. Walker, who had left Memphis immediately after the fatal stabbing of the eh'glneer, had been working" on the Mary V. plantation — by C. R. Wilson. He was taken into | analysis. Peter Molyncaux, editor of the Texas Weekly, has won national recognition as an able analyst of; economic problems, Because Texas j is preeminently a cotton producing | £tate he devotes more attention lo Ihe problems of cotton than to any other and has often been the first to point out the vital weaknesses in proposals for the supposed benefit of the cotton farmer and the south advanced by men less well informed and less keen in their custody by Jess Grear and Webb Grear, sheriff's deputies, and Officer's Tom Craln and Berry Cram of Wilson. The engineer, known by the name o[ Edwards, was fatally stabbed On the editorial page of the Courier News today is reprinted part ot an editorial from Saturday's edition of the Texas Weekly which cx]»ses a very serious flaw in the administration's proposal while walking on Lamar Avenue i f or con t r ol of cotton production who said he represented! WASHINGTO, Sept. INI. (UP>the' department of agricullure anu . Virtual federal control of the coun- and reached the hospital absut 3'r.^ued ngainst adoolion of ! o'clock Sunday morning. He died '. on the operating table. New York Cotton NEW YORK. Sept. 11. (UP) — Cotton closed barely steady. open high low close Oct. Dec 888 918 888 925 894 944 <!12 Ml School Superintendent's Office Entered Again The office of Superintendent Crawford Greene at the high school as entered son-.e time Saturday ight. Desk drawers were ran- . llic ! Wft s believed today to be a possi- ' - , i new banking policies. The degrtc to which the govern- ilton ginners marketing agree- ', b 'e outcome of ^ the government's incnt. "If you increase the price ginning $1.50 per bale, you will LUS|. the fanners of Alabama $2,- of Johnson Hopes to Win Coal Code Agreement between Roland and-Rowell streets in Memphis, with two companions. Fxlwards' companions told officers at the time that a negro who offered to sell them some liciuoi became incensed when they refused and stabbed Edwards, who died "almost Instantly. Walker told officers here he stabbed Edwards in seK-dcfcnse afler the trio had abused him and kick- him when he refused to gel Jan. Mar. May July 868 888 895 912 931 347 976 931 945 908 918 933 950 9M Spots closed quiet at 903. up 20. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 11. (UP) —Cotton closed steady. open high low Oct. Dec. Jan. Mar. May July 865 884 892 910 927 955 894 915 920 934 954 965 SG4 884 892 909 927 955 close 886 905 913 932 9(8 963 Spots closed steady at 876. up 25 Chicago Wheat open high low close Sept. 81 1-8 85 81 1-8 84 1 Dec. 85 £9 1-8 84 7-8 88 1- Chicago Corn open high low close Sept. 45 1-2 47 5-8 45 1-2 46 3- l)ec. 50 1-2 52 3-4 50 F? WASHINGTON. Sept. II • a ... ir WAHHIMj lUiN. DC pi. U (.UfM l ut JUIMIIIK>I.I ULU ackcd, apparently in a search or I _ protmctcd negotiations over the Ing policy, as it was noney, but so far as could be de- • d , le(| blUlmmous coa i code to- American Bankers ermincd nothing was taken. En- dav movcd , 0 ward a conclusion ry was gained by breaking the Wl)at Rf , cou . ry Administrator H nient expands its power over the j c d banking system was ejected to I them a drink at their request, depend largely upon economic conditions and steps taken by Individual banks to expand loans to business. The administration disclaimed any intention to operate banks. The administration's new bank- lass in a door. i s.''"johnson described This is the fourth time in a year splrLt of coopora tjon. was outlined to the association con- in.'vcnlion at Chicago last week, was High considered in banking circles as a as a new virtual ultimatum to banks to ?x- Nab Negro Who Fled With His Wife's Money pane) loans to business. aat the superintendent's office lias , whHe Jo i, n50n was confident of; wen entered. At no time has any- willllill(f au agreement on the coal i _ hing been taken, but considerable codc chairman Wagner of ihe I Ash Street BuildltlZs amage and inconvenience has been National Labor Board appealed to' aused. Marauders are wasting: olp ii a | ann - labor to "forget . all heir time breaking into his of-1 f eu ds" and work unselfishly for flee. Mr. Greene said today, be- \ success of the recovers' program. Coal operators in public stale- OSCEOLA, Ark., Sept. 11 — Thomas Perkins, negro, in county Jail here cbargeil with robbery, is In line to discover that wife's property is not necessarily her husband's. Thomas' wife. Aiidic, got $170 Insurance when her brother died recently. She I'.cr house to be derived rcti forests after running a gamut of thunderstorm!! on their air Journey. -'.-.'""'• Tlie balloonlsts, Cant. Franclsek Hynek and Lieut. Zingnlew Orzyn- skl. who set out with-.other contestants on September. 2 from Chi-. . cazo, said they".'Were "• In' the air 39 hours and 30 minutes, and estimated they traveled oh: a north-, eosternly course approximately ,812 miles. - - - ._ r . ;^ After.pawlos tht','«lId jn\iiitry;of^ middle Ontario and Quebec they', descended in a forest at 10:45 a. m. (Eastern Standard time) Monday, slightly more than 100 miles '. northeast of this railway Junction i point, 60 miles northwest of the; .city of Quebec. Walked 90 Milts • -• I »f( Vir-i I They salt! they suffered from LCll VciLd-• , d at n , gnt on thc 9[) . m |i c Wttlk; tlOfl Retreat Concealed,through the forest to the railway , T -I '•" ne which took from last Monday in Auto Irailer. ! morning until ssturd&y night. After a meal and a night's rest DETROIT, Mich., Sept. 11 (UP) —Henry Ford who "escaped" from they said they were In good shape. Aided only by a, compass they his wilderness retreat under the. plotted a course back lo civiliza^ canvass covering of an aulomobile tion until they struck the Ciniadta'n trailer und returned secretly tol National railway near Lemieux. Detroit, confcired with company I Secllon hands gave them a lift on officials today over the NRA au-! n hand car 12 miles toRIvIere"a tomoblto codc which- lie has refus- Pierre. cd to join the industry in signing.' They hod only a few oranges Secreted In his Dearborn labor-; for food, and these were gone atory where he often putters In j when they sighted the welcome soiled clothes, the billionaire man-! railroad tracks. Bearded and un- ufacturer closeted himself with ad-! kempt, they walked thc tracks in- visors . ! to Lcmicux. Friendly French Can;.„ , Reports of his return were con-|«d!an villagers gave them food and c that the firmed today by a Ford official,; drlrl!c from the who refused to say when Ford left I next yenr. It Is a matter that involves thc welfare of our own community. Some readers of the Courier News may believe that the benefits acreage outweigh the all will agree that any ,ulan which than two weeks. j will take from many thousands of, Saturday afternoon a niolor car southern families the opportunity with trailer attached left the " ': to cam a living leaTra much lo be main gale of the Mountain club. 1 H. R. Simpson. Lufkin, Tcxks,' ^sired ' Reporters and a few curious per-.youlh, has admitted the theft .of That is what the admlnlstra- sons who waited there for Ford's a car from the Rent-A-Car and tlon's cotton acreage reduction reported ilium to Detroit were in- Taxi company of San Antonio, program in Its present form will formed today that thc maniifactur- Texas, since his detention here Frir dc. The plan should be modified er was concealed In the trailer, i day night by Raymond Bomar, dep- .so thai all who depend u|x>n cot-. under wraps. , nty constable, whose suspicions ^'ere luctlon program will his Big Bay, Mich., cottage, where| . , . n •. p '•••• c harm It will do. But lie had been vacationing more Admits stealing C«r '. ; at San Antonio, Tex: ton for a living will share in the! benefits of the program for the economic rehabilitation of cotton. Holland Man Assessed $100 Fine at — — •— i Illg 1ILJUUI UJ k*l.UlIH,lpUI OSCEOLA, Ark.. Sept. 11.—W. A.I A. Cunningham Saturday. ' aroused -when he noticed that the | small sedan bore no license plates. Woman Fined $50 For ' Simpson's two companions, Blev- 0 . . | • Ins, Ark., boys, were released after rOSSeSSlOn Ol LlCJUOr Simpson assured officers that he i picked tl:e boys up near Blevlns Mrs. Buster Sweat was fined $50' and that they were unaware that for illegal possession of intoxlcat- the car was stolen. Young Simpson Ing liquor by Municipal Judge C. claims that Arkansas state license kept it in a purse al Oates, 35, of Holland. Mo. was flu-1 in Wilson. Saturday cd J100 by Magistrate G. U Wadcell . . ause neither money nor anything Ise of value is ever left there over- light. numb; bombarded the revised code, More Checks for Cotton Acreage Cuts Received Tile total of compensation checks for farmers who plowed up cotlon acreage which had readied the of- :lce of J. E. Critz, county ngricul- ural agent here, was approximately 300 tcday with the arrival of about 40 checks, preceded by 100 Saturday. More than 1,700 contract! were signed by farmers in the Ciiicka- sawba district of Mississippi county and probably 1,400 checks remain to be received here. Most of Saturday's group were for small amounts and were said to have totaled about $18,000 while , - g, ., , I night Thomas decided quite sitd- tO A. li. SnlDley denly to take a irip. packed a suit i case, took Addles $110. and left. Sale ol two lots in the 300 West I She discovered his departure a few As!i street block and the brick] hours later and notified Deputy ...- buildings thereon by Mrs. Addle j Sheriff Jess Greer. •drafted by the NRA, on which fln-| W olff of St. Louis, widow of the| Sunday afternoon Chief Deputy al public hearings will be held -].,t e Abraham Wolff, to A. G. Shlb- j Sheriff Hale Jackson, and Deputies Jess and Webb Oreer and Shelt Harrison took Thomas on a south bound bus at Marion. Then they tcok the $170 off Thomas. This morning he Is awaiting trial at Osceola for robbery. tomorrow. Huffman Man Jailed for Shooting at Uncle Buford Walker of the Huffman i.ection was lodged In Jail over Ihe wvek-c-ud by Erwin Harrison, Htekman township constable, after hn allegedly emptied a pistol at his uncle. Sid escaped unhurt. Walker, who todays 40 were for around $9.000,i.'hooting it was slated. biawl. A third man grabbed Walker's pistol after he had fired the shots only lo have him pull another gun. Young Walker was disarmed before lie could bring tha sec- ind weapon into use. Constable Harrison said the lej. Luxora wholesale merchant. «as revealed In the filing of Ihe deed in circnil courl here Sal- trday. While the deed only set forth a transfer of $100 and other considerations revenue stamps affixed 10 the instrument indicated .that 53.500 changed hands In the tiansaction. The buildings were formerly occupied by the Greyhound bus station and the Peoples Garage. here today on his plea of guilty to a charge of driving while Intoxicated preferred after Vci car allegedly slde-swiiwd a Greyhound bus north of Luxora between five and six o'clock this morning. Oates was arrested by Jake ThrallkUl, deputy slwrlf, of Wilson. Occupants of the bus and Mr. Oates were uninjured in the accident, : applications he hsd on his person Mrs. Sweat, wr.o was arrested by,were stolen by him from t:-.e state a raiding parly of police and slier-• capitol building at Little Rock. iff's deputies, appealed to circuit! A telephone call to the Texas court. ! firm from which Simpson said h'e Charges of Illegal possession acre-stole the car confirmed lib story! '' odged against Doyle Byrd and C. H. Byrd and their cases set. down trial today. Eddie Hugh Lemons, negro, was fined $10 and sentenced to one day for petit larceny. Tennessee Deputies Shot by Moonshiners KN'OXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 11. 11<UP) —Three Knox county deputies DIGHTON, Mass. (UP) — Most : were wounded, two seriously, In a freakish ol all the vegetables Man-1 gun battle tcday with four moon- uel P. Silva has harvested during; shiners at Riverdale community a half century ol farming is a five-! park, near here. Deputies Ralph Inch cucumber which grew Inside a i King and l/;wis Underwood were in gingerale bottle. The cucumber, a serious condition and Deputy climaxed a ' drunken, which almost completely filled the John Martin was suffering painful bottle, lias been put on exhibition.! although, not severe injuries. Services Held Sunday for F. S. Barger Baby Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at four o'clock at Maple Grove cemetery for Freeman Barger, eighl-months-o'.d son ot Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Barger. who died Saturday at the family home here His death was attributed to malaria fever. The Rev. Mr. Rhodes officiated at the services. The Cobb Undertaking company was in charge of funeral arrangements. The deceased Is survived by four brothers and one sister. Charges of traffic violations were docketed against s. T. Freeman and Chester Caldwell. Seveh Crap Shooters Nabbed in Raid Saturday Seven men were arrested on gaming charges by police in a raid Steelc Man Charged With Drunken Driving . i • Frank Wisdom of Steele, Mo., was arrested Sunday afternoon by Police Chief Ed Rice on a charge of driving while Intoxicated. Wisdom was lodged In' the city" jjsil awaitl.-j trial tcday as was a I companion who Is accused of public drunkenness. Saturday. WEATHER the group, in an exciting crap game, failed toiJJ^J B ^£ lock the door and were so Inter- ( Mempnis and vicinity - Cloudy ested they did not recognize the, tonlght . and Tuesday, probably officers until after they had march- i thundershowers. ed Into the room. I Several put up cash forfeits in- 1 The maximum temperature, here . dlcating that they would not ap-1 yesterday was 95, minimum -70, pear In municipal court Ibis after- i clear, according to Samuel p. Nor--> noon. iris, official we*lher observer. .

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