The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 1, 1936 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 1, 1936
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THEVH THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND'SOUTHEAST MISSOUni VOL. XXXIII—NO. 1UD niythevllle Courier Hlythevlllc Herald Bl.vthevllle Daily Niiws Mississippi Valley Under BLYTHEVILLB.. ARKANSAS, THURSDAY., OCTOBBR 1, 1936 UNDER WRECKED PEOPLE EOfiflli Free Admission for School Students and All Children Under 16 AT THE FAIR Tonight — Opening of horse slicw in front of grand stand, including pony sliow and jiole team exhibition. Itoman lump by Alice Sixty, rodeo star. Friday— School Day. General admission free to all holders of school tickets anil to all children under 16. Judging of swine and cattle exhibits. Race program including free-for-all pace and Hotel Noble Derby. Horse show and Alice Sisly in front of grandstand at nigM. Saturday-. Fins; afternoon of racing, Firework* program at nielil, including reproduction of naval battle. Sunday— Horse show in front of grandstand from 2 to 0 n. m., including championship riding and driving events. General ad- miirion free on Sunday lo all children under 16. reclamation The Mississippi County Kiiir is u real success, but Vlic eo-openiUon or iho 'citizens is necessary. Kridny, October 2, is School Day and will lie one of the Lest days of Ihe. Pair. Onr merchants and other businessmen o!' Dlythuvillc ami of (he other towns of the County should get into the spirit of the Pair aml>iul their encouragement to the Mississippi County I'Viir Association by closing their places of business during a part of the' clay. Therefore, Friday, October 2, is proclaimed as School Day at the Fair and ail mercantile establishments and other businesses in Illytheville and the other towns of the County are urged'to close from Two O'clock P. JI., to Foiir-thi';ty O'clock I'. M., and to take part in the activities at the Fairgrounds. ! WITNESS my hand as Mayor of Blylhcville, this October 1, 103(5. CECIL, S1IANIO, Mayor. PREPHS CITY FOR LOJG SIEGE I'ood and Water Supplied Believed Adequate fbi Prolonged Defense' HEIRESS CARRIES ON iSusrect Ordered Held to I O IT t i Young people lake posses- among the schools of the county and all children under 16, whether provided' with tickets or not. will be admitted without charge. . Schools in Blythcville and in many other communities of the county will be closed tomorrow af- Grand Jury by Acting Municipal Judge Charles Robinson, alleged plck- • pocket, arresled at the Mississippi county fairgrounds yesterday nfler- Fair Officers Seek Phonograph Records '"'Officers of the fair association appealed to Blythevillc residents today to furnish them with four phonograph records, needed for the horse show, which they have been unable to find In music stores cither here or at Memphis. The records wanted are: "The Lnst Round Up," "Hand Me Down My Boots and Saddle," "My Indiana Home" and "Home on the Range." Anyone able lo supply any one of them Is invited to telephone, the fair association office, No. 108. ternoon to permit pupils to attend the fair and Mayor Cecil Shane • issued a proclamation this morning urging merchanls of Blytlieville and other towns to their places of business from 2 until 4:30 p.m. tomorrow to permit their em- ployes to see the races. The day's program will include two of the big racing events of the week, the free-for-all pace and the Holel Noble D?rby. Also scheduled are the judging of Ihe cattle and swine exhibits and—at night^a continuation of Ihe horse show which will open in front of the grandstand tonight. Rig Crowd Sees Fireworks The "Battle of tlie Argonuc" and tlie elaborate fireworks display which accompanied it brought the largest crowd thus far to the fairgrounds last night.. The fireworks, first on such a large scale to be shown here in years, were received with enthusiasm and arrangements have been made for another display, with couiplete change of pro- gtsm, for Saturday night. The Saturday night show will b c featured by ft naval battle in fireworks. ' I Total attendance yesterday was estimated by J. Mell Brooks, fair secretary, at about 8,000. Only a fair crowd was on band for Hie opening of racing in Cn» afternoon bill the customers were treated to keen competition, and horsemen among them were well pleased. The principal attraction tonight will be tha opening of the ho°rse show. Tlie pony show anc a number of special events toniglit and Alice Sisty, former, will make her th; over an automobile, st man fashion on Ihe baci and Brownstenc, her ol< horses. Burdellc Communll Judging of most o! was completed yeslcrd; mnjor prize of $50 In action of the fall grand jury on a charge of robbery by Acting Municipal Judge V. O. Holland this morning. Unable to make bond, scl at $500, he was lodged in the county jail. •A spectator, watching Ihe races nt the fairgrounds yesterday, said lie felt a movement as if 'someone had brushed against his pocket and noticed Robinson nearby.. A mo- mentklaler as he turned to watch the start of a race he felt a tiig at life hip pocket, and-discovered •tliaji'nls wallet was missing. He no- Llccd Robinson walking rapidly iway but .when he caught up with the man the latter did-not have ills pockelbook. Two ;men, standing nearby, brought the pocketbook lo the victim, stating that they saw Robinson drop it on the ground where they found it. A policeman was called and" Robinson was arrested. Orvill Simpson, who created considerable excitement in a brawl at Dell, was fined $25 for disturbing the peace and $50 for assault and oatlery. Bob Craddock, deputy-constable of Hector township, the arresting officer, showed signs of an encounter with Simpson before he was able to subdue hini. V. D. Orerman and Fred Powers were fined $10 for public drunkenness. A similar charge 'Was docketed against Willis Bronte. to Sue. The ini unusual procedure of liav-i in? .g negroes try a member of! wlio repre- I heir own race was brought about by the efforts of Stntc Senator Alfred Feathci'Ktone. who scnled the defendant. Fealherslone, wlio : said Circuit Judge : Patrick Steel denied his .motion _to quash the. graiid jury indictment against his "client because no negroes were serving on the grand Jury when tlie indictments was' rctiirnedr.ifllcd"* a motion for trial before : jury, that was allowed. Tlie Jury, composed of working I'or {.'he- Cadcjj Rirtjv Lumber company and living in Glenwood. early this afternoon was hearing loslimony of the third state witness with Indications that the defense witnesses might lake the stand before tlie end of the day. Hy United Press The Madrid government pre- unred Itself for n long siege today as he oncoming nationalist Insurgents threatened lo enchcle the capital. ' | , I Although the rebels have confl- dcnllv boasted thai Ihey will en- l»r the capital by Oclobci 12 If ======— the sieges of other cities arc any • e ,.| tpr | 0n a may ^ n long wlj|le before Madrid falls. Hie wai Is now Hearing the start of 'its (mirth month. The \vnr Is now Hearing the sliirt of Its fourth month. '" It look almost Hint length of time fcr the rebels to capture Toledo. Similarly Ihe reLxh ale still holding out nt Orledo In UIL northwest, despite a loiij, and \lo lent siege. Other liMund cities nlso arc holding out in Miiotii parts of the country I Must Conserve rood \\ iler The Madrid government mus lerliig. further volunteers and coii- fcriuts. seemed dcleimined to fii'ht It out.. .Much rellaiici wus r-lnccd on the rescries from the nisi, coast who so far have been" called on to da no fighting. | Madrid recognized tlie pra\el I the sea. .however" by the advunc-' rebels hi the Toledo nrei arc threatening tin nnuorl railroad junction of Aran 34 miles north of Toledo', Fate of Murfrcesboro Defendants in Hands of Members of Own Race . MURFREESBORO. Ark., Ocl. 1 (UP>—A Jury composed entirely of negroes today was hearing evidence here in the murder Irlnl of Charles Gentry nnd Freeman Lee. negroes, charged with Ihe murder two months ago of Jas- ,. rer Evans, negro, living near An-1 danger of being cut "oil Vrom MTU QW Candidate Declines to Say Whether He Former President TOl'KKA, Kims., Oct. 1. (UP) — Oov. Alf M/ Uuidoii prepared today for a conference laic tills at- Icruoon with former President Iler- uei-t Hoover. Hoover lalcr is expected to speak In behalf ot the Republican presldenllal ticket. The meeting with Hoover will be the governor's llrst visit with (he former president since a year ago last spring wjien Hoover visited i Tojiena. Grbunds Too Wet For Ball Game^Today rOU> GROUNDS, N, \'., Oct. 1 (UP)—Ankle-decji mini and bi^ pools of waler on the Polo Clro|iuds today caused liaseball Commissioner Keuesuw Mountalit' I mulls, to order postponement of he second World Series (jaine ii'lwceii the Cllanls and .HID Yunkees, Tlie second game will be played tomorrow at Ihe Polo Clrounds, vonlhor pennlUhij;, and Ihe .ser- es schedule set back one day. Judge Lnndls made .his decision nl 10:20 a. in. after n cure-fill'In- spection ot the Held 'from the lome plule to Hie farthest reaches of the outfield. He was ncconi- mnled on his Inspccllon by Joe McCarthy, manager of the Yank- negro negroes York Cotton NEW YORK, Oct. 1. (UP)— Cotton closed steady. Oct. Dec. Jan. Mar. May July The open high . 1225 1229 . 1220 1223 . 1217 1221 . 1218 1221 . 1215 1217 . 1203 1203 low close 12 1C 1224 1207 1218 1208 1207 1203 1193 1217 1213 1213 1201 Spot Average, 12.34 average price of 7-8 inch middling cotton on the ten designated spot markets today was 12.34, according to the Blytlieville Board of Trade. Dec Chicago Wheat open high low close 1133-8 1133-4 1123-4 11311113-4 1121-8 1111-4 1111-2 Land Forfeited for Non- Paymenl of Taxes Involved in Action Filed first state confirmation be filed against lands In ant juez which, controls the line to Allcan.! on the coast. fcnitly the go\ernmenl (look every precaution lo conser^fe ther'food and-' water, supph Mcs« of Hie water comes from north cast of the city and is' not 'fiien- accd __ unless the rebels break 'Ihrou'gh "hi the 1 Gua'dnrrania or •Huc'sca sectors.- .The 1 government seemed to feel' that the food supply from immediately adjacent districts would suffice if controlled. .Unofficial sources in Madrid •estimated today that the loyalists have' lost 100.0M dead and 2CO.COO wounded In tlie civil war so far. There was no estimate of rebel casualties. 1 Accustomed to being wnted on" by sohcilous servanls Margaret porrance o£ Philadelphia, lioness to the huge Doi ranee soup for,tune, finds it a lark to lunch cafeteria style at the Bijn Mav>r. Pa., horse show KigMIng for People Says Franco BUIiQOS, Spain, Oct. 1. (UP) — The insurgent armies are not defending capitalism biit arc figlillng for the people of Spain, including the workers, Gen. Francisco Franco proclaimed today in laklng over supreme leadership of the provisional government as j>olllical dic- FREFD •JTTEHJilTE Communist Candidate Released After Attorney Reads His Speech TERM HAUTE," Jnd, Oct 1 (UP)— Earl. ^rowder, Communist candidate for president, thrown In [ail yesterday, to forestall a Com- tator and commander-in-chicf the armed forces. of Closing Stock Prices The suit to Ihe Chickasawba district of Mississippi county since 1930 has been instituted In chancery court here by Attorney General Carl E. Bailey and S. L. Oladish, Osceola attorney and special counsel to prosecute actions in both districts ot Mississippi county. The suit seeks to have title quieted and confirmed in the slate as lo all lands which have been forfeilcd lo the stale nnd fcr which the period, of . redemption allowed by law has expired. Some tracts named in the suit were NEW YO*X, Oct. (UP)— 11 be held >Jeo per- Hng jump "ling Ro- 'of Whale Dl Ranch ^ exhibits v with the <i-sh going to Burdctle for Ihe best ommunlty exhibit. Wilson was -ond and , ry and work sl award of Individual rlcultural exhibits iu, negro fab:, held In n- ft; of the main exhibit ably be announced negro display of Chicago Corn Dec May open 94 8D 3-8 high 94 3-8 89 5-8 low 92 3-4 88 5-8 close products has been highly praised jy alt who have seen it. Arrangement 1 ! have been made, it was announced today bv Secretary Brooks, lo reserve a section at the west end of the grandstand for negroes who desire lo watch the races and other events held In front of Ihe grandstand. A special entrance will be provided at Ihe west end of the stand. Scnath Band Plays The school band of Senalh, JTO., under the direction of R, L. Morris, furnished mu:Ic for the afternoon and night performances. This band of 40 pieces was supplemented with several Blytlieville players. Tlie Caruthersvllle band of 50 pieces, also directed by Mr. Morris, will play for the fair Saturday and Sunday. In an announcement made forfeited for non-paymenl of stale taxes as far back as 1903. Tiie aclion by Attorney General Bailey and Mr. Gladish, county- Judge «lcct, was filed under provisions of Act. No. 119 of tlie 1935 legislature. By this act the legislature sought to give the stale a , flaw-proof title to tax forfeited' juk- lands. . i" > Lone Oak third in this," tM. Prize winners werc.aUo announced in the ' " sll ws, but . ors for ag- V'S not been I yeslerday Mr. Morris staled thai completed. u Pr'M winners in the there are now 40 enrolled in Ihe Blytlieville band and when the quota of 50 is reached the band will begin immediate work on training for public appearances. Stocks were quiet today with prices irregular. Bonds also were irregular. Two wheat positions made fracllonal gains while others were down small amounts, cotton futures cased on limited ;support. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 1. (UP) — Cotton ended the day steady and virtually unchanged after' a brief rally in the late trading. Final prices were one point higher to two points lower. | October was oil a point at 1219 and December unchanged at 1215) o|>en 1219 1217 1216 Mar 1212 1208 1200 Oct. Jan. May high 1226 1219 121G 121C 1212 1200 low close 1215 1219 120fi 1213 1212 1212 1209 1209 1199" 1205 1194 1195 Tlie last conflrniallon suit'changed. brought by the stale In Ihe — Chickasawba -district of Mississippi county- was in. ' Spols closed quiet at 1255, mi- nunisl ol 8:45 rally, a. in., was released today Just 25 hour.-! and ., 15 minutes afler Ms arrest. Vagrancy charges on which Browdcr, Waldo Frank, New York novelist; Seymour Wnldmnn, New York, Communist national com- mittceman; Charles Stadlfelt, Indiana Communist, secretary, and Andrew Remcs. Indianapolis, were held over night were dismissed by the prosecution at the opening of city court. ; Authorities were agreeable. They had accomplished their main purpose by preventing Browdcr from delivering campaign Browdcr in person address scheduled last night. . likewise was pleased. From his jail cell lie called upon the nation to witness his imprisonment ns evidence of the rise of Fascism." His speech was read over a local radio station at the appointed hour by his attorney. son agreed liny licclnlly n ing a ball would be work." ( The conlereuce was described as 'n sequence of a recent telephone convrsallon." Governor Lamlon b , utu lvlu , avoided qnesllons as to whclher he diamond was In Invited the former president to Topeka and merely said that durhig the telephone conversation Hoover said "he woiilu stop off here." Times for Knowveli NEW YORK, Oct. 1 (UP)—The New York 1 Times announced today that It would support President Roosevelt for reelection. In n two-column editorial tho newspaper criticized "(he narrow nationalism" of. the Republican party and gave three considerations which it rcgn'nU as dominant that entered. Into its decision They were: ...'.• „ •1.—"The president Is keen enough judge of public opinion lo make his second ndmlnlstra- llon more cops'crvallve than hi 1 flrst . . . • • 2.—"The president's reelection will -provide insurance against radicalism of 'the- .soit which the United'Stales has most lo fear, i^ 3—"The narrow nationalism for which:-the Republican party sliindi today Is In itself a policy .which if put Into force would cany us rapidly In the direction of both re El me nt n't ton', nnd radicalism ,. . '." Roosevelt hi West Virginia ..EI.KINS, W. Vn, Oct. 1 (III 1 ) — , ,.,..,. ..•>,*.> ut*v;nnuji, lit 1(1 nrr 11 i ri i cnntnln and third baseman of Miei c eII lm ' 111 ilde of the road Cilanls. Both McCarthy and, Jack- "" " 1<1 " 1 """'•"" 1 " 1 """ 1 reelection drive into this mountainous West Virginia college community today with nn appeal for federal and stale cooperation In solving , the problems of proper use of natural resources. Mr. throng Roosevelt of' : 15,000 ' addressed, a persons', assem- ni- , bled In a 'natural amphitheater tric Davls-Elkins college, annual Mountain Stale festival. Despite n heavy rnln hundreds of persons lined the streets antl highways along which Mr. Roosevelt motored • from his special campaign train. Before • arriving nt Elklns the president made ' brief appearances at Thomas and Parsons, Sv. Vn., but cancelled a 50-mile motor drive because of the rain. Tonight he will make n major address at. Pittsburgh. Must Guard Natural Wealth Mr. Roosevelt called attention lo the natural resources of West Virginia as emphasizing the need for Intelligent use of such wcallh if II Is to be conserved for future generations. "Tills . beauty." wonderland he said, "is of natural at one mul Judge Is Kmbarrasscil HONOLULU (UP)—A judge in a criminal case ordered Court Officer Moses w. Knululaau to quiet the same time a. challenge and i\ | justification . . ." The president . paid tribute to ccs, .ami Travis Jackson, field JO-Coac Whisky Cargo' Spills Ovet Her > iri .-.Tennessee Accident • ARLINOI-ON, Tenn, Oct. t (Ul>>—Spllli'ii IKJuor from a il<l»or laden iiutomobllc und muddy wnter weio believed lo have brought death by drowning ' to Mrs. lima Mlllu, 27, of Memphis, near heio today Mrs Millei nnd liei husbiitld, Loycc, M, were enronlc ttom Fulton Kj t lo Memphis uhcn • Millei failed lo make a cune nt high spud mul the cm crashed. Lnndls Dial the no condition kind of ball gnme, cs- world's championship event. "The Held Is entirely loo wel," Lnmlls snld, "to offer a fair lest of baseball. Oiitlleldera simply :ouldn'l run on this wet turf nnd :hc Infield Is so sloppy that field- Miller was only' slightly Injuied. Mrs. Millei was pinned beneath. . i the oveilinhcd automobile Ex- unlnallon of her body showed no serious blillses or cats arid', ou- liorltks believed ihe drowned In i mlxlme of muddy wnter and which iroiired from Ihe car's load nftci nearly all of ap- iroxltnulelj ft cases weie bmasli- !<l by Ihe Impact. ' j pure guess, Black Giants and White Rocks Capture Sweepstakes al Fair f - $' , Bcnnfc ifewie land,.,' ciiarijy vlllc, shared honors fn thd^ pouf- try sliow nt Ihe Mlsslsslpiil County Fail, Judged yesterday. BnrJc- rr'.s Black ainnlf, won thico o (he s-wccpslakes awards and Jles- sle's White Rocks won two. The sixth sweepstakes prize, that for best hen, went to n Partridge fiock entered by, Harold Phillip' of Manila The chickens Joe Mette, flclalcd In were Judged'. u., Memphis, who has of- similar capacity n every poultry sho«- conductcc with the county fair since 1328 Bob Blaylflck, poultry:'sliow manager, said that the poultry show this year wns not . quite up to standards of former years bill expressed the belief that rapid Improvement would be noted In future shows. Results of Iho judging follow: Daired Rock—young pen, Simor Sinotherman, Dell,. first and J, 2, Wallace, Dell, second; cockrell, lj. Barker. Blythcville, Route MorgentHau Declares aj -" Hearts "Facts" Wrong , - ? <** WASHINGTON, Otl 1 (UP) — Secretary of the -ticasun Henry Morgt" Ui»u; jr^foday ct)arK«a Pub- '"i Usher William ^Rsndo'iU ,. Hea'riM with iising "iri , reel" \'niK lii an"' edllorla! crl.ielzlng President ' Roe,-cielt ^%^ Angered by a signed edJlorkl^in *•*" Hearst newspapers today attacking Prfsldcnl Roossvelt. and']ils,*»ll< cki, including 11* ne» tri-n«Uloff monetary agretmeht, Morgehthiu exclaimed: "I riad »hat he said He?has i>l? f«(.t s Income!. ,vOn u, hf^ »)ml right have~ie fo* lend' to Prance. We will not loin money to France." Sues to Force Payment on Insurance Policy Mrs. Tishte Smith, widow of tae_ late j p Smith prominent Bljtlie- \ille farmci, has nied suit In cir- ' cuit_ court here against the John Hancock Mutual Ijfc Insurance, coinpany.of Boston,.Mass., to compel the comimny to pay h»r as beneficiary the sum of $2000 aK. leged to be due under a life insur- ' ance policj 'issued to Mr Smith in 101C Mrs Smith alleges that her husband ixitd premiums and contln- • ucil the |»llcy In force for 20 years' and that the policy had not been forfeited at the lime of Mr Smith's death, Maj 4, 193S, b»causc of its nccumulated value, even lhon°h a. premium was post due at the timeiV. Holland and Darhom are counsel' for Mrs Smith second; pullctt, J. L. Wallace,. Dell, second. . , Black Quint—young pen, Cliar-; les .Barker, . Blythcville, Routa 2.1 P ~ 7~, first; hen, iiaioid piiiiiips, Man- segregation of Insane ila, first.and second; cockrell, Max Issaccs. Manila, second. Rhode Island fled—young pen, J. -W. Alley, lilylhevlllc, second; cockrell, Mrs. F. A. Owens. Dell, first; pullelt, Mrs. F. A, Owens, Dell, first and second. While Leghorns — yoini: Considered in Ontario 1 Rowland Route 1, Howard, first. pen, Blytlieville, a disturbance room. Moses outside the court-.i progrnm ' returned and re- 1 " II f s 'a the work done by New 'Deal and other government agencies. In carrying forward n conservation work Into -which we ported, "Your honor, they're nolj can "" enter heart and soul," lie gentlemen, as you said. They're jsald, "because there Ls no political judges." . j partisanship In nn activity whose j par . , -- , j object is to preser^ and restore Total eclipses of the sun occur " lc " fc of our B r cat out of doors." 'earth about White Rock-old pen. Bcnnic Hcssic, Blylhcville. Roulc 2, flrsl, nnd Abbolt Johnson. Blythcville, second; young -peu, Abbott Johnson, first, nnd Mrs. W. C. King, TORONTO, lario's Insane Ont. may (UP) _.0n- in future ; bo" segregated according lo type Prime Minister Mitchell ^ea- ', burn lold a doleg-Ui.n from* hos\l pilals thai Ihe government'Is con- T"' sldcring segregation of different'* ; types of menially mint as tlie' next logical step In (ie\clopmcnt of Institutional work in mental hospitals. The premier said that tlon of criminals was n Ontario • 'U^A'- somewlicrc on once In three the years the average length of totality is le.w than three minutes. but fina de nniil 1334. Tcllicr of Little counsel, in 1930, crce was not entered _.. A number of landowners intervened In that suit attacking validity of proceedings by which Ihe stale sought to perfect title nnd were successful in preventing a decree agalnsl lands Ihey clalm- ed. Sniitli's Applause for Smith'Almost Drowns Out;the Hisses of Auclience| !",»!£? NEW YORK. Oct. 1. (UP)-Tho nient the trumpets blared he was '• stra(1 °" of thelr wartime efficiency. Hoes of War Parade lirsl; pullelt. .1. F. Scrape, SEC- I HARBIN, Mancliukno (UP) —A end; rockrcll. .1. P. Scrape, scc- I parade of a thousand dogs, all ond; hen. J. P. Scrape, second. Iralned for war pnri»ses. was While Glanl—young pen.' H P. held here during Ihe air defense j Meadows, secorai. exercises. Tile dogs were nsscmb 1 '"' park cily square, where Ihey gave, a demon- Carulhcrsvllle, Mo.. Roule 2. see-i practice and saw np leason end; hen, Abbott Johnson, first: the same principle should ilot^be 1 pullett, Abbolt Johnson, first and P. T. Dlckerson. Blythcville. Route 2. second; cockrell, Mrs. W. C. King. Caruthersvllle. second. White Wyandotlc—old pen, J. F. Scrape, Blythcville. Roulc 2, first; youne pen, J. P. Scrape. More Tour Glacier Park man who applauded so loudly during four showings of the "March of Time", news reel of the Rev. Gerald L. K. Smllh In a Broad_ way thealcr that he almost drown- icd out the hisses was, it was Icarn- !ed today, tbe R»7. Gerald L K. i Smith himself. GLACIER PARK, Mont. (UP)- The self-appointed heir of the «r. i ™ tuillcd tllc de - latc Hue >' Lo "«' s Sli'arc-the-Wealth pressoi. There were 120,353 vW- movement went to the theater to ors this season, an increase ot CO ! see Ihe film, most of which he had ° VCr 3l,llO inolor care entered park as against 20877 for year Rnu lra ,. cl - thu 6.348 as compared with 3,«i a 5'enr ; ago. Also' suggested himself to the editors. "'"*" l " " Ihc I He lliied it so well he stayed to see last the show four times, was Smith fell asleep during the rest In of the program, once disturbing his . neighbors by snoring, but the mo- awake, hands pounding. Tlie news reel editors regrcltecl Ihnt Ihey had been unable to use all of the material Smith furnished, especially one of Ihe stunts'he ussd in outdoor speeches. He told them, they said, that he used to hide a man In a tree with a phonograph and a record of Hiicy Long's voice. He would lell his audience how fine it would be if Huey Long "could talk lo us now." Then he p would point lo the sky and plead: ' -"Huey, spesk to us." At that cue ^the man In the tree would s la rt Ihe phonograph record. Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, III., Oct. (UP)—Hogs: receipts, 7,000. Top, 1 10.35 170-240 Ibs. 10.25-10.35 HO-IGO Ibs., 8.00-9.W Bulk sows, 8.05-9.25 Cattle: receipts, 3,000 Steers, 7.50-9.35 Slaughter steers, 5.25-10.00 Mixed yearlings and 5.50-8.50 Slaughter heifers, 5.00-9.75 Uecf cows, 4.25-5.00 Partridge Rock — hell, Phillips, Manila, first. Turkeys — Trco, Henry first. Harold Lutes. applied to the mentally ill Patient Spends Days Bouncing Rubber Ball, ' TOLEDO (UP) — John Smith bounces a, rubber ball all day in a hospital here to restore suppleness' and strength to his fingers, burri-*.' '. ed by hot tor In a roofing nc'cC-"' dent Smllh siys Ihit Sam B>rd a member of (he original cast 'oi; Broadway's "Tobacco ' Road," is the world champion ball-bouncer . _ , , , ,, ,, because he did his stunt through GECSC - MtTi. Charles Abbolt, i m performances of the play. Blythcville. nrst nnd second. I B iit Smith holies lo lake Byrd 3 Ducks-— Rowland Howard, niy-| title In a few more weeks of- thevllle, Route I. first, and H. A. bouncing. ' Dnvall. Blytlieville, Route 2, sec- ' , ond. Girl Foretells Her Dc.llh LYONS, France (UP)— Berthe Bolgnard, 21, who died here, forc- lold her own denth. A few days "°n. her WEATHER Arkansas—Fair tonight and. Friday. Cooler in east portion • tonight Memphis' and. vicinity—Fair, :arKT heifers, ground, without looking very closely nt It, Berthe cried out: "Oh, mo- Iher. I know the .writer .of that Tli/ inaximjJm temperature here yesttrday was 74, minimum Cutters and low cullers, 3.00-4.00. n was her.lelter. letter Is go'.ng lo die In a fewrfays."i cleor, according lo Samuel ' SB, p ( 'Notrls, bfnciai wrtlher ofaserrer.

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