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BIYTHEVILLE THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER fw -Mni VOL. XXXIII—NO; 182 niyllievlile lilylhcvllle Courier Herald Blylhevlllc Mississippi Dally Valley News Leader B1AT1IHV 1L1,K, AUKANSAS, FRIDAY, OCTOUKU 1C, 103G SINGLE COPTICS FIVE CENTS DEFENSE OF MADRID IS NEAR COLLAPSE Landon Announces 6.OOO- • • ' * ; . , .-• -. .. f ^^ ^ t ^' Will Try to Win California; Huge" G.O.P. Campaign Gifts Revealed. TOPEKA, Kans., Oft. 16 (UP) —Gov. Alf M. Landon announced today the most spectacular maneuver .In his campaign for the presidency—a dash 15 Los Angelas next week "to carry California" for the Republican ticket. It will be part of a G.OOO mile tour, in less than two weeks Hint will keep the Republican nominee on the campaign firing line'until election eve. He will cross half the nation to the Pacific coast return .eastward through Oklahoma, continue through the mid- west and cross the Alleshenies to ,t))n 'eastern seaboard and wind up his campaign in St. Louis and Kansas. >. It will Include speeches al Los Armeies October 20. Oklahoma City about October 23, Indian- oimlh October 24, Philadelphia October 2C, Pittsburgh October 27 New York city October 29, and SI. Louis October 31. "We are going to carry California." Governor Landon said in announcing his climaclic campaign drive. , . ^ i $105,000 Not All Says dui'ont WILMINGTON. Del., Cot. 16 'UP)--Lammoi rtu Font's contribution, of $105,000 to the Republican campaign fund, as cited ; by Dcmofcratic leaders, Is "mere'. - lv -J> ..moderate part of his con-1 ., tnbut.ions . to date," he ' told the United Press today. "Senator Joscnh P.. Gulfev's figures on my campaign contributions were correct as far as they went," he said, "but since then I have given considerably more. I don't have the exact figures al hand but the total is very substantially more than $105.000." Giiffcy ill New York listed total contributions bv tin Pont and his associates of $333,000. Landon Guest of Ford Gov. Alf M.Laudon (left) and Henry Ford (right) n rc pictured as the Republican presidential, nominee Inspected Greenfield village, the. 19th cent.ury American .'.community brought together by the auto magnate near his. Dearborn, 'Mich/, home. Governor Landon was Ford's luncheon guest at Dearborn prior to his Detroit speech In which he cited the automotive industry's growth in spite of it's dc• fiance of NRA'. Weir and Pew Contribute WASHINGTON. Oct. 16 (UP)— Oamnaign contributions of almost $100,000 by Binest T. Weir, pitts- . burgh steel magnate, and J. Howard Pew, Philadelphia oil man. were revealed today by the .sen- ale campaign expenditures committee. Weir was revealed to have contributed $35,550, mostly to Republican stale mid national organizations. Pew reported contributions of $55,050. also largely to Republican national, " state, and Iccal groups. 1 Scores Disclosures NEW YORK, Oct. 16 (UP) — Robert II. Thayer, chairman of the Republican nuance committee for New York city, today described Senator Joseph F. Guffey's disclosures of du Pont family campaign contributions as a "flagrant and shameless use of non-partisan governmental agencies for political purposes." The Democratic senator from .Pcnijiylvr.nia reported K'Steixiay that Investigators for the D;mo- cralic senatorial campaign committee, of which he is chairman, had uncovered du Pont contributions (o the Republican campaign lotaling 5383,000. Three New Members Are Elected at Special Meeting Last Night. An entire Blytheville hospital board was chosen by the city council at a special meeting last ni»ht. C. M. Buck and Louis Cherry were re-elected to the board and Loy Welch, C. A. Cunningham and Mrs. C. W. pAJffflick were chosen us new members, replacing J. H. Smart sr., Joe Isaacs and G. G. Caudill. Mr. Welch was named for a term of 5 years, Mr Cherry, 4; Mr. Buck, 3; Mr. Cunningham, 2, and Mrs. Atllick, 1. The council decided to ap|»Int the entire board membership at one time when it discovered thai, i •— ...... — "- «•••> juunmiv the same board had served since - v a "• wils °n. chairman and body without Jolln w - Mc 5'er, tlu- committe" ' nullc ' ll|! " lc <Irive - ' Eklns Off for Honolulu :' Aboard Hawaii Clipper. ; '' MIDWAY /ISLAND;*-'.Oft! VIC I'll') : — Thr Hawaii icjippel rarryi.ij; H. It. Kkiiis,' drumid Ibe ;;wprlil reporter racing for Sun/Francisco, took off at 5:<a A..SI; (Midway Time) today fur Honolulu. Chickasawba Disli'icl Contributions for Democratic Campaign Are $6,600 The Chicknsawba district uf Mississippi county is within- $001) »f its $7,-iOO quota Cor the- Demo- cralic na'tional campaign fu'nd. it was announced this creation of the change .and without terms renewed. Ttie hospital, owned by Ot - 0<1 P r "Srcss is being' made the city, is operated privately bv lowar< l raising the Osceclu dis Ur. P. L. Husband, who leases it' from the city. u s- lllllf o! M 'c county's $15. ! 000 quota, according to A K Tile council also selected Louis Bnlll;lm - Osceola district chair- Garner from among a number of i Inan - who snitl tllat ''c- w applicants as custodian or janitor P rctabl .v bo Closing Stock Prices NEW YORK, OcJ. 1C. (UP)— United States Steel'common stock advanced 2 points lo a new .i-vcar high at 77 3-4 today to lea;! an active rise on the slock exchange. A T and T 179 3-8 Anaconda Copper Bethlehem steel Chrysler Cities Service . .... Coca Cola '.'. General American Tank General Electric General Motors International Harvester McKcsson-Robbins Montgomery Ward ..... New York Central ...'.'. .... Packard 12 7-1 Phillips Petroleum 44 3-8 Kadlo Corp H [_g St. Louis-San Francisco 2 1-4 Simmons Bed Standard of N J C4 1-8 Texas Co 42 5-P U S Smelting 85 1-2 U S Sleel 28 Warner Bros 14 1-1 Konile 83-1 of tlio city hall to succeed the late W. A. cole. Garner has been acting as custodian for two or three months, during the Illness ol Mr. Cole and since the !nt- ler's death. The council had indicated at ils regular meelinc Tuesday night that selection of a Janitor would probably a wn it the regular monthly session in November. The suggestion of Jack Deh'sle hat the city take a $250 membership in the International High- lion r, a rT fa , li °"' for tlle P™"°£ MI BWay 18 aml c °™«t- hiE highways across the state, was rejected at last night's meeting. 1 he council conferred inrorm a r- 44 1-8 74 1-2 129 1-8 4 121 02 3-4 43 72 1-4 8!) 1-2 10 58 48 1-2 orm a - ly with school onictals over the water rale situation nnd agreed to ask T. G. Seal, member of the state department of public utilities nnd a resident of Blytheville for a number of years, to meet with the school board and council next week. The schools have been supplied with water free but the Dlythevlllc Water company has protested this situation in hearings before the department of here 1 "" iU( ' S reg " rdl "B tllat ''c- would to announce , _, .^ . „,.„_, ,, v , UILI11JUHH contributions by residents of tl ll; south end of the county lomor- row. Mr. Wilson and Mr. Meyer have received contributions amounting to S6.GCO in the Chickasawba district. They hope lo complete the $7.500 quota next week. 25.03 25.03 25.01 Scllmeyer Gin Co. W. L. Castlebcrry .. J. M. Million Frank !. Noe O. 11. Johnson J. C. GiblMns Eail Kiech H. I-. Drown Dr. K. V. Hill Meyers Urns. Gin Co. Mead Clothing Co. ., R .Ncwsom j n. David O. H. M«rt"' ' „.„„ G. I). Hidings looa Lewis Winters Dr. A. K. Robinson C. L. Smith Judge Ponders •TVA Decision Decline to Attend RfjJalJ Function at Which Mrs. Simpson Is Guest. / LONDON,, Oct 16 (UP) — The Archbishops! of Canterbury and York recently respectfully requested to be allotted to decline on In- vllntlon to attend u rojal func- l'r>n al which Mii> E'f ;st Simpson was scheduled to be present,'.trusl- I'ortliy ..lourl circles icvealert The Archbishop or .Canterbury Is the primate of aU'England and the Archbishop of York' -'r'aiiks next to, him In the ' Anglican •hurch. , LDIISTS Fill Early decision In the suit of. 19 ' Disclosure of the Incident -caiis- nowor companies challenging ; proval to make . his association with Mrs. Simpson less noticeable, Churchmen Talk Wilh Kinj This might be especially irue now that Mrs Simpson Is about lo be divorced. The American, woman's suit (.oines up In the Ipswich assizes within two weeks. The incident involving. the two archbishops, court sources said, involved a personal interview \Utn King Edward at which they'plain- ly Intimated that Mrs. Simpson was Ihe reason for iheir refusal lo allend tile function, whereupon the king blushed- furiously and seemed most distressed. , The archbishops were adamant, howey.er,; and,.did not attend...,;,. London papers have carried i'Vio mention of Mrs. Simpson's' di- .vcrce suit, filed Wednesday, in which she alleges that, her husband has beeii guilty 'of misconduct with, 'another woman— the only legal ground for divorce in England. Mrs. Simpson, It is. predicted, will continue lo appear In public with' King 'Edward, 'accompanying him to the .royal country home al. Sandringham early next ivcek with a- small .party of friends, -i Estranged fur Some Time Delations between Simi>son and his .wife, friends assert, will remain "amicable." The estrangement of the Simpsons has been known for some time. Simpson's friends say lie has been rtomcs- lically unhappy for a long time, but was unwilling lo file suit for divorce because of the necessity under British law of accusing his wife of misconduct. The break was hastened, it Is said, by on ever-growing stream of gossip linking his wife's name with that of the king. attorneys to dismiss the suit lor lack of jurisdiction. The casa'' will be carried to the U. S. Su-.' prem« Court. :' Speaks in Driving Rain to Big Crowd at University ,pf Cincinnati. '. '.•>..-. WPA Head Answers Request of New Jersey Republican Group. WASHINGTON, Oct. 16. (UP) , n.,*. —Works Progress Administrator Chirkiisiwn district contribu- Harry L. Hopkins today refused tions not previously published fol- 'he request of the New Jersey He- Io(v: publican campaign committee 'for Leroy Carter Gin Co $10D.fO WPA payroll figures. W. H. Bryaul I CO QQ Hopkins said that "complete sla- °""" "' n '" n " 50.0D "sites concerning WPA, including the number and total salaries of employes, are available to the public at all times. 25.0D 20.00 15.0D 15.0D 10.03 10.00 10.03 10.0D 10.00 10.00 - - 10.05 Paul Coolcy 10M Masons Meet Tonight Blytheville cltopler No. 117 of the Royal Arch Masons will meet tonight at 7:30 o'clock at the lodge hall. Walter Johnson pitched one no- mi, game, July i, 1920. F. B. Joyner George Hay Lee Beardcn R. L. ndl S. H. Cr.rter W. O. Haney Tom Hilt T.' E. Tatc ........ Kalhfrinc Denton C. c. Counts Carml Store Co. . \\'. W. Cos I E. E. Byrd 25.03[ "Bui," he said, "such demands 2>.OD,ns were made by the Republican campaign committee in New Jersey arc nearly always made for the puroose of solicitation and coercion." Hopkins' action was made public in a letter to Walter E. Edge, chairman of the New Jersey G. O. P. group. In the Idler Hopkins said: "H is obvious Hint the object of your letter is to secure the names ami salaries of individual workers. "We absolutely refuse to gUe out the Individual names, salaries or addresses of ovir workers for commercial or political purposes. "Let me repeat that the Amer„.>*/ lean public Is entitled to nnj •5.03 will receive full facts and figures 4.09 concerning Ihe operations of the 3|00 Works Progress Administration. 3.0JJ We insist, hou'i'vcr, on protesling 20jLoiir workers as Individuals from 5.00 .CINCINNATI, O., Oct. 1C., (UP) ^Before^thousands of citizens- who crowded ; ,;lhe stadium- of the u'nl' verslty/.of Cincinnati '• despite a driving' rain, President Roosevelt today .-otwned his campaign for the electoral vote of pivotal Ohio 'What's a little rain between friends?" the chief executive said as ho -drove In an open'car onto the soggy field. .; t "There Isn't a merchant, industrialist or - wage earner who docs not say conditions are, better than they were,".he said fn..pointing to economic sains attributed to the federal emergency program. ' A group of a dozen students, wearing sunflowers, began shouting, "We want Landon I" when Ihe presidential party arrived after a drive through downtown streets thronged with people. The president smllinirly "made reference lo the November election. "I am inclined to think that on November 3, and lhat isn't very far off, we arc going to have an Issue presented lo us. Shall : we continue Irylng to do what we have been doing for greater human security, for grcaler human happiness? , "I am not Ihe least bit worrlrl about the result." New York Cotton NEW Oct. Dec. Jan. Mar. May July YORK, Oct. 1C. (UP) — closed steady. open high low close ... 1190 1200 1187 1187 ... . 1198 1206 1196 1200 ... 1192 1202 1190 1199 1197 Ijny noo ,205 1200 lit! 1199 1209 1193 1204 1193, 1203 Spots closed steady at 1245. up New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS. Oct. 16. (UP) —Cottoi Oct. Jan] Mar. May- July closed steady. open high low clone .. 1193 1197 1185 U85 .. 1191 1202 1191 1199 .. 1189 1195 1184 1195 .. 1191 1203 1191 1202 .. 1192 1207 1192 1205 1190 1200 1190 1200 up Spots closed steady nt 1245 7. * Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, III., Oct (UPI— Hogs: receipts 4,500 Top 10.30 170-240 Ibs 10.15-10.30 HO-100 Ibs 9.90-10.15 Bulk sows 8.85-9.35 Catlle: receipts 2,000 Steers 4.75-8.20 Slaughter steers 5.00-7.50 • Mixed yearlings and heifers 4.25-9.75 Slaughter heifers 4.CO-4.75 2.00i commercial and political exploits-1 Beef"cows 300-375 l.OOltlon." " , ; -cutters and low cullers A Little Help From Idaho Senator 'Might .Swing Stale to Landon By RODNKV nilTCIlKIl SPRINGFIELD; in.-jusi one ot those speeches which Scnaior no- rah'refuses to imiku for "the Hc- imbllcan ticket might easily cinch Illinois and;her 29 precious electoral votes for Governor Landon Mention the "Lion of Idaho" to any regular a. O. P.'polttldu.i In Illinois and you produce an Instantaneous explosion, For Illlnolsr-onc'of: those slates which IJuidon musl carry lo beat Koosevelt—Is dangerously doubllul And Borah, whose power In the slate was demonstrated when he Jolted Col. Frank Knox by carrying everything'In the presidential primaries outside ol Cook County has left the party slicing 'the mournful melody and bitter Tctrnhi of "Here .Am I, but Where Vrc You?" ; . , .;. ; • :.'• . 'So many cross-currents, concealed daggers, new ung'ucssablcs, ixxs- sible phcmiBllngs and magoozllngs arc to be found that few gamblers uaro offer odds wortii incnlloiilti" on tiie outcome. " Ueinocrute S(art late Democrats have begun their campaign late, not really starting until Ihe president's Chicago speech lii April's primaries they piled up a nn.t a million more voles than Republicans and Illinois tlicn ssemed a sure New Deal bet. •: • ..Vigorous Republican , '. efforts' since Landon V' noin Ilia lion''have' produced .some' bnckwlng, Whether the Republicans can successfully;.meet the impact of the'Chicago states and; federal Democratic, patronage 'machines Nov. 3 may. depend on the amount of money Ihev can loss into the pot. 1 Mayor Kelly or Chicago says privately Roosevelt will get 1.100,000 voles In Cook County and Landon between 800,000 and 850.00. ..'If .Kelly, and Boss Paddy. Nash nnd their.city machine, can make (Contimetl On Page .!) Traffic Halt! Beauty Afoot! TOUT FLIGHT Government's Position Appears Hopeless So Far As Capital Is Concerned . GIHRAl.TAU.'ocl. 16 '(U | 1') — Spanish insurgents I opened u tumble airplane ' .Ixunbiirdmonl s o n t ii of Miidi'id today while on : lhe, (•round their infantry and cavalry drove ih'inoi-nlizect, ' loyalists in toward Madrid on n do/en, roads. > . Loyalists fired on 'their own'men to stop a disorder- ' ly retreat which threatened' I to become a rout and send tons of thousands of fear- cmxod nioii running back [into the /capital. j The Madrid government's | position was desperate and [apparently, so far as Madrid was concerned,! hopeless. ', I It was ^indicated strongly i that the , nationalist bombardment from the aii- cut | Hie Madrid-East Coast ,Rail- ioad in several places and thus cut the government off from, any means of rcli;cat from Madrid except by hicli- •ivay or ' ' What's good for the driver is good for the pedestitnn, thinks Gypsy,Rose Lcc, New York Fol^cs.beauly, »ho> has tnkcn «omo-.-if not nlli-ot the pcill out of wolltuie home nt night by affixing red safely rclltctbrs to her purse. AsV it there 'weie not though sparkle to Gypsy wilh- ' ''out-'era. Confidence Game „,„, Trick Knife Succeeds but Vicim Summons Police. thts RULE OFJ, UIJ; Priest's Ouster Demanded in Court Action by Pittsburgh Member. DETROIT, Oct. 10 (UP) - A •bill of complaint, charging "mismanagement" and asking the removal of Father Charles E Coughlln and others from their trusteeship of the National Union for Social .Justice, was filed In Wayne county court here today by John H. O'Dmincll Pittsburgh. The bill, which names six others with the radio priest, char(hem "mismanagement, unlawful conduct, bad fallh ne'-' ligence and Ixeach of trust In the performance of their du- J-, W. Gllpln of Lequlre, Okla " fined S25 in municipal court morning on a charge of conspiracy to cheat. Gilpln and n confederate fleeced a farm youth out of $20 h crc yesterday by a simple trick. Gil- Pln admitted the charge and en- ered a plea of euilly this morning. His companion escaped, however, with the victim's morey. The confidence grime was worked with the aid of a trick knife Oilpln approached the victim' showing him how to' lock or un- ock and open a one-blailcd knife by a spring on the back, 'men lees and was permitted "an absolute and despotic control over Ihe organization." O'DonnclI walked from Ihe N. U- S. 'J. convention at Clevc- ttcs." Those named were FMhor Coughlln, B. p. stcphenson. Marie W. Rhodes, Kugcnia Burke, Do"- othy Rhodes. E. I'crrian Schwartz nnd Mrs. Robert E. O.'Drien of Roynl Oak, Mich. O'Donnell, who identified himself ns a member of Ihe or- ganizaliou and a contributor lo Ihe trust fund, further charged knowingly to the and told ....u.i.Mgiji LU me victim and told the confederate he 'would borrow $20 from Ihe farm youth and lift the other man the money that the youth could open Die knife within a given time. The knife blade jras locked ^j position by another method and try as ho would the victim could nol open It. Sensing a conspiracy, the victim sounded an alarm and police arrested Gilpln, the man with the money escaping. Ccne PIceman was fined S2S on charge of operating an automobile without license. A forfeilurc of Ernest Middle- Ion's bond on a public drunkenness charge was ordered. Chicago Wheat open high low cloje Dec 1155-8 116 1-2 115 3-8 11C 3-3 Ma 1U3-8 115 1-4 114 1-4 115 1-8 Chicago Corn Dec. May open high 94 5-8 91 3-4 low close 93 3-4 93 89 3-4 00 1-4 89 5-8 89 7-8 clalmcd exceeded $1,000.000. ^... -,, ^.H.VVM--\I *>i,uw.\/vu. . MU«II *iun;tttL;} Him m IltaUJ The bill asked removal of the pcrvlsion to combat disease. trustees and appointment of .. receiver pending the disposal of the suit.. The bill said that O'Doiincll was bringing the suit as a member of the organization and in his individual right. itc-phcnson, named In the bill, !,i Eht ' linirl nf »^,n •» rl«t-*~-— •»» , T iii|jin.. of the Michigan N. Coughlin's perso ..» soa secreary, and Schwratz Is the editor of thel N. U. S. J. publication, Social Justice. Bailey Checks Campaign Records of Job Seekers LITTLE ROCK-Pcrsons who get stale Jobs under the inconilm* Dal- Icy administration after January 12 wui IHJVC to prove that they took an active part in • tfie successful campaign, It was disclosed by reliable sources close to the nominee Bailey, according to his friends has set up an extensive bookkeep- "g nnd reporting system, In which Uic activity of every person con- ,'iected with the campaign was re- Workers In his headquarters have completed this file of camps*™ employes, what they accomplished . It Is fiom tills file that a major™ Uy of the minor state positions will be filled and friends of the nominee e\presse<i the opinion that those who ucr5 inactive in the cam- Pnlgii would have little chance of Belting on the stale payroll, when their cnmpilgn recoids had teen fhecked G. 0. P. Labor Chairman to Quit A. F. of L. Council WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 (UP)^Wllliam Hutchcson, Republican labor chairman, is preparing to resign his post on tiic American Federation of Labor executive council because he disagrees with the Federation's analysis of 1936- presidential candidates, due to be icleased this week, it was learned lodny decision would indicate that the analysis would, in effect, put Ihe Federation on record as endorsing President Koosevclt In preference to Gov. Alf M. Lnn- Suggesls Co-op Plan For Cotton Tenants MARKED .TREE. Ark., Oct. IB (UP)—C. T. Carpenter, Marked' Tree attorney, today proposed lo the Arkansas Farm Tenancy Com- —• *" i-vrin LLJUUJI ,iv tfiuvii" *" 11 - • •« "".'i-j.io * i\iiii i Liiuucy uom- land last summer after casting inlsslon the cstablish'ilipnt of tcn- the only dissenting vote against nil| s and day laborers on small Willmm Lcmkc as (he orgnnlai- contiguous farms which would en- tlon's endorsed candidate for. the nl) le them to secure the ndvan- prcsidcncy. He was • ' : ' -- •- - - --from Pittsburgh. His complaint, which ho char- —-, „,„«. u , lllt; acterizccl "of Interest to all mem- commission and formerly attor- bcrs of the N. U. S. J.." asks »ey for the Southern Tenant Far- for an accounting and reslltii- mers Union, also proposed a state """ of funds which O'Donnell Program of adult education lo put delegate l "8es of large holdings through cooperative enterprise. Carpenter, a member of the' down Illiteracy and of health su- WEATHER Arkansas—Generally fair tonight and Saturday. Slightly cooler to- Memphts and — Mostly A light year Is nearly six million million miles. Cooler. The maximum temperature here yesterday was 78, minimum 50, clear, wilh .95 of an Inch rainfall last night, according to Samuel p. Norris, 'official wealhei''observer. '

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