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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 28, 1936
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BLYTHEVH THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPEH OF VOL. XXXriI—NO. 102 niytlievllle Courier niytlieville Herald Blyiheville Dally News Misslsslp))! Valley Loader m,YTIlKVIU,K, SPECK GIVEN S, WBDNKSDAV, OCTOHKIl 28, | 93 G SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS LIBERllM President Speaks on Anniversary of Erection of Statue of Liberty BEDLOE'S ISLAND, New York City, Oct. 28 (UP)—standing at the nation's portals where have entered millions of the world's oppressed. President Roosevelt reaffirmed today Ills philosophy of freedom nnd jiencc. "A .better civilization -than any we have known before is in store for America," he said. The chief executive siwke in thc chndcw of the Statue of Liberty I nt services commemorating the' Si:Hi anniversary of its erection I His address, broadcast lo the country, was a major one, but de-l Youth Killed by Poison, Pocahontas Jury Finds POCAHONTAS, Ark., Oct. 28. <UP)— A coroner's jury today i"- lurncd a verdict of "death from poisoning" in'Ihc death of Botiner Kizer, 10-year-old high school * fool,ball player. Meanwhile his rosier-father. John n. Kizer, remained in an unnamed jail. Aulhoritics inclkal"-I they may file murder charges against him. The verdict was reached after a report received from officials of the University of Arkansas school of medicine at Little Rock disclosed that enough strychnin; was found in the youth's body to have caused death. Ki/cr died October 21 following nn Illness of less than an hour. FELTS KILLING Spaniards Welcome Soviet Ships rs regarded it an interpretation of the hopes and aspirations of the Immigrant coupled with the pledge to the citizenry lhal liberty and peace "must be guarded and vitalized anew." Recalls Cleveland's Words "The realization." he said "that we are all bound together by hope of a common future rather than by reverence for common past lias helped us to build upon this continent a unity unapproached in any similar em or population in the whole world. For all our millions of square miles, for all cur millions of people there is a unity in .language and speech, in law and in economics, in education and i» general purjiose which noVherc finds Its match." Recalling''Unit in .Jedicatuv the mcnumsnt a half-century u^Gro- ver Cleveland suggested that "Lib- 1 •erty Enlightening, the World would' extend, her./rays, frojn these shores broadened. -To the message of liberty which America sends to ali the world must be added her message of pjacc. "Even in times as troubled and uncertain as' these I still hold to the faith that a belter civilization than any we have known is in store for America and by our example perhaps for the world Her- destiny seems to have taken a long look. Into this continental res«r- voir there has been poured untold and untapped wealth of human resources, out. of that reservoir—out of that melting pot—the rich promise which the new world held out to those who came lo It from many lands is finding fulfillment. Links Liberty Wilh Peace "The richness of the promise has not run out. If we keep the faith for our day as those who came before us kept the /aith for theirs (hen you and I can smile , v ith con-' fitlcncc into the future. "It is fitting, therefore, that this' should 1>2 a ssrvico of rededicaUon o (he I berty and the peace which this statue symbolizes. Liberty and peace are living things, in each B enerat,on-if they are to be main- la ncd-tliey must be guarded and vitalized anew. "We do only a small part of our duty to America when we 0 | or y m the great past. Patriotism thai stops with that is t0 o easy patriotism—a patriotism out of sleo , with the patriots. For each generation the more patriotic part is to carry forward Amsrlcan freedom and American peace by making them living facts In a living pres- Cl] L. ' "To that we can, we do rcdedi enle ourselves." UTLEr, BURNETT JIILED TUESDIYi •_ t Revoke Bond of Night Proprietor, Ravin Death Case [Aerial Photographing of County Compieledj Pledges Enforcement of Laws for the Protection Workers o NEW AUK, N. J., Oct. 28 (UP) — Clov. Alf M. Landon Invaded iho ftrca I New York and New Industrial area loday wilh promise to liicct the' problems of mLcr "in Ihc American way" by vigorous enforcement of federal Inws for prelection ' of workers' rights. "I would like (he workers of America to uh'derstand," thc Kan- ;i|)!>l umit-y for the cleti-rmin-j «'t amplfniu'o with the AAA jfil i'liitui i.rccrnm ' Mil com|ij(tcfl, County As^'iit J. p. Fullcrlon was advised tally by H. 1). C.Mrpcnl'jr, district I.(Wilt. Pih'ls of aerial photographs of j llu- entire county, frciu whisii i tiic ncreujc of «)| jlelds or ero.' land in ihu county will br- m»a- Jerseyi SUK '' ! ' *'" P^u-iUy be rccelvtd f lH!ii( this week and actual check-, of uinipllance wltii the con-1 Mivnllcn pic_iT.m olv will tsglii done Jury Recommends That rrenchimiii's Bayou Man Serve Full Toim OSCEOLA, Ark~0ct 28 - Ed Speck, 30, member .• of n pioneer Frenchman's, Dayou , fnmily \\as from fr.uml .guilty, of the second I survey work, i!'- v i."*, nl "" " Mlmlc of murder of Milton/ Fells, 38 of tlua ,^l °' WnS M "'P"H , UM «tt «mi Joiner,, and his p,,,,! without local fanners or thc| Ishmcnt fixed at 21 yean, in the proprietor of the Hubert Utley. Crescent Ni e h't cli'b at Holliinrl a*o.. nnd j. fi. "E-,,-;!;" R nn i"tt i b?rtonder and night clufc em- ploye, were lodgrrf iu the Pemiscot county jail at Caruthcrsville. Mo., yestcrdav aftemcbn on first der rce inirrter chniges in the death of 1 ois Hr-vard. 23. Ul!ev and Pnnictt were a'l- milted to tond, -set at JICO'O and released a . short time ; aft»r they had teen taken into custody Monday, following the incnieM of n coroiiM-'s jury .into HC'vard's death. Yesterday bond was revoked and the pair were again Is ken inlrf custody, Bcb Di'nivaiit ccnstatln hat Csrutheisvills and his deputy, Prank Harris, making thc arrests. They were stir in jail; this afternoo-i nnd it was •undjerstcod',. that Pcmiseot ofjic- lalv.. TOIC prepared to- resist liny attempt • on their part to cKnin hterty on bond pending a p-u- llmlnary hearins. date for whi-h has not yet bscn-'se't. The coroner's jury found that; Howard died of "l:!c:vs ever Uv! head inflicted by Hubert Ullcv end J. B. Barnelt." Testimony before the coroner's Jury purported lo show that Hi-v- ard .was ejected from (Jtley's night club when he became un- iuly and was kealen and shot afterwards, resulting j,, hjj death. Utley, • in a statement to Ihej Courier News, said ho came un- on Howard attempting to break latter had been "ejected from the : ni8hl club and that Howard was hurt in a Tight that folloived ef 30 freighters laden with aims the nay to EpMn, the S. S. ;ovcrnment supporters at Barcelona. Three thousand Ions of supplies ment were atoard thc Zirynnln-explosives that tV'.-t;n lo shi-lur the rea- Germany were rcpoited in ajiccmcnt tc prcv.-iii. hiiu'.mg o' i:.i,ssl'.in I.,, jr- for h M- u ,i 1 M.ul.Ul New York Cotton NEW YORK, Oct. 28 (UP) - Ccllon closed barely steady. open high lc..v clos: Promises Better Homes NEW YORK, Oct. 28. (UP)_ President Roosevelt pledged a uro fodT- ° f bCUCr h ° nlCS for th ' c P°° He spoke in one of thc most con Bested tenement districts of New York Cily-the lower cast side of j of --an. cellent Dcc Jn " March M «y Jl ' 1 y Oct 1H4 1171 mo 1181 UM 1131 1178 1177 1103 1180 1185 1139 UG7 1165 mo 1173 I1TO 1129 11G7 ] 1185 ! 1170 1173 mo 1127 our working women." The Republican nominee, cnm- algtihig across New Jersey cn- loule lo New York city, emphasis- ed In his Newark, speech Ihc nec- cpslly for prelecting the rlRhts of organised labor and for eunrdlng ivorkers from claw hatred, train ocing drawn Inlo political bal.'Cs and from "false" friends. "Lei us siaiitl in the future as In Hie past." he said "a united ^cople, a united nation.' Decision on Ricc-Slix Fac. p • iv i-n ' r> wo 'Hd be la! lory tclmpaigll Will liCiJircnie co|irt. Sought Toniglil —••* :>•>»- nudL'ii to nuike mi Infonnal recommendation that the defendant be icmilied lo serve tho full Icrm s-ntenc- Had not been passed earlj thu af ternoon. Defense counsel said au anneal would be taken to Ihc stile SH- Ulililics Will Have Own Way. If He Is Elected, , Norris Declares ..WASI1INOTON,\ Oct. r'ljg (Onj — "" , . — father"., of the ndinliiUra- , „, win ivo iwu\j luin L a Ol I Kel»ev, charged with a statutory of- A new start in ulythevlllc's cam- j lober Tw^^tf^ [Paigii lo raise STO.oiiO to bring » lodny but I here was a pi -m g RJco-fallx Dry Ooods I Iliat tlic ease of Tom Am Barmcnt factory lo this city'will be'discd of the slaying of r T Os soiiBhttUn meeting of all workers I well, would be culled foi tilal in hi Ilic drive nt 7:.10 tonlglit in tlwI slend. : . Cianiber.of Commerce room at -the | Two nsgroes have pleaded guilty UIJ nail, ? [n iniirrlo,- n hrt,. nnn T._I ?.. .. 'I'liere mis little salldta- llcn tKlny but a.nuiubsr of'com- mittee workers met, this marnln° «'llh B. A. Lynch, chairman, lo review Ihc situation.'.With approximately S30.000 on hand, analysis of remaining prospecte indicated that the campaign would fall sliort of ils goal by from $10,000 to sao- WO if carried to completion on th'c present basis. '"A decision must jb shoitly as. to whetiierV refusal of Governor Lin- ir Spols closed steady at 12P cIT four. ' Spot Average Is 11.95 The average price of 7-8 middling cotlon on the 10 ignatcd spot markets today 11.05. thc Blylhcville Board Trade reports. Two Bucks Killed In Dunklin County KENNETT, Mo.-Two deer were killed in Dunklin County during Ihe 193U season Thursday, Friday jancl Saturday of last week Joe > Turner. 101 Railroad street Kcn- nelt, shot n 220-pound buck with four nclnis lo Ihe antler nt Levee Number 78 In Ihe southeastern |:arl of the county. Odis Barger of Stcele killed a G-point buck Fri-' day. Turner estimated lhat about 75 Will Go to U. S. Ticket Holders DUBLIN. Ireland, Oct. 23 (UP) - Ap-.cricans won approximately - ..,„„ , luuut ,., S4.274.265. or more than half of snc ts lltl d been fired at his ricer StOCk inch \ns llle '"' izc mo " ey '" lllc Ir'isli'HOS-.-S' o'-'i" h'intcrs before lie " f | pilal Sweeps of loday's Cambridge-' nntl killed it. shire race because they held 9 Fr<> d James, of tickcls oil Dan Dulgcr, the winner '" lilc southeast 10 on Daylona, which placed, and 9 on Laurette Thc Second, which came in Ihird Cnllahnn Spur, part of tho comity, pleaded guilty t o hunting without a license and was fined S50 and costs before Justice of the NEW YORK, Oct. 28 (UP) — Stocks made another broad advance today with a slight in- crmse in volume and despite profit taking, i a t e j n t hc -st'5- o e t0tnl reccl Pts Pc;icc B > T °» D "y on Monday, after rctalncd part imately 58,044,825 was paid __..-! il«y ty i out llnm of when he found address at the foot of the statue of Liberty ' ' sfon. most issues of their gains. The day started with ing orders, inspired by ex-j reports from tl , fonivo LII tut; ftuiKiS. held 28 tickets on! Kilfl another hunter. James in the woods, in Company the first three horses paying a. to , (al of approximately $2,550,000. rush, £„ Addition they held 445 tickcls .._ the ly and peace, the 1 lo this section of the vcrv lo outline a program of lions- nation to prS-nt steel industry, a long , o - Idcnd increases, many favorable earnmes rpnnii.': I>HH « ,.:-,. * j " 1C alld authori of he "••uiv.iuiig LUG Mrs. Silrah Roosevelt park, a play- earnings of o Irics A. 1 in the hgh level indus- U s ! on horses which failed or did nol run. >r a total of jal prizes held in the I laics and Hawaii netted h nroximalcly $4,482 each, or lo show "it $2,866 resi- Jamcs was- required to turn over his gun. a fine savage rifle, the which was confiscated by Game and Fish fill sell Ihc Dc|)artmcnt, and T ,73 5 . 8 Anaconda Copper 461-2 71 . 126 5-8 I Marco Polo wrote thc account of a his travels to Cathay while in pri- Beth. steel Chrysler Cities Service par, a playground project named for his mo- 1 Dcn - A '«- said. || lnr •"* ilia IILU- I -"-..« . l ", ( ; r ' , Gen. Electric I "m confident that the ncvt Gon - Motors congress will start , B on our way I Il »" Harvester .... with a sound housing nollcv" hi. McKcsson-Robblns total of $:'ti.895. Consolation prize's so:1 '» Genoa. Italy. of about S500 each were held bv 755 Americans, yielding a total of approximately $377,500. Americans who held ticket ! Dun DiilBcr. 7 to 1 horse on who! Montgomery Ward N. Y. Centra] .... activities, equipment and P«<*«fd "" ,35. admtsstons to exhibitions cost Am-' PMI| P S Pel « -'"""- -' m Rndio ,'f 7 St. Ixiuls S. F. ...'.'.'.'.'.'.I', i !>'. °* I came m firi.1. drew prl7cs of an J' 3 " 4 |>roxim.ilely $150,000 each. 89 7-8 10 7-8 57 1-4 1-4 cas erlcans a billion dollars yearly: Chicago Corn Dec May open 95 1-8 8!1 7-8 high D5 3-4 00 3-8 l ow 05 1-8 80 7-8 close 95 1.4 90 1-8 Filvrrwarc Sales Increase NF.W VORK (UP)-The return of prpsp?rrly L? indicated by the Increasing sales throughout the country o( slcrlin" silverware hi varlrcly, dealers here say They ron.-iJer It slgnlfican! that a . , considerable percentage of these TT/I i inircliawrs of silver arc bsins made Wheat ! OI1 dlvichxi payment plans/ n " WI * open high low close PP 0 ' IS 7-B 110 1-4 115 3-8 115 3-8 May 114 in 3-4 114 1*4 jon divided payment plans/ Every known slar In the firmament has rilhcr n name or -i number by which it Is Identified* New .Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 28 (DP) — Cotton sagsed 3 to C points to(*'iy and closed barely stcatly. Hedge scllliiF; Increased in late trading and locals started to sell. Thc pressure sent prices down nnd the morning advance caused ty steady c.ihlra nnd had crop weather, was wiped out. oven high lo'.v close Dec I1C8 1174 1IC3 1163 Jan 11681) 1165 1163 1163 March 1175 1180 I1C8 UGS May 1ICO 1182 1172 1173 July 1175 1177 116S 1163' Get 1130 11S3 1127 11H Spots closed quiet at 1:03, off three. State Federation Speaker Scores Supreme Court's Ruling LITTLE ROCK, Ocl. 28 (UP)— W. n. Williams of San Antonio, Tex., national labor organizer, urged members of the Arkansas Federation of labor In session here Icday to ask favorable legislation fifty-first slalc general from the assembly. Wlliams, who spoke during the morning session of Ihe convention's second day, flayed the decision of the Uited States supreme court in holding the National den lo tell (he nation ivh-it will do with the .-'TVA and his silence on rural eleclrillcatbn couplet! with (he fact that he solidly hacked by the utility combines, is prosf enoinh thai if elected ho would not carry out the farm electrification program effectively mid would not support co-operatives ami thc power magnates would have Iheir way." Morris said. Norri/i, a cam.Iialc fr.r reelection on an independent ticket, said "the methods Ihe power trust Is employing lo prevent the formation of farmer co- opcratlvcs deserve Hie tion of not only fanners gocd citizens everywhere." but St. Louis Good Will Party Here Over Night A score or so of Blythcville business men had dinner at the Hotel Noble last night with 70 "good will trippers" from St. Louis \viio made this cily their overnight stopping place on a two-day tour of the principal towns of Southeast Missouri and Northeast Arkausns. Rupert Crafton, president of Ihe .., „ ...... local Chamber of Commerce, pre-1 'o the last trench, sided over a brief program which " Included a welcome to Die visitors by Marcus Evrard and short talks by Joseph E. Zipf, president of thc Sales Managers Bureau of the St. Ixmis chamber of Conunerce and "..- ««uuiiiu.>ini- - • J . , "»^K..fci ji c H llon.T Tenncrsce Valley po»i;r-"o»'-i B ' lo "' nmke tns sacrifices jJciinicnt,-Sciiiilqr Oco'rgc-W. Nor- """ ' ils, said today • lliat' "the power n-agnatos would Imve Ih6ir c v i way" If Oov. M M. Landon were elected president.' be reachetl e arc wlll- ncces- obtain this industry pr prefer, (o abandon the'effort, 1 .', sjj Lynch .'declared. •. -He asked' that campaign' workers, coiiie ' tonight prepared lo discuss tllc situation frankly and lo determine upon a course of action. '•- , Promise Death to Five Loyalists for Every Nationalist Slain i MADRID, Oct. 28 (UP)— Na- llonallst airplanes, circling over Madrid, dropped leaflets today, Burning that nationalist author- Hies would kill' five loyalist hostages for every rightist hostage nln in the capital. ! Insurgent wireless stations as-1 scried that the 'nationalists had prepared for immediate dispatch an ultimatum demanding the sur- Recovery Administration act un- 1 !r - H. Droste, chairman of the Good "' - - constitulioiial ns "labor's greatest wi " blow in (he last five years." " "What you and Die rest of thc nation's laboring men need is a federal law that will allow you to strike and picket peacefully without the restraint of a federal court injunclon." Williams said, "Wilh such a law, labor will be able to fisht its 'own battles and win them." Williams informed thc Fedcra- labor was toward its tion's delegates that making rapid strides goal of living wages and n chance lo better luelf when the supreme court NHA declared the New unconstitutional. committee of die St. render of liours and promising the lives of people w iliilaled. The cabinet's reply at rrgcncy meeting was to its decision lo defend to Ihc city within 48 lo spare 'ho cap- an eni- rcallirm the city mcbDliw bzlvv'cc'n years of every nble-bodled man Ihe nges of 20 and -15 age. Nationalist planes began a ter-i - — rifle bctnbiiig and machine-gun-i Pclts never "ing of thc loyalist lines in u,«| ncss al «l died Guarclarrama mountains, north '"" '""" _...irgcs. 1'rincc Albert namlltcit the murder of Eugene Martin, negro, on Oct. 23, 1932 and was sentenced 1 0 15 y;ars In pilson Sambo Williams admitted the mtir iler of William Ware, nsgro on June 30, 1930, and was sentence,! to 21 years. LarE« Crowd Ailemls Prosecuting Attorniiy Ucnter L Dudley of Joncsboro was assbted uy his deputy, Wei by Young and prosecutor-elect, Brucp.lij. m the riarof Spjck.i Virgil' .oreene 01 -lilythevdle, and JOD rihod-i in of Osceola. represented-aiie.defeudant the, defendant.- •.: t The largest crowd-in nnny ws slpns ivns present (hroi'ighatit thc two days of the trial and had to be repeatedly callwl down by Judge O. E. Keck, who threatened to-fine many for overcrowding. Speck and his wife, Rub) hid mnde a crop on Ilia Ralph Bow den plantation at Joiner,, but sold out lo Bowdcn thc last of jiily f or $150 He gave Ills wife 5100 and look tha remainder and went to Detioll lo look for work, promising to send for his wife and two childicn 18 months and 3 years, when 'hcise- eiired a position. He testified to receiving aiionj- rnoiis letters while there, |tellm» him of the relationship e\iEtin<>- between Pelts and his wife In response to a telegram notifying' him O r (lie death of his mother, he returned home for the funeral on August 16 and found that his wife had moved to Basselt and Fe?ts ° |)mtillg a restaurant foi Resumed Quarrel On the night of August 17 he and Pells met'and quaireled be twcen 8 and 8:30, in front of the restaurant at Bassett. Sp-ck accused Felts of alienating his wife- securlng her money to op^n tho business and engaging her to sell wh''k"- 1Ptld c ' earcttes ami bootleg The tjuarrcl was resumed about 12:30 that night when they chanced to meet at the rear of Terry Mitchell's drug store at Joiner and Speck shot rats once, the bullet entering the brain through the right eye. Pelts never regained conscious- A died rive hours later in a Memphis hospital. A pistol, which «onis chamber. The St. Louis tourists left at 8:30! for teachvllJe, where they sjwnt 15 minutes this morning before going on to Joncsboro. They were scheduled to slop for lunch this noon at Paragould and for dinner tonight at Poplar Blurt. uuarnarrama mountains, north "'""W's nospitni. A pistol, wi and northwest of the capital. ap-li!? d nat boc "' fir «l.'• was found parentlv nrrnnrrktnr,, tn n ...^^^! "is left r>ocfcet. -. Da rent ly preparatory to a 'rive from •• that direction. Leftist militiamen remained, on Iheir defense lines on the Madrid side of thc Culebro river, a little more ' than ten miles , from the southern suburts of the city. Simpson Calls Wailie; Hopes for Friendship LONDON, Oct. 28 (UP)—Ernest Simpson lalked with his divorced wife by telephone last [British Legion To Sell j 42 Million Poppies LONDON (UP)—Brilish Legion officials stated that 42,000.000 pop- I Pies. - ^ manufactured during year by disabled the Tlic two-day convention will end expressed hojw that they would remain "good friends," it vvasi learned reliably trxlay. j - -.s, n. v-imjr vuiJi [.MIIVJII (% in C1KI late loday with a short business session nnd rc|Mrts from various committees. Mrs. Sims Michie Hurt in Automobile Accident Mrs. Sims Michie of Sleele. who was injured in an automobile accident at Sleek' yesterday, was reported rcstlna fairly well at the Blythcville hospit.1) today. Mrs. Michie suffered a sprained back and lesser injuries' been sent lo Uriltsh coin- In 51 countries lo be sold Armistice Day. i The Poppies were produced by Simpson returned to London,! 400 veterans in a factory at Rich- after a long week-end in the mond, Sale of Legion ccniitry, and spent two hours at, Nov. U totalled about hfs office, attending to a large' * personal mall and business. He plans a brief vacation sliort-l WPATHPP ly. probably on thc continent. . TTDHinLK. 1 -1,1" ,— ~~" Him, \sus loinia in mnss ; his left pocket. ' -: -speck based his defense on th- imwritteh law and self-rlefens- In his testimony h e said tlm he had known-Pelts since childhood Jiiul bootlegged whisky for him, been taught to outwit the law ami Knew of hi., illicit relations with other married women and of homes broken up. • Wife and H'idotv ['rcscut At times he became very dramatic as he told-his story from thc witness stand, His wife was present during the trial as were also thc [Widow and five children of the murdered man. Unusual Interest was attached to the trial because both the defendant and the slain man were mem- of pioneer families in the pjrt of thc county, had been cousins. .Their Vlves are'llso related. Two hours was consumed In s:- lecting the jury, between thirty and forty being examined. Jurors: \V, J. Driver jr., Gordon Hampton, H. T. Emerson, Luther Gray, J. w. Hall, J. c. McDanlcI, Dew'ey Ranks John Cassidy, c.N. Chamberlain, C. A. Montgomery, Jew Mounts, W. C. Howard.

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