The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 4, 1936 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 4, 1936
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VOL. XXXIII—NO. lf)8 ™ISLLE. COURIER 'REWg Blythevllle Courier Blyihc-vllle Dally News Blytlicvllle Herald Mississippi Valley Lender BLYTHBVILLIS, ARKANSAS. WKONRSDAY. SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS ROOSEVEITCARRIEPLL BUT TWOlMTES Claimed by Deal 11 Dealh • al Buvdettc. This Morning Follows Stroke! Last Saturday AND THAT'S THAT! Unconscious since stricken with a heart attack late Saturday, j F Tompklns, widely known leader in farming, civic, educational and religious affairs, died at his piTiita- •tion home" at Burdette at n:30 o'clock -this morning. Mr. Tom|i- kins had a flrsl atlack several years ago bill only members of his family had teen told of his alarming condition and the second attack was a surprise to his friends. He had nl- tendcd the football game here the night before and spent Saturday going about his work as usual fonipkins, prominent planter '|and cilizen, who died at his home, si.s miles south of here, shortly IK- until he was stricken. Funeral services will be held at the First Baptist church Thursday afternoon, 3 o'clock, with the Hev Alfred Carpenter officiating. Burial will be made at Elm wood cemetery Tht> body will lie in state at the Tompklns-home from 10 until 11 o'clock tomorrow morning. Active patlbsarcrs will bs: Dr. E. V. Elill, Jake Huffman Tom W Jackson, T. H. Waynes. Arthur Rushing and Herman cross Honorary pallbearers will be- H C Weathers, Gus Eberdl. c. G. smith L. H. Autry, Rufus Branch ol Osccola, J. o. Fullerton, Clay Ayers of Osceola. S. D. Carpenter of Little Rock, E. B. Woodson, Joe Walker. Walker Helms of Texarka.ia Dan T. Cray of Fayetteville. \Valro Frazlcr of Little Rock. Zal n Harrison and Dr. T. P. Hudson of Luxora. Stale Farm Bureau Heart At the time of hts death Mr. lompkuu was president of th» Arkansas Farm Bureau Associatio'n a member bf the state'penal board' a mcmbctV- of-the--state' Baptist church mission board, a trustee if Jonesborp Baptist college, a member of the board of Drainage Dis££ K0 ", V hnlrman of the Bur- d«lte school district, chairman of the board of deacons of the First Baptist church, president of the Burdette Plantation company and a justice of the peace Reared near Fitzpatrick. Dullard comity Ala., Mr . Tompkins grew «p with farming, when old enough he enrolled in the Alabama Poly-' , fore noon. f i! S college ' Aubl >™, where he studied agriculture. His larnmi" career began in earnest as a rid- Inj boss on a plantation near Lake Village, Ark., in 1304. !„ J9 o 6 he married Miss Ruth Carleton, o! Lake Village, and it was then thai he took iiis first step toward land oivnership. i,, I9H he so , d hls { ^ n nnd dairy and moved to Mississippi county lo become manager of Three te Lumber company's Roosevelt Polls New High Total; All Democratic Nominees Win ST. LOUIS. Nov. 4 (UP)—President Roosevelt smashed all Missouri vote records today when his total shot past the 104500D mark to the highest number of ballots ever marked for a candidate in this slate. Returns from all 'but 321 O f the ^state's 4,359 V-'precincts gave RoostVelt 1,045.555, .Landon 642,113. As ;the national Democratic candidates smothered the presidential hid of Gov. Alt M. L-anrton in the Show-me stale, the entire Democratic state ticket, headed by BU- bcrnalorial nominee'; Lloyd C; Slnrk swept into office. Stark received 950.301 votes in 3 854 reporting precincts while his Republican rival, Jesse W Barrett had 009,351. ' ' "' Control of the state government by a second successive ajtninistn- tion of officials endorsed by the T J. PcnUergast, Democratic organization was, assured. The Kansas City boss endorsed all th- successful Democratic candidates months before the August primary. While Roosevelt and the aspirants for state offices lest some jround in rural Missouri, sl . r^ and Kansas City crushed Republican national, state and local candidates ..under the greatest ava- and at Burdelte. He later leased ™. '"'« and 'hen. bought it in 1830, larmme a total of 3200 acres Prior to Ins death. Known as Farm [.carter Maintaining progress In his farm- "g methods at a pace equivalent 'o the latest developments of experiment stations ,vas one of his hobbies and most valuable llieo "";. " ; v f fcceause of his fore- sih tha he became known thru- out the stale as a successful farmer. He look an active interest In •nythlng jartaintag to ^'["ifa ' of agriculture and of farmers generally and it was largely through his energy and initiative Ua « w was built up in Arkansas Besides his wife he is surVired by one son, j. P . Jr ., of B ^ 1 four daughters, Mrs. G cor ge Hole Of Forrest City, Mrs. Closing Stock Prices P^ to minimum amounts A. T. and T. Anaconda Copper Bethlehem Steel .'.'.'."' Chrysler Cities Service '.', Coca Cola " "' Gen. AmericaXn Tank'.".' General Electric. General Motors "' Inter. Harvester Snipers' Bullets Also Wound Fireman anc Stun Engineer NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 4, (UP)— | Sniper's bullets killed a guard, felled the cnglii: crew and temporarily left an express train of the strike- . ridden Louisiana and Arkansas rail- j way running wild early today. | lhe fatal attack occurred near Calvin, La,, six miles norlii of Wlnnfield, as the ill-fated crack "Hustler" roared south for New Orleans, lUax Osborne, 30, .'of Rodessa La fell dead as a hail of bullets s'piin- tered the cab glass. E. j. waskom, fireman, was sliot through the i«ft jaw and Engineer P. R Bacon iras stunned as a slug grazed his neck. Bacon regained his pilot's seat and opened the throttle wider The train slid to a bait at Wimiucld and osborne's body and the wounded Waskom were removed Thc Imin was delayed more than two nonrs as Bacon reported the klll- I'lg. first In the seven weeks old strike in which 500 trainmen of tile "Big pour" Unions are participating. Twice before mysterious bullets Have rallied against the steel coaches of i.ic Hustler, endangering »ves of passengers and crew during the strike. Bridges have been burned in the path of the (rain Early in the strike anotlvr train was derailed and two of the crew BIEI. T.IWSM Al^Arnpnclmenti.;and, Initiated Acts Appear 'to Have Been Adopted LITTLE'ROCK, NOV. 4 <np>_ Incomplete returns lute today gave Carl E. Bailey, Democratic nomh" 2 Stats for governor.: 102.418 votes against 12,791 for osro rjobb, Republican nominee, in. returns from 1,144 of the stale's 2,108 precincts Bailey's lead was greater than chief executive on -inconipletc returns had 103,417 votes to Land 16,870. ' i/ Three amendments to the^statc constitution, and two Initiated acts were passed. In 980 precincts the Brand jury amendment vote was H69I! for and 10,670 against, T he homestead exemption amendment vote was 37,756 • for and 19,934 against. The ^apportionment amendment vote was 27,645 for and Charges of failure to pay the Ir'f 4 ," 8 ^" 5 , 1 " Thc vot « on the in- 1/1 t™ nr..,:....* ^ uiaieu act tor . ..... 5 ic«icii/ tiva- lancJie of .votes ever piled up in those metropolitan centers. 3oad Tax Charges Dismissed by Court capita defendants road tax ogm nt were dismissed flve ,, -- H—IH11004.-\1 HI municipal court this morning by fudge Doyle Henderson who held tlitil the arresting officer had failed to obtain proper service of notice on lhe defendants Pointing out that the stalute ?overning notice must be strtctlv implied with. Judge Henderson that the officer, in attempl " perfect service by leaving with a landlord, iiad not fendanll'° 8ai ""''" °" tlle d °- to notice, New Orleans Cotton _ c KCT' ORLEANS. Nov. 4 (Ul')-j [^J^ , lo fr " 'cxtboofa •«8»i"Bt. The criminal ,.„„,. 32.75G for lo 9,715 against. ILLS UP HEW VOIE =L j New Mexico CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo.. Nov. 4 I New Jersey -Only two Republican candidates N cw York for constiible, in widely senarnlod townships, were able to successful Norl11 Carolill[1 ly buck the powerful tide of Demo- North "n^ola rotes that swep j ft ,,, _ —•• «^i-'H>.c-u President Roosevelt's re-election ns it > "' -~ "'"i" cl'im^es —• lhCre "'" ^ "° ! femaXA ' grnm. Strong foreign markets and cold general election y. the aVilciiltYiralVo-i 1)CIVC 5" K!lllc >'' Republican, won the race for constable at Holland weather tors. Dec Jan March May July Oct "Spots 'closed eighteen. bullish I open high low close! 1172 1187 1172 1181 I 1182 1182 1177 1172 1185 1172 1176 1187 1176 1173 1182 1173 1H7 1147 1136 11430 (inlet at 1220, up ..... -. — -"-..!, m, .T-IQUJJ] and Henry Suddnrth, Republican won the race In a norlhern lown' ship in lhe county. With but on c precinct out O f 33, H77b 1173 . Dcmocrallc ! Vermont to be around 4 *"" ml 12.000 votes ! V ' r81tlla Chicago Wheat 000 votes Some 12.000 votes were cast in (be election. John Hosier and T. E. Brodcrick were running neck and neck c,™ 'j the honor of polling the h 4,£ | vote among Democratic candidates Hosier was the party's candid-it,; for sheriff and Brodcrick for „? bate judge. pro " HI 01 BEIT Roosevelt 138.CGO •J3.254 19,981 1,005,717 107,950 385,835 47,579 122,935 195,530 59,270 1.874,941 C4 2,682 373,428 271,683 314,709 135,590 124,755 352,850 740,118 638,054 227,627 38,920 876.424 68,249 236,135 105,778 C6.686 720.522 3,242,569 2.096.424 458,042 123,724 28.642 16,412 1,357,282 890,993 385,053 . 184,543 89,081 40.741 ine, Vermont Only States In G. O-RColumn Democrats Sweep Country In Landslide Exceeding That of Four Years Ago ,: nv I,YI,E c. WILSON \i''w vnt> l ' k ' ( ! i ''""' ss Slilfr £ ori- esj«>mlMii i Cjtv \UliK, Nov. 'I (UP)—President llompvpli ivia been returned lo power for four'more venr.vbv the la VK- |*l voo ever give,, to « presidential ^ululateincom- Dlole cluction returns of the United Press indicated toihv 1.0V. Alt M. bunion ajipeared lo be the worst defeated' aimlulule since 1012, when Theodore Uoosevelt led Bull i out ol the lie|ml)liciin imrty !m d WHliti'm Howard votes, "oiiiinco, received only eiiM elccloral Mr. Roosevelt has won or is leading j,, ,|f, .states whost; ecclora votes lolnl 523. Aa . the ballots o ilin e to pile in it seemed certain lhnl> ">"unui to lie would exceed the 22000,000 votes lie 'received iii 1032 when "he rtel'ealed Herbert. Hoover. The vole, with returns still straggling In from many of (he slates. Roosevelt 19,181.413 London '..'.' 12,3.11.183 L;mkc (Union) 3fi6 , 845 Thomas (Socialist) 9,501 , Only Iwo stnies !n Ncw En j 1[UKj i once rock-ribbed Republican tori- lory, appeared to be in the Landon column.,They were Maine and Vermont,, giving ti, e Kansas' governor an apparent electoral vote of eight the same number Tuft received hi 1012 when Wopdrow Wilson was elected. 1 ' -* The., Deinp'craiic 'avalanche Maine Maryland Massachaselts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi ' Missouri na- , Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee New York Cotton 5-8 89 7-8 90 3t-8 Ocl open 1171 1173 1177 1181 1174 1145 Washington West Vti-ginia Wisconsin Wyoming 2.106,741 164,541 88,778 109,575 291.591 368,405 64,415 61,896 221.532 209,009 287.857 618,432 30,076 1,563,404 124,420 1,332 98,438 127,976 50.339 40,533 80,126 90,451 98,003 279,167 296,042 2,268 Reiser Groceryman Badly! , cy ',. ttnd ... ™ rro *i>' / ' | In the blazing sin Burned in hre al Store '~ " KEISER, Ark.. Nov. 1187 11&5 1189 1187 I ISO jo*' close Green was burnM severely about Jl'l H80 | the face ard hands, barely escap- ,,' 1177 I 'ng when his grocery store here itol 1182 wa * dcslroycd by fire shortly after fi80 1185 last midnight. '182 | Mr.. Green was sleeping In the 1149 slorc building, owned by C. O. Cor- 1135 . escaped — —,...<, ...ruclure. awakening only in time to run out. Mr. ind Mrs. J. R. Reno, who lived In quarters in the rear of the store, also .barely escaped, losing theii . , household goods and clothes. There was no insurance on property. Only Nazi Germany Disap- Reelection LONDON, Nov. 4. (UP)— Countries in every continent expressed joy today at the reelection of President Roosevelt. alon= of the many nations was there a lack of enthusiasm. Germany's commentators would have preferred a conservative victory. Elsewhere (he president's good neighbor policy came home to him. He was hailed from London to Julian, from Rome to (he little negro state of Liberia, as a friend who while mindful of his own country's Interests, found time and had the capacity to understand the problems of others. BflLLBT RESULTS ROYAL OAK, Mich.. Nov. 4 (UP)— Father Charles E. Coughlin, famed radio priest, declared in post-election statements today that "both Caesar and Napoleon were stretched across the nation noose-veil,-led In every'stale except Maine and Vermont. Not even the traditional Republicanism' of New Hampshire could stem lhe tide of Ills sweep. : Add io Power !„ Congress NEW YOHK, Nov. 4 (UI')_ Sweeping Democratic congressional victories In lh e Roosevcll Inndslid- give the administration ' the majority 1,, more greatest house IflSEVEllIlS IfllEST REIU1S than 45 years. Election of 2Q2 Democrats' was i conceded while 05 others were lead- In™ I", Rc "" bllci "' oi>r»nenU on .complete returns. Republicans' had elected 54 nnd wero Iradino- m I 34 districts, on this basis Demo- crnls had tt, c possibility O f increasing their 322 house meinbership bv between 10 and 20 Democrats reported sweeping gains In 14 slates while Republicans were apparently Increasing their 1934 tolals in seven states Two years ago voters sent lo th» home 103 Republicans and 322 Democrals. A cut in Republican stronsth lo telow 100 would »lve that parly the smallest minority since the Ilfty-sscoml congress elected In 1890 with a membership of but 88 Republicans. Although some senate seats still were in doubt it appeared on the basis of available returns that the j^ieup In the upper chamber would Democrats. 73; Republicans, 19- •, 2 ; Progressive, 1; Independent, 1. toy soldiers compared lo the pow- - ™ -,, ' cr Urn ™vm!i> vnl/vl nrv^nvnit • • I Ule "KOl Scouts Will Open Campaign for $1,000 people voted Roosevelt. Boy scout drive for Sl.COfl, which has twice been postponed. will 1 besjin tomorrow, it has been announced by the committee. Jtfembers are: L. L. Ward district chairman; Zal B. Harrison,' finance ccmrnitleeman for Blythe- cr lhe 'Tile founder of lhe National Union • for Social Justice and the endorser of Rep. William Lemke. third party, presidential candidate, asked: "Docs Roosevelt a.Tpirc to be a dictator?" "Mny God blew him with in-j '.""," - * -! -— telligcnce and wisdom." the radio clll "rman of the cubbing com-' Tn« operation is not exp;cted to priest said, "atirl may the Holy ™ ' E ' M Terry ' 'member of I ^ n S rent handicap, to the cpl- 1 the court of hnnnr nnH r> n i umnist in his work. His wife said Hears of Democratic Victories in New Hampshire nnd Kansas HYDE PARK, rf. Y.. Nov. 4 (U P)—President Roosevelt, refreshed after eight hours or sleep, analyst closely today detailed figures on the record-breaking vote lliak swept,.;him. back Into ' office by .!J)e -greatest-. .landslide In Ainert-. can history. •"•, As soon as he finished a hearty 'breakfast shortly 'after noon, [he chief executive . wn.s on the tcle- Ptmne, seeking information concerning the trend of lhe returns that were tabulated In the. early morning hours. Secretary Marvin H. Mclnlyre Informed him that unofficial figures compiled by the United Press showed he hnd carried .New Hampshire, a New England state that last niBht was believed|'to have gone Republican, ' Mr. Roosevelt also received without comment additional news on his lead In Kansas," home slate of Governor Lnndon. and of the heavy two-to-one Democratic balloting In California. " Seyen telegraph circuits poured n steady stream of congratulatory messages into temporary White fTouse offices in Pouglikeepsie. It wns estimated at 1 p. M. that lhe total wns .well over 10,000. Included In the balch were greetings from Rep. William Lemkc, Frank Knox. defeated Republican vice-presidential nominee, and Senator Arthur Vandenberg, Republican of Michigan. A message from aov. Alf M. Landon was delivered last night. Replies were sent to all of them by the president. Moreland Will Undergo Amputation Tomorrow MEMPHIS. Nov. 4. (UP)-Oeorge Moreland, formerly of Jonesboro, Ark., Commercial Appeal columnist, will undergo an operation at the U. S. Veterans hospital at 9 o'clock, tomorrow morning. His left arm will us amputated about two Inches below the elbow. Moreltmd's arm was mangled, when he leaped from a burning automobile about a year ago. It is being amputated at his request <o relieve intense pain caused by r ye- vllle; James Hill, member of 'the! " 10 llss >ies which have'grown to Ili executive board: Harvey Morris. | tone and nerves of the arm (his tremendous power," "H would be unintelligent," Ghost inspire him not to abuse; .. -• ••"..«., <uiu »v. \j.-, — I Llnflquist of Jonesboro, scout cx-]" la ' ' ic has became comparatively . ccnllv<> rnr ti.ic ,11,1,1,1 I fast at typing with 0112 hand ancl he ...... - „_ ^, CC ^. ivo for . tllls '"strict. continued, "for us to oppose such I ^ccola has already raised overwhelming vote. The Am,- erican people nrc entitled to what they ask for; If the people are dissatisfied with (heir vote I hope they can take It on the chin." Livestock . its. hc J vl " bc able to continue his ! writing after (.he operation. John Davis, 102, Dies th . Sudbtiry. Out.. • mines .supply 85 per cent of the world's ntckel. EAST ST. LOUIS, III. Nov. 4. (UP)—Hogs, receipts, 5,500. Top, 9.75. 110-240 Ibs., 9.GO-9.73. Bulk sows, 8.60-8.30. Cattle, receipts. 3,000. Stsers. 7.60-11.00. Mixed yearlings and heifers, 5008.00. Slaughter heifers. 4.50, Cutters and low cutters, 3,00-4,00. at Home at Lake City I LAKE CITY, Ark.—John Davis. 102 years old, died at his home here Monday following a • two week's illness. He had lived most of his life in this vicinity. Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at the Brookland Methodist WEATHER Arkansas—Pair, somewhat warmer In west portion. fTost nnd freezing in east portion tonight. Thursday fair and warmer. Memphis and vicinity—Fair tonight, lowest temperatures 28 to 33 with killing frost. Thursday fau- and wanner. The maximum temperature hero onp r rt»;,..,f""I",'" 8 DarC hiS ^' ^'"day 1 " was 75, minimum 40, nett of lilrVl "• rtV* Bar ' c! ° Ucly ' wllh ' 78 of a " inch of « ln ur > „ kc Clty ' alld tlirec so" 5 - nnd snow. Last nleht lhe tem- oi.nni, n' S ? Tf, WC " 5 ' TCX '' P3raturc fel1 to • ">«' ™««* «' " Johnnie Davis of Mangram and .degrees and snowfall measured 3-4 Jim Davis of Lake City. ™ : «v&»-vvia ii ikvi Auuwiiui luvuaurvQ J-i. I of an inch in depth on the ground.

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