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0 flto United Pret9 BLYTHEYILLE COURIER NEWS '.A ' , THV lYMffNAN'!' KrWKPAuru /^» u*t>»*ff*tr*A _ ......... .. _ _ . ^^^^w » » P^^ HOME EDffiON THE DOMINANT VOL. XXXI—NO. MO ,c Dilly New« Blytheville Ocuiter iupl V»!ley Leader Blytheville Herald One Killed Senate Probe Shows Sir Basil Zarahoff Received Huge Commissions WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 IU1') — Sir Basil Zarahbff, Europe's "mys- wry man," Spanish duke and Knight of tlie . Ganer, was paid •766,099 from 1919 To 1930 by Ih'e Electric Boat company of Groton, Conn., it was disclosed today at the start of the senate's munitions Investigation. Zarahoff, described by Henry I). Carse, Electric Boat Co. president, as "one of the greatest men i ever met," received commissions; in connection with submarine construction for the Spanish government. Other developments of the first session of the widely "heralded munitions investigation In" the senate caucus room include*}: 1. The Electric : Boat Co., and the huge British Vicker.s-Armstrong ! munitions makers s-^lt profits and j ,divided the war into zones where't each was supreme In biddiii" for contracts. 2. The American firm received 40 per cent of Vickers' profits in some cases and 50 per cent in others. . , • •i 3. Salaries and expenses paid' to four executives ol the Electric Boat company amounted to $1.326494.34 from 1919 to August, 1934. ' 4. Klectric company submarine patents were licensed to Vickers and through the British firm passed to Japan, Holland and Spain 5. Company officials denied that the United States ever was refused the Electric company to one of Its Paris representatives, saying "We have never assented to the U- S. government building our type of boat."-The angle was nol followed immediately.' 6. Various • munitions firms paid royalties to the Electric company totaling more than four million dollars. _^_^^^ NOKTHBAR ARKANBAB AKD eOOTHUCT UIMOORI Bl.YTHUVILLK, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, SKITHMBBR J, 1034 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Troops and Pickets Prepare for Action AN.. , cal., Sept. 4 (VP) \ —One \ was killed today uiulj three othtrs were Liii.rnc'd .seriously! when a terrific explosion aboard the lishiny bont Francisco, blew the craft to pieces. The explosion spread flnnies along ihe water front where several oilier boats wore anchored bu nn: fighters on land and wo- to.- piei'tnled n serious live. New Dea Election; Votes On dilution Stolen Explosives Secreted Near Home of Mary Pickford HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 4 (UP)— Nine Ions of stolen dynamite and black powder. Mifliciem i-xplos-,v= to destroy life and projjei'ty within a mile radius, was cached for nearly four months within 400 yards of Pickfair. estate of Minv Pickford. screen star, police salci today. e said the explosives, ob- ood and Los Angeles, wcr? moved yesterday from an abandoned garage formerly Ihe haunt of tootleggers. The removal was mane as police prepared to close in on the cache and the gang which had lilddin i!, ollicers said. Had an accidental jar set ol! the explosive, officers snld, Pickfair would have been destroyed and Ihe homes of dozens of motion picture celebrities in tliL' vicinitj wrecked. I uy iimvAitn OAKLSON |<hkf Kililurbl Writer, i'urlkiml ..Kvi'llinc News IWiillcn for NKA Service) PORTLAND, Me.. St»:. 4.—Vo'.- \ eis ol Maine will weigh the New- Deal :it the pulls September 10. nearly two months in advance of the 47 other states. The outcome o; the elections hen- will be awail- d hopefully by buth imijur national parties. For the old campaign slogan, As Maine goes, so goes Ihe nil- ion," still seems to have a power-1 'ul psychological effttl. despite Hi; | double somersault of the Pine Tiec State elcctmale in 1932. In the slate election two years ago. Maine Democrats triumphantly elected a governor (the parly's ililrd since 18GI!), won two of the allotted three seats in the House ol Representatives and cave stiff bailie for il:e ihird. Thai, for traditionally Republican Maine, was iu Hie niituri- of a sweeping Democratic victory. llrniucnitE KMKTI Gains And then, to the amazement ol Manila (Man Cuts Foot ' . While Chopping Wood MANILA—R. E. Cravens, 2S. ot Big Lake, is resting very well at l)Ls home from injuries received when he cut his foot severely Sunday. He wns cutting wood when the axe slashed liis foot. Cravens was formerly a Blytheville truck drive/. Big Strike May Put Chicago On Us Feet CHICAGO. GYpl. 4 tUPJ— Hep- iwntntlves of 15.000 slrcel car opcrnlms today empowered ofll- ccrs ol (lielr union j oider u sym- palhellc slrlke with bus drivers ol Hie Chli'ayo Motor Conch com- iviny. Siii'iiki'i's .said 5.COO elevated worki'r.s would follow spit. Such a walkout would leave 2,- Speak ers on- vention That Legion Must Do Its Part crats are urging thai only electing Governor Louis J. New York Cotton NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UP) — Cotton closed steady. open high low close .. 1303 1309 1297 1293 .. 1313 1320 1307 13!1 .. 1316 1322 1312 1317 .. 1320 1321 1315 1320 .. 1327 1333 1320 1324 .. 1332 1336 1328 1330 closed quiet at 1315, off Oct ... Dec ... Jan ... Mar .. May .. Jul ... Spots 20. EUREKA SPRINGS. Sept. 4 (U P)—Confidence in the American Legion to help-the country-out of its economic and social difficulties was expressed by nine speak- trs whf/ addressed tiie veterans in their second day of the annual state convention totiav. Forest Cooper. Mississippi legionnaire, and w. P.. Dyess. Arkansas din-dor of the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, were included among the speakers at the morning session. With the aid of the legion, they said, the country can continue ils progress toward recovery. Earl H. Wiseman, state sioner of revcnu?. was tcday as Grand Chief cle Oiire of the 40 and 8 commis- installed New Orleans Cotton NEW OHLEANS. Sept. 4 (UP)— Cotton futures opened after the holiday with moderate selling caused by poor cables, rain in tlic western half of ihe b:lt and textile strike news. Oet Dec Jan Mar May Jul open high low 1303 1311 1302 1314 1320 1310 1322 1322 1321 1321 132G 1316 1326 1328 1331 1328 1334 1328 Close 1303 1312 1315 1320 1321 1328 Spots closed steady at 1313, off 13. W. E. RICHMOND * CO.'S AFTERNOON COTTON LETTER NEW ORLEANS. Sept. 4.—After Its three day holiday the cotton market opened 10 to 15 points lower under selling induced by the textile strike; poor cables, and good rains tn the western belt. The market received no support of consequence and remained depressed throughout the season. A little hedge selling was noted, while most of the demand came ftom trade sources but Closing Stock Price* NEW YORK. Sept. 4 (UP) — The stock market moved through •mother dreary session today, tickers barely operating as they show- ~f prices fractionally lower than I the close Saturday. A. T. and T Anaconda Copper Bethlehem Steel Chrysler Cities Service .......... Coca Cola General American Tank General Electric General Motors International Harvester' Micidlewesl Utilities Montgomery Ward New York Central ... Packard Phillips Petroleum .. Radio Corp Simmons Beds St. Louis-San Francisco Standard of N. J Texas Co ... U. S. Steel '.'.'.'.'.'.'. V. S. Rnvlting Ill 3-4 12 1-8 29 1-4 33 2 n.1 i_9 33 181-2 291-8 26 5-F 1 1-3 24 1-4 •>! 5-3 37., 16 I-S 51-2 o 1-1 44 1-4 23 3-4 33 1-4 Ihe nalion and the unbounded joy o; ihe C!. O. P.. ihe slate gave Hoover a lead of 38.000 over Roose- veli in frit- national election, two months later. This year Maine's firmly entrenched Democracy confidently expects tn hold the ground gained two years ai;o and is by no means gloomy over its prosjwcts for further gains. Republicans arc just as earnestly working for a smashing victory in Ihe September election but arc not so buoyantly confident of success. Both parties are making the New Deal a uiajor issue. Demo- by re- Brann •mA sending to the Stale capital a Democratic Legislature to support him can Maine, hope to continue sharing in New Deal benefits. Aiilcd by New Dc.il - The Republican walchword is thai Maine and Ihe nalion hnv» had their fill of New Deal "experimentation." that the average citizen yearns lor the'allcrerilv "good old days'' before NRA, AAA. anil the Brain Trust came into beiirj. Added to the weight ol Republican tradition in Maine is the average Down East citizen's distrust of Innovation and experimentation in government—a quality upon v.-hich Republican haders me counting on heavily as the campaign tjocs into its final stage. On Ihe -other hand, urban and rural Maine alike have fared fairly well under the New Deal—have had their full share of CCC and CWA. of HOLC. AAA aiH ERA benefits. And ihe conviction persists that with a Republican gov- •?rnor at Augusta and a stronger Republican representation at Washington the story might have been decidedly different. Therein lies the strength of Hie Democratic pica for support. On September 10 Maine will elect a Governor ,a United States Senator and three Representatives in Congress It will elect a S'.ale Legislature and other Stale offic- it will hold a referendum on the hoary state huv pro- hibilins the sale and transportation of intoxicating liquor. ( In the gubernatorial contest. Democratic Governor Louis J. Brann seeks reelection and h cp- ! , AI1OVE: TlH'. i .n South Carolina Nr.tiun'ni Guardsmen didn't hiivc tb wall long before uoinj into atllcn In the textile workers' strike. A few minutes after this picture wiis taken outside :i Seneca. S. C.. cotton mill they were called on" to nut'll a sni!:e riot in which sevo'n men were arrested. ' RIGHT: : Picketing the great Paierson. N. J.. silk mills Is u job that' calls for expert organization. Tliesc union executives are shown as the picket palrol routes, were mapped out af- OCO.Gl'O major • :allun. dally utilillcs si'ib of wHhcnil the three , tci mcmbeis had bc?n palled upon cu join the nationwide lexllie strike. Left to right are Ray Urown, George Anibony. S. Dunovan. Ell Keller. Aaron i Sawi'cky. and T. F. Morgan. -.' -- • - i -- * STILL TOME Smith Has Attorney Checking Election Records for Action Against Craig A court contest still loomed ns 1. very probable resull of the -runoff race for the Democratic nom- nalion for circuit court clerk of Mississippi county today. No definite announcement ha> been forthcoming from hcudquiii 1 - ers of Addlson Smith but It 13 mown that attorneys retained by lini have been carefully studying the records of the run-oil as rc- lected in the poll books of a number of boxes in the south end of'the county. Permission of the Democratic central county committee to cx- nminc the poll ooks was granted th3,committee at the same linw it certified Hugh Craig of Osccola as the winner of th; race for cir cuil clerk. Craig was unofficially about 350 votes ahead of Smith, although the committee's tabulation, which will not be an issue if the contest develops, gave Craig a 53 LIFEI ISifJURFJ Ihree Years Liberty Ends For Fred Lcissin-es of Mississippi Cotinly HOT SPRINGS, Scpl- -t <UI'i_: ale prison ulllclnls were exp?el- lortny to return l-'rccl Leissiirc.s fUBlllvc life timer from MIs- slppl county, lie \vns c.ipluu 1 :: ere at a residence. He had been llbi'rly since escaping from tin icksr prison faun In \KK nft.'i rvinj! thice ycnv.s of his hf< ntence. IicKsitri! was uncstrd a tew lumr- ter lurlvliig In lli:> elty. A HIM ilomnhllf and a hi;; of silvci tins In Ills nossossUin wiis lieln;; ivesligulcd. Decision On Rehearing Of Rate Request Expected LITTLE ROCK. Sept. 4 (UP) — IJccision on the rclicurlng of n ten per cent rcdisction In assessments for the four major rHilroaiWopcr- aling In the state was expected from the conwralton commission late today. The commission granted the railways a ten per cent reduction on a 469,000,000 assessment last June but the lines wanted a greater reduction and asked for a rehearing. IB DIE TRUCK vote lead. Smith must from act within 10 days date of Craig's certification last Friday if he wishes to contest the election. Election contests lake precedence over other litigation and a trial 'in the neav future would tc likely if an action should be brought. [x>«ed by Alfred K. An-.es. lumberman. Brann. elected retired by 2.258 in a total of 239.958 two Tsars ago, is favored to win. Ame's ixjpularity in the essentially agricultural ' eastern counties is offset lomendously by the issue of (he 'assamacmoddy Bam. a S42.000.000 power project which Democrats! eve will go forward if Brann is 1 Sept Chicago WJieat open high low close 101 1-2 103 1-8 101 1-4 1023-4 102 10H-3 1CT2 1033-4 Chicago Corn open 17 1-2 78 1-2 high 78 5-8 79 1-2 low 77 1-2 78 1-2 close 78 3-8 •i9 1-4 Luxora High School Holds Formal Opening LUXOHA. Ark.—Tin Luxora hish school helrt its formal opening exercises at the high school auditorium Monday morning. The program was as follows: song. "America": devotional. Reverend n. W. Nelson: address. R. w. Nichols. - The faculty is composed of th-.following: T. n. Wilkins. superintendent; R. w. Nichols. Herbert While Man and Unident fied Negro Killed Whe Blytheville Truck Upset MEMPHIS, Tcnn., Sept. 4.—Tw men were killed and four othe injured seriously uy>t night wlie H five-ton truck overturned c Ilnrnhon viaduct, on the Arkans side ol the Mississippi river, an plunged down a 30-foot cmbanl ment. One of the dead was Identtfic as Ashley Johnson, 32. of Hu: boldt. Tenn. The other, a negr was unidentified. Two of the Injured were listed t a Memphis hospital as Robert rnncnmntlnn Hue Hobock. IB, Brownsville. Tenn. and Consumption nas „ . ,..„.-.„ „ w ,., Knrino , W m HE BOON TJ] TUPELO Town's Domestic Electri-i,,^ Says Former President Champions Liberty o( the Exploiter WASHINGTON. Sept. 4 (UP) — 'ormiT President Ilcrbjil Hoovri oday wns accused by Sccrclary.qf Inlerlor Harold L. Ickes of cliam- >lonmB "the liberty of the exploiter." Commenting on Ihe former president's magazine article cha the Roosevelt administration wll'i depriving citizens of lindltlona! lib erlk's. Ickcs wild;"He does not seem (o lie con corned with the- lilirrtles of I He nvtragf! men and woman- to have- decent living conditions and jots at fair wages. ''The liberty that he talks about, It seems lo me. Ls the liberty of the exploiter." STRIKE BUT NDT YET ff FULLSTJENETH Icxtile Leaders Claim 50 Per Cent Response With Others lo Follow WASHINGTON', Srpl. 4 IDFI —ITnkn IfLiilm late tuday claimed lh:it :i(HI,WO te.vtllr 'worker* w<n> till Mi-Ike mil tliat lliuu- mitb; morn would leave Uielr Jclft (iinicrfow. WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 tUP)^- IVxtile strike- leaders raid today Ihut (io i»er cent of the union workers had responded to ihe na:ion wide strike order and Ihm •>y (unmrrnw 100,000 will have left their jobs. The strike Is a "tremendous RUC- crs.s" already, the strike leaders claimed. ' Francis J. Gorman, strike chic!, pie dieted thill' 3UO.OGO•'non-union workers would join the'walkout by .he 1 end of the week, bringing the .'nihc hulnsliy to a shutdown. Willie Gorman Indicated optimum :ui lo the rr:-nli,s of strike or-- utrs. Gi'iirgc A. Sloan, president Of Uio C'diion Textile Institute,' iiild that liicninplclc reports to him al- , so shcv.-ed the. walkout about 50 PIT cent effective. I A United Press survey showed hul In rcpresenlatlve mill towns mm Alabama to Mnjnc more than OO.COO workers were out, making he sirlko M per cent effective in uiveycd . ureas. Various facloiies i-eie operating with full force, oth- •rs on skeleton shifts. The labulalion stood: Non-strikers — 201,980 Uiu-oru- ilclel. Strikers— 247,900 tcomnlcle). Out ot the south came i-epaus of violence In Georgia und picket lilsturunni-cK In tlie Carollnos. In New England Impartial estimates Indicaled the strike lo be 13 ]rer cent effecllve. Connecticut was claimed by union leaders as having responded 08 per cent to the call. Between 35 and 40 per cent of icxlllu workers went out in the south. "Our report," Qormnn said, "shows that the-strike is-aheod of rchcdiild-both -'north '-and- squth. The 'soul'li is running 'for ahea(l ol every expectation and there is nothing but enthusiasm here at national strike headqunrtcYs. j. I Floyd Johnson, 35. Witt Springs, Doubled in SlX Months j Ark - E*lent of their Injuries \Tas untletcrmincd. The others injured TUPELO. Miss Sept 4 (UP)-'* ere tlvo ""Identified negroes. The city of Tupelo announced to- 1 £ I'™ mr Clayton, driver of the Two Suits Filed Under Quick Divorce Statute Two suits hae /been filed In chancery court heic recently under Arkansas' 00-day divorce .statute. Fbmu-r residents ol North Carolina and Washington, 13. C. arc plaintiffs In the actions. In one suit Marjorlc E. Smith, formerly of Washington, is asking a decree divorcing her from William E. Smith, also of Washlng- lln. on grounds of general indignities. Claude P. Cooper Is attorney for Mrs. Smith. John H. Williams, who formerly lived in Moxvlllc. North Carnllna, is suing Mrs. Suote V. Williams in day that domestic consumption of electricity has more than doubled since cheap Tennessee Valley Authority power made Its debut here six months ago. The average family, Howard Merrltt. city clerk, announced. Is using twice as much current as it did before TVA and at an average cost of about 1-3 of what it was a vcar ago. The report, Mayor P. Manney Insck, said he was enrontc from Memphis lo niylhevllle, Ark. He was uninjured. The accident occurred. Clayton said, when he swerved the vehicle in an effort to avoid colliding with an antomn- bilo. Assault Official MACON, da., Sept. 4 IUP)-i-A dozen textile strike pickets beat Lem wnnrton, mill superintendent, _ unconscious with their lists eurly today n'fter he drove his auto through a picket line at the nnm- er two mill of the- Bibb Manu- ncttirlng company here. A few iniiuites Inter.the enraged 'Ickcl.s iilckcd up an automobile f the mill and turned it over, onliiining four minor executives the occupants sprawling in lie street. They were unhurt. •• Witnesses said wharton droye P to the mill gate and after ouiuling hU horii once, threw ^ils niichinc hiio high gear and dosh- d for the gate. The strikers,' homing angrily, scattered out of ils path. In less than 10 minutes Whavlon walked out of the mill entrance. the. other 00-day action. He also alleges general Indignities. 'Hie firm ol Harrison. Smith and Taylor represents Williams. Ethel Diock is suing 13. It. Brock jr divorce In another rase. Virgil ircene Is attorney for the plain- ff. proudly said today, shows that M?m !' tlis consumption has picked up every "~ The big truck. It was learned here, is owned by Ezra Hampton, local negro, and was engaged in hauling cotton seed from here to Mrs. R. w. Nichols. Mrs. T. D. Wilkins. Miss Anna Margarcl Wood, Mrf. Tom Uallcw and Miss Max- i inn Ilalstead,. i buying was held :n check by the strike,] and there was only limited activ-. Ity. Fluctuations were small after the opening, and the closing was steady two points or so under the opening. g^pl At noon today it was reported Dec that only about half of the work- - ers had joined in the strike, but w. E. RICHMOND & CO.S' their numbers were growing hour- AFTERNOCKTORAIN LETTER ly. Many mills which opened as CHICAGO. Sept. 4—The good usual this morning were closed 'as precipitation over most of the win-' the day wore on. with outbreaks ter wheat belt and sharply lower ol violence occurring at several levels at Liverpool were regarded southern mill centers. os the chief factors in Ihe sell- Opinion Is rather general IhRt ing of wheat today, although Ihe Ihe duration of the strike hinges market regained its losses near the to a large extent on the altitude close when Winnipeg strengthened. of he federal government—whether Selling of May wheat against It will or will not feed the strik- purchases at Minneapolis widened ers. ; the dillcrence between the two Two private crop estimates were markets and placed Ihe latter at published today; production was about the test premium of the r.ca- piaced at 9,383,00 bales against son. At Kansas City the basis on Reelection I,il(cly Probabilities in the contest for United States Senator favor the present Republican incumbent. Fiederick Hale of Portland, vcl- ei'au of fhree consecutive terms in olfic? and member ol chc important Naval Affairs Committee. Hnlc's opponent. Former Mayor F. Harold Duboid of \Vatenille. i>| T'" 1 Christ Ambassadors ol 111,- Bfsurcil of the heavy Franco-1 Assembly of God church met Sun- American vote of western and. cin >' evening in Ihe new church a I west-central Maine. In the First District Tupelo was the first city to con- 1 tract for power under the TVA program. nation Blytheville Man Is Robbed Near Memphis Christ Ambassadors In Meeting at New Church I ^ ' tional Shortage of Goalies ' Hockey Teams Report fUP) -- A 'or the N'a- MEMPIUS, Tenn.—U. C. nozler Blytheville. Ark., reported to police here yesterday that at U o'clock yesterday morning he was held ur nn (he highway bclv.een Hughe und Fjehi and robbnri of his watcl and *23. He said that the n:cn acted :« If [heir car was di.'a!i!ctl and mo 7lh and Ash street wllh a gc-Orl Connres- crou-d present. The singing was sional race, Carroll L. Beedy. Port-1 omitted on account of tha chap' - - - - Icrs for study being so lengthy, and the meeting ope-nert wllh prayer. Chapters 11 and 12 of Luke weie discussed, lead by the president, Miss Lois Alfccn. end Republican who has served ns Representative since 1921, facei a comparative newcomer In Maine politics. Former Major Simon M. Hamlin of South Portland. Beedy's chances for reelection are not ov-! cily blight. In 1932 he was returned to Washington by a margin of only 1.756 in a vote of 80,468. Becciy is a Dry. Hamlin is frank- Wrecked Cur Tn licnch Bihlc WESTERLY. R. I. (UPI—Albert 13. Thomas. Jr.. Wakcflcld, leaned over to pick up a Bible from the Ifockey League is puz?llns : lionod for him to halt. When h managers throughout the circiii'.. i stopped his car they covered bin With In? sudden death of Roy wilh revolvers and robbed him Worters In Winnlneg this year. Chicago Black Hnwks were robbed I wiH CS pT" 5 , of *" H ime 'j Horse Car Driver Ends Wilfe Cude. who made a| name for himself with Detroit ia«t' 47th Year With Kailroa< year, has been recalled bv I.-:s Canadlcns. leaving the Red 'Wings! wALTIIAM. Mass. iUPi - Wll without a goallo. Montreal Ma- ]ian> Cosg]OV( ,. 18 . vvho 0]lcc . drav room are dissatisfied with the scr- „ hoRC wr _ st |,, a . orlcs (or th vices o Alex Conncll and he has ] Middlcscx & Boslon strcot Ra |i been placed on the auction block.\ >av completing his 17lh vcar. In Ihcir em- He worked as ly Wol. And Wet sentiment ha.sj noor of Ills aulomotllc. Th; car increased steadily In three of the lurched, veered across the high- four First District counties since 'way. s'.ruck a highway few an,! the repeal of National Prohibition ; was demolished. brought "hard liquor" back to ad-i '. Jacent Kew Hampshire and near- mi. «; ,w«>. LunifH.II1J5 tii.T The New York Rangers have inrti- ^rove. started cated that they are willing to dis-' rote of the services of Andy All-, kenhead. the young Scot who gave] Ruins New Dea' Painting; Jailed hack In 1887. Indications of develop en Ihn circtric cars for 20 years. of the greatest net tenders In the I circuit. i ling Into 3iiC| S (.j r[cr] nm j |n sl)cc u,r for 28 years. by Massachusetts. 9.233.000 on August 1st In one cs-jcash wheat was reported steady to __._ „.„....* tlmate, while the other gave the half higher, with all oReriiigs read- a one-way affair with yli-U as 9,377.000 vs. 9.321.006. ily taken. ' iCjntlr.uud on Pas I has The English minister ot heal'b a "whlto llsl" on which are The Second Dislricl ronlest is I recorded tt.e towns which have no Democratic slum areas. There arc 33 towns e Two) 'lislcd on the list at present. ' Oyster Eater Found Tearl Hor Attack Fatal I NEW UR1TAIN, Conn. (UP) — ZANESVlfLE. O. (UP)—Howard • Arthur II. Hoffman won an oyster Slack, 54. died juries received hogs on his farm attacked" him. I in one of the sliells. recently from in-1 eating contest at an outing and in January when | profited by finding a small pearl The strikers Immediately fell „., ilm, beating him unmercifully. He vr.s knocked to the ground timj ind agntn. finally lying unconscl- SST .ll.iny Working NEW Y'ORK. Sept. 4 IUP) — More than half of the nation's 450.000 cotton textile employes ars working despite the inclustry-widj strike call, the Cotton Textile, In- stilute claimed today on the basis of telegraphic reports from strike centers Sctilh. in England and the ' Girl, Struck by Falling Flower Box, Dies Sunday WILSON. Ark .-Peggy Jean, age 4, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Jolly died Sunday afternoon at her home near Marie. Ark., from injuries received when a flower box fell upon her. Fnncrai services were conducted by K;V. John T. Caughlcy at th? Baptist church Monday afternoon at 4 o'clock. Interment war- made in the B<i<=sctt cemetery. Six months In Jail was the sentence imposed on John Sinliisko, sliow-n hero In court, for throwing naphtha on a painting tliat scathingly eatlriicd tlie New Deal and especially tha Roosevelt family, as It was exhibited in Tarrytown, N. Y. Smiusko rained the picture, he said, be- rausc ho did cot like the Idea of holding Iho Roosevclla UP to ridicule. Cily Plans Centennial MO.MESCE. III. (UP)—This city will observe the lOOih anniversary of Us settlement with R pageant of progress to b? held Sept. 14, 15 and 16. T!ie customs and costumes of .1 century ago down to the present time, as well as various historical svcntf. wili bo features of tre pag- oant. WEATHER Arkinsas — Fair and - -rrnuT tontcht. Weiinr-.". v hnt .m- The maximum temperature here yesterday wns 80, minimum 65, cioudy with .09 of an Inch rainfall, according to Samuel P. Nor- rls. official weather observ«r. •

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