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Served by United / 3LYTHEVILLE C •P THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NOttTOtAR AI VOL XXXI—NO. MC Ulythevllle Dtily Nevi Ulythevllle txutlet Mississippi Valley U'aUer Hlylhertlle Herald HOME EDITION BUT1IKVIU.K. ARKANSAS, WRDNKSDAY, SEPTEMBER C, 1!>:M SINGLE COPIES FIVE GENII'S Textile Strikers Urwd lo FMit - .^- .. ^ . ..> _. , D fj Wallace Announces Pool for Purchase and Sale of Cotton Certificates. Columbo Death Tragedy to Pal Roy Spence Slated For • Central Committee Post A waving, shouting throng of textile mill strikers here cheers W. J. Kendall, southern representative of the International Machinist*, as he voices an impassioned pl?a lor them to fight until the victory won, In the industrial battle in which 000,000' textile workers were WASHINGTON'. Ri-n'.. 5 itll'l — Ac-tin-j to aid cotton farmers in diouth .stricken arc-as, Secretary cf Agriculture Henry A. Wallace kclay announced creation of a national j:oal lo fac-ili'.ale sale un:l purchase of tax exemption certificates issued under the n.inkhead eotlcn romrol bill. Wallace fixed th? |:rice al four KIMS a pt.ur.d on the- amount ol co;:o:i v.l:ich the tax certificates' rsprcscnt. The figure is approx- '. Imately 70 per c'nt of the tax of ft.Ol cents a pound Imposed by the . act nn iho ginning ol cotton. | U:irier provisions cf thc Bank- j head act all cotton farmers! throughout th? South were allov, 1 -1.; cd a specific.- production which wi5 lax (•.-.impl. Cci'tificalcj were Issued tn thc planters v,hi:h was were In present with their cotton at ihe gin';. As many cotton crops were rov:-icly damaged or wiped out. by Hi: droi.lh in the southwest, fuimers in lhat area ho! 1 .! lax exemption certificates rcprc- 531111113 much more cotton than they aclusllv produced. Wallace's anncii!ic;-:ncnt today iasures these fanners of at least four cnit r , n pound for the colton LITTLE ROCK. 'Sept;..5 tUP)-- J. H.' Head, uf Texarkana, ntul Hoy • Sp'.-iVe. of Lllllc Hock, p.r.'j considered .In uutljbritailve circle.^ ns candidates lor'-'chairman • and . secretary. respectively* ol. (lie Ai<-• kunsus UemMTiilIc" central committee, the United l>rp« learned ICKlay. Till!}- nould succeed Lee Milrs and Harvey G. Comts. both ol Little Keck, who have been con- fldered prominently for re-election. Spence. tecrttnry ol the highway commission and of the state planning board, was active In tiov 900 Head Expected to Arrive Today at Big Lake Pasture. J. M. Fiitrell's successful cumpakn tor rcnominntlon. ''^ , Dave I'artain. of Van Buren/ is slated to be nmncd- temporary chairman and keynote speaker 'at . tlie stale convention at Hot Springs A train loud of cuttle from drouth stricken areus In western Arkansas, about SCO head. Is exacted to arrive nt Dig Lake, west >1 lii-re. tills afternoon, to be pas- urcd on Drainage District. 11 hind ii the Bit Lake bottoms. The herd will Increase the nuin- con- been days. ber of cattle pastured there slclcrably. 1.500 head having •n the bottoms tor, several Friday and Saturday. Half Moon Man Accused of Altering Poll Tax Receipt. W. S. Storey, Democratic nominee for magistrate of Half Moon towiuhip, lias been bound over -to await action of the October grand jury on a felony charge of election law violation. Storey is accused of altering n which they were entitled to pro-| ] poll tax receipt by erasing a name . , - .duec but which will not come" oni cnlcrcd ?" UK rcccl l >l an <i ortlercd to walk out. Scene cf this first mass meeting after the walk- the marl:;t bccaus- of drouth con-1 1 " 3 ailutll(;r l'i its place. Brought out is the armory-stadium in Charlotte. N. C. , ditions. ". ' b< ; ror1 _ e Mlln iclpal Judge C. A. Cun- Guard Mills to" Avert Sabplage ningham he waived examination and was held to the grand jury under $300 bond. Producers in other sections of the South, which were not hit by the drouth, will purchase the ex- , „, • , emption certificates and thus savj I st °rey was nominated u one., of approximately 30 per cehl of UiC.lfc-. 1 " 0 ^°* nSh ' p ,™.* g f, tr , at * *?'• tax on tlieir surplus nroduciion. j™ r 5" > Vrlte-lri ticket, that The pool plan. Wallace 'said 'f* 015 .' a "<> tiler .candidate for mag- doe.s not provide for the govern- i ! £trate a " d onE for constable lo ment purchase of any excess cer-| lnunlph over candidates "sted, on tificates. j Holders of excess I may turn them over to the manager of the pool who will handle '.hem for producers under a trust agreement. the ballot, certificate*! Slore ? was the second defend About 20,000 acres are being fenced to pasture tlie cattle. According lo D. N. WlUon, coun- .y FERA supervisor, the Big Lake irca is probably the best- of several being used In the county to msturc cutlle shipped here by the government from drouth sections. attic from stricken areas In Arcansas .show effects of the drouth more than herds received from similar areas In the western stat Mr. Wilson says. 4.250,000 rarchAst4 Commander at Eureka! Springs Convention. EUREKA SPiUNOS. Ark., Sept. B (UP)—Vincent Miles, of Fort Smith, was elected department commander of the Arkansas American Legion at the close of a I lira- day annual st'.sskm today. He succeeded Charles Q. Kelby. Jr. Lltlle Rock was mimed the next convention city. Other new olllcers Included Eddie OlaM. Wnlinit M. Sparllno. Hot commanders. niut E. Springs. vice- WASHINGTON. Sept. 5 (UP) — Drouth catlli-, bought by the government In 21 states, exceeded 4.- 259.0CO up to August 3f, the AAA announced today. Total payments up to that time mounted to $38,811.870, divided among 220,000 farmers. Included were benefit payments of SM.154,348 and purchase payments of $24,657,521. Purchases to tlie end of August by states Included: Arkansas, 30,080 bend. In his dosing Kelley declared "we me rclmiiiny to the flriiiB line of economic nnd, serial ditflcullies for bailies as serious us those fought In 1018." Kelley, was presented (i ring by J. H. Graves, who described him us the department's most pi-loved commander. A resolution was passed after healed debate tod.iy mincMlng ml slide, comity nnd [iiunlclpnl em- ployes and all educators drawing state money to lake the oiilh ol allegiance' to the HUB. The new department coninmnd- er has had H prominent plnce public affairs hi ant to appear in court here chars- cd with violation of election laws at the recent primaries. Jessie Ray, of Lcachvllle, was convicted of voting twice during-'the runoff primary, tlie offenses being "reduced" by the court from a'fel- ony lo a misdemeanor and Ray given n S50 fine and jail sentence, both of which were suspended during good behavior. Ray's j defense was drunkenness. Albert Leroy Nichols, 3, Hit by Aulo on Highway Near His Home. Both Sides Seeking New Orleans Witness NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 5. (UP) —Marie rfenendez, "witness number two" in the Louisiana legis- Albert Leroy Nichols. 3-yrar-old jlativc Investigation of the New son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Nichols, Orleans city administration, be- of Sleele .Mo., was in a critical .came thc object of a dual search rendition al lhe hosnilal here to- j tcday which held up tlie hearing, day as result of injuries received *he committee was searching for when struck by a car on Highway her to tell of alleged "Intimida- Gl near his home this morning. Thc child has Ixiih legs broken and a fractured skull. Mrs. Nichols, mother of thc child, said he started across the by city police after she tcs- lifled before the committee Saturday, while police were .searching for her because she failed to fhow up In court. highway and darlcd into lhe path The official probe opened at of a car driven by Mrs. Wai- 11:10 a.m. today with Senator ton. of IJlytheville. She said the j Huey P. Long, counsel, absent, child was carried a short distance i Senator Noe. chairman of the .on the bumper of thc machine, i oanimltlce. presided in tile absence jShc described lhe accident as un-' of the Kingflsh. Avoidable. ' "'! number of years Arkansas for He served Democratic national commltleeman and In 1932 foughl lhe Democratic nomination for United Stale.s senator but was defeated bv Senulor Haltle Caraway. PUB I iiniEMf Slaughter Hpuse at; Wilson Will Process Beef for Relief Program. Ground has been broken at Wll- «cn.for construction of a slaughter house, to .be built by FERA labor with materials/furnished by Lee Wilson and company. It is understood lhat the building will be of fireproof construction, probably of tile and stucco, and will house all necessary equipment for processing beef. Arkansas Republicans Nominate Ledbetter The rushed slaughter house to completion will be All the outer aspects of war accompany the textile strike in which 600.000 workers were called out. Here Li a typical scene outside the I/>n=dale cotton mill at Seneca. S. C., as guardsmen search a worker enterini; Ihe plant. Everyone arriving at the mill gale Is searched for hidden guns or bombs, in an cilort to prevent damage to the ma- chinrry by saboteurs. The child's father is a me' employed by the Leonard Chevrolet Co. at Sleele. l('(!i«'al Farully And Alumni Air Hm- Twenty-five members of the faculty of the University of Tennessee Medical school, nnd 'former faculty members, were gujsls of honor at a barbecue given by the Mississippi county Ihe country club here afternoon. lorifty at yesterday The meeting, in th c nature of an Informal reunion of faculty mcm- l:crs and former students, 'was attended bj- approximately 150 physicians from nnrthcast Arkansas, southeast. Missouri. Trmse.-sce and Mirsissippi. ~ feast of barcrciiod meal,': " and drinks, followed by an informal program. Dr. J. L. Tiriwell. president, ol the county society, called the meeting to order and Dr. ,!. I, McOehee of Memphis acted as tcnslmastsr in the absence of l)r A. F. Ccop- rr. of Memphis, who unable to attend. A number of Interesting talks were ^iven by the visitors. Dr. F. Turner save his "Reminiscence; chrmic Lincoln's Wordage Beats Bible and Shakespeare France Plans Perpetual Exhibit to Boost Wines PARIS fUPV A Palace of French Wine is about to be Inaugurated here, due to interest In wine as an dav beverage. B. ''ere. es ; every possible for the purpose, primarily, of processing about 8,000 head of cattle, bought by the federal government in drouth slrlcken areas and sent to this county to be pastured. Once processed the beef will be placed in PERA commissaries for distribution to families on the relief rolls this winter. The slaughter house will have a da!(y capacity of from 50 to 100 head. It is not definitely known at county FERA headquarters here! under what arrangements thc slaughter house is being constructed. It Is believed, however, that since Lee Wilson and company Is furnishing materials and labor Is provided from the relief roles that after drouth relief cattle are processed the building and equipment will become the property of Lee Wilson and company. Thc Republican . state central committee. In session yesterday at Uttle Rock, nominated George C. Ledbetter, of Hamburg, u the Republican candidate for governor psro Cobt>, of Little Rock, was elected chairman of the Repub lean slate .committee. D. Fred Taylor, of Osceola, Mississippi. county member of the Republican state central committee, has been named a member of the party's Male. executive committee. Government Offers Loans for Seeding Winter Grams Application will be received for loans on winter grain crops at the office of J. E. Crltz. county agent until Sept. 15, it has been announced by A. J. Haaga, of Memphis, field supervisor for Polnsett Craighead and Mississippi coimlles for Ihe government crop loans. A loan of J2 per acre will be made for pulling In winter grains of oals, wheat and rye. Thc sc curity will be the first mortgage on the croos with the notes due Aug 31. 1935, with Interest of per cent. of the University During the Past!. It is planned to make the pal-1 In I7 ' 2 "ftcr three FORT WAYNE, ma. CUP) Abraham Lincoln;^, writings and speeches'now in print exceed in volume--of words both the Bibl2 and thc works of Shakespeare, according -,to Information, by Dr. Louis Warren, director, of the Lincoln Nalional Life Foundation. ihosplt: Mrs. George Gish Dies at Jonesboro Hospital Mr-s George Oish. 39, of this city died last night at St. Bernard 40 Years". Dr. Hyman. dean of Ihe university. s|>okc on "The Importance of Alumni Associations", and Dr. J. B. McElroy talked on "Con- ace both an arllslic and a business center, nnd to glorify wine In a mnnner which hithcrlo never has been allemoled. nections Between the Old ai«l Ne\v| 'Very wine produced in France Universities" A memorial lo thc late Dr. W. B. Rogers, dean of the old school, yns given by Dr. Baltic Malonc. Dr. J. A. Crysler recounted "Plcss- aiu Associations With the Teaching Staff", and Dr. J. L. Andrews paid tribute to deceased faculty mcm- l-.r-n,. "Old and New Methods of Tea- chins Anatomy" were discussed cy . ,Ur. E. E. Francis, professor of an- riic visitors enjoyed alalomv at the school", and Dr. E. M. Holder told of "Prarlical Jok-:s On Myself". i will be available lo sample, or to purchase. Reserves in thc palace cellar will enable speedy delivery direct to thc consumer. sppciallzln? off French in Ihe best manner, it Is lhat thc casual visitor will restaurant which sets With in ciiislnc wines hoped obtain thc groundwork of a c plete education in lite subtle of wining and dining. art Ilnhc ISorii With Two Tcrlh KANSAS CITY, Mo. (UP) — Sonya Zaremlw is starling life "two up" In the matter of teeth. She was born with two teeth already cut . Tallis nf Mooi'.'ijht, U Comes CONNr.AUT. O. <UP)-Councll- man W. E. Hazelline had thc floor. He was saying (hat "if Ihc work- was to l:e done by the regular waterworks men it would hove to be accomplished by moonlight." Just then Ihe lights snapped out and soloas had to continue llulr scs- sion by moonlight, through the window. streaming work an in Jonesboro. _ ... years of Funeral arrangements are ?_ g . I "'™ J *'L. f "™ d ll! ? t i <x)m P let e but funeral services thc Bible contained 926,877 words.' Shakespeare's complete works have been estimated to contain 1,024,000 words. , Thc written and spoken words of Lincoln total approximate 1.078,365 words, according to Dr. Warren, While the Bible and Shakespeare's works are complete, many ol Lincoln's writings and speeches still are unpublished. The count did not include Lincoln's own personal papers, the traditional Lincoln anecdotes, or the many psr- sonal Idlers which prlvale hands. arc slill In Strange Tropical Klsh Caufht NOANK, Conn. (UP)-Capt. Fred Burdick's ashing trip to L,v:c Narragansctt' Bay netted him two strange 1-roplcal specimens. One Orlcf-alvlclicn accidental sluyoi- ot Kns» Coliiiubii, hla llfulons friend, Lansing V. llrown, plio- togrnphor, la shown lieru hi lil.i Los Angolcs liomo after Uu tragedy, which occurred while Brown was sliovvlni; nn ohl dueling pistol lo tlio Him alar. A • park from a match illsi:lmi'KCil th« pistol, tho hiillot cnteihi,: Columbe'* i««J South Carolina Bandits Make Get-Away With Big Sum This Morning. LAKE CITY. S. C.. Sept. 5 (UP) thc bank's presl- —After taking dent from his home and Ihreat- bc held here Friday. Mrs. Gish, member of a prom-i Inent Jonesboro family, was form-| erly Miis Marguerite Mason. She became the bride of Mr. Gish. local contractor, last fall. Mrs. p. R. Child, a slsler, of this city, and other relatives also survive. Youth's Hard Earned Dollar Taken by Thief Here's today's nomination for thc meanest thief: A youth, about 12, whose dollars arc very few and far between, earned one today by thc persistent peddling of late watermelons from linuse to house. Tlie dollar. In change, tightly secured In a tobacco sack tied to his belt, the youth Jpllered around a pool room this ai'ernoon. Evei« few minutes his hand strayed to Ihe sack. Thc last time he touched Ihe sack It felt limp and empty Ih~ his hWld. A sharp cut in the sack Indicated that his money had been slipped as p ay. Police said Ihere was llltle hope that thc youth would recover his loss. enlng wholesale murder of his family. Ihree bandlls loday robbed thc- Palmcllo Slale bank of Lake Clly of between $75,000 and SiOO.OOO. The bandits. In making their escape, took with them Prcsidcnl J. Hoyt Carter and Cashier Frca Slalvey, but released Uiein near Lamar. S. C.. 35 miles from here. The biindlts were [raveling In tsvo automobiles, on; a Plymouth sedan and thc other a Ford V-8, W. Banks Sims, member of Carter- Sims company, told Ihe United Press. Part of Die rear of the Plymouth had besn, knocked out to give an unobstructed rear view. Tlie car had been stolen In Florence, S. C.. last night and ils number wns C-33654. Two of, the bandits appeared al the home of Carter this morning about 7:30. Mrs. Carlcr. preparing breakfast, was ordered to put the meal on the tnl'lc and the bandlls ale It. As Curler cams lo (he door lh»y threatened him with a machine gun. Allhca Carter. IC-ycar-old daughter, and Jimmy Carlcr, 10-year-old son, were lied logelhcr to a bed. Mr. and Mrs. Carter were Ihen taken outside thc house. One of thc robbers got in his car with Carlcr and the olhcr forced Mr.i. :ar(er lo drive him to the bank. Intervenes After National Labor Board Admits Failure of Its Efforts.:. CHATTANOOGA. Tenn., Sept. It (Ul'l—Two mfn were reported slain In a battle Ictwern l*v- ' Mir ftriUtrs, mill officials^ ,ind urTii-ris «t Trlon. Ga., 3»'.mllM runfh cf here this allemoon. Four olhrrr. Imludln'r .iwo ilrimlr therlffs, were rrporttd witullilrtl. HYDE PARK. N. Y., Sept. V IU IP)— President Roosevelt Intervened dramatically today to spied a settlement of the strike spreading through America's huge textile Industry. Upon recommendation oi the na- llonal labor relations toard 1)12 president announced he had decided to name a special boarj ot three" members 13 medial? .the strlXc.-' Hoard Rcpcrts Failure Thc president, who hail nulnr I tallied a r.ollcy of "hand: oil in rcjjaiii tn the greatest labor c- : --".-ct under NRA, broke his 5!lcn\._ ,-n- cxp;cli?dly al a lime when-, reports from a <loxrn states In New "England, llu> East, and thij South showed ihe slow paralysis' of the strike was belnt; extended.;' ' The national labor -relations board reported to the president that in thc face of the spirit of the strike. It had tried without succesi lo bring peace to the Industry. Thc national • labor relations board's recommendations were contained In a two page lelter to the president, made public simultaneously, with the announcement that u special-bourd-wa$ ibeipg-.sjlecled, Smtjesls SperjarBoard" Lloyd K. Garrison',, chairman of the national board, in his- lellU lo Mr. Roosevelt, wrcU thaf "In d3ference to the Important function which we have been created by you to discharge we believe that the public interest would best be served by our'immediate withdrawal from further mediation efforts in the textile strike. ; •''... "From our knowledge of. tlie situation we are satisfied thai mediation Icoking toward a termination of the strike can best go forward by your creating a special board under public resolution 44, wilh full authority to investigate His causes of thc strike alJtrio propose a just basis of 'settlement." New Bank at Senath Will Open This Week SENATH. Mo.—The Sen nth State A(r»tiul Constable's "Star" PAULDINO. O. (UP)—Disporting a "star," handcuffs and gun will set back Constable A. S. Sherer, of Blue Creek township, exactly *17.77, unless he has his equipment returned to thc hardware store for a refund. A slate examiner so ruled after an mtdlt of Ihe township books, which revealed that tire shiny star on thc constable's chest had been charged to thc township. The expenditure was was a IhTead fish, five inches long] not admissible It was said with 12-Inch blue and while - ' J threads extending from Its green 1 OLYMPIA, Wash. (UP)—Wash- body. The other was a cobia, re-lington's 71 state Xtrclmen trav- semblm" a hake. Both were rare'eled 315.191 miles during July en- In Iheso waters. Lutes Doubles Size of Grocery and Market Lutes Grocery and Meat Market, located at 122 West Main street in Ihe Mahan building, has been enlar^ d lo double Its former size. A partition separating thc Lulcs store from Die old R. D. Hughes location was removed and the two places combined. Omcr Lutes, who started the grocery business there Ihree years ago, Mid Ihe change was made In order to provide bet- Icr shopping facilities and to give greater rooi;-. for Ihu dlr.pU.y of merchandise. Additional storage facilities^ wer needed also, Mr. Lutes said, foi largo stocks of staple merchandise! booked two montlis ago for the' fall business. The stole carries u complete line llank, and with n capital of $25.000 a paid-nt> surplus of S5.000. will of>cn Friday. September, 7, rontlngc-nt upon approval by ' thc Stale Finance Commissioner of thc purchase of the building which formerly housed Ihe Citizen"* Hank of Senath. Thc sale of this properly has already been approved by Judge Billings in circuit court, and thc olher approval is a mere for ; mallty. The board of dtrcclovs is com- l»scd of R. Irl Jones. Thomas F, Donaldson, Earl Vandiver. Ben Browning and W. C. Cancer. Mr. Browning, who has had considerable banking experience in liquidating banks in this section, has been selected as cashier. The other officers have not yet been selected. Seinth has been without a bank since a year ago last February when the Ciltzens Bank was forced to close. forcing the state's highway law*, of groceries and menu. Nevada to Crlrbralr Birthday RENO, Nev. HIP).-Nevada residents will celebrate this slate's 10th nannlversary of admission lo 'the Union here Oct. 31. Bolh Slrtcs Pledje Cooperation WASHINGTON, Sept. 5. (UP)— Textile slrikc leaders and the ln- duslry promised cooperation 'to President Roosevelt's mediation proposal today In Ihe midst of widening flareups of violence and rode authority charges of Intimidation by pickets . The strike will continue, however. Francis J. Gorman, strike leader, warned in commcnlin? on the president's peace move.. ' From north arid south, meanwhile, -came' reports of fights . at mill gales, of mobilization -of Uoop units and state police in various textile strike centers. Thru thc strike areas tension was Increasing. President, George A. Sloan of the Cotton Textile Institute said the president's mediation board "will receive our utmost respect." Sloan earlier had charged "mob action" by strikers was forcing workers involuntarily from their jobs. He and other textile leaders marie plans for protection of mill hands still at work. Gorman said that union leaders would cooperate "as far as possible" in meeting the president's mediation mere. 155,009 Now Out ATLANTA. Ga., Sept. 5. <UP>- Pcacc officers armed today to combat flying .squadrons of union pickets which were making slight gains in closing southern mills in the general textile strike. Violence flared In several places in the Soulh as union men succeeded In adding about 10.000 strikers today to the walkout, making about 155.000 of the 300,000 In this section nn strike. The three Macon. Ga., mills of the Bibb Manufacturing company were closed this nicr:n>ig after a shot was fired by .1 mill official over the hrads o:" : ::kers. A hand to hand fight p- .1. WEATHER ARKANSAS—Partly cloudy today. Thursday unsettled, cooler In notthwes; portion. The maximum temperature hero yesterday was 75. minimum 61, clear, according to Samuel F. Nor-' rls. official weather observer.

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