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Celebrate Armistice Day In BlytrLille Wednesday-Hear Carl Bail* BLYTHEVE VOL. XX.X1II—NO. 202 aiyttieville Courier Blylbeviile Herald T " E Blylhevllle Dally News Mississippi Valley Leader SINGLE COPIES FIVU CEN'IS NKWSPAPHl OP NOHTHMM- Hitler in Civics? Guess Again! Bailey Will Speak at City Auditorium Wednesday at Noon Carl E. Bailey's Armistice Day address Io the people of Blytheville and northeast Arkansas will j be delivered at about noon Wed- I ncsday in tlie city hal! auditorium I immedialely following tlie American Legion's annual Armistice Day | parade, it was announced today l>.v Floyd White, head of thc Legion committee in charge of arrangements for Wednesday's celebration. The governor-elect will .occupy a place of honor in the parade ' which will end at the city hall. I The program at thc auditorium I will not be long. Besides Mr.' Biiilcy.s address there will be a contest in which school choruses will sing songs that were popuiai with soldiers in the World Wai- Four Bands Will Play Dud Cason post, American Lc»ion, official host for the day, has made arrangements for the cn- lertainment of thousands of visit ore. Thc (lay's program will begin r.t about 9:30 in thc mornin? with street concerts by four bands which later will march in the parade. Tlie parade will begin to form at 10 o'clock and at 11 o'clock, as. whistles sound the hour at which 'the armistice: ending the ..-•World Wfar.;,was signed 18 years , -ago, .IL_frm begin moving' -The parade route will be from Seventh and Main east on Main to Franklin street, north to Walnut, and west on Walnut to the city hall In the afternoon the Jonesbor'o girls drum and bugle corps will Play and drill on the streets of the bcsmcss section. The days festivities will end with a dance at the Legion hut, starting at 9 The Legion is offering cash prizes m a number of competitive e i en Is in connection with thc celebration. A new feature of this year's parade will be a boys and Birls bicycle corps, h, wh ich prizes ul $2 nnd $1 will be awarded for Hie best decorated '.bicycles Registrations are still being accepted for tins event and boys and girls •who wish to compete are invited ic. telephone number 306. The best school chorus will receive a cash prize of $5 Prizes of $50, $35 and 515 will be awarded the best non-commercial lioats in the parade. Out of town judges will select the winners, line of March The parade will form as follows- Unit one will form on North Seventh street, headed toward Main: colors and color guard Pamgoulcl band, ex-service men! Cov-clect Bailey and other distinguished guests. Company M. After unit one will come a mini- Mr of show horses, . including Bachelor's Dream, to be driven by Jeff Roland, and Satin Point to be driven by c. o. Smith Unit two will form on South Seventh street, hearted tow.,-d Main: junior band, Legion Auxiliary, Boy Scouts and their float 'raits, bicycle squadron. Unit three will form on North Sixth street headed toward Main L*"'"««v,ne senior band, Girl CRASH, KILLING THREi —•—-~ ""•-... ' m ' . ' ^^* ^^^^^H ^^^^^ff i A (tributes Big Increase in Estimate to Favorable Weather WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 (UP) — Sharply increasing- previous estimates, the United states crop re! porting board today estimated the ' 1936 domestic cotton crop nt 12,400.000 bales, compared with 10'- C38,COO bales last year and a'i> average, crop of 14,067,000 bales liom 1928 to 1932. A near record average yield of 199.7 pounds per acre was predicted by thc board in spite of extremely low estimated yields in two major producing stales Texas and Oklahoma. The total crop estimate was 791,000 bales above the board's forecast of a month ago and 1,- 279.0CO above the September forecast. It was very nearly in line with the bureau's first estimate of the se.ison, made as of August 1 1 L A - I i n ' when a crop of 12,481,000 bales was L 3' n Cn Appeals lor KcnCW i predicted. • ' " [ The board noted thai favorable j weather in the southeast and along ] the Atlantic coast, "which per- •Bin Slalt Virginia N. Carolina S, Cnrolliin Georgia Florida Missouri Tennessee Alabama Mississippi • r-culslaiuv Texas Oklahoma Arkansas N. Mexico Arizona California All others •can KigVi /ml. Ur.ilJ l!)3.i Crnjt Crop 33.000 3a]m .025,000 572,OI» 825,000 -744.0W 1,100.000 1,059000 33,000 .aijooo 290,000 177,000 435,000 317JOOO 1.155,000 1,059,000 I.ODO.COO i.'astfixw 755.000 . 55^000 3,005.000 2,95G;000 3CO.OOO 507,000 1.245.CQf> ; 853, 000 lOT.OCO 75.000 ICO.COO 135,000 . 420,000 239.COO 13,000 . 0,KO i res. Oi I!)2K-:K Avrraiti' 45,000 752,000 850,000 1,211.000 35,000 22H.MO •ns.ooo 1,255.000 I.559.0CO 7'i 5.000 4.580.000 1,109.000 usa.oco 90.000 128.000 2CO.OK) ll.OCO ml. Yield 1'pr An e 287 315 281 230 174 397 208 238 314 271 122 • 03 244 : 470 389 540 245 IVrAi'i 273 204 201 235 105 280 200 220 228 218 133 117 398 405 624 193 Follows Landon as Governor al of Enthusiasm in -Factory Campaign J Looks like Adolf .Hitler incognito, doesn't it?. That's whaj officials at the zoo- in Vienna thoiight, too, when th.s T ma.i •wandered through the'park fo; several liours. *. Cowlick, mans-' tache, beetling brows and jutting jaw resembled the German chancellor so much none were sure whether to salute him. Hb identity never was learned, but it wasn't Hitler. l.v.-ere in danger n month ago" was 1 largely responsible for tlie' predicted .increase. I "The increase in.prospective outturn . results from fall 'weather that has been almost ideal for the maturing and picking of, the crop •* the board ..sajd. 'IWhfjn average' weather conditions'"-prevail there is usually some loss of r opcii cot- tcn in the fields but this season practically .no losses, of 1 this kind liave occurred." ,"-;i Texas and -Oklahoma; :which suffered from dry weather : early in the year, were given estimated yields per acre of only 122": and C3 pounds respectively, .' 'compared with yields last year"-of! 133 and 117 pounds and 10-year ;average yields of 1S9 pounds and pounds. .' f judge Orders Bonds o( Two Insurance Salesmen Forfeited ('pT A ' Hosts. P.^T. A. and school floats Pete Barnes and ox teams "sivi? ft / 6u , r ,*'" fo "" ; °n South Sixth street, headed toward Main: Senalli band, commercial floals Industrial display, new cars. New Orleans Cotton NEW ,ORLEANsT Nov. g (UP) Sin C °"° ant Si Vh. Creasc of ™ 1.000 bales tho r«?i governm < ; »fs estimate of half ?nd the market recovered about ' loss, closing stea- Circuit Judge G. E. Keck ordered forfeitures against bondsmen for Max Baer, slias Joe Cook, and Charley Block, alias Carl Snyder, when the pair, indicted for alleged fraudulent sale of auto liability insurance, failed to appear in criminal court here this morning for trial. H was reported that the two men. who figured in an alleged series of insurance frauds in the stale, were here last week but stayed only a short time and returned to their home in St. Louis Mo. One of their bondsmen indicated this morning: that the defendants would be produced for trial here, possibly tomorrow. However, Claude P. Cooper, defense counsel, exhibited a lelegram from ..one: of statement that n son had suc- cunr^ed. It was possible that the reported death of one of the defendant's children would be made the basis of a motion for a continuance. - v ' Carroll, Dennis, negro, entered a pica of guilty to grand larceny llns morning and was given'a one year sentence of imprisonment, In the slate penitentiary. Tnimann Barton was found guiltv of forgery and uttering by a jury Ink morning. His punishment was fixed at four years with a recommendation that the court,suspend two years. He was rcpresent-d by Gene E. Bradley, by appointment or the court. • . 'S ILLNESS DEIL Closing Stock Prices 50 to 75 Dec Jan March May July Oct Spots fourteen ™«* a bale 1. * '""" "Pen high low close 1102 1192 ii6o ins 1183 1184 1160 H68b 1185 1193 1158 1113 1183 1193 1158 1113 1175 1184 1156 H63 1135b 1133 1126 |j29b closed steady at 1222, oft YORK, Nov. 9 (UP)_ again rose to aroiind the l-share mark on the stock —. n ,.je today with prices meeting support after: an early reaction caused by realizing A T and T ' j 83 r-_j Anaconda Copper ' 53 i 2 Bethlehem Defender of , Administration Measures Unable to Serve With Court WASHINGTON. Nov. 9 (UP) — The New Deal today. suffered n possibly serious supreme court setback as it prepared to launch argument of two important administration .measures before the high tribunal this afernoon. The setback was file apparent virtual certainly that j U5 ti ce Hor- Jsn F. Stone, liberal member of tlie court, will not participate in the court's opinions in the pending (ests because of llhicss Tiiis piosiKcl Was 'revealed when Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes announced that Stone did not participate in decisions handed down today in cases which have been discussed in court conferences since he became ill Stone's absence from'the bench was regarded as a serious hazard to the New Deal 5 i,, ce he.is o,, c of the few members who have consistently upheld constllutional- ily of New Deal laws. Lynch, campaign chairman,' hi calling a mei'ling .of all-'Committee members and workers In' the drive for 7:3Q : : tonight" at the Chamber of Commerce:' of-, fice in the-city hall.-;; - :i ; | •While a number.,of;;aDttlflonal, contributions of 'substantial size' are virtually assured, the' $70.000 which Is required Io bring the 1 factory Io Blytheville Is not yet in sight, .Mr, Lynch said. He appealed to all of .the people of the community to consider ihe importance to thc town and to their own personal fortunes of carrying : the campaign to a successful conclusion and asked for a renewal of the enthusiasmi which carried the drive ahead 1 rapidly in its early days. j Contributions to the fund, not previously acknowledged, follow: c. M.>bbou"::::: ^Ki Mid-West Dairy Prod. Co. 300 00 i Ben While .. Geo. M. I,ee Insurgents, Beaten Biick, ' Rain,Shells on Spanish Capital MADltll), Nov. !) (I)l')— Ten ]iett<oif,i were klllta -ai,,} m^ wcuinilnl today hi the i-rlicl Itoiiilxirdini'iit of Alndriil. O. Modinger J. J. Johnson Chas. Penn C. J. Evrarrt . Tom Heaton \\ Sam Morris A. A. Hardy ..:..'. Abe Kinningham Tim Breeden W. P. Malin ..'.'.'. P. C. Rothrock E.. A. Rice -.. Frank E. THlcr•......' L. M. Chappell L. W. Stafford J. W. Cox ,t Gene s'ykes S. T. Freeman ... 10000 25.00 25.01) 25.00 KM 25.00 25.00 50.00 Court Uphold ity Io Conduct Employe Elections A Homocrnl will succeed Alfred M. Lniuloti as governor of Kansas when Wnltei- A. liuxrnan, above, takes oflicc in Topckn Jan. 1, 18i7. Hc defeated Will G. West. Republican, in a close race. Landon's successor is a Hutchinson attorney.wild large wheat fanning interests. A native ot Kansas, lie is Die fifth Democrat Io bo elected govcr- 'nor since the slale entered lb.c Union 75 years ;igu, President Lists Objectives Which Administration Will Seek WASHINGTON, Nov. 9. <UP) — President Roosevelt today committed his second administration to a program of social reform and a 'leveling upward of labor standards. " In a message to the third national conference on labor legislation the president said he e.xp=ct- cd "tills coming year should be an , outstanding one in the annals of I labor legislation." and enumerated the following schedule of desired reforms: New York Cotton NEW YORK. Nov. Cotton closed steady. h8 '' 9 <rjp> Dec Jan .March May July oc; Spots eleven. 1190 1188 1187 1180 1)44 1196 1192 nns 1196 1187 1149 1169 11G5 1165 116G 1128 close 1179 ins 1177 1178 closed quiet at 1224, oil inr-h Cities Service ....'.'.','.'.', 37.3 Coca Cola .....'.. 127 1-2 General 'American'Tank' 677-8 General Motors 53 Genera) Electric ...':';'" 70 3-8 International Harvester 08 3-4 Siiol Average I s 13.09 Tho average price of 7.3 inlucilirg cotton on the ten < iwifd spot markets today was ,, m according to the Blythcvtllc Board Chicago-WJieat open ' high low Dec 115 7-8 116 1-4 Us j.g ^r(l)•ll3 7-s in 1-8 He 3 . WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 (Up)_ The District of Columbia court' "' orlt ' «<fc<l««te care and of apiicals today upheld the I whc " ' nca P«cilaled by rcaso'li right of Ihe National Labor nela-1 acci<Jenis ' illdu strlal disease, «n- tions Rn^rri tn rrmrin,.* «.»»._. I cniDlo\-ment. or old a ff c rcasonablv healthful places of support of lions Bo^rd elections to determine hm,. n iey OHUII, vruming nours, adequate an- M- "V" 1 ,.. 1 "™" 10 -'''. Prow housing, and shall to conduct employe '"'P'oj'mcnt or old age. reasonably determine how theyr w ' orkl «g hours, adequate an- r)rv»cmir'«»J /L. t>. J JltJUl IlHYMTlPfl nr*Mut»- V,^-in^(.,~ ^.. j re()resen(cd In collective bargainins with employers. Thc decision was rendered In (lie case of Heller Brothers and Company, a hardware manufacturing concern of Ncwcomci-stown Ohio, The ruling also applied to six other concerns which had filed similar appeals, thc A. c. Law- fence Leather company, the Brown Shoe company, the Beaver Mills corjioration, Hie Cabot Manufacturing company, the Bethlehem Ship Building corporalioi) and the Pilgrim corporation. Chiccifio Corn o|xin high IOK- 0-1 M 102 7-8 close , elimination of child labor." The message was read to the conference delegates from 39 states by Secretary of Labor Prances Perkins. The conference was called to formulate programs for labor legislation to be presented to-state legislatures during tlie nest year. Second Baptist Church Meeting Opens Tonight An evangelistic meeting will b"- giti tonight, 7 o'clock, at the Second Baptist church, with the Rev. F. \v. , Varnar, of Cortiova, Tenn., doing the preaching! The singing will be led by o. U. Rushing, of Jack' MADRID, Nov. 9. (UP)—Hebel planes and artillery rained shells into Madrid in successive attacks (<xl»5-. causing apparently hcnv casimlllcs. . Willie (he attacks were in pros ress the loyalist forces beat, at the rebel land attacks and In dcs iwrntc defensive actions kept tin enemy from penetrating b-youd the outskirts of the city. The rebel bombardment struck nt llic very center of the city as well ns adjacent working class quarters, u was a day ot terror Heavy shelling began at 8-nin Four ambulances were called to remove casualties from trip olllces ot the Union Electric company in the Gran Via after two shell! crashed Into the building. Onus Hammer Defenders Insurgent guns hammered at tin government defenders aloiii( IT southern edge of Madrid. Tho at' fantry. aim^ln- Thc main fighting was In the valley of the Manznimres river which skirts the dly. Government ""•""'-" of other capital , vm mgly entrenched bstween _ s over the river on. tiic rads .to Toledo and Aranjuez, l-'rance Keady („ n^j, » PAEIS.-Prcmler Leon Blum told a. Socialist meeting Sunday he was ready |o scrap tlie noii-lnterven- tion nBrceincnt nnd supply Minns ind nuniU-ons I 0 the Sp.inlsli Madrid government if Britain would agree to join France. Tlie premier said that assurance, by England she would stand by France would make French aid to Ihe cabinet of Socialist Premier Francisco Largo Caballero's government possible. The premier did not say whether there had bsen negotiations with Britain or whether any were planned. . Indications that Blum's remarks foreshadowed a firmer stand by the government in Its foreign policy were seen also in a speech by Defense Minister Edouard Dal- adier Io a Radical-Socialist Rath- erlng nt fibril Death Penally Upheld for Slayer of 'Negroes JACKSON, Miss., Nov. 9 (UP)'Ihe.' supremo' court of Mississippi tatay affirmed the death sentence Imposed on William Clark Mitchell (i ^ white mill), f or k |j|| tlg tvi() The court- set December 11 as Hie date of execution. No white man in re'ccia. years and few if jui.v .since reconstruction dnys luive L-mi hanged in uie deep south for killing* negroes. Fred Perry Net Star, Will Turn Professional NEW YORK, Nov. 9. (UP) -Fred Perry, of England, the world's number one amateur tennis plaj'cr, has signed a contract to play professionally under Francis T. Hunter , it was announced . Insurance men, today. Bunker Hill Battle Carved on Pipe Bowl BOSTON (OP)-A reproduction or a scene of the Battle of Bunker Hill has been carved on a brlar- pipo bowl by Gustavo Fischer world's oldest plpcmaker. Judges and men famous in all walks of life have served as models for 'the white-haired Viennese craftsman, who has been carving Pipes for 70 of his 89 years. his work is done by hand. Leonard Jerri igan Flees After Fatally Slashing Alvin Markliam Leonard Jemlgnn, 25, fm m It-borer of the cole nidge community, south of Blylhevlllc tt « s sought lo*,y for:the fatal. kniriig n f Aivt.i TI..I™..J ».-__. . . ** Alvin Priest Markham, Hie same communllv S: iilBhl. ' ' ' ' , 28, of night at the sta-jhecr'wit'h" a ' S knlre k new' (he Jugular vein nnd h c had M ,f_ fcvcil heavy loss of blood licfore is taken, to the hospital for 11 . i'1 1 ? £aitl llle - v understood llmt both men had been drinking and .lorn*.™,,',. ....«•_ ._ .. ° have raw, ,, Jim's wife Is said to iolil that Miukham had gun on Jernigan «-hc the kntrini; occurred. Vern'oii Jcrnlijaii, lirol)-|.r of Leonard Jciiilgan,; w! as lakcn in cusl«ly.for' ql , c ., Uoiling>tod r« ' . E V/ lr " ls «'°''(.V "Venue of- rs''o?r,ce! 1C '' Pf| " Pst of ."«= *"«Officers were confdenl that Vernons fugitive brother would b' nof l ^-"'l qi "! " Sllort llme ' Verl Znl,, l °, bC """tioncd 1 con * ?• ]ml " C ' S Sflitl io >">VC the affair. services will be -held for Mistaken Oideis Blamed Wlien Fieigbls Meet Head-On JFNA, La, Nov 9 (UP)—TAVO freight trains of the strlke-lwmp- cred Loulslniift and Arinitsi"; iall- ioad (.outdid head oil, IG miles southeast of here today 'Ilnee tialnmen «crc killed and four, injured. The linim «eie the southbound freight Number 51, and the nof- thi.ou.nd ficight. known ns the •Uodsci." The accident occur- on the Vidalla branch of ' the L and A lino neai tho town of Giant Cause ot the ju-cek \vas not learned liumedlatc- 'Ihe dind were H o Hunter 'oilAinoiiUi O, engineer of Num- bci 51, who Jumped and wiF, mangled under ttie \uec v a&e O C SEii.rnan, El Doiado. Aik flre- mtm of the 'Dodgei • p w Wright, Shroicpoil, Ln.'a guard or "ridei" emlpojcd to guard the iialn during tlie current strike of oOO L and A trainmen >, E-irly accounts contained little that would attribute the wicek strike sympathiser: although inndnN he lm\e foi on Ma, kham r tomorrow afternoon at row a 2 o Clock at the home of . The IT, w services and The I been preying ine foi six weeks, "i'J at, liuins, burniivj and throning switches jj The slierlifs office at Jena re- lifrtcd it seemed to be a case nf mistaking orders" A man y,h o Wcn'llW himself by lclbphollc fs n deputy sheriff sn ici one of- tlie lining wn , supposed to «alt on a siding foi the othei to imw but had failed to do so All Girl Hikes 3,000 Miles •-: And SHI! Hunts Job EDMONTON, Alia. (tfP)_M,ss Lcnora Booth, 21. has waited more than 3,000 miles in search of a Job and hasn't found one yeL With $12 she left Toronto early' lis summer and hitch-hiked across the country to thc Pacific Least. She found several jobs, but none of them was steady. Now she is returning to Ontario—still coking for a job. -ouis Koonce Still Uncon scious Following Truck Upset Saturday Louis Koonce, 27, of Manila, is n a serious condition at the nii '-cville hospital as a resnil of ^,; accident, on Highway is.- near Dell -d 4»| Uight ' K °° n " - ms " f ™"- fp.ncc was Injured and rit'com- fcuitwhen" 5 ' 'truck" 'JiTwh' ''"> were riding swerved oft Hi»hwiv 18 and overturned. . • " The truck was traveling Coward Manila at a high rate o nnd.Jolinson was driving. Engineering Graduates : Find Jobs Plentiful Pit. ,° f thc University of Pittsbu rgl, schools' of cngineerin- and mines, tills ye.u. lias 'nearly reached 100 per cent, y Holbrooic .said that in, h» S , have received positions. Rockefellers Church Debt Burden Hearst Loses Appeal "*" of Senate lUby.Case WASHING10N7~No; 9*' (UP)— Tlie District of Columbia court of appeals todaj sustained the decision of the district fedeial court,, which denied William Randolph Hearst an injunction against tile nek senate lobby committee Hearst sought to enjoin the committee from ,,sfng any (nfoi- mallon contained In telegrams seized from the Western Union T'le- p-nph company on the floor of either the sen ate or house. He also asked tli c court to rnaic- le Bl.ick committee return copies ot telegranii, given them by the Federal Communications commls-' si on in tienjinjr th e lnj mlc tloti 'the' court of appeals slated It was powerless to act against the legislative" Wdy. even though th a seizure of "ie telegrams might havT been II- The court stated it uas not wilh- ng thc jurisdiction of the judiciary to interfere with a Icglslatue boay t performing a legislaltve function John Barrymore Brings Wife to Hollywood HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 9 (UP)— John Barrynibre, middle-aged screen loier brought 21-u\ir-ok[ Elaine Jacobs back to Holljuood as his fourth wife today He cAhibited bored annoyance that anyone should be surprised "Sudden? Not at nil u e beeri Planning this thin? quite wine lime, over a jcar in fact • he Sues for Divorce '• son, Miss ' , 1 ' 8 ; ' Delnils or services .'' Lester West has Hied chancery,- court against suit In cir te r< r ' Wh °' " S R VOIu "- cei Janitor once started fires and ."'Hocked doors for Euclid Avenue Baptist church here, has come to Jhc church's aid with a $225500 Sift to clear Its/debt, • Rockefeller made ..the couliibu- Mcn Jointly , v it|, his son. John b Rockefeller. Jr., .through the Baptist association, • : : Tlie Rockefelters, long have- re- Wan and Wife Injured : in Automobile Accident Mrs. j. w. Crawford, who lives on Route One out of this city, sustained numerous bruises and her husband received a cut lip m an automobile accident, yesterday. Mrs Crawford «as' confined to 0-a nt thc Bljthevllic hospital today but she'was reuorted in fair condition. Her husband received emergency treatment but was dismissed from the hospital. WEATHER Arkansas—Partly cloudy tonight and Tuesday. Somewhat wnrmer in east portion tonight, Memphis and vicinity-Fair tonight and Tuesday. Somewhat- warmer tonight, slightly colder Tuesday .Tlie maximum temperature herd yesterday was S3,:' minimum .- 40, cloudy according to Samuel p, Norrls, official weather 'observer'. «t

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