The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 2, 1936 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIEK NEWS __^_^ ™* MM™**" 1 NEWSPAPER OP NORTH** Bl' AHKAN8A8 AND Rrvnn.,, wl <,v „,„„„», VOL. XXXIII—NO. 40 OourlM BljthevUle H«mkl BlythevUlt Niwi Lt*d*r '' AHKAH8A8 ANW BOUTHKA8Y M18SOU1U J».YT1IKV1U,K, ARKANSAS, SATUU1MY, MAY 2, TO, SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS. FOREIGNRS BESIEGED IN ADDIS ABABA mil T«y ST. pmn «is at department of justicej Tiielirp'I Jcr' icadquurlers. I Jtii>llCc List Plane Carries Public Enemy Number One lo Minnesota Cily ST. PAUL, Minn,, May 2 (UP) —Shackled hand and foot, Alvin Kmpls, Public Enemy Number One, was down lo St. Paul in an airliner chartered by G-men lo- day. The stammering, pasly-faced gunman, captured at New Orleans last night without a shot being fired, probably will be tried for kidnaping William Hamm jr., wealthy brewer. Barely 16 hours aflcr the cap- lure In New Orleans, Karpis was returned to the city where allegedly he engineered two of the nation's mail sensational kklnap- Ings. those of Hamm and Edward O. Brcmer. Ten minutes after the airliner slid Into the army hanger Karuis was ' ' • - lie; He will be locked in the "escape proof" cell at county jail, once occupied by Doc Uarker Tommy Touliy, Volney Davis, Willie Davis and olhers of the Bar- kcr-Karpis gang. Karpis is llie last of the Darker- Karnis mob. although his recent associate, Harry Campbell, still Is at large. Karpls was wearing a faded straw hat and a soiled white shirt, open at Hie neck — the same clothes In; had on when agents seized him late yesterday. The giant TWA plane Cily of Indianapolis, which brought Karpis here, was. wheeled into a closed hangar before Die prisoner was removed. A dozen local :department operallves, curying sub,. machine .gjins.; and ;.- sawe/J off shofguTis.'lonncd a' cordon'' around the plane door as Karpls was led . out. At the department offices Karpis was to be subjected to 1m- mcdite <|iiest-lon!ng concerning the S200.0CO Bremer abduction and the $100,000 Hamm kidnaping. Companion Is Held Commenting on the capture in New Orleans, Hoover said: Alvin Kaipls, Public Enemy Number One, who was arrested at New Orleans late yesterday. 75,000 Wail -Under v Ihrcaleninc Clouds for ""•' t "yf" 1 «' ,5 . r r\ i " ll(l<!res » b Kunning ot Derby Weyerhaeuser Kicln a p e r Heads Department of . WASHINGTON, May 1 (UP) — Upon the head ot William Mn- han, west coast kidnaper, the department of justice today placed Hie dubious crown of "America's ciitmcniM, DOWNS, ix>uis- ville, Ky, May 2 (HI')—The llelil for today's 02nd running uf Hit; Kcnluiky Hcrby was-reduced to 14 when ' Mrs. llewie Fmizheim's Silas was scraleh- ed. CHURCHILL IX>WN3. Louls- vllle, Ky., May 2. (UP)—Threat- cnlnj skies hung over Churchill Downs today when a bugle call . stalled the day's program, of which the Kentucky Derby is the sixth race. Seventy-rive thousand persons— the largest throng ever to see a horse race In the United Stutcs —were jxickcd into the historic old race track to see the crowning of a new equine champion, successor to the line stinted Aristldes in 1875. by , Public Enemy.Number. One.' .lounges and displayed their 'fin' n r t . ~., .i.« i_ - - . Tlic gala crowd—Including live governors and hundreds of notables from California to Maine—was in holiday mood despite llie gloomy skies. They jammed llie parl- niulucl windows, packed bars and Mahan : Is sought for the - naping of 'young George 'Weyerhaeuser, • for whose abduction at Taconia, Wash., May 24, 1935, a S200.COO ransom was collected. He l-> accused of being the leader of the kidnap ring. Capture of Alvin Karpts liT'New Orleans left but two major kid- napings unsolved. The other was the abduction of Mrs.; Alice'Speed .Stoll, .of .Louisville, Ky.,- hi 1933, f9r v whlch Thomas R. Robinson Jr., is''scAiiht. . • • -'•'.-, ( / • '• ' :•' ' .' . Robinson . was .placed'? oh ; "'t'h'e "public 'enemy'' list"' by -T;' D. Qulini, assistant director' of ^he federal bureau of '• • Investigation. He awarded third place to Harry Campbell, mld-westeni Karpls sat- ellle, for'whom a reward of $2^500 Is offered. Agents under direction of j. "Karpts was arrested at Ca and a woman posing Hunter. "Hunter also was taken' into custody and is being held at New Orleans. "We have not decided whether he will be charged in connection with a. postal robbery at Garreltsville, Ohio.last year or as a horborer of Karpis. Karpis was living nt his apartment." Hoover said that Karpts had been in the south and southwest for several months. He was spending most of lib time hunting and fishing. He was fishing a great deal in Florida and along the. gulf coast. Plastic Surgery Failed Karpls had undergone a crude plastic surgery operation, Hoover disclosed. There was a deep scar under his left car and lobes of his cars had been cut. His fingerprints had been mutilated. "The operation," Hoover said, "was performed by" Dr. Joseph Moran, former member of Ihe gang, now Believed dead, but It was a crude job and it did not in the least aller Karpls' features. "Hoover said Karpis is charged with three kldnapings, 15 bank robberies and three or four mail robberies." Inasmuch as the capture was made by federal agenls the $5,000 recently offered for Karpls' arrest will not he paid. Crime Career Starled Early Alvin Karpls was one of the ringleaders of the notorious Kar- pls-Barkcr gang of outlaws which preyed on Ihe Middle West, for several years under the leadership of Karriis. the laic "Ma" Barker, and her sons, "Doc" and Fred. Known as a deadly man behind a gun, whose calmness, coolness, and thoughtful deliberation made him doubly dangerous, Karpls was wanted in connection with crimes ranging from bank robbery and motor vehicle thefts to kldnapings and murder. Only 21, he was regarded as one of the most dangerous criminals In Ihe country. The "wanted" card distributed by Ihe Justice department on Karpis showed that his criminal record dated back lo 192G, when he was sentenced to 10 years In the Kansas slate reformaloiy on burg- (Conlimied on page lliree) Edgar Hoover have, been working for months on apprehension of 1 Robinson and Mahan. Both have been reported seen 'frequently but *---- eluded itial street in New Orleans where I i 1 "™ el " dcd ^l' 1 "™- Mnhan is was living with Frect Hunter I - vcd to 1)ave a etl -" s bia ]io!) - wl a woman ))osiii» as Mrs ! " SOn Is ''Wrile'd ., .as a . "lone unsolved since the department of 'JEFFERSON CITY,-Tl,eSouth- Justice began its nation wirtc ' drive p m((!rn , 1Je . 11 .Telephone Co. filed against the racket three vears 1 " " pw s * eclule Friday with the nlrn J . Missouri Pllhlin Rorril/.n o«™^.i^ Paralytic Stroke Fatal to Mrs. Betty Reeder, 51 Mrs. Uclty Reeder, 51, wife of . D. Reeder, died at the family nome in the Rosa community yesterday following a stroke of para'"sis. , | Funeral services were held tuts morning with the Rev. Mr A'g- new officiating and interment was made at Sandy Ridge cemetery. The Moss Funeral Service was ill charge of funeral arrangements. Mrs. Reeder Is survived by her nusband, two daughters, Mrs Cleo Elliott of Marie and Mrs Effic Jones of Blylheville, and a son Leslie Curtis. ' Mrs. Winifred Rhodes, Rhode Island woman, owns a jug which has four separate comportments, enabling It to hold four liquids at May the same time, jul WOlfv These tivo are the only ones of learly fifty•.kidnapings remaining I- cry on the lawn. 'Shortly afler the first race a slow drizzle star led—not enough to change tlic condition of the track but just, enough lo make Ihe crowd lake cover. Pour scratches reduced the field to 15, all of which were expected to go lo the post at 4:40 p.m. (c'. 1 '?. t.). With 15 starters the gross value will be $48,650 and the'-\vlti- uer's share $38,125. Seventh Heaven, a filly, : and Dnieper were; the first lira..scrat- .riied.- Shortly before neon lores'! riay," coupled with Grand Siarii, Ms declared out.'With Dnieper put Joseph ,'E/ Wideners : ,Brevlty, the highly favored favorite, will run alone. • The -fourlh scralch was. Col. 1 E.' R.- Bradley's Bar.'ster. That leil Bienjpll ;tlie only 'Bradley , entry .In the .classic.'. -' -.: ' : The .drizzle stopped before-lilt second race;and the. sun .. tried to break. through- .the . overcast sky.' Ends Extra Gradle-Type Phone 1 Fee in Missouri JEFFERSON _CITY.—The Soiltll- nicd Closing Stock Prices NEW YORK, Nfay 2 (UP) — Prices sagged fractions to more than a point in a dull short session on the stock exchange today, wiping out yesterday's gains Beth. Slcel 49 1-2 Chrysler 95 Cjtlcs Service 45-8 Gen. Am. Tank 43 7-8 Gen. Electric 35 Gen. Motors 61 7-8 Int. Harvester 801-2 MoKesson-RobbinS .. 9 Montgomery Ward .. 36 3-8 N. Y. Central .... 33 3-8 Packard 9 5.5 Phillips Pet 42 Radio 10 1-4 Simmons Beds, 26 Standard of N. J. .. 53 5-g Texas Co 33 3-4 U. S. Smelting go U. S. Steel 50 L-4 Warner Bros 9 5.3 Zontlc e [_ B „ .. . uu.ii, ULIIH.V; , OUIIII11IA- slon, •eliminating--an-extra charge of 15 cenls a month for cradle or- "French type" telephone in- sliiimenls, which have been In use two .years or more.. Removal of Ihe charge applies to all such instruments used by customers of (lie company In Missouri for 24 months or'more. The change becomes effective with billing periods beginning in June. The 15-cent monthly charge will continue In effect for such instruments in use less than two years. until the 2-i-moiitli perkxfis completed. in? shares Discarded Cigarette Souvenir of Royalty CHICAGO (UP) — Peggy Finn has a souvenir of the visit to the present King Edward VIII to Chicago years ago when he was Prince of Wales. He presented Ferry Hall, ex- »""uu* iuu much haste f( elusive girls' preparatory school In holdings out lo the public Lake Forest with a British flag seize the pen. — -.. u H v... ^"^..'^i-'tc-iiivestor Miss Finn has (he cigarellc In were largely for ' her memory book. -_ -• viiciicu. LA I t '? n| an-lhat support of May Jul Chicago Wheat , open high low close 97 5-8 97 3-8 97 97 s. 8 86 1-4 86 1-2 85 7-8 80 1-4 After opening higher me vubtun - *..*o uiairiuunon futures market ran into selling [ nor c or less effected today and prices eased, llie close " '* "'"'- •" • was three to seven iwlnts tower. Middling spots were off fou Polnls at HO. There was consld crable hedging against purchase of loan cotton. Last night's rains in the drouth section of Oklahoma also were a factor. open high low close 1145 1145 11-tS IHOb 1100 1106 IMS 1CS9 1025 1025 1016 1016 1024 1025 1016 1016 1027 1027 1018 1018 . 1023b Chicago Corn open high low G3 1-8 62 1-4 62 5-8 61 1-8 60 5-8 60 7-8 May July Oct. Dec, Jan. Mar. .- • »my The U. S. Government Printing July Office was opened March 4', 1861. Oct. The man in charge was known as Dec. t'ne superintendent of public print- Jan. 1ng until 1876, whrn the present Mar. title of public printor came into Baptists Will Gather at Clear Lake Tuesday llapilsls of Mississippi county will gather at uie Clear. Mk- church Tuesday tor' n' 'monthly meeting of Ihc .Mississippi Couu- ly/Workers Council, bediming nt 1C o'clock In uie morning and continuing uniil 3:30 o'clock In the afloinon. '1'he Kev. K. l,. Colo, of Osceola mixlcmlor, win preside. The morn' ""' will be fculuivd with by Hie Rev. Alficd Curpcnlcr. pastor of th6 First ;hiirch here, on "The Association's Missionary Program," and the minon, to be delivered b> tin Ifev. I,. H. Davis, or Wilson. The Ilcv. L. P. Fleming, or Luxora, wll| spenk In the ufler- noon. Market Dangerous for Anv Bui Insider, Financial Writer Says "V JOHN T. Ff.YNN (CnnvrlKht. 1(130, NBA Service. Inc.) NKW YOIIK.—No one, of cams* should IILIVC been surprised ill lite crnck In the stock market whim occurred (lie other day. Muikel; like Dint can do but one Ihlim niul Hint Is—crnck. The reasons are fairly obvioi's But. us always. It Is Interesting to note (lie fantastic explana- llons Mhlcli arc ottered by Wall Ftiwlers. H was due, some say, to (lie French elections, It was the fruit, said others, of the President's speech. It was caused by the Inx bill, by. Poland's action on gold, by strange rumors from abroud. ; - , ' Another explnnatton was thai there was no short Interest In llie niprkel. Had.therc,. been,.the c'lu\ rent break would have been"•cushioned." • . Explanation Made Complicated Of course, ihe break hns been due lo none of these .filings Wall Street and' the stock market are one of' HID most .complicated tilings In-the world. But explanations of movements there suffer froiir being over-complicated. The present business Is simple enough. ' First' "of all,' stocks went very low In 1933 arid 1034. As n result a liiimbcr of persons . anil 'groups A Young Man'Walking in I he Hain The first modern. 1), It Ish ruler to walk Informally on Ihe streets of London. Klivj Edward VIII is pictured walking In Ihe rain from Ducklngliam Palace lo allcnd a ineellnif. of Diinliy of Cornwall directors. A plelilan umbrella held (Irmly h, h |, r | B | lL hand - l:i - the royal canopy llial shelters' him from the elements. accumulated large many shares were ,'thrown ."upon li'ieir blocks of cases Ihcsf hands lo/llqiiidal.! 'loans ; 'or olhe, business arrangements. Toward the-end of 1034 ~ a Inrse number of : persons ' began accumulating shares because they believed !n- llaiion of some sort was ahead and shares were a good thing 10 hold for a speculation. Slage Sri lo Unload Por tiie last, year, this expec- tnllpn of Inflation—of a mcdenUe sort—was welded in the public mind wflh a kind of confused notion that recovery was on the u|Uf PORTED rldtise Com in i U c c Approves Measure Virtually as Passed by Senate •WASHINGTON, May 2 (UP) — The house -flood eonlrol committee favorably reported today the $272,000,000 'Mississippi river IloiKi control bill/ already passed :ny the senate. • ' The' bill' as approved 'is similar ti. the-senate measure calling for extension of" Hood cohlrol and levee projects, mainly on the Ibw- i 1 Mississippi river. Tlic committee rejected an amendment by Congressmen" John E. Miller'and p. D. Terry of Arkansas lo udd lo Ihe bill J12G,- 710,000 for the construction ol 2U.,,,,, reservoirs on the Arkansas andi iVi'. "' White rivers. Miller .and Terry'" '' " Payments Wilt Riingft froin $7 ! lo'$9, Depending ot Need itrrif.E HOCK. —Three classes of Arkansas pensioners .will receive monthly paymcnti of $5, $7 and 53,through llie slalc welfare department beginlng ,»|in e i, Charles H. Andrews, welfare commissioner, announced. j The payments, provided by slate and federal f Is, will be made to 11,0-11 old age pensioners, -in blind persons and 2,0-11 families of dependent clilldicn. - Andrews said Ihat both Uie number of pensioners and the amounts paid each clas.s!ncnlloii be revised upward, probably Chnncellor Gaulney Is Elected Bar President HOT SPUINC13, Ark,, May a <ui')— chancellor J, p, Cinutney ot Joiie.sboru wiis elecled presl- i uf llui slalci Lav as.sodiilloiv shortly before (ho close of the iiiKinil/atloirs Mill annual con- .'MUlon here today. Hu had been vice-president of llu 1 association for (he past year, Koleclluu of a city for ilu> 11137 invention was left (o (lio d x- icullvi' coinmlllec, IS I IITHBHIGHT ' i' a v c 1 s Modestly and Alone In His Campaign for Presidency nv n, o. THOMPSON nlh'il Press Slaff C'lirrrspunilrnl WASHINGTON (Ul'J— Meals of crackers and milk, modesl hotel rooms and solllary (vain Journeys have been drawn together Into a picture of one of the • slranKcsl presidential campaigns In American history—this "lone wolf" fight, now being waged by Sen. William L :. llornh. liorah travels slrlnlly alone, in contrast lo Ihe cnlourages which usually accompany nn aspirant lo the hlttliKil elective office In the 'mil, Not even laklni; u secretary long, he Irudijes across llie hlgh- elllngpil union station In com- Pimy with countless other Imvel- I'rs. a solitary figure amidst the IraiihiK life of u busy railroad lermlnal. lluiah (ravels .In lower berths, iihunnliiu the more pretentious eompartmenls or drawing rooms. "On'co. I look a compartment." ho said tu explaining his method of travel, "but It was because f 'had. tu write a..speech. 1 ...l'iiys v 'Owir Kxper..., ..The -senator, pays ,.lib- traveling -expenses out of his persona funds, lie Ims not drawn u|ioi the liomh-for'-pi-e.sldent contribution.'! for' a single item Incident lo airy of (lie [],reu campaign Mips nc lias made so far llils year. Ills holcl rooms are of tlic ordinary 'bedroom-aiid-bath variety, costing from $5 to $0 per day. He lakes single rooms Instead ol the suites in which candidates are aeciislomiMl lo dispense hospitality and optimism while conferring with llielr political supporters, His meals are simple. He likes to break crackers Into u tjlass of milk, to eat an apple with his luncheon, He is fond of shredded cabbage. The Bomh-for-presldenl organ said they would offer the 'amendment on the floor when the bill comes before the, house. In Miller-Terry For (he present, Andrews said, in old age pensioner with hous- UK supplied by some relative pro„. u,,,™.-,!.,,. u,,: iviiiici-iL-iTy lmwllt " woll| d receive $5. The amendment Hep. William J. Drlv- l M » slm " 1r forced to rent, lodgings er 'of Arkansas said: wn " M *"" " "" " "If tributary streams outside the alluvial valley should be Included it would Invite the ndvo : " V"', •«•-"»eiy was on uie eluded it would Invite the ndvo- wa>. u looked that way. Tills wnslcates of every tributary of the a perfect setting w ),i c h '(hcsc who held large amounts of slock could unload them. The market llierefore has had support from various groi-ps liold- they wished lo dls- natlon to seek inclusion, and thereby overload the measure and defeat Us passage,' 1 he said. irihnto iV ,""•',. " li " 11 '" "' "'"'I Shanghai Tops 3,500,000 tribute. It Is obvious Iherc have I M , n . .[ ' .. been no such «e saw in! mark; Gams On Berlin l!rjj nurincr ti,^ 'n . „ ' .. 1 j , «*™ioi iio >IL: ,-iiiu in « during t lie 'Hrst Roosevelt i market bcom. Tlic manipulation' has been milder-support rather than heldere of without t SHANGHAI. (UP)—With an increase in population of 135,523 This Involved sales of — wlillc (he during the past year, shanghai ' (juicily and j has not only" maintained its posl- " '"'world, but is closely pressing Berlin for fourth place. Census reports Just released rc- too much haste fed Iheir -._..„ .„.„»,,.„, „ .,.. ...«6. »•<» involved saes of many Census rcporla just released rc- Leavmg, he signed tne guest book shares which had gone to loivUord a population of 3,551523 as ' " Cl6arCUe ' U '° " Ce '- nvori ^ alnst ' Such ish. mateur! a Kilnst Berlin's estimated u--v .^. viiDii, r*» uur> accounts for the low volume of market credit. " .....• rn. ^ ^j rUll, New Orleans Cotton Shar « soia, Support Vanishes NEW ORLEANS, May 2 (UP)- There'Is good reason to believe fter opening higher Ihe cotlon lll<lt this distribution has been Certainty 000. Shanghai reached Ihe 3,000,MO mark less than five years ago. and If it maintains its present rale of increase should top 4,000,000 in another five years. The figures Include residents of the International Settlement, French Concession and the Chinese-controlled areas of tiic city. total foreign population ol gerous m anybody bvl u lc insider. York Cotton Cotton May open high low close 1152 1156 1150'1)51 1113 1113 1105 1105 1028 1049 1019 1019 • 1030 1030 1021 1021 1033 1033 1038 1038 1024 1030 1024 1030 changed, «uoo 1UJ0 1UJV JUJ'J .closed quiet at 1161, un , foreign population over that of a Chinese population year ago. The total of the city is 3,185.004. an Increase of 134,323 in a year's time. Of this number, 971,397 live in the Settlement, 47D.234 In the French concession and 2,035,313 in t'ne Chinese-controlled sections If the earth kept the same side "ways toward the sun,- had no moon, and had its polar axis perpendicular to Us orbit, we would have no days, months, or seasons. In other words, we'would 'be unconscious of the passing of time would get $7. An aged couple wllh a dependent grandchild, he said, would be considered a case of "greatest need" and be eligible for the maximum pension of $Q. The co tlssloner said that uncertainty as lo whether the welfare department would receive funds from sources olher than horse racing, liquor and similar levies, caused adoption of a conservative program • both in paying out monies and accepting applicants. He said the state's assured revenue for welfare purposes at present Is approximately $00,000 per month which, matched by Ihc government, makes available about J120.0M for pensions. New Idea Junks Hand- Crank Farm 'Phones ROCHESTER. N. Y. .(UP)—The old hand-crank telephone on the farm house parlor wall—with Its disturbing jangle of shorts and longs—is on the way out. With a device perfected by William J. Vlnrcnl, rural subscribers arc promised tlic same type service a-s urban users. Vincent's Invention is a neon relay- lube that eliminates the hand crank and Ihe old code ringing system, under which every telephone on Ihe party line jingled. Now, only the oarly wanted is summoned by the bell. i ' . The lube Is being installed on all runil lines served by the Rochester company. Officials (ire- diet It will be In general use throughout Ihe country soon. Sues for Divorce Gertie Hopper has filed suit in chancery court here against'" Hop|ier, asking -a divorce on ground of indignities. Robnt A. West, M ney, Is counsel foi Mrs. Hopper. vcsttgtitlon committe Remnants of Ethiopian Army Plundering and Burning in Capital LONDON, May 2 (UP) — ItiiKlcriiitf, burning nnd .sliootiiii?, tlic ..; munnnltt of the , army loduy mcniiced white ' 'enls in Ailtlis Abnhh ni'o ! besieged'in ilia ( jo- 1'i'iisos of the ttritisli legation. Kmpero)' Haile Selassie Moil Unvimt Djibouti, Ficncli Soiuiililmul, vyiUi Ins Jamllv. All civil uuijiorily in tjio town.htul censed Innclion- v ing. - Virtually all while residents, Including some 64 Americans, were behind llio trenches and barbed wire entanglements of Ihc legation, guarded by 260 stalwart Sikh troopers. Hrlllsh Minister Report) Although ihe defenses were- sli'CMK and food ci'ppljis ademmU for lliree months, It appeared lo be a race between llie mob pass- Ions of -Rlhloplan wanlois, enraged by their defeat, and llle- ever advancing columns of-Italian troops, almost within a daj s march of llio capital, "Tlio slluallon n,s far as foreigners Is concerned Is sithfac- lory — so far," came the • word from Addis Ababa's solo-link with tin' outside world, (he terse wireless official' dispatches from Sir Sidney llnrlon, British minister at the Ethiopian caplial. The chaotic condition in Addis Ababa was- described In n new report from Sir Sidney to (he British" foreign" office tonight Some reports said llie emperor was fleeing Into exile to Palestine. Other .sources said he might leave (lie Iralu nt some Internal point and .seek lo roily his men. No Aid for Americans WASHINGTON, May 3. (UP) — Americans in Addis Ababa havo remained there for months "at llielr own risk" and no American mllltnry force will be sent lo relieve them, slate department officials said today. The department, later reestablished wireless communication with the American legation and liuiucj- dlntcly sought lo provide a more reliable system for transmission of messages; Today's contact, like occasional ones In Ihe past, was uiisatlsfac- Icry In Ihat the-naval radio station here WHS unable'lo pick up the entire message. The content was not - Immediately made public. To provide a clearer- contact with the Americans in the Ethiopian capital all wireless 'messages will be relayed by the United States naval' station nt . Cuvite, man, hns not sent money Into any of the states where liorah Is mhk- Ing primary contests. Local supporters furnish the halls and advertising; liorah pays his own exncnses lo appear. Ho has Iravelcil lo New York. Wisconsin, Illinois and Ohio in his bid for Ihe Republican riom- OUUL'S imvm siuuon nt uiivne. limltou. Ife will take lo Ihe road Philippine Islands, in the future again soon. He expected his April 30 speech at Columbus, Ohio, lo be one of the most Important h his campaign. May "Open Up" Snon He will return lo Washlngtoi but will QO back Into Ohio before Its primary on Itfay 12. Friends of the senator say they expect him to "open up" In Ihe Ohio campaign and bring charge: against his opponents which ma Secret Negotiations PAIUS, May 2. (UP)—The llal-1 Ian general slalf has been awalt- Inj conclusion of secret negotiations wllh the Ethiopian government before Its advancing northern army enters Addis Ababa, ac- cordlng lo dispatches received here today. Forty thousnifd troops under Marshal Plelro Badoglio, the Itnl- •o -" ...•* uj'ijtjiiiiito wmui may ivmrsnai riciro uaaogno, me nai- bc laid later before Ihe senate In- inn commander, are reported to "'" : ""-'"" '"'-- have been ready to enter Ihe Eth- •>v, b L..iun k.ujuiiiin.t.-L-. nave ixcii reaay 10 enter tlic tLtn- Dorah's "lone wolf" propcnsltlc.'; '"plan caplial since last night, ere Illuslralcd furher In Incl- T ' ie negollatlons were said to were Illuslralcd furher In Incf- rtcnl-s recently. Before the selection of Sen. Frederick Stelwer. R. Ore., as "keynoter" for the Republican na- llonal convention Borah was asked to slate his preference for that position. Ifc refused to partcipatc In the discussions. The overtures of William Allen White, who suggested that Borah help In framing a republican platform, likewise was rejected. "A platform doesn't mean anything much unless you know who Is going to stand on It," he said. "I'm more Interested In the latter proposition Just now." WEATHER " Arkansas—Mostly cloudy, showers in east iwrtlon this aflcrnoon or tonight. Cooler tonight. Sunday partly cloudy. Memphis and vicinity—Tliun- dershowcrs [his aflernoon or tonight, fair. Cooler tonight. Sunday The negollatlons .._._ _ have resulted In a long night session of the Ethiopian cabinet with Emperor Halle Selassie. The em^ peror reportedly urged resistance to the Invading arn.y. Most of his cabinet members and Irlbal chiefs were said to have demanded .surrender and the abdication of the emperor. His cabinet's attitude reportedly caused.Halle Halle Selassie's flight, from tlic capital, Inasmuch as he no longer could count on support from his troops. Greene Files Corrupt Practice Act Pledge Virgil Greene, who seeks the Democratic nomination for county judge, became the first county political candidate to file his corrupt practice pledge, with .the county court clerk, Miss Care-/ Woodburn, when he presented his pledge yesterday, at Miss Woodburn's office here. The maximum temperature here yesterday was 80. minimum 05, . , !>« clear with .88 of an Inch rainfall | nsl , >l3ht ^cording to Samuel - P. Norrls, otficlal-wether oZ v -- lyq^- 1 '-! na|'i.,ul ili^' ili^iMi A new'low,'.harrow Island was discovered in the -Timor Sea last year. The island is one mile long and U located approximately '600 miles iioithwcCi of Broome, Australia,' '

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