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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, November 28, 1936
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TH» DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ABK-AMSAO iwr^t^T^'TTf *•*• **" VrP-« TT k> VOL XXXIII—NO. 218 Blythevllle Courier Blythevllle Herald _NOBTUEABTARKANSAS AND ~E Blythevllle Dally News ~ ~ Mississippi vnlley Lender KIA1 IIEVIL1.K, ARKANSAS, SATUUDAY, NOVEMBRR 28 1036 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS WILL CUT FEDERAL RELIEF BILL NEXT YEAR is m OTS mm, .._ m Declares Nationalists Have Lost Oppoitunity to Take Spanish Capital MADHIID, Nov. 28. (UP)—Gen. Emilio Kleber, mystery man of the civil war. asserted today that the nationalists had lost their fight for Madrid and that if they entered the city they could not ,hoH it. His men already disposed for an expected supreme attack,by, the n.. tlonalisk, Kleber said he'did'riot believe tlic. nationalists could'get into the city at all unless 'Adolf Hitter and-Benito Mussolini sent German and Italian troops to aid them. Kleber appealed to the united States for gas masks, believing that the nationalists would use ever} means at., their command in their climactic attack on the city , Altacfc >n Projress It was believed that this attack ,had started After a night of intermittent artillerj bombardment the nationalists opened heavy rifle and machine gun fire at dawn and lollowed it with an artillery bar- lage Firing centered in the Casa del Campo and University sectors, nest and northwest of the cltj proper, on Kleber's, front I Kleber, leader of the Socialist "international brigade," who yes- c terday was named supreme commander of the northern sector* of the capital where the hottest fighting of the siege has taken place -,1s a naturalized Canadian He describes himself, as a proiessional revolutionary " Helped Organize Eeds , He boasts of his ' experience! in _. directing the proletariat's struggle _ J; in Russia. G'fmany and China Of i f JWd FrenchWd Oerman.descenl, i 'he_b*eame tv naturalised -BrUisg subject" as a 1 joufh when his par en Is moved, lo'Toronto ' : 1 After gofng through the World War. he found himself in 1919 in me of the white <rmies sent to Siberia but deserted to join the Bolshevist forces he said, and pui- ticlpated in the organisation of (he Red army Kleber said he worked for the Communist causs in Hamburg and tten went to Central China In 1927 There, he said, he was instrumental in welding the Chinese masses into 'a pDwerful workers' arm> ' Bloody Fight- Near.Oviedo MADRID, NOV 28' (UP)—A toy alist army of miners and militiamen on a determine ; doffensive' is fighting the bloodiest battle of the entire civil .war against nationalists in Asturias Spain's bloody province,'' dispatches'said today. Airplanes are fighting airplanes, tanks are fighting^ tanks and the men in the line/are fighting hand to hand without: quarter,- it .was said it is the biggest Loyalist offensive of the war apparently 'Loyalists claimed gains In the first phase of. the fighting. The main objective is to capture Oviedo and'to kill General Miguel Aranda, nationalist commander on that front and the most hated man in all Spain. • . It was Aranda, admittedly a .man of determination and cold courage! who held oiit for weeks against attacks on Oviedo, held the town until a nationalist army arrived to aid his men. • U. S. Lawmaker, Son Go to Jail New York Communists In nondcufu as well os family lies linked John H Hocppcl, left, .iid Ins son, Cha< les J Hoeppel, a they Oescenden from a pitrol .v.-agqn at the District,bf-Colum\>\o jail in Washington to ^lait '.sentences ,df four..months loi o jcar for conspning to ell a West Pairt mililniy ncademv appoirlmei.i The eidei Iloep- ' I el is o congi csiman Iioln C'ali- Offers Silver to ^.Deserters From Manchu and Mongol Forces ' i SHANGHAI, Nov 28 (UP)—Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, from his temporaiy headquarters ! at Loyang today issued a manifesto to be drooped by Nanking airplanes on Manchu-Mongol troops offenng cash "rewards' for those who desert : to the Chinese. 'Why should Chinese figh f among : themselves?" his manifesto asked ' Why endanger our coun try!' ,' He called on the Mongols and Manchu irregulars, fighting m eastern Suiyuan, to join him against "outside aggression,' mean- in Japan. Generalissimo Chiang resorted to:.practical-"silver builds" in the old Chinese tradition when he of the irregulars cash if Ihey P rtllts mil join his ranks and desert completed fered would 'the enemy." 'The, scale was. *- ... v ..<,n;i For army division commanders roain «d this region with troops—150,000 .yuan (about $14.0CO). Battalion commanders — 10.000 yuan; pilots with airplanes—20,- Japan Will Act HSINKING. Manbhoukuo. — ,Tn.._.. _ —-_-„ ... pan's North China army and the Protest Against Germans ^" bCvh °±"^government, soonsor- . ed by Japan, have covertly indi- ««?>v to assist NEW YORK, Nov. 28. (UP) — The cry "Defend democracy in Spain" echoed through the canyons of Manhattan today as 15,000 persons marctied from Union square to the Battery in a Communist sponsored 'demonstration against alleged Spain. German Interference in More than 100 police guarded the line of march but there 'was no disorder. At the Battery the parad- ers halted while committeemcn were designated to visit the German consulate and register a protest. Some of the women marchers wore overalls similar to those worn by loyalist women fighters In Spain. Tin- other group wore red cross outfits. A collection was made for "milk for the babies of Spain." Pockets Picked Twice In Day MT. VERNON, O. (UP)—L. T. Uendcnhall, rotund, jolly deputy Grange master, look' In good splrlls and told on hirjisclf the fact his pockets twice were pick ed in one day: In Columbus. Orientals tic a silken Utfead about the slender )x>dy of' the praying mantis.and attach It-to their.wrisls.j_ Here Ihe.insect soon learns to take: b|ts of meat offered It Dry NigluClub Scores Jlil Willi Sludciils •-""-THMM^^Mi^aMll- i nun ««* — ' Soviets Aie Rapidlv Expanding Their Nava Powei, Congiess Is Told MOSCOW, Nov. 28 (UP)—V, R. Orlov, commander-in-chicf of' the navy, disclosed to the -All-Union Congress of Soviets today a gigantic. increase in Russian naval strength. Delegates of the republics of the Russian federallon listened ab- soibed as Orlov outlined by percentages the tremendous jump In the Russian navy, matching that of the arm>, which has given the oountij the most powerful military machine In the world. He ga\e the percentages of Increase from Jftmiiiij i 1533 ( 0 January 7, 1936. as: Submarines, 715 per cent Cther warships, 300 per cent Naval aviation, 510 per cent 1 Naval bases, 100 per cent. Coast defense IK pei cent He left it to his hearers and to naial chiefs of Germany and Japan to estimate what Russia has done In the eleven months since last January "We aie building a big navy in all classes of ships so that the sea beasts will lose their desire lo attack our^shores." Orlov said Seesltalv as Foe ' MOSCOW, Nov. 28 (UP)-italv in common with Germany, b ready to enter an agreement with Japan against Communism Maxim Litvmov, foreign commissar told the All-union Congiess i of Soviets today. B have Information and I^say It with a sense oVtbe fullest le- sponsibility,' Litvmov Eald "that Italj, recently., prcDone^ta'iilapaa the some agreement''which has been published between Geimany and Japan" Commercial Pact'jin'prosp^ct^ ROME—A trektys between\ Triu md Japan providing'for'reciprocal iccoo nltion of Manchoukuo and Ftnlopia r is under way, a well informed 1 source said last night The treaty, containing the recognition clauses/would be mainly a commercial accord between the two nations, this source said, emphasizing that the negotiations weie begun before the German-Japan ese alliance against Communis-n 'a.s announced. An informed person declaring Germany and Japan had not intended to bring Italy into their accord, said Italy did not believe it necessarj for hei to adhere RAPID CITY, S D (UPI— A complete dinosaur pirk, cosW $25 000, is being built here on the site where dinosaurs .Jeft .foot- miliions'of'jears ago when sted the park will Include eight lifeslze models of the prehistoric monsters which once Just another bibulous night spot, a casual obscive. might sa s , but the one hi Ihti scene Isn't If, believed to be the first college scored night d.b In the cou.itiy. ,am ci 1 lie Un Illy o owa icwa City I. ,,as soft lights, music, danc'ng rtoo, shows excellent food n uT he othc, ngrcdients-except llo.uor Fyen beei is bancd A campaign led by r-dlto, Jc ^ Go k „ f t^e on •°4 atLTding Go'klnT n shown f irro, Sl r Cr ****"" *"" "° '""^ °' f0lnlal|y """"' »2 ^elruccelll. law student all elUerkinels W mld 0 7alu"rs^ a ci?B^lmt 1 enls m '" ICl " n * D °' mt ° I.obsler Escapes Salad PORT CLYDE, Me. (UP)-Here's Hie forces of Inner Mongolia I,, fighting china's Suiyuan province roops. Their .statements—which described the Inner Mongolian forc»s as striving to prevent Bolshevism spreading both from and toward China across Mongolian territory i -followed reports of the second Russo-Japanese border clash in three days. Japan's Kwantung army said that because Japanese and Manchou- ktioan policies were based on "the imperial cause," they would never permit Communism to invade their domains. Military operations of the Inn°r Mongols in Suiyuan province the statement said, are "purely Helen sive against Bolshevists and rhl nese military organizations connected with them." By Clemenl Clarke;Moore Small Fire at Gin City firemen were called to the Stemberg gin this morning Ore broke out in the gln^ house. Damage was slight ginning continued. 8 .Firemen were called out again when, a.gress fire. on vacant pro perty .on , north . .Second > stwit threatened nearby buildings.' and • Orders Numerous Arrests In Strike Disorders CUMIJERLAND. Md, Nov. 28. i UP)—Wholesale arrests of paitlcl- Piiils In iiilke tlolenci- nv t a \ ci- niosc corpoiatloli of Amorlm plant . era ordered tcil«y Uy I'm. Bute's attorney's 'olllce. Eeeklnj; to end a t«o-da> reign of dlsoidei In which mo.o inun to peisons were uotimlcd, S'nt3£ Attorney Willlnm A Hust «r an- iiomiccd Hint i'i \\nrrants had b2.'i) I'sucd in coimcc-tlon with rlolliig at the plnnt, which luis ijosn tiat «l slnu; NOV 13 when union textile \\oikcii walked oil and threw 0000 men out of woik Ihe union protested refusal of Uic eompin> to grant n flat 15 p»r cent «ngc iucicase. Alcatraz Looks at the Bridge jr, - . "•""• "" v ^° vujf;—'A r.raiufiii Koaseveli, Is schedul -lOr-yea; oldAWgl, school glrlr oprt <i« repph rj&ii), Mc^iday B ix.arrl t ,n ,Spycnr-ol^ flight club .operator l»<|laniip()]ta' conroy'ech bv the were crUically^ wounded froir «jm S. S ' Chester ' <} I file, by two nemo bundlla whn f ' ^ " ' FlflE'iStHOYS Only a mile away from one of the worlds gieatest bridges ovei which millions soon will pass the lonesomest spot in America juts up in the foieground as seen from a swooping plane In the distance is the Golden Gate bndge, nearly dmplrted, as seen across the bay towaid San Francisco from Alcatra? island, Uncle Sam's impregnable prison There the nation's most desperate convicts are utterly isolated from the outside world the main cellblock being the long, low building In the center. .Directly before 'it-Is the headquarters building*; At the right tip of the Isle are laundry, shoe and typewriter repair. shops. : New York Cotton NEW YORK, NOV. 28. <UP) — Cotton closed steady. open high low close Dec 1180 1102 mo 1191 Jan 1170 1179 11G9 1177 Mar 1166 1175 1163 ' 1174 May • 1158 1166 1156 11GO July ..... 1148 1153 1146 1150 Oct 1116 1122 1116 1120 Spots closed steady at 235, up 9. Spot Average Is 12.13 The average price of 7-8 Inch middling cotton on the ten designated spot markets today was 12.13. according to the Blythevllle Board of Trade. Muscovites to Enjoy .;•' "Automat" Restaurants "• MOSCOW (UP) — Several self- service "automat" restaurants will be opened soon by !he Moscow Restaurant Trust, which purchased equipment in America. American devices such as an elfctric cggnog beater and egg- boiler .already have been Installed !n one restaurant, creating much admiration on the part of mechanically minded Moscovlles, al ways interested in new devices. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 28. (UP) —Cotton closed irregular here, two 16>nine points up. The advance was considered due to continued tightness in December and rumors that the government will fix a minimum price of 12 1-2 cents per pound for loan cotton. open high low close Dec 1182 1190 1180 1190 Jan 1165 1114 1166 1173b Mar 1162 1173 1162 1172 May 1154 1163 1155 1160 July 1146 1160 1145 1150 Oct 1114 1117 1114 lllSb Spots closed steady at 1223, up 10. . teg Splintered; No Damage COXSACKIE, N. Y. (UP) —"It's all splinters." said Ralph Searles when a. truck ran over ' his leg. Driver Joseph Baucher was relieved. Searles salt), his wooden leg was insured for $200. Closina Stock Prices NEW YORK, Nov. 28. (UP)— A general advance of fractions to more than a point brought the main list of stocks (o within touching distance of Ihe best levels since 1931 In an active short session on the stock exchange today. A. T. and T. 187 5-8 Anaconda Copper 50 Beth, steel 73 3-4 Chrysler '..... 127 1-4 Cities Service .: 33-4 Gen. Am. Tank 701-2 Gen. Elect 52 1-8 Gen. Motors 70 1-8 '"'- Harvester 100 McKessson 13 7-8 Montgomery Ward 68 N. Y. Central 447-3 Packard . ; u 1-2 Phillips Petro 46 1-4 Radio u 7-8 St. L & San. F 3 Simmons Bed 46 1-4 Standard Oil N. J 66 1-8 Texas Corp. ..491-8 U. s. Smelt. ............... M 3-4 U. S. Steel ;;. 77 Zonitc' ........,;;-.-....;,.. 17 1-8 Worner Bros .' ...,.;. s 1-4 Use Guns in Robbeiy of Mississippi Night.-Glut n —i M'L. ', <.-i ~* <**:; ; SHAW, Miss, Nov 28 Roosevelt Invites Piesi- cients of Latin Republics to Visit U, S. HUENOS Ainns NOV 28 <up< -Picsldent Roosevelt. itcamUn u>- day down (he cnat coast of soutv America lo«nul Buenos Aires loi the Intcr-Amerlcflh conference loi peace, vvhkh meats next v^eek i«- veaicd llmt he had foimally Invlled present Asualln p justo to vlsll the United stales He said prioi to rtoparlln,, from Rio do Jnuciro last night that li» hoped nlso that Preildent Oelullo Vargas of Bia?ll could repay hK visit to these American countrlc" U2 ow the criuator The president, putting his ' good nelgnboi ' policy Into effect In per- f ip hv his voyage on the U. S S Indianapolis evinced the aspiration tlnl the chief executives o( Ihq Americas on this continent "-"'- keep the-spotllght on thr tcrly call '/ leturjihl^ his nelgh- Roasevell, Is scheduled elm , u » Reduction of At .Least 20 Pe/ Cent Indicated for Coming Yeai WASHINO'lON, Nov 28 (UPJ— The ndtnlnlstmtlon plans to reduce fcdeial relief spending at lonst 20 iwr cent next year bv ^ shlftlnif Hi public works piogrnm fiom an emergency bask lo a less - •oslly iiienns of fulnillngs Its ob- tectl\es, tlic Uplted wai In-' formed authoiltajlvcly today ' The new policy, made possible * because officlajs predict relief rolls this winter will lie 28 per cent bplow the deprewion peak tlnCq yeaib ago, features these ' OhtlMgCii. 1— Rev (imping the Works Progress Administration under Ad- mlnlsliator Hnny L Hopkins to '* en ic foi reduced needs, cubing down administrative costs, cui- lalllng flrpA construction and i stressing cheaper white collar pro- [ecls as skilled vvorkeri, are callJ J "el lo private Industry 2— Tapering off Administrator -inrold L Ickcs 1 Ppbllo Works Ad- nlnlstratlon grants and loans to political sub-divisions for non- (crtcral building, possibly, using , PWA to finance regillai government activities such as Hood coii-,< tiol, reclamation and power de- - ^elopmcnls , 3— Continuing the Civilian Con- wrvalion Co|ps> and the National * Youth Administration, the latter undei \vi>A i r ; i Tlio Chills were submitted ,' In '* general terms to President Uoose- vclt icportcdly receiving his ap^i proval because they will help him move the federal budget nearer to the balance line in the next u , months - ,- , ,j • - , i, - f -, : i-f-4^>^ flic, by two 'iiegio bnnfllls who robbed 'the club late last night Sheriff J, I, Smith revealed today , I The sheriff nsked offlcus, Ihioughoul north Mississippi and at Memphis lo be on the lookout foi the negroes He said three sus pects had been ai rested but lu- dlcntcd they weie Innocent The injured are Miss Arleen Mwldcrs, . Cleveland high school sophomore, a guest In the club at the lime, and JOB Blanchai'ti, club operator Both were icporlcd In critical condllion nt a Greenville hospital Mlts Meddcre suffered a wound in Iier side. Ttie bullet bullet . plowed upward and struck hei lungs. Blanchard . was sliot twice in the abdomen. The negroes escaped with $4>i cash. Memphis Doctors Puzzled by Youngs lev's Strange Disorder MEMPHIS, Nov. 28 (UP)—Psychiatrists '.. and physicians today were studying the strange case of four-year-old Einmle Wilson, who has been talking continually for 10 clays. "The boy, wiio weiglis only 20 pounds and eight ounces, has some mental disorder but \ve have not been able to diagnose what It is," Dr. Tom Mitchell lold the-United Press. He said Ihe child was brought to the Isolation ward of St. Joseph's hospital November 18 from his Munford, Tcnn.. hoine to be treated for what physicians then believed was meningitis. is that he has some mental dls diagnosis of his mental case sooii " ' -• - 35 Bales of Cotton Bum; Loss Is Estimated at About $25,000 Flic of unknown oiigln elcslroj ed the four-stand gin of the Bur- dettc, Plantation company at Biir- dette, about eight miles south'of Biythevllle this morning The Sin's cotton house, where the fire broke out about 9 o'clock, was nl- so destroyed and the loss Mas estimated at around $25,000 partially covered by insurance | :.A load of colon,was being emptied at the time the flro was discovered and it was presumed that « match In. the cotton was ignited. About 35 bales of cotton were consumed by the flame. The seed house, near the gin was saved, a Blythevllle fire de- ptirtmcnt truck and firemen beine summoned and aiding, in preventing spread of the names to the seed house. The gin is operated by the pliinlation company for the ginning of its own colon and the company does liot engage in public ginning. Practically all of this season's crop Is already put of the fields. Chris Tompklns, plantation company official, said; this afternoon that the gin would probably be rebuilt. Itxwas erected about ifl years ago but the machinery has been modernized from time to time. Hobo College Planned For Iowa Village '..«.«.» nuo lunuiugitw. ' DAVENPORT. Id, (Upj— "Ma 1 *"- "Thc only thing we know now breath Harry's college", will be that, hft hoc e/Mnn innnfol tlle_ fVVlmHnrl. n» i~if,1t~,. »_ • _ . founded at la., as soon as — ..... v i.v. i.uo ovum iki\.itit*i di^- »uL.ii\ii:Lj HI, ^UIIRX i order," Dr. Mitchell said. "He had the dethroned king of United pneumonia and now Is recovering Slates Hoboes, Amalgamated and from that. We expect to make a Incorporated, gets a illlle rest and (llEl&nnsl^ nf Hie mon tnl rucn cnrtn onvftninmn* *~oi,,r _ L T».H .__ _ -.. government relief at Bcllevue ill " ' He talks of mother, of home, of "Halrbrsath" Harry announced childish things. Several limes he that he already has a pr&niscd ha= in^i^. ..rr.n „,„.!,„,. to go enrollment of more than 500 stu- nas insisted: "Tell I,LUL..L^I w g,v ^..ivin.irjiu 01 more man 500 stu- into the ]>antiy and get me nbls-1 dents. He revealed that he wll of- cult." Somcllmes Emmie Is con-lfer one class in "How to do away scious, but often he Is In a coma,>wth lost motion" and will conduct Always he talks—unless quieted by a nudist narcotics. . . A contribution In 1811, during . 'Originally from Bellevue, the now: 56-year-old --""floater," soon realized 'his lalent could not be -» bv..i.*it/Miauii ill ion, umuig leuji&cu 1115 latent- COUlll nut the Madison administration, frb'nj; confined to that restricted area some anonymous person whosa he took to the,open road: conscience hurt him, started • a "conscience fund'.m the U, S.' Ircasiiry which 'today totals move than ?620,000. ' ' His associates recognized his siiperlcr 'fichlevemets ond^acknow- ledged him as-their king for two years. Then he' was dcthrthed, Four Line* Will Briiig ', TVA Poyer to MEMPHIS, Tenn — Pour transmission lines will be construe ted >to bring TVA power (o Memphis ^ from Tennessee river dams,>MaJ-*^ Thomas, H Allen, chairman of the ?' oil} Light and Water' Commission .. sold Filday The extra' lines t wll[ X protection against interruption ' o( service in the event 'one ui more are out of order. The cltj took an option on nc .lie In North Memphis for one of the 'gaejiay' substations A site" 1 the ' gatcwaj ' substations A sit"" Side Tlie option v,as on B37 acrei- ' of land valued at $9,800 i V. Missouri-Pacific Places Orders for New Steel . ST LOUIS, Nov. 28 (UP)-Th,^ Missouri-Pacific lines. It v,as an-' nounced here today, haie placed orders for 33,950 tons of new rail cost of The ordera are for 11000 Ions of 90-pound rail and 22850 tons of», 112-pound rail The Missouri- Pacific railroad will receive 21 400 tons of the 112-pound rail and' 6,- , SCO tons of the 90 pound rail. Tii" remainder will be received by tiicT Gulf Coast lines and the Inter-' national Qreat Northern, Missouri- ' Pacific subsidiaries. , Marihuana. Near -School CLEVELAND. (UP)—In a house directly across (he street from a high school, detectives found 450 marihuana cigarcts' KM arrested a 45-jcar-oId man and "a woman. A 19-j ear-old youth, whom ' officers followed Into the house, said the cigarets had'been sold to students for 5 .cents.each. Boy, 6, Beats Anglers LAKE WASKBSUI, Sask (UP) — Veteran fishermen here blush every time-the name ol Bruce Lee is mentioned. Bruce Lsc is a 6-5 ear- old boy, who, competing; against all comers in a trout angling com-' petition, ran awaj with first prize by hooking a trout weighing nearly 19 pounds * ' WEATHER Arkansas—Partly cloudy, warmer in> extreme south, colder tn e\- treme northis^st portion tonight. Sunday 'partly' cloudy, colder In north and central portions. Memphis and vicinity—C'loudv tonight, Ibwest' temperature' 38 to 42 $unday' partly "clo\Kly"?nd cold- ' er, , / ^^ *'">', I^Thc maximum temperature here -' jesterday ' was- 46,^mlnlnUmV"!!,' %„, ,clear,'According to' Samuel F. Nor-\ -s rls, official weather observer. ' v fc's' '

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