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Served by the United Press BLraffiviLLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MIRSOU1U ';"i1; HIM EDITION VOL. XXVI—No. 267 lilylhevllle Courier, Blythevllle Herald, Blythevllle Dally News, «»nnii.i.it , „ " " Mississippi valley Leader. HLM 1I1-,VII,LK, AHKANSAS, SATUIiDAY, KK1MUAKY 8, I'M) SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS STIMSON NAVY NOTE IRRITATES JAPANESE Fear for Fate ot Wilkins In Antarctic Will Hear Noted Speakers When Society for. Crippled Children Convenes. The third annual coi.ventlon of the Arkansas Society for Crippled Children, to meet (here February 2 1 ?, will have the cooperation of practically every organization in the city, according to Mrs. James B. Clark, county chairman. Directly assisting Mrs. Clark In Hie planning of the program and luncheon Is Mra. A. Conway, and Mrs. otto Kochtllzky is In charge of the luncheon reservations. The local Rotary and Lions clubs ore holding a joint meeting on that day so as lo be present for the luncheon program which will be the outstanding feature of the meeting. There are also to be representatives from a number of other clubs. ' Among the prominent, speakers will be Edgar P. Allen oi Ohio, who visited here a year ago; Dr. Leroy Hubbard of New York; Huber p. cummings of Washington, D. C., director of the United Scales vocational rehabilitation department; Hiram C, Martin of St Louis, president of the Missouri society for crippled children and a former Rotary governor, and Judge R. H. Williams of Pine Bluff, who is president ot the Arkansas Society lor Crippled Children and who will preside. These programs, to be opened to the public, will be a revelation in tiie way ot educating those wlio are not familiar with -.the work this society has done. Many of its activities have been carried on In the viclnUy T>t Blytheville and there are a large number ot boys and girls now able to walk and have r«6vered from other disabiU ittes because of the society's work Those In ukarge' want eve^ytni'. become better acquainted with th ' work which reaches every nation, School Girl Injured When Automobile Upsets Ruth Whitworth, daughter Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Whitworth Elytheville high school studen was slightly Injured when a ca in which she and two companion were traveling to Shawiiee schoo for a basketball game last nigh struck a truck, Bill McDanie), driver of the and Henry Hudson, high schoc coach, the third occupant, \ver not injured. The ^accident cccurre when a truck pulled off the roa diretly in front of the car with out warring, witnesses say. Miss Whitworth sustained bruised and sprained hip. She wa i.airied to her home in this and is reported resting well toda Tennesseean Nominated for Commerce Commissio \YASHINGTON, Feb. 8 COP) President Hoover today nominate Hugh M. Tate. Knoxville, Tent to he a member of the intersta commerce commission. Tate, a lawyer, will succeed Rid ard Taylcr. Mobile, Ala., whose term expired in January. Mr. Hoover originally selected Robert Jones to fill the position but Jones declined. And TNow the Herbapple POPE IN PUBLIC Flays ''Horrible and Sacrilegious Wickedness'' of Communist State. Learn About Beauty From Her Folks, meet Mr. Hoover, whom you doubtless know, and his counter- art—the Herbapple. The fruit is in a suit because it has attained real fame in its class. It looks like President Hoover. At least, that's he claim of Harry A. Locey Jr., of Houston, who bought the apple at fruit stand the other day. He almost bit it before he noticed it ooked like Hoover, and saved himself from national disgrace. VATICAN CITY, Feb. 8 (UD — E'opc Phis XI, in a letter to Cardl nal Fompllji today bitterly con demns "the horrible and sacrllitr lous wickedness perpetuated in Hus sla against Ood." The Soviet union has closed}) many churches in Russia and encouraged anti-religious campaigns. The pope's letter invited bishops and Catholics throughout the world ] to pray for cessation of the "moral and material destruction of 1m- I mense regions In Soviet Russia | constituting one-sixth part of the globe." Tlie letter also announced the pope would celebrate "mass of atonement, propitiation and reparation." in St. Peter's on Nfarch 16. The pope deplored the efforts of the Soviet government in "perverting youth and coiuamlnatlnB young men's souls through all sorts of vices and shameful materlal- 'Ism." • Victims Include Three Members of Rescue Party, Crushed Under Rock. HELPER, Utah, Feb. 8 (UP) — Recovery of two more bodies and definite assurance that a third was dead today placed the death toll in the Standard coal mine disaster at 23. The bodies of C. H. Brady, 34 and Frank James, 33, were recovered today and rescue crews reported that one other man was seen buried under <he timbers. HELPER, Utah, Feb. 8. (UP)— Death toll in the Standard coa' mine disaster had mounted to 20 today with the death oi three members of a rescue crew caught under a cave-in as they souhgt lo locate three men who had not been accounted for after an explosion racked the mine late Thursda 1 night. The rescuers who were caught and crushed tinder a huge slab of rock were Clarence Smith 36, John Loman, 24. rnd Walter Henderson, 18. President Will Banish Care on • .Week's Outing WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 (UP)— President Hoover, putting the cares of government behind, him, plans to leave here tonight for- a week of deep-sea fishing in the tropical waters off Florida. Tlie buting will be his first save for brief week-ends at his summer camp/ in Virginia, since lie :ook office. Although Mr. Hoover's physician, Or. Joel T. Boone, says he Is in excellent health. It was believed a' short rest would be beneficial to 'him. Mr. Hoover plans to divorce 'himself entirely from problems of s^ate whle he is In Florida. The president, so far as is known, has no political engagements next week. He will be accompanied by ifrs. Hoover and by several prominent members in Washington governmental circles. Condition of Joe Meyers Is Extremely Critical Joe Meyers, well known citizen, Is critically 111 at the Memphis Baptist hospital. At 2:15 o'clock this afternoon It was telephoned to friends here that he was" be- IWved dying. . • Mr. and Mrs. Max Meyers, Mr, and Mrs. Adolph Meyers. Oils sons and daughters-in-law, and. his nephew, Henry Reidman, went to his bedside this morning. His wife accompanied him to Memphis. Flames Again Sweep Seattle Water Front Radio Gets No Answer From Him I'lIILAUKLl'HIA. Feb. 8 (UI>) — ,lurm over tin' fate of Sir Hubert Vllklns, ISrillsli explorer, nncl the lemlfcis of his Antarctic expedl leu, wns fell In scientific elides cie today ns a result of the ad' rcss of Dr. Isaiah llownian, dl cctor of the American Gcograpli- cul-sodely before the members of lie American Philosophical society, Dr. Bowtinm expressed concern ver the fate of Wilkins since the vlreless stiitlon ia Deception island ms not been nbl« to communicate vllli the explorer for the past tci lays. He saici n British vessel hnd xni scut by the Antarctic rescue! lommlttec to Deception Island to tuit out what Ihc difficulty is and f Wllklns Is In need ot nld. She drfanifd of btlnf a jrcat surgeon, but Ntllle Louis* Smith known to New York's rille as "Milt I,onSw"—btranw Instead one of the country's best known and liltlicst paid btauty expert*. Hrre you MC her at her d«k, from wlierc she puts Into practice her theory that "harmony of face and HE urn" is (lie srcatcsl beauty asset Poor Immigrant Girl Now Consultant to Nation's Elite Open Drive onChicago Gangsters Chicago, Feb. 8 (UP)WhoIesale roundup by police of gangsters and racketeers was the answer of law enforcement authorities today to pleas of many of Chicago's leading business men that gangland rule of dynamite and death must end. Direct action by ' cltiiens throubh vigilance committees nf I otherwise was the alternative mentioned by big business and ! police as they swung into action American Lawyer Doubts Paris Divorce Legality PARIS—Paris divorces may be fashionable in the United States but grave doubts have been cast upon their validity by an American legal expert visiting in Paris. Otto Erwin Koegel. lawer of Washington and specialist in marriage laws on which subject he has written several books, declared during his stay that he- doubted if Paris divorces would hold water if contested In American courts. "I believe," ho said, "that Paris divorces, in which residence Is established solely in order to comply with the local laws, are very likely Illegal in the United States. However they are seldom subject to collateral attack as the principals agree to the divorce beforehand." Small Blazes Keep City Firemen on Run Firemen were called on to put out a grass lire at the Lake Street Expect Dismissal of Jury in Texas Judge's Trial AUSTIN. Tex., Feb! 8 (UP>— Judge J. B. Moore was expetced today to release the Jury which has been deliberating since Tuesday in tlie case of John W. -Brady, former appelate court Judge, charged with the murder of Lehlia Highsmith pretty court stenographer. The 12 tradesmen and merchants had gone into a deadlock, in which It was reported that 10 stood for conviction and two for acquittal. A plea of insanity entered by the 69-year-old defendant apparently was the cause for the split in the jury. Defense counsel had admitted at the outset of the trial 20 days ago thr,t Brady fatally slab- bed the 28-year-old stenographer at the door of her rooming house en the night of November 9. SEATTLE, > Wash., Feb. 8 (UP)— w lth startling suddenness A second fire within a week and the third within six months struck the Seattle water front today, The police cleanup began at the boxing show at the Goliseum last night. Seven racketeers were filed out of ^ jf^~e/^i^ ^ ou ^ forT t <™ qua and government equipment. sounded for the first bout 25 pick- I v The fire raged for nearly three , dctectlves assembled tor rol , hours and all equipment in the city including Ire boats was called s[atjon . Lleutenant Maurlce Bryn . to check the flames. Origin of the; ca , led th ro ,, and ois , riblltcd fire was not known. Federal Jury in Alabama Returns 250 Indictments MONTGOMERY, Ala., Feb. 8 (UP)—Nearly 250 persons unofficially reported to include a number of so-called "higher ups" were under Indictment today in 96 true Bjr JULIA BLANSRARD NBA Service Writer V-NEW YORK—Perhaps , Mile, Louise, beauty consultant, received her orlglnalltv and Indcm-nilcnce as 8 birth-gift from America. For she was born, not so many years ago, right under the nose of the Statue of Liberty as the ship that carried her Viennese mother and Irish father sailed up tlie har- l-bor. ' Today she- is one of the nation's notably successfcl young wrfneti. well up.jn the'flve-llgurc income class, manager oi. a. spacious mnd- ern shop that teaches women harmony of face arid figure, nnd aids .hem in putting Into practice Hie theories' taught. Her route to her present eminence Is a veritable feminine version of the great American saga of success. Frustrat.'on, heartache, discouragement, poverty went into it. But so did staunch persistence, hard work, and ingenuity. Landed to be Surjron For little Nellie Louise Smith. Mile. Louise was christened, lost her mither and her father put her In a French cvonvent to lie educated. While other girls dreamed there In the shadow of Paris, of their grown-up lives of study, travel, teaching and marriage, llctle Louise kept rne picture and only one before her. It was of herself, garbed In a starched white gown, ixi.ftormlng some wonderful operation! Five generations nf doctor's blood flowed In her veins. She wruld be the first woman surgeon of her mother's family. But things went awry. Mile. Louise found herself bacto from Paris, alone In New York, broke and only H. Her first Job was helper In a doctor's office at $7.50 a week. Ambitious, she changed lesson, refused to budge and . Rcr there expounding 'her prln 6iples.for.tivo .and a half hours.. In Dallas a womaiii weeping be cause of her husbaiid'q Interest In other women; listened to her, too heed and in a fortnight the hus band what li'ine life. ome In to thank her fo she had done to save h wife hns token new lease on life," he said. "Re discing lins made her mental] alert, too. She's more like tlie SI I married than I had dared hoi she ever would be again." Won Wide Appreciation On n return (dp lo Kansas Clt. a wuimn came In and prescnte her wllli a little medal she herse had received from the Vatican, fo "giving her a hold on life again!" In San Diego. Calif., nuttc, Mont., Colorado Springs, Tampa, the result was Hie same. Benuty Is the rne all-nbsorblng subject to women Thousands of letters from radio talks, hundreds of personal notes of appreciation frcm public I Negro Youlli Confesses I Opening Switch; Sunnyland Near Due. With the confession of John Payne, 15-year-old negro youth, lost night officers dtselcsed that a derailment of the Sunnyland, crack Frisco passenger train southbound from St. LoulJ to Memphis, was narrowly averted Thursday afternoon when trainmen discovered a half open snitch near Luxora. The negro, taken Into custody by LcRoy Woods, Luxora constable, and railroad detectives.-confessed to throwing the switch But cUlmed he was unaware f>! what lit wnu doing. 'The youth. Is being held here and will probably be sent to a reform school. The discovery was made by trainmen of a north bound freight who noticed ,thc ''sign lights" of the switch were not In the proper position. They investigated and found that the switch lock, had been broken anil tlie switch half turned. The Sunnvland would have hr-cu due In a short time after the discovery, it is staled. Hnd the sunny- land crashed Into the half open switch a tragedy would have been certain, railroad men say. Refusal to Accept Anglo- American Proposal at Anns Parley Indicated; TOKYO. Fed. 8 (UP)—Dissatisfaction, bordering on irritation was Japan's reaction today to Secretary of Slate Henry L. Sllmsun's statement of America's alms nl the Lou. .Ion navnl conference. --. Japan has no Intention of abandoning hoi nvljjlnal demands or accepting n compromise involving lesser comparative naval strength, the- United Press was officially Informed. ' i "If Secretary Sllmson's announce- iiicnt represents the filial Anglo- Aiucrlean attitude." a- high official said, "then we feel the conferenco will fall." • "Report that the government will delay its reply to Stlmson's proposals until nflcr the.general election Is absurd. No party In Japan would ditre make the naval con. Icrcncc issue one of Internal politics. "Our position always hns been clear. We cannot see any posslWo change." The Japanese official reaction so far clearly Indcatcs the government intends to maintain Its efforts to get a 10-10-7 ratio agreement with Britain and tile United Slates to replace he 5-5-3 ratio effected at the Washington conference In 1D22. Secretary of Mississippi bills returned by the special term j Congressman Arrested of the United States grand Jury- here. Orders W. I. Grubb of Birmingham, will sit in the special coses and invea- Scouts WiD Rule City Next Wednesday The city administration will be In the hands of local Boy Scouts next Wednesday, according to Charles A. Stubbs, scoutmaster of Troop 37, who says plans have been approved by Mayor Nelll Re.ed for the scouts to rule for the day. ^hls will be held In connection j with the observance of Anniversary Methodist, church this afternoon, j Week, February 7 to 13, In honor This morning a faulty flue caused a small,fire In the Meyers negro quarters on Elm street. Soot was Ignited In a flue at the residence of the Rev., Marlon A. Boggs pastor of the Presbyterian church, last night, damage resulted. Only slight of the twentieth birthday of the national scout organization. Scout politics are now booming with several candidates already nmlnated for various offices. All troops In the city will participate and n general election Is to be held Monday. tickets. The detectives scttereil among the 4,000 boxing fans and singled out their men. Toda: warning were sent out to gangsters and racketeers that they face arrest nnd prosecution If thej continue their methods of Inflict Ing gangland rule on Chicago. [^"to'a beauvTistltmlon'wtore' ' they did corrective work by massage, bettering her salary by $10 weekly. From there she matriculated at Columbia for special work In nnaf.mv. in the face of the advice of kind relatives and friends who said, "Nobody wo'.ild ever take lor arrests were Issued I WASHINGTON Feb 2 (UP)today and nrobablv will be served Samuel Robert Young, secretary of> a girl surgeon seriously who had within a few days. Federal Judge I Representative Percy E Quinn of «•->• '-->" - -" -•"» ' ..-.• *™j*.. . p xt<«rltr)«nl «-oe nr-r-veteiA \\arr, Inrt was arrested here last night charged with driving an au. tigafcrs from over central and 1 '"mobile* while Intoxicated. such laughing grey eyes, such curly hair and merry ways." Reduced Self, Thtn Others When the reducing fad lilt Am- soulhem Alabama will be here to I The arrest followed a collision [ erica, Mile. Louise tcok 30 pounds prosecute the cases, most of which ! between his car and that of Charles i off and in the process became charge selling, possession and trans-1 Walters, a navy yard employe, Just thoroughly ( portatlon or manufacturing of l!q-| outside the capHol grounds. Mrs. ' ' Walters was painfully Injured. Taft Continues to Gain His Physicians Report convinced that one of the most Important things in life Is beauty of figure. So "she gave up the Idea of surgery to go Into body building and. gettlr.g a place with America's best known beauts specialist, devel-ped so thorough!* the theme of harmony ot face and figure that her firm sent her on the road to lecture in departmen stores to organize and teach sale ..— _. .„ ._ „ slrls and eventually to lecture ove Taft, 111 at his home here, was re- i Mra. Clarence Cummlngs and her ] the radio. vorted In a bulletin Issued by his | two small children were burnerd . During this period of her busl Mother and Babes Perish as Fire Destroys House WASHINGTON. Feb, 8 (UP)—I CTDrLAC, Mich., Feb. 8 (UP)— Continued improvement In the con- j Trapped in a bedroom when fire dltlon of former Chief Justice! CT 'ePt their \small frame cntlage physlelanj at 11:30 a. m. today. The statement, signed by Doc- to death near here today. | ness life she hacf many iihunlnat Neighbors were powerless to aid'. Ing illustrations 1 of Just how Im , _______ __________ _. _._ _ ____________ ___ _ ........ _ tors Thomas Claytor and Francis [ the woman and her Infant daugh- : portant beauty is to women. In R. Hagner, read: ! ter and 2-year-old son. Cummtngs Milwaukee, 300 h-usewlves win "The chief justice continued to'was working In a nearby lumber listened to her harmony talk fo improve and is very comfortable." camp when the fire started. 115 minutes en route to' n cookln Business. Dead, Merchant Drapes Door With Crepe HICKORY FLAT, Miss. <,?)-A . . • . . crepe, hanging on the tloor of the U 1 "??,?? 1 ,!!?!!' J ' s - Slm l'«>» 8™«ry store here, attracted pedlstrlans and wlntlow- shoppers to enter the store and inquire as to the death in the groc er's family. "Who's dead?" they asked. "Oh, just business, that's said Simpson. all, 1 Thereupon the shoppers undertook to.revive business by makln:; purchases. • Simpson later removed Experts in Session : . LONDON. Feb. 8 (UP)—With the. ; British and American major pro- • >, posuls for naval parity and reduc- : tlon of armaments before them the ', live-power experts turned their at. lentlon today to discussion of the comparatively minor problem prevl- ; misly raised by France of warship • classlftcallons. . : The principal delegates,' in ac- '< coidnnce with .their* neck-end ciis-r_. \ torn, rested. ,, >: The experts went into session -' at 10 a. m, null will endeavor to . draft tentative schedules of- various types of warships from battleships to small auxiliaries and submarines for presentation to .the plenary-session of the ccnfcrc'nce next Tuesday. i Tlie committee emerged from St. James at noon after a two-hour : session vdth the report from the ' : American delegation that "gcod progress was made." The sub-corn- • mlUce will resume Its work Mon- \ day morning, taking up the q'licsC tion of vessels not subject to armament limitations. • '; When the conference has agreed upon the classifications the question of splitting up the total tonnage permitted each nation among these types will be discussed. " : proclaimed the good Mile. Ixnilse was doing. Three years ago. so well dltl Mile. Louise know her American towns ind their women, she became an expert for one of the outstanding concessionarie companies. Hers was lie job not only to know what American women wanted but to scour Europe for siieclal talent that could nclp them. Now she Is the sue-! the crepe ce.ssful manager of an ultra-chic New York establishment vvhere the elite find the way to harmony of face and figure. Advocates Exercise "Ten minutes a day keeps age away," Is, one of Mile. Louise tenets. "But not Just ten minutes today and perhaps tomorrow. Ten minutes a day every day of the; municipal election to be held In year, every year of your life," she;April. insists. 'Tor circulation Is the' Mr. Thompson has lived in this secret c.t zcstful living, to that Icily, for more than twelve years, alive, alluring look that shows In! conducting a plumbing business one's eyes and In one's step. By! with an office on Second street, toning up circulation the dead I He has lived In the First ward lack-luster fades from eyes, spar- j since he moved lo this city! kic takes Its place. Bodies rcdis-'. The announcement by Mr. cover the elasticity tiiat. is the Ii Thompson of his candidacy pro "Pete the Plumber" Is Candidate for Alderman k G. Thompson, better known as "Pete, The Plumber." announced tcday his candidacy for alderman of the First ward, subject to the Judge Orders Bond for Accused Manila Boys Vldell Sample nnd Edgar Wright Manila youths, bouund over Wednesday, to await the action of :tha grand Jury on statutory charges .by Justice C.C. Counts were allowed bond of $1.001) each by Judge George W.Barham nl a habeas corpus hearing late yesterday.... The youths arc accused of committing an offense against a 15 year old girl. They waived preliminary hearing and wen ordered to Jail without bond. Attorneys for the f.vo youlta secured a writ of habeas corpus in an effort to get bond for thj boys. spring of youth. Sorbonne Graduates Fifty Per Cent Women PARIS—The Sorbonne, or ths University of Paris, one a rather manly college has gone quite feminine. Fifty per cent oi the candidates for bachelor's degrees during W29 ; vldes a contest for the First ward' were women, according to figures "Women too often alibi them-' C0llnc " sw. J - Louis Cherry, In- j former years women students were They start I ho proper; suranco man. having announced of the University directors. In of exercise ar.<! diet and' yestcr dt>y that he would seek the | frowned upon and some professors sedves. urso then, after continuing enthusiastically for a week, they drop out.: They have expected to correct in seven days the neglect of a lifetime. Make-up can't Wde years. But 10 minutes of the right kind of exercise a day slimul.ite clrcu- • office. Great Britain Retains Tea Drinking Supremacy latlorTand keeps the" body toned! NEW YORK—Great Brltan still up, which is better than the most j ™'us 'he tea drinking record of the world, according to figures of the India Tea Bureau In the United States. This country is gain- Ing In tea consumption, the statistics show. India furnished 73 per cent of the world's output,'pro- nnfl AAA i- • r expert camoubage of make-up." Scout Program Tonight A scout program will be broad-1000,000 pounds. cast over the Columbia chain night from 8:30 until 0 o'clock when Walter Head, president of the ductlon for the year totaling 863.- Thls amount, figuring 200 cups to the pound, means that 172,600.- rnllonal group of Boy Scouts and 000 cups were consumed. Britons editor of the New York Times, will drank. 424,000,000 pounds, or near. A scout band «:'! play and ly 85.000,000,000 cups of lea In 12 ether features who care for this v.oik. interest those months. Americans, In the same . period,- drank 18,000,000 cups. would no', admit them to their classes. During the past year the Sorbonne—favorite with Americans- granted 20,000 bachelor's. the greatest number In its history. "OLD STOCK" PLEA WINS CROWN POINT. Ind, (UP)—Fred Vogel's pica that .8* pints of whiskey found In his home was a part of the stock which caascd his arrest and conviction in 1927 saved him from being sentenced to a year in prison as a third- time violator. WEATHER . Arkansas—Ftitr and warmer In north and west portions, Sunday fair and warmer.