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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - June 17, 1931, Blytheville, Arkansas Served by the United Press .YTHEVIIXE COURIER THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP ST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI 70 Blylhevllle Courier, BiTtbATilta Dally Nelpg _glythevme Herild. Mississippi Valley Lender. ARKANSAS, WEDN'KSDAY. JUNK 17, Diving Diana Here's a brand new brand of ariow-naulics. pcriormed by Georgia (Joleman, of Los Angeles, national divinj champion. H's just, part "of her lor the forthcoming national A. A. U. championships wherein she hopes to retain her title. She leaps from a springboard and, at the top of hu flight, aims and shoots an arrow al a target at Ihe end of the pool She declares U to lie a splendid way of perfecting lime and balance in the- air. Anyway, U makes a remarkable picture 2 Marines Missing In Nicaragua MANAGUA, Nicaragua. June 17 Tivo marines and three na- llve nalionnl guardsmen were re- missing nnd were believed Cr.AlTKIt United I'ress SUIT Curii.viundrn'. June n. American republic can- not permit any man lo stand above the law. President Hoover said in an address dedicating Ihe icmoJ- cled tomb of Abraham Lincoln. "There can be no man in our county, wiio either by hi.s position or his Influence, stands atovi' th? Mr. Hoover said. "Thai tho republic cannot admit am! still live. Tor ours is a government of laws and n society of ordered liberty safeguarded only by This brief but emphatic cecl.v ration toward the end of a short address eulogizing the greatest cit- izen contributed lo history by Illi- nois, was linked hy many heard it with conditions in Chic-j where Alphonse and sixty- eight of his employes last week wore Ihdicted as n result of the federal government's effort to break m' long standing wholesale defiance of Ihe prohibition and other laws. II is known (hat the situation In Chicago has long been a cause of chagrin to Pro.siclenl Hoover ar.d that federal cleanup activities now on are due to his in.si.'Mence. Picturing Lincoln as "symbol of union nnd of human rights" '.vhose greatness is growing not onlv in thij- country bill among all peo- ples. Mr. Hoover, referring to Ihe Gettysburg address, said it should "be our purpose and our resolve today" to be dedicated to the "great W. M. Williams is now in charge task remaining before us." the office recently moved to tin "The six decades which have First National Bank, passed sine? Lincoln'.'; death written on Ihe school of history changes bewildering in their varie- ty. in their consequen- Mr. Hoover said. 'They iiive brradencd and enriched life beyond the imaginations of Lincoln's con- temporaries. Tlie years have not only yielded rich treasures, materi- al and spiritual, but they have. SiHintion Is Precarious Car- riers Claim Iu Asking 15 Per Cent Boos I, WASHINGTON. June 17 iui'1 It.iiboads of Ihe Unili'd fitnlrs to- day immiimmi.slv ixjlliloned Ihe in- tT1 lule commerce commission for ls edit tnrivasn in all freight and charges. lielllinn, signed by am! lasted Iwo hours. the- irports here .said. The rebels' Th i 1 I and Mountain Pacilk group, and I W. II. Cole, of thr soutlirm group. chainnan of Ihr II. A. Scnndrrtt. S. eastern tt'iineil tho present .sllnnllnn ot the railroads as an emergency serious Impairment of their.financial resources and raijndly to Ihe pnbl'c n coniimiaucc of efficient and ade- quate service." Embodying twenty pages the iK'tlllon sot foilh in delnll (he of Hit roads, with earnings cent on property hivestmcnl. prccarlaus slnliis of railroad bonds which would mnke securing of nd- itl.ional capital difficult, heavy competition from trucks and busses New Stock Issue Already Half Subscribed; Condi-; lion Reported Good. Officers of Ihe Dlylhcvllle Build- ing and Loan Association have been elecled as follows for (his year: Zal for vnl1- B. Harrison, rcelcctrcl president; wol'to'3' D. Gillen. vice president: W. M.j Williams, secretary ana treasurer. Already 50 per cent of the new series of stock, opened June I. has been subscribed, an annual report to the stockholders showed. The same report lhat the state banking department has complclcd its regular annual audit find re- ported the aflalrs of the associa- tion in excellent condition. Adequate Moisture All llial Is Needed to Insure Successful Farm Year. J. Westbrook. attorney for Ha t brought challenges to readjustment, Woman Faints at Sight of Alleged Assailant Ho.'iie Profective association, .whore e.Tort to have the Arkansas Oil-day divorce act submitted to a vote at both by government als, to a changing world. Our coun- try has become powerful aiming na- general election of 1932 was, lions, It is charged with infinite- thwarted yesterday when Attorney General Hal L. Norwood in an opinion ruled the petitions filed by them were insufficient, said today he would file a petition in the su- preme court today or tomorrow ask- ing for a review of the action. The atUick on the petition was led by six Hot Springs attorneys, n Little Rock and a Hot Springs hotel man, and Mayor Leo Me Laughlin of Hot Springs, which Is making a bid for the divorce trade which Ls now enjoyed by Reno, Nev. ly new responsibilities both at honv and abroad." Service- Will Lilly Street Revival Will Elect Successor to Dead Kennett Mayor KENNETT. Mo.- -A special elec- tion will be held heie in about, thir- _____ j ly days to name a successor to May- HENDERSON, N. C.. June 17. or lillsse11 who died ear- The evangelistic meeting o[ the Baptist Mission church on Lilly street will close tonight willi the baptismal service at the First Baptist church. Tl'-o Rev. P. B- Langtey. mission- ary of the Mount Zion and Mis- I sissippi counly association, con- 1 ducted Ihe services, assisted by daughter. There have already been 14 ad- ditions to Ihe church and six nre expected to join tonight. fainting twice at tho sight of the negro, Mrs. L. E. Er- win today had identified Robert Jenkins, negro, as Ihe man who at- tacked and ivsaiiltcd her Monday morning at her home in Norlina. The negro was barely saved from a mob. Jenkins was among three negroes he'd pending identification by Mrs. Erwin. Mrs. Erwin fainted when Jenkins and the others were brought before her in the jail here, and when Jenkins was brought out alone she screamed "Take him and fainted ag'ain. She .still maintained Jenkins was Ihe guilty party when he was ex- In different clothes. MEnHUl Invitations Sent to 112 Operators in Arkansas and Missouri. Cotton pin operators of north- east Arkansas and southeast Mis- souri will meel at Ihe city hall here at Thursday night, for renewed discussion of the proposal lo adopt colton bagging as Ihe jftandanl wrapper for cotton gin- ncit in this territory. pt M A committee consisting of O. Umlas_lylP.n W. cooncdge. -Mrs. S.'S. Stern- snd has Issued rtuOlH to 112 pinners, and n representative attendance Is an- UclOTiled. L. W. Harrison. Clarks- dnle. Miss., secretary of the Delta Cottonseed Co-ODcrativc Markcl- ing association, which has been In- strumental In obtaining extensive adoption of cotton bagsing In the Mississippi delta, will be present and will exhibit a number of com- plete patterns of the cotton wrap- per. Cotton bagging, while more ex- Optimism which farm lenders of Ihe mid-soulh havn expressed over this year's crop outlook Is by J E. Crilz. Mississippi comity agricultural ngenl, who regards llie lack of moisture from which tin1 immediate vicinity of Blylhe- vllle and a few oilier parts of county are siilfnlng as the only serious adverse [actor. Hhowers of the past week have ended the 1931 "drouth" In many parts of this and adjoining Mis- souri counties, but. have niissct other parts. Thc siUiallon has not yet become critical, however and with mo.ro showers predicted for (ho latter part of the week no serious alarm Is bring felt. While (here Is little promise of a profitable market (or cotton or other Important farm, crops this year, gardens of nnprccedcntc weather. .Yesterday nnd the day befor iaw good showers at- Rosa, Luxom Burdelte. Hightower end .otlii near the line >iccola and Chicknsawba dis rlcts. Sufficient rain to be substantial help was also exper diced at Ekron and other vest of Blylhevllle. and in tl' vesterii part of this clly. Oowl Seed Planlcd One important favorable facto which has received little publ attention Is the'unusual care whlc nost fnrmers In this vicinity gai this year to the selection of the minuting seed- For the first tlm in years, according to men Inmi lar with Ihe situation, this vicin- ity will produce a crop confined almost entirely to the high quality varieties of collon for which Bly- tlievilla and Mississippi county were once famous. Some estimates have 11 that as much ns 90 per cent of Ihis vicinity's production this year will be of Ihe better stable varieties of cotton. Such a situation, it Is said, will help ma- terially In improving local market conditions. If fnrmers hereabouts are at all discouraged over the outlook a visitor driving over the county's highways wouW see no sign of It. Stands are almost uniformly good, r.nd fields have been receiving careful cultivation. Costs have low and with plenty of nl- falfa, soybeans nnd for feed n good garden nt every house it seems apparent that conditions distillery. He was bound over to i next winter will present a decided Take Gems WortK Over From Home of New York Attorney. NEW foRK, Jimr 17 (UP) Three Ptinmen raided the home of S. Stnnwood Menken, promin- ent lawyer, civic lender, and ad- vocate of heavy. firmaments, to- day, forced Mrs. Menken to out of bed nnd open n small .Till safe. anil escaped with Jewelry worth more than Mrnken had left for his office when the robbery occurred- A anncarcd nt front- door of Donose Loans lo Farmers Who Fail lo Adopt Pro- gressive Methods. LITTLE ROCK, June' 17 (UP) After agreeing tlmt much of >lamo for Hie condition that CN- sled In Arkansas was theirs, bank- from all parts of -the slate nei'llng here yesterday said they voiilil demand (heir former clients 'Stiibllsh themselves on n "live it home" basis. 13. A. Lynch, Blylhevllle, presl- lent of the Arkansas Bankers a1.- ioclutlnn, was ninong Ihc speakers, "Wo hear a lot of talk .'about irlnghi'i industries lo -Arkansas, said, "but Arkansas ''Indus- rv. to be profitable and success HI. must be built from within. Our HislnpM u i id agriculture, will be linlli np from a combination of he two." Will Kraft Policy The occasion was a session ot he. nfirlcullui.il committee ol the, slate association, held, at the call >f E. J. Bodman, the chairman .0 draft a program through which ot the stole can help place Arkansas agriculture upon a sound nnd stable basis. A resolution em- bodying such a program is to .be prepared hs an expression of thi> nswclnllon's policy. It Is expected (hat It will urge banks to advance money only lo farmers who re- ducing production costs by the ot efficient methods nnd wlip are producing their own food and feed supplies. of flowers to deliver. He asked a servant to stan for them. The servpiit the door nnd two nlher men rushed IID anil joined their confederate and forced their wny Inside, displaying nistols. The fcwnls were Insured. 11 was re- ported. for Will Refuse Loans Commercial banking must quit financing the farmer unless a change Is made. Mr. Lynch said. Col. Elgnn C. Robertson of Mar- lanna said alter 1932 .under .no. circumstances will his bank loan, money for food or feed which can be grown on tho farm, .He said..115. was. disgusted .with the turn of affairs, and his expression was echoed throughout the room, If tlio farmer helps -himself by providing for lean years, fchcre would be no excuse for money IK fpcnt In Arkansas by .the Red press clothlrtij, he said." Win Build New Highway From Maiden to Risco new concrete hMitvny from Maiden to Hisco will be started soon by the Mnrkhnm Canslruction com- pany of nycrsbnrg. Tenn., who have .lust comnleled stnlo High- way Nn. 84 from Ctiruthersville to Hayti, a distance of six miles. When the new highway from den lo Risco Is It will connect State Hiphway No. 25 at Maiden with U. S. High wny No. Cl just south of New Madrid. await the action of the grand jury next fall. Bond was set at Stromeypr was arrested last Sat- urday by deputies out of the office of Sheriff W. W. Shaver at the site of a distillery northwest of Gosnell. t5' wcre ln r II to ffli1 before Justice Jesse C. Adklns In the District of Columbia supreme court. Oklahoma Governor Seeks to Force Phone Rate Cul nre of power lines. Telephone and telegraph lines also were damaged. Some damage was reported at Yo- kohama ,the seaport city 13 miles Irani here. Ship's Physician May Provide Key to Death NEW YORK, June 11. (UPl-iDr. Jamison I. Carr, ship's doctor on the Cnnard liner Franconia may prove to be the of Infor- mation infinitely valuable lo the solution of the mysterious death of Starr Pailthfull. The travcler-sctcntist-shlp's doc- tor has premised to be here Friday when the grand jury resumes at Mineola. L. I., Us inques; into the circumstances of the death of the girl whose bruised body srith its traces or verlnol was found at Long Beach. Manv Kinds of Vegetables in Gardens at Yarbro Bankers Will Meet to Form Regional Groups Organization of two regional clearing house associations" to serve the banks of nnrthcast Arkansas will be undertaken -at meetings at Parngould 'tonight nnd nt Joncs- boro Thursday night. B. A. Lynch, president of-the state bankers .as- Foclntlon. and John W. SnydT member of the state committee "on rcGionnl clearing house associations, hvill attend both meetings. Thrmieh the regional nssocin- tons it is expected definite appll- ation will be given to the ncw.stnte bankers code, adootcd nt the recent mcetln of the stats association. The meeting Is for the bonk- ers of Clay. Greene nnd Randolph counties .and that nt Joncsboro.is for Cralghead. Poinsrtt nnd Ml? sissippt county bankers. It- may lat- er appear feasible, it ii said, lo merge Ihe two groups into one rc; glonal organization. contrast to those which followed last season's onslaught, of drouth and depression. Children Enjoying Free Playground at Mill Park The free playground at Ihc Chi- cago Mill is being enjoyed by the boys and girls who go there dally for supervised play under the di- rection of Miss Mary Outlaw. From eight o'clock in the morn- Ing until three o'clock in the after- noon there are all kinds of games with volley ball, tennk. croquet, baseball, wading pool and the story hour offering Interesting entertain- ment. Children are requested Lo bring their favorite story books and Miss Outlaw will read stories to the crowd each morning. The Chicago Mill and Lumber corporation is extending an Invi- Farm girls of Yarbro, four miles north of here, know their vegeta- bles. At a meeting of ll'.e girls 4-11 club today several members report- ed (hat they had from -10 to vas consumed by flames. WEATHER cloudy, local Marlon McClanahan of Armorel was fined J50 by a jury in Justice Oscar Alexander's court Monday on According to the official feather observer, Charles Phillips jr., the maximum temperature here yeswr- a charge of Illegal possession of llq- dny was 86 degrees nnd the mini- nor. He made bond for appeal to I mum 69 degrees, with .19 inch of circuit court.- jrain. Today a year ago the maxl- McClanahan was arrested by i mum was 85 degrees sheriff's depulic.4 .Saturday. and the minimum
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