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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - April 17, 1937, Blytheville, Arkansas Blytheville courier news vol. Xxxiv no. 2< Blytheville courier Blytheville Herald the dominant newspaper of Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri Blytheville Arkansas saturday. April 17. I do Blytheville Dally news Mississippi Valley Leader single copies five a cents will seek Early social Security ruling in wipe Rolls a b Andone for t ini4 Relief work i Lone met curtailment schedule. Washington. April 17 up it the w Hies Progress administration has abandoned Hope of reducing its Rolls by 550,000 workers before july i. The United press Learned today. A High spa official said that there was a Little Chance Quot teat the reduction to 1,000 000 workers planned by administrator Harry l. To Kin eel id be accomplished Ile intimated that the reduction might be less than half of the amount planned bringing the Rolls to approximately 1,800,000. President Roosevelt May suggest that figure to begin the 1938 fiscal year when Ive sends his re if message to Congress next week. It was said. While a marked decrease in spa employment was expected to Start immediately because of Normal seasonal reemployment by Industry and agriculture there was believed to be no Chance that the reduction would approach that of last Spring when 750,000 were dropped from the Rolls. Spa officials insisted that reductions would be Quot natural and dependent on private fear that private jobs would not care for As Many spa workers As when Hopkins told a congressional committee about his reduction plans was offered As one explanation Tor the smaller reduction quota another explanation was that As tile number of persons on work Relief jobs decreases the Rolls approach a Quot base level a of More or less permanent unemployment. On March 20 spa employed 2,-134.000. About 750 fewer than a year ago pressure from states and cities also was a Factor a group of new Deal governors led by gov. Herbert h Lehman of new York the unites states conference of mayors and the workers Alliance a rebel workers Union All have condemned the proposed reduction. Drafts Relief message president Roosevelt worked in the privacy of his White House study today drafting the special Relief message he will Send to Congress next week outlining the governments fiscal Outlook for 1937 j 1938 offer prize for factory inscription the Blytheville Industrial association today announced an offer of a two Dollar Cash prize for tile Best suggestion Aslo an inscription on a Cornerstone at the new Rice Stix factory building now under Connie Ion Hen John c. Mchaney or. The Monument Man. Has provided a Granite Cornerstone for the building. Which is being constructed with ands raised by Public subscription and a suitable inscription is being sought by the factory committee of the chamber of Commerce. Suggestions Are to be mailed or delivered to the Cornerstone contest editor. Courier news and must be received at tile courier news office net Laier than wednesday april 21. Hie Section will not be made by the courier news but by the factory committee. Fits of Couri Spanish loyalist transport coveted rebel target e e for Jilk Senate committee hearings will continue for a week or ten Days. Fifty or More visitors will be Rev Thevilla s guests tonight. Washington april 17 up a the Senate judiciary committee decided today to end hearings on president Roosevelt a court Bill in a week or ten Days the committee at an executive session decided that opponents of the court Bill will be permitted to continue testimony As Many Days next week As they desire t in if the proponents wish Lov will but permitted to present witnesses the first three lays of the following week thus u e Coni Mitten s get april 28 As the deadline for ending the Public hearings although it was understood they might be concluded next week if fewer witnesses than actually scheduled Are called the decision was unexpected in View of the desire of a majority of the members of the committee to j close hearings immediately but was understood to have been due j to the desire of the administration to avoid possible charges that they i were seeking to a gag Quot the oppose j lion a air i a a prize target of gunners on Spanish rebel vessels is tills big transport tile Mot Omar recently armed by the Spanish government to shuttle Back and Forth across the Atlantic bringing War supplies from mexican ports. The Mot mar is shown at tile Dock in Vera Cruz As it was loaded wit ii materials of War for a hide and seek voyage to a Spanish loyalist port. Robertson boy to hit by Auto and badly Hurt i the 10-year-old on of to Treytl i Robertson Dairyman was serious a injured when struck by an automobile on Highway 18. Near the family Home yesterday afternoon the automobile was driven by a j negro whose name was not Learned a Ulie child was brought to a pity simians office Here for examination he had several lacerations and bruises about the head no improvement had been noted today so tar As could be ascertained no investigation of the Accident to officers had been asked to it Day . Officials tour District 17 will make recommendation on Dis arsement of loan to retire Bonds. T Appeal to Rier court want decision old a a before Benefit end of present term. To 0. S. The ancients believed that a Small artery ran directly to the heart i rom the fourth Finger of the left hand the custom of placing tile wedding ring on that Finger grew from this belief. Well poll Tell you by bib Burns Between 50 and 60 american automobile association officers and directors it. Tourists services in Middle Western and Eastern cities will arrive in Blytheville late this afternoon completing a weeks my Tor Survey of the highways and Tot Rist attractions of Arkansas the visitors will be guests of the Blytheville chamber of Commerce tonight at dinner at the hotel Noble and will say and the night there As guests of Crawford a Noble the owner. Tomorrow they will continue to St Louis where the party will disband about 40 local businessmen will Dine with the tour directors. B a Lynch will be toastmaster and there will be tour minute talks by c g. Smith. Max b. Reid and Clarence Wilson a few of the visitors will probably be called upon for Impromptu a Marks entertainment Vin be provide by advanced dance pupils of miss Margaret Moffett my by the a Lee club of Harrison negro High school. It has been suggested by the to Al committee in charge of arrangements that Blytheville men planning to attend tonight s dinner come to the hotel at Abou 5 of clock so that if any of the visitors desire to make a Brief tour of the pity and neighbouring country guides my automobiles will be available in the party arranged by the a a at the invitation of the Arkansas Centennial commission will be managers of tour services in Denver. Col. Washington. D. C., and most of the cities of importance Between them news reel censored new York. Apr. 17 it up a ipod users of the Quot March of time Quot Cut from the current Issue of the no is reel today a statement by senator Burton k. Wheeler dem. Mont. Opposing presi Dent Roose ttys supreme court reorganization program the action applied Only to showings of the film in Kansas. The deletion was ordered by the Kansas state Board of review which said the speech was partisan and biased the reel which aroused the Kansas boards action is a Survey of the could controversy. It presents president Roosevelt seated at his desk in his fireside Appeal on March 9 saying that Quot we can not yield our constitutional destiny to the personal judgment of a few men who being fearful of the future would deny us the necessary Means or dealing wit ii the statement by Wheeler wheelers comment then is recorded a you can say that the privilege of appointing postmasters will not be accorded to me. You can say that ill get no More projects for my state. You can say what you please but i say to you to or. Parley to everybody else that i will vote against this proposition because it is morally wrong it is morally unsound it is a dangerous miss Mae Clausen chairman of the Kansas Board of review announced in Kansas City that it War tile Board s a a unanimous opinion that this elimination be theres nothing much worse than gossip although it does have one Good Point. It hurts you when you first hear something Bud about someone you re close to. But it of do git a warm glow of Satis-1 action when you find out the rumours Are unfounded. I went to work for an Uncle of mine Down Home one time who ran a grocery store and i Hud always heard that lie was jest a Little bit Shady in his dealings so the very first Day when he told me to pack a barrel full of apples and git it ready for shipping i asked him ii he wanted me to put the big apples on the top. He glared at me und said Quot done to you Ever dare do a trick like that us Long As you re Workin Lor me a he said Quot you put the biggest apples on the Bottom und the smallest ones on i was so Happy to find out he was honest and i was ashamed of myself for Ever listening to those vile rumours about him. So when i finished packing tile barrel i went to him and told him i was sorry that i said that and he says Quot Well did a finish packing Quot and i said he said Quot did a put the big apples on the Bottom and the Little ones on top a i said Quot yes and i be done nailed the lid he Hays Quot Well now then turn the barrel ui>6ide Down and put a Label on it a this Side copyright 1937, Esquire features inc it cloning Stock prices new York. Apr 17 up a the Stock Market firmed in Dull trading today As a better tone developed in world commodity markets. Trading was around the lightest of the year. A t and t167 Anaconda Copper. 55 Bethlehem steel. 89 Chrysler. 115 economic and arms situations believed involved in visit. Washington. Apr 17 Iupe a the next move in an undercover International chess game which May Lead ultimately to a new move toward world economic or peace conferences was awaited Here in the forthcoming visit to America of Premier Paul Van Zeeland of Belgium. Van Zeeland will meet with president Roosevelt in june although ostensibly his visit is for the purpose of receiving an honorary degree from Princeton University. The Van Zeeland visit acquires special significance from tile fact that he is understood to be a normally comm assumed by great Britain and France to conduct exploratory conversations seeking to determine what Prospect of Success exists for possible new world economic discussions the disarmament question is considered to to involved in thus situation. Despite the potentialities of Hie Van Zeeland visit informed quarters Here believed that the next american move on the International front might More Likely come in connection with the bitter Spanish War. Sohr Here tikes t open conference for settling Canada strike Toronto. Out. Apr. 17 up general mob is and strikers representatives opened their conference toward settlement of the 10-Day old general motors of can Ada strike at Ostia a today at 2 i. M. Hotel strike settled Cincinnati. Apr 17 a Uit it a two hour strike of 700 Servic pm pm Oyes of Cincinnati a largest hotel the Nederland Plaza was settled today at a conference Between the management and strike leaders is arrested in espionage plot organization to assist a it Bels is uncovered Madrid. Madrid apr. 17 Counselor for Public announced that 55 been arrested after a up the order today persons had discovery of country sheriff seizes pair who shot Way out of f. B. I. I rap in Kansas. Suffers minor injuries when struck by train los 3-8 1-2 5-8 7-8 7-8 cities service. 3 general motors. 59 International Harvester 105 1-2 Mckesson Robbins. 14 5-8 Montgomery Ward. 59 3-41 new York Central. 49 Packard. To 1-4 Phillips Petroleum. 57 1-4 radio corp. To 1-2 St Louis san Francisco 3 5-8 Simmons bed. 52 Standard of n j68 7-8 Texas corp. 62 5-8 u s steel. Do 7-8 Chicago wheat Bob Summers about 40, escaped with apparently nothing More serious than a slight head injury when he was struck by a North bound Frisco passenger train at the new Chickasawba Avenue crossing about i of clock tills1 morning. Tile train was pulling out of i the station Here several Hundred j Yards South of the crossing and had not gain d full headway when it struck Summers. Investigators said that the train seemed to have pushed Summers off a Cross tie on which he was sitting. He failed to move from Dis seat As the engine approached. There were indications that Summers was in an intoxicated condition at the time investigators said he received emergency treatment at the Blytheville in Ospital where he was carried in a Cobb ambulance and was to be discharged today. Already however Keck for on record supporting judgeship. At the Carnot the open May,129 3-4 131 Jill 117 5-8 120 High 1-8 Low close 129 130 3-4 117 5-8 119 3-4 new Orleans Cotton new York Cotton new Orleans apr 17 up a Trade buying combined with improved foreign Outlook today pushed Cotton futures up la to 18 Points from yesterdays decline open High Low close May 1328 1331 1321 1325 july 1322 1330 1320 1325 oct 1297 1305 1292 1301 dec 1302 1309 1298 1307 Jan 1304 1310 1304 1310 March 1307 1314 1307 1314 spots closed steady at 1365, up eleven. New Cotton May july oct dec Jan March spots fifteen. York. Apr. 17 up closed steady open High 1334 1334 1326 1337 1303 1309 1295 1301 1291 1303 1296 1308 Low 1334 1325 1296 1289 1291 1295 close 1339 1332 1307 1300 1302 1307 closed steady at 1399, up Chicano Corn no meeting of the Blytheville bar association to name a Delegate to the District convention at Wynne on april 29 to endorse some member of the bar of this Section to succeed tile late Federal judge John e Martineau was expected today. According to newspaper reports conventions of county bars throughout Eastern Arkansas were to be held today for the purpose request of Chancellor j f Ney of Jonesboro president state bar association since the Blytheville bar unanimously adopted a Resolution everal weeks ago endorsing circuit judge o. E Keck of this Cit it is generally believed that any Delegate empowered to represent local lawyers will be instructed to cast votes for Keck at the District a invention. The Osceola bar has gone on record As unanimously favouring congressman w j. Driver pres dispatches from Jonesboro indicate that Driver will receive the endorsement of the Craighead county bar unless the association votes to Send uninstructed delegates As Mississippi county a two bar associations one in each Dis strict of the county it is presumed that each association will Send one 1 Delegate each county being allowed i two under judge of Autney a proposal with delegates to cast one vote j each for every lawyer in j county. Omaha. Neb., april 17 up department of Justice agents Rode off today with two suspected Public enemies captured by a country sheriff As they fled a Federal trap in Topeka kans. Six agents and the prisoners Leit in two cars reportedly headed through Iowa to Topeka where tile men admittedly shot an f b i. Man and two bystanders to Escaip a trap Laid for them in the Post office. Sheriff Homer Sylvester of Plattsmouth neb. And his brother Cass captured them after they had kidnapped a country doctor to obtain medical Aid. The fugitives lost themselves in Plattsmouth town of a few streets followed a Blind Road and were found stranded on a River Bank they gave up without a fight agents obtained the men from Sylvester and brought them to Omaha where they said they were Gerald Lewis 46. Ulias Alfred Power. And Robert j Suhay. The investigators found $11,000 in the menus effects reported. A rebel espionage organization Iii tile capital. He said tile spies had prepared a manifesto to be issued if and when general Francisco Franco entered Madrid. Win new victories Madrid. April 17 it up it a sudden to Alist push toward Teruel. A walled City 72 Miles Northwest of Valencia won three towns for the government today and threatened to break an insurgent drive to isolate Catalonia i the loyalists captured Visiedo. Lindon and Argent in rapid succession. Army dispatches sported these towns in Central Spain on the Aragon front paved the Way i for a further Advance to the strategic Heights of Cerro Gordo whence the governmental launched an attack on Zehida nine Miles Northwest of Teruel. The Teruel Campaign followed tile lines of the present Campaign by government troops further South in the Cordoba area where Quot mop oing up Quot operations after the loyalist Victory at Poz Blanco have brought Back hundreds of Square Miles of territory under the government Flag two children killed Valencia. Apr 17 up children were killed and a wounded today in a rebel raid at Alme Irla. The station there was damaged railway slightly about it was charge illegal Sale of liquor at Armorel a final inspection of drainage District 17. Preliminary to action on disbursement of the $1,669,500 loan authorized last summer for use in settling the District s $3. J 704.500 bonded debt was made today by Chauncey Dodds and w j r Satterfield for the reconstruct i Tion finance corporation accompanied by Clifton ii Scott receiver b a Lynch. J h Crain Aud v i Holland com a mis loners a. Vav Antick a former commissioner and i Vav Meyer and c g. Redman Engln-111 i Eer and auditor of the District. They toured much of the North pm and Western parts of tile county to gain a first hand knowledge of conditions throughout tin District a favourable report it is believed. Would result in disbursement of the loan and final settlement within a few weeks of the District s debt it 52 1-2 cents in the Dollar. The District has on hand Cash to make up the difference Between the 45 cents re Prest need by the pending loan and the 55 cents required to retire the debt under an agreement with the bondholders and to pay the expenses of a bondholders protective committee and of retiring the Bonds at noon when members of the party were luncheon guests of or Scott at the hotel Noble following an automobile tour of the Eastern part of the District neither or Dodd nor or Satterfield was willing to indicate what recommendation would prolific. However or Satterfield has a first hand acquaint with tills Section dating Back More than 40 years expressed himself us impressed with the development which has taken place in recent years this morning the party drove to Calumet inspected by boat the Points at which the state line levee broke during last Winter s flood and made a Circle to tin East through Yarbro. Number nine Huffman and Armorel. A lids no Ter noon was to be devoted to til Western and Southern parts of the District with particular attention to the Buffalo Creek and Milligan Ridge sections where the District has about 15, he acres of land under Sale contracts chiefly to Small Farmers. Washington. Apr. 17 up attorney general Homer s Cummings today announced the jul tire department will file immediately in the supreme court a petition for review of the decision handed Down by the first circuit court of appeals holding the social Security act old ago pro Ision unconstitutional. Quot the government will request that the Edison electric illuminating company Case involving the old age Benefit provision of Hie social Security act be set Down for argument at the session of Hie supreme court beginning april 26.&Quot Cummings said. Quot tills will make possible a determination of the matter prior to the adjournment of the court it the end of the present of age provisions held void the first circuit court of appeals held by a two to on decision yesterday that both Hie old age and unemployment insurance provisions of the social Security act were unconstitutional. Quot tile entire plan viewed As a whole Quot the court declared Quot is an attempt to do indirectly what Congress cannot do directly and to assume National control Over a subject clearly within the Juris diction of the the decision came while the United states supreme court was digesting arguments As to tile constitutionality of the unemployment insurance provisions of the act. The circuit court of appeals of new Orleans upheld the Validity of the statute. Itte Case was carried to the supreme court and arguments already have been held. Violates state rights ruling on tile old age assistance provision the first circuit court said yesterday hut new Deal Nua aaa. Guffey Coal. Railway retirement and child labor acts Quot All remind us that unless the courts Are continually on guard to preserve the dual form of our government As founded by our forefathers the states will indeed become Mere a geographical subdivisions of our National the ably who a Nee two Man air Ach open High Low close May 122 1-4 126 1-4 122 1-4 126 3-4 Jill 113 1-2 117 113 1-2 116 5-8 Hie British colonial Empire had an area of 2,000.000.000 Square mites and a population of 50.000 too Washington. Apr 17 up director j. Edgar Hoover of the Federal Bureau of investigation today announced the arrest of Joseph Heck 28, at Brooklyn on charges of aiding Robert j. Suhay and Alfred Power in the Katonah new York Batik robbery. Volcanoes of Hawaii have unique features Honolulu to h it up Colo. Sal is just another adjective e to j Quot angers in the u s National Park on Hawaii Island. 220 Miles Southeast of Here since they have begun comparing data on the natural features under their guardianship. The most Westerly Park in America contains the rangers report the following a Supor Lutiva features i Wivi Kilauea the world s largest Active Volcano. Haleakala tile world largest extinct Volcano. Mauna Kea the highest Mountain in the world rising directly from the sea 13 825 feet Mauna Loa <13.675 fee the largest single Mountain mass in the world and the world most symmetrical Mountain Hal Maumau tile Only volcanic fire pit in the world who one May safely drive an automobile to the very Brink of tile Crater r. B Stout head of the state Revenue department s office hero said today that Lee Wilson and comply will face trial in municipal court monday on a charge of Selling alcoholic liquor at retail without a state permit. The company is alleged to have sold liquor at its general merchandise store at Anjorel. It is understood that an application filed by the company Tor a permit was rejected. Paul Hyrum local merchant entered a plea of guilty to a charge of overloading a truck tills morning and was fined $10 the Case of the Carabine Karsch company charged with operating a truck without proper i ice of was continued Bond posted by the Armorel it drug company on a charge of exhibiting a gaming device has been forfeited. Tile Bond included an amount sufficient to Tov r u $100 Fine and costs. Judgment has been suspended in the Case of old Carl Lee charged with reckless driving r g. Dirda and Emmett Watson were fined $10 on charges of Public drunkenness. A similar charge has been docketed against Tom Young. Pacific air mail heavy san Francisco it up Cali normans simply cannot get their mail delivered too quickly. Last i year 2,052,313 pounds of air mail went out of the state or the equivalent of 72,000,000 letters cock arrives to head Peacock flock at Park a cock to head the Peacock flock prox used for Walker Park Ai rivet today and will to placed in a pen at tile Park. Already occupied by two hens in time to be viewed by visitors to the Park tomorrow. It will be necessary to keep i the Birds penned up for several we is. According to c. G. Smith whose idea it was to establish Hie peacocks in the Park but utter the it Nee around the Nark is completed they will in permitted to roam at Large Steamer crashes into freighter hurting two Baltimore my april 17. Ltd a the Bay Steamer Yorktown crashed into a freighter in tile lower Harbor today injuring two passengers and causing panic among 40 others Quick action from members of the Crew prevented serious trouble is frightened passengers ran from thei staterooms to the deck after the crash. Life belts were Given to the passengers who wore them until assured thy Yorktown was Iii no danger. Six persons die in California Accident Bakersfield cai., apr 17 up a six persons wire killed and a our injured in a collision Between a Light truck and a passenger Auto today on the paso Robles Highway about to Miles West of lost Hills today. All the dead and injured were residents of Bakersfield. Those killed were William a Baker. Franks 46, William Manuel w. Ezell 42, Wood 15. Truck and William f. Graham 39, bulgar cheetah occupants of Hie Jack Reynolds. 55. A pedestrian killed by Auto near Corning Corning. Ark apr 17 up a pedestrian tentatively id inputted As t j. Green about 60, of Indiana was killed Early today when an automobile struck him on the Highway near Here. The Driver of Hie car said he was blinded by the lights of another machine no charges were made against the Driver. Blast buries miners passenger in the automobile. First Quarter taxes Are payable april 19 monday april 19, is Hie last Day for payment of the first Quarter instalment of state and county taxes unless the time is extended. Today no announcement Extension of time was coming. Weather of an Forth Arkansas probably thundershowers tonight and sunday Coolen sunday and in West portion tonight. Memphis and Vicinity Cloudy tonight and sunday probably showers and cooler sunday. Cop Apo Chile apr. 17 up a i the maximum temperature Here five miners were reported buried yesterday was 71, minimum 42, today in a disaster at the Billa dear according to Samuel b nor Vista mine at Sierra Portillo Ris official weather observer

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