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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - August 10, 1937, Blytheville, Arkansas Blytheville courier news the dominant newspaper Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri Blytheville courier Blytheville Herald Blytheville daily news Mississippi Valley Leader single copies five Centi volume Xxxiv no. 123no Relief from heat in sight Daytona Beach Fla aug. To up four men were killed and five seriously injured when a 14-passenger Douglas air liner the Eastern air lines struck a newly constructed Power line As it was taking off from Shell Field today and crashed us feet to Earth. The dead were j. Triana Mexico City plunger j. M Phi i pot Kingston Jamaica passenger flight Captain Stuart Dietz Washington 1> c., and Miami Pilot Robert Reed Miami. You were right when you said last night was the hottest night the summer. The minimum temperature during Hie night was 76 which is the highest recorded since last year. Yesterday was a hot Day too with the official thermometer soaring to 98 for the second High the season. August has been torrid As everyone knows with six the ten Days having above 95 and each Day the month so far has been above 90 degrees. The hottest Day was in late june when the Mercury went to too and there were 17 Days above 90 in the first summer month but the High night Reading was 60 in july there were 20 Days that the red line went above 90 but the High for the month was 95. At noon today the thermometer was 97 and still climbing with the hottest Day the summer almost certain. Bumper crop finds lower Belt clamouring for pick Senate committee gives sub committee authority to act Milner hurries Back to Washington Bailey remains non committal Little Rock aug. To. Up a quiet prevailed today Arkansas political front As congressman John e. Miller Searcy candidate the revolting democrats for United states senator sped toward Washington and gov. Carl e. Bailey the state Central committee s nominee maintained his usual silence. Miller nominated to run against the governor at yesterdays convention left last night for the a Tiona capital to vote against the Black Connery wage and hours Bill before returning Here to open his Campaign. The chief executive in a press conference declined to comment yesterday s a a Rump convention but talked at great length the heat wave under which the state is sweltering and his visit to the state american legion convention in hot Springs. Close friends and advisers the chief executive expressed Surprise at the result the convention tile revolting democrats but refuse to become excited Over the outcome the special election. It was indicated that the governor May establish Campaign Headquarters in the downtown District from which to direct his drive for votes. Millers supporters and advisers said that temporary Headquarters would be maintained in the hotel where the conference was held but a larger place probably would be needed later. Representative John l. Mcclellan who first was mentioned As a candidate to oppose the governor and who withdrew in Millers favor before the a Trump Quot convention was called to order left Early today for Washington. Mcclellan it was said will take an Active part in Millers Campaign. Dam As tex., aug. To up a the lower Section the nation s Cotton Belt from the Rio Grande to Central Texas was staggered today by the burdens a bumper crop and the problems a labor shortage. Tile Harvest was in full swing. There was such a demand for workers that several localities enforced strict embargoes their men and loafers were conscripted to the Fields. Relief workers were being stricken from the Rolls and told to pick Cotton. Many them objected to the one Dollar a a average wage in the Cotton Fields and trouble was feared at several places including san Antonio where police chief Owen Kilday put state Relief offices under guard after 1.000 Relief workers were told to pick Cotton. Transportation facilities were overtaxed and Cotton gins were running All night. 250,000 pickers in Fields an estimated 260,000 pickers were in Hie Fields Texas which produces one third the nations Cotton and exports 90 per cent Ull it grows. Several factors entered the labor situation. One was the unseasonable ripening the crop. Ruins retarded Cotton in the extreme South and hot weather advanced it farther North. The bolls opened simultaneously in the entire one third Texas. Ordinarily the itinerant army pickers would begin at the Southern and work northward with the maturing crop. This year pickers were needed in a wide area at once the Quality there is reported to be the Best in about eight years largely strict middling. Last year it was middling to strict middling. Much the crop was still in i i Ell the weather and Weevils. General Rains would ruin the Staple and Grade. Delayed picking would cause the shedding Young fruit and Force Hie Plant into new growth. Tile South Texas crop should be harvested in two More weeks favourable weather the North Texas crop will be due in to Days and the West Texas crop about sept. I. About the same time the Harvest will begin in Oklahoma where the estimate is for 891,000 Bales compared with Only 209,000 last year. Tie to year average in Oklahoma however is 1,109.000 Bales. Governor tells fax sol Liers i heir organization has justified itself hot Springs aug to. Governor Bailey addressing the opening session tin 19<h convention tile Arkansas department american legion told delegates that their organization was Hie Only one its kind in the nation composed former soldiers who after tin smoke Buttle had cleared were not Content to rest upon laurels won but had carried a War in tile interest humanity. He said the american legion was a a the Pioneer in Hie great program social governor Bailey received an ovation after he had been introduced by Jerome Thompson Fayetteville former state commander who praised the governor for the service he has been rendering Tim people Arkansas. Recalling tin aggressions that had led a it the world War governor Bailey said it would be dim out to picture what conditions would have been today had not the United 1 states placed the full Force its manpower and resources into the fight and Defeated a a mud Man who had ambitions to control and dictate to the Jie Oples the tile governor said the american legion had jus fled its existence entire state shelters Little Rock aug. To. Up a a the Momi ter Reading too degrees was reported Here at noon today by the United states weather Bureau. Employ s the Bureau predicted that u Gigli 102 degrees probably would be readied before Nightfall. This Mark the highest the year at la am surpassed yesterdays 99 As the Mercury slowly passed the Century Mark. Other sections the state at noon reported similar High readings with fort Smith reporting 102 at noon and Clarksville 101 Bot i cities yesterday reported readings More than too. The bureaus forecast for tomorrow offered no Relief from Hie heat. Until the pea went to work it. Hie neat trim Federal slum elimination project in Cleveland o., Center foreground above with its tidy buildings and planning was nothing More than an area shacks and dilapidated warehouses known As a whiskey shown dwarfed against the downtown Skyline the City the development Cost $2,80 0,000, and is one three such projects in Cleveland. It will be aupied in Hie fall providing Homes for 620 Low income families. City Council to hold monthly meeting tonight tile Blytheville City Council will meet in regular monthly session at the City Hall tonight it 7 30 clock with a plea tile would be purchaser a local Beer Garden business for a permit to sell Beer As the Only mutter other than routine business Likely to come before the body. No discussion tonight a possible refunding Bomi Issue a pro Jose a freight loading platform Railroad Street Between main and Ash streets meters previously discussed is anticipated. Hope. Aug. 9 a tile annual meeting the Arkansas sheriffs and collectors association will be held Here today. Mayor Albert Graves has proclaimed a Holiday and All City offices will be closed. State representatives and senators from every Arkansas county have been invited in addition to several state officials. The morning program will be devoted to band concerts mass singing quartets trios and garnets and contests. Hie Welcome address will be made by mayor Graves with the response by sheriff Brewster Jefferson county. Sheriff w. C. Cruce Drew county prudent the association will preside. Lieut. Gov. Robert Bailey will speak in the afternoon. Oiler addresses Are scheduled by Jack Holt attorney general d. L Ford state Revenue commissioner Ned Stewart prosecuting attorney the eighth circuit. W. S. Atkins City attorney Hope will be master ceremonies. Lieutenant governer Bailey will be introduced by senator John l. Wilson Hope. Sister Steele Man a route to visit brother Federal land Bank refund checks amount to $1,200 ring i a in year Quot found port Huron Mich. Up mrs. Charles f. Taylor is we Allup her wedding ring again tor to first time in to years. Children playing a Lake Huron Beach near Here found it in Tim Sand where mrs. Taylor lost it while she was visiting Lier Slater at a summer cottage. Tile ring had not been damaged Steele mo., aug. Ion funeral services were held4 Here yesterday afternoon for miss Retha All Britton 22, new Orleans who died in a Pine Bluff ark., Hospital sunday injuries received in an automobile Accident near Pine j Bluff last thursday. Miss Allbritton was Hurt while j Enro Ute Here from new Orleans to visit her brother Curry f. Allbritton Well known Steele merchant. Her sister. Miss Eva Allbritton and a Friend miss Arkie Weise also new Orleans who were accompanying her were less seriously Hurt. Miss Eva Allbritton will be brought Here to conv Alesce and miss Weise has already been returned to new Orleans. The Rev. J. S. Compere who is conducting a revival at the Baptist Church Here and tile Rev j. W. Cunningham and the Rev. M. A. Massey local ministers officiated at the funeral services and interment was made it mount Zion cemetery. Geo. Doyle Secretary treasurer three National farm loan associations reports that he has received a bundle refund checks from the Federal land Bank St. Louis for Farmers in Mississippi county who Are members the associations. The checks represent the difference in interest paid by members the three National farm loan associations Between the emergency 3la per cent rate recently extended by congressional action Abd the contract rate Federal land Bank Loans. Tile refund was made necessary by the interim Between the expiration the old Law june 30 and Nal action by Congress july 22, extending the emergency 3l per cent rate land Bank Loans . Doyle said. Or Doyle stated that the refund checks received by the three National farm loan associations is a part 10,000 such checks sent out by the Federal land Bank St. Louis to farm owners in Illinois Missouri and Arkansas. Tile checks will be mailed out to members the Mississippi county associations. There were 37 checks for refund july 1st payments amounting to about $1,200, . Doyle also states that he is now taking applications and closing Loans for the first time in several years in drainage District 17 for the Low interest Loans. Bodies postmortem baby Mother placed in single casket Philadelphia aug. To up mrs. Mary Bodcaw sin and Lier baby who lived for 46 hours being taken from Lier Mother s dead body were burled in a single casket today. Frances Mary Piip sciences a Miracle babies a because she was delivered alive through the rare postmortem caesarean Section Lay in the Crook her mothers left Ann As the Plain Grey coffin was lowered into a grave in holy redeemer cemetery. Curiosity seekers lured by the spotlight turned the Humble wife an italian immigrant and ids daughter during the past week climbed atop Tomb tones and tence posts the better to stare at the coffin As two undertakers Kielp Jers let it Down slowly by straps. Missing capital Beauty hunted farm debt committee to meet aug. 17 debt burdened Farmers and farm tenants who face serious complications from debt problems despite efforts to meet their obligations have an Opportunity to consult with Hie Mississippi couty farm debt act j us then t committee when it meets it Blytheville tuesday aug. 17, it was announced today by j. H. Smart chairman the group. The meeting will be held at the county agents office in the courthouse Here at to a. In. Services tire committee Are free to All debt burdened Farmers their creditors and tire information arum procedure matters Are held in Confidence by the committeemen. Tile committee the chairman said is often Able to help Farmers and their creditors get together in an Effort to find a solution to their problems that will Benefit both and enable tile Farmer to carry . Persons desiring information about Hie services and functions the committee should Contact the chairman Hie a rehabilitation supervisor the Extension agent. All negro jury fines negro wife deserter Walnut i role ark., aug. To. Up a an All negro jury first in Arkansas since reconstruction Days and believed to be first in tile states history showed no leniency for one the race to. H. A troubles Quot Wilson. Justice j. P. Israel White sub penned the All negro jury which fined Quot troubles $50 and costs for wife desertion. King honors Baker Budapest up a Anton Olah a Baker reportedly Lias received from Hie King Italy a pass Good italian railways As a Token appreciation for a loaf bread sent to the King a recent visit to Budapest. Musicians entertain Lions club members Drivers escape injury automobiles Are damaged Turkey Gobbler found with Mother Complex the Lions club members were entertained today at their weekly luncheon meeting at tile hotel Noble by mrs. Robert smart formerly Here und now Richmond va., As soloist with mrs Murray smart As accompanist. Mrs. Smart is the guest her parents . Und mrs. E. D Ferguson. Rep. Ivy w Crawford was a guest. New York Cotton new York aug to up a Cotton closed steady. Open High Low close oct. 1030 1042 1029 1039 dec. 1027 1035 1026 1032 Jan. 1030 1038 1029 1035 mar. 1041 1048 1040 1044 May. 1040 1051 1040 1047 jul. 1050 1050 1044 1050 spots closed quiet at 1079. Off 3. R we it re Tell to you requires blood tests local food handlers bowl goldfish flown 3,416-mile journey it was announced today by . C. E. Wilson City health officer that certificates to be issued in the drive to enforce health regulations at Public places where food is handled must show Laboratory blood tests have been made. Each person handling food in a Public place must have not Only a health certificate issued by recognized physicians but also there must be attached a Laboratory blood test certificate from a recognized Laboratory . Wilson said. Persons who handle food in Public places Are subject to Public health regulations and the drive is being sponsored by . Wilson in cooperation with the Mississippi county health unit. Miami Fla up a goldfish have joined the ranks those who travel by air. Gen. Oscar r. Benavides president Peru was responsible. He ordered that several dozen the finny creatures be shipped to him from the United states a 3,416-mile trip from Miami a International pan american Airport to Lima Peru. By Bob Burns livestock a Lafayette Sedan owned by John Mcdowell which was stolen last night was found Abano fined this morning near Steele. Tile car was taken from Walker Park where Mcdowell had parked it while Fie was at the swimming Pool. He had hidden the keys in an Ash tray and the robbers apparently found these and drove Hie car away sometime Between 8 and 9 15 clock. When found the License Hie car had been changed for a Missouri License and the car was locked with All windows roiled up. Fast St. Louis 111., aug. To up a hogs 4,500 top 13.25. 170-230 lbs., 13.00-1350 140-160 lbs., 10 25-12.80. Bulk sows 11.00-11.66 cattle 5,000. Western steers 9 10-1200. Other steers 11.00-14.65. Slaughter steers 6.75-16.26 mixed yearlings and heifers 6.00-id.. Slaughter heifers 5.50-15 00, beef cows 5.25-8 00, cutters and Low cutters 375 4.75. Weather bees train to successfully Moscow up a a school has been started at the Moscow scientific research Institute to teach bees to feed Only one kind Flower and thus improve the Quality and Quantity their Honey. By placing a Quantity the desired Flower in the immediate Vicinity the hives the bees Are soon accustomed to the smell that Flower and will feed no other. Chicago Corn

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