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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - August 15, 1935, Blytheville, Arkansas Blytheville Courter news vol. Xxxii no. 129 Blytheville courier Blytheville daily Newt a he Ville Herald Mim Lee i up i Valley header the in min ant newspaper of Northeast Arkansas Ani Southeast Missouri Blyth Kyi Elk Arkansas thursday August 15, 19115 single fiks Pivk tin Shoffa ,4 Man killed As car hits tree Huey demands a a Liberal president Cabinet members take a Cut at Melon feast state not tet hiding resumed sats Heil to beat Hoover fears government pm ploys will give president renomination new York. Aug. 15 up a senator Liney p. Long of Louisiana today made a qualified announcement of his candidacy for president in 1936. Long said he would run As an Independent if president Roosevelt is renominated by the democrats and if Herbert Hoover runs again under the Republican Banner. Quot i would prefer a Long added a to have either the democrats or the republicans nominate a candidate like senator �rep., i dem., it rep., it dem., �?�rep., n Dot n. . Long senator senator senator Liberal Borah Wheeler capper Mcgill Norris guardsman d. Acquitted in army trial dead j. 0. Sugg Reddy to Stadt in nodded belief program zone last night Aid to must Law ii unemployable Blytheville Auto gets scare crack near la await agreement an cd methods neb senator Nye rep or senator Frazier rep did members of president Roosevelt a Cabinet were Cut in on a Good time by Secretary of Commerce Daniel c. Roper when he gave a Watermelon party at Washington i. C. Pitted against each other above left to right. Attorney general Homer s. Cummings Secretary Roper Secretary of agriculture Wallace and Secretary of Interior Harold l. Ickes. Are. Henry not say whether he would enter the democratic presidential primaries next year $5,000, a xxx Campaign fund Quot it begins to look like the republicans Are dominated by Hoover and the Federal employees will nominate Roosevelt Long continued. Quot there have been men who have sacrificed for a Liberal government and i personally have spent a Fortune. There is no glance with either Hoover or Roosevelt for this country to be prosperous. We need a candidate with Liberal policies to give the country a a if we Dan prevent the democrats from sending government employees As delegates to the National convention we can lick Roosevelt then or if he is nominated. We can lick him in the Long said. Quot Roosevelt knows that it takes employees to nominate him. He is using the $5,000,000,000 Campaign fund of the spa More ruthlessly than i Ever used a private will fight Joe t. Long said there was a Good Chance to Block Roosevelt a nomination at the National convention but he did not propose himself As a democratic candidate. He would bide his time for another four years he said. He pointed to his organizations Success in defeating the regular factions in Arkansas Louisiana and Mississippi As evidence of the strength he could swing throughout the nation. All classes of people would follow him. He asserted i except the Quot bloated Quot if they nominate those two Birds Quot Long said referring to Roosevelt and Hoover a a in la beat both of them. All you can get from Roosevelt and Hoover is a one Way ticket straight to i Long said he would enter the senatorial fights of Arkansas and Mississippi next year to oppose Joe t Robinson and Pat Harrison. Memphis judge jury deadlocked nine three for acquittal Fitzhugh to i of restrains Kennett from erecting Light Plant St. Louis to. Aug. 15 if a the u. S. Circuit court of appt Ahi today tiered issuance of a temporary injunction to Previ it the City of Kennett mo., from obtaining Fua fun to erect a municipal electric Light Plant. Memphis aug. 15 up a a mistrial w As declared today in the i cases of City judge Lewis t. Fitzhugh and three other defendants charged with theft of $32,000 in an alleged City court Fine remission Racket. Criminal judge Phil Wallace ordered the mistrial after jury Foreman j. H. White reported Quot we Are hopelessly deadlocked at nine to three for the Case went to the jury at. 4 55 of clock tuesday afternoon.1 taking 30 minutes out for dinner the jurors considered the evidence until to of clock before retiring tuesday night. Yesterday morning their Deli j rations were resumed at 9 30. At 12 30 they took an hour off for j lunch. From 1 30 to 5 10, their discussion continued. After dinner the 12 men re four killed Falls As plane in Cotton Field e fifty Pei cent due lion in 1936 a is Bilitz Fie says Gilmer tex., aug. 15 up a four persons were killed when a Delta air lines mail and passenger plane crushed and burned in attempting a forced Landing in a Cotton Field near Here last Midnight. The dead were Andy Dixon 29, of Monroe la the Pilot Herbert Buckley 22, Wichita Falls tex., co Pilot and j w. Thompson 23, Atlanta and t. A Ivy 45, Birmingham ala., passengers. Shooting suspect is believed near Newport the or. The Newport. Ark aug. 15 up i a according to chief of police i Guy Martin of Newport a Man turned to the jury room and be j suspected of being. James Wilson charge gun again the task of trying to arrive at a decision regarding judge Fitzhugh Warner l. Clark former City court clerk and two attorneys Charles j. Julian Walsh m. Or. Cohen and War department Relief work funds released new York Cotton new Cotton oct dec Jan mar May jul. Spots 15 15 up York aug. Closed steady. Open High Low 1108 1135 1097 1092 1120 1088 11101084 Hoo. 1082 1098 1080 1092 closed steady at 1170, up 1085 1083 1097 1078 1073 close 1130 1115 Hio 1099 1095 1085 new Orleans Cotton new Orleans aug. 15 up a strength came into the Cotton Market alter an easier opening today and prices closed More than 50 cents a Bale higher. Open High Low Oft. Hoo 1130 1094 dec. Logs 1115 Jan. 1083 1103 Matt. 1081 1094 May. 1079 1094 Jal. 1076 1082 spots closed steady at 1155, up 15. Washington. Aug 15 up a president Roosevelt today released $971,902 of the $4,000,000,000 work Relief fund to the quartermaster corps of the War department for 62 projects in 30 states. The projects included for Arkansas. Fayetteville National cemetery $2,200, and fort Smith National cemetery $2,000. Pem Scot gets $67,000 for spa Road building Jefferson City �?allocation of spa funds for the building of farm to Market roads in Missouri announced Here this week includes provision for expenditure of $67,000 in Pem Scot county and $15,600 in Dunklin county. Closing Stock prices new York. Aug. 15 up a Wall Street traders of iterated Cau 1081 1083 1079 1079 1076 close 1124 1107 1103 1094 1092b 1082 piously today and Dull and irregular. Stocks turned Chicago wheat de open 86 7-8 89 High 88 90 3-8 Low 86 7-8 89 close 87 3-89 i Chicago Corn sep Deil open 76 1-4 57 1-4 High 77 7-8 58 1-8 Low 76 1-4 57 close 77 1-4 57 a t. And to. 140 1-2 Anaconda Copper 17 1-4 Beth. Steel. 35 3-8 Chrysler. 61 1-4 cities service. 2 5-8 coca cola. 232 1-4 Gen. Am. Tank 38 1-4 Gen. Electric. 32 3-8 Gen. Motors. 42 7-8 int. Harvester. Mckesson Robbins. 6 1-2 Montgomery Ward 35 1-2 n. Y. Central. 22 5-8 Packard. 7-8 Phillips pet. 25 radio. 1-4 St. . Of. I 1-2 Simmons Beds. 14 7-8 Standard of n a. 46 3-4 Texas co. 20 1-2 u. S. Smelting. 1-4 u. S. Steel 43 sulfite. 3 3-4 wanted at Little Rock on a of shooting two men who had befriended Hun near Sheridan Ark and wrecking their truck stopped at a negro woman a House Here this morning to ask where he could find a negro doctor to Quot Patch me he showed the negro woman cuts on his right Arm. Treated for knife wound after night club fracas Arthur Masterson 30. Is in the Blytheville Hospital with a knife wound in the Chest which he said he received in a fight at a night club North of the state line last night. His condition is not critical and he May be dismissed from the Hospital today. Masterson who came Here recently from Harrison to accept a position in a local Barber shop said he was stabbed when he attempted to Aid a Friend who was fighting with two other men at the club. He was also struck in the face w Ith a Quot Black Jack Quot but not seriously Hurt. Methuselah of mule Dom Dies at j. H. Young farm a mule one of two owned by j. H Young route i and believed a to by the oldest in Mississippi county died this morning at or. You mrs a farm at the age of 34. Or. Young has owned the two 1 mules since they were born. J that the surviving animal is i undoubtedly the oldest mule in the county is attested by or. L. S. Brisco veterinarian who says that he knows of no Oiler anywhere near the age of 34 the average lifetime of a mule is Between 12 and 14 years according to or. Briscoe. Little Rock arks Cully a. Cobb chief of the aaa Cotton Section indicated to Hie state Cotton allotment Board at the Federal building yesterday that the government might ask a reduction in Cotton acreage in 1936 up to 50 per cent to balance Supply against demand. A definite plans for the new program will be announced i rom Washington shortly so that the Farmer will know details of program Early in the fall a Cobb said. A whatever is done Farmer May rest assured that administration will not permit Bottom to fall out of the Market. work Iii state or. Cobb was particularly pleas i de with the Progress made so far by the Cotton Board with its handling of Cotton tax exemption Sand with the Cotton program in Arkansas generally. He did not seem disturbed Over the possible Fate of the aaa at the hands of Hie supreme court having already indicated at a speech at Baton Rouge tuesday night that the a route of amendment always Lay before the . Cobb indicated that plans for 1936 would not differ materially from the current set up. And that if additional land was taken out of Cotton to reduce the carry cover it would be paid for at the parity rate now in operation. The Cotton chief declined to say whether the 12-cent Cotton Loans would be continued but he did say that Quot whatever is necessary to working Down production will be put into the Cotton program and other administration agricultural measures have had a Good effect on business generally or. Cobb said and he attributes the Rise in the Industrial business Chart from a Low of 55 per cent of Normal in 1932 to 86 per cent August i in a great measure to the farm program. Little Rock aug 15 up Arkansas unemployable and aged Are expected to be without Aid 1 tomorrow As they Are dropped i Rem the National Relief Rolls. The state welfare com Ini Don at a late hour today was not completely organized to assume their care. A meeting of tile welfare commission will be held Friday morning at which a final Effort will be made to Iron out details for the first payment to the two classes. The commission at a previous meeting set aside $75,000 to be distribute from artist 16 to september 16. Contradictory opinions As to the method of payment to the unemployable a it j old age pensioners is blamed for delay in setting up plans Lur the first payment due Friday. The attorney general a office has held that funds included in the $76,000 but earmarked for old age pensions shall not be distributed among the unemployable and that warrants for each recipient of the old age pension must be made Ort and mailed by the welfare commissioner. The same opinion holds that funds for unemployable can be sent to the various county boards in a single Check for distribution among unemployable. The commission in its county setup has provided for the payment of both old ase pensions and unemployable Relief by the county boards. From reliable sources it was Learned today that Secretary Prewitt world recommend to the com i Mission that state Aid to Unzem be Given in the form Jie of food clothing House rent and to let medical attention instead of in Cash As is the custom in other states. A final decision on whether pay menus will be made in Cash or commodities will be made at the commission s Friday meeting. As Allanc Art y guns re pos attorney general holds Marble machines illegal town has 3 mayors within 15 Little Rock. Assistant attorney general j Hugh Wharton held yesterday that operation of Quot Marble machines Quot was a violation of the Law regardless of whether players Are Given any Reward the opinion was written after an inquiry was received from chief of police Joe Emerson or. Of Mena. Emerson asked if it was Legal to operate the machines when players were Given no rewards and if operation was Legal if the players were Given Metal slugs for Good scores tile slugs being of no Cash or Trade value. A in our opinion the operation of Marble tables is a violation of the Law. And the Law makes no distinction Between Marble tables operated where there is no Reward Given to the players and tables where rewards Are Given for Good scores no matter what the Reward May be a the opinion held. Wharton said the state supreme court had held that Marble tables were gambling devices Quot because the Only reasonable and profitable use to which they May be put is use in minutes a game of in tax on intoxicants Holloway o up. A Hollo Futrell suggests Cut Way in the space of a Quarter of a an hour recently was governed by j three mayors. Mayor f c. Mcgrath gave up the Post to move to Pittsburgh j Council president William Kennedy. Naturally next in line eschewed the Job As soon As he was notified of his advancement. Next the Council elected Harry von Fossen who reappointed Kennedy president of the Council. Sporadic shooting following the gunfire of Early tuesday that resulted in injury of two White men and a negro kept the Arkansas Missouri state line uneasy last night. Rumours that could not be confirmed had it that Hilbert Utley s night club at Holland mo., was tired upon Early this morning at least however the Vicinity of the night club was the scene of shooting earlier in tile night that gave a party of Blytheville Oris us some anxious moments the party consisting of misses Sam Tyne Lou Damron and Ava Mcdaniel j Jack Parker and Cyril Corley was i returning from a trip to Steele when shooting broke out As they i slowly passed the darkened night club in their Coupe. Alter the first Slot from the direction at the night j club other shots were fired from the Side of the Road a the car sped i past but none struck the machine it was about to o clock. Rumours of the firing upon the night club had it that the place was shot into after Midnight by gunmen passing in a car it we also rumoured that an employee of Utley was shot but confirmation of this report was also lacking. Hailey Benin Harry Bailey whose state line service station and cafe were riddled by gunfire Early tuesday when two Midi were wounded denied that the firing upon Utley s night club of such occurred was an act of retaliation on the part of his group. Quot they re trying to run me off and ruin my business so they ran control the slate line Quot Bailey said Quot but i Don t know anything about any j j shooting upon their place. I did no to j do it and i would be foolish Tai do it i hey re trying their ties to put me where cd break my pay role from Federal prison and have to go Back a Bailey said it was either stay and take cure of what he had it the line or run or and he did t have i anywhere else to go. Quot they re ruining my business Quot j tile one time Czar of the state line sector said. Bailey indicated this morning that he might close his cafe at night for awhile but said that pm Cople trading with his service station and cafe would be protected. There was some shooting around i Bailey s station Early last night. Employees opened up with their guns when several men were seen slipping up on tin station from the rear. Across a Field it was said at Bailey a station. Apparently no one was Hurt blames business rivalry Bailey charges that Utley and a Man named Murphy Are trying to muscle in on his state line business from their stronghold at Holland a few Miles away. Bailey said sheriff de Juden of Pem Scot county was in his store tuesday morning when Murphy telephoned and said he was a going to get me. Quot i just put the receiver up to jul Den s ear and let him listen a Bailey declared. Regardless of the merits or their causes he Quot Border War a appeared certain today to place a heavy penalty on the business of both Bailey and Utley As Well As other business men along the state line. Increase sales of gasoline Long the most lucrative legitimate source of income at the a a line because of the Low Missouri tax. Were reported in Blytheville and state line stations were complaining of h marked falling of in their business. Camp Clark Nevada to aug 16 up private Ray Bixler j 19, Missouri National guard Anan was acquitted today by a military court of manslaughter charges. In the first Missouri court mar of consequence in almost t to i decades the Pem Scot county youth pleaded that the fatal shooting of miss Harriet Hasty. 40. Paragould Ark., in Dunklin county last Spring was accidental. The 14 Man military court deliberated less than two hours miss Hasty was wounded fatally when a car in which she was Riding with Max West. Of Paragould. Ark. Tailed to halt when Bixler ordered. Seriously Dort i la Fin an Armorel scene of in Alai i his morning r o a i Accident c d. Adkisson i am Inonu family Community was and Vav o Sugg serious a injured Hopson is Best Sena i Choy i rollers add to await Ghana de a to qui electric wizard aug. 15 up apparently von game of Quot hop got Howard c Washington the House today the congressional son Hopson whore with the House leading by a nose in a bitter race to establish a prior claim on testimony of the associated a and electric wizard chairman Hugo l Black of the Senate lobby hive Ligating committee abandoned his immediate Effort to have hop on Ai j rested for contempt. Attorneys for hop in announced to newspapermen that tin is Tery Man of tin a soc muted Cit and electric company would appear before the Senate lobby a in Myrtee As soon As he corned Ted i testimony before the House group Black indicated he would wait i a till the rival committee a through with la i on then Black said tin it Iii i Man would be sought in the of Delly Way. His action seemed the Only Way out of a confusing Juri diet Iona i i problem tor which there were no precede lits. The fact was that the House j committee agent had b in with Hopson almost constantly since last 1 Friday while semite investigators j j were running around in circles looking fur him attorneys slayers Are Given Lite sentences Detroit aug. 15 up life sentences in Michigan prison were passed today x a a 26-year-old underworld figure and his three women companions in tin robbery and murder of Howard Garter Dickinson. Prominent new York attorney and Nephew of supreme court Justice Charles Evans Hughes. William Schweitzer charged by the state with firing two bullets into the body of the attorney after a drinking party was sentenced to life at hard labor Iii solitary confinement at Marquette Penitentiary Michigan s prison for hardened criminals. Futrell extends time for franchise taxes 40, member of a of the Huffman instantly killed Halls tent was when their cur crashed into a Large tree on the Side of the Huff in an Arm Ore i Road just North of armoured at la o clock this morning. Sugg was driving the car. A Adkisson who sustained a fractured Skull was dead before a Cobb ambulance reached the scent. Sugg was rushed to the Blytheville Hospital. W Here is Condit Ion was said to be critical. He has a fractured s Krill. Sugg is a Cousin of Elliott curtain of this City. Or Eustus Simmons of Memphis Penn brain specialist was in route Here Lins afternoon to the bedside of Sugg who is in an t Neon Isenor Emu i Ion his a Skull is fractured above the or i Eye. Adkisson was a son of f c. Adkis on prominent Huffman Farmer and magistrate and was Well known Here. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 30 of clock at the family Hong at forty and eight interment will be made at the family cemetery. The Cobb until taking company is in charge of funeral arrangements or Adkisson is survived by his widow mrs Mary Adkisson two daughters Eft it and Annie two Brothers Harvey and r. I and a Der mrs. Nannie Mac Stewart. West Mimphis Harahan widening contract let Little Rook Ark a contract on seven Highway projects let yesterday by the Arkansas state Highway commission include one for the w deicing of Highway 70 from the Harahan viaduct to the Quot Western City limits of West Memphis. The then projects will Cost approximately $350,000 und More than half of tile sum will be expended on Tho West Memphis Harahan work i g Bray ten company of Dyersburg Penn received the contract on its Low bid of $197,980 13 seven other firms submitted bids to Widen the present Road into a four Lam Highway and eliminate a dangerous curve. The Road along the 3 4 mile route must be completed Iii 265 Calendar dues. Famous books put in russian language Little Rock. Aug 15 up a a lower tax on intoxicants was suggested today by gov. J. M Futrell As a Means of reducing i the Bootlegger menace in the state and violations of Arkansas liquor Law j reduce the tax on whisky to i half of what it is now and you will Force the bootleggers out of j business the governor said. Relief clients will have Home helpers Roosevelt signs Bill for 40>hour postal week Washington. Aug. 15 up a president Roosevelt today signed the Bill establishing a 40-hour work week for postal employees Minsk uss a up a Cervantes Quot Don Quixote Quot Mark Twain a i a adventures of Tom Sawyer a Jules Verne a Quot Twenty thousand leagues under the sea and Daniel Defoe a Quot Robinson Crusoe Quot Are listed among the world famous books which Are being translated into the White re amp Sian language i vide Home helpers in Homes of and soon to be released by a pub-1 Relief clients who Caius of afford fishing House in this City. To have nurses in tune of sickness. Washington aug. 15 up a president Roosevelt today approved a $5,796 work Relief allotment to Arkansas for a spa employment project at Batesville to pro sales tax receipts mount to $30,549.38 Little Rock Ark. Aug 15 Ltd p Revenue commissioner Earl Wiseman at noon today announced that 5.031 sales tax re it is for july had netted Arkansas $30.-549 38 in Revenue. Wist Man estimated that approximately 22,000 returns would be made t Ore Midnight tonight the deadline set for july remittances to the state. A majority of the returns tabulated today were from smaller merchants according to Wiseman. Sixty employees opening and recording mail returns were three Days behind in their work and it was estimated that another week would pass before the first month s returns could be tabulated. Little Rock aug. 15. Up a gov. J m Futrell today extended the time la which franchise taxes could be paid without a penalty until september to. Under the state Law All franchise taxes not paid by Augustio Are declared delinquent. In extending the time the governor said he was without constitutional Power to do so but suggested to collectors that taxpayers be Given the additional month without penalty promising that they would not be penalized. Carbon from planes blamed for Grain fire Modesto. Cal. Up Low flying air planes have been Field responsible for a number of fires which burned Over hundreds of acres of Grain on a ranch Nur Vernalis. George Fink of crows Landing said a careful Check und observation revealed particles of Carbon from planes flying at Low altitudes for purposes of crop dusting started the fires. The minute pieces of Carbon i believed fanned themselves into hot coals that set off the flees in the dry Gram Kennett Post office ordered constructed Washington. Several Missou ii projects Are among 351 Public j buildings selected by the Treasury and Post office departments for Cornu net Ion to Cost a total of $59,868,-000. I hey Are at Marceline. Higginsville Richmond Kansas City courthouse building Etc Spring Field Post office courthouse Monett. Fredericktown Vandalia Kennett. St. Louis Marine Hospital University City Branch Post offic Wellston Post office station. Wilson concern amends incorporation articles Little Rock. Ark the Kansas City Shook and manufacturing company. Inc., has filed notice of amendment to its articles of incorporation increasing directors from four to five and notice of the appointment of j. H Crain of Wilson us resident agent succeeding j c. Cullom tile company operates a Large Plant at Wilson. Wright and Carter will open new restaurant George Wright w cafe Man. And f p open a cafe on Vav across from belts be known As George and is expected to Ell known local Carter plan to a St main Street studio. It will Wrights cafe open saturday. Weather Arkansas and Friday Northwest p Mirn us is partly Cloudy tonight slightly cooler in Art Friday afternoon und Vicinity a partly much tonight Flange in and tem Friday Jera Ture. Not the maximum temperature Here yesterday Wras 85. Minimum 72, partly Cloudy with a Trace of rain according to Samuel p. Norris official weather observer

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