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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - August 31, 1936, Blytheville, Arkansas Blytheville courier news the dominant newspaper c f Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri vol. Wmk no. I i Blytheville courier Blytheville Herald Blytheville daily news Mississippi Valley Leader Blyth Kyi Luo a kans As. Monday Al Olst Iii. Imp Sinchak copies five cents urges americans to leave Madrid Codd gains Iii recent surveys both governmental and private reports show decided upward i rend Wash i no i ton. Aust 31 up recent silts 11 it in i gains in Virl i mlle All lines of business and Industry has sent the recovery curve t. New Post depression peaks statistics released by government and private agencies revealed today the United states chamber of co i Mel be in a statement of princ it ii Meed the firm i trend but assailed government interference in business As tile state nent. Was made to a reported membership of 700, too. The chamber called attention to increases in car loadings Industrial production employment and construction during july and August tile government reported farm income at the i Illust six years despite the major role his in press strike level in drouth. Credit men show increase indicating increased purchasing Power of Consumers the National association of credit men announced Tho nation s wholesale merchants and manufacturers had made substantial sales gains in. J july. Virtually All lines Benefit-1 Ted. A Survey of 5h8 manufacturers in 15 industries revealed a is per cent increase of sales in july1 Over a year ago and a gain of 9 Jhu to cent Over june this year reported a gain Oft Over a year ago and Over june. Regarded by As a barometer of the general Advance. I Lux i be e a a1 the team ii i Ai a1 Long a a. Northwest j affairs i tis Lilied with ing role in the american paper timid strike s Seattle Post inti i or. Member i nation joined i a Tine i v picketing we i to Asp a Jinni Heck a Organ striking editorial a or k or s in Masi us forced Tho Plant to Cloit. Wholesalers 21 Lier cent 8 per cent railroads economists business led hold three on july net operating income Wasl More than double that of july. 1935. Cur a can is made the largest monthly gain since 1929. Seven months earnings were the Best since 1930. Electrical output up electrical Power output was it a record High. Electrical dealers retorted sales ran 51.9 tier cent in july above july of last year. Steel ingot output at 75 per cent of capacity was the nest since 1930. Building construction was the largest since 193u in the first seven months of this year. Residential construction was no 133 per cent and non residential g4 per cent to in the same months of last year. While ruins eased the drouth situation somewhat the government reported farm income to August i of t Iris year of $4,024 0 olo. Hit highest sine 1930. The farm i Rice Index of 124 was six years. Corn Selling at Mere a Bushel for the 1928. Tin highest Iii and wheat Are than one Dollar first time since new York Cotton in w Cotton York. An 3 closed St it in. A Cli loll i ill Low it i close1 Ort 1133 1143 1131 1138 i dec 1138 1149 1137 1141 Jan 1142 1149 1140 1144 March 1147 1158 1146 1150 i May 1153 1162 1150 1154 july 1152 1159 1160 1154 is cts up 6. Closed steady at 1176.1 spat average is 11.50 the average Price of 7-8 Inch middling Cotton on the to spot markets today was 11.50, the Blytheville Board of Trade reports. New Orleans c Otton new Ori eans aug Cotton futures a Ere 2 higher at the close Tod cables continued dry tilt Northwest quartet and the Low trend crop estimates open Ort dec Jan March May july Vej kit up 4 1129 1133 1136 1142 1140 1150 closed High 1137 1143 1138 1146 1157 1150 steady. 31 up to 5 Imi ints a on Good weather in j of the Bel j in private Low Clow-1 1128 1132 i 1133 1137 j 1136 1138 1140 1145 1145 1147 j 1150 1148b at 1172 t Chicago wheat open High Low close sep too 7-8 to 3-8 108 3-4 108 7-81 dec Ico 1-4 109 3-4 107 7-8 108 i-8j Chicago Corn of a i i High Low close Hep 107 1-2 108 1-4 105 3-fi 106 1-2 dec 94 1-8 94 3-8 92 1-2 92 7-8 Cali Forn id is for Roosevelt Hunt believes political observer confident Low sends state Strong for president wit ii some of the soot of the Industrial East and the it ast of tin agricultural mid a i still singing to his automobile correspondent Frazier Hunt reaches California and nears the end of his Long reportorial Jaunt sounding out pre election sentiment for readers of the courier news. Below is the first of two impartially written articles entitled a listening to the Pacific a third article immediately following these will afford a concise general word picture of current political feeling throughout the country. By Frazier Hunt copyright 1936, Nea service inc despite the Townsend cough Lin Lemke combination California is a five to one bet for Roosevelt i most observers vary Only in their estimates of the Roosevelt majority. These run from 250.000 to More than 500,000 for Roosevelt. Townsend is going to desperate extremes to Force his followers to turn from Roosevelt to Lemkey eleven Landon. Hts personal bitterness against Roosevelt apparently knows no Bounds. His hate had been growing slowly for the past year but the congressional investigation of the whole Townsend plan organization set it off like a firecracker. Today in or i Townsend a own mind the de i feat of Roosevelt is almost More i Imper Ait than the election of. Townsend pledged congressmen. Townsend plea ignored re in the Southern third of Calif former utilities operator j Ornia entering about the sunny at a j i cities of san Diego and Las an a among i i to accused j Geles the venerable doctor has Iii bombing attempt j11�11 tens of thousands of True i a a j believers who Are being pleaded with to up their Bird in the hand Relief benefits Pav a. Jobs and social Security under Roose velt and vote against him. But. Apparently Only a relatively Small proportion will do thus. Mast of them Are fix canny horse traders waste their vote on a third party and their Mystic belief in Roosevelt persists despite their indignation at the administration Iii permitting the Townsend investigation. In san Diego county where Tovsen Sites claim 40.000 mein-1 Belso a determined drive to per j Suade the doctors followers to change their democratic registration before the August 25th primaries resulted in a total shift of exactly 384 votes. This left the democrats still 16.807 Iii the Lead. 64.792 registered d e in of r a t s 1 against 47,985 republicans. Certainly it proved that or towns ends impassioned voice has little1 political magnetism when it comes to the presidential election. Iii the congressional elections however a a frightened Man is the ambitious candidate who does not pledge Lii sell body and soul to the plan. Every Townsen Dite is a Thorn in his Side. Ordinarily election years Are hectic times in California and political fever runs As wide a Range As the temperatures Iii the states Snow capped mountains and Plain fringed valleys. But to Date Alf Landon has failed to impress his personality on the dwellers of the Pacific coast. The Kansas budget bal acting feat of the governor has less Appeal than in the East. And somehow or other the mounting National debt is not viewed with i such alarm As in other sections j of this vast country. Unemployed Back Roosevelt part of this reaction is due to j Hie tremendous unemployment and a Relief problem in the Southern j third of the state. In los Angeles j county alone live 45 per cent of i the state s population and one out of every Lour Are on Relief of one kind or another. These Munfor i bunnies Are resigned to a limited Dole and the one hopi they look j Forward to is a bigger and better hand out. A More than 85 per cent of them j Are for Roosevelt a a Man who. 31 knows the True unemployment sit nation and views it calmly said. To me. A and the same is True of j Sinclair sold epic followers. J most of the original 800,000 who i i voted for Sinclair Are Back in tile democratic ranks. It s a two i to one bet that Roosevelt will car a t v California by More than 300,-000.�?� in san Francisco and All North j pm California Townsend is less Tiong than in the Southern part i continued on Page three i Roost electric rates appear to be somewhat changed an Arkansas i oui i Power ii nil any official we a ten by. A Quot tidily to give of red nations or changes til Electra rate Vehe tiles Here which Are urn in stored to i effective on Hill no being rendered by the i no any. However it was reliably reported that the t Illy Chan e Lur the a Nail user it Iii it be i pc the reduction in the minimum monthly Hill Horn $1.25 to one Dollar with no reduction in rate Evert for those w i lose use of electricity monthly runs Well Over 200 kilowatt United states embassy s plea bombing of american dust Rover also has Navy department fearful Washington. Aug. 31 it up -. I the american embassy in Madrid it a Antici Fiat ii tim., tie Moused Fly the bombing changes would in mule Public american within the next few Days by the Power company rumours it probable rate reductions have been current to r some time three Hurt in lashed by winds and be Grimes by dust Irum the dirt roads Over which he had travelled president Roosevelt is shown on one of his Many stops in the North Dakota drouth area with the president Are gov. Walter Welford of North Dakota right and Thomas Moodie of spa As they talked to Brawny workers on the Neilson dam a drouth combating project. The Chiel executive said he was taking Back East the picture of a Resolute people fighting a plucky Battle and that he intended to help them in their struggle. Nulen Ribeil i Lite hit i k e i Hurt aged Man companion injured i Itti e Rock. Aug 31 up three Moue were held in the county jail Here today Char fed with accessory befop1 the fact in an assault to kill dive panicle local attorney and Arthur Adams Jonesboro attorney Oil june 2 a. T t in fort Smith. The men held Are s. R Morean utilities operator Ensley Williams and v. E Tyler Morgan and Williams were arrested today. Tyler was Ink a into custody last week. Their arrest followed an investigation into the planting of a dynamite bomb Iii panicles automobile in fort Smith. Ii the bomb had exploded it probably would have killed or seriously in lured Panich Adams and c v Updegraft Pine Bluff a former official of the Morgan concern. Late this afternoon no Date had been set for the hearing. Dosing Stock prices new York. Aug 31 up steel and autom bile shares led the Stock Market higher today in a quiet session. The irregular Advance left the Market at the Best Levels for the month and Only slightly under the highest Tor the year. A t. And to. 174 1-2 Anaconda Copper. 38 3-4 Beth. Steel. 56 1-4 Chrysler. 115 cities service. 4 1-8 coca cola. 119 Gen. American tank 57 1-2 general electric. 47 1-4 general motors. 67 1-4 int. Harvester. 78 5-8 Mckesson Robbins to Montgomery Ward. 46 7-8 new York Central. 43 3-8 Packard. La 3-4 Phillips pet. 42 7-8 radio corp. La 1-4 St. . Of. 2 1-8 a muons bed. 37 1-2 Standard of n. J. 62 7-8 Texas co. 37 5-8 u. S. Smelting. 75 1-2 u. S. Steel. 70 3-8 Warner bras. 13 1-4 Zori i in. 61-2 Foster son of Ickes suicides Wilmarth likes 37, found dead at Illinois estate of int nor Secretary Winnetka 111. Aug. 31 up Wilmarth Ickes 37, Foster son of Secretary of Interior Harold l. Ickes was found shot to death an a apparent suicide today on the first anniversary of his mothers death in an Auto Accident Ickes had been treated for a nervous ailment for a year. On August 31, 1935 mrs. Anna Wil Marth Ickes died in an Accident at saute be new Mexico. Erie Magnuson. Caretaker on the secret a Rye a estate for 20 years found Ickes dead when he went to awaken him. The body was cold and the bed had not been slept in. Indicating to ii lice that he died last night Ickes v. Ass it in occupant of his father s House at the time. His wife. Elizabeth and three children. Donald 12. Ann. To and Barbara. 6, were vacationing at Mackinac Island. Mich. It was retorted at the coroners office that Ickes left a sealed note to his Wile but said they knew nothing it. Ickes was treasurer of the Era i printing company Ickes was a son of mrs by her previous marriage to James Westfall Thomason at the University of Chicago police about Gen Chic Igo. Ickes prof livestock East St. Louis 111., aug. I up a hogs top 11.50 170-230 lbs 140-160 lbs bulk sows cattle receipts steers 7.50-9.00 Slaughter steers mixed yearlings 5 00-7 50 Slaughter heifers 4.50-9.00 beet cows 4 00-4,75 cutters and Low cutters 2 75-3 75 receipts 10.000 11.35-11.50 775-1025 8.85-9.50 6500 4 75-9.50 and heifers local negro Slayer held at St. Louis John Shaw negro who Lias been sought by officers Here for More than a year on a charge of murder has been taken into custody at St Louis mo., police chief de Rice announced Shaw was wanted for the Der of James Hamilton. On Ajril 15. 1935. Jesse will allegedly killed Hamilton while participating in a Dice negro House Here following the shooting. Here alias and were in a fled. Today. Mur negro. Shaw shot they game Shaw negro is Helo to accused of attack on White Man week end liquor flows freely Joe pair negro was ordered held to await action of the grand jury on a charge of assault with intent to kill by municipal judge Doyle Henderson this morning purr is accused White resident of a Gaines quarters Quot after first hitting of attacking a the so called with a knife the Man with in rotary Ickes i eaves it Adit Al Washington aug 31 up Secretary of the Interior Harold i Ickes left by air plane at noon today Tor Chicago to make funeral arrangements for his adopted san Wilmarth Ickes a speech Ickes was scheduled to make at Columbus. It by a on Friday Wall be cancelled. The Secretary was informed that Wilmarth was told last week that he had tuberculosis former farm manager sues insurance company and Bryan Colston. Former farm manager i r Lee Wilson and company has filed suit in circuit court Here against the Aetna life insurance company of Hartford conn., asking that he be Given judgment for the present value of a $5,000 life arid disability insurance policy. Colston alleges been disabled and since november the insurance fused to make that lie has unable to work 1935, but that company has repayments to him under the disability clause of his policy. F. C Douglas local attorney represents Colston. Toledo builds theatre Toledo up a new outdoor amphitheatre has been built in Ottawa i Ark largest of Toledo a Public playgrounds. The amphitheatre is built of Limestone providing 1 200 seats with terraces for 2.400 additional temporary seats. A Brick. A charge of assault to kill against a b. Marion negro was dismissed Rev Welch was fined $15 on a charge of malicious mischief. A charge of assault with a deadly weapon against Minnie Avitts was dismissed upon a plea of former conviction fines of $10 each were assessed against the following Tor Public drunkenness Helen Ledford John new num. Williford Tola and. Walter Bunch Randolph jacks ii and John Stromeyer. J w Kyles was fined $15 Tor Public drunkenness and Bonds posted by John Knickles and Wright Hewitt on similar charges were forfeited on their failure to appear. Saturday e. E. Lowery was fined $15 for disturbing the peace he was accused of disturbing a funeral procession bridal Joel Brannon and l. D Campbell were also fined $15 Tor disturbing the peace Southeast Missouri republicans organize Caruthersville to. Aug. 30. At the organization meeting of the tenth congressional District republicans held it Sikeston mrs. T m Spidell of this City was named Orl of the four members on the state Central committee others were Grover w. Dalton of Poplar Bluff present chairman of the state committee r. N Meentemeier of Gideon and mrs. Jerry Mcanally of Kennett. Rush h Limbaugh of Cape Girardeau was chosen to head the District committee mrs. D. P. Bailey of Blodgett was named vice chairman miss Irttie Edmonds of Bernie Secretary and George inkwell of Marble Hill treasurer. Open sept. I leu members of leaching staff of White schools i Lave resigned the City a Public schools will open monday. September 7, it has been announced by superintendent w d Media Kin for us first semester the senior High school department will have no tuition i charges. Registrations will be made thursday morning of this week for the freshmen and sophomores who will meet miss Rosa m Hardy principal of the High school and on Friday morning she will meet the juniors and seniors. A general faculty meeting will be held saturday afternoon 2 of clock. Ten White teachers have resign cd and their place., have been filled but their successors will not i announced until after the con-1 traits have been signed by the Board of education. The teachers who have resigned Are mrs. L. E. I old. George m Hunt w t. Pak Wood miss Mary Emily Armstrong mrs. Walter Hill. Mrs. Jesse Taylor. Mrs la p Willingham. Miss nettle Gray. Mrs. Mary i Spann and mrs Rodney Banister. During the summer vacation the of the Central anti Sudbury schools have been moved to the rear of the buildings us a safety move. The front Yard of the Central school has been graded and sodded Iii a National youth administration project. The auditorium of the Junior High building has been improved by having the slag raised the Walls refinished and the room Redecorat-1 de the project having been done i by the pal eld Reacher association Pem Scot county schools will receive $90,0001 Caruthersville mo., aug 30 Harold s Jones county sup-1 Caln pendent of schools yesterday announced that Pem Scot county schools will receive $90,160.00 As its apportionment of state school Revenue funds. This sum is tile August apportionment and is expected to arrive Here some time in september. Other apportionment for nearby Southeast Missouri counties a a a As follows Bollinger $30,738 Butler. $49,765 Dunklin $87,770 i Madison. $22,123 Scott $56,263 Stoddard $62,477 Mississippi $35,-766 new Madrid $77,883. U. S. Railroads Lead new York up with less than six per cent of the world so land area and less than six per cent of its population the con-1 Tifental United states has 32 per j cent <1 the entire world s rail Road mileage 254 882 Miles tree afire Suffield Conn up a Large Buttonwood tree on the Hartford Turnpike caught fire recently calling Cut the fire department in full Force lire chief flank Smith believes that the Blaze was caused by a match thrown into a i Hole in the tree. An unidentified youth. Cut in Abe t 17 or 18 years old was in an unconscious condition it the Blytheville Hospital today from injuries received when he Tell from a truck on Highway 61, near Blytheville some time last night a 72-year-old Man. Hurt when a car collided with a freight train at Hayti Early yes was reported improving also a patient at the Hon or an destroyer today called i upon All americans in Madrid i to leave immediately. The action was announced by the state department Here Erie c. Wendelin third Secre a tiny in charge of the embassy i who was called upon to make a vim oils protest to the Spanish foreign office Over Hie bombing incident cabled the state department that he had sent individual notices to each of the 164 j americans remaining in Madrid. I advising them to leave on the i train departing from Madrid Oil i wednesday. He said the u. S. Cruiser Quincy j would be it Alicante to take the americans off from there and further warned them that this be the last american War available for that purpose. The alter appear might vessel Ter Day he is pit a1 i he hiker Pital youth apparently a Hatch was brought to the husky tit truck Driver or motorists but no details of the acrid it were available today. He was Hurt when la fell from the rear of a truck it was reported a tin Chism the 72-year-old Hayti Man sustained a broken Arm. Fractured ribs and possible internal injuries in the crossing Accident. Orville Sears. 22. Driver of the car sustained cuts and bruises. Warren rambo Clear like youth who was brutally beaten last saturday night was dismissed from the Hospital yesterday. For several Days hts condition was critical tile youth being unconscious until late last week. While he is still suffering he beating the crisis is believed past and he is definitely on the Road to recovery it is understood Grady Maxwell companion of rambo. Has been named As his assailant by Elwood Johnson another Youtie rambo was found in an Unco Lisck us condition near walkers Sawmill cast of Blytheville. Announcement came just the battleship Oklahoma was ordered to sail for Norfolk leaving Only four american vessels in Spanish Waters. No Effort was made by state department officials to conceal the chill of fear they feel Over Ute incident which occurred yesterday when a Spanish air plane bombed the u. S destroyer Kane off the Spanish coast and the Kane returned the fire with its anti aircraft guns. Action of the Kane a command or in returning the fire was c tirely in Accord with Navel of Els and was in no Way Iii viol lion of the american policy of strict no frailty in the civil War hic Navy department said Here. President sees seared fiee8s i travels Dusty roads Iii open Auto to View Nebraska area aboard the Roosevelt special Sidney. Neb. Aug. 31 up president Roosevelt toured Over the Dusty Countryside of Northwest Nebraska in an opt automobile today to see the effects of the drouth and gain first hand knowledge of Farmers problems. To several thousand jux sons who assembled at the Little Railroad station Here he remarked a was you know i am Here on a sad Mission. I Tun on my Way to attend tile funeral of a very distinguished american Secretary of War George dem. Quot you All remember that Secretary dem was a native of Nebraska. Because of this Mission i cannot with propriety make a hag speech to you. I Ani taking this Opportunity to look into us problems of Nebraska however Quot Toledo up most accurate Long distance Slipper thrower is Marguerite Blank who also won a 75-Yurd dash at tin annual Winnie of the Schmidlin Brothers heating company. Weather Arkansas fair tonight and tuesday. Slightly warmer tonight. Memphis and Vicinity fair tonight and tuesday. Slightly warmer tuesday. The maximum temperature Here yesterday was 90, minimum 57, Clear according to Samuel f. Norris official weather observer fierce fighting reported Madrid. Aug 31 up tile War ministry announced at 3 30 p m. Today that a Quot fierce Battle Quot had taken place in Quot one of the sectors Quot of t in Gua Darrel tit mountains North of Madrid. The loyalists pounded Back the rebels killing 135 and capturing 35, As Well As 15 machine guns and a Quantity of ammunition. The ministry said the government was secretive about operations in Asturias and in the South although officials hoped to Force a surrender in Alcazar at Toledo this week. Government advices indicated that loyalists were making Progress in the far South and gradually encircling Granada. Navy wat ties situation Washington. Aug. 31 it up it a naval officials indicated today that the United states will postpone the intended withdrawal of two warships from Spanish Waters due to the emergency created yesterday by bombardment of the destroyer. Kane. The present plan if carried out. Will keep five armed american vessels along the Spanish coasts until officials have time to see the effect of their protest against bombardment of american ships. Naval officials said the american bouts have standing orders to protect themselves with Strong return fire if necessary should they be attacked they said however that tiles had not been issued As a result of the a Kane the destroyer Kane and a sister Type of ship the Hatfield were sent to Spain to replace the battleship Oklahoma. It was scheduled to return shortly after its Relief arrived but Navy officials today said sailing orders had been withheld. Attacking plane unidentified Washington. Aug 31. An american destroyer the Kane was bombed by an unidentified air plane yesterday while off Hie coast of Spain the government was been advised. The destroyer returned the fire of the air plane. The destroyer was not hit and its return fire apparently was ineffective. The Kane was about 38 Miles off the Spanish coast when the bombing occurred. The destroyer had been assisting in the evacuation of american citizens from Spanish ports. Secretary of state Cordell Hull said that Strong representations to the Spanish government and to the rebel general Franco had been made. More than 900,000 Square Miles or 28 per cent of the area of Canada. Exclusive of the Arctic islands is still unexplored

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