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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - July 2, 1935, Blytheville, Arkansas Blytheville courier news the dominant newspaper of Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri vol. Xxxii no. 92 # a uss Iuie Herald Quot to Sippi Varicy beader Blytheville Arkansas tuesday july 2, 1935 single copies five to May commute Bank a sent Oke will probe Utility Bill lobbying s tactics used burned when can of Beans explodes mrs r. O. Costner has Bren i removed from her Home two Miles South of Manila to the Blytheville j Hospital Here to receive treatment i for Burns received Friday when j a can of Beans exploded As it was j j being removed from a steam pres j sure cooker in her Kitchen. Mrs. Costner received treatment i at her Home for several Days but May Luis Over one to the Kisser pots brakes of will investigate activities her for of proponents and of Vas Rem Ltd d t0 the Hospital Here. A in order tha the might be Given ponets alike. Washington july 2. Tif the House passed a modified wheelrr Rayburn utilities Bill today and followed of Nickle with an1 order for immediate investigation f lobbying Xith for and against president Roosevelt so death sentence demand. The lobbying inquiry was or dered by Resolution after Reorg i a putative Ralph Brewster repub-1 a can. Maine climaxed a series a of j he arg up by members with the As-1 certion that Thomas Cocoran. Pfc j counsel and brain Truster tried to Force him to vote for the a death i chairman John j. Of Connor of in better attention. She is burned severely about the right Arm Boulder and face. Roosevelt tax majority of ways and Means committee against Art Ion us session government Money has become major Factor in i Rade situation mysterious to tin Layman Are the tales and forces that lie in Hind the upward and downward trends of business. Looking tank Ward from 1935, John t. Flynn famed writer on economic topics describe. The major into fences at work upon present Day business in its March toward recovery. By John t. Flynn copyright 1935, Nea service. Inc new York. July 2. Business this year tended downward from february to the end cd May contrary to a Normal seasonal trend. But in its total result business during these just six months was Washington july 2. Up a. We. I a. A a ecu Iii ii. --0 he rules committee informed tile majority o. The House Way and lightly bettor than the first half House he considered the Cocoran i Means committee is opposed to en-0l 1934 the general impression Cre Malter he said the committee would move for non int in j Miira Quot without consideration for involved regardless of who they Brewster stated Flat in that co Moran threatened to halt construe j a Ion of the live dam protect in Maine if he voted against the death sentence. Re resp n Tat Ive John Henn Hon oel. Dem., Calif charged that he had been advised California Relief expenditures would be increased f he voted for the death sentence. Representative Edward c Moran. Democrat. Maine came to Cocoran defense saving Cocoran had denied the Stow of the alleged threat a desert bed by brew a Ter. Moran claimed that it annealed from coed rank a version that 1 Here had been no threat involved. Quot Cocoran told me a Moran said a that what he said to representative Brewster was that if brew 1 a Ter Felt he could not continue the Utility death sentence he could not be trusted with the Passamaquoddy dam Legal Washington. July 2 up a rebellious hop today risked a modified Wheeler Rayburn utilities control Bill Over strenuous opposition from president Roosevelt who demanded a mandatory Quot death sentence on unessential utilities holding companies. The vote on final passage was 323 to 81. Revolting ? against last minute personal pleas and terrific administration pressure the House approved a Bill which vests Broad discretionary Powers in the securities and Exchange commission to simplify Utility holding company structures into a integrated Public Utility the Bill now goes into conference with the Senate which has approved a a death sentence measure favored by president Roosevelt. The Senate Bill Calls for a compulsory dissolution of All unessential Utility holding Cairn panties beyond the first degree by 1942. Belief arose in Capitol Hill circles that the new deals Utility program is now facing a deadlock with prospects that it will be a prime National Campaign Issue in 1936 because of apparent irreconcilable differences Between House and Senate act ment this session of president Roosevelt so tax the Rich Quot program a poll revealed today. The informal poll of the committee where the tax program must originate showed 13 of the 25 members personally opposed to in dung the program through As requested by the president. Those opposed to the plan included eight democrats and five republicans. The committee will meet monday to begin hearings on the presidents request for higher taxes on larger incomes Large corporation profits and on inheritances and gifts. Estimates of the length of time it will take to prepare a Bill varied from two weeks to a month. First Bloom from Dell favor omnibus Bank Hill Washington. July 2 up without a record vote the Senate banking committee today approved the omnibus Bank Bill virtually in the form in which it was revised v a sub of Ommittee headed by senator Cutter Glass dem vat. The revised Bill does not go As far As desired by the administration. Following a White House conference Treasury Secretary Henry Morgenthau jr., said he would have something to say if the committee invited him to go be fore it. But the committee Rushing its work to completion gave Hun no Opportunity. Glass was authorized to report a a measure to the Senate immediately Issue Bank Call Washington. July 2. Upit comptroller of the currency j a t o Connor today issued a Call for the condition of National Banks As of june 29. It was the customary mid summer condition Cali. First Cotton Bloom from the Vicinity of Dell was brought to the courier news this morning. It came from a 50-acre Field on the farm of h. R Prichard. Picked yesterday it was Pink then so apparently opened sunday. Closing Stock prices a t. And to. 126 1-2 Anaconda Copper. 14 3-8 Bethlehem steel. 26 1-2 Chrysler. 48 1-2 cities service. I 7-8 coca Coin. General american tank 38 1-2 general electric. 25 3-4 general motors. 32 1-2 International a Wester 45 1-4 my k Esson Rob bins. 6 1-4 Montgomery Ward. 27 1-2 new York Central. 16 5-8 Packard. 4 1-8 Phillips Petroleum. 21 1-8 radio corp. G 1-4 St. Louis san Francisco 3-4 Simmons bed. 9 1-8 Standard of n j47 1-2 Texas co. 19 7-8 u s. Smelting. 116 u. S. Smelting. To it. S. Steel. 33 1-4 onite. 3 1-8 new York Cotton new York. July 2 up a cot ton closed steady. Open High Low close july 1188 1201 1185 1201 oct 1155 1171 1152 1169 dec 1151 1170 1151 1168 Jan 1152 1164 1151 1159 March 1154 1172 1154 1171 May 1155 1177 1155 1175 spots closed steady at 12 35, lip 20. New Orleans Cotton new Orleans july 2 a up a Cotton closed steady. Open High Low close july 1185 1198 1183 1197 Oft 1153 1167 1150 1163 dec 1152 1165 1148 1163 Jan 1153 1163 1153 1163 March 1149 1165 1149 1165 May 1152 1172 1151 1171 spots closed St Cady at 12. 15, up 15. Chicago wheat open to 3-8 87 1-8 close 86 3-8 87 Chicago Corn open 81 1-2 75 7-8 close 81 1-2 75 3-c ated is that business jims used up the Energy it now possesses for further Rise and awaits some new Force to lift it another notch whence has come the Energy which has enabled it to Check toe four year decline Iron 1930 to 15 33 and to Rise into its present Range Why has it declined these j last six months and what will Send it up again if you credit the statements of Many observers you will imagine that the whole course of business is controlled by certain events or Torees. To be specific one group will Tell you that business Pas declined because of the inflationary scare precipitated by the Pat Man Bill. Yet when tile Thomas inflationary threat in 1933 visited us tile result was a Little a Boom. Still another set say it is to by attributed to the Long session of Congress filled with frightening Bills and the stubborn persistence of the Senate in its endless discussion without action. Yet when business was rising from november 1933. To june 1934, Congress was in session and the Senate was talking quite As voluble and the Bills were supposed to be even More disturbing. The most persistent criticism is that the Federal Reserve Bank Bill. The utilities holding company Bill and the sensational ending of Aba has produced a paralysing uncertainty in business. Last year they said the Stock Exchange Bill the securities act and the Gold policy were doing the same tiling yet All these things have not paralysed the automobile business which has attended to its knitting and gone ahead making cars. A a credibility of fears scouted i do not think there is any truth in any of these alarms. As for aka business did not Start up until May after tile aka act had been declared unconstitutional though i do not think that had anything to with the Little unseasonal business spurt. As for the banking act and the utilities holding company Bill i feel quite sure that if any uncertainty has resulted from these it proceeds from the a frantic alarmist campaigns carried on by Banks and utilities. One of the most foolish and at the same time disturbing practices adopted by business itself these last two years has been the wild boisterous cries of disaster it has raised every time any proposal has been made for dealing with our National problems. We were told 21 years ago that the scarcely less surprising than his loss of the heavyweight Champion ship was Max Baers winning of a Bride. After fainting through various encounters in which he took considerable punishment about the heart but won All the court Deci j Sions the Playboy of pugilist made a decisive match with miss Mary s Ellen Sullivan of Ithaca. N. Y. Attended Only by their seconds agree to hold track profits injunction allows payment of expenses Only at dog racing track. An injunction restraining the Riverside greyhound club inc., from paying out any funds derived from the operation of Arkansas Only greyhound racing track across the Mississippi River from Memphis tenn., except for necessary expenses of the track was granted by Chahe Ellor j. F Gautney at Jonesboro yesterday pending final disposition of a suit involving title to the racing site and Plant. The injunction was issued by agreement of parties to the suit with a final decree to be rendered by Chancellor Gautney on july 29. The plaintiffs a group of Chicago men claim that they were divested of title to the property through conspiracy and fraud of Rex v. Wheeler president and principal stockholder of the defendant corporation George h. Partin l. D. Landers and e. E. Fox the latter allegedly having held title As trustee of an equitable Trust for tile plaintiffs. John a. Woodrow Federal Reserve act would destroy Shirley j cowing it John madder and with a District of Columbia supreme court Justice officiating they were quietly married in Washington. The above picture allows them going into a Clinch As Max led to the aha Kisser. At left you see the Happy smile of the new mrs Max Baer who previously managed a Washington Coffee shop. The lighter admits she a a knockout. The Banks. Now the same men As desperately defend the Federal Reserve act and insist that changing it will ruin us. We were told last year that the Stock Exchange act would crush our american financial system. Now most Wall Street Leader admit the act has been a Good thing for Wall Street. What has happened can be explained much More intelligently in terms of the economic forces rather than events. Obviously what is needed now is the creation of new or fresh supplies of purchasing Power. The purchasing Power being created is also being pretty Well used up. People a been spending their incomes. That is Plain from the failure of savings or new investment to increase materially. Every business which gives employment also produces and distributes purchasing Power through the wages and other costs which it pays out to produce goods roughly Industry May be divided into great groups industries producing customers goods the things bought continued on Page five and j. H. Ellis plaintiffs charge that Fox conveyed title by quitclaim deed to Landers through Partin As his agent and Landers conveyed title to the Riverside Cert oration and that All of the defendants had knowledge of the trusteeship and conspired to effect the illegal Transfer. Harrison Smith and Taylor local Law firm represents the plaintiffs and Charles Frierson or and Nate Lamb Jonesboro attorneys Are counsel for the defendants. Japanese save Money by eating breakfast in bed Oregon City Ore. Up a breakfast in bed May be Only for wealthy Occidental but in Japan it is an Economy measure reports miss Frances b. Clapp congressional missionary just Back from Kyoto Japan. Fuel shortage makes it Cost about 50 cents to build a lire so Many japanese eat breakfast in cd to keep warm said miss Clapp. Negroes sue Wilson co. For $71,500 damages Osceola ark., july 2�?suit against Lee Wilson and company for $71,500 has been brought by j n. Mabins Mary Harvey Lidar Holt Melvinnie Brown Rose Thorn o. D. Mabins Bessie Perkins Booker t. Payne Thomas carry Ruth Maxey. Ruth Davis and George Robinson All negroes who were Riding in a Lee Wilson truck Enro Ute to Victoria to chop Cotton june 12 when the Side of the truck gave Way and a number of i the Crew which consisted of around 143 Cotton choppers were thrown from the truck. The damages asked Range from $10,000 to $1,000, making a total of $71,500 Taylor and Taylor attorneys Are representing the plaintiffs. L crop of Cotton s. J. Smith of Luxora tells two state winners group of Outlook. Hot Springs. July 2 up a Arkansas and Missouri Cotton winners in session Here today heard reports of a Good crop in two states despite floods. That the two states would produce a Normal crop was the opinion expressed by s. J Smith of Luxora Are president of the two state association. Governmental experiments in using a rays and polarized Light in studying the Fibre and Quality of Cotton in its Leland miss., Laboratory was explained by Charles Dennett Laboratory Mechanic Oscar Johnson aaa Cotton Pool manager of Washington was to address the winners late this afternoon. Sustains wrist injury in fall from horse to head ficht on sales Taa Blytheville Man selected As chairman of state anti tax group. West Memphis. Ark., july 2 up an organization to fight Arkansas new two Lier cent sales Tux was formed at a muss meeting Here this afternoon. J Mel Brooks Secretary of the Blytheville chamber of Commerce was named permanent chairman several Hundred anti sales taxes from about a dozen cities attended the meeting at the strand theater. A b. Lewis president of the Helena retail merchants association was named temporary chairman 1 de Schultz Helena publisher Secretary. Senator e. C. Lashings. West Memphis John c Sheffield Helena Harve Thorn speaker of the Arkansas House representative Leo Nyberg Helena and c n Brown president of the West Memphis chamber of Commerce were speakers on the program More >111101111111 not leed Blytheville merchants in some instances today found to Public already growing dissatisfied at the prospects of paving a sales tax Over Many months ahead in some instances it was reported that those who paid the tax yesterday the first Day it was effective with Little comment were complaining today and did not appear to like the Prospect of paying the Pix Dally on almost every Purchase. One Large store reported that it least two prospective customers asked the return of their Money and walked out when the tax was demanded. Other store proprietors not interviewed monday reported considerable grumbling Over payment of the tax and the open threat not to pay the tax although no one refused. Hall tells Lions of sales tax operation the operation of the sales tax and methods of collection a explained to members of the Lions club by Ira Hall of the state Revenue department in the luncheon meeting today at the hotel Noble guests were Hob Higgins of Jonesboro and Ray Worthington who yesterday returned from Memphis to make his Home Here Chicken thieves denies plea of commission holds Competition Between utilities would be harmful. Kenneth Berry about 9, of Holland. Mo., sustained a fracture of the right wrist when he fell off a horse about noon today Young Berry was Given emergency treatment at the Blytheville Hospital. Little Rock july 2 up a the Public utilities commission today ruled that the Wes Memphis Power and water company could not Supply water and electricity to Consumers along Highway 70 near the St. Francis levee Board office As was asked in a petition filed three months ago. The commission in announcing its ruling stated that customers in the District were being served by the Arkansas Power and Light company and that the two firms could not profitably serve a Community and make an earning on heir investment. A the firms competing with one another for business in the District might penalize customers in other sections to make up for the loss and for the Benefit of All we have denied the permit a chairman p. A. Lasley said mrs. Joe Isaacsr Mother Dies at Walla Walla mrs. Sara Elliott 86. Mother of mrs Joe Isaacs died at Walla Walla Wash late yesterday funeral services will be held in that City today. Mrs. Elliott who had visited Here As the guest of or and mrs. Isaacs made her Home with another daughter mrs c l Woodward. Other daughters who survive her Are mrs James l Elan mrs. Herman Stone and mrs. Maxine Crawford of Walla Walla and she had two sons. Aubrey Elliott of Caruthersville and Joe Elliott of Walla Walla. Boston jeweler shows Louis Xiv timepiece Boston up a a $1,500 clock that once belonged to King Louis Xiv was displayed at a local jewelery a shop Here. Willlard r. Scanlon jeweler said the clock was bought by an j other jeweler in France. It is about 18 inches tall and runs by j balance. It requires winding Only once every four months. Youths Mother renewed rope i Ells murderers Mother letters from jurors might save son. Two Blytheville negroes wounded one seriously another arrested. One negro Chicken thief was wounded so seriously his death is expected another was injured and a third is in jail us the result of a Chicken stealing forage South of Blytheville last night major Austin is the most seriously Hurt of the two injured negroes. Ile was wounded at the same time John Riggins was shot but made his escape Only to lie shot again when he attempted to outrun pursuers who Cut off hts escape As he sought to reach Blytheville by walking along the Frisco Railroad right of Way. Ernest Clark arrested Here is in jail. The negroes were shot by Alley o Neal Young Farmer living about four Miles South of Blytheville. When he caught them in the act of carrying off a neighbor s Chicken Coop after they had stolen his chickens. Of Neal was roused by his sister who heard the negroes taking his chickens but before he could dress and get his Shotgun they had driven away. He heard their car Stop near the House of hts neighbor a widow and followed. As he neared the parked car he heard two negroes coming across a Field and saw that they were carrying a Chicken Coop. He corned fire a a a a Anding Poth but they succeeded in getting away and the third negro in the car dumped out several sacks containing chickens stolen from other farms in the neighbourhood As Well As of Neal a and sped away. Riggins crawled to a negro House nearby and asked members of the household to get him to the Hospital. They called Henry Lutes county convict farm superintendent who brought Riggins Here. In the meantime of Neal was joined by Charley Lute Clear Lake Constable. And they sought to Cut off austins escape. They drove almost to Blytheville and took up a watch along Tihe Railroad right of Way Austin came into sight limping and they asked him to Stop he turned and ran and of Neal fired Felling him. He was carried to the Hospital. Clark identified by the other negroes As their companion was picked up Here. Mrs. Sykes is survived by husband. Six children funeral services were held sunday for mrs. J w Sykes who died saturday following a stroke of paralysis. Mrs. . Who was Well known Here having moved to Blytheville in 1922. Is survived by her husband and six children mrs. Harold Thompson mrs a was Ball Della Fay. Gene and j tall of Here and mrs Olen Gresham of Iuka. Miss., and her parents. One brother and one sister All of Oxford. Miss. Pallbearers for the funeral were Ira Gaines. Bobby Lee Smith Charles Cobb Noble meddler rus. Sell Gaskin and Scott Alley. Police traffic drive becomes internal War Follansbee w a. Up a in most cities police wage campaigns against motorists for infractions of the traffic Laws but in this town Law enforcement officers spend their time at War with each other to curb speeding. Oscar Hornick a District Constable resented the appointment As it would reduce his fees so the a a War began. Schwertfeger arrested the Constable for running through a red Light while pursuing a speeder. The Constable in turn arrested the patrolman for driving without a chauffeurs License. Marriage denied pair Orland Cal. Up a if you i can to pay to get married How can you pay the Butcher and the grocer a couple who appeared before Justice of the peace Silver said they had no Money Ile refused arguing it would be a Quot social Little Rock july 2 up a a mothers love thai caused Ber to hitch hike 265 Miles to make a it a Sonal Appeal to gov j m put Ell May result in combination of the death sentence Given Bill Barnes Missouri youth convicted of murder in Mississippi county. ,1 e a whines Mother of the condemned youth after an hour s conference with governor Futrell this morning left the governor s office smiling through tears encouraged by a Promise that a letter from jurors who tried her son might result in a life sentence instead of death in the electric chair As was the Fate of hts father Frank Barnes for the killing of c. A Martin Blytheville taxi Driver in 1934. Mrs. Barnes arrived yesterday at Tucker prison farm where her son is scheduled to be electrocuted july 26. Utter two Days hitch hiking from her Home at Swift to. After a visit with her condemned Sun she came to the Capitol this morning to see the governor. Quot the governor Saki if i would get letters from those who tried Bill he might change his sentence to life imprisonment a mrs. Barnes said Quot my husband has been electrocuted for the crime and that should be penalty mrs. Barnes was accompanied on her trip to the governor s office by a daughter mrs Geraldine Henderson of Hayti to. The two left today hitch hiking to Blytheville to obtain the necessary letters. Judge c. A. Cunningham return Oci y Bench municipal judge c. A. Cunningham returned to the Bench yesterday afternoon after an extended absence of several weeks during which time he has been receiving medical treatment at hot Springs. Otto Carson was fined $10 Anc Given a to Day jail sentence for receiving stolen property. Jimmie Thomas was fined $10 and Given to Days for Petit larceny. Otis Patterson was fined $10 and Given a Day for Petit larceny and Aubie Patterson was meted out similar punishment. Bob Sumners was fined $10 for Petit larceny. J. L. Mitchell was fined $10 for misuse of Auto License. Charges of failure to pay City Auto License fees against j. R. Musick and Dewey Pruitt were dismissed. Jonesboro concern gets Rocky school contract the Barton lumber company of Jonesboro has been awarded the contract for the construction of a school building in District no. 54 Rocky of Mississippi county. The contract was signed by the Board of directors of the District consisting of Ira Taylor j. I. Page and b. B. Finley and approved by county judge Zal b. Harrison. Calls for completion of the building an approved Type of school building by August i. The contract Price is $3 965. Rocky school District is in tire Western Section of the county near Manila. Tyler and Hickman mail routes combined Steele. To. The Steele Tyler and the Tyler Hickman ark., Star mail routes were combined into one route monday morning. The Carrier leaves Here immediately after the 10 10 a in. Train arrives and is due Back in Steele to have the mail Pouch ready for the 3 30 p in. Train. Mrs. Arch Jordan has been carrying the mail from Here to Tyler for six months. The new Carrier is j Quence Davis who was Carrier on the Tyler route for nearly ten years. Weather Arkansas partly Cloudy tonight and wednesday. Memphis and Vicinity generally fair tonight and wednesday. Continued warm. The maximum temperature Here yesterday was 92, minimum 72, Clear partly Cloudy according to Samuel f. Norris official weather observer

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