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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - July 17, 1935, Blytheville, Arkansas News the dominant newspaper Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri vol. Xxxii no. To Blytheville courier Blytheville Dally news Blytheville Herald missile Valley Leader . Arkansas wednesday july 17, 1936 single copies five cents locomotive City Street Quot n v. A lean tells work for exiled German jews Futrell sloth statement Renews charge education department fights repeal with Puhi in Money e Burn 77 members the state legislature who have replied to an inquiry from the Arkansas sales tax repeal association 42 favor repeal the tax 25 oppose repeal either unconditionally unless some Vitis factory substitute source Revenue can he found and to Alc non committal j. Vieh Brooks Secretary the association announced this morning. Letters supplementing telegraphic replies clarified the position some legislators thus reducing the number classified yesterday As noncommittal he said governor in Trelly a recent letter to the Arkansas sales tax repeal association challenging the a Quot association a a charge that the department education was liking Public Money to fight sales tax repeal and defending the sales tax As essential for the Relief in employable was answered in detail today by j. Mell Brooks Secretary the association. . Brooks cited a statement by commissioner education Phipps As evidence that the department was fighting repeal the Law. Branded acquiescence the gov i nor in enactment the sales tax a violation i Campaign pledge against increased taxation and declared the Contention that he tax is necessary to provide Lor the states unemployable to lie without foundation in View the fact that the attorney general has ruled that none the proceeds com be used for that purpose. A a evidence common sense a it takes Brocks wrote in reference to the anti a pc tax activities the department education a to mail out thousands letters it takes time stenographers and clerks it takes Money for letterheads and envelopes it takes postage and ii takes the time employees the department. We do not charge that Large sums Money Are being spent but we do take the position bal the expense incurred by the cd payment in tit activity is an expenditure Scalp funds if the expense is paid in whole in part from funds appropriated for the operation the department and we Are satisfied that the Lank and file the people will agree with us in that Contention. We have no evidence to the effect that the department is using state funds except the evidence common sense which says that Money appropriated for the operation Tim department is state Money Anil if the department is using its Lime and supplies for this p to pose it most certainly is spending state turning to the governors defense the sales tax As a new tax and not an increase a. Existing tax and therefore not a violation his Campaign pledge against tax increases . Brooks wrote a by no process reasoning am i Able to distinguish the Cliffrd to Nee Between new taxes and increased taxes so Long As it t in adds up to More no Money for Relief while the Hall sales tax act was passed As a Relief measure it actually appropriates no Money for that purpose. It gives 65 per cent its proceeds to the common school fund and 35 per Cen in the state general fund and the attorney general has filled that the latter is not available for the Relief in Emp Yables. Old age pensions similar purposes without specific authorization the legislature. In View this . Brooks wrote the governor defense the tax i he basis the necessity providing Aid for the needy is without justification in conclusion . Brooks pointed out that adoption the Gale tax providing increased school funds was immediately followed by an increase in the Cost operating the state department education including an $800 per year increase in the salary commissioner Phipps. Quot it seems to us a he wrote a that it comes with mighty bad Grace to increase salaries at a time when the schools Are said to be in dire distress. I know that you have no jurisdiction Over the department education but i would just like to know what you think about that. Done to you think it would have been a much better London july 17. Up a a poignant. Story a struggle to remake j the shattered lives 80,500 people torn from their Homes in nazi Germany was revealed today in a report by an american expert to a league nations commission. It represented the result nearly two years work by James g. Mcdonald new York drafted by the league in an Effort fought by the German government to place those who fled nazi Germany. Between the lines the factual statistical report was visible the picture the thousands families jews and others wandering Over the Globe seeking Means self respecting sustenance. It was disclosed that the United states has absorbed 6,000 the refugees. Palestine has absorbed most�?27,000�?and prance is caring for 10.000 Utility Bill lobby Mussolini speeds troops to Ethiopia destruction telegrams ordered by Power company officials 2d years mrs. Margaret Waley sentenced for part in Weyerhaeuser abduction Tacoma wash., july 17 up _ mrs. Margaret Waley was sentenced to 20 years in the Federal women a detention farm prison at Milan mich., today by Federal judge e e. Cushman for her part in the kidnapping 9-year-old George Weyerhaeuser. Mrs. Waley was convicted by a jury saturday charges violating the Lindbergh kidnapping Law and conspiracy to Kidnap. Her husband. Harmon Waley is serving 45 years in Mcneil a Island prison for his part in the Northwest a greatest kidnapping. County treasurer gets commission pea loan Little Rock attorney George f Hartje Conway was advised by the attorney general s office yesterday that the Faulkner county treasurer is entitled to a two per cent commission for handling a $100,000 pea loan for construction a courthouse at Conway unless the loan contract prohibits payment such commission. The loan has been completed and the Money raid into the county Treasury to the credit the courthouse building fund which gives he Money the status county funds. Assistant attorney general Guy e Williams said in the opinion baptists preparing for open air meeting beginning tonight and continuing through this week services will be conducted at the first Baptist Church each evening at 7 30, preparatory to the downtown open air meeting which begins sunday. A a god a part in a revival is the Rev. Alfred carpenters topic for tonight thursday night he will speak a a Many a place in a and Friday night a the results proper special features Are planned for each night. Last night 55 leaders in the sunday school gathered around the banquet table in the social Hall the Church and after the banquet heard Pep talks from the eight department Heads. Extensive Ohms were made for the revival. The meeting closed with a devotional talk by j. F. Tompkins chairman deacons. a the results escaped Hospital inmate kills self when trapped Alliance july 17 up a John b. Cox 50, escaped inmate the Lima state Hospital committed suicide Here today after bring to oped by police in the Home a Bank Teller whom held captive 15 hours. A squad police armed with machine guns was surrounding the Home John d. Boyd Teller for the Bank when Cox sent a Bullet through his heart Washington. July 17 it up it a Western Union Telegraph operator told the Senate lobby committee today that he heard a conversation in which an associated Gas and Elfric company Bond Salesman revealed orders from Quot higher up Quot to destroy originals telegrams sent to Washington opposing the administration s holding company Bill the testimony was presented by Arthur f Christensen operator at the Warren pa., Western Union Telegraph office. Tells conversation he testified he overheard the j remarks during a conversation i Between r. P. Herron Bond Salesman for the associated Gas and electric company and j. A Fisher manager the Warren Western Union office. He said the conversation occurred july to just As the Senate and House lobby committees started their inquiry into utilities lobbying. Herron was alleged by witnesses to have dispatched hundreds telegrams to rep. D j. Driscoll dem., a opposing the Wheeler Rayburn utilities Bill signed with names which he copied from a City directory. Originals these messages were burned in the Warren office some time during the night july to. Suspicious at names More than 800 the telegrams were received by Driscoll who told the committee his suspicions were aroused by the fact that most the messages were signed with names beginning with the letters a. A c and d. Investigation in five cases Driscoll said brought either denials from the purported signers that the messages had been sent else a report from Telegraph postal authorities that they could not be located. Fisher who denied any Dart in the burning the originals said Herron told him he was instructed to develop at least i too messages the utilities Bill. Two Herrons assistants had just died in a drowning Accident Fishers Story ran. And he asked Fishers help in getting signatures. A i told him. No a Fisher said. He said Herron then asked whether if he came in and dictated the messages Fisher would write them the former office manager said he agreed to do so. They spent an hour to an hour and a half daily at the task he added with Herron dictating signatures a from a list in his hands from the City directory Quot the messages were allowed to accumulate and when the tim0 came Herron would Call he said and instruct him to release lain numbers them Herron he said paid for the messages always in Cash once going to a Bank to Cash a Check in order to do so originals burned a where Are the senator Black asked. Quot they were burned in a stove in the cellar the office a Fisher replied. He said that after receiving a complaint from Driscoll regarding the telegrams and a request for information the senders he went to the files for Tho original and found them gone. A had you talked with Herron in the meanwhile a asked Black a once Quot Fisher said. A the told me he had instructions from his Erie a office to destroy nil records that might incriminate him. He suggested it might be Well to throw a barrel kerosene in the an evening within the period when the records were burned he also said he saw Herron from a Barber shop across the Street talking with Christian in the Western Union office like a proud father. Premier Benito Mussolini lit relaxed hts usually Stern features to smile happily upon massed Black shirt troops As they cheered him to the Echo for his stand committing Italy to War Abyssinia. Bound for As they service Board in Africa the a transport at italian troops at right Eboli. Near Salerno. Carry full tropical kits league to but in threat Council members notified special meeting will be called Philadelphia judge holds aaa act void it up it Kirk in Eva july 17 up it a Joseph Avenel Secretary general the league nations today telegraphed members tile league Council to be prepared to attend a special meeting the Council Between july 25 and August 2 to consider the italian ethiopian dispute. A Enol s Telegram made it certain that the league will consider intervention in the italian ethiopian crisis. Philadelphia. July 17 Federal judge William ii Patrick today ruled the aaa act was unconstitutional. A i am holding this act unconstitutional the grounds that it involves an invalid delegation Power Quot he said the decision upheld a petition 22 firms to restrain tile government from collecting processing taxes. 12 Senate reverses action aaa Price fixing Washington july 17 up Juhe Senate today reversed its action yesterday and voted against Price fixing for foodstuffs under the aaa Talmadge pays Surprise visit to White House Washington. July 17 up governor Eugene Talmadge Georgia one the new deals a horniest critics paid a Surprise visit to the White House today to Confer with president Roosevelt order War veterans off Capitol grounds today Washington july 17 up approximately 200 sex service men were ordered off the Capitol grounds today when they attempted to present a petition demanding immediate payment the soldiers Bonus to representative Hamilton fish rep., n Roosevelt will en6ine crack train blows up after collision leaves rails and plunges Down Ohio towns main Thorofare determined act Merit program to obtain in legislative will gather facts scope history methods each a n d Milan. Italy july 17 up Quot the dispute which has comment i d with arms now must bi1 concluded with Premier Benito Mussolini said today in an article in the Popolo Hie italian ethiopian crisis. New York Cotton new York july 17 it up it says Schmeling will meet Louis Levinsky Chicago. July 17. Up Max Schmeling will meet the Winner the Joe Louls Kingfish Levinsky fight Here ii was announced today by Mike Jacobs new York promoter. After he said he had received a cablegram from Joe Jacobs Schmeling s manager. Apparently Schmeling is going to Battle someone. For since last Friday it has been successively announced that he would meet Joe Louis Max Baer the Winner a Baer Louis bout the Champion Jimmy Braddock and almost everyone in the heavyweight ranks. Washington july 17 up a today announced studies 12 industries to be undertaken immediately by the review division with More to come. The studies will seek to define the exact limits each Industry record the Industry a history development. new processes obsolescence machinery distribution and marketing conditions. The list Industry studies announced includes bituminous Coal Iron and steel graphic arts textile fabrics textile apparel leather paper construction electrical manufacturing tobacco fisheries and land transportation Washington july 17 up president Roosevelt convinced that he has a Strong Case revealed at a White House press conference today that he is determined enactment his legislative program this session despite Hopes Mahy congressmen for Early adjournment. . Roosevelt As a lawyer called laughingly that it is old trick the defense when Case is weak to ask that it Over until the next session court. He feels that it is what is happening in Congress now in tin drive for adjournment without enactment measures that considers desirable such As tax program. To an its go tile he the judges appointed for Caruthersville election Cotton closed steady. Open Low close july 1187 1201 1186 1201 Ort 1156 1165 1154 1168 dec 1150 1164 1150 1162 Jan 1146 1160 1140 1160 March 1148 1156 1148 1154 May 1154 1162 1150 1156 spots closed steady at 1236. Up to. Futrell names to welfare huge political machine seen in welfare setup Bansford commission Nisi up Stock prices new York july 17 up a automobiles and automobile equipment issues led tile Stock Market higher today. Bonds and commodities also advanced. Wheat jumped two and one half to three and one fourth cents a Bushel in Chicago carrying other grains up with it. Cotton rallied several Points. Rubber gained. Hogs made a new top since 1930 gesture in support if the commissioner managed to struggle the $4,200 until the the schools could have along with emergency had passed and done to you think that the picture is a Little overdrawn when we Are Able to increase the salary the commissioner in an amount equal to the total Aid Given to five counties Quot wants faked messages stunned Washington july 17 up a a Bill making it a felony to sign i a fictitious name fake signature communications to congressmen supporting opposing any legislation was introduced today in the House by representative Oliver Cross dem., Tenn. Pioneer couple honoured Stromsburg. Neb. Up a honouring the memory two Stromsburg pioneered a Granite Marker has been unveiled Here to . And mrs. John b Buckley a. T. And t.127 1-8 Anaconda Copper. 16 1-4 Beth. Steel. 31 3-8 Chrysler. 53 5-8 cities service. 15-8 coca cola .224 3-4 Gen. Am. Tank. 42 Gen. Electric. 27 Gen. Motors. 36 3-4 int. Harvester. 48 7-8 Mckesson Robbins. 6 5-8 Montgomery Ward. 29 3-4 n y. Central. 17 1-2 Packard. 5 Phillips pet.21 3-4 radio. 6 1-4 St. . . 3-4 Simmons Beds. 9 7-8 Standard n j47 1-4 Texas co. 19 5-8 u. S. Smelting .108 u s. Steel. 37 1-2 onite. 3 1-4 hot Springs Ark. July 17 up gov. J m. Futrell from his vacation Retreat near Here today named John Bansford Lonoke As a member the Stute welfare commission bans Fords appointment to us a vacancy the commission left by the resignation w h Smiley Texarkana hogs at new Peak East St. Louis iu., july 17 up a hogs were quoted at $10.35 the National livestock Market today the highest Price since october 9, 1930 the quotation did not include the $2 25 processing tax paid by packers new Orleans Cotton new Orleans july 17 up Cotton futures gained eight and nine Points in the Active months today gathering strength almost from the opening. Stock and Grian Market rises were reflected in the 5ll6riff Cotton Market. Steadiness came Little Rock. Ark up a a political observer during the past week classed the state welfare commission As the Skeleton what would be the greatest Polit ical machine in Arkansas history the appointment executive secretaries for 16 counties who will serve for the present without is said to be the foundation the organization to come later the county Secretary ship when Federal Ald for old age pensions and unemployable becomes available will be a paving Job and the contacts throughout each county will make a great vote getting machine possible. Back the secretaries will be the county boards and Field supervisors. All whom owe their places to the commission members who in turn Are tinder obligations to the governor. Roy Prewitt commissioner when the far reaching effects the machine were pointed out said that All employees would be told not to take a part in any future campaigns. Ca Ruth ers i 1.1 k. To. At a special meeting the City Council judges were selected for then a a Cal City election to be held july 23 to elect a City police judge to the office vacated the heat la judge c eve Bragg lest week the judges named an Ward i Percy Wright Bill Clevidence Ernest Underwood mrs. Charles Hall. Ward 2 w d. Byrd. Mary by i in Patterson mrs. Richard Roland Jim Marl. Ward 3-m a. Medlin. Walter Duncan. Bob Bennett Leonard Limbaugh Ward 4 f. B. East Wood Tress a b. Wilks John Nannie Garrett. The polling places will be 1. Highfill self and building 2. City Hall Ward 3. Davis Ket Ward 4. Maxeys shoe candidates May file up five Days Pior to the he until p. My a thursday 18 thus far. Only two have they Are Orvel e Hooker George Watkins. Upper Sandusky o., july 17 up the locomotive the Pennsylvania Railroad s crack passenger train the Liberty limited exploded in tile Middle main Street today after striking a truck trailer leaving the rails and plunging two blocks through the Center town seventeen persons were injured four critically. Most seriously Hurt were the Engineer and fireman r. I. Todd and j Vav Iii trim. Both fort. Wayne id and two passengers William Shirley Youngstown and Peter Haley Detroit Robert Williams Cambridge. O., Driver the truck was Only slightly Hurt roaring through town its regular non Stop run from pita i Burgh to Chicago. Tire frail j crashed into the trailer at the i Multi Street intersection the locomotive wrenched Loose from the passenger cars jumped the tracks and hurtled Down the Street at right angles to the ruffs. Just before crashing into a House it overturned and exploded. Todd and Ritcha were critically scalded and suffered possible internal injuries. Meanwhile nine coaches and Leeping cars hurtled off the rails and slowed along the Side the track for More than a thousand feet before crashing into some Box cars. Fulmer net weight Bill approved by committee Washington use Cotton instead jute for Cotton Bale bagging was favored tuesday by the House agriculture committee when it voted unanimously to report favourably the Fulmer net weight Bill the Bill introduced by representative Fulmer dem s Carolin would change the method Selling Cotton a Gross weight basis to a net weight basis and provide for the standardizing Bale coverings not to exceed a maximum Tare allowance 15 pounds. Fulmer said passage the Bill would eliminate jute bagging which has been used for years because a 21-Pound allowance for bagging to Farmers and a 30-Pound allowance to exporters. A this would permit tile use Cotton bagging consuming around 200,000 Bales Cotton annually a he said Leachville arson Case hearing this afternoon Lane Ward Ward mar shop. Until Cibola july tiled. A f if largely because the offerings and Small Trade this was despite reports Cotton weather Belt. Open 1194 1154 1148 1146 1145 1150 Lack demand. real throughout the will collect no penalty this week Chicano Corn july oct dec Jan March May spots closed changed. High 1199 1165 1159 1157 1154 1156 steady at Low 1193 1151 1147 1146 1145 1150 1215, close 1200b 1165 1158 1157 1154 1154 in july sep dec open 84 7-8 76 64 High 85 1-4 77 65 3-8 Low 84 1-2 76 64 close 84 1-2 76 3-8 Chicano wheat july 64 7-8 sep open 82 5-8 83 1-4 High 86 86 5-8 Low 82 5-8 83 1-4 close 85 1-4 85 5-8 no penalty will be collected this week tile 50 per cent payment state and county taxes due july 15, it was announced today at the office Clarence Wilson sheriff and collector. While a to per cent penalty is supposed to be effective with Hie expiration the due Date the sheriffs office has not been advised that the penalty will be enforced at this time and Quot Del continue to collect taxes throughout this week with no penalty attached a to per cent additional payment is required taxpayers when the penalty is enforced egg sucker arrested faces drunk charge Leachville. Ark Vav g. Haney Constable Neal township arrested Elgie Kelley saturday night tor stealing eggs from Roy Jones store and sucking them Haney found that Kelley had been drinking. Be was reset e l monday morning order Bond and j Quot All appear by foie Justice the j peace c c co Ince next s i a j urday morning recused drinking and stealing eggs i Quot Quot Quot july deficit running far ahead last year Washington. July 17, up a the Federal government s deficit for the first half month the current fiscal year was More than double the deficit for the corresponding period last year the Treasury reported today. Preliminary examination Henry Jennings and Sam orman charged with arson in the alleged setting two Leachville fires last Friday will be held in municipal court Here this afternoon. Orman and Jennings jailed a few hours after the fires broke out allegedly aided v. E. Willis proprietor a Leachville Rooming House und accused principal in Hie arson attempts who died at the Blytheville Hospital yesterday Burns Willis body has been sent to Tutwiler. Miss., where interment will be made today. Willis is survived by several Brothers and Sisters and Ai Uncle. He was a member a Well known family Iii Hie Tutwiler Community. 84 year old Slayer appeals 3-Yealr term i Little Rock july 17 up it a i r. B link 84-year-old Blacksmith Stuttgart today filed an Appeal to the state supreme court from his three year sentence a manslaughter charge link wus convicted three months ago following the killing March 30 u. F. Miller veterinarian. Stuttgart. Weather honorary Post accepted Montreal Tup a lord tweeds Muir. Governor general designate Canada has accepted the incl tation the Canadian authors j association to act As Hie Assoc a Lions honorary president it is announced Here. Arkansas partly Cloudy tonight and thursday. J Memphis and Vicinity general i in fair tonight and thursday. Little change in temperature the minimum temperature Here yesterday was 95, minimum 72, Clear according to Samuel f. Norris official weather observer

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