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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - July 22, 1935, Blytheville, Arkansas Vol. Xxxii no. 108 a eth Eville courier Blytheville Dally new ave Lyle Herald Mississippi Valley Leader Blytheville Arkansas monday july 22. 1935 single copies five cents Siu Barnes trial Roosevelt sure Victor in 1936. Las lost strength 1932 but will nearly 40 states since carry a world famous writer has been a listening to travelling through 33 representative states tin assignment from the courier news and aka service. Frazier Hunt has heard and faithfully recorded the voice of the nation. Lie twelve daily articles which he has written for this newspaper afford an epic enlightening word picture of what the greatest and the humblest americans everywhere Are thinking saying and doing in these tremendous times. Here is the first article in this important series. Evangelist Petroff will preach tonight the Rev. E a Petroff of Rogers Ark., who will have charge of the revival sponsored by the first Baptist Church arrived afternoon and will preach inst Sermon tonight. He had planned to open meeting last. Night but was avoidable detained and the Alfred Carpenter preached opening Sermon. The Rev Petroff will preach each morning in the first Baptist Church and each evening from the pulpit arranged in tile lot adjoining the grand Leader building. A babe is born in a Manger of of a a $ Llyn military when control strike invoked situation inc 1930. Was by Frazier Hunt copyright 1935. Nea service Roosevelt is in the bag for he is not As Strong As he last fall at election time but he v ill carry Between 30 and 40 a a ates. Huey Long has lost two thirds of his strength the past six months. The magic that was father Coughlin is greatly lessened. The threat or Promise of a a Tiong third party in 30 is a myth. The supreme court decision ending the old or a did Little harm to f d. R. Three quarters of the Farmers affected by the crop reduction Are for aaa. The average citizen feels the Republican party has neither cause nor a Leader. The unreasonable bitterness against Hoover still largely per its. A fully 75 per cent of Northern negroes Are for Roosevelt. The a haves Quot Are turning against Roosevelt on account of the Prospect of higher and higher taxes but the a have not Quot Are unconcerned. Labor feels that it has been sold Down the River on a boat called recovery but it Only partly blames the president. Becomes serious to Terre haute. Ind. July 22 up a martial Law was declared today in strike torn Vigo county. The decision to place the entire county of w hich Terre haute is the Center under martial Law was made in Indianapolis under older of governor Paul v. Mcnutt who had been appealed to b a local authorities. Six Hundred state troopers were ordered into the affected area where a general strike was called it i a. In. Today. Adjutant general Elmer f. Straub issued the martial Law proclamation and said he expected to have the troops on duty by 5 p. In the strike called in sympathy with 600 enamel Plant workers a a paralysed the City and threatened a critical food shortage within 24 hours. All deliveries of food supplies were halted and stores closed rapidly As strike leaders swung through the City urging All workers to join the walkout. They met with almost instant Success. Virtually every Industry in the City is unionized. There was no immediate violence. L. G. Brown president of tile enamel workers local Union which precipitated the walkout estimated there were 60,000 persons cooperating in the strike. E votes needed to kill sales Tak Law Utility conferees delay formal action vets Are Aimer veterans resentment against the Bonus veto is already lessening and probably by election time will largely disappear. Except for certain sections of the South and a few City areas the Relief has been handled with Little graft or inefficiency. The four billion eight Hundred million Public works and Relief fund creates even with tile Best of intentions a great Reservoir of political pressure. The advancing machine constantly checks the most determined efforts to end unemployment. America is faced with the permanent problem of giving Federal and state work and Aid to from three to five million people. For the great mass of common citizens Roosevelt no longer has wings but they still look upon him As the one Man who is daring to Fry to help them All. A a a the voice of America that in a few sentences gives a my impressions of what America is thinking based on 14.000 Miles of rambling by motor through 33 states. I have talked to literally hundreds of people of every kind and status ranging from the president of the United states to coloured Boot lacks. In the articles to follow i will to to give an accurate transcript Ion of Many of these informal interviews. In covering this vast country i have done my Best to a my own prejudices and passions. I have been listening not talking. It is a mighty voice this voice of America it Speaks in varied accents modulations dialects and to i Gens it is soft harsh vibrant quem tis optimistic despairing. I was just starting from Washington on this Long trek when i hailed a Friend in the department agriculture who had Day returned from a dust storm country. How things really Quot the Only real America is Washington itself a he answered with a Broad Grin a Congress and All tile hangers on Here Are worse than an old ladies my Circle a i started Westward with particular voice ringing in ears. Not Quot Wise men of the East,1 with gifts for the baby born to a jobless couple. After tin Cal attention in a Straw littered horse transients. Or. And mrs. Ellis Summers sympathetic townspeople brought clothes their Quot room Quot in the manner illustrated parents Are shown with their an adjoining stall in which tile girls Birthplace offspring t1 baby s Blanket previously had e t p u slain by wife four children this gun upon herself after shooting ii from under g i in grandstand on wage requirements government projects not met senator charges Only that study of the i asked him were trouble with sew Washington. July 22 up a charges that unscrupulous contractors handling government building projects were robbing workmen of their rightful wages were made today in a Senate committee report. Senator David i Walsh do my a Massin reporting tile inquiry begun a year ago by the Senate committee on education and labor said contractors on government projects had been violating the Bacon Davis act. The committee reported its investigation disclosed that unscrupulous contractors took full advantage of the acute unemployment situation to exploit labor and deprive workmen of the wages to which Tivey were by Law entitled. Bad weather delays Russia Polar flight Moscow. July 22 it up bad weather reports held on the ground today a big russian air plane primed to take Oft for a non Stop flight across the North pole to san Francisco. New York Cotton. That my new Cotton july oct dec Jan March May spots 5. York july 22 closed steady open High 1180 up Senath. To j. V. Allison. 42. Of Cardwell. Mo., formerly of Leachville Ark. Was almost instantly killed at hip s. Nath baseball Nark sunday when his wife fire i upon him from beneath the grand stand in which he and an unidentified Young woman companion were awaiting the opening of a Ball game. Mrs. Allison fired several shots at her husbands companion who fled unhurt and then stepping from beneath the seats turned tile pistol upon herself inflicting a critical Chest wound. She was treated by a Senath physician and later was removed to a Hospital at Paragould Ark. The Allison had lived at card Well for about a year. They came there from Paragould they lived at Leachville until about five years ago. Allison served a term in the Arkansas state prison for Hie slaying of b e Boyles Paragould cafe operator. Allison is survived by three daughters mrs. Leonard Spillman of Paragould and misses Blanche and Irene Allison two Brothers Lonnie b. And Anion Allison three Sisters mrs. W. R Aaron of Leachville mrs. Homer Grady of Piggott and Malm Mollie Bell Compton of toxins three Brothers. Chester Allison Jim and will Allison All of Higdon and his lather. J. C. Allison of Higdon new Orleans Cotton new Orleans july 22 up a Cotton futures closed steady and a Little stronger today after what appeared to be a Quot squeeze 1146 1126 1126 1128 1125 1197 1159 1142 1136 1126 1138 Low 1179 1144 1126 1126 1127 1125 close 1191 1150 1135 1133 1129 1129 closed steady at 1225, up j rocketed july 17 Points to 1207. Open High Low close july 1190 1207 i too 1190 get 1143 1153 1143 1146 dec 1127 1137 1127 i no Jan 1125 1131 1125 1131 March 1121 1129 1121 1125 May 1124 1132 1124 1126 spots 3. Closed steady a it 1196. Up former Asylum inmate questioned by Alabama authorities Anniston. Ala. July 22 up Grady Brown 33, a former inmate of the state insane Asylum was questioned today by authorities concerning the series of brutal attacks which sent four Anniston children to a Hospital with serious injuries. Tile skulls of three of the children were fractured. The condition of the other was described As fair by Hospital authorities but she was unable to talk they said. Police have expounded t h e theory that All were victims of a maniac and said the weapon probably was a Hatchet or a Small axe. Three of the children were found saturday night. The other was discovered Early sunday. It Osino Stork prices new York july 22 up a u. S steel common Stock made a new High for the year today at 40 1-4 up i 14 Points and led the Stock Market into higher ground incentive for the Rise was furnished by the american Iron and steel Institute which estimated steel production at 422 per cent of capacity up 5.8 Lucent from the preceding week and up 29 per cent from the years Low made three weeks ago the Contra seasonal Advance in steel production coming without Benefit of additional automobile orders was considered highly Signi Flea it. A t and to. Anaconda Copper. Bethlehem steel. Chrysler. Cities service. General american tank general electric. General motors. International Harvester Mckesson Robbins. Montgomery Ward new York Central. Packard. Buccal association awaits replies 47 lawmakers still from but kindly Barnesville of Folk came in a Manger at the towns race track newcomer had arrived without medi stall which the homeless had chosen for shelter and food and fitted up below where the proud picture above that t. Hangs reveals How the looked. Pledges of 14 More members of hot state House of representatives and of six More state senators Are needed to meet the terms set by go j m Futrell for a special Yei Ion of the Arkansas legislature to repeal the Hull sales tax aet it was announced this inborn inc by j Mel Brooks Secretary of the Arkansas sales tax repeal association. Or. Brooks revealed that the association had received replies rom 66 of the too members of the House of representatives and from 22 of the 35 spite senators. Some Are ugh decided of the 66 House members who have answered the associations inquiry 37 pledged themselves to vote for repeal three indicated that they were opposed to the ales tax but refused to pledge themselves to vote for its repeal two said that they would vote for repeal if Given evidence that their constituents favored such action one was non committal six reported that they would vote for repeal Only if adequate alternative sources of Revenue were provided and 17 placed themselves on record As definitely opposed to re Deal. No replies have been re j a Rived from 34 twelve of the 22 Senate members answering the inquiry pledged themselves to vote for repeal one said he was opposed to the sales tax but declined to pledge his. Vote for repeal two were non committal one Washington july 22 up urinal work of House and Senate conferees in shaping the ultimate form of the Public Utility holding company Hill to deferred today until wednesday members of the conference committee met and discussed the situation informally they planned to resume this afternoon but sonic were forced to attend to other Senate business and it was round take eth iop emperor drops Pence Hope impossible action. To any official would have Congress prove Cotton cont to a gaily sure be Washington. July 22 up the Senate today sought to bolster the Legal status of aaa by adoption of an amendment specifically validating Benefit payments made to Farmers who signed government crop control contracts the amendment was offered by the administration in an Effort to protect legality of the payments made to Farmers regardless of ultimate outcome of the court Battle Over aaa constitutionality. It was accepted without a record vote. Senator Pat Mccal l an dem., Nevada i later offered an amendment to require Senate ratification of All agreements entered into under the administration reciprocal Trade program Washington. July 22 it up the Senate today approved a proposal for establishment of agricultural import quotas in aaa Tuke $200,000 in securities in Glass solve combination on Chicago brokers vault said he would vote for repeal of other sources of Revenue could be j legislation found and six recorded themselves As unequivocally opposed to repeal no replies have been received from 13 senators. Expects Early showdown or. Brooks pointed out that if the same ratios Are maintained in the answers of those As yet unreported. The result will be Clear Cut majorities for repeal in both j houses of the state legislature. He n admitted that those who thus far duty Lars have failed to reply probably include a disproportionately Large number of members who Are Hesi taut about committing themselves on the question but declared that Chicago july 22 up Burg popular pressure upon legislating is we technical knowledge to pledge themselves to repeal a professional Locksmith solved 1 the combination on a vault in an inv stent by of Crris office Over the week end and escaped with negotiable securities valued at j about $200,000 the burglary took place while the broker Andrew Mccance was out of town. His Secretary Evelyn Pearson locked the office saturday leaving the securities behind the steel door of the office vault. When she returned today she found the office in an upheaval. Desk drawers were torn out and their contents scattered about. Chairs were overturned and the vault door stood wide open. Was increasing. The association is increasing its efforts to obtain definite statements from All members of the legislature and Hope s to know the Fate of its Campaign for immediate repeal of the sales tax before the end of this week. Should the Effort for immediate repeal through a special session of the legislature fail it is probable that the association will prepare for the initiation of a repeal act to be submitted at the next general election which comes in november 1936. Him speaker to a Hie in Cabinet will with fears not be Ethiopia $10 Fine for fishing without state License e. A. Miller will Legal attacks program on discuss farm Ned Starks was fined $10 on a charge of fishing without License by acting judge v. G. Holland in municipal court saturday. A similar charge against Starks was dismissed on of the state. E d. Motion night prowler flees the second annual farm and forum meeting will be held at Dyess Colony on thursday july through bedroom window 25 the meeting will begin at 9 30 1�?~"�?ous11 oct cum a in. And last until 3 30 p. In 127 3-4 16 34 3-4 56 7-8 i 1-2 41 1-4 28 .77 49 6 30 18 4 7-8 Phillips Petroleum. 20 3-4 3-4 3-4 1-2 1-2 Fuh in the future at Morgantown West Virginia no experienced social worker deep i the tragedy of these sub-1 july sep Chicano Corn Chicano wheat continued an Page 3 open 83 5-8 75 3-4 High 84 75 7-8 Low-83 1-4 74 3-4 close 83 3-8 74 7-8 july sep open 85 1-2 86 1-8 High 86 3 4 87 3-8 Low 84 5-8 85 3-8 close 8� 5-8 85 3-8 radio Cord. Simmons Bec. Standard of n Texas co. A s. Smelting u. S steel. Conte 1-4 1-8 1-2 6 12 46 19 108 40 3-4 3 5-8 e a Miller chief assistant to c a. Cobb director of the Cotton Section of the aaa. Will be the principal speaker. Or. Miller will discuss court proceedings per tabling to the agricultural adjustment act which should be of interest to every citizen of Mississippi county. Other speakers will be former county agent s. D Carpenter miss Mena Hogan and or. Ain Stein All of the Extension division of the University of Arkansas College of agriculture. It is suggested that everyone bring Basket dinners. Those who do not bring their own dinners May Purchase sandwiches and cold drinks on the ground or at the cafeteria at the Headquarters at Dyess Colony. Everyone is cordially invited to attend. Aviators sometimes see two suns at the same time. The phenomenon is caused by Fine ice crystals Iii the air reflecting the suns image. A House prowler jumped from a bedroom window and fled saturday night when mrs. Max Parks returned to her Home on seventh Street Between main and Walnut after a Brief absence. Tile House had been ransacked but no articles were missing police were informed. Corning Farmer Dies of infected pimple Poplar Bluff. Mo., july 22 up Walter c. Sharp 19, Corning Ark., Farmer died at a Hospital Here today from an infection developed after he squeezed a pimple on his forehead recently Breaks ankle in fall London july 22 up a the British Cabinet met in special session today to consider the ethiopian situation and was understood to have expressed grave concern Over Benito Mussolini a ambitions in Africa a usually trustworthy source revealed that. High government officials were apprehensive lest Mussolini a colonial aspirations in Africa extend beyond Ethiopia and Lead to direct conflict with the interests of the British Empire. It was understood the Miskiv a Ings prompted sir Samuel Hoare foreign Secretary to urge hts Cabinet colleagues to work for action by the league of nations to localize the italian ethiopian dispute. Cotton benefits payments in Arkansas $10,245,000 Washington. July 22 up a during the first la months of the 1935 fiscal year the agricultural adjustment administration expended $767,195,000 of $918,045.-000 available funds it reported today. Funds distributed in Arkansas totalled $13,235,000. Of this sum $901,000 was for expense and Benefit payments totalled $11,432,000, As follows Cotton $10,245,000 wheat $2,337 tobacco. $350, Corn and hogs $1,183,000. Eleven drown when Rowboat overturns Berlin july 22 up a eleven persons drowned today when a Rowboat used As a ferry and overloaded with 21 passengers capsized in East Prussia. Slayer pays in chair Futrell orders further Soddt of Deuth Gase commutation of sentence unlikely however says governors aide Little Rock july 22 up a tin Fate of Bill Barnes scheduled to be electrocuted Friday for the slaying of c. A Martin 16, of Blytheville rests on a study of his trial transcript by Tom Haley assistant Secretary in gov. J. M. Futrell. Haley started today to review the Barnes transcript at the governors request to ascertain if the condemned youth admitted striking Martin before the youths Throat was slashed by his father Frank Barnes. A i do not believe the governor will commute Barnes death sentence to one of life but he has asked me to read the transcript to make sure that Barnes admitted his guilt a Haley said. Barnes father was electrocuted Early this year for his part in the slaying. The stale supreme court a month ago denied Barnes Appeal after which the governor set july 26 for the electrocution. A your emperor will to in your midst not hesitating to spill All his life a blood for thus emperor hallo Selassie called on his countrymen to tight to the last Man against Italy in a speech delivered heft re parliament at Addis Ababa. This Mufti recent portrait reveals him in full military uniform grimly proud of Tho army that pusses in review. Italy s program guardsmen Back from summer Encampment company a Blytheville and Mississippi county unit of the Arkansas National guard returned yesterday from a two weeks Encampment of tile 153rd infantry at Little Rock. Capt. Wendell Phillips was in command of the company with lieutenant Arden b Crowder and lieutenant Guy Mchenry As his aides. The company includes about 60 men and is a machine gun unit. Mussolini satisfied 8 too reported at work on state spa projects Little Rock. July 22 up a works Progress administration officials today reported that approximately 8,000 men had started work on new Relief projects in the eight districts of the state. Approval by the Federal allotment Board of 200 additional projects submitted last week. Is expected later this week by w. R. Dyess state administrator. Hogs reach highest Price in five years East St. Louis. Ill july 22 up a hogs at the National Stock cards Here today jumped to to 20 rents above fridays average to $10 75 per hundredweight. Tills is the highest Price on record since september 28. 1930. When $11 was paid. The above Price does not include $2.25 per hundredweight processing tax paid by packers. Berlin rowdies Stone jewish electrical shop Berlin july 22 up a new anti jewish activity coincided today with the nazi drive against Catholic critics of the Hitler regime. Rowdies stoned and smashed the windows of n jewish electrical shop in the West end of Beth signifying that the disturbances of the past week were not Over. Two slightly Hurt when car hits mule Marsh Callaway or. Of Osceola and Bob Toler of this City received slight bruises and cuts when a car in which they were Riding driven by Walter Logan struck a mule on Highway 61, two Miles North of Osceola. Last night. Their injuries were not serious. The car property of Max Logan was considerably damaged weather in miss Nona Crews 102 East Kentucky sustained a broken left ankle in a fall saturday. She is reported resting Well today at her Home. Bellefonte. A. July 22 up Sherman l. Strawser 29. Who killed to buy his sweetheart her wedding dress was executed in the Rockview Penitentiary electric chair Earl today he walked to the chair with a minister composed and silent Arkansas a Cloudy and settled tonight and tuesday. Memphis and Vicinity a mostly Clouds tonight and tuesday with local thundershowers tuesday. Little in temperature the maximum temperature Here yesterday Wras 94. Minimum 70, partly Cloudy with 76 of an Inch rainfall according to Samuel p. Norris official weather observer. Saturday it rained i of inches

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