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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - June 23, 1936, Blytheville, Arkansas Blytheville courier news the dominant newspaper of Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri vol. Xxxiii no. 81 Blytheville courier Blytheville Herald Blytheville Dally new Luteal pal Valley Leader Hio the Kiu lok. Auk Ansas. Ply Asp a Unk a jul. In Kun single co i11 is five cents a new of fins Issue of Sims democrats cheer wildly As chairman opens convention by i i i. Wilson i Nill u i mss Star conv Fnu lion Hau. Phila Cul j i Ilia. Juni 2 1 1 up chairman Hunt a Parley today opened the him Era in National convention Aith a roaring counter attack a Airt Republican attacks Cion tile new Deal. Ile set delegates Oft in the first by demonstration of the invention with a Flat Dee Lara lion that Hie Issue of the presided dal c a Pai 01 tills year is Quot the continuance of Hie new then tie touched Oft new cheers when tie charged the party with h to duty of a carrying Forward without interruption the Polit of president Franklin la demonstration follows speech the delegates who assembled belatedly under the convention Halls glaring lights listened eagerly As Farley denounced the republicans As the party of a huge financial finally the swarmed into the aisles carrying state standards in a great mob scene that lasted Long after Farley had completed his address. It was their first taste of tile feast of democratic oratory to he served up to them during the week s proceedings which will culminate saturday Iii or. Rouse-1 a hts a acceptance address. And thee responded with unrestrained enthusiasm. Tonight senator Alt in Barkley will formally set the ton c waiting la a hominid Ion one guard killed two j wounded in disorders ___1 Portsmouth. O. June 23 us Pic one guard was killed and two 1 others were wounded in fighting that broke out Between guards pickets at the Wheeling steel corporation Plant Here today George Myers a company guard was killed. His companion. W Cronk was seriously wounded and officers said his condition was critical. I Mitchell u not nor guard was wounded but not seriously hotel Beel bots Freeo by court it in acquittals of liquor barges developed by i it in Over agents s hmm in he bal it tap Lizard e notorious gang Only prohibition Era Leader believed Hurt despite Victory in his last Battle with Congress that Over the tax Bill the familiar smile of pies Dent Roosevelt was lacking As he posed for this new picture during a Lull in preparations for going to Philadelphia where ins cohorts were preparing to endorse his administration with renomination for the presidency. Party leaders a a conventions liberation with Lite i Ley note add Rig in brews Over platform As Farley levelled his blast a Cross current of conflicting party interests was sweeping Iii in dispute Over the platform. Gov Herbert Lehman of Nev Yolk. Entered the platform situation with a demand for a Quot or mid minimum Plank a demand that forecast possible conflict Over a declaration for a constitutional amendment to accomplish this objective. Senator Walter f George cd Georgia announced he would set it on the resolutions committee and there were indications he Wool Lead conservative democratic for i policy ors in a fight a against pledges Foi party More new Deal experimentation. I labor Plank troubles however i appeared to be ironed out in 1 conference at Washington of president Roosevelt and John l Lewis. Powerful United mine workers heed a tile continuance of the new Deal is the Farley said. A the question before the american pee pie is Clear Cut and cannot be disguise. That question is kith is. A Plain people Quot a shall we continue the new Deal Winch has rescued our country from disaster and de i pair or shall the government be turned Back to the old dealers v to wrecked it a he blamed the republicans for the depression charged that a huge financial interests had been the Backbone of their recent National administrations. These interests. Us soon As Quot thee had been rescued from Hie Depths of loss and again began to make Money by president Roosevelt a actions in tile crisis of 1933, Quot exerted their pressure furnished the funds and engaged in a crusade of Vituper-1 a Hon and detraction in an Effort to destroy the Faith of the peo j pie in the president. A the had brought them out of their desperate state when they were helpless to do it themselves a Farley continued Quot but he was insisting that Fortune for the few and poverty for the Many did not spell Prosperity and they feeling themselves threatened wit ii deprivation of the unearned and uneconomic favors and privileges they had enjoyed so Long inaugurated the movement for a return to the old system of every 1 thing for them and nothing for j the Plain tile Republican platform lie said was the result of a the Imja Wible task of reconciling Hie Stan Pat views of the Powers Hind the minority party with dissatisfaction with foreign. Affairs Plank May bring on fight Washington june 23 it Ufa it Al Scarf Ace 1 Capone was lightly injured today when another prisoner at Alcatraz Penitentiary attacked him with a pair of scissors the department it Justice announced. At the institution Hospital an assistant medical officer reported that the wound appeared to be superficial. T ii c announcement said. Ca Irones assailant was named As James c. Lucas a prisoner Felt in Texas serving 30 years for Hank robbery. Lucas was quoted As saving lie attacked Capone because la believed he had Quot squealed Quot on Hun. Capone said that Lucas asked him Tor financial assistance and that he had refused to �?T1st in to the proposition. Capone was at work in the clothing room and Shower room when lie was attacked by Lucas who had gone to the Baiocc shop. Adjoining the clothing room for a haircut. Lucas grabbed a pair it scissors and ran about to feet to Stab Ca xxi be in Hie Back a guard intervened and stopped the attack Lucas was placed in solitary confinement. Army Pilot 3 children Are killed 23 i cd Jackson Goff hotel Hill boy was found not guilty of Chati c of Sellier liquor with out a License and Selling Buquoi to sunday by municipal Judy a in de Henderson this Morni iut. The court promptly acquit to four other negroes of charges of a Chili Quot liquor without licenses but withheld i Dement Iii the South hoi r on sunday cases until this afternoon when All were acquitted the negroes Are Char. Yes Bobbitt Bell at the Quot hotel Noble Charley Bills. Hotel Noble Clyde Thompson auth Cheries Price. Glencoe hotel. I lie Negri s were arrested a a result of activities of nuclei cover agents of Earl r. Wise Man. State Revenue commissioner the undercover agents. J la Cox. A former liquor Salesman i it tie Rock and Clyde cavities of Danville testified to substantially the same facts in cases against All the negroes most of the negroes b ing tried concurrently i hey told of what the i ailed Quot purchases Quot fre in the negro Bell boys of liquor on sunday May 31. At local hotels in each instance it appeared that the Revenue agents rifled ii 1 1 water to to delivered it Ltd Ham Hutton with the heiress As so their rooms at the Noble. Goff i. A a Ann Glencoe hotels and then ask Borm 4h Housty hash Quot Quot Mony eel the negroes to get liquor for father. Franklin them insisting that they needed it bad in and giving the negroes. _ _. Issues tall Tor return of up inv i. Cli 11 army u the terne.1 new York june i Jet repent i tie is m army flyer look his three drop with him in a death int i the sea from Hie transport. Chateau Thierry i Early morning darkness Day. A i riling i o a radio Sage from the Shin today the Haw Els boarded the Ort at Panama flyers at the Brooklyn ii in v base said a Bourd of inquiry would he no mini to look into the tragedy they said they had no details As to the Circum Shiu is surrounding the quadruple death not gouty is plea of mis deceive partial drouth elite some communities Good rams others tie or none at All get lit gangster is St. Paul limping Farge arraigned at to Lay on in i a twas a Stern and critical gaze that this $40.orc Coo baby turned ii the world on tin occasion of his baptism in London Center All this attention is Lance son of the count and countess Hung,.it&Quot Reventlow. Hie lad is heir to Hie huge Fortune of the Tunnel bar As she held the child at the Vanlier husband rigid and be hut ton reapportionment petitions Philadelphia june 23 up a tentative new Deal platform without reference to constitutional changes and subject to revision on important planks was circulated among party leaders today at the democratic National convention. Tile platform outline described As representing the views of the president but As yet incomplete on currency monopoly and foreign policy immediately stirred dissent Ion among administration leaders seeking liberalization of to offset the Lemke third Appeal to voters. One of the outstanding complaints of party liberals entered on the foreign affairs Plank which tentatively failed to go further than generalized statements on taking the profits out of War and which made no mention of the t a Nylon j important proposal for nationalize a Clil Cirii action of key industries in time of Quot War. Advocates of a drastic War profit Plank began drafting a sub plunk and it was reported that senator Gerald Nye rep., n Dot whose War proposals were rejected at the Republican convention might come Here to Aid in pressing the fight. A proposal for inclusion in the democratic platform of a Plank protecting the rights of agricultural workers to organize was brought Here today by representatives of the Southern tenant Farmers Union after a conference i with labor leaders at Washington regional attorney resigns r. A. Post i to Elf Rock. June 23 la themas r. Vaughn today submitted his resignation As regional attorney for Hie Rural resettle it it administration serving Arkansas Mississippi and Louisiana to join a new York Law firm. His place will be filled by Raymond Denham of Montgomery Al a. Who has been serving As an assistant to the regional attorney. Views Given editors Money to get the liquor Tor them either before or Atter the liquor was obtained. I lie Revenue agents were sub jetted to vigorous Cross examination by defense counsel As to their a under cover Quot methods and drinking proclivities and is it. . The negro who immediate acquittal testified the Revenue agents guv Money to procure liquor for on sunday but that he a Able to get it until monday that the men were a a drunk when j week. Or Brooks he was called to their room in pressed Confidence support of Jackson a defense petitions Are in million Leet their their won that him them wind new York Cotton new York. June 23 up Cotton closed steady. Open High Low clos1 july 1233 1233 1218 1218 get 1166 1166 1148 1149 dec 1159 1159 1141 1142 Jan 1157 1157 1142 1143 March 1159 1161 1146 1146 May 1164 1166 1152 1152 spots closed steady at 1228, Oil 13. New Orleans c Otton new Orleans. June 23 up the Cotton Market was easier today with Good sized fluctuations. Tile close was to to 16 Points lower Rains in the Cotton Belt covering much of the area which Pangili lied necessity of making a pretence of Quot pm Alf m Landon a he continued Quot won the nomination for lh1 same reason he was Hie candidate whom they could present As conservative enough to meet the specifications of the Dupont Liberty i Baguers in the East while appearing fiercely Liberal in the be had been complaining of drouth the Long sice Selling worked the profit taking from and a Little hedge a St values. George Matthews off room clerk testified that the Bell boy hid told him of the request of the undercover agents on sunday Ai d the. T he had advised him not to try to get them an liquor in ii monday. He added hat Cox had stopped at the hotel frequently and that he was almost unav it drunk. The other negroes admitted that they secured liquor for the undercover agents who. Most it them said. Appeared to be drunk it the time and begged for liquor to Quot sober up on a one of the agents left the heirs on his car turned on All night one negro testified As tending to substantiate his Story that he men were drunk. All the negroes denied making any Money for themselves in securing the whisky Clanning they did so Only to Render a service for the hotel guests attorneys for the negroes contended that they had not violated the liquor control Law in that they acted As agent of the undercover men or intermediaries in securing the liquor did not Mas the sales and that the under cover men admitted they did not get the list or to drink denying that they were drunk hut for evidence thereby taking the sales if made out of the Pio a is ton of the Law requiring Sale for Quot beverage the Deputy prosecutor contended that the negroes were As accomplices if not a principals of the offence i Eli liquor on sunday. A Call for the return to him of All outstanding petition. I01 submission of the proposed constitutional amendment for re apportion of the Arkansas legislature was made today by i or 11 Brooks Secretary of the local chamber of Commerce. The petitions Are to be filed j shortly and All must im1 Iii Iii hands before tile end of unsaid. He sex that when the All in they will show the names of More than >00 qualified voters of Mississippi. Crittenden Poinsett and St Francis counties the territory assigned the local chamber by the state organization sponsor in t the amendment a similar number of signatures has been obtained by the Jonesboro chamber of Commerce in Craighead Jackson Greene and Clay counties while other organizations have been Active else where in Eastern and soul hem Arkansas president Roosevelt signs new tax measure Washington june 23 it up it president Roosevelt today signed the a Sec. Tto Doc tax Bill i ii 6 levies on undivided corporation proles which provided one of the a Lur controversies during the closing Days of Congress. I Roosevelt also put ins eke on the Interior department a it reprint Ion measure today Lake Odessa Mich. Up Many Michigan towns have boomed and then vanished but few a Ever picked up their foundations moved and then continued to j Prosper that however is t Story of Lake Odessa which formerly was Bonanza it moved from guilty sits former location in 1887 to b Oss 111 ark., ire at Glenwood estimated Al $400, Glenwood. Ark. June 23 up it a $400,000 tire of undetermined origin which destroyed blood.000 feet of lumber two lumber Sheds and Hie planing null and equipment of the Caddo River lumber co Here wit1 till burning at noon today. No lives were lost it was believed. In the lire which started late last night and Early today threatened the town. Lumber men said a heavy rain prevented the conflagration from engulfing the town itself. It Paul. Jon 23 up Alvin Kart is lust major figure in Hie Barker pm Pis gang pleaded not Hilly today it Federal charges of kidnapping William Hamm i wealthy St Brewer at 1 Abt nod it the sam1 time j Charles Fitzgerald minor can i land figure Semi Bald and Middle i aged and John Pfeiffer St Paul night club manager also pleaded not guilty Edward c Bartholmey Linnet i St master of Bensenville 111, Hill Bis arraignment postponed until Friday he is accused of furnishing lits Home As the place in hide Hamm before he was released for $100,000 Ransom or old Bov Dios at Home of grand parents James Donald Snider one year old son of mrs Flossie Snider died at 5 o clock this morning after four Days illness at lie Home of i grandparents or and mrs j i Henry 308 East chert Street besides his Kotlier he is him Vive by a sister Jeanette and a brother Emmett. Funeral services will be held Al th1 full oos 1 a Al Church late today interment will be made at Maple Grove Ceme m y Pue to funeral service is in charge of funeral arrangements Roosevelt signs new flood control Bill july oct dec Jan March May spots 12. Open High Low close 1230 1232 1218 1218b 1159 Uco 1142 1143 1152 1153 1139 1139 1144 1145 Usi 1139 1154 1157 1141 1141 1158 1162 1156 1148b closed steady at 1240, or Kansas editors who played such a notable role in the Po-1 Utica Rise of gov. Alf m. Landon heard one of the nominees first speeches after tie was chosen g. O p. Standard bearer. Here Landon is shown at the Kansas editors association meeting in Topeka As he scored Hie suppression of news to it source. Chicago wheat open High Low close july 95 5-8 97 1-2 95 1-4 a it 3 8 sep 56 7-8 98 1-4 95 7-8 j Chicago Corn open High Low close july 06 1-2 67 3-8 66 -6 1 0 sep 64 1-2 65 1-2 64 3-8 64 5-d livestock East St. Louis 111 1 up hogs 5,000 top 10.50 170-230 lbs., 1035-1050 140-160 lbs. 965-10.35 bulk sows 865-9.00 cattle 3,000 steers 625-800 Slaughter steers 5.00-8.25 mixed yearlings and heifers 7 75-8 40 Slaughter heifers 5 00-8 >0 beef cows 4.50-525 cutters at Low cutters 3 2 4 25 near a Railroad. Closing Stock prices new York june 23 up the Stock Market today Rose to it it new highs since april 15 in Moo stately Active trailing ran into moderate profit taking that w. I companies by dullness and then recovered or in its lows a t and t169 to Anaconda Copper 34 2-4 Bethlehem steel 53 5-h n Chrysler. 103 3 4 0 cities service. 9 1-8 n coca cola. 99 general american tank 48 1-4 general electric 38 1-2 general motors. C5 7-8 to International Harvester a Mckesson Robbins. 8 7-8 Montgomery Ward. 4 new York Central. 36 3-8 Packard. To 5 3 Phillips Petroleum. 41 -4 radio corp. 21 3-4 a St. Louis san Francisco 2 1-8 a Simmons bed. 29 3-3 d Standard of n j 59 to Texas co. 33 7-8 to it u s smelting. 87 i u s steel. 63 7 8 t Warner Bros. 9 3-41 d onite. 6 Washington the $320,000, 000 emergency flood control measure authorizing the const notion of projects Hgt widely scattered sections of the nation was tuned monday by president Roosevelt the president signed the Mea ure after the usual whit1 House lox 11 it \ i Lour present at the tuning Wax maj. Gen. De a in a Markham chief of til army engineers who directed in my flood 1 entre i projects i ii measure includes provi ions for a $55,000,000 system of retch voids to protect plot Sui Iii from inundations such As the City suffered in tills years Spring i of Ltd prof Yeti n at Washington for toe i in Obi memorial Navy building and the naval air station on Hie pot Mac River Banks and a i out Ani to reduce flood damages it t a e Missouri Ohio Mussi Lippi Basin. Red flags Fly when French sailors strike Bari 11 cd flags flew Over ships in Marseille Harbor today when sailers struck. Rightists fought police and leftists Here Lur me lid successive Day. Sailors aboard French ships in Arm die signalized the first walk. It by running up the red ban is then they prevented officers j Din removing the a 4s Tine walkout affected 50 shins j a it nil Hundred passengers relay. Sail on three liners for me ii. Went ashore death diary Seattle up North Ains 1 of it of seven climbers in an attempt to Donee Rucks k of tile boy win or too feet on i nary. It was hunted far up tin Rainier a party pushed Forward find the aban Delmur Fadden. To death at 13.-Mountaln last Jan thought tin pack contained a diary which would give some due to the cause off added a a death. Slayer pleads state hang him but port a fused to move the r a \ oilers Iii bait muddle Lindsay. Gal up a John j Ronaugh was fishing Tor Bass with j live mouse As bait Homer 1 Mer in the same boat was also Bing for Bass with a Blue Gill j r bait. When both got what j a emed to be a bite and Gaffer or catch it was found that Gor Auer a Blue Gill had merely Swul a it United press scattered ruins in Arkansas and other Purl of Hie mid South lust night added thousands of dollars to hi1 value of growing crops but Iii most instances tin1 ruins were not heavy enough to give More than temporary Relief a Survey showed today. The weather forecasters hold Little Hope for further ruins in the near future. Forecaster of a w. List it Memphis raid today that i uk1 mid South area would remain partly Cloudy today but wednes Day will be fair with rising tempi 1 attire. Rains insufficient in Arkansas Cross county received most Benefit lust. Night. Roland Hughes managing editor a a til Wynne daily Stai Progress said it started raining about 7 p in. And rained Tor hire1 hours. The rain was general Over the county and was Worth thousands of dollars to tanners of the area. A half Inch was recorded in nearby St Francis county county agent w a Adams reported Quot we got a Light rain but not nearly enough to relieve conditions Rains wore general Over Hie county but we still need a Good rain. Crops a specially truck end Hay and mixtures Are in bad he said Crowley s Ridge farm or were hauling water to the livestock and that it would tit a heavy Rains to refill their we county agent w. A. Ownes to Bee county reported a Hula amount of rain but not enough to relieve Field crod3 Ami pc tules. Ii1 sii.1 lie Corniff had not trad i Good rain Iii 70 Days. Steele gets rain in Crittenden county there was Only a Light Shower around Marion bul a fairly Good rain around inure said county agent w to. Vinzent agent j Fullerton of Mississippi county said Quot we did no to get a drop Iii our county. It rained hard near Steele Aud crops should be benefited greatly in that Section. Our truck crops Are gone and Corn Hay and pastures Are on Hie Way if it does t ruin soon it has been two months since we Hud a Good the rain was spotted in Craig head county said agent a. R. Sullivant. A we already have lost our Lex Pedreza and Clover crop bul last night s showers will help some. The North and Northeast parts of the county got no ruin at he said about to half Inch of ruin fell at i i to la Hock some parts us White county received us much As two inches. Glen Bishop 20, Dies at fort Benning a. Glen l Bishop. 20-year-old son of or and mrs. A l Bishop of this City died at the United states army Camp it fort Benning ga., yesterday his relatives Here have been advised in a Telegram from army Post officials. The message did not reveal whether Young Bishop died As a result of an illness or Aas killed in an Accident. He is survived by his parents two Sisters mrs Lillian Mayo and mrs. Baul Stilwell and a brother John k Bishop funeral arrangements Are in Complete according to the Cobb funeral Home. Granted divorce decree Reuben Chandler has been granted a divorce from mrs. Lulu Steen Chandler on the ground of indignities by Chancellor j. F. Gautney in a decision handed Down in vacation. The Case was uncontested. It h o Partlow was attorney for the plaintiff. Weather declaring that lie wanted the state to hang him so he could be free of the ghastly Complex that made him hate All women Albert Walter 28, new yorker is shown above in san Francisco jail after confessing lie strangled Blanche cousins 24, business student. The court refused his guilty plea he admitted killing tile girl during a san Francisco Date after they had met on a Long bus trip. Arkansas partly Cloudy tonight and wednesday. Slightly warmer in extreme North portion wednesday. Memphis and Vicinity a partly Cloudy tonight. Wednesday fair with rising temperatures. The maximum temperature Here yesterday was 87, minimum 69. Partly Cloudy with a truce of rain according to Samuel f Norris official weather observer

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