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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - May 27, 1935, Blytheville, Arkansas Served by tie United press courier vol. Xxxii no. Til the dominant newspaper of North Aba it Arkansas and boothea8t Missouri Blytheville courier Blytheville Dally news Blytheville Herald Mississippi Valley Leader Hira Blytheville Arkansas. Monday May 27, 1935 Home edition single copies five cents id farm moratorium Laws invalid Eastern Star t Fob All transportation administration seeks Power to regulate Highway and water carriers i his is the last of a series of six articles on president Roosevelt s program of a a most legislation for the current session of Congress. By Rodney duty her Washington. The trails air nation of the presidents a must program has lagged More than any other. It includes several Bills. Some of them probably will be passed by Congress at this session and others will not. The announced aim of the Mea a ires most of them proposed by coordinator Joseph b Eastman a a unified efficient National transportation system which would use each method of transport to he Best advantage discourage uses in services where they Are not Best adapted promote co operation and build up a financially and economically sound system furnishing the Best possible Ber vice. Especially desired by Roosevelt ire the Bills which would bring bus and truck and water traffic Inder regulation of the interstate Commerce commission which now regulates the railroads the bus and truck Bill has passed the Senate and probably a ill be passed by the House though the water Carrier Bill May not go through at this session railroads handicapped unregulated Competition from Rucks buses ships and barges has been one of the chief troubles of the railroads themselves subject to rigorous supervision. In the last 15 years nearly $20,000,000, too has been invested in non Tail competitions including highways As against Only $6,000,000,-000,000 in railroads. The result is an oversupply of i transportation facilities and cutthroat Competition which has led to demoralized conditions. The administration idea is to put the competing agencies on even terms with the rail carriers. Meanwhile the railroads face an Era of reorganization and Roosevelt and Eastman want to a a Flange the bankruptcy act to keep Wall Street Quot pirates from controlling reorganization and refinancing of distressed roads. Bankers and promoters As in the Case of Morgan and the Van Sweringen in the Missouri pay Rifle mix up Are Able to Block re-1 organizations now through t h e provision enabling a one third Stock interest to do so while Iri Sisung on plans More advantageous to themselves. Regulation sought the House interstate Commerce committee under chairman Sam Rayburn has been holding hearings on a Bill broadening Federal court authority in determining fairness of reorganization plans putting bondholders Quot protective committees under i c. C. Regulation and providing careful scrutiny of reorganization trustees. If the House acts favourably. Senator Burton Wheeler in charge of the transportation Bills in the Senate is All set to push the measure. I legion plans program Al hut memorial Day a memorial Day proc ram will be Given it the american legion hut on North second Street on i Hui Day to which the Public Ait veterans of All wars have been invited by Curtis j. Little Post commander of the american legion. Tile following program will by Fin at Loio am purpose of the meeting Post commander Curtis a i Little invocation Rev. V a a butterwort., chaplain War rime songs mrs Joe Trieschmann Reading in Flanders Fields or Howard Proctor president of the american legion auxiliary be Cion ceremony Roll Call of the departed Star spangled Bannet and the Benediction. Will Speno Ric som to harness Atlantic tides i i taught Kotlier Relief Fink be used Gine ering on d Money unique reject. For years the american stars have flashed their Way across japanese screens in Brilliant fashion. Now Koko Mikami is going to have a Chance to reverse the procedure. The Beautiful Young japanese coloratura Soprano will he starred in a motion picture that soon will be shown in the United states. Graduates hear Rei in. Womack baccalaureate Sermon delivered before crowded auditorium sunday. France facing finance crisis Cabinet asks parliament for Power to save franc balance budget. Paris May 27 it up a the Cabinet agreed today to ask full Powers from parliament to Deal with the most serious financial situation since the late Raymond p i care saved the franc is 1926 it was decided at a three and one half hour meeting to demand full Powers to protect the currency and balance the budget. The project will be submitted to parliament on its reassembly tomorrow. It is necessary under the project to find no ans to overcome u prospective budget deficit of 10,000.000,000 Lianes $658,300,000 and generally to strengthen the financial situation. Tile Powers which the govern i Merit seeks would Center in Premier Pierre Etienne Flandin Hayti Lions find site for acc Encampment Hayti to. The civilian conservation corps Camp promised this Community will be established on the Gilder farm immediately South of the City limits according to members of the Lions club committee which handled the details. Construction of the Camp will Start in about three weeks ii was reported. The government in locating the Camps declines to pay for the Sites and a Lions member said it was in to the citizens of Hayti to pay for it. Tire Camp lil a cd is to Roosevelt a desire to extend the term of the Federal coordinator of transportation Eastman for at least another year. The chief duty of the coordinator is to study and outline transportation plans for the future and eliminate waste and other evils. Fight to abolish curbs the american association of railroads would like to have the office abolished As it wants the railroads to make their own plans and to annul the present Law which prevents railroads from getting rid of labor at will. Eastman has a plan to take care of that problem Over a period of years and for payment of dismissal compensation on an approximate basis of a half months pay for each year of service air transportation and pipelines would eventually be regulated by i c c. Under the administration plan. It is proposed to increase the i. C. C. From la to 15 members create divisions for each new Field of regulation and appoint a permanent chairman the chairmanship now rotates from year to i _ year who would promote Speed arson City mo., Mav 271 and efficiency. Tup a the tearful plea of miss plan bus control a try a aces v a Walter it the motor Farrier Bill. Backed Lei Calm a a a a re save d from by state regulating commissions when gov a it a is it her it d today and most bus operators bul few i. Park commuted irv.ratir., ,.la a 8 death Enonce to life impels-1 continued on Page 3 a Ozment i work will include cleaning drainage ditches and other drainage and flood control work. Establishment of the Camp will mean that around $10,000 per month will be released in Hayti. Drank Boer not Poison Hospital doctors find no Trace of poisoning could be found when physicians at the Blytheville Hospital were asked saturday night to treat a woman reported to have attempted suicide by taking Poison. She had apparently consumed a Taree Quantity of Beer but otherwise was not ill and was discharged within a Short time after she had been brought to the Hospital her identity was not revealed to Hospital attaches. Victims plea saves kidnapper from death a oui objectives a was the subject of the Pennon delivered to the >9 graduates of the City High school by the Rev. W v Womack pastor of die first met ii dist Church for the annual bae Ca Quot Fate service sunday morning at the City auditorium. The auditorium was crowded to overflowing and Many friends were unable to gain admittance to hear the Sermon Rind musical program prepared by mrs. Paul l Tipton with miss Margaret Merritt assisting. The Rey Stuart ii Salmon. Pastor of the first presbyterian Church said the invocation and the Benediction was of Ono need by the Rev. A e. Butter Worth pastor of the first Christian Church. As has been the custom for Verai years girls of the class wore bouffant frocks in pastel hates and carried Arm bouquets j of Garden Flowers. For his Tex the Rev. Or. Worn i of used Quot and lot. Pitched his i tent toward Sodom. By Faith Abroham went out not knowing whither he three questions were presented As confronting the graduates a. What will you do with your lifer spend it or invest ii examples of tilt prodigal son As a spendthrift and Paul As an investor were cited b. Why will you do what you do with your life this Lias to do with the motive or purpose of life. Purpose was defined a conscious continuous concentration to attain an c How will you accomplish your purpose three things were Sug be Ted As aids acquaint yourself with the needs of Mankind take account of your own resources and link your life with god. The lives of Abraham and i of were brought out in contrast the a a mature texts indicate the general direction taken by the two Ives. Lot lived in a world of things which could be bought and sold. Abraham s life was a venture of Faith. The graduates were urged to take a a Long View of life and to remember Quot that to received carried with or the obligation a to Givas of god said to Abraham. A i will bless thee and thou Shalt be a the graduates were asked another question Quot where do we go from Here a by Way of illustration a sea Captain s Renly to a passenger was used Quot there Are three routes from the port in California to Australia tilt one generally travelled the one i want to go and tile one designated by my orders a pointing to a certain location on the Chart he Are Here at the Washington May 27 gip a dramatic attempt to produce Low Cost electricity by harnessing ila1 Atlantic Ocean a it rises Aud Falls off till coast of Maine will open Hie administrations $4, -000.000 re employ i neut drive late tilts week. The project on Passamaquoddy Bay neat president Roosevelt s summer Home will be financed by an initial $10,000,000 irom the work rebel fund it will give work to Between 4.000 and 5,000 needy. Who trap tidal water the Phin or to construct a huge Reservoir near and above the Shore line to trap the Waves a they list 28 feet with the incoming tide. The water then will be allowed to run out through hydroelectric turbines to manufacture the Power. The development unique in engineering will take three years to build and will Cost a total of More than $36,000,000 president Roosevelt is expected to aet tomorrow to give formal approval to More than $1,600.-000,0000 in projects recommended by his advisory allotment Board he already has verbally passed them. His action will release the Money from Hie u. S. Treasury and put the program in motion. It is scheduled to end Iii 13 months reaching a Peak in mid november of this year. Kidnap victim v i John p. Weyerhaeuser of Tacoma Wash. Whose 9-year-old son George Philip Weyer Hummer Csc kidnapped tor a reported $200,-0 h Ransom. Clue obtained boy seen with three men report parents ready to pay. Asks bids on Bonds Washington. May 27 Tup a for the fir time since 1911 the Treasury today undertook to sell Bonds totalling too of Ltd too to Hie highest bidder As a first Ste toward financing the $4,-880,000,000 work Relief program. The offering of 3 per cent Bonds due june 15, 1946 to 1948, represents a financing program intended to increase tile Treasury a present Cash holding of $717,-000.000 bids must be above Par the Treasury stipulated. Bidders offering the prevailing Market Prim for $825,000 too in 3 per cent Bonds outstanding will receive a yield of about 2. Per cent tile lowest on a Long term government Issue since tile world War. Liberty league enters fight on Iva program Washington Mav 27 up a the congressional Battle Over future of thy Tennessee Valley Experiment was heightened today by assertion of the american Liberty i eague that sponsors of Tva Are Quot interested primarily in building up a socialistic the Liberty league a nonpartisan conservative organization presented an analysis of proposed amendments to the Tva act and strenuously opposed their adoption tile amendments increasing scope of Tva have been tabled by the House military affairs committee after pushing the Senate Tacoma Wash., May 27. Up the first tangible clue in the George Weyerhaeuser kidnapping was obtained today when it was Learned that the lad was seen in in Auto headed North from the Annie Wright Seminary a few minutes after he was kidnapped last Friday. There were threes men in the car with the boy. Mean while the third of five Days tile kidnapper gave for tile child to live found his wealthy parents frantically seeking an Opportunity to pay $200,000 Ransom. Truck Driver still missing _ search reveals no trace1 of Yourn Hayti Man feared murder victim. Harry Pharr nominated for River commission Washington May 7. Up president Roosevelt today sent to the Senate the or Harry n. Pharr of Memphis trim Alii Marianna Arkin he a member of the missis Sissi River . He has Bren chief Engineer of the St. Francis levee Board fur More than 30 years. Nein Deal loses Bilot if Aga and was i tribunal i Nanini Nusly. Fixing ii decides services will to tomorrow morn Frenton term. Seized by kidnappers on ids Way Home from school in Tacoma Wash. George Weyerhaeuser 9, above is held prisoner by kidnappers for $200,000 Ransom. Ills father John p. Weyerhaeuser jr., Multi millionaire Lumberman is reported ready to tile sum at once for the boy s release new York Cotton new Cotton continued. Quot we present attention was Etsity of three who desired to called to the Nee things for those reach worthwhile objectives in their lives concentrate a consecration and continuation. The service was the first formal affair of this years commencement which will be concluded Friday evening when diplomas will be presented at the City auditorium. D. J. Carterjr. Dies d. J. Carter jr., son of or and mrs. D. J. Cartersr. 1915 West Sycamore Street died at the Blytheville Hospital Early sunday morning after a three weeks illness of pneumonia. Funeral services were held sunday afternoon at Maple Grove cemetery with the Rev i Rhodes officiating. The l. G. Moss undertaking company was in charge of funeral arrangements. He is survived by hts parents. Charge truck Drivers with License violations trial of w j Hensley and Levi Mccallister Drivers for tile Ellis trucking company of Indianapolis iud., charged with state truck License statute violation. A been set for saturday. Hensley is accused of misuse of truck License and Mccallister is charged with operating a truck without License. A Large freight truck driven by one of the men was seized by a Tate Revenue officers when Mccallister and Hensley were arrested Friday night. The officers refused to turn the truck Over to the trucking company and the company filed suit in circuit court to Replevin the truck securing its release saturday night Manila pos mistress receives commission Memphis May 27 up a a Young wife and her three Small children anxiously awaited today for news As to the whereabouts of Mont e Sullivan 25, Memphis truck Driver who has been missing since i a. M. Saturday. Sullivan a bloodstained truck was found parked at tile a 8 Barbero shed Early saturday morning a search by his father c. W Sullivan. Of Hayti. Mo., aided by police Captain Frank Gibson has failed to uncover any clue As to his whereabouts. Hayti mo., May 27�?while a search was being continued throughout Arkansas today for Mont Sullivan his family Here was anxiously awaiting word of his Fate or whereabouts. His family indicated that authorities in Arkansas suspected murder with robbery As the motive since the youths work included delivering fruits and collecting for them in Cash. Sullivan a wife three Small children father and Mother live Here. He had been working with the Barboro concern several months. Matakuska Colony aids alaskan lumber Industry july oct dec Jan March May spots to York. May 27 up closed barely steady open High Low 1198 1205 1196 1184 1185 1187 1188 1191 1191 1194 1194 1194 1194 closed quiet at 1169 1171 1175 1179 1190 i cd Xiv 1196 1169 117 1175 1179 1182b 30, off new Orleans Cotton new Orleans May 27 up old crop months held very steady on the new Orleans Exchange to Day while the new crop was easier prices finished unchanged to 14 Points lower july oct dec Jan March May spots open 1194 1180 1184 1187 1190 High Low 1198 1192 1180 1184 1187 1190 1161 1168 1172 1175 closed quiet at 1240, clog 1192 1161 1168 1172 1175 1177 off 5 Manila mrs Teague received last week As the Eva Caraway her commission new pos mistress or buildings Juneau. Alaska. Up a establishment of the Matakuska River Valley Colony by the Federal government gave an unexpected Boom to the Alaska lumber Indus try. Mills at Juneau and Ketchikan received a preliminary order 250,000 Board feet with larger Ders anticipated work at the co ony will include construction 200 residences As Well As bams poultry houses and numerous oth for or of at Manila she has appointed mrs Myrtle Pearson and byral Mchenry As her assistants miss Georgia Lee Stuart the retiring pos mistress has gone in Rife drug business with Hei father. J administrators announced a policy of purchasing All supplies possible in Alaska. Wealthy Indian families drink water scented with Rev of Jasmine fragrance closing Stock prices new York May 27 up a stocks firmed in quiet trading today while Bonds were mixed the Dollar eased in Sterling rates and firmed in Gold currencies a t. And to. 121 1-2 Anaconda Copper. 17 3-8 Bethlehem steel. 27 5-8 Chrysler. 46 5-8 cities service. 2 1-4 coca cola. 207 general american tank 33 1-2 general electric. 26 1-2 general motors is 1-2 International Harvester 42 5-8 Mckesson Robbins. 6 7-8 Montgomery Ward. 27 3-8 new York Central. 17 1-8 Packard. 4 Phillips Petroleum. 22 i radio corp. 5 i St. Louis san Francisco i Simmons bed. 8 5 Standard of n j48 i Texas co. 23 i u s. Smelting. 113 u. S. Steel. 34 7-8 onite. A funeral services will be held at the first Baptist Church of Trenton. Tenn., tomorrow morning la of clock for mrs. Josephine haves Highfill. 47, wife of h Highfill who died at the Memphis methodist Hospital sunday afternoon following a Brief illness. Death resulted from thrombophlebitis. Apparently resulting from an infection of the Arm and a kidney ailment which became More complicated saturday afternoon when her heart weakened so much that she was removed to the hos Octal in a Cobb ambulance mrs Highfill had not been Well for several months having Hud influenza twice since Christmas ten Days ago she broke a rib when a die fell in the Bathtub. What Quot aused the infection of the Arm has not yet been determined by Memphis specialists she had been ill for a week but her condition lid not appear serious until the heart admin developed saturday afternoon. Mrs. Highfill who was born in Trenton Tenn Wop married to or h Oheim a in in of has i a toeing commission and widely known business Man and planter in Paragould in 1910. They also moved at Caruthersville before coming Here la years ago. Where they had since resided except for four years spent in Memphis. She is also survived Quot by a sister mrs g. W Dobbs of Trenton who a ame several Days ago for a visit. And two Brothers Walter and Lon haves of Trenton. Mrs. Highfill was accompanied to Memphis by or. Highfill her sister and or i r. Johnson lat or that night or. And mrs. Frank Light ill of Kennett and the Hurt Highfill of Caruthersville and b g. West went to Memphis. They accompanied tile remains to Trenton and others planning to go Over for vie services include or. And mrs. Of a. Isaacs mrs. Marvin Robinson mrs Russell Phillips. Or and mrs e a. Stacy mrs w d Chamblin mrs Frank Dulaney or. And mrs Ross d Hughes mrs. Baker Wilson. Louie Apple Burn. Mrs. Elton w. Kirby misses Alice and Belle Whitsett e. B Lyman. E. C. Patton w. M. Scruggs miss Ada Dunavant or s Leota Blaylock or. And mrs. J f. Lent mrs. Harry Kirby and mrs. O p. Moss who went to Trenton late yesterday returned Hosip at noon today. These will go via the Cottonwood ferry which will begin operation at 0 of clock for the two hours trip there. Power company assessed at $607,840 in Arkansas Little Rock Ark a Arkansas properties of the Arkansas mls soul Power company Blytheville have been valued at $607,840 for tax purposes by the Arkansas corporation commission which announced on saturday the assessments of nearly fifty utilities operating in this state. The Paragould Southeastern railway a Cotton Belt subsidiary was assessed at 306,100. Total Ark Ansas valuation of the Cotton Belt was 310,324,317. The Jonesboro Lake City and Eastern a Frisco subsidiary was valued at $338,374. The total Frisco assessment was fixed at $8,428,663. Largest assessment was against the Missouri Pacific Railroad $28,978,308 Wedington. A / 27 tip i if new Den went Down to de t Ai on two mar issues today before i Apia me court of t he United stains i Quot Hie a Vin no tar poultry eau involving Validity of motor pro v it pm of die National Industrial if coven act the tribunal ruled Nimi Mouv had. Thy nit a code a a a a Kin nut Bori to was an improve Dele Guinns by eolian a of its pow pm nod nil but barred Federal 9 Elution Oji wages and hours of a a Bor a n another important opinion n Rifted by the Liberal Hustle to on is n Brandeis the court held he Frazier Lemke farm mors tor i i Quot in a a invalid is n violation j of the Federal Constitution Power exceeded a n hour a test cats the court ruled in Brief 1 Congress had exceeded it authority when it Defeated to a he executive Bra Toto of the government Power or promulgate codes Ltd fair Competition having the Force of Law be Cense it did it up standards to guide the a Cutie and for a eve a1 other sol is. 2 the Federal Ovid him Ait no hover to re Tate hours in fro Usa tie is affecting Ter Lute Commerce. Donald Richburg chief of National recovery administration who was present in the court room was much shaken. He refused to comment. La in a o o Ltd adm to a Tow Mefi weft ult on if Tofal of to a n that the decision or w the bar it a to a it Furmon the direct result of the decision was to reverse the conviction of the defendants in the Schleeh Ter live poultry ease on 18 counts in vol ring wage and hour provisions of the live poultry code and unfair Trode tactics including the Sale of diseased fouls. Rights taken illegally the Frazier i Emke farm moratorium act. Missed at the close of the seventy third Congress pro a Toioi Federal court machinery to a Rule Down farm debt Quot and halt flu a closure of farm mortgages. The Case a decided in an to brought by the Ilju Sivill joint not sex re a has and Bittie it Eai a Dock i and Bank against William w Radford sr., a Kentucky farm owner. Tile courts opinion written by a tvs Hee branded held that the a a violated the Comet Tipti by a aking away right of mortgage holders. A it was bad under the fifth amendment As a taking without Ive process a Bra re Els said reviewing the history of mortgage Laws and Relief previously Ivan debtors. Branded a Ald the a Abler Lemk Law was the Firth a statute or decision com be Ling the mortgagee to Rel Louish the Troi Wrev to the Mortgagor free if the Lien unless the debt was Oaid in according to computations three quintillion electrons flow through the average incandescent lamp every second when it is lighted Chicago wheat May july open 86 7-8 87 3-4 High 87 1-4 88 1-8 Low 85 3-4 86 7-8 close services hold saturday for Walter Crowder funeral services were held saturday at the first methodist Church Here for Walter Crowder 22. Son of mrs. W. S. Crowder and the late w. S. Crowder. The Rev w v. Womack pastor. Officiated at the services and a negro quartet which had been trained by Walter Crowder rendered musical numbers. Interment was made at Maple Grove cemetery. The following served As pallbearers Tull Johnson jr., Kenneth Osbron. Claude Moore tack Smotherman Arnold Halls Johnson. James Johnson Jerry Holley and Vinton Bass. The surface of the Mediterranean sea is lower than that of the Atlantic Ocean. Its evacuation is much greater than its rainfall. Weather to East and 86 87 Chicago Corn May july open 84 1-8 78 5-8 High 85 1-4 79 1-2 Low 81 5-8 76 7-8 close 83 1-2 77 3-4 Arkansas mostly Cloudy night probably showers in end South portions tonight tuesday. Memphis and Vicinity Cloudy tonight tomorrow showers and no s ii by v thunderstorms. Little change in temperature. The maximum temperature Here yesterday was 75, minimum 48. Clear according to Samuel f. Norris official weather observer

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