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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - October 19, 1936, Blytheville, Arkansas Blytheville courier the dominant newspaper of Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri vol. Xxxi Llu no. Isi by Leville courier Blytheville Herald Blytheville daily news Mississippi Valley Leader he Vii by i Olk. A us a is As monday cd to ukr ii iwo sing Lio copies five cents Bailey stirs Futrelle sire three Pem Scot residents meet it accidents claim i to lives and shooting is responsible for i Bird. By Max Stirm special correspondent Hayti to. Three residents of Pem Scot county met violent deaths Over the week end one in a crossing Accident one on a Highway and the third a negro in a shooting affray in which three other negroes were wounded. The victims mrs. Diana Back 67, hit and killed sunday night by the Frisco Moose Quot on the Hayti Kennett line near Pascola seven Miles West of Hayti. Robert Earl Kribbs 23, found dead Early sunday morning on the Cottonwood Point Road about a mile South of the game Community stub Tow apparently the victim of a hit and run Driver. Cottrell and killed who also negro participants in a on the Sam Buchanan farm game three Miles West of Luthersville. Blinded by headlight inquests in All the re Quot deaths were conducted by or. J. W. Rhodes of Hayti Pem Scot county Coroner. Mrs backs death occurred at about 6 15 sunday night. Accompanied by her sister mrs. Bushie Back she was crossing the tracks As the motor train approached Pascola. Blinded by tile headlight she became confused and was struck by Hie train. Her sister stepped from the tracks in time and was unhurt. The coroners jury fixed no blame for the tragedy. Mrs. Back is survived by four sons. Lee Willard and Sherman Back and Roy Fletcher Alloi Quot Horn live in or near Pascola a daughter. Mary Filisa of St. Louis and a step son Bruce Back manager of the Oliver Plantation at Pascola. Of Terai services were held at Pascola at 2 of clock this Ai Ter noon. Judge refuses order to protect Browder i Terre haute. Ind. Get. Iii j up a a lid e Albert r of erns of i \ Igo county Superior court re a fused today to intervene to prevent arrest of Earl Browder communist candidate for president 1 j attorneys for Browder had 1 sought a restraining order us j i police planned to pre j it it tie candid of att Mauiro a j scheduled radio address tumor Row. Browder Vias jailed september 30j i when lie attempted to make a j j speech. His lawyers said he had contracted for radio time j and his property rights would a violated if he was unable to use i it. I statues Honor Lincoln Davis four meet death in Florida electric chair investment Bank and real estate loan business to have new Hornes. Battle ground Roosevelt apparently is recovering part of lost Rural strength by Rodney Dutcher of. Louis. To the it in estates Quot in the main Ori Inala a were conceded by the republicans and claimed of the democrats subsequently. Their loss was mourned by the democrats and the republicans claimed them for Landen. The electoral Region As a More or less the farm. Is to be vet t ing Roosevelt again. A matter cd fact eight now Lions of the it in to by t Ess up. As Are reported Ward As each Reed 24 negro by an unknown wounded three crap shot negro other game near Ca Osceola arks the Florida Brothers of Osceola Are expanding their business interests with Thomas and James Florida soon to open an investment Bank and Andrew soon to move Home for their real business. Begin the last of the modern Stone front George and i to a new i estate loan work will week on a building which is to be erected by Thomas and James Florida across from the Post office. The lot 50 by 150 feet one half Block West of Highway 61 on main Street was recently purchased from w j. Driver and Lee Wilson amp co the building which is expected to be ready for occupancy by january i will be modern Iii every respect and will be air conditioned. There will be four private offices to be panelled in mahogany and tile remainder of the Interior will have plastered Walls with tile floors and other modern finishing. George Mahan of Memphis is the architect. The firm will be known As Florida Bros. A co., investment Bank. Claims a Lute Campaign Drift in its own direction among the Farmers. But As far As this c respondent can learn be body j can guess surely within shoot ing distance As to what pro pot tic ii of the Farmer vote will go to Landen. Roosevelt or i Mike 1 a late Swine to Roosevelt does t necessarily in an that a majority of Farmers will be with him nov 3 no one How Rry h of a swing that world re a quire. And the Best reason one ands for believing preponderant reports of such swings is the fact that after Many months of tie Ivy re publican , the new dealers have lately Cut Loose with what conceivable May by an cl-1 Teeth Paten. Farm the states called York Rural counter propaganda Cam vote is important Farmer is important in Well removed from the so Quot Grain Rural new Rural Michigan Rural Ohio Pennsylvania All a r e strongholds of Landon sentiment As opposed to Roosevelt strength in the cities. In numerous states the extent to which Rural voters repudiate the new Deal will decide whether Largo democratic Urban majorities George and Andrew Florida have can be overturned find body on Highway the body of Kribbs was found on the Highway it 1 30 sunday morning about 30 minutes after he had left the Home of his lather a Short distance away. The condition of the body indicated that Hie car which hit Kribbs had dragged him for a by distance. He had been drinking prior to tile Accident according to testimony at tile Coroner a a inquest there was no clue to the Driver of the death car. Negro participants in the crap game on the Buchanan place in which Reed was killed were unable to identify the Man who did the shooting. Their testimony was that he appeared at tile door of the room in which the game was in Progress and opened fire killing Reed and wounding three other negroes. Senath men badly Hurt when Auto turns Over Jonesboro. Ark Albert corer. 29. And Joe Tackleberry 64, both of Senath mo., Are in serious conditions Iii a Hospital Here As a result of an automobile Accident near Senath saturday night. Neither is expected to recover. Tim Accident occurred on a i Sharp curve on tile Highway bs-1 tween Arbyrd and Senath. Tile front wheel of the car struck Loose gravel on the Edge of tile Highway throwing the automobile into a six foot ditch. The machine overturned and was demolished. Orville Ely 23, Arbyrd to is in a Hospital Here with a broken left thigh crushed left foot and cuts on the face suffered Friday morning when lie fell beneath the wheels of a truck on the Highway near Arbyrd. He had flagged a ride and started to jump on the running Board of a truck before it came to a dead Stop. Has foot slipped and lie fell under a rear wheel. New Orleans Cotton had the building dismantled at Hie Corner of main Street and Highway i which they recently purchased from w. J. Driver for he new Home of tile Florida real estate loan company. Plans have been completed for tile new building which is to be 54 by 115 feet and which will House their office and two stores. The building will be classic in design i with the Entrance in Bronze the cons Dera ceilings of ornamental plaster the floors of tile and the furnishings of Walnut. It will be air conditioned and will have a ladies lounge. Hanker amp Cairns of Memphis Are the architects. The four Brothers went to Osceola from East Tennessee in 1919 new York Cotton new Cotton dec Jan March May july oct spots seven. York oct. 19 up i Ste Ady. Open High Low Clos 1196 1216 1190 1190 1197 1203 us 1192 1214 1211 120 j 1201 1209 1213 1204 1207 1207 1211 1202 1204 1161 1161 uss 1157 closed quiet at 1235, off spot average is 12.12 tile average Price of 7-8 inch1 middling Cotton on the ten Des-1 i hated markets today was 12.12,1 according to the Blytheville Board i of Trade. One reason the Farmer vote is so hard to guess is according to cd in be tent authority that the individual and individualist Fanner is uncommunicative. Scouts who penetrate the Rural areas and try to ascertain the Farmers political sentiments say he is More than Likely to just sit on a Fence and Grunt. Republican stress on an increase in agricultural imports since 1933 and in the big i tease in Federal and National debt have made a deep impression on Farmers most of whom perforce Are Thrifty almost to excess. To a remarkable degree these arguments have offset the Devin Ite improvement in the average Burner s economic position under tile new Deal. Democrats have been Busy telling Hie Quot True Story Quot of imports ail Oer the Middle West and telling Hie Farmer not to worry about the National debt. Late Campaign Republican propaganda. Aside from repetition is stressing the Quot in americanism Quot or Quot communism a of the new Deal and asserting that four More years of Roosevelt would mean and Homes. Tor but if there has been a marked Drift Back to Roosevelt there a no no re Likely reason for it than tin Success of the new Deal farm propagandists in Selling the idea that tile Farmers need expect few a place in the state Capitol Rotunda at Frank Oit byways reserved Tor this nine foot statue of Jeff Al on Davis Confederate president. It will stand opposite ii statue the same size of Abra Liun Lincoln. Both Davis and Lincoln were born in Kentucky less than too Miles apart. Frederick c. Hibbard Chicago sculptor is shown working on the Davis statue. Seeks test of Security Pun Boston attorney asks in prone court for perming sigh to attack act. Arc can a a of farms Ai i i Ture favors Are fact Washington Oft. 19. It up the supreme court today asked to add a test of the new social Security act to its program for the term when Edward f Mcclennon Boston attorney sought to intervene As a Quot Friend of the court Quot in three new York state unemployment insurance Law cases soon to be argued. Tile court took no immediate action on Mcclennan a Surprise move. It merely allowed him permission to file a motion asking that tile court consider the Federal social Security act. The move came without pre Vious warning at the close of a meeting of the court during which it rejected pleas to it review suits involving two new Deal Laws. One of those rejected in Brief orders was tile attack on the truth in securities act of j Edward Jones new York Oil participation certificate promoter the other involved an attempt of the i Alabama Power company and tile Texas utilities company to bring their attacks on Hie pea Power loan and Grant program before the tribunal at once. Mcclennan a Brief asserted that his firm Laid brought Many suits in Massachusetts questioning whether tile social Security act and Hie state Laws passed a part of Raiford. Flu. Oct 19 up i i or men were put to death in a eld Ida s electric chair today they were i ii re i it i red Casey. Miami pc it Ted of slaying a pharma Cist s clerk during a drug store i Holdup it Miami in 1931 i Jiminy Mulligan Miami Cen in. Ii led with Casey in the Miami a flaying in which Frank i pal i Lier was killed. I i Padgett. Bantu Rosa coun a to Tanner convicted of killing i i is Wile with a turpentine Liat filet in 1934 i cd Chirk negro Escambia Quinty. Convicted of killing his \ lie King refuges to gue press Duel Ines to request suppression of Simpson divorce i rial news. I on Hon get. 19 up King Vej Quot a re Chi resell by Influent tin advisers to maintain More secrecy about his Friendship with. Mrs Ernest Simpson refused to i i he to attempt to gag British i Rew l Peers desiring to report the j / in Iran woman s divorce court j j m endings next week it was understood the Kings i secretaries asked him whether he 1 would Send confidential messages i to editors of newspapers and news j agencies requesting them to in litre or soft pedal the Simpson divorce Case when it conies up at the Ipswich assizes tile King however rejected the i proposal a source close to Buckingham Palace told the United press Quot his majesty is opposed to a i pealing to tile press to suppress news of the divorce suit when it is heard in court because it might otherwise convey Hie impression that ins majesty is involved in mrs. Simpson s private affairs the King s action was in line with his steady insistence that ills Friendship with mrs. Simo business but his spite the surge of gossip which has prompted individual numbers of parliament to consider making representations to was he 0,1 Sut Jet. The seriousness with which these men regard the association is made Clear by their knowledge that the King has angrily rebuffed respectful intimations Al a Eady made by tin archbishop of Canterbury supreme head of the Church of England and prime minister Stanley Baldwin As part of their tentative plan the members of parliament concerned Are even talking about the possibility of persuading Hie venerable archbishop to approach Hie King again Ekins girdles Gedde in less 181-2 mini rivals ii my 10,000 Miles Beigel loiter la tis As j5, mile air journey Airport Newark 19 up ii r elfin York world Tele rain snip Silow n re new a Rived at la 49 3 4 i 1 today on the chief to Complete Hui Miles around i n j. Oct of tin new i and other papers a 5 a m Dot a Twa line i ski a flight of 25, the world in less than in 1-2 Days a new world record for travel in Ordinary commercial conveyances i Ekins Lett i in to Hurst. N j on the dirigible Hindenburg at la 17 p m Ltd s. To september 30, accompanied by two rivals in a race around the world to demonstrate Hie Speed and dependability of modern commercial Hon. His competitors Dorothy Kil Gallen of the Nev York journal International news service and Leo k Lenin of the new York i lines a a n. A service still were in Manila today but hoped to git away at Dawn tuesday about 3 p m monday. K s. T for fan Francisco. Ekins Defeated them by a margin of 10.000 Miles and six Days travel Tim the flying reporter was timed by lib a to a Lender and col. Cleo Rye a Vaughn of the National aeronaut Les association his unofficial time Tor the around the world flight from Lakehurst to i Akehurst was 18 Days. Ii hours. 14 minutes and 33 seconds. The time i rom Lakehurst to Newark was 18 Days la hours. 31 minutes 36 4-5 seconds. Trying to Stehl it la. R. In this i ending by probably the widest margin by which any race was Ever will la r Ekins new York reporter crossed the finish Lim today 10,000 Miles Abt Adol i two rivals in an around the world a race Belgium puns defense lines to Hehr Roosevelt will give France addition Al Security against at it a Germany. Tack i a nun line Paris. Ort 19 up b is on will announce a trial of defense to halt any German invasion and France will extend its formidable Maginot lines of defense All the was to the St it was said Iii authoritative quarters in Day. Thus the result i obey of neutrality Tunny ii stronger Ever against any tack on France Belgium s new of Belgium s will mean Arba drier than German at to Brough Belgium policy is expect lies due no credit problem is solved gov it declares. Little Rock. Ark., oct. 19. Up gov. J. M Futrell today charged atty. Gen Carl e Bailey democratic nominee for governor with putting himself in the position of taking any honors that might arise from the work of the state farm tenancy co Nilsson headed by c. E. Palmer. South Arkansas publisher. Quot if the farm tenancy problem in Arkansas and other Southern Stales is solved it will be because or. Palmer and his commission Laid the groundwork that led to the solution Quot the governor said. Quot because Palmer was interested in the problem As Well As myself i named the commission and selected him As los Quot credit for presenting a solution of tilt question should go to Palmer and no one else Quot the governor said. Friends of the governor said he was considerably Quot put out Quot by a news article that appeared today in a morning paper in which the gubernatorial nominee in a new York press conference insisted that his incoming administration would attempt to solve the tenant problem. Tile governor announced that he would attend the meeting of the tenancy commissions committee of 19. Which will be meld Here tuesday and that he was hopeful that the commission will have something Concrete in its report. Advices from the governor said he intended to present the commissions findings at once to other governors facing tenant Farmer problems in an Effort to Complete the group work before leaving office on january la. President Morrow will on leave lol los i id i w. J. Wunderlich named Christmas Seal chairman Lour of Campaign. Washington oct 19 it up a president Roosevelt returned to Washington today to work on routine administrative business before setting out Tomoi n k night on his third Campaign tour this a one through the new England states. Or Roosevelt arrived this in lining from Hyde Park where be spent a restful week end after ills strenuous tour of Ute West and Middle West during which he made nearly go speeches Iii defense of the new Deal his swing through new England will take him through Massachusetts Rode Island and Connecticut wednesday and thursday of to be discussed in a debate on National defense Iii the belgian parliament next week t til debate it was said in Brussells will deaf up any misunderstanding regarding King i Leopold a statement about neutrality and will bring the announcement of following defense lines a Chain of Concrete Spiel Ull along the Eastern fron the i t ers tier. Lim favors from Washington in tile i it Are constitutional under led closing Stock prices new Cotton dec Jan March May july Ort spots three. I Ori eans oct. 19 up a closed steady. Open High Low close 1193 1191 1194 1195 1194 1189b 1200 1206 1196 1198 1203 1210 1200 1201 1200 1208 1200 1202b 1157 1158 1155 1155 a t and Anaconda Copper. Bethlehem steel. Chrysler. Cities service. Coca cola. General american tank general electric. General motors. International Harvester Mckesson Robbins. Montgomery Ward. New York Central. Packard. Phillips Petroleum. Radio corp. St. Louis san Francisco Simmons bed. Standard of n Texas co. U s smelting. U s steel. Warner Bros. Onite. Next four years it they walk out Ion the democratic ticket new. I banners Lave teen assured that i Roosevelt election is fairly Eer 179 1-2 47 1-4 75 3-4 129 3-8 4 1-8 120 63 1-8 49 i 73 1-8 89 1-2 k0b Tail Wii upon for other in my Liat in any event there the Case be a democratic Congress that he win h they must depend not i Benefit checks und sweeteners. Any event Farmers Are re 12 7-8 45 3-8 to 7-8 2 1-2 48 65 44 85 79 Chicago wheat closed steady it 1237, off open High Low dec Jig 1-8 big 3-8 114 1-4 May 114 3-4 114 7-8 113 Cevint More Reading matter in the firm of propaganda than they a before. Lately a great i i it has poured out from 9 7-8j Tho Roosevelt agricultural com-57 3-8, n1 it tee. The farm Wing of the 48 i-81 democratic committee with Headquarters in new York and organization in every farm county. Campaign by radio in most states tile committee is headed up by Republican Farmer leaders. Every morning very Early and Quot just after milking time it puts on a radio program featuring a farm organization official Secretary Wal lace an Iowa preacher or someone else who supposedly carries an a pea i whether All this can offset the pro Bandon declarations of such old time Tarn heroes As Frank continued on Page 3 frill and state constitutions. The court probably will act next monday Oil the lawyers plea that he by allowed to file a Brief in As Well As a similar plea be allowed to join in the argument. Tile Brief Winch will be filed of the court Grants permission attacks the social Security act on the ground that it attempts to tax Loi purposes not permitted the Constitution. Livestock it Louis. Receipts 111., get 13,000 19 1-4 i 1-2 1-81 14 3-8j 8 7-8 close 114 1-2 113 1-4 East f up hoi top 10.20 170-240 lbs 10 00-10 15 140-160 lbs 7 25-1 bulk sows 8.75-9.25 cattle receipts 6,500 steers 7 80-9 50 Slaughter steers mixed yearlings 4 50-9 75 Slaughter heifers 550-800 beef cows 3 00-3 75 cutters and Low cutters the common Domestic Turkey can i kill a Rattlesnake 5.50-800 and heifers w j Wunderlich of Blytheville has been appointed Mississippi county chairman for the Christmas Seal Sale of the Sas tuberculosis association it was announced sunday by col. T la. Barton Al Dorado state chairman for the Sale. Col Barton announced that under a nation wide agreement Between the american red Cross and tile National tuberculosis association the Christmas Seal Sale will begin on november 27, the Day after thanksgiving and two Days after tile close of the annual red Cross drive november 25 col. Barton said that a Gratifying response had been received from All sections of the state in appointment of county and Community Seal Sale leaders and that organization work the Stout the state would be completed Well in Advance of the opening of the Sale. Slain convicts body sent to Lequire okla. The body of j w Gilpin 37, county convict who was fatally shot when he attempted to escape from Henry Lutes superintendent of the prison farm. Friday was sent this morning to Lequire okla., when will be made. Gilpin is survived by ins Mother mrs. Jennie Gill in and five Brothers. Olla in had pleaded guilty to conspiracy to cheat in municipal court Here and was Oil Hie Way to the county farm at Luxora to serve out a $25 Fine when the escape attempt mid shooting occurred Landen rides West aboard Bandon i nun n route to California oct. 19 up m Landon opened the final annual Republican offensive of the 1936 Alkali i Campaign today with a fresh Challie that president Roosevelt olm to per it Etuate the principles of i aka by one device or Anomer. I campaigning through Colorado i and across new Mexico in route to deliver a major speech it Quot Unity Quot at i of Angeles tuesday night the Republican nominee was assured by party leaders that he would carry new Mexico in november because of a intense revolt Quot against the new Deal. 2 As in 1914 a fortified along the Meuse liver 3 a defense line running from lie e and j�4allel to the Netherlands Routier As fur As Antwerp on tin sea it was said authoritatively that the series of conferences Here on Belgium s new policy resulted in the definite decision to extend France s Maginot forts to the sea instead of stopping them at the belgian Frontier. Some experts believe that at least part of tin new line will be fortified by the flood system the system that l to be used in the belgian scheme Iii the Vicinity of the King Albert canal. This would put a great water burlier in the path of any German army. Land an admits Frosh paddling was beneficial theater men Are told Public wants new stars Memphis. Jet 19 up Tho old film stars Are losing some it their lucrative Lustre and it is up to theatre exhibitors to Shine up Acme be ones if he want to keep the paying Public satisfied. De Kuykendall president of the motion picture theatre owners of America Sud Here today Kuykendall addressing Arkansas. Mississippi and Tennessee theatre men it their annual convention said Quot Many of the old stars Are going out. They done to mean As much today As they did even six or eight months Quot you exhibitors Quot lie continued Quot must Ald and abet the development of newer and younger Columbus o. <u1 m Landon is in favor the paddle to College providing other things gov. Alf of applying freshmen won t work Houston port figures highest in 4 years Houston Tex or a port Houston earned $389,029 09 during the first nine Konttis of 1936, reflecting tile highest upturn in water transportation Here within the past four years. Earnings were reported to the Harris county commissioners court by county auditor Harry l. Washburn w to said september business was Hie greatest of any corresponding period since 1932. Light Sydney Hull up War starts Australia la interment1 starting to compete with Japan Iii j the manufacture of cheap electric Light bulbs a $500,00 appropriation has been made Tor further equipping the Newcastle Plant of the electric Light manufacturers ltd., of Australia when the Plant has been fully installed it expects to increase its annual output by 5.000,000 lamps and to make reductions Iii Price ranging from in to 37 per cent. Gov Landon admitted his avocation of Quot paddling Quot when he visited tile Ohio state University chapter of hts fraternity Phi Gamma Delta during his visit Here. The Republican presid Inee revealed that a running the Gauntlet a took some of the Quot kinks Quot out of him when he was a freshman at the University of Kansas or. Landon recalled How a Quot she lacking Quot cured him of a particular bit of High school Slang which lie brought with him to College. A greeting classmates with Quot hello Fox Quot or Quot i Fox Quot pledged to Phi Gamma Delta Only a few Days he let it slip in greeting the chapter president who was not impressed by tile phrase he prescribed a heavy dose of pad dig to cure the Youthful Landon a and it did. However ins classmates Quot kidded him so much that the nickname a Fox Quot stuck with him through tvs College Days. Chicago Corn Homes lost As entire Village goes on Block Kinlock a. Up when the Borough of Kinlock went under the auctioneer s Hammer nearly 1,000 inhabitants of the Little mining Village crowded into the one and Only general store to try i to Purchase their of n Homes or i sadly mourn their loss. The Sale followed closing of Hie Valley Coal company. Tho mine i became unprofitable and the com Panyk a town went on the Block. Many of the miners were Able to buy their own smoke blackened Frame buildings for figures ranging from $25 to $100. But then Many did not even have a few dollars for tile "20 per cent Down and the balance within 60 the w Hole 1.600 acres first was Block but there were then the auction got j off to a Good Start with one to i Man purchasing Hie general store i for $4 475, built at a Cost of $10,-000, told the town Hall com i Unity building once valued at $30 too tial Nom l it on a i no bidders. Lawyers sons to Harvard Cambridge mass. Up Law is the most popular occupation among the fathers of this year s Harvard freshmen. Business exec i tithes rank second. Weather Dee May open 93 3-4 90 High 93 7-3 90 1-8 Low s3 88 3-4 close 93 1-4 88 3-4 Arkansas a slightly Wanner in Southeast a firtion tonight tuesday partly Cloudy. Memphis and Vicinity fair and Rome what Wanner tonight and tuesday. The maximum temperature hero yesterday was 74. Minimum 42, Clear according to Samuel f. Norris official weather observer

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