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Camden News (Newspaper) - April 19, 1937, Camden, ArkansasI a a i y 10c a Wmk in card Piaf stat Irdy a Camden news All the news 8urt� Corret Pon Mil afto elated pro a Una Tel Prmt volume Xvi Camden. Arkansas monday. April 19. 1937. Number a vhf Union �0 nrtei9iiwmwr�4ium Bill Green enters Musi i Anby Union keep federation standing miners will oust him when he moves for convention expel Cio Glen Martin planning bid for transatlantic airmail subsidy manufacturers Point for amendments hedging scope of Wagner act. Circuit court opens today i Washington april 19.�?William or ten has quietly become a member of a musicians Union. No one had Ever Hoard the pres id it of the a. F. Of l. Playing an instruments not even a jews Harp. But he now carries a card in a Chicago musicians Union just the same. It was a Case of a a stitch in time for Bill. Some months ago in retaliation for his attacks on the c. I. O., the United mine workers of which Green has been a member for 25 years and formerly an officer suspended him and ordered him Shew cause Why he should not be permanently expelled. Since then the fight Between Green an John l. Lewis has become an irreconcilable vendetta. Green is planning shortly Call a special a. F. Of l. Convention oust the insurgent unions. Knowing that the moment he does big his Fate As a Miner is Mae it bul Cpd r a. F. Of l. Musicians Union in Chicago enrol him in its ranks. This card squares him with the federations Constitution which bar an expelled Union member from holding office. It is amusing note that greens new affiliation bears out a humorous prediction made by Lewis. During one of their hot exchanges last year Green told reporters Liat he did not fear from the mine workers. To which Lewis shot Back a Well being an accomplished Warbler i suppose hell join a musicians Union a rivalry hot undercover rivalry is developing in the new trans Atlantic airline Industry. Until recently it appeared that pan Arne rican airways tied up with British Imperial airways would be the sole bidder for u. S. Airmail contracts Over this route these subsidies Are essential meet the heavy overhead costs of Tlle proposed new service. Now however postal authorities learn confidentially that Glenn Marlin of Baltimore producer of pan americans famed clip pc ships is planning enter bids. According the inside tips. I tin who also manufactures Many of the governments biggest bombers has organized a Syndicate and proposes give pan american real Competition for a trans Atlantic airline. The Post office department expects ask for bids in june anticipating that plane service across the Atlantic will be started Early in the summer. Next move. Tucked away in one of the scores of press handouts daily pouring across the desks of Washington correspondents was the tip off on the next move a a inst the Wagner labor disputes act. The release emanated from the National association of manufacturers just one Day after the supreme courts sweeping Vail Dalton of the Law. The Nam did not attack the decision. On the contrary it declared that it has always stood for submission the dictates of the court and that the labor act decision is no exception. To Veyer and this was the clue the next move against the Law the association added a while labor under this Law is not compelled assume any re satisfactory Workmo arrangements must be based up on the voluntary Assumption of genuine responsibility for its acts where there Are rights there must be corresponding which Means just this that the manufacturer association and other it cry Flat which fought the i at Kut thunk floor show and dance feature Lions profi ram Many tickets have been sold for the Lions Jubilee he held at the legion hut thursday night according s. A Mcmullen and Loy Ellis co chairmen of this event raise funds for civic projects and help finance the advertise Arkansas exhibit that will be taken Chicago in july the Lions International convention. Dancing will Start at 9 p. M. With Larry Ford and his orchestra furnishing the music. Miss Hazel Griffin Well known Al Dorado dancer will present a floor show during the dance. Many out of town people Are planning attend this dance and program. Card tables will be available for Bridge and there will be other games and amusements together with concessions lending a carnival air the occasion. Admission is $1 per couple. The Camden club plans raise $400 help Send the exhibit advertising Arkansas Chicago. Space has been rented in the hotel Sherman convention Headquarters and Between 8,000 and 10,000 Lions from All parts of the world will View it. The Arkansas Centennial commission is supporting this move also. A. Roy Allen of Camden is state chairman of the exhibit and Paul Jones is a member of the state committee. Joe Poch of North Little Rock and Louis Cohen of fort Smith Complete the committee. The exhibit will include products made if Arkansas and a lmff9 by sri with Neon signs pictures of various Scenic spots industries cities marked off with electric lights Etc. Souvenirs will be Given away daily and 5,000 canes Are being made Here be Given away one Day. Other cities will give souvenirs such As bags of Rice apples Csc. Attractive folders will be distributed and it is planned take several entertainers Chicago give programs at minute intervals. There will also be a loud speaker with the exhibit Tell about the wonders of Arkansas and invite visitors and tourists District governor j. C. Russell of Camden conceived the idea of the exhibit and every lion club in the state has backed it. The exhibit will not advertise Lions clubs Etc., but the state and its resources. No grand jury return Bills at Spring session revival plans for baptists or. M. Stal liners conduct local meeting the first Baptist Church will begin a revival Campaign sunday april 25, with or. M. Stallings formerly pastor of the Immanuel Baptist Church Tulsa Oklahoma and now pastor of the first Baptist Church Batesville Arkansas doing the preaching and Arthur Nelson Mountain Home Arkansas noted Tenor and Vibra harpist in charge of the choir arrangement and mrs. Jack Newton Church organist will serve As accompanist. Services Are be held twice daily at 10 00 a. M. And 7 45 p. M the evening services will be preceded by separate prayer groups for men women and Young people meeting at 7 15 p. M. Much emphasis is being placed upon the importance of these prayer groups. A religious Survey of the City has already been made by Hie Church. The tabulated results of the Survey reveal a Large list of evangelistic and Church prospects. Every Effort will be made reach and enlist these during the Campaign. This special revival Effort is scheduled continue through sunday May 9th. A most cordial invitation is extended the Public attend and receive the Blessing which these services will afford. It is hoped by the pastor and the Church that this revival will prove a a Enedict Lon the with the major league clubs at the Barrier the question of the moment Ombis be which National league contender will face the new York Yankees in the 1937 world series the St. Louis cardinals have caught the eyes of most experts just As they did last Spring. The Pennant winning new York giants Are figured do no better than runner up. Some even relegate the giants tii Jid by Hind Chicago. Pittsburgh appears have a fight on its hands stay in the first division. Charlie Dressen has whipped his Cincinnati reds into a formidable machine. Some optimists think the reds will make trouble for the leaders. But that a largely because of the showing the red raiders made in training tilts when they played for Quot keeps a spikes Riding High and everything. Phillies hopeless. Brooklyn Joston and Philadelphia do not Figue in the picture. Manager Burleigh Grimes has had Liea Daches with a injuries interrupting his efforts decide on a lineup. Boston has one of the smartest managers in the game in Bill Mckechinie. Iii what can a skipper do without a Crew Phila Delphiia slated for the cellar again. Even the Phillies will not be offended by this. They know they do not rate with the contenders. Klud when ii wrecks Home , wis. April 19 death Early today of Zak. 17, brought nine the num i bar of Perstine in one family killed i when an explosive substance stored in the of their Lime blew up. Neighbors and grief j stricken father found the of the bodies in the ruins today. J the Mother mrs. Mary , 54, and eight of her ten children sitting around a radio when the i explosion occurred demo dishing the Home were the victim nil. The Mother was killed , the fatally injured. Bulletins final rehearsals for Frog ram being held taken by death Pioneer resident of Stephens died today . M. L. Edwards 7 a one of Tho i first settlers of , ouachita county died at her Home today alter a lingering illness. Mrs. Edwards who was born in tal Lonar ala., in nov. 18 30, came Stephens 54 years ago and her husband opened the first store in Stephens. A she was married in on february 23, 1978. She and or. Edvards came ouachita county a Lew years after their marriage. She on a i nine charter members of the first methodist Church at Stephens and Only one Charlt a in Enibel is Livin a now. The Church was d in 1879. She had been a me Mier us that a Quirch since that time. Funeral services will be held in the m Tho dist Chuich tuesday at 3 p. M. With the Rev. W. A. Boyd pastor in Claire. Burial will be in the Stephens cemetery. Besides her husband she n survived by three daughters mrs. Kemp Hall of Texarkana mrs. Roy Haynie of Dallas and mrs. I. G. Partee of step icons two sons f. F. Edwards and Harry Edwards bout of set i hens three sister. Mr.-. Laura Pai tee mrs. F. P. Mcclurkin and mrs. Ida Walker All of Stephens ten Iran Schudi Eri Vici a Reat i an children. Mrs. Edwards was one of tie by. T i Nown of Stephen j Virci she had a Host of friends in i South Arkansas. She was a Lead Jer in civic and Church work at j Stephens. For the first time in history tha april term of ouachita Cir Tiit court Crix final division opened without a grand jury. Under provisions of the initiated act adopted by the voters of Arkansas Lut fall grand juries Are now optional and prosecuting attorneys can file information for Cir Tiit court trial. Judge l. S. Britt is presiding at this term and it is believed that All cases can be la id of this week. A saving of approximately 50 per cent in court expense is expected under this new Law which also places prosecutors on salary basis. After july 1 the state win pay tie prose voting attorneys salaries. Deputy prosecutors will be paid from fines collected in the lower court. Judge Britt said today that he believed this new Law will prove successful and be a big help Tom various counties. There is a Chance for abuse according judge Britt but he said he did no believe the prosecutors would file information in any cases unless he had enough evidence warrant a trial with Chance for conviction. Another unique Angle of this Ter of court was the first ease called that of Bert Kendrix negro who is charged with stealing whiskey. This is the first time this was a Legal offence since before Arkansas became a a Bone dry state. Kendrix is charged with breaking into the Southern distal Butic company and stealing several cases of whiskey. He faces grand larceny and burglary charges4 Zuj ing the a Bone Diye and Ivou Billon eras theft of whiskey was it a Legal Odense. Judye Britt said this is the first time in his career on the Bench that he had a Case of this nature. Prosecutor Oren Harris is in charge of the states cases. Galveston Texas april 19 up a the body of i Jet. A. E. Livingston Tod in was in route Russellville Ark. Livingston drowned april 7 when his air plane crashed in the Gulf of Mexico. The body was washed ashore yesterday. He was the son of or. And mrs j. A living Ston Russellville. In the american league the Yankees figure repeat All reports that the Detroit tigers Are certain cause trouble now that manager Mickey Cochrane and honk Greenberg Are Back on the firing line notwithstanding the Yankees murderers Row has shown no disposition ease up if anything the lads in Yankee suits seem be having the time of their lives trying outdo Sacii other in a healthy co petition that would hardly Lead one suspect them of overconfidence. It Isnit Likely they expect the rest of the american league Roll Over and play dead a lion called on face the Yankees. They Iive the Confidence that goes with the Crown they Wear but they still love the base hits too. Cleveland May stick Cleveland May in tie fight but Eveh the indians staunchest supporters Are none too optimistic. They have been fooled before too Many times. Bob Feller should prove quite a Gate attraction and May give the team the momentum it needs. The Boston red sox and the Chicago White sox should fight it ouf for the other first division berth. Washington May Challenge either for fourth place but the senators Wilf have show unexpected strength do so. Rogers Hornsby s Browns seen have funeral rites Bluff City Matron a died in local Hospital funeral services wore hot i a1 a the Bluff City m Tery saturday at 10 30 a. M. For . Jewell Perry of route 2, Caimi ii who died at a local Hospital Friday after a Shor. Illness. Rev. J. D. Copeland of Delight official de. End Bixler funeral Home was in charge. Mrs. Perry is survived by her husband g. C. Ferry thre Ltd Sisters. Mrs. L. M. Cak s. Mrs. A. C. Ober and miss do cedi n i i on All of a Lul , an i brother Percy upon of mesh in. Las Angeles Cal. April 19 up a John Klien Chester 25, and holier m. Clinton were arrested for quest oink in a Bank robbery in in Rescott Ark. A few weeks ago. Uliey denied any knowledge of the robbery. They were arrested in a Beer parlor. Washington april 19 apr Leader of the Senate opposition who asked not be quoted by name said the Roosevelt court Bill would accept two instead of a potential six additional supreme court justices. Said Lilica tion would win Over ii ouch democrats who want Quot i rights with ther parly Leider and constituents puss the Bill. First time any Lea Diuk opponent had agreed on possibility of an enactment providing increase in the Supra it court. Final re i Earsall a the play. A a Cinderella Quot e Bein hold this week ii if i c the final Jires citation in Frid in Niht at the Camden Hil h sch it of at 8 o clock. Cli land Avenue p. T. A. I spin Surini the play and Marion Pope Talion i i the director. Flip is i v of a a cinderellas has Beer Cut anti revised Ivy the director and members of the childrens theatre the cast. Attractive ail suitable costumes hav a been made and this j Lay is expected b _ the Best Jar est Oleri sure this year. Fame Man Chas. Davis Hamaker buried at Banks sunday Are of frs Ges continued on Page four spiritual welfare of every Church the Edge Over the athletics. There and every individual in the entire is Little Hope Lor Connie Mack Community. Come Back m 37. Of stove exploded causing heavy loss Hampton Ark., april 1 f/1 a explosion of a cafe Oil stove resulted today in the destruction by fire of two one Story Frame structures Here at an estimated $4,000 loss. Mcdonald cafe and the office of or. J. A Shelton in one Huil Dii i and a Smith cafe in the adjoining Structure burned. Little Nock. April i a or. Joseph Iloe scr. Tar state Hospital Board trustees announced today appoint intent of Marvin Bailey brother of governor Bailey supervisor of male attendants at he institution. Coming Ark april i la a George Knotts 18, injured fatally yesterday when u baseball struck him in tiie Siead while batting in a sandlot game North of Here. Knotts knocked the ground apparently unhurt ran his Lias. He did nut Finis i the game but remained on the Feld Tiu a collapsed last night. Of Neves died 1nda� Well known Camden of a resident passes away John Moi Ian Neves aged g8. Died at the Camden monday Al i a a Hort illness. I he is survived by his wife and ten children Karl i a i. Louis mrs. Cliffoy d a of , Margaret Neves of Cam a. N i atty Jane Neves of Cam if i. Infin Neves of s Jur Lake a a i ,. Neves and ser a i Robert and St All of Camden. I i .1 an eminent have not i ii i ii ii i plated proctors mor i Tuai it in Cli iii4. Davis , a Fiihr at his Home it fair i Ltd in noon a turd a after a Sciort in its. services were held a Iii Ciao at 2 30 p. M. At the bands b Uliks Wim a i \ a. A. Tanii a of Camden it of Luigi Al was under the i r n of Bixler Furie Al Home. He month Otlia la Vived by is wife or. Ler a Dau Biliter three. Old Mai in his. My an mrs. A. E. Larn . A k., and six Bro w , Lioi Aci Frank limit 1-., a Quot i a Loyee a in Fai Mew lists students at rotary Aub pianist and orator at weekly meeting today two Camden contestants featured the rotary luncheon at the re Jular weekly Mee Ting held monday at the Orlando hotel. Miss let is Frances Treadgill played a Romance and Quot mood indigo a a d Walter Lee Silliman Camden entrant in declamation spice on Quot homeless president Don Harrell appointed president elect Ben Laney As the Delegate the 62nd District conference of rotary International be held in hot Springs thursday and f riday april 29th and 3uth at the Arlington hotel. Paul Sevcit Emmett Gaughan and Edgar Pryor will arrange As Many As possible of the Camden rotarians attend the Confer i nce. The suggestion was made that the rotary club cooperate with the movement secure a new Post office building for Camden Dewitt Cook was program chair Man did a. E. Green of Al Dorado was a gues at the luncheon. Rowe sent Hospital today Nilion april 1 it a Lynwood is l Woolboy Rowe Star Detroit a Witche Orde cd tie i Ospital toi examination As tie squad an u e Home oper. The Ann i ran Lai be s a.-,on. Manager All v c Zelir Aiu a said Rowe ail i i Quot ill a lame Back was not he a \ r seriously ill probably if from a cold. B Sio Denst Dewitt Leonard died on sunday a the weather partly Cloudy tonight and tue Day warmer tuesday. he attire tempt nature for 24-hour a a i i of end in a at 7 a. M. Monday was High 88. Low a 0. River is 8., feet falling. Ida Mccullough and William Wheeler named a Quot Init Ide its from the. Ria i l a fan \ new h ,.di school a Ida Mcc us u Tonan ind William Lut Torian. I als say that the these i positions hav Ltd Kisgall close with High a and a re i at u four Studint. Miss my pullout wins tie Honor if with a for four years of 3.� the of salutatorian g x William Wheeler who has an funeral services Are held today at 2 p. M. we Esi Lii Viado i Yeti Lor Dewitt t.,Eonard, 72, died at if Home near Camden at 7 15 of clock last night after a lengthy illness. Surviving Are his wife mrs. Maude Muller Leonard two sons Georgc i. Leonard and John Leenard both of Camden and one daughter mrs. Margaret Lawler of Buena Vista. Funeral service.? were held at 2 of clock this afternoon at the Fame average of 3.07. Students who j ii residence with Rev. Or. Ajr ranked inc averages of Nold of Louonn officiating. Burial 3.02 and 3.01. Was at Buena Vista

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