The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 29, 1940 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, February 29, 1940
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NOHTIIEAHT AIWAMOAO AMP. c.^,,.,,,,^.^ n * ^"^ VOLUMR XXXVI—NO. 2M. Blythevlllo Dally News Blytheville Courier jme DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NOKTJIEAHT AKKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI Kffssslsslppl vnll.ry Lender Blylhcville llcrold ARKANSAS, TIIUKSDAY, KHmilMHY 29, 1!MO Speed Preparations For Total' War As Welles Goes To Berlin By Ulllled 1'ross Europe's belligerents put special emphasis today on preparations for a \ong and furious war. The preparations, although f nil ing lo jukl anylliint! to .speculation on whether there would be a great oll'eiisivi- on tlie Western front this spring, co-incided with the final stage of the journey of Simmer U'ollps to Herlin for 'in interview with Adolf Hitler in his inquiry into war niul peace conditions in Kuropc. + — ———Developments included: I -. „. Another burst of activity on the JS 10 IJlSClTSS Western front where the Nazi high ,, n . ' command reported the French J CtlSlOllS A hl'OilH were repulsed in hnnd-to-hrind fighting In a forest northwest of the Betting sector and where the French said there, wns "very hot" machine gun fighting in the Vos- ges mountains areas. Neither communique, however, indicated bin scale oper.uions. Disclosure In Belgium and Holland thnt tlie German frontier would be closed at most points apparently because the Nazis are extending the Siegfried line in modi- fled form to the North Sen. Prance issued a series of decrees designed to bolster the nn- Iion's economic framework for a long war. The decrees provided for bread rationing cards, limitation of imports, increasing of agriculture production, stimulation of exports and other measures to strengthen the economic nnd rin- anciul position of France, which previously had lagged behind the Germans and British'in Introducing rationing. German newspapers denounced allied reports Hint Hitler was planning a new pence offensive in connection with the Welles visit 1 nWS KBIT Affair Al Legion Hut Will ?- Atlciress Ai City Ilie program lor the public n»- permiiiM of Knlloiinl Commander Raymond 3. Kelly hen- Friday and disclosed that an agreement night has been announced by- UK committee of the DudCnson • 1'ost In clmrt'o of arrangements. Commander Kelly, wlio is scheduled to niTlve here tomorrow altei'- noan about 4;30 o'clock, by piano, from PuyettOTlllo, will be guest of ' honor nl nn "Open House" supper foi legionnaires at the Legion Hut } beginning ut, C:.'(i) o'clock prior lo ' his address at the elly auditorium nl S o'clock. The lllylhevillc school band will lead the delegation of Commander .1 Kelly, other outstanding visitors j and nil ex-service men present from ! Eastern Arkansas and Southeast •1 Missouri, from the lliit to the J auditorium at 7:45 o'clock. Members of the band will march to the stage with the Colors of the j American Legion remaining at Ihc rear of the auditorium until all are seated. : In an appropriate ceremony, the Colors will be advanced aiid the hand will play "Star Spangled Banner" before the rending of (he preamble. 1 Post Commander Don Edwards will announce Ihe band concert tinder direction of Charles Morehead, which will precede official i Introductions. Dr. Nicholas «. Etonian, W ji 0 will had been reached with Italy for 30,000 Italian farm workers to aid in planting and harvesting crops in the Reich. Britons were warned thai they may soon be required to invest 15 per cent of their war time wages in government bonds to help pay war costs and prevent inflation Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain said that every effort was being made lo Increase food production in Britain. -"None 1 -of- these developments was : •• linked directly to Die Welles toVir i .-of. belligerent 'capitals' or to" revived- -- fears that the spring will brln" a ' vast, Intensification of Ihe war on . , speak here tonight, on "Central , European Tensions." Dr. Nicholas R. Doman ..^Jo, Give Final Rotary °3onsored Lecture r on Hie land, on the sea and in Ihe air but it was obvious that the allies were spending every effort toward forestalling any attempt by Germany to use tlie American undersecretary of slate as an excuse for again charging Britain and France with willfully seeking to continue and spread the war Contrasting the school life of European students and American students, Dr. Nicholas R. Doman. graduate of the University of Budapest. Hungary, and the University of Colorado at Boulder, spoke "I the high school assembly this morning on "Educational' Trends in Europe" for the final talk in :i series of four sponsored by the local Rotary Club Following the address by Com- naiidcr Kelly, the audience will iing "Arkansas" with Marjorle Stevens at the piano and her father, Ross Stevens, ' lending the <!nghig. C. A. Cunningham will present a large photograph of n cotton scene as emblematic of Mississippi Counly, the largest, cotton producing county in the world, before the concluding prayer nnd colors are retired. In an niinouiicoinenl lodnv, members of the host post asked that people of this section avail themselves of the opportunity to. hear the address by Commander Kelley, widely known attorney and long active In Legion affairs. r. -*."., v/iuu in ^unjuiltlio i!P r ,^ nd ' Feb - 29.1 with the institutes of Tntcnmllon- '" ai Understanding held here during the past two months. Dr. Doman will speak tonight, 7:30 o'clock ftl.'tlie high school auditorium on "Central European Tensions" for the .fiiiul free lecture to which the public is Invited. "Many European scholars regard most American schools as kindergartens, dating clubs and football clubs." Dr. Daman said in discussing the impressions Europeans gain from the American press, movies (UP)—Simmer Welles. United States under-seuretary of state leaves today for Berlin lo obtain for President Roosevelt, Adolf Hitler's own views on world affairs. He *ili arrive tomorrow morning. The German press was -jntira- ly silent on his coming. The oidv Intimation the Dei-man public hail were denials In the press of "British reports" that Hlller would submit n peace plan lo Welles. Nevertheless, discuss Ions of a "peace offensive" In connection with Welles' tour of European capitals continued. In Paris, observers pointed out that Welles hnd visited Premier Bcnito Mussolini of Italy quickly after he landed, and that he planned to .see Mussolini ogoin before leaving for America Indicated that "Mr. Roosevelt's emissary really hns something in mind." Mussolini is known to be interested in stopping the war. in and radio.. School") in Europe are much harder than in Ihls country, the speaker pointed out. in discussing the differences. While military educiuiuii i.s first in all European high schools, the students also are compelled to study harder than in the United Stntes although all sludtnts are net urged to °o to college, ho pointed out. This is because of class distinction as in his own Ffiingary where- Welles is expected to stay ,„., , , Berlin until Monday. No formal U boy or clrl Is 13 years old "In program had been announced butj Hungary the government- doesn't compulsory education is only until it wns said he wotild meet once, and perhaps twice, with Hitler, of German comment Typical was: The Berlin correspondent of the Hamburger FremdenWntl, close to the foreign office, connected Welles' visit with "a trial balloon set adrift by the London Daily Tele- , v.-ant. nil of its people highly edii- cntcd for then e.xpsct the . government to take care of them. We have 3SOO lawyers in (he city of Budapest alone and thnt i.s bad, Recording lo our way of thinking," he sniri. Although Hungary is still un...... ....... . ..... ..._ Krspli which alleged lo know n c schools to wear unifor inmril mti*» nimi.i _ f~- ______ ___ ______ - .. . , . . "•••'•Jiu democratic, it compels pirls in pub- something about a German peace plan." He said the "trial balloon" was prompted by "the gloomy situation on the home fronts in England nnd Fiance whose gov- rrnments try to overcome the deep- rotted disappointment of the British and French people with the while ness among poorer students; boy Col logians liny 'H'i{. 'But Probably Plain. l'Y>r ('aii'i. Keei Tax os 1 bargain urn.K HOCK, Ark., I-V1), 2B.~ 'nuiwd (he stale win sell tiix-for. The imposing A.tadelphla Mint,,* '. ,vn,'d |,,,,,l lor f 1 , c e ,*|IK Company plant onee, n mulH-inll- $| [,,. . ntey ,, lim , to ,,„„;.', ^ lion dollar business and capitalized ! HUM (heli' ••(•( [„ sUlt ,, i., i J'.,.., at J'.iOO.OOO, has been bought by .Iwo I mKslunci oil't 1'n'ije nnd Ouiu-lilla colh-sp students for $.'13,1 u drod to the nroiN'riv III If til/\ll- tJ<1llnil4 111.,. I .. I ^ t l, n I nv, , .. * * * ' but their adventure Inlo the realm The two oolli'ijp sophomores, rti'itl ,., ,,. . ;••••• """ "" •" ""' iwo coulee sophomores, din> or big business Is likely to be short l» |,, 11U |, KtntM [ a Mn M vM .. w lllul miHlo un Inspection lour of llw'lr properly. 'Che night wnti'h- "iau, who has been employed scv- Tiie huge flour nnd tnenl mill, lillc for about six years, Is situated on :I2 HCKW, directly, south of the Missouri Pacific Lines depot', at Arkiutelphta. Tlu 4 plant contains luree elevators ti'rid n flvv.stoi-y building. Us assessed YiiUliUloii; Is $9,000 for tax purposes — troubles bese.t tho Industry In 192!). A worgmtlzftllmi i ml .subsequent series of sales wh}«> fnlted to pan out, silenced the elevators. In i!)3o |t,s owner failed'lo pay the .state mid fouuly lajf'fs Three years later when taxes; ally and costs had ivai-hc-d $3uoroj, the properly was declared forfeited for non-payment ot laxes and to Ihe suite. A sitiii on the pliml. "We Novel Sleep," erected In the hey-day when it wns operating night mid diy. an Idea to llenrv Jfawkilw mid Neol Jackson, students W)IQ live In a cabin they erected jl miles north of Arkadelphia 01 Highway 7. They read up on law and (I s- id. sild l ''al years by creditors nnd trus ii'w, .if u u . plum, S ,,| C | ,j u , ) )0 j. s vw him mitlvi', declaring they didn't ni'i'd him any moir. The watduniui refused (o Iravo nnd nolllled Ills employers. At lensl one nppnrc'iil flaw In Ihe wlB ftuslnoM deal, Cluimirry clerk Joi 1 H. Thomussmi of Clnrk county sutil. is tlinl the siilo to the stnte lias nol boen confirmed by clmm-cry I'ourl. lie snld Chnnci'lW A. p. Sii'i'l of Texiiikiinn does not coa- llini for Mcvcrnl years lands forfeited lo ilip stiile, (hiis Riving loniier owners amjile opportunity lo mill-in tliclr properly. "1 muterslaiid the boys have been offered (heir $33 and n $25 bonus u> give up Ihclr deed lo Ihe former owners," Mr. Thoiu»s.son snld. "Tlie deed can be set iwldo by chnnci'i-)' conn if Hie former owners post i In omit cosls. Although 1 am not inleresled In the mill, I advise young lliiK-klns to compromise." Lucian Colcman Among Those Announcing As State Candidates j LITTLE ROCK. Feb. 29. (OP)i- Two more cnndidntes filed their corrupt practices pledges with Secretary of stale C. G. Hall today as politics hi Die state began to gro^v warmer. ; Bruce Bennett of El Dorado filed as n candidate fur the Democratic nomination for Secretary of State. Hall. Ihe incumbent, had Incll'catc'd thai he would seek re-election b'tit Jind made no formal announcer meiit. ' <v . tered (h Prefer Jail To Giving Answers To Census Man COLUNGSWOOD, N. J.. Feb. 29. —Members of the Collingswoocl Women's Club would rather go to jail, than answer "pcrsonnl" questions about age, divorce and salnry In the new federal census, they said In n protest resolution yesterday. "Why," exclaimed Mrs. George Ware, vice president, "the census taker might be qour next-door neighbor! A secret Isn't a secret any more." -Tucker of Batesvllle : ffiM race for prosecuting at-.' torney in the third Judicial dlstrlcl by Illlng his pledge. Claud M. Erwin jr., of Newport now holds The prosecuting attorney's office In tiic district composed of Independence, Stone, Jncksan and Lawrence counties. Fli-st to qualify, ns a Democratic candidate for a constitutional office. hi the party primary was Lucian Colcman of Lepnnto, who filed late yesterday for. lieutenant governor. Colemon Is now serving ns state sennlor from Cross nnd Poln.wtl counties. GaAual NOTEBOOK liy Sinuucl F. Norrls U. Ii. C'cldirati'S A Ilirllulxy In n Courier News slory ycstcr- dny telling nboul those who were, to celebrate' "thoir "Leap Year Birthdays" today, Ihc reporter noted Ihe fnct Unit mast of those who reported birthdays on February 29 were adults. At lensl there were none under 10. This morning, a brealhless little UCKIO boy rushed Into Ihe Courier office lo Inform the stall that he, too. is celebrating a birthday today. He is R. u Connelly, age 12. 110 lives nl' 2JO Olevetand. arid h In the;, tlilrd at Harrison school. The R. L. "pail of his "name doi'sn't' slnud for anything In particular, he said, just H. L.. Those who plain R. L. lie remembers his last birthday SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS.' California Flood Waters Force 4,000 LOIS Persons From Homes Cihoit Hoover Predicts.., , S ' SAlN " m °" " In ob. 20..(UP)_Thc min-Mtmtel ovni- more than 100 miles of its i c i | , ' " " VL1 .••""««« "VIM- morn man K)0 miles of its •luyc hcnlp.loM-os (Hlny lorointf ,|,ODO from tlioii- home.s mid Uircatcii- i i»' r I" hiy wiislt! u huso forlilo vallQ.v. WASIIlNCi'l'ON, l-vi). 29 (Ul 1 ) • Concrm lirarkened lo (lie pllt'.hl of Europe's war sutl'prcrs todny (jlc-, liiK Ihml nppiovii! In u bill lorj neiv loans to I'lnhiiul unit hitnrliiK Kx.r'rcsldiml llviberl Hoover wurn that (in- wlu'le i'onlliii>nl ot Mu- rope would bo "u etuvviitloii ipol" uflc-r Ihe wiir. The w-niiti! n])pi-ovi'd and ia'nl Ui lhi> whlii 1 lioiiw for President Roosevelt's slBimturi' tho ilOO.OOU,- 1)00 bill luitlmrr/lns |he cxporl-hu- port bunk to iniike new loans of up lo $i!O.UIll),000 ench lo Finland, G'htmi and mlier dl.stivs,wd mitlons ul Us rilscrcllon. Hoover simimnrlned the Beiieinl relief situation for Ihe home foreign ull'iilm couinilttcu. He pro- posi'd that i-oiigrcsK iiuilie a start toward Hie ueni'iul relief piotji'iim by ii)i)U'aprlnlliiD linini-dlnlelv $10.- "DO.OUO lo $'20.0UO,OI)0. This would )o iwed pihiei)wlly tn Oormnn con- trollvd areas of Poland. The farmer pii-Kldeiil. mid world mr administrator of Helslnn relief offered mnount tlm. .._ believed distress mid sullering would be on a huge sculo. Tlie export bunk's prospectIvc lonus lo Hnlnml will be rcslilcled to uoii-mlllliiry uses by an imiL'iid- no estimate of the ultliuiilcly would lie iidded In the house. However commercial nhplanos may be bought. lloovev declared a pronnim of liciiernl P.'uroiicnu relict would In no way violnte American neutrality and would be placed on a "pure humanitarian basis." l:-von Finns Appn r c n 11 y About Heady To Admit Cily's Loss MOSCOW. I-Vb. 2(1, (UP)-Sovlel nillllnry aniiounci-menl.s (od'iy Indicated tlml tin- Kcd nrmy hud consolidated Us posllimi four mllr.1 from Vllpurl in prcpiivatloii for a Ihml onslaught iisainst ilu> Finnish city. Thu last I'nmiuimlque Issued by llu> l^tilngmd miUtnry commund mid Hint tho continued Russlnii ndvauce on |lu> Karelian IslhmuH Itud capturt-il Kuninrn mid Alju- somiue and hullciiled Hint iln> Red army left llnnk had U"H Finnish forces along (lie ciulf of WASHINOTON. Feb. 21). (Ut')_ Quick seimlc iietlan wus oxpccled today on the nmcmtu'd bill to In- creiise oxporl-hiipoil bank funds, milking possible a $20.01)0,000 non- iiillllnry loan lo Flnlnml. '!'ho iiicRHUi-c mm pussed by (he hoiLsc Jiiti! yosleidiiy on n 1(18 lo 61 standing vote nftcr ndaptlon of aiiicndnicn(.i iiutliortxliti; Fiuliiiid to, uiiKjhtiGe cDinniRKlnl olrplanns In 'this Youiilry and" loans to debt-defaulting nntlons. -— w. JM.H. tt.. u. iiiu^u tti.u ur.expccled oiipo.tltlon que.-itloucd him thought pel-Imps arises, the bill could puss the BCII- Flnland. Huns II|{I,S1NKI. l-'aii [limit 20. (UI 1 )- wnr I'omuumliiue today admitted corded, gnthcml nl Kcnnelt, In the loolhllls where scvi-ral rivers join- ill, Deyond. hiy '2W> mllos through wliich Ihe railing Hood had' to PII.W, nlllioUKli most of the damage could be expected In the ISO miles frnin icnimolt to aacramcnlo. : ." l-'armers, wni 1 .vctn.rnns nnd en- HincerK palrollcd the sodden levees walehbiu for threiilcned brfiik.s or iitU'iiipls lo blast them out; to SIWR Imul and ))o;iii',s. . • :.'., Diimajje wns believed to : be np- proitchlnn Hie 57,0'OU.oao mark of tlie 1931 Hood. , .... . Al Redding, a few.miles south of KeniHiU, a state ,of emergency was proclnlmcd, There. Ihe Red Cross and. American Leelon fed and housed B50 refugees. Al lied Bluff Ihe, liver was 10 feel above flood slage and rising slowly. Tlie Hood slopped over the levee al Hamilton Olly.'-'cblusa, Knight's I.niidlng- and Nlcolaus •i'ehama was flooded nnd Quln'cy, n town of BOO. wns Isolated. An nlrpliiiu.. dropped canned food lor n baby, one ol SO persons nmrooiicd nl Jelly. • l-'oui- ciays of rain and snow high In the mountains had slackened lo omislomd showers but streanis rank bmkfiill Only two lives were' reported lost! A Job's A Job And It Must Be Filled Unit strong pressure by tin- lleil • nvniy had forced Finnish troops lo fall buck between the Uuy of Vll|iurl and Uike Vuoksl on the western end of the Miumcrhctm ""II; ,, , ,, ,1 CIIIOAGO, R-b. 20—The WPA „,? ,s> ss,«"5» ";ss r:,,r t;, •:," ,rs,f ?>' s* wsSfs s=i?s2£ wS fe^S^sfwSr"^ Iho evacuated cliy. Uses Arrow To Send Chamberlain Message . policemen nskcd hla purpose. Snld Strnltier Wallace, 58, negro: "I'ssi the walclmum on this .project. , mini wcnriii!! i (UPJV-A n green sporls 'coat ' New York Cotton and gray IIOUSCIH casually' drew ft boiv and shot, an arrow bcnilng _.._„„ , ,. , , ^....... i^Lijj mi, riviii- yjir 1>IJ\V 11(1(1 HIlQJ, IIII UtTOU' tirftl'ltllf It might have been Robert Lee, ate lodny nnd be sent ti> the Whllj | awlrtUcii .i!eI"nBc In o one or 1S but i,c Insisted Ills name Is Just House for President Hoasovclf.i IOWBI- wlntlnu^ of No in rinwni,,!. Sen. Prenllss M. Urotvii (Dem., llndcr Train; Only Bruised NEWTON. Knns. (UP)—Mclvin Gradert, ID. was run over by n railroad locomotive but suffered only a minor cut on his head end a bruised leg. When a switch engine struck the boy he fell between the rails. British, Nazi Sailors Dine Side By Side COPENHAGEN. Denmark. Feb. 29 (UP)—A description of 'British nnd German warships anchored side by side In the harbor tit Nnr- vik, Norway, nnd British and German sailors fraternizing in restaurants ashore was received by the newspaper Berllngske Tide-.ide. here from Us Norwegian corre- . The reporter snid that althouph — ".ii.o iMjiii ll.u l\.|Jlilti.i on.II U1UL. illlMUUlcll m high school to avoid imhappi- the warships were ready for a bnt- lie lo Ihc death nl any lime they nnd girls are segregated while in should meet on the high seas "the i.;..i. __i. ~_i i »_n .. , . ,&""••*•*» British union jack and the Na?.i ,—,,._ ,, ivbl v .,^ 1S on|V cui.uciiuu periodic announcements of German, | Cilc | llnus ." hc 5n!ci high school but all colleges are „ J ..., „ „,„ , co-educational and college students t swastika now fly side by side nre regarded as adults. "The col- j the harbor and i leae does nol interfere in anv way with niivate lives of students but onlv conccrnad with academic saw an even The average ont.s. stranger sight ashore: British ond German seamen pleasantly chiding eacii other at the same rcstauv t , . '"''"'! .^it 1 -.""^^. ii ^-- ^*tiu, IJIP av-em o c ni)ls peace plans as Indicating lhat the, „„«, of „ stmients elUcl , ing ^^j' ,,'e saU1 both side, respected their enl^ M±, te .' a ^ .,.. rerpoDslWllUw of being peaceful In Daughters Born Today lo Local, Joiner Couples A baby daughter born lo Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Blackard lodny will have n blrlhday only every lour years! This "Lenp Year Baby" was bom at 7:30 o'clock this morning at the Blacknrd residence. 10-1 East Rose street. No name Ims yet been given lo the baby who "weighed seven and u hall pounds. Tills is the Blackards' second child, their other daughter being Iwo and n half ycnrs of age. Another Feb. 29 baby, born to a former Blytheville couple, wns nlso i girl. The daughter born to Mr. annd Mrs. I. o. Wcstbrook Jr., of Joiner, this morning at Memphis Baptist Hospital, nlso weighed seven and n half pounds. She has been named Patricia Jo. Mr. Wcstbrook, who was reared In this city, and Mrs. Westbrook moved to Joiner some time BBO. ; I WHS believed he would nsk the 1 senate to. concur In the. amendments when It meets at noon today—a procedure Hint would ussuie prompt action. The bill Increases the oxpoM- Import bank's capital by $100,003,OCO. It docs nol name any nntliiii specifically bul gives the bank dlscrctlonnry power lo make u new loan up to $20.000,000 to "any country" so long ns the ncutrnllly act Is not abridged. Finland and China, fighting dc- Russia and lo u>- . L.'.-.IJUVI.I in.-i mai. ./uijiuitji ut.ij. i i i.-i 11 i.^.t ivi. jjruwit (urtll., four ycnrs ngo when he was eight. Mich.), who authored the proposal, but not tlie one before' that. it. L.' sitld he saw "no objection" to Uncelebrated lodny by attending house nmcndmcnls nnd believed school, bul played "hookey" long thoy should be nccepleil "so Ihe enough to rcporl lo Ihe Courier, bill can be passed Immediately." H Appeal For Funds To Buy Phonograph-Radio An appeal la bclnij made to the parents of junior high and t;ratln school studenlK by members oj the Woman's club for donations on n combination nhonogrh p h - r n d I u which they hope to buy for the junior hlirh school tnuslc students. The music department of Ihu Woninii's club Ims adopted tho nurchnse of Ihc set as Us project for the year. Mrs. Hnlph Berryman. Mrs. G. O. Redman, Mrs. Kendall Uerry and Mrs. George M. Lee arc In charge of funds for this project. As the present Instrument used by the music class is old and In R rundown condition. It Is hoped Hint narenls will res|X)tid to this appeal In order that the new set may be Installed ns quickly ns pos- fiblc. The nppcnl follows: "Dear parents: The music department of the Blythovlile Woman's club Is s]x>nsorh)g n drive for funds with which to buy n combiimlluii phonograph-radio lor Ihe Junior high school music pupils. We urge you to send a donation by your child to his- or her; teacher by March 8.' lower windows of No. 10 Downing Sired, olllolal rcsldcucn of Prime ' Minister Neville Chnmbcrlnln lo- dav. The IQ'IO Ilobln Hood, whose act. was seen only by n ftnv people, wns nrrcslcd. H wns expected thnt ho would appear In Bow Street Miig- islrnte's court this afternoon. . The , ii-'Uliro of liie mcssiiKi- v/ns not Immediately miidt- public, Witnesses snld • the iniui wns Jaunty, even caauul. Mnr. May Oct.' »CL'. > Jan. ' ^ r' I ,-^.V Prev. Open High Low Close Close 1114 1114 lio?' 1107 1110 1009 1030 1083 1003- lOSli 1051 IOS'1 10-18 I04S 1050 DHS 988 UB2 OD3 98:) 07.1 976 OC9 069 971 TO 073 9C8 9G8 OW New Orleans Cotton feiuitvc wars against Jnpan, nre destined credits of $20.000.000 each If bank officials decide they nre good risks. This would be In addition lo previous grants of $10,000,000 lo Finland and $25,000.0(11) lo Chinn. In addition, tin; bank I.s reportedly prepared to negotiate lonns lo su.h ! inHUmls (is Sweden, Norway mid ( Denmark and to American countries. Cafe Man Is Bound Over On Murder Charge WTNNB, Ark., I-Vb. a), firpi- Tcdily Grant, cafe operator chiu-jcd I with murdering his wife Esther, 1 wns bound over to nwnll action ol llw srnnd Jury when arraigned today before n pence Justin-. Wildred W:i->ner, e.ifi- employe, ivlm s^ld slio witiiesse.l Die .shiiol- In^. leslificd tlml she l«'i:.l C.JK.HI srty "It u'.-is .111 accldi.-t:l." Then Mrs. Grant sidu. '"lo. U wns nol un nu'ldi'iit," Miss Winner another Mar. May July Oct. Dec, Ji\n. Open High Low Close Close. 1124 1124 1MB' 1120. 1 m 1088 1CD8 1094'.1095 1090 1081 1001 10S7 105«< lOflU 988 000 085 085 984 970 015 Q73 913 971 070 970 008 9S8 908 . , .. South • |,|,, vt , | u n H > tote, told olliii-i.s he „„„ , wny ,,.„„, Cirnnl i lool; Stock Prices A. T. & T Am. Tobacco Ann&condn Copper Giilh. SlcL-1 Chrysler Coca Cola Gen 1 ) Elccl Gen'l Motors tut. Hflrve.iler Monl. Word N. V. Central North Am. Aviation Packard Phillips lincl lo House approval ciunc on a rising ! n |tur tln ! .-siioMiiii, 'whHi o-c-irrod '• Hepuulte Steel IUlc of Di-o-Pinnlsli nnd nnll-Rus- . fob. is. Mrs. Clrui.l died a work [ Sorony Vac. . Stan senllmenl ns exemplified by n i ..„,,,. ln ., Mrm |,|,i, |,osi)ll:il host of aincndmciiL-i-iil) defc.ilcd | ! L —aimed at opcniiii} the American arms market to Finland. o i.ndii: .1 01 N. .1. I'rcfrrs "llnss" j TCOTS Cor(i Oklu. (UPI — Tlic'lJ. S. Slcel Fifty-seven foreign countries, ns L' weil as every slate In Ihc Union, contribute materials for American automobiles. California's 'Dew' Hampers Traffic _ _. , .nine of the 100-mlje "trjil rWc" has been clinii:;cd lo "ho5s ride." ;nld the rartiii; rcuuui!t;e: "lloss is n pioneer term for horse, and consequently more In !:c^pl.:g wltii tin- spirit of the e.'ent." ni 1-2 , 89 1-3 • 29 1-2 75 '.i.4 33 1-2 120 3-8 , 37 1-2 52 5-8 : 53 3-4' .' 53 5-8 . . IG 1-2 ' , ' 21 7-8 ., 3 3-S 381-3 5 1-2 20 7-8 11 1-4 . 43 3-4 •11 3-V . 53 lU Reich suffers Irom fits „. ..»..,„ ness." The correspondent said that contrary to any wenkncss. wnr nlone dominates thoughts. the Germans' Tier Angrlff said: "Peace plans? Not for us! At best, such proposals will have to come Irom those who so light'-henitcdly started the war, although they have no prospects cf winding it up." WEATHER •Arkansas—Partly cloudy, warmer tonight, Friday pirtly cloudy, warmer In east portion. Memphis and vicinity — Mostly cloudy and somewhat wanner tonight and Friday, lowest temperature tonight about 10. In Germany and Italy, militarism in the schools is being emphasized more than ever before and the quality of the German a neutral port, nnd that they could lie seen eating at the same table, j Narvik, In the far north At- ! lamtc. is a vital winter port to nil schools has been greatly lowered. Scandinavia, because the ice-block- he said. The best professors have ling of the upper Baltic halls ship been forced to flee Germany and! movimenls there nnd such ports »s have come lo America, making' 1 Sweden's Luleaa, which normally "America gain in education through .handles the heavy Iron ore shlp- HUlcr." Dr. Doman opined. Invents from the Gfveliivara, Juo- In German schools, all teachers 'saviira and Kirunavara districts ol are now under civil service with north Sweden, are now useless pensions lo be paid when retired, These iron are shipments now he. said. All children in school be- move by roll to Narvik, thence long to the Hitler Youth Move- through Norwegian territorial wal- menl, so widely discussed. " '~ " ~ Chicago Wheat ' open lo.v close May 1031-2 101 10.'3-4 i03 . July 1011-8 102 lOi 3-4 101 Van I.,0011 Writes Of Democracy For Courier's Headers Chicago Corn . May '. inly cpi-ii high Livestock The Courlci News Is highly I pleased to iiii;iou.:rc lo.'ay ih.ii' - "Tile Story of Democracy" stor .. ..uw vkkji «otit.iun;a buck deer is capable of ers to Germany. Germany takes — ^ •—-————.•-v.™..M,^*r;«»..M^:;t.v,;«,^,,^w.«-.T.-.-.«*«i.««. prodiic^on, 8 so° the Nartlk ed route°is Automobllii and truck tr&l(lc l3 splashing through streams of water EA?T £T. LOUIS. Ill,, Feb. 20.. -.., j „ ..,.^., .a new MUP1—Hogs: 8.500—3,000 on sale story by liendrlk Wir.em van I,OD:I. j Top, 5.55 ... world reivownid iii;t!>, will b;- j 170-230 Ibs.. 5.40-5.55 (old In 2! taues of the Courier j HC-ieO Ibs.. 3.25-I.Ca ; News. beglnnli:j Monday, 4.' Bulk sows. 4.00-4.CO This announcement should prove ! of especial tnlcrest to stu.lcnl'- ol . history, pjitlcul.irly in our nub!I? schools, scout orgauiwtions, clergymen, veterans''Kis .nid [ nil public-spirited leiiriers con.ornt'a' • with perpctuatin:! our American brand of Dcmocrncy. | Born in Holland 57 years ngo ' Van Loon Is one of the outstanding Cattle; 2.030 Et'.ers. 7.75-S.OO i:!sU2li:cr steers. 6.50-1150 ' •; lii-;ril .vMi-llnss smd lieiters. 10.00 inugiit'.T htiiers. li.M-10,5.' Btrf co-.v.i. 5.25-6.25 Cutters anil low cutters. 3.75-5.00 In iiiut-LtiHiia ui me ov;edlsh o It has been estimated that s production, so the Narvik route is ftulol " ul>111: B " u lru<:K irainc » =>|)ia3iung through sir cams 01 water in uainonua rollowlnj a three-day many languages. -nusa s wm nojers mjn sunoui. ,,ii-v ri^,. i. n »™^>. ., rm ° nln g v u a i io German smelters anrt tmn rainfall. Damage Is widespread throughout the northern section of the.stale. Shown above h a tyulcal • Tho Vnu Loon story wl11 bs fou " d J ""'" tl ' a " S ' 00!) ."PP 1 - 05 . have tetn ' -- ' MM. gun . «ene ne.r th. 8.n WanctoM-OBkUind B.y brWge.-(NSA Wlwhoto). .Mllje rtitoW p. ff . bjglnnlng M U to rtudwts to a campaign C» cMunday. M.^^.U.I 6^11001 sporu>. at n speed of 55 miles an hour, producers. Apples Keep Wolf Away van ujon is one 01 me ouisur.ams TCJI^SA, Okla. (UPl—Aii apple, n historians of the world today and day helps keep the wolf away his works have been printed in from the athletic department of California following a three-day many lanjuagos. Tuisn's Will Roje'rs 1 hljh school. • • — - The Van Loon story will be foui:d >"""> t>'a" s.OOO apples have been

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