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THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NOimiKABr ARICANBAB A»n a«,,«,««. ..,_: "*" ^ "" * * O VOLUME XXXVir-NO. HO. Blythevllle Dally News Blylhevlllo Courier Vnlley Loader Blylhcvllle Ui-rnld Both Allies, Nazis Claim Progress In Norwegian Movement MOUTH*; AST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST AIIMSOUKi BMTI1KV1LLK, AUKANSAS, .MONDAY, AI'HIL 22, re ...??J[_ere Killed, 100 Injured LONDON, Apni 22. CUPJ —Great Britain, preparing to throw between $10,000,000000 and $12,000,000,000 into the .scales against Germany, asserted today that combin- Allied-Norwegian opera- BEKUN, April 22. (UP) — The high command html today that two more Allied, submarines ami two allied, merchant ships had boon de-i stroyeil and a HniJ.sj, stroyer had been bombed lions in southern Norway The newspaper Zwoclf'uiir",i!atl JUKI been extremely success- claimed that In the Ih.st 12 days 1'ul" and had been carried c . f ','"; s <"»«imavtan ra mpaiKn, up out "even more rapidly than jast ™a a)rp)'';JT Allied tacticians had untie!-, as follows: "four pated." A s|X)kesman refused to discuss Stockholm reports that Allied forces had recaptured Hamar and El, vcriitii, north of O.slo, out dismissed as fake German Intimations that Norwegian resistance In that region had contacted them the spokesman said. The press association reported that Norwegian troops still held a line near Miosa, iu the Hamar region, and Stockholm reported that British troops, proceeding down the railroad from Andalsnes on the Norwegian north seacoast, now controlled the railroad leading down past Domaas to Devore, in the direction of lillchammer. The air ministry communiques reporting blasting British air force raids on Aalsborg, Denmark, chief German air base for Norwegian operations, Kristlansand on the Norwegian south coast, and Slav- anger on the north seacoast, were believed lo imply that the air force was working in closest co-ordination with the army and navy and was seeking not only to knock out German air bases but to cover allied landing operations by preventing German scouting. Air circles said that six separate fires were blazing at the Alftorg airport when British attackers left after the raid. The fires were started by incendiary bombs. One British pilot was said to ind Cl warship* . ,,, battleships, two battle cruisers, one airplane carrier, four heavy cruisers, 10 other cruisers, 12 destroyers, 13 submarines and 15 transport ships. The high command said that German fliers "again successfully! attacked British troops attempting to land at Nainsos and Andalxncs;'' that German troops had reached new "Important points" in the vicinity of Troiidhetm; that German! TI,M troops at Oslo and Stavanger had I y > lclso " s werc klllc 'l SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTi have 'approached elevation of only the Held at an 100 feet, below the rnnge of German searchlights. This pilot was said to have dropped a salvo of bombs on a road adjoining the airport control tower. The.-attack on Stayanger airport it was s>id was carried out by powerful: long range bombers which Ttropped'10 bombs from a low altitude on a' group of 15 German plants. At - least six planes were reported destroyed and 'other damaged. The whole field was blasted from southeast to northwest and several flres were started by bombs. A British spokesman asserted that Allied landing operations had gone "very well." He said that the British had suffered no losses from German air atttacks but he admitted that immunity from dam- ago might not long continue. Move Against Tromllielm STOCKHOLM. Apr. 22. ^P)- Allleri expeditionary troops moved in force against the German occupied Norwegian port of Trondheim today and a British commander in the north warned that an immediate attack would be launched by land, sea and air on the Arctic port of Narvik. The offensives against Trondheim and Narvik gathered momentum co-incidenlally with reports of the first American casualty in the Scandinavian war—Capt. Robert M. Loscy, United States nir attache, killed in a German bombardment in central Norway, where Norwegian troops nided by British officers were fighting back strongly against the Germans northeast of Oslo. Fighting in which British and Norwegian forces threw back thc Germaifc north of Narvik was reported by refugees arriving at the ^.wcaisti frontier and the British naval commander in the Narvik zone- warned Norwegians to leave that port because it would be attacked without delay in nn effort established contact by way of Kris ilnnsnnd and that other German forces had captured the towns of Lillehammer, 78 miles north of Oslo, and Gjoevik, 12 miles northwest of Hamar. and the heights or Lundehaedge, "inflicting heavy losses on the enemy." "In the vicinity of Bergen, more modern artillery and other material were 'captured," the high command said. The official news agency said Germans hnd confiscated 380,000 pairs of military boots lit Bert-en Saturday. The boots were destined for Britain, thc agency said, acid'ng: "Booty beyond all expectation has been captured in 11 search of harbors and depots." The high command said Allied naval forces had bombarded Narvik again yesterday without attempting to land trooiis. The Zwoelf Uhr Blatt said all 90 British losses occurred in Norwegian waters and that 57 of them were airplanes that crashed or_ ships that sank or were stranded j within range of German guns. These 57 "complete losses." according to the newspaper, Included the 29 airplanes, the 13 submarines, 1C of the destroyers and five of the cruisers. The other 33 ships were "heavily ' or lightly damaged," the newspaper .said. ....... ., . j The newspaper considered 'the' Norwegian'campaign now virtual-j ly ended. It said that "for reasons! of prestige, Churchill, (Winston,; first lord of the British admiralty) continues to carry out clumsy landing maneuvers, here and there, but the selection of troops he sends into fire — Canadian and French soldiers — shows all too clearly that he recognizes the iise- lessncss of further undertaking's." German .sources. meanwhile. ] claimed victories on every front 1 in Norway during the week-end. J umnC(1 1Ui mid 100 oilier* injured ivlic-n a s on n curve ncni- I.Htlo Falls, N. y. speeding Nnv York-Chicago luxury express trat An uh-.vlcw or the shattered train Is show,, nbov Ignitp Fire With Oil: Girl Dies, Brother Burned Another death caused by use ol fuel tractor oil to lenlte a flre occurred Sunday morning when 11-year-old Dorothy Pi Bn c dlc'l at Blythevilli! hospital. Her 13-year-old brother, Edvvnrd who was also badly burned probably saved his ,,r e by Jmnpl^ "" m lo Thc explosion happened Saturday afternoon on (he Jake Huffman farm at Number Nine, ,vhen the little girl and her brother were using crude oil to make a fire. Both of the children became- orclf for the name., which spread so rapidly (hat the mothci' who was In another room, did not, know that the little ulrl had caught a/lre until she «» to lylng l)y the , oni|sl(lc m ^ mK[ms seared ™ S 5CVC '' Cl! ' ^"^ ° 8 1>C '' CC ' U ° f "''' My hnv1 " 8 bcc " The mother tried to extinguish thc names enveloping h ul - son but he ran from her and rolled Into the ditch Mrs. Plgue and several other children ran from the burning house and so escaped injury but all their bclon 3 ln ss were lost and the small tenant house was destroyed. ' Funeral services were held 114% afternoon near HumboWt Tenn ^th^ family lived, before comlnB-.to.Mtetelppi Col ,nt'y. Mr.', .Pisue farmed for S E. Ha wk.h^ The" i.ttle-girt -Is also' s irvlvell : Allies Want Italy's Friendship But Warn Agains Wrong Move PARIS. April 22. lUM-Prnnc and crrcal lirltnin, seeking to cslab "• friendly relations with boll Ihh by siK other brothers and sisters, Jessie, Martha, Joe and Jerry Plgue. German Undertaking Company was in charge. lorlha, . Peggy Jerome E, Keeley, 58, Masses Exhorted To "Pre- Succumbs At Memphis pare" While Diplomats MEMPHIS, Apr. 22 (UP)-Gen- ^'8 est Mussolini's Speech jral plans were being completed :oday for Jerome Francis Keeley, , U V? E ' A ' }r - 22 - (UP)—The press 58. advertising representative and ,{ Fa s«« leaders praised Italy'.? to blast out there. thc German forces New York Cotton May July Oct. Dec. Jan. Mar. prev. open high low close close 1074 1080 1046 1053 1014 1021 1001 lotl 93G 997 OC3 996 1073 1045 1014 1003 996 038 1080 1052 1021 1011 937 995 1075 KHli 1014 990 995 987 former newspaperman unexpectedly yesterday. A native of New York City Keeley had been engaged in news- and advertising work for 3 who died, mlli li«T might, today and cxhori ted the people to "prepare. 1 Diplomats of r.cutral and belligerent countries digested Premier paper and advertising work for 3D ~ eni "> Mussolini's .Sunday speed, years, serving on the old Memphis , "/ , c lMlco »3' of Venice Palace News Scimitar, the Helena, Ark., j " *™ cn . llc 5ai(1 ""'.it under thc World, the New Orleans Item and ! I'"-";" 1 circumstances thc password the Little Rock Democrat, He was for 10 years n member of •:he Chicago Herald and Examiner advertising stall. He came to Memphis last January from Atlanta. •of the Italian people and pa; is lo work , M-s?olini devoted 12 minutes to informing leaders of the Fascist Confederations that "Italian ccon- - omy in the framework of the corporative system which utilizes all forces has only o.ie goal-military >nrl economic lion." power for the na- Arguc Baker's Motion For ror T~ P J II 1 o Bond pl Annual County Audit Is Underway Here The annual audit of thc financial records Of Mississippi county officials by the slate comptroller's office is underway here. Employes of the county audit division ol the comptroller's office who are conducting the audit ot 1S39 records here Mr. and Mrs. W. „, „,„„ ti. Philips, Aubrey McCaslin and ! fra ud m connection with operation „-.,.._ „„...„„ of „ C!lnccr cure ho51 , lla heard In the eighth circuit, court of appeals today. Farm Bureau Will Meet Wednesday Nighfc 1 Farm leaders of Mississippi county art 1 expected to attend (he meeting of Ihe Mississippi cmmty Farm Bureau In iBIyUierlllc Wednesday night, when It. E Thompson ol Little Rock, assistant director or the state extension department, will-be guest of honor. Charles Coleinan of Osceola president of the county group which boasts thc largest memter- s!-.ip of any farm buicau in the stale, will preside «l the slipper mcetins; to be held nt Rustic Inr 7:30 o'clock. ., »• . •-•••tivni.i VIILIJ IJULj Spain and Italy, have nmdc It pl»h at the same llnic Hint any Ilalliu move against Jusoslavln wouli raiise tliem lo cease rccotjnWiv Hnly as n non-belligerent (t was reported today. H was Intimated that the basis or friendly relations with Spati linrt been laid and Ihere were re liorls from the frontier dial Generalissimo Fnmclsco Franco thc Spanish Nationalist chieftain mlgh soon make it plain through n re- nffirmatlon of Spain's absolute neutrality, that he intended to keei out or the European war and con tlntie to* reconstruct his.country. • A slightly less mifrtendly tone It IU Ian press comment toward thc Allies has been noted In offlcla quarters here. But U Is emphasized that this modification, though perhaps Inspired, has not been backet <U> by the slightest official Intlma- •n egotist Ions. As both Spain nnd Italy. It was said here Hint the Allies were not prepared to alter essentially the present status In the Mediterranean. This was taken to mean nny (I Apr. 22. (UP)-A new appeal for hond for Norman Baker, convicted in federal court in Little Hock O f mail tlomer Howell. New Orleans Cotton] May July prev. open high low close close 'Your Vote Is Your Own'. Says Head Of'WPA Bilker claim he l s in )„ uic'pulaslU jail where he has been held since his arrest. WASHINGTON, Apr. 22. (UP)— i .' A. T. & T. 1085 1091 1085 IOS1 1087 J Works Progress AdminisCratlo., su- Am ' Totecco July . 105S 1061 1056 1061 1057, pervlsors and 2000000 WPA work ' Allacon(ia c °Pl»r Oct. . 1018 1024 1017 1024 1017 i ers received no ice fro, Commit i Bctl1 - stecl '.'."" Dec. . 1008 1015 1007 1014 1006 ! sloner P. C. Harrington tort" t't j Chrysler " Jan.. 1003 1009 1003 1009 1003 i their votes In thecomU c?« "w« CillM Servlce \fov (Itlfi Iftm nrM» ,n rt « «^^ ( Willing eJCCUOllS r-n^o r-n!^ Mar. . !)9C 1001 992 1000 Chicago Wheat '• coming 991 ] are "your own business." Harrington assured WPA workers | that they arc free to vote as they i (Choose^ without reprisals or to re-i voting If they so desire, 1 supervisory and admin- ' m. Open High Low Close I May . HI 1-4 H3 1105-8 1115-8!. , ,, -•-•*• -j «••>• OUU.L..- , pnrmd July . 1095-8 1111-4 1091-4 1003-8j lslr f tl « employes that their partici- .' phniins ' Pa"on In thc political camnninw o"L i" ' 174 BO 1-2 30 3-4 81 1-8 87 4 7-8 126 37 1-2 53 5-8 • Central ....'i" la ,_ 4 (Ion test Tract To Be Planted Late This Week Cotton seed for planting the 100- acrc tract on which the National Cotton Picking Contest is to be helrl In Dlythcville Sept. 23-24 arrived this morning, according to R. D. Hughes, who rents the Innrt which includes the contest tract. It was shipped last week from the plant of the Cokcr Pedigreed Seed Company, Hnrtsville, S. c. "The seed they shipped us was Cokcr 100, Strain 3." said Mr. Hughes. "It arrived in fine shape and is mighty pretty seed. I cx- prcl, it to make a record crop," lie added. Although the ground Is still too wpt to work. Mr. Hughes said he expected to bo able to begin planting thc seed the end of thc week. U was learned from n member of the National Cotton Picking Association that a feature attraction j is planned to be mnde out of this (operation, with the general public Invited to witness the inaugural planting. Suez Canal; -that France, meant to maintain firm control of Tunisia- and that ar.y concessions must be •side from these points. Roosevelt Ends His Controversy With Glass WARM SPRINGS, On., Apr 22 (UP)—Prtsldonl Kooserclt today closed the books on his controversy with Senator Carter Glass (Dem.. Vn.). over the appointment cf a district Judge by signing n bill authorizing payment of $5,102 to Floyd H. Robot ts for serving as judge from August, IMS to February, 1939. Roberts, nominated by the president as Judge, was rejected for confirmation after Glass told the senate he was "personally obnoxious" lo him. , Coca Cola Elect. Motors 23 3-! Chicago Corn would not be loleraled *""•'»"•»• political campaigns May July Open High . G47-B 653. G55-8 665- Low Close G45-8 65 653-8 05 7-: eUe ? ?^? r ! 1 •...';;; 33-1 39 Radio Republic Steel 0 3- i _ I,...,,. .. -----••• ttL-wiuiiu aicci . TI t a ,»,£ ,,"?'* wcrc UsHC!l il1 Socony Vac. . \ '~ 3 which Harrlnjton said studebaker ,, .'"5: S td ' Of 3 j ' """"."'." 407-8 German Servant Girls Worry Aldershot Staff ALDERSHOT, Ell2. (UP»—Thc aimy Is not a bit comfortable about the fact that some 250 German servant girls are employed as servants in houses In and jirmin.-l Aldershol, and thc Military Intel- 'igonce Department has been "ringing pressure to bear upon the tribunals lo have these girls In- lorned—so far without result. A high officer on (he staff of Ihc Alrlershot command suld, "We regard these girls us a source of great danger" and strongly denied Uic suggestion that some of then, were employed by anny officers. The girls' freedom of mnvcm-nt not l;i any way curbed and if i»ir. Chillies One Drowns Trying To Snvc Brother Wlio Fell I'Votn Bridge 'Avo while caskets were biirici Mr by side it, „ double grave- iv inple firoi'u a'liii'tcry this morn- In «t»> was tl)t> body o Decker, elghl, drownn niiinrdiiy noon, nnd In Ihe othei wns la-yoiiv-old Joe mil Dci'kc 1 who nave his life In n vain elfori l« Sim; his brother. Neither conk swim. A holo in a brlilBo n<:i ditch nenr their Half Moon ciuiswl Ihe double tragedy, \vi\ik- ln« nlolii! Inickwards, the brother.s were obwrvlni! tlio sun as they wore Rolng lo Ilic'h- matt box nflei having been kc|i| Indoors for Him days because of llu- 11 envy niln, As the two boys walked ncton- Ihc brldye, just as they hnd done, many limes before, the biickwnrd stop of (he younger lad went through a lurgu hole In th« llooi Plane Crash Sunday At Hayti, Mo., Takes Lives OPTwo Men IiAY'i and Hiifonl «y MAX STURM Spccful Corrcs|K)nilriit which Is said ID by a tractor. Tho 12 feel of been made water In the ditch milckly swallowed up Charles nnd Joe Dill Immediately Jumped Into Ihe vvnler nftcr him. Another boy, .H'ho u'n.s nearby, inn for help but both were ilt-nd when they recovered Ihclr bodies nn hour nnd a half Inter. 'flic double funeral riles held nl thc Immnnucl linptlst Church ill Half Moon this morning before biirlnl was made at Mn- plc Grove, The children hurl lived on the wight lilackwood farm since they moved hero with their parents, Mr. nnd Mrs, F. O. Decker, seven years ugo from Mounlaln Vlow, Ark, They are also survived by 10 brothers and slstm, Fred, nose, Pay, Blnnchc, Nelson, Union, Betty, Maggie and Jlmmle Decker, nil pf Half Moon, and Z. L. IJcckpr of Elsinorc, Calif. Charles was tho bnby In the family. Holt Funeral Home was In charge. Half Moon Man Dies In Louisiana Accident 'Hie remains of J. T. Tolnnd Jr,, Half Moon farmer, will bc'retnrn- IIDI-C for burial folloivlng his denlh Saturday nljjlu In mi independence, La., hos|>ltid following n highway accident which occiir- 11 few minutes before he died, He was 24. According to reports received lore. Mr. Tolnnd and Charles Richardson, also a farmer at Halt Moon, were walking alonu the ilghwny when n car struck Mr. i'oland, Injuring him severely. Mr. "{IchardSon was not hurt. It Is imleistood. The dead man's brother, Arzo rolaiul. of niythcvlllc, and Ills fn- hcr, J. T; Tolnnd Sr., of Ucer- ng. Mo,, left today for Independence to accompany the rc- nains. According to Ills brother, Mr. :'olnnd left Blythovlllc six monvhs igo and his relatives wcio nut ware of his exact whereabout,-; iu he time of the fatal nccldent. . J . 38, nulo mechanic ,, , .......v.., ,„ tractor fitrmcr, were killer] -Wli™ »i« borrowed plnnc iu wliicli they wero y n<r c is hoTl? ^ m.itkly, plowed Held on tl, c castiido of] a "f a "' '" .Oil Wll'l « MU r.C Mm ;„!« J!- A -... . •" "• " S(H' S r Cast ° f "c 0 inloil «c<iUo n of llighwavs fli and 84 ^^i^'^^^^y. The Diane „„ demolished, ^ + At least 100 persons who were, wnchlng the plane stunting saw -ft crash, nose first, after It had made n loop, Ihcn ti spin. Rushing'-to (lie scene, Ihc observers' found Jackson dead and Harder seriously hurl. He died n few minutes later In an ambulance Jusl « s It started lo a- hospital. William Crews of Blythoville, fly. liiB Instructor, and several student dyers were watching u, c . p !n ne from the all field near which -It crushed. Crews, who lias been fly- Jiiff for years and has taught over 300 persons how to pilot light Planes, sold It was Ills' opinion Local Students Win Superior "Rating In Seven Events Music litiidcnts of iho city hlpli Jliool, un.icr (he direction of Miss Nannie clnrkc Smith, received B iip- atlm mtlii|{ In seven oul of eli'ht divisions wlilcli the •y entered In the district fe.vliv.il held In Joneslioro Saturday, nfty local students intended. When the choruses of cities ropresenled at the all the meet massed io 8 c(hcr for the night conceit, Ming stntu, wns nskc(| to direct the iit-nun MI-L- i • »..,, that the plane, being flown by .Inckson, was too near the ground, for any degree, of safety in stunting. • •'•••.': '-' t "H appeared to me," Crews said that Jnckson wAs flying the ship at mound 10DO feel altitude'when he went Into n loop. Coming,out of the loop, he went Into a spin then ho apparently discovered'-lie „ wns "in near the ground. The the uroiip. Mrs. J. Mcll S0lm<l " ! tho motor indicated.lie isrooks. Jr.,, nlimisi, accompanied opened the throttle, then he seeiri- niui Miss Holly Jean nil) mul "' lo "ave become excited mid ueurki: Hnijbnrd, jr., Blylbevllle manipulated the controls- exactly •Moists with the senior mixed choir, '" fcvci'sc of tho way he should wore i-lvcn the solo parls In the huvc - With Ihc ship nosed down mass concert. and tho motor wide open, It crash- I Dreum of Jennie", by Poster ' ctl "Won Into tho ground" -'•-' jnrrniiucfl by JilcKKcr) "Unrk Wa- ' Ormvs Indicated that lit least lor by jtan cs nn[ | "Snncliis" by ?°° fect altitude should be reached by . numucra used by tho son- stiinllng n ship. . y o son- , sp. -;. r 0 !'.... 1 ." 1 '! 1 :' 1 .. 5 llonls and "Brother! Tl ' c l lln »c. a red Cub 40, two- .... „ - I"- •"".•"sou, who had learned how "tallies Iho senior mixed chorus ( lo "V nearly two years neo was and ensemble, oilier groiipj rccclv- : howl mechanic In Hie garage oner- IB superior rating were the senior ntc ' 1 U V Don-Is, ami had also'served girls Bice club, Iho senior boys' en- , ns n mechanic In keeping the plane wmblE, the senior girls' ensemble, i'" B°°<1 .repair. Crews said It was Ins , i.. . was ns "ic senior boys' K \ w c | ul , ,, n(1 u 'opinion Dial thc crash <as iiot'due- ,?;. ,,. , to-any.-falluro; of thc, ship which I no Blrls' glee dub sang Hour- "'" " dl Ion's .•.•Thn.-Nlffhi H ns n - Thou- M it Eyes" Hiul-Nddllnger's "Rock- 11 In Do Win'". The two selco- llons or tho boys' ensemble were stouthearted Men" and Wennor- '' " Moonlight Night". The owe 1 Miss ;1 glee club satig ircrliert-Mor- s "On Parade." . Kathleen Ashley, Wandn Pisher and Hetty Jean Hill make H> Hie trio which sang "A Robin i. H. Edwards Dies At Caruthersville || 10 Wine Bush," Nevlu and n the Lilac liush," Ncvln, and wcrc Wenner- ii n cl "Mnonllgu Nlglu. ! " lliirnby's "Swut ami Low". HIM thu qunrtet. . and Don Wilhelm make up 5 Negro House h «1. Another Dn over the weekend n one negro house cover the record-breaking Ice }nm n the Mississippi illver. near here last January. '- . . . Harder, n passenger In the plane latifflilngly told a-friend on tho (pound. Just before he took off' ; "I hnvc a feeling this thing's- golhe lo crash with me." He Is survived ny hla wife, a three-weeks-old daughter, five brothers — Albert, Lester, Woolscy, James and- Leonard: a sister, Mrs. Gladys Strleff nnd his mother. All lived here He recently had been engaged In tractor-farming on a- plantation owned by his wife's father near KenncU, Mo. His funeral was Set. for II o'clo:k this afternoon from the First Methodist Church here Jnckson Is survived fcy a U-year- old^on who lives wUh h's i • i: t:i:<oil's former who, ct > Fires over the weekend resulted' " c lie V , en |!V '"= '" one S=H«™ e?j?ss°«H at the use in the rear of Oougin S. H. Edwards of Cnnithcrsvillc, rolhcr of W. A. Ed-. V mds and a elativc of numerous other Hlythe- llte residents, died this mora!:g. o'clock, at his home after having cen III jf cancer for a lonj time, e was 71. Mr. am) Mrs. W. A. Edward* and icmbers of Ihelr immeillate family ent up yesterday afternoon when Is condition became critical. They cturned home today but will go ick tomorrow for thc funeral rites 2:30 p.m. Others from here iviio will attend thc services arc: Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Gay and family, Mr. and Mrs Billy Green and family, Mr. and section ii avenue, owned by Homer Nunnally but oc- by a negro family, was de- slroycd at 12:30 o'clock turdny gould. hold this afternoon at Para- ... " "i.i"^i\ <muii(![iy night when a nuc fire swept thc small building. A roof Ore caused slight damage Many Yet To Be Enumerated Here a negro house' nl DOS Franklin street Sunday ' 0 o'clock. Agreed Judgment morrJng, I Blytheville who hn^^yrt"^ enumerated for the 1D40 census/ac- cordltiB to J. Mell Brooks, secretary of fhe Chamber of Commercs I who has received a ' number.. of tnlercd " nmcs Ol " persons not yet crated. - . A special effort Is being" made ~ the Chamber of Commerce -to Mr. and Mrs. Tommlc Shelton nnd family, B. a r^siiot, who arc relatives, and Mrs. liniph Berrymtin. H. C. Webb, Manila's Oldest Resident, Dies MANILA. Ark., April 22.— Ma- ! nlla's oldest citizen Is dead. Henry Clay Webb. 90, who Is believed to have been the oldest resident of this town, died this morning At, agreed Judgment for $2.737.95 was entered In circuit court Sat- ,- - - - — — ~""«i«iwa •«» in-day In the case of J. M Oxford" 1 ™ evcry P Erson '"side the city against the Slernbcrg Colton com-i"" 1 " s I " cllltlet ' In the census so-'as l-'nny for Injuries received at the I lo , place Bly'hcrtlle In the group company's gin 'above I0 ( 000". •':• Percy A. Wright w n s attorney >rllc censlls 's lo be completed lor thc plaintiff and Ivy W. Craw- by Mny '• Anyone not yet enum" lord represented the company. they ulsh lo visit Die military! lhroc after having been critically 111 fo U. S. Observer • Is Killed By Bomb Splinter defendant crnlc<t ls «skcd to call the Chamber of Commerce, 201, or the Cour- |ier News, 306, and names will be I turned over to the census takers. St. Francis River Is Reported Falling The committee hns been virtually •sured by the Memphis cotton I Carnival that both the King and,adequate watch on'ihcm. Queen of the Carnival will be on i hnd hern In III! - camp areas It Is difficult forTta | hc.llh for three year.,. ! taK-^'- assured by the Memphis Cotton 1'" :• ->'•• and civil police to keep' Dor " In Chelsla, Tcnn., which, attache '"""'" 1 -" 1 " 1 u — 'is now North Memphis, Mr. Webb bomb ' had lived here for many years. In i bnas 1874 he married MLss Cornelia! ca «m' was Wled ba Ger hand to help in the planting of the first .seed. Also, Carnival Queens from each of the townc In I Mississippi County will be invited.! It was pointed out thnt since (lie ' Memphis Cotton Carnival an.1 the National Colton Picking Contest, are designed to work hand In hand • for the general welfare of Hie col- Livestock Hogs, 12000. Top. G25. 170-230 Ibs., GOO-620. HO-IGO Ibs., 565-G15. Bulk sows, 500-535 . Cattle 12000. Steers. 875-1075. laughter steers 850-1025. ton industry, It Is fitting that representatives of the Cotton carnival aid Ihe National Cotton Picking 1075 Association In carrying out the Slaughter heifers. 350. Mixed yearlings & heifers, 950- Campbell who died several years ago. Funeral rites will be held TIICS- llu day afternoon, 2:30 o'clock, by the! to i- Rev. L. n. Graham of Memphis,' ],i s h .-„, lontcrcnce superintendent of the formnue, I'entccoslnl Holl""- 01 '- -•••> f."""" 111 - 1 the Ucv. W. J. 1 • LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Apr "22. I (UP)—Rising waters of the \Vhlte River have spread out over some ! of the lower areas of its bank with j tlu stream standing only threc- j tenths of a foot below flood stage j at Clarendon today, the weather ' bureau announced. The St. Francis River in 1 but » —' — burcati reportcd pastor , hHe » WM S" 1 he Russo-Fln- *H S PC1 " Arctic wca-1 WEATHER first steps in putting on Its great ovenl. i Beef cows 1020. Cutters & low cutlers, 875. the Manila Methodist Church', at h.t wuSSr the home of his daughter, Mrs. L. A stnte ri( , B. Bnrkcroft, with whom he was living. w«r™». ° Germans, Arkansas—Showers, cooler in rushed lo northeast portion tonight. Tuesday | mostly cloudy with thundershowers o. ,, re ,l X)rt « 1 that at one . Memphis and vicinity — ClouVty p.m. Stockholm time he received with occasional showers • tonish't a telegram from Major Syssmn, and Tuesday, slightly warmer fo- presumatly a Norwegian otncer, night with • lowest temp.Mture telling of Losey's death. , about 60. -

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