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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Buy a Button Re a Sponsor BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TUB DOMINANT NEWSPAPER (IP MONTI IKART «n,-.x,r.,,, .„,, — r**-r VOI.L'MIO XXXV11—NO. <i:i. lilythcvillc Dully News Hlytheville Courier JTinn>OMlNANT NEWSL>APEK OF NOKT11KAST AHKANSAS AND SOimiEAST M1SBUWU m,YTHKVlU-R, AUKANSAS, TUIOHDAV, MAY 7, |(),|0 lie a Sponsor Rity a Ru( ton Mississippi Viillcy tender Ulylliovllic Ill-mill House Group Votes To Revive Hatch Clean Politics Bill WASHINGTON, Alay 7. (UP)—The house judiciary c ral (lie Hatch cieau politics bill volinjj!^ccrelary Says [| Will Be eommklec today revived I'l to II In reconsider the action holed week-. Chairman Hallon Sum no is*—- niem., Miss.), said Hie committee's i J'crersiil pin the bill tack before' llie group lor further consldcia- lion. "Tlio chairman did not vole," Humners said, "lie will do Hint, this afternoon." Tills referred to tlic fad thai Simmers plans to make an hour's speech in (he house on ihe wi) lale today. Contrary to the secrecy sur- roiuuilng (hi! original JO to M vale to table last Tuesday -the committee released a list today of those who voted for anil against reviving the bill. 'Ilie motion to reconsider was made by Representative Abe Murdock (Dem., Utah). Favorable action by the judiciary committee presumably supersedes the efforts of advocates of the bill led by flepresenlalive John J. nempsey iDem., N. M.) to get it to a vote by discharging the judiciary committee—a drive that had put 115 names on the discharge petition by adjournment yesterday. A majority of the house, 218, was necessary. Dempscy said Hint if the committee had failed to report the bill he expected a flurry of additional signatures, lie regarded the accumulation of 115 names in two legislative days as indicative of unusual progress. Stunners said the next committee meeting would be on Thursday but lie diet not know whether there would be further consideration • of the Hatch bill. No amendments have been considered, lie said. l>y which it wits pigeon- Hold Funeral Today For William Byrd Jr. CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., May 7 —Funeral services for William Dyer Byrd, Jr., 30, will be held here today at three o'clock nl the Methodist, church, the Rev. D. K. Foster, Baptist pastor, officiating. Tulerme'nf -. will be in Little Prairie cemetery. The deceased, the son of former Mayor and Mrs. W. D. Byrd Sr., was found dead yesterday afternoon about 3:30 by his mother in his room where he had gone to ,. take a nap. Heart failure was at- \ribuled as the cause of his death. He was born in this city November 21. 1909, attended the Caruthersville high school and junior college, and Central College at- Fayette. Mo. Just last week end he had completed taking census in tiie district south of town, and was to have reported today for a position at Sikcston. At one time lie hurt been associated with the government river revetment fleet, stationed here and also in Arkan- Veternns Hospital, Mot Springs Ark., when he served a period in the U. S. Army. He was n member of the Methodist church. Surviving besides Die parents are Mrs. Alice Byrd, grandmother. .... ... ..„ = ... .... and numerous other relatives of age of speed, rushed toward Camp here and In Tennessee. ~ ...... Physician^ 88, Will Not PITTSBURGH (UP)—Dr. Michael J. Buck, of Wilkinsburg, Pa., celebrated his 88th birthday by visiting four patients and spending six hours in his office. ci v e o D s Declare Germans H Lost 300,000 Since April 1 LONDON, May 7. (UP)-C!er- many has lost 300.0GO Ions ol merchant .shipping since April, probably including ihc giant "strength through joy" motorship. Robert. Ley. 27,288 tons, the admiralty said today. Almost all of Ihe SOO.OOO tons, ii was asserted, had been sunk during Norwegian operalions, including transports and supply ships. The report of llie sinking of the Robert Ley, (lie ship n-hicii in peace lime the Nazis use as a vacation cruiser for star workers, nt- tribuled to Kaltcrdnm reports which British naval quarters credited. It was reported that the Hobcrl Ley was sunk in the Skagcrrak on the night of April 12-13 and lhal the Sayn, 2,321 Ions and an unidentified ship were sunk the same night. "German mercantile tonnage definitely accounted for as cap- lured, sunk or .scuttled now amounts Defense Backbone For Many Years WASHINGTON, May 1. (Ul>>- Sccrctary ol Ihe Navy Charles Edison told the seiiute naval iiffuirs commUlee loday (hat battleships "were, are and will be Icr -jinny years lo come die backbone ol our national defense." Edison, summoned to elaborate lii.s recent declaration that developments In the European war show thai warplancs have a "temporary advantage" over battleships, vigorously re-affirmed the navy's faith in the battleship as the most powerful instrument of sea warfare. The secrelnry told the committee that he had heard "on reliable authorily tluil German airplanes have not sunk any lirilish battleship." Edison said lie would ask Ihis session for funds to begin building the navy to ihe top strength au- (horlzcd by congress. The proposed construction would Increase the navy by about one-third to a total of nearly 1.500.000 tons. Last week the Germans nn- nounced thai they had bombed nnd sunk a British warship of ll:e Warspile class, a :I5.000 Ion vessel. American naval vessels, lie said, are -the best we ki:ow how lo build." They constantly are being improved and Integrated with a modern speedy air arm which is as efficient as modern science can produce, Edison added. The committee Is considering the house approved Vinson bill lo authorize an 11 percent naval expansion that would cost 5655,000.000. SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS German Naval Vessel Uses Aerial "Eves" Chamberlain's Grip Uncertain After Talk; Italy Is Questioned ilvnge Corps, die ship lias large crane for aiding disabled vessels. ' Federal Official 'To Visit County! T(l ^1IKHTI fBfl c, M 7 iK ' io ^~ Mii > 7 »»•>-! U JL 111 1 rH!i Cllulclc H Wl ^md, W».shim:lon IU UUIUll! LLMU.midcrsecrelnry of agriculUirc, vls- (0454,000 tons," the ijdmlraHy said.' Hearings were concluded two weeks •" - ~'',o but were reopened by Chjlrman 'In addition a further 30 approximately 150,000 been sunk by allied mines or aircraft." it is estimated Hint unidentified ships of tons have submarines, Theoretical Plans Made To Repel Flights Of Bombing Planes CAMP BEAUREGARD, I>a., May 7. (UP)—The dee]) South theoretically prepared loday for droves of giant bombers attacking military objectives and troops advancing toward this camp for the nation's largest war maneuvers. An aircraft warning system, maimed by more than 9.000 American Legion members and volunteers in l.COO lisleiiing; posts, went Bir Law Violators Scored By Judge JONESBORO. Ark.. May 7.— Judge Thomas C. Trimble in Federal Court Monday afternoon declared Ihat violators ol migratory „,„,,., ,„ t bird laws would find him morel convention. and was once assigned to the Into operation loday in Louisiana. Mississippi, Arkansas. Alabama and Florida. Over the south's highways, the nation's best trained soldiers, equipped with nalla necessary all the parapher- for fighting in this ished towa Beaiiregard in fast lories. Lieut.-Gen. Stanley D. Embick. commanding general of the Third Army, lust night assumed com! "i CC V \1T 1 ! mil "d Q f " 1C maneuvers—more than Ult 08-1 ear WorK 10.000 soldiers from 33 states. Tiie 29th and 31th infantry rcgi- mcnls2,500 officers' and men—nr- livcd here yesterday from Fort licnning, Ga., and the 21st engineers from Bcnning pulled in last night «-i(li light pontoon equip- com- Since the age of 8, when he (mint. 'Hie engineers were six stitches to close inanded by Lieut.-Col. Donald A Davidson. The maneuvers, staged lo see ii the army is as good In practice a; it is in theory, and to test new clumsily sewed «... . a wound in his brother's head, nr. Buck's paramount interest has been medical work. Today, spry and business-like, he can look on an evenlful nietlical career that spans G8 years. A graduate of four medical colleges — Jefferson Medical School and Hahneinanii College, bolh of Philadelphia, Johns Hopkins of Baltimore, and the University of Vienna. Austria—Dr. Buck lias practiced on two continents. In 1873, he served a period as army surgeon for the Russians in the wars with Turkey and Bulgaria. During liis European travels, he met -such world-famed personages as Gladstone, Bismarck, and Pope Pius IX. When only 12, he spent n week in llie While House with President Lincoln as a guest of the governor of Pennsylvania. The veteran physician recalled the time when he rode horseback lor 40 miles with the temperature at 20 degrees below zero to help equipment, will be held along the Texas-Louisiana line as large as Belgium. in an area I)i 1007, Sequin, hours of fog. Me., had 373-! David I. Walsh lo secure a detailed statement from Edison on lessons learned by the navy during recent fleet maneuvers in Ihe Pacific and is result of Ihc European war. Earlier Admiral Harold !i. Stark, :hief of naval operations, advised Senator Allen J. Ellender (Dem., La.) Hint the navy will seek funds from congress at Ihis session lo begin construction of more limn 250.000 Ions of authorized lonnagc. severe in (he future. His remarks Former Baseball Shir Leading Opponent For Congressional Nomination BALTIMOnE. Md.. May 7 (UP) —Waller Johnson, who won lame as innjor league baseball's "big train," held a slight lead early today In his fust big league political contest. Johnson, who retired to his farm In Montgomery county four years ago after 28 years In baseball, was a candidate In yesterday's Maryland primary for the Republican nomination to congress from the sixth district, Returns from the custom part, of llie state had given Johnson n commanding early lead, but that wr-.s cut down slim-ply as the couiu ,camc in from western countries. ' Returns from '210 of Uic 208 elee- , lion precincts in llie district gave! | Johnson {i.084; A. Charles Stewart, the nearest of his three opponents 5.:i8C. District Attorney Thomas E. Rcwey of New York, llie only candidate in either parly to file In tho presidential preference primary- gathered in Maryland's 10 dele- gales to llie Republican national Voters chose between were made as he sentenced u man charged with killing wild ducks out of season and selling them in violation of Federal statutes. Several defendants faced him to enter pleas. Mosl pleaded guilty and were given light fines as follows: Woodrow llulton. $25; Early Jolly. 524; Edward Reynolds. $25: Louis Bartholomew, case dismissed when it was leamed he served six weeks in jail on the charge: George delegates pledged lo Dewcy and an unpledged delegation. The bnllol- ing wns )no)-e limn 1 la I in Dewey's favor. Will) Ihe vole complete for about, (| two-third:; of the stale's 1288 elec- .! lion precinct.s, U. S. Senator George L. RadcliiTo was assured of the Democratic nomination for.llie second lime. He won by almost 'J lo 1 over Democratic National Com- mitlceman Howard Bruce, banker, Hardin. S100; W. A. Kirkpatrick.j industrialist and sportsman, case dismissed u'hen it was learned j that lie was in jail 21 days on the charge; R. L. Martin. Prank Canady and Charles Hardin. pleaded guilty to game law violation charges. huge river has been discovered olf Ihe coasl of California. It flows about a half mile under Ihe surface of Ihe Pacific. Sncntiflc Police Win I'oint 1JEHKKLKY. Cal. lUI't—This city's nationally famous "Scientillc Police Department." has made one concession. Officers, for Ihe lirsl lime since Uic department went Kcientifie. will be allowed to piilrol their beats without coals dunni: (lie heat of summer. iling projects of the PSA In Arkansas, Ixnilslnim mid Mississippi, will arrive In LKtle Hock Thursday. W. K. Williams. Washington, federal extension foresler for Ihe ngi|_ culture department, tame here lo- day to spend a week Inspeclim; the state's forestry program, lie will independent, Mississippi and FIBE ON G-l KOJilK, Jluy 7. (UP)—Diplonmlii: circle'^ regarded us .'iiil.licii'idtlive re ported lodjiy Iliat Crenl Hriliiin had asked ll.'ily lo delino iln oxncl pu- silion iT-ffimliiiK llio wnr nnd had expressed linn hope lhal ii reply would he uwde by Ality l(i. Inforumm.s usserled (hat -Sir Noel Clmilcs, lirilisli charge d'affaires, had imule Ihe rfipicsl lo Count UnleiiBH) Cliino, forelun mlnlstrr, May 1. and ml(;hl have been in umniTllon wllh Ihe dl.spali-li of allied nnviil reinforcements lo llie Mediterranean. ! Thr ni'ivspnpcr Me.sttigyero quolcd In a dispatch from Sofia, u.s Hilly expressed Increasing Inleu'.st In llie pusslbJItty of extension of the war lo southeosl Kuropp, rumors (hat Cii'i'iu llrllaln had promised Uul- Biirln restitution of the Uobrndja area mill mi oullet In the sea (presumably the Mediterranean) u s lm abandoned her neutrality In favor of Ihe allies. MiusMiliUero's illspnlch udded that It appeared unlikely lliilenrln would alter her altitude " would be Hunliist her national Interest, and British promises were not trusted." Says They've A cl o p I e cl Tactics Used Under Hitler, Stalin and Mussolini WASHINGTON, May 7 <UI>> — Senator George W. Morris (1ml., Neb.) renewed his allack on the federal bureau of Investigation today with a charge Unit Cl.-inen have adopted lactlcs used "under Hitler, Slalln and Mussolini." Norrls charged thai, agents had applied third dcurec methods Minis m>)H 1,1 N, May 1. (Ul')-Clermau New Committees May Be \ish Button Formed To Sale newspapers churned today lhaf lirilisli Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain had told French Premier 1'iiul Ilcynaud by telephone to have the allied. Far Eastern army, under I'Yench Clou. Alnxtmc Wcygnml, reudy for Us "ordered action" on May 20. The entire iircs.i, obviously on orders from tho government, gave sensational treatment lo an account of a purported telephone conversa- "hnmlciilfed, chniiieT'sIrVpLTmiii "°," ^ h \ 1 '^ cl "»>»>flalii ami Rey- semched nnd frightened half ^ | lmll(l 'f l ' l ' L '«l«y "Ignl. There W'as death" men who were "not olfen- ! "° fl' 1 " 11 " 11 "' 1 of I'™ "ie Clermans could have learned about such a conversation. The newspaper verlson was that Hit.' conversation-had begun at 10:10 An Important meeting ol representative niylhcvllle business men was scheduled to be called Ibis afternoon by James Terry, Chamber of Commerce president, ,1. Mdl Brooks, .secrelnry, nnd Hosco Crnl- ton, National Cotton Picking Association president, (o draft committees and frame a new organr/alion to continue Ihc sale of "Sponsoi Buttons" for the National Cotton Picking Contest, it was reported Ihis morning. Sales of billions, in nil effort lo gain 5000 sponsors for Ihc contest, have not been satisfactory so far! it was rojiorifil, and an attempt will be made lo formulaic a new sales plan by which lo get Ihe necessary sponsors. During a discussion of Ihe button sale, Mr. Terry said: "We have spent most of our time and effort so far In getting advance publicity on the contest, so ns to build ii|) H niilion-wlde Interest in it and get conlcsliinls lo eiiler, as well as agricultural manufacturers to participate with llielr products. "We have been complimented highly on Ihc amount and quality of the publicity we've received so far by such experts us National Broadcasting Company and sive criminals" bill who had sought only (o enlist soldiers for (he Spanish loyalists. He said jusllce denarlnicut agents had "Ignored, the admltlcd facts" In absolving G-men of I .. .• .charges that they violated the civil "rights of 12 persons arrested'ill Detroit and Milwaukee us sus^'i ed Communists. Attorney Gene),,, Robert,H, Jackson announced Saturday ni e ia tlinl ,,„ Invcsllgallon had convinced him Hint the Dc- Iroll and Milwaukee agents had "acted wllh llielr Instructions and . exercised their discretion In rood ,. I faith." Norrls, displaying some of llie i flic (hut made him famous as one I of the scnalc's outstanding liberals. 1 denounced Jackson's report ami said he was "very much dlsappolnt- Orcuiiwlch menu lime ((1:10 pin EOT), April ;iO. "The French prime minister first "'" >i9i l uo ii rinane^ii ed" but he clung lo his fallh In Jackson's ability ami .snhl be hud not altered liln oplnbn that Jackson was well qualified for Ihe presidency. il 111'- tvtj 'WW-.I 1 .!' wni°i i nanrui 'feel- 1 flVosilo'is.'- according | 0 ZwocYf'uhr .„..„, i Bltt, Iho first afleruoon newspaper "' published here. "He (IlcynaudI then declared that Gen, Wcygund had promised him to finally be ready .for the 'ordered ncllon 1 by Mny 15. However, lie wild. ChnmbcrJnln (WKlil not to take this dtile too llleraily; It might be a little Inter. "Chamberlain, obvlomly lingered, remarked that he had got Ihe Impression that they were taking more time I him wns necessary down there. "tteyimud then pointed out (<> him the many. dllficulllfs which would have lo be overcome, especially In connection with Turkey. "In Oils connccllon he used the phrase 'dally Increasing demands.' C. J . r» , Phrase 'dally Increasing demands.' >OtUdentS Demonstrate JClnimbcrlain Ihen promised to talk For Harvpv H H-ilnv I" 8 "'" '" " )c Turks ' 1K " VCTC1 ' |1C ror Itarvey tl. Haley | could not guarantee anything •„„- |.ON DON, May 7. (UP 'rimc jMiiiiHlcr Neville Cham Iji'i'liiiu today named nygres sivft Winston CliuTcliiH lo su rvisc Grout Britain's arm wl forces in the war against niiiiny and called upon ai iBry heckling House o ('onimoiiK to close; ranks ftm "'set, our Icclh" in the' face of imminent, danger Ilia Adolf Ifitlw will strik-n. warning of an Imminent, German throat cnmo after Ihc uti- ruly opposition had shoulcd: "re-, «I(!ii! lesijjnl" nnd Interrupted so frequently that nt one lime Chamberlain was forced lo sit down until (lie speaker restored order. "'<\. Ills appeal for "cooperation'.of members of all parlies" In a unified elforl lo mobilize "every ounce" of strength for the war wns regarded as an Invitation' lo tho opposition' leaders to enlcr u reorganized government. There was wide doubt that It would be successful ho'ty- ever as the labor leaders have refused such suagesllons. ••'•• Clininberlnln wns 111 nt throughout his address. ' ;! The Ilrst reaction of observers was that Chamberlain's plea was not carrying the house wllh him, but It was believed lo be too early to judge the full cflccls of his address especially In view of the fact that Churchill Is expected to make a statement tomorrow. Churchl.ll's appointment will permit him lo continue ns first lord of the admiralty Chamberlain said, adding that if Die new task wns too great Churchill later would be relieved of (he double duty. Shouts of "rcslgnl" and cries or 'K'lio missed (hi- bus?" Interrupted Chamberlain as he sought to ex- lilaln how Na/l aggression and superior air power had caused the" failure of the Allied expeditionary campaign In central Norway, That campaign, he 'contended, still Is unfinished, Ihc Norwegian government nnd King Hnnkon still arc In Norway and the Allied powers will give the Norwegians air the aid .li.os.sjyB os rapidly ns iwsstble. •\iiit <li?-Uald' Uic flJrttlsli .'people appnrenliy'fnirio realize tlic'ilnn- licr of another German blow, possibly directed against the. British Isles and ihe Allied leaders wjll hot relax ihclr precautions In other purls of Europe. Ills announcement regarding Ohm chill nnd his explanation failed to .satisfy the opposition and he immediately was nsstillcd by opposition leaders for complacency In llie face of "a reverse" in Norway. Cliurclilll also was frltlci/ed as"too optimistic." .. • Clement U, Alllcc, labor lender, opened the counter attack on Chamberlain's explanation, charging the government with having made misleading speeches and .said Cliambcrbln's speech was one of excuse and explanation. School Principal Kills Four, Critically Wounds Se Stock Prices A. T. & Am. Tobacco Anaconda Copper Belli. Steel Chrysler Cities Service ... 90 1-8 By .MAIKS K. WICKIXEIt United Press Stan PASADENA. Calif., May 1. (UP) —Students at South Pasadena Junior high school got a holiday today while jwlice investigated an arsenal in Ihe cafeteria where Verlin Spencer, 37 year old principal, nearly succeeded in killing himself after slaying four colleagues.' Officials would nol discuss Ihe nrms lliey found in the cafeteria where Silencer would not allow lurch to be served yesterday. Coca Cola Gen']. Elect 30 3-3 29 l-ii was an expert nistol shot with half IK IR! !I tlozcn ninrksinanshlp medals and 'an extensive collection of guns. It was understood that guns and j Gen'l. Motors Int. Harvester a woman in childbirth. Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, 111.. May 1. (UP)—Hogs: 13.500-13,000 on sale. Top, 5.70-5.15 Cattle: 3,000 Steers, 8.65-9.15 Slaughter sleers, 7.50-11.75 Slaughter heifers, V.25-10.50 Beef cows, 6.00-6.75 54 3-3 56 I-'. Mont. Ward 48 3-4 N. Y, Central 15 1-2 North Am. Aviation 225-8 Pacard 31-4 Phillips 30 3-4 Radio 65-8 Republic Steel 201-2 Socony Vac 10 7-8 Sludebaker 10 Std. of N. J 42 3-3 Texas Corp 46 U. S. Steel 60 1-2 Chicago Wheat Open High Low 105 5-8 1065-8 105 Close I50 rour<ls of shells had been stored in the cafeteria as it for a scigc. Jim Crow, a student whom Saucer took home frequently, said he had seen .1 number of bullet pterccd boxes In his automobile. Spencer attended a meeting of administrators of South Pasadena Junior and Senior high schools late yesterday. When he left, George C. Bush. 53, city superintendent ot schools; John E .Alman, 50, principal ol the high school, and William Specr, 43, business manager of city schools, were lying on the floor, shot to death with Spencer's long barreled .22 target pistol. Dorothea Talbert. 30, Bush': secretary was wounded. Before or after attending tho _... , „.,,— l>ltlj lu,,^.;, iuo3-5 (us 1051-2 meeting—police had nol ascevlalncd Cutters and low cullers. 4.00-5.75 July 1041-1 |04l-8 1031-2 103 5-8 the sequence-he killed V. V. Vnn- dcrllp. 45. printing Instructor at his school, and grnvcly wounded R'llh Darnell Sturgeon, 45. nn art instructor. Then in the ctifelcria he shot Himself. Mrs. SIKIICCI was grief stricken, but she Iried to explain her husband's sudden, maniacal fury. "Vcrliu was a very sensitive and intelligent man." she said,."and his intelligence must have driven him too far. Overwork must have turned him into a maniac, because orly a maniac could do such a thing." Officials believed that he had an obsession that ho xvas persecuted. Several friends said thai he had spoken frequently lo them of "pcr- seculion" by his colleague. 1 ; nnd lhal he had said Miss Sturgeon and Vondcrlip "refused to co-opcralc." He was regarded as n .severe taskmaster. October, he was given a months leave of absence to recover from a nervous breakdown. George A Hooper, president of the school board, denied that Spencer's dismissal or demotion ever had been discussed. Spencer shot himself through the heart and physicians feared that he would not live. If he dies, there will be no living witness to what look place at Ihe meeting. Bush, Alman and Specr, the others who attended, were Instantly killed. various newsrcel services, but in order lo maintain this publicity •ind get f u n benefit from U we have lo have supporl from the people of Ihis county. The campaign lo sell 'Sponsor Buttons' was put on lo Set the ncct'ssnry funds to finance this publicity. As long as Ihe buttons arc not being bought, Ihc pub HOT SPRINGS. May 1. — Hot. Springs High School sliitlents par- mled down Central avenue and back uKiilu Monday afternoon ns a demonstration of loyalty (o Hnrvcy H. Haley, .superintendent, ol schools, .]„.,... ,,„,' whose retention or dismissal prob- »l)ly will lie decided by the School ( I 1C J Hoard Wednesday night. less they cease their cverlnstln, queer habits and selfishness down there.' "Hcynaud nssured htm thai he would do his ulmosl lo slrnighlen out the psychological difficulties Many of llie marchers bore pla- :ards demanding the retention of Superintendent Haley. lag, the liclty and advertising lias to and wllh It lags Interest In contest. "Blytheville's ability to stage a National Collon Picking Contest successfully has been challenged by larger neighboring communities, and because of this we cannot afford to let it be anything hut a success; however, lo be successful It requires the support and cooperation of every person in this seclion," Mr. Terry said. ..... Typical of Ihc placards were: "We Want Haley." "Keep (lie .Schools Out of premier. In rather imiK-nxtlve tones Politics," "Don't Let Personalities ' Enter Into Our Schools," nnd "Uc Pair to Us." Throughout the march the students kept up n continual chant of "We Want Haley." Occasionally' Spencer another room. Bush's secretary In Two Hurt Slightly In Traffic Accident Dr. p. u. Elliott and Joe Espinosa figured in a traffic accident this morning at the comer of Main and Seventh streets which resulted In both being arrested on charges of reckless driving. State police, who Investigated, said that Dr. Elliott was driving East on Main street nnd Mr. Es- plnosa wns driving South on Seventh street when the Iwo cars collided nt Die Intersection at 9:45 o'clock. The physician received a slight cut, on his hand, the oilier driver received 8 bruised sholder and both machines were damaged lo .some cxlent. Both will be given hearings Wednesday morning In munlcipa court. (Tlic expression used for "psychological difficulties" was Ihe French "difflculles inenlales.'" according to Zwoelf Uhr lilatl. Iniricnlfiijj lhal llie conversation was In French.) "Chamberlain Ihen asked the they slopped lo cheer for Ihc sup-1 cm c c again to reporl lo him at the latest May 20 the final cnmplclion of nil preparations. "Then, after some cordial formalities. Ihc lalk was finished nl 10:25 o'clock after Chamberlain erlntendcnl. In the line were members of (he high school band, allhouijh llow- sc- they were not in uniform. lections from time lo lime. Petitions demanding retention oil Mr. Ilnlcy have been signed by | hundreds of taxpayers and students. The petitions demand thnl| the School Board make a public' .stntcnicnt giving reasons for the ; opposition of any of the members who may wish lo replace Mr. Haley. requested Rcynuud to take care that Hits lime there were t:o indiscretions on the French side." Zwoelf Uhr Blnll published llie dispatch under the headline: may concern .-Deadline May 4o." New York Cotton Prex'. During 1M9. were registered States. This was an all-time high ; 4.320.82!) In the (rucks United May July Oct. Dec. Jn". Mar. Open High 1/ow close Close 1056 1029 884 986 360 952 105U 1029 984 !)71 OGI 952 1049 1021 975 9GG 960 950 1054 1025 983 963 961 951 1058 1030 980 970 964 956 Mrs. Allie Mae Banks Dies At Harrisburg Mrs, Allic Mac Banks, long a, resident ol Ulylhcvlllc, died yesterday afternoon at the home of her father, .1, u. Muse, in Har- rlsbm-B. Ark,, where she wai lakcn two weeks ago when she became critically ill. She was 43. '""' Stricken 111 of Influcnzn during llie past winter, pneumonia de- . veloped nn.-l later tuberculosis set, In to mnke Mrs. Banks' condition very serious within the past several weeks. Funeral services were (o be held tins nflcrn«en at Cobb Funeral Home by llie Rev. F. M. Sweet, paslor of Lake St;cet Methodist Church, with L'urlal in Maple Grove cemetery. A number of relatives from llarrisburg accompanied the remains here. Mi's. Banks, who was born in Henderson, Tenn., was the widow of James M. Banks, disabled World War veteran, who died three j'ears ago. She Is survived by her father, J. C. Muse; two daughters, Mrs. Lelita Hurst and Miss Freda Mao Banks, both of Blytheville; two brothers. Grady Muse of Dexter. Mo., nnd Leonard Muse ol Harrisburg, and five sisters. Mrs. Mary Chism of Blytheville, Mrs. Orval Shopper. Miss Alma. Miss Georgia Lee and Miss Imogcno Muse of Harrisburg. for (he nation ]l\ ! ew Orleans Cotton Special truck (axes during 1939 totaled 5430.000,000. exclusive ol general tnses. such ns Income, properly nnd retail sales levies. WEATHER Arkansas—Considerable cloudiness tonight nnd Wednesday, scattered showers In northwest portion. Memphis and vicinity—Fair to- nlght, lowr-st lemperalurc about 64. Wednesday partly cloudy, continued warm. May July Oct. Dec. Jan. Mar. Prev. Open High Ix)w Close Close 1008 1008 1060 1065 1078 1010 987 972 970 958 1040 990 975 970 958 1032- 1033 982 986 968 973 965 967 951 955 1040 992 977 974 961 May July Chicago Corn High Open . 643-4 . 651-2 Low Close 651-2 643-4 65 66 653-4 651-2 Feudin' Families Lose Last Youth to Army MORLEY. Tenn. (UP)—Morley families have quit their feudln', but they can't get the martial spirit out of the younger generation. The Campbell county hill- town has just lost Its last eligible youlli to the army. Morley's population Is only 150 on market days, but 23 boys are In the army. A recruiting sergeant came to town the other day 16 hunt for more and fourid only one eligible man—a youth'just turned 18.

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