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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER n» NrMJ.TOH»!yp Ar>VAu«. n ..— ^^"^ VOLUME XXXIV—NO. 288. Blythevllle courier BtythevlUe HenUd _ Blythevllle D»lly Newt MlalMlppj Valley Leader NEWSPAPER Of NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MIS8OORI BLYTHKVtLliTiJ, ftttKANSAS. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1.038 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTO GREAT tiRITAIN SEEKS ACCORD WITH ITALY Ui """ ;i1 " Ite '"' ~ " Directs Query At Great Britain; Would Protect Germans Elsewhere BERLIN. Feb. 21. (UP)—Ac Hitler's declaration of Germany's inleni lo prelect German minorities In olher countries was interpreted In official circles today as a warn- in" in Czechoslovakia to guard against any action which Dei Fuehrer would consider a violation of Ihe rights of minorities. Although Hitler did not mention Czechoslovakia specifically he left no doubt of his implication and it was believed that he meant that in the future he will take more positive action if in his opinion the 3,500,000 Germans there are mistreated. Czechoslovakia borders Germany. Much of it' lies between Genn<inv and Austria. Official circles professed not to know whether the pronouncement presaged new activity by the CzeOi- oslovakian Germans. These quarters sold they believed that individual eases of Infringement against the German minorities would be treated separately. Meanwhile German s awaited confidently expected overtures from Great Britain that would break the increasingly sharp division between the totalitarian and the Democratic nations of Europe. Hitler yesterday warned nations wllh, sizeable German minorities on the borders of the new Reich to desist from inflicting sorrow" on 1lir>se peonies on the pain of possible conflict with his armed forces. He (old Great Britain .she could have peace wllh Germany at the price of disgorging colonies she gained ^by World War, victory. iiVi.-HiiSaaf'-df•!Ihe. greatest oratorical, efforts of. his. meteoric careef-^i three-hour speech beforethe Reich* sta<? and the diplomatic representatives of virtually all the world- Hitler ranged over scores of points en foreign policy and domestic affairs. But out of all the Hood of words Owe was no outright pledge to preserve—even technically—the In'de- - pemtence of neighboring Austria in which Nazidom took sweeping stri 1 ' 1 ** last week.• • Hitler's announcement of recognition for Manchonkuo,.{he Japan- <-»--(omi'iqted state sliced out of Noflh China in 1931. emerged ns the cue concrete disclosure of Gcr- >Monv's tliolonmlic maneuvers following the army and cabinet shnke- llp of February 4. He sided with Japan In what he termed her war a°ntnsl "Bolshevism" in china. One by one he eliminated Prance. Spain and Eastern Asia from tlie scope of his territorial desires, but. turning to Britain, he said: "Much has been snltl nnd even more has been written in recent vears about the basic differences between France and England on one hand nnd Germany on the olher. "It is not exactly clear to me Just what these differences are supposed to be. Germany, as I more tlian once have emphasized, has no further territorial demands againsl France in Europe. It is our hope that with the return of the Saar the period of Franco-German territorial disputes Is definitely ended Nor has Germany any quarrel whatsoever with England — aside from our colonial desires. "For any remotely conceivable conflict there is no visible basis. The onlv thin? which poisons and therefore burdens relations between - these states Is the almost unendurable newspaper agitation which is conducted by those conlrles (Prance and England) under the slogan 'freedom of individual opinion.' " Hints at New Aid to Insurgents in Spain Of the civil war in Spain, he said: "Germany and Italy have like views and hence are dealing; wllh the problems In Ihe same manner. Their aim is lo make sure Ihere shall be a nationalist Spain completely independent. He devoted several minutes to an attack on the foreign press which he said. In part at least, constantly misrepresents Germany. Two hours of the three of speechmaking were a grandiose review of his five-year administration. He piled statistics upon statistics, plc- Inrlng Germany as a nation in which the citizenry, army and political party worked hand In hand, wllh production and'foreign trade on the increase, health and comfort assured for the people, and strikes and lockouts rendered Impossible. Chicago Corri Lowland Families Told To ~ Remain In Homes; Levees Patrolled People living in the vicinity of Big: Lake were told today to ie-, main in their homes as government engineers took charge of the high water sltiiptlon at the request of Drainage District 17 which put 50 WPA workers lo pa•rolling and sacking weak spots ' •• ' r>:. ;.....—--,-— ,«t the Big Lake irldgeV'14- miles west of here;on •Jlgljway -ilS.S^a*}-. slightly ,-tirtr 245.6 at noon today, a rise of 1.3 "eel within the past 24 hours. Since 245, six feet above flood itage. is considered a danger point, he patrol was started.-as. a ^pre- ttutlonnry measure. even : though ingineers are confident that there s no danger unless there Is more Mny Jul open high low close 59 3-4 60 1-8 59 5-8 59 5-8 61 1-8 61 5-8 61 61 III W HDIIIPFTFR " ' L " Death Comes To Promin- '>Ml Citizen After Illness l.onj.4 W. W. Hollipeter. widely known citizen of Blytheville. who died at his home early today. William W. Holllpcter, one of Piythcville's leading citizens : wr - liculai-ly during the early development of the citv. died at his home 1115 West Walnut street this moriilnt at 5:45 o'clock He became ill October Ihird from a severe cold, from which complications developed, nml his condition since had been critical except for brief periods when lie would seem temporarily improved. He wotiid of the levee. aln. With the water that Is in sight, Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon. 2:30 o'clock at the First Methodist church' wllh the Rev, H. Lynn \yade officiating. Burial will be made In Elmwood cemetery. Active pallbearers will be: Zal B. Harrisun. E. M. Terry. Lendennle Fowler Clnrencc H. Wilson, R. L. Gaines und B. A. Lynch. Honorary nail- bearers will be members of' the board of stewards .arid Ihe board of trustees of the First Methodist church, in which he was lone active. Members of the local Marine lodge, which Mr. Hollipeter Helped to organize nnd In which i>e had held various offices will also attend In a group The "daddy" of the local electric light plant, the man who du? artesian well and com- of the first paving <lls- Mr. Hollipeter also" hud many which of the city. other business interests aided in the' development "ic city. A native-of Leo. Ind., Mr. Hoi-' liueter was . reared in that city *here.. he- seryecfefci... sheriff ifbv was £ ea f r ui' "f f ' d ^ W - ed '.|^5 "'ere' went to'Memphis where iie"pla'i'- ned to go Into business. After llv- mtr there for a short lime he dewed- to. locate. In niyUievllle in 1902 ;;when this city'was'but a sronll community. His first business enterprises were a cooperate mill, sawmill and slave mill. From the time he be- J«roe a clllzcn. here, he realized the need of n power, plant anil ess than a year after his arrival he and. S E. Smith were granted * 26-year franchise for the ooera- lou of'an elnnlrle light plant. At the same "— ... f " v business. »,i fl i e 5 '"* nrm sunk the well foi he gauge is expected to reach !47 feet within several days. A fall s expected at Hornersville to- •noiTOw. , Julian .Belts, United States guv- "rmnent engineer of the Memphis office who directed the flood figiit ast year at Big Lake, is again in.charge. He is being assisted, by hree other engineers and more vill - be sent In, if necessary. John W. Meyer, engineer of the drainage district who Is in charge 3f such situations until the gov- :rnment takes charge, announced oday that morn men will be add;d for patrolling and sacking <veak spots If then' is more rain. When tlie waler reaches 247 'eel. Ihere will be water In U:e rart's of a number of farmers re- ilding in the lowlands of that sec- ion, but there is no necessity for the Gleneoe hoTe'i; whlchTa's The inyone to move, it was announced first modern hotel in tills sect Inn winy. Some of the farmers and ""—• '-- •- Action, heir fairilles have gone to viall elalives find filends, so is it ivoid the discomfort of high wat- ?r, but tliere Is no wholesale moving an1 none Is txpected. their band ' The Sixth U. S. Marines are pictured above as. led by they quit Shanghai lor Ihelr new station at p'enri Hn, nb»- station at !><>„,! HnrlJor after comparative order Imd been restored to the war-lorn Chlnesn city. These marines were anese-Chinese, (Igliling eastern. metropolis. The Fourth u. s . Marlllcs mm||n , n rushed from San Dlcyo when Ihe Jap- was at ils height In and around the lar |w RUES HELB FDR ,' Known Pharmacist ": Had.-.BCCH-- ; Resident Many Years ; Funeral services werc. ; held this afternoon for Robert N;;HIll, well known pharmacist, who died nt his home, 411 West Walnut street, at one o'clock Sunday afternoon. Mr. Hill had been ill for several weeks and at Ills bedside when lie passed away were his wife, Mrs. Daisy Robinson Hill, who Is a member of a widely known pioneer family, his daughter, Mrs. Robert E. Blaylock, also of here, his son, R. N. Jr., who came from New York city two weeks ago, and other of age Stock Prices NEW YORK. Feb. 21 (UP) — Stocks extended Saturday's advance in a dull pre-holiday ses- ion today. Bonds were mixed with 'oreign Influence by the Euro- jean situation. Most commodities, notably cotton, advanced. AT&T 139 7.3 Anaconda Cop ........ 33 'j-8 oc D G ............... 7 3 . 8 Beth Steel ............... 51 3- B Boeing Air ............... 28 1-S Chrysler ................. 513 3. Cities Serv \ en Elec ................. 4] 3 . 8 en Mot .................. 35 S. Ent Harvest .............. 57 Montgomery Ward .... 35 5-8 Y central Packard ................. 4 5 . 8 Phillips Pet ............... 39 ,_ 4 ftadlo ................ £ 3,4 Schenly Dist ............. 24 3-4 " Simmons 21 1-2 Sccony Vac ............. 15 _ 3 Std Oil N J .............. 527 . 8 Texas Corp ...... 43 ! -2 U S Smelt ....... ..... 69 " ' 551.8 flew York Cotton NEW YOriK,"FebT 2 l. (UP)-Colton closed steady. open high low close Mar. May Jul. Oct. Dec. Jan. 904 913 920 929 930 931 91S 926 933 942 942 944 901 911 918 927 928 Spots closed steady at 923, up 13 nnd Main, Walnut nnd Ash streets were paved. ,Mr. Holllncter, as a commissioner of th e district, WIIS enthusiastic in l,(s efforts to have he paving clone, despite the ri SP m prices, and pushed the project to a finish. He had varied business Interests having always purchased stock in businesses which he believed to l,e of civic Imrxii-tnTii-o to Blythevllle. the nn When he grew older he ret mi o»t later decided to enter nnlltlrs and In 1926 was elected circuit court clerk of Mississippi county Hc served In this office four years a nd In 1930 was elected connlv treasurer, an office he also held for four years. Last year he v.-as an unsuccessful candidate for the office of mayor of BlytlievilJe He Is survived by his wife Mrs atelle Hollipeter. one daughter' Mrs Paul E. Cooley, and one son Rush Hollipeter, all of here f» M d Ivo sisters. Mrs. Nora Beck " of Pomona. Calif., and Mrs W A Patterson of Columbia, city 'ind Cobb Funeral Home Is In charee of funeral arrangements. San Bernardino county has an area of 20.175 s ' of the First Methodist church officiated for the rites, held at Hie Holt Funeral home, and burial was made at Maple Grove cemetery Pallbearers were: Mayor Marion Williams, J. Lo U | s cherry, Ivy W. Crawford, James H. Bell, p. C Rothrock and C. J. Crane. A native of Jackson, Tenn,, Mr. Hill also lived at Gllflon. Tcnn., before he came lo Mississippi comity in 1910. He first resided at Osceola, where he operated a drug store for five years. At the same time he was also an undertaker but decided to nbnndon that business and devoted all his time lo tho dmg store. He moved to-Blythevllle in 1916. Swirling Flood Waters Maroon 131 In Hay Lofi • • NEWPORT, Ark., Feb. 21 (UP) —Big barns are built ln>thls section of Arkansas. . | Reel cross workers today reported that 131 persons have taken refuge from Uie flooded Inglesldo area, near here, In the hayloft of a bnrn on the/plantation of John H. Keel. • ! ' The barn Is partially under water, it Wfl s reported, but (lie loft Is high enough to protect the refugees froi.n the flood, waters. - A food shortage was -causing some worry to the marooned .families In the parn but Uie-relief agencies were preparing to send supplies here by late today. : Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS. Ill, Feb. 21 <UP>— Hogs: receipts, 10.500 Top, 9,15. Heavy weights, 9.00-D.15. Light weights, 7.35-8.25. Bulk sows, 7.25-1,GO. Cattle: receipts. 3.000. Steers, 0.50-7.C5. Slaughter steers, 5.75-8.75. Mixed yearlings, heifers, —. Slaughter heifers, 5.50-8.00, Beef cows, 5.00-5.75. Cutters and low cutters, 450. 3.75- Vew Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 21. (UP) — Cotton futures closed steady loday, He was a member of the firm of Robinson Drug company for 161 M a years and after that, firm sold Its • Mn business he was employed in sev-' Jl1 '- up 85 cents to 90 cents a bale. ernl other stores here as pharmacist. Through his work he came lo know thousands of people nnd prided himself upon remembering names of most of his' customers. Among the out of town people who were here this afternoon for the funeral services were Mr. and Mrs. Heny Elhbert and Wnyne Falkner. of Memphis. Red Cross'Makes Appeal For Funds To Aid Flood Victims An appeal for contributions to an American Red cross flood relief fund to meet emergency situations developing along the Arkansas White and Ouachlta their tributaries, was and a W. H. Stovall. clmlrman of th Chlckasawba district chapter of the Red Cross, here this morning Mr. Slovaks appeal was Issued nvrn ( William M. Easier jr.. manager ol S^ ^ ud|sCross »Ww««n office at The telegram stated- ' "The American Red Craw li»« been called on to extend ^i*f to families driven Irom ™ by floods along the White rivers and their chapters * lies arc now arranging to feed shelter and care for 4.000 families. "Eighteen members of the ua- llonal disaster staff are directing Uie relief work. The number of families now affected will be Increased as the high waler moves down the affecfed streams. Your chapter should Issue an Immediate appeal for contributions lo the flood relief fund and remit contributions received to this ofTice." In urging residents of BlyUicvIlle and north. Mississippi counly to contribute to this fund Mr. Slovall pointed lo the .work of national Red Cross here last year In caring for flood refugees In this county. contributions may be mailed lo Mr. Slovall or may be mailed or brought to the Courier News. open . 014 . 022 . 931 . 940 942 943 Oct. Dec. Jan. Spots closed steady at 946, up 17. high 929 D3G 944 953 054 955 low 911 921 928 938 938 912 close 928 936 943 953 954 355 _ i'U T€LL YOU 6Y - BOB BURNS _ I suppose when you read the fan magazines, you can get a pretty fair Idea of the crazy questions the stars nave'ta answer when they are Interviewed, but you can sec by the answers that the stars have Just about the same kind of a homo life as anybody else. The other day a writer asked a star how long he had been married. The slar says "Twenty-eight years." The next question was "Were you ever struck by lightning?" The old jctor says "Well, probably I have oeen, but wlien a fella's been niar- 28 years, he forgets them little Hundreds Homeless Along Arkansas Streams; Red Cross Takes Charge . NEWJ'OHT, Al'k., R'b.. 21. (UI'j —Slowly receding -flood waters 01 tho Wlifte liver hero todny brought encouragement to charity workers as Ihoy rushed uld lo 376 fnmi- He.s, murooncil on high siirXs throughout Juckson county. The river iniclicd n singe of 33 •! feel ycslOKlfiy— 7.4 over flood stngo -and Ml i\ tenth of n loot overnight. I'redltil Fall LITTLE IIOCK, MJ. 21. (UP) — Despite u weather forecnsl of ruin for tonlglit and tomorrow United Stales nrmy engineers here pro- dieted tlmt floods along tho Av- " 8 " WllUC side wllhln the next 48 hours. 186,854 Is Acreage For This County Mississippi county IIIIB been allotted 11 total of 188.854 acres which cull be planted lo cotlon UiLs ycur under provisions of the 19:iil iiRrlciiittmit conservation pro- Emm, 0. C. Hundall, assistant extension director for Arkiuisns him lli'fore the Individual farmer will know IMS allotment, however, It will be necessary that limns for which no sign-up was miule last year to have a. work sheet, It was pointed out hero today by county extension officials In urging that all work .sheets foe filled out promptly. Tho county's allotment represents 45.57 pm- cent of Ihe county's tillable ncreago and In proportion each individual fiirmcr's allotment of his tillable acreage, except thai, a two |ier cent reserve will probably reduce HID Individual farmer's allotment lo nn actual average of •13,67 of his tillable ncvongo. The allotments are- In the form of acreages whloii can bo planted »-.... . --.- • •*...*. -iij llU'Jt 3, • -- "m *«jjw.i ntillilt CUU 1}\1 JJ •i, iLL i~ orcsl °' lll ° Ai-konsM i"id not In the form of base Sham, sues »s In previous years. H Is understood that about 5.000 of the state's totjtl acreage allotment of 40.9M to bo reserved for allocallon to farms on which cot- lomorrow M i \ VI ' A . "iM.'ctur, announced that n tolal of 4,600 ivere °" lovcca nmi dykes In various parts of the stntc under tho direction of U, S. army engineers Sickness, privation and several cases of pneumonia were reported lp relief agencies at Newport today. They promoted i>innr<>«i.*.r ,, , emeiuenoy calls for food nnd bedding for the " Ion was not Brown In ISK, ma and 1937 has tan allotcd to Mississippi county. John Cross worker, M, vised relief work at Newport Full at Batcsvlllc n , T i > , e , v )f h ' le llver at noon slood nt 33.3 feet nt Newport, n fall of ^""Ji 1 ,.!?...?*..^ ** »o"rf Hn mid the crest of thn Wong Ihe While reached early odny after breaking throuah the Stephens-Keel levee south „" the city and Inundating 25 000 acres of rich farming land WPA workori Two hundred <Vere put to work [oday sahdbag- »n »ng Trio Confess Stealing from Man Found Truck Dead In Oblo 'Ajliabranner, 29, Dewaytie the levees on thi? Wliit^ B ™m, 19, and Daniel Quysom, 20, peValls Bluff,- where a creW ""' ot V nnl ! tt nl ° '" J ft11 "ero fol- ar.v 28 feet Is expected on -Febru'- !owin '! itholr.-'confcMlons tlmt they 'had-stojen money from Ihe clothes " L L1U|D 5 ii -|™, ° c stood at 20 feet today \vlth. indications It would reach' the cxpoct- s During the day HOO WPA work- ws were rushed to lovees In Jefferson county, above Pine BUiff to add sandbags, to the retaining walls as a crest of 32 on the Arkansas was forecast for Ihnl section for February 23. Marion Planter Make Suicide Leap At Chicago CHICAGO, Feb. 21. (UP)_A coroner's Jury today relumed a verdict of "suicide while tcmour- nrily Insane" in the death of John Walter Scott, 50. Marlon, Ark, planter. Scott lore away from the restraining arms of his wife Ethel find a woman friend yesterday otirt &L* "!? d * lh '.""I "Sixth of • Oscar 'Medlock, Brown's Spur .farmer 1 who. was found dead In the cab -of a -parked truck at Manila Saturday 'morning. They waived 'preliminary hearing in - municipal court this morning on charges of their bonds were each. Mono had made bond two o'clock Uils afternoon. Ouysom told Arch Llndsoy, chief deputy sheriff, ana other officers laic SaUirday tlmt lie hnd stolon money from Medlock before he died and yi'slcrdny the other two Chamberlain Moves Swiit ly Toward Conciliatory Pacl With Mussolini - (UP) — The government, Jiayln? Jettisoned Anthony Eden as foreign sec- ictm-y, moved 6W ifti v today for an wccmenl wllh Italy. Within twelve hours after Eden *«'! rexhncd Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain received Dino'Orandl! '•.HUM ambassador, and was . In* formed, according to an peaclmble source, that Premier, (.Mussolini has accepted ions which Chamberlain had conveyed to -Rome last Friday. Tho terms Of Mussolini's aocep- lance were not revealed but It' was believed Mussolini agreed to lmm«- •llate direct negotiations between •"'Hlon nnd Homo on the basis of Olmmborlain's plans to side tract tho question of volunteers In Spain nnd, cert a In other Issues in order to achieve a speedy pact which most Mkely -would involve British recou- -;; 1 "" of the Italian conquest if Klhlopla. " quarters believed the next move by chamberlain would he to send, an envoy to Rome, prob"-' * M afr.Robnt vanslttart. perma'i ncnt under foreign secretary. • 5? The Italian embassy was In al* most constant communication with" Rome, arranging for the format opening of negotiations. if. , Eden GWes Reasons LONDON, Feb. 21. CUPi-Capfc \nlhony Eden told a crowded attentive house of commons today' 'hat he resigned as t orelfn. secre- 'ary because he could not' agree* that Italy's attitude mates It advisable to hold a conference on better vfelauons.bfitween 'Italy Brfl/Britain a present. ' ' Eden implied that he reels Italy ••* "".i-manv are violating International agreements, "Wo are In the presence of the progressive deterioration of respect for International obligations," he declared. e o-e the house met Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, who split with Eden, talked with Ambassa- grand larceny and **.»«« p«n*l of IU* «d was ,'ere set at $1 OOol ,' nder 1 00(1 to "^e arranged for- id made bond al l" tm ^ ie .cpnversat^a» batween u " l the two countries In -which Britain would make concession^ on Spain and recognize the Italian ionquest ot Ethiopia. . «M»n sDcikln» earnestly and de-" llberately, told the house: "Recent months, recent weeks and •ven recent days have seen succes- ilve violations of Intrnatlpnal agreer- ments an'd attempts to secure pollti : leal decisions by forcible means. ;--'. Agreements that are wbrtriwhlla are never made on-a basts of .1 reals." , .. ' , "•:' similar con't-sslons. They told officers that Ashabranner nml Broom "stood watch" while Guysom took $18 from tlic pockets of Mcdlock, who hnd been placed in the cnb to "sober up" after he became unconscious In a Manila night. They when they let, him and officers believe their star. restaurant lato Friday said the man was alive x=»ii»=S = «ss »,»rs saf:S5s i £*.-=rjs.'ns worry over caused by Ihe „„.„„„ oi ulc JJnnlt of Marlon, nnd the suicide of W.- 1 5 ' B. Rhodes, cnshler of the Marlon I bank and a life time friend TIMBER LAKE. S. D. <UP)_At Chicaan Wheat open 02 . least one farmer is thankful for grasshoppers. Alfred Kleiner Is a turkey raiser and he says that slice the lioppers have routed themselves through his land he high low close 09 T 0 ni K n rti c n . »—'•-> H.1UU311 ins Hum nv M B7 :.' » L 8 % tl ™ s "U" «™P^ turke, feed" he 873-8885-8 87 3-8 88 3-8 has ever seen Ami-Lynching Bill Shelved After Six Week's Filibuster WASHINGTON. Feb. 21. (UP) — A six weeks filibuster against the anti-lynchln g bill ended In triumph oday when the senate shelved the controversial measure to make way or the $250,000,000 deficiency re- As the senate plunged into a conflict over proposals—unlikely to succeed—to boost the relief measure to $400,000,000, leaders of the southern filibuster bloc claimed that antl-lynching legislation has been btalod for a long time to come.-The vote was 58 to 22. They pointed out Hist when debate started January 6 It was believed the obstructionists were certain to fall because they were start- Ing the filibuster at the beginning of a session, success in preventing a vote was hailed by Senator Tom Connolly (Dem., Tex.), leader of the opposition, ns proof that the nation was not In favor of the measure. Proponents of the antl-lynching bill, Introduced by Senator Robert F. Wagner (Dem., N. Y.) and Senator Frederick Van Nuys (Dem., Ind.) said they intended to keep up the fight. "Under any circumstances," said Wagner, "the fight will go on." Assertimt that there would have Been 70 ballots for the measure If It had ever come to a vote they Inttlaatqd that further attempts would be made to get action whenever possible but admitted they had .sll-^t. h""e of success this session. The vote to lay aside the lynching measure and take up the relief bill came after brisk debate In which Wagner deplored failure of the senate to come lo a vote on the measure. Wagner said that I have been made the center of the entire attack on this" bill." "I— and I alone— have been the subject of vituperation and abuse," he said in defending his position. "t don't complain but may God forbtd that I would stay hero and fight for this only for votes." "I'm going on with this fight. I have In mfnd the unfortunate victims of barbarism. I'm pleading for - .« -i»lnctnles of Democracy and I don't care whether Its north, south, east or west." , Demands Eden'g Recall LONDON, Feb. 21. (UP)—David '--ri rjoorw, war time premier;. through the council of action for peace and reconstruction, Issued a' general call to the British empire today to demand the recall of Anthony Eden to the foreign secretary- ship and re-establishment of his policy of "no surrender on principles." :' Orders Company M To -••;'; Prepare For Flood Duty The 60 members ' of Company "M", Arkansas National Guard, have, been ordered to prepare for flood duty "anywhere In Arkansas^ It was announced today by Captain Wendell M. Phillips. •-• The order, which was sent from the adjutant general's department of the Arkansas , National Guard, will be given the company at the regular drill period Wednesday night. Banks To Be Closed For Legal Holiday The two banks of the city will be closed tomorrow In honor of the birthday of George Washington, It was announced by bank officials today. ;' WEATHER t Arkansas—Probably rain tonight and Tuesday; slightly warmer Tuesday. .; Memphis and vicinity — Cloudy, probably followed by rain tonight and Tuesday; rising tempenaturai Tuesday; lowest temperatures tonight 38 to 42. v The maximum temperature htii" yesterday was 39, minimum JS, cloudy, according' to Samuel F. Norrts, official weather observer.

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