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Served by the United Press BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANA NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XXVII—No. 102 Blythevllle Courier. Blytuevllle Dally Newsi Blytheville Herald, Mississippi Valley Leader. WOMAN THW KIATHHVIU.K, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, JULY lf>, JWO v i; .• SINGLE COPIES FIVE TEXAS JAIL BREAK JUDGE HAS PLAN Publicity Forced for Pact Secret WASHINGTON, July 15. (UP) —Stnalor Johmon, Republican, California, today on the senate r' \\ r\ r> i ^murnu, uway on me senate LallS Quorum Loiirt and 1 floor forced publication of the se- Taxpayers Association lo j Discuss Proposal Friday, j Letters are being mailed from the ' office of Geurge W. Barhiun, conn-1 ty judge, today to members of the i Mississippi county Quorum court! and Taxpayers Association asking! them to attend a special joint ses- • ston of the two bodies at Osceola ' Friday morning ut which time '• Judge Bnrham will submit a pYo- ; pcsal to place a representative of i the county at. the Brinkley broth- 1 ers county farm to "oversee" the handling of prisoners at the farm, i The judge's statement followed! the death of Walker Clark, negro! farm convict, Friday at the county farm which resulted in a coroner's inquest arid attracted county wide , attention. No Evidence of Injury j The coroner's jury in its verdict stated that the negro's death was I eret American proposal made by .Secretary of Slate Stlmson lo Die Ixmdon Naval conference on February 5, 1930. Johnson obtained the paixr from Senator iRfcd, Republican, Pennsylvania, at the i-um-luslun CITY RRFFM Ul 1 1 UIILLUu Chicago Grime Lures Boys ° -•• -. ••••- .......... — J Hiige Profits of Vice Lords Lure Streel Urchins Intoj Outlawry. HY HKIICe CATTON NKA Kerxlrp Writer of the latlfr's speech explaining (Copyright, 1930, NEA Service Jnei CHICAGO.— While poticeiiien.de- ' ttw pact nnd urjlnj Us raliflra- i tlon. DEFl'TUHn. /ill Brand Senator "Political Coward" If He Refuses Debate Challenge. , LITTLE ROCK, July 15. (UP) — mused from "wounds at the hands Tom w . Campbell, senatorial can- of an employee or .inmate of the : aidate. issued a third challenge to- Brinklcy farm and heat prostra-1 day to senator Joseph T. Robimon tion." Dr. J. B. Mclntosh, well I to meet him in public debate. known Memphis specialist, con- j n a lelter to senator Robinson jlucted an autopsy of me negro's; which Campbell made public he 1 _r, , - . ^^ ^^^ renew my you to meet me in it any or all .of my speaking appointments in this body Sunday, and his unofficial re- , said, "I here £ iwrt failed to agree with the jury's I challenge to yi verdict. He anounced death as a j j 0 ( n ( debate result of heart trouble and heat exhaustion. He failed to find evi- tectives 'and private Investigators ! by the doien scurry urnund in a desperate efforl to get Cuica^o's amazing crime situation In- hand, a gray-haired little Scotchman sits in his office In Northwestern. University's Law School and coolly re- ! marks that gangland is never going ' to be suppressed lliat way. This man is Judge Andrew Bruce, professor of constitutional and ' criminal law at Northwestern, pros- ' idem of the American Institute of • Criminal Law and Criminology. '_ and one of the foremost a'uihorl- ties in the nation on gangs and l .:ie reason for them. ' Judge Bruce peers out from behind his glasses with eyes thai see beyond the present, into the ture; beyond ' the gleaming s|Hre: of Michigan boulevard and to the sodden slums back b' the yards; beyond the hysterical flurry of we moment, provoked by the latest gang murder to the long years ol patient, intelligent study and hard work that must come before Chi- campaign to answer if you can the dence of any wounds or fractures . criticism that I have been making en the convict's body. ; of yolir public recor(i i "If you persist r in your refusal [ shall brand you a i cago's gangs will die. Tom Holmes, 18-year-old prisoner at the Brinkley farm, who testi- \ ficd on the witness stand at the In-' quest that the negro had been beaten and also showed the jury marks on his own. body which he said had beeri sustained in beatings .wu to-leave tor his home at '"St. faShls 1 'today with his companion ..,.Theodore; Hyla, 18. Both weje sent ' ~ ta'tUfCQunty farm after'bimj 1>J-T;L,;------rested : f or "hopping" rides on j at >i-. to get away. Holmes testified to' the al- trains. leged beatings only after his fine had been paid by public subscrip- I asked him simply, "Why Is a . gangster?" And in what Judge I Bnice said I not only learned about ! gangs and crimes; I learned some- | thing, I think, about Chicago as a : whole, and about America. j . "The whole thing," said Judge • Bruce, "is a question of environ- 1 ment and example. It Is an Inci- ; dent in the migratory nature ot our < ; - , . population; • an incident. in-enor-! j -tHat .because,-of m ous und sudden-growth-of.:ou/| duties he ws,s .un- |. c iti e s; &n incident in the fact that '• I we have a very large" number of j - | foreign-born citizens whose chil-! Will Speak Here dren arc largely unable to adopt. LoOK ON CRIME ffS AN AVENUE 7-Ycar-Old flayer :;<*" . - ^V m^ \,-,' ^ 4 d vX^ i coward .who knows him. self to be unable to defend his conduct as a publio official." Senator Robinson Is in-Washington attending a special session of At FlR^T HE IS MhRELV ">* *> A Bowo-i"- THEN A THIEF - "» Tom W. Campbell, candidate for lion.. His companion was siitee-1 the Democratic nomination for quently Ireed when 'the.amount of I united States senator in opposition his fine was-paid-and-the-two told ! to. Senator Joseph T. Robinson, will stories of alleged punishment met- v >s" Mississippi county for a ser" ies of.talks next week. His sche- du!.«, as announced at'Little Rock today,_ calls for' addresses at Ma nila ed out at the farm to side walk crowds -here Saturday and. Monday. . Farm :Thieaten«l Monday afternoon-a gathering of some 25 or 35 men assembled- at a grove on Highway 61 south of. this city declaring according to reports, that" 1 hey : would "take"- the county farm. Officers talked with the men', some of whom had carried guns to the park, and they finally dispersed. Early in the day police ordered a somewhat similar gathering in the city to disband. Officers expressed-confidence today that the "trouble" had "passed over" and no alarm was felt over the condition yesterday. No statement was forthcoming from S. L. Qladish, district prosecutor, today but it Is generally understood that the prosecutor was awaiting the final report ol the autopsy Sunday before starting any proceeding. Gladish inimated Monday that whether or not he would take any action in the matter would depend on the autopsy report, which as received from unofficial but reliable sources indicated no injuries to the convict but confined the cause of his death to heart trouble and heat exhaustion. , resses a a-. at 2:30 p. m., and at Blythe- vUte at 8 p. m., Wednesday, July 23, and at Leachvllle at 10 a. m. Thursday, July 24. Labor Government Beaten i On Coal Bill DECIDEl CflTTI OFFICE Association Directors to Vote on Proposal for Blytheviile. Branch. Definite decision within a day or two is expected by the board of directors of the Mid-South Cotton Growers association, now in session at Memphis, on a proposal for the establishment and' maintenance for the 1930-31 season of branch office in Blytheville. The matter was discussed yes. terday by the association's execu- | live committee and a group ol Mis- themselves to their new environ- | ment. ..... ; Poverty- and Congestion : 'Gangs are chiefly, to be fount" • n the tumble-down, changing areas of the. city,'where on account of poverty and perhaps in ' order to )e neaf.his work—which Is an incident :pf poverty,, since, he can't pay • railroad, or street car fare— .he newly, arrived immigrant centers. And .It isn't only the immi- _rant .\vhp.;settles there, but also | the men who. wander from city to I city for .work', and the down and; outs of pur American civilization, j 'There .is one district In Chicago ! where there are 1600 boys between ' 10 and H| of whom from 450 to 500 are delinquent every year. The crime of Chicago will be found largely centered in certain areas— the down and out, or changing [ areas. "The. .youngsters have no asso- . elates except those whom they find | on the streets. They live in tene- i ments; their parents often cannot : by Lords '• board of directors without recom- _ I mendatlon because some members LONDON July <5 (ITi ! >— The °f 'he committee felt that a de' Cow Turns Switch and Wrecks M. P. Train . RECtPIELD, Ark., July ' IS. (UPJ—A cow was held responsible tcday for'the wreck of tMe Missouri Pacific "Southerner" here late .yesterday .in which nine persons-v;ere Injured, none seriously. ' ' ' TH? cow was struck by the • train and thrown against a switch post, causing the switch to be opened, sending the train onto a sidetrack. The injured persons, including cnc whitf pivwenger, a member of the train crew, and sev.m negrces, were -removed to Litle Rock. Will Abandon Control of Southern Stores But Re-1 tain West Coast Company | MEMPHIS, July 1^. (UP)—j Clarence Sauiulen*, nationally pro-; mlncnl chain grocery store ouir.TJ and .hcud of the Clarence Snuml-! ers Stores. Inf.. a Tennessee tor- • prratl'n. with 'ISO stores, tlii-ougli-' ! out the south withdrew, hli. ileulnl I of bankruptcy and fldlnllled In, solvency of the Tennessee company In federal court hero today. SnundciTi Indicated he. would not attempt .to retain control of the Tennessee corporation. He said he would leave Memphis and go lo California lo operate Ihc Pacific ! const unit of his company. ! He admitted paying $2.600 to I Maury Colo company, • »• Memphis grocery concern, which claimants ! alleged had been paid Illegally. Ills luxurious country home her,;, he said, would, be sold to satisfy creditors of' his Tennessee company. Banks Pressed Claim Saundcrs said a slump In volume of business done by the Clarenc.2 Saunders stores bad embarrassed Ihe company's credit. The petition which brought on bankruptcy proceedings, made no mention of the Clarence Saundcrs Pnclflc corporation, operating Ihej Los Angeles and Oakland wills, or, the Clarence Saunders corporation,! u holding company. j Mr. Saundcr.i Issued a statement last night in which he said: "The proximate cause.of the difficulties of the particular company involved is the fact tliat the New I York nnd Chicago banking syndicate made 3 loan to the company of $500,000,^whlch truy'have, refused to extend and which has exercised other creditors to the extent that the credit of 'the company Is practically destroyed. Attempt to Force Silo NKA I.us AnxeU'S Hurrau One of the most umiulnc murder cases In history confi anted I.jng Deach, Calif., authorities with the "onri'ssinn of Un Verne McDonald, 7. above, Hint he killed his plny- male, Jimmy Ellis, 3. The McDon- [, boy said he held the younger child under water In the Long Bench Hcod control channel, then disposed of the victim's clothing nnd calmly j returned home. Wife of Slugged. Jailer 'Is Heroine of Attemptecl Delivery at Pecos. •' PECOS, Tex., July 16. CUP)—Heroic action on-the part of Mrs: John Duncan, wife of the Koves I county jailer, frustrated . ail attempted wholesale Jail delivery ot county ]>rhoners during the night which ioMilt«l In Ihe killing 'of W Ule Jlfmnandez. life terniipris- •" oner, and escape of Pedro Aguilar, cu:uemucd murderer. ..' ^ . Mrs. Duncan shbt Hefnanti'ez through the heart as he .leaped liown Ihc Jail stairs and in •'company with her husband tough,!.,, off several convicts unlll help arrlYed. Jailer Duncan.had gone Into-the large cell for some property when : Ilornnndcz slugged him in starting the attempted delivery. Tli'e",jailer tried in light back but was over'- powercd. ' • ' r Mrs. Duncan had her revolver trained on the stairs as the eroup led by Hernandez rushed down, She • shot Hernnndcz as he leaped for her nnd held Ihc other prisoners a', bay. • • .• RIOTOmOTEST Friends of Former Premier Believed Mo.ving Force in Recent Dis'oVders"''•'- "''"* Seek St. Louie Man : ; On Shooting Charge - • -,v'.'» Wlley J. Permlnter of St. Louis is being sought by the sheriff's of-' ficc on n warrant charging assault with intent to kill as the result'of ' an alleged attempt by Perminter to shoot his brother-ln.-law'foilow- !hg a quarrel with his wife oVe'r the' custody of their- child.-..'- ••'•'¥ According -to rcpofli, •>P«rm)nt«r l who has been separated 'from '.Ms'- •i-lfts returned • to th» home 'of -lier'; '•/'" I :r*i,4iiTef .where:, she .*a». staying: =' ;| ttrtu-.Burdttte',ln:»h: e-JT ''' ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, July 15. (UP)—Rioters, inflnmcd by llispo- i "In 'addition to tw7many'efforts! mlcal situation and by anti-Euro- i to competing chains or stores which I'™ 1 sentiment, held sway in the been made to sell my stores!f lrats ° r Alexandria today - •esulted In the disposition of I n « ° nd wounding ninny, in. speak English, and at any rate arr Imrrt at work most of the lime, and it Is the prevailing sentiment of ', II , p..-,-!,.-!;,.., the street that influences the chil- ' f ]«ll 1 lOSirailon ?.' 5 S- S : Abandonment of Candidate's Speaking Tour. the bootlegger and (he owner of i HITFQVIITV A^I- i,,u. i= ,HD\ „ v,,,,,,.,, of „,„,)»„.;„„ r \Mr,, i* BATESVILLt, Art.., July 15 (UP) this sentiment is criminal. It looks j on crime as an avenue to success. •The children see the gambler. has resu I such chains lo either acquire us at | sacrifice prices or drive my stores ! out as active competitors. New Board Granted Order to Prevent Three From | ^^Jf s ^ Teaching at Gosneli. '. would lose the stockholders every i • t rinllnr . f n rhn. rnmnnnv nnH t hnf T of this kind sell at a price that broke out again today when j dollar-In the company, and that T • would,-by contract, obligate myself • business for a period of five years ; anywhere in the United States or ^Ic^rdi^^^tarofe:^ 1 " '^~ °< <*™<*. directors of the Gosneli Special school district" asked for and 'was kill- eluding Europeans. An oinclal announcement late in the day snld 14 had been killed including one Italian and several other Europeans. The wounded approximated 250 of whom many were in a serious condition. ; "As '.•ould far as I am concerned I rather be flat broke again granted a temporary restraining or- i "i,.:" ,*" i than to sign such a contract. teachers of Ihe school, from con- nate me from the chain store business but 1 shall refrain from fur- a house of prostitution riding I' —Suffering from heat prostration, ducting classes or entering the' i, , , ,, school premises. The temporary or!'" 1 " comment at this time." der granted by Judge G. E. Keck ' sets bonds of $500 each for the' teachers If they continue In their: p-csent capacity. The Gosncll school opened for' the term yesterday and teachers hired by the board of directDrs! making the complaint failed to appear, the suit declares. Although the duly employed teachers failed to put in their appearance. H. S. . Outbreak Games. Gladys Grimes and Lu- , cillc Brannon did appear at th ; and proceeded to open class- ' of , .. u ULllJct illK iluill llcill ULU3M tlllUll, expensive cars: they see men who ! Thornber ' Grtty KU bernatoriai are notoriously corrupt in public , candldate / today * hnd 6bcm forcc[1 C s despite the protest of the board:; to cancel all of his speaking en-. lne complaint recites. The sul'. Race War Frared as Sequel of Murder of White Woman I ALEXANDRIA, Egypt. July 15. (UPl—Grave rioting broke out here loday. Mobs surged through the streets, turning motor trucks and committing other acts of violence. Europeans took refuge In the bourse. British troops were summoned. Numerous fataltles were reported as the rioting continued. The mobs stoned police and firemen who tried to disperse them. Shops along Main street closed their doors and barred windows. It was reported the demonstrations which proceeded the riot were organized by Wafdlsts as preliminary to starting a strike. Police fired on the mob from the roof of the inw courts. Dead were removed in trucks. nd Permlnter Is said to have hrealened lo shoot his child -but wus prevented by, his wife . artd irother-ln-law, Robert Quails,'. Ho ben nred at Quails, .officers were old. ... .... Permlnter disappeared before .of- Icers arrived. at the: scene and. Is lelieved to have, returned, to:. St: Louis. A .warrant .issued from the office of Justice R. L. McKrilght will probably be sent to. St. Louis • officers tonight and Perminter's arrest Is expected soon. government was deisated In the j on the association's budget govern House of Lords today on its coal i shou W come before acuon on any nuux w . proposal ca m ng tor expenditure of bill. The government's defeat came when the peers by a vote of 169 to 36 reinserted! in the coal mines bill a clause providing for 90 hours of work in the mines spread over two weeks instead of a straight 45 hour week as the government wishes. The defeat precipitated a critical situation but it may h; a several days before the government an- nounci«, its alternative. Girl Kills Father After Dining Table Quarrel LONDON, Ky., July 15. (UP>Ruby Sears, n-year-old Pittsburgh. Ky., high school girl, was brought Into court here today to answer lo a charge of killing her father, John Sears, 40, who was shot to death as he hurled dishes at the girl. Sears became .enraged and attacked his daughter when she refused to eat. members of the family said in describing the death. He choked and struck the girl and was throwing dishes at her when she ran into her room, obtained a revolver and flred. One bullet pierced Ills heart. associalion funds. Carl Williams, cotton member of the federal farm board, and E. c. Creekmore, manager of the American Cotton Cooperative association, were present at yesterday's meeting and participated in the discussion. Mississippi county men attending the meeting, in addition to C. G. Smith, who is a member of the association's board, were A G. Little. T. J. Mahan, C. R. Babcock and J. Mell Brooks of the Bly- thevllle chamber of commerce agricultural committee, County Agents J. E. Critz of Blytheville and S. D. Carpenter of Osceola and C. C. Langston, Number Nine, and J. F. Tompklns. Burdette. cotton planters. The proposal, as presented by c G. Henry, calls for establishment of the office here upon the signing of 10.00 bales of cotton with thr association from a territory consisting of Mississippi county and tii soulh M miles of Dunklin and Pem- ng with the bootlegger, and they come to look with contempt on heir hard-working parents »nd to gagements and his condition was slates '" al ln ? defendant teac'ners ERICK. Okla., July 15 (UP)— regarded as serious i arc without any authority to e- Groups of negroes trained nnd ter school grounds or leach at th rale over highways around Krlck lespcct those who have made: Grn y suffered a sunstroke while scilool _ money by crime and corruption. ' °" a speaking tour of the sinie • •• ' and was returned to his home here. the . tcdav fleeing In terror from nn area "For years through our p'.ibiic j ""d vvns returned to his home 1 indifference, Chicagoans have en- Hc may not be able to resume couraged corrupt politics. We hav? ; campaign his physicians announced, shut our eyes to the prevalence of Gray is Independence county's rep- vice and to" the violation of the liq- ! rcsentative in the state legislature. uor laws and have allowed the crim- Rioting broke out In Mansurnl a week ago in connection with the visit there of Nahas P.ishn.- former premier, whose followers are campaigning- against the existing government, .and six or more O2rs.'on c . wore killed, Nahas and his min- Dsceola Child Injured £;. in Automobile Collision _______ ' " —»-"»V; » OSCEOLA Ark., July 15—Lfffle Blllv Shlppen. 18 morUhs old son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Shlppen ' of Osceola, sustained a severe' cut just back of the left car, and bruises about the face and he ad-when he was thrown through the' wind, shield of a car in which hi^ was riding yesterday. • ., . ' The car was driven by Waltei.. Pace Jr. Billy was standing o.n i the front seat and when the car 'ahead oj them stopped without warning and the car In which the child was. riding was forced to a suddai.stopv the lurch threw Billy though .the wind shield. • •• The accident occurred on 'Hale ave., in front of the Court House. istry resigned months ago Rail Accident Victim Remains Unconscious T. D. Rhodes, 55. serio'.isly injur- f d Sunday when struck by a Frisco isiry rtsiisiiL-u ^vtrui iiiuun..-, u 5 u ; charging the king jvith suspending I motor car, had not regained parliament illegally. inal 111 pOlitiC5-~S*J" ALW»» »it(, utm ' _, m i crime have us by the throat. : tltlZenshlD Program "And the trouble with the youngster is that he has lost all respect | MAN'ILA, Ark., July 15 -The for law and for government, on ac- y oimg men of Manila arc pre.^r.t- count of seeing violators of the law ; j ng a w - lon good-citizenship pro- go unpunished—not only unpunish- , gram at the Methodist church S'.med. but actually rewarded-and also i day evening at 8 o'clock The pro- on account of seeing so many pub- | gram i s non-denominational in all He officials and police officers them- ; respects, the purpose of the meet- selves partners In crime. ' j n g i s to Instil! within the minds Police Dont Prevent Crime i 0 1 the young people of the com-The Chicago policeman is not! munlty the meaning of local, state a preventer of crime. Perhaps ho an d national cllizenshlp. Special cannot be, on account of the few- . s cals nav( , hecl i res ,, rve( i f or t he ness of his numbers. He merely young men of the town The Boy makes arrests after crimes have Scouts will attend In a bMy an-1 been committeed. He exercises no will sit together. Four Scouts will moral leadership over the young- take the offering, which Is for the benefit of the local troop. Other The three who are affected by | ln which were rumors of impending the temporary restraining order ' racial war. were employed by what Is known i An uneasiness which was believed as the old board of directors.! a prelude lo violence was apparent Claude P. Cooper, attorney and; throughout Bcckham county, in | eader of I'll) Cooper faction in the j which Erick is located, and In Col- i Gosneli district stated thlv after- • lingswonh and Wheeler Aunties, noon. The old board. It Is under- ' iust across the Tex.is border, stood, dees not recognize the nu- • Disturbed officials called upon :hority of the new group and will their state superiors for aid and back their teachers. It is stated. . troops were held in readiness at ' WMe Family Stricken With Mysterious Illness: has already been,signed. The soclatlon would pledge itself to maintain the office here through the 1930-31 season, but Us operation in 1931-32 would be contingent upon volume of actual deliveries through Uic office. At "n'rst i he " "'"ely a rowdy Then he be- 1 the entire comes a. thief, then B burglar, then | mental music a bootlegger of a gambler— and there you have another gangster. ] "The kid Is Just a part of the I an of "Star Spangled - • Banner." Short speeches will" b: made by four young men. "The kitl Is Just a part of the 1 The program Is sponsored by system. He isn't going to obey taws > Epworth League, of which " _ — he doesn't believe In when he sees Thomas Is president Bnrnev Thrcl- (Conlinucd on Page Three) 'keld will be leader. the Don ' Oklahoma City. Texas rangers already had been sent to tlio trouble 1 sector of that state. Hoover Seeking Remedy for Wheat Price Slump WASHINGTON. July 15- (UP) — The crisis of declining wheat prices was discussed at length by President Hoover with his cabinet today after Secretary of Agriculture Hyde had reported on the situation sclousness this afternoon. He Is at the Blytheville hospital with n fractured skull. Inccrnttons to the left car and left leg received when, the side of the car struck him as he stood beside the track talking to a ilend Sunday morning. Seek Body of Victim of Confessed Murderer The HOT SPRINGS, July 15. Clarence Aldrich, 29, voluntarily to police today that he Various memoes ol coping with __ LronhV stnrtsd lart Frldav i «"., p " blem . ft 'f re , drtate ^, wlth I shot" and kme"d""Henry~~L. Ktaia'r" troub.e started last Friday jjyde known to be In opposition to; j when a negro of Shamrock. Tex., l attacked and killed a white woman Mrs. Henry of u r>- r .. m »..l.. n I --"..- , 1 " 1 ; 2t> ' ' al farm b:ilrd LA FAYETTE. N. J.. July 15. (UP ! —Three children of the family of Wilbur Stanton were dead Stan-' . , , , i -- ton was dying and the doctors were i e ^ fa1r " 1 T ! "™" the the plan cf Senator Capper. Republican. Kansas, to have the fcder- 36 about 20 miles from here, following a quarrel. Officers- .today were searching for Kizziar's body. fighting desperately today to saw i with i . lite and a fiurlh child from • death from named but sort of poisoning. Dr. Amar Voorhees at Newton crime. ••Young Man Drowns in River Near Paragould purchase 1^1110^ [ Aldrich said'he shot Ktaiar four of wheat In order to times because of the attention the price before it dips; man w as paying to his wife. ; further. j Fi rs t degree murder charges were . j to be filed against Aldrich. He Is Heal Wave Broken But ' bolng hcld pending the nndin? ' 0? WEATHER li No Hope of Rain Offered • was called to the home of Stan-; PARAGOULD. July 15. (UP)-1 LITTLE ROCK, July 15. (UP)-| ton. a wealthy farmer, last night, i when he attempted to swim the | Although needed rain tor crops has \ ARKANSAS — Fair tonight and ana louna me lamlly violently ill., Black river near here Paul Bymtm,; not fallen Arkansas has Its sec-: Wednesday; somewhat' warmer Despite his diligent efforts the j 23, was drowned late yesterday. By-' doctor was unable to save three of i num was a member of a flshtn<? ond day of relief from the heat. Wednesday. of the past month t:day. Although it's 96 degrees today the children, Elizabeth, 13. Fannie.' party and with Hubert Bowdy had; The prolonged heat spell was i everybody thinks Its cold weather. 12, and Alice, 4. Stanton was In a I gone In swimming. His body was brcken jislerday after 14 lives had.The thermometer went this high critical condition today but th:; recovered by a pearl fisher 15 feet ' ' " " ' '"" doctors had hope of saving Mrs. ; from where it sank. Bynum lived Stonton and another child, Wll-1 at Holly Grove near here. The liam, 2. I drowning occurred near Brookings. claimed over the week-end. There was little '.mpc for the much needed rain today or tomorrow, the weather man Monday and today with a minimum of 60 degrees according to the official sovcrnment observer Francis GarpflUer, of- '/' 1CU j';-

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