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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 20, 1939
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER.' nu Mnn.i.m»ia.,, .„ _.u . ' • * » ^-/ XXXVI—NO! 78. Blylheville Courier Blythevllle Herald Mississippi valley Leader Blythevllle Daily News Bill For Extending Roosevelt Power To Devalue Dollar Urged WASHINGTON, June 20. (UP)~Th e senate resumed debate on a house approved bill granting P,n S i^,,f n nn «,_ IE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI ~~ —; ; . -K, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, JUNK 20 193!) H , , --. — —• granting President Roosc- velt a two-year extension of his power to devalue the c ollar A vote was expected tomorrow. The American Farm Bureau Peel- «• ' ; eration in letters to all Qii sena- ~ : ~— .tors declared that extension of the president's power to devalue the dollar was "Imperative" to protect "American markets at home and abroad for "the disastrous consequences of monetary manipulation" by foreign countries. Meanwhile Senate Majority Leader Alben W. Barkley said there was a good chance" the senate finance.-: committee would-net on the house approved $l,C44;oOOOOQ tnx revision bill before night ' It was understood Mr. Roosevelt'has informed his congressional leaders Unit life might call a special session unless new neutrality legislation is enacted before adjournment Jt was said the chief executive Js emphatically opposed to plans to adjourn July 15 if revision of the existing neutrality law ispost- poned until 1940. As members of the senate appropriations sub-committee met to consider the 81,735.000,000 relief bill, Tallulali Bankhead, glamorous actress daughter of Speaker William ,jeB. Bankhead, appeared at the capital as a lobbyist advocating continuation of federal theater projects'under the Works Progress Admllstratlon. She .hugged her "Uncle John" Bankhead, Alabama senator, and begged him to nii- b»ster;against the relief bill unless the theater project is revived. "Uncle John", a member of the sub-committee, was non-comimtal. Other developments: ' Joseph Fudway, American Federation of Labor counsel, accused National Labor Relations Board Member Edwin Smith of being definitely committed "to a policy destructive to A .P.'of L. unions" in testimony before the hoiise labor committee. The senate interstate commerce committee approved the rivers and harbors bill authorizing expenditure of $407,855,600 on future projects. Leonard p, Ayres, vice president of the Cleveland Trust Company, Sentencing Judge Remarks On "Inadequacy" 0{ Ex- jurisl's Penalty NE\V YORK, June 20. (UP>- Matln T. Man ton argued the most important case of his career In federal court tcday and lost Judge W. C. Chestnut, denying the convicted jurist's plea for a new trial, sentenced him to serve two years h $10,000 (hie. peals. Judge Chestnut passed sentence on the white haired former Jurist convicted last June 3 of ncceptin- bribes and loans totaling $700000 from litiganU in his court with the remark that the penally "seems Inadequate." Buekner Witness S;tw No Whoopee and pay Troop Maneuvers Noted Throughout Countiy; Fortification Pushed BERLIN, June 20 (UP) — C!e many lias started large scale tioo maneuvers throughout the count and n-ns reliably reported today be feverishly pushing iu easlei fortifications along the Polish fioi tier. The troops will be on the inov throughout the country (luring I) summer and the unny will )m\ been hroughl to nn nppro.xlmn total of 1,500,000 men nt the climn hi September. The number of workers on tl eastern fortifications was practic ally .doubled by liie drafting ( lew inrge numbers of buildei mllifnry engineers and lu| Wr froi I'orkers. Well-informed Nazi sources % pressed the view that two spcecho made by Propaganda Minister Pal opposed /before ing"' commitli the senate legislation i:onsidera.tlon, \viiich would < n •'system—of'•government,'iii loans for small business. bniik- imder, create iisured: Fixes Sum State Must Pay For 13.1-4 Acres Of Land, Damage A circuit court awajrdcd B. A. Jury yesterday $3,138 for 13 1-3 acres of land condemned by the Arkansas slate highway department for right of way and excavation use, for the: Highway No/ 61 -overpass 'now nearing com-. " 1 ~"~iV' ov * 1 '' the/Prisco:tracks near Stock Prices NEW YORK, June 20 (UP)— Activity in utility shares featured late trading in a firm, more active stock market today. A. T. & T ; IBS 1-4 Anaconda Copper 24 1-4 Beth. Steel 5fi 5-8 Boeing Air 221-2 Chrysler 70 G'ocn ' Cola ....:. 128 General Electric 35 5-8 General Motors Int.. Harvest .. Mont. Ward .. N. Y. Central . Packard . ..... Phillips Radio . Schenley . .... Simmons . .'... Sccony Vacuum Standard of N. J. 423-4 Texas Corp. 38 1-2 U. a Smelt 51 i U. S. Steel 47 3-4 44! 3-8 58 3-4 51 3-4 14 1-2 . 31-4 35 1-8 6 13 23 3-8 11 3-4 yiirbro. Tlie Jury only fixed'-, the nmouiiv of compensation to Mr. Bugg for land appropriated, other land owners, defendants in the original suit having reached an agreed settlement with the highway department Zal D. Harrison wris attorney for Bugg and Ilcrne Norlhcutt. chief counsel for the highway department, represented the plaintiff. In a trial yesterday .'afternoon Judge Neil Killough cf Wynne, presiding, directed a jury verdict for $1,583.91 for the Peoples Bank Liquidating Corporation of Mississippi against H. E. Long and Ivy \V. Crawford represented the plaintiff and P. C. Douglas Hie defendant. Underway tcday was the trial of Annie R. Stokes' action against del! P. Michael under the slate bastardy statute, seeking support for Oier child who she alleges Is the son of the defendant. A jury verdict late today was anticipated. George W. Baiham is counsel Tor (he late plaintiff and \V. Leon Smith fcr the defendant. with Poland. These sources believed tlie clima will come sooner than expected Although it was officially deiiie that there nre any new troop con centiations on the Polish frontfe It was understood that Puehie Hitler nnd government officials ar devoting most of their attention k German-Polish relations ' Musgraves Says Jenkins Is New Pastor Tlie Rev. A. A. Jenkins was re ported today to have been elected pastor of the Pull Gospel Tabernacle church of the Pentecosta Uluirch of Got! at. a meeting last light at, the church which is located on the cornel- of Lilly and Vine street. The announcement, wai nnd.0 by (lie Rev. J. L. Musgravcs district superintendent. The Rev. Mr. Jenkins and Mrs Jenkins, who is also a preacher cainc. here from New Harmony fuel. The, Rev. Mr. Jenkins, who was formerly pastor of ,«•' church n Memphis; is ' widely k«Cwn : '-In mn Vi ft,rij4rll n - nr i »? =' • -»'."- New York Cotton NEW YORK, June .20. CUP)Cotton closed steady. open high .. 930 .. 845 .. 810 .. 809 .. 801 First Class Rating July Oct. Dec. Jan. Mar. May 795 934 849 823 . 810 803 197 tow 928 842 817 .804 797 191 close 931 845 819 804 798 792 Spots closed nominal at 986, off 5. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, June 20. (UP)— Ccttcn futures closed steady today, up four points to off two points. July Oct. Dec. Jan. Mar. May open 935 852 829 817 809 803 high 941 857 833 821 812 ' 808 low 935 852 828 814 808 802 Close 939 853 830 814 808 802 Spots closed nominal at 945, unchanged. ';-.-.. Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, 111., June 20 (UP)—Hogs, 8,500. Top 6.15 170-230 )bs,, 6.10-6.75 HO-160 Ibs., 5.90-6.50 Bulk, sows 4.85-5.65 Cattle 2,850 Steers 8.15-10.00 Slaughter steers 7.00-11.00 Mixed yearlings, heifers 8.00-9,50 Slaughter heifers 7.00-9.75 Beef cows 5.75-6.15 Cutters & low cutters 4.25-5.50 Chicago Wheat -• open , high July 70 1-8 70 7-8 Sept. 71 ij! 3.4 low 70 71 ciose 70 3-4 For Postoffice Here The Blytheviile postolTice will again become a first class post- office, July 1, it was announced today by Herman Cross, postmaster. Tlie postoffice has been a second- class, one for several years after having once been in the upper bracket. The receipts totaled more Iban $40.000 for the year of 1930 to allow the office its elevated position, according to Information received from the federal posfofnce department. e So far as could be learned there will be no change In the personnel or hours but the box rent will advance in price. Medical-Dental Clinics To Tour Nova Scotia HALIFAX, N. S. (UP) _ Physicians, dentists and nurses will go on tour of the province with trailer-laboratories this summer. The roving clinics will stop two or three days In various outlying communities to treat children unable to obtain dental'and medical treatment regularly. Fire Potentially Big MANSFIELD, O. (UP)-Mansfield had a $1,500,000 nre, but nobody did anything about It. old stale sales tax stamps with a face value of $1,500,000 but actually worth only a few dollars, were burned at Die Ohio state reformatory. lias the > Middle West where'lie been doing evangelistic work. He is at present conducting :i revival here every night. An Invitation has been extended to the public to attend these services-held each night nt 7:45 o'clock. Tack, Sucked Into Lung By Boy, Is Removed MEMPHIS, June 20. (UP) — Norman Ford, nine, of Marked Tree Ark., was released from the Baptist hospital today, none the worse fcr having accidentally sucked a lack into his hmg yesterday. The lack was removed by a physician through n brouchoseoiiic lube. British Factory Builds Three Atlantic Planes LONDON (UP) - Designed for winter service on the North At- antic route, three landplanes with r range of more than 3,000 miles are being built at Rochester. One is expected to do nt least 330 m.p.h. at. 25,000 feet, while the two others, intended for flying at icrmal heights, will have a top ipeed of 280 m.p.h. [New. Uniforms And Auto For City Police Tlie city policemen are boasting .cw uniforms and, n new niitomo- Mle, The summer uniforms have nrrived, all but the Sam Browne belts and badges which are ex- >ected to arrive this week, and negotiations have been completed r cr the purchase of a new car by he city council. Police Chief E. A. Rice, John Chicago Corn July open 49 5-8 11 1-2 Sept. 51 high 50 low 49 3-8 " close 49 5-3 " " " "oster. Lee Warrington, Dick PoU er and Desk Sergeants Ed Amler- on and Charles short have two suits each of blue serge trousers grey palmetto shirts and blue caps, which -nil! be worn with the belts and badges upon, their arrival •There are no coals for the summer uniforms. The officers bought lie uniforms. Tiie new police car is a Chevro- ct ccach and is equipped with a short wave radio receiving set to be used In connection with the new -,hort wave broadcasting outfit of he police department. These sets ire also on cars belonging to sheriff Hale -Jackson and Eddie B David and Eugene Dickinson, stale highway policemen. Bids for the new by SINGLE COPIES FIVE'' CENTO BritishWarshipMo^es TEM Ml US' Into Tientsin Ha*bor; JHOUTH Says 32'/2 Cent Minimum Wage Would Help Halt Movement Japan GetsIS. Note ^ WASHINGTON, "June 20 tUP) — Two representatives of aov. Kny-' tension mounted over Japanese bkjckiute ot British concession/ ., ' A • ' " i —"•' — ••"• a*- Ci at" be faires, delivered firm notes thti the Vhoopcc pnrlie: Wnshlnglon amounting n luomoollii •diiioken oig>" weie described by the pioseciitlon a he ttlat of socialite William P. B.ickner, Jr. uml'foih otlicij, fo. ni llegcd $1,000,000 Philippine bom)'swindle opened'Hi New York Fed- rnl Coiu-t. Biil comely, flimie-lmlrcd chorus ylri Noel Ctirlcr left bore, testified (hat she snw no 'such goings-on. Socialite Buckner right, seemed unperturbed ( as he smilingly eiilerocl coml 5PEH PiSf : qualus Comrriander Singles 'Out i Electrician's Mate For Praise PORTSMOUTH, N. H., June '>0 UP)—A new hero of the. Sqimliis isaster was acclaimed by his com- landcr at the nnval Investigation uo the snbmarijie tragedy today. U. Oliver P. Natiiiln, testifying eforc a four-man court of In- niry, singled out clitef electrician's into Ijiwrcnce Galpor of Honolulu T special commendation. Maquiu said that Onlnor "know- g lhat the ship was flcoded aft id that llic buttery was directly lortcd, enlcred the forward )rat- Bi'i- tanks and pulled the dlsran- eclion switch. "This undoubtedly saved a serf- is battery fire . that might have •evented those people In the con- WFil PLI1 IflfitRMT . ••'- " ".• '''' • ''' " • 1 ^ * Wilson Company To Re place.Dehydrating Plan! Destroyed By File The new alfalfa deliydrfltlnf. plnnl of Hie Lee Wilson Company a I Armorel, which wns destroyct roc in from going to the for- ol ard torpedo room for ultimate scue," Nnquin said. He said that this act, iwrformed hile the Squulns rested on the cean bottom, "required heroi.™ eyond tlint of the normal call of ily.". ottled Note Travels 6,200 Miles at Sea SANTA CRUZ, Cal. (UP)—On prll 8, 1937, Harry K. Murray of is city, aboard tlie liner Evangcr nn trip around South America rew overboard n bottle contain- g his home address nnd the rc- icsl. that the nuclei- notify him len nnd .where It n-as picked up. Ana Camacho Frnnquez picked It [) In Pago bay en the island of uam while fishing, it is estimated e bottle traveled fi,200 nautical lies. en's Age Believed 17; Fowl Is Household Pet READING, Eng. (UP) —. A claim at slie OBIIS the oldest hen in igland is made by Mrs. Elizath Ritmbtc, wife of a gardener Kldmore End, near Reading. by fire early Monday morning !.. one of the most, serious fire losses of this section, in several years will be rebuilt, Immediately, it ,\va: announced today. Work is expected to get underway as soon as the debris is cleared from the site of the former plant. Whether corrugate! Iron as used in the destroyed building 01 rcenforced Ore-proof steel will be used hns not yet licen decided. The new mill will be or the same size as the former one, which,employed 30 men. It Is planned to have the plant hi operation In silently more than month. Approximately $40,000 will be spent for the new plant. It l s sa id. Mrs. Lucille Anderson's Case In Jury's Hands HOT SPRINGS, June 20. (UP)— Both state and defense concluded llieir cases today In the trial of Mrs. Lucille Andersen, charged with the holdup-slaying of Eldon Coblcy, Hot Springs grocer. The case was expected to go to •i Jury this nfternocn. It was Mrs. Anderson's third trial on the charge. Two men, Including Mrs. Anderson's husband, already have been executed for the Cooley murder and a third, Clarence Johnson, is scheduled to die this week at Tucker prison farm. The stale seeks the death penalty also for Mrs. Anderson. Seek Jury Free To Discuss Sex Problems LOS ANGELES, June 20 (UP)— A Jury that would not be embarrassed at discussing sex problems was sought today by attorneys defending the Rev. Joe Jeflers and •The hen is about 17 years old. |l"s wife on charges of committing le-is treated like a pet. Instead [Immoral acts. being penned up ••like other itckens, she Is allowed, to ream )out the house and garden, she ts from the same bowl and at same time ,rce kittens. were n was annctmced C0lmcl1 frcm Boy Acquitted of Murder ' LONDON (UP) — A 13-year-old mdon boy committed for trial at e Old Bailey on a charge of iiirdcr was acquitted. Although he cofcssed to strangling a 4-ycar- cld girl, his counsel successfully argued there had been no evidence lo rebut the presumption that a boy under 14 wns Incapable of suf- :\ll lulent t< Defense attorneys began their third day of quesllonlng prospective Jurors. Because of the Intimate nature of Die charges Attorney as a rp.inlel and Loren Andrews said lie wanted a panel that could discuss the morals charges against the Jeffers openly among themselves. He excused several women. crime. Chorus To Have 100,000 MONTREAL (UP)—A chorus of 100,000 school children, singing In R specially constructed stadium, will 1942 be a feature of Montreal's tercentenary celebrations. Preparations wllli begin In Montreal schools next Septemtjer, when choirs from each schcol wilt be trained for the occasion. inlor Klmer F. Andrews to nppro\ he 32 1 ,!, ccnl nn hour textile wni; minimum to halt'.movement c lorthmn textile mills to Die soull 'Connecticut labor Commlislone Joseph Tono nnd President jinno Cleikln of the Connecticut «(n( fedei-nllon of labor said hint (her nre "very few textile mills left i Connecticut" because of mlcvntio lo the soiitli. Tone said that northern lauo standards ui-c "far better" than I the south nnd that even the 321 cent minimum would'licit complete ly wipe out advantages in favor the south. 'Since Ihe statutory minium, automatically Increases to 30 con: next Oct. 24 I run wondering v..... you are setting Die textile ivngc n only 32H cents," Tone dcclnrcd. Clcrkln snld Hint the "most tcdl ons Insk," confronting, orgnnlw Inboj- In Connecticut wns maintain Ing present wnge levels In tho lex Die. mills, / ' • Miss Florence Peterson, chief „ the bureau of labor •statistics In dustrlnl relations''division, c|iiolc figures to support an- assertion din the loxtllo Industry. Imd 1,101 strikes.regardless of economla cot than imy other large In William .A. Moreiiead of aotd vlUe, S. C., agent for the Jounn Cotton Mills, urged adoption the 32',!, cent minimum, stulln lhat Hie soulh's "worst crjinpiitl tlon" conies not from New Eng land .'inniiufncturcra blitVfrom oth ci soulliein companies who swent shop wages. Explains Eligibility Oi 'Maiden' Voter UTTIJ3 ROCK, Aik, June 20- PcrRon-, who have bccomo 2! year of age since the time foi nssissln poll tnxes in 1938 will be cliglb) to vole In Die 1040 Democratl primary.election, If otherwise (Jlial Ifled, wlthoiit paying n poll (ax Attorney general Jack Holt ndvisct John M. McLeod of 'Cotton Plant secretary of the vvcodriiff Count Democratic Committee. • yester'dny Citing nn act of the 1839' Icgls lature extending the •deadline to paymcnL of poll Inxes from Jiina 15 to October 1'nhd providing'p'ol tnxe.s pnld up lo October 1, 163Q iv'cnld enlllle lhc holder to vote In elections between Octolic'r 1. 103( and October t, IJMO, the'' opinion by Assistant Attorney oncrnl John p, Slrcepey; said: "Since the person who becomes 21 after the assessing time In 1838 would not nppcar on Die nssess- uent rolls and thus bo eligible lo my his 1930 poll tnx prior to Oc- Itbcr 1, 1939, the-law permits him o vole without payment of n poll nx nl all elections held between Octobi-r 1, 1D30 and October I, 1Q40. "It Is highly Important to cx- ilaln to the ycung voter the he- csslty of him assessing his tnx this •ear so he may be able to pay his tax next year." Safe "Itlown'' Too Well AKnpN, o. (UP)—Safe blowers vho opened the safe of ah oil coin- y here used so much nltrogly- erine that It not only blew open he strong box, but also tore nil of contents Including several him- red dollars in currency, to bits. Thrills Lacking In Trip By Air C. J. Evrarcl Finds O, J. Evrard. 88-year-old self crmed "speed bnthuskst,"' didn't ven get enough''speed out of'the lane which t«ok him lo Nevy York or n month's visit with his son, Im, and family, and to the World's "air, but he cheerfully admits,'"I ad the time of my life." He ar- verl home Sunday. Ills' only complaint upon return- ng here was that there wasn't a ngle thrill in the plane ride. It ust went ko easily, -but if lie goes anywhere again it will « by plane. He saw everything In Ne\v York rom the Statue of Liberty to oncy Island, stayed up every Ight until from 12 to three o'clock, ijoyed the sea breeze and objecteil all' the noise of the subways. One of the nicest things that appened to him was meeting a oy in the Belgian exhibit who as from the village where Mr. ivrard's mother was bom.' The .rknnsas traveler hadn't, sp:kcn French In 50 years bul French troops, ?^ l ® t .y»>u*' m i**t» pt d n ' sticks by Jnpnne so omccis foi . oi . ha nmiiMiiicnt of a Chinese crowd bflftro the blockaded British concession, British sources 'said 11115 wore conccstlon by , 0 Woodrow Wilson street enlmnce! on their way to Die conntiy clltb nc<l ' wlll>ntI)( - J< ' i ' !iti( ' s '- : Fenr of u dnngci0115 outbicnk in- Snta.; is ll ;° Jn " wcsc ""»*'• nuthorltlcs 'asserted Hint nil negotiations (o settle the incident Imd been suspended and Lj m t hey had received no liwlruclloni which would permit them to resume tnlks with llrltlsh niillioiltles • Anti-British posi els werc ( | (s _ jilaycil nl barriers bcfoic Uc Li-ltUh concession!,, urging Chinese- to leave the concession nrca. Previously, Japanese hnd'rar- mlUcd Chinese to enter but made It difficult for lliciu to lenve In order to Intensify the food shortage. There wns fcnr of trouble tomorrow when Big Chinese crowds were for the dingon due to nsseniblu boat festival.. An oven more serious aUunllon wns foreseen- for, Sundny when Jnpnheso sources mmoiinced, 3,000 nrmed white (Cairlst) Rti.ssinns Intend to parade llirongh the British eoncewfon Tlie Ktiv,lnn(> hnvc cooperated closely «ltli the Japanese since the stnit of the \\m In China. Japanese source-, asserted that Chinese policemen In the Biitlsli concession wore showing "iimesf and nllciniilliiB to leave the nrca. Japanese had tlneatoned them wllh denth unless they dtscrled Iheli to Hie foreign office protest- nig JajwnosD bombings of American properties in Chi-' 111} nnd ugainst the stoppage of supplies' in a > Japanese blockade of Kulnngsu, the foreign area of Amoy, ,', Thus Ihq United Stales threw Is wciijDt Into (he Far Eastern iUunilon despite Japanese efforts o Isololij Oieal Britain in the in- ltl«\l .stage of Its campaign to exert domination over foielgn affairs The American action was connected directly with the Japanese blockade of the British nnd French concessions nt Tientsin. This Is nl lensl on tho surface, directed solely against Britain, HOMCYCI-, tho nrm nttllnde which the United Sfntcs was understood w Imve taken In its communlca- . Ions wns exuded lo Imve important tearing on the entire Far Eastern situation. • The Japnnese blockade of Tient- sin wns regarded ns only the first niovo In a considered campaign to obtain control ot nil forclgif areas In China. ~ Tho blockade of Kulangsu stalled immediately af(er that nt Tientsin, nnd it affects all foreign residents equally. At Kulnngsu, where Japanese It -developed lodoy lhat stories that the Japanese had fchuigwT the wire barucades nroimd the Brlllsli and French concessions with electricity last night ueio premaltire, The JajMincse had announced that they would electrify 30 . miles of Ihe. wire - Insl night, nnd sonic of tlicin "cveii .said uftehuud that the wires hrid been charged .Today, however, It wns -disclosed that the current had not. yet i»en DHL on. Japanese said thul It would M > turned ;on tonight Japanese snld that by electrifying, warships hnvc been Intercepting fax! shipments, ih'ere are also 42 men of :« United states naval Intidlng party. They nnd a cor- icspondlng number of Bittlsh and fiench mnrlnes, were landed to «•<' main until 42 men of a Japanese landing paity left. • • - ' United States Charge d'Aftalres Doornail' was understood to Imve picsented two notes to Rirelgii Minister A^lta today, Tlie 'first called -the Japanese government's attention''to. a' aeries of Japanese airplane* bombing's since had glven'.assurances tiiat attacks on American missions and other properties, would tie discontinued. It addec! that the United .Stntes might' make public details of, .negotiations unle&j. prompt satisfaction wos'assured.- .-':.'-, ,-v.,' r I Tho second note,was understood ' f to express sur)vlse' that Japan ' should purs'ue such tactics as Ihosc nt Kulnnksu at the present lime. Thus the United States' attitude ' of official abstinence from participation In tho Tientsin dispute re- mnlned unchanged, but its attitude wns expected lo have weight In , the Tientsin Issue. , , Taiclgn Minister Arlta was uu-, deistood to Imva taken copies -of the Aineilcnn notes lo tcdaj's cabi- •Icwles at Isolated spot.s to smiig- ;le food Into the concession. Sebaugh Outs Fellow Lions .Through "Quiz' C. V. Sebaiigh wns In clinrge of he program presented at the wcck- y luncheon meeting of the Lions lub today which wns attended by 9 members. After the "quiz" program had Jcen conducted, the group voted o meet next week with the incin- ,crs of tho Klwanls and notary In*! nt the Hotel Noble Wcducs- oy night. This meeting will take he place of their weekly meeting n Tuesday. Baby Btsls Razor Blade McALESTER, Okln. (UP)—Two- car-o!d Clarence Pendergraft Is oiigh or lucky, .or both. The ouhgstcr found a double-edged nzor blade and proceeded to break t into pieces xylth his teeth wallow It.' He recovered. and Wooden Quarters In Tom KELSO, wash. (UP) — Wooden icney has been iss\ted by the Kclso Chamber of Commerce. The scrip ach picte -svorth 25 cents, is a ouvenlr of Kclso's celebration July -4 .of. Washington's golden Jubilee f slatehcod. Tobacco User Doubles- Up EL RENO, .Okla. (UP) — Virgil iliaw. assistant county attorney, lews tobacco and smokes cigar- lies i\l the same time. The unofficial American dls- ance record for sailplanes was set year during the Elmlra Soar- ig Contest by Lleul. Robert tanley. His distance was 216 Blr ne miles. H Is rumored thai there Is a Ian being 'proposed by the civil eronaullcs Authority to license ctnebultt planes. The planes ould carry an NA Instead ct the sual ^fc license: The use ot wing naps with quble slots Is reported to be Uie atest safety device to>e Installed lartcd ttolng between the two ouplau £ ' T b 'nap' Yre t nd Mr. Eward said he felt as If , and thus dees not decrease e had seen some of his kin folk. 'plane's speed 'when, cruising tie Afterward Arlta reported to Em- iwror Hirohlto at the Imperial pnlace. Then he resumed his con r fcreucc with Premier HIranuma. ' ' It was understood that Japanese were particularly anxious over tlie AineilCJin threat to publish details of negotiations on bombings,- believing that American opinion might, bo Influenced toward American Intervention in the Tientsin dispute in support of Britain.' ' The reactionary Tohokal political party urged Premier Hiranuma today to take even stronger measures nl Tientsin and "terminate Britain's anti-Japanese policy." Tlie party asked HIranuma to publish a declaration cf Japan's Europen policy. Tills declaration has not /been published In Japan, though It is known to the rest of the world. II is lhat Japan has declined, so far, particularly lacking a British defensive alliance with Russia, to adhere to the GMman-Italian military alliance. Bromfield Gathers Data~'~ For Brigham Young Book SALT LAKE CITY (UP)—While Louis' Bromfield, distinguished Amreican novelist, -was in Salt Lake gathering information for" a script on a* forthcoming motion picture, based on the life' of Brigham Young, he said for years he has collected data "for'a book on the lite "of both Joseph Smith and Brieham ,Young. Bfomfteld's best kno»n works are "The Green Bay Tree," "Early Autumn," "TwentyvFcur Hours." Retired, He Walks Old Beat CLEVELAND, O. (UP);— Patrolman John P. conley, who walked Ihe same beat for 35 years and then wns retired, still nalks the same beat "I like to see my old friends," he said laughing. "I like'to watch Uie kids pla'y ball in the'park." WEATHER Arkansas—cloudy • to partly cloudy tonight and Wednesday!' J i Memphis and vicinity' — partly cloudy tonight and Wednesday, not much change In temperature; -

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