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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, November 24, 1930
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Served by the United Press THE DOUINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHttaT ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI JRHRN1WS VOL. XXVII—NO. 215 BlytheriBe Courier. Birth- _BlytheTllle'Herald. '. -• Mississippi V; Dally News, niA'THEVIELE, ARKASAS, MONDAY,'NOVEMBER 24, 1930 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS TEXAS DAM BREAKS, FLOODING VALLEY ~ • —-—• .. _: / . -.'•'•; < ^^^ ^^^ ^•^•i • Expect Leachville Bank to .Resume Business Soon; Others in State Reopen. The Bank of Manila,- which closed its doors last Tuesday, resumed business: this morning within the five-day suspension period*.allowed by the state banking" coti'e. The Bank of Leachville, which failed-to open for business last Tuesday was still closed today although officials -continued, to express hope that the institution would be resume business soon. Both ''banks are in the western part of Mississippi county. . . Confidence of the Manila community, in their Institution, which has the. oldest charter of any bank .in the county, was displayed this morning when E. B. David, who has been placed In charge of the bank, announced that $10,000 in deposits were placed with the bank within two hours alter it opened. W. W. Shaver, president- of the bank, had arranged for a $15,000 /cash reserve, but Indications we're • that there would be no necessity for the fund. ' in , signed certificates of time deposits nine The Bank of Leachville has been placed in the hands of the state banking department, which an. nounced last -week':that it would not grant an extension, of time for . banks to suspend business. How- *fe the ^department stated that 1J look -with favor upon th . . H Buckley it Hayti ; : where he filed bind in the sum of |2 500 for his appearance before the federal 'court of Cape Girardeau. -. , The outfit consisting o f-one ; 600- gallon cooker, 101 ; barrels 'and five lOOOrgallon tanks were «npUed of 10(100 gallons • of mastr'aha the - :,wcre placed ta shape by. their :ol- ficlals. The Bank of Lea'chvtnV,' through its officers and depositors, is still working on plans for reopening, the outcome of which' will probably be definitely known tomorrow. LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 24. (UP) — Resumption of business at banks in widespread -points in Arkansas today heartened financial leaders, causing them to declare the 'crisis had been bridged following the wave of hysteria among, depositors which resulted in the closing or suspension of 67 banks throughout the state last week. Reports to the state banking department said at least a half dozen leading banks will reopen today or tomorrow, either under the old management or as the result of merger. Included among those to resume business today are the Bank of Waldo, the Ban kof Harrlsburg, the Bank of Manila, the Bank of Corning. Citizens Bank of Monette. Peoples Bank of Waldo, Bradley County Bank at Hermitage. A merger of the Peoples Bank and Trust company and the First State Bank of Morrilton, virtually completed today, would result in the merged bank opening early this week.-' State banking department officials today announced that two small institutions had taken advantage of the five day suspension law and were closed. They were the Cross County bank at Wynne, and the Bank of Maynard. Directors of each said the banks were solvent and forecast their reopening shortly. Illinois Banks Close PEORIA, Nov. 2* (UP) - The Bladinsville State bank of Bladins- viiic and the Scotia State bank of ?cot.ia wcr « closed today. The banks are the only ones in their respective towns which are five miles opart in McDonough county and have interlocking directorate. Blame Motor Trouble for Crash Fatal to Two TOnoN-vrLjjT^; N 24 (rj p, ta'th° r la™" 1516 t<Xiay WaS Wamed Union, dlved tpor^thj. 10(100 Hgallons ! of maslr?arid the '•s^raMr BontBlners -burned. ThWyiftve-faN- ""' i -' toiis 'of moonshine/liquor was poured out. " ' ' . It is estimated that not less than $10,000 in moonshine 'equipment has been destroyed in what .'. is known as the "border land" within the past- week." ' . - - • Falls 300 Feet to ,Death from GKder lots sat ftath rf tumwed to M3W f •eiice of in Cm Hours, Hike . Wages ,to Ease Job Situation ' BATTLE CRE|K, Mich., Nov. 24 (UP)—In an effort to relieve unemployment the Kellogg company, cereal manufacturers, will go .on a six hour shift basis December 1 it was announced today. . Thus four shifts wll pork each day; increasing.the number ol Jobs by 25 per cent. At the same time the base pay will be incerased 12 per cent so the minimum wage scale for men will be M a day with the average daily wage of the entire plant approximately $5« SElSI il JflllB Pemiscot County's Largest ured Saturday by U. — STEELE, Mo,— Federal . Prohlbl- Officers Charles Stanley and raiil Tu U«y. of St. Louis, and Spe^ al DoP" 1 "^ T. L. Matthews and , Galnes destroyed what is ' sa ' d ' to ** tne largest moonshine stm ever found in Pemlscot county Caldweli Awaits Sale of Famed Horses Insurance Commissio n e r Files Report Today With Attorney General LITTLE HOCK, Nov. 24 (UP) — Insolvency of . the .Home Accident Insurance company and the;Home Fire insurance, company, was declared In a recommendation of W. E. Floyd, slate Insurance commissioner, filed .with the attorney general at noon .today in which he askrd thnt "appropriate action be taken". No mention, of the Home Life insurance company,.'a third member of the group controlled by Uie A. B. Hanks company, was made, and It will continue business as usual. . • ••- . . Attorney General Must Act Floyd certified thn report after Jin. examination of the companies had been made by auditors of his i department. The.Investigation was started following the suspension of i number, of banks, controlled by :he A. B. Banks company. The Ihree Home Insurance companies, nt one time controlled by Ship Sinks With Entire C r c wof SO HAMBURG, Germany, Nov.'24, (UP)—The German steamer Louise ^onhar.dt was reported wrecked today.-!., -. • Hern crow of thirty was said to be • drowned. home Two Fined Today for .. Illegal Possession Frank. Horton,.nfegK>;, and Henry Elmore received the heaviest fines meted out in police cour.t this morning, each being fined .$50 on charges of illegal possession' of liquor Elmore was-not present and a forfeiture was ordered on his bond James Smith failed to outrace an employe of Joe Isaacs" store.after stealing a pair of shoes. He entered a plea of guilty to a charge' of petit larceny and was" fined '$15 and given a ten day jjil sentence Two men were fined $15 each for public drunkenness. Trial of two negroes on charges of gaming was continued for the defendants to secure witnesses. . ' B. J. Pillow was fined $10 for malicious mischief. He was accused of cutting a hose line at the Dixie Service station. He -appealed. Twelve Divorces Granted by Chancery Court Here Twelve divorce decrees were granted by Chancellor J. M. Futrel of Parazould during th; recsnt .-. . - J ' of receivers, whose blooded race' horses, famous E ^u' 50W ' D£<Tmbcr 6 - This P^ture was taken at Caldwell's palatial 'country !..^.W h ' he bullt as almost »n-exact'duplicate of The Hermitage, Andrew Jackson's -.-.-.- . , . . old home, shown.'below. ;.-:..-.• ' ' Third Woman Victim of ' Chicago Bandits Dies! Nov. 24. '.-(UP) —A' victim ; died today! '""tiorf lief Plan. OT. LOUIS, .Nov. 24. (UP)—The government was urged in keynote speeches at the opening of the Mississippi Valley association convention here today to speed up the Inland --waterways program in' order to alleviate unemployment and aid agriculture and industry in the middle .-west and south. . i' .More .'than 1,000 -delegates representing industrial, civic-and agricultural interests of So states were ' . An expenditure,of-$100,000,000 a year.-for five years for completion of th'e inland waterway program of the association was urged by Lnch- land Macleay, executive secretary of the association. ... Congress, he said, would be urged to . appropriate the first hundred million for' 1931 as a major move toward unemployment relief. . Good Crowd at First Evangelistic Meeting The evangelistic meeting, which began at the First Christian church yesterday, was attended by good crowds. The pastor, the Rev. E. k Latimer, will preach each night this week, 7:30 o'clock; on these sub- 3 " €cts: " How ^ Mate ut Rain • .Monday; "What a Stranger Found "? Blythe7llle '" Tuesday; ,'Whip- pmg e DevU Arou nd the Stump," "Delusions of Reling * recent session of chancery court here I ?lon '• Th ""day; "Why .God Dl- Seven divorcai were granted to i vorced Hls wif ^and Jesus Would usbands while wives were the' ot MaITy His wld ow", Friday. husbands while wives were the- complainants in butj five reversing The rev 'val is the usual majority in favor of the two weeks feminine sex. . . . Itig divorces follow: . Marie Burkett vs. Acy Burkett. Lillle Young vs Claude Young. H. L. Coner vs. Addle Pearl Conner. - «• ' ; •'•' J. P. Kincann-rai vs. Nancy Kincannon. .Clyde Cunnigham vs. Sadie Cunningham. Beisie Parks vs. Tom Parks- Pearl Curtwrlght vs. Arvel Curtwright ; Arthur Hine vs. Tabltha. Hins, : Frank Jones vs. Clara Jones. :; Walker Smith vs. Jlsther Smith. P. F. Moffett vs. Estella Moffett. Maggie Galyean vs. E. ,Ii. Oal- " .to continue for Judge Has Other Glove for Thief Who Took One Judge George W. Barham wants the thief who stole one of his gloves last night to please return It or to come back for the other one— that Is unless he is a armed one rl 8 hl one 5tole a h « te "» now 8love from hfa -automobile •. AM UM.CM.WUPMIC- ed U -' ?ront of lhe Hrst - cliurc.h." -•: • a DO-X Cheered on Arrival Today at Corunna, Spain OpRUNNA, Spain, Nov. 24 (UP) —Officers, passengers and crew of| CHICAGO, third woman y from bullet wounds received during a madhouse robbery --in which 'eight 1 : nervous bandits, fired shot aft«tj Alter' killMg ^ three^prisoris and wounding two others the -bandits escaped with' less tSan Wilda Smith, ;H;1pfes;;Hcre of Injuries;'; Received in Fall. ' Funeral services w.jre- uujiuuncu at the Manila Methodist church Sunday for Wilda Smi^h; li year old-twin daughter of Mr. ; and Mrs A. C. Smith, whq died at the Bly- tfceville hospital late Saturday from injuriea received when i she fell that morning. ' '-. • The Rev. W. H. Horn officiated frr the services attended by a large thronj of friends-throughout that vicinity. The Howard Undertaking company.was in charga of the burial made in that city. A blood clot over her right car is believed to have caused her death as there were no marks on her body except a brftlsc •ULL K1DER Local ./Assernbryrhan ~i;' r Laff-Willi'almii ^~-• 'Are'.Sumrnpned. •- E. E. •Alexander of thls'clty, M!S- aiisippl'counly representative in the statejegislature, and Lan Williams, prominent Osceola planter and state' highway commissioner, have been summoned to .appear as defense ;witnesses". In the trial ' of George H.- -Pertain, now underway at:Little Rock. -' • -Partaln, .well known Memphis sportsman, is accused of attempt- tag to; bribe a members of the 1929 general assembly In behalf of a legislative bill to legalize wagering on horse fielng In Arkansas. • Mr. Alexander expressed surprise today that he had been called as a witness in the case. He was served with a subpoeno over,long distance telephone last night to appear tomorrow at Little Rock. Several legislators and officials are to "appear as witnesses at the ilssloner. j. .Under Arkansas' state laws the attorney general Is . called upon to carry tho recommendations of the insurance commissioner to circuit, court for final action against the two .companies. Atty.-Gen. Hal Nbrwood could not be reached for a .• statement after It^bccame Jmqwri--the -report had .been filed. T«Ja probable -hi t'-be. filed' in i.i-i UUL^ cAtcpi. u. uruisc or right ear and lust 'above it. County Healthier Thanr Last Year, Reports Show Although there have been a num- , UJ1 ber of cases of disease reported in tllc ] this city recently, comparative re... i ports show that there is less dls- The accident occurred at tlw' ease m Mississippi county than at - imily home three m|les south oi| tn ' s time last year, according to Manila. After washing^ her hair i ^6 county health unit, the child'was emptyln2-:''tfic wash T*' 0 new cases of typhoid fever, bnsln of water wHen shi stumbled M 1 - and Mrs. Jack Price at 1509 over a doorway. She did not em- Chlckasawba avenue, one case of plain from the fall but said she was Infantile paralysis and a number sleepy. After n nap she refused to °' chicken pox cases in Blythevllle eat lunch and slept again. Efforts have been reported in the past ten to awaken her were unsuccessful, days but there are no new cases and she was rushed to this city. 10 ' diphtheria. Just as she entered tihe hospital' Members of the unit spent the she pasted away. . . | PMt week visiting throughout the E,53id3( i^r parents, who have: f"""ty where typhoid and diph- lived, near Manila for 15 years, the "leria clinics were held in contln- deceased is survived by four sis-1 uin & -the campaign lo check these ters-and one brother. rt!s«a.w.; the Dornier flying boat DO-X re- i c . , , „.. ceived a civic welcome h,3re today flOViet Leader DtfgUSted after the arrival of the big fhlp -,1 r » n i Irom Santander, 225 miles north 1 With League Arm* Parley yesterday. , The DO-X made about 100 miles! GENEVA, Nov. 24. (UP)—Maxim an 1 hour In excellent weather. It Lilvlnoff, head of the Soviet dele- circled the >u\,icu ^>ci me t»ijr and was gallon to the League of Nations cheered by thousands before land- : preparatory disarmament cbmmls- inn In the bay. S ion, departed today for Milan en. -Lisbon is the next scheduled stop, i route to Btrlin. TwoKiUedin.Cmhof i Ford Experimental Plane DETROIT, Nov. 24 CUP) — TW were killed today when a tri . Lltvinoff, who was understood to ^Undrawing from the confer- £nce| wgj represented as .. dlsgust . ^ wlth ^ hypocrisy o: the big powers and the temporizing meth- ods of the small « nations" in the ne 8° tlatl °ris for disarmament. Ariato| 2 Lunacharsky will be In - , . motored experimental plane tetng! Ariato| 2 Lunacharsky will be In tested at the Ford airport caught cnar s e of tne Soviet delegation at fire and crathed. - I the commission sessions. - •*-. — . '«• .1 > .. _• , iwotner Jonet Near Death . Myron E- Zeller, 24, pilot, of, Dearborn, and Carl 'WertBsl, 30, Riv.w Rc-jge, mechanic were uic • men kl«sd. They had been up. ab:ut an hour and . were r' ln? to land. . __ and, . were prepar'[ WASHINGTON,' Nov. 24 (UP>At 800 feet watchers Mother Jones hw suffered' another .h 0 " 1 tW ° ° f "V^P* M«> tne-U™old?b motore. Bolh men were <Kad' leader was reported todav ta be ''"'''' Plan No Prosecution in Death of Truck Victim There will be no official action taken in the death of Allen King, IB-year-old youth of Bragg City, Mp., who died at the Blythevllle hospital Saturday night from Injuries received in an accident at Steele, Mo., Saturday noon. The negro driver of the truck, belonging to the Haytl Transfer Co., was not held, as eye witnesses declared the youth Jumped off the truck and fell beneath the rear wheels. The wheels passed over his right leg across to the left side, breaking his jaw bone, his leg and injuring him internally. The driver said he did not know the boy was on his truck. Funeral services were held for young King at Steele Sunday afternoon and burial made at the Mount Zfon cemetery with theper- 12 company in , ^omciat- 1 ..... • banking firm, of Nashville, Tenn., T «e . suspcndert from operating. In The companies operate in 13 states and were highly regarded in Arkansas insurance.circles.- >' ' Ranks Issnn Statement••A. B. Banks, speaking as -j>r«! ..—-..—w... K .vi the Home' Accident- and Home Fire Insurance companies is made necessary by the closing of the various banks in Arkansas in which these companies own stock. The companies jquld not survlre during a period of reorganization of the banks, even though eventually'every bank in the group could be put on its feet without loss 'to depositors. "The Home Accident and Hpme Fire Insurance companies have had long and successful histories. For more than 30 years in the case of the' Accident and more than 25 years In the case of the Fire company losses totaling millions of dollars have been paid promptly. "In March, 1929. control of ths companies was sold to Caldvrell nnd company of Nashville, Tenn,, who In turn sold them in Marqh of this year to other interests, "While losses In the tu-o companies have b?rn abnormal for several 'months, due lo the business depression, it Is my opinion nothing but the tra?lc and nystercal nm resulting in the temporary closing of the American Exchange Trust company could have destroyed the values so laboriously built Into the concerns over a long period of years. — greater part of the asset structure of both companies for years has been Invested In bank stocks. Most of these banks have not only yielded a fair return for a long period, .but they have also been valuable agencies of the two companies. Receiver Is Sousbt Hearing In chancery court on a petition of the Exchange Bank and Trust Cmopany of* Dermott. for an- polntment of a receiver for A. B. Banks & Co. and the Home-Accident Insurance Company Is scheduled for Wednesday. Juderr.ent for 4144,359.46 aeainsl A. B. Banks & Co. and foreclosure on certain assets formerly owned by the Dorr mott State bank arc sought in th'e- coinplalnt. .V Payment was said to have been guaranteed by the Home Accident Insurance Company RE surety on the bond provided'by A. B. Banks &. Co. on March'13, 1929, in consummating the iii>h« of tllc Der - mott state bank. »hich vas one of the Banks eha'n ut.h the Exchange Bank 'and Trust Company of Ecrmott. In addition !o making •i claim for slOO.COO iwlnst the Home Accident Company, the •.. vu*u « plaintiff f .^ asks that il.s lien on t, Steele Baptist A. B. Banks & Co. stock with face value of $10.000, be enforced and that the stock he deposited in the court''registry. .The petition allogts the-A. B. Sanks & Co. and the Home. r ,Accl.i dent; Company are inso'.vent .jHjfi that' a receiver should be appointed . }-signals from the ship were, picked up In Cuxhaven Sunday night and two ships from Hamburg, went to the rescue. It was re- ported'-Ulils morning the distressed vessel/hod broken In two. The'fcoutse Loonhordl left Hamburg Sunday for the United States with a cargo of potash. ,.Cold Wave Is Sweeping' Across . Mississippi ^/Valley Today. -•-'••' ;f : SnbW flakes, whirled by a chilly north: wind,' 'heralded winter's arrival In Blythevllle '.today. A temperature "of 43 . degrees, which accompanied the snow, was due to drop tonight to the freezing point or lower, according to of- flclal fprecBSts, nnd cold .weather is • expected to continue for 24 hours or' longer. • ' '''." The "first snow flakes -In 'Bly- thevllta fell last' year -ori: December 19, according to the-records of Charles .Phillips, local. observer The 'maxlmuni temperature yesterday was 63, Tilth a minimum last night of 38. • '•''•' • Corpus Christ! Wate^Siir> ply 'Reservoir ;.'' : Sweeps'/ Down on Farm Lands;-?;; ..CORPUS CHRISTI, Te*as,'-NoV., 24 (UP)-partlea of fescuo worlierv set cut at dawn .today to survey .: flood ravaged farm lands of Uie ? fcrlile Nufthes river . valley after-an avalanche of ,watir liberated by'" breaking of the Ma'this 'dun- /heir ' lierc yesterday had inundated 'the whole sec-UCn...-. ',--.-..•:• '•• %C ;.-;,-: .y No death »nd btin reported; ^ad^ vance warnings of the 'dam's crack-' '• ing having bttri. 'given'' farmers -In 1 ample time for UiemTto. flee'.ffpoiV- their honwj. Property; dama : ge-,'Bs! :'; yet uriertlrhiled • will 'reach-'' 'far'' ovei'.a. miiiioh.cloliars. '. .:' *." ' '<;?• '-: li'ire than '8,000 homes! ^fereV w-ashe'd aw^. Crops , throughout- ; (he entire' area -were destroyed:^ At least 2,000 head of rattle, thousaridp- of chickens and 'uncounted : ft-'jads '; of other stock, were drowned '•'": * - The. "viUaj«i- - La . pnllta '•': alia Blunter, were -under . ten. feet •«• : water.. ' . . -."; ;.-._ •}-"- • ," , The trront was released .'' frpini •'.Lake Lovensklold, source .ot Corpus Christl's water .supply; forty, rnlles. '' - Snow Over Mld'-Weit ; CHICAGO, Nov. 2« f (UP)'—'WM,- tp- moved into the middle west today, with , a steady,. light snow'/Hi', and ''topping.--t«nj>»«>tufc# Within the next .^4. hours the weather bureau . forecasts . snow and cold will spread .eastward to the Atlantic coast,; reaching Michigan and Ohio tonight or tomorrow'and Pennsylvania' and New York on advance of Thanksgiving. Snow was falling.' over eastern and central Missouri. "Temperatures were dropping rapidly. , ....BrtJt Predicts Cold • MEMPHIS, Nov.' 24 (UP)— Temperatures In the.low'thirties will prevail over'Memphis and environs for the next 24 -hours, 1 F.'W. Brist forecast today.". ' ." .' ' NeW. Orleans »e Shiver NEW. ORLEANS, Nov." 24 (UP) — New Orleans and adjoining districts today prepared 'for' the coldest weather of ; the season with the mercury forecast to drop as low as 40 degrees here. " burning,of trash and leaves with out.proper precaution. The. ordinance forbids the burn ing of trash arid leaves in streets or alleys • unless placed In an Incinerator, according to the chief. The burning of trash or leaves on ... dam- match In — asphalt pave ment it Is stated. A city ordinance provides a fin for such fires-it Is understood. Robert E. Montgomery, look was made In the dam;at hbon'. Sunday. .. •••'.' - . '•:'-': "• •••j- ' Aft official-investigation .called by : Mayor p. 0. LprenrileW was -start-'? ed herel The invesUgators I will a>^ tempt .to .deterniiris; what; caused : .the dam, built less than a year ago. at n cost of^ »2,5pO,000, : to" break. :.'_ Ducks Are on Ice for -;J''-' l: Dud Caion Poit Sapper ' Memlwn of.. Dud-'Cison . post,-' American Legion, who ; haye.'been attending 'rn^UngB . f lithf uliy J in • ; ' more than fifty per ;. "cent •• 'ol'.. tfi meetings, will.npt>be disappointed. • Ducks for the f?«t»re: ori. hand, the result' bf.'ari e)ip«lltlofa : io the..'rice cquhty last week '.~\sf ,-tf. V A.- ' Rice, ppjt- commander, Scott Hnr- ".' ris, Bill McCaughD; of Blythevllle, and John Injram of .Big Lake.:The. party retiirnea - Saturday .with; 42 •• ducks,' riow -in '-'cold storage. Datie . of • the •*'• supper - i will probably b« --. announced --'at .the post meeting Tuesday. -night.- ;.; . ..- :': : .>'"r— >. Famed Spaniih Flyer ' ^ Flees Milhary Prison MADRID, 'Spain, Nov. 24.. (UP) —Commander Ramon Franco, noted Spanish .-'aviator, escaped from military prison early' Sunday .mofn^ ' : Ing, officials of the military .service announced today.. . ••:••.Franco was 'serving- : an eight'- months sentence for .political' ac- • ttvllles to which the government objected. He was sentenced -last _ . . . _ . uOOQWin WanU of Law D '•• ' -it objected. He was sentenced -last OH Doming pi Leaves week and ordered transferred .- to - . the fortress San Crystobal at Pam- M. 6. Goodwlnj police chief, in P !ona - Franco was accompanied by a statement today calls the. at- Another -prisoner, Major Alfonsa tcntloii of the public to a /city Heycs when he escaped. Reyes ordinance which prohibits the wa3 s^v^E a sentence on charge,s 0 [ misappropriation ' of funds.. ' i; Smoker's Match Fires Osceola Cotton Office QSCEOLA, 'Ark. 1 , Nov. 24.— A presents a. careless-smoker dropped a lighted ° le " •*"""• match In the cotton office of Maxwell and. Houck Saturday afternoon, igniting lint on the floor which rapidly, spread to the tables • of cotton samples-and gutted th'e"' Interior of 'the office before firemen could arrive. • — „—„,, .The flames we're prevented from 1 Memphis Lumberman, Dies STS^b^XaS 1 & ,____, '-^t— - rear of which the cotton offlcs is ' MEMPHIS, Tenn.. Nov. 24 (UP) located. The damage is estimated —An nine's of several months to- at between $250 and $300. any proved fatal to Robert E-Mcnt- ' ' gomery, 72, "dean of Memphis luni- Montgomery, who died early today, was president and general manager of ths Lc.t lumber company here. Negro Church Votes'$50 for TnbercolosU Work The Negro Baptist church In Sawdust Bottoms is the first purchaser In the, 1931. Christmas anti- tuberculosis campaign. The congregation, at a meeting last night when George W. Barhurr spoke, voted to buy a $50 health bond. to wind up the affairs • of both firms. -It.also reclt« that Kie af- I'afrs of the Home Accident are so Intermingled with.those;of the Home Llfe.lniur»nce Company that the assetsis.ol . both, companies Should be subjected to the payment of ths debts! U. S. Sanitary Engineer Inspects Local Water M. L. Sullivan of Washington, D. C.. sanitary fn?taeer for the United States i»ublic Health service, checked Blytheville's water supply Saturday. He made a physical inspection of the plant .and collected samples of water from seveial parts of the city. Since the drinking water for outgoing trains and busses Is from Blytheville Its water comes under Interstate carrier Inspection. Members of the county health unit co-operated with Mr. Sullivan In making the Inspection. WEATHER ARKANSAS—Fair, colder, ptobr ably frost In the, south with temperatures near freezing toolthiV - ' fair,

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