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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, June 24, 1939
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: THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHRAKT in ^,Mo^ :. "*"' * •*-" *' * ^J VOLUME XXXVI—NO. 82. Chamberlain Turns Aggressive, Declares Air ForcelJnexcelled Mississippi Volley Under Blythoville Daily News ille Chamberlain Minister Ncv- ,. . . •» - / - • «iiiw ill llllOLVi i^CV- f ' lglltl "e' speech today warned Ger- IT M many and Japan that Great Britain has an ' celled by any powerful fleet. Britain, he declared, will n submit to dictation by. any con try. in a political speech' to a cot scrvativc rally here Chamberla reviewed the world situation a made the following points- l. Germany's allegation of ci circlement is a "grotesque travesty 01 Great Britain's policy. If Gc many drops her "unjust suspicloi of others" and Is willing to ta reason, Britain is prepared lo co operate in developing resources t Improve bolh German and Brills trade and industry. The statemei wns taken as a veiled overture fo a British-German trade Chamberlain mentioned colonie but avoided any hint that Brilai is prepared to surrender any lei . rltory to Germany. 2. The British'navy is the mos powerful in Ihe world, the arm is Increasing daily and the al force in quality of personnel, spec and power of its machines, is no excelled by any country. 3. The treatment of British sub jects by Japanese soldiers has bee "highhanded and untolerably "in sulling" and no British governmen could submit to dictallpn by any other power on its foreign policy 4. Britain Is spending this yea on defense alone 52,808,000,000 ant taxes will have to be Increased ant loans raised. Chamberlain referred 'io the las three and one half years as among "the most difficult and most anxi oils which we have passed through since Ihe great war." He said a general election wit be held some time between now and the end of autumn 1940 but the date must to some extent be governed by "tlie state of the international situation.' Expressing satisfaction with the success of the royal visit to the new world• Chamberlain .declared: •: "The magnificent welcome accorded by the president and people, of the United States lo the king and queen will'always be remembered.-', by,' fls." with gratitude and .rejoicing -that it has brought ' "us> ail'neiJtrr-together.'" "'" air most Coca Cola Sues. Makers Of Royal Crown Cola - MACON, Ga., June 24. (UP) Infringement of trade-mark and "Intent to appropriate business and good-wilt" were charged today in a suit filed in federal court by the Coca Cola Co. against Nehi, Inc. 1 , makers of "Royaldown Cola" sett . .drinks. • ' . The suit sought a permanent injunction against use of the word "Cola 1 ' in advertising Die Nehi company's product and an unspecified sum fcr damages suffered by the plaintiff "fr;m /the defendant's unfair competition." The Nehi company is a Columbus, Ga., concern while Cola Cola is incorporaled in Delaware. . AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI SATURDAY, JUNK 2-), 193!) Arkansas At;New York Fair EF" vernor Finance Cotton Research Founda tion and National Cot ton Council Join. MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 24. (UP) -The Collon Research Foundatioi will become affiliated with the' National Cotton Council July i, ll was revealed last night by Oscar Johnston, president of (he council at Leroy Percy slate Park, Miss. 'The National Qotton qauncll and the Cotton Research Foundation will coordinate efforts,' Jobn- ston explained, "and 'act in unison .11 developing new uses for cotton " The Research Foundation, it was mderstood, win- maintain Its Iden'.%. and functions, acting as the •esearch division of the ; council -Everett Cook, Memphis, president r the foundation, said that through such a combination of "(Torts, both organisations wilt be able to increase the effectiveness of heir work in behalf of the cotton mlustry and we are happy to join orces In this vital program." , The Research Foundation was or- ;anized here three years ngo. It perates through multiple fellow- hips In the Mellon Institute of ndustrial Research. Under terms of the agreement, was believed a major step would e taken toward efficient coordina- of the effort of the cotton in- ustry in Us program for increased onsumptlon of cotton and colton- «ed products. . Calls Board to Meeting Foi Sunday Afternoon. LITTLE ROCK, June 24 (Up)_ The state nuance board hns been summoned by Gov. Car) E to meet at i p.m. Sunday the slate's chief executive will out""" "'••"•" for refunding Arkansas' . worth of highway and Improvement district bonds Bailey will return early tomorrow from New York where he .visited lhe World's Fair and conferred with bankers and Investment brokers in regard to thp state's debt Before leaving New York, Bailey intimated llmt a suit would be filed in stale courts lo lest legality of ie refunding plan. He said .such a move should not be delayed because the Arkansas supreme court will adjourn July 10. Arch Harvell, secretary lo Ihe governor, said Bailey would return to Washington and New York next week for another scries of conferences In regard lo final action on the refunding issue NEW YORK OlTy.-Thousai: through ,he e,h,b,t of lhe staKJ of SINGLE CQHES FIVE 'CENTO' - -""''/• : - — — =-^L\ South American Loan! Plan Draws Fire Of IM LI LIMIT SenatorsBorah, Lucasj] h,ong s expected In ,l,c mter s.ilnmer nmnths. In Hic b M «* ""* "'« State Pu uliliml to acquaint exhibit vlsilors with the ' isory . ural, recreational and' Industrial: resources of Jeffers Trial Jury Sees Pictures Friday In Darkened Courtroom. LOS ANGELES, June 24 (UP) — 'lolicn pictures cf immoral acls yhich the jury saw twice In a larkened courtroom were entered is an important exhibit lodny at he trial y of the Rev. Joe Jeffm nd his wife. The "shock prosf" jury of six ncn and six women saw the pic- urcs once and asked io see them gain. The jurors were told that V, '"' de : Connie staging .-the ex- British Attitude Stiffens A Japanese Appear to Be Hesitant. /V<?M> York Cotton NEW YORK, June 24. (UF)_ Colton closed steady. open high low July 945 946 943 Oct. .-: 875 882 875 Dec 850 859 850 Jan 842 848 842 Mar ;' 836 839 833 May -829 ,832 826 inch of 188,000 Acres of Cotton Must Be Hoed Again. ' The weeding of Mississippi coun- ' cotton- is expected lo continue itil late in Jiily if there is any ore rahi; according to D. s. Lnn- lp,.county agricultural agent,-who is completed n tour of the county r an inspection of crops. Although much of the 188,000 res of cotton Is free cf weeds in rtain places, continuous rains ii'e made another weeding certain, causing,all cotton to have to be chipped for the third time.: Ordinarily, the cotlon is chopped early for thinning and then hoed I once for weeds with this work always flnisliscd before July 15. This year, the frequent rains over a Ion close S4B 877 855 845n 8.15 828 Spots closed nominal at 991, off. 6. New Orleans Cotton , NEW ORLEANS, June 24. (UP)— A Iwo sided collon market closed five poinls higher to two paints lowei* today, making- lien- highs In moat new crop months. • open high July Oct. Dec. Jan. Mar. May 052 885 861 348b 814 838 954 892 KB 853 850 844 low 952 885 860 852 842 837 close 954 886 865 853 S4S 840 Spots closed quiet at 945, unchanged. , Stock Price* NEW YORK, June 24. (UP)_ Stocks moved irregular during a dull session today. Small losses In utilities were balanced by Insignificant gains in railroad losses. A. T. & T ................ 162 1-2 Anaconda Copper ......... 24 Associated D. G .......... , 81-4 Beth. Steel .............. 56 3-8 Boeing Air ............... 213-8 Chrysler .......... ...... 707-8 Coca Cola .......... J' ..... 128 General Electric ......... 34 3-4 Genera) Motors .......... 441-4 Int. Harvester ........... 58 Mont. Ward ............ 52 ,....,...• ,. —- tvvo .'guesls vviuc he -evangtlistv'iirid -his attractive" ruh.ette wife. /' ' .." ; -" • A district attorney's raiding parly allegedly look the pictures when It burst into the .letters aparment. tn response lo the signal cf an undercover agent. The Rev. Jcifers sol quietly and his wife sobbed while the pictures were shown. Many of his church members were among the hushed crowd which packed. thc courtroom. ' -Parts'of the movie were hazy but other parts were clear. The face of a man Identified as the Rev Jelfers was visible but lhe won'""'•face was not shown clearly. Mrs. Fred Ragan Of Ridgely, Tenn., Dies atrs. Fred Hagan, who lived here for a number of. years, died last at a Jackson, Tenn., hos- The family had been living m Ridgley, Tenn., lor a number of years. Arrangements for lhe funeral JAPANESE TIENTSIN, June 24. (UP)-TiU Japanese have lifted their embargo against British shipping nl blockaded Svvalow, British'sources"said today, and foreigners In the city eagerly awaited lhe arrival of ships wilh foods, passengers and mail The Japanese- decision, it wns understood, applied also to ships of the United States and' 1 other nations. The attitude of lhe British toward Japanese repressive measures was generally stiffening, cpnsufar at Ciiefco, 225 miles asked the British n'd- night pilal. period will'make a Ihird chopping scrvl ces were nst completed' when absolutely necessary, in the opinion ! lews of llcr *""" «'as received of the extension agents. ' i by Dr - an( l Mrs. S. P. Martin and Although the wet weather has, am ">'- wl '° will'attend the riles prevented -cotton "" "--' ' •very much, it i because most of fhe type soil found in this section soaks up lhe moisture quickly, that litlle damage has been done and that growth will be rat/id when there is more hot weather. colton from growni" I , Hn san is survived by her X it is believed, that lml)i " ld . »"d two daughters. Mrs. Martha Sclmrmmerhorn and Miss Ann Ragan, both of Ridgley ............ N. Y. Central ............ H 1-4 ........... 3 1.4 5 7-8 S« h enley ................ U 3.4 Simmons . ... .......... 23 Socony Vacuum '.'.'.'.'.'.'.','.' 11 5-8 Standard of N. J ........ 425-8 | Corp ............... 38 M S. Steel .... ........... 475 . 8 Mrs. William Pruitt Of Driver Grove Dies Mrs, Millie Pnillt, wife of William D. Pruitt, died at her home in the Driver Grove community west of BlythcviUc, at'l:50 o'clock this morning. She was 48. Bern in Bexar, Ala., Mrs. Pruitt moved to North Mississippi county in 1919 from Pulton, Miss. Funeral rites will be conducted Sunday afternocn, two o'clock, at the Cobb Funeral Home with Denton M. 'Ncal, pastor of the Church of ^Christ, officiating-. Burial «lll be made at Klmwcod cemetery. ; Besides her husband, she is survived by four s:ns, Leon, J. c., Orville and Q. T. Pruitt; three daughters, Mrs.' Aleta Waldrop of Holland, Geratdlne and Mariean Praitl; five brothers, Claude Stone of Tupelo, Miss., Ross, James and Jchn Stone cf Bexar, and Paul Stone of Sheffield, Ala., and two sisters, Mrs. Irene Palmer and Mrs. Porsic Akycrs, both of Bexar. Chicago Wheat Witness Role For Actor July open high ; low close 70 1-8 70 3-8 69 5-8 69 3-4 Sept 70 7-8 71 1-8 10 3-8 70 3-8 Chicago Corn Playing a new role as trial wit- nuthorlltes Ii'om here, mlrally. to send a "warship "to" protect British, subjecls because' ; et the threatening-.pollllciil":SltiiatS/i COLIIJF" B[L![JD Disease, Which Has Four Fovms, Now Believed to Be Declining. Colitis is now on lhe decline In Mississippi county as to the hum^ ber of new cases but deaths are still continuing. < Oi: R. E. Scliirmer, director of the Mississippi County Health Unit, ami Dr. A. M. Washbuin director of lhe Division of Communicable Diseases lor lhe Arkansas Public Health Department, have finished a survey in which Ihey contacted practically all of Hie physicians in'the county. A check-up showed that although Ihere were more than 200 cases in the county during lhe first two weeks of June, that only about 40 !ie\v cases have been reported In the past week, thus giving assur- IB IEJJI OFFICE Louisiana. Governor Will Just Walk Out. K 'Legal Wa Imossible .BATON ROUGE7 La.,June 24. uij— Ihe governor's chair and RlchnrO w. .Leclie won't be in the cnpllol . 11 a.m. Monday, the rc- ,j , , - . • «**«*<wiij( tiiu m- tlnng .chief-executive Indicated today, propping himself up in hi sickbed, exhibiting a pair of quletlv gay pajamas. The .brow of the big, 200-odd llomM former lawyer creased in a fold of-wrinkles as he ponderct the most, gracious way lo resign In lhe spacious rooms of the antebellum executive mansion vvhlcl once echoed lo lhe ponderous steps of bombastic Hucy P. Long the Leclie furnishings;, nnd the Lechc •ipparel w.ere", ready, for removal 'to heveountry estalp-Jiiear- Covlngton Jut Walked*.by«th(r absence of. aw to- permit resignation 6t '«. Louisiana /.'governor, there seemci Friends Say Gainer Foresees' $500 and $1,200 Exemption Levels. WASHINGTON, June H. (Ut>)-_ Vlco J'rMlrtcnl John N, Qiirncr, It WHS learned today, has picdlcled to friends th<U thc next time congress undertakes n (jcnouil revision Of (axes It will-lower personal Income to ewmirtloiu t or k in»io Dei-sons' to $500 and IOL mauled liersons lo $1,200. The present law allows .slnsic liersons u $1,000 exemption and married persons $2,500 Qarnev, It wns snld c\uiev>cd the opinion that such a tluiitlu broailenhiir of the tax base olfcied Iho only solution to pajlng olf tho MoiiiilhiK federal debt, President Roosevelt recently told newspapermen that he would sim- port plans lo broaden lhe base but that ho did not expect lhe present congress to enact such a program. The vice president vvns umlei.stooi to have told friends lhat loncrct exemption might h c ),> to curb fed eral expenditures He was <iuat«t as saying thnt the public facet with such' n heavy ta\ burden would become so aroused al laige government spending that cventii- illy economy would result ami tiu tax scale would return lo normal Jlllie 2'<- (UP) --The ME CRI1IH OF E Soutl nerh Disapprove Cotton-Rubber Barter. MEMPHIS, Tenn, -June 24 (up) -Pio)iilneiil soimiein collon lead- of no way to begin the 1 ' Irek to Die country. strapping Leche, limping slightly,; strode about his sickroom •estcrday, afternoon. Doctors al- I lowed-him to move about for the first time In two;days. lie ninde a ance that the been reached. |Kak has already In 1938, the peak of this annual statement, thnt, | s one ' solution. "ElcveiV' o'clock Monday morning ,is '(absolutely thc deadline," lie Mid. ."If they don't Ilnd-a'way for me to resign by then, I'm jnsi, going.lo walk out." But he also-hoped the occasion will have n touch o[ finesse. . • •First, however, he must get the ensile from which he ruled Ills heritage of cnnc fields, red hills and black bayous In order. "Mrs Leclie would no more leave this place without scrubbing It f rc : m top to bottom than anything," he said. Mrs. Lechc smiled. U> the Ccunly Health Unit aiiL. by July there were only 15 cases. Although thc general term Is colitis, there nrc various types, some of which nrc Infectious and some are not. Cacillary and amoebic dysentery and infectious and non-Infectious diarrhea are the four forms of colitis. The number of deaths for Ibis year will not be available until after the monthly reports are turned into the health unit office' here but physicians and undertakers are c! the opinion that': this year's I number will total as many as those | of Insl year. And another thing—ihnt executive chair Is his own. That goes with the Lcche entourage. "I think It's n custom. Oscar (Oscar K Allen) and Hucy (Hucy p. Long) both losk their chairs. His reasons arc but partly senll- mental, he said. That's nlso n vert comfortable chair. Wliile lhe prcbicm that vexes Leche Is how lo make his resignation legal, the Capitol was seething with rumors and' polilictil jobholders were apprehensively wall- far his successor, l :rc hns been lalk, Final Approval Receivec And Contractor H a s • Been Notified. >rl K. Long, great dca 1. ' ', that Lo "? Wl " wlckl ft • ?hi s '"" '' U ' lg IlM Ucn ' Cl Florist Retires at 75, In Business Now at 84 MENTOR, o. (UP)—When the time came for him to retire, God- hclf Naumann, 84-year-old florist didn't know how, so he went into business all over again! "All my relatives wanted me to retire when I was 75,'." he snld. "Bah, that was no good. I wasn't busy enough. I took my savings and started up here." Naumann still manages his business and does almost all of his own work. He Is floriculturist, sales manager, shopping clerk, and during winter . months "eating engineer." Named to Lead Kiwanis Clubs July Sept 49 open •13 high low close "- - " of William g P. sions durin'g'tiie'New'York toi n ° rlst ' s ! W e » tl « "' «"> time -~- b - Buckner.Jr cwef thc ^neo-P^lan war. . 1,000,000 pir fraud-case. 1-2 48 5-B 47'3-8 473-8 defendant in $1,000,000 Phii'inDine ' That makes almost 70 years 7-8 50 1-8 49 49 ' !)°mi fraud-case IVc bcc " a "wist," he said, "and I don't intend to quit now," President of Kiwanis International for 1939-40 term is Bennelt o. -knlidson, above, of Aluerl -Leo, Minn., elected at convention Orders to start actual erection o rural electric lines In tho firs Rural Electrification AdmlntilfaUoi project'.'ln Mississippi county were received here yesterday following formal approval^-tUe-'contl act between the Mississippi county Eleu- tno Cooperallve and (he B lgley Eleqtrlc Company of Hndloy, Ohio P. J. Pavoi, resident engineer nollftol the contractor idday to start \vark Immediately on the flnl section , of the 211-mile project Which runs from Huffman to the Mississippi County line three miles directly cast, of Lcpanto, and fiom Rosa In.lhc'.Doimle Bridges lerrl- Mi-y to the Cralghead County Mite west, of Boynlon. Tills Is' a skeleton network which vlll eventually extend Into 800 mllei Jf electric serv'ce lines semlng pr'ne- Icnlly every farmer In thc counly lot already'seived by pilvate exKt- n\S utility llns, according to plans of thc_ Mlsslssipp County Electro Cooperative which Js spons-Jriiw he. project started by the Mlssh- Jppl County Farm Bureau The Blglcv Electric Company, mlcli Is now building another pro- set In Miller anil adjoining 'oou'n- les of Arkansas, will start at once hipping matcrlitls such as poles, vires, Insulators, transformers and' ther accessories used in building hese lines. It Is believed Hint actual work will slort within Hires weeks ac- onilnu to Mr. Favor. Of lhe 210 illcs, 170 miles of lines have al- cady been staked for poles am everything Is In readiness for lhe actual work. The remaining miles will be staked by the time lhe contracting crews are ready. It U esllmaled llml It will only require 70 working days after the contractor arrives lo complete the first unit cf 2J7 miles which will give electric power in operation the Insl week In. September. Find Mechanic's Body In Parked Automobile LITTLE ROCK, June 24. (UP)~ Thc body cf Waller H. Short, 35, an airplane mechanic, wns fcun-J loday near a lake northeast of the city in n parked automobile. 'Hie car had a two-Inch radiator hose lending Into . It -from thc exhaust pipe, indicating suicide Corcnor Dr. John N. Roberts said the man had *> been dead several days. . . f, 11 ! y , CX J 1 ^ raC(l Un led states' Undo of COO.OOO of colton for ijiiiw, uibhei. , 110VC oosu ' counliy, conlciidliiif llmt ll and non-ueiieflctal to this , "The deal lends lo lalsc (he price of lubber and keep down Iho lirlcc of collon." wild-F,cd Lucn* liresklcnt of th« Mcjnpl,ts Collon Exclmngc, ' because the mltlsh have tobuy Inthcopctntmi- e, ncopctntmi- kel while the United stales, B ov- ernnicnl already has the cotton on linnd. H Is a poor piccedent to establish and I'm- afraid it win prove.. very costly In Iho. long run," "There Isn't anything to rain" w. A. Woolen, prominent coi- " * ' No attempt whatever," the vet- 1 cum Isolationist said, "has -been- made to adju.^ the South American loans alieady in default lo our ' people. This plan would simply,! linn ovci vast amounts of the lax-' r paycri money for the South Ai tain politicians to play with' His slatemcnt brought 'Imrr.. nte uiipioval .from Senator, Scott ' W. Uiciu, (Dem., ill), v,ho said L llml "cveiyofa W familial with the, I unwind, unstable conditions In I South America In the last fewH years." ' "It Ii one tiling for this gov- cinment to lend money to our own citizens and quite another thinz lo delegate a wide latitude of )x>w- ei to lhe Export-Import Bunk f br 'he no-const) ucllon Finance Cor- )>oi(illon and let (hem loiiu money outside tho United States without securing the approval of the senate," Lucas said. Criticism of the foieigii loans by Borah cntnc as Resident Roosevelt nnd his legislative aides planned to piocced immediately with the, latest "pump priming'' pro- Binm to spur business recovery and migmcnl national Income. Boiah declared that no new J6t- Icn , biij or, "iy bartwli.g with couiitry lhat 1, capable of paying '"" Its pmchasci In gold, \» ~. u, Andrews> fouuci piosklciit the Memphis Cotlon Exchange, [I that "tho whole thing is Just i.ald an oXchanee of sloiage poluU mill " ° hm ttal tn " llcl '"e , Stales ''If England should' chnnge hci mind aftw the deal goes through will sell lie, cotton i,m, C r (h ftn holdhig it, the market would bo dl«upl«u and It. would have u bad clfccl on prices." j ill take loans should be gianted "un-\| provision has been made to I e care of Ihosc ahcady long I rdue" -, -I Jvfajorlly IjCadei AlUen W. Bark- , I Icy, hovvcvoi, defended the president's foreign 'loan program on i Ihe Bioumls Hint 'South American loam made in the 1920's were due to Iho "high pressure" salesmanship of American Investors, Senator Robert p. Wagner (Dem j* N. Y.), pointed out that so far the Efpoit-lniport Bank has made v substantial profit on Its loan op- ^ratlons. Yankee Clipper Starts. *^ , 'Rgular Mail Service Alabama Feels Slight Tie mor; Heavy Sliock Re ported at San Diego. HUNTSVILuE, Ala, June U (UP —A large section of northeast Ala rama repoilcd today II nns lockc a -.'slight enrlh (tor: daivn. tremor shortl Hotel guests and others said the were awakened by the shocks vvhlc felt like somebody rocking th cd " UcporU Indicated the tremblo ollpvved lhe course of the Tciines ee river-and wns-folt In an are f possibly 300' lo 400 miles up an: o_wn- the valley with Hunlsvil! s.llio .center.' : . '... ' ' . One Side of Street Dry, Bars Open on Other MERCED, Cal. (UP)-A. stranger would hove been somewhat puzsleii lo find that he could buy a drink n any bar on one side of Seventh street while all the bars on the other side of thc street were closed. It .Just happens that Seventh itreet Is the dividing fine between he First and Second Supcrvlsoral Districts and It was election day i , --, , »., U a on one side of Oie street (with)' L ? ne strapped on her skates aloons legally closed) but not on ; nnd started downhill to apply the olher side. It Is the first time for m °v>? Job. Reaching studio Sllff Quake at S:in nicgn N DIEQO, Calif., June 24 UP).—A' sharp carlbquake was fcl n San Diego'at 8:21 a.m. lodny U was described as one of lhe heaviest since Uic Long Bead earthquake In 1932, The quake stopped clicks nn< caused lall buildings lo sway bi: no damage was reported. Falls Into Films Fired as a maid, pretly Amanda June 34 (UP}-T]rie -Yankee CMp-s] pei, giant nylng boat of Pan-' | American Airways, took off today .itnrtlnu regiilni airmail service between the milted States and Eng- 'land over the northern Atlantic route. Thc Clipper Is scheduled to stop nt Shedlac, N. B, Botwood, New- fotindlahd; Foynes, Ireland and Southampton,, England, a trip of 4,300 miles. Elapsed flying time allowed for lhe trip Is 24 1-4 hours Pan-Ameilcan Clippers have car- ileri mail over the southern 'Atlantic route, by way of lhe Azores, since May 20. "The first commercial passenger night. will stai t Wednesday over the southern loute. Twenty observeis. Including sen- alois, representatives and government aviation "rcpiesenlatives, w^ll be on board In addition to Capt. Hnrold E. Grny and a crew of 11. Jumps To Death From Eiffel Tower Platform PARIS, June 24. (UP)-Col Benlk Benes, 44,-who was named military attache of the Czechoslovak legation just befoie Germany seized, his country, jumped to death from n platform of the Eiffel Toner last night as* lhe Duke and Duchess of Windsor and leaders of official," diplomatic and social life were din-' ng in celebration of the tower's ' 50lh anniversary. The dinner was held In the res- aurant • on thc first platform of lie tower, at the 200 fool level, 'rcm which Col. Benes jumped.v It was a gay dinner, \\ith or- ihestral music and n. 'program of ild music hall songs, and few of he diners saw the tragedy or earned, of It. Members of the uke's entourage snld that he and he duchess knew nothing, of It Col. Benes had been named mill-- nry attache effective April I. Germany seized his country March 15. Itol. Benes had suffered from ex- reme nervous depression "as esult of the extinction of the Czi epublic. Colitis Is Fatal Ta Seven Months Old Ethel Louise Pierce, seven"-' months-old daughter of Mr. and trs. Cloyd Pierce, died at 12:20 'cl:ck (his morning. The on\y illd In the family, the baby was tricken ill of colitis a week ago. Funeral services were held today oon at the Hanna Funeral Home llh the Rev. E.'W. iCrozier offi- allng and burial was made at andy Ridge. cemetery: WEATHER - Arkansas—Mostly cloudy with «al showers tonight and Sunday. Memphis and vicinity — Partly >n of orgintotlM Jn ' In the clt^hlstoTy tha^ a ' door, she'cVuldnTsto^".ndMl C ! 0l ! dy t0night ' So »^ **«» Bosten. Mass. coincidence has occurred. i —right ; Into $100-per-weck role. C10H W J° doud >'*^!h, possibly lo-

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