BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VQ\,. XXXlll-NO. M Bljthertll. Courier BlytheiUle D*ilj Ntwf Bl)fUierUl« Herild ULulwlpp) V»Uey Leader THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NOKTHBABT ARKANSAS AND 8OtJTIIBA8V MISSOURI BLYTIIKVll.UC, 'AKKANSAS, TUESDAY. MAY IS), 1!I3« S1NCLK COPIES FIVE CKNTS ,1 COURT/iOSIONS CHALLENGE ROOSEVELT Forced lo Order Municipal Plan I Loans Expedited, Ickes Testifies WASHINGTON, May 19 (UP) -Public Works Administrator Harold L. Ickes testified In district supreme court today tlmt tlitre was "clever sabotage" within his own work relief agency Defending his PWA. program of making grants and loans for construction of municipal power plants. Ickes charged that the power interests had sought to hinder his activity by working within his own agency. "I was led to believe there was clever sabotaging within my own organization on power applications." ickes testified. , Five Companies Fight i'WA Because he 'thought the public utility proposals had not been getting "11 fair break In consideration for approval," Ickes said he ordered all such applications cx- pcdilcd. Utility companies, contending that PWA's S200.000.000 publicly owned electricity program u unconstitutional, previously had cited the administrator's orders to show an alleged policy by the New Deal to drive them out of business with federal funds Five utility companies have milled in an elfort to have ten PWA municipal jxjwcr projects in Alabama, rtowa, Oklahoma and Texas declared unconstitutional Altogether tlie New Deal's whole " ml power program—$200- in loans and grants for JB municipal projects—would be affected by the decision. Rates Not the Issue hi if«pA 0utllnlns l ' ne Purpose of his PWA program - -as -"to put as many people' to-work as possible mid stimulate Industry to aid economic recovery." Ickes answered the utilities' contentions point by He testitled: l.-That, the utilities were wrong m claiming He sought lo use money to hammer down private rates He considered their charges he smd. only when they were so low- as lo make his PWA financed municipal plants a poor invest mcnl for the government. 2.-Tlml the utilities did not correctly state the case when their attorney.'! claimed the electric power board of review formulated for him a policy of allocating money only for "socially desirable" proj. ™>* He claimed the board had Prisoner Beaten to Death at Leavenworth LEAVENWOUTH, Hans., May 10. (UP)—Clarence Hoyle. federal prisoner from Muskogee. Okla., was beaten to death by another prisoner in the federal penitentiary, it was learned today. The attack occurred yesterday. ' i Fred G. Zerbst. warden, an- ! nouneed the slaying today. He said Hoyle was beaten by Crtrl Hood, | 25, w'ho is serving a five-year term i from Shcnuiin, Tex., for violation I of tbe Dyer act. After the Baltic Memphis Chancellor Refuses to Restrain Arrest of Strike Pickets MEMPHIS, May 19 (UP) — Chancellor L. D. Bejaeh today In effect denied the Southern Tenant Fanners Union the right to picket Ilarahan bridge over the Mississippi river to prevent Memphis unemployed from entering tlie eastern Arkansas cotton fields where the union has called a cotton choppers strike. Chancellor Bejach denied thcj union's petition for an order temporarily lo restrain police from what the union termed illegal arrest of pickets at the east end of (he bridge who sought to persuade strike breakers from going into the so-called strike zone. He ruled tlie court had no jurisdiction to enjoin police from arresting anyone and Ills ruling in effect was a dismissal of the pe- lltlon. Attorneys representing the city pointed out that the union had' no right in the Tennessee clian- cei-y court since It was an Arkansas cqrponUion. •-A sprvey of the counties showed the sWke so far was ineffective. '." Planters generally agreed enough labor was available If workers qut their jobs. 'She Shoulders Marital Yokd A blazing, gasoline soaked shirt, tcsscd into the home of William ]" Waltes and Ills sister, negroes of Oordomvlllc, Vii.. ended a six-hour J,", gun battle that brought death lo (hem and Sheriff William I). Young to of Orange county. Va., and injury to six others. PicU'ied is the smoking ruin of Walles' home, which was besieged when he resisted arrest on a while woman's charge Ihat Wallcs threatened her wllh a gun: The ncarocs were shot when they (led from the Arc und fell back Into (he flames. Speakers at Convention of Gas Dealers Denounce Tax As Unfair Jurors to Report On June 9; Judge Neil Killough Preside j Circuit civil court for the chlck.- "nsawba'. "district.' of Mississippi HILL Ed TO LITTLE ROCK, May 19 (UP) — strong denunciation " of .'"the state tax on gasoline and motor. county will open here Monday oil was voiced today by speakers June 8. with Judge Nell Kiltoiigh' at tlie annual meeting of the ol Wynne presiding. The term is Arkansas Gas and Oil Dealers for two weeks. . . • :' association here. While court will- '-. convene Fullerton Urges Farmers to Attend Bureau Mass Meeting on May 22 ects. . only "advisory powers" and that tc "' he abolished it when the com-' nnitee sought to develop Us O wn authority. Arrangements for 200 north 3.—That he organized the PWA Power division to give preference to power applications and expe- - "i'i'"vi»*ivno 11 nu ' ditc their consideration for eral financing. fed- New York Cotton NEW YORK, May 19 (UP) Cotton closed steady. open high low close May Jrly • Oct Ucc Jan March 11G3 1143 1052 1049 '1163 1143 1052 1049 1IC2 1182 1139 1142 1042 1048 1033 .1044 1040 1049 1038" 1044 1051 1052 1042 1047 Spot-'i closed steady and unchanged at 1172. New Orleans Cotton NE\V ORLEANS. May 19 (UP)_ Cotton closed steady with mixed prices here today. May, where tightness continued, was three up but other months were unchanged to two points lower. Moderate demand by the trade and .better cables gave the opening a Ixrast but later reports of showers in the west and mid-south moving eastward eased prices. open high low close 1165 1166 1163 1166 1138 1136 1132 1134 1047 1047 1038 1043 104G I04C 1036 1041 1046 104G 1041 1041 May July Oct Dec Jan March Mississippi county farmers to attend the mass meeting at Newport, May 22, sponsored by the Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation arc beln» completed, according to J. o. Pullcrton, county agent, and G. C. Laiigston. president of the. north Mississippi County Farm bureau. This meeting will give farmers an opportunity to lieiir four out- slanding leaders in the agricultural affairs of the nation and state, (lie covnly agent pointed out in urging farmers to attend the meeting. Cully A. Cobb. regional director of the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, will discuss the place of farmer organizations In the new soil conservation program. Edward A. O'Neal, for four years president of the American Farm Bureau Federation, an outstanding speaker and agricultural leader, will speak on national farm legislation and the part which the Farm Bureau has played in it. Dan T. Gray, dean and director of the University of Arkansas college of agriculture, will discuss the need of organization among Arkansas farmers. J. p. Col. T. H. Barton of El Dorado, Monday'Jurors will not report \n\- presldcnt of the Lion Oil com-, til Tuesday, June 9. The opening puny, described the lax as 1111- day of court will be devoted to fair to motor car owners. "Con-! matters •which'will 'not •require (lie sidering the fact, Unit molorists'services of jurors. •• : '•' and car owners arc subject to all I Jurors summoned 'by sheriffs ether taxes," he said, "It seems deputies for the term are' Oscar ' ' ' Bailey, H.. II. Houchins, F.'H. Acton, John C. McHancy, Harvey Morris, J. W. Shmise, BIytheville; M. B. Cook. Gosuell; W. L. Talc, J. H. Smotherman. Armorcl' 1! F. Gay, Half Moon; J L. Masters E. R. Threlkcld, L. W. Vaught, T. A. Kcnnett. J. O. Moore, A. R. Gifford, Lcachville; Otto nrad,- tierry, Dell; Henry Lutes, Sandy unfair that they should be taxed to build schools, improve waterways and to pay for other projects in addition to roads." V. II. Scales of New York denounced the slate gasoline lax as the underlying evil of the industry's ills in Arkansas. Governor J. M. Fulrcll in an address during the noon hour .. , ~..^., u ,,,,t, criticized former general nssein- Ridge; Andy Harshman, Tomalo; biles for passage of, the high gas I Fred Davis, R. a. Harkcy, Box tax but Insisted that it would'Elder; Earl Magers. W. A. Wills- have to be continued until the .tic. R. C. Dose, Dell; J. W Fields state highway net had been paved. -----Officers to serve the association during the coming year were to be elected during the afternoon session. Iowa Twins, 91 PULASKI, la. (UP)—Two Iowa women, 91 years old, claim to be the oldest twins In the United States. They are Raciiel Itadcr and Mrs. Jane Giles of Pulaski. Closing Stock Prices NEW YORK, May 10 (UP) — Sleek prices gradually declined today until losses amoniled to more than two points in a long list of representative issues. Traders were disappointed over tlie showing tlie market made when the Gitffey coal act decision was announced. The market was un...»„.„ AKU.UKI* larmers. j t- . Tompkins of Burdeltc, president i able lo maln ' ai " a s l )c(!d y ad ' ™ ncc a lo cs ' , of the Arkansas Federation preside at the meeting and will be one of the speakers. It is expected that more than 5.000 farmers from northeast Arkansas will attend. ™ ncc aml bcforc lllc closc " da . y luul bmi forcc - 11 lo lovvcr 1043 1043 1040 1044b Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS. 111.. May (UP)—Hogs 8,000 Top 970 170-230 ibs. 960-970 I40-1GO Ibs. 850-950 Bulk SOWS 835-865 Gallic 2,300 Steers 765-825 Slaughter steers 600-875 Mixed yearlings and heifers 725-800 Slaughter heifers 600-860 Beef cows 500-515 Permits Are Sought for Rural Electric Lines LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—Two ap- picalions for extension of rural electric service have been nled with the Arkansas Utilities commission from Mississippi county. | The city of osceola h as applied 1 Radio Corp for a certificate of convenience and | St. Louis-San Franclsct necessity lo extend its lines to Simmons Bed serve approximately 25 farmers near Standard of N J Osccola. Texas Co The Arkansas-Missouri power Co U"s' Smeliiii" ...... has applied for permission to ex- U S Steel " tend a rural line to Roscland, about Warner Bios' 12 miles west of BIytheville. Zonite territory. A T and T Anaconda Copiicr Bethlehem Sled Chrysler Cities Service Coca Cola General American Tank General Electric International Harvester McKcsson-Robbiils Montgomery Ward New York Central Packard Phillips Petroleum Lcnc Oak; George Bunch, J. R. Parrish, Mose Smith, Yarbro; A. Fcndler, Joe Homer, Grover E. Snider, Manila; C. F. Tucker, Jim Fowler, Clear Lake; A. C. Ountcr, Lcachville; Jack A p p 1 e b a u m, Charles S. Lemons, Blylheville. Alternate petit jurors arc: E. R. Mason, E. O. Adams, J. II. Walker. Blj'thcville; H. R. Crawford, Dell; Kendall Berry, Manila; 1>. M. Nelson, LcachvUe. Four BIytheville Stores Have Centennial Displays Four local firms are cooperating in this week's Centennial observance with window exhibits. Lutes' grocery, Miss Whilsilfs shop, Mead Clothing company and the Lemons Furniture store have fhe displays. The Lutes' exhibit Is an "all BIy- theville" display, consisting of •brooms, mops and canned goals, made here, and the posters and pamphlets made • by high school „, , J students. I Do t-Q \ , . 32 5-3 1 . Arki>11 -'« l s-»\ade furniture i s • "-•-•v. J Ul ILIIU1C. I ~ I shown In the Lemons' display. The this state. •jH . -- -•• v"t t-f.-in\jii^ uL*>pmy. 92 3-81 '" a|> ' c bedroom and the living room •1 1-1 'I!™ . P eame from factories In 92 46 1-2 38 1-8 81 1-2 8 7-8 40 1-2 f . ~ "~ •* '"M'l^ » £>ILU[) li;i,S 11II t'\ 33 3-4', niblL of cl <>'hiiig depleting seven, 10 1-1 scneratlons, beginning with style.' „„ Ol n rr»nt nn* «.~^ . The Mead display is of posters and drawings showing the styles in men's clothing f or the tw.st 100 years. Miss Whitsitt's shop ha; Chicago Corn open May 63 7-8 high low close 64 63 3-8 63 1-2 — v*. ~~,,., UUU - UF ,, IVIily oj |-o Dt OJ 3-0 63 1 0 Cutters and low cutters 350-450. July GO 3-8 60 1-2 60 1-4 60 3-8 10 3-8 2 1-8 25 1-2 57 1-4 32 1-3 90 1-4 56 1-4 9 1-2 9 3-8 of a century ago. Chicago Wheat open high low close May 92 7-8 93 July 84 1-8 85 1--I 84 1-2 31 3-4 92 1-4 Health Unit Offers Free Inoculations Free typhoid Innoculatioiis may he had at the county health office at the com house heiv, each Saturday until 4 P. M. It has been announced by Dr. A. M. Washburn, i director. The only requirement Is that active it f0rthe slsslppl county.' WASHINGTON. May — "r. Frauds K, Townsi-iul lulil the Uilol llcutenanl of his $200 n- moiitli _ pension 'drive that 'jou ami I have (i u . tt . ()| .|,| | )}1 |1|0 lull cm n downhill puif , lll( | tlii'i'e would I-, n "|,.,t full of riioiH's'" for thaw who stood by the movement, the hovse Town- wild liuiulvy revealed lodiiy. rowusend was also "revealed as allhi" iillcntliin to tin- "fun" wlilch'lic said had developed o\ei "tlu> Jltlers that wniu- 1 of the ciingrcssmen are In" over the Townsend plan. The elderly physician's sliilo- nitiil was culled from n letter ic wrote Robert !•:. Clements, his lieutenant, dc.sei Ibinn plans >r expansion of the Townsend Weekly, oruini of (lie pension drive. 'I'uwnsiiiid was also revealed ,is !'.-i'ld»3 lo ostnbllsli • u "mllllaiil Hilid parly In an ciiort to defeat Hi'lMibliciin and Uemocnilli! op- poiienls of the pension scheme. Thi' disclosures were made before a crowded ccimmlltec room, miilmllui! some forty members of a Townsend Iraii.s-conlinnilal caravan. I'rlor (o intmduetlon of tlio cor- res|)oii<li>nce Townsend ilenii'il liav- Irjj called supporters of the pension scheme "old fossils" or slnrt- lilB Ilic drive fur inotlves of "cold cash." Townsend, his correspondence revealed, urged Ihat n national Townsend weekly be started In Washington, "where it is possible lo maintain supervision^of b»l|i senators and congressujen and learn (heir characteristics and particular leanings." Dive in Shallow Water Proves Fatal to Youth .ICNKSllOfiO. Ark,—Tareld Foil- iii-r, III. sou of Mnrvln Foiliii'r nf neiir l.o:u-livilK', died at a Juni'rhoru hcispllul Mdndiiy us a Hsuli ot a bi'oki'ii iii'tk ivtvlved when lu> divi'd 111 (wt lulu shallow wilier in Dulfulo ciwk Hun- ClllV llfli'llUKItl. 'i'lii! s|:ot wlmiv Furl nor dived I luul bi'i'ii used nil last MW.OII for dlvlmi and Hie youtli, swiimiiliii; Uu the tlr.sl time this season. failed lo exiitiilne Hie W H(IT bo- fore plungihi! to his dentil. A snud bar Inul formed li", thu mliiK (hi! whiter months. Promise Cash Market for All Local Farmers Will Produce An assured market for a new cash crop was offered farmers of Mississippi counly by olficci-s of the Weatlicisby-Bruiiner Co.. Memphis, manufacturers of peanut bullcr and olhcr peanut products, who told directors of the local chamber of commerce last night that they would agree to buy the crop from several hun- nrcd acres of peanuts in Ibis territory. Peanuts can be planted up until the middle of June anil an effort will be made to obtain at least a small acreage, with a view to expansion next year it growers are satisfied will, the return Tlie Memphis company has been buying its peanuts in the large producing areas of the southeast ami of Texas, but Is anxious to develop a source of supply nearer home. On tlie average, officers of the company said peanuts will bring the grower a larger casli return per acre than will cotton. Extremely heavy soils however, are not well adapted to peanuts.'due lo difficulty In harvesting. The Chamber of Commerce agreed lo cooperalc in handling distribution of seed to farmers who may desire lo plant peanuls Prospective growers are Invited to get in touch with J. Well Brooks secretary, at his office In the i hall. Turning her back—and quite n shapely one, at tlmt—on. single blessedness, Florlnc McKlnncy, chaimliij! screen actress, is honeymooning wllh Barry Trlv- crs, Hollywood screen writer, nftcr their, wedding hi London: A lyric soprano, Miss McKlnncy Is a iiollvo pf, Texas. Mississippi nm! New Mexico Quil MUM e 11 v c r s With liiiyine Trouble WASHINGTON. May 19 <U1')~ Thu navy department uiuunmcril officially today that Iho battleships Mississippi ami New Mexico had .suffered turbine Iroubli) whll on the annual maneuvers und were rclurnhig to port under escort. Moth vessels suffered turbine derangements," Hit 1 navy said they in-ij proceeding back to San Pedro under c.scm't of three fleet tugs." . ; The navy explained Unit OIL (act Hull engine trouble developed almost slmullancoiLsly on bnlli warships probably was responsible for u rciwrt they hm! collided, "There Is no ba.sts tor the rumor Hint tiie Mississippi ami Now Mexico collided," the navy mill. Navy officials revealed that n third accident occurred about to days lino when Ihe cruiser Mlmu<- upolls had 11 minor, collision \vltl niei-chant ship l\i the luyVbu Raymond Carter, CCC Member, Unconscious in Veterans Hospital MANILA, Ark., May ID—Raymond Carter. 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. liecd Carter of Manila. Is In a ciillcal condition at Veterans hospital, Memphis, as the result of an accident late Sunday near Parkin In which u truck In which he was riding with M other CCC boys was wrecked. You rig Carter, his skull frac- al the Canal zone. •nbor Will Press Changes to Perm!I Coiv Irol of Industry WASntNd't'ON, May 10 (UP) — Suni-eims court Invalidation of Ihe Ciuffey coal control act challenged, 'resilient IWosovell today to uiiij he Ixsiic of constitutional amciid- iii'iil to Ihe poopli: in the pusl Initial fiinipatijii. Th<> decision minted tnwiml political mid, economic consequence. 1 !. Mr. Kimseve", may reveal New H'nl slrulciuy at, his remilai picv, •onfei-cnco at 4 p. in, Labor leadcre already were plnn- ilnu pressure for a campaign year Slowdown mi ccmstltiilloiml limit- UUms defined by the courts, pro scribing fcdcrnl regulation of umrs, wage.! mid liulnslrlnl com- lictlllvc conditions ijeneialls 'I'licro WHS Uilk In tlio cnpllnl today of possible trouble In 'tlio mini: llehls, Congressional leaders iloublc'd lime would permit patching this Cluffey bill at tills ses- "'jn, l.nlim- Acl Dimmed Lawyers believe Ihe cot'rt blasted beyond repair the "mile NUA' theory i)f federal individual • Industry control. , There we a tomo expressions of hope, however, (lint cn:il control can be nclilcvic 1 vol imlarlly. ScruppliiK of the Wiignci lata I'cliUluns act'oil Ihe Ciuffey prc cixlenl was Judged lo be onlj i mallei' of lime. Down with (he Oil Hoy bill of' .the Woman Asks Damages ot Penney Store for Fall; Policeman Sues Three sulls Involving ' personal Injuries and one involvhvi property d .,, , " ,' , •••••: , ^"-j ».i'ni»Ki ured. ati ,,,-,11 broken, and severe- court here this ly bruised, was unconscious ami Claude p Cooiicr 11 M'*IC Illll II..HI l n l- .._.., 1 ._ '"J'>". were filed In circuit this afternoon by - bis identity and notified Ills It was not until Idle yesterday that hospital authorities established bis parents. Cnrlcr was one of a group iif boys at the CCC camp at o'diini, Ark., who had charlercd a truck for a trip to their homes In eastern Arkansas before removal of their unit, to California, scheduled for Unlay. They were on their way back lo (Mum when the accident occurred, about two miles from Parkin. Carter was the only member of the party seriously injured. The truck was owned by an Cdum man mid was driven by Grldiu Miles of that place. Funeral at Hornersville Today for Mrs. Jolly Mrs. Mary Jolly, wife of Cuib Jolly, former resident of this city. succumbed at 11 o'clock last night at the family home in Hornersville. Mo. Funeral services were held this aftcrn«m at Horncrsville. ' Bar and W. brc Mrs. Jolly Is uey. Mrs. Nancy Vallanec Is plalntld In one of the Mills, asking several thousand dollars from J. c. Penney company, operator of ii local department store. She alleges that Injuries received when she fell on a stairway at the store on her way down from ttie store balcony, after accenting the gift of a dress from the store, were due to negligence ol store employes. G. E. Stalling*. Mrs. C!. E. Slall- liigs and James Stallijigs are seeking approximately $8.000 from T. W. Uaxlcy for Injuries received In a Highway 18 collision between a car In which the Stall- Ings were traveling and a truck John Foster, city policeman, is suing Byron Newell as u result of a collision at Lake and Main streets on the night of Feb. Ifi. when Foster was driving a city police car and Nowcll was driv- ' ' ' car. Fester ask ' luipe of those who projected .„, Islntlon Ui iesiilnto .ullie'r Individual Indi'slrlcK or - who believed a federal :tO-liaur work wee! pro Runii could,, be . "bomb-proofed against high court- attack. .. .. .Srmie ..I* a'rieei-U*ii , , Uncertainly provnllcti' |i:i> lo I ij HCOJIC of yesterday's District, of Columbia court of appeals decision Invalidating certain, activities of the Resettlement Administration. In some quarters It was interpreted as invalidating the entire $•1,800.000,000 relief act of 193 r Attj den. Homer Ciiinmliigs, however, saltl lie believed file opinion was narrow and applied only to such works as the Resettlement Administration's, suburban housing project at Hound Brook, N. J., on which it was based. Stanley Reed, tlie solicitor gcn= era], said tlmt In any event tlie case would be appealed to the su preine court. The resettlement administration will continue 'all of its activities except tlio "Bound Brook" suburban ' housing project, pending < a Ihml supreme coi'rt determination of validity of HA, Resettlement Administrator IJcxford Q. Tug- wcll announced today. A spokesman for Harry L. Hopkins, works progress administrator, said thai relief activities under the 1015 act would be continued as before. Approximately $1,000,000,003 will be left from the huge fund in July, but even should today's decision be held to affect other parts-. of the act, a supreme court ruling, would be all but Impossible until' virtually all of the money had been.' *° On :TIwsda y Af ternoons Offlccs in Ihe county house here will close on after court- Thurs- ...... „ during the sum- :al expenses. Th e Pnragoiild Hallway company is da „ ,,, , j'H has been the custom for Southeastern | SC veral • years for county offices . of tills city, a | the.other action In „..„„ „.„„.,„.Irs. Hartley went-Ingram asks $825 for damage to (or tlie funeral, his crop, allegedly caused by fail- du 1 - VIMI t th lt " afternoon summer. by her ley. Uirec other brothers, all living in Kentucky, a sister and one \ son, Harold Jolly 1,048 School Children Tested for Tuberculosis! To Visit With Widow A total of 1.048 children have been e | vcn the li'bcrculin lest 'It varic\-B schools in N'flils- sppl county during the past mou- lh, by Dr. A. M. Washburn director of the county health unit and Miss Annabel Bryant, nurse. Of this number. 13.36 per cent showed positive reactions. Dr. Washburn has urged parents of the children with positive reactions to consult their physicians for careful physical Of Memphis Attorney urn of ttie railway company to I provide proper drainage across its| right of way. Cardwcll Youth Gets ' In Mrs. George Cress broke her left wrist when she slipped on the wet. pavement hi front of , „.„. .,.,. UK wet pavement ,n Iront of Lite tor Killing Ollicer tllc Hubbard Hardware company Mn __________ I'ARAOOULO, Ark. — Clarence Mr. and Mrs. liciss D. Hughesf Mo., pleaded pi'llty will :<i to Memphis tomorrow lot of first degree - - -... u.ui JJI1JO11.UI t.\- ainlnatlons and X-ray diagnosis. Wlillc a positive test does not mean the Individual has tuberculosis. It .indicates contact wllh burn. lo Dr. Wash- be with Mrs. E. B. Klewer. wife Ii. Klewer, who committed early List night by drink- of K. suicid ing |X>i*on. Mrs. Kiewer Is a sister of Mr. Hughes. Both Mr. and Mrs. Klewer had frequently been here (or brief visits with the Ilrghe.s. Mr. Kiewer. 49. former city attorney. compiler of the Memphis City Digest, and one of the most brilliant lawyers 111 Tennessee, killed himself because he feared Woods. 18, win of Mr. ami, Mrs. John Woods, of near ' Cardwcll. to a charge murder in liie to notes lie left. Funeral services Thursday. failing, according will be .held slaying of Deputy Sheriff P. .. (Cowboy) Williams. 3-1, last .Dee.. 18. and was sentenced lo life imprisonment Monday afternoon by Circuit Judge Nell Killough of Wynne. Williams died at a local hos- nlla] 3c minutes after being .shot through the stomach when he sought lo qrestlon Woods about holding up Robert Thurmond. 1U, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Thurmond, who was robbed ol 15 cents and a pocket comb on Highway 25, near (lie Thurmond home, four and one-half miles cast of Par- qgpuld. , . wiist was set at (lie Bly- f IhevllJc hospital and she is now at her home. It is believed that Ihe accident. will not prevent Mr. and Mrs. Cross from going to Hardy June I lo be at Camp Rio Vista for the summer. "^WEATHER" Arkansas — Fair tonight a n d Wcdnc-sday. Memphis and vicinity—Fair tonight and Wednesday. Slightly wanner Wednesday. According to the official weather observer, Samuel F. Norris, the maxlninit temperature here yesterday was 10 degrees and the. minimum. 60 degrees, cloudy with .2 Jnch ot rainfall. ' , ,'
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