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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, March 7, 1938
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VOIAJMR XXXIV-NO. 800. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THBDOMINANT NEWBl'APKlt OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHl'lAST M18SOUHI niythcvlllc Cnvrlor Mississippi Valley Lender" " " ' ~——— myUieviiin Herald niyihcviiie Daily N™:* BI.YTHIOV1U-K, ARKANSAS, MON'DAY, JUAUCH 7, J938 CAVE-IN SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS HUE HELD Funeral Corteges Pass SearcKers Still Seeking Addilional Bodies I.OS ANOELES. Mar. 7. (UP)— Muss funerals were begun today for Hie ninny .scores who died In HIP .Southern California flood/ The mourners passed along .streets, hall buried in mud and debris, where (ji'&iip.v of -weary men still searched lor the missing. Jive davs aflcr the disaster. " ( There were 139 persons listed as dead in Die 30,000-squarc-mile area and it was estimated thai 200 or more had died. To keep out sightseers and looters dnvini. the rehabilitation work national guardsmen were on pulrol at Annheim; sheriffs men blocked the roads in San Bernardino county; of Lyle creek nnd Santa Ana river in .several counties. Construction Camp Destroyed Nine more men were added to the (leal)i list when a haggard party of two women and four men emerged Ii'oin Tujunga canyon and reported Mint, nine of Iheir companions had been drowned when a torrent swept down upon a construction camp, 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles For five days the surviving six had been without food. They had lived on water .and coffee. Three companies o f national guardsmen enforced strict regulations about disposal of the bodies of hundreds of farm animals and pets. At La Jolla drinking water was boiled and families were ordered (o submit to typhoid vaccination. IV>r 40 miles along the Santa Ana river- % banks sheriff's men searched for bodies. It was a Tore-gone conclusion, that some had been tarried out to sea and never would be found. Tourist Camp Obliterated Upstream, at Riverside, workmen dug into the mud that obliterated a tourist camp. There mud piled to within six inches of the tops of cars. The river In changing its Levine Reported To Have Left Home In ,Car NEW ROCHKI.U:, N y Mar' ? fUl'i-An unofficial and imcouflrm- e<l reiiort circulated litre today tint Murray Levine left his home about noon in :in automobile willi two men and had not 1L .t um pd m. mi,!, iiltemoon. Detective l.iMitommt ficotat n.'l- senberec-r .salt! he | ); ,.| „„ k . no ».|,.,,. ( ,. ol Mich a report Venice—California Not I i Meets With Legislative Leaders; No Call Expected Today LITTLE ROCK, Mar. 7. (UP>- Ciov. carl E. Bailey remained away from his office today holdln. ™n- fercnces with legislators oulUnln-* ins legislative program which will • unus iii oaii iseniarnmo county; "" enac ted when a special session I inounlctl posses guarded the banks I ° r . l!lc general assembly is culled of r.vfp n-pntr <»\ri om,in A,*,. ..i this week. Employes of the governor's office said Bailey was meeting at an undisclosed placo with house and senate leaders and ivontrt not be in life ollice dining the day. Sources close lo lhe executive predicted that the call for convening of the assembly would not be made today but they would not promise anything definite JIIL Roadhouse Operator Shoots Self When Ar__ rested Early Today '' JONESBORO, Arfc.,'Mar. 1. (OP) —Clyde (Red) King, roadhouse operator, shot, and critically wounded himself today when:officers arrested him on a 12-year-old St. Louis holdup charge. King, alias Charley Harold *-"*<>. Liit nvei- at ciianging its l ^ Ill s. iiuas unancy Harold course sivept directly through the Klines, told State Police Sergeant camp, only two bodies had been D °uglas Morris and Sheriff J. D. found but' Sheriff carl Rayburn said probably 15 or 20 more people had drowned there. Some sections still were partially isolated and people iii the mountainous areas were .reported to be without food. A coast guard amphibian plane was brought inland to be floivn lo the San Bernardino mountains and landed on lakes, carrying supplies. The plane went first (o San Qabriel canyon, carrying grappling hooks to be used In dragging for the bodies of two CCC youths who were drowned while rowing n doctor across a flooded canyon. One boy's body wius recov- ; ,eieu and returned on the plane. An airplane dropped i.floo pounds of bread at Big Bear lake, high in tiie mountains, and a pack train «•«* euroiite there with more food. TPM<; Fights "Gun-Toting" Dubard of Poinsett county that he would go with them peaceably when they arrived al Ills roadhouse and arrested him. He then stepped into .J Substitute gondolas for .he automobiles tn the above picture nml 11 might well be « cmml scene In Venice tal n ' Venice, Italy CWor Cahfornia. Instead, it's a street scene in Venice. California. sl ,bmb of u » Angles, c ° Sou™ sands of persons were forced from (heir homes by the high water, which caused • scores of deaths. Funeral Services Held This Afternoon Foe BiivcJette Farmer C. L. Jarrctt. S2, well known farmer, who had-jived in tills section for many years, died at Ills home west of Burdette at' 6:30 o'clock- Sunday morning;. Death followed nn illness from influenza. ' Funeral services were held this afternoon at Ihe First. Church of the Nazarene. with the Rev. Eupha D. Beasley officiating and burial was made at Maple Grove cemetery. ... . wui.v.u mini, m; uiuil aLCpptJU UHO ^ v««»*«vi.i*»i_njiv. an adjoining room, picked up a Pa "oe'"'ers were: J. w. Evans. •.i.t.1— , _,_.,.,— j. L Tyrone, Oscar Alexander, Jack pistol and shot himself in the head. Sheriff Dubard said King was wanted by St. Louis officers. He was alleged lo have forfeited $10,000 Parker, Noble McCullou^li. the Rev. J. H. Holt and Harold Thompson. A native of near Columbia. Tenii., -.,* a v^J 1 W iltvvL lUHClHitl ^Hf.UIJU t ., AKUll,, bond and disappeared after belnp Jarrett csme to Arkansas when ' "'a child with his father, who v.'os arrested on the hold up charge in St. Louts in ISJG. Will Be Returned ST. LOUIS, Mar. 7 (UP) — diaries II. Klmes, alias Clyde King, who shot, and critically wounded himself when Jonesboro. Ark. police sought to arrest him, will be brought here to serve n five year sentence for robbey, police said to- Fraud Penalty Against . \ Q f [ Q Former Banker Aflirmed JLLu WASHIN'GIXDN, Mar. 7. (UP)— The supreme court loday approved a S3C4,a5J fraud penalty levied against the 1929 income tax" return of Charles E. Mitchell, former board chairman of the National city Bank. Long Delayed Hearing In Claylon-CaiTUthers Case Due Tomorrow an early Methodist minister. Foi many years he had lived In Mississippi county. Besides his wife, he is survived by 15 sons and daughters, Elbert B. Herschel, Blydc and Beauford, of Mcmuhis, Douglas, of Los Angeles, Calif,, Elmer, of St. Pedro and Curtis. After many delays the hearing on a petition for 11 writ of habeas corpus bi- which Jim V. Carrulhcrs and Bubbles Clayton, Blythevillc negroes, hope to avoid the death penalty for assaulting a white girl here In 1934, will get underway before Federal Judge Thomas C. Trimble in United states district court at Little nock tomorrow day Kimes -was aresled liere in stolen January 9, 1925. ».-\.i;, i ignix uuii-iuuug^ oiuicti nuiuiiiuuuu jnimaiy y, lyiio. DALLAS. Tex. (UP)—Prosecutors 1 He was released on $1,500 bond cf Texas are campaigning to con-1 an{! wlllle at liberty on bond was vince their constituents that gun totin' is no longer necessary. "This stale no longer Is a frontier," District Attorney Andrew Patton declared in a speech. "The way some ' MB outcome of an appeal he was iwople carry guns, you would think i reieas «l on $10,000 bond. The ap- iwople carry guns, you would think ] wild Indians lurked behind every peal telephone pole." rearrested in connection with a $10 holdup. He was convicted Dec. 10, 1925 and sentenced to five years. Pend- outcome of an appeal he was [TIL T€ LL YOU BY BOB BURNS _ was dismissed by the Missouri supreme court on July 7,1928. T1 was not until 1931, when a check was made of old records, that it was learned Klmes was still at large. An order for his arrest and return here to serve sen- lencc was then issued. , Fort Smith t ' Raymond Holder, Misses Bernlce and Eunice, twins, of here- two brothers, B. V., of Memphis nnd P. B., of D0£\vood, and four sisters Mrs. Ollle Oakley of Memphis, Mrs. R«tha Walters nn/j Mrs. H. L Hawkins of Half Moon, and Mrs K. N. Church, of here. Cobb Funeral home was in charge of arrangements. /Vei« Cotton NB WYORK. Mar. 7. (UP)— Cotton closed steady. open high low close- No matter how kind hearted or sympathetic a person Is, II you push >m too far, theyll turn on you eventually. I know a conceited actor who »as engaged to a girl out here and when he heard rumors that she \vas runnln' around with another fella, he just laughed It off because he knew- if he broke off the engagement, it would break the l>oor girl's heart. Finally one day the girl married lhe other fella and she Invited Uils actor to the weddln'. After the wed- dln', when the friends of the girl were congratuJatln 1 her, the octor stepped up to her and he says, "Martha, I hate lo lell you this, but this Is the last straw! through!" We're 100 Baby Chicks Are Smothered To Death One hundred baby chicks were smothered to death when fire broke out in the Incubator house of Mr. and.Mrs. J. E. Lawrence, 300 South Division street, at 6:30 o'clock this morning. In addition lo the chickens dead, the Incubator house was damaged. Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS. Ill Mnr 7. (UP)—Hogs: receipts, nooO Top, 9.75 Heavy weights, 9.50-9.65 Light weights. 7.75-8.90 Bulk sows, 8.00-8.25 Cattle: receipts. 3,000 Steers. 7.50-8.75 Slaughter steers, 6.00-9.25 Mixed yearlings, heifers S 50-7.75 Beef cows, 5.00-5.75 Cutters and low cutters, 4.00-4.15 Under normal pressure steam expands about 1700 limes tU own. velum*. Mar May Oct. Dec. Jan. 904 006 913 922 921 924 BOS Sil 917 027 926 927 803 905 912 921 921 924 907 310 917 92G 926 923:1 Spots closed steady at 91G, off 4. -Veto Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, Mar 7 mp) -Cotton futures closed stca'dv today with losses ot two to four points. Mar May July Ocu Dec. Jan. open high • 915b ... . 919 923 . 925 829 . 933 . 935 935 low close 920b 936 938 939 919 624 932 935 935 923 929 B3S 938 939 spols closed quiet st $33, off -I o Wheat May Jul. open 901-2 high/" low 903-4 close 891-8 8918*1-4 843- Chicago Corn open 583-4 The negroes, convicted by a jury >,„,„ iXW- ?. 3:> ' nnd ln the clcctric chal1 '' T nlob il and because there was no negro on the grand jury that indicted them or the petit jury that tried them. In the latter respect their charges are somewhat similar to those upon which certain Alabama negroes- obtained relief from death penalties In the famous Scoltsboro, Ala. cases decided by the United states supreme court. The negroes have exhausted every legal remedy in the state courts In an effort to avoid execution. A number of Blytheville residents. Including several negroes, ivere sub- pscnacd today by u U. S. marshal as witnesses at tomorrow's hearing but the list was not available today. Stock Prices NEW YORK, Mar. 7. (UP) — Stocks, bonds and major commodities receded today in continuation of the recently dull turnover. AT&T 134 7-8 Anaconda Cop 30 7-8 Beth Steel 55 1-8 Boeing Air 27 5-8 Chrysler 51 Cities Scrv 1 5-8 Sims Says Clerk's Bond Far Insufficient To Cover Alleged Shortage J. Bryan ' gims, head of the county audit division of lhe state comptroller's office, was credited by a Liltle Rock paper yesterday with Indicating lhat the lotal lla- blllny ol the bonding company which issued surety bonds for H M. Craig, recently ousted Mississippi county circuit court clerk would likely be around $21,000 short of total ot approximately S41.000. It Is alleged is due lhe county, state nnd various Improvement districts by Craig. Craig was bonded for $10,000 for each of his two terms nnd recovery from the bonding company, If the recent finding of the county court Is made final, will be limited to 820,000, Sims indicated to the Little Rock newspaper However, part of the total shortage charged lo Craig Is nlso charged to his Blytheville doouty, A P Smith, and the county's right to recover on Smith's $5.000 bond may be subrogated lo that of Craig, for whose benefit Smith's bond was made, In the opinion of some attorneys. In addition, H Is understood that Smith and Cral?, 'pnrtlcu- larlv the former, arc due certain credits ngninsl the total amount which would reduce the alleged shortage slightly. Sims' statements were made In connection will- other remarks in which he expressed the belief that bonds of county officials throughput the state generally arc too low nnd emphastel his remarks by referring to the Mississippi county situation. Asks Aid In Fight On Insurance Racket LITTLE ROCK. Mar. 7.-Public assistance in n drive by the state Insurance Department to stamp out an "insurance racket" in Arkansas hns been asked by insurance Commissioner M j Harrison. Commissioner Harrison charged that hundreds of complaints against unlicensed Insurance concerns had been received by his department. "The racket," he said, "is one of the worst forms of confidence „ Cola ............. V. 321 1-2 1 games known," because It' Gen Elcc ...... ........... 38 7-8 people to believe Shit <*" ^ VC3t ............... 33 5-8 vidcd 6 " rV ' ' ' ' ' ' M ,Ug Ward' ' '.I ! '. '. ! '. ,-2 . . . . - , N Y Central ifi ? 4 L . . flcpartme nt k powerless to Packard ............. 4 1-2 ' act ln ' lnost 'Dances, because the 18< * a ................. 412 •i 1-2 37 Phillips Pet. Radio 61-2 Schenly Dist 25 5-8 Simmons 20 Socony Vac 14 3-8 fitd Oil N J Texas Corp V S U S •19 1-4 39 3-4 Smelt [ 69 Steel 52 3-8 Lithuania has the lowest cost - of living figure of any nation of 1-8 the world. Its costs dropped 55 concerns arc not licensed in Arkansas, and their transactions are handled through the malls. The department arrested and convicted an agent of an unlicensed company last «eek. He was fined $1,000. fft Harrison requested that persons receiving literature or calls by agents iiot possessing licenses, call or write the Insurance department immediately. • - uoo-o OH 'i-siine wona. us costs dropped bo The world's largest map of Cf *•» 601-t 603-8 per cent as compared with 192S. ada. measures 30 by 130 feet, Supreme Courl Says. Institution Not Purl ol Public School System UTn.K DOCK, Mill-. 1. 11)1')'Mu> Arkumn.'i supremo court loiliiy mini Ihal the stale school for tlu 1 blind Is not a p:irl ol lhe Arkansas public school system and therefore Is not eligible lo borrow from the system's rcvollilni; loan fund. The high tribunal rendered lhe opinion In ruling on nn iippcnl from the I'nlaskl county chancery court In which w. M. Willis and others souifhl to restrain ihc bonrd of education from lending (he school lor the blind $200,000 from the school system's loan funds for construction of a new school. lliiiiril Is Knjolm'il The decision of (he chancery court was reversed and remanded with directions to sustnln n do- nun-rer Mijolnlnn Ihe board from negotiating the loan. _ Argument hinged around Act 239 of the 1037 state legislature providing for lhe $200,000 loan from the board of education. This act, tho high, court rilled, is In' viqlnllon of two sections ol lhe stale constitution and therefore Is "liwlTecliml." It violates Amendment 20 In lhat It "necessarily obligates repayment of Iho money" by a school not in the stole public school system. Section one ol Article H provides for a school syslcm but section 10 ot article 10 In the constitution says the legislature Is lo make "suitable provisions" to support a school for lhe blind. Urges Production 01 Long Staple Cotton MEMPHIS. Mnr. 7. (tlPi-Wonlh- <TII planters musi Increase (iiuillty t>( collflu wed It tlioy nrp | (> rulnli) their fndhii; fnvolgn market, Fred W. LIICIIS. ftrsi vice president of the Memphis till toil exchange, said to- iluy m the bi'tior t.oed "conference. Fnrnii'rs, Iniyei:. mid olhers In- leiTstril In 11| ( . cotton Industry nt- | li'wli'il .lhe une-dny nwetliw. "foreign coimlrles hiive Improved Ilielr «•«! from year to yi-nr," l.ueas wild. "It is up to dinners of ihLi country lo do likewise," lie sukl American fiirmi'rs ure losing iibout $10,000,000 annually to foreign mowers bmtmc of Inability lo pvcHlua' i-oiislsleiiMy uniform long stuplo cotton. Uii'ua recommended use ol uul- (01311 seed In every communtlj- us the best method of Improving quality of cotton. Intruders Get $83 At C. E, kclcls Home On Davis Strccl V. S. Wins Appeal LITTLE ROCK, Mar. 7. (UP)—•• For tho first lime In recollection of ritlaches of tiic slate supreme court an appeal by tho United Slates government today was ruled on by the stale .high tribunal. ']' , A decision In the Cross county circuit court In favor of the western and southern Insurance company for settlement for mortgaged land was reversed and remanrlpd with directions for lhe lower court to enter a Judgment for the federal government. The case Involved settlement for a crop production loan to n. L. Waterman and L. C. Casey, In which the lower court gave the Insurance company the right to lhe entire proceeds from the crop. A oortion of the crop was grown on land not Involved in receivership but Individually owned by R. L. Waterman. The supremo court said that upon the crap "grown on same the government of the United Stales held h valid nnd binding mortgage" and held thtit the government should receive a Judgment for $500 or value of the bales of cotton grown on Ihc Individually owned land." Truck License Decision A decision affecting all truck owners In the state was passed on by the high tribunal when it inter- , prcted the laws regulating license | fees on trucks "as Intending to re-' quire payment of license fees in proportion to the load cnpacily of! trucks." •' Ice Fishermen Consider Bass Hardest to Catch SUDBUR.Y, Mass. CUP)—Ice fishermen contend that the bass, because of its extreme youth, Is more difficult to catch in winter than are other fish. Scientifically speakJng, the bass Is mniiy million years younger than pike or pickerel, which feed voraciously on fishermen's bait diirlno cold months. Being younger, the bass Is susceptible to cold, so lies dormant in winter. r cllow Workman In Kress Building Site Excavation Narrowly Escapes Hiiny cah'ln, 43-year-old work, itmn employed by the Byrd Construction company on the Bile ol lhe new S. H. Kress" building here, OTIS fatally crushed, In a cave-iu that completely burled him nt the bottom of a ton-foot excavation shortly before noon today, T. j. Crump, n fqllow workman , vtho was helping Calvin clean, out the footing, narrowly missed being ciiught under Ilia falling earth, . Crump said he called for help and \f, required several minutes of frantic ..afford oir tho part'of res- • cucr.s Id remove the victim. As riulckly as possible Calvin's hend was dug clear of tho imiddy earth and a fow minutes Inter he \vn3 rushed to the Blytheville hospital In ' a Cobb ambulance. Calvin died in a few minutes • nfler reaching tho hospital. Phy- .ficliius who examined him' said Ills chest was severely crushed | over lhe honrt, n number of ribs '"?lng broken. The excavation In which Calvin .nd Crump worn working was one >f several which had been dug for somo lime and the -men were clearing out tho bottom of the footing when the .cave-in occurred. - The excavation was approximately nine or ten feet square nnd ton feet deep. Jcseph p. Randolph, superln- 'endent for the construction com- •inny, t ralrt offlcjats of the cotn- onny had not anticipated any cave-Ins In the smaller excavations -uch ss the ono in •'which' Calvin ivas killed and consequently • had not braced the sides with timbers, at "This hole had withstood th<^: rains without any signs of caving." Mr. Randolph said, "and we ex- ' pectcd no such trouble Jn It." He pointed out that caving had occurred In the large excavation u the renr of the lot where tho 'inscmenl of the .building will bo tocalcd, but that .with one exception ihc earth slides were caused deliberately so that sup- inrts,. could bo placed under tho P, 1 ""^"" 1 .. of tlla nllc y no-Joining the building site. Several nbhts 1*0, however, part of the west •ICe of the large excavation caved n accidentally and timbers were -"( in nine* th-re tooip'-event dan- ~-r from a po=, r lble rec"rrancc Fi'nernl arrangements for the •ictlm of Uie cnvc-ln had not bsen 'omplclcd this afternoon. The body "as removed to the Cobb Funeral Home. .- N He Is survived by his wife, Mrs. Pearl Calvin, .nnd two brothers ^foy and' Raymond Calvin, both 5f here. Four houses m tho 200 and 300 being Lke" block of East, Davis avenue hud " S * ' "visitors" Saturday night whose „„„ urll ,,,|, wero worKtn g was O n a success ran from »p obtained from of several 'which had "beSi dug °or the 0. E. Edds homo lo nothing at "--- - • •• B tho Harvey Morris residence. The burglnra apparently used nn Ice pick lo gain entrance Into the home of Edds, D. Hnintjpack and Lawrence Poscy and were In the net of entering the Morris house when Mr. Monls, who heard voices called out and Ihcy were frightened away. He salt! Ihero weio two men lalkliiK, At the Hammock house thoy obtained 53.50 from Mr. Hummock's Irouscrs. They found no money nt (he Lawrence Poscy lioitsc but took n cnn of tobacco laying nearby:" It Is believed thoy entered' tho Edds' house, at 303 East Davis nvenuo, last as Afr. Edtts was awuke at one' o^clock. The burglars took tho SB3 from his trousers but overlooked money in trousers of other members 'bf IJic^ family. Tlie trousers, purse nnd checks were found laying In the front yard Sunday morning. . Stricken Youth Is 'Adopted' By Local Residents rhe high court pointed out that. Rush Ftalt. six year old lad who by using dual lires truck owners lifts been, seriously 111 at the Blvlhc- are enabled to carry much heavier vitlc hospital from bun* received loads. If Ihc owners "wish to have when lie was helping lib dad ex- greater tonnage." the opinion on a llngulsh a grass fire, has been tem- Hempslcad county appeal read, norarllv "adopted" by Mr and Mrs "then he should gel n license cover- Enrl Damon. With nowhere to 30 where he wight obtain medical care, the Damons Invllcd him lo stay at their home while he 'is recovering from whooping cough. It was necessary to remove him from the hospital because he developed the contagious disease several days ago nnd the problem •'or what to do with him had perplexed the hospital staff. Second Car Inspection Period Now Underway New safety stickers for this year lave arrived and the sVml-anmial nspccllon of cars In compliance •Ith state regulations has started t was announced today by E E Stone, manager of the local "Safety UtirtJr the law, which went Into Jffect last fall, all care and tracks nnst pass inspection In? Ihe grealcr load." The Coca Cola Bottling company was granted n modification in a $2,500 judgment from Jackson county for "Illness and pain and suffering" resulting when S. H. I3reckinrl(l?e swallowed a spider In a bottle of the drink. The hljh tribunal said a sum over $500 Is "In excess." Factory Pledge Judgment Against Abraham Affirmed LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. Mar. 7. (UP)—The state supreme court to- dav affirmed Judgment of the circuit court for Hie Chlckasawba division of Mississippi county in favor of the Blythevillc Industrial — i —..u.. every six nonlhs, meeting safety requtre- •nents as to lights, wheel alignment brakes, windshields and other >s!nts. A 00 day period, from March 1 to June i, is allowed so that motorists may have ample time to have their vehicles Inspected and iny defects remedied, state hi "fa- wny offislals plan stricter enforcement of the Ituv/ this year and motorists who have not ; complied irith these regulations by June 1 will be arrested. As result of the first inspection last fall the percentage of unsafe cars now in operation has been materially reduced, Mr. Stone said —on and' against chadad ver^'burned ,,a7had Sln^af?ed the s&svtrira the Iscal safety Inne this month 83 verc found to meet-air requirements and many of the others needed only minor adjustments in order to qualify for the new safety stickers. Mr. Stone urged that motorists bring their MJ-S In for inspection as soon as possible to avoid the necessity of waiting In line later on when the last mnute rush begins. -„-. u . 1% , tlv , | i(lo "V II |l hospital for ten weeks as a charlt patient of M. A. Long, superintendent, as the child is not eligible for the county charity fund because he lives In Missouri. When he recovers from whoop- Ing cough It is planned lo have him enter a Missouri hospital, it Mr. Long- can obtain his entrance. The portion of his leg which was sc- organization through which the Blythevillc chamber of commerce collected funds for building the Picc-Stlx factory at Blvtheville, received Judgment for $500. Abraham had tendered $100. claiming that was the amount of his pledw instead of the $500 which the association held he had pledged. Abraham was represented by I ' " corporate prol " £„."* r -~ T "»(j utllt IV Will WlSC, (I IDliX time and lots of care to make him well again. In the meantime, Mr. and Mrs. Damon are giving him much happiness by caring for him. Mrs. Damon became interested In the child when she noticed him at the hospital one day. since then she had'visited him often and when he developed whooping cough she immediately nu.ntiniu w (M icijiesuiueu oy ""uujjuiij wusu sue immediately .Claude P. Cooper and the asso-ta^ed that he be taken into her elation by Harrison, Smith and! home. The Damons live at ^21 Taylor, local attorneys. i West Kentucky avenue WEATHER Arkansas—Pair ond warmer to- nl/nt and Tuesday. Memphis and vicinity—Pair to- nlsht. iowest temperature 38 to 42; Tucsjav fair and warmer. The maximum temperature here yesterday was 50, minimum 34, partly cloudy, according to Samuel P. Morris, official weather observer. Rainfall Saturday was, .26 ot m Inch,

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