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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 29, 1939
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS - _____... THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS • A«n 'inn*,n- im ..,_„„. -*-1-"-« T? K_/ ',- ,'<•-' '•- '„;-."•.'VVvSi -" ' ,. •« < ,; --;/1 / 'i ' .< H.-jl VOLUME XXXVI—NO. 8G. niylhevllle courier Blythevlllo Herald Mississippi Valley louder Hlylhcvllle Dally Mews Warn Hitler Against Military Move In Danzig's Direction ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI ARKANSAS, TIIUHSDAY, JUNE 29, 1939 By United Tress Poland joined with Great Britain and France today i online Adolf Hitler that any military tlinist in Danzi ' being smuggled from Germany into Danzig, that barracks had been built or taken over for the 'free corps and that large numbers ot Danzig youths had been sent to Germany for training. Most of these reports asserted that 3,000 or 4,000 German troops had filtered Into the free city and that an internal coup to seize control and proclaim reunion the Reich was planned. Germany meanwhile was snid to have about 10 submarines—more than during the World War—in Baltic waters ami to be completing a scheme for close aerial cooperation with her ally Italy. .. . In (he orient Japanese navy authorities threatened to bottle up any British warships that remained in the blockaded port of Foochow which will be mined by the Japanese as a result of the order for foreign shipping, to avoid the port British protested but their warships were expected lo move out of the river rather than' lie marooned there by the mines New York Cotton NEW YORK. June 29. (UP)— Cotton; closed steady. _,• . V open, high low 'close'' '« .^".- "Qift T' ' Qi-3 . •- mc--T.''nVn Oct. : .. Dec.' '. Jan. ,. Mar. .. May .. Spols closed nominal at 083 changed. • ' 8«9 .852 840 833 828 943 878 858 845 838 832 935" 807 850 840 831 827 941 873 854. 8« 837 830 llll- ; i New[ Orleans Cotton NIJW ORLEANS, June 29. (UP)— Cctton futures closed steady today- unchanged to cff 50 cents a bale' would create grave danger to European peace President Mosclekl, speaking to«r- Ihe nation by radio during a naval and mllllnry demonstration at the • Port of Gydnla, declared Poland's' desire for peace but emphasized that she, never would give up th Polish Corridor,' pathway to th Baltic sea. Although Berlin denied any movement of German troops into Danzig or the formation of a free corps the reports ot preparation fo ..some action in thai European dan ger spot continued. Nazi officials admitted, for In stance, that Danzig was strengthening Its own defense forces, presumably because of its hazardous position, since Poland and Germany warned .each other not to attempt an invasion of the free city The reports-were that arms were B H. F. McElroy, Forme " Kansas City Officia Charged With Theft KANSAS CITY, June 29 <Up)The county grand jury loday In diclcd H. p. McElroy, Kansas City 1 first city manager, who resigns last month during the cleanup tha sent Boss Tom Pendei^nst to prison McElroy was charged with em bemlement. Named with him wer J. J. Pryor, head of a contracting company which has obtained manj city contract? from the Pendcrgas machine and John J. Raihford head of the IMhford Engineering The latter two were charged witli receiving embezzled funds. Co. SPEC! 15 HEtD Lie State House Observers Predict Legislative Call Before Sept. 15 BY FAT WALSH \ United Press Correspondent LITTLE ROCK, Ark, June '29 (UP) _ Slateliouse observers this reek were predicting (hat a special iession of the General Assembly yould be called by Governor Carl I. Bailey before September 15th- to pproprinte ' additional h i gh wi'y building funds, if ' the'Tproiwscd bond refunding program Is carried >ut by the state's chief: executive. Close advisors of the governor arty this week confident that the late supreme court-in it's.-deck- on to be ' handed down on July Oth, would find that the executive jad the power to refund the state's bonds. The governor Monday succeeded hi cutting red tape to get a test case in the name of Roy Matthews North Little Rock tax payer and' bond holder se"t for arguments before the supreme court on July 3, making it possible fo'r the tribunal to hand down a decision before taking it's summer recess on Julv 10th. . - -,<. uo u o.™ „ Whllc opponents of Governor Spots closed at 950, unchanged ^ !llle J' today "'ere expressing their _ " 'Idoubt on his ability to carry out Ktnrk Prifea llis Prosed bond refunding pro- OlUt/C f} ICeS gram, the executive's friends and July ... ' Oct. ...... Dec ........ Jan -Mar, J May open 950 881 8S2 847 843 840 high 950 888 809 851 84S 842- low 943 878 851 347 843 83G close 944 eso 805 853 845 839 . NEW YORK, June 29 (UP)— Fears of further German aggression in Europe brought heavy selling into the stock 'market today and sent prices down one to more than four points to the lowest levels since (he middle of May ' Anaconda. • Copper Associated DC. ........ 211-2 71-8 Beth Steel . .............. 51 Boeing Air ............... .. 17 7-8 Chrysler ................. CG 3-8 Coca Cola ...... . ...... -... 1213-4 General. Electric .......... 323-8 General Motors .......... 41 Int Harvester ............ 54 Montgomery Ward ........ 47 1-2 N Yi Central .............. 125-8 Packard .. ............ 31-8 Phillips .................. 32 Radio Schenley Simmons .'. Socony Vacuum . Standard Oil N J Texas Corp 35 U S Smelt 49 U S Steel 43 7.; 5 1-2 11 1-2 19 7-8 11 1-4 40 3-8 Livestock EAST ST. LOUTS, June 20 (UP) —Hogs: 9.500 . Top, 7.40 170-230 Ibs., 7.20-7.35 140-160 Ibs., G.25-G.50 Bulk sows, 5.00-C.OO Cat lie: 2,300 Steers, 8:25-9.50 Slaughter steers, 7.00-10.25 ' Mixed yearlings, heifers, 7.75-9.25 Slaughter heifers. 7.00-10.00 Beet cows, 5.15-6.50 Cutters and low cutlers, 4.25-5.50 Brokerage Agent Tells 0 $430,000 Loss Withi One Week June 2 tlie brokerage firm "whip day account revealed lo Charles Fenner, senior meinbe of Ihe firm, of Fenner and Be-in New Orleans; made the liwln .ton when he reported for call be fore an East Baton Rouge pa! is grand Jury Investlgnlliig the nl cgcd embezzlement O f the fornn Aulsiana Stale University presf dent for whom $2,750 reward 1m been offered. Fenner told reporters that lit irst estimate of $350,C«) in losse by Die Smith account was only ccoJIeclloii nnd that later n«ui ndicatcd the losses would u •Mirer $430,000. If 'the' figure is correct n balanc f $70,000 remains of the $500,00 Smith wns known to have boi owed under the university's num. rom three banks. . Fenner said that his firm ha. aid the Smith account a lolal o 41.960 in two checks on June 15 nd June 20. Smith disappeared June 24 aftci endering his resignation to the icn Governor Richard W. Lcche Some officials believe that Smith lay have the $41,000 with him h is flight from the charges ot cm ozzllng $100,000 of the university'! ion ey. While the East Baton Rouge rand jury went deeper Into the caudal, a police report from Ne\\ rleans said that Smith was be- eved to have maintained a suite a New Orleans holcl under the line of a state official. i. R. Henderson, 71, Of Pemiscot County Dies HAYTI, Mo., June 29.—Funeral 'rvices for George Rile Henderson, ;, pioneer Pcrnlscot farmer, who led . suddenly ;' of ••• organic •. heart -cubic,' while cnroulc lo' : a''-Mci-ii- hls, Tenn., hospital'- Wednesday lorning, will be held this atter- oon at Dry Bayou -community dp'near here..-interment will e made, at Dry Bayou. The deceased was presiding Judge ' the county court from 1015 to '18, and at one time was a mem- cr of the St. Francis Levee Board. prominent farmer, he had been ctive in official capacities in emiscot County until the later ears of his life. Ho-was born in vnnsvllle, Ind,, In 1808. ill Brown To Head Manila Lions Club William Brown became president the Manila Lions club in the ^'!ta!latlon meeting last night, hich followed the annual picnic advisors were confident that he (held at the reservatlon'hea would be successful and if so, that ters of the Big Lake game It would be the main plank in a """' campaign for rc-ctection in 1D40 lo « third term in office. Tlie governor himself remains silent on the question of a third term, but is confident that a favorable decision" by the tribunal on July iQth, will enable him to carry out the refunding program. Before leaving for Washington and New York on Monday night Governor Bailey said he would delay the calling of a special election In the fourth congressional district for a week or more, thus giving the prospective candidates for the place additional campaigning time. Fadjo Cravens, son of the late Congressman Ben Cravens, and one of tlie candidates for the vacancy, tills week said his friends throughout the district were ready to canvass the countryside in his behalf and that he would have a perfect organization in the field before the election. Chicago Wheat , open high July 71 i_ s ' 12 Sept. 12 1-2 73 low 11 1-4 12 1-8 close 11 3-4 12 3-4 Chicaffo Corn , , open high low July 47 3-8 47 3-4 4C 1-8 Sept. 49 i-4 49 5.3 48 3 . 4 Roosevelt Signs Rivers, Harbors Bill WASHINGTON, June 29. (UP)— President Roosevelt today signed the $305.188,514 appropriation bill '"10 rivers and harbors and above the The funds were carried In the rjATT^J 1 ™'!™, 5 !' 11 ! ^»i' »V"tnelame William Borowsky. retiring secretary after having served five years In that cilice, was presented a past secretary's pin for '•faithful work performed during- n long period." Kendall Berry was installed as Ihc new vice president, w W Fowler as secretary, nnd Blythe Childress as treasurer. Bob Joe David is the retiring president. Tlie 40 men present included the 25 Lions club members and a number of visitors. Canadian Author Awards To Be Presented Soon HALIFAX, N. S. (UP) — Governor-General Twccdsmuir's literary awards for 1938 will be presented during the 19th annual convention of the Canadian Authors' Association, which will be held here from July 3 to July 5. Tlie theme of the convention Vfill bc "Down the years from '21." Punctuality Personified By Four in Family ALBANY, N. Y. (UP) - The Sweden's King ! in Air Unifo'rm SINGLE COPIES iPIVB Sweden's King Gustav dressed for first time in uniform of air force when he presented ston'd- ord to squadron of. Swedish ab; ^ force in Stockholm,'«' ; * in the southern throughout the entire U. S. with . Girl and Dog Rout Thief CLEVELAND, O. (UP)-A bicycle .tlilef hasn't, a, chance with n- i piled 10 years of attendance. perfect school Halifax Youths Enlist HALIFAX (UP) _ The crack ^cliton'al Writer For Mejm- phis Paper Uiges Optlm-^ ism For Fuiuie Members of,. Bh'lheville's three k "^ cliibs, Rotary, Lion -„„<( £j- is, meeting nt the Hotel Noble Ml night for dinner heard W-C caguc,- editorial writer for 'the lemphis commercial Appeal,: em- hnskc world and sectional changes i the last 10 years and urge resl- cnls of the mid-south area to rc- olce In the . possibilities for dc- clopnienl in thjs territory Mr. Teagtie, principal speaker" or ie meeting, urged his listeners lo «l aside doubts and mlsapprehen- otis as to the nation's future and evote themsclvts '.wholeheartedly (he improvement of business and vie relations ' ales. C. M. Buck, president of Ihe Ki- anls Club, at whose invitation the her civic clubs met in the John ssion, presided. J. Nick Thomas 15 master of ceremonies. Miss 10 Gamer rendered u solo comnanled by Bernard aooch George D. Pollock jr., Klvvonis ce president, welcomed members Ihe other clubs. Mr. Tcngue insisted that his stcners rcnllzir they were living cw In 193D, for good or tad, and at Ihe days of 1929 are past. He id there were no immediate pros- 'c!s cf any return to prosperity of e era ending in 1929. Tlie newspaperman urged avold- ice of a common fault of the day •bjaming the administration of deral, state and other political txlivlslons for all misfortunes. e said it was common practice blame the admiiilslrallon and clitics for troubles iwlth which ey had no connection. Civic clubs were cited as exam- es of community serving Inslltu- ons by Mr. Teaguc who expressed easure at appearing before a Jolrit ectlng of such clubs. Evan w. Carroll' of Memphis, pysl president of Hie Memphis Kiwanis club, Pugh Moore, of the Memphis office of the Associated Press and T, M. Hutson, of Maiden, Mo., were visitors. Clayton and Caruthevs To Be Electrocuted For Attack On Girl Here Their long awaited fate-death in the clcclrlc ch'atr— appeared ccr- tnln early on "black" Friday for, Jlui X. Canilhers and liubbles Clayton. Ulytlievllle negroes, after Acting Gov. Hob Bailey refused to 1 Intervene yesterday. Urged by u itolecnllou of negroes' lo grant u reprieve 16 enable Jaw- >ers to study possible further legal moves (the U. s. supremo court recently' refused lo review their I case) Acting Gov. Bailey replied! pointedly and briefly; "The crime for which n Jury convlclcd those men was committed h\ 1834. TI, O case has bccu In he courts four years; that should he lime enough." Thus any hope the two husky negroes.may have had for avoiding paying the supreme penalty for- attacking n while E lrl here late in 1934 appeared gone. Ualley salit he was besieged by telegrams urging that he commute sentences of the two to life Imprisonment or that he grant 30-t!ay stays of execution. Several of the telegrams came from New York Most of them Insisted that Clayton anil Caruthers were Innocent of the crime for which they were convicted by a circuit court Jury here lu April, 1035. When the l\vo negroes—Inmates of the death house for four long jcars—nre electrocuted tomorrow It will mark Ihe final end of one of Ihc longest fights ever H-ngcd lu this.stale In nn effort lo avoid the death penally. Convicted by a jury of criminal attack upon n while girl on a lonely road iienr here Iti n "petting parly" holdup and sentenced by Judge Nell Killotigh of Wynne lo die the negroes, through, their counsel and .with help of various negro orgnn'U aUlons carried their fight through the state and federal court's lo the highest tribunal lu the country. Their direct, appeuls ia the stale supreme court were .denied and applications for -.writs , of v ai\abcas corpus were, filed In .federal:.dls it,t*lrl. "/*Pni-l • Tf urn,. (., ':ii,^ '- r-Ti-.A -frlct court. It wns In Hheijedera SmrtTSST.1 «IT* T> district court that Ihc cases i-nfi' '?„' L? 011 ' 1 ° A «* als - Watch 20 Go By; Their Turn Now TUCKER PRISON FARM, Aik., Juno M. (UN-Prison officials toiluy .slmvcd Ihc heads of three condemned negroes who shortly after dnybrcak tomorrow will be elcclroculod for' the crimes of rape and imivde'r. Officials estimated that the sun will rise nt 1:52 am. tomorrow and Ihe electrocutions are scheduled shortly afterwards. Of the condemned; negroes J"?77 Jlni , x - Cpiithcrs OIK! nubbles claylon 'of Mississippi counly—have been In death row for more than four years clnce Ihe r conviction of altacklng u white woman near Hlythcvlllc ))1 '9Jt. ; i ' '( ' " The third, Sylvester Williams, wns convicted nt Pine ninff this yenr of having- attacked and slain ii white'clrl, Cnriitlicrs mm Clnylon Imvc seen 20 ineii-iicBroes and whites -AMI* (o the clcclrle clmlr to which they will walk'tomorrow For nil of these men the no-' Bi'oes Imvc sung spirituals lind they have requested the rcinnln- liiB Inmates of the dcalh house- two negroes and one white—to sing for them tomorrow morning. Southern Textile Mdnufac hirers Lay -Founclatioi For Court Action ATLANTA, q n ., June 2fl. <UP)- Soulhern textile manufacturer mid tlui foundation for a fcdera court fight ngnhut the wage-hou admlnlslrallon today as they con tinned testimony, More Aclmluls trator Elmer P, Andrews In oppo slllon to the establishment of rays-cciH minimum 'hourly wag for (heir Industry. Attorneys for the manufacture and organized labor alike Inter rupted testimony frequently to en ler objections In accordance , will a section of (he Palr'Labov siau clards Act providing that such ob Jectloiu, to propose /minima mm he urged befoie Ih? admlnhtrri (Ion require-1 a', review by a U-E Police Force Required To Write on Speeches FA1RFIELD, Conn. (UP)— Police* Chief Arthur J. Bennett, tired of) references to up his mind know all tho .... Hie' cases wel'e lodged for. the longest time, partlj due to the death of Judge John E. Martlncau during the pendency of the cases. Counsel for the negroes attempted to Inject the famous Scotfsboro, Ala. casse Itsila (absence of ncgrccs from the Jury panels) Into tlie ease but the U. S. district court and the U. S. circuit court of appeals denied' their plea,'presented ns It was an a writ of habeas corpus attack.,The United stales supreme court simply refused to re-, view their cases, In eifecd upholding the judgment of 'the circuit court of appeals. Several Mississippi County peace officers and oilier citizens of this section will go lo Tucker Prison "'arm for Ihe execilllons, Eugene Dickinson, Richard Dickinson, Raymond Bomar, Russell Relnmillcr and Eddie B. David of this city, and William Brown, of Manila arc among those planning to go! County Students Are Accorded High Rank FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.—Four' Mississippi county students ranked In the upper.icn per cent of their classes at the University of Arkansas College, of Agriculture during the Spring semester,, according to J. V. Highflll, assistant to the dean. Three of the group were juniors. They are William Avenere Fnught, Blylhevllle; John Madison Stevens, Dell; and Wljllom Furlen Wright, Bassett. Hlldrcd George Bunch of Blythevllle made tlie highest grade point, In the freshman class. • S taf K r t a court lest, even'-lit- tcr Andrews approves or rejects the minimum wage recommends by he textile - Industry commlUce No. 1. ' ' The. court baltle, If It develops obviously will spcclflu textile concern decisions Andrews and hot •he general' couslllullouallly of the act Itself. Meantime, the manufacturer* under the guidance of 'ryrc Taylor, attorney for their national ns- soclallon, continued opposition testimony. Tlie general Ircnd of the southern mm owners arguments closely paralleled the Industry committee, minority. report • which urged Andrews to reject the majority recommendation of 32i(. cents. E, A. Stacy's Auto Damaged By Fire A car belcnglng to B. A. Stacy was slightly damaged by nrc last night, 8:30 o'clock. 'Hie machine caught afire back firing while It was being driven down Broadway. Imperial Airways Names Matrons for Airports ) police work, given by an authority. The men then arc next meeting. They, will bc Englishwomen living in the locality, with Caruthersville Probe Is To Be Continued CARUTHEnSVILLE, Mo., June 20 —It was Indicated here yesterday by thp members of the committee conducting art Investigation into the alleged misuse of city-owned equipment, materials and workers en private construction nnd hnul- lug Jobs, tluit the Investigation would not be concluded this .week. It wns at first expected the liear- kig would be concluded last night, but members of the committee indicated that additional witnesses were yet to bo questioned. Thus far, about .twenty have appeared before the committee, comprised of Obyc Coker, chairman, nnd Dick Lewis and Wymau Dillman. James M. Reeves, local attorney, is assisting In the Investigation having been retained by the committee. The Investigation meetings arc being held lu closed session. Senate Ratifies U. S.- Britain Barter Treaty WASHINGTON, June 29 (UP) — The senate today ratified a treaty authorizing a barter agreement with Great Britain by the U. S. will exchange 600,000 bales of cotton for a stock of British rubber. Mormon Colony Stunted By Insufficient Water WENATCHEE, Wash. (UP)—All that keeps a^ colony of 52 Mormons from expanding five-fold at White Bluffs near hero Is an insufficient water supply. The Mor- Administration Puts Pressure On To Save! Power For Roosevelt Juno 29. bill befoi-e — The ILEBOFifl BY Wi ,, isconsm's Biggest Man nunt bids In Death Of tomorrow. Shock troops In th«'fight to wirl Kick the devaluation power stripp from tho chief executive by thd senate weie tlie senate and hou conferees on the monetary bill, President Roosevelt surveyed tli'J situation with House Leader Saipl Rayburn and Senate reader Ba'rkil Icy at an emergency white housi CQIIfaience this morning. CABLE, v/ls, June 20, (UP)— August Duclo, 30, alln.-. nay ohon fugitive slayer of l\\o Howard lavcm kcepeis, «as .shot mid killed at dnybrcak today by a posse which had been hunting for him for 13 days. The woodland _ ... the lower chamber would! Insist that Ihe piesldent's power! over tho dollar by restored.' If the] senate declines to yield lt'was"lnJ dlcaled the whole monetary bll'L may b c allowed to lapae Umporar-l ny at the deadline hour of 12-01 a.m. Saturday. •.' The emphasis placed on the flghtl lo win back dollar devaluation! power was backed up by a press! - - ^earch, one of Ilia conference statement from Sccre-l h! 8 ^!.,,.'""" . ! .'!" !(s H TC1 ' «'ltnc.ssesd i1;°'^. °f Tieasury Henry Mdrgen.-| , ~. *» *-,i vi. (I lLlli;oa(;QL| u northern Wisconsin, began June 17 when Olson, llcclng OH a miner charge, shot oud'klllcil Ihc two Inveru keepers who had been deputized to arrest him; A posse siuv the two-gun dcs- IKrndo sneaking through Ilia wood* enrly today, near a resort 25 miles southwest of Ashland. "Halt or we'll shoot," they com- mntuled. ) The killer quickened'his pace. ' The posscmcn, expert marksmen for the most part, fired and ohon fell dead. 'Hie fugitive killer wiu, unshavenj gaunt from hunger and pcppeicd with mosquito and Insect bites. HH clothes, wcie bcdiagglcd and lorn by his long night throiiKh the north woods thlckel? nml sodden /ran traveling tluough rain mid tangled swamplands In which ho had hidden. MFERS IKS His Testimony Is Linked Closely With That Of His Wife LOS ANGELES, June 20. CUP)— Tlie Rev. Joe Jcffeis, who with his wife is accused of Immoral con- liicl,- returned (o the witness stand Ulan Jr, that farmers and business! men "had better stait worrying! seriously about the dollar" if con-1 Bless refuses to extend the aulhor-il Hy. , - i-1 Moigcntlrau said the senate ac-'l Uon would ''take the country bacit The second vital sector of the I legislative front concerned the tl,-l 808,800,000 1040 relief bill approved! last night by the senate wlthl Sweeping changes and additions' to I ,,.,"i le "' i " re |)nssec ? ,1*1 u "s house^ today I ihLs house was promptly 'sent senate conference wheio It was hoped dilleicnces may I bo speedily adjusted so that It may 1 be sent to Pjesldent Roosevelt's! desk for signature befoio the dead- 1 lino on oxplmlloii of current relief! fumls tomorrow midnight. ?•] However should a last minute I Jam develop It was believed a slm- I pic resolution would be passed by I both chambers providing tempor-l ary fumls to continue VVPA until I tha full yeai's bill v,ai, Ironed Into I shape satisfactory to'_bblli houses, | CCC Program .To 'Be , * '• r ^ ' The pre-orlentatlon program for Ihe July ,CCO enrollment period will be -held nt the BIythevilia couit house auditorium Friday rooming, 110:30 o'clock, It has been announced by Marvin c. Crltten- 1 flpli, Mtwlssippt County Welfare I Director, > ? l | Speakers will be Lieut. Ban Fer- f rar, medical officer of'the United - - ...... — ... ....... e Ofiay. to complete Ms' story of Ihc I Slates army now stationed at the ncWcnts o C ncWcnts occurring at his home '' he nleht lie and 'his' nvlfe akcn Into custody. Many, members of,his Kingdom Jluirch heurd him .say yesterday hat he remembered nothing after ic had laken a drink of champagne The ncv. jotters said ho believed hat jhc had been drugged and lint If he was n party to an ob- cenc exhibition he wns unaware of It. He rcuentcO, almost verbatim, he testimony his wife hnd given 'arllcr. The Rev. Jeffers said that Mar- ;arcl Morgan, beauty 'parlor operator, had come uninvited to his ionic on the night of March 0 and hat she became extremely ill after he had had a few drinks. He and his wife put Miss Morgan o bed he said and paid no attcn- lon to her the remainder of the light. camp of llaytl, Mo, Major were ] Iv i" W, Crawford, of the Arkansas L Nallonal Guard, and an onrolleeor'l Ihe Hayll CCO cump who will speak " Informally of the camp life and experiences of an enrol lee, 't - j Ten young men Irom this county will be selected after n physical examination has been given by Dr. , R. E. Schlnnei, director of the 1 county health unit and formerly with the CCO. Mr. Crlttcnden has Issued an invitation lo the public to attend this" meeting, the second to be held here in recent months In an effort to better acquaint the public wltlTttie high type of young men being sent" to CCO camps. i-ormer Local Resident Heads Bankers' Group MONTGOMERY, Ala., June 29.— he Montgomery chapter of the American Institute of Banking has of Burdette, officiating, elected William H. McKenzle of the ~ " " Jnlon Bank & Trust company as Is president for the ensuing year. Burdette Child Dies Wednesday Of Colitis ' Elmei White of Burdetlc, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. H. 'White, died' yesterday afternoon at the family residence. The two-year-old child' had been 111 ten days of colitis. Funeral services were held this afternoon at Sandy Ridge ceme-' '-- with the Rev. J. W. Mitchell succeeds Merrill it. Wy- U, retiring president. Mr. McKcnzle, son of Mr. and irs. W.' M. McKenzfe, is a nephew of Mrs. Mary Phillips Robinson, •frs. Marcus Evrard and Mrs. Mar- :aret Flanagan and formerly lived icre for a number of years. iospita! Orderlies Off To Amazon Jungles CLEVELAND, O. (UP) — Two oiilhs who grew; bored with .the monotony of city life have set out i) a 5,000-mile trip to gather dia- icnd chips In Salvador and attar f rare crchlds from Amazon river mgles. William Downing,, 13, and Clif- J G AdSTuh'™" " U ;"'-<"'Vor d ^nley72fl cit/hopual o-" J. G. Adams, who was I- - year-eld Dorothy Schneider and Man h ter RcZ nf one of^he ^ *L Pa JL* ? e L al « d >° '-'tot J- *' ° ne ° f "^ wrcst-thrblcycle r nTher 1 ;?^ SMV >?"?' ^'T ^ m "*"« to MId thc most wheeled it hcrne. Pal bit h?m on rZe S^Z*™*L !^ ^5, 1 '?"" ?«»««*<* «» ™': required to write a 200-word digest Besides his parents he is survived by four brothers, Walter, D. H. Jr., Herbert and Herman' White, and two 'sisters, Mildred and Ethel White. Hanna Funeral Home was in charge. Dixie Clipper Wings Way Toward Portugal HORTA, Azores, June 29 <UP>^ Pan American airways' Dixie clipper, carrying the first fare-paying airplane passengers to Europe, landed here at 8:52 a. m. today and look off for Lisbon, Portugal on the second leg of its flight at 10.-3G a. m. WEATHER Arkansas—Mostly cloudy, local showers in east portion this afternoon or tonight; Friday partly cloudy. ' „ Memphis and vicinity — Partly' cloudy tonight and Friday, not much change in temperature. ' The maximum temperature here yesterday was 89, minimum 68, cloudy, with .24 of an Inch rainfall, according lo Samuel P. Nor- rls, o'fflclal neather observer.

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