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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XXXIII—NO. 57 -fill* Court** BlyttKrtlU D»Uy N«w» o*riU* Herdd UlwiMlppl Vtllcy THE DOMmAOT NEWSPAPER Q|> NOBTHKASr ARKANSAS AND 8OOTHEASV MISSOURI KLYTHRVIIJ.B,' AliKAN'SAS. l-'HIDAY, MAY 22, 1330 S1NGLK COPIES FIVE V^-- , ~— HIKUliK UUl'lKS FIVE CEiyrS HOJSfPASSES OVERTON FLOOD Bllt Confidential Estimate Is Between 13,200,000 and 13,900,000 Bales (Copyright by United Press) WASHINGTON, May 22. (UP>A 1938 cotton crop of between 13 200,000 and 13,900.00 bales was forecast tn u recent confidential report by government economists and statisticians, it was learned today. The report was In I'ne form of nn "economical analysis" of the new- soil conservation program. It was submitted to Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace about'0 months ago before the new program was enacted into law The report predicted that the cotton carryover In the United State on August 1. 1936, would be between 7,500,000 and 8,000,000 bales and forecast a somewhat larger carryover for Aug. 1, 1937. "A .carryover of 5,000.000 bales Is considered adequate,"'' the report added. Tne report made- no forecast on his year's prices but said that during the 1936-37 crop year prices probably will range between 40 and 60 per cent of the average price received in the period 1920 to 1929 which was 19.4 cents per pound." • "The price to growers is likely lo be higher ttian would be the case with no soil conservation program, '' the report said. Tlie estimates were based on the expectation that 35,000,000 acre* would be planted to cotton this year with normal weather conditions and per acre yield. „ WASHINGTON, May 22 (UP)— The department of agriculture crop reporting board said today that- revised- estimates of the 1935 cotton crop placed the total United States production of 1935 cotton at 10,638,000 bales compared with 9,636,000 bales In 1934 Battle With Elements to Hold Hindejilm on its second iinitrvi Qtir« c TI,« i • i , ^ , ' "' ------ .•-.•« ..... -™ -we*- «*-*«.-» ini- mumm: United states. The l,, B h wind pressing against the 800-foot side of the dirigible, IhrcWncd to teartt away from sailors In the ground crew. Colorful Centennial Pageant " Is Witnessed By Thousands More than 3000 people crowded the grandsland and overfloiv«l the p . •;. r i tilc grandsland and overfloiv«l the ays Committee Lack S' grouiids at Haley Field last night Courage to Try Him for Contempt WASHINGTON May 22 (UP) " -:- to witness t'ne colorful and hlslori- was n ballet of dancers In graceful green drapery representing -the gent timer lands of the state. •"'' 1 The finale brought Into review __. _--.„,„,_. ...^ iLiiiu^ uiirugiiu niiu rUVlPSv cal pageant depleting the history l.ttic entire cast blcndln^ the storv nf Arbmisnc Trntii IVin «..,o^—*|| ~r n. , ° ut >"J of Arkansas from the exploration of the Spanish and French through a century of progress that was cll- - the! New York Cotton NEW YORK, May Cotton closed steady. open h May July Oct. Dec. Jan. Mar. 1162 1138 1042 1031 1034 1037 1103 1141 1042 1039 1037 1042 22. (UP)_ low close 1161 1162 1136 1133 1037 1038 1034 1034 1034 IMS 1037 1039 Spots closed quiet at 1169, off 3. . Spot Avcraje Is 11.58 The average price of 7-8 middling cotton on the 10 Inch spot markets today was 11.58.'the Bly- thevllle Board or Trade reports Growers will be rmitled to a subsidy of .42 of a cent per pound on 1035 crop cotton sold today. New [jension inquiry, today' charge* cqiiimittee-lacks 'courage- to out its threat to clte^Mm for tempt of the house. Townsend's new challenge «« Issued after the committee aban- "'""" ••'•••• - ry t | ie case was ,, ales In 1934 --- -"• "'"=' ""=. <;«">»" The report safd that 27880CX>d done ? 1 ifs P la » ' = to carr; acres had been cultivated to cot- ^ fote " 1C house today." ton "in 1935 and that 27,335000 '""""' ' ------- ' "' "~ acres had actually been picked "They,haven't-got t'ne courage to curry out their threat," said the elderly pension plan founder. "I challenge them to go through with fneir plan to put me on trial-before the house." •;'.--: TOK'hsend, who said Tie would rot in'Jail.before.he would testify further before the old age inquiry, contended the committee was unwilling to accept responsibility for "any more persecution." ,- .Townseiid said committee' members "are afraid to face the American people" and forecast that they "will pass the buck to the courts rather than fry me ' house." ..' . Townsend had walked out on the „:„,„„, committee during: a stormy SES- manncr slon yesterday after charging t'ne committee with being "unfair." !ausc/of the' spectators_ was; drojyn!• ti-irt : the roar of the engine.' •••'-•-• II was the largest cast ot.playr ers and possibly' 1 the''largest audience that has ever been assembled in Blythevllle—players who won fine rccognJtlon for their splendid nortmynl of this excellently planned pageant, and an audience that was generous in praise of players and producers. Has Entusiasiic Praise . "Tlie pageant was one, of the most successful I have seen and I have witnessed practically of the Centennial observances" Mrs. Frederick Eaton, secretary to Harvey Couch, chairman of the of the century with the parade of civic clubs of the city that pictured the present with the past. . Warren . Wright and Ed •:.Davit gave the dramatic moment lo 'the Climax when (hey swooped thcli ptano across the'nagijjnt of-r.-h dred years- or.' !; i"^ ; ,-•.:. Arkansan's Good Time Find* Abrupt Ending POPLAR BLUFF, Mo.-Slierina n Kcenon, 2B, of Mount Idn., Ark. came to town assertedly "with plenty of cash and out' for a "good time." ' • • Within a few hours he was sor- nl --ry about the boast for his money was gone and lie had bumps on his Frederick Eaton. secreta'ry'ToI C ^ •"!•?, ^ f)rulses ' ey Couch, chairman of the' b ? me . bod J' who he.ird i'a e money Arkansas Centennial Observance I co " fcsslor ! slugged Kcehon, he told c ' police, after Which the officers ar- NEW ORLEANS, May 22 (UP) —The cotton futures market was irregular throughout today's session and prices closed one point lower to two points higher. open high low close Ma y 1161 11G2 1158 1162 ' i" J >' '132 1134 1130 1132 Oct 1039 1039 1033 1036 Dec 1031 1035 -030 1031 Jan 1033 1033 1031 1031 Mar 1031 1037 1037 1030b Spots closed at 1162, up 2. .t Closing Stock Prices] NEW YORK, May 22 (UP)—'. Tlie stock market made a sub-, slanlial recovery today without. I benefit of Increased trading. Voi- | nmc prices rose fractions to 2. points witli the highest grade Is- ' sues in best demand. A. T. and T 162 Anaconda Copper ... 33 1-2 Beth, steel 50 Chrysler- g^ j.j Cities Service '.'.'.'.'. 4 3.3 Coca Cola 92 1-2 Gen. Am. Tank ........ 47 }-8 Gen. Elect 36 i_ 8 Gen. Motors <jl 1-4 Hit, Harvester 84 1-2 McKesson g 7-U Montgomery Ward 42 N- Y. Central 34 1-2 Packard 10 114 Simmons Beds 2! 3-4 Standard Oil N. j 58 3-8 Texas Corp 33 5-8 U. S. Steel 57 Warner Brothers ,. 95-8 Zonite 61-8 "^, marked upon performance of the 500 characters and the excellent manner in which the detils were carded out. Arkansas' .hundred years of history was depicted in five episodes, _ , . with Martha. Ann Lynch seated in Do? Party Ends In Fifhls | a bower of roses in the center of PASADENA, Cnl. (UP)-Bobbic the stage, representing the spirit Murchistone, 7, invited all , the of the state, and its industries rep, canine possessing families in the resented by Mildred Lou Hubbard i neighborhood to said their dogs spirit of agriculture- Frances Little to help celebrate tlie birthday of spirit of Industry Polly Aim Buck said. Mrs. Eaton was enthusiastic. '"."",'.• !n her praLw of the Blytlieville I - IT ^ racc Htckmai ' '» whom the program and repeated her com-1 or )lnd »»«<'«» nbout hi? fi- ments in telephone merges to S^" S ' n "'? dr , Spic Ev , ans ' Mn "'" Little Rock Olher visitors re-' , Br " d GcorBC OIal1 ' Ulc M ~ marked unon mrformanrr- nf ihJ le L of A>lroril . "'• ki-enon was given treatment and sent home. -.... dog, Buffie. Each buk ., u log was presented with a rubber ball and a rubber Cal. Splrlt ot jLandis Explains Aims of SEC Chicago Corn May July open 63 69 6-3 high 63 59 3-4 low close 62 1-2 02 5-8 59 1-4 69 1-4 Full protection for the security holders o£ the nation Is the aim ot the government through its Securities and Exchange Commission, James M. Landis thairman of that New Deal kgency, said at the tenth annual meeting of the Assoctatcd Stock Exchanges in Cleveland, Landis is ihown here in a new picture as he attended the ses- •loni. , and Jane cd about iier. Tlie entire affair was sponsored and directed by the schools, teachers, and various civic organisations of the city. First Settlement Shown One of the most interesting and colorful scenes wns (he -founding of Arkansas Post, in the second episode, when DC Tout! in the name of the king of Prance took possession of a smtijl tract of land where he left ten Frenchmen and four Indians as an outpost to guide Ln- Salle, who had been lost, out of the wilderness. The most appealing scene to the miriience was probnbly the dances and events of the past half century that included log rollings, the , Virginia reel and the old square j dances, which were accompanied by J all the atmosphere and trapping of j that period—oxen that were used to pull tfic covered wagons of the I pioneers; horses, dogs and the ' quaint medley of songs and mode i of amusement of the early settlers. Family Marks All Birthdays in Same Month FAIRVIEW, Kas. (UP) -The Mellenbruch family 'nas a monopoly on July for birthdays. Mrs. c. l» Mellenbruch of Pair- view and her sister, Mrs. Will Barnes, Dodge City. Kas. bolh celebrate their birthdays on July 15 nlthouel.i Chey arc not twins. Mrs. Mellenbruc'h's daughter, Violet Mellenbrtich, Red Oak, fa-, and a grandson, Donald Mcllen- bruch, Powhattan, Kas., celebrate theirs on July 18. Another daughter, Mrs Ray- 0 "'!, A 'to. MorrilJ, Kas., has a irthday July 13, while Mrs. Al- july 7daUBhtcr ' R" 1 ' 1 ' celebrates Mrs. Mellcnbruch's son. oils, of Falrview, celebrates July 7. ,_ -------:"" .••'-•<*>*, Mrs. Lawrence Mellenbruch, powhattan, mother ° , ?P ald ' "'Crates July 25. > A third daughter of Mrs. Mel-1 taibmch, wilma Kathleen, ms' oorn July 2 and a grandson. Blllio fc-vnolds, July 31. To top this off. Mr. "and Mrs Mellenbruch celebrate their wed- anniversary Ji,| y 20 Former Undersecretary of Treasury Strikes al New Deal in Court WASHINGTON, May 23. (UP,)— Dean Acheson, former New Deal h.lgh otnclal, declared hi -district supreme .court today ; Kiat\the -administration's- $200,000.000 -Mimtci-' Pal power program threatens America "with state socialism" If it Is held-to bo constitutional. ' • Acheson, resigned undersecretary of treasury, made the accusation as attorney for four private utilities attacking-use of fcderalvork relief funds'to nuance publicly owned electricity systems. . ' "If the New Deal is allowcU lo do this." he told chief Justice Alfred A. Wheat. "It can lend and grant money for slate owned slioc factories, steel'; mills and even steamship lines. 1 ' ; : Boot!egge r Upheld For Ontario Jobs TORONTO. OnU (UP) - The right of bootleggers to accept government Jobs hn s been upheld by *" nlSt<!r M ' R Hc " burn ILLECiy ULLETS Italian Official Says Duin Duin Bullets Were Furnished lithiopiuns C'onyrtihl l»y Unllrd )i|-cs» CIENEVA, Mny 22.-A now Knl- lan memonimium, conlulnlng fivah evidence purporting to prove Unit British firms supplied dum dum •bullets lo Ethiopians was pub- llshi'cl by the Uvigiic of Nation's today.: , ; • • . * - After citing 155 cnses In which Italian troops allegedly wero wounded by dum ,i um bullets Fnlvie Suvlch. Ilnllnn iindersecrc- larv for foreign affairs, said: "I have already luul ocen.slon lo supply you with Information re- gardlnu dum dum bullets employed by Ethiopians, Including documentary evidence of manufacturers of such bullets by Ell Brother.'! of London und (he Kynucli- firm of UlrmhiBham." The- Italian memorandum NILS forwarded lo the leugiio on April 30, simultaneously with another Mil of accusations against tin. British, which was withdrawn from circulation among league members. British Foreign Secretary An thony Eden revealed that (| 1D British iiovernmont had. warnci the Italian ambassador. Dr. Dlno Grancll, against usliif niunutac- tured evidence supplied by one Col. Pedro Lopez. Erteti said Lonen hud offered his services lo the British government and thai when they were rejected the alleged m-oacntcur contacted the Italian embassy where, Eden charged, he did business, Despite . Britain's ,-charscs 1 that Jhc Italians made dum dum bul- ;|er accusation, on 'the ''basis •-•nj fabricated' evidencei "the ' sccoiS Ttnllan - .memorandum wna not. withdrawn and was released for publication by the league secretariat today. Two Die In Explosion At PowderPlant , 0., May 22. (UP) —Two men were killed curly, today 111 III! l>X|)llMluil ivlllcll WlX'tkcd till 1 pliint of fin; liepublleim flromo Powder of Hie blast i here. The cause not. liumcillMety . Kenneth Brown died from liijur- It'.s two hours alter the blast. ills (ellow wurkiimn, Willlnm Ktsh, suc- cumbi'ci . Defending the appointment of two convicted bootleggers' to lob' m government liquor stores, the Premier declared tfint "there was * time when bootlegging was considered Vather rcspcotablo" and Minted out that "most of the rc- spsclabtc citizens of Windsor were at one time connected with bootleggers." Centennial Stamp Sale Will Begin On June IS WASHINGTON,' May 22. (UP] — Postmaster General James A. Parley announced today tlmt the Arkansas centennial commemorative three-cent postage, stamps would go on sale June 15 nt Little Rock, The new stamps will bo the same size as special delivery issues and printed fn purple Ink. The central desl-jn is ft view of the old Arkansas state house. At the left Is a representation of the first sct- I llcmcnt In Arkansas and off (he right Is pictured the present state capilol, A United Press survey showed day labor choppers' in scattercc nreiis. rtull their hoes Monday but tlmt many of them had returned to work. Dallas Plans Tent City For Centennial Crowds DALLAS. (UP) - A tent 'city, capable of housing 1.000 Centennial visitors, W |il be erected near P™ T eXiU Ccmcn nliil Exposition grounds, according to plans by Dr. W. E. Martin, of Dallas The "canvas" city will be situated only two blocks from the Dillon grounds, wit* nearly 300 Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, III. <UP)Hogs 5000. Frequent commcnls and discussions Hogs 5000. of these scenes were voiced by the' Top looo older members of the audience as) 170-230 IDS , 985-1000 the scenes recalled their early ex- pcriences In the slate. Plantation Scenes \Southern plantation scenes Included I'he quaint costumes of hoop skirts, slave dances and the singing of the "Bonnie Blue Flag." The closing episode Included the modern achievements of the state and its resource. 1 ; which were told in dances which were artistically presented by Rulft Rhodes in an apple blossom dance giving recognition to the orchards of the Ozarks; and Ruby Nell Ogle ij a' glittering costume bearing the earth treasures. The closing dance 140-160 -Ibs.: 875-985 Rulk sows 860-875 Cattle 1500 Steers 150-815 Slaughter steers GOO-875 Mixed yearlings and heifers 150013 ' • Slaughter heifers 000-815 Beef cows 500-575 Cutters and. low cutlers 375-475 Chicago Wheat high V July 943-4 85 3-8 -low close 95 3-1 fl4 6-8 95 861-2. 86.3-8 88 1-1 built provided with - bathhouse will with _ showers and rest- walks Appreciates Aid In Staging of Pageant my sincere in behalf of tn e Blythe- vme city schools for the splendid cooperation of all who assisted In tile successful prescn- ation of our pageant. The courteous behavior of the audience and the generosity of nil w'no contributed their time, their ef- lorts and their resources m the erection and operation of the stage, in the preparation of the htfi Unl f' r d '!' '"Dishing e*- h bits for fne program and pa- «r fh ma . dc f 05516 ' 6 llle suc «« of the. teachers and. .pupils i n the large undertaking. (Signed) W. D. McCLURKIN', Supt. of Schools, Girl Scouts Sell Old Copies of Courier News Olrl Scouts of Troop 1, which Is sponsored by the Business and Professional Women's Club, sold old copies of the Courier News at the Centennial pageant last night The proceeds from the sale will be placed In the treasury The group Is attempting to raise money for the hut at the park and for a summer camp. Dop; Catcher Retires To Escape "Wise Cracks" STUTTOART, Ark. (UP)-Allan Marchand. city dog catcher who is completing life first two-year term in office, has announced to friends that he would not be n candidate for rc-clcction. Marchand insists thai the pi- sltlon of dog catcher Is an honorable one, but that the continual "wise cracking" of citizens for t'ne past, two years has made the Job objectlounble lo him. Classroom Romances Tested by Professorj WINDSOR. Out. (UP)- Gordon Duinn, a bachelor school-teacher, has evolved a sure cure for classroom romances. It Is known as the "love test." Whenever he catches two lovelorn pupils gazing soulfully at each other he seats them together. After two weeks of it, he says, they u-on't even talk to each other. Strike Picket Lender Would Rcslraiu Chief From Interference MKMPH1S, Mny 22 (UP)—An tUtempt \\us made today to have 1'ollcc Chief will D. Lee placed under n IMICO bond or his activities iignlnst picketing the llamlmn urldfio over tho Mississippi to prevent unemployed from entering East Arkansas cotton fields where n cotton choppers strike has been called.. ; Attorney If. I. QoldbcrBcr petitioned Criminal Court Jiidire Tom Iliirsh for a pence bond'to- day In behalf of James M. ourtls of Memphis, president of tho Workers Alliance of America, nnrt one of four pickets lined In city court recently on chaises of vagrancy mid disorderly conduct In connection with picketing activities. . Ooldbcrgci' he had four witnesses, In addition to Curtis who .would testify Curtis was l'i diuiyor of liiMni! donV.Brea^ bodily harm -by tho 'ohlci Vvmlji* .iic^lc restrained.' ^ ,' ' "* ---"•;•• 'Judge Harsh ordered lierirlng Jiiuue Harsh ordered hearing """'pi, FOJjriim in such mnimc postponed on . the' petition, iuiitl) ""U .'they..mny-un used for hydro- Chief T,ei* Vffnrnc ri-rtu, i, npi.i,.~ ClcCtl'll! lw}wpr. Chief Lee returns from u fishing trip In Arkansas. The chief was due back late today. refute rcporlii by ^.he Southern House Passes Contiol Bill, 162 to 156, Boosis Ap- propriaiion WASHINGTON, May 22. (UP)— Tim Overtoil-Wilson Hood control bill was passMl by Uio home today. The vole was 102 lo IliB The bill carries $308.000,000 instead "f $213,000,000 to, nnssed'by the seiiitto. H now goes lo conference with Ui^scimte lo adjust dllteieniM The measure embraces the so- ciillcd Murklmm plan, This teeks lo control Mississippi Uici Hoods tiiroii B -n construction of rcscnolrs <m the river's lowej roaohc'i 'I'hc bill has no relation to thn WOOpflOO ohmlbiu} Hood control "HI passed by ihe senate ycstcivjay and Iho house last year. An nmeiidmenl, estimated by flpusc Flood Commlttco Chairman nilcy J. Wilson (Uom, LT) to cost an additional J120.000.000 \\tij, ghen lioiise approval H «ould lemilre the Roycrnmcnl lo pay the cost of Jn'ntl requtrwl for leservoln and Ilowagc on the Aikunsis and whlto nvers. Highway rights nrc not jjT- • eluded, however. Another: amendment snoiuoicd by to|>,-Tlionmi A Joiiklin (Rep, Ohio) was also inpprouxl This, Jenkins said, v,ould icqulre that local Interest contribute 60 nor cent of the costs of rlghis ot way and damages Incurred clnrlti g uork on the projects involved Supported by Ohnlrmtin Wilson tlio measure had ni«t vlaoious O p- poslllon trom oastcin reiircsentii- tlvcs w )io felt the measure (llwrlm- limtcs against their dlslrlcU T ."V' -SI]'""jlhprlzca nrmy cngl- (." ''jy^fw*?-- 1 R V chpriitDs liijlhe 'to'cojisiriicl'iinnii! fn'ildiii^i. t S)'.fim control; program in such manner .- I»wcr. The Overtoil bill provisos $10 000,000 for flood control work on tho in. utlLr. uuc Uglily. u uujuuu lvn uuvu LUII1LU1 Vl OrK Oil UIO Meantime planlcm continued lo st -Francis rlvci and its trlbulniloi ifnir, >-nii.i..i,'- i... 'n,^ r, ., _ nivl tfjnnnnfinn tf*. 11 _*^». i__ . and $120,000,000 foi 13 rcsoivolrson muni: ru];orLs uy ^ne oouthcni " nl *»*y>uvu,uuu 101 i;j resoi vous on Tenant Fnim Union that 3,000 " )c Willie river and 13 reservoirs cotton choppers were on ntrlkc ill I °" " lc Arkansas rlvei In Aiknmns three cast Arkniuais counties. | • Dick Valres Appro\al MEMPHIS, May 22 (Ul>)—W H. Will 'Deliver Address On Presbyterianism Tonight The Rev. uen u. i, ncc y, D. D, president of Union Theological Seminary nt Richmond, Va., will •speak on "75 Years of Presbyterianism" in n riidlo broadcast to. night, 8:30 o'clock, over WSU Atlanta, oa. Br. Lnccy Is attending the general assembly of the Southern Presbyterian churcli at Augusta Oa., where the llev. Stuart H. Sal-' moil, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, is ihLs week. 'French Prelate Defies Vatican -' ."••tj •*" \wi i (> |i, Dick, prcsldcnl "I the Mississippi Hlvcr Hood Control association,' predicted this afternoon fjinl piss- age of tho Overtoil flood control bll Imcans expenditure of $150,000,- OtO for construction In this territory. Dick said: "We arc especially pleased ullh the house's action In including,the 20 reservoirs to be built in Arkansas for ilood contiol. Tills nmenl-' mcnt makes it nn adequate and satisfactory bill" Snake Picture Awes Monkeys TOLEDO (UP> — The superintendent of the Toledo Zoo discovered that monkeys were escaping from their moat by springing; from a rock over a wall. He had a picture of'a large snake painted on the wall. Since that time, he has not lost R monkey. Principal in France's sensational Roman Catholic Church dispute, Archbishop Andre DuBois dp In Villcrabel, above, 72, defied a order deposing him as aposlolie administrator of (he Rouen diocese, pending his personal appeal lo Pope Pius. He was ordered removed for an alleged breach of church discipline in permitting civil proceedings against his" formev ^vicar-general on charges ot. .financial. Irregular iliei,; Funeral Services Held For Mrs. E. M. Fowler LUXORA, Ark.—Mrs. Marjorle Day Powler, 40, wife of E, M.-Fowler, died at file Memphis Baptist hospital lost night after having been a pnticnt there for a week. Funeral services were held this-afternoon, 3:30 o'clock, nt the horns. with the Hcv. L. p. Fleming, pastor of the Baptist church, officiating. A native of independence county, Ark, Mrs. Fowler was married 'to Mr. Fowler 23 years ago. They moved lo Luxora in 1918 where Mr. Fowler has since been cnjaeea-ln farmlus. Besides her husband she Is survived by ten sons and daughters, among whom are twin .daughters born a month ago, her mother, and three brothers., Hcrberl, Dud and Orau Gay, of Flora, Ark, and' R sister, Mrs. Ira Cooper, of Bur- dctte. 5,OOG To Hear Cobb At Newport Meeting NEWPORT. Ark.. May 12. (UP) — More than 5.00(1 northeast Arkansas farmers galtiereii here today for tho farm bucnu's one-day meeting and hear addresses by agricultural lenders. Cully A. Cobb, director of the' southern region soil conservation work, was to addriM tlm gathering during the afternoon session. WEATHER Arkansas—Partly cloudy tonight and Saturday. -:" Memphis and.;.vicinity -- Parily cloudy tonight and Saturday, Not much change in temperature. Tlie maximum temperature here yesterday was 89 degrees and- tlie minimum, 6i degrees, clear, according to (be official weather observer; Samuel .F; Norrls,

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