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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOLUME XXXIX—NO. 65. Blytheville Daily News Blytheville Courier Blytheville Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, MAY 30, 1942 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Wainwright Meets Japs As Corregidor Fails Death Comes To Dean Of Osceola Bar; Long Prominent In County CSCEOLA, Ark.. May 30.— Funeral services for Joseph 'Fribble Coston prominent Osceola lawyer, churchman and clean of the Osceola bar who died at his. home here a U:30 o'clock Friday afternoon fol lowing an illness of six months wil be held from ihc Methodist Churcl at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon Services will be conducted the Rev. James S. Upton, pasUn with burial in the Brmen Mauso leum. Mr. Coston had been confinec Lo his home with the exception o a few weeks in Campbell's Clini in Memphis since Dec. 3, froi injuries to Ins hip suffered in fall in Memphis on Dec. 3. E had gone to Memphis on that dat to visit his friend, Wils Davi attorney, and in stepping on th curb to board a bus missed h footing and fell. He was 73 yea old. Attended Rural Schools As one of nine children he w born near Mulberry Tenn., in Lincoln County of pioneer farmer parents in southern Tennessee and attended the rural schools of that county. He was graduated from Vancierbilt ' University. Nashville, Term., in 189'1. Beginning his law practice in Fayettcville, Tenn., he also cited the Lincoln County News of Fayetteville, Tenn.. he also edited the Tennessee Legislature. Moving to Osceola in October 1900, he opened offices in what is now "old town" along the bank of the Mississippi River, and had continued his interest and activities in religious, civic and business life of the town. He lias served practically the entire 42 years as a steward in the Methodist Chsrch, and also as chairman of the Osceola School Board for a number of years, worshipful master of Osceola Masonic Lodge No. 27; ho is also a Shriner and members of Osceola Rotary Club. At intervals through the years he has served as special judge over circuit and chancery court sessions. The law library of Mr. Costoh and his son. attorney James G. Costoiivwho is associated with his father, 'is -one of the largest in 1 the 'country totaling around 5000 volumes. He gave many volumes and material aid to the Coston Library of the Mulberry School in Tennessee named in his honor. Organized Drainage Districts Known as an able authority in Improvement District Law. he organiezd every drainage district in the county including the first petition filed by him as attorney for the late R. E. Lee Wilson, Charles M. Bell of Bassett. J. W. Rhodes and John B. Driver and others on the first Monday in April 19G2. A-s .subsequent districts were The Jap version of thc surrender of Gen. Wahuvright's forces on Corregktor. This picture WHS received from enemy sources by radio from Japan to Buenos Aires and is described a.s showing Jup General Masahru Homma (central figure right Icanini on a sword) discussing conditions of the surrender with Wainwright deft), who has papers before him. Homma had been previously reported lo have committed harikari because of his failure on Bataan. (PHOTO PASSED BY U. S. WAR UEPT. CENSOR). NEA TELEPHOTO). On War Factories In Paris Suburbs One Doomed Patriot A Woman; Guilty Of Possessing Firearms LONDON. May til). UP)-The Germans were i-xpccied to shoot four more Cviech -patriots today— making u total of 2f> martyrs— in reprisal for an attack upon Reinruirri (the Hangman* Heydrieh. It was not known here whether he was dead or nlive. The Gorman Trans-Ocean agency in a dispatch from Prague, broadcast by Radio BovHn. said a court martial had c-ondemnod four persons, among them a woman, I'oi possessing firearms. Twelve persons were shot n Brunn yesterday, the dispatch said lor having hidden persons "Knowi o have participated in aciivitio igainst German lUithorities." an ,heir property was eonufiscatei ?ive of the patriots won- womei Uisoboyod Conmxn Kdirl Three persons were shot for ha\ uig sheltered C'/.echs who tuut w obeyed the German edict, hnndo down after the attack on lleydnd to appear at v>olic.e headcmiirU 1 and obtain identification card They were thc Unit to be shot for that "crime." Six patriots had been executed previously. Although Axis radios were generous with their account* of reprisals, they scarcely mentioned ATLANTA, Ga.. May 30. (UP)— Heydrich's 'condition. A Trans- Gov. Eugene Talmadgc warned to- Ocean dispatch said 'Heydrieh. Deday Chat (hi- current gasoline ra- p^y Rr-ich Protector of Bohemia in a Attacking Hordes Of Japs Force Chinese To Abandon Strategic City Of Kinhwa UPS Of Gasoline Hitch-Hiked For Love LONDON, iMay 30. (UP)—The Royal Air Force's heaviest bombers, returning to their "Spring ofl'ensivc" after almost three weeks of bad weather, rained tons of explosives on the Gnome-Rhone Aircraft factory and the Goodrich Rubber works in the Paris suburb before dawn today. A dispatch from Vichy said the Goodrich works were "wholly destroyed" and that the raid was one of the heaviest the RAF had ever made on German-operated industry in France. • * The Germans, in sharp reprisal, heavily dive-bombed along the cast coast before daylight, and the rat- Lie of their machine guns could be heard for some distance. As dawn broke, RAF fighters chased the raiders off, and heavy gunfire was heard along the French coast. The aircraft ministry said that a "small number-' of renemy aircraft dropped bombs over thc coastal area of east and south- as t England last night, and that here were some casualties, incluri- ig some killed, but damage was light. Four of thc German planes vere destroyed. The raid on thc Gnome-Rhone vorks at Gennevilliers, six miles lorlhwest of Paris, was the third n less than two months. It was iamagcd by raids on April 5 and lioning along the eastern seaboard was having \\ disastrous eflcct on business, and added, "a going business is an asset in time of war." Talmadge said he felt it was unfair to ration ua.s in one section of the country alone. "If there must be \\ .sacrifice, it should be spread equitably," hn said. He insisted that a nationwide rationing program would result in a more generous per capita, allowance of gasoline than pro-; videcl under the present plan in Atlantic .seaboard slates. Talmadgc said he was "thoroughly in -accord" with the position taken by State 'Auditor B. E. organized educated" landowners then "un-r as to the benefits of a modren drainage system opposed bitterly the big ditches and many hot legal battles ensued culminating in the famous hearings of July 6 1908. at the old courthouse on Broadway which approximately 750 landowners represented by 18 attorneys came from every corner of the county. Almost every land owner had his little bag with him Latin American Officers Taken On Tour Of U. S. Training Posts FORT BENNING, Ga., May 30. (UP)_Brig. Gen. Amara Bitten- bourk of Brazil today said he was "amazed" at the "remarkable training program" of the U. S. Army and said he wanted "all of South America to know" the nation's all-out war effort. Bittenbourk was in a group of high-ranking military officials from 21 American republics visiting Fort Benning on a tour of American training posts. The Latin Americans expressed particular interest in a parachute demonstration yesterday. They were impressed that only four i weeks training were necessary to turn out seasoned paratroopers. 'The inevitable end of this war must be victory," Bittenbourk Kdlth King, 18. ended her long hitchhiking trek from Oklahoma to see her soldier .sweetheart, private Sum S. York of Fort, Devon.s, nour Boston, Mass. Sho and her soldier are shown holding hands over a sodii fountain. iNEA TEI.JEPHOTO). and Moravia, "still was serious condition." Unconfirmed reports circuhilcd that he had died. Berlin correspondents of Stockholm newspapers reported that he had had a blood transfusion yesterday and that his ecmition was "very serious." . Operation Reported The Swiss radio reporter! that 1 Adolf Hitler had sent his personal physician. Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Saucrbruch. to • attend He,yclrich and that he had removed throe bullets from Heydrich's spine. Neutral sources here believed that, the German revenge was much move terrible than had 1 been rc- cArthur's Allied Fliers Blast Wharves Al Ra- baul and Dili MELBOURNE. Australia, May" ;»0. <up>—American and Allied planes, attacking over ti 2000-mile front north of Australia, have left buildings and wharves utlaine at WAR BULLETINS and in it his six shooter and one brought along a rope to hang the judge. As assessments were finally approved, contracts let and the resultant benefits began to show, sentiment turned in favor of the efficient drainage system we now know that, has changed the county from a malarial swamp to the "world's largest cotton-proclucting county." He leaves his wife, who was the former Miss Cora Goodrich of Fayetteville. Tenn., one son, James • G. Coston. three daughters, Mrs. George B. Hurst, Miami. Fla., Mrs. R. W. Anderson. Paris. Tenn., and Mrs. Dudley Lynch of Osceola. and seven grandchildren. One brother. Dr. H. R. Coston of Birmingham. Aln.. survives. Sharina Mm hospitality of the Coston home through the years have been many prominent personalities including the late William Jennings Bryan, the late Senator Robert L. Taylor of Tennessee and the late Senator Joseph ' T. Robinson of Arkansas. said, "and* I think it will be victory." Will Leave Immediately For California; May Resume Schooling The Rev. Francis Smythe. who has served as pastor of First Christian Church here for the past five months, has resigned his post and will leave immediately for Califor- The RAF had the advantage of i waxing moon, and proximity. Paris is so close bombers can car•y full loads, and the planes used n thc raids—Stirlings, Hal if axes incl Manchester—can carry an average of seven tons of explosives. The Gnome-Rhone works were one of the richest prizes thc Germans won in France, and under their management has become one of the mainstays of German ait- force replacement, producing engines and parts for thc Focke- Wulf 190. the Nazis' newest fighting plane. Indicative of the Germans apprehension for the works. RAF pilots reported after their second raid that they had heavily increased anti-aircraft defenses. Before the wnr, tho Goodrich plant, near the Gnome-Rhone works, was making rubber products, principally tires. It was assumed still to be producing tires, for thc Germans. It was thc first time in almost three weeks that the bomber command had been over enemy, territory, although fighter command planes, fitted for light bombs, had been out intermittently. ng or six nia. Although his plans are incomplete. he will probably attend school there, working on his Master's de- Presbyterians Set "Reformation Day" KN'OXVTLLE. Tenn.. May 30. < UP>—-Presbyterian Clvorch delegates today began the second full day of their 82nd annual general assembly program after deciding 1o observe Sunday. Oct. 25, a.s "reformation day" throughout the church. Special collections will bo taken Oct. 25 to assist churches stricken by war. The churchwide sermon theme for the day will be "What Protestant Christianity Can Say to a World in Ruins." gree. Mrs. Smythe and son, Patrick, will accompany him. No one has been named to succeed the Rev. .Mr. Smythe. but, guest speakers will be invited to conduct, services here for the next |~^' few weeks, according to M. T.' Moon, chairman of the Board. Tomorrow morning's services will Two Blytheville Men Receive Commissions Grcar. son of Mr. and H. Grear. and Robert ncr, jr.. wno piuuL'stuu umu U agencies were driving many ealcrs mil of business by in- ic; a "double rationing" pro- in Georgia, •asher said that at the same- the individual rationing pro- was started in the state fill- stations were cut Lo 50 per of their previous monthly al- :nt of gasoline, ozens of stations have gone Df business, and that's not a hy condition." Talmadge ed, "frequently one gas sla- furnishes the income for five x families." rk Subslilulo Nearly Ready . PETERSBURG. Fla. 'UP)— A titutc for cork, processed from roots of ordinary scrub pal- o plants, will soon be manu- ired here, F3. E. Moses, vice dcnl of the Palmclex corpor- i, announced. ic flame throwers used in )pcan warfare develop a heat 000 degrees and have a range 000 yards. vealed. A dispatch from Stockholm said hundreds of hostages had been seize and would be shot unless thc guilty patriots .surrender. .Radio Moscow was. . broadcasting almost continuously to citi/.eas of the nations the Germans have overrun, urging thorn Lo "let thc example of Prague 'i.e., thc shooting of Heydrieh) encourage you and resist. "There is only one means of dey f eating the hated rule." Radio Moscow said. "That way Is through action by defending your own lives.' Held For Tire Thefts JONESBORO, Ark. (UP)— Three men are in Craighcad County jail awaiting trial on charges of Lire theft. Goodman Gnnn. 19-ycar-oki youth of Black Oak, is held on charges of grand larceny in connection with thc theft of one tire while Ray Watkins. 29, and Carl Bryant, 47. both of East St. Louis, 111., arc held on thc same charges in connection with another theft. two of Japan's biggest invasion bases, Gen. Douglas MacArthur announced i.oday. In a fierce dog fight, Allied fighter planes shot down five and damaged Ihico of a formation oC 18 enemy zero lighters over Hood Bay. GO miles .southeast of Port Moresby. New Guinea. One Allied plane is missing, but thc Allied offensive operations were carried out without loss. MacArthur's planes attacked Dili, chief town of Portuguese Timor, 376 miles northwest of Australia., in force last night. They concentrated on Lhc harbor area and saw direct hits on buildings In their target area. Other planes niitled Rabaul, the great enemy base in New Britain Island, 800 miles northea-st of Australia. Here they also concentrated on the harbor and ns they left, saw fires biasing at two whar.vcs. - Rubber used to make garden hose in the last three months of 1941 would have bullol-proofcd gas tanks on 400. U.S. Flying Fortresses. eath Ends Colorful Career 01 John Barrymore v i-'KKDKKICK C. OTI1MAN let! Press Sl;ifT Correspondent OLLYWOOD. May 30. fUP> — r ' ^BGHa^. ""= t ^HBKSwWwfc. Here. Barrymore liked to call in the press (which thoroughly enjoyed being called even if none. VICHY, M'wy M. (I'D— A scrirs of h«avy RAF raids, tho third starting shortly ' hH'ore midnight, and Insting three hours, battered the whole »"- •dustriiil region north west of Paris, killing -10 persons and gravely injuring 100 others, an official communique snid today. The British planes, flying over the French factory regions »" successive waves, blasted iin important power station and "destroyed" the Goodrich Rubber VVojrk.s, the statement said. Nl£\V ORLEANS, M»y 30. (UD —Survivors told today of a Na/i U-bojit commander who laughed and fired a torpedo which killed 22 crew members as they were pulling tiwwy in a lifeboat from their ship, an unarmed medium sized merchantman. Eighteen 'survivors were brought to Nf.w Orleans. Thc attack occurred without warning just before dawn on May '-JTi in thc Gulf of Mexico. Area Was Nearest Point From Which Bombers Could Hit Japan CHUNGKING, May 30. (y p) —The Chinese have abandoned the city of .Kinh- wa, 185 miles southwest of Shanghai, after standing off .Japanese attacks for more tlian a week, a Chinese army communique said today. The- Chinese defenders abandon- thc city—capital of Cheflang rovince and closest Chinese-held rritory from which bombers ould strike at Japan—Thursday fternoon. Tho Chinese, besieged from three Ides by a Japanese army that nimbered 100,000 and by-passed y invading troops that were at- ucking nt Lnnchi, 15 miles north- ruit of Kinhwa, finally abandoned he city under a furious attack, luring which they were under jombnrdmcnt by artillery and air- ilancs, Kinhwa, one of the important smaller cities of Eastern China, was ruined completely, the communique said. Bombs and shells had destroyed buildings on street icr street during the battle in which more than 14,000 Japanese reportedly were killed. In Yunnan Province where Japan Is trying to break into China by way of thc back door from Burma and Indo-China the Chinese still were battering surrounded in- vaclor forces at Lungling, but the communique .said the Japanese were rushing up riJnlatcenwhts from Wanting on the Burma-China line. ' '. - : ,, In KUmgfii Province, the-Chinese"' Central News Agency said, Japan h ad s tartecl a new offensive eastr ward -Irorri Kanch'ang, the capital^ while" American Volunteer Group - : -| fliers again attacked enemy px»i- tlons in Burma. CANBERRA, Australia, May 30. (UP)—.1. A. Kwisley, supply minislcr in Australia's inlll- ant labor government, un- nounccd toady tbat thrrc^ was m» Icjjal bar to tlic return of ClOi Lcsulnr Harry Bridges to Australia and by implication rebuked Ally, On. Kruncis Hitldle for ordering his de.iwrla- tion a.s an undesirable. Mrs. G. Rccder. son of Mrs. R. L. Rccdcr. Berry Shippers Busy ROGERS. Ark. (UP) Three carloads of strawberries, approximately 1.320 crates, were shipped from here in one day recently for one cf the biggest marketing day? in Rogers. Top prices were- $215 a received their commissions ns second lieutenants Tuesday .it Fort Benning. Ga. Prior to entering Officers' Training School at Fort Bcnninc. bolh Lieut. Grcar and Lieut. Reerier. Roberts. Calif. They went. Into thc Army last June. Both are here on 10 day leave ncliidc Sunday School at 9:45 | for a visit with thcir par cnts. o'clock and communion at 10:4a : Lieut _ Grcar wil , go from hprc ) to Fort Leonard Wood where he will be stationed and Lieut. Rceder's Rv ed L John (Thc Great Profile) Barry- norc. who for the last four decades charmed the ladie.s, includ- ng his own quartette of ex-wives. died late last night in Hollywood Presbyterian hnspitnl. The pain-wracked Barrymore, suffering from half a dozen ailments. announced during his final lucid moments that every one of hi-s 60 years had been exciting, that he had seen everything there was to see and done very-thing: there was to do— and that lie was ready to go. "Al! I waul to dn." hr -''aid. "is civo 'em the greatest drath .scene ever." Missrd Final C'uc Tie lapsed into unconsciousness tlipii and and never knew when the cue for Mir final .scone came. Hr- succumbed ncaiiy eight hours after a Catholic priest, administered the last sacra men I and took him back into thr church he had deserted years ago. With him as li^ died were onl.v his brother. Lionel, ami Dr. Hugo M. Kmten. His daughter. Diana was ir. the hospital. Outside wore three of his boon companions. G p ne Fowler, the nov- o'clock. Patricia Ann Flagg Dies Of Diphtheria Patricia Ann Flager. 5, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Flap?. 512 North Fifth Street, died at her home early this, morning of diphtheria. Funeral .services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at Holt Funeral Home with the Rev. Bates Sturdy, pastor of Lake Street Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Survivors include the parents; and two sisters. Vivian and Ernes- tint 1 , both of tin 1 city, new past will be Columbus, S. John Alan Mowbray. the art or. They joined rljst. wecninc unashamedly; Decker, thr painter, and dow washer who wired n prayer. Elaine Jacobs Barrio, his last, wife, cnlled him "darling" m n wire and urcerl him to pet, *rll. Michael Strange, his ser.oml wii'rr, sent, a telegram. Cohan fuud: 'Believe me Kid I am pulling for you with ail my heart." Fields, one of Barrymore's la- vorite drinking companions, .sent, a joshing message about the ;;.m- Arkansas Students Graduate From Duke the watch of newsmen Barrymore\s d^ath sis a personal ami professional blow. Well they rememberer] that, lie had marie more big, black any other aotor; headlines than that, his every DURHAM. N. C. <UP' Arkansas Students received degrees at Duke University's 00th commencement exercises. They were: Jesse Carl Clamp, Helena. B. A.; Robert Harlon Ross. Helena. B. A.: Gertrude Mayer Jarrell. Little Rock, action had boon .spectacular, whether he was 'marrying another woman, or beins: thrown out of another night club. His Fans Loyal Barrymore never sot to sou the hundreds of wires and letters from friends like W. C. Fields. George B. A.; Elizabeth Duke Tucker. M. Cohan, Herbert Bayard Swope. Little Rock, B. A.; Nina Louise anc j Monte Blue— and from fans Johnston. Keasett. M. A.; Ralph like the woman who -sent him a Kliiol, Pmvrll, Clurksvilh', -M. A. handkerchief and I In- Del roil win- of the conversation could be printed >. With whisky glass ui hand he would expound on sub- jerts ranging from lovo to Mie kind of saloons available in Ecuador, am! from the sensation of smoking opium—which he Irierl once in Chicago—Lo the ulttir impossibility of keeping a wife happy for long. Before his death he was down, but he wasn't out. Fowler told at the hospital how Barrymore heard a lew mont.hs back that his old pal, Winston Churchill, was in the country. Barrymore was feeling low; he'd just, been tossed out of n night club. So he phoned MH: White House, first assuring the phono company ho could pay the toll, and talked with Churchill about, other, happier days. A few wcoks ago. Nishi, tho Barrymore major dome, who provided his master with advice on all subjects, with special emphasis on affairs of the heart, was removed with his dozen children to the .Japanese camp at Manzanar. Barrymore was disconsolate. Wouldn't (»ivc Up Hr became ill and finally was taken to the hospital, where physicians said ho was suffering from hyprrstatic pneumonia, plus liver. WASHINGTON. May SO. (UD—iKcar Admiral James Laurence Kauffnmn, forrnrr commandant of I he seventh naval operations base in Iceland, lias been named commander of thc Gulf Sea frontier and commandant of thc Snvcnlh Naval District with headquarters at Miami, the Navy announced today. Ex-Ku Klux Chief Up For Clemency ATLANTA. Ga., Tall, red-haired May 30. 'UP» — Henry Joshua Capt. Kirk T. Mosley May Be Assigned To Foreign Duty Soon Capt. Kirk T. Mosley, director of the county health unit until this week, left yesterday to begin military service in the Medical Corps of the United States Army. He has been granted .a leave of absence from his-post here-for,.the duration of the war during which time his work will be carried on by Dr. Ulys Jackson who has "moved here, from Harrison where he was engaged in similar work.- Cantain Mosley has been, notified by the army that he probably will be assigned to foreign duty within a few weeks. It was believed, that he would be sent to China where he served as a mdical missionary [or five years before returning to oublic health work in the United States. Mrs. Mosley and children have gone to Conwav where they will make their home while Captain Mosley is in the service. her. brew they'd enjoyed ;inu | kidney and stomach ailments. whirh had resulted in cardiac weakening. Still Barrymore didn't up. For instance: Fowler visited him ;i couple of days ago. Said Barrymore: "Gene, come closer and hold my hand while I sleep." Almost reverently, Fowler took his hand. "Lean over closer. Gene. I want to you something very important." Barrymore said. Fowler leaned closer. "Gene," whispered Barrymore, "is it true that you are an illegitimate son of Buffalo Bill?" So be it. Barrymore is gone. There'll never be another man ex- net lv lik<' him. wound up: "You can't, do this lo m,c John." Barrymore lived his last days in what lie called hi.s Chinese tenement, a mansion in tho hills, alone except for Nishi. his Jap servant, and Nishi's 12 children. Barry mare tended his victory garden, planted in horseradish exclusively because that was the only vegetable he liked, and .spent his evenings with such old pals as Decker and such now found ones as his daughter—whose mother was wife Number Two. He Talked—Tlicy Listened Thc mansion was stripped of f ur- nihiro by bankruptcy court orcV>r. Cuwthon. onc-timr chief of thn whitn-robod "wrecking crnw" of t.iic East Point. Ga.. Ku Klux Klan. will be granted" a clemency hearing by the Georgia prison and parole commission, Monday June 1. Cawlhon. convicted as the ringleader in the terroristic floggings of East Point, millworkcrs in 1939, has served 11 months in a prison camp. He was .sentenced to a year in the prison camp, six months in jail, and fined $1000. Seven "members" of his crew drew similar .sentences. Altai-hod to petitions for Caw- Uion's release, filed with thc com- mis.sion. was a 'cttcr from L. P. and Company, a Chicago steel- working firm, which certified that. Cawthon was a competent, welder and would be employed bv them in a "national defense" project, if released. Thc office of solicitor general John A. Boykin indicated thry would oppose Cawthon 's clemency pica. U. S. WKATHER FORECAST BLYTUTEVILI E—Little temperature change today and tongiht. .. ARKANSAS—Scattered tlumcier- showers in thc northwest portion Chancellor To Hear Divorce Complaints Several divorce actions have been filed in the Circuit Clerk's office and will be heard here by Chancellor J. F. Gautney of Jonesboro, in Chancery Court in June. Divorce actions filed include: Abna Brooks vs. Henry Brooks, complaint filed and warning order issued. 5 Theltna Greenwood vs. Ocia Greenwood, complaint filed and warning order issued. Marzie George vs. Claude George, complaint and waiver filed. Mary B. Rogers vs. Joe Rogers, complaint and waiver filed. Herman Stanfield vs. Lou Ella Stanfield.' complaint filed and warning order issued. Eva Ellison vs. R. W. Ellison, complaint, waiver, and deposition of plaintiff filed. Bessie Trotter vs. William. Trotter, complaint, waiver, and entry of appearance filed. Ruth Johann vs. Harley A: Jo- h.inn. complaint, waiver, an deposition cf plaintiff filed. Lloy L. Wagster vs. Grace Wagster, complaint filed. Annie Ruth Todd vs. Henry Clay Todd, complaint filed. • The 1940 crop of peanuts in the this afternoon and in the west j United States amounted to 1,200,portion tongiht. Little temperature [ 000,000 pounds, the largest crop chance. i on record.

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