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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 5, 1939
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BLYTHEVILLE {XMlER NEWS THE DOMINANT- NEWSPAPER OP NOIWHEAST .ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI • VOLUME XXXVI—NO..90, niyUievllle Courier .Blytlievllle Herald . Mississippi Valley Blyllievllle Dully News BLYTJDDVILLK, ARKANSAS, WBHtfEBDAY, JULY B, 1980 Osceola Burglar Gets Almost $9,000 From Aged Woman's Closet Cache SINGLK COPIES FIVE CEBITS b . Currency totaling about $0000 was stolen from a "closet »> Uie apartment of Mrs. Kmma Rrfckey of Osccola sometime Monday, it was announced today by ShenlT Hale Jnck- son. 1 his is the largest amount of cash ever taken in « Mississippi.county burglary. _ The burglary wns kept secret until toilny because of important clues being followed' which will, lead to an arrest by Friday at the latest, in the opinion of Deputy Sheriff Leo Schrieek, of Osceola, who is in charge of the investigation. The tin box which held the small fa-time was missed '.t by Mrs. Urickey when she returned from Memphis nt 2:30 o clock Monday afternoon to find the door ol' llio closet mi- locked. She,left h'ome at 8:80 o'clock (lint morning. Although Mrs. Brickey said she did' not believe anyonu knew she had secreted the money there, officers think that several persons probably believed she had a large sum ol money hidden ,away. The exact amount is not known by Mrs. Brickey because she had added currency from time* lo time and hint not, counted the total amount recently, slie .told officers. It is believed the amount will almost roach ilia ?OOQO mark. It is known Lhat there was one $1000 bill and seven in !J20 ?IOO bills and that Snosl of the other'money waa •mils except for, a 'few $10 and ?fi-bills. Mrs. Hrickey, who owns 'extensive properties in Osceola, collected from her investments almost constantly and only 0 few days before had added to the sum of money hidden in tbe ordinary tin box ten inches long, tlirco inches wide and three inches deep.' She lived in the second floor apartment of the Silcr Drug store building, near the Frisco station, which she owned. ; \ She saw the box, almost hidden under n lingo hat box, just before she locked the door and went to Memphis Tlie uQoi' of her iiparlnicnl waa not locked as she hiis several roomers who leave and enter the building frequentlv She only ml time 0 ' ^^ ° XC ° Pl " (>len "" 1 » womfln wlio worked Whoever coinmittcd the crime had a key to, the closet door us the culinary door lock had not been tampered with officers saul. Schricck obtained excellent fingen prints from oil a hat bos which had Ho be moved before the .money box, conk be reached, aud these prints are expected to disclose tlio Identity of the thief, .Mrs. Brfckey, who is Y8, is the widow of the late J C Brickey, pioneer resident of Osccola who amassed extensive land holdings and other properties before his 'death 38 KNOWN DEAD IN KENTUCKY CLOUDBURST Japan's Army Leaders Demand Military Pact With Germany, Italy By United Press blocked" ' SthlCd ; ''" P " eW W0mes for thc European security ''.'Army leaders at Tokyo made plans. for an effort to overthrow the cabinet of Baron Iliraiiunm unless the and his colleagues reconsider their *- --refusal to join in an outright mill- " tai-y alliance .with Germany rind Italy. previously the cabinet, with approval ot naval loaders had decided tii at Ja'pim. 'could go no farther tlian moral and . economic aid to the European dictator bloc in event of war unless Soviet' Russia be : came involved. The army leaders, most oulsuok PloSnerK Pni Mirl T,,l, en in their desire to crush what '°;P eCIS ' O1 Mid J 111} AdlOUinmenl Dimmed B\ u T ™S Insistence _ _ ., WASHINGTON July •; (UP) — AL the same time Japanese (lis While Piesident Roosevelt contused patches, reported further fightm- plan'; foi m,d Jul s adjouinment of ; Between, Japanese, and Soviet cong.ess lodij hj telling h"« Turn troops; along-jthe Mancliukuo Mon gresslfinal leaders lie insists upon ..: where- Japanese act,™ on the neutiahty law re- hotdyn ' the "Communist uudcrstooU to be they consider menace, were planning drastic action '[life month if -their demands Tor i tntliUiy a.Hiaiice, arc not accepted ;epl!"!!. -_-^. ——_.d.slipt\dpwn r i n'us slan airplanes'and'inflicted heavy losses on Soviet'infantry In London there sttll wns confidence that Britain and the Soviets would get together in an alliance bringing Moscow into the security front, if only because that development is so necessary to success of London's plans that the Brit fah must go to great lengths to achieve it. Nazis .appeared willing for the moment to let the tension over the Free City of Danzig die down, fll least 1 ..until a .few weeks hence when they have indicated they expected the free city would be ready to return to the R«ich. Poland, Britain and France, however, made no move toward slackening their preparations .to oppose any aggression in Danzig and Polish workers for two nights have been digging trenches on the frontier. French sources meanwhile reported that their nil-plane production had increased at a much more rapid pace' than expected and that the. scheduled 1940 production rale would be reached in mid-September of this year. Stock Prices NEW YORK, July 5 Slocks advanced today ' fourth consecutive session industrial averages at levels since June 27. A. T. and T. ............. Anaconda Copper Associated D. G Beth. Steel .•... Boeing Air s..^.. Chrysler Cities Service ........... : General Elect. .,..;.... General Motors '-..': Int. Harvester .:.'.. Mont. Ward N. Y. Central .. v .7.... • Packard ...:;......-...., Phillips '..'...;.;:... Radio Simmons Socony Vacuum Standard of N. J Texas Corp. U. S. Steel (OP)for the with the the best 161 1-2 23 3-4 8 53 1-4 20 1-2 69 3-4 5 3-4 31 1-2 43 1-2 55 49 3-4 13 7-8 3 33. 6 1-8 21 1-2 11 3-8 41 .V8 3G 1-2 •Ifi 1-4 Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, 111., July 5. (UP)—Hogs, 11,600. Top, 7.45. 170-230 Ibs., 7.25-7.40. 140-1GO Ibs., G.50-6.85. Bulk sows, 4.50-5.75. Cattle, 4,300. Steers, 8.25-10.10. Slaughter steers, 7.CO-10.25. Mixed yearlings & heifers, 8.009.60. • slaughter heifers, fi.75-10.00. • Beet cows, 5.50-6.50. Cutters & low cutters, 4.55-5.25. vistoj^monetary legislation and his new ' $3880000000 lending pro g/am the senate foreign relations committee—scheduled to . L consider neutrality today—postponed action. The committee decided In a 15- inlniite session that social security act amendments should' be given thc right of way. .' ' •• •. : Chaiunan Key Pittman inem., Nev.) said the commute would be reconvened.- Saturday to consider the house approved neutrality bill which Includes an arms embargo. Undisturbed by the delay Pillman expressed confidence the bill would reach a vole in the senate this week. President Roosevelt conferred with his congressional leaders immediately after his arrival here this morning'from ilyde Park. Meanwhile Republicans reopened an attack on thc administration's dollar devaluation legislation in the senate with an argument that president's monetary powers expired at midnight last Friday and could not be revived. The senate will vote at,5 p. m. today lo decide whether to continue thc president's devaluation power over the dollar. BIEftNtl Call Issued For June 30 Bank Statements WASHINGTON, July 5. (UP) — Comptroller of the Currency Preston Delano today called for the condition of national banks as of June 30. The board of governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation also issued calls for con-, clitlon of banks as of June 30. New York Cotton NEW YORK, July 5. (bi>)—Cotton closed steady. open high low close July 948 948 942 943 Get 879 884 814 817 Governor Defends Refunding Proposal In Statement Released Today •LITTLE ROCK. July 5. (UP)— Oov, Bailey snld' today thai if the stale supreme court upholds validity of his b:n<I refunding prcgrniti hp would call a special session of the legislature next fnll lo nppn:.- priate any additional funds.which niny • bo available /or road construction. 'i'he supreme Kiii-l may rule on validity of the refunding prog'ruin' next Monday. Bailey will . not hazard a'~guess on what ruling thc court would hand, down bul lie appeared confident of a favorable dcclsl:n. In defense of his proposed refunding program Bailey ijointed out that of the total high Any bonded indebtedness cf the nations 48 states 98 pci .cent of it was in non callable bonds * Awdc from 'Aikailsas othei stales haung utlhble bonds ait Delaware New Jersey and Wyoming, he slid! 'I am told that the total b;-nded indebtedness of all states for highways is $1,416,289,000," he said. "Ol thc cnllable bonds in this total Arkansas' issues make up 82 per cent .of those outstanding with Delaware having 52,550,000 worth of callable brrids, No.v.Jersey h.ii-- ing $20,000,000 nnd Wyomiii" having $3,050,000, . Thirty ihree of Ihe>nntl6ii'.4 slates have highway debts and only Oklahoma and Texas 'do nol have them of thc slates which border Arkansas, Eniley said. "Of thc approximately $140,000,000 wcrlli of bonds Issued by Arkansas $30,000,000 wcrlh nre held by 7 Arkansas residents, banks and insurance companies doing business in llns sliitc," he suid. "Of this total $27,000,000" hnvc been acquired, since 1937 -and therefore thc major pnil' of Ihe profit made from 'refunding' will go to stale people." L1TTUE ROCK, July 5 (UP) — Tlie stale supreme court which has a lest case affecting Governor Bailey's . refunding program under advisement today invited attorneys who have Tiled briefs in the case to' appear Thursday afternoon lo argue it orally. A three hour limit on arguments wns set. Violent Death Toll '"^^^' * : ___ ! '• • Of Four-Day Holiday Is Nearirig 700-Mark 'i By United IVess More llian GGO persons died violently during the foihr- clny Fnnrlli ol' July holiday—an incrense over the number of casualties'during the holiday last ywir-^nnd indications 'were tlniL thc iinal total would he Iho greatest, of rcceiifi' years, somewhere'in the vicinity of 700, T~~ ~ " —* -Paradoxically It was a safe mid sane fourth as far as- fireworks •>vorc concerned. Only three persons were kilted by exploding fireworks, compared with 25 liist.&'ear. ; A nation.' wide survey showed Hint, nt lensl UOO were'-killcd com- liiircd lo 535 lasl year. Automobile accidents '.accounted for lit least. 200 ricnllis 184 pcisom tliomitd and 50C lost llieli Hies in falls, MI 4TB HE1E His Bill Hits Spoils System Dec 863 Jan 651 Mar 841 _... May 836 841 859 867 857 854 850 848n 846 83 B 839 '830 832 Spots closed nominal at 382, off 5. Chicago Wheat i open high low close July 68 1-8 08 7-8. 67 7-8 6^ 3-4 Sept 69 1-2 70 1-4 G9 1-4 70 Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, July 5. (UP) — Colt: n futures closed steady today, up one lo off three points. open high low clcse 955 959 950 950 888 893 810 816 859 859 852 855 July ..j. Oct. ... Dec. ... Jan. ... Mar. .., May ... Spots changed, 843 , 850 950 885 866 859 848 839 868 855b-Ga 848 841 closed dull at 950, im July sept Chicago Corn open high, low . close 46 3-8 46 7-8 40:1-4 4C 348 1-5 48 7-8 48 3-8 48 7- Blylhevillc And Vicinity Gets By Holiday Without Senous Mishap Dlytheylllc and Immediate '.surrounding lerntorj had one of the safest Julj Fourths In hlstcij Not <oue deilh was lepoiled, no <5ne •vsis 1 - Injmcd tmn flienqrk- hx, fur, as could be lejirnedj and 'traffic accidents resulted; in injuries to only a few, none of•• which wns serious. Prom 'the law-abiding'side of the holiday, the record wns. almost us g:od. There were only ten ar.- rcsls made on'public drunkenness charges (Kin Saturday, through Tuesday, .only one case of'driving while under the Influence .of liquor nucl only 11 arrests' on.charges of disturbing the peace. The litliday wns speiil In various ways,,with .the largest- crowd at Walker, Park where u^prcj, limn 1,000: viewed the midget; automobile races as the climax to an all- clay fish" fry planned by the local American Legion, for the benefit of tlie police radio .broadcasting station. . . •,.•(!' Almcst that many .'attended the three baseball games and barbecue at Lutes 'Park, three miles south of ulythevllle. •. • •. Walker Park was crowded throughout 1 :-the "day with private parties, some of which had Iheir ::wn picnics, some went swimming in the pop), some Watched Uie humorous contests arranged by the cx-scrvice • men before tlie noon fish fry. . , That, the midget auto racing was a success.was proved by Ihe enthusiasm with which the sp:rt wius received. This'was the first of a scries of weekly races to be staged on Sunday afternoons. In the accident column for Ihe holiday were Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Fullcrton of Steele and' Walter Gray cf Steele whs figured in the only highway accidents reported, both of which.occurred .In Missouri. Both Mr. and Mrs. Fulierloii arc at the Walls hospital where they arc recovering frem severe cuts and bruises received, when their car ran inl; another, machine, which was unlimited,' they:, said. The glare of lights, oh '. an. approaching 'car caused..Mr. Fullerlon not to sec the unlighted vehicle. Mr. Gray has a fracture of the left shoulder and a deep cut on bis chin which he received In a molor accident, he rep:rtcd. He Is at the Blylhcville hospital. An unidentified' girl was given emergency treatment at the Ely- thevifle hospital during the night lor a blow she received upon the head. . .••• homicides flics and ralhoad and nirplahc wrecks. Every stale reported'nl, least one violent dentil mid California, with 09 led all sUilcs Tim most honlc death wns Dial of rdwnril rishei, 21 son of Ihe seorctnry ot thu Nnllonal Safety Council He was killed'-.vyhen Mi nutomobile sklddul jttlj n. J rond In Michigan "He^Kad been 1 Mud}tug 10 becom6 a snfi,ty engineer " Hlldrcd Sowdcri 14 wns, killed nt Mnilln Tex y,hcu n Ilieworki blast blew n piece '• of n tin can Into his neck and .severed his jugular vein. . ' .. At, TeiVipIcton, Mass., a 'JQ-yenr- old farmer was arrested after he fired :n' shbtgiiii" blast, into a. 13- yenr-old boy, critically, wouncllng hhii. "I : «tes auiioycd by boys shooting firecrackers," the runner snld. . '. '. .-.'• - HE ILL NT IE aim Indusin'a 32 '1-2! Cent /Textile Wage Is ''Confiscation" ATLANTA, July men for 2,000 southern, Industrial, firms today described; the 3214 cent minimum hourly 'wage pro|»snl for Ihe textile Industry as "regulation, liquidation nnd confiscation without representation." '~E. J. McMillan of Knoxville, Tcnn.', president of Uie Southern Stales Industrial Council,' predicted the 32',d cent level would result In "substantial unemployment In the south, particularly In smaller mills that are the economic life blcod of smaller rural communities." < . - . ....... "They're embarrassing themselves" is answer of Senator Car) Hatch of New Mexico, above, to opinion he may be embarrassing ruling politicians with bill lo federal job holders from pe-lillc. 1 !. Bill passed >Sena!o, Is now before IJouse. Ask $2,560 Damages For Fall From Scaffold Frank Kellogg has filed suit in circuit court here against thc Dell Compress Company, asking judg- menl t:r $2,500 for personal injuries . allegedly received while on ccustructlcn work for the company. Kellogg charges that he was Injured In a fall from a scaffold and that the accident occurred through negligence cf thc corporation's em- ployes. J. n. Rolcson of Manila Is al- Inmey for the plaintiff. To Complete Jeffers ., , Defense Late; Today LOS' ANGELES, July 5. (UP)— Defense attorneys nre expected ;lo complete their case late today. In the trial of the Rev. Joe Jeffers ond hls'wlfe, :Zella Joy on charges of Immoral conduct. The prosecution's. rebuttal will come after the defense has finished. The state alleges that the Rev. Jelfers and his wife were trapped aiiti photographed with a movie camera whlic performing an obscene exhibition In their apartment. The preacher and his wife, each testified that they were "drugged" and were unable to recall Ihe purported immoral conduct. Says Pulaski Sheriff Is Short $20,700 LITTUE ROCK, July 5 (UP)— State Comptroller Goff reported to Qovernor Bailey. that an audit completed today showed that Sheriff and Collector L. B. Branch of Pulaski county was $20/100 short In his accounts. Tlie shortage covers the period from January, 1934, to December, 193B. • Bailey said the short age prob- ' ably would be covered by bonds. Apparent Willingness "To Talk" Spieads Copster- nation Among Politicians BATON IJOUQU, Iji, July 0. (UP)—Di. James Manioc Smith announced Iwlny fiom tlio b!ns«t cell in the Easton Baton' Rougo purlsh pilson llml he refused lo be "Uie godt 1 . In UK; financial scandal at Ixmlslnnn Slulo University, of which he wns president until 10 dnyb aga vlien he resigned and fled to Canada. Returned Jw.1 iilslit wllh hlo wife who wns held In Jail on u chnrge of libelling ho( hukbaild's escaiie nnlll nine unlvoiBlly professors raised her $7,BOO baud, Dr. Smith said he "had n good notion la bust thii thing wide viren" . * He Is' charged wllh embcullng $100000 of tinl/emlty.'funds-'but' linl'stigatorb .[believe UieO-'liuve only sciatchcd t\ies$MrfB<;e 6f. his nianlpulatjuiuvwltti ^^v'erslly bonds (did borroVecf money, Hli chance, to ' tell all" wjll -come today as the irailsh (jraiicl Jury rccortvenes to press Its Investigation of the university's affairs. The grand juiy Is In charge of Dlslilct Alloiiicy IJcwey J. San- chw of this, parish, who Ims soj- clom .bcon-ln. food graces wltli. tlio stale machine founded by the Into Hiicy p. Long. Thc machine, now directed by Oov. Enrl K Long, the Inle Hngflsh'i, yolingcr .brother, has been thrown into turmoil by the L 3 U scmidn] and coincidental federal WPA and Income tnx InvPsllgations, and Dr. Smith's threat to shrive himself before u sympathetic grand Jury 'was evil tidings lo politicians. Dr Smith's home com Ing, In [inncd cnstcdy, -Vins a holiday spectacle uneqimled In Louisiana' shicc Ihe heyday cf the assassin n led Hucy Long. A crowd swarmed the New Orleans airport where an Eastern Air Lines plane. from Now York landed .'him, his wife nnd their two guards ^yesterday evening Radio microphone; and newsrcel cameras were In place.The guards paused long enough to let Dr. Smith reply, through a microphone, to (lie cro#d that shoutccl: "111 ya, Docl" pr. Smith spoke only nine words but he left Ihe crowd and everyone else concerned, something lo think about. "I'm back—poorly advised—bul glad to be back," lie snld. There wns ny 'further explanation about his "advice" cr whether he had been "advised" to leave the stale or rclurn. From New Orleans, Dr. and Mrs, Smith were sped at a'CO-mllc-an.- ho'ur clip up the nirlihe highway built by Huoy Long, to Baton Rouge, an:ther/ crowd, wns walling at the courthouse. L. S. U. : students and alumni who had watched their college thrive for-nlne years under Dr. Smith's •politically tolerant administration, were ' In the crowd. 'For Baton .Bteugc, .the spectacle was that cf One of Huey Long's most trusted cohorts and Ills socially, distinguished wife .coming- home In disgrace and going. to jail. Long had discovered Dr. Smith at little Southwestern Louisiana Institute, found him tractlblc nnd to his liking, and Installed him as head 1 of L. S. U. which was socn U> become one of the largest and richest universities In the "'south. L. S.-U. 'Was' Long's hobby. He endowed .It with vast state oll- prcducing lands and public funds to make New Orleans' Tulane University which had 'refused an honorary degree, "look like a hole In the road." _ With DV. Smllh in thc saddle, smiling Indulgently at political Interference, the university got $25,000,000 worth of new buildings; the largest indoor swimming pfiol In the 'world; nationally-famous football , teams; a band of 240 pieces, largest at any. American college; a cadet corps of 2,500; tap- dancing co-ed cheer leaders; a live Continued on page 3 • Rain Swollen Creek Traps Families Before They Realize Danger 3WORRIIBAD Ky. July 5.- (UP)_A cloudburst descend.; imon Kownn County in thc .early morning'hours toriay,^ overflowing Triplett Creek bcforn most residents realized lucre WIIH a major ilood, washing homes away' and leaving a heavy death loll. ' Thhty elcht persons were known Court Will Rule Friday On Disposition' Of 1 Temporary Order ' ,,-.-„.„ Illy Ifinijlolaiy ji-ouum Injf ord«r closing HmrlsM'alk, Is sued May 28, Is lo be mode permanent or dissolved will,be decided in a hearing Frlilnj' .morning lio- forci Circuit Judg^»p,'^E. Keck 1 • Tlie oulci_was Issued by Judge Keck on petition of Pioscciitlng Attorney Bruce Ivy nftei- citations weic issued ngnliul II, B Nolcn ntid Elizabeth Kappell as opojn- tois of the dance hall, beer place and cabins, and Charles Htnib, ns owner following the serving of .fom bench uaimntj, ' the ; 45-yeai-o!d with woman may go to GO. , It was estlmattd that between -J and 100 houses had been washed away by the wall of water. Tlio, sloim struck shoitiy after midnight. It was a deluge that diovc almost everyone Indoor^ but few irallMd Hint it would start Iho mountain slrcnm ilslng to flood ilagc within a matter 'of n feiv inl nu£cs. They weic trapped before ihoy ieall/cd the dahgei, < Walei poured Inlo the lowlands first and lljen Into'streets In the business dlbtilct Tl ose who saw the danger went to this hill at the end of town whom Enslcrn t state Toach«8''coi- legc IK toctued. cd iv »vuiil!ng"Ca the oilwis~Oiil-, side helii'' wos not! nvnllljble because inncl'i weie blocked by the wnter. Tlio Ohesaponko am! Ohio rall- lond'i main line between Washington nnd Louisville wns closed six miles fiom here with tracks under wnlor mill two bildgw v fished out. . The ICSCUQ woik wns slow bc- cnnse thcie were not enough boats, The Knppell v\oinan mnde bond 'Qovornoi A. U. Ohnndler, in of 4^000 for hei n))))Cnrnnco In rlr- Fuinkfort onleied stale highway 1 lllckl nn Uncut a, prellmlnniy henilng, It and said nid " »s possible. -- r -,- -..- ••*•! ll;^J>LJII 1IIILU 111 111- -....-..,.. u, cull couit niUl will probabl>> be hi- Ullckli lo cnmc llcie dieted directly Into clicull court, w °uld bi! sent as sooi. ..„ ,,™..,.~. -•••-• ' ,,. . . .. stale patrolmen aho were oidered on duty In the Ilood area •. The walei was sttll five feet deep In some places In thc business dtstilct nt noon and receding slowly. , Ameilcan Red Cross headquarters at Louisville announced that a field representative and other staff membeis had started here lo aid :ln relief work. , '' said Closing • of tlie place follows a series of complaints Including moral cliaigcs of ni ninny ai seven gills, who nic alleged to .have been in the custody of the Knp- j'iell woman:'she served^ a ' term In thc slate )icnllentlniy v a number of years, agb after- having been convicted In circuit court here on a moi nh charge. > > Highest Glider ' Looks at Record Mrs. Alvie Bratton, 28, Dies At Hospital Here A mother ulio lost her fivo-day- okl babv a week ago, died nt the Blythevlllc hospital Monday nljht. Mre Elecln Brnlton, who was 2B, was Mho wife of Alvle Bratton of lUrmondale. The only child, Billy, Jean, died June 27 , Funeral services were held yesterday ntternoou at the Hainm Funeral Homo with the Rev. iR.M. I Vernon, o( Gosncll, officiating and I burial \vns made nl North Sawba cemetery. / * ' Besides her husband, she is survived by her, J. W. Kinchcn of Armorel; four sisters, Lenn Klnchen, Arrs' Clara Green aud Bertha' Klncheii of Armorel, and Ruth Kinchen of Henderson, Term., and two brothers. Bob Kuichen of Henderson, and Arlie .Klnchen ,of Dcmis, Tcnn. Lieut. Robert Stanley of cola, B'la., who rat altitude record for gliders when caught in thunder cloud at National Soar- Ing. Contest over Elmira, N. Y., looks at proof ot his accomplishment—13,400 feet, ,as recorded by barograph. Upward current ot stonin shot Slan)sy's plane, skyvyard. in sudden rush that torced pilot .through back of ieat.'i Previous altitude inavl; was'6700 feet. - St. Louis Hotel Man To Address Kiwanians Harry p.oopland. manager of the Ro:sevelt. Hotel at St/LouU and formerly chief steward • on the \yi\lte Star Lines lor 10 years, /will address the Kiwanis Club at Uie Hotel Ncble here tonight. ^tr Coopland Is well known be- caiisc of his "b:ost St. Ix>uls" : talks. WEATHER Arkansas —Fair tonight and Thursday, partly cloudy, scattered showers In extreme north and tix-^ treme «ast portions. Memphis and vicinity—Generally fair and continued warm fo- •nlghl and Thursday. . The maximum temperature', here jcsterday was 95 minimum64, clear, according to Samuel l^Norro, offl- clil weather cfcsener", 'I .. • *

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