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Served i^ the , United Press . •• •-, • •--'-H -,;r•-•"? : -;^p~^^i^ • ••-'"• ^' ••"•' ;• ''" ; V' : .' ;;; :r/'^SV3 THE .DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTH.-»|.T'AliKAN8A8 AND'.SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XXVII—NO. 223 Blythertlle Courier. • Bljtne>ille Daily News, ,„ ,,„,,,,-,,"~- ''•'•.• _Bjythevllle Herald, MlaUalpprvalley Leader. BLYTHE.VjL.LK, ARKANSAg, THURSDAY, DECEMUKR -\, 1930 RST NATIONAL BANK WILL 'Hai-rhony' Program Melts Away as Democrats Hear President's Plan. WASHINGTON; Dec. 4. (up>— The much talked of "harmony" program between Republicans and Democrats wa"s little in evidence today, as .'congressional committees settled'down to work: In the house agriculture commit-' teej the administration's $25,000,000 drouth relief; bill was assailed bitterly, by ;]Represehtalive Aswe'll, Democrat, "Louisiaha.•;.", ''. - '~ He characterized .the substitution of the ,$25,006,000 .bill for his.$GO;000,000 irieasure .as the "crbokedest,"- cheapest,- political peanut trick that liasleven'been'thrust Into my lace." • Aswell charged 'both President Hoover and Secretary of Agriculture 'Hyde had indicated approaval of his bill and then had cut the appropriation" to $25,000,000 without consulting him. Opposition by'.Democrats • and progressive Republicans to a number of Hoover' appointments was also indicated.. No Action Taken > The' agriculture committee took — Beef Lower; Steer BnngsOnly $2,700 CHICAGO, Dec, 4 (UP)-Jim- .my, the 'grand champion' stter of. the international Livestock exposition, was auctioned off today for $2.SO a pound,' $5.75 a pound below the price paid for last year's champion. • • The Breakers hotel, Atlantic City, N. J; was the successful bidder, paying $2,700 for the 1,- C30 pound-steer, or about $384 a pound for the edible' portion of Jimmy's carcass. Deputy. Examiner/Makes _ Statemerit of Leachville . Bank's tionditiofi. • An Inventory of ; the* Bank of Leachville which closed its doors on November .17 has.been filed in chancery court by William L. Gatz deputy state bank examiner. No receiver has aii yet been appointed for the defunct institution.. . The inventory 'statement prepared by Mr. Gatz lists $85,439.31 in loans and discounts given by the tank including approximately 250 separate loans. '. J. F. Roderick was president of morrow. Kentucky farmers' will need at least .$12,000,000 of- the proposed- Ifund, President Hoover was informed today by N;"B': Nugent of Louisville, secretary of the Ken. tucky farm bureau federation. The . farmers' wilTrieed- an' average "of • $300 apiece to carry them through • the next, crop;"year,-Nugent said: ; Agjput .30,000 Kentucky farmers will" need 'a'Ss'islance, he added. ;>;'., At the^ 1 house hearing Aswell ffiid. '.'while"fie"Jikd'been led to believe' Lhc administration" favored his *«0,' 000,000'measure Chairman Hougen, • without, consulting him, had Introduced a bill received from" the agriculture department cutting appropriation to $25,000,000. ' " • Fletcher Opposed Democratic opposition to confirmation of Henry P. Fletcher of Pennsylvania and Edgar B. Broussard of Utah as members of the tariff commission developed today in the senate finance committee.- Fletcher also will meet opposition from progressive Republicans, Including Senator Borah, Idaho. The finance committee met in executive session and departing members apparently considered a sharp fight Inevitable although they insisted there had been no action today beyond the decision to meet Saturday.'; Minority Leader Robinson was reluctant to "discuss confirrftitloa prcspecls but apparently believed Fletcher's selection by Mr. Hoover to become chairman would be a" likely target for attack. Sheppard for Hobinson WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 tUP)— Pledge to support Senator Joe T Robinson of Arkansas for re-election as senate minority leader, in His next congress was given In the stmaic today by Senator Morris • Sheppard, Democrat,iTexas. He said he spoke also for Senator William "J. Harris, Democrat, Georgia. Shcppard's statement" was ;c.- in answer to reports that opposition is developing to Robinson's leadership. • ed as holding the 600 shares of $25 per. share, stock In the institution- They are J..-F. Roderck, R- A. Nelson, Mrs. .S. L. Carty, E. H. Taber, B. L. Appleby, H. a Jones, Earl F. Roderick, Bessie' Cdrriwell, Capitols Landreth. Ollie, Cure^, E..L: Sutterfield, Theodore Roderick, Roy Nelsoni • - ." , ..'•< 'J:. ' , •' Bands held by the', bari': Include $200; Jonesboro St'.inn SeVer 'ihd Drainage "District, "" *---'- • — — Wcpd Improvement Dist. No 1 bonds, $1000;. State - of, Arkiahsas Highway Obligations, i2p,MO.':• ' - A statement 'of "the condition "of the Bank "of Leachville "as' "of NcV- cmber 17 by the: bank examiner is as follows: . •,. . . .Assets -- ' ."" Loans and Discounts ...."$85,349.31" Banking House '.... 3,500.66 Furniture and Fixtures .' 2,300.00 Overdrafts "2,821.24 Other Real Estate 11,325.62 Bonds 23,200.00 Cash Items ...;: 1,190.06 Cash".. 4,640.90 Union Trust Company, Little Rock V... 22179 New 1st. Nafl Bank, Paragnuld .-..': 7694 Bank, of Jonesboro, -' . ' • - • Joncjbiro, Ark. ..... .Total .'..-.I. Liabilities Capilal Slock: Surplus .....;..: Individual Deposits Time Deposits Cashiers,Checks .. .:.'..Bills Payable Bank-of Jonesboro, Joaejboro. Ark. ... 3,778.21 $138,414.07 .. $15,000.00 . 1,500.00 ..- 85,963^3 ..10315.61 .. 1,516.53 .. 10,000.00 .. 14,C9a40 Total .- ........ ... $138,414.07 Policsnsan Reported Slain in German Riots BERLIN, Dec. 4'(UP)-Clashes between police and unemployed demonstrates continued In Berlin to3ay as reports from various sections or Germany told of tporadic mi breaks in which p:!icemen were •Killcci in Hamburg and Liepzig. _one pollcemnn was injured and 20 rioters arrested In Berlin. Year on Chain Gang for Slaying' Woman MOBILE, Ala., Dec. 4. (TJP) ':— .FnrmPr Deputy Sheriff Frank Sullivan was found guilty of second 'degree manslaughter today in conj nectlcn witrrthe slaying• last Auj- ' ust of Mrs. Thelma Wroten, 23- year-old mother. He was sentenced to a year on the chain gang and given a fine of S500. Brazij Munitions Blast Costs Livei of Thirty RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec. 4. (UP) —.Thirty persons were reported killed today i n a n explosion of munitions stored at Porto Novoda Cunha state of Mlnas Geraes. Many were reported wounded. Casualties Included rebel troops cHitf P3rt to the reccnl rev ~ Hoover Names Texan to Philippine Task WASHINGTON, ~Dj>c 4 (UP)- noml - Philadelphia Baseball Magnate Diet in Canada .MONTREAL. Dec. 4 (UP)-Will iam F. Baker, president of the Philadelphia National league baseball club, died today at the Rttz Carltcn hotel while sleeping. Drc- tors' said death was due to a heart attack. He way to attend a baseball conference. . IKE-ME First Ford Ca* Made in Soviet Trail Lost as Car Carries Insane 'Convicts in Dash for Liberty. PEEKSKILL, N. Y.,' Dec. 4. (UP) —An automobile load of maniacs 'rorri the *iatteaw«n state hospital lor the criminally 'Insane who escaped in a dariri? break early 'today were 'hunted along. the river roads of Westchester county by police, 'but with twisted cunning ao- peared -to have given their, pursuers the slip temobrarUy. -'. • . Nine men were. In' the c«.r which careened throiieh .Peeksklll In r thR 1 early • mornlner hours after, a mad ride of. 18 mllw from Beason. ' . .En;!nCTr«l by Ex -Inmate They comprised William H. Nel- n. a former escaped Inmate of the asylum and two companions who effected .the delivery of six inmates and. 'fled with th?m. An alarm wa's" sent. to officers alonz the •iver and eastward 'to '-Connecticut. 'At first the men were believed leaded for New.. York : - but' seven nonrs after'.they were "seen in Peekskill no. trace, had- been;- found of :hem. • . ".-".'• -.".-• OfQcer '.'Jack White of the Courtland lownshio police told United Press he believed the I men were hiding along the river where the search centered. .State, police led *e search reinforced by "local po- loe. . - . --..- •-.'. •';.'• '.-.-• ,. . EaJ>T'M"Dodffe Pursuit A network of roads spreads thru this rejdoh and..-in the darkness lust before daybreak 'if "was comparatively. easy -..for"-' the men to throw off pursuit. ".-.-.-.. .'•' In' Peek/iirtll ' thev'; almost over- ;urned on oiie of the^streets Tvin of the men, in vbarefeet— some- of wf '.'!«! 'Jyjs jircre qnlv p ' ed'- ; Rusila's. rnuch-discussed' : five .year"plan of Industrial "development-will include the manufacture.-"of/thousands-'of motor, cars and tractors. Here you see the' first" 'Ford'jckr-'trom the recehtlyropened. assembly plant in Moscow. -Twerity t flve.pf ^iem, ahd.'one truck,'.were'featured in a parade In Mbsrow 6r» t w. day-of. their, manufacture. : .-apecmifl 0 \ ani}'pus]leo! the car over an Incline. Most -'.of. the eicanert men were chanted, with robbery "except Harry Gordon of Rn^h^ter who was described as a kUler. . *' wr \^,o Set A Mart Will Scend Winter in BIytheville. .'".'. E. Z. Newsom jr.. lata. of .LilUe Rock who .this week established a new unofficial record for altitude flyine in. a light airplane, -.will establish a sch'.ol of aviation here. ' He arrived ttus afternoon from Litle Rnck where he has been sta- Uoned recently. He plans'to maintain the school through the winter months, returning to Tuls'aV Okla., next'r.prinz when the school there reopens. He Is Instructor and chief pilot of Kiat school."'." ' While here the aviator will bo at the home of his parents, trie Rev. ami 3 Mrs.'E. Z. Newsom.: He gained several honors In 'the National Air Races at Chicago recently. . " . "• Cotton Co-op Leader Talks to Rotary Clab C. G. Henry of Memchls, general manager of-the Mid-South Cotton Growers Association, discussed'"The Purptees, Plans and Benefits of Uie Association" at' the luncheon meeting of the Rotary today at the Ho 1 el Noble. The members heard the general plan putlined and were given a synopsis ct the association's workings which brought out the benefits to be derived from membership in the organizaton. Jce Carter, field representative i who has. been in the city this fall In connectlTi with the local office was 'also a' guest. Mrs, Miller WiH % from Nassau to Pittsburgh NASSAU. Bahamas. DJC. 4 (UP) —Mrs. J. M. Keith Miller Intends to complete 'her return flight to Pittsburgh "as quickly as pcsslble' 1 ,iie said today. ' . by President Hoover tcdav to ^vice-governor of the Philippine Federation Reports Unemployment Increase WASHINGTON, Dec. 4. (UP)'Unemployment Increased generally throughout'the country during November, the, American Federation of Labor reported tcday. .. v. Joint Fiirieral ; ;fqr; vVictirns. of New Madrid tragedy ./Planned Today. j\>[- ; __., Dec. '4 U —JV,yjoint; ice .was" to" b'e". fisid -thisi aflernoon for Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Johnson, victims of. a^dpuble shooting 'which occurred.' TuVsdiy night at their hunting camp! 15 miles' riorth'''of New .Madrid! .'''V. Mr^ Johnson, who received; aibal- let wound in the - breisti died in the . Methodist hospital" at Memi,' last -night. Her' husband-.was killed instantly by a lihot In' the head.., : ,'. ''••'•• V •-.'-'.The Rev. D. K: Foster, pastor of the Baptist, church" of. 'Caruthers- vllie/was to officiate at.the' service, set for 2:30 this'afternoon at-the Johnson home near Steele. '•Burial was to follow In.the : Little Prairie cemetery -at Carutliersville. : "• s While the jury at an Inquest held at New Madrid early' Wednesday morning by Coroner S. H.. Holmon of-New Madrid county, returned a verdict that Johnson died.of;,self- inflicted wounds, .based, largely' on the testimony of Mrs. Johnson, the exact circumstances of ^ the double shooting were still a. matter of dispute and disc uss.tort Jiere today. I Mrs. 'Johnson, suffering from the : wound from whlchi she later died,! testified that her husband shot her, i in her onlnion accidentally, and; then turned the revolver .upon himself. Information here today was that. Johnson's wounds showed no powder burns, whereas Mrs. Johnson's did, suggesting tliat she might have fired the shot that killed her husband and then attempted suicide. Inasmuch as both parties to the aSair "are dead it is doubtful if'there will be any further bfflclil Investigation. -Tile Johnsons were leaders in the community, reputedly wealthy, and the; operators "of a large firm. A son, Newberry Johnson, 20, survives. Principals to Attend . Reiser Meeting Tonight Principals of t!io city's five public schools, Crawford Greene/ sup' ' and Miss Willie A. Bathing Stilts fopulbity ;;NICE, France, Dec; 4. (UP)— The : newesi'; ; and naughtiest. fad of • the ;iiitraV*mart young set on the'RIviera' is magic ' >ba thing suits' which diisplv'e. In water. ; ? The bathing suits meet all le- 'fil requirements until they, come to'. touch : with .water. Thea \they jny'sterlqusly disappear. The "cos- Rimes are only used for. rapoa- taht, bathing. . MadV, q'f a 7 Usim!i Which melts " Iri" water" the'y"*iu6 selllhg at "a premium. .. ' . ' i. Liquor Blamed for Explosion in Memphis Fire MEMPHIS. Dec. 4. (UP)—Pain> (ul Injuries 'were flittered by,"one man and a lire captain was thrown 25 feet to tho earth when a Mast wiecked a burning. building : here ' ' ' ' Bank Cooperation Spmls Development of Sound Agriculture. . ' FAYETTEVILLE, ~Ark.,: Dec. 4. (UP)—J. Phil Campbell, director- of. the agricultural extension division o[ the Georgia stile college 'otimg- rlculture, Athens, pa., met'hen'to*, day with representatives of trie.Ar- kansas agricultural extension Mr- vice and the state.bankers•aMOcl- atjon .to discuss, farm lc«n : systems'. 1 Campbell outlined, ind^explatoed the: .system adopted Uv' .G'eofgla which has proved: highly beneficial to banking nnd agricultural t wi«r- ests alike; It was "deemed probable that a similar system might' : ' be adopted ili.this state: ;}& : The Georgia-system'spec bankers shall, "extend credltf-Joniy to farmers who have adopteB'igri- cultural methods : in .keeping 'with plans .designed by various ex^nslon experts and county farm agents.- in Georgia this calls, .for diversification of crops, production of,a ,yi-. rlety T ;' of: " cash : .orbps, to Insure against heavy loss: should\orie crop fall, and rnlslrig -of ehough .food and : feed crops "to fill their bwn heeds. •'-•': .-•--.'- :•: ; ,.:-,_ ;,-,.; r Campbell branded former j who depended entirely oh'one'crop 1 for their uicomo as "credit"flaks,"! He laid.Uiat in Oeorgia wh6n'a : farmer applied for a loan he '-la. requested to -Indicate the number arid kind of crops-he'raises'; and |the various Bsources; of hle'income td'hogs;.poultry,'"sheep, etc;- ' .-; . To Visit Other;. Statei"' !•„ ; The Georgia farm" expert' planned to'- go .to Little Rbck'.V^- -^v^.- niee.tlng where .^ he Long, Litigation .Over Ex- -.OfficialV $5,000 .Borid Nearinc End After 4Yrs. ! -The state supreme court will be called upon to pass final.judgment Ir^.the '.litigation between various improvement districts anil Individuals : against the Fidelity and per posit'Company of Maryland! bonding cpmpany 'for H. E."Montague, deputy'circuit clerk under John J. Cowan during '1923-24 and 1925-26. Approximately $5,0(iO. is involved Jri the suit which will soon be placed before thS supreme court. Approxlr mately $10,000 hi salreaciy been recovered from the same company on the bond of Mr. Cowan. Georgia system. . , •..-• -:, Prom. -Little Rock"he' will .Hour Tennessee, Louisiana, .Twas, ,Okl« homa" Alabama.' and: Mississippi where he will conduct similar con- ferencej. ;• • " ".' ....";-.. today. The blast, thought by police to have been caused by whisky fumes, rocked nearby houses. Pete Eleo- sram, 48, owner, of the building, was taken to a hospital,' where physic Inns said he may die. Vats containing liquor .-were found in the basement of the building. . Member of Hunting Party 'Confesses Killing Lodge '- Caretaker. .'•'• !: ": .'- .LITTLE ROCK, Dec..: 4 (UP)-r- Chester Holbcrt, Arkansas, county youth being . held ,'lri; connection with the death of Joe; Rousseau, care taker of Lake Pecan: hunting lodge, has been.placed In thi state: prison here for safekeeping, it. was learped.today, r- '- •:'>,.-.,:.;"The youth was :'brdiigh^'..Jierj. from Stuttgart' after persons Hvt Ins near the hunting.' lodge' had thVeatened to. storm . tho' county Jail and "attack him: • . ' : ." : .."."" '.LITTLE .'ROCK, Dec!' 4.- (UP)r-- County sheriffs ' today .cjueitloiied rive men in connection With 'two ' ' ~ deitlis In' separate'; p*rta:~af :t.he suite.' •'•". -vi5;;/;:y ;•;•?; ;> ; ^ V; .Jets Blefliis charged i ^J^!^^' CflBjpwcUon **i£»W?; ;w«^fc;)ffia •r Andre Tardieu Defeated In French Senate Vote .PARIS,'-.Dec, 4 (UP)—The government .of ^Premier Andre 'fardlcu .which was-- reorganized alter a crisis last February, was defeated by a vote'.of .,147 to 139 today, after a !»ated ; debate in the senate where the ' democratic left" group led the opposition.' The premler.made a vigorous defense of too--entire policy of the government' and; was riided by tho support of ''- Raymond Poincalre, former premier, I who only recently returned to' active politics after a long Illness. R?d Cross Members Have Paid $7,006 in 4 Year* Reports compiled show that the loca! Red Cress membership In tho Litigation' over the several suits Past four years have netted an,. ,. .^. ... ......... proxlma-iely "$7jqoo with the larg- as a result of the shortage:in the accounts,of Montague as clerk in 'charge of the ofBce here, during .the major part of the' : two terms that Cowan served;, has'.been .under, way every slnce4926 when'the first suit by Cowan against Moritai gue and his bonding company was filed; Later, other suits were filed MS?? rlous improvement .districts 'ajM'IndivMuals against Cowan'and amount; ^2,153.83, having been given .In 1928 following Ihe flood.' ' Although.the'amount.has slightly decreased iyearly the records are up'to the average and above many citleci of equal s|ze. In 1929 there was $1909.02 collected and I«£t year. $1727.00. .These j'ums_.do^not include the monthly pledges given by business - - ----------- -D — -. v »..».. u.. u uiunmiy pitAi^cs given uy uuMin.^3 -bonding company and about;t houses .and 'firms which for this ^10,000 was eventually obtained In 'Judgment against bond. :. .:•• - Cowan's surety The various cases were later-consolidated In the' movement? to".collect on Montague's' bone) and six Improvement.districts and one Individual, 'which 1 shared in the Judg- One Killed When Blimp Breaks Free at Gadsden GADSDEN, Ala., Dec. 4. (UP) — The Goodyear blimp "Dsfender" broke loose from a ground craw here late Wednesday pulling one man to his death nnd seriously Injuring another. Students Arrested for Inciting Havana Riots HAVANA, Dec. 4. (UP) -Thirty students were under arrest here today charged with inciting riot In which Policeman .Oscar Sanchez Was-fatally wounded: ' : . attend the Superinicndenls and Principal's gioup meeting at Ke!ser icntsht. The principals are: Miss Rosa M. Hardy, high school; Mrs. Lucile Haley, junior hl?h; Mrs. Elma Armstrong, Central Ward; Mrs. Ed Kardln, Lange; Charles A, Stubbs, Sudbury. Esteiie Portlock Is Paroled From Prison LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—Est«ll2 Portlock of Mississippi county was among the 27 white prisoners srant- ;ed paroles by the stste penltsn- ! tlary commission yesterday. Port- loot was sentenced to five years oh a charge "of grand larceny. Ten neirrocs \vers also granted paroles. Only two applications pre - scnted to the board were rcjectrd. vrar and next have each been over »2500. Plans Series of Sermons on Fundamentals of Faith j ^J?"*« in tlmberlancis along'-ihe' Miisbun- ArkanM's 'boriier: -last [week::. 'His 'death, officers uld • followed a drinking; party./ln,'which' the U?ree men-tosk part.;":/': '•' .;'••'• •'• - ' - ; ' / . .Three duck hunters who; became enraged when,driven from a game preserve neir .jatuttgart were held in. J all there. pending Invesi Igatloti ,of the' death of I Joe Rousseau^ 57 i bachelor..eareUker' .of. the Pecan Lake hunting": 'lodge. .' The ; meri, Chester' Holbert, 23, his brother, Gee U, and Eddie Lane, 23, fpUght with Rousseau, later ambushing him, officers said. Chester Hblbsrt according to officers,' confessed the murder. . '"..'. '' ' ; 'Triumph of Christ^ Subject of Final Sermon For the closing sermori in the evangelistic meetlnga .held at the First Christian church for the past ten nights, the Rev. E. K. Latlm.er used the theme "The Triumph oi Christ" last night. -' ; : These services, conducted by the minister of the congregation with the music led by the regular choir were in the form.of co-operative gatherings, especially for members of this church. •.'.'•' In connection with the reviva 1 all. members, of. the 'church have been invited to a dinner meeting at the social liall Friday evening 7 o'clock, when an Interesting entertainment will be heard. North Carolina Bank Fails to Open Today CHARLOTTE, N. 0., Dec. 4. (UP) — The First National bank of Charlotte failed 1 to open for business Barring ^contingencies -unfori iy. officers' -"fnA dlrectcrs. the* National bank of. BlTtherlUe 'eopen! for- ; business .withlAr-a days/with 1 riiore T thart-^nc^H-cish?::-|:; would-resume-; bail thii motnlng" fe. 3o»S»«£«* wit h" • WiUlam '.TK examiner; ard^piresedtatlr^.ot '''' : ' necessiiry, btn^: official*. «t»t* '' '- rnornmf!,:.ana :tne r.Miut:.wui.;j5jS;jjJr- ojjeri .with, no'jhange^Invltif/'^p'i."'?lK otfjtmn'nf.. Aiut'-wlih .'• ^)\a • ~'B^MUH M^A ^-'.£^' miufe": for; trie*'*65lM-. • ! '"' " " tipn .of : $M,000 • ! an'"'not«s ; held V '- - ' ' ' who: ptrtiilpitid'.; Invthe : ci»nf*renc>' '.-• '' " ""'""• , ..._,.......ideejtlon;to . to 'bank" made; no;;pubUcr; i l .Bond! on' public.de'poaii in ,U*»Xian> ? wiil''reniiiiu: in" ieffecti'iffeivlt.rS:; B'- v«nn«nAj '.n,>mWt«; coinpanlJKijN;^ flo«»;-'- '-atid--^- M reppened,' ; 0i« ;' r ' bank '. jurance' that . the institiition's cred-* < ;: 1 1 > with - them \wili •'. be '• tmtwIrtdV. ii^ ! ~j no wajr,v..; V' ;•.- '•• '"•,'.-..'.:'•• ^j'v'J.V'ft^ . While' n : o d»te for 'ttie ' teopenjnii':£. Has..b;eri.ahimini6e<J. arid' iio'ne, : witt' ''.-. be iintii 'every detail iis"ctmi>je4lj : ii - ' i» known thtt- : o!Beers hope 1 tp,h^Te~itie"lnst),n : .-- busujess by neirt-lft^ay'mojinii|f'=V Just a;week.if'ter it ci .. . . . •• In .» sUtemenf; this.rnaming VA!''.:^ G. Little," whe5 Iws'.'beeii' in :actt7tr4 chirge of the bank for r'tlie V -j«t--;* two years', 1 'eMrreised his .'gratlflcar •'. .tlori and .'that ,of '.the directoh ^»t ;• the response. ireceSved frorn friend* and patrons of th'e»bank-.-The^h6le'. hearted cooperation given' efforts" of There was no sign posted on the in the suit against Montague and his bonding Company. They were granted a decreo by- Chancellor'J.M. Futrcll at the recent adjourned day of chancery court in the amount of Montague's bond of $3,000. Tr.e defendant bonding compsny, the Fidelity and Deposit'company of Maryland has appealed to tha supreme court. Plaintiffs In the suit are .drainage districts nine, sixteen and.sev-' enteen, St. Francis Levee district, Burdette Road Improvement dh- trlct, B. M. & L, district and C. E Blankenshlp. Transcripts Including the Various complaints,- actions and decrees In the cases have been prepared by Harvey Morris, deputy circuit court clerk, to be filed with the supreme court. The file to be placed with the supreme court !s the mast lengthy appeal case of recent yeirs) ] given out. The :'"The'Fundarntnlals of fie Chris- j * . ' _/ • • tlan FattV will be te topic of »(__ i. ,. _., ' ssries of lectures to be given by i Memphis Hardwood Plant the Rev. H.-.'J. Klrindlenst, pastor | of the Pilgrim Lutheran church, at 1130 We%t Ash slrcet for eight con- fe'outlve Friday evenings, 7:30 o'clock.- They r.-ill tegin tomor.-ow evening. . Tlio subject fcr the Snt Jecturc will be "The Host Wonderful Book in the World". All are invited to the meeting;, which arc to be !:fi. Blj Chrbtinas Crop ST. ALBANS, VT.-Vcrmcnt cx- Destroyed by Flames MEMPHIS, Dec. 4. (UP)—Fire which swept through the plant of the. Ford Hardwood Lumber company here last night did damage estimated at $135,000, throwing so men out of work. WEATHER ARKANSAS-Raln tonight and Friday; somewhat colder in north of to ship more man a quarter and w«tlort onV a million Christmas trees to ^ "" varloiis parts of the coiiniry within I According to the offlclal weather the next few weeks. Two hundred | observer, Chwles Phillips, the min- railrcad cers will be necessary tojimum tempertture here yesterday transport the "crop; Most of the j waj 41 degrees and the maximum will go to rc;ithern New England, New York and Pennsylvania,, but a smaller number will be sent as far wist as Denver, Colo. 55 degrees; cloudy. i -Cn the same day a year ago the minimum WM ig. degrees aad the maximum SO Segrew; pirtly cloudy. the officers to trim paper field by • the bank into.cash is largely.:responsible .for the early success'. 1 df ; ,. the movement to reopen' the'instl-: : .' h ' tutton,. lie. said; •.••'.'..•.'•'•"*;'."-.-'=' i >'.!. •-S '.. • -i'. . While such a move'did riot aem; :: i ; ; necessary"; to. officers. : of the^batik •:'?' and to Eome'^bf the, out; ot'.town ;-J bankers here to advise Mricemirij. ''•:• the situation," others suggested that.'•;• it would be desirable* to have at ' • •/• least-.a part of the', deposits for- {' merly' subject to "check "placed'on -.-.?-. a .time basis. As many depositors '• f had voluntarily agreed to do. this .•]'•' It ;was decided to take such,'a step,- '.-I; and several groups are at' work to- • J • day obtaining agreerhents'.f rom der:- j - posilprs under which -25 -per cent • '-)• of. the money will" be'available rt ! once, 25 per cent in ninety dsys, ^ and 50 per cent next' October IB. i Agreements of this kind will be •', asked only of depositors having $100 •:.' or more In their accounts!, j Will Pay.ChrhUaas cteeis j, Christmas savings account checks, \ due shortly, will be m&lled out oo {' schedule, It "Is said. The.arrange- j ment to defer payment to some J depositors will. not aff«t 'county..'' or other public funds. - • ! The First National bank .failed F !o opr.n for biialneu Monday morn- : ing, after'negotiations: tooting to i a merger, with .the Panritra Bank : and Trust comjany,, »pai*d the ' ne;E btfore, had produced no re- * ,'ult onicers stated at that time •' tliat the bank vas whoHy solvent, I but believed the. temporary, clot- ; ing advisable, .even tnough IIOC.MC in cash wa* on hand, because of ; the define, that .had taken pUei ;, In deposits and the possible re- >• suits of failure of the merger tit. -i'\ potlaUona, As a! mult of the vbrk : • of the past two.days the bank wtt ', reopen enjoying a maon,. kroofw '{- poaitioB than whan It clcatcL ,'-

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