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BDTTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE nnMTNAHT NEWftPAPK!?. n» Mnn'miiniu'-n 'Arm- .»,„ . _ ..:_ ^~f DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NOU'niEABT "ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOLUME XXXVI—NO. 91. Blytheville Courier Blj'tlievllle Herald Mississippi Valley lender BlyllicvIllB Daily News'- , Co-OrdinatedProgram To Halt Nazis Pushed By British Leaders ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, JULY (5, 1939 her f viftly growing aerial force arm m nnllons alul lhro »«to » Direct ono - 8ld «'. ch »"ee in the status of the As the first concrete move In thisi drastic program, Oliver Stanley,) president of the board of trade i Introduced In the House of Commons an overseas trade guarantees bill, designed to enable. the government lo extend credit up to about 5500,000.000 lo '• finance export of war materials to friendly nations These nations presumably Vtoul be Poland, Rumania and other small couiilrles which have received or may leceive fiom Gieat Bii- taln guarantees of their Independence. -Tlie bill, apparently assured of approval, was passed on the first reading in Commons. As further means of strengthening and clarifying the atiilude of Ihe security front toward Get 1 man expansion the air minislry disclosed that Great Britain Intends to call a number of air force reservists to'-the colors within the next few months and to send British airplanes to. France and possibly other nations as o demonstration of her reborn aerial strength. Meanwhile in the Par East severe fighting continued between Russian and Japanese forces on the frontier. of Manchukiio and Oijter. Mongolia, where hundreds of soldiers have been reported killed and scores of airplanes and tanks destroyed. Following Japanese claims of spectaculai triumphs the Soviet government issued a -communique staling (hat Russian tioops had won a tlnee-day bpttle ovei die Japanese who lost 50 tanks, 4 1 ? airplanes, eight field guns and 8CO killed Soviet losses -were put at 100 killed, ZOO wounded, 25 tan l s and nine an planes At Tokjo, howeiei, anothei dis patch from the front, claimed that Russians nere jieldmg to a Japanese offenslie In which they suffered heavy losses New i , Cotton NEW YORK, July 6 (UP)— Cot ton closed steady open high low close July . 945 047 943 Oct 881 881 876 Dee 831. 862 857 Jan 851 ' 851 84G Mar . . 841 842 837 May 534 835 830 945 878 859 848n 838 830 Spots closed nominal at'SB3, up 1. 'OrlednsTc&tion ME WORLEANS, July 6 (UP)— Cotton futures closed stejdj May, up two to off "one point. Rotary Prexy 'Market Dear OUl S. l? or Harry Kirby, druggist v,as installed today as president of tiie Blytheville Rotary club. July Oct Dec. Jan. Mar. May open 952 888 811 855 850 841 Spots closed changed. high 952 892 872 856 .852 843 low' 952 885 867 855' 847 840 dull at 050. close 869 856 848 '840 un- Stock Prices NEW YORK, July C.' (UP)^A quieter foreign situation and an outlook for a sharp, recovery in business after the holiday helped the sleek market to make its fifth consecutive advance today - "' A. T. & T.;.,:...;,..,.... Hjj • Anaconda Copper 24,, Associated D. O. 8 Beth. Steel. .............. 53 Boeing -Airt- '.'..^. ,-.-.-.;'.';.: 2l' Chrysler . ... .V.. :•'-." '.-.-... B9 3-4 Ooca Cola 1251-4 General Electric 34 1-2 General Motors 43 1-4 54 1-2 Int. Harvester Mont. Ward N. Y. Central 'Packard . ..; Phillips . ... Radio . ..;•.. Schenley . .. Simmons . .. Socony Vacuum .-.. It 3-i Standard of N. J 42 Texas Corp 36 1-4 U. S. Smelt ......!. 48 U. S. Steel 45 3-4 Iowa State College - Pio- fessoi Pnricipal Speakei At Luncheon Today Harr> Kirby was installed as president cf the local Rotan club to snive during^the new^jcar it tlie, 'weekl) luncheon meeting of the club at the Hotel N>ble today •when Di C L' Fitch, piofessor of horticulture at Iowa Stale College at Ames, was the pilncipal speaker. Ml Kirby succeeds J L Guird Othei officers are O W Afflict, vice president, and U. S..Branson, iecretary. ' Dr. Fitch discussed briefly the experiment he-is conducting here in co:)jerotion"with,Godfrey! White, of Oscecla. Tlie experiment is concerned with an artificial curing of onions in oidei to present their rotting- in Fields during wet seasons. Tlie cure as Dr Pilch esplamed it,.is effected in ab:ut 48 hours by putting the onions in a-room and blowing the heal from stoves over llicm. Gene Auten attended the meeting today as .Junior Rotarinn fcr the month of July. Guests were Mr. White, Clarence We'lburii of Paragould and J. ttick Thomas. t Mr. Kirby today announced the personnel cf the new Board of Directors 'and committee .appointments. The beard includes-Mr. Kirby, Mr. _ Afflick,Mr. Guard, Mr. Branson, • E. B. Estes, • George W. Patterson and Oscar Fendler. Committees follow: "-.;' Aims and Objects committee, Harry Kirby, chairman; C. W. Af- nlck, Byron Morse, Russell Phillips, Charles S. Lemons; Club service, C. W. Afflict, chairman; J. louis Cherry. Oscar Fendler, J. A. Leech, Harry W. Haines; Vocational service, Russell. Phillips, chairman; Dr. L. L. Hubcncr, R. F. Kirslmer, Cecil Shane; Ocmnmnity service, Charles S. Lemons, chairman; Jim V. pates, Dr. T, K. Mahan, C. G. Knappenberger Claims Tax Assessments Higher Than In Other Counties Assessments on Mississippi county farm lands for'tux purposes are too high in proportion to assessments on farm land of comparable quality in oUier counties in the slate, according to H. c. Knap- penbcrgcr, chairman of the Mississippi county lann bureau committee named, to study Iho county's financial troubles. As a result of higher than average assessments' Mississippi county pays more (axes to the state than it should and this Inequity must be corrected In" the opinion of Mr. Kimpucnbergor. ' Every acre of tillable land in his county Is valued at $25 an acre for lax 1 purposes whereas in some counties of the state where tillable land sells at practically the | same price as Mississippi county | land assessments of $0 and $10 1111 acre are common, 11 is claimed. Taxes paid lo , the county and state are close to $2,000,000, not Including (axes paid to the federal government, but lifxes which can be controlled by the citizens oi tills county and stale, it l s slated. Taking the average -production of cotton in Mississippi county as 170,000 bales and the average price at $50 per bale, the total is $8,500,COO, for the total cotton income. This makes the county's taxpayers paying'approximately 25 per cent of ils total cotton Income to Ilia slate and county for taxes, the committee has . pointed out. Figures complied show (hat Uifi total assessed valuation of the taxable property In Ihe county Is !n round figures, $15,600,000. Taxes foi slate and county purpnse.s paid on this are approximately $540,000, taxes paid to tlie St. Francis Levee board total about $135.000; lo Drainage District No. n, $154,000; to Drainage District No. S and sub-districts, $145,000; anto, pool' table, slot machines and beer tax es, '$250,000; gasoline tax, $200,000; sales tax, $2CO,QOO; .liquor permits, $15.000; liquor stamps, $150.000. Members of the committee have led sa^rs'talement,- asking taxpay- •tb study .these'figures so*ThAt they may be familiar with (he'sit- uation now confronting tlie coim- t)'. 13 3-4 3 33 1-4 6 12 1-8 22 "? Smith; International service, B.vron Morse, George chairman; James Hill, Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, III, July G. —Hogs 9000. Top, 725. 170-230 Ibs., 690-720. 140-160 Ibs., 635-700. Bulk sows, 425-565. Cattle, 2600. Steers 800-940. Slaughter steers, 700-1025. Slaughter heifers, 650-1000. Beef cows, 550-650. Cutters & Low Cutters, 400-523. Smith; Classification, J. Louis Cherry, chairman; B. A. Lynch, E. D. Ferguson. Boys work, Jim V. Gates, chairman; Bernard Gocch, Bernard Al', Ven, Meyer Graber, Marvin Nunn; Crippled Adults, Dr. T. k. Mahan, chairman; Michael A. Long, E. M. McCall, Dan Dunkin; Fellowship and Attendance, Oscar Fendler, chairman; Fred Warren, Jesse Taylor, \V. ,H. Stovall; Program, J. A. Leech, chairman; J. Louis Cherry, George W. Patterson; Eura! and Urban, C. G. Smitli, chairman; I.. G. Nnsh. Ross D. Hughes, W. M. Scruggs, Hugh Harbert; Rotary TiVC:rinat(on, Harry iW. 3(allies, chairman; James B. Clark,' Charles S. Lemons, Dr. I. R. Johnson; Seng leaders, R. F. Kirslmer, Byron Morse, George W. Patterson, E. D. Ferguson; Pianist, Bernard Gooch; Sergeant-at-Arms, Sam C. OSvens. July Sept July Sept Chicago Wheat open high low close 08 7-8 70 69 5-8 10 7-8 68 8-8 69 3-4 685-8 69 7-8 Chicago Corn open high low close 47 n 7-8 47 47 5-8 •18 7-8 49 5-8 43 7-8 49 1-8 Young Prisoners Flay (Ul>)— Dr. Jumes Monroe told the New Orleans district lo'niey today that his stock ket plunging, which brought downfall ns president of Louisiana state university, were efforts (to build up an endowment fund fo\- the school. • The district Attorney were here to investigate n mysterious L. S.iu. bond Issue on which Smith W- rowcd $500,000 from New Orleans tind Baton Rouge banks to co{er losses in'the wheat market. L" He Interviewed the former I,:is, U. president in his Jail cell, The district attorney quoted Smllli as saying he did side f Ills gambling. . ranking of r i cen.-wh.ch>, ins Is the preferred "working prisoner," market speculations "I tried (o do : something for I university toil' nmde a mlslak Smltli was quoted as saying. Smith thought his market activities were (or the best interests of the university the district nltorni said. | The speculations Involved rt ma of financial gyrations. Three friends separately offer id to put «)) $00,000 to ball him opt of the. local jail where he is held on a 5100,050 embezzlement charge, bnt when he learned that,Orleans authorities were waiting with ?a detainer to question him about art- other missing $400,000, ho said , I guess I'll-stay here.a-\vhllc." The. Orleans parish jail is newer and more, modern-, bill Dr. Smith's cell here Is lu\uiious by compiul- son with those of other prisoners. which entitles him (o three In- slead or two meals n day, though he Isn't working. ,AM<r deciding on tho Batori Jail, Dr. Smith, who wns 'it of 1,. s. u, .imlll ho resigned and il«l to Canada with his wife lust week, ordered nu elcclrlo fan and a stack of magazines nnd newspapers, . The order was filled and lie settled down to let Die'latest Ixjlilsl- ann political crisis simmer awhile. The state's political rulers had treated, him wllh extraordinary courtesy after he announced, on SINGLE COPIES FIVE'CENTS; Protestors Against New Wage Rates Must Return In Five Days Bailey Urges Bankers To Lend Support /To Mm Refunding Proposal- ' " iK'nli " 10C1 M u!y 6. <UP)-B«fore approxirna!4)y' 160 Alnlc bnnkm and bpslnees leaders Gov. Carl E Bailfir today explained his proposed bond refundi '' WASHINGTON, July a. (uro—' WPA officials ImllcalXl today Hint thousands of skilled workcis who! halted work on WPA piojecls In prolesl against new, \Migo mica may be_,dropped from relief lolls lo Ihclr jobs (he Works . -. . „• -— proposed bond refunding —"-—J^IJl^ 01 ' 1 '" hia movc to remove ** Us boijdnge," Speaking of the test ease now unless (hey return within five days. A spokesman for Sra«,T«p^ that he had been "ill advised" in fleeing the state, that ho refused to "be the goal" of Iho L. S. U. scandal, and that he was of half a mliul • lo "break Iho thing wide open," When he decided not to go before (he parish grand jury investigating Ihc scandal yesterday, the grand jury recessed until Frl- dny In deference lo his wishes and foreman Clyde Strait and District Attorney Dcwcy J. Sandier, went to the Jail (o confer with him, Dr. Smith lins been on the inside of Louisiana politics since the assassinated Huey Long mad6 : . him piesldcnt of . the up-and-coming unit orally, which was Long's chief inversion. Mitch of the current political turmoil', concerned what Dr Smith might have to sny and whom he might•• Implicate,- should he start talking. "Crying" Room New ; Ritz -Featuie, Roxy Also Un- b Changes Mothers need no longer.' worry about their babies crying at the Hitz Iheatci Tiie show house is Meeting a Cry Room ' \\heic noise making babies may bc_kep£ \\hiiJ- the molheis unlcli the piame show from windows" in the soundproof enclosure. Numerous other improvements In' another -step of the cam-! are being made at both of, the Bly- paign, • the ; Mississippi County . is tonight _sponsor- open to llie public Farm Bureau ing a meeting at -which J. Bryan Sims, head of (he. county audit .division of the state comptroller's office,."will discuss a feasible bookkeeping plan for the county. Tlie meeting, to be held at the Rustic Inn, is to begin at 1:30 o'clock. ". ' • - County Fails To Obtain ; $6,272.04 Anticipated; Gets $3,323.63 Apparently stale officials d:- not intend lo pay Mississippi county Its allocated $0,272.04 half-cent gasoline turnback for Ihe second quarter of 1939 until it is finally determined If road improvement, districts in Ihe county will need the money ti apply on their bond and interest payments In addition to aid exended under the Williams law of the 1039 legislature. : H was announced at Little Hock tcday ; that the county's allotment under the one-half cent turnback was being withheld "for bond and interest requirements" cf road Jm- provement districts. Daring pen- dency of the Williams measure before the legislature it was declared that the proposed bill would "take care" cf the road Improvement districts which in _the past have been using up' (he ' county's allotment to pay their bond and interest payments. All but one or two of these districts are in the Osceola, district of tho county.. : Mississippi county will receive the one-quarter cent additional turn- back of $3,323.$3 as provided for in Act 11 of 1930. However this amount will be far below: the anticipated revenue from the full turnback source. Uievtlle'theaters' by-Mr. ,'and Mrs. O. W. McCutcheii, owners. Work of Installing new'" seals and carpets and building the J'Cry Room" at the Rita will be completed (his week and the remodeling of. the Doxy will begin next week. The Ritz is doing nwny with Us center, aisle so. lhal persons entering the show will not obstruct the view of Ihe screen. The wall allies were eliminated .making two aisles and also allowing for the addition of more scats. • The seats 'nrc of. the new steel type which will nol damage hose. Ihe manufacturers have promised. The "Cry Room", located in the rear of the show house on Ihe west side. Is modern in design anil ample enough to allow a number of mothers to entertain their babies' while they watch the film from the glassed-in windows. • i Improvements at the Roxy thea- ller. will include remodeling both of the Interior and exterlon. A new neon canopy has been purchased for tlie front, the seals nt the RIU will be Installed hi-Ihc other building; new elcclrlcarfixlures are to be added and.the entire show house redecorated. Committee Splits Evenly On Pioposal, Makes No Recommendation WASHINGION, July 0 (UP)— The icimte judiciary committee today tied ""•seven to icvcn on the BurXe picposal xfor a sfngic vstx year pi evidential form and reported Ihc rrsolulion to the senate without recommendation. .Consideration of the resolution will piovlde the senate a full dress opportunity to discuss the question of a third term for President Rcose- vcll. Senator Edward E. R, Burke Local Kiwanians Hear St. Louis Booster Harry Cooplnnd, manager or the R:osevclt Hotel at St. Louis, gave the Blytheville Kiwanians nn idea as lo why he is rated as St. Lculs' number one booster in a talk at the club's dinner meeting at the Hotel Noble. (Den)., Neb.), an outspoken anil- New Deal opponent of n Ihlrd term for. President Roosevelt offered the plan in the form of an amendment lo the constitution to lie submllle'd to Ihe stales. It was an indirect approach lo..th B third term Question but In effect gave the committee an opportunity lo Indicate whether presidential terms should be limited or unlimited. Senator Aflllcr of Arkansas voled In favcr of the Burke 'resolution. At Hie same time Ihe committee also reported to the senate without recommendation two constitutional amendments providing f<rr a nation wide referendum before war could bo declared. Storm,Sewer Line Is ; Built For Bus Station Work has started on Hie building of n storm sewer from Hie ChlekiiEawba-avenue line, at North Fifth street, to the alley In the rear of the First Presbyterian church, -nils Is to be used by the Greyhound Bus company which Is erecting a new station at Die southwest corner of Walnut and Fifth streets. The sewer line Is being laid under the parkway. Although the bus company is having the work done, the sewer, line will become tlie property of the city upon completion. Tlie new sewer was made necessary .after" the city council refus- -A resident of St. Louis for less JJ-jJ^ 5 5ra 3'. h ' m !« l company per- Ihan two years the termer chief j steward cf Ihe Cunard lines proved a source of detailed information about the cily ol his.residence. Ho urged local Kiwanians lo ccmbal "defeatism" and do everything possible to sell their own community. use the sanitary sewer. Says Jeffers Could Have Been Drugged Court Padlocks Dance Hall At State Line A temporary restraining urder has been issued by Circuit Judge O. E. Keck closing a beer Joint and dance hall operated by R. B. Santa in the community of Geneva, at the Arkansas-Missouri stale line near Hornersville. The order was issued on recom- Girl Scalded Severely While Washing Dishes Agnes Sue Benlon, 13-year-old j daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Rev. and Mrs. Joe Jeilers, allegedly trapped while, entertaining guests with an indecent exhibition, may have Influence of drug been under tlie TC was.given by Dr. T. Benton, was able to be removed tE. Zinkard In answer to a hypo- CLAYTON, .Mo. (UP)-Juvenile from the Walls hospital today afteri het f' ? u !; st i on of 3 ' 000 wtrts prisoners confined in .the St. Louis .having received severe scald bums' Ic " stl1 asked by a defensc lawye ''' ".ounty courthouse may. take a Monday while washing dishes Sir ^,? e , v ' ^ITers and his wife aie dully swim in a Y. M. C. A. pool hi condition Is very good "" °" " f immn ""' v on trial on charges' of Immorality. downtown St. Louis,' l«n miles Tioth arms one away. For further diversion the right leg were Wdly scalded when Dr. Zinkard testified that the ° ™* l!>5t day ° r tw ° stalled in the basement of courthouse here. the. She Is at the. famil 421 South First street.' . . aid he would like to residence,' "get $500 for my testimony but I don't expect that much.'' corn- con- plnlnls had been made or dltlrns there, the petition recited. Taylor Named To Hear Osceola Annexation Case Jesse Taylor, local attorney, has been •named special Mississippi County judge to pass upon a county court case Involving proposed annexation of certain territory to the city of Osceola. - He added that the "noimal policy of WPA" Iras been to dio'p workers from relief rolls five days after they refuse lo continue llicir assigned works. WPA 'Administrator p. c. Hnv- I'injjtbn hnd no , Innnedtate com- incnl on a sprc'nillng scries of work stoppages ll>roug)iou| Iho comilry called In prolcst againsl Ihc new relief law which terminates the policy of paying relief workers "prevailing" wages. Thu new law compels :WPA clients lo work 130 hours a month for the, same pay that soi)>c of them formerly received for 50 hours or less of work monthly. :Fi-om New York lo Fort DodjjQ, Iowa, skilled -workers on many relief projects Imd halted woik. WPA, operating- upon tho policy of not rccgg'iilzftiir such Incidents, claimed to have no complete ic- ports on (lie mwiliar of woikcrs involved. Thomas A. Murray, president of llio .New York Building ami' Construction Trades Council, claimed lhal 1 ,00 per cent of Ihc • 32,000 skilled W!(A workers In the metropolitan work. New York area had "Work."Or Lose Jobs" "WASHINGTON, July 0. (UP)— Works Projects Commissioner F. o. Harrington loday notified all stale WPA administrators ' to Inform thousands"-of skilled workers who suspended work, on relief projects that (hey will lose their Jcte unless (hey return'to work, wllhln'frve days. Treasury Acts In Less Tiiari; 24 Hours After Roosevelt Victoty WASHINGTON.'' July 0. (UP)- Thc, treasury, acting less lhan 34 horns after senate approval of Ihc monetary bill, today resumed purchases of foreign silver, fixing the new price at 30.75 ccnls |>er. ounce. The hew silver price represented a drop of 1,25 cents an ounce from the buying price of .last week and C.2S cents below the figure In edcd prior to temporary hull in Ihe monetary program brought the silver price was the first step In placing the treasury monetary operations back inlo status similar lo liiat before the senate acllon. , The monetary bill Is expected lo be signed by President Roosevelt later today after It has been] transmitted lo the White House i by congress. by tlie senate. The fixing of Gives Final Notice To Food Handlers Final notice to all employes in public foot? places to obtain health certificates was Issued today by yor Marlon Williams before the city health department issues warrants, he said. - . ' Employers hiring helpers after July 1, the first deadline given for obtaining the certiflcjites, miist see that these are examined or they will be liable, Mayor Williams said. All certificates must "be posted In a conspicuoiis place to facilitate time In making Inspections, it has been pointed out. In announcing Ihe final notice loday. Mayor Marlon Williams also said that those having open loilels must keep them clean or they will be charged with unsanitary conditions. Dawson May Obtain ' "• State School Post LITTLE ROCK, 'Art?.—Roy Dawson, superintendent'.'of-schools' at Osceola, Is reputed to have tha "inside track 1 ,''for Ihe position.or assistant commlsilojVer of education It Is understood here. William H. Humphries, former assistant to ~' ' -••'•-- sloner Tom Education commls- Alford, was ousted New 1939 High It Reached; 100 Today Ole Mon Weather bioko nil heat recoids for 1039 today when (he mercury''climbed'•• to 100 degrees at 2:16 o'clock this aftcuioon. The previous high' wns y("iteiday, 07, with 03 degrees having been din high before thbi week's hcnl wave. •It was exactly a year ago ihnl Blytlievllle hiui Its most torrid weather of 1038, On July •*, 5 nml. e, llio or/Icliil 'thermometer registered 103 mid KM for the three days. 108 ME mm Reports Of Heavy Casual- tics And Pioperty^ Damage Continue MOREHEAD, Ky., July 0. (Ul') — Flood stricken communities ot northeastern Kentucky, many of them cut oir fiom tlie outside since Wednesday's cloudbuisl, sent out repcits of heavy casualties to humans and livestock nnd of. prcpoity damage mounting Into millions of dollftr.^ today. A suney by the United Picss .showed thnl 31 bodies had been rc- coveicd. The victims were di owned when the usually quiet stream- be- caine choked and "overflowed so rapidly that they could not escape to higher ground.. In addition to known dead from authorities tlalcd thai 108 pel sons worc.mu,5mg"a"na. feared dead,,',-, ,.,^;<-' ^^,,.•«. ','• ' Additional,Heavy rn'ln! jmflng'the day complicated relief work and Ihe stream's which receded quickly after yesterday's deluge were rising again and kept lellef workcis and supplies out of soiiio of the devastated communities. beforo the supremo court' nnd upon which sUccess of-his program depends Bnlley eald: " "••, i if "Those who have opposed''me* [ are afraid it might glorify me if It Is,successful. Even if the blackest 'negio came, forward with <mch.''a ' plan, which would mean' saving'*cf millions of dollars and more in ' loads, I would give him a help- ng hand and not attempt to block Ills p)ni> as lias been done~in my case." • •• Unlloy started his address 'With a review of the highway department's Wstoiy nnd how It 'was formed in id], "At that early date," Bailey said, residents of the stale welcoming the new hoisclcss carriages ana Impioved transportation methods ' wanted loads and the general' av scmbly passed the first road la'vs allowing formation of road im- piovcment dlstilcts. " ' "In 1927 the state assumed the* road improvement districts' 'obll- • eatlpns, of about $1o,000,66o' and ? started the present system ot stale-.Wide highways. In 1931 -Aransas bad ],i7i miles of hard surfaced ' nnd giavelcd highways. Today It. has B ( 200 miles of such roads and wllh llio closing of this refunding progi am It will bo psstble to add lo the system," / / " *., • Bailey said the proposed bonds ' would he sold at public auction with u syndicate piomlslng to take Ihem and lo allow thorn to matuie in the next, 30 years and to be ,re- thed at the into of $7,500,000 annually. . ' "Wllh an anticipated revenue of '$15,000,000 next year from« gasoline luxes and license' tags this" would allow, the state lo use about $5,000,000 annmUIy for construe-; lion of new loads," Bailey said The gavcinor said the syndicate Which vlll buy the bonds, has agreed to'allow the slate to lo'V- er the gasoline tax when, annual ic\enui> leaches the $21000(JOO mark, * ' " -• , _, "Thcrcils'ulssallsfactlon.in some • , ^sections where'people "have been 1 paying gasoline,taxes and not get-", ting roads," he said. "There will be an \upilslng soon unless some way Is found 10 equalize t tlie dis- > lilbullon of roads and the'supreme coiut can aid by upholding' the . Mrs. S. M. Miller Dies Wednesday Afternoon Mrs. Molllc Mlllci' died late yesterday aflernoon at her home, 120 East Rose Hired, after an illness of four months. She was 12. ' Funeral services were conducted at the First church' of the Na'/Ji- retic this aftcuioon with the Hev. A. A. Jenkins, pastor of the Full program." This aftcinoon Bailey went before the supreme court to argue- oialiy In the test case, ' ' Action of the governor in going before the court was (lie first time In the hlstoiy of the state lliat a chief executive had appeared he- lore the tribunal Ja ,the role of- attorney. Mrs. Gospel Tabernacle,. odiclatliiB. Dur- 1, lal was made at Elmwood ceme- : Hall ., ^ Dies At Age Of 64 tery. Born In West Tennessee, Mrs. Miller came here 34 years ago. She Is survived by her luisband, S. M. Miller; three daughters, Mrs'. Hattie Wicker and'' Mrs. Mac Wicker, both of here; Mrs. Lela Stovall of Kelscr; ' five .sons, Lee, Bert and Milt Miller of here, Jim Miller of Trumann. and Lawrence Miller of Greene, N;.Y. Hanna Funeral Home was lii charge of; arrangements. "Playboy Broker" Is Given Two-Year Term NEW .YORK, 'July G. (UP)— William P. Buckner, playboy broker, was sentenced to .two years in prison today and fined 42,500 for conspiracy and mall fraud in connection with a $1,000,000 manipulation of dcfaullcd Philippine railroad bonds. LUXORA, Ark, July 6.—Funeral ' services were held here this afternoon foi Mrs. Georgia A, Hall, formerly of Blytheville, who' died Iowa Girl, 12, Misses Second Set of Teeth at the home of her daughter, Mrs. [ Edna Miller, late Wednesday afternoon. She was 64. The Rev. R. E. L. Bearden Jr., pastor of the Methodist church, conducted the rites at the residenfe' and burial \vas made at the Maple Grove cemetoiy of Blytheville. Born in CUfUm, Tenn., Mrs.'Hall' was the daugliler of the late Mr, and Mrs. George Faught. She'.lived in Blylhevllle for a number of years until 1933 when she 'moved to Luxora. She had been in'-^HI- health for a year. r . Besides Mrs. Millety she Ms sur-".i vivcd by t ' four other sons and daughters, K Elmer and Hassel Hall" of Luxora,' H*aryeyJHall<of Blythe-', vtllo, and nobertvHalT of Turrell; three Mothers, G.uW. Faught, of Blydievlllc, Jim Faught of Forty and Eight, and Floyd Faught of Vicksburg, Miss, and two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Mason of Tyler, Mo, and Mrs. Tennle Scarlett of Bly- tlievllle. DBS MOINES, la. (UP)—At least Dunova Glbbs, 12, won't have to lyorry about inlays nnd bridges for her teeth when' she grows up. When Dunova lost her bnby teeth she became tccthless. No permanent teeth replaced- them. A dentist's X-ray disclosed that only six little "pegs" were growing through her lower jaw. The dentist made her a plate, Which he now remodels at intervals to fit changes in' her mouth. Forest Green Uniforms Replace "White Wings" NEW BRITAIN, Conn. <0P) — There was a lime when street- cleaners were known as '.'White Wings" and they had but one Job In mind. But time sweeps on. The city's Works Department em- forest ,,. _.„..,. 't llree * c « k s ago In a surprise move ployes .„„ ,,^ „.„. ??/?',. i. J? adk ' Of °», ch » r 8« s he. had exceeded his green uniforms, with the initials certified his disquallflca- authority in disposing of a "frozen P , w . D. on the cap On the back „,«„ i,» ic „ - M ci,i..,i «,^»^,,K ( » or :. Uw dC p ar t, n ent in'a LS a safely slogan-'Bave a Life, the area Involved. he Is a resident closed bank. Drive Slow." Negro Allegedly Caught -" > 'Peeping' Is Jailed. Peeping into a house caused Coy s Smith, 45-year-old negro to, .be. lodged in the city Jail pending ^ a hearing in municipal court on" a charge, not yet formally filed. The negro, was discovered peep-^ Ing Into the bedroom of the Jesse Brown residence, Cherry and Franklin streets, Monday night,by police who were hunting another man. Mr. Brown was In the bedroom while Mrs. Brown and her '.daughter \\ere listening to the radio In the living room, Police Chief E. X.' Rice said. WEATHER, Arkansas—Pair tonight and Friday. ' ! . Memphis and vicinity—Generally fair and continued hot'tonlgtfi and Friday. , "-

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