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VOI.UMK XXXIV—NO. ' BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMUTANT NEWSPAPER OP NOJVTHEABT ARKANSAS AND HnirTHKMKT x,,«cn,mt BlytiMivllle Courier Ulj'theville llernlil IN SUITE SEiTE EVIDENT UN Allacks On Administration Spread To Upper House At Little Rock U'JTLE ROCK. Mar. 15. till')— Rumblings of dissension, evident in the house during the past few days, appeared In the senate (oduy when Senator Joe Hall of Scotland urged members of the upper house to "take the matters of legislation into our own hands/' Hall told fellow senators "we have- been brought here under a delusion. The legislature was called as a matter of |>olitical expediency." lie charged that Guv. Curl E. Bailey was misleading In his spc-ecli to the joint session Thursday "at the time he made his 'ilemagoguery' statement." "There has been gross misconduct in expenditure of funds for stale welfare," he added. "We're hopelessly floundering here," lie said, "because of the misleading statement made in the opening speech. The chief executive said there are no funds, even to maintain the shoulders of our good highways. "The next day after he said this $736,000 was put into our state treasury. Mills could be used by appropriating the money for the highways.' "Do Sainrthlng or Go Home" Hall's talk followed expressed sentiment by Senator J. L. shaver of Wynne -and Hendrix Rowell of Pine Bluff Hint the legislators either "do something or go home." "We've been here five clays and !/.veitt c|;ne anything." Shaver said, "If you leaders have something good don't keep holding it hack -run it out here in the open. I will vote for it If It is for the general welfare of the state." Rowell furthered Shaver's charges by predicting "\ve are not going to get anything done. We are powerless. We arc under contract mid we can't afford to 'impair our credit," The senate adopted, by voice vote, a resolution introduced by Senator Clyde Ellis of Bentonville requesting congress to authorize , $15 per Individual old age ]ien- Eion regurrtlesj of. whether or not states match funds. Senator Ellis' said old age pensions in Arkansas had been more or less a "farce." Russell Phillips Heads County Auto Association Russell Phillips was elected president of the Mississippi County Automobile association In a meeting last ntsht at the city hall, when the organization -was completed. Other officers named 1 were: Jessee Stitt, secretary; C. R, Babcock arid C. A. Cunningham, directors from Blylheville. Osceola members will mee't within a short time to elect four directors and two more will also be named, among tlie Blythevilje members. " '; William McComb'of LHtlj-.-Rock. managing director of the .Arkansas Automobile club, spoke at tjie meet- ins.'. Another representative of the state group was Miss Pearl Downs, who Is connected with the educational department. Mississippi Valley I^M\ ISIylhevIlli) bnl!y Wews /llilCANSAS ANI3 SOUTHEAST MISSOURI To Oppose Diversion Of Common School Funds LITTLE HOCK, Ark., Mar. 15 —1'lans for opposing the proposed diversion of common school funds to other agencies were mndc by cducatlnal leaclm yesterday at a meeting in olllcus of the Arkansas Kdiiculion nssociiuion here. Di'. Hoy W. Holier!* of Riyelte- vllle, president of the association, and J. W. itumey, superintendent of Fort Smith .a-liools, said they favored cnlargi-nx-nt of Ihe eqiiul- 1/iiiB unid provkk-d no money is transferred from the common idiool fund for unit purpose', An attempt will probably be made to block passage of a bill by Senator Thompson and Senator Mlllum which seeks to place in the state oqnaliKlnij fund im per cent of the revenue from the cigarette lux, Instead or the « per cent now received by the fund. The remaining 40 per cent would be diverted from the common school fund under the Thompson-Milum Mil. Was Familiar Figure At Osceola For Many Years lo the country whidi he left as a discouraged, penniless jouth lUieMuoluci Adolf Hllle, lelurned In triumphant glory r,s its new leader when he entered Austria at I,iu,. BB p iclu , T ,| | t , ,,,e above nullo- pholo. Standing in his open car, grin,, serious. Hitler received tumultous welcome from lit, own country men and immediately proclaimed ns fuimied Ms dream of nn S chh,« between Auslrl,, and Oevmany. Thirty thousand •••- •• • ••• • >.t.imnuj. OSCEOLA, Ark,, Mar. is.—Funeral .services for Jacob Doyle, 93, tall.er of George Doyle of (his city, will be held at, Old Apple Creek Presbyterian church, near Cape Girardeau, Mo., tomorrow afternoon by the Rev. C. H. Morton, pastor of the First Presbyterian church of that city. Mr. Dovle, famliarly known us 'Grandpa- Uo.vle ta old mid yoims In Osceola, where he hail made his home with his son's family for Hie pas', twelve years, died In the Masonic Home In St. Loills where he hod been a patient for several ii'ionllis. Born at the foot of Lookout Mouutaiii in North Georgia, he came' to Arkansas in 1854 and settled 'near Batesville where he enlisted in the Batesville regiment under Colonel Shaver lor the Civil War. Soon after the war lie moved to Cape Oiranlcau. Following his graduation from Doyle of this city, J. : Marvin-.Oiyle _, . , ' " r " / •; ot Cincinnati. Ohio;, Mrs. ,6nie rederal Income Tax Cotner, Cape Girardeau,,and' Mrs. D. : M.. Margrave,' Haytl, : Mo.! ! Gfeorse Doyle and famili' wil drive "to Cape Girardeau this af ternoon. . •:(!, , : SEATTLE (UP)—Harry Kirwin. commercial photographer, tired of havirig- his .name misspelled. . He chan^eil It to Kirwin Zyxzo. "Every one spells .my . name a different way," he explained. "All they have to do no\v is look for the last name in the telephone directory." BLYTHByil,LK. f j|\ltKANSAS. TUMSIMV, MARCH 15, KKifi Tnuiitp|mmll^^claitlisJ I is Uomdaml SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS S ooM-sleppl,,g Nad nation abandoned troops preceded HlUer's improve ™|ry mto A,.s.r!a and th normal ncllvllles to proclaim Its new "savior." Another "meanest thief" stole about $50 In collections of the Church of the Immaculate Conception Inst night when he bur- Aircvaft Manner! Rv FIVP g)nrimj " lc s " fL ' " l "'<•' rectory. rtiu.idii, manned D_y l ive BcsWos the money n plstol Wlis also stolen. n v L c' n i 'i ™ e Rev - Josc ' lh Murphy "eft Driusn Steamer Bombed tllc house about s.-so o'clock and when lie returned two hours later, 15 he found his safe open. The thief had apparently en- BARCELONA, Spain, Mar. <UP)—A rebel hydroplane, man- netl by five Germans, was shot down in flames near Vlnaroz, on the coastal road, it was announced officially today nil five occupants of the plane were killed. One Killed On Sleamer BARCELONA, Mar. 16 (UP) — tered the house through iv rear window, after removing the screen, and hud successfully worked the combination. » uouii i nj, (Ha gi rtunui-iuii 11UIE1 *jim\rfiiuijti t\ t ivittl. ID V Ur i — the old Pleasant Hill Seminary ut The British steamer Slanweil was FruiUand, Mo., lie taught school bombed and set afire off Tarra- 32 -years in Cape Girardcau. He Bona, south of here, early today was a member of Wilson • Masonic by an unidentified airplane, dislodge, at Pocahontas, Ivio., the, Os- jatches._,said.- The -vessel--did -not ceola Eastern Star ; cfiapter ( and: shik./. the First PresbyterianXiCliurth, of -,°ye person was reported : 'k'ilied Cape Qirardeau. well-''versed In -*—*- J "-Masonry, and in Arkansas'. nnd Missouri history, lie jVas a ifiost interesting conversationalist. ;j _. He leaves four chrfir^fi; l ,teforje S^Pprd the yessel anil several otli &-J were . wounded. ' Including".-a Danish observer of tlie anti-piracy patrol. , Miss Turner Speaker At B. & P. W. Club Session '"AbiTrmality and fSotial Con- <luct" was the subject discussed by Miss Winnie Virgil Turner at n meeting of the Business and Professional woman's club at the Ifotel Noble last night. Ihe talk was the last lesson in a psychology study course that Miss Turner lias been conducting. In her talk, she attempted to create a better understanding of people who an,' considered unstable. Returns Due Today LITTLE ROCK. Ark.,,fM{4/i''l5.— Income tax retunis,: (reached, I the office of Homer M.'-Mklns', collector of internal revenue'"for Arkansas, In about (he same number yesterday as on the corresponding 'xlate In former years, officials said.' Today is the last day for filing Income tax returns for 1931 income. '• Feds Charge He Sold Army Plans IUT€LL YOU BY BOB BURNS _ I was Jest reading where some big sclentlsl said that part of the damage caused by floods is compensated by the knowledge we gain. Durin' this recent flood out here, one little town in the valley was Isolated. An old native rigged up a ferry boat and charged people ten cents to get across to the main land. An actor came running down to the old man and says "I've got lo get over to Hollywood and I've only got a nickel." The old man says "Well, If you ain't got but a nickel, you won't be any better off in Hollywood than you are over here, 1 Stock Prices NEW YORK, Mar. 15. (UP) — 'War" stocks led a recovery on the stock exchange today. Gain. 1 , ranged from one to four (Mints. A T & T 131 3-8 Anaconda Cop 331-4 Assoe D G 6 Belli Sleel 58 3,8 Boeing Air 29 3 Chrysler 54 ..IS .. I2» 1-2 .. 3!) 3-4 .. 35 . G5 3-' 35 7-) N Y "central '. ir, Cities Serv Coca Cola On Elec Geu Mot Int Harvest Montgomery W.ir-l r.ckard I 3 !iIIlips Pet Radio 4 1-4 37 i-: 6 3-: Eclienly Disl 61 5-f 14 3-4 Eirnmoiks Socony Vac Std Oil N J .^ 57 ).j Texas Col p 43 'Meanest Thief" Opens Safe At Catholic Rectory Sponsors Would Install Police Iransmitter In This City Seeks To .Wrest Inquiry Control From l)iJevy ! ;Deal Voluntary subscriptions totaling $315 to n fund for obtaining necessary equipment to Install u police r/ullo station here have been announced by Chief of Police 'fi. A. lilce. The city police department, slate l»llce patrolmen stationed here, and sheriff's deputies, with the Uud Cason post of Ihe American Legion, »re sponsoring the move- n'tnl to (jblain; a po'.ieev Irrinsmlt- ter I fere. " " • V-. • • <* 9iibscrib('rs'--JWliQ-. .have, already: ;;ald ttu'ir 'siiuscrlpUoits to' "the fund include: Farmers Bank nlul Trust company, $50; Vlrst Nallon- nl -Bank, $50; .Coca Cola Bottling company, $50; Phillips Motor company, $25; Blyiheville Canning company, $25; Federal Compress and Warehouse company, $25; The Fuehrer Formally Accepts Austrian;; Into Nation; Jews Cannot Voli; VIKNN/l, aia. 15. r.-i Adulf llltii'r l.-n the alrpoil fin- Munli'li lud.iv ai 5:1(1 p.m. V155NNA. Mar. 15, (U|>) Illy Ti'lephont' In IjjndolD—Tin- prUU< of Ihe Cieruuin army yooso-sloppod |w«t I'Vicliivr AdciH llltliT today as he formally in'cuplcd Austria 'lulu the (lermtin lielcli and proclaimed lls "fuluri' mi.wloii"--lo bo (ho newest frontier of grand. 1 !- Oermiiny aiul Us tlelomlor ngulnsl enemies. War planc.s runrcd overhead as Infantry, cavalry, nrdllctry, (auks nnd armored cara piissuil In i-ovlew befoni the fuehrer who stood on the of Uio old llaixiburn pulaee llerot'.'i fk|inire anti the tomb of tlie unknown soldier. In accepting tlie entrance of his hoinrlnml Inlo tlie Hclcli as "(lie greatest accompllsliment of my life" Hitler giivo hint of Ihe promised land of Na/.ILsin when he said: "By work and Industry imcl collaboration wo will BO\VB Ihe grcnl social proulems," UmuiredK of (hmisands were inussi'd nroiiiKl ll.e smiino mildly chc'erhn; Hitler iiml tho troops. It was Ihe most Impressive million 1 display Vleiinn hns seen Mnce the World War. Wlillo tho pageanlry was In progress (he siwcdy work of Nav.illcu- tlon of Austria coiilliiucd. )leguln- tlons for Ihe April 10 plebiscite were Issued mid they Included thin sentence: "Jews arc excluded from voting," typifying tlie repression of the Jews which Is In progress In the country. Hitler's speech cnme between Ihe ceremony of laying a wrciilh on tl.u tomb of tlie unknown soldier ami the military review. Its high came when he said solemnly: ' "i us fuehrer report Hie entrance of my home country Into the Clerman Reich." Prior to Hlller's speech Dr. Arthur Von Scyss-InqtiarX hamlcil over to Hitler his powers us pro WASHINGTON;.,Mor.' 'lG. (UP) — I Democtatlc-fiepubllcan coalition, .fiday, Introduced a resolution injSlihllcy _ — „... Ihe: house and senate for a com-'P nn yi $25; Huubarcl Hardware company, Wholesale $2,5; A. O. Grocer cam- ma be sent lo Chief - ,. „.... _ „ Brolli- slonal investigation of the New Deal's Tennessee Valley Authority. Further details regarding the The identical resolutions, draft- proposed station are to be an ed at a secret conference, were noimced within a few days Sub- designed to check efforts of ad- serlpllons ministration leaders to regain control of (tie Impending Investigation, which generally is expected to provide the most powerful political nmmunlflon ot the 1938 campaign. Senator H. Styles Bridges (Rep., N. H.) and Senator William H. . rui King (Dem., ytnh) in the senate corded coinoineti Representative Walter Q. Andrews (Rep., N. Y.) nnd Representative Andrew J. May (Dem., Ky.) In the house to sponsor the resolution. s Smelt S Steel 70 54 1-4 Charged with selling military defense secrets to a foreign power, Otto Hermann Voss, above, German-born naturalized American, proves that seven years can- do much to alter political beliefs. O men who arrested him at work In the Seversky Airchaft Corp, Pann- ingdale, L. I., said he Is now an outspoken advocate of Nazism, while seven years ago lie allegedly was discharged from n ship building concern for Marxism. "prencWng Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS,- 111., Mar 15 (UP)-Hogs: 9,000 ' ' Top. 9.40 110-230 Ibs., 8.15-9.35 140-160 Ibs., 1.75-8.50 Bulk sows, 7.75-825 Cattle: 3.000 Steers. 7.85-9.10 Slaughter steers. C.00-850 Mixed yearlings, heifers, 650-800 Slaughter heifers, 5,75-850 Beef cows, 5.00-6.00 Cutters and low cutters, 4.00-4.75 ChicagoVheat Motorist Bowls Over Pugnacious Black Bear STB. ANNE DES MONTS,' Que. (UP)—George Gasse, driving with his wife on a lonely strctcli of highway near here, rounded a sharp curve and van confronted by a huge black bear. Tlie bcar.rearcd on its hind legs, showed every Intention of leaping upon the hood of the car, which was moving slowly. Gassc stepped on the accelerator. There was a resounding thud and Die car came to a stop. The ibear rolled over a couple of times, got to its feet, shook Itself as though looking for broken bones, and trotted hastily into the bush. New loiloy. James Ulackwood, of Ma- mer Russian army pilot, In re- nlla. Is now awaiting the action of -sponsc to a request by Pan-Amer- clrcult court on a charge of grand 'can Airways for specifications for larceny and Theodore Brannon. of planes to be used in its proposed Leachvlllc, waived preliminary hear- trans-Allantlc passenger service. NEW YORK, Mar. 15 .(tiPt — Cotton closed steady, open high Mar 818 896 May 888 897 July 893 9D3 Oct 903 911 Dec 002 912 Jan 903 May J..1. May Jul. open 8G3-S 627-8 high 865-8 835-8 i ow 861-8 821.3 close 861-8 _ 831-8 Chicago Corn open high low close Cotton low 877 868 893 002 902 close £91 892 8.19 9(<8 908 912 g03 911n Spots closed steady at 398, up 4. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, Mar. i5. (UP) —Cotton futures closed ste.idy lo- day with five to seven point gains open high .899 899 898 901 908 Mar May July Oct Dec Jan. S14 917 918 910 914 S23 925 925 low close 904b 906a Ml 906 913 9SO 926 923 907 914 917 918 Spots dosed steady at 916, up fi. British boys of today are nearly ,T" -"&H 10^- ClOSe UHLui* wvijc- wi luuuy iAIC IltNtUJ 573-4 581-4 573-4 581-810 pounds heavier and two Inches 593-8 60 583-8 60 taller tlmti those of 50 years ago. Cases Growing Out of* Chicken Thefts Heard , , — "•" I-""- »= H—- genera, concl tons that won vlnclal chancellor-president and was rant (l re( , uolton ,„ ^agc designated by Illllcr SUilthaUor, or .. O)1 uc | w)r of Bl| nf riHatai , governor of tho Gorman province lw,i| 0 i ls i urn authored lo ot Austria. . n.ni I,., I,, _'., ... . . . Bailey Is Opposed To Civil Service Repeal UTI'LK UOCK, Mivr. I5.-C10V. Carl E. lialU'y .said lust night ho lm<l refused to liu-lmtc reiX'iil of the state- civil service law In lil.i Kiwclal session call Iwniisi) "I fell Ihrn, as I ill) now that It has not had 11 full Irlul," "I I'xpri'ivx'il myself in my mos- •'uje lo (he genrrni assi'iubly ic- fe'iirdlint nieasureii Incliitlcd In Ihe assembly cull." Mr. liailcy en Id. "J li'll that u further I'xpn-sslon from mu uiuli'r onlimiry circiiiiislniieea would lit- Inln-pivlod us an Invasion by mo of Ihe leglslullvc fimclloi). "However since my utlltmle lias been i|iicstli>iii'il, ninilclonsly by some nnd Ijoiioslly )>y others. 1 |jc- llevi; a S«IIM> of cominon courtesy uramls mi> tin' rlifhl lo say thai many liii|wiliiiil- In lira lo liu-liuli- ivpiMil of civil ;;«• llio li'Dlslilllvi) cull I did nii.M' 1 foil ll.cn, in I ilo now. iiini, H liu-i not hod n lull 11 FIGHT CUT IN Association Of Labor Ex- cculives Announce Stand Against Reductions WASHINGTON. Mar. 15. (UP) — Hallway laiior voted today lo resist vigorously wage rediictlons which wmilil altal nearly 1,000,000 employes and which have been proposed by directors of the Association oi American rallronils. George fit. Harrison, president of Ihi! !-ii!|i.vuy Inbor executives association, which includes nil railroad mills, announced tho decision lo light wage culs as he emerged from the executives' meeting (o attend the While House mooting, called by President lioosevell to consider the railroads' critical financial and economic problems, "There is no Justification for n reduction In wastes," Harrison (raid. "The railroads recently got an increase In freight nites whlcli more than compensates them for the wage Increases granted, us lust summer. "There lias been no change h general conditions that would war .thql they wlHi vigorously resist any effort'on (lie purl of (he railroads lo cut wages.' 1 Seversky Aircraft Corporation Announces HugfJ New Airship Designed FARMING-DALE. N. Y. (UP) — The Seversky Aircraft corporation nmioimced today that It had designed a "super clipper," capable of carrying 120 passengers ami u crew of IB across (he Atlantic In 12 hours, which could be cotivert- ed Into a bomber with a crulalmj Further developments were re-j ran 80 of 12,000 miles and a speed in re cases nl Manila, cvt-iuj/u ivi tw welt; rt;- i •••••o*' —• »*,,vivu m•!•-.> U*IIL ;cent chicken stealing I of 3 °0 miles uer hour, anlla, when several i Tne Ptone was design?'. d by Ma- cases n Manila, when several i >(! pane was esgne y Ma- cases were called In municipal court )J° r Alexander P. de Seversky, for- a similar offense. The case of Mrs. Ing at Lrachville today nnd was held to circuit court. In todays court .here, Johnnie f/Dwery was held lo circuit court on a charge of accessory after the fact of grand larceny. Similar action was taken in the case of Cotton Morris, charged with ...~ ......^ v . Bob Wilson, charged witii a similar offense, was dismissed on n motion by Die slate. Bob Wilson, charged with )«r- jury, was dismissed on a motion by the state, as was Bob Blackmon, charged with accessory after the facl of grand larceny, and Blllle Shillings, charged with perjury. In another cnsc. Jlmmlc Holmes pleaded guilty to a charge of petit larceny and was fined $10. He Is alleged to liave stolen some beer ofl a truck. Expect New Bank To Open Soon At Marion MARION, Ark., htar. 15. — The proposed Citizens bank, to replace the closed Bunk of Marlon, probably will be opened early next week. Frank Pogtemnti. who is to be cashier, said yester . slated day. "Our charter is assured." he said, adding thai "only a few details In connecllon with complying with FDlc requirements remain to be arranged." Pogleman said the bank would have a capital of $30,000 and a surplus of $6,000. SEWARD, Alaska (UP) — Allan Pelerion, deputy U. S. marshal, said that one reason for the falling off In the codfish catch at Unga was the active crab fishing by foreign fishermen tended to lessen the food supply of the flsh, Says Dictators Will En- crouch On Western Hemisphere Unless Checked WASHINGTON, Mar. 15, (UP) —Kepr<s«t(fltlvc James W. Wadsworth (Hep., N, Y,) told Ihe house loday that tlie United States nceda i navy even stronger than the one :ojiU'i»p!atcd by President Roose- ' 'ell to defend the western licml- iphore against Ihe "march of dictatorships," U'udlng Ihe cccoml day of de- Ma on the billion dollar Vlnson )UI to authorize -10 new fighting :hl|is, Wudstvorth maintained that America must be nWe to defend :he western hemisphere by her )wu power. "1 believe in lt navy strong enough to defend the western leiuUphcrc," lie said. "We alone must defend this enil.spliorc and to do so effectively we have got tu .have a strong mivy-stronger than we have now, stronger even limn this bill would lo said Ihat If ccnl.al Eurojie s unlled under one government Hid Ihe pressure of population conllmics the world will sec "another example of what's going on In chlim but on u much larger "if this (crrlblo march of force goes on," he said, "It will reach the western hemisphere and when It reaches the western licnilsplire It reaches us. "I regard this bill as indicating « realization of that grim, tact-ii realization Hint we cannot muster the destiny 'of the world' but \vc can master out- own ties- liny." Approves Consolidation Oi Deli and/Ekron District! School District .'18, Ekron, be came a part of District 33, Dell, when no protest developed at the hearing conducted today by Judge S. L. Glndlsh when u petition \v«s offered to consolidate tha districts. The annexation 1.1 being made primarily so that high school atu- dcnls of Ihe Ekron community may nttcnd the high school at Dell, where some hove been going for several years. It lias not yet ben decided whether the eight grades of the white school at Ekron, whlcli arc tmight by two teachers, and the eight grades of tlie negro school, which are taught by one teacher, will be continued or wl.clhcr some of the grades will be consolidated with those at Dell. Fleet Holds War Games SAN PEDRO, Calif., Mar. 15 (UP) - Tim United States fleet moved out to sea today for the 1038 war games that will give the Pacific coast line defenses a rigorous test of nullity to repel a naval attack from a foreign power. The fleet movement was kept a naval secret and It was impossible lo distinguish which ships were la the van guard "as the warships moved through the channels of the Los Angeles-Long .Beach breakwater. For six weeks approximately 60,000 officers and men on more than 150 surface craft and 400 warplanes will engage in mock battles testing theories. learned in the 19 years' experience and study since Ihe World War. Admiral Olaude C. Bloch, commander in chief, wa^aboard the flugslilp, u. S. S;'\Penn5ylyanlB when lie ordered the fleet' Into UCllOll. ' •', j ( |i;j; ,!.. The departure orlg||jia-lly'-j f. «ias scheduled for yesterday -morning but was -•-•- • - • . . 6 reasons. delayed for unexplained As Light Came File Brief To Support Clayton-Caruthers Plea LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Mar. 15.— A brief in support of the habeas corpus petition of Jim X. CVirrnlh- ers and Bubbles Clnyton. MissLssIpp county negroes who are In tho death house at (lie Arkansas state penitentiary, was filed In federal court .yesterday by John A. Hibbler, Solplo A. Jonesboro and J. R. Booker, negroe.v, lawyers for the condemned pair. Hearing on a petition to prevent execution of the two negroes was held before Judge Thomas C. Trimble in federal court last Wednesday and lawyers for the condemned men and the slate were directed to nle briefs. Clayton and Camthcrs were convicted in Mississippi county circuit court at Blyiheville for criminal assaull on ti young while woman In 1935. Robert J, Brown, lawyer for Lcs- ler Brockelhursl, another inmate of the death house, said he will sludy the brief of Clayton-Carulh- ers counsel before applying to Judge Trimble for a writ of habeas corpus, similar to Ihe writ under which execution of the negroes has been stayed nearly two years. Teacher Examinations To Be Held Thursday, Friday Would-be teachers of Mississippi county schools may teke examinations at the Blytheville court house Thursday and Friday, it has been announced by Mrs. Thomas U. Ivy, county examiner, who con-1 ducts the examinations. Wild with joy, a loud cry bursting {rom his lips, Amos Franklin Morrison, above, of Tvledta, Pa., V&s'caught by the camera in this sfrllcing picture as he saw light lor the first time since he became blind in 1918. Morrison recently underwent delicate operations, to be climaxed by transplanting of corneas from other eyes to his j.ewn to restore full vision.., State Legion Officials ' Due Here This Afternoon Slate leaders of the American Legion are expected to arrive here at five o'clock to take part In the birthday party which the Dud Cason post is having tonight when members of the 12 chapters-in the fifth district and members of the Paragould and Caruthersvllle posts will also be guests. "Food and fun" Is the theme of tiie party, which Is to begin at seven o'clock with C. A. Cunningham, the post's first commander, as master of ceremonies. Miami Regatta May Bring Out 94 M.P.H. Speed MlAMr, Pia. (UP) _ sixteen speedboat races will be jammed Into one afternoon of racing in ths annual Dlscayne Bay "Golden Jub. lice" Power Boat RegMla on Sunday, March 20. When the regatta was held first In 1912, the fastest boats boasted, of 25 miles an hour lop speed, but In this year's race the speediest craft will be aiming at 90 to 100 miles. The regatta originally was scheduled for two days, March 19 and 20, but due to complaints against the tremendous noise of the racing boats, the committee decided to crowd the entire program into Sunday afternoon. . , Probably the fatest boat at the meeting will be Jay Rutherford's American Gold Cup champion, Juno, which is expected to reach 94 mites an hour or more". WEATHER Arkansas—Partly cloudy tonight and Wednesday; cooler tonight and in east and south portions Wednesday. Memphis and vicinity—Showers and thunder slorms tonight; lowest temperature 54 to 68; Wednesday Jair and colder. The maximum temperature here yesterday was 82, minimum 61, clear, according to Samuel p. Noirls, official weather observer.

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