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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPRn. np Mr>nTHP.ASi> Amr««r.ir. ..,« _. VOLUME XXXIV—NO. 308. BJytheville Courier Blythevllle Herald Mississippi Valley Loader Blythevllle Dolly News THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI B1.YTJIEV1LMS, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1C,, 1938 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS TWENTY NINE INJURED IN TORNADO HERE Antagonism To Administration Marks Sessions Of Both State Houses LITTLE ROCK, Mar. 1C (UP) —Revenue Commissioner Z. JU. McL'arroll appeared on the senate floor at 2:30 p. m. today to make a report requested by flial body of Ms collection of funds from liquor distributors and Its payment to undercover men In enforcing the slate's liquor nifas- uie. LITTLE ROCK, Mar. 16. (UP)— Repeated attacks on Oov. Carl E. Bailey from the senate floor today foreshadowed discussion on state highway legislation. Senator Henry B. Hardy of Circenbrier charged that the current extraordinary session is a .supplementary political meeting of the state of Arkansas between two rival factions. "We are only jockeying for position In the next governor's race," (lie Faulkner county senator said. "This session is superflous. It is purely propaganda to hoodwink us into voting lor that bond refunding proposition which will lower (he credit of the state and hurt its name. ''If I Were Governor" "If I were governor I would try lo get out- of debt, try to use some sensible economy. It is high time for some man to get at the helm who knows something about rigid . economy and It /alls upon as as our duty to see to It that economy is supplied." The bill under consideration is for appropriation of $1.000,000 from the highway maintenance tund for the remainder of the bi-annual period, beginning June 30, 1939; senator Luther»-J. > Wilkes of. Helena introduced the bill. . Senator Fred S. Armstrong of Fort smith inlroduced a motion lo delay final reading of the hill for 24 hours but shortly before adjournment for the noon hour the motion was modified and accepted to resume discussion this afternoon. Queer Pranks And Quirks Of Yesterday's Tornado Revealed Showered ||y Debris 'those of faclory employes, not n MIS. Han M. BOHlley, SO, had woikcr was Injured. The new Hlcc- ahvays heard thai one should fall Sllx factory mid its m women and prone on the ground when a tor- girls who are now employed there nodo approaches. She did this when were about 100 feel west of (lie she spied the cloud us she was go- 1 path of the tornado Ing from her home 1901 West Ash I ... street, lo the stove at 2018 West I Finds Bicycle Under Car Main street. She covered her head I Louise Vance hunted her bicycle with her coal and held fust to some [ everywhere after (lie storm when grass as the wind whipped , .she found it the bike was- under tall about her. Her head was cut and lied body scratched and bruised but these injuries ace not expected to prove serious. Mrs. Dwight Bentley. her 19-year old daughter in law. who accompanied her. attempted to run. As she did so the wind whipped her doivn the street and into the fork of a tre«. three feet from the ground, where she held fast until the storm was over. Her only injuries were scratches and bruises. * * » See Two Tornadoes There were two separate tornadoes here and in pemlscot county, Mo., in Ihe opinion of Mr. and Mrs. E. M. McCall who watched one of the twisters from their car on Highway 61 near Haytl about four o'clock yesterday afternoon as they ivere returning home from Portageville. .After the funnel- the car and the garage which lor- merly housed (he automobile, was fennel , r >o feet away. PK01 COUNT, Whitney Is TORNADO H5ES!? di DEfllH OF FOUR Properly Loss Also High In Windstorm Late Tuesday Afternoon 1'ioni itcd lo lli'il MontlBiie Wilder, age six was wrapped in u blanket Jjcd when the wind came up Her HY MAX STUUM Special Correspondent HAYTI. Mo,. March 18.— A tor- iindo which .swept a 17-mile puth j undo which .swept a 17-mile puth weeks, through the northwest porlion ol In a |,Pemlscot county yesterday nfter- """ noon caused' death to four her,i r i i - . nuuii viiunbii v^tn 111 lu mill i)i.i o her found her n, anoilier bed |solls . , njll) . les more „ )ess sei .^ us . nad'^SeY™'' 1 """•"* su "'"' •»,. to i.^ --IS?'"-ffSt Tossed Into I>rawcr Autrynell Lambert wiped her eyes after Ihe storm to find herself in a dresser drawer. When the wind started, she was sitting In a chair in the living room. Telephone Company Loss Estimated Around $3,000 Damage lo lines' and poles of tho shaped cloud passed the McCalls I Southwestern Bell Telephone corn- came on and when they reached pany by the storm Yarbro they saw the second cycloi 1 ., ln the vicinity of Blythevllle. "Wagon "Swapping" One strange prank of the storm was reported at the home of Jesse Sides at 2010 West Ash. Sides said he had two wagons In his yard, some distance apart. A team was tied to one wagon. After the tornado the wagons had changed places, the horses still tied to tho same wagon. • • • Faclory Workers Escape Although many of the homes destroyed or badly damaged were which struck here late yesterday afternoon wn.s estimated- 1 today at approximately $3,000 by Mrs. Vena Henley, manager ot the local office. Linemen loclay were busy repair- Ing the damage and many phones out of commission for some hours after the storm were again ready tor use this afternoon. Officials of the Arkimsas-Mis- souri Power Corporation were un- Takes 'Indispensible Mejas- ures' Along Fro.nph- Spanish Frontier • PARIS. March 10. (OP)—Prance hns taken "indispensable measures" to protect the Spanish bor- Cowart Flays Bailey LITTLE ROCK, Mar. 16. (UP)— Sharp criticism -was leveled at Qov. Carl E. En Hey today from the floor of the house by Representative Claud Cowart of Baxter county. "The governor called this special I d er, the government. announced session and put us on the spot! . totte J'. as a high Spanish loyalist v.'ith the rest of the state " Cowart 1 50 " rcc told lllc United Press (hat suid in supporting his resolution a "" e!irtl y state" had furnished a ealllno on the governor to address . rge Quantity of munitions to the a joint session and disclose the pE!"?. 5 - ' ,., ' projram for freeing bridges nnd I I"' 1 '-Pensable niea. 5 «res for rebuilding roads : curlt " nave been takc » "'""£ the .... ' . Pyrenees border which events As we stand today there is no fiollt h of the frontier necessitates," erly damage estimated ixt $30,000. The funnel-slmped cloud which made lls appearance south'of Ba- kcrville, eight miles west of here, shortly after four o'clock wns viewed at a distance by hundreds of Pemlscot county people. Scores of Hfiytlans had virtually a ringside scat, many witnessing for the first time n real tornado, ns the destructive whirlwind made Its tlilrty- mlnutc progress through what old- times called the "Hurricane Trail" which roughly follows the old northeastward bed of Elk chute. The dead so fur leiwrted here arc: Grady H. Sanderson (white), 25, farmer of the linkcrvllle community. Willie Johnson, negress, and her nine-year-old son. Junior Johnson, nnd Harriett Belts, ncgress. on the Curry farm two miles southeast of New Charge NEW YORK, Mnr. la. <ui') — Ulchurd Whilncy, former president »r the New York slock exchange, pltndcd Kiillly today to a second Indictment. this one charging Unit lie stole 5103,000 In bonds from Ihc Ni'w Yurk Ynchl club ol which ho '"is uensiivcr, Whitney, who ptcu<l«l guilty M.mdny to larceny ol n $100,000 family trust, fund, will bo sentenced en both charges Murrh 28. He lures n possible imulnmm seiitenco of 10 to 20 years In prison imltis Hie two separate grand larceny In- cllclmeuts are consolldnlcd. 1ILLK1E EKEI TO IKE SHE Confers With TV A Director Regarding Private Utilities Sale imate Warricll, Mo. in the northwest sec- lion of the county. The injured Included Mrs, J. D. Franks and Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Bullock.? of the Bakervllle district; B. H. Williams and Oval Harrlng of the Bragg city district, and six negroes In the Wardell, and pas- cola district?. ' • Two negroes, Tim Ivory and J, D. Fisher, were injured at Wardell. .the latter seriously. • V In the adjoining county of-bunk-. UN four persons were killed, three 'members of a white family and u t • ii • • one'negro. Lee Walker,'71, his wife, Memphis Hospital Emma Walker. 74, and a son.-Bert ^•"MEMPHIS, Mnr. IB ' (UP)—Dr Wnll!Cr . 25 . living on the Hempliill W.,:G. Pittman of Pine Bluff, Ark i fnrm ' nvc ralles southeast of Ken- died today at Baptist Memorial' nel1 ' Mo - wcre klllcd hospital. He was 56. nblp to give an accurate esti of damage to power lines this afternoon pending completion of repair work.- Damage to some electric lines late yesterday deprived a portion of the city of electric lights for a short time but service was restored last night over the greater; part of the city. Additional repairs were being, .made toilav.- .... "•' Pine Blulf Physician WASHINGTON. Mar. 1C (UP)— Cbiihmnn Wendell Wlllkle of Commonwealth and Southern corporation met with Director David U Ullenthnl of Tennessee Valley authority today, expressing willingness to negotiate Immediate wilo of bis Tennessee Valley utilities. The conference (o discuss stile of Commonwealth and Southern properties to municipalities in tile TVA nren convened ns a showdown n en red in the bitter controversy nmong the TVA directorate. Wlllkle declared ns he entered A ni'gro wns killed on n farm hospital nine days. The body was i some property damage but no sent to pine Bluff today. 'loss of life wns reported at Kennett. the conference thnt: offered flFFICIilL KILLS II, SLIDES Ex-Vice Chancellor Slays Wife nticl Son Before Killing Self VIENNA, Afiir. l«. (UW—Mnjor Emll Fey. former vice chancellor and minister of public security, committed suicide today alter killing hl« wife mid their I0-yeai--okl son. Fey shot his wife nnd their uon nml then shot himself uomctinie during (ho early (hours of Mils morning, Fey was 52. Me .was mudo minister of public safety In 1033 under Chancellor Eugclbert Dollfuss. Then ho become vice chancellor in the Nazi revolt of July, 1834. He was licld n prisoner In the chancellory while Dollfuss, wounded by' Nazis, fled io denlh. Then ho becnmo minister ot public security nnd Interior. He passed out of tho political picture, however, under Hie Kurt Schusclmlgg regime. Ho wns dismissed In n cabinet, shnkcup In October, 1935 aiid a year Inter'was ousted us lender of n scml-f\tsclst untl-Nnzl Helmwehr. organic lion. Soon ntlor the news of Key's suicide was inndo public 11 wns disclosed thai llicro lux) been suicides of other prominent Austrlans. — for sale of our properties lo municipalities In the valley." He ( said thai "If Mr.,LIIlentliat pflersime a fair price for our pro- perties'lie-'will be a big utilities man before nightfall." He leaves his widow, Mrs. Myrtle ' Mrs. Pranks and the Bullocks Pittman. too sons. J. M. and Hu-1 were together In a farm house near cert Pittman. all ot Pine Bluff. BakervlJle leadership for tho state and the general assembly fast is becoming the government announcement said. mired by its own efforts to do some-] It was denied- that there had thing without knowing what is ex- j been troop reeiiforcemenls since pectcd." he declared. , frontier defenses were said to be By a voice vote Cowart's rcsolu- sufficient Won was passed and sent to the! Ic was senate for confirmation i measures' D,,ri J T boro fl r '"** « c «' During the morning Hepresenla- antl-aln boro'mnn th understood that the announced by the government consisted the dispatch of four id an Increase In the number of mobile guards stationed at the principle international stations. lost his fight to amend the tubercular measure to allow establishment of an East Arkansas addition in Jonesboro. The vote againsl the amendment was 67 to 20. ] Close friends of the Craighead' countv representative said a separ- I ate bill calling for the establish-1 NEW YORK, Mar. 15 (UP)—Cot- ment of an addition In Jonesboro 1 'on closed steady. York Cotton would be Introduced later. Horton from the floor urged fellow- members to vote for his amendment while Representative William Thompson of Batesvllle led the forces who voted it down. Thompson's principle objection to the amendment was that funds sought to establish the east Arkansas addition could belter be used in caring for patients at Booneville and Wild Cat mountain hospitals. Stock Prices AT&T., 130 Mar. May Jill. . Oct. Dec. open . 893 . 899 907 . 916 . 91S an high 897 900 907 916 916 917 low 88« 892 895 903 903 907 close 386 893 896 903 903 907 Mar.... May... Jul.... Oct.... Dec.... Anaconda Copper 30 7-8 Associated DO 5 7-B Beth steel 55 Boeing Air 27 3-4 Chrysler 50 3-4 Cities Service 15-8 General Eleclrlc 3B 1-8 General Motors 33 5-8 International Harvest .... 63 1-2 Montgomery Ward 34 N Y Central H 3-8 Packard 4 1-4 Phillips Petroleum 361-8, May Radio 6 1 j»l Schenley Dlst 21 | Simmons 181-8 Socony Vac 13 3-8 Standard Oil N J 49 1-4 Texns orp 40 U S Smelt 67 U s Steel 50 S-8 Spots closed steady at 899, \ip i. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS. Mar. 16. (UP)— Cotlon futures closed steady today, two to five points down. Foreign liquidation and easier foreign cables accounted for decreases. open high low close 911 905 900b-902a 913 920 927 929 931 911 913 920 927 929 931 SOS 907 916 916 918 904 908 916 918 918 Spols closed steady at 9)4. off 2. Chicago Wheat open high low close 85 3-8 88 3-8 85 3-8 87 7-8 82 3-4 85 7-8 82 3-4 84 7-8 Jess White Candidate For First Ward Alderman Jess White today nulhorlzed tho Courier News to make formal announcement of his candldncy for a first regular term ns alderman o! the first ward, subject to the nctlon of the voters at the municipal election April 5. ., Mr. White was elected first ward alderman last year to nil out the unexplred term of W. M. Williams who resigned to conduct n successful campaign for mayor. In announcing his candldncy for a regular two-year term Mr. white Sanderson, who met death in the, nld n ' nl 1|B hlul ear »estly tried to storm, was working ivlth his broth- scrvc lhc bc51 lnl «™sls of Ids ward • - - - and the city generally and thnt his race for a regular term was based on his yenr In office. today, i)oiirlii(f heuvy mills Into UK Ohio and Mississippi valley nflcr a sorlcii of cyclonic storms killed 10 persons nnd Inlurcd approximately 100 taUj Tuesday. One woman was Injured seriously when her fnnn homo -was demolished near Paragould, Eight persons were killed and 50 were Imrl in Bellvllle, ill,, n city o( 30,000 persons where the lor- nadlo winds struck hardest. A storm thnt ripped through a rural area near Bakorvlllc, Mo., yilled six persons, including a family of Ihrco who died when i\ farm home was demolished. Those killed near Bakcrvllle were Leo Walker, 71, UU w,lto, 7+, ft son, Bert Walker, 25, and Qnidy Sanderson, 25. Death ot two unidentified ne- sroes also was reported. iniusicaa 10 auena cmsses at jun-l,.'** u r deaths and.; injury to at lor high school building and tho | lcask 4" persons were 'reported In second grade pupils of Mrs.. George i Alabama and eastern .^isslsslppl. Hunt lo attend at senior hlil.il A negro woman wns klilcd n't De- school building with pupils of the' mopolls, Ala., where high winds third, fourth, fifth nnd sixth smashed more (linn 40 frame slrnn- crades to bo given places at end-, ties and loft several hundred no- bury school. Lanjte Students Will Resume Studies Friday Superintendent w. D.' McOtur- kln today was attempting to complete plans for providing lempo- 329 1 rary school 'students nl Lango school which was iiarllnlly destroyed by tliQ tornado hero late yesterday. Tentative plans call for the first .K ttt !e.,..l>uplls of Miss Elizabeth Halsteaci to attend classes at Jun- Violent Wind Storm Leaves Suffering and Desolation In Waki The loll of persajw known lo Jmve been injured in & tonuuto that struck Ihu we.slern wipe of tho city suddenly lute yesterday afternoon was placed at 2D today, following u complete check of (lie ilevustntcd nven, where heavy pvoiipily damage wn.s IcI'L in the wfiko, of Blythevllle's OUT 1HLLET Low Pressure Area Swings Northeastward After Causing 'Heavy Losses worst, windstorm. J!.v njitmiitfo miracle, there was no loss of life and the -•*majority of those hurl weie EUffer- l«g from comparatively minor Injuries, i . A survey of Iho mile-long; path of dcslriiollon this morning showed Hint 20 buildings were demolished nnd approximately 76 smaller homes and numerous outbuildings dam- lined, In addition to damage to cars, (rucks, signboards, fences, telephone find electric llilcs and marble mom; umoiiUi at Elmwood cemetery where the storm evidently made Its flnal dip before leaving the city. There wns also n heavy loss of personal belongings of the scores of Jamilles whoso homes were In the path of. (he wind. An accurate nnd detailed estimate of the tolnV damage was obviously Impossible lo obtnln but the con- census of a number of local insurance men mid lumber dealers placed the property loss here (not Including household furnishings and personal belongings) at around A Hy United 1'rfss low pressure urea nortliensUvarrt from lower moved Illinois which was demolished -1 by the cyclone. Mrs. Bullock was i reported removed to the Blythevllle I hospital in a serious condition. Others Injured at Bakervllle whose names could not be learned last , ,| night were medical attention. taken to Kennett for Chicago Corn May Jul. open high 57 7-8 59 59 7-8 61 low close 57 7-8 59 59 7-8 60 7-8 er, A. L. Sanderson. In n. field near Bakerville when llicy saw the storm approaching. They ran for a house which they thought was out of the path of the tomtulo. A. L. Sanderson saw the twister was going to strike the house, so fell face down In a field as lie ran from the house. Grndy Sanderson, however, was standing in front of the house when it was blown down on him. A flying plank severed the top of his head. The twister demolished scores of farm homes and bams, killing livestock and poultry caught in Us path. The body of a mule was seen I lying in a field near Bakervllle with a two-by-four plank driven through it, dead chickens were strewn about, their feathers completely picked. One dead mule was seen wrapped around a tree. At some points houses were lifted bodily, crushed and their pieces strewn across the country. Trees were uprooted and carried for scores of yards before being tossed aside. Al one point In the storm's path U was reported that a driven pump ass pulled from the ground. A. L. Sanderson, who went through the tornado and lived to tell about It declared that during the storm he heard something heavy strike the ground near him. When the air cleared he found a Ford truck lying near him. Ife didn't know where the truck hod come from. Both the first nnd second grade pupils of Lange were Instructed to meet ut the Lnime school where they would be taken lo Ihe olher schools by their teachers. School officials said Uiilay this arrangement would be started Friday. that her husband committed I lo Montgomery ;, "I take It ns n compliment] forced (hem to grocs homeless In rnlny weather, Eighteen cars of a Frisco freight train were demolished near Linden. Ala., Injuring tho engineer and fireman, A white, man wns killed at Tarrant clly, Ala., n negro at Mulga find nnothor while man at aun- tcrsvllle. Driving wind nnd rain forced 18 single-seater army planes, down at Htinlsvlllc, Ala. TJie planes were enroute from Ohnmite Field, ill,, the storm Woman "Promt To He Widow" LONDON (UP)—Mrs. Clara W. Bnlchelor, 27-year-old widow, is proud ' suicide, "I take It ns n compliment i to me that ho did It Hint way," ' n 'e United States weather bu- she told the coroner nt the lii- rMU ft t Atlanta said rnin WOB fnll- cmcst on her 33-ycnr-old husband.!'."2 ovcr who wns found dead with his hcnd In n gaa oven. when land.' Being decorative runs ' in*"the' family of 81-year-old Mrs. Ingcr Nelson, above. She's the grandmother of. Ann Sothern ot the . !'. E "l 1 ! erseif is °n= ot- the ! Livestock EAST 6T. LOUIS, HI., Mnr. 16 cUP)-Hogs: 4,500. Top 9.55 Top 9.55 170-230 Ibs,, 9.35-9.50 MO-160 Ibs., 8.00-8.85 Bulk sows 7.90-B.25 Cattle 1,800. Steers 7.50-9.40 Slaughter steers 6.25-9.75 Mixed yearlings and heifers 6.76-8,00 Slaughter heifers 6.00-8.60 Beef cows 5,25-6.00 Cutters & low cutters 4.25-5,00 Legion Post's Activities Are Reviewed At Anniversary Party Slnle Commander R. w. Slsson,, time has grown unlll at the meet- of Little Rock, was the principal j ng tas( , n(gh t there were approxl- spcaker at the 19th birthday pnrty mutely 370 members enrolled in of the American Legion .given here iu ranks. He nlso told of financial lust night by members of the Dud I contributions made by this group Coson post when C. A. Cunningham wns master of ceremonies. One minute tnlks ucre made by Dr. L. A. McDanlel, of Tyronza, fifth district commander: Burt Presaon, state adjutant, Will Burns secretnry of state athletic association, Merlin Flshre. assistant service officer, all of Little Rock, and Jim Sallba of Florence, Ala., formerly commander of the local post, oilier guests included legionnaires from Tyronza, Jonesboro, Llltle Rock, Caruthersvllle, Monett* and Marked Tree. Commander Slsson In discussing "What Ihe Legion Has Accomplished In the Past and What It Hopes to Accomplish -In tho Future" said that practically everything which has been done for the veteran • has been accomplished through the legion organlza- of the southeast today and n. low pressure area was moving toward the valley. Ohio river Council To Study Paving Districts' Assessments $75,000. Tim lonmdo which swooped down on this city wns one of a series of storms which struck widely separated sections of tho Mississippi Vnllcy from Alabama to Illinois. Struck Near D?ll Tho storm started about four o'clock when a dark cloud appeared In the soulhwest. Hall nnd rain fell before the tornado struck on the w, w, Simpson farm near Dell, demolishing » house and In- luring seven, and arrived in thu Pride subdivision of Ely they Ule by the wny of the J. M. Jonti Jarm on Highway ' 18, where' a home •v The first serious damage here occurred at the modern Joe Kue- tcr house which was left roofless and otherwise badly damaged; Dozens of residences in that residential suburb ' were- 'damaged, many garages and other, outbulldr 'n?s wero -damaged' or destroyed, electric light and telephone lines were broken as the poles were twisted about before the cyclorilo cloud dipped again Just west -bl Highway 18 In tlia. section formerly occupied by the Chicago M|B. Here, more than half a dozen- residences were demolished, "a" frntnn church building and several frame stores wiped out before the tornado struck again on the extreme end of West Main street. The modern three story brick Lange school was badly damaged/ a mattress factory In a tile and stucco building, a framo building which housed a beauty shop and several residences were merely piles of debris after the storm 'was over, Ihe Johns lee plant was partially demolished, the Livingston grocery warehouse was removed from its foundation and l(s roof-lorn aTay, nra nnrl trucks were rmjshed into essences and several residences MiQinngcd In th.e 1POO Week of Wesi The Blylhcvlile city council will' "• :<l !rl 5t * ect ' meet in special session at the city Thc wln<l contln UDd <"> ^ march hall tonight to consider the as- ? cross snort Wnlnut 5treet ' where tessmenls ot Paving District! No. Two and Three under their pro- which Included a $250 donation in 1926 to the Sudhury school for playground equipment and $2.000 donation to the building fund of the armory. It was this group who T ' 1C " started the care for underprlvl- o'clock, legcd children at Christmas time which later developed Inlo Iho I ,— Goodfcllows organization. The Lc-' '- glon Is still nctlve In Its support. Other civic activities credited to the group include the rebuilding of the homi of Mrs Mary Davis, mother of Ihc war hero, Hermnn Davis, when it wns rtesiroyed by fire several years ago. the giving of scml-anniinl medp.h to th" besl j-inlov high history stuf.int as a means of stimulating Interest In history, fostering the drum nnd bugle corps here for several years under the direction of Floyd A. White, and jponsoring the Junior posed refunding program possibly set lhc In.x rate for and the districts and to consider a garbage removal and disposal contract with Joe Martin. The meeting will be held at 7:30 tlon. He pointed out such exam- bajeball movement for .1 number pies as obtaining veteran hospitals and compensations lor totally and partially disabled veterans. TPhls has been accomplished' by maintaining a legislative commlt- |tee In Washington lo guide through measures which would be beneficial to the veteran, he said. For the future, the speaker said he hoped the organization «-ouid support the armaments bill as It had almays advocated adequate defense and also support n compensation bill for needy widows and orphans of veterans. Mr. Cunningham, as first commander of the Dud Cason post, reviewed lls history and Its accomplishments. In dtscusslng the past history he pointed out that the post was organized In 1919 win nine members and since that o' years. In atHltlon the post has nlwnys uiken an nctlve part In Eoy Scout work and other, such activities, but it is best konwn here for Its worn during tho 1927 I don't think people are prudes others nut through the Gosncll farm and Into the cemetery, where monu-". menls were knocked over, • trees uprooted and other damage done by Hying tin. Most Seriously Inlurcd The most seriously Injured were: Mrs. C. M. Patton, 52, head severe-" | ly cut, Mrs. Dora Lambert, 33, cut iand bruised, Leo Swift, 31, cut and bruised, Jesse Sides, 50, severe bruises about leg and shoulder In- ijury, Mrs.. Maude Sides, 40, his | wife, severe cuts' and. bruises on | both legs, their 16 year old daughter, Myrna. leg cut In three places, L. E. Tipps, school Janitor who was (knocked unconscious by flying tlin- [hers, all of whom were treated at j the Blythevllle hospital, Mrs. Ivan ' M. Benlley, head severely injured, Mr. and Mrs. Odell Arwood, cuts and bruises, Mrs. Odle Jackson, badly bruised leg, George Mosley, World War veteran, cut and bruises about Uie head, Frank Huff, who was struck on the head by falling -"-•--'- Mrs. Mary Southard, klnfolks show up good. I know I nnd '37 floods to which it con- can't help beta,' proud when some ulbuted time and money. The first 'of my klnfolks do or say things cash donation tills group received that reflect credit on our family * «« turned ovcr lo flood work. Itj I have one cousin that I always *as a S100 check from Governor thought would bo a born poet If Fnr.k O. Lowdcn of Illinois. ' as Jim the post, the affair. Past commanders of tho organization Include: Mr.' Cunningham, R. E, B!aylo«, Curtis J. Little, R. N. Ware, P. A. While, the Instinct could ever be brought » ° OIIt in hu »' Not |0!1 * OKO. ! dr°ve t at him dnm . .„ „ ,,,„ * 1 •,.._, .. . . . VHV -m 11 nit, tivti iw.ig; *(&</, i tiiurc V°f " him down to a cliff overlookln' the x •>' , like that (his time " Dont "• fll1 . , . . , . . , . Jesse Taylor, R. j. Dodson, Ros-i wlth sentimental thoughts about coe Crafton, K. C. Patton, c. R.| lh<! folks back home?' " Babcock. Jim Slovall, Mr. Sallba, cousin says "Yes, about this . , . , Ross Stevens, N. F. Moore, Fielder ."me of day, Maw is out swlllin' Perry and Nelll Reed. | Ihe pigs," WEATHER Arkansas—Fair, cooler in east portion tonight; Thursday /air, warmer in northwest and north central portions. Memphis — Fair tonight and Thursday; colder tonl?ht with lowest temperature, 46 to 48. • > „ The maximum temperature here yesterday was 80, minimum '59, cloudy with .05 of an Inch 'rain- tall, preceded by hall and followed by cyclonic winds. -

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