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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTBSABT ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI . • , VOL. XI..III— NO. 20 Blythevllle Dally New* Blythevllle Courier Blythevllle Herald Mississippi Valley Lndv BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, APRIL 18, UI4G SINGLE. COPIP? FFVr> I-KMTS ANOTHER BATTLE BREWING IN MANCHURIA Cotton Leaders Blame Bowles For Price Break $5 Drop Touches Off New Demand To Take Power From Bowles WASHINGTON. April 13. {UP) — Cotton state .senators, aroused by a drop In the New York Cotton Exchange, today blamed the break I on Economic "stabilizer Chester ' Bowies' recent margin regulations and called a meeting for Monday to decide a course of action. Tlie drop also touched off renewed efforts to curb the powers of th c OPA and Bowles. Chainrjji Elmer Thomas, D., Okla.. of Die Senate Agriculture Committee said he would offer an amendment to thc pending price control extension bill to strip Bowles and the OPA of all control over farm products. Thomas recently offered a similar amendment to thc mmiimuni wage bill, but it failed. "I previcrf ily stated." Thomas said, "that Bowles and the OPA's illegal order in demanding extensive cotton margins was intended to destroy a free cotton market for the farmers and drive the price of cotton down. "This was demonstrated yesterday on the New York Cotton Exchange when the price oi cotton broke S5 per bale without any reason. Tl\ere were 10 to 20 points difference between transactions, showing the cotton market cannot function in the interest of the Tanners or the trade under Bowles sinri the OPA's orders and regulations." Sen. John H. Bankhcad, D.. Ala., called a closed meeting of cotton state senators for 3 p.m. lEST) Monday. He said thc meeting would con- jSidcr "among other things, the Action ot Chester Bowles in the matter of the directives he lias issued _to the cotton exchanges which tire' greatly depressing the price •'- Where Fire Claimed Seven Firemen carry a victim from the apartment house In Boston where fire claimed the lives of seven persons, Including three children. (NEA (Tcleplioto.) Pride and Usrey Establish Firm General Contracting Business Is Started By Local Veterans Local Minister New Moderator The Rev. Harvey Kidd Elected Tuesday At Presbytery Meeting 1 The Rev. Harvey T. Kidd, pasto of First Presbyterian Church here, was elected moderator of the Presbytery of Arkansas when it convened Tuesday at Earle. . The Rev. Mr. Kidd. pastor here since May. 1941, was pastor in Hazelhurst. Miss., before coming to Blylheville. Accompanying him to Earle was Roy Walton, a layman of the church here. Representatives at Presbytery meetings are one minister and one layman from each Arkansas church. The next, convention will be held Oct. 2 in Jacksonville. The Rev. John J. Hayes, regional director of Religious Education for the synods of Arkansas and Missouri, with headquarters in Little Rock, was received as a member of thc Arkansas Presbytery of South Carolina. John C. Wingarrt of Jonesboro was received as a candidate for the ministry. 1,470 Arkansans Obtain Licenses To Pilot Planes LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 13. (U.P.)—Nearly $1,000,000.000 worth of airplanes have been bought in air-minded Arkansas since last I tilr shortage Is met. Ford Announces Plans To Build New Light Auto Details Of New Model Not Revealed; Work To Be Started At Once DKTROIT. April 13. (UP)—The Ford Motor Company matched Its biggest competitor. General Motors Corp.. today with plans to produce n new light car, setting the fttagc lor n huge postwar expansion of the automotive industry. Henry Ford II, youthful president of the Ford empire, announced last night tlml n new division hiid bean established to produce the new car and thai work on nc»' facilities would Ix: started immediately. The cur will be the first new basic Ford model since the elder Het)- ry Foul switched over from his famed "T" to the new "A" lino. Ford .officials explained that the "V-8" WHS pnvl of the A line. ; Young Ford's brief announcement did not disclose any deiatls on the new model nor touch on the expenditures planned. But in the billion- dollar auto Industry, millions probably would be Involved. The Chevrolet division of Oenernl Motors announced Tuesday It would produce n new light Chevrolet. OM announced n new division and Mild two plants would be built in Ohio. It was estimated an outlay of $10,000.000 would be involved In the plants alone. Rumors have long circulated In the Industry that many auto makers, .studying the effect of postwar wage and labor costs on current models, have been worried about possible losses of buyers, once the existing Jap Women Vote for the First Time in History Jnpane.sn women, voting for the first time In history and outvoting (he men In Japnn's first general election since lf)42. receive blank ballots from the voting clci'ks at YoUuya, Japan ward offices, Two men voters wait In the background. (U. S. Signal Corps Hadlo-Tclcpholo from NEA Tcleplioto.) Dr. Brownson Opens Hospital Citizens Will Visit 20-Room Institution At Leachville Today Merchants At Manila Plan Summer Schedule A number of Manila merchants have agreed lo close their places of business each Wednesday afternoon (luring the Summer months in order to allow their employees half holidays during the "hot" season. Stores will close at 12 noon each Wcdncsdrf and will remain closed until regular opening time Thursday beginning May 1 and ending the last Wednesday in August. An exception is made for drug stores which will only remain closed from noon until 6 o'clock. Formal announcement of another new business has been vna<lc here Joe Pride Jr.. and Max Usrey who have established n general contracting firm, which will Include manufacturing. Thc firm is -known as Pride and Usrcy. Planning to do vnriaus kinds of general contracting, cement work has featured most of the Jobs accepted but the newest contract is for construction of a gin and erection of other type buildings is contemplated. Jobs already completed Include paving of several streets here, construction of Lone Oak Dam, numerous driveways for residences and work at local mills. Their manufacturing project will be building of concrete culverts with this plant to be established on the property of the O. W. Coppedge Gin on Highway 18 adjacent lo the Pride Sub-Division. These culverts will be manufactured within a short time, Che owners announced. They also have an office ot this same location. Mr. Pritle was n ctvil engineer wlicn he entered the Navy. Ijong connected with the U. S. Engineers, ho began engineering work after attending Arkansas Jonesijoro. While in service, he was in charge of constructing hospitals, runways, churches nnd numerous other buildings on several Pacific islands. Since his return, he is making his home with his parents. Mr, and Mrs. Joe P. Pride, In Pride Sub- Division. Mr. Usrey is a veteran of five years service in World War II. Prior to entering the service, he was connected with Chicago Mill and Lumber Company. Thc son of thc late Dr. Usrey. he returned home after discharged from the Army and he a'nd his wife are making their home with his mother, Mrs. M. O. Usrey, at 1037 West Main. He attended Tu- 3anc University, New Orleans, ami Southwestern, Memphis. May. according to figures released here today by II. B. Mitchell, aeronautical Inspector of thc CAA. Mitchell said he has issued 1,470 licenses including 655 to student pilotSj 606 to commercial pilots, and 178 to private fliers. More than 300 plans costing an average of $3,000 apiece have been bought by. Arkansans, according to Mlchell's report. • Ford's plans were considered particularly significant In this connection, since it was the elder Ford who pioneered mass production of his model T at prices that brought it within the reach of millions. ' Game Commission Will Meet Monday A meeting of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will be held Monday in Little Hock. Chairman O. E. Keck has announced. At that time he will hear reports of projects being carried out by the state to provide recreation for the public, which will include completion of the Lone Oak Dam here. He probably will be accompanied by Joe Whltley, county game warden. Former Armorel, Pharmacist Dies At Parkin Home Robert A. Neel, for several years pharmacist at Arinorel Drug Store, died Thursday at his home In Pnrkin, of a heart attack. He wns GO. Funeral .services wilt be held at Ihc Methodist Church Ihevc tomorrow afternoon. 1 o'clock. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Mabel Neel; a son, Roberl Neel; u daughter. Mrs. Tommy Scott; two Brothers. Claude H. Neel of Memphis, and O. C. Neel of Carslbad, N. "M., and a sister. Mrs. C. W. Mclntyre Thc new 20 room Brownsou pitRl located at Lcachvlllc Is open for« public inspection today, ac- cop£ihg_ to an announcement made by' J Dr. J. P. Brownson, owner anc : superintendent of the hospital. A'-modem hospital, thc building both Interior nnd exterior, has beei remodeled. Bitch room Is arranged will modem .furniture. ' ^-Thij'h&pital Is equipped wit! modern Xiray XulpVnerit' specia clinical equipment, technician' laboratory, operating room, mirs cry, nnd several oilier depart mcnts found In larger hospital it. wa sannounced. The following statement \vas l< sued' by Dr. Brownson. "This is public Institution, and one \vlilch lio|>e will be adequate (or scrvlc to the people o! this town nnil soi rounding territory. It is oper any and all reputable creed, or color, and they are def- $78,000 Raised Toward Factory -or Steele, Mo. Approximately $78,000 has beon aise<i from contributions ami the ale of loLi toward thc $92,000 goal icccssary In order to brli)(; a shoe aclory to Steele, Mo. Ilussell Frakes, chairman of the shoe fnc- ory committee, states that the espouse made no Inr, practically ifisurcs a factory for I he town. Those \vlio have made pledges vlll be contacted within thc next cw days. )rug Business old By Borums Rothrock, Williams And Regenold Become Owners Of Store Here Part Of Nation To Change Time Northeastern States Will Set Clocks For Daylight Saving Time By United rre-w The northeastern section of ill cla; UnUed StaU, with a few scat treatment or surgery, and Farm Bureau Drive Goes Over The Top f Manila Farm Bureau's Mem- state College' b « rfr1 'P dri™ has "B°"e <»'« °P" according to announce nade today by E. C. Pleeman, who leaded the drive in this section. Mr. Pleeman announced that goal lor this coruimmlty was that 231 had already been reported. The fiual figure will b c what larger however, Mr. Fleeman stated. Livestock N. Y. Stocks AT&T 191 7-8 Amcr Tobacco 94 Anaconda Copper 46 1-8 Beth Steel 1033-8 Chrysler 132 7-8 Gen Electric '.... 481-8 Gcu Motors .-. 75 N Y Central 27 1-4 Int Harvester North Am Aviation Republic Steel 331-2 Radio ' , IB 3-4 Socony Vacuum 17 niea war- lem- mcnt who n. t the 220 -i rc- ome- eman of Martin, Tenn. New Black Eye Story At best, a black eye is a difficult hlng jo explain. Samuel T\ Norrls. rrlilor of the Courier News, learned this fact, today as he endured the Unsympathetic wisecracXs of his friends and fellow workers. Even though he came by bis shiner quite by accident, he hcst* hitcd to give thc true explanation of what happened. No. he didn't run into a door and his wife didn't bit him. A "disappearing stairway" fell on him. Everyone to whom he told this story smiled as If to say "Well, well, here's a new one! " Thc world is full of unbelievers. time I am extending to the public o persona] Invitation to Inspect the hospital." Thc Brownson Hospital represents a mark of progress for Leachvlllc and vicinity. It has been pointed out. N. Y. Cotton open high low close March .... 27.52 21.M 27.25 21.40 May 27.58 21.58 '27.10 21.13 July 27.10 21.75 27/10 21.SH Oct 27.fi5 27.65 27.28 27.10 Dec 27.50 27.50 21.25 27.33 Spots closed nominal ?t 28.01, up H. Jdier Tells Of Huge Tidal Waves N. O. Cotton March May .. July .. Oct. .. Doc. .. open . 27.48 27.12 27.55 27.50 27.43 high 27.48 27.25 ' 21.6S 27.50 27.43 low 27.25 27.12 27.23 27.20 27.17 ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. April 13. (UP)-Livestock: Hog receipts 150; compared with close last week: slaughter hogs steady: feeder pigs 20 cents higher Cattle and calves none. Complir- cd with close last week: Market generally steady on nit classes: top. for the,.week: 1.127 Ib. steers S11.60; choice-"1.076 Ib. stccr.s SIG.flO; choice 811 Ib. mixed yearlings $17.25; choice 85G Ib. heifers S16.05; good cows $14.00: good beef bulls $14.50; odd-heart S14.75-15.00: good sausage bulls S13.00: choice vealers $17.90; replacement steers $16.00. Bulks for | week: choice steers $10.75-17.25; good (o choice $15.75-16.60: medium I to good steers $14.75-15.60; common 13 5-8 j to medium steers $13.00-14.50; good and choice mixed yearlings and heifers SH.50-16.6a; rac'JUvm. $12.5014.25; conimon $10.00-11.50; good cows S13.ob-13.25; common anrt medium $9.50-12.50; canners and cutters S7.00-9.00; heavy beef bulls $14.00-14.25; medium to good sausage bulls $11.50-13.00: choice veal- ers S17.DO; medium to good vealers (EniTOIl'S NOTE: The following news dispatch from a Bljlhe- villc soldier was written soon after the Alculians were battered April I by destructive tidal waves. It lias ju.st been received by tlie Courier News. At the time Hie dispatch was written extent nf thc damase had not been fully determined and people on tlic islands had plenty of reason to bc apprehensive that these first waves might be followed by others of even greater destructive force.) By FIRST SGT. RALPH FAKKAK UMNAK ISLAND, April 1- <Delayed)—News is being made tonight here in thc Aleutian Islands. News —in thc formidable form of two tidal waves. A wave composed of a As I write this another wave is expected lo reach thc village of Kodiak. situated at Kodiak Island, t am sergeant major of this post, Umnak, and as a result have been in direct contact all through the day with .the various army radio from Blylheville who have been there know thai Anchorage is only 30 feet above sea level, A wave through Turnagaln Arm would shoot ice completely into the ctty If Anchorage itself. So far Elmn- dorf Field at Fort Richardson iAn- tlio month in a changeover froi "'for sll> n<lard '° daylight saving time, can be rushed this. During the war the entire nation Employes of went on war time, year-round ver- dayllght savings. This Is tile first time In five years tlinl communities -have had the choice jof daylight or standard time. Most of Ihc communities planning lo adopt daylight saving time will make the change Sunday, April 28. Observers saw illtlc prospect for an Increase In the use of daylight saving time corresponding to the rise which followed World War I, 21.40 w | lcn maiiy eastern areas adopted for thc first time. Detroit was the only major city ^•™ contemplating a change for thc first lime. The city council which plans lo slart hearings on thc question Monday Is conducing public opinion poll. In most eastern states the change wlil bc universal. All major cities in Pennsylvania with the exception of Altoona will go on daylight time. In thc nation's capital, no change will be made. Washington has been on daylight time only during the war when the national wartime measure was in effect. A special act o( congress would be necessary Borum's Drug Store has been old by Mr. and 'Mrs. Edgar lorum to Perry O. Rothrock, Ed Williams and Eddie lU'gcnold with lie firm lo be known as RotliroclO Jntg Co. Mr. Rothrock has resigned his iiosltlon at Klrby Bros. Drug Store Hid wl|l bo manager of the budl ness located at 205 West Main, Mr. Williams and Mr. Regenold will not be active in tho firm's operation. - •"• Mr. Williams Is manager of the Armorel Drug store owned by the Lee Wilson Company and Mr.] Rogenold Is manager of thc Lee Wilson Compnnys operations at Arrnorcl and also hos several personal business interests. Thc new firm today became owners of the business. The building, also owned hy . Mr. and Mrs. lionim, was not, sold hut will be rented by the new firm. The store will be closed tonight null] May 1 BO that the remodeling, started by thc former owners, 6000 Coir munist Troops Surround f* *H I A • t* I I Capital Airfield ', V Compromise Is Sought In Serious Situation; Marshall May Act CHUNGKING, April 13. (UP) — The Central News Agency reported tonight that 6,000 Communist troops are enveloping the airfield at Changchun, capital of Manchuria. The report of the developing Communist attack came aS' there wcro Indications here thai a crlt- ca| break in relations between he Nationalists and the Commun- 'ls might be averted. The government Central News Agency, however, reported that the Changchun airfield was endangered by the Communist move. The Communist Daily claimed thnt five Nationalist divisions Including two dilvslona with Arher-" lean equipment were carrying out a violent atUck on Bieringkal.- The central News Agency said that 20 locomotives were being moved north "by certain aotliorl- tles" and that 39 More were being made ready to go.' A n«w meeting of the political consultative • council was held to-' day at which both Communists and Nationalists indicated willingness to compromise the Ma.nchurlun slU. uatlon. No definite agreement was reached. However, the imminent arrival of Gen, George C. Marshall was >clicved to be having an effect on both sides in. moderating their views. " • '. : One source suggested a compromise might be worked out under which the government forces would cease their advance in return lor a promise by the Communists not to enter Harbin and Changchun, : - . " to completion, the store will bo retained by the new owners, with addition of Mr. Rothrock and n new employe, nobcit "Pete" Thompson. Uile of Memphis, who is to lie merchandising clerk. When the store reopens in two KAIYUAN," Manchuria, April 11. (UP)—Communist troops «ill»'c.Vi«l. this rail center-100 mites "south",of Cbanift'.iun' t«Mi# vwhiW » Chinese. - Amerlehn ' Uam sought to make pence, and .the Nationalist commander placed. Communlit arrnlii- • lice delegates 'under''virtual arrest. • • . Nationalist general Liang Shcn- wh^ charged the Communist members of thp peocc delegation either were sending out Information about Nationalist positions to trie Communist troops, or were unwittingly proving helpful to them. Culley Intervenes The American chairman of trie delegation, col.. Prank Culley of Yonners, N. Y.. intervened energetically for the Communist "delegates 'nnd won an Improvement in their position. While Culley conferred with Gen. Keng Pino, the 'Communist delegate, and Lieut, pen. Wang Kuan, the Nationalist delegate, in Com- weeks, it will present an unusually munist .-headquarters during the itltractlce appearance. One of the' rtvghl, CommutMst troops attacked largest drugstores in the state, i the town. . Ihc building extends to tho allej I Tlie Communists attempted to and also has a large balcony. ' charge through the south gate of The remodeling program In- Kalyuan and gain possession of eludes a now front of structural the main street. glass, in royal blue and gray, a, 1 Nationalist mortars, machlneguns new roof and redecorating of the tind rifles fired back and even- entire Interior With a number of tually halted the attack. Tlie bank improvements to be made. building In which I was billeted Tin; new owners said the large shook from the mortar explosions, stock would bc molntalned and and gunfire flashed up and down thai a new fountain would be the stations scattered up and down thc choragc) has not been contacted sat- before a change could bo made close 27.41 27.20' S13.00-16.50; culls and common 27.38 I S6.50-11.00; good to choice rcplace- 27.31 IITICIU steers $15.25rl6.00; medium 17,40 ' to good $13.00-15.00. Aleutian chain, as well as thc "relays" sent in from the slates. Thc garrison here is not too large. We avc. however, in somewhat of a position to help our neighbors. Dutch Harbor may bc evacuated. In event it is we will aid them all we can. however, it would seem a case of thc blind leading the blind. I am not at all sure what good we could j that these Islands rose from thc do for them. sea nol too long ago, Perhaps an- I just received a radiogram thai other island is preparing to rise, the sea has calmed down to a certain cxtcnl in thc past two hours. Isfactorily by our radio here for the past 12 hours. This second tidal wave Is thc one thai has us wondering just what thc score is going to be. How many will follow is something else. too. Cause oi thc disturbance might bc an under-occan volcano, or an (here. In Connecticut, a slate law makes standard time official but most of the cities .adopt thc daylight saving measure In order to conform with New York. Wisconsin forbids any use of street*. The chief Communist delegate finally spent the night with the American delegation, at Culley's suggestion, but two Nationalist earthquake. H is n well known fact ra i| cs south of the Wisconsin border makes Its use compulsory. Railroads, which run throueh n complex" pattern of time zones, gcn- _ .. new fountain a ] added when obtainable. Mr. Ilothrock came to Blythc- vnlc 20 years ago alter having been employed In Oscclla for year. His home at Wlckllfte. Ky., bodyguards were assigned to watch he wns graduated from thc Louis- him, vllle College of Pharmacy. Louis-' While th, struggle for control vllle, Ky., and was for several of Changchun goes on, the armts- years connected with Wflllgreen tlce team apparently will have to Drug Store in Chicago before com- mark time until a working agreeing to Mississippi County. He has ment is reached by some higher hf en with Klrby Brothers 18 years : tripartite level, as pharmacist. Bridge D«tr»»»d Mr. and Mrs. riothrock and their! Communist troops blew up tho son. Perry Jr., reside at 117 East • main railway bridge on the'Mulc- Kcntucky! | den-Changchun railroad south of Mr. Thompson, discharged from j here early today. For 16 hours the Navy In which he served t\vo Kalyuan was cut off completely, and a half years, -was with the . Railroad and highway traffic north- Traffic Department of Frisco Rail-. ward to Changtu also was blocked, road 10 years prior to entering tho I The Nationalist commander in daylight time, but Chicago, a few service. ! Kaiyual closed, down all the armls- Mcn w . llo navc ln [llCM , . sheer wall of water 90 feel in height (rom niythcville know, however, how struck Scotch Cape. Unimak Island | q u j c j5i y that can change. Earth Irc- tlils morning at about 30 minutes ! mors llavc bccl , , CCO rdcd. but Mount past midnight, or at about, 6:00 ' a.m. (your time) on April 1st. Cause ot thc destructive tidal wave, which killed ten Coast Guardsmen at a weather station al .Scotch Cape, was determined as an unknown disturb- ancc In the Alaskan Gulf; probably 15,000 feet below thc surface of the ocean. The wave that struck Scotch Cape this morning finally spun Itself out on a "4,000 mile front. Thc last report here Indicated thc great mass of water had ebbed away to a mere 18 inches above normal, when observed at Adak, where Company "M". 153rd Infantry spent several months during thc Aleutian Campaign. Tulle, our active volcano here, Is not on the rampage at this time. Nokolski Village, an Aleut or native village. Is nol far . om where this is being written. As yet we have no direct authentic information regarding thc natives there. A nlsvv.e went out this morniiut and made a search ot thc vicinity, but fog obscured good visibility. No reports of disaster in the Nokolski Village area were confirmed. Radiograms Indicate lliat Scward and Anchorage have been hit. or will be hit. Neither of these have been confirmed, conflicting radio reports keep pouring Into this head quarters that lead us to believe that Anchorage has been hit, You men Or perhaps one. or several, arc preparing to "fall." Thc most seasoned of observers, the best of vol- canologist. Ihc most experienced wcalhcr forecaster, and even the- ivatns follow the time most daring sailors find themselves | cities they serve, at a loss lo authenticity say jusli Throughout the midwest, partl- < rally follow the standard time with their Ions distance trains, changing .schedule;! in elites where daylight lime is in use. Most suburban used In the what will, or what is taking place in thc Aleutian Islands. Time, and lime alone, will tell. For In tills cularly in Illinois and Indiana, rural district refuse lo follow the lead of the cities, and stay on stun land of mystery, thc sun sets In Ulard time. Farmers contend that wallows of crimson crashes and golden shadows, or else it docs not set at all. but merely withdraws from your presence. Here every thing is filled with beauty and light and fingered projections of the morning's sun one moment, and darkness, fog. depression, nnd wasted spent emotion thc nexl. Bui U Is neither the beauty nor the lack of It that fills one with awe in tho Aleutian Islands. It is tho fact that here, alone, man has nol, and rievcr shall conquer nature. a change would not be practical on tho farm. Most stock and grain markets' throughout thc nation will oper- nle in conjunction with New YorX. and Chicago, opening and closing an hour earlier In those places where daylight lime is not observed. A new ordinance puts New Orleans on daylight time from April 28 to Sept. 2D, and the New Orleans cotton exchange will operate on the "fast" time. He was graduated from Quit tlce' team's radio communications Coast Military Acad?my. Gulfport, except an.'American set under thc Miss., ond formerly lived in Mem- personal supervision of Culley. phis, where his wife now resides. Before the Communist leader She will join him here when mo ved to American headquarters, housing accommodations arc se- , armed Nationalist guards and plain "practcially house arrest." Weather ARKANSAS — Fair and warmer today and tonight. Sunday partly cloudy. cured. He Is at present the guest j clothcsmen guarded his of his cousin. Mrs. Ed. Williams, on e of the Communists and Mr. Williams. When Mr. Borum locks the door tonight he will be retiring from a business which he became connected when 15 years of age. His first Job -was as a soda clerk with the Elkins-Hicks, Drug Company here, where he worked after school and during vacations. During his employment he studied pharmacy and combined ex- perience.with his studies and later successfully passed the examination and became a registered pharmacist. He first became a drug store owner mxm his lelurn from service in World War I when he purchased one-third interest In Bly- thevllle Drug Company with W. T. Barnott and the late John Wesley quarters.' called 11 Blythc. By Feb. 7, 1924, he had become sole owner ot the firm, changed the name to Borum Drug Store and moved the business several doors east July 1, 1930, to Its' present location. Later, : ;he and Mrs. Boruni purchased the building. Both Mr. and Mrs. Borum have been active In the business. They have no plans for the luture yet, they M4d today.

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