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VOL. XXXIII—NO. G2 BLYTHEVILLE COURIEB NEW THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST AltKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI BlytheriiU Courier Blythevtlle O*i\j Ne»» Uertld MlMla»lppl V»lley HLYTHKVILLIC, AltKANSAS, TIIUKKDAV, MAV 1!8, I'tlid SINGU'l COPIES P1VB CENTS l\ ND AND Firm. OFFERS Will Not Pardon Mississippi County Murderer So That He "May Wee! Ed Hardwick. life termer at Tucker prison farm since 1921, when he was convicted In circuit court 'nere of the first degree murder of Barney Richmond, near Manila, will not be freed to marry an Indiana widow, Governor J. M. Futrall in- dicalcd at Little Rock today. Hardwick was guilty of the most brutal crime that occurred in this judicial district during his four years as district prosecutor, Cecil Shane, Blytheville attorney, said today in recalling HarJwick's trial and conviction. Mi-. S'.iatie said that he had been asked on several occasions to agree to a request for Hardwick's furlough or parole and that he had refused. At one time Mrs. Lula Tuveson. the South Bend, mil., widow whose romance j with Hardwick began after the life lermer had answered her adver- ILscment in a "love story" magazine, came here to ask. Mr. Shane to agree to a recommendation for Hardwick's release, but was refused. Evidence Circumslaucial Shane said that as he recalled the trial Hardwick was convicted of first degree murder after a jury had deliberated on 'ills fate for only a short time. Some of the jurors were for the death penalty at first, he snld. Tile evidence against Hardwick was almost entirely circumslancial but the circumstances were unusually strong, the former prosecutor said. Apparently trie only motive for the crime was a desire on ?the .part of .Hjtrdwick for a team of mule's" belonging to Richmond. The latter had'-moved into-.the(ssction near" Mmfcia from MissourT VnL had been in the vicinity for. only a short time w'hcn he disappeared Then Hardwick moved from the community and was later discovered in a nearby county with Rich- V/arns Control Needed For Soft Coal Industry WASHINGTON, May 28 (UP)—! In « report to the house today, [ inginB ac'.ion on the Giitfcy coal net substitute, the house ways nnd menus committee warned that unless- the legislation Is enacted (he -soft coal industry faces "cha- oiic conditions." The bill probably will be brought up in the house early next week The rules committee Is expected to BIVK right of way to the. bill at n hearing Inter this week. 11 provides for federal regulation and price fixing in the industry but lacks the labor control provisions of the original net, held iinconstuiloiv.il by the supreme court. "The. condition of the Industry Imperatively demands regulation In order to remedy evils whlcli sericusly endanger Uie Industry itself," the majority report said. just a Pair of SaiuiloL 'Vets JjiY asing Is Being Lowered and Flow Will Be Released Soon t , Having rcartied the water-bearing sand they sought, the men drilling the artesian well at Walker park have drawn their drill bit niter digging to a depth ot'1.423 feet and arc now uusy putting down HIE casing through which water will flow within a short time. Unless unexpected obstacles are encountered during the finishing up process the well wl.l be completed and ready for operation early next month. Once the well Is completed, the large swimming pso! will bs ready within a short time and 30 will the wading pool and the lake. In fact the wading pool has already been filled with water for-testing purposes and a rium- scenes of his boyhood trlumph'i Charges Beating by Black Legion ! Comity OrgU u i'/. n t i o u I'oi mod to Support Cou- tlitutioiml Amendment A Mississippi county unit of the Arkansas Taxpayers Protective ns- V ol.uloii, an orgiinl/niion In sup- I'M'i uf the proposed constitutional iiiiimlnienl to require submission oi vote of the people of all new or increased stale taxes, was I funned here yesterday. At a meeting of about a dozen local business men, attended by IU'|>. Leo Nyberg- of Phillips cuuti- ( . ()'. nulhor of the proposed amend- I pcrs who are union members nn;l mom. (he proposal was endorsed ! (hat lie would leave It up lo lo:.il nml a county executive board was Inw agencies to malnUiln order. Reiterates lluiuls-olf Policy in Col Ion Clioppm Slrikc UTTI.K HOCK, May '18. (UP) — OOV. J. M. Kutl-fl! lixluy criticised New York <>yinp:ilnl'.Trs with the Southern 'IViuinl. I'Mrmns Union In ll-s cotlou choppers' slrlki unil declared he saw no niu.sou lo change his staml regarding tlie sli- luilon, Thc governor sidd 'ne would lake no hand in the controversy belu'i'cn plantation owners nnd shim'crap- U. S. Dislricl Alloniey Will Seek Grand Jury Indictment President Hooscvelt returned treated, consisting of W. T. llar- iiclt. Tom Little. J. u Guard ami Jeff Roland. | ' Kiiiliii'si'il by I'ulrell i The organization will handle the clreulallon In this coutily of petitions to put Hie amendment on the hdlot at next November's gcn- \vlicn lie watched the Kobin Hcod sandlct icnm, on which he played cinl election nnd will be In char nenrly 30 years r.jo. battle with the Columblnvllle baseball team I lorally of the campaign in Its be- rge ;at Hyde Park, N. Y. He Is pictured chatting with Arthur deGroff, 1 cue of his old teammates and now malinger of the nil:?. half The Nyberg proposal 1ms the cn- mond's mules. Neighbors search-1 c «stomed to drill "rigs" anil their ing for Richmond near ills house [ operation, they have watched the Town Lakes on Holiday Aspect in Preparation for Friday's Celebration OSCBOLA. Ark. — Osceola "was ber or"cli'fidr'en"imv4 taken"advau-1 tilkin e °" a holiday appearance tage of the opportunity to use it lota y " s hundreds of residents The drilling of the well has pro-' 0 '"" 1 in .Preparations for tomor vlded an unusual -attraction for "> w 's centennial celebration: . many Blyihevillc residents. Unac- ' George H. Deer, general chair IS REELECTION Announces Candidacy for Prosecuting" Alto r n e y ' of Second District ; and fearing foul play, finally discovered 'nis body in it shallow grave under a brush pile. Circumstances drilling with considerable, interest The modern equipment used by t'iie Liayne Arkansas company and the pointed strongly ' to Hardwick'sl teamwork of the experienced drill guilt. | crews have l'-icir appeal. The romance of the life termer I Wol 'k oil tne W2l > lia - s beQ11 l1 "- nn<| Mrs. Tnvcson began in 19331 derivay continuously for a week or when Hardwick used the name of "Elsie" Hardwick to answer 1'ne widow's advertisement, in which she sought new friends. "Hardwick has not served ^nousli time," was the only comment by the governor today after Hardwick and Mrs. Tnveson had joined iti a plea to the governor for his freedom in order that Uiey might marry. IlcUcvcs Him Innocent Hardwick convinced Mrs. Tuveson that he was innocent soon alter their correspondence started, admitting Ins identity and infornv ing her that" He was a life prisoner in the Arkansas penitentiary. Mrs. Tuveson left her Indiana home and went to the p^nitcntiarv to see Hardwick. After that Mrs. Tuveson made unsuccessful efforts to obtain clemency for him and returned to Indiana and Michigan to bs will) her invalid mother. In an eight-page typed document, entitled "My Story," she in- forded Governor Futrell recently that she attempted to forget Hfird- wick but xould not. and that she returned to England (near Tucker farm) several weeks ago to be near 'nlm and to set) him on visiting days at the fat-r,i. where Hardwick more, the drill erews, headed by \V. E. Burdctt, Brown Sanderson and another driller, all veterans working in three eight-hour shifts. The water bearing sand (lie drillers were seeking was found well within the range they expected One layer of rock, only about 10 inc'hes thick but unusually hard, was struck at about 1,100 feet Thereafter the drilling proceeded without delay or stubborn resistance. The drill bit bored through the strata of water bearing sand to the edge of the eumbo undjrneal'n before the drilling was finally halted, thc bit withdrawn, and the casing started. Approximately 200 feet of ^surface" casing, ID-Inch t pipe, had been put down early in j trie drilling process. Prom 200 tc about 1200 feet the casing consists of six-inch pipe and the rest of the way it is to be four-inch pir,3. The six-inch casing is now being lowered. Approximately 80 feet of screening will be placed in the water bearing sand. Through this will come Ihe artesian flow. The drill "rig" is not the only scene of activity that 'has been watched with Interest. Over on the fairgrounds section of I'hc park the bk grandstand, about thc largest of ils man, is expecting a message : today in confirmation of a promise that Pcstmaster General James A. Farley will be here to speak at the dedication of the new post office building, scheduled for 5 o'clock Friday afternoon. A band, slimtl is being erected in front of the Cartwrtght Hardware Co. and the streets are being prepared for the street dance which will follow the pageant tomorrow night. Numerous homecoming parties " | (lorscmcnt ami active support of — ; i Governor. Futrell, who Is helping j)' lo put petitions In its behalf In circulation throughout the state Nyberg, Helena newspaperman, ls| giving most of his time to the I matter. He said yesterday that volunteer workers are now circulating the petitions hi 1)2 of the slate's 75 counties and that one- third ot the necessary .signers have already been obtained. Workers will be hired to complete Ihe petitions if necessary. Would I'orcc Sales Tax Vole , Ivy W. Crawford, Mississippi .county representative,... Who- "was present at yesterday's i\icetlng, said Hint while there wns much to commend In the proposal he Denver' L. Dudley, Jonesbo'ro prosecuting attorney of the Second judicial district, today authorized tlie Courier News to make formal announcement oi his candidacy for reelection, subject lo next August's Democratic primary. - „ - - - .., A graduate of George Washing- " ct S. however, that. It would proton university law school, Mr. vide an effective check on nr- Dudley has practiced law since! tll rary, ill-considered mid oppvcss1822: Prior lo that time he served! l vo tax legislation, apparently sat- would want opportunity to study possible objections to It before committing himself definitely lo support. It. 'me argument of Ny- EIS court reporter. He is active in church and civic affairs In Jonos- bcro and for two years represented Craighead county in the Arkansas house of representatives. He Is married and has one child. A native of Piggott. Clay County. Mr. Dudley has lived in the Second district all of his life. are planned by individuals and He Is the son of the late Judge groups as friends, relatives anil R. H. Dudley nnd for several years former residents arrive by train, bus nnd automobile for the celebration. Tonight there will b'e a full drew rehearsal of the pageant at the ;chool grounds. Isflcd the business men presen for on a show of hands at the close of thc meeting all indicates (heir supi>ort. Adoption of thc amendment, Ny berg explained, would compel sub mission of the sales tax to UK voters of the stale. before It couU "Wlth food prices down In the rural districts," Pnirell said, "I'.ie collon choppers can work for the planters or si'ek u place on the relief rolls. "tn my younger days I cjioni):;il cotloii for 50 cents a day nml my dinner nnd 1 suftcred no ill cllccls from the ex|>crlcncc. Times IUIVL' not Changed much since then." Governor Futrell revealed lie had received several letters from New York In the pnst few weeks crltl- ciidug treatment of sharecroppers by plantation owners. "I answered the 1 letters, toiling he writers that they should clann ip their own t:tntc and city buloru criticizing Arkansas," t'nc governor said. Will llraidell Strike MEMPHIS. May .28 (UP)—Thc Southern Tenant Farmers Union today extended Its cotton chop>ere strike In East Arkansas to Include sharecroppers and len- iiils as well ns day laborers. The order .wa^.given by ;Unloh Executive' Secretary ll. L. Mitchell after representatives of union locals In three East Arkansas counties met here to decide what to do in view ot the .Inct plantation owners have flatly, refused to negotiate with them for S1.50 per liny minimum wage and a 10- hour day. Mitchell Chni'i'lnK Dial he had been wnrncil lhat he would illu within 2-1 hours If he revealed what lie saw nl n Hindi Legion Inilinllon. Wllluun M. Smith, Dfi, Wnyncslielcl, O., fiirmor, nbove, said he wns stunned iiiul linn tnl aflor he refused to loin the nlRht riders nt n Wnpnko- nela, O.; mccthiji. Despllc (ho idlcKed Ilirenl, Smltli told his slory lo [lollcu anil U. S. agents. said In" a statement that the strike was 'made gencml "because sharecroppers and ten- ante felt they had been left out, iu the cold mid demanded that since their conditions were not better than the clny laborers' that a general strike- of all workers bi: declared." The union continued to charge Reports Say 60 or More 1 lave 1 a k c n Band's Blood Oath • DETROIT, May 28. (UP)— iSvb ^Detroit policemen wjero addej tp- 'day to the HsK oHpclMiVwispcilrYs of affiliation - with Ide vigilante Black Legion and were 'Ordered to nppctir before Police CommissioiiDi Hclurlcli A. Plckert for questioning Authorities, awaiting thc ap- lolntmciil of a one-man grand Jury to begin ils formal Investigation of the Dliick Legion In Wayne comity. dlsctosEil they were inmiiv- ing Inlo reports that lid or more members of thc police department had taken the blood onth and undergone Initiation Into the terror- istic band. Prosecutor Duncan C. McCrcn WASHINGTON. Mily 28. (UP)— Politically IrfuasKi'd but Jealous -of Us lilnulty, thi! house today ended n week of bickering over Ihe .de- Ilance of Dr. Frdiicl.s E. Townsend by citing file pension loader and two aides on clini'ge.s of 'contempt. The house voled the contempt cl- .allon by n 271 to 41 standing vote. Efforts by rieji. Joseph Moiuig- :ian .(Dem., Monl.) vociferous rawnscjid supporter, lo force i\ roll cull, fulled when lie was nimble. lo muster sutllclcnl support. The citation, aut'hoi I/lug a federal courj prosecution of Townsond nnd his lieutenants, wns. Iho answer ot Iho house lo thc defiant refusal of the trio to recogni/e the power of the 'nouse old age 11211- Rloits Invi'sUnnllon committee Those died In addition to Towh- scml were Clinton L. Wuiuler, New York minister, nnd John n. Klofer, •Chlcnito, both directors ot Old Age. Revolving Pensions, Ltd., directing organization of the Towiisend mave- nicnt. • ^ It was tlic first contempt action In the house In 23 yours The house In no uncertain: term's backed up the punishment demands' of chairman c. Jasirer Bell (Dem., Mo.) of Hie Investigating committee. Under terms of the citation .the case goes to tlie ofllce ot the United States district attorney's office for trial lii tho nLitrlct pt Columbia snuremo court. To Ivy the tjirea H will be necessary To ' obtain li grand July Indictment, Conviction carries a fli' '"' County Baptist Meeting at Gosnell This Week End The fiev. Alfred Carpcnlcr will preach thc opening sermon of the was associated with his fattier in (he practice of law. His record as prosecuting attorney has been outstanding, pnr- licularly in Mississippi county, where he has lo his - credit six i dcalh sentences, Including those against Frank and Bill Barnes for the murder of young C. A. Martin jr., against Jim X. Caruthers. and Bubbles Clayton, ne- groes, for criminal assault upon a white woman, and against two . .... .._ _ ._ - ..... „„ be extended beyond Its expiration I East Arkansas law enforcement date next spring. Ilk proposal, he ! officials and planters with In- declared however, Is not primarily | Umlilntlon anil threats In conucc- dircctcd at the sales but rather is intended to prevent the imposition of any new taxes of the necessity of which the public Is lot convinced. Mississippi County Association j negroes for murder of a negro meeting at Gosnell, beginning Sat- Is a Inisly in charge of prison i kind anywhere in this section, is bloodhounds used to chase escapsd I rapidly taking shape. The convicts. i ... , .. After reading Mrs. Tuveson's story Governor Putrcll went to England yesterday and took Mrs. Tuveson lo the farm for a joint interview with her and' Hardwick. nrclay at 8 o'clock, and continuing through Sunday night. Clay I. Hudson oi thc Baptist man nnd woman in the O. r ceola district. He has received numerous Iclters of commendation also for the padlocking of Ike Derrybcny's Sunday School Board. Nashville, dance pavilion at the cast end of Tenn., will speak to Ihe Associations! Baptist Training Union . members nt 3 o'clock Sunday aft-' e;l ernoon. Mr. Hudson is a south-! Prosecuting Attorneys association. the Big Lake bridge. Last year Mr. Dudley was nam- prcsideul of thc Arkansas wide leader in young people's Hls stlltcmcnl m nnnolmccm cnt lvork - , .of his candidacy follows: Sermons by thc Rei. \\. H. ...,,„ „ t f t , s Horn, the Rev. P. A._ Wluteley,| „„„,.,„, a i^. "In making this, my forma and the Rev. L. P. Flemmmg will be given on Ihe program, which will be centered around the coun- Blmounccmcnt for reelection I' attorney New York Cotton •NEW YORK. May 28. <UP>Colton closed steady. open high low close . 1152 1151 1U9 1152 "July .. Oct Dec Jan Mar May Spots closed steady at 1170. up 2. 10SO 1051 1047 1050 1040 1043 1037 1042 1030 1042 1037 1012 1044 1010 1010 104S 1044 1044 TO39 1044 Son Cleared, Mother Convicled of Assault tlcn with the strike. 'S SLMR snld he had urged the cooperation of Plckert and other high police officials In ascertaining how ninny members of t'ne force were affiliated with the vigilante band. The Wayne comity olllclnl awnite:! a letter from federal bureau of inves- tronv leucc of oi- both, 'ot ja jnM ten-. m" otic montli to a" year " ' Japan Supplies Bulk of U. S. Cotton Imports WASHINGTON, May 28 (UP) — Pull extent of Japanese domination of the American market for foreign cotton goods was revealed for the first time today by .the. ccmmcrce department. Officiate disclosed that the 1s- Inml empire was able to undercut, prices of oilier nations sufficiently to sell American Importers '58 per cent of all the cotton cloth first tour Albert Krim was cleared of n! charge of assault with inlcnt to kiH, growing out of a neighborhood quarrel, by Municipal Judge Doyle Henderson this morning hut his mother. Mrs. Ollie Krim was found guilty of assault and battery. | , Mrs. Krim had been arrested on a charge of accessory to the charge against her son but the charge was reduced to the misdemeanor offense by the court. She was fined $25 and given a 10- day jail sentence, both being suspended with thc warning lhat the quarrels with a woman neighbor and the Inltcr's son must cease. v. E. Thompson wns fined $25 and given n 10 day Jail sentence on a charge of petit larceny in jury Finds Upholsterer's Apprentice Guilty ofi "Bath Tub" Murder NFAV YORK, May 28 (UP)—A "blue ribbon" jury lodny decreed dentil in the electric chair for John Fiflrcn/a. 24-year-old upholsterer's apprentice, "bathtub murderer" of Mi's. Nancy Evnns Tiltcrton. short story writer. The jury, which was out mow thfin 19 hours, fcund the pale, curly haired youth guilty of murder In the first degree, a, verdict imported during the months of the year. The same figures showed, how- tlgatlon officials at DHrolt reply- f f 1 ': " lrit °"J y 27 , i' crf ccll f of thc , i... ,„ i.<_ „„..,.. ,'.. .,.,,...,... total amount paid for Impelled cloth during' this period went to Japan. Thus foreign exporters of 12 per cent of goods marketed In this nation received 13 per cent of all the money paid out. This situation was the direct cause for President Roosevelt's Ing to his request for aid in tile widespread inquiry. Bianies Tenant System for Lynchings in South WEST POINT. Miss.. May 28 (UI'j—'Hie tenant farming syslem. rural public officials find newspapers were blarnnl toclny for the high lynching and homicide rales lu the SonVh by s|>eakei'.s at a conference of the , Mississippi Council for the Prevention of Lynching. Dr. Arthur Rapcr, professor of sociology at Agnes Scott college. Atlanta, pointed to the Sou til's icliiinl. sysll'lii ns lie cited figures i showing most lynchlugs occur rural areas and nine-tenths of the victims nre negroes. which automatically cxlremr penalty. Kiorctra bit his finger carried thc I wooden girders, spanning tha top ly missionary work for the sum- ivc trees, have already learned ap- Henry Klauber announced 9G 3-4 4 3-8 97 3-8 48 1-4 average, there are Cotton Exchange announced Wed- thai hi' would appeal the verdict. pending now than there have been nesday that William B. Avcrill, a prominent member, was unable tenns of office there have bren ncet his obligations. more felons sent to (he peniten- In a letter to the president of exchange, Averill, who lecent boost In tariff rates upon certain types of Japanese cloEVi, but never before hail U been ro- vcatcd In such detail. " ' Colitis Claims Lives * ' Of Two Children Here Michigan Convicts Get New Entertainment parently that they will harmed. They move without 'nasto out of the way of cars along thc park drives and watch curiously but without fear the activity going on around them. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, May 28. (UP)— Cotton closed steady.' open high low close July U44 1145 1141 1145 Oct 1044 1015 1041 1044 Dec 1036 1038 1035 1031b Jan 1035 1037 1035 1031 Mar 1037 1037 1037 lOWb May 1030 1039 1038 10391. Spols closed steady at UT5, up 3 Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS. 111., May 28 (UP)—Hogs, 6,000. Top. 1010. 170-230 Ibs., 990-1000. 140-160 Ibs., 900-1000. Bulk sows. 860-875. Gallic 2800. Steers. 100-885. Slaughters steers, 600-875 Mixed yearlings and heifers, 700800. Slaughter fccifers, 650. Beef cows, 475-550. Beth. Steel Chrysler Cities Service Coca Cola Gen. Am. Tank •••• Gen. Electric Gen. Motors Montgomery Ward . Int. Harvester McKcsson-Robbins .. N. Y. Central Packard lu •*'* Phillips Pet 40 '- 4 Radio 10 7 - 8 Simmons Bccls 38 1-8 37 1-8 Gl 5-8 43 1-1 85 .1-4 8 7-8 35 1-2 Standard ot !i8 7-8 Texas Co 32 7-8 U .S. Smelting 88 3-4 U. S. Steel 59 3-4 Warner Bros 95-8 zonlte 6 *- 8 The constitution of Argentina requires that the president of Hint tiary nnd electrocuted than any other during the same per iod; yet at the same lime (he criminal court costs to the counties has averaged consldcraby "In making my flrst announcement for this office, I said: " 'The ony promise 1 luive to make to the voters Is that I shall make a campaign free and clrai of any political faction or clique aiul if I am elected I will go about the duties of the office without fcnr ot any group or organisation; and 1 promise an honest, tun*" lial and aggressive attempt to <•" force all criminal laws.' I havi Cutters and low cutters, 340-440, [country be a Roman catholic, made promise good; (Continued on Page Five) Colitis claimed two additional lives yesterday and today as the dcnlh loll from the disease continued to rise here. Eugene Allmon, two-year-old sou of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Allmon. died at the family home on West Chick- afawbn yesterday. Today Raymond I'.insford, . 17- monlhs-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Lntigford, died at t'iieir home, 1900 West Chlckasawba. . ' " .' Funeral services lor Ilia Allmon child were held this afternoon with thc Htv. j. j. Demvison officiating and Interment was made at North Sawba cemetery. JACKSON. Mich. (UI>) — A three-channel radio system is being installed nt the Slate Prison of Southern Michigan. The new plan will replace radios now used by Inmates in Ihelr cells Each to a radio program may piuy :i j ^< set of earphones into one of the mB «7»'fsaYycrs cemetery" three channels controlled from thc| Tllc Cobb p, incra ] j] 0nlc | s m Pum , ral 5ervkes (or thc ford tab wi!| ^ te . he ,,, h inmate desiring to HMwit tomorlw afternoon at two o'clock radio program may plug a' t ,,, c ho|nc and nUcrmcnl uill bo warden's office, Installation he made at a cost of $3 a listener, payable in installments. icen n member since April, 1911,] iald: "I regret to announce myi .nablllty to meet my financial obligations." In cotton circles, where Averell May 12, 1937, Is Date for Edward's Coronation LONDON. May (UP)—The coK.tiatlon of King Edward VIII. will lie held May 12, 1937, Prime Is known as one of the largest! Minister Stanley Baldwin sn- Iraders in the history of the busi- hipmwrd in tlie house of commons ness, his failure was described as|lr.d;iy. "one of the biggest shocks the cx- ch'nngc ever had." Well known in New York social circles, Averell was said to have carried some of the heaviest commitments ever seen on the Cotton Exchange at one time. In exchange quarters It was said Averell had not been actively trading for sevens! weeks. clmvge of funeral arrangements. Masons Meet Tonight The Chlckasawba lodge p. and A. M. No. 134, will have slated communication tonight, 8 o'clock. The formal order for Ihe glittering ceremony, which will martial all the pomp of Imperial Bri- | tain, was signed by the king at j a meeting of Ihe privy council ati HiicSingham palace. Unhlnln told the commons lhat! In accordance with tradition the king will he crowned at Westminster Abbey. Chicago Wheat open high low close July 33 1-4 84 1-2 83 1-4 84 1-3 Sept. 83 3-8 84 3-8 83 1-8 84 British Policeman Slain by Arabs in Jerusalem JERUSALEM, May 23 (UP)— Rlcting Arabs, who killed a British policeman in Jerusalem, plung- >'d all Palestine Into violence today. WEATHER open July 60 Sep. 57 1-2 58 Arkansas—Cloudy and somewhat uraeUIcd tonight and . Friday. Ptofalrty local showers In exlvcmc west portion. ••• • . . •• high low close, Memphis nnd vicinity—Generally CO 3-8 597-8 597-8 fair and slightly cooler tonight Chicago Corn 57 1-2 57 5-8'and Friday.

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