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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 7, 1939
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOLUMl! XXXVr—NO. 92. THE DOMINANT NHWSPAi'KR OP NORTIIUAPT AHKAN3AS ANU SOUTHEAST MISSOURI evllle Courier. Blylhevlllo Herald Mississippi Valley Leader Blythevllte Daily News Japanese Hatred Of British Government Is Rising Steadily • By United Press Japanese anger against activities of the western powers in China Uireatened now troubles in the Par fiast today on Die second anniversary of the war against Chinese Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek. Never before has Japan born <• : : such a hatred for Britons, an army i spokesman said at Tokyo after police had been sent to guard the British embassy against hundreds of demonstrators. At, Shanghai and Tientsin foreign authorities took emergency precautions during Japanese parades in observance of the second anniversary of the war. At Chung King Die British gunboat Falcon was damaged as Japanese bombs fell around the ves- ^sel during three air raids on the temporary Chinese capita). One bomb fell 50 leet from the home of the counsellor of the United States embassy. BLVTHBVJU,8, AUKANSAS, FRIDAY, JULY 7, 1039 gotlatlng an agreemejil ^which' British bombing British sailors oa the Pjlcon ninniied tl)e guns but did not nre. No one was ..Injured. The British embassy planned a vigorous protest against Hie bombing. \ At London it was disclosed that Great Britain and France are ne- tinder planes would make long distance training ^flights over France. Tills disclosure was made as a squadron of crack royal air force, bombers prepared to leave for Belgium on the'first of L a scries of "courtesy visits" to friendly nstlofts and to serve not' ice on the world that Britain's fighting forces were now ready for action. That the British were keeping their guard up was made clear when the government began distribution to every home in the country a leaflet, that suggested all vacationers should take their gas masks along-. | Poland, too, was reported press- Ing military preparations, includ- Dahzlg ing; fortification of the frontier and moving of slocks of food, 'oil and munitions to the Polish "security triangle" neav the German frontier. New York Cotton NEW . YORK, July 7" (UP)iCot- loh-closHl-Rteady; open high low Jul .....-:. Ocl Dec. ..' Jan. .. Mar. :. May ' 947 870 859 853 837 831 950 892 872 850 850 843' 947 879 859 851 837 831 close 95G 891 871 8COn 849 842' Spots closed nominal at 996,'up .13.. New Orleans Cotton •NEW ORLEANS, July 7 (UP)— Cotton futures advanced. 55 to 70 cents today to new highs. :• '. open high low close Jul. •.... 957 900 957 956 Oct 889 901 889 GOO Dec. .... 870 882 ,870 880 Jill). .... ,060 860 860 8C7D-S.1 Mar 847 859 847 859 May .... 840 851 840 851 Spots closed quiet at 995, up 5. Stock Prices NEW YORK, July 7. (UP) — Stcck prices backed and filled In exceptionally quiet dealings today as traders withheld commitments pending clarification of foreign and domestic, uncertainty. AT&T ......'....'.. iGl 1-4 Anaccnda copper 23 3-i Belli Steel 521-1 Boeing Air 203-4 Chrysler • CD 1-4 Coca CXIa 1251-4 General Electric 34 1-2 General Motors 42 7-8 Int Harvester 54 1-2 Montgomery Ward 49 3-4 N Y Central ,. 133-8 Packard 3 Phillips 33 1-8 Rndio 55-8 Schcntey 11 7-8 Simmons 22 1-4 Socony Vacuum —..' 11 1-2 Standard Oil N J 413-4 Texas Corp T 36 1-4 u S steel : 45 1-4 TEW 11 TO ttT.OTIOI Mouse Chairman Promises Early Action Committee Of His WASHINGTON, July 1. (UP)— The $350,000,000 program for government insurance of farm purchases by tenant farmers will get early action in the house Chairman Marvin II. Jones (Dem., Tex) said today. •The bill was passed by the senate yesterday without a dissenting vole. Jones hopes to obtain final ntllon before adjournment. ; . Tlie house committee already has held preliminary . hearings on the program to stimulate farm ownership sponsored by Jones and by Senator Lee (Dem., Okla.V. Promising to ccnyene his committee enrly next iveek 'Jones said he .was still uncertain whether It would consider the original bill which provided a one billion dollar program 1 or the curtailed senate version. The senate bill provides government insurance for mortgages con- Iracted by tenants in purchasing their own farms after they have been approved by county committees and the secretary of agriculture. Tile approved mortgages would bear interest rales of three per cent and be repayable in 40 years. Fireman's Car And Another In Collision , Automobiles belonging \tq Turner KisselH -fireman, and George Stickler were badly ..damaged in. a ivalfic acciden (, at ' Fif tli a nil Ch ic'kasiwba today noon. . Mr, .Kissel, who was responding to a fire' alarm, : said he blew, his SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS' George Calrlwcll, Building Superintendent, Accuscc Of Misusing Materials MEW ORLEANS, July 7. (UP)- Gcorgc Caldwcll, resigned building superintendent of I«oulsiaiva State University, was arrested by federal agents today and charged with diverting Works Progress Ad ministration material and labour to private construction. Cajdwell resigned last Monday after Gov. Earl K, Ix>ng revealed that lie had been collecting two per cent on the building projects at L.'S. U. He was arrested as lie left the federal grand jury room whore Hie United Stairs government Is Investigating charges of diverting WPA funds, materials and labor to private construction. He was later released on $10,000 bond. The charge against Caldwcll al- leped lhal the "knowingly and willfully diverted for the benc-lit of persons not entitled thereto services of certain Works Progress workers and personal property which services and property were acquired under the appropriations of the emcregency relief appropriation act of 1933." His arrest was the federal government's first In the political turmoil which storied with the resignation of Dr. James Monrpe Smith as president 'of L; S. U. Nciv Charges Against Smith BATON ROUGE, La., July 1. (UP)— New rivalry developed lo- dny over custody of Dr. James Monroe Smith, In jail here on n $100,000 embezzlement charge, when District Attorney'. Charles 'A. Byrne of New Orleans announced that he was charging the former president of Louisiana Stale University with forgery and opwai- <; a confidence game. The charges all developed from Dr. Smith's liter In 'Ihe wheat market with more than $1.COO,000 worth of university funds nnd bonds, ot which he "lost nn estimated $401,000 when grahv prices dropped.. New Orleans authorities already had a detainer issued : ; ii ,'caSe he . for Dr. , rVbO:'-. released: her^e': arid Tic'''"liad''"lh4(le''lils choice of jails by refusing to let friends put up the $50,000 bond required to get 'him out. of East ' H G a l Wa. ve , Op \11 lime s; Memiry A L100 Mark Again A number of workers In Che cotton fields were forced to ntoarnloh their chopping today n» : ,i because of tliu lorrlllc heiU hi Hlj-lhevlllo and suiTomulliig section. The iiici'- eury soared to 100 this afternoon at two c'clcck for (lie second consecutive day to make n third day. or lempt'j nlun's nbove 97. ' .Scores of field laborers were compelled to stop their work jcslerdny af lei neon mid today some Janner« removed the men, women and children from tlie fields at noon nrijl planned to send them tack in [lip laic afternoon for a few hours worlf. A number cf mules have died since he. heat wave started but th£ enact number has not been learned. Rntlrci Slain Swelters LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July 7.- T!ie hottest day, of 1933 was re corded yesterday in many Arkansa) cities and towns, with a maximuii of 103 reported at El Dorado n the probable high mark fov Ih'i :Uale. Little- neck's high lempcraUm ,'jis recorded as 05, j Tcxavkana reported a high marty of 102 degrees, two above the pro-- vlous high temperature'' for tho season. Oilier cities reporting max' imum ternj;eralures for the season' were Faycttevllle, where Ihu Ihor-' nicmcter climbed to '00, and Fori sinitli, with a maximum of 100, Pine. Bluif reported degrees, Blythevlllc 100, Prescatt 09 Rogers 04. • The-heat wave, appeared to-be reported i Cotton a'lid no niintnU Imd been i eraw ih during Hie week ending Tuesday, and the crop is In gcod to excellent condition in most - southern ami western counties, duo to light to niodenile rainfall, iho weekly crop sumsr,. of the Wcttlhel- niiraui wild. Elsewhere the grcwth was very gocd, but condition Is fair Id ijood due U> \\el soil In many localities. C'otkn is blooming In nearly all section^ "f the slale. Many Holds nre ireiicirted grassy, especially In, the northeastern portion of the, stulc. Corn made Bond progress except In ureas receiving heavy wins. K'.irly com Is tusscllhg 111 the northern section of tlie state and nmlurliifr In the southern nnd so)iie central sections. Grapes and wheat In shock were damaged by rniiilHll uiitl iiuicli )>ay suffered heavy damage. 110 Oi'frccs n( llaj'B, Kan, .CHICAGO, July 7.—Tcinpcralnrcs rose aijove 100 at many points In the Mid-West today and yesterday. No general relief was In prospect but cloudy weather \vns cxpcclcd to result In lower readings In sections of the Missouri valley, son them Minnesota, and the northern portions of Wisconsin and Michigan. .: Maximum temperatures Included Hays, Kan., 110, Garden Cltty, Kan., 107, Topeka, Kan., 100, Kansas City, 103, St. Louis and Qulncy, III., 05. Senate Group 'Warns Against Change In Present Measure WASHINGTON, July 7. (UP)— A group of 34 senators announced ted ay that they will talk to death/ any proposal to remove' from the': neutrality laws the present author- isation for embargoes against ";hlp x merits of nrms to belligerents /. Headed'.,(i ..veteran : is:latlonl<v Senator * Jllram •? Johnson (Hep Calif.),, the. group met today to plan strategy. , It pleaded au°'..unalterable 'oppo- Expects Permanent Game Warden Post The position of game warden for Mississippi .• Comity, recently an- , siren to give warning lhat a-Tire- ^ ,.-..-.• , . , ,,,. man's car was coming and did' not < I!ere ' ll15 , l alle '' s , llilv , e S'™» » » observer slop, sign because he i soveral • ™M™*n* to slay. He was on an emergency -call. Htocli car was damaged to the extent of ftliout SICK), ^t \s said. No "bn& was injured. . ( ...... Baton 'Rouge parish distort}'. i silion to the "repeal or ' incdlricn- •'•" " '' several got the largest cell, one with a bathtub, and was supplied with an electric' fan and magazines, and fed three limes a day although other' idle prisoners get only two ii|=als. And yesterday evening when Dr, Smith complained thai the selling siiri got in his eyes and made him. not, he was moved to ix 'cell with a lielter exposure. In the first explanation of his market' venture, Dr. Smith, said he had hoped lo "do something nonnded "at Little ."Rock with Paul I for the university" with the profits Damon rgc'eivlng the appointment, lie expected, lo get. is expected to be a permanent one. This jcb.will be in addition to the That brought Byrne from New Orleans to confer with him. work done by Otto Cummings, a| Byrne told him, "You were overstate game warden -^ho Is also . reaching your • power' by making employed In this county, Mr. Cum-1 such contracts on behalf of the mings said. , • uinivercity." Announcement of tlie personnel Increase has been acclaimed : by sportsmen here, it Is said. Little Ruler and His Ruler Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, III., July (UP)—Hogs 6000. Top 730. 170-230 ibs. 715-730. 140-160 Ibs. 640-685. Bulk sows 425-565. Cattle 650. Slaughter steers VOO-1025. Mixed yearlings & heifers 650950. Slaughter heifers 650-1000. Beef cows 550-625. Cutters & Low Cutters 400-525. Chicago Wheat "Other universities -have endow- Inienls that are invested," Dr. Smith replied. "Yes, but not to gamble with," Byrne said. "But 'I didn't look oa it ns gambling." "Have you anything more lo jsay?" Byrne demanded. I Dr. Smith said he hadn't. Then Byrne announced .he xvas making the forgery and confidence game charges, ' Eric Orders Warships SOUTHAMPTON (UP)—Another new navy Is being - brought Into being. The Government of Eric hns ordered from John I. Thornycroft and Company, Ltd., the famous ; i shipbuilders, two motor torpedo i boats of the lalest type. July Sept July Sept open high ' 68 1-2 68 5-8 69 7-8 70 ' low close 67 3-8 G7 3-B 68 l-'2 68 1-2 Chicago Corn open hlgli low close 47 3-4 48 4B 7-8 4« 7-8 49 1-8 W 1-4 48 1-2 48 1-2 University Library Grows PITTSBURGH (UP)-Therc's a i . lot of reading material available ;' j for students and faculty at tlie '* | University of Pittsburgh. A recent , check of the school library re! , vented 218,000 bound volumes and • j 120,000 unbound volumes l i l.eggcr Forgets Himself MAHYSVILLE, Cal. (UP)—A display of step-ins was too much for a husky logger, waiting here for I the logging season to open. He! entered the store where the dis-1 . play was, appropriated two steplns ! 1 | without the formality of paying . j tor them, started to step oiit of ',; the door Hvhen the police stepped' In and took charge. lion or the. present neutrality laiv or .exporlallon of anils the sale munition!; cr munitions of law to nations engaged i . If leaders of the bloc can maintain their forces intact In 'the face uf determined opposition from the administration they .almosl certainly would bo able to block nl- tcmpU of President Rooitevell's fcMowers to remove a modified arms embargo clause from the 'house approved 'neutrality bill. Both Mr. Roosevelt and Secretary of Stale Cordelt Hull liave declared their cppositicu to the embargo clause. Says County Judge-Can Fire School Examiner LITTLE ROCK, July 7 (UP)— —Attorney general Jack Holt today Informed County Judge \V. M. Harper of Comvay that he has the legal power to discharge a county examiner who is holding two jobs. Harper said the Ruilfcncr county examiner has cnlercd Ihe employment of the National Youth Unable form!il.i;Meeting Because Of Refunding Case LITTLE-HOCK, July 7. (UP)— Go^ liailcy,onnomi(,cd today- that lie would not l)c able to attend Ihe ahmml summer, session of the Ar .|ansas scmUeno be held at Uaidj July 8, 0 and 10, j 'Hie gcvcuioj 01 finally planned .Bo attend the: three day session but laid lodaj In. could not do so b- cause of the bond refunding''case. The governor icanfcrrcd. during Ihe (lay with Ba\ik Commissioner •Tcrnlgan and others who have, worked , with him in formulating Ihe bout] refunding program. The executive declined to express opinion en whether the supreme court would hand down n favorable ruling Monday.. '. . Comptroller's Assistant Advocates Affirmative Ac• lion lo Relieve Situation Mississippi county should float u bond Issue or "do anything" to got on n onsli basis, J. (jrynii Sims of IJlllo liock, hend of the county nndlt dlvlsloi of Ilic state comp- lroller'.s olllce, lolil 50 fanners nnd business men from nil sections of tho county in n iiiccllnff of the Hot Springs Police 'Misconstrue' Order Mississippi Count)' Nnrm mil-can hold at the Hustle Inn lust night. He recommended n system of b:ok keeping tor the county us how used In Iho stale of Virginia,'which makes It impossible for any department of the comity to (jo Into debt. This system was explained In detail by Mr. Sims who said It could be used by all olllces now operating In this county and that tho change could easily be made. Tho. principal, difference In Ihe two systems Is lhat no script, is used In Virginia, as II Is In this county. iWhcn the county owes money, It Is paid by a check which Is cashed at the bank out ot the county funds deposited, just as u private ctllu'ii operates ids business. If. there Is no. money In the bank, no checks arc written'and the cralllcr gets no pay until (he cash Is available. . Making it unlawful to Issue a check or script without the money on hand would be the salvation of Mlsslsslppi'-County, said Mr. Sims, lifter explaining the system which he endorsed for (his'county. * Mr. Sims, aiid' 11 of his assls- lanls recently returned from Richmond where they studied the Virginia system thoroughly. Because of his connection with this county rcgiinlliig alleged shortages of former county cfflclnls nnd auditing of books, Mr. Sims Is peculiarly Capable of advising In this mailer, lu the opinion of the. County Farm Bureau which Is sponsoring n-movement to remedy ' llicY financial ills ot Mississippi county; Chailcs Coleman of Oyeokt, president or the group; .ijitaji^ilciiil' 1 Mr No-action was, tjlwsajfby llvs trouj (oIlp.^iUK^Uic^^yiL^ * initVpracllcally all present lnfonnall> agreed \\ltli Mr. Sims lhat a new: System of bookkeeping was necessary although comments on the bond Issue to pay elf old debts were varied. No Arrests Made In !.' $9,000 Osceola' Theft No' arrests have ycl 1 been made In Hie theft or approximately tQOflO from a small tin box ' hidden •. by Mrs, Emma ilrlckey, 78, ln'a''ciqsel of •, her apartment in Oscebhw.v, i -The /box ''and cash -were .'stolen spiucllme'-. Monday .wiilio";. Mrs . . HOT SPRINGS, July 7.— Mayor Urlckei was- In.Meiiiphls./I'he'thler ' ' Leo p. McLaiighltn's order alfect- . a'.kcy to unlcck'Vlhc closet . . Ing wonieri in beer parlcrs, Issued door where 'the box was, hidden Wednesday, apparently mis- Deputy- Shcrllf l*o Schrlcck, who , - construed by the police. They went ls "V eluwec. of the investigation, about last night escorting 'every "»s been .taking, a number of woman they saw In an establish- "'WrprinU and an arrest, is ex rnent selling licer, out to the sidewalk. This caused consldernble dls- cusslon. Nobody setiried to know why such an order would be Issued, Police Commissioner Weldon Has- bcrry, lo whom the mayor gave the order, said there hod been a misunderstanding. He said that the within a short time, he said Defective Wiring Is Cause Of Fire Alarm City firemen were called to the mayor had ordered that "dlsrepul- Buck Mclmrg cafe on East Main able women" be kept out of cales, street yesterday '-•hftcrncon,' 5:20 restaurants and other places where o'clock, but Iho only damage wns Administration contending that he | beer wiw sold.'Illc police who were the burning of some electric wires, could hold both positions until to carry out Ihe order missed the A shortage In the wire caused school reopened in the fall. I qualifying adjective. which resulted in the alarm. Creek Goes On Spree At Amusement Park Secretary Of Navy Claude E.,Sw4rison »ies WASHINGTON, July 7. (UP)_Scct : clary 'of; Navy Uiimle A, Swmison, elder statesman of tlie Democratic party, i icd at 8:00 tun. Uulny' lil a Blue Ridge mountain cairm on the Kn pi da n ills unlive Virgin Ridge mountain camp Is Slain iij California By Husband Who Kills Self i eh Mrs. Uric Bergman, who \vns slain by her - husband, In Cliow- chllla, C'allf., Saturday before ho placed the mn/.zlo ot the weapon In his mouth and pulled the Ulggei to cause his death, was the former Ml as Daisy Mapps ol lilylhcvlllc. The IQ-ycai'-old Ulylhevillc girl lived here until Iwo years ago when she joined her mother nnd slon- latlH'r, Mr, nnd Mrs. Alfa Lott, after they had left this city n short tlino before. , Her sister, Mrs, Knrt Muoily of Oosuoll, and relatives ot Mr. Loll •fccclUHl word yesterday -pf iho tragedy. Bergman, 32-year-old miner, shot his bride of six months at a ranch near Ohowchlllu because she 10- u.scd (o rouirn to him following their seHiirtitloii n month ago. She had written relatives here of her iimrrlngc nud troilbles which followed nnd In a letter written a' fe\v days before her death she told of. plans lo return to niythc- vllle. , ...,'. Oniccrs In Ohovvchllla, who Inra'i- llgnlcd, said that Bcrgmim had threalciipd his estranged wife \vltli \iolencc imlca? sho leturncd lo him and she had written Bl>thovlllo relatives bf Ihreals against her life. A neck bUori. Ihe ihootlng, man bought Uu, rtvolvcr In It \\nb Ihe second UIIIL ho hfti! b light u gun the lUst flrcann n.iy] c omc carlildgei having been hidden In « \\ooilplle (.sso inoiUhs ago Mrs Dcrgtnnns ^Istcis m. Ho wns 77 ycnrs old. His death -MS announced from Ihe White House where Mr. Roose- vclt had been In/crmcd a, few minutes earlier that death Jiotl created a third vacancy In his cabinet. The president's statement expressed profound sorrow at the pajslng- of his 'rlcnd nnd adviser. The camp whcie Swanson' died vtw the fishing retreat created by r ormcr PicsldciH Hoover and the •laco where Republican strategy MIS mapped against depiesslon and o\\ard the 1032 presidential cam- >algn. Swanmn was a mighty factor in ho ic-cstabllshinent or y. s. naval lower under the two Roosevelt ad- iilntslrallonji. ICc had been 111 lor years and he collapsed Just before a White House Itnndr In'January, 1037 and long lad appealed In public only with lie assistance cf an attendant. News of hfa death, however,, stunned (he iravy department.,Al- hough he had been 111 through nticli of his service Swanson did 'or (lie navy whnt many a, cabinet olllcor Is uiwblo (o achieve for'his lepaitinenl, TlinC wns to malntafp'lt In such gcod standing on caplt'ol hill that congress frequently voted funds nnd authorization for (lie navy men thai It might hive' <,rti '»t for the secretary's.position. He came fo the cabinet from lohfe service In the hcuse' and senate and had been governor of Virginia befoic that. .' " Swanson was the liilrd Roosevelt cabinet member lo die, the othc'rs being i|VllUai|i II, Woodln, secretory" if treasury, ami Cleoige H. Dern, , , esides her pnroiiu ami Mis Moody Mrs Dorgmaii Is suivhct by . (our sisters Mlssoss E'teltii Naoinl and Maiy Ruth \Tnpps n) of. Chowelillla nnd Mrs Irene Clulko of ghecps R«nch all of whom were reared In Blylhcvllle .Uiirltil was inn'de In Madcra, Calif, Fire Truck Makes Run Ip Farm In Missouri • The city -(Ire department \v3' called to Missouri today to cxltn- gulsh a the J. O, Rankln farm, n' mile north of the Arkaiir Ms-Missouri stale.llnu on.lllgliwuy 01, Tho names were under control, however, before the -firemen reached there, A tractor burned In an outbuilding, along; with two servant houses. Letters in Wrong Box Arrive 5 Years Late secretary of, -\\ar. Till! poses a dlfUcult political question fcr Mr. Roosevelt In deciding \vhpni lo appoint lo lake Swnnson's post, ' " Ono nnnlu likely (a figure In spec- ulatloni-lbverilljp' cabinet position |s that ot,tjovi Lloyii stark of MIs- , Rites .Held .;-•$* CAkUTltEUSVILI,E, ^Io., July 7. — funeral services for Mrs. Ma'ry I lloibelh Kldwell, mother of Albert Ii Kldwell of near this city, were held yesterday afternoon at Aux- •vasse, Mo., where she had lived. most of her lite prior to living with hor son here, at whose home she died Tuesday night, July 4th. Mis KldwC'll was born near Ful-~ ton, Mo , April 10, 18U5, being more than Bl ycais of age al her death. She had made her home with he'r_ son for about five years She wasV a member of the Methodist Church at Auxvasse, fiom whine the services \\crc held yesterday afternoon at two o'clocfe, with the Rev. W. TJ. Meyer, pastoi of the Carufti- cisvllle Methonisl Church', driving lo Atixviisse to conduct the services. Mrs. Kldwell Is survived by her son, a 'daughter, Mrs. Llllle Hamil|ton, and four grandchildren. Temporary throne of little Faisal II, King of Iraq, is in lap of his uncle, Amir Abdul ilah. regent who represents monarch (n af- School (o Use Rsilln CARLSBAD, N. M. (UP)—A radio will be In every room "of the fairs of state until he becomes of $300,000 Carlsbad hl»h school on age. Meanwhile Faisal, who as-, which construction has bcen'sinrU cended on death of falher in led. An auditorlun April, can. play free from care in gardens of palace at Bagdad, • where picture was.taken. 'building. , LlTTLETOiV, W, II.' (UP)—Better late than never. Miss Jeanne Antls- (Inle of Pasadena, Cal., and Mrs. II. B. Dusted of Somcrvllle, Mass,, must >have been surprised recently lo receive letters written lo them In 1033 nnd 193-1. Mr. nnd Mrs. Riicl Eislmnn discovered the letters In nn old rural mall box, apparently having been deposited there by Innocent summer boarders. They fcnvfirclcd the letters. Sculptured Hands Collected . CLEVELAND, O. (UP)—Six years ago. Miss Ellen Strlder was wandering through New York City's Metropolitan Museum and saw Rodin's "The Hand ot God," point- Ing Its marble fingers—ccllhigward. She bought' a model of It and came home to start- a collection now among the rarest of such hobbles because so few collectors gather hands. Toledo Sixth Port TOLEDO, O. (UP) — This port city ranks sixth in tlie United States according to~ tonnage figures covering 1937, published by army engineers. In 1937, Toledo handled 25,165,642 tons of freight valued at $113,335,558. Wooden Nickels Good CLEVELAND, O. (UP)— Wooden Declare Admissions Made Py.Jeffers LOS ANGELES, Calif, July'-7, (UP)—The state sought to estab-, ' llsh today that the Rev. and Mrs. Joe JeiTcis, wlio are accused of staging nn Informal exhibition at n chnmpngiie party confessed their Built to other persons. A. L. Marryat. member of Hev. Jcflers church and the owner of Ihe building occupied by the preacher's downtown 'Kingdom Temple", told of visiting Jeffers In jnll Ihe day after he was arrested. Mnrryat said he asked ."what kind ijf A mess are you InJ" and tho Rev. Jeftm answered': "I am guilty. They got me for sex perversion." , A deputy district attorney testified that Mrs. Jcflers had berated her husband when he. announced the intention of fighting the charge. He said Mrs. JeiTers shouted: "Joe, why are you doing this to me. You know we are guilty but you won't plead guilty to save:tne this humiliation." Admits Torso Murder Of Cleveland'Woman CLEVELAND, O., July 7 (UP).-rr Sheriff Martin O. O'Donnell announced late today .that;, Frank nickels are okay In suburban.Lake- Dolzll, 52-year-old bricklayer, ques- wood. Five thousand "nickels" are Honed for two days as a suspect In being distributed for the city's Cleveland's 13 torso murders, had confessed to killing Mrs. Florence Politic, victim' number four, and cutting up her body. city's Semi-centennial celebration, and merchants will give five cents In trade for them. New Clicmlcal Resists Fire LONDON (UP)—A Ike-resisting preparation which • will control ^ J a-~*y~^y*t-~% iled. An auditorium seatinB 1200 n i , n iTT, , ' , , •-» . pieparanon wnicn- will control ArRai 2 and gymnasium accom'modatine 900 FlM(1 "™ ollen lrl P lelt creek singed carnival of Its own m this iforchead, Ky., amusement part, roa r-|" a rrt<* caused by the smaller types urday. '. j m i Included In Ihe neo-classlci " lg throu S h area (° «"cfc ferris wheel, other rides, and concession stands. Of the scores dead t n' p f. Ince1nd [f r ^ bombsjias been dls-1 Mem Rood territory, at least 33 persons were drowned In or near Morehead. " J V ' WEATHER . Arkansas— Pair tonight and Sat- phis and vicinity— Generally covered bv research workers of r a [ r and continued warm tontsht the Imperial chemical Industries. ! and Saturday.

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