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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS * ""^"^*"^™*"^^^^* i TIIR TWlf YW A N*P Mi?luQ»Ar>nr> s^-n »/im. >•*•».. Am *« ...." l " * ^^«^ VOLUMK XXXVI—NO. 93. Blytlievllle Courier Blyilievllle Herald Biggest "Blackout" In England's History Planned For Tonight fHIB DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF MOimgafa AUKAN3A3^IDSOX11TOAOT M1SSOWU ni.YTlll'}Vll,l,B. ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, JULY 8, -1939 Mississippi Valley Lender Blythcvillo Dully News , _, „ By United Press < Up )-° ne „ .^NUON, July 8. (UP)—One half of'England will'bo raided tonight by Royal Air Force airplanes in the greatest blackout ever bed bv the British fn.-™* - M ever held by,the British Fifteen counties' of southwestern * England, comprising hbbiit 10,000 squaie miles, will be In darkness from 11 p. in. until 4' a. m. Sunday, while for'the first time blnce the World War lights along the 260 mil* of coast line will be extinguished.. • Tlie blackout comes as Brltlsl leaders declared the country's antiaircraft, organization now could repel any fleet which' any enemy could send. } Shoitly before 11 p. m . sirens will give the first warning of tj, e ali; raid maneuvers, calling . up hundreds of thousands of air raid precaution workers as Uie squadrons of fighters and bombers approach. • v > "Full Speed Ahead" I§, July 8. (UP)—TJ, C government, actlne under emergence powers';granted by parliament to- day.forbade any war materials factory to "Interrupt or diminish" its production schedule during July, August and September. ; Government leaders had Intimated in guarded statements thai the country's defense production was now rapidly approaching peak level. Airplane' production has been so satisfactory 'that after reinforcing the home fleet, , defense .authorities have been able to strengthen the air force In North Africa. ;. • Today's decree was intended to insure; that. the normal vacation seas did not interfere with production, in any class of defense production. . Wliere necessary, workers' vacations will be postponed until October. If it is possible for any men to go on ^cation sooner without slowing the production .ate mai ried men ttill be given preference Workers who are required to wait until fall for their leave will get one 01 two e\tra days as compensation. As a gesture to the workers, the government as part of ik order tot day required employers to grant legular vacations to those men who liaye strtjck last November ^nd glv*;i back their jobs oy 1 January 31 have consented to work over time on essential production since Dies After Taking Poison By Mistake JONi-SBOUO Ark — Swallowing POJSOII which she thought to be medicine Mrs H C Orible 61 of near Trumann, died at her home late Thursday She is survived by her husband, A. 7. arable three sons J T Orable and Gug Gia Me both of Trumann and Tred Grable of Blytheville and a daughter Mrs L. C Fleeples of Winona, Miss. New Forfc Cotton NEW YORK, Jlilj 8 (UP)—Cotton closed steady .open high low close July 955 956 95S S53 Ocl sso 690 Dec 872 872 Jan 860 860 Mar 849 849 May 840 841 882 883 852 Ml 833 ' 882 863 852 841 833 fepats closed nominal at 981, off 7. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS July 8. (UP) — Cotton futures clewed steady with losses of 35 to 50 cents a bale. open high low close July 966 966 966 959 899 900 8S2 892 880 869 859 851 Oct Deo. Jan. Mar May 880. 869 859 Sol 871 859 850 841 871 859 850 841 Spots closed dull at 950, off 6. Stock Prices NEW YORK July 8. (UP)— Trading on the stock exchange fell off sharply today and dealings were at the lightest levels since August 17, 1918 AT&T ... ISl 1-4 Anaconda Copper . vr. 24 1-4 Beth Steel ... 52 1-4 Chrysler" 159 5-3 General Electric .. 343-8 General Motors 42 3-4 Int.. Harvester 54 1-2 Mont. Ward . -.... 50 N. Y. Central 13 3-8 Packard 31-8 Radio 51-2 Socony Vacuum 11 1-4. . ... .v-~, .Standard of N.-J. ., 413-4 '-year-eld Susan Carnmck fn Texas Corp 361-4 U. S. Smelt 49 U. S. Steel 45 1-4 SINGLE COPIES-VivE'CENTS Judge Keck Keeps Order Closing Harris Park In Effect Harris' Park, consisting of a dance hall, . beer Joint and cabins was State WPA Administrators To Attend Conference; Law Revision Possible WASHINGTON, July 8. (UP)— Works Progress Commissioner V. c. Harrington today ordered slate WPA administrators lo confer wllh him in Chicago next Wednesday and, Thursday on the now relief rcgulalious Including bitterly controversial wage-hour provisions The WPA officials will" review all new provisions of Die $1,750,000 relief bill. Including termination of the policy of paying prevallng wages which has resulted In a nationwide series of strikes affecting closed ; by . B. Keck after an all day i hearing yesterday. A temporary re-1 „, at least 150,000 workers. Meanwhile pressure from of the the Workers. -Alliance - -«* -• — j • -- ••-.jij^yt cii j it- • nrrnftit-f Hi*i 1*3 ft I i straining order had been issued by ?r" ..... 10 ... 1 ? 0-h . mir mclllh m W .lirrlon Wonlf Tit™., on .._ . l 1U1LC ville on HJgli'way 01, a public nuisance. H. B. Nolen and Elizabeth kap- pel, as operators of the place, and Charles Harris, as owner, were/permanently restrained from operating the business after a -large number of witnesses had appeareft foraiie stale. Among these were two of the seven girls who had allegedly told officers of how they had been kept .n custody of, the Koppel woman for Immoral purposes. In connection with these charges, the Knppel .woman was arresled on a morals charge at the time the temporary order was Issued. She Is 'now at liberty under ,$4000- bond for lipr appearance In circuit, court. A number of residents who he nearbj, also testified for the state. Dictaphone Records Played At 7 rial Of Rev Joe Jeffeis LOS ANGEfjBS, July 8. (UP) — The prosecution In the trial of tlie Re\ Joe JerTers and his wife un iharges of immoral conduct sought o sUengthen its case today by in troducuig dictaphone iccords of comcrsatlon that allegedly occurred n the Jeflers apirtment .One record was represented as icing n telephone conversation be- -ween 'Mrs. Jcffers and Margaret tforgan, prosecution witness. Mi's. Jeffers denied that any such onversalion took place. Ccurt was in recess today until -tonday. •'.•..-.. Alice Marble Wins Over Kay Stammers WIMBLEDON, England, July 8. UP)—The stars and stripes waved n triumph over Wimbledon's ancient turf today as Miss Alice Marble of San Francises won the vomen's singles title of tlie All- iigland tennis championship from iflss Kay Stammers, G-2, 6-0. Voter for 40 Years Discovers He's Alien KENTON, O. (UP)—As Joe Vannater, 70, had cast his vote regu- arly in every election since 1898, efusal of old-age pension officials o grant him a pension because he ?as an alien came as a surprise. An Investigation of records re- ealed that the Kenton man was aorn in Georgetown, ont., July S], 868, and moved to the United Slates at the age of .17. He cast 'ils first vote in Smlthyille, Ark!, nd had voted here since 1904. Vannater has taken steps to rectify the condition by applying for itlzenship. Chicago Wheat July 663-4 57 1-8 66 1-4 661-2 Sept. 68 68 3-8 67 1-4 671-2 Chicago Corn fon-Sjvimmer Saves Child From Drowning GARPIELD, Wash. (UP) — Al- nough she was unable to swim, Vernadelle Harlan, 15, rescued drowning hi the Paloiise river when a dam broke and the surge of water caught the child while she was wading. . Miss Harlan rua?ied Into the stream, managed to catch hold of the girl and dragged her to shore before the water get them both.* BftlLHIB Present Petition Asking for Congressional and Senatorial Elections LITTLE ROCK, July 8. (UP')-' A Sebastian county delegation bearing a petition with 4,000 signatures, called on Gov. Bailey today to request two 'special eli>c- tlons. for that section. One of the (.lections would fill the vacancy in the Tourth Con gressional District which was created by the death of Congressman Ben Cravens. The. other would be to elect a state 'senator to finish 'the term of Senator Paul Giitensolm. who uas named by Bnllej list Decem ber to take the place of the lace •Senator Fred Armstrong ' who was killed In 1111 autoi'nbbile. accident. Imbiber Amazes Court, Drunk 3 Times in Day Ml6DLESBOROUGH Eng (UP) —A man here admitted that he had been drunk three times in 24 hours. The magistrate was astonished. 'In all my experience, 1 have never heard, of a man charged with being drunk nnd disorderly three .tjnies on the same day," he said. Imposing fines totalling $8. Rain Follows ' > ': . ' 'Hottest' Morning BlythcMlle's Jnlcn hctil wa\c, which stmtcd a week ago, cnmo 10 a liall at oiie o'clock this ntternobu when ralii [ell Tlie thcr- inomeler had icached 09 and \\as \\cll on Us way to n new lil^l)' when clouds tent the iiui in fo) Die lime being. ' The maximum iempernlmo ivn, jenolicd jeil«lt'ay when (he official reading wi\s 101 degrees nftci having been 100 Thmscluy. Tills morning \\ns the holiest morning, the tciupcmturo haviuB been" 88 nt eight o'cloa, compared to 80 at (he same hour yesterday. Lflil night was tonlii Ylth (hi. mercury never KohiK below 11 dui'lng the nlghl , : •Yesteulay's heat caused (lip doalh of l/m Richards who died liist nlglit at the Uljlhevlllu liosplt,)! several hours after he .wila strlckeii,with heat piosliqltari ' , •'•' .A'iiumljei of mules Oled In Mlsslulnpl county nnd noarby Southeast Mksoml nnrt It Is believed Hint at least 100 field workers, wpre unable to «oik because of (he heat but no accurate check was possible. Comity 1 Agent D s Lantrlp said that )9 out 'of 40 workers In u cotton Held "fell>ont" and llm^ most of Ihc farmers were working their laboieis moie slowly tlnoughout the day-and mast of them not at nil between one and foul':o'clock. -i Many laboieis declined lo go lo the fields because of reeling' 111 from the sun injj, which liaVe beat upon thcin for a week. Because the cotton Is \u so weedy, farmers were eaui-r io hnve workers; In the field, they said, Respite From Severe Heat Wave Temporary Forecaster Declares H> United-Press Cooling Inee/as nnd scattwcd UiundefsliowcrH brought, temporary icliol limn the suniinei's savcrest heat wvo lo imd-wcsleiii slates today but with tlic prospect of - 'mperatuics in 30 to '18 hOlll'H. —-fc There was no Immediate relief I In sight for the south ; soulihvi'st 'and east sweltering under tompera- uiics in the 90's New England, whcie 30 deaths from diownlngs nnd prostrations, have been nt- trlbiiled lo Hie .heat wave, expected some relief In local thun- diifloims by tomouow night. Eight.- mldivestern states counted Paper Bag Mask Used By Osceola Pnrsc-Snalcheri OSCEOLA, Ark., July 8.—Police are looking for n young: man who snatched the purse of Miss -Nancy Tucker, containing 512, as s;hc walked south'on Pecan street directly opposite the offices of the Osceola Lumber company around 8:30 o'clock Thursday night. Miss Tucker, daughter of Harry Tucker, who is an employe at. the ccurlhouse, is a 1938 graduate of Osceola High school and is em- l>loyed at the telephone exchange. She had just received her weekly I -salary from the telephone office and in company with Martha Ann Burch, daughter of Air. and Mrs. Hlles Burch, was on the way to. the latter's home to plan a weekend trip. As tlie two girls approached the Intersection of Washington and Pecan streets, in front of the Methodist church and (lie lumber offices, one of the most prominent sections of town, the youth, wcarng: a paper-bag, mask over his head snatched the,purse of Miss Tucker. Frightened by the girls' cries the rubber fled across the lawn of the church throwing his mask into the shrubbery where It was -found a few minutes later by Night Marshal Homer Qulnn tmd .Sheriff Hale Jackson. Excellent fingerprints liave been obtained from the bag that had holes cut out tor eyes. Although tho face was covered, the girls were able to slate positively he was a white ypiilh by his hands and arms. The robbery marks the third attempt at purse-snatohlng at the same spot and about the same lime of night by a white man wearing a paper-bag mask. Three weeks ago he made an unsuccessful attempt to snatch the purse of Mrs. T. a. Rcberson on her way hcme from\Lapldes store whete '• similar attempt Mrs. Charlie Cramer. 4R 7 » ~ i » ' naces In 162 at their counties a half century ago, when accessibility VJ „. . lllc „ ls ct ore, deposits and fuel supplies. to be known to the nollee TOls a nrlmnrv fa**/**, t.. i~-~n.,.,' __—i ,: . . . yyui.e upon . . Identity of ,the youth Is believed - . «-i™ n ._. e t , , .—'— — •.••«•*,> *j vuu punce ana an Sept. «3-8 13l-2'47S-8 473-4 aTlast' fu'S, '". ^^ Z I ^ '* «P«ted-Wllhta a few Lon Richaids Dies WKiife Woikmg At County Penal Farm i ' * runenl senlces will be held Sunday afternoon, two o'clock foi Lon Rlclinrds, nho died yesterday i uric-moon d 15 o clock at the Blj- bcen stifcken with n heat stroke al. noon while. uoiMng on the Mississijiul County Penal Farm Rev. Eupha 0 Bensley, pasloi of Ihc First Cluuch of the Nry.n rene, will conduct. the services at the Holt Funeral Home nnd burial will be -made at Maple Qrove cemetery, Horn in Jonesboio Mr niclmuls had . long lived in Blylhcvlllc. where he had done load nnd bildgc construclion work foi n number of years, Unlil recently he was a foreman in chaige ot repairing Highway 01 and its bridges fiom the Crlllcmlcn County line to the Arkansas-Missouri stale line.'; Since then he had been working ' ou WPA projects. ...' He is survived by three' daughters and two sons, Mira Jenn R|ch- ards of here. Misses- Lorlne.' .nnd Billic Richards of Springfield,,Mo., Elmo and Ivan Richards, of here, and. two slslers, Mrs. Garland PO- lumbiis of Bono, Ark., and Mrs. Milton Colcman of Jonesboro, New Trial Ordered In Case At Kennett JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., July 8. -r-Th'c Mlsscurl stale supreme court ordered the conviction of Lloyd Erwln on manslaughter charges in Dunklin c:unty circuit court reversed nnd remanded for another trial and sharply criticized the trlnl judge, Jnrnes B. (Josh) Billings of Kennett, Mo. in an opinion, rendered by Judge C. A. Leedy Jr. The opinion recited that instructions given to the jury were written in Icng hand and with so many changes, deletions and interllnca- ticns that they were "not only confusing but wholly unintelligible." "It will not do," the court' said, "to submit .instructions In the nature cf jigsaw' puzzles." 2J Fqrtcnster J. K. Lloyd at "Chicago said cool breezes would cauy icllef to-Illinois, Indiana, Missouri and KmiMis by tomoiioxv but would be followed by ilslng tom- Iiciotures Immediately. . He forecast generally fair weather tonight und tomorrow Avllh (he exception of local showers In the Ohio valley. Bianch : Says' : 90 Per Cent Of Farmers' Have Received Payment . LITTLE ROCK, July 8. (UP)— Appra\lmntcly 90 per cent of the money expected to be paid ta farmers in Arkansas /or participation in the 19.18 agricultural conservation program has been distributed, it was announced today by R. c. Branch of Pecan Point, chairman •cf the state AAA committee; A total of 415,358^84.47 lias been paid lo farmers and when all payments have been made the lot a 1 Is expected lo be about 517,000000 Branch said. Of 147,159 applications for payment 144,110 were certified. Branch urged that applications for 1938 payments, which have not been turned In, be rushed t» Ihc slate office this month so they will not Interfere with the 1039 cotton adjustment payments. Expressive Giiimiess Boy Runs Away 6 Times; Says He Can't Resist NEW ORLEANS. (Up}— Mrs. O. S. Robertson is having trouble with her son again. He's got the wanderlust. It's a deep yearning, said O. S., aged 9. He can't overcome 11. H has made him run away from home six times. The last time 0. S. came home. he was apologetic. "I love you better than anybody," he said to his mother by way of breaking the Ice. "Then why do you run away, O. S.?" Mrs. Robertson : asked, "I don't know, Mama," 0. S. said. . . -. ''• A few days later he said he hat! , m sharp contrast to pictures the old feeling again. Mrs. .Robert- showing: " Will Confer Willi Criminal Lawyers Before Making Statement BATON ROUCIG, U., .Inly 8 (UP)—A well known New Oilcans criminal law nun was employed today Uy Dr.'James Momoo Sinllli to defend him ou charges llml lie cnibcraldl Jioo.ooo while president, of Louisiana Slate University, • The New Orleans attorneys' are Bernard Duly nml •'Waller Hnnllii. They will confer with Di. Smith for two hours In h| s East Baton noilgo Jnll cell Oils afternoon to determine wlwtlicc Hie former educator will go before the grand Jury : wiyeli Indicted him. Smith had Indicated he waivtcu to tell nil about the financial activities which collnp-scd abiuptly when a New Oilcans brokerauo firm K'tuscd stale university bohdB an mni'Bln cnllnleinl \\hcn the wheat maikct bioke In May, But ho has refused to mtiko detail comment or apprai befoie the BIB ml jury until counsel wns cm- ployed; Meanwhile the federal government took n hniid In Louisiana* scandals and Indicated that criminal uctlon would be taken against several'more jeadliig political figures in addition to the two stale building supervisors charged with dlveitlng WPA'lutiois anil material to private use. . The federal Brand juiy In N Orleans was still hard at work. Federal authorities In Union Rouge Joined the cmsado .by charging Jiimcs Marshall, 42, former WPA foreman on many university building projects, \\llh misusing WPA labor ami nmicrlals. Godfrey White Suffers Loss " Equipment .Houses and OSCEQLA, Ark., July- 8-Flre ot undetermined origin completely destroyed two large potato houses, vegetable-washing equipment ami storage rooms of .aodfrby WhHo on his' faun nroiuid 10 o'clock Thursday night. Aho Included In the buildings burned were a cai load of onion.'; In process of cill- Inif, 000 bushels of Irish irotn several. 1 electric .motors, several hundred bugs nnd other miscellaneous equipment, totaling around $0,000 covered with $2,500 In In- urmice. Mr. While says the fire, could have beeij/ caused from defective wiring, defective /lue or spcntnnc- ous combustion. It wrus first discovered around the flue on top of the building by Harry Covington, nlghtwatclmian. The buildings were Insulated with ; eight inches of cotton seed hulls. A Moore's coal-burning hot air blast heater was burning In the building to cure the onions preparatory to shipment. The electric pump and waterworks system in use at the While ionic, capable of producing nround •1U gallons per minute, was Inudc- qualc for fighting the flames. Oas- clinc slorage tanks nnd the While residence only a" short distance from the burned buildings were not damaged. The buildings will be rebuilt, according to Mr. White, In n different location nnd nearer the loading platforms on his farm. He Is one of the largest growers of vegetables and truck crops In Mississippi county. 24,943, Cotton Planted Say Federal Officials lust IfllRWC Work Of Connecting Approaches To Highway 61 Not Entirely Finished Tralllc li now open over the new overpass of Highway OTnt Yarbro although tho project -will hot be completed for Ecvernl weeks; Woik ot connecting Ujo now pavement with that of the highway and repnvlng the nltcinalc loute, at tlic councclliiff polnU;, and construction of Iho inolii! lalis will consume about two weeks, It Is believed. Traveling? over (ho nilprokvchcs and overpass h' n new oxpeilencc lo lliose who liavo liaverscd tile IHO cuues and rnllrend ciosslng for mnny ycsis at n point four miles north of lib'thavllle, Started Sept. 22, the $85,000 Job Is- expected to piovo one of the most outstanding projects In tho state at to snfoly hnpiovenicnt for lilgluvays. The piojcct begins a shbit distance south ol Iho curve on Highway 01, west of Vaibio, with n load built Ircm that point noilh- cnst to meet the highway curve nl the Yaibro bchool. The now rond Is 20 feel wide \\lih sliouldcis sod- dwl and Ihe cuivc-t 22',4 fcoL wide. The Ihrec-fomllis of a mllo'np- proachc? ocmiDot the actual Overpass, lontlructcd of molnl "nml concrete, vllh ornamental C9i}ciote rails on encli side 'Jlie overpass Wfls .so constructed that lf;'~lhe Frisco inllioad ovei uses a^'tfe'iiblo track jit, that point, the .span or the overpnis will lie ample The cmvcs are sloped according to tho latest specifications for these, acc<SidlusHo\E;p. Douglas, lesldcnt cnBlneci of the state highway deparlmunt -who It, icpresenllng (he stale hv thbi-\\oik. The two and a half foot rails wlll'ljo encnseii In concrelc. Pctlcial grade ciosslng elimination funds arc providing for the en- lire Job except the light of way costs, tills being a pint of Iho $900,000 fund nllbUccl'la Arkansas 25,018,000 '* 'Hie 1930 cotton acieage will be Hie smallest since 1839, the 'de- paitmcnt announced. The department did not. repo'rt upon the condition of this year's nop.wlilch if Uio yield per acfo Is tile same n-i last year would piotluce a crop of approximately 11,800,000 boles. ( _ -4 It compnicd with the 1928' to 1837 avernsro of 30,801,000 acres, If abandonment this year Is average only 21,424,000 acres will remain lor Imrvesl this (all, ' ' <• The ncicage in cultivation ou Only l (Ills year in Arkansas was 2,208,000 while !ast year 'it'* was 2,1C5,COO. In Missouri the acreage • )nsl yctu was 303,000 and this yum' wiiff 370,000. f WASIUNOTOM, July 8, (UP)'— Secietaiy of Agrlculturo Hehry>A. Wallace tnld today (hat he lias tjivlted icpiosenlntlvcs of 10 cot-' ton trade and textile Industry or- ganisations to n conference here, 1 July 13 to discuss plans for Ini incasing exports of American cot- IS BILL Stand On Neutiality Measure May Be Decided By One Vote t?n. , Tho conference, ts expected* to dqvclop .plans for- an export sub- sltly vlilch Wallaco hopes to^put ' ^ Into effect early this fall to 'ln- cieaso sales of American cotton abroiul. Tho orgfthlzatlons Invited Include tho Amcrlcftu Cotton Ship- DHB Asboclallon of Memphis, the Aikansas Collon Traile Association of Lltlle Rock and the Southem Cotton Shippers Association of Memphis, Believe Dolezal Is Kingsbury Run Butcher — — — • ^ ^ ^ ' OLFA'ELAND, O., July 8 (UP)-^ Authoiltles said today they were moio convinced than ever ,thr* Fiank Doleyal, D2-year-o!d'' brick layer, who has confessed one of Cleveland's 13 torso minders ,1s tho "mail butcher, of Kingsbury Run," after, he told them' he had burned the head of victim number fpui Jn the''!!!!). 1 ". > ',' '^;. flist IntfmaUoti * . , > Slierltf p'Doimclf an<i' County Cdioiiei Goibe t they felt- t moie strongly than ever that Doleful committed all the beheadings, Doliya! had mnliualned earlier that he threw Hie head of Mrs. rioience lollllo Into Lake Eile. State Justices Study '. Bond Refunding. Case LITTLE HOOK, July 8 (UP) — Justice* of the Arkansas, supreme court met today nnd were believed to have leiKhci! n decision on the ;est stilt Imolvlng the,$140,000.000 ' bond lefundlng proBram' of T Oov. Oarl E. Bailey, - V W < It was rumored at the stale house that a decision favorable to the .* governor would be handed down Monday. "•, WASHINGTON, M, ,. , OT ,_ rX ^^^S,^^ ' Senator auy M. Gillette (Dm , in.) ciice all entrances lo the court 1 i\"i ni S m " y . , chnmbei? were bnried and guard- thc 23-man senate foi- C (l. - «",. , clgn relations ccmmlllcc lakes on neulrallty legislation. Threatened -with a filibuster If the Issue reaches Hie senate floor the administration was reported lo have pledged 11 members of the committee to support .-ci'lsl!?n of the present neutrality law at this session of congress. Isolationists were believed to hnve Iho support of cloven members. This will leave ailtette, who has not decided how he will vote with the responsibility of. deciding the commtlcc's 'lic'tton. He said Secretary of Stale Cprdcll Hull and two other members «f President Roosevelt's cabinet liad discussed neutrality with him. A showdown In committee hns been delayed until Tuesday. Today's scheduled meeting was postponed, the committee announced, In respect to trie late Secretary of Navy Claud A. Swnnson. Clipper Follows North Atlantic Air Route POUT WASHINGTON, N. Y., July 8 (UP)—Pan American Airways Yankee Clipper took off at 9:22 a. m. today on the first : scheduled passenger night to Eu| rope by the north Atlantic route. There were 22 passengers, including 10 publishers and editors nnd one man who was speeding to the bedside of a son who was believed dying of Infantile paralysis John R. Barrow died yesterday at Florence, Italy. a t his home In Oak Ridge, Mo, TJie clipper Is bound for South-after having been III four weeks. EJampton and 1s due there In 2414 He was 11. | Funeral services were conducted this afternoon at Number Eight cemetery with the Rev. E. Hamilton, Baptist minister of Jackson, Tenn., officiating. . He Is survived by his wife, Mrs. Frances Barrow; two sons, Joe John R. Barrow, 71, Dies At Oak Ridge Eels on Fish Ladders Are Snared by Indians and early summer. . . . -.. Howlard of'COttonwoori, and Miss Dol- . ;on only sighed and went about smile with . and went .--,-• •-.--— jltli all the i striking j eels they could carry. eels as a real delicacy K»ntln 8 lon, Tenn, and'Mrs. 'charge. Funeral Home was In Bailey remained at his home today and was nut expected at his office until Monday. Osceola Rotarians To v „ Entertain Local Club As a icsult of an attendance contest held iccently, the winning Blytheville Rotary club will be entertained by the Osceola ciufa Tuesday night at seven o'clock at tlic community house. V H J. Hate, newly installed president ot the group, said in extending the invitation that the affair would be tin Inter city meet- Ing and fish fry In honor ot the Iccal club. John Hughes, of Ben-, Ion, will be the principal speaker. The attendance contest between the two clubs was carried on through April and May. The Blytheville group had 100 per cent attendance during the two. months' period, " < » ' Bicycle License Fr*ee H Equipment Is Safe WELLSVILLE, N. Y. (UPJ— Wrflsvllle officials have something new to offer—free licenses for bicycles. There's only one catch to the offer and that Is. the c-wner of the vehicle must comply with all stale regulations, which call for. full equipment such as brakes, lights, horn or bell and steering mechanism "sufficient to control the vehicle." " ' WEATHER Arkansas—Pair tonight and 8un- say. / ' :> : •: Memphis ana vicinity—Generally fslr tonight and Sunday; not quite so warm Sunday. s v

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