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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS Tlira r"ir\*ri\i Awn MiTiiTCm Anr>n ' r\r* *.ir\t*.,,, .1^. .-.nn k»,._.... ' - * ^*x^f VOLUiMR XXXVI—NO. 103. Blylhevllle Courier Blythovlllc Herald Mississippi valley Hlythevllle Dally THE DOMINANT NCTSPAPEB OF KOimjEABl' A1UCAN3A3 AND BOU'l'IllSAb"!' MISSOURI Leader Polish Customs Guard Shot-Will Incident Set Off Conflagration By United Press glmf "' e tociay tlm , i new danger the deadlock between Poland and Germany over the P of Danzig. \ViUi the free city a sore spot surrounded by Die massei armies of Europe's big powers a Polish customs guard wa« shot and perhaps killed, on the border by a Danzig officia at a time when authorities every- * ---- - _ b where were nervous lest a momc-u of carelessness or hysteria set off a conflagration. Conflicting Versions of the shoot mg were reported from Danzte ant from Wnrsav/. Even as the incident— which wil be only as Important as ellhc «*: may desire lo mnk(! R r " the fntcrmtlonal tension-was orted reported Nazis gave great publicity to a speech by General — Von Brauchiisch at Wallet the historic , • "v LUC uibujnt. town o Tannenberg, In which h3 declared that Germany is "not look ng for a fight but we an- ™ afraid to fight." "We arc mnrching to the future In this territory where are ihe tombs of those who In centuries pasl." the general declared in recalling u, c - victories of Hmdenburg during n ie Worll] W(n m territory adjacent to the Polish border. His speeclt was hailed by the Berlin newspapers as "an. answer to the Polish war mongers." Meanwhile Nazis in, Hungary suddenly renewed -their agitation for greater autonomous rights for Ihe German minority and there was a resurgence of propaganda against Rumania from which Hungary would like lo regain territory )ost in (lie World War. Still more significant in [he shifting international picture was the continued failure of Great Britain and Soviet Russia' to get together on adherence' of Russia to the European security front. .In the Far East, too, the Brii- ish were threatened with breakdowns of their negotiations with Japan in an effort to solve Hi" so-called Tientsin incident^which actually is an atlempt by Japan to force Great Britain to abandon all sympathies for the Chinese and to cooperate with Japan •j.Uptts conquest,' of North China. The" negotiations at ' t Tokyi>. were -..said i,t_o. ..liSve/. m.adel. up' '"progress whateveri-i':;.^'" '•• ..... .'.:;. Formulating 'Positive 1 I'lnii LONDON, July 20 ' (UP)— Great Britain was reported In usually reliable sources to be preparing a "positive peace plan" for submission : to Adolpli Hitler late this summer if the government's present policy fails to assure European tranquility. According lo diplomatic sources the plan would envisage these points: 1. Germany would be asked to scrap some of her armaments. Bri- Pascola Officer Abandons 'Stop Sign 5 Activilies PASCOliA, Mo., July 20.—J. M Clark, ee-year-old marshal of this village of 275, decided today to discontinue his stop sign enterprise after "vandals" tore down the signs two nights in succession. Discovering an old v.llage ordinance which set out that motorists should stop n'l railroad cress- ings, the village marshal who has been serving recently without salary, had several stop signs constructed and posted oii the railroad crossings and at tho intersection of two county roads In the center of the village. Donned in overalls he stood guard near the signs, halting motorists who ignored them. During the day yesterday, crowds of townspeople gathered lo ivntch the officer make the arrests. Several motorists were arrested and taken promptly before a local magistrate who fined Ihem from 54.00 to $5.00 including Ihe costs. A woman motorist whom the officer tried to halt after she ran one of the stop signs, mistook him for a htteh-hiker, yelled "No, you can't ride with me," and sped on;- Ed McDow, a deputy sheriff from Bragg city, was halted but upon hreatening to test the legality of the procedure in court was released. John E. Brasswell is mayor of lie village and nlso the magistrate >eforc whom the defcndante were nought. Ncne of Ihe members of the village board would admit hav- :iig any knowledge of the administration authorizing tile officer to [lost.the signs. --• •"onner Blytheville Resident Is Victim Of Mississippi Accident ....„„,.„:„». „,.,. ..f . B - Hay- formerly of here, was tani and her allies would reauirc' llear Co ! u mbus, Miss., early "— —' - 4 yesterday morning when the automobile he was driving turned over guarantees be given 'that actually lie Ihat Nazi disarmaments carried oul. 2. Great Britain In return would obtain for Germany a huge loan which would enable Hitler to transform German industry from its war basis to n peace basis. 3. Further concessions to Germany such as '"granting colonial possessions. New York Cotton NEW YOrtK~~Ju"i y 20. IUP1- Cotton closed barely steady. open high low ciosj .. 807 807 .. 854 ., 841 .. 834 .. 824 Oct. Dec. Jan. Mar. May July 814 854 841 834 825 814 854 843 829 822 813 801 854 843 820 823 313 801 15. Spots closed nominal at 934, off 853 841 841 823 811 834 841 832 833 SI 1 New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS. July 29. (UP) — . Cotttn futures closed steady today, off 50 to «5 cents a bale.' open high low close Oct 876 878 865 865 Dec ,. 863 8U4 Jan- 850 850 Mar. ...-...' 843 843 May 535b 830 July 823 823 ... ... Spots closed dull at 905, off 10. Stock Prices NEW YORK, July 20 (UP> _ Slocks marked time in quiet dealing today as bullish sentiment of the past two sessions was accompanied by a sharp break in grains AT&T.. 1 K63 ,. 4 Anaconda Copper Coca O:Ia ..''/, General Eleclrlc ] General Motors Int Harvester .' | '_ Montgomery Ward ' N Y central 15 Packard 31-2 Phillips Pet 36 Radio ; '.. s Schenley Dlst 131-3 Simmons .; 251-2 Socony Vacuum 113-1 Standard Oil N J 42 Texas Corp 37 U S Smelt 51 3-4 . U S Steel 49 1-2 26 1-8 125 7-8 37 1-8 40 7-8 67 53 1--1 as he apparently went to steep at llie wheel. Tlic accident occurred en a straight stretch cf pavement between CrawJord and Bjooksville. Mr. Hay had been in Columbus about a year as district representative of tho Genera! Molors Accep- lance Corp:rallr>n. He had worked for the firm three years during which lime he had been stationed here about two years ago. A native of Murray, Ky., Mr Hay attended Duke University and Murray State Teachers college. His wife. Mrs. Ethel Cox Hay, is a fcrmer Memphlan. He is also survived by his mother, Mrs. J. B. Hay of Murray; two brothers, Elmo Hay of Memphis and H. E. Hay of Irvine, Ky.; and Sour sisters. Mrs. Z, A. Stewart of Corbiii. Ky., Mrs. R. .M. Bergman cf Irvine, Mrs. Ed Pilbeck and Miss Virginia liny, both of Murray. The body was sent to Murray last night for funeral services and burial. m.YTIIEVILL, ARKANSAS, TDUUSDAY, JULY 20, 1939 j Civic Club Marijuana Is Most Dangerous Narcotic- Plan Vigorous But Cautious Campaign Against For eign Persecnlions ATLANTA, Ga,, July 20. (UP) — A vigorous campaign against foreign oppressions of religious minorities was planned loday by leaders of 12,000,000 Baptists who acted cautiously, lest they provoke reprisals by dictator slates. Leaders of the Baptist World Alliance, which convenes here Saturday, exercised diplomatic tact as 1 icy drafted resolutions and addresses to be presented lo the mammoth meeting of messengers from CO .nations of the world Dr. George W. Truetl of Dallas, president of the alliance said he would speak "frankly but carefully n regard to religious persecution' In seme European nations Both Dr. Truetl ami Dr. James II. Rushbrcok of London, general secretary of. the alliance, fell that one of the primary accomplishments of the wcrld wide Baptist assembly vould be to throw the weight of public oplnlcn against leaders and governments which prohibit frce- iom of worship. Dr. Rushbrook, n veteran "church llplomat" in denominational rela- icixs with 'European slates, said japlists are encountering difflcul- les greater in Russia nnd Rumania han in tlie dictator strongholds of Germany and Italy. "So great Is the anti-religious orce in Russia that we will not mve a messenger at the alliance oinlng direct, from that country," ic said. "However, a-rcporl on Riis- lan conditions-will be made." Ouster Cases To Be Presented In Osceola, Cliarv- cery:Cqiirt ,, _. ' ,.~ .A <' ; Ouster suits filed by Dyess Col- ; hy, Inc., against S. B. Punk and i. 3. -McCravin', tiyo of the' colon- its, will lib "heard In chancery ourt at Osceoln tomorrow inorn- ig. Ion o'clock, it was learned tills flernoon. Depositions in the c!vi! case, arted more than eight months' go, were completed late in May id atlorneys for Ihe plaintiff and efendanls have agreed upon to- lorrow for submission of the case JOr. Charles B. llolman, of St. Louis, Mo., national aulhorMy on marijuana, made n blistering mid highly factual indictment, of the narcotic drug In n speech ucr the niythcville Kiwaiiis Olnh hi the Ifotel Noble last night, Dr. Holmnn traced the history of the hemp plant, from which innrijuimR Is obtained, from ap 1 clcnl limes and declared it was regarded by narcotlo experts as (lie most dangerous narcotic In AmoV- i™ today—both from the standpoint, of Us adaptability to use' m mr>nv forms nnd from Its effects. He said that marijuana \va6 "mrned as the most dangerous li cotic In America because of Its accessibility and because Its 115e produces a resulting effect that the American temperament desires—eic- hDnrnllon, a sensation of n|ert- hess and exaggerated capability and a deshc for excltemeiit-^ln contrast to the dreamy, pencefiil effects of opium nnd other narcotics. : He pointed out that the vise of marijuana increased abnormal se^- ual desires aii!^ tendencies and declared that a large number of otjr so-called "sex crimes" are. due to 'he use of marijuana. He said ihat IhsKiilly cnused by use of marijuana was regarded as an in-. curable form of Insanity duo to u Ihe brnli). of (hc , |9 Marijuana Is actually nothing more or less Ihnn Ihe hoinp plant Known also as Die "loco weed" mid 11 Glows wild along ditch banks !^ , ' rl8lu ° r WIX >' S mxl 1» nl- Vail't" Uy PlnCfi - Whei ' c thfi commml declared. . IFc SB til e ''° WS| IIolinn " that hemp Brown foi purposes was of n different . variety In that H flaws (nil nnd slender while tne hemp pj n i,l from which comes inanjumva is of n degenerate type, somewhat stubby with n larger amount of pollen or substance coii- tiunitig the narcotic, This, Dr. Hol- explained, can be chewed pulled from the plant or can be mixed in cigarette tobacco, probably the form by which It Is most generally known or placed in foods and produces the same result. He sold that Its Adaptability, being soluble nnd usable In liquids as well ns solids, Increases its danger and makes It a ready tool of. those who would by insidious methods seek to Introduce others to the habit, -He snld that Use Introduction of the drug lo school children had (Continued on Pago 5) Ball Park-Fair g r o u n cl s Grandstand Burns Early Today; g,000 Loss CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo., July 20.—Canifhersville-s ball park and fairgrounds grand stand was destroyed by fire here early today at -n estimated total loss of around $7,000, The tire was discovered about hrce o'clock this morning. U hnd joined full headway and members of the city fire department were Jiiable to check the names. Previously there had been three jranti stand, fires since July 4tli ; >|it eaclijlmd.. been .discovered ai\i extinguished-. before rnuchldairragc •esultejl. . -J : .-.-. •-. :. ' officials'.'" believed that a Chancellor onesboro. J. P. Gnulney, of The officials of (,hc IG.OOO-acrc overnment rehabilitation project cated in Southwestern Mississippi oimty, are seeking to evict the vo colonists who it is claimed re "tenants at will" mid have been ound "not to be ample and suffl- eut." The cases have created wide In^ erest. (ear Reports Given On Rotary Convention Reporls on the Rotary Inlerna- onal convention held recently at itevcland, o., were made at the •eekiy lunclieon meeting of Ihe ocal Rotary club at- Ihe Hotel Tcble today. Speakers were Harry Klrby, present of the local group, and Charles . Lemons, a delegate to the con- ention. Uzzell s. Branson, sccrc- ary, nude his annual report. Porter G:vernor J. M. Pulrell, of Jttle Rock, was a guest of the lub. PITTSFIELD. Mnss. (UP)—After paying a $10 fine for speeding, Ibsen Potter produced a camera and asked District Judge Charles L. Hibbard if he "would mind nosing with Mrs. Potter for our family album." The judge said he most closed the case. City Water Supply Is Found Safe By Test Blylheville's city water has been found free cf B. Coll organism and . , B sa'e for drinking purposes, it has certainly would mind, anil that been anncunced by George Sharti- ., , ' "n, sanitary engineer of the Mississippi County Health Unit, who submitted a sample of the water to tho state department of public health. These Icsls, made at regular intervals, have always shown this city's water to be of unusually high It Is said. Livestock 20. BAST ST. LOUIS, 111., July (UP)—Hogs: 8,000 Top, G.85 110-230 ibs., fi.65-6.80 140-160 Ibs., G.15-6.650 Bulk sows, 3.85-5.25 Cattle: 2,500 Steers, 8.00-9.35 Slaughter steers, 6.25-9.1(1 Slaughter heifers, 6.25-3.75 Beef cows, 5.00-6.00 Cutlers and Idw cutters, 3.75-4,15 Chicago Wheat July open high 651-2 653-4 low close 637-8 637-8 Sept, 661-8 663-8 641-2 641-2 Chicago Corn Julv Sent. open high 417-B 421-8 43 43 3-g low close inolcterhig cigarette stub, dropped » the grniKlsland' 'during lost n i g h t's : , Carulliersvllle - Paraijould game, cniised the blhze. Carutliers- villc won.:the game, 5 to 3, In four ami one half innings, rain preventing the teams from , going : the full route. - \, .•-•'• : The -gram) stand, built at least 10 or 12 years ago, was of wood construction except for ihe box seat sections which were concrete. The entire grand stand, which seats aboil'. 1200, was destroyed with the exception of a small portion of the negro bleachers which adjoin the grand .stand. Some 400 chairs in the reserve seat section were destroyed. Park equipment under the stands •. was : also destroyed. Vim Johnson's concession stand was destroyed, Including equipment and merchandise estimated at $1000 value. Tira of the huge poles ot the field lighting system, near the grand stand, were charred to some extent and light bulbs were broken by the lieol. Immediate arrangements will be mode for temporaiy accommodations at the park, especially in'time for Sunday's doiibleheader with Jonesboro. It is nnllclpaled that the sland will be rebuilt before the fall fair season. Seek JYIolorist Whose Auto Injured Mule Officers are checking automobile licenses to Identify the Missouri woman motorist whose car Injured ft mule belonging lo D. Bunch, of Yarbro, this morning. According to reports, a negro was driving two mules over the new overpass at six o'clock when the car struck one of the mules." The harness became entangled In the car wheel nnd the animal was dragged for about 60 feet before it became free. Eye witnesses sold the motorist did not stop. Return From Legion Convention At Helena Twenty three members of the Dud Cason Post of the American Legion returned last night from Lightnine Bolt Kills White Man, Two Negroes AUGUSTA, Ga., July' 20. (UP)-, ,. - .— A white man and Iwo negroes were the slate invention held In Helena killed yesterday by a bolt of light- i * Icllt lay, Tuesday and Wednesday, nlng that struck a sawmill crew! Meinbers «*;> made the (rip which had lakcn refuge from anp iere: Do " Edwards, Floyd A. electrical storm in an abandoned White, Nell! Reed, Bryant Stewart, factory. Roscoe Crafton, Eugene Browning, Wilson McKetrick, 27, white Dr. W, A. Orlmmetl-, J. P. stovall. sawmill operator, «as dead on ur- J' D. Smllh, Eugene Dickinson, R. rival at an Augusla hospital. The B. Stoul, Ross Stevens, Ed Cock, negroes, Joe Crawford and another John Chapln, Bjars Secoy, James umacntmcd, were killed instantly. Coston of Osceola, Dr. A. M. Wash- Trie storm was accompanied by, burn of Lltlle Rock, W. M. Hurst, Jilgh winds and rain. Many trees Albert Holllngswcrth, c. B. Etchi- were son. Clarence Holder, Ed Crouch ] Blinding Murphy Reiterates His .Views On Strikes Against Federal Government ... WASHINGTON, July 20. (UP) — Attorney General Prank Murphy reiterated lodny that, Die government could nol permit strikes' against it and said that ?uch strikes might lay a foundation for Fascism In Mils country. .Murphy made his -statement while ihe Workers Alliance, u union of WPA workers, conducted strikes In several cities against provisions _of the uptf relief act. j£ Reports at noon indicated, ihat lji..only scult'bred IqeaUJlcs.liiul'.Uie d'ShionslrhtlbnV occurred. ••••;:'. Murphy said he was rcluclanl lo lcIV Inlo any local •'situation unless such action was "entirely necessary because of the dangerous precedent that, it, might set." Al-Ncw York the largest demonstration saw thcusands of workers gather al Columbus Circle for a mass protest and the burning in effigy, of Representative Woodrum (Dem.. Va.) nnd Representative John Taber (Rep., N. Y.), sponsors of the new relief act. SWGLK COPIES FIVE CENTS Petition Says Me Was Advised To Flee Slate With "Understanding". NEW ORLEANS, July 20 (UP) -Dr. James Monroe Smith, heavily Indicted former president of Louisiana .stale university said today he had been promised Immunity from criminal prosecution If lie would nee the slate after revelations of several hundred thousand dollars In shortages In university accounts had forced his resignation. Tho imderstamllng of criminal Immunity was told In a pcllUon by his attorneys seeking his release from the federal prison here, where he Is held pending arraignment Monday on i\ federal charge of using Hie malls (o defraud. The petition set out that Smith hnd been "advised lo leave Ilio stale" with the understanding there would bo no criminal prosecution but only civil action. I3r. Smllh complained Ihat federal agenls had constantly harassed him since'lie was brought here from Baton nbiigc Monday nlalit, He complained Ihat unless the federal ageuls ceased harassing and innoylng him in an attempt lo ob- !nln « confession to crimes which ie did ' not commit his health would be Impaired nnd his defense Jeopardized. J. M. Lillard, Former Local Resident, Dies .News of the dcnlli of J. M, Lll- nrd, formerly of here mid late of Jycrsburg, Tenn., has been received by relatives ot this section who ,pcht Ihe first ot the wqek there nvesllBaltng. Ills death, Mr. Llllai'd hnd.a .slrokq shotily Before Ills denlh June M, accord- npr to hts widow. His sons mid dauijhlcrs only 'earned of his death after their ilcpmothcr wrote a daughter llv- ng Hi Flint, Mich., several days ago, they sliiicd. Burlni wns mnile at Dyersburg, '. , , Mrs. J. M. Murray of this city fas "accompanied - by ; hcr slslcr, ''ndKdaiiEhlers, hdih r 'Denlon, Mo., lo Dyersburg where they looked Inlo the matter., - '' • Mr. Lillard, who wns 38,i lived In Blytheville for many years until Emergency Clause On Refunding Bill Challenged By Holt l ° tln >' Number 1 wo would be unconstitutional in an I>" in The use bill ffl/fe One, Wounds3, Suicides FRANKLIN, Twin., July 20 (UP) —AH Jrnto elderly fanner, -Andrew Beck, 73, concluded mi argument with Mrs. Wllllo Arlington, who boarded in his country home near here, by killing her today with o blast from tin old double knrrcllcd shotgun, llcck .then wounded (hree other persons ami committed siil- Coalilion Secures Injuiry Over Opposition Of Administration Leaders WASHINGTON, July 20, (UP) — A coalition of conservatives, Dem- oerala ami Republicans today voted ft special house Investlijalloii of the National Labor ffclatiina Board. 'I'lio vote was 253 to 135. , The ' house -ordered the inquiry Into conduct of Ilia key Now Deal agency over opposition of tlto' administration ant) the homo labor committee. The Investigation was sponsored l>y llcprosentallve Howard w. Smith (Dem,, Vii.) and was fought by members ot the labor committee which for 10 weeks lias been hold- Ing hearings on : Wagner Act. amendments. me thorp "Is something wrong that needs 'looking Into." •• Uc recalled Hint he had voted Boy, Five, Sacrifices Life To Save His Dog TUPELO, Miss:, July 20. (UP)Soma Lee Bell, 5, .sacrificed his Ife to save his dog. Crossing n ilghway, he saw that his pet had •emaiiicil In Ihe road, In the path of an approaching truck. He ran back, and the driver swerved to miss him but lie was caught under .he-rear wheels. The dog 1027 when he moved lo Dyersburg : nB"»Vl''he Wagner acl which tha where he Inter rammtal ., board adiulnlslcrctl on Ihe ground It ..was .uncouslltulloiial "but. lime nnd iangcd and one son. ace Lillard, of Auburn, ind., in addition to d-number of other relatives In this scc- not opposed lo an Investigation of the bonrd but Dial Smith's plan was "n vvnslo of incney and'-' throws nwny the c/forls of lite labor committee." Dr. Tqwnsend Is To Speak At Little Rock Anncmicemcnt that Dr. Francis - , „ „ „„„,., fc. lonmcml will spcnk in Lttlle bag for safe keeping, when it clls- nock August 1 wns made at the appeared she called police Mi !n- mcellng of . Die local Townsond vesllgatlon was In full swing when cuib last nlgnl al the court house. Mrs. Orr suddenly remcmbtircd flic ID members made plans /or with grief she had absent-mindedly attending the speaking which will tossed the buz Into an incinerator 1m nt 11.«, TIIII_ v,_ r . . . ... ._ ""a '"^ MII 1^^1111,Lti^iji Viiciilloti (Sous Uu In 'Flames GREENWICH, Conn. (UP)—Mrs. Iteleno Orr saved $100 for a vn- cntlbu Irlp nnd pul It In a paper be burned her One Dead In Minneapolis Clash Holt's opinion said tho enjer- gcncy clause couldn't be attached to legislative acts if the acts created any vested light or Interest . and that the rcfunainj act created' ' ?~n vested right among bondholders "' in his belief. Attaches of Holt's office said the f' opinion would, leave to. the state. su|ncmc court, of course, the final say as lo tho legality of any refunding legislation that- may be cimcted nt tho'special session, , LITTLE ROOK, July 20 (UP)~ A confcicnco scheduled this afternoon between administration floor leaders anri Representatives' Vesey of Hope and Horton of Jonesboro wns expected to develop nn agree"- meivt on two amendments to OoV. Callcy's bond refunding bill now before the house. - ' Vcscy said he had been Informed that Bailey t w«s agreeable lo an amendment fixing $18,000,000 as the minimum income for the highway dcpnrtnicnl before gasoline taxes • could be lowered instead of $20000,000. ' . H was understood thai Bailey also lind agreed to a minimum of $11,000,000 Income before any'funds would be available for highway construction. Anll-admlnlstratloii leaders In the house said Bailey's willingness to meet their objections to the bill smoothed one or the obstacles Mn the pixlh of the measure. -They were confident that- these, two changes would allow It lo ,'biS brought lo a vote not lalcr lhan Monday. The house, woiklng as a coin- in Ittdo, defeated six amendments -.vlilch weie offered, Including one by Representative Roy Rlales, which would hflvo forced the high- wny department,-la spend Its first 12,500,000 In load oonstruotlon on United slates nnd stnto .trunk highways. 'Meanwhile drover T. Owens,' Little.Rock attorney, told the seh- aj,o icfundlng committee th^tMli'e "meal in " llic qoCotihUtV'-of^trifrJ p'ltscnl lefiihding problem Vis' VtV". make a sallsfnctoty arra'iigemeift" with the prospective bond buy-' ers." v • X ' ' Owens indicated he favored pass- 136 of thft rofimding'measure.^ • .-Replying lo (|ucs(loiis, he said it -vnsUmposslhlc to specify the exact ivenlge mlo of Interest, on .the proposed Issue because llie' RFC, which hn? tentatively agreed, fp buy a poil!r-T of the bonds, will. •id (he pieccdcnt In the matter of Interest . ' 17,859 School Books. ' To Be Distributed A total of 17,850 books' to be distributed among schools In Mis- 1 slssippi County for both the summer and fall sessions have arrived at the office of Mrs. T. R. Ivy, :ounty examiner. As Zone ^One which includes dis- Wcl cue Ihrough 10 received the new adoption in arithmetic books' tost year, schools in Zone 'Twb^-" dlstilcts 11 through 13—will • get the new adoption in arlthmetlo broks this year. Zone Two will nlso get the new adoption In reading books while the new adoption . in health books' will go to Zone Three, which Includes district 34 to 56. Reflectorized Speed Signs Are On Highway W'.rk 'of ;'placlng reflectorized speed limit signs at curves that loom menacingly at night on Highway 61 from West Memphis to the Miss:uri state line, six miles nor IK of Biythevillc, underway. The new signs are said .-toVbe" guide posts ta safe driving bv allowing motorists lo negotiate all curves with confidence if they abide by' the maximum speeds recrmmendsd by the signs. In addition to these signs, a jiii'm-' uer of broken prsls on dangerous curves of the. highway : have beeri replaced by new> posts, white with' black bands and with reflectorlzed lights lo warn motorists. This highway is sixth . hi order to receive the signs slated to appear en n Arkansas highways. Highway 61 has numerous dangerous curves which have been causes of many fatal accidents, records show. WEATHER was kille roll over the street at Minneapolis as police clash with WRA strik»rs 'd, more than 20 others injured in the rioting pictured here Arkansas—Partly cloudy, probably thilndershowers. in extreme east portion tonight and Friday. *~, Memphis aiid vicinity — Partly cloudy with "possible shosrers tonight or Ftlday; slightly warmer Friday. , I The maximum temperature hwe • yesterday OTs 35, minimum 73, clear, with .30 of aft'Inch-rainfall last A night, according lo Samuel J*. Nor- rls, cffieliil weather oteen-er,

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