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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS I'OI.UiMB XXXV—NO. 1C. Biythcvllle Courier Blytiievllle IIcraM THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOUKI UMLISTS IN UST Fight With Backs To Sea But Unable To Check Insurgent Advance By United Press Spanish loyalists rallied lo block tlie. nationalist army advance through the hills of Catalonia today but their only hope appeared to be R defense to the death of Barcelona. How long the shattered government farces could hold out before the great industrial center depended chiefly on the stamina of front line fighters of Catalonia in opposing mechanized insurgent attacks. To bolster Ihe last stand against the nationalist the reorganized "leftists" cabinet at Its first meeting granted Premier Juan Negrin extraordinary dictatorial powers to fight the civil war to Ihe end Ihe new regime is supported by the powerful Catalan labor unions. But loyalist Spain's resources- men, materials nnd munitions- have been drained and the possibility of necessary outside aid was remote. Frantic government appeals to France and Great Britain for arms appeared unavailing. The nationalists' four weeks :, drive to split Catalonia from loyal- r 'N 1st Valencia and Madrid was tactically successful although government "suicide" troops still held out at Tortosa. which the Insurgents must capture to complete their march to the sea. Aerial and artillery bombardments however cut loyalist communications between Barcelona and Valencia. Elsewhere: Tokyo—Japanese relations with Soviet Russia were strained further when the Tokyo government announced that it had definite information concerning alleged Rus- Seven Die In Chicago Hotel Fire CHICAGO, Apr. C. (UP)— Seven men were killed and two others were injured seriously toddy in n fire which swept through Hie upper floors a! a four-story frame! hotel. One of the Injured was expected to die. Attendants at the county morgue reported that the victims had suffered slight bums* but that death was caused by .suffocation 1'liov Mississippi valley Leader Blythevllle Daily News EOF CflSJ Iff u Pinion Elected Mayor; Nelson Chosen Alderman On "Write In" Ticket CAHUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Apr. (I -Cai-ulhersville electors tinned out moke while asleep. The lire started on yesterday to the third floor of the Center liotcl. located between two other small hotels In an impoverished section of West Tvladison street. III Bll NEKE Mrs. Thomas Smith, Formerly Juanita Smith, Succumbs Last Night Mrs. Thomas Smith, who Miss Juanita Smith before her marriage December n, died at the Blytheville hospital last night at 11 o'clock from euremlc poisoning. It was only after her death that her marriage was publicly announced as she and Mr. Smith, who is the son of Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Smith, had planned to keep it secret until her graduation from Blytiieville high school next month. voting with 2,400 votes cast with O. D. IMnlon. present mayor, being re-elected for a four year term over w. D. Byrd by n narrow ninr- gin of 100 votes. A four year terra of olllce was recently fixed by the slate legislature, enlarging the previous two- year term. Pinion received 1247 votes and nyrd iUI. In another race John M. Nelson won the unusual distinction ot capturing n third ward nldermniitc post on a "write In" ticket. Nelson, whose name was not on the printed ballot, received 584 vote.s lo 424 for T. J. Nelson. Luther White was elected chief of ]»lice receiving 1624 votes to 734 for L. L. Huckleba while Ronss Johnson was reelectcd city assessor with 1488 votes to 7B9 for George Doyle, former city official. Officials elected without opposition included: H. L. Tinsley, collector; Jack Scales, treasurer; O. E. Hooker, police judge; Fred Henley, attorney; obye Coker, alderman, ward one; Wymaii Dllluiau, alderman, ward two, nnd Dick Lewis, alderman, ward 4. Dr. J. B. Lutcn and W. L. Cantrell were elected to the school Mrs. smith's death was sudden' boar(1 without opposition, although her condition became very serious yesterday about noon. She became ill from a kidney ailment three weeks ago and was removed to the hospital Saturday where an ^ m/YTHUVILLK, AlUCANSAS, WUONI'tflMY, AI'Rll, 0, Thev Await. Word l-Yom Kidnapers SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Following n nationwide radio appeal in their behalf by an Episcopal clcrgymnn to the abductors of their long missing son, Poter, Mr. and Mrs. Murray Leviiw of New noclii'llc, N. y,, go home to await some re.s]»nse from the kidnapers. The picture shows them leaving (he home of n friend from which the broadcast wns made. In his radio pica, the Reverend Francis J. H. Colfln. of Lnrcliinont, now revealed as an intermediary In the kidnap case, asked the ah. ductors to: "For God's sake, act, anil act promptly." sian ™ ,„ , i would take other , steps to follow lip its unsuccessful protest to Moscow. , . Shanghai—Japanese troops were reported within 40 miles of Han- kow, China's provisional capital, in a drive on the eastern general front where fighting continues for dom- southern Shantung United States shelved plans for building a billion dollar canal across Nicaragua to t. improve naval access to the east jnance 6[ —province. ~WasKinEkm—The west coast, but was reported and considering a $200,000,000 Panama canal expansion program. Four agencies have filed confidential reports with the house merchant marine committee on the subject. Berlin -A mysterious anti-Nazi to Chum^ and j husband was at her bedside, she "" had a convulsion and she died during a second one a few minutes later. Funeral arrangements are incomplete .pending the arrival of her brothers, who live In distant cities. Tlie services will probably be held sometime Friday. Mrs. Smith, who was 18 years old Novfmber 13, and Mr: Smith were married in a ceremony performed by the Rev. Wayne W. Gray, pastor of the First Presbyterian church of caruthersville, at his home. Tlie young couple was attended by tlie bride's sister. Miss Lelitia Smith, and Franklin J. Wilks. of Caruthersville. They told their families the secret a short time ago but had planned to save the public announcement until the bride had - ...J-^.IVUO Ullvl-Lltl&l 1 Q . . , . Uk'vtv liUll radio station broadcast to Austria ™ lsl!ed ller schooling. The daughter of the late j. p. died two years ago Mrs. Smith was born in this city. She is also survived by her mother, another sister, Miss Constance Smith, of here, and six brothers, Addison and Wallace, who also live here. Mark and Charles of Miami, Fla., who left In opposition to the April 10 plebls- • 1 / , c aail S»t( cite on union with Nazi Germany j ' bmlt ' 1 *' ho ' Listeners were unable, to determine) ? ex ,,?.. h ' J the identity of the station. Howell, Kelley Lose STEELE, Mo., Apr. 6—C. P. Howard was elected mayor over A A Kelley, 394 votes to'180, while w!' iH. Howcll, long chief of police' here, was defeated by L. W. Weav- i er in a three man race, yesterday. Weaver received 242 votes, Howcll IBS and H. Lovelace 157. Fate Frame was elected police judge with 318 votes while H. P. Spence, incumbent, received 173 votes, J. H. May, 56, and W R Wall, 2fl. ' ' E. A. Boone was elected collector with 452 votes to. 133 fdr Ophelia Bates.. Aubrey Shelton was elected ward two alderman with 207 votes to 120 for Jack Dowdy. J. s. Patterson was reelectecl ward one alderman without apposition. Hobart Wells defeated T. W. Whitfield, 517 votes to 224 as the Maplewood member of School District No. Eight board white Jack Kelley. with 310 votes, defeated T. K. Bain, 167. and Harry Burton, for the Steele board membership and W. E. Wright, 538 votes, defeated Howard De Priest. 187 votes, for the New Survey board membership. Levee Break Pollard, Farr, Joyner Lions Club Candidates Members of the Lions club will spend most of the monlh campaigning, following the weekly luncheon meeting yesterday at Ihe Hotel Noble at which W. J. Pollard, Russell Farr and F. B. Joyner were nominated for president. Dr. Fred Child, retiring president, then appointed a- nominating committee to make up three tickets, headed by these candidates, which will be announced at next week's meeting. The offlcm will be elected April 26. Visitors at the meeting were the Rev. Stuart H. Salmon, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, and his guest, the Rev. a. F. Bell of Montreal, N. C,. who Is conducting an evangelistic meeting here. YOU BY — - BOB — - BURNS _ The other night one of the greatest physical culture experts in the world gave a lecture here on the care of the human body and nobody came because they didn't want to take their automobiles out In Die rain. I suppose we're all purty much alike. We wouldn't think of piittin 1 anything Into our cars that might be bad for them but we think nothing of giving our bodies a bealln'. I know one actor that got his stomach in such terrible shape they didn't think he'd live, but they finally got a diet specialist who, afler workln' for months, was finally able to give the actor some encouragement. The doctor says "If you'll slick with this diet you'll be as good as new." The actor says "I know, but how long will It be before I can eat things that don'l agree with me." that city last night by motor. Henry, of Houston, Texas, nnd Marion, of Port Arthur, Texas, who are leaving today for Blytheville. Cobb Funeral home is in charge of arrangements. Stock Prices NEW YORK. April 6. (UP)— Trading on the slock market dwindled today to around the lightest levels of the year and price sslipped off after a four- day rbe had added ten points to the industrial average. A. T. & T. 124 Anaconda Copper 24 Associated D. G. 53-4 Beth. Steel 43 1-8 Boeing Air 231-8 Chrysler 40 1 112 30 1-2 Cities Service Coca Cola General Elcclric Gen. Motors ............. 28 1-4 Int. Harvester ........... 55 1-4 Montgomery Ward ....... 27 1-2 N. Y. Central ............ 11 7-8 Packard ................. I Phillips Pelrol ............ 31 Radio ................... 53-4 Schenley Dist ............ 181-2 Simmons ................ 15 Socony Vacuum ......... 12 1-8 Standard of N. J ......... 43 3-4 Texas Corp .............. 35 U. S. Smelt .............. 50 1-4 U. S. Steel .............. 41 1-2 Cooler Board Ree!ecfcd COOTER, Mo., Apr. 6—Tlie entire Cooler town board was reelected in yesterday's balloting, despite opposition by seven other candidates. Those re-elected to the board were: T. B. Perry, T. N. Brigance, S. L. Wagstcr, H. L. Casey and Jack Rushing. Those defeated were: Rucl Asher. Henry Oestrlng. Marcus Limbaugh, James Cassidy, a us Cooper, Tom Hopper and C. A. Glllilaml. School board members re-elected with opposition were • Dr. L. E. 'ooper, Cooler: Claude Clark, Number Eight, and Virgil Blxler, Lake Farm. Hayll Voles Dond Issue HAYTI, Mo.. Apr. e.—In one of the quietest city elections ever held, Haytl clllzens voted, 316 to 4, to extend the city's limits to Uikc in about 60 blocks and to float a bond issue for $23,000 as the city's part of a $60,000 WPA project for a. city sewer system. Of the three candidates for the election to the school board. R. L. Gilbert and Dr. W. R. IJmbaugh won over J. W. Ray. P. X. shoemaker, Ward One, and S. F. Hill, Ward Two, were unopposed In their races for aldermen. There are more than 800 votes usually cast in elections. NEW YORK, April 6. (UP) — Cotton closed barely steady. May July Oct. Dec. Jan. Mar. open high low close 849 851 847 847 856 858 862 852 886 868 868 883 865 868 871 875 860 863 S68 871 860 863 865n 869n Spots closed quiet at 853, oil 6. Mew Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS. Apr. 6. (UP)— Cotton futures closed steady today, off five to eight points. May Jul. Oct. Dec. Jan. Mar. open hlsh 862 864 869 870 BIS 880 882 885 878 881 882 885 low 860 865 872 874 876 380 close 869 866 873 876 876 880 Spots closed quiet at 879, off 8. Not Serious MEMPHIS, April G (UP)—A two hundred foot break along the St. Francis river levees near Card well, Mo., was reported by the U. S. Army engineers' office today. Engineers said the break was not serious. _nnel '.although some faiji land was covered by the overflow no property or homes were endangered. The crest of the present high water on the St. Francis is passing Cardwell now but no damage is expected. C. Waylancl Ferguson To Be In Charge Of Bureau Here A freight traffic bureau, with' free service to all members of the Blytheville chamber of commerce, will begin functioning this week; it was announced today by J. Mell Brooks, secrclary or the group. The new division will be operated by C. Wayland Ferguson, an experienced freight Irnffic man, who will supply free service to members in filing flight damage claims, supplying rates and freight routings and general shipping advice. Representation In rate adjustments and hearings will be handled by the bureau, which will undertake to give Blylheviile prelection in all branches of this service. A service which Is expected to mean a saving to the members of HIE organlzjitloii, as well as shippers generally throughout this section, will be the auditing of freight bills. This service will be on a contingent commission basis and available to all shippers in this section. The bureau will be located in the office of the chamber of commerce at the city hall. Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, 111. (UP) — Hogs: 6,500. Top 8.65 170-230 Ibs., 8.50-8.65 140-169 Ibs., 7.75-8.10 bulk sows 7.40-7.'J5 Cattle 1,800 Steers 7.65-9.25 Slaughter steers 6,50-9.75 Mixed yearlings, heifers 6.75-8,25 Slaughter heifers 6.00-8.75 Beef cows 5.25-6.25 Cutters and low cutters 4.25-5.00 Burglars Pay Second Visit To Beer Parlor The Hide-Away Beer parlor was burglarized for the second time last night when the miistc machine was rifled. Owners believe there was about S15 In the cash box of the machine. Tlie burglar nlso took four packages of cigarettes. Entrance to the building on Filth street .between Main and Ash streets, was gained by twisting the lock and a pry bar was used to force the cash box. May Jill. May Jul. Chicago Wheat open high low close 815-8 79 821-4 807-8 811-4 795-8 783-8 79 Chicago Corn open high low close 596-8 697-8 693-8 593-4 61 611-4 603-4 611-8 v. harlo of Pennsylvania Hum« Works ELECTED FDR FIFTH 1E1 Wins By Close Margin Over White In Osceola , Mayor's Race •OSCEOLA, Ark., April 16.—A. S. Rogers, former postmaster, member of the firm of Prewltt-Rogers Abstract Co. and mtiyor for the past eight years, was reelccted mayor for the fifth consecutive term in yesterday's- city election. Pre-election Interest had centered in the race for tlie office with Faber A. wblte, prominent young business man, opposing Mr. Rogers. Mr, White led In the courthouse box with 21 majority but lost his lend in the boxes at the Fletcher building and Osceola Lumber Company. Final count showed Rogers 179 votes nnd While 1G7. Leo Schrclek, office deputy In the sheriffs olnco, had an cas.y. victory for the .treasurer's place, 1 'getting 233 votes compared with Hie 114 votes given Miss Josephine Montague, present treasurer. The. only other offices contested were posts for alderman in the first and third wards. In Ihe first ward, W. W. Prewitt was reelccted for the fifth term with 129 votes. C. w. Watson was tlie other win- 108. Nathan Welnbcrg, Program WASHINGTON, Apr. tl. till')-- Clov. Cicorgu 11, Kuril! of Pennsylvania came to Washington loiliw to urge President ilioosevcll to ndopt a planned control spending |)i-oj!i-iim of f 3 .1)00,000.000 n year for throe yours "to save Ihe American profits system anil the Demo- erntlu lorm of government." Knrle wns expected lo place his program before Mr. llausevclt at a Whllu House luneliL'on. Thf I'lMinSylvanln liovornor said he bullevi's America's govoinmenUil system Is endangered by "tho tremendous dislocation of our economic system, caused by the machine ago." He llilnks deflationary policies of Ihe lust few months, If continued, "will mean the end of the profits system." "People don't become Fascists or Communists because they want lo," Earlo said, "they do It because they urc driven to It In desperation. Both Fascism tiud Communism are awful iiyslcms ot government. "The only suggestions so far by Ihe HopiibMouis nnd tlio renctloii- ary newspapers to end the depression are not one bit different than those tried by President Hoover In 1021). And we had the worst depression then thai we've ever had. "I think we've (jot to take positive action. ! mean a controlled plan spending program for low cost housing. great transcontinental highways, flood control, soil erosion anil public buildings. We've got to stop Ihls great moral aaud physical degradation ployed." of the iinoin- ville, while driving team to Lcachvllle Leachville Boy Hurt When He Is Thrown From Wagon LEACHVILLE; Ark., Apr. B— James W. (Buddy) Lacoy, 20, non of Mr. and Mrs. James Lncey, residing one mile BOlith of Loach- his fathov'n today became entangled In. tlie rolns and the team Ybocamo'frightened nnd rnn away, throwing young Lacey to the pavement on south Main street at LeachvUlo and ihc wagon pausing over his body. It was at ilrsl thought his neck was broken but after being taken to the office of Dr. Blnudcnmcyer for first aid It was decided that he be taken to St. Bernard's hospital at Jonesboro for X-ray and further treatment. He suffered numerous body Injuries as well as internal Injuries. Baby Bums To Death Near Earle KAH1.K, Ark.. April II, all')—A IT-ni(in(lis-ol(l baby burned to itciilli shoilly alter noon today i both its niiri-nUi wen; bunied n'UU'iilly when ihT .swept ihylr liumr mi the P. M linker planla- llun. M mill's Iron) hero. GIVEiraVHL :3ul Cabinet Not Likely To S u i' v i v e. Tests th C! V PAIIIS. Apr. (i. IU1')—Tln> ili-us- He (Inanclii! program of I'riMnli'r Leon Blum's popular Front government wns approved lit the Chamber of Deputies by n slim majority today, after application ol a "gag" rule, limiting dcbiite. Debate was Inlernipled after speeches by Paul Keymuid and Pierre Etlimnc-Flandln In which tliey bitterly crltlclwd the measure. The majority was slender anil resulted when the radical party permitted members to vote individually Instead ot M i\ block. Blum's majority was Insufficient lo raise the. hope that tho cabinet could survive debalo In Ihe senate Friday, Tho cabinet tjcneraUy was expected to full, cltlicr If the senate finance, committee votes adversely tomorrow or at the conclusion ol Friday's debate. Reynnud, In closing the debate, said that tho project was most dangerous. Community Chest Is Discussed By C. of C. First steps toward an ultimate goal of a community chest for Bly- tlicvllle Is being taken by the chamber of commerce, which plans to havo tho matter definitely settled by early fall. When the group recently asked for suggestions to Improve Blythe- vlllo, u nuniber ot answers Included n community chest''as one of' the city's greatest- needs'. The matter has been taken up by the board of directors which i has asked its members to discuss the matter with ench other nnd lo report their findings at a monthly meeting of the directors. For a number of years the local merchants have been harrnsscd by almost dally calls for local charities and the group Is studying plans used In other cities white deciding ii|jon the course to be taken. Mrs, S. S. Sternberg Elected District Federation President Mrs. S. S. Sternberg. of Blythe- 1 vine, was elected president of tho Forrest City District Federation of Women's clubs nt the morning session. The election of the officers preceded a race only two days before Ihc election, received 39 votes. Raymond Cartwrighl and Sam Coble were elected In the second ward, having no opposition. In the third ward comprising the west end of town Ben Butler was reelectcd, but George Florida defeated C. E. Sullcngcr for the other place with a margin of 14 votes. Dave Yonng, city marshal for the past eight years, had no opposition for his fifth term. Joe Rhodes and Herbert Bryant were reelccted city attorney nnd recorder, respectively. Tlie total number of votes cast, 352. was nol unusually large. Nine absentee voles are yet to be counted. Whooping Cough Fatal To Infant At Manila Rodney Kerr, 19-day-old son of Mr. and Mrs. irvin Kerr, died yesterday at six p.m. at his home near Manila. The baby bad l»en 111 for nine days from whooping cough and complications. Funeral services were held this afternon at Manila cemetery with the Rev. L. P, Pl on i> B official Ing. Hanna Funeral home was in charge of funeral arrangements. Four Pilot's Licenses Issued To Flyers Here Four pilots' licenses have been Issued by the department of air commerce to local aviators recently. Limited commercial licenses have been Issued to B. F. Erogdon, Gene E. Bradley and George Dyslnger and a private pilot's license has been Issued to Roy E. Nelson. C. of C. Members Show Visitors City A number of the Chamber of Commerce members accompanied the convention wonion on a tour of Blytheville lale yesterday afternoon. They spent an hour and a half motoring over the city lo view public buildings and especially attractive residences; they visited the new Coca-Cola plant, the Blytheville Cotton OH mill, Walker park and Mississippi county fairgrounds, the school where tlie new stadium and gymnasium Is being built, and the Rlce-SUx (actory. at the Wo- followed by a visit to Dyess colony to view the memorial library which has been the principal project of the Federation this year. Other officers elected were: Mrs. A. J. Sharpe of Marked Tree, first vice president; Mra. Porter ScluiHz of Drinkley, second vice president; Mrs. B. L. Ross of Helena, recording secretary; Mrs. Jo T. Trice of Jonesboro, treasurer; Mrs. W. E. Hunt of 'Osceola, auditor; Mrs. George Walker, sr., of Forrest City, parllamenUirIan; Mrs. O. L. Robinson of Earle, district federation director. Tlie corresponding secretary be appointed by the Incoming president. These officers were recommended by the nominating commute of which Mrs. John I. Jones, of Forrest City, was chairman. Mrs. Sternberg lias been an active clubwoman for many years. She 1ms served as president of the local Woman's club and Is at present president of the county federation and district chairman of the Democratic Woman's clubs. She Is also serving on the board of the slate Industrial Girls' school. Mrs. Sternberg succeeds Mrs. O. L. Robinson, of Earlc, as president of this federation. Other out going officers are: Mrs. T. T. Mar- dls of Harrlsburg, first vice president; Miss Dorothea McGowan o! Cotton Plant, second vice president; Mrs. R. H. Jones ot Osceola, recording secretary; Mrs. Renfro Turner of Earle, corresponding secretary; Mrs. John I. Jones of Forrest City, treasurer; Mrs. W. O. Dinning of Helena-, auditor; Mrs. S. S. Morrison of Earlc, parliamentarian; Mrs. J. W. Edrlngton of Osceola, district federation director. The Forrest City District Federation has accomplished many worth while things in each of Its departments throughout the past year, reports made at the morning session showed. The primary project has been the Dyess colony library extension. Hi the American Hows depart- Fells Committee Bigger Aircraft Carriers Would Be Efficient WASHINGTON, April 6. (UP)Admiral William D. Leahy today asked Ihc senate naval affaire committee to revise the $1,121,000,000 jiavnl expansion bill•'• (o authorize two 20,000-lon alrcralt miTli'rs Instead of two 16,000 'ton carrier* na now specified. The recommendation of the chief of naval operations was In line with pluiii! lo build United States war Ilccls second lo none afloat. Early this week locally recommended revision of the bill to permit construction of three of the mightiest battleships ever . bullt-^' 45.000-ton su i<e r dr e atinaughts, Humming 18-Inch guna. Leahy made no estimates of the Increased costs of the larger alr- cratt carriers. Ho said, however, that their Increased tonnage , Is feasible on bnsb of jiavy tests which fthowod such vessels are- highly e/ricletit. lie also urged, in n closed sion, (hat tho senate attend ho statement of U. S. naval policy, to Ihc ho use-approved authorization nlli. A previous statement ot policy, snId lo have been dictated imrsonully by President Roosevelt, was stricken during house debate. An expression of naval policy would bo "inadvisable," Leahy said ''because naval policy mint- ba changed from lime to time to adjust Itself to Ihe national policy." To Hold Second Fanners' Auction Sale Tomorrow Tlie second of the farm auction sales', sponsored by tlie Mlsscp corporation, will be held tomorrow morning at the Chicago Mill 4'lte, •; ..' There Is n demand .for cattle and 'hogs and even more livestock Is expected to be on, hand tomorrow.'The sale will begin at ten o'clock and continue ; until everything Is sold. Last Thursday, the •first snlo, slightly under $3,300 was paid for livestock, hay, com and other farm products with amch of this money coming from. out of town .buyers. All of the sluir brought good prices, It Is said. - Although the physical equipment for the auctions Is not yet In first class shape, the facilities for the sales have been Improved and It Is expected that the work on barns, office and parking spaces will be weeks. completed within two Owens Defeats White For Aldermanic Post 'Sam O. (Owens defeated Jesse M. White for, a Ward One aldermanlc post ; ln tli'e o.nly contest of the municipal' ejection , yesterday. The vote was' : 126 : ''to ^B.-,White was seeking reelectiofi. •'•'•'•' The box at' the city hall was the only one In which Interest was shown, Ihere having only been 38 votes cast In Ward Two and 16 In Ward Three. The total vote of 266 votes was one of the smallest votes cast here In a number of years. There are about BSi poll tax receipts here tills year. i Mrs. S. S. Sternberg Mrs. George R. Calhoun Dies At Nashville Today Mrs. George B. Callimm, mother of Mrs, Russell Phillips, died at. her home in Nashville, Tenn., at three o'clock this afternoon. Mrs. Calhoun who had been ill for several months from cancer, recently underwent an operation In a Nashville hospital after having undergone treatment i:i a Memphis hospital. Mrs. Phillips, who had spent most of her time with her mother, ment, the clubs have cooperated returned'to Nashville about a week with home demonstration groups ago when Mrs. CalhoUn's condition and garden organizations. Eacli became critical. Mr. Phillips and club has done special work In daughter, Betty, went over this American citizenship, and the Os-, mornlng and were ther< ; when she ceola group is competing for tlie national prize. In the Fine Arts department, the federation as a whole has done such outstanding work that they will compete for the state prize. Several clubs have sponsored tal- died. Mrs. Calhoun had many friends in Blytheville, where she frequently- visited, she is also survived by another daughter, Mrs. Patty Knight, also ot Nashville. Funeral arrangements had not ented young people as a means of bcen made th!s £i ternoon . carrying out their departmental work. The district has had monthly radio programs over WMC In Memphis which featured the talented] adults and Juniors. Members have i Arkansas—Thundershowers, cold- encouraged community singing and er In north and central portions several clubs have worked with ne- tonight; Thursday partly cloudy, gro groups. The negro group spon- with cold wave hi vest nnd north sored by the Earle Women's club portion; temperatures below freez- had 185 members, This was the largest chorus, t • In the education department, programs have been sponsored in each club, and members have been sent out to speak to underprivileged groups. • '.'. All clubs have studied and are better Informed on Questions of Continued on Page 3 ingr Thursday night. Memphis and vicinity—^Thundershowers tonight and Thursday morning; lowest temperature tonight 60 to 64; much colder Thursday. Tlie maximum temperature here yesterday was 79, minimum51, partly clouds', Recording, to Samuel p. Norrts, offlci*! weather observer.