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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 18, 1936
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BLYTHBVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. xxxiii—NO. sn Blyttertllt Courier BIyUisvillo Bert Id THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OV NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND BODTHEA8V MISSOURI Uiythevllle D»lly Ncwi villey Leader K1/YTIIKVII;U;/AUKA.\SAS, THUKSDAY, JUNK 18, I93G FLOGGli SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Not Go to War to Change Ethiopian Situation Eden Announces LONDON, June 18 (UP)— Italy has conquered Ethiopia and Great, Britain does not Intend to go to war in IH> Mhdltcrianean' to change the situation. Foreign Secretary Anthony Edeii told the house cf commons today In a general debate on foreign affairs. Great. Britain favors the lifting of League of Nations sane- lions against Italy nnd an effort to come to terms in Europe, he said. "The government Ls not prepared to take military acllon," lie declared earnestly. Previous to his speecli Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin assured the house that Britain's rearmament Ls being speeded up because of the. dangerous situation In Europe. Eden revealed that he himself had advised the government to support discontinuance of sanctions at the coming League of Nations meeting In Geneva. Eden hinted that a new Med- iierranean pact might arise from the ashes of sanctions. "It Ls the government's view, lie said. "that the assurance of mutual areislancc from Britain to various Mediterranean countries should not end with the raising of sanctions. Serious Problems Loom Hew and when the sanctions can be lifted be settled at IIIES11, ^^ TILES Geneva. The council meets June 28; the assembly. June 30. Pnrlla- .menlary circles anticipated a demand that Italy promise riot [o discriminate; against countries that have .appllid. ^sanctions. .; Plans, for reforming the League have been indicated by Chancellor of the Exchequer Neville Chamberlain, who urged a system of regional treaties in world danger zones, and by Ramsay MacDonntd. lord president of the" council, who advocated re-study by a commission of Article XVI of the Covenant, dealing with sanctions. With an answer to the British. ----- ............. ...... ..... .... questionnaire on the Locarno j in underground irrigation, using problem still lacking, llrere have j tiling laid .some- years ago for been persistent minors that Oer- drainage purposes and water from many is recertifying Heligoland. a recently completed 81-foot well, ' ILL FILE CHARGES Sign Democrats 1 Meet Is Near I BILL BYSE The Sign of the Galloping Donkey is not n tavern, but one of hundreds of posters 'being placed in Philadelphia to direct Democratic pilgrims to Convention Ij-ll, where their conclave will begin June 23. Caesar del Bono, resident of the Quaker City, is shown getting the general idea. Carry ing Relief Provision Now Out of Congress' Way WASHINGTON, June 13 (UP) — Congressional notion was com- 'ilclrd late today on the $2.370.- 597X00 relief dellciencv bill, one of lh» principal stumbling blocks In Ihe wny of .speedy adjournment, Tlie senate sent the bill to the White House after agreeing with house action knocking out i proposal to resun-ey ths Florida .ship canal. The relief bill and the ndmln- 'stration tax bill are the only '.wo measim-s characterized by leaders us "must" legislation. Tax conferees were reported near eo:ii- iletc agreement. Epralm- of the House. William 3. Bank-head, said he hoped to ',cl the tax bill conference re- •rort at least by Saturday and he said he will hold Ihe house in session "until Sunday mcrr,- ing. if necessary, to wind up the session." As finally agreed upon the bill lives President Roosevelt sole control over distribution of the relief fund and permits PWA Administrator Harold Ickcs wider us. -I a S3CO.OQC.OOO revolving fund so (hat grunts as well as loans can be made for public, works projects. The relief fluid ' ot S1.425.0C3.000 is intended largely for continuation of Harry Hopkins' WPA ac- livilics. 'uts Underground System in Operation on Osceola Farm OSCEOLA, Ark.—An experiment The British are increasingly concerned with Adolf Hitler's tardiness in answering the questionnaire, which asked if the Reich now considered itself ready to make lasting treaties. Not To Abandon Malta Sir Samuel Hoare, the new first lord of the Admiralty, told the house of commons yesterday thnt Ihe British fleet would not abandon Malta, fortified Mediterranean island. Sir Samuel said that the Admiralty would "take 'every prac,- tical means of making Its defense secure against any possible attack." It will be the principal naval base and headquarters for the Mediterranean licet, he added. has been placed in operation by Clay Ayers on his farm two miles west of Osceola. The experiment, believed to be the first of its kind in this vicinity, is attracting much interest and many farmers are visiting the Ayers place to see the irrigation system in operation. The well, completed this week, Is supplying 320 gallons of wn- ter a minute. Power for pumping is furnished by a 7 1-2 horsepower Cook electric turbine engine. A dam wns constructed in n drain- Be ditch one-hall mile long on he cast side of the farm, forming a reservoir into which the water 's pumped and from which it lows into the tiles, which form n letwork under the farm, 80 to New York Cotton NEW YORK. June 18 (UP) M) feet npart, at nn depth of three feet. . \Cotton closed steady. open high low clos 1190 1193 1188 1190 1138 1141 1131 1135 1135 1138 1127 1131 . The farm, planted in cotton, :orn. alfalfa, clover and timothy, s fine land, often producing two lales of cotton to the acre. In July Oct Dec Jan March May 1132 1135 1125 1130 1132 1137 1121 1131 1135 1138 1129 1133 Spots closed steady at 1200, up 2. Chicago Wheat open high low close July 87 3-4 88 1-2 87 3-4 87 3-4 Sep 88 7-8 89 3-4 88 3-8 88 3-8 . 917, when it was cleared, it was oo wet to put in cultivation until it had been tiled. In recent rears, with recurrent have suffered so yers and his neighbors are I 8 ^- ey w come o no watching with interest to see what ha ™. though the gas will be real, the effect of his irrigation scheme Gas masks will be ruled by an of- Chicago Corn open high low close July 62 1-2 63 1-2 62 1-2 62 7-8 Scp 59 7-8 51 1-3 59 3-4 60 1-2 Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, 111.. June 18 (UP)-Hogs 5,500 Top 10.40 170-230 Ibs. 10.25-10.40 140-160 Ibs. 9.B5-I030 Bulk sows 8.50-9.00 Cattle 3,500 Steers 7.00-8.00 Slaughter steers 5.50-8.25 Mixed ycarllnjs and heifers 6.50-8.00 Slaughter heifers 5.00-8.50 . Beef cows 4.50-5.25 Cutters and low cutters 3.25-4.25 Caruthersville Will Push City Gas Tsx Collection ', CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo.-- City Attorney Fred Henley was yesterday Instructed by Chas. W. Shields,, city clerk, " to Institute suit against seven operators of gasoline stations in Caruthersville who have fnlled to pay delinquent city gasoline (ax. Almost $850 is due Ihe city from the 1-4 cent city gasoline tax. Tile delinquencies range from seven months to two ycar.s. Shields said. Shields related that eight gas stntion operators here have paid the (ax regularly since Its inception in 1931. At the recent meet- Ing of the city council, Shields and Henley were Instructed to take necessary steps to make the collections more stringent In the future. All stations within the city limits are required to pay the tax. Maxim Gorky, Famed Russian Writer, Dies MOSCOW. June 18 (UP)—Maxim Gorky, 08, famous modem Russian ..writer and dramatist, died here today nftf - '-"qthy illness. average Cotton Bloom Found at Number Nine The first cotton bloom of the 19^0 ciop In nils section'wni broiiBM 10 town today by C. C. LnnB.sion, Nuinter Nine fnvniei nnd (jlnuer, who said Ihc bloom i-nniD trom We Holds of John MrClnU'hlii, sharecropper on his farm. The ootlon Is of sloncvllle No. 4 variety and was plantftl nn April 13. Later in file morning Dr. E V. Hill brought in n bloom', louml In a field on ills place, 1 tvlso at Number Nine. PiEIS IITI1 LOW LESbf IS Lynch Confident of Raising County's Quota of $2,500 " ; A good response to his appeal for 250 $10 memberships in the Arkansas Loyally League from Mississippi county was reported at nopli today by B. A. Lymru. cotmt.V 1 chairman, who is personally hand- hug the cainpalgn in BlythcvllUi The loyalty League, sponsored bv the bunkers of Arkansas, has » statewide program for rntslng $100.-' OCO to be used In advertising Arkansas In connection with tile current centennial observance. One half of Hie money will be used by the Arkansas Centennial Commission and the other half will be returned to tbc counties in whlrii it was raised for local activities. One-half of Mississippi county's $2,530 quota lias been assigned to Blytheville. The Manila Lions club and the Lenchvllle chamber ol Commerce arc cadi undertaking to sell: >l(i $10 memberships. J. H, Crain has accepted a quota of 50 memberships for Wilson and.\ a campaign Ior'75"nlenib?'r.shlps' Is'bet ing made at Oscoola. ,At noon today Mr. Lynch reported that he had sold 41 memberships in niyliievllle. Assisted by J. I. Cherry nnd C, A. Cilnninglmrn, ho was continuing his work this nfl- ernoon. I'ourteeh Gassed or Shot in Outbreak This Morn- ii'g at Tool Plant KKNT. O.. June 18 lUPI-Open i warfare between pickets and strike •breakers broke out today nt (lie 'Imi'k and Decker Tool Co. plant 1-ourtr-cn men-seven pickets and -won company gnnrdx-werc gass- «! niul shot tis two van loads of strike breakers were moved Into tin 1 plant, picketed for two months by employes striking over Mse difficulties. Strikers set up n fort behind n ion-ace across the street from (be fnctory nnd began sniping nt I jew inside with hliih powered Ifles. I hey also used long range binoculars In t.rylns to "pick off" j "ifii moving iiKout In the plant I Pickets nt the main ynle were Intai by surprise as the two H'uck loads of strike breakers Toki! through their lines shortly I'liT (i a. m. today, The night picket shift had left •<ir home n few minutes before About CO • strikers and sympathizes strolled about near tin- main ntrancc. The two mammoth trucks sped town the. road nnd Into the'drive- ray .of Ihe plant. An tinned guard leaped trom the first van Two Jozen more men piled from the -rucks, armed with' shotguns and -far BBS bombs. They swung the ?ale back. Pickets pressed forward slowly Their advance was hailed by jlnsts from n dozen shot guns six •ell to the ground. Schmeling- Louis Fight Postponed NEW YORK, Juno 18. (UP)—The Joe l/ouls-Max scluiicllng heavyweight right, si'hi'duli'd for tonight was postponed until tomorrow b •cause of ruin. Tne postponement came a few minutes afUT bold tighter* had weighed In. l/>uls weighed 198 nnd SciunelhijE 102. The Unlit was postponed after a conference between Julian mack Ixjiils' manager; Joe Jacobs, Sclimpl- Ing's manager, nnd cicn. John J Phclan, chairman of the New York state athletic commission. U. S. Sifts Girl Charge The passing ^ millions in Russia y plunged Into dce| mourning for he was the idle of the people, revered not only for his literary talent but also for his championship of the common man and his fearless criticism Df injustice. Women to Test Tear Gas i it-tian LONDON. (DPI — Army "at drouths ' n °mcs," to be lield in many parts tiups nave suuerea somewhat I of Brltai " shortly, «ill give men from lack of moisture, and Mr. j antl women a chanc? of bsinj "tear Ayers and his neighbors are 18 aE ? ec '." They will come to no Woman 'Amnesia Victim Is Believed Identified STUTGART. Ark., June 18. (UP) —Dr. J. o. Wilson, of Ulm, today tentatively identifier! an amnesia victim ns Mrs. Maggie Williams formerly of Beaumont, Tex. Identity was established through a letter from Mrs. p. c. Livingston, of Beaumont, thought to lie the victim's mother. Her name was obtained from will Pope, of Sels- bce, Tex., through a notebook found n-lt'n Mrs Williams. Mrs. Livingston raid the woman moved to SommervlHe, Oa., with her son, Billy, last March and thai contact had been tet since that time. The son is believed to 'have been traveling with her when Mrs. Williams was found, her memory a blank, near here June 7. Two Husbands. File Divorce Suits Here the effect of his irrigation scheme will be. The installation wns made by the Corliss Well Co., of Memphis under n $1,325 contract. fleer. Sugar liases Chinese Grief SAN FRANCISCO (UP)_Following the death of Moy Jin Mun, 86, "the sage of Chinatown," the ancient Chinese custom was carried out of giving the mourners sugar to cat to allay the bitterness of grief. Closing Stock Prices NEW YORK, June 13 (UP) — The stock market today made a slow advance Into now high around since April 17 under (he leader- shin of railrcad shares New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, June 18 (UP) — Small declines were registered on the cotton market today despite news which was mainly In favor of prices. Liquidation from the longs was met and prevented advances of consequence. open high low close July 1191 1194 1189 119J Oct 1132 1135 1120 1129 Dec 1130 1132 1122 1125 Jan 1130 1130 1125 1125 March 1130 1131 1122 1126 ^ ., -,„.„ ••• May 1132 1133 1128 H27b - Warner Bre-'V... Spots closed steady at 1210, up 2.1 Husbands are plaintiffs in two divorce cases filed recently in chancery court/ Richard M, Brown is suing Fan- inic Brown, alleging desertion as I the ground for his action. His at- itcrney is Neill Reed. j V. B. Rogers has filed suit ) against Bcrthel Moore Rogers, member of n "very wealthy" family, according to the complaint, asking a divorce on the ground of indignities. E. E. Alexander b his attorney. A. T. nnd T. Anaconda Copier Beth. Steel Chrysler Cities Service IG8 7-8 34 1-2 54 1-4 97 3-4 4 7-8 Cocn Cola 100 1-4 Gen. Am. Tank 49 • Gen. Electric 38 3-4 Gen. .Motors 65 1-8 Int. Harvester 885-8 McKcsson-Robbtns — S Montgomery Ward ... 45 N-. Y. Cental 37 1-4 Packard 10 3-8 Phillips Pet 41 Radio 12 1-8 Simmons Beds 30 Standard of N- •> 58 3-4 Texas Co 33 1-4 U. S. Smelting 83 3-8 U. S. Sloe! 63 7-8 Warner Ilrcv? 95-8 Zonite '••'• 0 1-4 'No Hope for Your Re Habililalion," Judge Tells yice Ring Head NEW YORK, June 18 (UP)- Charlcs "Lucky" Luciano, public enemy, New hustled ,...«..v. tJ1L - m j, uas nustiei Into a heavily guarded supreme "iitrt- today nnd sentenced to 30 RULE FOR F! Will Grant Levcc Tax Stiil Injunction If Half of Assessmenl Is Paid LITTLE ROCK.—The St. Louis & San Francisco Railroad Co., upon payment of one half the. (axes assessed against It In the St. Francis Levee District, will be granted an Injunction against collection of the remainder, nccord- Ing t° n ruling late yesterday by Federal Judge Miirllncau for Iho Eastern District of Arkansas. Prior to granting tho'l'ilunc- llon the wns called before u three judge federal court. After argument by counsel, Circuit Judge Seth Thomas of Foil Dodge. In., announced It was the onlnu.n _ for n Arkansas ,' . sem ransas ,? ™ Ch llley (1U1 C ° Uml Corkers' ; sl rlko was ordered - Cumihihgs Sends Investigator to Probe Affair at harle MEMPHIS, Jinic 18 (UP)—Miss Willie Sue Dlftgden,.'Memphis social worker, whd was flogged:'by six nicn near Earlc, Ark., Monday when she and a Little Rock minister were, Investigating the alleged "death' 1 ot a Southern Tenant Farmers. IJiilon member, said today she. would.file formal chnrg- :s against her. assailants. Miss Blagdeh.'sdld she would call on Sheriff. Howard Curlln iof Crltlciulen County" to "make good his promise .of, protection" to her. She' ami ..llie. Rev. .Claude O. Wll- llnms. Presbyterian minister, cliarged . they were'' taken trom their ear. new. Enrle nnd flogged .vith a hnrness Strap. • "I'm going, la/hold Sheriff Cur- lln to his .protnlso ; that he would protect me should ,1 return to Earlc to Identify the men," Miss Blngden said, "I'm sure I can tleiuliy them. I, oiily hope thcv haven't got scared and inn away" Will Arrange Protection Curlln was asked what, form of protection ho would provide for Miss lilagden should she . return (o Illo' charges. He replied, hi would "do tuvj- thlng necessary" but thai U was up lo the girl nnd hei ntlorney to get In loitch with him lo arrange thai.' Meanwhile protests over the- reported floggings grew In volume. John D. Rust; co-lnvcntoi of tha- wing re; by president Roosevelt !.,,.„„. llg lc . had ported Hogging of Miss-Willie Sue , ,, .--.-,•—,;-—- » -•• "i—j . - in Memphis five attorneys ic- tahul by the Aincrlcnn CivULlb- erllc.'C Union,' and,. the. Southern Tenant Farmers''Union orrlcYui' n I -Oitrt ,v,«,,j < MUI at'iitcnccu 10 3Cj to 50 years In prison for compulsory prostitution ns hcnd -of a vice ring that drew $12,000,000 n year from more than 1,000 young More than 100 police nnd de- ectlvcs were scattered throughout he courtroom, the corridors and the streets outside (lie supreme ---..., building ns Luciano a half- sneer on his swarthy face, stood before Justice Phillip j. McCook nnd heard himself accused of responsibility "for- every foul and -ruel deed of extortion of all Ihc Jlherjcfcndnnls." '-There Is no hope for your rehabilitation." the court decided not have Jurisdiction. After Judge Martlncau heard plea of counsel he an- niagdeii," 29?''nbovc""?r Momnhls nounccd provisions on which the and tho Rev. Claude o Williams injunction would be grnnUxl. ' JV"Little'Rock, by six men ntnr Etrk- monJ al ri '' ccldw ' to liear ', ftl 'e»- Ark - T'l'o couple said, they ''nad i, in n' y °" " 1" osl J on - °f Bone u '«e (o conduct 1 burial of > JIM isuiciion. ( , Khnreqroppcr. (hoy heard was beat- 1 he railroad company Is seeking en to death and declared their ns- n Injunction to prevent fpreclos- sallants werii planters r™nM i" ""f" 11 " 8 ; 1 "r..">c St., strikers' demands. Francis levee board In courts of Cralghead, Mississippi, Crlttendcn and Polnsett counties. ' Similar suits are pending thci-c ngnlnsl the Missouri Pncinc and the Cotton Belt raids. Tile railroad has attacked the assessment on the grounds thnt It is exorbitant. The assessment Is 55 per mile. The railroad has 213 miles of main line in the dtstrli 'which Ls double track miles of siding and Rust cotton picking machine, ask cd President Hobsovelt In-a" letter I to Institute a federal Investlgntloh. main line in the district, part or and 5l> o ~ switches. which had been assessed at $748 152. On a five per cent basis this would fix n tax of $37,307. The railroad right of way comprises only 2,500 acres of the 1600 000 acres in the district. Caruthersville Will .Entertain Bankers CARUTHEHSVILLE, Mo.—W. E. Smith, cashier of the First State Bank, yesterday announced that the annual meeting of Group Six of Missouri Bonkers Association would he held in this city in early October. H Is expected thnt from 250 to 300 bankers and bank employes, will attend. Group six comprises' sixteen Southeast Missouri coun-1 ties and Includes 56 banks. Representatives are also expected from St. Louis, Kansas City, Memphis nnd New York banks. Washburn Announces Local Dairy Grades The Mississippi County Health unit hn-s announced the periodic grading of Blythcville dairies n-s rcmilred by the Standard Milk Ordinance. In making the announcement, Dr. A. M. Washburn director of the unit, asked the public lo buy milk, from dairies operating under the provisions of the city ordinance, who are co- oprratuig with the health department for (he public's protec- Pasteurized: Green's Grade A Raw: Crnlg's Dairy : Brlttain'.s Dairy, Dickinson's Dairy' Ethel's Dairy, Fmn>ht's Dairy, Hal-' lion. Grade A Dairy. j sell's Dairy, 1 Jalry. Tigret Robinson's Grade D Haw: Brogdon's Dairy. Butter Milk Only: p. B. Jar- rctt. Aaron Sanders. Coal Found In Arctic ARCHANGEL (UP)—An expedition prospoctlng mineral resources of the Peciiora region, on the banks of the river Vorkutba, north of the Ural mountains and beyond Iht Polar Circle, lias discovered high quality coal deposits In (hick layers. A wedding ceremony thai failed to take place- tickets for an overseas voyage—a young man— ' a sparkling new story. Begin It Today On Page 10' Hold Rites at Huffman Today for G. C. Hughes P'unersl services were held Ihls afternoon at the family home nt llutfmnn for Grover c. Hughes, 51, who died Tuesday night. The Rev. Alfred Carpenter officiated at (be services and Interment was made at Maple Grove cemetery. Active pall-bearers were: W. B. liny, Less Crnbb, Gent Green, Tom Haslctt, Addlson Smith and Eddie Hagan. Honorary pallbearers wrre: Floyd Green, George Cassldy. Ed Splcer. Stnnton Pepper, Sam Matheny, John Mct- calf, Irwln Harrison and George Peery. First National R e c e i v er Announces 10.25 Per Ccnl Interest Dividend Checks for an Interest dividend payment of 10.25 per cent nrc now ready for distribution to dc- pcsltors In the defunct, First National Bank nt the office of R. L. Bradley, tedernl receiver, In the bank building. Mr. Bradley completed a payment of 100 cents on the dollar to depositors in the defunct Institution in July 1035 with a ,li, 1^ I V n. ^JJJ, VMl.ll n ,,,.„ u vtll « 1 J,J L 'tt ll .. u lo uy ^Q dividend of 35 per cent, utter I Thomas. Socialist candldat" having made earlier dividend pay-' ' lanainat,,. mcnts of 33 1-3 ;>er cent, 10 2-3 per cent nnd 15 per cent. Approximately $14,000 will lie paid to depositors in the Interest dividend which will be the final payment. The receiver's trust -> 10 uu ciosed on June 30. Mr. Dradlcy's record In obtaining n 100 per cent payment to depositors followed by nn interest payment of 10.25 per cent Ls very unusual. Because the receiver's business here must be closed" by the end of the month It Is necessary thnt all depositors call for their checks nt the receiver's office cither today, Friday or Snturdny of this week or on Thursday, Friday or Saturday of next week. After the close of business on Saturday, June 27. nil dividend checks will be mailed to the comptroller of currency at Washington, D. C., and depositors will have to write lo the comptroller nt Washlng- on to obtain them. In addition to the Interest dividend checks, now ready for distribution, a number of past dlvi- Icnd checks arc still on hand nt the receiver's office, never having been called for. At least one 's for n business firm In the same block as that In which the receiver's office Is located, WEATHER Arkansas—Fair tonight nnd Frl- "'*• ,, „ .. , ,' day. Not quite so warm In Surviving Mr. Hughes are his , tt ' t , ml{ * ton . o! , t :.i,,,. \t rf \n n ,.™~* u,.„!,„, «,,H . L l^ruon umigni. . t lononten widow, Mrs. Florence Hughes and Mcm p hl , aml vi r|Aiu— Pair nnd elftht children. Mrs. Chester Cald- cooler , oni M ^ • , ^ John, Harry, ° J conference tomorrow - to. determine, u^-rnnro lo^bp Ipllowed: -.District I Prosecuting Attorney Denver L,: Dudley,. of Jonesboro, said the alleged floggings .would bn prosecuted If (he victims would provide' evidence to work on. Attorney General Acts Word. cnmo from Washington thnt Attorney General Homer : s Cummlngs would send ropresenl,a- fis here to t'nlk with Miss Blagden. ' Sam E. Whllakcr, special assisl- nnt to Cummings, who Investigated peonage charges among Arkansas sharecroppers, will go to Enile, Ark. to Investigate the naggings "We want the flogging case Investigated fh-st so that we can present file entire picture of conditions In the nrea." the Memphis Press-Scimitar quoted Cummtngs as saying this morning. It was Indicated prosecution of the naggers under' t'nc Lindbergh law wns impossible as that law provides tbc ylctlm must be transported from one state to another a nd be held for ransom. . • • . • • Cnnmlngs entered the case on orders of President Roosevelt, who had been appealed to by Norman Thomas. Socialist candidate for "resident. Another Flcrrrhig- Victim Meantime n fourth victim ot a Hogging came forth Then Frank Rawlinson. son, of Frnnk J. Raw- linsou. eminent writer and missionary in China, snld he had been whipped and ordered out of Enrle. Rnwlinson said he was not connected with any union or organization but had spent three days In Earlc to "study the labor situation." He .said he wns ordered out of Enrle Tuesday and was leaving when he wns picked' "n on the road by four men in n car and whipped with a strap -that looked as if It might have been cut from a tire." Rawlinson was bruised badly but not seriously 1 Injured. "I don't want to go back to •jrosecute," he snld, "but I feel thnt my treatment should be known." Rawllnson's father Is editor of (Continued tin page three) France Will Terminate Mandate Over Syria PARIS.—Termination of France's mandate over Syria was virtually decided on Wednesday. French foreign office nnd military representatives reached nil nccord with Syrian delegates on nearly all points for the country's new status. The agreement provided Syria and the Lebanon republic shall be "independent republics nUled with . . oer on .... ------ _ „„„„ uo well of Ihls city, John, Harry, ° J "independent republics allied with Douglas, Iris, Billy, Dorothy andi The maximum temperature here France," and named "the Levant Pesgy Hughes. | yesterday was 09, minimum 66, States." The Cobb Funeral Home was in clear, according to Samuel P. French troops would remain in charge of funeral arrangements. (Morris, official weather observer, .Syria.

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