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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, September 15, 1930
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Served by the United Press BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XXVIT—NO. 155 Blj'thcvlllc Courier, niythevlllc Daily News. .,. .„ »i>i/\voio imvMiv tiiMvi-.iMioiM, ,r ISIylheville Ilr-rald^ Mississippi Vn!lcy;_Lejid<M\. __ 1!l '* ''11'A'ILLK, AKKANSAS. -M()N1)A\, SKIM K1IUKH 15, SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS FATHER-IN-LAW SLAYS PORTAGEVILLE MAN Question Trio In South Bend Murder Ask Peaec Officers to Meet Here South Bend Horror Stricken by Second Brutal Crime in Two Weeks. SOUTH BEND. Ind., Sept. 15 HIP)—One white man and two ne- groes were arrested for question ing today as a coroner's jury began its Inquiry into the second murder of a young girl here within Ihe last three weeks. Still at a high pitch of resentment over the slaying of 8-yea' 1 old Marvnruu} Appcl in August South Bend was stirred by the ex citement over the murder of Alice Woltman, 17, whose throat was cu' as she lay nsleeo Sunday moraine in a icom with her younger brother and two older sisters. A fiend entered the home of Hmrv Woliinnn just before daybreak Sunday, crept noiselessly between th< beds of the slcepine Woltman children, and slashed Ihe throat of 17 year-old Alice and escaped. As her slayer fled through a window and down an allev. Alice. tumble to speak, stumbled to thc floor, staggered against the beds of he: sleeping brothers and sisters, an-' out into a hallway, where she fr 1 ' nml died a few minutes later i:- ll'.e arms of her horror strickci- mother. Police believed at first Alice, oretty high school student, fc been slain by some jealous, jilted swreJheart. Several vouths were arrested but investigation led nowhere and today the murder mained # mystery .striking fear in- lo the hearts of every father a- mother In the community. Finger prints were the principa clues with which authorities had ti v.-ork. As the murderer climbed in to Ihe room he left urims in the dust of the window sill and as he escaned grasped the side ol t'" window, leaving bloody Tinge' marks there. CRUZ OIIILIS Enterprise an Easy Victor in 2nd Race M. G. Goodwin, chief of ixiliee. and E'. 11. Noble, proprietor of Ihi- Hotel Noble, arc in North Littk- lock today for the annual con venlion of the Arkansas Peace Of- leei-.i' association, carrying an in .•Station to the organization lo hold ! Is 1931 meeting in Blylheville. Mr. NoWe and Mr. Goodwin I hove to Lilt!e Rock yesterday and j will attend convention sessions to- ! day and tomorrow. Decision on next • year's convention city was anticipated late today. _ j Telegrams inviting {he [reace of leers to meet here next year were dispatched today by local civic or- i outlined by J. E. Critz. county agri- ganizalions. including Ihe chamb™ j cultural agent, of commerce. Lions and Ho:ars j Genuine winter turf oats, lo be cluL-s, American Legion, and oih- , |)lalltlKl wltll vclc i,_ | s Mr . C ri/T ci's. as well as by many individua! flrsl choU , e for w | n(cl . pasture, but j and business concerns. I hl viow of llle difflculty anticipated I in securing good seed of this kind ' he suggests that many farmers will I find it preferable to plant- wheat . also mixed with vetch or Austrian | winter peas. He regards wheat as ; much superior to rye. Mr. Critz urges that Mississippi j county farmers save what corn they t have to put slock in sha|>c for | i heavy work nc.rt spring dei-lnrhv: APOARD tJ. S. S. KANE OFF NEWPORT, Sept. 15. (UI'J—En- ! IcrprLu', di'femliT of the America's Winter Turf Oafs or Wheat i""!- w ?" ll ' c S ™°" A , ™ Ke , uf " lp ..... ., , .,,,. i scne.s for the historic trophy to With Vetcll Or Winter i any. leaving Shamrock, the chal- D r" n . n I, • lenger, far belihul. leas LilVe best KCSUIlS. : u was lhc second, straight vie. • | toiy for Humid Vandeiblll's yacht Detailed recommendations for a | aud was more one-sldcd than the fall and winter pasture program firsi. that will also help furnish an early feed crop for next year, thus overcoming in substantial measure tlv virtual destruction of tills year's corn crop by drouth, have been The defender crossed the finish line in a din of whistles andchcei's at 2:41:31. 4 hours, 1 mluute and 31 seconds after the start. Sham- Woman Accused of Using Axe lo Kill Husband, Hosier on McLean Plantation Will Rr, Rncis fni- Hnvr-vnnr lllat I 1 " 5 '" 1 " and corn roddcr ""U'cver nf her Will do Basis toi uo\enioi c ., n . y stock tlirough tl)e wmter S!U . i ^ ho ^ r fn ' Jnnic Tholnas ncB rets. alcged husband. Bob Thorn- tock. after trailing all the wnj. around the 30-mile triangular I'our.w, flushed 9 minutes mid -10 M-i-onds behind Entrrprlsi'. There wns a fulrly good brce:'.. one of about 10 miles velocity, blow- iiiK from Hie southwes'. when the yachts started. Uolh carried main:,alls. stay satis, jibs mid S.rge jl 1 ) loj> sails. Enterprise (pilckly t.iK-f.-Ml up u long lead over Her rival. Satlim.: clcscr to the wind than Shamrock she sped out In front hi the first nuailer of an hour until she \«\b so far ahead that Vandcrblll mljjln ]ui\ - e crossed the challenger's course had he eared to. A moment later this proved I te just what the Amerk-in skiinw: Ind In mind. Vr.nderbllt threw ov or the wheel nnd Enterprise ej-n^s (.d Shamrock's how. 'I'lK 1 eluilleny rr was about five boat length;: un rier his lee as lie did so. Vanderbllt held to the fore tsck iinTii he had worked up to wc-.itho of Shamrock. Then relumed to lh< starboard tack. This wns a ma neuvcr lo keep lhc challenger un tier his command by placing En lerprisc betv/ecn Shamrock and lii fil UITU Pni'iiell's State Rporpan- Isfactorily as long as liUlc or no i aineu s Jiaie ixLoigaii w&ik js rp(llIiIT(1 of the allimaU . rahon 1 rogram. , Oats ;m(1 Wlcat 1!cst «V NOLI.EN HUU.OCl! lion near Yar;iro wns sought by ; the sheritl's office .todav following i her disappearance Sunday. 1 The ncgrcss is aliened lo have nl- i tacked her husband with an nx' „,„ |n Where you can get genuine win- I'nitcil Press Staff Correspondent j ter turf oats we recommend two , , . , d , , rrm.E ROCK, Ark., Sept. 15.1 bushels per acre, with ID .to 20 !„,„;,,. ,,,_? E ... „_. "___, (UP).—Plans of Governor Harvey j pounds of vetch," says Mr. Crit?.. j Patnell to reorganize the state i "This mixture will give an early i scvei ninent* are expected lo get pasture and where sufficient acre- ' undeifciv this week with thc 'an-! age is planted will furnish pasture : . the i until along in March. The livestock ! When officers were notified and : where he succumbed. e-ent th- report of 'ofi'hould then be taken off and the j arrived-at the negro's housr its I oats allowsd to grow up to be cui i lhc home of Bud Parker, planta- for hav in the dough stage alone | "on manaper. the ncgress had dis- ' the last of May or early June. " • appeared. The two small children "Wheat either blue stem or red Episcopalians Gather to Honor Bishop Gaylor MEMPHIS, Sept. 15. IUP>—Epis- copal clergy from all sections o! the state will gather here Wednesday lo attend the celebration it 1 honor of [lie fiftieth anniversary of the ordination of Bishop Thomas F. Gailor. Bishop Gailor is a native of Mississippi, having been born at Jackson. September 17. 1850. He was ordained priest of the Episcopal church September 17. 1880. College Student Loses Leg in Fall from Train ARKADELPHIA, Ark., Sept. !5. (UP)—William Gibbs of Glenwoon. freshman in Henderson State teacher? college here, was seriously injured early today when he fell ir . derneath a Irain on which he was attempting to ride. His leg was severed. of Municipal Research NI-JW Yrrk which is to present survey to the chief executive. Tlie rejwrl of iiie bureau is expected early this w?ck as it was announced upon completion of its work here several months ago it wr.uld present its conclusions about the middle of September. ---- , , - . , . • parnell, in an addre:s at the ; l"» mds °, f valch or Austrmn *' ln '; Democratic - state convention last: ter F ea5 ' week in Hot Springs, declared re- j Wheat planted now should be ' organization of the government ! kept down by pasturing to prevent . along ccon-mlc lines, chopping off I it from booting before co!d weather, j useless bureaus, boards and com-1 which would probably Jesuit _in to j missions was one of . a very satisfactory pas- j tlle ture if genuine winter turf oats are j not available. Plant, five packs tr ' Ihe acre or four pecks and 15 or 2(1 ; ° f lhc 01 "* ale fa!d l » ''"ye been lo lllc kll! »'»- Gosncll Squire Tunis Attorney And Wins (^asc nr ....„,.„.,„ „. his major Ciller killing. There should be problems for his coming atiminis- •• danger of winter killing if wheat trall-,n. i 's not planted unlll the middle o- Tlie chief executive said he i laUer P art of Octobs1 '. aud tllir would push reorganization lo llv' could als ° ^ ! ):lsillred durln E the front among the legislation he will. winter and early urge at thc coming session of the ' s!lou ld the first of Stoc' on* wheat abou' March and the cros the Bureau in olher! Permitted to develop to the dough c ,,i.n^ i,, !,,„ „,.„.. : staue. when it should be cut to- legislature. Reports of _„. _ statss have rcsullcd in the chop-i sta ? e ' ping off of many departments and' S|)rlnB ' bureaus, which the bureau I omul i Both oats alld wh eat hay will be were useless and a waste of state i reatl s ; for l^ rvest latc in Jline - nn:1 money. In Pennsylvania the stir-1 thc lan<i can then be P !ailted bac1 \,2y of the Bureau resulted in the! to corn nnd soybeans. savings of millions of dollars an-! In case the oats or wheat ar nually. obnteri in cotton middles Mr I The chief executive will probably; Crltz suggests that during a froz- be faced with a hard fight in thejen spell in the winter the cottor I legislature as the departments slat-' stalks be cut and dragged down s" nuire A. M. Moody of the Gos- ncll community turned defense hi»-- yer in the court of Justice R. L. McKniglit liiis morning and wnr nn acquittal for his client before r jury. The jury returned a verdict in favor of the defendant. A. F. Mooney. charced with obtaining motley under false pretense, after listening to the arguments of Kqnir" Moody and Neill Reed, deputy prosecutor. Moody has gained tiuile a reputation as an amateur lawyer an'' he presented a picturesque figure as he argued the cause of his (. fendant before the jurors. "There be a big storm when Neill ed to h; "erased" will otlemp'. to' nr - (o make it easy to cut the hay | |' prevent the plan. The reorganiza- ; cr °P- ' '' tion is expected lo rave the stale a huge sum annually and will t; one of Parnell's major achievements if put htrough. Reed talks,' Greene Starts Series on Local School Situation Hye Lrss Satisfaclory roared tlie Oosnel oulre. "but when he has finished ! not a single shincle will be mt.«ln? from the house." Justice Moody wa- elated over his victory. Most Modem Development in "Talkie" Equipment: at Local Theatre. The Hit?. Theatre is using its new, RCA Photophone sound reproducing equipment for the first time in its presentation of the four Marx brothers In "Animal Crackers" today and Tuesday, according to announcement made by O. W. Me Cutcheon. the manager. Those who have heard tlie new machine say that its reproduction of the "talkies" is perfect. Ttu machine, which represents the highest development In talking picture equipment, is manufactured by a subsidiary corporation of the Ra- cito CorjKiralioii of America. When l!:e sound pictures were introduced the Ritz was cquipjrec: Secret Kmpii'c' and 'Con- linciilal Army' Have Political Programs. HV NOI.KN IIUU.OOI! United 1'rrss Slaff Corri'!>|H>iulrtil ROCK. Ark., Sept., 13. — Two sccrcl organizations, one hoping lo carry Us "purpose.:!" to tile Moors ol various stale legis- lulures. lhc oMirr refusing lo reveal Us pin-|x:ses. hr\vt i be^n charleiod under Arkansas laws nnd lire pluti- nliiB a nation-wide expansion, tin- United 1'ress has leaiiuxl. Ojie of the organization.', Is "Th: Holy Cnisnders of lhc Truth," known to its members as the "Secret Empire cf the East." Thc other Is "Thc Conlliwninl Army." which wns charleied Uvo days afl- er Ihe "Crusaders." Boll) organizations arc said to be offsprings ot issues arl>ing in the last stale primary campaign. Supreme officers and members if Ihe Iwo organizations deny (hey were organized to oppose each ithcr. Tu Wnlcli fjegislalurr The Crusaibrs was organized wi h Ivc purposes, according lo Us constitution, among which arc: 'To stand watch In legislative halls and W.'jcn-ously ccnte.C. every nLlcmvJi made to take away the rights ot he people; fo turn the searchlight of publicity U|»n official conduct, records and public af- alrs:" and to "secure for.thc people, from public ulllltlcs efficient and imilomi service at the lowesi possible cosl." T]ie becond organizatloti, Ihe Army, has for Its pnr]>ose: "Perpetuating Ideals patriots expound- eu. lhc piinclplcs upon which thc United States was toured, combat- ting Insidious propaganda of those who would destroy Ihls syslem of government, and devising ways and means for dealing with the enemies ot r.ur republic." Trustees and members of the Army declined to 1 elaborate upon "the ways and means for dealing wllh the enemies " "Tho Army is not a state organ- ialion but a national one. the movement for its organization hav- Three Die in Traffic Accidents MTTI.E HOOK, .Sept. 15. IUP) •-'llmv dentils and several Injuries I mm n-aiiic in-i-liicnt,s OLTUITCI! river tlir week-end throughout li-.i Mate. Mrs. Cm lie Mne 'i''oinp.siui, 24 w.i.s killed near hi.-re v n'n nn mito- mubllf drlvi'ii by her Msicr-ln-taw. Mi-. 1 , M;n-li- '1'homp.son, overturned I ThriT o'.hi'r pasfeiigers rccelvcc: I minor injuries. | llt'n Tulltiferro. 20. was killed mil" two LOiinwnlons sustained injurler. wiii'ii Iheir nuloiuublle skidded am' iiVLTtiirnecl while atlempllng lo pi^s a wagon ncnr Pine UluEf. Woodrow Killinn, IB, died from Injurii's sustained In an accident nciu- 1'urt Smith. with an up-to-date many improvements machine but necessitate!! Ihe change in keeping up thc policy of the thealrc, Mr. McCutcheor said. Hold Doctor for Death of Fayetteville Girl FAYETTEVILLE. Ark.. Sept. 15 IUP>— Charged with with manslaughter. Dr. J. L. Bean was held in jail today after an alleged illegal operation performed upon Miss Alice Eiaba Wines. 18. of Sprins- dale, caused her death. ing been underway for some time," other. Ligtilniiig Kills Woman m Bod at Hiiltig; Property Damage Severe. U'lTLE HOCK, Ark.. Scpl. 15. iUP)—Heavy whuK uccomp;uiietlUy, i.iins and electrical storms swept '.lirough Arkansas early today causing heavy property- damage but routing the last stand 67 the stale'? most prolonged drouth. \One person wns killed In the slcrin which struck at Hultlg. Mr.i Rosu Million. 30. was Initantlj killed by a boll of lightning as shi lay In her bedfl A small baby rcsl- Itig beside Its mother was slunncd by the flash but was upinjured. The storm hit hard In u section adjacent lo El Dorado, Elevei houses at Hot Springs were wrecked by the storm yhlch uproolcc! trees. t6re-cto\v'rt -wire; iihl' broke wiiulows In m-iny parts o( the rily. Crops In a large area were reported damageclc, by the terrific wind and rain. Occupants of many houses crouched In terror as the storm destroyed their homes. At the home of J. A. Stevens ten persons were sltltng up wllh the body of Stevens' father who tiled last night. The house was unroofed r.nd the ceiling was lifted out of Ihe fronl room. No one was Injured. On Lake Kalhcrlnc near Hoi Springs Ernie Hill and his cousin Cliflon Harris, attempting a motoi boat refueling endurance ccntcTt. were tossed about the lake for an hour. The winds swept the crnfl Irom one end of the lake' lo th" HLfl IN LING John M. Jones, 64,-Held at Carullicrsvillc on Murder Charge, Domestic troubles arc believed lo have caused the death of Fay Harris, 43-year-old farmer of n.;ar Poilugeville. Mo., who died at the! Illylhevllle hospital yesterday afternoon from gunshot wounds Inflicted by his 64-year-old father- In-lnw, John H. Joiws, laic Sulur- day nighl. Jones, who surrendered lo Mis- •ourl aulhorillcs at Caruthersvlllo yesterday, is In. Jull there on a. charge of murder. He will prob- ibly walv.? prcllmlnnry hearing and le freed on bond which has riot been fixed, according lo Ihe sheriff's office of lliat city. l)its On 0\»rutlii(t Table ™" Jones shot Harris from a hiding- place In his home when he relurn- ed frcm Pmiagevlllc lale Saturday nlghl- One shot penclrated the left ribs and lung nnd two others went wild when Mrs. Harris scuf- ll?cl with her fnthcr for possession of (he weapon according' lo stulc- ments made lo officers. Harris was rushed lo this city and died while undergoing the op^ cratlon for removal of thc bulbt. Conscious until taking the anns- thelic .he maintained thai he. did not know the cause of the shoot- Ing. "I don't know why he'd steal my llf? after I have taken care of him. all -iimcr," were his dying words. "» With Divorced Wife "•- es blame martial affairs for the tragedy but Jones has made no formal statement, it is under- ' ttood. Harris, '«h'o\ was divorced from his wife In April and married Ihe present Mrs. -Harris Ihe next! day, was siild '••-«•--•--••-• -«••.*, Ilic United Press headquarters us told. eventually moved to Washington. Its list of members Include prominent men throughout the country". However, the trust ?es of the Army are all Arkansas men. according lo I ho corporation papers. "Tiie Aimy Is mainly for research work ami might, be classed as semi-official, with its powers tn- " nie | in the section of Stuttgart winds be traveling a tan estimated velocity was .said by a mem- ci easing," member. The members of the organization are unknown and their identity will be kepi a serrr.. The work of of 60 miles an hour damaged rlp- dncd rice, hurling harvested r L'undles from the fields. Trees were uprcoted and residences damaged In the northwest part of the state the- heaviest rain since early May fell. friendly again witvi the first Mrs. Harris, which In ajhged to hava greatly angered Jones, who made his home with him. Both women were with him when • passed away as. were his, five he children by the previous marriage, Marie, 16, Eva, H. Dorothy Pay, 12 Orrell, 10 and Ray, Eugene; 6-' Ho is also survived by two brother's,.'• Jess Harris of near Portagevllle, and, Owen Harris, of Lake county. Term and one sister, Mrs. F'annle Hughes fit FTnut E • . ' of Hnytl. Funeral services for the deceased, who was well known In that vicinity where he had spent his' entire life, were held at thj Portage- villc Methodist church Ihls afternoon and turial made there (Continued on page three) "Very little," says Mr. Critz "has been said about rye, due to the fact that it. will give us less ' e .. /i • n i- •> Quick grazing than either oats c , Scotto UainS MuSSOlim S ground"thafV'cannol "be' grazed Permission for Students , very well. It will be around Christ- i — mas or the early part of next year I MONTE CARLO. (UP)—Ollavio Scollo has returned from nn interview with Signor Mussolini with | j before very much grazing can golten from rye. When It Is cut fo. . . • ] feed it does not have the strength j the news that the Premier lias To give reHcldils of Rlythrvillc { Out of Dislrict Tuition .. 344250 of cither wheat or oats. granted formal neriiiisslon for Special District No. 5 a better un-i High School Tuition and : -The best bets by far are oats' transler of artists from the ScnH (Icrstanflins (of lhc financial and | Donations 5.011.55 j and wheat with vetch or Austrian'' 0 si S" or Scotto ' s "icatcr in Rio nther affairs of their schools the Junior High School Tuition 1.107 25 i winter pe*s. The vetch and .Aus- ; ie Jnnelro. Courier News will publish a scries ft articles by Superintendent Crawford Grrrnc dralin; with various phases of the school situation. Thc first nf llirse articles follows: By CRAWFORD C.KKGNK ' Superlnlenclcnt of Schtwts The cost of operating the Blythe- vilie City Schools for the I9M-1930 term was S1M.824.74 as comparer! with $103.24635 for 1928-192!). The budget for 1029-M30 was $1C8.G!)0.30. of which the adminisiration saved SI,365.56. Following the audit made by the Royal C. Mills Auditing company. Ihe following finaneb! statement wns made for the fiscal year, July 1. 1929 to June 30. 1930. Receipts 18 Mill Tax Slate School Fund 11.S35.95 Land Redemptions 3,410.57 State Tobacco Taxes 5.356.15 Sptc:a] 6 Mill Tax 5.77205 Raymond Cooper Shortage G.242.3! . rHinniient Personal Taxes l.fifil.4S Heiinqi ent Rond Taxes .... 1P5.9H Special pjit Taxes 311.64 State Board of Education for Agriculture Instructor... 1,200.01 . Dividend from Peoples Bank Sudbury School for Audtlo- Irian winter pea bc!onj to tlie lea- I , s lime family nr.d are exceedingly' lha 83.6T, rich In fod values similar to alfal- ! In snd soybeans." Signer Scotto also' aiinonncec! t he would go to Hollywood this year to make an "opera ton:" film for Universal. : They can be planted In every oth- Total Disbursements General Control Instruction '. Operating Expense Maintenance and Repairs Insurance Paving taxes lyears 10241929) Lake City Magistrate i Elected for llth Term S7.154.13 C.C44.68 ! o 10 pounds per acre, will give lots of grazing for the hoss and make fine greens for human consump tion. Interest and Collecfn fees 15.490.27 '• . Ark.. (UP)—J. F. Timnis has begun his eleventh term and twenly-flrst year as a justice of the peace here, having recently been renamed without opposition. -- j r ^tV^rc-r * i Sr-- -™ - 11584.25 29748' lmncnt Pastures, alfalfa, timothy! c-uple:- and disposed of more Ihan 4.000 cases. ,..i>- nava 1 Officer. | . Admiral's Son, Suicides! Jud « e , rail lerm at Osceoia cashi ... Capital Outlay 29G.24! CommlFsions of County ! WASHINGTON, Sept. 15. (UP)- i . Treasurer 1.603.7J .Woodward Phelps. 29. U. S. N.. son OSCEOLA Ark Seat IT- Total Disbursements ., S108.428.5? ; of Rear Admiral W. W. Phelps I Judge J. M Vutreli' Is MOS dins to Less Treasurer's commons 1.603.79 • commandant of the Portsmouth. V ' prfsidingto Total Cost of Schools ..-. — — — - - - day over the fall term of chancery ... 106.824.74 j H.. navy yard, died Sunday of r ' court tor the Oiccola district r A discussion of the expenditure-' relf inflicted bullet wound, the Mississippi county ,*,lclJoi ven ill be presented in a later article, j navy department was advised today, ed here this morning Want lo Play Better Bridge? This Series Will Help You. How can 1 improve my bridge gnme? That question, audible or otherwise, Is one that is always is the mind of the average bridge player. There are two onswers: First: get (he advice of some real authority on the game Two: watch thc experts and see how they play. The Courier News today begins s\ scries of articles on bridge that will make it possible for its readers to do both of these things. These articles are by WiU liani E. McKenncy, secretary of thc American Bridge League, and one. of America's recognized bridge authorities. In them Mr. McKenney discusses both auction and contract bridge from the ground up. He, gives thc fundamentals for the beginner and he discusses Ihe fine points for Ihe advanced player. He explains such simple points as the rule of eleven and he goes into complex matters such as end plays, grand coups and the like. In addition, he will present interesting hands played at cliara. plcnshlp tournaments, giving the bidding and play "and explaining the Interesting features about eaci\ one. If you play bridge-or it you would like to but don't know how-you won't want to miss these articles. The first one is printed today on Page 1.. Turn to It now. read it-and watch for the succeeding articles. They will appear daily. Hard Rains End'Drouth in Little Rock vicinity LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 15. (UP) —Hard rains which fell in the Little Rock area and other sections early ttxlay broke Ihe last slant Take Williamson to Memphis for Treatment Blan H. Williamson of HufTman, who was injured in a fight at a tenl show in lhat communtiy last • week, and has been conftiod. at | the Dlythevllle hospital was- carried to Memphis yesterday In n Cobb ambulance where lie will receive special treatment Williamson's skull Is believed to have been fractured In the scuffle. Two twin brothers. Rex arici Reg Hughes, are charged with assault aud battery as a result of the of the slate's most prolonged drouth. Thc rain was preceded by heavy winds which did minor property damage, A new heat wave which shot temperatures up aud brought discomfort was broken, bringing relief to | farmers. The rains will be a material benefit to late crops and wil provide grazing crops which farmers ' expect to feed stock on ihh winter. fight. Services Held Saturday for Flat Lake Infant Hurley Arrives by Plane in New Orleans Today NEW ORLEANS, Sept, 13. (UPi --Secretary of War Patrick J. flur- >y arrived In New Orleans by air- at 10:30 a. m. today. He planned to board a speedboat at once to make hurried Inspection of the New Orleans wharves and return up the Mississippi to Baton Rouge. At the Louisiana cap- Hal Secretary Hurley will rejoin his party aboard the U. S. Mississippi and continue to New Orleans, Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon for Billie Ford three-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. . C. H. Ford, who died at the family home near Flat. Lake early Saturday morning. Death resulted . from'complications following nn at! tack of colitis. The Rev. Kilgorc officiated at the services. The Cobb Undertaking company was In charge of funeral arrangements. The deceased is survived by his parents and three sisters. arriving here i Tuesday. tonight- or early The war secretary's visit to New Orleans will complete his inspection tour Milley. of the 'Mississippi rive: CLEVELAND. O.. Sept. 15. (UP) —Fifty-one children received cuts and bruises today when a school bus toppled and turned over on a muddy highway near here. All were taken to a hospital Moon Vine Takes Up Where Morning Glory Leaves Off WESTFIELD, Mass. (UP)—The antithesis of the morning glory has become an object of Interest here. George T. Slauter owns a rare plant. Ihe moonvine. which blossoms only during the night, start- Ing to unfold at 7 p. m. and remaining open for 16 hoyrs.' The snow-white blossoms ara five inches wide and arc extremely fragrant. WEATHER where they were given first trealmenl and released. aid ARKANSAS—Partly cloudy tonight; Tuesday fair aud somewhat

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