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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOUIMI-; XXXVT—NO. 117. Hlylhevllle Courier Hlythevlllc Herald Mississippi Volley Lender Uly-lhevllle Dally News 15LYTHKV1LU-;, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, AUGUST f>, IM9 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CRNTS Congress To Adjourn Late This Afternoon; Rush To Leave Begins WASHINGTON, J\U K . r,. (UP)-Coj 1(? res.s hit the home •strolcli of the iuljouninu'iit drive, Hoth houses met at noon in liope of (iiiiltmg wilhin a I'cw hours. First niiijor of the seiwle was approval of (lie sn- cial security act nmemlinent confcrcnco report. Already approved by (He house, <— — the amendments freeze payroll luxes at present levels to .save employer; and employes an estimated $905,000,000 over the next three years. Seimtov King (Dem., Utah) presented the conference re]X)rt on the social security amendments. "Without objection," said Vice Prtslilcni Garner, banging his gavel, "the report Is agreed to." Several senators jumped lo their feel objecting and Garner withdrew his adoption of the report. A vote uas expected shortly. Senate Democratic Leader Albcn W. Bm-kloy I Dem., Ky.) was hopeful of adjournment by 4 p.m. but no one could predict the hour with certainty. He was preparing to oiler the .sine die adjournment resolution bringing the session to an end ns SODII ns the senate approves the conference report on the social security and deficiency bills. There was little of the custoirmry drama and color in the final session of the congress. Many member. 1 ! already had left for home. In con'mst to previous New Deal year.s there was no crowded calendar of lust minute legislation lo be whipped through under urgent last minute White House orders. Instead both houses found their legislative states virtually clear of bills. Four Men Killed By RockSlide STAHLSTOWN, Pa., Aug. 5. (UP) —Four men were killed lodny ns Ihey worked as members of a safety cresv, scaling loose rock in lhe Laurel Hill tunnel .of the state's new 505,000,000' dream highway, now under conslruclion. Three men were killed instantly as a giant rock, weighing several tins fell out of the roof while the fourth victim was injured so seriously that he died cnroute lo a, hospital. The rock fall occurred about 800 feet inside the tiiniie) which will be a passage bored through the mountains on the superhighway being built between Pittsburgh and Harrlsburg. WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UP) — Representative Will Rogers CDcm., Okla.) inlrcduccd in lhe closing hours of congress today n bill (o aulhortec an appropriation of S9G.- 000,000 lo be distributed, $2,000,000 lo each slale for advertising to stimulate business and reduce unemployment. Rogers said his bill would go lo the interstate commerce committee for consideration next session. Of lhc two million that would be given each state it would have to spend $500.000 to advertise for export its farm, factory and mineral, productsr't.The-balance could be spent- as, lhe stale desired for advertising. Pilol Spots Doff Mnraiith'rs SANTA ROSA. Cnl. (UP) — All airplane was used here in helping to run down a pack of dogs that was blamed having killed more than 50 sheep. The fliev was able lo locate them, signal their whereabouts to the hunting poises and they were finally cornered in a nrmic orchard and shot. . New York Cotton NF.W YORK, Aug. 5 (UP)—Cotton closed steady. open high low Primary Will Show Mow Far Reaching His Influence Is LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 5 (UP). —Labor Leader John L, Lewis' strength In state politics was put to another test today ns Kentucky Democrats and Republicans went to the polls to select candidates for state offices in the first of the "off-year" primaries. Lewis, president of the Congress of -industrial organizations, sup- porlcel John Young Brown, al- tornfty for ills United Mine Workers affiliating In Kentucky, to defeat Lieut. Gov. Keen Johnson, backed by retiring Gov. A. B. i Happy) Chandler and the powerful state Democratic organization. Pour candidates sought the gubernatorial nomination on the Democratic side and Four on the Republican side !>!;(, pro-primary Interest centered on the Brown- Johnson contest, similar In some respects to n contest which Lewis lost a year ago in a Pennsylvania primary. Johnson Is a Richmond newspaper publisher. He charged in his campaign that Brown was "n lool of Lewis and (he C.I.O." lie said Lewis hacked Brown only -in an attempt lo gain control of the Kentucky Democratic delegation in 10-10. Brown, of Lexington, is a former congressman. He also was backed by U. S. Sen. Albc-n W. Barkley who defealed Chandler In British Line Starts Regular Ocean Flight* SOUTHAMPTON, Kng., Aug. 5, (UP)— G re ut Britain iimiiKurntcU trnns-Atlnntlc air mail service today when Hie impci'lnl Airways' (lylijif boat Caribou look off ut !) n.m. for Montreal :md New York. 'A specially equipped bombing plnne was lo refuel Ihe Caribou in midair over Paynes nirporl, Ireland Ihls afternoon. Tiie ship look off with 1,SOO pounds of mall but cnnlod no pns scngers. Plan Long Stay In Moscow For Mission LONDON. Aug. 5 (UP)—Brlllsh ami r-Yi'nch military missions snil- ed fur llusslii loiluy lo wovk out with ilit> Hns.slnii stall officers plans for joint Iniul, nlr and sen opera-, lloji If llu> three powers tiro engaged in \vnr under Hie proposed UH-PP pouvi' defensive nlllnncc. II v,';is understood the olllcei's of the Hrilish mid I'Yrncli iirmcd forces will rcmnlii In liussln Ihrouiih September, even if a Joint plnn tif iinti-nufiri'sslon opprnlUm Is completed sooner. C. I. 0. Group Ballots On Proposal To line! General Motors Strike DETROIT, Aug. 5. (UP)—United Automobile Workers (CIO) were summoned to meetings today (o vote on n tentative agreement to end a month-old strike of skilled workers against General Motors Cor- poralion. Hnltficntloii of the settlement, n compromise readied In muny conferences between union and company officials, was expected al meetings scheduled today by locals of 12 plants affccled by Ihe strike. Formal signing of botli parlies lo- night or Sunday und Ihe start of production work on Iflio models would follow quickly. Terms of Hie agreement—described as a memorandum, not a con- Irncl—were withheld pending Ihe vote, but 'President II. J. Thomas of the UAW-CIO announced Hint Ihe settlement represented "substantial U. S. Forces Start Concentration For Greatest Peace Time Maneuvers WASHINGTON, Aug. 5. (UP) — Highways teemed tcday with military trucks hauling tlie first contingents of 75.000 men to camps for the beginning of the army's greatest pence time war games. The maneuvers started with mobilization of the national guard in Virginia. By tomorrow night 17,000 •guardshipn Xrom. that state, Pennsylvania'," Maryland and the District of Columbia will have joined 0,000 regulars in camps for Ihe third corps area exercises. Tlie army massed 1.700 trucks for Ihe mobilization cf the 17.000 nati-cnnl guardsmen of (his area. These trucks were swarming over all roads near here today and three fourths of the guardsmen were routed through Washington, creating scenes here familiar to most capita Li cf Europe. A valuation of $877,fll-l,000 wa.s placed on the motor trucks oper- timj in 1037 by Ihe National lighway Users Conference. the 1938 primary." On (he bnsls of ^" Sa J"' n "^,, "^^.IP ,""L ".l? Bnrkley's support he claimed the backing of lhe New Deal. In elcc- iion eve speeches both Brown and Johnson predicted victories for themselves by a 40,000 majority. An Indirect issue wns Lewis' recent atlack against Vice President John N. Garner who he called a '.'labor-baiting, whisky-drinking, poker-playing, evil old man." Chandler, head of a whisky^iro- hieing, whiskey-drinking stale, lt „, , llu vho has tangled with Lewis many wcrkcvs ln 12 plants had been 87G Oct. Dec ,hin 80:i Mar 855 May 8M Jill 821 flOl 882 803 850 S45 827 894 876 8GS 8S4 8M S21 close 895 877 803 85 •! 810 822n Spots closed nominal at 055, unchanged. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 5. <UP> — Cotton futures closed steady today, up slightly nl live (o 10 cents a bale. open high low close .. OOG 910 OOfi 007 .. 887 892 887 889 .. 783 .. 804 .. 848 Oct. Dec. Jan. Mar. May Jill. 832 910 892 785 865 852 834 OOfi 887 873 864 840 832 8G5 850 834 Spots closed quiet, at 821, unchanged. Stock Prices NEW YORK. Aug. 5. (UP)—A firm tcnc developed in markets today a.s the 7Cth congress nearci adjournment. Trading was dull ii line with usual Saturday procedure AT&T IG8 Anaccnda Copper 26 5-8 Bclh Steel GO 1-2 Boeing Air 22 Chrysler 80 7- Ccca Cola 131 General Electric 37 3-8 General Motors 481- Inl Harvest 51 1-2 Montgomery Ward 52 N V Central 15 Packard 31- Phillips Pel 34 5- Radio 55- Schenlev Disl 121- Simmons 24 3- Soccny Vac 11 1- Slandiml Oil N J 41 Texas Corp 35 U S Stool 50 1- Secoml Girl Is Born To Crown Princess Juliana SOESTJIDK, Netherlands, Aug. (UP)— Netherlands declared loliday today to celebrate, amid he booming^of guns, the birth of second daughter to Crown Prin- :ess Juliana— an event which in- ircased the prospect of a- thrce- ;enci'atinn reign by queens of the louse of Nassau. Princess Juliana presented husband. Prince a 8',i pound gli- German born Bernhard, with nt 1 a. m. today. The fust daughter. Princess Beatrix, second ii line for succession - to tljc throne of Queen Wilhelmlna, was lion Jan. 31, 1938. Queen Wilhclmina mid Princes: A r m g a r d of Ltppc-Biesterfeld strikers on every point raised In our original demands." A strike commlltcc conference last night recommended that locals accept the agreement. Strikes were first ordered against Cf\l en July 5 when the corporn- llon declined lo ncgollnte for a supplemental CHiilinci will] the UAW- CIO for lool and dip. maintenance, nnd engineering workers. Befcre the tentative as reached yesterday, agreement, arly 8,000 over conditions in the \ ,, , , - - — -- •-•-, einjjiujv,-, of half a dozen olliers bloody Harlan' county mine dis- hn(1 pl . C p nrcrt (o &M ^ mu , OM net, wns one of lhe firs I to jump wol - kcrs hiu i i ost ncnT , y „ ml j Hoix o Garner's defense. For that rea- dollars in wages. son Lewis' attack against Gariicr The IJAW-CIQ asked wage night bnve a bearing on the out- crmcs- ,„„.,„ tateljn g. „„ ^ OM come of Lewis-Chandler issue in tlics _ nlld nollr rolu |j lls t m(m t s . :he Democratic primary. Other candidates for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination were Charles D. Arnettc. Louisville, secretary of slate, nnd Ulysses G. ?osier, le Junior. The Republicans, fighting in a traditionally Democratic state, were making their first serious bid for .he governorship in eiglil years. The candidates were Judge King Swope. Lexington, Judge John Sherman Cooper, Somerset, L. O. Smith. Mayor of Harlan. and G. Tom Hawkins, praise. The contest wns expected to narrow down early in the balloting to a batlle between Swope nnd Cooper. Approximately 100 oilier candidates sought nominations far other state, legislative, judicial nnd local offices. The primaries were the first, held since enactment of the Hatch law forbidding most federal employes from parlicipating in elections. Last night as the candidates voiced last minute appeals. Democratic gubernatorial cnndidntc Arnette appealed lo President Roosevelt for "proteclion" under the Hatch law. He charged Ihere had been "illegal use of WPA funds'' in the campaign. He had wired n similar complaint to Attorney General Frank Murphy Thursday, but, he said, ho fulled to receive an answer. In his wire to Murphy he snid he wns opposes by "government employes actively engaged on Elmer Dowell. General Motors director for (he rival UAW-APL, charged the agreement, ivns » "typical John 'L. Lewis sellout." 'Hie UAW-CIO failed lo win its demand fcr a supplemental contract for skilled workers, n 10 i>cr cent blanket wage increase, union labeling on dies, or wage increases for night and Sunday workers, he said. Reporicd To liivo. Rctracl- cc! Request Aflcr Ulli- mahim Delivered LONDON. Aug, 5 HIP)— Poland Issued mi ultimatum to the Onimlg senate today, Insisting on refraction by mi unspecified hour tonight of a D;nr/ig demand for Ihe withdrawn! of polish customs lnspeclor.i from the Prussian frontier, It was learned here Umlght. Poland threatened to retaliate If Us demands were not ncceplcd. Thmupon the Dnvuth; senuti was reported to nave with drawn Ms tlc'inantl. Tlie iiltlmaluin was the clhnnx of n dispute In which Danzig claimed that the Polish customs ofllccrs by withholding Inspection of shipments In DunzlK of margarine nm herring Io France wns ciclfucmlcl} hampering Danzig exports to Poland. Danzig IhrcalciiKl lo open a free customs frontier into Germany divert its trade the Itelch. from Poland u Urges Precautions In Burning Gras Precautions in burning leaves nnd grass were issued today by Hod Head, chief of city fire de- piirlmsmt. Leaves nnd grass must be burned Direclor Of L o u i s i a n a Probe Confers Wilh At- lorncy General Murphy NKW Ofll.KANH. Aug. fi. (UP) — As.sklimt U. s. Altouiey General O. John IUw (lies buck to Washington today on mailers i)f "i-x- lieino importance," bolstering widespread reports that UK: federal grand Jury will indict high figures. In Ixiulsliinu palitlrs Monday. iimiuniuTinrni thut hi' will iiuiki: mi uvi'ijiiuhi. (rip to con- fiT with .Attorney (imornl l ; 'rnnk Murphy was an abrupt change of lack. When lu> was nuostloncd « day ago atom an Impending break In the government's Investigation of the scandals, Kogtjc replied: "I'tn sticking nrcmnd." He made no further explanations when told of Ills change hi plans, lie was asked If his trip in Washington Imd anything (o do with the rcpni'led IndlclmenU lo come, linage shrugged his shoulders, but lie admitted his secret mission U'fis of "extreme Importance." What nccenlunh'tl the ixisslbllliy that his trip had n bearing on forthcoming federal action was lhc fjtel Hint ho Intended lo return Idle Sunday, In ample lime to attend lhe Monday .session of lhe (jrnnd Jury. The repori.s of impending Indicl- inenls stinted .when the grand Jnrj was observed working piust Us regular closing hours. R'deral court order prohibited identification of Urn witnesses who pussod through the doors of lhc grand Jury room But Ilogge and part of the carps of 00 agcnls he directs In lx>iiislann worked longer thnn the ijrnnd Jury in the gray federal conns building. Federal District Judge Wuync G, Borah to whom the Jury rcnsrls, sll.s In his court on I'YIdnys nnd Mondays. lie snl in Ills session yesterday, mut at the end of it denied attacks on tlie validity of Indictments Reiser Youth Fatally Hurt Attempting To 'Hop Freight Train Noiil Howies, Hon'ol' Mr. nnd Mrs. .). C. Bowles of Keisey, died nl a Texiti'lfiina hospital Urn morning of injuries ro- tcivod wht'ii struck by a freight train lie was attempting Lo board last nijflil at Hull, city. lie was 18, Mayor Hu^iie To Back Koosovell, For Tliml Twin JHUSKY CITY, N. J., Alii!, f. (UP) Mayor Frank llngui:: Is "uh- salnlcly 100 |]cr cent" for u third term for PiTslcient. lioiisi'Vell If ho wants It, one of Ihi 1 mayor's •.pokc.Mruui said loclny. Hague lie said will send New Jersey delegates to (lie Democratic natlonnl convention Instructed lo vole for Mr, Hoosevell. or in c.nKf. Mr. Roosevelt'1 run io vole for any cnmllilale Ihe prpslilenl. endorses, The ninyor Is vlco chnlrnttni of the Democratic national commit- leo ami dimilimlr.s this stale. Hie party In HOLDSttETIK Group Gathers To Prepare Stale Bond Call Rcsolu- iiBO, according to il brother, Jnmcs Howies, who left this morning to return lhe remains to Kelser. Funeral services are to be hclil Sunday afternoon, 2:30 o'clock, at Garden Point cemetery according !<; nrrftiiKomeiiis nmda before Mr. Bowles, und Gordon -Hampton, of Osccalfl, lell for 'J'pxiii-kana. Details of Iho tragedy were nol revealed In mr&sagn; received here, lie wn.s injured nl IO::iO o'clock by rain leaving 'I'exarknna nnd dlnl al 'I-M o'clock this morning. Conscious for n little while, he told hosnlUil attaches his name nnd address who notified his parents. Apparently In Dearth of adventure or work, young Bowles kft Kelser without Idling nny one he was going, James Bowles said. Members of ills family had worried over his disappearance but believed he would communicate with Ihtml suon, he said. Horn at- Monctlc, Ark., lhe. youth moved lo Kebcr (en years ago Wilh his parents, live brothers mid two .ilstcrs. ills fnllicr is connected with the Kelser Supply Company, lie wns n .iliulcnl nl Kelsw high school. Ueslde-.s his parents niul brother Iniura, he Is nlso survived by fcitr oilier brothers, his twin, Augusta, S. J., and Arncll TJowIcs of Kel, nnd William Bowles of Vic- lorlii, nnd two sisters. Mrs. J. T. Jowers of Nnlcliltoches, Ln., niul Miss Una Howies of Kelser. during the day ns night burning c)lni . gl ,, g nmll frilull llBnlusl 1Wc disturbs -people because of smoke ,,,. C mlni.nt HHWC.H. They were lh« nnd frlBhl. Mr. Head snld in point- v i cUms Bf lhe 8raml Jm . v . s Ursl . \ng out thai there is an ordinance ' Hiiil l on lho so, ul ,| n i s .' WIllle lh | 9 do | Cu ,i- (need Negro House Is lion Mrs. David R. Drake Dies At Delevan, III.. STEELE. Mo., Aug. 5.—Word has bccn received here cf the dcatli of Mrs. David R. Drake of Oclcvnn, 111., which occurred on July 10th of .1 heart ntlnck. She was 72 years of age. Mr. Drake died five years go. She had large farming interests behalf of one of opponents (Brown, he Inter explained) and by organized forces of slate government. supporting Johnson. 1 ' Bcrnhnrd's mother, were nt Soestd-1 Kentucky has about 450.000 Dem- ijk palace when the baby was born. A bulletin issued by Dr. Jan de Groot. obstetric surgeon, and Mr. C. L. de Jongh, court physician, announced that mother and baby were both doing exceedingly well. Prince Bernhnrd had been pacing the palace corridors for hours. The news was flashed to all parts of the country and to Netherlands colonies all over the world. A salute of 51 guns was fired at garrison towns all over the empire at 1 a. m. Had lhe baby been a boy there would have been 101 guns, proclaiming lhe birtli of an heir apparent who would succeed his sister Beatrix as second in hue for the Ihronc. It had been generally hoped that the baby wold be n .boy, bul ther were many who were happy that lhe line of women remained im broken. With a birth of a second dnugh- lo Princess Juliana, it has ocrats and about half that- many Republicans. Tlie vote, however, was expected to be lighter than last year when more than 510,000 ballots were cast because the campaigners seemed unable to arouse the usual fever heal of Kentucky elections. Barkley, the senate ninjoritj leader, planned lo leave Washington at dawn in an army plane, flj lo his home town ol Paducah to vote and return to Washington It- lime for the senate session ai noon. Sept. DPC. Sept. Dor. open 041-8 high low G43-4 633-4 TT7 / _*. 1 «»niv«_.-v> ULM tit mi, IL im.T \Vfieat been nearly 49 years since there close was a malc member of the royal i house of Nassau. Queen WtlhcV Destroyed By Fire A two room negro house at. (he corner ol Lake and Patterson street, In Die Holllpelpr-Slioiiyo rul- dition, was destroyed by fire nt. [•wo o'clcck this morning. The house \vns cwncil by Mrs. J. J. Johnson. Origin of the (Inmos is unknown. I defiant politicians, ambitious Clnv. l , , , ,, , ,1 ,"i" u\.ih.i iibi iikaiiunvu null- [ir , Earl K Long pondered threatened ! wlll ,,, nvc (hc diy Sunday for Van 1,1'ITLK -HOCK, Aug. fi. (UP) — The stale refunding board met in Clcv. Bailey's olllce at noon today to prepare a resolution calling In nil bonds Issued by the stute In IOH4 for refunding on October 1, IM9. "Tho board will make Hie call and then lhe Ilimiice hoard nnd myself will push the new refunding program through by September 1 so \ve t:an have money lo buy the old bonds," Clov. Unlley snltl prior to lhe meeting.- : Tim govcrncr disclcsed (hat he Frisco Official To WeH Ex-Secretary ST. f.OUIS, Aug. fl.— .tonics'. R,. . Kconl'/., cs. vice president and chief truffle officer n! the St. Louis nnd Snn Francisco railroad, will marry his former secretary next week. She Is Miss Jean O. Covbelt, 42;,wha was Kooul/.'.s executive secretary fcr seven years -tmlll she resigned ' July The rail executive, ' reprisals frcm civic groups ho had refused a part In his search for those "\vlio servo tmniunon rntlu'r llnm Odd," Fireman Wins Judgment • • On Traffic Accident Mrs. Haytlen Lowery Succumbs At Dell Turner ' Klssell, Mrs. LlJiie I.,o\vcry, wife of Hny- dcn Lowery of Dell, died late yesterday nfternnnn nl lhe home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. 11. McMlnu nl Dell. She wns 35. Ill for the past six months, her j tnalady was diagnosed as cnnccr of fireman, '' IC slomach. first wife died Sept. 12, IflHS, ob-' lamed n mnvrlagc license ye.slerdny. Farley, Daughters "Visit Berlin Today BERLIN, Aug. 5. (UP)— Post* master Cleiifrnl James A. Farley, .on vacation In Europe, paid n conr- Bnlli'y said lie oxpedPd to l:e tray cull nl Ilic postal mlnlitry back In his slnlclicnsu ollli-c by loilay. The rcmnlnder of file day Tiiesilny. ' he spent siglitsrelng In Brrlln with nils diinghlers. IJiiren where he will lake part. In the homecoming celebration for Hob Burns, movie star, and alleiul Ihe premiere of "Our landing Clll- whcsc nulomobile Ogurcd III a c-ol- Funeral riles were comlnrlnl tci- lision wilii another machine' at day nl Hie McMInn residence with Fiflh and Chicknsnwba on July 7 while K-lsscIl was answering a fin- alarm, received a judgment fur SIOD in municipal court ycstcnlny. The judgment was agnlnsl Stick- it Slcele and since 1010 she hail; ler-Goodwin company and pent the fall and winter months,driver -of icre to look after her cstlon crops, cannon. Ihe lhc machine, Wallace She is survived by I luce- brothers, Tom and Joe Davidson of Chicago, and Cecil Davidson cf Delcvan. W. Leon Smith represented Kts- sell and Held and Evrnrd the- defendants. the Hcv. A. L. Sharp, pastor of n Churcli of Christ, officiating. Besides her husband nnd pnrcnls, Mrs. Lowery Is survived by one daughter, Virginia; one brother. George McMInn cf Dell, and two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Mrs. Graham Chllders Dell nnd Reiser. llannn Fnncrnl Inline was ,in charge. Law Punctures Dream Of Municipal Oil Riclies GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. tUP) — Cily officials thought, they Imd 11^ park maintenance fund problem lU'iilly solved until legal raunsi'j reminded Iliem of a Slate Suprcuu 1 Court, ruling. The olllclnls planned to drill fur oil in a Grand Itaplds park, not fnr frotn n prndiiclng well, and place the resulting proceeds in llui park fund. But /Yssisbnl ally Attorney Harold D. Corbin consulted his books nnd returned will) the ruling: Properly once dedicated for park purposes cannot be diverted lo other uses. HOLC'a Interest Rales Are Reduced WASHINGTON, Aug. f..—John II. Fnhcy, chairman of Ihe Federal Home Loiiu Unnk Uonrd, announced today n reduction In Home wners Lonn Corpornlion Interest ruli's from 5 lo 4','.: per cent. Pahey said the cut was estimated to save borrowers from Ihe corp- ornlion U[i to $5.000.000 or $0,000,000 a ycnr. The reduction will apply to 11 borrowers who meet thctr ob- gatlons in nccord with Uiclr con- •ncls. tt. Is lo become effective as on as arrangements can be com- loled throughout the cuimtry. Will Celebrate 57th Wedding Annwermry What is believed Ii be the eldest wedding anniversary in this county will be celebrated Wednesday, August fl, by Mr. and Mrs. John A. Hagan at their home in Huffman. They were married in 1882. Their daughters. Mrs. Anna E. Haslclt, and family of Memphis, and Mrs. J. G. Schindler, and family of SI. Louis, will come for Ihc 5?th wedding dinner of their parents. W. E. Hagan, a son, resides at Huffman. Lest Bayou in Southeast Missouri, one and one half miles south of Cooler was the scene ef this wedding 57 years ago. They made their home Iherc until Dec. 20, 1890 when they came to Hickmcn Bend, now known as Huffman. Bolh Mr. and Mrs. Hagan recall the big waters of '82, B3 and 'M. In fact, when Mr. Hagan came to southeast Missouri from Mcncle county, Ky., in '82, there was not a feet of land to be seen at (tie Cotlonwood pclnt ferry. The liver was out- of its banks from hill to Vetoes Bill To Extend Time For Bank Change WASHINGTON. Aug. 5. (UP) — President Roosevelt today vetoed t bill which would have granted an other four-year period in which' " a(l cver sce "- " u certainly looted banks ccnld terminate interlocking, bad lo me '" wns hls comment. Mr. and Mrs. John A. Hagan at: that time. Mr. Hngan Is one cf the old sel- hill on each side of the river n:itl wh;) n!ld rcmilinc( , |,<,,,| ml to | wr j scmccne told him it .was forty or rest (hc crolJS> jamcd (|lcm , hm , Thc Hagans spent 15 years al, I tiers of the Huffman section. When Huffman before going lo California.'he came here there were bears. Mrs. Hasan and four children and : deer, and wolves In the woods. He one nephew sttirled on Oct. 27. j recalls that one of his neighbors 190fi and Mr. Hngan and .1 son.i killed a big black bear In the corn' field and cue of his nephews and fifty miles wide. He rcmcmln'Ts that it was the first big walcr Mr. Ifngnn himself just missed being n native Irishman. Ills cld- sister was born In Ireland, but In cillicr 185!) or 1_8UO the Family came to Dili country where he wns b:rn In Harrodsburg, Mercer county In lhe bine grass region of old Kentucky. He was born wilhin nine mile.? of where lhe Bloody JBallle of Perryvillc, Ky.. was fought, A cannon which had been left en the battlefield was later uncovered nnd he remembers thai he and his cousin were given lhe wheels olf II lo be used on their wagons. Mr. Hagan's fnllier died when he \vas seven and his mother, when he was 14. Al Hint time his uncle took him and his brother to (he Orphan's home near Bardsto\vn Uf. stayed there until 1815 when he went down Ihe Ohio river lo Mcaclc county. Aftor working there for six years he left fcr souttieas Missouri shortly Vbeforc ho was 31 Of the eight children born lo Mr. nnd Mrs, Hagnn. only thro are now living. They also reared a later. After three years In other boys captured three little " C P"<™-. Ernest M. Keilli of Purbb Colo., and are extremely proud o (wo 1 cubs In the woods and look them directorates. During the big waters which The bank act of 1935 contained lowed, scaffolds were built for an to lhe Clayion act slock. Mr. Hagan believes Ihere i ...... , . ___ .... . . 017-8 C53-8 641-2 G4 3-4 mim succeeded her father King- ending the interlocking bank di- prcbably cnly two men now, living I William III in 1890, ruling under rcctorates. It gave the affected in- in Cooler who were there during Pnrn ltnc Ultcla 6 e of ner mother Queen slituttons four years in which to the '82 water. One is William Fow- Is'f'll iEmma until 1898, when she v,-as ccmply with the provision 10 '"' ..... '- '•-'• ' •-- -— '— • —- •- opcn high low close 18, Juliana is heir to her mother : The ler and lhe other is V. A. Fumlcr- which Mr. Roosevelt burk who was at the Hagan wl- 421-4 42.-)-4 421-8 423-8 and Beatrix, lacking n brother, Is vetoed, would have extended Ihis ding. Magistrate T. L Cassirty of 421-4 423-4 421-8 423-8 heiress lo Juliana period for another foui ir years, this city was also living near Co:!i:r slale, 'they returned to Huffman ! home and made pels of tliem. There for 12 years and in 1921 went lo were nlso turkeys, geese, and ducks Armstrong Springs, .situated in the here. If n man wanted some wild fcolhllb cf the Ozarks nine miles j meat fcr dinner or supper all he hail to do was get his gun and go to the woods. Soon lie would have nil he could carry, Mrs. Hagan was bcrn at Derby, Perry county, Indiana, April 22, northwest county. cf Scarcy in White In 1930, they came back lo Huffman. Mr. Hagnn says lhe way they moved around it looked as If ihcy were trying lo find a better place 18G2. Her father. Leonard Mitchell, lhan Huffman, but he has decided | moved lo southeast Missouri In that Huffman has the best Farming: 1373 and taught the first public land In. the- country, I school at Cooler, their 14 grandchildren. Last Fall, their son and his wif took them to Indiana and Kentiiok. where they visited several of thei eld friends nnr) relatives. Mr. Ilnga has a sister, Miss Belly Hagan, niece and Iwo nephews, one o whom teaches in the college a Morehead, Ky,, nil living in Ken lucky, and he nnd Mrs. Hngau nr Icoking forward lo lhe lime whei they nnd some of Ihplr friends cai visit them here. Magnolia To Buy City Water System MAGNOLIA. Aug. 5.—Tlu> city 'ouncll nnnounced today it< had otcd lo buy lhe walcr system of he city frcm lhe Arkansas Power iixl Light Company at nn imdli- losod price and under conditions cf by Hie company. II. C. Couch, iresklcnt. and Prank M. Wilkes, •general malinger for the company, attended the meeting at which he lerms were nrrnngcd. Mayor Longino snki papers are jelng drnwn by the company's awyer at Pine Bluff nnd it Is ex- iccted the deal will be closed Mon- Iny. Mayor Longino said the pur- hase price was "most reasonable." Former Chancellor Of Vanderbilt Dies NASHVILLE. Teun., Aug. 5. CUP) —Dr. James H. Klrklnnd, 79. who retired Inst year as chancellor of VnnderbiU University after 44 years in that office, died today at his summer home in Maguetnvatt, Canada, it was learned here. Dr. Klrkland first bcc.ims connected with Vnnderbllt in 188i3 when he was fleeted professor of Lnlin. Seven years later he was Reeled chancellor and served continuously mill! last year, WEATHER Arkansas—Fair and warmer In norihwest portion tonight; Sunday fair and warmer. Memphis and vicinity—Fair and. slightly warmer tonight; Sunday partly cloudy nnci somewhat warm-

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