Page 1 article text (OCR)
XXXV-NO. 28 BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE rmVTTWAWn? wt»urotjAnvn y^n ..^ .«.» .. ' ^^^^ BIythcville Courier Blytiieville Hcraid THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHBABT ARKANSAS 8IEI IB BE HELD-IT Mississippi Valley Leader Blythevllle Dally News AND SOUTHEAST MISSOUKJ First Degree Murder Charge Filed Following Death of Burlon Harry Dajley wm , JO giv(1|1 (l i hearing April 29 on a charge of first de7iw murder fo)lowin» the death o! Luther "Gou.se" liiirlon, who died jesterday afternoon at 1 '»- Blj'ltievllle hospital from bullet wounds alleged to have been inflated Ijy liailey in an altercation at Bailey's invcrn and service station iie:, r Holland. Mo., nluo miles llOrth 0| ||<:ri!, oa| .| y y,. s t,. H |r,y morning. Hallcy. who was freed on u $(i,(X)0 lioml on two charges of assault with Intent lo kill, made bond of $10,000 on the new charge before Ma°islvate J. D. Huffman fit Ca- ruthersvllle a snort timt - ,-uiei limlon died. Report 250 Missing In Earthquake ANKARA. Turkey, Apr. 20. il)) 1 ! —More limn 251) persons were reported killed or missing today In an earthquake which destroyed Iti villages in c-ontral Anutolia, Although ciisiiull/, reports were mi| toufii mcd il was feared the ilcnili l ivutikl prove lm;4e. ARKANSAS, \YKI1NKSDAY, AI'KII, 20, 1988 Annual Presideniial Fli SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Many Believe Race Will Narrow Down To Two Candidates LI'ITDC HOCK, Apr. 20. HJP) — With three weeks remainina before the Democratic ticket for iho Aug„ , . lls ' primary closes on May II DO- WrS? ^.. Buii( "' wi » 'i 11 - 1 r b ™•»* ™<* ->'""decided idid nimble to predict what onice Governor Carl E. Hiiitey would seek. Close friends of (lie executive in. slst that he will be a candidate foi re-election, while others maintain that he will run for the United States senate, opposing Senator Ifattie Caraway, Congressman John L. Mccleilan and Hosser Veimble, If Bailey decided to seek re-election lie already has three opponents and Indications aie that others will gel into the race befon the ticket closes. Many observers predict however, that in thc event the governor does seek re-election. Iji: held Thursday afternoon, t,-.vo o'clock, nt ihe Stcele Church ol Christ, «it)i Elder C. J. Mer.yman o!ti bating. Burial will be made at. Mount Zion cemetery with German Undertaking company, of Steclc .in chaise of funeral arrangements' Burton, who was born at Cooler. i.lo., 24 years ago, was reared iii that section. lie and liis wife, Mrs. Curry, resided at the Arline with his pur- Ocie Burton. lie red by four Brothers ' l-einmie, Leonard and Ocie jr., of the state line section, and Homer of Ilaytl. and one sister. Macel | who also lived at home. ' | Burton, who ,..!.'«-cl Curry, residi fp! Kansas-Missouri lin '. i-nl.s, Mr. and Mrs. i.s iilso survived bi Unit the closing was employed by I days of the campaign will sec only >al Utley, was severely wounded ' '' vo candidates in Hie contest. The the lower abdomen bv a shot governor and R. A. Cook, former Pulaski county judge are plekcd by many to be the two remaining candidates. ; Governor Bailey early [life' week which penetrated his liver and little hope was held for Ins recovery. Utley, operator of the Crescent Night cliji), who was also -rounded by a bullet which penetrated his right thigli. is resting very well lo- dav at Ihe Memphis Baptist hospital. 011.1.1 Campbell, also an employe of otley and whose scalp was grazed by a bullet, is able lo be t>iit today., The three men were wounded in a row winch Is said by Bailey to -iiavo.started when Burton accosted liailey: He is alleged to have said "Let's go" and to have jerked Bailey's hat over his face. Bailcv j raid that Burton made a move to hip pocket to get, his gun and I „. ,/ilmt when he did so that he pulled e work ' 'Ms gun from his pocket and started lirmg. The trouble is said to have been Ihe climax lo an apparently friend- set a record for making speech in widely separated cities, when he spoke in the morning at Hot Springs, then motored to Cotton Plant in tile eastern section to deliver an address that night. Thirty-six hours before the Hot Springs speech, delivered at the annual meeting of the state cottonseed oil men's association, the.exec- utive'was addressing a group "at a clvjc/Dammct in Fort- Smith.*" . Friends of the governor explained that liis speaking engagements for the next three weeks will lake him into all sections of the state, allow'"? very littl0 " lllc for statehousc ly party, utley, Mrs. Utley, Campbell, an unidentified woman and Jame.s- Sanders are said to have gone inlo the restaurant about 1:30 o'clock and that they were talking .....i. „-:,. n ,], en B IJr | 011 entered III feeling is said to W. E. Pliipps, deposed state education commissioner, who opened a pre-campalgn headquarters in a downtown office building, has had with Bailey the building have existed between "Burton and Bniley for some time. Utley is at present out on bond pendinj trial for murder in connec-! lion with the slaying of Lewis! "Tarzan" Howard. Portagevllle youth killed in a fight at Utley's ni°hl club in October. 1936. utlov and J. D. "Spec" Barnetl. an em- ploye of Utley, are charge! with beaiinj Howard to death. , lo employ two stenographers to care for his mail from school leaders offering campaign support. Phipps, a candidate for the nomination of governor, continues to make short trhx<; to state- schools lo fill speaking engagements made before he left the statehouse. Naxi Dictator Especially Happy Over Austria's Union With German 11K1H.IN, Apr. no. (UPj— Fuehrer Adiiil HiUer celebrated loduy his 4'Jth birthday mmn'ersary undoubtedly the happiest ol his life iH-Kinsc ol the absorption of his native Austria Into ihe (irnnuii Reich. Nearly 10,000 troops, represenlliv* every branch anil every weapon of the new army which Ilitlfr formed in di'filiu'i'e of the Versiijlii's tn-ni paraded In Ills homir. Hitler stood in his reviewing stand in Under den Linden, opposite the war memorial. Uj lake the salute rrom the German troops and these from the I.lux and Steyr garrisons of the Austrian army, who marched past. Hundreds of thousands of people! cheered as the troops passed. There' were unconfirmed reports- In Vienna that an amnesty for German and Austrian political olfcnders of some categories might be announced In connection with the birthday n>lo- bralion. A.A.A. Directors To Stop Here On Tour of Arkansas Blytheville will be visited by M !e "AAA Welcome Tour" Sunday afternoon n-hen tiie directors of the American Automobile Association will be guests of the Mississippi omity group. The tour, which is sponsored annually In Arkansas by Governor Carl E. Bailey, will leave St. Louis Sunday morning. The first stoo will ie at cape Glrardeau. where lunch is to be served. The 60 dlf^cton; and guests in the ; . u ?Tty. *re:;s to arrive'here-rft 3>3il o'clock" Jessee Stttt. ' secretary of 'life county group, has announced that the cily: The city school, bond has been invited to play for the visitors for (lie .only pr'ogrjiin t arraiioed Members of the county assocfatlon and others.are invited to assist In the entertainment: there will be a brief slon for Nye Highly Critical Of Unite.] ,Slat<\s' Neutrality Policy WASHINGTON, Apr. 20. (UP)— Piniilor Cicruld I 1 . Nye (Rep., N D.) chained in lire i senate tain} j that ehnnccs were JO to one 01 II'D lo niu> (hut the .)n| bombs which sank ll»> U. K. Ix'iit I'army were intinnl'iicliired In tiie United Htale.s. Nye, who li>d the senate Invesll- euliun Inlo minilllon.s 1 nmimfiu'ttm' sulil Unit oilier nuiU'riiils used by Juimiifsi! airplanes in de.slroyhm the U, H. gunboat eiisily could hnvc been of u. S. manufacture. II' 1 mude hi.-.- charjji'N us the a'linte dthutwt President Roosevelt's $1,150.000,000 naviil slon bill, "The chaiu-c.s urc 10 nmybe 100 to 1 (hat th e tusollne that powered the Japanese planes Ilmt bombed the I'anay was raso line whicli was delivered by 'AHI- erlcan corpora t ions— corporations Ihnt need our pun'ionls to protect their tankers." Nye said. "The chances are m i 0 one or maybe 100 to one Unit the bombs Play ball! With the presidential pitching arm upraised for Its annual fling, the chief executive K pictured ns he threw out the first one lo slart off Uie 1338 baseball season. And the hometown Senators eame through for Ihe President by owtelt.gei.ig Connie Mack's Philadelphia Athletics. freslnnenks. to be ser ved at Ihe Hotel Noble, and for a drive over Prom here, the party win COI1 . tinue the (rip to oilier southern t- Father Is Patient At \ Hospital When Baby Born It isn't often that a father is a patient at a hospital when his child is bora. But. such was the case of Mobley Hsles. who has been at the Blytheville hospital for a week, since lie underwent an operation lor appendicitis. Mr. Estes was quite ill followin" Ihe operation so he was not told that his daughter had arrived until Saturday the baby was dressed ia her first clothes and taken in to see her daddy. Both mother and father "are doing nicely" and Mr. Estes- will probably be removed home today. BY = BOB BURNS _ A lotta private citizens are out of work but a politician can always get n job on one of them investigate* committees. They're coslin' the taxpayer a lolta money, but there's sonic satisfaction in knowin'' that they're earning it. My Uncle Hod Is a politician down home and the other day he wrote me a letter and said "I've E»t a Job on one of them Investl- Entln' committees and I was never f.o busy In my life. When I ain't JnVMllgntln' I'm busy dodging the committee that's invcsllgattn' me." Masons Meet Thursday The regular meeting of thc Royal Arch Masons, chapter in. will "be held Thursday night, 7:30 o'clock. Stock Prices NPAV YORK, April 20 (UP)— Strength in aviation issues aided a partial recovery in slocks today after the list had declined to the lowest levels in more than a week AT&T 120 3-4 Anaconda Copper 28 5-B Associaed DO ............ 6 Belli Steel ............... 485-8 Boeing Air Chrysler Coca Cola 28 1-4 45 1-8 120 Genera! Electric 33 7-8 General Motors 32 1-2 International Harvester .. 59 1-4 Montgomery Ward 32 3-4 N Y Central 12 1-4 Packard 41-4 Phillips Pet '.'..'. 34 1-2 Radio 5 ScJienley DLst 183-4 Simmons 1R 7-8 Socony Vac 13 5-g Standard Oil N J 47 3-4 Texas Corp 38 1-2 U S Smelt 55 U S Steel 41; Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, 111.. Apr. 20 (UP)—Hogs: 7.000 Top, 8.50 170-230 Ibs.. 8.40-850 140-160 Ibs.. 7.85-8.00 Bulk sows. 7.25-7,50 Cattle: 2.000 Steers. 7.65-9.00 Slaughter steers. 6.75-10.00 Mixed yearlings, heifers, 7,00-8.00 Slaughter heifers. G.00-9.00 Beef cows, 5.50-6.50 Cutters and low cutters. 4.25-5.2.S Chicago Wheat May July Stay July open high 83 7-a 84 1-2 82 3-8 8?. 3-4 low close 83 3-8 W 81 8-8 8'i 1-4 Chicago Corn open 00 Ci 5-8 high 60 1-4 Gl 3-4 low close 59 3-4 59 3-4 61 3-8 61 1-2 Removal Of Cotton Opposed At Meeting LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Apr. 20 — Objections to the proposed removal of cotton acquired by the government on loans from warehouses in the interior of the country to port cities were made by delegates at the annual regional meeting of the Arkansas-Missouri association of Cotton Compresses nnd Cotton Warehouses at the Hotel Marion yesterday. Retention of the cotton at interior cities was urg'ed to give local warehouse owners the income from storage charges and lo prevent inconvenience to growers in making sales of stored cotton. Port city interests made the Would Broaden TVA Inquiry To Take In Norn's' Home State WASHINGTON, Apr. 2 (UP)^ Senator H. styles Bridges tHep N. II.) urged extension or the Tennessee Valley authority investigation today to Include .public power developments in Nebraska, the home of Senator George W Norris "father" of the TVA. He Indicated Ihal he- hoperf for support in his efforts from Senator James J. Davis (Rep.. Penn.i, newly appointed member of the joint congressional committee. He said that he Irad received "thousands of letters" from Individuals taxpayers' associations and citizens' committees in Nebraska, alle^in" •misconduct" of Nobrasknn power development ami charting "unethical" negotiations in lakln? over private utilities. it was said. proposal, About 10 delegates from the two-' states association will attend the! meeting of the national association at New Orleans April 29-30. J. D. Cooper Enlists In United States Navy J. D. Cooper, of this city, has enlisted In the United Slate navy and will be sent to Nashville for physical examinations Sunday and Monday, it has been announced at the Memphis office, where he enlisted. Commonwealth College Pleads For Negro Pair LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Apr. 20"Complete Justice" for Bubbles Clayton and Jim X. Carruthers, Blytheville negroes, whose fight against a death sentence on charges of rape of a white girl in 1035 recently was carrier! to the United Slates circuit court of appeals, was asked yesterday In a letter to'oov. New York Cotton NEW YORK. April 20 tUP) — Cotton closed steady. open high Ion- Jul Oct Dee Jan Mar 833 890 SOS 901 903 SOS 895 905 906 905 913 878 885 895 897 900 905 close 878 885 895 897 900 Prominent Officials On Program For Exhibit Building Dedication Many officials and well known negro leaders from other cities win attend the formal dedication of the negro exhibit building nl the Mississippi County Pair grounds Friday afternoon in a program which is lo begin at tiro o'clock. The program will follow a street pnrade, headed by the A. M. and N. college band, from Pine Bluff, mid will be made up of representatives from every negro rural and city school In the county, guest speakers and stale officials. The (jaraclc which will start at 12:15 at Ash and Broadway, will move to Main street and go east on Main to Franklin and then north on Franklin to Kentucky before turning east for the inarch to the fair grounds. The program is lo be given at the grand stand. E. A. Miller, ai- s.stant director of the Agricultural Adjustment Administration. Southern Region, Is to be the principal speaker. Among the guests and other speakers will be S L dlad- Ish of Blytheville, county judge; L. II. Aiitrey of Burdelle, president Mississippi County Farm Bureau; .Dr. J. E. Walker, president Universal Life Insurance compnny Memphis; A. S. Rogers, mayor of Osceola; Marlon Williams, mayor of Blytheville; Zal B. Harrison, who will give the address of welcome; Dr. J. B. Watson, president A. M. and N. college, Pine BiufT and other well known persons. The nlm of the celebration Is to Panay were the United used to sink Hiiimifnclured Stales. 'There Is a gr'eatcr chance that the shrapnel Dint pierced (he flesh of those aboard the Pnimy was American scrap Iron. "America's first obligation Is lo cease this game of armliiR the rest ol Die ivorld," lie said. Questioned by Senator James P Pope mem. Ida.), Nye said the United States neutrality law definitely altered America's foreign policy of recognizing duly constituted governments. It "worked n great Injustice" In the Spanish conflict, he asserted, He assailed the lending American .._ „ Brazil—a proposal wlthdravvii'sooh after it was made—asserting that "some day they might be used against 115." Nye urged congress to enact a law prohibiting sale or cjqxirl of in a program proposal for war craft lo war materials. "We've engaged of arming all th c world," Nye said, Bond Firm Insisting City Pay Commission W. 'J: Herring and company of Little nock, agents for (lie city in for purchase of Water company Is understood to the negotiations the Blytheville properties here. „.„„„ have renewed this weck"iLs"deiiwi!d', that the cily of Blytheville either go through with purchase of the properties or pay a. commission and other fees, loUiling $1229850 which the Little Hock firm Insists Is due It even If Ihe city does not make the purchase. The company presented Its bill for fees and services at a meeting of (lie council last week when the council refused lo take the slcps necessary to thc floating of n bond Issue lo make the purchase. Only one council member voted lo go through with the proposal and apparently there has been no change of sentiment since. Thc proposal received nit adverse recommendation from n chamber of commerce committee. , " the Five Die In French Air Crash I'Alll.S, Apr. Ml, <lll>)~An filr force bombing plane from Lyons. mlltlKiy iiiiimii crushed In Humes at ,st. Uuiml luduy when u motor exploded in lln> uir. i-'ivn of the <TI",V were kllli'd. TO JELL SW Liibor Lcailur F'logged At Tupelo Says Abdticlors Name MUMi'lHS, Apr, :!0. (lll'i — Churli'.i p. cox. volunteer Inhor oreanl-wr, uiui was llojaol liy' a do/cn men who iibducU'd him last week lit Tupelo, Miss., left here today fur WnshliiKtnn to place (he lads In the case lirforu the lullon- ul lubor relations board. Cox wild he knew the Identillfs of the 12 men but would not mime them until he reached Washington. Cox \v«.s ii leader of a sit down strike ul the Tupelo cotton mills Iftst year which resulted In permanent closlnif of Hie plnnt. 1 !, "Resentment Hgalnst me has been bitter since the strike and was the reason for my abduction," he .said. STUD! FEDEUt ES Senate Unemployment anc Relief Committee Urges Tax Revision WASHINGTON, Apr. 20. (UP) — The senate unemployment and relief committee today demanded prompt repeal of the umllslrlbutec profits tax and drastic, motllflcalloi of the capital gains tax ns n imijoi old to economic recovery. The, commutes called for spoedj enactment of lux.lil^' cliaiujes tip proved by the scnate'-tind presents n comprelienslvc scries of relic and security recommendations In i preliminary report of Its study o: the nation's economic Ills. The committee declared the Uix changes represented the one recommendation on which .biislne.ss representatives showed unatnlty o opinion, harpoon gun. Financial Difficulties Beset City of Little Rock LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Apr. 20— With parking meters out, for the time betas at lenst, as n means of raising additional revenue which ihe city government will require If It continues expenditures on lu present scale, members of the city council and finance committee must .wk a new solution of their financial difficulties. AH reports on the city's condi- :lon reflect Uie need for additional revenue or retrenchment, The city will need approximately $100.000 additional revenue more I than Is anticipated If expenditures l continue at their present rate. Des Arc Minister Is Elected Arkansas Presbytery Moderator Carl E, Bailey from Commonwealth | show ' appreciation to members of college, frequently publicized Mcna. I tlle Mississippi County Pair asso- Spols closed steady <>t 884 ofl 4. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, April 20 (UP) -A lagging stock market held back cotton futures today and they closed ona to two points off. open high low close • 86 903 894 895 902 809 B99 899 912 910 907 909 SI7 917 909 910 912 S12 912 912 921 921 818 818 Ark. labor school. "The students and staff of Commonwealth college," the letter read, "through our joint Action committee, urge ,you to use your Influence In behalf of complete justice for the two Blylheville negroes. Jim Carrutliers and Bubbles Clayton. We do not want another Scotlsboro case; we do not want any negro left without the .protection due him." The letter was signed by Winifred L. Chappell of the commltice. James L. Bland, secretary to the 905 | governor, acknowledged tiie coin- May Jul Oct Dec Jnn Mar Spots closed steady at 905 off 3, munlcation, explaining that the negroes had appealed to the elrciiit court of appeals after an adverse rilling recently from Federal Judge Trimble, who dismissed, their petition from n writ of habeas corpus. The condemned men, convicted April 9, 1935, and sentenced to be electrocuted May 17, 1935, carried the case to the federal courts after losing their appeal to the Arkansas supreme court, Mount Everest, In addition to being Uie highest mountain In thc world, with It* 29,145 (eel, is one of the youngest, elation who led In the erection of the building for negro exhibits. The pix>grain is sponsored by the Mississippi county negro teachers' association, the county council of home demonstration women and the county farmers' association. State Employes Forced to Drink "Ordinary" Water LITTLE ROCK; Apr. 20. (UP) — Stntchouse offices after today will discontinue the use of bottled drinking water at Ihe request of Gov. Carl E. Bailey. The governor's order to discontinue use o! bottled water came after thc state health department liad reported lhat Little Rock's water supply was pure find the purchase oi necessary. other water was un- A women's revolver association lias been organized by women marksmen of Salt Lake City, Utah. The Rev. W. F. Rogers, D. D.. Pastor of the First Presbyterian church of Des Arc. was elected moderator of the Arkansas Presbytery which convened at the First Presbyterian church here last nlgln for Its opening session. The Rev. Alexander Henry, pastor of thc Newport church, was reelected stated clerk to serve for three years, and the Rev. William T. Hunt, pastor of the Lonoke church, was elected temporary clerk. "Searching the Scriptures" was the sermon theme used by the Rev. S. H. Salmon, retiring moderator, at the opening service which was attended by 35 ministers and elders of Presbyterian churches In this group. Worship at this morning session was conducted by thc Rev. W. F. Rogers. Alter the roll call and thc reading of minutes the following committees were appointed: devotional, the Rev. S. H. Salmon and Roy Walton; bills and overtures, the Rev. S. II. Salmon, tlle Rev. R. D. Adams, of Little Rock, Roy Walton, F. S. Wlggs, of Morrllton; Judicial, the Rev. W. R. McCatte, of Sweet Home. Horace Chamberlain, of Little nock, the Rev. Roy L. Davis, of Wynne, the Rev. W. Moore Scott, of Little nock. J^eave ot absence, C. W. PtHlnger, of Jonesboro, the Rev. Alexander "enry, of Newport, the Rev. J. B. Green, of Walnut Ridge, the Rev, S. P. Bryant, of Little Rock; minutes of general assembly, the Rev. T. McCully, of Paragould, Jack- sonville and Little Rock, E. B. Raglnnd, of Forrest City, R. D. Boyd, of Jacksonville; Finance and auditing; w. w. McCrary, of Lonoke, H. W. Sanderson, of Wynne, T. M. Moore, of Conway, W. L Heard, of Newport. Sessional records, the Rev. A. Kllloitgh. of PrtariannB. R. E. Wilson, of Little Rock, J. D. Spragglns, of Little Rock, the Rev. J. L. Ncely, of Soarcy; revision of permanent committees, the Rev. S. J. Hunterson, sr., D. D.. of Momlton, the Rev. J. V. cobb, of Forrest City. E. C. Blandford. of Arkansas college in Batesville; resolutions, the Rev L. A. Taylor, of Little Rock, and George W. Doyle, of Osceola. Also at this morning's session, Fred I. Cairns, jr., was received Into the Presbytery and his call to become pastor of the church at Coinvay was approved by the Presbytery. A recess for committee work was held Just before the group went to Osceola for lunch. They are scheduled to return here for their afternoon session which Is to be taken up by reports from the permanent committees, the two ad- Interim committees, election of commissioners to the General Assembly, report of treasurer, reports ot standing committees, unfinished business, new business, selection of place of next meeting In the fall. The sermon at the service tonight will be given by the Rev. J. S, Sleeper, D. D.,'of Batesville. The celebration of the Lord's supper will be held at this time. Government May Advance Funds For New Construction Undertakings WASHINGTON, Apr. 20. (UP) — President Roosevelt discussed with his recovery aides today plans for • Reconstruction Finance Corporation purchases of public utilities securities to aid utilities In financing new construction. The utilities financing would bo undertaken imdci' the ,'ien' $1,600000,000 RFC lending program, Just ntithorlzcd by congress. Those participating In the Whito House discussion were RFC Chair- innn Jesse Jones, Chairman W1I- llum o, Douglas of the securities mid exchange commission and SKO Commissioner John W. Banes-. Uolalls of the proposed RFO utilities fltmnclng were not revealed by tho conferees but It s emphasized that the RFC aid would be for the specific purpose of aiding utilities to undertaks new programs which would employ idle workers. ' Jones Indicated that .arrangements would be worked out whereby the RFC could lake up .Issues i>.' utilities seoui-ftles designed to nnnnce new work. • Thc new RFC $1,000,000 pro?ram was designed primarily to liberalize loan .requirements to aid small business men and local government units in obtaining financing. However. Jones said, tho pro- poseri utilities aid coud be under* taken under tho ue«- provisions. Arkansas Projects WASHINGTON, Apr. 20. (UP)— The public works administration has mode public a list of 2765 approved projects, estimated to cost a total of $1,016,686,130, which ore rendy for an Immediate start if congress appropriates new PWA funds. All projects were~approved~ori thc bnsls of 45 per cent of grants under (ho old PWA program The approved projects by cities with estimated total costs (45 per cent to l)e provided by PWA loans and grants) included: Arkansas: ... 811 oam reservoir. Ne«<|)ort~-$lOO,000 for a'''court- house. l!clena-45.I,000 for a hospital Meiin-sno.ooo for a courthouse ind Jail. Lime nock—$440.005 for a sanitary sewer, school additions and i state building.' for a city ng. Forrest Clty-$56,3G3 for hall ami library. El Dorado— $863,000 for an electricity plant. oin Effort To Fash Cotton Goods Sales ( "More than fifty thousand re- 'flit units In the nation," says C. O. Siultli, chairman of the Blythc- consumptlon council; r ll!e cotlon '))a vc pledged themselves to fea-' 'ure and push cotton goods during 'he next few months, culminating 'n the observance of National Cot- l .on Woek, May 30th to .June 4th" In recent weeks, farm organlza- •lons have joined with large store -ireantations and retail groups to nerwse the uses of beef, poultry ^nmios and other farm products. .M» efforts have been hiihly siic- •"ssf>il. Jt Is believed that a similar Coordinated effort behind increased sales of cotton goods will serve 'o stimulate the purchase of finished goods. This lu turn will cause buying from the mills, and the mills in turn will come into the market for raw cotton, which the 'armor lias to sell. The Mid-South Cotton Growers issoclation. Its personnel and mem- lershlp of fifty thousand members ire backing up the drive in Arkansas, Tennessee and Missouri. Chas. G. Henry, manager of the .fid-South Cotton Growers association. Is general chairman of the Cotton consumption council in this erritory. Levine Offers Reward For Missing Son's Body NEW YORK, Apr. 20. (UP) - .lurray Levine, in d&spair over the disappearance of , his 12-year-old on. Peter, almost two months ago, oday offered a reward of $35000 or information leading to the re- overy of the boy and $5,000 for In- ormatton leading to the recovery f the body, n was believed to be he first time the lawyer had con- eded that his son might be dead. WEATHER Arkansas—Generally cloudy, himdershowers In east portion. Memphis and vlcinltj'—Thunder- showers and coo!er tonight, loivest emperatute tonight 56 to 58; Thursday partly cloudy. The maximum temperature here esterday was* 82, minimum 80, :ear, according to Samue'l p. Noris, official weather observer.