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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOUm VOLUME XXXVI—NO. 125. Urythevfllc Courier Blythoville Herald Blyllievllle Dully News Mississippi Vfllloy BLYTIJEVILLK, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 1039 Wallace Rejects Oil Export Subsidy Plan, Studies Other Ideas WASHINGTON, Aug. 15. (UP)—Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallnce today rejected proposals for an export subsidy on lard, other fats and oils. • A .subsidy program had been urged by some southern and mid-western congressmen as well as packers and livestock men in an effort to relieve'* surpluses of faU and oils which have depressed domestic prices. Wallace said other proposals for deallrig with the conditions brougnt about by comparatively low prices Mr lard, cotton seed oil and other fats and oib are under consideration. Among these proposals he said are: 1. Domestic diversion of some of the surplus fats and oils from edible channels to Ihe soap trade. 2. Tlie purchase of lard ami possibly oilier pork products tor distribution lo the needy. . 3. Additional Increases in exports of lard and soybeans through the underwriting of sound credit. Case Against Store Chains Set For Oct. 9 LITTLE ROCK, Aug. 15."(UP) — The United States District court today reset, for Oct. 9 a hearing on the $8.324,576 damage suit brought against six major grocery store chains by the Louisiana Farmers Protective Union. James H. Morrison of Hammond, La., organizer and attorney for the union, requested the continuance in'a telegram stating thai he was The union is a Louisiana group of strawberry farmers, suing for damages allegedly sustained when the chains sold under the price set by the union. New York Cotton NEW YORK, Aug. 15. (UP>— Cotton closed steady, open high Miami Is Next Stop For G-Men ' WASHINGTON, Aug. ID. (UP)— The Federal Bureau of Investigation is preparing to make n thorough Inquiry into political and crime conditions In Miami, it was learned taday. Groundwork for the campaign Oct. Dec. Jan. Mar. May July 875 8C1 853 838 823 805 885 8G9 853 848 832 811 low 873 850 853 838 823 804 close 874 8GO 8«n 8-10 823 Spots closed nominal at 920, unchanged. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS. Avig. IS. (UP) —Cotton futures closed steady today after hedging brought down early .gains. Oct. Dec. Jan. Mar. May July open , 884 . 8G8 . 85G 847 832 813 high 894 878 857 858 340 820 Spots closed quiet at changed. low 883 8SO 85G 841 832 813 890, close 885 870 857 848 833 814 un- Stock Prices 107 1-2 . 26 1-8 i NEW YORK, Aug. IS. (UP)— Stocks advanced today for the fourth consecutive session and at the highs the market had regained more than GO per cent ot the recent decline. A. T. & T Anaconda Copper .., Associated D. G. ... Beth. Steel Boeing Air Chrysler Cities Service Coca Cola General Electric General Motors Int. Harvester .. Mont. Ward N. Y. Central Packard ' Phillips Radio Schenley 121-2 Simmons 241-4 Eocony Vacuum 115-8 Standard of N. J 40 3-8 Texas Corp 35 U. S. Smelt U..S. Steel 49 1-4 was laid by FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover personally during a recent visit to Miami. Ostensibly he went there for a brief vacation; nctually it was a business trip to outline an extensive investigation into various phases of the city's affairs. Hoover, it was learned, plans to "move Into" Miami in much"" the stuns fashion as the FBI and other government agencies vent into Kansas C^ty nnd Louisiana. In Kansas City, Political Boss Thomns J. Pendergast has been Jailed on Income tax evasion charges, and scores of his associates have been removeet from office and somjo prosecuted. In Louisiana, Assistant Attorney General O.. John Rogge, in charge of the department's criminal dlvlstai, currently is gathering evidence with the aid of Hoover's G-men in connection with widespread scandals in that state. Hoover's recent visit to Miami, it was learned, was made for the purp:se of determining what, if anything, the FBI can do about certain situations (here. After looking into matters. Hoover was said to have decided that several phases ef the city's affairs would fall within FBI jurisdiction. Hoover was said to be particularly interested in Miami conditions -he- cause of 'the'.nrea'a reputation among criminals ns n (jcod refuge, particularly during the winter months. Discussing this phase with- a friend, Hoover declared that jewel robberies In Miami and vicinity are numerous and asserted that steps should be taken to keep away criminal elements who frequently SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS tsgiving Do/o Change Causes Varied Reaction Operators Of 87,000 Wells Turn Off Flow Early Today DALLAS, Aug. ID (UP)—Black gold ceased to Jlow in Texas today operators of the st-ite's 81000 oil wells turned oil 'the flow of crude at 7 a. m. by decree of the Texas railroad commission. Tlie shutdown which forced (ens of thousand.? of oil field workers into at least 15 days oj Idleness was ordered by the commission In hope that it would bring an immediate Increase In crude prices slashed last week by all the major re (Incrs. Early reports from the fields from which 40 per cent of the total American production is piped indicated operators had complied with the shutdown order without demonstration. Field workers however heaped condemnation on the refiners whom (hey blamed for their idleness. Virtually cveiy buyer of crude prey on vacationists bocm winter season. during the DEUI IN Dp Percy Joslin's Preliminary Continued Until Wednesday Morning Preliminary hearing for Percy 8 1-4 Joslin, 20-year-old Gosnell youth. 01 3-4 charged with murder in the fatal 21 1-8 stabbing of R. J. Pillow- early Sim- 83 day morning, was continued until Wednesday morning a t n j ne o'clock by Municipal Judge Doyle Hender- 120 37 48 53 3-8 51 5-8 14 3-4 3 3-8 34 5 7-8 Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, 111., Aug. 15 (UP)—Hcgs: 9,000 Top, 5.90 170-230 Ibs., 5.70-5.85 HO-1GO Ibs., 4.50-5.00 Bulk sows, 3.75-4.75 Caltle: 4,300 Steers, 8.10-9.75 Slaughter steers, 6.25-10.00 Mixed yearlings, heifers. 6.25-9.CO Slaughter Heifers, 6.25-9.75 Beef cows, 4.75-5.75 Cutters and low cutters, 3.25-4.50 Chicago Wheat open high Sept. 65 1-8 65 3-4 Dec. 64 7-8 65 1-2 son this afternoon. Tlie hearing had been slated for one o'clock this afternoon but was delayed because of Illness of W. Leon Smith, retained as special prosecutor. Tlie hearing will probably be held in the circuit courtroom of the county courthouse. A large crowd had gathered at the courthouse (his afternoon for the scheduled hearing. Gene E. Bradley and Percy A. Wright are attorneys for the de- Icndant while Mr. Smith is to assist H. G. Partlow, depuly prosecutor. The slaying occurred on Highway No. Bl, a sliorl dislance north of Blytheville and climaxed a free- for-all fight, officers claim. Texas Woman, 80, Talks On Phone First Time BEAUMONT. Tex. (UP) — Mrs. Rebecca Holland, 80, of Village Mills found real adventure just 36 miles from her Hardln county, Tex., home. She came to Beaumont (a 45- drive) But none had dc- in this market, had slashed prices. Most of the prices were cut from 20 to 35 cents a barrel. A lew Independent operators, hardest hit by the shutdown, had Indicated last, night that they might defy It and seek to continue .operations. Some said an Injunction would be demanded lo avert the shutdown which they termed "conflscalory" "•" ••«••- '---> ->~ velopctl. Producers expected the shutdown to be extended perhaps later today over the entire mid continent area. Representatives' of eight slates were meeting In Oklahoma City lo discuss the advisability of such measures which would if made effective for a month or more paralyze the whole industry. Oil men estimated tha't the major companies had oil in storage in an amount sufficient to keep their refineries going full blast for only about two weeks. Interslate Oil Co'm pad Meets In Extraordinary Session By Uciltc.l Press Merchants wore jjcncrnlly liuupy today over I'resldeill Roosevelt's announcement Hint he wns advancing Thanksgiving Day a week because that will enlarge OIL Christmas shopping period, bjil there was consternation ama'n'g college foaiball managers and calendar makers. At Campobcllo, N. s., where )>c arrived yesterday on a vacation cruise, Mr. HooSevell said he hdc had many requests to move' the holiday nhend, because It camt'loo near Christmas, and Unit, since there was nothing sacred about the customary dnte — the In'sl Thursday in November—nnd federal law governing It, ho would proclaim It for Nov. 2:1 this year Instead ot Nov. 30. He said tlwt henceforth, beginning In 1940' Thanksgiving would be (lie second Thursday of November. If Is n tradition among business men lhat advertising anil display of Christmas goods Is withheld until after Thanksgiving, ami since thai holiday would have fallen yeai on (he latest possible dale, (her? would have been only 20 Chrlsliiuis shopping day.s. However, there hail been 35 football games scheduled for "Turkoy Day," some of them annual sectional classics. Now that the schedules of most universities ore completed and Nov. 30 is lo be just another school day, some serious problems arose. And nt Seattle, Wash,, Frederick E. Baker, president of H. G. Brace Ottlinrtlkr Co., said the dale changing would "raise hell" with his business and cost calendar makers from $5,000,000 to $10.000,000. be terrible," he said. "Most calendar innkers begin production In January on Ihc following year's calendar." Every president since Abraham Lincoln has proclaimed tlic last Thursday of November Thanksgiving Day, although prior lo that, the dates varied mid same presidents did not designate the 'day at all. George Washington, in selling a day for Thanksgiving 150 years ago. designated Nov. 20. That happened (o lie the lasl Thursday of the month. When the day came. Alexander Hamilton decided lo throw n party at Frnunces Tavern, in New York and when he got there, he fonhu mcst of- Hie guests under tables and bottles flying across the room. 1'fcstdi Blyllievlllc ru'oule do n8L like resident Roosevelt's order moving Thanksgiving up one week this year to Nov. 2ii instead of Nov. 30 as the calendar designates It, n survey iiiiuli? today revenlod. While one or two business men! that business might bo benc- fHlcd by the change, most of them salil they saw little reason to chimi'i' and that they did not believe it would ailed business of this soclloii. •What U will do about foolbnll worried lllyliievllle people more than business, it, appeared. Most of (hose interviewed said (he changi- should have been donct early In Ihe year before football schedules were made luul lhat llicy rosentnl having (o miss Ihc ME gamps on Thanksgiving. B, A. Lynch, of Hie Fiirmers Hunk and Trust Co., mid Snm Jl, Williams, of the First National Bank, were among those who said Uiey agreed with President Eoosc- velt ilmt changing the holiday seemed silly. They do not believe it will ulfect business one way or the Bailey, manager of the oilier, Oscar Mead Clothing Co., doesn't Ihlnk It will help business in Ulythevlllc any. It's been Thanksgiving on the last Thursday of November for n long time and may as well stay that ivny in the opinion of Edgar Boniin, store. owner of Dorum's Drug- ., J. J. Daly, manager of the J. C. Penney store, said he hadn't thought much about It but lhat he believed It would help business here. Officers Say "Man Without Ears" Has Established Iron Clad Alibi n public scandal followed Washington proclaimed no Such that •norc Thanksgiving Bays and neither did Andrew Jackson or Znch- iry Taylor. Some of the football gnmcs, dates ot which were left in doubt, were: New • York Unlvcrsity-Fordhum; OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 15. Missouri-Kansas; Maryland-Wnsli- (UP)—Officials of virtually every' IiiBton and Lee; Alabama-Vaiidcr- state in the midcontinent market- Ing area met with the Interstate Oil Compact Commission In extraordinary session today to study the advisability of an Industry- paralyzing shutdown ot crude production as a means of forcing major refiners to boost prices. A majority of tlie gubernatorial bill; Auburn-Florida; Arkansas Tulsa; Texas-Texas A. nnd M.; Washington- U. C. L. A.; V. P. !.V. M. I. Al Nixon, graduate manager of athletics at N. Y. U., said lie would discuss the situation wllh Farclham officials but, "naturally, if Nov. 30 is no longer a holiday, and producer representatives wentJN. V. U. can't play football" into the meeting with the avowed Mr. Uoosevclt said that he had Intention of demanding a general, teen getting rcmiesls for Hie shutdown to bolster the action ol j change for six years and thai Texas authorities who had ordered' whereas a few slates Imd the effective (his morning a shutdown j Thanksgiving date fixed by sta'.- of approximately, 80,000 wells. There i utBi u . wns Ulc on | y llnl i ona) ho i[. dny not set hy federal law. wns an atmosphere of cooperation! between delegates from Kansas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas, Colorado, Michigan, New Mexico nnd Marriage Tests Accepted Illinois. . CAMDEN, N. J. (UP)—Southern In some of (he states a shut- New Jersey couples have with- dowa wcitld rccriilre gubernatorial'drawn cpprsition to New Jersey's decree while in others state boards pre-marital blood test law, accord- controlling production had Die le- ing to liie marriage license bureau, gal power to affect such measures. During July, 83 couples, nearly the The threatened shutdown was normal number, applied for II- uellcved necessary by those advo- censes here, compared with 20 np- catiiuj it to force the refiners pljcatkns made in July, 193B, to boost crude prices which were reduced Inst \reclc by from five to 35 cents a barrel. Top prices offered today were 85 cents to $1 a barrel and the producers and production controlling bodies contended crude could not be profit- r ably marketed at that price. British Naturalists Will Tour Canada LONDON <P)-A party of naturalists Is being organized in London, under the leadership of Harper Ccry, to tour Canada for Die study of wild animals in their native haunts. Cory lias spent mnny years In the prairies, has a wide knowledge of Canadian wild life, and has written extensively on the subject. The- parly will visit stretches of country far off the beaten, track, Iwo 64 3-4 64 5-8 close i 65 7-8 64 7-8 minute automobile drive) and talkedl over a telephone for the | and will a'isDc.xp)"ro the great, m- flrst lime In her life; rode In aivtional parks, where every variety elevator for the first lime; saw the of wild animal and bird known In nrst liquor openly displayed since Canada is found Pre ~ H^i'i'I?'" 01 ] da .( s; ?" d S!1W a Many ° r lhc Journeys ot the building for the first time in naturalists win have lo be made Chicago Com L her lite. Mrs. Holland, open high Iwo close Sepl. 43 3-8 43 1-2 42 5-8 42 3-4 Dec. 42 1-2 42 5-8 41 5-8 41 3-4 Automobile gaskets, particularly these In the shock absorbers, shculd be ' to ascertain known to her neighbors as "Aunt Becky," lived all her 80 years in Hardln county without going to the city. New she expects 'to see a movie, ride in an airplane, and maybe have a permanent wove—things that she has never done before. Tlie pioneer Texas woman Is the mother of 10 children, three of whcm now live on the farm with her. horseback or In canoe. There will be plenty of mountain clitnb- 'i? for the more adventurous splr- , RENO, Net'.,' Aug. 15. (UP)—The Desert reaches of JJevada were .searched today for n' man who might deliberately have, wrecked the Southern Pacific's brown and yellow streamline train, City of San Francisco, anil killed 23 persons lute Saturday night. Transients by the score were picked up and questioned at every hainlc'l throughout the slate. In every case those so far (|iiesllo;ied had proved to authorities they were Innocent of tlic crime of sabotage charged by railroad officials. The bodies of three additional victims—bringing the death toll In 'the S2.4QO.000 train to 23^were taken to Elko early today. They were Identified as Mrs. Henry Pepper Vau.v, noscmont, Pa., her daughter, Susan, nnd Henry Speck. 35, while mok on (lie dining ear. The wife cf the undertaker wlvo brought them in said she was Informed Hint two more bodies had been found In the debris, but this was not confirmed. Meanwhile a man with defaced cars widely nought throughout the state was questioned and released In nearby Sparks, railroad division point. He grinned nt i»lice nnd said, "I knew you'd get me," but G-men who questioned him said he had proved he was nt Pyramid Lake, 300 miles from the scene at the hour the fast train plunged through a broken rail at Itum- boldt river, just west of Carlln. Early arrivals at the scene had reported seeing a man without cars .Hatching rescue work from n nearby hill. He fled when sheriff's deputies called LD him. Lions Club Endorses Expanded Cotton Use Movement of the national cation council to find new uses for cotton was cndrscd by members ol the Ll;ns club at their weekly luncheon meeting at the Hotel Noble today. C. J. Evrard, 88-year-old Blythc- vllle resident who recently made a trip to the Wojld's Fair in ttcvr York City by air, tcld Lions club members of his journey and experiences at the fair. Tlie 31 present Included one guest, p.. B. Harbough of South Indiana. John C. McHaney was In charge of the program. Get Fund Allotment For Cotton Float Mr. and Mrs. E, A. Rice and Mr. Avillienlic Information Is Lacking But Reports Are Plentiful LONDON, AUK. 15. (IIP) — Germany's "minimum requires nii'iil" In (lift Dan?!* dlsimlci Is (ho return of tin- fnv stiile lo tho KHch In return for which,, Gmn.iny Hill conrnta Poland' a free jiort hi tirr'nuiii ihinlg territory, It was rqiorlci] tonljjlil hi diplomatic circles. By Unllnl 1'toBs Kuroiie was alive with reports Bailey Is To Veto Bill Marking Funds For Counties, Cities 1,1TTM5 ROCK, Aug. ic. (UPy-The Weisenberger bill passed by the recent special session of the general' assembly o allocate ¥750,000 nnmially to counties and cities for sprmruction and nmmtonniice of higliwny$ will be vetoed Una Hllenioon, Gov. Bniloy his morning press ~ > conference. , TH0 governor promised to Issue a veto slalemn'nt later today. "I will -veto • (he measure because 11 woUkf lake' if'court decision to decide wliclher the $760.000 appropriation would endanger the refunding act's sinking fund reserve," he said. Messenger Is Robbed Of $70,000 LONCI liRAOU, N. Y,. Aug. 10. (UP)—A messenger carrying funds to n postolllce was held n\i l>y n men wdny nncl robbed of Imnlcly $70,000. .ve appiox- 'I'ho messenger—from the National City liunk or l^ong Hcnch—\vn.s accompanied by n policeman who wns disarmed liy tho handlts when they threatened him ulth n machine gun, Picks Up Tackle For Fishing Along Newfoundland Coast today that an early effort Is to be iniule to negotiate the Uinw.lg dispute and C)enmmy'.i oilier claims. There was no miUiriillc Information of the nature of Hie possible negotiations but a general i\lr of expectancy prevailed after Ihe vlsll lo Adolt Hitler of 1'rofcssor Karl lltirchlmrdf, high commissioner for Danzig of Hie League uf Nations. Of the many reports one of the most perslslenl wns Hint. Popu Plus was promoting lhc idea of a four- power peace conference, of Germany, Italy, France and Croat Brllnlii wllh tlic approval of Mussolini. Ilrltftln was keeping France, Poland and other Interested powers fully Informed of all developments. A British spokesman reported thnL Burcklmrdl had reported confidentially lo Ihe foreign oirtce on his visit to Hitler. A hopeful note camo from Paris wliero a marked Invpro'veinciil In Hie tourist trade was attributed to a general belief Unit witr Is not Imminent. Nevertheless military prepnratlons and maneuvers continued unabated. The vnst Clurman miuic-uvcrs ncnrec! their cllinnx ami It was ex- | T peeled that by early September i president, as Hie cruiser entered" Germany would have some two "'Q liarbor. million men under arms. ' The president was heavily (an- ned nnd looked completely relaxed after the first four dnys of his sea going vocation. Picking up deep sea fishing lines here Mr. EonscveH planned to sflll aroused to Indignation by lliu tll 's evening for Cape iSrelon Island .slapping of n .while-haired CD- j on (lie 'first leg' of..hlir.awing Inlo year-old American woiimn by a far northern' waters. Japanese sentry. The consulate Before his return lo Washington snici the victim, Mrs. Frances Mary he may crulso far up the Nciv- fllclmrds of San Francisco, had foimdlnml const nnd explore the been subjected lo indignities, const of Labrador. Details of the Incident were for- • warded to Ihe stale dt'paiinicnl I O oi p...,.., R n i,irnoJ at Wnshhiglon, ' rurs C KCtUmed With Additional Dollar LANCASTER, O. (UP)-H's rare enough to lose one's pockelbook and have It returned Intact, but when It comes back with more m:ney inside llian before It was lost—that's news. Mrs. Mabel Hutchlns, of Ijin- 'flic chief executive Indicated that the present, emergency in Arkansas' oil Industry may come to a head tomorrow when the state Oil nud gns commission meets here. O. c. nalley, chairman of the commission, Is now in Oklahoma Clly attending the Interstate compact meeting. He will return here tomorrow. ' Bailey said ho would take any action appropriate to the occasion In supporting recommendations which mny be made by the oil and gas commission. The governor lint! no comment on President Roosevelt's decision lo change tho dale ot Thanksgiving, Ikclsloil Tomorrow Possible LITTLE ROCK, Aug! 15. (UP)— The state supremo court met and adjourned today nflor Chief Justic: arlffln Smith announced there was no now' business before the court and asked that the record show the tribunal will reconvene tomorrow. Tho slate's new refunding act HALIFAX, Nova Scolla. AUK 151 lnvo ' vlll ff' $Hfl.OOO,<X)0 hung In the (UP)—^resident Roosevelt arrived knlnnca ns seven justices again here at 11:10 n. in. today on .the Cruiser Tiucnloosn after a fast overnight rim from Cnmnoljcllo. A 21-gim salute from the Royal Canadian artillery battery on'Ollu- del Hill iircctcd the vacationing . Turkoy nlso started maneuvers two months nlicad of Die usual time and close to tlic Bulgarian fi'ontlcr. In the Orient Americans wore Cotton Bolls Open In Field Near City Oave Wolscy, farmer living a short distance north of Dlylhcvllle at the end of Franklin street, Is going to have an early cotton crop. lie displayed several opened bolls today for Ihc first Blylhcvllle cotton brought lo Ihc Courier Nws r.fllcc. The cotton, D. and P. L. 11A vnrlely. Is n part of 1(J acres which will nil bo open soon, Mr. \Volsey said. It Is u part of mi I,. L. Wnrd farm. Boy Lands First Fish, It's 25-Pound Carp MANSFIELD, O. (UP) — Nine- year-old Jlmmle O'Donuell never bad caught a fish, 1,0 when his uncle, Howard Qulslnger, took him fishing, the lad was a bit excited. ' Jlmmle nsUmlslicd himself and the adults present by landing n 25-pound carp-one of Die biggest caught In Uils vicinity for years- oil a 15-pound test line. caster, left her purse containing $10 In bills nnd coins In a store ulille shopping. Police called her at borne later nnd said the purse hntl been turned over to them. Inside Mrs. Hutching found not only her $10. but nlso an nddllloiml dollar and this note: "Dear Stranger: We arc relum- ing the pockelbock to you wllh the extra money because a less fortunate person once lost It ami we fciind same. Our conscience Is now relieved." II wn.s signed: "c. Ii. T. and Sue, Lcnjf Island City, N. V." l)r. IStrd Feeds Doves BELFAST, Me. (UPJ—Whal's In n name? Dr. Hazel V. I31rd dally feeds almiit 300 doves. Last year her grain bill totaled about $75. She also lends sick arid Injured doves nnd other birds brought to her by neighbors. Annual Farm Bureau Picnic Here Today Attracts Thousands More than 2500 formers, their (band, prior to Hie beginning of the tnmnies ami a number of friends afternoon program. Tills was to In- nUcmted the annual Mississippi | elude a County Farm Bureau Walker Park today. used car race, baseball picnic at game, foot race and n mule race Perfect weather, plenty of fish and watermelon, a varied program, In which the two county agriculture agents, D. S, Ijintrip and E. H. Burns, and their assistant, 14. several honored guests and thc.W. Schro'cdcr, were scheduled lo large crowd from every part of the county mode (he affair an enler- lalnlng one. Business men from numerous communities left their business cares at home for the day to min- glc wllh their farmer friends, hav- 1 The- ing gained Invitations to the p,c- Luge tn . nic by contributions and It was Ugenls and the home demon- as an old time reunion wllh dis- ti 01 , aem(s , Mlss Corn Lcc Colc . cusslon of crops, the county fair man and Miss Inez Klncaid ' stra- lo be held here Sept. 21-Oct. l, and activities of the Mississippi County and Mrs. G. n. Carter spent Sun- Farm Bureau as the chief topics day In LIUIe Rock where Mr. Rice | Highlight of the morning's pro- commander of me Fifth District gram was the county 4-H champ- of the American Legion, met with fonslilp Softball game between Gos- Where water Is easy to get, we are apt to forget the importance' ¥ rs - Evelyn Bur<5 DcIIaven, of It In 'the lives cf animals and ' musical comedy actress, seeks n plants. To produce a bushel of restraining order to prevent bus- ear corn requires about 13 tons band, Carter DcMaven, noted of water, and a ton cf alfalfa something „£ .iclor, from molesting her. Cou- of pie recently ended 10 years o£ marriage in separation. Denuty Executive commlttece. Mr. nice, a member of the com- Jiell and Burdettc. Tlie Gosnell team, representing North Missis- mlttee, and Mr. Carter, adjutant to slppl County, defeated the southern the district commander, announced champions, G to 3. that a sum of money was secured The picnic lunch was served unto bo used for the building of an der the large trees of the park at Eastern Arkansas cotton float lo noon. send to the national convention In A musical program was given by Chicago, Sept. 2«, 2V and 28. "The Jolly Play Boys," a stringed Among the guests of honor were: Waldo Frazler of Little Rock, e.v- went Into.consultation. Most observers believed a decision will be handed down cither tomorrow-or Thursday In view of the alnwst. unprecedented action of the court In going Into session each morning. • ; account- Wage Earners Urged 'To Check U.S. Credits JONESBORO,",.Ark., "Aug. 15.— Any wage earner who wants to .know the amount of ' to his old-hai VlfiV up to January (,"103 9" may have the Infcrmatlon for the asking, Robert A. Dngwell, maimger of the Social Security Board field office at.Jones- boro, •announced today, , Mr. Dajrwell slated that all wages reported by employers of the nation for work done In 1038 have now been posted by the Board's Bureau of Old-Age Insurance to the Individual account kept, by the country's millions of Insured -workers. "Frcm records," Mr. Dagwell staled, "It will be possible lo obtain the wage Information which any worker wauls. The Board Is not concerned with the motives ot> the worker In asking for wage statement*. Jt recognizes his/right to know the status of his account. "Where wnge accounts have shown a dlsagrcemont between the wages reported by the employers and those actually received, representatives of the Bureau ot Old- Age insurance, In cooperation' with the colleclor of Internal,. Revenue have been able to locate a large majority of the missing wage items." I'csl card forms for requesting tlie Social Security Board 'to supply wage Information can be obtained at Mr. Dngwcll's office which Is located In the Post Office Building, Jtnesbcro. Seven Typhoid Cases - Scattered Over County Only three new cases of typhoid fever have broken out In Mississippi County lu the past week to' make a tctnl of seven cases this month but all nro In scattered sections of (he county. Duly otic death has occurred and no epidemic is feared, according to Dr. R. E. Schlrmer, director of the County Health .Unit. This number Is not alarming according to the population ns Mississippi County has aproxlmately 175.000 residents. Of the seven new cases, all are white persons except cue negro. .• Typhoid clinics are being held dally by the health unit with 1SOO persons now being Immunized by the Inoculations taken In three "shots." particlpale. There was free swimming In (he pool throughout the day with marry of the younger groups taking advantage of the occasion to spend most of the day in the water. Dry Ice Lures Fish WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (UP)—Patrolman Michael Reiser has devised a method cf improving live plugs. He drills a large hale at the top and a smaller one at the bot- torn, lining- the bait with dry Ice ccutlvc secretary of the Arkansas I Mid plugging the top hole. The Farm Bureau; Tom Godson of Lit-1P 1U B, floating en the water, emits tie Rock, farm organizer specialist'» 'fall of fumes which assertedly of the'Arkansas Farm Bureau; J.[proves an attraction to large fish. B. Daniels of Little Rock, admin-[ — : istrator in charge of the AAA in I nrpiTUDD Arkansas, J. O. Fullerton of LIUIe ' Wfc AI HfcK Hock, formerly Mississippi County' agriculture agent and now a district agent, and Coy Eclfres of fl Osccola, county administrator as- Arkansas— Partly cloudy tonight d Wednesday. Memphis and vicinity — Partly slstant in charge of the AAA office cloudy, showers possible tonight there. and Wednesday.

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