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Served by the United Press VOL. XXVII—NO. 1C8 Blythevllle Courier, Blythevllle Herald, HEMLLE COURIER THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI \ Blytheville Dally News, Mississippi Valley Leader. Business Emerging From Era of Depression 1931 Association Head Believes CLEVELAND, Sept. 30 (UP) — American business will emerge from Its state of depression and soon re- HUme Its natural robust appearance, according; to Rent.? C. Sleph- enson of South Bern!, Ind., vice- president of the American Bankers Association and scheduled to be Its next chief executive officer. In an interview with the United i Press today Stephenson forecast a revival of prosperity for the near fulur,?. basing his optimism upon reports from delegates who are attending the 56th annual convention of the national association. "Reports which bankers of all sections of, the country ' have brought here indicate a thorough belief thai the turning point of. the depression has been reached and the next few weeks will evidence a revival of Interest- In the entire picture," said Stephenson. who is vice-president or the St. Joseph County Savings bank at South bend. . "There is as much money in the country as a year ago," he declar- fd. 'The trouble has been that those who had it would not spend, producing a contraction in the whoe business structure. As soon as they are satisfied that a business revival is on the way' they will begin spending again. Siephenson was emphatic in his belief tha'. the period of depression was due largely to a condition. psychological Will Plant and Harvest Hay on Mississippi Levee OSCEOLA, Ark., Sept, 30.—The St. Francis Levee Board has recently established at a cost of approximately 110,000 what is known as Maintenance Station f{6. 1 at St. Thomas on the Mississippi river south of here. The station com- pri.jes a residence, hay barn, laborers',,cottage and stock barn for In* 13 head, of mules which, with Wiawlor.vvlll be used in sowing - luid harvesting the hay which the levee'board expects to cut from the levee right of way. .The station will take care of the hay crop from fourteen miles of right of way extending from the Qolightly .place in Crittenden county to Pecan Point In this county. A foreman will be employed to oversee, the work of sowing clover in the bermuda sod on the levee and, harvesting the hay for market. The harvesting of hay from the .levee'right of way has-been prac-. ticed In Mississippi for some time, bill this is the first time it has been done in Arkansas. ARKANSAS; TUKSDAY, SEPTRMBER :w, iiwo Where Two Fought Lake Storrn For 16 Hours SINGLE COPIES FIVE C Dick Barthelmess and His Wife This striking picture shows the protriAlins derricks of the sunken barge. Salvor, with -two sailors clinging to the tops awaiting retcue. The Salvor went down in Lake Michigan off Muskegon, Mich.; and the marooned sailors—Harry Smith and Lyman Nedeau—were taken . ashore by coast' after a 16-hcur struggle. When, this picture was taken Smith and Nedeau (Indicated by the were ilill on the derricks. Five members ol In? crew perished. guards arrows) SISCHAIN RULE •OF mm A. G. Little Points to Growing Domination of Big Financial Institutions. Under the heading "This Seven Count 'Indictment' Indicates Aiso-j elation Has Been' Captured byj 'Chains'." the Arkansas Baiiker, \ monthly publication of the Ar-1 karisas Bankers' Association, pub-i lisiies an article "by" "A 1 . G. Little. | vice-president of the First National | Bank of Blytheville, in which Mr.! Little conveys the inference that the state association has come under the domination, of the Csldwell- Banks-Hcrne Insujanca interests and other chain bankers. Mr. Little's "seven Indictments" follow: "1st. The last president of the Arkansas Bankers association, Mr. J. E,.Williams, was and is the exec'u? live officer of a bank '-'In the larg- Banks-Homc Owner Thumbs a Ride In His Own Stolen Car CHICAGO, SEPT. 30 (UP) — Harry W. Olson .was mildly surprised when he hailed a passing motorist and was offered a ride. "I had considerable experience flagging- auios since my own was stolen three days ago, but this is the first one that has stopped fcr me," Olson told police authorities, "but. it is no- wonder it stopped because it happened to be my car. : recognized it when I got In." The driver, Ralph Klingermalr, was charged with larceny.. chain. "2nd. Our present president, Mr. J. H, Stanley, is the executive officer in the leading.bank of the same chain. - . . . . 3rd. Last -.year .the Executive Hear Talk by Sebaugh and View Power Company's •- Generating Equipment. Following a talk by C. V. Sebaugh, district manager for the Arkansas Missouri Power company, members of the Hlythevilie Lions club drove to the power company'?. the Association engage in sSJiciting and writing certain. forms of .insurance. A bub-committee of three members was named to select the msurance company whose Policte ^ure ' New York Democrats in State Convention Cheer Governor and Al Smith. CONVENTION HALL, Syracuse, N. Y.; Sept. 30. I UP)-Franklin D. Hcsoevelt today was nominated as Demotrallc candidate for governor ol New York to succeed himself. Alter Ihe nomination was made Governor .Alfred E. Smith, break- Ing iwo yeuis of political silence, made a .speech-tlml amounted lo a pledge of party' umlty and a warn' ig'l'o" those accused of corruption lliaf'they'snoutd clear Iheinselves or be .driven oiit. Roosevelt's nomination was by animation. He was. given a.tre- mendous -ovation, exceeded only by the one given Smith when he arose to speak. The convention acclaimed its candidate by a tremendous shout and there was no roll call. Smith swung i'4\o a discussion of Ihe .Eighteenth amendment with the words: "Ah, prohibition." accompanied by on expressive gesture. He related.a.conversation with a Republican senator at Alban?. /'You don't believe in prohibition? Why do you vote for It?" aske.d , Smith. ; . .' .'.'Well," he sold, "you know how it Is. We have lo moke a gesture for \vlnnlng the .votes." Romance Ends b Suicide of Rich Young Hawaiian LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30 (UP) — Robert Carroll Pew, heir of a wealthy Honolulu family, was driven to suicide by a tropical romance that had lost its glamour and the realization that his chosen career as a peet had failed. These circumstances were advanced by police today as Pew's motive for raising a cup of poison in salute to 22-year-old Helen Kim, the Korean girl h2 once loved, and falling dead at her leet, "Carroll had drunk too deeply of the cup of life," said Helen. Catholic Women Will Condemn Birth Control DENVER, Sept. 30. (UP)—Resolutions condemning birth control and advocating greater modesty in women's dress were ready today to be presented to the tenth annual convention ot the National Council of Catholic Women. It was indicated the delegates, who represented practically every diocese In the United States, would answer promntly and favorably on the resolu'..^.. >s policies regarded as subjects which were considered well established. Sacredness of the marriage vows and a Christian education were other subjects scheduled for discussion in addresses and round table session. would be hand!ed.,Two members'?! this commit lee were officers in the 'uldwell-Banks- Home -Insurance tompahy; chain "of- banks. Tri.=y recommend the Home Insurance toinpany. . . - . "4th. The nominating ccrrimittee at the last Association meeting, consisting of seven -members,, con- lair.sd three Caldwell- Banks-Home Insurance Company bank officials, and cne official of the Hudspeth plant: today to view at first" hand the equipment which provides this community with electric current. Mr. Sebaugh, in his talk,/described the territory which the coin-'' pany .serves and told of the improvements that are being made to company, chain, four out of seven from the chR J" '5th. tee nominate, and the Association elect, the second president in sue- cession from. the Caldwell-Banks- which serves a territory extending to within sixty miles.of St. Louis and running as far west as West Plains. Mo.. Is an Arkansas corporation and maintains its general offices here. It has'a total investment of approximately $10,000,000. Among the improvements to be made within the next few weeks'is to *be. the installation on the circuit serving this city of automatic circuit, breakers, at a cost of $30,- Presiuent Will Support Republican Nominees Regardless of 1 Prohi Views. WASHINGTON, Sept. 30. (UP) —Although his speaking engagements during the next few days will take him Into Ohio and Massachusetts where heated prohibition campaigns are on, President Hoover has made known authoritatively he will not be drawn into them. : He will support the Republican candidates but without • regard to the prohibition issue. • . . • ; Mr. Hoover leaves Washington tomorrow for Philadelphia and af- ' ter^ seeing . the opening world sc- ' ries baseball game'will continue to Cleveland to address U)e American Bankers Association. convention Thursday.' ,-Monday he goes-to Boston toad? dress the'American Legion and the ApjSrican Federation qf:-.L«bdr. : 't German Cabinet Will Seek to Meet Criiii . BERLIN, Sept. '30'. ': «JP)— Ths cabinet of Chancellor Heirich Bru- entng moved today to:s'plvc' the financial crisis,In:Germany by announcing a drastic reduction of expenditures along .the'"lines"' previously advlsed;by.F.'..Par'ker Gilbert, American agent: geufral for reparations under the Dawes plan. . ' Taking the offensive for. the .firs I, time against,' the extremists movement which was strengthened . by 1 the Reichstag election,, tiie cabinet announced important financial reforms which it will demand the Reichstag effect. , i. Fishermen, Driven From Boat by Fire, Rescued PliOVINCETOWN, Mass,, Sept. 30 iyP)—Adrift for two hours In open'boats' six miles off Cape Cod alter a' mysterious fire had enveloped their schooner, eight Usher- men were picked \ip at sea today by another schooner and landed at this port. '. The two'masted fishing schoone: John R. Ericsson of Boston burned 'to the water's - edge'six miles south, southeast of (he Highland ight signal station at North Truro Her her crew had abandoned her. 000, which will virtually eliminate i nickering of lights during electri- Not only did this commit-1 cal storms. The - L-ompany is also preparing lo Install heavier transmission lines in the business sec- Home Insurance Company chain of banks, but (hey nominated Mr. Lynch cf the Lee Wllson'chain for vice-president, which ' will make three presidents in four years from northeast Arkansas. As a citizen of' this part of the State I should feel very grateful. "6th. At this year's annual tlon of this city. The new lines will have a capacity of approximately six times that of the present equipment, and .will be adequate to take care of any needs for some time to come. At the plant the Lions saw in operation the two big 840 horsepower Fairbanks-Morse dlesel engines which operate the generators. MUNICH, Germany, Sept. 30. CUP)—Adolph Hitler, German fascist leader, made an open attack today on President Paul von Hindenburg in which he demanded indictment of the president if Von Hlndenburg should approve establishment of a dictatorship to force through the cabinet's financial program. The attack was made In the columns of Hitler's newspaper. meeting of the stockholders of the'Sfeam equipment is also maintain- Home Insurance Company Mr. Lee j "1 in operating condition for emer- ' Purchase of Pistol and Hatchet Traced to Creecy WASHINGTON, Sept. 30. (UP) — Identification of Lt. Col. Richard Bennett" Creecy as the purchaser of a new revolver and hatchet had removed today any idea that a third person might have been Involved in the marine corps officer's death •id the hatchet attick upon his wife. Mrs. Creecy was still unconscious and near death. It sesmsd probable she would di: without revealing the reason for Creecy's attack upon her and his subsequent suicide in a fashionable (••pltnl hotel Saturday nighti WlUon was added to its directorate. Also, since the Association meeting In May. the Wilson banks have transferred thslr Memphis accounts from the Bank of Commerce * Trust Company to the Union- Planters National Bank & Trust Company, a Caldwell institution. "7th- During the late primary campaign a letter was addressed to the banters of the State, by Mr. J. E. Williams, of Newport, strongly advising the bankers to support a certain -candidate fcr governor. This letter was signed, "J. E. Wlll- ams. Retiring President- Arkansas Bankers Association." Sines some rather pointed remarks have been mode by some of the bankers about this letter, I am advised that Mr. Williams disclaims signing tha letter «s "Retiring President." I can not see that the fact is important. All bankers in the State gcncies. but is seldom used. Mr. Sebaugh explained the transmission system, by which Blythe- vllie is linked with the generating plants at Caruthersville. Kennett and elsewhere, and also with the Arkansas Power .and Light company, so that regardless of any conceivable accident interruption of service for more than a few minutes is virtually'impossible. Special Drouth Relief Session Planned in Texas AUSTIN, Tex., Sept. 30. (UP)— A special session of the Texas legislature may be necessary to provide relief for drouth stricken farmers of the state, Governor Dan Moody announced today. The governor expressed disappointment at the results achieved by the drouth Williams' candidate was knew he was the retiring president | relief committee which recently of the Association, and that he was we nt to Washington to arrange aid using tha honor which they had conferred on him for political pur- Lord Birkenhead Dies Today of Pneumonia LONDON, Sept 30. (UP)-Lord er. In order to make it unanimous, i Birkenhead, former secretary for this should no doubt be done The :Int1111 ' eminent British statesman, Caldwell-F ' - ' ------ C:mpany Countless Cathcart Weds Aged and Wealthy Shipper LONDON, Sept. 30. (UP)—Countess Cathcart, who was temporarily barred from the United States in 1926 on charges of "moral turpi tude." and Sir Rowland Hodge, 71- year-old shipping millionaire, were married todsy at Princess Row registry office. The engagement was reported las) Friday when its also was learned the countess' son by her first marriage, Henry de Grey Warter, 19, and Miss Mace! Bowern Hean, a musical comedy actress, were married recently. This Is the llrst picture ever taken of Richard Barthelcmess, film star, and Mrs. Barthelmess, the two being shown here in New Orleans while en route to New York. Mrs. Jiartlic-lmcss, the former Jessica Sargent, of New Ycrk. lold repolers she hns no desire to enter, the movies herself. . , ' Blow from Beer. Bung . Fatal to Bartender MONEE, III., Sept. }0. (UP)—Simon Longlon, a bartender, died yesterday of blood poisoning which developed after the bung popped out of a keg of beer and hit him on tho nose. Arkansas P. T. A. Convention Will Be at Jonesboro COURT GETS 'SfftSE JONESBORO, Ark. (.UP)—Plans for the Sixth Annual convention of Arkansas Parent-Teachers association, 'which will be held here Oct. 14, 15 and 16 are nearly completed, it was announced Here. Dr. Fred Keller, superintendent of city schools here, \vlll serve as toastmaster at the banquet which will be held on the opening night. Mayor Herbert J. Hosier will deliver the welcoming address. The speaker of the evening lias not becn.aivned.. O.llier addresses al- ready--schedulW~will be delivered by Mrs. Reogan, state P. T. A. president, Mrs. Walklns of the na- 'risco Appeals $ 2 5 0 Granted William Taley .for Five.Mile Walk. j A, 24-ccnt.ticket, entitling, the; jclder to. ride trains, of the St. jpuis-'san Francisco Railway. C6m- »ny;"frorn this clty^ to Hermandale, ijo., and |lhe' alleged failure, of a conductor' to; slop .a train ati .Her- luandKle back in 1926 to permit William Taley. jr.. negro, |o alight there'fi'om, started a controversy between William' and the railroad company'which reached (he Arkansas .Supreme .Court yesterday.. The' case was appealed to the supreme court by attorneys for the railroad after William was awarded judgment for (250 by a Jury in Mississippi county circuit court here la'st spring. Claude P. Cooper, of Alexander and Cooper, represented (he plaintiff in the case. The negrj alleged that tlie conductor of the train allowed him to be carried five miles beyond Har- mandale to Holland, that it was a cold night, that he liad lo walk back to HermandAle, that on the way he was attacked and robbed of $23; that he caught cold anil v, a.= ill two ' weeks and that his feelings were considerably rumpled. He onumeiated the damage sotight as follows. General and punitive damage. $1.000; loss of time from illness, $15; re-inbursement for rcbbery. »23; walking five miles at *1 per mile, *5. Train officials denied that they refused to stop the train, contending that his ticket was not taken iipi'id that they did not know he desired to leave the train at Hei mandate until after that station had been passed. A decision In the case will probably be handed down next week; tlonal council and Slate Superintendent of Public Instruction Claude M. Hirst.. Tills Is the first time the state i convention has been held" in a town | as small as Jonesboro. Elaborate preparations are being made for mtertalnment of the visitors. A arge delegation from over the state is expected to attend. Entertainment features. on the Cotton Receipts at Blytheville this Season More than Double Any Other Point Wllh receipts last week of nearly 0,000 bales Blytheville continues b; a wide margin to lead oil Arkonso. cities in volume of cotton delivered to compresses. The weekly report of the Arkan sns Cotton Trade association snow . receipts'here last week: of 8,82 f bales, for n season's total of 20,846 more than double that'of any otlie point. While receipts are itl.ll high her the total for the state continues.! run for .UnrJar normal.' Last wee M.039'bale* were delivered to Ar knnsas compresses, M agnirut 117, 040 for the same week lost year The total thU.teosiju wur _ __ 843 bales,- less than- hilif -lost year total at [his drit,; of 275,308. program Include n violin solo by Miss Virginia Farrar. n vocal solo by Mrs. Isaac Doyle and a pageantry. "The Spirit nf 1030 P. T. A." The pageant Is being written by Conrow R. Miller of the Junior high school faculty. The Arkansas State college band music. provide .The father's quartette, which will appear on several different programs during eludes Mr. E. H. Parrish. Mr. Edgar Booker and Mr. Prank Cooper.' the convention In- P. Osborn. Mr. B. Following"' arc receipts for th week and .lor. the season at the principal points In the state. Blythevllle 8,92« 20,94(1 West Memphis ... 5,683 8,875- Pine Bluff 4,784 9,127 Little Rock 3,188 6,929 Fort Smith 2;952 7,319. Jonesboro 2,876 -4,245 Eudora '....:• "2,193 8,719 Forrest City ..'...-. 2,400 ' 4,614 McOehW 2,291 4,730 Helena".:....",;..' 2,236 4,649 Hope ..'. : .'.... 2,227 4,093 Marked Tree ..... 2,188 4,115 Marlanna" ; 1,885 ' 3,453 Leachvllle 1,838 3,915 Texarkanu —.. 1,268 3,382 towp-rt -.... 1,287 1,674 Oaruthersvilje received 3,526 bales last week, for a season's total of 5,992. Haytl received 3,651' bales for a season's total of S.484- Maiden received 1,781 bales lor a season's total ot 2,709. The Cotton Trade association has received no report j from Steele. Local Educators Attend . Institute at Jonesboro poses. "Mr. nominated and 'I am now advised of a rumor that Mr. Williams is to be appointed Bank Commission- ,-Banks.Home Insurance j dlcd today, y chain will then have' Lord Bli This city is being represented today at the Short Institute conducted by the statewide extension service in Jonesboro by Miss Willie A. Lawson, county superintendent; Miss Winnie V. Turner, county supervisor; Crawford Greene, superintendent of Blytheville schools; Misses Beatrice Hargett and Marguerite Perry and Mrs. C, S. Baggett and Mrs. Cassie Caldwell Hargett. Approximately 700 Instructors from Cralghead, Poinsett, Greene, Clay, Lawrence, Randolph and Mississippi counties are expected to attend. . The school is being held today Birkenhead had been 111 | and tomorrow at the Arkansas A. Will Rebuild Blasted Garland City Bridge LITTLE ROCK. Sept. 30 (UP) — The mising span of the Garland City bridge, mysteriously blasted recently, is to be rebuilt. It was announced here today following a conference between representatives ot the Kansas City Bridge company and officials of the stale highway department. How the methods of distributing the $250,000 damage resulting from the explosion were not revealed as highway officials refused to go into that matter until the bridge is completed and accepted by the state. Replacement work will begin Immediately officials of the bridge W.C.T.U. Asks Ouster of State Committeewoman Rum Runners Flee as Agents Seize Liquor NEWPORT, R. I., Sept. 30 (UP) —Coast guards fired one hundred ehots today" wh-n they surprised a dozen rum smuggers at Newport beach and seized assorted imported liquors valued at 125.000. None of the rum runners was be- leved to have been wounded They escaped In automobiles. company said. Several weeks will j In New Orlearts. be needed to complete the work'. >; NEW ORLEANS. Sept. 30 (UP)— A request that Gov. Huey P. Long remove Mrs. Stella Hamlln, imtlon- !al Democratic committee'woman I from Louisiana, because of her | stand on prohibition, was presented to Governor'Long today. The request was made by the New Orleans branch of the national W. C. T. U. 'The petition said Mrs. Hamlln "recently addre.ised certain remarks to Governor Roosevelt in New Ycrk derogatory to prohibition.' Mrs. Hamlln's remarks were described as 'unrepresentative of the trombers of the Democratic party oclnar Shows Arrive by ; Special Train and Open '.--. Tonight; Poultry Show Big • The fairgrounds on North Sec- id street teemed with activity lo- : ay ns exhibitors wero busy pr.e- ; \rlng their booths for tho grand" lenlng of their part of the fair •'• imorrow and the Bodnar shows ere being hastily erected afttr •.-. L'liching the cjiy y(a spccla 1 ! .train - ver the Cotton Belt system. '.'. '.-.-.The Bodnar shows were tied up , ; . I Thebes, Mo., yesterday prevent-: ''. ng their arrival In time for their "/ clicduled opening last night.. -Tha > Ig show troupe which supplies the" musemcnt for thq fair ^ would h'avo ccn forced to spend another, day •'.'•". n the road preventing their open- -, ng until tomorrow but for Ihe"',.' imcly assistance ol Cotton Belt ot- Iclals. F. \y. Oreen, vice president.;/.; T the railroad, when Informed that he big show was held up tit Thehe.v ' •.' irderccl a special train to bring the •:,'" Botlnnr troupe'and Its equipment'./. ic-rc from Illmo, Mo., In order'to ' open the show as quickly 'as possible. ' : ". Gels Quick Action ' When lie heard that the train, ' ; vas held up; Metl' Brooks, seore- ary cf the chamber of-commerce, got IP. touch at once with Cotton • . Bell officials to see what- could ' : done. • • '-.'.' In a short time he received telegraphic assurance that the show wculd be moved to- Blytheville. as raqldly as - 'potelble. • .-•-', We ore making this special run," tho telegram concluded.'. "iri appreciation of many courtesies re-r celvcd from our friends at Bly- thevlllc." - •• ..-.-•' The midway shows and side shows..-. of the Bodnar group are to open tonight according to J. MellBrqoks, secretary-of the commerce group, " who is In charge .of-the fair. • . Prepare Ci»uanrdtjr--Baa4]» • Residents of ii : communities':in : the county were Tjuiy todtjrpcoiri- -j ing their exhibit booths'and" ore- i paring their • entires, those-repre-' •; sented In .the community exhibit building ore;. New. Liberty, : Lone Luiow,' WlUon', "Siawnee.'^lmatoT"^ Leachvllle and Yarbro,. - -Other v booths; are .allotted -toMlje- Bower " show, the art department-and the Faiknt-Teachers Association.:. ""•: A special building also houses the- ' exhibits of the-negro farm-groups and community exhibits. • • • • . Although the poultry show will- not- officially open before Wednesday It was-lndlcated today that every available' display pen' to' the poultry building would be filled early tomorrow and more-space-might -' be necessary.. R. E. -Blaylock, •_• in charge of the poultry show; predicted today Ihut the poultry e!(- ilblt would not only surpass In size- but in quality any poultry exhibit :ver .held .here before. ' •• .'•".• Livestock Exhibit Thnnday '' ' Tiie swine and dairy shows will lot reach '-their expected strength »fore Thursday as • many farmers lave been Instructed not to brtnjf n their hogs and cows until late Wednesday or Thursday morning. Judging in the swine and - dairy shows will be held late Thursday or Friday. An assortment of concession stands crowded about the entrance to the fair and scattered within the fairgrounds added to the carnival •'••'i ! Infantile Paralysis Blasts Wreck A. and P. Increasing in Kansas Warehouse at Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH. Pa.. Sept. 30. (UP —Two explosions in rapid succession Injured 13 persons and wrecked part of an Atlantic and Pacific Tea company warehouse here today. The first blast was caused by . gas and the second occurred In i shaken ammonia tanks. ' spirit of the fair and with the Bodnar shows ready to start operations tonight, after the delay of yesterday, attendance at the 'fair will take a decided boost. Boys Start Fire to Get Worm Patch Watered TOPEKA. KANS.. SEPT 30 (UP —Steadily increasing reports of in fantile paralysis cases have caused Kansas health officials today to consider a state wide quarantine of schools. both the Association and the Bank with pneumonia and had waged a »nd M. college. Methods of instruc- Commissfoner. a very convenient j fl<tht for his life for several wceis lion and problems of school admin- (detinue* on pa^ihree) j ^ ^r.^e^hSs^lfeer. *** the"Xram'.^ EeMral *°™* °' Luttrell Fined $100 for Transporting Liquor "Pink" Luttrell was fined $100 by Judge W. D. Gravettt in police court this morning on a charge of transporting liquor. Luttrell was or- re«t*d by Officer Jim Bums. He en-' tered a plea of guilty to the charge. A charge of disturbing the peace M»l»st a negro woman, Bessie Smith, was dismissed for want of prosfcullon. HOTEL MUST PAY MENOMINEE, Mich., (UP)—The following ably demonstrates the ingenuity of .this modern young gen- erathn. Fully cognizant of the fact that fishworms burrow deep into the ground during a drought, the boys In this vicinity are believed to have set fire, deliberately, to the grass in the surrounding regions, knowing in turn, that firemen will sprinkle large quantities of water on the burning region. This, Incidentally, soaks the ground, the worms come closer to the surface. and the boys experience little difficulty In securing them for fishing baiu The King of Slam used to sent a white elephant to the cour- to die. PRANKING GHOST BONYHAD, Hungarj-. (UP 'None of Ihe injured was expected |to reports from Grosswardeln, Uu ! mania, the civil court there or- j dered the proprietor of the leading i hotel to pay to the Italian violin(—In-'! 51 Alb3tina Ferrari 30.WO Ruman' in lei damages because while Per- town are breaking their heads try-:'"' T,^ aylng nt lhc h °' Cl n Ing to devise some Just punishment for a man who for many weeks i thought It a great Joke to break I into one house after another only I for trie purpose of frightening the \ VIENNA, (UP)—An autobus ser- inmates by walking ghcst-llke lnt» : vice between Vienna and Budapest their bed-rooms with a sheet over' which will cover the distance be- his head and quickly disappearing tween Ihe two citiees more quickly hv soon as he had succeeded In i than does'sny train exce s pt th5 creating an alarm. ! fastest express, ts planned. BUCHAREST, (UP) - According t | er s whom he wished to ruin. As the white elephant was sacred, it could not be disposed ot in any way, and the expense nf keeping It usually proved sufficiently disastrous. WEATHER ARKANSAS.—Flair tonight, cooler in northeast portion; Wednesday partly cloudy. According to K-ands Carpenter, official treather observer, the maximum temperature here yest«rday fas 84 degrees and the minimum; ss d«gre*S| rle«r;

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