The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 29, 1938 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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VOLUMH XXXV—NO. 36. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NRWRPAlrtTi i-xa x,^^miTc,.o.,, "" * * ^"^ VOTES -—r— : ™ E DOMINANT NBW8WH.HI OP NORTHEAST AmcAfrSAS AND soimiEAST MI °u±^ ™ r Mississippi VnlleTLSto: ' i :i/K, ARKANSAS, FKIDAY, AL'KIL 2fl, 1MB ' SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS OF 15 PERCENT Head of Labor Executives Group Talks After Conferring With Roosevfill WASHINGTON. Apr. 29. (UPl-i President George Harrison o)' ihe Hallway Labor Executives assocla- iloii today condemned the railroads' mow lor n rail wage reduction after a White House conference with President Roo.scveil. KrfiM'livB July I CHICAGO, Apr. 29. iU(') _ 'Hie American Association of Railroads today vote<l to cut, wages is per cent, effective July 1. John j. pelley, chainiian of the association which represents 142 class one roads, estimated the cut would effect a saving of $250000000 annually. 'Ihe cut was agreed upon yesterday by ihe board of directors o the association and accepled by the general membership today. Notice of tlie resolution will lie served upon the brotherhoods will whom the roads have contracts. The reduction will apply to nl cases ol railroad labor. To 'Direct Local Program On Justice Improvement cd Icx-al dilator for a prognuj, snonsnn-i! by |], f . ,ji m | (J |- i).,,. (.„„_ K-iWicir of ||ic Aim-ricim Din. ji SSl) . ciiitlou iliroiivjlioin, IDC united .Stall's un Uic "hnpi-ovi-iiiKiii in the Ail miiihtralio.'! of Justice and American Oilba-nship" |ij,. U U . |iii 01 Ul:qili,[ill|]||i the oill/l-nry oil .subjeiis 1/1 iiutjtiiml und loi-iil in. tcrf'iit. A sjifaki'/S:' committee will be 01 •- t-iii. I-/.H I D; Mr. i.', :n ,|],.,-, UK: ,,,<. n i- oi^unfuitlMis, sclxjol.s and churches durm g the months ol M,-iy s, H | JUMP. It Is ; iiluniiP'l tor iid- di-cssos lo in- bro.utcasl (;.'<-r UK. local radio .station 4-HIIJILLY IS Slar Ga/mjr-Al a Slar Consider How Will Oppose In Balkiins WPA Improving Roads Leading To City Park Work has been started on the grading of two roads, which arc to be graveled as a. part of the project for Walker park and fair grounds The road running from North Second street to the east-west graveled toad, whtcli meets Highway 61 at Camp Motiltrie and which is now almost completed, is being prepared for graveling as Is the road running from the east side of the park ,to Highway'18, .past the u -y-2t .?!<•<;..of Hie Roy Walton resi- roads arc graveled (here will be one and three-fourths miles of gravel laid In. the WPA project which is designed to make ihe park and fair grounds more iici'psstblp und lo facilitate traffic. rtehce. When these Stock Prices NEW YORK, Apr. 29. (UP) — Stocks met meager support today after another decline had carried the aver.igra to-a new low since April a. Trading picked up somewhat. A T & T I 26 - 1.2 Anaconda Copper 27 Associated D G Beth Steel Boeing Air Chrysler .Cities Service General Electric ... General Motors Int Harvest Montgomery Ward . N Y Central Packard Phillips Pet Radio Srhenley Simmons 171-1 5 5'8 -16 I--] 27 1-8 « 3-4 10 34 1-8 29 3-4 57 30 3-8 12 3-8 •i 33 S 7-8 17 Soeony Vac Klandard Oil N J '.'. Texas Corp U S Smelt, ... U S -Steel !'!.'.' 13 1-4 45 7-8 37 1-4 54 1-4 43 1-8 Weio fork Cotton NEW YORK, Apr Co I ton closed steady. open high 29. (UP) _ Ufay Jill. Ocl, Dec. Jan. Mar. 871 878 885 38B S89 873 880 888 890 890 89Q 870 874 882 884 close 871 876 883 884 89 On 893 Spol.s closed steady at 876. off 5, New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS. Apr. 29. <UP> — The cotton market closed 5 to 7 points lower today. May Jnl. Oct. Bee, Jan. Mar. open 885 890 897 900 900 906 high 885 891 900 901 ft02 906 low 881 887 894 89S 899 904 Close 681 889 890 898 899 904 Spots closed qtiict nl 892. off 5. Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS. III., Apr, 29 <UP)—Hogs: 7,000 , Top, 8.20 170-230 Ibs., 8.10-8.15 140-160 Ibs., 7.15-8.00 Bulk som, 7.00-7.25 Cattle: 1,200 Slaughter steers. 6.50-9.75 i^-^.t Mixed yearlings, heifers, 0.50-8Oil wish," Slaughter heifers, 6.00-8.75 Beef cows, 5.50-6.26 Almost 900 Farm Boys And Girls Take Part In Program Of (he slightly more than 900 members of the 28 boys and girls 4-11 clubs in north Mississippi county, 884 of them attended the annual all day rally at Walker park today. Clubs at Huffman Promised .Land, Shady Grove, Yarbro, Reece. Boynton. Half Moon Rockey, New Liberty and cole Ridge had 100 per cent present and every club was represented In addition lo the club members there were 150 leaders and parents' there, making more than 1,000 who played games and stunts, heard a program snd reports this morning were served a picnic limcli at noon' and saw horse races this afternoon before they attended matinee parties at tlie Ritz and Roxy theaters All of these were free. In lii<; stunt-,contest, [tiff cliibal Armorer won first, (.bat at Oosnell second, and Reece, third. Armorel won first In the wash dress revue anci Yorbro won first for the best made 4-H uniform'' Woodrow Reed, of Lost Cane won first, in ihe hog calling contest and second honors went to Frank [lend, of Boynlon. J. Louis Cherry led In the play. ing of games and singing, J. M e ')i Brooks, secretary of the Mississippi comity fair association, welcomed the visitors, members of the Gosnell club broadcast a radio piagraiu over KXCN, which was heard at. the rally, members of the club gave reports of their activities for Better Homes week and Uie Junior-Adult Shady Grove club's orchestra played. I ")' I'nilwl Cress ) Orcai Urltiiin und l-Vancr considered Uxlay how fur Iht-y \ vim |d i!.4: KuKJiic'.-i (JMICO by opposing Nan! expansion In the Htillcms Joined in ihe tightcM. mlllliu-y alliance since the World War lirlt- isli Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain and French i»remier Ed- oiinnl Uatudlt'r resumed their conversations in London in an elicit, to decide what action, if any, they would take to prevent Czechoslovakia. Hungary and eventually Roii- maiiin from the IhreiU of becoming vassal stales in (lie orbit of Dealer Germany. In Horlin Fuehrer Adolf Hitler's newspaper viewed the alliance as without danger to Germany but significantly warned the two nations not to meddle In the Cm-h- oslovakian crisis. To Graul Concessions The Czech government, while maintaining; ils firm sland a°alnsl NniJ demands for close collaboration from Berlin, advised the London conference that II was preparing to offer the German minority "concessions, far beyond tiny expectations yet voiced." Nazi newspapers have hinted repeatedly however that only return ol the Sudeten, German territory of Czechoslovakia and Czech abandonment of alliances with Prance and Russia would be satisfactory. Meanwhile preparations for tlie visit, next week, of Hitler to Premier Benlto Mussolini in Rome continued to impress upon Europe the working agreement among the dlriators: italyV negotiations with France for-a treaty of friendship intended like Unit wllh Britain to be n check on.llie-Niiais were postponed until after Hitler's visit. Hope >was expressed In Italian'iit'Barters; '.that Hitler would visit rope Pius xi to please the "'souls ;of 27.000,000 Catholics of the i Reich';. His failure to seek an audience. It was said by the semiofficial Corrlere Dlplomatico Con- solare at Home, would be a "snub" to the Holy See. In nil his (ravels, Mnrco Palo probably iicrer had ns rharmlnu n rartner at a dance as has Clary Cooper in the photo above, wl.cra he is seen with Joan Crawford at Ihc recent party of the' Screen Actors' Guild In Holly wood's, .•.c&b'ifnul Drove. 1,« Crawford re- -KTSBEIEFRS Kooscvell Proposes Changes; Would Speed Up Old Age Insurance. WASHINGTON, Apr. L'fl. <Ul>)- I'lt'.slclviit Huosovell Uidny proposed a bnwdi'iitiiK »f Koi'lnl security act bem-llls nnd ))i-ovl.slt»i lor start, ol ok! use lusimmw pnymrnb before 11M2 us innv siihedulrd, I'lvsliloit Roo.',i'v'i>ll oullliiRtl Ills virus In a loiter lo Olmtrinun Av- lluir J. Allini'ier of llio social .su- curtly board In which lie urged (he hoard lo consider methods of strengthening und limiting more cf- lU'c llio present act. Tlio iirestdeut suggested drafting sound plun to Ittii'rallze the old e pension .sy.stem In older to mnke rmymmls possible earlier Uinii ior.1, us IKI.V provided, niul provide pny. inenl of lurgc bcnofll.s to the aged, lo mod wives find widows and lo rhllilmi ut piM-son.s who die |),-fo f o reaching pension aue. Me .suggested |lu\l complete recommendations be drown uj> before •iifi-ess reconvenes In January. Mr. Roosevelt In bl.i proposal noted that Unghnul, for cxnmple, frequently amends Us social security liuv wllhoul Iiuss or feathers lie saw no reason why the- sn mo ttilnj cannot be couiitry'a law. done wllh ibis splendent in a new halrchess and lenlly Readers Warned Against Back-Tracking Habit SOUTHBRIDGE, Moss. (UP)— Becaiiso a recent survey showed thai only 25 per cent of 3.000 persons read eftlcienUy, Dr. R, j. Belte) dies foui- rules for (hose who without moving their would read lips. The rules: Learn lo recognize- words their meanings almost Curtie Brents, 31, Dies At Hospital Here Mrs. Curtie Miles Brenls. who became 111 from a chill Wednesday, died at the Walls hospital at li:30 o'clock this inoruin;. The 31-year- old mother of five young children was removed to the hospital late yesterday from her farm home near Hightower, after her condition became critical. Uremle. poisoning is said lo have developed arter°.Mic- «as stricken ill. A native of Texas, Mrs. Brents moved lo the M. p. Brownlec fnrm about two years ago from near unusual evening gown, is «vl- ii!: Cooper pl.xllalcd comments President Roosevelt Asks Congress To Authorize Sweeping Investigation WASHINGTON, Apr. 20. (tjp>— Presic)3iil Roosevelt today called upon congress lo authorize a sivecn- ing study of concenlrnllon of industrial economic power and revision of the nation's a nil-monopoly laws. Mr. Rosevelt asked appropriation of $500.000 for a comprehensive study of anti-trust probicjiA by tlie federal trade commission, the justice department, the securities and exchange commission nnd oilier government agencies. Polls Camp. Miss. Funeral services be held at CullK-ate the habit of taking in more than one word at a glnnce. Head from left lo right In a smooth, progressive manner without back-tracking. Read silently, suppressing any murmurs and mumbles. He said he would submit, a special 5200,000 appropriation request for . the chapel ofIhe HoirfiinevaThome j ?^ a , n ? 0<l <; nfor « !n e»t of present <«>tl I Saturday afternoon two o'clo"k laws by the justice depart- «ith the Rev. John Riv-m, ,^J^ !! lml ' Tllc ('resident's recommemla- werc directed primarily ul of the Dell Church of Christ officiating. h i. < ttmn lulstend ' He study of existing conditioas rather James c. Brents, two sons. James | and Curtis, and three daughters, Chodie, Louise nnd Vearline. and one sister. Mrs. Des.sie Brent*-. Methodists Expected To Vote Late Today Upon Unification BIRMINGHAM. Ala., Apr. 29. t|P>—The committee on church unification of the Methodist Episcopal church south today urged merger of the three branches of world Methodism. In a lengthy report Ihe committee recommended adoption of a unity proposal which would create * .---<- ..... • -• — • •'"»•** vicaic \\\\*> gisen wnen lie co new American Methodist church passed a resolution o hold I ith mpmhrr.M,, or ™^» ...... n ™ with membership of 8.000.000 persons. more than "We pray for a union as immoral as the hope of life and as cf- 'ecllve as saving grace," the com- iilttee said. B. W. Crouch. Saluda, S. C.. leader In the anll-imificattoiilst novement presented to the conference a memorlnble which he said was signed by 18,000 Methodists opposed to the merger. "Brethren, this cannot be )g- \ored," Crouch said. "Even if this plan is constltu- loral you cannot force al! these people into a inergev they don't -Isli," Under an ancient church rcjrula- Ion debate on Ihe controversial ". r . tu «r.,, u.uu-u.ij , u ,i n'umt! on me controversial dittos and low cutters, 4S5.5.00 question was limited to 10 minutes per speaker. L. N. Stucky, Louisville, Ky urging adoption of Ihe unmcalton proposal, said "we will never find a better plan than the one now before you." Indication that the vital Issue would be put lo a vote late today was given when Ihe conference 2:30 p.m. .. The motion said the conference wished "to complete the discussion tion. legislalon. vcn specific problems congressional alien-1 Formal Opening Will Be Attended By Officials Of Company Formal opening of the new Sterling store, located at Ihe corner of Main nnd second streets will be held tomorrow morning beginning at 8 o'clock, It was announced loday by p. w. Clark- ma nagcr. The store Is one of Ihe most, complete and modem units owned by the' Sterling organization which operates a total of 42 stores throughout Arkansas, Missouri Mississippi and Tennessee and the opening here tomorrow Is expectec to be Attended by Sam Qrunfest of Lltlle Rock, -president of the They were: 1. Improvement of present antitrust. procedure. 2. Scrutiny of mergers and interlocking: relationships. 3. Scrutiny of' controls and involving Investment trusts bank holding companies. 4. Trade associations. 5. Patent laws. 6. Tax correctives. 7. Creation ol a bureau of Industrial economics. Effect of Alcoholism On Arteries Doubted SYRACUSE, N. Y. (UP)—A survey by Dr. Harold M. Hildrelh, Syracuse University psychologist, indicating that brain arteries age no faster in alcoholics than In nou- -- -„...,..«,.,_ nn. uiik.UO3lUII I --- -------- •••**» nmn 111 1 1 vi I' this day and turn our minds lo a!cc ' ! 'ollw. hns prompted Dr Jlil- other thino^" ' ! dreth to suggest that alcoholism Is not a causative factor In hardening other , Prior to the lunch recess Charlton DuPond of Manning, s c condemned "melting pot" racial" theo- Uie fnu unification plan. „ '"? ch . ar ^ «« northern branch of the church contained Communistic organizations and pleaded thai ° W111 mea " the desl "' c - He read scores mated. of telegrams from the of the arteries. He based his supposition on 800 cases studied. WEATHER Arkansas-Pair tonight and Saturday, warmer In northwest and north central portions tonight Memphis and vicinity— fYilr tonight and Saturday, not much change In temperature, lowest t"m- pcrature tonight, 64 to 66, i. Other officials of the company who will be here Include C. E. Vainer of Joncsboro, district supervisor, who hns been here for the past week aiding In making arrangements for the opening Homer Oarbel, manager of the Kcnnelt, Mo., store, Bill Lythe, assistant manager ol the Joncsboro mill, nml Leo Ahcrle. district man agcr from Litle Rock. Mr. Clark, who will be In charge of (lie local tmtt ,is a native of Pascagola. Miss., and has been connected with the operation of stores of this type for the pnst 15 years He cnme here from Martlnsvlllei Va., nud will move ills faintly to Blythevlllc soon. For the opening a force of approximately 35 lc«al salesladies has been engaged for the store's 17 different departments which include ilry goods, hardware, notions, stationery, toilet goods, toys', candy, crockery and glassware,' Jewelry, music and other classes of merchandise. The store occupies tbe former Grand Leader building which has been completed remodeled ana redecorated, both Inside mid out. It has a vast floor space approximately 60 by 75 feet and Is equipped with al) new fixtures. Ckicaffo Wheat Caruthersville Boys To Get FFA Degree CABUTIIEnsVILLE,,' Mo., April 28,-Eilward Losslng and Edwin Robertson. CiirtiUiorsvlllo vocational agriculture students, will go to Arrerspii City this week end where thej' will "lie" prosetilctl tlie PPA Elate Farmer's Degree Saturday the hlshest honor given In state FPA work. Losshig, a senior, lives nt Cottonwood. and iwbertson, a Junior, lives on a rural route ncnr (his city. Lossltig was prcsl dent of the Carulhersvllle FFA chapter last, year, and Hobertsoil Is presldrnt this year. Claim Unknown Motorist Broke Fountain At Park Wanted to know—the Identity at the motorist whose automobile allegedly struck tho drinking fountain at Walker park after the ball same yesterday afternoon. Some one's outomoblle lore tho MDllr ,. ,.,„„,„,. „, „,„ .... Auto Testing Decision Appealed To High Court i.rni.i-; HOCK, Apr. •><> The Mule Miincmi! fouri iiilnj' re- •clvi'd mi uji;n>:d Jt'ekiiv; nwr.sul il Clmii.-L'llm 1 I'Yiink nntlii'e's tlcds- m llmt Ilii' uiiUJ lost Inn Ui)n liuv 1'iiiild not be i-)m)ij<i>d li-- Ritll.v by t!n> recoiil hpcTinl wjislun i! Hi'' Bi'iii'ral iissi'inbly. 'I'Hi' nppi.'fil wus Hied by Milton '0|i<>. MniiTy, iiiuliillll fn :i ii-st Cotton Carnival Official ,-Will Extend Official Invitation Monday Omelnls of Die Memphis coltoi carnival will visit Hlyllievlllo Monday ntloruoon n» » pint ol' the go« will lour boliig iniide In (lie Interest of the carnival, ' to be lieh Mny lo-n. Upon their ni'i'lvnl AL 4:3-1 o'clock ilioy will be greeted on the coiir House luvvn by Mnyor Marlon Wll- llnms. n conuiilttcc of llic chamliei of coiniuerte, ami olher clllrons. An olllclnl Invltallon nnd ft goldei <cy to the collon cixrnlval will be Blvon Mnyor Williams by Leslie Bcelirls, chnhniaii of Die good \vll commiUec. Some of the Mcinjihlnn. will speak briefly ol' I lie progrnn for (ho ciimlvnl. The omclals will vlsll 20 Arknu- sns towns On Die second tour, after .wvlng mnde one through wcs renncssec )usl Monday, cieorgc .1 Eckei't, cnriilvnl prcsklcnt, will be nduded In those who will make Ihc .rip. This year tiro party Ls trnvcl- i»8 I" « Groyhounct bits, aflci Imvlng used airplanes Inal yenr fo' similar trips, All stops will be lu-lcf, except tv Jonesboro/ wliwc. Ihc. piirty.-wll stop for nu liour'nnd 15 minutes ti Imve lunch. The fh-sl stop will bi nt West Memphis, with oilier brie stops at Marlon, Tun-ell, Tyronz.i Marked Tree, Trtimnrm, Eny, Net- .lelou, Jonesbnro, Wnhnil Ridge :'nrngould, Lcachvlllc, Manila, Bly- ;hovlllo, BtirUette. Ltixora. Osccola Driver, Wilson, und Joiner. George Picard Cuts Brothers Sub-Par Score CHARLESTON. S. 0. (UP) — jcorgc Pleard, professional al the 3linrlcston CHiinly club, has shat- ered the course record set some Moars ago by Ids marc fiimou« orotljcr, Henry Plenrd. Henry, winner of the 1838 Ali- aiid OK was announced today by j. Moll Urooks, secretary of the fair association. The fountain was hurriedly re paired. -' . . - years ago In 64. But his younger brother, George, did a the olhei day In 83. In all ho scored nine pars, seven County's WPA Rolls flow Include 471 Working On Many Projects There are now 471 men and women employed on WPA projects in Mississippi county. Of this number, •10 are women. 12 are foremen and office executives white the remainder are men working on various building ami road improvement projects. This number docs not Include the families on relief, Ihc activities of which are carried out through the welfare office. There are three school buildings and three gymnasiums and one stadium for schools now under construction, In addition to n coim- ly wide road project, and the women employed arc working In the sewing room here, on home aid "•« "in^ vt, Jligii \\ prolecls at Osccola and Mnnlla,! E. Wiggins fn and several are doing specii • • ' :«l work in county offices. The largest project Is that of the building destroyed by fire December 12. This brick veneer structure, which Is to cost $35,000, has 55 men employed. Fifty-four men are working on the new school building for the west Rltlge and lowah district, which Is to cost $32,012. H. C. Holds' 1 Is foreman. There are 43 men working on a county wide road project with William Orr and Don Hudson as foremen. A number of bridges are to be built hi the vicinity of Dyrss and some county roads graveled. This project Is to cost SH628. The new gymnasium at, Uixora has 52 men working on It with c tnrc Is to cost Leachvlile's now Is (o cost S8.528, This struc-' llv< , , graveling the Durdetle-Lost Cane brick veneer, ustort of L road, which Is to cost a total of ville. i s m charge of the 38 7 i. of Leach- SfS.OOO. Tills Job Is employing 42 men with Ed Wiseman, of Osceola. email. ,,, lllv .^.jynjg room j,, The second largest project Is that on n monthly basis working there There are 21 women employed room here, who work Driver Votes With Majority To Keep BjH fn Com- nu'Uee. WASHINOTON, Apr. 23. (UP)— The house rules committee today disregarded n virtual mandate from ('resident Roosevelt and voted (o boille tin- new wage hour bill in commtUen for tho remainder o( the session. The voto was eight (o six (o xrant the measure n rule which would send It to ttie house lluor for consideration, tho commltlce relicllcd against demands from both the American Federation. of labor and the Committee, for industrial Orcnnl/jUlon for action at this session. / / Supporters of the measure, baclted by tho Administration, planned fm,- nicdlntcly to (He a petition to 'discharge the committee and force H to the llooiv ''* Tlie committee voted after tno days of hearings during whloli opiionents and jiroiionents ol the legislation clnshed over the plan to establish a 40 cents an hour minimum wage for a 40 -hour week within three years. flop, will J. Driver (Dem., Ark.). member of the committee, voted to ; keep- Hie bill In. committee. ' . Ava, Mo. City Attorney Paralyzed From Bullet AVA, Mo., April 29.— Paralyzed from tho waist down by a, bullot- Gcvcrcd spine, "Lz" Banta, City Attorney und former Douglas' County prosecutor, .\vos in a Spring-' Held liospltnl after, being shot wnen In. his ccmr.tliouse office .Wednesday. v- WfUlo^lIfl^M'-'.farmerr sald' : by witnesses lo have shot Banta, died on the floor In the attorney's office of wounds which the coroner said .I'cre solf-lnfllctcd. Gilbert Sttllwell, a friend ot Banta. said he was seated behind .1 bookcase In DanUi's office when Harris entered and asked to "let .no sec tlie law" about a. soldier's jonus for a distant relative, still- . well salt! Ifarrls sllot Banta without warning as the attorney turned pages In the law book. He then Jiot himself whin stlllwell mado an attempt lo grasp the revolver. •.{o motive- for the shootlnj was 41s-~> losed. German Veteran Wrongly Reported as Legionnaire INDIANAPOLIS (UP)—National .icadquartcrs of the American Le- jion has received an official com- .nunlcatlon from tho department .djutant of Iowa that corrects er- -•oncous reports of honorary merri- -crsliip granted to a German army 'dcran by the Marcngo, In., post. This legion unit granted only ;he privileges of its clubrooms to .''rank Hlngclman, Marengo baker, Mho served In the World War with Jertnan forces. It did not admit- jim as an honorary member. Tho legion constitution makes no pro.'Islon for honorary memliershlp. .•Jo one can belong who did not jetve In some branch of the U. s. .ishting forces during tho World Wnr. Hingelman aided Marengo Ic- iionnaires in building 'new quar- ers, nnrt In return the post gave ilm entree to the clubrooms. hi the the new school at P ° nSCWd y with Mrs. rs Victoria. Qulncy Alexander In charge This May Jul. open 803-4 80 high 81 1-4 801-2 low close 79 79 731-2 791-2 Chicago Corn May Jul, open 581-2 CD high low 585-8 53 805-8 60 close 581-4 60 tilslrlct. Tlie two story bllck veneer building Is to cost $49,908. There are 60 men on this project with Frank Lee, of Osceola, as foreman. The combined gymnasium and stadium of the city high school, which Is to cost s total of $44,133, has 75 men employed with C. M. Baxter In charge of the stadium and Ed Wadley as foreman for the gymnasium. Work has just started on the new LeachvUIc school, to replace ; the „.., _ „ atlng in the county and Ihe only woman's project outside of Bly- tneville, al this time, la the home aid project nt Osceola and Manila which employs 13 women. Other employes, which have been 'sod for Ihe past six months for special clerical help, ara: two on a tax assessment project, and one each in office of county health unit, county examiner, county agricultural agents' and one for a recreational survey. It must be wonderful to be able to write books that will benefit and Influence mankind. The other day I attended a Hollywood party given In honor of a famous author. One young fella come up and Introduced himself- to the author and said "I have Just finished readin' a book that you wroie before you were married, and you made love sound so beautiful that I have decled to get married myself." • The author said "What was the name of t the book?" The young fella said'"Love's Perfect Dream." The author said "Well, you waryta. read tlie book I wrote since I got married— it's called The ; Awakening'." .

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