The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 9, 1936 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 9, 1936
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XE COURIER NEWS VOL. XXXTH-NO. 97 - P!yth«vlll« Oourlei Ulylhcvltlo Dullr Newi Ulythevillc Herald MLvlulppl Vdlley Leide _^AN™EWBI*^^ A NDjo OTnBA8V MI88otm , ' B1AT11KV1U.K, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY," JULY 0~»WO S1NGLR COP IKS PlViO CENTS, 11 BRED FBTHEIL IB Nyber Canclitlale Mils Proposal, lax in Address Here ^raises Sales Leading; Battle for Steel Union Denouncing- tli= .Nyborg proposal for a constitutional amendment .nncl "those fellows who are behind H," Si'imtor Arthur J. Johnson" in an address at the cmirl'house Insi night, eliminated himself from the list of anglers for administration endorsement in the 'Arkansas i>u- bernalorial campaign. He did not mention Governor Fu- treJl by name but he might us well have, for the governor jias made liimsclf the chief advocate of the Nyberg -proposal, addition of wi i Ii at next November's general election would have Che effect of prevent ing legislative reentictment of the '. Hall sale's tax act. continuance of the sales tax. Johnson declare:! is 1 absolutely cssenltnl to the mam lenancc of an adequate school program. ( 0 continued state aid foi v.nemployablcs, and ij rcasonabl old ase pension payments. The Nybers amendment would require submission to a vote of the i Clmrg: people of any proposal for incrs-is-I Plans' to "provoke strife anil |"g existnij/ tax rates or for levy- !.bloodshed" lo prevent unionizi ing new (axes, it would apply to Uon " l tllc plants, John L Lewis (lie sales tax because umbr t'i= "•—'•'"" -" " ' terms of (lie act- providing for it thai t.ix automalically ex-iires early in 1337. Need Still Exists The sides tax. Johnson declnrsrt last nisht, was. passed to provide funds for the operation of Ihe schools, for aid to unemployables and for payment of oVJ a"e pensions. 3 "Those needs/ 1 In declare:!, ".sill! i exist. Adopllcn of the Nybcrp nmendnienl w'ould mean Ihe absolute, defeat of the sales tax and inecCtherii. ' *''"" .""""• ,"""I'm for the sales tax like it stands and I want to ao on with it. I want to challenge the fellows behind this amendment 'to show how we can «o ahead without the sales tax." Tt is possible, the senator said, "that in fnis rich comity the schools can b2 operated and oilier need' fet without t'nc sales tax but I •ippcal to you lo help keep it in Where Government Centers Drouth Relief ', lhat Ihe .steel industry' 1 "ni-mrnL-n <•!,-;.*., .1 president of tho United Mine Workers, is seen as he warned slee! executives, ii a speech de- ivercd at Washington, that "unlawful, ruthless tactics of former years will not be tolerated," and that he would invoke New Dcr.l labor legislation against them p n effect for the sake of fie children counties «*,iere forceil to clos? of lio Arkansas schools would be without H." It was difTicult to judge how this declaration, delivered in what b generally regarded as anli-sabs tax Icrritory. was received by his audience. The crowd was neither lar;>c nor demonstrative. • A con- fldr-rablc part of'it occupied automobiles parted in front of the COUL't'ilOUSL'. Claims Strong Support Senator .Tohnsnn. whose home is In Slar City. Lincoln county, in southeast Arkansas, said thai he went into Ihe 10-cornered "iiberna- lorial raco with the almost solid supporl. of Ins section of the slate and also with strong backin" at Fort Smith and elsewhere. Hc° expressed confidence in his prospects hill made it clear thai he would is „;.,.,., make no compromises wilh his con- L..,, 'L c victions in order lo win votes. His i F '„ ""^ only mention ot any of his oppa- ncnts in the racs was when he accused Secretary or stale Ed McDonald and senior John Ashl-y of attempting (o straddle the sales tax and Nybsrg amendment issue. "I won't dodge even if it beats me for governor," he declared, Indirectly he took a crack al fomc-of his other opponents when he said that there has been too much making of unfulflllablc promises in this campaign. Free te\t- liooks for Arkansas school children he declared, are impossible at this lime. They would cost from SI - COO.GM lo $1,500.000 a ye.-ir. he said and ivtcre is no such sum of moifi- available nor any place to get it He also condemned Ihe proposal to eliminate l»sliway bridge lolls as m., A«I!° ""Cavers of the state Benera ly and as , i|tfly to . fo ^._ ™. -StThc^^S ;°l b ^.^;.*• «*S £&«;• S CftLE ffii Visits Roosevelt--While A, I 7 , of L. Considers 'Action Against Him _ WASHINGTON, July 9. <UP>- rlie problems of American labor- lorn by the gravest crisis of iinny yccfs—were asain carried fcaforc President Roosevelt today in the liopc that he mlg-nl holp to provide a solution. John L. Lewis, leader of a r"- bellion splitting the ranks of .America's on;21 ii ze< ( workers, went un lo the While House while the <\m- encan Federation of Labor's "xe-u- tive council met on fue other side of town to consider proposals to omiaw the insurjcnl unions under _ Yesterday William Green, presides, of the Federation, conferred with Mr. Roosevelt prior to opcnln* of the cnuncil session at vhich a secret demand was made for suspension of the 12 rebel unions «mch form the Committee for Industrial Organization and are attempting to unionize the vast ste»l . The c. T. o. scefo one bi^ nnian in each industry, a method which o !">;! sc<1 . by the <lBn »'"ti»S craft A. New York Cotton Intrudes DCS-ire .Willingness of Politician's lo Sidetrack It To (itilm- or not lo linker seriously wit), ti, e Cniisllluliim Is an IEEUI: (hat lias cast its uil- wr-tri me shadow over the 10M election race. The bai'kjround ef (he Coiislllulion—the men ivlio framed it and what was in their minds when they fram- f d il: Ihe extent lo which il ac inlly ban been changed; and die Supreme Cr.uil battles that have heen and are being fuufhl ovrr il—thcs;. are rcvinvcil in :L foii;s of tlircc vital and timely iiiliHra wi-Htcn for Courier News I'y .John T. Flynn, noted author- rmiomisl. The lirel article follows. H}' JOHN' T. 1-T,VNN' ICopyrlaht. 1936, NEA Service Inc ) Politicians always try lo decide what |_s SUO s slllli , be |nll . c(1 about In elections. rjnt issues have a way of making tlicm-j Mies. One i'-suo has risen in 1 inis coisnlry. one set of politicians is mortally asainst it.' An- nther is mortally afraid of it But sooner or later it will become the Broal issue of the Umes-lrrepvesl ».Jle like the .slavery issue. This h Ilic question of Whether to amend the Constitution lo give <o Ihe central government, preat- er power ovrr economic Issues national in scope. Orgnntecd business is bitterly opposed to this. T |, c c ,. it ic.s of organized business are ca-crlv He nianding it. T]lc deeision ; Q \ « :p« Supreme Court have been merely sharpeninB up the problem..So "• is becoming increasingly.-. Important thai we should know asoul' our , Constitution, - whnt "it ••>. bow il came into beinj, 'what is . in il which these warriim ?raups are lighting about ' I-'civ Clauses Involved As u matter of fact, the M ,. C at ecnlroversic.s of the day do not imolve. the whole Constitution nicy revolve around just two or tnree clauses in it. They involve Hist Iwo central questions These Iwo cnirellons have lo d<i '» with the struggle of the federal government for power over cer.ain subjects; (2) the clash between what arc called -iRhts and ' property rights Claims Wages Raised as Result of Arkansas Colton Choppers Strike . MEMPHIS, July 9 (UP)—The Southern Tenant Farmers Union tcday declared a "successful end" to a cotton choppers strike which plantation owners contended never existed in reality. A statement from "the excelling council of the Southern'Ten- nn,l Fanners Union," hearing no ^nature, contended the union nils won two Important victories during Ihe strike called May 25 .•.The .statement-said: • '• , "First, It has.-' forced higher wages foi- thousands of 'day ''laborers. Second. 11 i,as 'demonstrated hal negro and white iworkers In Hie cotton fields have become tiwarc of their common interests and are willing to get logcllict- niul fight for them." The statement, contended wages were raised from 75 cents to SI lier day over a wide area and to ""'"- fc^onf " "-""y »' *o,,,e few" sentences""in the " F ? r t!lc nrst time ! " history a number of union contracts were signed with smaller land owners" -he statement said. A survey of plantation owners However, showed they had plenty or labor during the strike period at 75 ce.n's per day. Planters claimed there was litlle evidence or a strike except in widely scattered areas. The union refused lo divulge he names of Ihe planters who t alleged had signed union con- Iracls. ' are involved. They NEW Cctlcu | Jan ] Me.rch : May YORK. July closed barely ciir-rr hi< 1315 1245 I2W 12-13 i:!43 12-14 1337 12/55 12G7 I26B 1255 1260 n iur slr.icly. i low 1305 1235 1235 1235 1234 Spots clcscci steady at 132S, up 5. Spot Average Is I3.H The average price of 7-8 inch middling cotton on the ten spot markets today was 13.14: arcord- Cliicayo Wheat Constitution are found i.. 1. Arlicle 1, Sec. 10. pro-' limiting the impairment of the obligations of contracts; 2. Amendment " 5, piohibit- «IB the federal Rovcrnment from taking lite, liberty or property without due process of law; 3. Amendment 14, prohib- iHns Ihe stales from takinj; life, liberty or properly wilh- cut due process of law 4. Article 1. defining the 1) o w e v of the government over laxes. commerce and the "general welfare." Always the great issue Is—what did the- founding fathers mean when they wrote these scntcncss in the Constitution? Suprem-j Court ilself has said: "To dcler- ;mh:e the extent of the grants of I power we must therefore place oursilvcs in the position of the , j men who framed and adopted the °-* | Constitution and inquire what '4S ( m[Kl lm ' c understood lo be '47 ii mcani "B and the sco|>e of !IS ' e (!ranls -" iSoiith Carolina r,i !' s ' u - s - IM u - S. 437.) Tliere- fnrc let us bcsin by hying to find out what the framcrs were Ihink- uii; of when they wrote the Con- Drouth Basin Continues To Bake; No Relief Seen CHICAGO, July 9. (UP)—The great inid-Americaii drouth basin baked again to;lny under n bliwlii" sun, relieved only by lantiili/.lng showers. "There is no material change today In Ihe enlirc central stales district." Forecaster J. R, Lloyd of the C'nicago wealhtr bureau reported. "It's another slralcr,'-' lie '^?i Uealhs alti-lbntnble lo the wentii- er mounted to at least 235 as the heal wave moved across the prni- rie stales to fno cast, .Conserva- llvc e.vimates placed proiierly diimagc S.t more than $200000000 The clouds over northern Indiana a I'M Jllinols nre moving north laid will be dlsslpaled.before -golnis Very far, Lloyd said.-" Campaign Strntcgists Want Liquor Issue Final Ballot Off of [Mexican Worker Kills Eight, Then Suicides EAST CHICAGO, Ind., v ^-'r J-HU., ill] I < up i— Celestino p. c.onzales. July 9. '- Xlca " £tcp| worker, «ife and six c-nildren ^. ally, shot an.1 killed his governor's chances would be' home fellow ititullon. '•^presents Compromise Many misconceplions exist in > .~..i tj „,.,! u.n, ,ni;ui\i- ^^n minds about this. First we to the Blytheville Board ot aie Disposed to Ihhik of the Con°- - I slitiillon as a divinely inspired 1 inurnment, like the Scriptures. j fvcxl we think it was adopted first 1 as our great charter of human liberty. Then we Imagine lhat lC-3'1-2.100 5-8 10-n-S IM"r-R!"'f ^'"^ «'ere trying lo organ- a creat democratic govern- NEW i • , , , M\ B 101 78 IOG F? ' Ki 5-8 1017-S I0(, 1-3] I w Sept 101 1-2 lOfi 5-8 1C4 t-4 ICti V -^cbl ami the state ing of the slate's hig'nwa in (he estnblishmcnl O f' ..„. ,,,. ul ., upp^irtmont of public utiljti?*; irp ] promised, if elected governor lo! work for the fullest, state cooperation with fue federal government under the soil conservation nci nn:l 'n flcod control work. Livestock Cliicaf/o Corn Jrly Scp op™ 70 3-4 TC 1-8 ir-ih SI 3-4 70 low ID 3-4 70 1-2 close SI 5-8 7C 7-8 EAST ST. LOUIS. 111., July 9. • UP)—Hoi? receipts. fj.OOO. Top. 10.80. 110-230 Ibs.. 10.60-10.80. 140-160 Ibs, il.75-IO.6S. Bui ksows. 8.00-8.6S. Cattle, 2.500. Steers, 0.75-8.00. Slaughter steers, S.50-9.M. Mixed ycarlimjs nnd heifers GOO- 7.75. "lent, riadly written school lils- lovies and Fourth of July ora- lois have helpod us to confusions about our Constitution. Firsl as to the Inspired document. We would do well to remember that the men who framed the Constitution were pretty much like the group who would be =i-«ight together today to frame ja Constitution. They had different ideas of government, busl- ncf.s. .social questions. They reprc- licef cows, 4.00-5,00. Cutlers nncl low cutlers, 3.00-3,75. lnmy coml)1 . omis(;s No ,, c of th(!m (Conliiuicid On Page 8) , . a eow «orker and then committed suicide. Stock Prices YORK, July 9 (UP) _ decks, bonds and commodities advanced tcday In their rcspec- tivc markets. Steels, motors and utilities led the share market Cottcn futures rose to new highs since September. 1934. Wheat j closed up 3-8 to 1 1-g cents, corn <P 1-R to off 3-4 cent. caLs up '- 2 "»(l rye up l to I 1-s cents a bushel. Fcnbber futures .nade new highs r or 5is j. c|)rs j, ollds were led higher by railroad Issues. A T and T An?.ccnda Copper Bethlehem steel Chrysler Cities Service .....'. Ccca Cola General American Tank General Electric .. General Motors .'... International Harvester McKcsson-Robbins ... Montgomery Ward .. New York Central ....'.'. Packard Phillips Petroleum ...... Radio Corp ]' St. Louis-San Francisco Simmons Bed Elandard of N Texas Co U S Smelling U S Sleel ... Warner Bros Zonlte ,.,. 167 1-2 35 1-2 40 1-8 112 1-4 t 3-4 105 11-8 47 3-4 OS 81 ! 3-1 10 !-2 43 6-8 11 1-2 30 1-8 59 5-4 37 1-4 5S 5-8 OKLAHOMA CUT, July Q ( .jp, -GOT. E. w. Marlancl's cnmpa!«n strategists, plannhi!; a deterinii.tcl fiffht thrnufili tlie run-olT c-'in P,i!-3n aualnst ncpresenlatlve Joslv lees commandin.- | cn d in Hie Cemocratic senate rnce to-lay soiighl to keep the explosive Honor issue off the July ->s balt.A Developments came thick and In-st as Marlailcl pulled ahead of Octner Smith, Townscnclilc for the rni-olf position In the nc-jr- csl to an eyelash senate rv« the slate has seen In years Sources, close | o Ihe eovtmcr revealed that his strategists "fell Uir.t with repeal on Ihe ballot in the form of a hotly conUstcd amcyimcn', proposal and with Marlan/J an acknowlcdsed wet against Lcc. a personal dry, j], c ' Meanwliilc Smith hcadqua: : £rs hinted openly al demands for a recount. Returns from 3,374 precincts of the state's 3.411. gave Ihe follc'.v- ing vote for the four leaders in the Democratic senate race: Lee. 1G8.852; Marland, 120723- Smith, 119,465 and T. P Cicre 02,158, WASHINGTON, July 9 sharp increase focls " res banks through many farms in ., chain of federal land CAI.LANDAIi, Out'., July •) <UP> —Another Olomni bnby wns bom luday-a;..brothpr (o the fnmoiis Mrs, Olivn nionne. Ihe niollier, mitt' birth to the litlle son In the sniiie riinil . home where the quintuplets were bum on Mav 2« .1131. Dr. J. 13. I, Joyal. who nltcmlcd Hie bh-i'n of (lie clilld. said II arrived "In the early pan of Ihe morning." He wild "both molher and child lire doing well, Tlml's all i ctire to .say." Dr. Joyal refused to loll the weight of-fne baby but from other sources it wiis [cfirned thai it weighed iiboiil 8 .pounds, The baby boy In tin; nth O f t|, e Jlonnc! children. 'I'hc birth was [jytlclpulcct scv- •ml weeks ago bin all inepam- tions for il were sln-ouded In the ulmcst secrecy by Mr. and Mrs. Jionne. Aii(!i-y over the establishment of u uimrdlaushlp which left them .10 voice in care of the c|iilnlup- lefs they refused to have uny- "•'ng to do with Dr. Allen II. foe who ntlciulud at birth of the quintuplets n)U | has been their medical dtrculor ever since. High .Commissioner Will Killer Michigan Gubcr- nalprinl Campaign WASHINGTON, July 1) (UP)_ Prank Murphy, u. S. high commls- slonr lo the Philippine Commonwealth, announced today he lm« "•signed his insular post to enter fne Michigan gubernatorial ra ce He turned in his resignation nt a White House •conference M\\ President iiooseyell to be cllectlve '_j\Uhe pleasure of Ihc-clilcf execii- • President- Roosevelt announced he will hold the ' resignation in abeyance until September 6. On September 5 Itie president, will give Murphy a two months leave of nb- scnce wlthoul pay, which will permit him to enter the Michigan I-H- bcrnatorlal race/ The purpose of. 'noldlng up the resignation was to iprmll him to continue his work on .solution of problems of economic and soeln the Philippines. Murphy was the first American representative lo Ihe island EOV- ernmenl wlUcri was Inaugurated last November. His decision cume afle r considerable pressure had been excrlcd on him both lo resign tlip com- mlssionslilp and to retain It vlr- ., .... « -,.,,.. tv iuii\ii:ia UtKHH Murpliy to retain Ills present post Senator Confident He Will Win Rcnominalion Large Majority by WASiriNGTON. July S. (UP)Majority leader Joe T. Robinson Dem., Ark.) lefl the White House lodny expressing the .Villef that he would be renoniliintcd by a very large majority over his combined opposition, Robinson will leave for Ihe south = in two or three claj-s and called to bid goodbye to Mr. Roosevelt "We discussed mailers psrlaiii^ ing lo tnc campaign," he said, am confident that the ca Hrolher in Born Today To Fiimou;? Dioniio Sislct's this year 'he 53.000,- palgn will progress In a vcrV s" " ° abandonment the western dust s tsfactory way . i co ,mdenl ycxp-c of • to be renominalcd b v a verv ,o» niimi-jN, «,.-_ — _:^ , . / Grants Anolhet'i\1ontli;:-q( Life lo Slayers 'of Garland County Recluse LITTLE ROOK. July 0 (UP) — cd for 30 days the .execution'of Ayliff .Draper and Roy House, convicted on cliiirt'ts of murder and robbery of Tom Mciiser, ngcd Garland county recluse nncl money lender in November, 1035. which had been set for tomorrow. The governor's action followed a clemency hearing held yester :lny afternoon. "Because of complications al this moment due to the facl thai the court which sentenced these nen is not now in session II Is icccssary to postixinc Ihe execution," the governor said. "Wlth- n the next 30 days I will have read the transcript of their trial and will [iass on the application 'or clemency." Tom CoRbill, superintendent of fucker prison farm, said Ihe men received the 'governor's decision with cries of Joy, congratulating ;ach other. Tlie stntc supreme courl early this year denied lliclr appeals. Figures in Assault Case File Suits for Divorces Divorce suits were filed in chancery court today by Mrs. Gladys McGregor, prosecuting witness, and Johnnie W. Goforth",'defendant In a municipal court (rial of yesterday .Ooforlh was fined $10 for assault and battery for blows allegedly Indicted on Mrs. McGregor, 'nis housekeeper, at Uell. Goforth gave notice of appeal from the municipal court conviction. Mrs, McGregor is asking a divorce from Earl McGregor on the ground of indignities. Goforth is seeking a divorce from Mrs. Velma Goforth on Ihe ground of desertion Ed B. CoDk Is attorney for both plaintiffs. Mrs. Kathleen Ryan has filed n divorce suit against Woodrow Ryan, on tiic ground of desertion. R, s. Hudson of Manila is counsel for Mrs. Ryan. .. .I ply of poison foi use hi combatl ling the pests In the meantime he recommends tlml fnuneis whose fields me badly infested, cllstribiite n potai mash consht IIIB of one pound of Pmis Gieen 25 pounds of wheat bran, two miarts of cheap mola-ssci sK lemons or omnges incl two to three gallons of watci 'ihc mash should be distributed in infcstM areas in the early morning nt th'c: rate of 10 lo 12 pounds to the acre. Slock and poultry should be kept away from It. - Other (,'uiinlics Threatened MEMPHIS, July 0 (UP)— Hungry grasshoppers 'moved deeper Into the Mid-South loclay and Ihrealencrt lo do rnoic dimagc than the icccnl drantli 'Hie attack centered in Arkansas. R>rm ngcnts reported to the United Press that damage htul been most severe in the northwest corner of the slnte. The Arkansas extension service warned of Ihe threats today nnd moved quickly lo take cooperative action with county agents. The grasshoppers' now have reached the rich cotton lowlands of casl Arkansas In large numbers, a survey showed today. Farm Agent A. li.iyboru Sullivant, of Craighead county, Joiies- boro, reported slight damage in. several parts of the county but feared considerable damage soon. He planned n survey tomorrow to determine conditions. Agent W. A. Adams, of St. Frnncls county, Forrest City, said Hint county suffered an attack, about two weeks ago but that the heavy rains of a week ago caused the grasshoppers to leave farm crops for the more tender blades of grass. bowl was forecast today by high Pnrm cials. Credit Administration ofli- 10 I-8 ( May New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS. July 9 (UP— The cotton market broke slimulv in the last few minutes of tir.d- ini? and nearly $1 a bale was wiped off earlier gains. The rliac was barely steady, fovr jiolnls lower to 11 higher. The break uas attributed to reports thai new erop cotton was moving to inar- bet in large volume and that Kcvernment loan cotton was being released. open high low close July 1302 1328 1287 130-lb Oct 1238 1260 1231 1244 Dec 1238 1262 1230 1M5 J"'i 1238 1255 1238 11!44 March 1238 1202 1223 1347 1238 1262 1230 1249 Spots closed steady ot 1324, oil 0. niajority over my combined oppo- \Vliilc Sox Booster Rewarded PORT CLINTON, o. (UP)—For years. Jake Lorenzcn, state liquor store manager, has been a booster! for the Chicago White Sox. Louis ' Ccmlskcy, clrb owner, henrd of Lorenzcn, ani! scnl him a baseball carrying antograplis of every (cam member. Extra Copies of Special Edition Still Available The Courier News is still nble to fill orders for extra copies of last week's 64-page Mississippi County Historical and Progress edition. The price Is 10 cents per copy with an extra charge of 8 cents per copy for moiling. Negro Is Accused 6i Stealing Farmer's Cowj Clarence Slaton, negro, was jailed here today by Arch Mndsey, deputy sheriff, charged with the theft of a eow from another negro, Jim Pinning, who lives on the Jack Trimue farm north of Yarbro, last night. i Staton sold Ihe cow to n local vllestoek dealer tcday an;| the animal was identified as the property of Pinning. Sentiment Saves Bell STANTON. O. (OP)—An old bell! in the stsnlon school will continue to Summon pupils to the classrooms despite the protests of cilizcns who said the peal disturbed their rest, The school beard sided wilh another grouy of residents who argued that the bell should be kept for sentimental reasons, WEATHER — Pair and continued warm tonight and Friday. Memphis and vicinity—mtr and , continued warm tonight and Friday, i The maximum temperature here yesterday was 90. minimum 74 clear, according to Samuel p. Norris,' official weather- observer. Some Dcsh notion' AP ready 0 c c u i i cd and • More Is Fcated Warning was Issued to fanners ot Mississippi county today by J O. Fulleiton county nutnt, that Ilicy mny soon lm\e to comlnt serious BUL'-shoplici Infcslitlon The 'hoppers iuu e oJicndy done some diinuiKO In this countj. Mr. Piilleiton was utilised by lelcphonu IhLs moininu by C O liandull, acllng nisLslanl directoi of the iigilculliiial extension wr- vice of the college of agriculture, thnl corn and cotton weic be- Ini! destined by jj'ns.5hoppers In noilhwestcin coiinlks and that Ihe plniuic niipiirently was moMiiK eaitwarU. >; Within the pasl to liaj'i theie imvu been sciloiis localised out- brniks of i.'invshoppei Infeslnllou at 'a numbei of point, noitheist of Blylhevllle. Ciop dcitructioii has been icported on the fium of W. U. Talc, In the Walkei lake eotinminlly, on the J o Dllh lilnce at Bainclcl and on Di' r. A. Doblnson'i farm neai Aimoiel Last weeks lain tippaiently p 10 - viiicti n lempouiry check upon tile 'hoppeia but they aie still lircscnl In Imge immbci.s nncl new outbreaks aie likely ; A numbei of ic.i[deiils of, i the clly.of nijthevlllo liuve rcpoitccl destruction of tlicli Iloweii by BiaMhoppcis nnd.lheio liuve "also been instances of d mlngo to clothes hung out to diy where the Insects weTe nmneioiii Mr. Pnllciton asks tlmt all es •of : .seiioiis gias.-,hqp]x:r dam- HBP.: lie rcpoltcd piomptly'.to |,Ii ollice. He t |,j, that] Oii- ^fccleial liepartinenl of agilciiltino is tak- 1"B an Interest In the situatio Wife Wills Husband Two Rooms, Rent Free' SALEM. Mass. (UP) —Clarence Pike is set for life—at least for his living quarters. Mrs. Hattie Nt. pike, his wife, willed him two rooms in their home for life, free of rent, the use of the exits to the rooms, the lisa of land connected with the house, and "reasonable use of the bathroom and rooms other than bedrooms." The residue. : 'of her estate was left to a niece.

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