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1 A .'/It! T 1 M> , VOL. XLI—NO. 242 Blythevllle Dally Newj Courier TUE DOMINANT NfWBPAPEK LE COURIER NEWS Jt'APKK OK NORTHEABT AllKANOin .»^ o.^™, ** *•»-* > f ^.^ ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI MONDAY, JANUARY 1, 1915 ^^^^ , , POTTONWGS DEEPER INTONAZTCMBI TODAY'S WAK ANALYSIS V Great Postwar Problems Face Allied Nations •By DAVID WEEKS United Press Staff Writer The year 1045 promises to brii to an end one of the world's greatest straggles. 'But It also will mark the beginning of an even create one. Tlie united Nations stand on tin verge of winning the war in Europe. Ahead lies the more enormous task of winning the peace. Victory in the war is almost wholly a military problem. Victory Jn the peace is a complex maze of political, economic and social problems that will lax the ability, ingenuity and patience of our leaders Some of thc'problems have cropped up in the midst of the war. The Polish boundary dispute, the Greek civil war, Italy's cabinet difficulties. But these arc the only samples of the strong undercurrent of new nnd strange forces that will burst upon the world with tremendous complications when the shoolim, stops. Let's try to take a look at the ' prospects for 1945 one at a time. Victory First The first part of the year will be devoted largely to Ihe military job of beating Germany lo her knees. At the same time, there almost certainly will be now attempts on the part of our leaders for a meeting of Die minds on the larger problems that will come up at the peace table. Expert opinion varies on the date of Germany's collapse. It runs from optimistic estimates of early sprlnc to pessimistic estimates of late summer or Cull.- The average seems to he around June. Moreover, there are grave suspicions that Grcmany's collapse may not be sharply defined. That instead, the war may deteriorate toward the end until It finally becomes guerrilla warfare with no formal German surrender, only an Allied announcement that organized resistance has ceased. Whenever it comes, the wheels of the new struggle will start churn- h"i?i ThB.-problems are - mountain ; First, there 'is the job of lifting Germany from her own grave and restoring order ,oiit of chaos. Her factories and mines must be restarted to provide employment and furnish civilian goods. Thousands of leaders must be found lo take over local government under the Allies. A new financial structure must be created. In short, a whole new system or living must be built for the German people. Even thai will.only be scratching the surface A multitude of other problems such as who owns what in Germany and what stolen loot must be returned to other nations, will not lie settled for many ycars after the war Territory To Be Claimed While this is going on, the voices of millions of Europeans will be clamoring for attention. There is great danger of an epidemic revolutions in the little countries Romania has claims against Hu; gai'y. Hungary wants n chunk of Bulgaria. The Bulgarians demand a slice ot Greece!'Czechoslovakia po- innd, Belgium, Holland, and France may lay claim to German soil. Spain may toss out Franco." Many other- peoples may rebel n°ainst their leaders and demand vast changes in government. Communism versus Capitalism faces its greatest political test. There's the problem of tremendous reconstruction in a wrecked world. The reconstltution of a shattered economy on a whole continent. Not lo mention the job of untangling the social snarl the Germans inflicted by dislocating 20 million human beings in the con- QUcrcd countries. ,, For America, the job may be even more ticklish, Europe has been wrecked and can start rebuilding from scratch. But America must Interrupt the most tremendous wartime economy that ever existed nnd shift over to partial peacetime economy without causing excessive disturbance. Without throwing millions out of work, without nose- diving into a depression. We'll still have a war to fight in the Pacific. We must keep n hand in the re-establishment of Europe. And at the same time, we must set in motion the vast wheels of re- conversion. More government controls than ever may be r.ccessarv to avoid an internal breakdown in "this country. None of these problems can wait. They are only the overall tasks lhat our leaders must tackle. Multitudes of lesser ones, nil fitting into the same pattern of a changing world, will rise to plague the arbiters. The forces of world change dammed up through five years of war, will break like a flood. And the world will change. For better or for worse, depends on the forsightcdness of the men who mould Ihe changes. Tlie building and equipping of a big battleship requires 100,000 tons of ingots. Workers Search For More Dead In Train Wreck 50 Believed Killed, 100 Injured In Crash Near Ogden, Utah OGDEN, Utah, Jan. 1. (OP)-The rising death toll of one of Ihe nation's worst train wrecks has ushered in the New Year on a grim note. Officials estimate that 50 persons many of them sailors and soldiers! were killed and a hundred more Injured when two sections of the crack I nclfic Limited cr.ished near o K cten Utah, and the death toll is expected ,™i C ' S i CUC (sqllads ' equipped with icelylene torches, today were cut ting through the twisted steel of four coaches that were telescoped when the sections smashed together on the run to San Francisco. And t was feared that the coaches mav contain the bodies of new victims of the wreck which railway officials ire nt a loss to explain. There are many Instances of individual suffering as the death list vill attest. But perhaps the most ALLIED .Ihck. by the U. S. Jan. ! (O.r,)— Tht' j lci Army Against the German counter nfr«ulv« Percy Wright, James G. Coston Are Named Deputy Prosecutors 0^m^°^^^^^ ^ ^n.o t serve; in Mississippi Count ragic results of the accident vhen an entile family was out in a single instance.- wos wiped ju5i;ince." . A Southern Pacific brnkeman rom Sparks, Nev., Leroy Porter ind his wife died in the saine coach' And at the same instant death id the couple's two young daughters, and Mrs. Porter's broth- r and sister-in-law. The first section of the limited ros pulling two empty hospital cars nanned by Army Medical Aid men' And a group of these Army medics rgnnized into small units to give n-the-spot first aid to ninny of he injured, Officials ..praised the Doughboys and snid their promi vork probably saved many lives. ^ Even as olficials waited for the mal toll In the train wreck,:a Unlt- Mr. Hale, son of Mr. and Mrs, E A, Hale -of Ihls city where he was -was sworn In office by Clr- IH °" '-' B. Harrison at the cuit Judge . court house here. Mr .-Wright, who has practiced aw in Blythevillc since June 1930 ' stt "j; vjn 'e "Is second term as city "" '' CCleClWl '° , d Press survey shows that 27 more id-sons lost their lives in weekend iQliday traffic accidents -ould-be killed Buring 1 'the .'holiday 'Pnt-Pti/'I - J Weather ARKANSAS-Partly cloudy and colder today. Tiicsdny fnir nnri continued cold. iarham To Seek Office In April Announces Candidacy : For Municipal Judge Jn Coming Elecfion George w. Barham, for many cars an attorney in BlytheviJle oday announced he would be a can'' idate for office of Municipal Judge' o be filled in the April election ' n i'"r S e!eCti °"' " J' K 'g<! Will be named for three years, the unex- plred term of Doyle Henderson who today became tax assessor of Mis- slsslppi County. By election to a county office, Mr Henderson could no longer serve n^ municipal judge. .Well known throughout this sec- lion, Mr. Barham came to Missis s.ppi County in 1913 from Fannington. Mo. He was associated with his brother, A. i* Barham of Osceola in practice of law for a brief time when he decided to rcenter law school After graduating from I BW schoo , he "mcd to O: ola in low where he practiced law until 1917 when he moved to ManlhT He became n citizen of Blythevillc n August, 1919, when he opened a law office here. His political life began i n i 025 omce ™ ClC " C 'V" iCC j <"^ «» ojuce now expanded into Mimi»i pnl Court. 'vuuuci- Hc held that office for four until -•—•--• -- - - luur judge. Practicing law continuously except for the lime he served as conn ly judge, Mr. Barnaul's other Ii Because his new position is appointive he can-continue to hold the elective position pf city tittor- thus making him represent >, , t " e , st ? t <-' and municipality in Municipal Court session.?. Reared In Blylhe'ville, where he was graduated from high school in . , ' ne "Wended university O f Arkansas, Fayetteville. He lived-In Caruthcrsville, Mo., a number of years, during which time he was connected with' Standard oil company and studied lav. , nA3d 'V iltecl '° the b!lr ln January, 9J8, lie soon returned home to enter .-the practice of law. ; .- I tL Wrlgllt atui llis family'live at 906 West Ash. Mrs. Wright is the .former .Miss Mary. K.- Marshall ?l:, c ,¥U'>mville, and they: have S.son-aud daughter, D6n, 15, • and Dorothy, 14. • Graham Sudbury, deputy for tlie past four .years under Marcus Fietz of Jonesboro who was defeated in he August election,' will continue to practice law here. He is partner of C. M. Buck Jn (he law firm Bur-land Sudbury. Mr. Coston succeeds L. c. H Young of Osceola who will continue to practice law with his brother A. W. Young, in ihe firm of Young and Young, and also operates his farm at Gridcr. The new deputy at Osceola member of a pioneer family there having long been a partner with his father, the late J. T. Coston prominent attorney. After attending school In Osceola, he was a student at Morgan Preparatory School at Fayetteville Tenn., and Vandcrbllt University Nashville, and University of Michigan, "Ann Arbor, where he < graduated. A world War 1 veteran, he long has been active in American Legion circles. For a number of ycars he has written n column for the state legion paper. Defiant Hitler Breaks Silence Pledges That Germany Will Not Capitulate ' To Armies Of Allies ' LONDON, Jan. l (up, _ A(1 ^ Hi ler has hurled defiance nt the ' Allies in a passionate New Year's' Day .address to the German people, of mor f "'• brc8kl " B a slle " c " of mor c than rive months, n , s old-style rabblc-rouslns *„,, i ,- l)inlc| -"r> preceded speech, fi ve mmtltes of (1 rn- In Jap Capital, Enemy Reveals U. S. Superfortresses From Bases At Saipan And China In Action By Hulled Press . The Japanese report new B-2D attacks oh Tokyo. An enemy broadcast says single Superfortresses from the Marianas cruised over Ihe j, lp C n ])Un | „ times between lo p.m. ima night llll[( 6 o'clock this morning, Juin.ncse time, dropping bombs that stnrlcd Another bronrtcnst reports lhat two other Superfortresses, Ihcso from the Chlna'nrea, •ppcarcd over the Japanese base Island of Kyushu today, without dropping explosives. There wns no Immedlnle Washington continuation of th u reported new assault.,- on Tokyo, Washington sun has to acknowledge raids' asnlml Tokyo and Nngoya nmdo over Ihe weekend „ n, arc building up n nnvy lllcr whom they claim hns shot down 12 Bumsr- forls, and nil by himself. . On the Burma doiit mi Allied comiminltmc this mornini; nnnouiic- cd that British troops, advancing toward the port of Akyal) Imve cnii- liired a village 36 miles aljove the the - cial of board of First Chris- he now Is nn elder For 10 years he served as nrcsl dent of the Mississippi Countv Ti berculosis Association ns par of Is public health work In which helo ng has been interested. g Mr. Barnaul's announcement i* candidate for this office is the first to be made. When interviewed today concerning his election l, c said- My wide experience ns city c cty wh eh I Tied me for this position, , V111KJ1 , regard as most important because it doals with law enforcement If c ected I will preside at nU Sons of Municipal Court nnd will study each case conscientiously," Can Always Count on 'Fm S 3 *™ (W >- T »° "ttle red with . sohoolhouscs were bursllng iatriotlsm when the Sixth War Loan Drive rolled around, students %,M * °", cn tllclr nlsey banks a"'' •shelled out $504,000 for war bonds on a designated School noml Day.' County Officers Sworn In Today Harrison and Morris Administer Oath To Group This Morning Mississippi County oflicials took over their duties today for Ihe next two years, after having been sworn into office by Circuit Judge Zai B Harrison nnd Harvey Morris Circuit Court Clerk. There was no formal ceremony Judge Harrison administered oath of office to Mr. Morris early this morning nnd the clerk then swore In Doyle Henderson, who became county tax assessor, and Miss Delia Purtic, who became county trcas- •Judge Harrison later, at Osceola administered the oath of office to Hale Jackson, rcclectcd Sheriff and Collector, and T. W. Potter, reelectccl County Court Clerk. . .."• County Judge Rolancl Green reelected, was to be sworn,Jn inter today. Numerous deputies, constables and justices of i«ace also were sworn in at the court house here by Mr. Morris nnd at Osceola by Judge Harri- Gosnell Couple Parents Of First New Year Baby , 1 . 9 ! 5 b!lby rc " 5orl « d hoc M M ivlan Cal ' ml <>ta Couch, weighing seven pounds, was born to Mr. and -Mrs. Dempsey Couch nt «•«. n ',V 0day . at the fam "y Home ucst of Oosneli. ° r - J '- TWwell has the honor of ehn,i - a ? d(Mrs ' Coilch hove ai other child, a two-yeni-old datigl.ter. ' . July 30, 194-1, obviously weighed heavily „„ Ule p,,,,. hrcrs mind. He lost no lime h, bringing it „„_„.,„„, , lls l ,™ n Vrs mat since the assassination, al- «npi }ie had been compelled to rte- >ne task: the direction of the^fate 0 ul struggle of his nation Hitler Ihen launched Into a IOIIE lorror story O f Allied , plans for ijcrniany. He said the Americans, Britons and Russians want to wipe out tlie entire German people-and destroy the heritage of 1000 years of Reich culture. For this reason, said the Fuehrer the German nation Is resolved to crush everyone who opposes It or wants to weaken its will to fight on. He then laiintcd the Allies about what he said were Ihcir expectations of nn early Nazi collapse. And he recalled his statement to the Rcichslng in Hi39 that Germany would never be beaten by military IJIllcr admitted that the past yenr was one of his greatest burdens ire mentioned the loss of Finland Ro- mnnin nnd Bulgaria, nnd said 'their collapse meant the war k now a struggle of life or death lor Ocr- He pointed (o the millions of Germans now digging trenches, and the millions of others forming new divisions and armies. These efforts he shouted, will continue until the Allies recognize that Germany Is unbeatable. Hitler also delivered his usual blasts or haired for the Jews, and contempt for Democracy, saying Our enemies do not know-what they are righting for, except for ll>« Jews; what, however, we arc figh't~ i"g for In clear lo u.s all- For the "reservation or the German human being, our fatherlaiio. our thousand Mar-old culture and for lh c chll- lio'p!e n " d " rand ~ ChlItlrCn of our He said 1944 was lhc year th-it Proved the Nazi social Wens right «« ng. "rt was the year which fle- f nitcly proved (hat Bourgeois so"' V , : IE?* 1 " ." »™« '"C S crm not L ° l g 0 the Sl!Uc whlch to truc socla ' or* way to chaos The e c of liberalism has ended The opmion that the people's £t o7n would be met by parliamentary _ In the Pacific, Admiral Nlmllz says the wnr against Japan will reach Us toughest phase once Ihe Americans Invade Hie Asiatic niiiln Imul, ns they'nrc, going'io do. Wlmll^ the commander of the Pacific fleet, says the war will be tar from won .when we reach our objective. He p.-ecllcU that ns the nonths roll by we will move nearer and nearer IA the ,]ap empire, reach- ;fe^^'^:^^oh,,a 1)Ur • Meanwhile, Nlmlf/.' planes 'arc knocking chips «,,t of the enemy's bases In the Pacific, notably that nt Iwo Jlina in UK- Volcano Group. TWO, ?i h "» l! o n ' 01 ', , Jni) llo ">l>crs attacking he B-23 strips nt'Galpnn. now hns been hit. for tlie 22nd nnd 33rtl straight days. Our ntcrs arc concentrating on iilr strips. 'General Mac Arthur's nh-inen In the Philippines are concentrating airstrips nnd on Uizon, In nddlt to widespread sweeps 'against Jap shipping. ' And once again MncArthur gives evidence of the terrific casualties suffered by the Japs in trying to roll up our campaign on Lcytc. Mnc- Arthur plnccs the enemy losses at close to 118,000 troops. on ition Whitner Heads Insurance Firm Resident Of Florida Will Return To City To Succeed Sherrrck The General Insurance Agency lias bqcn taken over by nlppen W Whitncr, resident of Blythevllle in 1932 nnd long active In this section, who Is moving here from St. Petersburg, Fla. He replaces U «l> enth^ soulhe.n-V^'of-AHIe.Mir" 1 C0> "" r ° U Combs Appointed Court Reporter tj) ; vder : KH!pi:!gh v: • New court re/mrt'c'r to serve this district Is Ted Combs of Mnrlon, who has been appointed to that position by Special Judjje Walter KillouBh of Wynne. Mr. Combs succeeds Harold Stlil- nain.of Wynne. , for seven years llu> official reporter with .the.Department ot Justice in Memphis, Mr. Combs n h,, formerly wns connected with the Chicago -Hornld-Exniiilner anil As- saclnlcd Press lii New York City .:Mr. Combs spent today in niythe- VI c, after having begun his new . Sherrlck, who hns moved Memphis. to lhc then, for pei lime since IhTYugusT'Say 0 when his Panzer divisions rolled across the Polish border inter intoned the seven-word' wn- man'licloryr "'" e " U W ' th °«" frank Tiller Dies Frank. Tiller, formerly connected with Lltjorty Grocery here, died this morning in Memphis. Stricken 111 two years ago, lie had been confined to his bed since that time. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at Cosmopolitan Funeral Home in Memphis, muliii will he made. Mr. Whltner also hns n Gencrnl Insurance Agency in St. I'ctcrs- •and for Ihe past 13 years has associated with the Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York City as supervising assistant ind field reprcscntntivcs covering ihe Memphis trade territory which Includes Blythevillc. For a number of years he also was associated with the W A Gage nnd Co., cotton firm as traveling representative and assist- "nt to the credit manager. A World Wnr I veteran, he Is a member of American Lceton and St. Petersburg Exchange Club. Mrs, Whilner and family plan to Join Mr. Whltner here when he obtains a home. The former Miss SSf? H ° Ward of Mc| nphls, Mrs. Whilner is a niece of Dr I n Johnson. Their daughter Miss Peggy Whilner, attends St. Petersburg Junior College and their sort Flipped Whilner Jr., 1C Is school there. ' In Internal Revenue Office Will Reopen Here Jan. 8 The Internal Revenue office In the Lynch Building will be closed ail this week, it \\s-, announced by Ebb H. Carson, deputy collector who with other officials in this department in Arkansas will attend a conference In Little Rock at which provisions of the . new income tax law will he discussed. The local office will reopen Jan. 8. Tlie loiiRue has. 1(! muscles, and t takes nil of ihom the Idler "E." to pronounce ,:s Hold Western Part Of Budapest MOSCOW, Jan. 1 <UP>—Moscow rntllo says Soviet troops now Imvc practically all ihe western part of Budapest In their hands. That's the area known as "Budn" which Is on Die west bank of the Danube where a last-ditch garrison of Axis troops is being pounded lo extinction by Red Army tanks, planes, artillery and Infantrymen. 'Hie Moscow broadcast says Hint fires In Budapest are so numerous that the entire city seems lo be allntne. Tiic official German news agency DNB lins inken cognizance of the nusslnn charge that two ftussinn pence emissaries were shot In cold blood by tlie Germans In Budapest. DNB denies the whole thing, nnd claims It Is "nil obvious iirapagaritlti lie from beginning Lo end." Holland Presides Over Municipal Court Session V. G. Holland, who today assumed the position of Municipal Court Judge, this morning presided over his first court session In that position. Only a few cases on the city docket were tried. l Judge Holland wns sworn In by Circuit Judge Znl B. Harrison shortly before court opened. He will serve until the April election, when the office will be filled with Ihc'poslUon made vacant by the fonheVJudge, Doyle Henderson becoming county lax assessor. Officers Study Death irUMBOLDT, Tenn., Jan. I. (I)!' Police here today are stilt trying to unravel the mystery of the dcalh or 51-year-old Acrn A. Cathey, Hiun- l»ldl farmer. His body wns found on the highway near the country club here r.irly Sunday. H wns badly battered and there was a bullet hole in ills Hale Appoints t r Deputy.'In Joncsboro ; Homed By Prosecutor; Others Announced Appointment, of''deputies O seue in Northeast .Muiisni counties wero, announced hcie today by Jiutlos Ctidl Ilalc of Muloii, who attorney Tn addition to nnpolnlmuiU of 'oi-oy Wright.of Jllylliovllle nnd nines G. or Osccoln lo servo In Mississippi County, he nn- S™ 0 ^. n|IpolnllllenUBl « <te Ivy C. Spencer or Joncslioro on- poncnl of Mi-. Hale In u, c first prl- ™,^'; 7'" scrvc '" Crnlghcnd county In a poslt'.-m made vacant by the former deputy entering the mined forces some lime ago W. M. Burnett of Marion in u, c :>cw deputy for Crltlcndcn Countv succeeding ,;. H. spears of Tin-roll] In Greene County, George Bullei il continue In the posltbu lo which he wns appointed by Mr. Appointments of deputies In ClaM nnd Poinsetl Counties have, not been _mndc. ft is expected within a few Von Rundstedf Also Launches Counter-Drive Gcrmani Attempting To Cut Supply Line Of U.S. Third Army I'ARIS, Jan l (Upj-Allied headquarters reports that General Poltolrt Third Arm, ha, pushed "head anotlun tuo miles, all alon° " ,,T V t", trtlle fronl ' ln * "envlly «m csli4 ww offensive west of ° """ "^ was '«««*£ J ni1 kept under *f«Pl riornin,, to obtain maximum surprise idvmUges earning «f(er the capture of * , ' e Thhd Army drive further restricts tlio °« rm "» MPP'y cprridor that Liito a>potchcs from the front tit, if" t th&t , Mar!lhttl von Kiuid- — «,,°f 'V, vc lRuhche<l ""Hr counter-attack against p,,t- tho past 72 hours Infantry men m he the • ^ CUt Pronto supply T atrctcllln K "P from town O t Arlon N'lJ.i.I.ow Tanks Another 18 enemy tank.? hruo >cen wiped .out !„ German ,,t tempi, to slice through ™B Third S '/"" ru » tetwe™ - Bastognc Jusl yMtol(tliy mans lost 25 other Innks n n similar attempt Yet, Oermnn effort, have so fai won completely' unsiicccMful Hie encmjs wihloi offcmhc Is wlin6 , .he Ger A,. A|r ° f " l ure out hi full *n»rim,n offensive w 1 will lie announced dayi:. There 1ms been no deputy In Cross County for the past two years, with Ihe prosecuting attorney not having any assistant there nnd DH.5 practice sill be continued by Mr. Itale. Mrs. Marie Holland of West Memphis has been appointed grand jury stenographer by Mr. Hale Described As Unsatisfactory MEMPHIS, Jan. 1 (U.P)-An announcement yesterday by the United States Employment Service here that It would no longer furnish farm labor for- sections ot Arkansas and Mississippi near here hns evoked criticism of officials from lhc two slates. Officers say It appears that Cnth- y wns shot, robbed and then placed on lhc highway nnd driven over with a car. His empty purse was found several feet away. Survivors include ils widow, three daughters and a Area Wnr Manpower Commsi- sloner Hugh Mngevncy, ot Memphis, says that USES Farm Labor offices in Memphis to furnish workers for Arkansas and Mississippi me closed because the two stales have not renewed WMC contract,-;. east 40 Imlf-trnck caVric-7,, "or Yr'-" «I supply tiucks v,erc knocked In slmllai raids jesterday Mr Blows Driller, (i wcim, the big an blows gn nst Germany are being stiiick Bain today by 1 American heavy lombers from British bases And* HhoiiRli Allied headquarters does- it announce (aigels foi tahy's 'I"., Ule German rail!.-) says u. S. bomber formations were Ightcd over, the. Hanover and' nrqnswilk.areas, while other four- •= ngineil bom.bers ..were ..•spoiled en ' oule toward-Mclkienburg - ^' All .three; elite arc major Ger- nnn wnr,.production and .'rnilrond centers.;. -. •••,.; ,. . ... That's'.the 1 .Bciunl battle .picture on the western ,front v this .iriornlhlj." But Allied headquarters lins added grim details.on the mnss murder of approximately-115 American soldiers nnd . of fleers by the .Nazis near the Belgium town of .Vfnl- medy. ...••'••...-.. '.- >'•Headquarters says our men were lined up six.abreast by the. Germans after their capture. Then enemy soldiers .passed through the lines, disarming our men and tak- liiflr their valuables. Suddenly n guard began firing at the dtsa.rmed.Americans, tor no apparent reason.. He was Joined by,' tanks firing their ; mnchine' gur.s v nnd other German .soldiers firing small arms.- . . .Of some 130 American soldiers In the group, only is managed lo escape the f*fszi massacre and re- . lurii to American lines where they told their story. Allied official? say the strongest possible protest has been sent to the German high- command, thru neutral sources. : Mississippi Extension Director L I. Jones says lhat the reason his flnlc didn't renew Its contract Is because "The'service hnsn't been entirely satisfactory." Says Aubey D. Gates, Arkansas nssislant extension director, renewal of the contract for the service nt tills time of the year would be a waste of money. Although much cotton remains to be taken from Arkansas nnd Mississippi farms, both Jones and Gates say the workers being furnished from the Memphis employment office wpirt work in the fields. Deputies Named To Serve Under New Treasurer.';•< Miss Delia . Purtl c ;. who becam'b county treasurer today, announced ler deputies loday for the offices at Blyllieville and Osceota. Mrs. Peggy Jones .Wagner, daiigh- ; tcr of Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Jones, will serve as deputy here and Miss Mar/orie Doyle will continue in that position at Osceola, which is .•> part-time job. The Blythevilie deputj, »he w'll! begin her new work ne\t week after having sened as secretary at Blythoville High Schcol, succeeds Miss Mary Adah Robinson, who resigned lo study in Ne* York city Miss Doyle has served In the Osceola office for the past four years. Miss Purtle' succeeds t Capt. Jack Finley Robinson now serving 6ver- scas, ...having been, elected in the Augwi primary. A deputy linder the former county : treasurer, she has been in cliarpe of the Office since he entered the service' two years - -

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