The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 13, 1938 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 13, 1938
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VOLtJJIK XXXV—NO. --18. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS ifIE DOMINANT NEWStMPEft OF NORTHEAST AttKANSAR iwi-k enii<i<uc<i,a>n ».rof,^, m . Dlytlieville Courier BK/tlievlllo Herald Mississippi Valley Leader Blylhevllle Dally News Britain Makes Determined Bid To Avoid Cenlnil European Conflict fun llv Unileil flrcot liritaln threw her .':tieii)jth behind European today while In the fur east Jajiiui, struck wllh redoubled military fury in lic-r conauesl of China. The British bid—backed by powerful air rearmament—lo prevent o German war on e/cclmslovakl» v.ns far more determined than expected. Kourad Hciileln, Czech Nun! Icarlrr and mouthpiece for Adolf Hitler, new (o London (o discuss German nilnorily demands wllh "cerlain groups"—presumably government olflciiils. t'l-'tfl Ill's ambassador stf-rnly NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI HI.-YTIIKV1I,UO, ARKANSAS, KRWAY, MAY 13, I'm Con rl Provides An Obsiacta LI I I'LE HOCK. Ark., M«y 13._ Mystery surrounding the Identity of an Karl i>as-e uiol Ihe sUUe treasurer) whu <|mdili«l 'niesduy as u tandidnti! for die nemocnuic nomination for state land commissioner, appeared near solution yes- lerduy when Judge John L. liJi-d- «*• vacated 11 two-monlh-old Randolph Circuit court order chumiim? the name of Charles llyslop of |>«- calKJiHus to -Karl 1'age," Erie V. Hoyl ol Ponihontiiji hw- yer for Hyslop, Immedlnd-ly moved to reinstate the order and a linilir-i- hearing was ordered lor M-iy •'(! Hoyl would not discuss tin' "ined tl'o Berlin :f for a MitU-iiienl, Twa I'Jctlijf.s- Filed A corrupt pniclices pledge signed by mi iniidentllled Hurl Pn-e wns delivered «i Secretary of Slule C. Hall's txnce Monday bv ,-i man 'in Mr. linn said lived ;i | ]\K-Ul hpndis. Inn whose nmne thi> olliclal old not know. He ivas in the midst government Hint war «jth the Czechs probably vm-lil c-nd in a general conflngrn- lio:i In which the Anglo-French ("nil ination would oppose Ger- mnn". fill another restraint on Oer- rnnn expansion by force in central Furrpe wn-i forecast from Vatican City, where it was said Pope Pius vn« prcp'-ing to deliver soon a - vienrom til lack, on the Nav.i alti- : H'de tomml tlie Roman Catholic cliurcli. Hitler rn his recent, visit to Pane did not see the pope, as I if customary for foreign rulers, j One reason for British determination to force peaceful seltle- r»rm i<t Em-one's quarrels was that I he China war appeared to have I entered a new Following severe reverses for the Japanese! mwdeis the Tokyo government innraed men. warships, airplanes mid munitions for tin unprecedented offensive. Today powerful Japanese armies were wrecking defense lines in north China, where the Chinese 1'nd cnnceutriUed hundreds of tl'ourand<i nf troops along the im- portnnt lunshai railroad. Japan- em claimed the road would be A 'Return' From the Gn ivc Tuesday Secretary Beloit Taylor of Ihe Stiito Democrat:-: Committee received through (he niiiil a party loyally pledge and a cashier's check tor Mr. 1'nRe's ballol fee. The letter was mailed in uule H OC |< |,,, t a search through Pulasfcl county lax records showed (hut (he .state treasurer Is the only Eui-1 Page in this comity who is a (iimlificd elector and hence eligible lo seek public olllce. mt within 24 hours, tremendous. Casiinllies Former Georgia Governor To Try For Senate Seat Bill To Give U. ,S. Most Powerful Nation In History Passes WASIHNCiTON, May in (UP)—' Tile Semite today passed mid .sent. 10 President Koosevelt the $1,151!,- I GOC.OUO naval expansion pragruiii di'Sjjjited lo (five the United Stales (In- most innvi'1-fiil navv In Its history. Flnnl apin-ovnl WHS given the bill lifter ihc tiiiiitrulliy |>| W ntlia-lii'd 11 provision which "would Hive Mr. HooM-vell dlscrelion to delermlne whether Ihe United Sillies should huild 45,000-lun dreiidnaiijihlv-the largest In naval history. [ Opponents of the pruvlslon eon- tended Hint construction of UH>' ice (lie ihlp of u thitl may i > U...T ni IIH- niiusi. , i ,,i . ivelvln-; pieces at I „'?.'' b » lll °s»'l's would pit, United States in tlie lenders! world iirimiinen! race preclpltale a major conflict. The bill contains luilhoriftillon for coii.stnictlon of battleships lo-. tnlliiK 105,000 tons, siilllcienl. for- three H5.000 Ion vessels. However it, i provides lhat the president may in- j crease Use anlhorl/iilion to 135000 tmis for three -15.000 ton battleships If he considers such tonnage necessary. Chairman David T. Walsh (Dem Mass.) of the naval alfalrs committee pointed out lhat (he navy department docs not desire lo build ships in excess of the present tonnage of 35.000 tons, unless It Is determined lhat n foreign power plans to exceed that limitation. Misfortune Follows Agai in junior senator. jr.. an opened attack 1 don't know why sonic actors flg?er that they Imvc'la put on a "front," No m.iltcr lion- much money they're making, they always havc'Ia give the Impression that they're makln' a whole lot more. The other day an actor was com- platnln- to me that his income had been chopped In half and he was goin' in debt all the time. I says, "Well, why don't you try living within jour means?" He drew himself up Indignantly and says, "Well now. t may be poor, but I ain't that bad off." - --, ..'ere involved our senior senator was very sinnrt—a great constitutional Inw- yer and was n power in the senate for biK interests," Talmadtc said. "Whenever the rights of the people were Involved our senior senator spoke on one side and voted on the oilier—making himself u joke nnd ridiculous in the eyes of all thinking people." Hospital Visited On "Hospital Day" '. National Hospital day was observed liere yeslerday by Blythe- ville'K two hospitals being visited by friends, some of whom took The new Walls hospital was viewed bv a number of people from BlytheviJIe and surrounding sec- -= —,— « ,...., tuu ,, U y ttons and received gifts of flowers "Whenever bi e intersls w, and several pictures. ' " M. A. Long, superintendent of tlie Blythevlllc hospital, demonstrated the use of the X-ray lo persons who vlsiled the hospital during tlie afternoon, circle One of the Woman's Missionary society of Iho First, Methodist church sent n gltt of 40 toivels and a number of oilier people sent flowers. The holiday was unusually uneventful at both hospitals with no births or deaths. , Rational Hospital day is observ- on the birthday of Florence lie, founder of nursing. Mrs. Agnes Roche Ne.w Hospital Head Nurse Mrs, Agnes Roclie. formerly of Berryville. Ark., is the new superintendent of nurses at Ihe Blythc- ville hospital. Mrs. Roche .succeeds Mrs. P. M. Reid. Mrs. Roche, who was formerly superintendent of the hospital at Berryville. received her nursing (raining nt Payetteville. Ark and Chicago. Her son nnd daughter, who are now at Berryville, will join her in the early fall. Mrs. Field has not decided her plans for the future. At the present she will make her home in Manila but will probably return here later lo reside. ins Tragedy for Child p Llltle five year old Hoyl Sntloii' 1 i Is having a hard lloie lliese days It was bad enough not. to ever have any pennies to buy toys or candy but it was worse lhan ever when his daddy lold him Easier; Sunday Hint Ids molliw had gone up to heaven lo live and then things seemed even worse today because he was told he. will have to be sick for.a long time. Hoyfs right .leg was fractured above the knee yesterday afternoon • when- n playmate fell over him as they were playing at lloyfs farm home near Dell. The little brown'eyed chap, whose personality ,has already captured the hearts of the nurses at the Blythevlllc -hospital, says he doesn't mind hurting so.much but, he can't seein lo flglirc thing.'; oul . His leg will be put into a cast later, on anil it will be sonic lime before he is able lo be about, physicians said today. His father, M. p. Siitton, resides near Dell, where he Is working on a farm. Mr.s. Sutton died after u brief Illness, leaving several children, who arc being eared for bv Ihe lather. Dr. Harvey Doak Wood, 91, Dies At Fayetteville FAYETTEVILLE. Ark,, May 13 (UP)—Dr. Harvey Doak Wood, 01 believed to be Hie oldc-sl practicing Mayor Marlon Williams, nccom- member of Ihe American Medical ..,:„,, v... . _ . _. -jjsoctoj,,,,, j,, Al . knn!ai ,. ,„(,; f ATLANTA. Ga.. May 13. (UP) -Eugene Talmadgc. former governor of Georgia and rabid foe of the Roosevelt administration. threw n "political black cat" into tlie ting today and announced he would' run for Hie United Slates senate a«ainst Incumbent Senator Walter p. George. •••'•• Tniuuidgc. •' who foiled two 1 years ago \vhen he attempted to "ills- place . Georgia's Richard Russell campaign will) George. He said the veteran scn- (itor was a typical example . : of "high government officials who side wholly with the, big -. interests against the people, the : workins: ueople of this country." City Officials Attend Luncheon At Memphis SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS The reunion shown In tl, t . top p| cl ,, r[ , orou( , la rtc|il . |ous j (o ^ Raymond Fiore family of Musonlown, PH.. bul lo cmlmis towns- jieople H hrougtit n lniitfilfeltig aid Fiore, pictured wild his inothei two-yenr absence. Masonlow When is-year-old Uon- r, walked Into his home; nficr n had burled h, Ihe grave .shown In the lower plot, n citizens beemi wondering whom they ' Presbyterian Chapol is Dainaued; Catlwilic Mission Also Bombed HANKOW, China, May III. (UP) —The American llixpllsl nilsslnn Haliiiu Catholic, mission chdw were bombc!! today by nlrplnues, causing heavy c;lilncsi> casuallk's and wkte- filii'fiul (hininito, 11 iiiessani> from Dr. f:l nnford Ayevii of Allantii, On., siilil. "clieiipchow was severely Ixiiiib- ccl nt ll:!iu a.m.," tin; nn>ssago said. "There were Iniiulivils ot casualties Including five killed and I'litht. wounded In the liiipllslcom- lujiinil. whli-h was struck by eight! tjcmbs. llouses -wore bmlly diim- nged. Kills Three, Injures One, Shoots Self j NEW Y011K, May 13 (UP) ~ I Anthony Modtekl, 30-yenr-old tmlllc, ixillrcnmii, on sick leave "The lliillnn Catholic mission rainuound wns hit by 12 bombs. Several were killed and wounded. All foreigners In Chetujchow lire safe." PoriMvncrs In the town, wlilcli Is north ol Huchow on Ihe 1'el- ulii(r-Ts!ciilsln railroad. Include Clrnce albbard of London. Out., Pearl Held. Klnuslon, Onl., Kale Murray, Ohm-lesion. S. C,, and Wilson Fielder, lloiislon, Tex. The bombing viis (he fourth raid this week In forcltm missions In Chlmi nnd the second timer since the outbreak of Ihe war thai the American and Kalian mlssloi's nt Cheiiechow Imvc been bomlicd. Chinese reports saltl lilnne.s dro[j|icd 27 uomlis oil lliu shot nnd killed Ills wlfo nnd two or their threo sons, critically wounded tiui other and (lien killed himself (ndiiy. Evidence, found in (ho Modlcskl anailmcnt In Brooklyn indicated Hull thi! patrolman fired on Ills finnlly ruralvcr while they slept. Tlu> weapon, with nil bill one of Us six cnrlrldeoh exploded, was found Ijcslde (ho cly- fllflccr. Governor Talks At Fnyetlc- ville; Will Visit'In l-ast- om Arkansas , Ark., May 13, <UP)-Clov, 'Curl K. nnlley today addressed the first se.sslon of the slale ilremen'.i school. llallcy came here from Slloam Hprhigs, \vhero, he look part yes- tmluy In (he. grnduallng exercises of Iho John urown university. He wns schccliilcd to leave during Hie afternoon for Ozark, lo lU- tend [mother celebration in observance of freeing of loll bridges. Tho governor will return lo Lll- tle nock tomorrow. nllnchc.i of Ms office. In Little fiock said. He would town. They Indicated that till, ex-lromntn In the. caplliil' <-lly over wnl .,11,1,1 ,i m ,,.,« , '-'the week-end 1>cforc slnrtlna, u _ ... ..,,_ ,,,), V [ ^^11:1111 L ltlH)|tl ft V(*fir ••"•!• vvi. .imi.t aso Mrs. Piorc Idenlllled a youth shot lo deulh durliur ,, -H, i, 1\™ n|) ' )fu ' cllll V c o"cc eame" at oilvo mil u . < tuning n kissing the rnlsslon.s after re e«me at Oil e 11 II. Ky.. a s her rmmway son Donald and brought the Japanese re ( ,nest (lie body back lo Mason town foi- i,n,-ini elRiieru to leave tin- i< uurlnl. Marriages By Mayor Can Be Validated ; LITTI.K ROQK. Ark.. May 13-: Vfarrlages • performed by a mayor can be validated by the legislature ' has power lo declare legal , panicd by Police Chief E. A. Rice i a ti!!cl Alderman John C. McHaney, h , , eart attack here today. jr.. went to Memphis today for the ' Dr. Wood, a pioneer physician In luncheon to be given for officials northwest Arkansas, was a native of Mid-South cities ns n part of , of Washington county. ^~"— "---•-- ..... ' He is survived by three sons. Benjamin and Waller. New York, a the Cotton Carnival celebration. Good at Tennis, "Poor at Politics certain unauthorized action. 1 , performed by mayors In good faith Assistant Attorney General John l>' Streepey .said lost night,. Mr. Streepey held In an unoni- cfnl opinion lo a justice, of , peace Tuesday that no mayors- In Arkansas arc empowered by virtue of Iheir office lo perform marriage ceremonies. Mayor Williams' Name On World Fair Scroll The signature of Blythevillf's mayor, Marion Williams, was added lo a scroll Ijcliis fnken over Arkansas before It Is returned lo Ihe New York World's fair headquarters, when u a. Mooimn visited Blylhevllle yesterday nftor- •••xm. The schedule for the publicity director of the fnlr called for him to visit Blylhevllle Ihls morning Imt he arrived sooner than 11 was anllcipated nnd Ihe brief ceremony was carried 0111 in the office of the Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Mooiian Is 0110 of -19 representatives of (he rah- who on- visiting ci(!es and towns Albert, Philadelphia; "and"" one United Stales lo have"niayo^ dauglder Mrs._ Cora Lou Collh«, scribe their names upon scroils to create Inlercsl in the fair, whirl) EnsL Orange. N. ,T. New York Cottnn NEW YORK. May 1.1 (UP) _ Couon closed steady. open hleh low 871 371 BUS 868 878 8S8 882 871 885 874 884 874 892 881 \ew Orleans Cotton close 8700 876 880 884 885)1 831 S. May 13. (UP) — Cotton futures made net advances. of 40 lo 55 cents a bale today de- , Is to open early next spring. Stock Prices NEW YORK, May 13 (UP) — Slocks, bonds and business declined todny. stock trading was light. U. S. gocrninciit bonds made an Irregular decline. Gains were noted in major commodities A T & T Anaconda Copper ... Associated DO 131 1-2 28 1-8 Belli Steel "' j 7 7 Boeing Ah- i Chrysler Coca Cola .!....,....','.'.' General Electric General Motors lilt Harvest -8 25 1-4 Senate Committee Shelves Resolution To Lift Spanish Munitions Embargo WASHINGTON, May 13 (UP)_ The scmitc foreign relations committee today shelved n resolution to lift Ihe embargo against, shipments of arms Uj Spain lifter being warned by Secretary of stale Cordell Hull thai relaxation of the embargo would subject American •icutrailty to unnecessary risks. The vole to iwstpone Ilic resolution, Introduced by Senator dcr- ntd P. Nye (Rep. N. D.) wns 17 to 1. The foreign relations committee acted (julckly afler Hull, on request of Committee Chairman Key I'ittman, submitted a memorandum advising against approval of Ihe resolulion. Hull drafted the memoranclim after conferences nooseri'H. with President Mrs. Dave Dinkelspiel Succumbs At Memphis Mrs. Dave Dinkelspiel, who lived In Blythcvllle tor a number of years before she returned (o Memphis about 12 years ago, died at the Baptist hospital there nt ten o'clock this morning. She was stricken wllli a Ijrarl attack shortly before two o'clock and was Immediately removed to the hospital. Her condition became critical iv shorl time before her dcalh and she died before her brother, Sam Joseph, and Mrs. Joseph, reached Memphis, She was about CO years of n ge. A native of Memphis. Mrs. Dinkelspiel operated a five and teu ' slore for a number of years spile a reacllonary stock market" ' M° ntgomery War(l ..... •'•' 32 M ..... •• low close p,X n rJ nlr!l1 .............. ^ \-\ 880 8820 Si"" 1 :' ................ 37-8 43 ,.,,1 They relired when llicy returned to Memphis nnd Mr. Dinkelspiel died less than a year ago. Mrs, Dinkelspiel had been residing with two sisters. Nfrs. Sara Samuels and Miss Nettie Joseph, and a brother, Morris Joseph. She 134 1-2 30t-8 55 j.g 804 896 Imprisoned for months on a "morals" charge, Baron Gottfried Von Cramm, above, In- ternalional tennis slar and member of the German nobility, learns now that he also must face charges of "unwise political activities" in a Nazi court on May 14. The baron probably will not be allowed to compete In jDavis Cup matches this.year. ' Spols closed steady at 8fll, up 10. EAST ST. LOUIS, III, May 13 (UP)-Hogs: 6.000 5 Top. 8.30 170-230 Ibs., 8.10-825 NO-ISO Ibs., 7.85-8.00 Bulk sows,, 6 90-7 25 Cattle: 1.200 Steers. 8.40-9.35 Slaughter steers, 6.75-960 Mixed yearlings, heifers, 700-850 Slaughter heifers, 6.00-900 Beef cows, 5.25-6.25 Cullers and low cutters, 400-500 I 3-4 Radio .. Schenlcy Dist, .....,'.'.'_'.'.' 17 1.4 Simmons " * ]7 ^.g Socony Vac '.][ 113.3 Standard oil N .) ...". 40 i-8 Texas Corp ;; "' 37 7 . 8 U S Smell. -% - Chicago Wheat open high tow r-1o;i? Mny 81 1-8 82 8oa-4 817-8 Jill. 781-i 791.4 77V _ 8 787 . 8 Chicago Corn open high low close May 577-8 581-2 577-8 591-2 Jill. 591-1 581-2 59I..8 50.1-8 •cent eltthl, dropped wllliln Iho mission compound. Tlicy said more, lhan ion Chinese homes wore demolished when bombs lilt civilian n reji.s. Chinese sources said the Japa'""" ~ concentrated on alteration of . --- to all lor- to leave the north China wnr none. SHANGHAI, May in. (UP)—Tho St. Mark's cliapol of tin; Prcsby- Icrlnn church, three blocks cast of the Suchow railway station, was demolished In yesterday's ajr raid Au which 200 refugees were killed according to Chinese report.'! re- eelral here (odny. Miss Turner Assails Rotenberry Proposal Miss Willie A. Lawson, formerly of hern and now of Little Hock who 1.1 executive secretary of Ihe Arkansas Education association, was the principal 'speaker ntv a dinner meeting of the principals nnd superintendent.? of Mississippi county schools at Ihe home of Dr nnd Mrs. A. E. Robinson nl'Lencli- vlllo Inst, nlehl. Following Miss Lnwson's talk on the philosophy of present day ccl- Mcnllon mid what the Arkansas Educational Association plans- to do during ncsi ycnr. MLw Winnie Vli-Ril Turner, who was a representative from this county lo an education council In Lltlle Hock last week, reported on Ihe conference. She placed cmulmsts ii|»n what effect the pnssnge of the Rotenueny Initiated Act would have upon Ihc schools In Mississippi counly mid C(l || C( | attention to the fact lhat If the act nasscd. It would mean a loss of $81,000 In revenue to (he schools of (ho county. Representatives from the schools nt Osceoln. Luxora. Blylhevllle Shaunce, Manila, Whitton, Vnr- bro, Wilson, Kclser, Burdetle, Etowah, Ihc superintendent and members of the fxachvllle faculty and board members of ihc Lcachvlllo tlLslrict attended the mecllm;. nvo-dny tvlp into eastern Arkau- fiiis thai will toko him lo Jonc.s- boro, Mnvlnnim, Newport anil l^or- rcst City. Members of the slate corpora- lion commission snld he was, expected lo mnnu u person tor tho vacancy caused by Iho resignation of D. U Ford, who relinquished his post Saturday lo campaign for tho Democratic nomination for congressman In Ihe fourth district, Oloso friends of the retiring commissioner said an effort was being made, to have, tlie governor nainp Cleveland.'Holland of Vort Smith lo fill the vacancy..- Holland conferred with Bailey early this week here but Iwth declined lo comment. Divorce Suit Filed; Another Is Withdrawn Albert , p. Ward has filed suit In chancery seeking a divorce on the ground of Indignities. His attorney is Guy Walls of Manila. Mrs, Vldn Matthews has withdrawn her dl force . stilt aenlmt King II. Matthews. Frank Charges Curb on Pros?-, Oystermen of Chesaneake I Cash In On Starfish' WASHINQTON (UP)-Chesa-' peake oysterinen agree the adage that it's an 111 wind that blows nobody good. The oystermen hat! been troubled by starfish, enemy of the oyster beds. Now the bureau of fisheries reports that the oystermen have found that .starfish call be converted Into flshmcal for feeding ........ "• vii'ivi , iinji i iu-j i»v^i;ijij. oilC M *i ^^i ---- "*o is also survived by four brothers ' C5tock - Oystermen have drcdg- Lee. of Florida, and Angle, Iferman much as 400 bushels of star- j and Mose. of Memphis" ' I Ilsn p!?r <J " y per ^^ tllls year, i Funeral services will be held in! and , llave com '"t«l U>e pests Into s Memphis Sunday mornfng but de- nea Bl a pr ° nt ' tails of funeral arrangement.? had ' _. . ~ not' l>een completed this afternoon. Tippling Husband GoeS L. A. Waters Sentenced For Thefts At Memphis Too Far, Also To Jail PROVIDENCE. R. I. (UP)-Mrs . MEMPHIS. T«m., Afav 13— l' ler L. A. Waters, 53, formerly 'of Ely- thevllle, Ark., was sentenced to U months and 29 days in Ihe county workhouse yesterday aflcr admitting theft ot $1,601,84 at one time and $8.07 at another time from (he Rile-Way Products company, inc. He had been employed by ducts company as a bookkeeper. . Orctcn " cr slood b V when Refused permission to testify at iu. «-^ . _ ... i-taniy nfc Waters was given two sentences of equal length and they will run concurrently. pamied part of the. the Senate lobbv commlttpp'i; Qretchncr was sentenced to 60 days In j n t| on a non-support charge, • A single lightning flash during an electrical storm may release aa many as 1,000,000 kilowatts of electrical power. toy, chairman of the RcpubXcan program committee, accused chairman Mlnton (D.—Ind.), lower right, of using his authority "lo harass and intimidate" any netvs- paper or inagazliie criticizing ths New Deal. The controversy arose as the committee questioned M V. Reynolds, lower left, vice president of the publication. Heaviest Precipitation lu Norllu'ust Ark a n s a s; Was Needed Here By Unlfeil Press Helntcd spring rains today" en> coin-aged Arkansas cotton Kfovvers as precipitation. 1 :, ranging between ono and Ihrco indies, were report" «1 by tho federal weather bureau wltli tho promise lhat tlio 'rain would continue through tonight. Dnlnfiill was general in tho slate loduy, tho weather bureau in Lllllo nock said, but, northeast Arknnsn.-! had (he heaviest prcclpl- lallon last nlglil. One dCBtrrIn Arkansas -was attributed Indirectly today lo rain. PlfUen-ycar-old Harold McGrew ol Wolf Bayou, hear Hcbcr Springs, was killed Instantly when lightning struck n tree under which lie stood for shelter from tlie rain. Effect of the rains today on summer crops was expected to bo benelklal. In eastern Arkansas the recent long dry period had caused a hard crust to form over Iho surface of the ground Immuring dove.lop- menl of germinating cotton seed. Worried frowns on faces of farmers, troubled by recent dryness, turned lo smiles as the rain-soaked earth presented a plowable surface. QUO Phillips county farmer ' reported that Ihe grama was so hard "I couldn't slick a plow Into It." Brings Relief Here Tlie slow rain o! last night arid: today was a boon lo farmers of this section whose crops needed moisture badly, according to p. 8, LaiUrlp, county agricultural agent. Last night's rainfall measured .20 of an Inch, mid today's precipitation Is expected to measure considerably more. Tho rain not only will aid- the crop.y but it will also be an aid In the fight against the grassliopjier. The cut worm hag dlsapiieared and Iho gn'.ssliopjx;]', which followed, close lu .Us appearance in tills section ,has ceased action because of tlio recent cool -weather. The rain will keou U)e; Insect Inactive until: liol weather returns; It Is said. Mrs. Karpis' Beer Permit Is Revoked LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 13.— Revenue Commissioner Z, M. McCarroll revoked yeslerdav a retail liccr permit held by Mrs. Grace Bernstein Knrpls of Hot Springs, who In 1935 married Alvln Karuls, notorious eamrstcr and once cldslg- ' naled as Public Enemy No. Ono by the. O-Men. Undercover audits of the ' state revenue department reported they had bought Honor froiiWnj woman In Mrs. Karpis' place. ' I ' Cfay Industry Soon May Rise In Mississippi NEW ALBANY, Miss. (UP) — North Mississippi, which possesses one of Ihe few bauxite dcDoslts In the world. Is the scene of 1 ex- bausdvc tests of native clays by a (rroup. seeking to determine (heir value and to assist ceramic. Industries In locatlnit in Ihe slate.'Tlie work will cnntlrmc throu»hniit tho vear. with the WPA and Ihe Unl- •erfllv of Misslsslool cheinl^lr; nd eeological department coilan-^ (irnlh)i'. Dr. William C. Morse, directing >>d MlMl!»lnpl (reolo"ical siirvav, '/ltd that there was reason to be- levc that develor>ment of clnv re- «nurrcs would make the ceramic, 'pdiislrv ereater than Inmbpr rie- •'clonmpnt. for years the basic In- • iiislrv of the state. Col. Ross c. Pnrdv. execiitivo wrefniT of UK American Ceramic Society, recently visited the late and caressed astonishment nt the abundance of clay material o be found. "The develonment of the state's r-lavs are contingent on the rising >mpnd for ceramic products." he ntd. "Now Is the time to push the. ndiistry ns forests are bein? de<le(ed and there Is a desire for lie erection nf brirlc and other imminent buildings." C'av suitablr; for structural porcelain and tables-are >-as been found In Ttshominro, Uwsmba and Monroe counties. "auxlte deooslts are found in ^ortheasl MlEslssiopi. Fireclay Is lined In Tallahachle and Ben- onlfe In Prenllw counties. WEATHER Arkansas—Showers tonight; sat- rday cloudy with showers In ex- reme east portion, slightly warm- r In north portion. Memphis and vicinity— Occasion- 1 showers and sllghtlv warmer ont<?ht and Saturday: lowest tem- erature tonlglit 54 to 58. The maximum temperature here esterday was 72, minimum SI. loudy with .20 or an inch ralnfH! wording to Samuel P. Norris, ol- da) weather observer.

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