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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILL1 COURIER NEWS VOLUME XXXVI—NO. 01. Blythcvlllc Courier lilylhevllle Herald Mississippi Valluy U'udcv lilythovllle Daily New.) MISSOUrU House Expected To Vote Late Today On Townsend Proposal en mm WASHINGTON, Ma^Sl. (UP) -The the Jo vi semi old age pension bill am) proceeded into gc». oral debate on the measure. A nun] vole late lodny was ex- * peeled by administration leaders to kill the 1)11! for this session. Under (lie gn« rule members can only talk about the bill. They cannot amend it in any fashion Representative Joe Henilrlcks (Dem., Fin.), wln> introduced the libeia) pension bill desired by Or. Francis E: Townsend, supported tile gng nile because lie said he did not want the bill "butchered by amendments" and wanted the house to "vole on the Townsend issue and not a scrap of paper" By a graduated transactions ta':< sponsors of the measure propose to raise enough money to pay everyone over GO years of age an amount variously estimated by them from $50 lo $200 a month." Tax Collections By State Still Soaring LITTLE ROCK, May 31. <UP1- Revemie collections soared this month to a figure possibly more • than $100.000 higher than 'the total for April, according lo par- Aclmits False Affidavit In Effort Trial To Gel New LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 31 John A. Purvis, 34, Corning, power Further Comments To B< Invited; Far Kasl Situation Studied company linesman, was s sentenced to two years in a federal prison and fined $10 by Federal Judge Trimble on a perjury charge here this week after exorenating n Walnut KIdge lawyer in the case . After pleading guilty to a charge of making a false affidavit in a civil trial in court at Jonesboro Purvis told the court he had been influenced in this action by tially complete figures "released"to- P ™ m ™ of " }°* ™ic day by state Revenue Commis- . B ,. rile , "'"davit wa: sioner Earl Page. Books of tile revenue department closed after noon today showed total collections of $1,807,141 with a heavy volume "of collector's remittances unrecorded. Negress Suffers Burns When House Destroyed A'one-mom'house on Roosevelt street, occupied by Lucy Stevens, negro woman, was destroyed by fire which broke out yesterday afternoon about three o'clock. The negro woman received slight burns. New York Cotton NEW YORK, May 31. (OP)-Cot- 14 ton closed steady. _ a Walnut Ridge lawyer on the which he did not . .s taken in a motion for a new trial in a suit by Elizabeth Ladyman Putrall against the Arkansas Missouri Power Corporation. LONDON, May 3) (UP)-Forolgn o Dee experts have completed the liicllmliiory draft of a note to Cier- T,y f .K," 11 " 8 '""•Ballon., on which Adolf Hitler based his dc-nnncjiilion of the Urltlhh-German ,,,,val limitation pact but leaving thn way open for further discussion It was understood today. At the same lime the goverii- I'leiit prepared to meet Japanese threats to Bvitish Intcrosu In China by expanding ll s p , W nl far eastern policy !rum one of hnancial assignee to China to one of active resistance to Japan H was understood that the iov- emment wa.s prepared if nccc.sLry o use economic measures to combat Japanese encroachment on British interests. The nole which is | o | lc sent w Germany, replies to Germany's denunciation note of April 23 This note —accused Britain ol moving away from the policy of guaranteeing development of relations with Germany; 2-suggestccI that Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain had abandoned the spirit of (he declnr- nt'on he made Jointly-with Hitler the Munich conference, express- the desire of both countries "ever to wage war upon cnch other; and ;3-implied that Britain os Angeles -•— -open- July 889 Oct 823 E>ec sr>3 Jan 797 Mar 789 788 high 898 aw 807 801 794 790 low ••close 888 822 801 707 787 184 SOS 620 807 801 794 790 whereas his only experience was as u linesman ami "trouble shool- Electric Rate Cut Before Fall Doubtful LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. May 31 — Politics! observers this week pointed out that there was immediate aid ^for the electric power users of the/slate iu the recently announced rate'reduction nnjidunced r b'y 'the Arkansas Power and Light Company nnd the Public Utilities commission. Members of the utility commission and Governor Carl E. Bailey „ . , — •-- .«v m announcing that Ihe power com- fapots closed nominal ni. 981, up 7.' Patiy had ngrcc<l to n, reduction of electric rate.? intimated thai (he lower prices would become effective at once. . Several days afccr the announcement however, officials of the povrer company said that the new rate schedule could not be put Into effect until September i because of the work necessary in figuring out the new rate cards. Observers pointed out Hint Ihe power company by offering the rate reduction, which an Investigation by the Utilities Commission under way would have fcrced through (his summer, will receive Us usual revenc during the hoi summer months when hsmeowners operate fans continuously, nnd at Ihe same time at least retard the New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, iVfay 31 (UP)— Cotton futures closed steady tcdnv up 25 lo -15 cents a bale Jill . Oct. . Dec. . Jan. , Afar. May open 8M 832 812 811 . 799 799 Spots closed changed. high low 903 896 840 832 819 812 811 fill 804 798 800 794 close 902 838-fl 817 8tlb-13n 803 799-800 quiet at 910, nn- Stock Prices (UPi- NEW YORK, May 31 vu ,-,_ Stocks turned irregular todav nf- . C0lnmu "ons investigation for loiv ter an- advance to new highs lor i eleclnc cll . nr s c -'the Current movement. ( 165 3-4 .... 245-8 A. T. & T. Anaconda Copper .. Assoclaled D. G. Beth, steel Boeing Air Chrysler Cities Service Coca Cola General Elect. General Motors Int. Harvester ..... Mont. Ward N. Y. Central ..... Packard .. Phillips '.'.'" Radio Schcnley '..'.'.'.'.'. Simmons Socony Vacuum Standard of N. J. Texas Corp U. S. Smelt. ... U. S. Steel .. Draws Prison Term For Transporting Stolen Car LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 31.— Walter Alfred Campbell has been 127 1-2 Eenmcctl by Federal judge Trimble to four years and six months Imprisonment for transportation of 58 3-4 22 7-8 ! 70 5-8 5 3-8 30 1-8 44 1-8 59 1-4 51 1-4 15 1-2 3 1-2 35 5-8 6 1-2 14 24 3-4 11 1-2 44 1-2 39 5-8 52 3-4 •19 7-8 , - comments nom the German government provided that It wants to seek rcslom- !" morc " Bariy lloriiml reln - It was apparent ihut, with its security front Hearing completion the government was ready to act firmly in defending its Chinese interests against japan. Cabinet leaders were considering Ihu dispatch of • a note lo Japan, its exact contents lo depend on developments within llie In-t fCK ' da ' VS ' "' 01 *' ''^ Chinese ft was understood that If Japan proceeded with interfering with British shipping along the China coast and continued to press demands for transfer of control to Japan of International areas The head men of U. S. federal )«». enforcement arrive In """ ' ------- gcles to aid local niithoiitles tn dling rackets. of gambling Chief G-Man J. Edgar Hoover, pointing, nnd Attorney General Frank Murphy. Internal Revenue Cliicf Said To Have Gubernatorial Aspirations China, in government, was prepared to take economic measures assuming lhc character of minor penalties. Britisli government legal experts have ben instructed to ey- amine several alicrnallve moans of economic resistance The government eagerly n stolen car from Memphis, Temi to Blythcrlllc, Ark. Livestock BAST ST. LOUIS, III., May 3] (UP)—Hogs: 17,000. Top, 6.70 110-230 Ibs., C.CO-C.VO 140-160 Ibs., 6.00-6.15 Bulk sows. 5.00-5.75 Cattle: 3,700 .1 *: Steers, 8.50-9.75 * Slaughter steers, 7.50-12.00 Mixed yearlings, heifers, 8.00-9.00 Slaughter heifers, 7.25-10.00 Beef cows, 5.75-6.50 Cutters and low cutters, 4.00-5.25 Chicago Wheat open high July 78 1-4 79 1-4 Sept, 78 3-8 79 1-8 low 78 1-8 78 1-8 close 78 1-4 78 !-•! Chicago Corn open high July 51 5-8 52 Sept.. 53 1-R S3 1.2 low 51 1-2 53 close 51 1-2 53 To Be Middies' "Color Girl" Russia's reply to its security front and the speech this evening ai Moscow of Premier-Foreign Minister Viacheslav Molotov on interim tiotia I problems. Former Steele Resident Succdmbs At Flint, Mich, STEELE, Mo.,~May 31,-Funeral services are held in Flint Mich today for Mrs, Rice Arnold, form-' ei'ly of Slcc-lc, • who died at her Home in that city Monday after- several weeks illness of kidney trouble. Mrs. Arnold became worse two weeks ago and her mother. Mrs Alhe Copeland of Cooler was called, lo her bctlside. Other members of the family were called there last frridny. She was 32 years of aec and was born in Savannah rcnn.. but came here twenty years finn n,,rl 1:,,^_i i. _ ... * ,*•-"'*" Wc UOCK ' Ark informed sourecs today "iiltll- - ciitcd that Homer Atkins, Internal revenue collector for the state nhd H possible cniKlidnte for the Dcirio- S' C n ? m . lmui p» :<>' governor -In 1040 and his friends were coritfrw- tiiff their tour of (ftc^stato so'cking, politiml csmmltments tor next 3'cnr's prinmry. . A close friend of the revenue collector visited northwest Arkansas week or more ngo making a canvass of slnle representatives and other political leaders to ascertain how much nirt Atkins could expect from the district in the event he should become a candidate The district, a stronghold 'for Governor Cnrl E. Bailey in his first Attorneys, Clerk Agree On agreement wllh Harvey Mon-!-;'Mis' i Tll ° 1 ' cllre < 1 commander of the -'"' ~ - ''""»>"« fourth corps, area charged before Ihe Dies committee thai orders originating In lhc While House "~ "" ; ,-)!ic 'nrmy [ r om enemy ' gulicrnnforial campaign In 1S3S gave his opponent In 1038 a strong' vole, indicating that the executive was loshiB .-voting tilrenglh in Hint section. Alkins because of his connections in ihe Miller anil Caraway semi- lorial campaigns could .be expected (f> carry eastern Arkansas solid. This' would leave only the central, southwestern' nnd southern districts' for u battleground with the administration candidate In lhc event Governor Bailey does not, s( , e k a third lenn. John Flowers, Pioneer Steele Resident, Dies STEELE. Mo., May 31.-Funera) services were held here Monday aflernoon for John Flowers who died at his home near Steele Sim- day a/tcr a two months illness of cancer. The services were conducted at lhc home of the Rev. H. S. Hollcy. pastor of the Steele Methodist church and interment Schedule Wlien New Law Takes Effect Attorneys of the nlythcville and usceola bars have entered Into agreement wllh Harvey Morris, Juis- ssslppi county dmiU, court and clinncery court, clerk, lo make cash deposits at the time of filing suit? to cover .fees, oljecllvc when- Ihe county relurn's to lhc bid fee basis on June 6lh when an ucl of (he 103!) legislature; repealing the flxrx suit fee of tiie county salary nc' becomes effective. The agreement was promulgate) lo do away wllh Ihe necessity of Jiosllng bond or of making individual payment for ouch ucl ty the clerk durln? Ihe' progress of lawsuit. In making debits ni,, attorneys and the clerk have a 8 rced that any excess over the amount earned b ylhe clerk will be refunded or any additional amount his U.S. PENIS Tells Committee Intelligence Officers Agreed Information 'Disturbing' WASHINGTON, May 31 <UP>- Uajor Gone-nil accrue Van Horn Moseley told (he house committee iivesllgntlng un-Amcrlcnii nctlvl- le.s today (hat ho personally prc- entcd reports on subversive move- nenls lo the army fulolllgcnco dl- Istoni nnd llml Inlelllgcnec agreed v h him that llio Information WHS illslurbhij;." Tho retired commander of lhc .riny's fourth corps nren lestl- cd that he nlso mailed some (lain 0 General Malln crulg, nrmy chief 1 slnlf. Crnlg, ho said, wrolc him thiinklng me for for the Infornw- on." Moseley was questioned on his nawliKlgc of nil alleged niill- cmltlc campaign, nsscrtcdly ov- nnl'/.ed to counteract a subversive lot against tho government. Ho ulmilttcd to examination after nn change with Representative Av- mr llealey (Dem,, Mass.) Acting OJiitnlllce Clmlrmaii Henley ruled loselcy must submit lo oxnmlrni- on by coiumiltee counsel Uhca Vhllley before presenting u lengthy rcpared statement, J Moseley snld he received reports 'oiii Jame* Campbell, retired army cw York millionaire, showed by revlons testimony •- to have been cllvc In a campaign to counteract, te purported plot. He P | wc(1 rcclcnce in siicli reports he said •ily when (hey checked with other iiormnttoii from separate sources. Scores Kooscvi'll WASHINGTON, May :» (UP)— Injor acnernl cieorge Vim Horn toseley, retired, -asserted today Ihnl the united Slnlcs faced "a Comniunlsl emergency which ought ? M,'!",! 11 ' 10 ' 1 ln nvc mlmllcs Irom Hie While House. 1 ' SINGLE COPIRS FIVE CENTS — "• IELLS Soviet Leader Finds Defects In British Tri-Power^Proposal wits made in the family cemetery; salnric(l offlclsl. services Imve required ivlll lw paid 'Hie suit fees ns established In the coimlj' sitlnry act of 1933 now ii effect, and the cash deposit to ue required when lhc new law becomes effective, are: Chancery court: la.x foreclosure suits and action.? involving n Inrge number of defendants, old' suit fee $15, new deposit $15; u || 0 (i, er chancery actions except divorces find ex parlc proceedings, sull fee $15, new deposit $10; ex parlc proceedings, old sull fee $7.50 new deposit $5; divorce suits, old suit fee $7.50, new deposit $5.50. Circuit civil court: all suits except ex imrtc proceedings and np- Ccals, eld suit fee $10; new deposit $10; cases appealed from lower courts, old suit tee $7,50, new deposit 55; ex parlc proceedings, old suit fee $10. new deposit $5. Common pleas court: all suits eld suit fee $7.50, new deposit $S. The new act docs nol affect the status of the clerk who remains a «go and lived here until two years i nearby. afo when she moved to Flint, she 'Mr. Flowers, who was near was before her marriage Miss Reba Copeland and was a graduate of the Steele high school. She is survived by her husband. S0ns ' her mother, Mrs, Allie , , Copeland, of Flint, a brother, Sonny Copeiamt, and a sister, Mrs. James Reid, both of Cooler, two o her sisters, Mrs. Frw Matthews. of Sikcslon, and Mrs. B. H. Shcclcv of Slccle, all of whom were nt her bedside when she died Olhers Jrom Here who attended the funeral «cro John and Sam Arnold. Joe Arnod Jordan and Mrs. Anna Amo rt all ot Memphis and G Arnold of Braggadocio. uy one daughter, Mrs. 701 Attend Dedication Easter Rut- John F. Wallace Of rpl • _. | ' v >»^ JO. Inir.ty Reported Hurt ; F " ncr!l1 BAR13E7TON, o,, May 31. (OP)— '• Mmeti " le tomorrow. «.... ...... & i.».i;i, mis. easier KUt- C ' A n i years of age, was the oldest living oerVICCS At raragrjUld settler of Steele. At Ihe time he came here Ihe method of travel \ Mrs. O. C. Gniiste, Tom W Jack- was by boat. He took nn active sen, Mrs. J. J. Held, B. A. Lynch part in clearing and establish Ing and Cecil Shane, pupils ol the laic tills city. He Is survived by His Professor n. S.. Thompson who wite, one son. Bob Flowers, and headed the Thompson Classical 1 one daughter, Mrs. Made Cecil. ; stitntc ot Paragould, attended a " —— I Memorial service there yesterday when a monument, .dedicated to ! their educator, was unveiled. Mr. Shane was one of the speakers who paid tribute to this early educator who was long prominent In Northeast Arkansas. Harry Ponder, cf Walnut Ridge, was the principal speaker of the program arranged with Jason Light, of Paragould, as niasler of ceremonies. B. E. L. Johnson, a son-in-law ot the laic Professor Thompson ineral services will probably be held wllD now lives In Memphis after He declared lhc president should discharge every Communist "In (ho government, of the United Stales every person giving aid and ,.„? tt , g bcrorc deleeatcs of Ihe siipieme Sovjc cong i ess or ihe u, s. a rt m at A.MliMs irall of the Kromll ,, MoJ. olov riucUloiictl the sincerity "o Ihltls). and Fieiicfi cfforta to ere « e nn Invincible "pence front" ii Despairing German Jewish Refugees May. Nol Disembark Yel HAVANA, Cuba, May 31. <Ul>j_ !• earful or nn epidemic of suicide imioiiK despairing Cieimmi-Jiwl.iii the cabinet wns expected lodny to discuss tho Mil- iillcmpls of two refugees uS U ' e acrmi111 '"«•''• si Nine hundred and - forty jews iii-rlvcd hero In the Hnmblirg- Amerlcn HUM- f,- um . cicrmany Eighteen remainder were admitted but lhc were or •dcr«| to aboard H, e ship because they hac only landliii! permits Issued Uetnre a recent slrlnncnl prcsidcntln) decree ngnlnsl admission of refugees. i'arin Bui-can Committee .Will Make Initial .Report Thursday Night . committee, appointed County, E«rciu_ comfort lo Comiminlsla" and sliould authorize use of military force to protect every Individual life and property." In his C. V. Sebaugh Is Named REA Wire Inspector C. V. b'ebftugh of niylhevllle has been appointed . Inspector for llio wiring of the MO farm houses which have .signed up for the new Mississippi county rural electrification program, it, W n.i announced loday by ir. c. Knniipenberger. president of the Mississippi County Rural Cooperative Association, which Is sponsoring the project, Olio hundred miles of decide 'hies have been staked ami ar= :mw ready tor the poles, which are expected lo be. erected wilhl'i Ihree weeks. There are 210 miles £ of electric Hues in riirni sections of the county which will nmku electricity accessible lo 1B42 farm louses when the project Is com- ileled. The first line proceeds north rom the siib-slntlon til Dcnrnmn, six miles west of Blythevllle on Hlfhivny 18, Into the Half Moon '.crrltory and then south through he Three Stales Lumber company's laud ana Simpson's Corner and then doubles back cast, through "31ear Lnkc and then north to luifman and HicJtmaii. A second line will go from the •lib-station lo the area near the , _ EBvevnl., weeks n(jO to study, the county's flnaiiclitl condition" with he ultimate «lm of placing Ihe county on n cash basis, will make Us first report nt a meeting of llio bureau nt Bnsscll tomorrow nl|jht. Chnrlcs Coleman ot Oseeola president of the largest, farm bit-' rcnu In (he slate, will preside at the meeting to be held at sunset Park, at 7:30 o'clock, In n piibllu statement Issued at the lime the committee wns appointed, Ijic bureau announced that It desired lo determine Ihe county's llniini'hil condllfyn and lo put the county on u cash basis. Blown Out IV T J Uies I Oday COOTER. Mo., May 3).-John Franklin Wallace died at the Mcm- ijJhis Veterans hospital this morning following n lengthy Illness. He 50. arrangements arc incomplete bill the remains will bo re- Col, 1 11 ni i p e ul tlle remains will bo re- acnool House Blast | turned to Cooler today and fu- A ens explosion lale todav wreck- i Bom at cd a frame builclin? used 'is'a' 1883 ' Mr - ci-il\r\nl I. v :,.-;_- . . ' ' L i,.<tl. i, j,. ., having resided in Paragould for a school. Injuring al feast dren. „ „,, „ 30 chil- ' wltl1 llls T?"??. n ? ika T "ii>s Askaris jivhen Tanganyika (UP)—Al- c '"'" Lexington, Tenn.. I^b. 1, number of years, was one of lhc :c came to Cooler , leaders In the movement to erect , lhc Inle Mr. and tnc monument, which was made possible by gifts from former pupils. Others from Blythevllle wlia attended the service were James Kill. Mrs. Jackson, Frances Field, jMrs. J. s. Wallace, when he was 'eight years old. He spent the rc- jinainder of his life here except he served in He Is also survived by two PreSIOCnt at SUVUlf Tirin* ^~U »tlm» « II- .-.^^ 4V1 muuttLJ l.n.v.^ mo IIULIIU *J,\CCL midi uouege, purposes, tne government Ins tie Louie TCITV Va., will be "color girl" at the U, S. = id< ^ K> form a police rcserve'com- He is also sui Naval Academy's June Week- cere- \ f , or As ™ris and any other triers, J. L. \Va monies at Annapolis, Md. She Is c j • cmer Wh ° W ' S '' lo .^ oit1 ' In dme Miss, and Wynlt United «my during the World made his home with his sister, Mrs. Wallace of Wallace gin and Lost Cane, on lirough the Coleman and CrigRcr farms lo Elowah and then south lo Hatcher and Slillinan lo a point within lour miles of Lcpanto. Welfare Workers To Meet In Little Rock LI1TLE ROCK, Mny 31 (UP) — A state wide meeting 6f all workers of the department of welfare : will be held here June 15 and 16' John R. Thompson, state welfare i commissioner, snld today. About 200 representatives of the department are expected lo attend : the meeting. Thompson salcl clin- ' leal discussions of policy and ex- I g pansion of certnln departments will ' be held. , Mrs. Lynch and Mrs. Shane. Townsend Club Will i Meet Thursday Night i The meeting date of the Townsend Club No. One of Blythevllle, | scheduled for Friday, has been Hundreds of former residents of! that the members'may attend the Ife hald that nrJthh «l,nft Moscow wllh j.venc-1, approval, con tail s several "ijunlincailoiis" whtoi make Die alllnncc Inelfec- He lefiiilncd, however, fiom mak- tiff any outrleht statement as u uliothei Moscow would accent i eject the BiIlLsh diafl treaty am many foieign diplomats believed that Ihe matter still Has undoi coiisldcialtei In Soviet council-)' Molotov laid that Kuisla has misted tlnotighoiit the triple al- lituce imiht uiiiirantee all countries "without exception" on the u. R. S. R.'s Mcslcin fronfiei which forms i\ buffci against Octmaii invasion. He nieiuit the small Baltic states of Lithuania,. Lntvtn,. Hsthonia and perlmpi Finlnnd. The uiltlsh scheme makes ..„ mention of lhc Baltic slnlcs but pledges Anglo-French aid for tho Reel nrmy If tho laller should be forced to fight under any Individual Himlan guaiontces Mololov announced, in lhc midst of his attack on Nazi-Fascist ns- Bresslon. Hint Iheic are signs ol i-csumiitton of tiade neBollattons between Soviet Russia nnd Germany. He said Moscow would not I'cfmo lo discuss^ the resumption 01 filendly commeiclal relations. After complaining (imt the British draft proposal, although "a. •step ahead," contains "several qualifications which ,may make, it m- eflccllvc," Mololov ntkcd pointedly. "Are llioio'nny sleM (ha'thq Dcmooratlo ' powers ' want to '"make ».,iv>nl. etrnjt^to JialLjitiawAloii? 1 .', •"We know the difference between wouls mitl ncls but the difference, miiit be noticed In England,' He pointed out Hint nussla de- innuds full iccopioclty In any military alliance wllh the ivcsterti i)o\vcis, meaning protection against ntiy direct acnnan attnck on Ine U. S S. - Changes Are Likely LONDON, May 31 (UP)— Soviet Russia's ciitlchm of the British Jropo-iuls foi n til-power military Iliniiec! us minoiiiiced tonight In Moscow by Foreign Commissar folotov Is expected to lead to Im- 'Orlnnt modifications In the draft reaty. Diplomats said that Molotov's pcech befoie the supreme. Soviet evcnled deep iealcd Soviet fedr lint Great Britain and France, light llnd some excuse to avoid 'iBhUiiB ami leave HID USSR, to ight n single-handed war against iermnny. at was unveiled by the Mrs. e give " Al that lime, the Townsend club ««««« Davs Bro. trio aace o , ' . of Professor Thompson, society, It has been announced. as though cut .out by* a glaht chisel, an apartment In Hits New York house was completely blown out by a reported gas explosion. A woman in the place was fatally Injured. Funeral Rites Held' For Mrs. Henry May COOTER,' Mo., M, ly 31. _p u _ neral services were held Sunday afternoon for Mis. Henry May, age 50 years, who died at her home at No. Eight Saturday evening after n long lllncis of cancer. The services weie held nt the Ml. Zlon cemetery by Rev, H. S. Holley', pastor of the Steele Methodist church, nt eleven o'clock. Interment was also marie there. Mrs. Mny Is a native of Henderson County ,Tenn, and comes from one of the most prominent 'nmllles of Southeast Missouri. She has been a member of the Church' of Christ. She is suivivcd by her husband, ledge, three sons, Herman : and Johnnie, of No. Eight,' and Wilfred Mny, of Blythevllle. . The German Undertaking Company was In charge of the funeral. Townsendites Form Driver Grove Club A Townsend ciub was organized at Driver Grove Monday night with 30 charter members when these, officers were named: C.' S. Lucius, president; B. R. Reynolds, vice president; Miss Lorraine Riggins, secretary, and treasurer. T. L. Hale gave an address on "Tile Townsend Plan" and R. N. Farrar ,of the BIylheville club/explained the new program. Music was furnished by Fowler Lendemile's orchestra, the Davis Bros, trio, -and selections by club members. Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Lucius sang n duet, accompanied by Mrs. Ira Alexander, ancl Mr. and Mrs. \V. L. Creed, who also sang. WEATHER . .- - ,: Arkansas —Probable showers tonight and Thursday. '. Memphis and vicinity—Showers tonight and Thursday, little change in temperature.

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