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. ____™ EDOMiNA "™ SP Ap ra ^ 1:1 AJ T? ^ VOL. XXXIII—NO. iai Dlylhcvllle courier Blylhevllle Dally News m.vthcvillc Herald Mississippi Valley ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 1936 SINGLE COPIES FIVE GENTS DROUTH SENDING FARM INCOME UPWARD Still Has Edge, However, Hunt Finds; Wisconsin . Safe for President -. From the imiurllal and fael- scekinj point of view of a scu- . soned corrcsiiomient, K r a •/. i e r Hunt looks upon the political scene In u, L . mld-wtst and reports his (hidings for the lirnefil of readers of Courier News. Here « the second of six unbiased articles entitled '•Listening to the *arm. Belt" which this famous leportcr is writing as he swings across America from • coast to coast to "sound out" lire-election sentiment. By FKAZIKR HUNT 'Hie key lo .Minnesota politics Is n very sick man. His name is Governor Floyd Olson, it he were well and vigorous he would get himself elected to the U. s. Senate, carrj his protege, (he present Parmer- Labor senator Benson, to the governor's chair, and deliver the 11 electoral votes ' of Ms stale to Franklin Roosevelt. But the attractive and once all- powerfui Governor Olson will campaign little or not, nt nil this fall nnd at nny moment may announce «ls withdrawal from the race for senalorshi]) and the substitution of the name of his friend, Chief Justice John p. Dsvaney, of the stnle Supreme Court, with Olson in the-race and actively-for Roosevelt, Minnesota would be . safe for Democracy—spelled with a large D. with Olson ill n nd out ol .the race,rnis state and its im- Portant ' 11 electoral vol w must raiumn s °niewhat..doubtful Olson's forced withdrawal rroih rough-and-tumble politics means that the Lernke-coiiffhlm combination can raid Olson's Farmer-Labor lolowers in northwestern Mlnne sola nnd in suc'h cities ns Duluth and cut deeply into Roosevelt ?? e . ; ^'° n ° wit!l Michigan ,,„ lc tllcn becomes a sort,of Political no-man's land-or possi- beUcT 5 ' 1 '*'*' 5 ' aiKl cx P resscs ^ 105-5 o^ a ^ ^ C P^ 3 *" record. In elt cnrried thnrrT, tw , Hoovcr - Since' then nrnJ f bCCn "considerable de- fate h T If 0050 ™ 11 ' Intensified lately by the illness of Olson ind the invasion of Lc mfce nmKCou'°h lin—as well as Townscnd I.emki. as Laiidun Peril Prom a very keen observer in Minneapolis, who spends his time over the whole state, f » 0 t tim general line-up of conditions- I« say (hat Lemke will 'null around 50,000 votes in Mump t f,T?iV SS ' : - l ; i0nS nnd fronl nulul'h n»cl this city. u,,l i have a fecl- "nn ,, hCl|t <lraw mo « from London than from Roosevelt be- E5rsr?»^ r^£\l Sr5H «re. old Republicans, nnd f they n r e bl!t nUC " CeCl b) - lhc Doc ' s Kison- vni» f rnc ?f "S^'ust Roasevclt nnd It -n i ° Le '" kc or London twilibe pretty much became thcy ' feel that way themselves. Despit- nil tills turn njainst Hoosevel i can' help bl ,t believe that he President will still carry the slate bj' more lhan 100,000." Prom a second shrewd nnd seasoned old hand I got this surmKc- People here in radical Minnesota are not going to dnse after butterflies when it comes to a iia- lonal election. Third party protests only do well when elections nrc not close. This time they will want lo mafcc their vote count, if hey ra bitter a gai, ls t Roosevelt, Iheyil sock In a vote for Lnndon. If tncy re simply critical nnd want more they'll stick to Roosevelt- are su >™ "" U ' C ''' whetllcr Ule i' Cotighli n or Townscnd." An experienced political writer, who gets around ri good deal, lined it up this way: "Olson's leaving Ihc political picture will probably mean the end of 'his Farmer-Labor party. After-all, it never did have any real national significance except In the minds of n few Intellectual radicals here. The leaders were realistic and built up a strong machine within the slate— nnd they wouldn't sacrifice an for t'ne fantastic promise of a nn- ' i.atollctlcs Hack- K I). U. , To n lesser degice much the same can be said about the LnFblleltc Progressive organization In Wisconsin. But this orgnni7oilon \yas Injected definitely Into the natlon- Chutes Fail to Save Two Army Pilots OTSECO, Mic!)., Aug. 18 (UP) — | Two army flyers, engaged in mail; clivers with the seccnd army, \verc killed today when their piusuil ! : hip caiifjht fire during a iiotver (ifve over n farm near Olsego. The victims. Second IJeiitcntni: ,Vl!:iam W. llardin. of l.os An- tjdcs. attached lo Ilic Qlth .pin- Mil fqiia-Jrcn lit Sclfridge Field and I'nvutf Frnncis Maier, o, Uhwnglnc, Mich.,' were killed after they hnd bailed out ol (Heir blaring craft. witnesses said the parachute of one of tlifc flyers faile.l lo on n and thai the other hesi- tat-.'d too loni: before imlling his rip cord. As o result Ihe chute did not break the force of hi." fall, The bodies fell on the McGrei' farm. Deaths of the two :l..crs v.er thc first in coiiiiecllon with Ihe army maneuvers in which are paiti'-ipallng '.M.aoo cnllsul men mvJ members of the national Kiiard. EXPENSES Airing of' Astor Diary Ended Treasury Statement Shows Improved State of. Federal Finances WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 (URJ- Incrcasln? federal revenue : and decreasing expenditures , were le ported by the treasury''.' today in ils^firsi irnjiorUini financial state- .iii4;;ii since", the vV^liltfi "House '•; announcement ~: that Mid new taxes would be required because of the improved- fiscal, outlook: T h e treasury's -mid -August statement showed receipts for th? first six weeks of the prescni fiscal year of S515.738.897. or $41,355,000 more than .for the same period .a 'year ago. r Expenditures were given 5737,734,171 compared $1.- ,, .061,338.548 a year ago; a decrease of more than $3?3,000.000. al arena—when the Senior Bob ran for' President in 1924. Both Seim- lor Bob Junior and Governor Phil are strong for Roosevelt this year —although Itiil LaPoilette will run for Governor under the definite banner of the Progressive party. 'Phil LaFoiletle may be somewhat partisan but he's almost' painfully honest. I went, to him Impounding of Mary'Astbr's famed diaiy and sharing of custody of uiclr 4-year-old daughter,' Marilyn by Miss Aslor nnd her ex-husbaml ar. Franklyn Tnofpe,' were'viewed ns snfeguards against further nlr- of scanflal charges In (he sen- . oaal case. 'Marilyn-Is'shown in a recent picture with her mbfner with Dr: 'Thorpe below.' Plan Blood Transfusion For Minnesota Governor (UP)—Physicians attending Gov. Hoyd oisLii, seriously ill - with a chronic ailment, Ucday were reported ilopai-ln,, 16 ndmiinslw; n blroil tiansfiiElon. ' '•'•r,. t .,t • r - n n .fl S understood, was being considered lc -• " ••• . ..i.ner-taboi' parly •eade.-s -.vaning strength. | I Jiterlaiiici' Hopes to Cross Atlantic Twice in Forty Hours KANSAS CITY. Mo., Alii )8 'UP>— Harry lilehman, radio and I stage enlerlahiw, and his pil ! Slate Finds Water Company's Revenue Excessive By $3,600 'Hie state department o[ public utilities has notified municipal officials here that it has found Water company's ,„ ' 5100,000 plniie nt (11:11 A. M y': 0 ", :* noii-stbp the Ulytlicville revenue to Ije excessive m the amount of $:i,G(W, based on a reasonable return en Ils iiivest- and hns ordered the com- imny to lower Its rules to conform lo ,lhe department's ings. fllul- ruling nnd order from being is not known. Whether thc company will take exceptions lo thc dep.irtmiml'5 to prevent jilts made cfTecti/e It is understood that the company -will be required to file exceptions lo thc department's find ngs or Hie new rate schedule: la conform to the ruling. I the company lowers • rates . such reductions will apply lo rcsidcn tlal and commercial rates bu REchman and here nt 9:50 A. Merrill .M., afler leav- , ., a- ing Albuquerque nt 6:15 (O. S T> pro- nnd will not apply to rates which the munlclphKty's iiipply Is obtained, undc; walei :ity Mail ,^ ' for' Steele' Assured STEELE,' Mo.-CIty mail dellv- ry .for Steele ^seems ',assured as he result of a census taken last reck at the order of the c|ty ouncil which showerTa population »*'•. • -• .,-,.•' . , „ ' ' n excess' of l.GOO..City delivery is IVllSSISSIppI LOUnty Proper- jrOVldert hv tllP nnetr.ff\sin ,1 „»,<,,-> . i • i . . J , __. irovided by the postofflce depart- ucnt In any 'town, 6f i,50o popu- ation or more; The .city is now ireparing to. mark streets and '.umber houses, as required by the postal regulations.' for his low-down on his stale. — 1 — Here is what he said: "Roosevelt MotflPV nf Tm,,- C\ '] 1 will have no trouble in wk™,,_ 1 "" I I lel .Ol I.OU1 Ullidl'en Held for, Dealli of Form- will have no trouble in Wisconsin. All that he needs lo know about any part of America is that ne doesn't have to play with the local bosses. He needs only 'to continue being the symbol of the dreams and Ideals and naeds of the little • man— the ordinary man on the street. My father was just lhat to the common people here. We never 'nad a real machine— we just had little fellows who believed in what we stood for. Roosevelt is like that, too, if he only knew it. ne doesn't need to nlay f.Vn local politicians." 1 went to one of these "little fellows" to find out what 'iie thought "Wisconsin farmers are upset because the drouth has burned out their pastures, ruined much of their corn and 'materially lowered theiri milk income," ho explained. "But t'heir cost, of living and operating their farms keeps right on up. it makes them ihlnk hard— but most of them will still vole for Roosevelt." . ... Drouth Significance Some 25 or 30 miles north of Madison I slopped In to see Henry Grul> . "master farmer." it was a bunday morning and hot as blazes, and Henry, shirtless and sock- less. met me in his living room I reckon that most farmers around *° votKl for Roos ^-«lt in vote for him ngain," the very capable nnd 'hard-headed Henry explained slowly, "lie has made mistakes-mil w'no wouldn't We did pretty well have? under in . AAA nnd tllls erosion • conservation program is heln- us out right now . .. .'L-mk- or Towuscnd won't pull many voles from Roosevelt in this state r m " back ' Roosevelt Republica any reason it' around' 1 i good more a " ge wtfre '" 1 S5 • 1 found liiLs true over all the er Hotel jVIanagcr EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark., Allg 18 (UP)— Mrs. Doris Bowman, 31 >vas held by ('ocal •/.th.o.Vies todny pending a preliminary hearing for Ihe murder of her husband, Hob Bowman. 42. former manager of the Busln Park hotel. . ,,.-... Mrs. -Bowman surrendered voluntarily after having alleged''/ Fhct and killed'- her husband at 10:30 List night. She is sairl lo have confessed using a' shotgun .to inflict the fatal \voimJ in his left side because he "came home drunk and' abused the children." . Thc Bowmaus hart been ried four about I'j children. years and have Chicago Corn open high Sep 112 1-2 HC Dec. 98 1-2,100 low close !•I 3-8 115 7-8 97 1-4 100 western middle west. But, loo. this ereat scourgo of nature has .1 political significance; it has dramatized thc'human relief side of t'ne Administration in the most severely hit and ixwrer sections—nnd the concern the President and Secretary Wallace and the .whole Federal government have In Hie long- pull problems of farmers everywhere. The fact that much farm relief may bs branded by skeptics is subtle vote-buying makes no Particular Impression on thc hungry nnd broken recipient, Even In the minds of wise nnd experienced men n feeling of concern that almost borders on despair begins to creep in when a cirouth • comes. There Is something deeply, pessimistic and mel- nncholy about rich green pastures burned -brown and worthless In such abundanl lands as these TOMORROW, Illinois and Indi- ma look almost cerlatn for Roost- Mrs. Maggie Keen Dies at Memphis Hospital Mrs. Maggie Keen,' 28. wife'Of James Keen of the Rosa community, died nt : 2:45 o'clock Sunday looming at -the Baptist hospital In Memphis after a week's illness. Funeral services were'held Monday morning • at 10 o'clock at Luxoia with the Rev. J. a. Agnew officiating. Interment was made nt •• Luxora cemetery. The Moss Funeral'Service'was In chnrge-of lunernl nrrangements. : Mrs. • keen is 'survived by her husband, three brothers, six sisters and her parents. New York Cotton .'NEW''YORK, Aug. 18. (UP)_ Cotton closed_ barely steady. : ;.-,- open high low close P"-.. ': 1179 1179 1167 1171 Efc- ...... UBS ,183 , m Im Jal1 1185 1185 1175 1177 J Ia , r v, 1191 1191 1179 1181 Ma V ,-. II9I 1191 1179 1180 Ju 'y '• 1187 1187 1173 1177 • Spots closed quiet at 1231, off 12. i -Spot Average is 12,00 Tim. averaee price of 7-8 Inch middling cotton, on Ihe 10 lead- nig spot markets today was 12.00 the Blythevllle 'Board of Trade reports. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 18. (UP1 —Hedge selling, with little demand, forced cotton down to losses of 8 nnd 10 points at the close loday. There were reports of much open cotton In the fields, leading some traders to believe there might bo a big movement to gins soon. Weather continued extremely hot over the belt with only scattered showers and a backward movement of the crop was foreseen. : open high low close ..... 1175 1175 1162 1169 .... 1179 1179 1166 1171 .... 1180 1180 1174 1174 1185 1135 1174 1175 ..... 118G 1186 1174 1176 •••, 1171. 1171 1171 1171 closed steady nt 1210, off 10. Chicago Wheat Oct. Dec. Jan! Mar. May July open Sep 113 hlgij 114 low close Dec 112 3-4 113 3-8 112 113 refueled, lilchmnn dismissed their Jectccl night to .London Lack with thc assertion: "Nothing . to it, just n - little hop." Hlehumn said the. ship . hnd a Ensulinc 'capacity of 1.000 "aliens, enough for 6,000 miles "\Ve will just hop over 'to London. Imve a glass of clmm- Iiagnc with . dinner nnd be back in New York In -to hours," h« snld. . i . In thc ,wings, ;U11 surfaces, '. nnd rear part of the fuselage of- the low winged .. nH-meliil Viillcc lilahe, have been 'placed 40000 i:lng pong balls, designed to keep Ihe craft 'afloat should lt : I;, forced down on -the ocean At New York 15.000 more o the balls \\ill be packed Iziti the plane. Rlchnian said he hu; received, an ofter of $10,000 ,-fo the : pii'ig poiig bnlls : :if he would autbgraph .each one—when nm if he returns from the flight. Wooldridge Is Named :> As Chancery Judjj LITTLE ROCKi Aug. 18 iUP>- Oovcrnor J. M. Putrcll loday u> pointed Harry T. Wooldridge i'lne RHiff p,i chancery J for thc fourth district Woolitrldgc will nil the uii reil term of Hnrvev n I,'ic»' who .died last Tuesday night, af ter lie .hnd been renonilrmtod I 'he Deiuociauc ijrmmry. rli fourth chaijcery district Is com pcsed of Arkansas, Joltersoi Clevulnnd nnd Lincoln counties ty listed at iVlore Than $150,000 LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-Real estate in. Mississippi c ou:ity ' valued at $158,000 wns owned by the late W *t°Wf: sla ^ FERA .aijd V/l'A administrator, ^-ho was killed in an.airplane tragedy at Goodwin January 14, according t o an inventory filed yesterday l n Pulaskl probate court by Owe.hs &,Enrmnn, attorneys.for Mrs. Margaret .Inc'k- son Dyess, administratrix of his estate. '_ •The Inventory does not 'include insurance carried by .Mr. Dyess or personal, property for .which Mrs Dyess executed bond of $30000 shortly after his death. An n»recd Judgment for $21,000 In fnvor of Mrs. Dyess against American Airlines was entered in Second Division circuit court June 25, for the death of her husband In the Goodwin airplane crash, A suit Is pending in Third Division circuit court against, the. Equitable Assurance Society of the United states involving $30.000 insurance on the life Of Mr. Dyess carried by the company. A motion for transfer to federal court is pending. "The appraisal of Mr. Dyess' Mississippi county real estate was made by J. H. Craln, G. L White and Ben Butler, all of Mississippi county. Tne report showed that Wr. Dyess owned seven tracts totaling 1,480 acres, lying about eight miles north of Osceoln. The report placed the value of the land at (80 per acre, or a total value of $118,400. it was entered on the Inventory, nt $115.000. Farm assets listed also included; livestock, $12,613.60; cash, $1861851; farm machinery, tools and equipment. $7,846.51; office equipment, $190.80; planting seed, $1 066.99; small look, $?,662, and accounts receivable, $1,637.68, High School Student Dies on Way to Hospital COOTER, Mo.—Frank E. Morgan, Cooler high school student died last week en route to the Blythevllle hospital. The boy, 14 years old, nltended school the day before his death. When he became 111 he was token to the McDanlel clinic nt Steele " was found that he was - from an Intestinal obstruction. An immediate operation was advised but the boy died in before it reached at Funeral services were held „. the Cooler Methodist church by Ihc pastor, the.Rev. Herman Wagler, and interment wns made at Ml. aton cemetery. The student 112 3-4 113 1-S body of Cooler high school at tended .the funeral. Shells Fall in San Sebastian, •Killitifi Residents; Typhoid 'Rireatens Spniilsh-Prcncl Frontier, Aug. 18 (UP) _ Tin Spanish rebel warship Espnn- bombarded Irun nnd Snii Sebastian todny, killing many In Sai Sebastian. was (he second ( l H y c 8 of the north coast eltles San Sebastian iilsn was bombei from the nlr toduy, •Shells from ; the Espana de strayed many dwellings. One hi the mutcrjilty hospital and (him- "-gcd It but there were'ho car,- iiaKlr-s there. The city wns In dire slrnl'. niifi typhoid broke out becaust the water, supply has been cu by thc rebels. ; .This, .civil ;nvcrnor issued i proclamation saying. that if tin •vandalism" of the bombnrdmen recurs the war council ivin ^ L convoked Immediately to judge the rebel hcs.tascs, 'held - .then;, -u'n doubtecTfy - condemning innny to death. / ./ ( Tlie civil governor announced that two Important personages arc nniong the hostages — COUm Romanones, former advisor (o th 0 king, und (he monarchist leader Honorio Mnurn, rightist lender It was inferred they would' be HIP first to be 'shot. Negro Ordered Held For Robbery Attempt John Birch, negro, was ordered held to nwnif aclion of the fall Brand Jury, on n chnrge of attempted robbery by- Municipal Judge Doyle - Henderson yesterday nfter- no ° n - His bond wns set at $150. Birch was Mentifled'by chudad Abraham as the negro who entered his store the night of Aug. e , drew n pin on him and ordered him o hand over money from iiis cash box. Abraham proleslcd and argued, instead of obeying tl, c com . mand and the negro gunman became excited and backed out of the store. • • Closing Stock Prices NEW YORK, Aug. 18. (UP)- Stocts firmed loday in sllg'nt trading while bonds also were dull nnd higher, featured by new highs In live u. s. government issues. Sen- tcmber corn gained the limit to a new 8-year high; hogs crossed U cents n pound lo new 1936 tons and cotton lost all its gains of yes- lerdny. A T nnd T Anaconda Copper Belhlehem Slcel .. Chrysler Cities Service ...". Cocn cola -.."' Oenernl American Tank Ocneral Electric General Motors ..'" Intenintlonnl Harvester' McKcsson-Robbins Montgomery Ward ..".' New York Central I'nckard Phillips Petroleum .1.... Radio Corp .'. " " 1034 St. Ix)uls-San Fi-anclsco — Simmons Bed 37 Standard of N J <jj ^" as - C< !. •'•'•' 383-1 173 3-4 40 60 1-3 113 4 3-8 115 3-4 57 46 65 5-8 78 9 3-4 45 40 5-3 10 3-8 42 .1-1 Braddock Unable to : Fight Max NEW YOUK, Aug. 18 (UP) Joe Qould, innnimcr of Heavy- eight, Chnii!|)lnn Jimmy Brad w dock, slate to.vlng ccmiiilsfioii fishier cipUl not, tVr ivllli his scheduled Lout with Max Sr, ( .u v l|, v , ot lenunny because of mi Injured today told the New York that his -hrli?h ' left hn.nd. " Gould told the fominlwlon "It will be Impossible for Jimmy lo flsht In September because of a, growth uettt'i'en his lltilo ninl third flngers on the left hand. •Ve; have hnd five doctors ex- imlnc iho hand and limy hiva agreed Ihnt nn operation Is ncc- essary. "Arrangements have Ucen pletcd lor Dr. Irvln lialcnswig of Cornell to operate in n Ncv, York hosplln) thursdny nnd it will lake between foiir nnd five month!!., (or the wound to heal sufficiently for Jimmy lo box." Louis' lleim To Get Bout NEW YORK, Alii'. 18 (UP) _ Joe Louis held n slight' weight advnntngc over Jack Shark»y when they were examined todiy for . their 10-rauitd henvywelght bout tonight nl. Yankee Slniiluni. l-ouls scnled 109 'j..| pounds nsnlust 197 .1-4 for Slmrkcy the former heavyweight (||| c holder. Slmrkcy wore n-two-day growth of bluck beard and didn't snv much. As nhvnys J^ck stared tit everyone with his hypnotic eye. Louis snt behind 'ihc scnles us Sharkey was checked In. lie wore a trcen gnbnrdlue Jacket over his bare shoulders, o.xfortls li'nd a pair of ring trunks. ! Neither lighter spoke to ihe olher. They merely. slnrcd When' Louis: wns'lnformcd ifcavy.- wclghl 'Chnnipldii "jiiumy" Ihiid-' dock was sufTcrliig nil- • InJiir.Hl iniid. he said. ••'I'm sorry t,, hear of tlmt, but-II looks better for m; because I Sehmellng. I ; wis ng Mnx tonight." might get, to meet • I wns light- KILLS Ilfil OF 80, THEN SELF Stuttgart Landowner Had Just Returned Frorn Mental Observation STUTTGART, Alrg. 18 (UP)- olm Papnn, about C5, shol. and IlleU Mrs. John Kuhl'ir, BO n iclghbor, nnd then fntally wou'nd- d himself nl his home about 1.5 illcs north of here early today Papnn. one of Ihc largest land- wners in this section of Ihe tnte, recently had returned to ils home nfter being In n Mam- his hospital for menial obscrva- D1HE|SUFFE| Increasing Relief L o a"d Comes Hand In HafiH With Rising Prices ~'ik WASHINGTON, Au? ia" !\JfvL increasing food prices' resulting from the drouth that has cut cross mid put middle-west farrnersi.>on relief v,ill sk}rocket farnr'income he Inst lialf of this year far above t he corresponding jwrlod of 1935 he. bureau of agricultural econoirf- Ics predicted today, .Farm income' for the first six montlis of 1936 exceeded the ssnia period for 1935 and today's pre'-' illcllon Indicated the trend V continue. S £, Prices that hac U wa ' Irend ( ren upward during t'ne nrst six montlU of Ihe year have Advanced stead- ly during July an d the trend continues lhat way, Uw bureau said Mort c«Jh For AW "* Grains »nd dairy products adi vnuced sharply »hlle llvestocfc 1 woo! and cotton declined slight!/ The higher' farm Income & those »ho were able to grow crops as forecast as appeals for addV llorinl Bid from drouth areas were' made to relief agencies V A toUl of j«a,50i farm families are receiving aid from the WPA tlo'i Hese " leme "t Admlnlstra* m nm fl K 8Lr L m * y P Ceased to 170.000 by the end of the Ion. Neighbors said , . - - he apparently hot Mrs, Kuhler with n 12 gauge hc(<tun ns she was walking to- ivnrd his house. She had been wiping him with work nrouud the louse for several days. Cooler Accident Victim Returns from Hospital U S Smelling ...'.". U S Sleel Warner liros ... ZonKe 78 1-8 66 12 5-8 7 Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, 111., Au». 18 JP)—Hogs: receipts 1,000 Top 11.65 170-230 Ibs. ll.50rll.65 140-160 Ibs. 10.15-10.75 Bulk sows 8.00-9.75 Catlte: receipts 6,500 Steers 7.50-9.00 Slaughter steers -5.00-fl.50 Mixed yearlings nnd heifers 0.00-8.00 Slaughter heifers 4.75-9.00 Beef COMS 4.00-5.00 Cutters and lov cutlers 3,00-3.75 ,,,-, Mo. — Miss Kntyc cddlck was returned to her home ere Monday night from the HJy- hcville hospital where she had een under treatment since last I Vcdncsdny for injuries sustained •hen she was nm over by n car riven by Paul Frazler nt the ooter sort ball diamond a Jew • miles before she was to have Itched for the Cooler girls team n a game against Holland. Firse Cotton Brought to Steele and Cooler STEELE, Mo In the . Taylor -—- within a few minutes"The second bale was brought In by W H. Godsey. Both live in the Mos- ley-Hollosd vicinity. . ' • The nrst bale was brought to Cooler last week by Byron Holly Practically all fanners Ii, this' vicinity are picking cotton this week. The crop, Is going to be belter than usual even nfter thc prolonged drouth. Relief IMH& Grows for additional aid from more .than a score of, north- Fcslern, middle ,est«h-and so ": hern states because of contin- i«l hot dry uenther mused officials to revise their estimates upward sharply. .Already the Works Progress Administration is caring for 80501 fnrm families and 66 000 are ' receiving monthly drouth grant? from the Resettlement Administration This total of 146501 inny be Increased lo 170 000 by the end of this \\eek. ; The revised estimates mado it .vlrtiialls certain Ihnt Ihe next •consreii, will be asked for. ad- clitlonnl npprppriations enrly to meet this unexpected ndditional load Thc last appropriation"!^ rondo long before the drouth sat Heat, Continues Tour of the Western plains states wore Ine lirunt of the sun's attack* on. crops jesterday, with temperatures Ihnt climbed as high ns in ilegiccs nt Blair, Neb, and Nowata"." Okla ' •>, 'Ihe hcnt belt stretched throu»li' Nebraska, Knnsas, Missouri and Oklanoma *here four more heat' deaths uere reported. A tempera'^ tire of 107 in Lincoln, Neb , W he hottest August 17 on record here, and a reading of 109 .was likewise a new high for Topefca Kan. Kansas City sweltered w«h the mercury nt 108 Ralph Holt Appointed Bragg City Postmaster WA.SMINGtoi»3W tpolloftlce department has announced Ihe appointment ol Ralph D Holt ns acting postmaster n't Brag" City, Mo. ,^,*~, ' ' n " years we're paid for casn corn In the Chicago gmin pits, cash quotations'soared lo. (1 29 n -bushel—five cents below «ie 1925 high—and futures went 1QQQ ft ,n olllCe Aiay: • lifto, >1 12 it Sharp Promises Jobs ! • LITTLE ROCK, Allg! 18 (UP)—. Slate WPA Administrator FloV, Sharp announced today that' drouth relief would be continued]' in northwest Arkansas ' 'Needy farmers, Sha-p sard would be assigned for the-pres-' ent to regular WPA, projects ih their own vicinity where DOS-. siblci He added thai special- drouth projects ' would be recom-' mended by President Roosevelt's commission when It completes Its study of Ihe stricken areas of- the west The stite administrator, who re turned this morning from a series of drouth conferences In Washington nlso said that ar ranRCmeUt had been made to con- Hmto 'She treislen*i crhtur ati Hot Springs National Park fo\ another jcnr Tlie camp will be supervised by the b s public health service WEATHER ARKANSAS—Generally fair tonight and Wednesday. Memphis and Vlclnitv—Gener- ally fair, tohUht and Wednesday. Not much change In temperature. The maxiitiitrrl temperature hero yesterday was 104, minimum 75, clear, according to Samuel P Morris, official weather observer Today the temperature register^ » majtiniuhl At i p m of 103 ) '

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