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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS _ _____ THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTJIEOStf ARKANSAS AND SOUTHPAW M, S ™ ? ? ^ VOLUME XXXVI—NO. GG. Blylncvllle Courier Btylhevllle Herald Mississippi volley Loader Blylhevllle Dally News High Court Upholds Hague Injunction In Divided Opinion WASHINGTON, June 5. (UP)-The supreme court today upheld an injunction restraining Mayor Frank Hague and other Jersey City officials from interfering with civil held the proposec Other important actions: The constitutionality of fedcra milk marketing agreements wa upheld in two cases which found the court divided five to four am six to three. Tlie court child labor amendment to the'con slitution is still legally open to ratification by the stales. T.ha ruling was made in a seven lo hvo decision which brought /our separate opinions by the justices Tlie litigation In the Jersey City cose grew out of Hague's refusa . to permit C. I. O. organizers to operate In (he city and his police department's policy of "deporting' labor organizers and others falling within the category of "radicals' as promulgated by Hague. Legal spokesmen for the citj contended that the policies to whic, the C. i. O. and the Civil Liberties Union objected actually Were valid exercises of police power reserved to the states by the constitution. Man Killed By Freight Train Near Marked Tree MARKED TREE, Ark., June 5. CUP)—Woodrow .Carter, 21, was killed by a Frisco freight train, No. 13G, here Saturday night about 11. o'clock on St. Francis river bridge. He had started' walking to his jiome four miles froni here. ' Funeral services'were held Sun- day'':!afterpcon at '"Garden Point . cemetery, near Etowah. -. Stock Prices NEW YOKK, June 5.•(DP)—The slock imjjtket moved irregularly today with volume tlie lightest in two weeks. A. T. & T 105 ' Anaconda Copper 24 3-4 Associated D. G. Beth. Steel Boeing Air Chrysler General Electric General Motors Int. Harvester Mont. Ward N. v. Central Packard Phillips Radio Simmons Socony Vacuum Standard of N. J. ... Texas Corp U. S. Smelt U. S. Steel 7 7-8 '58 !-8 23 3-4 09 3-4 31 1-4 44 5-8 59 1-2 50 7-8 15 1-4 3 1-2 36 0 3-8 23 1-2 11 7-8 43 3-8 30 1-2 50 3-4 49 ... ,. ,- , • , ' interfering with civil liberties guaranteed under the constitution It held lhal Jersey City ordinances, prohibiting distribution o hand bilk nnd leaflets and regn lalmg the manner ID which pub lie meetings may be held, wholly unconstitutional. Tlie decision, one of several ma Jar verdicts rendered at Ihe court' finn! session of this term, fomv. it divided to an almost unprece dented degree. Five separate spin ions were required to express thi dllterent views of the seven jus tices -who participated In the ens? The vote to uphold tlie Injuncllor against Hague was five to two. Identified By Name Plate, Papers After Being Pulled From River MEMPHIS, June 5. (UP) — The body of L. L. Killcbrew of Jonesboro, which was found In thc Mississippi river, about 10 miles south of here Saturday morning, had been m thc water probably 10 or 12 weeks, Chief Deputy Sheriff Oliver Perry of Shelby county said today. The-' body was returned lo Jonesboro for burial yesterday. It was Identified by a melal name plate and papers in Ihc clothes. Ferry said workers on a dredge boat found the body floating in the water and notified the sheriff's office. The body was beginning lo rot and the flesh was leaving the bones. Killebrew disappeared from Jonesboro last February with the threat that he mould end his life In the river because he was im- employed. • Will Crown 1939 Water Carnival's Queen 01' Beauty • ..... The crowning of the 1939 bathing beauty queen of (lie l>. B o Water Carnival, following selection' of (lie winner in the contest June 14, and a dance given by ihc Bachelors Club In honor of Hie fflilng beauty contestants are high lights of the new plans being Hindi- for the carnival, | 0 be held Pnik BWlwniln * 1XX)1 '" Walker Miss Winifred Crawford, winner pf Ihc 1S38 contest, will relinquish her crown to ihls year's winner directly after (he Judges have announced (heir decision There will be a loving cup awarded to Ihe Blylheville child w | lo wins (he title of "Little Ml.s s Balling Beauly of Blyihcvlllc," v will precede the oilier contest The Bachelors Club clnnco at (he American Legion hid which will m ! h P bath! "8 toai'ly contestants the place of the dance will take Referendum On Workmen's Compensation Also Reported As Unlikely ROCK, Ark., June '\5.-petitions ; against . ,th,e sales-tax' arid probably the work- nen'sf compensation acts will not )e filed before they become effec- ive Thursday. J. Charles Linthicum, president of the Arkansas Taxpayers Association, which has campaigned for vceks against the sales tax net, nnounccd yesterday his organiza- ion has abandoned plans to refer An aiithorltalive source said of- Icials of the Arkansas Coal Op- irators Association, sponsors seek- ng to refer tiie workmen's compensation law, had reached n satisfactory agreement" with Gov: Bailey and would drop their light. given last year by Chapter N of tin I.E. O. which Is sponsoring Uil. second annual event. Memphis, divers, professionals am amateurs, will compete with amateurs of this section in »n exhibition program which Is expeclcd to create wide attention!!. Although the list of entrants ii the bathing- beauty contest is no complete, these have registered will Mrs. L..E. Old: Miss Patricia Wise Miss Sallie Mathls, Miss LaNell Smart, Miss Peggy While, Miss Junidla Walpole, Miss Anila Pay jeck, Miss Mary Ann Nabers, Miss Elaine Anderson, Miss Alice Saliba "Miss Lynelte Tucker, Miss Mnry Jeanne Afflick, Miss Rose Stacy Miss Virginia Crawford, Miss Sue Hnmey, Miss Eloise Ramcy Miss Jeanetta Jean Sebnugh, Miss Billy Payne, Miss Sara Lou McCulchcn Children between the ngcs of two to six. Inclusive, who have registered' wllh Mrs. J. w. Adam's Jr. for thc children's contest arc- Marie Bnrnett. Sherron Benlsh Jennn Benlsh, Ernestine Holt, Carol Holt, Betsy Bell, Julia Ann Mc- Cnll, Jean. Campbell, Kny Cratton Winibedi Buckley, Patricia Ami Caldwell, Jan Dickinson, Annclla Humphrey, Rosemary Monnghan Kay Smith, Heard Wylie, Joan Freeman, Patricia Heani. Hoxanna Johnson, Lee Gcodman, Nita Hose Hall, Patricia Partlow. Arkansas Supreme Court Sets Aside N e g r o's Deatli Sentence The nocif, June a. deal!) senlonce Imposed on liner To Relnni To Gmiian For With 'Refugees Lawyers known enue fixing law to oppose the declined to be noted but forecast their refercn- lum petition would be presented o the secretary of state before he deadline. Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, HI., June. 5. (UP)—Hogs, 14,000, . Top, 0,60. 170-230 Ibs., 6.50-6.55. HO-1GO Ibs., 5.85-6.00. Bulk sows, 4.90-5.65. Cattle, 3,200. Steers, 8.30-9.75. ; Slaughter steers, 7.25-12.00. Mixed yearlings and heifeis, 8.CO-0.50. Slaughter heifers, 7.25-10.00. Beef cows, 5.15-6.75. Cutters and low cutlers, 4.25-5,50. New York Cotton NEW YORK. June 5. (OP)-Cotton closed steady. open July Oct. Dec. Jan. Afar. May 907 823 803 798 789 787 high 918 834 813 807 800 790 low 005 826 803 797 789 787 close 917 833 813 807 800 700 Spots closed nominal nt 992, up 11. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, June 5. (UP)— Cotton futures closed steady today. Up 50 lo 55 ceil Is a bale. open high low July Oct. Dec. Jan. Mar. May 917 838 816 811 801 801 Spots closed changed. 723 845 823 811 809 808 915 835 814 811 800 797 close 923 845 823 815 809 806 dull at 940, un- Chicafio Wheat high low close 77 5-8 75 3-4 75 3-4 open July 77 1-4 Sept. 76 3-4 77 1-4 75 5-8 75 5-8 Chicago Corn open high low close 50 1-4 51 3-4 Jill}' 50 3-4 51 1-8 Sept 52 1-8 52 5-8 50 1-4 51 3-4 Clarence Wilson Still In Critical Condition The condition of Clarence H. Wilson remained critical today. Mr. Wilson, who was stricken wilh a heart ailment Wednesday afternoon, is at the Memphis Baptist hospital. 'Bayou Phantom 1 Is Sought For Death Of Two METCALF, Miss., June 5. (UP)— The 60 terrified residents of this community asked the help of national guardsmen today in tracking dswn a "mad phanlom of Ihe bayous" whom they blame for killing two men, wounding n woman and sniping at four olhcr persons. The cilizens, mainly small farmers, apirealed to Gov. Hugh White to "relieve the fear (hat is drivin" our people mnd.'' They said Ihnt for the past several weeks they had been afraid to leave their homes at nighl, that they slept with guns and knives nt. hand, and that families huddled together ncai windows, afraid to burn lights. Tlie mysterious rifleman stalks his victims nt night, they said, creeping close and firing frcm ambush. Many of the community believed he was R lunatic. who refuge iti the swamps. None of tlie four who heard bullets whining past them sighted thc assassin. They said he "seemed lo come from nowhere,' 1 and vanish without a trace. There was talk of "han'ts." but Sheriff n. P. chnney said "no one hnd taken really believed such a thing.' "This Is a flesh-and-blocd critter, a menn one," Chaney said. "He has .... a sharp shooting eye and a twisted j the Legislative Leaders Point Out Obstacles To July 15.Date WASHINGTON. June Legislative leaders told 5 (UP)— President Roosevelt today that congressional adjournment by July 15 cannot be definitely assured at this time. The view nf the congressional lenders was given to Mr. Roosevelt at his regular Monday morning conference on legislative matters with his senate and house chieftains. One of the chief obstacles lo early adjournment, it was believed is the question of amendment of Hie neutrality act. The problem has aroused n wide diversity of congressional opinion and thc probability of lengthy debate has been foreseen. Tuberculosis -Fatal To Lloyd J. Mooney A two years illness came lo an end aiturdny night with thc dentil of Llcyd J. Mooney. son of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Moouey who are parents of nine daughters and another son Death resulted from tuberculosis He was 27. Funeral services were held this nflernoon at the Dell Methodist church with the Rev. J. L McGehee, pastor, officiating, nr .d bur- tal was made nl the cemetery there. He is also survived by his wife Mrs. Lola Mooney. His sisters Mrs. Stella Cook of Pnragould John Turner of St. Louis, Annie Grlce of Dell, Mrs Ray Hosectaw of Manila, Pauline. Virginia. Mnry Lee, Kathleen and Betty Jo Mooney who live nt home and his brother is 'Tlir/i'* TTnlt^..^ Mrs. Mrs. Vidn Home Bone, negro, wns sot aside lodny by the Arkansas supreme court nnd a new trial ordered b«'~ cnvisc of failure of the Pulaskl county circuit court lo Include negroes on thc panel from which a petit Jury was selected. Bono was convicted of murdering (he wife of John Draber. plniilnlloii manager, ncnr here last December 19. The trial court hnd excused llirec white men from the petit jury and replaced them willi negroes when attorneys for the defcndunt raised tlie question of exclusion of negroes nt tlie trial, The supreme court, however, held that the trial court should have dismissed Ihc entire jury and drawn n new panel'will) negrces included. Thc high court upheld a lower $800 damages estate of Mrs. Sophia Nathan against Ihe Arkansas Louisiana Gas company. The suit was filed nfter Mrs. Nathan fell through a hole in the floor at Ihe home of Mr. nnd Mrs. Sam Locke here where she was vlslling. Employes of (he gas com- pnny had left thc hole In the floor unguarded during the noon hour. They hnd becu Installing a furnace there. court verdict of to the Under Secielaiy Would Lend Pnvate Fnteipnse Encomagement WASHINGTON, June 6 (UP)— Under Secretary of Treasury John W. Hanes today urged the house vays ui)d .means poinmltlec to jrcvl^g the federal lax system to provide Incentives to private enterprise. "Wherever we (hid thai the tax system may be operating against he necessary Incentive and Is in- erferlng with legitimate anil necessary enterprise," "Knnes said, "it seems plain to me, that it Is our duly lo correct the situation." Hanes is a former Wall street broker, who joined Ihe ndmlnistra- lon lo w:rk for belter nndersland- ng between business and govem- ncnt. He said lie was In thorough iccoril witli Ihe reccmmenilaltoiis Concerning taxes, made by Secrc- ""•' ' Treasury Heiiry Morgcii- on May 27. NEW YORK, June 5. (UP)—Tl ei- St. Louis, enrrylng more (tin : 900 hcmrle.M Jewish refugees', wl were refused permission (o Inn In Cuba, is returning lo dermal! bcenuse (here Is no further hop of Inndlng her passengers," .11 ilnmtnirg American line nnnoimcc hire today. K H. Dedrlck, assistant pussci ger Hsst'nt of the line, announce Hint Hie ciiplnln of Ihe St. I/ou line) ndvlsed Ite ollices here thn the vc.ssel would return lo Ham burg. He denied rciwrls (hat (he ves sel was returning lo the dcrmn l»rt because of scheduled cruise •mm snld lhat Ihe rclurn was di elded upon because there was i. possibility of lauding- (lie refugci anywhere on ibis side of (he At lanllc, Dr. H enry Tiplon Byars Former Mayor, Sue cumbs Today CAHUTIIERSVILLE, Mo., June 5 —Dr. Henry Tipton Uynrs, widely ary of hau Jr., Cross Board To Meet Tuesday Morning Members of the board of dlrcc- ors and cominlttecinctr of the Red ss chapter of the Chickasawba llstrlct are urged lo attend the aecting to be held tomorrow morn- ng at 10 o'clock In the Chamber >f Commerce room at Ihe city hall, t was announced today. Edward Tutlle of Little Rock, icld worker of Arkansas, will meet vllli Die members who will com- ilelc plans for next year's nctivl- Ics. The meeting will be presided iver by E. B. Esles. recently elected 'hnirmnn of the group. Holland. Cobb Funeral charge. Home was in Pascola, Mo. Farmer Sustains Broken Leg C. c. Fisher, 34. of Pascola, ,\fo., s resting very well nt t ), e Walls hospital where he was brought Sat firs. Rebecca Thompson Succumbs On Sunday Mrs. Rebecca Oliver Thompson, vifc :f B. M. Thompson, died Sim- lay noon at the Blytheville lios- I'lal. She would have been 42 years Id June 9. Ill for two weeks, deatli resulted rem complications caused b'y an nfectlon In the blosd stream. The remains were taken lo Milan, 'ciui., where rites were conducted his afternoon at the Cumberland Presbylcrian church. Born near Milan, Mrs. Thompson had always lived there until (he family moved here two years a?o when Mr. Thompson became con'-' necled wllh the Crafton Wholesale Grocery company. She Is also survived by one son, known pliyslclnn nnil former irniyo of this city, died nt his home till morning. He was 70. In ill henllh since he hnd n stroke of paralysis In April, 1030, he wa not confined to his bed except n Intervals but a second stroke Fd- ay night caused his dcnlh. Fimcrnl services will be hold Tiles (lay nflernoon, four o'clock, nr angemcnls for 'which nrc not com plelc. Born In Covhujlon, Tciin., Dec. 4 1859, Dr. Uynrs received his tlcg'rc of medicine In April 1860 from i. medical college In Philadelphia Pfl., and Inter the stune year, cnuu to Cnriithcrsville. Besides Ills work, as ix physiclni. -•re for more limn half a century ic had varied other community In crests A member of the locnl «chob mnrd for many years, he nlso servet ns county superintendent of'scliools l^t a year. "' M ..--'- , •- • , He wns elected to the pffue-,o mnyai a position;'he held for scv- eml years although he never took an','aclivc part In '•politics. When Ihe United Stales entcrci Ihe World War he volunteered for service and was a. •member of'Ihc locali board of examining surgeons during Dmt time. He. wns chief surgeon of the St. Loiils-Soiilheast Rnllrond company from tlie time of its organization until It was sold. His work' In clubs Included Ihc cilices of Junior nnd Senior Warder and Master 'of the Carullicrsvllle Masonic lodge. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. iiiln Shields Bynra; four sons, James and Henry T. Byurs of here, Willimn L. Byars of Springfield, Mo., and. Warren S. Bynrs of Jefferson city. Mo., and two daughters, Mrs. Mary Fnrrnr of Springfield and Miss Mildred Bynrs of St. Louis, nil of whom were with him when he passed away, having arrived Saturday. Says Blytheville Has 350 Tagless Vehicles Police have announced they are continuing their drive lo arrest those who do not have cily tags for Iheir cars but only eight have been fined In Municipal court. l>. A. Rhodes was fined five dollars ifler entering a plea of guilty nnd was granted nn nppenl to circuit court. Only 850 Ings have been purchased at five dollars each although Iherc arc at least 1200 machines in the city, according to Miss nulh Blylhe, city clerk. Those being togged nre being made to pay Ihc fine, which equals Ihc amount of the license which they must nlso purchase, accord- Ing to Police Chief E. A. Rice. 1 Murray; cue brother, Blake Oliver nf Miami, Fla., and one sister. Mr< George 'Threads?!!! of Milan. Holt Funeral Home was in charge. Masons Will Meet urday wlilch following an accident In his right leg wa s broken . - --0--- •*,£ Wil^ UJUMII1 above the knee to cause a serious fracture. The nccldent occurred late Prl- °7, he was workin i=b 5Cven 5?.. *!* ¥?Ulng west Baptist Bible School Has Enrollment Of 184 A tolnl enrollment ot 184 slu- dcnls was rcporled today for thc opening of the Vacation Bible School of Ihe First Baptist church. Milton Graham, principal speaker of the school, announced that alt others who cared lo may yet enroll for this school which will continue for two weeks. SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS GottonExportSubsidy Proposal Is Shelved By Administration Chnmbei-lain Tells Com mons Numbers Did No! Contribute To Acciclenl LONDON, Juno fi. (UP)-l'rlim Minister Neville Chnmbcrlntn C X' pliilnlng Hie sinking of tlie sub marine Thetis wllh the loss of D3 lives, denied In (he House of Coin :nons today (lint Ihe siibinailm was overloaded and Hint the Inrgi number of men nbonrd contribute* lo Ihe sinking. The prime minister snld Hint tis fnr as could be ascertained Hie sinking of Ihe Thetis wns by the llooiling of two fonvitn comunrlmciiu by one of Ihe torpedo tube*. Chamberlain promised a fnl :>ubllc limiiiry Instead of Ihc usua iecrct admiralty Investigation. This Thetis wns on n trial rur refore being accepted from lUs builders, Cnmmcll Laird. Additional personnel Is usual iluHng acceptance trials, Chnmberlnln declared. Explaining the Howling throng); i lube, Chamberlain, jsald Din otii- ilde door of one of the lubes wa* opened for raisons wlilch have not •ct been explained fully. In getting out of llici comptul- iient, the prime minister said, Ihc lion were minble lo close the first mler light dnor behind them. exceptionally strong wind tide, Uhnmterlnlu « uddcd An mid landlcnppcd diving opernllons bill i Liverpool diver went down us icon us feasible nfler which an ntlcmpl WHS made lo lift the stern vlth 11 view lo culling n hole In 1. Thc attempt was unsuccessful ic snld, because the submarine jroke away and it required lino to relocate It, Seven Senleijceil'Foil'Vayi- Three negroes plcndcd guilty to lornls chnrgos in « special session f circuit court lodny, in which our other negroes also received ctilcnccs. Judge G'. B. Keck pre- iiled. Early Boyd. Augustus Freeman iid Lcroy Newsom pleaded guilty nd were each sentenced lo three lonllis on Ihe county Inrm. Two negroes. Murphy Clnrrcll. mid Vrlls.Holly, who entered pleas of ot guilty, nre free on bond In con- ccllon with thc same case nnd nother negro, Hubert Guy, Is to e tried In (he morning, It was nnounccd. Dora Precis, 25-year- an, held In conncc- cn wllh the cases, Is still in Jail. Willie Brown, negro, who ud- Itted stealing merchandise from le local store of Montgomery, 'ard and Co., nnd the Western uto Supply store, wns fined leu ollnrs nnd sentenced U> 30 days icli on two counts nnd sentence i a third charge of polit larceny ns suspended. Eddie Johnson, negro, who plcad- I guilty lo a charge of slcnling vo chickens from near Dell, was led ten dollars and given n Ihrce lontlis sentence on the coimly nn. W. T. Love, negro, who pleaded ullty to n charge of .stealing erodes from a residence near Dell, ns fined len dollars and sen- nced lo three months on the nn. ' Daniel Thomson, \ucgro, was vcn n six months sentence on ich of two charges of petit Inr- ny In canneetlon wllh the thefl merchandise from the Oalncs rcccry nnd was given a suspended ntence on the third charge. dnv^iS"i NTO - N| o tl n ' port mib.Hiily tins summer. nt )cnst ' jt administration to- i for « cot to" ex- * v iiny ^nloMim 0 1)In " '• ll ' l)Con - fm ' niulate <1 for a subsidy nt for^'pnictieftl and politicnl rertsons." * Some Indication of piobnble uctlon-or lack of ! It^-is expected from; Joint conferences of house and EMinlc conferees, stalling today, on the agricultural appropriation bill providing funds for sub- slty payment. Practical reasons for delaying a subsidy program Include the necessity of a hearing befoie the tar- lit commission lo establish import tliiolns, lo prevent re-cnlry of cotton on which nn export subsidy was paid, x • The absence of such n, quota olllclnls, .snld, might altoiv exjjorl- U, of A. Trustees Probably Name New Officials On Thursday FAYKTTEVII.I,G, June —The board of trustees 5. (UP) of the „. „,„ University of Arkansas today fnllcd iiiune a denn of the medical hDol nt Lltllc llock nmi an nssls- lanl director of agriculture -for the extension deiiai'lmeiil. Bolh places nrc vacant, one by reslgnnllon nnd (he oilier by dismissal, and (hey W lll be filled Thursday when (he board meets nenln In the governor's office at Little nock. The business inhnngcr of Ihc unl- rerslty was Instruclcil by the o pay Ihe Arkansas \isc tux •irolesl. on nil purchases- nindo outside the stale for Hie university. Must Appear Before Caruthersville ,Magis t ra to Following Fatal Accident CAfUJTHERSVlLLB, Mo., Juno i.-iW. G. Plgiie, Greyhound bus Irlvcr, hns been placed under bond or his nppenrnnco, Friday before Mnglstrato-J, DVsisk here In ton^ wclioii wlllr Ihc dcrlliriof Wllllnm 5.-Lnne, 42, locft) infpcnter,:-in a 'UJi-nuloniobllo'bh Hlgliway. No. 84 nt the edge of this 'city at noon Sumhiy. ; Lnno was mstanlly killed when its car collided wllh a big Mom- ihls-Sl. Louis bus in front of a crvlcii station. Lane hnd Just riven out of thc station entrance vhcn the accident occurred. Joe Wanner, service station op- rntor, wns n witnes.i nt (lie tn- nc.st held by Coroner if. ,3. smith hich led (o the detention of Igiie. Pntty Jnno- Clilshoim, 5, of Pnr- ia, Mo,, n passenger on the bus. ns slightly hurt, siiltcrlng a bnils- ,1 rlglil shoiilde'r. Funeral services were to bo held cis lo collect a subsidy for export lo Cuba, for example, nnd hcu ship the -cotton back and sell H again here. The heailng protably could not be held bcfoic July ami Dual arrangements could not be completed before August, officials said They said it is "highly Improbable" Unit any export, subsidy for cotton. could become effo-.tlve before the new crop teaches thc market in. September. Political reasons Include a desire not to picclpltnlc an open clash wllh southern congressmen opposing a subsidy. ' Exports of Ameilcnn cotlou for thc year endlny July 31 will be only about 3.500,000 bales— half the nornml CApoits mid the lowest In GO yenis Seciclniy of Agi (culture Henry Wallace foresaw no .sonsid- ernble Increase next year, unless it subsidy Is put into operation. Wallace- Is required by, Iho farm act to offer loans of inore than eight ccnls a pound on the crop ' lhat will be picked .this fall. A,. favorable spilng senson 1ms Indl-'" " cntQd (lie piobnblllty of another' lo(al crop of inoie than 12,000,000 bales'.A crop of that size, officials said, ' would mean another heavy increase n stocks of cotton which now ,11,400,000 bales An export ,, subsidy, Hie contended, y/ould raise exports lo possibly 6,000,0fjo bales. .Tills,; added to, domestic bfisump- " lldii of. 0,COO,000 bales, would prevent an -Increase- III loan, stocks Ibis, wall. -v Little River Farmer Succumbs At Hospital James Thrasher, farmer on the i. H. Whistle place' In the Little River section, died Sunday afternoon, two hours after he wns nd- inllted to tlie Qlythevllle hospital. He would hnvo been S3 June 25. Funenil [.eivlcc.s weie conducted Ihls nftemoon nt Garden Point cemetery. Born In Western Arkansas, Mr. Thrashei hnd lived In Mississippi county for a number of years He Is smvlved by h| s «ife, Mrs. Us afternoon for Mr. Lnne. The Llllie Thrasher; Hve sons Orviile' ev. D. K. Foster, pastor of the Ifnrvcy, Barney nnd M C wo Hundred Attend Townsend Club Benefit 1938 Farm Income Is Over Nine Billion Dollars On Tuesday Night WASHINGTON, June 5 (UP)— There will be degree work at P»tm Income in 1938 totalled $9,the meeting of the Royal Arc»] 220 .°<lO,000, a drop of $1,130,000.000 Masons 117, Tuesday night at 7:So!*rotn 1931 but $3,658,000,000 wore o'clock. It was announced today, than In 1932, the department of The meeting will be at the hall, agriculture announced today. —• 1 The department said that gross Today the woman who marries Income from all crops In 1938 was Two hundred people attended thc nefit program given Friday night the Gosnell school by the Tcwn- nd club which starred thc Tennessee Hillbilly Band, the chnrnc- lers of Gee Whir, and Nip and Tuck nnd the Lcathenvood brolhers In a musical comedy. " In addition to Ihc comedy, Marcel Lynch, fiddler, played for the group and R. N. Fnrrar spoke on the Towuwnil plan. mind. He's been slick sc we'll catch him." but-causing ihe (rack lo be against hts leg. . to d 'P "irt when a man to reform him, has a * blllld stllmp ' • who drinks half her hus- thrown band's liquor to keep him from being a drunkard, per cent less than in 1937 whereas Income from livestock and livestock products dropped less than nine per cent, First Cotton Square Is Exhibited Today The first square of cotton for the 1839 North Mississippi county crop was brought here today, one day earlier lhan last year, despite lateness of this year's cotton. Gesrge Snyder of Manila, who brought in the first bloom last year, won Hie honor for thc first square. Tlie cotton, of D. and p. L. variety, was planlcd April 15. . . - -..- -,. Barney nnd lit C aptlst church, will officiate nt Thrasher; one daughter, Mlss'Elva 10 services nnd Interment will Thrnsher; two brothers, Thrasher of Hnnson, be made nt Maple cemetery. Charles Okla. ; , and lie Is survived by his widow, Mrs. John Thrnshci of BHnkley,' Ark., Bertha W. Lnnc, two sons. Tal- nmdgc nnd Vernon. four daiighlers, Bell, Pauline, Helen nnd Margaret. « brother, Raymond, a sister, Mrs. Gladys nice of Poplar BlnJf, Mo. and his mother, Mrs. Snm Cowy. Says Enrollment At Metbodist School Good Students may yet enroll In the Vacation Bible School of thc First Methodist church which opened lliis morning, thc Hev. E. Ii. William?, paslor of thc First Methodist church, sali) today. The Rev. Mr. Williams, director of thc school which will continue for two weeks with thc exception of Saturdays and Sundays, snld the enrollment today was very gratifying. Former Leachville Man Faces Prosecution Darrcl White, 22, formerly ot Lenchville and now of Perkins, Okln., was relumed here yesterday to face n charge of forgery following his nrrcst nt Perkins by Chief Deputy Sheriff John F. Reinmiller and Highway Policeman Eugene Dlckson, He waived extradition. White Is alleged lo have forged a check for $16 while vislling his wife at Leachville. He will be given n preliminary tomorrow. Penclergast Reported As Dangerously 11! WASHINGTON, June 5. (UP>— Thomas J. Pendergast, fsllen Kansas City political boss, has suffered a serious heart attack at Leavenworth federal prison Where he Is serving a 15 months sentence for Income tax evasion and Is In a dangerous condition, it wns nn- louuccd here today. and four sisters, Mrs. Norn Ogle, Mrs. Ooule Yancey nnd Mrs' Thomas Ellis of Hanson, and Mrs Elile Fishor of Biadfoid, Okla. Cobb Funeral Home was in charge. Manila Woman Dies. At Home Of Son Mrs. Martha Johnson, wife of B. T. Johnson, died late .Saturday' nt the home of' her son, W. R. Johnson, near Manila..Death came to tlyS 70-year-old woman after a two weeks Illness caused by a peptic nicer. , Funeral services were. held this morning at the home and burial mode at Manila cemetery with the' Rev. D. L. Caiiampre officiating. Born In Boonevllle, Miss,, Mrs: Johnson moved to this section two years ago from that place. Besides her husband and son, she Is survived by one daughter, Mrs". L. C. Houston of Charter Oak, Mo. Hannn Funcrnl Home was in charge. Victim of Theft Profits S3 SALEM. Mass. (OP)—The welcome mat Is out nt the homo of Miss Elsie Crean for the thief Who stoic her pocketbook. Miss Crean told police that her 'pocketbook, containing $25, was, stolen while she was In church. When the purse wns recovered—It contained $30. WEATHER Arkansas—Partly cloudy tonight and Tuesday, scnltered thunder showers In east portion. Memphis nnd vicinity — Partly eloudy to cloudy tonight and Tuesday with tooal showers, not much change it) temperature, sidy r payment. The maximum temjieraturc here yesuM-day was CO,, minimum 60, partly cloudy, according U) Samuel P. Norrls, offlcinl weather' observer.

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