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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 7, 1939
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VOLUME XXXVI—NO. G7. BLYTHjEVILLE COURIER NEWS ____ __ __OMnMNTOTWBPAPER OF NOimtEAOT AHKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI . Blythevllle Courier .Blythevllle Herald Committee Favors Granting President Neutrality Powers _ WASHINGTON, j^ToJPJZri.c house fairs committee today approved sections of tho Iration approved Bloom neutrality bill giving the nresment power to dehno war zones and to prevent America.s "om traveling on ships of belligerent states AmGllcans nom A cheek of the petitions was be- i gun by state Comptroller J o — Golf's stalf last night to determli If the 12,868 signatures are tho of qualified electors. Reports were current In LIU Rock today that petitions -bear!: sufficient signatures lo refer tl venue-fixing net, enacted by tl 1B38 legislature, would be filed bi Mississippi Valley Lender Hlythevllle Dally News fore midnight tonight, deadiir for filing referenda petitions. Neither act carried an emergent. clause. Acts of the 1939 legislator which did not carry emergenc clauses become effective at mid night tonight, unless Reid in abei ance by the filing of referenda pe tltions. To be valid this year, a referen petition must be signed by a qualified electors— si least. 3,422 per cent of the total number o votes cast for governor in Ihe 103 general election. Governor Bailey, withholding de eision on calling a special clec lion pending tlie outcome of Comp troller Coil's audit of petitions which was ordered by the chie executive, said R. A. Young, For Smith coal mine operator am president of the Arkansas Coal On e !, a ' ors ' A? soclat '°n. was "respon slbte for tfie filing or the petitions ilie people have been wonderim lor years who was standing'in th' way of enactment of a workmen's compensation law," Mr. Bailey said Last year industry, labor thc press and other interested groups obtained adoption of a- constitutional amendment permitting the legislature to enact a workmen's compensation law. "Now, one man is attempting to thwart this move. Eighty per cent of the coal miners in the state didn't want these petitions filed' Indicating he had not abandoned a theory he advised several weeks ago tint the emergencj clause on the compensation bill hid been adopted by both houses of tin. General Assembly and the act be came effective when he signed it last March '•Mr Bailey_.j>aid — I Imagine thp courts will have to decide whether the law already is in effect, along with other ones, lions." . Insurance Agents Will • Attend District Meeting Five Blytheville men will go'to St. Louis this weekend for a meet- Ing of Metropolitan Life Insurance agents, managers nnd assistant managers in the Southwestern territory which will be held at Ihe Jefferson Hotel. Those who will make the trip from Uere are: W. O. Geurln, o. E. Manner, who recently came here from Sioux City to be associated with the local branch, Luther' Cravens, William Horton, Prank Stokes They will be accompanied by Donald Wertz of osceoln Stock Prices NEW YORK, June 7. (rjp)- The advance In stocks encountered moderate resistance today after the list had risen to new highs since late in March. AT&T Anaconda Copper Associated D G . . Beth Steel Boeing Air Chrysler General Electric ...] General Motors 443-4 Int Harvester 60 5-8 Montgomery Ward . . 51 N Y Central 15 l_4 Packard .. 3 1_2 24 1-2 39 7-8 Mnrpliy Declares A lea Ira/ Prison •'Place Of Horror' •WASHINGTON, June 7. (UP)_ Attorney General Prank Murphy wday termed Alcatraz prison n place of horror" and proposed transfer of hardened criminals from The Hock" In San Franelsco Bay o a new penitentiary to be located In some Isolated part of the country. "It is a great injustice lo San Francisco to have Hint place of Horror on the doorstep of the city," Murphy said. whole institution Is conducive lo psychology that builds up a sinister and vicious attitude among prisoners," he said. Murphy disclosed that prison physicians at Lcavemvtylh penitentiary arc consulting- continually with private physicians oi Thomas J. Pendergast. former Kansas City political boss, who suffered n heart •Utack this week. He added that Pcndcrgast was suffering from cancer, a "very bad" :ieart. high blood pressure and another serious physical condition." He sntd the Pendergast condition mdoubtedly was aggravated by the everc strain caused by his rapid ndictmcnt and sentencing on in-' ome tax evasion charges. STIFF ara However Four Have Resigned And Places Have Not Been Filled All of Die 45 toncliers li'i Die oily wlilte nubile schools Have been reelected for the coining school year wit. four Imve resigned mid (hese !«nm Imve not yet been filled It ias been announced by W D Mc- pliiikin, superintendent. H Is also highly probable tlml (here will be several other resignations, Mr Me- Clurkii) said. _ OI the four resignations, tliree were teachers in the Junior high school system, which 1ms seven Instructors, J. Samuel Morris of nipley, Liberty Is;tlicirs-Now Tcnn., was not n candidate for the Emma MutuaL Aid Pact-To Meet Russia Demands LONDON, June i. (UP)—Great 'ritain and France are ready to ive Russia full military support ' the event of any act of aggres- on which would Involve lie" ar .with any . European r in 167 1-4 25 1-4 8 58 3-8 22 5-8 70 1-2 36 .... 357-8 Radio 6 3 _ 8 Schcnley .. 14 Simmons Socony Vacuum .......'." 12 Standard Oil N J .... 44 Texas Corp .'. U S Smelt "....., 51 3.4 U S Steel ; | 49 i_ 4 Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, 111., June 7 (UP)-Hogs: 7,500 Top, 6.50 110-230 Ibs., G.40-C.50 i 140-160 Ibs., 5.50-5,85 Bulk sow.s, -5.80-5.GO Cattle.- 2,000 Steers, 8.60-3,25 Slaughter steers, 7.25-11.25 Mixed yearlings, hellers, 8,00-9.15 Slaughter heilers, 7.00-10.00 Beer cows, 5.75-6.50 Cullers and low cutlers, 4,25-5.50 - ,.-.... pou'er, rime Minister Neville Chamberlain nnounced in the-House of Corn- ells today. He said the agreement would not e confined to an actual attack on Mssian territory, thus intimating lat an attack through the Baltic ales would bring the agreement ito effect. Chamberlain appeared to hope iat the above stipulation would destcp tlie reluctance cf the Baltic atcs to accept n guarantee against ggression. Chamberlain said Great Britain id Russia are in "general agree, ent" on .the main object to hi talned. Obviously referring to tlie controversial question of aiding the smaller Baltic states Chamberlain said: "There are difficulties' to be solved in the cases of stales which do not wish to receive guarantees because they believe hese would compromise their neutrality." Great Britain, he said, "Is prepared to c:nclude an agreement on flic basis of complete reciprocity.' Memphis War Veteran Suicides Early Today MEMPHIS, June'7. (OP)—Arthur E. Rollins, 40, bridegroom of a month and World War veteran ended his life today by firln°- a bullet through his heart. The bullet was fired from Rollins' service revolver which he brought back from France at the close of the war. Motive for the suWe was position of athletic director ami teacher of mathematics and science after having filled thc dc . partmenf for less limn n year Miss Joyce Holmes resigned' ) January as leacher of science nnd this.position was filled the remainder of the term by Mrs. Lloyd Stlckmon. Miss Elizabeth Pegg will ]10 t ve - iirn as Instructor of English and nrt In the junior high school. Other teachers are: Miss Maw :nma Hood, S. K. Garrett and Miss Monta Hughes of here nnd Miss Dora Coppcdge of Gig nock Tenn. ' The only other resignation' Is hat of Mrs, John R. Webster teacher of the fourth grade In thc Sudbury school, who is retiring except for substitute work. Instructors. in the city high school will be, pending other rcsiL'nations: Miss- Amy L. Bailey ol Bluffington, Ga., Mitchell Best of McCrory, Ark., Miss Clara Cecil Cassidy of here, Stnnflll cutchln of Murray, Ky., joe Dlldy of here Mrs. TOrmcr England of here Miss Emily Dale Gray of Faycltevlllc Ark., Miss Rosa M. Hardy of Gates' Tenn., c. G. Morchend of here' Miss Irene Morgan of Dcwttl Miss EhVabeth McHenry of Conway c O. McKce of Nashville, Tenn. Freeman Robinson of Blyihcvlllc', Miss Virginia Simpson of .Knox-' vilte Icnn Mi« Effle Lcelenell " r Murfieestaoro Ar) nnd Misr: MEXICO 1 Plunges Into Polo- iarly This Showing their joy at Viennese Jewish children, rclugees fro,,, Germany of Liberty as they sailed ln lo Ncw YorJ( >' •y stnl«' ,o Luna B Wilfrelm orheie' The Cential Ward grammai faculty will be: Miss Alta =I.T! "'"<•«""" of Searcy, Miss '" pletecl For Cerembnifil Event TiuitsrJay > OSCrOLA Ark, June 7-Lfl,E minute details aic complete best compuiy manners haye been re- Jiearsed A. P. & I. And County Ruia! Co Op Want Same lemtoiy Tlie Aikaims State utllltic 1 . Commission took under ailvKemcnt pits will Mae e Ceremonial , Mary Outlaw of Rector, Miss Mcd- nth Hancock of Conway, Mrs Elma Armstrong and Miss Sunshine Swiftof here. .At Lange school there will be- Mrs. Ed Hardin, Mrs. Tony Clement?, Miss Elizabeth Halstcad Mrs. George M. Hunt, and Herman Rimer and , Miss Mildred Moore nil of here. Tlie Sudbury', faculty Wlss Eva Davis ot Jonesvill Miss sceolas- first In . her hundred years of history when approximately nine hundred Shrln- crs including their wives' gather here tomorrow. The Ameer of Osccola, A. S. Rogers,' has decreed the d.iy one of fun and festivity with ihrlnedom's colors, red, green and yellow, dcco- rnlhijf Hale avenue nml (he dowii- Icwn sections. Thursday's ceremonial In which l, cl(1 f,°( nfty »°vlces will ue rc- the order may be said known, not New York Cotton YORK. Cotton closed steady, open hizh 915 922 825 937 817 800 July Oct. Dec. Jan. Mar. May 798 700 78S „_ 800 7. (UP) — low close 915 !)2l 825 835 805 738 188 786 814 80Tn 799 797 Chicago Wheat July Sept, open high low close 753-4 761-2 751-2 751-2 751-2 753-8 753-8 753-4 Chicago Corn opL-n iiigii low July 505-8 511-4 505-8 Sept. 521-8 623-4 521-8 Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANsTjune 7. (UFO- Cotton futures made new highs lor the season today, rangi 50 to 65 cents a bale. «P open high 919 929 835 847 814 827 low close 919 929 835 845 814 823 novices nrc Colitis Is Fatal To ordered to be at the Masonic Hall promptly at nine o'clock Thursday morning. The slagc hands nnd wrecking crew arrived this after- 1 0 M tl /Mini "—--"6 »•'<=« urnvca mis alter- id Months Old Baby no °" an<1 wil1 ta g>n to set prop- J rrfinc Irmi^i.t nil._ _i . ' ' . crtlcs uegln t. The street work will promptly n t nine o'clock Thursday inornln Bobbie Jean Hyde, 13 months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse, . Hyde, died early tills rnornin^ at! -Around ttvo hundred visitors in- Ihe family residence at Gos°nell • c!ll(li "gr the two bands and imi- "- ' ' formed I'alr:! from Memphis' Al Chymla Temple will lake part in the celebration and lead the p:i- Death followed a week's Illness of colitis. - ' Punernl services will Vie held this afternoon, four o'clock, at /(the North Sawba cemetery with (be raclc through Hale avenue downtown Osceola at 2:30 and p.m. Rev. E. w. Crozier, pastor of the Oll!Cr Clll «laliiment features in- Full Gospel Tabernacle, officlattn" c a floor sllolv at Hie liMi Besides her parents, 'the baby is M ' 1001 Immedialcly after the bar- survived by one brother, Donald Cllc Il ">c'n>cii en the school Hyde. i campus; a theater party given by Funeral Hotne is in charge ' Mlss E" 1 " 13 Cox, owner or the ------- 'jGetn Theater; automobile rides in the afternoon and a Shrine „, , nt thc Qsccoia community ' nine o'clock Thursday night Wy berg Beer Tax Law '„, , nt I Kll : L- TI ' oc ursday nght IS fcltective I hursdayl In cbservnncc cf the event, the Osccoln Times, local weekly and one of thc oldest newspapers in Arkansas, organized in 1870, will have a special edition on thc streets at eight o'clock Thursday. LITTLE ROCK, June 1 (UP>- Revcnuc Commissioner z M McCarroll advised all wholesale beer dealers today that effective at midnight K nlght thc new tax provided in the Nyberg act will become ef rective. McCarroll Issued inslrtic-i I !art y °f 1C will arrive tonirlit lions that Ihe lax is to be collected j According to a telegram received pending a ruling by the supreme I '°««5 r . a large delegation wil! tit- court on legality of the levy. If tlie ' tm <" from Helena. Thc special 111 on rimi^f I, *i! J. i*. . . ". i_- (.. r *.- . i|*»,v.. (I Potentate J. Miles Roberts and .1C. H. Billlngcr, recorder, with n full \\InsE a hoailnc nL Little .. ol ,.,_ Arkansas Patter and Light Com- .punj for a permit- to construct 25 mile.'; of rural electric lines costing Approximately $!5,000 In the southern pnrt of Mississippi county. The application said 119 prospective customers had signed for service. Testimony opposing granting of the application was given by rcpre- EeiitaUvcJi of Ihe Mississippi County Rural Electric Cooperative Corpo- rallon, which is seeking authority lo serve the lerrllory. A decision will bo announced. In a week or ten days, representatives of the cooperative group were told. H. C. Knnppcnbcrger, Co-op president, D. S. Lanlrip and E. If. Bums, county agricultural agents, Max B, .Reid, attorney, and Frank Dean of Whllton, tesllfieil lor Ihc rural electric sponsors, while Hamilton Moses of Little Rock, Frnnk B. Wtlks, H. J3. Vlckery of Pine Bluff, Magistrate W. P. M. PVjjgii- soi) cf Marie. Fred Robinson of Kelser nnd three negroes residing In the vicinity of Carson Lake testified for (he power company. The Mississippi Comity Rural Electric Cooperative hopes to use a imtlon ol Ihc area wanted by thc power ccmpnny in a second project to extend rural electric lines. A nrst project now underway Is for 210 miles In the county. mac River Morning WASHINGTON, June i, <ui>)- "Vaiiclsco Sarabln, Mexloo's "Llnd- ei'gh", was killed early today when its plane plunged Inlo llio Polomnc m-cr utter laklnj; oil from Dolling letd at 5:30 a.m., on n projected ion-stop DiBht to Mexico. The phum wus partly Mibmi'rccd nil wrecked about 200 feet' from lioi'c. Ills body Irad not iippearwl n Iho surface whei- wllnesscs reached the scene of the cvivsh. The flier's wife and son, Francisco Jr., witnessed (he lake-oil and crash. Snrnbln hud planned to reach Ciiidiul ixmlo, Mexico, Iho home of his mother, about noon Mexican lime. Snmblii I'stabllshed a new non- slop record of 10 hours 42 minutes In a night from Mexico city to New York about two weeks a«o He hud been visiting aviation om- ciuls here tills week and called on President Ilooscvclt's secretary, Col. Kdward WnUson, nl ihfc white Hoiiso yesterday. About 30 persons wore nl the air nelcl lo bid Snrabla goodbye. He lltted his heavily loaded Occ lice inccr oil the Held abaiil S:30 a.m. He hud Kiilned an altltmlo or about 50 feet nnd wns a Illllo more than a mllis from the H6U1 when Ihc molor suddenly cut out and the plane phlnyed Inlo the river. Louis Qulntahllla, counsellor of Ihe Mexican embassy, anil Commander Mnniicl Zcrmcsio, naval al- lache of Ihc cmbnssy, strlpiied Ihemselves of clothing mid swani out to the wrecked plane In mi attempt to aid Sniabln had he. .survived, Sarabln'.s wife and son bcamm hysterical when they rcallv.cil wlial had happened. Attaches oi the Mexican embassy brouoht them lo ahliort buildings while others ai- Icmpteil to have tbe ])laiie lowed to shore. • • •. AllciidnnUi nt Boiling Field'prl- valely expressed Hie view thafSa- rabla'i iijaue was overloaded.; .They iald It tv'as cafrydig'ta'. wlri'ii 'load of 78 The plane',;sal<r't6 bcHlio same one used by the avlalrlx .Jftcqucllii "ochran In Ihe Australian trophy ace, carried 350 gnllons of gasoline, sulllcleiit lor nine hoiirji /lying. H was equipped will) a Prntt- Whllncy 'motor. SINGLE COPIES FIVE . . :— : —-— __ Referendum Petitions Scrutinized; Venue Law Election Likely 1)111)1 'of llio petitions. • . , Donham salil h c was plotting Hlb legal course now and lrmt ; ovciy effort would be made f to" ktep the petitions from holding up~< operation of the new law, • An amendment. s io re-enact the'<| present mnndnlojy • embargo on arms, nmmimllbi) nnd Implements'' of war, introduced by Representative Aiidiew 0. Schllflcr (Rep, w Va) was defeated by (he committee by a vote of i;t lo 0. Bloom's measure would repeal the embargo statutes Repicseiilalivc Hamilton . Fish (Rep, N. Y.) soughl to eliminate H om the bill a section empofterlng' thc chief executive to determine combat moas from which both United Slate citizens- and vessels would bo pMlilblted. Earlier In the day It was learned that Isolationist senators have o n Additional Preca n Taken As Royalty Near U. S. Border ROVAL PILOT TRAIN 'NROUTK TO UNITED BTA'l'EE unc 7 (Ul')-CcpUimd Yard too! ddltlonal precautions today t lard Klni; George and Qiiccn Ell both a sllu-y began Iho last let I thu lrli> (liroiigli Cmimla lo tin 'nllcd Stales. Inspector Albert Canning, chie f the s|H!elnl bnincli which Scot anil Yai-d detailed to • lha klu nil queen, Joined the entailing linard the royal Iraln for Ihc firs me. Ho will be with Ihcm coiv laully as they gi-ce -volcomim lowils nloiiB the route througl iwcr Ontario to Niagara Pulls, nnrliiK tho four day stay of th. I»B and miecn In thu Unitei laics Onnnlni,' will be In conslan with American police niilh rltles. Thousauils of visitors crowdci ito London today as the clt; nvo Ilia kintj and quceri a rouiiliii endolt on Ihclr last journey lie ore entering Onllcil Stales soil. They came by all mcaiis o •nnsporlalion and dm Ing th Iglit IS exciirslnn tinins, cairylnt i estimated 17,000 person*, piillec ito the rnhvny yaitl and imloadot few hundred feet fron here (lie roynl train was parked Today (ho royal route led thioui!) le of Canada's most thickly |io)i- ateil areas to Ihc UnUcil Slates here UiclrriimJesUcs lor the firs 1 me will ..'cross the Inlcmallonn ridge at, Hlnijara Fulls at 8:30 p ' 'nm >/{c.s,l,') /There llio klnjJ Make Plans To Retire Methodist Church Debt Preliminary plans for the pny- mcnt of the church debt and tlie building of an auditorium for the First Methodist church were matte last night at a meeting attended by fifteen men and seven women' nt the church. The group last night planned for another meeting to be held later to which everyone interested In a new auditorium and the payment of the debt will bo invited. Wants U. S. Protection For Antarctic Region WASHINGTON, June 7 (UP)— Admiral Richard E. Tiyrd, retired. high court holds the tax is illegal i tr!>1 " fr °tn Pino Bluff throu»lil a<Ivocnlcd extension of the Monroe funds collected already will i )e re-' Stuttgart, Clarendon, Brinklrly. D ° c <-rlne lo Little America and turned to dcacrs. Suit Against Colonist jJonesborD and Parngould will be Blytheville by cars from jmct in ' Osccola other portions of anlarclic within the western hemisphere In testimony before a committee here to"' At I Uf.LJ ! chair Is Withdrawn Mrs. ' d'^les E. sullengcr Is general "i' , , , . . . ! chairman of all arrangements and , > y appeared at secret hearings r " !ast vwk °" PfesWent Roosevelt's • women's committees and , ., Ark -> June 7.—Attor- Serving with Mrs. Jackson as sub- r H >T Dycss Rurftl Rchablli- chairmen arc Mrs. E. R. Bo».in ot Mrs - - „ .... . -- _. Tlirailkill, evlcthn suit agalnsl Mr «- E - R. Reid, Mrs. c. B. Sullpn- Harry Myers, colonist, here yester- |B cr - Mrs ' c - A - Davis, Mrs. Bras ton 3ay said that a technical mistake Bragg, Miss Emma Cox. was r«non<!hi» f tl !f lan d fnvplved I Sheriff Hale Jackson, chairman wnf.M h m 1 and lhat thc Sll1t ' of ' ~ would be flled again. on President Roosevelt's for $340,000 to^ finance an expedition to the antarctic to perfect claims of the United States to the territory. Shotgun \Vclglu 100 rounds EL PASO, Tex. (UP) - A 100- 'emiscot District Starts Ditch Work CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Jimn ^. —OITIelals of Drainage District No! , which Is now a part of District lo. 1, slaled yesterday that clean- ig operiillons lind been slaiictl on lie main ditch. The contract calls or the removal of approxlmalely -10,000 cubic feet of earth, along nine and one-half miles of ditch, the work to be completed within six monllis. John Q. Klssncr of Kcnnctt has the contract, and Is to be paid on 00 per cent of thc work done each month, thc other ten i>er cent each month lo be held up until completion of the work. It will cost about $20,000 lo complete .(he cleaning ivork. Charles Reynolds and son, Hayti engineers for the district, made initial preparations for beginning the work. The dragline has started al the south end of the ditch, several miles west of Holland, and will clean the' dltcli norlhwprd to thc edge of the district, a few miles southwest.of Uccring. Kl.ssner purchased new dragline equipment costing approximately $36,000 for this Job. Ho expects to use it on oilier similar Jobs as soon as Ihe present one Is finished. Wieen's passage will, be BV«Klril by United Stales militia'- men .for tl Irsl time, The royal train left, London at 0:65 a. m. (c.s.t.) this morning. It stopped at Ingci-Eoll for 13 • minutes' More than 20,000 persons lurncd out thorn to see the royal.coilplu as" they waved a Breellng from Ihe train's .observation pisiform. The train was n few minnles ahead of schedule when It [mlled out for Woodstock. Mnlch linnks (.'iilluclcdv CLEVELAND, O. (UP)—Anna Ilcaiiy has sent moil! than 1,'iOO book malchts lo boys nL the Soldiers' and Sailors' orphunagc, at Xcnln, O., lo aid Ihem In (holr collection—which now totals more Ihnn 0,000 varieties. Skips Royalty to See Brother Bailey Names New Forestry Commission LITTLE ROCK, June 7. (UP>A new six-man forestry board was named loilny by Gov. Bailey. Tlie new board lakes the place of the old one which was abolished by nn act of tlie 1939 general assembly. Those named were J. W. Rice,' West Memphis, two years; John' Ashley, Melbourne, two years; Fay Trarks, DC Queen, six years.. H. U, Kocn, Uussellville, roiir years; A. L. Strauss, Malvern, four year,-, and L. J. Arnold, Cro.ssett, four years. Dave Young, chiel been :e, state that traffic prob Two More Fined Five Dollars On Tag Charges Two more local mstorlstj, Tom Johnson nnd M. B. Tullos, were five dollars each ui municipal on charges of not obtaining . They were alsa corn- July Oct. - S.F- *•::;::: i ~£ s ^"*~\tt£^£&ttr^s£s* s::fyK s**-*****™ ^'-SjMW 795 809 795 SOS ! of the comoraM™ !" VOIvl , n B J fforts land Intersecting streets ; will be lers, . and lt%w s?rvtcVh ?«•- -^*-. ncg L° *' omcn ' "zzle Love 523-11 Spols closed dull , a t BSD. up 10. are pending , n ch^ 1 ±? lste J^^ trDme <!llr " 18 tl '° "<"'" j ^[^ War or Independence chancery conn. and ten dollars on chjivEcs of Ing Ihe peace by righting. Not even Invitation to Washington garden parly for British king and queen could keep Supreme Court Justice James C McReynolds, right, from annual Visil with his brother, Dr R P McRcynolds, left, of Los Angeles, Ca|if., at family home in Elk- ton. Ky. drafted a "declaration of neulrallly |)i Inclines" opposing Eecrctaiy of Stale Cordon Hull's proposals to repeal Ihq aims embargo. The ilec- larallon, according lo \vcll Informed somccs, lias been written and approved by Ihe group but It has not n.i yet) been ch ciliated be- *,| ciniso of the Impending- visit of the king and Queen of Great Biltatn.' Meanwhile tlie arrest, in Detroit, of scan Russell, alleged chief - of Stair of the outlawed Irish Repub- ' llcan Aimy, created a furor on the Hoar of the house. Representative James P. .McOra- nery (Rep, Pa.) jnacle , n protest speech In which lie announced a group of house members will moot, this afternoon to Investigate (he Incident, f , t Representative Mai tin L. Sweeney " (Hem , o.) joined In, the protest, . "This piomlncnt Irish clllzen was' " hero on a lecture lou--," he said. 'Ho was inhuHnis his o wn business. It jusl jjocs to show the Influence" of the British government in the .1 United Slalos ivhen the jus( iiiulineiil, at the rcqtiest-orscot- land Yard, arrests a man [ike this," Filth Legion. District ^,;; v ^ - Fleets Officers Sunday" r _ \_ '»••,' ^ Officeis of the Plftli' 'district of he Arkansas Ameiican Legion for icxt year will he elected al the Inal mcellng of the fiscal year lo ie held here Sunday at the Am- 'rlcan Legion Hut. Tlie Dud Cason 'ost will act as host to the iepie- cnlallves from the ,14 posts. • E A, nice, commander of the oral post, 1ms ben nominated for ommniuler nnd* Lee Bollon of - ltc, for vice commander of he dlslrlct, Important resolutions lo be pr'e- * entctl at the state convention at (eleiia next -month, will also be nsscd on at Hie mectliiB Simtlay, . Upon nnlval heie, Ihe group will icct at the Hut and then go in a oily to the First Presbyterian hiirch for the morning services: iinch will be served at tlie'lfut efore the business session. . Moic than 350 representatives c expected lo be -present from ie following posts: Caraway, Tru- atni. Tyioirai, Jonesuoro,,\Veiner, Lcpanlo, Blylheville, Harrlsbuvg Marlon, Monettc, Manila. West Ridge, Eaile and Marked Tree. Alaskan Movies Are Viewed By Lions Club Motion pictures of Alaskan landscapes and towns made by B. S Sleuait, who has been residing In Selawtk, Alaska, for three years were shown at a luncheon meeling of the Lions club jesterday at the Holel Noble. Sclnwik, Nome and Kolzebue wac the towns featured in'the films. Territory surrounding these places wns also pictured. Before the program, the 41 members present made plans for a bingo party for members of the club and their wives lo be given Monday night at the Country club The affair, uhlch will begin al eight o'clock, will replace the regular Tuesday business meeting. Announcement was also made of a softball gnme to be played between the "Bailey Beefers" and the "Grimes Gripers" on Haley Meld Friday night at eight o'clock. Both teams are made up of members of the club. Proceeds from IMs affair will go" into the club treasury. Guests at yesterday's meeting were William Parrish of Memphis. Bernard Good), E. Af. Terry Jr., nnd Mr. Steiiart. WEATHER Arkansas—Partly cloudy tonight and Thursday. ; Memphis and vicinity — Partly cloudy lonighl. l;west temperature, 78 lo 80; Thursday local showers, cooler In the afternoon: * The maximum temperature here yesterday was 91, minimum 07, clear, according to • Samuel P, Norrts, official \\eather observer. ,

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