The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 2, 1936 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 2, 1936
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BLITHEYILLE VOL. X-XXIII—NO. M< Blythcville Courier Blyllierllte Herald !^g^N-T NEWSPAPER OF KQHTOEAOT ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI niythcvtlle Dally News ~ — • — Mississippi vniicy uiuiwBl'YTHEVlLI,]^ ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY SRP' Co-Inventor of Machine Satisfied With Test Despite Doubts of MEMPHIS, Ttnn —Muck Rust, co-inventor of tin Rust Hrothm' cotton plukin» mi chine, announced today "four c] five miner improvements" woulc be made on the machine follow monstra Ing Us first public lest de tion at Stcnevi Bust, in charge of demotistra- lions this fall while his brothei is in Russia demonstrating tlie picker io Soviet fur™ leaders, expressed salisfux'tlnn.'.toth with i!u general performance cf tlie imi- oliine at Etonevillc and with tin reaction from Hiosc who saw It A consensus of experts was MIL machine picks cotton In large quantities—about 70 per cent of the open boils-bill displayed two machine Inpcrfcctiqiis, namely: it left loo much cotton straggled on the slalks or on the ground ' and it picked up too "-much green ( leaf and and foreign mallcf. Those who expected the machine to IK 100 per cent efficient. Rust said, arc expecting too much. "1 would like to sec it get all of tlie cotton," lie explained. "But no machine of this kind can lie perfect. The benefits of tlie machine more than offset Paralysis Is Cause Of Death STEELE, Mo., Sept. 2. (Special to the Courier News)—T|ie first fatality from Infantile paralysis since the dreaded disease was first discovered here about two wei-Ks occurred this, morning when jiiuph Hall jr., th'ree-year-old son of Mr. nnd Mrs. Ralph Hall of Stcele, died at the Isolation Hos- !ept. 2 (UP) pita) in Memphis. Thc child Imd "'" been removed to the Memphis hospital last Thursday. Physicians were reported today lo have said thai the toy would probably have recovered had not infantile paralysis set in after spinal meningitis had been check- Mi. Considerable difficulty had been encountered In determining the causes of the boy's Illness He became ill suddenly , last week Rushed to the Memphis hospital it was discovered that thc boy had spinal meningitis and later Infantile paralysis. His left shoulder was affected, the paralysis finally reaching Ills heart. •Jerry Hamra, small sou O f a local merchant, whose illness Ins been definitely diagnosed as infantile paralysis, is much improved No other case of infantile pnrnly- sis has developed here so far as is known. Arrangements for the funeral for the Hall child were Incom- P etc today but seervices will probably lie held- at two o'clock, tomorrow aftcrenoon at the Church of Chnsi. He Is survived by his pnr- .""!? ,."* l lb ..^ndparents, Mr. PTRMBEK 2, IMG Parents Risk Death to Aid Stricken Son le, Miss., Monday any loss cf cctton it causes. Some people would save a penny and lose a dollar, and couldn't sec this." Rev. H. L. Winburn Dies At Arkadelphia Today The Rev. H. L. Winburn, D. D., father of Miss Martha Winburn, a teacher in the city school system, died at the family home in Arkadelphia, Ark., at 3:30 o'clock this morning. He had been In ill health for some time and hud- a heart attack two weeks ago but he seemed much improved and his death was uucx!>ected. As pastor of the First Baptist church of Arkadelphia for 30 years the Rev. Mr. Winburn had become .^widely .-.known'.'.:.thnmglio'ul the 1 South and frequently, had been offered pastorates in cities, which he refused. He was a former president of the southern Baptist Association and held an office in this organization until his death. Although he had been pastor of the same church for more than a quarter of a century, except for a year as pastor of a Louisville. Ky., church where he went for his health, he had varied interests. He also taught Bible at Onachita college at one time and spent much time in ministerial education activities, having traveled abroad last year in this work SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS I With his parents acting as "living test tubes" in n de.pcn.le battle ,„ save him tococci infect on n! ih,. snni-inn ,.1-1,1 ...... .._:_> """ Coo " C1 ' ° r ° f Official Nevvscapcr Critical of Radio Priest's Political Speeches. VATICAN CITY, Sept 2 (UP)L isscrvatoro Romano, the official' \Mjcan newspaper, expressed dls'- ,. ipproval today cf Father" Char-f es E. ' Coughlin's outspokenness n his political addresses. The paper denied a 'report attributed lo Bishop Michael J Gallagher of Detroit. Coughlin's Holy Funeral services be held tomorrow afternoon at the home Fanner England is to attend the services and It Is probable that Mr. and Mrs. a H. Willey, long family friends, and Mrs Harrv Kirby will go. He is survived by his wife, three daughters, Misses Martha, Nancy and Cherry Winburn, and four -OU.S Hardy, Billy, rj a i|v and Wade Winburn. New York Cotton NEW YORK. Sept. 2 (UP) — Cotton closed steady. open high low close Oct 1152 1103 1152 IHJG Dec 1158 1100 USB 1105 • Inn 11CO 1189 1159 11C9 March 1102 117G 11Q2 ins May 1108 1180 1108 1180 July 1170 1180 1168 1180 Spots closed steady nt 1205 up 18. ' ' Spot Average Is 11.78 The average price of 7-8 inch middling cotlon on (he 10 spot markets today was 11/18, the Bly- thevilie Board of Trade reiwrls. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS. Sept. 2 (UP)— The cotton market closed ' with gains ranging lo 19 points today in the face of considerable hedsc selling. Tlie most important influence of Hie daj> was (he further lowering of crop estimates. NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 2 (UP)— Cotton closed steady. open high low close Ocl 1H7 1102 1H7 IIG2 Dec 1150 1I(J[ 1150 1161 Jn» 1103 1103 1103 1IC3 March 11CO 11B9 1108 1109 May 1103 1173 J1C2 1173 July I1CS 1175 1105 1175 Spols closed steady at 1202 up 10. Chicago Wheat open high Ion- close Sep 109 1-4 109 3-8 107 7-8 103 3-4 Dec 107 1-2 108 100 5-8 107 1-4 Chicago Corn open high low close Sep 105 1-2 106 104 1-4 104 7-8 Dec 91 1.4 01 7-8 superior, saying that (he ; ee fully approved' the cs of Coughlin. "This docs not corresiwnd with he truth and Bishop Gallagher mows only loo well what thc Holy See told him in this regard." the pa|Jcr said. "It is most evident that an orator who inveigns against per- IE OF FJtTICKEUi Blocks of Tickets Are Being Sold to Local Merchants. Mississippi County Fair association directors have started the advance sale of tickets for 'the fair'which opens Sept. 29lh, and Ihe special prices being offered as -an inducement to local busi- SEBUM. ness...concernsi .to buy tickets .for HTIIirPTJ customers./Ml :|i:l|ll K'S I -fl :. A'Special- 'conm1nUec7"<"canrpoYed Mi' ii LU I' 1 Negro Killer Returned Here From St. Louis John Shaw, negro, accused of the murder of another negro here more than a year ago wag'-'re- lumed from St. Louis yesterday by Police Chief Ed Rice and Ed-- -. . 13. David, deputy sheriff. die Shaw, according to' t'L .,..„.,.-.., Jins admitted (he killing but denies that he deliberately shot the other negro. He was arrested recently in st. Louis of Russell Phillips, j. A. Leech and R. D. Hughes, has been placed in charge of thc advance ticket sale and has already sold large blocks of tickets lo three local concerns, the Jake Ungar activit-|Oin company, the Home Gin company and the Delta Implements, Inc. Tlie committee is contacting ctlier firms in an effort to complete the sale quickly- us of block possible. ticket: Thc decision to sell tickets in blocks to business houses at rad- .„,„ ,. - - - --= f" i icnl reductions in price was made sons representing the supreme so-i by tlie association directors after clal authority, with the evident! requests had been received from peril of upsetting- among the crowd that respect which is due to authority, sirls against the elementary conventions. Tlie un- convcntionaltty is so much greater and much more evident win the .speaker- is The reference priest." to rcsj>ect due to authority apparently referred to Father Coughlin's speech In which he called President Roosevelt a liar. Closing Stock Prices NEW YORK, sept. 2 (UP) _ reports sent higher today Favorable business the slock market _ .. j in its eighth advance In ten sessions. Trading increased on the advance bonds followed slocks upward and 5 United Stales government issues made new highs for all time. Commodities also advanced. A T and T Anaconda Copper Bethlehem Steel Chrj'slcr ' Cities Service Coca Cola General American Tank General Electric General Motors International Harvester McKesson-Robbins Montgomery Ward ..... New York Central Packard 12 several business houses who want to give complimentary tickets to their customers. These tickets may be obtained from member of the siiccial committee or from J. Mell Brooks, fair secretary. Prices announced by the association are as follows: general nd- mission, twenty-five cents for adults and [en cents for children; grandstand admission, ten twenty-five cents, except on and Sunday, Oct. 4th, which Is championship day for the horse show. whe» tickets will sell at fifty cents; box seals, twenty-fire cents each, witli special box reservations for the entire fair at $1.50 for an entire box (eight boxes are already sold); season tickets, fifty cents for children, two dollars for adults. Children will have two free [lays. Twenty thousand school tickets are being distributed to | all thc schools in the county 174 7-81 n »d Friday. Oct. 2nd has been 33 07 1-4 114 1-2 4 118 1-4 57 1-1 47 5-8 G6 3-4 79 1-4 10 1-4 18 43 Phillips Petroleum Radio Corp St. Louis-San Francisco Simmons Bed Standard of N J Texas Co 43 1-2 11 2 1-4 38 1-8 62 ]-4 37 3-4 S Smelling 78 3-4 S Steel 70 1-8 Warner Bras Zonite 13 1-2 Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS. Ill, Sept. 2 i UP)—Hogs: receipts 5.000 Tou 11.50 170-230 Ibs 11.35-11.50 HO-lfiO Ibs 8.00-11.35 Bulk sows 8.75-9.50 Callle: receipts 3,000 Steers 8,75-9.50 Slaughter sleers 5.00-9.85 . Mixed yearlings and heifers 5.50-8.00 Slaughter heifers. 4.75-9.25 Beef cows 4.25-5.00 90 3-4 91 3-4 Cutters and low cuUers 3.00-4.00 set aside as School Day when every child in the county under 1C years of age will he admitted to the fair free, and every school child, regardless of age. will be (he guest of thc association. Sunday, Oct. 4th will also be free for all children dcr sixteen. City Renews Efforts to Buy Utility's : Distribution System. WEST MEMPHIS. Sept 2 (UP) -Tlie city of West Memphis renewed c(forts today to buy the electric distribution system of the West Memphis Power and Light company ns the first step toward securing Tennessee Valley AiKhor- Hy power. The fight lo>'carry TVA power across tlie Mississippi river lie- gun liv the city lasl March was Intensified today after the filing of a bill In chancery court at Marion asking the court to fix the value of the utilities lines Tlie bill, filed by City Attorney Doyne Dodd, seeks to enforce an option in th c 30 ,y, m (ratl . chise granted tlie utilities company in 1930. The option reserves the right for tlie city to buy transmission lines of the company and set up machinery to determine their wiliie. Thief Gets $9.50 At Lutes Grocery Store Approximately, $9.50 In change was removed from a cash drawer at Lutes Grocery, ZOG West Main street, some time last night. Police Chief Ed Rice said circumstances indicated that the thief had secreted, himself hi the store before It closed for the day yesterday and had pilfered the cash box after the employes left. He said this belief was not shared l>y fie store proprietor, however, who believed someone entered the building. Would Put Soft Pedal on Speed Advertising NEW YORK. Sept. 2 (UP) — The automobile manufacturers association urged its members by formal resolution today lo elim- mention of top speed of their Ing. cars from their advertis.- Hardaway Appliance Co. Locates on Main Street The Hardaway Appliance Coin- any, which has been In the Glen- coc building. Is moving today to the Grand Leader building. Tlie building, recently completely remodeled, has been redecorated and fixtures Installed for thc new tenants. The appliance company, founded in August of last year by the Hardaway Cotlon Company, handles radios, heating stoves, refrigerators, stokers and similar merchandise. It plans to Increase its stock with thc removal to enlarged quarters. mission Paid For Work on Quarters. t LITTLE ROCK, Scpl. 2 <UP)- ILLNESS FfflL TO Rl NELSON Well Known Member of Local Bar Dies at Awe of 62- Succumbs Today nudolplms A. Nelson, 02 well known Ulylhevlllc lawyer, former! slate senator and prominent figure In Mississippi county political circles for many years, died at 6:20 o'clock this morning at his home here. Mr. Nelson had been In declining health for n number of years, Ills illness becoming serious about a year and a half ago culminating In u series of paralytic strokes, the lust occurring about 10 days ago. I'uncrnl services will bo held nt the family home on Division street at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning with the ijev. W. v. Womack officiating. Interment will be made at Mllbiun, Ky. G. B. Keck, V. a. Holland, Ivy w. Crawford, Jcs- sa Taylor. W. Leon Smith mid Vfiix H. Reid will serve as active pallbearers, Members of the Bly- ihevllle Bar association and Ihe following, L,. o. Byerly, Dr. I, A Moore, Dr. A. E. Robinson. K. S. Ha.ssell, E. L. Jones, W. \v. Holll- x'ter, Joe Isaacs, J. P. Roderick, M. FiUtslmmoas and Max I'nrks ivlll serve as honorary pallbearers. Mr. Nelson Imd practiced at the uar of Mississippi county courls Tor U5 years and hud been proml- icnt In religious, civic and political airnlrs. Born In Marshall -ounty, Ky., Mr. Nelson came here In 191)1 after receiving lib education In Kentucky schools and being admitted to the bar at Ed- dyvllle. Ky. After a short time here he went to Leactiville, in llie western county Lasiey, chain •man of the public utilities commission,, todtu denied Dint secretary of State Ed P. McDonald had paid for he construction of trailers on the foiirlh door of the state hoi now occupied by, the. hoard •McDonald.- In obtaining J. proclamation from Gov. M. Fulrell- Aug. 28 absolving him from an over expenditure of approximately $8,001) for upkeep of the building, listed the commission headquarters as costing from $1.GCO to $1,200. He also listed the building O f shelves In the basement for the historical commission nt $2CO. Lasley pointed out that the commission's yearly report to tlie governor .said It had expended $1,612.04 for the construction of the quarters it now. occupies on the fourth floor and that shelves were biillt In tlic basement for the use of historical department records. McDonald declined to comment when Lnsley's statement was brought to his attention. A search of the records In (he secretary of stale's office today failed to reveal the proclamation the governor ts said to have signed on Aug. 28. section of Mississippi len becoming a struggling town. Buying land 'with oilier residents there,- he helped -o fonn the town and plat its site. He returned to Blythevllis: about 10 years later but continued lo exercise a prominent part In Leachvlllc affairs, particularly in political hlfnlrs. - He was a member of the Mississippi county 'election commission for many years'aiid a member of, the Blythevllle city council for -a: number 'of 'year's.-' -Prom 1B29 to 1532 Mr. Nelson served (is state senator from .the 29ih senatorial district. It was In [804 thai he married Miss Sarah Edrlnglon of Arlington. Ky. To this union were bom three children, Roy, Allycc and ft. A. jr., who survive him. Mrs. Nelson died in 1922. He Is also survived ' Rev. J. Long , prominent In comity Ice" and political life, ft. A. Nelson, Ii2 died at his home here early thib morning. He had been a resident of Mississippi county for 35 years, Plans "Fireside" Message of Importance on Sunday Night, Sept. 6. WASHINGTON. Scpl. 2 <UP>In another side dials. of Ids famous fire- President Roosevelt I'tours before address. Mr. Ilbosevclt by three brothers, thc R. Nelson of Camdcn Icmi., tlie Rev. E. w. Nelson of Cabot. Ark., and p. M. Nelson of Lcachvlltc. The Cobb Funeral Home Is in charge of funeral arrangements. Terrier Proves He's a Pacifist As Guns Roar STONlNGTONTconn. (UP) _ J-Jucenlc. handsome Irish terrier belonging to the Cahart family' Fishers Island, is a pacifist. When the 24lst Coast Artillery, Massa- cuhselts National Guard, began firing the big scacoast guns, Qiicenles cars went straight nn Then she dived Into Long Island Sound. Nearly three miles from the island, passengers aboard Capt Lewis Stanton's 28-foot cabin erulser. heard a scraping noise at the boat's starboard. A hurried investigation revealed the nearly exhausted Qucenlc trying hard to get aboard. She was lifted over the rail and wrapped in blankets. The next day she was taken back to the "war zone." James Franklin, elder brother of the famous "Ben," started the 'New England Oouraiil, 1 -' America's fourth newspaper, in 1721. Dredgeboat Is Damaged By Fire Loss Is $35,000 CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo.—T h e gravel dredgeboat of Dlllman Industries, Inc., was almost completely destroyed by. fire on tlie river here late Sunday afternoon, about $35,000 damage being done to the engjne room nnd the steel hull. The' boat originally cost about $50,000. Considered one of the largest dredges of its type on the river. it was electrically operated. - None of the crew was _ Injured. The steamer Lt. AugustTn helped subdue the flames. Tlie fire started In the engine room, believed to have been caused by defective wiling. U will require about sixty days to repair the boat, which will be owed to Marine Ways at Paducah, Ky., for repairs. Dillman's ore contractors of big- lot orders for sand and gravel, and tlie dredge had been working night and day for several weeks. However, despite the damage to the dredge, panics T. Ahem, manager of the concern, stated that large stockpiles would be sufficient to supply all present contracts until the dredge would be repaired nnd again In operation. Negroes Are Jailed fo r Thefts of Cottonseed Henry Gentry and mid Clayton, negroes, have been lodged in the county jail at Osceola, charged grand larceny in the, , theft of cotton seed from R D Hughes, local ginner. Clayton, driver for Ezra Hampton, negro trucker, and Gentry seed. admitted thefts of cotton according to Eddie B. David, deputy sheriff. Elolse "Red" Hampton, jniled for questioning In the cases, has been released. Clayton is said (o have admitted that lie lind unloaded about n couple of tons of seed from (he big truck lie was driving en several occasions after starting from Hughes' gin with several tons of seed on a big truck. The cotton seed, -it was slated, was transferred to a smaller truck, driven by Gentry, who sold it In Memphis. The amount transferred in this manner was small compared lo Clayton's total load weighed when which left was not the gin. Rain Last Night and Today Benefits Crops Rainfall of .55 of an inch last night and until 7 o'clock this morning, followed by a brief but steady laler in the morning, gave Blythevllle and vicinity some relief after many showerless days. 'Hie rain was suiriclent lo be of marked benefit to much of the cotton crop, it was believed, helping to bring isle bolls to maturity, and helping pasture crops. It was also regarded as a boon for fall gardens. and was not missed for .some time. High School Tuition Is Set at $22.50 for Term In a meeting of the Citizens School Committee yesterday the tuition rates, to be charged for the first semester of the city high school were set. The charges will be S22.50 for the four and a half months term, which Is nt the rate of S7.50 for each of the three six weeks terms. will .discuss the drouth situation and make "an' hii]iorlanl announcement regarding re-einploy- ment by . private Industry of persons on relief rolls" on Sundaj night, sept. it. the White Hoi announced today. The speech will be by radfo nt 0:45 p.m. e. s. [., and similar to several by which the 'president Im.s addressed the nation from his s'-udy in the White House. : He will speak 30 mlm.Hes. Tlie siscecV will be broadcast over both larui networks. r ..-•-. Tlie, president, is expected lo return from his'..current Inspection tour of drouth regions only n few innkhuj tlie radio , r Is expected lo make n detailed report on his observations In the" drouth reckons, possibly coupled witli recommendations for action to be taken to relieve distress and comhat future drouths. , Tiic Wlillc House declined to amplify the 3latcment that the address also would Include an Important announcement regarding rcemployincnl by private industry. •It Is known, however, that Mr Roosevelt hnd held a number of conferences witli business and In- dusliral leaders In an effort to sliced rcemploymcnt through n number of Industries which he considers particularly adapted to expansion. At one time Mr Roosevelt mentioned the housing and railroad equipment Industries as having greater potential capabilities of taking up thc slack of unemployment than other Industries. REBELS 0| Jill DESPITE! FiCHEFENf Gain.,; Control of Nearby I Town After Hand-to-1 Harid FigBting. -> niRIATOU, French-Spanish 'Batdor, .sept. 2. tup>—The rebels saining;half a mile in a vlghous assault 'on the outer defenses of Inin, .stormed the bordei village of Behobio today. The barrage of rifle, machine gun and artillery fire was punctuated by aerial tombs. , Before blasting Hiclr way Into' the '.outskirts of lichoble', where they captured Ihe, customs house, Hie rebels routed the loyalists fiom the shattered advance fortifications of Puncha Hill, which has changed hands time and time nssaln In the last 24 hours and was a shattered mass of wreck-' age. The loyalists threatened retaliation by announcing they Imd 20 airplanes—greater than the rebel air force—ready for bombing raids They, .exhibited their uncomnrl- mlslng hatred of thc Insurgents by cxecutbig an unknown number of hostages In the city. Madrid was bombed again tor thu fourth time. Tlie sounds of Ihe rakf were recoidcd In the London office of the United Press over an open telephone line from. Madrid. , The, extent of the damage was not reported. Tlie loyalist city of Malagb-on the south coast also was bombed "gain by the rebels and the government said many were wouml- wl. • An Important rebel achieve'"." ment was Ihe bombing of 'the Hispano-Sulz automobile plant at Oiindnlnjnra, neai Madiid, which was set .afire. The government hnd been using the P | ant tor the manufacture of airplane engines "lid war supplies. Would Humanize War - PARIS, Sept 2 '(UP) —The Spanish loyalist government today notified'.Ambassador Manuel Mansilla of Argentina that It would accept his, committee's suggestion, tor humanizing the'civil war It promised "to" ' contact General * Mola in the field. Mansilla. Argentine ambassador to Spain, is chairman of u group of envoys who fled from.Madrid lo Hchdaye when civil war broke, out and who have been attempting lo persuade both sides to humanize the war. MnnslIJa announced that, the Spanish (government, 1ms deslg- mtcd Americano Castro to come :o St. James 'de Luv immediate- y to contact representatives of the burgos (provincial lebei government). Junta It is hoped that the conferenca will result in piomlses by both armies to discontinue executions of hostages and prisoners. Wan Take-Off Late Today On Flight Across Ocean NEW YORK, Sept. 2 (UP) — Kick Merrill nnd Harry Rlchman announced today they would take ,„,,,. , off Ilils afternoon on (heir round OM rcfcrelldl ™ «il! be tnlllert as trip flight to London. They to leave Floyd Bonnet field between 3 and 4 P. M., (eastern daylight time). Merrill, veteran transport pilot. and Richman, night club entertainer and owner of the big monoplane "Udy Peace," have post- ixmed the flight several times because of unfavorable weather. They notified Field Manager Kenneth Behr today that weather reports are good and that they intended lo take olf. They planned to fly northward along the route up the coast to New- fourj'llnnd nnd across to li'e- land. Literary Digest Poll ;:< Ballots Are Sent Here i Individual ballots have been nailed to voters of Blythcville and nearby communitieo in ' a :ew Literary Digest poll of oven 0,000,000 iwrsom to ascertain who rill be (he nextNpresident of the Untied states. The votes should be distributed by tlie local post office within a few days, a c- :ordlng to advice received today, rom (he magazine's publishers. Returns from Arkansas in this Indictment of Negroes By White Jury Defective HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Sept. 2. (UP)—The murder Indictment against Castile Rye. 21, one of two negroes charged with the slaying of John McTigrlt, night watch- nan, was dismissed In circuit court todny on motion of his attorneys. Rye's attorneys contended that It may be paid $5.00 monthly or I hc was '"dieted by a grand jury $1.25 weekly, In advance, it wasi"" 1 ' did not lllcl ude members of voted. Tin I his us own race. The motion for ic city high school, which will ] w S1 'V. UsaI , was llphcW by Jll(| 6 e Earl operated by this committee ' lc ', wll ° wa5 )iearil '8 «« case i. \t.,.,,i,... • ,'_"•'i against Rve ami .?nmr«: A,,<sth, be opens Monday, September 7. gainst Rye and James Austin, I Jr., 23. Austin's attorneys had waived Work has been completed on the $5,000.000 Hamilton Field hcad- quarteis of the Seventh Bombardment group at San Rafael, Calif. Tills (Hist covers 928 acres and is located midway between (he Canadian and Mexican borders. their client's rights to have ne- groes on the grand Jury that indicted them. According to'Garland county officials, tlie negroes signed a confession admitting their part in the fight during which McTigrlt was slain, a unit so they may be compared tlie voting in other states, . with it is announced The voting of ballots is secret the post-card. no lure or other identification is' required and (lie return postage' is paid by the magazine. To guard against tampering arid counterfeiting a specially manufactured cardboard is used for printing the ballot, according to thc sponsors of the poll, and all spurious votes can be detected immediately and destroyed. Tlie ballot asks the. voter's choice (if the seven officially nominated candidites and,' for' whom he or she voted In the 1932 election to reveal the general drift from one party to' another. This is announced as the fpurtlv quadrennial national presidential poll conducted by Tlie Literary Digest. Thc three previous polls have forecast tlie presidential winner with "uncanny accuracy." WEATHER ARKANSAS—Partly cloudy tonight and Thursday. Somewhat unsettled In west portion tonight, cooler In northwest and central portions tonight. Memphis and Vicinity—Cloudy tonight with showers and slightly warmer. Thursday partly cloudy to cloudy. The maximum temperature here yeslerday was S2, minimum 62; clear, with .55 of an Inch rainfall last night, according lo Samuel P. Norris, official weather ob-

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