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Served by the United Press BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHIASI ARKANSAS AND BOUTHEABT MISSOURI HOMEEDITIOfi VOL. XXVII—NO. 301- BlythertUe Courier, BljthevlU* Dell; Biythevin* Herald, Mlaglarippl Valley Leader. HU'THKVUXE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, MARCH 0, 10 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS •'-] New Federal Farm Board Head Makes Appropriation From Equalization Fund to Pay Salaries. _ LITTLE ROCK, March G. (UP) — A bill'calling for appropriation of SoCOO.OOO from the state equalization fund (or payment of teachers' salaries and a follow up measure setting up machinery for its operation was "passed today by the senate. Senator Klmzey's bill to plnce a privilege tax ranging from $2.60 to 510 i>er annum on .slot machines, electrical music Instruments and mechanical vending machines was passed by the upper body. A bill introduced und passed in the house by Representative Smith, Pulaski couuly, to provide for a commission form of government for Little Rock, provided a majority of voters so desire it, passed the senate and awaits the governor's approval. Heated argument arose with the calling for final passage on the Perry house bill which would regulate jury service. Senator Nflllum declared it 1 would do away with hangers-on who are eligible for jury service In different counties. It passed by a vole of 18 to 7. Th: measure provides that no person shall serve more than one time in a period of two years. ' The Campbell house measure which would give defendants In towns of less than 6,000 population the right to trial by a grand Jury, passed 27 to '0. Senator Abington. who sought to amend the measure by exempting Faulkner, served notice he would recall the bill for reconsideration. House business was dealt with in the morning session in which numerous local bills passed and others read for the first and second times. Only two new senate bills were introduced. James E. Stone, Louisville, Ky., to bacco member of the federal fan board and Its vice-chairman, wh chairman of the board. S1ETOTKE LEGCE'S PUCE "Jobless Army's" Advance on Albany, N. Y. Designation of Chairman: Accepted by President | Hoover. j WASHINGTON, March 6. (UP) — Resignation of-Alexander Legge as chairman of the federal farm board will be announced tills- afternoon j by the White House, the United | Press learned Icday. The resignation, the Imminence of which Mr. Hoover long has known, has been accepted. ] Vice Chairman James E. Stone, | Louisville, Ky.. lobacco member'of | the board, Is lo be elevated to the I chairmanship, according to 'author- | native information. I i Samuel R. McKelvie, wheat mem- her and C, C. Teague, fruit and j nut member, are expected to fol-1 low Legge Into retirement by June i 1. McKelvie.'s term will have explr- | ed by then; and Tengite is 'anxious: At tlle cml o[ , ne | r -hunger march" from New York City, aw members of ft "Jobless army""ore pictured to get back to the California Wai-; here as tn ,, y ' ttrr j v ed In Albany, N. Y, to petition elate leaders for. relief for the unemployed. This nut Grower s Exchange and the i • Cold Wave On Way to Arkansas LITTLE HOCK. Mnrcli fl. <UP>— After a week of the most unusual woollier featuring snow, slcct, mln wind and .sunshine Arkansas prepared for » wintry week-end toj&j wllli the mercury gradually drop plug toward the freezing point. 'Hie south end of a storm area which is moving eastward Irom tin northern Rockies is expected tc S|>rt?ad below freezing IcmiJenUurc!; over tho slate continuing Into ilu first of next week. Plank Iru| Platf Meets Arkansas Competition With Bill for Six Weeks Residence. Artery Severed in Auto Accident Causes Death "'. CAMDEN, Ark., March 6. (UP.)— Funeral--.service*-are to-be held here today for W. C. Venable.'S*. bookkeeper, who died as the resul of injuries received in an unusua. automobile wreck. When the car in which he was riding was wrecked Venable ce.'vcd cuts about his ankle when his foot was thrust through th windshield. The svound was no Ihought serious and companion took him to his home for rnedica treatment. Upon reaching home Venable wa dead. An ailery had been severs* Services Held Sunday For Elijah Walke BASSETT, Ark.—Funeral service were held last Sunday afternoo for Elijah Walker at his resident about a mile from Bassett. The Rev. Mr. Galloway, pastor of the Critz Recommends That Farmers Not Wait for U. S. Food Money. Mississippi county' farmers' who ave delayed making application or federal teed and seed loins lending availability • of - food loans •ere advised today by County .gent J. E. Critz to get In Ihelr ppllcatlons .at once In order that he local committee and the Mem-' ihis headquarters office may, act upon them and get them out of he way before' the rush that is •xpected when the food loa'n application blanks are received. Farmers 'who obtain feed and eed loans now may apply later for he food.loans. While no definite information has ieen'received here It b : anticipated hat the food loan • application blanks will be available some time I California Fruit Grower's Associa- ] parade, conducted through lion, both of which he is president. Hoover Will Visit Son At Carolina Resort WASHINGTON, March 6. (UP) — President Hoover is planning an early trip to Ashevllte, N. C., to visit his son Herbert Hoover Jr., and will probably leave here tomorrow night for trie southern resort, it was announced' today at the White House. : The president's son has been ill several months but is now much Improved. Mr. Hoover has- not seen ' ilm since lost autumn when he was the mulii thoroughfares of llio state capital, from other cities. CAHSON CITY, Nov.. March G (UP)—Nevada was ready lodny was • augmented by marchers ft .u a u, nl ,swer to.the attempts of •. . . . j Idaho and Arkansas to encroacV Missouri Booze . Runners. Nabbed by Andy Barker A quartet ot liquor runners from •— : — ' Cardwell, Mo., were meted out fines Operation Fails to Save of *1°0 each by Justice Oscar Alex.... . n 11 nnder this morning after their cap- Lite pi Former 'Motor ture by Andy Barker, Clear Lake Company Operator. DF next week. By ; .je...,^^_ _ KKJ seed, Joan .applications In now farmers, will, experience •:less delay in getting their -food - : loans applications through .thin If they waited until they could apply for'both of them at once. Consolidation of Burdette (Schools , Boosts Attendance Cecil Dean. 27, well known local emoved to Asheville from the. auto Busman a nd former opera- wesldent's Rapidan retreat. | lor of an auto ^1^ agency here. It has been arranged tentatively > s ,, ccum b«l at. the Blytheville hos- or Mr. Hoover lo syend Sunday ] p|[ n | at 7,50 o'clock this morning, with his son reluming here Mon- i Death resulted from a gangrenous deputy constable, yesterday afternoon. Tlie four,' traveling . In 'a large car, aroused' Barker's suspicions he saw ttlem on Highway Gl New Quarters Leased by Government in R. Rose Building. appendix. __Dean was operated on for appendicitis several days ago. Dean was a graduate of the Ely- thevllle high school. : He formerly worked at the Joe : Isaaw store and the 'Dean Motor | later operated i company here for a number of- [ with the car :e south on 01. machine turned off the main highway onto 'a side' road and after a six mile'dash the four abandoned tb,e machine. .The chase continued afoot and .trie four were finally rounded up; was also-a. salesman tor Motor company, ^-Ji >t The deceased Is survived by -his I widow, Mrs. Margaret Reagan' Dean. enrbute to of liquor, said' to' hay* ,. Ark., were. OSCEOLA, Ark.—The Osceqla postofllce will move back across the railroad the first of June, • • A new ten-year .lease-contract which will place Uncle Sam's head- merly occupied by the- Osceola quarters In. the Rose building, for- Amusement club, on East' Hole ave-1 nue, was approved Thursday by Postofflce Inspector C. C. T»ul. . The- bull ding will : b« .remodeled with the entrance In th» dtnter of the .front changed to ; ttie west ald^ of the.,front, and equlpipenkj.to be alKnew. and.of :w -}it»jt?.dwlgn, jupon Its "divorce business." Before the slalc legislature was a , moasure to reduce the period re [quired to establish residence for dl' vorco purposes to six weeks, and attached to It was n favorable re port of the assembly's judlciar committee. ! The existing Nevada law whlcl pioneered in easy divorce leglsla tlon and which brought about th famous divorce colony at Reno, re C quires a residence of three month .,but Arkansas and Idaho have Jus reduced their own residence perlo a three months and Nevada leg! "ators realized they must take ste; orm. WASHINGTON, March 0. (UP).: I —Undaunted by opposition of dry..-I lenders, those In cunlrol of.• the. • I Democratic party machinery will:'; press for ndoption of (he Raskob "home yule plan" for prohibition ! modification in the-platform for ; next year's presidential campaign; 1 . The assault of dry forces against this course at the Democratic na-- llonal committee meeting here yesterday was staged with imrcstrniiwd ' I fury. Never within memory has .a.' national chairman been subjected . such sliarp o.;d direct criticism". was showered upon John J. Has- ; b. - T-. \ Robinson Flays Riiiiob Plan. : It was unprecedented that &•'; mocrat of the prestige of Sena?", or Joe T. Roblntin. senate minor'- 1 '; I ' leader, and vice presidential ^ ndldate on the Smith ticket In'.; 28 should lash trie party chair- •' j an to his face In such bare fisted- 1 ' shion, but Kaskob and his back- \ to "meet competition. 1 ' Accordingly a bill cutting the res idence period In half was prescn cd. Tlle Judiciary committee moc but one amendment, providing an person who filed a divorce suit, mu have lived In the slate six weeks. Zealous authors ot the bill h equlred only one week's reslden p , QI jj p'i iyn widow, Mrs. Margaret neagan uean. VjCOrgC onead, *jlb WU- two daughters, Anna -.Bell and horri T C fioiriVn qnd Nriir y lm ' hls parents, Mr. and Mrs Uimi, -J. \~. UOlUetl dlU . „ -^ . Vnrhrn fhrss A s Dean of nenr Yatbr0| tnr(!e | Raymond Hudson Named j brothers, John, Herschel and El. • |wood Dean and two sisters, Edna MANILA, Ark.—At a mass meeting held here lost night four candidates for- mayor were- nominated and Xlarlc. Funeral services will probably be held Sunday afternoon at the fam- wlll be furnished and* instilled . by Besides the flnea.for transporting the postpfflce department. Everett Wilson, driver of the car, was fined »25 for reckless driving. Other members of the group were Eddie Wilson, Mich Hopkins, and Cliff Bryson. . Methodist church dated. at Joiner, offl- Xlr. Walker died Saturday night after suffering for a year with Brlght's disease and high blood pressure. He is survived by two sons, Fate and Jesse Walker, four daugh- tcrs. Mrs. Prank Feets, Mrs. Rob- r " ! ? 23 The rapid growth of a consolidated school district Is exemplified In Burdette which was formerly, two districts, 35 and 42.- When there was two districts there was a total of. 176 • children enumrrated. .414 enrolled in schools with an average daily nUenclanc of 209. Last year, the consolidated district No.. 35 enumerated 1089 students. -Of this number 849 enrolled in school with a daily average attendance of 517. The enrollment was 53 per cent of the enumeration in 1923 and IS per cent in 1030 while the average daily attendance was 50 per cent In 1923 and 60 per cent In 1930. and contests lor every office of thei'ly home, 127 Kentucky. The Rev. city administration'except city at-1 E1 ' Craig of Salem, Ark.-, former torney were provided. The mass • Pastor here, will-officiate at the ser- meetlng, ari"annual custom, was!vices. Interment will be made at called by 'Mayor J. E. Threlkeld. i Eimwood cemetery. Funeral plans who is not a candidale for re- j n « ir > charge of the Cobb Under.: election. , • , • . . taking company. The following men .were nominated, as candidates for mayor: George Shedd, Gib Wilborn, J. C. tiolden and Raymond Hudson. Wll- j Ham Borowsky and; Bert Hutchison were nominated for recorder. Commission Will Study Hoover's Shoals Plan Ed Cook was the only nominee for city -attorney. Ten candidates were' WASHINGTON, March 6. . (UP) |— President Hoover is planning to i appoint a ;to study non-salary commission ert Beaver, and Misses Rcba and Mildred Walker, nnd his widow. He was 57 years old. Burial was made at the Bassctt cemetery. not a serdorl . W. Tlpton. Ed Johnson, Claude j Grain, T. E. Beard. Bert Griffltri or junior high school. in reach of and Charles McWliirter. , today. I The president is understood to ' believe such a. commission might be . these pupils while this year there !,„,., in A nril nro -10 K«,, r n«^ „?*!.. :„ .1 __ ^!«»1. CiU "' ' ' mlm tcipal election will b- - ab1c to a B ree on a 0 «is arranged to .......... ----- J ---- SG Applications for U. S. Loans Approved Of the 165 applications filed ta this city for government loans for feed and seed, 86 have been approved and returned. These 86 have a total value of $24,551. with the first payments totaling 59,843.73. Although there were few farmers who first applied for money through this channel the number is Increasing dally. The local committee. Is meeting several times a week for approval or rejection of applications before Ihey are sent to the Memphis ofilce. The loans are paid ;n one, two or three checks, according to the amount borrowed. Augusta Pastor Will Preach at 0«ceola OSCEOLA, Ark.—Dr. J. p. Tull, Bapilst minister of Augusta, Ark.' will occupy the pulpit of the First Baptist Church 'here' next Sunday! at both morning and evening ser-' vices, according to an announcement made today by Rev. C. E, Welch, pastor of the church. are 42 boys and girls in the ninth and tenth grades of the Burdette ccnsclidated school dents attend the in this city. There would be five times this number In the city school were it not for the tuition charge. The new district has one bus present to congress when It reconvenes. >i and three stu-1 New Ouachita Bridge 11 and 12 grades', n J- • J i i , , , „ ' I IArilJ*«la*1 Q» I Bandits Loot Bank Near Kansas-Oklahoma The 'new quarters will. be re«dy for occupancy not' liter than June 1st. according to Postmaster Arch Smith. : • • . The postoffice has been In Its present location In the Coston building directly .across ..the. street from the courthouse In Osoeola for PICKER, Okla., March 6.'(UP)— Three . bandits looted the Treece State, bank of Treece, Katis., Just across the Oklahoma line at 9:20 a. m. today, shot' Cashier' George Humble and- escaped with' on undetermined amount of money.' Humble was brought to. a hospital here where his'condition was reported serious. He' said two bandits entered the bank 'while one waited outside In a car. - ' road In 1615 la credited, by : many Osceolans with the gradual westward growth of the town. The new location on East Hale avenue Is within a block of the location Un clc Sam abandoned .in. 1915. II t ^ Clll- MJb idkhat it si .r.Rimer to the issue ; should - lhat •: I i Chicken Thieves Held for Missouri Officers WORKED AT MINT! 45 YEARS > FORT STOCKTON, Tex.. (UP)— . Though the mlnc has been idle for i Loire time, Joe Brown who came EL DORADO, Ark., March 6. (UP I f rDra England in 1885 to go to -Separated for years by the Qua- work at the famous Shatter mine, chita. river, southeastern and south- near here, still Is on the Job. He Pour alleged chicken thieves, three of whom are said to have admitted the thefts, were arrested by Policeman A. D. Gwyn and Clyde Fowler, deputy constable, this morning In the act of selling 40 chickens to a local produce dealer. The chickens were said .to have bsen stolen from farms between Hornersville and Senath, Mo. The four men gave their names as Jack Williams. M. 'D. Chlpman, Ixjuls Chipman and Arthur Newman. They are being held in the route which transports approxl-l western Arkansas were Joined to- - has worked at the mlnc continu•_ mately 75 pupils dally to the five j day with the formal opening of the | ously since 1885 and now is the i city jail pending arrival of Mis- reparate elementary and one Junior! new highway bridge over the i watchman. sourl officers. Bo dy of Auhry Payne Expected Here Saturday The remains of Aubry Payne, 20. who died suddenly Monday at Blayton, Minn., will arrive'here tomorrow morning. Funeral services will be conducted at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrsi Claude Payne, Sunday and burial made at the Jvlaple Grove cemetery. The deceased Is also survived by two brothers, Bert Payne of here, and Gaston Payne of the United Stales navy, slalioncd In Cuba, anrf two sisters. Mrs. Elaine Rhodes and Miss Wanda Payne, of this cltv. Before going to Slaylon ei?hl months ago he resided In this city. His cousin, Roy Payne. Is accompanying the remains here. The Cobb Undertaking company Is in charge of arrangements. W. F. Knight Held to Jury • for Part in Chapman• Dewey Piling Theft. OSCEOLA, Arlt.-W. P. Knight, former Inspector for the Chapman Dcwey Lbr. Company's piling yards at Reiser, waived preliminary hearing on a' charge of grand larceny before Justice G. I,. Waddell here Trursday and was held to the Grand Jury-under $2,000 bond- Knight, arrested In November and charged Jointly with Alex Hatley, timber contractor, with a conspiracy by means of which they defrauded the lumirer company of approximately »10,000 during the fall of 1620, has been confined In a Memphis Hospital • practically ever cince his arrest and his hearing deferred because of his illness. Hatley, arraigned soon after his arrest, also waived hearing and was held to the Grand Jury under $2,OCO bond. Knight was represented yesterday by C. T. Carpenter, Marked Tree attorney, who 1s associated s remained consent lould be met and be met In n slmllai roposed, Turning to Chairman . Kaskob, j oblnson shoulcd: You cannot writo on the'ban-] er of the Democtntlc party the; cull and crossbones . emblematical j f nn outlawed trade a,nd expect; he party to accept your recoth-." icndatlons without resistance, •';"" "It I had taken this platform'-;- llher as a member of the'commit-1 ce or as a member of the party ; and suggested such a recomnienda- i Ion on the Eightcentn amendmenl/i t would have been taken' by 'tlto.i. chairman as needless interference.' Tills Is, a subject on which both; political parties are divided. Th2^ only, way in which'the Republican.'., party can hope for vlciory Is to rcly.i I on the lack of wisdom of those wholl LW t>" D.Twatlc party." •• "•• "j'l . tuikob's 'Plan .. -, -••"^'•ijj Prohibition under home rule thaqJ "Is neither a wet nor ;a dry -plen'.'.J I but "guarantees that, the .saloora I cannot? return" was vtofi plaUorrH^l plank (irgctl for' 1933 ; by' cHa.irnjsS? f Raskob. '" . .' .''.',XV ;•-,'• . He recommended that tlie next-1 convention pledge, the'party tbsup- 1 - port.tlie. Eighteenth amendment''! and advocate another constitution-!'I al change designed:to permit com'ri.f plctc state control of liquor. . • '•• j Besides prohibition^ .he foresaw; removal of ."unreasonable govern-' mental restriction" .of business-as! an outstanding Issue in the ne.it' I presidential campaign..' Homestead Halts Road Construction PITTSTON,' Pa-.' Mar. G.— Definite steps have been taken to remove "the House in tl:o Middle of! the Road" at Mooslc near here'.'-:.! The house, owned by John Gpr- vey, has obstructed completlon'of the highway • between here and Scranlon for several years due to a dispute over price. '- •.' A board of viewers -awardtd the Gnrveys $13,500 but JIocs!c borough' was unable to pay th? assessment,! and the owners refused to relinquish their title until full paymenti I was made. To date, judgements I iiut the borough as trio! ' aggregating S10.090 have been returned high school. There are 14 teachers in the system of this district, all under the supervision of one principal. Conter Veterans Seek stream at Gallon. Five thousand persons gathered j at the bridge for the formal dedl- Next Week Is Dedicated to Nations Business Women A. proclamation urging observance' of worth, to develop friendly rela- , . , , . . in Blylhevilie of next week as: tions with other organizations In COOTER. Mo.— Since Monday celebration lo be featured by a i.. Bus i ness women's Week" has' the city and to Join In all forms of morning World War veterans have i wedding- pageant, symbolic of the i been ^^ b Ma .. or Ne m Reed public service; and to further show h catlon services this morning. I>. H. Blackwocd, chairman of the state highway commission, delivered the i dedication address. _ _ ... , | Mayor Jake Wilson spoke in be- DOnUS LenUICate Loans ; half of El Dorado. The crowd then came to El Dorado for an all day crowded Into town for the purpose i Joining of the two sections of the ^ connecllon w1th p!ans O f the lo- that the said organization is keep-' —" """— '" "- 1 - ! C al Business and Professional Wo- > Ing faith with its slogan-"BETTER !men's club to participate In the BUSINESS WOMEN FOR A BET- fourth annual national business wo-; TER BUSINESS WORLD"—and of making applications for their!state, loans of 50 per cent on their ad- Jusled compensation certificates. A few who are not In such financial straits are waiting later to mate their applications- No figures are available to show Predicts Barges Will i i T)* Arkansas KlVCr ' men's week. ! that In living up to the lofty prln- G 0vernor "Harvey Parnell has al- ' clples underlying their organization ! so Is'.'jed a proclamation -Mting this group of women are proving to • - • • the citizens in their various communities thit everyone h&s a defl- inlle responsibility to the nation, to his community and to each other five years freight barges will be In; lows:" " and that It Is the duty of each In- operatlon on the Arkansas river, "WHEREAS, the fourlh annual dividual to give (if the best that Is I connecting Little Rock and perhaps I observance of "Business Women's | within him to advance and bettei "v J C Dr ri.' 1 1 towns above it with all the Inland] Week" will be sponsored by th! civilization; therefore, the weeX o lard Says rOUCe Lillet | ^tcrway ports and with seaports." | largest organization of Business March 8 to March 14. 1831, Is here - Colonel Douglas, now connected : Women In the world— the National by proclaimed "BUSINESS WO with the Inland Waterways cor- ! Federation ol Business & Profes- MEN'S WEEK" and the declara Keep Chickens In Own With spring gardens now in Burks' Store Destroyed By Fire Early Thursday . - . '. vosiue, Chief M. O. Goodwin in &. poratlon as a special representative.' slonal Women's Clubs—commencing tlon Is made that It shall be ob Burk's store on South DivUIon' statement today, reminded Blythe- arrived here yesterday. Addressing March 8 and continuing March 14, served in a manner of mutual E 00 street was practically destroyed by ! vl)1<! citizens of a city ordinance the senate during the afternoon he 1931, for the purpose of acquainting to the organization, to the publl speakeasy Guest Found Hanging on Fence Nail NEW ORLEANS, March 6. (UP) —Hearing the noise of axes hack- Ing at the door of a speakeasy, At- sert Barry, a guest, started to run 3Ut the back exit. His way was im- >eded by a fence, but being In a mrry he tried to vault it. A few moments later prohibition officers found him hanging from a nail In the fence bv his trousers, squirming end swearing but helpless. Other guests at the placa made their getaway. A quantity of liquor was found, agents said, and the proprietress was -arrested for violation of the Volstead act. with attorney Bruce Ivy of Oscc-| result of the road construction. .-. ola In the defense of both Knight and Hatley.Wils T. Davis, Memphis attorney, apearcd as special prosecutor assisting Deputy Prosecuting Attorney D. P. Taylor of Osceola. Kr/ht, who was Inspector for the C'napman-Dewey Lumber Co.'s yards at Reiser last fall, Is alleged by the company to have Jusglcd , records !n such a way that Hatley i PITTSFIELD, Mass., March .6. received payment for pilln? not (UP)—Chain lighlnlng actually actually delivered to the company's "skids"., when driven by a strong yards, the proceeds of which he Is i wind, according to K. B. McEa'ch- sald to have shared with Knight.iron, research engineer at the pen- The company cha-ges that B.OOO'ersl Electric company plant here.'. Two baci lurns must be made byi motorists before they can pass: around the Garvcy homestead. ..- i Engineer'Finds Strong , f Winds Skids Lightningj Arkansas' C. M. T. C. Quota Is Increased LITTLE ROCK, March 6. <UP) — The quota tor Arknsas first Citizens' Military Training Camp to b« held at Camp Pike next summer has been almost doubled, accord- Ing to federal authorities hers. Arkansas' quota was set at 1,000 young men' and 1.855 already have sticks of piling at $1-30 a stick, i n R recent announcement, Mc-j I amounting to $10,400.00 were .col- Eachron pointed out that, despite: lected for. by Hatley and Knight,its reputation for being a terrible; and never delivered to the com-j "enemy," lightning Is one of the; puny. - ' ! greatest benefactors of mankind. > j "It has been proved in several: _ _ . [different ways," McEachron said,! Crop Preparations at i"that lightning can bs blovm and: Cooter Well Advanced Thls ^ possible because many • [lightning discharges, consist of a. COOTER, Mo.—Farmers In this succession of discharges, too rap'.d; section are far In'advance In their f OT the eye to distinguish hut not' preparations for another crop than too rapid for the wind to blow: in previous years at this date. alon»" l Practically all the land has btfcn. = broken and much of It Is beded,' - ; ready for planting. i WEATHER Truck farming Is also occupying a large percentage of the land. .. Owners of large plantations are ARKANSAS-Raln In south, rain furnishing seed free to their ten- or snow In north portions asd cold-, ants who desire to engage In truck er. Probably freezing lompsratures farming. In north and west potions to-' nieht. Saturday mostly cloudy and colder In east and south portions. According to tlr> cfftdal weaWer Banks, a "red cap"'here for 15 observer, Charles Phillips, the rain- years, has at last taken a ride on Imum temnerAhire here Red Cap Finally Rides Train ST. LOUIS. Mo., (UP) — Joe- "fire" of 'nn 'unknown Origin'"early I Prohibiting chickens running nt tofd'the solons of the work being the public wllh The fact'that there and to the Individual. filed applications for tho encamp-1 a railroad, after meeting 1.113,000 was 47 degrees and the maximum' Thursday morning. The blaze hadi Iar 8«- ' done on rivers In this secllon and is an alert and progressive group of. "Given under my hand this 4tt ment, compared to "93 to this date , tra'.ns without ever riding on one. (58 degrees, nattiy clor.dy On .thf golned full headway before flre-| Fowls must be kept out of the of the benefits that would be de-1 business and professions: women, day of March, 1931," last year. Arkansas Is leading fno: He took a trip to Jefferson City same day a year sio the minimum men reached the scene. The dam- neighbor's garden however tempt- rived from barge lines on the In-1 organized and ready to cooperate^ , "NEILL REED" | states In the Seventh Corps area! and visited the Capitol and state temperature was 46 decrees and the nue was not estimated, ling It may prove, s»y» the chief. Und. *tre»ms. • [Intelligently with all civic projects "Mayor of the City of BU/thevlUe." In Uia number of appMeiUoru, penitentiary. maximum 5S decrees, cloudy,

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