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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLV—NO. 201 Blytheville Dally New§ 'BlyUievlllt Courier Blythevtlle Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLA'TIIEVILLE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1919 TWELVE PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS West Agrees to Slow Down German Plant Dismantling Negotiations Start On Relaxation of Occupation Grip By Kieharu O'Regan FRANKFUKT, Germany, tjtov. 15. (AP)—West German ^Chancellor Konracl Adenauer announced today that Britain, France and the United States have agreed to slow down tlie dismantling of German industries. His announcement came as he began negotiations with the Western high commissioners in the hope of relaxing occupation restrictions on Germany. , In j foreign policy speech to the West German.- parliament, broadcast by the Frankfurt Radio, Adenauer made this report on the results of the Paris Foreign Ministers' Conference: 1) The United Statej. Prance and Britain, have agreed, to Invite West Germany to "many international organizations." 2) The allies are considering how to alleviate the "consequences of 500 Educators : rom 2 Counties Will Meet Here / District Conference Of AEA Plans All-Day Session on Friday Approximately 500 teachers from Mississippi and Crittendon Counties will meet In BJytheville Friday for' the district meeting of the Arkansas Education Association. The meeting will get underway with a * conference of leaders on Thursday afternoon and schools li the two counties will be dismissed for the all-day session on Friday when problems of educators and school patrons will be considered by discussion groups to be kept to a maximum 'of 40 persons. L.H. Autry, postdent, of tile Mississippi County Education Association, said today. The program Is divided Into three major sections, "The Child Is of Primary Importance," "The community Has a Part," and "The Profession Is the Moving Force." Sub-topics include, planning the school program to fulfill the needs the present state of war between Germany and the Western governments. - • 3) The allies have agreed to allow Germany to build bigger and faster merchant shipping fleet. To AJlow Trade Consulates 4) The allies have agreed to allow Genrmany to set up trade consulates in foreign countries. 5) The Western powers have Agreed lo a certain relaxation of Pfiismantling of former German war Industry. Explaining the decision on dismantling. Adenauer said that the three Western foreign ministers had agreed to slow down dismantling of certain synthetic gasoline plants and steel factories pending further discussions between the German government and the allied high commission.. Adenauer said he believed these discussions might ultimately lead to it complete halt In dismantling, or to a big change in the dismantling plan. Adenauer also said that the allies frad '.< fused "- >l p J"annntlu\r of former m»Jor armament indus- .tfVCB. f ' American, British and Trench high commissioners 1 nere expecled to tell Adenauer some of the decisions affecting Germany reachcc last week at the meeting of the .Big Three foreign ministers In are pressing IN SPOTLIGHT—While Dr. Konrad Adenauer (right), chancellor of Western Germany, today was announcing an allied agreement to slow dismantling, U..S. Secretary of State Dean Acheson (left) was lacing the warming problem of what-to do about Angus Ward, the U. S. Counsel held by the Chinese Reds. The two are shown above shortly before' Acheson lefl Germany yesterday after a week's visit. (AP Wirephoto). EN ROUTE TO U.S.—Iran's ruler Reza Shah Pahlavla (above), left Tehran this morning aboard Picsl- bound for Washington. The Shah Is reported to be going to the U. S capital to ask Truman for arms nid for his country, situated on Russia's southern border. He is expected to arrive Thursday. (AP Photo). EGA Declares Europe Must Lower Prices to Compete For U.S. Consumer Dollar Corn Acreage Quotas Scheduled for Missco LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 15. (AP)—The stand of the Production Marketing Administration on Mississippi County's classification us i\ commerciiil corn producing urea was reiterated by a PMA spokesman here yesterday. areater Exports ley to Freedom : rom Outside Aid Acheson Faces 'Hot' Problem In Reds 1 Jailing of U.S. Envoy WASHINGTON, Nov. 15. (A>)—Secretary ot stale Acheson returns from Europe today to face a problem that has some of his top men boiling mad and at their wit's end; US Calls Danube Control Invalid Government Refuses To Recognize Soviet Shipping Commission Paris. ':West -Germans , • irongiy for an -end',to trie ; dis-' mantling of industrial plants. •• Offered Chinee to BUT Adeimu'er had Offered to allow »llied nationals to buy into the Ruhr industrial plants as a safc- auard against rearmament, provid- pag dismantling was stopped. '• Adenauer Is seeking real conces- »lons for his West German government for two principal reasons: 1) Relaxation of dismantling and other occupation controls would' offset communist propaganda boasting about, creation of nn East German state. 2) His Christian Democratic party, backbone of the West German government,' faces a tough fight In parliament against attacks by opposition Socialists and Com- WAS HINO'l ON, Nov The > United States served notice oil' Russia and 1 ' five Soviet bloc states today that, 11 considers .invalid their new commission to control shipping on tlie Danube River. The commission w?.s set up Nov. 11 "at Gftlatz, Romania. It replaced a control commission, dating back to 1921 on which five Western nations' were .represented. An" American note today said The problem 4 . How to free American Consul Angus Ward and foui of his staff from a Chinese Communist jail, presumably at Mukden in Manchuria. Privately, aide. 1 ? of Acneson say the imprisonment of Ward Is "barbaric" and they arc irked beyond question at the Chinese Communists. They are not, however, at. the point of acting on 'informal suggestions that the U.S. take a big stick to the Communists in the form of military force or ' threat of force - .,-- .--' -j. ->.•„; *-\Vard'$ captivity " : hn.v stretched' out to three weeks, antt the Cliinese Communists authorities"*iiave: marie it plain they are in no hurry to do anything about it. They have wlthV held all information about the health, treatment or trial dale of group, who are charged with leating a Chihcsc employe of the £' ami guide the growth ot children, physical facilities, the role of the teacher is providing better educa- iorial apixn'ttinltieSj community concern for teacher wallare, community school participation In educational planning and financing, strengthening the teacher professional standards, and relation of education associations to thi profession, Croup (o Discuss Sub-Topics Teachers are being assigned to a discussion group considering one of the sub-topics. , When and If discussion of this topic Is completed, they may proceed to the next one. At the end of the day, recorders for the group will turn over to the summarizing reporters the discussion highlights. At the general sessio n, which • fo) lows th e grou p meetings, these reix>rters wil sum- "marize the outcome of various discussions- The final evaluation will be given by Miss Winnie Virgil Turner, elementary school supervisor for the Blytheville School System. The following persons from Mississippi County serve as dis- munfsts. A debate on foreign affairs Is scheduled later today. .The debate was called st tl\e urging of Dr. Kurt Schumacher,- Socialist leader. who has said Adenauer has not gone far enough In persuading the Western allies to loosen the occupation grip of Germany. nominees for Y Directors to be Released Soon Nominees for direclors for the Blytheville "Y" arc scheduled lo be announced late this \veeh after a mee'/ig of the nominating committee, it was announced today following a meeting of the directors vesterday at the "V" rooms In the City Hall.' Action on the recommendations ol the committee, however, will no be taken until December. Six directors are scheduled for election three for one year terms and thre< for three year terms. Following thi election the directors will re-or ganize and name officers. At the director's meeting yester- ^Jay the program and properly 5p*)niinitte2s rnade brief reports and some discussion relative to the organization of a "Y's" Men's Club for young businessmen was held. No action was taken, pending further study of similar organizations In othfr towns. During yesterday's session the City Council's removal of rent was discussed. The budget for the "Y r Is to be cut by $9(Kl this year. Dur Ing the past years the "Y" has paid S75 a month for tlie space occupied In the City Hall. The action giving the "Y" rent-free space was taken at the City council meeting la-st month. : Alvln Huffman. Jr.,, presided .at the meeting ycsterrtny In the ab- sei.ce il J. \V. Miami, chairman ot the board Of director*. that the new arrangetnentj coupled with the device of Soviet-controlled joint shipping companies on the river Is "clearly designed to enable the Soviet union to maintain a monopoly of. Danubian commerce." The Soviet bloc commission, It was charged, violates the peace treaties signed with Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania and "violates the concept of international waterways which has been recognized in Europe for more than 130 years." Notes •Delivered The note was delivered to the •epresentatlves in Washington of lussia, Bulgaria Czechoslovakia iungary, Romania, and Yugoslavia Tlie Soviet Ukraine republic also .igned the November U agreement )Ut is not represented here. Parallel notes are being delivered by France and the United Kingdom, the State Department announced. The new action Is an outgrowth of the 1948 international meeting at Belgrade where Russia and the Soviet bloc took control and wrote new treaty for control of the Danube over the protests of the United States, France, Britain and Austria. The effect of the new action, officials said, is to perpetuate the division of the Danube, which Is one of ways. cusslon leaders, reporters, and recorders for the meeting Friday. Lowry Crook, Miss yirgie E.-. Ro- 'Tr "' " ' Lewis is Given Two Days to Act Mediation Board Indicates John L. Faces Speedy Action WASHINGTON, Nov. 15—</l>>— John Ij. Lewis was confronted today with a virtual ultimatum to win a quick coal peace or face fast White House action. The mediation service snld Lewis is being given 24 hours to 48 hours to get something stirring toward a coal contract. It implied that there would be action by President Truman tills week if Lewis does not. Officials seemed to believe Mr. Truman ivoulrt invoke the Tuft- Hartley Act although the President dislikes that law. Use of a special fact - finding board outside Taft-Hartley, as was done in the steel dispute, has been considered but that idea appeared to Have little support. ; • The white' House'evidently was J. L Wright, state PMA toil,4 • marie the statement at a meeting ot the Slnte Department of Agriculture Council. He salil tliat acreage alliilnir-uls will lie set up for corn In Mississippi County. Five ulhers, Greene, Cluy, Craiehcud, 1'nlnsctl and OriflenclM, arc bcinf surveyed to (ii'tcrmlne If they also come under thnt classification. Wright, also saw n possibility that acreage allotments for soybeans may be set up In the state. Although Arkansas produces smtil crops of each, It also is under allotments nnd quotas for peanuts and tobacco, set up because of li production of those crops in otlic states. A referendum on acreage allot iiicnls and quotas tor cation will b conducted Dec. 15. Wright cxplnlnc Unit for most craps, acreage allot mcnts and market quotas are scp ar.ite steps In control, but tliixl nx\ dcr the law, they are combined fo cotton. I'lrsl t'osl War Vole Arkansas lias approved allotments for cotton In every referendum conducted since the first wus held in 1045. With the exception of yearly through 1041. The Dec. gers,- IJ^toe'er, oi' U.S. Consulate at Mukden. . Refuse lo Reply About 'nil the State Department •CIIDW.S about the charges Is what las been heard on the''Communist adio. Telegrams' sent by other nembcrs of the consulate staff have been intercepted. There has been no reply to a letter ''requesting" the Communist authorities to lake "appropriate action/' sent November 3 ay Consul General O. Edmund Clubb,.'at Peiping. the Communist capital.! . 'What to do next except wait and see' has the State Department stumped at the moment. The United States eventually may be In a position to bring political and economic pressure, directly nnd through the United Nations, but right now the new Russian-supporlcd Peiping regime Is In a nnse-tmunbing mood toward the West. Irilorma] proposals have reached the state Department that the Uml/'d States follow this precedent and clamp B naval blockade on Chinese Communist ports, but officials indicated they are not receiving serious consideration In the present stage. - , , Wilson; JNiis's Elsie Clark and Miss Charlotte .salter, both of' Joiner; Mrs. Lucille : ''cjuellmalz aiid Miss Mary Hubler. :"both of Blytheville; Mrs. A. E. Cadwell and Mrs. Charles Kennett, both of Dell; Mrs. Sehna .Morgan and Mrs. Hilton Stephenson of Burdette; Mrs- C. LJ- Moore and Mrs. Myra Foster of Osceola; Jerry Haley of •Armorel; R. C.vTenncyson of Gosnell; O. C. Driver and Eunice Sliinn of Luxora; Thehna Fowler of Manila, Miss Verria j Marie McKown of Burdette; Miss Anna Mae Powell of *Dyess and C. J. Mcrrimrm of Leachvlle. Crittenden coujity leaders are to include Mrs. Harold Wood, Mrs. Glady Turner, Miss Geraldirie Melton, Mrs. Taylor Claybarne, Laeey Downey, Mrs. Polly Clark, Miss Betty Gellispie, Miss Mattle Mae determined fo stop_ 'a new strike on Dec. i,' the expiration date of a ,truce, ordered by Lewis last week end a 52-clny strike. ,- . - ; Could; Use T-H ? Under Tnf t'-Hnf tley,' Mr. Truman uld order the justice Department seek a court Injunction barring new strike for 80 days- A lop White House advisor said le question of a special board, utsitie the Taft-Hartlcy law, still being considered but would not 0 used unless Lewis would agree 1 keep his miners at work. This official summed up Presl- ent Truman's attitude in these ords: "A decision on what to do in the dal situation has not been made. "If Lea'ls • refused to keep the ien at work, ,then the President ill act under the emergency pro- See LEWIS on rage 12 City Council Meeting Postponed Second Time The City Coimcl! meeting scheduled to be held tonight was again postponed for a week. „ .. c j'y ClDrk W. I. Malin said yes- Europe's principal water-1 '"day that several of the aldermen are going deer hunting nnd will not be in town today and to- Blytheville Legionnaires Receive Appointment to National CommitteePosts Two Biytheville Legionnaires, past Dud Cason Post Commanders James Niersthelmer and H. G. Partlow, have received appointments to a national committee of the American Legion. Announcement ot Uielr appointment to the Legion's national Distinguished Guests Committee was made by National Executive Com- niilteeman Harry G. Miller of El Dorado. The appointments were made on recommendations of Mr. Miller and Department Commander Lee Ward of Parngoiild. More than 40 Arkansas Legionnaires received appointments to national American Legion committees. New York Cotton Mar. ; Open High Low 1:30 , 2938 2938 2984 2984 29*5 2385 2981 2981 night. The November session, originally scheduled for last Tuesday, had been delayed until tonight because nost of the aldermen also were out of town that day. Mr. Malin said today that the council session may be held next Tuesday night, but that the date liad not been definitely set. New York Stocks 1:30 P.m. Quotations: Flnlcy, Miss Wilraa £iper, Mrs Cecil Goodwin and Mrs. L. p Mann. Serving as consultants will be staff members of the State Department of Education, the Teacher Retirement System, and the Arkansas Education Association. According to Mr. Autry, the purpose-of the one-day conference ii not to develop specific solution: to Arkansas' education problems but to serve as a means of gather ing teacher opinions and discus sion results for the bnsis of tli state-wide AEA program of action Tlie Blylheviile meeting Is one o 18 district meetings being held t help map AEA action. The last 1 the series will be conducted Nov ember 23 at Forrest City. Following the Thursday after noon session, the leaders of/ th conference wil] meet with mem gcrs of the Mississippi County Prin cipals ami Sitperintendts Assocla tlpn at their regular supper meei ing to be held at Dell. Three AEA units are to be rep resented ut the conference—th Blytheville Education Assoclatlo the only local AEA unit In th two counties, headed by Mitche Johns; the Crittenden County A sociation, headed by Miss Mildre Horton; and the Mississippi Coun Education Association, headed b Mr. Autry. sas counties be designated disaster areas for emergency cotton lonns. Twenty such counties previously \vere thus classified nnd tlie Farmers Home Admlnlstrntlbn is now receiving . npplicalions for loans from .cotton farmers in them. The additional counties recommended for "lli'e designation arc Sb'vicr, Howard, Pike, Little , River, Nevada, Hcmpstcud, i.Mllicr, Dallas, Brjidloy, Saline, Perry, Prairie, Cril- teridcn; Van I5uven, Slv.irp, Law- Hccr, 20-yenr-olcl Ohio Stale University freshman In the veterinary By Sterling F. Green WASHINGTON, Nov. 15.-AP)—President Truman to- ay sent to Congress n Mar- liall Plan report declaring lint Europe must lower its rices to compete in the Unit- el States market for the American consumer's dollar. "Tlie United States, of, course, lust be willing to accept greater ompetltion from Eurojwan sup- illcrs in order to help Europe pay Is way," said the study prepared by the Economic Cooperation Administration. Even if European sales In thn United States were doubled—thus restoring Europe's pre-war share of this market—the volume would represent less thnn one per cent of this country's total output nnd would "only be scratching the surface of the American market," Congress was told. "Tlie participating countries must intensify their export drive to the dollar areas if they nre to attain Independence from extraordinary outside assistance," the report went on. -. "Tills will require on the part of many European businessmen a reorgnnizudon of factory methods, Installatiun of new and more efficient machinery In order lo re- ; duce costs, greater attention to 1930 and 1937. elections were held col i egl; . ycs t c rday was charged with first degree murder for tlio killing vote will be the first since the war. of a stmlclll tmddie, Jack T. Mc- The Council yesterday rccom- Kcowl)| 2l , of Norwood, Ohio. The mended that 17 additional Arknn- r n tal shooting occurred Nov. 12 In front of their frat house. (AP Wirc- photo). rence and Lafayette. Wright said that ncrenge allotments for rice will be set up In Arkansas next month. The cyop, however, Is likely to escape marketing quoins for 1050, he pointed out. Legislation Urged to Foster Highway Safety LITTLE ROCK. Nov. 15.-(AP) — 3overnor McMath's Highway Safety Conference got down to tacks today. A group of slate judges, law en- 'orcetnent • officials and interested oitizens laid before the conference proposed recommendations which -nay reduce accidents and traffic deatlis In Arkansas. The group, a committee on laws and ordinances, proposed that: No driver's licease be Issued to persons under n; a rigid examination be given every driver; the state set up a department to make frequent Inspections of every motor vehicle for mechanical faults; a uniform traffic code be adopted In all municipalities; pedestrians be held responsible for obeying traffic laws. Other reports were to oe heard from committees on law enforcement, accident records, education, engineering, and public Information. TB Campaign Set to Begin Here Monday C. O. Danchower of Osccola, chairman for the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association's annual Christmas Seal Sales, said today that supplies are being distributed to tlie 7G community chairmen tills week so that the drive can begin next Monday. The goal was set last week nt $15,000 and seals, mail sale let'.ers and educational material for the schools is being distributed now. A planning meeting is .schedulcc for Blythcvlllo at the Presbyterian Church Sunday, when personal solicitation workers are to be given instructions and supplied with tlie seals which finance Tuberculosis Control work. Various community quotas were announced last week by Hays Sullivan, president of Mississippi County's Tuberculosis Association, with Blytheville having a quotii of S5/700, largest of any one community. Mrs. P. D. Poster Is to head . the drive here with Mrs. Wlllnrd Pcnse In chnrge of personal solicitation. State's Baptists Hear Speech f?y Dr. f. ;'GV Biowh LITTLE rtOCK, Nov. 15—</T>— The retiring president of the Arkansas Baptist state convention charged today that "separation of church and state, and religious liberty is' being threntend In America." Dr. E. C. Brown, Blylhevllle. Ark-, told, delegates to tile 00th Baptist state convention. here that "selfish politicians are willing to violate tlie constitution lo keep themselves in office." Dr. Brown hurled tlie charge at "various efforts" to give federal education aid to parochial (church sponsored) schools. "Evil and pagan forces would undermine tlie very foundations of this democracy. Men who have not the courage or deep abldihg con- vlction.s concerning the Constitution of this nation, whose sole interest Is to keep themselves In office, ore submitting to the pressure of selfish and pagan Interests. They are favoring federal aid education laws which would grnvit fed- Mail sale letters not be put Naming council election of offlcer.s the two-clay meeting. members and was to v-indup into the mall until November 28, when a week of the personal solicitation has been completed. Cards on the personal solicitation are being indexed this week to prevent duplication at the Tuberculosis Office at the Court House. Posters bearing the seal, book marks explaining the project and other informational material are being distributed in all Mississippi County Schools. eral tax money to paroclfil schools. We must counter-attack now," Dr. Brown said. Committee appointments announced by Dr. Brown Include: Resolutions committee, the Rev. Harvey Elleclge, North Little Rock,' the Rev. O L. Bayless, Hot Springs, the Rev. James Fit'/.gerald, Jonesboro, tlie Rev. Russell Duffer, Blytheville. Committee on,order of business, the Rev. C. Z. Holland, Jonesboro, chairman. Social service committee, the Rev. Reese Howard, Jonesboro, chairman, the Rev. John Dodge, Hot Springs, and Mrs. Ralph Douglas, Helena. Walter Winchell's Mother Is Killed In Fall from 10th Floor of Hospital A T T ;.... 145 3-4 Amer Tobacco 71 Anaconda Copper 27 1-4 Beth Steel 287-8 Chrysler " 54 1-2 Coca Cola 160 Gen Electric 377-8 Gen Motors 64 7-8 Montgomery Ward 51 3-1 N Y Central 10 1-8 .. 27 5-8 .. 21 3-8 Republic Steel • 21 1-4 Int Harvester National Distillers Radio Socony Vncuum Studebakcr Standard oi N J Texas Corp J -G Penney July 2!I78 2979 W75 2975 U S Steel 2946 2918 2343 2943 Scars 12 1-4 :I6 1-2 25 1-2 6? 5-8 61 1-2 52 5-8 NEW YORK, Nov. 15. W}—Mrs.. Jennie Winchell, 77, mother of Wai-1 ter Winchell, plunged to her death last night from her room on =lhe 10th floor of Doctor's Hospital. Tier private nrrsc, Kathleen Carton, said she had left Mrs. Winchell's room for a few minutes to obtain the patient's evening meal, and returned to find, a window open and Mrs. Winchell gone. The elderly woman's nightgown- clad body was found on the A7th Street sidewalk below. The official police report sold she either fell or jumped. Mrs. Winchell wns admitted to the hospital Oct. 24 for treatment of a heart ailment from which she hrid suffered for several years. The wife ,of the columnist and Weather Osceofans Incorporate UTTLE ROCK. Nov .15. f/P>—Ar- ticles of Incorporation were filed today for the Graves Company, Inc., Osceola Heal Estate nnd Loan Company. Authorized capital was set at 4100,000. Incorporators; Robert M. Graves, Geneva Frances Graves and Sara Hardley, all of Osceola. merchandising and advertising, redesigning ut products and packaging lo suit American preferences, and a rtetcrinimillim to serve American customers H'llh Hie cure and attention they receive from American producers." ' It also will be necessary, the report said, for tlie Marshall Plan countries to give tlielr exporters Incentives to enter the tough American market. This will be done, us EC/i administrator Paul a. Hoffman has sugcsled, by letting the.exporting coinpahles,.kccp a share o£ .the dol- larSj earned In, The report covered EGA operations up to 'July 1 of tills yenr. It also emphasized the warnings voiced by Hoffman 'two weeks ago before the council of Marshal Plan countries In Paris: that recovery Is Imperiled by Import controls and exchange restrictions which act as barriers to trade. With 'reference to the problem of high Euroi>ean'prlce.v It was stated: 'Devaluation of currencies was unavoidable If tlie gap between prices in the two parts of the Western world was to be narrowed." . On the more favorable side, the report said; Industrial production in the Marshall Plan countries reached a new peak in the second quarter of the year; the farm outlook Indicated a . probable record post-war production; foreign trade expanded—but not is tlie direction of the United States; Inflation continued to abate, • "Stable democracies with a broad parliamentary basis have been brought Into being nnd strengthened," the review continued. ncds on Defensive "The Communists have been put on tlie defensive throughout the free nations of Western Eiirope. "Back of this renewed spiritual strength are the realities of a sustaining diet, control of rampant inflation brought about by - steadily increasing production—now 18 per cent abovepre-war—and courageous actions taken by the participating governments to hold down prices and wa^cs. "Against these achievements, however, must be set the Inability of the Western European countries to Improve their dollar position. Despite the fact that their combined exports In the second quarter ol 1919 reached a post war peak, shipments to the United States declined and the dollar gap widened. , "The inability to convert their growing national output and Increased volume of trade into a reduction of the dollar gap is a basic problem ol the participating countries." 24 1-4 •v"o. i ,r«K>r said sl-c hnd ti'i'lf'»ij 42 ,'-ci husband, who \\ai> in Miami,(w'lh the EmcTsor) fladio and to New iork Immediately. She said Winchell told her he had had a "premonition of disaster." The wife said she had spent several hours with her molher-in-law yesterday, nnd that the elderly woman seemed In good spirits. When VVinchell went lo Florida lv.o reck* ago, she said, he had tried to persuade his mother to make the trip but she had not felt wMI enough. The elder Mrs Winchell spent the late summer and early (all In California In the hop« of. Improving her health. Her daughter-in-law went lo tho West Coast recently and accompanied the columnist's mother b*cfc to New Xqrk. Wlnchell's father, Jacob, a retired silk merchant, died In IWp. Ary'lief son.;. Al.-'is ' ''''" Oct. MOO S800 I'M. ZIMjSouthern'pacVfio" 41 1-4 | Fla., and'that he w»s Hying . back I ojraph Corporation; Arkansas forecast—Fair tonight and Wednesday. A little colder in south and central portions tonight. Warmer Wednesday afternoon. Missouri forecast—Oencrally fair nnd cool tonight. Wednesday, partly cloudy nnd warmer ixcepl becoming colder with scattered showers extreme northwest portion by evening, lav tonight, 30-35; high Wednesday, 60-fi5. Minimum this morning'—10. Maximum yesterday—72. Sunset today—4:56. Sunrise tomorrow—0:34. Precipitation 24 hours to 7 a.m. today—none. Total since Jan. 1—50.64. Mean temperature imidway between high and low)—66. Normal mean for November—50.2. This Date Last Year i Minimum this morning—38. •: Maximum yert^rday—5fl. Precipitation Jan. I to this d .—44.22. JJueen Mary Has Cold LONDON. Nov. 15. (/P;—Elghty- ;wo-year-old Queen Mary was confined to her home today with ft cold. Her doctors have advised her Lo stay Indoors for n few days and cancel her engagements for thu> week. Soybeans Open High Low Close NOV Dec Mch May ...... 222K 22415 22214 222« 22214 220K 221 221-S 223W 221 ',4 222 225M 223W 223',S N. O. Cotton Dec. Mar. May July Oct. Open High Low 1:3(1 2981 2981 2914 2638 2981 2978 2981 2976 2974 2371 2910 2S34 2978 2975 2793 2195 2793 27951 yet been made. Frisco Vice President Dies Suddenly at 49 ST. LOUIS, Nov. 15. (AP)—James E. Payne, 49, vice president in charge of traffic of the Frisco Railway, died unexpectedly at hU home In suburban Clayton last night. He was playing cards when he suddenly collapsed and died from cnuscs not yet determined. His health has been failing for some time. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Ethel N. Payne, and a sister, Mrs. Clara Belle Adams of San Antonio, Tex. Payne was born In Chesterfield, Mo., and Joined the F*isco here in 1917. K« became t'rattlo president June 1, 1917. He was well known here, in Tulsa, Okla., and Memphis, Tcnn. arrtwstnieuts have r.ot

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