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I '" 1 Served ft United Press HLIIHEVILEE COURIER ™ MINANTNBWSPAPE OP * VOL. xxxn—NO. ir> Blythevllle Courier Blythcvlllo Herald ARKANSAS AN 131ylhev))lo Dnily News Mississippi Volley Leader H1.YT!1KV1I,UO, ARKANSAS, WBDNKSDAV, APRIL 8, SHANE Terrorized Co-ed Held in Shooting May Become Law Without Futi-ell Signature; Governor Goes Hunting. LITTLE ROCK, Apr. 3 (UP) — fifteen bills passed by the fiftieth; • general assembly remained unsign-i cA today nnd Indications were Gov,! J. M. PiitrelJ would allow them 1 to become laws without his signa-- ture at, midnight tonight. Among them is Senate Bill 515, by Senator John Frederick Parish, , pf Ncwjwrt, legalizing dog racing, and House Bill 370, by Rep. Ezra Garner, of Magnolia, providing a scale for distribution of highway funds. The dog racing bill would regulate parinuitnol betting on that sport and place it under the same commission that controls horse racing. Governor- Putrell held a hearing on the measure soon after Uie legislature adjonrn- wl. He sold, (hen he was uncertain whether dog racing was a dean snort and whether it should be legalized but that lie would decide without advice from cither proponents or onnonents. Control* Allocation Garner's -measure coincides In warty re'sbects with the Taylor bill, already' siened. that set up a seven - member highway commission. Besides pronosintr seven .. members Uie Garner bill also.set" a scale by which highway funds must be allocated. Some legislators indicated that Jhe earner measure would dictate how federal funds should be distributed'. A usually reliable informant said todii'v, however, that the bill applied onlyvto stole funds and Y that there would be little state money to disribute for atout . ten. vearf.; :..,„., ... ;.., r-liv-corisideTing- highway':pfb'Jec(<!- the highway commission would; score on n scale of ip iier cent v " for ; population. 25 per cent for arehj Served: 25 per cent on automobile; registration 1 :, and 40 per cent' on "equal shares for uniformity." •: •- Tlie measure also aonarentiy . moves, control of the hlphivay department from the chairman of tlw commission to the director of \ highways,' ' Other bills of less importance Unsigned are:' House bills 189/115. 480. n, 407 .ISO and 455. and Senate bilk 446 353, 95, 478, m nnd 407. Vetoes Tax Relief Bill Before he left Jhe office todav ' apparentlv nn a turkey hunt, Governor Putrell released a veto nies- ' «ns>e, dated March 2fi, for Senate Bill 448. It provided further re- Held In jail pending-outcome of wounds sue Indicted on a fellow Btudenl, Lois Thompson, 19, al/jve. Is the central figure In a Tali lei) uali, Okla., teachers' college 'mystery In which her life was threatened unless elia gave 51000 to a gang'. Frautlc with worry, she shot George HIng Slew, 27. baton-. Chinese student, tiiil police eay no 'evidence links him with a plo't;*v- i Ilef to improvement district Innr 1 ..owners for redemption of propert-- , f *oM for deliiiaiient taxes. He ad! ded a postscript to the messaer * advising that tlie United state' supreme court bud .since held tw j similar nets of 1953,-which hr! hat 1 refused to sign, unconstitutional. Plan National Drive on Stock Swindlers : WASHINGTON, Apr. 3 (UP) — ( A nation wide drive lo rid the --country of stock swindlers whr reap an annual harvest of billions from Investors' pocketbooks , wits prepared today by tlie securities nnd exchange commission .-Deuartment of Justice tactics, which have driven gangsters and kidnapers to cover, are ndnoted. it was revealed. being The drive is expected to be the most intensive ever made agaiml blue skv" promoters, who have .continued lawless activities to rob the public despite the new stringent securities, laws. ' John Burns, commission chief couiisel. is co-ordinating oreoarn- tlons for the camoaign. Reeional centers are being established rapidly to direct activities In the field. G. W. Beckham Injured In Affray at Luxora O. W. Beckman, 78, Is In a serious condition at the Blythe- vllic hospital where he was brought late yesterday for treatment following an altercation at Luxora Monday. Beckman's sfcull is fractured from a blow which he said was struck by a man whose name he did not know. The victim was unable to give a coherent account of the incident nnd n daughter who accompanied him here said she did not know the details. Beckman lives with hts family about two miles north of Mill's Bodies of Planter and His Wife Discovered This Morning in Well. PREDERICKSBURG, Va.. Apr 3 'UP)—police and citizens today lolned in a search for the kil- 'ers of Thomas Colemim, 70, and his 68-year-old wife. Cole/nan, a prosperous planter, vas killed by a shotgun charge 'n tiic head. Mrs. Coleman was beaten to death, her skull crushed. Both ol their bodies were cast head downward into a well at their country home near Spotsylvania courthouse. The bodies were found today, the slayings apparently having occurred last night, Police were puzzled over motive (or the cruel slayings. Nothing was taken from the Colcman home. Sam Baker Succumbs After Long Illness Sam Baker, 34, died early Tuesday morning at the Blytbcville hospital. He had been in ill health for more than a month. His death was attributed to complications resulting from pneumonia. He was a resident of the Promised Land community. Funeral services were held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at Cobb chapel with the Rev. Mr. Hughes and the Rev. Mr. Horn officiating. Interment was at Maple Grove cemetery: • : Hr. is survived by his widow, Mrs. Baker, two j daughters, Margaret and Ruby, three brothers Orland. I,. B., and Cy Baker, and a sister, Mrs. Bessie Camp. Bandits Take $15,000 From Store Paymaster Ala., April 3. unmasked bandits this morning held up Carl Mul- ims, Paymaster of a large department store, as he was on hts way to deposit yesterday's sales receipts at the First National bank. wlth cash M stmated at approximately $15,MO. . J! lc tendlt *. driving a small car, held up the paymaster and a ne- ftont ., hearl of the downtown and fled in the car, drlv- ng toward Bessemer after firine two shots to frighten passersbv. JIT SflfETI PSCT Refuses lo Join Agreement Proposed by France and Britain. LONDON, Apr. 3 (UP)— Poland lias balked at entering the pro- jjosed eastern European security pact along the lints desired by Britain and France, it was indicated authoritatively tonight as Captain Anthony Eden ended his mission to Warsaw. Informed quarters said the talks In Warsaw had been inconclusive and that Foreign Minister Joseph Beck had Indicated Poland was unwilling (a Jeopardize her relations with Germany. Beck intimated Poland's readiness to join non-aggression and consultative treaties but reaffirmed. the government's refusal to join any pact whicli would entail the possible incursion of German or Russian troop-; on Polish soil. Charge Arms Makers Behind War Scares WASHINGTON. Apr. 3 (Ul'l — Bonnie munitions Investigator* charged today Hint Japanese "win scare propaganda" was used' bj private shipbuilders whenever n nnvnl building appropriation wa.s pending in congress. Chairman Gerald 1'. Nye (Rep., N. a) made Ihe assertion after testimony disclosed that W. S Newell, president of the "-.Bnth Ironworks, supplied n Portland Me., publisher in 1932 wtl'h "newspaper clippings relating to "the potential Japan." .sources of war with IT. OF BELIEF France lo Modify PARIS. Apr. 3 (UP) • Prance . plans to modifv its proposal for an eastern European security treaty in an effort, to make it acceptable to Poland, If not to Germany, it was Indicated on reliable authority today. OoincUjentally the government intends to proceed with its plan for military alliances in view of German rearmament and with the strengthening of its defenses. It was indicated that Russia and Czechoslovakia would be brought into alliance with Prance. Pope Plans Easter Address to World /VATICAN CITY, April 3. (UP) —For the first time in history the ip'ope will address the people of the entire world in a broadcast wlfcn he imparts his blessing from 'the. balcony,- of .'St.- Peter's on ..Easier Sunday. '' Apr!) "21." " Significance was attached to the pope's decision because of the political , situation in Europe. i Markets Neiu York Cotton NEW .YORK, April 3. (UP) — Cotton closed steady. open high low close May ..... 1093 1100 1090 1091 July ..... 109G 1104 1093 1097 Oct ...... 1033 1054 1033 1050 Dec ...... 1035 105G 1032 1052 •Ian ...... 1035 1055 1035 1054 M*. ..... 1038 1003 1038 1059 Spots closed steady at 1120, off 5. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, April 3. (UP) —Cotton closed irregular. open high low close Mxv ..... 1092 1096 1087 1087 Tu 'V ..... 1099 1104 1092 1092. Oc' ...... 1034 1095 1033 1050 Dcc ...... 1036 1056 1036 1052 • Jnn ...... 1053 1053 1053 1053 Mar ...... 1057 1057 1055 1055 Spots closed quiet at 1125, off 5. Stock Prices 102 1-4 9 7-8 24 33 1-2 1 198 A. T. nnd T Anaconda Copper "." " ' Bethlehem steel Chrysler Cities Service Coca Cola General American Tank '33 7-8 General Electric 22 Genera! Motors ........ 28 1- Tnternational Harvester McKesson-Ilobbins Montgomery Ward .. New York central Packard Phillips Petroleum Radio Coro St. Louis-San Francisco Simmons' Bed Standard of N J Texas Co 36 3-8 7 23 13 3-8 3 3-4 16 1-4 4 1-4 1 6 1-2 37 1-2 18 U. S. Smelting 97 1-2 U. S. Steel 23 !-•) Zonite 31-2 Chicago Wheat May July open high 94 1-2 95 1-4 90 7-8 91 3-4 low 94 90 1-8 91 1-8 close 95 1-8 Chicago Corn May Julv open SI H?h low close 83 3-8 60 7-8 83 1-4 74 S-8 76 5-8 74 5-8 76 3-8 EI'HRIAM, Utah (UP)—Deer arc Ux> numerous in the Mantl Forest, i hey re a bother. Therefore 500 docs arc being killed to reduce the herd nnd increase the grazing for other animals. Expenditures in Febmary Down $15,000,000 From January. WASHINGTON, Apr. 3 (UP>- Fedcral relief rolls declined 239,428 persons from January lo February, Administrator Harry L. Honkias announced today.' The decrease, not including individuals on relief and recipients of rural rehabilitation aid, 'was 1.3 per cent. Federal, state and local relief costs declined $15,678321 from 5106,630.787 for Januai-y to $180,052,466 for February. The C!CT crease was figured at 8. per" cent. Hopkins explained, however, that the shortness of February accounted in part for this. Tlie January relief rolls, counting only pel-sons In families listed 18,176,732 needy. School Board ,, Contest Brings Citizens Out for Off-Year Election. CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. — The school board eleclion was credited with playing a major part in bringing 1 out. a vote pi around 1 800 here yesterday without Ihe mayor's office being at stake In the city election. Carulhersville's full voting stren- lli is between 1.800 and 2,000 votes. W. L. Cantrell and Dr. j, B. Luten were re-elected lo the school board. Cantrell receiving 639 votes and Luten 853, but the late entry of Mrs. Kathryn Edgerton. member of Ihe grade school faculty, made the race of particular interest. Mrs. Edgcrion received 358 votes. H. P. Thweatt, running for reelection In the second ward as alderman, won by 19 votes over the nearest of three opponents. Thweatt received 148 votes and C. E. Watson 129. A. P. Neifind and O. B. Davis also ran. Gage Knight was re-elected In the third ward with a margin of 125 votes over Frank Balrd. J. 13. Davis and J. L. Daniel was unopoosed for first and fourth word aldermen respectively. The usual school tax levies were voted. City's C. of C. Against U. S. Rail Ownership CLEVELAND. (UP)—Any trend toward government ownership of railroads in the United States will be vigorously opposed by directors of the Cleveland Chamber of Com- crcc. Going on record ns opposing sovernment ownership, the chamber's transportation committee said: "Government ownershiu of railroads would • be a national calamity of major prouortions. No more expensive experiment, both as to first cost and annual operating losses, could be conceived." Chapman Infant Dies Gerald Haynes chapman, two weeks old son of Mr. and Mrs. Jlaudc Chapman, of St. Louis and Los Angeles, and nephew of Mr. ind Mrs. Matt Monnghan. died at a St. Louis hospital Monday. The baby wns an only son. The rather, who has been In Lo s A n- eeies for a month, will come to St. Louis for the i e CMfBRIDOE, Mass. (UP)-Mrs iclen A. Howard of Belmont obtained a divorce on grounds she was kept..from 'sleeping by her hus- fcand's efforts to get into psychic I communication with his ancestors. ARE MAYOR CLERK riics "Louisiana Plan" as Subslilule for Work Re lief. WASHINGTON, April 3, (UP -Senator Iluey P. Lom; today ad vocatcd spending of federal fund for a huge flood crailrol projra Instead of "liiltcriiiE away" inonej In the work relief program. Long said the "Louisiana plan' for Hood control, drawn up h 1028, would "(urn every prcseiv menace Into a profit" If adoptee and carried out by the (Mem government. "Those dust storms in the wcs' arc not going lo be nbaled by any temporary expedient." Long told the senate. "Instcnd of going aimlessly about lhl s spending o $5,COO,000,000 we should Inke U| an Internal improvement program lhat would turn every present menace nnd flood .scourge into n prom and bring prosperity to great sections of the west." The Louisiana plan, Long- snld, provided for diversion of water so that It would not rush Into (he lower Mississippi states ns 11 lias In Ihe pasl. Before Ihe house flood conlrol committee, meantime, Brig, oen Ilartey Ferguson, chairman of the Mississippi River commission, asserted many backwater nrcns 01 the lower Mississippi ' valley In Louisiana, Arkansas and Missls- slpp, never will be freed from Ihe flood problem. Testifying In connection-.with amendments- to, the 1928 flood conlrol act, ns proposed by the army board 'of en- plnccrs, Ferguson said many residents of these nrcns "have 'been leased along for many years" bul "nctualls' there Is no chance, of , them ever belnc relieved of the ever recurrent flood problem." rail mil '•(.k-U.iiw WW Se'f-FJirnmation [s Solving • Problem: Jonesboro Has Eight. LITTLE HORK.'Anf. 3 fT!p)_ •Cninmlssloner Bur) who "iir-o thought "•-iii'l IUIVP f clnr>/prc nndpi- tlv '. ''"= had that i II"" 1 - die number allaved- ho rf«nirrs nnd would-be dealers •r" »l!inln,itlnp fhem'selres Thlncjj nre Iwliining lo break >'j w«v pmv.. For n few dan Ttnr ii,,, Ttmrn hill ivn= slsiie; Dr<llciitinn« r.imr; s n fast WIsomni, |>ari difficulty kccnlnr his bcnr- 'oll"rs fn (he slntfl parsed the 501 >wk the rush for nermlts becnn dpcllnliur—thcrp were lust about In cnre fm (| re demands of those who imbibe. Indeed. .Jonesboro dealers think -••'•haps ihcv hnve nn-rdonc Ilic •Mnr. Thr-rn arc el»ht nf them 'or Mio ma56 InhnbitnnLs. One m-TOrictor observed (her- were .so many dealers thev would have lo >uv from each other to stay In business. There are more liquor stores in lono.sboro per canitn than In anv otbnr city nt. pifscnt. That'.l on^ wnv the Dealers and would-be dealers are cllmln- thcmselves. Another, and The City's Vote B Boxes Ilisl Wnrd Sfi-niid Wa I'lilllllis Clly Hull iiaitinvo,,.,,. •Store Molnr Cii MAVOlt Cecil Sham- ijj CITY, CI.KIIK' Itulh lllyllnt 48 Harrj- <(iklns la Koss Slrvtins ?:f ). M. Hi-nil!-)- 19 '». C. SlntKy .| Slilney Cnxlf 42 Oscar Ali'Miinlrr 2S Cecil White 7 ALDKIIMUN riret Ward R. D. Hughes ci; Leonard Taylor Kl . Third Wnnl E. S. Lunsford W. M. MeF-irland ISli mo n m •n i; 27S so X •18 uo . r i,, r(l Wim , 100 23 17 lot) 'i, 111 17 (i m 110 ln »l «n aley Koblnson, unopposnl. f or c |l y , rearer, and Jawson, unopposed, for s «, rol , t j ,„,-,, n i,, pr)nlln Abuul 30 absentee lallofs remain (o be (abulnlcd T»m W "Bud" Catlicy Victor in .Four Cornered Race for /Chief o( Police. HAYTI, Mo.. April 3.—This lown with a populalion of 1020 polled 823 voles In Ihe city election held yeslorda.v. \In the mayoralty race, John It. Wllks, incumbent, won \vlth 494 John E. Dunran, former judge of Pemlscot-Ncw Madrid circuit courl polled 300. The office of chief "of police, for which four were campaigning, was won by D. 0.' "Bud" Cathey, with 320 votes. Charles', Amos Morgan wns runner-up wllli 305. Tlie others: Tom Toaster, running 'for reelection, 148; 'w. K.'"Ed" Ootoher, Five candidates were entered for city collector. Tlie results: John Thompson, 520; Mrs. Carrie Meat'.e. 147; Henry Euell, 85: Robert Reynolds, 3D; Don Chapifi, 12. Running unopposed for reelection ns police Judge, J. A. Johnson polled 777 voles. Ellis - Kohn, unopposed for alderman of Wan Two, polled 320. Ward Dorris, for alderman Wnrd One, received 40G; Oeorge Mlzzcl, whose name was written In on the ballot, received 18- A proposition for a tax levy of 1.5 mills on the SlOo assessed vnl- mtion for the purpose of creating > fund for financing a municipal wild carried by n vote of 472 lo G8. Defeats R. A, 'Ashatrnn- ner, 1 1 5 to 66, in Mu hicipal Election. NIT. A, Ark.— O. W. Tlnton wa; mrvoi- <ir Manila li>rdnu, i-'cclvln!? US'vntci to fi f w °. A. Ashabranner. his on- no»cnt. Onu McITcnrv U'ns elected' n>- mrrlfr over r?ov. SHnnnr nud r> R. I'ud'on was itnopposn! fcr cll ; nUwnev. '. , w P. W"l!s. JjV'.i n«w*. C P ni.iMr-fs,. i, . . p. Wolih'-.nnd Rrnl.j.ntPrc "Icctsd alrlf>rmr.n. Hi>l Mlko. ,lr^. atid : ;o. P. Hbrhi"- nf- v«|iw rec ra flbr.-ttiit\ "ente" \Ti«s ; are for him. I'm ttwjst, In tiiim H ">' eived nf -i|>i>- n r .st nv^ vHatn ir ;ti,ron n^. yet lo be counted nnpnrcnllv more definite wav. is o violntn some regulation. Wlsc- nflii's "Flron? arm" sound nlreadv ""> Inkrn up one prnnit he re- wd. oihers will be taken as aulcklv nnd surely when he knows of violations, the commissioner declares. Then there are Ihnse who re- •onsider after Rrmlylng for ner- mlls nnd nsk Ihnt. (heir anplici- lons and enclosed checks be re- urned. Manv others nre refused or obvious reasons. Several fill- ns slnllon onerator« have ao- nlied for permiu and have been nformed the law nrohlbits sale i>f llnuor In places where gasoline s sold. I's Co-Eds' 'Jump Week' In Anti-Saloon Center WESTERVILLE. O. (UP)-Co- xls at staid old Olterbein College ire having "jump week." Timt is their name, for a week n which women students mav make dales with their 'favorite i'fn and nay the bills for the eve- ilua's entertainment. Oddly enough, hcadaiiarlcrs .'or jump week" wero established in ouarters of the Ohio Anti-Saloon League. Westervlllo for years ,vns he national cradle of Ihe leacue. PIcroe Sfccle Police STEELE. Mo. — Warren Pierce fas elected police judge over A, A. Kellcy bv n niareln of 11 •otes In yesterday's city election lere. Shirley Smilh defenicd 0. ^ Limbaugh for second wnrd nld- lan bv a margin of 98 voles, d Kelley was unopposed for first wnrd nldermnn. In the school election Edgar German defeated S. L. Robinson or director from the Sleele dls- rlct. Frank B. Holeman was elect- d director from the Micola dis- rict. nnd W. E. Wright from the Denton district of the consolidated school. Hnrold Jones was re-elected county superintendent, of schools for Pemlscot county without opposition. Cooler Board Chosen COOTER, Mo., April 3.—In the city election here yesterday the following were elected members of Ihe town board: Ralph Innls, Sam Wogster, James Cassidy, Tom Perry nnd Jack Rushing. Candidates who were defeated were Joe nus- fell. R. Asher. John Bumpass, W. T. Oakley and John Wallace. The town board appoints other eity officials at Cooler. In the election to select directors for Consolidated School District Number Five Dr. L. E. Cooper defeated Hugh Michie 295 votes to 112 for one of the places and Claude CInrk was unopposed for the other place. One-armed Boxer Compclcs POCATELLO, Idaho. (UP) _ A one-armed boxer from here will enter Ihe A. A. U. boxing matches to be held in Salt Luke City. His left arm is missing just below the elbow, FifMs T>achvlll(! Mayor LEACHVTLl.E. Ark.—W. L. Tn. ber w«s annorenllv elected recorder of this town nt yesterday's'elec- tion bv a innreln nf one vnt.n h thrnn-mnn'rnco while Earl Field' fas elected mayor, also In a threc- mnn race. Talier received a total of 44 vot(" mi imnfTletn) returns white o O Rl.lrp.i- hud 43. J. L. William re- ccl"i-'l 2fi voles. FMds wnu the nmvor's rnce IP hnnrtv fnsh'on with' 1!) votM com- iwrctl In 92 for Eueeno Shaney- fel*. nnd 13 for n. B. Culvor. E. p. Fisher led the field r>r seven for Ihe five nWcrnnnlr rxipts with 110 vntes. P. A. Alcx- nmlnr was second with 97 votes A. P-. Tnvlor third wllh. 92 voice J. W. Cov was fourth with If votes nnd M. R. "onnclt fifth win- til votes. Jc=se Hathcock with Rfl vntca nnd T.nlher aihbtni with 42 vntes were Ihe unsuccessful candidates. T.inrsinn T.urora Mayor LUXORA. Ark.—R. C. Laneston wns elected ns mayor of Luxorn v"St"rday. winning hv a margin of Mircc votes over H. A. Wise. Bnb Junior ntltosntc was oppos- "d bv Jnrlj Mil lore for recorder but won by n substantial mnjor- Boh Thomns. .ressn Brown. Rlch- rd Hwler. Tom Hallow and W. T.' wre dec!,,,! nlder- ""•". Frank Shanks and B. C. Williams were defeated candidates. N T " Corjfe?U at Kr.lscr KRIRFR. Ark. — OfflrUts. of Wcor were rn-"l<T.trd wltlinut or>- wslHon nt. Twsdnv's (l»i>tion. J. K. Phll'ls wns re-cleclcd mavnr »nd E. o. Cook was n?ain chosen as recorder. The five nlderme" who have served for the past two years were re-elected. Mrs. Mamie ChiWress Dies at Dell Home Mrs. Mamie Chlldress 40, wife of Carl ChiWress, died at seven o'clock Tuesday morning at the family home near Dell. Ftincral services were held at 'our o'clock Tuesday afternoon nnd nterment was made at Maple 3rove cemetery. The Rev. J. L Newsom officiated. The Cobb Undertaking company was in charge of funeral arrangemcnls. : The deceased is survived by her nisband, five sons and four daugh-i Count of Absentee Ballols Needed to Settle Aldermanic Races. Cecil Shane was re-elected mayor of •Blythevlllc, Ruth Dljlhc. wa % an overwhelming choice for"'dty clerk, Aldermen R. D.. Hughes aiid Esleji Lunsford appeared re-elected oy scant margins which may yet/ be overcome In the absentee. vole count, and: Tom W. Jackson •ildcimnn, and Jack Finley Robinson, 'city trcasuicr, were chosen without opposition In yesterday's municipal election. . , A tola! of 1,313 votes was cist U the four city bd<ces in the mayi irs race, Shane iccelving 783 to' ^inerge with a 253 vote margin wer a. H. attnt, nrst wnrd gro- "cr. who was given 630 votes • .Miss .Blythc, the only feminine ont&slrmt In the clerk's race urncd what had slnrted out as n, trcc-for-nll Inlo n nm-nway. the Inbulatlon disclosed. Miss He easily outstilpped her sev- opponents of the reputedly iger sex, wllh a total of 619 >allots. Blimey Ciftlg was second r av In the ruck with 115 votes ;".". ""> other candidates trailed Vhhul -three receiving, less than 01) votes each. Some Doubt In Two Races / A 12-vole margin that Hughes ins over Leonard Taylor In the irsl ward aldermanlc rnce Is sub- eel, lo possible- reversal when the ibsentec ballots are counted. Tlie •nine is true, probably even more •o, In the third wa.d aldermanlo with Estes Lunsford enjoy- f. McPariond on the unof- 1 clal returns. Hushes received 273 -oles to 261 for Taylor and I •--' •>rd received 118 lo ]]8 for , ,u; Is-, understood that here .are ,. about So -JbsenieT bat«s. They will • be counfea 1 by 'the punty board "of election commls- loneis-probably Pilday. j Hoblmftn,, who won his splirs In •wlltfcal cotiipetltlon two years ago •vhen he -was'. elected to the $25 a nonth -Job-df city treasurer, found 10 opponent- at .the barrier when ic win again' for the same Job ow reduced -to a dollar-a-ytdr tatus. His total, ran close to 100 ballots. Tom W. Jackson, stc- 'iid ward alderman, also was wl!h- " 0 ^ PMH1 °" a ,'"l Polled' around Grear Carries Two Wards Analysis of the vote in thc''scy- ral wards ywtcrdav discloses" that he second ward, tlie largest vot- ng u'ard In the city and Shane's ome ward, really re-elected him s mayor. Shane was beaten in-the Me- — ward ' 38 to onsldored rst ward, Drear's home •here the latter received 280 votes' o 207 for Shane, and In" the nrd ward, where Grear polled ICfl for Shane. Usually a strongliold of (he Ins." the city hall box ran 'true 0 form In giving Shane 'a majpr- y of votes but Drear's greater mjprity at the Phillips Moior impany box swung (he nrst ward 1 his favor. As the successful candidate 'for ty clerk Miss Blythe ran first i the balloting at three of the our city boxes. She (railed an pponcnt at the third ward box here I. M. Bentley. resident "of ic ward, paced the field. Kflsa lylhe ran second In (hat ward. Mrs. T. H. Haynes' Mother Dies at Home in Cairo Mrs. Anna Bishop, 83, mother Mrs. T. H. Haynes and grand- other of Mrs. Russell Parr, died - her home In Cairo. III., . Tiies- ay following an illness' from icumonia. '. 'Mrs. Havnes has been with her other since Sunday and Jfov nd Mrs. Fair and Mr. Haynes "•ove up Tuesday afternoon for e funeral today. They plan to turn tonight. • '•-..••• Mrs. Bishop had a number ot •' lends here where she had fre- uently visited. ' ' - . WEATHER ; ARKANSAS — Cloudr. colder In utheast portion tonight. Thurs- fty cloudy, warmer in west and ntral portions. Memphis and Vicinity-Cloudy, ith uosslble rains tonight and Thursday. Tl\e maximum temperature here yesterday was 63. minimum 51, cloudy, with ;.02 of an ln;h rain,-. faU, according to Samuel F.'Nor- rls. official weather .observer. Last night the minimum temperature was 45.

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