The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 1, 1938 · Page 1
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T" BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOLUME xxxiv- -NO. 245. niythevllle Courier Blythevllle Herald OFFICE MIED Rumors Say Fire Of Unknown Origin lias Destroyed Embassy SHANGHAI, -Jan. 1. (UP)—The Russian embassy at Nanking WHS burned to the ground loclay tn fi fire of undetermined origin, ic- ccrdlng to reports received here from Japanese Domel news agency. Nine Wounded at Shanghai SHANGHAI, Jan, I. (UP)— Several hand grenades were thrown Into a detachment of Japanese soldiers inside the International settlement of Shanghai today, injuring at least nine persons, including Japanese. The bombing precipitated a grave incident and the municipal council, which governs the settlement, immediately proclaimed emergency (lowers to deal With terrorism. At about llie same time as the bombing here forty Japanese planes raided the southern city of Canton, including the airdrome and the railroad station, causing heavy damage. The Shanghai council, elected. by the taxpayers as police and 1 all other aMministr alive powers within the settlement its membership comprises Americans, British, Japanese and Chinese. Tlie significance of the proclamation lay in the fact that the foreigners thereby asserted their intention of maintaining order and protecting Japanese and all other interests lest the Japanese themselves step in and assume military control on the thesis that the foreign authorities are unable 1938's Arrival Is Unmarked B Accidents lie A new ycav. which was ushered In last widnlt'lit, Mnrd'd o/f ve,-y quietly. Then- were no death?, uo traffic ncddcnts anil no arrests during n night celebrated Mere with dunces, nlRhl i-inlx-;, smaller nni-tlrs and religions programs, Those* wJio wanted to dance attended the country club party, the annual fireman's ball, or one of llie several night chilis In i)ie surrounding :cclion. There were also numerous prlvalc parlies throughout (he ellv. Those who preferred to welcome the noiv year with solemnity attended vnn'ou.1 church gatherings In the local chun-hc.s, soine cf which st:irled nt eight o'clock anil conlinui'd until after midnight, when bells pealed forth in celebration ot the new year. THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI BI.YTHEVIU.I!!, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, JANUARY i~!m" Blythevllle Dally News Mississippi Valley Leader SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENT* Bright White Mouse Outlook to prevent -chaos. Wallace Reminds Governors Roosevelt's Rcc- ommemlalion Pending WASHINGTON, Jan. 1. (UP) — Secretary of Agriculture Henry A Wallace locay made public the 1939 appropriations to the states for federal aid highways and grade eroding cllMinatlons bin nskcd governors rot to submit projects until coHgrras "has Imd time to consider further the request by the president jinit the authorizations for 1938 b<| cancelled." Wallace. 111 » letter to the governors of llie various states, said he wns dlrerlcd to President Roosevelt "to inrite your attention to 2,440 Cars Tested At Auto Safety Lane Here The state police department is prepared to "clamp down" on owners of untested automobiles and Supt. Gray Albright says he will place _. misdemeanor charges . against' those whose car.s .. have -riot'^been. inspected, with the 'drive to start Monday. In BlytheviUa, there were 2,440 cars tested up until this morning, yesterday was the final date before motorists were liable for arrest if their cars had not been, tested, but no penalty is 'assessed against n motorist who has a belated test made nt the safety lane station, the law being enforced by state officers and not by the safety lane operators, it is understood. The local safety lane#wjll continue to operate as there are approximately 5,000 machines in the| Criickasawba district (StHhc county, which have not yet been tested and which must be, even after arrests are mnde^jfor failure io. possess a safety 'sticker. . ? Throughout (hi slate, the sit,i{i-! lion is the saAfc with thou.saijds ofi cars not. ^et tested but i«ie percentage is unusually high" In this locality,fit is said. ' Millers Lead Smith At'Penn State College STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (UP)— One doesn't keep up with the Joneses at Pennsylania State College; one tries to keep up with the Millers. A count of llie recently-issued i student directory shows that there! are 27 Jones in school, 82 Smiths | (counting one Smyth), and nn overwhelming—well, more, anywaj —tola! of 64 Millers. Other popular names run thus Wilson, 23; Huffman, Johnson, Williams. 23 each; Myers, 20; Taylar and Brown, 18 each. | tln.- ! hig: made in n idatii aUhorizatioas regarding which he .'pecial message to con gress . . J NOV. 27, 1937 In which message lip recommended cancellation of j!.e t330 authorizations." Amount:; apportioned by states included f-kansas, regular federal aid, 52,132.7)0; secondary or federal road^i, $^6,558; elimination of hazards ill railroad grade crossings; $805,3:0. Bostouiai Birds in .I'fosiicct BOSTOJN (Ul'l—Offers of win- 1 ter home> and foods; to . robins,! blnejays jimd bobolinks by <he Federal givcrnment aVe expects 1 to save tlese birds th'q. wear itnd tear of fmmml trip5.';sau|ij '"a encourage them to bisprng f<ln-' fledged yiar-round B.dstohians;.' : •' Chri$imas Pardon for iWoman Lifer Critics Wan I To Know If; Mo Backs Attack On "Monopolies" WASHINGTON, Jan. 1. (UP)~- Crillcs of last week's New Deal anil-monopoly sjKeches — Democrats and Republicans — Invited President Roosevelt today to show In Ids message to congress Monday how complete!)' they reflected his oiyn views: IWeanwhlle llie president nt his press conference said thai llieywere aimed only'nt "certain .malefactors of great wealth" and nol all wealthy Individuals. The series of attacks began last Sunday night with a speech by Assistant Attorney General Robert H, Jackson who asserted there were indications that capital was on strike against the administration. Wednesday he renewed the at- lae-k In a second speech and Thursday night Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes described the current situation as a battle between "America's sixty families" mi'.l Ihe nation's other 120,000,000 cill/.ens. Fears "Calamity" "I tremble," Senator Royal S, Copeland (Dem., N. Y.) said, when he spoke of fckcs' speech, "lest the president in his own message on Monday may follow up these attacks with concrete suggestions which will further muddle the economic situation. To my mind this will be a calamity." And n second Tammany Democrat from New York. Chairman John O'Conncr of the house rules rocmmitlec, shot what political Washington considered a question mark nt Mr. Roosevelt when he mid: ''No one can make me believe that the gentleman (Jackson) is reflecting the views of the president." House Minority Lender Bertrand Snell (Rep., N. Y.) was indignant at what he regarded as a desecration of Ihc Christmas season. To Ask Investigation WASHINGTON. Jan. 1. (UP) — Representative Martin Dies (Dem., Tex.) loday .announced .^ic woiild introduce n resolution -ill the house deinamllng--:congre5siouaj .in; yesligHtlbn of New Deal' -charges' (hit 'business, monopolies are now eJgaged in a ."sit down strike to e; economic chaos." snifl.he had submitted his. j-cs.ojution -and that it -would lie refeTred lo the committee on rules. Says He Took Poison; Is Sent To If the New Year is as bright as the While House In Its holiday dress the United States has little to fear from 1938. As you see' abo- the Presidential tnclc at PRICE DF SILVER BI \Ul CENTS Proclamation May Bring Repercussions F r o in Powerful Silver Bloc WASHINGTON, Jan. 1. (Ul>>— 'llie Roosevelt administration's domestic silver policy was drnsll- rnlly revised today by n presidential proclamation which nmy have 'fcrlou.s jxQItknl repercussions In llio next session of congress. The urocliunallou llxed the price (lie Ire-usury- will pay lor newly mined domestic silver during 103!) at 04.0-1 cents an ounce. H represented a reduction of I29S cents from tho 77.51 cents price fixed by the proclnmiiMon which expired lust night and which Imd been In etli'ct, since April 25, 10,15, Ignore.? Silver Bliw In reducing tllo price the president Ignored llie plens of lenders of the powerful coiigrossloim! silver bloc, who warned Unit such action would result in forcing numerous mines to close and Increasing the federal govcrmntml's relief burden., At the sunie tlinc MV. Roosevelt compromised wltli business interests nnd some government ofildals who contended thnl GUIS 1938 Death Toll Already Is Above 130 Uy llnlli'il I'ri-ss New Year's festivities, crowded highways und Imd wealher In ivome soulons, rtnrlcd Dm Untied State.f ofl with a rush on the first day of 193(1 towurd kllllni! the 40,000 |)i'l«)D* llie national safely council estimated will die In traffic iccldcnls Ihia year. IJy 10 n.m. a United Press survey In 28 sliitcs showed Hi persons und died violent dcatlis—51 of UIPHI In trnfflc accidents. Cook county, 111. .(Chicago) ,re- lioited 20 accldenliil deaths since <i I'.m. Friday night—more than any olhcr slato hi lhi> union. Eight ot llie county's ninn traffic deaths occurred after midnight. Tlie truffle toll or the Inst few Jnys of the year appeared' cvrlaln o rench tho SOjOOO predicted by Ihc safety council during 1937, The council reported last week u tohil of 3(1,610 deaths ilurlng the first 11 moiillis of llie your mid snul 'anvllilng but mi Increase for Ii);i8 '.« out of Iho iiuesllon." dentliil imuislon In Wasliln e ton, D. c., \s a dazzling spec- i (llc 1T - 57 cmls l )rlco represented an night. br, g »,,, 3 . Mgwed tre« ,,nd spotlights augmenting the ^"^ >$>**™ "SorS usual Ilhimlnnljon. SIX ID DIE IN SJ Alabama Will Have Greatest Mass Execution In Its History Jan. 28 MONTGOMERY, Ala., Jan: :1. <UP)—Six. men — five convicted murderers and one rapist — ?re scheduled to dtc In Alabama's electric lliair at Kllby prison Jan. B8 in what would be' the stattV, largest mass execution. • . r Gov;.'.Bibb Graves possibly may stay or'commute some of the sentences before the mass execution is carried out. In fact, veteran capitol observers believe /something ' will happen whereby at least one of the men's lives will be spared, at least temporarily. Tllc numbei ' was raised to six wheil the stale suprcme court up llcld a V£>rdict of MoW!e clre «'f' court whlch lipld R p Vaughn .,„ .. . . . .. „ ., a »d Frank Millhouse, both negroes WhUe physicians said they conkl Bullty of tlie mllr ^ r , N J «' ^^ rlnflnifpli' fltitnvniiiin \i-liAtliov > n . «wi A. I've already made one new year's resolution that I'm gonna stick to from now on. i ain't gonna give, any more Christmas presents without checkln' up and findin' out It it's what the people want. I knew Grandpa Snaray's eyes were going bad on him and I thought a pair of spectacles'd be the finest gift I could give him. The other day I says "Well, Orand- nol definitely determine whether j Sonne, a merchant in W. T. SlteUon, '.15. had actually 11930. "'<•""»'. in swnllowed bichloride of mercury I this morning Shelton insisted thit lie had swallowed six tablets of the deadly poison. Shelton was taken to the Bly- Iheville hospital after becoming' violently ill. He was given emergency treatment at the hospital but no -definite traces of bichlo- ride of mercury were found. However, it uray be several days before his condition is fully determined since the poison acts' slowly. ' ( Ehelton, a skilled floor man, lives at 514 Ijiclede street. October, Previously the high court had Milled' the negroes new trials on defense plea that their race as barred from juries which passed on their cases. Tlie four others facing death are: Curtiss gro convicted on a charge of crim- Coin Is French Sou And English Ha'penny GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (OP) —A copper coin dated 1937 which bears a French notation on one side and an English, notation on the other has been unearthed by Robert H. Saunders in his yard. The coin Is about the size of a half dollar. On one side it states in French that it was issued by Cobb, Birmingham ne- tnally attacking a 10-year-old white girl. William Warren, Plienix City, convicted of slaying Adlena Harris, by "breaking her finger." The state contended that the woman :aught blood poisoning a.s a result of the finger injury. Justice Will Be Unable To Participate In Court's January Decisions WASHINGTON, Jan. 1. (UP)— The office of Supremy Court Justice Benjamin Nathan Cardoza aimc-unced today the justice would not participate In court . .sessions -for the rest of he" January term,' comprising two weeks, storting next- Monday. : - ; r /.. •*•'' ' .' '•'.- : Canto is lirVwl'm 'Hie shirigies and hns been ^confined to'his bed for several weeks. Although ills office announced he was slowly .improving it ! was jwlnted out that recovering Is a tedious nnd painful process and that the justice will be unable to resume his active duties for at least a,month. effect on the national economy. of the sliver state senators were unavailable tor comment today but there was little doubt that thcli- disappointment over Iho president's notion would lie keen. The shift In the silver policy will not affect the value of sliver coins in the public's hands. The silver dollar still will buy as much us It did before. It's only Immediate effect, the silvcrltes claim, Is thnl It will force thousands of miners Into Idleness. Pioneer Prefers Alaska After Year in States SBWARD, Alaska. (UP)—A year in the states ;.convinced John Stnndnl that ,30 yeajs spent m _Aln_ska r ..ivas not long*" enbligh, so ho 'is bjic'lc ngnln Tr? till Kfffttlahn country. . • >'' : :\ >' ',••' '• .• When 1 he went out lt : was with the.' Ihouiiht of spending the'''r§st of Ills life -with l>l.s fioinlni'Mk'lil- gan.',The son, born In fsj'cdijh er 'the father left ."the loid;-* try, hnd neVer been, visited* utitll a yenr'"agu? ; /;;• • Sf-'j; Slandal «-ns happy to'haYe.spe'ijt the time wllh Ills son, but, ' Movie Comedian Gets Divorce Friday, Marries As 1938 Opens YUMA. Ail/.., Jim. (UP)— . . Stun l-mirel, of the Lninel nti'd Hardy comedy teum, cclobrnlcd the New Year today by clmiiBlni wives. Not.' long after (he whistles ami bells died down he \Vns mr,r- ilcd to Illlaim, a llusslnn singing star, • The. final divorce decrees of h|a previous wife, Virginia, was gmnt- ,ed ycstei-day. They came here from Hollywood with a party of friends nnd were married by Justice E<1 Wynn. : .' ./ The •l.'i-ycar-old comedian .mnt his 28-yenr-old .brldo five weeks ago when, he gave her an audition for his lalest picture, "Swiss Miss," : . • ' '..'-.:>:.The bride sang\in tl(e :Blltmoer hotel and iVesallles' Caffc in'Ne* -York,, before^ coming fo Hollywood '' -'hns been ap]>earlng in * ^*v Where :i HUssliViw'. nljjht club. <. '^~ . , , B Our nearest star Is 275,000 'times I said, he- "never could sland It| m J urc<l " Three l KUI|d And Six Hurt At Aurora, Mo. .^AURORA,' 1 ' Mb., Jan. 1. (UP)— Three, persons were killed and tix as far away as the sun. outside." Only 17 Traffic Fatalities In County And Nearby Area In 1937 Mississippi county ajid the neighboring southeast Missouri section had only 17 fatal traffic accidents In 1037 although there were •JJiost Hint many deaths from other kind of accidents and slightly more than 200 were injured In various kinds of mishaps, mostly (raffle accidents. The fatal traffic accidents last year started on January 18 when an unidentified negro hobo was Paul Bigby, convicted in Hous- struck by a train and tlie last was ton county circuit court of thcUhalof P. B. Davis, 54. who was slaying of Biiey Riley in January,! fatally injured when he was struck 1937. Lonnie Bennlftcld, Bessemer, convicted in Jefferson county circuit court for slaying Ethel Ben- Kilby prison officials said execution of the six men would require 30 minutes, The largest number ever put to death In one execution in Ala- thc province of Southern Canada [tama before is five, prison officials and is worth one sou. The other said, side says in English that the coin is worth a "ha'penny English." Libros Rituales y diana," published •jGovchir Herbert H. Uhman pa Snazzy, 111 bet them new spec Rare Historical Edition Acquired by University ALBUQUE1RQUE, N. M. (UP)-A three-volume second edition cf Tonjuemaclaa "Los Veynte y nn Monarchia fn- in 1732, has been acquired by the University of New Mexico library. The value of the second edition, which was published 108 years after the extremely rare first edition, collectors say, lies in the fact that numerous first-edition errors were corrected In the later publication. Tho three volumes obtained by the university are bound by hand i nnd arc embellished by goid facings, They deal with the discovery, conquest,, and conversion of the Indians of New Spain and the Southwest. bitter disappointment." He says "A fella I been lalkin' to nnd I considered a friend for the past eleven years turned out to be* scarecrow." ... , \,i >.»., . .v.viwii \/k i»uvkr™ lifting 121 worlh of merchandize m i ow York City, by placing a.-srf!on in her stocking. Mrs. jjlclajr's criminal record covtt^ a period of 16 years, WARSAW. (UP) -One of the largest fish canneries In the Polish port of Gdynia Is negotiating with n firm of British im]»rters lo supply them with large quantities of canned fish, for cats, Intended especially Gift to Retiring Mayor Too Big for Garage BOSTON (UP)—The oilier day, Bostoninns. to show their appreciation of the regime of retiring Knyor Frederick- w. !Vfansfic!d, Cave him a testimonial dinner and presented him with a swank sedan, The mayor's trouble began whin he got home and discovered that the car was too lon» for Ins garage. But he's solved the problem by hiring a bigger c-i- r.-iee in the neighborhood. by a car ns he walked along Highway 61 south of town on Christmas Eve. Willie Rabbin*. 30, lost Ills life In an effort to aid his wife. He was going for a physician to assist his wife in childbirth when a train struck his car near Holland last January 26. He died three weeks later. There were no other fatalities from traffic until March 4, when Earl Carnithers, 15 year old ne- gro, was killed near Caruthersville. seriously, when two cars sldeswipcd cncli other on Highway 68 'near here today. It, wns believed the sun blinded one of the drivers. Mr, and Mrs. Alfred Reynolds of near Luxora, wns fatally Injured August 8 when his car overturned. The same night Mart Burns, of Dcerlng, fell beneath a truck, on which lie was riding after another truck had sldeswiped it. The second truck pa.ssed over Ills body, killing him almost Instantly. This accident occurred near Cornthefs- ville. Mrs. Nannie Goodman, 13, was killed when she stepped Into tho path of n tourist's car near Bur- rtctte, where she was residing. An alleged "hit and run" driver struck Ernest Ridings, 21, of Kcn-V nctt, September 13 ns he wns walk- ' ing four miles south of Wilson. Tlie only double tragedy of the i traffic accidents was on October 11 when James D. Fowler, 11, and Leonard Lindsay, 12, both of Par-1 ma. Mo., were killed when the' farm trailer In which they were riding wns struck by a coal truck. The accident happened near Haytt. J. W. Henson, Yarbro former,' died two weeks after he had been Boy Is Freed, Hunt Kidnapers REBELSFIGHI TO Outcome In Doubt With Conflicting Reports 1'Yom Both Sides IIRNDAYE, Pi nn co-Spanish Frontier, Jon. 1. (UP)—The rebel .'orccs of Commander Francisco Franco slormcd Ihc besieged city of Ternel today but Ighllsls and Iclllsts leporls lett n doubt the extent of the i\t- nck. gOYciiiincnl communique ru-^ cclvcd heio from the front de- ilcd hiMiiuent claims that the •Ynnco nvmy hud lifted llio jlohjj •clge ot Tcrucl and said that hot' i .Hincl(! rebel soldier, had entered he town. Attacks along the- cn- .Ivo line of llie Imil been repelled, .ho Kttilemcnt •said. l.uyalMu Adiiili Rclreat A rcpoit trom the war office m Umlrld, however, ndmltted that oynlist troops Imd. been forced o give giound and relinquish their positions to the west and lorlluvest of the {own, under jressuri! of reenforced rebel on-" ilnughts. Insurgent radio reports asserted lint rebel soldiers sweeping lurf- nisly through loyalist barricades, 'ad taken "merciless vengeance mcl Indicted widespread casualties." Hiullo dispatches said that thou•ands of dead were heaped upon ilrcet.s of the western outsklris of the city. !fniid-lo-hniid lighting \vas re- lortcd between Americans of (lie 'uternallonnl biigade and the Black. . Arrow Italian hoops. Wild rejoicing, iho rebels asset ted, was staged In the streets to celebrate lifting ot the nine-day selge. Loyalist claims were equally favorable. He was walking along /the high-1 struck by a car near Denton, Mo., way when struck by n car. A blind- when he was enroute to visit relatives. Ills wife, who was also In 11 the car with him, was seriously L ing rain was blamed for this tragedy. Liiclen Rose, 25, of near Osceola, was killed March 27 when two cars collided In a highway accident near lhat city. Several were seriously injured at the same time. William Henry Tyson. 31, of St. Louis, died at the Blytliei'llle hospital a short time alter he was Injured In a highway accident near Steele. He was driving h!s car and nothing was ever known of the First Baby Of 1938 Is Born Early Today The first Blytijevmt baby of 1938, n boy, was born this morn- Ing at 4 o'clock -to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Walker at their home at 324 South Franklin. • The boy, who weighs nine and one half pounds, has not been named. j accident as he was found W\- j conscious In the wrecked automobile. It was on April 15 that Bob Adams, of Joiner, was walking along the highway near that town wlien he wns struck by a car. He died within n few minutes. May was unblemished by a death mark from this cause. On June 7, William L. Tucker, 44-year-old Mcmphlnn, was killed elgli. miles south of here sftcr a- tire blew out, causing him to lose control of his car nnd to overturn Into n ditch. I The July Fourth celebration went by nt'.: n d.-an r.late. vene Reynoli'K, 1G year old son of injured, Mrs. Eva HiiUon, of Lcachvllle, was fatally Injured when she was .struck by n car ns she was walking along Highway 18 on November 8. Another pedestrian. Frank Moore, 43, of Steele, walking along Highway 61 near Holland, was killed on December 4. Jack Splnwn, of Dycss, was killed when his car crashed Into a bridge railing tvear Dyess, December 5. DeaDis from oilier accidents Included seven who were drowned In Ihc flood, which occcurred early in the year, two wlio perished hen their home burned, one killed in a drunken brawl and several murders.- Trse more than 200 accidents were caused by many things, from automobiles and trains, to a charivari for a Missouri bridegroom. Wat; Correspondents Slain ST. JEAN DB LUZ, France, Jan 1. (UP)—Two newspapermen, one a member of a wealthy American family now residing In Paris, were killed and another American war corresoondcnt was injured in what nationalist sources described today ao an accidental shell explosion., - -'•:Tlie'bomb-fell upon arrfrutomo- blla. In which Uio correpondents were riding, near Concu'd, '\Spain, while covering the battle of Teruel. Bradlsh Johnson, correspondent for the American magazine "Spur 1 *, nnd a member of a socially prominent l*ew York family, was ^Ufed outright when the direct hit was made. E. R. Sheepbanks, correspondent of the Hcuter (British) news ngcncy, also was killed. In Dangerous Sector The wounded man was Edward' J. Nell of New York, Associated Press correspondent. Nationalist headquarters at Salamanca satd that the car was pro ; cceding through a dangerous sector when the shell exploded. t^ell suffered a leg fracture and nn eye wound. Harold A. Phllby of the London Times was injured less severely. Johnson wns well known In the New York nnd Paris social set He wns the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bradish G. Johnson of New York arid Paris. The social register, listed him as a-member"of numerous - Amert- man and continental clubs. L&Guardia Enters Second , Term As New York Mayor j NEW YORK, Jan. i. (UP)—I Fiorello H. Ip Guardla took the I oath of office today for his sec- [ ond four-year term ns mayor of | Now York- city. With the lack of pomp and cere ; j mony that hns characterized his] public life La Guardia wns sworn j Into office shortly after midnight J by Supreme Court" Justice Phillip J J. McCoak, who administered the! oath" to the mayor In 1819 when I he was elected president of trie I now defunct board of aldermenl and again in 1934 when La :Guar-I dla triumphed over Tammany Hall J in his first mayoral race! Almost nt the same time Thorn-1 as E. Dewey, prosecutor-elect ofl the New York County, was sworn I in by Judge Charles C. Knott,! jr.,- senior judge of .the court ofl the general session. ^Dewey, Mich-I igan man who broke New York! i rackets as a special prosecufor forj the federal government, the first prosecutor In 20 ytan | to win nn election as an !nd' pendent. Shortly before noon day Mayor La Guardla offlcff at ceremonies at which 20 nn hers of Ills official party sworn In. Indiana state police followed a cold trail and meager clews in the search tor two kidnapers ot laughing 3-year-old John Bryan, Jr., top photo, snatched from his Centerville, Ind., home on Christmas Eve with his nurse, Norma Schroy, lower right. The kidnapers released their victims ! when Banker John Bryan, lower , A check-up revealed lhat not left, organized a fighting-mad more than one pedestrian who was posse Instead of complying with struck by a car lived to tell the a demand of S3800 ransom for story, hjj jpn'g return. WEATHER Arkansas—Fair, somewhat tonight; Sunday fair. Memphis and vicinity- fair and somewhat colder Sunday generally fair, • The'.maximum teraperatuit yosterdaj was S8, minimum cloudy, with 41 of an inch fall, according to Samuel F, rls, official weai&tr

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