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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VttE DOMINANT ' f VOL. XXXIII—NO. 251 Blythevll|e Courier niythevllle Dally News Blythevilie Herald Mississippi Valley Leader i' ARKANSAS AND BOU'IlinAST MISSOURI EUROPE lie Wil! Not Drop Needy, Roosevelt Promises BLYTHEVILLK, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS FUND REACHES GOAL DRIFT BILLS 10 Believes Immediate Danger of General Strife Is Not Acute NEW YOIIK, Jan. 7 CUP)—The menace, of a. general European war continues, • but'-: many diplomats and statesmen abroad believe the danger Is'less acute than it was a year ago. Hugh Balllle, president of the United Press told the New York State Chamber of Commerce, in an address today. • "The history of, the last 18 months has shown us that wars are not so lightly entered Into by major nations as they were prior to 1914," said Balllle. who has just returned from London. ' Reasons for Encouragement 'It takes more to start a big war now.thamit did 22 years ago That Is why we haye .been able to go through a year and a half of small wars and threatened big wars, without the major catastrophe of a 'general Eiirdpean' con-' flagratlon actually being set off. Without attempting to minimize the continuing danger of war I believe it is an encouraging circumstance that for many montns now we have witnessed a parade of International episodes, any one of which might have been sufficient to start a big war back m the days of the kaiser and hav« repeatedly seen Europe apparent ly teetering on the brink of the gulf and jet the war has not started Leaders Are Afraid 'No one who has the power to precipitate a general < European war dares rkk it at this particular time because no one is sure of winning y M any diplomats and other ,w^_>tafo t me<U persons*'in Europe believe there Is going to of » lot more raising and passing and,bluffing and peeking at cards oelpre thi showdown Nobody is yeUready to shove l\h whole stack Into the pile J This, then, may be said to be the, situation Britain will use all her influence short of going to war to orevent a war on the continent, France, despite her fear of German influence behind her back In Spain, would hardly go to wai without an ally, Germany will not be completely ready for several years and Russia definitely does not want to become involved in a war WASHINGTON, Jan.- 7 (UP)— President Roosevelt! today gave direct assurance that no Indlvidu-1 fits'in'need of relleJLjvlll be drop- \ ped from -..Works; 'Progress rolls and that'any ;.who-have becu eliminated .will 'be reinstated. The assurance was contained in a letter, to.Hep. .William Slrovitcli (Demi, M. Y.) who hutl protested reductions' on WPA projects, especially the four WPA arts programs. OdctsFell in Love With Her Picture Both Sides Receive Foreign Support as Powers Talk Neutrality PARIS, Jan. 7 (UP)—Men and munitions iwilred- Into Spain today to Join the civil war factions while diplomats' talked 'neutrality and the rebels hammered at Madrid in desperate assaults. Spanish < loyalists . asserted that 9,000 Germans were participating in the Madrid attack. British bf- Lacks Interpreters BERLIN Jan 1 (UP)—Political jokers related a new btory toda> on foreign aid to the nationalists in the Spanish -ivil war .They said that the reason the lebel attack on Madrid was slowed up was that Gen Francisco Franco, the leader, had suffered a shortage of Interpreters to transmit his orders to his troops — - t ficialf quarter were i,anxious at news of the landing of 10500 Italians; In southern'SpainA '—*.»But through France there was moving almost a parade of war munitions transports -inost ol^u destined for the loyalists^ ' It was reported that the American liner President -"Harding would reach Havre Saturdav with eight American Vultee planes and that nine other Ameucan planes were on then waj to Cartagena ojalist naval base on the Mediterranean: In New Orleans Cotton ,'NEW ORLEANS Jan 7 (UP) --.Cotton gained about 50 cents a bale on the New Orleans exchange t«day In a fairly a cti>e session Gains ranged from 9 to 13 points except m distant December winch * as up 6 points at 1186 January gained 13 points to 12 38 March was up 9 points at 12.39. open high low close 1230 .1238 1228 1238 ' 1236 1241 1234 1239 1225 1231 12H 1219 •1214 1222 1214 1219 1178 1187 1178 1187 1184 1188 1184 1192b Jan. Mar. May July Oct. Dec. Germany Answers Britain BERLIN, Jan 7 (UP) Germany i a polite but critical note to Britain and Prance, expressed :onditional readiness tonight to iupport any moves lo halt the flow of foreign 'volunteer' troops Into Spam The German reply included four points In the first it picked flaws both In the substance and method of the Franco-British proposals for the -withdrawal of foreign troops It criticized the direct Franco-B^tish appeal lo Germany and Italy instead of going through the international non Intervention committee in London,: declaring•"- that 'it 'would be more , consistent to abandon the committee altogether If the powers Insist on making such direct appeals. Spots closed steady at 1294, up 14. Closing Stock Prices NEW YORK; Jan. 7. (UP) — Wa.1) 1 street 'today discounted end o( the labor troubles in the automobile industry with a rousing advance that produced gains ranging M? 4 points in Chrysler and generated the heaviest trading since mid-November. . . i A- T. and T ....... ........ 186 ]_ 2 American Waterworks Anaconda Copper '.". Beth: steel '..„...' Chrysler ... ...... ."••.•• Coca cola .... ""'.: General Electric ".'.'. ..... . General Motors .... Int. Harvester ..... 104 , McKesson-Robbins " " 1314 Montgomery Ward .'.'."" 553.4 New York Central « 5 I Packard ....... .. ....... , f? Phillips Pet.. ....... '.".'.'.'.'" 52 Radio Corp ............. " SI. Louis-San Fran. .'.'.'. 27 ,„ , 55 \ 2 ™ i" .f . .... . Simmons Beds . . ..... 46 1 2 '''''' " . Standard of N. J. 68 ,. 8 . . ........ . Studebaker ............... 14 1'" 53 3E Texas Corp. U. S. Smelting ........ " 55 i 4 U. S. Steel ............. 79 ,.„ c o I;]! g Bros Warner Zonltc ' LONDON (UP)-For . the first time, the cruiser. Devonshire has left on a Voyage without ita stiver replica of the dmm , which Sir Pfancls Drake carried around the froi-ld. The ' Devonshire left the drum replica behind because officers and men believe it had brought bad luck to the ship. Mrs. Clara Smith Dies Mrs. Clara- Smith, 73, of 'the Gosnell community, died at 11-50 o'clock last night at Ihe home of Mrs.' Ben Farm, her daughter, with whom she had been liv ' Ing. : ". ; . . Funeral services will be held this afternoon with the Rev. R M. Vernon officiating and interment will be made at North Sawba 'cemetery. .The Moss, Funeral Service ' 'Is In charge" of funeral arrangements. New York Cotton NEW YORK, Jan. Cotton closed steady, open high Jan 1240 1242 Mar. ...... 1243 1248 May 1232 1235 July ..:.'... 1222 .1227 Oct. ...... ago 1191 Dec 1182 1190 Spots closed steady at 7. <UP)- low close 1230 1236 1239 1247 1228 1235 1218 1225 1.180 U90 1182 1190 1307, up'll Will Give President An'-' thoi'ity to Discontinue R. F. C. Loans WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 (UP) — Administration leaders, preparing quick congressional • action on the second point of President Roosevelt's emergency program, today, gave tentative approval lo a- conditional "death sentence" for the multi-billion dollar Reconstruction Finance Corporation. The leaders, conferring on Mr, Roosevelt's request for extension of expiring fiscal legislation ro vealcd that the president probably would be given authority to discontinue the R. F. C., first of the government's long series of emergency depression agencies, at any time conditions ' warrant Experts Confer Tlie discontinuance would apply to the active lending powers of the R. F. C.,' which expire this month unless extended. Liqulila- tion of R. F. c',- loans would be continued until all affairs of the corporition are cleared up Fccretarj of Treasurj Heurj Morgenthau -jr., R. F. C. Chairman Jesse H. Jones, Federal Reserve Governor Marriner 'S. Eccles and other Nevv. Deal fiscal experts met with senate and house leaders to decide the; method by which President Roosevelt's re- guest for extension of expiring acts would be met. riau Extension Senate Majority Leader Joseph T Robinson and House Leader Sam Raj burn announced that three bills would be Introduced! to extend until June 30 1930 the. RFC, the Commodity Credit Corporation, the Expoa ana'Tin-' port Bank, the R F o Mortgage Co, the Electric Home and Farm Authority',* the "*ToOtWXfO"b~0~stab Ihzation 7unq act, the authority for modifying the gold content of the dollar, an'd the act of 1932 relating to securities available for issuance of federal resene notes Cape Girardeau Votes Bonds for Fairgrounds CAPF GIRAHDEATJ, Mo — A bond issue of $55000 to purchase and develop a 50 acre tract west of the city as a municipal recreation part and fairgrounds vvas approved at a special election TuesJay bj a vote of 1515 to 384 The vote was about one-third of that cast in the general election. Of the Issue $20000 will be used for puichase of the land and the remainder will go toward the Improvement, for which the Works Progress Administration has prom Is-ed to aiJSt $164000 The project calls for a total expenditure of $219,000 The plans call for erec tion of a new arena race track athletic, field and stadium and numerous! buildings for fair purposes Work Is expected to start Hits month. Chlloid OdLls (below) Broadway playwiight and Hollywood scenarist, could hardly have Invented a more romantic story lhan his own, climaxed by filing of marriage intentions : . at : Los Angeles Luise Rainer (top), exotic Viennese star, is the girl. He said he fell in love with Tier on seeing her OF KEf PLOT luiginc, Foundiy and Cai- Iniretoi Factories Lack Materials DETROIT, Jan. 7 (UP)— Pinched for materials, General Motors Corporation today announced It would close three more big plants in. the next t\Vo days as federal labor mediators .worked rapidly In an attempt to .start direct negotiations between.' 'capltnl .and < la- Iwr before strikes and shut downs paralyzed the $1,500,000,000 corporation. Governor Takes Hand .Governor ; Frank Murphy took direct charge of negotiation'! this morning ami "thai hastened back lo Lansing where he was to address the legislature. 'Things are moving .along satisfactorily,' he said after a conference with William S Kmid- s>en executive \lce-prestdent of General Motors; From.' that con- fcicnce he wont acioss the slicct W.,,,.1...... p.. il. • I '..I [ Dll > C 'M>L Arch Coowi. 1 lent, wcmuers bather in Little'cccii urack, head or the identi- Hock lo Map Piogiam'""" her less than two \cars after she | came lo tins country Three Negroes Arrested With Auto Stolen Here Three transient negro youths were arrested at Jackson, MO in the early hours of Wednesday morning when they stopped at a service station there in a new red Chevrolet coupe, stolen from a parking space in front of the Tom t The negroes are: Albert Walker 7, Waynesboro, Ga.; Charley Stark ,,' ^T' Ga ' a " d ^ K °y Walton IS, Walls,- Miss. They had abandoned a freight (rain here early Tuesday on their way to St Louis and stole Hie car while employes of the motor company WC re within a short distance of them Police Chief Ed Rice Returned the stolen automobile here vester- day ' Wallace Will Ask Billion and a Quaitei foi 1938 Fiscal Yeai WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 (UP)— Budget estimates picpared by President Roosevelt for transmission tomorrow to congress will show Secretary of . Agriculture Henry A. Wallace as the number one New Deal spender,; official sources revealed today. , of the United Automobile Workcis Murphy did not succeed In getting the two men lo sit down at the same (able and .discuss the stiikc that has taken 54100, men out of their jobs but It was, the closest thing to direct negotiations • that: has ! occurred. Contpldr 'lie-Up Loumh ' No sooner had Murphy, lelt for Lansing however, than General Motors announced it would have (o close the rollouing Chevrolet plants because of shortage of materials: 1 —The Flint, Mich, engine plant, where 1?,000 men , x are at work , ,'' 2_--,The Saglna\v iv Mlc!l tot... dry, which manufacture's- miicr? of Chevrolet's metal work and e ploys 5,500 indfT ~ ", =" 3—The Bay city, Mich, carbure- toi plan^, employing 2,3^0 Arnold Lenz. Chevrolet plant managerial Flint, who announced the closings, said the effect of the shutting down of these plants vvould be felt acioss the country resulting ' eventual!) In the closing of all Chevrolet factories and nil Fisher Body plants manufacturing ' Chevrolet. bodies; Asks Senatorial Probe PLINT, MIUi, Jan 1 (UP) — R. C. Travis, organiser for the United; Automobile Workers, today telegraphed Senator Robert M. LaFollette asking that a senatorial Investigation of "rumors that General Motors has retained a professional strike breaking organization headed by Pearl Bergoff." LiiFollelte Is head of the senate committee investigating civil" rights. i Bergolf Is head of a New York organization that supplies strike breakers. {Seven Officers Indicted • for Prisoner's Murder HOT SPIUNgs, Aik — Seven members of' the Hot Springs police | derailment weiu Imllciul yestci- iliiy on cliaige;, of second dcgice- inuHler In connection with the death of John nickboii, 32, a |.ihoner, two weeks ago. Tho.se tn- dlclccl were: foi Session LITTLE HOCK, Jan, 7 (OP) — Wotkmen loday weic pli'tllng Ihe 'lulshliuj touches to the rcdccora- lon of the senate and house o[ representatives chambers at the capitol in preparation- for the opening session of the lift)-first geneia! assembly at noon Monday, January 11. A majority of tho senate mein- ocr.s vvcre reported to bo in the city, meeting hi hotel rooms; clearing up all details foi the opening session of Ihe upper house, while Spcakci Designate John Bruns- foid of Lonoke has opened up an Jfflce In a downtown holel for the house on the legislative pro- Biinn outlined by Gov .-elect Gail IS Bailey, Lobbyists on Ilutid Llquoi and public utility lobbyists wcie reported lo be In the city arranging t h e'r own he;id- rnmitei-b and laying grounds foi future "missionary" work among the legislator lo prevent unfavorable legislation: Tho governor-elect remained in seclusion today except for ah ham's appearance before the c\e- cullve committee of the Aikansus Centennial Commission to inform that body what the incoming administration's attitude would ,bu- rcgardtng the continuance of' It's ivoik until June 30, 1917. , Few Seek Jobs Advisers, of Speaker- Designate Bransford announced that only 67 applications had been received, for. work during the legislative pcilod flcnllon Bureau; Night. Capl. Robert Moore, Detective 11. G, ("Glenn") Buchanan, Patrolman 1'ici.s Griffin, Officer Joe Scott, In clmigo of the stiecl patrol Pledges Must Be Paid Before Consliuction Work Can Start Bljlhevlllo's $70,000 fund to build a factory building for the Illcij-Stis ry Goods Co, lias been subscilb'ed IndlclinuiU, followed thiee hi full and erection of the building of continuous Investigation will gel underway as soon as tlie the death of nickson, who money pledged Is paid in, B A. In the New Park hospital Lynch, chahmaii of tho chambci safety ini, and IMUolman Andy dajs Into died ._ „,...„. Christmas Eve, following hts^ic- moval fiom the city Jail. 'Ihe death certificate said that campaign last night fiom pneumonia Di. At the same time It was revealed Euclid Smith and D? J. S. Slell PCI formed an autopsy at the re- qiiwl of Dlckson's fathci, Jim Dlckbon, of Hollls, Pcny county. The phjslclans reported tliat they found evidence that ' " Dlckson hnd been Imnv.. ly while a pilsoner In ..... _„, Jail. The physicians said that the -- i v *jwi*m A mill aui'yb indicated 'Ballon wheie it had been planned to put it The Klce-Stix company saw advantages m the new Inca- Injuries wero sufficient to caused Dlckson's .rclc'ath general session ' j\hi!e_ the. nrtielh opened with moi plleatloas on file Biamford annotmced' that an efficiency committed vwpuldi/be named , frpm the hous\ jmanifcir* shlpud s.elei.1, efficient Ytfrklfs '3t4 serve during the 60-diy WllniJ 1 Worker* who will seivfe lliLtlye senate vvcre named, .three /vvte^ks. ago at a meeting vo'f t|ie;(mper, house memberh but' their naints ivere not disclosed by Lt.-Gov. Bob Bailey of Rilssellvllle Fire Engine But No Water JERUSALEM (OP)—Jerusalem's city councillors bought a magnificent new fire engine and then discovered that the city had no high pressure water hydrants. The Detailed estimates for the 1918 i nrc eI> B inD ls weless "ut Is great- a«al year beginning next July ll y . ndmlr «l as it passes through were carefully guarded but reliable e streeLs - illy guarded but reliable sources said Wallace's total estimated .expenditures will approx- 77> i T F Imate $1.250,000.000, n new record \ L { &ttQy IS £ for Ihe department of agriculture I c s^, t • Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, Jan. 7 m p) ' —Hogs: receipts, 9,500 Top, 10.75. 170-230 Ibs,, 10.55-10.75 i Lighter weights, 8.25-10 40 Bulk sows, 9.40-9.74. Cattle: receipts, 3500 Steers, 8.65. ' Slaughter steers, 6.00-12.55 • Mixed yearlings and heifers, e 00- i.oU*. ' . ' ! ' 'Slaughter heifers, 5.00-il 00 "'''' . Beef cows, J.50-5,25 ' ''' '' Cutters and low cullers,'4.25.4 25 _ Helena Moves to Buy City's JVater System HELENA, Ark.—Purchase of the Helena waterworks, owned and operated by the 'Arkansas Utilities Co., was proposed at a ineet- nTht dly COU " pil Tuesda l' •I he city would pay $482,000 for the waterworks. A bond Issue of $495,000 would be floated for the purchase If the proposal goes through. The bonds would be retired over a ,30-year period. Under the present setup, a gross income of $61- COO Is expected, with "operating expenses listed at $24,000, leaving, a net of $37,000 annually for retiring the bonds. ag This is more than the expected 'olal for navy and war department expenditures in the current fiscal year and ' approximately $200,000,000 more than. Wallace will spend this year. Expanded activities of the agriculture department account for the increase. The Resettlement Administration was added to ; the department of agriculture after i the 1838 budget estimates were prepared and will not be Included in Wallace's estimates of his needs. It will depend upon an emergency appropriation^ Officials said that $200,000,000 would be.a "good guess" as to the amount which R. A. will need In 1838 for relief and rural rchabill- tallon. It will require at least $50,000.000 for care: of 250,000 farmers transferred from the WPA for the remainder of this fiscal year. Another Hem which the budget will not show will be funds for aid of tenant farmers. A presidential committee is studying legislative proposals to be transmitted soon to Mr. Roosevelt. Senator John Bankhead (Dem., Ala.) said lie would propose ap- propriatioas of $50,000,000 anmi- I ally for ten years to aid farmers to buy their own" land, The human eye, at a height of five feet, from the ground, can see an object 2.9 miles away at SMI • or ovcr ; a level plain. for Cabinet Job 8 Killed on Southeast Missoun Highways in Yeai Just Ended CARUTHEHSVILLE, Mo., Jan. 7.—Highway traffic accidents ,in Pemiscot county took a total of 19 lives In 1036, a review of statistics here today disclosed. A total of 88 were killed Southeast Missouri: highways. Only one highway "victim In tills county was unidentified, a man being killed Sept. 3 near Portage- pu ( j>llcujalerheld ty the receiver for tile dafuiicj: •bank The price paid by Mr ' HlghW'was not revealed When Messrsi Craln and Wilson bought Ihe building It via 1 ! with the lnt*nllon"or- r orKanlztng a bank (a , of commeico Industrial coinmltle.e, told workers. In the factory fund tliat a new site has been chosen foi the plant it v,lll occupy three aciei of the old Chicago Mill plant site at the \vest end of Main street instead of the South Tenth street - tion, Mr Ljnch iald, and the, have ?'">nge v.«s determined upon after It was found that a substantial saving In money could thereby bs effected ' ._, Rlcc-Sllx Keady ' A good pan 01 the $70,000 build-/ , Ing fund Is already on hand "in " cash but the committee does not fee! that It vvould be justified In going ahead with Hie project bV '• fore practically all of It Is paid in •' A vigorous collection campaign»is 'o b" launched Immediately In or- " move Lotion aha ? A hnt *<"* ma y be started shorily The Rj ce -stK company' ' 1 here [>as informed the committee tliat it is ready to equip the plant anil put 11 In operation as soon as the building can be completed The Rice-SlK company had _„„ , _ v tll£Sl»t[ V il(m HMJ objections to the South Tenth street location One was that'lt'vvas not CtnAlttor4 trt n l,iilUl2Tr*""j 5-1 . » *-. ' Loan About Febmaiy The former First National *Banit building, Main and Second, was purchased jesterday^by H. ,Hl B h _... ..._ , m „„„ nil, who announced, this morntnp Adapted to a bulldlfig'deslgiied *tb li'ftLoJtices of the. Valley aji\ Co.. take maximum .advantage ,of the of nvhloh he Is president af/H "gen- desirable north light ' The =nthcr ""L^"" 801 "' a " d of tlle Hlghll" , ftU3 tllttt "- «"s adjacent to a fall- cottim C6, 4m|ld be moved there "ad track which all emploves about• February. 1 , Kould have to cioss as they «,,Mr' Hlghflll bought the bullq 'ered and letl the factory « ilg from J,,H craln and \v P Clem Whistle, owner of the old Wilson, trusted, for the estate of Chicago Mill site, who' previously We lale R..E.,fj Wilson, v,ho ac- hud contributed $500 to the factory " ilrcd it |n Ihe-sprliig of 1935 at a fund, offered the committee three i ilinlrl L... I U_ < . - - acres •' *"" u«"«--«- ukljcu^lUll.1 When it was found Ihat his laca-- tlon liad other advantages which meant a considerable saving (he ^f- fer, was'accept?^/"> " '-;"•' '* ( \ vllle on Highway 61. Other traffic deaths In the county were: • • D i iv Deiuert legions, March IB, Paul Dillard Heads ..uck struck by train on Cottonwood Point road; Charles York, May 11, car crash near Holland; Rebble Johnson, motorcycle crash near Stecle, Aug. 8; Mrs. Joyce Nunnery, stalled car lilt by train at Holjand, Aug. 29; Tiff Henderson, on highway near Portagevllle Sept. 21; ^Walter W. Penney, .on "" ' county road. . -- Kennedy, on Highway near Holland, Sept. 22; John Ford, on Highway 84 near Caruthersvllle, Sept. 27. Clarence Polk, on Highway at Hayti, sept. 29; Mrs. Florence Jackson and Harvey Miller, car crash . near Portageville, Oct. 11; Mrs. Efflc Pollard, hit by :car wliile crossing highway near this city, Oct. 12; Mrs. Viana Back, hit-by train at Piwcola, Oct. 19; Robert E. Crlbbs, hit-and-run victim on collonwood road Oct. 18; , Miss Viola S. Roush and Ha Nance, hit-and-run victims Pemiscot Dunklln Sept. 22; Mcivin —._ „, _. B _...u U , 6 [v y a lift, w v..«*nc AldtfLS Sa \ing "' " occupy It but this plan did not The site given hy, Mr whistle materially They paid $21,500 for Is ion Tuenty-flriit Jilteeit and em-! the building and the bank fixtures ^es mijcri of t(ie old Chica<'o The original cost was ov,or-$100,000 MU1 ball park'- The factory wTll Mr. Highfill said this morning face Main street, which will be ex- timt he had nolhlng In view in ac- tended about 750 feet into the quiring the property other than to Whistle properly. The cottoi Belt hold II as an investment and to railroad has already agrec'd tofeld use It for the offices of his business a,spur tiack to the factorvHlte' undertakings The banking room anH. this will be icady In time!to ' on the ground floor will house' the b ^8fn erection of the bulldln» vvlQi- offlce of the Valley din Co, which '» u few weeks ° » does an extensive cotton production Approval of the West End loca- ilnanclng business throughout ll °n resulted In additional cnutri- Jiortheast Arkansas The Highfll) butlons to tlie building fund 'of Cotton Co vtlll occupy rooms at the abou t $3,000, bringing it to the $70- uorth end or ih«'ou<niiH nXA. n/.tk. 000 goal Substantial savings will result from the fact that the new site will require smaller expendit lures for vvatcr main, sewer and street extensions than would the old Its proximity to a main highway was also considered an advaii'-I tags, as was the fact that at the South Tenth street location an expenditure of $1000 or more for tiling and covering an,open dltcfi vvould .have been required. • v Rites for Roland Hunt Held Here.Yesterday Funeral.services'were held at the: First Baptist church yesteiday afternoon foi Rolaira Hunt, 18 jear old Senior of the city : high school; who died Tuesday morning at the Memphis Baptist hospital after a nine weeks illness from tvphotd fever and complications. Pallbearers were eight of Ills school mates. Call Lay, Russell Mosley, J. B. Husband, -Truman' Speck, Jay Smith, J. p. Walden, Hugh Harbert and 1 Roland Bishop. Tlie Rev. Alfred Carpenter officiated and burial was made; at Elmwood cemetery. north end of Ihe second building, now vacant, present tenants of store and office rooms In other parts or the building will not be disturbed. The quarters to be occupied by Mr. Hightlll's concerns will be remodeled and redecorated and will be ready for occupancy b} ihe end of the month Mr H Ighfill Is at present occu- PJlng space in the Ellis Implement Co. building on Walnut street Proving himself a capable administrator of HOLC, John H. Fahey, above, Is being boomed for a cabinet Job during Roosevelt's second term. New Dealers say Fahcy's work as chairman of the federal home loan organization has been outstanding. The Massachusetts banker and publisher !s mentioned as successor to Commerce Secretary, 'Daniel Rop«v. , Highway 61 near State Line, December 21. Eighth Reserve Area MEMPHIS.—Paul Dillard, .Memphis capitalist, jcsteiday was named deputy cnalrnian of the Federal Reserve Bank. In St. Louis by Ihe Federal Reserve Board ', In Washington. Since thei chairmanship Is vacant, Mr. TJiNard becomes head of the Eighth Federal Reserve District, which Includes Memphis. He Is a member of the firm of Dillard & Coffin,-one of the oldest Memphis cotton factors,'and has ; been a member of the St. Louis board for 50 years,, one ol three members appointed by the Federal ;Reserve Board to represent the .public. The othei- , six members are elected by member banks. Mr. -, Dillard 'was hi St. Louis yes- lerday attending a meeting of'the St. Louis board, which rc-clcctec W. R. King and W. H. Glasgow directors of the Memphis branch bank. Bear Hangs IHgli Until— CLEVELAND (OP)—Al Maharas, cafe proprietor, sold 225 pounds of bear steaks, and then Soybeans Stolen t*vi>.iuo u , umi Ok^ano, nnu tucii ~ f • ___^_ hung the bear In front of the] Twenty sacks 'of soybeans, val- cafe. At 3 o'clock In the morning "—' -• *•" -•-- -•-•- -he looked out to see n large black sedan roaring away,and the rope ued at $150, at -the free. cafe's- entrance stolen from a WEATHER Arkansas—Mostly cloud}', rain in southeast and snow In northeast portions. Cold wave. Temperature' 21 to 24 except 12 to 18 In north- Rest portion tonight. Friday partly cloudy, colder In cxlreme east ' portion. Memuhh and vicinity — Rain, , probably changing to snow tonight 01 Friday Colder late tonight 01 Friday with cold >„ v,a\e. Lowest lemuerature/ie.ito .20. - The maximum ternperatu're.ihere uvu a* fitly, n<ae dtuicu uum .it ins iuu*iuium teniptutiiurp.inere Lee Wilson and company 'stSrage jesterday -vvaVoS, minimum >46. ^'" at Armorel Idst night, the,cloudy with-.75 Iiich rainfall, ac- the rope bin at Armorel Idst night, the,cloudy with-.75 Iiich rainfall, ac- dangling sheriff's office here was advised, cording to"£»muel p, t^orrlj, ofti- this morning. ,' clal weather observer, i r ' . . 4,,. \ '/

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