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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS 1 VOLUME XXXIV—NO. 253. BlythevUle Courier Blythevtlle- Herald THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST AltKANBAB AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI Blythertlle Daily News Mississippi VkUey Letder MERIT TO SEA Japanese Start \Vide- snrearl Military Operations In South China SHANGHAI, Jim. II (UP)—Japanese planes and warships be°an widespread operations in south China todav. apparently as the prelude to a drive to cut China's last main artery between canton and the sea. Japanese planes poured hundreds of bombs on the Canton-Hankow rptji-i.i 70 jni),,, above Ganton severely damaging the tracks and <l»'lrovm<- telegraph and telephohe wires, other planes bombed towns throughout Kiangsi province, north o f Canton. Twenty-four heavy bombing planes dropped 100 bombs on the military airport lit Hankow, northern terminus of tlie railroad. Warships Shell Island Warships shelled several towns on Hianan Island, off the extreme southern coast, other ships, from cruisers down to liny armed trawlers, ranged the islands at the mouth of the Canton river and it was indicated that small parties of bluejackets were landed at some points. The Bocca Tigris forts, at tlie mouth of the river. protecting Canton, opened up against small Japanese craft trying to land blue- jackets near the forts and British merchant ships which fled out of range of the forts' guns saw a Japanese cruiser heading toward the scene. Kartist Mission Bombed HANKOW. China, Jan. 11. (UP) —The American Baptist mission at Tsinlng, Shantung, was extensively damaged in a Japanese air raid, according to a message received by the American consulate hire from Miss Bertha Smith. The <">tekeeper of the mission was killed. William Lawshes Seek $925 From Missourian Mr. and Mrs. William Lawshe have filed suit in circuit courVhere .. against iH.;£. Kinyon of Kosh|o^ "hong. Mo ,'jisking $925 lor" personal .Unjurijsito^Mrs: Lawshe and danp age to" their automobile allegedly sustained In an accident here Dec. 2. Tlie complaint charges that the accident which occurred at Walnut and, seventh streets, was due to the negligence of the driver of Kinyon's truck." Mrs. Lawshe asks $550 for liersonal injuries and joins with her husband in seeking $215 for damage to their car. Service was directed under a statute by which an out of state motorist makes the secretary of state his agent for service upon entering on a highway In the state. Reid and Evrard ar e attorneys for the plaintiff. Bailey Will Receive Visitors This Week LITTLE ROCK, Jan. 11. (UP)— f-' • C,T\ Bailey probably will receive visitors and attend lo minor statehouse duties at his home late this week, attaches of his capitol office said today. The chief executive, who is recuperating from a major operation, probably will be unable to go to Ills office to transact business for more than a week, James L. Bland, his secretary, said. Bond Sale For Stadium Is Underway Tlie committee which Is selling tonds for Ihe new high school Etadlum will have a meeting Wednesday afternoon when a omplelc report will be given of ic amount of money raised hy le rale of the bonds. 11 Is hoped io rnlse $7,000 by le sale of these "baby bonds" hlch ore to be retired without nlercft over a period of years as loney is obtained from pnte r 1 - ClptS. ! The money is being raised to iy for material, which must te irnishEd locally. The total eosi t the stadium and gymnasium is pproxtmntely $44,500. Members of the several teams re optimistic over the drive as, i most Instances, they are ineot- ig with excellent results, it was nnounced today. 0 Cardozo Is Reported "Holding His Own" WASHINGTON, Jan. II. (OP)— Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo "Is holding his own although a trifle weaker than last night", his physician reported today. ilL T€LL YOU BY ece BURNS_ I guess there's more complicated detail and less red tape in th moving picture business than 1 anything else in the world, and believe the reason it runs sc smoothly Is because every depart ment is put on Its own and is al lowed to figure out the best meth od of doing Its Job. My uncle use'ta be a depot agen down home, and one day he go n letter from headquarters glvln him a bawlUV out for act in' on h! own Judgment without orders from them. Two days later, he sent 'em telegram that said "Seven dogs o platform eatin' shipment of tw hams—wire Instructions," BLYTIIEY1LLI5, ARKANSAS, TUKSDAY, JANUARY H, 1M8 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS )readecl Disease Blamed For Death of Little Gosnell Girl The illness which caused the eath of Barbara Lee Emery, two. He yesterday at her home near osnel), was diagnosed as Infaa- le paralysis by the attendnv-' hyslcian. He said that ha did ot see the child until Sunday nri thut while the diagnosis was ot fully complete, he believed it i be infantile paralysis. Dr. R. E. Schlrmer. director (it he county health unit, is making n Investigation of the case to- ay. He said no other cases In fLssissippi county had been re- orted to him. The baby had been ill six days ml her condition became serious unday. Funeral services were held this fternoon with the Rev. Marion "ernon officiating and burial was :ade at North Sawba cemetery. She js survived by her parents, and Mrs. Jack Emery, and i, Joe and Charles !Ern-j r y/;- - ••-:Hanna Funeral Home was in harge of funeral arrangements. ires Result In Only Slight Property Damage Two fires yesterday afternoon nd this morning caused amage. slight The roof of the Joyner-Babcock rfotor company was slightly dam- ged at 9:30 o'clock this morning when a spark ignited it. The firemen made the run at 3:30 'clock yesterday afternoon to the acant lot at 102 East Davis dve- ue, where' they extinguished a mall grass Are. Stock Prices NEW YORK, Jan. 11. (UP) — The stock market absorbed profit aking without difficulty and firm:d in late trading. Volume declln- A. T. <fc T. ... Anaconda Cop. Assoc. D. G. .. Beth. Steel ... « 7»8 37 1-2 70 149 36 ;i-4 81-8 65 1-i Boeing Air 34 5-8 Chrysler 593-4 Cities Serv 2 Coca Cola jji en, Hec ; en. Mot lit. Harvest Montgomery Ward ... 38 •J. Y. Central 19 i_ Packard 51- 'hlllips Pet 41 3-4 tadlo 71-8 Schenly Dist 27 Simmons . ~.. 24 Socony Vac 16 1-4 Std. Oil N. J 57 1-8 Texas Corp 44 3.4 U. S. Smelt 68 U. S. Steel 607-8 Nation Swells Military Forces' Silenl On Imperial Conference ' ^ r 'YO Jan. ll. (UP) _. The Japanese war office today called for a new conscription law to mobil- i'.e .".diutioual roan po'.ver f^r (he '• -' im -, >,j| n imioeror Hlro- ilto presided over an Imperial con- HI the conflict. The ministry of war announced !'" • the conscription bill to be submitted to parliament wculd s" |i »aiiKS 01 me armies by rostor- V>" «ld 24-month term of service, instead of tlie present term of 18 months. The former term was in effect until 1921 when the conscription law was revised. The Imperial conference, the mm held In Japanese history, lasted for on<- hour. Us conclusions were uarded with utmost secrecy. Speculation covered a wide field inclucl- g the following: 1. That severance of diplomatic relations with China had been considered. 2. Tliat a formal declaration of war iiad been discussed, coincident with a drive to isolate the Canton ife line to Hankow. 3. That the declaration of a kingdom in north china was Imminent. 4. That "final" pence terms had been discussed. It was one of the most solemn slate gatherings in Japanese history. Emperor Hirohito presided In the uniform of a generalissimo of Llie army, prince Fiimimaro Konoye, premier, Prince Hotohito Kan-in. chief of the army general staff, and Prince HIroyasu Fushimi, chief of the navy general staff, attended. Cabinet ministers sat on either side of the emperor. The highest officers of the army and navy were grouped on the left and right, respectively. High civil authorities •were Interspersed among the others. Ocean Lane to Key West New Institution Re-elects Directors and Personnel At Meeting Stockholders of the First National Bank, which opened August 30, held their annual meeting this morning to elect directors. The same directors, named when the bank began business, were reelected and they reelcted the same officers. Officers are: II. Htghfill, president; Clarence H. Wilson, vice president; Sam H. Williams, cash- ler; Herman Carleton, cashier. assistant The directors are: Mr. Highfili, Mr. WUson, Mr, Williams, R. L. Taylor of Memphis and Roland Green. J. Prank Hall and Jake Waggoner of Memphis, were among the stockholders present. This bank "has a capital stock of $100,000 and a surplus of $20000. The end a! Key West's semi-Isolation is neni, foi the Mcel mid 1011- crcte highway linking it to Mlai.il Pla, .soon will be completed. Pictured above Is the Knife's Key bridge, which extends over seven miles of water. The new highway follows the right, of way of the railroad that joined the Florida keyi until badly damaged by «tonns. I VULUfiE THIS OF ftPPEIS FOR BELIEF' Informs Senate Committee Picas I inve Increased Slcaclily Since July WAtilllNOTON. Jim, II. <U!'»-- Sen-clary at Atilcultuie Henry A. Wallace tokl Ihe senate uncmploy- menl ccmmlttee lodiiy Dial iiuprnts for rnvnl rellel have 1 risen ::te«lny i.lnco July, di'sptle bumper -irons. "At this dnte it. Is impossible to I foresee the speed with which these itemands may grow or even lo predict their magnitude within tlio next few months. They will Ix 1 determined In largo measure by the weather and the course of business recovery," Wnlluce tuld the conimlllee: "These things however arc certain: Distress already Is widespread throughout broiul sectors of American iigrlciilturc—It Is growing rap- Idly-aml neither local nor federal agencies hnvo Hie mi'nns to cope with It." !fe -said that because of Incix'useJ fiinu production the Fnrm Security administration was able to drop from Its grant rolls most runners who had been carried through last winter and spring, Wallace said there Is n "very real need" of continued assistance In portions of Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota. Colorado. New Mexico, Kansus and Nebraska because! of "either complete or nearly complclu crop failures." Cold Wave To Strike By Thursday Ity United I'rm Hnln, uci'ompniital by "much colder" weather, was the forecast of (lie federal weather bureau at l.ltlle l)o:'k toduy as the approach :! another colj wove wa:i heralded. Wenllier observers In the capital .1, u>ji»y pirdlded that receding Iheniiciiielcrs would continue their | «> / loiiion'ow wJtH the mercury likely to fall several degrees below <oj tliioiiftluml the slate, illhcu^h the woollier bureau refused to ccnuiicnt on whether rnlns would tiini to sleet or snow low iiu.'iuiry rcndmjs scheduled for to- lighl, If surpassed by a lew degrees, will leave Arkansas In u white blanket tomorrow. Is Elected Chairman of North Mississippi County Chapter >; ;;' WXH. .Stoysji \yaV clewed ;.o){airman of the Red Cross chapter for the Chlckasawba district of Mis- slsslppi county In a reorganization meeting held this mornhvr, which was attended by W. J. K°e- ser, field representative of the Arkansas Red Cross, who is in Blytheville for a few days in the Interest of the Red Cross. Other officers named were: Mrs. Harry W. Halnes, vice chairman; Mrs. Lillle Mae Hatcher, secretary; Rodney L. Banister, treasurer. A small budget was adopted, to be used in carrying out a ,iro- gram sponsored by the National Red Cross. These chairmen were announced to help this program' home service. Mrs. Ullle Mae Hatcher; civilian emergency relief, the Rev. Eupha D. Beasley; highway first aid station, the Hev. Stuart Stockholders Vote 10 Per Cent Dividend; Re- Elect Same Officers Stockholders of the •• Farmer^ Bank and Trust company, in tlie annual meeting this morning, reelected the same directors, declared a dividend of 10 per cent and increased the undivided profits to $44,000. The directors, In u meeting Immediately following, reelccted the same officers. They are: B. A. Lynch, president; Dr. I. R. Johnson, vice president; P. B. Warren, cashier; Rodney L. Banister, assistant cashier; Rlley B. Jones, Mrs. Alice Snicer 79, Dies On Monday Night Mrs. Alice Sptcer. who had lived n south Mississippi county since 1000, died at 11 o'clock last night al (lie home of her daughter, Mrs. W. C. Buchanan, on Highway 01 north of lown. The 10-year-old woman was a native of Waverly, Tenn., where she resided until she went lo IIufTtnon wllh her husband, J. Splccr, who (lied 23 years ago. Funeral services will b« lielc Wednesday afternoon, two o'clock, at the Holt Funeral home with the Key. Alfred Carpenter, pastoi of A tlie First Baptist church, - officiating. Burial' will : be made lit Maple Grove cemetery. Besides her daughter, Mrs. Spice r is survived by two brothers D. O. Allen of Malveitl, Ark., and W. B. Allen of Bruceton, Tenn., anj two sisters, Mrs. R. O. Hopkins and Mrs. Florence King, both of Miami, Fla. assistant cashier; W. Pollard, manager of the insurance department. The directors are: Mr. Lynch, Mr. Warren, Dr. Johnson, Ctcil Shane, C. A. Richards, J. Louis Cherry and C. A. Cunningham. It was announced, following the stockholders meeting, that a bonus of 10 per cent, had been given all H. Salmon; home and farm accl-1 employes of the bank on Christ- dent prevention, Mrs. Thomas R.jmn.<s. as has been the custom for L. R. Sullivan's Sister Dies At Grenada, Miss. Mrs. Dezie Taylor, 51, sister of L. R. Sullivan of Hits city, died suddenly Thursday at her home In Grenada, Miss., following a heart attack. Besides her brother, she Is survived by her husband, John day Taylor, and several sisters. Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, III., .Jan. 11 (UP)—Hogs; receipts, 11.000. Top, 8.65. Heavy weights, 8.50-8.65. Light weights, 7.75-8.55. Bulk sows, 6.50-6.85. Cattle: receipts 2,500. Steers, 6.60-8.50. Slaughter steers, 5.50-11.25. Mixed yearlings, heifers, 6,50 7.50. Slaughter heifers, 5.50-9.25. Beef cows, 5.00-6.00. Cutters and low cutters, 3.754.15. Chicago Wheat May July open 97 1-4. 91 1-3 high low 97 5-8 96 91 1-4 90 close 96 1-8 90 City Council Is To Hold Meeting Tonight The city council will meet In regular monthly session at the city hall tonight. Tlie meeting has been called for seven o'clock. New York Cotton NEW YORK, Jan. 11 (UP) — Cotton clewed steady. open high low close Jan 851 859 850 859 .. 863 .. 868 . 816 .. 884 Mar May Jul Oct Dec 883 864 870 817 885 887 856 862 868 871 880 862 868 815 882 885 Ivy; life saving. J. A. PuekeU; junior Red Cross, Mrs. B. A. Lynch; volunteer service, Mrs. W. L. Horner; health work, Mrs. Marlon Williams; disaster relief W II. Stovall. 'Hits chapter comprises the towns of Blylheviile, Dell, Manila and Leachvllle. A report of the 1931-38 annual Roll Call in this city will be announced tomorrow following a check up by Doyle Henderson, chairman of the Blythevllle roil call, and Mr. Keeser. Mrs. Belle Hastings, 72, Dies At Home oi Son S|»ts closed steady at 882, up 3. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 11 (UP)— Cotton futures closed steady today, off two points to three points higher. open high low close 864 86t 863 863 Mrs. Belle Hastings, long time resident of this city, died at two o'clock Hits morning at tlie home of her son, Ben P. Darby, In the Recce community, she had been ill since Christmas when she suffered a stroke of paralysis. She was 72 years of age. Funeral services will b e held Wednesday morning, ten o'clock, at the Darby residence with Cobb Pu- neral home in charge of hmer«! arrangements. The Rev. M. R. Griffin, Dell, and the Rev. Eupha o. Beasley. pastor of the First church of the Nazarene, In Blythevllle. officiated. Mrs. Hastings, who was the wife of the latc J °hn Hastings, is also survived by a daughter, Mrs. W. P. Worsley, also of Recce. May July Chicago Corn 61 5-8 61 3-4 61 1-8 61 3-0 62 62 1-8 '61 5-8 61 7-B Jan Mar May Jul Oct Dec 876 882 888 892 897 876 882 888 893 887. 8 8 872 874 819 880 885 886 891 804 895 Spots closed steady at 882 unchanged. Suspends Negro's Fine a number of years. This bank has a capital stock of $150.000, nnd a certified surplus of $40,000, which with Its Increased undivided profits totals $234,000. Byrnes Takes Up Attack On Anti-Lynching Bill WASHINGTON. Jan. 11. (UP) — Senator James F. Byrnes (Dem., S. C.) charged In tlie senate today that the antl-lynching bill will create sectional hatreds and destroy the Democratic party. Byrnes took up debate on the fifth day of the filibuster against the lynch bill. Augusta Man Suicides At Hot Springs Hotel HOT SPRINGS. Ark., Jan. 11. (UP)—Roy K. Wood. 43, manager of the Augusta mercantile company at Augusta, Ark., shot and killed himself today. Wood had been ill for a month. His wife, 'daughter and two sons survive. Coroner J. P. Randolph investigated and returned a suicide verdict shortly after Wood died In his room at the Lee hotel. Cooler War Veteran Succumbs At Memphis COOTER, Mo., Jan. H,—Sidney Earl Chandler, World War veteran, died at the Veterans' hospital In Memphis at four o'clock ihis morning. Funeral arrangements are incomplete but services will be held at the Baptist churci here sometime tomorrow and burial will be made al Mount Zloi cemetery. Mr. Chandler, who served In the United States army and saw service overseas, had been in the hospital several times since his return from the army but had only entered the hospital at Memphis Friday. The. 49-year-old veteran, who had lived at Cooler all his l owned a shoe repair shop. was a native of Gibson county Tenn., and came here In 1900. He Is survived by his wife, Mr. Alpha Chandler, whom he married in 1950, five children. Durley, Joy, Imogens, Jack and Jltnmlc' Donald, his father and a brotho-. Allen, who reside In Oklahoma, and another brother, Jim, of Restor. Holt Funeral Home of Blythe- vllle, is In charge of funeral ar- i angements. Finds No Support For "Foul Jeff Roland Discusses Arch Lindsey, deputy sheriff, said today that no new clews had been uncovered in the mysterious fire at B. F. Hemingway's Big Lake store. which led to the death of the aged proprietor. • I While rumors of foul play were! prevalent in the Big Lake territory' | Lindsey said today he had not been ! able to find any evidence to sup- j port such a theory. Will Cooperate In Program To Revive Religious Interest Here For the tlrsl lime In the litsto-y of Blythevllle, mosl of tlie protestant denomination's and the Jewry arc lo cooperate In a program for Increased rcllgloiu Interest, which will be climaxed will evangelistic meetings held at the same time In seven local churches for two weeks before Eastci Sunday, April 17. Plans for this largest community religious program ever attempted were made In n meeting of tho Mtnlslcrin Alliance yeslcrdny nt the Flr.il Presbyterian Church when oillcci's for the new year were elected. The Rev. 11, Lynn Wnde, pastoi ot tlie First Methodist church was named president; the Rev Alfred Carpcnler, pastor of th First Baptist church, vice presi dent, and the Rev. S. H. Salmon pastor of the First Presbyterian church, secretary and treasurer. Although the plans are: tentative, pending final approval from the churches, the pastors were enthusiastic niter the program had been mapped out ^by the new officers, Dr.' Herman 'Pollack, rablil of the Temple Israel, the ilev. Eupha D. Beasley, pastor of lhe ; Firs.L Church of the Nazarene. the Rev. F. M. Sweet, pastor of the Lake Street Methodist church, and tho Rov. George W. Patterson, pastor of the First Christian church. The tentative program for consideration will begin Sunday, Jan, 10, which is the beginning of the National Week of Prayer. The following week, a special deiiomln- lional educational program will be started, which will bo continued In etich of the cooperating churches until February 20, when a special training course will oe given for census takers. A complete religious census of Blythevllle will be taken Sunday, March sixth. Tlie two weeks from March 20 to April third will be spent In an enlargement campaign in an of- fort to enroll all members of churches, not Identified with local congregations, in church nnd Sunday school here. Tlie seven evangelistic meetings between April third and April :7 will be conducted by widely known leaders In the various churches. Decree Against Gasoline Tax Collection Suspended LITTLE ROCK, Jan. 11.—Federal Judge Thomas C. Trimble Jr. entered a formal order yesterday setting aside a decree Issued Thursday, -"- -*'niriif (he slate from collecting gasoline taxes on gasoline brought "no tne state by buses on quantities greater than 20 gallons. The case Is that of Dixie Greyhound Lines Inc. vs. M. z. McCarroll, as state revenue commissioner. Revenue Commissioner Mc•" R»nArtsl Carro " eslunated 'he state might itcpuiiBj Jose a, much as $ 200000 Qnnua u y y the tax could not be collected. Sheriff's Party Reaches Wreckage of 111-Faled Luxury Liner BOZEMAN, Mont. Jan. 11. (UP) —Forest rangers and ranchers tc^ day removed the burned and broken bodies of (en men, hilled when! n Northwest Airlines luxury liner crashed and burst into names duv- Ing a bllraard In rugged BrWger canyon. Tlie remains of the two pilots mid eight passengers aboard tho wrecked plane were hauled ori sleds three and one half miles lo the Alfred Nlkles ranch. From there they were to lie removed .to n mortuary here. ->.; A light snow nnd steady breeaj today contrasted with the swirling bltaai'd which enveloped tha canyon last nijjhl. Sherlif Loflilt Wcstlake, who with Coroner Howard Nelson s'j-- pervlscd removal of. tlie bodlai, said tins plane was "torn up" something fierce. ••; "All but one of the bodies .lira's burned so you couldn't recognize them," he said. On the scene for a preliminary Investigation of tlie disaster were J. A. Nee, district technician for (lie bureau of air commerce, J. T. Tollbridge, assistant to Nee, R. U Smith, Northwest Airlines invest^ gator, and Albert Olsen, pilot for the airlines. The - passengers and crew list, given oiit by the airline: 1 In addition to Nick. Mamer, pilot, and F. W. West/ co-pilot, both of Spokane, Northwest Airlines reported tho ship carried: O. A. Anderson, Spokane, Wash. D. McKay ,thc Hudson Bay Co.; Wlnlpeg, Canada. .-.. L. Levin, Biitte, Mont. •',;Waller Ton, postoffice Inspector, St. Paul, Minn. •' W. E. Borgenhelmer, Basin. Mont. Al H. Croonrmlst, Billings, Mont.,, state Ironic manager for Montana for' Northwest Airlines, Ted Anderson, St. Paul, mechanic iii the St. Paul shops of Northwest Airlines, TJie name of the other passenger was not* Immediately available. The 1 plane was flying from Se> little lo Chicago via Minneapolis. Its next stop would have been at Billings, Mont. :• : At Spokaiie, Ernest Code, Northwest Airlines traffic official, reported the last message picked up from the plane at 2:05 p. m . said- Cruising at 9,000 feet with everything O. K. 55. Mrs. Myrtle Humphries Succumbs At Dyess DYESS, ArkTiln. 10.-Mrs.-' Myrtle Alalne Humphries, 54, died Friday at Uio home of her son, Harold. Mrs. Humphries had been In 111 health for the past six years, but was only confined to her-bed eight days. She Is survived by four sons, Harold, Vernon and Eunice Humphries, all of Dyess, and Norvln Humphries who is stationed at Ft. McClelland, Anls- ': ton, Ala. Tlie funeral was held at : the First Christian church In ' Nashville, Saturday, January '8 The Rev. Mr. Beagle, pastor, conducted services and burial was In, i the cemetery at Noslirtlle, .- : "Lionism" With Lions I Jeff Roland was the principal speaker at the weekly luncheon . meeting of the Lions Club today at For ParJontr On Rnad l. he Hottl Noble - TlMy-two mem- ror ranting Un KOaO. bers and one visitor. Jack Thro. - manager of the Rice-Stix factory, Parking on the highway could heard Mr. Roland's talk on Llonlsm have cost LJoyd Clayton $15 but Dr. Fred child, president of the his fine was suspended on good organization, presided behavior by Judge Doyle Hcnder- soil, in municipal court today. Siis- ( Movies Beckon Skating Girls pension ^vas recommended by the; VANCOUVER (UP) — several prosecuting attorney. Vancouver girl skaters will go lo men, charged with public Hollywood soon to flash their drunkenness either paid fines of $10 blades In "Everybody's Girl" star' or forfeited bonds of (hat ring sonja Henle. and Jack Dunn, amount. Olympic skating stars, Roosevelt Asks Business Leaders To Meet With Him WASHINGTON, Jan. 11. (UP)— Leaders of five of the nation's largest Industries were summoned to the White House today to meet .with President Roosevelt at 5 p.m! for a thorough discussion of business conditions. President Roosevelt sent telejra- VaudeviHe Girl Trying Showmanship in Business CLEVELAND (UP) — Tricks Of showmanship work with equal sue- r"*""™ wooseveit cess on the stage and In business, P] Uc «»?««JnYltta» according to Marjorle Lee Maxwell, attractive stenographer, who wt'li- W0 f formerly was half of a vaudeville dance team. The other half was her husband, Bobby Maxwell. When he died, "•-«'.. Mrs. Maxwell left the stage for ident" business, where she found "people and cJlby'chTsteZc^'rnwnorthe like a good show, too." '• •• -»"- • "I try to give them a good act all the time," she explained. the board of the National Steel corporation; M. w. clement oi Philadelphia, president of the pennsyl- Brown. pr or the o« nera i corporation, and head of the national association of manufacturers. Dismisses Suit To Halt School Fund Loan LITTLE ROCK, Jan, U. (UP)'— ' Chancellor Frank Dodge today dismissed the suit oi w. M. Walls and four others seeking to prevent a loan from being taken from the permanent school 'furids-for construction of a new school for the blind here. C. L. Pearce, searcy attorney representing the instigators of the suit, said he would carry the suit to tho state supreme court. ' Negro Hurt Attempting To Board Moving Truck LTJfXORA, Ark., "jan, ! 11. _ Tom Price, negro, sustained lacerations about the head Mid minor bruises when lii :fell while. attempting to climb aboard a moving truck, between the trailer and the cab, here today. The IrAlier was loaded with cotton pickers. The driver was exonerated of blame by officials. Price is a farm hand on the waiter Driver farm. WEATHER Arkansas—Cloudy, probably rain in east portion, colder In extreme northwest portion tonight. Wednesday mostly cloudy, much colder. Memphis and vicinity — cloudy, probably light rain tonight and Wednesday. Lowest tcrmepature tonight, 42 to 46; colder Wednesday. The maximum temperature here yesterday was 45, minimum 31, parl- !y cloudy, according to Samuel Nprrls, official weather observer.

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