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Served bu the United Press THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST AKKANRAS AN., snT^^Tn.'^. ^ ^ ' -™-^ » » ^ NORTHEA81' ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MI83OUUI VOL. XXIX—NO. 1G3 Blythcvllle Daily News. Blylhevlllc Herald. Mississippi Valley Leader. Dlylhevllic Courier. I?1,YT1IKV11.I,K, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, SKl'TRMHKK '•>•! 19T> DEMOCRATIC VICTORY SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS FARM AID Would Ral Deac! Than Disobedient She Tells Officers. Mrs. Boiah TakisTurn Kor Worse E. Idaho, So»:. 24. tUP)- |j IH H lf| J fllllam E. liorah, I!;? Idaho lilllHHi U Swim noiSE. Mrs. William i i"?llClt01" S \VlI-t Vi 1. J IS Mill (.TlIllS Report Notes Sustained • f™" 1 ' Mrrat '"'"•'"" »'™ v » *t?a:i- I T n ' I ^ worse since midnight and this I improvement IJunilu the' afternoon Is In a critical coiullllon Past Seven Weeks. m ,.,., c ,;., 0 10»ICSSIVC TRUMANN, S;pt. 21. (UP)-- A mother's st;U?m?nt that "I \v;ulsl rather have my baby dead than ii obedient," prompt?; olficeis question the woman the seccnd time today In connection wiih t'c death of her son. allegedly wiilp]K i to death by his step-father. Meanwhile the woman's sscafid husband. Herman Le'duetter, 31, a fanner, was transferred to the county jail at Jonesboro for safe keeping from Harrisburg, wr.ere he i'.-ar held on a warrant charging mil der in the first degree. Sheriff's deputies allege that thr child, Lee Powell, 29 months old. died from .wounds inflicted by the step-father with a lash used n driving a team of mule's. He whipped the child, he said, ifccaus? "he wouldn't.stay out of my way." Chief Deputy sheriff c. T. Sullivan, who airssied the farmer, questioned the young mother late yestere'ay. "T don't blame Herman." he Quoted her as saying. "If the child -i~"v*u 111:1 «^ Baying. A1 l(1 j cima nnt:ii i.i.u ucii:, W1JNUU1 £\1. urus- wouldn't stay out ot Herman's way venor. Jr., sen of the wealthy and he should have teen whipped." Father Killing Gets Life for Demented Son LANCASTER. WU., Sept. 21. (UP) —A father who confessed h; killed his eight year o!d son by beating his head with a stone becausc-"the little fellow was ofl in his. head ana didn't have a chance in the world," was 'sentenced today to life' Imprisonment. ~Hte plea of guilty was tisard in circuit court and Judge Sierman E. Smalley ordered that he ue taken to prison before night. The boy's body was found in a snallo»- grave of stones and leaves on the farm nwnei by the father Will Keehner, 40. A search was made after neighbors nDtic:d the boy, Martin, was not playing about the farm as usual. Lutheran School Has 23 Students Enrolled The Pilgrim Lutheran Christian Day school, which o^ncci Wcin:s- day. now has an enrollment of 23 students irom tii? first through th3 eighth grades. The Rev. H. J. Kleindienst. pastor of the local congregation, is principal of the school. H. Bade of St. Louis, superintendent of the Lutheran schoDls in the western district, has b^n in Ihe eity .several dnys assisting in Ihe opening of tire new Institution. The school is located across (he street from the church in a hitl.1- i"j purchased fram C. .M.- Gray. ir Ynr\- N5T,V YORK, Sept. 24. (UP1-- Ccttcr. c!os;d steady at an advance of 11 to 14 patal.i. Open High Low Close '35 751 733 750 HI 760 740 756 151 772 751 752 170 701 713 734 717 730 747 123 Jan Jl}| y ° ct Uec - 764 774 730 743 ..... -nots closij citiiet at an advance t '0 !>Dlnl5. N 'EW ORLEANS. Sept. 24. (UPI —<-o:ion closet! steady. Open High Ly,\ Jan. Mar May July on. 735 .... 742 ••-. 752 .... 761 ••-. "20 .... 730 i closed s 150 759 76D 780 733 746 Close 750 753 763 778 730 742 points v.li Closing Stoch- Price* i 1-8 A - T. and T. ... Anaconda Copper . Auburn Colcnilllar" Tractor" Chrysler ... Cities Service Ccca Cola .." Continental Baking" . General Electric . "20 General Motors . 1070 Middlewest Utilities '"" u5 Monlgotnery Ward New York Central Packard . Ravages of the disease hmj weakened her heart, Dr. Rnlph . her physician, said today. U this heart, condition uhlcli Is tin- publicun Seen ;is Demo-' cratic Rccruil. ! Rose Hoban, niios; Broadway ;tatie career led to a Hollywood :or|lract, will be leading !ady in i real marriage scene in October when she wctb William M. Gros. ., socially prominent scientist. Predicts Home State Will Give President Courteous Reception. WASHINGTON, Sept, 24 (UP)— Belief that the people of lo\va will grant President Hoover a ccurtcous hearing when he goes to Des Moir.es lo speak October 4 was voiced today by H. E. Spangler, Republican national comnilt- teeman for Iowa. Although leaders of thc farmers icvolt in Iowa have announced) plans for a large demonstration ] lo Impress their grievances on President Hoover, Spanglcr said he did net expect thc demonstration to become scr;ons. He arrived here uday to discuss arrangements for the trip with Mr. Kcover. b?!ng a White House gncrt ever the week-end. first lime Ihis year improvement in industrial and financial •'Ctiillies has been msliilncil over p 'even-weeks periotl. The report for August and the first three weeks of September •t wed hoarding t'.v.indliiij, fac- orv empiDymeiit imprrjvii:^, building contracts und hului'-rial production volume more lhan ihe usual amounts. In aildition the survey said me •e\el ct wholesale prices was hold- n the summer advance, national gold sleek continuing to grow, and freight handled by railroads ic casing, where last year a decline occurred. Adverse factors Included a Undine In August automobile production and failure of steel and lumber to show seasonal gains during [he month. However steel production rose in September. The textile industry led the way In one phase of the improvement, thc boara's report showed. Cotton, Hoclens. silk and uyoii mills mployeil more men and had a hcauer output, helping bring about a two per cent increase in general activity. Car Li: i dings t'ji WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 (UP)— Car loadings of revenue freight lost week reached their highest peak since December 12, 1931, In the week ending September 17. The leadings totaled 587,302 cars, tic- vrding to the -'car . service division of the American Hallway as- fcclatlon. The figure represented an increase cl 85,437 cars over the preceding week. DES MOINES. loiva. 'UP>— Leaders of the Holiday association do to confer Sept. 24 Farmers not enrc President Hoover when he i3 in Des Moines for his Petition MacDonald f o r Action Which Would End Gandhi's Fast. POOJJA, India, Sep.'. 24. (UP)— Ths unMucoables ar.d high caste Hindu IsaJers petitioned Prime Minister Rnm.say MacUonald by cable today to withdraw tlie govern- campaign address October 4. Milo mcnt's settlement of communal vot- Rer.o, president of the association, j ing so Mahatma M. K. Ganthl said tcdav. Memphis Liquor Agents o • p- . „ . Ulr " mango tree in t;:e prison ya Seize Sugar and Meal Slovri 5' starving to death m pr —.__ . j ts - s t against the government's se j might end his "fast unto death." Agreeing after hours of frenzied negotiations while Gandhi lay under a mango tree'in the prison yard ME.MPHfS. Sept. 24. lUPJ-Fed- eral prohibition agents raided the Lippman Brothers warehouse here tcday and moved the entire wholesale contents, valued at $25,000, to the federal building. Headed by Captain E. A. Larkin deputy prohibition administrator, five agents descended 011 Ihe pl.ic?. checked up on the contents of sugar, meal, rubter hosing, thousand? Of new five gallon tins, and charcoal, then started moving the en-. tire contents to thc fci:ral build- i ing. • ' . . set- theii are now working desperately to, save her, Until a surlc°cn relapr? late las', nit'ht Mrs. Borah was considered . Serum which htul been rushed by plane from Washington jrrfvetl n! 2:35 a.m. and was promptly a<l- j in icy con- > LEflSE 15 ILLEGM. tJACHA.MlWfO, Oil.. Sfpl. LM. ''. <Ul>i—J'owibtlily Unit U S. Sena-! tor Hiram W. Jolmson may n^-.iln ! ilraw the line of pro.jmslvhm in I Hie rants ol C.xliformn Republicans, Urns dellvirlng thc state to K.-ank- ! lln D. Roosevelt, was irxprjs 1 ;?.! by '. observers today as the Republican *!»to rent ml committee ajwucd Its crganlzulion meeting. Ifccsevelt's bid Ij Johnsoti to red nbonnl the Koosevelt prr.ildeiUial band wagon, and JohiiFon':; cor:'lal icply that the ni'tu3:nitlc mnil- nce's attitude lowaul progresotvlsm MBS In shm-[> nnd pleasing contra?', lo that of President Hoover, alarmed conservative party leader. 1 ;. Al- tl.ouph It was felt Johnson might not publicly announce his sitpuait of, Uooscvclt, it was bsllcvcd his continued, expressions of good will . might influence many JohiiiMi fol- a S e lowers toward the New York gov- Decision in Manila May Also Affccl Hand-i €raor: I- { n IP ' . I Pr °8 rcssi vl5m hus not been ail Is- llllg Ol Usceola LoilVlctS sue among Republicans of Callfor- "!a since the election of Gov. c. C. There is no legal provision for j Young In 1020. but old alliances Ihe leasing of municipal or town, formed by Johnson in l!)io an all misoncrs to 'a private contractor only an issue to brim; them flam- Circuit Judge O. E. Keck held j Ing to life. this morning in ordering the re- j ' Him of two prisoners, sent from EN ROUTE TO LOS ANGELES Manila to Urinkley Brothers fnnn,, Sept. 24. (UP)—Cn.mpilgn advisors ^authorities of the town. j io:lay assured Gov. Franklin "n. .. The court's ruling was. handed down iu a hearing here this moru- inj on a petition for a writ of Roosevelt tt-.al fresh , , awnlted him In southern Californiii Badly Hurt When Auto HitsWagon Ward l-\ilks. 4D, of Porlagevllte. Mo., LS in a ci'llii-nl condillon at tli; Illydievllli! liosjillal from injuries received wlien u c.u in wlilch he ! was ildhiB crasiisil into a wagon en ; Illghwny til, mar Purlngevlllc, last I'VJlks had not refined conscioiu- ness early this afternoon. He sustained 11 .severe cut on Ihe right eyj ! and bruises besides n troctiirod fkull. His companion, liob Wlliw, ot Caruthcrsvlllc. Crlver of thu car, was slightly Injuictl. ^'I'r.o accident occurred atwul 10 o'clock last night Just outside Par- 'aBcvllle. The car .itriick n cotton •neon. Apparently the driver of the Can yon remember vfny tack Ihe New York Hippodrome was p'.:tiing on tlie "rtlvlnt' Venus" spectacle and Annette Kellcrnum was flrsl nml meet [nmous of balh- Ing beauties? Well, here she Is lo- nfler his i>oltttcal pains in the] ( ' a ^—Mrs. James Sullivan now — habeas corpus to secure the re- i northern portion of tii" s'ato I as n cumeranmn Interrupted, her lease of Bill Jollff and Clyde \ Nolhlni? short of i nWipiV mir stro11 °» ">= Chumps Elysec. Paris. Joliff, brothers, from the private | acle ' ' "' f risen farm. The two brothers! i] I(! '_„„,,,„ were net givon their freedom] nee's triumph but were ordered returned to Man- • Tl'.e two men were sent to the county farm on Sept. 1G under •crms of a comma recently sign- by Manila town authorities, whereby their prisoners would ' be I uorted on the private farm. They had teen'com ictcd of misdemeanor offenses in Manila mayor's court. Thc JolifT brothers were the first prisoners sent to the Brinkleyi farm From Manila under thc new | convict leasing contract but the! Erlnizley farm has :cascii prison- j ers from the city of Osceola, In | I i r> i A I • i> MIC lower end of Mississippi I Jchiison Brands Admiral s county, for some time. PiisDnvrs are also leased from the adjoining county of PoliiEclt. Under (he court's ruling this morning it is! possible that similar action in be-j INDfA.VAPOLiS S-pt 24 (UP) half cf prisoners sent to the j-National Commanrer Louis A i farm from Osceola may be In-1 Johnson of the American L^ion MlllItCQ. I rl «„.!.-] i _ J _ .. . I . .. . . . ' REPLIES TO SIS signation a "Publicity „ . 6tUllt. court. tlcir.cnt, the leaders cabled new found harmony, hoping thai MacDonald would Immediately re- ! scind his action. I The proposed new settlement was beiievcd to be acceptable to Gandhi. ^ail to Shake Artist's Story of Model's Death WAsrrr;vGTON, sept. 24. (UP;— Detectives endad a three-hour grilling of young George Spcldol. postal clsrk and amateur artist, early today without shakin? his otorv t'">t awoke on a houseboat on the - o ••>- "iiv^c UM a iiuusirooat on tnc to U. S Via Alaska Poiomllc a "d found the body of Syl. « u •»•»'*»** ,, T3<-u'L"lTi «t= __II_L>_ 1_> . va Hockln, 25. artist's model. han ? MEMURO. Japan, Sent 24 (UP) '" B tr °! n , thc Balle >' rail -Echiro Baba, Japanese' pilot at-! M ? 5lllcl 1'i theor >' ln thc (cmptlni! a non-stop f)i 3 ht of 2,670 ' a RK " n miles from Sabishlro Beach to N'oti-.c. Alaska, passed over Nemuro at :CO A. M., Friday, nylng against i decreasing head winds. It was I wculd reach Nome, his first was strei., ,. day as Investigators shaped tc- i their i *„ . „„, , ,, , . | denied tcday that Admiral William An appeal to thc state supreme s. Sims. Unitsd States navy re- )url. ,s antlcipatert because cf! tired, was an honorary member of Ihe precedent set by the ruling, | the Legion, nnd declared his r-" which is apparently the first de-1 lotion m , , pSblleltf sfufu sinu^ T' ", " Ca5C °' In " lcttcr recelre " ^ John« n Hanfconi smlth^i •' :Ri ", iltlolml n«<1.1Mrtsrs today Sims pearrf ^n^Vto^J&BT j K^wn^Tlte ^cn^'- V a ho land was attorney fo,- cause of "the action on th" "mm Roy Brinklcy and Henry Brlnklev. In Its rec-.i' mihni^'.J •' Aerators of the convict farm, ami ! at a time o^.a n di?t^ ' car S ed" U r d \ 3 ",,Z d ^ Co0k - ^'| „'",e L^ion pUKd a 'Suia, ' ' M "" 1la - Idsmandlng immediate banns payment. M, V. Wrappe, Shawnee 'Village follows: Johnson's slatemen "The American L?gion is not au- ttiorizsd to accept r.oncrary mem- „,= ^v I J s ma Atim1 '^ Sims is in wrar liASSETr, Ark.—M. V. Wrapp?, | wh ^n he state., iliat the national c-- 70. died of pneumonia this morning E'lntzalion of the Legion made hi'-n at lib home on the Shawnee Vil- : nn honorary ir.emtir." laee farm. Funeral services will be j held Sunday, wilh Interment at I Proposed Park Will Chairman and Tcx- .. _ .1 cl d Statistician Make Inspection • Here. OSCEOLA, Arkj St|>l;. ?.4—W. F. Calendar, chairman: of 'the board cf crop statisticians which compiles thc cotlon crop estimate released monthly .by the Bureau of Crr:;) Estimates, spent yesterday In Mississippi and adjoining counties making field Inspeclkms and gathering data which will be used in the compilation of the report to be released October 8. Mr. Calendar was accompanied by P. H. Whitaker, statistical for the state of Texas, who is en route to Washington, where lie will ifitj ns one ol the three field cl.ilistlci.ins which the law requires shall form the majority cf the board of five members who re lease the monthly report. Three different fl6l<l ir.cn are called inlo ihc Washington office for cact report. Mr. whitaker will be t member of the board itetermin mj the October report. Mr. Whitnker, who has been field statistician in Texas for the past seven years and during that :tl:nc has been L-inaced also In rc- wa Will Driver and Brooks Hays Also Sf>eak at Party ' Rally Here. •'.:'.- J-';ir;n ctvucrs rany liope for relief frcm their inoiigaKC niiti drainage tax burdons through-Ilia election ne.st November 8 of 'ii Democratic congress' nnd president; Senulor Joe T. Rolilnson dcclsred In the principal address at; ai Deinccratlu rally held last night In the city auditorium. ••'..'.._•,.. wagon was uiilnjiiKtl " Othtr s|:i>aktirs were Brooks Hajrs; Aihansns mciuber of the Dcmo- ct.itlc initlonn) committee, Vho appealed for funds to help assure HcoscvL'lt-Garncr victory, and Rep. W. J. Driver, who declared that vctcrs of Arkansas, having :leancd house nt Little Rock, .owe 11 lo themselves to do everything In their power to obtain "n new deal rind a new day" by Ihe elec- lion cf a Democratic national ud- Ucmocratic Leaders o( Six '"""siraiion. Aprxil fnr Funds -•>•• I.«.it nlsht's meet hit; iol!o»'erl"«i ••" ' conftrtnce at the Hotel Counties Attend Conference Here. Democratic leaders of six north- cast Arkansas counties met with Brooks Hays, stale canimlltrcninu, Senator Joseph T. Robinson nixl other party leaders at thc Hotel Nohle Friday afternoon to plan n drive for funds to push Hie nct- llonti! Democratic campaign. |t was In the nature of a "love feiisl" with dividing lines wllhlu thc party brushed aside as speaker after speaker urged financial and moral support of the party. Enthusiasm of tlie assembled party lenders mounted as Senator Robinson. Congretsman W. J. Driver and Judge .Marlon Futrell, gov rrnor-rlcet. urged Vigorous ' . In behalf of the Ifcmocrntlc ticket with, thc warning that if the parly falls to triumph this fall. Its future ... as u national party Is very doubtful. Holdlrig that Democrats should learn n lesson from their Republican foe s and Insist on financial support, of thc party ticket, by prospective applicants for federal Jobs. Congressman Driver hinted tliat party members dreaming of post- office appointments In event of Democratic victory should tot enroll . their Irlbullons names to the list cause. ot con Senator Robinson and Governor-elect Fut'?!! indicated that If all the ap- pllcanio for help or Jobs would subscribe to the party's campaign fund Us financial worries would be short-lived. Mississippi county's quota was set (it $1875, considerably in excess of any oilier county in Uils ctislrlct. Including Crai?head, Poln- sctt, Clay, Greene' and Crltlendcn. Cecil Shane of this city was named chairman of thc fund drive In Mississippi county and Roy Penis Senator ,tour of of Jonesboro was named dlstrlcl chnirmnn. T. J. Mtihnn, chairman of thc! Mississippi county mlttec. opened the 50 men Hobia In (lie afternoon at which Mr. Hajs. Judge Driver, Senator Robinson and Judge J. M. FulreU, nominee for governor, presented lo Democratic leaders of northeast Arkansas n program for • raising funds lor aic in thc nation*! campaign. Hoy Penl.x of Jonesboro has been named -district chairman of tlie money raising campaign, and Cecil Shane cf Bly- thcvllle and Frank Barham of Oscecln head the organization lo raise Mississippi county's ouota, of »1,815. . ' Sharlnj with' the speakers trie applause of last night's audience was Joe Wlrgca ol Little Rocic »ri(l.'hls Arkapws Hillbillies, who drew music'of'"sorts from" wash'-' boards, Insect spray guns, kitchen spoons—from-almcst everything, in ittct, except musical Instruments. They arc accompanying Robinson on a ten-day thc slate. •: r •• Kcostyclt Slaiijlne Dr«taa([c Tai SItf.ition Scimltir Roblnscn 'sa;,"^lRit!ohe Democratic party Is committed to nndlng'n methcd of helping farm- era who are threatened with .loss of their property because of trfclr Inability In this time.of depression to meet mortgage obligation;;, and that he had' placed-U> rhe liaii<!i! of Governor Roosevelt full infofmation concerning .tig; dlfllcullles faced by drainage dis- tr.cc pro]»rty owners, with the request that the Democratic"! noln"- Inee sludy thc matter. He expressed confidence that once h6~lie- cams Informed concerning the situation Governor Roosevelt would give his approval to thc Glenn- Smith drainage tax relief-^plan which failed at the last -session cf congress Lccause of the •opposition of President Hoover. ,,',. Protkm Is Difficult •••••: The refinancing ot farm "rh'oft- to vvllh nss in thc cotton area, was| session. About . * Including the following from other counties: Houston Johnson. Joe C. Barrett and Roy Penl.x of Craigbead county. Peck RItcr, Bill Gatz, Earl Bceten, R. w. Merriwetither. Frank rman o c central com- i g " BSS ' Senator Robinson said. Is an cxce , . . Ra ' le nll(1 Jlla S c of Greene 5 ........ .,.-. ,u INL- tunuii uiea was Icr a number of years (he county 1 2" ln . ty> J ' B ' Dlakemore. Judge a French. A. Snerrl nnH n Basset t cemetery. Mr. Wrappe, a former resident of Missouri, came to Mississippi county In 1915 as farm manager for R. E. Lee, Wilson and won a reputation as one of th? b;st farmers cf fat in demonstration agent, for the Chlci:asawta district of this county, where he Is well known. Mr. Vvhitaker Is. accompanying French, A. Snecd and O. C. Grlder of Clay county, J. G. Duboard of Polnsctt county, R, n. Wheeler. C. H. Bond and Howard Curlln of Crittenden county. .the county. In recent years !:» has ' been farming for himself nnd at month the time of his death he was c;ier- thai - - , ,Mr. Cn!ei:d.1r on Ihc present loin- Be Onrn Fw>nr Si.n^,,l cf Tcxr ' s - Oklahoma. Louisiana, _ oe upcn tvery Sunday M i!S=lll .,. Arkansas. Tennessee and Two Sustain Broken ,•,„••.,_ ,, ' Kcnliickv. nathering data for the • -walker Grove, proposed city'octohcr report", park-, will be open to the public] They were Joined in Blythevilli; isst ni-jlit by Mrs. Whitaker. where , e puc (o.Tiorrow aftt-rnocn and every Sunday afternoon throughout this B. Reid. evidence for n coroner^ Inquest. The girl's relatives who hurrljci He b sun ' iv cd by his widow, two -.„ a part of lage farm. Shawnee Vil- and of next the the movement for the purchase c! the grove as a public here from New York, revealea that ' d!ni S hfers . Mr «. Leo Brelnhelseii o.'i estimated' thaV"the" J'apanesV nver ia slslcr ' Beatrl ". hanged' herself! c ' 1po GifnrdsDu. Mo., nnd Mrs. N ' -- '„ i 1 ' 1 Ma >'. 19 28. « Beggs of Illmo. Mo.; two 501 1 Pnp'Hol w-IIU n.u in., — . . tThnmac r'^l,,^»Ki« \r- _.. , - park, announccti trday. Air. RdJ iirjcs that residents of IS 3-8 .. Simmons Bod s ' Standard cf N. J. '.'. ..... Texas Corp ...... ' '.-ctcd stop In a flijth!. from Tokyo ~ lf set _ " • •;••"• "™ uiciiiiieiseii o» i "". "nj »rjcs mat residents of Capo Glrardsau. Mo., nnd Mrs. No-; Blythevllle who have not alrcndv ' ra B flone nf TII~_ **- - • i ••' > •'-- - ".ivo^j , |Thon Hl-2i to Oakland, Call., "in 31 hour. ss j_4 he mainlained the speed he II 3-4 ' lcre from Tokyo. 20 1-4 4 3-4 103 Chinese Insurgents Capture Tsitsihar HARBIN, Manchuria, Sept. 24. (UP)—Chinese insurgents revolting against the n;w Manchukito government have captured Tsitsihar. northernmost stronghold of the Japanese, according to advices re- , ceived here today, The Japanese drive which result- ed in capture of Tsltslham start;;! just a year ago. Speldel, a-lth whom Miss Rockln j Thomas . Columbia, Mo..' and" j">ss"' l:ac been living on Ihe hoiaetoit Wllson : a brother. Seth, who lives said that lie awakened to find the on Islaild 37 ' Rnd tw <> sistsrs who girl hanging from a rafter nail ' '" Callt< "-nla. ins, v 'iewcd the proposed park Jobless Father Kills Family, Shoots Self WILMINGTON, Del, Sept 24 (OP)-Geor S e S. Hart, unemployed fcr many months, today shot and killed his wife, Laura 45 sons, Wtlbu his own head. his 21. Leigliton Brings Suit fo Collect Insurance H. Leigliton. op;rator ot a soc- agalnsi the Camden'Fire Insurance association, seeking to collect in- ice on household goods sa!;! to .. . been destroyed in the nre I'otm- said tun fomiu u , de!ltn - ^Bhton would enforce pavmcnt ncd a c^bra^'S,^^": ^WT^ 1 ^±^' tnke so , .-,. u . bH JJ.t.n. Ih? first opportunity to do „-. A concerted drive for the money neccssaiy to purchase the p.irk will not start until the latter part ll'.ey wcie guests of Dr. and Nfrs. I. R. Johnson. Nfr. Whitaker and Mr. calendar left for Washing- Ion early this morning. Mrs. Whitaker vill remain fcr a two week's visit with Mrs. Johnson. Atlanta Grafters Are Freerl From Chain Gang; ..... , lu i ^, U ri until me latter part ATIjANTA . Ga., Sept. 24 (UP)— of ne.vt «-cek, Mr.-Reid snlrt h,;t mc " convlcled °" charges of many subscriptions" arc comiiW Ini r ' lft S rcwlI1 B ollt of an "phe.ival vcluntarlly or through Individual '" A " a . n '^ Clty hil " werc rc!eMccl r^n^ji^ti... ,._ ... .. •••«•« iwnrti £nn nrnhnUnn trriiii ft-Avn n «K A <« bur who was 13 today, * "«tin inun iu^i\i , solicitation. Indicating a strong) r-ublic interest In the matter. V/ood Alcohol Claims 23 Lives in New York NKW YORK, Sepl. 24. (rjp)_ Dcalh toll from wood alcohol sold fide has readied 23 sir.cn Moiiifiy! Eight died yesterday. Police arc Investigating, ion probation tcday from a chain gnnj after serving approximately half of their four-year sentences. Harry York, former councilman, and Jack While, hl s former busl- r.c:s associate In a brokerage firm •ilvr-h handled material for city contracts, were allowed their freedom on an order signed by Judge John n. Humphries who presided Ankles in Accidents Mrs. o. E. Keck of this city and Mrs. J. w. Robertson of the Raney colony, west of Blytheville sustained similar Injuries In ncci- denU yesterday. Both fell and broke small nnklc bones. Mrs. Keck, wife of Circuit Judge p. E. Keck, slipped and fell at Ihe Keck tiorr.e. 810 Wc=t Main about 6 o'clock last night. An examination revealed that a small bone In tfle left ankle had been broken. Mrs. Robertson was brought to the Blythcvllie hospital where she was reported resting well today An x-ray picture of Mrs. Keek's ankle B-os made at the hospital, rcveatlr.e the fracture. . at their trials. V/iiKo v.as said to be suffering ill health and a serious eye In- fecttcn necessitating *n ep«r»tlon, ' . cxce<!nll| ely large problem, requlr- ing approximately $5.000,000000 in addltlonaj credit. He declared, however, that a Democratic adrnlnls- tratton headed by Governor Roosevelt, would make every eRcrt~to work out a plan. The matter of tax relief for drainage areas preseiKs fewer difficulties, and Senator Robinssn Indicated confidence of Its prompt achievement ones a ne-.v administration Is Installed at Washington The Gl:nn-3mlth bill, w,:leh he successfully engineered Ihrcugh the j senate only to have It bfcckjd'fn ' the house through ths opposition of President Hoover, will te revived and with the approval of the p:3sl- dcnt W0 uld be virtually certain of adoption. H would give drainage districts a five year holiday from principal and interest payments, nnd after that would offer lower Interest rate* and principal payments spread over a longer period of years, thus permitting reduced tax rates. Job Is Kot Finished Representative Driver appeal^ to trw voters to continue the good work started In the recent Democratic state primary by doing every- -Contlntied on pnae three) R. F. C. Grants Illinois $5,000,000 Relief Loan WASHINGTON, Sept. 24. <UP>The Reconstruction Finance corporation today granted a relief irw of $5,000.000 to Illinois to relieve destitution In Chicago and 51 coun- ti** of tin title. WEATHER Arkpnsns—Partly cloudy tonight and Sunday. Warmer in n:rth- wcsl portion Sunday. According to the official weather I observer, Charles Phillips jr., the maximum temperature here yesterday was 77 degrees and trie minimum 53 degrees, clear. Tod»y a year ngo thc maximum t?mperaturj was 92 degrees and the minimum 74 de- grwi, cloudy.

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