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Blytheville, Arkansas
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VOLUME XXXIV—NO. 280. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST AWKANBAH .xrr, o™™™.o~ ...„—, THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SODTIIEA8T MISSOURI ___ Blythevllle Courier Blythevtlle D»ily News ~ - ~" --- Blythevllle ner>ld Mississippi Valley_Ueadw HM'TIIKVILU-;!, ARKANSAS, K1UDAY, FRHRUAHY ]8, 191 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CJBNTi LOUISIANA TORNADO KILLS TWENTY FIVE IHE STflTE SEI iii imm '1 dilative Figure Is Releas- wl; To Hold Quota Vole March 12 eb , 8 (up) _ Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace, placing the new Ion? range crop control program Into action today assigned production allotments and marketing quoins lot 1938 cotton and (obacco production. He fixed acreage allotments tor cotton at approximately 20,384,000 acres, compared with 34,383^000 acres planted last year. The national marketing quotas proclaimed for the 1338 crop of flue-cured tobacco was 105,000,000 pounds. The quota for dark tobacco was 145.000,000 pounds. The 1937 flue-cured crop was 850.000,000 pounds ami the dark crop was lf""iO(-"0 pounds. The allotted cotton acreage. Wallace estimated, will yield a crop ot 10.129.000 bales. Based on an average yield per acre for the past 10 years acreage allotment will be established for each individual farm. Two Cents a round I'eiialty Farmers planting in excess of acreage allotments will he penalized. A penalty of two cents a pound will be 'imposed on cotton grown on excess acreage. Wallace said that surplus supplier of cotton and tobacco make reductions next year necessary to protect farmers against further price declines. The supply of cotton this season lie said is about 25,000,000 bales, compared with a "normal supply" of 18.200.000 bales. The 18.746,000-bnle 1937 crop established an all-time record, pilinp up a carryover which . Wallace said will amount to ab'out 12,000.000 bales Five "Flying Fortresses" Arrive At Buenos Aires BUENOS A1KES, Argentina, FVIj IB (UPJ—Five giant United Stales iirmy planes, known as "(lying fortresses", rpared across Ihe Andes anil the Argentine pampas today and landed at this capital completing a G,300-mile flight im'ii Miami, Pin. ' ' ' Engine Trouble Grounds New York To Los Angeles Plane FORREST CITx" Ark.. Pel). 18 (UP)—The American Air liner passenger plane. Mercury, bound from New York to las Angeles, made a forced landing two and one hair miles from here today. Airline officials at Memphis said the ship was not wrecked anil no one was injured. Trouble in one of the plane's twin-motors forced the pilot Cupl Serman willard io bring the ship in with one motor, Ed Hurlbert. manager of the American Air Lines' Memphis office, said the plane landed at a government intermediate landing Held. The plane's landing gear was •epoitcd slightly damaged. Co-Pilot was First Officer C. C. urry and the stewardess was liss G. Chlldress. There were 10 aboard. . ..... Tehtal We ngiirWxSfS 1 938 staU cotton acreage allotments and 1937 planting by states include: 1038 1937 flsiip allotments planting Arkansas 2,328,055 3.09G.OOC Missouri 362,818 537.000 Agriculture Department officials l"ivp fenlntively set March 12 for a farmer vote on marketing controls for cotton and tobacco this year. Markets are over-supplied with both crops, they said, making n quota system necessary to prevent a further decline in prices. Quota.* may become effective under the new crop control law when two- thirds of the producers voting in national referenda approve. s.ntn.OOO Expected fo Vote Officials estimated that more Uian 2.COO.OOO farmers throughout the Sr»th "-outd be eligible to cast secret ballots on this question: '•Do von favor marketing quotas for cotton (or tobacco) in 1938?" If I wo- thirds of the farmers casting ballots vole -"Yes." the secretary will set up machinery to limit 1938 cotton .marketing to around 10.750.000 tales. The 1931 crop totaled 18.147,000 bales. The, election among cotton and tobacco growers will he conducted under direction of local farmer committees. Oftlclals said it wa? probable thai cotton farmers would not know the si?£ of their individual marketing quotas when they vote. They explained it would take "several weeks yet" to determine those quotas. Calcutta, capital of Bengal. India, has a population of more than 1.300.000. W€(Lt 1 T€LU YOU BY ~~ : BOB — - BURNS _ One of the most insincere things I've ever seen is the way some of these octrees greet each other when they meet at parties out here The other night, one of 'em met another one at a party and she fays. "Oh, hello, darling—you're looking so wonderful tonight—lion an' you?" And she walked up am gave the other one a big kiss. After a while. I look her to one side and I says. "Now. I want's know why you kissed her like that —I thought you didn't like her." The actress says, "I certalnlj don't like her—I hate her." I says. "Well then, why did you -.kiss her?" and she says, "Well don't you see how terrible her freckles show up on her chin where I kissed the powder off?" PBEO Sheridan Ashley^Recently Fined For Offense, Accused Second Time Sheridan Ashley, Armorel' farin- !', was released under $200 bond , md his trial set (or Tuesday after I le was an-ested about two o'clock ' his morning o n a charge of driv- ng while under the influence or Iquor. State Policeman Eddie D, Davlcj rad to shoot the tires off of Ashey's truck to stop him, he said .oday. Ashley, who was recently incil SlCO in municipal court on a similar charge, was chased by the officer from the outskirts of Bly- thevllle on Highway 61, north, lo Yarbro. before lie was stopped it was stated. Clarence Spratlin, . negro, was ilned five. dollars on u charge of 'allure to obey an officer's signal. Spratlin, who is the chauffeur for Mrs. R. E. Lee Wilson, was driving his own car in company with other negroes, when he failed to stop. Three ofllcers attempted to stop him as he passed the highway accident near Ihe airport Sunday night in which four were injured. Bennie Lavender was fined $10 alter he entered a plea of guilty to a charge of petit larceny. V. F. H D al Paliei-son, 21, Blames Liquor and 'Sirangers Me Befriended A drinking party was the cause of "II, sa!d Put Patterson. ••! v , ho Is in a critical comtiiion at. the lilyllicvllle hospital r,-om injures received when he was .severely cut last, night. The same reason is •.iven ">•' llirhard Scott of I'ortagoviHe Mo., who was found hidden in the Frisco railroad yard about one o clock this morning two hours after Patterson had lokl officers his story before he collapsed. "Bud" Adams, luka, Miss, who is said to have assisted Scott in the cutting, had not been round by officers this afternoon. Charges have not been filed against Scott, pending the outcome of Patterson's injuries. Mel at Bc«r 1'arlor According to ofllcers who investigated, Patterson and the other two men met at a beer parlor on West Ash street last night. Scott, 28-yenr-old one-armed man. nnd Adams told Patterson that they had missed a bus, and that they had no place (o spend the nlglit. Patterson offered the men iodgin^ and the three left the beer gardet" Patterson told officers that tiie men became angered when he was unable to get them "dates" and, that both jumped on him. He says lie does not know which one or whctli- j er both cut him and Scott says' he doesn't remember anything of w-hal happened. The injured man has severe cuts on the back of his shoulders. Physicians said this afternoon that his condition is very critical. Patterson only- remembers that he fell but he regained consciousness firtd stumbled to a Vestaurant- where police were called. He was weakened by loss of blood and this has added to the grnveness of his condition. • Companion Escapes Ofllcers immediately began a search for the men, after Patterson had told them lib story. Scott is said to have admitted that he was awaiting the arrival ot a freight train in hopes of "Hopping n ride out of town." ne denies "knowing what became of Adams, This is the third severe culling which has occurred here within five days. I,. A. Montague, who was critically wounded Saturday night, is better, as is Alton Presnell, who was cut Sunday night. George and Herman LaRuo, who are held in the county jail on charges of assault with intent to kill, will not be given hearings pending the outcome of Montague, and officers are still seeking H. A. Alley, 18. who Is accused of stabbing his 17 year old friend. Patterson was employed by H. Loberg a short time. Nazi Swastika Over Viennj No snmll part of the credit for Nnzlncalion of Austria will un claimed by the German Nazi propaganda bureau which, as Us part In the putsch towards "Anschluss" flooded Austria with such postcards as Hint reproduced above, which show, the Austrian Parliament In Vienna surmounted by a flaming swastika. Officers Next Week At n meeting of the local i»st of the Veterans of Foreign Wars held last night, the ten members present continued plans for the reorganization of this group. An election of officers is expected to be held al next week's meeting. New Xork Cotton NEW YORK, Feb. 18. (UP)Cotton closed barely steady. open high low close Mar 902 910 847 890 May 9H 918 895 S98 July 923 925 902 306 Dec 93? 937 912 912 Oct 932 035 912 914 •Ian 935 940 91G 916 Spots closed steady at 900, off C New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, Feb. —Cotton futures closed to 12 points off. open high - 915 922 . 924 930 . 930 938 . 943 Afar May July Oct. Dec. Jan. 948 947 94G 948 Spots closed quiet at 18. (UP) .steady, 8 low close 898 901 9»7 909 915 916 923 925 926 027 928 023 919, off 10. Chicapn Corn open high low close May 601-2 G03-4 591-2 597.5 July 62 621-8 CO 7-8 61 1-1 Stock Prices NEW YORK. Feb. 18. (UP)Stocks declined toddy after early strength. Bonds aiade an irregular decline with Central European issues weak. Wheat lost more than a cent and cotton fell back utter early rises. AT&T 137 Anaconda copper 32 1-4 Associated D G 7 Beth Steel [ 55 Boeing Air 27 1-2 Chrysler 55 1-4 Cities Service 15.5 Coca Cola 120 General Electric 39 1-2 General Motors 34 1-2 International Harvester ... 65 Montgomery Ward 34 1-2 N Y Central 171-2 Packard .. 43^ Phillips Pet 37 3_<| Radio 6 3.4 Schcnley Dist 24 7-8 Simmons 21 1-2 Socony Vac 143-4 Standard Oil N \ 40 3-4 Texas Corp <jg U S Smelt '.; 53 ,. 8 Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, 111., Feb 18 (UP)-Hoss: receipts. 4000 ' Top, 9.15 Heavy weights, 8.85-900 Light weights, 7.00-8.10 Bulk sows. 7.15-7.50 Cattle: receipts, 800 Steers. 7.65-7.75 Slaughter steers, 5.15-875 Mixed yearlings, heifers fi ?•; 7 « Daughter heifers. 5.50-800 Beef cows, 5.00-5.75 Cutters and low cutters, 3.75.450 ChicagoJVheat open high ] OW , May 94 941-2 92 o 2 ,-2 July 387-8 903-8 881-4 8B TO SEEK CLEi'S OFFICE Recently Appointed, Wj Seek Full Term Nomination at Primary '..-. . ..." . &v The Courier News was authorized loday to make formal announcement of the candidacy ol Harvey Morris of this city ^for the Democratic iioinlndtloii'-; for'.-Mississippi .county circuit coui-t'clerk nnd ?x-ofTlcio recorder subject to,.the action of the; electoral* at the August fl primary. Mr. Morris was recently appointed circuit court clerk to ; fill the vacancy occasioned by the suspension of H. M. Craig of Osceola. He will be seeking the nomination for the next regular term at Hie August primary O s his appointive term will conclude with the end of Craig's term, Dec. 31, 1038 or in event of the latter's re-instatcmcnt In the meantime. Mr. Morris, who is 3G years old, Is married and has two children' served as deputy circuit court clerk here for six years four years under W. W. Hollipeter and two years under B. L. Gaines during their terms as clerk. Prior to his employment as deputy clerk ho hud considerable experience In ab- •>lract work. He served as manager of the First National Insurance agency owned by Clarence H. Wilson for several years prior to his recent appointment as clerk. Mr. Morris said this morning he expected to devote his full time to the duties of the office, if elected, and would have no other business connections. Funeral Services Held For Mrs. Herbert Riggins CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Feb. 18. — Funeral services for' Mrs Herbert Rigglns, 35, were held this morning at the National Funeral Home in Memphis, Tenn., with interment in the Elmwood cemetery there. Mrs. Riggins. who is well known in this city and county, being the former Miss Willie Brumley, died Wednesday at n Memphis clinic following a short illness of pneumonia. Surviving are her .husband and one son, Billie Gene, both of Memphis, the family home; nve sisters, Mrs. Joe Reed, Mrs. Lula Scwell, Mrs. Waiter Carter and Mrs. Bob Mick, all of Canithersville. and Mrs. Harold Rice, Memphis. Convict, Former Sheriff, Given Furlough By Bailey LITTLE ROCK, Fteb. 18. (OP) —A thirty day leave of absence was granted by Governor Bulley today to Lee Reed, former Jackson county sheriff serving a pri- jon sentence for appropriating county funds for his own use. Reed's leave Is Issued In order that he might aid his family which Is In destitute circumstances, attaches of the governor's office said. IUCTIDI SflLES Organization Will Promote Sale Of Livestock, Farm Products Here •(, The oi-gnnlzatlon of a corporation to promote and conduct farmers' auction Bales hi Blythecllle at regular intervals, at ..which livestock and farm pi'oducts-wlll-be sold, was started last night al a meeting of the farm division of Ihe chambc of commerce. A paid-in capital of not less than $2,500 was set as tlte amount of capital lo be sold at Oils lime nnd of this-amount, $900 was sold at the meeting. Tills action was taken after it was decided, by those present, that the market would prove to be a worthwhile project for farmers of this territory and that the corporation should be set up Immediately. A meeting to perfect Hie organization will be held at Ihc chamber of commerce offlce Tuesday nlglit, to which all Interested persons are invited. Prior to Hint lime, members of the committee will canvass the farmers and business institutions and landowners lo raise Ihe additional capital stock-required to start operations. , C. H. Whistle, owner of Ihe former Chicago Mill site, has offered this place as a location, with rent free for a year. A committee was appointed to investigate all possible locations and I,. G. Nash, clialr- man, will report upon this at the Tuesday night meeting. These who agreed to purchase slock at last night's meeting: Arkansas Grocer company, I,. G. Nash, C. M. Abbott. Hoscoe Crafton. Jesse Taylor, C. C. Uingslon. C. W. Rmney, RuscII Grcenway, M. p. Bro-,vnlcc. Charles S. Lemons, B. A. Biigg. Tom Bradslnxw, each $50; C. P. Tucker. Paul Byrum, each $100; E. C. Adkisson, Eddie Kagan, each $25. Search For Alleged Assailant Proves Futile Police officers yesterday afternoon investigated a report that H D . Alley, 18-year-old youth accused of a knife attack on Alton "Junior" Presnell, 17, was hiding under a platform al the Federal Compress and Warehouse company, but a search failed to reveal the youth. Alley is wanted on charges of assault with a deadly weapon in connection with the slabbing o Presnell In the west end Sunday night. A warrant [or his arresi was issued after Alley fled aftei allegedly slabbing Presnell with i long bladed pocket knife about th- neck and hands, but this after noon he had not been found. Meanwhile Presnell Is slowly recovering at his home on Soul) Seventeenth street.. His physlclai raid today that Fresnell's condition was better last night, although he Is suffering from a paralysis of his left side believed to be the result of Injuries receive, when he fell after tetag sisbbsd OF lEflR SILL SUITE A v k a n s a s, WJiilo nut! Black Rivers Become Raging Torrents LITTLE HOCK, l-'eb. ID. <ui'| — I-'rar of Hoods lucreasi'it ttxliiy us three rlvci's bcauno riiglng torrents us the result of heaviest vnlm ot Die yi.'ar. Two lo nve indies of ralnfiillover Ihe entire state caused rises of "•'vrrnl feet nt nearly nil points on the Arkansas, White and Black rivers. Danger was most Imminent on the Arkansas at Port Smith and the White at nalesville. At Black Rock, Ark., the Black river was more than lour feet above flood level and vising rapidly. At Fort Kiiillh the Arkansas rose 4.(I feel overnight (o reach a level of :i08 feel; about 30 famllcs near (here were forced lo abandon their homes, nivennen at Port Smith said the' river would reach a crest of M feet, u above flood stage at 6 o'clock tomorrow morning. Itnlns to Continue The weather bureau hen- said the Imnsts Ineessnnt rnlns of Ihe iwst week would continue for at least another 24 hours and warned that all streams In the slate would continue to rise for three days. nisln ? n.l Inches since yesterday the Willie nlver at Batesvlllo nt noon was nt the 30.R toot mark. Tills rise sent the river 13.8 above flood stage and was accompanied by a 3.05 Inch rain last night. Eight highways In the vicinity of Batosville were out early this afternoon. W. A. Stnnlon, division highway engineer there, announced. Evacuating Near Batesvtllo Tlio Dfisscngcr nnd freight depots of : the Missouri Pacific railroad were expected lo be marooned by nightfall. The railroad tracks, which were patrolled all last night by railway employes, \vcrc hnrdly, u foot from Ihe creeping \yater.s. ' ' Several dozen families'were leaving Hie lowlands near Hatesvllle early this afternoon and government dredges wero employed there throughout the day In taking- marooned cattle from high points In flooded sections. Rtvermcn estimated Hie predicted crest of 30 lect at Dalesvllle. due by tomorrow, would flood 9.00,000 acres of bottom farm land, probably forcing 400 people from their homes. Over 100 Injured^ Others Missing Ai Rodessa, Oil Town KODKSSA, Ui, I.YI>. 18. UJT)—UmiBcr of nxplosioii I mm ii wild gH.s well .subsided today when » shifting wine} nlcw lunu's uwiiy 1'i-oni Lhi« oil boom town which was swept' I).V a lorimdo lust ni«lil Unit killed more than n score-'of; +licrsons and Injured moro thr^a 100 others. BUT ttUOHlFRCtlJ \ Men Driving Auto Stolen In Mississippi Escape After Wild Chase An area two miles long one)... quarter of a mile, wide was devastated by Iho storm. H extended to. wltliln a block of tho main bilsl- ucss corner nnd back alons; tho ' linn colony of supply houses "car lop" nnd "shot ; gun" .. shncte) where oil fields families lived. ' ' Amid Ihc ruins of these shackj men had worked al! night, mostly. In darkness, carrying out dead, anci; Injured who were loaded In trucks, «nia ami tlio few available ambu-j A stolen car was found by ln »ces nnd,taken to the towns'.oC Stale Policeman Eddie i), David Vivian, Ln., nud Atlanta, Tex.,. nbout inldulglit lust nlglit after he cncl! n| x>ut 10 miles away, and to chased two men In n wild i Ido Slncvepoi t, the nearest large city, over the city which ended at the 35 mllc s south, corner of Ninth and 7/cnrn streets when the men ran Hie ear into (i tree before they Jumped out and H\g lake Rises Sle.iilily A steady rise In the water level nt Big Lake Is expected to continue for several days as result of additional rainfall in this section last night and will probably bring the water to such a stage lhat a levee patrol will be established. Recording to John W. Meyers, engineer for Drainage District No. 17. Mr. Meyers said today lhat the «iii7c reading at Ihc Blir Lake bridge this morning was 2-11,7. nearly three feet, above flood slasc, but no patrol will be started until the water reaches a stage or 25(1. The water Is rising al the rale of approximately one foot every 21 hours, bill with 2.21 Inches of rainfall here yesterday and last night, the rate of rise is expected to increase somewhat. y pood condition - is no danger of any at this time, but in ease disappeared. Oavid", along with .several men of that neighborhood who joined him. were unable lo locale the men who ran down an alley. The car belongs to A. A. Autry of Ashland, Miss,, officers learned today. David, who had been on Ihc lookout tor a stolen Ford with a Mississippi license, noticed tlio automobile last night several miles «oulh of town on Highway (11. When he attempted to rend tho license mimlw tlin men speeded np and although tho license was diffrcnt from the one given Ihe officer, lie Siii'o cluiso because of the motorists' suspicious actlotw. The wild ride fook them up and down) many Blytbivlllo utrceLv. Dn- vld said, before they crashed into the tree. SEES NEED f DO mm i uuuu PKipps Wants School Legislation In Special Session Call UTTLE ROCK. Feb. 18. (UP)- Slale Ediicalloiial Commissioner W. E. phlpps has requested that "a provision for mcelluj the .school emergency" be Included in Governor Rnllcy's program if lie calls a special session of tlic legislature, it was announced today. Phlpps. In a letter to Bailey, said lhat according to (lie present budget setup the rural schools have sufll cient money in the eciuallnlng Other provisions, which have been aced before Ihe governor, are: A building program for two state Heniotc Areas Unrcported A tentative and unofficial- llaff compiled by the United Press showed r> persons known " dead, olhcrB were missing or unrepoi'ted. and rescue workers had not reached Iho more remote areas ; where the tornado struck, during K 'win- " storm, without warning. Tho storm came while tlirj olt town was drousing between ^shifts of workers. Two hours later- it would have caught hundreds of men gathered around their '• headquarters In "supply row,".- whero tho funnel-like 'cloud first"'swooped down awl Creaked its worst havoc. Then midnight crews wero lo relievo the first watch that .. .4 p.m. ThB ''twister hit the: south end' .•P^i.^iSKllGi\iKP'{b^treet,. around, wJilcli (he town. Is'built. It toro ii]> three- blocks 'of closely set warehouses in onu swoop, llieu bounced along toward the main part of town. Within 300 yards of the main business district It lifted back Into : the sky to descend again beyond the town In the surrounding woods. It bounced back to strike an oil camp, five miles north of town, and farther on nt Cappa City In Miller cou*nf^ -Ark., from, whero there wero 'only, meager reports to Indicate vvlmt Damage it caused. 'I '\ Here the swirling wind caught men at work, families In thalr homes and children In their bcda without a moment's warning. Tho town was Immediately plunged In darkness as Ihe power plant and ix)wcr lines were destroyed. Butler Barron Smith Succumbs At Luxora LUXORA, Ark. — Butler Barron x< 11,11 u i u uii i, y in u it L'L|LlllLi/ilI|fr IIJIHI A-HJ-«WIV«| iil (V. —•* UUUcr DiHTQH lo guarantee only seven months of Smith. 40, died at Ills home here school. at 12:30 o'clock this afternoon He urged that a provision for ap- after having been ill from piieu- propriatlon of enouvh money (o ns- monia since Monday, sure rural students of an eight Funeral arrangements arc In- months term be included in the complete but services will probably cnlt - be held at the Baptist church to- The education problem was the morrow aiternoon. fifth to be mentioned as a "must" "' ~ '" Mr. Smith, who was bom at -~ •." «»^i,i-..<ni.x< ..0 1. lulu*. ..ii. oLiuiii, VYIIU wus oorii ac Item of legislation since Governor Louisville, Miss., came to Arkansas Btlil fy calletl tllc attention to th? In 1917. He moved to Luxora In He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Beatrice Arnett Smith, who lived at Keiser before they wero mar- a precautionary measure. Last night's rainfall brought the total amount of precipitation recorded here this week to 3.91 Inches. Take Body Of Farmer From Mississippi River CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo.. Feb. 18 —The body of Robert Klrby. 64. farmer living near Bessie. Tcnn.. was taken from the Mississippi river here late Wednesday afternoon near Powell's Ferry by ferrymen who raw It floating downstream. Klrby had been missing since Dec, 28, when a small boat in which he had started on a hunting trip, was swept beneath a barge. Tho body was identified by will Whltson. ferry employe, who said he had known Kirby a number of years. The body was removed to Bessie late Wednesday, Coroner Jack Kelley reported that $100 was found on Klrby, who was fully clothed. The body had floated about 65 miles downstream since he was reported missing. It was stated that a check for $100 had been posted In a Tlptonvllle, Tenn.. bank for the recovery of the body. Klrby la survived by his wife, but they Jiave no children. tion of stale auto testing stations, brother, J. E. Smith^a!! oThere"' Mrs. Mary Gaylord, 70, Dies Here Early Today Mrs. Mnrv Gaylord. 70. widow of the late Monroe Gaylord, died at three o'clock this morning at the home of her son. C. E. Gaylord, North Lake street. The remains were taken to Sharon, Term., this afternoon where they will be at Ihe home of a daughter. Mrs. L. D. Taylor, until the funeral services tomorrow afternoon. Rites will be said by the Hev. Austin Gardner, pastor of the Mount Vernon Baptist clnireh near Sharon, at (wo o'clock and burial will be made in the cemetery there. Mrs. Gaylord, who was a native of near Sharon wlicre she grew up, had lived in this city 20 years. Mr. Gnylord died Ihrcc years ago last October. Other relatives who survive her are another daughter. Mrs. Buck Mehnrg, of here, and a sister, Mrs. B. B. Gaylord, of Sharon. Holt Funeral home is In charge of funeral arrangements. Mrs. J. W. Joiner Of Hayti Succumbs Today Mrs. Neta Joiner, 21-year-old. wife of J. W. Joiner of Haytl, died at the Blylheville hospital shortly before noon today. Mrs. Joiner, who was ill from jaundice and complications, was admitted lo tho hospital yesterday .morning. Funeral arrangements were Incomplete this afternoon. More than $1000 worth of Ice cream and candy are made In the United states every minute. WEATHER Arkansas—Cloudy, much colder, rain in extreme east, hard freeze In north, cold wave in northwest anct central portion tonight;' Saturday partly cloudy, colder In east and south portions. Memphis and vicinity—Ualn tonight and probably Saturday morning; colder tonight with lowest 1 temperature, 34 to 38; much colder Saturday. Tlie maximum temperature hero yesterday was 54, minimum 42, cloudy, with 2.21 inches ot rainfall, according to Samusl p. Norrls, official weather observer,

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