The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 26, 1934 · Page 1
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Served by the United Press VOT;. xxxi—NO. 210 ELY THEVILTEjCOTMER NEWS THE OOMtHAST NEWBPAl'EH OF MOKTB^ABT AKKAH8AB AND KVmtUftlUSaQVtn ' "^ Blythevllle DMlj Newt Blytlieville Ocurttr *""'•••—' "-"-- Leader Blytherillo Uerild HOME EDITION imHEVILLE; ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2fi, SINGLE COPIES FIVE .CENTS' ASJCCIDENTS TAKE 253 LIVES County Administrator ei Slimmari?*"; Fxnmirli- f erencc ol prosecuting •Jiiiniiidij/.c!5 c,xpeiiui- is 0 ,, ]wserf , 0 /uriner tuves for Past Year. Tile Emergency Relief Administration for Mississippi county spent {841,786.88 In the 12-month period ending Ueecniber 1, 193-1, it is revenled In a report compiled for the Courier .News by B. N, Wilson, county administrator. Mr. Wilson's figures include only cash expenditures through his office. Other relief expenditure!;. Including local contributions, the- cost of state and federal commodities distributed to relief clients, materials paid for by the state ' office, and expenditures on state projects. Including Colonization Project No. 1, at Dyess, would swell the total -greatly. The total number of relief project employes and direct relief ciienls in this county reached its maximum at the peak of CWA netivtty last April, when approximately 4,000 persons, representing, with their dependents., about 28 Per cent, of the county's 1930 population, were on the lists. Last October only about 500 persons were receiving work or direct relief, representing about 4 per cent of the population. Recent months Delay of Hauptmann Trial Is Unlikely FLEM1NGTON, N. J., Dec. .28 (UP!—Trial of Bruno Richard Ilauptmnnn, former German' machine gunner, licensed nf mimt i I Ing Charles A. Lindbergh, ,lr., wilt begin on January 2 regardless of technical jury tampering, state officials indicated today. Attorney, General David T. Wil- ntz, it was revealed after a con 2iicc of prosecuting nltnnwjs, opposed lo further postponements of the ease nnd doesn't consider the recent distribution to talesmen of a satirical pamphliu dealing with the kidnaping us sufficient cause to demand :i new panel. a. substantial In- have brought crease.. A large part of the year's ext penm'ture in this county was under the CWA program, which ended last spring, Mr.' Wilson's sumroniy of expenditures follows: CWA-KRA Expenditures in Mis\ ; teisrippi. County.. ; ; , : '~-~"pet : «I rt *l333 lo'~rip>. v 1, 1934'- ••33'.rhit'es {hew. gravel road. Luxora -Little River road, County Farm road, and 1 to 3 mile sections at Carmi, Manila. Gosnell, Roseland, Dogwood, Ridgeland., Tomato.' Driver. Basselt, $114 506.67. ' . 87 miles gravel road repair, the Pecan Point, Carson Lake, and Osce- 't ola-Llttl; River systems, ' S114.474.79. ' 27 miles earth rood clearing, grading, dltcji- Ing, $9,637.76. Total, 147 miles road 4298,670.22 • New Blytlieville. Legion 'hilt, Osceola Community house, repairs to Wilson Community house $34,403.82. Repairs to Mississippi county court houses and jails,. .Blytlieville cits- hall, armory, hospital, garage, libiarysmd building Manila city hall, $31,148.09. Building or rebuilding nine school buildings. eight other compus buildings, ks etc., $K,1S4A4. Repairs to 25 school buildings, $48,091.29. Total, 54 public buildings $155.804.64 Building 40 canning centers. ranging f rom cheap one-room frame buildings to the log community house nt Whitlon ............... $ 904767 Blythcvtlle airport and hangar, incomplete .... $ 8.740.35 , .... Beautiftcatlon, grading, Mnrr Tr, 3 n iflan M ! Needy Families Receive Christmas Baskets. Blythcville's 1934 Goodfcllows nhown .above, fmlllng'as merrilv club wound up Its work Christmas . morning with the distribution 'Of 336 well-filled baskets Lo as many needy families of this community. More than a score of other families were provided for by Individuals and church groups co-operating with the Good- fellows, so that In all approximately 3<JO families were given a visit from Santa Claus. In the midst of Monday's lust minute shopping rush one of the busiest places in town was the Goodfellows headquarters. It was well Into the night before everything was in readiness for the volunteer truckmen who arrived early Christmas morning to make the/deliveries. . .'- -.-:,v: .1 TOtal"icash"'receipts 1 of' the chib 1 it was announced today.by W.J. Wunderitch; general chairman were $592.90. The club spent $47209'on the Christmas baskets. Large contributions; of food, clothing toys and other articles made it possible to keep the cash cost per basket low. Reinainhi" In the club's treasury- Is «S8.81, -part of which will be use'ijFHfc pay the expense of caring for a child, recently orphaned, now ill with pneumonia at the -local hospital Thr remainder will be held for IMS in any similar ' emergency which ' future. : - contributions previously acknowledged" Mr. Wmi- derlich today reported the following gifts to the' club: E. B. Lyman, baskets for six families at a cost Of $20 «• Q E. Keck, $10; Mrs. C. W. Afilick' J- T, oagle, .Uriftmc; Cleaners,' Crawford Noble, $5 each;. C. A Tant, R. j. Dodson, $2 each; Presbyterian church, $]; intermediate department, -' Methodist' church 50 cents; M rs . rjrltz' class. Methodist church, and Open Door class Methodist church, baskets tor fam- There Is a Santa Claus, and he didn't forget three little boys who were forced to spend their Christmas In the hospital here. Lawrence Montgomery, 12. whose rather died several days ago, leaving him and his two Brothers or- Dhans, faced a bare holiday! as, he .ay on his bed nghting,. Pneumonia ' ' '• Learning of persoris'' brought' t6ys,'" : fruff-' -mill flowers to Lawrence yesterday. He may develop In the In .addition' to e yes- ---- — »--• Icrday for Ira Johnson, 59 of le l' ort '"t he felt that where gov Ihe 40 and 8 community, who 'died ernm ent construction directly ben Xlntl/lnir fn11fM.-r«^. _ * .- . pfit.^ firEvnlo m-nrun-tu «^ t. n 1,>,'« n , , drainage, Herman Davis park, Manila campus, ilolcy Held, Courthouse park, Legion grounds. Orlder park, Wilson campus, shawnec field and walk, Luxora park, Luxora campus ....... $ I1.5M.17 Malaria control, sanitary drainage, sanitary toilet, and mosquito con- Irol projects .......... $ 55.240.J3 9.8 miles gravel streets, Blythevllle, Luxora, Osceola, Joiner. Dsll, Manila, Lcachvllle, $55.326.90 12.9 miles cnrth streets, grading and ditching, , J7.2I3.84. Total,. 22.7 miles streets $ 02,540.74 Big Lake levee clear- "ig . ................... $ 1,135.50 Eight CWS tedding and clothing projects, Bly- nevllle mattress fac- f'y, fuel project ...... S 27,011.10 Miscellaneous CWS. pro-' om« E la " hln 8 Project, '«,iw? he)p for various P. 1 ™' 1 ; Ancles ........ $ 6,130.61 fanning kitchen opcra- iy following a two „«„. illness from pneumonia Tile Rev. H. D. Montgomery officiated and burial was made a Sawyer cemetery. The Moss Un dertakmg company was in charg of arrangements. He is survived by t wo 50n s. Three Fires Sunday, Firemen turned out for the third time In about 24 hours Monday morning when electric wiring of n model T Ford roadster, owned by P. L. Odom, was burned. The car was on Main near the Rmrth street Intersection when the fire lion Cattle $ 7,050.30 $ 22,397.52 Roosevelt Ticklod By CJirJBlmas Cheers SEES OMB A spontaneous hurst of Imnrtclapplng wns the • Christ urns erecting ; accorded President Roosevelt a, he left St. Thomas' Episcopal Church In Washington after attending Sunday's Christmas service lie Is nliown.above smlllh. n, ,,,nrrii., „.= nny we n W lsher C0 i:id hope for.'with Mr. and Mrs lames Rcose- him. Liltle Hospital Patients Are > Remembered by Santa Glaus / '••several ' to cheer him up. He Is much better today and is given a' good chance to recover. Santa was particularly good to six-year-old Eugene Hedge of Aus- tlnvlUe; Mo., who underwent aii amputation of life leg last week. Friday 'some friends visited him, brought- ,him .-a little tree and some 'gifts, bjit yesterday- mpnjjiig' Eugene" opened?-his: eyes; nnd' got one of the biggest Ih'rllls of his The a big red at Memphis President May Ask Localities to Share Cost of Huge Development. WASHINGTON. • Dec. 26. (UP) —President; Roosevelt. today said tie was studying proi>osals to have Individual localities share with the federal government the cost of a $1,000.000,000 development program recommended for the rnlddlewcst by the Mississippi Valley committee. The committee or engineers proposed to the president, and Public by his bed loaded down with fruit, candy and other presents. H Is reported that Harry Brown, Pemlscot county, Mo., farm manager, a fellow.patient whose room Is just across the hull, became interested -In Eugene and had „„.„ ».„>... „,„„„,. , ly ln5l n .gm something to do with Santa's visit. Is bringing .southward some of the Little Joe Bradley, 3, who was' severe cold that today gripped the accidentally shot In the chest lost, north central slate? ' "'" week, also received his share of Two-Thirds of Both Houses;;: Favor Measure Says 'Van; Zanclt. WASHINGTON, ncc. 26. (UPj -Assurance of ti two-lhlrds majority In bolh houses of congress favoring the soldier bonus' lius been received , by the Vclcrans of FOrclgiinVnrs, National Coinntand- -r Jiuiies. E. Von Zandt said today. '•!;'. Vai><"-.zandt said he uelloml howovrr. p v- tlml President Roosevelt *.,, *.,,, v iit-ouLiiiu uoosoveit uon tc would approve, n" Ijlll for full and Shank. Immediate payment of the bonus. " Take Shank Plea Into U. S _Court LITTLE ROOK, Dec. 20 (UP) — ' I r- ilcnil Intervention was sought todny to suve Murk H. Shrink, Ohio poison slnyrr of 1'our, Iran) the electric chair Friday. Defense' atloineys entered Fod- ernl Judge. J. E, Mnrtlnoan's c,fr nee ul a I'. M. to nsk a hrarlnu on Hie case and slay Slmnk's second execution <>.te, set '(or December 28, Three slnle supreme court Jus- 1 tiers have refused to grunt an appeal-to Shang It was learned today. Defense attorneys sought nn appeal from circuit Judge T. a Pnrham's refusal of mi Injunction to force ii sanity hearing for HIES! TOLL III 'S Seven Die When Fast Tiain Hits Automobile at dossing Today. '^'L tlon wo\ild come with grunting an appeal, Justices Turner. of He bused his belief on "a cnnng- ui mi Ing aUlttide of the admlnlstra- Mtlor ami E. L. McHnney rc- ~: ''.'.- , fllsci1 appeal petitions Monday The twp-lhlrds majority j,, both nlgtit, It was learned houses claimed by Van Zandt would be sufficient to pass the bonus over the. president's veto. It has been suggested In oth-ir quarter*- 1 that the president ;imy offer n compromise, calling for Immediate payment of perhaps half of- the more than $2,ooooOfl- MO which full payment ot the bonus would Involve. Roosevelt Keeps Silence WASHINGTON. Dec. 20. (OP)_ ] President Roosevelt today arrang- c!l a nulck succession of discussions with administration and cor aiuiu-, wim luinunisiration and con- M .1 c. , AI i • gresslonn) leaders to frame the Northern Olates Already in program 1 for the session beginning r* ' r n I '-j TI .Innn-ji-u 1 . . f" C* 1 *7 *T" of.bub-Z.ei-o lem happy :' Christmas Roosevelt, buckled holiday, down to Mr. the perntures. .A. cold wvTjJT.1 -;nay bring ^^^^ "' ™ ^ to -Blylhevllle the lowest tempcrp,- Si, -„ I 1 ' ., ,„ .. •lures' of-th* pr«enl.,-wJnte'rV»li ;fl= Uvc S" "?W,.a)Hl ; tlip. beglnnlnf put an end tonight to the mild ?' ''it'T «7«k"from Itoday i, ,, . .: . , I1C SaKi -IIP JWO I1M m™t lnfn>-n, n ii,. weather that has prevailed herein rpcent days. • ORlclhl forecasters and Little Rock predict that the mercury will fall to from 12 to IB degrees above zero In this vicinity tonight. The still north wind which sprang up last nlghl Christmas candy, fruit anil presents from friends." The older patients in the'hos- pital ako fared well, with pres- eiils, visitors,; flowers nnd a go'ofl 26 Bl-lnw at - Dulllth CHICAGO, Dec. 26 (UP) bitter cold -wave hit the northern portion of thr" United States today, driving temperatures far be- Chrlstmas dinner to make the dflv-l low zero as It crept from the enjoyable In .addition to the pres'-'J northwest across the Great Lakes cuts received from Individuals, (he —'' "" '" '"' -• ~ -local Goodfellows sent n lai-gc b'ox of fruit, nuts, candy, etc., Ip those In , the hospital who' would hiive otherwise have had a scanty Christmas. ' - Huge Wild Turkey Killrd ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (UP) — The j.v~,i.^ b i,j mi.- jj| coiucill- 1.1 [Ul I'UUnii - ' »••«•* \%j* / *nt. Works Administrator Harold L, lar sest wild /turkey reported kll!?d vrorKS Administrator Harold L, ""5" 1 - "jJUJi-uniey reporieu Kiusa Ickes that this amount be spe»t in Ule Ozar ' i s this season was shot . during ihe next 20. years for con- ^3' John Bender, a member of the ' servatlon and development of wa- ^ ity Hcfllth Board. The bird J Pi-tun va onrT nm.fn>. nln.._ *i»^ •• *i.. WCtRhPtI 27 TlflllnH^ Thrt \nrrrtic.i Ira Johnson, 59 fv* * ** ^ IC1 Wliys HI**.! |jiMM~i muir; i.inr ivn^- , ." Vies 0\ rneumonia s'sslPPl nnd its tributaries. turkey reported Mr. Roosevelt said he had not i we ?hed ? lly 20 Funeral services were held yes- llai1 , timc to rcad thn committee's ~ : ._ - — —.„.jprn^nu v/i wit* ." lorways and power aloiw the Mis- Kcl Shed 27 pounds. Tbc largest - ' '""'"' --'— killed last year . property or holdings of political subdivisions n rule of , reason should govern distribution ,(. Of COStS. The president satrt lie had received two war department reports on tlie proposal that shipping contribute a .small' part to .the cosl of -Inland waterway" facilities now maintained free;: . " iree nres sunflay, M ~ , , Monday, Little Damage! Kegnro ' r' --' I^ er ' -— 6 Draws Fine, Jail Term Opera Star Back In Film Capital . Lewis .Collins,', negro, sentenced to life Imprisonment for the" slay- Ing of anothjr negro In 1927 but subsequently released from prison, was fined $100 and sentenced to 90 days on the county .farm by started. Little damage resulted, j Municipal Judge C. A. Cunnlnj- Two fires Sunday resulted In lmm tnis aft crnoon on his plea little damage. About 8:30 o'clock of gullt i' lo a charge of carrying fire In a Hue thimble at Ihe Craf- " '"" ton residence on Hcarn street caused slight damage. concealed weapon. Arch Llntlsey, deputy sheriff, said ... -..„ „„. Ins negro was taken Into custody At about 10:30 o'clock Sunda* r - vl "S a P 1 *' 01 ""d threatening mt4«.l_.«. _._._i. . .. . *«**jr + n fM-^^l- _ jj_i 1_.^_. _ * morning a ; sparic Ignited shingles on a' residence at dry 625, West Walnut, owned by Dr. C. C. Stevens. The roof was damaged at a loss of about $20. trative, vocational, etc, Projects $ Meg.].; Administrative" and social service expense $ 61,33882 Rural rehabilitation expenditures .'..• $16,98298 Direct relief and welfare expenditures $81,966.34 GRAND TOTAL to create B disturbance among a group of negroes. The jury lhat gave Collins life Imprisonment on finding him guilty of Hist degree murder at one (time during Its deliberations stood 11 to 1 for electrocution. He served two or three years boforc beta.: released from prison. It Is understood. region and ss far south as Texas. ' Temperatures saiik to as low as 26 below zero nt Duljith, Minn., this morning. ' . The cold wave was characterized by Its Intensity nnd by' the suddenness with which It struck. At 2 A. AI., It was'28 above zero In Chicago. At 9 A. M., It was 3 above zero and a slid northwest wind whipped across the city. Trains were delayed as snow nnd slcel accompanied (he cold wave in som: sections. Sub-zero temperatures were "re"- porlcd from Minnesota, (he Da- kolas, Wisconsin. Nebraska, Illinois, town hud Wyoming; In Texas the temperature fell from about 70 on Christmas morning to near freezing today. Oklahoma reported-snow and 18 degrees. : The cold,, wove vrns inpviris southeastward and zero weather was expected later in far eastern sections. Mayor Names Committee It is composed of Ed, HIce, chairman. Oscar Fendler and Ross Beavers. 'The committee will determine- January. 3. '••Returning to his desk after he said .hejwoiild meet Informally with.'cabinet members, heads of emernency agencies, and senate and -house -leaders. May Follow Middle Cours* Ho (javc no hint, however, of the specific recommendations 'he esjiccts to make In. his message on', the bonus, relief, and other crucial problems. •'• Indications , are that he plaas n middle course between the programs belne urped 5y "right congress. The president said, he had nol yet had time to BO over the platform adopted at. (he Joint, conference of business leaders at White Sulphur Springs last week. Cold Sweeps East WASHINGTON, Dec. 26. (UP) —Cold and slgrm warnings were Issued by the weather bureau today for the region from the .Ohio valley eastward to Ihe Atlantic seaboard. Wealthy "Straphanger' Succumbs in Yonkers YONKERS. N. Y.. Dee. 26. (UP) —John B. Aiulrus, 94. known Jor many years as the "millionaire straphanger" because lie rode to his office on tlie subway despite his wealth, died today. Anrtnis had been ill with n cold several days but relatives had not I believed his condition .serious. AtldriK IVHS reputed to be one of the ten wealthiest men in America. At one time his fortune was estimated at 43no.000.000. Two Die When Car Skids Alltomnllo „, POLICE REPORT iUIET Christmas Observance Generally "Safe and Sane;" One Man Shot. Christmas la no longer the oc caslon for boisterous merrymaking lhat It used lo be, or else n rainy, dreary day put a ilainpej on the more turbulent forms of celebration. • Law ported enforcement officers re- an exceedingly qnlet streets '.Valid-, it ..relatively . small number of .-"drunks", " who , 'were 'given their frtcdoih without';further punishment after a^'fcw hours of •"sobering uj.«,- behind bars Ambulance attendants remained or, duty throughout the day ready for emergencies Hint' failed (o develop. : Only one shooting affray': was reported In the vicinity of Ely llievltle. It. occurred 'In tiic. Dos nell community / last night -when By United Holiday traffic hunting accidents, human violence, airplane crashes and flies took a Christ? mas day loll of 253 lives In the United States and Canada, a country wide smvejl disclosed to- diiy. s Texas led all states with a Christmas death toll totaf of 39 California reported 3i> pJrsoW dead Missouri 2fl, Oklahoma *!}, Pezimtlvnnln 15 and New York 14 Seveial states leported no casualties othcis ranged from one to ten. Automobile accident! claimed. th« Breatc'it number of vlvt,,n., *nf men women and children dying of Injuries In collisions ami 6ther hlghwaj accidents HARVEY, 111, Oec 26 (OP)L: The Intenmtlonal Limited, fast pnvenger train of the Grand Trunk and the Canadian National lailroads crashed into an au- tomcAjlle at a grade crossing today killing the seven occupants H was the second disastrous accident on the road within 12 hours Last night the. Maple Leaf was wrecked near Toronto Ont killing 15 • ' The limited was steaming thru Halic), south sfiburi'of Chicago, en route from Montreal to Chicago when the crash occurred'at a grade craving OVIT Halstesd •- The 13-cai train »was running" more limn an hour Behind''sched- ule because of heavy holiday traffic ' .. The car was demolish^ and diaggert hundred"; of feet Police silci the seven dead, lour women and three insh were^case woikeis foi the Federal Emergency Relief office at, Chicago Heights ) gun, loaded with buckshot, at n youth, most of the load striking him In the back, officers-were .told. An Investigation was underway to day. ' • -. [rtf III Blyfhevlllc one 1,-oy was cldentolly .hit, just above the i eye by a lead ball when a' B-B 'gun was discharged. Only one traffic accident of ans consequence occurred lij Blythe ville. Miss Juanlta WIsdoin ' was In the Blytiieville hospital todn; with n scalp wound, said to havi been sustained In a car acclden on-chlckasawba nvenue last nighl 'Brightest Boy' Is, Making Good To.Supervise Hangar While Carrying Medicine A committee So have charge.of NEW BERN N the hnngar being constructed..>t (Up|_Two young' .men. rusmnc the municipal airport has. been medicine lo the sIciT mother of named by Mayor Cecil Shane. —— -' "-— -•--•- --• • C.. Dec. 26. .men, rushing ope of them, drowned In the NeuYe river today when their aii- lomoblle skidded and plunged thru a bridge wall. They v.-e're Andrew Overman, a regulations .to be enforced and United Stales marine on a 25- rales lo be charged, It Is slated. J ~ '"' ' O«od Ncn-s for Children MOORE, Tex. (UP)-An unusu- n»y good spinach crop has been 1 -'~"'- 1 In this vlcinitv this year. be fln- Back luHollywnod after a ns- tfon-wlde tour that oddort',td her fame UracQ Moore,. opera' 'star. Is shown enjoying tier morning coffee In Hollywood, Miss Moore visited 32 cities, ap- concert, after scoring Bnisc Resumes Curfew f mutut.-* i> BOISE, Idaho. (UP) — After n|to»- N- C. lapse of two years, the curfew bell 1 rings again here. 'The city council ordered enforcement of a 50-year- old ordinance requiring ringing of the bell, at 9 p.m. In summer and 8 p.m. In winter. day leave from dui;. and James fell. 22, former marine whose mother Is critically ill at Bridge- Owns Revolutionary Kettle CROCKETT, Tcnn. (UP) —Mrs. W. M. Hudson., who lives near here, has a copper kettle purchased by her family during the Revolutionary War. It.Is still In good condition and Is being used daily. CLEVELAND (UP)—"I'm sorry, but 1 have a wife and three kids," a. robber, clad In a hunter's outfit, apologized to James Hough, the ! Company, as he took |!J8, Senator Robinson, Wife Leave for Washington LITTLE ROCK, Dec. 26. (UP) —Senator and Mrs. Joseph T. Robinson left here today for Washington. D. C. They are motoring and expect to arrive at the national capital Friday night. Cannon Eill Failed {. MANHATTAN, Kan. (UP)—Seventy-one years ago, during the siege of Vlcksburg, ; William F. Lee was hit by a cannon ball and left en the field for doad.'He died recently st the age of 84. Pneumonls was tho causa of hl» death, . : Cue of "America's bristliest boys." tlie Tlionins. A. KOlson fclioldi' of.l!>!W, Is niakhiR Rood tlio pronifpc that he sliovyed to win the leveled award. H(! -is Arthur 0..-Williams. .*'., sliown here explalalng .1 lirjilge structure problem, In.Ms \vork ns assistant ' pfiyslca Inslructor 1 at Brown Unimslly. ProTidence, ".-' "i 1 HI It- -. Moratorium on Rent Prosecutions An elgltt-daj moratorium on criminal cases p-owlns out o£ failure to vacate piopehy on which" rent Is nol paid was deelawtj bj Municipal Judge C A cflrt- ningham Monday ^ - Remarking that he was tlre'd^I dealing \ltli such cases.. Judge Cunningham sntd he would r.efiae to hear nnj more through'Christ- mas iicek nnd until next "year Hh announcement came nhen'-the ciaj's docket showed & Case 'In which a defendant «as ch#rgqd with the misdemeanoi offense^of failure lo vacile after pfop°r' notice J L Mitchell wns fln«d $10 and sentenced to 20 davs for petit larceny i?t Esslo Davidson and Mro J \ T Lytlc were fined one dollar' on picas of guiltj to charges of, 'A " tiirbing the peice . >.,„ Edwin Stuart was held to the; gland Jmy under $500 bond' ori a charge of disposing of property subject to a hen ^ JImmfc Tacher «as fined flve dollars on a charge of assault and batterj Bandits Take $15,000, i Cotton Mill Payro CHESTER, S C, Dec ,26 (UPJ-- Three bandits today stole a pay roll estimated at $15,000 from mes senger of the Springs Cotton mills ^ , •The robbery i occurred as the loney n-as .fceing transferred- frofe the mnm office at Lancaster to .he Chester plant', The bindlis escaped i n an un licensed automobile. WEATHER Arkansas—Generally fair cold er, cold wa^c In east portion Tuesday fair and warmer in north and west portions Mlntnum tem- icrature hi north portions tonight, a to 16 degrees Minimum In otith, 20 (o 84 degrees Memphis and vicinity—Pair and. much colder tonight. ^with a*cold wave Lowest temperature I2"|to 6 degrees Thursday fair. -, The maximum temperature here •estcrday uos 58, .minimum "W. Ipudy with 19 of .MI. Inch rain* all, according to Sat,«l F.,Nor« •- '•"'"•'• weatVt otwKcF

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