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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER. OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XXXIV—NO. 10 niythevllle Courier niylhevlllc Herald Blylhcvlllp Dally News Mississippi Valley Lender AKANSAS, TUESDAY, MAIlCIl 30, IM7 SINQIE COPIES FIVE CUNTS TIDE TURNING AGAINST SPANISH REBELS Stale Obtains Delay Because .,. of Inability Find Witness to Safe Blowers Get $178 from Bragg City Store , i CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Mar. 30.—Safe blowers obtained $118 at the Missouri Mercantile company's No. Two store at Bragg City, Mo. | early yesterday morning. .1 A nlghtwatchman, attracted by I the noise of the explosion, hurried to the building in time to see two d | j[5 ! Ending Kansas] men fleeing with the loot, but p 11 n i • • wvirrV they escaped. He said the safe 1'ellOW I HySlCianS Will DC Trial of Earl Parker, charged with the murder of Frank McGregor, probably the most important case, from the' standpoint of local interest, on the trial docket at the circuit criminal court session now under', way here, \vas continued until the falico'urt term this morning. : The continuance was granted by Judge' Nell Killough on motion of the state because of the inability of the state to produce Horace Sutton, of the Clear Lake community, a purported eye witness to the slaying, which occurred In front of a Railroad street beer garden several montlis ago. Button was not called as a witness at the preliminary hearing. Other,.eye. witnesses wiio testified then", however, gave evidence tending to support Parker's self-defense , .plea. • Sheldon Trial Opens Immediately after "the Parker case was continued selection of a jury to try Sam Sheldon, aged riv- •erman;nrid trapper, .accused of the murder of Lee Davis." opened. A Jury quickly impaneled,: the state opened its case after'indicating in questions asked .prospective witnesses that It would probably demand the death penalty, : Prosecutor Ivy, in his opening statement, declared that the state intended that Sheldon had made threats against Davis prior to the fata) shooting, which oc- ..CH'^iiiea.!-.. a farm house in, .the •Tomato community, (hatirSheldon ™-' was blown about 4 o'clock hi the morning. Circumstances surrounding the safe cracking indicated that the job was done by the same men who a few nights before cracked a safe at the No. One store of Long Beer Bah Pallbearers at Funeral I omoiTOw Funeral services will be held at company Mo., and escaped cash. $752 In ! Found Guilty of ' Second Degree Murder in Killing of Bill JVlonan CARUTHERSVILLE, • Mo., Mar. 30.— A criminal court jury found Tommy Brigance, 23, guilty of second degree murder in the slaying of Bill Monan, Carutliersvllle •"H%,?SaI>isl him and that the,.pld trapper'.snot-himself in'the "arm lo support a self defense plea after he had shot Davis, down while the latter was running from him There were no eye witnesses: to the shooting. Claims Self Defense Sheldon's plea was one of self defense, his attorney, Welby Youn» of Osceola, stated. He said the old trapper crossed near the house where Davis lived while making the rounds of his traps and that Davis opened fire on Sheldon with an automatic shotgun after he accused the old man of makln» threats against him. Sheldon shot Davis .as he ran. believing he was going to get more shells- for his gun. Young declared. Whether or not Davis was armed at the time of the shooting appeared to be in sharp dispute, the state claiming that Davis' gun was found Inside the house, soms distance from where the younger man. about 30, was found fatally injured Ed Grimsley, Manila, was'found guilty of assault with intent to kill in the shooting of Paul "Monk" Wright, Manila baseball pitcher, by a jury yesterday and his punishment fixed at 14 years in the state penitentiary. night operator, and ' fixed his punishment at 10 years in u verdict returned at 10 o'clock this morning after several hours deliberation. -• The jury -received the case late yesterday afternoon. This afternoon' a jury was .being chosen- to try Howard Sigert and Isoni Baxter on -murder charges in the fatal knifing of LeRoy Johnson at a country dance hall on Christmas Eve night ludse ; Frank- Kelley of Cape ., "ardeau presided over trial .of Brlgajice,-The 1 defendant--created a sensation -when he testified that •Monan had ordered him lo kill John Hosier, now Perniscot county sheriff, and: had •pe.a.t him when he discovered that Bragance had told Hosier of Monan's desire. • Young Brigance' also admitted '.hat he had operated a "crooked craps" game for Monan and named several prominent Caruthersville men as his : victims when pressed by Prosecutor Robert Hawkins for details. He claimed O. Usrcy, who. died suddenly at his home yesterday afternoon. The Hev. H. Lynn Wade, pastor of the First Methodist church, will conduct the rites with Cobb Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Active pallbearers will be: Dr. Jos Beasley, Dr. p. L. Husband, Dr. F D Smith. Dr. H. C. Sims. Dr. I. R. Johnson, Dr. Fred Child, Dr. L. H! Moore, and Dr. Whit Rowland, of Memphis. Interment will be made ! at Elmwood cemetery. ' Honorary pallbearers will be: Dr. J. A. Crlsier and Dr. w. A. Blue, of Memphis, Dr. Floyd Webb. Dr. J- M. Wall, A. Conway, J. A. Leech, Clarence Wilson, Elton w. Kirby, Han-y Klrby, H. H. Hou- clilns. Edgar Bormn, E. P. Blo- meycr, E. R. Jackson, Marion Williams. W. L. Horher, Cecil Shan?, E.' A. Lynch. .Harry w. Haines.. Warner Hawkins. Jamie Fox. George Smith, Floyd while, W D' Chamblln, Ross D. Hughes, E M , . , Holt, Tom Little, A. G. Little, Hoy Head, E. o. Adams, Jack Apijlebaum, Milton Siernbcrg, Zal B. Harrison, V. G. Holland. George w. Barham, Max Meyers. Adoiph Meyers, U. S. Branson, he had beer that he beaten by" Monan Monai Welch, .Dr. W. M. Owens. Chester Nabsrs and .J. Louis cherry. Death Unexpected Out of town relatives who have arrived are Or. Usrey's brother, J. C. Usrey, and Mrs.iUsrey, of Cam-,4™. Ark;,, a sister bf; Mrs;. Usrey, Mrs. Brooks" Flowers,' of_ : Birmingham, Ala., Mrs. Usrey's brother, James McClure. and'-Mrs. McClure. of Sardis, ...Miss, ..Mrs^- Usrey's other , ..., ..^ sister, Mrs. Etta Huttenlocker of Payette, Miss., will arrive Thursday for a visit. Illness will prevent Dr. Usrey's -mother,' Mrs. J. w. Usrey, of Ensley, Ala., from coming. The town was shocked to hear of Dr. Usrey's sudden death. He had seemed much improved, after having been ill for six weeks with influenza and complication.? which left his heart weakened, and an- beginning ''Thurs- ofllce about an hour . . :•• • CSSCS clalmcd almost immediately Born March 26, 1883, at Prati Question Ice Explanation of Pittsburgh Air Crash PLYER'S CLUB, ALLEGHENY ;OUNTY AIRPORT, I'lttsburgh, Mar. ao (UP)—Government In- vestlgatoi-s concentrated lliclr liiestlonlng loday on Transcon- llnen't'nl and Western Air's ex- olanatlon of ice on the ailerons as .he cause of Thursday's crash that look 13 lives as a heariiiB; opened to determine causo of the lrage<ly. After Paul E. Rlchter, T\VA vice-president in charge of operations, appeared' as the first wll- ness before Hryan M. Jacobs, Bureau of Air Comwcrce Inspector and chairman o( the investigating who saw 'the huge TWA plane rpckel to earth five miles from nil-port—appeared lo testify. Fifty-six years of proud arkljly were ended when Gov. Walter A. ffuxmnn,'as pictured here, signed a bill permitting ilia legal sale of 3.2 beef in Knnsns. The bill was passed over strong opposition in borti . houses of the legislature. C EI IS Recess WillTiobably -Be Taken Until John L Lewis Rettn- 'ns 30 bciird, w.itnc.sses" — citizens Apoortionment Board Ready to Fix Senatorial Districts Today LITTLE ROC1C. Mar. 30 IUP) — It was; earned today from reliable sources that the slate re- "cporllonment board' In Its meeting laic this afternoon will Ignore ihc recent 'legislative act designed to enable :i7 hold-over scn- olors to 'retain their places the (010 election. until Members of ths rcapportton- ment board, composed of Gov. Carl E. Dalley, Ally. Gen. Jack Holt and Secretary of Stale C. G. Hall, refused lo confirm or Special Tribunal for Cou- slilutioual Cases Was Firsl Proposed WASHINGTON, Mar. 30 (Ul>)— Erwln N. Grlswold. Harvard University professor, (old Ihe senate Judiciary committee today that he understood Ihc original New Deal court plan called for rstabllsh- linciil of a new "federal constltu- Jonnl court." to Which constitutional cases would have been up- ii-nlcd Instead of to the .supreme :ourt. Grlswold, suid he understood that President Roosevelt's present court rioigimlzatlon program had been evolved from the earlier "constitutional court" proposal. Jolts for Three Jusllecs The. Harvard professor, an opponent of the court program, declared he had been advised lhat It was originally planned lo ask Supreme Court Justices Harlnn F. Stone,. Louis D. Uraiidcis and Benjamin N. Cardozo to resign their supreme court posts and accept appointment lo (he new ••constitutional court." • 'I may add," said Grlswold. "lhat I doii't think friends of mine who made thc proposal know Justices'Stone, BrandEls and Cardoxo." Grlswold testified 'before Wio senate committee as participants deny report. Political and legal advisers of two of the officials, however, ad: milled lhat the act would be ignored and dial a dcQnlte re apportionment agreed upon. plan had been Tills plan, it was said, would allow Mississippi, Crnlgliend, 'and \ LANSlNG,-;Mich.;. Mar „„ ,„., —Strike negotiation conferences bV Iween Waller p, Chrysler and.Unit- ed Automobile Workers officials ,. , ,, iiioved^toward an'-expected 24-hour ."v, 1™"".°,^ .SL" 1 ?!!?.. .plhci or more recess today as conferees elect,a senator-In 1938. remained deadlocked on the issue The same P ' Q " Avo " ld " lnce Jllclv of sole collective bargaining 'riahts S °" nnci Ill(i ep.endencc connlies h Gov. Prank Murpliy, wlWhas op- "'" *"'"" """""""" """""•' timistically reported progress "Break" In Mattson Case Near TUCUMOA1U, N. M., Mill-. 30 (UP)—A depuly sheriff who has participated hi the questioning of a inun In (lie connly Jail here who flls the department of Justice's linage of the kidnaper of Chili-Ira Malison, said today that 11 "break", was . imminent In the '."aso. . The mini, who said his iintne was Verue Churllon, admitted that he formerly lived "near Tucoma," [•ciMie of the Miittson kidnaping. An P. B. I. aijent wlio questioned Ihe suspect wits overheard to sny In n telephone conversation with his Washington', headquarters that "he Is Umiucstlon- aoly Iho mini." In the batll6 studied the effects of the latest supreme court decisions nnd a critical address by, Senator Carter Glass (Dcin., Vn.):.upon Hie s "Lots of Old Hloml" ":•'•• > A stfilcmcnt pointing out' how ithe supreme court had modernized ' and liberalized' Its: rules ' to speed Its business wns sent to Hie Judiciary committee by Supreme ' rinl, Court 'r^lcrk Charles E. ^Crqijlcy_ Speakcr^'of tlie.^flousc.'..; ^vijilpiii E.' • Bitnkhcad, discussing .. prcme court decisions, 'said"' that "we still have lots of old b,lood , .„, „ ^UHICM in The plan, it was said, was agreed i ln the court, probably."' each of the previous six meetings' : i'l»n late yesterday at n~" board I . Bnnkhoad said Hint "suddenly —•— ~.i..*.n.u iviuiiiui i "uin iuai^it /t), loBj at I sitting on a stool at a conn-! City, Ala., Dr. Usrey received ter in the night cmb when Br , 0 .jM.D. degree from the ance entered and started shooting ""'—' -• '• Corbett and Peal represented Brigance while N. c. Hawkins assisted the prosecutor. between capital and labor, -"(,„- nounced tersely after luncheon recess that "the conference will resume at 3 p.m." The conference, if recessed at the conclusion of today's session is expected to be -• resumed when John L. Lewis, chairman'of the C. I. O., returns from New'York conferences with Appalachian coal oi>- erators., . :i • " • Thc stnlem'ate developed over the union's demind for, sole collective bargaining rights among Chrysler's meeting which. nit II 11:30 this ....~. uv 5 iv,-K HUTU tne LomsviJje -'"'s""«uig ngnis unions C School of Medicine, Louisville, Ky. 67 ' 000 a " l ° workers. The c HP r-fimp liora 01 .. nn ^._ . < hn^. rofucori tn ^^Xi -...m. i. here 23 years ago' and practiced actively since that time except during the world war. when R. J. Pillow was acquitted of a Cotton closed 'steady charge of attacking and robbing a deaf man, named Sexton, near an street beer garden. He was represented by Harrison, Smith and Taylor. - -o -••*- .tu.iu ».ii. wni:ii The trial opened early yestcr- c was a captain in the medical day, and the state using 13 wit-[ corps overse as. nesses and the defense eight 1 Besides his private practice he ! was city health officer, .physician for the Frisco railroad, past vice- president of the Frisco Medical Association and past vice-president of the Tri-State Medical Association He was a member of the American Medical Association, Arkansas Medical Society and the Mississippi County Medical Society, and took an active part in the Dud Casnn New York Cotton NEW YORK, Mar. 30 (UP) — you BY BURNS _ Mas- July Oct Dec Jan March Spots closed forty-nine. open high low H25 1410 1424 H16 H59 1411 1394 1361 1386 1352 13S3 1353 1357 1380 1356 1353 1385 - 1359 close 1465 1455 1388 1380 1380 , -.-..11...J. iin; tKJIJplllJJ has refused to deal with the union except as the representative of 115 members in Chrysler plants. As reports of the impending recess Increased, Murphy said: "r don't like lo let an hour go oy without making som» effort to settle this strike that is affectin- 60.000 workers " post of the American Leaion. Known lo Thousands In the years he practiced here .„„. - J —." ••*- nerc 1381 he came In contact with thousands * up-of p who New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, Mar. 30 <UP)The cotton market shot uu as much as S2.50 a bale today for new highs since 1030, frantic traders pleading for colton at any price. The market followed foreign markets which were up as much as $4 a bale.: Ju1 >" open 1421 Hil 1361 1374 1363 1366 high low 1462 1418 H53 1407 13D1 1358 1393 1361 1391 1303 1394 1366 Only sympathetic', people should! Oct he given positions of authority.! Dec mats Ihe reason you. usually git] Jan a squarei- deal from officials'March who have worked themselves up I Spots closed slea'dT atTsoo" from the ranks. They realize what! forty-eight ' the people under 'em have lo puti up with. There ain't nolhin' more eomfortin' than ti word of kindness al Ihc right time. ! had a sympathetic, uncle down ome who was a judge. One time nis duly compelled him to sen- n c c a ma n to ninety iitiic yea rs V^d%™unk™d with a quiver in his voice said close 14C1 1452 1388 1391 1391 1394 'V -,'!, a (luiver '» ''« voice said >V. it ,!' llcvor »vc long enough lo do My uuele brushed back a U-ar I,™ 1 " . h £ eye and looked at Ihe '"or. and says "Well don't let that ,*°rry you. Brother, you Jest dp "5 much of it ns you can," EAST ST. LOUIS. III.. Afar. (UP)—Hogs: receipts 12000 Top 10.30 170-230 Its 10.10-1025 140-160 tbs 7.20-9.90 Bulk sows 9.G5-9.85 Cattle: receipts 3,600 30 Steers 8.40-10.50 Slaughter sttcrs 0.75-13.CO Mixed yearlings and heifers ' 7.50-9.75 : Slaughter heifers 6.50-11.00 Beef cows 6.25-0.50. Cutters and low cutters 3.75-5.00 Clositiff Stork Price,: NEW YORK, Mar. Jo (UP) -The had believed him well on Ihe road to complete recovery when death struck him. Only yesterday morning Dr. Usrey fas walking down the street and spied two small chaps, one witn nis arm hanging loose. He questioned him and the child said he had broken his arm and that it hurt. Dr. Usrcy told him to go to Jus on-lee and thrlt his partner would look after it. The child said, "I can't go because I haven't any money,- but Ihc physician told him "Never mind; Just run alon ? ,m there." That wa s his last case While he was sick Dr. Usrey s»- lected a motto, which he had printed and framed by his youthful friend, Gordon Ramey. Not knowJn* of his death, young Ramey delivered tlie framed motto to thc Usrey home Just after Dr. Usrey 1 wis stricken. The motto was: "I shall pass through thus world but once. Any good, therefore, that I can do or kindness lhat I c an show any human being, let me do it now. LSI me not- delay or neglect it. for I shall not pass this "way again. Colorado Cspccls Boom DENVER (UP)-Cotorado's lour-! 1st. business will be double lhat of' l«t year, according to estimates oi Allen B. Spencer of the Denver Convention and Tourist Bu- stock market closed In a o' irndl'i<> today. Unilsd States Steel closed at 123 1-8. up 4 1-2. nethlehem Steel was iro 5 1-2 feints. U. S. Rubber anil American Smelting rach gained more than three points. Other stocks registered' gains reaching to two points. A T and T Anaconda Copper Bethlehem Stesl Chrysler '..'. '.'. Coca, Coin General Electric ....... General Motors Internationa! Harvester -McKcsson-Robbins 170 7-8 65 7- E 101 3--1 126 164 3-4 58 1-J was adjourned morning. The> meeting hour for today's session was changed later by Gov. Bailey until 2:30 tills afternoon. the court Is becoming a little more liberal • In Interpreting statutes." "I don't Ihink that the court is infallible.and -I still think It Is often swayed by economic predilec lions," said Hankheail. He said he thought tl:e new decisions Were unlikely "to sway one wuy or thc other" the course of the court program. Nye and Fish Offer New and • Drastic Neutrality Proposal WASHINGTON, Mar. 30. (UP)— Sonalor Gerald P. Nyc (Rep.. N. D.) and Rep. Hamilton Fish (Rep., N. Y.) today introduced Identical resolutions in the senate and house which would set up a new and drastic neutrality policy, banning shipments of arms to European countries In time of peace as well as In war. Thc resolution, however, would permit shipments to "nations on the American continents engaged in war against n non-American state or states." The president would be given Verdict of Accidental Death Returned by Jury STEKLE, Mo.—A verdict of accidental death was returned by n coroner's jury here late yeslerdaj in the case of Ovan Larue, 31 who died at the Dlyllicville hospital early Monday of Injuries received while he was a prisoner in the city Jail here Saturday night. prisoner in the Jail when Lame was hurt, testified that thc skull fracture which was. the cause of death resulted when ^Laruo fell to Ihc jail floor from the top of the'cage to which he had cllmh- ed to sleep after being jailed lor drunkenness. Hudson said tha( he warned Larue that he was likely to fall Oklahoma Sena lor Advances Plan lo Put 2,000,000 Boles on Market , WASHINGTON."Mar. 30 Cui'l— Senator Elmer Thomas, IDciii., Okla.) loday proposed that the Commodity Credit Corporation purchase all cotton taken as ruHi'i MI- loans made In 1 and 1035. ' Borrowers' equities; hi (lit cotton would bii purchased at the rale of one-half cent pa'r.uounc under lerms of n resolution he Introduced' In the senate. 'Ihe resolution : estimated llu corporation has at present aboui 2,100,000 bales, rc'presen'tlnjj unpaU loans. ; . •' ' . \ •./,,: Thomas, however, '.Vald'.'tire' resb'- lutlon was - Introduced'• Id obtah hearings and develop faots'»upot jvhteh, a., jiujre accurate.'measuri •could lie : -drifted; - .- .' .The resolution said that Uu withholding ofj : this quantity o colton Is .actlnjr ns a threat lo colton prices. ' The resolution provides lhat al cotton purchased would " be soli to the highest bidder at the rati of 100,000 bales per month. Nc sales would bo made, •according lo the measure, during the .month of September. October, Novembc and December. Truck Hits Child on Highway Near Lepanto LEPANTO, Ark.—Wanda Joyc Judkins, 1, was run over by i truck Monday morning as sli attempted lo cross Ihc highway to board Ihe school bus for Lc panto. The accident occurred five mile southwest of Lepanto on Hlghwaj 40, nenr Ihc Judkins home. Th child darted across thc road to ward the school bus. immindfu of the approaching truck. He lather. William Judkins. driver c, the. school bus witnessed the ac cldcnt and rushed his child t' Dr. C. E. Bylcr of Lepanto wlv gave her medical attention bcfor sending her to n Memphis hos pital. Although she was severe! hurt, her condition was not con sidcrcd critical. Wislcr McCain, farmer, was th driver of thc truck. broad aulhorily lo carry out pro-(but that Larue replied- visions of lhc p act, which stipulated ••••--- - •- • 15 3-8 N€w York..Central 525- Philllps Petroleum ..... „ . Radio Corp 11 l-_ St. Louis-San Francisco 4 1-8 Simmons Bed 54 3-1 Stcndard of N J 71 3-4 Texas Corp go 1-8 U S Smelting 100 1-2 U S Steel " 123 1-8 11-2 that If any shipments of arms were apprehended the goods would be confiscated by the government. In a Joint statement issued when they introduced thc resolutions. Nye and Fish said that since this country had signed thc Brland- Kellogg pact renouncing war "it| 'Let me alone. I know what I am doing." Coroner. Jack Kelley of Haytl conducted thc Inquest. Funeral services for Larue were to be held this afternoon at thc Church of Christ at Gibson. .oyalists Seem Able to Co£;e With 'Present 'liH surgent Forces .... HV I GUIS F. KEEMU: -^ , United I'rcss Cable Kdllor Toda>'s news fiom Spain indi- nli'd strongly that the loyalists, flci months of being the nindei- \cf, ha\e at least momeatailly urncd the tide. ' Circumstantial repoils spwul, hioiish Euiopc of disaffection ill' he rebel innks; of nvuttciings 'of;! noil nnd many executions lo put"' town Incipient icvolts. / H was also repotted that Iho chcl Spanlatds and their German illles blaming the Italians for heir at Gnadalajnia taiA- tow in the Cordoba legkm 'south >f 'Madiid, nre bickering with (he Italians. -» Cordoba ..Urlvn Falls ; Madrid icported that the rebel Irive to capluio the Alnmden meicurj mines bctwctn Madiid ' and coidoba had • collapsed and* .hat 10,000 Italian and Clcinitm .roopi v,eio leticatlng toward Cordoba ' Noilhcnsl of Madiid the lo>nl-i'l sts were driving towaid, Siguen/a,'* I nsuigcnl base In the north The i I Insingcnts massed for. a countcl i attack hoping to drive the lojal-^ Isls back to Madrid '' Mo-il of the Information came from lojaltst sources The Insur- ?cnls had lilllc to announce biifi' It Is to ; be assumed that if thcj had any victories to announce they would scarcely remqln silent The loyalist navs also look n hew lease on l|fe nnd began wrtde-.' spread bombardments^ of rebel ports and lases -Valentin, the loyalist capital, asserted that thch niiiy had icgalned suihcmacj, in "panlsh Rome bj the Problem vas obviously dLslurhed tund of events The dnngei to European relations las In Ihe fact that Mussolini might feel trundled to/send icenforce- menlsito yi\e Italian prestige and 'ismc an Insuigcnk ilctory J He Is iimUllhig to do so except as a last lesort It was rcpoitcct " he had sent secret aiders to the Italian ofltceis, in Spain 'ttr.stiflen Iheli reslstcncc and' win quickly\ foi thc insurgents jhl „ -Virglnio Gayda Mussolini <; 5 mouthpiece voiced thc'mlsh ijjtcli r Is fathci lo the Ihought when J\o . wrote hopefully In his newspipei lhat the next few' days should' "seal Ihc fate" of the '"reds." •4 Is only logical and p/opcr 'lhat| M a |,,J,. c r\< U7-,«J •3 the next step should be to oul-! matcftes Un 'y "OOQ law Ihe sale of ammunition mid IT 1 :_ AJJ V*I? Chicago Wheat open high low close May 142 1-4 144 1-4 141 3-4 144 129 3-4 120 5-8 129 1-2 56 1-A implements of war." Roosevelt Nominates Sharp for WPA Office WASHINGTON, Mar. 30 (UP) — President Roosevelt yesterday nom-, Inated Floyd Sharp to be Works' Progress Administrator for Ar kansas. Jill 128 Sharp has been acting administrator. In charge of WPA actlvi- Chicago Corn open high low close May 118 7-8 121 '1-2 117 ,7-8 121 .1-8 Jill 113 5-3 115 5-8 112 1-4 115 3-8 rcau. He estimates lhat tourists j will .spend belwcen 35 and 60 mil- Arncanum, a fraternal soclely, in "OILS, nAttrtM In 1077 Used in Odd Violin SPRINGFIELD. O. (UPl-Jamcs A. Davis. 70. wanted to make a violin composed of wood from every state In thc union bill Sen. Joseph T. Robinson of Arkansas was the only one to contribute. Not discouraged by lack of contributions Davis, after spending 1,658 hours, constructed an instrument and case with matches, celluloid and the one piece of Arkansas wood. Davis, a native of Arkansas, can- Liquor Legal in Georgia If People Vote Approval ATLANTA, Ga., Mar. 30. (UP) — Gov. E. D. Rivers today signed a bill which would legalize liquor in Georgia if approved by the people in a referendum June 8. The measure, providing for liquor sales In unbroken packages, would net the suite approximately —.-...v v.»•>£,.. u. T.I .a i.vvxi- i-rii«,o r u imuM' ui [viKunsas, can- ties In Arkansas, since the death 1 not play thc violin which took 5- pver a year ago of the late W. R ""- --'-• • • - -' byess. who he succeeds. School Has Emply Grades BLACK MOUNTAIN, Cat. (UPl — 327 malches and 2.027 pieces of celluloid lo build. He used 18,581 malches In thc case. He spent 727 hours making Ihe violin and 931 hours building the case. The public school here Is In Ihef Davis has constructed other vio- cmbarrasslng situation of hiiv<n<tf)ius, and in 1929 he took his first more- grades than it has pupils, one lo the, National Museum In Of the latter there b one in xielWashington,'where an oOJclnl told . .first grade and one In the eighth, him it was the only one ever con- Ihut Ihe other grades are empty. Istnicled almost entirely of matches. Hope for Settlement of Ecru School Strike! ECRU Miss, Mar 30 (UP)—V^ School tiiistees and teachers to- da> confcircd about salaries owed four Instructors—the cause of 12o students striking. Thc high school pupils and four tcichfis walked out yesterday, de--, mandlng that 'about three months ' back sahrj be paid the teachers. School authonlies and parents hoped a compromise agreement might bo reached. Thirty miles north the Hickory Flat community school remained!', closed 'Indefinitely' unlil sinking students dcc'de to accept the education boaids, action in failing to reflect six of the nine teacheis Continue Questioning of Murder, Suspect NEW YORK Mar 30 (UP)' — Admittedly baffled by the Eastci sl-Hin? of Veronica Gedeon. pretty artist's model, her .mother, and- their lodger, police centered their, -..........«•«: «iii,iuiimitii<:iy M.UW.- Investigation today'^ipon ft former 000 annually, wet advocates said roomer- at the Gedeon • home It will automatically become law " If a majority of thc electorate vote favorably. Will Use 13,000,000 Bales of U. S. Cotton j WASHINGTON. Mar. 30. (UP>— The department of agriculture today forecast world consumption of American cotton for the 1936-37 season will amount to more than 13.000,000 bales. George Gueret. 46-year-'old, i French-born chauffeur, | n whose , room detectives found bloody j handkerchiefs, was still , belli"- questioned early today although It • hid been announced that he was exonerated and would be released'. London Cathedral Cleaned LONDON (UP) — A mammoth spring-cleaning Job U being undertaken at York Minster. The interior stonework Is being cleaned, and It will take Jo years to complete. About 4.500 scrubbing brushes, .6,700 pounds* of soap, 720 pounds of pumice. powder, and 2,500 floor cloths will be used. WEATHER ARKANSAS — Partly cloudy,' frost and freezing temperatures' If weather clpan tonight Wed-' ncsdij generally filr. risii-s temperatures. Memphis and Vicinity — U«it rains possibb changing to snow flurries tonight, coldei -nith lowest temperature 32 to 30. Wednesday fair. The maximum temperature hci-p yesterday v,as 45, minimum 28 partly cloudy, according to Samuel P. Morris, official feather ob.ierver,

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