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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. 17 Blythevlllc Courier niythovllle Daily News Hlytheville Herald Mississippi Valley Leade: HLYTIIKVILLK, .ARKANSAS, WKDNKSDAY, APHII, 7, SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS SH WARSH City Election in Brief The vole by boxes for contested offices follows: Jess White, John McHaney -••• and Esles L u n s f o v d Named lo Council I With Marion Williams, insurance man and .former first ward alderman, easily outdistancing two opponents in the mayoralty race, three aldermanic contests provided the features of yesterday's municipal election. John C. McHaney's 20-vote victory ov^r Floyd A.' White for (he .second ward aldermanic berth, Es-, les Lunsford'.s 10-vote triumph over Damon McLeoct and IS-vole "victory over w. L. (Jack) Horuer for the third ward aldermanic position und Jesse white's Si-vote margin over 13. F. Fry for the unexpired term of Williams as first ward al- c'crman showed the extent of interest in the aldermanic races. J. L. Guard, re-elected lo his first full term as first ward alderman, and Jack Pinley Robinson, re-elected to the dollar-'a-year Job of city treasurer, breezed through without opposition. Wins Every Ward Williams swept every ward and carried the absentee vote as well in Ills smashing victory over w. W. Ilollipeler and G. H. Grear. Williams received a total of 585 votes. Hollipeter received 242 an:! Grear. making his second race Tor mayor, earnercd 114 ballots. Though the • post-primary year list of electors was large, as usual, only DM votes were cast in the mayor's race, reflecting the quiel lire-election campaign in which the aldernianic contests all but . overshadowed the mayoralty coin. petition'.' '-., —..-Mo Shakeup.tikely ,' Iti.wa's generally understood rtur- ing ths campaign that Williams had the backing of the administrative forces—not of retiring Mayor Cecil Shane, who apparently adapted a hands-ofr attitude—but of the bis majority of the appointive members of the municipal govern- ,menrs departments. .Consequently, while no announcement has been made by the mayor-elect, no dras- lic chmiges in the personnel of city employes appeared imminent today. ' Newly elected officials will >.r inducled into office at the nc" regular meeting of the citv cotin^ 1 Tuesday night. Mayor W. W. Hollipeter G. H. Grear Marion Williams Aldermen Jesse White E. p. Pry John O. McHaney Floyd A. White • Estes Lunsford Damon McLootl W. L. Horner 1st Ward 53 46 2SG 184 154 2n<lWaril Sri) Ward Aljuenlcp 1G3 49 240 231 215 23 1C G4 40 33 To I a I 242 114 585 190 159 240 220 43 33 28 MflYSLE KERSlii TO JO' LL 3S Warns Senate Boost In Taxes Is Unavoidable WASHINGTON, Apr. 7 (UP)— Senator William II. 'Kintr UX'in., Ulali) warned the senate today thai a general lux Increase faced Ihe nation unless expenses are curtailed drastically. He predicted a deficit of between $4,000,000,OCO and 55.000,000,000 for the pies- lent fiscal year. P A , i~*' I U'nt fiscal year eace Agreement Lnds speaking in connection with the Strike of 60,000 i in Detroit Plaiils ..'V Defeats L. C. Stevens, 991 Negroes Win Acquittal ...,„„„ to 49; Five Aldermen! Court; Youths Are i ".[^ Named DETROIT, April 7. (UP)—Chrys- l'.'r Corporation officials and 'the United Automobile Workers of America today completed plans for the return to work of 60.000 automobile employes as settlement of the Chrysler strike resulted In agreement by two of the "big three" manufacturers to deal with the union. The U. W. A.'s next announced report on the hide pendent offices appropriation bill King said he had found no disposition on the part of the administration to bring about appreciable curtallmtnt of expendi- '•ire.s nnd added: "It will be imperative on congress to levy heavier laxes, drastic though (lie present r«Us me." MANILA, Ark.—Louis Needham m of J. U. Needham, long a political figure here, won the aiayor's race In tile city election •eslcrday, defeating L. V, Stevens, 'ormer marshal, 99 lo 49. This is N'eedham's first political office. There was a total of 148 votes :ast in the election which only had contests in the mayor's anil ildermen's races, Riley Duncan, j the charges and the cases' 7 "w York Cotton , NEW YORK. Apr. 7 (UP) _ Cotton closed barelv steady. •;. Cr^ll l>jr»h K\v fl^e Mav July Oct ' Dec Jan March Spots closed twenty-nine. 1412 1421 1399 1412 1410 1388 ISTO 1360 1335 1344 1353 132G 1337 1354 1330 1K5C 1337 133fi 1407 1391 1337 132G 1332 133G quiet at 14G7. off I admire n man who Is conservative up to a en-tain point, but you purt near got to take a chance if you want'ta git ahead. No matter what you go Into, you'll find there's bound to be some kind of a "bug-a-boo" attached lo it. If you should find a money-makin rropo-'iiion where there was nc chance connected with it. you'd find thc competition so keen you rcnldn't make anything on It anyhow. Tiio mast conservative man 1 cvfr saw was my Uncle Hod I went out lo ilsit him one tlms and found him sittln' In the .-hade of a tree. I says "How_ ycur cetlon doin'?" and he says "I didn't plant nore this year— I'm pfrald of the coll weavils." I fays "How's the corn?" He sayf "I didn't riant no corn cither— I was afraid we wouldn't gel cnc.ush rain." I said "Did'ja plant il all in potatoes?" and he says "Maw, I didn't plant no potatoes cither— I was afraid of the potato bug." 'And I says "Well, what dtd'ja plant then?" He says "I didn't plant nothln'—I played safe!" (Copyright, 1937, Esquire Features, Inc.) cnr ~, . _ j __ _. . ---- | iiiL'iu wun wauer P. Chrysler in Charged With reriurv I thc La " sm * ofrice or oov. Frank ' •' Murphy, they were faced with The spring term criminal court came here last night. Russell and Elois Hampton, ne- groes, of circuit I " selli "8" 'he agreement to lliou- to i rTnw sallds of chr '' slcr workmen. 10 a close | Must On|cr M . l|crj . )ls Corporation officials planned a 2 p.m. meeting In their directed verdicts of. S' nicct " 1? '" tllc "' H ^ hlulltl the final u?v eases! " rk __' ialu !«cutlve offices to plan acquit:al In the final jury of the term yesterday afternoon. •They were charged with assault vith intent to kill but the state's witnesses failed to substantiate •ith US votes, W. B. Brown, with H, Lee Rosenberg, with 84, Harry Golden, with 95, and G. C. Canidy, witli 00, were elected alder- nen. They defeated Jesse Pierce, 'ho polled 60 voles. G. Mike jr., I'ho polled 74, /ith 81. Ira ' Shedd, Ed W. Essig was elected treas- dismissed. The charges grew out of an Ash street bruwl In which another negro was slain by Fred Stewart, negro, against whom, charges apparently " have been dropped, the state admitting that it has no case against the negro. Neill Heed represented the Hamp. - irer without opposition. The same ' recorder's race tons. was true in' the vitti Guy, McHenry the only Brings Perjury Charges Woodrow Rrker and Monroe Jackson, youths .in- their earli I ~ ' •" r— ?•"• vfinj uuvrviuu, juutita i]ii iilLir CcllJJ candidate and in the/attorney's .twenties, who received - six-yav jorftest wljh -Robert 'A'. West. as.J lerms for car theft'earlier: ' was he only candidate! Gill Is Bell Mayor DELL. Ark.—Noble Gill „..„ fleeted mayor and W. E. Potter. ;ierk and recorder, in a.quiet town election here yesterday. E.' M. Woodard, H. H. Crawford, M. w. Lewis, otto Koebler and Ci:rtis Downs were elected aldermen out of a field of several candidates. V W. Cox Easv Winner in Leachville Election I.EACHVILLE, Ark., Apr. 7.— ittlc interest was manifested in 'esterday's town election with J. V. Co.\. former alderman, being tected , as mayor by an overwhelming majorily over Raymond .'nillipsr and all members of the own council being re-elected. Cox received 66 votes to Phillips' 2. J. W. Fields, who has served f mayor, was not a candidate •r re-election. _^T. A. Kennett. T. O. Wilkins, A. j. Taylor. Fred Alexander and «. R. Honnoll we're . re-elected Aldermen. They were opposed by V P. Pierce, and A. Guinn. •W. L. Taber was re-elected town •ecorder without opposition and Clarence Meadows was re-elected own attorney without opposition. Cordon Wright Wins Race at Caruthersville term, were arraigned on charges of y s job one of v - j-~ • — placing huge orders for slcel. iron, glass, bodies and .oilier parts. It was believed tbal with reordering effected Immediately the plants inlaht reopen within ten days. : The union's task was to explain to a mass meeting of workers ito'- night in the coliseum of the stale fairgrounds what had been galped in the agreement with Ihe corpo/n- tion. Collective bargaining rights were achieved by the union only for th'bsc Chrysler workers who are ,on its'membership rolls." The : term s also provided that tin corporation "will not aid, promote PSf- jiliSS.' ?t\y_ 1®SP.r,.Efouo pi--fe)r- ganizatiori" or' any oCbcr union terra, were arraigned on charges of which might, ••undermine" the U perjury. They entered pleas of not ! A \ v A u "" er '"»ie me u. . ' 1 * AUorncy i,.In return, the union nled-jed that be set for the first day of the next term, declaring he would have tfem brought back from, prison to stand trial. Their denial of previous convictions and imprisonnunt during their car theft trial caused the prosecutor to charge them with perjury. Emmett Murray received a heavier sentence than he might otherwise have been given because of h|s conduct in the jail Monday night. Murray had entered pleas of euiity to fonjery and uit;rins , , ; il »-»»<l «o sit-down strike uor .permit: its members-to any earlier in the term had not been scnlenced. Monday night he beat a man wbo had bscn placed in the Jail in an intoxicated duration of thn compact, 1 which extends to March 31. To Be No "Coercion" The union agreed also that "nei- tl'.er it nor its uiEmbers will in- timidats or coerce employes" and also not "to solicit members on cor- IJOiatioh time, or plant property. 1 ' Nsgoliaticns will open in Detroit Thursday. .April 8, to arrive at r-. si-pplementary a?re?m-?nt disiiosini of issues not. treate.1 in the settle- . . ment. The u. A. W. A. pbdgcc!! I to terminate tj-'e present strike immediately and the coroiratio'i romised to reopen its closed plant _ IED Business Men Pledge Sup- porl; Will Make Cily- Wulc Campaign Determination to put the Hly- thcvillc Chinnbcr of Commerce on an effective basis this 1 year was voiced by about 25 local business men who met at Ihe Hotel Noble last night .at the invitation of Clarence Wilson, president of Ihe organization. The first step in a program of renewed civic activity will be a vigorous membership drive, designed to a«ure the Chamber an Income of ut least $0,000 . for the year. As a staiier those present last night, all of them already ^pmtnv I muJc \\V.,,,io II Q members of the organization, sub- -•enalOl Lewis Waills U. i>. scribed lo 31 additional mcmber- Power Dive Takes Army Pilot toDeath OALVESTON, Tex.i April 7. (UP) —LI, A, E. Livingston, 28. army pilot, of Russctlvllle, Ark., was killed Instantly here today when his pm-sull plane failed to come oul of a (lower dive during air target practice and plunged tnlo the Gulf of Mexico. Livingston was a member of Hie 55th Pursuit Squadron, Third Al- Inck Group, stationed at liarksdalc I''leld, Shroveport, La. lie was one of a dozen pilots engaging in target practice three fH'.artcrs of a mile olfsliore from Tort Crockett. Livingston nosed his plane downward frbili a height of several thousand feel In a power dive toward his target mid the ship plummeted into the water. Livingston was the sou of j. A Livingston, newspaper publisher of Itmsellvlllc. Ark. He Is survived by his parents and a-sister, Hlta Pave Livingston. to Move for Treaty Re-l'^'or vision WASHINGTON, Apr. 7 (UP) — Senator J. Hamilton Lewis (Dem., III.) today asked President lioose- vell to call nn International peace conference, In the United Slnles to settle current European disputes and revise the Versailles treaty. The proposal, made In the sc'n- ate. came In thc face of persistent denials that the administration has any present intention of proposing an economic or disarnmincnl conference. Washington officials arc known to believe that an international conference at th|s time would be valueless. each. ... -. thorn also agreed to] parllclpntc Friday morning In a' general membership canvass In which every business.-house and ?very professional man In'niythc- 'Ille will be asked (o take one or more memberships In the organ- i/alion. (unities Ahead Blythevlllc must either put its Chamber of Commerce on a basis which will enable It to function effectively for thc advancement of thc community or it must abandon It . altogether, President Wilson told last night's meeting. He pointed out that the country In general and this region in particular apparently were entering upon a. period of expandlni; Lewis .contended that-• conditions[|"'fj n 1* s ,,' ilcllvlt 3 r and • declared now obtaining In Europe "in- .| ]U |lhat If Ihc business men of Bly- [fjjthevllte wanted to share fully hi .toi t .y5.'??P nllslon It was up tp them to ^ SUDPOL't an nrL'tini-.mHrm th«i vitc, America to.consider that United States was-.— fpunded establish peace among men." -• - --= .....v L:\vis, a member of the senatu _ wou| d be able lo exercise com- foreign relations conmilttee. die not name., specific nations which might ; be called to the confer- ut;u& ii]ui;io"rs 10 en^af'e ,• — ...'..**.,- Chrj-sler plants for'the f, ncc but sftld llle - v s ' 10 " lcl lncUl(lc /.r ihn . n mn.«» ....i-t.i. ... lil e nations who are narties In "nations who are parlies to the Versailles peace treaty." -,„ ;. ,-;•- ;v- —• -"•;. i s o reoueii s cosed nlant ditlon. thoroughly blackin? both of j "as soon as possible" agro-inn to the drunk nnn c oro<: Trie n^ttnn ",•„„ ;i^.. -_ ._ .... **.. . the drunk man's e<-»s. His action aroused the ire of Sheriff Hale Jackson and the court, admittin; that he was Uking coi>nizsncj of Murray's conduct. ?ave him a thrce-y:ar sentence for for?sry. Several Arc Sentenced The court passed jentencc on a number of prisoners r.r.d dis|X>s«l of other cases yesterday afternoon Among cases disposed of were th; Ira Whltaker. Brand larceny, oils y?ar; E. J. Butler, false pretense, "me year; Marvin Townsend, grand "rcemploy as, rapidly employes now on strike. as pas; c crou-risr. ' b.T r "'iJ ; v ~ . Mo.-Gor- «™v?"o^\S? y ^^ S ™* ^ '.on Wnght defeated H. p. i Tile followinj negroes ver^ s»n- rhweatt, Incumbent, for alderman i tenced: return to "their usual work 'without discrimination against tfvem for participating in the -strike, and in accordance with seniority rules of the corporation now in effect." HTO Slrikc Settled LANSING. Mich.. April 7. (UP) ..^•-w pr.iT.ij Murphv announced today that the strike of 2,400 workers at Ihe nliiit of ths Rei c,ir --'•v-iiv hM hn»n settled with union and company conferees acce-it- SJine Pitts. 13 years for roblnry, I ment" as was reached last"ni«nt hi 10 years beln? suspended: Elmer | Hi- Chrysler si-ike ihen-.velh. burjlary. two years; • Ilic two pin",its 'of R?0 in til- state capital will be evicualed im- reer-ialelv. ths governor siirt ftrike-fce-.-r.d sines March 10, the , , n n. Ward 2, 284 to 237, and J. W. [ ^^ Alvis riant? be reopened for itinintion of production as soon 'as ---, „.**, IIULU o aCtVL, to 216, in the principal con- :esls in yesterday's municipal election here. Jim Money ran third n Ward 3, getting 80 votes J. W. Davis In Ward 1 and J L. Daniels in Ward 2 were re:i:med to the board of aldermen vithout opposition. J. M. Reeves >nd O. W. Clinton were elected! .0 thc school board without op- i oosition. ! Charles Ware and Fonlaine Page, burglary, two years: Dave Nash, grand larceny, one year; John Lee. grand larceny, one year; Bsn Lee. 8ran< i l larcen >'' lllr( i 5-«"s: Otho L,,,,, gran(| )arcc ,, y ^ ye ^ s . Jjm Baker, grand larceny, two years. possible. Agreement between union , company conferees, incluttn* President DDiialci E. Bates, was" reached at 2:18 p.m. It was signed at 2:28 pin. Orleans Cot tor Sfnrk PrifPH OtWtft t I lCKi> NFW ORIEANS. Apr. 7 tTJPi — 1 Cotton closed barely steady. Three Reelected to Cooler Town Board COOTER. Mo.-iiuhe town election here yesterday R. L Ennls T. H. Perry, and Jack Rushing were reflected to the town board and S. L. Wagster and H I, Casey were chosen to succeed Ed' crlce and L. E. Reid. The vote (first fiv? elected) • Rushing, 87; Casey. 80; Wajs cr, 9: Perry, 59: Ennls, 51- R C ld 50' ' , . " ''' W " 11ams °» was elected A, T. and T Anaconda Copper Beth. Stee I '. Chrysler .1 Coca Cola General Elcclric "." Gen. Motors McKesson Robbins Int. Harvester Montgomery Ward N. y. Central . ..'. Packard Phillips Petro. " "' Radio Corp. .:."". Ft. Louis-S. F. '.' .. Simmons Bed Standard Oil N.'j."! Texas Corp U. S. Smelling R. Beckham for the Cooler seat on Ihe school board. 87 lo so. . 58 1-8 . 00 5-8 . in 1-2 . 164 1-2 . 54 . 59 1-4 . 13 5-8 . 99 1-2 . SB 3-4 . 40 3-4 . 103-8 . 10 5-8 . 33-4 . 51 1-2 . 685-8 .. 58 1-4 91 S. Steei °.........'.... Ill 3-4 Zonite 7 1.4 May July Oct ! Jan March open hleh lew ,14f8 1416 1301 1305 1405 1380 1348 1355 1332 1351 13GO 1334 1351b 1355 1330 1365 1355 1342 13M 1385 1338 1333 Attack , , -.on Ba;ley Proposal Set for Tomorrow LITTLE ROCK. Apr. 7 (UP)— The hearing on the petition of W. ?. Scougale. taxpayer, to prevent the transfer of $100,000 from the ligluvay bond refunding account o pay the expenses of Gov. Carl E. Bailey's refinancing program vas postponed today unlil Thurs- J "iy. Postponement was due to the absence from the city of Atty. jen. Jack Holt, who will represent :hc state, at the hearings. Scougale m his suit, filed earlier this week, nought to enjoin the state treasurer and auditor from transferring the money from one account o the other. In his petition Scougale de- 'larcd that the proposed refinancing plan of the governor was detrimental to taxpayers and would ruin Ihc state's credit. 'Typical Refugee" Dies of Pneumonia BAESETT. Ark. — Funeral vices were held at the Bassett three 35, support an organization' that lid. be able to exercise com- Inunlty .leadership In cupilalizatton upon the opportunities that arc certain lo' be presented. His answer was an apparently unanimous decision to support mi enlarged 'Chamber of Commerce program, calling for a budget doui ble'or more than that of recent years. Humorous, brief talks were made, .1! favorable to expanding Cham-' 'oer of Commerce activities. Speakers included U. A. Lynch, Crawford Noble, Jesse Taylor, C a Smith. E. B. Estes, Hugh Ilarbert Max B. Reid, Rupert Craflon, E. D. Ferguson and others. I'ark anil Fairgrounds Taylor pointed out lhat even though its resources In recent years have been extremely limited the Chamber of Commerce has a number of major achievements lo Us credit. He cited especially the Rice-Stls factory proect and the Walker Park and fairgrounds development. The factory undertaking, he said, could not have ieen put over without such nn Fie* IRE SUSPECTED OF London Sends Destroyer to Island. Base to Make Protest CitS UP BILLJ Measure Seeks to Facilitate Consideration of Constitutional Issues WASHINGTON, April 7A <UP)- Thc house today took up thc Sumners bin for facilitating federal court consideration of constitutional cases—a measure which comprises one phase of 'President .Roosevelt's Judiciary program. House consideration of -the measure, sponsored by. Rep. Haltoti W Sumners,<Dcm, •»«.) chalrman-of Ihe -house- -judiahry tornTulttcc; came unexpectedly, Sumners called up the bin for action after the house had sidetracked consideration of Ihc Mitchell anil-lynching bill. The Sumners bill provides that in cases Involving constitutionality of federal laws, courts must inform the attorney general of the action and allow him an opportunity to appear in (he tualtcr. Meantime Senator Edward "R Burke (Dem., Neb.), leading foe of President Roosevelt's court program, said he believed senate Judiciary-hearings on the bill could be concluded Iifa week or ten days. The nurke statement was made In thc face of rising sentiment In the committee that '-the lime had come to end public testimony for and against the court, program By I.OUIS J'. KEE'MI.E United 1'rcE.s Cable Hdltor International tension over- Ihc Spanish civil war was heightened loduy by an attack on a British dcstioycr by Spanish Insurgent ah- planes. ' ^ Thc destroyer Garland was sent at full siieetl to the Balearic'Is- lands Insurgent air base to protest to the nationalist authorities s There have been rej)ealed'>rp- ports that a strong force of Italian planes, manned by Italian.'flyers, Is In the Balearlcs Urllish quarters In London had an uneasy suspicion lhat the attack on,the destroyer, the Gallant, might ha\e been by Italian planes, bill gov- rnment sources refused to coin- ient on Ihe ground lhat they knew only that they weic two-n|olorcd phfnes and did not know what make. Allack'cd Twice The, Gallant was marked conspicuously with Ihe Brlllsli colors ( It was bombdd by three planes in two different attacks Tho.destioy- cr replied with her anil-aircraft guns and drove the bombers .off. Britain has e.xpicssed open determination- to- protect her merchant shipping In Spanish waters and British warships are undci standing 'orders, to file 6n any nl- lacker. • ; In Spain'Itself ihc military sltu- organization. The, park and fairgrounds, he said, are a $200,000 asset of thc people of Blytlievllle and Mississippi county, obtained at small original cost lo them anrt lhat ultimately to be repaid through the revenue producing features of the development. Not only was the. Chamber of Commerce chiefly instrumental in obtaining the park and fairgrounds, lie said, but successful management of the "property ' de- , . Burke said that thc opposition had at least half a dozen Important witnesses lo be heard but that he was not in favor of stretching out the hearings unnecessarily. Senator M. M. Logan <Dcm., Ky ) said he would favor reporting favorably to thc senate both thc court bill and the proposed Burke amendment requiring rellrement of Justices at 75 years. Baptist Association Hears Hayti Pastor All of thc U Baptist churches in Mississippi Bounty had representatives- at ihc monthly, meel- big of the County Association at Gosnell yesterday. The meeting, allon was little: changed 'fhe loyalists continued' Ihelr" victorious drive In the Cordoba region In Ihe south and forced the retreating Insurgents, -Includla!; Germans and * "I Italians, .steadily. Into thc" hills Bilbao in Danger :, In the north-.the insurgents ap- iiarently had s the upper hand in 'heir drive on Bilbao They reached the outskirts of Durango, capture of which would put Bilbao in a precarious s|K>t. Spanish loyalist authority charged today that a German cruiser followed a loyalist laiding flotilla alons; the'Mediterranean const anrt radioed Information • of- itv movements to nationalists ashore'. So persistent was the German ship's .surveillance, it was asserted, that the loyalist flotilla comminri- nnt appealed to n British destrojcr . 'o boar witness to the incident. -.. Win's Fingerprints Prove Case, PolicejSay . NEW YORK, Apr. 7 (UP) -- Fingcrprinls found' in a room 20-year-old Robert Irwln occupied In Canton, New York are'Iden- tical with ones found in the apartment where Veronica Gcdeon," 20- year-old artist's model, her .mother, and a lodger were killed Easter Sunday, police said ^tidaV- j Officers described the fingcr- j orlnts ns "almost - conclusive"' "'evl-' tlcncc against Ihe young sculptor is Ihey continued their search; for him. • -o "•- -•' vuu tJiupviiy oc- "-"WILCII .vc.sicrciay. ine meeting pends largely upon the contlnu- 'attended by 80 detcgales, had the QI1CP fif t lll> fllll^lKni- nf *-•_„- f Ini-finr r «*> !__.__ . ' ance of thc Chamber of Com-1 'nrgest a'tlendance In many mercc. Actual management of the'months. park arid rail-grounds, he' pointed! The Rev. William - Huffman out, is In the hands of J. Moll j P"slor of thc church at Hayli' Brooks, secretary of the Chamber i preached Ihe morning sermon ol Commerce who, although also'before reports were given hv f- e secret.-11-v. nf n,« »,.„, ...... < Rcv H L Whltely of Manila secretary, of the Mississippi County Pair association, lessee of the ^..., v , mijouuinrj-. ,\ mai properly, receives no salary from let sang special numbers. county missi , A male quar- • V Tu d"v fcr three n mSL T f"™' W " iC " * ""H P ""' S W " e '" ilde f< "' P«cUcally vieil LS n,u IK ,T,L P T ?t ^ *' fts conlract w'lh the »H of the churches to have evan- 'Tnni w""'"' Kj 1 > sln B"' 3=. Clt >' 'o »se nil of its income forU""sllc meetings during the four Ullic Weave.. 4^. and Mrs. j improvement of the property and j summer months, oj j for retirement of HIP rtnhi. />^n_ A br>«:kni ^11.^110^ «.^^ .—.—. -i fpots closed quiet at 1430, off thirty-two. Livestock ,, ' . - [•— «^i"t.ji».-iiv of the debt con- Mr. KaysuiRcr died at his home I traded by the citv to make the near Trumann. Mrs. Weaver died J Monday at her home near Dyess. and Mrs. Floyd died Monday nt ^ler home near nycxs. Mils.- Floyd's picture appeared In several newspaiiors and Ihe I American magazine as tiie typical flood refugee and because of thai ASTST - LOUIS - The Bureau of Agricultural Economics estimates the 1936 cranberry crop at 530,000 ban els. Top, 10.20. 170-230 ibs., 10.10-10.15. Light weights, 7.00-9.CO. Bulk sows, 9.50-9.75. Cattle: receipts. 2,500 Steers, 8.25-11.00. Slaughter steers. 6.75-13.50. Mixed heifers and vearlin»s. 7,; 0,50. Slaughter heifers. 6.50-11,00. Beef cows. 5.00-G.M. A basket dinner was served at Two Karpis .Gangsters ' Change Pjeas to Guilty CLEVELAND, O.. April 7. (UP) —Two-members of the Alvin Karpis gang 1 , charged with complicity In thc $48.000 Oarrcttsville, O, mail train robbery on November 7, 1035. changed their pleas lo guilty in federal court today and were sentenced to prison. Fred Hunter, machine gunner for the mobsters, was given 25 years. Joe Rcsco, Toledo vice figure, named as an accessory, was sentenced to seveil and one-half years. Judje development r ^. J w w , tul . ^.. nc said, is being retired at a' J L. New.som, in charge rale of more than Sl.OOO per year 1 ' nnd the properly Ls continually being Improved. Maintenance . - . ug noon with the women of the host I Paul Jones deferred until later sen- cluirch. and the pastor, the Rev, 1 tencinj of two thers charged hi of Commerce of the Chamber! upon an effective) concluded, is necessary ! Youth's Death Is Tenth In Family in 10 Years survived by daughters. two .sons and of future opportunities. Couples May Be Wed I Philadelphia Port Lacks To Music in Provence[ Adequate Wharf Space —Music. Ihc j ' PHILADELPHIA (OP)-The Port . , natural heritage of every son of Provence, Is, finally coining buck I'lto its own as an accompaniment of marriage ceremonies. If has just been decided lhat couples may now be "wed to music" in _ "" "' •<" • " •«« uin-liu lilt Milters and low cutters, 3.25-4.73. io'.'s ceremony. [he civil marriage ceicmony which is a legal requisite for even lliose who intend lalcr to hav Ihe same crimes who had pleaded guilty previously. • • Cue. John Zstor. marlne-garajc operator of Port Clinton, o., aided in escape of the gang after Ihe robbery. .The other. John Brock, of Tulsa. okla., was one of the gunmen. of Philadelphia, cxperlencim; the from Bassett. grcalcst boom in n decade, faces a Funeral services were held for shortage of wharfage facilities. the son this afternoon at Bassett For Ihe first time in six years where Interment was made. The member of his family in 10 years «,„•,.». when Dewey Brooks, 17. succumbed WEATHER lo pneumonia at the family home JC \i> IX nJ'^,i • ir ^ • i , ,u Arkansas—Probably showers to- rhiinWnT ri %- H V' g , l ,° l n cr nl2ht »"« Thursday. Warmer In chilaren lad died previously n he j c!lst and ex!remc ysollt i, 0 years he has lived near Blyihe-, ton , ht coMcr Thllr5d(ly . \llle since moving to this section- -- every municipal pier with' a .... perslruclnre is occupied and ihc demand for more space along Ihc rcli3 ' Dclaw «« I grow front continues to Moss Funeral service was In charge of funeral arrangements. The youth Is survived by his father and three brothers, Troy. John and Floyd. Memphis and vicinity—Increasing cloudiness," - probably rain tonight or Thursday. Warmer tonight, colder Thursday with occasional high winds. The maximum tenyjeralure here yesterday, was 61, minimum 39. clear, according to Snhiuel r\ Morris, official weather observer; <>

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