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BUTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS . THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHKABT ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI \ VOI,. XXXIV^-NO. 22 Blylhevllle Courier Blytheville Dnlly News Blytheville Herald Mississippi Valley Leader ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 1037 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS S Mayor Pledges | Woman Missing After Bus ! Help To Strikers " Plungesjnto Water Hijjh Court D e c i s i o n b Make Union Objectives] Law of the Land ' lly United I'ress Sunrcnif court.validation of the' 1 Wai'ner Labor Relations Act appeared today to presage a new era of Industrial peace. Labor observers teliived It might 'Ic-*«n the Ihrent of a strike In the plants of (he Ford Motor corn- pan v. While leaders of the United Automobile Workfrs union in Detroit accelerated their organizing drive in the Ford factories, Chairman J. Warren Madden of the National labor Relations Board expressed the opinion in Wa«hln<>- ton that the company would be .subject to the labor law unclei tin court's Interpretation of the act. The threat of a strike had c;nt- ercd about union recognition, which becomes mandatory .under the act. Tension Relieved The labor situation in both the United Slates and Canada was Im- provhi'r. At Oshawa. Out., where the U. A. W. staged a picketing strike, government 'intervention aopear- cd likely and union leaders ac- cepled the offer of Norman Rogers, minister-of labor, to serve us a mediator. At Hcrshey, Pa., lhe United Chocolate -Workers—an affiliate of the C. I. O—agreed to settle an n-day-old,strike which had been marked by violence. Wages and hours of workers remained unchanged. The union agreed not to coerce non-union workers. The company agreed not to interfere with..union | activities. . .., - 'iSitadtyTir-Resoiullon i Approved*'' WASHINGTON, Apr. 13 (UP) — After a bitter internal fight the house labor committee today approved the Eenateradopted resolution condemning sit-down strikes and employer violations of the Wagner act as contrary to "sound public policy." The committee vote to report the resolution favorably was 11 to •>. Earlier the committee, after a long discussion tabled a motion, His,decision was in a suit brought H to 7, to delay consideration of by holders of the district's bonds he resolution until members had They sought to' have the 'quitclaims had an opportunity to study the deeds set aside and : to coll-ct the supreme court's decisions yesterday '"" ' " ' BRUNSWICK, Ga., Apr. 13 (U P)—The driver land 21' passengers on a Ph'h-Amei'ican bus, en route from Miami. to New York, wfre injured today ' when It plunged oh" the' highway Into -Woodbine creek, 25 miles south of here. A check . or. passengers at the hospital here showed one woman! passenger was missing,and it was believed she may iiuve drowned. Tile bus was, entirely submerged In. the water bill; fast'rescue work on the.part-of those less seriously Injured saved the lives of, ,„, „ „„ , most of the passengers. iThe miss-1 whllc somc . Missl5si W'i county Many Farmers' Remain Un- clccirlecl «s, to Their Planting Plans i Ing woman's name was 'said to be Stewart but her address was not known. , . • At Oshawa, Ont., where provincial authorities have threatened to use troops against striking General Motors of Canada employes, Mayor Alexander C. Hall Is Iriend- !y to the union. In this picture he is shown pleading with strikers for peaceful behavior and promising: "If machine gulls' are used against you men at any time, I'll be In the front line: with you!" farmers have already stftrted. planting cotton, It is still ; too early to estimate with any \ degree of accuracy the increase! In cotton acreage' that Is in prosi>ect for' the county. Only about fourth of the farmers' In' the northern district of the county have filed conservation program worksheets, showing their planting intentions, while In the Osccola district the sign-up campaign under the conservation program .will not start until tomorrow. v Will Hear Cobb Many farmers are still uncertain as to their plans for this year. D. S. Uintrip, county agent for the northern district, .told the Courier News this morning. A re- at Marlanna Friday May Be Trying to Raise Defense Fund Before' Surrendering Him NEW YORK. April 13. (UP1 — Friends of Robert Irwln were reported today to be trying to raise a defense fund before surrender- Ing the former insane asylum inmate to police who accused him of slaying Veronica Oedeon. her mother, and a lodger at their home. Police officials^ said they were convinced Irwln had been enabled to elude investigators by funds secretly supplied him by; associates. A disagreement between .police and prosecuting officials on whether to Indict Ir«-i.\ also was reported I to be delaying possible negotiations I for his surrender. .'•'' A conference yesterday'broke np with intimationsUhat a Tlrst degree _ ,. „„.„, „ c „ . Iunl murder indictment would be sought that a considerably larger Increa from the grand jury today but Dis- ' ' " Gautney Rules - Against Holders'of Carson Lake Bonds OSCEOLA, Ark., April 13,—Chancellor J.-.F. Gautnev" : refvsed yesterday to cancel quit claims deeds for delinquent taxes through: 1915,- siven landowners'':or Carson Lake Road Improvement District No. ; 0 In.consideration for Cie payrnent:of S55.000 ;iii Interest coupons on district binds. • ; - trict Attorney William .6. Dodge later refused to forecast his'tourse. leading to reports he did not thjnk the police evidence strong ' cnoiigh Mix, No Drug Store Cowboy, Talks of Early Life in West More Intcresllng than the remarkable screen career which brought him fame and fortune Is the story of Tom Mix's early days In the Osage country of Oklahoma, 'lite popular hero of western films, here today with his big Uiree-rliiK circus on 'Highway 01, lust south of the city limit', related some of his experiences In an interview with a Courier News reporter this morning. Mix spent most of his life, prior lo entering the show bus!- ; ness, as a cowhand and rancher j in Texas and Oklahoma. He serv- [ cd as a sheriff In Oklahoma back | In the days of'some of the state's ' most notorious bad' men and re- f marked today that his life at var- j Ions times had been linked with thai of Henry Starr, the notorious outlaw whose activities In western Arkansas and Oklahoma arc history. [ It was while Mix .was serving | os n dr-.mity United States marshal } In Oklahoma that he.was once able to do Starr a favor that f ingratiated him lor life. Starr was in the old • federal penal in- i sti'tutiqn in Fort Smith with a i number of rither prisoners, and I ncwcd drive for general partlclpa- lllro "S h » daring act prevented _ IUI |Jttl UCIU.V- l , " lion in the conservation program " wholesale prison break. Ml\, will be made following a- rally wlw »' ns " (l ' lcntl c[ Prcsi ' lcnt "at which 'C the principal speaker' ; " nd lhe °" tlaw " cvcr for &° 1 tlle ally all of the community'!i kl " dnC5S -. ., . , „, . , Cully A. Cobb, In charge of the AAA program In the cotton states will be Practica and county committeemen for the Chickasawba district plan to attend this meeting, Mr. Lnntrlp said. The worksheets 'hied by about a fourth of the'.farmers In the district Iridicate only a very slight increase In cotton acreage, Mr. Lantrip said, but he Is was Theodore Roosevelt, was Instrumental in obtaining a pardon for Starr as a reward for his act ate in the Wagner act cases. Opponents of reporting the sen- e resolution held that the supreme court had already decided the issues, that congress had no power to legislate on sit-down,—v»»o m cAtiiuuge.ior-q strikes, and that it -would not be | deeds releasing'them from advisable to'take up the resolution, which they felt might "com-! plicate" the present situation. ' The resolution also condemned the to-called industrial spy sys- ' tern and company unions. Committee Chairman William B. Connery (Dem., Mass.) said that he would make a rule Monday to bring the resolution to a floor vote on Tuesday. Last week, the house rejected the Dies resolution for a congre.'aional investiga- tioon into the sit-down strike situation. Earlier today Connery called at the White House but said that he did not discuss the resolution with the • president. Aluminum Workers Break NEW KENSINGTON, Pa., April 13. (UP)—A convention of aluminum workers, claiming to represent a majority of the 40,000 employes in the Industry, "bolted" the American Fedcratton of Labor-today find voted unanimously to form an international union affiliated with the Committee for industrial Organization. full amount of delinquent' taxes. The court held that the bondholders : were bound bv an agreement entered "into bv their trustee bv which Jandowners in : the -district raised funds lo/pay off interest coupons in exchange for quit claim payment of delinquent taxes through. 1935 C. -B. Sullenger is receiver • lor tile district which has been in a receivership for a number of years. !• P. Rogers of Brown, Crumm=r C.o of Wichita. Kans., was here in the interest of the [bondholders represented by George B. Ros» of Littl; Rock. G..B. Segraves "and J. T. Coston of Osceola and C°cil Shane of Blytheville represented .the landowners. Is contemplated by those who have not filed. Delay In payment of ; benefits earned under the '-1936 program.--, he said apn--crUl^ 't> an 'fmpoftanV factor Ke relP Several times during Starr's In- (fanious career Mix came In contact with him. and In later years while Starr -was serving a term In the Colorado penitentiary Mix helped him secure a Job and a parole. Starr could not resist the urge to stick a slx-slioolcr Into bank cashiers' faces, however, and was shot to death while holding lip a bank at .Harrison, Ark. His Start in Films While Mix was a rancher in ^Oklahoma he spent several -sea- 'sons "on th'e Toad ' with .JMe - old Guffey Bill Awaits Rooosevelt Signature WASHINGTON, Apr. 13 (UP)— 'I lie Ciult'ey-vinson coal .control Hll, designed to regulate prices In tnr . SIO.UCO.000,000 ^(luminous coal Industry, today was; sent; to President Roosevelt for ripprovnl.' Mr, Roosevelt approves o( the meuure uncl he Is expected to ''8» It. ... Ccngrcs.'lenal action oil the men- "jre BUS completed yesterday when (lie house accepted the bill ullllt minor (.hallos recommended • by ti hd'.L.ie-ienate conference . cdni- Hiliu'e. ' It was the. [Irs I bjH enacted (at this te.'.slon of congre.sr. providing fedonil rt v.ulnllon In n major Industry along NRA lines. ' . i s .w . ., lively poor sign-up so far this!' 01 R , a ? ch , , sho ^ but It 'never oc- ycnr, as those who have 'signed c "" c< .A 0 ,^ 1 ™ J iat ' lc ^ ^"! I for 1937 are to a large extent the ones who have received' their 1930 checks. In general, lie salri, ! large -farmers appear more' willing to stick with the program than small ones. ness should amount to more than a pleasant diversion from the business of cattle raising. He had | earned quite a reputation as a [champion.broncho buster at rodeos The Fit PLOT d Hawks Plans to Be. Back at" Nfcwark ."in Time for-Cock tails' 1 ' ' MIAMI, Fla., April 13. (UP) — Frank Hawks completed n speed dash froin East Hartford, Conn., to Miami today at 12;20 p.m. (e.ls. t.l. landing at Ealsern Air Lilies <ilr]x>rt four hours and 55 minutes nftcr he started on the 1,30-1 mils night. • Hawks left East Hartford at 8:25 a.m. After luncheon here he planned to fly to Newark, N. J.. "ill time for cocktnlls." , . .' , ( There was no previous i speed mark between East Hnriro'fd and Miami. The closest comparison was the record of four hour.?, ,,aa mln- uttes, net, by Hie Intc : Jliiilhy We- rtell on a rtlRht from'New!-York to Miami, a.- shorter hop than thul in a tic by Hawks. , ; Hawks was piloting his ultra Mrcamilncd "Time ' Fires," will which he hopes lp-establish a hc\ west-cast tra»scanUna(f'la[ non-sto record ami , hi''''whlch he rcacljec a speed reported ' unofficially 'i: 360 miles an hour last week. '. „,.„. (staged by cattlemen. The Selig c, ,, „ , • uilm people were searching for ai E. H. Bunts county agent at[ nm]1 ncm ,ainted with western lore ^ ' ,f , l he expccted Mwho could aid them In making a . , rn sooc participation in the .program [ , )ictl ,re In the caltle country. A Judge Io_Post; Creates l^^.^ " lx ' * h ° Wfls Bailey Appoints To Pos Another Vacancy LITTLE ROCK. Apr. 13 (UP)— lav. Carl. E. Bailey this afternoon, named Circuit Judge A. P. Steelc of Ashdown as chancellor of the =ixlh district, succeeding the late Chancellor Pratt Bacon of Texarkana. • . The governor later today "was to name a judge to replace Stccle. Included in those mentioned for the position was former representative from Sevier County Minor Milwce of DeQueen. Gov. Bailey earlier received delegations advancing the candidacies of three men for the chancellor- ship of the Sixth district. A delegation headed by Milwee met with the governor at noon. summoned eaiy be some Increase in cotton ..j wlls |)retty Chancellor Gautney allowed 10 " rS ' ng hll V O name Jud = e steclc !_,.,. . . J «IH/1*(,U 1U A CAnnriil - >lr>lnr..n tt>.« -J additional days in which exceptions may be filed in the state's tax con- firmatin suit here with titloe to b« confirmed in the slate as »o all lands for which no answer or intervention has been filed at the end of the limit set. < ' • New York Cotton • ~ i NBW YORK. April 13. (UP)— Cotton closed steady. open high low close May 137(5 1392 1312 1373 July 1360 1381 1380 1369 1316 ' 1336 1316 1324 1307 1327 1307 1317 1312 132S 1311 1319 1319 1335 1318 1327 Spots closed quiet at 1440, off D.. Decree Expected Here A decree, confirming title to the state in all tax forfeited lands listed in the confirmation suit filed last.-year, with the exception of those involved in intervenftons. will-probably be handed do'wn at an adjourned day of chancery court here tomorrow. Chancellor J. p. Gaulncy of Jonesboro will preside during to. morrow's session. A second ' detection n-lvinre- the candidacy of Dwlght Crawford of Arkadelphia, while a third grpuu sought selection of w. H.'Arnold of Texarkana. to Chicago. Fifteen Under Arrest in Alleged Counterfeiting Conspiracy WASHINGTON. Apr. 13 (UP)— Frcret Service Chief Frank J acreage, he said, but present in- -iications are that it will not be arge. Benefits of Program Mr. Lantrip has been advised oy C. c. Randall, assistant cxten-. slon director, that the indicated increase In cotton acreage tills year threatens to jlace cotton producers In a position similar to that of several years ago. Since 1933 Arkansas producers, Mlx said. "I stopped at a cheap . in ii, e c | ty ," [ Wilson reported today to Secretary hotel living there and style. thought I When the film the assistance of the gov- Oct. Dec Jan. ..... liar. ...'... New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, April 13. (UP) —Cotton futures reacted with the stock market today, closiiK off 3 lo 11 points alter a mid-session recovery. open high low close May ...... :i360 1381 1360 1373 July ...... 1362 1384 1353 1365 Oct 1316 1334 1311 1324 Dec.."...'... 1320 1336 1320 .1328 Jan.. 1321 1329 1321 .1329 Mar '1328 1335 1328 1333 Closing Stock Prices NEW YORK. April 13. <UP>Prices advanced l to 3 points on the stock market today with a slight pickup In volume. A T. & T. 1G8 3-4 Anaconda Copper 581-2 Beth. Steel .. 92.5-8 Former Spanish Ruler Is Aiding Nationalists PARIS, Apr. 13 (UP)—Former King Alfonso has "given all the mcney and jewels he can spare" for a nationalist victory in Spain, his aunt, the Infante Eulalie, 73, revealed loday. Estimates placed the amount at S10.0CO.OCO. The Infante said she herself would give all her jewels to have the throne restored. with eminent, decreased their co~tton acreage and increased their cot- on income, Mr. Randall said. In 1933, exclusive of government payments, 3,501,000 acres of cotton in Arkansas produced an Income of 560,043,920. In 193G. exclusive ofj government payments, 2,595.000' acres of cotton in Arkansas produced an income of $90,622,500. In other words, coupled with a decrease of nearly a million acres in cotton, the producers received more than 30!i million dollars in 1936 over their 1933 Income. Mr. Randall said: "As we start the 1937 planting season, here is the tion: Our carryover of people offered me a contract for $100 a week I thought they wfre trying to kid me." ."How could anybody earn that much money? I asked myself." Suspicious, Mix held out until a friend advised him to sign the I contract. However, the film people were anxious to secure Mix's services and raised the ante to $150 a week. Mix signed and his new bosses moved him to the LaSalle hotel where he said his "eyes nearly popped out." Most movie-going Americans are familiar with the story of Tom Mix from tnat Hls suc " Hospital Service Grows ST. LOUIS (UP)—The St. Louis Medical Society's Group hospital service has reached a record membership of 10.000 in its first year, ecutlve director. Members pay 75 cents a month and arc entitled to three weeks hospital care each y G si* Chrysler ........ 118"" r- i i Coca Cola !.""'" 161 LlVCStOCK Gen. Electric """ 55 Gen. Motors '.'. 595-8! EAST ST. LOUIS, III.. Apr. 13 rnl Harvester '107 | (UP)—Hogs: receipts, 12,500 situa- ress in western roles brought him fabulous salaries. For a numbtr of years he has loured the country with circuses In the spring and summer, returning to Hollv- wood to make pictures in the winter. For the past four years he has owned his owii show. Plans Historical I'iclurcs Mix plans to return lo pictures next year, he said, and his ani- of the Treasury Henry Morgen- thau jr., that secret service agents hsd smashed an extensive plot to counterfeit and cash WPA wage checks. Fifteen of the alleged conspirators arc under arrest In Chicago, Milwaukee, and Los "Angeles. According lo Wilson, the aileron i ringleader was Paul Maslololtl former WPA gan^ foreman, now In custody in Los Angeles. Held In Chicago is John Russo, who Wilson said was seized with plates and other equipment used in printing the spurious checks only a few t\ which were cashed before treasury agents broke up the conspiracy.. . . Wilson said tlie break in' the case came when one of the members of the ring tried to cash a- , check ivhile Intoxicated and tried I to identify himself with cards bearing a name different than that on the check. Cooter Will Hold New ' Town Beard Election Asks Highway Dcpartmen for Rock for Airpor LITTLE ROCK, Apr. 13 (UP)— The slate highway department to day was asked by Mayor R. ' E Overman of Little Rock to siippl 500 car loads of crushed roc for the construction of an "ens to west runway al the rminicipi airport. - . ' The mayor, in a visit with Go Carl B. Bailey shortly before nopi made known his request. ".The airport Is used by nallona guard planes, giving the state a: interest In the field," Ovcrma said. ' Overman said the state, by fiir nishuig 500 car toads of crushc rock from Its quarries In' Pulask county, would be donating approx Imately 25 per cent of the lota cost of the proposed runway. The 1036 gross Income from ag ricultiira] production In the Unite States will be $9,530,000,000, accord Ing to estimates by the Bureau b Agricultural Economics. Points to Uncertainty Which Exists on Constitutional Issues , WASHINGTON, Apr 13 (UP)^ President n<x«cAelt was leprcsenf- ed by Informed sources today as belli? still determined to push IhrfiUjjh his federal Judiciary program despite supreme court action -validating the Wagner' National abrjr. Relation's Act. Mr. RooseicH; \\as repoitcd as cling thai the high tribunal's vc decisions had changed what tc president once culled a Jiidlc- 1 "no man's land" to "Roberts' iid." The switch of the vote of As- 1 oclate Justice Owen J. Roljcits as the deciding factor In couit ctlon upholding the national labor elatlons law. Ti;< .one-man balance of the our nvc-lo-fo'm decisions ycslef- ay, It was said In Informed quai- ers, left Mi. Roosevelt with' no loughl of a compromise on hh uliclary program and certainly no lea of withdrawing- It from con- resstonal consideration. ' The president was said to be xnmlnlng possible minimum wage coLslatlon and child labor pro- osals In the light or supremo biirt action on the Wagner law He was represented as feeling lat the flve-lo-four decisions yes- crday left lhe government wlth- mt sufficient certainty: as to con- tltutionallty, of social-economic eglslutlon. A switch ot one supreme court ustlce from jesterday's decisions t was pointed out, might change he government's powers over',ln- dustry In Interstate, Commerce. 1 •Negro, Murder Defendant May Fight Return Here Erwln Murphy.^ negro, arrested at Chicago foi the slaying of another negro, near Armoiel, sl\ years ago, will fight extinction, t was indicated In a telegiam received by. county : orficials hero :nn cotton has been reduced but is still 2 million bales above normal. II is evident that world consumption of all cotton during 1930-31 will not equal the production of 1930. Ail unusually large "»7 orop would tend to lower prices." Ameri- l> ' t ' on ls '« produce films of a production—a supply equal to the demand—Mr. Lantrip said. The agricultural conservation program offers that protection to the cotton producer, but that Is not all: historical nature. He has several ideas for depleting real characters of the old west in films and will probably resume his work along these lines next winter. Mix- writes the plols of many of his stories and with the aid of pro| regional writers makes them Into ; practical film scripts. I The reporter's impression of Mix was that he is a "regular fellow." minus the pretense that characterizes many film stars. He is friendly and a fluent and Inter- McKesson Robblns 143-4 .. Montgomery- Ward ....... 02 N. Y. Central .... ......... 48 5 . 8 Packard , . 11V l 2 Phillips Petro. '. .......... 57 Radio Corp ........ '.;'.;"; 10 3.4 St. Louis.-S. p. ....... 33-4 fiimmnt Bsd ..... ... ..... 535-8 Standard of N. J, ......'. 703.4 Texas Corp ....... .... 02 1-8 U. S. Smelting ... "" 95 U. S. Steel ,..,...;.'..;.'. 113 3 . a Top. 10.00 170-230 Ibs. 9.80-9.85 Light weights, 6.15--9.85 Bulk sows. 9.40-9.CO Cattle: receipts, 3,000 Steers, 8.10-10.40 Slaughter steers, 7.00-13.50 j Mixed heifers and yearlings I 1.25-9.501 Beef cows, 5.25-6.50 Slaughter heirers, fi.50-ll.0fl |M Cutlers and low cutters, 3,2li-4.15 Jul cents a pound for . the average S'ield on diverted acreage are sure and certain. (21 The cost of producing cotton on diverted acres in saved. (3) Cotton that is produced will cost less per pound to grow. • (4) The diverted acres produce conserving crops, some of which may be used for food and feed, thereby reducing necessary farm expenditures. <5) Soil fertility is conserved. Chicago.Wheat open high low close 1305-3 1371-2 1357-3 1373-8 esting footer talker, with A strapping six- bronzed, weather- beaten face and a shock of black lialr, he is every inch the west- cm hero, but he's no "drug-store cowboy." He travels In a luxurious bus. especially designed to accommodate himself and Mrs. Mix. The outfit cost $30.000 and is the last word In comfort. Mix likes to sit behind .the wheel of his "rolling home" while a liveried chauffeur follows at the wheel of the 56,000 family car, a snow while custom-built Cord, Chicago Corn Uay open 128 close 1271-8 1223-41243-81226-81237-8 Jul 119 1-2 119 7-8 117 3-4 118 1-2 COOTER. Mo.—A special election to name members of the Cooler town board has been called for Tuesday. April 20. as a result of charges that some of the board members named at the re?- u:ar election April 6 were ' not residents of the corporation and tliat some of the officials at the LL T€LL YOU I BOB BURNS "__ If anybody could. Js'st follow 11 'Golden Rule" to the letter. election also were non-residents. | would Ire jest about perfect Thci The di. ' . . _ .. . . meeting elected decided that the best way to today; Sherirr Hale Jackson left yes- erday for Chicago to return the negro here after .he had first 'expressed his willingness to return In view of the change of attitude on the part of Murphy ,tho routine of preparing requisition' papers ' requesting his removal to this slate to stand tilal was to begin today. — Officers claim that the slaying, with which Murphy is charged, was a particularly cold-blooded affair. The slayer made good his after the fatal shooting" and apparently had evaded arrest entirely until officials happened;" to obtain the negro's Chicago ad-'* ' dress recently. He was then taken Into custody by Chicago officers. , Ryan Reports Progress in Personal Changes LITTLE ROCK, Apr. 13 (UP)—, C. T. (Chappie) Ryan, assistant? secretary to the governor and per-i sonnel director for the state, announced today that all contemp, v latcd changes in personnel of the • state revenue, game and fish, and ] police departments had been completed "Within the next month we will complete personnel changes In trie highway, welfare, and public iitil-- ttles. departments," Byan declared. Ryan refused, to disclose how many, employes placed oil tho state" payroll during - the Futreil administration hod been dischar» cd but admitted that more changes are planned. Man Killed When Hit isputc came up at a joint i arc other good rules si'fh as mind-i - an ""leu finen of the old and the newly In' your own business but -they K v TVnrlr Noai- town board and it was ran be carried to extremes. I ' tiutB. near tll.Tl tll» lli'iKt u-tv t/l ' llafl filip nnnln r$rm-»l tin,»a «i>, ' ~~> one uncle down home—my settle It would be to hold a new | Uncle Ukle—who slipped up on the election. .1 "Golden Rule" once In a while, '. I but I will say nobody . In the world could beat him mindln'. his I0r Divorce uwn !>» 5i "ess. He met his nelgli- bor.in (own one day and he says Mrs. May Copies has filed suit In chancery court here, asking a divorce from Elmer Caplcs on the ground of indignities. Ed B. Cook is attorney for Mrs. Caplcs. " We11 ' '""*' " rc >' a T!lc along?'! Mix Guest of Lions burned down yesterday at four o'clock." Uncle Ukle says "Well now that's funny—1 kinda thought it would." The neighbor says "What do you mean? 1 ' and Uncle Ukle says "Well, I passed your house at about two o'clock and ' • . . II saw smoke coniln' out of the Tom Mix was guest of honor, at | eaves of your born. I said to my lhe luncheon meeting of the Liions wife 'somethln 1 tells me that Bro- ch!b today at the Hotel Noble.' ther Hinkle is gonna lose his barn There was no program except for —where Iherc's smoke there's sure the movie heroSpeaking briefly af.tr to be fire.'" .-'.., er announcing;. : his . subject .was < (Copyright, 1937, Esquire "Nothing- In Particular." ' " Features, Inc.i CORNING,'Ark.. Apr. 13 (UP)— Granville Clarkson, 67. resident or the Cache Lake community, today was in'a critical condition with injuries suffered when struck by a truck on the highway near heiv. The truck was .driven by R. s. Davis, U. S. 'engineer stationed here.. Davis said Clarkson fell against the truck. WEATHER ARKANSAS—Cloudy tonight and Wednesday. Memphis and Vicinity — Mostly cloudy tonight and. Wednesday, little change'In temperature, lowest tonight 62 to ' 66. , The maximum temperature here yesterday was 70, minimum 42, clear/according to Samuel F. Norris, official weatiier observer.

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