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NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XXXIV—NO. 25 mylhovllle Courier Blylhcvlllc Dully News Blyllievillo Herald Mississippi Valley Leader ISLYTIIEVILI.E, ARKANSAS, Kill DAY, APRIL 10, 10:17 SINGLE COPIES",-FIVE- CENTS Labor Decision Big News to Him Aerial "Hitch-Hiker'' STUDIES President Says He Has Made Only Cut-sow Ex- aminaliori of Rulings WASHINGTON, April 10. (UP) —President Roosevelt today avoid €;! comment in a press' conference on Ihe fight over his Judicial reorganization, plan. He declined comment on the compromise proposal advanced by Senator Pat McCarran (Dem., Nov.) Asked if lie would accept McCarran's proposition for a flat addition of two justices to the supreme court president Roosevelt said there is some new plan offered every 10 or 15 minutes. Ths president said lie had not studied the high tribunal's opinions validating the Wagner labor relations act except for a cursory examination. Whether the administration plans to base new minimum wa°e and child labor legislation on the court's new definition of interstate commerce in the Wagner rulings will depend upon study of the decision:, by government legal experts. President Roosevelt said he would ficvote this week end to working on the special relief message he will send to congress next week, recasting, His federal budget for Die 1937-1038 fiscal year. The president said he received preliminary revenue and expenditure estimates from the treasury .yesterday and will confer again to- Lflay and tomorrow with Secretary -.of Treasury Henry Morgenthau jr. and acting Budget Director Daniel Bell. Final figures, the amount lie will ask to continue : work relief 12 months after July 1, will be decided Monday the president said, Mr. Roosevelt' will send the message to congress probably on Tuesday or Wednesday. Mr. Roosevelt said he had set 1 a.m. on April 28 as the date for his departure on his Gulf of Mexico tarpon fishing trip. iLP HILT j Wagner Act Provides Machinery For Delennm< in". Union's Membership! By WILLIS THOIIN'l'ON XKA Service Staff Correspondent CLEVELAND.—Validation of Uie Wagner 'Labor-Relations Act by the U. S. Supreme Court opens Uie way to peaceful adjustment of bitter disputes, growing more frequent, j between John Lewis' Commltlve for I Industrial Organization ami Wit- j Ham Green's American Federation j of Labor, The Wanner machinery provide peaceful elections to decide 1 which organization has a majority of em- ployes In a unit, and gives exclusive collective bargaining powers ta (hat majority. The rush to sign 1:0 a majority may tend -for a time even to heighten tills rivalry between (lie t«-o unions. Mow the majority is even more vital than bsfoer. for a minority no matter how large, has no bireaining right whatever. It msans death to Uie union coming .out nt the short, end Cleveland recently saw.a pitched j n Pl' aratlls •ilreet haltle between these rivals.' The Electric Vacuum Cleaner Co. signed a contract with the A. P. of L. unions, o. I. o. union members ilia lace wreathed in a smile of claimed they really had the nm- "l!?!? 1 ^ 1 ?,™ 5 .Wotspn, .central j I 0 ,-it v m tnc p i an t. W hen A. p. of, L members tried to so to work to j A method for making .delivery 1 . of late mail pouches to the dlrlglblL Hindciiburg lii midair lias' been developed through experiments to Colonel Udcl, German aviation ace, seen as he maneuvered life nlon coming pmne | S position to attach it% on the speeding airship. Tlic hooking t ' ° f «nd 'talon* In the figure in the Associated Press d6wi hook hanging. d6wn from the dirigible. r man at the organization's New York office following the Supreme Court's verdict holding his dismissal in October, 1935, to be illegal. He immediately asked for a leave of absence to .wind up his WPA job. Watson charged he had been dismissed f'jr .activity in the American Newspaoer Guild ailairs. Report 12,129,702'Bales Ginned From 1936 Crop . . _WASHINGTON,-, Apr. 16 IPP).—. 'Tile department-of agriculture today reported that 12,129,702 bales of cotton -were ginned from tlie 1930 crop. Cotton ginned from the' 193G crop averaged longer staple than in 1935, the department said. • Of the total 1936 : crop all except 17,551 bales of ' American Egyptian was reported as upland cotton. - ets tried to-prevent them. -PicktU from other A. .P. of L. Kiiins crotect Ihelr nl- K-*' entrance to Ihe plant. Pickets from other C. I. O. unions rallied lo help Ihelr allies to prevent it, A thousand men scrambled and fought before the plant gate. Mounted police had to ride in and stop the fislil. Widcsuread Feml Election 1 ! under thj newly unlield null r \l in tlcctlon 1 ! under th« newly unlield U II I I L V IL'Wainer net are aimed at peaceful n U I I J I J [ settlement of conflicts like this. UMIL.L.I I U I And [| le pro sp 3C l of such friction prosps mounts da.ily as'the C. I. O. ,or- "snization drive spreads Into' new fields. Incrasing conflicts are inevitable with A". P. of L. unions which have either memberships, contracts, or a claim to jurisdiction in the industries and. .plants hi : volved. , -;* ••-.'^•U.'^' Every such battle increases the bitterness between the-two labor Sfivs He'll'Do No More ^ Than Issue-Notary Pvib- lic Certificate '' ' • organizations, and unless more def- LITTLE ROCK. April 10. (UP)- \ !™ te lincs nre drawn lo mark out Lt. Gov. Bob Bailey of Russellvillc the fte ' cl of each, inter-union lights First Truce of War Called Because Bodies Interfere With Fighting : MADRID, April IG. (UP)—A Irt'.ce between loyalists and nationalist forces in the el pardo section, just north of Madrid, was put into effect today to enable both sides to bury tliclr dca:l bsfore continuing with the battle. It' was the first truce requssts:! during the Spanish civil war. army reports said. The nationalist commander asked loyalists for a truce wh^n the bodies- became so 'numerous ,tlv\! ' ". l/>y- ilist officers -immediately grantee :he request and both sides stopped firing. became' governor of Arkan- beconls Writers' Project Finishes Book on Washington . WASHINGTON IUP>— A 400,000- word volume running to 1,103 pages; on "Washington: City and Capi- . tal" has been completed by vthe Federal Writers' Project and printed by the government printing office. The book reviews the capital's historic background, presents an interpretation of its cultural and social aspects and outlines various tours. A separate section lists all government agencies and departments. In an attached pocket there are three large color maps of the city. The District of Columbia unit of the writers' project edited this book, which is only one of many that are being prepared for each of the states and many localities. sas today when, the train carrying Gov. Carl E. Bailey crossed the state line into Texas at Texarkana. Governor Bailev.,scheduled lo deliver a speech tonight ;in Dallas, will remain in Texas until late Saturday and will return to the capitol Sunday. ~, ~ . • ' Acling.Gov. Bob . Bniley arrived at' Ihe state ; house this morning troriiy after a o'clock. "I am not going to do any more han issue a notary public certi- icate or two,", the .acting governor "There will be no pardons issued and no action of -any nature on ilemency matters.' 1 Tiie acting governor during the morning received callers from all actions of the state. Included in the list of callers was Guy Moore of Tulsa, okla., a tourist, who attended the Im- ironiptu press conference that the acting governor field just before ' common than employer-employe disputes in the months lo come. The controvesry 'extends down from William Green, A.,F. of L. leader, and John Lewis, C. T. O. leader, through central labor bodies in most of tlie large cities, down through union ranks to picket lines anil strike negotiations, even on down to personal relationships b2- .'cen union men. Green and Lewis publicly snap at each other on all occasions, and the organizers under the control of each are carrying the feud into every corner of the labor movement. . . ; •'-,:. • Lines Tightening In the early stages of the Lewis drive, the conflict was little felt. Tlie A. P. of L, union in steel had been -bodily Uikcn over by the C. I. O.. leaving only scattered A. P. of L. members in the field. In ai'tos and rubber the same thing happened, But as Lewis began to go beyond those Industries, the The truce was asked last night lij message from trench to trench. This" morning rebel' stretcher Mnrers were busy removing bodies The loyalists refrained from firing Fighting in other sectors arouut Ihe capital continued. Tiie weather w 7 as clear and sunny. Several rebel shells ...dropped in the capital during Uie: morning. 5EC111 Id IS ules Ai>;imsl Unemployment Insurance and Old •Ap >2 Bene fit Provisions BOSTON, Apr. 10 (UP) — Tlic First United .states Ciretilt Court of Appeals in n two-to-one decision Icday held unconstltulloniil he unemployment Insurance and old n«e benefit provisions of tlie federal social security act. > 'flic opinion wns written by Judge Scott Wilson and concui- In by Judge James Nf, Morton jr. Judge George I II. •Dingliain dlssenlnl. Sump coiu-l Illl AAA It was Die sumo circuit courl that In July, 1935. ruled uncon- stitutional—nnd subsequently 'wn.> upheld by the supreme court— Knottier mei) sure, taxes. The court "said It controversial hjesv (lint governing rx-a Wheat Goes On Chute After Liverpool Break CHICAGO, April 10. (Ul 1 )—A frantic rush of traders to unload (lu-lr holdings on reports of n col- apsp of tlie UiTi'uool wheat market, .oduy broke prices more than 4 rails a bushel on the Chicago Hoard of Trade. May old crop whcal opened »l SKIO 1-2 i\ bushel, a drop of 4 1-2 coins nil:! Ji:ly new wheat was SI,20, oil' '< and 1-H wills, September wheat broke 2 J-t) cents to $1,17 a bushel. was umiblc TO rlEPT 1LE]E[ Engineers' Office Al SVIfem- pliis Make PJans To Repair Flood Breaks MEMPHIS, Aorll^G. (UP)—Con- Iravts lor buildlti" 11,000 yards of levee on the Arkansas river near to "adopt...conclusions; 1 of (he Fifth Circuit Court'of Appeals which recently held Title Nine— (lint jjovmihu; unenioloyinenl Insurance—constitutional, Tlie decision was upon two cases filed by George Davis of Waltlinm as a stockholder. in onu lie sought to restrain the Boston-mid Maine railroad from paying' the r.vclse tax under Title Nine of (he act and in the other lie sought Dardauelle-, Ark., be opened April 27 by (he. U. S. Engineers here. 'Die work is to cost approximately $3,500. On April 23 the Engineers' office will open proposals for moving approximately 380,OjO cubit yards of earth in the rebuilding' of the .Birds Point-New, Madrid flood- wny levcc. The project is' near East Prairie, Mo., aiid will cost an estimated $50,000. . . - Tlie engineers announced Edward •H. Polk.:Helena,. Ark., had agreed to loan the government equipment for 511,308 of drag line works near Trotters. -Miss. Most of the work was required by recent Hood damage. the Edison Electric to restrain Illuminating company of Bostoi\ om paying taxes under Title EiRtil which governs ol< Distance payments. nge as- Ileverscs Hoosevelt Appointee The decision, holding both Titles Eight and Nine unconstitutional reversed those of Federal District Judge George C. Sweeney, n noosovcll appointee and formerly nn assistant U. S. attorney Beneral. Judge Sweeney,, in separate decisions, held tho provisions valid and for the general welfare. . Tlio cases reached' the circuit court on appeals by Davis. In the unemployment Insurance case Uie. court hold: .-.'•'•', "While .we'Accept certain, of the premises laid down by the. court 'n the cases of Becland-,• Whole- Harwell G.' Interim]' rev- U. A. W. U. Head Says Man u [ a.c lure r Can "Have Peace or War" nr/moiT, April ie, (ui>i—15-1 Hall, second vice-president of Ihe United Automobile Workers Unb'i. told Ford Motor company officials here Io:lay ''If yon want pi l a<:e in Kansas Clt,y you can have police; if war you'can have war." Hall referred lo (he alleged assault In Kansas City upoli Barroh Uc Louis, president of a local union, and O. W. Penney, union organizer, by four unknown men. "This thing will have lo slop." Hall told an official In ll:c Ford service department. : ' lie. Indicated nflcr his telephone conversation shortly before 10 a.m thai he expected lo hear from the Ford officials before he left Ue Ivolt by air for Kansas Clly. Kail said he would Investigate charges made by the two union officials there. : "lf I find them to be true the union will file ^Illdavlts charging tho Pord Molor'company wllli violation of the Wagner labor relations act," he said. Si rang Opposition Is Anticipated; Borah Declares Against Proposal WASHINGTON, Apr. 1C (UP) —The sharp sectional fight over .he Qnvngnn anil-lynching bill today swung to the senate where ipohsors rushed the first • such B CBlslnllon pasl the houso ycster-'" lay. it, Is expected to encounter vigorous opposition itr Ihc senate. Southern nemociru's aheady, Inlng. up lo denounce it was .<it's an Invasion of stale's rights.; Senator William E Boiith, veteran Idaho Republican, served 'liottce that ho is against the bill. Senate advocates of the measure doubted that the Judiciary committee — now UE<| up President Roosevelt's < couit with program could consldei the Gavagnn bill until nex.1 month, nicy looked to Senator Robert r. Wagner (Hem., N. Y.), a pnity flguic, iiwl author of a companion piopasal, to eiiKlnecr -It to early action; House passage of llic Gnvagan bill cnme after seven hours, of the most fiery debate seen Hv thu house In jcars. Pmly lines split sharply. ' sale company vs. Davis,- 1 collector o!' Juaker State Lays Claim to Kentucky Rifle more definitely New. York Cotton NEW YORK, April 16 (UP) — Gotten closed steady. - - Mas- July . Oct Pec Jan March open 1342 : 1334 1297 1294 high low close 1344 1338 1301 1205 1297 I2D3 1305 1305 1317 1310 1283 1277 -1280 1284 1324 1310 1238 1282 I28G 1291 Spots closed quiet at 1381. off twenty-nine.'' Before you decide to take tip a public career, you'd better be sur you're big enough lo stand a little "heckling." Most anybody can put up with a little "heckling" In private, but you've got to be prelty strong to take it when you're ap- pearin' belore the public. One of those timid., long-haired fellas come through home one time lec- lurin' on the "Philosophy of Life." It was a pretty dry lecture and about half way through It, the audience started to cough and squirm in Ihelr seats. Finally a voice In the back or the hall hollered "Throw thai guy out—he's awful!" Tfle speaker hesitated and turnhr to the manager, he says "Do you think I ouglila slop?' The manager says "Oh no, that won't happen agin—that was tho village nit-wit." The speaker says "What makes you think it won't happen again," and the manager says "Why. he only 'has one wine moment every seven years!" New Orleans Cpilon . NEW ORLEANS, April. 16. (UP) —-Weakaned foreign markets further depressed cotton futures today and all months so!d off. conflict became I marked. As Lewis goes out to organize 1,000,000 oil industry workers, for instance, the A. F. of L. hai announced definitely that it will rv>hi back, and match L?\vis dollar for dollar and epithet for epithet. Lewis' Textile Workers' Organizing committee, inheriting the former A; F.. of L. .United Textile Workers, and backed by other C. I. O. unions in. allied trades, goes out for several million textile workers. But it. meets increasing opposition In the south from A. F. of ! L. unions determined to keep a foothold in the industry desoite the 'oss of Ihelr basic U. T. VV. union to the C. I. O. Freely charging thsl iadicals ar July Oct Dec March open 1333 1328 1297 1304 high low close 1336 1303 1334 .1306 1301 1297 1304 1285 1314 1312 1234 1290 1307 1307 1288 1292 13)1 1311 1297 1297 Spols closed quiet at 1354. off twenty-sis. Conduct Last Rites for Victim of Highway Accident Wednesday BASSETTT. Ark.'—Funeral services were held this morning for Bob Adams, 74, who was fatally injured when struck by an automobile civ Highway fil Wednesday The Rev. William Coolcy ' officiated at the services, held at the Joiner Methodist church, and :urial was made at Bassett. Mr. Adams was at. one time one f the most influential and best nown farmers and merchants of his section. He had owned sev- ral hundred acres of land but littered 'severe reverses during the enressioh. He is .survived by his widow lirec sons, Will, Carl and Joe, i brother, John, and a number o irandcliildreu. Mr. Adams died a short tim- fter he was struck by an auto mobile driven' by a Little Rocl salesman. Livestock ill conlrol of the C. I. O. movement. A. P. of L.'organizers are getting a better reception in some southern communities than their rivals. For instance, in Crystal Springs. Mass.. the .c. I. o. organizer \ro run out of town by vigilantes, but the A. P. or L. organizer continues to sign up members without interruption. Organized Confusion On the other hand, the C. I. O ! organizers have already met conj ficlerable success In New England j where Ihe chief A. F. of L. error 'Continued on r-aee Elent) EAST ST. LOUIS. III.. Apr. 16] (UP)—Hogs: receipts 6 000 I Top 10.30 | 170-230 Ibs 10.10-10.25 MC-1GO Ibs 7.15-10.10 Bulk sows 9.40-9.65 Cattle: receipts Slaughter steers 7.00-13.50 Mixed yearlings and hellers 7.00-8.50 • • .-. . Slaughter heifers ' 6.50-11'00 Beef cows 5.25-6.50 LANCASTER. Pa. '(UP)—The tenlucky rifle, which played such a vita! part in the existence of American pioneers, did not oriT- nate in the Sohth, but came from '.te early forges of.Eastern Pennsylvania, it has bseh revealed here The American rifle, developed because the frontiersmen were dissatisfied with the cumbersome rides made in Europe; was perfected .11 the gunshops of Lancaster and York counties.' Daniel Boone, remembered as one of ths most darim woodsurai of the frontier area, used the newly developed American rifle on many of n's exploits in Kentucky. Thus, it became known a's the Kentucky Rifle.. He obtained the rifle, which bore the name of a .Lancaster County gunsmith, through his family home in Berks county. cnue. and Charles Steward cjilnc company, recently dccldctl In the .Fifth circuit, we arc unable to adopt Its conclusions as to . the validity or Title Nine of- the federal act." With regard to 'littc Eight; the old age 'benefit section, the court said: "We are of the opinion that whether the taxes levied under title Eight arc- levied for the purposes' set forth in the preamble or the net as defined in Title Two, the imposition of such taxes Is not a valid exercise of the power vested In congress under Section Eight of Article One of the Constitution of the United States." •• Chancellor Refuses To Set Aside Secoy Deed !n a decree'; rendered to:lny. Chancellor J. F. Gautncy denied the,, relief sought by Byars U. .Secoy In asking Ihat conveyances of properly made .to his former wife now Mrs.'.Charlcs Smothcrman, be set aside/on thci ground thai he ,wns not: inciftally 'competent, al the Mm;-, (o'liiakc the cSiivcyanc'ss Seedy alleged' that.'he 'was under (he influence of a large dose of sedative and had ho memory of making the conveyances by which he transferred'.title- lo a combination store and dwelling and service station at Dell; L * Governor to^ 1'robc fondlings JACKSON, Miss.. Apr. 1U <U!>) —Gov. Hugh while today announced he would make, n 'pei- onal Investigation of tlie Duck •1111 torture lynchlngs, Discussing what lie teimed' the 'absolutely inexcusable" act , tho governor indicated his visit, would >e made next week. Gov. White explained that the court official!, had done cvciythliiB msslble to give the nogices, Udosevelt Towns and Bootjack McDanlcls. a fall lilal and that the slate should not bo condemned 'as the action docs not meet approval of the people of Mississippi." With lefcience lo the federal Slim 'Juliana: y H. 1. Casey Is Named Mayor of Cooler, Mo. COOTER, Mo. J- At a mecllng 'ast night of the town board of Cooler It was agreed that another city election to cure alleged defects In a recent election would not be hetd. There had 'been indications that an election would be held Tuesday. Tlie town board named H. I. Casey mayor. Other officials named were: Jack Rushing, clerk; r. 1. Wagstcr. treasurer; T. B. Perry and Ralph Ennls. aldermen. Ennis Is the relirinR mayor. Ivan Ennls was named city marshal. anil-lynching bill which was pending in .congicsh at the time of''the Duck Hill Incident the governor said: , "It will pio\e vciy costly to Mississippi, , "I don't think a single county sheriff-will lake a semblance ot •chance If the bill-is passed. It •III -utmost require n standing rmy to handle such cases when Id Is requested by the sheriff" Delays Action In TVA 1 Litigation Until May 4 COVINGTON, Ky, Apr. 1G , (U ')—The Sixth U. S. Circuit Court f Appeals today delayed until .lay 4 acllon on the Tennessee /alley Authority from'an' Injunc- lon .holding It In "status quo" in'cc neccmbei 11. The court ook the case under advisement i'tcr allowing',the .'TVA counsel en days in which lo prepare u irief to reply lo oral arguments' of outhern private po*ei companies; vhiclt were granted Ihe restraln- ng order by Federal Judge John J. Gore of Tennessee. Closing Stock Prices NEW YORK. April 16. lUPl — Wide decline in world commodities markets today detracted in'crcst from slocks which lagged or lulled at a million share pace with prices irregularly lower. A T and T .......... in? 1-4 Chicago Wheat opfn high low close MaylM 132 3.3 123 7-8 15JS 7-8 110 120 1-4 117 1-4 117 3-4 Chicago Corn open high low close May 123 124 3-8 122 1-8 122 1-4 Cutters and low cutters 3.75-5.00 Jul 113 1-2 US 3-8 122 3-4 113 3-8 Anaconda Copper ...... SO 3-8 Bethlehem Steel ...... 51 1-4 Chrysler .............. ll(i Cities Service .......... t General Electric ....... 55 3-8 General Motors ....... 50 3-4 International Han-ester 100 McKcsson-Robbins ..... 14 5- Montgomery Ward ..... 60 1-1 New York Central ..... Packard ....... 1 ........ 10 3-8 Phillips Petroleum ..... S7 Radio Corp ............ 10 1-2 St. Louis-San Francisco 3 5-8 Simmons Bed ........ 51 Standard of N J ...... M 3-3 Texas Cor)i' ............ ii2 1-2 U S Smelting .......... 02 U S Steel ...... ........ Ill 3-8 Artist's Work Goes To Salon From Saloon SAN' FRANCISCO I UP)—Arthur Putnam, famous American sculptor whose works may be found In the .Metropolitan Art Galliry at New York, has seen some of his early art works transferred froin a saloon to a salon— of a New I York art denier. In his early days at San Francisco, Putnam produced a bas relief for the Hippodrome, one of ths notorious dance halls of the Barbary Coast. It was a has relief of satyrs chains nymphs. Some of •he details of the tas relief were so frank that even jnded Barbury Coast blinked. So Putnam was obliged to apply a little red plaster where it would do the mosi good. Barbari- Coast, went out under the campaign of 1917 and the Hip- Eodrcnis turned from 3 dance hall to the business offices of the Alaska Canneries Workers' union. The Putnam bas relief, with the red Poster'additions, however, was allowed to .remain intact. Putnam, however, in the meantime having become a world famous sculptor, a New York art dealer discovered the early lias 'iet and obtained II. On the slopes of Mount. Waia- 'eale, Hawaii, there Is an animal rainfall of 176 Indies; the records show a rainfall of only 22 inches H miles, away. ireatest Sun Spot Area Since 1917 Forecast PASADENA, Cal. IliPl—Old Sol. during 1937. will give the greatest, ndicatlons of ill health which ho lias enjoyed since 1917. according lo the latest scientific calculations at Mount Wilson Observatory. The particular svniptoms of solar disturbance manifested In the number of sun spots. In 1D3G, a'total of W5 sun spot groups were observed, compared with 450 in 1917 and 421 in 1927. which were Ihe two previous cycles. During 1936. four groups of sun spots with areas of at least.; 1.174 million square 'miles were observed. ' [ However, the Mount Wilson ob- j i servers calculate that th= max!-11 mum sun spot activity will be al-ij lalned tilts'year when Old Sol will look as though he had acquired a bad case of freckles. . N. Farrar Acquitted Of Charge of Drunkenness R. N. Fnrrar was acquitted 'of a charge of public drunkenness by Municipal Judge Doyle Henderson •esterday afternoon. Farrar was involved in nn accident a short distance, south . of Blylhevllle on Highway 61, out of vhich the charge grew. . Tills morning Pretl Edwards, ne- gro, was fined . $10 fat public drunkenness. The same fine was neled: out to Alec Ren fro on a drunkenness charge. Migrations By Mail Of Young'Chicks Start NEW YORK (UP)—The anminl migrations of millions:.of chicks of tender age by mail,'' often from coast to coast, is under way. The migration dates : from 1918^ when shipments of newly hatched chicks first were made by parcel post. Thousands 'of hatcheries, varying In output from 5.000 to 3,003.000. produce annually some 300,000.000 which arc often trans- porte-i thousands of miles, according to the American Poultry Joiir- nal. Topny Fields Raided CAIRO (UP)—A secret mid on some hundreds of acres ot Egyptian poppy fields has been carried out under the direction of Russell Pasha, British Director of the General Narcotic Intelligence Bureau and Commandant of the Cairo City Police. It Is believed that this raid will be a deathblow to the illegal manufacture of opium in Egypt. . A mere shadow of Ihe plump princess who letl The Hague to honeymoon w i I h handsome young Prince Bernhard, Juliana, heiress to Holland's llironp, returned al the end of tlieir three- Monlh tour o! Europe looking smarlly slim. Gone are the apple cheeks and Ihe overly generous curves in this latest picture lo resch America. She lost 23 The first electric'lighted train in America was put into service on the Pennsylvania lines in 1887. WEATHER Arkansas—Warmer in east portion tonight. Saturday, sc^tsrort thundershowers. cooler In northwest. -.,.-. •Memphis and vicinity—Increasing cloudiness, somewhat warmer tonight. Lowest temperature 54 (o 58. Saturday cloudy and warmer, jwssibly showers. The maximum temperature here yesterday was 78, minimum 53, ciefir. according to Samuel R Nor- pounds on jho bridal trip. _, rls, official uelilher obsener.

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