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Served by the United Preits VOL. XXVIII—NO. 28 BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKAN3A8 AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI HOME EDITION BlythlriUt Hendd.' MtotSppi Valley^a'der. UlA'THKVILl.K, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, Al'IUl, 20, 1931 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS EED ACTION TONIGHT TO SAVE HIGH SCHOOL REBEL DUTBREfin MLtS New Menace to American Lives and Property in Central America Seen. WASHINGTON; April '20. (UP) — llondiiran rebels were renorted in nrivate advices received today to hive taken tlie io\ni of Pimento and tn to moving on lo the town of Sia Pedro Sula. probably for an attack. Tlie advices came from American companies with interests in Honduras and were lieinq; turned over to tlie state department today. Fruit company agents at 'Tela. Honduras, renorted everything there nniet early this morning and that there was no disturbance last night. An earlier dispatch received saiil wpmen and children at Tela were nlacetl aboard the S. S. Sail Bcnito last, niaht while nil men remained on shore to protect the fruit, company's properly. WASHINGTON, Apr. 20 (UP) — The chain nf U. S warships along the Cenlral American coast ^ virtually doubled in strength today, as a formidable revolt flared Hi) in Honduras, endantiering American lives. Already four armed vi-ssels were off the east coast of Nicaragua when? ten Americans were killed last week Official reports of ew trouble ir Central Ameiica icached the state department lat? vestcrday. Hur ricdly it consulted ^ilh Ihe navy Three milkers were despatched to the north Hondurau coast. American Minister Julius J. Lay in Hmiduras reported to the state department today thai in his opin ion the revolt which began then Saturday night would soon fi7.zl out. He said that no military .or poll tical figures of conseqrence appear* ed to be connected wilh it PUFRTO CATiEZAS. Nic.. Apl 20 (UP)—The la-it of the. America! women in this bandit'ridden towi vv?re on their way home to th United States todav. Three erican women who refused to leav their husbands last week whe thirty refugees sailed for New Or leans aboard the Standard Pru Women Will Never Forsake Prohibition Says Dry Leader .Mrs. Henry W. Fftilndy BY MUS IIE.NKY W. I'KAUORY huirman of the Women's National Committee fnr Law Enforcement. Written Through NEA Service fur The Courifr News NOTE: — The following article was written in answer lo that by ilrs. Cliarlrs II: Sabln, leader .imorij; women opposed tn prohlbl- ion, which ?(lp«irtd In the Cour- cr News Saturday. WASHINGTON.—The one tiling n which the great mass of Anierl- au women stand firm Is their support of the Prohibition laws. The women's organizations rep- •esented on the Women's National Xtfnmittee for Law Enforcement represent 12,000,000 women. They have stood with us for nine years ind they were still witli us at. our recent convention. That seems lo ne sufficient answer to Uie contcn- TO ISt „ ion that our women are turning old dllld Bul tve u lc law 21 ' igainsl the Eighteenth Amendment. Issue for 1932 The big political fight over Pro-, j,, hibition probably will come in 1932 and I Ihlnk Ihat, sviih women years, as a young man is given lo attain his majority, and our fight about over. Ltss Drinking Seen Women Knoft' thai il was they st finding loyally and patriotically >y the Constitution, we will then break the back of the opposition presented by the wet minority. If we lose that fight we may be los'- for a generation, but if we «-in it we will have won for all time. Each year there is less liquor, and although we will not see quite the last of the home brew in this „,„.„„., .„ _„.,..., ..„ ., „,.„ generation, the next gene-ration will I mfldc miserable by suffering In (he; L[Uer he wln return lo re j oln see the evil eradlcaled. Tlie law has homes. who suffered most under the old legalized traffic. Ami as long as (he Nineteenth Amendment, which gave them a vote, stands in the Constitution every normal woman who looks back on that old traffic will Advances to Nobles Who Joined Him In F.xilc Have Depleted fix-King's Cash. PARIS, April 'iO. (UP!—Altons" XIII. deposed klnir of Spain, wir running out of funds loday nnif trying to raise a loan. Alfonso arrived with GOO.OHP francs, nearly $20,000. hut his cash rapidly diminished hrcause he msdr literal loans lo aristocratic exiles who fled without time lo get their money and valuables. Alfonso askcit Qimiones DC Leon, former ambassador at Paris, to negotiate Ihe neccssarv loans. It was not expected to prove difficult since Alfonso's fortune is estimated at £10.000,000. Including large Investments in North and South 'America Friends said lie ulamietl to visit South America If he is not able tc return to Spain after the elections in June. The king plans to leave for London tomorrow. [Alfonso to 'Visit London PARIS, April 20. (UP)— Forme- Ring Alfonso of Spain will leave Paris at -noon Tuesday for Dm.-, don. the management of tlie Hole' Meurice where the royal family not forget as she casts her ballot , lv| - sald tod the children whose lives have been Thc d d monrircl , wln E0 tc ruilli;<i b y alcoholic inheritance au-j Lm , don ' to confer wl(h hls binkers . - only had 10 years of trial. Not a great deal can be expected of a 10- SAN nTEGO. Cal.. April 20. (UP) —A letter written by 17-year-old Louise Teuber was delivered to her ship Cefalu left late yesterday | father today hours after her almost aboard the "Contcssa, sister ship of | nude body was found hanging by the Ccfalu." Tile Conlessa was duo to make port at SMbn, Honduras, today where it will pick up n. party ot The fundamental factors which brought about Prohibition cannot be forgolten by -nnvone. There are speakeasies now. but I would rather that we should have lawless speakeasies than better places clothed wilh an air of respeclabilily. My grandchildren would not enter a I speakeasy. Such places present lit- i tie lemptatlon. u . . ' We hear lales about women and j children being drunk, but the raiik M . n 1- i m •! i »r ! at) d nle °f women are not drunk l\0te, believed Mailed At-; and the rank and flic of children | are not drunk. In a large survey our colleges, onjy eight rei»rted that there was not less drinking lhan In Ihe o!d days. Our school .cachers know the facts and the National ' Education Association, representing 200.000 teachers, has voted unanimously to keep the Eighteenth Amendment. Tlie superintendents of schools voted sim- IL HHEQ TO TREE tei- Death, Adds Mystery! " {r to California Crime. queen here. The president of thf municipal council said ra cfforl would be made to persuade the former king to leave Paris and no restrictions would be placed on his activities except the usual rules applicable to political exiles. Alfonv: decided in view of his plan to remain here for some months IK ivould reduce his ccmpnny which now includes tl'!rty persons arid" servants to eigr.t persons and servants. j a rope from the limb of a tree near Black Mountain. The sheriff's office made the note public. The letter, a special deliv- American refugees from the area cry. was stamped at the post office of the present uprising. Thirty' at 7. p. m. Sunday and had been n-en employes of the Standard. mailed in San Diego. Sheriff's investigators believed that Louise was struck on the back of the head and fruit company remain here. MANAGUA. Nic.. Apr. 20 (UP)—! suspended from an oak tree about National guard rcenforcemenls will ; midnight Saturday. .sent to ttv? eastern coastal region-to halt the raids of Insurrectionist forces under Augusto San- dirio. Farmers Charge False ' Arrest in Civil Suit H. W. Mahan and J. C. Burns. farmers the Gilchrist : Sheriff Ed Cooper declared thai ellher tbe girl had mailed the letter at an out of the way box or her slayer, finding it after Louise had been killed, figured its delivery to her father would keep him from becoming iiianncd and possibly result in the body being undiscovered for days. Teuber said he was forced to spend much of his time tn his b.ir- siiit in Justice Oscar Alexander's court against R. M. Davis of Hayti, Mo., charging false arrest. i Tho farmers alleged that they were arrt\str-d tn Arkansas by a Hayti officers at the direction of Mr. Davis. The Missouri officers, it is alleged, had no warrant from either an Arkansas or Missouri court for the earrest of the men. The farmers were "arrested" when the Missouri officer found In their possession a mule which had been stolen from Davis in Missouri. Tile farmers claim they were unaware the mule had been stolen and later had a warrant Issued for a Missouri truck driver who delivered the mule to them. •We did the best we could.' the fa- her said. Tcuber said he told Louise las Ilarly in Detroit. Most of the bootleggers and racketeers u-ho are caolured, it will noticed .have foreign names. Our 15,000.000 foreign born and a few wealthy persons who are able to attract attenlion lo their views because of social prominence. We have reason to believe that most of the millionaires now advocating Ihe repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment are those who don't want to pay income taxes. They think the working men would be glad to pay tho needed taxes through beer taxes. But the country Is comparatively dry and becomes dry increasingly. We have the government's figures to show that there is only a third as much drinking now as in prc-Proritbitlon times. Why I Moved Hie south is making an especially splendid record of fine Americanism as it obeys and supports the ~ - - -- Attend Tonight's School Meeting It is la lie hoped that there is nn appreciation on tlie jiarl of all residents of tlie Hlythcvillc school ilislrid of lliu importance of the public iiiouliiig culled l>y the srhoul board for 7:30 tonight at the cily auditorium. The (|uestiun to be decided at tlie muelhitf—whether or not Hlytlioville is to have n high .school next year— is one Hint effects the interests of everyone who owns property or does business in Hlythevilli 1 , irruspectivc of whelhiT he now has or iniiy ever Inivc children of liipli .sL'liool i\ge. Tlie school Ijoiircl recogni/cs the iiniiortancc of inaiiituimng tlie liigh school, but without funds the board cnnnol operate Die school. If we are to have a high scliool next year the |»ople who t will sulfer through the. lack of such a school—(he parents of liitfli •school pupils, business mid professional men, mid property owners—must provide not less Hum ? 10,000. It does not seem conceivable thai Blythcville may be forced to close her liijfh school. Because school flimn- cial difficulties are an old story, and because in spite of threats that closing might be necessary the schools have always operated in the past, many people niay believe that the school board's present warning is just another false alarm. It is not. The board is not going to approve expenditure for next year of a nickel more than the district's revenues. Those revenues are not su'Tieicnt to operate the high school: If the people in " .;osc interests the school is maintained do not come to its rescue it will be closed. Conic to tonight's meeting, and come prepared to •jmise your help, in proportion to, your abilities and •• benefits- you enjoy. . Don't ta'ke it for granted ovincbody else ^illi ' . . ": '. reaiwnsibility- that belongs to you as a'member of this community. Don't tiike the chance that apparent lack of interest on your part will contribute to the failure of a task as essential as the maintenance of our schools. l.ieutcnant Governor Says Action Aooroved by iuj Citizens, :;-•;-,. MADRID, April 20. (UP)—The srred and determination with which the provisional government of the republic has started reconstruction work in Spain was praised today as tha, cabinet continued its effortr. toward solution of the most pressing political and economical questions. The directors of the Bank of Spain were.summoned into session this morning to draw up a proclamation rescinding the contract with New York and Euroonan bonks for extension of a $60.000,000 credit to Spain. The credit, secured under the monaichlal government, was not accepted by Ihe renublican regime, which expressed confidence that the peseta could be stabilized without II. Another instance of the rapid change of policy of the government was seen in the fact that several Madrid newspapers carried advertisements of protestant churches for tbe first time. The new government has repudiated the policy of the monarchy in supporting the Catholic church and has instituted a policy of separation of church and stale complete freedom of religious views. HOPE. Ark.. April 20. (UP)— De fending his action in issuing a furlough to \V. S. Atkins, former Hempstead county banker who was sentenced lo Ihrne yenrs in tbe nenltenllary. Lt. Oov. Lawrence E, Wilson todav stated he had received many letters from cltl/cns -of Hcmnstead county commending his stand. Atkins, former cashier of the Bank of McCasklll, was taken to tho penitentiary at Little Rock to starl serving his sentence last week. HP was released under the furlouer* tbe day after he arrived and shile jt. Gov. Wilson was acting governor in the absence of Governor Parnell. The Hope Star, a dally newspaper attacked Wilson vigorously In It editorial column and 0]l2nly an •lOimced It would head an effort to send the former banker back t prison by obtaining an early trial on one of 17 remaining charges against him. night she coid not go « ™. Horida is a good out with some youth whose name dry state and I can vote there with Remove Miss Turner to Clinic at Memphis Miss Winnie V. Turner, county supervisor of schools, who was injured when she fell Saturday afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. O. P. Moss, was token to Campbell's clinic at Memphis yesterday in a C.Ab ambulance. An X-ray picture made at the Blylhevillc Hospital reveabd that the pcivic bone was cracked which will necessitate her betn? tn bed for jome time. Other X-rays arc being made nl the clinic today. Little Rock Theatre Bandits Flee With $900 LITTLE ROCK, April 20. (UP)— Two bandits with their faces mashed held up a theatre here last night and escaped with $900. lie did not remember. "She later slipped out the back door." Teuber said. "When she came home Friday I scolded her; Ihat was the last time I saw her." A preliminary autopsy performed by Dr. F. E. Toomey indicated the girl had not been attacked. A more complete examination will be made today to determine if she was an expectant mother, it was said. Although the case was in the hands of the sheriff all police detectives were placed under the command of Sheriff Cooper In an effort to solve the second mysterious (death of a girl here in the past hree months. Dam Waters to Submerge Three Nevada Towns LAS VEGAS, Nevada, (UP) The famous "Lost City" of prehistoric tftnes will be submerged under the waters ot the Colorado river as soon as water begins I accumulate behind the Boulder Dam. The waters of the river will cover the city 60 feet. The present town of St. Thomas will be under 70 feet of water and the adjoining village a clear conscience. I have often been asked if it is rue that I moved from Massachu- etts had "gone wet." It is. I have ived in Boston and Beverly for W "ears, but I have a conscience. And when, in Ihe same year Ihat we celebrated the three - hundredth Pilgrim anniversary, the state re- 3calcd .Its prohibition law and 1 found our governor, the two stak senators and my congressman tn opposition to prohibition, I could no longer support them or continue to pay taxes in Massachusetts. I is necessary sometimes to register a protest, as the citizens of New York are doing. I have often thought that "abo lltlon" is a better name than "pro hlbillon." We are going to enforc the law in this country, and abo lltion of liquor Is our goal. Mouse Endangered Flier's We RALEIGH, N. C. (UP)—Osca Dawson, aviator, nearly lost hi life because of a mouse. While midair he discovered a large sec tlon of wing fabric had been pull ed loose from hts plane. Workm discovered * mouse had made nest of Ihe fabric threads. The Stale Museum at Ralelg To Grant Recognition BRUSSELS. April 20. (UP)-The Belgian and Polish governments rie- dcd today to recognize the new panlsh republic. miJIPSET Ati'ornfibile Turns Over Paynu \Vest of. Leach iws Tu!"-"H. !(i, sen nf Dr. an . J. 11. Ttrlvvll. was FI-H rTri and b's brolhrr. Justin, 1 rpcp'vcrl -| birllv rut. hand 111 nutomnblle accident late list nlgl flv» miles west of Leachvlllo. An arjnroschlnf car forced tlv-i off Ihe liUhwnv In n bavo". The r-ir lurni"! over In the water an the brothers, and Cnrl Kellv i here and I.enntf- Hlrki of Harrl hurc. who accomoan'cd them, ha lo break ll'.e sedan windows b fore they could get out. Tlie Cobb ambulance brought them to the Blvthcvlllc hospital when? they were (Hven flr.sl nid and laler returned to their homes Justin Tldwclt and Hicks, who attend Joiic.iboro college, were en- route to school after spending the weekend with Dr. and Mrs. Tid- wcll. Five stitches were taken tn the eash on James Tidwell's head and he Is suffering from shock having been knocked unconscious. eiress Has Her Husband Arrested as .Kidnaper NfADISON, WlK., April 20. (UP) Helen Fisher Drill, 20-year-old stress uml co-rd from St. iMul, iiij).. said today she would sign n diuipliiK roinplalnl agnln.st her trniignl husband and two men iinlotis whom she ouhvllleil by ribullng notes O'l a paper lotvcl Ihey llrd with her from Ncv ork toward Minnesota. They pleaded not guilty when •ralgneil on her complaint In su- erior court and were lield on $20.- BO bonds each pending a hearing Drll 24. Tlie husband, Harry Hamon Drill, number of a prominent t. Paul family, and his two com- auloiis accused of aiding In the dnaphig. were charged with being lelllves from justice on warrants sued to Moid them until Mrs. Drill wears out her complaint. ETITION FILED FDR REFERENDUM fill )nte of Snccial Election Has Nol Been Designatcc by County Judge. A petition, signed by 50 tiuallftc electors of Mississippi county, wa presented In Judge Zo.1 B. Harrlso it the county court here this morn nj requesting the court to call county-wide election to Uuterruhi If Sunday baseball shall be mat :egal by popular vote. The petition requesting tlie cal lri'g the election wi\s filed t Fred Taylor Jr., altorncy, ami bus ness manager of the' Osccola Ind ana, fast semi-pro ball club. Und the provisions of Act 01 enacted b the'.recent legislature the calling tJA/'tjlectlon Is mandatory; upgn th ' " B SIT PUBLIC WE THE [ Least $10,000 Necessary to Balance Budget for Year 1931-32. ...' Upon action taken by people o( lie Hlyllievlllu school district- at :ie meeting lo be held hi UY}\ city iidlorlimi Irinlghl will rest the fate • ( the Blytlu-vli'e high school.nicm- c-rs of the school board declared oduy. saying that If the commun- ty failed to furnish the money ecessary for the school's operation :ie bcar.l would have no nltbrria- Ivc but to clow It. -Little lime Li left In whlcli to nnke a decision, ns contracts for lext ycnr must be offered teach-- - rs within the next few weeks. Members o( the school beard have . xpressed themselves as disinclined . a undertake any further effort to alse tho $10,000 which .Is needed unless Ihe ]>eoplc of the district, at otiight's meeting evince interest lu he matter sufficient to Justify confidence In the success of such n " campaign. -' : Tile cnll for tonight's meeting, which will open at 7:30, was Issued - osl week after the school board luut found revenues In prospect for nest year Inadequate to carry, ori Ihe ptnsc-nt. school system, even, with tho incut drastic salary.cuts possible •. ithout serious reducton of teaching standards. With only • about $80,000 in sight, the board bus lioun unable to draft nny workable bucket calltn? for Jess than $00.000. .The financial difficulties of the school system nro not of recent oilgln, but are the result of a-ptil- Icy of spending in exccfs of Income • that has prevailed for a number, of years. The board has decided Ihat this cannot be permitted to continue, and pi eposes to suspend part' of tlie county Jud'go"when" the I the high school n'nlcfs It is assured petition bs filed. The act provides '' '" — that counties -of population irfay 60.0DO and over legalize Sunday baseball by popular vote nl the polls. Jucige Harrison said this mornlne that 'the election would be called but that the date ot the election had not yet been decided upon. Three election commissioners wili be appointed by the county court and they In turn will appoint Judges and clerks and designate polling places for the election. Bond for the cost of the election as filed with the petition. Operating on the principle of ie stethoscope, an Instrument In- ented in Ix)ndon enables a tester o detect leaks In water pipes and: steel companies In this uisti Iso to determine In which way | have already effected slight red iie water is flowing. Wage Cut* Threatened in Ohio Steel Industry YOUNGSTOWN, O., April 20. (UP)—Steel manufacturers .here are contemplaling a general wage reduction, it was reported today. The wage cut, reports said. Is In line with proposed adjustments in the industry which would provide more steady employment. Officials say the gross annual income to workers under the new policy would be greater. Records sbow that most of the district luc- tlons. Things Looked Bad for St. Louis Man Until Somebody Sampled the Evidence Mayor Walker Sends His Reply to Roosevelt NEW YORK, April 20. (UP)— Mayor James J. Walker dispatched his secretary. Thomas F. MeAn- drews, from city hall with a pal on the back today and sent him to Albany to deliver to Governor Koose- velt the mayor's renly to the demand of the city affairs committee hat he be removed from office. The document, umlcrslood lo be a detailed account of the work ol e.ich department criticized by th< city affairs committee, combined with a statement of the accomplishments of the Walker admlnlstra tlon, will be given lo tbe governo- about 3 p. m. Copies then will b' distributed to the press in Albany and In New York but it Is not bs lieved tbat the rcrtlv will be re leased for publication until lomor row. Frank B. Oswald, president of the Shamrock Oil and Gas company f'f St. Louis, stepped from his airplane shortly before 1 o'clock yesterdiv in anticipation of a good dinner and a pleasaat afternoon with friends In Blythevllle. He was not disappointed, but for a time It locked as if he was going to be. The plane landed In the Pride addition, near the home of s. J. Cohen, whom Mr. Oswald, accompanied by his pilot, Jim Mttaie, and another friend, had com? to visit. But as they stepped from the plane they were greeted not by Mr. Cohen with a friendly handshake but by Deputy Arch Undwy with a big star and a very much bisgcr ptstol, who announced that his bus- of Koaltn will be under 25 feet , N. C., contains the largest ratUe- Iness was to put Mr. Oswald under "'--' ' of wator. Compensation for damages Is now bring adjusted. The 300 residents of the Mormon town St. Thomas will move farther up the valley. - . snake, mounted, In any collection 1 arrest for the illegal possession and as If Its contenls were whiskey. Mr. Oswald and his onvjanlons. accompanied by Mr. Cohen, were taken to the Office of E. E. Alexander, who was Introduced as the magistrate who had very kindly consented to come to his omcc on Sunday to fix bond for the St. Louis man and thus make It unnecessary 'or him to be held in Jail. After a brief hearing of the fuels, in which It was brought out that about th? least the defendant could hope for was confiscation of his plane and R heavy fine, somebody suggested that the evidence be examined. The bottle was opened, fo'.md to certain nothing but Coca Cola, thus revealing the whole affair as a hoax, and court was adjourned to dinner at the Cohen home. Mr. Oswald and his companions Open Spaces Searched for Nevada's Heroic Bum ubpoena Bank Records of Chicago Policemen CHICAGO, April 20. (UP)—In- estlgntlon of police department orruption charges was carried to new battle front today as tb.5 ecords of the bank accounts of 17 jollce captains were sought by the talc's altorney's office. Subpoenas demanding these bank ecords be submitted Immediately o a special grand Jury were or- lercd served on loop bankers and iranch house managers. More than 200 banks In Chicago and Cook otinty were ordered to produce rec- irds of their policemen depositors. larvest Radish Crop in Vicinity o{ Cardwell CARDWEL, Mo- — The radish harvest Is underway here, wilh a jrcspcct ol 15 or 20 cars from about 150 acres. Auout twenty jcr&ons are being employed at the lacking plant, wilh others findlns employment in (lie fields. The radishes are brought to the packing shed, graded, washed, and packed In bushel baskets, layers of of sufliclcnt money to meet expenses. ; - '. . ' If by public subscrlpton or otherwise the $10,OK) needed for the., next school year .Is produced, it will- provide; only a temporary solution' of the problem. .Bf.forc the continued operation of the schools on,. a sound and permanent basis can be assured the tax revenues'of ths > district must be Increased, cllher. through a higher rato or through nn upward revision of assessments. Without such Increase In tax revenues every- year will brinp the necessity of raising $10,000 or more, with suspension of part of the school system us tho alternative. Levy on Soft Drinks Proposed in Alatama MONTGOMERY, Ala., April SO/ (UP)—A proposal lo levy a one" cent tax on all soft drinks sold in Alabama will be one of the first' things considered by the Joint house, and senate finance committee when it meets here tomorrow to bsfin work on a revenue program for the' state. A bill which will levy a tax of one cent on all nickel drinks has. already been Introduced tn the. house by Rep. St. John of Cullman. Many believe that Governor Miller favors the soft drink tax. This, belief is based-on the fact that St. John, administration leader in the house, Introduced the measure. New Transmission May Mean Change in Autos MEXICO, Mo. (UP)—A new era has dawned in the automotive in-, duslry. a Mexico garaceninn was . convinced loday. following Irtols of radishes allernating wilh layers of'an automobib trnmmlsilrn he has crushed Ice to keep them fresh nnd patented. crisp. They are shipped tn refrig-1 Bruce Ridgeway, thj inventor. erator cars, alxjut 050 baskets to] recently made a trial trip in his the car. j touring car, In which the device I has been installed, ar.d has organ- [ired a company for Its manufacture j and sale. The transmission, ac:ord- -°, r!d ' II racasurc ' G feet! transportation of liquor. The St. j took of! on the return trip to St. 11 Inches In length, and U Inches i Louis man's protestations of Inno-1 Louts shortly before 6 o'clock last in girth. It weighs 7 pounds and cence didn't promise to help him'night, accompanied by Mr. Alexan- 11 ounces and has 12 "rattles" on much nfter a search had produced I der, who had business in the Mis- la pint bollle that looked very much'sourt city. RENO, Nev. (UP)—Somewhere 1 the wide open spaces of Nevada a patient, unsung hero for whsi awaits a gold medal. That hero is a burro—Just an ordinary kind of a b'.irro. but on<> whose obscure past holds the secret ol some heroic acl. A search is be- !ing made for such a critter and when he is found, a gold r.iwlal will be awarded him by the Latham Foundation for the promotion of humane education. Second and third prizes will be awarded to other burros who have performed meritorious acts, such as leading a lonely thirsting water hole, or oth of heroism. its tail. to Read Courier News want ads. Scries of Accidents Started Wedded Life-" 1 * "\ RMs^-ay- Automatically i gears the car to higher or lower WATFRT/IO MP nipi Vr „_., ispccd In necordonce wltli road pull. WA^tKLOp, Me. WP)-Mr.and Riageway's trial run, made thru Mrs. Mark T. Johnson newlyweds, tne J ^ of Mexlco ' W8S ,„.,., do not appreciate slapstick comedy. rerainlsccnt ot , no carlv davs ot At least, they don t think the se- nu tomob ; les crowds of curious lol- ries of events which delayed their i,._j n - i,'.-,' honeymoon was funny. ° 1ng ' After the ceremony the brlle was showing her new home to Mrs. Richard Carpenter, mother of the bridesmaid. Upstairs, the bride . .._ ,, tripped;, stumbled against Mrs.! showers, colder tonight; Tuesday Carpenter and both fell the entire' cloudy with thundershowers in fllgh!. Mrs. Carpenter, brok,e her j southeast portion, cold;r. wrist. According to the official weather When she fell Mrs. Johnson was observer. Charles Phillips Jr.. llw carrying a kerosene lamp. The mnxlmum temperature yesterday .lamp landed on a/living room rug was 82 degrees and '-'M; mlnlr.uirh, '"•hich burst into flames. O. W. M. 70 degrees, partly ci-.dy. A yjar: Hey fell on the lamp and cut his' ago toda ythe maximum tempera; wrist. Edward W. Peters fell over j ture was 74 Inches and the mlnl- j Bailey and burned his hands on mum 55 deg.'.os, cloudy wtth .07 [the rug. . (Inch of rain. WEATHER ARK'.'.WiS— cloudy," thunder-

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