The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 25, 1931 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 25, 1931
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Served by the United Press BLYTHEMLLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEA ST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI HME EDITION VOL. XXVIII—NO. 31! Blytherille Courier, Blvthevllle Herald, Bl7lhevlllt Daily News, Mississippi Valley I*ader. HI,YTltEVlU,K, AUKANSAS, SATURDAY, AI'HH, 25, 11)31 Farmers Must Cooneralc for Rettcr Production and Better. Marketing. AUGUSTA, Oa., April 25 (UP) — The federal farm boaril will do fill in its t»wer through the a?ri- cullural marketing acl to help the agriculturist, but the latter ' must himself co-operate by improving marketing and production. James C. Stone, farm i»anl chairman, luld Hie American Colton Manufacturers association here last ntfiht. Colton .farmers have rcali/.-u more for their crons than they -would have done witlioul the help of (he co-nnemtlves. Slonc said. Wi'lhms Ontlmlsllc Ward Thornn of tho National Colton Manufqriiircrs asso.-ialinn a northern nnd New Enaland mill- irr/ oi"!flni".aMrn, snr/d sharnb to th° ronven'.ion rppardtns nlehl wpri- for v.-nnien. full time mill op- nrnfion. anil im'iishinl statistics Tie is n lni" t o mill owner \vilh in- 'cr-sts in Massachiisclts and Ala bsma. FcnfTiir' ot, fo^re mat American roMnn u-nuiii i-p dis"lnrofi in mnt- i-pts nf Hi- wnrM. Carl WiPia'ns o tho Fprlornl P-rm Hoard ill cppooh lTofnr-« ill"* AmPn-'ail f SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Sprinter at 67 It was a victory lor age over youth when S F.yim, 67-yenr-cM sprinter, breasted the tape as shown here in an opon handicap dash during a track meet at Grave-send. England. Flying Windmill" Lands In President Hoover's Yard col ion Inrtav is briehler than it b°pii in I'll- nast two years. Held at Springdale Friday for the Rev. W. J. Jordan. Fanners In Some Parts of I he State Replanting ns Result of Frost Damage. While replanting of cotton on an extensive scale as a resiik of tilts wepk'fi cold weather has been rc|X>rted from some parts of Arkansas. Mississippi county, thus far. appears to have escaped serious damage. J. E. Crllz, county agricultural aj;cnt, said this morning. Mr. Crltz said that as far as he had been able to discover there had been no actual dost rue I ion of cotton or other crops by frost In this county, and that while continuance of the present cold weather, even without frost, might result In losses, he did not believe- the danger wns serious. The state agricultural department at Little Hock announced today that many fanners were replanting cotton, and that some damage had nlso been done to corn. Mississippi county farmers, liav- ! ing escaped the frost menace, arc principally concerned now lest a c-ontinuance of cold, wet weathe: check the development of cot(>i] that has just begun to sprout. Many Farmers Replanting (01 r.T^inf^'Hi-pr, »«o-f>lion 11W ^"V™"', '" LITTLE ROCK. April 25 (UP) Replanting of rot(on was begun on hundreds of plantations In Ar kausns tcday after it was found H» said tlmi the prosonl cvoip n'l fipringdale. Ark., yesterday for the early plantings had been killed bj ln»- rc"i«iii'"<'inii has definitely; n» v . \y. J. Jordan, former lo~al coM weather. Fuin-ral services were hold at turned upward. forl rn | firm hmrd Mik°" l^io Am- of JOFW ORT r.' —PiptnniiT MT n 1 : nu "['"'''in-nii: ^islnk 0 " erip.^.Ti frilion Phinpers lofinv rnired a nrolpst to r n~a!ll?t the spai-rl and nsked se hi=i nnwer "for the rein nf Mi" sorely dis- ntto-.i inrlnstrv." 'n^i.ii 1 - f.p 1 o°rar7i iirpoHorit. tho f^eriotinn "Tn i"..-. iritorort. nf nur far- ns well a^ f Vi» r-nunrtv P^ a » xrn arp nlo.lrlin" far wlt'l- naslor. who died Wednesday tol- The stale agricultural departmcn (inn |} lowing an illness of several weeks also said some damage had bcci duration. j done lo the corn crop by Ih Tlv> Rev. Mr. Jordan was pastor; stormy cold weather. Truck gard of a Parayould . church until re- ens were believed unharmed. The cold weather froze plant and Ihe ground in some areas wa i Jonesiioro he was paslor of the! frozen to two Inches- below Ih cently when he resigned on ac- ] count of his health. Before going Mr. ri in his old f^oni mi rS\rHciu>ii> Methodist churches Land and Yarbro. When taken ill the Jordan w.i ville fins; 1-ofore being taken to home at Springdale. Besides his wife he is survived Iiv three sons. Emmett, Calvin and Charles Wayne, and three daughters, Mildred, Helen and Gwndo- Ivn.' surface. - ., f ,-ns brought to the Blylhc- j 75 ReCCIVC Diplomas iiitnl where he was treated .. ' , ,. _ , at iMefho!?iEt Schoo fnvii idis'ii-' of cotton j nfionints rit. in U.o fllHi frflin i in i i i'i ;i i "-ujiii -i m. i i ui- i _ tr--' *rnliili-«iHon and valori7atinn. ParagOUlfl Woman "Our |cirT> cnnim^vo cannot hone |o siirvlvo miv fllrll'T ncon- nrnir- niicfnko nf I' 1 " !T""millllle Of (_>.-, forlorn! fsrrn hoard." 71 in Killing of Husband BE TO PLEDGE Paddling through (lie 'sky like some, prc-hlslorlc bird, an autogyro piloted by James O. Ray dropped down on C-.e White House lawn, rolled only 20 feet and stopped, winning the plaudits of President Hoover and oilier officials. The call of the odd-looking ship was part of a ceremony in which the president presented tho Collier trophy to llaiold Pitcairu of Philadelphia and associates lor their development of the "windmill" craft. E PARAGOULD. Ark., April 25 (UP)—Pleading self-defense. Mrs. Cannie Combs. 50. chareerl wilh murder in connection with the death nf .her husband, was released late vcilerday following a prrliminarv hearing. The woman robeed l«w her hus- bnnd threatened her life nnd said be wns pienarin? lo attack her at Ih" time she shot him. Her testi- sunnorted bv E'ldie j w<-rv!rir'i '•ml WaPer Gooch who irjinfnH n'.it ro Mr- TTnov- pr tlinf in I" 1 ") hp staled: "There pi"MiM hn pn fee "ii'wrl unon the f^i-iMor." fltid t^int "•WPVimfyit. nnoncips siinuld r.ot. pnea?" in bnv- tn<r. selHne anrl r»-iro fix-in? for i snnli cour. r i?s ran leid to bureau-j ciacy and domination." | Fnrni ACT Reix-M Asked j TO <r|vo new life lo the American! rftinn inrlmtrv thn Association's] mrmv w stpter^nt sa'H *Hp federal a?ri-1 \vrrvlnr'i <">ituril act should be renealcd or| w ituesred the sliooting. pjc" llip. nrvernniont fhroush the' Fr-rni Fmrcl should wit'idraiv from pi'rMp'n^lir-n nr roiitrol find from nl 1 attempts to valorize the com- m'ttre. It considered as "most desirable 1 ' a reaclius'ment of the federal tnr- ifT 50 as in encourage cotton cnn- sin«lne countries to create credits in tho United .States against whir.h tb rt v may purchase American grown co f -ton. If remedial l r cisiation is offered at Ihe npvt C^n^rrs^. tlie stale- rooti.t nrprd a thorough invostiqa- tion of all wopnsals in order In ninkp knovn tlip'r PTinomic effect in advance of adoption. Thcr; were 7.3 representatives o Melhodisl churches thronghoi the East, Jonesboro district wh received diplomas at the close of lite seventh annual training school hc-r. 1 last night. The churches at Osceola, Wilson, Keise-r. Manila; Dull. Leachville, Luxora, Promise Land, Yarbro and Ihe First and Lake Street churches here sent representatives. The Rev. Ira Brumlev, of North Little Rock, was teacher of the course on "Organization and Pro- Tarn of the New Young Peoples' Division," Mrs. Preslon Hatcher, of Joncsboro, "Junior Materials and Methods" and the Rev. P. Q. Rorle, pastor of the host church, taught "Tlie Meaning of Methodism-" This s tlv?- largest class, 49 having taken this course ami of this number -13 received diplomas, not hav- missed more than one class. There was a total of 60 enrolled. "Another Feripral Fa such the ipi^'nkn rm TViard." the statr- "wnnM in all rtrobahil- itv nermanMi"" drs!rov tho ncfu- pnllon of I.W.CKMl of the 2.000.000 c<-"on producers at present employed." Labor Floods Arkansas Berry Bait ROOF1RS. Ark.. April 25 (UP)— Trinerint laborers from K°nsas. OVlnhoma. Missouri and n=rts of Arkansas nre roiirin^ into this r-rt'o'i nf Ihe Oz.irks in the hope "f findhi" v<rk Harvesting striw- berries. despite frcnuent wnni'iv issued hv prowers that there is ^Vrilv of J-v~»i inhor on hand to 'ak" car 0 of t.iip rroo. Oitv omc<»I^in Ihp v-irlon5t n .vns Fire Victim Murderedl Is Belief WALNUT RIDGE. Ark.. April 25 (UP)— Following disclosure of evidence indicating that Q. H. Lorm 70. former railroad engineer whose One Hundred Members of Methodist Organizations Expected Tuesday. One hundred members of women's missionary societies of 30 Methodist churches In - the Jonesboro dlslrlct will attend the annual district meeting here Tues- da'v as guests of the First Meth- ci!hl church society. The churches at Promised Land, Yarbro. Bono, Brookland, 'Joiner, First church, Huntington Ave.. and Fisher street church of Jonestoro, Lake City, Lake View, Leachvllle, Monette. Black Oak, Lepanto, Lux| ora. Manila, Dell. Maccy. Marlon, Marked Tree. Nettleton, Bay, Osceola. Trumann, Tvronza. Gilmore, Turrell. Wilson, First and Lake street churches of Blythcville, will send delegates. Mrs. E K. Sewell, of Marion, district secretary, Is' in charge of the all day program to be filled with business sessions' and oilier attractions. Tlie women of the woman's missionary society of the First church here will present pageant depicting the Christian social service in relation to the churc,h in the afternoon session. The morning session is to open at 9:30 o'clock atid lunch will be served at the church. iiiS SUDDENLK Old President of the Cincinnati Reds Succumbs to Illness and Old Age. CINCINNATI. O., Apr. 25 (UP) —August "Garry" Herrmann, one of lha best known figures In major league baseball and former president of the Cincinnati reds, died suddenly here today at the home of his son-in-law, Kail B. "Finkc. He would have been 72 years old Sunday. .-.•'His daughter, Mrs. Flnke, w»s with him when he died. 'He had] been ill 15 weeks but his dsath was not expected, she said. A complication of diseases and Infirmities of old age caused death, physicians said. His health began failing a year ago: In 1D02 Herrmann, with George B. Cox and Julius and Max Flelschmann and others, purches- ed the Cincinnati baseball club. This marked Herrmann's first • major venture in baseball. He. assumed active charge and the club immediately became a factor in national league pennant races. laiupaigu Will 0()en Monday to Raise $10,000 lo Complete Budget. P-.Mcnl.s of children alteiuliiij; the lllythuvll'e public sclwols will be asked next week to pled^u monthly contributions, In pro): tlon lo their means, to make ]tos- slble the opernllon of the (jrnda nnd high schools for Iho full nine nuiullis of the 1931-1932 term. I'lirsiinnl to recommendations of i\ clti/.cns committee, turned at liublk meeting last, Monday to In- Vf.slltnlo (he financial situation of Hie school district and to devise mr-ans for carrying on the schools a campaign to raise $10,000, tin amount necessary to insure a fill term, will be launched. Pledges o monthly contributions, payable ov cr a 10-moiillis period starting next September 1, will be asked PuplLi Will Get Cards The campaign will open Moncia; morning with the distribution ! all school children of pledge cards with the request that they be re turned Tuesday. While It Is no plaiuud to limit the solicitation o subscriptions to the parents o school children it was felt by th committee that those with chlldre: In school, having the most a stake, should be the first to con tribute. If an encouraging rcsnous Is received from the parents schoul children the coiiuulltc plnns lo usk business men of th community to complete tho Turn OlSurljct I-owent I'ossiblt The citizens committee, afle studying In detail the budge adopted by the school board lu rext year, approved it as the mo* economical compatible with tl efficient, full-term operation of th schools. It Involves a reduction approximately . $20,000 from tl budgets of recent years, obtalne chiefly through salary cuts, cm even then exceeds by about $10.00 the revenues which Hie dlstrlc has in sight. In view of the fads as the found them the members of th citizens committee signed a repo recommending the raising by pul lie subscription of 110,000, Those -""-'' — — *- — ''•*"•'•'• FLASHES flood* Drive 1,900 Families from Homes WARSAW, April 25 (Ul'l—A UiciLiiind famillfy wrr« nkidc houififis Icday n.1 tlvrra In (he raMtrn Itordvrland owrttowfU, damaged by Ice Jam*. lulhcr Children and Self I.OS AN(lKl.i:S, A|irll 23 till')—Mra. HHen Hunter, 37, found llfr wllh her tlirw children loo much of a burden ullh her hutband gone and with hunger (hrvutcnlnx. Sue. fed ]Hj[soii liibK'ls lo her youii£i>l<-n tlien look several lierwlf anil by down to die. Mrs. Hunter will live, but Johnny, ;1, Is near death today. Asks $100,000 for MX of Face SAN FRANCISCO, April 25 (IT)—Tim ccimlcal srlu that carried Joe K. Ilrowil tu fame hi motion pictures va? valued at $100.000 by him l«Uy In n suit Hint :isalnit Hie Al G. llarura clrcui utid ufTili.ikd comi>anlf s. Brown who hax been nuking a person.!! up' trance at a Ihealer here xskcil damaicrs of that amount and secured a temporary i .trail,Ini order prohibiting Ibe clreus from further UM of Ills picture In its advertising. I'T FIND FORT UNI! SEIZED Haiti Minister Says No On Tiicre Knew of Marin General's Exploit. WASHINGTON. Apr. 25 (UP) Secretary of Navy Adams hns r< (erred lo the state department letter from Major General Smcr ley Butler. U. S. M- C., In whc Butter Inquire!! as to the comsc action the government will ta with regard to statements ma about his record In Haiti. Secretary of State Stlmspn sa he would make a thorough inve tigation Sttmson declined to com ment. The statements In question were made by : Dajit ..„ ...... , __ . ___ ^. report were ieuY.'V«iy-'}! B . (!llt ? r » l l <: ' H ? ulai ?' ! fahan, A B. Frii-fleld,' United States. In ft. neu'spnpfr lit? signing the lor," T. J. E. B. Lyman, W. D. Gravctle, G. E. Keck, anil J. L Cherry. Must Await Cutting to Combat Alfalfa Aphids OSCEOLA. Ark., April 25 — Dwight Isley, state entomologist at the University of Arkansas,, com- hme nome in tho f'r'wberrv belt, declared lhnt;c*en murdered officers today were; working on the theory that the. not b"- municated by long distance telephone yesterday regarding ! trol of the green aphid or lice which are. threatening the al- Youth Sues Mother (or $15 000 Damages QUINCY, 111., (UP)—Just how far a parent may go In restricting the liberty of a minor child, will be decided in a suit. Just filed in the Adams County circuit court. Quentln, 16-year-old son of Mrs. Nellie O. Babcock, is Ihe plaintiff and his mother and two neighbors. John E. Meharfy and Robert Zimmerman, have been made dcfend- Ra'H Ganpsfpr* {f> r Clues to Doctor's Disant>f!9ranre •ST. TOUTS. Anril 25 (UP)— Po- !rdi- raided known haircuts rhecked manv famlliP. 1 : wmil.-l com' 1 stran^M as thp rrduc 1 "! uproar/* of this vnnr's crop could not afford work for outstrip labor. B« Na*<Anal Fraternities From M falfa r fc £rln, finding of only praclica, method of co U was believed that ! ™* thcP«L wh " i . " \? . ted . nre was set in an effort to cover (he supposed crime. the body .. „ burned to death while "rcages asleep, but a coroner's investigation disclosed two skull fractures. AJ M ' Other evidence uncovered during . ana in. the examination led lo the billet I that the man was fully clothed. M»fWOTjIA. Ark.. AnHl 95 (UP) j fratern'Mes wtlli crop here, advised coanty S. D. Carpenter that the of combat- nr». bo r^rmiitod to install chan-j Involuntary Bankruptcy lers at Mrx-nn'ia A. and M. college, . . . _ r -' here. aoonrdiiK- to President Char-! los A. fiv«rstrcot. I Prpsli'ent Overstrret's d"d=lon| Suit Against A. B. Jones JONESBORO, Ark.-^-An involun- ! crop Is 1 manent ; alfalfa. of I'oodhmi': and "anfstrrs in Fr^rch of n clue to the disarjnear- r>nr-e of r>r. j<- 3 ar- K'l'rv, weallhv a fake sick call Mnnrlav nteht W3S lw!: '" 1 m tll!> fxix ' nsc ° r Slich !tary petition In bankruptcy was A SCT<- or mnro'or pet'v%ane- "r'3nl7«Mn-« 'i the Individual stu- fii c( i | n a, c United States court <ters wcro Puo.tionol and later i tinnl -' ! - h " fM: ! hcrc Frld:l y against the A. B.: rel^as-d Detectives ..-ere convinced I "PrenWti-im of the student bodv. Jones Company, one of the larg-i Dr. Kellev was hPld captive for! 1 "'" ,' ml> " " rr:r ' : ' 1 , lc1 ' ns fra '; r -jcst wholesale houses In Northeastl rmsom by a band of organized »d«« »-«"W i";tm»J«--JncrMSplIv-! Arkansas. _The suit_was_flled by j Harvard kidnapprrs. A hoard nf strategy or^ani?ed bv members of the nhvslclan's fimlK and friends nerslsted In a drnlsl that two lettprc. ouch demanding pavmenl ot 5100.000 for the- safe return ot r»r. Kelley. had been rc- rr-ivcd by his wife. The board declined to revral the contents of iwo letters received by snecial do- llven- pencil was to cut the alfalfa just as soon as It was ready lo be cut and run a brush drag or heavy roller over the stubble alter • the hay had been raked. Rirmfrs here estimate that the crop will not be ready for cutting before May 5, and County Agent Carpenter, In circular letters mailed from his office today, The youth charges that he was placed In confinement at his home by his mother wllh the Md ot the two other defendants, and prevented frcm reaching his place ol employment. He asserts that he took the side of his absent father Rollo Babcock, who left his wife and is now residing in Chicago. which communicate Mr. Is'^y's recommendations, also warns farmers who are over-zealous to save this cro,>. that cutting before the ready will result In per- injury lo the stand of New Seems Doomed ainl addressed in to Mrs. Kelley. ROCKIANO. Mff.. (UP) — For the first llii'« in nearly a century, no boat will nly the waters of the bay from Castlne to Rockland the co'iihiR summer. Increasing pop- ubrltv of motor vehicles resulted in snsp*nslon wrvicc, of setamboat CAMBRIDGE. Mass.. (UP)—One of Harvard's choicest traditions In? exp-nsps of 't'Hents. the pr"5-, Attorneys Cooley and Welburn. InVit s'atcd. "We f»"l thai the; The credilors Instituting the suit ric!al life unrler present condi- j wre the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco tlrn< has been snt'sfir'orv and w»i Company, whose claim Is JH,will bP careful (n the future as we! 053.23; Ihe Turnbull Cone & Mahave in Iho oast to keep down[ cn ine • Company, Chattanooga, Ih" rosl of r lineal Ion." Tenn., $647.50; T. E. Brooks Co- Several fratcrnl'ios rwcntlv r"»de! Red line. Pa.. S205. application to install chapters hcre.| Tr[C rjnmpamr is closed pending"board walks along all paths in the outcome of the nroceedings. The.colVge yard at the start of each company, besides Its main house In j winter. The complicated webwork seems doomed. It hns long America's been a custom at Truth of Indian Legend Feared by Pennslyvanian PHOENIX. Ariz, (UP) — Fear that an Indian legend concerning Superstition mountain may true was expressed here by Southwestern Committee Will Defend Orthodoxy of College President. MEMPHIS. April 25 (UP)—Tile executive committee of Southwestern, co-educational college of Memphis, will meet some time be- tcrvlew publUhcd .here rcvcral riays ago. Tlie Interview quoted the minister as saying Fort Riv|ere,> jHalll, for i the capture of wlilcli Butler received the congressional- medal of honor, did not exist. Minister Bellcgard?, discussing the matter with the press, indicating he felt he had not been correctly quoted. "I snid no person In Haiti knew of the existence of Fort, Riviere," he said. "I did not say the fort did not exist, but that no one In Unit! knesv about the fort and no. one knew where to find It, for General Butler said after It was captured It was completely destroyed. "With regard to the capture ot \oiierty Owners Aopeai Today iiv Deposition to Highway Proposal. Hearing on pro|x?rty assessments or the proiiosed niyllievllle ro?.d uprovrment district. Number Six, rlglnally scheduled to he held this lorntni before Judge 2ul B.- Harson-of Ihc county court, was re et by order of Judce Harrison for lay 30th. A numlwr of pronerty. wuers In the proiwsed district Piiearcd before Ihe court this lornlnu nirl a-iked that (hcv be Iven time to properly flic their irolesls. The district was established .:on December 22, 1930 bv order of County Judoc Gen. W. Bnrhanrun- •11 the presentation In the court if n uclltlon purporting to bo lijiiril bv n matorltv in number of. lie landowners In the nffccted arei The district was formed for the of establishing n gravel all-weather' road from Blythevlllo o Oosnell and extended north and v"stworrl to near Cnlun\ct, cover- ne the old GosucH road route frnm lli/hwny 61 a mite north of Bly- heville. Chlcar» Mill Objects H. A. Smith; E. S. Bollard. A. J. nnd B. H. Levy were amouc '1m landowners who'appear- ed before the court this morning to protest on assessments for the district. The Chicago . Mill and LumlxT cornoratlon. probably the landowner In the propped, district, also was rcnresent'ed/ In opposition to the district. All par ties protesting the district were Informed by Judpe Harrison that written protests in proper form would have to be filed with the court. The Judce announced that he would rc-sct the assessment hearlno for May 30th In order that all parties might be prepared.. •'."• A mimber of the landowners appearing in" court this ihbrnhvj Indicated' tfmt.'i.they were taken^ by surpi-iie'aniiJVwtre not prepared to protest Bt'.the'\liearlng. Tr,-o iertal '-••"— *' 'lie"nss<S£ment "hearing ounty ami. Ihe landowners i'le district, indicated thaT they w?ro not generally aware "of the hearing. All other le^al notices In connection with the pro posed district were published In a weekly paper h: the western part of the county. GoMicIl People Want Road Plans Imve been underway for the establishment of the district for almost a.year. A number of residents qf-the Gosnell .community proposed the plan and retained. V. G. Holland, local attorney,- as counsel. In the latter part, of last year the planr- were formulated ami petitions containing signatures of a majority of landowners In the Fort no one In Haytl knew shout that, as General Butler's _ ______ ______ _______ ______ fore May 15 to prepare nn answer 1 report was not made to the Haiti- to charges that Its president, Dr. Charics E. Dlehl, Is guilty of adhering to unorthodox views. The charge against the president <vas v recently made " before the Nashville Presbytery and the Memphis man may be tried on heresy charges early next month. The committeemen said opponents of the college head were "gaining ground" In Mississippi, pointing out that the Mississippi Presbyters' had recently voted as favoring the committee of 11 which is opposed to Dr. Diehl. The committee Intends sending representatives to Presbytery msetntgs and to prepare the president's defense action. Two Arkansas Students Win Journalism Honors ans but to Washington I never spoke of the work of general Butler In Haiti, for while ho wns there a long time he was not so very well known." Million Dollar Loss in Bay State Resprt Fire LENOX, Mass., Apr. 7.5 (UP)— A disastrous fire swept the fashionable summer resort colony in stroylng the largest, hotel, several the Berkshire hills here today, de- cottages, and a large stretch of woods before It wns brought under control. Damage was estimated by the police department at a million dollars. Hundreds of volunteer fire lighters from Lenox and other villages battled all night against the blaze John Rowley, Shenandoah, Pa., who came lo Arizona to seek his brother James Five years ago James Rowley, then 25 and a notion writer, left Pennsylvania to investigate the DES MOINES. Iowa. April 25 (UP)—National winners In three contests conducted by 'Quill and Scroll, Journalism school, for high school students, were announced today. David S. Hall, Saranao Lake, N. Y., won first place in the editorial writing contest. First place In the vocabulary contest went to James Babcock, Toledo, O., second. Ellze McMlllion,| Roanoke, Va.. third. Louise Hogan, • Pine BlutT, Ark. | In ad writing Ted Raynolds, Ar- which at one time threatened to wipe out the entire resort. -Tlie fire started in the hotel and soon sptcad to several surrounding cottages. Only a few persons were living at the resort since the res- the area presented to the court. G. W. Crawford, one Of the most active of the promoters of the district. A. B. Fall-field and O. G. Wadlcy were named commissioners of the district. O. M. Falrley, engineer, made n survey of th; proposed road nnd ; Ihc cost of the project was estimated at SM.COO with between eight and nine miles of gravel road to be constructed. An annual tax of seventy-five cents an acre for a" 20-year period vas planned to retire bonds lo be floated, by the district. With the passace of the recent county turnback bill by he stnte legislature promoters of the district, it Is understood, anticipated that under the provisions of the. bill providing for retirement. of ' rond district bonds, the bigger portion of the tax would be lifted, but even In the event this help Is not forthcoming, those back of the proposed district declare that the tax burden will not be great and will be Justified by the advantage of an all-weather road where the eld road was impassable frequently. ulnr season June l. . does not start until nws Civil Service Rules to Aid Veterans many legends of Superstlton fcansas city, Ark., won tenth place, mountain. One of them Is that those entering the range may nevet return. OIM letter was written by Rowley Jus before leaving Phoenix for Ihe mountain. That was the last ever heard of him and as a result y to lay his fam "y ls wondering If another in the »«* "Eend has been added to STOCKHOLM. (IIP)— Swod'n. once wns an agricultural Is becoming an Industrial one. Dr. Ernest Hoofer. - mnnwnofli that they have assets over farming expert, points ont. In the last 50 years the number of ngrl- mlluril workers In Sweden has declined bv on? hatf million, whereas , . Joncjtero, has branches at Blythe- of board walks measures approxl vllle and Lcachvllie. The defend- • mately six miles, ants deny their Insolvency, stating | the range. legend many regarding Superstition LJMHAM^i, Sweden. (UP)—Six statln?| When these walks were moved bombing planes, Intended for. the $500,000 at the end ot the past winter It'Finnish air corps, have been corn- more than their liabilities. They probably was for the last time. It plettd by the Swedish Flying Instate that they Intend to show this Is understood that before next | dustry Company here. Next to an when a hearing Is held before Fred winter all the gravel paths will order executed In 1926 for the gov- . C. Mulllnix, referee In bankruptcy, 1 have been macadamized, making, ernment of Chile this is the larg- Ihe reft of the population has,which will lake place within Ihc Hie laying ot the boards unneces-jest delivery that the airplane fac- grown more than two millions. next 15 days. sary. I c&i lory has ever made at one time. WASHINGTON. Apr. 25 (UP)— (UP)—President Hoover Issued an executive order today chani?ing the civil service law so as to give greater preference to disabled veterans. The executive order amends th? civil service law In accordance years ago by carrier on horse- with the recommendations of a back from a neighboring village. | commission Mr. Hoover appointed The carrier placed the few letters i lo Investigate the slluation. In a shoe box In one corner of a i lent and each "boomer" helped himself. I EL RENO. Okla.. (UP) — Tho first post-offlco In El Reno was a shoe box. El Reno, now a olty of 10,000 people, received its mall Hotel Employe Sentenced for Theft of Ham, Batter Aliiirt Craig, nesro hotel employ was fined $10 and sentenced to a day In jail by Judge W.' D. Gravette In police court this morn- Ing-, wh-r. ;he negro admitted the theft o; " '"am and several pounds of ' butt " from tllc lar d« of the Hotel Noble. LINKOPINO. Sweden, CAN An A BANS SALMON NETS NEW YORK. (UP) — A lot Of j Canadian salmon don't kno-v It, (UP)—A ! but when thjy arrive at the r.-.outh 2.0CO-ycar-old Iron pot n-easurlng i of the Miramlchl River Ihls tum- more than JO Inches In height, 1ms mcr on their way to spawn, they been found near here, deeply Inv j are golg to be agreeably surprised bedded in sand. In spite of Its age [ to find no nets In the river from I maximum, 63 degrees, cloudy with WEATHER ARKANSAS- Cloudy, thundershowers. colder In northwest por- 'tlon tonight; .Ijnday cloudy, t'E.unc'CTShowers -in east portion, colder. According to the official weather observer. Charles Phillips jr., the mlnlrnuf. temperature h;re terday »••«! 55 degrees and the the vessel Is In good condition July 1 to 15, According to archeologists, only Brunswick Government, which In! ego two similar pots have been found this particular case is the of rain. Today a year minimum temperature before In Sweden. against birth control. strongly; was 40 degrees'and the maximum, j 73 degrees, cloar.

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