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Served by the United Press BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST AKKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI HOME mm VOL. XXVIII—NO. 27.1 Blytheville Dally News, Blythcvllle Herald, ... ,„,,,,,,,,,, , ,,, A nif&YC\u >IMIIT»CIIVV i-nnm • M». , ,',»","» Mississippi Valley Leader. Blythovlllc Courier, '"'' iHKVll.M'., AKKA.NhAS, I HURRDAl , 1- KliUbAUY <l, 11W2 SINGLE COPIES FIVE'- CENT3. ' JAPANESE RESUME SHANGHAI OFFENSIVE BLIZZARD MS LIES IN MlI SHIES Snow and Severe Cold Ci'iprdes Transportation in Chicago Area. By I'nitcd Press A blizzard unparalleled this winter lashed the upper central states today, piling up a six inch blanket of snow ond crippling transportation. Three deaths in Chicago wer? attributed to the storm and two street, car motorineu, blimicd by the wind wolppcd snow, sent their cars Into a collision in the west side, Injuring a score. From five to seven inches of snow laEhed'northern Illinois, Indiana and Michigan. The forecast of the weather bureau was zero, weather in the Chicago area tonight. Soutn of Hie region covered by snow floods menaced. The prospect of millions ol ions more of wal«r from the snow caused apprehension in southern Indiana where the Ohio river was far above the flood stage and still rising. A new storm began In nonhern California -where unprecedented snowstorms have crippled transportation and hampred air' traffic, Eight persons were reported, trapped by drifts near Tonopah, Kcv., and a rescue parly was organized to take supplies. Elected 17 Killed in Oil Tank Ship Blast MARCUS HOOK, Pa., Fi'b. 4J (Ul'i--S£venlei i ii men were killed! when (he Sun Oil company tanker] - --- Bldwcll v;ns shattered by a scries T rpa<;m . v U nr U,. UeaM.ll) UllClei L MILLS WILL STtP INTO 'SPUCl Secretary of State Is Sponsor Will Succeed Chief When of terrific explosions today. Sixty-one parsons were aboard. F\\.-: members of the crow died * i p i j In hospitals and rescuers al mid' AlKlV LjOCS to London. day removed bodies of seven un-l identified persons from the charred lemains of the craft. Miss Lucille May Grace, above, one ol the first women over elected .to a stale office in Louisiana, will become register of the state land office when the' 0. K. Allen administration goes In. She had the largest, majority of any candidate on :he recent ticket, receiving 130.287 more votes tliaa lior four opponents combined I Mississippi Rising MEMPHIS, Feb. *. (UP)— The mighty Mississippi river, giant of streams, today was in places flow- Ing over lowlands . and reports of the weather bureau forecast addi- tk>n»l rises in the water level The reports said lowlands from C«iro,,IU., to the vicinity of Nateh- \ tz, Miss., were under, water. Engineers saw,, however, no serious flood situation exists. Meanwhile thousands today .continued the ever demanding task of fighting tributary streams. Northem Mississippi femained under water and the flooded areas at Alex- TEUS IN KE1ET1 JfllL Phillips and Culp are Vice- Presidents and Nunn Is Treasurer. , C. A. Cunningham, local attor- nev, was elected president of the Blytheville chamber of commerce at the organization of the new board of directors this afternoon. Other new officsrs are Russell Phillips and H. T. Culp. vice-presidents, and Marvin Nunn, treasurer. J. Mell Brooks was reelected ' secretary, a post he has held for a WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 <UP) — Under secretary of tl« Treasury! Ogden lj. Mills, n wealthy member of one of America's leading families, wiil be promoted to the lr.?,isury cabinet post when Andrew W. Mellon becomes nmbussa-! dor to Great Britain. ' Announcement to this effect was made Informally nt (he While Hon.se today. At the son'a time Mellon conllrmcd previous announcements that he would nccep', the ambassadorship. Treasury official's said Arthur Ballanline, now assistant secretary of ita treasury, would be recommended to replace Mills nn under secretary. WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 (UP)— Representative Patman, Democrat, Texas, who brought impeachment, charges against Secretary Mellon said In a press interview today, "Mellon Is retiring under fire, which is typical of President Harding's appointees." The impeachment proceedings I number of years. ! A committee consisting of Messrs, j are expected to be dropped. Cunningham, Phillips. B. A. Lynch. O. P. Moss and C. R. Babcock was , appointed to draft a budget for i the year. Rscaoed Murderer Arrest-' AH o'clock tonight nt the Hotel [ Says Smith Will Throw Hat in Ring noSTON, Fi'li. 4 (UP) — Tlie ''. ..o i llcuili! .salri Kxluy AlfKvl K. Sinilli lincl Klven "definite ns- surniwfs" (o Boston friends lie wljl • <,"i [| : ii.> j 01 . (i,,. Democratic nomination for president. "Sinllli's poslllon probably will be iinnouiuv.Hl iiL'xt Wednesday, says the Hernlil, "nmr In It will sny lie Intends to place his cause In the liiinds ol the ]x>o|>le anil Ills chances without an ac- i_ u r i r Noble the Chamber or Commerce at the Home OI HlS will hold its annual banquet. TJere will be a musical program and addresses by the new president, and by W. p. Kirsch. of Paragould. Max B. Reid will be toastmaster.' Father Near Maiden. KENNETT, Mo.—John M. "Pete notorious Texas ,bad * Driver of Truck New Tag Arrested, Freed man captured at the home of his father: in Maiden by Dunklin ctjun- ty officers, sits silent in jail Here, awaiting San Antonio officers.i Sheriff Albert Hausser of San An- ' tonio will escort the convicted Walter Schleckting, Cairo, 111., ,,^ „ „ „ ,. slayer of Detective Chief Sam truck driver, was the first defend-1 on thc farm of George W. Wilks, street of that city back, to prison '.ant hailed into municipal court | m chute Sixteen, near this city, A new role has been accepted by Miss Alice Leo Orosioan, Loutiiiaim'n youthful secretary o( state. She Is shown above with Lcwcllyn Williams, ilruin major of the Louisiana Slate University band at Baton Ituupe, as 3tio became sponsor for Ihe organization. Miss Grosjean wan elected supervisor of accounts for the slate n tlic ItK election ami will take that office when the M* .nlmiiilstrattoo Roes in. Robberv Believed Motive (or Crime Near Caruthersville Yesterday.: '^ CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo.— 'Barney Smith, a white man, employed whence he escaped a week. ago. here on 3. charge of failure to andria and Monroe, La., were the McKsnzie, adjudged insane lol-'purchase 1932 state auto .tags. He scenes of desperate fighting to hold j lowing conviction of -the killinir of was released after being fined when back the water. Th« R*d river levee in Louisiana had a 100 foot gap eight miles below Colfax. -The wall of water drove 100 families from their homes. . Flood engineers at Monroe believed they were successful in meeting-the Ouacmta's I'ireat of overflowing (he city. Thousands have worked at th? levee there night and day. Trucks rolled through the city's streets hauling sandbags to fne water front. Cold weather prevailed over the entire flood area today. the detective chief in 1927 at,Judge Crawford set aside his ver- which time he was sentenced to I diet at the request of state high- Sudden Temperature Drop Brings Rains to An End LITTLE ROCK, Feb. 4 (UP)— Riding on chill winds a cold wave swept out of the north and blanketed Arkaasas today after three days of unseasonably warm weath- hang, was taken after a struggle with officers who surprised him while sleeping with an arsenal 'of suns at his side at the home of his father. Jo? McKcnzic, in Maiden, and the Texas offfcers .notified at once. Refusing to throw up his hands when 'awakened and commanded to do so, the 30 year old desparado reached for and obtained a pair of guns instead. He was swinging one of the weapons into action with Sheriff Donaldson as his abjective way department oiriclals, Schleckting was arrested .here his -morning by Jim Burns, state lighway patrol, on a charge of operating a truck without 1932 II- CMS2 imti for operatlnj »~~ truck equipped with solid ttrcs. He was fined $100 but Judge Crawford ordered J90 of the fine held up. Later the Arkansas highway department at LHtle Rock asked :hat the judgment be set aside be- causa of representations by the .ruck driver's employer who had found to be hoarding a page from a detective story magazine bearing his picture with a vivid description of the murdsr of Chief Street whom he was convicted of wantonly shooting to death on the streets o'f San Antonio in 1927. Grae:sd proper tags through the I y. office for other trucks. Schleck-' ting's truck bore 'a 1931 Illinois license plate. Bud Smith was fined one dollar by Judge Crawford for failure to vacate property after being served with proper ::otice. was shot ami kilted Wednesday rnornlnr; by Moody Andrews, a n3- Rro, also employed on the same- farm. Smith. Andrews nnd several others were In the field picking col- ton and officers believe Andrews killed Smith for what little money he had r.n him at the time. They were away froin the others in the j fi^ld and Andrews shot Smith in' tS'e back with n photiun after he had already shot him In the breast. He then robbed him and left, nnd since then officers have been bunting all over the countv and offlcsrs In nearbv towns and rounti"s have bern notified to Ink f or Adrews. but so far he '-.as not Young Man Gets Life for Robbing Newsboy MIAMI, ,F1 a., Feb. 4 (UP)—Rob- eit I>anler, 23, • was under •E'cnte'nce of Ue imprisonment today upon conviction of robbing • Roger Fox, 14, newsboy, of 38 cents on Christmas eve}. Lanicr was accused of threalen- in» to kill his victim with an ice pick. Judge E. C. Collins passed the maximum sentence on Lanler as an allegerl habitual criminal, us McKenzie Is a native of Dunklin I . ;~~ "" County and resided until a fewj ClOSing MOCK The cold snap brougl the past week and will fall of swollen streams, i said. brought against him. He ' of age. cCes , 6 years Bill Jolliif Accused In Disturbance at Manila A warrant was issued out/ of municipal court here today for BUI Jollift of Manila following a disturbance said to have occurred In the business section of the town this morning. Jolliff Is charged with assault and batter)- in the warrant issued on infcrnmUon filed by Nelll Reed, deputy prosecutor. He will probably be tried lomorrow. A. T. and T Anaconda Copper .. Auburn Caterpillar Tractor Chrysler Cities Service 113 7-8 .. 93-4 124 1-2 . 11 3-4 . 13 .. 53-4 Funeral arrangements for thej slain r"nn hnve not as yet been completed, according to local undertakers. Efficiency Generally Maintained Despite Shortage of Funds. Despite - the . announcement that «rlinT"'i 'believe" sode'ty"'7houUt ™>ny schools J" ll ' c s ' a ' c " c . cl °f: be protected from such a cliarnc- >'<K Because ol lack of tunas wHh which to operate this semester, the schools of Mississippi county arc maintaining their standards. Activities ol schools throughout thc county for the past month show that much 1ms been accomplished under thc direction of the county department ol education, superintendents and teachers. Miss Winnie Virgil Turner, coun- , ty supervisor, visited schools at Makes Formal Announce- Skldway, Brown, New Harmony. . r ,. , [ Pawhecn. Huffman, Illckman, Bur- fT>ent ot Landldacy tor dctie. Reiser, Oosnell, yarbro. SUI1- inan, Elowah , Carml. L«achvlllo, ! Monlla, Red Line, S!:ady Grove, Promised Land, Wilson, Osceola nml Sam ^Mnnntt. nresent city at- W hitton In January. The 94 conference.', she held concerned the welfare of these schools Reps, O.uirm of Mississippi H n d Rutherford of Georgia Succumb. WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 (Ul'>Two Democratic members of the louso of representatives, Percy E, Qnlnn of Mississippi and Samuel {uthcrford of Qcorijlii. died today Holh suffered sudden heart Blacks, Rutherford at his lintel and iulnu at the naval hospital where le had been undergoing trsalment or an ncutq Illness. Rutherford dletl at T'.IS n. m and Quinn at 8:20 a. m. The house adjourned afler iidopl- nK a resolution of condolence am selecting si commltlee to attend I i funeral. Qiihm was chairman of the lions military, affairs committee. Ruth crford was chairman of the com mittcc on election of the piii' the vice-president, and rcprescn tatlves In con(jrc)B. The dentlw reduced to' four Hi Omocntln majority','In .the-house Till; Umfillng'now bKomM IXino crals. 2lfl, Rcpulillcnns, 213. Fnrni- or-Lnbor, i, vacancies, 3. Quinn was 02 years old. Mc- Cornb, Miss., wiu his homo. He had represented the seventh Mississippi district continuously' since 1912. Rutherford was 8J and was flrst elected from the sixth Georgia district In 1924. lie served three consecutive terms as mayor of his lome town, Forsylh, Oh. International Settlement Fears Trouble From Chinese Army. SHANGHAI. Feb. 4, (UP)—Ter- Hflc fighting was resumed on the North Slatlon bailie front to;!ay<if- tcr n lull of six hours In Hie battlo • during which bltulnx "ilns of Cha- IH>| were thc only slsns of warfare. l Foreign inllitury observers telicv- , .< e<l .Jiipan ImU launched u niml ef- ^ fort lo dislodge the Chinese who .}* hnve been resisting them with sur- -ra Jirlslng .success. Defenders of 'the L foreign settlement lickl tg their itt-' "l.O'is nleitlv. f-jnrljii; the passl-." ' Utty Hint the dilute. If routed, -' •wild nltcmpl to rush the K jtM S O 'f '- After Hie nil of the nl^ht rrlnz Js resumed on t!-. c North Station' rent nt 12:30 n.m. Frliay and half u hour later wits nt Us h-lsht Win. The rnltls of machine win • "ro was tlrovmed out. most of (he '! •me by tlie rumble of mtllhry. SHANGHAI, Pc\i. 4 <WP)_Jnn- »^o marines rustal Riron? rc- enforcementa Into the front lln»s :odav In n desperate cffc'-t to n furious Clilnt-sc offcnsln to overwhelm whleli llircatencd them. The Jnnanese pronarcd for cminl,-.r offensive lo throw hack -5" shork trooos who' had ., claimed vlctnrhs over ft .wMc .', front. The Chinese rcnorled lliev liad ! trnuncd t>vn bnlnllans of .Jananeso . j mnrhws. Tim Chinese helrt tlfitr..,'. lines at north station. c«nt<ir 'ot-.n ='' rriiewed r T[irnne5c -ncrlr 1 -ni'-^ck in Chapel, Their hmui»iiliioii' sjpilici sconw! neav tlcnletlon nt. nltthf; arllllerv (incline wiilnh -shook (he•'••' eitv. Clini:ri burs! Into flamM' in a do?eil How spots. '..-'-. SIT PROSPERITY Cable were, 'cut durinj. i'omblne of the Wnmimi; foVLi '.tit lite mouth of the Ynnel.w. ' The Jaimncse held ttirlr rcenforccmenl.'i !j I It wns lmll-\li natetl they. In tended to drlvs'MHu ••''; Chinese bnck and elimlnale the ; Increasing dsntar-lo the interna-. '•• tional settlement..- • • j Shells landed In the foreign urea i all day. The settlement, nml the' .) Fr.'Cich concession were calm; Chinese bankcn; fear lootiiiR. Thpy^ • feared Ihe Cliinern. iirmiK 1 ; were near the end of (lirlr rcslr.tnnce but might try to rush the settlement.. tomcy by amxiinlmr.nl. today announced his nuidlrtnev for the ol-" flee at the municipal election in ApHl. I Mr. Manatt '-V.T.S recently ap-1 pointed by the city council to fill and were exclusive of the four teachers meetings held. Miss Willie A. Lawson, county Position at County Farm ^l*.* ^__ R .'...J-..a- ™r^e ^^i'torn orcte ;™ S«Per.nUnd ( ,}U ^ out^7 leUers tornev Ivy W. Crawford when the concerning the educational sltua- nppointcd municipal t!on, made 12 addresses, had 481 vls- Mnnatfs statement of i «°rs In office, attended 19 meetings Miami Horse Pays $971 on $2 Ticket to Place MIAMI. FI3-, Feb. 4 <OP>—The longest mutuel price on record was paid today. Ball, a three year old gelding owned by Joseph Edwards, paid J911.IO on a $2 ticket to place in the first rnce of Hia Leah park. A show ticket was worth $248.30. Mrs. Tom Burns Dies at Poplar Bhiif, Mo. Mrs. Tom Burns, 62, for many years a resident of this city and recently of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died at her home there this morning. The Hev. w. J. LeRoy, pastor of the Lake Street Methodist church, will conduct the funeral services at Poplar Bluff tomorrow. Tne Rev. and Mrs. LeRoy were accompanied there today by a daughter of the deceased. Mrs. _Maris Woods. Of the six daughters who survive Mrs. George Shamblin also lives in Blytheville. Other near relatives include her husband, Tom Burns, of Poplar BlurT, and two sons, Jos Sums, formerly of here and now of It. Louis, and Lawrence Burns ol 'oplar Bluff. Coca Cola 108 1-4 e ML ChapKne of Stuttgart Is Dead STUTTGART, Feb. 4 (UP) — (or Georgo cnapllne, 83, ona of Arknnsas , promln «ii. attorneys, will Ix. Continental Bakin; General Electric General Electric General Motors Midwest Utilities Montgomery Ward New York central Packard Radio Simmons Standard of N". J Texas Corp U. S. Steel 5 1-8 19 5-8 19 5-8 21 1-4 . 5 7-8 . 8 1-8 28 1-8 . 4 1-8 Km>ht. vho has committed others to the countv farm. v;ent down to tbp prison farm near Luxora him£lf veslmtav. Constable Ham- Tavlor. who accompanied "Uncle Mac" to the farm, said the lat- t.T'"i stay was to be indefinite but would probably be a "Ions stretch." Investigation this mornini revealed that the local maelstrnle !s =ln'ed for the position of bookkeeper at Countv Judge 7!al B. Harri'on's convict farm. According to reports he will replace R. N. Ff rrar who is restrain? his po"- latter was follows: In which she traveled 680 miles. "I take this method of announc- \ The work among negro school; ing to tile voting public of Ely- has also been continued with An- thCTille my candidacy for the of-. nle Currie, Jcannes supervisor, vls- Rcc of city nltorney, subject to the coming April election. "I have lived in Biythcvillc for the past three years. My wlf/> Is a Blytheville girl and we expect to make our home here permanently. I urn twenty-seven years of age of the Unlversl- ^V tiW > tirk NEW YORK, Feb. 4. (UP)-Colton closed steady. Mar. May July Oct. Dec. Jan. Open High Low Close 655 662 655 658 673 680 673 677 Hoover No Worse Than His Party Says Huey WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 (UP) — Huey P. Long, Democratic senator from Louisiana ,met President Hoover today for the nrst tlma Upon leaving the White House he I said, "For the miserable party he'March represents I guess he's about as good ns any of them." Long was presented by the 689 710 125 732 691 711 734 738 659 709 725 732 S92 114 731 737 : except as a member of the county quorum court. jColdStUfKeeping Rockefeller Indoors ORMOND BEACH, Fhv. Feb. 4 (UP)—John D. Rockefeller, recup- Spots closed steady at 665. up 5. riew Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS. Feb. 4 (UP>- i Gravette .dccsasert. "If elected I plcdae to thc people efficient, conscientious conduct of ttva office that I seek and I respectfully solicit your vote." In Police Chief's Trial erating from a cold at his home, or^iunvifrt; Ark Feb 4 The Casement, here remained In- POCAHONTAS. Ark.. Feb. * j »_j . . ,. „,_.. \,i. —A Inrv rnnslderin^ cMueni doors today and failed to play his custonury round of golf. Rockefeller has not played for a week. Cotton closed steady. . . . V* "...fc MIMJi IJVJa, will IA. ,JW,. S n.^l |JH,^t,ln/vi UJ IRC U(ii i if,™ todas '' He dlcd sudden- Uionnl committetman from Loulsl- ly at his home late yesterday. ] ""«, May July Oct Dec open 657 674 690 706 725 high 661 680 697 712 low 657 673 689 705 close 659 676 692 703 723b 57 Nations Represented at World Arms Parley SpoU clused steady at 651. up 3. GENEVA, Feb. 4. (UP'—T:e world arms conference held its second plenary session today for the purpose of final orgamritioii. The credentials committee was aJvisfd that S7 countries were represented. ting 23 schools and teaching eight demonstration classes. She gave mvich assistance to the county nurses in the vaccinating of adults nd children. Two Homes Entered by Burglars at Cardwell Hoover's Plea to Put] "Slacker Dollars" to Work Heartily Endorsed WASHINGTON, Feb. 4. (UP) — Treasury 'and federal reserve olfl- cirils asserted today "prosperity will be back" If the nation answers President Hoover's call to put, "slacker dollars" to work. President Hoover in calling to the American people to enlist in a national patriotic and anti-hoarding campaign, stressed that S1.300.COO,- 000 should te taken out of hiding and put Into sound banks or conservatively invested. This he said would supplement the work of the two billion dollar reconstruction finance corporation and help restore prosperity. Treasury and federal reserve officials interpreted the president's appeal to mean also the public slinu'.il resume buying. Tlic White Housr was tending Invitations loday for a national anti-hoarding campaign conference here Saturday. Leaders of practically every buslesi. agriculture, labor, religion, patriot!:, educational and trade organs will be CARDWELL. Mo.—In the early- part of Tuesday evening the home of Mrs. Charles (Jo) Rlggs was entered while Mrs. Riijgs and her daughters were attending tbe his- kctball game at the local gym. Upon returning home they found the house liad been entered, and some Two Peace Poinls Rejected ' TOKYO, Feb. 4 IUP1—The.SOV- '£ eminent today publist-o:! its- Ide'n- 6 tic replies rejecting 1 polnls in'tlie. :'? proposal of world powers for peice ; In China, -the second nnd' fifth ;-;' points. .. ; r' The replies wen handed .• to"' •; United States Ambassador 'W. Cameron Forbes nnd British Am- '' bassador Sir Francis Lindlcv at .4 •: a. in. eastern standard time. ! - ". '- Tlie second point in t'na nroposal f stipulated their be no further mo- '.' bilbalion or preparation for further hostilities between Japan and China. The fifth called for rt.sollalions to settle all outstanding controversies between tho two nations in he spirit of the Kellogg pact out- awing war. This might result in=s of Manchuria to Japan. Thn Introduction of Japan's re- >ly 'said: "Japanese forces will cease hos- .ililie.i if it Is assured Chlivsc forces Immediately cease tM.r menacing and disturbing activities" It added: .-'••. "If on the contrary the. Chinese, Including irregulars and plain clothes men. persist In such activities. Japan reserves full freedom invited. keys, among which were the keys to P™ Mrs. Rlggs' hardware store, were!"! 5 .->kr'n. Nothing olw has been miss MacDonald Rests Well After Eye Operation DONDON, Feb. 4 (UP1—Prime Minister J. Ramsey MacDonald ed. Later In the night the home ol Dr. Eli Back was entered. A pair • •» ",111'crs. conUiinlng gome money, a watch and n ther- .LV.^I- .,irro taken. nourced today. (UP) •A jury considering evidence In the trial ol John Slaylon. former Pocahontas police chief with murder in the slaying o Night Marshal Manley Jackson, re turned deliberations today aftc falling to reach a verdict In fix-hour session yesterday after neon nnd last The suite charges Jackron wa-joa West Sycstncre at i;ton J killed by LiRe Dame, who was I tcrday. lo have been paid 5500 by Slavton. I Interihent was made nt Elm- Earl Decker, charged as an accotn-' wood cemetery. Th c Cobb Under- plice, v.tis recently found guilty Inkln? company was In charge ot Infant Boy Dies "•'"•eral services were held yesterday afternoon for the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. who underwent an operation or yesterday, had a good night and slept well, It was an WEATHER of action for Its military forces." i 1 In view of the unreliablencss o* th5 Chinese in the past and the gravity of the present situation Japan finds It inipossiblo to renounce mobilhalcn and preparation for hostilities," the reply continued. Censorship Invoked TOKYO, Feb. 4 (UP)—A strict r,-nsorship was In force today anil nil press disnatches were subject to close inspection. Js»» »t Harbin C H AN Q CHUNG, Manchuria, ARKANSAS-Fuir and c"'lfr in | Feb. 4 (UP)-Japanese forces mov- MSI nn-tlon. Temperatu-f. IS to 20 ed into the outskirts of. Harbin, in north and 24 it If, !•* lion tonight. Friday '. cold. strategic city of Sonh aft-r sharp flghtlns today in whlM the Chinese were routed. Reports to' Japancst Accordlng to the official weather j ters here said capture of tho. cllv observer, Charles Phillies. Jr., the,by General Hascbe's expeditionary __„,,,_._ „..„.,„ ...,„.„,, ul ulli u ^.^..v ...... ______ who succumbed at the family home .minimum temperature here yeste.r-jnmy was imminent. and sentenced to Ufe. I funeral arrangements. day was 68 degrees nnd the max- Imuin 33 degrees, cloudy with Inches of rain. Today a year ago Bird's E«s in January P'.OEFIELD, W. Va. (UP)— " the minimum temperMure was 69 H. Shumate found a bird's nest- !'• degrees and the maximum, 39 ds- first week of January, with prees, cle«r. tflt in It,

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