The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 18, 1932 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, February 18, 1932
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Served by the United Press BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP XOmVK^K^ i^^^Z^,'*^ A " •" ™ kj VON. XXVIII—SO. 287 iibtheville Daily News, HlytlicvlMo Hcrulil "~—' •'.. -.,. -•~^=^-T^r^rr^.rr=^ = ;- ========: .—_ _ ^gpjii^>ne^Leadcr. Ul V itevillo_comjci^____Hl.VTHKV11.1 ,K, AltKA.NSAS, THURSDAY, KUHKUAUY IS JM WILL CELEBBJITE irl, 19, fld<{ in Slaying National Leaders of U. C V. and American Leuioi .Will Participate. BJylheville ivill celebrate the twi hundredth anniversary of 11 birth o! Georcc Washington with a patriotic program to be pr»svn ed at the city audiloriuin tsinorron night under the joint nu.sulcrs of Elliott Fletcher chapter, united Daugliteis of Confederacy, nnd th" auxiliary unit of Dud Cason pos- 24, American Legion. Gen. Chtirlcs A. UeSnussure. Memphis, commander in chiof of Ihe United Confederate Veterans, will be tiic guest of honor, and Maj. O. L. Bodcnhamer, past na tionai -cojnmandor of the American Legion, will deliver the address on George Washington. Dinner at Hotel N'oblc Tlie program, planned by committees hsfided by Mrs. F. A. White, president of the American Legion Auxiliary unit, and Mrs. J. B. Clark, president of the U. D. C. chapter, also will include a number of musical ro'.ectioas and brief words of greeting by several Blythcvlllc men. Preceding the meeting at the city hall, which will open at 8 p.m. there will be a dinner at Ihe Hotel Noble in honor of George DeSaus- sure and Major Bodenhamer to which a general invitation has been extended. Persons desiring to alt-i-nd this dinner are requested lo make reservations before noon, Friday, with Mrs. R. ,V. Ware jr. A reception for General DeSaus- sure nnd members of his party will be held at the Woman's club house from 3 to 5 o'clock Friday after- neon by the United Daughters of thy Confederacy. General DeSaus- siire will be accompanied by his daughter, Mrs. Jftt, and by Brig. G»n. R. E. Boullington of Memphis.- -, Expect Blj Attendance R. N. Ware jr. will preside al the meeting at Ihe city hall. All residents of this and nearby communities arc invited and a large attendance is expected. Compam- M., local national guard organization, has arranged to attend the nicrtiiig in uniform. The complete program follows: Invocation. Rev. Marsh M. Cal- toway. Song, "America, 1 ' bv the assembly. Greetings from the cityi Mayor Neill Reed: from tha American Legion, E. C. Patton; from the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Virgil Greene. Sexleire. "Dear Land of Freedom." by Donizetti, Mesdames Ororee M.^Lee and Pnul L. Tipton. Messrs. Rosr, Stevens. T. H. iiaynes, C. G. Redman. Roscoe Morris, accompanied by Miss Lillian Briscoe. "A Minuet," directed by Miss ?,Iaiic Moon. Thc honor guest, Gen. Charles A. DsSasissnre. presented by Mrs. James B. Clark. Snnc, "Dixie." by th,> assembly. Vocal tola, "Just a Bit of Cloth. l!ut It Ts Red. While and Blue." Miss Agnes Bailey, accompanied by Mrs. Raymond Fowler. Address. "George Washington," by Maj. O. L. Bodenhamer. presented by Mrs. Floyd A. white. Song, "Star Spangled Banner," by the assembly. Benediction, the Rev. P. Q. Rorie. Jimmy Jones Receives Suspended Jail Sentence Jimmie Jones, local man, appeared before Judge Martineau in United Stales district court at Little Rock yesterday and was sentenced to six months in jail p.nrt finei SIM for violation of prohibition laws. The jail sentence was si'.sncr,?-':) The cjcs was transferred to Llt- llc Rock Irsm the Joncsboro district ecu:'. E. E. Alexander, Jones' attorney, accompanied him to Little Rock. Jones enUroiJ a p!ea of guilty to charges preferred aqainst him by federal prohibition agents wno arrested him here last fall wren a taxi driver mistook the agents for government fleet workers and carried them to Jones' place Iwre to "sot a drink." Ecth Jones anl his vife ate under Indictment fn state court on charge^ of sjlilnif liquor. Jones has served: one term In the federal penitentiary. < Harrhon Jail N; Ar;;.. Feb. IS . Ehln. 111., was still om iler rer with a piece of stov e wo:d. " J cha retd with a holdup here. ...- .'Vf.^ ^'oyle. F.hln. 111., was s ^ i?,V"*rt.v '("In-. Ife escaped fr > tfWn . - aft(!r assailing Jal Arkansas Solons lirolhcr Held A, Still Operator NASHVILLE, Tern., Feb. It (UP, —U. S. fiirmtoi- IluUii' Caraway':, brolher. Walter K. "Ulck" V/j.ut, toduy tt -iis thai-pcxl with viulcilU.ii ol the national proliiliilluii lav;s in t|:eriuln3 n still, lullowinj Ills ar- KI mill nrrnlBnr.:m;l ye.,-:?i-<l. ( v l.-e- lo:e tiic U. E. r--mmis-.ioncV m Wuvcrly. in Humphre; county. Uie birthplau; cf Mrs. C.iruw;iy. U. S. Deputy Ander- jtoii yc'stenlay icrvrd the «-)in-.>nt 'gainst Wymt after prohibition of- cc-rs ha-j nllegodly watched liiin cj.-eratitif a itlll in company with y. s. mi is; S TO LURE Hc-:.:n Spence Eaton, nbove a dl- -orccj, Ls only 19, but she is fac- HK hsr teconrt charge of murder, following the death oi Jim Bohots, well-to-do restaurant owner, at De-' wilt, Ark. Mrs. Eaton is nlso ehaij.M with Ihe slaying of Jack Worls, 22, as he was being Irlcd for (lie murder of her father a rear ago. She has been molher- less since infancy. 'ar'ry and Charles Foster and'Ernest Van Bibber In Orient. Lisled among Ihe U. S. nava! forces on duty in Ihe far east ar-' -liree Blytheville youths. Ons oi them, Harry S. Foster, 20, son or Henry Foster, foreman for th3 Sternberg Gin company hero, has jeeri serving in China for more hen a year. His brother, Charbs, 21, and Ernest Van Bibber, 20, son of W. C. Van Bibber, local blacksmith, sailed for the Orisnt several weeks ago from San Diego, Cal. Younj Van Dlbter and Harry Foster enlisted in Ihe navy together about three years ago. Several nonths later Charles Foster nlso ei'listetl. but ncne nf them succeeded in being assigned to in: same boat. Harry is aboard the U. S. S. Pabs, Charles Is on Ihe U. S. S. Detroit and Ernest is a member of tho cr-3w of tbe U. S. S. Omaha. An interesting letter received 'ran Harry Foster recently state;! .hat his boat, was cruising inland on one of China's rivers and that he craft was expected to be or- iercd to Shanghai £00:1. Bandit hunting was describej as the principal duty of the Palos' crew, but his occupation did not seem as disagreeable to the young man as the extremely cold weather, rain and sleet. Neither of the ot'ner two boys has r ecn service in the orient, but have been on various other shorter cruises. . man near Ihe home, another nliich is more than so iifn'eY from h: Bi^- Bcitoms ho:n s and blrtli- p!ac.-{, oi Senator Caraway. V/y.iu wia anr.^ned lie/ore U. '••• O.mmis3icncr Rlmp:on and rc- -ensed iiudei' $1.030 bond for hi '.jipcarance af rrciimlnary hcari:u l Evacuates When Costa Rican Rebel Bullets Spatter. Building. SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, 7eb lii (UP)—The political revolt which has he.qn. in progress since Monday ened today when Manual Castro Quesada, leader, nnd the rebel garrison besief,?d in Visla fortress, surrendered. S/JN JOSE, Cosla Rica, Feb. enlive Buena 18 , , e (UP)-The U. S. legation was eva- lans Cam-! -oW! Knox '"iii>;i Lil:c Lihcrty Loan | Drives of War Days. I WASIllKOTON. Frb. 18 (UI'l- Col. Fiaiij; Knox. Chicagu, Uir.-4.-lni' o' Ihe president 1 :; antl-huiirillni-. ritinp:tl|!ii. formerly iiiiiiounccd u'. I In; Wilti- House toclny a bond Is- ' MIC to provide a "safe and secure Eiteutuie for cunency" would be offered by the fedi-ial treasury lo coax hidden clollms bai:k hilu circulation. Colonel Knox. afler conferrliu' ' with Piesidonl Hoover, said :\ ' "quick campaign within Ihe next few weeks was nlnnncd nlonp Ihe Hill's of the Liberty Loan drives during the world war." Colonel Knox Inllmiilwl the;,,, reconstruction bonds would he |j> small denominations, but refused to BO iulo detail. "I am eniuir to confer with the secretary of the treasury and th" details will bo announced soon. I have been in touch with every part of tlie country. From ever.- ! . part comes insistent demand this : commission secure substitute,* for currency now hidden In tcnpols or safety deposit boxes. That can onlv I be satisfied by something thnt hns I th v—r^rthj'^i-r-r™- tlent nnd Ihe secretary of the " arly - whlc " llils SINGLE .COPIES FIVE CENTS« Manchuria Cuts Bonds With China MUKDEN.. MiiiU'hmlu. R-ii. 18 Ull>) — MniKhuiln)] ln<U<|.-.?;idf>iicd wu.s pioclalmed today by dilhwio 1 i-»!..y mul civil olflcliils .sympa- IliNic \vltli (ho Jniiunrsc. The tlcvlnruUon sevnicd nil re- lnllon.s with Chlnu, ublneil Man- i-luirlii to muln:i,lii the opi-n drior iraliuy. anil opixwd Soviet iivln- leader of the Manna Fall or Irish lii(lepcndcn>.-t> taken Ihe lead in i-nrty general election In UI L . Jiis:)i cuatcd today after rifte and machine gun fire spatlercd the building during righting between rebels and loyal troops and civilians. The legation is opnoshY.1, the Bella VistR jMrrnolts t;om_.which...... rebels launched an attach in tlieir effort to take Ihe presidential palace. U. S. Minister Charles Ebcrhardt and two members of his staff were at the paloce when the fighting started and could not reacli tho legation, other staff members left the legation building. Tlie re- be! attack was beaten off. The ° ! Blythcville for the past len povernmeiil announced tl?,-j rebels years, and is well known as n threatened to bombard the city' merchant and citem. He moved treasury and rnn say that tliis need can be m?.t. Thc form of Ihe •ocurii- will satisfy Ihe demands-.. ... . , ._. , for this substitute for currcncv Ucmpsev Weighs 190 lOf and one of the qualities which _..... ° ._ nuil be met in that demand is lhaf. tho cubstilule mi'st be in small sums." he said. Colonel Knox was outlmlsllc that he commission's efforts lo end warding would be effective. returns from Slnle. • 'Wcsday's is/kM. Grear. a _.__,_ , for City Council'Seat G. H. Grear, local sroceryman, toduv aiithorbcd the Courier News to announce his candidacy for alderman representing the first ward, in the City election, April 1. Mr. Grear lias been a resident Fight With Levinsky CHICAGO, Feb. 18 (Ul'l— Jack, rx-miiwy M'eijjhed in at 190 ixruiijls toiay for ih'e crucial botlie of his comeback, campaign, against King j Levinsky weighed 196 1-2, tlie most he has ever scaled before a fight. and 3.500 loyal soldiers would be sent against them. The rebels lost fiva men, including their leader. Paialcve Appointed to . here from Rlpley, Tenn. "ff elected I will serve the people of my ward conscientiously and to tr» best of my ability. ] will try to abide by ths wishes of the majority in all matters pertaining to the administration of r> r« loi- laming to tlie adminlsl rorm rrenen Cabinet c >'y affairs, so long as I those wishes as designe PARIS, Feb. 18. (UP)— Paul roinleve. former or^mior and v?t- eran French politician, was commissioned today by President Pan! Doumer to form a cabinet. I'ainleve announced his acceptance "in principle" of Ihe prosi- | dents charge. I i I New York Cotton i — j MEW YORK. Feb. 18. (UP) -Colton closed very .steady. Open High Low lo Mar | May July" Oct, DCC Jan Bert Dugan Apnointed to City Police Force Police Chief A. D. Gwyn an- lounced this morning the appointment of Bert Dugan to fill the vacancy on the city force caused by h c di^mi? s al of Pairolman Louis Lendennie. _ Dugan was sworn in this morning and immediately reported fcr duly. He will serve on the day fcrc* for a short llms and will then b" transferred to th» nfght force. Dugan has lived here for a numb'r of years and was formerly a chef n local restaurants. Mar May July Oct Dec Jan Drinking Not the. Cause of Lendennie Dismissal ' formsr mmr the Blythevlllc police force dismissed Tufsday night for reasons which Chief of Polic: O^n declined to make public, lo'.d the Courier News today that h s <tlj not know Thy he had be«n dropped from the force but that he «- as cer- iam it «-ns not for violation of May cr Reed's antl-drinklng ultimatum as he had not been drinking Lendennie saw that he simply- reported himself off duty .15 c'ck snd was r.oUfied not to report back' 079 698 713 730 754 7EO 691 7C8 7?.5 749 7C>j TO 678 697 712 736 754 759 COO 108 724 748 765 173 Spots clos"c! steady at 705. up 15. Cotton NE\V ORLEANS. Feb. 18. (UP)— Cotton closed very firm. Open Hi?h Low Close 678 608 714 731 741 765 r.& 710 725 745 705 755 677 696 711 730 747 7F5 Ml 7M 7S2 745 765 705 ...... Spots closed steady at 637. up 15. Closing Stock Prices A. T. and T Anaconda Copper ... Auburn Caterpillar Tractor .. Chrysler Cities Service Coca Cola Continental Baking .. General Electric .... General Motors .... Middlewest Utilities Montgomery Wari .. ' New York Cenlra! . Packard Radio Simmons Standard of N. J. .. Texas Co U. S. Slccl .: . 133 3-4 . in 1-2 122 .. 12 3-8 . 12 3-4 .. 63-8 114 1-2 ... 53-4 . 23 . 23 1-2 .. 4 3-4 . 10 . 32 .. 41-8 .. 9 7-S .. 81-2 . J9 1-4 . 12 . 49 1-2 — ,.-..^,, ..„ designed for the bcltfp-ment and upbuilding of Bly- thEville," Mr. Grenr said. mo is Victory for Independence Parly Indicated by- Early Returns. DUBLIN, Irish Free State, Feb 18 -(UP)—Eamon dp Valera and Ms. creasing their lead today over President William T. Cosgrave'oi government candidates as results I wllt _ l ; r in the Irish Free state general!''*""'" election trickled In. ' Gm Hold Big Rise Without Trouble Say Dillrnai) Company Officials. Tim |KK5lblllty of Wirlmis truulilc fioin lilsh water In th c vicinity if Cnnuhernvllle Is remote, ac- ccrdlng lo e.xccullves of Dlllimin Tr.dus'.rU'S, Inc., of thai cily, iriio lolil the Courier News Unit 11)3 ptcsent leu-en coulil safely Klaml an iiildlllciial eight or len feel of ualer. which would be a stage sub- Eliinlinlly hljthcr lhan that reached In' tho 1D2'( flood, Seepage ol wnter under the new Irvi'e north of C.inithersvlllc has eauseil c-onsUlerablc comment, bill danger b non-i-xljlciit. Indications nre Hint Hie river will start fiill- tiiij shoitly, but even should new mlns send It much higher the only 111 entct, Hint Is feared Is pculblc inconvenience from aildlllonal scei. «ater. The river iitcod Just above tin II) foot marl; al .Cairo, ill, ycslcr- .^ay, ccven feet telow the 18-i'i flood crest, but it '... was predlclet' Hint It would -start foiling today". Arkansas continued to fLsc todn> desplle n fcrecasl gf [air and wann- er tomorrow. Crest, ol the Oimehita at 33 feel Shells Aimed at Japanese Flagship go Wild, .Caus- v; ing Little Damage. : ' 3IMNOIMI. l-Vldny. nb. !Q-'(tJ 1')—Tlii! chirase nrniy, Ignoring''a • Jii|:iin»f uUliniitiiin Unit jt retire fniin Shuni'liiU by Saturday nfchi,-' a heavy bombardment ; 'o( v the Jnpnnoic fleet •aiidllie Jap-- ; ni:cs« ([iiarlcr-of-the liitcrnntlonal'.' aUlcmciil early tixlay," .-. • •,..-'•(IK; Lnitcrlrs ol. tl;e 19th Chi-. • r:c::c army opened the moat .ctvcrp bombardment In 40 hours at 12:2ii' A. M.. alining at th = . Jnpatiwe- : '.ixKhlp Id/.iiino nnd Iho Japaiiesi'; inilnv liendqimricrs In irongitew;'' The Chinese slivlls hilsECd thclr 1 "^ mark, nilllng promiscuously, in.tha"' anniK'su dekiisu area of tho set- : • lenient, Pi'cpcrly v.-ns damasetl but there n-cre no kuoiv;i casual- ' lies. i • . • • • the Idziimo, llasslili) of Admir-- : il Norrmru, \\a-i monred besldo Ihi' .Japam'f.e runsnlutc. ' The ClUncse. uppavcnuy sails- • flcil. censed shelling al 1 n.-M.. Dcllrer Ultimatum-' SHANGHAI. Chliw. Feb. 10. .(UP) •:' -Thc Japanese delivered an-'ul.U- mntiim lo the Chinese ih'simiigi. '. lial lonlght demoiidlris they with- draw tliclr nnnies from the'clty by any. . •• .-' _•• - . Chinese were expected to re-.1 comply nna. the -result -would as n llnnl buttle bslw~m ths Chinese, who were estimated to have ml.OOa . ineu In position, mil Iho Japanes." VUh '.forco of. from. 20,000 to 3fc: : -...'tins -men. ''•-. One of the rnosv jiromiiw'nl'XJM/y'-. nese-ltadcrs sale "tho Japanese- ifj!'" : -: rrianOs are 'to Impossible' thcy.'rrn-- :''' dor counter-propo4nls : out" of '"th'B'-.' : neslii))).'-!' ''.•••;_••" .."i -;. ', ,*,',". ''"'' •' in Would Abolish Conscription and Eliminate/ All Heavy Armaments. GENEVA, Feb. 111. (UP)—Germany, practically disarmed under . ......m ,-mi. cf.. itmmnisimuoi, world ivnr treaty terms, submitted! '2; Independents, 6; labor, 2. There iar-reaching disarmament propos-' ar e 153 scats In the lower of als to the world disarmament, con- which CoEgrave formerly conlroll- vi. i —i^tiiiuEi vii; vaicra Rnu — ——-*••.«— »*>, ^j *w^ Fianna Fall party were In- "° rcnc " e d Sunday. This Is ••— " • • 'Ihreo feet over flood stage. Ill&lnvay No. 3 was closed aftei •cd a stretch betweci. Latest tabulations showed ft mar- Rin of Icji districts for de. -Valera with Independents nnd labor candidates also gaining. The standings: Fianna Fail, admlnislratioi, ferencc loday. cd Gil and de Volera 56. Gcrmany~propojcO:-Abo]ition of' If final returns, which may not nil air armaments; destruction of be available teforc Saturday, show Scores Ask Reservations ' n11 air rfs " rv < 1 5 or slocks; aboHthn a victory for tlio Fiamm Fail par- for Rocket Trip to Moon NEW YORK. Feb. 18. (UP)— Scores of people want reservations for a Irip lo the moon siboarrl the rockst planned by G. Edward p»n- dray. vice-president of the Aiiwri- c-an Inter-planetary society, he fnlrt. A model of the rocket was s'Dwn today at the museum of natural history here. Pendray expects rock- ots eventually (o make possible mail transportation across the Atlantic in Uvo hours. Passenger rockets b?- hvccn Neil- York and Chicago will make the trip In 20 mlnuUs, he said. Meantime Ihe socicly is ex- 1 perimcnling with a rocket it dees- ' n't expect lo go to the moon or across ti-.e but u-Jiich all! probably go a long vtay. of conscilption; prohlbillon of ty, new Innwlus will Ire given the heavy, artillery and tanks; limlla-1 movement for complcle Irish inde- tion of Hie size of warships, and' pendence. The Dall, lowar house of prohlbillon of aircraft, carriers and '• 'he Irish parliament elects the submarines. - — ' - " " The proposals were presented by the German ambassador to Turksy. "There can only be one syslc-m of disarmament, equality applicable to all governments," he said. '5 iinr) Cody (o a depth of Inches. The Pelit Jean river ----- ---near Uunvlllc Icti Us "banks fcr Ihc fourth time this year. . Mor. ihnn five "inches of.raiil have fallen at Menu nml Highways it, L ai'ul.88 were flcoued in many.plnccs. Th c Arkansas prnlrle sectlan near Stuttgart has beon visited by licavj ruins. Highways leading from UK .own In nil directions have been damaged. H i; .estimated C.COC acres near Forrcsl City hav e beer. Hooded. No. I between Torres . City nnd Marlanna has been closed. Water stands three feet deep in som=. places. president, and a Fianna Fall mn-1 . , .... Jorlty would name Valera who John W. Meyer U Levee looks upon England as hfc country's traditional enany. Valera is a republican. He chafes at any connection of any kind be"Germany demands the prohibition! 'ween Ireland and England. One of fortresses In caws wficrc they ••••-constitute a direct menace to neighboring coun!:ies owing to the proximity of frontiers." This was taken to be a reference to the vast scheme of frontier for- ttfkatlons rrccieil by Ptnn Stamp Urged of Ills firsl acts would be to remove from tli? Irish constitution the requirement for the taking of an oath of allegiance lo the king of England. Studies Algebra at 68; Hopes to Square Circle For Anniversary i CLINTON. Ark.. Fe _ I A desire to solve an a Soviet Planning Arctic Air Service .MOSCOW. (UP)-Thc world's first regular Arctic air line !:as been announced ty the civil au- thorilles hera for next summer. It will operate at least once In 10 days over a route of ever 1.800 kilometers, from Archangel to Franz .loseph Land, touching Ihe Kolgguyev Islands. Nova Zrmlya and other polar points. The route was mapped out tot summer by an expedition en Ihe '0"DT(j3X6r Lcmonsov Soviet officials regard this llr.e as the beginning of an eventual polar '" between Europe end nsrth- PJTILADELPIilA. <tjP)— A com-! ' lcm b. is cup>— algebra prob- brought M. E. Ketchmil. . — - memoralive flamp honoring the' 08 ' bnc>: lo school. He enrolled 250th anniversary of the landing of al lllp Matc vocational training William Pemi in this country has I5chaot hcr<! been urged by historical societies ; Ket chum, a cln.-c student of Carl in Pennsylvania. Theodore Heisel, Clevelnnd, O., In a petition to Po.-lmasler Gen- "opes to gain a basis for the solu- eral Brown, t'ne soclellcs slated "on of proper ratios of the diamet- that due to the fact plans arc now cr nn d circumference of a circle. imder way to make the 250th anni- . H etsel presented him with a copj versary of Pcnn's landing a com- cf his b.-o*. "Thr- circle Siunred memoratlve year, a stsmp should Beyonii Refutation." *"" '"""cd. The new student has a wife and iarxled in America on Mo- two sons llvi:;r; in Cincinnati. 1, at, New Castle. Del. After Besides algebra his hobbles are bje? I lays he then came to Phlla- and poultry. District Sector Engineer J. W. Meyer, engineer of Drainage District 17, has been ap^ pointed sector eiigfneor for the SI Ftancls Levee district. He will be responsible for the 28-mllc stretch of thdi district's Mississippi river levee from the Missouri line to Luxora. Thc principal duly of the sector engineer Is lo make inspections of the lavee, particularly in lime of high water, In order that weak spots nmy be found as they clove lop and be promptly reenforc- ert. i O. At. Foirley has been named sector engineer for the river levee near Osceola. » <™' . when hc arrived. I Observance, however, will extend Victim of Auto Fire much later than the actual landing 1 date. The anniversary which has • set for Oct. 24, will be com- i Buried at Senath Manatt County Chairman for Young Democrats FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.. Feb. 18. (UP)-Vernal Scamster, statechair- man ol Ihe Young DeniD;ra!!c cl.Vo of Arkansas, has appointed county chairmen for districts one and six "ie said today. Chairman for the first district 1; meinorated In public schools and' CARDWELL, Mo.-Funeral ether Institutions in Pennsylvania Ices were held Wednesday for Rov]p. Battles of Arbyrd. Mr. Batths. wh" 'county- ir' County chairmen appointed by Seamster for the first district are': Sam Mantitt, Blythevllle. for Mississippi county; John 3. Mofby, Le- Polnsett county: J:hn L ,? ; !»> I ll(<f.wcr Japanese. Tlio 'Chl'ii . nrn'.lon of llieii- uiUwcr to be -:!:ilv- crcd al.lhe enrllst pcssible.inomcnf rejecting the demnnds In A-«ry tit-.-' tall. - • - ' ; .. -i : . . The Jopnnese ultimatum, deliv-'- ered to 'the Chinese tonight. 'ran-- lalned tte following points and ds-~ • mnnds: ' •••'. First, Chinese must w!thdraw' : tV " a point approximately "miles from Shanghai by 5 p.m. Saturday C4 a.m. Saturday'eastern standard- tlnicj. -..'-.. ., Second, the Shanghai dslla fro'ai Ihe International settlement to tlie sea must be demilitarized nnd''the Woosung forts defending Shanghai rnzed. v__ Tnlrd, all- nghting must cease pV Saturday night. The Japanais - : pledge tliemselvcs not to' attack withdrawing Chinese forces." Japanese will not advance beyond tlrtr present positions if the' Chinese witlidr.-w. Japanese troops are out^ side tlie settlement but not '.A the direction in which th5 chines- would retreat,. "••" Fifth, all anti-Japanese movements and boycotts must'b: abandoned. Japanese lives and property must be protected. ' .,:.;: WASHINGTON. Feb. is Consul General'Edwin S.'cunnlng- nam at Shanghai has notified both Chinese and Japanese officials their' governments will be held responsl- ' We for all damage to American lives and property resulting from fighting in Shanghai. This warning was delivered two weeks ago but has just been made ' public. Repaired Bicycle Tire •; Repays Rider with Bill CARDIFF, Eng. UJP>-EdTOrd inompson was cycling Home OIK night when his rear tire punctured? He said a fsw nice words and mended (he fire. In doing so hc-TCvor. he gat quite lo* of solution over (lie sir" Edward Thompson didn't nDtlce it however, but mounted and contln- U'e.1 hlj journey. Nearing home he heard a curious su-Uhing noise bsMnd ;". tat he found a bill stuck to the tire. •an pockeiei the bill. - Jr., ParapjouM. Greene ... E. C. Galhlngs, Eirle. Crlltenden county; and in cM( , jo-tlc-i Fr'- 1 ern America over the top of the route between Europe and t!: Cross conty; c::.rte, H»- . expedition by the observer, Charles Ice-break': Ri> wil'irrf nTi M , J , maepcnicncc. Kan=as. Salurd<u- from Arolian^ h»^ f'lS.'^ ^L " aJ . dca »""»"• ^b. 13. Funeral services were helK ven, Forrest Citv, St. Franeis co SSI? 8 ^. fcEPWhire here' yes-

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