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Served by the United Press BLYTHEMLLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT HKW8PAPB) Of NORTHttOT ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MIB8OOU VOL. .XXIV—NO. 21 BlyUifvllle Daily News, 'Mississippi Valley leader. BlyUievllle Herald, Bl'vlhevllle Courier, 1UYTHEV1LLK. ARKANSAS. MONDAY, A!>UII. 11, 1932 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS J1IR STRENGTH Grand Old Man of G'erman\ Rally Will Parade Party's Leadership Before Eyes of Voting Public. WASHINGTON, April 11. (UP)-- Democralic party forces 1113 muss- Ing here this week for slgnirira.il maneuvers preparatory to t!io psjs- idcntial campaign. The irmneiiveh take the form -f a Jefferson day observance We:l- ncsclay. Actually they are to bj a demonstration of Democratic forces like the'grand maneuvers which European nrniio; hold frequently to lei the world. s:e what they've got. The Democratic national committee, sponsor ol t.:e celebration, announces its pnrijCbes as follows: To -honor Jefferson and Wilson. TO demonstrate Ihe parly's unity and Ilia duality of the leadership it ! offers in its attempt to assume re- ' sponsibility. for thc national, government, meaning II will parade some of its presidential timber. To survey ihe party.? c nances in each -stiitc. To steam up. the drive for campaign funds. Thc central fijiire in the parly's presidential picture. GDV. Praiutllii D. Roosevelt of New York, will not b5 present. Most" of the candidates v.-ho have been annouiicol as ve- ceplive and who have been relied upon to stop Roosevelt, will speak. Orators, distributed through a luncheon, two afternoon meetings, and a big dinner, will include .Gov. George White, Newton D. Baker, and former Governor Jamcs^Covbf Ohio, former Governor Alfred E. Smith of New York, Gov. Albert Rilcliie of Maryland, and Form;r Governor Harry P. Byrd of Virginia. Former Senator James A. Reed. Missouri's favorite son. cannot .attend because of illness. Governor Roosevelt was invited but .did not accept. He is expected to send a letter ol greeting to be rend at the dinner. vJ, V. MiQer/JSuccumlw . ^ at Veterans Hospital OSCEOLA, Ark.. April 11.—News was received here Saturday of the death ol J. V. Miller, 43, -who until a few weeks ago lived near Osceola. find was manager of one ol the Deming Investment company plantations here. Mr. Miller was taken from here to thc Veterans' hospital in Little Rock suffering from a mental collapse and died there -Friday..-He was buried Sunday afternoon in Pine Bluff following funeral services at the First Methodist church in Pine Bluff. Mr, Miller was born near England. Ark. He was a second lieutenant during th; world war. He came to Osceoli in 1928- with, the Demiiij Investment company intsr- eslj and has lived here since that time. Besides his immediate family, which inchuias his wife. Mrs. Marjoris Miller anrt two small chil- Paul Von Hindenburg, presicient of Germany, re-elected yesterday for a second term of seven years over fascist and communist opposition, is shown- above in a striking new sketch and in three unusual character t ' . studies,;. HeV.ls 84.years old. :• rnwT sin-pita Shallow Hole Drilled in Lock But Vault Door Was Not Opened. The second unsuccessful attempt in ICES than (va months to rob the sheriff a in I. col lee tor's nlllce on the Frcond floor of the courthouse I»erc occurrcdisometlnie Saturday night Employes of tliu office discovered Sunday morning thai u hole hail been drilled nl the upper edge of the combination lock on the vault dooo- In the smno manner In which n similar attempt had been made | un the office safe during n February week-end. In Ihe absence of Sherilf W. W. Shaver, who Is 'InvLUIIc Rock on business, deputies and clerks in Ihe ofllcc did not indicate the amount of cash in tVio vault hut SI is known lo have been a considerable sum. With the lux payment period drawing to a close long lines of taxpayers filled Ihe office throughout Saturday and Hie burglars apparently realized that a largo amount ot cash would be on hand. It was pointed out, however, that a large portion of taxes collected during the I day was paid by checks. 'Bnr'larv nsurance of JlO.OOo Ls, curried 011 he vault. Officers agree that both robbery attempts at the office were mode >y the same parties. Their opin- on ts based on the similarity of thu attempts as revealed in marks on thc vault and safe doors. In each nstance a shallow hole was bored at the uppfr rim of Ihc comblna- lon. Officers believe that both, attempts were made by amateurs or in each case tlie burglars were frightened away as little progress had been made either time. In the hope that the Intruders might think their . work' undiscovered over the week-end nnd return last night deputies kept watch at the office. Their vigil ended without success. \Vuits in Vain I'or urii of Dwwl Mother's Spirit MIAMI. Hlii., April 11 IUI') — A <l-lHi:ir vigil ou'r Ihe body of his mother In e. vain wnt«h for the rHuvn of her spirit WHS end. ed here for Curl Schui'lv, n theosophy .•.UiikMil. Mclnieu recently came here from Cliicnito. On tlir death of his mo- Ihi'r, Mrs. MraBaicl Scliuel*. Thursday, he Insisted her spirit would u'tmii, bin niter 41 hours 01 watchful wiilllni! lie admitted defeat. The limdlurd WHS summoned and uskeil lu call nn undertaker. On I'xainlimilon he was .shocked I lo fiiul the dmunjKisiin; body on I n col on tin.' Miniwreh of the home where the-son had curried It after death. Mothballs and soap piwcljr wnc employed lo aid In pivssrvliig thr l)uily, j: Sclu'iii7, told the lindLT- luH-r. '"•'• PARTI FORCED ACROuS ; KENTUCKY LINE Vigilantes Escort C o m- momveullh College Students Into Virginia. KNOXVIIXE, Tcnn., April 11. (Ul 1 )—Lee Pleenor, Harlan counly deputy under Indlclmcnt for murder, today was Identified from a {picture in Ilie Kuoxville News genus the escort of tin- Common, h colk'gc suidcms through Harlan county yesterday, Luclim Kodi .said he and his slu- <lenls recognized Pleenor as the officer who took Ihe wheel of llielr rar at the Hartan county line iiiid who lulminlslerfd a whipping to Ike " ' one of the .-.tu.-ienls. Messages to DEFECTS HITLER dren, he is survived only by ilis- | his re-election. Aged German President' Gains Clear Majority in Election Yesterday. BERLIN,- April 11 (UP)—President' Paul von Hirjdenburg, re-r elected over his fascist opponent. Artplph. Hiller. by appr6itimately 6.0CO,pOO vot«.-.appealed to aH'Ger- mans today to "let hatred die and close the ranks for the good,! of the. Fatherland.''The president, who will be '»! years old if he completes his sec- end se\en year term, issued a proclamation thanking the country for Cardinals Swap Hafey for Pitcher and Cash ST. LOUIS, April 11. (UP)—Cliick Hafey, St. Louis Cardinals outfl;ld- er and the National league's lead- ing-hitler lajt season, 'was traded today loathe Cincinnati" Reds, Car- dinal.headquarters announced. Hafey, who has been a 'stubborn holdout, goes to the Reds in exchange for Benny Prey, pitcher, and an unannounced ', amount of cash. taut relatives who live in London. England. Frenchman's Bayou Negro Held on Murder Charge Tentative final returns gave Von Hindcnburg a majority over his two opponents, the fascist Hitler and the communist Thaclmann. The vcte was: Von Hindenbure. ncn-iarlisan. 19.337.000: Hitler', Nii- Stock Exchange President Denies. Bear Raiding Important Factor. WASHINOTON, April 11 <OP) — Th e senate stock market investigation began today and brnugh forth from Richard Whitney', pres idem of the New York stock exchange, a denial, that bear raid '.n» phiyrrt an important part in I exchange activities. The bonus fight opened before the house ways and means committee. Representatives Patmai). Democrat. Texas, was the flrst witness. The senate finance committee resumed consideration of the new Ml'S. Mary-NoKCS.of'Al'tn- revenue bill. Protects ot orgnnlzn- PETE RflBERTSDN GETS If YEARS •oi'iner Pemiscpl County Sheriff Sentenced at Cape Girardeau Today, CAPK aiKAnnEAu, MO. — w. . rtobcitson, who resigned as sher- IV or I'emlscot county, Mo., lust week, one ol the principal Hsurcs In tlie Pcmlscnl county prohibition loiuspirncy eases, was sentenced- lo two years in prison n»<l Illicit $5.000 by Judge Charles' B. Furris In federal court here today. Robertson entered a plen; uf Giill- ly. to one of th c charges against him at the February term of court in Cap? Girardeau but sentence was. deferred until the April session opening here today. Robert- ion will Join ten others who pleaded eullty or were convicted' of patt in the Pemiscot conspiracies at. Ilie February term nnd arts already serving time at Leavenworth, Kansas, prison. Included in the groiip-are Harry Bailey,-alleged "klfjg". 'Of/ the notorious border rnurtr, In Missouri-new. th« Arkansas line, and a 'number o other liquor traffickers ^and deputies under Rabcimn, all of who:r admitted or were convicted of i part in thg conspiracies. Indications are that Jesse Johnson, chief deputy under Robertson and one of those indicted iii the alleged conspiracy plot, will go to trial here tomorrow. Johnson is the last of .the group indicted in thc famed Pemiscol cases to go lo trial. The. former chief deputy drew a continuance at Ilie February term because of (he 111- nr?rs of a child. KNOXV1LLB, Tenn:. April U tUP)—Another student conimlltn- which went Into the Kentucky i-o.il llelit.s lo study alleged conditions ol ouiirrulaii [here has come out with complaints of belnj forcibly ojecti-d, Thi! committee, led by PrcsldenV Ludcn Kr.ch of CoinmonwouHli ralHjge. Mrnn. Aik,. a labor endowed insillullon, conferred here lodny on the next step to be taken as lint result of the ul- ItHCd abridgement, of their nm- .Mlluliuiml rights. The committee of flv c reached it-re with -a story of being bealen with birch switches and released a<ross the Virginia line after be- in^ conducted tlnoujjli Bell and Uarlnn connlles. Tiielr assuilanls, Hit! students said, apparently wur« .'.elf-appointed vigilantes wlio as- scrlc(l.ly threatened the .committee with <leath If.lliey returned, Harold Coy, current history teacher, member of the commit on .hi* alleged beating and said: "Entering Plnevllle -early Sunday Police Chief Osbornt forced road \Ve . con- tec, exhibited a long welt back as evidence of UK orel ban Follows Her in Death. Hus- tional Socialist 13.417, Tliael- Tragedy entered a farm home near Annorcl for thc second lime mann. communist. 3,705,000. a OSCEOLA, Ark.. April 11.—Henry Pritchard, Frenchman Bayon nc- ] . .„... _ .' ' • E™, is in jail here, charged \viih LOgglHS Will bpeak to the murder of another negro at that place Saturday afternoon. Pritchard is alleged to have shot and killed thc other negro in a fight in which Pritchard was badly cut atout the shoulders and neck..Thc fight followed a quarrel over n trifling sum 'of money, witnesses said. HangingThreatened 11 Missouri Mine Operates EXCEISIOR SPRINGS. Mo April 11. |TJP)_ A crowd or in;n aj- fembled at thc Clay Coal and Min'"5 company mine near here loda'y and (hrentoned violence whjn ef- forls to oueratq it were started. Glen Williams, one of the men (.di-u.itrd to rrprrnte the mine, told constable Roscos Norris that mob inenifcers threatened lo hang him » lie did not leave thc job immediately. Oil Mill Superintendents R. L. Loggias, superintendent at the Blythevilie Cotton Oil mill, will speak on "Diesel Engine and Its Value in the Cotton Oil Industry" at the annual convention of the Tti-States Cottonseed Oil Mill Superintendent's association at Memphis June D to 11, it has been announced at Memphis. Nearly. 1,000 cottonseed oil mill superintendents and otr.ers interested' in tlw industry are rxpected to attend the convention. Koreans Killed Trying to Cross Into Siberia TOKYO, April II (UP) _ The Chientao. Manchuria, correspondent of Mppan Dempo news service repotted today soviet troops killed 20 Koreans on the Korea-Siberia border when the natives attempted to cross into Russian territory. The correspondent said Soviet Gloria and Her Husband Pick Name for Daughter LONDON. April u iup) _. The daughter born last week to Gloria Swantoa and Michael Farmer will be christened Mlchel» Bridget Farmer, Ihe parents decided today. C.ile of christening was not fixed. patrols were active border. all along the Scores of Chinese guerillas were rcpoitcd killed where iii Hint anrsn troops. In clashes area with else- Jnp Mrs. Mary Nokcs. 3d. succumbed at 2:30 o'elnek' yesterday afternoon. Her husband. Clarence Nokcs. died at 2 P. M. Ihe Sim- day before. Both were victims of pneumonia although other complications contributed to the husband's death. . Funeral services were hold at 11 o'clock this morning for Mrs. Nokcs and interment was .made at Little Prairie cemetery at Car- ulhersville, Mo. Mr. Mokes' body lies in Maple Grove cemetery here. Tile deceased are survived by- three daughters and one son while Mrs. Nokes is also survived by several stepchildren; y The Cobb Undertaking company is in charge of funeral arrangements. • • • . . Pine Blutt Cotton Man WEATHER ARKANSAS—Fair, coWer. frost, probably freezing in extreme northwest tonight. Tuesday fair, rising temperature. According to the official weather observer, Charles Phillips jr., the maximum temperature here yesterday was 66 degrees and the minimum 50 degrees, cloudy with trace of-rainfall. Today a year ago live maximum temperature was 72 degrees and Ihe minimum 50 degrees; cloudy with .0.1 lnche$ ot rainfall. us to thc side -of. Ihe. escorted us into .town, fcrred wllli the chief and Mayoi Brooks who instated we make peaci bonds. When President. Koch de murred to Ihul suggfBtion. hr was forced from,', the;..wheel of th« car,--. A^ Bell ; "county' cltben- thei headed pur car toward -Hirlai after food and clothing we ha brought for distribution amoni strikers had been tossed along thi road. . ' . • "About a mile, put ot Pinevilt u long line of automobiles -fron Harlan mot Ihe Bell county escort Newspapermen were summarily or dered to halt for 30 minutes. Th party. was then . taken to BUtc Mountain on the Virginia line wlier c ' Koch was chained by' tin wrists, his coat removed, an beaten by switches. • "Another student, Sanberg, «ls was beaten, as was I. The-whip ping continued for about ten mln utcs ,for 'each .person whipped." Police authorities at Iiinian, Va who examined the students aftc Ihe asserted beatings, said trjer were no briilses or cuts on then but Coy appeared to hnw a swoT len jaw. ions of farmers against the sales ax and levies on automobiles anc! asoline were heard. The house economy committee leld ah executive session. It np- >?fucd several points of disagreement with Ihe president had developed, the issue being most ctear- y defined on the question of pay cuts for government workers. Speaker Garnur predicted the laviir bill, passed : by both house and senate, would, reach President Honvcr in.a.'vy-eek. It is expected to be vetoed. Tlie house appropriations committee teported n bill carrying $20,223.869 for the senate nt:d house, library of congress, and other divisions ot the legislalive branch. The sum is $7.000.000 less than the. current .appropriation. Senator Johnson, Republican, California, suggested that the senate formally reassure thc country that a "just and fair tax bill will be - passed." Thc Norris resolution, proposing nn investigation ol the federal farm heard Sind commodity exchanges, was passed by the senate. Official Confirmation of Parnell's Action Lacking But Extension Assured, i Ttuitn. mi vwlMwdikUij M IMl ftnltlc. Nltl* p«ck»c» you MlTtrvd Hd accetud Ml •! pailllftn.. Or«r 1 W « It was through llirse advcrtLw- xrnts In n New York newspaper mt negotiations for the ansom iwymeiit were carried oil. RESUME FIGHT R e c o nvcnes This Afternoon to Continue Long Struggle. ROCK. April 11 (UP)— The Arkansus legislature convene<l his afternoon fur Us llftti week of Ihe extraordinary session -to continue discussion of Ihe Joint coumilKcc road . bbtwl tetiuKllnK un; • . . Thb house convened at 3:30.and he .senate at 3 P. M. Eyes were focused on the senate ?s it will discuss the measure, an passed by the house with : 13 amendments, one of which 1 keen a .stumbling block on > oil -,rcvk)us refunding measures. Thl» is the Park Hill section which provides for elimination, ot bonds districts In the > Park Hill subdivision near Little iRock. : .':,, The senate has.-taken this ace- bn out of • pRXMM^IilUa.". H-. thTi 'upper body eltaruriei-the.auiif-^ msnl Bbfhe hoM»e members J pfe- dlctert the bill TJItl pxss (he house without'it. ' 'Some members of the house, who want the session extended to.force economies in state and • county government still were hopeful thin coiild be done, but it has become, known authoritatively that Governor' Pa'rnell 'will refuse to cal such a session. ' •• • , . Colonel Renews Assertion He Is Ready 'to DJcalj With Kidnapers. ,-'•:-] : • •.'••• ' ' - ! i'v,'-"J HOPEWELI,, N, J., April 11, (UP?) '•] •Robbixl,of his baby' .and thi'il :' clvcated of tlie ransom-monjy.lfc'.i paid for Its return; CriloncVChaHjj\; A. Lindbergh set lo work doggedly: ^ today lo nnd new trulls' leadlng-tp' tlK' child's return. • .. >'<•«..; There was'the most poignant disP , appointment at tlH'Sourland irirHirr- tttln estate, where, \:o\x for. lhe:ciVl- ^ ly restoration of the child vanish?* last week when U was found;.thV-; kidnapers had double-crossed the colonel, taking Ills $50,000 rdnSorJ money with a ]>ronilse soun to-rci-^ .stortj the baby. -., ' ; , •;•' ' -'Si-'Dul doviii the dark rou'dviteyrjt dei-ipalr there glcaincd some llgiiv Trlkrs Strk RIIIMWI Bills ' <f- First, New York aiilhorities : 'lia&t/.: arrested a mystcrlom mini- Irntjlj'. mother's homo.In New York nnj . ; subniltlcd him lo iiiosi.iinvafiil ex~ ' nmlnntlan In the bell;f he miglil lijj ablt> to "turn up".the kldim|i?rs.,5 St'Cond, Throughout tr'.c 'iliitloii '., today bank. tellers unilnmny'. tilg . \- mis scanned <5,-ilQ, tvnrt ,»'in. blUv.'.-M of.llic 19i8 Issue in tlie'hoiic'itify.'-'.;' might find among' them .seme 'ot,.-: lose from Hie blg-lmridle.'nf .$50.^ .-•' 00 Lindbergh, paid over lasl:wcdie V. 1 men he was .'aisled vvcre.t^a '(• Mini kndnapers. A' coda nsisf-lS,'.-:. ic original rnnsoui note,-was n?«f := enlly,.satisfied the cotonel-of-'lhelrr cniilncness , and -lie; gambjp.d.'willi thc woicVpt llonor" of -.tniitit 1 ''"""^ rq'tllfit iVkivniaAr iumilrf kati , ra llwt piymefit .wqitld brtfotlowS if-1 d. by .the baby's reliirn.Sls isfcW.w-.•' Third, a --combliiatipri-'p'r^«niini| £ pers offered: a :»50,000 -.riitiiriif I'd•'•'•:, xcluslve information' ' ,trn of the baby. ' Parent -Teacher Associations Plan Canvas of Entire School District. Official confirmatioii of press re ports that Governor Harvey Par- EXPL1S STftTUS OF LOCftL P. D. nell had authorized county" onic-lo ,'1J; P.™,..,.,, Mncr !i.k to waive the ten per cent 'Building IrOgiam MUSI \K-nally for pc iion-paymeiiL of Receives Fatal Bum* y out h s Arrested for PINE BLUFF, Ark.. April 11. (UP —Alex Strauss, 70, head of Strauss ond Son Cotton company, was fatally burned today when his liome caught fire here. Strauss' wife was suffering from minor burns and Injuries. The cou- have lived here some 50 y;ars. Claim 217 Illegally , Pardoned by Bilbo JACKSON, Miss., April 11 tUPl — Investigation of charges that 217 convicts'are at Ilbertv on allegedly, irregular and .void pardons Issued by former governor Theo. 0. Bilbo' during the last 19 days of Ills' acTminislntion was imdcrlak- en today by the legislature. Ported Check by April 10 had not been received by the sheriff and collector's ot- flce here Ih'fe' today but Clarence Wilson, chief'deputy, admitted art "extension"- is practically certain. fincc April 10th >vas on Sund.iy Daynicnts of stale anrt county taxes were still being accepted wltlnu; penalty today. It Is generally conceded that this practice will cor- llnue well into May: and possibly June although definite notice rf Ihe dnte on which the "extension 1 ' will expire nwnits receipt of the governor's olTiclal proclamation. Press reports slate that the governor's order allows county officials lo "extend" the period If: (uynient until the date for oils of delinquent lands. Though th« proclamation .chows such action to be optional with the collector and counly judge It is certain that an extension at least into May will be made. , Two sixteen year old youths were taken into custody by police Saturday whtn one of them nt- Hoover Thanks Red Cross forged slgnuliire of H. T. Gulp, commercial agent for the Cotton Belt railroad. Police said one of the boys, who was held' by thc storekeeper when he presented the check until officers arrived, admitted his part in the.forgery and implicated another youth who his served on 1 : teim In thc slate reform school. Officers were undecided today as to just what course of action to take but Indicated the pair wo.tW be taken bcfor c County Jitrlgf Zn'. B, Harrison's juvenile court. Halt When Available Funds Are Exhausted. '•""^eh still -is ,.-,._„. ilh the kidnapers !tnd<''a)[{H9:>jlpl<~: o, Iiflrm--..lriem 1 Ho: iurhetf-"l^£tria.>^ : numbers' of. the bllla.; jair^ljt-ybeVU iAuse they had dduble-crjisJc^him:?-;! ff the - heir Ishwent or apprehension. Contact with the kidnapers'was established by means of, advertIsi- menls In Ntv York.newspapers-by I>r. J.-p. Condon, ^signed "Jafsle'"- Condon,.aged, and kindly, a ; rellred fc public..school princlp.il, placeil ll«f ^ ads, the laa^.of- which -cavrlt-d sH-7 ilncontly: thc tragic ob-^ervntion, 'Whnt -Is-wrong? 'Hav; .you doiibli crossed me?.- rjcttcr .directions' please.", (signed) "jnfslc-.'V -'" •»."/••; Hoover, speaking In the name of the American people, today thanked the American Red Cross for its services during the P»st year in combining drouth, storms, floods and unemployment. WASHINGTON, April 11.—How the senate's retrenchment program nay afreet construction of thc new 31ythe'vllle post office building has been explained by officials in the offlcc of Major Perry K. Heath, assistant secretary of the treasury. We have a lump sum appropriation to finance construction of these buildings," it was said. "Of the money now In the treasury to be used for the buildlnj; progr&m, a large percentage has been obligated by contracts already let for construction work, by pending negotiations for site purchases and Cor rented quortcrs. . t "Under the schedule we are -forking on, we know jnst about when a certain project will go on the market, when the plans will be completed. Blythevilie Is sclieduled to be completed at a time when we will be working from our new appropriation—if we get it. Of course. .If we don't gel the appropriation, the Blythevilie project will have to stop exactly where it Is when our funds ore exhausted." Solicitation of poll tax will begin Tuesday morning b committees from the five Parent Teacher associations of Blylheville Tlie high school group, under th direction of Mrs. Paul iipton an Mrs. G. W. Dlflahunly, will can vas the business section. The Sud bury association will have the firs ward, exclusive of the business dis trlct. Mrs. Ira Gray is chairman o the Sudbnry workers. Mrs. A. M. Woshburn heads thc group from Central school, whose territory is the Jtecond ward. Mrs. W. Leon Smith will direct Ihe activities of the Lange school organization In the third ward. The territory In the school district outside of the city limits has been allotted to the junior high school, whose leaders arc Mrs. John McHaney and Mrs. U H. Moore. Up until 11 o'clock last Saturday a total of only 517 receipts had been Issued by the sheriff's ofrlcp. indicating a fertile ndd for the workers when they start their campaign tomorrow. Speaking Saturday over .Radio Station KU3N in behalf of the "Pay Your Poll Tax" campaign, Atly. Max B. Reid pointed out Hint In the recent municipal election near- EUSTIS, -,Maine;' (UpV'^-': : To noderhlze the historic- •'Arnold Trail, running .from: this', villnse lo (he Canadian-bortler. the stale'- of. Mnino and , Franklin- -county wjll spend $51,000. '. . ', '.'. The roadbed will, te .'mn:I c ' :>4 feel wide along the 23 miles ; thrit remain to be'Improved., with coii- •itnicllon. work .sinning at our,- i .Over. this trail, back -In 1T7S" Benedict Arnold led his troops'iii their inlsnccessfnl march bee. . . ..'.- Chen? Trees Shipped LOVELAND, Colorado. (OT) — Real spring signs were In tvl- ueuc* in a shipment of a !&'.ge number of cherry trees from the Loveland Nursery to fruit jro*-' ers In Manzanola, Col., and other points In lh« Arkansas Valley, ly 6,000 residents of were self-disfranchised Ulythcvillr because of Finds Three Rooms of Five Room Home Gone MERIDIAK, Miss., April '11. (UP) —Whtn Joe Meyer went to look at a vacant five-room house he owns he found three rooms missing. Police decided thl:ves had grid- ually torn down and carried *way most of the building, probably for firewood, failure to pay the SI poll lax. and that the same neglrct or short sighted economy which cost Hum their right to vote cost the sch:o'« of Blythevilie nearly $6.000 in badly needed-revenue, as 06 cents out of every'poll tax dollar so;s to the schools. Mr. Reid called attenlion lo Ihe Important elections that are approaching, and predicted that thos; who fall to wy their poll Irises will! regret many limes t'::eii Inability! to vote. HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania, (TJ P) — State foresters will plant 1,125,000 lorest tree sellings in Pennsylvania this yesr. The spe- cifs Include white and red pine, larch, black rtlnul, Norway spruce and Scotch pine. "Allw 1st wohir was th* of Mix Schmeltns, heavyirelsht cl-.amptovi of tht world, as he retch- i J rew York to start a barnstorm- inc tour' that will culminate hi Jim? i when he meets Jack Sharkey to [ defend his title. i

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