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BIYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XXX11I—NO. ir>l Blytlieville Courier lllylhevllle Herald Blylhevlllc Daily News Mississippi Valley Leader ))l;YTHI<:VIU,tt, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, SNPTKMUKR 10, liW SINGLE COPIKS FIVE CENTS NEW DEAL BALLOTS SWAMP TALMADGE Spain's Mystery Woman ir? Paris Prospect Makes Tenant Problem More Pressing, Secretary Wallace Says TUSKEGKE. Ala., Sept. 10. <UP) ' —Secretary of Agriculture Henry Wallace urged "adequate planning" I lo mitigate "human consequences" of tlic use of machine cotton pickers in an address before negro fami leaders, whose race may lie most affected by such devices. - v His remarks were coupled with a plea for solution of the farm tenant problem through government financing of land purchases by tenants. "No one knows how many years may pass before cotton picking ma- . chines" of proved efficiency come, into actual operation," Wallace said in commenting on a recent demonstration of a newly invented cotton picker. "I do know that if the time of the cotton picker ever comes it will behoove us to do some serious thinking about the human consequences of those machines," he told his listeners at Tuskegce Institute. "I heard a man familiar with the South say recently that the first ellecls of the 'development of an ; eflicient cotton picker might be the displacement of over half.- a million tenant families." After citing instances in Hungary, where hand methods of farming were used so that machines would not throw farm labor out of work, Wallace said: A "America wants to have as much consideration for our people as Hungary .has for its people. But we do not want to-turn our'.backs li|xm efficiency. "To do that',would be to, throw -Hivray. Jons -.lime benefits- of ;iaborl saving devices in order'to avoid the I first, shock of a more efficient producing method, what we need is adequate planning to get us over the Immediate ill effects." Wallace said farm tenancy for the first time on record decreased in the cotton belt between 1930 and 1935 but much musl. be done U> Improve the situation. Foreign diplomatic circles buzzed when "La Passionaria," above, otherwise known as Mine. Dolores Irriburl, fiery Spanish Communist leader, arrived in Paris on a seciet mission. Almost simultaneously thousands o[ French workers staged strikes and demonstrations protesting French neu- tralily policies toward Spain. ROOSEVELT SEES NEED HELP Deputy Speeds Work" Of Office By Using Plane Points Alternative to Ad- Controlled Agriculture Raymond Bomar, chlckasawba (c'.vnship deputy constable, who bus b"rn dubbed the "Hying con- statlc" for some ; time because cf his aerinl • proclivities, Is bc- n ,. 1 1 finnliis to live tin lo the apjreln- ministration 1 OUcy oltllcn in no uncertain terms. Yesterday nnmitr llo» p his airplane from the municipal airport i to the Half Moon community, CHARLOTTE, N. O., Sept. 10. „ fcw lllilcs sou t| u v es t of Bly- (UP)-Prcsldent Roosevelt, plctur-1 tl.cvllle, and served some miming the New Deal as an Integration ' id|)nl com - t | )roc ess. Then he of |x>llcles designed to aid both farmer and city dweller, this after- noon'was to tell a "Green pastures" rally that the South faces a choice between continued agricultural controls or a reversion to "tlie days of 'every man for himself and let the devil take the hindmost'." Futrell at Hot Springs for Short Vacation LITTLE ROCK, Sept, 10 (A)!') Attaches of Ihe governor's ol- announced today', lhat Gov. rell wns In Hot Springs i't vacation "nnd would inot return here until next TIIC.I- l<lay. - -.,' ! During Ihe lime A ' II 11 i A Springs Futrell Is Americans nave Had Am- confer with ncc annoui J. M. Fiiltt On a shoi 1 pie P|)|» r t n n i t y Leave Says Mull to turned eastward and set his plane down In the Number Nine community, several miles northeast 'of Blylheville. serving process and making an arrest. He did not jneiH after consultation In a speech' prepared for delivery I before'a Democratic assemblage I representing ssven southern states,' ,...,..„., Mr. Roosevelt hewed lo the theme j , . develo]>ed in brief addresses during | his western lour and in his fire- I side address last JSuYUlay nighU-| that prosperity of city and farm | are intimately associated. that.Mj.-J tticr can he achieved without*.™?| other and that (he New Deal |irf- sents a coordination of ixillcles directed to this end. ! He spoke in favorable terms of the ill-fated NRA and declared administration goals have been sought, without invasion of either Individual liberties or those of the sovereign states. He declared his firm hope that itetory might give to the New Deal ncriod the name of an "era of rebuilding." brjng his prisoner back by plane but allowed him to "make bond" ! on the spot. , • - . Bcmar has been an aviation ["enthusiast for same time and has and piloted his own plane number of montlis. WASHINGTON. Sept. 10. (UP) —Ariicrlcan warships today were ordered withdrawn from Spain lu ncurby European ]>ori.s. Secretary of slate Cordcll Hull announced that the orders iiad been issued by the navy depart- Iho be- Essay Wins State Prize In an essay contest sponsored by (he Arkansas Centennial Commission, Vera Elizabeth Goodrich won second prize, a 55 award. She wrote on "Arkansas Today, 1 ' selected from the . general theme "The Most Interesting Period ol Arkansas History." When she wrote the theme she was 13 years old and a meinbei of the 7A class of Junior high school. She is the daughter Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Goodrich. .Police Finally Kill Animal Which -Escaped- From Veterinary Hospital Dr. O. B. Phillips, local veterinarian, and Blythevillc police had several anxious minute. 1 ; this morning when a large red hound, definitely known to have been rabid, escaped from a pe.n at the vcleri narian's animal hospital on Franklin street this morning. The dog was killed by Police Chief Ed nice in the 800 West Main street block, apparently without having bitten any other animal or person. Police, fearful of injuring some person by shooting while the dog was on the pavement, trailed the hound west or Main street for some distance bs- fore the animal finally ventured off the'street, attracted by the bark- Telling how the administration had sought to : raise .farm »rices as the (list move in a broad program of rehabilitating line nation's agricultural resources. Mr. Roosevelt said: I don't believe that the great- tobacco growing states of the nation .want to go back lo,:the,,a;jyji of- 'every man for himself arid let the devil take the hindmost'."; High Officers in Fascist Party Among Those Ar- .rested in Surprise Raids suite department ami would come'.cfTcetlvc Immediately. . Hull said the ships would* withdraw from. Spanish waters to nearby ports of other nations and would not return to Spain except. u]K>n specific Instructions to call at on-; or another of the Spanish ports to evacuate (Institute Americans or other American nationals who wish to leave. He said this government consld- ' crs the situation In Spahfhris now , reached a point where American asiuuch as all Americans who wish' I lo leave Spain have had ample op- I porlunlty to do so. he Is nt Hot expected lo Houston Emory and Judge Earl Wilt regarding' executive clemency for Ayliff Draper, ntiw under death sentence for the slaylnt' of Tom' Menser. Draper's execution was postponed by ; the governor ! -when Hoy I louse, also convicted •: of crime," confessed to ''have Mcivscr unaided. the Chamber of Commerce Tourists, 100 Strong, SPPIK! 43 Minutes Hero ROME. Sept. ID. (UP)—The government was said today lo have L Crob.bf: 1,458,295' Bushels, Smallest in 50 Years, Is Prediction WASHINGTON, Sept. —The agricultural crop board today crop of 10 (UP) reporting Closing Stock Prices NEW YORK, Sept. 10. (UP) — Stocks resumed their rise today but without impressive leadership. Trading lightened from the recent pace. A. T. and T. 179 3-4 Anaconda Copper Beth. Steel Chrysler Cities Service Gen. Am. Tank Gen. Electric 47 Gen. Motors 675- Inl. Harvester McKesson-nobbins ... Montgomery Ward ... N. Y. Central Packard Phillips Pet Radio St. L.-S. F Simmons Beds Standard of N. J. . Texas Co. U. S. Smelting U. S. Steel Warner Bros Ing of other dogs. Chief Rice said (smallest ii the dog had snapped viciously at " the wheels of passing cars. The dog 1 was reported to have bitten three cows and three mutes on the Clear Lake farm, southeast of Blythevllle, before being locked up for observation. He was then brought to tlie veterinarian's office here. One cow. bitten by the dog, was shot last night, it was stated, and several head of stocok were given anti-raibics vaccination 39 5-8 j Phillips this morning. "" ,1 4 "iPemiscot Land Co. iG 1-2 j by Dr. 79 1-8 10 1-8 48 1-2 45 3-8 12 3-4 Cotton House Burns STEELE, Mo.—Damage estimated at $8.000 was done by a fire Tuesday night which destroyed a large cotton house and 40 bales of seed colton and damaged other projier- forecasl a 1936 corn 1.458,295,000 bushels, more lhan 50 years, on Ihe basis of Sept. 1 conditions. On Aug. 1 the crop was estimated at 1.439,135,000 bushels. September 1 condition was estimated at 40 5-10 per cent of normal, compared wllh 4G 8-10, Aug. 1. G7 9-10 last year and 11 per cent for the ten years, 192! to 1932. The crop Is Ihe smallest since 18B1 and is almost a billion bushels tinder the 2,291,029,000 bushel crop of 1935. Production of all wheat as of discovered and smashed a large Communist organljallon wllh heail- quarters In Rome and branches 111 Leghorn, Grosscto and other Tuscan towns. 1 Some of the Communist ring leaders were understood to have, held high official posts in the Fas- Cist'ipiirty. All were reported-to have-been arrested and confined :in the Reglna coell Jail In Rome. ' Several score workmen belonging to the Communist organization also were reported to have been arrested. The leaders were expected to-be placed on trial soon. Tlie government. tried to maintain secrecy, about the affair. •The discovery'-was made by Ihe Ovra— voluntary organization for tile repression of anti-Fascist move- ments—whioh raided the CommUn- ist headquarters ' here. " Communist activities were betrayed by a young bricklayer who was. arrested because lie wore a red tie. Eventually he confessed lie was a member of a Communist •group and gave Information about Its headquarters. Freight Line Truck Hits Bridge and Burns Former Farm Operator Dies Tliis Afternoon at Home in This City 'Xj George Isaacs Morriseit,- 00, for many ycare a farmer on one of the Lee. Wilson company fnrmi cast of -Blythevllle, died at Ihe family home. C30 South Clark street, nt 12:45 o'clock tills afternoon. • • • . ' • Funeral services will be held nt the home at 9 o'clock Frida morning with the Rev. Allrcd Carpenter officiating, assisted b 1 liie. Rev. H. J. Klelndienst. In tcrmenl. will be made nt Brigli ton, . Tenn. The Cobb Funer.i Hcmc is in charge of funcrn arrangements. . Mr. Morrisctt is 'survived by 111: wife. Mrs. Add Morrisctt. n son L. D.. a daughter. Mrs. J. T Ashley, three sisters. Mrs. Sli Tumlpseed of Memphis, Mrs. Wil Dickey of Brighton and Mrs. '1 G. Hamrick of Memphis, and brother. John Morrisclt of Bol tvar, • Tenn, 42 I ty at the gin plant of Ihc Peml- 1^3-8(5001 County Land company, three 2;5-8 miles northeast of Steele on Highway 61. j_- 39 1-8 C3 38 1-4 The Carnthersville and Steele fire departments responded to a call i j I """"*' * vcre SUCCCR5 f 111 ln saving the '•""• Rin, which was only slightly dam- Sept. 1 was estimated at 630,241,000 bushels, compared with C32,- 745.000 bushels estimated Aug. I and 623,444,000 bushels in 1935. Spring wheat production was estimated at 111.144,000 bushels and, the crop was 31 2-10 per -;ei]i of normal. The durum wheat estimate was 8,640.000 bushels with, condition at 18 9-10 per cent. Other spring wheat production was estimated at 102,504,000 bushels and 33 per cent of normal. The oals crop was estimated at 176.661.000 bushels and the con- dUlon 55 7-10 per cent of normal. LUXOR A, Ark.—Hubert Thomas escaped serious Injury Wednesday night when tlie freight line truck he was driving crashed into a concrete bridge abutment on Highway 01, near Grider Park, four miles south of Osceolo, about 8:30 o'clock, i T..1e truck and trailer, owned and | operated by the Kirnball Truck line I of Cape Glrardeau, Mo., was en- route from Memphis to St. Louis Tlie impact threw the truck »nc trailer across the highway and they caught fire. All north and soulh bound traffic was stopped until tlie burned wreckage was cleared nway. 13 7-8 New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 10. (UP) —Hedge selling carried down 50 cent gains today and the cotlon market closed one point up lo five down on the distant moutlis. There were reports the government would not begin releasing its colton hold- Ings before next Marcli or April, thus giving the present crop plcn- ly of time to be moved. Officials were reported hopeful lhal 14-cenl cotton by then would permit farmers to pay off their loans and carrying charges and withdraw and that Ihcre would be no need for a subsidy. only slightly aged, some damage was done lo slore nearby, opsraled by the same company. The loss was covered by insurance and work of rebuilding 1 the cotton house will sRirt at once. Neighbor Spe- Is Chamber of Jommcrce slcamcd v inlo Blythe- ille at 9:45 o'clock llils morning, the Frisco railroad, bringing Memphis busl- 43-nilnulc visit .pproxlmatcly ICO le.ss men for iere. The special train pulled out .bout lo:28 o'clock, due for stops nt Sleclc. Cnruthersvllle, IIiiytK Cornell, Senath, Ltmchvllle,. Men- He, Black Oak Lake City, Jones- >oro and Hoxlc and points west. | Mayor Cecil Shane very briefly' welcomed the good will tourists and Lynian Fulk of Ihc Nurre Glass companies responded almost as /briefly, ng as the P'ilor -'to station wagon serv- speakcr's platform, the arrival of the Manila Woman Fined Edna Gunn of Manila was fined $15 in municipal court this morning on a charge of disturbing HID peace. She was acquitted of n charge of public drunkenness. The cases had been transferred to municipal court iierc from mayor's court at Manila. A charge of assault and battery has been docketed against Bug James, a charge of disturbing the peace by fighting against, Irene Parker and a charge of breach of the |wace against Lois Hawkins. rain, which followed • the morning Memphis to St. Louis passenger train Into town, a Memphis news photographer spent, "several minutes posing.;, jtlnyor Shane and Dan Stout, machine and blacksmith shop proprietor, for one picture and B. A. Lynch, banker, iind W. J. Wundcrllch. past president of the local "chamber of commerce, for another. Following the brief welcoming ceremonies the visitors. . accompanied by a representative of the local chamber of commerce, paraded through the business district behind their own band. They dispersed after the parade lo spend I the visit as Informally as they! desired, tlie brief slay making' elaborate .plans for entertainment inadvisable. Some of the good will tlie city park Others visited local industriul plants while many simply visited .local business men and acquiilli- anccs in the business district. The tourists were easily dls- by their while hats i— I'orrcsl Cily Tonight , , - i LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 10 loiirlsls were driven throuBl. | -Kmployes of Ally. Gen. New York Cotton nnd canes. Tlie special o'clock Ibis brief stops at left Memphis at 7 morning, Marion, making if TICKET Supporters of Roosevelt Win '] wo-to-One Endorsement in Primary... ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 10. (UP) — A New Deal Udal wave today swept (he Georgia Democrallc- primary, crushing opposlllon and nominating Senator Richard B. Russell Jr. over Gov. Eugene Talmadge for the/ United Sintcs .senate. The landslide for the Roosevelt administration supporters also nomlnalcit E. D. Rivers, speaker, of the house of representatives, as , I Georgia's next governor—nomlna- lon being tantamount to election. Tnlmadge and his entire ticket went down lo defeat In the pri- nnry. Till! electorate volcd nbout two-to-one against the crlllcs of tlie New Deal. lGli,S82 (o 8H.614 Incomplete rcliirns from 159 counties gave liusscll, 1GU,3B2 Tul- niiulge; 88,(j74. Of (he stale's '410 county unit voles, Taliniulgc had 48 lo Russell's 302. Under the state's primary law 200 county unit votes arc neccssaiy for nomination, which is - tantamount to election. In the gubernatorial race Rivers polled 13U.5M. voles to 71,281' fo>' Charles D. Rcdwlnc, Incomplete re- lurns from; 159 counties showed. \ Campaign Issues liusscll based his campaign .for I'cnoinlnation on loyally to tile Democratic party and supiwrt of the Roosevelt .administration. He^ charged Talmadge "deseited lhe'~" party and went over to the Republicans," » The 38-year-old bachelor senator saiii the main issue In the race wa^ . wliellior," the people' would "slap Preskleji.tinqpscjfelt^ln the lace, by ,- Talmadge,.who succeeded Russell us governor when the latter; went lo the senate in 1032, campaigned udmlnlslrallon,] on a plafonn which advocated re- -|<luctlon of the national budget to '• $1,000,000,000 annually, op|>osttlon'to old age pension provisions of tlie National ^ecurlty Act and repeal of the federal income tax which' ' power he said should be delegated, to Individual states. Tlie governor charged Russell was ii "rubber stump" for.all-New Deal legtsla- • lion. Tnlnindgc 'said .he was a Demo. crat nnd would support the party ' Fneapcincnl for Talk at m ' L " 1 " t llc! wolll<1 'oke issue with L.[iL/«L,uiiciii loi i ,11 K ai lllc n,,,,,,,,^^, vhen , lls v , evre did not agree with I/hat of the . •president.. (UI)| Russell replied to the rubber Carl slan 'P charge by saying: "I would rather be a rubber stamp to Franklin D. Roosevelt than a tool of the Raskobs and the du Fonts." Farley Halls Victory NEW- YORK. Sept. 10. (UP) — Democratic. National 'Chairman > James A. Parley today hailed the' Eugene Talmadge, bitterly New,, peal governor,,of .a'eorgJK who-i met decisive 'defeat''Infill stale's Democratic senatorial t nrl ninry yralcrdny at the liaWls '(> Richard B. Husscll jr., supporlc of the Hocscvelt ILLNESS KEEPS pyj Nominee Unable lo Keep "','.1,, fatl '?,™', ni ? s ;;Rallcj"s "office loday'sntd that the """ Democratic nominee for governor wns ill and would be unable lo fulfill a spcaklni! engagement tonight at Forrest City. Itallcy had accepted an Invitation to address the Unstcrn Ark- nusas Young Men's club In I'orrcst Joiner, Wilson, Orccola, and Luxora before arriving here. Into Bn .'<*. Friday. During Oct. Dec. Jan. Mar. May July open . 1209 . 1210 . 1207 . 1199 . 1202 1198 high 1219 1219 1203 1208 1201 1200 low close 1208 120D 1206 1210 1207 1205b 1194 1195 1191' 1194 1184 1184 Spots closed steady at 1248, unchanged. Home al Cooler Burns COOTER, Mo.—Fire of unknown origin destroyed the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. McCIure here Tuesday night. The loss, whtcp Included clothing- and household goods, was coasiderably in excess of $l,00o' Mr. and Mrs. McCIure had not been at home for several weeks. Their son, Ralph, was In the house about 5 o'clock Tuesday afternoon but said that he did not build a fire. The night before someone en- lered the house and stole all of the quilts and bed clothln». Chicago Wheat open high low close Sep 111 3-8 112 111 1-8 in 1-2 Dec 110 1-2 111 1-4 110 1-4 no NEW YORK, Sept. 10. (UP)— open high low close Oct. .... 1211 1223 1209 1210 1213 1224 1212 1214 1208 1214 1205 1208 1207 1211 1199 1199 1205 1212 IIS5 1198 1201 1204 1190 1191 Dec. Jan. Mar. May July Spots closed steady at 1250, unchanged. Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, III., Sept. (UP)—Hogs: receipts, (!,500. Top. 11.40. 110-240 Ibs., 11.15-11.40. 140-160 Ibs., 8.25-10.60. Bulk sows, 8.75-9.50. Caltle: receipts, 4,000. Steers, 7.85-9.50. j Slaughter steers. 5.25-10.00, | Mixed yearlings and heifers, fi.OO- 8.50. Slaughter heifers, 4,15-9.50. Beef cows, 4.25-5.00. Cullers and low cutters, 3,00-4,00. lourists will leave Ihc Iloxie late this afternoon travel the Missouri-Pacific Lltllc .Rock for the night, stopping eni'ontc • at Ncw|x>rl, ~ Knob,. Judsonla and Becbe. Leaving Little Rock' early 'tomorrow the special will slop at Pine Bluff. •Allheimer, Wabbnseka, Humphrey, StuttgarU' Clarendon. Brinklcy Marvel, Jlelcna, Marl-i n 'j, anna. Forrest City, Wynne. Parkin, Ear!e and Crawfordsville before returning lo Memphis tomorrow night. City and was scheduled lo go from there lo Joucsboro for a .""...'•I public reception in liis honor tomorrow. Members of Bailey's family reported that he was suffering from a stomach disorder but that it was hoped lie would uc Sole to fulfill Ihc Jonesboro engagement Ihe morning Ass'l. Ally. Gen. Thomas Fllzhugh, who acted as Bailey's campaign mana gcr, look n statement of the can- Lie's election expenditures lo home for signing and filing In Ihc secretary of stale's office. While Filzlnujh declined to rc- :vcal Ihe amount it was learned 1 from reliable sources that llalley spent, $1,797,50. Now Deal victory In Georgia's primary election as "another evidence of the popularity of President Hooscvclt." "Gov. Talmadge had a state aci- mlnlslralion functioning- wholeheartedly in his behalf." Farley said, "yet he received one of the worst defeats ever administered In a major primary nghl in Georgia. Gov. Talmadge made the New Deal the issue and the voters or Georgia gave Ihe answer." 25 4-H Club Members , Visit Marianna Station Twenty-nve 4-H 'club members from Mississippi county went to tlie Marianna experimental station yesterday for the annual 4-H club "The Unpardonable Sin" Tonight's Revival Topic The Rev. II. C. Hanklns, of Springdale. Ark., who is conducting the evangelistic meeting visiting day. They v:cre nccom-i^' 'he First MethoS-;t church for panicd by John : Dim-rron. f=jir'.-, tw* wrok-, will preach tonight on Unpardonable Sin." Ross "The Unpardonable Sin." Stevens will be the gup.st soloist. The morning services, held at ">•% o'clock, arc being iakcn up •• i'h the evangelist speaking on ' l !fi work of the Holy, Spirit. These r.<" vices arc aided materially hi Ihe work being accomplished, nc- Talm.idgc Concedes Defeat ATLANTA, Sept. 10. (UP)—Gov. Eugene Talmadge, bitter New Deal foe, ndmlutd today he had made his last political stand, conceding- victory lo Richard u. Russell -jr., ill yesterday's race for the Democratic nomination for U. S. senator. Talmadge congratulated liis opponent and said "I have no personal regrets about the race." tnmna - - a new serial story of:lhc Pacific clipper ships, tbe men who fly them ontl the women .who wait for those men. As modern ns tomonow, as thrilling and romantk as the flight* themselves. ant farm agent. Joe Walker, farm ' agent for Ihe Osccola dlslrict, nnd . J, O, Fullcrton of the chicsasawba district. Miss Cora Lee Coleman,! county home demonstration agent, and Miss C'arlce Little, county recreational supervisor. While at the experimsntil station they inspected various crops of cot- j C °™™Z l ° ' wc Tlie children's -services arc held I each afternoon, 3:45 o'clock, for stressing Bible pastor, the Redouble Efforts To Find Kidnaped Baby DETROIT. Sept. 10 <UPV — Search for missin<t Harry Bro.ve. 20-monlh-old child of poor parents, was cor.cenlratcd again today in Detroit's metropolitan area when police announced lliey were f redoubling efforts lo nnd their | chief suspect, "a heavy set woman lu blue." ton. corn and soybeans being grown there. | Representatives from the following 4-H- clubs made up the party: Little River. Yarbro, Lost Cane, Ma- q..,,,,,,, nila, Lone Oik. Kelser. Red Line amm >and Sllllman, WEATHER Beginning Today'On Page 4 Chicago Corn open high low i close iSep 109 1-2 111 7-8 100 3-8 111 3-8 IDfC, 114 1-2 95 1-8 (14 1-4 94 3-4 Tlie reading. meeting, which August 30, will continue through Sunday. opened Masons Meet Tonight chlekasawba Lodge, No. 134, F. :ifc'A. M., will meet In staled communication tonight at 7:30 o'clock. Arkansas—Partly cloudy tonight and. Friday. Memphis and vicinity—Generally fair tonight and Friday. Not much change in temperature. The maximum temperature here yesterday was 93, - minimum 69, partly cloudy with .53 of an Inch rainfall last night, according to Samuel F. Nor'rls, official weather observer. '