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Served by United Press BUfTHEVIffiE COC1RIER NEWS |=i=i ARKANSAS AMD BODTHJSABT IUU8OORI VOL. XXXI-NO. S!) BljthevUJ* DtUjr New* . BlytttrUk Courier Hi&stssippl V»U«j Leader Blytbeiille Herald BLYTHEV1LLE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, JUNE 2!), ,1930 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS BLAMP NAZIS FOR GERMANY'S DISTRESS FUTRELL FLUFHI N ' Family Quarrel Blamed [or Killing Three Weeks Ago and Kidnaping. LITTLE nOOK, .June 29. (UP)— Verbal 1-pquc.si lor martial law In Searcy county (o halt a family feud which has been blamed for a staying three weeks ago and a kidnap ( ing .Wednesday night, l-.as been -te'i i nledjby Oov. J. M. Piurell. "» I. Requests first were made about I 10 :days ago by residents of M'ar- I »h»U. Another request was made I Wednesday, the governor's secretory 1 saw, by a. man wi-.:iv> nnme wns '• not disclosed. National guardsmen will be called to Searcy county only at UK • request o( city and county officials , the secretary sairt. J. M. Robinim:! sheriff of Searcy county, told the : United Press in a long distance eon. versa tl en Witt he had not asked i fpr any assistance and could not I "Me any use In geUln s tlis imllou- al guard down here." He satd l-.e knew nothing other .-'than new-s reports or statements made by Jack Henley, of Marshall. - at Harrison, in Boone county, yes- r terday. that he (Henley) had OEJII : kidnaped by members of the Bar; nett family as a result of a family feud. ' ' Henley denied any participation in. a feud, blamed for the slaving ' of, John: Henry Barnett, Marshall Ark., city, officer, three weeks ago. . Henley 'was unharmed, he said. after several harrowing hours in •which he -,vas held captive and used -as a decoy. in an unsuccessful at; tempt to draw suspected 'slayers ;of Barnett lino the open. His life ,was threatened continually, he de- •clared, dicing the tune he was he!d captive, and he was. threatened with j death -If he told anything about his - -• - •••' '"W"l * wncrl *nces.- • •'' I j" Henley to'd Marshall officers ocers .nothing, he revealed .it Harrison fgolng direct to that city Ic relate ' • U. S. Not ; LITTLE ROCK. June 29 (UP)— -Department of Justice Agent E. E. IConroy, slalioncd here, said this afternoon federal officers had not ;been asked to investigate the alleged kidnaping of Jack Httiley. at -Marshall, as an outgrowth of the old Henley-Barnetr feud. "of. federal statutes ns far as he •is nble lo determine, he declarer 1215 123S 12CO 1255 i2ii4 1215 New York Cotton NEW YORK, June 28 (UP) — Cotton closed barely steady. open high low close July 1228 1228 1213 : :Oct 1252 1252 1235 .Dec 1264 12M 1250 •Jail 1269 1269 12/J5 rMarcli 1278 1278 1?C-1 ;May 1287 1287 P.75 ._,., Spots closed qulsl at 1235, off 10. New Orleans Cotton , NEW ORLEANS, June 29 (UP) — Cotton futures sagged under scattered selling late in the session today and prices closed around 50 cents n bale lower than the previous close. Good cables and continued drouth in Texas fcroug.it ^.a little buying in early dealing Xbut ihe demand was sooi; s.itis- fied and (he market turned about, high low close vfissouri Man Heads Rotary Yes, giv-A "Tough I •uapev! Kew president ot Rotary Inter- National "for the next yiwir Is Robert L. Hill, Columbia, Mo., tbove, e^cted at ilie Detroit» convention to succeed Jolm Melton, Montreal. HIM will dtrcct activltles of Itotary clubs In Cft eomjU'lH- ulilil th« 193^ -.-on. Charles Gordon Killed, Marion Buck Injured When Car Meets Truck. LKACHVUiE, Ark. — Charles Gordon of tfachville is dead from internal Injuries' sustained last night, .when the touring, car in which -he was Hdfng^ivith > Mwjor> , Buck, also .of LeachvUle, collided head-on with n two-ton truck driven-by E. V. Burkelt.-of Saarey, Ark. Buck received several cuts and bruises. Burkett was iuiinjured. Eye witnesses said that the touring car had only one light, and that It was very dim and fllck 3iinB. II is siipiiosed that Buck who w.>s driving, was blinded by the strong lights of the -truck. The touring car was demolished and the truck badly damaged SOEyXPORTS Morgenthau Acts on News of Mysterious Shipments of Metal. WASHINGTON, June 29. (UP) — Secretary or Treasury Henry Mor- 'genthau Jr. revealed today . that strange and unexplained movements or sliver In international Irude prompted him lo embargo shipment of the metal from this country. Without explaining their significance, or how traders would be likely to profit, Morgenthau described a shipment by one prominent speculator of silver from New York with I .he Indefinite destination of "to I London or Bombay," and another! shipment from Shanghai "to Van-! ^ouver and return." Morgenthau likewise failed to say low the embargo ordered would affect the latter shipment, but indicated that the treasury felt that "no jood could come" from such strange maneuvers. Morgenthau refused to make public the names of the traders. Word of the Shanghai movement, :ie said, was sent by a treasury agent stationed there, on hearing of these speculative activities, he explained, he got in touch with President Roosevelt, and five minutes later Issued his proclamation. The -secretary emphasized the point that the order would be interpreted so as not to interfere •with 'any Jeglflm&t* business activities. A shipment placed on the Leviathan by the Chase National bank last night was immediately licensed, he said. Licenses will be Issued on lelephonic request, if necessary-, he added. Reaction of Shanghai, the secretary said, .has been considered good by business nwn there thus for. UWSOFF. BIG SECRET Bill Kinds Job For Dog When Tax (Ionics Due Government Matching 1 NOW or this paying n tax rnr Wits Successfully With International Financiers, "One tough kid." Joey Mcsscato, 4. His mother said so herself. And New York police are Inclined to agree. Joey threw tin East Side neighborhood into an uproar and sent police, scurrying In streii-bluzing radio cars on a mad search when he "kidnaped" 13-inoiitli-Qld FI-«| Vera. Joey, whose mother "licks him. every dny, but it docs no good » -Is shown in Iront of the police station with his young "victim. •v uiu ncjucj-Duniuu i cud -•«• 1.1^. *.*ui.n. UAUIJ uaiuugcu. aay WM make go There has been no violation Burkelt is oeing held pending an or the first bant f - frrtPl'fll .cfnhirne or- r,,,- .... iUVeMlRilllOll. *„ j n , Customers of Illinois ;• Concern First to Benefit Under Insurance Plan. WASHINGTON, June 29 (UP)— The federal government on Monday V.MI make good the deposit , district prosecutor. Mr. Dudley, in town on other business, heard the accident, described by wit- —.„ ww»fruiut,twai, 4«iu vvucijr. n. «xtii*lk.vljf, ^VlIO presIuvCl QL tt \ the accident described bv wit- A ^ >Ut S . 1 . 25 ' 000 "' dt P° s « s are hearing at Little Rock, Hamilton A. n^es vho said it was unavoid £ "*- ^' out by "* Federal Rall! »° d Licence Myers, of the nL.es *no .said it was unavoid- Deposit Insurance corporation. A AAA staff, and J. D. Wcnzel of the July Get Dec Jan March Mav open 1221 1215 1261 1264 1276 1282 1221 1213 1247 1232 1261 1246 1276 1282 1263 1272 1213 1234 1247 1252 126S 1272 Spots closed steady at 1228. off ~S Closing Stock Prices NEW YORK, June 23 (UP) — Prices ca^:d fractions to more than two points in a dull session 0:1 the stock exchange today. I.o'.vs of the day were made In tlu. :asl half hour of trading. The dollar firmed. A. T. and T 113 1-8 Anaconda Copper M 7-8 "Bethlehem Steel 323-4 Chrysler 38 7-8 Cities Service 2 1-E 36 1-8 19 3-4 General American Tank General Electric General Motors 303-4 International Han-ester 33 Mlddlewest Utilities .... l-a Montgomery Ward 27 i- Ne<v York Central 23 1- Packard S 3-4 Phillips Petroleum 17 1-4 Radio Covp 7 Simmons Beds 155-3 St. Louis-San Francisco 3 .Standard of "N. J 44 Texas Co V 3-4 U. S. Steel 38 6-8 able. HKEEfiRl KEEPJpftL *ormal Reelection of Monticello President Expected This Afternoon. NfONTfCELLO, Ark., June 29 (U P)—- After devoting practically Ihc on tire morning to hearing bids on three new buildings to be con- strucled out of a J96.000 PWA allotment, trustees of Monticello A. and M. college went into execu-, live session early ihts afternoon to consider the election of a president and faculty members, wllli indications pointing to the retention of President Frank Horsfall and re-election of all but four members of Ihe faculty. Rejection of four teachers is expected to result from their apparent, d Approval o'f the Horsfall administration. Student leaders of a revoH had asked tlie trustees for Hdrsfall's immediate dismissal. Awarding of contracts for a new fine arts building, student commons, and a new athletic stadium to be made this aftcrnoan. set nt rest fears that R. W. Wilson Pine Bluff attorney, who represented students leading the' uprising against Horsfall, would seek a writ of prohibition. Poscy and Edwards, Montfcello contractors, were low bidders or the general contract. John Patton, Mon-illton. Ark., was low bidder on plumbing nnd heating. . lew national bank, to be known as the Deposit Insurance National deposit Insurance corporation of- Iclals expressed dlssalisfaction with 'ennsylvanla state banking author- ties who, they contended, were blocking efforts of the corpora- ion lo pay off depositors of the Bank ot America Trust company, of Pittibur(h. The Pittsburgh bank closed Its doors several months ago and corporation officials said tod*? Pennsylvania slate officials were (locking payoff of some $300,000 by iheir delay tn apjplntlng a receiver for the bank. Chicago Wheat July open 92 high low 90 1-8 Sept 92 5-8 92 7-8 90 7-8 91 ts deposit . insurance plan when t Igalion. IJurkelt. son of the Searcy. Ark., „,. rl]ml Qu ljac aune Mnlc postmaster was released here to- East Peoria, III., Leo T. Crowley, day on order of Denver Dudley, hllirmnn ol , he , ederal „ j t PIYS VISIT IK, Northeast Arkansas and ; Southeast Missouri Gin Plants Are Inspected, j Representatives of. thj .Agricultural^ Adjustment • Adiptnlitntion, who field a hearing to Little. Roc^t earlier In .the' week cju^V projtaied' marketing agreement' for the cotton ginning Industry, were In Blythe- vllle'yesterday afternoon following rsrthgrttirqugrr'the lieivy.'. cotton producing.area of northeast .Arkansas .and .southeast Missouri.; .Tijey v'Jsited ft number of gins here and.;ln. this Vegion,; and were guests.at liinch of H. Hlghflll, loca) r member, of the Arkansas-Missouri dinners association code committee. The-A. A. A. men made the trip at the invitation of Mr. Hlgbflll and other-members of the code conimlt- ee to see at first hand the Invest- ! Ex-Bank President Gets Jail Term t.-fe.-vvjrs s «=£» E-<™ nsurance corporation, said 'today. ank of bartered payoff. Nfeanwhile "East Peoria, 111., today to handle the Crowley and other "Kingdom of God" k Evangelist's Subject At the revival at the Lake Street Methodist church last night a large crowd heard the Rev. Hubert A. Allen discuss "The Kingdom of Qod and Our Nearness to It." The evangelist said: "The kingdom of God is not something external to which we attach ourselves, but it is within us. it Is the consummation of Christian Ideals in character and practice. It is not something which. we have to die to attain, but we gain entrance Into the kingdom in this life. Our nearneas to the kingdom is the <Ul- tanoe of our wllb to Ood't will." Tonight the evangelist Till speak on "True ConseVatlon." prayer service begins at 7:30 and preaching service at 8:00. The public is Invited to all of these services. Albino R»Wn In Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA (UP)-A white robin with pink eyes lias bccom a pet In the home of Theodor Vlssman here. Vlssman rescued tional child. "Alble," as the Albino is called close from a, neighborhood cat that 90 1-4 chased him along the street while he was learning to fly. liistry in (his section. " I In tlie party were Judge James' Kennedy, who presided at tic , AAA staff, and J. D. Wcnzel, of the agriculture department's legal staff. They were accompanied by Claude Sradsher, Paragould, and O. D. Ml. Cardwell, Mo., members of the flnners code committee, and Joe Bertlg, John Card well, and Ike Wil-: cox. Pnragould glimers. and were mined at lunch here by C. C. Lang- i -ton and E. B. Gee. local sinners. I They went on to Memphis, where •' a hearing for Tennessee glnners,, similar to that held at Little Rock | earlier In the week, Is in progress today. Tlie final outcome of the controversy between glnners and the AAA over certain features of the proposed marketing agreement is un- orcdictable, Mr. Hisbfill sn id today. Tlie proposed code has the support 3f the glnners in most respects, but they feel that an agreement whloh closely limits their possible profit from the handling of bagging- and ties and cottonseed should also safeguard them against loss in the price of the actual ginning, the AAA has indicated willingness to recom-1 mend fair prices for ginning, but I not to make them mandatory. ' WASHINGTON, JUHP w. <up)~ 'Die Unlled aiutts ijovcnimcnl, mi umatour in liilHniiiilonal finance, 1ms oiil^p.isi'd tlu> wurhl's leading Hmmcliil vimls un,| mnde a .snuilll ti'iulhiK prollL—probably Krwrrtl hundred thousand—In Ihe llrsl two months operation of the secret »2.000.000,000 stiUlllmlloM fund, the United Press Icarm-il'exclusively to- ri uy. The stabilization fund, formed from dollar devaluation profits. Ills dun for Bill Helm. 111)1 absolutely refused tn „,.,. out nnd sweat through work i nec- cfiiiry lo ci>cun> llin required fen when IIP fell lib* hi' could line Ihr money ns wnll' >\s Hie dog. Hut did Hill kick his <ln|; out, because lii? couldn't pay the tux? Instead Helm, hus tried nboiil as uutuy illli'eivnt kinds of Jobs lo make ends meet as any- biwiy In town since the depression struck, decided to have lh= dog earn own tax. So Pill . rhnjrd up a banner adv.Tlliliif; loral service station, attached to Ills dog's back, and told him Hints Arms Purchases } Have Contributed to EC- \ \ onomic Difficulties. WASHING-TON, June 59. (UP)— ! Secretary of Rtuto cordell Hull to- •. <l:iy put, the bliunc for Germany's ( precnrloiLii nuances directly up to - : -, the policies of the Nazi regime In a LI sharply worded note.. . \'i Tlio nott!, witli a' franknesi un- f I usual in dlplomatlo exchanges, re- ' Icrrc<l to exleiulve recent "German - "" f "*" j . "LII lu IILS uux H uacic, ana tout mm r 7 — ^^—' ^Jtt*lt«^^* . D]n-rntlon April 27 as another h u go nut and earn his tax, tol ' 01 e n purchases of material sus- [' J'Vplf. nflllllllliiH^lt f/lll ulan *i._ I >*.l... . .__ . . ..'.' CDllblp r.f InUllat-u .HUM " no nnn f\t •'.- Hooiiovcll ndmtnlsirtillon step to ward seizing cnntrol over the world j value of tlie American dollar to fiirihrr (lie domestic recovery program, .- Tlie fund o|>crales under broad authority given to !3ecrclary ol Ihe Treasury Henry Morgenthau Jr. In Ihc current world monetary "poker game" (he American fund has been Biven wide powers to buy and sell silver and gold, foreign exchange, instruments of credit, and federal government and other securities. To avoid "tipping off" future American moves in n-c world monetary game, Secretary Morgenthau has surrounded the fund with secrecy. Although treasury officials refined to answer questions about operations, the United Press learned from unquestionable sources the following: I.—Dealings in gold, silver, foreign exchange and possibly a few .securities during the two months the fund has been in operation show hundred thousand dollars. . •!.— Less than 8200.600.000'of tlio fund has buen utilized to date, the vest, lying In the treasury In the form of about 1,600-tons of gold , bullion. .. ' - T Helm, recounted us >,onu.'lhlni{ of a tosui crier because of his vocnl activities In behalf nf local merchants, collected the dog'n |my and turned it over [o the city clerk for the tax. ftci pun taxpayers Will Take Formal Action Next Week on Redrafted Measure. Re-drafting of the proposed initialed county salary act for Mississippi county to conform with general sentiment expressed at a nlle'-date been set. The only mnterln With a four and a half year 6Cn- tnnce abend of him, Joseph W. Harrtman. former president of tlie wrecked Hnrriinaii N'ationnl Bank and Trusl Company, was a plctiiro ot dejection wlicn ho appeared, as shown here, oulsido the New York Herman Pollack Victim of Storm Near Caruthersville Yesterday , CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo. — Herman Pollack, 30. former on Ilie Cr.ute 1C community, wns Instantly killed Thursday afternoon about 2:30 when lightning struck him. Pollack was seated in the Llvjng room of his home with his wife and three crildren, waiting for rain to stop so he could go back to work, when (lie bolt struck the house. He was farming on the Prank Avis farm, three miles southeast of this city. A large hole was torn In the roof of the house, ami Mrs. Pollack, seated near her husband, was stunned. N'one of the children was hurt, nor was the house set afire. The boil was one of many experienced during a short, fierce electrical wind and rain storm in the Chute 18 community Thursday afternoon, lasting about an hour, Farmers of that neighborhood reported a heavy rainfall wns experienced, about the same as In Ca- I nithersville last Sunday, when 2 3-4 Inches fell in an hour. Start Work on Addition to Caruthersville Plant his morning is In be undertaken >y J. T. Coston- and ,C. E. Sul- enger, Osccola attorneys. The association this morning ndlcatcd that' It, would go on tec- urd as approving 4he,proposal when t is prcsentertlrrrev^euri'i'oim'iit a meeting iityt week nnd then offer It to qualified electors of the county In petition form lo have I placed on Ihc balloi. tor the November, general election. No def•••'"•-• for "the meeting has epllble r,t military use," as one of > • lie reasons for th* present finari- "•>:'.! clal distress. . . ••.-"' The communication was In reply ind refutation lo a German ex- ...., ilanallon at the moratorium on in- f ; ! x?rcst and principal payments of ' '.Icrmn tends held by American In- : restore. Hull took the German note apart, ' excuse by excuse, and found it "dls-' llnclly inadequate." Hull discussed the policies of Chancellor Adolf Hitler, which lie •'... blamed for the present state of af- I fairs. J "The asserted anxiety of the Oer-' man government to make every effort to meet <s oblgattons cannot. be proven by a mere display of lts : depleted balances, but must bo evidenced from an examination of the whole trend and operation of German policy," Hull said. . ' I'The narrow and exclusive connection which ttre German government seeks to establish between the payment of Its external obligations to American Investors and the state of the direct bilateral commodity trade .balance between the two-.'': countries seems to this government i a <iis(lnc»ly • inadequate approach • to tliq problem.". ' ••"..-'. 'T change to be proposed .In the salary act from he present set-up of salaries for county oftlcem is a sharp cut In the treasurer's pny. The new measure will propose a salary of $3.- iOO for the Ircnsurcr, with deputy lire to be paid by the treasurer and not the county. At present the treasurer [a on a fee basis with 55,000 as his limit, nnd has two deputies paid by the county Another change suggested drain hod brought"-GemXiTmancC"'.- to Us present condition was riot' 1 applicable to loans floated in trie i Unite dSlatcs. Tun united Slates', ;' he said, received no reparations, I and loans furnished by U. S. capital./! principally were used in rcconstruc- ! tlon and modernization. . . 1 This, he said, was "a voluntary i- course of action taken by a mature I Industrial and trading state whose ' past experience no doubt Indicated '1 the dangers of creating a situation j in which its capital market was ' subject lo great disturbing In f>i» > event of loss of confidence In its i affairs." | He said Germany was "no doubt ! aware that its policies have .creat- ' Anouier ciianitc suiruestcd wil i V.. p " •"»"••"=<"•provide for hiring of a commlss on ^rK ?",'" many ^,° f , the county employe to look alter rent- V I has <: x ' >rei ' K[1 ' Ee " ' n ' Ing and collection of rents on ™f !o « ,'^c conflicts and the prob jctiool sections in the county. Workers Organizations and Drum .and Bugle Corps Will Parade. Federal court. fie was fou;ul I CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. —Those Kullty on all 1 fl counts charging ' in charge expect (o begin laying misapplication of funris and falpi- i brick today for the side walls of ficzllrm of rrcnrd Horse Whipped WATERBURY. Oan. . | the addition lo the shoe factory : building, which Is being remodeled (to nt the needs of the Brown Shoe automobile and I* , oke the rortlntor. Rooieveh Siftu BiU Aiding Wir Widows *"" " ^ i ii'ii, AII;MTJ itnu UL'tili'J i lit" roniH' WASHINGTON, June » (OP)- headlight nnd dented a fender. President Roosevelt today signed the bill appropriating 14.000,000 > Thn bridal veil had its origin in to compensate widows and chil-1 the Ei*r. where mnnv women slill dren of persons who died wluta ! rro veiled clurlnr Ihe ereater narl recelvlnf monetary benefit* for dl«- nf their lives nnd where K husband abilities directly incurred In or Is not simtuscd In see his bride's aggravated by active military or face until after llic ceremony of naval service in the world war. ' tory to this city. DobMn «MI1 cnn lake it-and ,ive| Th^ bSing Is being enlarged » Whj-n MKs Flormcr- Drr-mk's 1 ; , rom Km ^ Mn fccl ^ |~ , mnh ,i, .,-,,rt n linrFC-drnwni^^^ ^ Hftvr/l rncnllfrt/^ *KAI- ... .. . . .- .-- — -_ ...^ machinery ...^ ....„ factory Is to bring here. The building will be ready for occupancy early In August. Pemiscot Jail on Federal Black List CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., June Imftrrlaee. CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., June I At the bcEfnninc- of tho World | 29.—Following a recent investlga- of tn Mr mnnth f—^<5^ > Wnr, nlfplnnes emild not fiv fn.?terl' ;on *>' federal officers, the Peml- ^™^3si£«4 ss,"^ 1 ^? ss'-.n", rir^^^-a^ttE service connected rc dirt orphans. aid tory" Missouri Jails. These Jails been condemned insofar M use for the incarceration of j federal prisoners Is concerned, ac- I cording to i bulletin by the justice ---:.—••• —-I open hl«i low clrxwj The Dunklln county tall, at Ken- 13.WO widows and;,Tulv GO 60 1-5 RR 3-< sa 3.4!nett, was also placed on the con- I Sept 62 1-4 62 6-8 60 1-2 $0 1-2 demned list. ',ul^: when Ihe war rndrd planes one ch,,d m n STit"S.g J3SS =«" ™ 5S^i"»" - For orphans |8 mon- Plans were being laid here to day by supporters of Howard need, candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor, to prepare for and secure a record crowd for Reed's appearance here Monday night to deliver an address on the courthouse lawn. Announcement was made that .\fr. Reed's speech, at 7 o'clock, would be preceded by n parade tlirough Ihc business section of Die city by his backers. Prominent In the parade will be representatives of local labor organizations, It was stated, with the United League of Fanners and Workers taking a leading part. This organization nnri others will erect a platform on the courthouse lawn and provide benches and place chairs lo seat a large crowd. The parade Monday night will be headed, by the drum nnd bugle corps of Ihe Dud Cason post of thl American Legion. When Reed arrives at Osceola earlier Monday for an address at 2 o'clock in the afternoon he wil be met by several truck loads ol laborers and workmen from Bly- Ihcvllle labor organizations who will participate in a parade ai Osceola. The group of workmen will also distribute campaign literature for the gubernatorial candl date. nunai ciuiQ. rw orpnans $8 mon-. f., . thly will be paid to their guardians. \ LlUCOfrn Cnrn - ble reduction of Germany's capac- to transfer." Little Vice-President of State Auto Dealers Tom A. Llltlc of the Shouse- -ittlc Chevrolet company of this :ity was elected vice-president of :he newly organized Arkansas Automobile Association, Inc., at Mttlc Rock, Wednesday. L. C. Carglle, Texarknna, was elected president of the association, with J. B. Carter, Little Rock, secretary, and O. A. Cook. Little Rock, treasurer. Seven vice-presidents were named, one from each of seven dls- irict associations affiliated with he stale organization. Mr. Little is vice-president of the northeast Arkansas group, known as the Trl-State Dealers association." He and A. H. Abemathy, Jonesboro, and M. Y. Scott, Helena, are the directors for this group. Polke Hold Barbecue City officers held a barbecue at Walker's park late yesterday, attended by city and county officers, city officials, and a number of out of town guests, Including railroad special agents. A plentiful supply of barbecued veal was on hand with "Red" Atkins as the leading provider and master of ceremonies of preparation. WEATHER Arkansas—Partly cloudy tonight and Saturday. Memphis and vicinity—Fair tonight, Saturday scattered thundershowers. Continued warm. The maximum temperature here A circus elephant, on a loafing yesterday was 98, minimum 73, diet, will cat 5 pounds of bran, 10 partly cloudy with .15 of an Inch pounds of oats, 60 pounds of hay, i rain .according to Samuel F. Norris, and 40 pounds of legumes dally, official veather <•>*""•••' .

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