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BUTHEVILLE COURIER VOLUME XXXVII—NO. 270. THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI BlytheviJle Daily News Blytheville Courier Blyttieville Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHKVJLLE, ARKANSAS, MONDAP, FEBRUARY 10, 1M1.' SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS. Four Hurt In Wreck At Cooter CUTS RELATIONS WITH Consider New Concession To Aid Measure To Insure Big Majority WASHINGTON, Feb. 10. (UP) — Administration senate leaders considered making: new concessions to British-aid bill opponents, today in mi effort to insure a whopping senate majority for passage within three, weeks. The administration was assured of a 13 to 10 majority on the senate foreign relations committee and -was trying to convert Sen. Wallace H. White, Jr., R., Me. Healings End Tomorrow The Qommittee ends 13 days of public hearings tomorrow with Wendell 'L. Willkie, 1940 Republican presidential candidate, as the last supporting witness. Opponents of the bill conclude seven days of testimony today witn , fhfi ,„,_,. pnH • f « i , * n * Kathleen Norris. novelist; Presi- l "f rtl< £ ! ? * of , ? ialge f^ler truck dent Joseuh fin-ran nf thA rm'* d " to have been Parked without flent Joseph Cuuan ot the CIOs ]lghts> demolishine the automobile N T o highway accidents interrupted week-end traffic in Mississippi County and Southeast Missouri, but a Cooter. Mo., youth was near death today in the Blytheville Hospital and his -three companions were in the same hospital with injuries resulting from an automobile mishap in Cooter early Saturday night. . Charles Chism, 20, was barely alive after suffering a fractured skull, broken arm, lacerations and possible other injuries. Others injured were: Geraldine Davis, 18, Cooter, employed by a Cooter school, broken thigh just above the knee. Imogene Davis. 15, sister of Geraldine, a high school student at Cottonwood 'Point, Mo., broken thigh just above the knee. James (Red) Carruthers, 19, Steele, Mo., broken collar-bone. Happened On Narrow Sireet The accident occurred on a narrow street in Cooter when the car, into Fire In Dallas Flophouse KilH 10! National Maritime Union, and the Rev. Edward Lodge Curran c:f Brooklyn. Former President John L. Lewis of the Congress of Indus- ( trial Organizations .and District Attorney Thomas E. Dewey of New York .have been tentatively scheduled, but Republicari members said it was unlikely .that either, could .appear. The house passed the bill with only minor amendments late Sat- urday'by a 260 to 165 vote. Senate leaders said there would be not more than 30 senate votes against the bill; the opposition declined to estimate. its strength. States His Views Willkie, just back from an inspection tour of war-time -England .;and t a talk with Its leaders, including-1 King George VI, said in I ; ;Kew^iXDrk"Tfiat''' t ir ; we~ "give-aid;^' Britain, we are likely- to stay out of war, while, if we do hot give aid to Britain, we shall probably become involved in war." He will support the bill, but his proposals for .modification may point the way for the 'administration to" win further '.Republican . votes. Willkie may; talk wijh Republican leaders today about',their amendment suggestions. • •• - _'•-.-"•' Willkie • returned to trie .United States the same day-.that British and throwing one of the girls out of the machine. The truck was owned by Claude Jones, well-known farmer of near Cooter. who operates the Lakeland EMRIEKES.OF WHLKIE TO BE Heroic Dallas. Tex, fireman makes second story rescue of badly burned transient sleeping, in Salvation Army barracks wheje nine died on*. than, 25. were critically injured.-(NEA telephoto)' "' " - there. Frank Brooks, truck driver,, had just parked the truck and prone into a nearby house, according to reports. The four young: people were en- route to Cottonwood Point. The boys Had just left the home of the injured girls' parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. Q. Davis. Mr. Davis owns a grocery store at Cooter. Two of the injured. Chism and Geraldine Davis, were taken by car to Steele by Ralph Rushing:, who lives at Cooter. Rushing said lhe truck was parked almost directly In fyont of; his home arfche -, was; &st.j;tojreach -the:scene - nf f ^° '' o/v -' •cideht after hearing"^*: crash!"' •-• Brought Here In Ambulance An ambulance' brought the pair to Blytheville Hospital, where physicians said Chism had. lost at least'"two pints of blood." He was barely breathing and his condition remained critical early this afternoon. . / -,-_._ ., ttw Tmogrene Davis was- taken to w °uld ask 'the legislatures who have \ Qf Walls Hospital, then transferred to | old ' a £e pension bills before che I " the,, other hospital; so that' ''she °~ v —' •---•-•••'could be near her sister. Carruthers Drops Dead He Sings Urges 'Legislators With Old' A*e Pension Rill* Tn ' . S J EELE - Mo - Feb - 10.-Aftc-r ex- ri b c i enMOn DlllS 1O tending an invitation to congre?a Consolidate Them Uon Tnembers to to congre?a- the church} T. A. Davis, 65, an elder of ' _ _ . LITTLE. ROCK, Feb 10 (UP)- Ch " rch " oi " cllris t here ' for' 18 years Governor Adklns 'said' today he f .member of • the church since tuua> nc song. Prime Minister Winston Churchill C01j . 1 a_ be. near'her sister.'Carruthers svas appealing, to America by • ra-! ar ".y ed aftL \ the -hospital after re- clio for 1 material aid and proinis~'^ eivln ? ftrst ald treatment at .-. • • . • . __ ^ <;r»n!(3f ing that "the gallant armies" of the United, States .were not. .needed— "not, .this year, not next. year. nor any other year ' that I can foresee." , • • , ; .--...• Congressional reaction toChurcli- i'l's address was the 'same as the line-up on the pending bill— sup- pcrte~s praising it as "reassuring" and "magnificent;" opponents challenging his declaration about not needing troops. Recalls World War Sen. Burton K. Wheeler, D.. Mont., leader of the senate opposition, said that before IT. S. entrance into the \ World War the Allies said "they wanted only material aid from us— not men . . . . But we wen k i in, didn't we?" "If we aren't going to send American boys abroad why are we buying 4,500,000 identification tags and why are we buying 1.500.000 caskets?" he asked. Sen. Carter Glass, D.. Va.. who favors a declaration of war against Germany by this country, likod Cooter. Tom Chism; 39-year-old father of the Chism youth, gave-a blood transfusion early Sunday morning to aid "In his son's battle for life. Many pel-sons from Cooter and General Assembly to meet and 1 ^- collapsed ^suddenly as he sang consolidate their measures Into one.'! and ^ as clea f 1 when fellow- church'-"Every bill that-has ben oMffer- memt ""'s reached, .him. ^Physicians; ed has.-good'•points," Adkius said, a aId death was-_due to* apoplexy, . "but with each • legislator pulling i Mr. Davis was', born at Parsons, for his own bill, none of them will 1 Texas, June 13,'^ 1875 and was : ' be terestcd Describe To Committee "Most 'Stimulating •Experience In My Life" NEW YORK. Feb. 10. (UP)— Wendell L. WUlkle Roes to Wash- IiiKton tonight to tell the Senate Foreign RfHUlon.s Committee about "the most stiinulfting experience In my life." He returned yesterday from a whirlwind inspection tour of Great Britain. Willkie told Interviewers that he is firmly convinced that for the United States to give aid U> Grrtt Britain would be likely to keep this Country out of war. while to withhold aid would probably Involve us in war. British Want No Men He heard in Great Britain "no talk nt all suggesting, expecting or anticipating that the United States should become an active participant In the war. "What the British desire from, us is not men, but materials and equipment." Willkie revealed that he had spent between eight and' 10 hours discussing, all phases of Britain's war problems with Prime Minister Winston '^Churchill,.' Clement. R. Attlee, lord privy -seal; Anthony Eden, foreign; minister; and Lord BeaverbroQki^minister of aircraft productioni v> Her-was ."greatly Impressed" by. Church Ill's ability. ' Shows. Interest in Bill • Wililcie^.showed much interest in the lease-lend, bill, the principles of which he is expected to upHold;.;before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee tomorrow. . "Apparently the IssuV is being drawn by some on the basis of-wpr or no iwar, 1 ' he ysaid, jiqmmenting other" \vords,; trie 'bppbrieri'tsTdf "alJ to Britain are saying that if the United States gives aid-to Britain, we may become involved ' In war, while If we do hot give aid -to Britain, we can;:remain at peace. '•That' is • a- -wholly--'Unrealistic '-statement : of; the "Issue; As a mat-: ter of fact,."lii my .judgment, if,we do'-give aid' to Britain- we are'likely to stay out of-war, while if we do hot-give aid "to Britain, we shall probably ••become involved hi' war." .Willkie .'said he had talked, to represeritatiyea of every social and economic group,;and that nowhere he found the. spirit of defeat- Action Taken As Nazis Mass Troops; Germans Ease Pressure On-.Vichy VplY, France. Fob. 10.«~ — * LONDON Wpifi Steele, friends' of the Injured and that can b& passed." hls own bill, none of them will J Texas, June 13, 1875 and was,' had-he'found the. spirit of defeat- passed. I want all of those in-j married to Miss Dora Rlggs there i ls ' m - The "man- on the street," he Bested'In such legislation to ar-! July 13.' 1902. Soon afterward, they' ~ w - cvbtsU' a/German attempt range a conference and draft the moved .to Steele;'where Mr. Davis I at invasion shortly, but lie is pre- hp*t foafm-oc nf Q ™u KMI .,,^ — operated a cafe and the Steele bus! P^red to meet it and convinced H best. features of each bill Into one their families, spent Saturday night and most of Sunday at the hospital. : ' • Burdette Resident Is Buried Sunday Afternoon John Hamock, 51, died at his. home at Burdette late Saturday! night. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Luxora Assembly of God. church, conducted by Rev. W. A. Ward, pastor. forming to a killing exient in rich the address and said: 'it's a damned sight better ar-vone in the senate will make against the lend -lease New York Cotton Mar. May .l-tlv Oct. Dec. Jan. prev. o^en hieh low close close 1035 1039 1036 1039 1037 1034 1037 1034 1037 10^3 1G22 1025 1022 1025 1023 974 971 968 975 973 971 974 971 972 976 973 970 974 971 968 Neir Orleans Cotton prev. open high* low close close Mar. . 1039 1041 1039 1042 IfMO M-> v . 10-3R 10W 1038 1039 1037 1027 1098 1026 1028 1026 Adkins met with -the legislative committee of the County Judges Association' today, but he did not say what- the group had discussed. Frost Is Endangering Florida's Winter Crops Ga., Feb. 10 (UP)— Sub-freezing temperatures extended deep into Florida today but windy may have kept frost from Survivors include the wife, Mrs. Mandy Hamock; three sons, Henry. Raymond and John, all of Burd- citrus and vegetable groves, according to observations recorded at the Atlanta .lirport weather bureau. ette; a daughter, Alma. Hamock. At 4:3 ° a - m., readings of be- Burdette; t\vo brother. • Oscar i low 32 degrees were reported as far Hamock, Rosa, Ark., and Clarence south ** I>aytona Beach and the Hamock. Lightfoot, Ark.," and '-three sisters, Mrs. Jimie Brawner. Luxora; Mrs, Nanie Watkins. Ripley. Tenn., and Florence Priest, Tver- son, Cal. Hanna Funeral Home was in charge. entire "ridge" section of Central Florida hovered on the fringe of freezing. However, the tender winter vegetable fields in the muck- lands of southeastern Florida seem- The Hunts Realize Value Of Friend As Fire Ruins station, for many years before re 1 | wil1 bc -turned' back, tiring from business and moving to a farm near here. His sister. Miss Drui-illa Davis, who had made her home, with Mr. and Mrs. Davis, died here last Dec. 15 of apoplexy. Funeral" services will be held at the church at' 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, conducted by Eider Thomas C. Whitficld of Searcy. Ark. Burial will be at Mount Zion Cemetery. Survivors include the' wife; two daughters. Mrs. Lillian Woods, Portagsville, Mo., and Mrs. Vivian Albritton, Steele; a son, Irby Davis, Steele; two brothers. J, H. Davis, Climax, Tex., and P. G. Davis, Steele. and five grandchildren. (UP.) —iUnconfirmed rumors circulated today that Germany had abandoned its attempt, to 'bring Pierre Laval back into the Vichy government and was prepared to seek "another solution" to the Franco-German impasse. What this other solution might be was not indicated and there wrus no continuation that German attempUs to obtain Marshal Pe- tnln's consent to the reinstatement of Luvul had come to an end. / Darlim Going Forward However, Jor the moment. Admiral Francois Darltm WHS goln;i forward actively in reorganizing the government with Petain's np- provnl In his hew post of vice premier and foreign minister. Pierre Etlenne Flnndin, resigned foreign minister, prepared to go to the Riverla tomorrow und further :nbinet changes this week are exacted, it Is believed that Interior Minister Marcel Peyrouton will leave and possibly two other min- 'sters. II was understood that there still was no actual assurance that the Germans would reopen ' talks with Dar'lan. retain Ignores Nazi Hookup ... By rejecting Laval's terms for his co-operation and giving Darlan, in addition to the navy ministry, the posts which Lavul Had held before his full from ..grace, Petain had Ignored the • implication that Germany was behind Laval and that n deadlock in Qerinan- Prench relations, always potentially dangerous, would continue unless Laval got his way. Italian Outposts Feel Force Of Smashing British Attack Column CAIRO. Fob. 10. (UP)—A new British column smashed into Eritrea from the north and today wtis reported by the Middle Bust" high command to have occupied Knro- nx, close to the Red Sen, mid Mer- su Tnclai In north central Eritrea, Meantime triumphant British dc.sert forces were believed to htivc smashed Into Trlpolltanin—west- ernmost point of Libya—In a headlong dnsh toward Tripoli. There were last reported officially nt El Aghella, lo miles fro mthe Tripo- litnnian frontier and about 475 miles, from Tripoli. The new British force drove over the frontier between Sudan and northern Eritrea and appeared . to be pushing' a wedge into Eritrea, possibly with the intention of eventually joining with British troops which hnve driven 150 miles Into Eritrea from the west. ' • .- : If the new drive from the north is being made In force It might threaten the Italian defenders of Eritrea with a ptncher .movement, squeezing them between the frontal assault from the west and the flank attack :irom the north. The Middle East SomumucL re- LONDON, Feb. 10.< (UP) —Great Britain -. broke off diplomatic relations- with Rumania today and it; was reported that Germany, has massed hundreds of thousands of troops ready for Balkan action including '-"a stream of "technicians" now said to be flowing into Bulgaria. Reliable quarters said that the British action was lake.n because a new stream of Nazi troops ha¥ started to move into Rumania, reinforcing the 200,000 estimate already-there. Troops Arc Massed -H was said that In addltion-lq the 200,000 troops In Rumania;' Germany has massed between 400,000 and 500,000 troops near the Slovukinn frontier ready for movement Into Rumania. - ; In addition, reports stated, Ger-' many ..is sending, a flow of "technicians" Into Bulgaria, possibly the advance (jimrcl of a major force to be dlsptvtched later. These developments, it was said, led the British government to decide to break on" relations with Income tax and other Federal Internal Revenue tax refunds made to Araknsans during -the 1940; fiscal year Included --several Mississippi County refunds, -'treasury reports revealed hi; Washington';today. . ; •Refunds' went to. Molllo Speck, $2,115; J. M. Speck and'06., $1,619, and a'capital'stock refund of $1,045 was paid to J.M. Speck and Co,, all of Frenchman's Bayou. . . Processing' tax refunds .of . $500 and more ..included-,. $1,108 to J. Welnberg of Leachville. ; A flag is unfurled when open. •urhd when drawn up Into close about the staff. Doctors Puzzled Over Illness Of John Faust A former Blytheville man Is clrt- ically 111 in a Cincinnati hospital, friends learned today. • • John Faust, 21-year-old former employe of Kroger's store here, who left Blytheville Jan. 15 to visit a sister, Mrs. Douglas Harris, and to finish high school at Fort Thomas, Ky., had worked here for a year after coming from Tennessee. It was learned that Faust was found unconscious last Monday morning in Cincinnati. He still had not regained consciousness Sunday, friends reported, and physicians wete puzzled as to his Illness. He is at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. The Atlanta airport weather station reported light northwest winds at most central Florida points, which would prevent heavy frost from forming if they continued through the early morning. Smudge pot, activity was also, ex- John Foster Turns Detective To Solve Fatal Shooting Here Super-sleuthlng by Officer John Poster of the Blytheville police department solved a fatal shooting . - _ ... Saturday night before anyone even last night, "every available, knew a negro, found dead at a man" was reported being rushed j street intersection in Robinson ad- Friends of Mr. and Mrs. Roland Hunt proved line today. . .. ow Fire destroyed the home occu- j smudge pots. Strawberry pied by the Hunts on North Sixth in the Lakeland area covered their i y-"~ ""•"I""" .** ' rtiea toverea tneir \ a ^cad negro had been Into ihe orange groves to tend dition. had been killed by a bullet. -i smudge pots. Strawberrv erowers ™r<~ u.^ . . ,-v^*. July Oct. Dec. Jan. 979 972 960 978 972 972 980 974 971 979 971 970 Chicavo Wheat Or>en Hteh Low Close May 82 1-2 82 5-8 81 1-2 81 5-8 Sept. 76 3-8 76 3-4 75 5-8 75 1-2 Chicago Corn Open High Low. Close street at 8 p.m. Sunday as they were attending services at the First Baptist Church. Congregation members contributed $60 and city fire department members added S10, following" the bla2e that apparently started from an over-heated coal stove. Neighbors and friends contributed household goods and food and clothing today. Mr. Hunt has sold hot tamales here for many years. Fire Chief Roy Head said damage was approximately $1,000. The house was owned by Mrs. Estill Stewart, of near Blytheville. The ender nlar tender plants . pine-straw and that . He paper to ward off the predicted freeze. to be Dick Sanders, 42* ex-soldier of Wynne who Miss Cutler Employed ,w". — ~« <,w»v.»^ ! came to town 45 minutes before • he was shot and killed at 7:30 o'clock, accompanying a negro basketball team from Wynne to a In Revenue Office Here! basketball ' game here al lhe Ar ~ mory. loca offices and Slate A -new clerk was on duty in the ! .. oca , oce ; s , an lae °: ce of thP Ariran CQ c o^t B a v« ! Iceman Gene Dickinson awaited h ^ office of the Arkansas State nue office today. District Revenue B. Stout - H ' Sto ' at the CRy Ha o or0 ^ - ' ' y , 'vail, Officer Foster decided to scout A '' the to see if an when firemen arrived, less than i** M*"** .lAlJ^il .A-fW TT. ^^»ww\^ • - w — -». *•» * « * *^V*) AVxtTO Wlfc{*LA May 61 3-4 61 5-8 61 1-4 61 1-4 two minutes aiter-ttie olaie- was, S«pt. 61 1-2 61 6-8 61 61 1-4 reported . Mary Virginia, Cutler-replaced ."Mrs.; At the second house, occupied Cora Lee Dark, former clerk, ef-, by Will Walker,- 49-year-old. negro fective today. j ex-soldier .wffo draws a government Mrs. Dark has taken a. position pension, Foster knocked on the with the. Farm^ Security , T door "and -walked in "when Walker ^ traflon at 1 Pwagould, Ark.' ""^" " { dAlied ""Cone- In." ;. owning u door, Foster discovered a bullet hole through the glass pane. "What's going on around here?" Foster queried. "I shot him." the negro was quoted by Foster as .saying. "He came to the door and knocked and I told him to come In. He kept shaking the door and yelled. 'Give me that money, give me that money.' I got my pistol and shot through the door." The negro, who said he was ill with influenza, was back In bed and had locked the door when Foster returned after going outside to bring In Police Chief Ed Rice, Dickinson and a Courier News re- High Court Reverses Judgment For Injuries LITTLE ROCK, F-eb. 10. (UP)— The Arkansas Supreme Court today reversed and dismissed a $3,000 judgment, granted John Bogey by the Desha County Circuit Court. The lower court awarded Bogay the judgment to compensate for .njurles received while he was In the employment of the Barton Mansfield company. The higher court said Bogey's Injuries resulted from his own negligence and wore not the fault of the company. FSA Director Accepts High Agriculture Post LITTLE ROCK, Feb. 10. (UP.)— T. Roy Reid, regional director for Jpocted. ie; ujporv-Italijin '' the soutnernf frontier ''of 1 Ethiopia where' South African troops were reported to have "pushed in 50 miles from the frontier, capturing a quantity of war materials. the likelihood of imminent military developments In the Balkans. "The German high command - is- building up in Rumania," an ofn-. cinl statement said, "all elements' of an expeditionary force and has- concentrated at various strate:ical- points large quantities of munitions, oil and fuel. British Minister Leaves Sir Reynold Hoare, British mini istcr fcd Bucharest, has .demanded -his passports and soon--will leave Romania with his siaflt, l^was re- ,. vealed. „_., /^ r ^^ ~^, : , The most .likely .German move, * it was believed, would be a thrust toward the highly, strategical area of Salonika t in Greece. Such an attempt coulci be made across Bulgaria or across Yugoslavia. . ' ',-'A German army ,at 'Salonika would be an Immediate threat to Turkish control of the Dardanelles and .Immediately would raise the ' question of Turkish participation in the war on Britain's side. Expect Jonesboro CAA Representative To Sign Contract This Week A contract v.'as drnwn lodny by the America R- Legion, lessee of the Blytheville airport from the City Council, and will be signed this week by Virgil W. Russell, Jonesboro, district .representative for the Civil Aeronautics Authority, for sub-leasing: J the ;porl to Russell. G. R. Carter, Uud Cii-son Legion post commander, said Mr. Russell contracts for CAA training schools in this section of Arkansas, and will detail a flying Instructor here. The Instructor will give private lessons and will train CAA .students here- Carter said work will begin Immediately to place new markers at the field and to renovate the airport's hangars and other b\uld- ing.s. A contract will be made with ., -_, _, , •••£>.;. it v^uii^i.in. n in ut liiauc n itii the Farm Security Administration. an unnamed man to remove 30 aas accepted a position as assistant to the Secretary of Agriculture, .* v/as announced today. Reid has directed agricultural activities in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi since 1935. A successor to Reid probably will be .lamed In Washington soon. Workers Receive Checks From Postmaster Sunday Postmaster Ross Stevens did a good turn yesterday that earned nim the thanks of lamost 200 WPA workers of Mississippi County, Chickasawba district. Checks of the workers arrived from Little Rock Saturday night, and Instead of holding them until today, the postmaster issued the checks yesterday morning. acres of hay from the field, he said. George Disinger, Blytheville aviation mechanic, will be in charge of the hangar and all mechanics at the airport, and will sell aviation gasoline under supervision of the Legion, Carter said. Five "Cub" training: planes were brought here Saturday by Russell and his associates from Jonesboro. At least two planes will be left nere for use In training flying .students. peated. Sanders was shot through the right shoulder as he apparently had his left hand on the door knob. The bullet penetrated a lung and he died after stumbling: approximately 100 feet to the street intersection. A skeleton key was found near the body. Walker was placed in the county jail, pending further Investigation. Livestock Hogs, 20.000—19.000 salable. Top, 8.00 170-230 Ibs. 7.85-7.90. 140-160 Ibs., 7.00-7.60. Bulk sows, 6.60-7.15. Cattle, 5,000—4,500 salable. Steers, 11.50. , Slaughter steers, 7.50-H.25, Butcher, yearlings, 8.00-10.00. Slaughter heifers, 7.00-12.25 . Beef cows, 6,00-7.00. Stock Prices A T & T 163 5-8 Am Tobacco : 70 5-8 Anaconda Copper .' 24. 1-8 Beth Steel 87 5-8 Chrysler 66 1-4 i'Cities Service 43-8 Coca Cola 99 I General Electric 33 1-4 General Motors 45 j Int Harvester 50 ! Montgomery Ward 361-2 |,N Y Central 13 ]>2 | North Am Aviation .. 15 Packard .. 3 Phillips 36 1-4 Heart Attack Claims Life Of John S. Hughes •A heart attack at midnight Friday was fatal to John S. Hughes, 55, at his home at Armorel. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. today at the Anticch church near Halls, Tenn., with burial In Ant lech cemetery. ~< Mr. Hughes was born in Tennessee and lived there until com? hig to Armorel four years ago. .'' Survivors include five sons, N. H. and Raymond Hughes, both of Armorel; Mallie Hughes, Caruth- crsville-..'' and Harry and Zellie Hu?hes. bath of . Halls, Tenn; --a daughter, Mrs. Sybil Beard, Hous- tcn, Tex.; three brothers, Tom, William and Henry Hughes, all of Athens, Ala., and two sisters, Mrs. Mary Gray, Naples. Tex., and Mrs. Neliie Heard, Omaha. Tex. 1 Hanna Funeral Home was 'in charge. Manila Child Dies Suddenly At Home James Carl Ledford, 15-montlis- old and the only child of Mr..and Mrs. Carl Ledford of• Manila,-died suddenly at 8 p-m. Saturday" after his parents put him to bed. ; The parents said he apparently was well when they left his rooiri^ and had been playing only a few moments earlier. They said, they heard the boy make a noise and entered hts room. When they reached him he was dead. ^ Funeral services were held at the Cobb Funeral Home chapel Sunday morning, conducted -by Rev. Denuison of Manila. Burial was at Sandy Ridge Cemetery. U.S. Weather Forecast Radio ... 43-8 Republic Steel 19 1-4 " O '*"n~v Vacuum Studebaker .. ... Standard Oil N J Texas. Corp Cutters <k low 'cutters, 4.50-5,75, U;,s"Steel...... 9 7 3-4 38 7-8 37 1-8 62 7-8 BLYTHEVILLE — C 1 0 u d y and warmer; tonight. Lowest tempera- lure about 30. Tuesday, cloudy and warmer. ARKANSAS— Cloudy and warmer tonight. Tuesday, warmer 'in east portion. y cloudiness and .not .^ief cold . temperature;; '^ and warmer jr tent li?nt rains.' ture-,'80".:. .v: :: . -. i • . V -s ^ , ^ ' .

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