The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 23, 1936 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 23, 1936
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST M!S<?OllHT ' - r ^~~- " f '^ VOL. XXXIH—NO. 102 Blj'tlievllle Courier Blythevllle Herald Blylheville Daily News Mississippi Valley Lender BI-YTHRVl],l,E,_ARKANSAS, WKDNKSUAV, S1NGU-3 COPIES PIVK CENTS CRISIS KILLING OF JAP SAILOR ov Pick .of Mississippi Vail Stables Will Compete at Couiily Fair FLIGHT DF The running and harness races and the horse show bid fair to prove the outstanding attractions at the first .Mississippi County pair, to be held at, the new fairgrounds here, Sept. 20 to Oct. 4. Approximately 100 horses, about 35/of which have already arrived, •will participate in Ihc races and about 100 entries are expected for the horse show. . f r 1 If the horse show is the event 1-XCnailgC that is expected it will attract the largest group of show horses displayed at any horse show In the Mid-South this year, outside of the larger cities, with the exception of the Clarksdale, Miss., show. A total of $1,250 In prize money, besides ribbons and three trophies' Rebsl Aimy Near Toledo Ity United Press The Madrid government fought with Us luck to the wall today und Its existence wis pravrfy endangered by tlie relentless drive of the revolutionary troo]« und air forte toward Toledo. 1 The rebels were wHIiin 12 miles of^'oledo. One report fnim Burgos said their advance, troops ul- ready hud entered tlwi city and were fighting in the .streets. - STRIKE TELLS STORK Calls Ring Again in Memory 'Veteran' Describes Sirike! Brea'kinw Methods To Senate Committee Control Appears Likely as Government Leaders Meet PARIS, Sept. 23 (UP)—The continued gold drain on Bank of France, which has pleted reserves to a five-year low, Smith, J. A. Leech, H. H. chins and L. C. D. Young is in charge of the show, with Mr. Smith and Mr. Nash actively En charge. Three Cujw Offered The horse show will begin on Thursday night, Oct. 1, and continue through Sunday afternoon, Oct. 4. The loving cup for' tlie walking horse winner has been donated by Orgill Brothers of Memphis. Tenn., the cup for Ihe besl 5-gnited horse by H. S. Caywood and Sons of North Middlctou, Ky.. horse breeders and judges of national repute, the loving cup for the ladies roadster class by c. W. Afflick of this city, and ribbons and prize money for the ladies horsemanship class by H. H. Houchins, also of this city. For the various events 'durin? (!ie several.days of the horse'BH'D* ., ,the,temporayj- foiic«'.a]ol*?.llie track ,"T5ropcr7In"front of the grandstand will be moved back into the infield and the track proper closed off at the curves on each side to make a minialtiire track for exhibition of the show horses. It will be well lighted for the night even Is. The half-mile track has been the subject of much favorable comment by horsemen who have already arrived here. They have pronounced ' | French officials today and Intensified reports that nn exchange-control was imminent. Premier Leon Blum conferred with Vincent Aurlol, finance minister, Charles Sptnasse, minister ol national economy, and M. V. Baumgarlner. director of (he movement of funds. The .currency situation was aggravated by the report of Uie League of Nations financial committee, recommending gold bloc nations adjust their currencies lo levels where prices would be brought into line with those in sterling and dollar areas. Meantime the gold'exodus continued unabated. It was estimated that France thisWeek would J ditionnl ose gold to the amount of around | ers. 540,080,250. . . '.Tbjit. loss .would bring the'total I WASHINGTON, Kept. 23 (UP) — E. J. McDade, self-described vet-: cian strike breaker, told the sen-1 lite civil liberties committee to-] dny bow live steam wns turned I on striking workers and fences! were charged willi liiijh iciuionl electricity resulting in electrocution of one worker. Appearing before the committee liimrirint; Into violation "of civil rght.s' of workers. McDadc said he was a strike breaker for Railway Audit and Inspection) ctmpany ajid obtained much ex-' peilence in 'what he described .._ as the 'rotten" business white the I working for Pearl Bergoff, self- de-! sly led kiiia of the strike breakers. A simitar tale was . told the committee by Sam Cohen, 2Gli- V'ound slrike breakin who readily connrmeii thai he wius an alumnus of Sing Siny prhion and Atlanta penitentiary. McDndc, reciting his story in a the track as the best new half- mile track they have ever seen, it is staled. The track, with its clay surface, is being groomed carefully to keep it in tip top condition for the running and harness races. As for the horse show Prank Po- (iesla of Memphis. Tenn., will act as ringmaster and E. C. Slayton, Dyersburg, Tenn., will be announcer. The announcements be made through a public address system or sound truck. Walking Champion Coming Among the horses entered in the champion I't JIBE JOET, Roosevelt and Al Smith Will Compete Over Radio WASHINGTON, Sept, 23 (UP) —President KooscveH anil Alfred H., Smllh will spenk over national radio networks nt the same hour October I, it wns revealed today. 1 •• Washington officials of broadcasting firms said both were scheduled lo speak at 0 p. in. In addition Frank Kilos, Republican vice-presidential -candidate, will ulso be on the air. . Mr. Roosevelt will speak from Pittsburgh over Ilio Columbia Broadcasting System nnd the red NEW YORK, Sept. •>;< (UP)— lu ' lwo ''k of the National Hroael- tli'nalor Joseph T. Robinson of cnsl hi|! company. Smith will talk Arkansas Imliiy challenged Oov.l fl ' om N(nv Voi ' k OI 4' over the blue Alf. M. Liiiuion lo explain thc' N - "• Ci network, "Inconsistencies" of Ids farm pro-' Republican tay bene- Ciles Promises of 'Farm, Relief Cash, Balanced Budget, Lower Taxes lo\v and hesitant voice, displayed a blackened eye and a heavily bandaged itiht hand, lie did not e:-:.i!ain how he received the injuries, deplete, with gory details drawn from experiences In broking strikes in virtually every part, of the. connLry, McUnde told lio.v strike breakers frequently employed bruinl tactics in order to stir up move trouble nnd thus bring about employment, of ad- uards and strike Ijrcnk- Bii>- .'.in.| Stirring memories of bugle calls'sounded n half century apart wore rekindled for Gen. Harry Hence 01, of Nashville. Tcnn., co'ii- miitHier-in-chiei of . the Confederate veterans, left, und 1'ercy L. Smith, of Chicago, right, ns the two 'met at the American Legion national convcnllun in Cleveland. The veterans of two wars Inspecting the bugle won the 11)3! busline the first of mind $131,675,000. Gold holdings -or the Dank are now ; below $:i.423,550,000, Uie lowest In luore than, live years. Services at Dell'Today for Mrs. Ida Stevens Labor Head Addresses American Legion Today PUBLIC HALI,, Cleveland, Sept. 23 (UP)—William Green, president of the American Federation of La- . bor, today boomed an overture of I held Ibis afternoon at the Metho- Mrs. Idn Stevens, nbonl (18, mother ol C S. Stevens of tins c!ty aiKl J. M. Stevens of th'.: l.'ell community, died at Tuhvilcr. Miss., yesterday. Mrs. Stcveiis w:is veil knov,n here, Inlying formeily made her home at Dell. She had bee-i making her home with n daughter at Tuiwiler . i-eceiiily. Funeral services were to bu coinino'n accord with the American <h'st church at Dell, Legion on principals abroad and at home at the Legion's 18th annual convention. Green warned "we must not b»- i arrangements come involved in a foreign war In 1 which we have no direct interest. inlcr- ment to be made at Elmwooc: cemetery. The Cobb F-.nieral Home is In charge of funeral show Is Harvest Moon, walking horse of America, owned by fiabun Jones of Ilollandale. Miss. Another famous entry is "Broadway Bill," owned bv Verne Yoimgblood. Other horsemen from Tennessee Mississippi, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky and Oklahoma have entered horses or have signified their intention of entering animals in the contest for 51,250 In prize money in addition to the trophies and ribbons. "Included in this group, and in -some instances the horses they will show, are: Carter Stables. Shelby, Miss- Mrs. Roy Shaw, Dyersburg, Teiui • E. C. Slayton, Dyersburg; Paul Henderson, Jackson, Tenn.; Miss Pauline Landis, Nashville, Tenn • Miss Ida Nelle Monroe, Dyersburg-' J. T. McLcmore and Sons, Humboldt, Tenn.; s. n. Auston, Tiptonville. Tcnn.; John C. Jackson and Kelley Markham, Tiplonville- Boss Jones, Dyersburg; George, Stein. Shelby; Harold Council Greenville, Miss., K | low | lto tne fn _' mous "Ruddy Allen"; Jack Slayden, Holly Springs, Miss. The champion boy rider of horse shows ill this section, seven-year- old Rip Woodard of Shelby, astride •Yellow-jacket,"; j. B . Ward. Shelby; Prank Pode-stti, Den Howell; \v. I,. Taj lor showing "Scmlnolc", champion five grilled horse; Mrs Everett Pidgeon, showing "Gold Coin ', Rip Dabbs, C. C. Cartwrighl a of Memphis, Tenn., and many others. Including a group of horses from Helena. The neutrality legislation already passed by congress must and should be preserved and strengthened so that the guarantees of iwace and our national insurance.against foreign entanglements may be stren"- Ihened and maintained" New York Cotton NEW YORK, Sept, 23 (UP)-Colton closed barely steady. open high i ow close °<=t 1187 1194 1184 1184 Dec 1195 1138 1185 1185 J i"> 1195 1198 1187 1187 March 1193 11S5 1180 1I8G May 1190 1193 1182 US') July 1175 H80 1171 1171 Spots closed steady at 1224 un l< S e . ' ' j Stations, 1'HA Representative Heie to Enlist Building 'Industry -in Campaign '" A "Modernize for Winter'' campaign will be launched hi Ulytho- ville tonight nt a meeting 'lo which L. M. Haw'kins, field rep'resenta- live of the Federal Housing Administration; has invited all building material dealers, real cslale and insurance men and'others In- teiesled in any phase of the !>uild- itig industry. The meeting will be held in the Chamber of at the city hall, beginning at 7:30. Title One of the Federal Housing Act. : under which •''modernization and repair loans are insured by the FJTA, expires next- April i. ! Home owners and others who desire lo take advantage of Uie op- porlunily which it affords to finance such work through Ihc FHA should therefore act promptly, it is explained by .Mr. Hawkins. He hopes to interest building material dealers, conlraclors. real estate men. utilities companies, architects and others in Missourians Indicted On Liquor Charges CAPE OIRARDEAU. Mo.—Forty one Indictments, 38 of them Involving liquor charges, returned by a. yrand Jury in St. Louis last others in a campaign which will week, have been transferred to result in increased business for Ihe federal court here for disposi- them and which will benefit prop- liou at the Oclober term. j cily owners by helping them to 1'emiscot and Dunklin county get necessary and value-adding S|M)1 Average Is 11.98 The average price of 7-8 middling cotton on the 10 ing spot markets today was 11.08, the Blythevllle Board of Trade reports. defendants, all accused of liquor law violations, arc: William "Click" Garner, of near Portage- vitle; Pokie Holloinan. Pascola; Mangle > Henry and John C. Abbott, Rives; Ed Price, and Clarence Marsh, near Cardwell; Roy Stanley, Paul Oliver and Wesley Cardwell; Claude near Portageville; Kin. Aycrs, Pemiscot county; Ol! ! " B. Bryant, Pascola; Norman "Red" Craig. Haytl; Robert B. coburn lead "'"' Dlllce J ' odel1 ' llcnr Kennctt; William F. Edington, Otto Aid- ridge. J. c. Walls and Clyde Rhodes, Hornersville. j a I ncy work done under the most advantageous terms, More than 10,01)0 Title One loans for the expenditure of approximately $4.000.000 have already made in Arkansas. Mr. Jiu been Smith Prepares to Fight F.D.R. Cram, hi which the candidate proposes lo Ills lo farmers, in the light of hid budget balancing declarations. Robinson stopped at Democratic headquarters to confer with Chnlrmnu James A, Farley, en route lo n conference with the 'resident nt Hyde Park tomorrow. "1 ask anyone who thinks lol answer It, including Governor! Lundon and Colonel Knox," Hob- j ison .snld at a press conference. "How can the budget bu balanced promptly while continuing c(<h beliefs to farmers and expenditures lo unemployment relief, while at Hie same time reducing by $000.000,000 u year federal taxes?" Roblmon viewed the speeches of Ihe Republican nominees ns help- ins the Democratic national ticket. "When Governor Lundon In his Portland speech declared that Mr. Roosevelt's measures nnd. policies, If continued, mean war, he did not Indicate whether the reference was lo n domestic war or foreign war or whether the war he Indicates Is to be a civil war or n war with some foreign country." he said. "Another weakness which In my judgment Is being recognized' by those who have read Ihe govcrn- or's speeches Is found in the fact I that hi one breath he advocates balancing ;the budget and in' the next recoi!pii>es" the 'necessity ,'fdr from Ihe treasury for cash benc- l.s for fanners and for unemployment relief while at the same lime declaring for reduced taxation," Robinson said. 111 EXPECTED 10 Scaling of Ethiopians Expected to Result in Mussolims Withdrawal ROME, Scut, aa (ui'i-u was unolllclnlly predicted here louiisht Hint Italy would i|iilt Ihe I/MII of Nation,'; as a result of the credential:! committee's decision to Blvi! the nhloplnn deleoates theli seals nt .this session despite Italy's pi'fXcsl.s. litldimiaiis Are .Sealed CiFNFVA. Sept. M (UP)-En- pernr Halle Selassie of Ulhtopln won hlr, flirlil for n. sent fm rthlnplu at the Lcii^m- of j lions assembly lodtiy when Iht Lcague's credentials committee UBrccd lo accept Ills delegntes (rcdentliil.s despite Italy's oh Joel lorn. The (M'Slurc of an aoiical t; (lie World court at The Hagn: '.slmiillii.ncDii.sly was sciil.tled bj •till! coinmltlee. The two Kth!o;> Inn delegates therefore will hi allowed to sit without Inrlhcr de : - 1 ' 1 *'' - '• - . : .i. . "•. '. •"*. Cardwell Farmer Ends Life Near ParagouU PARAGOULD, Ark. 1- William Wilklns Beckmnn, 51, of Cnrdwell a farmer, died Tuesday moruhij, en route lo the Dlckson Memorta hospital of poison he hnd swallowed a short time before near the Municipal airport, east of this city 'An Incoherent note was found scribbled on an envelope, wlilcl said In part: "My life Iras beer wrecked and ruined by fills womai ami that Is what caused me to do what I have done." The remainder of the note said to give his wile half of ills properly and the rest c - ' i • • T r ' to his cslnle - Mi -s- Ueckman told pUCClimbS to llltecllOll lllc coroner's Jury thnt tlie woman referred to in the letter must have One lime Leader Among Ligh I weight B o x.o r s Japanese Piomibe Action lo Make Nationals Safe in China SHANGHAI, Thin-ally. Sept 24 UP)—Japanese patrols crossed.(he International settlement boundary uto Chinese teirltoiy early today following the fata] shooting o( a Japanese snilor In Ihe foiclgn concession. A Japanese embassy spokesman old the United Picas' , "Our Indignation at this litest outrage Is unbounded. "We can no longei Irusl Ilia Chinese assurances nnd must rcgiet- fully take whalcvei mtan-s me considered suitable to piotecl Japin- ese lives aiul piopeity In this country." "•' The Invasion of Chinese territory-followed n wmiiing lint ade- lunlc steps would be taken to protect Japanese lives and piopcrty throughout china, where two oth,cr Incidents have occunul In recent weeks. The Japanese talloi, A-nmitsu Tamlnnlo, was fatally shot In the Japanese dlstilct of the International settlement here. ' Two companions were \\oimd- ed. The three Japanese wcie ittrolllng In the [lonkew district densely nopultited bj thousands ol Japanese residents in Shanghai's forclsn aren, when the 'incident' occurlwl. A Chinese was iclicd on suspicion. The shooting Incensed an already Irate populace, aroused by Ihe Wllinu of a Japanese consular policeman at Hankow on the Yangtze river In central China within the week At Hankow reenforccmcnts of '.'00 Jiipnnese nmilnes weic sent in tlie scene. Two Japanese warships off the tac-'lhere had landed too Jnen Immediately aftei the shooting of Uieir -pollccmnn, Teijho Yoshloka In each Incident the Japanese blamed Chinese foi tlie shootings and threatened to lake ''drastic action" (o ^protect then nationals from subsequent \lolence anywhere In China JOLIET, III., Sept. 23 (UP)— Paliick "Pncky" McParlnnd, member of Ihc state boxing commission and one lime "uncrowned" lightweight boxing champion, died today of streptococcus Infection which had attacked his heart. meant i\ neighbor, whom her husband hnd objected lo Mrs. Deckman associating with. She said Ills step-father died two weeks ago and that he had worried over llial as well as poor health and financial Iroubles. Evidence was also . . said, and Mississippi county leads the slate in the number of such loans. The "Modernize for Winter" campaign be nation-wide and inch Closinf, Stock Prices^* 10 Orlc ^ s Cotton 174 5-8 Chicago Wheat open high low close Sep 116 7-8 117 1-8 116 3-8 116 .3-8 Dcc 110 110 1-2 115 3-8 115 1-2 Sep Chicago Corn open high low close 110 110 3-4 109 1-8 110 94 7-8 95 03 7-8 04 1-* NEW YORK: Sept. 23 <UP>- Thc stock market today duplicated . its performance of yesterday, rising to new highs since 1931 and then backing away on prcnt-taking. A T and T Anaconda Copper Bethlehem Steel Chrysler Cities Service Coca Cola General American Tank General Electric General Motors International Harvester McKesson -Rabbins Montgomery Ward New York Central Packard Phillips Pelroleum Radio Corp 103-4 SI. lx)Uls-San Francisco 2 1-2 Simmons Bed 39 Standard of N J 61 V-8 Texas Co 37 3-4 U S Smelting 82 1-2 U S Steel 71 t-2 Warner Bros 133-8 Zonlte i 73-4 and late virtually decline unchanged when wiped oul earlier gains [hat ranged up lo nearly 50 cents Oct March May July 39 3-8. Dec 69 3-4 j an 117 1-8 •I 121 3-4 58 46 1-4 68 7-8 81 10 49 7-8 45 5-R 12 3-8 42 1-2 n bale. open high I18G 1190 1190 1195 1189 1134 1191 1131 1186 1187 1174 1175 low 1180 1183 1181 1183 1180 1165 close 1180 118) 1184 1183 1180 11G5 officers of the Federal Housing Administration are confident that It will provide a stimulus that will offset the usual .seasonal lag In building activity and employment during the months. fall nnd early winter Livestock Hearing in Caruthersvillc Shooting Set for Friday CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. — Preliminary hearing for Jim Moody about 50. will be held Friday morn- big before Justice J. D. Huffman Moody Is In county jail here on a felony charge in connection with Ihe shooting of Henry nentou, who was wounded in the back last Friday night. j Moody has denied knowing 'any- j thing about tile shooting, which oc- - EAST ST. LOUIS. III., Sept. 23 , ! cm-red alongside a vacant building near one of the river front "places." Denloii filed Ihe complaint against Moody. (UP)—Hogs: receipts 4,500 Top 10.35 170-240 IbS fl.40-IO.30 ,140-ICO Ibs 9.00-9.25 Bulk sows 8.00-8.75 • Cattle: receipts 3,000 .Steers 8.75-9.85 Slaughter steers 5.25-10.00 Mixed yearlings and heifers 0.00-8.00 Slaughter heifers 4.50-9.50 Beef cows 4.25-5.00 Cutters an' 1 low cutters 3.00-3.751 were In the wreckage. Eleven Known Dead In French Train Collision TARUES, Franco, Sept. 23. (UP) —A slow train collided with the Avignon express near here today. Eleven were known killed and 30 Injured. It was feared more bodies The Infection followed an at- l )resc »led to the coroner's jury that lack of Inle.slinal influenza and i P«"t«ian had been drinking lieav- wa.s accompanied periodic allncks of by Increasing coma. Al Smith, who, It is announced,] shortly will begin a series of onti-New Deal speeches, was looking UUlo like the erstwhila "Happy Warrior" when this picture was made, of him at his most recent public appearance. Smilh is shown on the platform waiting to speak si n rally of tlie Holy Nome Society in New; .York. I McFnrland, who fought all Ihc lop notch fighters of his division, I was known as one or the greatest lightweight fighters of all time. ] He wns born In the Chicago stockyards dislrict November 1. 1888. and began boxing white he attending a south side B. F. Gay Buys Billings Interest in Coal Firm still was school. His coolness under fire and his speed won for him from the lime lly lately. Manila Youth Injured in Motorcycle Spill MANILA, Ark—Russell Flceman, 21, son of H. M. Flceman, prominent planter and glnner of Manila, suffered a dislocated arm and | painful bruises on ' when his motorcycle Relatives o{ Accident Victim Hurt on Way Two relatives of Mclviri ncdy, 34, of Haleysulle, Ala,' wns fatally Injured in n end highway accident, sust minor injuries last night en route here to icturn his body to Alabama for burial. i One man sustained a cut ort the eat nnd another : suffered a Bash on Ids nw whin the light pick-up mirk hi which they- were, riding swerved on lliglraaj Gt i>nd turned over near Luxora.' Tiiu ivucl: was only slightly damaged nnd they proceeded here. After' i'welvtnj emergency treatment they started then nturn uin to Alabama \\ilh the bod> in- imrccnt will be made at Hackli'- Kciinedy, a cotton picker, oiis- Jalneil a fractured skull when a cr.r struck a parked iruck in which IK- was seated on Highway 01, rrar Holland, SalliKliy night. he was 1? the master stralcgist reputation of a He was said al- on his riijht leg I rclc fell on him In Expect Many Here for when his motorcycle fell on him In VOITI Kinmir front or his brother's filling station ! IOIT1 R -'PP ur on Main street Monday. rough. . , , , , , >' Moore, high school athlete, , ways to be one thought ahead of) who was riding on the rear of the his opponents and to have lalkcd machine, was thrown clear and es-'l' many of them out of getting - , capcd injuries. It has been unnoimcrd that;n. F. Gay has purchased the stock of N eprn C a ;| i R. J. Billings, of Memphis, in the | " e 6'0 rails IO Gay & Hillings, inc., coal dealers, Get-Away With PantS and llic firm is now owned by Mr. J Gay and Dan M. Dimkin. Both are actively business. This firm Identified with tiic was founded by Mr. Gay in 1004. Mr. Billings became n member in 1915 and later Mr. Dimkin purchased slock. Four Negroes Jailed in Theft of Flour PYmr negroes have been jailed by iwlice for investigation in connection with the theft of a quantity of flour from a freight car on side track at the A. S. Bnrboro and company warehouse last week. Five of six 90-pound sacks removed from the box car have been recovered. Twelve 13-pound sacks are missing. Tlie negroes held are: Ed Jon Charley Brown, Ted Crenshaw and Hnrry Barton. Fred Edwards, negro, slipped a pair of pants oft A counter at ,lark Applebaum'i slorc Jate yesterday but he was not quick enough lo escape without attracting the attention of Virgil Fisher, a clerk. Fisher followed the negro out of the store and into an alley where $153,585 Estate Left I by Senator Huey Long NEW ORLEANS. Sept. 23 <UP>A partial Inventory of the late was filed of $153.- he caught the negro and brought COI1CTCW nm , him back to the store. Tlie panls 17," s S' n ' ld were recovered nnd the negro jail cd on a petit larceny charge. Huey P. Long's estate today, showing assets 585.5:1. Cash, stocks, bonds estate were ' included holdings. Senator Long left no will. His '.virtow, Senator Rose M. Long, who succeeded him In three children are Thc Yom Kippur services, to be held at Ihe Temple Israel Friday m , „ -| night, 8:30 o'clock, and Saturday ! morning, tO:30 o'clock, will be attended by a number rof Jowish people from southeast Missouri and- Mississippi county, Arkansas.'Rabbi Maurice Lyons will speak Friday night on "The Mountain." Fasting will begin Friday at sun- ret and continue until the same hour Saturday in commemoration and in real the Jonesboro and Camden in Roosevelt Column NEW YORK, Sept. 23 (UP) — Incomplete returns from ten cities were announced today in the Literary Digest presidential pall. The Inbiilalions included: Camden, Ark.—Landon G. Roosevelt 63, Temke 1; Jouesboro, Ark.—Lan- don'-Zl, Roosevelt- 122, Lemk'ff 0. WEATHER Arkansas—Cloudy, showers tonight. Thursday cloudy.' showers .cooler In northwest por- and vicinity —Showers tonight. Thursday fair nnd cooler. The maximum temperature here yesterday was 93, minimum 08. clear, with .27 of tin inch rainfall last night, according to Samuel F. Norris, official wenllier observer. In enst lion. Memphis of the Day of Atonement. These special services will b c followed by Sunday by Sunday school for boys and girls between the ages of five and n years. Former Mayor Named to Pemiscot Welfare Post CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo.—W. D. Byrd. former maj-or and well- known .Democratic politician, has been named county welfare ofli- cer. supplanting Ellis Roberts of Holland, who has held tlie office for two years. Roberts-had requested the county court to release him, because of the expense involved hi | driving from Holland to this city )for court .sessions. He qefd ho could not afford 111 is expense Inasmuch as Ihe stale only allows an expense accout of $100 per year for llie office.

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