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1 Served by United Press BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS 'fffll DOMlHANT NfcWBPAPER OV NOKTMAwr ABVIU,... .^« <^r _._ : '»*•'» • * T » +^/ •fffll DOU1KAHT NEWBPAPEH OP NOKTMUSr AKXANBtf AND SOOIBXAn IDWOORt VOL. XXXI—NO- 128 a • . ille Dtilr New* UlythertUe Ccuzier -• .salppl Valley Leader BlythevlUe Jier«M ,-• BLYTHEVILLE. ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1C, 193J SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS OUT IN FRONT FOR COUNTY JUDGE Pemiscot Farmers Beat Tax Sale Bidder Sheriff Juden Holds Land Sale on Schedule This Afternoon Sales of. Pemiscot county lands for drainage district taxes were eonsumated In orderly fashion at Caruthersville, Mo., this afternoon. Only nominal bids were made. Charles L. Waugh. bondholders' representative, who was beaten by irate landowners this morning, did not, appear at the sale. He requested Sheriff S.. E. Juden to send deputies to his hotel to escort him to the courthouse for the sale, but the sheriff refused,' holding that he was not required to furnish bodyguards for prospective bidders but would offer them protection at the scene of the sale. A group of Pemiscot county landowners, in an ugly' mood, attacked and severely manhandled Waugh at the Caruthersville court house this morning, shortly before Sheriff Juden was to sell several hundred acres of land for unpaid drainage district taxes and penalties. • j Waugh had announced that he Intended to bid on the land for would be carried through this afternoon and any efforts to interfere with bidders at the sale would I be dealt with in Vigorous fashion. | No Arrests Made | tip arrests were made by the, sheriff as a result of this morning's attack by the group o! un- furiaied met'.. Juden said he was en the third floor of the courthouse whc-n Waugh was attacked 1 and handled roughly before calm-1 er heads in the-crowd prevailed: BAILEY LEIIK HILL Deal Wins, Loses in Tuesday's Primaries lacked a clv:ir majority over Char-j Ire Pnrlitr. or Cnmdcn', and H. w. 1'arri.sh, 01 ;«;.o Village. Humphrey Intd 73,788. Parker 50.- : 16-19 i\iHl I'ariish :n.5M. : j Secretary of State Ed McDonaM ">' l'»K««l Hr«s : maintained ii 19.000 vote lend over " ;c new deal stood all even today C. a. Hall. McDonald had 86,140 c " U* score of primary election i!ml Mull 07.264. iX'tmns from Nebraska ami Ohio. I One congressman will not return Oilier primaries In Iclulio nixl Ar-. lo Washington and uiioili?!- laces kn »sus were chiefly of local Inter- ! I a hard fight in the runoff primary, Ml complete returns indicated. former v ' c rxmalicy won on other 1 ; to allow Waugh to leave 'Futrell Has Walk AwaV' '" ll>e s ' xlh dlsi ' llct Jolln L - Mc ~ r ' lc ° ll! ° Doillcv:?i " lc nomination the scene. Waugh did leave, going I • n t r • c ' c " nl1 - of Malvern, was 4,000 voles ""' senator. That was construed to a physician's office to receive] in Kace 101' Governor; .ahead of Congressman Glover. Me- '^n "cw^deal set-buck. Reprcsen- Page Beats Leonard emergency treatment, but later re- 1 turned to the courthouse and appeared personally before Judge : Duncan to ask that the sales be] MTTl.E ROCK, A»er. 15 (UP) called off for the time being. Sheriff Juden declared that he questioned members of the crowd, seeking without success to identify iciellan IIP/. J165. I Congressman tic:d n slight 5,195, and Glover 11,- (:1(lv e Edward R. Burke was far * "head for n similar nomination in Tiuuaii B. Parks Nrt >rask«. He Is among the strong- lead over Nell C. ( ' s| °' N C\V Ueal supjxjrters. j Returns from 1,768 precincts in 74 Marsh, of El Dorado, one of his opponents in the seventh dis- Believe Resignations governor:— Fulrell. Wuugh's assailants, and said that! /" i'""^. «jiZ the bondholders' representative | w ^ Mc "™.,'^ d ' - 8I :"I 123.074; tiict. Parks had 6,729 and Marsh Reed. 01,116. 5.433. . For attorney ft ucral: _ Bailey,. John E. Miller, of Scarcy, stop| pcci an assault on lib congresslon- Of Officials in Offing WASHINGTON. HilEWSnlLS 'POL IT IK ON Ep. SIDE "Champion" of Masses Wages Furious in Battle of New Orleans Crop Control Decision Vital Tugwell Declares CLEMSOM. 3. C,, Allf. IS. (UP) —UndiTsecrcliuy of AgrlcuUurc Rcxford G. Tuswel! toduy wavnsd cotton planters that their decision On ft IMS ciop conlrol plan would 80 fur toward determining the whole nullomil i»ltcy on planned agriculture. "Beyond (lie InimcdUitc decision." he said, "lies Die question of Die destiny of (he South and of this nation. Small matters often dsilcr- raliie great Issues and the (inference of a few ccnls In the price of you BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 15 Product this year should not blind JP)— As the legislature assembled |- vou to ">* fact Hin (UP) for Its tusk ol usurping the civil authority of New Orleans today, senator Huey H. Long's newspnper, ,'The Anicrlcnn Progri'ts," lilt the tliat on your decision Ihe (ulme ol llils continent may largely depend." He had hlsih praise for Ihe thorough cooiKfiillon of the- southern "iirmurs In adhering to tlidr colon control plans. LITE THIS YElRi LITTIF Prv* A,, ,, mn, « 5l ", 4 ;.., Cli £ lO U C ? Ulwel J' of «»"-j «'i'll»'l«lsli their post* are: I Allen's stHlcnient that he would Ir-^- P n^P ' 8 ' i U , ~ ia ' r' Q41; E - E - Alexander, of Ely- Eugene R. Black, conservative' "rather die and no to hell for 10 - 1 ly ^mL "Zrnc,f"ta '! Z' ' M87 ' '" *" "' ** P ™' '"'""""' Ga " ta " kcr a " d »«— ^ ycnre """' to »'«'* "<»'•"«« •i >- r ° sc " !lm S ">»oriic.v. ba<- einrls. . (veil appointee as governor of the for llw debauchery tlmt the thieves it out today in close rmarters Concrcssman D. D. Terrv of Lit- r,.,i n ....i ,.„„, i— .* i n ,,,i llui(5s arc liiiiKvsliil; oil New Fytra L,xtra Decided Upon in Hope of Escaping Heat The Blylheville schools will open holders "of "drainage district' bonds for ti)e 1934-35 school year on Won - I'ith Hal I,. Norwood, incumbent, | for the attorney general nomina- nf Varafmn 1 lion in elle m<xst riosel - v contested ot v.acatipn race of ycstciljay . s Democrmis to insure -bids at least sufficient to pay drainage taxes and 1 cosis. Asks Delay in Sale The sale, which Sheriff Juden had planned tb_ hold this morn. hig, i»as->delayeit following s the b»«tlngi.6/;»Waugft;,.'wto->l«t«r appeared 'In -"cBurt. .'disheveled arid bloody, to ask Circuit Judge John E. Duncan that the sale be called olf because of efforts to Intimidate him by the group of about 200 men, members of a so-called Taxpayers League. Judge Duncan took the plea' under advisement but announced shortly before noon that the sole could proceed this afternoon. Sheriff Juden announced the sale New York Cotton NEW YORK, Aug. 15 (UP) - O ' U T h y ar Colton closed steady. ! * day, September 10. it was announced today by Crawford Greene, superintendent of schools. This Is a week later than- the usual, opening date. The change was $iade in-the hope of avoiding a part.at least of the hot vtealher that 1 Is' oltcn" experienced-.in" early September. The high school, as for wo years past, will be on a tuition basis. The fee will be 49 for six weeks, as It was for the first three months of the last school year. If enrollment equals that of last year it will be possible to reduce this rate. Last year 11 was cut to $7.50 ab the end of the second siy weeks period, and later was reduced to $6. Tile junior high school will open as a free school and the board is hopelul funds will be adequate to maintain It on tliat basis throuijh- The governor's race lost interest early when Oov. J. Marion Futrell took a commanding lead over Howard Reed ani early this afternoon maintained nearly a two to one lead. A United Press tabulation five Bailey 85/iH votes and Norwood 77,982 in l.GSfi of the slate's approximately 2,100 precincts. re|»rt- ing Iran 73 counties. Congressman D. D. Terry of Lit-. federal reserve board. and lie Rock had 14.731 votes to Hor-, Adolph Caspar Miller, one time Orleans." ace Know-lion's 7.775 and Oscar advisor of President Hoover and »I Prominently displayed under Wiim'.s 1.174 in the Fifth district.,member of the federal ' ' ' ' Neil] Reed Escapes When Auto Overturns Neill Reed, local attorney, escaped possible serious injury when his car overturned near Turrell enioute from Little Rock to this city last night. Mr. Reed's car was considerably damaged but he escaped unscath- rejerve board since Its formation In 1914. E. G. Bennett, Utah banker and Republican director of the federal di posit insurance corporation. All three men are rated as conservatives and possibly are not entirely In sympathy with monetary and bunking steps of the administration. Governor Putrcll led the ^ticket | c<l -except for possible minor bruis- with 113,247 against 59,890 for! 65 - ' - •'»*• Reed. • r •• i . . • ' ' The governor was expected u'iHother of E. A. R|CC Dies at West Plains return here late today fronj hi: Paragould home, where he went yesterday to cast fcis ballot. Treasurer Roy V. Leonard was the only incumbent definitely defeated. Earl Page, retiring commissioner of mines, manufactures and agriculture, iiolled %,153 vote:; and Leonard 50,238. J. Oscar Humphrey, auditor, :.-; the only slate officer The mother of Chief of Police Ed Rtce of this city succumbed al her home at West Plains, Mo., at 10 o'clock this morning. Mr. Rice had been at her bed- 1 side several days, her condition ] of the election last night, having been critical since the lat-' ST. LOUIS. (UP)—The Missouri City Council Meets At City Hall Tonifht ' The Blythevllle city" coMricil i refl banner In the center of the paper is an editorial by Senator Huey p. Long about the "lying •lewspapers of New Orleans.' The paper Justifies Long's nvow- ed intention of selling all police pow'ers In the state, particularly In New Orleans, by the creation of a powerful state police body with sweeping power, with a story stating Ihe I'United Sutes government has requested an enlarged and strengthened state stabulary." Governor Allen,-UT ah"tielu- slve Interview," s»W: ."Nothing remains urider conscieiice . . ior of New I Orleans and its children be clear- municipal courtroom, where the . ~~~ council meek, as an election poll- HARBIN, Manchuiuo, Aug 15 Ins place yesterday and subsequent (UP)—After a terrific hand to haiMJ stronghold of judges and clerks battle gungarl river pirates kid- have his race extended to the run-1 Funeral services will be held: State Employment service office off primary, to tie used for Ihe firsi I Friday at the family home in [here has found jobs for 5,T!3 per- llinc in Arkansas August 28. .'jjf'Wesl Plains. - -. I sons so far tTiis year. imped 30 passengers, many of them women, from a river steamer below Harbin, authorities were Informed today. A dozen of the attackers were killed. open high low close Oct 1333 1348 1329 1347 Dec 1347 1362 1344 1360 , Jan " 1352 1366 1349 1365 March 13C2 1379 136C 1378 May 1368 1386 13CC 1386 July 1376 1391 1373 1391 Spots closed steady al 1350. up 14. How Mississippi County Voters Cast Their Primary Ballots For Governor For Atiy. «en. For Treasurer For Auditor For See. of State For Contress For For Circuit Judfe Co. Judre For Circuit- Clerk For For For Co. Clerk Co. Treuur. Bepresen. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 15 (UP) — The cotton market developed :i fairly strong trend during the lasl half ol the session today, closing 12 lo 13 points higher. open high low cJosc Oct T330 1344 1325 1325 Dec 1344 1359 1340 1357 Jan 1351 1360 1351 1361b March Iit5 1373 1360 1373 May 1370 1378 1368 1379b July 1370 1384b Spots closed steady at 1343, up 13. Closing Stock Prices NEW YORK, Aug. 15 (UP) — Stocks turned irregularly lower at the close today. A. T. and T Ill Anacond aCopper 12 5-3 Bethlehem Steel 26 3-4 Chrysler 32 1-2 Cities Service 17-8 Coca Cola 135 General American Tank 30 1-2 General Elcclrlc 183-4 General Motors 29 3-a International Harvester 28 1-2 Middlewest Utilities .... 2 3-o Montgomery Ward 22 5-8 New York Central 21 Packard 31-3 Phillips Petroleum ...... 17 Radio Corp 293-8 Standard of N. J. ...... 44 1-2 Texas Co 23 1-2 O. S. Steel 33 3.4 U. S. Smelting 134 1-2 g 3. a ~ 3 O u K Yarbro Number Nine BLYTHEVILLE Ark-Mo Lumber Court House Phillips Motor City Hall Second Ward 03 30 103 121 103 24S 391 Chicago Wheat open high low close Scp 100 7-8 101 3-4 100 1-8 101 Dec 103 3-4 101 5-8 102 1-2 103 3-4 Chicago Corn open Sep 74 1-2 Dec T? 1-4 high 75 3-i 7B low close 13 7-8 7+ 5-8 77 l-« 78 3-4 Manila Box One 168 Manila Box 2 195 Brown's Spur 62 Shady Grove 43 Rocky 15 Burdelle 81 Armorel 68 Tomato 29 Huffman 62 Forty and Eight 77 Rosnell 35 Lenchvllle Box 1 54 Lcacliville Box 2 81 Poplar Corner 19 Carml 47 Box Elder 16 Pawhccn 107 Boynton 59 Clear Lake 43 New Liberty, 111 Half Moon 65 Promised Land 09 Dell 244 t.ost Cane 38 OSCEOLA Court House Telephone Office 112 Lumber Yard Luxora Bardstown Bassett 56 2 100 99 51 203 143 •"80 G2 7 15 11 13 32 35 49 21 14 30 23 4 26 0 9 4 14 67 97 33 80 4 05 21 84 125 59 204 291 144 150 17 84 70 50 55 88 21 45 67 23 3D 11 94 39 43 143 94 88 200 24 50 10 104 88 90 227 209 77 91 22 9 9 25 14 49 14 26 32 37 0 36 5 22 21 13 25 67 46 121 IS CO 0 93 98 72 IM JC8 56 147 24 4 68 26 14 34 52 22 22 39 14 11 12 13 14 20 27 41 23 192 10 51 25 91 111 70 224 210 150 91 44 21 25 66 50 G8 57 24 59 G3 9 02 4 103 46 35 132 116 105 122 28 41 23 09 82 61 197 254 80 33 5 85 82 52 184 149 73 35 3 32 40 38 58 96 54 17 4C 14 60 85 49 121 127 100 136 289 196 295 130 126 33 19 12 85 112 39 15 5 02 50 48 39 13 28 40 11 50 9 92 28 33 110 61 97 140 18 2 4 23 9 38 55 27 34 39 2 11 5 14 17 13 35 64 33 109 9 83 7 5 20 2 5 20 26 15 13 2 8 14 10 14 30 3 62 10 10 82 36 24 35 25 9 36 59 18 20 13 76 30 28 65 45 83 130 21 29 15 11 55 39 67 73 37 43 40 5 54 4 39 28 26 97 113 49 176 n 81 ' 27 142 148 102 276 416 106 116 41 32 18 88 83 54 82 90 29 64 84 19 37 14 94 42 42 141 112 100 283 36 2U 4 52 61 47 151 87 139 132 25 26 8 5 13 10 24 9 15 2(1 23 4 37 2 21 18 17 34 48 32 31 6 113 08 185 200 129 392 482 190 197 50 45 15 90 8.1 55 84 95 38 61 70 21 64 13 66 39 51 150 135 116 264 27 105 139 91 260 360 144 162 48 37 11 82 80 54 82 95 33 48 02 16 25 8 93 29 36 140 113 95 254 17 25 40 26 7« 73 64 68 25 21 9 8 16 5 30 7 10 30 M 7 53 8 63 39 M 27 33 24 41 12 36 8 88 73 23 151 131 84 140 2 29 80 23 114 147 133 294 401 160 122 65 30 18 80 32 50 102 93 33 62 66 22 63 5 94 49 52 136 99 73 106 218 23 19 14 68 12 11 7 15 21 43 1 11 12 21 14 9 39 64 62 99 . 14 125 153 118 320 344 115 95 31 10 40 73 54 97 93 34 31 42 3 62 10 55 17 47 158 139 90 242 22 10 5 18 53 18 44 86 71 82 28 15 49 17 9 3 4 12 52 27 18 •77 98 43 64 6 0 5 6 1 5 2 7 5 9 14 3 0 8 S 3 I II 17 31 1 62 14 94 70 69 211 247 90 77 11 29 15 56 27 24 79 34 33 29 39 6 44 2 46 22 23 26 69 58 75 11 53 17 109 144 80 23! 276 153 174 58 26 10 38 73 40 35 66 16 55 71 17 29 15 70 39 41 153 94 74 245 31 84 G 111 103 54 34 25 85 111 99 205 238 205 324 101 132 49 17 107 93 50 163 183 68 14 96 12G 101 281 344 80 46 15 10 G3 45 51 75 45 26 32 48 12 30 6 54 41 41 121 97 124 217 158 21 42 IS 30 54 12 39 54 23 50 57 11 42 9 61 19 18 53 65 11 95 16 128 110 117 131 24 43 43 18 18 39 31 67 88 9 51 58 6 63 11 47 39 25 86 76 71 202 20 13 7 72 50 32 46 12 38 30 49 < 17 It 6 65 21 36 89 83 63 110 20 URGES MIT PEE BUIBIGK If [CMP INTflJSLElB Wilson Box Cinches Vic- tones for Green, Crawford and Woodburn voles were lopped H. Harrison's Senator Bankhead Cites . Beneficial Results of Last Year's Policy WASHINGTON. Aug. 15 (UPj— Senator John W. Bankliead (Dem., Alu.), after discussing the cotton situation with President Roosevelt today, said he suggested to the president that colon be pegged at 13 cents a pound as a means or market stimulation. Bnnkhead recalled thai last year cotton w« pegged at 10 cents and mat the action was beneficial. -He added ,that-\the Bankhead cotton control plan would' be continued and that suspension was not. being given consideration. In / a general discussion of the farm sltuatoln he recommended to President Roosevelt that the processing tax on all products be eliminated during (lie marketing season for what he termed IU> "psychological effect." ', , , J ol 400 ballots irere cast, at Keiser, It was understood lint Hugh | it was reported p^^^-iiss?.ar^ne ss SJT ^rr 205 110 35 37 Frenchman Bayou 27 Nodena Pecan Point Joiner Laney's Gin Bowman School Linncy's Store Hatcher School Victoria Whitton West Ridge Milllgan Ridge Round Lake Stillmnn Totals 18 51 91 54 14 0 0 1 56 86 51 24 47 3 14 32 34 13 96 9 461S 19&8 81 43 42 85 64 32 32 74 59 72 42 142 66 6 43 111 143 339 100 37 13 156 62 47 13 71 34 147 87 41 42 19 4 14 1 9 46 49 15 36 2 114 144 245 30 102 41 30 12 12 32 73 72 11 46 17 2 37 126 24 15 31 91 205 35 14 5 16 122 75 6 10 69 6 59 115 42 116 55 130 4G 57 19 85 112 17 7 10 13 6 43 GO 32 78 1*2 196 100 54 15 84 31 12 0 2 1 34 7 54 13 33 1 15 20 10 8 12 50 53 43 15 58 1 133 1G 11 38 3 122 12 6 1 7 107 70 40 22 0 21 126 76 28 137 332 33 46 15 94 16 11 5 72 22 61 54 29 77 9 U 38 25 8 10 115 241 145 81 50 17 72 42 184 47 11 9 39 143 330 57 1 9 '19 13 17 53 5 0 10 0 0 n 102 46 57 120 3 13 74 70 17 55 118 117 12 171 160 77 79 51 47 26 26 70 72 43 189 117 35 52 126 146 43 179 95 40 136 144 317 331 112 110 34 49 15 17 42 85 26 6 2 1 0 0 11 35 26 27 2 31 25 47 16 62 94 no 41 36 23 19 12 2 131 68 28 42 52 142 252 71 10 17 13 33 84 161 52 28 7 0 41 68 86 29 28 106 4 91 60 65 9 93 3838 2149 2521 3363 2822 1510 1335 8888 2861 4641 1795 5266 4517 1347 2610 395S 11 19 46 6 -I 10 o 10 15 74 S 13 93 2 9 16 24 10 27 73 3054 2309 106 214 130 39 45 17 72 31 127 26 36 24 • 11 144 237 106 25 13 -70 133 103 63 32 65 20 155 111 43 14 71 27 325 91 18 19 75 57 112 100 22 19 4 23 V 37 17 55 85 119 15 40 53 7 29 58 68 107 144 108 95 64 21 60 56 3 11 37 3 68 11 34 -14 102 132 48 16 35 40 135 ' 81 23 20 50 14 926 3127 3370 99 224 63 68 36 34 21 5 91 14 3315 3103 104 63 6 5 13 26 134 77 23 52 100 60 19 31 59 4 33 93 19 44 22 59 17 62 65 34 14 53 86 325 100 U 20 70 2887 3321 Newly 900 f(T Jud&f Ir.td In the . ruce fur cour.ty.' jiiilEf K-hen (he vote at Wlfeon »as reported shortly before 3 n'clotk (lib afternoon. Tlit; Wlh.cn box gave 934 vo«« (u Harli:im and 43 (o Harrteon. llurrlM.ii wa-i still leading by •151 voles, with six boxre unre- l-orU'd. TKc Wilson vol« »m otc cki- rd all the <ray <ium Ihp Hue. VUc uf Ihc box In other counly lunksts follows: CIrvull court cl*rk: Smith, 'A; Craljr, !)45; Stout, 10. • Cuimty <r:«irt cl«-k: M'ocdljurii, 357; Flecmsn, 20. , . ..... Troamter: (Jrccii. 80S;' j himly, 174. " * Keprrarntallve: IJtl CniHforrf, J72. 'i. "•- ' *'• The Wllsoni -vot« a.':<utril nondiuticm Ctawfunl and Miss Wi* • Kcnomlnatloh of Judge 7.al B. Harrison for a third lerm ai county .mil probate judgp. -of -Mlssls- lii rounty appeared almost cj<- t.»i» with returns from yrslerOUy'n primary election complete lor. DO of the county's 57 voting precincts. 1'illy boxc;; auve Judge Harrison ,052 voles .10 '2,1)10 lor Ills opponent, George W. Bnrhnm, former counly judge. . The county went overwhelmingly lor Governor Fulrell, giving him u mnjoilly well In excels of two to one. With seven uoxes missing the : vole stood: I'utroll, 4.C16; Ree<l, , : Holand Green, for Ireasurer, A'd- riiEon Smith, for cleric of 'the cir£Uli court. Fred Fteemsji, -far'- county court clerk and' Ivy W. Crawford, for representative', were ' lending (heir nspectfvc races, but nil by margins so small as to put their chances lordly al the mercy of the big Wilson vole. It appeared certain thai a run- olf bclween Smith and Hugh Craig; of Osceola, would tc necessary ..ln~< Die race 'for circuit court clerfc^ O. E. Keck and Neil Klllough; circuit bench inciirnlwiiLs, carrifu [hi: county by handsome majorit-"; ics over Jed JUrutlon, and rcuoru from elsewhere In the district, appeared to assure their renomlna- Uon. " .; Ills home county helped sweejj Congressman W. J. Driver to-easy-, victory in his race for renomina- • tlnii, nUlioiigli Clinton Ciildwcl), his opponent, [railed a strong vote in the Little Kiver section, where he lives. Strong support ' In Blytheville and generally throughout the Chlcka:.aw<m district 01 the county piled up tor Harrison a lead so commanding that there seemed no possibility that it might be overcome by..the adverse vote which, hi; sup-porters anticipate from the- tig Wilson and Keiser boxes, where counting of ported still lernoon. '970 Votes al Wilson At the Wilson box election judges and clerks were snowed under by ballots cast by some 970 voters, many ol them from the rJ- Relatives Said to Be Ready to Pay $150,000 for Canadian Brewer TORONTO. Ont., Aug. 15. (UP) —The first attempt to contact the kidnapers of John S. Labatt. wealthy Canadian brewer, abducted yesterday near London, failed today after the victim's brother had spent a night of anxious waiting in a Toronto hotel. With jiolicc standing aside because of fear for Latatt's lile. the brewer's brotner. Hugh Labatt followed the instructions said to have been contained in a ransom note demanding $150.000 and ordcrig him to spend the night at the Royal York hotel. He cxpccled to rcccivfjurlher in- trucllons from Ihe abriuclors dur- ng Ihe night, but no word came. PI Is morning he was obviously worried, particularly because his —, , . brother's weak heart was believed I Habitation colony at uyess h k 5h ° Ul(i ' 1C Sl " Tcr "I 50 ™* 1 '" 0 in «« neighborhood - the ballots was rein progress this &f- Dyew Govcm °>' Futrell lost only five •et. Lab.itt was abducted yesterday icar I/Jiidon. ont.. his home, and ncmben> of his family nrc believed re ' x "' tc "' ^nd in one his vote '.o have raised the S150.000 ran-l*"" 5 tllc same as R eed's. Half iOm. ' I Moon. Bowman School.' Laneys Gin. BardslOMi and Tomato voted against him, and at Hound Lake Ihe vote was a tie. Harrison swepl the nortnern dis- 'let of the county, carrying every I to.v except Armorel. Lost Cane, f the Manhi ,. » i «.VA^«. JLI^ vmuiiiiktt'ed stiff op- have been po '" " ' " -""" announced for Funeral Services For Mrs. Wiffiams Delayed! Funeral scrviceTfor Mrs. Goldleh? X "f Pt A ] monl M. Williams, who died Ntoiday ?° x Eld " and °™, 0< night at the Blytheville hospital I box "' "° encounte have been postponed. PonUrlyl P 05 ' 410 " In a " umber of ? s "^ 3 announced for llils afternoon th-.yi dis '. rlct >»^. hoover, and inal- will be held Thursdav afternoon C3t!0ns w ? re ! hal whm M ihe at 3:00 rwinrt 01 d,V >.-„„„.,„ (Continued on Page Five) at 3:00 oclock at the Nararenc church with the, Rev. Tanner Powell offfcisling. SEMIPALATINSK, Siberia (UP) —Two directors of the Altai Gold i Trust have been given long-term prison sentences for embezzling gold and goods valued at 20,000 rouble*. WEATHER A: <nnsJs—Partly cloudy tonight r.r.-i Thursday. Mcmpr.ls and vicinity—Generally fair tonight and Thursday. Llttl* change in temperature.

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