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BLYTHEVILtE COTJRIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NFWSPAPER OP NORTHrAST ARKANSAS ANn ROHTHE'ART .unawMirir ' ^•" ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XXXIIT--NO. 229 UVjlhevllle Courier Bhihevllle Herald Dlylhellllc Dillj News Mississippi Vulle-j Uudei r, ,,,., r, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, DKGRMHKH II, S1NGLR COPIES FIVE CENTS EDWARD, REIGN ENDED, PREP ARES FOR EXILE Great Britain's New Royal Family Mattmeau Indicates Negroes Should Appeal to Cucuit Judge Sudden termination by Federal Judge John E. Martineau at Little Rock yesterday morning of. the hearing on the application of Bub. bles Clayton and Jim X. Carruthers. condemned negro rapists, for a writ of habeas coipus may result in re opening of tlie case in circuit court here where the two young neToes .were convicted of criminal assault upon, a white girl. Judge Martineau did not dismiss the habeas corpus, petition yesterday but directed that' the hearing be continued p u ndlng furthei ap peal to-the stale" courts, citing rul- fngs of the United states supreme court that petitioners in such cases must exhaust every- remedy in tlie state courts before turning to the federal courts. He pointed out that Clayton and Carruthers had hot sought a review of their case In the state courts through a petition for a writ of error coram nobls, a procedure for which a precedent was recently established In.the case of A. 'r Hudspeth, former Harrison banker, sentenced for accepting .deposits'in an insolvent bank. . To proceed With the habeas corpus hearing now, he •said, could only'result in delay and unnecessary expense, as the supreme court would almost certainly hold that the petitioners - had not exhausted r their . resources in the slate courts. Only One Witness Heard Numerous Blytheville , and Mississippi county witnesses, both white and negro were on hand in jthe federal courtroom for the hearing —leslerdav _-b u ' Arthur Adams JonesbSro attorney who represented Clayton .and: Carruthers at. their trial here was the onlj one who testified. Clayton was about'tp take the stand when the ludee called •> halt to the proceedings Adams. : called as a.- witness . for Clayton and Carriithefs, testified 'as to difficulties' which he> encountered in preparing their defense and lo his inability to obtain the neces sary signers to a pHltion for a change of venue John A Hib ler, negro, chief of 'counsel for Clayton, and Carruthers.-failed iri an attempt to elicit fronv Adams a statement to the effect that fear of mob violence kept.him from raising the quest ion. of absence-of negroes on the jury panel at 'the trial .here. Adams said.that'he did. not raise the point .because^he felt that he had.a lair jury and that to object .to it on the'grounds that it con- p tained no negroes, would be slmolv i lo raise a technicality which could ' do no good.and might prejudice his case. Besides Hibler. who lives at. Little Rock, Clayton and Carruthers were represented yesterda> by Charles H. Houston, New York negro, from the National Association lor the Advancement of colored people, and scipio Jones, well known Little .Rock negro attorney. Hugh Wharton, assistant nttor- • ney general, conducted the case for the state. .-....-.• May Result in Hearing Here if counsel for Clayton and Carruthers follow the.course suggested by Judge Martineau, their first step' to apply 16 the state-supreme court for permission to flle a petition for a Writ of error coram • nobls in circuit court here. If such permission is granted they will file their petition in the local court, asking, In effect, that the court set aside Its own judgment oh the ' grounds that it was rendered under circumstances which made a fair trial impossible.; Testimony at such a hearing would deal solely with the circumstances surrounding the conduct of the triaL nol with the gul> or innocence of the condemned negroes. Whatever the decision of the court an appeal to the state supreme court would al most certainly follow. Should the petition be granted a new trial of the case would be In order, should it be denied the next step would be the reopening of the habeas corpus proceedings before Judge Martineau. '• ... Thus It appears that if the ne- groes are supplied with means to exhaust every legal recourse months or even years may elapse before final disposition Is made 01 the case. • . Sentenced in April, 1935 Carruthers and Clayton have been In the death house at Tucker prison since they were sentenced t< x the electric chair by Judge Neil] Klllough In April, 1935, after a circuit court Jury at Blytheville ha' found them guUty of criminal assault upon a ypuhg white woman Tho stale supreme court afflmw the Judgment of the circuit cour and an appsallo theUnited'Stati- (.continued on page fiv») . ma in 'in in Albert Frederick Arthur George Duke of York , who todas becam e George VI kint of Great Britain and emperor of India, succeeding his elder brother Edward VIII Is shown with his wile the former Lads Elizabeth Bowes Ljon a Scotswoman and a commoner ind their daughters Margaret Rose ami Fllrabelh the lat tei now first in line of succession to the throne, enjojlng the companionship. 61"-their dogs at Windsor Great'Park. FUSE IRRE5T Man Who Is Suing City of Steele Pleads Guilty in Court There ;STEELE.' Mo!.- Dec... 11;—Samuel T Berry plaintiff ui a SI 500 dam age suit against the city of Steele and various Individuals in which he charges that he iwos arrested .without: cause last October and was mistreated while a prisoner in the Steele jail was a»am arrested last night and charged with drunken ness disorderly conduct resisting an'officer and carrying a blackjack. He pleaded guilty to the drunk and disorderly charges before Po lice Judge H B Spruce this morn hi" and was fined $5 and costs amounting to $14 4o and wis held to the btate on the charges of re slstlng an, officer and carrjhig a blackjack Berry who lives west of Steele. near Deerhig, was unable to pay the fines He was taken to the Carulhcrsvllle Jail to. await'trial on the slate charges Berry -was arrested al about 7:30 last night by Felix. Howell, deputy marshal. Fayelteville Fanner Dies in ^Burning Home jh FAYETTEVILEE, 'Ark., Dec. H: (UP)—Coroner Glenn Biggs return \ ed a verdict of accidental deatlij as the reason for the death of w A. . savage,. 60-year-old farmer of near here who w^s burned to death late last night The flre, which destrojed his residence was believed to have bean started by an overturned kerosene lamp The bodv was discovered In tlie ruins of his home bj John J61 ly and Adolph King neighbors He was living alone He leaves his widow and tno daughters living in California and a son of Hugo Okla Pay With'Lives for Rob- bery-Muider of Negro Woman at Mananna TUCKER. PRISON FARM, Ark. Dec 11 (UI)—Three negroes 'died in the electric chair here today for In court this mornlnj Berry said 1 Ihe robbery-murder of a negro »o- that he had desired to withdraw man near. Marianna, Ark., more his damage suit against the city, than a year ago. recently continued to the next term | The negroes, Beverly white, Wll- of circuit court at Caruthersvillc. but' that his attorney. John E. Duncan of Haytl, Insisted on going ahead with it. The suit alleges hat Berry, taken ill'on the street it Steele last October 10. was ar-: csled for drunkenness and. placed n jail, where his request for a phy- ician was denied arid where he was beaten'by other prisoners when he was unable to pay a $3 fine Imposed by a."kangaroo" court. Named defendants In the" suit are the city of Steele, Hllard Larue, the >rlsoner alleged to have beaten Berry, and J. H. Smith and J. H Workman, bondsmen for the ofll-" cer who made the arrest. ie Smith 'and liar-lander McCormick, died a few minutes apart. White went to his death at 7:15 a.m., Smith at 7:23 and McCormick at 7:30. "'-;'•' '•" '••.:. : They' were -:convlcled of robbing Emmallnc Lee arid Her husband of »2,300 and lnnictlngVlhjurles : on the negro woman that resulted in her deatli a few hours later. Gov. J. M. Futrell granted them a 30-day reprieve a month ago ml refused to extend their time last nleht. Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, III.. Dec 11 (UP)—Hogs: receipts 7,000 ' Top 10.20 ••'••:'•..• : 170-230 Ibs 10.10-15.15 140-160 ibs' 7.00-10.10 Bulk sows 9.10-9.35 Cattle: receipts 2,000 Steers 10.10 - Slaughter steers 6.50-12.00 Mixed yenrllngs and heifers -5.00-7.00 • , Slaughter heifers 4.50-11.00 Beef cows 1.00-5,00 Cutters and low cutlers 3.00-3.3C Chicago Wheat open high low c Dec .128.3-8 m 1-2 1J7 !. 8 m May 123 1-2 124 M 123 , IM . New York Cotton, NEW YORK, Dec. 11 '(Up) '_ Cotton closed barely steady. open high . low- close Dec 1268 1269 1255 1255 Jan 1237 1238 122T 1227 March 1235 1238 1225 1227 May 1220 1225 1212 1212 July .1206 1208 1195 '1195 Oct 116*: 1165 .1155 Uofi Spots closed quiet at 1287, ! 'ofT eleven. • .. . - Schools Regiment Pupils Into Stilted Pattern Asseits Educator OSCEOLA,.'.Ark'.; -Dec. .11—<!The reason manv of our most sue cessful business men are boj'invho quit school In the eighth grade or below Is thit they had enougn se to get put of our regi mented whool system before thej were 'warped into the tinted pat tern tint most of our high school? are striving to produce Dr Ullln Leai ell head or the department of elementary education at Peabody College, .Nashville. .Tenn.. Ittd iuperinlendents and, principals • of Mississippi countj schools at i meeting here last night •The only things that a child .earns. 1 n •• school ' are" > those that ie exixirlences,"' continued Dr. Leavell He not the teacher should'do Ihe planning of what course'should-'be followed—and il don't mean n small part of the planning. I would rather my 14-year-old boy 'would be out of school for. an entire year than tliut he should be : subjected to a teacher lhat dictates how the should think, and act. Education should be nierely a directed form of enlertainment." '• Dr. LeaveH Has. been In Osceola for two days, speaking five times to as many different organizations. .Wednesday afternoon he addressed the monthly meeting of the Parent-Teacher association and Hint high't tie conducted the prayer meeting, at the Baptist church. ... After chapel .exercises at the high school Thursday morning he addressed 45 members of the Civic cjub Ing. all .their luntheort meet- Fined for Assault ' Jake Halstead has been fined $15 In municipal court on a charge of assault and battery and Alva Burke has been fined $10 on a charge of assault and battery. Woody Woodburn has been fin ed SIO on a charge of public drunkenness, five , dollars of (he fine being suspended. Chicago Corn ; '. ' -open;' high: .'-iow cl Dec 108. 5-8 109 , IV, !. 4 ijf' May 10^ M 103 3.^102 >2 103 6-8 New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, Deo. 11. (up) —Cotton broke. 8 to 16 points today in a wave. of profit taking by satisfied longs, The squeeze on the stock market began to give way today as big Wall , street houses started a dumping movement : ' open high" low' dose 1288, 1268 '1254 1255 1238; 1236 ' 1223 1238 1235 1235 1222 U223- 1218 122« 1207 1207 1203 '1202 '1189 Ho 1162-1163 1151 Closing Stock Prices Dec March May July Oct H51 Spots closed 'steady at 1272 O ft •- '• ' 25 Women .Overcome • by Unexplained Gas LANSINQ, Mich, Dec 11 (UP) —Twenty-five of the ^eighty-five, women emplojed on a LVPA stwlns project uys/ovecconiclbyjgas today In I heir rooms above a ,foca garage Nine were icported In se- r'loits condition ' Police and fire departi'itent .ofll dais as well as the garage proprietor were unable to explain tin. possible source of the gas Assistant Pirc Chief Hugh Fisher hald tests showed It was'neither corboi hionoxlde. sener, 01 illuminating gas Says Conflict In His Colin- try Already Is International i GENEVA, Deo n. (UI')-An "Intel national wni"' nhuady exKls In Spain and thienlcns to spiend into i geneinl Buroiiciiii conlllct, Spanish rorelgn Minister Julio Alvure?, del Vayo vvained an c\trnordlnMy session of the League ol Nations council totlay Del Vnyo', In'an'Impassioned ad- dicss before iho council, which summoned into session, crll- tm'Italian nnd aeimnn assistance allegedly given Die Spanish rebels, pow at the gates of Mn- diid Thousands of their Iroops nre'repoited lo be flshUng with HID liiHirgenli, with others ready to so The foreign minister said with this alleged bicneh of Ihe non In- leivchtlon accord among the nations tow aid Spain 1 !, civil \var, phis' iccognltlon by Italv and ocrnian> of the icbel "goveinnienl,'' the conflict no longer was nn intemal civil mnltcr. An ' Intcinational war already exists," | c said i Program It Offered Viscount Ornnbornc of Orenl Britain dcclaied that (lie cntnuice of foreign trooixs Into Spain 1ms reached ' alarmUig pro|x>rtlons After saving (hat the Inllux of foielgn soldiers was dangerous, Loid Cranborne suggested threc- lokl action by the council: 1—Advocate stilct' enforcement of the International non-intervention .ngicemcnt, in Spain's civil wai ,2—Endoise Ihe I'ecciu/ Franco'- Brills)!, pence piojecl by \\hlcli these two ""'•"•*• > • • Roosevelt Declines Comment on Edward POUT AU SPAIN Tilnldnd, Dec. 1! IU1 5 )—PiosldunL Hoosoiell w,\s .silent today on the abdication of Edward vm In England 'iTheipiGsldcnt pausing for n few Hours on hh home-bound vovnije from South AIIICIICA. was nskcd ftt ft picss conference 1: no would .suy anything on the UiltLsh momuhlal crisis Mr uoo'ovell looked grave nnd said quickly: ,'No i have nothing to say" I ho press conference was held nboaid n Trlnldnd island sleauiLr at Poll an Spain, as the picsltlcnl Wiis being taken us'ioio liom the ciutsei indlnnnpojlb on which h is traveling to charleslon an Ktn wo povvcis^hope, to lend flrmlsticu | n Spain' bcfoio 3— The Lenglie lend Its secic- -arlal, technical seivlco foi a humanitarian effoit to diminish the sufferlngi of tlic civil population help reconstruct Maitin Mooi Dies This Moining in Caiolina Gas Chamber CENTRAL PRISON, Haleigll N C Dec 11 (UP)—Marlln 'Moor gangling negro, died-today in North Carolina's lethal gas chamber .for the murder of pretty Helen Clevenger In fashionable Battery park hotel, Asheville, last July 16. Moor, 22. oiice a hdn boy at tlie hotel, left behind us he died a purported written confession of the brutal slaying of the , New York University freshman Despite the purported confession as he cnlered the grey-wailed deatli chamber Moor professed his innocence of the.crime. Moor cried and "cringed as he walked to the gas chair Into which he was strapped at 10:30 a.m.'Fifteen minutes later, after the bluish fumes had enveloped him, Dr. George Coleman. prison physician, pronounced htm dead. ' ind ultimately torii'Spaln I o>allsls Surround Ovledo MADRID,, Dec n (UP)-Qov- eniment forces launched n now attack today on O.vledo, Spain's great' nninltloni niiunifaclurlnp center. Official dispatches from QIJoi. said the loyalist forces- had the toi almost a road surrounded through El Except Narnnco and El Escnmpero, Ihe official report said, Ovledo was cut off ' Government troops- Invaded Ihe rebel territory In Asturios, attacking icbel icservcs with tanks and machine guns Tlie militia was lepoited to be meeting with success nil along the A~sturian front I" the general attack so far they have taken El Rlncon de la Area, In tlie Qrullos sector, nnd the towns of La Qulnita, Vcrcda de Olivaies, and Monlecanales In the Sobrendlo sector, government, rcjiortfi say. Tlic Madrid front remained quiet. Heavy rains, .snow nnd freezing weather continued lo make suffering oil both sides. I'licuds Uige Her to Seek Plivncy by Going lo , Floicnce CANNES, Prance, Dec 11 (UP) —Airs Wallls wai field Slmpsoi i]Wj Ilee from nance to Italy lo oscnpc publicity,, It was, leltubh learned today •< Dospllc tho cfesHo of 'Mr nnd Mis, Hennnn L thnl sh rcinnln their' guest at their villa heiu nnd hei upparent vvlllhigncs: to piolong hci stay, othei friena: have urged hci to go elsewhere' These Include^ Mis DUsy I'el- ' who slicssed (lie dcslrnblllti of privacy hlie pointed out that the Itnllai picss Is under official orders am could be held ,at a distance Mrs PcllowcVsuggested Florence It was nolenoithy Hint »c_" yatht, vnVIn the Imrbo at Monaco, nearby, ready to pu out-Inlo ilia Mediterranean andil Is possible, tlmt Mb Slmpsoi) limy " her host, reiterated th lie made/jester ilntcmcnl vvhlcl day:, "Mrs Simpson will be heir n least through tomorrow, she ha no plans lo meet Edward Holds Two to Grand Jury on Bassett Robbery Charge BASSETT, Ark.. Dec. 11.—Abner Hayes, 21, has been bound over toj llle sa ' c ' s alleged to have beeiv Doctor Held on Narcotics Charge POPLAR BLUFF, Mo.— Dr. S. E. Mitchell, 65, Maiden (Mo.) pry- slclan, vvas arraigned before .United SUites Commissioner Arno Pon- rter here Thursday on charge. 1 ! of violatirig the federal narcotic laws.;. He pleaded not guilty, and wns held to the Aprfl' lerni of federal court. He Is charged by the goycrn- ment with'- selling morphine : sulphate Rock. to a physician In Little await action of the spring grand jury on a charge of robbery and Joseph Musick, 23, has. been bound over on a charge of accessory to robbery In magistrate's c6urt here. Hayes .admitted to the magistrate that he robbed E. J. Grant, of near here, laklng $57 from under .Grant's pillow after Grant had been roused. NEW YORK, Dec. 11. (UP)- 1 - Muslck claims that lie'had. no Mrs. Maggie McKinnon • Dies at Hospital Hen Mrs Maggie McKinnon, 52, die at 11 o'clock lust nlghl. at th Blsthcvllie, hospital after scvcra rlajs serious Illness of n kidile ailment. Funeral services will be held 10 o'clock tomorrow morning the. home of Mis Bill Ingran with whom Mas McKinnon llvec at 220 Dougan' street with th Rev Stuart II Salmon official Ing services will also bo licl at Rutherford, Tcmi, where in termenl vslll _be made The Cob Funeral Home Is In charge o funeral arrangements. Mrs McKinnon, v,idow of th late E A McKinnon, made he home at Armorel for a numbe of jeaii, She had resided wit her daughter, Mrs, Ingrain, hei for (some time. Mrs. McKinnon is also survive by four- other daughters; M: Felix Cumberland, Mrs Herbpr Hughes, Mrs Walter Teagardei and Mrs. Carl Holt, and ttire sons, Hairy, Joe Wallace and R gar. She is also survived by fdi brothers. Manila Motorists Hit Mule on Highwa MANILA, Ark.—Mrs. Bill Browi Mrs. Crockett Wright, and Mrs. Minnie Lon .Wright, FflllLLW " i .-. -,.,. j. j ^ 4 Vounget' Brother; Duke^of • York, Succeeds, Him Tas , King-CeoigcVI. rJ -J BY TREDFRICK United Press Stuff Correspondent LONDON, Deo 11 (UP)—Edward VIII, 'his bilet reign as* king- ••mpcioi ended, bade farewcll'Sto ils staff at Port Belvedere *,?{>lay nnd ordered Ills personal 'air? >!nne pilot to sland by fo;' a. light lo the continent f - j^'- t There was a rumor, iineqnflrrtt- ? cd, that he mJf,ht • le^vo, ,'for .urlcli, SvvltMiland, and go'»iriici* seclusion nt some Alpine ,^vln(d',' The Dilko of Kent/ his "taby' )i other, and Sole sympatlu"zcr,»ln* the royal family with >hls romance, was" his first visitor as^he* lueparccl In his sludy a farewell message to the empiia' loHbeil jrondcnst at 10 P..M (4 p"*Ml ,1 0 S. TO. . > ' .»-,'• Airplane Is Ready " (4^ rilglil Lieutenant Edward THj t\ ridden, "captain of the kings flight ' Edward's pilot, recef/«l 01 dels to stand by at Hendbii Airdrome in the North London, subuibs loday nnd tomorrow.; EdJ wards own plane was lunedt'fo? night .* '>„ For Edward now there Is butpl ono job—to bioadcast a, message -I of farewell lo his people,' then'lfo inlo exllo for years If noL for- , cvcr ; from British soil to'wander fl tlie earth In seaxch of the hip- J plncss he sought yalnly as klnft>" •niere -were reports that'^ie would go eventually to Argentina ' : lo bo ajnnchet^or a. ---••*•* In Deniiiaik (o tie'a modern lot.v^o., Hamlet in' plus Jours, njul $ a. Ja^-tolored sweater,' - ~*,_. ' Appro VM Abdication'BiU Edward ended his brief reign to-' day by giving his 'royal assent to tlie bill legalizing his abdication His brother, tho Duk"e of York, 41 next Monday, became the klfig- 6mperor to rule, as George VI, one- fourth the world's territory and, people. t ' * The tragic crisis In the life or Edward VUI was over. Hc~»aa~ free lo marry Mrs. Wallls Warfleld Simpson, twice divorced Baltimore * society Ionian, w'hen she obtained her final divorce" decree ~-"*-~ Tlie house of commons passed tho bill through all its stages In n two-hour session and rccessedrfo nwall [he lords' action „*, f Lords Act Promptly ^JJl* H look 1 the lords, at the other end of Westminster palace/ onl> she minutes to pass the bill * t ' At 1 50 pm (7'50 am c s t) a royal r commission, sitting before tlie throne In the house of lords^ announced' that the roynl assent had been given * A lords' official rose nnd s^'di' 'I* rol le \eulf ' t 'The king wishes H"—it -was 1 Edward's royal assent to the deaih warrant of his reign and Qeorgo VI was king-emperor •»• . Edward a private citizen as'ha' alwajs wanted to be fiom the day he realized his position—born i to be king—was expected to leave his country in voluntary exile tonight or tomorrow. , driving, to Memphis who early this Weakness in American Can unsettled the leading Issues on the New York stock exchange foday but action continued In the low priced Issues. : A T and T 188 3-4 • American Water Works ,25 5-8 • Anaconda Copper ...... 501-2 Bethlehem Steel 733-4 Chrysler 123.3-8 "Cities Service ........ 33-4 1 Coca Cola .-...' 125 '/ General American Tank 747-8 • -General Electric 611-2 General Motors .....;, :68 6-8 connection with the robbery maintaining .that he drove Hayes to Grant's home after - Hayes had told htm he wanted to. go'there to collect some money owed him. Grant, however, says there was another man In the room with Hayes when the money was taken. Muslck has made bond and |s at liberty but Hajes, who is under a suspended sentence In -another robbery caso> is In jai) at Osceola. ... • . The correct name-of the, jack morning, collided with a.-mulc'bii Highway 18 near-.Dell at about' 5 o clock Two mines were on the highway loose when Mrs Brown attempted to drive around'one'of o _ them It ran,In front of her car made December 1° Narcotic "agents Olld Mrs Br own slid she had to said they recovered the drug rroml hlt ' l to avoltl n m ? le serious ac- the mails at Lltlle Hock. Agents cldcnt None of tn e occupants of who arrested Dr. Mitchell said he' l n c car was Injured. Tlic car.was made an oral confession' in which he said he deposited the drug In the malls. I'll Dr. Mitchell has practiced in Maiden 30 years. IfiUfuMlcnal -Hamster. j». 1-2 rabbit-,Is pratts h»r*. De Valera in New Move For, Irish Independence DUBLIN, Dec. 11. (UP)—Two constitutional "bills .making the Irish Free Stale virtually a, republic In .Internal .affairs, 'although still nominally a member of tho British "emplrc.Ywere introduced In ' the Dail Eireann today by President -.Eamori de Valcra The bills, Introduced in connection with King Edward's abdlca- : tion,'.amend the old- constitution It- but dp. not Introduce the long • ---"•' now constitution.. damaged but the mule ran .off, apparently unhurt. Bailey Inspects State Prison Farms Today LITTLE ROCK, Dec. UHtJP) — Go'v-Elcct Carl E. Bailey arid the men 'who will serve on; his state penal board after January; i'l we're making an Inspection trip over the state; prison farms near England and Pine Bluff today, The governor-elect's party was received in Pino Blufl by Prison Superintendent Tom cogblll, who conducted them through Tucker and cutrtmlngs farms. At the Tucker farm tho party (Inspected the auto Ijccnsc, shoe and garment plants, where supplies used by Che stale n<\- manufactured by convict lator ' Queen-Mary's Statement' * LONDON, Dec n. (UP)-Queen Mary issued a message to the na-> lion and the empire tonight," e\- presslnif'gatltude f 0r the sympathy" and aflecllon shown in 'this 4 time of .anxiety." The queen mother's message said: "I Viced not sjxiak to jou of tlie distress which fills a mother's lieart* when I think that nij dear son has deemed it his dutj to lay down his charge and the reign which was begun with so much hope and promise has so suddenly ended • ',' • ~( ^ Cat Saves Family From Fire-*RAVENNA, O (UP) — Mr. and Mrs Perry Holllster's cat, syuawk- er, lived tip to Its name when fire broke out In the' Holllstcr basement 'The cat's meows awakening the ' family, were credited with saving the Hus of Sir. and Mrs 1 . WEATHER Arkansas—Fair, slightly farmer *J in northwest portion tonight Saturday fair and warmer. Memphis and^ vicinity—T^if to«i»ht lowest temperature 28 to 3i.< Saturday fair with rising tempera-" lure , , _-. J _>\ The maxlpium temperature here jesterday cloudy. , 47, ' minimum " 31, loudy. Jrtth .Ol^of. an Inch rainfall, .t ccording ict Samuel J 1 Norrls, of^v - flclal weather, observei- the minimum temperature 3f!f

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