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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 8, 1940
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VOIAJJIK XXXVI—NO. 2.!8. Anti-Lynching Bill Is Forced To Floor For House Action WASHINGTON, Jan. 8. (UP)-The house voted tudnv to take up the iedoral ;nili-).vndiint' bill. 'I'lio vole dis- ° n h ' lc " 1 RIl » I|C « ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI Missslssippl VnlU-y Lcadcv Blytheville Daily MOWS " ~~ " " " :™ J3>»,^m,rier HUTHHV.ILU.;, ARKANSAS. .MONDAY, JANUAllY S, HMD NEW! Ill the .senate, however, a filibuster was expected to delay passage and there wns a,, even chance of defeat there. Representative Joseph E Gnvn- Bim (Dem.. N. Y,j, author of the measure, called it up olt „ lllolioll signed by 218 house members lo discharge Die rules committee from further consideration. Adoption of the motion made Ihe bill |h e order of business in (lie house. The bill is expected to pass Ihe liouse to (lie delight of Otiva-l Ban's district—Harlem—and the] satisfaction of northern Democvals genera!. A similar bill passed I feet of lumber Memphis Fire Loss Is Heavy MEMPHIS, Jan. 8. (UP)—Frozen hydrants hampered firemen as names destroyed the huge lumber plant of Nickcy Brothers, Inc., with an estimated loss of $300.000. Between 800.000 nnd 1,000.000 J. B. BinlER IS RE-ELECTED Adoption Of Resolutions, Election Ends S.T.F.U. Meeting Mere Alter adopting « series O f re , 0 ] U . (Ions aimed nt the Improvement of conditions among icnuiit farmers sharecroppers mid fnvin laborers delegate; to (lie sixth annual convention of Ilic Soulhern Tenant; Farmers Union re-elected J. H Duller of Memphis as president nt the. final session here yesterday I P. B. notion of collon Plant'was tho house in 1931 by a vote of "y> 1 to 120 but was filibustered lo de- fenl in tlie senate. Sen. Tom Connally (Dem.. Tex.), wlp led tlie southern orators on that occasion promises a bigger and better filibuster this time "Congress will have lo slay hero until next September to pass th.U bill," conally is promising, and lie means It. But northern and western Dcmo- Origin of known. were destroyed. Hie blaze was not Roosevelt's extraordinary triumphs in 1932 and 193G arc attributed io a shift of the northern neera vote from Republican to Democratic columns. Postmaster GeneralJ ns A. Parley said in 1938 lhat i;e- groes often held the balance of power in ma , lv vi(al statcs Ilc named Pennsylvania, Ohio Indiana, New York, Michigan, Missou- re-named vice president of group and lilnine Trendway the of Nomination Sent To Senate e n a i o r Mcmphls. .secretary. With n comprehensive program formulated for 1940, eight members of the union's executive council, who were also elecied In Ihe balloting yesterday, were scheduled to hold a special meeting in Memphis last night niul outline plans for the year's work. The new executive council is composed of W. M Tanner of Brinkley, B. S. Heck of 'Oobler. Mo.. J. P. Hymls of Forrest City, Hoy Pnr'xs of porta"e- ville, Mo., w. u. Pnrcells of Mils- Pi 'At , „.;, , kogce, okin.. D. A. Griffin of Fair Ltossie A. Lambert Killed. Oaks. H. L. Mitchell of Memphis and Howard Kester of Black Mountain, N. C. WASHINGTON. Jan. 8. <Ul».-rrosidcnt Konscvelt today sent lo the uninlc the nomlniiflon of H<K S K . aievens to lx> pustnmtrr nt llfyllievlllp. Ar);. Tiie nomination of Kir. slcvoiw lo be nnstniaslcr lieie lind bror. nnliclpalcd since (he public, anncmncenu-nt by Conisi-essiniin K. 0. ri'ook) fialhlngs last August (hat he had recommended r.uchnctiun! lu line wllli the. cusloinnry pnlronage privileges afforded con- Bi'fssmpjj JUKI .senators, iiWJolnlmont uf postmaster.s is uencrnlly reenrded as Ilic perognllvp of cniiRrcssmvii mid Ilirir rccojnweildn- tion i.s usually tniUnmoiinl IP nomination and iijipoinlmenl, Mr. Slovens, when the routine or conlUmnlion niul appointment Is comiiletcd, possibly sonic lime tills week, will succeed Herman Cross, who wns iippoinlcd sciwnl years n g o by Congressman W. J. Driver, who was defeated for icnomlnatlon by Galhines. Mr. Slovens' nnpoliilment, II is understood, will bi> under Ilic clnsslllcd civil service law mid will not Iherefore be subject lo micwnl but will be for a jiermnnenl or 'indefinite period. It |s understood Ilic position cnnto nn mmiml suliuy of «3000 SINGLR COPIES PIVR CENTS' Says He Is Far From Neutral WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 (UP) — Senator Cnrlcr Glass (Dem., Va.) lold reporters to<]ay he would be willing to lend Finland $00,000,000 "even if we have to bonwv it." A bill authorising the treasury lo rl, JCentucky, Tennessee and Vir- S' v ' c the beleaguered republic that ginia. j sum introduced by Senator So the northern Democratic ef-iPrenlis M. Brown (Dem., Mich) fort to enact a federal law (o dis- i shortly after the state depa: courage lynching ; s no mi!re Rl:s _ rcvenlnd it liad advised the ture but a play for bisj political stakes. The bill will not pass Ihe. senate although it probably will go through (he house ngnln Chairman Pat Harrison (Dem Miss.), of the senate finance committee .will introduce his resohi- 'for a 24-man joint legisla- tion live rtmont the league of nations that the Red Cross and other American agencies already are helping Finland. "I am not neutral in thought, or in words" Glass said when asked live cqrnmitte.e. to examine Mr.! tn Soosevelt's-budget proposals."n'otn- Iri bly his tax request nnd defense "" spending plans. But committee scope would be so broad as practically to provide for the drafting; of a congressional budget major items of income ai Senate Republicans have ed Ihe plan and house Republicans are expected lo do so. But. house Democratic leaders generally are against it. Many of (hem are resentful of senate refusal lasv session to go along wilh house economy plans. The senate hiked house appropriation bills by almost 5500,000,000. Tlie house appropriations committee has five supply bills ready to go this year and they want notion. The Harrison plan would require a committee report within CO days and delay al! appropriation measures in the interim. Confronted with house opposition, Hai risen called at Ihe White House Satin- day and emerged smiling with the' how he felt about the proposed leans to Finland. Brown's bill would authorize the •easury to make a $60,000,000 loan •om the Reconstruction Fhianca Corporation for the purchase of any materials which Finland needs. announcement that was for his plan, Mr. Roosevelt Stock Prices AT&T Anaconda Copper ... Am. Tobacco Beth Steel Chrysler Cities Service 172 3-4 29 7-8 80 19 7-8 88 5-8 4 7-8 Coca Cola 123 General Electric 40 1-2 General Motors 54 3-4 Int Harvester 53 3-4 Montgomery Ward 51 N Y Central 17 3-4 North Am Aviation 25 3-4 Packard Phillips Rnriio Republic Steel .... Socony Vacuum .. Studebaker Standard Oil N J Texas Corp U S Steel 3 3-8 40 1-2 5 5-8 22 1-2 12 1-4 8 7-8 45 1-2 •10 3-4 65 3-8 Chicago Wheat open high [ Olv close May 103 1-4 103 1-<1 102 3-8 103 July 101 101 100 1005-8 Chicago Corn May- July open 587-8 high 53 low close 585-8 59 59 1-2 593-4 591-8 5D 5-8 Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, 111., Jan. 8 Hogs 15000 Top 5.85 170-230 Ibs. 5.70-5.85 140-160 Ibs., 5.30-5.65 Bulk sows 4.15-5.15 Gallic 3500 Steers 10.80 Slaughter steers G.75-11.00 Mixed yearlings, heifers 7.50-9.25 Slaughter heifers 6.50-1050 Beef cows 5.25-6.25 Cutters and low cullers 4.00-5.00 To Hold Funeral Tuesday For 88-Year-Old Luxora Business Man LUXORA, Ark.. Jan. 8.— J. W. Spiinn, pioneer resident- ot Luxora and one of the early developers of South Mississippi County, died al the Memphis Baptist hospital Sunday morning of a heart attack. The 88-year-old planter nnd business man, who underwent an operation Doc. 22, was preparing to leave the hospital for his home when stricken. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon. 2:30 o'clock nt the Luxora Methodist, church with the Rev. R. E. L, Benrden, pastor, conducting the rites. Burial will be In Cnlhoun cemetery. Born nt Triune, Tenn.. Mr. Spann moved to Covington, Tenn., when he wa.s 20 and entered the ginning business. He went to Luxora in 1882 and had taken a leading part in public affairs here since. In addition to his farming and ginning enterprises. Mr. Spann was president ot the Mississippi County Bank of Osceola. He helped organ- Ire the Luxora Banking Co.. which became the Luxora Bank. an;l which in turn became the Mississippi Comity Bank. He was active in affairs of the Methodist churlli. Since the death of his wile in 1017, he had made his home with his son, Lewis Spann, who died last August. His daughters, Mrs. R. L. Cox.of Bobo. Miss., and-Mrs. Bliss Yancey of Ainrianiiii. Mr. Cox and Mr. Yancey, have arrived lo be with other members of UiC family. Mrs. Nancy Walldrep Dies At Age Of 89 Mrs. Nnncy Ann Walldrep died Sunday noon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Lewis of Promised Land, where she had resided for 20 years. She was 88. Born in came to Principal objectives of the S. T P. U. (his year, as contained in resolutions adoptcil Saturday and Sunday, are as follows: 1. Representation of tenants, sharecroppers and day laborers oti community and county committees ntliniiiUlerliig (lie Soil Conservation Act, with full publicity pertaining Clay Webster Injured at Belleville, 111. Funeral services were held here (his afternoon for Dossio A Lambert, formerly of niythcvillo nnd mlo of .Memphis, who WES killed In an automobile accident nt Belleville, III,, in which l>k half-brother, Clay Webster. -10. of Blylhevllle, to elections and operation of the >v " , JI ' J "'™program, full parlclpnlion in the , , , 32 -5' enr -oW employe elections, direct payments by mail "^'""ly Express Trucking G to persons entitled to payments under the program nnd the holding of such elections at uniform dales. 2. Larger appropriations by congress to make the Farm Security Administration more effective, placing of "dirt" farmers on local administrative committees, the setting up of more large projects like the LaForge project in Missouri, pro- jucls for the care of migratory farm workers in the South's cotton' of the „ Company was driving the car which skidded on ley pavement and overturned, Mr. and Mrs. Gayle Wlieatley of Columbus, Ohio, hitch-hikers who had been given a ride, escaped with slight injuries. The car was about to crash into an approaching automobile when It swerved, left the highway and landed on lt.s side oti a barbed wire fence bordering » ditch. :. Mr. Webster, who was reported Department. 3. A minimum wage scale of 25c per hour for all farm laborers on farms having 25 acres or more planted to cash crops under the AAA program. 4. Legislation lo make the necessary changes in the constitutions of Arkansns nnd other Southern states to remove legal complications in the way of serving F3A grants on donated or stale lands. 5. Extension of provisions of the Wages and Hours Act to all ngr- cultural labor whose products are tcrday In an ambulance, lie is resting very well today. The Rev. Alfred Carpenter, pastor of the First Baptist church, conducted the funeral rites at the Cobb Funeral Home with burlnl in North Siuvba cemetery. A native of Blytheville, Mr. Lambert had lived here all his life until he moved to Memphis three years ngo. He Ls also survived by his wife, Mrs. Gladys Lambert; a six-year-old, daughter, Peggy Je'nn, and Ihrce brothers, Glenn and Pemiscot Assessor shipped across state- lines and also' Bal) lo Lambert of Dlytheville and the adoption of Wages and Hours I Dcwc y Lambert of Cape Ctlrardcau. acts in each slate lo provide mini- i ' : mum wages and hours of employ-1 ment lo all workers not engaged in interstate production. 6. Extension of federal slum clearance programs lo include rural housing projects. 7. The removal of relief from polilics and the placing of those charged Is Sued By County CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Jnn. 8. —A suit against George McCllice, .— I'emiscol county assessor, has been Its administration "' e <' In circuit court here to re- under civil service. This resolution cover $800.83, which It Is alleged also condemned "discrimination w '"s pnld McQhec for assessment practiced by county and public "s's ot property he never prepared welfare departments in various! T 'ie petition alleges that in 1835 southern states who refuse lo certify negroes and other workers for relief projects" and n demand that MeGhcc presented a bill to thc county court for 12,371 nsscismciils In 1034. and that in IMC lie . "each agency dealing with human presented n bill for 11730 tissrss- ivelfare be permitted to certify its 'ments lists made in 1935 it fur- welf: own clients.' 8. Adoption of n plan by Ihe federal government to provide $60 per Litlle. Prospect For Ahalc- menl Seen; Snow h I Melting Slowly Snow is MIlfiiiTiho urouud toil«y but Hlythevlllo mtod most, of lh(> snow storms of UK, weck- «><! which blankdcd (lie entire Mule-. Saturday ninhl's snow-one and "Half Inclics-ljpgnn fniiln R about nine o clock a short, time, after It was reported lhat u bllmrd was sweeping ihu stale | m |. |j lcr( , Wlls very Illtu. wind In this section. nic official temperature of tlie weekend was M clcijiws wllli the mercury at 27 this afternoon lo mnko (he day a cold one, despite tli« Mmshhic. Another nlsia of low temperatures Is hi prospect with sllKht abatement tomorrow. Tills Is the day Illyllicvlll eighth Finns Claim Another Red Division Knocked Out, Materials Seized »y WKIIB """" u,d Fitvmoi- Slugged, Lcl'l Unconscious By Side Of Road Offlccra nrc seeking to establish "entity of (lie man who stru * r . ">«terlal captured included UTO horses, 47 neld kitchens, '278 n u omobiles nl ,d )0 armored cark vywils "Wod nsso-lm- s " cc ' nl ls llolfnr Mn»a n, Hmw a Illlle more lhan a week ngo claimed to have annihilated I lie Husstnn 103rd Division lied nrmy division at \va>' ranges from 15,000 to 18.- Chicago Leader Is To Live In Baltimore head mid left liliu unconscious .. „ Bill with tl " 8 fun for n i BALTIMORE, Jan. B. (U!') — Al — '•— ~ • the snow has come When he slarlcd to "set liilo' who brought nlonjt car, .some one struck htm on 1 -'--MI they moved back of the head, ho lold offl the uivi " cv " ic Ice skiillnj; n popular sport Sun- one lime Chicago cam;'day with Tomnlic'lioBan'"^.^-^!,,!.^' 1 " 1 - '-""• ll " c °» scl °» s . °» lhc new home Is located ncnr 1 lie famous plmllco racs track. Dr. Joseph E, Moore, fnmous Si-philologist, who has been Ircal- lui! Cnpone. said Hint his pallent ',' ' hnd shown some Improvement, hut, ,,„„, , still wns surfcrlng from n dan- Mllch of gcrous disease and that It Is too early lo sny whether the treal- ment was entirely successful. Tlie cxlrcinely c old weather Is very advnntnvjecms ( n farmers of Ihls section because tho [rccze kills Inserts which might behoove them next .spring nnd H.immor and Ihe soil to pulverize. (he Inml had already been plowed under but, whether or not It had bcun plowed, If, will be i;rcally bcncflltcd by the cold wen- Iher, according lo Ihe county extension agents' office. Jury Impaneled To Try Norman Baker G-Men Investigating Reports Of Plot To Blow Up Dam r LI'lTLE HOCK, Jan. fl (UP)— WASHINGTON, Jnn. 8. (UP)A Jury was completed in federal '• Dlrc clor J. Edgar Hoover of the _ district ccurt today for the trial Prllcral !i »renu of InvcstlgntloM \| ic T n c of Normnii )3akcr, Eureka Springs ,' Iofln >' snl(1 " lnl fedrrnl ngcul.'i named OUCCCSSOr lo U. b. hospllnl operator, who Is charged linv , n liivcstlstalcd nnd arc now In- Post Here operator, who Is charged In T mnnv .|. n i with mall rmud In comuicllon wllli in impoilanl ndvcrllslDK a "cnncer cure." Farmers, merchanls, Insurance men and two nuto dealers were in- cludc'd In the Jmy. Two housewives, who had been Jim J. Pickren has been appointed county nyent In north Missis- sl "»"« l «W>l«Hl Ihe defendant. Ooreniinent nllornoys v/ere W open their ease at two p. in. Blythc^VcM^^ Ing lo un announcement mnde by University of Arkansas officials. Mr. Plp.krcn. n nnllve of Salem, Ark., wns graduated from lhc University of Arkansas College ol Agriculture in 1031, and hns also done grndunle work nl George Peabcdy College at Nashville, Tenn. Prom 1034 to 103C he was Caruthersville Votes On Bond Issue Tuesday __ ... CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo.. Jnn. 0. vocational agriculture. Instructor nt —Caruthersville residents will vote! vest Baling rcporls of nn alleged plot lo h'.w up noultlcr nnm. Thc chid G-man would not discuss what the Investigation, has disclosed ns lo Ihe possible realty of Ihe plot. But lie pointed out that a-mcn rushed lo Boulder Dam by nlr- plnne from Washington a month HBO when rumors of (he plot were first received; had made certain recoiiimendntlons for safeguards lo protect the dnm nnd Its IHIRC power generating equipment. These protective measures were nnnounc- cd Inst month. , i wo .Finnish soldiers hnd ucne- I'oted fur behind the Russian lines and dyimiiiltcd the Rusatan i«nlngrad-to- Murmansk railroad supply lino for (he Russian aiiiiy In Ihe far north. . : • Export skllors, the Finnish BO|< lor* sliu-led owl alone from their nes with as much dynamite us they could carry, It W as said, and made lliclr iv«y Ilirough the snow JJ 1 night, camping in lh c forests by day. The expedition, effected under almost Impossible conditions with Icnipcra lures ran B lng around 45 dcisrccs below zero, took nine days In all, Tho skllcrs, ns usual hnv- inj! whnt supplies they could can^. Tills and other exploits were not discussed officially because of mill- nry secrecy. But It:Is snld Unit there havo been numerous expeditions of Ihls sort which, if they could be lold, would rival the operations of the British • Lawrence of Arabia In Dip blistering New East deserts during the World War. Bfich of these expeditions consll- _tulc a throat lo:;Russ!a's v entire suplily line for food as well ns ma- : tcrinl lo'(lie frozen nortli. •; The Russians have placed much reliance, In northern operations, on their specially prof'iMcd speed sledges, cqulptfd wlfn airplane Augustn, Ark. tomorrow on a special bond Issue In June, 103G, ho was appointed ! election In the sum of $15,000, which assistant in agricultural conscrvn- : "• Is proposed to use this sum. if tlon Jefferson county, nml . Issue Li affirmatively voted, lo , , March, 1937, was appointed county purchase a plat of ground of about agent In Deslia county. He resign- j " ncrcs nt the sonlhwcst edge of cd In February. 1930, to become nssoclnled with thc Farm Security Administration. town to build into n public park and playground. The properly Is to K cost $8,000, but the remainder of( k . He succeeds D. S. Lantrlp who | tllc Issue would be used for im- wns trnnsfcrrcd to Perry county l>rovcmcnts and equipment for Ihe years, month to all over GO years of age McGhcc" was paid 35 cents for lists were made In the tv.-o respectively. Mississippi County Ihrce years. '.gent of north I Mayor D. D. Pinion am! a. mn- for (he pnst J orll J' of the bonrd of aldermen have expressed themselves as op- The family of the new agent will : i)r " !Ctl to tlle l- ss "e, elling that 'it Proprietor Burned When Kerosene Heater Tank Explodes Critically burned when a kerosene water lank healer exploded Into Saturday, H. D. Campbell, 35, owner to be financed by taxation of the* j each nssessmenl half by te state i rcsld , ," h in T" T" 1 I w I Incrc, c (axes an 7 mZ n Si>lUr<Iay ' "' D ' Campbc11 ' 3! who have Ihe ability lo pay. a»d half by the C0 unty Sml by ££f I,! . i S f ?™?, r ' y ° CCU " III m^ nx™,«Vr n n ° ( Ule < *" vlu * SIloc S1 '°>'' 0. A rural health program to be' «>e. <,l«tc ns niccl sometac B «. Sf ^""^"^ '*">*» nt 307 f, n l ' 1 LT, ,'n,' Lf"^,' !'« "?'* .-" '«'«* «< ""> proyram to be ""• sl "'e was filed some time ngo, conducted by the U. S. Public antl lms n °l- J'et been settled The Health Service with free clinics Pillion for Ihe county, prepared for treatment and prevention of •'""' n)c 'l by Ward & Reeves local disease among farm families in lruv fil ™. alleges that following <lls- each trade center in all rural com- cover v of ">e discrepancy in asscss- munitics of the South, and the mcm « l )!>i <l for nnd those actually institution of a cooperative group j mn( 'e, that McGhcc had promised "'"" ' medical plan. to repay difference, but Hint 10. Strengthening of the National laler whc » asked by the county Labor Relations Board to extend fnr tllc sllm . he had refused to and guarantee protection of thc IM5 ' "• right of farm labor to organize | and bargain collectively lo those M ., „ . _, Industries engaged In producing north dawba Farmer farm products that are shipped! across slate lines. ' 11, Approval and support of the I Gnvngau Anti-Lynchlng Bill before Dies Of Heart Attack ;. Long, Inrmcr at North congress. , Sawba for many years, died stid- 12. Abolishment of lhc poll lax ltcnly carly Sttn <lay morning .it thc as a requirement for voting because Ilomc of n duughtcr, Mrs. Jessie "poll tax laws of the South clfec- Lce Durton > on Sycamore streel, lively disenfranchises lhc major whcrc llc waf ' visiting. He w,n 51. part of lhc working people of the Stricken suddenly, he lived but South, especially sharecroppers a fcw "''"utes after a hentl nl- tenants and other farm workers" '"*• dvl "8 at slx o'clock, wniiclrcp | ]^ cooperation ot the S T p u funeral arrangements are In, nT? w * cn - with the Workers Defense Lca°ue <™[> Iclc P»<">>K word from two cvctew "Ds.SM.ta and Trenton Long, Funeral semces «•«„£, A , .!„ '" vvhlch UlC unl °" has "presenla- "ho "™ In California. He is also ° * lion heard sevcra! *l><»kcrs Satur- survived by his wife, Mrs. Media W • ""' "* 5> '" day lnc "" iin * L °" e: U ^ <taughtcl * this aflcrnoo, ni ,• Land M Kt church Rev A W n • . -, D " rltl , CIcndenf » of New York, es Betty Jean and Margaret Long. Enst Davis avenue. Mrs. Fannie Jane Ellis Succumbs At Age Of 84 Mrs. Fannie Jane Ellis died ly Sunday morning at the home of her stcp-dnughlcr. Mrs. C. A. Evans, in the Lost Cane community. The 84-year-old woman hnd been In ill health for some time but had not been confined to her bed but for two weeks. Long a desidcnt of Fordycc. Ark., Mrs. Ellis came to Mississippi county last March lo mnke her home with Mr. fund in maintaining Ihe park after comtruction Is completed, they , c poln invout that lhc general fund j s])OJI , ]2I w . Mnl| , slrcct „„ t 5 Is nlrcadjovcr-lnxcd. ' vilehosniu Thc ftcclucnt , „.,.„„.,,„ nl lhc Mrs. Avery Rush Dies At Amarillo, Texas LUXORA, Ark., Jnn. 8.—News o'clock when Mr. Campbell nt- | tempted (o put out. the fire nftci j the stove started to sputter. A few minutes after thc tank hnd been refilled with oil, Mr. Campbell noticed n peculiar noise ^ IIA u ^ and went to investigate. In nt- lias been received here of'the death' lcjn PU»B 1° H'l, Hie t.iuk off the of Mrs. Avery Hush, wife of the ronr of thc healer he, spilled the former cashier of lhc Bank of °" , ovcr himself nnd when the Luxora, who died Thursday In ex l )losl °" flulckly followed, his body Amarillo. She wns 38 [ uccnmc « torch. Funeral services were held at , Hk clltirc back fo tlie shoulders, Amcrlllo where burin! was made ' lis nrms llnd lc ^ s werc severely '' burned bclore E. H. Cobb. an em- She hns no other near relatives. Her husband was the late D C. Ellis of Fords-ce. Tiie remains were Uikcn to Fir- (iycc todny where burial will be made Tuesday. Cobb Punt.>r.'il Home Is in charge. Frank Whitworth Asks For City Clerk's Office Frank Whitworlh loday author- Mrs Pi-in-; Sllc lla<i bcc " "' slllcc last xlll y- • i Mrs. nans. T||(j Rush f|imjly ^ ^^^ ^ , ,, Io> . cc$ coll)(| 1032 nflcr havlnj lived there for I wr «Pl>'"8 a number of years. In q ruj. them by »•!». iu«n is survivca ny ner AT -rr i hKbnnd; two sons, Avery Jr. and; I\CW 1 Ol'K Chandler Rush, and one daughter, .iai;cy, nil of Amarillo. Jan. , Mar. May Out Of Plane Custody oct" - Dec. Drop Charge Growing A charge of grand open high low close 1120 1123 1119 1123 1114 1114 110S 1113-15 1082 1034 1076 1034 1047 1050 10-12 1049 1003 1006 938 IOCS . 999 1000 994 1000 y, grow- ! ters, Mrs. three Williams, ' lliUcc A8Bhlst War ' Com- scveral whrrc they had visited the- two Ejtjr stova,! and MrFc. M! ^l^ &»!£&$"* ^^^1^ T ,T Ho,t Funera, Home Is ,„ charge.' S£pT '""" ^^ ° f ' ™^ | ^SbTnLVH^ 1 , s 'Tn% I- .. * •• *•• «•• o^ "* B i tin u jat\,i:ii) , (5iu»v [«d_ the Courier News lo make Ing out of circumstances surrcund-, .. 1 announcement of his can- | n g repossession or attempted re- l\CW f for the offlce of city clerk possession ot an airplane by D. D. • „. ™'. unl , ? election lo be Frye, repre-scntatlve of n credit ^P r ll ^- company, was dismissed nt Osce- Is well known to oln today. nt held on Mr. CottOH Holnc , s ,„ ctarge . Blytheville residents nnd Is regard- Jtin. A . Mar „.,..,,. A controversy arising over tho Mdv cd by his friends and associates as repossession was finally clarified . Iu ] v thoroughly competent for Hie post t,:dny and the technical charge rvt which he seeks. .dismissed. rxJ^' high low close and propellors. Tiiey hoped lo move nt great.speed with these, lhc Finns sny, but have met \vlth no more success thfiii with their tanks. The Finns have knocked ths sledges out as they did tho tanks, It wns asserted, and have captured n number of them. Tlie nusslnns continued lo;lny their tactics of short, sharp thrusts al various points in the Karell'in isthmus nnd north of Lake Ladoga. In each instance, dispatches said, artillery fire hns preceded the nttnck. The Finns say there hns been no result, aside from a mounting casualty list, and add that nt some points the Finns have Improved their positions. In this connection It was said that hopes of thc Russians to advance over the now frozen lakes had failed everywhere because the Finns iiad nntlclpnlcd such tactics. E. W. Graves Victim ' Of Fatal Heart Attack E. W. Qrnves, who lived alone-at his homo In the Pride sub-division, died there Saturday afternoon, '30 minutes afler he was stricken with a henii attack. He was 68. A carpenter by trade, he had followed that work here for the past 30 years except for a short time he spent In Memphis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete pending the arrival of relatives late this afternoon from Ihe. North. A daughter, Mrs. Sallie Hawks, and her daughter, ol Union City, Tenn., arc already here nnd another daughter. Mrs. Minnie Edmonson of Detroit, Midi., and two nieces. Mrs. Leonard Robin- sou of Detroit, and Miss Pauline Edmonson of Mount Clalr, N, J. are expected lo join them. Hnnna Funeral Home Is .in charge. Fire Damage Slight In Fire At Cafe Fire of an undetermined origin caused slight damage last night to a small building In the 400 block of West Ash street which vras occupied by Jack Shtbley who was operating a restaurant. The flames, which were discovered about 11:30 o'clock, were quickly extinguished by the fire department. WEATHER 1122 1090 '1059 Iff.S . 994 1125 1116 1005 I03li 1060 105D 1003 1000 1125 1095 1060 100! Arkansas—Fair, not quite so cold in northwest portion, severe freeze j tonight; Tu&sday fair, slowly rislnj tempcralurc. ,/ !."• . • '• • ."•••... Memphis' arid .vicinity—Fair ami colder tonight; lowest- temperalure tonight, 12 to U 'degrees; Tuesday fair, slowly .rising •temperature. ;

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