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VOLUME XXXVI-NO. 250. Mississippi Valley Leader niylheville Dnlly News Hlylhevflle Herald Illyllieville Courier Chief G-Man Tells Of Sabotage, Asks Funds To Safeguard Plants WASHINGTON, Jan, 10. (UP)—The Federal Buraui of Investigation revealed today that a worker in the Doughs Aircral I plrmt, Santa Monica, lias boon indicted on cluirtrcs til stealing plans for an army bomber. 'Hie plans laler were recovered {• by G-men. The/t of the plans was disclosed by chief G-man J. F.d- gar Hoover in testimony house appropriations subs tee In support of a $1,475,000 emergency fund lo vitalize the FBI program for protection of plants against sabotage and spies. Hoover said that theft of tiic plans disclosed that the aircraft plain lacked a proper program lo protect valuable military secrets from being disclosed. The FBI, he said, had installed a system which .should prevent loss of any T NEWSPAPEB Op NOnTHEAST ATI KANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI »lYTHRVn,l,U t ARKANSAS, WKDNKSDAY, JANUARY 10, Student, Coach Hurl in Accident; Moiorist Arrested SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Donald Gene Eslcs. H-yenr-old sou of Mr. uiul Mrs. I,. B. Guy Miil'prcd a broken right leg und Joe Dlldy, athletic coach of the jelly hieh school, sustained bad CUls on three lingers when two nnto- moWU'.s, loiulod with filylhcvilU' Line Worker Is Injured James M. . . ' plans or other secret data in future. Hoover disclosed that the FBI has set up n special unit, known as the general intelligence division, lo supervise anti-espionage and sabotage activities. This division, he reported, Is compiling a file of all individuals, groups, and organizations engaged In radical activities or any other activities that are possibly detrimental to the internal security of the United States. Hoover said plans had been made to protect 450 plants against attacks by spies or saboteurs and that 12,000 additional plants would come under thc plant protection program In event of war. . , . was seriously Injured when he was crushed by dredging machinery this morning Hie Missouri state line. He The city council last night passed two ordinances which had the effect of consolidating (hc offices of city clerk nml municipal court clerk awl reducing the city's salary expcnsa for the offices by approximately $GOO annually. The council also gave Ihe "go I ahead" .signal lo Dr. J. M. Walls i for construction of an annex lo his hospital located on Ihe northwest, corner of Division and Hcnrn collision occurred, it Is aliened llinl, llu> Memphis motorist, who i» n ttilivimaii for the Mydc-Afulono drum- Company, wns coining north when his mu chine cut nmiss Iho highway lo strike' Mr. nikly's ear, which overturns bn.4,elbai pinycrs, wore struck by hi ,, dlfch, and then conliimcu a car driven by Stanley McDowell. | on. striking Mr, Maxwell's car Memphis salesman, last night, which was Iravdliiu n short dis- Ihrec mlle.s south of Ulyllicvlllc Inure behind Mr Dlldy's S_[fil[5 Bandits Slug Water Company Cashier, Get $700 In Bold Holdup hns severe Injuries of the and face. the construction provided it m et chest W ith building code requirements ; was unanimous. The council's view was requested apparently bemuse of a zoning law controversy which He is at the Walls hospital. Parachutes To Safety When Plane Burns MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 10. (UP)—A sky writing airplane broke into flames while flying over the city nt noon today and crashed on a vacant lot near the downtown section. The pilot, Art Davis, suffered burns but- parachuted to safety while mid-day crowds watched from the streets. School Officials To Thursday Night Euperinte'ndents ond of Mississippi county will meet principals Thursday night at 6:30 o'clock at Luxora, Phillip. Deer, of Iho Whitton school, will be in charge of thc program. New York Cotton. Jan. Mar. May July Oct., Dec, open liigh ma 1U8 . 1107 1112 1077 1081 . 1040 1045 . SD6 907 . S90 9DO low 1112 1105 1075 1037 891 98G close 1121 1112 1083 1C42 697 990 New Orleans Cotton Jan. Mar. May. July Oct. , Dec. open . 1122 . 1118 1085 . 1048 99G . 988 high 1130 1123 1092 1054 999 992 low close 1122 1130 111G 1085 1047 995 983 1122 1092 1054 999 992 Stock Prices A T & T 172 1-8 Anaconda Copper 20 5-8 Am. Tobacco 89 Beth Steel 793-4 Chrysler 88 Cities Service 131-8 Coca Cola 1221-2 General Electric 40 1-i General Motors 5! 1- Int Harvester Montgomery Ward .. N Y Central North Ain. Aviation Packard Phillips Radio .. Steel ..... Studebakcr Standard Oil N J :. Texas Corp 59 53 5-8 11 7-8 25 3-8 31-4 39 3-4 53-4 Thc consolidation of the offices of city clerk and municipal court clerk, will not be effective until after the April municipal election. The result Is for practical purposes a combination of the two offices into one elective office. In the past the municipal judge has had authority to appoint a clerk of his own choice. Thc ordinances curried through three readings and approval without a dissenting vote. Principal discussion of the meeting centered around the issue of purchase of a new fire truck to replace one of the two city trucks. A representative of one lire truck ' manufacturer was present nnd of] fered lo sell the city a truck on a A central office for the Chicks-! "rental basis." sawba district of thc American Red i Mayor Marion Williams remained Cross, which will be open from nine flr m In opposing purchase until, Central Office Open From Four Daily Nine Be To o'clock in the morning until four in the afternoon, was established today. Mrs. Tom A. Bradsher, executive secretary of the diopter, will be in the office in the morning, and will Ije assisted in keeping the office open during the afternoon by volunteer workers. Simultaneous with the establishment of the new office, a : call went /out. today for, clothes r to:'be distributed by the Red Cross. Particularly needed are children's clothes, but all types are asked for. Mrs. nr/idsht-r • nsfced that as lie explained, some promise of paying for it could be gleaner! from the city's financial picture. He admitted he didn't see much chance of paying for a new truck even on a "rental" or long term basis, The mayor and city coimctlmcn admitted they were in a very uncomfortable position, faced with the possibility Hint the city might have only one fire truck in shape to service:and a possible increase hr fire insurance rates because of Hits condition ns well as the Increase in actual hazards. ---- j.. maehino. Phi- second car did not overturn but, young Ksles was scaled ou tli« I'l-nr scut (in (lie side struck by tin- Memphis cur lo cause him lo iii- thrown from his sent, liuth niyllici'lllo cms wero dam- «} Rolaiy Club To Sponsor Second Serios On World Affairs An institute O f inlr/nmllnunl Uiiilrr.s|nmlfiiK, raislstlnu of four addresses by nl en competent to Mic.ik on world iilfalvs, hns been '' by tli u lllylhcvllle Notary used but extent of UK; damage', 1 '!"' 1 wltl1 the llrst to Ui> on Highway Gl. Mr. MelJowell, who was arrcst- cil on :» charge of driving while under the influence of liquor, following an investigation l>y .state of $2.10 for ills appearance in court, 'me case hns been set for Thursday morning m municipal court. Young Estes, who was a subsii- liilc player on tho Blythevllle (m wns"to""brliilr "hornc" cieoriic' 1 "' 01 ' 11 " 1101 " 1 ' Chlc.,asaw leniu. Is resting very Prultl, football player who was lol Tllesu fri< " PlherlUKs, which like \eil toduy at Walls hospital wlicro l,,. dismissed from the Memphis lllnsc of Insl year when Iho no- no was removed following the no- Baptist hospital where he had W"ii I l'»''«ns sponsored a similar series, cuient which occurred about six a patient for Ihe second llmel win bo Infcnunt with cnicstlons had not been figured nt noon lo- da.v. ironically, one of (lie Blylhevllle I Thursday nielli, Jan. 10, when II. fJanlleld Cook, of Chlcngo, will spcuk on "Influence of Aviation In o'clock. Several stltclu-s wore required to close the cuts on Mr. Ulldy's niiBcrs but ho was able to . ,, . --.-.... .... .iv. HUD | UAH i li] i IK I UNUV; 'miLm!. 0 , ", " ftcl ' vccclvInK i lmm Uw North Lltlle Roch-uiylhc- '"" "' vlllc fooltall gniuc, In which Ileit- Mucry, another player, received rei route lo West Memjihls for a bas- Mrs. kelbnll game when since Oct. 21 when his leg wns " slil ' (l by thc audience to bo aus- tirokcn In n highway ac-| wl ' ml " t lllp ( ''"W of the addresses. cUlcnt as he was returning home' Ti , 1L> 5' w111 be held ul, the uncrgcncy trentmcul. The two cars driven by Mf. Dildy and James Muxwell, were en- severe Injuries lo face :md school auditorium, In addition (o (ho (rtlk lion, Dr. Allen D. Albci '"•• wl '° Wlls i! \\lnlllo, 2G-yc:u'-ol(l eitsliicr of Die Blytlievillo in-ill Kli-ect), -was lielil I'obbi-d of iipproximatc- two mmmskcd white men. + Struck over Iho head by one of Iho iiiL-n when he failed to comply wltli his command to hold up his hands, Mr. Whittle lay on tho floor In n semi-conscious condition while Iho men quickly opened the cash drawers, scooped up the day's vc- cclpdi and both walked out of the office—not more thnn three mln- ules after they had entered, No urrests bad been made at two o'clock Ihla afternoon, biit county nml city officers are work- Ing on thc case. Mr. Whittle, who summoned police as soon as he could reach the telephone; Is able to • lie up today with a large bump oil Trial Of Mospil.nl Operator I'or Mail Fraud Progresses Slowly U'lTLIJ ROCK, Ark,, Jan. 10- Iho Government charged yesterday Ills head where the blow fell: in (ho federal court trlitl of Nor- The robbery was perfectly staged ilk on nvk- llml j "'ilior nml seven nsiScWes ou ! nt'oordlng to liernard Allen, local rl of Pr.rls, I l »nl fraud chnrees Hint Mr. linker mnuagcr, who said llmt this mi—• - - speaker Inst year, I "f, Photographs and CH.SL- htoUMej usunlly large amount of money was will be here Fi-b. 1 for nn address i ur1lk '"' 1 K'sons in mailed Mcraliirc "ever kept in the cash drawer cx- on "The Slmnulo for Haw Ma- [ "'ivi'rl.lsliiK i> inirnorlucl cancer euro ccpl on lhc last few days before lerlnls;'-Kric Illingworth Grlmwadc' 0 ' "' Sttkc-on-Trcnt, England, will speak Feb. 15 on "iJrllntii's Stake In. days before nt l>nk °'' liospltals at En- Ihe Icnlh of tho month deadline ' Ark,, anil Mnscalinc, Vhcii most of the people paid their water bills. In European Crisis", and Ur. Nlch-' u "'} wl stlll '« Attorney Sum Uo- H Is the'custom to close- ihe of GUIS H. Uonmn of Budapest, Hun- " "' ' gary, will spoak Feb. 20 un "Central European Tensions." In making the announcement of In I rod need relatives of five "ce at five o'clock but several cas- iw who were- reported to have Umiors cnme In and Mr. Whittle (lied of cancer nfter Inking "test" «'«.s prcpiirlnij to put the money In treatments utn sanatorium operated the safe bill had not taken It from German And British 'Emphasizes Advantages of Planes Meet In Brisk | Organized Group For Clashes Farmers Interest lly TJuilcd Press British airplanes Wasted at Oer- „ . man North Sea bases today nnd Farm Bureau Nazi aircraft renewed an offensive school when against shipping off thc coast of recently organized Talks by visitors featured meeting of the MillUjan last tills second series of lalks, 1'resl- ' 5 ' IJl '' ollal 'l<'s O, O/.lns nt Kansas the cash drawer when' the men dent Hurry Kirby pointed out Unit uly ' , Mo - Mr - ll(llcx nUo re.ul from cnleretl about 5:30 o'clock, he told flits community prcgrnm Is hcliiB ["""Inncl*, the "TNT" (Tho Naked police. developed by the notary club for ,!',,, "" l i!" / - t "o and the book, Kvldcntly Ihey had watched tho ,!',,, Ul> . l ; lors ' Uynamllcra and mw « "' wl ! lcl1 iniriiortcd of (h c onlstand- 1 nL '!l' ° 1111 }"™ins problems confrcntlng Ihe world l °' tl10 loday nnd to discuss their rclnlloim Ll) nsmiicd by tbo for Ihu purpose of glvlne clllzcns of Hlythovlllo an opporlmilty to learn more about some Gun- oince for cuslomerB Imd been going umes" In and out constantly during the day Ijccause tho bud weather since sessions wcvo the first of tho month had kept government In many from paying tlielr bllb until present. E. It. Burns, agricultural agent lllulll of South Mississippi Counly. dls- O bjecl England nnd Scotland. Swarms of airplanes went into action over the German naval and air bnses at Helgoland nnd thc ___ .„,„.,.,„ „, ,...„..,.island of Sylt during three British farmers toward better living ,"""" attacks, according lo massages from through an organized group- Miss cs> Denmnrk, where it was Indicated Inez Klncald home ilcmcnsiralion that an Importimt engagement Dad \ agent of South Mississippi County ^^L^.^ 1 ^ ""^k^told of the,part women play In W A«iiM CalllrCti , thc to " 10 d «"V Hi'cs of our people l ' c . ntli »ff fl '<"» I'lmiplilcts, lollereaml about the Inst day n •<i »M m ? K > °"° ° r llle objocts ot Rotnvjr Is J 1 ,,'"', "" >ll ! !(1 l' l «ntnre advcrlkliig had been brisk. The m L, f r " Tlu: nrivnnceiiicnl of lnlcrimlloni.1 "° ",1 kcl ' ll()SIlUnl t«almouls. The assistant cashier had al members of tlic BOI xl will nnd peace lliraiiKh n ' lulvcl ' ll -«>n™ts said cancer could be! a few mlmiles before, cd group wero )WU .| ( , fellowship oi business and' cm ' C( " ' a Ul , u l'™l>lhls "wllhout "ThLs \s a slick up," .. . (professional men nulled in u,,>,' "I 1 ™"'* indium or X-rny." men said to Mr, Whitt - - ... tho of service" nnd It was this prompted Iho Kolary to sponsor -these ad- national study course , uu i lv , Inter- youUl r^L!^""™^^^ Bombs dropped on Danish soil' ler homes • nnd did seme damage nnd Dutch anil- aircraft batteries drove unldentt- frflm tho shores of A G ' fici! '' Holland. The Nazi air raids along the coast -- - On Hie other hand Auditor ... „.. anyone having such clothes, tele-1 Ha " admitted he could sec little Phone'her at the office, 263. I nD ! :n for funds being made avail-' ---„ -Another phase of the local Red ! nb!c to I" 1 ? ""' a new track, There i ° r ,, Ulc B) ' lli sb Klcs were r, Cross work is bccomlii"- active I wns somc discussion of ear mark-! wlth thc sinking of Ihe 1,0 •r-wenly-live women ol "(lie city '"= tlmds froni cosl<i "' municipal, nritl ? h steamer Oak Grove . have organized tinder the dlrcc- CQl "' 1 Cnscs ' !U1(I P ossiw J' such " Umbcr ° r "simltles. The ..... tion of Mrs C E Cri«ger Sr ' p oullt J' Kcr 'P t "* could ue converted Grovo wns lllc 15th »'>ip cauglit in W. A cane "better eduralinn-'!',' " <ldlu °" Io tllcl1 ' addresses at »e«S«r orlDSJii^.l!*!!",'" 1 ."™? cnc " '>W<'. ««» chairman of the War Relief pro- 1 ' , , cash - , , . • - - ...... » srnm of the Chickasawba district, ' p ;" cllase - TIlls appeared doubtful tnick i the German aerial offensive in 'the to sew, and make surgical ccess, however, In view of dressings in an effort to rellev suffering abroad. Yarn has already been ordered and ed shortly for this group untcer workers. ° ni ^ requirements that Income - ™ s s ? urco be l )Iacc '' I" the is expect- f " ernl , rulld antl thc Possibility of p of vol- 1, ,°™ rd I™-™""!? of Income on Inst two days* and It wns disclosed that thc 7,016. ton steamer Rothc- sny Castle also had been badly damaged Insl week when she went on thc rocks off the west coast of ...... _____ u __ Scotland. debts If such an earmarking" was acr man official announcements attempted. ' claimed that eight British coastnl The council agreed to meet aoain ' ? >ills wcrc sullk >' cstcr(ln y hut Lou- next Tuesday Sight to go into a i d ° n .« b P»'*« ^mcd that some huddle and try lo wrestle the city's ! ?= tllcm . wer f, ='"' afloat. Of (he j budget into shape f or n le no ^| bl c i 15 , v f sels n «acked from the nir i purchase of a new fir" tru4 o- "V? U '° WCrC 5llnk ' lhc Brlllsh — - - - °' an crgankallon had hulpcd farm- In planning Iho Institute, world Reported To Have Grossed Border Aflcr Retrcalini Reds even for usual purposes. And the city dads didn't appear vciy cheerful about their prospects of whin- plug the budget Into line Same Directors And Officials Of Farmers Bank Are Re-Elected said. The Union Castle liner Dim- bar Castle, of 10,202 tons, was sunk by a mine last night. Intensification of thc aerial warfare indicated "grimmer" warfare •might soon he realized, especially PollltlllL ... „ , elcclrlclty for this county was Ih'c mo.rt outstanding act of the past J'eoiyhe also related oilier ways In which the county group Imd been of help lo agriculture In Mississippi County. In discussing deeds of the national group hc listed nniong otlior things these In which the group hnti helped set up AAA acts and the Soil Conservation measure; f, ,,,.. represented interests of farmers In oamc UlllCCl'S freight rate hearings; Increased funds fcr laio ftirm program; secured allocation ot $225.000,000 for parity payments; had 30 per cent of tariff revenue set aside lo bolster markets for farm commodities; attained passage of C'om- FIRST RE-ELECTS 1940 WlTIf FINNISH NORTHEASTERN ARMY NI2AK RUSSIAN - FRONTIER, Jan 10 (UP)—Military dispatches said Unlay that Pliml.;h Iroops had crossed the Russian frontier In pursuit of remnants of thc smashed -Hlli division of the Rod army on the eastern front. Prior to disclosure tlial the Finns had crossed the frontier It was stated that Finnish Iroops on Ihe Siioimisalml front since Dec. 24 had almost destroyed a Russian army corps of about B0,000 men. Tile army corps wns Die -17th Also covps ° r lllc Russian ninth army, , T i'. i- n • n ^<"'ll»B to military advices 1 VC Institution UvirinC reaching officials In the Raalo sec'" tor. Two entire divisions—thc 1031'd and the 44th—and at least ono Will The same officers and directors regiment of about 4.000 men from will serve the First National Bank thc ItHlb division were smashed, lu 1040, It was announced follow- or destroyed In Stockholders of the To Be Furnished A fourth suite of Memorial Room Farmers furniture is to be donated to thc Bank and Trust Company, in thc BIythcville hospital as property of Former Bassett annual meeting yesterday, re- the ci.y. which owns the hosoital oaSSCtt 2™?' h *.^™?- d i I ? c . t ?l " n ?.^ !" cxclinil . Be for ™ «>»BI »mo»nt' Minister dared a dividend ol 10 per cent. Tiie directors, in a meelinL mediately following, reelectcd the O'e patients, same offlccrs. They are: B. A. On n similar of free hospitalization with the I ini- contributing organization selecting problems nnd justness of the form- OUCCUmbSi cr ' s demnnd for parity. BASSETT, Jan. 9.—Word has ueeii received here of tho death of T , ., , „ _ - -"o.o arrangements ">e Rev. H. L. Golden of Yazoo ^"IVJ"!^^!,?^^ 11 : '?^- werc "tomaae for donation of a City, Ml™, who died Dec. 22. He . son vice president; P. E . Warren, new no-shadow 10 45 1-4 45 1-2 cashier; Rodney L. Banister, as- use In Ihe surgery •J-^slslant cashier; Riley B. Jones, as- Donations of tlircc '" jsistant c.ishicr; W. J. Pollard, man- morial '"'lager cf the insurance department, possibl surgical lamp for U S Steel ................ 64 1-2 Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS. III., Jan, 10 (UP)—Hogs: 15,000 Top, 5.55 110-230 Ibs., 5.45-5.55 140-160 Ibs., 3.50-4.60 Bulk sows, .4.10-4.65 Cattle: 3,100 Steers. 8.75-10.00 Slaughter steers, 6.75-11.25 Mixed yearlings, heifers. 7.50-9.50 Slaughter heifers, C.50-10.50 Beef cows, 5.25-6.25 Cutters and low cutters, 4.00-5.00 Chicago Wheat open high low close May 101 1-2 102 1-2 100 3-4 102 July 981-2 995-8 975-8 991-8 years of age. The Rev. Mr. Golden, n 'Metlio- other Me- <list minister who formerly re- morial room suites have made it -™ ctl horc and visited here frc- possiblc for a number of needy fluently, was conducting ov.-mge- The directors arc: Mr. Lynch, poisons to receive free hospitaliza- lislic scrv 'ces when stricken with iVfr. Warren, Dr. Johnson, Cecil lion through the contributing or- a lleart attack from which he died. sectional prejudices nnd educated stcck of ''"".MO and n surplus of Unsslan forces and had" cut their public to Importance of farm "D- 000 ""d "'at the building now supply Hues. occupied by the banking Instltu- nussltm planes the report said lion had been purchased. had been trying lo drop supplies As wns announced several weeks to the isolated Red nrmy forces ai'o, a cash dividend of eight per but frequently thc supplies fell in- cent was declared and a 10 pc.- side Finnish lines, cent bonus given employes nt The Russians were described ns afraid lo build fires at night be- Offlccrs of tile bank .. . . - - . Mississippi lllghnil, president; Sam Farm Bureau To Make 1940 Plans Friday chrLm^!" Directors of thc Counly Farm Bureau and sentatlvra from communities the^ county will formulate plans ~ up for 1940 in a supper Shane. C. A. Richards, J. Louis ganizatlons which have kept "their His survivors include Chcny and C. A. Cunningham. | identities secret. I Golden, who lives at Dycss. IP ' It was announced, following the' These suites arc modern In cv- slockholdcrs meeting, that n bonus cry detail and are being plac.'d in had_bccujgiyen all employes of the the bests rooms of tht°hospllal. A number of other Improvements are being planned for this year, bank on Christmas as lias been the . ; custom for a number of years. This bank has i. capital stock' It was announced by M A~ LonV «- nl -™ , ccr ! ifi . ed sur l )lus o f supn-intcmlent. In the past year, SoO.ooO and undivided profits of Improvements have included -"'"- cf Shows 1 Group Most Arrested ST. LOUIS (UP)—An analysis of $60.318.83, the annual report showed. Troops Give Up Sir.islik.1 PHOENIX, Ariz. (TJp)_The emblem cf the Arizona National Guard will be a thundcrbird In- pletlon of the concrete drive on „„, executive secretary"of tlv bu- ?a^3 rsT ir s: * Ii a«^*« ^ o'clock, nt the Rustic Inn, it was announced today by President Charles Coleman of Osceoln. The plan of having one or two 'representatives from each community assist the directors wns decided upon in a meeting cf the directors here Monday nlglit. Sleet Turns To Rain As Mercury Climbs The weather mnn brought m Drier weather today after a night of intermittent sleet but rain had started falling shortly after nooi hams, vice president and cashier; cording to dispatches the Russians of li't-rnmn Cnrlton, assistant cnshlcr. still were holding en but wcrc In Directors are: R. L. Taylor of unngcr'of freezing and starvation. 1, Mr. Williams and Clarence H.' wllson - Pneumonia Fatal To before the Nazis adopted It, the Chicago Corn of crimes against persons, such ns criminal assault ond homicide, the youth grcup was below the average. Workers Flown (o Docks ! He SBJ>S <8 1>er ccnt of arrested for criminal assault wcrc May July open 53 585-8 high 58 583-4 low 573-4 close 58 fight against jt« use finally resulted In the notion. LONON (UP)—A voluntary fly- young men under 25 „,,„ _. ,t»g S( l ui>ci of skilled dockers to More Ihnn half of all ine nuns named Russia for the move from port to port to deal against property during thc first ?™, ,li j .J™" 11 colo "y wns wlth CTrtlme diversion of shipping nine months of 1D39. the period founded on Ihe Dnieper by Swed- has been crganlzed by the ministry covered by Ihe analysis, wcrc com- iFh tribesmen and thc Finns called of '"'""• <rk - --' • • .. . . ' *°°'.""•"• - 1 - . the colonists "RhiioM." Later this became "Ros," and then "Rus, Dies When Buried 12-Day-Old Infant I J fit I «„„' Lco Dock Russell, 12-day-old son Load Ut Logs O f Mr. ami Airs. c. RUSSCH, died yesterday nt the fnmlly home. 513 oiio of the men said to Mi-, Whittle,'who was' scaled lu D chnlr, while the other did not speak but guarded thc door, lie said hc attempted to' argue : a little about the matter anil at the same lime was trying to reach the telephone Iji't when he stretched out his arm (or the telephone, one. of the men ilruck him a blow nml he fell to,the floorj.'•'•, "I came to my senses in '-'just a: minute, I believe,", .he snld, "but before I could set »)),. tlie men had the money and .gquo, qjit of tho front ctoor so r calle'd'tt'i'e 'police as quickly ns t could." Ho satd ho did not see but ono gun. .. Again Heads Farm Loan Association OSCEOLA, Ark., Jan. 0.—C. E. C'rig-?cr Sr. of, Blylhevllle was rc- clecled president of the Cotton Belt Farm Loan Association at the nn- nilnl meeting of the '75 stockholders In the courthouse here today. J. Lnn Williams was elected vice president, succeeding Joe Cromer; and Ocorgi; Doyle us secretary- treasurer, other members mnklng up the directorate arc J. T, Cramer of Carson Lake, J. R. Culloin "' Wilson, and T. F. Martin of Dell. R. D. Chotard, Federal Land f)3tik representative of St. Louis, nmnngcr of thc Association .Service Division for Eastern Arkansas, was the |)i'llici|):il speaker nt Tuesdny's meeting. Mr. Chotard discussed Coopcrnlivc .Credit and reviewed 'he a!lvanla«es of land bank loans. Hc emphasized the ?ood record made by this association last year mil commended thc management unon tho fact that not n single delinquent loan was outstin-iin? on Dec. 31. He also commented upon thc fact that since the or- ;ation of this nssoihtlon in there had never bce>i a foreclosure. Tn 1939 29 loans were m<"H lotnllng SB7.400. There are two other Nntionnl PM-ni Loin Assncinttons in Mississippi county, namely, Chicknsawba ol which J. H. Smathcnnnn Is president nnd B. B. Hodse. vice president; nnd thc Osccola asso-iation wilh W. W. Prewitt as president, and Leon Sullivan ns vice president. Other directors at Osceola are H. P. Cowan. W. F. jr. Ferguson and A. B. Pipkin. Thc Chickasnwba A^so;Iatton will hold Its annual mcctfn-r nnd election of officers in Blythevills to- KL, UORADO. Jan. 10.—John Byrd N-rlh Second street. Death result- day. while the Osccola Asso-iation Dollar, 34, of Strong, wns killed cd from pneumonia. • . k scheduled to meet on Jnn 16 for when he wns burled beneath a lorul | I-'uneral rites were to be held I the annual election of officers of logs at thc Union sawmill rail- llils aflcrnoon at the residence j George Doyle as secretnry-treas- road crossing several miles west with burial In Sandy nidge ceme-! urer of the three associations sprv-' of the Marie Saline Highway 82 yesterday. bridge on tery. Dollar wns unloading logs from n trnrk. It was reported that he Besides Ills parents, the baby Is survived by three sisters, Ann, Betty Lou and Mtllard Russell. Some of the snow, which fell II Ing the logs to slide down on him. days ago, Is yet on the ground, but I was melting fast today as the thcr-' , mometcr showed higher tempera- (jets Application tures. Thc low of last night was 33, >< n i t i i compared with lows of from five rOr Kaby S Award to 17 degrees for each night since Dec. 30. stumbled ngninst the (nick, cai«- i Ilnnna Funeral Home wns (n Pupils on Border t.ucky CALtXICO, Ca). (UP) for school children Is t on the International charge. ictng Mississippi county, handled 337 loans last year totaling $1,432.100. Nelson Asks Election As City Attorney 2-tlli Ch'td fa-Pound Boy ' BERLIN, N. H. (UP»—The 24th was a children by his first wife and 12 by his sec- onrt—all but four are living. j BERLIN, N. H. (UP»—The child of Arthur P. Morel w( 12-p-tmrf son. He had 12 clril WEATHER m . p-n-rtJ i •••<« nniii 1VUO, iut,iii *"'i'i", -4 58a-81 which meant rowers or seafarers, l inadequate. f, t't^o't™ V -T m r ^ ™ ""*" *^ ll ^^»^«hereZer,cr r = ',. S . %**££ - T5SU h lS orU 5 rC £Su of mon b „ ^ency'rng^aT^rirs SSSSS of United Charities. The Farmers' Bank and Trust Roy Nelson today authorized the company yesterday received Its Courier News lo moke formal ail- first .application for Iho live dollnrs nouncemcnt of his candidacy for Arkansas —Occasional rains being offered by the Standard Oil the office of city mtorney at tho warmer tonight; Thursday cloudy, im i „ y , J . a "' lmlnlc| P a l decUcn in April. rains in east portion, warmer In Mitchell, nejro, of Armo- Mr. Nelson's friends believe that extreme east portion placed application for his his experience In Oio office nnd his Memphis and vicinity — Light ' lu, who was born close attention to municipal affairs rnIns-and wanner tonight, lowest

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