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by the United Press BLriHEVILLE COURIER - T " E TOM1NANT NEWSPAPBR " mm.** Uu«X^^oS±fd*3 VOL. XXVI—No. 275 Blythevlll* Courier, B.ythevllle HeraM, Blythevllle Dally News. Mississippi V«IIey Leader. AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI Younger Generation Has New, Liberal Social Code ^™|^ : .^KANS^Tyi«_l)AY, KKIMUAUY 18, SEEK NEGRO KILLER OF WOMAN _ sludc-nts throughout the arriv,.. .. ii . .."I" 1 Mary Aldfn Hopkins, author., have amved at an opinion a , lo what tort of *tl,«t-lf ahy-prevall. In collefe rirrlfs. Petting Approved, Swearing Condoned, Inve&igators Find By HORTENSE SAUNDERS . NEW YORK-Nice girls pet, an expect to be petted. Few of them swear, but they rather admire th man who has an adequate and in genius vocabulary. Lies are ap proved as necessary social expedi ents. Chaperones are an inslltulion o benefit only to. the very young, fo girls have learned that chlval is not dead at all, but simply ha gone modernistic. Unless 20,000 young folks cai be wrong, these things are true and many another surprising Iran iitlon has come out of the Jazz age Having hastened the decline an., fall of Mrs. Grundy, the younge set now has set up its own socia government, and written its own declaration of independence. Questionnaires' concerning the behavior of me) and women a theaters, proms; night clubs, house parties, and- all the complex socia situations of the day were broad Cist thj-ough the land by Doris Webster..Mjd Mary Alden Hopkins, New..Toit 'authors. They quizzee ,,*pjl£ge-stua_ai_j, social registries. 'and'Mjirtttn.aavM' of •ciBliired society from Maine farms to Louis! ana plantations, from Beacon street to Telegraph Hill. - It's a New World .The answers they received con firmed their theory that socia form has changed -ridically with the general speeding up-of modern-life. . . ..Take, : for Instance, the matter of.swearing before women. It has nevervbeen mentioned before, and ndw- Is not unqualifiedly endorsee by • the younger set, the southern e}eh;ent being still cnnservative . ;But 'the consensus of opinion is that_ it depends upon the women memselves. If you couldn't swear at;least as well as they could, it would be better to forego the profanity. One bright young man said he always held back his best lines because girls are sharks at a pick-up and he tried to keep them from lifting his best phrases. Girls were almost unanimously against swearing, except a group from Park Avenue, who said "Sure." "I try not to swear in fwnt of men. I don't think they like a girl who does,"' said one girl. Coeds, It appeared, were mostly aga.nst this form of expression. Nice Girls Do Pet Felling came up for considerable attention, and the men showed much more emotion on the sbu- Ject than women. Violently Indeed did most of them declare that NICE GIRLS DO PET. A few felt that there should be some limitation, but the majority were opposed to any drastic disarmament. A young man from Back Bay stood quite alone on the subject, He said: "I do not know whether or not nice girls pet. but I do know I would be prejudiced against one who did." To the question: "Do you feel free to put your arm around a girl with whom you are not in love?" the replies were uniformly in the affirmative. "Certainly!" wrote one college student, furnishing his cwn exclamation point. Girls admitted that the chaperone still exists, but with her influence greatly diluted, and that she should be put up with at "mixed week-end parties, formal danc- et, for late parties in a man't. B P»rtment, trips to boys' schools, and wherever parents or college authorities ins'st upon It" . ,_ .. The Woman Pays Asked to define the chaperoncs' '""Si!?",.. 11 . "V** 6 ™ llfe ' one « lrl IM , c |> a P"on.s were permissible for the very young *^y up to IS years, and another' answered simply: "They wcre , or Brats. This double header reflected the modem emancipation of women. "If you and a young man happen to be traveling to the same pUce, Is It all right for you to go together, even If the trip l t » n over-night one? Could you stay at the same hotel?" Most girls fell It would be quite permissible, but it should not be planned beforehand. One girl said: "If it suited me,' another:' "It would- seem prlgg'sh not to," and a third: "It would be awfully silly not to." All the answers Indicated that girls have lost their illusions abou the dangerousness of men, but that the men still cling to the belief that they are wild creatures, un- lained by conventions o'clock at night. after 10 Asked, "Do you ever go Dutch treat with a girl to the theater, to luncheon or dinner " one youth wrote: "Yes, and I wish I could oflener than I do." There are indications that the etiiquet of taking a lady's arm la undergoing a change, when asked under what circumstances he exercised this privilege, a broad-minded Yale student replied: -"Ifverj- cliance I get." How long you call on a girl these days, depends/on the girl "As long as you are- welcome," was the general answer,- »hich affords a convenient elasticity. •feter.of.gMtUng rid of the ckT.j!i?-Was taken' up'in .* detail by the girls,-. 'Tell him a convincing He," was the most approved method of reassembling him with his hat.. -. But the feminine'technique.was not overlooked. The idea was to send him away, but send-hlm aW*y happy. Instead of being bored, be fascinating. But be prompt. Don't use a club. Use a sugar, plum'. it'V* »»&«•<* -- LflST ffill The return, of good weather for cotton picking brought a subs.im- lal gain In cotton receipts at th" wal compress last week, arid the •eport of the Arkansas Cotton Trade association made yesterday for the week ending last Friday showed Blytheville only about 1>00 bales behind Little Rock In to- al receipts for the season. Receipts at Blytheville last week were 2.320 bales, bringing the sea- •roi's total to 122.103 bales, while 23.701 bales have been received at jlttle Hock. Total receipts for the state last week were 9.521 bales, for a season's total of 1,307.384. Following are receipts last week id for the season at leading points In the state: SEES TitnTENED IV TflHFFDEUR Hoover Appeals to Senate; Ccalition Cujs Aluminum Rates to 1913 Level 1 WASHINGTON, Feb. '18 (UP)— Resjjonsibilly for the wide unemployment and Industrial depression was laid at the doorstep of President Hoover and the Republican parly in a speech today before the house by Representative Joseph W Byrn of Tennessee, chairman pt the Democratic congressional commlt- lee. WASHINGTON, Feb. 18. (UP)— President Hoover appealed to congressional Republican leaders at n White House breakfast conference today to speed up the tariff' bill tor the sake of 'business stability but senate leaders told him there was nothing they can do to hastei action. - . They expressed the hope, how ever, that the senate will comple ictfon on the measure by March 10 and thus help clear up the Jan whic ha threatening the rest o the administration .legislative pro tram. 7.>e • president emphasized hat delay In the tariff Is causing business uncertainty. Fear Further Cots It was. made plaln.'that business eaders were disturbed not only Se- cause ol the long delay on the tariff but that they were apprehen- Ive also lest the Democratlc-inde pendent Republican coalition In th 2nd Woman NcarDeath FromAttack NASHVILLE, T.m... Peb 18 (UP) —A widespread search was In fill powerful younii to sway today for negro who last night slugged death a while woman storekeeper and probably fatally battered iV cousin, a clerk in the store. Mils Ida Krebs, owner of IV store, was battered to death by „ series of terrific blows on the hem as she sat In the living room In tin. rear of the store. Miss Louis Lohrum, 28, sustained three fractures of the skull from the In.tmmeni In the negro's hands, but still alive. she U JELLS WTD FICHT some existing com- senate lower modity rates. Those attending -the breakfast •ere Republican Floor Leader -Waton ot the senate, Assistant Plooi ;e»der McNary, Chalrmii. Smoo if the senate finance committee Speaker. Longworth .of the home Floor Leader TUson -of the houie a*l '.Walter -Newton/ otni.of i president's 'sMn>tAr.«>,. • •• ' ; The president wfu represented as eellng that the business' stability which the administration,. in cooperating with the country's .business-leaders, sought to bolster dur- ng the stock market crash might le menaced by failure of the senate, to make the tariff, revision - f . ueated In the 'presidential message last year. • .'''. • . ' ^T^ The conference lasted more.tikn n hour and a hall.-It wiu. pointed ut by Watson that.although'.':the eaders at the conference' 1 irere-s_n- erely deslrous'of-carrying" out'the dminlstratlon's .legislative program i»y faced an obstacle "in the opposition of some Democrats and in- ependent Republlcans'whose view- Id, not .coincide with theirs'. ' Slash 'AI-imint-m __ . Seriate Democrats and Repubil- an Independents won a 'smashing victory in the tariff struggle Monay when they put through amendments to the Hawley-Smoot bill laahing existing Import levies on lumlnum fo the level of the Un- erwood rates of 1913.- The test vote on aluminum csime i an amendment , by Senator 'alsh of Montana, acting Demo- ratlc leader, to cut the presen', jduty on 'crude aluminum from 5 to ' 2 cents a pound. This carried 41 to 39, with 15 Republicans and 26 Democrats -supporting the cut and nve Democrats and 34 Republicans Blytheville West Memphis Pine Bluff Little Rock Helena Earle Forrest City Marianna Walnut Ridge Magnolia Conway Jonesboro Camden Texarkana McGehee Last Week 2-320 1,461 769 .709 675 574 542 417 259 202 200 184 182 157 146 For the Season 122.103 89.620 174.510 123.701 58.0S5 25,605 49,844 54.301 22,520 27.730 38.655 17.207 57.896 55,852 bift Search for Body of Missing Ohio Boy WOOSTER, o., Search for the Feb. 18. body of (UT>)_ lorst, 4, missing from his home in 3m-ille since December 27, 1928 as resumed today when 'officials •ent to a spot on Sugar creek. soi.'ths'es- of here where they now believe the body Ms hurled. Charles Honna, M, who "broke own" yesterday urvder a Ion? grill- ng and blamed the murder and jrlal -of the boy on Earl Conoid 2, railroader, was taken along wji.i he parly and was asked to point ut the Isolated spot on the banks f the creek where he now claims he body can be found. Hannas latest testimony con- ernlng the location of Melvln's «x)y caused officials to obondon ex- •avatton work In the rear of H»n•-,'s former home In Orrvllle, opposing it. Without a record vote another amendment by Walsh then was approved to lower the duty on sheet aluminum from 9 to 3".. cents a pound. By a vote of 41 to 30 the duty of 11 cents a pound and 55 per cent ad valorem on aluminum household utensils was reduced to 25 per cent -without any specific rate per pound. All three aluminum rates approved, were carried In the Democratic tariff act of the Wilson administrations. Business Men Have Definite Interest in Campaign Says Railroad Health Man. ' Elimination of malaria, which he- declared . now affects perhaps as much, as 25 jier cent of tlic 'rural population, Is absolutely essential to the-progress, and development of the St. Francis basin the Blytheville Lions club was told today by H.. W. Van Hovenburg. chief sanitary officer of the Cotton Belt railroad who Is here to launch an anti- malaria campaign along the road's lines In this county. • " Development of a public health consciousness and an appreciation of the preventablllty ol "chills and fever" and of the economic and social loss which the disease; causes was urgedby Mr. Van Hovenburg as the first essentials.-He aaked- the cooperation of business m*n who, he said, share heavily In the burden whfch malaria Imposes up-> On ^any comjnunlly wheje It is found. .-. • . .' .."_ ' [ '"You ban make not grealr contribution to your own prosperity. than to help In the elimination or this disease which is holding bac* the development of the whole St Francis basin," he declared. Expressing appreciation of the cooperation offered by pr. A. M. Washburn' and the Mississippi county,health unit; Mr. Van Hov- enburg.slid -that the program n th* campaign now bfeing lauiMhed in-the; western part; of. the county calls for elimlhatloh-.of mosquitoes throttgj_:dralnage aniTpIUng, control of 'spread . 'df. tltt - disease. through screening, and cure'of the disease through the use of quiuine. "Malaria, often referred to as 'chills and fever,' Is' spread by a certln kind of mosquito, and only in.that way," Mr. Van Hovenburg said. "It cau. be.cured only through -he use of quinine. Control of ma- aria is synonymous with control of mosquitoes, and that ts our pro- Maniiic Slayer Sought Among Aw.ient Tonihs NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 18 <UP)A 'maniac who roams the worn |Mlli.s Ix'.wccn century old vaults of a lonely New Organs cemetery todny wiis Ijclnt' sought us (ho ono retpnislblc for ibe death of one nmon anil utlncks on three otli- erc : yesirrday, "" ( , Twenty [ Om - police todaj wero assigned to palrol Ilia older i»r- lotv of Qiccnwrcd cemetery where more than 100 years old ' Collapsc of Government Leaves France Without Offici.il (Representation. LONDON, Fsb. 18. (UP)—Full of tou'cr from (he "t.oi.ml 'in"'..,, e'f- : .!' C Flcndl Wblncl lias thrown the - -.lie trace of n,n! " vc , '.° nw "I"™ 1 coiifciviico lino maniac. ; . JOSC|)1: lo Hiul some trace of .he! , |)on ' cr l " u '" 1 c <"' iac. ! confusion and [or the Cnnlslnno, a tr.ick driver, wa. the- victim of the supposed ma ilac who slio; him from ambush will a .32 ciilliwr automatic rllle eqUlpii.d with n silencer lale yes- eraGy. Police said today they be- jjeved (he same man that shot C8n.n.ai.o also ..hoi at three oth- —3 aim m'fsuK ti lenl ] ale yesterday. No Action Expected to Re- .store Democratic Primary . Rights lo Hoovcrcrats. LITTLE ROOK, Art-Probability! that the slate Democratic Central committee will take action Thursday with reference to permitting former Democrats who "bolted" the ticket in 1928 to re-enter the parly and participate In the primary election next August as depiandfd by Dr. A. c. Millar, leader, among the so-called "Hoover- crits" In a letter rundc public Sunday, was considered by Democratic:' leaders and political observers lo- day as slight. 'There are 'at teak-two reason. r It Is believed the central com- ktefr will not goon record as fn- suggestion of Dr. Mil- preA'iit Ims ended (UsniHlon of Frnucc's nnval demands—one of the two most Important iiroblcms before the conference. Technically win. no otndal representation from France nt Ihe conference, the deli-gutes nrc now forced to wait for n solution of the crisis In I'niL. before they resume nc- gollnlions on the all-linjwrlatit question of France's nnval tonnage. Meanwlille llic oilier powers will 80 nliciul with 'their discussion of Japanese demands which were considered at length yesterday by heads of Ihe American nnd Japanese delegations. The SurprLicd elimination— temporarily or not-of Andre Tardlni from tho French goi-cmincnt Is regarded In most'quarters as u decided setback lo French prestige at Ihe conference. Lenders of (lie French delegation expressed their surprise -that the government should have been reversed on a relatively unimportant question nnd held out the hbjx: (hat reconstruction ol the cabinet would be completed within a few tlnys. It is admitted that It Tardleu finds -much opposition and the crisis is prolonged the. situation will have a disastrous effect on the conference, even to the possible extent of causing n temporary break In the negotiations. E.f*tl»n In Japan Some of .the French- delegates, hpwcver,' • are 'optimistic, bellevlnx Tatdleu • will quickly construct a KcwivcsCall The Hrv. 1'crry F, Webb 928 campaign; second, party rule. 1 ! It was seml-ofllcfally ve stated Hint one must have supported the Dem- Ktttlt ticket at .the Inst preced- riCfisneral elfcllon and the rules cannot .'be changed, by the central urnmlttee, but such> action c^n be akin only by the srnte convention ' The state' convention does not meet i ".I 1 following the primary eleclion apparently, there cou'ld be no I •hange in time to permit persons I who voted the' Republican ticket I . n 1928 to vote in the bcmocrnll I priman- this vear : ll The poslilon of -gallon Itself Is -rather uncertain as Ihe government may find Itself defeated at the election next week Insistence by the Japanese on their high figure for nnval tonnage coupled with France's resistance lo cur- American delegation, cne of whom lold the Wilted Press he exocctci! the situation to "gel worse Three Youths Charged With Grand Larceny Three youths, Dee Brariscum. Ve- rer Thornton and Evelyn 'Reeves, were bound over to await the ac- lon of the grand Jury by Justice Oscar Alexander-'this morning on -harges of burglary. The three are alleged to have >roken Into Compress No. 2 ol the ^ederal Compress company yester- ay. Employes of the compress lalm lo have come upon the three n the building. Bonds were set at 1500 each. Seek Death for Druggiit . in Criminal Assault Case LITTLE ROCK. Feb. IS. (UP)— A Jury In circuit court here was expected to receive the case 'today of Allen Prey, Little Rock druggist, charged with assaulting two Sebastian county high school girls. • After selection of a Jury yester- oay the state completed presentation of Its witnesses and the state placed two witnesses on the stand before Judge Abner McGehee adjourned court for the day. J. O. Cabe, alleged companion of ey when the two girls charged the men forced them to go to Cabe's apartment while here attending "ic state fair last October, was convicted and sentenced to five,years Imprisonment on a similar charge last December. He Is nt liberty under bond pending hearing of an appeal. The itate Is asking the death penalty for Frey on two charges, one brought by each glri. Poultry and Feed Experts on Wilson Farm Program OSCEOLA, Art7-"The Home Flock and How to Make it Pay" and "The Necessity of Growing Feed In 1930 and What to Grow are respective subjects to be discussed by G. W. Knox, 'extension poultryman, and D. J. Burleson state agronomist, at a farmers' meeting to be held In 'the high whool building at Wilson, Ark., on Wednesday evening, February '19 The meeting Is the fifth of a se : - ries being conducted cooperatively by County Agent S. D. Carpenter of Osceola and E. Y. Fitch, Instructor of vocational agriculture in the Wilson high school. rimary this year. At least that is the opinion of eadlrtg Democrats around the cnn- tal. city: in his open letter to the centra! committee, published Sunday, Dr Millar .hinted at organization f a ''third party" or alllgnment of the "Hoovercrats" with the state Republican organization should the Democratic party stand by its rule with reference to eligibility. Dr Millar was active against Smith and " 92 ,ce 'for the Democratic for lieutenant-governor, following nomination of Smith for president, rather 'than sign a Pledge .to support the Democratic nominees, as required of all pcr- snns desiring to be certified as can- dldlates In the Democratic party. Lost of Chi.r! Family's Fourth Death in Year Word has b.en received here ofi No Kisses Mark Parting of Clara and Harry Today NEW YORK, Feb. 18. (UP)—The "II" Blrl 'and Die "U" boy have come to the parting of the ways, according to Broadway gossip. Evidence that the Clara Bow- Harry Rtchman romance had struct: his I a rock were seen by witnesses of tlft actress's departure for Holly- ly cool toward the ntght club promoter and actor. It was said, while- i Rich-nan showed a marked lack of the enthusiasm that characterized arrival of'Clara In New York sev- Cluivch Seeking Local Baptist Pastor Is One of Largqst in Arkansas. Tlic Rov. ferry F, Webb, paslo of the First Baptist church lierc for over four and one-half'years lins.been.tendered the pastorali of the First Baptist church at Plni Bluff, one of the leading churchci of the dcmonslrallon In Arkansas Mr. Webb told the Courier Ne^s today that he hod not a? yet nude a declilon. but that he would reply lo Hie Invitation before long. While one of lhe younger r.,. among Baptist clergyman lu thl» stat*r Mr. Webb ha« rrlUlnil ar outs.and.ng ppslllon. He I.. . at •present the yice-i>rcdde.il of the Arkansas Baptist state conventlch, and has been chosen to deliver the annual sermon at th« convention this year, which will be held In the First Baptist' church nt Fort Smitli, of which his grand- fatlier was the founder. Mr, Webb's pastorate of the Bly- thevllle church h«s been marked by an Increase In membership arid by stibslantlal Improvement In tho flminclBl affairs cf the church. There have been nearly 700 additions to the church since he came here. This Is his second pastorate. He was pastor of the. Malvcrn church before coming lo this city i»<f Is a native of Porl Smith. Aflcr receiving his A. B. at Oiia- chllii college, Arktidelplilfi, he «b- lalncd his ihE-o.ogical degree at the Southern Baptist seminary In Louisville, Ky. The Pine Bluff church has been without a pastor since Ip28 when the Rev. Selsus E. Tull went to Kentucky. This congregation, of 1600 members, hns been in' touch with Mr. Webb since August and the call was trrmally tendered following his vlsll fiierc Sunday when he delivered a sermon. eral weeks ago. To the amazement of photographers both denied to no?e for pictures. RIchman left the station before the train pulled out and i pe arn - v Clara didn't seem to mind It nl all. ^" COCK Captain and Four Officers Remain on Stranded Liner Stock Subscription Agreement Approved Last Nile; Response Is Encouraging. Friday, February 2li wns fixed <w t he dnti. /or (.:„ ...i mc l,| n[r of t |, 0 slock ..iu.scrli.lion ci.mp.ilsn Wtlia ' Mississippi comity Fair corpora- lic Joint chamber of commerce nnd cllljcns- comm.Uce imvlim thn f'Ur project In hand mel last night- to ripurove the terms.under which » ock will bo sold. B. A. Lynch, lh-> clinlrmnn, was authorized to name committees to handle the actual snle of tlio sloe).. The terms of slock stilucrlntloh Drovldo tliat subscriptions shall on- y be binding when lhe entire can. itnl stock of »20.000 shall imvo been subscribe,!. Fifty per cent of the subscription must he paid in cnsli when nil of t|, e 6(ock Ims lxw (.ken. ami Tlftj per cent not Inter than November 1, 1930 The capital stock. It is provided, sliall be cxj.cn.tcd for the leas"B of eround n;id the mtiklng of the necessary hnprovcmcnls for n complete fairgrounds. The .plans i. P r . " hn " Inll ° dlrt ^^ tcxl for- night racing and con- nlni! a football field, also lli-ht- od for night use, n grandstand or bleachers, horse burns and luds- stand, and nt least two We exhibition bulldli.;... A number of tracts of land, suitable for Ihe purpose, have been found nvallable. members of tho committee state, and _.egotl»t-'-ns tire under way ihnt veil tai:' ' . • closing of a lease, with/ - '' liny, ns soon us sale of H .- .' --'-' - elsewhere are comment.' ' .'.','! racing and .jilsht. fr_ .--• ' ,.' - tuarantee. the financial success' r qt " will-also lia'vC'th's'art..itlon9.vMiie^ (]ttrn<;tliiT visitors frnm a much argcr radius than- wduM -come icre for ordinary fair nttrnctloni: I Is believed. •' . Interest In Ihe imtlcrlalflnjT arid edges of support'have teen re-' elved from many men In nearby omrmmltlcs. ns well as.from nmbn? nslness and professional men of Hy-hevllle. fn soliciting stock siib- criptlons It will be the aim of the ommlttec to obtain a maximum ' umber of stockholders nud olans re now being ninp]>cd niit for » ' xninnl|:n -Jo roach every reside... ' f Blythcvilie and of ot.ict rom- mnllics In the county ns well • The following teams to solicit :ock subscrlpllons were annoi.nc- 1 laic this nflcrnoon by Mr : ' yncli: O. O. Smllli, captain. Bob Btay xk, Harry Halnes. U. S. Branson! ' Jeff Roland, captain, Fred-'Salia, Jesse Taylor, E. B. Lymaiv J. L. Cherry, captain, J. J. Daly ; . R. Bnbeock, J. A. Leech, '.,- : '.' •• Charles Lemons, cnotnln.' W'Le- tt Smith, Ray Worthlngton, Win urns. Z. B. Harrison, captain, L Ij ftml F.. D.'Ferguson. B. A, Lyncrf! F. C. Doughs, cnntaln, Joe Isaacs, olnnd Green, If. s. Dnvls. . • • • ASTORIA, Ore., Feb. 18. (UP)— Braving a <0-m1.o an hour . . life saving crews today removed nil Boots Kraft, of Commerce, Mo who died there last night from pneumonia. This is the fourth death In the Frisco Train Hits Car at Arbyrd Crossing CARDWELL, Mo.-About noon remaining members of (lie CICK- of Admiral Benson, grounded on spit, with Die exception Captain C. C. Graham, three mates and the radio operator. The rescue work was effected Inrough lhe-use of beach Hues. The high wind lashed waves agains. the 'hull of the liner ns the and members were taken ashore. . No radio signals were heard from Julius Shide Gets Radio Operator's Ticket -Blythevllle'i. radio station, KLCN now has two licensed operators' Julius Shlde received iits license yesterday for a limited broadcast- ng operator after having taken the examination in New Orleans February 1*. He vu ace, there 'by Harold Sudbury. C, L. Llntzenlch, owner of th« station, was one of the first operators In the state to receive n license several years ago Frisco tram slruck an .' Ihe Bensoi dine and Bettv Jean vn-.i M. Jones Bound To Grand Jury Today funeral services. [were unhurt. Stcele Youth In 'I Critical Condition ! Man j la Baptist Revival occup.ii.ts I After bein? discharged by" »!>;. Justice of the peace. P. M. Jones. former employe of Ihe Pierce Pe- Thomas Cooper, i. year old sm of W M. cooper of Steelc. Mo,, still 'In a • Came to Close Sunday troleum over to corporation, was bound await Ihe r.clion of h grand Jury by Justice R. L. Mc- Knlght this morning on a charge of embezzlement,. Cooper of Steelc. Mo,, is | A successful revival meeting came Jones was first arrested fn' l C .°^ i( S ".^ •S,,l. c> S.;'.. th « «»»«• Bapiht phlnt or the P,rece Co ourt of Honor Is Held Monday Night At n meeting of the Court of- Honor for toy scouts last night at" the city hall, J. w. Orcen, of Caruthersville. wns promoted to a first das., rank nnd Spencer Alexander, of here, was made a second class scout. • ..ferlt badges were awarded Gilbert Prince. Wayne uimer and Jan;es Nickrens. all of Carutherc- vllle. Don Davis of Siecle and John Alexander of here. The Rev. Marion A. Boggs, chairman, presided. Light Session of Police Court Monday. Liquor ca.es occupied s. light session of police court Monday afternoon. John Ray and Henderson Brown were fined $15 on charges of public drunkenness. Jcsss Sullivan and Ollle Boats were assessed fines of $50 each on charges- of possessing liquor. WEATHER Oncnn I- -W..-..M.JH « u niv -- — •k-.ut^, ni, fc | lc ,\ittU|j_v n.i » S "? ospital ln this dt >' ° [ spl- cl wrch Sunday night. The: nai meningitis that developed Sun- i several confessions of faith i : dltlons to the cnurch. on com- CorpM-titlon :re were I and given a preliminary hearing and ad- before Justice Oscar Alexander. He was released but was rs-arrested onrt given a hearing before Justice McKnfght. have the disease. atlonded. . ,..„ „„.,,.. „„ , ARKANSAS-Oenerally fair to- a preliminary hearing • n ' snt aml Wednesday. According to the official weather Smith, the minimum temperature here yesterday was 32 degrees nnd the maximum, Nelll Reed, prosec.tllug atlorney, represenicd the state nt t!ie hearings. Bond was set at 5500. The defendant is alleged lo have embezzled approximately $S5. , 67 degrees; cloudy .with north winds. On the same day a year a?o the minimum tenip.nUure was 31 degrees ai.d the mainnum, 57 do; clear with southeast a.nds.

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