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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Served by the United Press BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST. ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI ,' HOME EDITION VOL. XXVI—No. 282 Blythevllle Courier, Blythcvllle Herald, Blythevllle Dally News, Mississippi Valley Leadcr. 151A'THKVH,LK, AHKANSAS, WKDNHSDAY, 1'KBHUAIIY 2ti, 1W10 SINGLE COI'lES FIVE CENTS TAFT IS DYING HIS PHYSICIAN ANNOUNCES Vote No True Bills In Crittenden Probe Workers for Crippled Children Will Gather Here From All Parts of State. Members of ihe Mississippi County unit of the Arkansas Society for Crippled Children ai:d other leaders in civic activities of the city are making final preparations for the third annual convention of the state society to be held here tomorrow. While the convention differs from some in that throngs do no go as representatives of various cities, there will be an interesting gathering of prominent men and women from all parts of the state with a number of visitors of national prominence. That those who attend the three programs will be more informed as to the work, of this great organization Is positive. The addresses have been so arranged that the entire day will be a revelation of activities concerning the betterment 1 ot the crippled child. Preparations Completed The committees have virtually finished their work and are awaiting the arrival of the first visitors this evening. Mrs. James B. Ciark. director of the county unit, has been actively in charge of arrangements for the meeting and nine committees, made up of local men and women, have aided her. Mrs. Otto Kochtitzky, recording secretary of the county chapter, has directly assisted Mrs. Clark. On the hospitality committee are Mayor and Mrs. Neill Heed, Cecil Shane, Mrs. J. W. Barter, Mrs. Charles S. Lemons, Mrs. C. G. Smith. Mrs. S. S. Sternberg, Mrs. Clyde Robinson, Mr. and Mrs; E. D. Gillen, R. N. Ware Jr., J. A. Leech, Jesse Taylor. -F.. E. Alexander. R. A': Nelson, Mrs. Otto Kochtitzky and Mrs. G. G. Caudill. 'committee is made up of Mrs. A. B. Falrfleld, Mrs. R. N. Ware Jr., Mrs. Floyd White, Mrs. E. E. Alexander, Mrs. A. M. Washburn. Mrs. W. Leon Smith and Mrs. N. F. Knight; make up the information committee. • On the Invitation committee are Mrs. Otto Kochtitzky, Mrs. S. S. Sternberg, Mrs. James H. Brooks, Mrs. R. F. Kirshner, Mrs. Russell Blair, Mrs. Floyd White, Miss Willie A. Lawson, Miss Winnie V. Turner, George W. Barhain, C. G. Smith, E. E. Alexander. Dr. A. M. Washburn, Dr. I. R. 'Johnson, Dr. Paul L. Tipton. Mrs. A. Conway is in charge of reservations. Mesdames M. A. Isaacs, H. T. Culp, Bernard Gooch and W. D. Chamblin jr., make up the transportation committee. The finance committee has these members: J. A. Leech, C. G. Smith Campaign For Extra School Tax Started The campaign to pledge 75 per cent o[ the property in Rlythevllk' Special School District Number 5 to a special 10 mill tax and thus insure maintenance of the local school system until relief from uie constitutional limit on school taxes can be obtained was under way today with fourteen team captains assigned (o as many sub-divisions of the district. T. J. Mahan, general chairmen of Ihe organization formed to fre.2 the schools from the financial situation which threatens to force closing of .the high school, lias expressed confidence that the effect next year if owners of 15 per cen 1 . of the pro|)erty in the district sign the petition for it and bind themselves to pay'It. Many of the larger taxpayers in the district have already agreed to pay the tax. The team captains, each of which will have one or more assistants in making Ihe actual canvas, are. G. G. Caudill, A. G. Little, W. M Burns, Roy Worthinglon, Hoi: Barnes, J. Louis Cherry, Jesse Taylor, Frank Whltworth, W. J. I'ol- lard, Frank C. Douglas. E. U. Ferguson, U. S. Branson, John Waterman and R. F. Kirshner. Work has already been started in a number of the districts and while no reports have been submitted, a yet it is understood that most of the taxpayers interviewed so fai have willingly signed for the additional tax. Supreme Court Decision t Hear Plea Delays Triple Killer's Execution. Farmers' Champion E. D. Ferguson. Neill Reed and Charles S. Lemons. Mesdames George R. Crockett. Walker H. Baker, E. D. Oillen and J. E. Bell are members o! the decoration committee. For the publicity committee there are Mrs. Samuel F. Norris and Jimmie Boyd. Sessions Open it .9:30 In the morning program, which is to begin at 9:30 o'clock at me Hotel Noble. Mrs. James B. Clark and Judge R. H. Williams, of Finn Bluff, will preside. Aflcr the invocation by the. Rev. P. Q. Rorie, Mayor Neill Reed will give the welcome with a response by Loui Garrett, past president. Following ihe greetings from the Blytheville Woman's club, these numbers are lo be heard: president's message, Judge R. H. Williams; greetings, Dud Cason post of the American Legion, C. R. Babcock; talk "The Value of State Societies." Miss Alberta Chase, executive secretary o[ the Missouri Society for Crippled Children; talk, "The Value ol County Chapters," Mrs. B. L. Willey; greetings, Blytheville Rotary club, J. A. Leech; talk 'The Arkansas Crippled Children's Commission," Gustave Jones, president; talk, "The Value of State Supervision for Crippled Children." Adrian Williams. The luncheon meeting is (o slarl at 12 o'clock with J. A. Leech and Jesse Taylor presiding. Members of the LJons and Rotary clubs and representatives from other organizations of the city have made reservations for this gathering when Edgar F. "Daddy" Allen, of Eiyrto Ohio, president of the International Society for Crippled Children, and Charles S. Lemons, are to be Uie principal speakers. Beginning at 1:16 o'clock, Cecil Shane, vice president of the county chapter, will be chairman. Follow- ing'the Invocation by the Rev. Perry F. Webb, the following speakers will be heard: Greetings. Mississippi County Medical society. Dr. A. M. Washburn; address, Dr. Leroy W. Hubbard, Warm Springs, Ga.; greeting* American jLcglon Auxiliary, (.Continued on Page 3) LITTLE ROCK, Feb. 26. tUP)- W. H. Howell, Crawford county triple slayer, looked forward today upon at least another month of life instead of execution Friday as a result of a state supreme court order late Tuesday. The court took under consideration a petition for a writ of mandamus to compel Warden S. L. Todhunter of the state penitentiary to hold a second sanity hearing for Howell. The action automatically stopped execution Friday. The court will take the petition up for decision at its next regular meeting Monday. Regardless of the decision it will be necessary for the governor to reset the date for execution. Tt is customary to give condemned persons at least thirty days between the date the execution is set and the day it is to be carried out. At the first sanity hearing for Howell the Jury was divided, A second was ordered held and the stat? sought unsuccessfully to return Howell to Crawford counly for thi> hearing. eclcral Farm Board's Fighting Head Is Man Who Gels Things Done. BV RODNEY UUTCIIKK NBA Service Writer Copyright, WiO. NBA Service, Inc) WASHINGTON.—The most dis- Inclive thing about Alexander •egge is that ho is a federal job'.older who isn't afraid to tell any- me where to gel off, Such fearlessness in the chairman of the Federal Farm Board marks him as a man apart in Washington. He is immune irom )0litical pressure, he isn't looking ~orward to a bigger and better job has all the money he will ever need and you just can't imagine anyone of whom he might ever stand in awe. The two things which seem actuate Legge In the early stages of the government's attempt put agriculture on a paying oasij are his sympathy for farmers and ils own obvious relish for doing ,1 difficult Job well in his own way. Some people consider Legge helpful,- pleasant and sympathe'liu while others regard him as a hard-boiled individual. It all depends on what Legge tliinks them and their propositions, faces a tremendously big job. but no one so far has suggested that he isn't able, dynamic and efficient —his record proves that he is all those things. . • A Six-Foot, 200-PoundrT There are a few men in Washington whose Vappearance-""any-, wfiere cau5es""riiany strangers to ask: ."Who's that?" Legge' is one of them. He's a big, lanky Scotchman with a rather large head, more than six feet fall and weighing about 200 gjounds. His face is clean-shaven and rca. Sometimes it wears Uie most baleful look thai :ias been seen here since the re- lirement of Senator Jim Reed of Missouri. Legge wears dark, conservative clothes. He eats lightly, holding back at the table, but keeping plenty of apples and pears in his office. He scowls a great deal, especially when studying or thinking. Bill he kids his start and usually says it with a smile if he has to criticize his subordinates. In his office he thinks fast, but moves slowly. He lives at the Williard hotel, only a block away from the Farm Board offices, and is up early every morning to exercise with the Hoover "medicine ball cabinet." This medicine ball tossing lies the fighting-champion of toe iintlon F ew Yorker Will Nevcr Again Seek Presidency Shousc of Memphis Says MEMPHIS. Feb. 2C. ITJP>— Joiiclt louse, chairman of the Democral- nuUomil executive ' committee. here briefly today and gave s his "personal opinion" Alfred E. inilh ''will never again be o can- .ditle for Ihe presidency." Should the Democratic noml- atlon again be offered Mr. Snilili e would decline It In my opinion," [r. Shouse said. "He realizes he mild not be elected." Aflcr declaring I! was Ills per- onnl opinion Governor SinUb ould not again be a candloate the presidency, Mr.. Shoiise "However, there Is no question nl that Governor Smith Is sllll an inportant factor In party politics, "I feel personally sure he would tccline the nomination if it were iflered him. He understands the hat split the solid Soulh. ot his deteal—the issues "The Democratic party Is stronger today than al any time since 910," Shousc declared. "The South is solidly back In tlie p.irty runks and wo have Ihe most united antl nlliliint organization In many Suits For Money Due AreJJrged MARION, Ark.. Feb. !!(i. (UP) — The CrllU'iuleii counly grand Jury today reiwrted "no tine bills ot In- dielmeiu can be had" in an Investigation Into condition revealed In 11 recent sluto audit of counly ol- flccrs. The report added, however, "th2 grand Jury Is convinced there are some Inegulai'itk's," and recommended pru|N!r court action bo taken lo jecover any money due til-? stale or county. "Looking to (he Interest of the counly rather than lo any Individual and wishing lo do no one an Injustice, we recommend that pro- |icr court action be taken to ascertain the amount due Ihe coutuy and state by any of the otflclals or ex-official* and steps be taken to culled same. "It Is the will ol this grand Juiy thut all money due the stale or county be made good from whomsoever due," the rcixirt said. "It Is also the will of this grand jury," Ihe re|«rl continued, "thai erroneous statements made to the public concerning 'marriage licenses be corrected, we finding that only two Illegal licenses were Issued and those couples having been legally remarried. 1 ' The shortabcs of accounts cf county official* and other officials covering the four jiear period >025 to 1938, Inclusive, nccoidlng U> the imdlt made by the state comptroller's oluce, total $108,887.05. "There Is no district In the conn- ry so strong for the Republicans Hint n Democratic victory Is not possible," ho~ i sft1d. : . .Shousc Is en route with his'wits to Miami, Fla> ' - : -. 18th Amendment Called 'Invasion of Constitution' LITTLE ROCK. Feb. 26. (OP) — William R. He-well, son of W. H. Howell. condemned triple slayer who was paroled from the Michigan state prison two weeks ago to visit his father, has not reported here, Warden S. L. Todhtmter said today. Hold Negro Woman (or Fatal Stabbing of Man OSCEOLA, Ark., Feb. 26.—Lucy Hollins, negress, who Is alleged lo have fatally wounded Dan Bradey, negro, when she stabbed him with a knife at Lowrance levee camp near Pecan Point on Feb. 17. was held to the grand jury on a charge of murder, following the preliminary hearing in Justice G. L. Waddell's court here. Viola Davis, another negrees, tried in Justice Waddell's court on the same day, was held to the grand jury on a charge p f shooting with Intent to kill Lonzo Thomas, an Osceola negro. The shooting is alleged to have taken place in Osceola on January 12, 1930. WASHINGTON, Feb. 2C. (UP)— The 'Eighteenth amendment Is "an Impertinent invasion of the constitution and in no sense an amendment to it," .Nicholas Murray Butley, president of Columbia University, told the house Judiciary committee today in a letter. Butler, an outspoken opponent of prohibition, demanded repeal before the government starts to deal with the liquor problem. The document from Butler was read as the -wets opened their final two days of presentation of their cause at the committee's hearing on proposals to modify or repel] the dry law. It came as Dr. Francis S. Gorty head of Chicago's psychopathic, hospital, testified that Alcoholic cases In his hospital were on the increase. President Hoover, Attorney General Mitchell and the Wickersham law enforcement commission arc Is said to be his nearest approach to social life. He has made friends all over the world, tut has no lam- ily and usually takes papers to his hotel to work on at night. All his movements seem to be guided by his determination to put the farm Job over in a big way. When President Hoover sounded him out about leaving his $100,0001 a-year job as president of the International' Harvester Co., to go on the Farm Board, Legge is said to have accepted on condition that he le made chairman. Originally, he .ook ing next likely that he will quit that mat rights in connection with prohlbt- llme unless convinced that the cam-1 lion enforcement" It was charged Jimmie Forgot Tags—Officers Find Whiskey End iVIay Be a Matter of Hours or Days, Dr. Hag- ncr Says Today. WASHINGTON, Feb. 2G. (UP) — Former Chief Justice WillLim ..ow- ard Taft Is slowly sinking mid 111; doctors have abandoned hope for his recovery, Ills condition, taking n decide;! change for the worse today, was more serious than al any time since he became 111 several weeks ngii and wns forced to resign from the supreme bench. His (tenth, is only n question of time. Cr. Francis Hagncr, Ills physician, called relatives after his visit at noon today and Informed them o'. the former chief justice's condl- lion. They are expected to come- hcrc soon. In n statement Issued uflcr his visit today Dr. Hagner wild fafl Is growing weaker imd his condition It mote serious than ivt any tmw, (hough lie- suiters no pain. The former head of the supreme court may. linger for several days or death ' may come sooner. Friends bccniiic alarmed when lie failed lo show Improvement :i few days ago after he had rallied from the weakened condition In which he returned here a month ago from Ashoville, fa. C., where he went m i\ vain cfturi to rcGaln his strength. The first Indication that the former president and chief justice would lose nis valiant light for his life came only a few hours afttir his place ns the head of the supreme court was filled Monday by Cliurlc] Evans Hughes. Missouri and Arkansas Have Signed Peace Pact Becker Advises. the Job for a single year, end- I among those who have joined in text July 15, but it seems un- I "unusual violation of constitutional Mlgn to put agriculture on a sound basis Is off to a good start. After selling farm machinery for 40 years Legge appreciated what farmers were up against and also that the farming business has been the basis tor his own rapid rise. I'm not a seeker for the Job," he told the Senate Agriculture Committee after some objection had been made to confirmation of his appointment. "I am not even a.vol- unteer. You can't hurt my feelings by sending me home. That Is perfectly all right and I am perfectly willing you should. before the committee today. The Rev. John Ryan, Catholic university sociologist, who made the charge, also told the committee he did not believe tnere was a atity of conscious on citizens to obey the prohibition law. An Arkansas automobile (nick 11- cc-nse is good tills year in Missouri, and a Missouri license is good In Arkansas, under an agreement reached at a conference several months ago, according to word received from Charles 0. Becker, secretary of state ol Missouri, by John Waterman, local manager for The reciprocal agreement be A. S.'Barboro and company, tween the stales, lo which Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas have also subscribed, applies to all commercial vehicles except passenger u cs and "truck lines, operating for commercial hire and having a fixe schedule and fixed rente or fixed rates," according to the information furnished by Mr. Becker. The agreement will mean a substantial saving to wholesale concerns and other ojxirators of trucks In interstate business. Last year, due to an apparent misunderstanding between Missouri and Arkan- rns authorities, both states demanded license fees of trucks operating on both sides of the border. Jlmmle Jones, local man, Is a little forgetful. Jimmie was caught In the round-up by state highway officers today — but not for a violation of the traffic or license laws. Otliccr "Red" Day of the state jiatrol and Arcli Lindsay, deputy sherilf, on duly al a corner hi the business section watched a car drive by without, a license. They rrdcrcd the driver, Mr. Jones to halt. He obliged and on questioning explained that he had purchased 1930 licenses bill had failed lo place them on his car. But Ihe officers found Mr. Joiic;, rather nervotis, they say. Looking in his car they discovered a paper sack containing a gallon jar, the officers said. Jimmie will face a charge of transporting liquor before Justice R. L. McKnlght tomorrow. Taxi drivers, chauffeurs and Just ••! plain moto who have dclln- West Helena Board Meets to Seek Solution of Row Over School Discipline. WEST HELENA, Feb. 28. <UP>Classes in West Helena school", were resumed today while ihe board of trustees met to consider resignation of the entire faculty of twenty members Including Superintendent Ocorge Cromwell. The regisnations were tendered Into yesterday as a protest, Superintendent Cromwell said, against failure of the school board to lend support In ndmlnislerlng disciplinary measures In Ihe school. Mrs. Waller Tlcy, head of the board of trustees, said, however, (he board was prepared to back the teachers to the fullest extent and that she expected the resignations would be withdrawn. An agreement was reached at a conference of trustees and teachers today to continue with classes at usual pending settlement ol their differences. More than 600 student; had waited in classrooms more, than an hour before Ihe teachers took Will Hold FuniralfwC 1 ; E. Rosenbaum Thursday •LiTTLE ROCK, ; Feb. .M.-itUPWV: Tlie boHy of 'Cluu-les'E. KoscifoarTin; '/•'<; lieutenant < grand commander -of<<. Scottish Rite Musons, southern Jurisdiction, lay in the slate temple here today. Rosenbaum died at his home era yesterday as a result of a heart ailment. Funeral services will be held at the Pike Memorial temple at 5 p/ m. Thursday. driver's licenses and 1S30 auto lags were caught In the drive conducted today by Andy McNeil and four Plan Banquet Here When "Bodie" Visit Blytheville O. L. Bodenhamer, national commander of the American Legion members of his Arkansas stale | Mehwav patrol. The highway patrol, created last year, Is inaugurating a vigoro:u> campaign against car owners who are tardy !n purchase of their licenses. Over 30.000 motorists in the state are estimated to have cscaiwl Superintendent Cromwell, however, did not attend the meeting today. He announced he was "defi- j nilcly through." He blamed failure of the board lo support him In dl.s- clplmlng two daughters of Lawrence Brown for his resignation. At a meeting of the teachers la'-j yesterday all voted to tender thciv resignations in support of their superintendent. Deputy shcrills patrolled the streets about the schools MOU: aic L-oi.iMuiiu «/ •'""•"""'"• trolled the streets about the schools paying auto fees In 1829. and the ycstcr<Jay nnd [(x | av to prcv( , nt state patrol plans to bring about > 1)rcats * a big reduction of the group * ls | 0ut . sherifr j. c . year by systematic drives through- hfld ordercd the cut the state. Quite a number of towed to garages this morning whe;i . . I think perhaps I know at more farmers personally than even any of you.' ' Legge was quickly confirmed and has been talking turkey to people here ever since. He told President Butterwortl. of the U. 3, Chamber , of Commerce, for Instance, that ! ^".fj 1 . the chamber ought to divest itself' of the economic theories of the will be the guest of the local post i churches of this denomination In at a banquet here the night of At Kansas, it \vas decided al a meet- Campaign Here for State Methodist College A drive will be put on in this city by the First Methodist church I "'tickets" to appcnr'iu "court loir.or- in April as ft part of the million j row dollar campaign to be used for *ie carried Barlow said he armed deputies on duty at the schools after he hao. been Informed Brown had made threats against the life of Super- cflicers failed to find the owners in , cndcnt Cromwell. for explanation as to old licenses | Brown nt vnxnl , s on |i:>rolc or missing cues. They were later ; fronl tnc _.,„,,. no5 ,, Unl for . claimed by the owners who receive March 13. Invitations to the affair have al- taiKing uirsey w peopic 'fjf ! ** n maS]cdtto all members since. He told President F, f . Dud Cn f n P° st a » d «* au!tt o officers : of other Am- Hospital Trustee Will Take Up Jury's Ing of the board of stewards tnis afternoon. Bishop H. A. Boaz, of Little Rock., accompanied by Dr. H. L. Reynolds. LITTLE ROCK, Feb. 26. <UP)- discases at Little Rock , where lie was sent afler his plea of insanity during a trial for first degree murder in 1927. I Cromwell said he had sent tw.i 1 of Brown's girls home after they ' had quarreled with a third girl He said Brown threatened him unless he disciplined the third girl. HCtUlllpalUCU UV IJI. LI. Li. IU:}I!U1U3, ~.--— u » u w»-, - --• -- mKI,. I,. ^^f.,r«^ tn r*n president of Hendrlx-Henderson A call for a meeting of members o ; This he "fused to do. college, spent a portion ot today Legion Post Takes Stock in County Fair Corporation Dud Cason post of the American Legion, at Its regular meeting last stand it." . ,' hro "? hou ' here and outlined the plan at the northeast- ^ Arkansas. Members of meel , ngi Thcy wcnt lo Oscco]a tnls ether parlriotlc organizations and civic and business leaders will also ln¥Ued , 0 Bodenhamer. hear Cormnandcl . horse-and-buggy age. Senator Caraway of Arkansas, questioning Legge, said: "1 believe you said you read Ihe farm bill 20 j times and didn't understand It?" Arrangements rcr Hie affair arc "frankly." replied Legge, "I will! in the hands of a committee con- read, it 20 times more and then I sisling of n N Warc jr § p A am doubtful whether I will under- night, endorsed the prrposal to provide a permanent Mississippi counly fairgrounds al Blytheville "Work Just Starting" "I may be kicked out and probably will," he told the American and voted to subscribe for stock hi Farm Bureau Federation in the fair corporation lo the amount 1 of $250. (Conllnucd On Page Three) White and R. J. Dodscn, who have afternoon for a similar meeting. Detailed plans for the campaign will be announced Inter by the pastor, the Rev. P. Q. Rorie. W. T. Oberst Better W. T. Oberst, who has been seriously 111 from bronchitis. Is better today. His daughter, Mrs. Spur- requeslcd that all Legionnaires! and: gcon Patterson of Birmingham. the board of trustees of the state A mass meellng of citizens .«a, hospital for nervci's diseases to- called to protest the regulation o, morrow was Issued here today by Cromwell. Ac resolution was adppt- Dr. Robert Caldwdl. chairman. «1 """I tendered to the board o, CaUWcll said he called Ihe meet-1 trustees declaring "If the board Chancellor J. M. Futrell Hears Pleas in Two Day Session Here. Twenty-three \ divorce decrees were granted by Chancellor J. l.l. Fulrell of Paragould In a two day session of- the February term of chancery court which adjourned here yesterday. Allmcny was granted in but one of the decrees. E. L. Galycan was ordered by the chancellor to pay $25 a month to Maggie Galycan as well as attorney's Ices in the suit. Other decrees granted were: Idcll Gardner vs. Alvin Gardner. Marie Craig vs. Jesse Craig. Evelyn Sims vs. Willie Sims. Edna Colbath vs. Roy Colbath. Chas. D. Nolen vs. Mattlo Lou Nolen. Olga Stone rvs. Roniroy Stoner. M. O. Flecman vs. Annie Flee•nan. Alpha Hall vs. John Hall. Mrs. Adella Elizabeth Bass vs. J. ,1. Bass. Dixie Coral vs. C. F. Coral. . Gladys Carter vs. Jack Carter. Mcllle Buchanan vs. Thomas Buchanan. J. L. Morris vs. Effle Arthur Moris. Elsie Craddock vs. R. J. Craddock. Bessie Mann vs. William Mann. Mrs. Nell Williams vs. Mart \Vil- ims. Thelma Culp vs. Mathew Culp. May Davis vs. Ed Davis. Ola Gunnells vs. S!d Giinnells. Preston Orey vs. Phillip Orsy. Lillian Ramsey vs. Williard Lea Ramsey. Ing at the suggestion of Oovcruor Harvey Parnetl after a grand Jury report of alleged Irregularities In the handling of funds of the institution was made public yesterday. The grand Jury scored the manner In which contracts (or supplies ot the hospital were awarded. It Auxiliary members make their res-i Ala - ' s w " n huri and his" broiher., was charged tliat $11.000 obtained ! T n Ohnrct n>iH Mrc Ol-drel n'1 frnm cnlrt nf 1-AllAJl rm tllfi llfunltfll ervatlons at once In thot tii« inat u:e T - conimllteo may go ahead with Its plans. • Oberst Mrs. Otersl, of 'from sale of collon on the . j oncsl(mii Mlss § rc i u vucd nome 1 tarm had not been properly de- here. after spending yesterday | posited nnd that records of its expenditure were "vague." cannot handle Brown we, the citizens, will lake matters into our own hands." Yarhro Community Club Will Meet Thursday There will be a meeting of the Yarbro Community club Thursday afternoon, 2 o'clock, at ihc tarn of Milton Bunch where a demon stralion will be given in ditching Ben Allken Is president of the club WEATHER ARKANSAS—Fair, cotder in cait portion tonight: Thursday fair arrt somewhat warmer in northwest portion. According to Ihe official wealher observer, Bras Smith, Cie minimum temperalure here yesttrday was 63. degrees and the maximum BO degrees; cloudy wllh south winds. On the same day a year ago the minimum temperature was 50 degrees and the maximum 62 degnej; cloudy with 1.3G inches of ratu and southeast winds.

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