Blytheville Courier News, June 17, 1931

Blytheville Courier News

June 17, 1931

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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - June 17, 1931, Blytheville, Arkansas Served the United Press '    .    riT    -ft THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI vol. xxviii—no. 79 Blytheville Courier, Blytheville Herald, Blytheville Dally News, Mississippi Valley Leader. Diving Diana f ,4 Iii HONE ii r JOIST PLEA POH HUTE INCREAS c J .J iaL( Linen!'. ! or,l> Dr Ii ca hon Occasion for Reference to I »an^ Rule. Here's a Coleman lier trainin' brand new brand of arrow-naut km, performed b- Georgia of Los Angeles, national diving champion. Ifs Just part (»i ie lot che emu. j national A A. U. champion-hips. wherein she hopes to retain her title, sh, haps from a springboard and. at the top ol her flight, aims and shoots an arrow ai a target at the end of the ixx>! She declares it to be a splendid way of perfecting time and balance in the air. Anyway, it makes a remarkable picture I Now Stock Half hon of I in I H of! D FIDE DESTROYS LINER BERMUDA Hie Motorship Rums at Wharf in Harbor at Hamilton; None Injured HAMILTON, Bermuda. June 17 I UP)- The Fur nee s liner Bermuda, one of the largest motorships in the world, was destroyed today bv fire in Hamilton harbor. No injuries were reported. The fire broko out in the fore purt of the superstructure early this morning. If ate backward down into the ship, burning the pumps as if progressed. The Hamilton fire brigade was unable to (heck the flames. At 4 45 A. M the engine room staff was forced to leave and the fire continued to bum steadily while the ship listed toward the wharf Naval authorities lent assistance but the fire burned fiercely and at 7 o’clock. with the A. B. and C. decks gone. ship was resting oil the bol of the harbor with a heavy EDES Of DIVORCE BIEL IO APPEAL: 'h the tom list. Woman Faints at Sifcht of Alleged Assailant HENDERSON. N. C. June 17. < UP (—After fainting twice at tile sight of the negro. Mrs. L. E. Erwin today had identified Robert Jenkins, negro, as the man who attacked and assaulted her Monday morning af her home in Norlina. The negro was barely saved from a mob. Jenkins was among three negroes held pending identification by Mrs. Erwin. Mrs. Erwin fainted wh*n Jenkins and the others were brought before her in the Jail here, and when Jenkins was brought alone she screamed "Take away.'’ and fainted again. She .dill maintained Jenkins the guilty party when he was bibi ted in different clothes. \\ :1! Ask Supremo Court lr Review R iling Holding l’ hLons Void. LITTLE ROCK. June 17. (UP) — J W. Westbrook, attorney for th1 Home Profective association whore efTor* to have the Arkansas 90-d:iv divorce act submitted to a vote at the general election of 1032 was thwarted yesterday when Attorney General Hal L. Norwood n an opinion ruled the |x»i it ton? filed bv them were insufficient, said today he would file a petition in the supreme court today or tomorrow asking for a review of the action. The attack on the petition was led by six Hot Springs attorneys. a Little Rock and a Hot Springs hotel man. and Mayor Leo Mc Laughlin of Hot Springs, which i making a bid for the divorce trade which Is now enjoyed bv Reno, Nev. WiU Elect Successor to Dead Kennett Mayor KENNETT, Mo. A special election will bi* held heie in about thirty days to name a successor to Mayor Russell R. Punky, who died early Saturday morning in a Memphis hospital. R. Irl Jones, president pro tem of the city council and acting mayor. has announced that notice of the special election will be published following the next regular meeting of the council, the first Tuesday in July. Mayor Punkey succumbed following an operation tor appendicial and gall stones The funeral was held Sunday afternoon. BV It AYMOND < I UT! It United Press Stall Ump p uler* SPRINGFIELD. IU.. June 17 ,UP» -Tile American republic cannot permit any man to stand above the law, President Hoover said in an address dedicating the remodeled tomb of Abraham Lincoln. • There can be no rn in in our county, who either by hi* posit on or his influence, stands above tlv law," Mr. Hoover said "T at the republic cannot admit and ’ill live For ours is a government of law-' and a society of ordered liberty safeguarded only by law." This brief but emphatic aecia- I ration toward the end of a '-hor* address eulogising the greatest cit -i/on contributed to history by Illinois. was linked by many who heard it with condition* in Chicago where Alphonse Capone and sixty-eight cf his employes l i t w**ek were indicted as a result of the federal government's effort to break un long standing wholesale defianc the prohibition and other law s. is known that the situation Chicago has lone heen a cause chagrin to President Hoover i that federal cleanup activities now going on are due to his insistence. Picturing Lincoln as the "symbol of union and of human rights” whose greatness is growing not on Iv in this country but among all peoples, Mr Hoover, referring to the Gettysburg address, said it should "be our purpose and our resolve today" to be dedicated to the "great k remaining before us " Tile six decades wh passed since Lincoln's df written on the school c changes bewildering in th ty, momentous in their consequence. " Mr Hoover said "They tym* I hrrad«*tied and enriched life beyond tho imaginations of Lincoln's con- I temporaries. The year* have not I only yielded rich treasures, mat**ri- 1 a1 and spiritual, but they have brought challenges to readlustmen*. j both bv government and lmttvlShA < .als, to a changing world. Our country has become powerful anion? nations. It Is chugged with infinite- j Iv new responsibilities both at home and abroad." Baptismal Service Will End Lilly Street Revival The evangelistic meeting of the Baptist Mission churrh on Lilly street will close tonight with the baptismal service at the First Baptist churrh The Rev P B Langley, missionary of the Mount Zion and Mississippi county association, conducted the services, assisted by he daughter. There have already bern 14 additions to the church and six more are experted to Join tonight. Beginning Sunday the R»v Mr Langley w ill be at Brookland. Ark . for a revival wher° he will assist the Rev. Floyd Chaffin for two weeks One Dollar Is Thief’s Loot at Joseph Store lJt( BI. VT HK VI LI. K, ARKANSAS. WLDN KS!) AY, JINK 17, 19111 2 Marines Missing In Nicaragua MANAGUA, Nicaragua, June 17 j (UP) Two marines and three na live national guardsmen weir re-(sated missing and were believe.I 1 dead today after an engagement I with insurrectionists. The missing marines were Lieut William McGee, Chattanooga, Ten . tics .ee, and Lieut. I ester Power Calistoga. CMI., the latter a rapt a ii. rn tile national guard in comman I I of one of six patrols vs Midi started j an offensive against the outlaw». The battle occurred Monday neat I Fmbnrcaderos and la ted two hours, j the reports here said. Hie rebels i were reported led by Jose Ped run one of the Sand mn chiefs. HOME EDITION SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Situation Is Precarious Carriers ( laura Iii Asking I 5 Per Cent Roost, L. issue Subscribe' Reported Coot Al i oat Iv Condi Officers of the inc and Loan A's elected as follows Harrison, reel: Gillen, vice Blytheville Bulld-xlntiun have been for this year* Za! 'cled president; F president; W. M WASHINGTON. June 17 .Ur* Railroads of the United States to-da\ unanimously petitioned the inter,ate commerce commission for i 15 per cent inn.ais** In nil freight rates and charges The petition, signed by J 8. Pe I ley. chairman of tin* eastern ■’hup I! A. Hcnndrctt, western aid Mountain Pacific group, and VV R. Cole, of the southern group, termed the present situation of th** railroads as an emergency the aiming serious impairment of their financial resources and "their rapacity to assure the pubic a continuance of efficient and adequate service.” Embodying twenty printed pages tile locution .et forth in detail the plight of tilt* roads, with earnings falling off to apertum of 2 24 i**r rent on property investment, th* precarious status of railroad bonds which would make securing of additional capital difficult, heavy competition from trucks ond busses BRIGHT DESPITE E Adfiliate Moisture All I hat Is Needed to Insure Successful Farm Year. Hut ii \\ hit wort Ii Hark ( hi Top Iii Hopnlarilv (inuits! and the problem road workers. of wages for rad ii av'* ith tm* history ir va He ll William:, secretary and treasurer Already 50 per rent of the ti'*w scries of stock, opened June I. ha; been subscribed, an annual report to the stockholders showed The same report stated that the state banking department has completed its regular annual audit and reported the affairs of the assoria tion in excellent condition, W. M. Williams is now in charge of the office recently moved to the First National Bank Invitations Sunt Operators in and Missouri. to 112 Arkansas BM TREFT BUIT Prominent Dallas Ro O»iosiionof Memphis Rank M*n Lo 1 Alxaiit Robbery out him was ex- Lake Street Methodists to Have Special Service There will be speriul services at ill* Lake Strut Methodist church tonight, beginning at 8 o’clock in carrying out the plan of the southern Methodist church for special prayers today. The song and prayer .service will I* followed with the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper, All members are urged to attend Highway Bandits Take Salesman’s Cash, Gun DF QUEFN. Aik, June 17 (UP) — Mark Hudson of Shreveport, La . salesman, wax heid up and robbed by two youths of $14 in cash and an automatic shotgun, then stripped of his clothing and tied lo his automobile two mile;- from here late yesterday afternoon. Police said the car in which the two boys were ruling was stolen in Little Rock. An open cash resistor in the office of 8 Joseph Metal Works, 410 West Main street, yielded a lone dollar to a thief    who entered    the building    through    a    skylight    last night Police    said today    that the    in truder bad to crawl across the; roof of an adjoining building and lower himself through the skylight to enter the building Officers say th<*y had a definite clue as to the identity of the skylight burglar who has Invaded a number of business    houses    in    the past    few months but have been tillable to secure substantial evidence. Sale of Washinglon Po*! Almost Completed DAT I.AR. Tex . June 17 (UP* Herbert Scales, 35. prominent Hallo society man and a former Cornel! and Heidelberg student, today agreed to return to Memphis. Tenn for questioning In connection with the $25 00 holdup of a branch of the Union and Plater* Bunk and Trust company. Scales offered to return voluntarily if officers agreed to allow him time here to complete some bus meas transactions. They consented John Cherris. 37. and Ralph Arnold. 23, ex-convict*, arrested in connection with the robbery yesterday. agreed to waive extradition. H. L. Scales Tex., farmer and man under armt.urged his son to, return. The father some years avo made $1,000,000 in the New Orleans cot-j ton market. ‘My boy didn t have anything to do with that bank robbery or any 1 other robbery," the elder Scales “He has nothing to lear* from a full investigation I want ( him to go to Memphis and clear, up tin* disgraceful thing." Cotton pin operators of northeast Arkansas and southeast Missouri will meet at the eitv hall here at 7 30 Thursday night for renewed discussion of the proposal to adopt cotton bagging as the standard wrapper for pot ton ginned in this territory. A committee consisting of O W Coolidge, Mrs 8    8 Stern - ben and Max Meyers has Is*vied invitations to 112 ginners, and a representative attendance Is anticipated L. W Harrison. Clarksdale Miss, secretary of the Delta Cottonseed Co-ooerative Marketing association, which has been instrumental in obtaining extensive adoption of cotton bagging in the Mississippi deltn, will be present and will exhibit a number of complete patterns of the cotton wrapper Cotton bagging, while more expensive than Jute, is stronger, lighter and neater appearing, and it* use has been pronounced economically sound bv men who have investigated Textile mills have declared that they will welcome its general adopt ion because of its uniformity in weight and the mint Greenville.j proved protection it gives the father of the bale Its general adoption would provide a domestic market for about a quarter million bales of three-quarter and thirteen-sixteenth* staple cotton. optimism which farm leaders of the mid-south have expressed over tins year’s crop outlook Is share I t>\ J E Crit'/ Mississippi county agricultural agent, who regards the lack of moisture from which the immediate vicinity of Blytheville and a few other parts of the county are suffering as th*’ inly serious adverse factor Showers of the past week have ended the 1931 "drouth" in many parts of this and adjoining Mi sour! counties, but have missed other parts The situation has not yet become critical, however, and w it iv more showers predicted for tin* latter part of tile week no serious alarm is being felt, While there Is little promise of a profitable market for cotton or other important farm crops this year, gardens of unprecedented size and quality, greatly increased feed acreages, low production costs and greater emphasis upon quality are all factors that will go lur to counterbalance the low prices that are anticipated. (reps Not Suffering "In general the farmers of Min si ssl pp! county have put themselves in .splendid condition to weather this period of low prices" •md Mr. Fritz this morning, "and with tim crop outlook the best I have ever seep. nothing seems lack mg but assurance of adequate moisture." So far. even in communities that have had the least rainfall, damage has been confined to garden#.. pastures, and such crops os green beans Cotton is making excellent progress, and while there have been a few instances of ap- Holl Luxora Hayti Caruthersville Manila corn this is at-Crit/ to lack of prepa ration and than to the dry the day before at Rosa, Luxora. Former Officer Waives Liquor Charge Hearing Stock Exchange Trades Move Slowly During Day John Stromever. former deputy constable waived preliminary hearing before Justice Oscar Alexander on charges of    manufacturing intoxicating liquor    and possession of a distillery. He    was bound over to await the action of the grand Jury -J next fall.    Bond was set    at    $500 NEW YORK. June    17.    (UP)—; Stromever was arrested    last    Sat- Trading    on    the stock    exchange urday bv    deputies out    of    the    office today    was    the    lightest    in    five    years    of Sheriff W.    W Shaver at the site and    prices    moved    over    a    fractional j of a distillery    northwest of Gosnell, aiea for    the    industrialists,    closing I irregularly lower. parent injury to tributed bv Mr proper seed bed cultivation rather weather, Yesterday and saw good showers Burdette. Hightower end other points near the line dividing Glut Osceola and Chickasaw ba districts Sufficient rain to Ive of substantial h^lp was also experienced at Ekron and other jaunts west of Blytheville, and iii the western part of this city. Good ''♦•♦•cl Plante ct One important favorable factor which has received little public attention is the mutual care which most farmers in thia vicinity gave this year to the selection of their planting sei*d For the first time in years, according to men familiar with the situation, this vicinity will produce a crop confined almost entirely to the high quality varieties of cotton for which bly-t (seville and MBasi&Jppi county were once famous. Some estimates have it that as much as 90 jar cent of this vicinity* production this year will be of the better staple varieties ol cotton. Such a situation, it is said, will help materially in improving local market condition*. It fanners hereabout* are at all discouraged over the outlook a visitor driving over the county’s highways would see no sign of it. Stands are almost uniformly good. and fields have been receiving careful cultivation. Costs have bren low* and with plenty of alfalfa. sovrans and corn for feed and a good garden at every house it seems apparent that conditions next winter will present a decided contra.'t to those which followed last sesson’s onslaught of drouth and depression. Rails were down than three {joints to one to more tin* finish. Tokyo Is Pocked by Severe Quake Tremors Aped Gosnell Resident Disturbances Continue in Ohio Miners Strike WASHINGTON. June 17 «UP> — Sale of the Washington Post, capital morning newspaper, to David Lawrence for $3,000,000. appeared Dies    al    Home    of    Her    Son    t0 ** 111 but    comminated today 1/IC8    ai    nome    OI    lier    soil    a attorneys representing    the various interest*    involved    gathered before Justice    Jesse C.    Adkins In the District of Columbia supreme court. TOKYO. Japan. June 17 >UP» — Tokyo and vicinity was rocked by a severe earthquake starting at 9 IO o'clock tonight Authorities believed con.uderafcle property damage would j tor has promised to be here Friday be reported. Several sections of the ( when the grand jury i e tunes at Ship’* Physician May Provide Key to Death NEW YORK. June 17. (UP>—Dr Jamison I Carr, ships doctor on the Cion a rd liner Franconia may prove to be the source of information Infinitely valuable to tile solution of the mysterious death of Starr FailthfuU The traveler-seientLst-ships doc- (CP»—Fears that state troops must be .summoned to maintain order in the strike ridden areas of eastern Ohio's coal fields were expressed by county official* today as the strike spread to other mines. Five men and three women were arrested as disturbances were reported. The strike has extended to 16 mines, and the National Miner’s Union was also extending its activities and promises were made by leaders that mony other mints would be closed as more workei * were recruiting to the iinu> oi 4.000 strikers. Funeral services were he’d this morning at North Sawba cemet°ry for Mrs. Bettie Ingram. 82, who succumbed at the home of her son. C. H. Ingram in the Gosnell community yesterday afternoon. The Rev. Williams officiated at the services. Tile Cobb Undertaking company was,,in charge of arrangements. city were in darkness due to failure of power lines. Telephone and telegraph lines also were damaged Some damage was reported at Yokohama .the seaport city 18 miles from here. Oklahoma Governor Seeks Hold Services Today to Force Phone Rate Cut for George T. Pinkley Mineola. L. I., its inquest into th** circumstance* of the death of the girl whose bruised body with it* traces of verlnol was found at Long Beach. Alva Wert Named County Chairman of Optometrist* Children Enjoying Free Playground at Mill Park The free playground at the Chicago Mill is being enjoyed by the boys and girls who go there daily for .supervised play under the direction of Miss Mary Outlaw. From eight o’clock in the morning until three o’clock in the afternoon there are all kinds of games with volley ball, tennis, croquet, baseball, wading pool and the story hour offering interesting entertainment. Children are requested U> bring their favorite story books and Miss Outlaw will read stories to the crowd each morning. The Chicago Mill and Lumber corporation is extending an invitation to every boy and girl in the city to visit the playground. Miss Ruth Whitworth, who last week ;tiirendered the lead in the KUM) vacation trip popularity contes! to Mu. Margaret Milner was back on top again in today's tabulation of votes, with a half doz en other within striking distance of the Ioj> and none of the active candidates out of the running. Mi: ( Milner is now* in second I lace. and Miss Althea Edwards who last Friday was fifth, has ad vnnced to third Another candidate who took a noticeable spurt since last week is Miss Elizabeth Martin ol Dell who advanced from en-nth place to fifth. Today's count of the ballot* 'bowed the 17 candidate*, in the following order: Ruth Whitworth Margaret Milner Althea Edwards Margaret Cross Elizabeth Martin Carolyn Pride Rosa I .on Cooke Mary DeWeese, Evelyn Harwell Maurine Branson Ruth Butt Alberta Elliott Virginia Burton, Orine Hutchins, Marion Burns Martha Robinson Dorothy Qideon, Wilson JEWEL ROBBERS MAKE BIB HULL lake Gems Worth Over $100,000 From Home of New York Attorney. NFW VORK June 17    (UP»- Thre** ^tinmen raided the home of 8 Stanwood Menken, promln-cnt lawyer, civic leader, and advocate of heavy armament*, today*. forced Mrs Menken to get out of b* d and open a small w all safe and escaped with Jewelry worth more than HOO OOO Menken hod left for hts Office »h*n the robber* occurred A man api*e*rrd at ti»» front dom of th* home aa vim* he had a box i of flowers to deliver He asked a I servant to sign for them. The server^ opened tile door and two I other men rushed un and Joined their confederate and forced their w av Inside, displaying pistols The lewd* were Insured, it was rc-ported. for $150,000. Will Build New Highway From Malden to Risco CARTmiFRSVTLIJT Mo.— A new concrete highway from Malden to pi*co will be started soon bv the Markham Construction rmn-I puny cf Dyersburg. Tenn., who have Just completed state High-! way No, 84 from Caruthersville to Hayti, a distance of six mile*. I When the new highway from Mal-i den to Risco is comj>lete(f it will connect State Highway No. 25 ii Malden with U S Highway No. 61 Just south of New Madrid Manv Kinds of Venables in Cardens at Yarbro Farm girls of Yarbro. four miles J north of here. know their vegeta* I bleu, At a meeting of the girls 4-H club today several members reported that they had from 40 to 48 kinds of vegetables growing in their gar-| dens. None of the 16 members had I Ie#* than ten varieties. Plans were made for a club party 1 Tuesday evening. June 30. at the home of Miss Pauline Neal, president. Judge Keck to Sneak at Osceola Tomorrow OSCEOLA. Ark. June 17 Judge O E. Reek of Blytheville will address the Osceola Civic club at its ; regular luncheon meeting here to-! morrow, according to an announcement made today by O. B Se graves I president of the club. Child Drowns in Pail AMITY, Ark.. June 17 (UP' — The three-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Lambert, who live eight miles from here, was drowned while playing in a bucket of water. Although still alive when found efforts to revive lier proved futile. OKLAHOMA CITY. June 17 (UP) Governor William H. Murray today made his first move in his campaign to force telephone companies to reduce their rates in Oklahoma. The governor ordered Attorney Last rites afternoon at will be conducted this North Sawba cemetery Dr. Alva Wert of this city has heen appointed chairman of the , Mississippi County Society    of Op- for Oeorge    T    Pinkley. 43.    who    died tometrLsts. the appointmen    having at his    home    in    the Gosnell    commun-1 been made by Dr C. H    Brown, tty at    5 40    p.    rn. yesterday.    Harrison. Ark., prudent of    the Ar- The Rev. Williams will officiate1 kansas Optometric Association. at the services. Funeral plans are | The state groups propose to hold a number of eye clinics through- Generai J Berry King to brin;*; in charge of the Cobb Undertaking suit against the Southwestern Bell company.    out the state during the fall and Telephone company {or payment The deceased is survived by his winter. Dr Wert will be in charge of $510,450 winch he asserts is, widow, two sons, a daughter, twojof the arrangements in this coun-riur the state for f*es on invested , brothers, three sisters and his fa- ty in cooperating with th" county j capital.    J    thor, Silas Pinkley.    j health min. Deficit Goes Up Despite Income Tax Payments WASHINGTON. June 17 (UP» — The treasury deficit took a jumn of more than eight million dollars on June 15, despite income tax payments for the second quarter which began to come into the treasury on that date. The treasury statement showed today the deficit was $1,099,903,063 on June 15. Income tax returns tabulated at the close of business on June 15 aggregated $11,948,411. Foreign Trade in Mav Was Lowest in Years WASHINGTON. June 17 (UP)— Exports from the United States during the month of Mav total $205,000,000 in value while imports were valued at $182,000,000. the dene rtment of commerce said today The figures on both exports and Imports are lower than in many years. STUTE BANKERS UBGE NEW F FINANCE POLICY Onnose Loans to Farmers Who Fail lo Adopt Progressive Methods. LITTLE ROCK, Juno 17 <UP>--After agreeing that much of blame for the condition that existed in Arkansas was theirs, bankers from all parts of tile ft ate meet In v here yesterday said they would demand (heir farmer clients establish themselves on a "live at home" basis. B. A Lynch, Blytheville, president of the Arkansas Banker;' association, was among the speakers. "We hear a lot of talk about bringing Industries to Arkoma," Lynch said. “but Arkansas industry. to be profitable and successful. must be built from wiihin. Our business and agriculture1 will tic built up from a combination of the two." Will Draft Policy The occasion was a session of the agricultural committee of the state association, held at the call of E J Bodrnan. the chairman, to draft a program through which banker! of the state can help place Arkansas agriculture upon a sound and stable basis. A resolutlan rm-bodyin# such a program is to be prepared as an expression of the anociation'* policy. It J* expected that it will urge banks to advance money only to farmers who reducing production costs by the use of efficient methods and who are producing their own food and feed supplies Will Refuse Loans Commercial banking must quit financing tile farmer unless a change I* made, Mr Lynch said. Col Elgan C Robertson of Marianna mid after 1932 under no circumstances will hts bank loan inonev for food or feed which can be grown on the farm. He said he was disgusted with the turn of affairs, and his expression «as echoed throughout the room, If tim farmer help* himself by providing for lean years, there would be no excuse for money being spent In Arkansas bv the Red Cress for food and clothing, he said. Bankers WH! Meet to Form Regional Groups Organization of tw*o regional clearing house associations to serve the banks of northeast Arkansas will br undertaken at meet Ires at Paragould tonight and at Jonesboro Thursday night B. A. Lynch, president of the state bankers association. and John W. Snyder, member of the state committee on regional clearing house associations, will attend both meetings, Through the regional associations it is expected definite application wilt be given to the new #tate bankers code adopted at the recept mertin of the state association. The Paragould meeting Is for the bankers of Cia'*. Greene and Randolph counties .and that at Jonesboro Is for Craighead. Poinsett r.nd Mississippi county bunkers. Tt may la»-er appear feasible, it is said to merge the two groups into one regional organization. Hush Batc$ New Dean of Caruthersville College CARUTHERSVILLE Mo —Hdgh Ij Bates of Warrenton. Mo, has been chosen dean of Carhthers- ville Junior college, to succeed William T. Miller. Mr. Bates will alumine his new duties immedlate-Iv. Dean Millrr is now teaching in the State School of Mines at Rolla, but later will assume a position as an assistant in Ohio State college. Mr. Miller has been connected with the Junior college here since its organization three years ago. Girl Rescues Mother end Brothers From Flames HAMBURG, Ark.. June 17 (UP) —Due to the heroic efforts of Loraine Slocum. 18. her mother and two brothers were alive today. Lightning which aet fire to the barn where the family was unloading a wagon killed her father, Charles F. Slocum. 48. and seriously burned the mother and boys, rendering them unconscious. Lor-1 aine managed to drag them out before the dry barn was consumed bv flames. Armorel Man Fined for Possession of Liquor Marion McClanahan of Armor©! was fined $50 by a Jury in Justice Oscar Alexander’s court Monday on a charge of Illegal possession of liq-! uor. He made bond for appeal to circuit court. McClanahan was arrested by sheriff ’• deputies Saturday. WEATHER ARKANSAS—Partly cloudy, local thundershowers in southwest portions tonight and Thursday. According to the official weather observer, Charles Phillips Sr.r the maximum temperature here yes ter-; day was 86 degrees and the mint-I mum 69 degrees, with .19 inch of I rain Today a year ago the maxi-i mum rem*>"raturr was 85 degrees j and the minimum SS deer*#*. J J ;