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Fayetteville Daily Democrat (Newspaper) - April 16, 1927, Fayetteville, Arkansas Volume 33, Nummer 125. A Yette Ville. Arkansas a per cow 60. Per month main Mississippi levee Breaks at , to gaps at Conway and Pine Bluff Rood area grows u. S. Ship answers chinese gunfire american injured Memphis tonn., april 16 flood Waters sweeping Down Tho Mississippi River and its tributaries broke through the Man made barriers today i took a toll of three lives and spread j water Over thousands of acres of Fertile Fields. first break in the main line of levees of the Mississippi near Dorena of a ted piss. Shanghai april 16-an Amor ican Sailor suffered a flesh wound Missouri inundated a Large portion of when the destroyer a a Preble was tire Mississippi county. Arkansas River Cut a sixty foot Gap in the levee near Conway and flooded eight thousand acres. St. Francis River Tore four openings in the levees at big Lake and one Gap at White mall near Helena. It is estimated that Over half the area of Arkansas is under water. Thurman Burris aged 17, was drowned at Atkins Arkansas last night while attempting to Rescue his parents from their flood bound Home. Two negroes Are reported to have upon with machine guns yesterday from the North Bank of the Yangtze opposite Kiang in it was Learned today. chinese persisted in firing until the a treble turned Loose its main Battery of four Inch and three Inch guns. F Only $122,500.00 taxes paid of i $416, he charge of $-116,000 taxes charged against been drowned on a Plantation neat Washington county residents for Dardanelle. 1926, Only $122,500 has been paid to county collector Homer Jackson. Of this $35,000 is state tax. $31,500 is county tax $45,000 is school tax and $11,000 for the cities. Warrants far $39,000 have been issued already to the various schools and $2,000 in Road warrants by the collector and on monday or. Jackson will turn in about $20,000 to the county treasurer. county will pay approximately $700,000 in taxes this year or. Jackson estimates counting the estimated $250,000 in Gas and Oil tax. Paving to Start on no. College Detour begun excavation for paving on North College Avenue will begin probably Early next week As soon As a Detour is constructed. Work on this Detour has just been started. At the City limits on North College it will extend two blocks West to Park Avenue South on Park to the swimming Pool and Back East to College. Paving will include about 2200 feet. A Culvert will be built at the lowest Point in the temporary Road which will take a great part of the time of construction. Roofing finished on u a buildings Start pointing Stone work is going Forward at a Good clip on the two new University of Arkansas buildings according to in m. Sheperd superintendent of con Atrue Tion for the George Fuller Green company contractors. No definite time is in mind for finishing All the work but tentative Date for dedication of the buildings is june 6th. contractors will Start cleaning and pointing the Stone work on the two buildings next week. They also expect to finish All plastering next week. Roofing of the two buildings has just Wen completed by Jim Williams or. Of Little Rock formerly of Fayetteville who had the rooting contract. Laying of the Turazzo composition floors has been under Way the past few Days also. spas. break at Doreno Missouri put a stretch of land about forty Miles Long under water the submerged Section consisting of thousands of acres. Driven by a High wind the water lapped Over the top of the levee washing out a Gap 90 feet wide. Waters rushed through the aperture crumbling the levee at both ends of the breach. Hoo homeless at Hickman. Ivy. Doreno is just across the River from Hickman Kentucky where Koo people were made Home Lei yesterday. Doreno citizens Are apprehensive for their safety. New Madrid reports preparations for the worst flood in its history with the St. Johns Bayou threatening. Caruthersville expects the Crest of the flood there sunday while Helena today reported a stage of 53 feet with Little danger feared until the water rises to 60 feet. In Hillips county submerged More than 60,000 acres in Phillip county Arkansas Are reported under continued on Page 6 two families a i wiped out in thru Fay. Saturday Gas explosion Highway connections Are considerably improved. Baptist Ford Bridge was opened for traffic it noon it saturday after temporary repair was Matte amt re a at it the West As far As Summers and to the East at far As i a crosses again Are passable. Emergency Pao agr \ How re cat it emergency passage Over the Baptist Ford Bridge was allowed saturday morning with guards stationed it each end to distinguish Between areal emergency Case and casual drive i Era. Permanent repair work will not i la completed for three or four Days i it is thought. Local contractor praised Powers bros., local contractors and \ engineers were in charge of the temporary repair and Havi been comp if i 4mn5i&Quot# Chicago april 16 eight persons members of two families were horned Gevond it no in an explosion Early today which virtually demolished a Block of four West Side shops with dwellings in the rear of them. Officials said the explosion apparently was due to ignition of a Gas pocket in a tailoring shop. Another theory was that a still being operated by one of the victims in a grocery store had exploded. A a a my a $ Kim d am age to dirt streets Over $ i too damage a dope to .,1 in i k we Erk. Th., he a a pm of. Iii trusted in nor in we a a Moor it Len a my by a or a1,.�?z a a , following tour of Tho it and who said that the estimate was Highway reopened pour Kansas City Southern tax meager trains the direct line from Short Veport to Kansas City generally running through Westville Siloam Springs and Gravette were routed through Fayetteville saturday. first Tan about Midnight Friday the 1 a cond at six a. Rn., the third at one i a picture of a. C. Wood and the fourth at four p. In. I graduate of University of Arkansas Muskogee train starts conservative. Repair work will Start As soon As weather permits he said. A. C. Wood to judge Nat l Power contest first u. Of a. Glee club to sing sunday at first presbyterian the University Hee club xviii sing two chorus numbers at the la of clock sunday morning services at the first presbyterian Church. They will sing a now let every Tongue adore thee and a the hallelujah Harris Tilley family to Amarillo. Texas mrs. Harris Tilley and Little daughter Ruth expected to leave saturday night for Amarillo Texas where they will join or. Tilley who has by inns interests there where the family will reside in future. Prizes of in s. Meet on display at Tony s thirty Silver cups and 150 initials and prizes for All departments in the state wide University of Arkansas invitation High school literary musical and athletic meet Are in display it a a Tony a place a West Dickson Street. Mor scene siders Are needed for pageant Quot More people still Are needed for the mob scene Iii the easter pageant a a the director said saturday morning. Churches have urged attendance at the pageant which a to be Given Early morning pageant to open elaborate Observance of easter special music at All churches knights Templar service at p. Rn., cantata 8 . Here Parade Coronation at Rogers among events the Muskogee train left Here saturday afternoon. Of ii ills did not know How far it could get but thought the tracks a leered i nimbly As far a Tahlequah. St. Paul Branch line could get Only to Durham though repair on Bridges near there already under Way. Will Clear the Way within a Short time it waa said saturday Faical trains running Faical train though Lair were not so far behind schedule a they were Friday. morning North Mund due at 7 20, Wax four hours late and a the southbound due at h 0q, waa Alf hour and a half late. Alma roads passable Between Alma and Mulberry tray it lie Bas Wen resumed though the Road i in bad shape and help la stationed along the Way to pull Rara out if they Are struck. Joplin buses Are arriving on time. A die Tulsa Fayetteville by did not get in from Tulsa saturday being compelled to cancel the trip on account of bad roads. 1 Horn grow cd King vaster cant a t a at methodist Church beginning with what is expected to i Mary cute Dud a the most spectacular Ami la Hor a Iii charge of i vaster Bridge out reported a t eight of clock sunday morning in tin amphitheatre adjoining City perk Guy Bartley formerly of Fayetteville now of Eureka Springs it pent saturday in Fayetteville or. Bartley visited Here from Rogers where he attended festival events thursday. Reports that the Bridge Over White River Between Seligman and Eureka Springs was unsafe for travel or out were current today and or. Bartley and party who intend to return to Eureka sunday afternoon i May go by Way of Springdale and j Huntsville if that route is puss ask. I editor Lincoln Sun yields to illness Lincoln april in Charles in Smith editor of the Lincoln Sun died at his Home Here after a Long illness arid was buried in Cane Hill cemetery. Funeral services were conducted at Central methodist Church Here Rev or. Campbell of Lincoln and Rev. Or. Marrs of Cane Hill officiating. Members of the m. Vav. A. Lodge conducted services at the grave. Surviving Are the wife and one son writer who have been in charge of publishing the Sun since or. Smiths illness. Fay. Not to enter float in Parade recall the event Falls on easter sunday Fayetteville float will not participate in the Apple Blossom festival Pard but hog is sunday lib us. D. T. Mul Ett chairman it tic -.n-Mitteo, Ani Ounn d it turd. In re a if Wati by Telegraph daily Kansas City produce live Slock Kansas City april 14 foot Tyr a produce arid live Stock markets heavy hem 20e Light Hen to Springs 37c roosters 13c Duck 24c geese lie Turkey. 29c. Cattle i boo calve Joo Good 1150-Pound steers $11.40. Hogs�?4500 top $11.25 on i 0 to 160 pounds. Sheep�?1000 top for wooled lambs $16.25. Local produce Mchenry and Bryan co hens 20c eggs $5 Case Case included or 15c dozen broilers 30c. A the Thorn crowned King a by Fred in Holton and ii. Von beige is the Luster cantata to be Given at the methodist Church at eight of clock sunday evening by a mixed choir under direction m. Moore. Thirteen eluded. Mr., David g. Hall my Ore min Hazel Teeter und mrs. C. C. Torrington Are sopranos in the group Misse Ina Mac Armstrong Mary Bla churn Martha Hathcock Haze May and mrs. I. I. Hath Eek Altos Russell Burnett Fred l. Kerr and or. Moore tenors and Arthur Caldwell c. Leverett Haskew j. F. Mcgraw and lev. Jav. Workman a Sej. Program follows the righteous be Hudz open or us by the choir. Chose the Cross of shame a to miss Blakeburn. Re was no other Way a menus voices Obligato or. Mcgrew. A be Rayed a Tenor Solo choir Moore a eth Thorn crowned King a so a j in to nolo or. Yarrington. I Quot let him be crucified a Bass Solo a Loir or Workman. A Rauh and did my Saviour bleed a Trio for women a voices. A they l. Iii him away a Soprano Fob Ami choir. Yarrington the a let Irig Chi a the Alto s i a the in ate pageant Ever Given in Fayette j j Villi and an event Well Worth everyone while and scheduled to Legin j promptly at it a. In. Easter Day will in suitably celebrated in Fayetteville by a succession of Beautiful events climaxed at nigh by an easter can-1 tata it Central methodist Church. I All week Ninny churches have been holding passion week services j und practically every Church a announced a special program for easter i Day. It Tater egg Hunts were held1 saturday. 200 in pageant Over 200 person will mkt part in the i ally morning pageant which the being beautifully costumed Kiel which is in charge of miss Gractia Margaret Palmer Vav. S. Dragoon or. J. Jordan miss Fern Ballock i miss Evangeline Pratt. Tust Park in College entrails to the amphitheatre and City Park will be roped off against the approach of automobile and person attending Are asked their cars on College Avenir the Short distance to the i Ion. J. N. Tillman to c it own Queen it f ii a Ster festival music at St. Paul s bringing desired. Special music Church services with special music and sermons a Quot announced in the 20 or More churches of the Community. These have been preceded by children a program and easter egg Hunts in some congregations. episcopal Church is sunday school on account of tie mrs Mary Bateman choir director is in charge of the a 0riul easter Pingmei at is. Paul a Church which was announced As follows beginning it the 10 45 o clock hour processional hymn a Schilling. In drum Meade. Jubilate Burk. Of in tory a a afterglow Strang i Mildred Gillespie. Communion service Cruikshank Rev. John Ridout j Rector miss Mildred Gillespie organist und Bateman director. Prominent men held for robbery no Date fixed for hearing no hearing bus uen set in the Ca i of two prominent men of Prairie Grove Hume of whom Are timing withheld by county officers and who an charged with looting the Crescent drug store of Prairie Grove sunday night. Merchandise valued at More than $100 in Aid to have been taken the drug store. Both men Bomi of $ 1,060 i in Day off Jaid. Congressman John n. Tillman will a Rve As proxy sunday afternoon for governor Martineau in crowning miss Dorothy butt of Eureka Springs Queen of the easter Blossom festival. Coronation ceremony will ire i is enacted in the Rogers Apple bowl 1 i i three o clock following the bios j oui Parade scheduled to lie held from i 30 to 2 30 of clock. Congressman and mrs. Tillman will drive to Rogers at noon and tie i meats of the festival committee throughout the afternoon. A a Orsi flood in 94 years receding at it. Smith saturday fort Smith april to swollen i water of 1 mechanical engineering department who for Over 30 years has Wen a consulting Engineer in Philadelphia into who has been announced As one of to judges in a Power Plant improvement contest Wing conducted by Quot Power Magazine appears in the april 5 Issue of that Magazine. In the contest articles showing the Moat commendable inno yemeni in the results obtained from the modernization reorganization or improved operation of a Power Plant during the past two years Are to be submitted cd her judges Are k. J. S. Pigott an expert in design and operation of Power plants in both the Utility and Industrial Fields and f. M. Gibson the Industrial Power representative on the executive committee of the a. S. M. E. Power division. Or Adust re from in of a. Or. Wood graduated from the University of Arkansas in 192. He is a member of the Power test codes committee a s. A e., an associate member of the american Institute of electrical engineers and an Active me in Lier of the Philadelphia Engineer a club As Well As of the Franklin Institute. As a consulting Engineer he specialize in tests and investigations of steam plants and the design and construction of Industrial plants of various kinds As Well a lower plants. Or. Pigott is mechanical Engineer for Steven and Wood of new York City of which firm h. F. Wood i also a member a a Power is gratified that or. Wood or. Pigott and or. Gibson have consented to act As judge a the editor says. A their Broad Peelier Ien let in the Power Plant Fieldes Penally fits them to psst upon the Millers submitted and their professional standing will lend weight to their first prize in the contest is $500, fecund $250 and third is $100. Arkansas River which earlier a nest stage of ll6.2 feet at. A Ort Smith Friday remained prac a Iru ily stationary saturday. Waters a re expected to fall slowly and can litmus to improve. flood the ears has caused Emir in falling it Okay was 27.4 feet at1 id men Arri sold for Auto theft a Cha Bas t d no to. A ill Wor top Reno Teeter a glory in the Garden a i an i Ai to duet Ami choir i and i Armstrong. A Ajo it lives a quartet and choir mrs. Yarrington i Blakeburn j or. Moore or. Workman. A Praise be the lord Quot final chorus by the choir. A i John Hale attorney from Lincoln was a Fayetteville visitor sat inlay. Or. Hale Hud returned earlier in the week from a business trip to Little Rock. Pageant program the pageant program Whit Over by 9 45 a. In. Is Ann a Oduj episode the betrays it of Jesus it Matthew 26 4 the Wood my master is. Hor in i is a Green Hill far Awa j continued on Page 3> the theft i touring of Goshen 12 o clock rested at afternoon de Here by the men trough Iii Wyandotte Waters were stationary j it 29.5 feet arid the River a prac a f tally it a Tan Stih at Webber i alls at a stage of 33.5 feet. Mar rung was issued by the weather Bureau that iia Kwater will riot fall a rapidly As the River and May even Rise after the River i begin to fail. Lowlands probably will not tie Clear for a week. Ust is passed unless faithful the Buret i said. A conditions with warmer saturday was the forecast for the immediate territory lit silk Hoard will meet Munday m j. I die announced a meeting of All employees of the fort Smith health Board und officers would ire held it 2 <0 o clock sunday afternoon in his office to outline the work of safeguarding the health of the p elite when the water recede. A the meeting which was agree to by or. Hades 11 Oft president of the health Bourd is intended to or lout i titi to Cia Page a to Vining 84 id Mil to open monday i lie Junior training school for sunday school officers Lea. Her and Church members Wilt lie held at Wesley Hall monday und continue through Friday. April 22nd. K. L. Key ii Dean and announces course to lie Given by or. V Irgil Jones Rev j. We Workman and Rev. H. L Wade. . A. L Trent is Secretary. school will meet fur organization and assignment sunday afternoon at 5 o clock. Classes will assemble monday at 5 porn. Supper will be served at 6. Fir. L. Benson will speak. Monday and tuesday evenings. Fair of it postponed Ibe District f air association meeting called for Friday was put it swi i us sum of impassable Road. Word a sent in tune to All those in the Northwest Section who would not have been affected by tile weather. No new Date has la in set definitely. Eighteen counties were to have Beer represented in the conference a a a a mrs. Mark Deen i critically ill Mark my Hwy has received word that hts sister mrs. Mark Peen it h Tea go is very Low and that physicians have Given up Hope it her recovery mrs. I Bren has Many in Fayetteville having spent four months Here with the is Roy last, j Democrat a pertinent pickups a a can to somebody introduce the a a slow it a t a a a saturday night sunday part a a by Cloudy probably Shower a a warmer. Temperatures Satur a Day High 74, Low rain Trace. A a a a a a a a own a

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