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Harrison Daily Times (Newspaper) - April 22, 1927, Harrison, ArkansasThemes eighth year no. 173.Harrison, Boone county Arkansas Friday april 22. 1927. The Hub of the ozarks nolo Fiul Trumes Hie m in uii6ffi0iui m. Amp n. A. Continues to operate despite big landslide. All Force working for the if. Fyk n. A. Have been played off for a few Days until flood and landslide conditions Are improved enough to resume entire operation. An unfortunate landslide at the Tunnel near Eureka Springs has halted the enormous flow of traffic from the a Riith including Missouri Pacific. A a trains until probably sunday night when the m. Amp n. A. Hope s to Clear the track again for traffic to and from Joplin. The line is still open from Harrison to Berryville on the North and from Harrison to Kensett South. The m. N. A. Has been successful in maintaining service to terminals when no other Railroad in Arkansas was Able to operate successfully. Harrison officials of the Road issued the following statement for the daily times today a account flood conditions on South end in Wiite iii ver District Bouth of be Nibett which has had service tied up for the past ten Days and which has affected other roads in Arkansas a Well As the m. A a n. A., and de a moral leed ship tents of freight thru 3this Territ Oit. And the Mountain sliding in on track South of Tunnel co a ering track for some sixty feet this a. M. And stopping through service until late saturday night the manage intent of the m. It n. A. Has reduced All unnecessary Force during the period until water receives in flooded District enabling the different rail Roalfs to handle freight business. This to Sporar it reduction does not in any Way reflect on future conditions on the m. It n. A. But is Only As a Means of saving in Necemar expense while business is demoralized generally Over the Southern Central pan of the United states. A this article of explanation is also intended to Stop false rumours which Are Heing circulated with reference to the m. It n. A. Ceasing flood spreads no place to land Clarendon break adds thousands to last of marooned. Train runs today from Berryville on account of a landslide at the m. It n. A. Tunnel Between Eureka Springs and Selig Naii. No mail was received Liere Ortli of Berryville today. All my mail North was dispatched via Bergman. The Missouri Pacific trains Are operating North of Bergman and As far South As a a Ptter the trains being turned Liere and Seit Back. Following a Lay off of employees of the m. It n. A. For a few Days due to a landslide which has caused curtailment of service a Rumor today that the m. It n. A had a shut Down was being combated by local officials Little Rock. April 21.�?the White River broke through the Ima Rendon levee at 1 30 yesterday morning and in a few minutes the earthen Wall was a awash. Less than ten minutes later Clarendon with its 3,000 population. Was almost submerged. Rushing Down upon the town the flood caught Many residences unawares and scenes of wild disorder Folio w de. People fled to surrounding elevated Points while Many moved to the second Story of their Hom is. Others began scream ing for help and Rescue parties braving the raging torrent sought them out. A Large ferry boat broke its mooring and Drif Ieti about the main Street crashing into Many buildings. More than 14 feet of water was standing in some of the principal streets last night. No deaths have been reported but fear is Felt for Many who Are marooned in their Homes. Hundreds Are marooned in the courthouse and last night several Houseboat swept Loose by the flood were scraping their hulls against that building. Because the town of As struck during the night Many were forced to flee without sufficient clothing. Box cars were Strung out along a Railroad sidetrack to care for refugees while Many fled to Tom s Hill a Mound one mile North of the town. Relief boats from Brinkley. Relief boats with food and clotting were sent to Clarendon from Brinkley and last night boats were plying through the town in an Effort to save persons marooned in their Homes. Disease has attacked refugees at Wynne and Paikin. There were ,25u cases o f a Easlea 2,35 cases of whooping cough and about 63 cases of Mura is reported yesterday. Death list reaches 21. The death list was swelled to 21 yesterday when three More death reports were verified. Oliver reports of deaths were received but could not be substantiated. Danger at Arkansas City. Levee fighters along the Mississippi River Between Arkansas City and the Louisiana Isle barely Are holding their More Gouid Ottile Ftp i limb unprecedented situation causes Call for More troops. I fettle Rock. Ark. April 21.�?follow- ing issuance of a proclamation by Jov j error Martineau yesterday authorizing an emergency deficiency not exceeding $25,000 for the Arkansas National guard to defray expenses in Bylas freeze temperature of 26 last night finishes Apple and grape crops. A minimum temperature of 26 in Iowne county Ali urday night curved in doing Relief work four ad-1�?~ a a oyed Prai tidally All of the re edition a guard units were called into training Apple and Crape crops car ing damage estimated in the thousands of dollars. Powell Corliss. County air plane photo copyright Nea service the flying Canier Araan gets a Good picture at Manila. Ark., where the strength and Fry of the flood Waters is illustrated by the pile of timbers strewn along the Bank of a w order. Highway. Water covered highways and railroads have isolated the Community. Part of a House can be seen floating near the timbers piled up near the wooden Highway. For mile after Idle the Nea cameraman flew Over such scenes As this risking his life since there was no place to land the plane in event of a breakdown. Early morning fire damages Angel Home fire iii ii originated in the Kitchen a. A o f the f. M. Angel Home on South houses slide Down mountains landslides in Newton co. Ruin farms and bottled up roads blocked by latest catastrophe. This morning damaged the property and Fui Mishins in dining room and Kitchen to the extent of $200. Gasoline was accidentally spoiled on the floor a ervice. They were the combat train. 2u6th it ast artillery anti aircraft a k1 Dorado Battery i 206th coast artillery Monticello Battery a 206th coast artillery Jonesboro am company b. 153rd , Magnolia. Organizations at Hope and Prett Cott will be called out As soon As communications can be established in those cities adj. Gen. J. R. Wayne said last night. Says situation unprecedented. The governor s proclamation declares that the unprecedented floods in various parts of the state have resulted in great destruction of property of lives and rendered homeless Many citizens thereby creating an extraordinary emergency. The governor said several units of the National guard already have been called out and live Rentle red variable agent who made a tour today of the county s Apple Orchards announced that few if any Boone county Fai Niers w ill have any Apple Trees. The a. L. Snapp Orchard near in Elefonte lost the entire crop by last nigh a freeze. The Bill Walters Orchard in the same Vicinity a total loss. Most of the Fon Graham crop was destroyed or. Orliss made a trip to Hilltop today to see if the Gibson Orchard had sustained the freeze. This Orchard is favourably located to survive the lower temperature. In addition to wiping out the Apple crop the freeze ruined the grape vineyards and destroyed the remaining peach crop. While the fruit growers of Boone of nutty have lost their entire Cro pm service that other Relief work will diversified farming Mill probably j necessary for an indefinite time and that the appropriation available for defraying the of the Relief work is insufficient. Save the local situation but it is Fea Reif that Washington and Benton mountie almost wholly dependent on fruit will suffer a great set Back from the freeze. A landslide yesterday afternoon near shop Creek Newton county. While a tire was being started in the which is located near Parthenon Kitchen and quickly spread through-1 was reported Here today. Houses a out the room. By Quick use of a were reporting sliding Down tiie Garden Hose the lire was extinguished a Mountain Side am people were forced Lief re the lire truck arrived. The to leave their Homes and seek safety. A House was damaged on the outside. Many of Quot the farms which Are situate and the Blaze was creeping through _ _ de on plateaus on the Mountain Are the attic before the lire was control own7 who the Jonm covered roads blockaded and streams de. Are alive fording due to the slide which bottled them up. In re pvt Ifim i in parts of the mountains in this Sec a i a Pond in Stream and the additional Rains and rises of the White and Arka Isas livers no Assurance will be Given As to what Milit Lappen according to reports from a kans As City last night. Quot the levee is holding hut the levee i to amp Elf is not worrying us a Henry Shane Arkansas City banker said last i it Quot but when a condition arises by which in Miles of levee must be stacked with sandbags to hold Back the Rise you cannot Tell what might who declared that partial service is being continue Ltd. And a part of the Force ramans on the Job. Complete service will be resumed in a few Days. The m. It. N. A. More fortunately Loi ated than other Arkansas railroads has made every Effort to maintain service while other railroads had shut Down Alm out completely. Several m Missouri Pacific trains have been handled by this Railroad and Pullman service has been attached to both passenger trains Between St. I uis and Little Rock. To the members of the Christian Church we Are anxious to have every member of the Church present in the Bible be Hoof next lords Day at 9 45. Let us make it the biggest Bible school of the year we went Over the top on record Atte Daiute for this year last lord s Day. But lets make i still bigger. We Are going to have the communion a ervice Izanec lately after the class evasion which will bring it at 1 0 36 Sharp a Brief message on a a god a patience with Many will follow. It is urgent that every member of the Church stay for the communion a Arrice. After this we will take our Basket dinners and go to the Community Hall to a tei into the spirit of the flinging and making on Rural trends Foel that we want then Here. Come and part la helping 40 Helm the . Ralph a. In. Mui Lilmer. It looks As if either the Mississippi or Arkansas must give Way before re Lliel is or. Thane said. A mail levees Are in the same Arkansas City has had Little rain for three Days. Light Sho overs were reported last night but not enough to prove More serious than to hamper work of the Crew of 6.000 men fighting fever Ihly. Engineers along the Dike said yesterday they were worried and called for additional men. Flood Waters spread. Water from the break in the St. John Bayou levee on the Mississippi in Missouri began reaching Mississippi county yesterday and will to continue spreading out Over the entire St. Francis River Valley Basin. The water was Over the Highway Between pet Yville and Blytheville for a mile and traffic has stopped. Water Between Petty Volle and Manila is falling because of Breaks but is covering the Section Between Manila and Leachville. Water is rising in the Mainland on the East Side of big Lake and gradually id Cov Riog the entire Dis to it Between the Lake and Dell 10 a Ilea flout West of Bly the Vil be. Twenty nine boxcars weve enl to big Lake yesterday morning to be used temporarily to House the Home lefts. The red Cross and the american ii Egizii both at Blytheville have organised for Relief work. Brinkley yesterday became the Relief cd nth a for More than a thousand flood refugees driven from Clarendon mild other paits of Monroe county see the levee at Clarendon had crumbled and released a 40-foot Wau of water. Just a Mere Bridge club entertained. In a very delightful manner. Mrs. L. A. Watkins entertained the Bridge club in her Beautiful Home on Clifford Street thursday afternoon. Great Bunches of red and yellow Tulip a were Brilliant in growing throughout reception rooms. Gathered from her gorgeous Tulip Beds. At the , of an interesting game. Mrs. Clarke Fowler had achieved High score. Mrs. H. P. Mitchell Lucky Cut prize and mrs. Pat Watkins was the recipient of Consolation. Assisted by mrs. Feed Stewart. Die hostess served a Dainty and delicious lunch in the colors of the Pink Tulip that Lay across each plate. Aside from the club guests present were Mes Daines h. P. Mitc Beh. Milton Parker Fred Stewart Frank Dickey i a at Watkins and miss Irene Walker. A reporter. Mcclellan wiped out Memphis Tenn. April 21.�?a Telephone message received Here Torbay from Mcclellan. Ark., Small town on the Wiite River reported that of 7� buildings in the town but five remained today. Others had been swept away or demolished against the embankment of the Missouri and North Arkansas Railroad l. Nearly All inhabitants fled after a levee break ser Era Days ago. Held on liquor charge o. I. Garrison and Ira Garrison of shop Creek. Newton county were brought in today by Deputy u. A Marshall John Travis and prohibition agent. W. F. Ellis i charged with manufacturing whiskey. A fifty gallon parity still was captured by the officers and destroyed. The men will be Given i hearing this afternoon before r. S. Commissioner Isaac Stapleton. Tion of be wion county pet a 1,e fire for ced to walk out As no be Lipeles a of any Kinta c an be used. Officers who returned this after Noo to from Newton county told of the wide spread d,am, Causell by the avalanches of dirt. Appeals for Aid in flooded sections g. Of g. Employs athletic director . Nicholson of the salvation army who will be in the City for a few More Days reports that the citizens of Harrison Are donating liberally to the fund for the Relief of the flood sufferers. He reports a collection of $110 ill Cash and about $200 Worth of clothing. Yesterday about $1,50 Worth of i Lothing was sent to the flooded area and More will be sent each Day Lor the remainder of at a meeting of the Board of directors of the chamber of Commerce today at a local cafe w. E. Kentling j Jaf a Apt. Nicholson is in was employed As athletic director the a Ity. Any ont wishing to donate under i lie supervision of t he claim May apply to capt. Nicholson or to her of Commerce. His duties will be John g. Sugg. To direct and supervise the baseball _ wishes Esi i i Aly to mention the , for this season to direct = Cope Ellis co. For his spare time during May to or i Gan izing the work to begin june 1. J Servia is. Festival fund remains. 1 Niphol on wishes to thank a Nice sum of Money was left on everyone tor their Courtesy. He says hand from the Money raised for har-1 been in the work in Many Rison a float at the Apple Blossom a places luit never met a More warm Pes Tivai and was turned Over to the i arted citizenship than in Harrison. Chamber of Commerce to be used a in Community work. Nice nun Nally i f Berryville visited today with their Niece miss Almo Nunnulla who is attending High school Here. Mrs. Woman s Book club holds election of officers. The woman-8 Book club met in a the Quot m Quot o Ltd a visiting Public Library wednesday afternoon at w hic h time the election of the officers for the coming club year took p Lacie. The election resulted As follow a president mrs. Jack Halter 1st vice mrs Quot Harvey Lewis 2nd vice mrs. Marvin Wagley Secretary treas wer mrs. J. S. Reddoch librarian. Miss Bonnie Crandall assistant librarian miss Willie Leonard. Miss Crandall made a report of the Library a Progress for the past year. Slowly but surely it is Heing brought to the minds of Harrison a citizens that this is not a Library for a few but a Library for the Public. For $1.06 a year which i helps to buy the books a subscriber pm have Choice of the with relatives Al Berryville accompanied t hem Here ii her Way to Jonesboro. Newest of new literature and the Best of that which has withstood the test of time. Monette mo., is according to an editorial in a Springfield paper very proud of a few Hundred books they have collected within a year towards the establishing of a Public Library. The whole town is interested. Harrison has More than four thousand books if the town would rally to its support a daily Reading room could soon be established. Will Harrison help put this Over Lyric theatre two shows�?7 30 and 9 00 p. M. Saturday matinee�?1 30 and 3 00 10 and 20c unless otherwise advertised. Thursday Friday april 21-22�?lois Moran Lya de Putti Jack Mulhall and William Collierjr. In a god gave me Twenty Here a the picture that opened the new Paramount theatre in new York City. It is a tale of two men. One Good the other bad of two women one a Mere child the other hard and of two dimes a Isth false. Fraught with Romance color action drama and suspense this depiction of the nem Orleans water front during a Mardi gras carnival is expected to prove one of the year s most Viiu sisal pictures i cording to the producers. The Story was written by Dixie Wilson who the wife of a former Aurora . Boy. See this p Ara mount picture. Also an Aesop fable. Admission 10 -2,5c. Saturday april 23�?Tom mix and Tony his wonder horse in Quot the Canyon of Tom mix in a Tornado of thrills and laughter in which Tom rides everything from a motorcycle to his wonder horse Tony in a whirlwind of action from a Shell spattered Village in Flanders to the wrecking of a ghost City in the West. See this smashing Romance of adventure against a background of Scenic Beauty. Also a two reel Buster Brown comedy. Quot look out coming thursday Friday april 2g-29�?gene Stratton Porter s last novel a the m Agic Garde no with Margaret Morr is and Raym 0n a . Coupon this Coupon prets enied at tie ticket Folke of tie Lyric theatre on april 23, by b. A. Mcferrin will be exchanged for two ticket Good this Dain my. Of tilt Tim a Fri i ticket ui0tr1but10n

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