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pr iH ppciir^uy^u, . Ipitfuesiiy It Not Committed jo*H Iiwtif ance—* Speak Directly 3fOtf—(/P)—Taking the l wi jtormaiion oi permanent £'legislation, President Roose»M to congressional lead• that he is opposed to a or guarantee of „»„. o views, related on ( a* having Beett expound- ref .«.tor Glass. Democrat, Vir- tttfc White House conference &'^nieh Secretary Woodin *&, tibsel the flans of cort- ^u leaders who had agreed I Jnon^governmenytt $2,000,000," siJLinsuranee fund. * tile day aides close to the « said that he himselC would ubliely when he considered the JK, They said that Mr. Roose- lliot made his decisions so ir- that changes could not be s t^o,^... Was reported also to dissented (from the branch bank- 'isions of the Glass bill and [^restricting branch banking Emits, while his Treasury f was reported in senatoria ttf have objected to certain mail of the proposed requirement national banks divorce their self.' affiliates. t'confusion followed the White conference an dthere were var- icting reports. All the Barrymores Appear in_^Raspu t i n " John, Ethel and Lionel Play Lead* in FUitt Story of Russia'* "Holy Devil," Opening at Saenger Thursday Afternoon "Rasputin and the Empress," probably the most discussed motion picture of the year, will open Thursday at the Saenger, following its successful ruft at the Astor theater in New York and extended showings in the principal cities of the United States. John, Ethel and Lionel Barrymore are starred in the tliree principal roles of the production, appearing together for the first time on the screen during their respective careers. "Rasputin and the Empress" is based on an original story by Charles MncArthur, well known for his work on "The Front Page," "Lulu Belle" and other stage and screen dramas. The film is said to present with fidelity the personal details of the "career of Russia's "Holy Devil," from his birth in a peasant community in Siberia through his rise to power, his association with the Czarina and his mysterious control of the Romanoff court. ' ' ' . John Barrybore has the -part of Prince Chegodieffy intimate friend of the Czar and Czarina. Ethel Barrymore plays the Czarina, while Lionel Barrymore, last seen in "Grand Hotel," is seen as Rasputin. The role of the Czar is filled by Ralph Morgan, and that of the little Siarevitch by Tad Alexander. Both Morgan and Alexander were recently seen in "Strange Interlude." Other important roles are played by Diana Wynyard, the English stage star, C. Henry Gordon and Edward Arnold. In "Rasputin and the Empress,' Ethel Barrymore makes her first appearance in a dialogue picture ant has her first film role in a number of years. The picture opens with a 2:30 matinee Thursday afternoon. ff|};* Jrtf' BRUCE CATTON fed Employment,'' by Lse miiuu Chadwick, is an interesting itUsion of the unemployment prob- |>>lincL* r a v good part of its interest : the fact that its author is ICa^UUlIfc &UC. A*«.V uiafa »ta nuM.VL ».» jlpn'economist or a political scien- ''jitti.t a nevery-day, unadorned bus- lit'man—evidently one of the hard'* lj/ variety. ican prospertiy, he says blunt- Js or falls on the prosperity ol _ ) . T _ie i earner. In shear s-lf-inter- t^:business men must sse to it thai eiy man who wants a job can al- iys get ohe. And he remarks: tn *:—Li_» m tjj e i eas t understanc of the minds of our __al leaders. They make .cuv^c wealth out of the labors ur'wage earners, but in spite o! Jiefo wffl not do one s'ngle thmi improve the buying and earning power, of these people. What in the name of all that is holy is wrong with these short-sighted selfish eaders?" As a remedy, he urges business to adopt, voluntarily, the short work week; a 30-hour week if necessary, 3) 25-hour or even a 20-hour week if it seems advisable. When a depression comes, he says, let every factory keep every man on the job and cut the lours of work to a minimum. In thjft way every worker is always earning something, however little. Fear of unemployment, the great breeder of panic, is ended and hoarding is abolished. Mr. Chadwick is a bit of a Bourbon hi his insistence that this reform be entrusted to business rather than to the government; but his book is a stimuating example of the way a business man can 'think along radical lines. Published by Macmillan, it is priced at $2. The marines who ssrved in Haiti during the American occupation seerr to have seen some strange sights and done some strange things, and during the last year or so they have' begun to tell about them; and right now we have Capt. John H. Craige, U. S. M C., writing "Black Bagdad." which is as fine a collection of exciting tales as you'd care to read. He tells, for example, of the young marine officer who mistakenly took to Open Forum This is t/our netOJpftjWf. to it. Letters cTitlcUlntf fktt torial polici/ or coinm«t««0 «|»n tacts in fie new* column*, «r« equally welcome. Ch6o»« a topic everyone will be interested in. H« brief. Avoid petionel abute. the world's greatest critic* tu*r* palrt- fully polite. Every writer trttut nign his name and addreit. Way to Stop War he jungle a childlike belief in the motherhood of man, and who got layed alive for his pains. He tells of jungle savages who walk m the sides of their feet, like apes, jnd ,who enjoy going to jail because t gives them social distinction. He tells Of the renegade white man who, living in a negro village) announced that he was doing his bit for he American occupation by increas- ng Haiti's white-blood content, and who confessed that he was the father of 240 native children. Voodoo? Well, Captain Craige isn't sure; he does know that a voodoo curse was put upon him, once, that he suffered from excruciating pains and that they finally left him when a Eriendly native performed incantations to rsmove the curse. Captain Craige seems to have had a good deal of sympathetic understanding for the Haitian people; and if occasionally he makes his book sound like a recruiting poster for the marine corps—well, who cares? It's a fine outfit, and "Black Bagdad" is a most fascinating book. • Published by Minton, Balch and Co., it sells for J3. All He Remembers Constance (to tramp in middle ol road): 'Ere! What's wrong? 'Ave.you been knocked down? Trank: Well, no—I must 'ave dozed off. The last thing I remember is a bloke asked me to do something under 'is car.—Humorist. Editor The Star: As you of course know there are those who advocate a plan whereby all tl^ nations of the world would pool a small number of soldiers whose duties U would be to keep peace in the world thereby stop* ping this foolish thing of competitive armament building. I am one of those who think this plan is workable—not only workable, but the only common sense way of ever insuring ourselves against that greatest of all human tragedies, war. It is our only way to economic stability. I noticed in your paper some time ago the statement that the above plan was unworkable due to "a very deep current in human behavior which would not permit a German to risk his neck over a brawl batween a Frenchman and an Italian, or a Jap and a Chinaman, etc." In other words, that man did not care to interfere In some one else's jusiness. He forgets that man is in he height of his glory when he is at- ending to other peoples affairs. ' . We people who advocate this plan also study psychology and take p'sy r chology into it with us. We want a smtil strip of land somewhere, preferably in the Pacific ocean where we can locate about 500,000 soldiers. Sach nation being represented in num- jer according to its relative importance in world affairs, etc. We want nothing short of the highest in intelligence; we want them well paid; let them have families and children under a very rigid birth control system; let -them live in homes instead of tents; allow no promises of old age pension; allow no industries there which would make its trade an important issue in world affairs. I will try and go no further into detail about the constiution of this colony of "world police" but I will say that it is absolutely workable in evsry respect. We would have, after the first generation (or possibly the second generation) a separate race of people whose heritage it would be to keep peace in the world. It would then be as much their business to enforce a World Court order on one nation as on another. Bg*££2SSSE^B3SRBRiiSS55S5ES<SS Bethlehem Steel BonusAgain Hit Schwab and Grace Sued Once Moire for Excessive Bonus Payments TRENTON, tf. J.—(fl>)^-The cjues- toion of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation's bonus system for officials, which formed the basis of a court action two years ago, was fevlved Tuesday In an action filed in chancery court to compel Charles M. Schwab, chairman of the board, Eugene G. Grace, president, and other officers to repay allegedly excessive amounts they received between 1917 and 1930. In the compblalnt, filed by Charles C. Stalter of Patterson, attorney for the Standard Investment Company holder of 150 shares of preferred stock, Grace Is referred to as the "chief beneficiary of the wrongful admin, istatlon of the system." The complain) states he received a bonue of $1,626,75.' in 1929, and a total of $5.745.307 between 1925 an'd 1930 when the Ins bonuses werWe paid. The amounts paid in bonuses, say: the complaint, were "entirely beyonc the bonus plan as authorized and limited by the stockholders and ns intended by them." These amounts, the complaint-goes on, "were wholly ou 'cf proportion to the value of the scr vices rendered." Is '• Of Forest Army Jtaj. II. Y. Stunrt, above, chlotf ot tlin U. S. Forest Service, will bo "Rcneral" of Uio 250,000 unemployed who soon will start President UoosevcH's reforestation work. neighborhood of 5 billion dolars. Ton billion bushels of wheat or 100 billion loaves of bread. Our government will spend approximately 766 million dollars this year for the upkeep of our army and navy. It Will spend aprox- imately the same amount for veterans of past wars. Veterans costs in 1932 were 24 per cent of the total national budget. "By 1945 we will have paid to veterans 21V4. billion dollars, equal to the total cost of the World war and still the peak will not have been reached. We pay more to veterans today than all the European nations combined yet our casualties were only 2 per cent of theirs. We are s'.ill paying pensions to widows of the war of 1812, one hundred and twenty years ago." Things like this should make us wake up and try a world police a vorld court a world anything that will stop this gigantic expense. WALTER JONES % Southern Ice & Utilities Co April 11, 1933 •lope, Ark. Half-Acre Farm Has Value of J To the ordinary person the above means very little but the following figures 'should open peoples' eyes. .' The world spends every year for armament building somewhere in the III? TVee Days Only—Thursday, Friday, Saturday Pay $10.95 * .^^. ' Milk. For One Dress Get Another for 5 I'.l. t t ~\: & : JUST IN TIME FOR EASTER These dresses were bought to sell for $10.95. They're worth every penny of this money. But the recent financial disturbance seems to have greatly affected the sale of dresses at this price. Therefore we're staging an old time one cent sale which enables you to own one of these beautiful dresses for half price ! Bring your neighbor and save. They are a picture of tne Easter and advance Summer styles in fine dresses. Every new feature is included. You'll find capes, smart splash, prints, ruchings, flowers and lingerie touches galore. All designed to do charming things for you. Sale Of Easter Hats t's Worth That Much Cash in Vegetables for Family RALEIGH. N. C.-f/l')-A farm Harden, one-half acre in size, is worth exactly S1C8.33 in cash to a family of six persons and its value probably exceeds this when the better health o the family is considered, says H. R Niswongor. extension horticulturist 11 State college. "We usually do not think of Ilia CUK! value of a garden in a system of self sustaining farming, but records kept for us last year by '5 farm families show this plot of land lo be an important asset," Niswonger said. Johnsott Resigns Ouachita Head Leaves Arkadelphia for Professorship at Monticello A. & M. ARKADELPHIA, Ark. - President ChnrlsB D. Johnson of Ouachita Col* legs announced Tuesday night that he had resigned to accept the professorship of economics and sociology at Monticello A. and M. college. His.res- ignatlon will take effect after the present session. Dr. J. R. Grant, mmeber of the faculty, elected vice president sev eral wecte ago, will direct affairs of Ouachita, pending selection ot a president;-and he may himself be elected. Dr. Johnson said he desired again lo engage in work in which he major- ccl at graduate schools, social science and political economy. At Johns Hopkins University ho led his class in po. liticnl science. He received A. B. and A. M. degree »t Mississippi College ,IK! a Ph. D. degree from University 11' Iowa. He came to Ouachita ns head il the English Department in 1916, and •cmnined six years, going lo Baylor University where, until 1929. he was iciul of tins School of Commerce and Buslncfs Administration. He rcturn- od to Ouiicliila us president in the fall of 102!'. Accounted For Policeman: As soon as I -saw yoi ccmo around the bund I said to my- .sclt, "Forty-five at least." Lady. Driver: Hew dare you? If this hat that makes me look so old.— Tale Spins. Winnie Ruth I Gets Sanity Arizona to Examine April 14—Con to Die on 21it ^ - 4 llv>^>%^/ ^W^: PHOENIX, Arizona-( Judge Green'Wednesday set April M for a shnlty hearing in the Winnie Ruth Judd, trunk m who Is condemned to die HOPE FRIDAY April 14 OLD FULTON ROAD A CORRECTION To fritncls who arc voting for the Oglcsby Parcnl-'leachcrs Association iii tho Prosperity Club content, we wish to state that all votes are lo bo marked "Hope P.-T. A." ns no single unit of the F.-T. A. lias entered the contest. 1'lcasc ma,*.t your votes "Hope K-T. A." ro that it may be more convenient to those tabulating the veto:!. OC.UiSBV I'.-T. A. Mrs. C. D. Lcstcv, President -Adv. BIG 3 Ring Show with BUDDY ^ WONDEF2/-, k SEA LiotO PARADE PEOWMANGES New Low Prices, C i r- cus and Menagerie Everybody 25C RESERVE SEATS-lSc LHE MAN who could sell more life insurance than any man I ever beard of never shouted. Notice the men who hold the records for selling.. they just talk in a quiet easy way. A three day selling of the new and perky shapes in Millinery for Easter wear. Former $1.95 values. The new shades, too, including black and white and shades of Navy, Tan and Gray. Price now 9 Footsteps to Fashion for the Easter dress-up event. New white shoes in outstanding s'.yles for Easter and Summer wear. $3.95 Another Special Dress Value These Dresses Are Former $5.95 Values Representing a complete showing of Easter and advance Summer styles in Silk Dresses. The new shades, and the new materials are prominently featured. Lucious pastels that are divinely flattering, and immensely smart for Easter'33. Designed by leading stylists. Big bargains at Ladies Specialty Shop Exclusive Put Not Expensive \t's like this: Chesterfields just go along in their own quiet way making friends from day to day. There's no noise about it» no "back talk." The Chesterfield slogan — just two words, "They Satisfy"—is a plain simple statement telling about; Chesterfield's merits. It means that Chesterfields arc milder—they taste better. A Week In Hop* ttfrikfr fcieA Saturday *fm »? n v Wp* , : , '4j?^>^u, ^v^'Ji*m i . f, A -H / t * ». i * . i - I J 'J ie ctja '/<£/& //ta/J MILDER 'C//C tftat TASTES BETTER OMB 34—NUMBER 148 (AP)—Mtln* Amoelated Ptett. (NBA)—Mt«n» N»i>»p«ptr HnttrpriM Als'n. HOPE, ARKANgjg, THURSDAY, APRIL 18,1933 St«f of HopS. ••rift CaniolliUrtJ uftded 1899! Mpp« t>tll» Pntt, ' Httpt Sttt, Jitiuiry ig,' | >2>. PRICE 6c < Here and There Editorial By Alex. H, Washburn- A T no time before in its history has the world had us many factd and statistics at its fingertips—and yet, to judge froift the record of the business depression so far, the more Wo Jtnow about it the leas we actually accomplish. -<•, But as a matter of fact, greater knowledge on the part of all the people, does help. In the realm of business you will always find an argument as to whether real wealth is created by all the , people, or is conceived by a few bus- Salary Reduction ^^^ **»»*•'''»*« •' No matter what Is true of business alone, the people can and do help when it comes to matters of government. There, business is helpless. Only an aroused people can correct nbuscs of government, under which lenders and led are* nlikc laboring. Hew the great business of government—the largest enterprise in our land—is coming along, whether it is breaking even or losing money, and how much .... this is Important knowledge for nil the people. Political Juggling Destroyed County Reduction •/ -. •Senate Changed Figures for Each County—Held Bill Until Last Minute FORCED UPON HOUSE Lower Chamber Had to Approve It Without Killing Amendments LITTLE ROCK—(AP) — Bearing out predictions freely made by some of its leading supporters, all the time the ,933 legislature spent on ity salary reduction legislation apparently was wasted. ' Attorney General Hal. L. Norwood has held in an official opinion that the county salary act is unconstitu. tional for more reasons, he said, than could be cited for any piece of legis- latloA he has seen in his 40 years' experience with legislative work. The principal reason, he said, is that It is, in effect, about 75 local acts, and local or special legislation is prohibited by the constitution. Won't Be Enforced His opinion means that no effort will be made to enforce the act unless some one should bring a test suit to the supreme court and it should reverse the attorney general's ruling. The county salary act, which Governor Futrell allowed to be'bome a law Without his approval, attempted to fix separately the salaries or fees or both of county officers In each of the counties. Thus, the attorney general Mid, this wnounted to a local act for cttch fcounty!"''* •**'* •"—?»•"•-• ••'••" ••• : More time was spent by the legislature on' county salary legislation than perhaps any other subject. The bill now held invalid was finally pass. ed on the eve of adjournment of the legislature. It was drafted by a house committee, and each representative fixed the salaries of officials in his county. Senate HcldTiack When the bill reacHcd the senate, ^changes were made in the schedule far virtually every cpunty. The bill then went back to the house with these amendments -too late for the house to do anything but to approve the amendments or let the bill die. ,It approved all of the amendments. During consideration of the bill in each house, leading advocates of county economy legislation freely predicted it would not stand the constitutional test and the legislature's time •would be wasted. The question was before the legislature from the beginning to the end of the session. A general county salary bill was drafted in advance of the session but opposition smothered it quickly, A house committee then was set to work on the subject and held sev. eral public hearings, resulting in the .drafting of the bill finally passed. 'Senator Ward of Leo and others drafted a bill which the senate passed, providing for a flat 20 per cent reduction in county salaries and fees, but it did not get through the house. As a result of the attorney general's ..Baling, some county economy advo- 'cates predict that many of the counties will initiate salary reduction acts in 1934, as was done last year in Union and Phillips counties. Louisiana Petition Would Oust Long Kingfish Declared "Dishonest, Corrupt and Immoral" by Accusers WASHINGTON- (/I 1 )—A group of Louisiana citizens Thursday petitioned the United States senate to oust Senator Huey P. Long. The formal petition, listing 11 charges, was presented by Vice-President Garner, to whom it had boon addressed, and was referred to the elections committee. It was referred without being read to the senate, as is customary with I al| memorials and petitions. ' /The petitioners asserted they were ready to furnish witnesses who would establish, among other things, that Senator Long is "personally dishonest, •upt and immoral," and added that continuance in office "is repulsive to uia respectable and law-abiding citizens of Louisiana and to the nation." . FINANCED NINE MONTHS 1932 H fISCAL YEAR DEFICIT (f,B8S,Zaj7>4 OFFER EDERAL Hope Boys Band Is to Be Helped by Subscription List Their PlanTwill Be Outlined Friday to Civic Clubs ASHFORD IS LEADER Revival of Monthly Donations to Be Asked of Business Houses And The Star Is Introuucing today a brand new feature—STATGRAPH—a single-column graph which shows day-by-day the condition of our country in government and in business. In this column you will find a STAT- GRAPH on the rising deficit of the federal govcsnment up to the moment Mr. Roosevelt took conthrol. Elsewhere on this page you will find another STATGRAPH, showing a slight gain in the factory sales of automobiles for the first two months this year. There will be a STATGRAPH somewhere on this page every day— a picture in which words arc unnecessary. XXX Hempstead county had a swift session-of criminal .court this week. Few trials; - cianyiAauilty, {>l«ss. other -cases archived, dismissed, or continued—a total of 21 penitentiary sentences. The speeding up of the criminal courts is noticeable all over the country, with tax funds far behind, county treasuries overdrawn, and the people complaining of the tax burden. It is my understanding that the Hempstead circuit court last year operated on less than its appropriation for the first time in many years, and its approriation had already been reduced. Its performance this session is in keeping with the necessity of our times. XXX At the bottom of this page you will read in "What the Legislature Did" that We rate for publication of the delinquent tax list has been reduced from 50 cents to 25. The recommendation was made by this writer in a speech before an executive meeting of the Arkansas Press association at Helena, Ark., last June. It was endorsed by the association, and submitted to the last legislature and passed. 'I'hq Arkansas Press association had no lobby in the last session, and was resolved to do its bit toward reducing the fixed charges of government. XXX Some practical joker—one of his friends—abstracted a wallet from the hip pocket of Brice Arnett, of the local police force, yesterday, and with the connivance of other friends kept it for 15 minutes. Mr. Arnett felt for tha wallet. It was gone. So was $S(i of city funds that he had collected for trash-hauling by the city's teams. Consltrnallon—recovery—and a big laugh. But I imagine Mr. Arnett did not 'laugh very hard. Plans to obtain the co-operation of business houses in reviving interest and support for the Hope' Boys Band are to be laid before the Rotary club Friday noon and the Ki- vvanis club Friday night. Official!; of the Kiwanis club agreed earlier in the week to give formal consideration to the bandboys' plans, with the expectation that civic club support would 'bo followed by co-operation from all the business houses of the city. The Hope Boys Band operated successfully' for several years under the direction of Bandmaster Fred D. Mar. tin, who, however, withdrew last year and was succeeded l5y Taylor Ashford, of Arkadelphia, an instructor in Henderson State Teachers college. The late George W. Robison was chief sponsor of the band, and headed a subscription list of approximately $1 per month from many of the local business firms. With the death of Mr. Robison no one sponsor has appeared for the band; ana Uiere is urgent need for united local support of the band is to be kept together as an organization, it is caid. Revival of the monthly subscription list is expected, in view of the fact that the bandboys furnish their time gratis on public occasions, and have been, ...ugeg./by the..'.mexchants many times. ' '' " • ' ' . • Cost-Guarantee Is Hit in Farm Bill Republican Leader Defends It — Democrats Challenge Its Legality BULLETIN • WASHINGTON— (/P)— The Slmp- son-Norris proposal to guarantee production costs t o farmers through federal price-fixing was voted into the administration farm hill Thursday by the senate. The vote was 47 to 41. WASHINGTON— (/P)-Thc constitu. tionality of the broad administration farm program was challenged in the senate Thursday by Tydings, Maryland Democrat, as Senator McNary, Republican leader, opened his drive to keep in the bill the proposal to guarantee the farmers their production costs, which Secretary Wallace, of the Department of Agriculture, disapproves. Tydings' comment came as the senate ncarcd a vote on the controversial cost-guarantee plan. Farm Mortgage BUI i'asscs WASHINGTON - (ff>) — The house Thursday passed the farm mortgage hill. Today's Statgraph AtJTO 0ALE0 o»»DBALEBgf.:-.: 400,000 ZOQOOO 706,000 wqooo' I I I I III JAN.-Fl£.-t931 - 1932 - /933.Q Easter Egg Hunt Planned Saturday Prizes for All Youngsters Offered at Fair Park by Merchants i NEW YORK. — (/I 1 ) — Mrs. C. R. Woodin, 84, mother of Secretary Woodin of the Treasury Department, died early Thursday morning at the Woodin homo here. FLAPPEP. FANNY SAYS : © 19)), laccm fc Mtau TOJACW Co, NAIROBI, Kenya Colony—(/P)—An equatorial menace, like that of the wolves in the frozen north, is developing in some of the highland regions of this African colony. Hordes of nondescript dogs, once the property of natives, have gone wild 'and, lo large parks, are raiding flocks of sheep and goats and menacing their wasters. Mayor Will Veto FJlytheville Beer i City Ordinance Believed Illegal in Face of State Law DLYTUEVILLE — M a y o r Cecil Shane, who assumed office Tuesday night, indicated Wednesday that he probably would veto the ordinance passed by the City Council permitting the sale of 3.2 per cent beer here. Mayor Shane expressed belief that the ordinance was in conflict with state prohibition laws and this view also was held by Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Leon Smith, Municipal Judge C. A. Cunningham and Neil Reed, who relinquished the office of mayor Tuesday night. Deputy Prosecutor Smith indicated he wculd enforce state dry laws as long as they are effective. Several applications were made for "hcer licenses," but all were refused by Sid Craig, city clerk, who said he would not issue them in violation of state laws. In the ordinance 3.2 per cent beer was classified as non-intoxicating. The Paisley Parent-Teachers association will sponsor an Easter egg hunt at Fair Park Saturday afternoon, with all the children of Hope invited' to take part. The merchants of Hope are co-op. crating in the hunt, giving prizes for each egg that is found. An admission of 5 cents will be charged, the benefits going to the Parent-Teachers association. The prize, with the merchant's name, is marked on each egg. Awards will be given by the follow, ing firms: Gro. W. Robison & Co., L. C. Burr & Co., Stewarts Jewelry store, J. C. Penney & Co., Wards Drug store. Greens Confectionery, Checkered Cafe, Taylor Cafe, Sanders Grocery, Godbold Grocery, Roblsons Grocery, Cobbs Grocery, Olmsteads Grocery, Carmlmachel 'Gtocery. ^ ',"*:' •*-"'^' Ritchie Grocery Co., White & Co., Gibson Drug Store, John P. Cox Drug Store, W. P. Singleton, Hall Bros., Patterson Dept. Store, Ladies Specialty Shop, Pattersons Grocery, & M. LaGrone & Co., Reed-Routon, Hope Hardware. Moore Bros. Saenger Theater, 'Fruit Store, Miss Beryl Henry, Morelands Rrug Store, Hope Confectionery '"M" System, Jacks News Stand, City Cafe, Marinello Beauty Shop, Brady Jewelry Store, Haynes Bros., Mrs. Hogans Sandwich Shop, Rephans New York Store. Witt's Shoe Shop, Roy Anderson, City Bakery, Hope Furniture Co., Stcphcnsons Grocery, Crescnt Drug Co., Piggly Wiggly. A. «t P. Store, Boswcll's Grocery Store, McRac Hardware Co., Wesson's Millinery Store, Gorham & Gosnell, New Capital •Hotel, Briant's Drug Store, Mission Barbecue Inn, Lion Oil Service Sta. tion. Broadway Service Station, Hollamon's Coca Cola Plant, McDaniels Grocery, James Meat Market, Williams & Sutton Service Station, Loreco Service Station, Stephenson Grocery East Third street, Bundy's Service Station, 556 Service Station, J. W. Harper Grocery, 933 Texaco Filling Station. Lanes Meat Market, White Way Barber Shop, Webbs News Stand, Gift Shop, Parson & Keens Shoe Shop, Oliver's Lunch Room, Landes Grocery, Monts Seed Store, Middlebrooks Grocery, Hitt's Shoe Store, Keith's Jewelery Store. 21 Convictions in ; Record Brief Term for Circuit Court Criminal Division Actually in Session But Two Days PROBE WAS SPEEDY Grand Jury Examined 89 Witnesses, Gave 36 True Bills in V/2 Days A summary of results in the spring term of Hempstead circuit court Thursday shows 21 convictions, two for murder, in a criminal session that lasted actually but two days. Equal dispatch was obtained in the grand jury proccduce, where 89 witnesses were examined and 36 indictments completeh in l'/4. days working time.,•'..•. • • Corrected List Later information than that reported by The Star on the adjournment of court Wednesday shows a number of new guilty pleas in a list of second, day cases on which at first no action was understood to have been taken. The revised list, completing the record J of criminal cases in the spring term, _ follows: Leonard Brown, grand larceny, sentenced one year. Ray Bradford, burglary and grand larceny, sentenced two years in the Industrial school. John Underwood, pleaded guilty to burglary arid grand larceny, sentence deferred. • James Stuart, burglary and grand larceny, one year. Howard Nicholas, burglary and grand larceny, continued in absence of-witness. . Lonniei Sloan and James McClendon, ^urgUr3*a«aictment dismissed on,.JJJ- vestigation showing them "'not guilty; Richmond Goad, burglary, two years.- J. T. LeMay, J. B. Berry, Talmadge Hensen, J. S. Berry and Hollis Faye Houck, grand larceny, transferred to federal court, L. B. Rogers, liquor, continued. . A. Otis Ward, liquor, pleaded guilty, sentence suspended. ,..John Colston, liquor, continued. ' Cliff Fomby and Odis Foster, whisky, pleaded guilty, scmence deferred. Ben Powell, Ab Powell, 'Will White, whisky, pleaded guilty, sentence deferred: John Nelson, Fred Phillips, rape, transferred to juvenile court. 2 Negroes Unidentified B. B. Bostic, Willie Burke, for Fulton toll bridge robbery, continued upon failure of witness to identify (in the same case, Charles • Terry, third "negro, was convicted and sentenced to three years' imprisonment.) Burl Johnson, continued due to ill health of the defendant. Albert Crawford, burglary and grand larceny, continued. In the Shirley Crank case, no indictment was brought by the grand jury, it was learned, because the offense with which Crank is accused, transporting the First National bank robbers, occurred in Miller county, and will be subject to the action of the grand jury at Tcxarkana. <S Walker Bridal Party President Savings and Refund •f -ji.-Jj.lJu Proposes 2-B Corporation for, System/ e fjg WILL ISSUE" B l Proposal Would Refi rages foi at 5 Per Creation ot a pe: iem of, federal '', _ loan associations, as an emergency \; corporation to ref inai mortgages, would rized under a bill reconum ed to congress Thw President Roosevelt. The bill would authorize t th scription of 100 million dollars, government for setting tip a' nent system of federal; '< "to provide mutual-thrift' in which people may place th ings and invest funds in brde'r, vide for the financing of their These institutions would be nature of building and loan*, tions, but the bill provides they. not be established in any -•*--^ unless the Rome Loan !!___ feels that such community^ ficiently served by local nancing'institutions." . Under the bill an urban? organization would "' "* '-** When former Mayor James J. Walker of New-York marries Betty Cmnpton, actress,-Jn, Eranee, as expected shortly, the, bd4al e p«rty.will appear as above: ' ; In the layout ore: Top left, Norma Shearer, movie actress, bridesmaid; top right, Betty Compton; below left, James J'. Walker; below right, Michael Arlen, best man. Literary Contests Here on Thursday Preliminary for District Meet at School Auditorium at 8 P. M. Some girls ore always oa the run but wcvcr gala a tap. Community Sing at Washington Sunday A community singing will be held at the county cowhouse in Washington Sunday afternoon, starting at 1:30. The public is invited. Several quartets from different sec- 'tigns of the county will appear on the program. Persons having musical instruments #re urged to bring them. May Review Highway Allotment If Needed LITTLE ROCK — (#>) — Governor Futrell told a southeast Arkansas delegation Thursday he Relieved if the present State Highway Commission found mistakes made by the previous commission in the allocation of emer. gency federal aid construction funds, "This commission should say so to the public," and to the federal Bureau of Public Roads. Baillie-Stewart Is Given 5 Years Convicted British Officer Is Ordered Dishonorably Discharged LONDON, Eng.—(/P) —Lieutenant Norman Baillie-Stewart, convicted by a court-martial of violation of the official secrets act, was sentenced Thursday to dishonorable discharge from the British army and to serve five years' penal servitude. Literary contestants to represent this city in the annual District 10 literary meet, scheduled to be held in Magnolia, April 28 and 29, will be selected at the high school auditorium Thursday night. No admission will be charged. The preliminary contest will start a.t 8 (••'clock. Contests in Latin, Composition, Geometry, and Commercial work were being held at the school Thursday. Students competing Thursday night are; Junior Piano—Nell Williams, Lynn Bayless and Mary Nell Carter. Senior Girl's Voice—Darlcen S'an- fcrd, Inez Taylor, Theresa Fritz, and Ruth Coffman. Bays' Quartet—Willis G. Smith, Odis Rowc, Frank Lowthorp and Dillard Breeding. Girls' Trio—Lois Dodson, Janice Ward, Darleen .Sanford, Helen King Canon, Harriet Pritchard and Marilyn Ward. What Legislature Did XXX By The Associated Press Editor's Note : — This in a series of articles explaining acts of the 1933 general assemply. Act No, 66 Through Act No. 66 of 1933. the cost of publication of legal notices and of delinquent tax lists was placed back on the same scale as provided for by Sections 6805 and 6806 of Crawford & Moses Digest, except as to daily newspapers having a circulation in excess of 5,000 copies. The cost for legal advertising now is ?1 per square of 260 ems, for the first insertion, and 50 cents per square for each subsequent insertion. The rate since enactment of Act 92 of 1929 has been $1.50 per square. This act was specifically repealed by the legislature. The cost for publishing a description of each tract of land, or lot, delinquent for taxes, was placed by Act 66 at 25 cents per tract, except in daily newspapers having a bona fide circulation in excess of 5,000 copies. The act gives the clerk the option of placing the advertising in counties •where both daily and weekly newspapers are published. Beer Returns to Louisiana Cities Shrieking Factory Whistles Greet Its "Come Back" in New Orleans NEW ORLEANS-(/P)—An estimated '/•> million gallons flowed out from New Orleans' breweries into nearly 1,000 beer gardens and restaurants here a lew minutes after noon Thursday When the state's prohibition law was repealed; and Louisiana joined the national modification celebration a week late. Shrieking factory and steamship whistles, and automobile horns, signaled the departure of the first trucks from the brewci'.es. Charleston, Ark., Bankjsjleld Up Pair of . Unmasked Robbers Lock 2 in Vault, Escape With $2,000 CHARLESTON, Ark. - (A>) - Two unmasked men, held up the American State bank here Thursday, took some ijt.OOO and escaped eftt-r locking two bank officials in the vault. The officials freed themselves 5 minutes laisr and gave the alarm. Senate Fights as Baseball Begins Warneke Beats St. Louis- Robinson Has Tough Time With Huey Long The major league baseball season opened Wednesday afternoon with an Arkansas boy turning in a sensational pitching victory, and an Arkansas senator, .Joe Robinso:.-, engaging .in an amusing debate with Huey. P. Long, Louisiana "kingfish," Who was miffed because the senate wouldn't give him time off to go to the opening game. The Arkansas pitcher was young Lon Warnckc, of the Chicago Cubs, who shut out St. Louis 3 to 0, allowing the Cardinals , but four tyits. Warneke is a native of Mt. Ida, Ark., 90 miles north of Hope. Only ono other game was played in the National league, Pittsburgh defeated Cincinnati 4 to 1. Rain prevented other games in the National. In the American league, Washington downed the Athletics 4 to 1; the Chicago White Sox beat the St. Louis Browns 4r2; Cleveland won a 13-in. ning game against Detroit 4-1; and the Boston-New York game was rained out. President Roosevelt threw the first ball in the Senator-Athletic game at the national capital. In the Southern association, whose season opened Tuesday, results of Wednesday's games were: Memphis 5, Little Rock 4; Knoxville 5, Atlanta 4; New Orleans 6, Birmingham" 1; Nashville 21, Chattanooga 4. Long Versus Robinson WASHINGTON—(/P)-ldeas Senator Long, Democrat, Louisiana, had about getting the Senate off Wednesday, afternoon to see the opening baseball game between Philadelphia and Wash, ington collapsed before opposition from Senator Robinson of Arkansas, the Democratic leader. In their colloquy—in vhich none- too- thinly veiled sarcasm reminded colleagues of the sharp and unhealed 'break between Robinson and Long that arose last session—senators found much merriment and gales of laughter. Long interrupted debate on the administration farm bill in mid-afternoon to remark: "I want to make a suggestion. It is now getting close to Good Friday. Many of our senators have expressed, so tiip senator. from AVkansas has in- termed us, the dqsiie of goinf to the ball game. This latest—" Robinson interrupted (he Louisianan to observe: "All hope cf recessing for a ball game was abandoned yesterday." He smiled, evidently referring to the clash between himself and Long over President Roosevelt's policies. " "All 1 ye who enter here abandon hopcy,'- 1 ; r'elcrte4 Lung, as senators howled. *••-•. , (Continued on page three) the federal home loan I capitalisation of 300' ' subscribed by the ment. v The Home- bonds up to 2"l«Uioni: exchanged for existing-: The refinancing woul_,.^_ to homes Valued at $10,000 A The home-owner would'ami debt to the corporation jy years, with interest at 5 per i Triangular traf Meet Here Frii '.,•';.. T j ? ratio, Fulton, Hopjej Compete at Fair pWk ;; A triangular track meet with*| tio, Fulton an'd Hope participating! highest Conors, will be held^Pr^^ afternoon, starting at 2:30 o'clock) :al Fair Park. . > ?, s Although weakened by the'li w Tiger" Howe, who suffered a BE ed ankle two weeks ago in a dupl here with Nashville, the Bobcats-a favored to win the contest. Coa Teddy Jones .said Thursday that Ro>| would probably be lost to the sqi the remainder of the season. Hope entries will be: 100-yard dash—Coop and Schooleyp-1 High hurdles-N, Cargile, Wiml " or Schooley. Pole vault—Wimberly and Taylor,^ Shot put—Schooley and Jones, Medley relay—Coop, N, Smith and Taylor. High jump—Smith and Wimberly, 880-yard relay—Schooley, N. Cai Coop and Turner. f Discuss—Schooley, Jones and S| gins. i ,,._ 440-yard dash—Turner and Harper, k 880-yard run—Taylor and D, Car-" gile. • 220-yard Iqw hurdles—Turner an& N. Cargile. v Broad jump—Turner and Coop, 220-yard dash—Coop and Harper, One Mile Relay—Coop, D. Cargtte or Schooley, N. Cargile and Turner, Officials will be Dick Watkins,'. starter; Speedy Hutson, finish judge; Glen Durham, judge of weights and,! jumps. Plain Dealing, La ; , Robbers Get Life Arkansas Pair Sentenced After Conviction in Bank Holdup BENTON, La.—(/P)—Two Arkansas . penitentiary parole violators brought J to trial here and convicted in connect tion with the robbery February <j o| the First State bank of Plain Dejjltafc La., were sentenced late Wednesday; v to life terms in the Louisiana p'" tiary. Charles Fra?iRr, 35, and ("Dirg") Marbey, 22, were, given sentences after a jury convicted t of shooting with intent to murdej: ftt,-,?! the tin>e of fee bank hold-up. received additional sentences as offenders i,n copscttoia with, faery.

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