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f* orses Sleep Lying Down? ,ni.adfei£b&^u^jL»-A> ........ . • „ 7 . ...... **'... .jr.,;. V BY BILL BRAUCHER NEA Sen Ice Sports Editor YORK.—Do horses sleep lying ._, How much do they eat? How jfthey taught to race? How old is |fciorse when he is put to work? * is meant when it is said a horse i cunning?" v know the answers to all .Questions, of course, but not , f ^patron of the tracks does. The jwing notes, gathered at odd times -t'ponversations with' various train^- li as the late Jimmy Rowe, Sr., , Jijm Fitzsimmons, Henry Mc- iiel and others may shed some light i matter. To proceed: • —; horses sleep standing up . . . Alan, o' War, one of the greatest that ever lived; always has ig down, on trains or in sta- . Man o' WET haj other pecu- g,—, . . . he occasionally s:ts on his .jhaunche's like a dog .': . and yawns *5?a man. . . . Trainers say there rer-was another thoroughbred that fo.vn£d. '-,.ji'. \ I^Hace.horses usually are hearty feed° 5£v\ burning up lots of energy on -.JStracks. . - . Man o' ;War, now in elirernent at Faraway ; Farm, near ,_*xington, always is hungry. . . .. His ; consumption of oats when racing was lljjSout 13 quarts a day and all the'hay * 'would give him. /X'. Man o' War , L ia eat 5orapidly they had.to put pilf in, his mouth at' mealtime to ™%hihi Up and prevent indigestion. ~horses frequent! : i are ill. ... *the international match race between Zev and the invader, isyZev came down with a sore af.. . .'. He ca'ughed a 'lot and dn't sleep wejl. . . ; Then, just as .was beginning to get well, he broke (•Sw^S*!*. l%!***u* T^: — _1 I__ f_— TTll During the suckling period the foal follows his "mother closely. ... He doesn't look much like a horse . . . with his spindly legs, ,big neck, and knobby joints. He eats a mash made of oats, bran and barley when he celebrates his first birthday stall of his own then he is put into a and one day a , hives. . . . Finally Sam Hil(jot him into condition . . . and e. beat Papyrus! 'Most-Jfoals come into the world in ' or May and all become man comes in with a saddle. . . . The baby is alarmed usually and leaps around. . . . The saddle comes off promptly ... but it is put back again, day after day . . . then the girth strap is buckled and quickly unbuckled. . . . This performance is repeated, the strap drawn a little tighter each time. After a week or two of the saddle treatment, the same course is applied with the bridle. After a week of % yearlings on New Year's day. ... in him. this the colt is led around wearing saddle, and bridle . . .then the boy climbs into the saddle for only a few seconds. . . . The next day he sits a little longer. . . . This is kept up until the colt gets used to it. ... Then stopping and starting are taught, in the came gradual manner. . . . The treatments last about four months. At first he is-allowed to gallop as he prefers ..By November he is ready to gallop thrfee miles a day. . .'. Soon after he is "turned out into the jpaddock for the winter. . . , When spring of his second year comes, he is ready for' the races. . The utmost kindness is demanded of handlers and table boys. . . . Patience and gentleness is the only cure for fractious horses. . . . When it came to breaking Man o' War he fought like a lion... . . and screamed with rage. ... A little wrong treatment might have spoiled him . . . but Man o' War was handled like a baby . . . and his tantrums lasted only a few days. To this day, when taken out for his exercise gallops, "Red," as they call him, snorts and cuts a few capers in excitement. . . . That is the race horse Horsemen say a thoroughbred's manners reflect the treatment he receives. . . . Abuse breeds savagery. Under ill treatment horses "turn cunning" and there seldom is a negroes There cure for a cunning horse. ... A strain of cunning may be dormant through two or three generations of a line, and crop out in the next, . . . Sarazen was a great horse, but incurably cunning. The attachment 'Seiween and horses is turf tradition is a sentimental bond between them. .. . Great jockeys in other years were colored . . . and there is no branch of horsemanship in which negroes have not scored great accomplishments. . . . At most breeding farms and training establishments rigid rules forbid attendants even to raise their voices to i horse., The disappearance of the "killer" horse is due to more intelligent treatment. . . . Yearlings no longer are beaten with chains, a' cruel custom sometimes praticed'<in early days. . . . Horsemen have come to a realization that only gentleness pays dividends with blooded animals. Of course there still are exceptions Washington The B. & P. Ws club met fof ft „„„- iness meeting Tuesday night In the home of Mrs. 'T. Y. Williams. The following officers were elected: Miss Letha Frazier, president; Miss Knthryn Holt, vice-president; Mrs. T. J, Robm- son, recording secretaiy; Mrs. T; Y. Williams-, corresponding secretary; Mrs. Jim Butler, treasurer. ' • Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Cooper were accompanied homo from their .Visit to Missouri by C. A. Davis nnd Wilbur Santtier. • . The Oznn and Washington offices of the railroad have bten closed ; for the present, W. W. Simpson, agent, is hot working at present. > Misses Kathryn Holt and Charlote Matlock and Mrs. B. N. Holt were shopping in Hope Wednesday after, nocn. A. Y. Yarbrough of Hope Wns in town Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Card have as guests, their grand children, who came Saturday. _, Mr. nnd Mrs, Agco were visiting 'riends in town Wednesday. John Robins of Ozan Were in town Saturday. W. B. Nelson was in Hope Wednesday. T. G. Haynes and W. E. Elmorc visited in the home of Carol Boyce Sunday evening. Uncle Jack Hartsfield and LeRoy Samuel of DeAnn attended the sing- ng Sunday evening. Miss Louise and James Pllkinton of Arkadelphia spent the week end with t ne folks. r. and Mrs. Willie Thompson, Mr. nd Mrs. Earl Thompson and children f Bright S'tur attended the singing ere Sunday. Miss Shirley Bearden who is at- ending school at Hope spent the week nd at home, Mrs. Mammie Davis of Selma, La., s visiting Mrs. C. C. Stuart and fam- y- • Dr. T. J. Robinson and Pinkie Bycrs eft Monday for northwest Arkansas. The senior play was well enjoyed y a large crowd Monday night. Mr. and Mrs. Carrol Allen and fam- y of New Hope attended the play ert Monday night. v Dstmit's jjatfottal Bank Bells Chapel The N. Y. P. S. had n fine Easter rogram Sunday night followed by an aster program by the little folks, rhich w'ese enjoyed by all present, here were quite a number present •om Blevins. Sunday school is still improving at lis place, which is very fine. So ome to Sunday school folks. Miss Burnice woods is spending the veek with her aunt, Ivy Long, of edland. Miss Matlie Cullins who has been in *•"**" "•- V«J«-K^ tjv*u Hi t t.jV\.C^JHV»llO' *i»*i:o Arjtllf LIV7 V^LILlillS WIIU llaS UUUI1 111 . . . That is why starters sometimes | Little Rock the last three months is have so much trouble with certain at home for a while. ~ Douglas Williams of Gurdon t: .BOYISH COAT FOR THE EIGHT-YEAR^ - OLD IS SHOWN AT THE RIGHT. THE /WEOIAL IS g* TAN TWEED. r( ?'SeHIAPARELLI SHOULDERS VAND YELLOW-GREEN TWEED • FORM AN ATTRACTIVE COAT t' FOR A M!£S> OF TWELVE. THE SQUARE BUTTONS DARK BROV/M. WAGGER IS 1 THE WORD FOR THE TINV 7IVE-VEAR OLD AT THE BOTTOM.THE COAT Iff FASHIONED OF BLUE -• — TWEED. horses at the barrier. Jim Fitzsimmons, trainer of Gallant Fox, said, "If a horse can't run, a whip won't make him." That may be one of the, reasons why horses trained by Fitz last year won more than 81 races, and upwards of $300,000 in purses. Jots Around Shover Easter Sunday passed over out this way with about the usual custom for the day. Children enjoying the hunting of Easter eggs, both plain and decorated. ' Despite the all day rain Friday, the schools found a chance to enjoy an egg hunt in the evening. Bro. filled his regular appointment at Marlbrook Sunday and Sunday night. Prof. Lagoe and Napolean Nesbit of Blevins attended services at Marlbrook Sonday. Mr. and Mrs. Jess Woods spent Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Shellie Cullins. Don't forget Wednesday .night prayer meeting at the chapel. Mr. and Mrs. Willie Long of Redland spent Sunday with Mrs. Longo mother, Mrs. Tom Bolt. Miss Dorothy Osburn spent the clay with her aunt, Vernia Cullins. Olen Lewis of Hope is visiting Watt Bonds this week. The Brown Quartet sang a special song at church Sunday night. We AVtilter S. McLiicns, above, Is the new prv.ildnnt ol' Detroit's "Uooscvelt plan" bank Hint is imrcliaslnK sound sisscts'ot two closed banks. The now Institution, linnnccd by (tanernl Motors and llir> R. F. C., will release an additional .10 percent oC deposits In Iho old hanks.. Mr. McUtras resigned us ciiiiirinnii of u, Kansas City, Mo., bunk to head the- Detroit, National. to enjoy an egg hunt in the evening. ""' 6 "' " lult " -aunu-y iii B m. we The Rev. Mr. Burgess, pastor of | w el come tl j em , b ,^ again. Shover Springs church resigned his • Mr£ ' cLeste , r Wh i te was shopping m position at that olace Sundav. Ho .P. e . Saturday afternoon. position at that place Sunday, Supper guests in the Leon Darwin home Sunday evening were Mr. and Mrs. Garland Darwin, Mr. and Mrs. Younger Gentry and Miss Fay Robinson. Mrs. Ed Darwin and son, Emmet, Billy Young were also visitors at the same place Younger Gentry wno has been a patient in the government hospital at Hot Springs for sometime spent the weeTc end with home folks here. Avis and Glorian Aslin spent Saturday in Hope, guests of their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Beard, Saturday.night. Trey Aslin and family attended the funeral of Mrs. Ann Atkins at the Church of Christ in nope Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Silas L. Sanford were Sunday afternoon callers at the home jf his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harmon B. Sanford. Mr. and Mrs. Troy Aslin and daughters, and Mrs. Rce 6. Gray, were Sunday evening visitors in the Leon Darwin home. Mrs. John Crews and granddaughter, Helen Crews, spent Sunday afternoon • with Mrs. H. B. Sanford. Mr. and Mrs. George Crews were Sunday afternoon visitors at Harold Sanfords. Mrs. Nellie Leach and Mrs. Myrtle McMillan were at the Jordan home Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. G. T. Cross of Hope were Tuesday callers at the H. B. Sanford home. Mrs. Roy Rogers spent Wednesday morning with Mrs. Adell Sanford. Mrs. Sadie Rogers was calling at H. B. Sanfords Wednesday evening. Miss ,Almadene Arnold spent Tuesday night with Miss Farrel Mitchell. Elton Cassidy and family spent Sun. day with friends near Shilo. his sister, Etolie, accompanied them. Miss Almadene Arnold of near Evening Shade visited Harmony school Wednesday and spent the night with her sister, Mrs. Louie Roger? and family. Harmony school closes Friday with a program arranged for Friday night, April 21. Mrs. Nellie Leach fs having some interior painting and decorating done on her home. Mrs. Hattie Crews spent Friday in Shover, visiting the school. George Jordan is building a tool house. Miss Bonnie Crews visited over the week end with friends in Hope and attended Easter services at Melrose. The Misses Mary and Brooxie Nell spent Friday night at the George Crews home. Silas Sanford and family and Henry Bearden and family enjoyed chicken and ice cream supper at Willis Cobb's Tuesday evening. The occasion being Mr. Cobb's birthday. Milton Rogers was on the Wcfc . Alvin Osburn and daughters, Frada, Dorothy and Doris, were shopping in Hope Saturday. Hinton Singing was well attended here Sun. day night. Mr. and Mrs. Grady Rogers and little daughter, Iris Jean, spent Sunday with. list last week. We are glad to hear of the improvement of Mrs. Earlie McWilliams. She being now able to help with her house work. We are sorry to know Mrs. Allen Walker is quite poorly. Misses Ethel and Margaret Buchanan called on Miss Marie Barr Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Allio Owens called on Mrs. Lena Henderson THhursday morning. Jim Simmons and Tom Hollis were the Sunday afternoon callers of Clifton Bormby. Mr. and Mrs. Eric Hollis and daughter, visited her parents Sunday afternoon. T. Z. Gibson, J. C.'Gibson and Mrs. Vetma Caglc and daughter,- Rosalce visited Oscar Ellcr and family of Corinth Sunday. George Ellidge nnd family and Edd Adams and family called on Lonnie Henderson and family Sunday afternoon. Miss Lucille Hamilton -was the dinner guest of Miss Mary Nell Camp Sunday. Misses Catherine Hamilton and Sybel Barr were the dinner guests of Miss Luctla Henderson Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Tornmic Gibson and Arthur Gibson were callers in tht home of John T. Smith and family Sunday. The musical in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thurmnn Nichols Saturday night was well attended. Some fine music was enjoyed by all. Mr. and Mrs. Buford Jasteen and little sen, of Stamps, visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thurman Nichols Saturday night and Sunday. Buster Camp made his regular call in Mt. Pleasant Sunday afternoon. Miss Murrcl Camp spent Saturday night with Miss Beatrice Formby. Misses Murrel Camp and Murlene Rogers took dinner with Miss Beatrice Formby Sunday. Mrs. Rosa Ellidge called on Mrs. Delia Smith Monday afternoon. Lawson Cox and family and sister, Miss Slvic Cox, visited Matt Russell and family Sunday. Arthur Owens and Roy Elliclgo were dinner guests of Jim and Sam Owens Sunday. Raymond Elledge and George Burns visited relatives here Sunday night. Ual Billdock of Shrev'eport, La., is spcndii.g this week with George Ellidge and helping him work on the farm. Miss Arrcta Garrctt spent Thursday night with Miss Glyne Black. Sunday school is progressing nicely at this place, ft will bo omtited next Sunday for the singing at Pntmos, but I we want everyone to come back the next Sunday. Roy Ellidge called at the John T. Smith home Sunday morning. Miss Ina Brent who spent last week with her sister, Mrs. Homer Odom and Mrs. Odom has returned to her home near Tcxarkana. Mrs, Lawson Cox and Mrs. John Smith visited with Mrs. Tuesday afternoon. Ellidge . Mrs. Gallic Gibson visited Mrs. R. W. Jeans Sunday. Patterson's Registration Day 25 Free Votes —For— THE PROSPERITY CLUB To every man, woman and every child over 14 years of age who calls, at our store, and registers their name and address FRIDAY, APRIL 23rd—All Day and up to 10 o'clock Saturday morning, we will give absolutely free, twenty-five Prosperity Club votes. There are no strings to this offer. You won't be asked to buy. We only want you to see our store—to see the new Spring and Summer goods we have on display. And to see what savings this sale brings. Bring your friends—support your favorite organization in the Prosperity Club campaign. Get 25 free votes each. Pay Cash-Pay less/ PATTERSONS ^Everybody's Cash Store We were caught short! Expecting fair weather for Easter, our store quite well stocked for Easter trade, The cold weather last week-end left us with too much goods—all hew SALE EXTENDED! OUR SPRING SALE IS EXTENDED UNTIL SATURDAY NIGHT! We've made further reductions to reduce our stock. Many of our apparel styles just arrived. All now .at real bargains. Angel Satin The new material Tor evening wear! You must sec it to really appreciate the beauty of this new fabric. In pink and white. (Also excellent for blouses). A 08c grade for New Voiles Plain and fancy patterned voiles. All 36 inches wide. A special value, and lots of new patterns. 15c grade for lOc LL Domestic Full 36 inches wide. Extra smooth finish Sea Island domestic. A knockout value, at yard Bath Towels A good heavy, double warp towel that will absorb lots of moisture. Size 20 x 40, with colored borders. Each. Silk Dresses Another large assortment of new Silk Dresses in all the new styles, and in every wanted color for early Summer wear. All the new materials are featured. Short sleeves, long sleeves and no sleeves. Values are up to 56.05. Kcpriced to clear out quid., at $2.98 , and $3.97 New Style Wash Dresses One large group of guaranteed fade-proof house drcwes, in all the new Spring colors. Long or thort sleeves. Fetching styles. Real bargains at 39c lOc Novelty Crepes One big table filled with pretty patterns in novelty crepe. In all color backgrounds, with figures. A 48c quality for only, yard 22c Made Sheets Full size 81 x 30 ready-made sheets. Extra smooth linen finish, with wide hems. Special price Wide Sheeting Nine quarter, wide unbleached sheeting of good, smooth weave. Special price, yard I5c Oxfords Made of bright, smooth black calf leather, genuine Goodyear . welt construction, with heavy sole leather insoles and composition outersoles. In plain toe or the new narrow wing tip toe styles. You would expect to pay $3.00 to £4.00 for this quality. Our price $1.97 Fine Full Fashioned Silk Hose The well known Vanctte brand. A high grade, 4."i and 48 gauge chiffon hoso for those who want the best $1.00 value. In all the shades for late Spring and Summer wear. Specially priced 77 c STEP-INS A complete new line for warm weather wciir. In run-proof weaves and smooth, medium .silk weaves. Priced very specially at I7c Ladies Dress Slippers One large group of white kid, black kid, blond kid and black pigskin shoes. In pumps, T-slrap sandals and lace oxfords. In nil the wanted heels. Values up to ?5.00. Our price $1.97 Men's Straw Hats Miiclc; in the newest shapes, and in all the new and standard materials for Ktiiiwi-. It's .straw hat time, men. Park your heiul under a cooi one. White i or cream hi color, Also a complete* line of tailors. $2.00 values *•*» 95c Other Straw Hats 49c Men's Shirts and Shorts New styles in Broadcloth shorts, in fast colors, and knit shirts. In all sizcij. A 25c value, special for I4c Men's Dress Pants Made of Stifcl cloth in the newest patterns and guaranteed fast colors. In all sizes. A $2.00 value Men's and Boys' Caps In the new Spring and Summer patterns. Also white linen caps with adjustable bands. All sizes. A 50e value for 25c PLOW SHOES Men's black ucout style work shoes, with double soles. Leather slip sole and composition outer sole. Nailed bottoms. Only A W**fe in Hop* Carrier fcwh tUiuri )MMJB2 34—NUMBER 149 (AP)~M*«n» AwocUtcd Pr««« (N •IBA)—-Meint Ntwiptper Bnterprli* Ast'n. . HOPE, ARKANSAS, ftt|TRSDAY, APRIL 20,1933 Here and There •Editorial By Atob.H. Washburn- Unequalled heroism read today's dispatch about Engineer Charles Leclbetter, of the Missouri Pacific. He stay- Id in a flaming locomotive-cab and stopped the "Texan" ex- Area's, saving its passengers. -<i >Two men on an engine. One jumps—(he other sticks until duty is done. • What Is bravery? Is it a conscious action, or merely instinct, stronger iri some men than others? The world doesn't really know. A groat writer pondered over the question and wrote a book. The writer was Joseph Conrad. His book is '"Lord Jim." It's the story of n man who failed In a .moment of great danger, who went about the world the rest of his life looking for his second chance—and found it. And this Is Conrad's point: The same man who quit a sinking ship on the instinct to save his life, years itate Committee Can't Name Party Choice for Court lust Call Primary or Convention Ahead of July 18th Election 3 CANDIDATES FILE Who Lost Retire- merit Pay, Opposes Johnson and Arnold LITTLE ROCK — (/P) — Stripped of its'power to name the party nominee for a vacant office in a special election through a change in rules adopted by the last state con- jij|gntion, the Democratic state central committee must qither call a special primary or a state convention to select the candidate for chief justice of the state supreme court in the election July 18. Governor Fulrcll has announced he will cull a special election for chief justice for the uncxpircd term of the late Judge Jess S. Hart, on the ?ame date as Arkonsans vote on the question of repeal of the Eighteenth (prohibition) amendment. The state central committee will meet in May to decide how the party nominee Is to be chosen. It has been tho custom for the committee itself to nominate the candidate 1 where special elections have been:', called .to fill vacancies. . New Committee Rule The; last slaVe convention, however, changed this, adopting a rule,that the cdmmHlec must call a 'special pri- mary.j'if there.Is sufficient time, .before ttjc-special election, and othcr- electing Tho Sonve'ntioh ' plan" party nominees has not been used by the democrats in Arkansas in many years. Few special primaries have been called in recent years. The s"tate committee has nominated candidates to fill vacancies in congress and also in the United States senate. Mrs. Hattie W. Caraway succeeded her husband in the senate through this method, as did the wives of two Arkansas congressmen, Otis Wingo . I W. A. Oldficld. '•the electron on July 18th will be a special general election, open to candidates of any party. The republicans have given no indication they will have a candidate, The Candidates C. E. Johnson of Texnrkana, formerly chancellor, is now serving as chief justice under an appointment by Governor Futrell. He will be a candidate for the remainder of Judge Hurt's unexpired term. Carroll D. Wood, -retired justice of the supreme court, also has announced he will be a candidate, as has W. H. Arnold, Sr., of Texarkona. Judge Wood, who served 30 years on tho supreme bench, entered tho race as a result of the failure of the 1933 legislature to make an appropriation to continue his retirement pay. Cowboy Revivalist to Open Thursday ev. B. B. Grimm at Baptist Church, in Tabernacle Later The Rev. B. B. Grimm, "Cowboy Evangelist," will begin u revival meeting at First Baptist church Thursday night. Assisting the Rev. Mr. Grimm will be Hurlan M. Powell, singer, and Alexander Bain pianist. Mr. Powell is known hero, having visited this city two years ago with the Wcinland parly. The first two services will be held in the First Baptist church Thursday and Friday in order that a tabernacle may be completed on the Parker lot at Elm and Sixth streets. For 18, years the Rev. Grimm has been preaching and is one of the South's best known evangelists. The campaign is not denominational, and is not sponsored by any local church. It is in the interest of all churches and the public. 4 Million Family Groups on 'Relief Steagall Tells House Number of Destitutes Is Increasing WASHINGTON — (#>) — Chairman Steagall; of the house banking com. mittee, filed a formal report on the Lewis-Wagner half-billion-dollar relief bill Thursday which asserted that 4 million families are on the relief lists tEroughout the country, and the number is increasing. where he knew death awaited him. Bravery is several things. XXX Newspapers and magazines arc full of articles about the House of Morgan this week. The Star is publishing Willis Thornton's series, written for NEA Service, Thomas W. Lament's biography of the late Harry iJavisoh, once a member of the firm, is running serially in Collier's magazine. But I think the best of tho lot is an article about the older J. P. Morgan, written by his chauffeur, in this week's Saturday, Evening Post. The chauffeur, Siegfried Blum, recalls how he once heard "J. P." shouting a hymn in an Episcopal church. You really ought to read it. Today's "Morgan" installment in The Star gives you something to think about. Much of the Missouri Pacific's 20-million-dollur loan from the R. F. C., it is believed, eventually found its way back to the House of Morgan, repaying some of their loans to the railroad. This makes all of us mad. It is, however, poetic justice. Whenever a nation's people start reaching into the public treasury, and all are agreed that reaching into the public treasury is the thing to do, then the, man gels most who has the longest reach—and a man like Morgan who has reached thp furthest in private business will do likewise witji the; public funds. ' . J'i ,• It '\B a grim warning.to get this, tountrx baok%.to,the respectability. $*., every man "standing on his own-feet as speedily as conditions permit! • . '-'V' XXX '•- v. There is a curious thing about the coming race for supreme court justice which I don't understand. One of tho three candidates is former Justice Carroll D. Wood. He is running against C. E. Johnson, present chief justice by appointment; and W. H. Arnold, Sr. Mr. Wood is a candidate because, retiring after 30 years service on the bench, he was denied his retirement pay by the last session of the legislature. I have never been able to understand that. Neither personality nor politics nor law can have very much to do with the question of pensioning a man who for 30 years has sat on the state supreme bench. The very cornerstone of American justice requires that men who give their lives to the judiciary shall bo token care of by tho state when their active service is over. I wish some one would explain this legislative failure in the case of Judge Wood. Lindbergh and Wife Flying Across U. S. A. BALTIMORE, Md. — (/I 5 ) — Colonel and Mrs. Charles A. Lindbergh took off from Logan field here Thursday morning, continuing their annuonccd trans-continental flight by easy stages. Nevada County Quartet Will Broadcast Sunday A well known Nevada county quartet is to broadcast from radio station KCMC from 5 to 5:15 o'clock Sunday afternoon, April 23. In the quartet arc: Lorcne Martin, .soprano; Lora Marlar, ullo; Charlie B. Luck, tenor; and Ray Chank, bass. Miss Olive Sil- vcy is uccomapanist. RAPPER FANNY SAY& IHC. U. 8. PAT. OFF. jf of Hap, foundMl 1*99, H»p*. &M«tjto«i U HUH. Brave Stays at Throttle and Stops Express Sprayed With Oil Ledbetter Keeps Presence of Mind After Hitting Gasoline Truck FIREMAN IS KILLED Jumps Down 100-Foot Bank—-Fire Spreads to Coaches POPLAR BLUFF, Mo.— (/P)_Sticking to his throttle in the face of blazing gasoline flames, Engineer Charles Ledbetter, of Little Rock, brought the "Texas," Missouri Pacific crack train, to a stop Engineer for 32 Years LITTLE ROCK — (#>)— Charles Ledbetter, horo of the near-wreck of the Texan express, is one of the Missouri Pacific's veteran engineers, having been piloting an engine for 32 years. ; Fireman E. E. Hurt had been with the railroad 2B years. He is survived by his widow and three daughters. Thursday, and then if ell unconscious from his seat, critically burned. , :. The passengers were unharmed. '' The locomotive ol: the express train struck an .oil truck near Moapk, Mo;, at 7, o'clock'Thursday morning, kill- ng ,thc 'driver and throwing Jgasoline over' thri^j^^ilbi^^yf^*^' .Fireman Jumps, Dies. ' >., Fireman E.E.'Hurt, of Little ,Rock, was killed'when he leaped'from the [lame-filled cab down a 100-foot embankment. • The engineer brought the train to a stop about three-quarters of a mile trim the crash, and then lost consciousness. The Texan was traveling swiftly to make up lost time when it hit -the Lruck, driven by Kip Nelson, of Corning, Ark., at a crossing. A relief train was sent to Moark to bring in Engineer Ledbetter, the dead 'ircman, and the stalled train. Flumes Reach Coaches The flames spread to five of the passenger cars of the Texan, and hysterical passengers jumped from the window, escaping uninjured. The Texan was bound for St. Louis. The Texan, fastest train on the Mis- fouri Pacific system, and one of the fastest long-distance expresses in America, goes through Hope northbound about midnight dally. It formerly passed this city at 8:40 p. m., but -t winter the time was changed, the "Sunshine" express swapping schedules with the "Texan." Any girl can nuike a mountain out of a molehill if she has the dirt. El Dorado Visited by Kiwanis Club 7 Members From Hope Make Trip to Oil City Wednesday Seven members of the Hope Kiwanis club visited the Kiwanis club of El Dorado Wednesday noon, in a series of exchange meetings throughout this Kiwanis district. John P. Cox served as principal speaker, while the Rev. Geo. F. X. Strassner, lieutenant governor of this Kiwanis district had charge of the program. Others attending were: Sid Bundy, Oliver Williams, Charles Dana Gibson, Arthur Swanke, Lyle Webb, and Miss Harriet E'.tory. . Miffs Slory is pianist of the local club, and supplied the piano music for the El Dorado meeting. Several members of the El Dorado club are planing on coming to Hope Friday night, to stage the Kiwanis program. Russia in Huddle on English Trade Calls Home Her Envoys for Discusion on British Embargo LONDONC Eng.-(/P)—The chiefs of the Russian trade delegation to London were recalled to Moscow fo.r consultation, and will start home next Monday. This action follows the conviction of five British engineers on charges of sabotage at Moscow, and the imposition of an 80 per cent embargo against Russian importations into England in retaliation. Today's Statgraph CUREEMTpSESGALEand OO^TOFtn/INGOOMPAEED war I9SS LEVEL 239S 3B% 40K Jef f erson, Pulaski for Beer Session 2 County Delegations in Legislature Press for Speedy Action PINE BLUFF; Ark.-(/P)-Jefferson! county legislators meeting . Thursday proposed that the president of the senate and the speaker of the house call the members into an informal session to discuss a special session for beer.' ' Speaker Toney, at the 'meeting Thursday, said he would issue the call if LieutenantJGovernor Cazort would call,the senate. , • Cazort, at Little Rock, replied that he first would have to determine the attitude of the governor.. Meanwhile, q Little Rock,' Representatives! Fagan and Terry, of Ru- ^aski^attd -VW-iWrpp;;•-««;' fcittlt Riyer,_ and. Sena tor Dillon said they favored' a special session to legislate for beer." Italy Would Pay Debts With Goods Mussolini Works for Better Political Feeling Throughout Europe ROME, Italy.—(/P)—Ar» agreement in Italian and German viewpoints that improvement in the world political atmosphere is a necessary forerunner for economic betterment, was disclosed in speeches Wednesday by Premier Mussolini and Herman Goering, German cabinet minister without portfolio. Appearing at a meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Commercial Conference on th'e eve of the Washington economic conversations, both statesmen stressed this point. The Italian premier left no doubt but that war debts were uppermost in his mind in connection with the economic discussions. He declared the conviction was growing everywhere that war debts installments should be payable primarily in exchange of goods and services. Italy is opposed to quotas on imports and restrictions on foreign exchange which "raise a heap of obstacles to commercial movement, contracting its volume notably and creating a harmful disequilibrium between internal and external prices," he said. "A good sign is the recognition that is being reinforce'd everywhere that it is not possible to pay international debts merely with transfers of money, but that the debts themselves must be paid above all with exchanges of goods or servcies." Morgan's Fatter Formed U.S. Steel; Son Just as Keen The Younger (Present) Morgan Took Over General Motors in 1920 R. F. COOPERATIONS Morgan May Have Gotten Part of 20-Million Loan to Mop. Pac. Editor's Note: This is the fourth'of six stories on the Hovise of Morgan, soon to be-the subject of ; spnytorwl inquiry, . . '* BY WILLIS THORNTON ' NEA Service Writer N E W Y O R K — As the Twentieth Century dawned, the House of ;M6rgan rose to its most spectacular height in creation of the first "Billion- Dollar-Baby," the U. S. Steel Corporation. ; Steel had by this time replaced the railroads, as a sort of Green Pastures of financial juggling. The steel spec- Morgan Endorses "F. D." NEW YORK— (M-3. P. Morgan Wednesday endorsed President' Roosevelt's action in suspending gold exports. •••";,' , • i "I welcome the reported action of the president and the secretary, of ,,the Treasury in placing an. em- .bargo on goW e^pojste" ,he sa»d, •'--"It has'tiecome evSent ffiat the effort to maintain the' exchange value of the dollar at a premium as against depreciated foreign currencies was having a deflationary effect upon already severely deflated American ' : prices and wages-' and employment. "It' seems to me clear that the way 'ctit of the depression is to combat and overcome the deflationary forces. Therefore, I regard the'action now taken as being the best possible course under existing circumstances." It was the first public statement issued by the traditionally reticent head of the House of Morgan since his statement in London in September, 1931, when he described the British suspension of gold payments at that time as constructive, under the circumstances. The statement produced a profound impression in. banking quarters generally. Japanese Aim to Seize North China Their Planes Drop Leaflets Appealing for "Reestablished Order" TIENTSIN, China — (JP) — Tientsin was decidedly uneasy Wednesday night as the result of the newest Jap- ancse.Manchukuoan activities in the Lwan river sector south of the Great Wall and reports of numerous casualties among Chinese civilians. A widespread belief that Japanese and their Manchukuoan allies in. :nd I to continue their advance toward the Tientsin-Peiping area resulted from the dropping of leaflets by Japanese airmen in •& wide area south of the Great Wall advocating a change in North China. Manchukuoan troops, as they advanced in the new battle zone northwest of here, also were said to be circulating leaflets which read: "We are the anti-Chiang Kai-Shek army, come to re-establish order in North China." (Marshal Chiang Kai-Shek is tho military dictator of the Chinese national government). ulator, less rough-house but more adroit than his railroad prcdecssor, operated along this line: He bought up a string of small steel mills, paying often excessive prices; he combined these under a magnetic title, and sold stock to the public, thoroughly watering it first. The public loved it. "Bet a Million" Gates "Bet-a-Million" John,W. Gates was typical of these gentry, rigging together his American Steel and Wire Co. His plunger.proclivities were steadied, however, by his general counsel, the pious, rigid Elbert H. Gary. When J. P. Morgan plunged into the steel game by setting up the Federal Steel Co., he met Gary and hired him to preside over Federal. Andrew Carnegie, the former Pittsburgh bobbin boy, watched closely. His steel interests were wide and varied. He knew Morgan would want them some day, and Carnegie was getting old. Rockefeller nibbled at tl.e Carnegie properties, but would not meet the price. Carnegie waited for Morgan. Knowing Morgan's intense personal dislike for him, Carnegie sent the magnetic Charles Schwab, his personal protege, to feel out Morgan and Gary. Then he announced that it was "buy or fight" and began a series of projects to compete with Morgan and Gates which might well have ruined both. Pays Carengie V4 Million Morgan bought. He paid the equivalent of $447,000,000 in cash and securities in the new corporation. It was more than twice what Rockefeller had refused to pay. Stock in the new corporation w eagerly bought in every crossroads loiA'n. Gary was put in charge, and his effective management produced both dividends and industrial strife. The creation of this industrial c-wl- OESUS put Morgan o nthe financial throne, and earned him the nicknames "Jupiter" Morgan and "Fierpontifex Maximus." In 1903 the fall of Steel stock to 8 and an order by the supreme court in 1904 dissolving Morgan's Northern Securities Co., one of the first holding companies, shook the throne tempor- aritly. But Morgan, never wayering, went on to form the International Mercantile Marine Co., absorbing the HowMuch R.RC.Cash Stocks Rush Up Market Thi Stocks Show $1 Second Co. t _. Day ofTradint COTTON GAINS "lose* at Bale in the La»t 48 Hour. NEW YORK*: and commodities ft , er again Thursdays.^ that the United'"^" temporarily dropl s _ standard brought ',•>. . clines in v the Amend*..^_, against foreign currendc > Stocks charged Up $1 to |9 ' in tumultouus trading and The' present John Plcrpont Morgan Little River Man SlainbyOf (icers Ted Lyons, 35, Empties 2 Pistols at them, But Is Killed ASHDOWN, Ark.— (fP)— An attempt by three officers to arrest Ted Lyons, 35, on a robbery charge, led to a gun battle in which Lyons was killed near Winthrop, Little River county, late Wednesday night, it was learned here Thursday. • ; Officers said Lyons opened fire on them from behind a wood-pile-when they went to arrest him. He emptied two pistols at them before bullets from the officers' guns killed him, the officers said. Lyons was sought on a charge of robbing a negro of $35. Firemen's Pension Fund Gets $600.70 It Is Hope's Share of 2 % Tax on Fire Insurance Premiums The Hope Firemen's Relief and Pension fund will receive $600.70 as its share of the state apportionment derived from a tax of 2 per cent on premiums of all fire .tornado and marine insurance companies doing business in the state during 1932. Hope's share of the total of $33,611.66 sent out by State Auditor J. Oscar Humphrey to municipal treasurers in 72 Arkansas cities and incorporated towns participating in the distribution had not arrived Thursday, but was expected at any time. One half of the total tax of ?77,223.33 goes to the firemen's fund in cities which have duly organized and active fire departments, and one-half is credited to the state general revenue fund. According to the Statement prepared in the state insurance department at Little Rock which collects the tax, the 2 per cent was paid on 53,861,166.28 premiums of companies operating in Arkansas. (Continued on page four) Austin Arnold, Tokio, on Radio Saturday Austin Arnold, young high school bass singer of Tokio, nothern Hempstead county, will sing over radio station KCMC ^t 11 o'clock Saturday morning, April 22. He will be assisted by Miss Ruth Hooker and Loy and Burton Hooker/. They will appear in six numbers. Dollar Down, Pound By the Associated Presi; Restoration by President """ " velt of the embargo on g— ports from the United States' nesday accelerated the d movement of the dollar al . In London the dollar, from Tuesday's close of .1 the pound to $3.55 before the government's action' rei England. -Afterwards, there 1 ^ fall from $3.63 to $3.64. ! '„ J. An official close in Paris of' francs was the lowest veinber, ;J925. In: later trading the dollar declined, francs. °, t Rome banks offered 18JO the dollar v at the close, of against a; close of 19.32;; The.'official exchange''^ 1*51. *• ^ Foreign currenciei quoted at more than 30 o Tuesday's prices. Congress Tensely Awaits Inflation Senator Thomas Will Introduce Administration's Bill WASHINGTON — (IP) — Congress was tense arid excited Thursday at the imminence of administration - supported legislation for controlled .inflation, but pending its actual arrival in the senate and house the members su'jrfht to achieve progress on other phases of the many-sided Roosevelt program. . The inflation plarW-to give President Roosevelt wide discretion in that policy—is expected to be offered by Senator Thomas', of Oklahoma, late Thursday as an amendment to the farm bill now in the senate. The farm bill, meanwhile, advanced through a njaze of amendments •and much argument. In view of the impending inflation plan, the senate is not certain of getting done with the farm bill Thursday as hoped. The house, after a two-day recess, took up the Doughton bill to continue the one-cent federal gasoline tax and reduce postage rates on local letters to 2 cents. Some members, enthusiastic over the prospect of inflation, said they believed neither the farm bill nor other sweeping relief measures proposed by the administration will be needed now. roughly a third of their fains'i profiUak'i'ng. ' K , Wheat's extreme'advances of 3 cejri a bushel were similarly pared about 2'cents net gain; while- by the beginning of the last hou^ha relinquished about half its maxim- advance of $2.50 a bale. > — Cotton Up JUS Net May cotton futures closed at' against 7.11 for Wednesday's a net gain of 23 points, f 1:15 a Added to Wednesday's gain of this put cotton up $3.80 a bale in' last 48 hours. Not until nearly 1:30 o'clock, .wj the market was eracting, did'the,;" ticker catch. up with the Exchange floor. Activity Martindale Also on Board Health Name Accidentally Omitted From Mayor Boyett's List Due to an oversight on the part of Mayor Ruff Boyett in announcing the various committees and officials of the new administration the name of Or. Jim Martindale was omitted from the list of Board of Health officials. Mayor Boyett said Thursday that Dr. Martindale will serve along with the other officials announced Wednesday. The Board of Health is composed of the following: Dr. J. H. Weav, er, chairman; Dr. Jim Martindale, Dr. P. B. Carrigan, Dr. A. C. Kolb, and E. P. McFaddin, attorney, secretaiy. Dr. Don,' Smith was appoint ?d city health officer. mprning and into early afternoon}':* the largest in several yean. *' All Stocks Gain United States Steel common ' which had sold at $46.50, a new ; J high, dipped to around $42, or H$ higher, A '. American Telephone & Telegrap at $92.50, retained about half of it $4.50 advance. Corn Products, after jumping to $74, fell back to $70. Ananconda Copper cut in two rise. ~ ' i American Can, selling at $74, up $4 and not far from the top, International Nickel, at $13.50, WftS', ,; $2 higher, although it had risen, $350, \\ at one time. ^ ' International Silver soared $6.5Q to, $31.75, then dipped slightly, , Wall Street Favorable NEW YORK— (#>)— Wall Street, ci»F_ del of sound money, widely welcomed, j 3 the program of controlled inflation,; 1 launched in Washington Wedns *"" Many banking leaders asserted deflation miist be checked.. J. P. Morgan, in one of his rare pubi lie statements, endorsed President .y Roosevelt^ action in suspending gQld B i^| exports. ' '•Op May Check Radical Plans ^ Some bankers" said in Washington, i-j steps evidently constituted a count* < er attack against dangerously radical inflationary movements. }t was ex, • plained that the United States in its present program could act to central its currency and its price level, 'a$ Great Britain has done in the past year and a half, and thus avoid thing bordering upon Germany's ]. war experience with fiat money. ' Seme banking authorities said the United States had been technically' off the international gold starujard since the government took control of gold movements during the banking holiday in March, and that cbandonment of the gold standard lor the time being, while pejrmittinjj dollar to find its own level in tion to other currencies, was a con? structive step. Hope for U. S. Buying While marked differences of opinion were expressed in banking auajter? as to future steps, soroe authorities , expressed hope that the federal Re- seive System again would upon an aggressive policy of United States government Although the immediate (CoatinuM

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