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"•"*. 3* Not bright. • Self. 41 Countersunk. 10 Official over- 42 To withdraw, seer ot morals 43 Kiln. and conduct 44 Slumbers. 11 Satiric. 47 Fine line of 12 Extra pay for a letter, soldiers In SO Charity. India. 61 Part of a 15 Shifts pedestal. suddenly. 54 Assam silk. 17 Refuse matter 66 Bad. •£<" P * i 51 <§§ N es 5Z B7 lent It! Find It! Sell It! -With- HOPE STAR WANT ADS r' * - The more you tell, 'The quicker you sell. n 1 insert'an, lOc per line V ' minimum 30c '^These rates for consecutive ' ' , insertions.-.' ''* 3 insertions/6c per line minimum ,SOc t .. I insertions, Sc per line t minimum 90c . 2t insertions, 4c per line minimum $3.12 CAverage 5Vi words to the line) NOTE—War.i advertisements ac- tcopted over the telephone may be .charged with the understanding; (that toe bill is payable on presen- -tation of statement, before the first ^publication. Phone 768 FOR RENT ^Six room dwelling. 305 South Elm -^Street. Bent reasonable" to desirable f?1 party. See J. R. Henry. ' •, 21-3tc •ff-*\in RENT — Two nice, clean ;-, furnished apartments. 110 North '•'f Washington street. 20-3t-c ?«"?.' LOST LOST—Pair of glasses on Hope- Blevins Highway. Finder return to H. W. Timberlakc, Washington, Route One and receive reward. 20-3t-pd. SALE OR TRADE SALE—1931 Special Chevrolet Sedan, In good condition. Priced reasonable. John G, Reese. Telephone 414-J. ' 19-6tp Garden seeds, Tomato plants, Insecticides, Rose Dust, at reasonable prices. Gold fish minnows. Monts Se«d Store. ll-23c NOTICE NOTICE: Plenty of 3.2 beer. All kinds, Leo Robin's State-Line Beer .Garden at Arkana, La. 21-3t Turn Off the Heat With Awnings Beautify Your Home, Phone) }66 Vincent Foster AJva Reynerson, expert dry cleaner who has been in this business in Hope for many years, is now in charge 01 pur Pry Cleaning department are assured of first class service the Hope Steam Laundry. Phone J 19-3p Henry's Chapel Mrs. V. C. Johnston spent Tuesday afternoon with Mrs. Albert Robertson and daughters. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Ellis visited Mr t and Mrs..Wylie Fairchild a while Saturday night. ' Mr. and Mrs. Roger Williams and, daughters spent Sunday with his parents at Bright Star. Mrs. Alebrt Robertson and daughter Alberta and Mrs;, Glen Fincher spent a while Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. A. R. Simmons and grand daughter, Miss Trudie Murriel Davison. Mrs. Frank Bailey spent Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Bailey of Hope. Clara and Denville Ellis spent Saturday night with Mr. and Mrs. Deward Silvey of Rocky Mound. Mr. and Mrs. John Bill Jordan visited Mr. and Mrs. Earl Fincher a while Friday afternoon. Nolen .and Emmett ;Lewallen, Joe Taulbee,- Earl Fincher and Carl Ellis enjoyed Friday after killing rats. They killed 102 at the barn of Mr. Ellis. Mr, and Mrs. Marvin Tomlin and daughter Gracie spent Sunday with Walter Tomlin and family of Bright Star. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Fincher visited with Mr. and Mrs. John Purtle of Rocky Mound Sunday. • Louise Robertson spent Wednesday night with Bernice Cumbie. Mrs. Harry Westerman and daughter, Mary Ann, and Dorothy Rhodes visited Mrs. Carl Ellis and daughters a while Wednesday afternoon. Mr. 'John Jordan of Hope visited his son and family Wednesday. Bernice Cumbie spent Monday afternoon with Glen Fincher. Mr .and Mrs. Carl Ellis spent a while Sunday night with Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cumbie and children. Sid Ellis and Lee Paris of Bluff Springs spent Thursday night with Mr. and Mrs. Carl Ellis and family. Mr. Jim Cumbie and son, J. T., and Nolen and Emmett Lewallen and Earl Fincher went to Ebinezer creek fishing Wednesday night. They caught 13 nice ones before the rain ran them home. William Butler of Rocky Mound was the supper,guest of Raymond Jordan Thursday night. Mrs. V. C. Johnston a'nd daughter Willie Mae spent a while Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. Glen Fincher. 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WfVRMETHT MOOM, AMP THE FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS LAWN MOWERS sharpened. R. L Fnylor. 815 West Sixth street, Hope, Arkansas. 5-26 A MAN WITH CAR WANTED to advertise our goods and distribute introductory packages to consumers. Must be satisfied with 90c an hour at start. Write for full particulars. ALBERT MILLS, Route Mgr., 2381 Mon- ! mouth, Cincinnati, C'hio. Ip THE MAM YOU SAW JUMP OVERBOARD THE NELLIE M. COUUDKl'T HAVE BEEW ED CAMP.,.. NO SIR! HE kWEW THIS CROV/D WAS AFTER HIM, AN' THAT'S VJHV HE DIDN'T WAHT AMY- ONE BUT ME TO kMOVJ HE V/AS ABOARD...!. LOCKED H.M W, HE'S THERE 1 RECJ43N HE'P LIKE A BIT OF FBEiSH A)R..... A Hurry-up Call! LO THE NEWFANGLES (Mom'n Pop) WEIL, aer IT,TOO'.{ THE VWHQ JUMPED OVERBOARD WAS OHE of= MY MEKLW-IOMM SENT BACK wm A TIME B 3MB, SET TO EXPLODE VJWEKl YOUR SHIP HAD DRIFTED A COUPLE OF MOURS....TRE NELLIE A^ WILL flo op IWBITS IM LESS THAM AH CLU SM I wvw G, M6PM-S WUAN AW 1 TH' \7 I'D PROUD O' NOORSeLF. OBOY, MAXES 23 MEPALS 1 GOT. By BLOSSE OUR. SPEED BOAT.' GOOD WIGHT// CAPTAIN- HAVE TO SET HER INTO THE BLACK WATER OF THE ? POOL,. THE THREE Finger Prints By COWAN LOOK FOR THI REDTAPE OPENER HURRY, vr's SPIL.UMG ILL FIX VT W.U OVER A\V CLEAM 1933 BY NCA SERVICE. INC.-R55, V. S. PAT, Off. , <> A Week in Hope Gfttftt tMh 34—NUMBER 152 CAP)—MMOI AMOclittd ,Ptm. , , (NBA)—Metn> Ntwiptptr Bnittprirt Aii'n. HOPE, ARKANS^S|M ONPAY > APRIL 24,1J88 ^ 427* Hope fouinitd i««»t CoMoticUttti M Hop* W, J ] Here and There I..,. .'.. -F.fMtnrinl Ftv A lav H Wnnhhnrn- Editorial By Alex, H. Washburn/Confiscation of property in Russia is "Bolshevism," and it's v* Alarming. But in America we call it "Inflation"—and take it as a matter of course. Illustrating that what you do isn't always as important as how you do it. Russia, with her peasant's inferiority complex, grabs property to "penalize" the rich, but not helping her citizens constructively. The American congress is preparing to grab 200 billions frorfi the creditor class and give it to the debtors in the form of an expanded currency. Tills is revolution—as it comes to a capitalistic state. And mo^t of us will wake Up with a shock when we realize that the objectives for which the blind Russian state is pitifully striving, and upon which we sophisticatedly look down, arc objectives that are manifest not only in our own nation, but in all nations, in all times. The earth exists for its people. And when economic pressure reaches a certain point, a free people redistribute opportunities so that the majority can live decently once more. The leaders consent because they figure to make it back again. And the led, visualizing new auto- Nashville Sweeps Both Divisions of District 10 Meet Texarkana Second and Hope Third in Senior and Junior Events 3 OTHERS FAR BACK Hope Captures 3 Senior Firsts, and 4 in Junior Division Nashville High School swept through both senior and junior .events to win the District 10 track and field meet Saturday at Texarkana. Texarkana and Hope were second third, respectively, in both senior and junior divisions. Three other schools trailed far behind. Nashville rolled up 68 1-G points in the senior meet. Tcxurkana scored 47 5-6 and Hope 37V4. Magnolia counted 5V4 and DcQuccn 5. In the junior division Nashville led •with 53 2-5 to 27 8-15 for Texarkana 'and 23 8-15 for Hope. Magnolia scored 7 5-6, Lewisvile 4M; and Fulton 2 1-5. Chesshir of Nashville led the seniors with 19 points, Young, his teammate was runner-up with ISV-i, Tal- .bert, Texarkana with third with 12V4- Payne of Nashville scored 10 points. Anderson of Texarkana scored 9 3-4 «nd "Tiger" Rowo of Hope 9. . Toilett of Nashville was junior •high-point : man with; 21 V4. Hill of Hope placed second with • 16 points. Berry of :Texnrkana -was third 1 with " ' ' ' . .. . 7 First for Hope Hope took three first places In the senior division. In tho junior, divis- KJrf Hop^c^j^ft^-if.U'isHilDtfiWf-'Bsjt**' arkana ma'de none, but! won over Hope in the junior division by annexing many third and fourth place events. . Taylor of Hope mode a great. run in the medley relay, but lost after putting up a valliant challenge to a Texarkana track star, Ed Schooley, brother of .the state record holder, throw the shot 46 feet for Hope to win first place. Jones of pe hurled the discuss 119 feet 7 hes. "Tiger" Rowe look the broad jump with a leap of 21 feet 7V<i inches. The Bobcats led Texarkana infield events, but lost second place in the meet when Texarkana triumphed in the races. Hope and Texarkana seesawed over second place in the junior division, Texarkana finally winning. Hill of Hope won the three junior dashes, his time being 6 flat on the (Continued on page three) Broadway Club Is Organized in City Cornelius Again Appeals for Cars to Join Motorcade Friday Complete success was achieved in last week's drive for memberships in .-3iie Hope club of the Broadway of Wmicrica association, it was announced Twtonday by Terrell Cornelius, Arkansas director of the road group. Mr. Cornelius continued his appeal, however, for cars from this city to join the Arkansas motorcade passing through this city next Friday, April 28, on the way to the annual Broadway convention at El Paso, Texas, May 1-2. A feature of the Broadway convention in the Texas city will be side- trips across the, border to the Mexican International Fair, in session the same dates at Juarez. Texarkana Claims IflO-Barrel Well I. E. H, Beck Test said to Be Completed in Eastern Miller Co. Texarkana.— T h e Duluth-Arkansas Oil Company's No. 1 I. E. H. Beck test well in 34-15-26, Miller county, 15 miles st of here, was brought in late Sat- day as a 100-barrel producer, ac_ rding to reports received here. "The well was completed after plugging back 18 feet of oil and found at a depth of 2,770 feet after an unsuccessful attempt had been made to find oil at a greater depth. Gtl flowing into the hole made tests of lower formations difficult. Work on the well was begun last fall, but there have been several periods of delay. Coring in the Tokio or upper Woodbine sand also was reported late Saturday in the Roy McCowan No. 1 test. The drill has gone to a depth of about, 2,800 feet. mobiles and the host of comforts that a civilized state affords, arc willing to take it on that basis. XXX , Frenchmen arriving in Washington for Roosevelt's trade conference profess anger because the British got there first and went into conference with the president before their European allies had landed. The French say England has "deserted" Europe. Americans, recalling how England and France presented a solid front to Mr. Hitler's new German state, will wonder whether this is a real quarrel, or just a bit of stage business to put Mr. Roosevelt off guard. The chances are it is real. The English play the game of world politics alone. They have an empire as great as America's to look after— and far harder to manage. It is vitally important to them to see world trade restored again. They move alone —otherwise they wouldn't have paid their debt installment last December. France sought to persuade the British to default, but failed—just as she has failed in presenting a united European front at Washington today. Roosevelt is talking to them one at a time, Jurt a» hejjaid he would. I have just found out why the world often refers humorously to newspapers as • great liars and exaggerators. The world is a great fisherman.. All fisherman are great liars—and they expect to receive as much as they give', wliich makes them dubious •when reading a piece in the paper. But I'll give them something to think about. I'll give them a story told by a fisherman, and print it in this paper. It was told me by Robert Wilson, who had it from a notorious fisherman from Shreveport. In the fishing lakes about Shreveport it seems the boys have discovered that the bait the baas like best is goldfish. But goldfish are expensive. S»o-o-o-o they take a bottle of mercurochrome and paint their 'shiners. XXX Should you see a Hope fisherman headed for the lake with a bottle, pay him no attention—he's just going to paint the lake red. JohnHiggins,82, Dies Here Sunday Succumbs to Long Illness —Funeral Held at Spring Hill John Higgins, 82, died Sunday morning at the home of his grandson, V. L. Holly, South Main street, after a long illness, and was buried Sunday afternoon, the funeral service being held at Spring Hill, the Rev. Mr. Williams of that community officiating. Mr. Higgins is survived by two daughters, Mrs. S. B. Burnett, Magnolia;'Mrs. G. B. Foster, Spring Hill, and a number of grandchildren. Pallbearers were: Lee Diehl, George Green, H. T. Urrcy, Charles Taylor, D. B. Ramage and I. H. RusselL FLAPPER FANNY SAYS: BtO.U.B.PAT.Off. Every year is leap-year for juy- wulkers. Reed Is Acquitted on 2 Counts, Fined Third,jor Wreck >50 Assessed Against Driver in Killing of Alpha Nix WRECK STORY TOLD Dity Scores on Reckless Driving, But Other Charges Dropped Porter Reed, young Hope mechanic, Monday was exonerated in municipal court on wo charges, found guilty on i third, and a fourth was waived, at a pyobe of the fatal automobile accident in which Alpha Nix, 38 was killed on a downtown street a week ago. After three prosecuting witnesses had testified Judge W. K. Lemley handed down n decision of not guilty of driving while intoxicated, and failing to stop after an accident. However, Reed was fined $50 and cost for reckless driving. Counsel for Reed filed an appeal to circuit court. The fourth charge, involuntary manslaughter, was waived. John Turner, night officer and an eye witness to the accident, was the first to testify. He told of walking up Main street toward the depot and seeing the automobile as 'it sped east on Division street to the New Capital hotel. Turner said the car was traveling at an estimated speed of 30 to 4C miles an hour, striking two stop buttons as it passed over Main street. Reed Is Arrested Turner said when he saw the car it was parked near Oliver's Lunch Room, a block froiji 'the scene of the mishap, but told of Reed appearing at the scene about 3ft minutes later. c ^%aiP\iM"TuHier said he'did-not know Reed was'the driver, but testified he believed Reed had been drinking. ' About two hours later Turner said he went to Reed's home and arrested him for questioning. At Reed's home Turner said Reed denied being in the car, but inquired about Nix's injuries. Turner said he appeared to be intoxicated. Jack Bush, night clerk at the Capi tal hotel, was the second witness for the prosecution. Bush said he did not see the accident and failed to sec Reed that night. Bush told of hearing the car strike two stop buttons and finding Nix lying on the pavement. Dewey Hcndrix was the third to testify. He told of appearing shortly after the accident occurred. Hendrix said Reed did not appear to be drunk. No Proof Submitted Luke Monroe, counsel for Reed, told the court that no proof had been presented that his client was the driver of the car, and there was no evidence that Reed was driving while intoxicated, "Before the defendant can be convicted of these two charges the prosecution must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Reed is guilty, and no proof has been presented that he is guilty" Monroe said. Judge Lemley reminded the court room that Reed pleaded guilty last Monday to reckless driving. The other charges were continued at that time. Judge Lemley said no proof had been presented that Reed was intoxicated while driving and no evidence was shown that he refused to stop after injuring Sam Kennedy, night officer, who sustained a broken left leg. Rccd did not take the witness stand. When asked by Judge Lemley if he had ever been in court before on any charge, Reed replied in the negative. Counsel for Reed asked for an appeal when Judge Lemley fined him $50 and coats on the reckless driving charge. Other Cases Other cases heard Monday were against W. D. Sipes, Henry Nelson and Albert Johnson, all charged with drunkncss. Each entered a plea of guilty and were fined $10 and costs in each case. A state case against Glen Dismuke, charged with unlawful overdraft, was dismissed on motion of Deputy Prosecuting Attorney John Vesey, when Dismuke agreed to pay the cost. Forney (Pete) Elder waived preliminary examination on two charges of selling intoxicating liquor and was bound over'to the grand jury on $300 bond in each case. Elwood Hatch, charged with assault with intent to kill, waived examination and was bound over to the grand jury under $300 bond. Hatch is charged with shooting at Glen Burns. Mose Powell, Oscar Ptowell and Erwin Burns were recognized as witnesses and ordered to appear before the next grand jury. A state case against Glen Burns on two separate charges of assault and battery and one for carrying a pistol, was continued uiivu next Monday. Other cases continued until Monday are against Erwin Burns, charged with assault and battery; . Elwood Hatch, carrying a pistol; Oral Ward, assault and battery; and Orville Stanley, .charged with carrying a pistol. Today's Statgraph UNFILLED TONNAGE '!nw%f.» JULY OCT. JAH.'3S '&. 2500 2400 2,300 2.200 2,100 2,000 1900 teoo State Must Pay J Cost-Plus Claims Arkansas Supreme Court Rules for Fair-Value Settlement LITTLE ROCK.—(^-Highway contractors were declared by the Arkansas Supreme Court Monday to be entitled .to payment by the state on a fair-value-basis for work performed under contracts awarded by the former State Highway Commission on a non-competitive basis. ' The supreme court .upheld a PUlaskl chancery judgment in favor of W. W. Keaton for $6,700 against the state. The supreme court further held that the judgment is enforceable under the terms of the highway bond refunding act of 1933, providing for the. issuing of new bonds in exchange for all vaMd claims against the department. The decision Monday determines the procedure to be followed in settling claims aggregating several hundred thousand .dollars. '" ''. . Saved From Death Arizona Trunk Murderess Held Insane by Jury of 12 Men FLORENCE, Ari.-yp)—Winnie Ruth Judd's sentence to death on the gallows for the murder of Agnes Anne LcRoi was suspended automatically Saturday night by the verdict of a Superior Court jury of 12 men finding her insane. • ' She had been scheduled to be hanged for the slaying of Agnes LeRoi next Friday, April 28. Under,, the verdict, she will be committed to any asylum for the mentally incompetent. Mrs. LcRoi and Hedvig Samuelson were slain the night of^ October 16, 1931, in Phoenix, and their bodies, Miss Samuclson's dismembered, shipped to Los Angeles in trunks. Mrs. Judd v/as arrested there a week later and returned to Phoenix to be tried, convicted and sentenced to death for murder of Mrs. LeRoi. She was not tried for slaying of Miss Samuelson. Her appeal to the Supreme Court was denied, and a month ago the Ari. zona Board of Pardons and Paroles denied her appeal for commutation of sentence. Only the fact that Arizona law forbids execution of the death penalty on a person who has become insane while awaiting death, gave her another opportunity for life through the courts of Arizona. Hot Springs Given New C-G. Camp Becomes One of Conservation Points in National Park Forests WASHINGTON.-^)—Sites for 50 Conservation Work Corps camps, approved by President Roosevelt, were announced Sunday by Robert Fechner, director of the conservation-employment program. Ten thousand of the 250,000 unemployed men to be recruited under the president's forestation program, he said, pill have an opportunity to spend the summer among the scenic national parks and monuments. They will be scattered through 14 states—Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Maine, Montana, Tennessee, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wyoming. The locations of some of the national park camps include: Arkansas—Hot 'Springs. Cities Service Sale of Stock Under Fire WASHINGTON.- (/P) -An investigation of the buying, selling and marketing of securities of the Cities Service company and its subsidiaries will open here Tuesday in a hearing by the federal trade commission. Great Britain and U. S. A* Agreed on New Coinage Plan MacDonald and Roosevelt Reach Decision for. Arms Reduction FRANCE~Ts MIFFED Herriot Arrives and Finds MacDonald Too Close to President WASHINGTON — (/P) —Optimism pervaded the Anglo- American trade and arms conversations anew Monday as the French entry into negotiations approached. ., For the fourth time President Roosevelt and Prime Minister MacDonald of Great Britain talked things over, 'calling their' chief advisors to their side during the afternoon. ' / An understanding between Great Britain and the' United States on a revised gold standard monetary basis appeared in sight, together with a very definite proposal for an armament reduction. ,, ^Arranging-to- see the French emissary Herriot late Monday President Roosevelt appeared to: be devoting his principal attention during the morning's work to armaments. /Prime Minister Bennett of Canada will his formal call at the White House at 5:15 Monday 'afternoon. U. S., England Agree WASHINGTON.—England and the United States have reached a'tenta- tive agreement, it appeared Sunday riight, on two major phases of the world economy program—disarmament and stabilization of money. While this indication of substantial progress was reported, Edouard t Her- hrlot,- ifeteVah ofr ^br^pitiUtlc^lJaeaij .imposing; delegation' of French'~ eco- s nomists into town,""and accompanying them was a cry that the war debts must be revised, or cancelled before the other great'problems of the world depression can be tackled. It appeared that M. Herriot, for all his haste in getting to America before Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald left, may have been out-foxed this time, for with' the British and the American governments well on the way to at least a partial accord, it may be difficult for France to stand in direct opposition. There was some suggestion that the wily Herriot was a bit miffed because when he arrived in Washington Sunday non, having raced at the fastest possible speed all the way from Paris, he 'found that President Roosevelt and Prime Minister MacDonald had taken themselves off on a boat cruise down the Potomac. M. Herriot in his own public interview did not show any irritation, but some of his colleagues were resentful not only of the fact that Roosevelt and MacDonald had gone off together today, but that M. Herriot will not even see the presidentl until Monday afternoon, then only for a formal tea and to pay his respects and that he will not hold a real conference with Mr. Roosevelt until after dinner Monday. Arms Discussed During their pleasant sojourn on the American yacht Sequoia, the president and Mr. MacDonald went thoroughly into the disarmament question and although details of their common understanding were not revealed, it was announced officially in a joint com- munique that prospects for the success of both the disarmament conference and the world economic conference were "considerably advanced." While their two chiefs were thus engaged on the Sequoia, British and American experts in a series of conferences at the State Department came to an agreement of principle on the monetary issue. 'Sunday night, working swiftly—and it seemed these Sabbath labors obviously were aimed at reaching an accord which could be announced publicly before M. Herriot had even a word with the president—the experts met.at the White House with Roosevelt and MacDonald and reported their findings. The announcement of any agreement naturally was to be left with the two heads of government, but it was reported that the experts were in accord on the principle that England and the United States should support a return to the gold standard on a revised basis with the relative value of the pound and the dollar definitely fixed, but with a lesser content of gold behind the currency of each. The experts, it was said, agreed that there should be no damaging competition in seeking to raise or lower the relative values of the pound and the dollar. Both groups, it was said, realized that the old gold content of their'currencies was too high, and that its lowering would have a beneficial effect on international commerce. Ihe question of fixing the value of the pound and the dollar was not determined, according to the reports. (Continued on page three) He's "Mad" Edouard Herriot French Angry at British Desertion Harriot's Attaches Think England Has Gone Over to U. S. Side WASHINGTON — Although the American and British negotiators Sunday were reported to have, agreed in principle on world stabilization with fixing of new values 'for' the 'dollar and pound: sterling, this does not necessarily mean a return to the gold standard by either.country. ' Several proposals for .a combina- tion'gold, arid'silver currency are under consideration and in this connection ..the. presence in .Washington of J; ; N; Darling,: a 'director ot the Midland bank, one of Britain's "big'five" is significant.' Darling, who has a habit of'turn- ing up wherever currency is discussed, is an advocate of a new bimetallic standard in the^ shape of an alloy of gold and silver in definite proportions which shall be accepted by interna. tional agreement as the basis of all currencies. M. Herriot of France, who on his arrival Sunday professed to be overflowing with hope and good will, cancelled his engagement to dine at the French embassy Sunday night and dined quietly at the Mayflower hotel with' some of his entourage. While the chief of the French delegation preserves the most correct attitude, some of those with him are more outspoken and declare that in view of what has happened since they left France they might as well turn around and go home. They feel that the dice have been loaded against France and they are in .anything but an accommodating mood. They are particularly bitter against the British, who they thing have abandoned the unied European front and lined up with the world's great creditor against the world's debtors. The French are specially insistent on the importance of war debts, which the British are now disposed to treat as of minor importance. All these matters are likely to be raised when M. Herriot meets the president Monday. Ex-Banker Slays Self Facing Trial W. E. Stansbury Commits Suicide Day of Trial at Memphis MEMPHIS, Tenn.-(tf>)-AV. E. Stansbury, former bank president, was found dead of a pistol shot Monday, just a few hours before he was scheduled to go on trial for the first of a series of fraud charges. Attorney General McLain said Charles Bryan, of defense counsel, telephoned that Stansbury had shot himself, and a sister of the financier said a short time later he,r brother had died. 3,000 Chinese Are Killed in Battle Japanese Report Slaughter in Four-Day Battle Near Peiping TOKYO, Japan.—(£>)—Japanese reports Monday estimated that nearly 3,000 Chinese have been killed in four days of a major battle south of Kup- eikow on the Great Wall, The Japanese lines .were reported pushed forward Monday to within iO miles of Feiping (Peking). Japanese official advices, which previously said thjjfe would be no further advance south of the Great Wall, indicated that their position had recently been attacked by the Chinese. Bulletins BELONZI, state troops of poised Monday to prevent a recurrence of dynamiting attempts sim* War to those which aroused this delta country-side Saturday morning and Sunday. , KENNETT, Mo.— (JP) — National guardsmen continued their patrol along the St. FraneU river Monday although the flooded stream was falling, after having Inundated thousands of'acres. WASHINGTON.-(;P)—The Johnson blU to regulate the sale of foreign securities In the United States through a foreign securities beard with far-reaching authority, was approved Monday by the senate Jdlclary committee. i *, * Propose 200 Billions Creditor to Stocks and Cotton Again Show Gain Cotton Up to 71/2 Cents— 5 Million Stock Shares Sold Monday NEW YORK.—(ff)—Heavy trading swept over the nation's financial markets Monday and prices generally pointed higher, although, stocks met late profit-taking afaer a rise of to $3 a share. With grains, cotton, rubber, sugar, hides, silver and cocoa advancing as the dollar resumed': its decline' against foreign monies, stocks maintained a furious pace, and the turnover approximated 5 million, shares. The market went through frequent reactionary periods, but fresh buying was provided in large volume and even in late trading the trend was irregularly higher. The oil, rail, amusement and utility shares had their turns as operators for the advance 'sought to bring •forward fresh faA&crs.* &j&fy!Sy*ffo'#te'<!&py'* — ^^* r ^ The rise, however, was far from perpendicular, and toward the close a few favorites showed moderate net losses. ' American Telephone, up more than three points, slid back more than one point from the top. Oils were very active' for a time, but gains of around a point in Socqny-Vacuum and Standard of New Jersey were reduced to fractions. General Motors and Chrysler gained about a point; Electric Autolite, Allied Chemical, Union Carbide, Continental Can, and United . Aircraft, were up about 2 points; U. S. Steel common finish about one point up, after an extreme gain of two points. Cotton closed 5 to 40 cents a bale higher here. Wheat, after alfnost cancelling a rise of more than a cent, took a vigorous spurt just at the. close and finished with net gains of one to two cents a bushel. Closes at 7% A fresh advance Monday carried cotton to new high ground for the (Continued on page three) Offer Sales Tax as Well as Beer 2 Arkansas Solons Would Broaden Call for Special Session LITTLE ROCK— (/P)— If a special session of the legislature should be called for beer or other revenue legislation and the call made broad enough, two members have announced they will sponsor a sales tax meas. ure in each house. Senator Roy Milum of Harrison, after a conference with Governor Futrell, said he had urged the governor to call the legislature into extraordinary session to enact a sales tax law, and Rep. Eugene Hampton of Lee county said he was preparing the draft of a sales tax bill he would introduce in the event of'a special session. Rep. E. B. Cone of Chicot county has gone on record in favor of a special for both beer and sales tax legislation. The regular session this year did not consider a sales tax bill. Governor Futrell had turned thumbs down on any new tax or increase in any existing tax. Senator Milum that his conference with the governor embraced the whole tax question and the probable large deficiency in property tax collections. The governor, he said, ex. pressed to him virtually the same views he made public two weeks ogo on the question of changing the present laws to enforce the collection of property taxes- Mr. Hampton said he was drafting a sales tax bill patterened after the Mississippi and Illinois laws. He said it would impose levies on all commodities, including food and clothing. Both Mr. Cc^ne and Mr. Hampton said the sales tax, f enacted, should be said the sales tax, if enacted, should be both advocated the legalization of beer to further bolster revenues. Tho. e Who Have Didn't Earn It," 1 clares Thomas G. 0. P. Battling Issue Plan WASHINGTOK,;^ Starting- an acrid dc senate came to grips, withttieiiif :.__!, the house neared ajfiL., on the president's gi« Tennessee * Valley pr( expected late Monday, noon. •' [ - -yo The senate expected to get a ; hi ity approval of the inflation! which was introduced by Th< Oklahoma, as an amendment it farm bill; by Wednesday. " .-:> Thomas, in opening the debi* the inflation proposal wag important proposition ev« K! i before'the parliament of?«r in the world/' and declared li the possible transfer of 200*1 lars of values from dtieic did not earn' if to the debtor class.' 1 Robinson Astute* i NEW YORK.-(yip)—Thejnatt assured by Senator RoUnson: '^_ ansas. in an addrea Mond^ * the annual meeting (of the J Press, that the adnfuiisi tion 'program would!,'be dently and as -aVi" race to'depreciate" "We must not enter into? floor leader,. Who dent Roosevelt as t uvu» nwpcYdlt «» uiv !*rim£ljiwu •! e> before newspaper publishers, all parts' of the country. - t rf Senator Robinson 1 described pending inflation legislation in Republicans Oppose '' WASraNGTON-(;p)-Confident\,«,v the senate by midweek will do^Ual part in strengthening President Ron ''** velt's hand toward working out\ international fonetary agreement w; foreign statesmen, senate Democi decided Sunday to let the regular;] publican opponents of the prog" carry the burden of debate ,wl opens formally Monday on the ''' tion measure. "Senator Thomas, Democrat, _. homa, who' introduced the inflai plain, said he would simply put "facts and figures," into the sional Record. < '»s -Why debate it at length when ^we have 60 votes now to put it he asked, ' ' The Republican Leader, --„ Senator Reed, Republican, Fennsyl^t vania, leader of the anti-inflationists;^ reiterated that he would not filibusV; ter against the administration's credjiWj currency expansion proposal, but:— ljj he would try to point out to the «...,,,.. try that inflation on a scale as provides ed in the pending plan is merely' a, 3 vehicle for a nation to go on a ''jamV >™ boree" arid come back with a "head*-J^l ache." . "^ Senator Plttman, Democrat, Nevada, who helped frame the legislation withi Thomas, Senator Byrnes, Democrat, South Carolina, and Raymond IT ' '*"' assistant secretary of state and economic adviser to the president, prprS bably will carry most of the Demo- ,". catic talking for the plan. "We must remember," Pittman said in a speech Saturday night, "in speak- itig of reflation, or controlled infla^ tion, that there has been a tremend-, ous deflation in circulating medium, credits ano) values since 1929. ^ ''As far as currencies are concerned, there is as large a quantity of cur* rencies in the United States as there was prior to 1930, but such currencies are not circulating in trade and conv merce, They are not in the possession, of the people. They are locked up in he banks of the country in. the form of capital and deposits." To Oppose Greenbacks The Republican opposition will cofi- centrate against the second and third sections of the proposal, which authorizes the president to issue $3,000,T KW.OOO of Treasury notes or green* lacks and to lower the gold content of the dollar either on his own motion v t] or by international agreement. They claim the greenback authorization and the first section allowing (3,000,000,000 of bond-secured currency through open market operations of tbi >, Federal Reserve bank would mew J6.- -'.i 100,000,000. of new currency, half secured by paper and the other half 'just paper." "It is inflation on a grand scale,' the opponents contended- "I* it doe$ not produce the expected results the government, having conceded &s principle, will be forced to increase Jie dose." The fourth section would (Continued oa pa£«

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