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v?w. ** * t U*t r itsr of Ltevil* hpettt th* ttatl VfeteS tftfiftih*. Find it! Sell It! -vrwn- IPE STAR f ANT ADS Oil stelL IDc per liM itntt 30c i rates for conaccutlv* W! ,.,.';' Insertions. f-l^lnsertions, «c per liM ''"! minimum 50c '-.'I insertions, Sc per liae . ^'C minirnuiri 90c i;jH insertions, 4c per lint ; minimum $342 i words to the line) advertisements ac- f over the telephone may be _„#: with the understanding tjtne bill is payable on presen- 1 of statement, before the first Phone 768 KfVfi, WANTED sandwiches—something new ous. In 2 sizes, lOc and 15c. Camp. 6-3c v. FOR SALE >, six rooms, hall and bath. a and'bath upstairs. Corner < Hervey. Miss Eva' Owens. Or. will trade for cat- 408. D. B. Russell. Husi 8-3p i all night. Go to Bates Tourist L;for sandwiches and drinks. Ful- liway. ' • 6-3c ! recipe came from a chef on an liner—Chic-ette sandwiches, ething new. Bates Tourist Camp. 6-3c. !>; CerUfied Forto Rico and '•sweet potatop lants now for 75«r, 1000 for ?1^5 and 6< post paid. W. H.. Rhodes, Ark. 3-6p tra fine super acid phosphate in vbags at $15.65 per ton. See me g buy ing.. Bennie Shipp FlTSxIOO feet. With North and h approach. West Third street. For ^'Station. Phone 742-w. 2-26tc .,/O-Too-Tan, Velvet Sagrain and Cane seed and t4". Ornamental gold fish and sup|Monts Seed Store. 1-26 NOTICE Mis. fill* ttocteSt iSp*ht Sunday night with Mr*. Oft* MeMUfen. s Mrs; Heflte ttatth and son Leo, were visitors to tto$* Saturday. Mrs. Joe DaughOrty and little daughter, Haiel, and Ml* ;Mack McMUlen were Friday visitor* at the George tecMUten home. tirandmother Mitchell spent this Week with her grandson, Mr, and Mrs. Merrial Muekabee. Miss ftena Olascow and brother, Austin, spent a whil* Tuesday after* noon with Mrs. Kay McWilllams, •William Todd spent Thursday night With relatives near Fulton. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Vines and cim- dren spent Friday night with mr. and Mrs. Melton Rogers. Mrs. Bessie Vines and baby, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Britt, Mr. and Mrs. Ray MeWilliams, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Vines, Merrial Huckabec, Orval Mitchell and J. M. MeWilliams called on Mrs. Ella Hodnett and Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Mitchell Monday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Elton Cassidy spent Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Mitchell. Mr. and Mrs. Thurman Landes and Miss Wlla and Alma Dean Arnold spent Sunday with Iliad Vines and lamily. . Mr. ahd Mrs. Merrial Huckabee spent Sunday with Mrs. Ella Hodnett tm»m • —:— Colman on Local Screen Wednesday "Cynara" Includes New Leading tady, Phyllis Barry Ronald Colman denies that he is a womamhater. He likes women and women: like him. Somewhere in the mysterious labyrinths of rumor and gossip and publicity there was germinated the report that the star of the picturized "Cynara" at the Saenger Wednesday and Thursday is shy. The failure-of his own marriage has not made lilm cynical toward all marriage. He believes most decidedly that marriage is an ideal state. But because he is an Englishman, because he is a gentleman and because he is discreet rumor runs rampant thaj Mr. Colman shies of women. On the screen, he continues to be a romantic lover, robust adventurer and polished cosmopolite. Off the screen, he remains a popular backelor, charming, sincere and circumspect. Of the poems published, "Cynara" is one the-best known.'Its poignant refrain, reflecting-a;man's inability to be spiritually untrue to the great love of his life, exactly fits the: situation of "Cynara," which,gives new angles on the question of what faithful love really is. : ..-.•', ,' : .••.'„. Phyllis Barry is the "Cynara" of the Colman picture.' She is a newcomer to the screen. Kay Francis has. the role of the'wife'. Others in the cast are Henry Stephensori, (Paul Porcasi and Vivi Tattersall. .Robison Grocery Company ,670 for price, quality and serv- Bj and Washington Sts. 8-6c ^Hemstitching, pcoting and buttons ——--id. Prices reasonable. The Gift 115 Front St Phone ^252. 9-6c housecleaning f calls for „. Vacuum Cleaners. fwnc' 259 for demonstration. Harry rXShiver, Plumbing—Ewctrical Ap.•.. 8-3c Bates Tourist Court for sandwiches cold drinks. Try the new Chic- Open all night. 6-3c MOWERS sharpened by R, L. Taylor. 815 West Sixth Hope, Arkansas! 5-26 HOW THEY STAND SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Clubs Memphis Birmingham New Orleans : Atlanta Nashville 'Chattanooga Little Hock Knoxville W L 20 6 17 9 .654 17 11 .607 13 13 .500 12 14 .402 11 14 .440 6 17 .216, 6 18 .250 ; ? Bargain Fares Over The Week End ;,- MAY 12-14 ST. LOUIS { $9.25 Poplar Bluff ..... $5.90 :•" Round Trip Faws t 'Tickets on sale for trains leaving Friday and Saturday May 12 and 13. Returning leave St. Louis not later than 8:55 a. m. or Poplar Bluff not later than 1:40 p. m. May 15, Chair cars and coaches only. Half fare for children. BASEBALL! Browns vs.. Yankees Tickets—Information P, E. CHRISTOPHER, Ticket Agent Missouri Pacific R. R. Co. "A Service Institution" Monday's Results Little Rock-New Orleans, off day. Memphis 7, Birmingham 4. . Chattanooga 6, Atlanta 5. Nashville 8, Knoxville 5. NATIONAL LEAGUE Clubs Pittsburgh New York St. Louis Chicago Cincinnati Bropklyn - S 10 .444 Boston 9 13 .409 Philadelphia - 6 13 .316 W ; 14 _. ...12 „•; 11 10 .524' 10 11 .476 Monday's Results St. Louis 4, New York 3. Pittsburgh 3, Boston 0. Other games postponed. >i /•xPS >f * $ ?'* ^ OUR ^lliiS 16 HOUSE ByAHERN OUT OUftWAY ditttfebk tk^BUmfeUfeittt« .^^^^^i^g^^^gii^gm^gj^^ j^^ UHwttuMwHMWHlfHHBHBMlMMr'fl By WILLIAMS ' mj'alil' -—'->.-"~^yi'-' AMERICAN LEAGUE i Clubs ' W New York 11 Cleveland 13 Washington 13 Chicago 12 Detroit 10 11 .476 Philadelphia - •-• 1 U -389 St. Louis 7 ]5 .318 Boston G 13 .316 Monday's Results Washington 10, St. Louis 3 (12 innings). New York 7, Chicago 3. , Other games postponed. Members of the senior class have Women should always precede their escrots down a receiving line. An archaeological expedition in northern Iraq recently unearthed ivory combs and stone cosmetic jars of 3700 B. C. tAX&STHfc ABILITY MIND is MASTER tAKE HIM A HUNK 0* Wtfct 1 T*IR OF -PUfcRSAI^ HtV NX, ANYTHING* FROM ABUSTEt) tAUCEJ TO A NdW,Wltr\ ME A AN" LUMBfcR VARD, fct> *Nt> BUILT «=» fOR TUfc NIAMAfU tOWEt* "PLANTS -f- TVV-1H'- I'M BUTT THI&tfcOUBLE WHITTLING ST OUT OF GAS- AMD "TVAE. MAM. «a HM BY MM aravict. me. nto. u,«. By MARTIN BOOTS AND HER BUDDIES Ferdy Has a Hunch ! VONNN, «\ ? V 0V SN9 \& A9T To Sam Falls Hard ! SALESMAN SAM TfeW BUCKS coexx, \'LU WMPuT THE.M ftLL. SM, SUR.E.TH1MG- So"Vft CALLED UP TH POOL AMD THe*/ ToLD Vft "W HORSE TO UMM, I_OST,HUH7 / HAS LOST 1 . \ ScOEAfc j^ I III » t ••*. »^r-> r* . ."<•* *. .—-*. . . . TRUCK, Cr DUl PITCH FO£K. By CRANE Wash Misses the Fun ! WASH TUBBS UT »JASM, POOR KVP, \S HOT ONE- THE CWOSEN FB*J. O ND, THO T\\E CfcEViS TOIL FOR OfVIS ON END, UNTIL EV.H(XUSTeP/ VUJ^SH \rj STILL ENVIIOUS. TO flllA \*»LL COME TW& P\VJ3V WOR.K., AMP NEV6R. TW& THRIU.S AMP SPORT OF \S WJCH tttlVTEMtWT MJWtN TwS, OFFICERS SEUtC.-V tH6\R BOKT CREWs ^P SE61N' PRACTICE. By BLOSSER FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS Freckles Makes a Suggestion ! IT) BE GLkD TO MAKE. fT IN THREE. DAYS, IF WE COULD..IF VOU e CAN FI6URE OUT A WAV TO MAKE IT IN THAT TIME,I'D LIKE TO HEAR ABOUT IT/ I WELL—I . KNOW HOW I'M 6OIN6 TO SEE ) i IF UNCLE HMIRY / CAN'T 5PEED ) THINGS UP, SO T -I CAN GET HOME V SOONER THAN J MIME DAV5? J \ VE5, FRECKLES I OH, SURE! I MI55 HIM- ) VOU COME IN— GUE5£> \ BUT I WA5> WONDERINGy DON'T .YOU'RE A LITTLE BIT ) IF WE CDULDNT GET < WANT LONE50ME 5INCE THE \ HOME, 5AY IN THREE J, MUCH, MENDOZA BOY LEFTj / DAYS), INSTEAD OF NINE? BY NEA SERVICE. INC . By COWAN Just a Skirmish! THE NEWFANGLES (Mom'n Pop) VOU PO?MAYBE \NE BROUGHT •JUHIOR. UP OM UE CERTAINS VJ6 HAVE THE VERY HE HAS W=> NAP RIGHT / PETER AFTER I FEED HIMJ TU6H HE THEN y NAPS nOW*" r(i£V (YR>,TMEYME / <f^v^.-xJ BEE " WPAMaUNO, THW'S \NHV HE'S IS PAR tQOM ys-^CHiLP SPECIMJST \T PUWY, ](\ SHOULX) BE VU A POSlTlOM NERVOUS.' NAY DOCTOR H/VD OUKiVOB NA.P AT -J 10=60 TO -TUEH — FEEDING, A*iD MJ. ^E5 £.Q*i PICTURE cr- V..I r yte A Week In Hope fiy Carrier £«rh Satan)*? /PLUME 34-^NUMBER 166 ' '-'WWm, i' " r * / a & \ "* V ^ i ' * v ' ' * * *^ tj^^V^^^^^^K ^Cotton, Stocks and Mills Leap Forward Cotton Up $1.35 Bale for New High of 8.64— Mills Sold Out NEW YORK—(/P)—Buoyed by news of further business gains, the leading financial markets resumed their advance Delinquent List Is Test for County Act 1933 Wednesday, stocks rallying from $1 to $6 a share, and commodities were higher. From the New York textile markets came reports of brisk business and stronger prices. .• The demand embraced a wide range of cotton cloths, including percales, sheeting nnd gray goods. Some mills „ _ . +i\t\n were said to bc sold ° ut * or ncarby VQ|Q|*V API* lU-\-{ deliveries and refused to accept ord- Odldl J llvl It/Jtl crs even at the better quotations. * Stock market traders took particular interest in the low-priced industrial issues, though all divisions were strong. Stocks Close on High Prices jumped at the opening, reacted slightly around ncen, and then improved smartly during the last half hour, when volume increased and iinnl prices were generally the day's highest. bales approximated 4 million shares. New York cotton finished |1.20 to $1.45 a bale higher. The stock ticker iRfl not print the final quotation until 10 minutes after closing time, 3 o'clock E. S. T. (2 o'clock Hope). ttOPE, ARKA^SAgj WEDNESDAY MAY 10, (AC)—M«.nt (NBA)—Mm Legislature's Violation of Local Act Prohibition It Cited ' ' ' * - ? LAST POINT OF BILL Anticipated That Salary Features Are Certain to Be Thrown Out A LITTLE ROCK—(/P)—The •Riestion of whether the legislature had the right to legislate on a matter held previous• ly to be "purely a local matter" has been raised in the appeal of a test case to determine whether the provision of the county salary act of 1933 abolishing publication of the delinquent tax list is valid. This case, now under submission in the'supreme court for a possible decision next Monday, was appealed by W. F. Matthews, a Union county taxpayer, who sought unsuccessfully! in the lower court to enjoin County Clerk Clyde E: Byrd from preparing. tho delinquent tux list for publication. In the original trial, the chancellor held the provision to be unconstitutional. The provision in question was tacked on to the county salary act as an . amendment during the recent legislative session. Mr. Matthews' counsel'contends the general s 'purp r osij o"f ' the *ontlre*act, since the act was to reduce the expenses of county government and of the taxpayers: I'No Local Legislation" But Mr. Byrd's counsel in briefs argued the legislature had no right to legislate, on county salary matters, since the supremo court in deciding the validity of the Union county initiated salary act of last November, isald the fixing of fees and salaries of jjpuvity officers "is purely .n local mat- ler, and is not of interest to persons except the taxpayers in the particular county w.hcrc tho law is enacted. The fixing of salaries and compensations to be paid county officers is of peculiar interest to the taxpayers of the county, and it was legislation of this kind the people intended to provide frtt (in the initiative and referendum amendment). No local mutter could bc more important to them." Mr,. Matthews' counsel contends the section of the act abolishing publication of the delinquent tax list should stand, even though the remainder of tho act—fixing the salaries of county officers—should bc held invalid as local legislation. "Dog Gone—Tall Left" "We .submit," said tho brief for Mr. Byrd, tHat when Section 2 (fixing salaries) fails the only effective part of the act consistent w!t?l the title and purpose of the original bill is gone. Should the appellants' (Mr. Matthews) position be sustaiend it would bc an instance of the tail performing the ""ta of the watch dog after tho dog been removed. We would then have an act radically changing the method «f giving notice to the world and to individual owners of real estate wjief\ taxes on land were delinquent and thp land to be offered for sale for such taxes. And this change would have been made unedr the legislative notice of "A Bill for an Act To Be Eentitled, An Act to Fix the Compensation of County Officers." Union and Phillips counties last fall passe dinitiated acts lowering sal- fall passed initiated acts lowering sal- during the legislative session, their rcpresentalives obtained an agreement from tho house that, not more than 65 votes would be cast for the statewide salary act. This was done to prevent the repeal of their locally initiated acts under the theory that a two-thirds vote of the legislature may repeal an initiated act. to President Cotton Closes 8.64 Cotton established a new "high" for the year Wednesday when July contracts rose $1.35 a ualc, closing at 8.64-5, according to advices to Henry Watkins & Son, Hope, The close was up 27 points from the previous close of 8.37. Wednesday's close of 8.64 compared with the "best previous lop of 8.59, reported last Saturday. Farmer and Wife Held as Poisoners 5 Deaths in Neighborhood Family Traced to Alleged Plot NEWPORT, ,Ark. — (JP) — Ransom "•V£ fr ~ Ai '^~*' :s - r " w ;1 7 *vs& "•>'*•><'-•' V' rr; :, 50, were arrested Wednesday held without, bond on first .degree murder indictments;. charging them with the alleged poison deaths ofrMr. and Mrs. Walter Ballew and their three children last December. No motive for the alleged poisoning of the Ballew family was advanced by officers. Balli'W sub-rented a farm from Crawford. Five deaths in the Ballew i f amily were first attributed to influenza. Suspicions of officers, however, were aroused and a chemical analysis of the vital organs was said by officers to have revealed poison, which they said also was found in some food in the house. Senate Agrees to Cut Guarantee of Costs; Fight Ends Upper Chamber Comes to Terms With House, Completing Action OPPOSE RAIL BILL Labor Tells Its Side of Story to Committee of Senate WASHINGTON—(/P)—The Morris-Simpson cost-produc- iion-guarfyntee amendment, to ivhich the! administration objected, was stricken from the farm bill by the senate Wednesday, and the bill was sent to President Roosevelt for signature.; The form hill includes a section which gives the president power to expand the currency, and is better known as the "inflation bill." The cost-production-guarantee provision, which was opposed by Secretary, Wallace of the Department of Agriculture, came out as the senate yielded'' to house insistence that it be removed, the- house having stricken it out the day before. „, This, together with an earlier vote, of 52 to 28 approving the report of, senate and house conferees who had agreed on c-very section except the cost-production plan, automatically sent the bill to the president. Labor Fights Rail Plan WASHINGTON—(;P)—A contention that the administration's railroad measure would put,thousands of rail- roa*d v cTHployes out of worK$ffaT€tara economic recovery, was laid before the senate's interstate commerce committee Wednesday by Donald R. Richberg, general counsel for the Railway Labor Executives association. Richberg said the measure would deprive between 50,000 and 300,000 of jobs and would promote policies working harm to the public interest. "The bill enthrones only an infant czar, under the regency of railroad managers," he declared. Atlantan Named Reserve Governor x , ugene Black Succeeds Meyer, Hoover Appointee WASHINGTON — (ff) — President Roosevelt Wednesday named Eugene Black, of Atlanta, governor of the Federal Reserve Board. He succeeds Eugene Meyer, the Hoover appointee who some time ago placed his resignation in the hands of President Roosevelt, to serve until his successor should be named. Black is now governor of the Federal Reserve bank at Atlanta. River Threatening to Wash Out Road U. S. Engineers Are Appealed to in Stuttgart Emergency LITTLE ROCK-K/P)—The United Slates Army Engineers have been asked to take stvps to prevent the further caving of banks of the Arkansas river along the Little Rock-Stuttgart highway, which is endangering the highway. State Director of Highways James R. Rhyne and other engineers, in- eluding one from the army district office at Memphis, recently-inspected the site which is near the state hospital dairy farm five miles east of North Little Rock, and came to the conclusion that revetment work was necessary. The site is along what is properly the old bed of the Arkansas river, but during times of floods, the water churns about a broad bend, undermining the base of a small bluff. Hugh quantities of earth were carried, away at this point during the 1927 flood. FLAPPER FANNY SAYS: ma. u.s.pAT.orr. The fight figure requires little ad dition to ntak ipi »tthactlve smn. Today's Statgrqph CF77/£ HOST QUARTER. 1933 < UNITED KINGDOM CANADA JAPAN GERMAN? Avert Jail Break at Arkadelphia Robert Saddler, Bank Rob-; ber, Slugs Druggist in Attempt ; ARKADELPttltAi' Ark.— (ff>)— An at-' tempt by Robert ;\Saddler, 'accused bank robber, and 'another prisoner i-ttf escape from the Clark ; county Jail here; .was frustrated Wednesday after Saddler had slugged a druggist who with; a deputy, sheriff 'and a physician had gone to his cell to examine, a bullet-wound in his shoulder.. ' v ... Saddler is held in connection with the second robbery. of the Citizen* National bank here, last month. . , Saddler was said to have struck the druggist..with| a. towel, containing several spoons, . while . R<pr Tnoinp^ son, Gurdbn suspect hejd for anon, '*'-* Revolt Put Down WASHINGTON—(tf>)-Last of many disputes arising from the administration's farm-relief inflation bill was all but cleared away .Tuesday night and congressional leaders predicted that within 24 hours the measure would be in the hands of President Roosevelt. Senate action abandoning its controversial guaranteed cost of production amendment, was all that remained. Administration leaders arranged to have this done Wednesday. Roosevelt followers and Republican conservatives had joined in the housa Tuesday to reject the disputed amendment, 283 to 109, bQT only after a threatened revolt that worried Democratic leaders. Under this amendment the government would guarantee to the farmer a price for his product equal to the cost of production. Threatened Revolt Ended Liberals in both parties, aided by Farm-Laborites, attempted to have the house concur in the amendment. The threatened revolt brought from Representative Byrns of Tennessee, Democratic floor leader, a demand that the Democrats support the president in opposition to the amendment. 'I am authorized to say," Byrns saiQ in concluding two hours of bitter debate in which amendment proponents were often cheered, "that the administration is opposed to this amendment. "I am authorized to say it is absolutely unsound and that it will destroy the very purposes, of this administration bill. There is no reason for its enactment." However 82 Democrats joined 22 Republicans and five Farmer-Laborites in support of the amendmtnt. Republican conservatives numbering 82, including Representative Snell of New York, party leader, joined 201 Democrats, in defeating the senate proposal. Speaker Rainey also voted against the amendment. Prevent Further Delays Before the battle 'Democrats clamped down on the house a rule that prevented further Republican sniping to delay consideration of the conference report. Republicans permitted the rule to be applied without a record vote. After an explanation of the conference report by Chairman Jones, Democrat, Texas, and other members of the Agriculture Committee, the house adopted it by a voice vote, ratifying the agreement between senate and house conferees on more than 80 amendments. Jones then asked the house to reject the "cost of production" amendment and read a statement from the Agriculture Department saying the proposition "is economically unsound and would depress rather than increase farm prices." t ;; The escape was" .thwarted wften w[rs. Tolleson, the sheriff's, wife, '.sawtHem approaching the kitchen', and 'summoned help. ' ' "Kingfish" Escapes Trial for Slander But He Quickly Claims the Immunity He Once Had Waived WASHINGTON. - (fl>) —'Because a court found members of Congress cannot waive immunity,. Louisiana's Senator Huey P. Long, was free Tuesday of a slander suit filed against him by Brig. Gen. Samuel T. Ansell, retired, but a libel action by the same plaintiff was allowed to continue. The two suits, each seeking $500,000 damages, were brought against the selfdescribed "Kingfish" . because of the tongue-lashing given Ansell by Long in the 'Senate last February. The libel action, however, was based on alleged distribution of these and other remarks by the senator in leaflets broadcast about the country. Whether Long would be held liable to trial for the distribution of the statements, was not defined in Tuesday's action. Dismissal of the libel suit and the attorney's plea of immunity were made despite Long's boast iri the senate, as reported by the Congressional Record, that "I do not claim any privilege from this scoundrel anywhere on earth under God's living sun." War Declared by Republic Bolivia _._.__ p j Paraguayan President Signs Declaration Wed- neftday Morning GRAN CHACO, CAUSE Republics Have Been Engaged in Border Quarrel for Years ASUNCION, Paraguay— (/*£)—Paraguay formally declared war Wednesday against Bolivia. . . Both South American nations have been engaged in an undeclared war In the Gran Chaco border area since last September. ' • President Eusebio Ayala, using the authority, recently voted him by congress, signed the declaration of, war at 11 .o'clock Wednesday morning. ', For the first time, in 50 years' the Chaco dispute has reached the formal status of warfare, although for years intermltten .fighting has kept both nations armed. , ! An Old Quarrel The quarrel between the two South American republics led them almost to'a.declaration of war in-1929. ' The, Chaco area was awarded to Paraguay in 1930 after a survey of both : countries' claims' by -the Inter- American' Conciliation Commission, meeting at Washington. : Both {countries were established as republics early .in the last century when they, revolted from Spain. Par- kiuay• adopted.a constitution founded •^n the American' •aocument,, while Bolivia "brgairized .htr ' government along European lines, with a president, two vice-presidents,- and a ministry divided into six departments. ' The Gran Chaco dispute was. revived last year when Paraguay declared that Bolivia was again invSding the territory awarded Paraguay by.,the mediators. Due Next Monday Forms for Filing Placed With Banks Throughout Arkansas . LITTLE ROCK—With the time for filing 1932 state income tax returns expiring Monday, May 15, there are several thousand persons who have not filed, it was said at the State Revenue Department Tuesday. Roy G. Paschel, deputy in charge •of the income tax division, said returns and payments compare favorably with those of last year. Blank forms have been .placed in banks throughout the state, but field men will not be sent out this year to assist taxpayers to make out the returns. Forms can be obtained upon application to the Revenue Department. Air single persons and married persons not living with husband or wife, who have a gross income of $1,500 a year, are required to file a return, and heads of families having an income of $2,500 are required to file. Half the. tax must be paid by May 15, but the remainder may be deferred until November 15. Kiwanis Tourists to . ' * i. Columbus on May 19 Tour Omitted This Friday on Senior Play Account of Hope Columbus is to be visited by the Kiwanis club good will trippers Friday night, May 19, for which arrangements are no wbeing made by R. E. Jackson, principal of the Columbus school. ; No trip will be made this Friday night, on account of the Hope senior play being held ; in Hope. The next three communities to 'be visited are: DeAnn, Friday night, May 26; Ozan, June 2; and Bleyins June 9. Dates for other trips on succeeding Friday nights' wiU'be announced later. One of the features of the series of trips is an essay corftesfc open to youths of s Hempstead county outside of Hope special 'school district. This essay contest is to'urge young people to take an interest in questions of the day.:- .-V . <-<v,' .- ••.. .. ' ' Rules for the contest follow: 1. The essay shall be on the subject "What can we do as;.citizens to assure the, maintenance and progress of our government?"."•' ..'-.. '2. Not more than 1,000 words. '3. IJse' large" size tablet of legal •size paper only, writing on one side p'f the,paper;;must be written in pen and ink or with typewriter. 4. .Essays will be judged under the following ..rules, to—75 .per cent for composition of subject and 25 per cent for spelling, • paragraphing, punctuation and neatness, 5. Contest open to all young people between the ages of 15 and 20 inclusive, residing in Hempstead county, but outside' Hope special school district. 6. All young people entering should file their essays with Joe R. Floyd, city hall, Hope, Ark., not later_than midnight August 1. Name should not appear on the essay, but on a sepaf- ate page, which may. be detached by Mr. Floyd before turning the essays over to the judges. Judges are not to know who files any essay. * 7. Three judges to grade the papers and name the winners will be members of the Kiwanis club selected by Joe R. Floyd, president. • 8. The actual work of composing and writing each theme must be done by the contestant, i without the aid or assistance of any" person, and the contestant will certify on the" page containing his or her name and address that the theme submitted was composed and written Without aid or aS- sistancc from any:person. The prizes will be as follows: First, flQ- second, ?5; third $2.50, all-in cash- Members of the club will offer other prizes, in merchandise or in cash, the list to be announced later/ 1 " "Social Gang" Is Here's a Man Who's "Bugs" About Racing Mr. Arthur Phillips Introduces Cockroaches to Sport pf Kings By PAUL HARRISON NEA Service Writer NEW YORK—One of the lesser-known racing promoters around town is Mr. Arthur Phillips, a young man so well- spoken and tastefully clad that you'd never associate him with the business. And as a matter of fact, Mr. Phillips knows practically nothing about paddock or track. He races cockroaches. Actually... And he's doing so wells)— — - — at it that he has been called to Chicago to set up a big cockroach-racing concession for the world's fair, together with a stable of his fleetest runners. Mr. Phillips is, he says, a writer by profession, and has traveled a lot. (He still has a sort of continental accent). Anyway, he discovered that in several European cities, especially Paris.'many people amused themselves by betting on cockroach races. After spending 830 francs on an indolent insect named Francois, which always lay down for a nap. about an inch (Continued on page four) {Sever Touched by "Culture" Until They Learn- About Bridge, Says He Evangelist B. B. Crimm Tuesday night brought a 'tabernacle message on world conditions confronting the church and the ministry. He related the story of Zacheaus and his desire to see Jesus Christ as he passed by. The Rev. Mr. Crimm said that anyone .desiring to see Jesus in' faith'and for forgiveness of sins, must first leave the crowd that separates them' from Jesus, just as Zacheaus did. "Many of you right here in Hope are held back by the crowd. Until you leave your crowd you will never see Jesus. There are several gangs in Hope. 1 want to discuss them. They are not organized, of course. But the old saying is true: 'Birds of a feather flock together.' ''The first gang I want to open up on is .that old church-hating gang. You have them in this town. I hate them like I hate the devil. I wish I could find something low enough to compare them to. They are the lowest, most ignorant bunch I know of, and they are against everything that is pure and holy, and for everything that is vile and degrading. They are anti-God, anti-prohibition, anti-everything in God's world that stands for decency and righteous living. The biggest institution in Hope is the church of the Lord Jesus Christ. You owe everything to it. My plea is that those who are fooled by this gang will quit them and come back to God and the church. "If I didn't have a sense of humor I wouldn't mention this next gang- that is, the society crowd. Hope's society—wouldn't that get you? That must be some ambition—social aspirations in Hope. And sister, if you got to the top and fell out—wouldn't that be some fall? "What tickles me is this—a sister may be as ignorant as the heather. She will say 'seen' for 'saw,' 'took' for 'taken,' 'wuz' for 'were,' but the minute she learns how to play bridge she bepomes so cultured that it's redicu- lous. They wouldn't "know real culture from pig tracks. "My plea is that you women will break up this gang, leave the bridge- playing, booze-drinking and dancing gang, and come back to the church and Jesus Christ. Make your life count for something worth while. "No 1 doubt many of you have been criticized for making a stand for God in this meeting. Just remember no real man or woman would be guilty of such criticism.' Wednesday night's sermon subject —"Picture Show, Swimming Pool, Joy Ride and Dance." CONWAY, Ark.—(#>)—Science is encroaching upon romance at Hendrix college. The lily pool, long a gathering place for courting couples on the campus, has become a hunting ground for lab- State Marians E. F. McFaddin Will Preside Over Hot Springs Conference Tornadoes Si Through Tei Early WT 32 Lives Snuffed Area Arou Ion, KENTUCKY 13 Dead ln~ Adair Countu Ruwell Approximate!^! are known' or ret- 3 Wednesday after 4 4 tornadoes swepl*throi} nessee and Kerttuc midnight Tuesday; ; Thirty-tWo i we "''"" ' ingston, Tenn. ' TWO negroes were killed^ banon, Tenn v , ; ^/~*%M Thirteen'are known wb«<jo« Monroe and Adair counties, ]"" * a *A Red Cross report at I*— 20 were killed^lh Russellc Scores are' 'reported ttijui heavy property damage is^ii In a community knownjai swamp, near LiVingst6n;' : ;.-wl were_killed, the country ; wMJ swept 'as .clean as -the -1 est." ' »,„'', ' ' f With', Wednesday's \ tal of dead in Southern March now Stands at 267.' "-' April and May, Id33, have in the Weather Man's bo. greatest loss of' life; and>,t damage to property, Ire ' l "" ! turbances, in modern,. Mrs. HOT SPRINGS, Ark—(fl>)—Rotar, ians and their wives from many o the 40 cities'in Arkansas having clubs are expected to attend the annual dis trict Rotary conference here day. John Nelson'of Montreal, Canada who has been nominated for presi dent of Rptary International, is to de liver the opening address. A new district 'governor is to be elected to succeed Edward F. McFad din of Hope. The El Dorado club ha put forward Arthur D, Pope as a candidate. He has been a membei of the El Dorado clubj since 1921. He has served two terms as mayor p Magnolia, two' terms as Columbia county judge, and was prosecuting attorney of the thirteenth judicial circuit. - ' Speakers at the mid-day luncheon will be Dr. P. W.' Lutterloh of Jonesboro, and Jim , Workman, Conway. W. M. Kethley of Cleveland, Miss., governor of the sixteenth district, will speak at the afternoon session. A banquet in honor of the retiring governor will be held at nvjht. Plans will be made for a joint session next year in Memphis with the Mississippi and Tennessee clubs. — • • • New Mississippi Troops Into Delta Swan Lake Levees Dynamited Near Belzoni Wednesday BELZONI, Miss—(jP)—Fresh units of several score national guardsmen moved into the flood-wracked delta on instructions from Governor Conner .Wednesday after two weeks' peace in the flood area had been interrupted by the cutting of the Swan Lake levees. Swan Lake is two miles north of here. New dynamiting threats 'also were heard in Tallahatchie county. Supplies Sent Out for School Vote * i AH Rural Districts to Hold Eleptions in Hemp' »tead May 30 All rural districts of Hempstead county will hold their annual school election Saturday, May 20. Election supplies are going forward this week to the secretaries of the local boards, under compliance with the new state All districts will .......... - , -^, ^ oratory workers who* come to d.ip up vote in, tfas election on the 20th except tadpoles to put under their micro- the Hope Spffoial School district, scopes. \vlnch bis aJpefiJy held its poll. Succumb* atHome'onl Ave. G—Funeral 3:; Thursday' / f ] Mrs. John A.' Johnson, 63,l;Vdl Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'cloclc-aiTl home on West avenue G. 'She i been in ill health several week». r |f She was born in the Ebenezer.co munity, northern Hempstead later moving to Washington, f she married John A. Johnson,fj-'| couple made their home near' Wa ington. Mr. Johnson died in -19< About three years ago Mrp,\fo moved fo Hope and established*^ residence on West avenue G,' a member of the Washington terian church. ' •'' Funeral services will be held' her home Thursday afternoon 11 . o'clock, conducted, by the Rev. J/J Williams of Washington. Her." will' be taken to Washington; burial. . . , •'.. „ % Surviving are one brother, John" Bostic, Washington, D. C.; t\ro' ^ Claude and Willie, .of daughters, Mrs! R. E. W rado; and Mrs, Paul Dudney-( ington. :• • ' . Judge Boutland Dies at Ft Smlt Chancellor~fo722 He Was Self-Edu cated Man FORT SMITH, Ark.—(#)—1 Chancellor J. Virgil Bourland, 77, outstanding Arkansas jurist attorney, died sudednly Tuesday' his home here. Born June 30, 1855, near Lone Franklin county, Judge Bourland spejip most of his life in western Arkansas^.., and had been a resident of Smith since 1906, moving here frpnv' Ozark. >' Although he never attended a p«b«? lie school, he became one of the roosjj widely known attorneys in the et*te t serving 22 years as chancellor of •"— " Tenth District and four years 44 trict United States attorney for em Arkansas. Tar Heel Student! : ^ on Tour of Arkan*ai RUSSH5LVILLE, Ark. — (5>) ^- A group of seniors in the forestry department of the University of North Carolina, on a seven-weeks tour 9S q part of their course, stopped here on their way into the Ozark **•«—»« Forest. In the group were ten SJ3»pr$ are completing four-year cpursjs$ forestry. Directing the tour Prof, R. W- Hays, hea4 -of th* few^ry department. Some expressed thjt hope they could obtain positions in " employmwt-relorestatio^. which one or more \vilj be eroplpyed at camn.

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