Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on May 13, 1933 · Page 4
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/S WO/7LD JARVIS. WMOSft WAS P1RST . CELEBRATED/ 6RI&INAT60 THMtRrMUGMrefl AN0 PHILAOELPHlA tHE DAV- ;/:*' ' . 6*0 Of . StfefcW ^SOUNOLVTHATIT » 6e PICKBO UP ; &AX£ /SL4ND. KJRUSEAS HORSE FEED/ 0 ItM BY * ISTER "S KITCHER BY SISTER MARY NEA-Service Writer ^loubtedly there will always be jag housewives who are born cooks, rJn'some hidden, intuitive way they Find It! Sell It! HOPE STAR The- note y«m tell. The quicker you sell. . insertion, lOc per tin* rates for consecutive ' insertions, ,- f -• insertions, 6c per lint *Y *.'" • minimum 50c \ v - '••insertions, 5c per lint * v minimum 90c ,' 31 insertions, 4c per line t minimum $U2 {Average 5V4 words to the line) tNOTE—Wani advertisements ac- \MDtpted over the telephone, may be /dwrsed with the ^understanding atbmt toe bill is payable.'on presentation of statement, before the first Phon«768 not only sense, but master the cookery problems which every new homemaker is bound to meet. However, the old adage which tells: us that "good cooks are born, not made" is^an exploded theory. Modern methods and equipment, standard. measurements and definite and precise information regarding recipes and menu-making make it possible for the most inexperienced and unimaginative housewife to serve well prepared meals. Accuracy in measuring and in following tested and reliable recipes is the keynote of good cooking. These Rules of Success Every time a meal is prepared or any bit of baking is done, there are three factors which must be measured. Time, temperature and ingredients measured exactly, all determine the goodness of the finished product. A reliable recipe will tell you how much of each ingredient to use, how long and what temperature to cook the concoction. You will need standard cups and spoons to measure the ingredients. An ordinary coffee cup or teacup should never be used because there is a dif- j ference in their volume and that dif- |ference may be enough to ruin the recipe. A tablespoon means a standard measuring spoon level full and while the difference between that and any other tablespoon may seem slight, the best results are obtained by using accurate and standard measurements. Two Cups Are Handy Two measuring cups are convenient to have and mean saving of time. It's a good idea to have one of two-cup size and one of one-cup size. One cup can be used for dry, ingredients and the other for liquids and when the recipe calls for one and a fraction you will have to measure.only once-if you have a two-cup measure. Look at the measures marked on the cup to know whether the cup is full at FOR RENT k;*Three room apartment, bath and **-'->; Newly furnished. J. A. Sul...Flume 141. 13-7p WANTED WANTED — All kinds of poultry, ; (Jggg,i, and hides. Highest Market paid. Hope Produce Company. NOTICE Frigidaire electric refrigera- repairing. Prices low. Bacon |yBBCfrfc Co, South Main. 12-26c Tomorrow's Menu Breakfast: Chilled tomato juice, cereal, cream, - popovers, marmalade, milk, coffee. Luncheon: Baked macaroni and cheese with tomatoes, bran muffins, chocolate roll, milk, tea. Dinner: Casserole of hamburg and potatoes, molded spinach salad, cottage pudding with pineapple sauce, milk, coffee. • ^j™,- your week-ends where the ^f hunting and fishing is good, and where |»KlW beer is cold. Special, Saturday (Sunday only, your favorite brand, rl »^4 .'case. Arkansas State-Line Beer mi Garden. Leo Robins. 12-3c f.1 Complete stock of Emmerson and Gilbert electric fans. All sizes. Prices s down low. Bacon Electric Company. 2-3c . , CaU Robison Grocery Company |f Phone 670 for price, quality ar»d serv- ?/ }ce, 4th and Washington Sts. 8-6c J •/ Hemstitching, picotmg and buttons (lAwyered, Prices reasonable. The Gift US Front St. Phone 252. 9-6c "MOWERS sharpened by P. L. Taylor. .815 West Sixth Hope, Arkansas. 5-26 fir t FOR SALE 175x400 feet. With North and ", West Third street. For FhDjaf m-W- 2-26tc 'P-Too-Tan, Velvet Beans, frain and Cane seed and Ornamental geld i Uh and sup- Monts Seed Store. 1-26 "stroke" measure or if the ''Full Cup" mark is a fraction of an inch below the rim of the cup. Remember that flour is sifted once before measuring. It should be piled lightly in the cup and tapped lightly to fill the air holes, but it should not be packed down. Measuring-Spoon Hints All dry ingredients such as sugar, salt and soda should be sifted to free them from lumps. Brown sugar should be rolled before measuring. To use a measuring spoon, fill it full and level it with a spatula. Cupfuls are leveled the same way. The material is piled above the top of the cup and then a spatula or the blunt straight edge of a case knife is drawn across the top. Never dig a measuring cup into flour and call it measured accurately. To measure one-half spoonful divide the whole spoon after leveling, lengthwise. The sets of spoons which consist of tablespoon, teaspoon, % teaspoon and Vi teaspoon are very convenient and insure accuracy. Oven Temperature Vital If you are baking you must be sure that the oven is heated to the correct temperature. If your oven is not equipped with a thermostatic heat- control, get a portable oven thermometer to guide you. ASTi FRESH M-183 p^ h r'^i^^^vftgi ^*}« v j OUR BOARDING MOUSE By AHERN OUT OUR WAY CROWD IN A UttLE CLOSER, SULLO'tM'WOODS PA^SfeO MiNOtfc AGO AM' SAID A PLEASANT AAN' HANK PAINTED--Now BANG'S SCARED-m BULL L KETCH HIM SlTtW' DOWN, AN' BAWL 'INV OUT LOAFIN' SMOCK OP NICE LQOKIN' THOUGH --AS ^TANt>& /> 0OVOMI.V LITTLE GALLONS PROSPECT By MARTIN Maybe Babe Is Right! BOOTS AND HER BUDDIES WtV\-,\ 1 WtVc. Htft,\V& HIS Jt<Q Bt WORTH By SMALL A Double Soaking ! SALESMAN SAM THAT'LU Be A piece, 'S PtAC&T'OAV- tOe. Poor Washie ! By CRANE WASH TUBfiS 1-5 GRtEN WITH ENVY, /VMP IN KO euew MISSES THE exciTE- MENT OF FINWN6 TOM, THE SAtUOR VlrtO BECAME. FRIGHTENED LEWES) FROM THE. BOW. B/kTTUNOi W1VW WHM-ES, HIUE. "WE BOWCfcEWS TW.K. &BOOT THRILLS! .. BOV, BCM\ WHY, COMPARED To WHALES, TIGER HUNTING Misses EVJERTTVMNQ, THE CHfSSE, THE K»UL, ANP ev/E.N THE THRILL OF PICKING UP THE. TRI BO/XT CREWS AND THEIR. PRIZE. By BLOSSEK The Hour of Parting ! FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS BOY.'THAT'S MUSIC 70 OKAY, UNCLE MARRV LET HER (SO !! WE'RE OFF, FRECKLES •2 ESTLED SNUiSLY IMTHE PLANE, MY EARS.... I'M 60IMS TO MAKE OSCAR A PRESENT OF COCO... HE'UL Be TICkLED PINK!. 1 AMD A PLEASANT TRIP TO VA! UNCLE HARRY READY TO START ON THE AIR By COWAN The Little Visitor Likes Chick ! J THE NEWFANGLES (Mom'n Pop) l_OOK-HE:'9 •SMILING 1 . HE ISN T HE A OftPLING.SUGAO? COME ON, HONEY! BE! CAREFUL AND DON'T YELL AT HtM,OQ SCAPE HIM! — SH-SH HEPE-VOU TAKE. HIM A MINUTE A Week in Hop. Pay Carrier ftfth ' ' i , i ,'"•** «-*'( i f»i'?iv - , ' ' '••] i/.' 'V** » ' ^FjV^jl <, ' ->' >* '< • ^'L!lLv l . ' v' , - -l\W-'"' t t^ VOLUME 34—NUMBER 170 (API—M««ni (NBA)—I Mcini HOPE, ARKANSAS; MQMDAY, MAY is, 1033 ere and There •Editorial By Alex. H, Waahburn- Order Americans From Chinese City as Japs Advance Tungchow Doomed, Only 30 Miles From Capital, Peiping TERROR TrTcAPITAL Jap Bombers Keep Watch on Main City of North China PEIPING. China-(/P)-The United legation advised Americans Tungchow, 30 S LOT machines are ordered out of Hope Monday by the city government. Therie is no other choice for a self-respecting community. This is a liberal-minded town. It <i>hns Sunday movies. It has Sunday baseball. Those who wish to play pool at a public place don't have to go to some other city to do so—they can play hero at home. Properly controlled these arc fundamental American amusements. They make life easier for millions of people who, incapable of amusing themselves, must find their amusement among crowds. Stiff-backed citizens who destroy the amusements of the common people do a dangerous thing. This newspaper will always fight Pharisees. But there I? no defense for gambling. Single-handedly this newspaper threw out the slot machines at the close of 1930. The city government says now they are banished permanently. XXX Today the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled that under the county general salary act of this spring the delinquent tax list publication is abolished. This will save the owner of every tract of land that goes delinquent 35 cents in printer's and clerk's fees. While the court will not pass on the salary features applying to all the 75 counties until next Monday, it is generally believed these are invalid as "local Icgisfation." It appears that the net accomplishment of the 1933 legislature for local economy has been to wipe out a tax publication that helped bring in tax revenue, and that cost only a fraction of one official's salary—and leave the salaries of the five constitutional county officers undisturbed. This is the fact. And this is the explanation. County officials maintained a powerful and vigilant lobby against the legislature. The commercial newspapers of Arkansas, voluntarily cutting the publication rate, maintained no lobby and made no effort to oppose the abolishing of the land list. The land list long has been a cat's- paw for political patronage. This newspaper broke the practice in Hcmpstead county. The land list is dead. It deserves to stay dead, until the taxpayer's money is to be spent as effectively as merchants and the public generally demand that their own money bo spent. Monday to evacuate miles cast of Pioping. The warning was based on rumors that the Japanese will attempt to oc- the town. The American sct- mcnt at Tungchow consists of 30 missionaries and the North China American school. Jnps Win Battle SHANGHAI, China.— Japan's cross- Ing of the Lwan river followed by a defeat administered Chinese forces on the west bank caused great excitement in Tientsin Sunday. Unconfirmed reports said that Lwan- show also had fallen despite the dynamiting by the Chinese of the long. Lwan river bridge there. It also is rumored that Kcneral Nak- commander of the Japanese garrison at Tientsin, had sent an ultimatum to the Chinese general, Yu Hsuch Chung, demanding immediate surrender of Chinese positions both at Tientsin and Taku. The Tinelsin situation was aggravated further by many bomb explosions which the Japanese say were done by the Chinese "Blood and Iron"- societies. The Chinese say, however, that the Japanese exploded the bombs to provide an excuse for tfre occupation ,,^.^^.^^..^.-!-^... ... clping Frightened The Peiping situation also is critical, with the population terrorized' by visits of Japanese bombing planes. All trains from the city are jammed while other refugees arc flocking into the city from villages to the north and northedst which have been occupied by Japanese. Anti-aircraft defenses are being strengthened at Peiping and street in- JArscctions barricaded with sandbags JKd manned with machine guns. Bible School Is to Begin Next Week Mrs. C. Tarpley, Miss Jean Laster, Will Conduct City-Wide Course A daily vacation Bible school will be held ut First Baptist church beginning next Monday, May 22, and continuing for two weeks. The Sunday schools of the city are co-operating in this movement, which is not a new one, and the work in the past being of such a standard that only the announcement of the school is needed to assure its success, Mrs. Charles Tarpley, who for eight years has worked with young people e Southern Presbyterian church, who has specialized in daily vacation Bible school W'jrk, will be in charge of this school. She will have the assistance of many splendid workers with young people o fthis city, among them being Miss Jean Laseter, a member of the Sunday School extension work of the Southern Baptist convention, whose work has won recognition throughtout the South. All children between the ages pf 4 and 14 will find a place in this school and parents or 'Sunday School teachers are urged to enroll them so that will not miss a single session. Eagle Will Head Securities Bureau Named by Bank Commissioner to Succeed Ed R. Hicks LITTLE ROCK—B. M. Eagle, investment and securities dealer of Little ck, will assume the office of secre- cf the securities divition of the Banking Department, Bank Commissioner Marion Wasson announced Sunday. Mr. Eagle Monday succeeds Ed R. Hicks, who has been in charge of the division since it was transferred early this year from the Railroad Commission, which was abolished, to the Banking Department. Prior to that time, Mr. Kicks had served for several years as secretary of the Securities .Division of the Railroad Commission. Mr. Hicks is reported to be an applicant for appointment to the Federal Trade Commission to succeed the late Judge E. A. McCulloch of Arkansas. PRICE .. Those who contend that legal beer is an economic rather than a moral question, have this support from a letter written by a trustworthy friend in Tennessee to a Hope man: "I will tell you how the beer bill was passed in Tennessee. It was like this— "The beer bill was sure to have been defeated in the Tennessee senate by the influence of the Methodist church, which is exceedingly strong in the entire state, especially in Nashville. "It so happens that the Methodist church owns thousands of dollars' worth of valuable property in Nashville alone that is tax-free'because it is owned by the church. Some of this property is in the for mof office buildings. The largest printing establishment in the city happens to belong to the church, and many other forms of property is in the form of office build- owned by the Methodist church, "To make a long story short, the wet side of the senate decided to introduce a bill to tax all church property in the state. This unexpected move threw the Methodists into a panic. They saw all Ihe easy nibney they had been making slipping from them, so they at once made a compromise. "In other words they swapped votes. The Methodists voted for beer, against their original platform, and the beer advocates voted against the property tax. What do you think about that?" Allies, United, to Confront Germany Will Force Hitler to Showdown on Arms Issue Thursday PARIS, France— (fP)— A three-power united front by the United States, Great Britain and France was virtually achieved to face Germany at the Geneva disarmament conference Thursday, it was learned here Monday. RAPPER FANNY SAYS: RES. U.S. PAT. On. BAN SLOT MACHI the latest"fashion" . . . ,, .. . _ * Thiifd Flood of Season Hits State 5 Killed, 17 Hurt; Storms Flooding Arkansas' Rivers Tornadoes Ravish Northeastern Section Over Week-End RIVER ON RAMPAGE Arkansas Flood Predicted at Ft. Smith—St. Francis Rising FORT SMITH, Ark.—(/P) -Torrential .rains in Arkansas and Oklahoma Sunday night and Monday sent the already flooded streams and rivers to new high stages, inundating additional thousands of acres and adding many thousands of dollars damage to the flood toll in the two- state area. With the Arkansas river rising, apprehension is felt for' the Crawford county lowlands where high water battered levees already weakened by the 1927 flood. Traffic over the railroads and highways is getting back to normal. • Rising with little warning, the St. Francis and Blacbk rivers in southeast Missouri and northeast Arkansas innundated farmland for the third time this year. A livestock warning was issued to farmers on the upper White river. . Backwater from the swollen White was creeping into" Calico Rock and a few business Houses already-have been .forced to elevate their-stock'-of'goods. The water was more than a foot deep in the Midway Grocery store at noon Monday. "•--:• (g- 5 Dead in Tornadoes LITTLE ROCK—Five persons have been reported killed 'and 17?'injured, three seriously, by a tornado that tore its way through Izard and Randolph counties in northeastern Arkansas and Riploy county in southeastern Misouri late Saturday night. Two persons were killed in both Randolps and Izard counties and a baby lost its life in the ruins of its Missouri home. Aside from the damage' caused by the storm, heavy loss resulted from the torrential downpour that followed the tornado. Highways were flooded and washed away, railroad tracks were carried away in places and traffic of all sorts disturbed. Flood waters breaking a main between Clarksvilie and Fayetteville left several towns in northwest Arkansas without gas. The deluge following continued rains of the past week rapidly is causing a threat of floods that may become serious. The Weather Bureau at Washington issued a flood warning for the Arkansas river and for the Mississippi from the mouth of the -Missouri to the mouth of the Arkansas. The Arkansas river was reported rising rapidly at Fort Smith Sunday night and a stage of 24 feet, two feet above flood stage, by Monday night was forecast. Prediction of a flood stage of the St. Francis river also was made. Flood on Arkansas FORT SMITH, Ark—(/P)—A hurried survey Sunday night of damage in the wake of near cloudbursts in western Arkansas Saturday night and Sunday, revealed railroad traffic was paralyzed, approximately 6,000 acres of valuable warm land under one and two feet of water and untold damage to farm property, crops and highways. The Arkansas river, choked with debris, flowed bank full here and at Van Buren and inundated lowland farms. The river, swollen by cloudbursts in the Oklahoma and Kansas watershed, rose rapidly to a 20-foot stage here tonight. A rise of 24 feet, two feet above flood stage, was predicted by Monday night. Flood stake will send the swirling waters over additional thousands of acres of rich farm land in in Arkansas and Oklahoma. Passenger Train Marooned A St. Louis-San Francisco passenger train was marooned for 12 hours near Mountainburg, north of here in the Ozark mountains, Sunday night and mountain streams washed out the track in spots. Traffic on the line was at a standstill tonight with many washouts reported between Mountainburg and Chester. A southbound passenger train from St. Louis was held up at Mountainburg Sunday night and the passengers transferred to buses. Normal traffic was not expected to be resumed for two days. A section of trestle on the Missouri Pacific railroad was washed put near Alma, halting all cast and west trains. Passengers from the east were transferred to buses and brought here. Wrecking crews were laboring late Sunday to replace t'pe trestle while passenger and freight trains stood on sidings on both sides of the washout. Bulletins : WASIIINGTIN-^-llarvey C. Couch, Arkansas utilities magnate' and a director of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, entered a local hospital Monday for a tonsil operation. NEW YORK-(/P)-Thc jury wM < completed Monday in the trial of Charles E. Mitchell, former chair-' man of the National City bank on> charges of federal income tax evasion. NEW YORK.-(fl>)—Ernest Tor- rcncc, noted motion picture actor, 54, died of gall bladder trouble here Monday. CIHCAGO.-(/P)-Rocco Bclcas- tro public enemy and notorious bomb-thrower,'was found slain In > an automobile here Monday. No Action on'Jog' in East Third St. Negotiations for Straightening 67 Route at Standstill Although highway No. 67 will be fully paved through Hope by the end of this month no provision has been made for the correction of the "jog" in East Third street at the intersection witfVShover street, The Star learned Monday. Two right angle turns to negotiate a 50-foot offset-on what should be a straight street, make a danger' cms traffic condition that will become increasingly '",. perilous '•' 'is' to'tirists come down the'completed route of No,. 67. • ' The property across which a straightened Third street would .have to run is owned by S. L. Murphy. Negotiations were opened with Mr. Murphy at one time by the city and state, looking to the 'purchase of a part or all of his homesite; But these were dropped and never resumed, The Star learned. Engineers say that all of Third street should be widened from the "jog" at Shover street tp the city line, where state paving will join it this Wednesday or Thursday. The engineers particularly object to the bumpy surface of the wide gutter which serves as part of the paving on cither side of the street. Whether federal.aid can be obtained to help finance the correction of Third street traffic problems is uncertain, especially in view of the fact that normally federal aid is denied 1'or use inside the .limits of cities of the first and second class. It is possible that a delegation of local cities will go to Little Rock to confer with State Highway Department and U. S. Bureau of Public Roads' officials looking to action on this project. Bishop Cannon to Face Fraud Trial Indictments on 1928 Contributions Are Sustained by Court WASHINGTON.—(/P)-The trial of Bishop James Cannon, Jr., of the Southern Methodist church, on charges of violation of the corrupt practices act of 1928, seemed certain Monday with a ruling by the District of Columbia circuit court of appeals that indictments against the churchman and his secretary, Ada L. Burroughs, are valid. Cannon was indicted on a charge that he failed to report certain large campaign donations to his Hoover-for- President fund in the 1928 campaign, when the chairman led a bolt of Democrats folowing nomination of Alfred E. Smith for president. Cannon's attorney said he would appeal to the supreme court. Today's Statgraph 1933 AUTOMOBILE PRODUCTION APRIL WMCH\ KB. /55OOO UK, I25.OOO t/A/'i HO OOOuNi SOUKCC: Tax Publication Is Killed in Decision of Court Monday Two Sections of County Salary Law Are Held Valid NEXT RULING 22ND Supreme Court to PASS on Of ficiatt Salaries Next Monday LITTLE ROCK— (/P)— Two sections of the general county salary act abolishing the publication of the delinquent tax land lists in all countries Were •upheld as valid by the Arkan;S«s Supreme Court Monday. , The decision was given in a taxpayers' suit appealed from • Union chancery court. ' ."''.' ,• \ The tax list provisions of the salary. act were attacked on the ground that they were offered as an amendment .to the/salary bill and constituted matter foreign to the remainder of the measure. , . ,r .'..', •' ' To' Cut (Costs' /'- ^ •'•••_•'.( But the supreme' court held that the' purpose of the original measure plainly was to reduce the cost of government, and that the ebnination of the land list publication came within this purview. •_' ! .y •:• '•'• • ' The constitutionality* of the remainder of the measure is undecided, but •the court submitted a test case from Miller county involving this 'for 'decision probably next .Monday. ' ,;• '" vancement of the appeal of a test case of the constitutionality of the anti- deficiency judgment law. The case will be submitted June 12 for possible decision June 19. . Threatens Farm Aid Governor Futrell was told by the St. Louis Federal Land bank recently that the anti-deficiency law, if valid, might cost Arkansas any help from the federal government under Roosevelt's new farm legislation. The governor said "something will have to be done about that," indicating it would justify a special session 6t the legislature if the court don't invalidate the law, which was a seriate bill sponsored by Dr. Abington, senator from Beebe. Extortionist Shot by Waiting Police Milwaukee Officers Arrest Partner in $25,000 Blackmail Attempt MILWAUKEE, Wis.-(/P)—Frank H. Jess was shot to death Sunday when he walked into a police trap laid for extortionists who sought to wrest $25,000 from Lloyd R. Smith, millionaire manufacturer. The money, authorities .said, was placed in a can under a street sign post in keeping with directions sent Smith in the climactic letter of a series of messages which threatened the life of the wealthy Milwaukeean and his five children. Detective John Riley, dressed to resemble Smith, left the money in the designated spot and hid nearby. Shortly afterward the can was drawn into a nearby field by means of a wire lariat. As Jess seized the container and started to flee, police called on him to halt. He continued his flight. The officers fired and Jesh fell. Authorities later arrested Oscar Mueller, 27, who, they said, confessed he and ess engineered the plot. Mueller' told police he and his partner, heavily in debt in the garage business in suburban Wauwatosa, decided upon the extortion scheme as a means of raising money. Open House Tuesday at Home EC Cottage Open house will be held Tuesday afternoon by the home economics department of Hope High School. The public is invited. The cottage doors will be thrown open from 2:30 to 590 p. m. At that time a display of clothing demonstrations will be shown to the visitors by Miss Ruth Taylor.,home economics instructor of the school Wealthy Father Outwitted by His Pretty Daughter. Hod She Saw Paris Night Life Despite all His Precautions. See the Article in the American Weekly, the Magazine distributed with next "Sunday's Examiner, Chicago Herald arid -Adv. You Can't Beat Them ' < You can't beat a slot machine—or this particular contrivance, any- way^-be'ca use-its .intricate mechanism 'bV so* arranged that the percentage Uafligalnst you.. Dr. C. ?.'Clark; in assistant j«f Dr. E. E. Free, of :New York University, here Is sh0w» pointing to the perfor- Med dl»ci whkh.pell tod new» tor nUAcl gamblers, ^^ me Gives One Chance in I,OOO Expert Takes It Apart to Show the Suckers What Makes the Wheels Click Are you one of the millions of gambling Americans who like to watch the wheels go around in slot machines? Do you sometimes drop your nickles, or even quarters, into these mechanistic marvels of small-time suckerdom and wait expectantly for a gratifying shower of little brass slugs to reward your venture? Do you really think that you can beat those madly whirling, gaily colored wheels? If you dp, a New York University professor has given you something to think about. His name is Dr. E. E. Free, but he3 has proved that there is nothing gratis about slot machines. For the enlightenment, or perhaps the disillusionment of his science classes, he has taken apart one of the obiquitous jitney .juggernauts to see what makes it click. This was a nickle slot machine with a better-than-average reputation for generosity. It was essentially like the hundreds of thousands that are scattered throughout cigar, candy and drug stores in scores of American cities, But it was so arranged that a player's chances would be slightly better than on some. It has been estimated this year that there are about 25,000 slot machines in New York City alone, many of them located where school children can operate them. The same estimate places the total revenue of the machines at more than ?1,000,000 a week. Numerous legal battles in that state finally have resulted in a high court decision that the machines arc wi{hin the law as long as they vend candy or gum, and as long as they occasionally return slugs which are stamped as being "Of No Value." Machines Widely Distributed In most cases, however, it is known that these tokens are returnable for cash. Also, there arc very few of the devices which even pretend to give the customer a small package of cheap candy for his money. So the police now and then seize a few hundred of the proved gambling divices, and gleefully wreck their complicated interiors with sledge hammers. Much the same conditions exist in many other cities and towns. Gambling goes on, and the "slottery" in-' dustry is so lucrative tthat machines which are restroyed are soon replaced by new ones. Lotteries, pools, punchboards and the Bke all are enjoying a prosperity which reflects something of desperation on the part of needy persons. But few of these schemes offer such a small gamblers' "percentage" as does the smug and glistening slot machine, with its three whirling wheels of painted cherries, bells, plums, bars, peaches and highly symbolic lemons. Half of Symbols Phoney For instance, here is what Dri Free found out about Federal Sales Tax Discussed Monday To Finance Employment-War Debt Default Forecast WASHINGTON.-^) -Congressional leaders were summoned to a White House conference Monday .to discuss with the president a proposal for a re-employment or sales tax to finance a gigantic public works program. No Payments Expected WASHINGTON. — (ff>) - President Roosevelt expects none of America's war debtors to pay up on June 15, it was disclosed Sunday. Treasury officials revealed that an estimate made public by the president a few days ago of the revenue receipts for the coming fiscal year does not include any debt payments. Mr. Roosevelt fixed receipts of the government at $2,200,000,000, which Treasury experts declare, will be obtained fro mexisting taxes and does not include the $329,000,000 to fall due from foreign governments during the coining year. Whether a moratorium is declared or not, the president advisers are believed of the opinion that no payments will be made and in this event, it is said, the debtor nations will say that they are withholding payments pending a revision of the whole debts problem. This was the stand taken by France in defaulting the $19,000,000 payment due last December. France has now tendered that payment, so that she will be on the same basis as the other nations when the June payments are defaulted, on condition that the president agree to a moratorium. The president declined pending a decision as to the course he will take. HereonMoi by Mayor Mutt Be Withdrai Midnight Under , ally of Fine WILL Blf Machines First __ by Star Christmas^ Slot-Machines aildj racing machines also] off in cash were 6; pelled from Hope', Mayor ftuff feoyett.' Notice was served .6141 operators Monday morni Chief of Police €larl Baker that any machine*! erated after midnight Mor would be subject to and a fine. ' < Some Intimation that this i pending appeared to have'^ store proprietors last week^jji slot-machines were quietly' from traae;and stored the establishments. B racing device, depositing ite'5 1 in a secret drawer, hnd'contiriu operate up tojthe tijne the^cl police servedlofficiil! «<#<» Order'b IlMtfr In enforcing - the in«yor'«|«« Chief Baker said the-( found slot-niachlnes in i ,of state law and city, permanent The machine» : li|y^ withdrawn at-other time*, or 1 " J *' turn. This is notice to the that if they 'are returned „• will proceed without further to them. Mint-Vending and semi-g slot-machines - were expelled V* From Hope two years ago last I mas when The Star threatened to, information against them, and' ceeded in having them wit! without official action. Paid Off in Cadi , 'ffi The machines which were returWN. here this spring were open gamblini devices, returning up to 16 nicktes r f-' the "jackpot." They have been outlawed eyery;wjh except in border towns and oil fields,'! but returned to many American 'eiM"-* this spring on the wave of a fiamb Broadway Elects Jones, Cornelius Hot SpringTMan 1st Vice- President, Hope Man State Director EL PASO, Texas— The way of America association elected following officers: F, O. Mackey, Douglas, Ariz elected for his third term); first president, R. A. Jones, ot Sprirj Ark.; second vice-president, Col,' Fletcher, sen Diego; treasurer, Birney, El Paso. , ^v, Regional vTce presidents— Eastern,' « J. J. Walker, McMillville, Tenn.; cen» tral, J. Ben Critz, Dallas, Texas; west, ern, A. H. Gardner, Tombstone, executive committee, Jack Zeller, Diego; R. A, Jones, Hot Springs, V. Vernon. Phoenix, Ariz., and J. 1 Greene, Colorado, Tex. State Directors, California, John Forward, San Diego, A. J. Merefer, £j Calexico; Arizona, George I4ftey, Phoenix, Stanley Kitt, Tuscon; ?fcw Mexico, Kerry Rosenstme, LqrdST burg, C. F. Knight, Las Cruces; Te*as, M. M. Heard, Naples, J. H. Greene, Colorado; Arkansas, E. L. Hewlett, Hot Sprms, Terrell Cornelius, Hope; Tennessee, Dorsey Crocket, Wavprly) Hardie Moore, McMinnville. Directors at large— Harry C. CJark, Leo Hetzel, W. A. Tondrq. J. C. FJynn, A. NT Kelley, George F, Jeffus, M. £, Stevens, W. D. Conway, A. Graves, & ' Some kinds of bacteria have such astonishing vitality that they have particular ma- **<& **& at $ temperature of 388 dsr —. »^_—_ gress TahreaJjeiJt below zero for six (Continued gg Page Three) months and yet jived. Gaston Means on the Stand Again But This Time Baron Mun. ch«u«en Say* UtUe pf Interest resumed the witness stand in his ransom hoax trial Monday to tell the jujry , that onl ya monla ago he informed torneys for Mrs. Evalyn Welsh Lean that foUf njen, be sai4 were pria-.-, cipals [ " " ' " """*" J were '

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