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Jp.iswJS<5H i-/.-,r,'*K y,i Star Herald Ftom Fafctf iy Wterttboh by Staf Publishing Co* Inc. & Alex. H. Washbutn), At The Star building, 412-214 South Hof*, Arkansas. C. C. PALMER, President AlfcX. H. WASIIBUBN, Ertltot and Publlihftf fius "second-class matter at the postoffice at Hop*, Arkum* Und*f the Act of March 3, 1897 is an Institution developed by modern civilization to the day, to foste* commerce and industry, through setaents, And to furnish that cHteck upon government has ever been able to provide."—Col. R. R. McCormick. If fh« AxMttlctMl rtetol The Associated Press is exclusively i,il>* Use f«» publication of all news dispatches credited to It or , ,.<•» e*cdlted I« this paper and also the local news published herein. F«f (^production of social dispatches herein are also reserved. _ Kates (Always Payable In Advance): By city carrier, per jnonths $3.t$; one year ?5.00. By mail, In Hempstead, Nevada and LaFayette counties, $3.00 per year; elsewhere $5.00. KM Tributes, Ele.i Charges will be made for all tributes, cards or iriemorials, concerning the departed. Commercial hold to this policy In the news columns to protect their readers of space-taking memorials. The Star disclaims responsibility or return of any unsolicited manuscripts. : The Star's Platform cut 1/5, 'Apply tfc« re»en«es of the municipal power plant to deeelop tlM ,- r JIMritl «nd social maurces of Hope. '"3? r More city pavement in 1933, and improved tanitary condition! in and business back-yards. the Chamber of Commerce. „. , COUNTY A eWnty highway program promding for the construction of • ,- r ,„ tnttmnt of all-weather road each year, to gradually reduce the Art-road mileage. Political and economic support for euery tdentifie agricultural M»hich o#er» practical benefits to Hempstead county'* oreate»t 'Mural Outcome Of »WIO End War r i _,.,,. Cncourage farmer organizations, believing that co-oiMrative effort &!»'•» practical i* the country as it is in town. Sl - ' ' STATE CmttaMled progren on the state highway program. ~fefr\^s tax reform, and a more efficient government through thf ! *yste<n of expenditures. The Cities Turn to Their Uncle Sam By BRUCE CATTON NBA Editorial Writer t>ee>r film of oil from passing liners A craze for inurance became so pre- extends out over the ocean for 500 valent in England in 1700 that some miles from both New York and Cher- companies successfully sold DoVDu TWENtV-FlVE YEARS AGO SIDE GLANCES By George dark ' Capt. nnd Mrs. W- W. Folsom are attending the Arkansas Press As- | soointion meeting at Little Rock. Dr. J. L. Bell, of Prescott, was In the city Wednesday. Paul Briant, L. A. Lambka, E. S. Greening Jr., nnd Dr. C. E. Gosnell, visited Fulton yesterday. TEN YEARS AGO Lile Moor? returned last night from a trip to Haynesville, La. W. M. Cantlcy. of the Hope Hardware Co., spent' yesterday at Fulton en Business. The Seniors of Hope High School will close their work on Friday of this week. Mrs. Will Etter, of Washington, was a guest in this city today of Mrs. Charles Walker. HOW THEY STAND SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION -— ^ 12 .057 15 .COS 14 .GOO 10 .515 17 .500 17 .485 12 .313 22 .207 Clubs W Memphis .................................... 23 New Orleans .......................... 23 i Birmingham .............................. 21 Nashville .................................... 17 Atlanta ....................................... 17 Chattanooga ............................. 1C Little Rock .............................. 10 Knoxville ............................. » BY nt« scaviec. mc.nra. u:c?*T. arr, FMWf^%iP?^5?^^?',?f "% " l> -,^ .*-"*, ,. *- ' n s £ T' • ,• $? Two to three hundred cups of tea a day are sampled by London's only woman tea-taster. None of the tea s drunk; it is only sipped for the aste. of the most interesting things that are happening , ^these days is the profound shift that seems to be taking fa*<Se l in the relationship between federal and city govern- i€Jnis. .'.,.' '-'."'•••' .Just where we are heading, in this field, is not yet clear. MB things that have already happened, coupled with the de- !qpments that lie just ahead, look sometimes like the ouk- of a, very deep and comprehensive change in our whole ft of local government. .Consider a few of the ways in which the federal gov- Hnent is getting its hands on things that always have been mgidered strictly the cities' own business. Vast amounts of money from the federal treasury are and will go to the cities—not only to feed the poor, te slums, build houses and finance other public works, to enable the cities to pay their teachers, their police id their other employes. t The gangsters who have ov.eraw.ed the authorities in so iy 'cities are being attacked direct! j by Uncle Sam. Ad- fees, from Washington indicate that the government will jejc broader powers than now exist so that it may tackle iis evil more effectively than is now possible, Such cities as Detroit have petitioned the federal gov- for a new kind of relief in the matter of municipal Some cities not only cannot pay their bills, but can carry their bonded indebtdness; and here, again, Uncle Sam has been asked to come to the rescue. : On top of all of these things, the administration's plan ifor economic reorganization, as exemplified in the Muscle sShqaJs-Tennessee Valley program, looks forward to nothing less than a redistribution of the country's population, a scal- |iig down in the physical size of some cities, a transplantation ,of people in a way that might ultimately become tremendous J fe |? Add all of these things together and you get an entirely " 19V Pict" 1 * 6 of local government. The old order, under which iq'cal governments were to all intents and purposes com-. independent, seems to be dissolving with amazing A new line-up is in the making, and it may produce changes that will alter the whole face of our society. [ A Profitable Purge [THERE is something a wee bit attractive about that plan for .4, a "national ill-will week" put forward by a group of intellectuals in Paris. Under this scheme all Frenchmen would set aside one one week in each year "to purpre themselves of their latent evil and go in foe. a fine week of pure malevolence, calumny, Tuesday's Results Little Rock 0, Knoxville 5. Atlanta 8-3, Memphis 5-2. Chattanooga G, Birmingham 3. Nashville 10, New Orlans 5. NATIONAL LEAGUE bourg. She oil is so thick in some that protected the insured against im- areas that birds have been stuck in it. morality and lies. DHRURG. TOOL ITlcELLIOTT )O!9J3NEA SERVICE. INC Clubs Pittsburgh New York Cincinnati St. Louis Brooklyn Boston .. Chicago Philadelphia W 17 8 10 8 13 12 14 13 : u 11 13 10 11 1C 8 19 .080 .067 .520 .519 .500 .448 .407 .290 "But, I't'ofeNHor, you simply can't let her flunk. We've already hou</ht. her yraduatioii drc.su." .:, envy and sin." Towns, cities and provinces could desig- jjftte the most villainous citizens in their jurisdictions and Jiold them up to public execration. Such a scheme, like a heavy thunderstorm, ought at least to clear the air a little. The great amount of rancor and bad feeling that is automatically generated in the breast of Bach citizen in the course of the daily routine might get a chance to discharge itself. After such a period it might be 1J "" !i tle easier for us to practice those ideals of neighbor! iness charity to which we are forever giving lip-service. Vanity of Vanities vanity* rather than material trouble, that causes most suicides among men. So says Dr. WflHam Muhlberg, mecl- director of the Union Central Life Insurance Co. of Cin; and his explanation sounds like a good one. he thine that drives a man to take his life is his in- |jij)ility to swallow his pride, built up during his more pros- $J»QUS years," says Dr. Muhlberg. "It is not fear of seeing children go hungry, or his wife weakened from doing It is the agony of watching neighbor's satisfac- when he has to withdraw from the country club and sell 16-£jrlinder sedan." The old urge to keep up with the Joneses is one of the powerful motives any of us have. It is probably trup when a man finds himself losing in that silly race he to eel that his whole life is a failure. The vanity of is one of the queerest and most compelling traits that nature displays. So They Say! BEGIN HERB TODAY MONICA O'OAIIB fcelp« to «np- poit htr notkert younger brother •nd «U««r by working In a drag •tore in the ««nll town of Belvedere. Her older brother. BII.l., plan« lo mnrrjr ANGIE GILLEN »• *oon a* Ancle divorce* her hiHband. Monnle U In love with DAN CARDIGAN who»e wealth? parent* do not approve ot her. SANDRA LAWRENCE, pretending to be Monnlc'a friend, tries to Vfln Pan from her. Sandra become* anvrr at a maid and her father'* chnuffenr and dl«mf»ir> them. A few dny« later irbcn »he receive* a telephone menage •aylne her father )• badly hart Sandra hurrle* to him only to nnd henelt the victim of kidnaper*, MOW GO ON WITH THE STORY CHAPTER XXV CANDRA'S voice, In spite of her desperate efforts to keep It cool, had a note ot hysteria. •".Where are you taking me now?" "You keep your mouth shut!" The woman In the heavy veil, the one who had joined her captor a moment before, spoke hoarsely. Sandra had a fleeting Impression ehe had heard that voice before and that its owner was attempting to disguise it. She shrank Iroin the glare of eyea behind the heavy drapery ot gauze. There was something wildly intimidating about that stare, They conferred for a few minutes outside the closed door while the girl on the couch, her feet bound, allowed her eyes to rove frantically about the room, seeking some means of escape. There seemed to be none. The wjndow was locked and barred— ehe could see that, Even if ber shackles were loosed it would take some superb tactics to get out of this fetid room. Fool— fool she had been to come alone! They had got her into this trap with maddening ease. Sandra's thoughts home and her father. roved to He would be reading that soiled note presently. If she knew him, he had already telephoned the police, Then what? Would his life also be in danger? Pretending to Bhrug off this notion as pure melodrama, Sandra raised her Roosevelt is a great man, not only because he has a gat mind, but because he has wonderful technique in handl- Hi«n. — Paul Claudel, former ambassador from France. One never knows about life, does one? — Greta Garbo, ie (totress. head proudly. The man re-entered and, stooping, loosened the ropea which bound her slender ankles together. "Come along, you!" he said, not unkindly. "We're eteppln' out of here." Sandra brushed against the woman in the passage as she followed. Again she had a sense ot imminent menace, of an almost tangible hatred. The man indicated she was to sit beside him in the rickety sedan. Before stepping into it Sandra glanced about) quickly to flx the scene in her m|nd, In the dark- Bess she could see only a rotting fence and dooryard. The whole place was like half a hundred discouraged farms tended by renters In the countryside. There was nothing to distinguish it. "Never mind your lookin'." the man cackled. "We're not comin' this way again." The veiled woman clambered into the back seat and Sandra felt those boring eyes upon her. * * * npHBY rode, bumping and evray- * ing, tur «'ti*(. seemed to the girl hours although when she glanced at the dial of her watch she saw It .was only 11 o'clock. Curious they didn't trouble to blindfold her! She knew this road—It was the Embury Turnpike. .Wouldn't it be the simplest thing, she thought, to scream — to attract the attention of some passing motorist? For all she Unew alarms might have been broadcast already regarding her disappearance. As it reading her thoughts, a rasping voice from the rear said harshly, "No funny business now. I've got a gun!" They turned left into a lane lined with poplars. The moon was rising and the landscape lay cool nnd sharply etched before them, like a back drop in a theater. Black against the sky roso a clumsy house, sprouting half a dozen chimneys. Dark. Sinister. "Walt here," the man commanded his hcnohworaan. He jumped out and went about to the back of the house, returning presently in disgruntled mood, "Key's not here," he cried to the woman in tho back seat, Sandra had an almost insane impulse to laugh. It was so absurd, this criminal protesting innocently that he couldn't get into a house because he hadn't a key. The woman wrenched tho car door open, evidencing her intention of searching for the missing key. But instead she paused, stifling a scream. Lights wore blurring the roadbed of the lane. A car was coming toward them at top speed. "It's the cops!" yelled the man. "Let's go." HQ flung himself Into the driver's seat. The startei whirred—died. Again and again he tried it, desperation in every move. But the car bore down on them, "Run for it!" said a hoarse voice, Sandra saw the veiled woman trip over a log. Then the lights of the car shone full into her eyes. "You big—!" Sandra looked up, half laugh- Ing, half crying. But Instead o the friendly blue-coated figure she had expected to see, she found herself staring Into the eyes o: James, the chauffeur. "You all right?" His voice sounded relieved. The woman, having picked herself up, now began to run. In a trice, the long- legged James had overtaken her, boded no good to Sandra. The map, her original captor, hnd by his time disappeared, drifted ntp the darkness somewhere. "You better not talk that way," Jnmes said defensively to Sandra. 'You better be glad I come along n time to save you. When she" ;he indicated tho struggling Hetty) "gets a mad on she's a sure enough wildcat. She waa )ouncl to get even." "I'm not goiu' to let her oft Iko this, so easy," panted Hetty. 'She was sweet on you. Sha ried to get her hooks into you and when she couldn't, she gava is both the air." James intervened. "You enow as well as I do, Miss Lawrence, we can't get jobs without we have a recommend." "They didn't want that—they wanted money," Sandra informed Urn icily. "They've sent a note to my father demanding $50,000." James groaned. "Honest, Hetty, did you do that?" The girl nodded, defiant. "You little nit-wit!" He whirled on her. "Do you know what a mess you can get us into? You and that no-count cousin of yours." "I don't care," Hetty said sullenly. "I said I'd get her and I did. She's not as smart as sho thinks she Is. Anyhow we got to go through with it now. She knows who we are and sho'll get the police after us if we let her go. Don't be such a chicken heart, Jim. She doesn't care Tuesday's Rcsull.s New York 4, Chicago 1. Brooklyn 6, St. Louis 5. Fittiburgh 8, Philadelphia 4, Boston 6. Cincinnati 3. AMERICAN LEAGUE Clubs W L PC New York 15 8 .625 Cleveland 17 11 .G07 Washington 17 11 .G07 Chicago : 14 11 .560 i Philadelphia U 13 .458 i Detroit 11 14 .440 St. Louis 11 17 .393 Boston 7 17 .292 what happens to us. we care about her? starve to death." was shaking her soundly. "Little sap!" Sandra heard him saying. "Pidn't I tell you?" She could hear angry sobs, a protesting murmur. Hetty! It was Hetty who had been her captor, whose burning glance of hate had eaten into ber very flesa. "RECOVERING • • her composure completely, Sandra swung XX herself over the side ot the car. "Would anybody," she Inquired coolly, "tell me what this is all about?" James turned. The habit cf respect was strong but even Sandra could catch the note of dislike. Grudgingly he muttered, "You threw us out without Jobs. You wouldn't give us even a recommend. It wasn't our fault." Sandra flushed. "She was Impudent. She didn't deserve it.' James put a restraining naqc on Hetty, whose lunge, forward Why should She'd let us was danger In the at••• mosphoro. Brooding hatred. The smoke of revenge. Two pairs of eyes stared ut the girl in the Paris frock. "What good Is she anyway?" Hetty raved. "Never does a hand's turn. Makes mischief wherever she goes. What right's she got to live?" Sandra saw something flash In the darkness. She heard a muffled report. She watched, fascinated, the struggling figures, James turned his head sharply. "Get out of here," he barked. "Run for your Ufa. And it you tell about this night — if you get rletty Into trouble — you'll be sorry for it, that's all." Sandra run, stumbling In the •uts, almost sobbing. Briers tore :ier thin stockings and once she fell into a pool of ooze, sinking to her ankles. At last she reached the main road, a bedraggled figure, Which way to turn? She did not know, so took tho right, hoping It led toward home. Her thin shoes were hopelessly inadequate. Her body felt as if it had been beaten. Several cars passed, their lights almost blinding her. Her breath was torn from her now in gusty sobs, every one burning her Tuesday's Results Washington 11, Cleveland 10 (12 innings). St. Louis 3, Boston 2 (11 innings). Other games postponed; rain. 1st Policy Claims on Auto Deaths Motor Accidents Covered Promptly by A. O. U,W. of Kansas FINE BLUFF, Ark—Automobile accidents were responsible for the first two death claims to be paid in the Arkansas division of the A. O. U. W. of Kansas, it was announced Tuesday by Joe B. Hargis, Hope, local deputy fr the A. O. U. W. of Kansas. The first claim was paid to Mrs. Lowella Nix of Hope, on a policy i'cr $1,000 carried by her husband, Alpha A. Nix. who died in that city on April 17, as the result of injuries received in an automobile accident there en April 15. Exactly two weeks from the date of Mr. Nix's death, his widow received a check for $1,000 from J. B. Hargis, A. O. U. W. deputy at Hope. In Fort Smith, District Manager R. A. Geaton has paid to Mrs. Delia Viola Faulkner, the beneficiary of Britain R. Faulkner, Fort Smith man who was victim of an accident that occurred on North Sivth street on April 23. Four persons were run down while en route to church, and Mr. Faulkner was killed. He made but one month's premium payment on his policy, which was issued April 10. The chock for $500 in payment of the claim was received six days attSr paper.-: • were filed in the Newton, (Kan.t office. Joe E. Brown at Saenger Thursday "Elmer the Great" Presents Comedian in Baseball Story Joe E. Brown will be seen on the screen of the Saenger Thursday and Friday, opening with a bargain matinee Thursday at 2:30 in his latcsl ecmccly, "Elmer the Great," which is :aid to be the: mosl uproariously funny of any picture he has appeared in to date. "Elmer the Great," wrillen by Ring Larder and Gecrge M. Cohan, was a comedy riol on Ihe slagc and is said lo be even more halarious as a screen play, because many of the startling icquences which could be only hinted at before the footlinghls are actually depicled in Ihe piclure. Some of Ihe funniest as well as most intense scenes in the picture occur during the playing of a World Series in a downpour of rain. The plot concerns a hick town boy who develops into the champion batsman of the big league. He is also the champion cater and long-time sleeper. His cocksureness makes him the bull of innumerable jokes by olher members of his team. Joe. as Elmer the Great, becomes involved in a love tangle wihch eventually lands him in jail, and very nearly loses the World's Series champion- chip for his team. How he extricates hmiself and finally wins both the game and the girl is one of the most exciting as well as the most laughable incidents in a comedy full of riotous situations and fast action. There is a strong supporting cast, with Patricia Ellis, the new sensation cf the screen, playing Ihe leading feminine role opposite Joe. Others include Frank McHugh, Clair Dodd, Preston S. Foster and Russell Hop| ton. Australia Tightens Grip CANBERRA — (/P) — Australia intends to strcnglhcn her grip on New Guinea, the former Gorman section under mandate from the League of Nations. Territorial cadets, training to meet the difficulties of subduing a wild country and a wild race, are being appointed and the opportunities for advancement have attracted sons of leading families. Girl Scooped All Capital Writer^ Men Reporters Weren't There as Mrs. Roosevelt Talked By HERBERT PLUMMEK ' As.vccln/,c(l Press Correspondent WASHINGTON— (/P)-As a general thing, the wife of the President isn't usually a source of what newspaper folk call "spot" news. Twice a week most of them drop everything and go to the White House- to attend the President's regular press ccnierenccs. They wouldn't think of mirsingscne of those Wednesday morning or Friday afternoon sessions with Ihe chief executive. But it now appears that there are other news sources at. the White House than merely Mr. Roosevelt. Mrs. Roosevelt has emerged as a news- maker who will bear watching. Once a week Mrs. Rcasevclt gives a press conference of her own which is attended only by the newspapcp •wpmen of the capital. The inen of the craft had thought littls of these weekly meetings and had ignored them. Then tho other clay Ihey had Iheir eyes opened— It scemv that Mrs. Roosevelt told tho young women who had gone to the White House that clay thai while she was a teetotaler herself, if it became legal to serve beer, then guests at patched throat, stumbled along On and on &t>e this road, that seemingly bad no turning. At last she heard the pur ot a motor going iu the same direction. She was frightened rather than relieved, bearing men's shouts. What new horrors did this nightmare hold for her? "Sandra!" She heard ber father's Joyous shout just before she lost con- aciouauesa. (Continued on page six) A Correction In an ad carried 'in Ihe Hope Star en Muy 1 entitled "Our first death claim in Hempstead county paid within 8 days" the following phrase was used, "The A. O. U. W. is a full reserve old line insurance company." This should have read, "The A. O. U. p. is a legal reserve, fraternal life insurance .sociely." The error was made unintentionally, and was meant as no reflection on 'the A. O. U. W. of Kansas, which in 56 years of its operation has never compromised a just claim, and is recognized as one of the leaders in the legal reserve life insurance field. the mansion may have it for the ing - ;» M And then she switched lo the sub- jecl of Easier clothing and voiced objection to the purchase of gowns which in price and manner of manufacture would proclaim they must be sweat shop work. Since the Secretary of Labor is waging a crusade on this subject at the present time the announcement was regarded as highly significant. Tho men correspondents in Ihe capital were jarred considerably when they read Ihcse stories in the paper and realized they had been scooped. What they'll do about it is not yet cle-ai. But the general attitude scums to have been expresses! by a columinist on one of the Washington papers. "If Ihe girls Ihink we men," he- wrote, "arc going to miss out on .such economic stories they arc as crazy as galoots." ~ THIS CURIOUS WORLD - In Russia a man's criminal police and court records are deslroyed five years after his release from prison and he can legally disclaim his criminal past even under oath afler lhat period of lime. NOTICE A Meeting Of The Members Of The Hope And Hempstead County Hospital Atsn. Will bu Held On Monday, Kay 22nd. At The City Hall, For The Purpose Of Electing Officers For +.ic i Coming Year. E. S. Greening, Vice-Prcs. 17-Uc KING HENRY VIII TWO OF THEM WERE TWO, ( HE DIVORCED, ONE DIED, AND THE SIXTH OUTLIVED Hl/v\/ CHEWS' ITS FOOD PUTTING IT INTO ITS MOUTH/ A SET OF EXTERNAL FOOD CHOPPERS CUT UP THE FOOD BEFORE IT IS PASSED INTO THE /AOUTH PROPER/ NFAR KOLHAPU5, INDIA, A SNAKE CAUSED /OO DEATHS'/ IT CRAWLED FROM A FLOATINS LO& ONTO A BOAT, WHICH_5W?5 UPSET bY THE PANIC, AND IOO PERSONS WERE DROWNED. AUS.14,1932, Mftd. SID HENRY TELEPHONE! 321 If all men had the solf-saint* mind, And sought tlic same position, The world would bo, ns you'll agree Chaotic In condition. Thus some must sow and. some musl reap; And some must play the mighty deep; And some must wake, while others Bleep- Bach has his given mission. And thus the great world thrives and grows, As each man helps his brother; Die great an dsmall, the short nnd tall, They nil help one another.—Selected. Mrs. Ben Goodlctt of Ozan visited with friends and attended the District Conference at First Methodist church, held in this city on Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. John Wellborn had ns Monday and Tuesday guest, Mrs. Wellborn's father, Rev. J. H. Glass, Slate Anti-Snloon League superintendent. Mr. and Mrs. Merle Scantland and daughters of Lewlsville were Tuos- dny guests of Mr. nnd Mrs. James L. Jamison. Mrs. Alvin Wilson of Oakland City, Ind., Is in tho city to attend the bedside of her mother, Mrs. W. H. Stewart, who is seriously ill at the Julia Chester hopsltal. Misses .Nora nnd Mary Arncll of Emmet wore Wednesday guests of Mr. nnd Mrs. J. B. Arnett. Miss Dove Knolls has returned from a visit with her nunl, Mrs. S. H. Bat- lie in Blevins. Among the many interesting messages received by different mothers in the city on Mothers' Day was a radiogram. received by Mrs. M. H. kr Barlow from her daughter, Dr. Alice ' Brown from Peiping, China, via Santa Cruz, P. I." and Carmcl, Calif, via mail lo Hope, Ark. Col. and Mrs. Chas. Garrctl of Lil- lle Rock were week end guests of their mother, Mrs. Fannie Garrctl and other relntives. Dr. and Mrs. F. A. Buddin of Tox- arkana, and Dr. H. 11. Griffin of Camden, were among the delegates attending. District conference in First Melh- cdisl chm-ch in this cily on Tuesday. Mrs. R. T. White, Mrs. George Ware and Mrs. J. M. Houston were Monday visitors in Texarkana. The Womans Missionary Socicly of Flrsl Mothodisl church with Mrs. W. G. Allison as committee chairman, served a most tempting lunch to tho delegates allending Ihe Prescoll District M. E. conference in Hope Tucs- Beauty Will Bow In British Court • > ETHEL To be presented at the Court of St. James in Yondon Ihis month is Miss Virginia Kent (above), daughler of A. Atwaler Kent, prominent in Philadelphia, Pa., society. day. Covers were laid fr 135. o Mrs. Ernest Shiver, Mrs. Bessie D. Green, Mrs. J. A. Brady and Mrs. F. N. Porter motored lo Waldo Tuesday evening where Ihey attended n meeting of tile O. E. S., with Mrs. Caroline Sponenburgcr. Worthy Grand Matron, ol Ihe Grand Chapter of Arkansas Order of Eastern Star, as guest of honor. They were accompanied home by Mrs. Sponenbarger, who was the overnight guest of Mrs. J. A. Brady. Mrs. D. B. Thompson is spending the week with Mr. and Mrs. Ruffin Boyett in Liltle Hock. Mr. and Mrs. Duvall Purkins and little daughter, Nancy Lane, and John Furkins, of Little Rock, were wedk end guests of Misses Marie and Nannie Purkins. MAJESTIC Electric Refrigerators HOPE MUSIC CO. Phone 450 Williams & Sutton Service Station Third & Wnhitit Sinclair Oil Products Exicle Batteries Phone 700 The Salvation Army talks ot salvation . . . the Evangelist speaks of Redemption . . , and the Priest talks about Purgatory nnd we'll give you "HELL, BELOW" SUNDAY & MONDAY. NOW RICHARD ARI,EN MARY BRIAN "SONG of the EAGLE" Here's a program wo KNOW You'll Like! 2:30 Mat. Thur 15c THUR. & FRI. Sae America BURST its sides laughing at JOIB ROW ElMCftrGKEM / A MftUGury 'b > oy?-Tite'3>inV ALL GOHE.? . G-IUE. HIM ft HftrtO; JjKiL THt^ f (C ,t \^ .. A CMftRf-VbuHG- MAM? ft CMftP,r G-IUE^ HIM ft , iMi3f?e.<?5>ioH" vbu wouui? GIVE- HIM 0 HftNE>- .•'A-MOON, i /:-—•— GlUE. Wf\ A -*• Litllo Mit-s Dora Lou Franks, daugh- ler of Mr. and Mrs. Cline Franks, was given a delightful birthday party Tuesday afternoon, celebrating her | j'j™ n " s ~ which iV"one~reaYon"the senate Icurth anniversary. Guests were: Car- comrn j Uee proposes to invesligale Morgan to Face Probe This Month Object of Senate Attack Controls 74 Billions' Resources By J. R. BRACKETT Associated Press Correspondent NEW YORK-(/p)—Wall Street's tradilional poker face conceals an undercurrent of extraordinary interest .hcsc days over the prospect that J. 3 . Morgan himself may testify in the senate banking committee's investigation of financial practices. The power of the Morgan firm is >oth actual and proverbial. Undoubtedly its actual power is great, and innncial legend often ascribes to il /irtual money diclalorship. Influence Rated In Billions Lewis Corey, economist, calculated hat in 1929 the Morgan firm con- rolled or influenced some $74,000,100,000 of corporate resources and cap- tal. The figure was arrived at by racing • interlocking directorates and he so-called community of interest among leading New York banks. Private banks are not required to make public statistics of their opera- oline Sue Cornelius, Jimmy Cornelius, Weil Testerman, Ray Williams, Jimmie Wallers, Rosa Mary Coop, Donnic Duffic, John S. Kylcr, Jimmie Smith, Marion" Keith Jessup, John Slroud Peggie Marie Pennoycosl, Linda Jones, Linda Duncan and Howard Cobb, Loreta James, John Gibson Elsworlh Bailey Martin Pool, Jr., Bobbie Ward, and Frances Drake. Ice cream and cake were served as refreshments. Scuvcniers were given to the guests. Circle No. 4 of First Baplisl church met Tuesday in the home of Mrs. Harry Shiver on West Sixth street. Seven members were present. Mrs. John Owens gave the devotional from the second chapter of Acts, followed by a prayer by Mrs. Charley Hnynes. An interesting program was presented on homo missionaries. Translating the Word in our homo land was given by the program chairman, Mrs. A. M. Key. An ice course was served as refreshments. The Hope Chapter O. A. S. will mcel in regular session in the Masonic hall, South Elm street, Thursday night at 7:30 o'clock. There will be initiatory work. A welcome is extended lo visitors and out-of-town members. How She Lost 29 Pounds in 3 Months "I am using your Kruscbcn Sails lo reduce nnd I've used a bottle and a half nnd dieted some and lost 29 pounds in 3 months. I feel so much heller and intend to keep on taking the Salts as I was almost 50 pounds overweight." Mrs. Thclma Gravely, Roseville, Calif. (Jan. 11, 1933). To lose fat and al Ihe same lime gain in physical atracliveness and feel spirited and youthful lake on half teaspoonful of Kriischeii in a glass of hot water before breakfast every morning. A jar that lasls 4 weeks coals bul n trifle ;il any drugstore in the world hul be sure and gel Krusclien Sails the SAFE way lo reduce wide hips, prominent fronl and double chin and again feel Ihe joy of living—money back if dissatisfied after the first jar. —Adv. NOTICE A Meeting Of The Members Of The Hope And Hempstead County Hospilal At-sn. Will bo Held On Monday, Muy 22nd. At Tlu- Cily Hall, For The Purpose Of Electing Officers For ;j.'ho Coining Year. K. S. Greening, Vice-Pres. 17-He Straw Hats Cleaned and Blocked ELSONHUCKIN proposes them. Winthrop W. Aldricb, head of the Chase National bank, largest commercial bank in the, world, recently proposed legal changes which would force private banks to submit to the same regulation as commercial banks and which would end interlocking directorates among baniS and corporations. In Aldrich's proposal the financial district saw foreshadowings of great financial change, and, since Rockefeller is a large stockholder in Chase, is was easy to visualize a Morgan- Rockefeller war. He's Testified Before To Morgan testifying would not be entirely new. In 1915 lie appeared before the Industrial Relations commission investigating industrial unrest. M^-gan's father before him also had given public testimony. This was before the "money trust" inquiry of the Pujo committee in 1912. He had not, Morgan, the elder, saTd, "the slightest power. Only in extremely unusual circumstances has Morgan allowed himself to be qupted or even to be seen by newspapermen, although he appears in the small pill box-like building at 23 Wall street regularly. • Thomas Lamont a chief partner, usually sees the press, but neither may Lamont be quoted. What other partners say also is "off the record." As J. Pierpont Morgan, the elder, was silent, so his son of the same name has nothing lo say, It was during the administration of President Theodore Roosevelt that Morgan, the elder, testified. Will it be under another Roosevelt that another Morgan will be questioned? Films Demand Beauty Auto Without Frame Tried by Australia SYDNEY - (£>) — An all-Australian four cylinder motor car will shortly be placed on the market. The cylinders are horizontally opposed, which, it is claimed, gives the motor even lorque and centralizes the weight of Ihe car. There is no chassis, the engine and driving parts being filled to the body on special brackets. Crop Rotations Give Better Acre Yields RALEIGH N. C.-(/P)—Definite ro- lalion of crops is building up Norlh arolina soils and giving more economical acre yields, says Enos C. Blair, extension agronomist at State college. One result is shown in permanent soil improvement and another in the amount of grain planted and harvested. More wheat was sown Ihis season for flour lhan al any time since 1919, Blair says. .Eighteen-Day Speech LONDON-(#>)-One of the longest opening speeches ever made i nan English court of law has just been concluded in the court of appeal. Sir William Jowitt sat down after laking 18 days lo open an appeal in a case which lasted 43 days when tried before Ihe king's bench division. « Sir William spoke for more lhan 90 hours—five hows a day for five days o week. Vi-s, lieaiKy helps. . . . Throe of t|, o .|o R |,.| s sc .i t . t . tt .,, ,.,.,' •1000 lo m,->..,ir in "Maiden Ouis.V a I1MV ,„„,,,„„ ( . OI1U . ( , ''"^ !!M A*?" 1 '- 1 ' 1 '" '° I ' is ' ll> €iw> ." toHGor, Kay .Gordon and Alico The number of persons in receipt of pensions or.allowances from the British ministry of pensions on March 31, 1932, was 1,181,000, compared with 1,205,500 on March 31, 1931. King George has consented to the pale of a gramophone record of his Christmas Day broadcast, thai Ihe proceeds go lo the British "Wireless for the Blind" fund. 4 Votes For I for all workers in THE PROSPERITY CLUB These last few days of the contest we will give four votes for each one cent of purchases at this store. That means if you buy a $2.95 pair of shoes you get 1180 votes. Here's a chance for a lot of votes. Buy your Summer footwear needs at Hitt's before pi-ices advance. Men's Two Tone Oxford Featuring the new punched black- and-white or tan-aml-smokcd elk shoes for Hummer. Also in plain leather styles. O'f Brownbill quality. In all sizes. $1.37 TO $3<97 New Summer Footwear Styles Brownbilt Pumps and Ties, in Ihe choicest of the season's new styles. In while, blonde or black. Spike or boulevard heels. Widlh AAA to C. Sizes 3 to 8. $1.97 T. $3.97 Beautiweave Hose in the new Summer shades. Brown ^ Shoe Store WITT'S "You Don't Have lo Be Rich to Be Stylish" Sweet Home The annual Decoration Day at Sweet Home was well allended. After the regular morning services a short time was spent in a Mother's Day service. Mrs. Homer Brown of.Beard- en sang "My Wonderful Mother," with her daughter, Miss Una May, at vTie pianc. Miss Inez Huskey read the beautiful poem "My Mother." Bro. Arnold of Prescott delivered the morning address. A luncheon was served at the noon hour and 1:30 the usual march and decoration of the graves. The rest of the afternoon was' spent in singing. Lots of fine singers were present. We were especially glad to welcome so many good singers from Boughton, Blevins, Prescott and other- places.. All are invited back next year. ; Mr. and Mrs. Homer Brown and children of Bearden, Mr. and Mrs. .James Black of Texarkana, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Nelson of Waldo, Mr. and Mrs. James Carruthers L' El Dorado were among those from a distance to attend the services here: Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Campbell were visiting friend? in Blevins Monday night. Mr. and Mrs. Vernii Slagle were visitinn relatives here last week. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Britt and daughters, Laurence and Estelle,. attended the singing here Sunday afternoon, . , , Mi's. Howard Hendrix and son of California are here visiting Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Huskey. GovernorlBtcrs Spa Fish Contest Futrell to Arrive Friday for Hotel Kingsway Competition HOT SPRINGS, Ark.—Gdyefnof Futrell. has. notified Brucfe -Wallace of the Kingsway hotel that he will be in Hot Springs Friday as a fcop^tltor for the $25 cash prize offered,by .Wai" lace to the visitor who catches with artificial bait the largest bass in either Lake Hamilton or La^e Catherine. Lee Miles, chairman of the 'State Fish and Game Commission, and Guy Amsler, secretary, also announced they would complete. ., Although both lakes aire higher than usual and "dingy," man^ of the adjacent basins and streams are 5 clearing rapidly. « . •.'*'-! Blevins The Mother's Day program and. decoration at Sweet Home was attended by many of the Blevins people.. Mrs. Sweeney Copeland and son, Jim. were week end guests .of - her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Brown. Mr. Copeland came out on Sunday and accompanied them to Sweet Home.' Mr. and Mrs. im BlacJk of > Texarkana were visiting friends in Blevins Friday. Rev. Glass,, president.- of ;the Anti Saloon League. of Little Rock spoke at the Methodist church'Sunday morning. ' .••;';.' Mrs. Perry Smith, . Beatrice and Mary Sue, Bill Foster and' EspyiWood left for Tucson, Arizona, .Wednesday morning. . '•.''-"•;• Miss Esther Stephens who has • been working in Texas for - the last few: months is here for a'brief stay with relatives and friends. : Mr. and Mrs. Earl White and son, were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Stephens. Jewel Bruce .was a business visitor in Hope Friday. ' ; Mr. and. Mrs. A, H. Wade were shopping in Hope.Friday. Miss Christine Mayfield of :E1,Do- rado is visiting in the Marlbrook com-, munity. i Mr.' and Mrs. Fletcher Smith o£ Gurdon and Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Smi* of Arkadelphia, were Sunday guests of Mrs. Martha Smith. / J. Glynn Coker of Glenwood was atlending to business in Blevins Monday and Tuesday of this week.. • .(' Gilbert Copeland of Prescott filled his regular appointment at the Church of Christ Sunday. / Mrs. E. N. Bacon of Hope / were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs.'EIvin Bruce. j - ^m _Jpl Victim: His.Ki< .William- wealthy Freeport,''flUi?1 tiirer, allowed himself it raped for $25*000 raas abductors might* be * Trevllllan was fottnd • gagged In a cabin -witfe accused as h!a'ltlfl -~ ' N O T Hollywood La(*s in Australia CANBERRA.-(/P)-Hollywood is losing the grip .which it formerly held on the Australian film market. American pictures exhibited lapt year declined 40 per cent, while- Australian and English movies doubled in num-. ber. Two new talkie Companies have organized here. . » Large Chicago has recently been forced*,., several pianos inithis.Viejnjt ing (bungalow style ^upVigL. graniis and a fine playe'rtpia struments are modern'ahdforif ly uised.- A large pbrtibnr'oij pric'e has already transfer these pianos' to^ parties willing to pay; butt cash or monthly pavments.^I particulars, phone or*wri{e»'5 •/ ;:%! '/ FRED M. WELLS,- Ati'dlfc % Hotel Grim . 1 ( , Texarkana, Arkansas jL. PAINS IN THE B/ Are danger signals corrected at once. Nature ne to restore normal functioning7^f If you suffer from pains in th" frequent or burning passage^ highly colored urine, ,c ting up nights, be fi Dr., Bonds K and B' once and know what it' free of pain and sleep, Price, 60c and $1.20. ^.Byp Bond's Pharmacy Co.," fiittl Aik. (Proprietors , of Bond's: _ Fills.) Sold by Ward & : Sons,fDif gists. •' • .iaa Phone 484 112 West Second 10,000. Sport-Silk DRESSES Purchased By Penney Stores in Texas and Arkansas This purchase was made possible through the combine cooperation of our buying and selling departments—the makers and Ihe manufacturers. All have taken much of their profits in order to make possible these remarkable values. Our allotment of only one hundred of these wonderful drscscs arrived by express today. Never Before-Probably Never Again- have dresses of pure silk washable flat crepe—been ot- fcred at the amazingly low price of I?" Vtl{ $B • "T 4 l ?l Fifty per cent in white shades. Balance in pastels. Sizes 12 to 44. Selling Event Starts at Nine A. M. Thursday

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