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The quicker you selL , i&cerusn, lOc per lint .,,, minimum 30c U?f. Theie rates for consecutive * fy-' insertions, g»\ J S iniertions, 6c pet line ..,'' minimum SOc' *' I insertions, 5c per line ^'' v minimum 90c A . 1C insertions,^ per line mizumuni $3.12 (Average 5Vi words to the line) ItOTE—warn advertisements ac- over'the telephone may be with the understanding bill is payable on presen- . of ftatement, before the tint .p«bUc«tiaa. W Phone 768 Clubs Memphis — ~ - tew Orleans .. ..— Jirmingham Atlanta . . _ Nashville ._ . Chattanooga . . Little 4ock Knoxville — NOTICE 'Skating rink open tonight (Friday) • •* • ' t free. Skates 15c and20c. Ic HOW STAND SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W L PC. _ _ .25 13 .658 .26 15 .634 ^2 16 J _ -19 18 J _ ,18 18 .500 ...17 19 .472 11 24 .314 . _. 9 24 .273 SALESMAN SAM It's a Simple Tatk! By SMALL Friday's Results Atlanta 5, Little Rock 3. , Memphis 4, Knoxville 3. New Orleans 5, Chattanooga 3 (10 innings). Birmingham 2, Nashville 1. NATIONAL LEAGUE Clubs Pittsburgh . New York . Brooklyn St. Louis .. Cincinnati Boston Chicago Philadelphia _ W L J«e. ..is 9 .m .17 10 .«30 13 U -Stt ..15 15 .500 ..14 14 .500 ..15 17 .469 ..12 17 .414 9 21 .300 OVM, OU«, W 1 S\EUR zee sties, pueez-e? remodel your home or rool give you from 1 to 2 years to pay ' «'567J or 220W. Collins & Har- 19-3 Jtipert'Frigidarre electric refrigera- Ki^'TepWring. Prices low. Bacon |5jjjptric Co., South Main.' , 12-26c t LAWN MOWERS sharpened by ~ng. R; L. Taylor. 815 West Sixth , Hope, Arkansas. 5-26 Friday's Results St. Louis 8, New York 7 (10 innings), I Boston 5, Pittsburgh 3. Philadelphia 5, Cincinnati 4. Brooklyn at Chicago, rain. AMERICAN LEAGUE WASHTUBBS FOR SALE SALE—Choice Bermuda hay per bale at barn. P. T. Staggs. ' , Arkansas. 18th-6tc Clubs W L Pe New York 18 9 .687 Washington ~ .18 13 .581 Cleveland 18 13 .581 Chicago : 16 12 .571 Philadelphia —13 14 .481 Detroit 16 .429 t Louis _ .12 19 .387 Boston - - 8 19 .296 'L<* 175x100 feet. With North and f South approach. West Third street. For fillir»g station. Phone 742-w. 2-26tc K-fiiaredo, O-Too-Tan, Velvet Beans, fev;Hegari, Sagrain and Cane seed and 'f "plants. Ornamental gold fish and supplies. Monts Seed Store. 1-26 LOST .V Strayed from my place 10 miles east iofr Hope, Wednesday, May 17th., 2 bird ;dogs. I female pointer, liver and White, 2% years old, named "Bess." I lemon and white -spotted, almost brown setter, lemon ears, named \"Jpe," I year old. Reasonable reward Ipjr information leading to recovery Kwl Barham. Emmet, Ark. FOR SALE • * We have for Quick turn 32 Lots ad, io^ping Paisley School with three cabins, one three room htome and barn Price J200Q. Easy terms. Six room house with three lots Price J450. 40 acres improved land, $250. 20 acres joining corporate limits 11000. ' 90 acres at Shover, $350. ' }Q0 acres improved, $750. "T "flje Literary Digest says, "It doe not take a financial genius to know - !«A?J?fOW J* TH 2 TIME TO BUY. ;i Bridewell A fyler, Arkansas Bank . ™• - 19-3tc Friday's Results New York 6, St. Louis 5. Philadelphia 9, Cleveland 2. Detroit 7, Boston 5. Chicago 10, Washington 1. •••• Turin Guarantees Its Spaghetti TURIN, Italy.— (JP)— A diploma from the newly established cooking schoo at the National Gastronomical Academy here will be accepeted anywhere n Italy as a-guarantee that the holder is a master in the art of preparing spaghetti. The school specializes in Italian dishes. Bones of 2000 hippopotami killed by prehistoric hunters were found in a single cave in Sicily. ,/ 'VKSSAM/ » BW<e5 WT J6S FO' VOO, MISTA 5LU06 GR6KT JOK6 ON MKT6 Easy Can't Resist I By CRANE TRECTtCES ANDllisYRlErTD In Dutch ! By BLOSSEI Several good refrigerators, taken in trade on Majestic Electric boxes. Phone 450. Hope Music Co. 18-3c WANTED WANTED—Cream. Highest market price. All kinds of poultry, eggs, and hides. Highest market prices paid, Hope Produce Company. *8-3t NOTICE Furniture repairing, upholstering, refinishing. City references. Satisfaction guaranteed. Cast off furniture taken as pay. 125 South Walnut. 18-p WRIGLEYS N UOOK, MB. MILUGMJ ! 15M'T HE A FRECKLES PARROT AU-THE WAV FROM •COCO5 ISLAND FOR &OYO&OY.' SE& HOW SMART HE 15 HE KWOW& YOU'RE A POUCEMAN,50 HE'S ' A BOW FOR YOU..., TALK ABOUT CLEVER ?.' THE BEST POLICEMAN ALL OF 5HADVS1DE, lr HE ONLY KNEW IT ? i i > v <& *SP < J4&-/- HONEST, M t DIDNT SAY THAT.,. HONEST/ THE NEWFANGLES (Mom'o Pop) Meal Fellows! By COWAN NOT ONLV HIS BOTTLES, BUT HIS DISHES AND COP AND PANS, AND THEN/NWHIL.E: HE'S EATING ,T14E TUES MUST BE KEPT OFF VOL) MEAN, EVEPY TIME HE USES A. BOTTLE VOO GO THROUGH ALL THIS *? NO,PONT WtPE THEM- IV S MOPE «3PNITARV TO •SCALD AND F\LL THEM WITH BOtUNO WATER- THEN VOU PUT THE LITTLE CAPS ON EACH ONE. --J EVEWTHING IN CONNECTION WITH HIS FOOD MUST -BE. ABSOLUTELV 1 SANITARY! '* <h AWeeklnHoiw Wy Cttntt MW VOLUME 34—NUMBER (AP)-*- (NBA)- Here and There Editorial By Alex, tt. Waahburn i— W ITH the supreme court knocking out the county salary reduction law today, and the validity of the state's bond refunding program challenged by the bondholders, the net result of the economy program of the legislature'this spring are sadly reduced. Governor Futrcll may save his re- howcvcr, and he HOPE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, MAY 22,1933 Sttt 6t Hop* founded t«99| Hop* &*li« 1*2»4 f. PRICB Water Pours Out of Brokeji Levees Inundating Crops 15 Breaks on St. Francis, Big Slough, Menace Northeast Counties REFUGEES IN TENTS J o n t e s b o r o C a 11 s o n Guardsmen for Housing for Homeless Families Wfundlng program, can show definite results in the con> solidatlon of state bureaus and the slashing of department appropriations —but the local side of economy legislation is lost. Most men are agreed that the last legislature was better than average. The men who went there as the chosen representatives of the people wanted to do the right thing. But other men would not leave them alone. ' Prominent among these other men were a host of county officials who gathered at Little Rock from *11 parts of the state and maintained a lobby which was successful in hacking to pieces the original county salary bill so that it would eventually be declared unconstitutional—and today it PARAGOULD, Ark.—(/P) — Hundreds of additional afcres of farmland in northeast Arkansas and southeast sotiri were being inundat- Monday as the result of breaksdn the St. Francis river and the Big Slough drainage ditch levees. Water is pouring through two breaks in the Big Slough Icvcc above here, flooding the lowlands; and at least one ndw break in the Missouri side of the St. Francis was reported Monday, bringing to 15 the total number of breaks, ranging from a few feet to 250 feet in width. Some families have been forced to" leave their houses. The Red Crass at Jonesboro planned to ask the Arkansas National Guard for 2(KMents for refugees from Monette. was so declared. XXX The upshot of this fight of the people against state lobbies conducted by tn'eir own county officers will be a wide-spread use of the same remedy found by the voters of Union county. Unable to Cope with a state ring, the Union county, electorate Initiated and passed a local salary law, which the supreme court has recognized as'valid. Next year, therefore, most of the counties of Arkansas will follow suit. After all, state economy belongs to the legislature, and local economy to the voters at home, ^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ U^^Ml^^W * ^^^^B ^^^^^^. .^^^^^^i. ^^^^^ ^^^^^& -^^^^^^^^^^^^^^- ''•^^^^^ .^^^^^l" *' ^ T^jy ITS ISOLATii County Salarf Act Declared Void flr .-.- ,V «'. Reduction Law Is Held "Local Bill" by Supreme Court Main Local Economy Effort of Legislature Is Lost Crimm Closes His 4-Weeks Revival 120 Persons Unite With Hope Churches at the Tabernacle 14 Breaks In Levees KENNETT, Mo.—(/P)—Lcvcesspn the St. Francis river broke at 14 places in Missouri and Arkansas Sunday flooding 5,000 acres in' Dunkjlnf cojinty, "Mp.»,Cand about 25,000 acrMpj^Atjtanr Not only was the river pouring huge quantities of water through the gaps, but water from flooded land in Clay and Green counties' in Arkansas poured back into the river Sunday with such force that it washed out the Missouri levees in four places. Total damage by flood waters of the St. Francis in Apri land May is estimated at ?1,000,000. Areas of land un- nksr water were estimated at 40,000 ijjjprcs in Arkansas and 8,500 acres in ••'Missouri. Engineers expect that two more feet of water will gather in the Cardwell- Paragould area. Thirty men patrolling the levees were marooned for several hours on the Missouri side of the water. They were taken off the levees in boats at noon. Sore Spot of Valley ' MEMPHIS.—(tf 1 )—The soggy, overburdened St. Francis river levee system collapsed near Bertig, Ark., early Sunday flooding additional thousands of acres and driving hundreds of families from their homes. The St. Francis river levee system has b?cn the sore spot of the Mississippi valley's flood fight since heavy rains in the Ohio valley put an addec burden on the Mississippi river. As the big river has continued to rise, its tributaries in the lower valley have been unable to discharge water from nusually heavy local rains. ^Thousands of unproductive lowland icres were the first to go under water Then the backwater pushed up over planted ground, destroying crops anc in many cases making the ground toi wet for replanting. Much of the lane covered by Sunday's breaks had been flooded before this year and then replanted. The crest from the Ohio valley water apparently had passed Cairo, 111., on its way to Memphis today, The United States Weather Bureau here said the Mississippi hit 51.8 feet at Cairo Sunday morning and was beginning to fall. A stage of 38.5 to 39 feet was predicted for Memphis by the latter part of the week. Harriman Found After Suicide Try Aged Banker Given Even Chance to Live for Fraud Trial 'f '•*Tfec HACKED TO PIECES County Officials' Lobbies Tore Original Bill to Bits 9 l-W'^--r-— -,' LITTLE ROCK—(7P)—Tho specific exemption of Union county from , its provisions was declared l^y'the Arkansas Supreme Court Monday to have invalidated, the entire general county salary act of 1933, except for two sections discontinuing publication 'of the delinquent tax land list. Union countyj was exempted from the salary-fixirtg provisions because it had last y&r initiated its own county salary law. •' The exemption- of Union county, however, made it a local act, and therefore unconstitutional, the court held. Eyangelist B. B. Crimm brought his revival meeting to a close Sunday night after preaching here for more .han four weeks. An overflow crowd .urned out Sunday night to hear his Final sermon -and to say farewell to the evangelist and his party. One, hundred and twenty persons made tneirway to •the' tabernacle altar expressing the desire to unite in membership with local churches since the evangelist issued his first'general call to the congregation, which was the night of May 5, Closing the revival the Rev. Mr. Crimm stated that all pastors of Hope churches would receive 'a list of names of those wishing to unite as members. Many persons joined .the various Hope churches during services Sunday. Seventy-three persons were received at First Baptist church. Evangelist Crimm spoke Sunday night on the subject, "Hitting in a Pinch, or the Knockout Punch." His sermon brought many persons to the altar, asking acceptance by faith. The evangelist and his party are leaving here for Brownsville, Texas, where he opens his next meeting. Child Killed, Four Injured With Gun 12-Year-Old Boy Stumbles, Slaying Sister, Wounding Others SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark.—(/P)—One child was killed and four were wounded, two seriously, by the accidental discharge of a gun here Sunday, it was learned Monday morning. Dale Kinsey, 12, was carrying the gun from the house into the yard to play squirrel-hunting. He stumbled and fell at the door. The gun discharged and his sister Helen, 10, fell mortally wounded. Ruby Harris, 16, and an infant she was carrying, were seriously wounded. Two others were less seriously injured. The accident occurred at the home of Dave Kinsey in view of Mr, and Mrs. Kinsey and neighbors. Decision Expected ' The invalidating of the county salary act of the last legislature had been forecast by opinions of the attorney general and decisions of the lower courts. , ; The aittorney general ruled some time ago that-the salary-fixing provisions of the "lifw were unconstitutional because separate calculations for each county made it local legislation, which is forbidden to the legislature. But he held, that since the delinquent land list was a statewide matter, handled in the same manner in each county, the killing of this publication was valid. Some of the lower courts clung to the opinion tthat irregularities in the entire bill were sufficient to cancel all of it—but the supreme court sustained the position of the attorney general. Blocked by Lobbies Collapse of the county economy move was laid .to a long and deter, mined fight between taxpayers' representatives in the legislature and lobbies of county officials which kept a watchful eye on Little Rock to see that salaries were maintained in substantially their present amount. The original county salary bill was so hacked to pieces, with special provisions for office-holders in eaeli of the 75 counties, that it was freely predicted immediately after adjournment of the legislature that it never would be approved by the supreme court. YORK.— Joseph W. Harriman, indicted banker who disappeared Friday from a private sanitarium supposedly with suicide intent, stabbed himself over the heart Saturday in Old Orchard Inn, at Roslyn, L. I., where police had found him a few hours earlier, suffering only from indigestion. Rushed to the Nassau County hospital, at Minrola, Mr. Horriman, scheduled to appear in federal court Monday was given an even chance to live. Doctors taid his wound was not serious in itself, but might prove so in the case of an elderly man suffering from the complications of diseases. FLAPPER FANNY SAYS: B»O.U.». PAT.Off. Steel and Freight Exceed Last Year Actual Business Figures Now Surpassing Those of Year Ago CHICAGO.— (If)— Business Saturday reported accelerated building construction and cotton spinning, improved txetile wages, steel furnaces re- lighted and freight carloadings surpassing the previous year's level foi the first time since October, 1029. The Labor Department at Washington announced an advance of 21.2 pei rent in building expenditures fron March 15 to April 15, and a small gait in wholesale commodity prices. The commodity price index stood at 60. for April, against 60.2 for March and 65.5 for April 1932. Freight loaded on the railways week before last tqtaled 531,095 cars, an increase of 13,835 cars ove?; the same week of 1932 and a gain of 7,276 cars above the preceding week. Steel operations in the Clevelanc region were reported at 59 per cen of capacity, a three point pain, anc the magaine Daily Metals Trade anticipated improvement above 60 pci cent next week with the national scale well over 40 per cent soon. It forecast increases both at Chisago anc Pittsburgh. At Youngstown steel making is expected to move from 40 to 43 per cent of capacity next week. Firing of additional furnaces at Gary according to Dow, Jones & Company, is likely to bring production this week to 40 per cent of capacity against 32 per cent last Monday. There's one morning make-up O/D housewife ever misses. Apart fo| 17 Years An embrace they have been waiting 17 years for Is shown here as Tom Mooncy greeted his wife in the San Francisco jail, where Mooncyf has been removed from the San Quentin prison for his new trial. Mrs. Mooncy has been fighting for her husband's release, since his conviction in ilie Preparedness Day Bombing. Bank of Stephens Robbed by Pair of Unmasked Bandits Undetermined Amount of Money Taken in Daylight Holdup OFFICERS~ON TRAIL Pair Reported Surrounded Near Mt. Holly, Union • . County STEPHENS, Ark.—{£>) Two; unmasked men at Il:3C Monday morning held up and robbed the Bank of Stephens of an undetermined amounl and fled south in .the direction of Mt. Holly, tlnion County. An hour later it was believed officers had the bandit pair surroundec near Mt. .Holly! Union county. Clyde Waley, cashier of'the looted Stephens bank, told the Star by telephone at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon that he could not state the.approxi- mate amount of money taken. He said two men'parked their automobile near the entrance of the bank emerged with the motor still running and entered the bank with drawn pistols, i One of the men ordered Mr. Waley and Miss Mary Hare, the only person: in.the.bank at the time of the rob bery, to lie.on the floor. .Owe of. the robbers stood guard whili the other ransacked, the money cage and the vault. , Afte* gathering up' all available money the p>rfr/left the.btmk unnoticed.--Before leaving, the robber told Mr. .Waley and Miss Hare to lie oh. the floor and not give an alarm until several minutes afterward. It was believed the, two robbers traveled in a southerly'direction from Stephens, Mr. Waley said. Defendant Faints During City Court Orville Stanley, 24, Keels Over in Traffic Law Case Masonic Meeting A called meeting of the Whitficld lodge has been set for Tuesday night at 7:30 at Masonic hall pn South Elm street. Work in master's degree will be discussed. Charged with reckless driving, Orville Stanley, 24, might have been thinking about a heavy fine Judge W. 1C. Lemley would impose upon him— or it might have been the hot weather—anyway Stanley fainted during municipal court proceedings at the cify hall Monday morning. While being questioned while standing in front of Judge Lemley's desk relative to the speed he was traveling When arrested, Stanley's knees wavered for a moment, then he slumped to the floor. It was 10 minutes before Stanley was revived. He was taken from the courtroom to a cooler place in the building. The case of reckless driving against Stanley was continued until May 29. Other cases heard Monday were: Viola Nelson, drunkenness; plea of puilty, fined ?10 and costs. Clishus Muldrow, drunkenness; plea of guilty, fined ?10 and costs. Woodson Hightowcr, petit larceny; dismissed upon motion of city attorney. Claudell Johnson, drunkenness; plea of guilty, fined $10 and costs. Eid Jones, gambling; dismissed upon motion of city attorney. Civil cases were: Commercial Credit Company vs. G. J. McGregor, action on a note; continued until June 5. ' Edith Cole vs. Faye Nejim, action on account; dismissed at cost of plaintiff. I,r:;lrr Wade vs. Dave Trouter et al, ar'.'ni on account; continued until Juiii. 1 I). Tom Lee Blackwood vs. Dave Troutner, ct al, action on account; continued until June 5. State cases were: Mrs. Sam Hacker, possessing intoxicating liquor for sale; continued until May 29. John R. Robinson, failure to vac-ate dwelling house; continued until May 29. «»-v A Special 24-Page World's Fair Edition, containing a complete preview of everything at the Exposition in Chicago will bo found in next Sunday's Chicago Hearald and Examiner. Be sure to get this souvenir of the great 1933 World's Fair. —Adv. Decline in Cotton Apparently Ends i Shows 9-Point Gain Monday, Closing at 8.31-32 for July The reactionary movement which carried cotton down almost one cent a pound last week appeared to have ended Monday, when July contracts closed up !) points at 8.31-32, against the previous close of 8.22. The market closed weak, and sold down for a time as low as 8.13, against the season's righ of 8.97 only a week ago. But trade rallied late in the morning, and closing quotations were approximately at the high for the day. Watching All Roads A deputy -in the sheriff's office a Camden told The Star by "telephon late Monday afternoon that the tw men who robbed the Bank of' Steph ens were believed to be surroundec by officers in the vicinity of Mtt Holly Union county. The sheriff's departments from Cam den, El Dorado and Magnolia wer scouring all roads from Stephens lead ing toward Mt. Holly. Know Him? Pledge to Ei to End War Norman America Return* cietofLateWoodi We Agree t,^ rope, and M.y I si The through told the nations:of Moridky that she ,^c suit With them when menaced. ,i; Davis also* said; America agrees with identify the aggress ^ar-ahe will refrairitL.^ actiori J bf a, nature tor collective efforts';to/j peace;--. ¥ ,>/t This/ doctrirte, considere^H 'abandonment of .America's, 4 -' solatidnfpolicy, was annoii- disartnament conference in _ M ..-:«^J'>'.^»^Mk' ft... ."AM.Ma.JM. < Caricature of President Roosevelt, seen through the eyes of Scaibo, famous artist who Is sketching world figures for NBA, The War's feature service. i House Committee Hikes Income Tax Vote. on Gasoline and Company Dividends WASHINGTON.— (JP) —The house ways and means committee Monday adopted that part of the administration's tax-increase proposals providing for increased income and gasoline taxe sand a levy on corporation dividends. The tax program is designed to raise 221 million dollars for interest and sinking f.und on a. 3-billion-300-hundred million-dollar public works program. Outlook Is Good WASHINGTON.— (IP)— Current reactions in cotton are regarded in authoritative sources as a natural and healthy correction of the market with a good character of buying on the decline. Poltical news continues to exercise potent influence. Sentiment favors cotton on the long view inasmuch as British and American efforts at the world economic conference are committed to price lifting. Brokers with close Washington connections were good buyers of October and December options. The market had under it' Saturday the steadying influence of textile activity. Usually when raw cotton declines the buying of goods is checked but the bulk of business at the close Saturday was done aji top prices. Print cloths moved up an average of 1-8 cent as an additional heavy volume of (Continued on Page Three) Today's Statgraph COMMERCIAL,* FAILURES IN 1933. JAN. FEB. MAB. APR. Railroad Bus Is Stuck on Detour West Third Street Payin to Be Completed by Noon Friday The eastbound passenger bus of the Missouri Pacific Transportation company due here from Texarkana at 2:05 Sunday afternoon was delayed about two hours when stuck in a mudhole on the Guernsey detour between the old and new Fulton highways. Contrary to first reports, the bus did not go through a wooden bridge, but was mired down at a bad spot in ;he road. With the completion of concrete on the East Third street approach of highway No. 67, the state contractor went to work Sunday paving the West Third street approach on the Fulton highway. This requiring the closing of West Third from Washington street to the Guernsey cross-road, five miles from the city; and traffic 'is being detoured down the old Fulton gravel highway to this cross-road. West Third paving is scheduled to be completed by noon Friday, and the street possibly may not be closed more than 14_pr 15 days all told. - o i • Strassner Is to Lecture on Japan Will Speak on B. & P. W. Program at 8 Monday Night The International Relations Committee of the Hope Business & Professional Women's club, of which Miss Jean Laseter is chairman, will present the Rev. Geo. F. X. Strassnpr in a lecture on "Japan and the Islands of the Pacific," in the council room of the city hall at 8 o'clock Monday night. This is the second in a series of lectures sponsored by this committee. The public is cordially invited to attend and participate in the round table discussion of the subject following the Rev. Mr, Strassner's lecture, May Buy in Acreage WASHINGTON. — (/P) — Chairman Smith, of the senate agriculture committee, said Monday after a conference with Secretary Wallace he will propose that 200 million of the 3-bil- lion-SOQrmillion-dollar public . works-L fund be set aside to retire acreages of ' cotton and other basic commodities. Dav'ili defined ah a^ one which has armed;! territory in violation of, t , -Debts, Tariff Worry rij .WASHINGfoN^T^o < V leins—war debts/and- the; thwarting President! , pians to|insure, an earlyot of'Congress. ' ,;^ . The president is aware that . cannot forge 'ahead rapidlyl.unj ness men.feeUsecure agajjM? ' -^ 3 * 1 vised for'^cohomic _ T _ hopes for an adjournment ft Thus far Mr. Roosevelt fcejl his batting average with C _ been 1,000-the bills he h'as sentli capi'tol have come back ready/f signature in much the samps'" he sent them. > *'J. But the-president and his'i are fearful of what may he sends his proposals for - v ~, „war debts legislation, and eveh'at? late stage he is represented a?' " cided upon the recommend^t make. > • . 1?" Congress Sounded Out" For the past,week various i " and congressmen at the ] .quest have been soundii colleagues as to how far . go in voting to give authorityi and' debt settlements to the The result, it was reported^ ,,wa ' *" P.-T. A. Wins First Prize; Baptist 2nd Hinton Third in Prosperity Club's Contest for $180 in Awards Hope P.-T. A, won first prize of $100 in the Prosperity club contest which closed Saturday night, on the basis of the final tabulation made in The Star office Monday morning by representatives of the six organizations which finished the competition. First Baptist church was an easy second. Final tabulations, and distribution of $180 prize money are: Hope P.-T. A., 652,070 votes, $100. First Baptist church, 406,340, $.10. Hinton church, 140,950, $12.50. Catholic church, 115,980, $12.50. Cemetery association, 89,530, $12.50. Julia Chester hospital, 44,195, $12.50. encouraging. Mr, Roosevelt has been re:. as holding no hope that any,, of Versailles Treaty Scored by Borah Must Be Adjusted to Achieve Peace and Pros parity, He Says WAJJHINGTON. — (/P) — Comparing Europe to a "smouldering volcano," Senator Borah Saturday night said the Versailles treaty was the "real obstacle" to success of the forthcoming disarmament and economic conferences. Speaking before the Women's International League, for Peace and Freedom, Borah, former chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said that disarmament, and not debts, was the "supreme problem" facing the world.! But he warned that disarmament .could not come until there were "raMicial adjustments" in the peace treaties. Asserting "there are a million more men in, arms in JSurope now than on ica's foreign debtors, will payment on June 15, th date on the war debts, His a ray the president believes that* der to avoid a strained feeling world economic conference, 1 , Which he has built such h'igh Kb] would Tie better if the United agreed to a re.examination debts question, and une 15 payments pending amination. , But he has been informed that representatives and senators are mitted to a stand against yielding further to the European debtors the president realizes that if the < issue is raised, a big battle wil(.« involving splits iA the ranks which he has held fairly ; up to now. The president until a short ago had planned to ask for full thority to deal with the foreign deb^ and to settle with them as he be best, and he is still anxious, to , as extensive a power over the debfcsj can be gained from Congress, ~ some of his advisors are counseji him now to ask for no authority ' yond that sufficient to permit to postpone the June 15 payment W out in any way prejudicing right? * the United States to demand full pay, ment. One proposal to which and his staff ha? given e:i.tend.ed sideration would have the debts (j tion presented to Congress indirectly, wtihout any recommendation- the president. This plan is to, England, and perhaps Italy Czecbo-Slovakia, join m a formal re- » quest to the United States for ponemenfof the June 15 payment. Tarlf f Also Troublesome The tariff question preseats, equally serious hurdle fo rthe president to clear, and unlike the debts, question, it is admittedly one wiiicb, ' cannot be evaded. , The president is determined to haye-ij his delegates go into the Loudojn C ference backed with power vested, him to adjust tariffs as he sees _fi%' 1 and even should the Lpndon end in complete failure, the still would desire the power he could start immediate separate gotiations with foreiga najtfons; signing reciprocal trade on page three) But the attitude of vm «» gagj

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