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f * . , ."iffi K. i . t it *e * *fi AP)—-M»*fll AiMfditti! PrtM. NBA)—M»«i« N«wip« HOPE, ARKANSAS, TOB»AY, NOVEMBER 17, VOLUME 38—NUMBBK 3 LGrandi Welcomed m By the President Monday Afternoon Visits Tomb of America's Unknown 'Soldier Early Tuesday THRONG Italian Foreign Minister and Party to Washington by Train WASHINGTO N.— (/P)—Dlno Grr.ndl approached his conference with President Hoover with a statement that It was high time the world sought a practical solution of the disarmament problem. Saline Man Announces For Senate Post W,ASHlNGTON.-(/P)-Dino Grandi, Italy's Foreign Minister, raised his .right hand in the Facisist salute to ^America's unknown soldier Tuesday at the start of a round of ceremonies which will precede his conversations •with President Hoover Wednesday. A veteran of the World' war himself, Mr. Grandi drove through the curly mroning fogs across the Potomac to tho hilltop shrine o£ the American soldier, before starting his round of official calls. Ambassador Do Marline accompanied him. i The party came to the city by special train Monday afternoon from New York after fog had forced abandonment of plans for them to fly to the capital with Col. Charles A. Lindbergh as their pilot. This evoked expressions of regret from both Slgnor and Signora Grandi. '• They had one other disappointment In that the fog also kept them from obtaining a clear view of New York's sky line ja%tfe<Tir*steamor,-,the-.Gomte Grande," cnfi., :d into the harbor. " They were < ocompanied on the train by Ambassador Garrctt, who represents America at Rome, and Mrs. Garrett. The Garretts left U«L train* at Baltimore W*'prcV«i%' *<-„ Grandis as their house guens later' In the week. Throng at Station A crowd that began gathering as ubarly as 3:30 Monday afterhobn lined the iron.grating on the inside of the Union station here, and was banked behind police lines on the exterior. Signer Grandi was cheered repeatedly as he and his party went from the train to waiting automobiles. The full pageantry of a Washington official welcome to a ranking statesman of another country greeted the Italian couple. Columns of marines stood at a rigid present arms and three military and naval bands played the Italian national anthem while the party stopped. Flashlights flared and then frock-coated representatives of the administration came forward with welcoming greetings. Secretary and Mrs. Stimson, whose house guests the Grandis will be, were there, as was Lawrence Richey. secretary to the president. State Department officials and presidential military and naval aides completed the welcoming group. The party was escorted through the east wing of the station, reserved for the president and his guests, to waiting automobiles which took it to the White House. A large detail of motorcycle police accompanied tho party ik f*r / and plain clothes detectives were on \the alert, les (enemies of the Fascist j regime attempt somo demonstration of There was no such inci- opposition. dent. Bulletins WASHINGTON — (IP) — Ambas- iloi Dawea is staying oot of the League of Nations. Manchurian M scion at Paris because the United Stales Is not ready to decide how far is will accompany the League along the pathway toward forceful measure* against Japan, Secretary Stimson said-Tuesday. LITTLE BOCK.—(/P)—The State Confederate Pension Board probably will meet next week to un- ilcrlnkc a classification of pensioners under a plnn proposed by the Confederate 1 organization, Secretary of State McDonald said Tuesday. ', CAPE MAY ,N. J.—(/P)-Three high, school teachers and five young men, miming since Sunday In a motor launch have been found safe In a light house in Delaawre bay. * •".;«•' Hospital Board to Visit Two Areas Consider Central Arkansas and Ozark Region for Vet Institution WASHINGTON — Surgeon General H. S. Gumming of, the Public Health "ServieeY chairman-of the Subcommittee of the Federal Board of Hospitalization which will:;visit Arkansas to Sam D. Carson, Democrat of Detonti, in Formal Announcement LITTLE ROCk.-(^f-Saniib. Carson of Detohtt, Saline C6unty, president of the Farmers Protective Association of America, Tuesday announced his candidacy for United Slalos senator to fill the unexplred term of the late Senator Caraway, at a special election, January 12. He is a Democrat. Inspect sites for pital, has written', ti*jlx-of? Texas;tto • probably V , veterans hos- itpr Tpm Con„.,_.,. .".to be .include only Allen Visited By Reconciled Sisfer After Slaying of Fiance, Girl Professed Animosity Toward Youth NORRISTOWN, Pa.— (ff>)-Hose Allen, 18, debutante, Monday saw her brother, Edwin, for the first time since he .shot to death her friend, Francis A. Dnnaldson. III. ' They met and talked for 15 minutes in the Montgomery county jail, where Allen is held on a charge of murder. Pale and sobbing, she emerged from the prison and said: "I ^am here because I love rny brother." Her visit indicated that she had be- romc reconciled with her father and brother, whom she had accused of be- in« responsible for Donaldson's death. • When Allen killed Donaldson a week ago Monday night, Miss Allen said >the never wanted to see her brother ''''again. She said her father and brother had driven her from home because of objections to Donaldson's attentions and that she held them to blame for his death. Allen shot Donaldson in the Allen apartment in the Green Hill Farms a fashionable hostelry just across the western edge of Philadelphia, after a quarrel over Donaldson's attentions to Miss Allen. It is expeded that Allen, if Indict ed by the Grand Jury, will not bs placed on trial until February. the central district of ArfcanMi»>arid the vicinity of the Ozarks. No date for the visit has been set. "I may state," General Cumming said, "that it is the consensus of opinion of members of the Federal Board that sites other than those in central Arkansas and in the region, hoar the Ozarks should be eliminated from further consideration. It is my understanding, however, lhat the board will hold another meeting before the ^subcommittee makes its trip South." The subcommittee, it was added, would bo guided by the decision of the board relative to the areas to be inspected. Members of the subcommittee, other than the chairman, are Maj. Gen. R. U. Patterson, surgeon general of the army, and Col. George F. Ijams, assistant administrator of veterans affairs. General Cummings letter was in reply to a request from the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce, transmitted by Senator Connally. The chamber asked that the subcommittee visit Texarkana. Room-mates at College to Rival for Governor LINCOLN — (/P) —Two men who were room-mates as students of the University of Nebraska may be rival candidates for governor. William Ritchie, Jr., Omaha, has entered the campaign for the democratic gubernatorial nomination. State Senator Kenneth S. Wherry of Pawnee City, has been petitioned to enter the republican gubernatorial race in the April primary. He had not decided Sunday whether to accept the petition filed by more than 2000 Pawnee county citizens asking that his name be placed on the ballot. Ritchie and Wherry once were room-mates at the university. Ritchie is a cousin of the governor of Maryland. To Campaign For Crippled Children Mrs. Harry Lemley Heads Committee for Hempstead County The Arkansas Crippled Children's Home, which every year draws some nominal support from the Quorum Courts of the state but depends mainly on private subscription to carry on its great work, will be put-before the people of Hempstead county next week by a committee of local women headed by Mrs. Harry Lemley. The Hempstead county committee will not attempt a canvass of individual citizens, but will try to reach the various community groups, where the sum total of individual small offerings will be placed in envelopes and reutrned to the county committee The purpose of the. campaign will be to enable everyone to make a donation, however small.'' I Located in L'ittle Rock, the Crip- ple'd Children's. Home ,;and Hospital draws cases from livery- county in the state. Here are some facts about the Institution: It is a non-sectarian, non-political, state-wide child-caring society. It serves homeless, neglected, abused, destitute and crippled children. It receives a small appropriation from state and counties. It raises more than half of its fund by personal contributions. Its books are audited each year by certified 1 accountants. Over 3,500 children have been re- ceivde in Homo and Hospital up to date. There are approximately 12,000 in Arkansas needing relief. If the Home and Hospital could run full capacity we could care for 1,200 of these a year. CAPPER FANNY It's His Story and He'll Stick to It Defying throats by football players and a deluge of alumni protests, Reed Harris (above), Columbia University student editor, refused to back down on charges of football professionalism which he made in "The C6lumbia Spectator." His entire staff 'voted to quit in a body if the young editor were forced to resign. United States in Change of Attitude Toward Evacuation League Council Agitated by Report From Paris Tuesday / R US SIAJSNETTLED Mali's Troops Reported to Be Standing Ground f Near Anganchi 'Love Me, an' You Gotta' Love My Dog* i (By Associated Press) Evidences of, a change/in the atti- tudefof the United States toward thtt insistence of Japanese evacaution of Manchuria was reported from Paris Tuesday and it was said that the League Council was agtated by this and reports that Russia is becoming nettled at Japan's activity. General Mah's troops are reported from Mpkden to be standing their ground south of Anganchi with no intention 6f withdrawnig. A demand 'that the Nanikng government cease its'weak kneed attitude toward Japan Was made at Shanghai by Hu Han-Ming .former chief of the governments branch and a leader of the Nationalist party. 34 Men Nominated For C. of C. Board Wax f'furcs In show-windows are beautiful but dummies.. Ballots Must Be Voted by Wednesday Night— Will Elect 17 Thirty-four Hope men were placed in nomination for the board of directors of Hope Chamber of Commerce, as ballots were mailed out Tuesday by Manager W. Homer Pigg. in that organizations annual election. Seventeen must be elected, the members scratching off the names they dont wish to vote for. Ballots must be voted and placed in the mails before midnight Wednesday, November 18. The results of the election will be announced at the Chamber of Com- merces annual banquet meeting Friday, November 20, at 7:30 oclock in Hotel Barlow, when Joseph F. Leopold, southwestern manager of the United States Chamber of Commerce will deliver the annual address. "The 34 men nominated for the board, half to be elected, arc as follow: Ralph Routon, Carter Johnson, Frank Ward, Geo. W. Robison, R. B. Stanford, Alex. H. Washburn, Dr. W. R. Anderson, R. L. Gosnell, Jim Henry. Tom McLarty, C. C. Spragin 0 , Paul Briant, W. S. Atkins, T. L. Rhodes, M. S. Bates, E. E. Austin, Lee DichI, John P. Cox, C. W. Weltman, O. A. Graves • Terrell Cornelius, H. O. Kyler, Pat Duffie, B. R. Hamm, Sid McMath, E. O. Wingfield. Robert Huguenin, Roy Anderson, George W. Ware, C. E. Romig, E. P. O'Neal, E. P. Young, Ropert LaGrone, A. C. Monts. . -*»&-«•• Local Doctors Attending Meeting at New Orleans Dr. P. B. Carrigan and Dr. Q. E. Cannon left Tuesday morning for New Orleans where they will attend a meeting of the Southern Medical Association convening in that city this week. Thcv expect to return to their homes here Saturday morning. Noah Beery Lost in Mountain Storm Movie Actor, Two Others, Missing ; Brother and Son in Search LOS';ANGELES,i-(/P)— Noah .Beery motion picture actor, and two .companions, arc missing In ' a snowstorm in the mountains, east of Palmdale, Cal. Beery, with O. G. Norris, superintendent, of the actors mountain resort near Palmdale, and A; L, Hendricks, a real estate dealer, . set out Monday morning in a hunt for Robert Elliott, 26,' 'who became lost in the storm Saturday night. Elliott was found. The starchors were to return to the resort early Monday night. The other parties returned and alarm grew as the night passed without betry and his companions putting in an appearance. Searching parties set out' on foot early Tuesday, and an airplane piloted by Wallace Belry, accompanied by Noah Beery, Jr., 18-year-old son of the missing actor, flew over the mountains seeking a trace of the party. Mrs. Barguerito W. L. Beery, wife oC the actor left her Hollywood home Monday night for Palmdale. George Siler, an employe of the resort and a member of one of the other parties engaged in the search for Elliot, said Beery, Norris and Hendricks motored eight miles east of Ualmdale in the Big Rock Green canyon and there, because of snow, left their automobile and proceeded on foot. They carried provisions for 24 hours. , Beery came from the New YorK stage to Hollywood motion picture work 15 years ago. Wet Plank to Be Discussed, Rumor R o o s e v e 1 t-Smith Parley Follows Sudden Jump in Ritchie Boom Hoover Relative Waives Jury Trial *^ i ,- • _ _. \ Leavitt, Accused of Liquor Possession, May Not Fight Charge SXNTA MONICA, Cal. — (IP) — A change in his previously announced to fight a charge of possessing filled witK liquor NEW YORK.—The type of wet plank to be adopted by the Democratic party a tits national convention next spring will be one of the chief topics discussed by former Governor Alfrpd E. Smith and Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt when they hold their conference Tuesday or Wednesday, according to reports Monday night. Announcement that the two "governors would meet, was made Sunday night, and it was learned Monday that Mr. Roosevelt extended the invitation. For some time observers have believed that Governor Roosevelt would seek such a meeting with former Governor Smith. The governor's political opponents have characterized such ameeting as a belated' "wooing" of Mr. Smith by the governor and some have contended that by now it is much too belated. Indications arc that the conference will take place at the governor's home here Tuesday afternocn. The governor came dnwn to New Yo''k Mon- cl.iy night »;iJ is scheduled to leave for a vacation in Warm Splines, Ga., Wednesday night. M-. Ro^tvelt ti- .';. inz'Uterl 'I .' the corfcreuoe would IK t b. socii. 1 .. , by C. . , Van Ness Leavitt, '5t,' brother-in-law ' of President Hoover, who waived a jury hear. ing before Police Judge S. A. M. Spencer. The trial was set for November 24, C. R. Dailey, Santa Monica grocer, facing the same charge, asked a jury trial. He will be tried December 7. Leavitt, shortly after his arrest, announced he would demand a jury trial, but changed his plans through his attorney who waived the jury when Dailey and Leavitt appeared in court today. Leavitt, a 'retired plumbing contractor and husband of Mary Hoover Leavitt, and Dailey, were arrested October 9, by Thomas Carr, Santa Monica policeman and liquor cru- sador. Leavitt, the officer said, left Dailey's store carrying .a guhnysack containing liq;uor whtn Carr entered the store to -frighten Dailey, once convicted of bootlegging. Police records showed Leavitt had been arrested in November, 1930, for intoxication and had paid a $25 fine, Both men denied the liquor accusation, Leavitt saying he did not know what was in the sack and that he was taking it outside at the request of Dailey. , - • • • Ruth Judd Trial Set For December Alleged Trunk Murderess Loses Plea for Additional Time PHOENIX, Ari.— (#>)— Over the objections of her attorneys, the trial date of Mrs. Winnie Ruth Judd, alleged "trunk murderer" of Mrs. Agnes Le Roi and Hedvig Samuelson, was set for December 15. Mrs. Judd pleaded not guilty to murder charges. Judge Howard Speakman granted her attorneys 10 days in which to change her plea after Herman Lewkowitz stipulated Mrs. Judd be granted the privilege of filjng a demurer or any dilatory plea or to change the plea of not guilty to one of guilty. Lewkowitz protested setting the trial date as early as December 15, claiming he could not be prepared for trial for a month and a half or two months. The same date was set for trial of both murder charges, although the sate announced previously they will be tried separately. Mrs. Judd confessed slaying her two friends in Phoenir and sending their bodies to. Los Angeles in trunks. She surrendered to police in Los Angeles a few days after the trunks containing the bodies were found at a railway station. She pleaded self-defense. Tho Rev. H. J. McKinnell, Darlington, Ind., Mrs. Judd's father, made an ineffective effort to speak in court Monday. While the 'county attorney the court, Mr. Mc- but Pleads Guil Murder of Near lil 1( New Y< Florida Mystery Slaj SELF-DEFENSE Were Traveling From 1 YorfrfoCmtifc HomeofVictim LITTLE Beale of White guilty ,to thc'jhurdcr- and a jury «Mpamie1eo!* td v principal evidence fixed Ms ment at life imprisonment, here ' Beale claimed h«- When Betty Robinson went to the dog show at the Crystal Palace, London, to choose a pet, this was the one she selected. And it must have been love at first'sight; because the huge St. Bernard, for whom Btty might have been just a couple of good mouthsful, allowed her to lead him about. When this picture was'taken the big fellow was warning the cameraman that the big black box had better not threaten any harm to his newly-adopted mistress. Three Killed as Train Strikes % Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Stevens and Son of Blossom • Victims of Accidint was Kiimell started from his chair. "I'm her fathT— ," he began - SjB •- ,v,-M xl ^:--f.'/j.!c,.:A »• • 3,;i» Stevens, who-.-liyed ; .at :fween ^'Wheatiey ani Goodwin, yere ki;/ed instantly''and theli 1 soh,;li;:B Sliveiis, Jr., aged 13, was injured fatally at 4 Monday, afternoon when then automobile was strucK by Rock Island passenger-train No. 41 I wo miles east of Wheatley, which is four miles from here. Mr. Stevens was superintendent of the Wheatley consolidated schools and Mrs. Stevens was a teacher in the Goodwin school. The son was a student in the Wheatley school. Mr. Stevens and the boy had gone to 'Goodwin and Mrs. Stevens and the three' were returning home. They had turned off the. paved highway and started to cross' the tracks to the old gravel route of .highway No. 70 When the train struck their car, L. B. Hughes of Wheatley, who saw the'accident, said the car was moving slowly, but the road was rough and he believed the pccupants of the auto did not see the approaching train. .The car 'was dragged 500 yards before the train could be stopped. The bodies were thrown from the car after it had been dragged 100 yards, The bodies were badly mutilated, but the boy lived until he arrived at Wheatley. Bodies of Mr. and Mrs. Stevens were brought here on the train. Farts of the automobile were scattered along the right-of-way for 500 yards and the cow-catcher of the locomotive was broken off. Mr, and Mrs. Stevens taught at Goodwin for 10 years until the school was consolidated with Wheatley, when Mr. Stevens became superintendent of of the consolidated schools. They formerly lived near Chalybeate, Miss., and Mr. Stevens has a brother, Bryan Stevens, and his mother, Mrs. J. M. Stevens, living at Ripley, Miss. Mr. Steven's brother and mother were to move to Blossom thanksgiving Day to make their home with Mr. Stevens. The schools of Goodwin and' Wheatley will close Tuesday and Wednesday and all business houses at Wheatley will close during the funeral.' Mr. Stevens was a member of the Brinkley American Legion and recently was elected chaplain of the post. He also was a past grand master of the Bell Baxter Masonic lodge No". 228 at Wheatley. J. Webster was engineer of the train and E. W. Jones, conductor. Both arc from Little Rock. down as Lowkowitz hurried to his side. Patronage of Co-Eds • Is Sought by Stores WASHINGTON.—(/P)-The College girl in stepping into the limelight along with the debutante and the bride. Her patronage is, being sought by stores, reports of the department of commerce reveal. A midwestern store maintains a "college board" to advise girl students on college wardrobes and equipment. The "board" starts its contact with the co-ed while she Is still a senior in high school through a girl outstanding in school activitve's. She builds up good will for the store among her associates in the class rooms. McGoIlom Family, Hold A. &M. Record One or More Attend School Regularly for , Past 15 Year* years onci or'more child Mrs. I. W., McCollom, of Walkerville, have been enrolled in'Magnolia A. & M, college. Back in 1916, then- eldest son, Carl, enrolled and finished in 1921. He went to Oklahoma A. & M. college, receiving his B. S. degree in agriculture and now is the Smith-Hughes teacher at Imboden, Ark. Five other McCollom children graduated from Magnolia A. & M. and all entered Oklahoma A. '& M. and one now is a sophomore- at the latter place. » Another McCollom son is a freshman at Magnolia, two. children are in high school and one is in gramme/ school, so if nothing occurs to prevent there will have been a McCollum the latter attacked Win. '* ^Jftel They were traveling t& LOB vAgi les, Calif., the home of Hiol6\ Beale has made a d ment of how he fatally former traveling companion, w&M Riolo had attempted to Jiartn hlltff killing occurred dn'the BaUcumJ last month. Hiolo's body wiS^fotui a ditch partially covered *ty< a carded tin sign, "" ' Beale was returned from Beach, Fla., where he watf October 11 when he called! f o the postpffice. His rtatertent^l cleared uptth* case that at all elements of a 'deep myste body of Riolo, clad only iriyi wear which bore no marks "of idem ficatibn, was found Wrapped Wi-flit tarpaulin several day» after jthej, 1 *' 1 ling. Persons living near the ?s told of two men having; camped^ by, but no one had bbtainej|J names or the automobile Ucenife.fi ber of the car in Magnolia A. & 1938. from 1916 to Parents Indicted ForChHdJorture Pair Is Charged Over the Treatment of Girl at Washington WASHINGTON.— Iff) —Wilful torture was charged against Harry N. and Elsie M. Riley in indictments returned Monday by,a District of Columbia grand jury after its investigation of their treatment of 13-year-old Edith Riley. Conviction would carry maximum penalties of two years imprisonment and' ?250 fines for the father and stepmother of the girl they are alleged to have confined in a windowless closet. The indictment charges the Rileys tortured, cruelly beat, and otherwise maltreated Edith. Edith, meanwhile, is under observation at the Gallinger hospital. The public welfare board has been given supervision of the child for six months. At the end of this period, Judge Kathryn Sellers of 1 the juvenile court, will make a final ruling on her future care. The Knock at Your Door Humanity never becomes so callous that it can turn a deaf ear to the appeal of a helpless child. If a destitute orphan or crippled child should come to your door and knock, seeking your aid, not one of you would turn it away empty handed. Circumstances make it impossible lor such as these to come to you in person, but they are coming by the only means in their power. Next week you are going to have a little envelope of tne Arkansas Children's Home and Hospital cross your path. It isn't just an envelope, however. It is the voiceless plea of n little child robbefl by circumstances of either health or home. The gift you placu in that envelope will be your reply. WILL YOU NOT ANSWER THIS KNOCK AT YOUR DOOR? cers *pund*wtfwe ^h ed .and in. high weeds ments ' v -------- *^ ~harf.f obtained fcon^the 6Ji» 61 -. ed together by Deputy Sheriff .Ji while' fliolo's ,name was '"" through the number of the, Officers iirst thought that Beate vi the victim, but when Beale apriearec] at White Plains a futUe search *" Diolo was started. The body was identified through Riolo's photograph and his brother, John Riolp^ojE^ Sacramento,. Cal-, made the -identlfi* «* cation certain.' *' - " ****'!' Beale is a carpenter, and mjUwu_^ He has refused to idiscuss details' of ,<, his private lift, but admits that he' has several brothers and is marries. k ' -;-.'• • . Needed Money ^ ,.'•'•. The quarrel ,;b| ' Riolo. which iresyilied-;.in;, the according to" Beale^-was 1 caused in* directly by shortage of funds of'the! travelers. Beale : said that after aiyf argument concerning the lack^of a',' reply to a telegram for a request to3 Beale's wife fop money, he was awakx = Wed about 11:30 the; night pt'the ' "" ing to find Riolo sitting on the of his cot. He said that he promised!, Riolo he would leave him w^i**.' the morning 'and that a later, after he Jiad turned; over to Spy back to sleep, Riolo struck at him>' with his fist. The fight started, 1 Beal?" said, and that he struck; Riolo with a club. ' ' Beale told of 'placing n rope around the meek of the body and dragging >t to the car, and later knocking it from the running board 'of the car into the ditch. He disposed of Riolo's cJoUiT ing on Park Hill end then drove to Memphis, a9cpmpanied b y a L WW Rock youth; Beale said he pawned Riolo's watch hi Roanpke, Va., where it was recovered by the officers, ana ( sold the car in Winchester county, , Pennsylvania. .... v The office of Sheriff Williams has , been praised highly both by Mr, Ban» ' * ey and Judge MpQehee of First DiyU- • ion Circuit Court, for apprenhendin? the 'slayer. < ,. Seed Owners Seek A Higher Market Claim Memphis Market Discriminating Against Arkansas Farmer* EARLE ,Ark.— (^^-Contending Memphis interests are discriminating against Arkansas farmers in the prices paid for cotton, seed the St. Francfe Delta Cottonseed Association. Tuesday laid plans tp boycott the Memphis mills by appointing a committee to negotiate with Texas and Mississipni mill owners for the sale of seed already held by the Association. Alfred A. Taylor Ag**»n Confined to Hospital JOHNSON CITY Tenn,— (IP\ — Al- frecT A. Taylor, 83-yeartold foimer governor of Tennessee,' was seriously ill in the Appalachian hospital Monday with what his, physician, Harry Miller, described as "thraatened pasu-

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