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fist '/-, "' '-'*>V'* ^V^^fSW?;^ ,** , , ' ~~ , - v.i V ? vJI~V-^ I \J -ITJUJJ^JLV iffl ~T..'. ~ iriimirmlT il n I .-»—*••» n i r / DIE Chiang Kai Shek Quits Presidency of China Monday Noted War Leader Believed Stepped Down For Harmony Bulletins Won Fame by Defeating Chang Tso-Lin, Manchurian Dictator UNITED THE NATION But Friction Developed With Southern Chinese at Canton SHANGHAI, China.- (ff>) -Chiang Kai Shek, president of China, resigned Monday and his resignation was accepted by the ^Nationalist party. T. V. Soong, finance minister of the Nanking government, is also expected to resign within a few days; and several other changes in the cabinet arc expected. • •'Kai Shek, 46, was first elected pres. Ident of the Nationalist government in October, 1928, and relected in 1931. Chiang Kai Shek won fame several years ago by leading the Southern Chinese to victory over Chang'Tso- Lin, Manchurian war-lord, who was alleged to have enjoyed* .secret support from both Russia and Japan, Great Military Chief Kai-Shek was the greatest Chinese military leader to ariso-since Dr..Sun, ^X*i.''Sen wJwaled ipo'var from the, anr . cient ,dynasty of Chinese emperors and make the land of the dragon a republic. Both Sun Yat Sen and Kai Shek revealed the influence of European and American civilization, Kai Shek only recently marrying a Chinese girl who had been educated in the United States. Kai Shek was the first public leader since Dr. Sen to draw China into one centralized government. The protest of the civilian groups against his military training, combined with the activity of alleged communists, was believed to have weakened his position within the last year. Although the central government reestablished headquarters in the ancient northern city of Nanking, the more radical elements of the Nationalist party soon formed an opposition group with headquarters at Canton, in the south—and ill-feeling has been continuous bewteen this group and •the dominant party of Kai Shek. The president's resignation has been frequently forecast in the interest of national unity. Jap Ultimatum TOKYO, Japan.—(#>)—Premier Inukai, head of the new Japanese cabinet, declared Monday when Marshal Hsueh Liang withdraws his army from the Chinchow district the Japanese will evacuate the territory south of the Manchurian railway done. LEAVENWOBTil, Kan.— (#>) — Many convicts at (he federal penitentiary remained locked in their celts Monday, following a disturbance Sunday night In which the prisoners shouted and yelled In (heir cell blocks. . WASHINGTON.-(/P)-Funds to establish 54 additional unemployment offices have been requested from Congress by the Labor Department and will receive immediate consideration by the House Appropriation Committee. M'GEHEE.— (XP) —The cngnlccr of a slcam shovel was killed and his negro fireman possibly fatally Injured when the shovel overturned on the Missouri Pacific roadbed 25 miles from here Monday. The engineer was J. K. Kcc, and the fireman John Dlxon, both of Mc- GcHcc. Winston Churchill Severely Injured Famous British Statesman Struck by Car in New York City NEW IYORK.—(#>)—Dr. Otto Pick-, hardt, at the Lenox HiU {hospital Monday, said that Winston Churchill, fohner British Chancellor of the Exchequer, .struck by 'tan automobile Sunday iilfrit, was In danger or"developing pleural hemorrhage. . • First reports said that Churchill had received only minor injuries. Body of New York Dancer Identified *~ ^— Friends Jested When Jack Thompson Threatened to Drown Self NEW YORK.-(/P)-The body of Jack Thompson, Broadway musical show and 1 vaudeville dancer, who left a party in his apartment November 3 to the accompanimunet of "wisecracks" by friends who didn't believe his announcement that he was "going 1 10 throw himself in the river," was identified late Sunday in the Bellevue morgue. It had lain there since December 5, when it was recovered from the North river. Thompson had played the juvenile lead 1 in "The Connecticut Yankee" in New York for two years, had danced with Btty Compson, musical comedy and film actress, in "Fifty Million Frenchmen," and had an important role in the musical success, "Peggy Ann." Student Killed During Hold Victim of Attempted Robbery Near San Antonio Wounded SAN ANTONIO, Tex.— (/P)— Thomas Bemus, 18, high school student, was shot and killed during an attempted holdup near here Sunday. Selond Lieut. John E. Barr of Gilbert, S. C., A'ir Corps student at Randolph Fields, was wounded seriously. Barr and Miss Jane Cohee said tljey were riding in an automobile along San Pedro road when another car forced them to stop. Two masked men then came to them. The officer was ordered to leave the car. As he did so, Miss Cohee handed him a pistol from a side pocket. When Barr touched the ground, he said, one of the masked men opened fire with a pistol, one bullet striking him in the chest. Barr returned the fire, shooting Bemus through the heart. The other youth ran to his automobile and with a companion drove away. Barr and Miss Cohee, daughter of the chaplain of Fort Sam Houston, went to a drug store. Shortly after the shooting, William Duke, 19, bellboy at a hotel, and Milton Ellis, appeared at a hospital with the body of Bemus. They were arrested and later charged with assault to murder. A large Amount of money w:is found oil Iliem. Air Mail Torpedo BERLIN,—A Berlin inventor has perfected an aerial torpedo in which to transport mail. It runs on an overhead cable, and is supported on the bottom by a leg which rests on a wheel and cable. Propellers at the front and 1 rear of the torpedo furnish power. With such a sfstem a letter can be transported across Germany in 40 minutes, it is said. Freezing Weather Forecast in Hope Tuesday Morning *! * Low Temperature of 22 to 26 Expected Overnight by Memphis Observer COLD SNAP~IS HERE Fiut Real Weather Break of Unusually Warm ' Autumn MEMPHIS-r-W)—Meierologist BHs predicted -the: coldest Weather of the seasqfi for Memphis and vicinity Monday,night and Tuesday. Monday morning's low temperaturi of 36 degrees Will fall Tuesday morning to 22 or 26, he said. The forecast for Hope ajid vicinity is fair and freezing Monday night and Tuesday, There was a preliminary warning late Sunday afternoon when the weekend was followed by a sharp decline in temperature, making it bitterly cole by midnight Sunday. Monday fared off, with sunshine and a brisk cold wind, and indications of a much lower temperature Monday night. The prospect is for real holiday weather on the wind-up of the Christmas shopping season. It has been an unusual season, starting with a wet summer, followed by a record-breaking dry and hot fall season. Rain set in late in November—but/there has been no freeze to date, and this will be the first real cold spell of the season. K .&Pffi Bg . ^ HOPE, ABKANSJjg,. MONDAY, DECEMBE* 14, 1931 j5325jjjj5jj*5Jjjjj55Jjjjjjjj55SS5>SH8SS"S ^^^^™ . ^^^^™ ^^w^&. IjyJjdAj^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ . ^^^^^. - j|^^^u. - ^^^^^^^^^^^^_ ^^^j ^^^^ ^^^^j^^^^^ WEElv-END ~*~\", ' '.' 'R ......'.", ', '. ,,...--..-_-....-.... eather' "Police" Dog USWs Up to Name Wl*J Tv 0 "»> *-.- J . , • , i ** . Little Change in natations FLAPPER FANNY SAYS : BE6.U.S.PAT.OfF. A/v There's uluuvs the ilu/.v bcfuix* Ch«|.sl mas. shopping Sales for Past Week Higher Than in Preceding Seven Days MEMPHIS-(U. S. Dept; Agricul- .ure)—The cotton market during the period December 5th to llth -witnessed rather narrow price fluctuations with quotations December Uth about 5 points higher that those of December 4th. Demand both domestic and foreign was said to have continued rather indifferent with inquiries largely centered on small quantities of raw cotton lor prompt shipment. Some inquiries' lowever were said to have come for export for shipment during the early months of 1932. The holding movement on the part of producers was said to .have con- inued with the result that although unsold stocks were said to be quite plentiful free offerings were not in evidence. According to the Bureau of the iensus there were ginned of the 1931 crop prior to December 1st 15,000,000 •unning bales. The final indicated total production according to the Department's release December 8th was 16,900,000 bales, 500 pounds gross, and abandonment of acreage since July 1st was 1.1 per cen.t making the acreage for harvest 40,500.000 acres. The indicated yield is 200.1 pounds per acre for harvest. Average price of middling 7-8 inch » compiled from the quotations of he ten designated markets December 1th was 5.77 cents, compared with i.70 cents December 4th and 8.99 cents on the corresponding day the previous season. Reported sales of spot cotton by the ten markets for the past week amounted to 145,971 bales, compared with 134,281 bales the week before and 100.002 bales for the like week the season before. Exports to December llth this season amounted to about 3,400,000 bales, compared with about 3,500,000. for the same period last season. Exports to Japan and China continue heavy. Detectives had. to make friends with this police dog before they could get near enough to a suspected gang stronghold in Newark, N. J., to find evidence that would justify a raid. Wpn over by kindness, the dog who deserted his gangster-masters is seen here with one.of the raiding officers after a nine-room house "had been 'discovered, 'to hold thousand? of dollars in loot, a large quantity of explosives, and an elaborate crime laboratory and workshop. Congress Is Asked For 136 Million President Hoover Li si s Roads, 'Building and Military Needs WASHINGTON.— (#>)— Pres. Hoover Monday asked Congress for $135,352,420 in additional appropriations for the federal government during the present fiscal year. The request includes $60,000,000 for advances, to .thejBta'tes^vmder the; fedr; eral af3* Joad^coh^tfuctiori' program $20,000,000 for public buildings, '•• and nearly $47,000,000 for military and naval compensation, Charley Draper Is Taken to Prison Killer of Three Persons Is Sentenced to Life Imprisonment IDABEL, Okla.— Charley Draper was aken to the state penitentiary at McAlester Sunday to start serving the ife sentence imposed upon him for the murder of E. S. Chappell. Sheriff Charles R. Holman and Jailer Sam Sellers left the jail here with the prisoners about 2:30 a. m. ' Despite the announcement that Draper will be tried on the charges of murder for the killing of Eugene Har. is. and Jack ODell at the next term if court, the impression prevails here low that those two cases will be permitted to lie dormant, to be taken up ater should Draper be paroled or pardoned. American Legion to Meet at Blevins Out-Post Meeting to Be Held Thursday Night, December 17 1,000 Damage to Highways By Rain Several Bridges and Culverts in White County Are Washed Out SEARCY—Damage estimated by County Judge White at probably ?30,000 was caused to White county roads and 1 bridges Sunday night by rain measuring 4.43 inches. Creeks are out of bounds, culverts and small bridges washed out and roads badly washed an flooed in many sections. Water is up to the top of the dump on the highway to Little Rock and running across the road in places between Kensett and Judsonia. Big creek, Bull creek and Des Arc creek are raping streams. No wind damage was The Leslie Huddleston Post of the American Legion will hold an outpost meeting on next Thursday night at Blevins, according to Post Commander J. L. Stringer. Arrangme6nts for this meeting are in charge of A. H. Wade of Blevins. A large number of local Legionnaires ar eplanning to go to Blevins Mr. Stringer said, and all members and ex-service men of the county who can are urged to attend. Tulsa World Reports Big Pipe Line Projects TULSA, Okla. — (/P) — The Tulsa World says that executives of leading pipe line companies estimate that a minimum of 5000 miles of new gas, gasoline and crude oil pipe lines will be built in 1932 at an approximate cost of $1,000,000,000 despite lack of strength in the present petroleum market. Fifty per cent of the new construction will originate in the mid-continent area, the World predicts, the work to comprise new lines, extensions to existing lines and other work associated with such projects. Among the projects outlined by the newspaper are the following: Continental Construction company is to build an entirely new natural gas line from the Texas Panhandle area aerr.?r Oklahoma. Kansas, Nebraska. u:\v:i. Illinois, Indiana and Ohio to iLMiiiiiiiU' ill Buffalo, N. Y. County Institute Teachers Meet at Hope High School in 3-Hour Program : Hempstead county schools held .a successful Teachers Institute Saturday from' 9:30, in the morning until 12:30 o'clock, with all sessions held in the new Hope togh school building. , The program was opened with the ,«irjg^ng _of ';Ajjteric8 T L conducted by Miss Martha" 'Jean; Winbtirn,,, accompanied by Miss Vollle Reed, both of the Hope Faculty. The devotional was led by E. E. Austin, Hempstead county superintendent. The lesson for the day was "And I will lift mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help." He remarked that impressions that are made on children's minds are very lasting and the pupils should see their teachers read 'the Bible often. The community singing was conducted by Horace Kennedy. The theme for ,the whole program dealt in some way with "Safety." Mr. Austin remarked of the sadness felt by all the people of Hempstead county for the loss of the life of Miss Vera Walker, his former secretary. John Vesey, mayor, spoke on the subject, "Modern Transportation." He gave an interesting talk, stressing the importance of (teaching the child and developing within him the essentials of carefulness in regard to vehicles. J. Glenn Coker, superintendent of the Blevins schools, gave some important factors on "The 1 transportation of school children," which should prove very helpful to any persons who have had the operating of buses placed in their hands. He mentioned especially the importance of a fire extinguisher on every bus. "Fire Prevention ant} Conirol" was discussed by Rufus Herndbn of Hope. Mr. Herndon gave us laws governing the practice and importance of fire drills, and some important figures regarding loss of lives and property. T. M. Honea, superintendent of the Spring Hill Schools, talked on the importance of the fire drill in the schools of the country. He stressed especially the importance of fire drills in the small one room frame building, well as the larger schools. Miss Pauline Mitchell discussed the lealth program in the schools of the county. She suggested that in all the schools there should be a special lealth program with every child tak- ng part. It srould be conducted in such a manner as to interest the child; >y means of contests and essays. Mrs. O. A. Graves spoke on "What Is the Parent Teachers Organization worth to the schools?" and certainly iroved herself capable of being a lead, er in this kind of work. She introduced Mrs. Y. E. Montgomery, principal of Junior High School, Texar- cana, Ark., who showed how a P. T. i A. organization can be so vital a part of the school. Mrs. Montgomery's talk was thoroughly enjoyed' by everyone who heard it. A class project in "The Teaching of English" was given by Miss Holt and four of her pupils, Joe Booker, Vivian Bell, Lucille Hulsey and Emogine Robinson from the Washington schools. An assignment was made and a classroom discussion by the four children was given, which proved very interesting. Miss Edith Lewis, assistad by members of her class, gave a beneficial health program dealing with the precaution that should be taken to prevent the spread of colds. Miss Nancy Johnson of the Saratoga schools, with the aid of two splendid pujjils ijavi.' a di'iiiunslrulkm. She Wm. R.Atkins Due at Pen Monday, Is Not There at 2:30 His Attorney Says He Will Begin Sentence Before . Night, However SECOND CONVICTION Pleaded Guilty Last October and Again Was Sentenced Although his attorney said William R. Atkins,'convicted .cashier of the defunct .Bank of McCaskill, at Mc- CaskiHihis county, would go to the penitentiary Monday to beging serving a four-year sentence for fraud, he hact not arrived at 2:30 p. m. Monday, the Assebated Press advised The Star. It was regarded as probable, how- over, he would arrive before Monday night, penitentiary officials told the Associated Press. Atkins 1 attorney, George R. Haynie, announced in a statement from Camden last Saturday that his client would go to Little Rock unaccompanied Monday. Atkins was first tried and found guilty by a jury in HempsteacT circuit court at Washington in the''Octo- ber, 1930, term.'He was sentenced at the April term, and the day he went to Little Rock was granted an indefinite furlough by the acting executive, Lieut.-Gov. Lawrence Wilson. The revelation of this fact by Hope Star caused Prosecuting Attorney Millard Alford to arraign Atkins again in 'the October, 1931; term of court, there still being 19, indictments remaining against him. Atkins pleaded guilty to four, was sentenced one year on each, under agreement that if he went to the penitentiary the prosecutor would not press the remaining indictments, i'.„..',.,..'....'..;. ,.,'.,-* Term Shortened Committee Finds It has Dropped From 158 Days to 137 LITTLE ROCK.-(^P)-The depressed condition of the public school system has resulted in the shortening of terms for white children from an average of 158.6 days last year to 137.6 days this year, a sub-committee which studied conditions in "15 typical counties" reported Monday to the State Board of Education. The committee recommended strict budgeting, keeping of uniform and complete records of school districts' financial and administrative condition, and staying within incomes. A general falling off in revenue .vas found largely responsible. Other causes listed were the withdrawal of credit by the banks, and the fact that the school districts had been forced to a cash basis, districts "living above their means," a constant demand for better schools, and the uneven distribution of money to districts. Discussing the falling off ir^ the number of school days, the committee said its fgiures "when applied to the entire state as a whole are very significant," "Of the districts in the 15 counties for which the report is made, 316, or 72 per cent voted the maxmium limit of 18 mills school tax. Eighty-one districts voted 12 to 17 mills; 28 voted five or less mills. "In the elementary schools, there has been a decrease in the number of teachers from 1,143 last year to 1,066 this year, which is a decrease of about 7 per cent. Camden Church Voted Down Offer to Drop Its Storm Insurance CAMDEN. Ark.-(/P)-A proposal to drop a $25,000 tornado insurance policy on the First Methodist church here as an economy move was voted down by the Board of Stewards last Monday night. The church building was one of a half dozen large structures virtually desroyed chb roads hurch tualy- destroyed by Sunday's tof- nado. ; • '• Rebuilding Begun By Camden, Waldo Streets* of Both Cities Cleared of Debris Monday Morning LITTLE ROCK.-(^>)—With one dead and 15 or more injured, Camden and Waldo attacked the problem Monday of rebuilding and caring for families made homeless by the tornado which swept Southwest Arkansas eraly Sunday. : 'Despite large property damage at Camden, only one death occurred and although hardly a building escaped damage or destruction in Waldo 1 only tw opersdns were injured. The streets were virtually, cleare of ; debris Monday at Camden, an Waldo made'.rapid progress in clean ing up its littered streets. High .water consequent to heavy rains following the tornado were re ceding in sections of the Camden anc El Dorado oil fields., Some.oil wells in the Smackover area ,were shu down, but danger, of a serious flooi was believed to have passed. OnelsKili Smashed Cyclones Dollars Two Ct FIVE Negroes Kill* Morning Nc - . vdtfc Dallas Man Endorsed to Head Petroleum Group TYLER, Tex.— (/P)— Earl Callaway of Dallas, independent oil man, was endorsed for president of the Independent Petroleum Association of Texas at a meeting of oil men here Sunday". The association holds its annual convention in Dallas Tuesday. Tom E. Cranfill, president, will not be a candidate for re-election. Callaway is a director of the National Independent Petroleum Association of America and for two years was assistant chief supervisor of the oil and gas division of the state railroad commission. spoke of the great advantages of a rural community school in the line of science, whether they have the proper apparatus or not. Milton Talley, from the Patmos Schools, discussed for a brief time "The Vitaliding of Science." Others to speak on the program were: Glen J. Durham, teacher of Sciceen in the Hope School; Miss Pauline Weaver, of Fulton, teacher of History; J. F. Barker, history teacher n the Nashville school; C. T. Wallace, Saratoga Schools; and R. E. Jackson i;f Columbus. Admits Killing Man am Woman With Minstrel •Show in Texas HOUSTON, Miss.— (ff>)— Durell Ken dall, .22, confessed \o Chickasaw coun ty officers Sunday that he killed tw< members of a small minstrel show'i company near New Caney, Texas, De. cember 4. Kendall, motion picutre operator o the show, said he killed L. H. Brown lee and Martha Smith in self defense when they would! not permit him t leave the show to come home. " Kendall was arrested at his father's home near Wo6dland, Miss., Saturday afternoon. He first told Sheriff O. E Shell that a Mexican boy killed thi pair, but later he denied that and refused 1 to talk. H. B. Abernathy, county attorney said Kendall told him Sunday Brownlee threatened to kill him if he triet to quit the show and took his money so he couldn't leave"Early the morning of December 4,' Abernathy said Kendall told him, awoke and saw Brownlee standing by my bed with a tent stake in his hand "I jumped up and we scuffled Brownlee knocked me across my col and I got up and took the tent stake away from him and his him over the head. Then the woman rushed me with a butcher knife and I hit her. "I knew Brownlee was dead, but ! didn't wait to see about the woman I got my money from the cash box and left in a truck belonging to Brownlee." Mr. Abernathy said Kendall denied taking all of the money in the cash box, but that he came home with "several hundred dollars' and bought a second hand car. Kendall was traced to his father's home from Goodrich; Texas, where the truck broke down. He forwarded his bag from there to his home in the name of Ricks Hill, and made the trip on the train. When Sheriff Shell and Deputy Sheriff J. W. Bhenault went to his home to arrest him Saturday they said he seemed surprised but did not make resistance. Bhenault said he had known Kendall for about 15 years and that he had q "mighty g6od reputati&n" in his home 'commuruty and seemed like "a nice young fellow. • He had been away from home about two months and had been with the show about two weeks. Shortly after the killing a special session of the grand jury was called at New Caney and Kendall was indicted for murder. Discovery of the two bodies was made several days after the killing. A parVot, half starved, was found in the tent with the bodies. Hans Nagel, keeper of the Houston (Tex.) zoo, has taken particular care of the bird. He said it was possible "that if the murderer is brought before the parrot and the parrot is excited to such a state as he was when the killings took place, it will repeat tome of the exact words and perhaps tome of the names used in the Other , * •*/*"'-,,*'#'• Twice iiji the' lastllf '; Arkansas has beeti " clone' disasters. , „. April 15, J921, a, out of TexaS, crossed :tne and struck Hempsteatf ci 'Guernsey, following A' lini; Hdpe and Washingiofi a out of the county ,riear Thirty-three persons, 1(5 17 negroes, were killed)' hospitalized iin Hope, 4, in, and 6 In Fulton, and 205 1 were made homeless/', the files of Hope Star/ ^ , May 9, 1927, a cyclone: of the west and struck • miles ' southeast of' El Union county, killing ,30 ; and severely injuring.94." Was demolished. > An 4 off the same storm at .the _ hit Norphlet W the same killing two persons. and half dozen. Doi-a Tornadoes struck < ,db, in Arkansas, and,I in Louisiana,;after m^c__. .morning with a'tblat loss"'i Waldo was, completely wi Camden badly damaged.' ; ove Mrs," Camden. Five Die In An 'Associated Press Shreveport Monday morning negroes "were dead near Hoi- Cotton Valley, two dying in,' lapse of a house at Hormari,' - J at Cotton Valley. Whole arei Northwest Louisiana were over Sunday, with great railroads, highways, bridges and, property, the Associated" Press, patch said. " , : ^ A storm of great .fury swept Hope shortly after midnight Su, morning, being ah off-shot from? tornadoes that at the same hour-v descending on Waldo aqd Camden,' Waldo's business section was i *• ed to bits, and many of its . torn up. In one of them, Mr. Mrs. John .King 'were injured by" ing debris, but not critically. From Camden, however, a casual^ list of 15 was reported as follows: List of Casualltles, *< , Those at the hospital are: -y, Mrs. James Damaski, fractured "sHull Jikely to die. \. n > Bessie Damaski, internal injuries,!; James Damaski, internal injuries..^ B. D. Durham, aged 25, back onj shoulder hurt. . ^ f Mrs. D. B. Durham, fractured" letoj and head Injury. ' ~* Bobby Durham, aged 13 bruises and abrasions. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Pinkston and'1 daughter. , ,SJ Mrs, Mary E. Pinkston, 62, **i' t Lucille Durham, four, bruises and.^ abrasions. . ."a Howard Colvert, severe bruises an4'H cuts. \ ;*{ Mrs. Howard Colvert, bad cuts 8nds>| abrasions. - '!'« Louise Colvert, two, bruises. Grady Graham, 21, of Pine Bluff, HI hand cut deeply. ** Mrs. J, W. Anuity, legs bruised,, Mrs. H. L. Rampley, head an4 njured. The greatest property loss }n bqthfl Waldo and Camden occurred in "-- tJ<J msiness district. Camden's \tethodist church and the ounty courthouse were demolished; ind the Newton hotel was wrecked, ' WaUlo Smashed In Waldo, where a staff correspon-tjv dent of The Star visited Sunday eft' 1 rnoon, the Cotton Belt station, fas kValdo school and the business houses, >n the two principal streets nrese«te4 t woeful sight. Roofs had been torn 'ill the buildings, the store-fronts >ashed in, and the streets were fu)l of ~ rick, sheet-iron and tangled wire. National Guardsmen were patroll^ ng the business district. That a combined property loss in he two cities of close to a million bllars was accompanied by the Iqss f only one life was explained by the act that the tornadoes hit when the lopulation was asleep. ^ The fury of the storm was no less " han 1921 in Hempstead county, or 192? , Union county—but the Heinpstead . ; yclone struck at 5 o'clock in the aft- rnoon, and the Union storm at 3 o'clock, both being hours when people (Coi»linu.C(l on three)

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